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Ted and Liz are a husband and wife whose relationship is explored through New York Times stories that they fantasize as being about them.


Kathy Lette to Hit the Road This Autumn with GIRLS NIGHT OUT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Australian born author, screenwriter, journalist, party girl and all-round bonne vivant, Kathy Lette hits the road this Autumn, with her debut live show GIRLS NIGHT OUT. Best known for her many novels including: How To Kill Your Husband: And Other Handy Household Hints, Foetal Attraction and Nip'n'Tuck, Kathy's decided it's time to take centre stage for an evening with her, to share intimate details of her varied and multi coloured personal, social and professional lives. (more...)

Death From Above's New Album Outrage Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Death From Above release their internationally anticipated third full-length album Outrage! Is Now today via Warner Bros. Records/Last Gang Records. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Ringwald Theatre presents ROCKY HORROR ROCKS THE RINGWALD
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Get ready to give yourself over to absolute pleasure, as The Rocky Horror Show finally gets the Ringwald treatment. (more...)

Dixon Place Presents Tim Miller's ROOTED
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Dixon Place (Ellie Covan, Founding & Artistic Director) is pleased to present Rooted on Saturday, October 14 at 9:30pm and Saturday, October 21 at 7:30pm, by the internationally acclaimed performance artist Tim Miller. (more...)

Cycle for Survival Invests $34 Million in Rare Cancer Research in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Cycle for Survival, the movement to beat rare cancers, announced funding plans for the $34 million raised in 2017 by its extraordinary community. 100 percent of this record-breaking total goes to rare cancer research and clinical trials to improve how cancer is diagnosed and treated. (more...)

Film Society Presents the Fall Season of STAGE ON SCREEN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

The Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul presents the fall season of STAGE ON SCREEN, a program of the world's finest stage performances from London's National Theatre and Moscow's Stage Russia, on-screen in HD at the St. Anthony Main Theatre. (more...)

Cast Complete for PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS, Starring Denise Gough at St. Ann's Warehouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

St. Ann's Warehouse continues its rich history of partnering with the UK's foremost theaters and theater makers, presenting the American Premiere of the National Theatre/Headlong production of Duncan Macmillan's People, Places & Things. Directed by Jeremy Herrin, the production was one of last season's must-see shows in the West End, following a hugely successful run at the National. Casting is now complete for the American Premiere at St. Ann's. (more...)

National Theatre's Acclaimed Play YERMA Coming to Theatres
by Taylor Long - Sep 7, 2017

National Theatre's acclaimed production of YERMA hits the big screen September 21 & 23. Cineplex theatres across Canada, including in Toronto, will broadcast the live transmission of Federico Garcia Lorca's play, directed by Simon Stone and starring Doctor Who's Billie Piper. (more...)

ESPN Reveals Times and Networks for Big 12/SEC Challenge
by TV News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

The Times and networks for the Big 12/SEC Challenge presented by Sonic have been revealed, tipping off at noon ET on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, with four of the 10 games on ESPN, four on ESPN2 and two on ESPNU. (more...)

Flood Premieres Battleme Song 'Hot Mess'; Announces U.S. Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Battleme's forthcoming album, Cult Psychotica, due out October 6th via El Camino Media. “Cult Psychotica is a voice,” says Matt Drenik who wrote and recorded the album in the first few months following the 2016 election. The band recorded the ten tracks during a weeklong, and mostly live session at Drenik's own Get Loud Studio in Portland. (more...)

FSCJ Artist Series Cancels Kick-Off Event Due to Hurricane Irma
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Due to Hurricane Irma, the FSCJ Artist Series, sponsored by VyStar Credit Union, has cancelled the 2017/18 season kickoff event at The Times-Union Center at 300 Water Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202. (more...)


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So Fetch! MEAN GIRLS Sets Opening Date and Theater on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Mean Girls, the new musical produced by Lorne Michaels, Stuart Thompson and Paramount Pictures based on the hit film, will open on Broadway this Spring at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street). (more...)

BWW Exclusive: A Eulogy to The Great Comet of 1812
by Trevor Durham - Sep 5, 2017

After five years, four venues, and a tragedy worthy of a Russian novel, The Great Comet of 1812 has thrown its final revelries. (more...)

BWW Review: HIR at The Liminal PLayhouse
by Keith Waits - Sep 5, 2017

The dysfunctional family drama has long been a staple in American theatre, only the particulars of the dysfunction change to reflect The Times. In Taylor Mac's Hir, Isaac Connor (Neil Brewer) is a Marine discharged from active duty collecting dead bodies from a war zone, returns to his California home to find his mother, Paige (Teresa Willis). has abandoned all sense of order and has clothes, food, and other life detritus strewn around the house. His stroke victim father, Arnold (Michael Drury) sits in a house dress and rainbow clown wig behaving like a toddler, and his sister, MAx (Megan Adair) is trans gender, preferring to be addressed as 'hir' (rhymes with here) or 'Zee.' For a soldier used to the severe discipline of the military, the chaos is nearly intolerable. (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...)

Corporate WorkForce Solutions Inc. Launches an Inspiring App to Help the African Diaspora in the U.S., Canada & Europe
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

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Clifton L. West III Shares His Extraordinary Life in Inspirational New Memoir
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

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Flying Visit! Stars of MISS SAIGON Enjoy Up-Close Encounter with Vietnam Veteran 'Huey' Helicopter
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2017

With the West End and Broadway blockbuster, Miss Saigon, currently thrilling audiences on the Main Stage at Birmingham Hippodrome until Sat 23 Sept, principal cast members Sooha Kim and Ashley Gilmour took time out from their busy performance schedule for an up-close encounter with an original Vietnam UH-1 HUEY helicopter, the only working model of its kind to exist in the UK today. (more...)

British Film Creative For LONDON ROAD Wins Top U.S. Film Choreography Prize
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Winner of the Best Choreography in Film (Theatrical) Award at the prestigious 2017 Chita Rivera Awards in New York on September 11, Javier de Frutos, choreographer of London Road, has confirmed his status as one of the most compelling visionaries of modern dance choreography in film and on stage internationally. (more...)

Andrea Purcell's 'Over 35 and Pregnant' gets new marketing push
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

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Upset Over AIDS Fundraiser with Weinstein Directed Funds Towards FINDING NEVERLAND
by Julie Musbach - Sep 24, 2017

According to The New York Times, details have surfaced regarding a deal struck between Harvey Weinstein and American Repertory Theatre, a deal that is impacting charities accepting aid from Weinstein. (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Sep. 24
by Audition Roundup - Sep 24, 2017

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, September 24, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)

Prince's Paisley Park Announces Celebration For First Anniversary Of Opening
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Paisley Park in Chanhassen, Minnesota is hosting a first anniversary celebration of its opening on October 6th, 2017. Visitors will see all new artifacts and installations representing iconic periods in Prince's career, including new pieces from the Under The Cherry Moon, Diamonds And Pearls, Sign O' The Times, Emancipation, Musicology, Welcome 2 America and 3RDEYEGIRL eras. In addition, fans are invited to attend a special Paisley Park After Dark dance party on the evening of Oct 6th. Attendees to the After Dark will have the opportunity to screen a new and exclusive video highlighting key moments through the past twelve months at Paisley Park, including the four-day CELEBRATION 2017 event. Fans who purchase tour tickets for October 6th will receive a special commemorative poster and celebratory piece of cake. (more...)

Jason Gotay to Play Title Role in ALADDIN AND HIS WINTER WISH at Laguna Playhouse; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Laguna Playhouse Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham, Executive Director Ellen Richard and Lythgoe Family Panto (LFP) have announced that Kira Kosarin (three-time Kid's Choice Award-nominee of Nickelodeon's hit show 'The Thundermans'), Jason Gotay (World Premiere of Stephen Schwartz's The Prince Of Egypt, title role of Broadway's Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark), Barry Pearl ('Grease') and Josh Adamson (Big Fish, Taboo) are set to star in Lythgoe Family Panto's ALADDIN AND HIS WINTER WISH. (more...)

Watch: Harry Styles Covers Ariana Grande & One Direction on Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Harry Styles kicked off his first solo tour in California this week. Fans gathered to hear him sing his solo hits such as 'Sign of The Times' and 'Two Ghosts,' but they were in for a real treat. (more...)

TimesSquare Portal Brings the World to Times Square
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

In partnership with Shared_Studios, Times Square Arts brings The TimesSquare_Portal to the Broadway Plaza between 46th & 47th Street, allowing Times Square visitors to interact with people across thirty locations in twenty countries as though they are in the same room. The interactive public art installation will run from October 10 to November 21, 2017. All are invited to book free timed reservations in the Portal at www.TimesSquarePortal.com. Walk-ins are also welcome. (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE PLAY THE GOES WRONG Unveils a Portrait So Right at Tony's DiNapoli
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Sep 21, 2017

Earlier this week, the original Broadway and West End cast of the Tony and Olivier Award winning hit comedy The Play That Goes Wrong was honored with a Tony's DiNapoli Broadway Wall of Fame portrait at The Times Square eatery after the new company of stars took their curtain call following their first performance at The Lyceum Theatre. (more...)

Trinity Rep Announces Free Reading of JUST LIKE US
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Trinity Rep, in partnership with Rhode Island Latino Arts (RILA), announces a free, public reading of Karen Zacar as' play Just Like Us on October 16, 2017 at 7:00 pm at Trinity Rep at 201 Washington St. in Providence. Just Like Us, a powerful play based on the real story of DREAMers , will be directed by Joe Wilson, Jr. and performed by the Trinity Rep resident acting company, local actors, students, and activists. To learn more or reserve free tickets to the reading, visit www.TrinityRep.com/LikeUs. (more...)

2018 Artios Awards Nominations in Television, Theatre, Short Form Series and Short Film Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The Casting Society of America announced nominees for the 2018 Artios Awards for all Television, Theatre, Short Films and Short Form Series categories. Congratulations to all the nominees!! (more...)

FSCJ Artist Series presents CIRQUE DREAMS HOLIDAZE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

CIRQUE DREAMS HOLIDAZE lights up Jacksonville in 2017 at The Times-Union Center with its 10th Anniversary National Tour for two unforgettable performances on November 18 and 19, 2017, presented by the FSCJ Artist Series. This critically-acclaimed holiday stage extravaganza is a BROADWAY MUSICAL, NEW CIRQUE ADVENTURE AND FAMILY SHOW WRAPPED IN ONE! Tickets are on sale now! (more...)

THE CAT THAT CHANGED AMERICA Selected for DTLA Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2017

P22 is the most famous mountain lion in the world, living in Griffith Park, right in the heart of Los Angeles. He was born in the Santa Monica Mountains, and crossed two of the busiest freeways in America, the 405 and the 101, before he settled in the park. (more...)

Meredith Monk to Receive 24th Annual Dorothy & Lillian Gish Prize
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The Gish Prize Trust today announced that the widely influential, utterly inimitable Meredith Monk has been selected to receive the 24th annual Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize, in recognition of her ongoing achievements as a composer, singer and interdisciplinary artist. Established in 1994 through the will of legendary stage and screen actress Lillian Gish, known as the First Lady of Cinema, the Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize is one of the most prestigious honors given to artists in the United States and bears one of the largest cash awards, currently valued at approximately $250,000. (more...)

Karen Ziemba, Tovoah Feldshuh and More Join NO WAY TO TREAT A LADY Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents the 30th Anniversary of No Way to Treat a Lady on Sunday, Oct. 15th @ 7:00. (more...)

Sophie Calle's Voir la mer Announced as October Midnight Moment on Times Square Screens
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

In partnership with French Institute Alliance Fran aise (FIAF) as part of Crossing the Line Festival 2017, Times Square Arts presents artist Sophie Calle's Voir la mer on Times Square's electronic billboards from 11:57 p.m. to midnight every night in October. This project is a part of Midnight Moment, a monthly presentation by The Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) and Times Square Arts. (more...)

WEST SIDE STORY Dances Into Marina Bay Sands
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

A boy. A girl. Two rival gangs. One fatal love affair. Described as 'Broadway's Greatest Dance Musical' by The Times, UK, the international award-winning production of WEST SIDE STORY is now electrifying Singapore audiences at the MasterCard Theatres, Marina Bay Sands for a strictly limited season beginning 13 September until the 30th. (more...)

Actress/Comic Nicky Sunshine Brings Solo Show to Broadway Comedy Club
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Actress / comedian Nicky Sunshine brings her solo comedic performance 'Confessions of A Massage Parlor Madam' to the Broadway Comedy Club (318 W. 53rd Street) for shows on Saturday, September 16th and Sunday, September 17th @ 4:00pm. Produced by Top Knotch Entertainment, admission to the show - is $10.00 in advance, $20.00 at the door with a one-drink minimum per person. For reservations, go to: https://nickysunshinecomedy.wordpress.com/ (more...)

Lin-Manuel Miranda and John Leguizamo to Co-Host VIVA BROADWAY in Times Square
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

The Broadway League will kick off Hispanic Heritage Month with a special VIVA BROADWAY free outdoor celebration. (more...)

Duncan Macmillan's PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS, Enda Walsh's BALLYTURK Headline 2017-18 Season at St. Ann's Warehouse; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

St. Ann's Warehouse launches into its ambitious international 2017-18 Season, the third in its waterfront theater in Brooklyn Bridge Park, with highlights that exemplify the institution's role as a home for major new works from singular international companies and American avant-garde masters. (more...)

Scoop: DANCING WITH THE STARS Season Premiere on NBC - Monday, September 18, 2017
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Get all the scoop on DANCING WITH THE STARS Season Premiere, airing on NBC on Monday, September 18, 2017! (more...)

HAUNTED Heralds New Collaborative Effort by Cutting-Edge Nashville Companies
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 14, 2017

Haunted the new collaboration between cutting edge Nashville arts organizations Actors Bridge Ensemble, abrasiveMedia, and FALL: contemporary - aerial dance may heralds fresh way of creating performances in Music City. (more...)

National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey Opens 10/6 in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

National Geographic Encounter will open to the public in Times Square on Friday, October 6, 2017, with Ocean Odyssey, a first-in-kind immersive entertainment experience that transports audiences on a breathtaking undersea journey from the South Pacific across the ocean to the west coast of North America. (more...)

The Latin Recording Academy to Honor Lucecita Benitez & More with the Lifetime Achieveme
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The Latin Recording Academy announced today Lucecita Ben tez, Jo o Bosco, Ilan Chester, Victor Heredia, Los Del R o (Antonio Romero Monge and Rafael Ruiz Perdigones), Guadalupe Pineda, and Cuco Valoy will receive the this year's Lifetime Achievement Award. (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...)

Nominees Announced for 2017 Empty Space...Peter Brook Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

The nominees for the Empty Space...Peter Brook Awards 2017 have been announced! The award ceremony will take place at the National Theatre Studio on October 31, 2017. (more...)

So Happy Together: THE BIG EASY BOYS Opens this Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

The Big Easy Boys, making their JPAS debut, revisits all of the timeless music from a bygone era, bringing a unique blend of tight harmonies and slick dance moves to your favorite Doo-Wop, Motown, and old Rock n' Roll hits from 50's & 60's. The Big Easy Boys has captured audiences of all ages by bringing the feelings and sounds of nostalgia to the stage. (more...)

BWW Review: Fogelberg Score Soars in PART OF THE PLAN at TPAC
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 11, 2017

Singer/songwriter Dan Fogelberg's music has provided the soundtrack for so many people's lives over the past 40 years that it should come as no surprise that his remarkable catalogue of music now provides the score for a new musical with its sights focused on a Broadway transfer. But does Part of the Plan have the legs for such a momentous leap of faith and a story that will sell tickets? (more...)

Work by Surrealist Painter Santiago Ribeiro Will Be Showcased in Times Square
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

The art of Portuguese surrealist painter Santiago Ribeiro will be displayed openly at The Times Square's Nasdaq OMX Group, in New York City. His work will be shown daily, at random, alternately, lasting several minutes in each session, until December 31, 2017. (more...)

Charles Busch Will Bring His Kinda 60's to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Tony nominee, Drama Desk Lifetime Achievement honoree and two-time MAC Award winner, Charles Busch, returns to Feinstein's 54 Below with a new show that gets to the essence of this legendary entertainer. Weaving tales of his Manhattan childhood and adolescence raised by his indomitable Aunt Lillian through the lens of the tumultuous decade of the 1960's, Charles will be singing a great songbook from Broadway to Pop, featuring the work of among others Burt Bacharach, Jimmy Webb, the Beatles, Henry Mancini, Bob Dylan, Stephen Sondheim and Kander and Ebb. Songs include Two for the Road, Anyone Who Had a Heart and The Times They Are A-Changin'. (more...)

Photo Flash: Epic Theatre Co Kicks Off Season with HOUSE ARREST
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2017

Epic Theatre Company is launching its new season with Anna Deavere Smith's politically evocative House Arrest: A Search for American Character In and Around the White House, Past and Present. The one-woman show has been transformed into a riveting ensemble piece featuring some of Rhode Island's finest actors. (more...)

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