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FLASH FRIDAY: Musical Theatre Rocks! AMERICAN IDIOT Tour Cast Sings Coldplay, Maroon 5, Madonna & MoreFLASH FRIDAY: Musical Theatre Rocks! AMERICAN IDIOT Tour Cast Sings Coldplay, Maroon 5, Madonna & More
Posted: Apr. 11, 2014


Review Roundup: LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR AND GRILL Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!Review Roundup: LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR AND GRILL Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
Posted: Apr. 13, 2014


VIDEO: Alan Cumming & the Cast of CABARET Perform 'Willkommen' on 'Fallon'VIDEO: Alan Cumming & the Cast of CABARET Perform 'Willkommen' on 'Fallon'
Posted: Apr. 11, 2014


SOUND OFF: GLEE Sings SondheimSOUND OFF: GLEE Sings Sondheim
Posted: Apr. 9, 2014


VIDEO: Cast of ALADDIN Perform 'Arabian Nights' on GMA!VIDEO: Cast of ALADDIN Perform 'Arabian Nights' on GMA!
Posted: Apr. 15, 2014


Review Roundup: BULLETS OVER BROADWAY Opens - All the Reviews!Review Roundup: BULLETS OVER BROADWAY Opens - All the Reviews!
Posted: Apr. 10, 2014


STAGE TUBE: Must Watch! Idina Menzel & Anthony Rapp Lead IF/THEN Cast on RENT'S 'Seasons of Love!'STAGE TUBE: Must Watch! Idina Menzel & Anthony Rapp Lead IF/THEN Cast on RENT'S 'Seasons of Love!'
Posted: Apr. 13, 2014


STAGE TUBE: Cast of Broadway's ALADDIN Performs 'Prince Ali' on THE VIEWSTAGE TUBE: Cast of Broadway's ALADDIN Performs 'Prince Ali' on THE VIEW
Posted: Apr. 15, 2014


Photo Coverage: Audra McDonald and LADY DAY Company Celebrate Opening Night!Photo Coverage: Audra McDonald and LADY DAY Company Celebrate Opening Night!
Posted: Apr. 14, 2014


BWW TV: Watch Audra McDonald Transform Into Billie Holiday in LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR & GRILL!BWW TV: Watch Audra McDonald Transform Into Billie Holiday in LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR & GRILL!
Posted: Apr. 14, 2014


BWW TV: Watch SUBMISSIONS ONLY Season 3, Episode 4 - with Joanna Gleason, Malcolm Gets & More!BWW TV: Watch SUBMISSIONS ONLY Season 3, Episode 4 - with Joanna Gleason, Malcolm Gets & More!
Posted: Apr. 14, 2014


Photo Flash: First Look at Neil Patrick Harris in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH on Broadway!Photo Flash: First Look at Neil Patrick Harris in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH on Broadway!
Posted: Apr. 9, 2014


SOUND OFF: GLEE Gets TestedSOUND OFF: GLEE Gets Tested
Posted: Apr. 16, 2014


VIDEO: Jefferson Mays Talks 8 'Exhausting & Exhilarating' Roles in GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDERVIDEO: Jefferson Mays Talks 8 'Exhausting & Exhilarating' Roles in GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER
Posted: Apr. 11, 2014


BWW TV: They're Runnin' Wild! Catch a Sneak Peek of BULLETS OVER BROADWAY!BWW TV: They're Runnin' Wild! Catch a Sneak Peek of BULLETS OVER BROADWAY!
Posted: Apr. 10, 2014


BWW TV: Watch SUBMISSIONS ONLY's Season 3, Episode 4 Trailer- with Joanna Gleason, Malcolm Gets & More!BWW TV: Watch SUBMISSIONS ONLY's Season 3, Episode 4 Trailer- with Joanna Gleason, Malcolm Gets & More!
Posted: Apr. 9, 2014


BWW TV: BroadwayWorld Launches Newest Exclusive TV Series - BROADWAY QUICK CHANGE with Robert Hartwell & Carly Rae JepsenBWW TV: BroadwayWorld Launches Newest Exclusive TV Series - BROADWAY QUICK CHANGE with Robert Hartwell & Carly Rae Jepsen
Posted: Apr. 11, 2014


STAGE TUBE: Highlights from Paper Mill Playhouse's SOUTH PACIFIC with Erin Mackey, Mike McGowan & More!STAGE TUBE: Highlights from Paper Mill Playhouse's SOUTH PACIFIC with Erin Mackey, Mike McGowan & More!
Posted: Apr. 10, 2014


BWW TV: Chatting with Audra McDonald and the LADY DAY Team on Opening Night!BWW TV: Chatting with Audra McDonald and the LADY DAY Team on Opening Night!
Posted: Apr. 14, 2014


VIDEO: 'BRIDGES' Kelli O'Hara, Steven Pasquale Perform 'Falling Into You'VIDEO: 'BRIDGES' Kelli O'Hara, Steven Pasquale Perform 'Falling Into You'
Posted: Apr. 12, 2014


BWW Reviews: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR at Gettysburg Community TheatreBWW Reviews: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR at Gettysburg Community Theatre
by Marakay Rogers (Central Pennsylvania)

(4/16/2014) - Gettysburg Community Theatre delivered a deservedly sold-out JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR to the area in time for Easter


B.D. Wong Headed Back to LAW & ORDER: SVUB.D. Wong Headed Back to LAW & ORDER: SVU
by TV News Desk

(4/16/2014) - Wong will reprise his role as FBI forensic psychiatrist Dr. George Huang on this season's penultimate episode, titled 'Thought Criminal.' The episode is slated to air on May 14.


PAUL ROBESON Playwright Phillip Hayes Dean Passes Away at 83PAUL ROBESON Playwright Phillip Hayes Dean Passes Away at 83
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(4/16/2014) - Phillip Hayes Dean, who was a playwright, director and actor in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and various regional theaters died on Monday, April 14, 2014 from a heart condition, a family spokesperson announced. He was 83.


Broadway Vet Valerie Harper Denies Reports of Being 'Absolutely Cancer-Free'Broadway Vet Valerie Harper Denies Reports of Being 'Absolutely Cancer-Free'
by TV News Desk

(4/16/2014) - Broadway favorite Valerie Harper has some wonderful news to share with her adoring fans.


THE SHAPED CANVAS, REVISITED on View Through 7/3 at Luxembourg & DayanTHE SHAPED CANVAS, REVISITED on View Through 7/3 at Luxembourg & Dayan
by BWW News Desk (New York City)

(4/16/2014) - Coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the Guggenheim Museum's historic show, Luxembourg & Dayan will present The Shaped Canvas, Revisted, a cross-generational exhibition examining the enduring radicality of the painted shaped canvas and introducing such parallel movements as Pop Art and Arte Povera into discussion of the paradigm's place in the history of modern art.


Rachel Potter Launches Fundraising for 'Not So Black and White' Album with PledgeMusicRachel Potter Launches Fundraising for 'Not So Black and White' Album with PledgeMusic
by BWW News Desk (CD/Books/DVDs)

(4/16/2014) - Broadway veteran Rachel Potter has just announced that a solo country album is in the works, and supporters can help to make the project a reality through PledgeMuisc. She writes: 'I have partnered with PledgeMusic to make my new album, 'Not So Black and White.' And now - I am asking you to partner with us, too! I am an independent artist, which means, I don't have a record label to pay for the expenses of making an album. But these days, you don't need a record label! We can be our own label, and YOU can be the CEO. All the songs, the producer, and the studio are ready to go - we just need your help! Please help me make this album, and together we can make a difference in country music.' Click here to donate to the cause!


Broadway Concerts Direct to Present SARAH RICE & FRIENDS Every Friday at the Classic Quiche CafeBroadway Concerts Direct to Present SARAH RICE & FRIENDS Every Friday at the Classic Quiche Cafe
by BWW News Desk (New Jersey)

(4/16/2014) - You don't have to travel all the way to NYC in order to hear songs from theatre, jazz, Great American and International Song Books and classical stages performed by award-winning singers & instrumentalists. At Classic Quiche in Teaneck, NJ on the last Friday of each month, through November, Broadway Concerts Direct presents top performers in a cozy, intimate salon type setting, with an eclectic mix of musical styles and delicious food. -- All in one evening! We are hoping to turn this into an ongoing Salon series of musical treasures.


COCA to Offer Summer Teen Arts Intensives at Washington University, 6/2-13COCA to Offer Summer Teen Arts Intensives at Washington University, 6/2-13
by BWW News Desk (St. Louis)

(4/16/2014) - COCA has a long history of offering creative arts experiences to children and teens throughout the summer at its facility in University City and at Whitfield School in Creve Coeur. This summer, for the very first time, teens interested in intensive experiences in ballet, musical theatre, photography and theatre design won't have to rub shoulders with their pint-sized counterparts. From June 2-13, COCA teens will make their second home on the beautiful campus of Washington University in St. Louis, thanks to a new relationship with the prestigious university.


Incubator Arts Project Will Close in JulyIncubator Arts Project Will Close in July
by BWW News Desk (Off-Off-Broadway)

(4/16/2014) - The New York Times reports that experimental performance company Incubator Arts Project will not be renewing its lease at St. Mark's Church in the East Village and will officially close this July.


Charter School Seniors Sign Letters Of Intent To Play Division 1 SportsCharter School Seniors Sign Letters Of Intent To Play Division 1 Sports
by BWW News Desk (Fitness)

(4/16/2014) - LEWISVILLE,Texas, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ iSchool High STEM Academy seniors Kelsey Grambeau, William Adkisson, Benjamin Baxter, and Christian Carrillo will sign their official letters of intent at a ceremony on campus (1800 Lakeway Dr, Lewisville, TX) at Noon on Thursday April, 17 th. Kelsey, William, and Christian will be playing tennis for Wisconsin, Louisiana State, and UT San Antonio respectively. Benjamin will be playing golf for Southern Methodist University.


BWW Reviews: HAMLET Crackles With Welcome IntensityBWW Reviews: HAMLET Crackles With Welcome Intensity
by Maggie Yates (Santa Barbara)

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BWW Reviews: CLYBOURNE PARK Takes on Political Correctness at Open StageBWW Reviews: CLYBOURNE PARK Takes on Political Correctness at Open Stage
by Marakay Rogers (Central Pennsylvania)

(4/16/2014) - Donald Alsedek directs the follow-up to A RAISIN IN THE SUN at Open Stage of Harrisburg.


Mike Eldred, Chuck Wagner, Laura Matula, Rachel Potter and More Set for Studio Tenn's LES MISERABLES, 5/3-4Mike Eldred, Chuck Wagner, Laura Matula, Rachel Potter and More Set for Studio Tenn's LES MISERABLES, 5/3-4
by BWW News Desk

(4/16/2014) - Studio Tenn's season finale production of the operatic epic 'Les Miserables' will celebrate Claude-Michel Schonburg's stirring, masterful score: the core of this sweeping contemporary phenomenon. Made into a major Hollywood motion picture in 2012, 'Les Mis' is the theatre title currently on everyone's lips. In Studio Tenn's production, the music, foremost, will triumph-its full majesty aptly showcased amid the grandeur of the Schermerhorn Symphony Center's acoustically unparalleled Laura Turner Hall on May 3 and 4, 2014.


Former NFL Player Offers Tips on Achieving Your Dreams in New BookFormer NFL Player Offers Tips on Achieving Your Dreams in New Book
by BWW News Desk (Fitness)

(4/16/2014) - MAITLAND, Fla., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ The new release by Gerald and Myrna Irons, WHEN PREPARATION MEETS OPPORTUNITY ($11.99, paperback, 9781628716351; $5.99, e-book, 9781628716368) is the story of former National Football League player, Gerald Irons. The book follows his journey as a young man and how he learned to overcome obstacles and challenges to achieve his dreams and goals in life through faith, hard work, perseverance and preparation.


USATF and NIKE Announce PartnershipUSATF and NIKE Announce Partnership
by BWW News Desk (Fitness)

(4/16/2014) - USA Track & Field (USATF) and NIKE, Inc. on Tuesday announced an expansion of their partnership that will significantly increase support of USATF programs, athletes and competitive groups.


Universal Sports Network to Provide Exclusive Live Coverage of Boston Marathon, 4/21Universal Sports Network to Provide Exclusive Live Coverage of Boston Marathon, 4/21
by BWW News Desk (Fitness)

(4/16/2014) - LOS ANGELES, CA - On Monday, April 21, 2014, the world will run as one with the City of Boston for the 118th running of the Boston Marathon. Universal Sports Network will provide exclusive LIVE national coverage of Boston's legendary event from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. ET.


August Strindberg Rep to Present New Adaptation of TO DAMASCUS, PART 1, 4/18-5/11August Strindberg Rep to Present New Adaptation of TO DAMASCUS, PART 1, 4/18-5/11
by BWW News Desk (Off-Off-Broadway)

(4/16/2014) - An author's spiritual downfall and redemption presents many mysteries in one of Strindberg's greatest plays, reset into Harlem, 1962. August Strindberg Repertory presents a new adaptation of 'TO DAMASCUS, PART 1' by August Strindberg, directed by Robert Greer and running April 18 to May 11, 2014.


MAJOR TOM to Play The Old Market at Brighton Fringe, May 12MAJOR TOM to Play The Old Market at Brighton Fringe, May 12
by BWW News Desk (UK Regional)

(4/16/2014) - After touring internationally and more recently throughout the UK, Brighton's own Victoria Melod returns to her home town with her trusty canine comanion and a story about British fascination with celebrity, beauty and winning. MAJOR TOM, written and performed by Brighton's own Victoria Melody, and her dog Major Tom, will run as part of Brighton Fringe on 12 May 2014. Based on real life experiences of the worlds of beauty pagents and professional dog shows. Nominated at the Total Theatre awards 2013 and Arches Brick Awards 2013.


Paper Mill Playhouse Reveals 'Which SOUTH PACIFIC Character Are You?' QuizPaper Mill Playhouse Reveals 'Which SOUTH PACIFIC Character Are You?' Quiz
by BWW News Desk

(4/16/2014) - Are you Bloody Mary or Nellie Forbush? Are you more a Emile de Becque or Luther Billis? Are you star-crossed lovers like Cable or Liat? Find out now by taking Paper Mill Playhouse's 'Which SOUTH PACIFIC character are you?' quiz. Click HERE to get started!


OSF Receives $80,000 NEA Grant for All-Female Production of THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONAOSF Receives $80,000 NEA Grant for All-Female Production of THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA
by BWW News Desk (Portland)

(4/16/2014) - The Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) has been awarded an $80,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to support the 2014 production of The Two Gentlemen of Verona. OSF is one of 886 nonprofit organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Art Works grant, which will help fund 38 performances as well as surrounding education and audience engagement events for William Shakespeare's comedy of young male bonding and betrayal, which OSF will present with an all-female cast.


STAGE TUBE: Mack is Back! Promo for Signature Theatre's THE THREEPENNY OPERASTAGE TUBE: Mack is Back! Promo for Signature Theatre's THE THREEPENNY OPERA
by Stage Tube

(4/16/2014) - Virginia's Tony-Award winning Signature Theatre presents The Threepenny Opera, Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill's cutting and enduring critique of capitalism and corruption. Directed by Signature Theatre's Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Tender Napalm, Dreamgirls, Really Really), the production stars Mitchell Jarvis (Broadway's Rock of Ages) as the charismatic Macheath, known to popular culture as Mack the Knife. Click below to watch a foreboding promo for the show!


Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Signature Theatre's THE THREEPENNY OPERA - Mitchell Jarvis and More!Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Signature Theatre's THE THREEPENNY OPERA - Mitchell Jarvis and More!
by BWW News Desk

(4/16/2014) - Virginia's Tony-Award winning Signature Theatre announces the cast for The Threepenny Opera, Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill's cutting and enduring critique of capitalism and corruption. Directed by Signature Theatre's Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Tender Napalm, Dreamgirls, Really Really), the production stars Mitchell Jarvis (Broadway's Rock of Ages) as the charismatic Macheath, known to popular culture as Mack the Knife. Scroll down for a first look at the cast!


THE GERSHWINS' PORGY AND BESS to Debut at CTG's Ahmanson Theatre, 4/22-6/1THE GERSHWINS' PORGY AND BESS to Debut at CTG's Ahmanson Theatre, 4/22-6/1
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)

(4/16/2014) - The Tony Award-winning musical 'The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess' makes its triumphant debut at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre, opening Wednesday, April 23 at 8 p.m. at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre. Performances continue through June 1, 2014. (Preview April 22.)


WPPAC Conservatory Theatre Presents RENT School Edition, 4/25-27WPPAC Conservatory Theatre Presents RENT School Edition, 4/25-27
by BWW News Desk (Rockland / Westchester)

(4/16/2014) - The region's premiere theatrical training organization, the WPPAC Conservatory Theatre, presents RENT School Edition on stage at the White Plains Performing Arts Center, April 25- 27. Based loosely on Puccini's La Boheme, RENT School Edition follows a year in the life of a group of impoverished young artists and musicians struggling to survive and createin New York's Lower East Side, under the shadow of HIV/AIDS.


RSC to Release Music and Speeches from Gregory Doran's HENRY IV Parts I & II on CD, iTunes, April 17RSC to Release Music and Speeches from Gregory Doran's HENRY IV Parts I & II on CD, iTunes, April 17
by BWW News Desk (CD/Books/DVDs)

(4/16/2014) - The RSC is releasing a selection of music and speeches from Gregory Doran's productions of Henry IV parts I and II on a new CD and for download from iTunes. The recording is the second in the ongoing series which continues the ambition to capture the specially commissioned music composed for RSC productions of all Shakespeare's plays, as the Company works its way through the canon over the next six years.


ON THE RECORD Set to Play White Plains Performing Arts Center, 6/20-29ON THE RECORD Set to Play White Plains Performing Arts Center, 6/20-29
by BWW News Desk (Rockland / Westchester)

(4/16/2014) - Disney's On the Record, a musical revue and theatrical celebration of 75 years of Disney music, will have its tri-state regional premiere on the White Plains Performing Arts Center's main stage June 20 - 29. This show-stopping musical from Disney is set in a contemporary recording studio that sparkles with 64 of the most beloved songs ever written, from some of the most popular films ever made over the past 75 years.


Playwright Nilo Cruz Wins 2014 Greenfield Prize in DramaPlaywright Nilo Cruz Wins 2014 Greenfield Prize in Drama
by BWW News Desk

(4/16/2014) - The Hermitage Artist Retreat and the Philadelphia-based Greenfield Foundation have presented Nilo Cruz with the 2014 Greenfield Prize in drama at a celebration dinner in Sarasota, FL.


BroadwayWorld's 2014 Theater Awards Season Calendar - All You Need to Know!BroadwayWorld's 2014 Theater Awards Season Calendar - All You Need to Know!
by BWW Special Coverage

(4/16/2014) - The 2014 theatre awards season is quickly approaching, and keeping track of all of the important dates for the many ceremonies and their corresponding nomination announcements is no easy feat. Stay up to date on all the need-to-know facts with BroadwayWorld's Awards Season Calendar below!



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