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NCTC Family Matinee Series Presents New Twist on WIZARD OF OZ
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

The fall, New Conservatory Theatre Center Family Matinee Series flies over The Rainbow with a new telling of L. Frank Baum's classic, The Wizard of Oz, in a stage adaptation by Stephanie Temple, who also directs with Sophie Iribarren. (more...)

Broadway in Boston's WIZARD OF OZ Tickets Now On-Sale to the Public
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Broadway In Boston announced today that tickets for the upcoming Boston engagement of THE WIZARD OF OZ, will go on sale to the public on Sunday, September 10, 2017. THE WIZARD OF OZ will play a limited five performances at the Boston Opera House January 12-14, 2018 as part of the 2017-2018 Lexus Broadway In Boston Season. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Davis Gaines and More in MAN OF LA MANCHA at Orlando Shakes
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Broadway veteran Davis Gaines and innovative in-the-round seating are featured in Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF's (Orlando Shakes) production of Man of La Mancha. The multi-Tony Award-winning musical runs now through October 8, 2017 in the Margeson Theater. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Tickets Now On Sale for WAM Production of THE LAST WIFE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Tickets are now on sale for WAM Theatre's fall Mainstage production of The Last Wife by Kate Hennig, directed by Kelly Galvin. The play premiered at the Stratford Festival in 2015 and enjoyed a completely sold-out and extended run. Performances of this Northeast Regional Premiere production are scheduled for October 13-November 5, 2017, at Shakespeare & Company's Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre, 70 Kemble St, Lenox, MA. (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for September 7
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 7, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

Cahoots Theatre and Obsidian Theatre present OTHER SIDE OF THE GAME
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Set before the rise of Black Lives Matter, OTHER SIDE OF THE GAME is a time-spanning work that tells the story of silenced Black women who organize communities, protect loved ones, battle institutions, and live each day by a ride-or-die philosophy. This first-time partnership between Cahoots and Obsidian also marks the professional playwriting debut for Amanda Parris. (more...)

Primus Reveal 'The Scheme', New Album 'The Desaturated Seven' Coming Out September
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

New Primus album The Desaturating Seven, set for a September 29 release via ATO Records, has brought Les Claypool (lead vocals, bass), Larry LaLonde (guitar) and Tim Alexander (drums) back to the sounds and styles of their earlier days. (more...)

Michael Feinstein Will Be 'HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS' at Feinstein's at the Nikko
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Two-time Emmy and five-time Grammy Award-nominated Michael Feinstein returns to San Francisco - the city where he launched his career - with Home for the Holidays. In this all-new show celebrating the magic of the season, Feinstein will perform classic standards from the Great American Songbook, along with a selection of holiday favorites. (more...)

The Love Show presents GHOST BOOOOOOB: A Halloween Extravaganza at The Slipper Room on 10/30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

The Love Show is a theatrical dance company based in Brooklyn that combines cabaret, ballet, rock, comedy, and theater into creative performances all over the US and beyond. The Love Show has entertained all audiences, rocking stages from Lebowskifest to The Public's Shakespeare in The Park. The Love Show was commissioned to perform original choreography for clients including Banksy, Veuve Clicquot, Bacardi, and Vogue Magazine. (more...)

F&M Bank Presents THE WIZARD OF OZ at the Roxy Regional Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

'Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain!'  Just click your heels together and travel over The Rainbow this weekend as Clarksville's oldest professional theatre enters Season 35 of live entertainment on the corner of Franklin and First in Historic Downtown Clarksville.  (more...)

BWW Review: FINIAN'S RAINBOW at Spinning Tree Theatre
by Alan Portner - Sep 3, 2017

Designed as a very funny screed against Jim Crowe and political corruption, Rainbow continues to shine on its audiences after 70 years. (more...)

Winners Announced at The Streamy's Premiere Awards at The Broad Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

dick clark productions and Tubefilter announced last night the winners of twenty-four Streamy Awards at the Streamys Premiere Awards presented by PopChest at The Broad Stage in Santa Monica. (more...)

New PRIMUS Songs Revealed For The Next Seven Days
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

With only one week remaining until the release of the new Primus album The Desaturating Seven, Les Claypool's alter ego Christopher P. Bacon will be reading excerpts from The Rainbow goblin-filled children's book that inspired the record and revealing one song each day at Noon EST until the album's release on Friday, September 29. (more...)

Pride Films and Plays presents HIS GREATNESS, 10/17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Three men - a great American playwright, his trusted and loyal assistant, and a young Canadian street hustler - find themselves together for two days in a hotel room in Vancouver. The ensuing battle for power, love and loyalty is frequently funny, engagingly dark and ultimately moving. HIS GREATNESS, inspired by a 'potentially true story' during the declining days of Tennessee Williams, is an intimate insight into the mind of a familiar public figure, grappling with the loss of former glory and desperate for a return to form and success. Pride Films and Plays will stage the play from October 14 November 12, 2017 in The Buena, the 50-seat venue of the Pride Arts Center. The Buena is located at 4147 N. Broadway, Chicago. The press opening will be Tuesday, October 17 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Africa's New Gold Rush
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

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Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for 9/21/17
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 21, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

World Premiere of Grammy-Winner Victor Vanacore's LA SORGENTE Set for John Anson Ford Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Grammy Award-winning conductor/composer Victor Vanacore, at the nexus of popular and classical music for 30 years, conducts the highly anticipated world premiere of his latest work, La Sorgente, a collection of 10 neo-classical arias composed to the poetry of Pope John Paul II, on Sunday, October 8, 2017, 7:30 pm, at the John Anson Ford Theatres in Hollywood. (more...)

Michael McKean Returns to Host New Season of Cooking Channel's FOOD: FACT OR FICTION?, 10/22
by TV News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Acclaimed actor Michael McKean takes viewers on a culinary journey to help unwrap the mythology and adages behind some of our favorite foods, in a new season of FOOD: FACT OR FICTION? premiering Sunday, October 22nd at 10:00pm ET/7:00pm PT on Cooking Channel. (more...)

North Coast Rep to Revive American Classic OF MICE AND MEN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

For its second play of Season 36, North Coast Rep is reviving John Steinbeck's classic drama novella-turned play, OF MICE AND MEN. (more...)

WAISTWATCHERS THE MUSICAL Returns to Sacramento, 10/18-11/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

After last summer's successful runs in Sacramento, Walnut Creek, and San Jose, Alan Jacobson's WaistWatchers The Musical! returns to the 24th Street Theatre in Sacramento October 18-November 19, 2017. (more...)

Tony Bennett, Todrick Hall and More Among La Mirada Theatre's 40th Anniversary Special Events Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts Producing Artistic Director BT McNicholl announced today its celebratory 40th Anniversary season of truly fantastic, fabulous and phenomenal special events! (more...)

BWW Flashback: Looking Back on the 'Some Kind of Wonderful' Leading Ladies of BEAUTIFUL!
by Danielle Ashley - Sep 2, 2017

From the Great White Way to across the pond on the West End, the story of Carole King has continued to inspire audiences to find their true voice with the timeless music sung by talented leading ladies. (more...)

Intel CEO To Keynote Global Automotive Summit In Detroit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

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Toronto Critic Robert Cushman Announces Departure from The National Post
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

In his review for The Shaw Festival's Androcles and the Lion, National Post critic Robert Cushman announced his next column would be his last. (more...)

Go Over The Rainbow As WIZARD OF OZ Continues North West Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Following on from its hugely successful run of performances at Stockport Plaza in August, The Wizard of Oz is back on the yellow brick road and heading towards Southport, Liverpool and Rhyl this October to continue its North West tour! (more...)

Riverside Theatres Presents Spot On Children's Festival this Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Riverside Theatres has compiled some of the best children's entertainment from around the country for its sixth annual Spot On Children's Festival, presented during the school holidays from 26th to 30th September. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 15, 2017
by - Sep 15, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 15 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Faith Prince and Seth Rudetsky Come to NOCCA Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Faith Prince--Tony Award-winner for her performance in Guys and Dolls--makes her debut on Mark Cortale's Broadway @ NOCCA concert series next Friday, September 22 at 8PM, as a benefit for the The NOCCA Institute. (more...)

GREASE, Starring Tom Parker and Danielle Hope, Comes to the Marlowe This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

The Wanted's Tom Parker makes his theatre debut as Danny Zuko in Grease, at The Marlowe Theatre next month (October). (more...)

UMS Announces No Safety Net Theater Festival with Focus on Contemporary Social Issues
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

The University Musical Society of the University of Michigan (UMS) announces No Safety Net, a three-week theater festival of four productions that foster timely conversations around slavery, terrorism, transgender identity, and radical wellness and healing. (more...)

Sony/ATV Music Publishing Promotes Dan Nelson to SVP, International
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Sony/ATV Music Publishing has promoted Dan Nelson to Senior Vice President, International, based in the company's London office. (more...)

Tigre Burning Bright: Banda Magda's Cinematic Tales of Courage and Persistence
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The lightbulb went on. Composer, multi-instrumentalist, and firecracker performer Magda Giannikou suddenly understood: The world needed more light, and she was determined to bring it. (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for September 13, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 13, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

Linda Glick to Debut TEACH ME TONIGHT at Pangea This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Singer Linda Glick has been described as 'full of grace and dignity, leavened by a touch of continental cynicism' (Backstage, Eric Haagensen). She will unveil her newest cabaret show, 'Teach Me Tonight,' from October 18 to November 10 at Pangea Restaurant & Supper Club, 178 Second Ave. (betw. 11th & 12th Streets). (more...)

The Love Show Presents Gl'AMOUR! at House of Yes
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

House of Yes & The Love Show present Gl'Amour!, an evening of opulence, feathers, rhinestones, romance, champagne, showgirls and showboys! (more...)

Manchester's Palace And Opera House Announces Autumn Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

Manchester theatre lovers are in for a treat with a bumper crop of brilliant shows heading for the city's Palace and Opera House theatres this autumn. (more...)

Just 10 Purple Passes & Limited Rainbow Passes Remain For BIGSOUND Festival 2017
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

If being part of new Australian music's biggest party is on your agenda for 2017, you'd better be quick, with just TEN purple passes (full party, conference and festival access) remaining and a limited number of rainbow passes available at just $85 (+booking fee), giving punters access to 152 of Australia's hottest emerging live bands over four big nights.  (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for August 31
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 31, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

SOUVENIR and END OF THE RAINBOW Headline Max & Louie's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

Max & Louie Productions announces its eighth season with the hit comedy Souvenir, an affectionate portrait of tone-deaf opera diva Florence Foster Jenkins, and the St. Louis premiere of End of The Rainbow the electrifying Broadway smash about the later years of the legendary Judy Garland.  (more...)

Vocal Stars to Join Chicago Philharmonic for BODY AND SOUL Season Opener
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

The Chicago Philharmonic spins the wheel of fortune and fate alongside spectacular guest vocalists this October in 'Body and Soul', the opening concert of the 2017-2018 Season: Glorious Earth. (more...)

Rainbow Theatre Project to Kick Off 2017-18 Season with BLUE CAMP
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

Rainbow Theatre Project will begin the 2017-2018 season with Tim Caggiano and Jack Calvin Hanna's Blue Camp, a play that takes audiences inside of the blue barracks on a U.S. Army base. (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 27
by Audition Roundup - Aug 27, 2017

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, August 27, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)

Windmill Launches New Screen Arm, School Dance Film And 2018 Theatre Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

After the international success of its first feature film Girl Asleep, award-winning South Australian theatre company Windmill Theatre Co has today announced the launch of Windmill Pictures, a new arm of the company wholly dedicated to developing screen projects from its live theatre repertoire. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet Davis Gaines and the Stars of MAN OF LA MANCHA at Orlando Shakes
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

Broadway veteran Davis Gaines and innovative in-the-round seating will be featured in Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF's (Orlando Shakes) production of Man of La Mancha. The multi-Tony Award-winning musical will run from September 6 - October 8, 2017 in the Margeson Theater. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in character below! (more...)

Debra Whitfield's FIRE, About Triangle Waist Company Disaster, to Premiere Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

Chatillion Stage Company presents the world premiere of the new play FIRE written by Debra Whitfield (Duck Sauce Can Be Dangerous). (more...)

Exclusive: Get A Look at First Rehearsal of Britta Johnson's LIFE AFTER
by Taylor Long - Aug 24, 2017

Britta's Johnson's LIFE AFTER hits the stage at the Berkeley Street Theatre September 23 - October 22, 2017. Broadway World was given an exclusive look at photos from the first rehearsal of the new musical. (more...)

Jessie Mueller and Jarrod Spector Set for Pasadena Pops' Salute to John Williams
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

Michael Feinstein and the Pasadena POPS close out their popular outdoor summer concert series at the Los Angeles County Arboretum on Saturday, September 9 with Universal Studios Favorites! (more...)

Chicago's Jeff Awards Equity Nominations for 2016-2017 Productions Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Seven world premiere plays seen first by Chicago audiences were among those receiving nominations by The Jeff Awards. 158 nominations in 33 categories honor Chicago Equity theatrical productions that opened between August 1, 2016 and July 31, 2017. (more...)

Broadway Star Faith Prince to Perform in New Orleans This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Faith Prince, Tony Award winner for Guys and Dolls, will make debut for Mark Cortale's Broadway @ NOCCA concert series on September 22 at 8:00 PM, as a benefit for the The NOCCA Institute. (more...)

Nichole Carey to Make Chicago Cabaret Debut with GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY at Davenport's
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

You can take the girl out of the country, but can you ever really take the country out of the girl? (more...)

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