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VIDEO: Kristen Bell Sings as Mary Poppins in New FUNNY OR DIE Parody!VIDEO: Kristen Bell Sings as Mary Poppins in New FUNNY OR DIE Parody!
Posted: Jul. 24, 2014


BWW Exclusive: OSU Music Alums, Teachers, Parents Sound Off on Marching Band Sex Scandal - Is Jon Waters a Scapegoat?BWW Exclusive: OSU Music Alums, Teachers, Parents Sound Off on Marching Band Sex Scandal - Is Jon Waters a Scapegoat?
Posted: Jul. 25, 2014


Photo Flash: First Look at Jeremy Jordan, Laura Michelle Kelly and More in Broadway-Bound FINDING NEVERLAND at A.R.T.Photo Flash: First Look at Jeremy Jordan, Laura Michelle Kelly and More in Broadway-Bound FINDING NEVERLAND at A.R.T.
Posted: Jul. 24, 2014


BWW Recap: Did SYTYCD's Top-16 Episode Feature the Show's Sexiest Routine Ever? Updated & with PicturesBWW Recap: Did SYTYCD's Top-16 Episode Feature the Show's Sexiest Routine Ever? Updated & with Pictures
Posted: Jul. 24, 2014


Lady Gaga Sings PAL JOEY In New Tony Bennett Duets Album Live TeaseLady Gaga Sings PAL JOEY In New Tony Bennett Duets Album Live Tease
Posted: Jul. 28, 2014


Just In From the Musicians Union: Met Opera General Manager Peter Gelb Threatens Lockout and Cancellation of SeasonJust In From the Musicians Union: Met Opera General Manager Peter Gelb Threatens Lockout and Cancellation of Season
Posted: Jul. 23, 2014


Sneak Peek Of Jeremy Jordan Onstage In FINDING NEVERLANDSneak Peek Of Jeremy Jordan Onstage In FINDING NEVERLAND
Posted: Jul. 23, 2014


Just In From the Musicians Union: Met Orchestra Musicians Blame Peter Gelb; Detail Plan to Save $20MJust In From the Musicians Union: Met Orchestra Musicians Blame Peter Gelb; Detail Plan to Save $20M
Posted: Jul. 25, 2014


VIDEO: Tony Winner Audra McDonald Sings Actual Yahoo Answers on FALLON!VIDEO: Tony Winner Audra McDonald Sings Actual Yahoo Answers on FALLON!
Posted: Jul. 24, 2014


Gary Barlow Previews FINDING NEVERLAND Title TuneGary Barlow Previews FINDING NEVERLAND Title Tune
Posted: Jul. 25, 2014


BWW TV: FORBIDDEN BROADWAY Spoofs LES MIZ, BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY & More at Barnes & Noble!BWW TV: FORBIDDEN BROADWAY Spoofs LES MIZ, BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY & More at Barnes & Noble!
Posted: Jul. 26, 2014


BWW TV Exclusive: BACKSTAGE WITH RICHARD RIDGE- Pippins of Past and Present, Kyle Dean Massey and John Rubinstein!BWW TV Exclusive: BACKSTAGE WITH RICHARD RIDGE- Pippins of Past and Present, Kyle Dean Massey and John Rubinstein!
Posted: Jul. 27, 2014


Tom Hiddleston's Shakespeare-Themed Jaguar Ad Banned In UKTom Hiddleston's Shakespeare-Themed Jaguar Ad Banned In UK
Posted: Jul. 23, 2014


MTC's Lisa McNulty Named New Producing Artistic Director of Women's Project TheaterMTC's Lisa McNulty Named New Producing Artistic Director of Women's Project Theater
Posted: Jul. 23, 2014


VIDEO: First Look & Listen - Deborah Cox Lends Voice in WHITNEY HOUSTON BiopicVIDEO: First Look & Listen - Deborah Cox Lends Voice in WHITNEY HOUSTON Biopic
Posted: Jul. 23, 2014


He's Coming Home! Constantine Maroulis Will Return to His Tony-Nominated Role in ROCK OF AGESHe's Coming Home! Constantine Maroulis Will Return to His Tony-Nominated Role in ROCK OF AGES
Posted: Jul. 23, 2014


SPIDER-MAN's Natalie Mendoza to Star in HERE LIES LOVE in London!SPIDER-MAN's Natalie Mendoza to Star in HERE LIES LOVE in London!
Posted: Jul. 24, 2014


BWW Recap: Broadway's Patti Murin Breaks Down Finale of First 'Real' Season of THE BACHELORETTEBWW Recap: Broadway's Patti Murin Breaks Down Finale of First 'Real' Season of THE BACHELORETTE
Posted: Jul. 29, 2014


BWW TV: Meet CINDERELLA's New Leads! Paige Faure, Nancy Opel & More Perform in Bryant Park!BWW TV: Meet CINDERELLA's New Leads! Paige Faure, Nancy Opel & More Perform in Bryant Park!
Posted: Jul. 26, 2014


Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Jul. 29Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Jul. 29
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(7/29/2014) - Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from Tuesday, July 29, 2014.


Balagan Theatre Welcomes Danielle Franich as New Executive DirectorBalagan Theatre Welcomes Danielle Franich as New Executive Director
by BWW News Desk (Seattle)

(7/29/2014) - The Board and staff of Balagan Theatre announce the appointment of new Executive Director Danielle Franich, effective July 21, 2014.


BWW Review: TOMMY Puts the Pinball Wizard in a Spectacular WonderlandBWW Review: TOMMY Puts the Pinball Wizard in a Spectacular Wonderland
by Jeff Davis (Austin)

(7/29/2014) - Genius is not a term to throw around lightly. Genius suggests distinctiveness and even superiority. Geniuses are people that are seldom matched in their field. It's a level that most of us strive to reach but never achieve. Yet for director Dave Steakley, it's a well-deserved moniker. With his current production of Tommy, now playing at the Zach Theatre, Steakley pairs The Who's beloved rock-opera with the imaginative world of Alice in Wonderland. The result is a theatrical event that is impossible to forget.


BWW Review: Summer Youth Go Back to HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL, JRBWW Review: Summer Youth Go Back to HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL, JR
by Teresa Rodrick (Boise)

(7/29/2014) - This year is special because an alum of the program is also, the current director. Whitney Ulman has directed a fun show. HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL Jr. is a very upbeat show and you can tell the youths in the show were having fun.


BWW Review: ENCHANTED APRIL is Enchanting in JulyBWW Review: ENCHANTED APRIL is Enchanting in July
by Maggie Yates (Santa Barbara)

(7/29/2014) - To those who enjoy wisteria and sunshine, Enchanted April at the Circle Bar B ranch is a welcome reprieve from cynicism; a bucolic, unpretentious theatrical experience.


BWW Review: OMG You Guys, LEGALLY BLONDE Is Playing at Ephrata Pertorming Arts Center!BWW Review: OMG You Guys, LEGALLY BLONDE Is Playing at Ephrata Pertorming Arts Center!
by Marakay Rogers (Central Pennsylvania)

(7/29/2014) - OMG, like, Elle Woods is back, and she's turning Ephrata pink!


ImprovBoston Announces Two New Comedy School ScholarshipsImprovBoston Announces Two New Comedy School Scholarships
by BWW News Desk (Comedy - Boston)

(7/29/2014) - ImprovBoston expands their scholarship base to provide opportunities for individuals representing minority groups to learn the art of improvisational comedy. Scholarship recipients will have the opportunity to explore the power of comedy through eight-week class sessions offered at ImprovBoston's nationally-acclaimed Comedy School. The ImprovBoston Outreach Scholarship will be awarded to an individual identifying with a cultural/racial minority who has a passion to learn improvisational comedy.


ComedySportz Match, Mash Up and More Run This Week at CSz Houston, Now thru 8/2ComedySportz Match, Mash Up and More Run This Week at CSz Houston, Now thru 8/2
by BWW News Desk (Comedy - Houston)

(7/29/2014) - Here's what we've got going on this week at CSz Houston...


The Dreamstalks to Host Debut Album Fundraiser at Rockwood Music Hall, 8/9The Dreamstalks to Host Debut Album Fundraiser at Rockwood Music Hall, 8/9
by BWW News Desk (Comedy - Los Angeles)

(7/29/2014) - The Dreamstalks, an Astoria-based comedic musical group, are incredibly proud and excited to announce their debut album fundraiser. The event will take place at 9pm at Rockwood Music Hall - Stage 3 (185 Orchard Street) in Manhattan.


POTENTIAL BOYFRIENDS, IMPROVISED SONDHEIM and More Set for MCL Chicago's Aug 2014 LineupPOTENTIAL BOYFRIENDS, IMPROVISED SONDHEIM and More Set for MCL Chicago's Aug 2014 Lineup
by BWW News Desk (Comedy - Chicago)

(7/29/2014) - MCL Chicago and Executive Director Aaron Shapiro are proud to announce their August schedule.


FLYING TORTILLAS, JOHNMAN, JACK WISE and More Added to Scotiabank BuskerFest 2014 LineupFLYING TORTILLAS, JOHNMAN, JACK WISE and More Added to Scotiabank BuskerFest 2014 Lineup
by BWW News Desk (Toronto)

(7/29/2014) - Toronto's Downtown Yonge Neighbourhood will welcome even more amazing entertainment - and a healthy dose of silliness - as Epilepsy Toronto, in partnership with the Downtown Yonge BIA, announces more new and returning acts at its signature fundraising event, Scotiabank BuskerFest. The 15th edition of Toronto's international street performers festival runs Thursday, August 21 to Sunday, August 24 throughout the Yonge Street corridor, from Queen to College Streets (which will be closed to traffic) and surrounding areas (including Trinity Square Park, Yonge-Dundas Square and Gould Street).


King Center Adds 2nd Performance of HOTEL CALIFORNIA, 10/19King Center Adds 2nd Performance of HOTEL CALIFORNIA, 10/19
by BWW News Desk (Music - Miami)

(7/29/2014) - King Center and Brevard Music Group announce a second concert in their Studio Theatre series for HOTEL CALIFORNIA A SALUTE TO THE EAGLES on Sunday, October 19 at 3pm.


ALL THE WAY's Christopher Gurr to Direct Staged Reading of BALLADEERS PLAY TO THE MOON at Joe's Pub, 8/4ALL THE WAY's Christopher Gurr to Direct Staged Reading of BALLADEERS PLAY TO THE MOON at Joe's Pub, 8/4
by BWW News Desk

(7/29/2014) - Christopher Gurr from ALL THE WAY will direct a staged reading of a new play with music, BALLADEERS PLAY TO THE MOON, at Joe's Pub for one night only, August 4, 2014 at 9:30 p.m.


Enlightened Theatrics to Present Disney's HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: ON STAGE, 8/7-17Enlightened Theatrics to Present Disney's HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: ON STAGE, 8/7-17
by BWW News Desk (Portland)

(7/29/2014) - Enlightened Theatrics, Salem's newest professional musical theater company, presents Disney's hit musical, Disney's High School Musical: On Stage. Performances will be held at the Historic Grand Theatre, August 7-10 & 14-17.


STEPHEN WARD's Alex Parker and More to Celebrate Marvin Hamlisch With Concert at the St. James, Aug 24STEPHEN WARD's Alex Parker and More to Celebrate Marvin Hamlisch With Concert at the St. James, Aug 24
by BWW News Desk (UK / West End)

(7/29/2014) - Alex Parker (Putting It Together, Stephen Ward, The Pajama Game) brings a concert of the music of the Oscar, Tony, Grammy, Emmy and Pulitzer prize-winning composer Marvin Hamlisch to the St James Theatre for two performances only, Sunday, 24 August at 3.30pm and 7pm in 'HAMLISCH: The Music Of The Legendary Marvin Hamlisch'.


NoHo ACE to Premiere SCARY MUSICAL THE MUSICAL, 9/12-11/9NoHo ACE to Premiere SCARY MUSICAL THE MUSICAL, 9/12-11/9
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)

(7/29/2014) - Lexikat Artists and MB Artists in association with the multi-award-winning NoHo Arts Center Ensemble (NoHo ACE) are thrilled to present a world premiere musical, SCARY MUSICAL The Musical, book by Richard Hochberg, music and lyrics by Richard Hochberg and Michael Paternostro, musical direction by Brent Crayon, orchestrations by Kenny Seymour and directed and choreographed by James J. Mellon. SCARY MUSICAL The Musical will begin previews on Friday, September 12 at 8pm; will open on Friday, September 19 at 8pm and run for eight weeks through Sunday, November 9, 2014 at the NoHo Arts Center, 11136 Magnolia Blvd. (at Lankershim) in North Hollywood.


Catarina Carvalho, Nina Kov to Host Vuong 10 Summer Workshop at Deptford Lounge, Aug 13-15Catarina Carvalho, Nina Kov to Host Vuong 10 Summer Workshop at Deptford Lounge, Aug 13-15
by BWW News Desk (UK Regional)

(7/29/2014) - Choreographers Catarina Carvalho (Wayne McGregor | Random Dance) and Nina Kov (Place Prize 2012) have been working together on a new duet piece called Vuong 10 (to be premiered in December) along with a collective of talented artists including Michael-John Harper (Wayne McGregor | Random Dance) plus the composing duo Leafcutter John (Polar Bear) and Max Baillie (Aurora Orchestra).


OLIVES AND BLOOD, CLOUD 9 and More Set for CRT's 2014-15 SeasonOLIVES AND BLOOD, CLOUD 9 and More Set for CRT's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk (Connecticut)

(7/29/2014) - The Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) announces its 2014-15 Season, filled with classic comedies and challenging, engaging new work. The 2014-15 Season is full of characters in search of their identity. Their journeys explore the dramatic moments and decisions that allow for self-discovery.


Photo Flash: Ophira Eisenberg and More Perform at July's NO NAME Comedy / Variety ShowPhoto Flash: Ophira Eisenberg and More Perform at July's NO NAME Comedy / Variety Show
by BWW News Desk (New York City)

(7/29/2014) - 'No Name' Comedy / Variety Show brought their multicultural mix of music and comedy to the Williamsburg Music Center (WMC) on Friday, July 25, 2014. Scroll down for photos!


Four Word Productions' BETWEEN to Play the King's Head Theatre This FallFour Word Productions' BETWEEN to Play the King's Head Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk (UK Regional)

(7/29/2014) - Four Word Productions in association with the King's Head Theatre present the London premiere of BETWEEN by Oskar Brown at the King's Head Theatre, Islington, this September.


PARIS BROADWAY INTERNATIONAL Live in Buenos Aires, 5 y 12 de AgostoPARIS BROADWAY INTERNATIONAL Live in Buenos Aires, 5 y 12 de Agosto
by BWW News Desk (Argentina)

(7/29/2014) - Llega a Buenos Aires Paris-Broadway International, un espectaculo de teatro musical creado en Francia que teje un lazo entre las dos ciudades que nunca duermen, Paris y New York.


APPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR, THE TRIP TO ITALY and More Set for Rooftop Films This WeekAPPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR, THE TRIP TO ITALY and More Set for Rooftop Films This Week
by Movies News Desk (New York City)

(7/29/2014) - This week at Rooftop Films might be more fun than you're used to. I suggest you consult a physician if you're at risk of laughing too much. There's just that much fun ahead.


Jim Speake to Celebrate Cy Coleman in I'M A BRASS BAND at The Duplex, 10/11 & 10/19Jim Speake to Celebrate Cy Coleman in I'M A BRASS BAND at The Duplex, 10/11 & 10/19
by BWW News Desk (Cabaret)

(7/29/2014) - MAC nominee Jim Speake brings back his acclaimed show celebrating the music of Broadway composer Cy Coleman for two more performances. 'I'm A Brass Band, Jim Speake Sings Cy Coleman at the Duplex' will play Saturday 11 October at 4:30pm and Sunday 19 October at 4:30pm. The show is in the Cabaret Room of The Duplex, 61 Christopher Street at 7th Ave. NY, NY 10014.


GENDEROSITY, CURRENT SESSIONS and More to Play The Wild Project, Now thru Aug 2014GENDEROSITY, CURRENT SESSIONS and More to Play The Wild Project, Now thru Aug 2014
by BWW News Desk (Off-Off-Broadway)

(7/29/2014) - The Wild Project has announced its current and upcoming shows through August 2014. Details below!


INTO THE WOODS Movie Trailer To Be Released This Week?INTO THE WOODS Movie Trailer To Be Released This Week?
by Pat Cerasaro

(7/29/2014) - Eager fans awaiting Disney's hotly anticipated big screen adaptation of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's fairy tale-themed musical INTO THE WOODS may find some salvation later this week if new reports are correct that a teaser trailer is on its way.


Photo Flash: First Look at CABARET at Franklin TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at CABARET at Franklin Theatre
by BWW News Desk (Nashville)

(7/29/2014) - CABARET comes to the Franklin Theatre this Saturday at 7pm and Sunday at 5:00pm. Directed by Sondra Morton, CABARET features Musical Direction by Jamey Green and Choreography by Lauri Gregoire. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!


Ariana Grande Tops iTunes Yet Again With New Trio Single, 'Bang Bang'Ariana Grande Tops iTunes Yet Again With New Trio Single, 'Bang Bang'
by Pat Cerasaro

(7/29/2014) - Broadway star and breakout music performer Ariana Grande released a trio single titled 'Bang Bang' alongside Jessie J and Nicki Minaj from her hotly anticipated solo album MY EVERYTHING earlier this week and the song is already #1 on the iTunes charts.


EN AVANT! AN EVENING WITH TENNESSEE WILLIAMS to Return to Stage 72 at The Triad, 8/12EN AVANT! AN EVENING WITH TENNESSEE WILLIAMS to Return to Stage 72 at The Triad, 8/12
by BWW News Desk (New York City)

(7/29/2014) - 'En Avant! An Evening with Tennessee Williams,' written and performed by Mr. William Shuman, returns to Stage 72 at the Triad Theater for an August and September run.


BWW TV Exclusive: CHEWING THE SCENERY- Randy Rainbow Lip Syncs Excerpts from Patti LuPone's Autobiography Again!BWW TV Exclusive: CHEWING THE SCENERY- Randy Rainbow Lip Syncs Excerpts from Patti LuPone's Autobiography Again!
by Randy Rainbow

(7/29/2014) - It's time for the newest episode of BWW's exclusive TV series - CHEWING THE SCENERY WITH Randy Rainbow! This week, Randy lip syncs Patti LuPone's autobiography... again. Her reflections on this occasion feature the drama involved with her, Glenn Close, and the casting of Sunset Boulevard.


EVIL DEAD, POTTED POTTER, CANNIBAL! and More Set for Starvox's 10th Anniversary SeasonEVIL DEAD, POTTED POTTER, CANNIBAL! and More Set for Starvox's 10th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk (Toronto)

(7/29/2014) - Starvox Entertainment has been wowing audiences for years, bringing the best in entertainment to Toronto and stages around the world. Celebrating ten years in the biz, the company today announced a packed calendar of productions and events, including smash hits, fan favourites and a new partnership with the Randolph Theatre. Get ready for flesh eaters, hot flashes, magic and, of course, a little song and dance.


BPA to Present DOKTOR KABOOM! LIVE WIRE! THE ELECTRICITY TOUR, 8/28BPA to Present DOKTOR KABOOM! LIVE WIRE! THE ELECTRICITY TOUR, 8/28
by BWW News Desk (Comedy - Seattle)

(7/29/2014) - Bainbridge Performing Arts (BPA) presents Doktor Kaboom! LIVE WIRE! The Electricity Tour for one night only on Thursday, August 28 at 7:00 p.m. Seattle's own, Doktor Kaboom, is creating a brand new show to premier at the Kennedy Center this fall. Join us for this exclusive preview performance!


RUPERT Heads to Sydney's Theatre Royal from November; Show Transfers to the West End in 2015RUPERT Heads to Sydney's Theatre Royal from November; Show Transfers to the West End in 2015
by BWW News Desk (UK / West End)

(7/29/2014) - On Thursday 29 August 2013 the Melbourne Theatre Company presented the World Premiere of Rupert, David Williamson's take on the greatest media mogul of all time, which enjoyed a sell-out season and critical acclaim. The production then had its USA premiere at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, where it received standing ovations.




 
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