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Arthur Kopit Adds New Ending to Production of CHAMBER MUSIC in Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

A new production of Arthur Kopit's Chamber Music directed by Emily Moler will be presented from September 7 through September 16 (Thursday - Sunday at 8pm) in the basement of St. John's Lutheran Church in Brooklyn, NY. (more...)

Rohina Malik's THE MECCA TALES to Make NYC Premiere at The Sheen Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Voyage Theater Company and Crossroads Theatre Company will present the New York Premiere of Rohina Malik's THE MECCA TALES, directed by Kareem Fahmy (3/Fifths at 3LD; This Time with Rising Circle Theater Collective), at The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture (18 Bleecker Street at the corner of Elizabeth Street), October 20-November 4. (more...)

ESPN Announces Exclusive Daily Live Action of US OPEN
by TV News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

The tennis storylines of 2017 – seemingly stolen from 2006 – have made it a “Retro '17” in the sport, and ESPN will have two weeks of exclusive live coverage from tennis' fourth and final Major of the year, the US Open in New York, beginning Monday, Aug. 28 (more...)

The Second City Announces SHE THE PEOPLE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

UP Comedy Club presents The Second City's She the People: Girlfriends' Guide to Sisters Doing it for Themselves, a brand new sketch show created, designed and performed entirely by The Women of Second City, under the direction of Carly Heffernan. She the People begins on Friday, September 29, 2017 at UP Comedy Club, located at (more...)

'The Runway In Rahway' Returns to Union County Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

A platform for models of all shapes, sizes and ages, comes to the Union County Performing Arts Center Main Stage Cafe on Sunday, September 10, 2017. The Runway In Rahway is a premier boutique style fashion show featuring local boutiques and designers. Built on a foundation of diversity; the event will showcase models who are also moms. (more...)

BWW Review: F THEORY at NJ Rep Shines Bright with Humor and Heart
by Marina Kennedy - Aug 22, 2017

New Jersey Repertory Company (NJ Rep) is now presenting the World Premiere of F Theory from August 17 through September 24. The play is co-written by Megan Loughran and Alex Trow and enjoys superb direction by Ethan Heard. Loughran and Trow also star in this outstanding two-hander that captures a lifelong friendship with all of its ups and downs. (more...)

Breon Arzell to Star in The Hypocrites' DRACULA at Mercury Theater Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 N. Southport Avenue - will present The Hypocrites' production of DRACULA, directed by award-winner Sean Graney, from October 7th through November 5th, 2017. Press opening is Thursday, October 12th at 8pm.  (more...)

The Bessies Announce 2017 Lifetime Achievement, Service Award Honorees
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

The NY Dance and Performance Awards, The Bessies, New York City's premier dance awards honoring outstanding creative work in the field, announced today that Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, choreographer and founding artistic director of Urban Bush Women, will be the recipient of the 2017 NY Dance and Performance Award for Lifetime Achievement in Dance, and writer Eva Yaa Asantewaa will receive this year's award for Outstanding Service to the Field of Dance. (more...)

Cast, Creatives Complete for DEATH OF A SALESMAN at Ford's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Ford's Theatre Society announced full casting and the design team for Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman," directed by Stephen Rayne. (more...)

Dorset Theatre Festival's Women Artists Writing Group to Host 2nd Annual Retreat
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Dorset Theatre Festival is committed to cultivating female voices onstage through its Women Artists Writing (WAW) Group, helmed by actors Heidi Armbruster and Mary Bacon.  (more...)

Canon Solutions America Executive Featured in The Cannata Report's 2017 Women Influencers Issue 'Wonder Women' Cover Story
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017


Diverse Fashion Event THE RUNWAY IN RAHWAY Come to UCPAC 9/10
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

A platform for models of all shapes, sizes and ages, comes to the Union County Performing Arts Center Main Stage Cafe on Sunday, September 10, 2017. The Runway In Rahway is a premier boutique style fashion show featuring local boutiques and designers. Built on a foundation of diversity; the event will showcase models who are also moms. (more...)

Sneak Peek - Danielle Staub Returns to Bravo's THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW JERSEY
by TV News Desk - Aug 22, 2017


Times Square Arts to Present WORD ON THE STREET Public Art Protest Initiative
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

In partnership with House of Trees, Times Square Arts presents Word on the Street, a public art commission of political and poetic banners created by female artists and writers that speak directly to the urgent, timeless concerns of the individual, the community, and the requirements of citizenry. The exhibition will appear on street pole banners and Bigbelly solar-powered trash and recycling receptacles in Times Square from August 29, 2017 - February 2018. (more...)

EA Unveils Battlefield 1 Revolution and Battlefield 1 Incursions, at gamescom
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017


Mynabirds Bear Witness to Our Sadness, Fear, and Unwavering Hope in New Video
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

The Mynabirds have released a video for “Golden Age”, from the forthcoming album BE HERE NOW, out on August 25 via Saddle Creek. Directed by Jason Lester and starring Nicole Laliberte (the new “Twin Peaks”), “Golden Age” takes inspiration from artist Ragnar Kjartansson's 'Woman in E', and may similarly move people to tears. (more...)

Scoop: MODERN FAMILY on ABC - Wednesday, September 6, 2017
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Get all the scoop on MODERN FAMILY, airing on ABC on Wednesday, September 6, 2017! (more...)

BWW Review: SPRING AWAKENING at Musical Theater Heritage
by Paul Bolton - Aug 21, 2017

HTC's production of Spring Awakening, a folk-rock musical directed by Hersh Ellis, at the MTH Theater in Crown Center brings to life the gritty music of Duncan Sheik and the timeless lyrics and book of Steven Slater. Themes of injustice, homosexuality, teen pregnancy, masturbation, suicide, and conforming to strict rule compel a group of young people, questioning the unfairness of their world, to rebel. (more...)

BWW Review: ShakesCar Puts Women Behind THE IRON MASK
by Perry Tannenbaum - Aug 21, 2017

Shakespeare Carolina takes a bold step in their adaptation of Dumas's swashbuckling MAN IN THE IRON MASK, casting two women as the twin brothers who claim the title of Louis XIV. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with London Fringe Premiere of 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2017

The eagerly awaited London Fringe Premiere of 9 to 5 The Musical opens on Wednesday 29th August 2017 at Upstairs at the Gatehouse, Highgate village and runs until Sunday 1st October 2017. This hilarious musical comedy is based on the hit film of the same name and has music and lyrics by Dolly Parton and book by Patricia Resnick based on the screenplay by Patricia Resnick and Colin Higgins. (more...)

Shnit Short Films to Celebrate Women Directors in A TASTE OF SHNIT at the Alexander Upstairs
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2017

Ahead of the main shnit Worldwide Shortfilmfestival in October,  shnit Cape Town has teamed up with The Alexander Bar once again to bring A TASTE OF SHNIT to the Mother City, screening the best short films that shnit has to offer, with a selection of thought-provoking and exciting films made by female directors from all around the world in celebration of  Women's Month. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Presenting Mental Health From A New Perspective, 4:48 PSYCHOSIS Is A Captivating Expression Of Severe Depression
by Jade Kops - Aug 19, 2017

Sarah Kane's final play 4:48 PSYCHOSIS, about the still somewhat taboo topics of clinical depression and suicide, is a perfect fit for Old Fitz Theatre's 2017 season of Unspoken subjects. (more...)

NewSchool of Architecture & Design to Host Women In Architecture Summer Film Festival Focused on Women Visionaries and Healthy Urbanism
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017


by Marina Kennedy - Aug 18, 2017

Since launching Great Performances (GP) in 1980 as a staffing agency offering part-time employment for women in the arts, Liz Neumark has orchestrated its transformation into one of the country's foremost catering and food service companies, lauded for its commitment to seasonal ingredients, innovative culinary presentations and exceptional service. (more...)

Queer|Art|Film Sets Fall 2017 Season at IFC Center
by Movies News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Queer|Art, the New York City-based non-profit, has announced the Fall 2017 season of Queer|Art|Film at IFC Center (323 Sixth Avenue at West 3rd St.), September 11-December 4. (more...)

Female Empowerment is Front and Center at Big Dreams & Silver Screens' 5th Anniversary Celebration of the Rahway International Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

The Rahway International Film Festival is now celebrating its Fifth Anniversary as well as its first year under the newly minted non-profit organization, Big Dreams & Silver Screens.  (more...)

E! Launches First Post-Show Podcast with New Series CLAP BACK: THE OFFICIAL WAGS PODCAST
by TV News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

E! announced today that it will expand its non-linear programming lineup to bring fans even more custom content with the introduction of new post-show podcast, CLAP BACK: THE OFFICIAL WAGS PODCAST hosted on the Art19 platform and distributed through Apple Podcasts, Stitcher and Googleplay (more...)

OTRimprov to Present 2017 Improv Festival of Cincinnati
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

OTRimprov presents the 4th Annual Improv Festival of Cincinnati (IF Cincy). (more...)

NBC Sports to Present Live Coverage of Team USA Eagles vs. New Zealand Black Ferns, 8/22
by TV News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Following the Team USA Women's Eagles march through pool play of the 2017 Women's Rugby World Cup, NBCSN will present live coverage of the Eagles' semifinal match against the New Zealand Black Ferns on Tuesday at noon ET. (more...)

Win Tickets to See Andy Mientus's BURN ALL NIGHT on Opening Night at A.R.T.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Today, the American Repertory Theater, TBD Theatricals, and the team of Burn All Night announce a digital scavenger hunt. (more...)

Vaneese Thomas to Celebrate Women of Soul at the Halloran Centre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

???????The On Stage at the Halloran Centre music series kicks off with "A Tribute to The Women of Soul" by VANEESE THOMAS with special guest CARLA THOMAS on Friday, September 8th at 7:30pm. Tickets are on sale now for this memorable evening of music. (more...)

Haven Theatre Announces Full Line-Up for DIRECTORS HAVEN 2017
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Haven Theatre is pleased to announce the line-up for its third DIRECTORS HAVEN, the company's ever-growing initiative showcasing the talents of three early career directors. This season, Kristen Johnson directs Vaclav Havel's riveting political satire THE PROTEST, Ian Martin helms Amiri Baraka's THE TOILET, a powerful look at love and empathy, and Lexi Saunders directs Rachel Dubose's sharply funny and biting new play THE DEPARTURE. The three fully-produced productions will run back-to-back in one program. DIRECTOR'S HAVEN 2017 will play October 16 - November 1, 2017 at Haven Theatre's resident home, The Den Theatre (2A), 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. All performances are pay-what-you-can. Tickets are currently available at  (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Netflix's Upcoming Documentary Series FIRE CHASERS
by TV News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Plunge daringly into the world of wildfires -- check out the trailer for the upcoming documentary series FIRE CHASERS, launching globally on Netflix September 8. (more...)

Pen Parentis to Host WRITING ABOUT WAR Literary Salon at Andaz Wall Street
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

We learn about war in images and process our opinions in words. On September 12th, 2017, launching the sixteenth season of Pen Parentis Literary Salons in Lower Manhattan, novelists JESSICA SHATTUCK, XAVIER TREVINO and WHITNEY TERRELL, share the spotlight to discuss their extensive experiences writing about war. (more...)

Pasadena Symphony & Pops to Present Annual MOONLIGHT SONATA Gala
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

The Pasadena Symphony Association will host their annual Moonlight Sonata Gala on Saturday, September 23, 2017, which promises to be an unforgettable night filled with entertainment, music and dancing held at Pasadena's historic City Hall. (more...)

Upcoming Auditions in the Nashville Area for August 16
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 16, 2017

Looking for a challenging role or to embark upon a new onstage adventure? Here is the latest audition information to come across the BroadwayWorld Nashville newsdesk. Want your audition information to be included? Send your information to (more...)

Scoop: BACHELOR IN PARADISE on ABC - Tuesday, August 22, 2017
by - Aug 16, 2017

Get all the scoop on BACHELOR IN PARADISE , airing on ABC on Tuesday, August 22, 2017! (more...)

TLC's MY GIANT LIFE Returns with New Season of Tall Tales, 9/17
by TV News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Being extraordinarily tall will certainly help anyone stand out, but for The Women featured on MY GIANT LIFE, their height sometimes is the only thing people seem to notice. Returning for the season 3 premiere on Sunday, September 17th at 10/9c, Haleigh, Alicia Jay, Katja, Lindsay, Krista and Coco will take viewers inside their everyday lives as they deal with issues that far surpass height than ever before. (more...)

AstonRep Theatre to Launch 2017-18 Season with 1984 This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

AstonRep Theatre Company will launch its 2017-18 season with 1984, a chilling view of a world controlled by a totalitarian government, based on George Orwell's classic novel, adapted for the stage by Robert Owens, Wilton E. Hall Jr. and William A. Miles and directed by Artistic Director Robert Tobin*.  (more...)

2017 P&G GYMNASTICS CHAMPIONSHIPS Begins this Thursday on NBC Sports
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

NBC Sports Group kicks off live coverage of the 2017 P&G Gymnastics Championships from the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif., this week, beginning this Thursday, August 17, with the men's competition at 10:30 p.m. ET on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA. Coverage continues with The Women's competition this Friday, August 18, live at 11 p.m. ET on NBCSN, and culminates this Sunday, August 20, with The Women's competition at 7 p.m. ET on NBC. (more...)

THE REVLON GIRL Comes to Park Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Following a critically acclaimed and sell-out tour across Wales last year, The Revlon Girl will come to PARK90 in September after a run at the Edinburgh Festival which is supported by The Arts Council of Wales. Written by composer and writer Neil Anthony Docking, The Revlon Girl is a poignant, heart-breaking and tender new play which explores a terrible episode in Welsh history and tells a story of amazing courage, hope and humour. (more...)

Madeline Kennedy Shares New Toro Y Moi-Produced Track via The Fader
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Seattle born and Oakland based multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter Madeline Kenney will release her Toro Y Moi-produced debut album next month, and today she previews it with another excellent track. (more...)

Midwest Premiere of Conor McPherson's THE VEIL Opens This Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Idle Muse Theatre Company's season eleven, which features plays exploring women achieving self-definition in a world that tries to define them in relationship to the men around them, opens the Midwest premiere of The Veil written by playwright Conor McPherson directed by guest artist Ann Kreitman this month. (more...)

Chesapeake Shakespeare Company Presents JULIUS CAESAR
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

When a leader is no longer trusted, where is the line between patriotism and personal ambition? (more...)

New Book Features Interviews with Women from '70's & '80's Punk Rock Scene
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

The punk rock scene of the 1970s and '80s in Southern California is widely acknowledged as one of the most vibrant and creative periods in rock and roll. Over the years, many books have come out exploring this explosive time in music and culture, but none have exclusively focused on the vitality and influence of The Women who played such a crucial role in this incredibly dynamic movement. (more...)

Blackfriars Theatre to Open 2017-18 Season with TWELFTH NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Blackfriars Theatre leads the way into the 2017-2018 Theatre Season with a wild new take on Shakespeare's most charming comedy, Twelfth Night. (more...)

Dark Psychological Thriller IDEATION Coming to New Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

New Repertory Theatre presents Ideation, September 2-24, 2017 in the MainStage Theater at the Mosesian Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA. The press opening will be on Wednesday, September 6 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Soaking WET Comes to West End Theater 9/14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Thursday-Sunday, September 14-17 West End Theater, 263 West 86th Street (2nd floor of the Church) Tickets: $20 Reservations:  or 1-800-838-3006 (more...)

Oxygen Media Examines the Drew Peterson Case in SNAPPED NOTORIOUS, 8/25
by TV News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Oxygen Media's critically-acclaimed true-crime franchise, “Snapped,” now in its 21st season, will premiere SNAPPED NOTORIOUS: DREW PETERSON, an eye-opening two-hour special (more...)

BWW Review: N.E. Premiere of Israel Horovitz Comedy, OUT OF THE MOUTHS OF BABES
by Nancy Grossman - Aug 14, 2017

Founding Artistic Director of Gloucester Stage Company returns to direct the New England premiere of his latest comedy, OUT OF THE MOUTHS OF BABES. Paula Plum, Sarah Hickler, Obehi Janice, and Debra Wise play four diverse women who meet in a spacious Paris apartment to remember and memorialize the recently departed 100-year old man who had lived there and loved them all during the last half century. (more...)

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