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by TV News Desk - Sep 22, 2020
Popular carpenter, craftsman and designer Ty Pennington is set to star in a new series for HGTV.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2020
The Jeff Awards has announced the nominees for the 52nd annual awards for theater excellence that include 142 theater artists across 30 artistic and technical categories. The awards will be presented in an online program on Monday, November 9, 2020 at 7:00PM.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2020
Anthony Rapp steps into the Batter's Box for Episode 54 of Break a Bat! In this episode, he rehashes some of his favorite moments as a fan of one of America's most beloved teams, thoughts on performing in the postseason, his highs on Broadway, and the many parallels he sees between baseball and theatre.
by TV News Desk - Oct 6, 2020
Let's get ready to rock! HGTV has announced the challengers for the second season of its hit competition series Rock the Block.
by TV News Desk - Oct 30, 2020
It's not too early for renovation competition superfans to set their DVRs because HGTV has announced the cavalry of design and renovation experts who will scrutinize finished spaces in the second season of Rock the Block, premiering March 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2020
EVERY WAITING HEART, the full-length play by Lauren Ferebee that was planned pre-COVID for a fully staged production in June 2020, will be produced as an audio drama streaming for an open-ended run and premiering on Tuesday, November 10.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2020
In its 52nd annual celebration of theater excellence, the Jeff Awards has recognized 39 recipients for the 2020 awards, selected from among 142 theater artist nominees across 30 artistic and technical categories.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2020
EVERY WAITING HEART, the full-length play by Lauren Ferebee that was planned pre-COVID for a fully staged production in June 2020, will be produced as an audio drama streaming for an open-ended run and premiering on Tuesday, November 10.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2020
For years, Chicagoan Vicki Quade has been telling stories as a journalist, playwright, theater producer, and performer. So it’s not surprising she has a way of connecting with quirky characters during mundane, everyday occurrences.
by TV News Desk - Nov 20, 2020
NBC is starting the new year on a high note with the launch of the new Robert Carlock and Tina Fey-created and produced comedy 'Mr. Mayor,' the time period premiere of new medical series 'Nurses' and the highly anticipated season two return of critically acclaimed 'Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist.'
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2021
Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, May 8-9, 2021.
by TV News Desk - May 5, 2021
The month kicks off with ABC11/WTVD-TV Raleigh Durham airing “Eyewitness News Investigates: The Silent Struggle,” May 6 (5:30 p.m. EDT). The half-hour will explore insurmountable loss to loneliness and a pandemic plagued with repeated racial trauma, as more people experience mental health crises than ever before.
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2020
The acclaimed one woman show 'Bette Davis Ain't for Sissies' will stream LIVE on FACEBOOK June 4, 18, July 2, July 16 at 7:30pm EDT, directed by Drama Desk Award Winning Karen Carpenter (Harry Townsend's Last Stand, Love Loss and What I Wore) and starring Jessica Sherr, presented on Facebook LIVE. www.facebook.com/BetteDavisAintForSissies.
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2020
Wicked star Alexandra Billings will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of PRIDE as host and Grand Marshal of THE LAVENDER EFFECT Live Virtual Pride Parade! 
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2021
In 2020 the LMS provided a lifeline to small, independent music venues forced to close their doors due to the COVID pandemic with over $800,000 in grants. LMS continues this support in 2021 as independent venues struggle to reopen in a challenging post-pandemic landscape.
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2020
BroadwayWorld has just learned that SOME LIKE IT HOT, a new musical comedy, will now officially arrive on Broadway in Fall 2021. The show's previously announced pre-Broadway premiere at Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre has been canceled.
by Stage Tube - May 13, 2021
Today's episode features one of Adrienne's closest friends, Travis Turner, sits down to chat about theatre in Chicago, studying at Northwestern, his agent offer stories and life as an actor in North America's second largest theater market, Chicago!
by TV News Desk - May 13, 2020
Sixteen homeowners who are ready to try their hand at do-it-yourself design will receive the virtual help they need from HGTV stars-and a box of specially curated décor elements-in the first, fully self-shot series from HGTV, Design At Your Door
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2020
Casting is complete for Pride Films and Plays' live online reading of A LATE SNOW, by Jane Chambers, according to its director, Sara BenBella. The reading is the second in PFP's PRIDE IN PLACE series of live online readings, following the reading of LONELY PLANET, by Steven Dietz, on May 14.
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2021
2020 LMS grantees included a wide spectrum of independent venues from all over the country, from the coasts to the heartland. Based in 14 states across the country, the initial grant recipients boast strong connections to their communities and run the gamut of genre orientations.
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 22, 2021
New Light Theater Project will present The Jackson C. Frank Listening Party w/ Special Guests, written by Michael Aguirre and directed by Sarah Norris. The show begins streaming on Monday, March 29 for a limited engagement through Sunday, April 11. Presented as part of 59E59 Theaters Plays In Place program, tickets are free with a suggested donation of $15.
by TV News Desk - Mar 11, 2021
“Curtis Mayfield was the guy that I always idolized,” says Holvay, who wrote his first song at the age of 12. “I always gravitated toward black music when I was a kid. My roots were always in black music.”
by TV News Desk - Jun 16, 2020
Top 10 cable network HGTV, which reaches more than 37 million viewers per month, will light up summer with returning favorite series that feature real estate, renovation and design superstars along with a fresh cache of new series that bring back familiar faces - and it all starts in primetime this month.
by TV News Desk - Jun 11, 2020
ABC7/WLS-TV Chicago and ABC's Localish digital network to broadcast and exclusively produce a?oeGraduation 2020: For Chicago. By Chicago.,a?? a live 60-minute first-of-its kind, citywide virtual graduation ceremony to celebrate the city of Chicago's 35,000 graduating seniors.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2020
TimeLine Theatre Company has announced that four new playwrights have joined its Playwrights Collective, the company's new play incubator.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2020
Artemisia, the Chicago theatre company dedicated to the development of new plays featuring women characters who have agency, independence, and are the focal point of their own narratives, is now producing a weekly series of free podcasts.
by Stage Tube - Jul 9, 2020
An all-star line-up of Chicago natives and stars who got their start in the Windy City have come together for a new music video, performing the Blues anthem a?oeSweet Home Chicago.a?? 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2020
An all-star line-up of Chicago natives and stars who got their start in the Windy City have come together for a new music video, performing the Blues anthem 'Sweet Home Chicago.' Jessie Mueller chatted with ABC7 about the video.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2020
The acclaimed one woman show Bette Davis Ain't for Sissieswill stream LIVE at OnTheStage.com July 15-September 24thEDT, directed by Karen Carpenter (Harry Townsend's Last Stand, Love Loss and What I Wore) and starring Jessica Sherr (Blue Bloods, CLAWS, ANNIE).
by TV News Desk - Jan 27, 2021
Chicago natives G Herbo and Lil Eazzyy present the official visual for “Onna Come Up Remix,” directed by AJ Spitz and produced by No More Heroes.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2021
Sideshow Theatre Company is pleased to welcome eleven new ensemble members and artistic associates. Ensemble members include Wardell Julius Clark, Greg Geffrard, Arti Ishak, Krystal Ortiz, Gabrielle Randle-Bent and Netta Walker. Artistic Associates include Patrick Agada, J. Nicole Brooks, Brynne Frauenhoffer, Jyreika Guest and Sarah Price.
by TV News Desk - Jan 21, 2021
On the heels of announcing his Atlantic Records signing and recruiting fellow Chicago native G Herbo for the remix to standout track “Onna Come Up,” Lil Eazzyy exclusively premiered his “Big Dog” music video on World Star Hip Hop
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2021
Collaboraction, Chicago's theater for social change, has added four new staff members, all committed to collaborating with a diverse community of Chicagoans, artists, activists and under-represented voices to create original theatrical experiences that cultivate dialogue and action around the city's most critical social issues.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2021
Award-winning Chicagoland romance author Dania Voss's Windy City Nights series is taking part in the Writers on the Moon project. Coordinated by speculative fiction author Dr. Susan Kaye Quinn, Voss is among one hundred and 25 authors participating in the lunar time capsule adventure.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2021
Some Like It Hot has found a new member of its creative team! The Shubert Organization and Neil Meron have just announced Emmy nominated writer and performer Amber Ruffin joins Tony nominee Matthew López to adapt the musical comedy from the beloved MGM film.
by TV News Desk - Dec 9, 2020
Popular carpenter, craftsman and designer Ty Pennington will help conflicted homeowners decide whether to overhaul their current home or renovate a different property to suit their needs in the new HGTV series Ty Breaker.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2020
Steep Theatre will welcome several new members to its ensemble of artists. Laura Alcalá Baker, Debo Balogun, Chris Chmelik, Destini Huston, Omer Abbas Salem, and Joe Schermoly are Steep’s newest Ensemble Members. All six of these artists have played pivotal roles in Steep’s artistic development over the past several years, and the company is honored to have them involved in shaping the organization’s future.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2020
Despite the current hiatus in live performance, tenor Nicholas Phan is keeping his momentum going with online performances and educational events throughout the fall, as well as with his continuing work as Artistic Director of the Collaborative Arts Institute of Chicago (CAIC).
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2020
Wesleyan University's Center for the Arts announces the highlights of their 2020 fall season, including virtual performances, artist talks, workshops, video screenings, a sculpture, film, and virtual studio tour.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2020
Violet Surprise Theatre Presents SapphFest: Summer Lovin', a virtual variety show celebrating queer women and non-binary artists.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2020
Chicago designer and home renovation expert Alison Victoria could lose it all in the newest season of HGTV’s Windy City Rehab—and it’s not just because of bigger, riskier projects.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2021
This heartwarming and touching autobiographical tribute to Garcia's mother Maria begins streaming on Mother's Day – Sunday, May 9, 2021 at 7 pm.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2021
GLAAD, the world’s largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization, tonight hosted a virtual ceremony to announce the award recipients of the 32nd Annual GLAAD Media Awards. GLAAD partnered with Google to exclusively premiere the ceremony on GLAAD’s YouTube.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2020
HGTV invited fans to visit its social media platforms and vote for their favorite shows to binge watch as they practice social distancing—and fans picked the hit competition series Rock the Block for the network's first-ever “Fan Favorite Friday” marathon, set to air on Friday, April 10, beginning at 11 a.m. ET/PT.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2021
The Michael Merritt Award, a national award unique in its emphasis on excellence in both design and collaboration, is presented annually to professional theatrical designers.
by TV News Desk - Apr 3, 2020
America continues to stay #HomeTogether and, by rolling out “Fan Favorite Fridays,” HGTV now gives fans the chance to vote on—and watch—the network's top binge-worthy series. Beginning Friday, April 3, polls will open on HGTV's social media platforms—Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram— and two popular network series will go head-to-head for the coveted marathon spot each week. Beginning at 12 p.m. ET/PT on April 10, the winning fan-voted series will run with back-to-back episodes each Friday. First up, viewers can choose between the fiercely fun and competitive series Rock the Block and the groundbreaking pop culture juggernaut, A Very Brady Renovation. In the coming weeks, fans can continue voting to ensure their most loved series makes the next “Fan Favorite Friday” cut. Upcoming matchups include Flea Market Flip vs. Nate and Jeremiah: Save My House; You Live in What vs. Hawaii Life; and Windy City Rehab vs. 100 Day Dream Home. 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2020
The acclaimed one woman show 'Bette Davis Ain't for Sissies' will stream LIVE on FACEBOOK May 6th at 6:30pm EST, directed by Karen Carpenter (Harry Townsend's Last Stand, Love Loss and What I Wore) and starring Jessica Sherr, presented on Facebook LIVE. www.facebook.com/BetteDavisAintForSissies
by TV News Desk - Apr 20, 2020
HGTV's Mother's Day lineup on Sunday, May 10, is an all-day, binge-worthy extravaganza from 7 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. ET/PT that spotlights the network's expert, superstar moms as they demo, reimagine, rehab, rebuild and transform homes to help families. 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2021
Jarrott Productions will present the world premiere of A Portrait of My Mother, written and performed by Carlo Lorenzo Garcia and directed by David R. Jarrott. This heartwarming and touching autobiographical tribute to Garcia's mother Maria begins streaming on Mother's Day.
by TV News Desk - Apr 13, 2021
The competition has ended for now, but HGTV and Rock the Block will fight childhood hunger by providing 100,000 meals to kids in need through Turn Up: Fight Hunger.