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Tony Nominee Andrew Rannells to Star in Showtime Comedy Pilot BALL STREET
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Today, SHOWTIME announced the pilot order for the new half-hour comedy series BALL STREET, starring Emmy® nominated and Golden Globe winning actor Don Cheadle (HOUSE OF LIES) and two-time Tony® Award nominee and Grammy winner Andrew Rannells (Girls, The Intern). (more...)

New Jack Dee Scripted Comedy BAD MOVE Premieres on ITV1, 9/20
by TV News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

BAD MOVE is a new single camera scripted comedy for ITV by Open Mike Productions written by Jack Dee and Pete Sinclair. The series premieres on Wednesday, September 20th at 8pm on ITV1. (more...)

Chasing Trane Opens INDEPENDENT LENS New Season on PBS This November
by TV News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

The award-winning PBS series INDEPENDENT LENS opens its new season on Monday, November 6 with Chasing Trane, John Scheinfeld's portrait of jazz great John Coltrane, featuring Denzel Washington speaking the words of Coltrane. (more...)

Jenn Gambatese and More to Join Jeff Kready and Tally Sessions in A FINE BROMANCE at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Jeff Kready and Tally Sessions in 'A Fine Bromance' on October 7th, 2017 at 11:30PM for an evening of soaring tenor and booming baritone duets! (more...)

Cast Announced for SHREK THE MUSICAL at the Bristol Hippodrome
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Believe all 'ogre' again! SHREK THE MUSICAL today announces casting for the major nationwide tour. Following the unprecedented success of the first UK and Ireland tour, the original production team reunites to bring the hit musical to The Bristol Hippodrome from 8th August 2018. (more...)

Steffan Harri, Laura Main to Go 'Green' in SHREK THE MUSICAL on Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Believe all 'ogre' again! SHREK THE MUSICAL today announces casting for the major nationwide tour. (more...)


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Savion Glover to Join Broadway In The HOOD Fundraiser at The Smith Center
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Broadway in the H.O.O.D is thrilled to announce Tony Award-winner, Savion Glover's return to The Smith Center for their first annual benefit concert, From Broadway With Love: Honoring The Shoulders We Stand On! This awesome evening of entertainment will feature some of the brightest entertainers from across the world that will come together and pay tribute to the greats who paved the way. (more...)

Dialogue with Three Chords Stage their 100th Original Play Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Dialogue with Three Chords (D3C) celebrate the end of their sixth season of independent theatre in Greenwich Village this week with their 100th original play: 'Whatever Happened to The Red Tornado and The Rat King?' (more...)

'Deana Sings Dino' Starring Deana Martin Celebrating Dean Martin's 100th Birthday
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Deana Martin fans will love this special show honoring her father, the King of Cool Dean Martin on the anniversary of his 100th birthday. (more...)

'SWINGING WITH SINATRA' to Benefit Children's Specialized Hospital Foundation at UCPAC
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

'Swinging with Sinatra, A Tribute to Frank Sinatra and The Rat Pack' event will take place at 8:00 p.m. on June 3, 2017 at Union County Performing Arts Center, 1601 Irving St, Rahway, NJ 07065. All profits from the event will be donated to Children's Specialized Hospital Foundation. (more...)

21 Theatre Announces 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe Season
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Discover 5 shows you won't want to miss at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 21 theatre's electrifying 2017 season of music & musicals. (more...)

Centenary Stage Company Announces 2017/18 Professional Theatre Series
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Theater fills the Lackland Performing Arts Center as Centenary Stage Company announces its 2017 - 18 professional theater line-up.  The Sitnik Theatre is set to burst as this season's main stage professional theater series includes four exciting CSC produced plays; The Learned Ladies, Newsies, Art and Hitler's Tasters.  Centenary Stage Company's Fringe Festival also welcomes three incredibly unique guest productions; Song and Dance Men, Seeger: A Multimedia Solo Show and My Name is Gideon: I'm Probably Going to Die, Eventually as the festival returns for its third installment in the Kutz Theatre. (more...)

Review Roundup: Broadway-Bound ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE at La Jolla Playhouse
by Review Roundups - Jun 8, 2017

Escape to Margaritaville includes brand new music, specifically written for the musical by Jimmy Buffett, along with many of his hit songs that are near-and-dear to fans' hearts. Take a look at photos from the show below! (more...)

BWW Review: WAITING FOR GODOT Tops Spoleto's Edgy Theatre Lineup
by Perry Tannenbaum - Jun 8, 2017

Spoleto Festival USA has gone from last year's 40th anniversary geniality to its customary edginess, and Druid Theatre's WAITING FOR GODOT wonderfully keynotes that shift at Dock Street Theatre. (more...)

BWW Feature: Top 10 Reasons to see FINDING NEVERLAND at the Dr. Phillips Center
by Kimberly Moy - Jun 6, 2017

This week FINDING NEVERLAND takes the stage as the final show in the 2016 - 2017 FAIRWINDS Broadway in Orlando season. It's been a great season and next year's promises to be even better. FINDING NEVERLAND started touring in October 2016 after a decent Broadway run. (more...)

BWW Previews: AMERICAN TRILOGY at South Point Showroom At The South Point Hotel Casino And Spa
by Debbie Hall - Jun 29, 2017

For every great show filled with entertainers coming together (such as The Rat Pack and "Million Dollar Quartet"), there are some that can only be imagined to be great if it had happened. While entertainment icons Elvis Presley and Frank Sinatra have passed, what a collaboration if Elvis, Sinatra and Neil Diamond had come together to entertain audiences. Rob Garrett had the same idea. He wrote and stars in "American Trilogy" about all three singing together on stage. (more...)

Connecticut Cabaret Theatre presents MY WAY: A MUSICAL TRIBUTE TO FRANK SINATRA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

THE CONNECTICUT CABARET THEATRE PROUDLY PRESENTS     My Way:  A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra   A Musical Created by David Grapes and Todd Olson Directed by Kris McMurray Musically Directed by TJ Thompson   July 7th thru August 5th, 2017. (more...)

THE MUSIC MAN, Featuring Over 100 Berkshire Youth, Begins Next Month at The Colonial Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG) presents the Tony Award-winning The Music Man, directed by Travis G. Daly (BTG: Beauty and the Beast, Mary Poppins, Seussical), with music direction by Mark Gionfriddo (BTG: Beauty and the Beast, Mary Poppins, Seussical), and choreography by Avital Asuleen (The Queen Bees, The Rat Pack Undead), featuring over 100 talented Berkshire youth. The Music Man runs from July 6 through August 6 at The Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield, MA. (more...)

Ruth Eckerd Hall Announces 2017-18 ADULTS AT LEISURE SERIES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Ruth Eckerd Hall announces the Adults At Leisure Series for the 2017-18 season, which includes returning favorites Blue Suede Shoes (The Premier Elvis Birthday Bash), 110 Years of Broadway and the Hitmen In Concert as well as several shows making their debut, including 3 Redneck Tenors, The Modern Gentlemen, One Night In Memphis and more. (more...)

'Deana Sings Dino' Starring Deana Martin Celebrating Dean Martin's 100th Birthday
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2017

Deana Martin fans will love this special show honoring her father, the King of Cool Dean Martin on the anniversary of his 100th birthday. Martin will be performing two spectacular shows as part of her acclaimed Deana Sings Dino concert series, with special guests, The Golddiggers and ... who knows who will walk through the 'Surprise Guest Door.' Show dates are June 23rd and June 24th at the Showroom at South Point Casino in Las Vegas, NV. (more...)

Ruth Eckerd Hall Announces 2017-18 ADULTS AT LEISURE Series
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Ruth Eckerd Hall announces the Adults At Leisure Series for the 2017-18 season, which includes returning favorites Blue Suede Shoes (The Premier Elvis Birthday Bash), 110 Years of Broadway and the Hitmen In Concert as well as several shows making their debut, including 3 Redneck Tenors, The Modern Gentlemen, One Night In Memphis and more. (more...)

Hannah Fredericksen, Marney McQueen, and More Join Cast of DREAM LOVER - THE BOBBY DARIN MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2017

Producer John Frost today announced the casting of the principal roles in Melbourne's summer musical Dream Lover - The Bobby Darin Musical, which plays at Arts Centre Melbourne from December 29th for a strictly limited season. Joining David Campbell who plays Bobby Darin is Hannah Fredericksen playing Sandra Dee, Bobby Darin's wife. Starring alongside them will be Marina Prior, Marney McQueen, Rodney Dobson and Martin Crewes in the extraordinary story of the Grammy award-winning singer and Oscar nominated actor, Bobby Darin. (more...)

The Boys Are Back In Town! Olivier-Nominated THE RAT PACK Returns To The West End
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

At the start of the 60s, The Rat Pack led by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr. were the toast of Las Vegas. (more...)

THE PLEDGE at Brelby is Everything a Show Should Be
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

This is James Beneze's third time on stage with Brelby Theatre Co. He was previously seen as The Rat King in Quest for Claus: the Musical and can be seen in the Shakespeare in the Garden event held at the Japanese Friendship Gardens. (more...)

Premiere Films Coming to the EIGHTH ANNUAL SOHO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

With the SOHO International Film Festival kicking off this Thursday, June 15th and running through Thursday, June 22nd with nearly 80 films being exhibited and making premieres, stars from all walks of life are set to converge on at Village East Cinemas (189 2nd Avenue on 12th Street) for #SOHO8! (more...)

Roadtrip Nation and University of Maryland University College to Premiere Cybersecurity Documentary "Life Hackers"
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Roadtrip Nation, renowned for its New York Times best-selling career guide and award-winning documentary television series, announced today that its new one-hour cybersecurity documentary 'Life Hackers' will air on American Public Television stations nationally starting on June 15, 2017. Distributed through KQED, the film was made possible through a collaboration with the University of Maryland University College (UMUC). (more...)

Joshua Mumby, David Kristopher-Brown, and More to Lead THE BLUES BROTHERS at the Hippodrome
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Full casting announced for The Blues Brothers - Summer Special, which includes the return of Joshua Mumby as Elwood Blues and David Kristopher-Brown as Jake Blues, alongside Helen Hart and Hannah Kee as the Stax Sisters and new cast member Arnold Mabhena as Ray. (more...)

Porchlight Music Theatre Starts 23rd Season with CHICAGO SINGS: SINATRA AND THE RAT PACK
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Porchlight Music Theatre is proud to announce the 12th Annual Chicago Sings concert; Chicago Sings: Sinatra and The Rat Pack, Monday, Aug. 28 at 7 p.m., at Second City's UP Comedy Club, 230 W. North Ave, devised and directed by Artistic Director Michael Weber and Keely Vasquez and music directed by David Fiorello. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 7/29/2017
by - Jul 29, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 7/29/2017. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - July 25, 2017
by - Jul 25, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 25 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Tony Award Winner Blair Brown Joins Uma Thurman and Josh Lucas in the Cast of THE PARISIAN WOMAN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Tony Award winner Blair Brown ("Orange Is The New Black," "Fringe," Copenhagen, Nikolai and the Others) has joined the cast of The Parisian Woman, the electrifying new power play by "House of Cards" creator Beau Willimon (Farragut North, Ides of March), directed by Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Clybourne Park) debuting on Broadway this fall. (more...)

BWW Review: WELCOME TO FEAR CITY at CATF
by Johnna Leary - Jul 25, 2017

Though it contains the admirable and relevant racial contemporary message the playwright, Kara Lee Corthron, intended, Welcome to Fear City suffers from a lack of a coherent vision and a dragging pace unsuited to the fast-talking, non-stop world of the 1970's Bronx in which the play is set. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - July 23, 2017
by - Jul 23, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 23 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - July 22, 2017
by - Jul 22, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 22 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 7/22/2017
by - Jul 22, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 7/22/2017. (more...)

Chart-Topping Recording Artist Premieres Solo Cabaret at Winter Park Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

???????The Winter Park Playhouse Spotlight Cabaret Series will feature the smoky vocals of DeeJay Young in his new solo cabaret, Waving Through A Window, August 9 and 10, 2017. DeeJay Young is an internationally recognized recording artist who has recently released his latest EP, Unplugged, which soared to the top 100 albums chart on U.S. and Japan iTunes.  (more...)

BWW Review: The Bronx is Up – and Dancing to Hip Hop – in CATF's WELCOME TO FEAR CITY
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Jul 15, 2017

Welcome to Fear City, premiering at the Contemporary American Theater Festival in Shepherdstown, WV, shambles along amiably, looking as if it has no more greater object than to be a loose black family dramedy set forty years ago. That is, until it dawns on you that the play's ambition is to be nothing less than a snapshot of a time and place where a lot of things happened, and one vitally important thing, hip hop, came into being. (more...)

Michael Feinstein to Salute the Kings of Swing with the Pasadena Pops
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Principal Pops Conductor Michael Feinstein puts down the conducting baton and picks up the microphone for one night only to celebrate Swing, The Rat Pack and more on Saturday, July 29 at the Los Angeles County Arboretum. (more...)

TEN-FOOT RAT Cabaret to Play UNDER St. Marks on 8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

THE LAST WALTZ? Nay! But it is the last Ten-Foot Rat Cabaret of the summer, on Wednesday, August 2 at 9:30pm. Closing out its 4th year, The Rat features an inspired, curated monthly roster of smart comedy, thrilling music, clever storytelling, sexy burlesque, and theatrical vaudeville spectacle. That's why it's been called the show that 'forever and irrevocably altered the soul of variety in Old Gotham.' You'll see an amazing lineup of new talent and the best of our returning nightlife superstars.  (more...)

Porchlight Music Theatre Announces 12th Annual CHICAGO SINGS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Porchlight Music Theatre is proud to announce the 12th Annual Chicago Sings concert; Chicago Sings: Sinatra and The Rat Pack, Monday, Aug. 28 at 7 p.m., at Second City's UP Comedy Club, 230 W. North Ave, devised and directed by Artistic Director Michael Weber and Keely Vasquez and music directed by David Fiorello. (more...)

Final Casting Announced for the World Premiere of OUTAWS TO IN-LAWS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Final casting is announced today for the world premiere of Outlaws to In-Laws, seven one-act plays by leading gay writers dedicated to the struggles and joys of gay men connecting with each other over the last seven decades. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - July 1, 2017
by - Jul 1, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 1 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

CNBC Announces Fall Lineup Featuring New & Returning Series & Expanded Development Slate
by TV News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

CNBC Primetime continues to attract a younger and more affluent audience with a stable of shows that embrace business and the entrepreneurial spirit. CNBC had its most-watched July ever among Adults 18-49 and 18-34 in primetime (more...)

MAMMA MIA!, ANNIE and More Set for Round Barn Theatre at Amish Acres in 2018
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

The Round Barn Theatre at Amish Acres has announced its 2018 seven show repertory season. It includes 'Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, and Something Red!' (more...)

Jazz at Lincoln Center Announces 2017 'Sessions at the Circle' Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Beginning on Tuesday, Sept. 12, The Shops at Columbus Circle, New York's premier dining and entertainment destination, in partnership with Jazz at Lincoln Center (JALC) launches its five-week concert series 'Sessions at the Circle.' JALC celebrates its 30th anniversary this year and invites visitors to celebrate this milestone with free performances. (more...)

Michele D'amour and the Love Dealers Arise from Lost Nights at the Leopard Lounge
by Tory Gates - Aug 23, 2017

'I don't see any other genre that does not progress. Jazz progresses, hip-hop progresses, rock progresses, why shouldn't blues as well...?' (more...)

Ten-Foot Rat Cabaret to Celebrate 4th Anniversary at UNDER St. Marks
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade will present The Ten-Foot Rat Cabaret's Fourth Anniversary Show! (more...)

THE JOSHUA SHOW: EPISODE 2 to Bring Puppets and Joy to HERE This September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Little Shadow Productions, in association with HERE, presents THE JOSHUA SHOW: EPISODE 2, written and performed by award-winning puppeteer Joshua Holden (Avenue Q National Tour), with live musical stylings by Jeb Colwell, and directed by Jessica Lazar. (more...)

Little Shadow Productions to Present Gory Puppet Comedy THE FLATIRON HEX
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Little Shadow Productions, in association with HERE, presents THE FLATIRON HEX, co-written and performed by James Godwin (Henson Alternative's Off-Broadway's Stuffed and Unstrung), co-written and directed by Tom Burnett (Uncle Jimmy's Dirty Basement). (more...)

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