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VIDEO: Fall Out Boy Performs 'The Last of the Real Ones' on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Fall Out Boy took to the JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE stage to perform their new single 'The Last of the Real Ones.' The single will be featured on their new album, M A N I A, out January 19, 2018. (more...)

BWW Review: Strawberry Theatre Workshop's WHY WE HAVE A BODY a Head-Scratcher
by Amelia Reynolds - Sep 19, 2017

Everyone has memories that feel rife with significance, but said significance does not necessarily make sense to others. And if the best depiction of said memory is beyond traditional language, then playwrights like Claire Chafee use poetic language to communicate said significance. In Chafee's Why We Have a Body , four women tell their stories in a series of vignettes and monologues using poetic language, and yet any significance Chafee is Trying to communicate gets lost in translation. (more...)

Cast Announced for Alain Boublil's MANHATTAN PARISIENNE at The Other Palace
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Robert Mackintosh in association with The Other Palace are delighted to announce casting for the 'Work in Progress' production of Alain Boublil's MANHATTAN PARISIENNE. (more...)

Guest Blog: Ben Glasstone On Puppets, Nostalgia and BOOK STORY
by Guest Blog: Ben Glasstone - Sep 19, 2017

It always feels foolish to rail against the modern world. We remember our parents and grandparents disapproving of our youthful frolics and fixations and when our turn comes to be grown-ups, we try to have enough self-awareness not to disapprove too loudly in our turn. (more...)

Review Roundup: ROZ & RAY at San Diego Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Set in San Diego, ROZ & RAY tells a time-bending story that sheds light on a little known chapter in medical history. The show runs at San Diego Repertory Theatre through October 1, and critics are weighing in! (more...)

BWW Review: Steppenwolf's Artful THE REMBRANDT
by Misha Davenport - Sep 19, 2017

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BWW Interview: Director, David Ramón Zayas of RUMORS at Theatre Harrisburg
by Rich Mehrenberg - Sep 18, 2017

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VIDEO: Behind The Scenes of ROZ & RAY at San Diego REP
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

ROZ & RAY tells a profound story of love, trust, and sacrifice that grapples with the messy process of healing the human heart. It runs at San Diego REP Theatre through October 1! (more...)

BWW Interview: Catherine Steadman Talks WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION
by Cindy Marcolina - Sep 18, 2017

Catherine Steadman's career spans stage and screen: from Mansfield Park to Downton Abbey, and from Oppenheimer (which earned her an Oliver Award nomination) to That Face at the Royal Court. She's now embarking on a new production of Agatha Christie's Witness for the Prosecution at London County Hall. (more...)

BWW Interview: Stephen Fredericks, Founder and Executive Director of THE GROWING STAGE
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 18, 2017

Broadwayworld.com had the opportunity to interview Stephen L. Fredericks, Founder and Executive Director of The Growing Stage in Netcong, New Jersey about his career, the theatre and the exciting season ahead. (more...)

JUSTIN MARTIN'S HALLOWEEN MASQUERADE Comes to Boulder Theater 10/31
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

As the late Oscar Wilde once said: life is too important to be taken seriously , an ethos that Justin Martin is sticking with despite achieving soaring success over the last six years as a producer and international DJ. Justin initially pricked the ears of the electronic music community in 2003 with his first record The Sad Piano? on Ben Watt?s Buzzin? Fly label. Everyone in the electronic music food chain got involved, from the A list DJs like Derrick Carter and Pete Tong that were playing the track, to the international music press that were raving about it. It even translated to the German underground, with Poker Flat licensing it for Steve Bug?s Bugnology? compilation. Like someone that goes bowling for the first time and gets five strikes and a turkey, Justin couldn?t really have hoped for a better entrance. (more...)

3=D Theatricals of Los Angeles Opens 9th Southern California Season with YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

3-D Theatricals (3DT) rings in its 2017-1018 season at both the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center (RBPAC) and the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts (CCPA) with Mel Brooks' Young Frankenstein, a musical comedy from the Broadway creative team of the 12-time Tony Award winning smash hit The Producers. The production, with music and lyrics by Brooks and a book by Thomas Meehan, is a hilariously tuneful show based on the 1974 smash hit film Young Frankenstein which was a wickedly inspired re-imagining of the Mary Shelley classic from the comic genius of Mel Brooks. David Lamoureux directs with Corey Hirsch serving as Musical Director and Daniel Smith as Choreographer. Dino Nicandros* stars as Frederick Frankenstein with Danny Blaylock as The Monster , Julia Aks as Inga , Erik Scott Romney as Igor/Victor Frankenstein , Tracy Rowe Mutz* as Frau Blucher , Ashley Fox Linton* as Elizabeth , and Richard Gould* as Inspector Kemp/Hermit . *Denotes members of Actors Equity Association. (more...)

Lady Gaga Forced to Postpone European Tour Due to 'Severe Physical Pain'
by TV News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Live Nation announced this morning that the European Leg of Lady Gaga's Joanne World Tour would be postoned until 2018 due to 'severe physical pain' that has affected her ability to perform. (more...)

BWW Review: Next Stop's DISGRACED a Stunning, Necessary Examination of All-American Prejudice
by Andrew White - Sep 18, 2017

Stop for a moment to think how things have changed; how the election of Donald Trump and the imposition of a travel ban on Muslims and openly anti-immigrant, pro-white nationalist sentiment have torn away at the nation. It is no wonder that Akhtar's searing drama deserves its place on the stage right here, and right now. (more...)

Grandson Uncovers Family's Painful Secret from World War II
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Chicago native, Daniel Sugimoto grew up around his Japanese American grandmother who refused to talk about her dusty past. After years of Trying to approach the subject, Sugimoto with his big-heart and stubborn-nature got her to open up while she was preoccupied watching Wheel of Fortune. From this dark truth in American history comes a 'piercingly beautiful' new musical. (more...)

BWW Review: THE BOLD TYPE Combines Glamour with Today's Relevant Issues
by Brooke Yunis - Sep 18, 2017

Commercials for Freeform's THE BOLD TYPE have been circulating on my T.V. for months. I was extremely skeptical at first. A show about three young women Trying to jumpstart their careers in New York City that also deals with social and political issues? (more...)

BWW Previews: CABARET at Schenectady Light Opera Company
by Kayleigh McClean - Sep 18, 2017

Schenectady Light Opera Company prepares to open it's 91st season with a lively, and timely production of CABARET. (more...)

Scoop: TEN DAYS IN THE VALLEY on ABC - Sunday, October 8, 2017
by - Sep 18, 2017

Get all the scoop on TEN DAYS IN THE VALLEY, airing on ABC on Sunday, October 8, 2017! (more...)

HAMILTON Stage Management Team Slated for L.A. Panel
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

The Stage Managers' Association of the United States (SMA) presents IN CONVERSATION WITH THE HAMILTON STAGE MANAGEMENT TEAM (Angelica Tour), hosted by Actors Co-op Theatre Company, a panel moderated by Joel Veenstra, SMA Western Regional Representative and Associate Head of Stage Management at UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts. (more...)

FRAMING COMMUNITY: MAGNUM PHOTOS, 1947-PRESENT Exhibition to Open at Hunter College
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

'Framing Community: Magnum Photos, 1947-Present' will open September 28, 2017 with a reception from 7 to 9 p.m. at Hunter College Art Galleries. The exhibition will be on view through November 26, 2017. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Ambition And Aspiration Collide With Desire And Devotion In The Powerfully Moving DIVING FOR PEARLS
by Jade Kops - Sep 17, 2017

Emotional, engaging and at times enraging as the audience empathises with the inhabitants of a community making way for progress, DIVING FOR PEARLS is a wonderfully rendered work that considers compassion, conscience and conduct in the face of corporate and individual greed and determination. (more...)

BWW Review: FUN HOME at Winspear Opera House
by Samuel Weber - Sep 17, 2017

Fun Home will always have a special place in my heart. The score and source material are some of the most thoughtful work on the stage in recent years - not to mention the innovation of the Broadway staging. Needless to say, I was curious how well the show would lend itself to tour, perhaps even a bit wary. And yet, with all my expectations, the Fun Home tour indeed made me want to play airplane. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Presented With Heart and Humour, Hope Rises Out Of Bleak Existence In THE NIGHT ALIVE
by Jade Kops - Sep 17, 2017

In the tradition of resorting to humour to handle weighty and desperate situations, Conor McPherson's THE NIGHT ALIVE considers the hope that can come from having the right outlook when life keeps throwing setbacks and challenges. (more...)

BWW Review: WICKED Enchants Crowds at the Aronoff Center in Cincinnati
by Abby Rowold - Sep 17, 2017

Fourteen years after it premiered on Broadway, WICKED was shockingly timely and far more substantive that I was expecting. And, it was bizarre how much it seemed to reflect certain current events. (more...)

PPO, NAMCYA Winners to Hold Concert UNANG HAKBANG, 9/24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2017

On September 24 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) Main Theatre, winners of the National Music Competitions for Young Artists (NAMCYA), the country's most prestigious music competition for the youth for more than 40 years, will be performing with the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra (PPO) to give a sampling of great works of some of the most prodigious composers who ever lived. (more...)

Take It or Leave It, But Don't Try to Change It
by Rich Mehrenberg - Sep 17, 2017

When was the last time you rented a car? Did Hertz immediately swap keys for your credit card, no questions asked? I doubt it. Instead, I bet you had to first initial and sign a substantial amount of paperwork. (more...)

BWW Review: IN THE HEIGHTS in the Moonlight
by E.H. Reiter - Sep 16, 2017

Before there was HAMILTON, there was Lin-Manuel Miranda's other Tony Award winning show, IN THE HEIGHTS. Though different in story, this is was no less an impactful work as it showcases a Latin community at the top of Manhattan as they struggle to achieve the American dream and redefine what they consider home. (more...)

BWW Review: BLANCHE AND BUTCH, Tron Theatre, Glasgow
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Sep 16, 2017

It was the best idea they'd ever had three disabled drag queens called 'Heelz n Wheelz' it was sensational! But when the sparkles fade and tensions rise, a new way forward is needed. Join our stars backstage as they now tour the first 'Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?' to star an 'actually disabled' Blanche. It's seen better days and so have they. What can possibly go wrong as they pull back the curtain on their lives, loves and losses? (more...)

BWW Review: Village's INTO THE WOODS Has Moments in the Woods but No Connections
by Jay Irwin - Sep 16, 2017

I'll admit, Dear Readers, that when I saw the cast list for Village Theatre's current production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's classic Into the Woods I was quite excited. It was (and is) quite a list of powerhouse talent and not the usual suspects for a Village show. But Sondheim's show, as much as it's done by every professional house, community theater, or school is by no means a bulletproof show and something egregious must have happened (or didn't happen) between then and now as the production I saw last night, while technically good with well sung songs lacked any kind of emotional resonance, heart, stakes, or even connection between the characters. And for a show like this, pretty singing is not enough. (more...)

Review: Laughs Abound at THE 25th ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE at the Norris Theatre
by Shari Barrett - Sep 16, 2017

THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE is a hip musical comedy which follows six young people in the throes of puberty, who are overseen by grown-ups who barely managed to escape childhood themselves, as they learn that winning isn't everything and that losing doesn't necessarily make you a loser. The musical, featuring emotionally revealing musical selections filled with side-splitting lyrics written by William Finn, chronicles the overachievers' angst of six precocious adolescents who turn out to be the unlikeliest of heroes: a quirky yet charming cast of outsiders for whom the Bee is the one place where they can stand out and fit in at the same time. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Lady Gaga Attends TIFF Premiere of New Documentary GAGA: FIVE FOOT TWO
by Walter McBride - Sep 15, 2017

Music icon Lady Gaga graced the red carpet at the premiere of GAGA: FIVE FOOT TWO at this week's Toronto Film Festival. Check out photos below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Lady Gaga & More Attend Press Call for GAGA: FIVE FOOT TWO at TIFF
by Walter McBride - Sep 15, 2017

Music icon Lady Gaga attended the press call for the new documentary GAGA: FIVE FOOT TWO at this week's Toronto Film Festival. Check out photos below! (more...)

Willie Watson's 'Folksinger Vol. 2' Out Today; Fall Tour Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Willie Watson's highly anticipated new solo album, Folksinger Vol. 2, is out today on Acony Records (listen or purchase here). (more...)

Demo Taped Releases New Track, 'Insecure' Via NPR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Demo Taped released his new track, 'Insecure' Via NPR. It is getting all the hype from sources such as Nylon, Stereogum, and Noisey. (more...)

BWW Review: Theatrically Inventive CURIOUS INCIDENT Tour Captivates at OC's Segerstrom Center
by Michael Quintos - Sep 15, 2017

A cross between a murder mystery and a psychological drama told with a high-tech showmanship flair, the intriguing touring production of Simon Stephen's Tony Award-winning play THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME now in Costa Mesa at Orange County's Segerstrom Center for the Arts through September 17 is a quirky, captivating exercise in theatrical inventiveness. Uniquely structured, visually stunning, and yet remarkably approachable, this play is a prime example of what a great live theater experience can bring to an audience willing to jump in for a different kind of ride. (more...)

Podcast: 'Half Hour Call w/ Chris King' Welcomes Broadway Properties Master, Michael Critchlow
by Half Hour Call with Chris King - Sep 15, 2017

Today's guest is Michael Critchlow. Critchlow is a Broadway Production Prop man. He has worked on numerous broadway shows, including NEWSIES on Broadway, and has done national and international tours for over 10 years. This episode we dive into his union, what it's like for crew during tech weeks, and why these guys really are the hardest working people in show business! (more...)

Trae Tha Truth Drops Uplifting Video 'Tryin' to Figure It Out (Houston Hurricane Harvey Dedication)'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Although Houston has been faced with much destruction following the hard hit of Hurricane Harvey in late August, Grand Hustle's own Trae Tha Truth has played a vital role in being a trusted resource for support. He dropped an uplifting video for his single 'Tryin' To Figure It Out' a dedication to those affected by Hurricane Harvey. (more...)

Mitski Brings Guitar Driven Indie Rock to White Eagle Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Mitski aka Mitski Miyawaki the critically acclaimed indie songwriter comes to White Eagle Hall in Jersey City, October 1st. (more...)

Chelsea Wolfe Streams Hiss Spun via NPR First Listen
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Chelsea Wolfe's newest album, Hiss Spun is available to hear in its entirety today via NPR First Listen. Wolfe has shared a string of acclaimed singles over the past several months, tracing the outline of an album that is as eclectic as it is singularly focused. (more...)

Emmy Predictions 2017: Who Will Win, Who Should Win and Who Should Have Been Nominated?
by Emily Bruno - Sep 15, 2017

It's the most wonderful time of the TV year! The 2017 Emmys will be given out this Sunday September 17 and the nominees are anxiously awaiting for their name to be read as the winner. But who will actually get to hold that golden statue? And who should win? And who has been snubbed this whole time? (more...)

TV Land's Lineup Gets Funnier As Hit Comedy MOM Premieres 9/18
by TV News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

TV Land's lineup is getting even funnier as the network adds MOM, the hilarious CBS sitcom that tugs at viewers' heartstrings, on Monday, September 18th, kicking off with a two week launch event. (more...)

Global $67.5 Bn Cloud Data Center Market Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities, Trends, and Forecasts to 2023
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

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Photo Flash: First Look at Political Thriller JULIUS CAESAR at Seattle Shakespeare Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

It's a 400-year-old play, yet it can feel as contemporary as today's headlines. In Julius Caesar Bloody and brutal decisions are weighed against honor and ambition. Seattle Shakespeare Company's Artistic Director George Mount directs Shakespeare's political thriller which runs now through Oct. 1, 2107 at the Cornish Playhouse. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW Review: Charming Meta Journey with KING OF THE YEES at ACT
by Jay Irwin - Sep 15, 2017

It's a world we may not know much about, that of old school Chinatown, with their family associations and insider customs. Hell, Lauren Yee grew up in this world and even she seems to be cut off from it and her Father Larry Yee runs the Yee Family Association. But that's the point of her play King of the Yees currently playing at ACT. Bur before you think this is another one of those dreadful family therapy on stage shows (and you know how I loathe those, Dear Readers) the show, with its quick witty dialog goes to a delightful meta and eventually metaphysical place making it an absolute joy. (more...)

Tickets Now On Sale for DanceWorks 40th Anniversary!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Mimi Beck, Dance Curator of acclaimed presenter DanceWorks, announces that subscriptions and single tickets are currently on sale for the 2017-18 season featuring eight Toronto-based artists/companies and one Indigenous company from Vancouver. From Flamenco, Kathak, Indigenous and Hip-Hop to world premieres and remounts from its storied past, the 40th anniversary DanceWorks Mainstage season promises to be full of surprises and surreal experiences. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/15 - DREAMGIRLS, BOOK OF MORMON, And More!
by BWW Special - Sep 15, 2017

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Dreamgirls, The Odd Couple, The Book of Mormon, and more! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Matt Damon & More Attend DOWNSIZING Press Call at TIFF
by Walter McBride - Sep 15, 2017

Matt Damon, director Alexander Payne and more attended the press call for the new film DOWNSIZING at this year's Toronto Film Festival. Check out photos below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE UNKNOWN ISLAND at the Gate Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Ellen McDougall's inaugural production of Artistic Director of Gate Theatre will be The Unknown Island. She directs Jon Foster, Hannah Ringham, Thalissa Teixera and Zubin Varla in the adaptation of Nobel Prize winner Jose Saramago's short story, which is currently in previews for an opening on 18 September and runs until 7 October 2017. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus arrive at TELUS on Friday, September 22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

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Broadway Palm Contributes to Hurricane Relief
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Broadway Palm reopened yesterday morning at 10 a.m. after being closed since last Thursday due to Hurricane Irma. Customers can visit the theatre's box office in person, but the phones are currently out of service. Calls are being forwarded to their sister theatre, the Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre in Pennsylvania. (more...)

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