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Joan Rivers Remains on Life Support; Family to Make Tough CallJoan Rivers Remains on Life Support; Family to Make Tough Call
Posted: Aug. 30, 2014


Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!
Posted: Aug. 26, 2014


BWW TV: Boggess, Iglehart, Cantone, Skinner, Murney & More Go Back In Time in NOT SINCE HIGH SCHOOL Concert!BWW TV: Boggess, Iglehart, Cantone, Skinner, Murney & More Go Back In Time in NOT SINCE HIGH SCHOOL Concert!
Posted: Aug. 25, 2014


GLEE's Lea Michele Joining AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAK SHOW?GLEE's Lea Michele Joining AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAK SHOW?
Posted: Aug. 27, 2014


STAGE TUBE: Watch the NEWSIES Cast Take Their FINAL Energetic Curtain Call!STAGE TUBE: Watch the NEWSIES Cast Take Their FINAL Energetic Curtain Call!
Posted: Aug. 24, 2014


UPDATE: Joan Rivers 'Resting Comfortably' After Surgery ScareUPDATE: Joan Rivers 'Resting Comfortably' After Surgery Scare
Posted: Aug. 28, 2014


Emmys 2014: Jessica Lange Wins 'Outstanding Lead Actress In A Miniseries Or A Movie'Emmys 2014: Jessica Lange Wins 'Outstanding Lead Actress In A Miniseries Or A Movie'
Posted: Aug. 25, 2014


SYTYCD Recap: Final Four Dazzle in Performance Finale; 8/27 Full Results!SYTYCD Recap: Final Four Dazzle in Performance Finale; 8/27 Full Results!
Posted: Aug. 27, 2014


New Production Photo Of Meryl Streep In INTO THE WOODSNew Production Photo Of Meryl Streep In INTO THE WOODS
Posted: Aug. 28, 2014


STAGE TUBE: Billy Crystal Honors Robin Williams at 2014 Emmy AwardsSTAGE TUBE: Billy Crystal Honors Robin Williams at 2014 Emmy Awards
Posted: Aug. 25, 2014


BWW Profile: THE NORMAL HEART from Tony-Winning Play to Emmy-Nominated FilmBWW Profile: THE NORMAL HEART from Tony-Winning Play to Emmy-Nominated Film
Posted: Aug. 25, 2014


STAGE TUBE: Watch New Music Video for Julian Velard's 'No One's Getting Married Tonight'STAGE TUBE: Watch New Music Video for Julian Velard's 'No One's Getting Married Tonight'
Posted: Aug. 27, 2014


Photo Flash: Artwork Revealed for Broadway's Reimagined SIDE SHOW!Photo Flash: Artwork Revealed for Broadway's Reimagined SIDE SHOW!
Posted: Aug. 25, 2014


The Bottom Line- Broadway Bids Farewell to NEWSIES!The Bottom Line- Broadway Bids Farewell to NEWSIES!
Posted: Aug. 24, 2014


STAGE TUBE: Kristin Chenoweth Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Following Hometown ConcertSTAGE TUBE: Kristin Chenoweth Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Following Hometown Concert
Posted: Aug. 24, 2014


Ryan Murphy On New GLEE Ending Planned As A Result Of Cory Monteith's DeathRyan Murphy On New GLEE Ending Planned As A Result Of Cory Monteith's Death
Posted: Aug. 28, 2014


Breaking: Matthew James Thomas Takes Over PIPPIN for Denver Tour LaunchBreaking: Matthew James Thomas Takes Over PIPPIN for Denver Tour Launch
Posted: Aug. 30, 2014


VIDEO: Ariana Grande Surprises Fans on TODAY SHOWVIDEO: Ariana Grande Surprises Fans on TODAY SHOW
Posted: Aug. 28, 2014


STAGE TUBE: Four Clips from the 50th Anniversary Edition of Rodgers & Hammerstein's CINDERELLA, Starring Lesley Ann Warren!STAGE TUBE: Four Clips from the 50th Anniversary Edition of Rodgers & Hammerstein's CINDERELLA, Starring Lesley Ann Warren!
Posted: Aug. 26, 2014


Billy Crystal Pays Tribute to Robin Williams at Tonight's 66th PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDSBilly Crystal Pays Tribute to Robin Williams at Tonight's 66th PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS
Posted: Aug. 25, 2014


Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Aug. 30Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Aug. 30
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(8/30/2014) - Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from Saturday, August 30, 2014.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/30/2014
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(8/30/2014) - BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 8/30/2014.


STAGE TUBE: HERE LIES LOVE Holds Filipino NightSTAGE TUBE: HERE LIES LOVE Holds Filipino Night
by Oliver Oliveros

(8/30/2014) - David Byrne and Fatboy Slim's immersive musical HERE LIES LOVE, which has returned to The Public Theatre (425 Lafayette St.), after enjoying four extended runs last year, recently staged a special performance for predominantly Filipino audiences--another special performance is set October, in celebration of Filipino American History Month.


Joan Rivers Remains on Life Support; Family to Make Tough CallJoan Rivers Remains on Life Support; Family to Make Tough Call
by BWW News Desk

(8/30/2014) - TMZ reports that comedian Joan Rivers is currently on life support. Sources close to the star say that her life is completely dependent on machines at the moment, and in a few days, her family will be faced with the decision of whether or not to keep her on the life support. The family is holding out hopes that she will make a recovery of some sort very soon.


Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, 8/30 - 50 SHADES is 'Too Darn Hot,' THE FANTASTICKS Stretches, and MorePhoto Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, 8/30 - 50 SHADES is 'Too Darn Hot,' THE FANTASTICKS Stretches, and More
by BWW News Desk

(8/30/2014) - It's Saturday, and that means it's time for BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup!


Jenna Leigh Green/Tim Realbuto Announce Songwriting Competition WinnerJenna Leigh Green/Tim Realbuto Announce Songwriting Competition Winner
by BWW News Desk (Cabaret)

(8/30/2014) - As previously announced, Tim Realbuto (The Emperor's Club) and Jenna Leigh Green (Wicked) have been picking a new song to sing each night during this Wunderkind tour. As an established writer with a musical of his own headed to Broadway, Realbuto has a passion for up and coming new voices to be heard.


NHCC Presents WHEN THE STARS TREMBLED IN RIO PUERCO, Sept '14-May '15NHCC Presents WHEN THE STARS TREMBLED IN RIO PUERCO, Sept '14-May '15
by BWW News Desk (Albuquerque)

(8/30/2014) - When the Stars Trembled in Rio Puerco, an oral history play which premiered earlier this year to sold-out audiences in Santa Fe, will kick off the National Hispanic Cultural Center's first-ever Latino Theatre Festival, Siembra in September 2014.


ENCORE Redux Presents SCHACHNER VS. SCHACHNER, 9/12-10/24ENCORE Redux Presents SCHACHNER VS. SCHACHNER, 9/12-10/24
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)

(8/30/2014) - Announcing the extension of The World Premiere of Schachner Vs. Schachner, a dark autobiographical comedy written and performed by Abby Schachner, Fridays at 8pm from September 12th through October 24th.


Patti Gallagher & Mark Almy Star in DYNAMIC DUO in Palm Desert 9/21Patti Gallagher & Mark Almy Star in DYNAMIC DUO in Palm Desert 9/21
by BWW News Desk (Costa Mesa)

(8/30/2014) - Local singers Patti Gallagher and Mark Almy will perform their new cabaret concert show, "Dynamic Duo" at the Arthur Newman Theater at the Joslyn Center in Palm on Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 2 PM. The show will include famous duets from memorable musicals in duet history by composers such as Stephen Sondheim, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Stephen Schwartz and more. Joining them will be acclaimed musical director Paul Cracchiolo on the baby grand.


Fully-Immersive Production of Chekhov's Three Sisters in Brooklyn, Sept. 4-28Fully-Immersive Production of Chekhov's Three Sisters in Brooklyn, Sept. 4-28
by BWW News Desk (Off-Off-Broadway)

(8/30/2014) - Highly Impractical Theatre will produce a fully immersive production of Chekhov's THREE SISTERS in a magnificent historic building in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn. The show runs Thursday, September 4 through Sunday, September 28.


Theatre Lawrence Presents LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, 9/19-10/05Theatre Lawrence Presents LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, 9/19-10/05
by BWW News Desk (Wichita)

(8/30/2014) - Little Shop of Horrors will open the new season at Theatre Lawrence, September 19-October 5! Winner of the best musical of 1983, this affectionate spoof of 1950's Sci-fi movies became one of Off Broadway's longest running shows. First seen as the 1960's black comedy by Roger Corman and screenplay by Charles Griffith, featuring Jack Nicholson, it then opened as the rock horror musical in 1982. The show combines the musical styles of 60's rock 'n' roll, do-wop and MoTown and includes several well known tunes such as Skid Row (Downtown), Somewhere That's Green, and Suddenly, Seymour.


MAN'S DOMINION Gets Extended Run in Encore! Redux Series, 9/13-10/05MAN'S DOMINION Gets Extended Run in Encore! Redux Series, 9/13-10/05
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)

(8/30/2014) - Fresh off sold-out runs at both the 2014 Hollywood Fringe Festival in June and the "ENCORE" Producers Award" Series in July, 'MAN'S DOMINION' has been extended for another eight performances, September 13-October 5 2014 as part of the "The ENCORE! Producers' Award" Redux series. MAN'S DOMINION is a history in ten characters done as a one-person show that examines the 1916 lynching in Erwin, TN, of Mary, the elephant and star attraction of the Sparks Family Shows, an itinerant circus that toured the American South and Southeast for years.


FATTY FATTY NO FRIENDS Dark Spoken Word Musical Extends to FringeNYC Encore Series, 9/10-18FATTY FATTY NO FRIENDS Dark Spoken Word Musical Extends to FringeNYC Encore Series, 9/10-18
by BWW News Desk (New York City)

(8/30/2014) - Mind The Art Entertainment - the award-winning company behind DIE: ROLL TO PROCEED, THE TIMING OF THE DAY, and STORY TIME WITH MR. BUTTERMEN - has announced the selection of their hit, spoken word musical, FATTY FATTY NO FRIENDS, as a participant in the 2014 New York International Fringe Festival's Encore Series, playing at The SoHo Playhouse, September 10th -18th, 2014.


Lindsay Lohan Shares SPEED-THE-PLOW Rehearsal PhotosLindsay Lohan Shares SPEED-THE-PLOW Rehearsal Photos
by Pat Cerasaro (UK / West End)

(8/30/2014) - Internationally recognized screen star and tabloid target Lindsay Lohan is set to make her West End debut next month in David Mamet's oft-revived drama SPEED-THE-PLOW and a new look at the actress striking some sexy poses while participating in a new photo shoot to promote the play are now available to view.


Breaking: Matthew James Thomas Takes Over PIPPIN for Denver Tour LaunchBreaking: Matthew James Thomas Takes Over PIPPIN for Denver Tour Launch
by BWW News Desk (NationalTours)

(8/30/2014) - Matthew James Thomas, who originated the role of PIPPIN in the current 2013 Tony Award winning revival, will perform the role of PIPPIN when the show launches its tour in Denver on September 6 and will play the entire Denver engagement. Kyle Selig will be taking a medical leave of absence for vocal rest from thePIPPIN tour. This all-new production of Roger O. Hirson and Stephen Schwartz's PIPPIN is directed by Tony Award winner Diane Paulus, features choreography by Tony Award nominee Chet Walker in the style of Bob Fosse and circus creation by Gypsy Snider of the Montreal-based circus company Les 7 doigts de la main (also known as 7 Fingers). PIPPIN plays The Buell Theatre September 6 through 20 only (Media Night: Sept.10). Tickets are on sale now at Denvercenter.org or by calling 303.893.4100.


BWW Reviews: EYE OF A NEEDLE, Southwark Playhouse, August 29 2014BWW Reviews: EYE OF A NEEDLE, Southwark Playhouse, August 29 2014
by Gary Naylor (UK Regional)

(8/30/2014) - Gary Naylor sees a new play set in the Kafkaesque world of the UK's Border Agency as a young idealist butts up against an old hand when a charismatic political activist shakes up the system.


Special Offers, Breaking News & More - Follow BWW on Twitter & Facebook!Special Offers, Breaking News & More - Follow BWW on Twitter & Facebook!
by BWW News Desk

(8/30/2014) - Are you one of the hundreds of thousands already following BroadwayWorld.com on Twitter and Facebook?


STAGE TUBE: Gateway Playhouse Presents THE ADDAMS FAMILYSTAGE TUBE: Gateway Playhouse Presents THE ADDAMS FAMILY
by BWW News Desk (Long Island)

(8/30/2014) - The Gateway Playhouse (215 South Country Rd, Bellport, NY 11713) presents THE ADDAMS FAMILY August 27-September 13. Starring Rachel de Benedet, David Engel, and more, THE ADDAMS FAMILY has music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, book by Rick Elice and Marshall Brickman, with direction/choreography by Keith Andrews.


Fort Wayne Civic Theatre Presents OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS, 9/12-28Fort Wayne Civic Theatre Presents OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS, 9/12-28
by BWW News Desk (South Bend)

(8/30/2014) - Fort Wayne Civic Theatre presents OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS, by Joe DiPietro September 12-28 at 8pm with Sunday matinees at 2pm (no Sunday evening shows). Performed at the Parkview Physicians Group ArtsLab Black Box (300 E. Main Street in Downtown Fort Wayne).


Phoenix Theatre Presents THE BRAIN FROM PLANET X, 9/11-21Phoenix Theatre Presents THE BRAIN FROM PLANET X, 9/11-21
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Perth)

(8/30/2014) - Phoenix Theatre has released a new still from their Australian musical premiere of '50s sci-fi movie spoof, THE BRAIN FROM PLANET X. Pictured here is Cody Fullbrook as 'the brain.'


Mad Cow Theatre Presents Wesley Slade in THE WHO'S TOMMY 10/03-11/02Mad Cow Theatre Presents Wesley Slade in THE WHO'S TOMMY 10/03-11/02
by BWW News Desk (Orlando)

(8/30/2014) - Mad Cow Theatre Presents, Wesley Slade in THE WHO'S TOMMY - October 3-November 2. Come on the Amazing Journey for this mind-expanding tale of the world's first Pinball Wizard-turned-Messiah. The Who's Tommy started out in 1969 as a double-album and was an instant hit with critics and fans. The rock opera then went on to spawn a film in 1975 and the Tony Award-winning Broadway version in 1992. The original album has sold over 20 million copies world-wide and was inducted to the Grammy Hall of fame in 1998.


The Trustus Theatre Presents VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE to Open 30th Season, 9/12-27The Trustus Theatre Presents VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE to Open 30th Season, 9/12-27
by BWW News Desk (South Carolina)

(8/30/2014) - Trustus Theatre begins their 30th Anniversary Season with Christopher Durang's laugh-out-loud comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. This show was one of the most successful comedies on Broadway last season, and now this Tony award-winning script finds a home on the Thigpen Main Stage this fall. Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike opens on Friday September 12th at 8:00pm, and runs through September 27, 2014.


Snowlion Repertory Theatre Presents MORAL AND POLITICAL LESSONS ON WYOMING, 11/14-23Snowlion Repertory Theatre Presents MORAL AND POLITICAL LESSONS ON WYOMING, 11/14-23
by BWW News Desk (Maine)

(8/30/2014) - Snowlion Repertory Theatre's fall production is utterly unique - searingly funny, disturbingly relevant, a show that turns political satire on its head as it celebrates the unquenchable spirit of theater. In Moral & Political Lessons on 'Wyoming,' playwright Vincent Sessa reveals a world in which repression and the desire for freedom are locked in a mortal battle for the souls of three young students, November 14-23 at Portland Stage Studio Theater.


Photo Flash: Elizabeth Streb and More Take Movement to the Extreme in BORN TO FLYPhoto Flash: Elizabeth Streb and More Take Movement to the Extreme in BORN TO FLY
by BWW News Desk (New York City)

(8/30/2014) - Directed by Catherine Gund and featuring Elizabeth Streb and the Streb Extreme Action Company, BORN TO FLY: ELIZABETH STREB VS. GRAVITY will celebrate its opening in New York City on September 10 at FilmForum, followed by its LA debut on September 26th at Laemmle NoHo, followed by a a roll-out in Philadelphia, Portland, OR, San Francisco, Santa Fe, Boston, Detroit and more.


Photo Flash: The Gateway Playhouse Presents THE ADDAMS FAMILYPhoto Flash: The Gateway Playhouse Presents THE ADDAMS FAMILY
by BWW News Desk (Long Island)

(8/30/2014) - The Gateway Playhouse (215 South Country Rd, Bellport, NY 11713) presents THE ADDAMS FAMILY August 27-September 13. Starring Rachel de Benedet, David Engel, and more, THE ADDAMS FAMILY has music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, book by Rick Elice and Marshall Brickman, with direction/choreography by Keith Andrews.


Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits - THE BOOK OF MORMONMeet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits - THE BOOK OF MORMON
by BWW Special Coverage

(8/30/2014) - A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. The craziness is almost upon us, but there is still plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's already occupied theaters . BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's THE BOOK OF MORMON below!


STAGE TUBE: Jessie Mueller and More Talk BEAUTIFUL, Give Backstage TourSTAGE TUBE: Jessie Mueller and More Talk BEAUTIFUL, Give Backstage Tour
by Stage Tube

(8/30/2014) - Pix11 recently visited the Stephen Sondheim Theatre to chat with some members of BEAUTIFUL- THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL. In this video, Tony Award-winner Jessie Mueller and Jake Epstein give tours of their dressing rooms, showing off costumes, fan gifts, and random treasures. Also, musical supervisor Jason Howland explains how a middle school crush led to his listening to Carole King for the first time.


STAGE TUBE: On This Day 8/30- THE LITTLE MERMAIDSTAGE TUBE: On This Day 8/30- THE LITTLE MERMAID
by Stage Tube

(8/30/2014) - Today in 2009, The Little Mermaid closed at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, where it ran for 685 performances. The Little Mermaid is based on the animated 1989 Disney film of the same name and the classic story of The Little Mermaid by Hans Christian Andersen. The musical's book is by Doug Wright, music by Alan Menken and lyrics by the late Howard Ashman (written for the film) and new lyrics by Glenn Slater. The original cast featured Sierra Boggess in the title role of Ariel, Sean Palmer as Prince Eric, Brian D'Addario and Trevor Braun alternate as Flounder, Norm Lewis as King Triton, Sherie Rene Scott as Ursula, Tituss Burgess as Sebastian, Tyler Maynard as Flotsam, Derrick Baskin as Jetsam, Jonathan Freeman as Grimsby, and John Treacy Egan as Chef Louis.


Spinal Surgeon Advises: 'Protect the Back Early in Life to Avoid Injury'Spinal Surgeon Advises: 'Protect the Back Early in Life to Avoid Injury'
by BWW News Desk (Fitness)

(8/30/2014) - CHICAGO, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Young athletes today often participate in sports year round and with increasingly competitive club and school sports, it has become common to choose one sport to specialize at a young age. While this specialization may seem like a competitive edge, new Northwestern Medicine research suggests that repetitive activity in just one sport, high impact or not, may not be a great idea for growing athletes.


Colorado Ballet Finishes Move into New Building in Denver's Art District on Santa FeColorado Ballet Finishes Move into New Building in Denver's Art District on Santa Fe
by BWW News Desk (Dance - Denver )

(8/30/2014) - Colorado Ballet announced today that it has completed the move into its new building at 1075 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO 80204. Construction on the 30,000 square foot building at the north end of Denver's Art District on Santa Fe was completed earlier this month.


Massage Envy Provides List to Determine 'What Massage is Right for You'Massage Envy Provides List to Determine 'What Massage is Right for You'
by BWW News Desk (Fitness)

(8/30/2014) - PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ For those who are searching for the type of massage that will best address their current physical condition, Massage Envy Spa experts in Charleston have created this custom guide to help its guests and members select the most suitable massage.


Ekhart Yoga Presents Its Yoga Month ChallengeEkhart Yoga Presents Its Yoga Month Challenge
by BWW News Desk (Fitness)

(8/30/2014) - September yoga month was created by the Yoga Health Foundation to raise awareness of yoga and its health benefits. To support this Ekhart Yoga is offering those interested a chance to join their 'Yoga Month Challenge'


BWW Reviews: Green Valley Theatre Company's THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZABWW Reviews: Green Valley Theatre Company's THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA
by Meg Masterson (Sacramento)

(8/30/2014) - The Light in the Piazza is a beautiful evening of theater, with a great story, lovely singing, and excellent acting. Get your tickets while you can-they're selling fast-and this show is one you'll want to see.


DICK'S Sporting Goods Opens New Store at Livonia Commons in Livonia, MI, 9/7DICK'S Sporting Goods Opens New Store at Livonia Commons in Livonia, MI, 9/7
by BWW News Desk (Fitness)

(8/30/2014) - PITTSBURGH, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S. based full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, invites Livonia to the Grand Re-Opening celebration of its relocated store at Livonia Commons (13501 Middlebelt Road). The store will open at 10 a.m. on Sunday, September 7 th.


Lauren Samuels and More To Sing At THE WRITERS' PLAYGROUND At The Union Theatre, September 7Lauren Samuels and More To Sing At THE WRITERS' PLAYGROUND At The Union Theatre, September 7
by BWW News Desk (UK / West End)

(8/30/2014) - The Fairground Theatre Company will present a cabaret of new musical theatre writing - The Writers' Playground - at the Union Theatre on Sunday September 7.


BWW's On This Day - August 30, 2014BWW's On This Day - August 30, 2014
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(8/30/2014) - Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 30 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events!


Photo Coverage: Daniel Boys In Cabaret!Photo Coverage: Daniel Boys In Cabaret!
by BWW News Desk (UK / West End)

(8/30/2014) - Daniel Boys wowed the Delfont Room with his cabaret - and welcomed special guests Lauren Samuels, Rebecca Lock and Lee Mead! Check out our sneaky snaps




 
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