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Go Into the Woods with LITTLE RED AND THE HOODS at Millbrook Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Millbrook launches into their 2017 Season with this modern adaptation of the classic children's tale. (more...)

Jim Brochu's ZERO HOUR to Return Off-Broadway This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

ZERO HOUR, Jim Brochu's acclaimed play about the life of theatre legend Zero Mostel, will return to its original home, the Theatre at Saint Clement's (423 West 46th Street, between Ninth & Tenth Avenues) for a limited engagement beginning June 2nd and continuing through July 9th only!  Opening Night is set for Wednesday June 14th (7pm).  The performance runs 90 minutes with no intermission. (more...)

Upcoming Events at the Auditorium Theatre Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Upcoming events have been announced for Auditorium Theatre. See the full lineup below! (more...)

Edward Albee, Debbie Reynolds Among Theater Legends Honored by TonyAwards.com
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Each year, the Tony Awards release a list of names of friends and colleagues in the Broadway community who have left us during the past year. (more...)

THE RISING to Premiere at Hollywood Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

Among The Rising's recruits is Rachel, an angelic-looking would-be assassin on a mission to kill Governor Kerry Kale, a man who makes Trump look classy.  In an attempt to get closer to her target, Rachel finds the only person stupid enough to trust her, a sucker, I mean, reporter, Clint. Meanwhile, star news anchor, Scarlett West, uses Clint for her own purposes -  to broadcast Governor Kale's assassination, live. (more...)

OriginKC: New Works Festival to Welcome Major Artistic Leaders for Festival Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

Kansas City Repertory Theatre elevates its profile in the national theatre community with the second annual OriginKC: NEW WORKS FESTIVAL. In addition to a striking lineup of playwrights and directors for this year's festival, an impressive list of arts leaders from preeminent regional theaters across the country will be attending the Festival Weekend, May 12-13.  (more...)

Sold-Out Ars Nova ANTFest Show THE OTHER SIDE OF PARADISE Adds Club Performances
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

The sold out ANT Fest show, The Other Side of Paradise, announces additional performances in NYC's speakeasies and jazz clubs. (more...)

The Brink Theatre Co. to Premiere SA'IDAH at 2017 Cincinnati Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

The Brink Theatre Company presents the world premiere of SA'IDAH, an observation of America's celebrity obsessed culture, the paparazzi uprising and the growing distorted approach to modern philanthropy at the 14th annual Cincinnati Fringe Festival. Directed by The Brink Theatre's Artistic Associate CARA E. HINH and written by JENNIFER HOYT-TIDWELL, the play will feature Maya Farhat as Sa'idah, Mary O'Connell as Kirsten, Richard Buchanan as Taylor, Greg Mallios as David and Ashley Dunn as Nina. (more...)

Graphic Novel-Inspired Experience and More Set for Ars Nova's 10th Annual ANT Fest; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Ars Nova has announced the line-up for its 10th Annual ANT Fest (June 5-29), four non-stop, throw-down weeks of live entertainment mayhem, featuring fresh material from the next wave of dynamic, indie-theater makers. All New Talent, all the time. (more...)

Isabelle Huppert and Kwame Kwei-Armah Share World Theatre Day Messages
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

The Global Theater Initiative (GTI), a partnership between Theatre Communications Group (TCG) and the Laboratory for Performance and Politics (The Lab) at Georgetown University, invites all theatres, individual artists, institutions, and audiences to celebrate the 55th annual World Theatre Day today, March 27, 2017. (more...)


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Musicthatpops Announces 2016/2017 Season Finale – VIDEO GAMES LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Experience the Hawai'i Symphony Orchestra like you never have before. Video Games Live, a complete celebration and multimedia concert experience featuring music from the most popular video games of all time, has the excitement and energy of a rock concert and the technology, fun and interactivity of a video game all completely synchronized to amazing, cutting edge video screen visuals. It is the smashing finale to the 2016-2017 Pops Season at the Blaisdell Concert Hall on April 7 & 8. Both shows are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. and ticket prices start at $27.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Court Theatre presents THE HARD PROBLEM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Court Theatre, under the leadership of Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, announces casting for the Chicago premiere of The Hard Problem by Tom Stoppard, directed by Charles Newell. The Hard Problem runs March 9 - April 9, 2017 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue in Chicago. (more...)

Officially Licensed PDP Skins for Nintendo Switch Safe for Use with Console
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

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Hottest Articles on BWW 3/7/2017 - 3/14/2017
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Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 3/7/2017 - 3/14/2017. (more...)

Game Developers Conference 2017 Concludes After A Week Of Networking, Learning And Inspiration In San Francisco GDC And VRDC To Return To Moscone Center March 19-23, 2018
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

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Artists Rep presents Horror Genre-Inspired Comedy FEATHERS AND TEETH
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Artists Repertory Theatre presents the Northwest Premiere of FEATHERS AND TEETH by Charise Castro Smith, directed by Artistic Director Damaso Rodriguez. Previews performances begin March 7, the play opens March 11 and runs through April 2 on the Morrison Stage. (more...)

Off-Broadway's ZERO HOUR Adds Sunday Talk Backs
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

ZERO HOUR, Jim Brochu's acclaimed play about the life of theatre legend Zero Mostel, has returned to its original home, the Theatre at Saint Clement's (423 West 46th Street, between Ninth & Tenth Avenues) for a limited engagement through July 9th only. (more...)

California Shakespeare Theater Presents THE GLASS MENAGERIE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

California Shakespeare Theater continues its 43rd Season with the play that made Tennessee Williams famous and secured his place in the American Classic canon. The Glass Menagerie is told through the illusion of Tom Wingfield's memory as he recounts an episode from his youth. (more...)

Marty O'Donnell and Russell Brower to Appear in VIDEO GAMES LIVE at NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents VIDEO GAMES LIVE hosted and produced by game industry superstar Tommy Tallarico with special guest performances by Marty O'Donnell, composer of the Halo Series and Blizzard Entertainment's Russell Brower, famed composer and audio director of World of Warcraft, Starcart II, Diablo III and more. (more...)

Mixed Reality Artist Patty Rangel Named Arena Stage's 2017-18 Resident Artist
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces Patty Rangel, a mixed reality artist, holographer, producer and experience designer specializing in exponential technologies, as the company's next resident artist for the 2017/18 season. (more...)

VIDEO GAMES LIVE Returns to Houston Symphony
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

???????The highly successful Video Games Live multimedia concert experience will return to the Houston Symphony for the fifth time at 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 14, at Jones Hall. A brand-new show from years past, the entertaining spectacle will be led by guest conductor Emmanuel Fratianni. (more...)

Photo Flash: Exclusive First Look at THE OTHER SIDE OF PARADISE at Ars Nova's Ant Fest
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2017

THE OTHER SIDE OF PARADISE premiered at Ars Nova's ANT Fest on Tuesday, June 20th to a sold out audience. Created by Angela Sclafani, directed by Hunter Bird, produced by Gwynne Richmond, with orchestrations and music direction by Dan Garmon. Broadway World has the exclusive first look.  (more...)

Kwame Kwei-Armah to Depart Baltimore Center Stage at End of 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

The Board of Directors of Baltimore Center Stage and Kwame Kwei-Armah jointly announced today that Kwei-Armah will leave his position as artistic director at the end of his contract on June 30, 2018. (more...)

People's Light Announces Second Round of the New Play Frontiers Residency & Commission Program
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

People's Light is proud to announce Sanjit De Silva, James Ijames, Deepa Purohit, and Laura Schellhardt as the participating playwrights in the second round of the company's groundbreaking New Play Frontiers Residency & Commission program. The playwrights officially begin the program on July 9, 2017, in conjunction with the final performance of Project Dawn by Karen Hartman, the first New Play Frontiers play to premiere at People's Light. This second round of residencies and commissions, along with the production of Project Dawn, are made possible in part by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. (more...)

BWW Feature: SINGIN' IN THE RAIN at Winslow Homer Center For The Arts
by Student Blogger: Samuel Laro - Jul 5, 2017

The time has come for the Oak Hill Players to make 'em laugh again because SINGIN' IN THE RAIN at the Winslow Homer Center for the Arts officially has a cast list! (more...)

Shows Announced for August at East Lynne Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

     In keeping with East Lynne Theater Company's 2017 theme of 'The American Dream,' the company is proud to present special events in August focusing on the Suffrage Movement in 1912, a film classic from 1914, a tempestuous relationship during the Jazz Age, and literature from the Roaring Twenties. (more...)

The Getty Museum & Court Theatre present Euripides' IPHIGENIA IN AULIS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

This September, the Getty Museum and Chicago-based Court Theatre present Euripides' Iphigenia in Aulis, the twelfth annual outdoor theatrical production in the Barbara and Lawrence Fleischman Theater at the Getty Villa. Directed by Charles Newell, artistic director of Court Theatre, and translated by Nicholas Rudall, founding artistic director of Court Theatre, Iphigenia in Aulis was first presented in 2014 at Court Theatre in Chicago and will be reimagined for the Getty's production. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Trailer for Guillermo del Toro's THE SHAPE OF WATER
by Movies News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Guillermo del Toro's THE SHAPE OF WATER hits theaters on December 8th. The cast includes Sally Hawkins, Octavia Spencer, Michael Shannon and Richard Jenkins. Watch the official trailer below! (more...)

New Dystopian Comedy KEYS to Premiere at Broadway Bound Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

KEYS is a fresh, absurdist, and darkly comic new play making its New York premiere August 9 at the Broadway Bound Theatre Festival. (more...)

Scoop: SPEECHLESS on ABC - Wednesday, August 2, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jul 17, 2017

Get all the scoop on SPEECHLESS, airing on ABC on Wednesday, August 2, 2017! (more...)

Molly Smith Enters 20th Anniversary Season as Artistic Director of Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

With the official opening night of the critically-acclaimed political drama The Originalist, Artistic Director Molly Smith enters her 20th anniversary season at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. (more...)

Bobby Watson Quartet with Lewis Nash and More to Play The Nash This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

The Nash announces its calendar of shows for August including Jazz Messengers Alum, Bobby Watson, who arrives in Phoenix to perform with Lewis Nash on August 13th. (more...)

Justin Bieber Among Final Wave of TEEN CHOICE 2017 Nominees; Full List
by TV News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

TEEN CHOICE 2017TM, the summer's hottest LIVE show, has announced the second and final wave of nominees. Selena Gomez leads Wave Two nominations with eight nominations across music and social media categories, while Justin Bieber follows with seven. (more...)

Midtown International Theatre Festival to Present 100 Plays in 23 Days Starting This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

The Midtown International Theatre Festival returns for another summer of quality stage works, July 15 - August 6, 2017 at the WorkShop (312 W. 36th Street, NYC). New York's oldest continuing theater festival will present 100 plays in 23 days! (more...)

East Lynne Theater Company Presents AH, WILDERNESS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

'The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayam!'  That's the best of all!  'A jug of wine, a loaf of bread, and thou beside me singing in the wilderness,' announces seventeen-year old Richard, defending his choice of literature to his parents. His letters to seventeen-year-old Muriel contain quotes from Khayam and Swinburne. (more...)

Se convocan audiciones para MADAGASCAR EL MUSICAL
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Aug 5, 2017

MAS Music, Arts&Show y All Entertainment traeran a España el espectaculo basado en la pelicula de DreamWorks. Su estreno tendra lugar en Madrid y Barcelona a partir de enero de 2018. (more...)

Jonathan Lee, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Joffrey Ballet and More Coming Up at Auditorium Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

The Auditorium Theatre has announced its upcoming shows through January 14, 2018. Scroll down for details! (more...)

THE VIDEO GAMES Sets Cast, Adds Dates at The Flight Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

MB Stage Productions announces the 2017 cast of The Video Games and additional show dates. (more...)

Raucously Irreverent AN OCTOROON to Launch 2017-18 at Artists Rep
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Artists Repertory Theatre launches its 2017/18 season with Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' provocative An Octoroon. An incendiary satire, this bold start to their 35th theatre season is co-directed by Lava Alapai and Artistic Director Damaso Rodriguez. (more...)

The Getty Villa to present Court Theatre's IPHIGENIA IN AULIS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

This September, the Getty Museum and Chicago-based Court Theatre present Euripides' Iphigenia in Aulis, the twelfth annual outdoor theatrical production in the Barbara and Lawrence Fleischman Theater at the Getty Villa. Directed by Charles Newell, artistic director of Court Theatre, and translated by Nicholas Rudall, founding artistic director of Court Theatre, Iphigenia in Aulis was first presented in 2014 at Court Theatre in Chicago and will be reimagined for the Getty's production. (more...)

THE VIDEO GAMES Announces 'Version Update' Cast for Hollywood Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

MB Stage Productions announces the 'Version Update' cast of THE VIDEO GAMES, Los Angeles. The show will return to the Hollywood Fringe Festival 2017 with updated scripts, costumes, music and more DLC! (more...)

Get Ready to Guffaw! Meet the Full Company of PRESENT LAUGHTER, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 5, 2017

Present Laughter, starring Academy Award- and two-time Tony Award-winner Kevin Kline in his triumphant return to Broadway, opens tonight, April 5th, at the St. James Theatre (246 West 44th Street). Directed by Tony Award nominee Moritz von Stuelpnagel, Present Laughter will play through Sunday, July 2nd. Scroll down to learn more about the company and watch interviews with the cast! (more...)

THE VIDEO GAMES Announces Closing Performance Off-Broadway at the Elektra Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2017

MB Stage Productions announces the closing performance of THE VIDEO GAMES at the Elektra Theatre (300 W 43rd St, NY, NY). The final performance will be on May 13th at 7:00pm. Tickets are available at thevideogamesplay.com, ovationtix at 866-411-8111 or at the theatre box office 30 minutes before a performance.  (more...)

Amazon Greenlights Second Season of Christina Ricci-Led Z: THE BEGINNING OF EVERYTHING
by TV News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

The Christina Ricci-led series Z: THE BEGINNING OF EVERYTHING has been given a Season Two order. The network turned to Twitter to announce the news. Check out the post below! Season One launched on Friday, January 27th. (more...)

BWW Review: RTW's Surreal THE VIOLET HOUR Subtly Colors The Future
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Apr 21, 2017

Violet--The color and time of day named in T.S. Eliot's 1922 epic poem The Waste Land. This color permeates Renaissance Theaterworks (RTW) season ending production figuratively and literally in the Studio Theatre titled The Violet Hour. Directed by Artistic Director Suzan Fete, the comedy infused with a surrealist happening sets a scene in 1919, a few years after World War I and before the Great Depression. The story tantalizes audiences with the question that is prophecy, knowing the future, a gift or a curse? Richard Greenberg's 2003 Broadway play explores this dilemma and models the period's hope and optimism after "a war to end all wars," on characters referencing Zelda and Scott Fitzgerald and chanteuse Josephine Baker. All celebrities who reached a zenith in their careers, and then ended their lives in some despair. When the audience sits in the theater watching from the 2017 perspective, what do they make of these questions, lives and future? (more...)

PERFECT CRIME Becomes the First Off-Broadway Play To Ever Reach 30 Years of Performances
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

The long running Off-Broadway show PERFECT CRIME will make history tonight, Tuesday, becoming the first play in New York City to ever reach its 30th anniversary. (more...)

Nintendo Download: Hello, BYE-BYE BOXBOY!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

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Priyanka Chopra, Diane Lane Among 2017 TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL Jurors; Full List
by Movies News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

The Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, today announced its jurors for the 16th edition, comprised of a group of critically acclaimed filmmakers, award-winning actors working across film, television, and stage, accomplished producers, and cultural leaders. (more...)

Kwame Kwei-Armah and Gavin Witt to Speak at 11th Annual Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Villanova Theatre has announced the 11th Annual Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium (PTRS), featuring a keynote address by renowned director Kwame Kwei-Armah and distinguished dramaturg Gavin Witt of Baltimore Center Stage, one of the leading regional theatres in the nation. (more...)

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