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Cartel hires Anthony Fankhauser as Vice-President of Production
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

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Redtwist Theatre Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Redtwist Theatre has just announced its 14th Season! 'The Way We Are' is a season-long snapshot with today's faces. It's about familiar people who navigate timeless challenges. What we do informs who we are...in our growing up, and in our living, and in our dying. (more...)

HERE Celebrates 25th Anniversary Season; 2017-2018 Lineup Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

HERE proudly announces its 2017-2018 producing season, marking the 25th Anniversary of this award-winning, boundary-stretching institution.  The 2017-2018 HERE lineup features three HERE Resident Artist world premieres; the world premiere of a HERE Artistic Director production by Kristin Marting; innovative works from the Dream Music Puppetry Program including a revival of Symphonie Fantastique by Basil Twist, internationally acclaimed artist and Artistic Director of HERE's Dream Music Puppetry Program; the sixth annual PROTOTYPE: Opera/Theatre/Now festival, and HERE's yearly CULTUREMART festival, where HERE serves up a first look at new work in process from artists in the HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP).  The multidisciplinary productions in HERE's milestone 2017-2018 season represent the culmination of commissions and developmental residencies of up to three years in the HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP) and/or the Dream Music Puppetry Program.   (more...)

ASSHOLE by Justin Kuritzkes Comes to JACK
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Asshole is a bracing new play by Justin Kuritzkes about a doctor who works for the government and is obsessed with the smell of his own asshole. He has a patient whom he can't seem to get out of his mind. In fact, he finds her continued presence to be a little...disturbing. Directed and designed by Knud Adams, this world premiere features Polly Lee and Ikechukwu Ufomadu.  (more...)

WGN America Shares First Look at Thrilling 2018 'Prime Crime' Programming Slate
by TV News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

On the heels of the network's recent pickup of the Anna Paquin-led drama series 'Bellevue,' WGN America announced today that it has secured the U.S. rights to three additional thrilling crime series (more...)

Teamwork Arts Brings Shilpika Bordoloi's MAJULI to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Majuli, a stunning and picturesque island in Assam's mighty Brahmaputra river, is also the world's biggest river island. Located in the upper reaches of the Brahmaputra, Majuli is the world's largest freshwater mid-river delta system, and has been the cultural heart of the Assamese civilisation. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Opens Online Lottery for First Preview of FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70th BIRTHDAY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) begins accepting entries today, Monday, August 7 at 12 Noon, for the LIVEforFIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to the New York premiere production of FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70th BIRTHDAY (more...)

Scoop: LETHAL WEAPON on FOX - Today, August 8, 2017
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Get all the scoop on LETHAL WEAPON, airing on FOX on today, August 8, 2017! (more...)

Photo Flash: La Jolla Playhouse presents KILL LOCAL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

Sheila and her sister Abigail work for their mother's small family business. Sheila's job used to be a source of joy and exhilaration; now she's questioning everything. But when you're an assassin, being uninspired means getting sloppy, and getting sloppy means getting killed. Kill Local is a pitch-black comedy about blood Ties, revenge and trying to get unstuck - especially when your life is dedicated to ending others'. (more...)

Jeremy Pinnell's New LP 'Ties Of Blood & Affection' Out 8/11
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

When Jeremy Pinnell released OH/KY in the summer of 2015 to stunned acclaim, it felt like an entire career compressed into one knock-out album. (more...)

a l l i e is Apple Music's New Artist of the Week in Canada
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

Following her full-length debut Nightshade (out Jul 21), the praise on a l l i e continues. Starting today (Aug. 4), the soulful singer will be featured as the New Artist of the Week on Apple Music Canada. She also spoke with Flare, Canada's popular women's fashion magazine, this week about her sound and style. (more...)

Apply Now for Howard County Arts Council's 2018 Rising Star Performing Arts Competition
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Applications for the 2018 Rising Star Performing Arts Award are now available in the Explore | OpportuniTies for Artists & Arts Groups section at hocoarts.org. Applications may also be requested from the Arts Council by phone at 410-313-2787 or via email at info@hocoarts.org. (more...)

Chicago Tribune Announces 2017 Literary Prize
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

The Chicago Tribune today announced Marilynne Robinson as the recipient of its prestigious 2017 Literary Prize. (more...)

World's Most Expensive Dress Comes to Ripley's Believe It or Not! in San Francisco
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

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Ten Chimneys Foundation and Sarah Siddons Society Collaborate on New Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Ten Chimneys Foundation is proud to welcome guests to a new Exhibition in collaboration with Sarah Siddons Society. (more...)

Vestar Capital Partners Acquires Quest Analytics
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

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Shakespeare, Musicals, Premieres and More to Explore Free Will at Stratford Festival in 2018
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

For the Stratford Festival's 2018 season, Artistic Director Antoni Cimolino has chosen 12 productions that explore the theme of Free Will. (more...)

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts Presents Los Pleneros de la 21: Christmas in El Barrio
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 2017-18 Season at the Kumble Theater at LIU Brooklyn on December 10, 2017 at 3pm with the GRAMMY Award-nominated musicians of Los Pleneros de la 21, presenting their musical celebration of Afro-Puerto Rican Christmas traditions Christmas in El Barrio. (more...)

Fringe Festival Smash THE SEAT NEXT TO THE KING Returns To The Theatre Centre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

In September of 1964, a chance meeting between two men - one white and one black - reveals the bond they share and the Ties connecting them to America's most powerful leaders in playwright Steven Elliott Jackson's stirring THE SEAT NEXT TO THE KING. (more...)

Festival Schedule Announced for Tempe Center for the Arts, 9/9 & 10
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

The Bechdel Test Fest is offerings include a panel discussion, play readings, film screenings, children's workshops, music, and more! Plays and films from Arizona playwrights and filmmakers were selected by a panel of adjudicators and all pass the Bechdel Test: Two female-identifying characters who have a conversation with each other about something other than a man. (more...)

Broadway Hit HAND TO GOD by Robert Askins Comes to Black Box Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

The Black Box Performing Arts Center continues to emerge as the Tri-State area's premiere destination for both cutting-edge professional theater and collaborative performing arts education - in the heart of Teaneck, NJ- just a quick ride over the George Washington Bridge.     (more...)

Suwannee Roots Revival Adds Mother Finest, Chatham County Line, Guy Clark Tribute & More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park is pleased to announce additions to the lineup for Suwannee Roots Revival taking place in Live Oak, Florida October 12-15, 2017. The already incredible lineup is expanded to include Mother's Finest, Chatham County Line, The Revelers, The Lee Boys, Richie and Rosie, Katie Skene, LPT, The Dunehoppers, and The Walker Family Band.  (more...)

HAND TO GOD Blasts Onto Triangle's Stage Opening 28th Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2017

After the death of his father, meek Jason finds an outlet for his anxiety at the Christian Puppet Ministry, in the devoutly religious, relatively quiet small town of Cypress, Texas. Jason's complicated relationships with the town pastor, the school bully, the girl next door, and-most especially-his mother are thrown into upheaval when Jason's puppet, Tyrone, takes on a shocking and dangerously irreverent personality all its own. Hand To God explores the startlingly fragile nature of faith, morality, and the Ties that bind us. (more...)

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts Presents The Tierney Sutton Band: The Sting Variations
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2017

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College opens its 2017-18 Season at the Kumble Theater at LIU Brooklyn on October 21, 2017 at 8pm with The Tierney Sutton Band, presenting their 2017 GRAMMY Award-nominated project The Sting Variations. (more...)

BWW Review: BOURGEOIS & MAURICE: STYLE OVER SUBSTANCE, Soho Theatre
by Alistair Wilkinson - Aug 18, 2017

As one of the leading acts in the queer performance circuit Bourgeois and Maurice have been entertaining audiences for a decade. Since the opening of their first full-length show Social Work back in 2009 they have enjoyed success across the entire country. The duo celebrates 10 years of "dicking around" in their new show Style Over Substance - A 10 Year Retro-Speculative, a 75-minute celebration consisting of lots of glitter and clever musical numbers. (more...)

GAME OF THRONES' Charles Dance to Join CSO on European Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Charles Dance, OBE, will join Louis Langree and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra on their 2017 European tour. The 'Game of Thrones' actor will lend his talents to narrating Copland's extraordinary orchestral work 'Lincoln Portrait'. (more...)

San Francisco Conservatory of Music Sets 2017-18 Centennial Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music (SFCM) has announced the details of its 2017-18 centennial season. (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...)

Piper Rasmussen's THE WOMAN ILLUSION to Play TNC's Dream Up Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

'The Woman Illusion,' written and directed by Piper Rasmussen, is a playful, wicked gallery of ways to be a woman, interspersed with parlor magic. (more...)

TV Stars Meredith Baxter and Michael Gross to Close Totem Pole Playhouse's Season with LOVE LETTERS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Totem Pole Playhouse, Pennsylvania's premiere summer theater, located in Caledonia State Park between Gettysburg and Chambersburg, PA, has announced the final Bonus Show in the theatre's summer schedule, A.R. Gurney's Love Letters. (more...)

Artists Announced for Rita Wilson's 'Liner Notes' Series at the Geffen
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Rita Wilson is bringing her vocal and songwriting talents to the Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater at the Geffen Playhouse this September for the third time. This limited engagement Spotlight Entertainment Series performance features Wilson and guest songwriters performing and telling the stories behind their songs in a cabaret setting. Guests songwriters include Jeff Barry, Kristian Bush, Desmond Child and Billy Steinberg, among others. (more...)

BWW Review: TAKING LEAVE at Oyster Mill Playhouse
by Allison Rambler - Aug 16, 2017

Oyster Mill Playhouse in Camp Hill, PA, is perhaps known for their ability to bring plays previously lacking in recognition back into the public eye. Time and time again, they have proved themselves masters of the unknown, making us wonder how the theatre community has overlooked certain plays that are capable of provoking just as much thought and emotion as any work of Tennessee Williams or Arthur Miller. With their current production of TAKING LEAVE, Oyster Mill Playhouse once again breathes life into a show that may have otherwise slipped through the cracks. (more...)

BWW Review: THREE SISTERS at American Players Theatre
by Melissa Hall - Aug 16, 2017

Humans yearn for what we do not have. It is the trademark of our species. We seem to never be satisfied, always longing for more, better, bigger. Though this play is set a century ago in Russia, it could not be more relevant to our current culture. (more...)

Media+ Announces Change in Ownership
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

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Breaking: Jin Ha & More Join Clive Owen in M. BUTTERFLY; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Producers Nelle Nugent, Steve Traxler, Kenneth Teaton, Benjamin Feldman, Doug Morris and Spencer Ross today announce full casting for the first Broadway revival of David Henry Hwang's Tony Award®-winning play, M. BUTTERFLY, directed by Tony Award® winner Julie Taymor. (more...)

Esprit Orchestra Announces 35th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

October 2017 will mark the beginning of Esprit Orchestra's 35th Anniversary Season. (more...)

Brooklyn's Billie Holiday Theatre Announces 2017 - 18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

The Billie Holiday Theatre - home to the largest African American community in the nation - announces the inaugural season in its newly-renovated theater with award-winning works from the African American theater canon. (more...)

New Novel Highlights Complexities Between Healthcare and Government
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

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Napa Valley Museum Opens Three Fall Exhibitions
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Napa Valley Museum launches its fall season of exhibitions on September 2, 2017, with a prestigious touring history exhibit about the Braceros contract worker program from the Smithsonian Institution, an inspiring companion exhibit telling the Napa Valley's own Bracero story through rare historical and original material developed by Napa Valley College and curator Oscar Aguilar, and a thrilling West Coast premiere of towering paintings by Colorado artist Don Coen celebrating today's migrant farm workers. (more...)

Hit European Opera Gala Returns to BC by Popular Demand
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Award-winning Frankfurt sopranos Heidi Muendel and Nancy Hasiuk join local favourite Robin Hahn to headline the fundraising concert Go For Opera! (more...)

Works by Steven Dietz and A.R. Gurney to Headline Keen Company's 18th Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Keen Company will present two plays celebrating A SEASON OF CONNECTION.  (more...)

Emmy Nominee Connie Britton Joins Showtime Comedy SMILF in Guest Arc
by TV News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Today, Showtime Networks announced that four-time Emmy® nominated actress Connie Britton (Nashville, Friday Night Lights) will appear in a multi-episode guest arc on the half-hour comedy series SMILF (more...)

FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70TH BIRTHDAY Brings Happy Thoughts Off-Broadway This Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

A friendly reminder! Previews begin this Friday, August 18 at 7:30 PM for the Playwrights Horizons New York premiere production of For Peter Pan on her 70th birthday, a new play by two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist and Tony Award nominee Sarah Ruhl (Stage Kiss, Dead Man's Cell Phone at Playwrights; In the Next Room, or the vibrator play; The Clean House).  (more...)

BWW Review: OLYMPILADS, Theatre N16
by Cindy Marcolina - Aug 11, 2017

Andrew Maddock explores a difficult family relationship marred by old issues and mental health in his new play. While Darren (Nebiu Samuel) believes he's going to beat Usain Bolt in the Men's finals, Simon (Rhys Yates) is dealt a heavy hand trying to maintain the Ties with his estranged sister Abigail (Michelle Barwood) and struggling to support Darren. The picture of a dysfunctional family, Olympilads leaves the audience with a broken heart and a punch in the gut. (more...)

Essential Theatre to Stage INDEPENDENT by John D. Babcock III
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Join Essential Theatre for a very special presentation of Independent, by John D. Babcock III, performing for two nights only, August 17 and 18, as part of the Essential Theatre Play Festival. (more...)

Jeremy Pinnell's New Album 'Ties of Blood & Affection' Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

When Jeremy Pinnell released OH/KY in the summer of 2015 to stunned acclaim, it felt like an entire career compressed into one knock-out album. (more...)

Outside the Box: Dallas Solo Show Captures Lenny Bruce's Life
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Lenny Bruce was a complex man, and his life is now captured in a solo performance called Lenny Bruce is Back, produced by the Dallas based Bren Rapp and Upstart Productions, and stars Upstart Artistic Director Joey Folsom. The show is unique because despite being a theatrical performance recounting Bruce's life, the show will go on stage at traditional theaters, comedy venues, including iO West in Los Angeles and Second City in Chicago, and even the Dallas Burlesque Club Viva's. It's only appropriate for a man that defied definition throughout his career. (more...)

BWW Review: KILL LOCAL at La Jolla Playhouse
by E.H. Reiter - Aug 10, 2017

Working for a amily business is tough, it's even tougher when that business is contract killing. KILL LOCAL at the La Jolla Playhouse is running through August 27th. (more...)

Review Roundup: La Jolla Playhouse's KILL LOCAL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Sheila and her sister Abigail work for their mother's small family business. Sheila's job used to be a source of joy and exhilaration; now she's questioning everything. But when you're an assassin, being uninspired means getting sloppy, and getting sloppy means getting killed. Kill Local is a pitch-black comedy about blood Ties, revenge and trying to get unstuck - especially when your life is dedicated to ending others'. (more...)

The Autry presents LA RAZA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Young families join La Marcha de la Reconquista along a dusty highway through the farm land of Southern California. 1971. La Raza Newspaper & Magazine records. Para leer el comunicado de prensa en español, por favor haga un clic aqui. Los Angeles, CA (August 10, 2017)-Between 1967 and 1977, the Chicano newspaper-turned-magazine La Raza was witness to and participant in the struggle for social justice as it unfolded across Los Angeles and into the world beyond. Marking the 50th anniversary of the publication's founding, and drawing from a previously inaccessible archive of more than 25,000 images recently gifted by the photographers to UCLA's Chicano Studies Research Center, the exhibition LA RAZA opens on September 16, 2017, at the Autry Museum of the American West in Griffith Park. (more...)

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