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46th Street Theatre (New York, NY)
226 W.46th St.

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BWW Interview: Actor Brendan Murphy Talks POTTED POTTER
by Katricia Lang - Dec 12, 2018

POTTED POTTER, a Harry Potter parody play by Daniel Clarkson and Jefferson Turner, returns to Houston, this time starring Brendan Murphy and Scott Hoatson. (more...)

BWW Interview: Phoebe Flynn Accomplishes Satisfaction DARE-ing TO DREAM
by Gil Kaan - Dec 12, 2018

Having just started in Denver, Colorado; the national tour of DISNEY ON ICE PRESENTS DARE TO DREAM will land in southern California for dates at the STAPLES Center beginning December 13, 2018; with more cities through April 2019. Performance Director Phoebe Flynn was most gracious to take some time from her multitude of show duties to answer a few edgy questions I flipped to her. (more...)

Camden People's Theatre Celebrate 25th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2018

Camden People's Theatre is set to turn 25 in 2019, celebrating its trailblazing beginnings with a jam-packed programme championing new work, amplifying diverse voices and unearthing local stories. A stalwart of the London independent theatre scene since 1994, CPT has been the birthplace of some of the country's most exciting experimental theatre, supporting artists and companies from Chris Goode to shunt and will continue to pave a way for bold new voices. (more...)

Hulu Picks Up British Drama BUTTERFLY
by TV News Desk - Dec 12, 2018

Hulu has picked up the British drama, Butterfly, from Fremantle, according to Deadline. Hulu will launch the three-part mini-series on January 18. (more...)

CBS News Names Major Garrett Chief Washington Correspondent
by TV News Desk - Dec 12, 2018

Major Garrett has been named CBS News' chief Washington correspondent, it was announced today by Christopher Isham, Vice President and Washington Bureau Chief for CBS News. (more...)

Smithsonian Folkways Announces New Box Set
by TV News Desk - Dec 12, 2018

Music is a universal element of human life. It's a tie that binds us together, a force that breaks down walls and carries us forward, a refuge where we turn for hope, and a channel for our despair. On February 22nd, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings will release The Social Power of Music, a new box set that examines these roles of music in our lives from many angles and through many voices. Over four CDs, 80+ tracks, and an illustrated 124-page booklet, The Social Power of Music presents some of the most powerful moments in Smithsonian Folkways' vast and ever-expanding catalog, putting them in conversation with each other to highlight the ways song has shaped the societies we live in. (more...)

Ella Mai Signs Worldwide Publishing Deal with Sony/ATV
by TV News Desk - Dec 12, 2018

Sony/ATV Music Publishing has signed a worldwide deal with Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter Ella Mai whose breakthrough hit “Boo'd Up” is one of the biggest singles of the year. (more...)

Funeral Services For James Jordan Will Be Held December 18
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2018

Funeral services for James Jordan, the retired, former Director of Music Programs for the New York State Council on the Arts, will be held on Tuesday, December 18th at 11 a.m. EST at Benta's Funeral Home in Harlem. Benta's is located at 630 St. Nicholas Avenue. Visitation begins at 10:30 a.m. (more...)

Soho Rep. Announces Writer/Director Lab Week
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2018

The 2017-2019 Lab Culminates with Free Presentations from Collaborative Partners Shayok Misha Chowdhury & Virginia Grise, Ann Marie Dorr & Paul Ketchum, Jen Goma & Kristine Haruna Lee, Raja Feather Kelly & Daaimah Mubashshir, and Julia Mounsey & Peter Mills Weiss (more...)


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International Contemporary Ensemble Announces Spring 2019 Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2018

The International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) announces their spring 2019 season concerts. Engagements this spring include performances of Tyshawn Sorey's Perle Noire: Meditations For Josephine featuring rising soprano Julia Bullock at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Miller Theatre Composer Portraits of Wang Lu and Tyshawn Sorey, three performances at the 2019 Big Ears Festival in Knoxville, and Silent Voices: Lovestate with the Brooklyn Youth Chorus at The New Victory Theater in NYC. The Ensemble also continues its partnerships with the New York Public Library and Nokia Bell Labs Experiments in Art and Technology throughout the spring. (more...)

PB POETRY FESTIVAL Announces Fellowship and Scholarship Winners
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2018

Susan R. Williamson, Director of the Palm Beach Poetry Festival (PBPF), today announced the five winners of Fellowships and Scholarships to the 15th annual Festival, scheduled for January 21-26 at Old School Square in Delray Beach. The three Poetry Festival Fellowships cover full tuition and lodging for the recipients. (more...)

Rob Mathes To Perform 3 Holiday Concerts This Weekend To Sold-Out Audiences
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2018

The holidays are Rob Mathes' favorite time of year - they are the time that Mathes returns home to the Greenwich, Connecticut, area and performs his annual Holiday Concert. This year's concerts are December 14 and 15 at the Performing Arts Center at Purchase College, and December 16 at the Schimmel Center in New York City. All three concerts are sold out and will feature Rob Mathes, his all-star band, his choir of 'Saints and Friends' and special guests Sting, Vanessa Williams and David Sanborn who will join Rob for a few holiday-themed songs at the Performing Arts Center. Sting and Vanessa Williams will also join Mathes at the Schimmel Center on Sunday for a few songs. (more...)

E! Orders New Unscripted Comedy DATING #NOFILTER
by TV News Desk - Dec 12, 2018

 E! expands its original nightly programming line-up with a 20-episode order of the new unscripted comedy blind dating series, “Dating #NoFilter,” to air Monday through Thursday starting Monday, January 21st at 10:30p ET/PT. From Lime Pictures and All3Media America, “Dating #NoFilter” is a fresh and hilariously honest take on the modern dating scene for the socially savvy, right-swiping generation. In each buzzy half-hour episode, three pairs of outspoken comedians will serve up play-by-plays as they follow real singles on the most outrageous, intimate, and surprising first dates. Throughout the blind dates, the comedians will offer their candid and unique POVs as they weigh in on every accidental love story pulling at viewers' heart strings and the “OMG-no!” cringe-worthy moments, with real, unfiltered and clever commentary. (more...)

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of BULL on CBS - Monday, January 14, 2019
by TV Scoop - Dec 11, 2018

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of BULL, airing on CBS on Monday, January 14, 2019! (more...)

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of NCIS: NEW ORLEANS on CBS - Tuesday, January 8, 2019
by TV Scoop - Dec 11, 2018

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of NCIS: NEW ORLEANS, airing on CBS on Tuesday, January 8, 2019! (more...)

Lindsay Mendez Headlines EVENING WITH A STAR
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

The Community Theatre League, Williamsport's premiere community theatre, is thrilled to announce their third annual 'Evening with a Star' fundraising concert and master class, starring Tony Award-winner Lindsay Mendez on February 16, 2019. (more...)

Trans Voices Cabaret Returns to The Duplex
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

New York City's premier TGNC cabaret returns to The Duplex with their final show of 2018 on Saturday, December 29th at 9:30pm. The show is directed by Donnie Cianciotto, with Musical Direction by Anessa Marie. (more...)

JMK Award Partners With Orange Tree Theatre As New Home
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

The Trustees of the JMK Trust today announce that from 2019 the JMK Award will enter a new partnership with the Orange Tree Theatre, with the winner's production forming a core part of the theatre's annual programming. At this new home, the JMK Award will offer one director the opportunity to direct a full-scale Orange Tree show with the production values and nurturing guidance the building is famous for. The JMK Award, which had previously been resident at the Young Vic for seven years, forms part of the national programme for the The JMK Trust, running alongside the Regional Directors Programme. (more...)

High Concept Labs To Kick Off 10-Year Anniversary With New Hideout Residency Series
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

High Concept Labs (HCL), an innovative arts service organization based in Pilsen, and the Hideout, a historic neighborhood bar and performance venue located in Chicago's North Branch Industrial Corridor, today announced HCL's new Hideout Residency Series, taking place throughout January 2019. (more...)

POV Acquires 'Bisbee '17' for Season 32 Broadcast
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

POV today announced the acquisition of the U.S. broadcast rights for Bisbee '17, directed by Robert Greene. The film will join the series' 32nd season, which kicks off on PBS and amdoc.org in June 2019. (more...)

Bay Area Cabaret Announces Carmen Cusack & Susan Werner
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

Bay Area Cabaret kicks off the new year welcoming back Tony-nominated Broadway star Carmen Cusack on Sunday, January 20 at 5:00 p.m. Ms. Cusack returns to the Venetian Room with an evening celebrating her favorite songs and the artists behind them including singer/songwriters past and present like Joni Mitchell, Dolly Parton, Kate Bush and Kimbra, plus she'll offer a sampling of original tunes and Broadway selections. (more...)

The Kilroys Announce New Members
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

New year, new Kilroys! For the past five years The Kilroys, an LA-based collective of playwrights/producers continuing the fight to achieve gender balance in the American theater, have been advocating for equal representation on our American stages, and have released an annual list of under-produced plays by women, trans, and non-binary writers. Despite some measurable progress, we still have a long way to go before we strike that balance. So, as we approach 2019, we are beyond thrilled to introduce a fresh new gang of fearless badass leaders. These women will seize our reins and continue the fight for equality, creating random acts of disruption along the way, while the OG Kilroys will serve as an advisory board supporting the current class.  (more...)

Laura Dreyfuss To Sit Down For A Live Podcast Event and Performance With Ilana Levine
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

Dear Evan Hansen alumna Laura Dreyfuss will sit down for a live podcast event and performance with actress and Little Known Facts podcast host Ilana Levine on December 16th at 6:00 pm. (more...)

BWW Review: THE SANTALAND DIARIES at Zach Scott Theatre
by Jesse Griffith - Dec 11, 2018

I was eager to finally experience The Santaland Diaries this year at Zach Theatre's intimate Whisenhunt Theatre, a perfect venue for this classic one-man show. I had heard David Sedaris deliver the story on NPR and I've read it a time or two over the years, but somehow never caught a production until this past Saturday night. (more...)

Laura Penn, SDC Executive Director Contract Renewed Through 2024
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

President Pam MacKinnon and the Executive Board of Stage Directors and Choreographers (SDC) are pleased to announce that Executive Director Laura Penn's contract has been renewed through 2024.  (more...)

Broadwayworld Dance Review: 2018 Dance Magazine Awards, December 3, 2018.
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Orpheus Chamber Orchestra Presents HOMEWARD SOUNDS With Pianist Javier Perianes
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

On Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra presents Homeward Sounds, a program delving into the sounds of Mozart and Dvo?ak's rich lives in Salzburg, Vienna, and Prague. The concert features the New York premiere of Dvo?ak's Bagatelles, Op. 47 arranged for chamber orchestra by conductor/arranger Dennis Russell Davies, as well as Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 27 with Spanish pianist Javier Perianes, and Mozart's Symphony No. 33 in B-flat Major, K. 319. These works will provide a springboard for New York composer James Matheson's Still Life, which opens this program and reflects contemporary American sensibilities. This piece was made possible by a grant from the Fromm Music Foundation. (more...)

Dance/NYC Publishes Data On NYC Dance Research
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

The service organization Dance/NYC is pleased to announce the release of Immigrants. Dance. Arts.: Data on NYC Dance, prepared in collaboration with the Immigrants. Dance. Arts. Task Force. (more...)

The Lisa Smith Wengler Center For The Arts Presents John Sebastian
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee and founder of the Lovin' Spoonful John Sebastian brings his timeless catalog and stories about seminal moments in music history to Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre in Malibu on Thursday, January 10 at 8 p.m.  (more...)

CAP UCLA Presents Viet Nguyen And Luis Alberto Urrea In Conversation
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance (CAP UCLA) presents a conversation with prize-winning novelists Viet Thanh Nguyen and Luis Alberto Urrea on Thursday, Jan. 17, at 8 p.m. at Royce Hall. Tickets for $29-$59 are available now at cap.ucla.edu, via Ticketmaster, by phone 310-825-2101, and at the UCLA Central Ticket Office. (more...)

Starlight Runner Selected By Tsuburaya To Help Bring ULTRAMAN Back To The World Stage
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

Starlight Runner Entertainment has secured an agreement with Tsuburaya Productions Co., Ltd. to help bring the iconic and celebrated classic Japanese superhero property ULTRAMAN back onto the international stage. Starlight Runner, a New York based production company specializing in transmedia storytelling, has worked on such world class brands as Men in Black, Coca-Cola, Avatar, Halo, Pirates of the Caribbean, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. In a unique arrangement, Starlight Runner will be teaming with The Licensing Group to reactivate and extend the property across multiple media platforms with a story-driven licensing and merchandising program. In his role as Transmedia Producer, Jeff Gomez and his Starlight Runner team will develop the official Story World Mythology for the existing ULTRAMAN series.  (more...)

Urban Stages' Award Winning Series WINTER RHYTHMS Begins Performances Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

Continuing its 35th Anniversary season, Urban Stages (Frances Hill, Founding Artistic Director; Tom Toce Producer) proudly announces the line-up for this year's award-winning series, WINTER RHYTHMS 2018, which will begin Wednesday, December 12 featuring some of New York's best musical performances through Saturday,December 22, 2018 at Urban Stages Theatre (259 West 30th Street, just East of 8th Avenue). (more...)

COC Announces New Commission THE OLD FOOLS By Composer Ana Sokolovi And Librettist Paul Bentley 
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

The Canadian Opera Company announced today a new mainstage commission: The Old Fools by celebrated Montreal-based composer Ana Sokolovi? and seasoned British librettist Paul Bentley. La Reine-Garcon, first announced in 2015, is moving forward as a co-commission with the Opera de Montreal; it's the first mainstage collaboration of its kind between the two major Canadian opera companies and at its helm are two exceptional Canadian artists: Julien Bilodeau as composer and Michel Marc Bouchard as librettist. (more...)

New Brooklyn Theatre And The Feath3r Theory Announce Merger
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

New Brooklyn Theatre, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 2012 to democratize the American theatre, has announced Raja Feather Kelly as its new Artistic Director. Kelly currently serves as the Founding Artistic Director of the dance-theatre-media company the feath3r theory, which has formally merged with New Brooklyn Theatre. He is the recipient of two Princess Grace Foundation Awards and most recently, the Breakout Award from the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation and Dance Magazine's inaugural Harkness Promise Award. the feath3r theory shares the ethos of New Brooklyn Theatre in the mission to broaden space for unheard voices and repressed histories in theatre. Since 2009, the feath3r theory has been recognized as a unique cross-disciplinary theatre company that aims to challenge its audience and creators to interrogate and celebrate their shared relationship to human empathy and personal ethics as expressed in popular media. (more...)

Chris Messina to Play Villain in BIRDS OF PREY
by TV News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

Chris Messina has joined the cast of 'Birds of Prey' as Victor Zsasz, a sadistic serial killer who carves a tally mark onto himself for each of his victims, according to Deadline. (more...)

M.I.A. Documentary Now Available On iTunes With Bonus Content
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

Drawn from 22 years of personal video recordings, MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A. is a startlingly personal profile of the critically acclaimed artist, chronicling her remarkable journey from refugee to pop star. She began as Matangi. Daughter of the founder of Sri Lanka's armed Tamil resistance, she hid from the government in the face of a vicious and bloody civil war. When her family fled to the UK, she became Maya, a precocious and creative immigrant teenager in London. The world met her as M.I.A. when she emerged on the global stage with a mashup, cut-and-paste persona that pulled from every corner of her journey; a sonic sketchbook that blended Tamil politics, art school punk, hip-hop beats and the unwavering voice of a burgeoning, multicultural youth. MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A. provides unparalleled, intimate access to the artist in her battles with the music industry and mainstream media as she became one of the most recognizable, outspoken and provocative voices in music today. (more...)

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra Presents Homeward Sounds With Pianist Javier Perianes
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

On Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra presents Homeward Sounds, a program delving into the sounds of Mozart and Dvorak's rich lives in Salzburg, Vienna, and Prague. (more...)

BWW Interview: Kellie Overbey in A DOLLS HOUSE PART 2 at GSP
by Marina Kennedy - Dec 11, 2018

George Street Playhouse is now presenting 'A Doll's House, Part 2' written by Lucas Hnath and directed by Betsy Aidem. Broadwayworld.com had the pleasure of interviewing Kellie Overbey who plays Nora in the show. (more...)

VIDEO: Elisabeth Moss Stars in Brandi Carlile's 'Party Of One' Music Video
by Stage Tube - Dec 11, 2018

The official music video for Brandi Carlile's “Party Of One” starring Elisabeth Moss is premiering today. (more...)

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Elects New Board Members in Los Angeles
by TV News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has announced the newly elected members to its Board of Directors in Los Angeles. Through its U.S. branches, BAFTA celebrates the very best work in film, games and television, supports career development and cross-cultural collaboration, and promotes British talent to global audiences. (more...)

Te'Amir To Release ABYSSINIA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

Acclaimed Los Angeles drummer and producer Te'Amir [pronounced Taah-mer] ties together his 2018 two-part EP series of beat driven and soulful explorations Abyssinia & Abyssinia Rise, together inspired by his Ethiopian heritage, for release as one vinyl full-length LP, January 25 on Tru Thoughts. The release is imprinted with his research into the Ethiopian Golden Era, Ethiopiques, traditional Ethiopian and Eritrean music, and offers a beatific interpretation that takes the listener on a journey through the soundscapes of the Abyssinian Empire. (more...)

Smithsonian Channel to Premiere BIRD VS. PLANE: MIRACLE ON THE HUDSON
by TV News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

On the 10th anniversary of US Airways Flight 1549's miraculous landing on the Hudson River, Smithsonian Channel revisits the event to explore the impact of bird strikes in aviation accidents around the world. In the United States alone, thousands of aviation bird strikes happen annually, with an uptick in reporting during the winter migration; this was the case during the mid-January miracle on the Hudson in 2009. Featuring first-person accounts from survivors and flight safety experts Working to reduce collisions, as well as leading scientists in the field of forensic ornithology, BIRD VS. PLANE: MIRACLE ON THE HUDSON examines commercial and military air accidents, investigates the roles different bird species play in these events and highlights groundbreaking work to prevent future occurrences. BIRD VS. PLANE: MIRACLE ON THE HUDSON premieres Tuesday, January 15 at 9 p.m. on Smithsonian Channel. (more...)

WAIT WAIT...DON'T TELL ME! TV Series in the Works At NBCU's Wilshire Studios
by TV News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment's Wilshire Studios will develop a TV series based on the popular NPR radio show/podcastWait Wait...Don't Tell Me!, according to Deadline. Wilshire will team up with Storied Media to develop the series. (more...)

Issa Rae and Columbia Sign Production Deal Promoting Diverse Screenwriters
by TV News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

Columbia Pictures has signed a multi-picture production deal with Issa Rae's production company, ColorCreative, according to Variety. Under the agreement, ColorCreative will work with and back projects from emerging, diverse screenwriters. (more...)

Epix Renews GET SHORTY for Third Season
by TV News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

Epix has renewed Get Shorty for a a seven-episode third season, according to Deadline. The dark comedy is one of Epix's three original three scripted series, along with Berlin Station and Graves, and comes from the now-sole owner MGM. (more...)

Discovery Family to Premiere TRANSFORMERS: RESCUE BOTS ACADEMY
by TV News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

It's time to roll to the rescue! Today, Discovery Family announced TRANSFORMERS: RESCUE BOTS ACADEMY, an all-new 52-episode animated series for viewers in preschool produced by Allspark Animation, a Hasbro Company, premiering Saturday, January 5 at 9a/8c with two back-to-back episodes. New 11-minute episodes of the series will stream live on Discovery Family GO and will also be available on demand the following day. Additionally, beginning Saturday, December 29, viewers can catch a special two-part pre-premiere on Discovery Family GO. (more...)

Richard Jay-Alexander To Direct South Florida Symphony's PORGY AND BESS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

The South Florida Symphony Orchestra has announced three performances of a groundbreaking new production of the Gershwin's great American opera Porgy and Bess. (more...)

The Art Of Elysium Announces 12th Annual Black Tie Artistic Experience, 'HEAVEN'
by TV News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

The Art of Elysium is holding their 12thAnnual celebration, HEAVEN, on Saturday, January 5, 2019. The event will take place the night before the Golden Globes and will be co-chaired by Evangelo Bousis, Rooney Mara and Joaquin Phoenix. According to Michael Muller, HEAVEN is Connection. The same night, Beau Dunn will be honored with the 2019 SPIRIT OF ELYSIUM award for her generous support over the years. The charity is thrilled to have Peter Dundas for DUNDAS grace the runway with the unveiling of his latest collection. Dundas will debut his latest collection in an elaborate fashion show, featuring the make-up design of Charlotte Tilbury. The evening will include unique costume design by Johnny Wujek, surprise musical guests, and mentalist, Oz Pearlman, as the Master of Ceremonies. (more...)

Randall Jansta to Receive WGA East's Richard B. Jablow Award
by TV News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

The Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) announced today that Randall Jansta will be honored with the Richard B. Jablow Award for Devoted Service to the Guild at the 71st Annual Writers Guild Awards at New York's Edison Ballroom on Sunday, February 17, 2019. (more...)

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