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by Caryn Robbins - Jun 19, 2017

Headlong and the Guardian are pleased to announce the launch of BREXIT SHORTS: DRAMAS FROM A DIVIDED NATION, a series of nine short films from leading writers - including David Hare, Abi Morgan, Maxine Peake and Meera Syal - responding to the Brexit vote.

BWW Morning Brief June 19th, 2017 - Angela Lansbury in THE CHALK GARDEN and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jun 19, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Angela Lansbury leads The Acting Company's benefit reading of THE CHALK GARDEN, and Rosie O'Donnell emcees a star-studded reading of HOLLYWOOD NURSES!

ANIMAL HOUSE Actor Stephen Furst Passes Away Age 63
by Julie Musbach - Jun 18, 2017

The Hollywood Reporter has announced that actor and filmmaker Stephen Furst passed away at age 63 on Friday, June 16. He suffered complications from diabetes.

Outrage After a New Zealand Theatre Alters JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, Sir Tim Rice Responds
by Julie Musbach - Jun 18, 2017

New Zealand's Artsplash Festival has found itself in a bit of trouble due to inexplicable artistic choices made in their production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. The Times of Israel reports that the company had replaced the word 'Israel' in 'Close Every Door' with the word 'kindness,' altering the lyric to 'children of kindness.'

BWW Dance Interview: Mark d'At-Pace
by Barnett Serchuk - Jun 18, 2017

Broadwayworld Dance recently conducted an interview with Australian ballet dancer Mark d'At Pace, find out about his life and career.

Photo Flash: Crystal Skillman's WILD Reading and Signing at Drama Book Shop
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 16, 2017

Crystal Skillman's play Wild is now published. Last night there was a reading at the Drama Book Shop with the original NYC cast members Hunter Canning, Jeff Ronan, David Armanino, Joshua Levine, and Diana Stahl, the special event was followed by a signing.

Aman Mojadidi's ONCE UPON A PLACE Brings Phone Booths and Immigrant Histories to Times Square
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 15, 2017

Times Square Arts and artist Aman Mojadidi bring Once Upon a Place, an interactive public art installation that creates a platform for immigrant voices, to Duffy Square (46th Street and 7th Avenue) from June 27- September 5. Visitors will be invited to open the door of one of three repurposed telephone booths, pick up the receiver, and listen to oral histories of immigration from the newest New Yorkers. Visitors can also open the phone book inside each booth to read more about the storytellers' communities both here in New York and the countries they have traveled from, and to leave behind a part of their own story if they wish. The installation will include 70 different stories that will last anywhere between 2 and 15 minutes.  There will be a press opening ceremony on Tuesday, June 27th at 11:00 am after which the installation will be open to the public.  

In the Wings Promotions presents HAIR - 50th Anniversary Production 8/30-9/9
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 14, 2017

In the Wings Promotions (ITW) is proud to announce the remount of their critically acclaimed production of HAIR - The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical. Directed and choreographed by META winner Nadia Verrucci with Music Direction by META nominee Ian Baird, this production, back by popular demand, celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the original production of HAIR. HAIR features book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado with music by Montreal born Galt MacDermot. HAIR runs August 30 - September 9, 2017 at the MainLine Theatre in Montreal.

Epstein Theatre Announces Season of Classic Music Tributes
by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2017

The Epstein Theatre announces a whole host of new musical performances coming to Liverpool! With tributes to Pink Floyd, T.Rex, Elvis, Abba, Genesis and Fleetwood Mac alongside music from award winning singer Hazel O'Connor, Thomas Lang, Joe Longthorne and Gary Murphy's Guitar Legends there truly is something for everyone.

BWW Review: Riverside Center Presents Tuneful SOME ENCHANTED EVENING of Rodgers and Hammerstein Favorites
by Jeffrey Walker - Jun 14, 2017

A starry night, with a huge moon looking down, is the perfect setting for an evening of songs that have become part of musical theatre history. This is the look and the sound of SOME ENCHANTED EVENING, now running through July 16, 2017, at the Riverside Center for the Performing Arts, just south of DC off of I-95.

Richard Sparks Returns to Edinburgh Fringe with MARGARITA DREAMS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

In 1978 Richard Sparks wrote the Schoolmaster Sketch and gave it to Rowan Atkinson, who premiered it in Having a Ball at Hampstead Theatre. A few months later Rowan performed the sketch in The Secret Policeman's Ball.

World Renown Music Artists BTS Celebrate 4th Anniversary as a Band
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 13, 2017

World renowned music artists BTS, tomorrow celebrate their fourth Anniversary as a band. With internationally viral videos and an ARMY of fans pushing the band to unprecedented fame, BTS thanks fans for the well wishes releasing a steady stream of content since the end of last week.

Greenwich Theatre Presents the World Premiere of CHINESE WHISPERS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

A Victorian confidence trickster whose exploits would leave Del Boy and Arthur Daley speechless is the fascinating subject of a comedy drama having its world premiere at Greenwich Theatre from July 13-23.

Only Three Weeks Left To Experience THE BODYGUARD
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 12, 2017

Sydney audiences have only three weeks left to see the award-winning hit musical THE BODYGUARD. The Sydney season ends on 2 July before heading to Brisbane's Lyric Theatre and then Melbourne's Regent Theatre. With people on their feet dancing at the end of every performance and four and five star reviews online, audiences are loving the iconic story and their favourite hits like I'm Every Woman, I Wanna Dance With Somebody, How Will I Know and I Will Always Love You.

Soulo Theatre's THE CLERGY PROJECT to Play The Kraine Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade in association with SOULO Theatre will present a one-night only performance of The Clergy Project, directed by Tracey Erin Smith, on Monday, July 17 at 8pm at The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery).

The 7th Annual Elly Awards to Honor Carolyn B. Maloney, Daryl Roth, and Mariska Hargitay
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

The Women's Forum of New York will present The 7th Annual Elly Awards Luncheon benefiting The Education Fund of the Women's Forum on Monday, June 19th at The Plaza Hotel in New York City.

BWW Review: THE NEW YORK CITY BALLET at The Kennedy Center
by Hannah Land - Jun 9, 2017

The New York City Ballet's technique, grace, and variety of programming is impeccable. The night feels like a quick tour through the dance and music of the past 100 years, starting with the jazz of George Gershwin and ending with the frenetic electronica of Dan Deacon. There's something for everyone here, whether you prefer your ballet classical or contemporary.

BWW Interview: Five on Friday with THE FALL's Ameera Conrad
by David Fick - Jun 9, 2017

In this week's Five on Friday, BroadwayWorld South Africa chats to THE FALL's Ameera Conrad about what the show means to her, the highlights of her career and the current state of South African theatre.

New York Youth Symphony Announces 55th Season
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 8, 2017

New York Youth Symphony (NYYS), composed of orchestra, chamber, jazz, conducting, and composition programs, heads into the 2017/18 season with a new strategic plan to strengthen the organization's position as the premier, independent music education organization for ensemble training in the New York metropolitan area.

Cheetos And Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Bring An Unbelievable Cheetos Museum To Life
by Marina Kennedy - Jun 8, 2017

Will Cheetos shaped like a Flamin' Hot Croissant or a Cheesy Pineapple become the next famous piece of Cheetos art this summer? Cheetos, one of the flagship brands from PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division, is again asking America what they see in their Cheetos to find the most sought-after Cheetos works of art for the official Cheetos Museum,

Photo Coverage: Scottish Ballet Returns to Sadler's Wells with EMERGENCE
by Roy Tan - Jun 8, 2017

Scottish Ballet, Scotland's national ballet company returns with a double bill of two radically different, but equally powerful works.

Pilobolus Dance Theater Premieres Site-Specific Work at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 7, 2017

Celebrating the power of Jacob's Pillow's natural setting, internationally acclaimed dance company Pilobolus Dance Theater will premiere a new work commissioned specifically for the Pillow's iconic outdoor Inside/Out performance space, set against the Berkshire hills. The program featuring the world premiere and On the Nature of Things will kick off the Festival's 2017 free Inside/Out performance series with an extended three-day run, June 21-23.

Critical Crisis: Why it Sucked to Be a Broadway Critic in 2016-17
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 8, 2017

The 2016-17 season has been a great one for Broadway. Total attendance is up to 13.27 million, with a record breaking $1.45 billion in total grosses. Many of the tickets purchased for New York theatre depended on the opinions of Broadway's reviewers, and yet the critics haven't had the same luck as the industry they are reviewing. 

Witty NIGHTS AT THE ALGONQUIN ROUND TABLE Time-Travels to Hollywood Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

After a well received sold-out preview performance, award-winning writer/producer Steven Vlasak's new play, Nights at the Algonquin Round Table, debuts at The Three Clubs Stage in June as part of the Hollywood Fringe Festival.

THE SIMON & GARFUNKEL STORY to Play Peace Center 10/3
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 6, 2017

The internationally-acclaimed hit theater show The Simon & Garfunkel Story will play the Peace Center on Tuesday, Oct. 3, at 7:30 p.m. as part of its tour of more than 45 U.S. and Canadian cities from coast to coast. The immersive concert-style show chronicles the amazing journey shared by the folk-rock duo Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel. It tells the story from their humble beginnings as Tom & Jerry, to their incredible success as one of the best-selling music groups of the '60s, to their dramatic split in 1970. It culminates with the famous The Concert in Central Park reunion in 1981 with more than half a million fans in attendance.

The Ringwald Theatre's Gay Play Series Opens 6/16
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 6, 2017

The Ringwald Theatre is thrilled to announce the 8th installment of its wildly popular Gay Play Series (GPS).  The festival returns in June with new short plays based on Gay Fan Fiction and a big old show tune Sing-Along!

by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances for the next two weeks, June 7-18, 2017. Scroll down for details!

Co-Founder and Artistic Director Howard Shalwitz to Depart Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

After nearly four decades of leadership, co-founder Howard Shalwitz will step down as the artistic director of Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company. He will continue in his position through the end of the 2017-18 season. A national search for his successor will begin this summer.

Review Roundup: ANNIE Returns to the West End - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Jun 6, 2017

Last night, Nikolai Foster's revival of Annie opened at the Piccadilly Theatre in London's West End. The production stars Miranda Hart as Miss Hannigan, Alex Bourne as Daddy Warbucks, Holly Dale Spencer as Grace Farrell, Jonny Fines as Rooster and Djalenga Scott as Lily.

VIDEO: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Chronicles Broadway Journey!
by Stage Tube - Jun 5, 2017

Over the past 12 months, more than 40 plays and musicals opened in one of the most moving and exciting Broadway seasons in recent memory, and Dear Evan Hansen is deeply humbled and joy-filled to have been a part of it. Below, enjoy a celebration of the times had, the memories shared, and the friends found.

Pop Singer Brit Daniels Debuts New Single 'Shadows'
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 5, 2017

Up and coming Nashville-based pop star Brit Daniels is proud to debut her new single, 'Shadows,' which premiered last week on PopDust. The vibey song illustrates the empty feeling you feel after enduring a major heartbreak

by Julie Musbach - Jun 3, 2017

When a young man from the wrong side of the tracks is on trial for the murder of his father, the 12 members of the jury must overcome their own prejudices and assumptions to reach a consensus on his fate. The verdict is nearly unanimous, but a single dissenter forces them to face their own prejudices and unite their conflicting personalities to find true justice.

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Taylor Stanley
by Elliot Lanes - Jun 2, 2017

Today's subject Taylor Stanley is living his theatre life as a company member of  New York City Ballet (NYCB), one of the most famous and prestigious ballet companies in the country. With repertoire works that feature choreography by such greats as George Balanchine and Jerome Robbins, it's easy to understand why the company has that status. NYCB begins a one week engagement at the Kennedy Center's Opera House on June 6. The two programs will feature the works of George Balanchine, Christopher Wheeldon, Justin Peck, and the DC premiere of a work by Alexei Ratmansky.

Cleveland Play House Announces HERSHEY FELDER AS IRVING BERLIN to Take the Stage in 2018
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Internationally acclaimed virtuoso pianist Hershey Felder (Broadway's George Gershwin Alone and Maestro Bernstein) will tickle the ivories as one of the most popular and prolific songwriters of the 20th century in Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin.

Review Roundup: ON THE TOWN at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
by Review Roundups - Jun 1, 2017

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's 2017 season opens with the musical On the Town, directed and choreographed by Drew McOnie. With music by Leonard Bernstein and book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, including the hit song 'New York, New York', On the Town will be the biggest dance musical ever staged at the Open Air Theatre.

ATTACK OF THE ELVIS IMPERSONATORS Debuts Off-Broadway Tonight at Theatre Row
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Performances begin TONIGHT for the New York premiere of Attack of the Elvis Impersonators, the zany new musical that will leave you howling for more, with book, music and lyrics by Lory Lazarus, at The Lion Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street, between 9th & 10th Avenues). Opening Night is Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 8:00 p.m.

Willie Nile Announces Album Release Show in NYC
by A.A. Cristi - May 31, 2017

In a consistently colorful musical career that spans nearly four decades, Willie Nilehas established a reputation as a world-class rock 'n' roller, and as a singular songwriter with deep roots in rock's rich history. So it's not surprising that he'd choose to tip his hat to one of his most enduring musical inspirations with his eleventh studio album, Positively Bob: Willie Nile Sings Bob Dylan, a heartfelt, personally charged set of Dylan covers that honors its subject while exemplifying the same qualities that have distinguished Nile's work since the beginning.

NYC In Your 20's to Host Third Annual TONY AWARDS Viewing Party
by A.A. Cristi - May 31, 2017

Guys and dolls! Popular lifestyle e-magazine NYC In Your 20s is pleased to host our Third Annual Tony Awards Viewing Party at Iron Bar, a beautiful gastropub, restaurant and lounge that happens to be one of our favorite hangout spots in the Times Square area. Register through our group on Meet Up or Facebook and be eligible for great prizes, surprises and a FREE DRINK on us!

Cain Park Opens 2017 Season with ROCK OF AGES
by A.A. Cristi - May 31, 2017

The City of Cleveland Heights announces the regional premiere of ROCK OF AGES will be produced in the Alma Theater June 8-25 as part of Cain Park?s 2017 season. Newly appointed Cain Park Theater Artistic Director Joanna May Hunkins will direct, with music direction by Jordan Cooper. ROCK OF AGES is a Tony-nominated Broadway musical that features a book by Chris D'Arienzo, arrangements and orchestrations by Ethan Popp and the classic rock hits of bands including Bon Jovi, Styx, Journey, Whitesnake, Night Ranger, REO Speedwagon, Pat Benatar, Twisted Sister, and others.

Unitard, The Secret Quartet, Women of Letters and More Set for This Week at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances this week, May 31 - June 11, 2017. Scroll down for details!

Documentary TONIGHT LET'S ALL MAKE LOVE IN LONDON to Be Released on Limited Edition Vinyl
by Caryn Robbins - May 31, 2017

The British film director and pop promo auteur Peter Whitehead's kaleidoscopic 1967 documentary TONIGHT LET'S ALL MAKE LOVE IN LONDON is a vivid and controversial snapshot of the height of London's “Swinging” era.

BWW Interview: Melissa Errico Talks Singing Sondheim at Feinstein's/54 Below and the Composer's Warmth/Ruthlessness
by Ashley Steves - May 31, 2017

Melissa Errico is no stranger to Stephen Sondheim. She played Dot/Marie at The Kennedy Center in the first revival of SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE, Clara in PASSION in 2013 Off-Broadway, and, most recently, Leona in New York City Center's production of DO I HEAR A WALTZ?. Three shows and many performances later, Errico has become a major interpreter of the composer's work, daring but reverent, and hyper-focused on all of the minutiae and layers found per page of just one song. On June 3, she will bring her MELISSA ERRICO SINGS STEPHEN SONDHEIM to Feinstein's/54 Below for its New York debut, following raves from its original incarnation in Washington, D.C. In between rehearsals prior to the show, we discussed her subliminal start on Sondheim, the composer's 'warmth [and] ruthlessness,' and how his work may or may not be a religion.

Roxanne Fay to Star in HOME FIRES BURNING at Chenango River Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2017

What is Home?  Is it physical or emotional?  Is it memory? 

Slipstream Presents All-Male LYSISTRATA
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2017

An all-male cast in the middle of summer? It must be Pride!

Review Roundup: SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Comes to Chicago Shakespeare Theater
by Alan Henry - May 26, 2017

Chicago Shakespeare Theater brings to the stage one of the most popular romantic films of all time, Shakespeare in Love-in an enchanting, music-filled theatrical event staged by acclaimed director Rachel Rockwell. Based on the Academy Award-winner for Best Picture with screenplay by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard, Shakespeare in Love is adapted for the stage by Tony and Olivier Award-winner Lee Hall.



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