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BWW Review: Webtoon Characters Come Alive in ALONG WITH THE GODS
by Da Young Leem - May 9, 2018

Seoul Performing Arts Company's production of ALONG WITH THE GODS is an adaptation of the well-known 'webtoon' or webcomic of the same title. The hit webtoon was released in 2010, made its stage premiere in 2015, and came back for a second run in 2017. It was also made into a movie that was released in December 20th, 2017. The 2018 revival of the musical brings together artists of the Seoul Performing Arts Company and famous musical actors in Korea. (more...)

The JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE Channel Scores Its Best-Ever Week on YouTube, With More than 81 Million Video Views in One Week
by TV News Desk - May 9, 2018

Boosted by the Avengers Edition of Mean Tweets, the “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” YouTube channel scored its most-watched week in its 9-year history, amassing more than 81 million views (81,640,241) in The Seven days ending 5/7/18. (more...)

New Poker Documentary Series Following Daniel Negreanu, Brandon Adams, Seth Davies to Premiere May 10
by TV News Desk - May 8, 2018

Poker Central®, the ultimate destination for fans of poker tournaments, cash games, and lifestyle away from the tables, partnered with CakeWorks, a full-service digital video agency, to produce a new short form documentary series titled “INSIDERS: Super High Roller Bowl 2018,” premiering May 10th on PokerGO. The series will feature three regulars on the high stakes circuit: Daniel Negreanu, Brandon Adams, and Seth Davies – as they prepare for this year's Super High Roller Bowl. (more...)

Jason Tramm To Conduct Faure's Requiem In Morris Choral Society's 45th Season Finale
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018

Noted American conductor and MCS Music Director Jason Tramm will begin the Morris Choral Society's 45th Season Finale with the exquisite music of Gabriel Faure's Requiem in d minor, Op. 48 in a concert entitled “Rebirth and Renewal: A Celebration of Spring” Saturday May 12th at 8PM at the historic Methodist Church on the Green in Morristown, New Jersey. The concert program will continue with works by noted contemporary composers Ola Gjeilo, Gwyneth Walker, Dan Forrest and Morten Lauridsen, as well as renown 20th century composers Samuel Barber and Randall Thompson. (more...)

Cast Announced for Midsommer Flight's THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018

Casting was announced today for THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA - Midsommer Flight's seventh summer of free Shakespeare performances as an Arts Partner in Chicago Park District parks. The company's Founding Artistic Director Beth Wolf, who will direct Shakespeare's comedy, made the announcement today. THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA will play two weekends each in four different Chicago parks. (more...)

Union Avenue Opera Prepares For 24th Festival Season
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018

Over 40 artists will make their Union Avenue Opera (UAO) debut this summer during its 24th Festival Season. The Seven-week summer season will open Friday, July 6 with a traditional take on Gilbert & Sullivan's comedic H.M.S Pinafore and continue through August 25 with performances of Verdi's dramatic Nabucco and Kurt Weill's Lost in the Stars, a provocative work which addresses the weighty moral issues of racism and injustice, relevant now more than ever in St. Louis. (more...)

Muny Centennial Single Tickets Now Available
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018

The Muny announced today that single tickets for The Muny's 2018 centennial summer season are now available. Tickets can be purchased online at www.muny.org, by phone (314) 534-1111, or in person at The Muny Box Office, open 9am - 5pm, Monday through Friday. The Muny proudly celebrates its 100th season in Forest Park this summer. (more...)

BWW Review: Providence Ballet Theatre's SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS Enchants at the Greenwich Odeum
by Erica Cataldi-Roberts - May 6, 2018

Providence Ballet Theatre closed out their eighth season May 5th and 6th with their own version of SNOW WHITE AND The Seven DWARFS at the Greenwich Odeum. As explained by artistic director and choreographer of the show, Eva Marie Pacheco, on-stage before the performance, almost everything about this production is original and locally created – with the exception of the piece's composer, Tony Lustig, who hails from New York. Snow White was seen previously as one part of a larger program at Rhode Island College's Sapinsley Hall back in March of this year, but this is the first time it's been presented as its own, stand alone show. (more...)

Pioneer Theatre Company Announces 2018-2019 Concert Production
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

???????Pioneer Theatre Company announces its 2018-2019 staged concert production, La Cage aux Folles, winner of the Tony Awards for Best Musical and Best Original Score. Running for one weekend only, March 15 & 16, 2019. (more...)

Super8 & Tab Qnnounce REFORMATION: PART 2 Release Date, Plus Free Single 'Quest'
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

Still riding a huge wave of critical success after the release of 'Reformation: Part 1' earlier this year, trance legends Super8 & Tab finally let fans in on the official release date of 'Reformation: Part 2'. (more...)

Katharine McPhee And The Cast Of WAITRESS to Sing Sara Bareilles at The Green Room
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2018

???????Broadway's newest intimate concert venue - will present the cast of Broadway's hit musical Waitress - including new star Katharine McPhee - celebrating the music of the show's composer Sara Bareilles in a special benefit for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS on Sunday, May 13. A second show was recently added at 7:00 PM after the 9:30 PM performance sold out. (more...)

LIGHT SHINING IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE Extends At New York Theatre Workshop
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2018

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) (Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director Jeremy Blocker) announced today a one-week extension for LIGHT SHINING IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, by NYTW Usual Suspect and five-time Obie Award winner Caryl Churchill (Love and Information; A Number) directed by NYTW Usual Suspect, Tony Award nominee, & three-time Obie Award winner Rachel Chavkin (Hadestown; Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812). LIGHT SHINING IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, NYTW's eighth collaboration with Churchill, began previews on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, and will open Monday, May 7 at New York Theatre Workshop (79 E. 4th Street New York, NY 10003). LIGHT SHINING IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, which was originally scheduled to close on Sunday, May 27, will now run through Sunday, June 3, 2018. (more...)

Lookingglass Theatre Company Mounts 20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEAS
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2018

Lookingglass Theatre Company concludes its 30th Anniversary season with the world premiere of 20,000 Leagues Under the Seas adapted by David Kersnar and Althos Low, from the books by Jules Verne, directed by Ensemble Member David Kersnar. 20,000 Leagues Under the Seas runs May 23 - August 19, 2018 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. The Press Opening is Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Audra McDonald's New York Philharmonic Performance Set for Album Release
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2018

Decca Gold is proud to announce the forthcoming release of Sing Happy, the live performance of the New York Philharmonic's 2018 Spring Gala starring Grammy, Emmy, and Tony Award-winner Audra McDonald. Recorded live on May 1 at David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center, the recording represents McDonald's first collaboration with Decca Gold - as well as her first solo recording with full orchestra. (more...)

THE LAST DEFENSE Documentary Series to Premiere Tuesday, June 12 on ABC
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2018

Executive producers Viola Davis and Julius Tennon have teamed up with XCON Productions and Lincoln Square Productions for the powerful, new documentary series, “The Last Defense,” premiering TUESDAY, JUNE 12 (10:00–11:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (more...)

VIDEO: Heather Headley Performs 'Sadie, Sadie' At The Muny's Centennial Celebration
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Muny's centennial celebration gala performance! Check out the video featuring Heather Headley performing the 'Sadie, Sadie' from Funny Girl! (more...)

Muny Announces Full Cast and Creative for JEROME ROBBINS' BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018

The Muny announced today its full cast, design and production teams for the theater's opening centennial season show, Jerome Robbin's Broadway. In its first production ever in the world since its original Broadway and national tour productions, Jerome Robbins' Broadway will run June 11 - 17. (more...)

VIDEO: Go Inside The Muny's Centennial Gala With Chita Rivera, Tommy Tune, Matthew Morrison, Heather Headley, Ken Page, And More!
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Muny's centennial celebration gala performance! Check out the video featuring Tommy Tune, Matthew Morrison, Chita Rivera, Ken Page, and More! (more...)

BWW Previews: MED HJÄRTAT SOM INSATS at Cirkus
by Annette Stolt - May 22, 2018

On September 20, Peter Joback's show 'Med Hjartaat Insats' (With the heart at stake) has premiere at Circus in Stockholm. It has now been revealed The Seven people who will create magic together with Peter in the 'circusmanegen' this fall. Peter himself has chosen his dream cast that will complement him in this pop theater. It is a multi-faceted ensemble with seven colorful artists, where everyone has something unique to add to the show. Let us introduce Marianne Morck, Jens Hulten, Elin Konig Andersson, Gunilla Backman, Frida Öhrn, Karl Noremo and Daniel Mauricio. (more...)

Highly-Acclaimed Tribute Acts DSB: Journey Tribute and Mick Adams and The Stones Perform at Suncoast Showroom in July
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

Celebrated tribute acts "DSB: Journey Tribute" and The Rolling Stones tribute band Mick Adams and The Stones will bring iconic rock hits to Suncoast Showroom in July. (more...)

Photo Flash: Get a Look at The Muny's Centennial Production, AN EVENING WITH THE STARS
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2018

The Muny's historic Centennial Gala was held Friday, May 18, 2018, and centennial production, An Evening with the Stars, held Saturday, May 19, 2018. Attendance for the Centennial Gala was 750. Attendance for An Evening with the Stars was 6,975. (more...)

ARTS46/4 Presents POV: The Seven Deadly Sins, a Curated Gallery Exhibit and Ekphrastic Event
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2018

On Saturday, June 16th, at 6pm, ARTS46/4 presents POV: The Seven Deadly Sins, an ekphrastic event in conjunction with the curated exhibit on display in the on-site art gallery at First Unity Spiritual Campus.  The gallery is open on Sundays between 9:30am and 1pm, and can be viewed by arrangement during the week.  The exhibit hangs through June 30th, and all of the art is available for purchase.              (more...)

Aaron Blake And Christopher Sieber Will Lead CANDIDE In Atlanta
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2018

The Alliance Theatre is pleased to announce its upcoming production of CANDIDE, directed by Alliance Theatre Jennings Hertz Artistic Director Susan V. Booth with musical direction by Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Music Director Robert Spano.  Performances are May 9 - 20, 2018 in Symphony Hall, while the Alliance Theatre undergoes a complete renovation.  Opening night is Friday, May 11.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Alliance Theatre Heads Into Rehearsal for CANDIDE!
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2018

The ALLIANCE THEATRE is pleased to announce its upcoming production of CANDIDE, directed by ALLIANCE THEATRE Jennings Hertz Artistic Director Susan V. Booth with musical direction by Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Music Director Robert Spano. Performances are May 9 - 20, 2018 in Symphony Hall, while the ALLIANCE THEATREundergoes a complete renovation. Opening night is Friday, May 11. (more...)

Film Independent Announces 2018 Screenwriting Lab Participants
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2018

Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Film Independent Spirit Awards and LA Film Festival, is pleased to announce The Seven screenwriters selected for its 20th annual Screenwriting Lab. This intensive four-week workshop is designed to facilitate each writer's unique voice through the development of a single feature screenplay. Eighty-five percent of this year's participants are from communities underrepresented in film and over half the participants are women. (more...)

Muny Announces Historic Second Century Capital Campaign
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2018

The Muny announced today its Second Century Capital Campaign, a $100 million fundraising effort that will fund major capital improvements, including a complete rebuild of the Muny stage, the support, maintenance and upkeep of the aging 11.5 acre campus, and the building of the theatre's endowment, which supports The Muny's ever- growing education and outreach programs. The ultimate goal of this campaign is to secure a robust and stable future for St. Louis' landmark theatre. (more...)

Social: Go Behind The Scenes Of The Muny's Centennial Gala On BWW's Instagram Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2018

The Muny announced today that tickets are still available for their one-night-only Centennial Gala production, An Evening with the Stars, Friday, May 18, 2018 at 9:15 p.m. at The Muny. Co-hosted by Tony and Grammy Award-winning artist Heather Headley and Tony, Emmy and Golden Globe Award-nominated artist Matthew Morrison, this centennial celebration promises to be unforgettable. (more...)

ANNIE Comes to Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre, 5/31
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2018

With red hair, grit, and plenty of spunk, America's favorite orphan proves her worth to a billionaire and a new generation as Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre presents Annie starting May 31. The Seven - time Tony Award winner is the 2018 Season Family Show and stars 12 - year - old Claire Kauffman in the title role. (more...)

GAME OF THRONES Cersei Lannister Collectible Figure Available for Pre-Order on the May 23rd
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2018

Three Zero and HBO® Licensing & Retail bring you the highly-accurate, realistic likeness to Cersei Lannister in a beautifully crafted 16th scale collectible action figure.  (more...)

BWW Dance Review: The Pennsylvania Ballet Presents George Balanchine's JEWELS at the Philadelphia Academy of Music
by Barnett Serchuk - May 16, 2018

Balanchine famously said in reference to 'Jewels,' his full-length 1967 jewel-themed ballet: 'I have always liked jewels. After all, I am an Oriental, from Georgia and the Caucasus, and a Russian. I would cover myself with jewels...The ballet had nothing to do with jewels. The dancers are just dressed like jewels.' (more...)

The Muny Kicks Off Season with Centennial Gala Show This Friday; Chita Rivera, Tommy Tune, Heather Headley, and More
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2018

The Muny announced today that tickets are still available for their one-night-only Centennial Gala production, An Evening with the Stars, Friday, May 18, 2018 at 9:15 p.m. at The Muny. Co-hosted by Tony and Grammy Award-winning artist Heather Headley and Tony, Emmy and Golden Globe Award-nominated artist Matthew Morrison, this centennial celebration promises to be unforgettable. (more...)

Molly Yeh Joins Food Network with Brand-New Series GIRL MEETS FARM
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018

Molly Yeh is well-known for her popular blog my name is yeh and best-selling cookbook, and this summer she is bringing her charm, unique background and spin on comfort food to Food Network with the brand-new series Girl Meets Farm. A transplant from city to farm life who has embraced her new home, Molly welcomes viewers to her cozy farmhouse on the Minnesota/North Dakota border and shares her love for the country life. The series celebrates the very best of Molly's food, with recipes inspired by her Jewish and Chinese heritage and a taste of the Midwest. With fresh, tasty ideas and food that's both delicious and beautiful, The Seven-episode series brings inspiration and fun into kitchens across the country. Girl Meets Farm premieres Sunday, June 24th at 11am ET/PT. (more...)

Julia Knitel, Jennifer Cody, and More Complete Cast for The Muny's GYPSY
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018

The Muny announced today its complete cast and design team for the theatre's centennial season production of Gypsy, July 27 - August 2. Gypsy is proudly sponsored by Missouri Lottery. (more...)

Mirror Stage's EXPAND UPON Returns In October 2018
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018

Sponsored in part by ArtsWa and the City of Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, Mirror Stage is thrilled to continue its Expand Upon staged reading series which creates opportunities for local artists to respond to important issues while engaging the community in meaningful dialogue. For this second round of Expand Upon, the community selected the theme "Incarceration/Prison Industrial Complex," and Mirror Stage commissioned The Assailant by Alma Davenport, and The Swimming Pool by Stacy D. Flood. (more...)

Molly Yeh Joins Food Network with Brand New Series GIRL MEETS FARM
by TV News Desk - May 15, 2018

Molly Yeh is well-known for her popular blog my name is yeh and best-selling cookbook, and this summer she is bringing her charm, unique background and spin on comfort food to Food Network with the brand-new series Girl Meets Farm. A transplant from city to farm life who has embraced her new home, Molly welcomes viewers to her cozy farmhouse on the Minnesota/North Dakota border and shares her love for the country life. The series celebrates the very best of Molly's food, with recipes inspired by her Jewish and Chinese heritage and a taste of the Midwest. With fresh, tasty ideas and food that's both delicious and beautiful, The Seven-episode series brings inspiration and fun into kitchens across the country. Girl Meets Farm premieres Sunday, June 24th at 11am ET/PT. (more...)

BWW Review: WEST END LIVE LOUNGE, The Other Palace
by Rona Kelly - May 14, 2018

Set up by Shaun McCourt and Leigh Lothian, West End Live Lounge continues to go from strength to strength. Returning to The Other Palace, it seems 'The Only Way Is Up' for the charity concert series after a sell-out night of Number 1's (even though George Jackson's song didn't make an appearance!) (more...)

Exeter Northcott Theatre Announce New Artistic and Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

The Board of Trustees are delighted to announce that Daniel Buckroyd has been appointed to lead the Exeter Northcott Theatre from Autumn this year. Daniel has overseen a recent period of rapid development with significant artistic and business success as Artistic Director and Joint CEO at the Mercury Theatre in Colchester, and will bring his considerable skills and experience to build on and develop the recently rejuvenated Northcott. (more...)

Kathleen Chalfant, Dee Pelletier, and George Bartenieff to Feature in IMAGINE: YEMEN AN EVENING OF SHORT PLAYS
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

Imagine: Yemen - An Evening of New Short Plays featuring Tony Award nominee and two-time Obie Award winner Kathleen Chalfant (For Peter Pan on Her Seventieth Birthday, Angels in America, Wit), Dee Pelletier(August: Osage County), Drama Desk and four-time Obie Award winner George Bartenieff (Zoo Story, Krapp's Last Tape) plays one-night-only, Monday, June 25 at 7PM at The Irene Diamond Stage, The Pershing Square Signature Center (more...)

Alicia Pruitt, Jennie Smythe, & Tina Parol Join Music Health Alliance Board of Directors
by TV News Desk - May 14, 2018

Music industry executives Alicia Pruitt(Warner/Chappel Music, Sr. Vice President, A&R), Jennie Smythe (Girlilla Marketing, CEO) and Tina Parol (Disney Music Publishing, artist & songwriter) have joined the Board of Directors of Nashville-based non-profit Music Health Alliance. The 18-member board, comprised of business leaders across multiple industries, help develop the strategic plans of Music Health Alliance in support of its mission to PROTECT, DIRECT & CONNECT members of the music community with medical and financial solutions. (more...)

Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest Announce 'Live's Oh Baby Photo Contest'
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

“Live with Kelly and Ryan” is on the lookout for parents who they think they have the most adorable baby – and have the photos to prove it. With “Live's Oh Baby Photo Contest,” one lucky viewer has the chance to win a family trip for four to the gorgeous South Pacific island of Fiji, simply by sending “Live” a picture of their pride and joy. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Katharine McPhee & the Cast of WAITRESS Sing The Music of Sara Bareilles
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 14, 2018

THE GREEN ROOM 42 - Broadway's newest intimate concert venue - presented the cast of Broadway's hit musical Waitress - including it's new star Katharine McPhee - celebrating the music of the show's composer Sara Bareilles in a special benefit for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS on Sunday last night and BroadwayWorld was there.  Check out the photos below! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - May 13, 2018
by - May 13, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 13 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW TV: See Al Pacino and Jessica Chastain in Oscar Wilde's SALOME Streaming Now on BroadwayHD
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 13, 2018

Oscar, Tony, and Emmy Award winner Al Pacino and Oscar nominee Jessica Chastain make their debuts on streaming service BroadwayHD on Thursday, May 3, 2018 with the critically acclaimed production of Oscar Wilde's Salome. The Los Angeles Times said that the film "proves a chilling and watchable look at lust, power, reprisal and decadence." (more...)

Arizona Woman Wins Food Network Fantasy Kitchen Giveaway 2018
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2018

Karen Carter of Tucson, Arizona, a self-proclaimed fan of Chopped, Cake Wars, and Barefoot Contessa, has won the inaugural Food Network Fantasy Kitchen Giveaway. Carter's name was randomly drawn from nearly 25 million entries to win $250,000 toward the kitchen of her dreams. (more...)

Audra McDonald's SING HAPPY With the New York Philharmonic Celebrates Digital Release Today, May 11
by TV News Desk - May 11, 2018

Decca Gold is proud to announce the digital release of Sing Happy, the live performance of the New York Philharmonic's 2018 Spring Gala starring Grammy, Emmy, and Tony Award-winner Audra McDonald, and conducted by Andy Einhorn. Recorded live on May 1 at David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center, the recording represents McDonald's first collaboration with Decca Gold - as well as her first solo recording with full orchestra. (more...)

Singer Dion Eyes Broadway With Biographical Musical THE WANDERER
by Stephanie Wild - May 11, 2018

Dion, the singer known for his songs 'The Wanderer' and 'Runaround Sue,' among others, is the subject of two musicals, one of which is eyeing Broadway! (more...)

Arizona Woman Wins Food Network Fantasy Kitchen Giveaway
by TV News Desk - May 11, 2018

 Karen Carter of Tucson, Arizona, a self-proclaimed fan of Chopped, Cake Wars, and Barefoot Contessa, has won the inaugural Food Network Fantasy Kitchen Giveaway. Carter's name was randomly drawn from nearly 25 million entries to win $250,000 toward the kitchen of her dreams. (more...)

Mile Square Theatre Presents The 14th Annual 7th Inning Stretch Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

Mile Square Theatre, Hudson County's leading professional theatre, presents its annual 10-minute play festival, 7th Inning Stretch: 7 10-minute plays about baseball. (more...)

Photo Flash: New York Theatre Workshop Celebrates Opening Night Of LIGHT SHINING IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) (Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director Jeremy Blocker) celebrated opening night of LIGHT SHINING IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE (more...)

Oh, What A Night! Muny Announces Full Cast For World Regional Premiere JERSEY BOYS
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

The Muny announced today its full cast and design teams for the world regional premiere of Jersey Boys, July 9 - 16. This will be the first licensed production of Jersey Boys in the world. Jersey Boys is proudly sponsored by BMO Harris Bank. (more...)

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