PHOTO FLASH: THE TRUMP CARD's Mike Daisey as Donald Trump PHOTO FLASH: THE TRUMP CARD's Mike Daisey as Donald Trump
by Michael Dale on August 25, 2016

Master monologist and storyteller Mike Daisey has chosen to make his latest theatre piece, THE TRUMP CARD, completely free to download on the Internet and perform without paying royalties.... (more...)
Idina Menzel Reveals BEACHES Reboot Will Feature At Least One New Scene Idina Menzel Reveals BEACHES Reboot Will Feature At Least One New Scene
by TV News Desk on August 25, 2016

Production on the project got underway on August 15th in Vancouver. Today, Menzel turned to Twitter to tease that the TV reboot will feature at least one original scene that did not appear in the film... (more...)
VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Barbra Streisand Returns to Home of Broadway's FUNNY GIRL on CBS SUNDAY MORNING VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Barbra Streisand Returns to Home of Broadway's FUNNY GIRL on CBS SUNDAY MORNING
by TV News Desk on August 25, 2016

On this week's CBS SUNDAY MORNING, Anthony Mason sits down with the multitalented legend of Broadway and the silver screen Barbra Streisand.... (more...)
Project Prospero Would Add Library, Rehearsal Rooms To Shakespeare's Globe Project Prospero Would Add Library, Rehearsal Rooms To Shakespeare's Globe
by Michael Dale on August 25, 2016

Shakespeare's Globe, which opened in 1997 as the most faithful replication possible of London's 1599 Globe Theatre, has submitted plans to the Southwark Council for the purpose of building a new libra... (more...)
Hugh Jackman, George Clooney & More Will Take Part in HOLLYWOOD'S NIGHT UNDER THE STARS, Directed by Richard Jay-Alexander Hugh Jackman, George Clooney & More Will Take Part in HOLLYWOOD'S NIGHT UNDER THE STARS, Directed by Richard Jay-Alexander
by BWW News Desk on August 25, 2016

MPTF (Motion Picture & Television Fund) announced today that George Clooney will host "Hollywood's Night Under The Stars," an evening of musical performances and special presentations celebrating thei... (more...)
She's Back to Broadway; Pre-Order Barbra Streisand's ENCORE Album Today! She's Back to Broadway; Pre-Order Barbra Streisand's ENCORE Album Today!
by BWW News Desk on August 25, 2016

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Barbra Streisand, who last year became the only recording artist or group to achieve #1 albums in each of six decades, will soon release her new latest album, 'EN... (more...)
Photo Flash: Splashy Artwork Revealed for Sutton Foster-Led SWEET CHARITY Photo Flash: Splashy Artwork Revealed for Sutton Foster-Led SWEET CHARITY
by BWW News Desk on August 25, 2016

The New Group recently announced a two-week extension for Sweet Charity, the production launching the company's 2016-2017 Season, and revealed new artwork for the show along with the great news - chec... (more...)
Will Paula Vogel's INDECENT Be First Play by a Woman on Broadway This Season? Will Paula Vogel's INDECENT Be First Play by a Woman on Broadway This Season?
by BWW News Desk on August 25, 2016

More works by women on Broadway? Yes, please!... (more...)
East Village Bea Arthur Residence For Homeless LGBT Set To Open in 2017 East Village Bea Arthur Residence For Homeless LGBT Set To Open in 2017
by Michael Dale on August 25, 2016

In her hit television series 'Maude' Bea Arthur played a tough-as-nails liberal with a soft spot for helping those less fortunate, a portrayal that wasn't far off from what she really was.... (more...)
Cirque du Soleil's PARAMOUR Original Broadway Cast Album to Soar on Digital Tomorrow Cirque du Soleil's PARAMOUR Original Broadway Cast Album to Soar on Digital Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk on August 25, 2016

The Original Broadway Cast Album for Cirque du Soleil Paramour will be available tomorrow, August 26, digitally via iTunes, Amazon music, Spotify, and Apple Music with physical copies available Friday... (more...)
VIDEO: Ledinsky's Controversial Donald Trump Music Video Features AVENUE Q Puppets and Cast VIDEO: Ledinsky's Controversial Donald Trump Music Video Features AVENUE Q Puppets and Cast
by Michael Dale on August 25, 2016

With its attention-grabbing title, Swedish singer/songwriter Ledinsky's single 'Donald Trump Makes Me Wanna Smoke Crack' has been mounting up controversy and YouTube hits.... (more...)
LEWIS BLACK: BLACK TO THE FUTURE Will Rant for Two More Days on Broadway LEWIS BLACK: BLACK TO THE FUTURE Will Rant for Two More Days on Broadway
by BWW News Desk on August 25, 2016

'It has been necessary to add these shows because I have not finished yelling. I have to yell you see, as it's the only way I can get all of the other voices out of my head,' Black said.... (more...)
Breaking News: Mandy Gonzalez Heads to HAMILTON for September Start & Renée Elise Goldsberry Sets Departure Breaking News: Mandy Gonzalez Heads to HAMILTON for September Start & Renée Elise Goldsberry Sets Departure
by BWW News Desk on August 25, 2016

MANDY GONZALEZ, who created the role of 'Nina Rosario' in the Tony Award-winning musical IN THE HEIGHTS and can currently be seen in the hit TV shows 'Madam Secretary' and 'Quantico,' will return to B... (more...)
Photo Coverage: How Do You Measure 20 Years? RENT Preps to Launch 20th Anniversary Tour! Photo Coverage: How Do You Measure 20 Years? RENT Preps to Launch 20th Anniversary Tour!
by Walter McBride on August 25, 2016

The RENT 20th Anniversary Tour, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning landmark rock musical written by Jonathan Larson, will be led by Danny Kornfeld as 'Mark Cohen,' Kaleb Wells as 'Roger Davis,'... (more...)
Photo Flash: Ciara Renee, Drew Gehling, Alison Luff, Jon Rua and More Belt Beatles Classics at BROADWAY SINGS THE BEATLES Photo Flash: Ciara Renee, Drew Gehling, Alison Luff, Jon Rua and More Belt Beatles Classics at BROADWAY SINGS THE BEATLES
by Nora Dominick on August 25, 2016

Last week, some of the brightest talents on Broadway were featured in Broadway Sings The Beatles, the latest concert in the Broadway Sings concert series. BroadwayWorld has your inside look below!... (more...)
VIDEO: Judith Light Talks New Play: 'There's Definitely  Stage Fright, But There's Also Excitement' VIDEO: Judith Light Talks New Play: 'There's Definitely Stage Fright, But There's Also Excitement'
by TV News Desk on August 25, 2016

Today, two-time Tony Award Judith Light spoke with GOOD MORNING AMERICA about about her return to Broadway in a frank discussion about acting, aging and how to recreate yourself.... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 8/25/16- 42ND STREET STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 8/25/16- 42ND STREET
by Stage Tube on August 25, 2016

Today in 1980, 42nd Street opened at the Wintergarden Theatre, where it ran for 3486 performances. 42nd Street is a musical with a book by Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble, lyrics by Al Dubin, and mus... (more...)
PHOTO: First Look - Kristin Chenoweth Takes On 'Divine' Role in Starz's AMERICAN GODS PHOTO: First Look - Kristin Chenoweth Takes On 'Divine' Role in Starz's AMERICAN GODS
by TV News Desk on August 25, 2016

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DVR Alert - Barbra Streisand & Alec Baldwin Perform on NBC's TONIGHT SHOW DVR Alert - Barbra Streisand & Alec Baldwin Perform on NBC's TONIGHT SHOW
by TV News Desk on August 25, 2016

NBC has announced that tonight, August 25th, Barbra Streisand and Alec Baldwin will appear for the full hour and perform on THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON.... (more...)
VIDEOS: THE COLOR PURPLE's Cynthia Erivo, A Champ On Stage, In The Gym and At The Makeup Table VIDEOS: THE COLOR PURPLE's Cynthia Erivo, A Champ On Stage, In The Gym and At The Makeup Table
by Michael Dale on August 24, 2016

Starring on Broadway as the determined survivor Celie in the hit revival of THE COLOR PURPLE eight times a week just isn't enough of a workout for Tony-winner Cynthia Erivo.... (more...)
VIDEO: David Lang's Uniquely Staged THE LOSER Has Performer Floating 20 Feet Above Orchestra Seats VIDEO: David Lang's Uniquely Staged THE LOSER Has Performer Floating 20 Feet Above Orchestra Seats
by Michael Dale on August 24, 2016

Don't even try getting orchestra seats to the Brooklyn Academy of Music's Next Wave Festival production of Pulitzer Prize-winning composer David Lang's THE LOSER.... (more...)
Water Main Break Causes CATS to Cancel Tonight's Performance Water Main Break Causes CATS to Cancel Tonight's Performance
by BWW News Desk on August 24, 2016

BroadwayWorld has just learned that CATS has canceled this evening's performance, August 24, due to a water main break in the area. A show representative has confirmed that the show is on track to con... (more...)
VIDEO: BLUE MAN GROUP Make Out Parties?  Fred Armisen Spills The Crazy Details VIDEO: BLUE MAN GROUP Make Out Parties? Fred Armisen Spills The Crazy Details
by Michael Dale on August 24, 2016

Before he started hitting the airwaves weekly as a cast member of NBC's Saturday Night Live, Fred Armisen was a young musician from Long Island who moved to Chicago to play percussion for the pun rock... (more...)
Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Discusses THE GOODBYE GIRL & PRETTYBELLE Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Discusses THE GOODBYE GIRL & PRETTYBELLE
by Behind the Curtain on August 24, 2016

Every week director Robert W Schneider and actor Kevin David Thomas pull back the curtain on neglected, forgotten, and under appreciated musicals, as well as bizarre performances, endearing television... (more...)
VIDEO: AVENUE Q Cast Featured In Music Video For Ledinsky's Controversial Donald Trump Song VIDEO: AVENUE Q Cast Featured In Music Video For Ledinsky's Controversial Donald Trump Song
by Michael Dale on August 24, 2016

With its attention-grabbing title, Swedish singer/songwriter Ledinsky's single 'Donald Trump Makes Me Wanna Smoke Crack' has been mounting up controversy and YouTube hits.... (more...)
   

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