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Jared Dylan To Play Homecoming Show at The Cutting Room in NYC - Launches New Single in US
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2018

Jared Dylan has returned from Ireland where he has been working with Irish musicians and producers, writing new music, touring, and garnering critical acclaim and radio airplay. To celebrate his return and his brand new single, Jared will be performing to a hometown crowd at The Cutting Room before heading back to Ireland once again. (more...)

Don Cheadle Guest Stars as Donald Duck in Season Finale of 'DuckTales'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2018

Academy Award-nominated actor Don Cheadle ('Avengers: Infinity War,' 'House of Lies') will guest star as Donald Duck's intelligible voice, as a result of an inventive voicebox, in the epic one-hour season finale of Disney's hit series 'DuckTales,' SATURDAY, AUG. 18 (9:30-10:30 a.m. EDT), on Disney Channel, DisneyNOW and Disney Channel VOD. The star-studded season one finale will also feature Lin Manuel-Miranda (Broadway's 'Hamilton,' Disney's 'Moana'), Catherine Tate ('Doctor Who') and Kimiko Glenn ('Orange Is the New Black'), who reprise their roles as Fenton Crackshell-Cabrera (aka Gizmoduck), Magica De Spell and Lena, respectively. In the episode titled 'The Shadow War!,' Magica De Spell is close to exacting revenge on Scrooge, so the family races against time to plan a dangerous rescue mission to save Scrooge and the city. (more...)

BWW Interview: Marc Antolin Talks LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by Rona Kelly - Jul 20, 2018

It's's green...and no, it's not just the park! This summer, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre stages Little Shop of Horrors with rehearsals currently underway.  Though his character Seymour may be 'full of broken dreams', Marc Antolin certainly isn't. Taking on his dream role, Marc shares his favourite songs from the show and why he loves returning to Regent's Park. (more...)

Seattle Art Fair Announces Acquisition Gift To Frye Art Museum
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2018

The Seattle Art Fair, presented by AIG, is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Frye Art Museum, which will expand the Museum's permanent collection and further the Fair's engagement with Seattle's cultural community year-round. (more...)

National Newmarket Ten Minute Play Festival Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2018

When looking for a live professional theatre, downtown Toronto or Stratford probably comes first to mind. But you will hear more about Newmarket as we claim our place in the theatre world with the second annual Newmarket National ­10 Minute Play Festival (NNPF) presented by the Newmarket Main Street BIA. This five-day festival will run from Wednesday, July 25 to Sunday, July 29 and all performances will take place on stage at Newmarket's Old Town Hall (460 Botsford Street). (more...)

The Theatre Centre Unveils Programming For 40th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2018

The 2018/19 year marks two milestone anniversaries for The Theatre Centre, the 40th anniversary of the organization's founding, and the 5th anniversary of moving into their permanent home. For 40 years, The Theatre Centre has been committed to investing in artists and developing new work and new ways of working. Moving into a permanent home 5 years ago allowed the organization to further that commitment and start to redefine what a theatre can mean to its community. (more...)

Birdland Presents John Pizzarelli with Jessica Molaskey and More Week of July 30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2018

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with John Pizzarelli with Jessica Molaskey, Nicole Zuraitis, Marilyn Maye with the Billy Stritch Trio, and more! (more...)

Photo Flash: THE ORIGINALIST Celebrates Opening Night at 59E59
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2018

Continuing its cross-country tour, John Strand's critically-acclaimed political drama The Originalist, based on the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, is playing at 59E59 Theaters under the direction of Artistic Director Molly Smith July 14-August 19, 2018. The production recently celebrated opening night, check out the photos below! (more...)

BWW Review: Wendy Darling Finds Her Voice in World Premier LOST GIRL at Milwaukee Repertory Theater
by Kelsey Lawler - Jul 20, 2018

This World Premiere event isn't the Peter Pan narrative you'd expect. There's no pixie dust, Neverland, or mermaids. The only magic found on stage - and it's a powerful magic at that - comes from the remarkable cast of teens performing playwright Kimberly Belflower's simultaneously authentic and lyrical new script. (more...)

Cincinnati Opera Announces Lineup for 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2018

Cincinnati Opera, today announced the repertoire and casting for Cincinnati Opera's 2019 Summer Festival, which will run from June 13 to July 28. The company's 99th season begins with a charming production of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro in Music Hall's Springer Auditorium. (more...)

'Power, Gender and the Arts' Announced For Edinburgh International Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2018

Today details are announced for Power, Gender and the Arts, an afternoon of debate, discussion and performance that will explore the history and reality of power in the creative industries and create a living manifesto for change. (more...)

VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda and Michelle Obama Urge Everyone to Register to Vote in Star-Studded Video
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2018

Michelle Obama leads a new video released by the When We All Vote campaign, urging everyone to register to vote, not just for President, but in all elections. Lin-Manuel Miranda is the first person she calls in the video, asking him to get others on board. (more...)

BWW Review: BRIGADOON at CLO Is a Highland Fling
by Greg Kerestan - Jul 20, 2018

A sentimental, old-fashioned musical can be corny and slow in the wrong hands, but this production is as fresh as the heather on the hill. (more...)

Dennis Duff's New Album, SONGS FROM LYON COUNTY, Available For Pre-Order Now
by TV News Desk - Jul 20, 2018

Dennis Duff's latest album, SONGS FROM LYON COUNTY, is available for digital pre-order now from Bandzoogle and physical CDs from Gracey Holler Music. The disc, which features a host of guest artists and tunes ranging from Bluegrass to Country to Americana and Folk, will be in stores September 7. For the project, Duff has assembled gifted vocalists to interpret a cohesive and compelling group of songs. Guests include Paul Brewster (Ricky Skaggs band), Darin and Brooke Aldridge (Mountain Home Music), Josh Shilling (Mountain Heart) and IBMA award-winner Bradley Walker (Gaither Music), as well as rising star, Holly Pitney (Mo Pitney band). Duff sings lead on four of the album's nine songs. (more...)

First Nation Composer Jeremy Dutcher on Polaris Prize Shortlist for Best 10 Records in Canada
by TV News Desk - Jul 20, 2018

Jeremy Dutcher is a Toronto-based performer, composer, and classically trained operatic tenor. He is also a member of indigenous community, Tobique First Nation, and released his debut album, Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa (Our Maliseet Songs), on April 6th, 2018. He is now on the shortlist for the Polaris Music Prize for the best Canadian album of 2018, and an 11-member jury will decide a winner on September 17, 2018. Dutcher's new album was also just named one of Noisey's '40 Essential Albums You Probably Missed So Far in 2018' list. (more...)

BWW Review: Donny & Marie Share Their New Show in Sandy
by Tyler Hinton - Jul 20, 2018

Utah's beloved Osmond siblings Donny & Marie hit the stage of the Sandy Amphitheater on July 18, 2018 in an encore engagement of their Las Vegas show, newly updated with exciting changes for its 10th anniversary. They put on a thoroughly entertaining concert with high production values that was filled with nostalgia while remaining current and relevant. (more...)

Parents Television Council Applauds FCC for Voting to Set a Hearing for Proposed Sinclair-Tribune Merger
by TV News Desk - Jul 19, 2018

The Parents Television Council issued the following statement in response to the FCC's unanimous vote to adopt a hearing designation order for the proposed Sinclair-Tribune merger. (more...)

The New Road Less Traveled Theater At 456 Main Street To Open Season This October
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2018

Due to the short window of time in Road Less Traveled Productions' off-season and the scope and execution of the build-out of the new Road Less Traveled Theater at 456 Main Street, the organization will not open its 2018/19 season on Friday September 7th with Hand to God by Robert Askins.  (more...)

The King Center Announces Eight New Shows
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2018

The King Center has announced eight new shows. Full listings can be found below. (more...)

Steven Brinberg Brings SIMPLY BARBRA To The Clocktower Cabaret at 16th Street Mall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2018

This Friday, July 20 at 8:00 pm - the next best thing: Barbra Streisand plays an intimate club the guise of world renowned impressionist Steven Brinberg as SIMPLY BARBRA  at The Clocktower Cabaret at 16th Street Mall - at 16th Street & Aarapahoe Street lower level(1601 Aarapahoe Street) Denver CO 80202.  (more...)

The Public to Host Free Forum 'We Rise: A Celebration of Resistance'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2018

The Public Theater in collaboration with the Resistance Revival Chorus announced today that a special free one-night-only Public Forum event, WE RISE: A CELEBRATION OF RESISTANCE, will take place on Monday, August 13 at 8:00 p.m. at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. (more...)

Canadian Stage Announces Brendan Healy As Incoming Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

Canadian Stage is thrilled to announce today that following a wide-reaching candidate search, Montreal-born award-winning theatre director and actor Brendan Healy, 43, has been appointed Artistic Director of Canadian Stage. Currently Artistic Director, Performing Arts, for the City of Brampton, Healy plans to join Canadian Stage on August 7th, 2018. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018


Young People's Chorus Of New York City Named "Choir Of The World" At International Kathaumixw Competition
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

???????The Young People's Chorus of New York City (YPC), led by Associate Artistic Director Elizabeth Nuñez, was named "Choir of the World" following two first-place wins in the 'Children's Choir' and 'Contemporary Choral Music' categories at the 18th biennial International Choral Kathaumixw competition and festival in Powell River, British Columbia, Canada, from July 3-7, 2018. Festival Artistic Director Walter Martella announced YPC as the "Choir of the World" during closing ceremonies on Saturday, July 7. YPC is the first North American choir to win the title in the competition's more than 30-year history. (more...)

Revry Original LGBTQ Film ROOM TO GROW Comes to Outfest 2018
by Movies News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

Revry Original ROOM TO GROW chronicles the lives and stories of seven LGBTQ+ teens and  families in cities across the country, offering an up-close and intimate glimpse into their daily lives as they endeavor to find an identity that fits and a place in  their communities.  (more...)

Arena Stage Announces Additional Season Casting; Edward Gero, Edwin Lee Gibson, and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces artistic updates, including select cast members for upcoming productions, as part of the company's 2018/19 programming. (more...)

Broken Nose Theatre Names New Artistic Director & Managing Director
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

Broken Nose Theatre today announced two major leadership appointments. Associate Artistic Director Elise Marie Davis has been named the company's new Artistic Director, succeeding Founding Artistic Director Benjamin Brownson. Brownson, who has led the company since its formation in 2012, is taking a brief sabbatical and will return as the company's Executive Director in 2019. Additionally, Company Manager Rose Hamill will assume the newly created position of Managing Director. (more...)

International Contemporary Ensemble Announces Incoming Executive Director Rebecca Sigel
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

The International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) today announces the appointment of Executive Director Rebecca Sigel, effective September 1, 2018. Sigel joins the leadership of the International Contemporary Ensemble as the organization launches into a series of fall events that build off of both hers and the organization's experience. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

???????Joe's Pub at The Public presents the North American premiere of Murray Hill: About To Break, a new comedy and theatrical event, running September 20-22 and 27-29. About To Break is written and performed by Hill and directed and developed with Tony Award-winning lyricist, writer, and director Scott Wittman. Renowned as a comic host around the world, this new show is a departure, putting Hill center stage in the first major dedicated solo show of his long, storied career. Musical direction is by Paul Leschen with original music by Hill with Wittman, Marc Shaiman, Kyle Forrester, Eric Kornfeld, Jesse Elder, and Leschen. (more...)

Rohit Chokhani Announces 2018 Programming For Project SAT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

Rohit Chokhani announces the 2018 programming for Project SAT (South Asian Theatre).  (more...)

New Ohio Theatre & The Mill Announce NY Premiere Of WORSE THAN TIGERS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

New Ohio Theatre and The Mill proudly present the New York premiere of Mark Chrisler's WORSE THAN TIGERS, directed by Jaclyn Biskup. WORSE THAN TIGERS runs from August 24 - September 1, 2018 in a limited engagement at New Ohio Theatre, located at 154 Christopher Street between Greenwich and Washington Streets in New York City. Previews begin August 24 for an August 26 opening. (more...)

MULDOON'S PICNIC, WILDFLOWERS, and More Make Up Irish Arts Center's Fall Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

Irish Arts Center (IAC) announces its eclectic Fall 2018 lineup, offering audiences a characteristically panoramic view of the best of what's happening in Irish Arts. With its wide range of musical, theatrical, dance, literary, visual arts, interdisciplinary, and educational events, the season exemplifies Irish Arts Center's unwavering drive to present a panoply of ideas, approaches and perspectives; its eye for innovative and eye-opening work; and its consistent fostering of collaborations between luminaries from diverse backgrounds and artistic practices.  The fall season will coincide with the imminent start of construction of the Center's landmark permanent new home in Hell's Kitchen, scheduled to open in 2020. (more...)

RLTP Expands Literary Department
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - Road Less Traveled Productions is excited to announce the expansion of its Literary Department (more...)

Globe Guilders Will Host 28th Annual Fashion Show CELEBRATING COUTURE 2018
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

The Globe Guilders are pleased to announce their 28th annual fashion show and luncheon, Celebrating Couture 2018, presented by Neiman Marcus, to benefit The Old Globe's artistic and arts engagement programs. Once again, Neiman Marcus is producing The Art of Fashion, an exclusively curated show featuring the Fall collections of several celebrated designers, including an exclusive preview of 18 gowns from Zac Posen's Pre-Fall 2018 Collection. Celebrating Couture 2018 will take place on Thursday, August 16, 2018 in the Costa Del Mar Ballroom of the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa. (more...)

IT'S A WONDERFUL EVERYTHING Comes to Brooklyn Comedy Collective
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

Enjoy It's a Wonderful Everything! at Brooklyn Comedy Collective on Friday, August 10th at 11:00 pm. Comedy duo Kelly Cooper & Thomas Fricilone bring their characters Cooper & Fritz to the stage for a night of 1950's-style sketch comedy that will have you telling your friends, "My God, That was a scream! I'm screaming. Help me. There was a lot of screaming." (more...)

BWW REVIEW: LETTERS TO LINDY Gives An Amazing Insight Into One Of Australia's Most High Profile Cases Through The Archive Of Letters Sent To Lindy Chamberlain.
by Jade Kops - Jul 18, 2018

Alana Valentine blends the detail from the thousands of letters sent to Lindy Chamberlain with a reconstruction and re-imagination of events to deliver an insight into what life was like for one of Australia's most iconic figures following the disappearance of baby Azaria Chamberlain on August 17 1980. (more...)

Heather Headley Joins NBC's CHICAGO MED In Recurring Role
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

According to Deadline, Tony winning actress Heather Headley is set to join the cast of NBC's CHICAGO MED in a recurring role. The series is currently in its fourth season. Headley will play the role of Gwen Garrett, who audiences were introduced to in the third season finale. Read more about the news from Deadline here! (more...)

The 2018 Red Bull Music Festival Berlin Confirms Lineup Including Janelle Monae, Pusha T, & More
by TV News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

For five weeks in September and October, Red Bull Music Festival touches down in Berlin, bringing its acclaimed program of concerts, club nights and public talks to music and cultural venues across the city. (more...)

Royal Conservatoire Of Scotland To Premiere Two Transatlantic Musicals At Edinburgh Festival Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

Two moving new musicals will premiere at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in August - the result of a transatlantic collaboration between two world-renowned performing arts institutions. (more...)

GODSPELL Comes To Baltimore's Modell Lyric for Their Inaugural Music Theatre Summer Camp on July 26, 2018
by Charles Shubow - Jul 17, 2018

I'm not sure how veteran musical theater director Todd Pearthee did it but the Modell Lyric has announced their inaugural Music Theatre Summer Camp for students in grades 9 to 12 from the Baltimore metropolitan community with Pearthree directing the musical GODSPELL. Mandee Ferrier Roberts is the Musical Director and dance instruction is being provided by the Ballet Theatre of Maryland and CJay Philip. (more...)

BWW TV: Savion Glover & Company Get Ready to Close Out Encores! Off-Center Season with DON'T BOTHER ME, I CAN'T COPE
by TV - Press Previews - Jul 17, 2018

Encores! Off-Center will close out its 2018 season at New York City Center with Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope, starring Rheaume Crenshaw, Dayna Dantzler, Aisha de Haas, James T. Lane, and Wayne Pretlow. The ensemble includes Alexandria Bradley, Marshall L. Davis Jr., CK Edwards, Jeffry Foote, Shonica Gooden, Nina Hudson, Marla McReynolds, and Amber Barbee Pickens. (more...)

Teatro Salon Stages New Works by San Antonio Playwrights and Teatristas
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

Now in its fifth installment, the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center is proud to present the 2018 edition of Teatro Salon: A Showcase of New Workswhich will present three solo performances and three ensemble pieces with a special youth night performance. Audiences will enjoy three evenings of Teatro as well as post-show discussions with the artists involved. The 3-day showcase is curated by Tex-Mex writer and teatrista Marisela Barrera. (more...)

BWW Interview: Jill Paice Talks Upcoming Solo Show: DON'T QUIT YOUR DAYDREAM at Feinstein's 54 Below
by Anne Simendinger - Jul 17, 2018

Broadway, West End, and National Tour Veteran Jill Paice is adding yet another accomplishment to her long list of credits as she performs her first solo show, Don't Quit Your Daydream at Feinstein's 54 Below on August 13th at 7:00 PM! Amidst planning and prepping for her big night, she talks a bit about all things from how she got her start in theatre, to what to expect on August 13th in the interview below! (more...)

Creative Time Announces Line-Up For 11th Annual Summit
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

???????Creative Time is pleased to announce programming for its 11th Creative Time Summit, an annual convening for thinkers, dreamers, and doers working at the intersection of art and politics. The Summit will be held in Miami for the first time this November 1-3, 2018. (more...)

Support Maryland Ensemble Theatre at Its First Annual Drag Ball!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) announces their summer fundraising event: The First Annual Drag Ball. Taking place on the MET mainstage on Saturday August 11th, 2018, the evening's Hostess Roxy Scintilla will lead a line-up of the region's favorite Queens, including Areola Grande, Johanna Raehnes, and Viruscella. (more...)

BWW Review: THE KING AND I at Mirvish is a Charming Revival of a Problematic Musical
by Taylor Long - Jul 17, 2018

There's no escaping it - this Rodgers and Hammerstein classic has not aged well. Bartlett Sher's brilliant production of THE KING AND I has arrived in Toronto at Mirvish's Princess of Wales Theatre. While the cast does an exceptional job revitalizing the work, they can't escape the problematic cultural themes that form the structure of this beloved musical.  (more...)

RED ROCKS LIVE Highlights Iconic Venue's History With Tracks From 1978 - 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

Highlights from some of Red Rocks Amphitheatre's long history are heard on the new "Red Rocks Live" compilation released by Denver Arts & Venues this week. Originally conceived to celebrate the venue's 75th anniversary in 2015, the project grew to include tracks from as early as early as 1978 ("Ship of Fools" by The Grateful Dead) to tracks up to the anniversary season. (more...)

Winners Announced for The Jessie Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

Returning to its theatrical roots this year, the 36th annual Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards were held on Monday, July 16th at Bard on the Beach in the BMO Mainstage in Vanier Park, a fitting venue in a magnificent setting. The awards celebrate excellence in professional theatre and salutes all the talent who contribute to Vancouver's fantastic theatre scene. Thirty-five companies registered over 57 productions this past year contributing to a dynamic theatre season. (more...)

Legendary Songwriters, Classic Popular Singers To Be Celebrated At The 29th Annual New York Cabaret Convention, October 9th-12th
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

For three decades, the unofficial launch of 'autumn in New York' has been marked by the annual Cabaret Convention of The Mabel Mercer Foundation. This year, their four individual concerts will once again be presented at 6 p.m. at the Rose Theater, Jazz at Lincoln Center, beginning Tuesday, October 9thand running through Friday, October 12th. More than seventy diverse vocalists -- ranging in age from seventeen to ninety -- are scheduled to entertain; thirteen of these will make their New York Cabaret Convention debuts during the 2018 performances. (more...)

BWW Review: HAIRSPRAY, Grand Opera House York
by Sarah Ryan - Jul 17, 2018

Ever since John Waters introduced us to Tracy Turnblad and co in his cult 1988 film, audiences have come to expect big Voices, big dance numbers and even bigger hair. Luckily, the 2017/18 touring production of Hairspray delivers in a production that is colourful, energetic and full of soul. (more...)

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