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Breaking News: Broadway Legend Elaine Stritch Dies at 89Breaking News: Broadway Legend Elaine Stritch Dies at 89
Posted: Jul. 17, 2014


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


Rosie, Liza, Audra, Bernadette & More Remember Broadway Legend Elaine Stritch; All of Thursday's ReactionsRosie, Liza, Audra, Bernadette & More Remember Broadway Legend Elaine Stritch; All of Thursday's Reactions
Posted: Jul. 17, 2014


VIDEO: Watch Full Music Video of Disney Stars Performing FROZEN's 'Do You Want to Build a Snowman?'VIDEO: Watch Full Music Video of Disney Stars Performing FROZEN's 'Do You Want to Build a Snowman?'
Posted: Jul. 21, 2014


Fall PBS Specials Announced - Kristin Chenoweth, PORGY & BESS, SWEENEY TODD, Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett, CATS & More!Fall PBS Specials Announced - Kristin Chenoweth, PORGY & BESS, SWEENEY TODD, Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett, CATS & More!
Posted: Jul. 22, 2014


BWW Flashback: THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN, Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Ends Broadway RunBWW Flashback: THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN, Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Ends Broadway Run
Posted: Jul. 20, 2014


FLASH FRIDAY: Hats Off! An Elaine Stritch MemorialFLASH FRIDAY: Hats Off! An Elaine Stritch Memorial
Posted: Jul. 18, 2014


VIDEO: Disney Channel Stars Perform FROZEN's 'Do You Want to Build a Snowman?'VIDEO: Disney Channel Stars Perform FROZEN's 'Do You Want to Build a Snowman?'
Posted: Jul. 17, 2014


John Kander, Bill T. Jones, BAM & More to Receive 2013 National Medals of ArtsJohn Kander, Bill T. Jones, BAM & More to Receive 2013 National Medals of Arts
Posted: Jul. 22, 2014


First Look At Andrew Rannells In HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCHFirst Look At Andrew Rannells In HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH
Posted: Jul. 18, 2014


Jeremy Jordan and Anna Kendrick-Led THE LAST FIVE YEARS Movie to Be Featured at Toronto International Film Festival in September!Jeremy Jordan and Anna Kendrick-Led THE LAST FIVE YEARS Movie to Be Featured at Toronto International Film Festival in September!
Posted: Jul. 22, 2014


VIDEO: First Look - Neil Patrick Harris Stars in New Campaign for Heineken LightVIDEO: First Look - Neil Patrick Harris Stars in New Campaign for Heineken Light
Posted: Jul. 19, 2014


Andrew Lloyd Webber Comments On Considering Committing Suicide Post-SurgeryAndrew Lloyd Webber Comments On Considering Committing Suicide Post-Surgery
Posted: Jul. 19, 2014


Shailene Woodley, Lea Michele, Jason Derulo Among Nominees for 2014 TEEN CHOICE AWARDS; Full List Announced!Shailene Woodley, Lea Michele, Jason Derulo Among Nominees for 2014 TEEN CHOICE AWARDS; Full List Announced!
Posted: Jul. 18, 2014


Neil Patrick Harris Offered Role On AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAK SHOWNeil Patrick Harris Offered Role On AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAK SHOW
Posted: Jul. 20, 2014


BWW TV Exclusive: BREAKING DOWN THE RIFFS w/ Natalie Weiss- Scoop Me Gently with a ChainsawBWW TV Exclusive: BREAKING DOWN THE RIFFS w/ Natalie Weiss- Scoop Me Gently with a Chainsaw
Posted: Jul. 18, 2014


BWW TV: 'The Heat is On!' Check Out New HD Highlights from the West End Revival of MISS SAIGONBWW TV: 'The Heat is On!' Check Out New HD Highlights from the West End Revival of MISS SAIGON
Posted: Jul. 17, 2014


Michelle Williams Extends Run in Broadway's CABARETMichelle Williams Extends Run in Broadway's CABARET
Posted: Jul. 21, 2014


Photo Flash: ONCE Celebrates Hollywood Opening With Stuart Ward, Dani de Wall, Steve Kazee and MorePhoto Flash: ONCE Celebrates Hollywood Opening With Stuart Ward, Dani de Wall, Steve Kazee and More
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)

(7/24/2014) - On Thursday, July 17th, the Tony Award winning musical ONCE celebrated its L.A. Premiere in true Hollywood fashion with a beautiful after party at Bardot Hollywood. This event was sponsored by FOX Searchlight Pictures and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment in celebration of Searchlight's 20th anniversary and the Blu-rayTM release of the 2007 Academy Award winning film. Scroll down for photos from the festivities!


Win a Neon by Artist Tracey Emin and Support The Old Vic Theatre Trust; Raffle Closes July 31Win a Neon by Artist Tracey Emin and Support The Old Vic Theatre Trust; Raffle Closes July 31
by BWW News Desk (UK Regional)

(7/24/2014) - Tracey Emin has donated one of her neons, valued between 50,000 and 70,000, to raise funds for The Old Vic Theatre Trust.


Executive Director Lou Moore Departs Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing ArtsExecutive Director Lou Moore Departs Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)

(7/24/2014) - The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts' Chairman of the Board of Directors, Jerry Magnin, announced today the departure of Executive Director Lou Moore. "Lou has been instrumental in seeing The Wallis through its evolution into a world-class performing arts center," said Magnin. "We applaud her dedication and wish her much success with her future plans."


AUDIO: Idina Menzel Talks 'Liz' and 'Beth', Performs Tunes from IF/THEN in the StudioAUDIO: Idina Menzel Talks 'Liz' and 'Beth', Performs Tunes from IF/THEN in the Studio
by BWW News Desk

(7/24/2014) - Idina Menzel stopped by WNYC's Soundcheck to talk about playing 'Liz' and 'Beth' in the new musical IF/THEN, then performed selections from the show alongside composer Tom Kitt in the studio. Listen to the interview and performance below!


BROADWAY BARRE to Welcome National Touring Cast of WE WILL ROCK YOU at Rockwell Table & Stage, 7/28BROADWAY BARRE to Welcome National Touring Cast of WE WILL ROCK YOU at Rockwell Table & Stage, 7/28
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)

(7/24/2014) - Broadway Barre, a monthly musical-theatre themed event hosted by Kate Pazakis, continues July 28th at 8 PM. This month's special guest: The National Touring cast of WE WILL ROCK YOU.


Rose Theater Educator Sue Gillespie Booton Honored at FREDDIE G BROADWAY EXPERIENCE in NYCRose Theater Educator Sue Gillespie Booton Honored at FREDDIE G BROADWAY EXPERIENCE in NYC
by BWW News Desk (Omaha)

(7/24/2014) - Sue Gillespie Booton of Omaha's Rose Theater was one of eight outstanding educators from schools and performing arts centers around the country selected to work one-on-one with Broadway greats at the 5th Annual FREDDIE G BROADWAY EXPERIENCE which just wrapped in New York City. The event was underwritten by Myrna and Freddie ('G') Gershon, Chairman and CEO of leading theatrical licensor Music Theatre International (MTI).


Screenwriter Dean Ward Partners with Choreographer Michael Rooney on 'Freed Unit' Movie MusicalScreenwriter Dean Ward Partners with Choreographer Michael Rooney on 'Freed Unit' Movie Musical
by Movies News Desk (Los Angeles)

(7/24/2014) - Screenwriter Dean Ward (currently a writer on Chelsea Handler's latenight talk show 'Chelsea Lately') idolized Gene Kelly as a kid and even learned to tap dance, eventually taking lessons from legendary hoofers including Gregory Hines, Savion Glover and Charles 'Honi' Coles. Now he is teaming with choreographer Michael Rooney ('500 Days of Summer,' 'The Muppets') to produce an original film musical in the style and tradition of MGM's legendary Freed Unit, named for unparalleled movie musical producer Arthur Freed ('Singin' In The Rain,' 'The Bandwagon,' 'An American In Paris'). Coincidentally, and very appropriately, Michael Rooney is the son of Freed Unit icon Mickey Rooney.


Photo Flash: PTP/NYC Celebrates 28th Season Openers GERTRUDE - THE CRY and PENTECOSTPhoto Flash: PTP/NYC Celebrates 28th Season Openers GERTRUDE - THE CRY and PENTECOST
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(7/24/2014) - PTP/NYC kicked off its 28th anniversary season at The Atlantic Stage 2 on July 16 at The Maritime Hotel in NYC. This season's Off-Broadway line-up includes the U.S. Premiere of Howard Barker's Gertrude - The Cry, directed by PTP's Co-Artistic Director Richard Romagnoli, and a revival of David Edgar's Pentecost, directed by PTP's Co-Artistic Director Cheryl Faraone. Scroll down for photos from the festivities!


Photo Flash: First Look at Howie Michael Smith, Robert Cuccioli and More in MY LIFE IS A MUSICAL at Bay Street TheaterPhoto Flash: First Look at Howie Michael Smith, Robert Cuccioli and More in MY LIFE IS A MUSICAL at Bay Street Theater
by BWW News Desk

(7/24/2014) - Bay Street Theater presents the World Premiere of MY LIFE IS A MUSICAL (July 29-August 31). This musical comedy book, music and lyrics by Adam Overett, is directed and choreographed by Marlo Hunter. Presented in association with Martin Platt, David Elliott, Cheryl Wiesenfeld, Joan Raffe & Jhett Tolentino, and Patrick Blake, with additional support from the Joseph Stein Fund for new musicals and Adriane and Jerry Cohen. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!


Original 'Billy' Liam Mower to Return for BILLY ELLIOT LIVE This FallOriginal 'Billy' Liam Mower to Return for BILLY ELLIOT LIVE This Fall
by BWW News Desk (UK / West End)

(7/24/2014) - According to the Daily Mail, the original Billy Elliot -- Liam Mower -- is returning to the musical for one night only as part of its BILLY ELLIOT LIVE special performance on September 28. The event will be broadcast in UK cinemas, live from the Victoria Palace Theatre. Mower, now 22, will play the grown-up Billy in the musical's fantasy sequence featuring young Billy dancing with his older self.


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!
by BWW News Desk (UK / West End)

(7/24/2014) - The Daily Mail reports that Natalie Mendoza, who played 'Arachne' in Broadway's SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK during its long preview period, will step into the role of 'Imelda Marcos' in HERE LIES LOVE when it comes to London this fall at the National's Dorfman Theatre.


BWW Reviews: Oh, What a Beautiful Evening!  OKLAHOMA Wows Austin AudiencesBWW Reviews: Oh, What a Beautiful Evening! OKLAHOMA Wows Austin Audiences
by Jeff Davis (Austin)

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Apollo's Fire Announces 2014-15 Season, Which Includes THE MONTEVERDI VESPERS OF 1610, Handel's MESSIAH and MoreApollo's Fire Announces 2014-15 Season, Which Includes THE MONTEVERDI VESPERS OF 1610, Handel's MESSIAH and More
by BWW News Desk (Classical - Cleveland)

(7/24/2014) - Apollo's Fire, the Cleveland Baroque Orchestra, proudly announces its 23rd season under Music Director Jeannette Sorrell. Recently praised for its "European stylishness combined with 'can-do' American entrepreneurism" (THE TELEGRAPH, LONDON), and described as "American bohemian chicexuberantflamboyant and fun." (THE BIRMINGHAM POST, U.K.), Apollo's Fire plays to sold-out houses around the world - from London and Madrid to New York, Boston, Toronto and Los Angeles. The ensemble strives to revive the true spirit of baroque performances-not only with period instruments, but with the emotional impact the music was intended to convey. In addition to being in high demand for international touring, Apollo's Fire also enjoys one of the largest baroque subscription audiences in the nation, and its subscription programs in Northeast Ohio have repeatedly been chosen by GRAMOPHONE and BBC MAGAZINE as among the "Top 20 Concerts in North America."


Twitter Watch: Sierra Boggess Flashes Back- 'This was my room COVERED in Barbra Streisandů'Twitter Watch: Sierra Boggess Flashes Back- 'This was my room COVERED in Barbra Streisandů'
by BWW Staff

(7/24/2014) - On Twitter Watch, Sierra Boggess wrote ' You are welcome. You are SO welcome. Throw back Thursday. This was my room COVERED in Barbra Streisand '


Alina Pogostkina Replaces Hilary Hahn in August Performance with the LA Phil at The Hollywood BowlAlina Pogostkina Replaces Hilary Hahn in August Performance with the LA Phil at The Hollywood Bowl
by BWW News Desk (Classical - Los Angeles)

(7/24/2014) - Violinist Alina Pogostkina has been confirmed to replace Hilary Hahn in her performance with the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl, Thursday, August 7, at 8 pm. Following medical advice Hahn very much regrets that she must withdraw from her professional engagements for the next six weeks due to an inflamed muscle. She looks forward to resuming her concert schedule in September.


Photo Flash: N'Kenge Joins Indianapolis Symphony for 'CLASSIC FM' ConcertPhoto Flash: N'Kenge Joins Indianapolis Symphony for 'CLASSIC FM' Concert
by BWW News Desk

(7/24/2014) - N'Kenge (Motown: The Musical, Sondheim on Sondheim), reunited with Pops Conductor Jack Everly to perform as a soloist with the Indianapolis Symphony in a new concert CLASSIC FM: RADIO HITS FROM THE DECADES. Below, BroadwayWorld has exclusive photos from opening night!


BWW Reviews: JERSEY BOYS is Sensational!BWW Reviews: JERSEY BOYS is Sensational!
by Herbert Paine (Tempe)

(7/24/2014) - Jersey Boys is far more than a jukebox musical. It is deeper and richer in story line, texture, and technique than most~ a tale of invention, of the creative work-in-progress, the sometimes perilous and sometimes glorious alchemy that, in the case of four young men from the gritty streets of Newark, transforms them into one of America's iconic rock and pop groups. And their story is brilliantly conveyed in perfect harmony by Hayden Milanes (whose tenor falsetto is spot-on Valli), Nicolas Dromard, Quinn VanAntwerp, and Adam Zelasko.


Photo Flash: First Look at John Lithgow, Annette Bening & More in Public Theater's KING LEAR in the Park!Photo Flash: First Look at John Lithgow, Annette Bening & More in Public Theater's KING LEAR in the Park!
by BWW News Desk

(7/24/2014) - The Public Theater presents King Lear, the second show of The Public's free Shakespeare in the Park season at the Delacorte. Featuring John Lithgow as Lear, this enduring tragedy is currently in previews and runs through Sunday, August 17, with an official press opening on Tuesday, August 5. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast in action below!


Emmy Winner Wayne Brady to Star Opposite Merle Dandridge in KISS ME, KATE at Pasadena PlayhouseEmmy Winner Wayne Brady to Star Opposite Merle Dandridge in KISS ME, KATE at Pasadena Playhouse
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)

(7/24/2014) - The Pasadena Playhouse announced today that Wayne Brady will star as Fred/Petruchio in the Cole Porter Broadway musical KISS ME, KATE. The multi-Emmy Award winning Brady will head a cast of 17. Epps will direct the 2014-2015 Season opener, which will run from September 16- October 12, 2014 with the official press opening on September 21. The production also stars Merle Dandridge (Broadway's Spamalot and Tarzan) as Lily/Kate.


Photo Flash: Tune-In Tomorrow to Watch ALADDIN's James Monroe Iglehart on THE VIEW!Photo Flash: Tune-In Tomorrow to Watch ALADDIN's James Monroe Iglehart on THE VIEW!
by BWW News Desk

(7/24/2014) - James Monroe Iglehart, 2014 Tony Award winner for his performance as Genie in Disney's Aladdin, will co-host ABC's Emmy Award-winning talk show 'The View' tomorrow, Friday, July 25, 2014. "The View" is broadcast live weekdays from New York City from 11:00am - 12:00pm ET. Check out a photo preview from his appearance below!


Photo Flash: First Look at Georgina Haig as FROZEN's 'Elsa' on ONCE UPON A TIME!Photo Flash: First Look at Georgina Haig as FROZEN's 'Elsa' on ONCE UPON A TIME!
by BWW News Desk

(7/24/2014) - TIME has just published the first official photo of Georgina Haig as FROZEN's Queen Elsa on ABC's Once Upon a Time - check it out below!


Jake Lacy Joins Bryce Pinkham as Co-Host of Next Week's BROADWAY SINGS ITS HEART OUTJake Lacy Joins Bryce Pinkham as Co-Host of Next Week's BROADWAY SINGS ITS HEART OUT
by BWW News Desk

(7/24/2014) - It was announced today that Jake Lacy will join the Tony-nominated co-star of A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, Bryce Pinkham, as co-host of Broadway Sings Its Heart Out. Lacy is known for his portrayal of Pete Miller on NBC's 'The Office,' and as co-star of this summer's acclaimed film Obvious Child. Next season, Lacy will appear on HBO's 'Girls.'


Seattle's Space Needle Unveils a Look to the Future with New Digital and Mobile ExperiencesSeattle's Space Needle Unveils a Look to the Future with New Digital and Mobile Experiences
by BWW News Desk (Travel)

(7/24/2014) - SEATTLE, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Built as a symbol of the future for the Age of Space 1962 World's Fair, Seattle's iconic Space Needle is once again embracing the promise of the future this week, the curtain comes up on ground-breaking digital experiences that will inspire urban explorers and connect visitors to the sights and experiences of the Pacific Northwest in ways that, until now, could only be imagined.


Callaway Golf Company Reiterates Full Year Financial Guidance; Announces A 9% Increase In Sales, A 40% Increase In Operating Income, And A 12% Increase In Earnings Per ShCallaway Golf Company Reiterates Full Year Financial Guidance; Announces A 9% Increase In Sales, A 40% Increase In Operating Income, And A 12% Increase In Earnings Per Sh
by BWW News Desk (Travel)

(7/24/2014) - CARLSBAD,Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Callaway Golf Company (NYSE:ELY) today announced its first half and second quarter 2014 financial results, demonstrating its turnaround is well underway and positioning it for a return to profitability for the full year. Despite softer than expected market conditions, Callaway reported for the first half of 2014 a 9% increase in sales driven by growth in all product categories: woods (+8%), irons (+14%), putters (+9%), golf balls (+7%) and accessories and other (+5%). Additionally, income from operations increased 40% to $72 million and fully diluted earnings per share increased 12% to $0.66. These increases were driven by the increased sales and improvements in gross margins of 170 basis points, which more than offset a planned increase of $9 million in operating expenses and a $14 million decrease in other income due to adverse changes in foreign currency contract values. The 2014 results also benefitted from a $9 million decrease in pre-tax charges related to the cost reduction initiatives that were completed in 2013.


Talking Stick Resort Appoints New Poker DirectorTalking Stick Resort Appoints New Poker Director
by BWW News Desk (Travel)

(7/24/2014) - SALT RIVER PIMA-MARICOPA INDIAN COMMUNITY, Ariz., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Talking Stick Resort, an enterprise of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (SRPMIC), proudly announces the appointment of a new director of poker for the ARENA poker room. With more than 20 years of experience in gaming, Thomas Young takes the reigns as the ARENA celebrates the 10-year anniversary of its famed Arizona State Poker Championship on Aug. 11 14.


Stem Cells In Sports Injuries, Joints And Muscular PainStem Cells In Sports Injuries, Joints And Muscular Pain
by BWW News Desk (Travel)

(7/24/2014) - COSTA MESA, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Now available is a stem cell therapy that is incredibly close to home. Rehealth Regenerative Therapies, located in Guadalajara, Mexico, is offering athletes and other physically active people a new health option: stem cell therapies for sports injuries.


Dallas Cowboys Fill the Suites at Hotel in Oxnard, CA Dallas Cowboys Fill the Suites at Hotel in Oxnard, CA
by BWW News Desk (Travel)

(7/24/2014) - OXNARD, CA - The NFL season tests the mental and physical fortitude of the gladiators of the gridiron, and is an emotional marathon for die-hard fans. Every year that journey starts at training camp. This summer, Residence Inn Oxnard River Ridge will proudly be the host hotel for Dallas Cowboys training camp. The mild coastal climate of Oxnard makes Residence Inn the perfect host hotel for a grueling camp in the heart of summer. From July 24th through August 15th the Cowboys will make themselves at home in these Oxnard, CA suites.


Marriott Hotel Near Westside Chicago Names Elizabeth 'Buffy' Esslinger as Catering Sales Manager Marriott Hotel Near Westside Chicago Names Elizabeth 'Buffy' Esslinger as Catering Sales Manager
by BWW News Desk (Travel)

(7/24/2014) - CHICAGO, IL - The Marriott Chicago at Medical District/UIC is proud to announce the promotion of Elizabeth 'Buffy' Esslinger to the role of Catering Sales Manager.


Weekend Fun Continues at Barona Resort and Casino With Monday Funday July 28 Weekend Fun Continues at Barona Resort and Casino With Monday Funday July 28
by BWW News Desk (Travel)

(7/24/2014) - SAN DIEGO, CA - Barona Resort & Casino will kick off the week on a high note with games, food mobs and 7x points on Monday, July 28. Players will have fun all day during this Monday Funday celebration!




 
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