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BIO: Talking Heads was an American New Wave and avant-garde band formed in 1975 in New York City and active until 1991. The band comprised David Byrne, Chris Frantz, Tina Weymouth and Jerry Harrison.... (read more...)

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Patti LuPone, The Skivvies, Ben Platt and More Will Play 54 Below, Aug-Sept 2014Patti LuPone, The Skivvies, Ben Platt and More Will Play 54 Below, Aug-Sept 2014
July 31, 2014

This August and September 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. (more...)


Legendary Shack Shakers Head to Brooklyn's Knitting Factory, 9/11Legendary Shack Shakers Head to Brooklyn's Knitting Factory, 9/11
July 31, 2014

After a near two-year hiatus, Legendary Shack Shakers are back on the road, coming to Knitting Factory Brooklyn in Brookyn, NY on September 11th! (more...)


Disney's THE LION KING Comes to Boston Opera House, 9/9-10/12Disney's THE LION KING Comes to Boston Opera House, 9/9-10/12
July 30, 2014

Casting has been announced for the Boston engagement of Disney's The Lion King. Boston's most eagerly awaited stage production returns to the Boston Opera House stage from September 9 to October 12 as... (more...)


HERE LIES LOVE Celebrates 100 PerformancesHERE LIES LOVE Celebrates 100 Performances
by Pat Cerasaro - July 28, 2014

The talented cast of the Public Theater's highly acclaimed Off-Broadway environmental biomusical HERE LIES LOVE celebrated 100 performances this weekend. (more...)


THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: July 19-25THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: July 19-25
by Louisa Brady - July 25, 2014

Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week or you're just in the mood for a recap, BroadwayWorld's 'this week in pictures' is here to satisfy your end-of-the-week fix! Take a look below... (more...)


BWW Exclusive: Preview of INSIDE ACT: HOW TEN ACTORS MADE IT AND HOW YOU CAN TOO- with Jose Llana!BWW Exclusive: Preview of INSIDE ACT: HOW TEN ACTORS MADE IT AND HOW YOU CAN TOO- with Jose Llana!
by Ken Womble - July 25, 2014

Why do some actors make it and others don't? Ken Womble sets out to find the answer to this question, one that has fascinated and tormented him for years, in his new book, INSIDE ACT: How Ten Actors M... (more...)


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!
July 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 LO... (more...)


LinkedIn to Acquire BizoLinkedIn to Acquire Bizo
July 22, 2014

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 22, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) LinkedIn (NYSE:LNKD), the world's largest professional network on the Internet with more than 300 million members worldwide, today announced that... (more...)


TNT Greenlights New Seasons of LAST SHIP, MAJOR CRIMES & FALLING SKIESTNT Greenlights New Seasons of LAST SHIP, MAJOR CRIMES & FALLING SKIES
July 18, 2014

TNT has renewed three of its chart-topping summer hits: The Last Ship, Major Crimes and Falling Skies. (more...)


Johanna Day, Will Brill, Fran Kranz & More Join Cast of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Broadway RevivalJohanna Day, Will Brill, Fran Kranz & More Join Cast of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Broadway Revival
July 18, 2014

Producers of the upcoming Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play You Can't Take It With You announce more cast members for the production which begins rehearsals on Monday, July... (more...)


British Actor Treva Etienne to Star in Spielberg's FALLING SKIES on TNTBritish Actor Treva Etienne to Star in Spielberg's FALLING SKIES on TNT
July 18, 2014

Treva Etienne is slated to play Dingaan Botha, who joins the 2nd Mass to help fight the extra-terrestrial invaders. (more...)


Potomac Theatre Project Kicks Off 28th Anniversary Season Tonight with GERTRUDE - THE CRYPotomac Theatre Project Kicks Off 28th Anniversary Season Tonight with GERTRUDE - THE CRY
July 15, 2014

PTP/NYC (Potomac Theatre Project), in association with Middlebury College, presents its 28th repertory season, its 8th consecutive in New York, running now through August 10, 2014 in a limited 5-week ... (more...)


My Brightest Diamond's New EP 'None More Than You' Out TodayMy Brightest Diamond's New EP 'None More Than You' Out Today
July 15, 2014

My Brightest Diamond's new EP, None More Than You, is out today on Asthmatic Kitty Records and can now be heard in full exclusively at Consequence of Sound. (more...)


Photo Coverage:  Nellie McKay Previews A GIRL NAMED BILL at 54 BelowPhoto Coverage: Nellie McKay Previews A GIRL NAMED BILL at 54 Below
by Walter McBride - July 15, 2014

Hailed by the New Yorker as "funny and touching, ceaselessly clever and scarily talented," Nellie McKay has recently finished an extended run in the off-Broadway hit Old Hats (winner of the Lucille Lo... (more...)


Photo Flash: The Public's HERE LIES LOVE Kicks Off 'Summer Friday' Performances with Anika Larsen, Tommy Tune & MorePhoto Flash: The Public's HERE LIES LOVE Kicks Off 'Summer Friday' Performances with Anika Larsen, Tommy Tune & More
July 14, 2014

The Public's HERE LIES LOVE kicked off its 'Summer Friday' performances on Friday. On the Friday, July 11th kickoff, guests in attendance included Alan Rickman, Tommy Tune, Anika Larsen, After Midnigh... (more...)


This Weeks New Movies - 7/15/2014 - 7/18/2014This Weeks New Movies - 7/15/2014 - 7/18/2014
by BWW - July 13, 2014

Information, posters, descriptions of all the upcoming movies being released from 7/15/2014 - 7/18/2014! (more...)


LAST SHIP Among TNT's 2014 Comic Con Line-UpLAST SHIP Among TNT's 2014 Comic Con Line-Up
July 11, 2014

TNT is bringing its eagerly anticipated drama Legends to Comic-Con International: San Diego 2014 with multiple events and initiatives, including the first-ever branded takeover of San Diego Internatio... (more...)


David Gray & More Set for LIVE ON LETTERMAN Concert WebcastsDavid Gray & More Set for LIVE ON LETTERMAN Concert Webcasts
July 11, 2014

CBS Interactive's award-winning webcast concert series, LIVE ON LETTERMAN, presented by Xperia Lounge, will feature two great performances in the month of July (more...)


TO THE BONE, JUAREZ and More Set for 2014 THEATER:VILLAGE Festival, Running 9/4-10/5TO THE BONE, JUAREZ and More Set for 2014 THEATER:VILLAGE Festival, Running 9/4-10/5
July 10, 2014

The OBIE Award-winning Theater:Village festival, which is presented by Axis Theatre, Cherry Lane Theatre, New Ohio Theatre, and Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, returns for its second year, September ... (more...)


Elizabeth Ashley & Byron Jennings Join Starry Broadway Revival of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOUElizabeth Ashley & Byron Jennings Join Starry Broadway Revival of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU
July 10, 2014

Producers of the upcoming Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play You Can't Take It With You announce that Tony Award winner Elizabeth Ashley (Take Her, She's Mine, Cat on a Hot ... (more...)


Photo Flash: ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK's Lea Delaria Visits HERE LIES LOVE!Photo Flash: ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK's Lea Delaria Visits HERE LIES LOVE!
July 09, 2014

A night after 'Orange is the New Black's' Uzo Aduba came to see 'Here Lies Love' at the Public Theatre, her co star Lea Delaria came by to check out the David Byrne/Fatboy Slim hit and posed backstage... (more...)


Warner Bros. Entertainment to Deliver Unparalleled Showcase of Upcoming Content to Comic-Con CrowdWarner Bros. Entertainment to Deliver Unparalleled Showcase of Upcoming Content to Comic-Con Crowd
July 08, 2014

Warner Bros. Entertainment will plant its flag at Comic-Con International: San Diego this year with a huge presence, with each individual division touting its upcoming offerings, including Film, Telev... (more...)


BWW CD Reviews: Nonesuch's HERE LIES LOVE (Original Cast Recording) is Bubbly, Pop-Laden FunBWW CD Reviews: Nonesuch's HERE LIES LOVE (Original Cast Recording) is Bubbly, Pop-Laden Fun
by David Clarke - July 08, 2014

Imelda Marcos is a ripe public figure for having a biographic musical written about her. Personally, I always expected a musical about her life would have that grand and epic cinematic sound of Andrew... (more...)


Aasif Mandvi, MODERN FAMILY's Steven Levitan, THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR and More Set for 2014-15 Arts & Ideas at JCCSFAasif Mandvi, MODERN FAMILY's Steven Levitan, THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR and More Set for 2014-15 Arts & Ideas at JCCSF
July 07, 2014

The Jewish Community Center of San Francisco (JCCSF) takes pride in announcing the 2014-15 Arts and Ideas Season; an exciting line-up of today's acclaimed writers, food experts, renowned scientists an... (more...)


Photo Flash: Joan Rivers Visits HERE LIES LOVEPhoto Flash: Joan Rivers Visits HERE LIES LOVE
July 03, 2014

Joan Rivers was seen dancing along with cast of the David Byrne/Fatboy Slim hit musical HERE LIES LOVE, directed by Alex Timbers at the Public Theatre. Joan opted not for the seated balcony but actual... (more...)







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