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Joseph Papp Public Theater [Newman Theater] (New York, NY)
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Helen Hayes Award-Winning Factory 449 presents LELA & CO.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Playwright Cordelia Lynn's is well aware of the intense, yet important journey examined in LELA & CO. "I knew that the play could be horrifying and shocking and upsetting - and all those things you can get out of visual violence, without actually showing it," says Lynn. "I want the audience to leave and think there are things happening that I don't see -- maybe because I don't want to see". (more...)

Aspire PAC Receives 21 Nominations and 4 Awards
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Aspire Performing Arts Company (PAC) is pleased to announce that it recently received a total of 21 nominations and four awards from National Youth Arts (NYA). (more...)

Robert Duvall to Bring Evening of Storytelling to Barter Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

He's been in wars, he's survived the apocalypse, he's driven cattle across the country, but he's never been to Barter Theatre. Until now. (more...)

Following Casting Controversy; Albee Estate Proves Diversity Is Allowed
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

As BroadwayWorld reported in May, controversy recently erupted over an Oregon production of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Shoebox Theatre director Michael Streeter posted the below statement after receiving news from the Edward Albee estate: (more...)

Martina McBride Spreads Holiday Cheer on Her First Annual 'The Joy of Christmas' Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Break out the Christmas lights and hang your stockings because Grammy Award® nominated country superstar, Martina McBride is hitting the road on her first annual holiday themed tour called, “The Joy of Christmas.” Tickets go on-sale to the general public on Friday, August 25th. (more...)

CUNY Dance Initiative & John Jay College Team with Kinesis Project for TIMEPIECE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

CUNY Dance Initiative and John Jay College, in collaboration with Kinesis Project dance theatre, present TimePiece, a performance on the gorgeous rooftop plaza at John Jay College, 524 W. 59th Street, NYC on September 16 & 17, 2017 at 5:30pm. (more...)

Law Firm Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig Welcomes Newest Partners
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2017

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National Geographic & Katie Couric Release Footage & Personal Essay Reflecting on Couric's Experience at Violent Rally in Charlottesville
by TV News Desk - Aug 19, 2017

As part of National Geographic's continued coverage around the events in Charlottesville, Katie Couric releases a personal essay and powerful, raw footage from Saturday's violent “Unite the Right” rally. (more...)

THE CAT THAT CHANGED AMERICA to Screen in Hollywood
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2017

P22 is the most famous mountain lion in the world, living in Griffith Park, right in the heart of Los Angeles. He was born in the Santa Monica Mountains, and crossed two of the busiest freeways in America, the 405 and the 101, before he settled in the park. (more...)

BWW Review: Shakespeare Theatre's OTHELLO Still Stunning, Fresh
by Andrew White - Aug 19, 2017

For all the pathos in this, one of Shakespeare's greatest tragedies, director Ron Daniels has found a way to create and unexpectedly festive atmosphere. There is, refreshingly, room to laugh knowingly even as Iago weaves his evil plot. (more...)

Carahsoft Listed on the Inc. 5000 List for the Tenth Consecutive Year
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

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Trump's Arts & Humanities Committee Resign In Protest of Charlottesville Remarks
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Members of the Trump's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities have resigned today in protest of the President's controversial remarks following a violent incident in Charlottesville, Virginia. (more...)

Opera San Jose to Present Mozart's Dazzling COSI FAN TUTTE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Thinking himself worldly and experienced, Don Alfonso decides to relieve his young friends, Ferrando and Gugliemo, of their faith in sexual fidelity. He challenges them to a bet, promising that within 24 hours their fiancees will prove unfaithful. Outraged, they accept, but find the challenge too painfully revealing and too difficult to withstand. Dressed in clown's clothes, these young men break their own hearts and the hearts of their fiancees. A comedy that is a tragedy underneath is the perfect stuff for the uncanny genius of Mozart, so clearly revealed in this dazzling score. (more...)

Dan Ruth's A LIFE BEHIND BARS Returns to The Beechman
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Back by popular demand, award-winning actor-writer, Dan Ruth, returns to the Laurie Beechman Theatre this fall with his tour-de-force black comedy, 'A Life Behind Bars.' Fermented in over two decades of booze, bars and New York City gentrification, A Life Behind Bars, directed by multiple-MAC and Bistro Winner, Tanya Moberly, is an unapologetic, dark and funny look at what can happen when you reach for the stars and grab for the bottle instead. (more...)

JACK Unveils Fall 2017 Season of Key Experimenting Artists in Theater, Dance & Music
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Recognized by The Village Voice as 'Best Scrappy Brooklyn Theater' in their Best of 2016 issue, JACK presents a flurry of some of today's key experimenting artists in theater, dance and music, with new work by playwrights Virginia Grise, Azure Osborne-Lee, nicHi douglas, Karma Mayetand Justin Kuritzkes, by choreographer Nicole Bindler, and by composer Justin Hicks with director Charlotte Brathwaite. (more...)

The Civil War Is Not Over... Brave New World Rep to Present Immersive Production of THE PLANTATION
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Brave New World Repertory Theatre (BNW) presents The Plantation, the bold new adaptation of Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard set in 1870 Virginia after the emancipation of the slaves but before the onset of Jim Crow. (more...)

VICELAND Announces Fall Line-Up with New Shows & Returning Favorites
by TV News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

VICELAND, the Emmy nominated youth lifestyle and entertainment network from VICE Media and A+E Networks, is rolling out a diverse and compelling line-up of new shows and returning favorites to run throughout the fall. (more...)

Production Underway in Utah for Paramount's YELLOWSTONE, Starring Kevin Costner
by Movies News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

YELLOWSTONE, the first scripted series greenlit for Paramount Network, executive produced by Weinstein Television, John and Art Linson ('Sons of Anarchy,' 'Fight Club,' 'Heat'), and Kevin Costner, will begin principle photography on location in Utah this month. (more...)

Shoney's' Set to Prepare its Guests for Total Solar Eclipse with a Great Meal, FREE Eclipse Glasses and a FREE MoonPie'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

As America prepares for Monday's total solar eclipse and its citizens seek the path of totality, all roads will lead to Shoney's as the iconic, All-America brand will treat its guests to FREE eclipse glasses and a FREE MoonPie with meal purchase while supplies last on August 21, 2017. (more...)

White House Responds to Arts & Humanities Committee Resignations
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Today it was reported that members of the Trump's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities have resigned today in protest of the President's controversial remarks following a violent incident in Charlottesville, Virginia. (more...)

Start VR Virtually Transports Viewers to Wondrous Locations With Atlas Obscura VR
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

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M.D.C. Holdings Subsidiaries Win Three Prestigious Benchmark Awards from Avid' Ratings
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

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Theatre Company Celebrates Five Season with World Premieres and Audience Favorites
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Arts on the Horizon, the country's first theatre company specifically focused on children ages zero to six, is proud to announce the first production of their 5th Anniversary Season, Drumming with Dishes. The show was originally performed as Arts on the Horizon's inaugural show in May 2011. (more...)

Redefining Ready! National Scholarship Winners Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

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Opera Saratoga Announces 2018 Festival Program
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Opera Saratoga's Artistic and General Director Lawrence Edelson announced that the company's 2018 Summer Festival will feature new productions of four operas at in Spa State Park, along with a wide variety of free and ticketed concert events from May 26 through July 15 at venues throughout the region. (more...)

1070 Dedicated to Slain Civil Rights Activist Heather Heyer
by Jeanmarie Simpson - Aug 17, 2017

Arizona-based playwright and theater producer James E. Garcia will dedicate this weekend's performances of '1070 (We Were Strangers Once, Too)' to the memory of Heather Heyer, the young civil rights activist killed in Charlottesville. (more...)

Virginia Stage Season 39 is Off to Record Start
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Tickets for Virginia Stage Company's Season 39 have been on sale for just a few days and have broken multiple sales records, seeing more than a threefold increase on opening day over last season. This combined with season membership sales, that have already exceeded all of last season, shows promise for what was anticipated to be Virginia Stage's most blockbuster season in years. (more...)

PBS, 'LANDMARKS LIVE IN CONCERT' And 'GREAT PERFORMANCES' Announce November 10th Air Date For Special Episode Featuring Foo Fighters Live From The Acropolis In Athens
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

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4th Wall Theatre To Close Doors In December
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

This morning, Artistic Director's Kim Tobin-Lehl and Philip Lehl announced that 4th Wall Theatre will be closing its doors this December. Check out the statement below. (more...)

THE MERRY WIDOW, ROCKING HORSE WINNER and More Set for Opera Saratoga's 2018 Summer Festival Program
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Opera Saratoga's Artistic and General Director Lawrence Edelson announced that the company's 2018 Summer Festival will feature new productions of four operas at The Spa Little Theatre in Spa State Park, along with a wide variety of free and ticketed concert events from May 26 through July 15 at venues throughout the region. (more...)

New Yiddish Rep's AWAKE AND SING, THE INVISIBLE BOOK and More Set for Theater at the 14th Street Y's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

The Theater at the 14th Street Y continues to honor the edgy, diverse, and rich history of innovative culture making in the East Village with their 2017-2018 Season. (more...)

Clay Aiken Regrets Previous Defense of Donald Trump: 'I Am A F*****g Dumbass'
by TV News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

AMERICAN IDOL runner up and former CELEBRITY APPRENTICE contestant Clay Aiken took to Twitter yesterday to apologize for his previous support of Donald Trump. (more...)

First-in-class aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford goes to sea with pioneering broadcast, IP video and satellite communications systems from Globecomm
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

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Cast Complete for Hal Linden-Led THE PRICE in Extended Run at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces full casting for Arthur Miller's The Price, which has been extended to receive an additional week of performances due to popular demand. (more...)

Filmmaker Delves into Secrecy Surrounding Uncle's Death In MEMORIES OF A PENITENT HEART
by TV News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Through home movies, audio recordings, family photos, letters and interviews, Cecilia Aldarondo's MEMORIES OF A PENITENT HEART reconstructs her uncle Miguel's New York life, one he lived far from his family, especially his religious mother. (more...)

BWW Review: WEST SIDE STORY, a Classic Through and Through
by Vince Vicentuan - Aug 16, 2017

Touted as "Broadway's greatest dance musical," "West Side Story," the international tour, opened in Manila to a crowd of old and new fans, and the result is both exhilarating and, to some degree, bifurcating. (more...)

1070 Performances Dedicated to Memory of Charlottesville Victim Heather Heyer
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Arizona-based playwright and theater producer James E. Garcia will dedicate this weekend's performances of '1070 (We Were Strangers Once, Too)' to the memory of Heather Heyer, the young civil rights activist killed in Charlottesville. (more...)

Late Night Roundup: Hosts Speak Out on Charlottesville Rally & Trump's Response
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Last night, late night talk show hosts took time out from their usual humorous banter to discuss the gravity of this weekend's tragic events, and shared their thoughts on Donald Trump's failure to react in an appropriate manner. Watch the videos below (more...)

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...)

Horizon Goodwill Receives $5000 Donation from BB&T
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

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Shaun Frank Releases Melodic-Driven Video for "Upsidedown"
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Multi-talented artist Shaun Frank showcases his prowess as a musician, producer and vocalist in his newest video for this breakup anthem “Upsidedown.”  (more...)

Patrick Dempsey, Victoria Clark & More to Star in THE TRUTH ABOUT THE HARRY QUEBERT AFFAIR
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

MGM Television, Eagle Pictures and Barbary Films have started production in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on a 10-part television series event for premium cable network EPIX, an MGM company, based on the bestselling European novel by Joël Dicker, THE TRUTH ABOUT THE HARRY QUEBERT AFFAIR, which has sold more than two million books worldwide and was translated into more than 25 languages. (more...)

Daily News Column Ties Charlottesville to Ionesco's RHINOCEROS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

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Lisa Vroman to Make Feinstein's at the Nikko Debut 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Feinstein's at the Nikko is honored to welcome internationally acclaimed soprano Lisa Vroman on Friday, September 15 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, September 16 (8 p.m.). Making her Feinstein's at the Nikko debut, Lisa will perform Broadway classics by Stephen Sondheim, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Rodgers & Hammerstein, Irving Berlin, Leonard Bernstein, as well as a selection of songs from up-and-coming musical theatre composers. In between, Lisa will share stories of her life on (and off) the stage. Tickets for Lisa Vroman range in price from $35-$70 and are available now by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketfly.com. (more...)

VIDEO: Sally Field Remembers Edward Albee Ahead of Sotheby's Auction
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

"It was one of the gifts of my life to work with Edward Albee." Watch as Academy Award winner Sally Field remembers her time working with the celebrated playwright. This September, The Collection of Edward Albee will be offered in a dedicated auction in New York. View the collection here. (more...)

Larry Prior Named NACD Board Leadership Fellow
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

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Tania Leon To Participate in Commemorating the 60th Anniversary of Desegregation of Little Rock's Central High School
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

The University of Central Arkansas, in conjunction with partners in Little Rock, has produced multiple events that use the arts to spotlight the history of Little Rock's Central High School, marking the 90th anniversary of its opening and commemorating the 60th anniversary of the Desegregation Crisis in 1957. T (more...)

Greenbrier Valley Theatre to Present Fun-Filled Musical THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES: DREAM ON
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Greenbrier Valley Theatre, the State Professional Theatre of West Virginia, is proud to bring you the fun-filled musical The Marvelous Wonderettes: Dream On. (more...)

LATE NITE CATECHISM 2: SISTER STRIKES AGAIN! at Stoneham Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Colleen Moore stars as Sister in Late Nite Catechism 2: Sister Strikes Again! playing at Stoneham Theatre August 24-27, 2017. (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...)

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