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Broadway Community Urges League to Dim Lights in Honor of Kyle Jean-Baptiste Broadway Community Urges League to Dim Lights in Honor of Kyle Jean-Baptiste
by Matt Tamanini - August 30, 2015

Earlier today, Broadway actor Kyle Jean-Baptiste tragically died from injuries suffered during an accident at his mother's home. Last month, Jean-Baptiste became both the youngest, and the first African American, actor to play the role of Jean Valjean on Broadway. News of his death spread across the... (more...)
Writers of the Future Celebrate at World Con in Seattle Writers of the Future Celebrate at World Con in Seattle
by BWW News Desk - August 28, 2015

Many Writers and Illustrators of the Future winners were on hand this past weekend in Seattle, WA to celebrate their favorite genre, science fiction. Illustrators of the Future winner Tung Chi Lee, along with Writers of the Future winners Sharon Joss, Kary English, Steve Pantazis and Martin Shoemake... (more...)
Women Athletes Cross the Grand Canyon to Raise Funds for Brain Cancer Research, 10/3 Women Athletes Cross the Grand Canyon to Raise Funds for Brain Cancer Research, 10/3
by BWW News Desk - August 28, 2015

On October 3, 2015, BethAnn Telford of TeamBT and Maria Parker of 3000MilesToACure will stand together on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon with a shared mission: to beat brain cancer. In one grueling day, they will race Rim-to-Rim: from the North Rim down to the canyon floor, across the canyon, the... (more...)
Linda Purl, Brett Rickaby and Peter Van Norden to Lead Rubicon Theatre's COPENHAGEN; Sets Sept Opening! Linda Purl, Brett Rickaby and Peter Van Norden to Lead Rubicon Theatre's COPENHAGEN; Sets Sept Opening!
by BWW News Desk - August 27, 2015

Rubicon Theatre Company just announced stage and screen veterans Linda Purl, Brett Rickaby and Peter Van Norden will star in the company's mainstage production of the Tony-Award winning play COPENHAGEN, directed by international artist Judy Hegarty Lovett.... (more...)
THE AWFUL TRUTH to Run 9/18-10/18 at Metropolitan Playhouse THE AWFUL TRUTH to Run 9/18-10/18 at Metropolitan Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - August 26, 2015

Obie Award winning Metropolitan Playhouse revives Arthur Richman's never-published hit comedy from 1921: THE AWFUL TRUTH.   Directed by 2-time NYIT Award nominee Michael Hardart at the Playhouse: 220 E 4th Street, New York City... (more...)
Don Rickles to Return to The Orleans Showroom This October Don Rickles to Return to The Orleans Showroom This October
by BWW News Desk - August 25, 2015

Returning for his 56th consecutive year as a Las Vegas headliner, internationally distinguished comedian, actor and entertainer Don Rickles will perform at The Orleans Showroom, Oct. 17 and 18.... (more...)
New Episodes of THE HALF HOUR to Air on Comedy Central, 9/5 New Episodes of THE HALF HOUR to Air on Comedy Central, 9/5
by TV News Desk - August 25, 2015

Two more episodes of Comedy Central's "The Half Hour" premiere on Saturday, September 5 at Midnight ET/PT and 12:30 a.m. ET/PT,... (more...)
International Philharmonic Orchestra to PLAY FOR PEACE, Sept 10 International Philharmonic Orchestra to PLAY FOR PEACE, Sept 10
by BWW News Desk - August 24, 2015

YPHIL - International Philharmonic Orchestra kicks off Seven Epic Concerts with the Play for Peace Concert at Peter Norton Symphony Space on September 10, 2015 at 7pm.... (more...)
TV's HONDO & More Set for getTV's Western Programming Block TV's HONDO & More Set for getTV's Western Programming Block
by TV News Desk - August 24, 2015

Acclaimed movie diginet getTV introduces classic TV series to its lineup for the first time by adding a block of rarely seen Western series starting Saturday, September 12 at 12 p.m. ET.... (more...)
SOMETHING ROTTEN! Satirical Series Recalls Classic Elizabethan Musicals SOMETHING ROTTEN! Satirical Series Recalls Classic Elizabethan Musicals
by Michael Dale - August 22, 2015

Each clever creation bears a striking resemblance to a more contemporary Broadway hit.... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: SOMETHING ROTTEN!'s Brian d'Arcy James Shows Off His Dance Moves at SETH'S BROADWAY CHATTERBOX STAGE TUBE: SOMETHING ROTTEN!'s Brian d'Arcy James Shows Off His Dance Moves at SETH'S BROADWAY CHATTERBOX
by Michael Dale - August 21, 2015

The Tony-nominated star tells of an on-stage prank pulled on him at his final performance in the Broadway revival of CAROUSEL.... (more...)
Christine Pedi Performs in Provincetown Tomorrow Christine Pedi Performs in Provincetown Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - August 21, 2015

Christine Pedi, star of Broadway's "Chicago," "Talk Radio" and "Little Me" and daily host of SiriusXM Radio's On Broadway channel, will join Provincetown's Broadway @ The Art House concert series on Saturday, August 22 at 8:30 PM. Hosted by SiriusXM radio star Seth Rudetsky, what differentiates the ... (more...)
Music Legend Tony Bennett and Jazz Pianist Bill Charlap Record The Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Kern Music Legend Tony Bennett and Jazz Pianist Bill Charlap Record The Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Kern
by BWW News Desk - August 21, 2015

Columbia Records is proud to announce the release ofThe Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Kern, a new album from American musical legend Tony Bennett and acclaimed jazz pianist Bill Charlap, arriving Friday, September 25, 2015.... (more...)
Rob McClure and More to Star in Ken Ludwig's A COMEDY OF TENORS Premiere at Cleveland Play House; Cast Announced! Rob McClure and More to Star in Ken Ludwig's A COMEDY OF TENORS Premiere at Cleveland Play House; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - August 20, 2015

CPH's historic 100th Season will open on an operatic note, with the world premiere of Ken Ludwig's A COMEDY OF TENORS. BroadwayWorld has just confirmed the full cast -- featuring several Broadway vets. Scroll down for the complete list of stars!... (more...)
Salon/Sanctuary Concerts to Present 'FROM GHETTO TO CAPPELLA' Series Salon/Sanctuary Concerts to Present 'FROM GHETTO TO CAPPELLA' Series
by BWW News Desk - August 19, 2015

In honor of the 50th anniversary of Nostra Aetate and Pope Francis' visit to the United States, Salon/Sanctuary Concerts explores the cross-fertilization of Jewish and Catholic musical cultures that enriched the music of both Synagogue and Sanctuary.... (more...)
FOR HEAVEN'S SAKE! Begins 9/17 at 710 Main Theatre FOR HEAVEN'S SAKE! Begins 9/17 at 710 Main Theatre
by BWW News Desk - August 19, 2015

The VH Theatrical Development Foundation announces that after an acclaimed Off-Broadway engagement last fall, FOR HEAVEN'S SAKE! (formerly titled THE BRIGHTNESS OF HEAVEN), a new play by best-selling author Laura Pedersen FROM BUFFALO, will open the 2015-2016 Frey Electric Construction Co.  Season a... (more...)
Comedy Central's @MIDNIGHT to Make Temporary Move to New Time Slot Comedy Central's @MIDNIGHT to Make Temporary Move to New Time Slot
by TV News Desk - August 19, 2015

It's a time warp! On Tuesday, September 8, Comedy Central's Emmy®-nominated "@midnight with Chris Hardwick" moves to 11:00 p.m. ET/PT... (more...)
Bounce TV to Launch New Original Comedy Series IN THE CUT, 8/25 Bounce TV to Launch New Original Comedy Series IN THE CUT, 8/25
by TV News Desk - August 19, 2015

Bounce TV (http://bouncetv.com), the nation's fastest-growing television network for African Americans, will launch a new original series In The Cut - a half-hour situation comedy... (more...)
YPHIL - International Philharmonic Orchestra to Present 'Play For Peace Concert,' 9/10 YPHIL - International Philharmonic Orchestra to Present 'Play For Peace Concert,' 9/10
by BWW News Desk - August 19, 2015

YPHIL - International Philharmonic Orchestra presents the first of Seven Epic Concerts Play For Peace Concert Featuring the World Premiere of Faruk Kanca's Ornament Overture And the American Premiere of Nimrod Borenstein's Concerto for Violoncello and String Orchestra, Op. 56B At Peter Norton Sympho... (more...)
VIDEO: ELEPHANT MAN's Patricia Clarkson Talks Getting Naked Every Night with Bradley Cooper VIDEO: ELEPHANT MAN's Patricia Clarkson Talks Getting Naked Every Night with Bradley Cooper
by TV News Desk - August 18, 2015

Patricia Clarkson stopped by today's 'LIVE' and chatted with Michael Strahan and guest co-host Ana Gasteyer about her experience getting naked every night with Bradley Cooper in the recent revival of THE ELEPHANT MAN.... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at ATP's FOREVER PLAID Photo Flash: First Look at ATP's FOREVER PLAID
by BWW News Desk - August 18, 2015

Forever Plaid runs through August 29 at the Ground Floor Theatre (979 Springdale Road). Tickets are $25-$40 with special group rates available for parties of ten or more. For specific dates, show times, and ticket purchase, visit www.austintheatreproject.org.... (more...)
Zimmerli Art Museum to Present Radical Soviet Retrospective Display, 10/17 Zimmerli Art Museum to Present Radical Soviet Retrospective Display, 10/17
by BWW News Desk - August 18, 2015

New Brunswick, NJ—July 17, 2015—On October 17, the Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers will present the first US retrospective on the groundbreaking work of Soviet conceptual artist Vagrich Bakhchanyan (1938-2009), whose incisive critiques of Soviet propaganda led to unlikely success and an embrace in So... (more...)
59E59 Theaters Sets Fall 2015 Shows: DESIRE, PONDLING & More 59E59 Theaters Sets Fall 2015 Shows: DESIRE, PONDLING & More
by BWW News Desk - August 18, 2015

59E59 Theaters has announced the line-up of shows for Fall 2015.  All performances take place at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues).  Ticket prices and performance schedules vary. For tickets, call Ticket Central at 212-279-4200 or online at www.59e59.org. ... (more...)
Andrea Martin and Seth Rudetsky to Appear at 2015 Fire Island Pines Literary and Theater Weekend Andrea Martin and Seth Rudetsky to Appear at 2015 Fire Island Pines Literary and Theater Weekend
by BWW News Desk - August 17, 2015

The 8th Annual Fire Island Pines Literary and Theater Weekend will feature two-time Tony and Emmy Award-winner Andrea Martin (slated for Broadway's upcoming produection of NOISES OFF) and Emmy nominee and theatre multihyphenate Seth Rudetsky, in performance and signing copies of their latest publica... (more...)
Breaking: Stephen Bienskie, Donna McKechnie, Hayley Podschun and More to Star in Gattelli & Flaherty's IN YOUR ARMS at The Old Globe; Cast Announced! Breaking: Stephen Bienskie, Donna McKechnie, Hayley Podschun and More to Star in Gattelli & Flaherty's IN YOUR ARMS at The Old Globe; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - August 17, 2015

Among them, the company can claim 18 Tony Awards, 4 Pulitzer Prizes, 6 Pulitzer finalist distinctions, 3 Emmy Awards, and 2 Academy Awards; to list all their honors would take several pages.... (more...)






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