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LINES IN THE SAND Debuts in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2017

Cotuit Center for the Arts brings its award-winning production of "Lines in the Sand" to New York City for a limited run. This suspenseful, hard-hitting contemporary drama received its world premiere on Cape Cod before traveling to Ireland and winning awards at the International Dublin Theatre Festival.  (more...)

BWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR's James Rocco
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Jul 28, 2017

Always a fun conversationalist, director and choreographer James Rocco shares some thoughts about this work on the Ordway's summer hit, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR. (more...)

Scoop: PENN & TELLER: FOOL US on THE CW - Thursday, August 17, 2017
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Scoop: PENN & TELLER: FOOL US on THE CW - Friday, August 18, 2017
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World Premiere of POOR BOYS' CHORUS Headlines Broadway Bound Theatre Festival 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Poor Boys' Chorus, a new play written by Portland-based playwright Brian Kettler, is making its WORLD PREMIERE as part of Broadway Bound Theatre Festival's inaugural season in New York City! (more...)

Scoop: PENN & TELLER: FOOL US on THE CW - Friday, August 11, 2017
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EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Circa: Humans
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 25, 2017

BWW speaks to Kimberley O'Brien from Circa about bringing Humans to the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

Scoop: PENN & TELLER: FOOL US on THE CW - Thursday, August 10, 2017
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YANKEE DOODLE CIRCUS Comes to Firehouse Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Firehouse Theatre will be transformed into a circus big top when it hosts a variety of events in September under the banner of the YANKEE DOODLE CIRCUS, which is the name of the circus troupe that gets stranded in Vinton, Indiana in Bo Wilson's new play FOOD, CLOTHING, AND SHELTER. Other September events include magician David London's MAGIC OUTSIDE THE BOX and THE ADVENTURE TO THE IMAGI NATION, magicians Brian Curry and Mark Phillips' CATCH ME: THE MAGIC DUEL, Brian Curry's MAGIC AND MISCHIEF, WORDS ON FIRE: HAPPY HOUR POETRY, and River City Vaudeville's IT CAME FROM VAUDEVILLE: A SCI-FI VAUDEVILLE EXPERIENCE. (more...)

GOD OF VENGEANCE Among Head Trick's Newly Announced 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2017

Head Trick Theatre, returning for another residency at AS220, responds to the political climate not with stories of government tyranny or business corruption, but with plays by, and about, the people marginalized by policies and rhetoric that repress difference. (more...)

Scoop: PENN & TELLER: FOOL US on THE CW - Thursday, July 27, 2017
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BWW Review: MUMFORD & SONS, Latitude Festival
by Rona Kelly - Jul 20, 2017

Mumford & Sons makes a triumphant return to Latitude Festival, having first played in 2010. After all these years, audiences proved that they would wait, they would wait for them. An evening full of fun and friends, Mumford & Sons proved that they indeed are worth the wait. (more...)

NOW That's What I Call Music 97 Releases July 21
by Stephanie Wild - Jul 20, 2017

As we hit the height of summer, NOW are releasing the latest in their series of hit compilations on July 21st, NOW 97, the definitive selection of tracks for summer 2017. With all the iconic number one songs from the past few months making up the ultimate soundtrack to your summer in one easy place, it's your go-to album for your BBQ's, house parties, pool parties and those long summer drives. (more...)

Cisco 2017 Midyear Cybersecurity Report Predicts New 'Destruction of Service' Attacks, Scale and Impact of Threats Grows
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

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BWW Review: Sound Theatre Company's Unapologetic HOODOO LOVE Doesn't Romanticize
by Amelia Reynolds - Jul 19, 2017

Sound Theatre Company's 'Hoodoo Love' is an important piece that's neither romantic nor for the faint of heart. In collaboration with The Hansberry Project, the fabric of Katori Hall's depression-era tragedy is original blues music, folk magic, and the dismal realities of being a black woman in 1930's Tennessee. (more...)

BWW Review: DIE ZAUBERFLOTE (THE MAGIC FLUTE) is a FEAST FOR THE EYES AND EARS at The Aronoff Center
by Abby Rowold - Jul 18, 2017

The concept, a collaboration between Komische Oper Berlin and London-based performance group 1927, (Suzanne Andrade and Paul Barritt), was utterly unique, and Cincinnati Opera's production values were top notch. (more...)

Theatre Suburbia to Premiere 'THE MAN IN THE LOCKET' This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Theatre Suburbia is pulling out all the stops for the World Premiere production of Kris Thompson's early 1900's comedy/melodrama, The Man in the Locket: Truths and Lies at the Bergstrom Circus & Menagerie, winner of its national annual scriptwriting contest. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at SUMMER IN LONDON at Theatre Royal Stratford East
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Theatre Royal Stratford East presents the world premiere of Summer in London, a new romcom about four young homeless men living in Stratford during a summer heatwave, with an all-transgender cast. The production runs at Theatre Royal Stratford East until 29 July. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Scoop: PENN & TELLER: FOOL US on THE CW - Friday, August 4, 2017
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Viewers Can Sample Season Premieres of Showtime's EPISODES and DICE for Free
by TV News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

SHOWTIME is giving viewers nationwide an early opportunity to sample the season premieres of the network's hilarious comedy series EPISODES and DICE for free, ahead of their debuts on Sunday, August 20th at 10 p.m. and 10:30pm ET/PT, respectively. (more...)

Head Trick Theatre Presents THE KNIGHT OF THE BURNING PESTLE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

A theatre company begins their newest play, about a merchant's apprentice who falls in love with the merchant's beautiful daughter - when suddenly a couple in the audience interrupt to complain about plays making fun of honest London middle-class citizens, and demand a good old-fashioned adventure story, with knights, princesses, and giants. (more...)

Inevitable Theatre Company Makes Performance Debut with UNSUSPECTING SUSAN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Inevitable Theatre Company makes its St. Louis performance debut with the regional premiere of Stewart Permutt's UNSUSPECTING SUSAN, to be performed September 15-30, 2017, at The Chapel in Clayton, MO. (more...)

The Fantasticks Opens at Hackmatack Next Week and 45 Years Later
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

It's not every day you can re-use the opening from a July 1972 newspaper article for an article in 2017. But here goes: (more...)

Entangled Marketing, Thoughtful Philanthropists, Force Multipliers and Hustling Gigs
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

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Shaman's Harvest Celebrate #1 Debut On Billboard Heatseekers Chart
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Shaman's Harvest and Mascot Label Group celebrate a #1 debut on Billboard's “Heatseekers” chart this week, while the lead single “The Come Up” has entered the Top 30 at Active Rock radio. (more...)

Production Begins on Feature Film WHEN IT RINGS Starring Golden Globe Winner Sally Kirkland
by Movies News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Production is underway for motion picture WHEN IT RINGS, an original feature film that meshes psychological thriller and drama genres. (more...)

SEO for Growth Launched in Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

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Mayor Huether to Attend Solar Eclipse Events at Washington Pavilion
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Sioux Falls Mayor Mike Huether plans to watch the Total Solar Eclipse on Monday, August 21 at the Washington Pavilion. The public is invited to experience the eclipse at the Kirby Science Discovery Center. The eclipse will be visible across the United States and will reach its maximum viewing in our area at 1:01 p.m.  (more...)

Scoop: PENN & TELLER: FOOL US on THE CW - Thursday, September 7, 2017
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Scoop: PENN & TELLER: FOOL US on THE CW - Friday, September 8, 2017
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Les Enfants Terribles Announces Full Casting For THE TERRIBLE INFANTS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Today, award-winning theatre company Les Enfants Terribles have announced the full cast for the anniversary production of The Terrible Infants. Staged at Wilton's Music Hall in East London and featuring new creative material, The Terrible Infants will run from 27 September to 28 October, with a press night on Tuesday 3 October. (more...)

BWW Review: Dinner and a Show - Levoy's PETER PAN and the Old Oar House Irish Pub
by Pati Buehler - Aug 17, 2017

A Classic Peter Pan delights at the Classy Levoy Theatre in Millville NJ (more...)

Oscar Nominee Marsha Mason Returns To Arizona Theatre Company To Direct CHAPTER TWO
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Arizona Theatre Company (ATC; David Ivers, Artistic Director; Billy Russo, Managing Director) is pleased to welcome back four-time Academy Award-nominee Marsha Mason, who will direct Neil Simon's autobiographical romantic comedy Chapter Two to open ATC's 51st season, Sept. 9-30 at the Temple of Music & Art, 333 S. Scott Ave. in Tucson, Oct. 5-22 at the Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe in Phoenix. (more...)

Paines Plough To Tour Luke Norris' Award Winning Play GROWTH In Autumn 2017
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Luke Norris' award winning production of Growth will embark upon a second UK tour this Autumn. The production originally debuted at Paines Plough's ROUNDABOUT @ SUMMERHALL at Edinburgh Festival Fringe in August 2016 and won a prestigious Fringe First award before touring the UK. (more...)

Trinity Rep to Host Fun-Filled Season Kick-Off Party
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Trinity Rep invites the public to celebrate the upcoming theater season at its third annual Season Kick-Off Party, Sunday, September 10, 2017 from 12:00 - 7:00 pm. (more...)

Kentwood Players Present FARRAGUT NORTH at the Westchester Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Kentwood Players will proudly present FARRAGUT NORTH, a political thriller by Beau Willimon, opening Friday, September 8 through Saturday, October 14, 2017 on Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00pm and Sundays at 2:00pm at the Westchester Playhouse, located at 8301 Hindry Avenue in Westchester, CA 90045. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sondheim's Riotously Funny FORUM Opens at the Croswell
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

The Croswell Opera House's production of Stephen Sondheim's A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM opened to an appreciative crowd on August 11. Scroll down for a first look at the show. (more...)

VARIATIONS ON MAGIC Announces Lineup at Theatre Project
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Baltimore's original ten-minute play festival returns to Theatre Project with its 13th annual production, Variations on Magic, running August 17-27, 2017.  (more...)

Adam Trent Brings Next Generation of Magic to Atlanta's Fox Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Broadway and TV star Adam Trent is bringing his signature brand of magic and illusion in the 90-minute stage spectacle THE ILLUSIONISTS PRESENTS ADAM TRENT at Atlanta's Fox Theatre on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at POOR BOYS' CHORUS at Broadway Bound Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Poor Boys' Chorus, a new play written by Portland-based playwright Brian Kettler, is making its WORLD PREMIERE as part of Broadway Bound Theatre Festival's inaugural season in New York City. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sondheim's Riotously Funny ...FORUM Opens at the Croswell
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Area theater audiences will get the chance to see a comedy classic this month when the Croswell Opera House in Adrian stages A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM. (more...)

The Bard Will Get a Country Twist in DESPERATE MEASURES at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, in association with Cecilia Lin and Hu Guo, has announced the first mainstage production of the 2017-2018 season: the New York premiere of the musical Desperate Measures. (more...)

BWW Interview: Jay Johnson Brings EXCESS BAGGAGE to Group rep For One Night Only August 19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Jay Johnson made his Broadway debut at the Helen Hayes Theatre starring in the show he both wrote and performed, "Jay Johnson: The Two and Only" which garnered him the 2007 Tony Award for Best Theatrical Event. Four months prior to the Broadway opening, the show played the Colony Theatre in Burbank and won the Los Angeles Ovation Award for Best Solo Show. The previous season, the show had been produced Off-Broadway at the Atlantic Theatre Company where it earned rave reviews and a coveted Lucille Lortel Award. Jay Johnson is a writer, comic, ventriloquist, poet, magician, and puppeteer. He has written and performed in TV specials for NBC, CBS, and HBO, and has hundreds of appearances on variety specials and talk shows including "The Tonight Show" (with Johnny Carson and with Jay Leno) and "The David Letterman Show." He has been featured in more than 30 national commercials. Jay's acting credits include appearances on "CSI", "That 70's Show", "Dave's World", "Night Court" and others too numerous to mention. Jay Johnson is best remembered for his role as the schizophrenic ventriloquist Chuck and Bob' on the ABC classic TV comedy "Soap". (more...)

Photo Coverage: Scotsman Fringe First Winner THE FALL at the Edinburgh Assembly Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2017

THE FALL, one of the Baxter Theatre Centre's impressive showcase of six award-winning and cutting-edge productions at the 2017 Edinburgh Assembly Fringe Festival in Scotland this August, was awarded the Fringe First at this year's Scotsman Awards. (more...)

Scoop: PENN & TELLER: FOOL US on THE CW - Thursday, August 31, 2017
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Scoop: PENN & TELLER: FOOL US on THE CW - Friday, September 1, 2017
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Miss Coco Peru Returns with THE TAMING OF THE TENSION
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

The Los Angeles LGBT Center's Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center has announced the return of the legendary Miss Coco Peru in her latest solo show, The Taming of the Tension. Directed by longtime collaborator Michael Schiralli, Coco will play four performances only at the Renberg Theatre on Saturdays, September 9 & 16 at 8pm and Sundays, September 10 & 17 at 7pm. (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...)

What Might HAMILTON Have Looked Like? David Korins Reveals Nixed Designs
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Ever wonder what Hamilton would look like on a completely different set? In a recent interview with Variety, Hamilton director Thomas Kail and scenic designer David Korins chatted about how they landed on the final concept for his design. (more...)

Multi-Region Arts Festival ARTS ALIVE! QUÉBEC Continues- Huntingdon, Aug. 18 & 19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Arts Alive! Quebec (AAQ) is at the halfway mark with successful events held in Knowlton, Quebec City and Hudson during June and July. This year's Huntingdon events again showcase the artistic and cultural richness of this beautiful region.  Enjoy an irresistible program of dance, music, theatre, visual arts and workshops at Grove Hall, a new performing arts centre in an historic reclaimed church sitting on a lovely riverside campus, on Friday, August 18 and Saturday, August 19. (more...)

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