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New York Theatre Workshop (New York, NY)
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Based on the play Seven Against Thebes by Aeschylus

BWW Review: BALL YARDS Fumbles
by Gil Kaan - Jul 31, 2017

Playwright Chuck Faerber should be applauded for including the many current day issues that he squeezes into this 90-minute BALL YARDS, a collection of semi-related sketches, some succeeding more than others. This world premiere comedy directed by Richard Kuhlman tackles: anti-Semitism, the Ku Klux Klan, transgender transitioning, marketing spin at its most transparent desperation, drug trafficking, feminism. (more...)

BWW Review: The Cirio Collective Explodes onto the Stage
by Rose Marija - Jul 31, 2017

I was fortunate to see the Cirio Collective on Monday, June 24, 2017, a part of the Joyce Theater's Ballet Festival, July 18 - 29. Drawn to see the company of extraordinary American Ballet Theatre principal dancer, Jeffrey Cirio, the artistic director of his own company, I was not disappointed. Cirio's associate artistic director is his sister, Lia Cirio, principal dancer of the Boston Ballet, also a remarkable dancer. (more...)

Primus Announce New Album 'The Desaturating Seven' + Fall Tour,
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Primus are excited to announce their ninth studio album The Desaturating Seven; via Rolling Stone you can now listen to the first single 'The Seven' HERE. (more...)

Critically-Acclaimed Comedy Series MAGIC FUNHOUSE to Return 8/24
by TV News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Fullscreen today announced that season two of the critically-acclaimed original MAGIC FUNHOUSE will premiere Thursday, August 24, 2017, with back-to-back episodes followed by one new episode each week (more...)

THE WIZARD OF OZ Opens At Stockport Plaza Next Week; Maddie Hope Coelho Steps Into Ruby Slippers As Dorothy
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Get set to go on a magical journey Over The Rainbow as Regal Entertainments' new production of The Wizard of Oz begins its North-West tour next week, opening at Stockport Plaza from Monday 7 - Saturday 12 August. (more...)

AMC Announces Year-Round Documentary Series AMC VISIONARIES
by TV News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

AMC has announced from the Television Critics Association (TCA) Press Tour that it will be producing a year-round documentary series AMC VISIONARIES, partnering with prolific artists to unveil the untold stories and fascinating histories of pop culture genres from the masters themselves. (more...)

Russian Base Jumper Valery Rozov made highest jump in South America
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017


Tron Theatre 35th Anniversary Celebrations Continue In New Autumn/Winter Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Celebrations continue in Tron Theatre Company's 35th year and after a brilliant spring-summer season, they're delighted to announce their programme for the autumn. (more...)

Jared Zirilli, Pico Alexander, and Nick Imperato to Lead PANTRY BOYS Reading at the Atlantic
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Pantry Boys, a new play by Daniel Sauermilch, directed by Carl Andress (The Divine Sister), and featuring Pico Alexander (Punk Rock at MCC, upcoming feature film "Home Again"), Jared Zirilli (Romance Language, Pretty Filthy with The Civilians) and Nick Imperato (Antony & Cleopatra: Infinite Lives) will be included as part of the Potomac Theater Project's (PTP/NYC) After Dark Series. (more...)

MASTERCHEF Cruise Sets Sail With Exciting New Lineup Of Onboard Entertainment
by TV News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

MasterChef Cruise invites foodies and fans alike on a seven-day culinary adventure at sea with an exciting new lineup of onboard entertainment and interactive cooking and food sessions that will allow them to watch, learn and eat with their favorite MASTERCHEF All-Stars. (more...)

Liquid Monk's Video for 'On The Rocks' feat. Jaye Prime & Hugo Biggs Premieres
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

The song is from the band's forthcoming self-titled debut full-length due September 22 via Beverly Martel. Listen/share “On The Rocks” (more...)

Lineup Announced for M1 Chinese Theatre Festival in Singapore
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

In every edition since 2011, 'M1 Chinese Theatre Festival' has brought to local audiences an eclectic mix of quality local Chinese theatre, and high calibre regional works which no other arts festival will bring. (more...)

Music Pioneers Converge Announce First New Music Since 2012
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Epitaph and Deathwish are proud to announce “I Can Tell You About Pain b/w Eve” from aggressive music pioneers, Converge. This two song 7'EP/Digital release is the first new music from the band since their highly regarded 2012 album All We Love We Leave Behind. (more...)

ESPN's US OPEN Coverage Set for ESPN2, ESPN3 & Streaming Live on ESPN App
by TV News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Tennis' US Open Series – seven hard-court events (three ATP, three WTA, one combined) across North America in five weeks – begins Monday, July 24, with the ATP BB&T Atlanta Open. ESPN2 will provide 70 hours of coverage over The Seven events, with extensive coverage on ESPN3 and streaming live on the ESPN App. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2017

The Man. The Number. The License. His name is Bond, James Bond. (more...)

Elsevier Updates 'Bretherick's Handbook of Reactive Chemical Hazards'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017


FROZEN THE MUSICAL Creative Team Reveals Changes & Challenges of Stage Production
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 9, 2017

In a new interview with The New York Times, the creative team of Disney's FROZEN THE MUSICAL discuss the challenges that they face in bringing the hit animated film to live theater. (more...)

York Theatre Company Presents Developmental Reading Of OMG...BROADWAY!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Interim Executive Director; David McCoy, Chairman of the Board), dedicated to the development of new musicals and the preservation of musical gems from the past, as part of its acclaimed Developmental Reading Series, will present the staged reading of OMG...BROADWAY! (more...)

BWW Review: ROALD DAHL'S WILLY WONKA JR. at Moorestown Theater Company
by Donna Marie Nowak - Aug 6, 2017

Moorestown Theater Company's production of ROALD DAHL'S WILLY WONKA JR. brims with charm and imagination and is fun for children of all ages. (more...)

Berkeley Rep Single Tickets Now On Sale for 2017/18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

Berkeley Repertory Theatre announced today that single tickets for its 2017-18 season will be on sale beginning Sunday, August 6. Prices for tickets to individual shows vary by performance day and seating section and are subject to change based on availability. (more...)

Photo Flash: Winning Plays Tour the DC National Capital Area With Free Performances Starring Emerging Talent from Moonlit Wings
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Moonlit Wings Productions has presented over fifty free world-premieres of new theater-for-youth productions every summer since 2008.  This Friday three new shows play across the National Capital Area and admission is FREE for the public! (more...)

Photo Flash: Moonlit Wings-Winning Scripts Go from Page to Stage in DC-Area Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

"Free Art Friday" is back with three new shows at Moonlit Wings Productions (MWP) playing across the National Capital Area, see photos below! These scripts are winners of Moonlit Wings annual international playwriting contest with free admission for the public on certain Friday's this summer. (more...)

Seattle Women's & Men's Choruses Set New Season with Special Guest Randy Rainbow
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Paul Caldwell leaps into his second season as artistic director for Seattle Men's Chorus (SMC) and Seattle Women's Chorus (SWC) with SWC's highly anticipated 15th Anniversary, a brassy sassy holiday concert, the arrival of Randy Rainbow at April's massive joint concert and an homage to Britain's 'queens' in all their forms. (more...)

2017-2018 Season Highlights Announced for Boosey & Hawkes Composers
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

This season ushers in a host of premieres by Boosey & Hawkes composers, including John Adams's new opera Girls of the Golden West in San Francisco, Sebastian Currier's RE-FORMATION in Minneapolis, Christopher Rouse's Berceuse Infinie in Baltimore, and a new orchestral work by Sean Shepherd in Boston. (more...)

Seven Artists Selected for 10th Anniversary of American Lyric Theater's Composer Librettist Development Program
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Lawrence Edelson, Founder and Producing Artistic Director of American Lyric Theater (ALT), announced today that three composers, three librettists, and one dramaturg have been selected as Resident Artists to participate in the tenth anniversary season of the company's nationally acclaimed Composer Librettist Development Program (CLDP). The artists selected for this prestigious residency and training program are composers Shuying Li, Andy Tierstein, and Liliya Ugay; librettists Lorene Cary, Julian Crouch, and Lila Palmer; and dramaturg Antigoni Gaitana. (more...)

Light Of The Moon Publishing Releases New G.W. Mullins Gay Hardback Novel, 'Jason And Alexander The Return'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017


Israel Philharmonic Orchestra Announces 2017 North American Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

The full schedule of concert dates and programming for the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra's 2017 North American Tour were officially announced today by the American Friends of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra with the opening night set for Oct. 25 at Carnegie Hall in New York. (more...)

BWW Review: George Orwell's ANIMAL FARM Speaks Directly to the World's Current Political Turmoil
by Shari Barrett - Aug 2, 2017

ANIMAL FARM, Orwell's brilliant political satire about the corrupting influence of power, charts the fall of idealism and the rise of tyranny after the animals of Manor Farm rise up against their oppressive human owner in a struggle for rights, equality, gaining the right to make their own choices on how to live their lives. Onstage, the story is read by two children, the girl (Sierra Rose Friday) and boy (Shane McDermott), keeping the audience informed as to the action taking place or what has gone on off stage leading to that particular scene. It all begins as the animals, led by Snowball, an idealistic pig (Christopher Yarrow), take over the farm from Mr. Jones (Steve Fisher). Their plan goes well at first; all the animals are equal and content. But eventually, several of the other pigs, led by Napoleon (Mark Lewis) and Squealer (Melora Marshall), yield to the lure of power and start to make decisions that serve their own interests best, eventually leading them to proclaim that some animals are more equal than others. The quote, 'absolute power corrupts absolutely,' certainly applies to Orwell's masterful work. (more...)

SEASON OPENING GALA Announced at Tacoma Little Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

Tacoma Little Theatre welcomes the community to join us at our special Gala and Silent Auction celebrating our 99th Season.  This special fund raising event will be filled with fine wine, fine hors d'oeuvres, and fine entertainment.    (more...)

Morgan Fairchild Makes Her Return to the Alhambra
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

In 1973 Morgan Fairchild made her then-Alhambra Dinner Theatre debut opposite Arte Johnson in The Seven Year Itch.  As part of its "50 Years of Memories" celebration, Ms. Fairchild returns to the Alhambra, now the Alhambra Theatre & Dining, more than 40 years later as Lexie in Dixie Swim Club.  Dixie Swim Club opens August 16, 2017. (more...)

BUFFY and FIREFLY Celebrate Anniversaries with New Collectible Boxed Sets Out 9/19
by TV News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

“Buffy the Vampire Slayer”: The Complete Series 20th Anniversary Edition DVD Boxed Set The teen years can be brutal. Especially when you're Buffy Summers (Sarah Michelle Gellar) --- a Sunnydale High School student destined to slay supernatural, blood-sucking baddies instead of hanging out at the mall. (more...)

Blanton Acquires Trove of Leon Polk Smith
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Director Simone Wicha of the Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin has announced that the museum has received a gift of seven works by the seminal American abstract painter Leon Polk Smith (1906–1996). The works come to the museum from the Leon Polk Smith Foundation and longtime Austin philanthropists Jeanne and Michael Klein. (more...)

Cast Complete for Hal Linden-Led THE PRICE in Extended Run at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces full casting for Arthur Miller's The Price, which has been extended to receive an additional week of performances due to popular demand. (more...)

RealNetworks And CIBN Oriental Form Partnership To Deploy Advanced RealMedia HD Technology
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017


The Kitchen Announces Fall 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

The Kitchen, founded in 1971, has continued to serve as an important catalyst for a broad community of groundbreaking artists working across disciplines. In today's landscape, where contemporary artists and arts institutions are collaborating in new ways and generating new contexts for the continuing evolution of multi-disciplinary art, The Kitchen, as a nimble, smaller-scale organization, plays an especially vital role: it provides emerging and established artists a hot-house environment for the presentation and discussion of their work, supporting and seeking to foster a vibrant, living dialogue among artists from every field and area of culture. (more...)

Lisa Vroman to Make Feinstein's at the Nikko Debut 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Feinstein's at the Nikko is honored to welcome internationally acclaimed soprano Lisa Vroman on Friday, September 15 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, September 16 (8 p.m.). Making her Feinstein's at the Nikko debut, Lisa will perform Broadway classics by Stephen Sondheim, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Rodgers & Hammerstein, Irving Berlin, Leonard Bernstein, as well as a selection of songs from up-and-coming musical theatre composers. In between, Lisa will share stories of her life on (and off) the stage. Tickets for Lisa Vroman range in price from $35-$70 and are available now by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting (more...)

Theatre Under The Stars to Hold Local Auditions for SLEEPING BEAUTY AND HER WINTER KNIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) is holding dance auditions for the upcoming holiday production of SLEEPING BEAUTY AND HER WINTER KNIGHT, which TUTS is bringing to Houston with Lythgoe Family Panto (LFP). (more...)

Opera Philadelphia Launches First Annual Season-Opening Festival O17 9/14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

September 14 marks the launch of O17, the first edition of Opera Philadelphia's new annual season-opening festival. Featuring seven operatic happenings, six city venues, three world premieres, many already sold-out performances, and one superstar Festival Artist, this twelve- day immersion will transform the City of Brotherly Love into an urban stage for diverse audiences to gather and connect through the shared experience of opera (Sep 14-25). O17 shines a contemporary light on the genre, tackling daring subject matter, offering cutting-edge takes on the classics, and providing extraordinary artists with the chance to create their most imaginative and inspired work. (more...)

Melbourne Theatre Company Announces Inaugural NEXT STAGE Writers-in-Residence
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Melbourne Theatre Company today announced the inaugural writers-in-residence as part of its $4.6 million NEXT STAGE Writers' Program. (more...)

Kimmel Center Plans Extensive Alterations in Renovation of Merriam Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2017

According to the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Kimmel Center has discussed a series of plans in regards to renovating the historic Merriam Theater. (more...)

PBS to Re-Air American Experience's Acclaimed WALT DISNEY Broadcast
by TV News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

AMERICAN EXPERIENCE's acclaimed four-hour, two part WALT DISNEY will re-broadcast on Tuesdays, August 29 and September 5 on PBS. (more...)

Charlotte Cooper, Will Jennings, and More Announced For THE NIGHT PIRATES at Rose Theatre Kingston
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Rose Theatre Kingston and Nick Brooke Productions Ltd today announce the cast for the world premiere of The Night Pirates, adapted from the best-selling children's book by Peter Harris and Deborah Allwright. (more...)

John Boyega and Amber Riley Among Newcomers on Shortlist for The Stage Debut Awards; Nominees Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

The Stage today announced the shortlist for its inaugural The Stage Debut Awards. The awards recognise the best breakthrough actors and creatives in theatre. (more...)

IAMA Theatre Company Announces 2017-18 10th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

IAMA Theatre Company celebrates its tenth anniversary of developing and presenting new work with a season of world premieres in 2017-18. (more...)

Joon Moon Announce U.S. Tour Dates For This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Franco-American band Joon Moon is releasing their album Moonshine Corner on Le Plan Recordings September 29. Around that time starting on September 28, the Paris-based trio will come to the U.S. for a round of select tour dates (more...)

Red Sky Performance presents World Premiere of MIIGIS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

  Red Sky Performance, Canada's leading company of contemporary Indigenous performing arts, founded by executive and artistic director Sandra Laronde, is proud to kick off their fall season with the World Premiere of MIIGIS on September 15 and 16, 2017 at Fort York National Historic Site. (more...)

Cast Complete for London Transfer of TROUBLE IN MIND
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Today, Print Room at the Coronet announced the full cast for the London transfer of Alice Childress' Trouble in Mind. (more...)

Elsevier Updates Authoritative Reference on all Facets of Learning and Memory
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017


Food Network Presents GUY'S GROCERY GAMES: SUPERSTARS, 8/20
by TV News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

You have followed their careers, read their cookbooks, and watched them on TV, and beginning on Sunday, August 20th at 8pm ET/PT, you will watch these celebrity chefs compete against each other in a no-holds-barred tournament on GUY'S GROCERY GAMES: SUPERSTARS. (more...)

Winter is Coming to the West End this September with GRAEME OF THRONES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Straight from its world tour success, critically acclaimed comedy parody Graeme of Thrones will transfer to London's West End at the Charing Cross Theatre this autumn. (more...)

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