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BWW TV World Exclusive: Barbra Streisand Duets with Son Jason Gould on New PARTNERS Album - Behind the ScenesBWW TV World Exclusive: Barbra Streisand Duets with Son Jason Gould on New PARTNERS Album - Behind the Scenes
Posted: Sep. 10, 2014


Audra McDonald, Hugh Jackman Sing at Joan Rivers Funeral; Peters, Chenoweth & More B'Way Stars in AttendanceAudra McDonald, Hugh Jackman Sing at Joan Rivers Funeral; Peters, Chenoweth & More B'Way Stars in Attendance
Posted: Sep. 8, 2014


Elisabeth Moss, Jason Biggs & Bryce Pinkham to Lead Broadway Revival of THE HEIDI CHRONICLES in 2015Elisabeth Moss, Jason Biggs & Bryce Pinkham to Lead Broadway Revival of THE HEIDI CHRONICLES in 2015
Posted: Sep. 11, 2014


They're Going Back to the Woods! Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine Set for INTO THE WOODS Reunion at Segerstrom CenterThey're Going Back to the Woods! Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine Set for INTO THE WOODS Reunion at Segerstrom Center
Posted: Sep. 9, 2014


It's Official! Tony Winner James Corden Named Host of CBS's LATE LATE SHOWIt's Official! Tony Winner James Corden Named Host of CBS's LATE LATE SHOW
Posted: Sep. 8, 2014


VIDEO: Melissa Rivers Thanks Onlookers for 'Love and Support' Outside Joan Rivers' Funeral ServiceVIDEO: Melissa Rivers Thanks Onlookers for 'Love and Support' Outside Joan Rivers' Funeral Service
Posted: Sep. 8, 2014


Breaking News: League Reverses Decision; to Dim Broadway Marquees for Joan RiversBreaking News: League Reverses Decision; to Dim Broadway Marquees for Joan Rivers
Posted: Sep. 9, 2014


VIDEO: Hugh Jackman Talks Joan Rivers Funeral, New Broadway Play 'The River' on TONIGHTVIDEO: Hugh Jackman Talks Joan Rivers Funeral, New Broadway Play 'The River' on TONIGHT
Posted: Sep. 11, 2014


Read Melissa Rivers Humorous & Moving Eulogy for Joan RiversRead Melissa Rivers Humorous & Moving Eulogy for Joan Rivers
Posted: Sep. 10, 2014


New Poster Unveiled For ON THE 20TH CENTURY Starring Kristin ChenowethNew Poster Unveiled For ON THE 20TH CENTURY Starring Kristin Chenoweth
Posted: Sep. 13, 2014


Breaking News: Tony Nominee Kelli O'Hara Heads to NBC's PETER PAN LIVEBreaking News: Tony Nominee Kelli O'Hara Heads to NBC's PETER PAN LIVE
Posted: Sep. 9, 2014


Broadway Gets a New Hedwig! Michael C. Hall Will Join Cast of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH This FallBroadway Gets a New Hedwig! Michael C. Hall Will Join Cast of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH This Fall
Posted: Sep. 8, 2014


Photo Coverage: Be Their Guest! Meet the Company of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST International TourPhoto Coverage: Be Their Guest! Meet the Company of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST International Tour
Posted: Sep. 14, 2014


BWW Review: THE LAST FIVE YEARS Movie is a Marvelous Adaptation of Jason Robert Brown's Off-Broadway MusicalBWW Review: THE LAST FIVE YEARS Movie is a Marvelous Adaptation of Jason Robert Brown's Off-Broadway Musical
Posted: Sep. 8, 2014


UPDATE: Disney Joins Jujamcyn in Dimming Theatre Marquee for Joan RiversUPDATE: Disney Joins Jujamcyn in Dimming Theatre Marquee for Joan Rivers
Posted: Sep. 9, 2014


Liza Minnelli Misses Joan Rivers' Funeral Due to Back Injury; Faces Upcoming SurgeryLiza Minnelli Misses Joan Rivers' Funeral Due to Back Injury; Faces Upcoming Surgery
Posted: Sep. 8, 2014


Photo Flash: Quvenzhane Wallis Beams in New ANNIE Movie PosterPhoto Flash: Quvenzhane Wallis Beams in New ANNIE Movie Poster
Posted: Sep. 9, 2014


Lea Michele Reveals She'll Be Singing 'A Very Popular Disney Song' on GLEE's Final SeasonLea Michele Reveals She'll Be Singing 'A Very Popular Disney Song' on GLEE's Final Season
Posted: Sep. 9, 2014


BroadwayWorld.com Dims Logo in Honor of Joan RiversBroadwayWorld.com Dims Logo in Honor of Joan Rivers
Posted: Sep. 8, 2014


Teal Wicks and Aaron Ramey to Lead Goodspeed's THE CIRCUS IN WINTER Premiere This FallTeal Wicks and Aaron Ramey to Lead Goodspeed's THE CIRCUS IN WINTER Premiere This Fall
Posted: Sep. 12, 2014


The Chuckleheads to Celebrate Seventh Birthday 10/18 at Theatre CharlotteThe Chuckleheads to Celebrate Seventh Birthday 10/18 at Theatre Charlotte
by BWW News Desk (Charlotte)

(9/15/2014) - The Charlotte-basecd improvisational theatre troupe, the Chuckleheads, will celebrate their seventh birthday with the Happy Birthday to us Seven Comedy Improv Musical Variety Extravaganza Starring the Chuckleheads: We're Itchy on Saturday, October 18 at 8:00p at Theatre Charlotte, 501 Queens Road, Charlotte, NC 28207.


New Theater Company Gotta Van Productions, Inc. to Bring Three Plays to NYC's United Solo 2014New Theater Company Gotta Van Productions, Inc. to Bring Three Plays to NYC's United Solo 2014
by BWW News Desk (St. Petersburg)

(9/15/2014) - Ann Morrison (Artistic Director), David A. Coyle (Managing Director), and Blake Walton (Associate Artistic Director) have recently incorporated the nonprofit Gotta Van Productions, Inc., which was initially created to produce solo plays by Morrison and Walton in both Sarasota and New York City. Its mission was expanded when Coyle joined the team as Managing Director, to include the development, production, and presentation of solo works and new small-cast plays by other artists.


Arch 468 and Ovalhouse to Present MILKMILKLEMONADE, Oct 8-25Arch 468 and Ovalhouse to Present MILKMILKLEMONADE, Oct 8-25
by BWW News Desk (UK Regional)

(9/15/2014) - Arch 468 and Ovalhouse present MilkMilkLemonade. Pull up a haybale for the UK premiere of Joshua Conkel's US cult comedy about growing up a bit weird. Directed by Rebecca Atkinson-Lord, the production will run at Ovalhouse 8-25 October 2014, with press night set for Friday 10th October 7.30pm.


Photo Coverage: On the TIFF Red Carpet for MAPS TO THE STARSPhoto Coverage: On the TIFF Red Carpet for MAPS TO THE STARS
by Walter McBride

(9/15/2014) - The Toronto International Film Festival jst concluded yesterday, September 14, 2014. A total of 393 films were shown, including 143 world premieres. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the red carpet arrivals for MAPS TO THE STARS.


VIDEO: New Clips of John Leguizamo, Kim Cattrall and More in PBS's AMERICAN MASTERS: THE BOOMER LISTVIDEO: New Clips of John Leguizamo, Kim Cattrall and More in PBS's AMERICAN MASTERS: THE BOOMER LIST
by TV News Desk

(9/15/2014) - American Masters: The Boomer List explores the story of the influential baby boomer generation (1946-1964) through the lives of 19 iconic boomers--one born each year of the baby boom. Subjects including Samuel L. Jackson, Billy Joel, Tommy Hilfiger, Amy Tan, Maria Shriver, Kim Cattrall, Erin Brockovich, Rosie O'Donnell, David LaChapelle and John Leguizamo illuminate the important movements and changes that shaped the world during these years. Click below to watch clips of Leguizamo, Cattrall, Deepak Chopra and Brockovich!


BWW Reviews: Grand Laughs With Paul ScallyBWW Reviews: Grand Laughs With Paul Scally
by Ellen Sterling (Las Vegas)

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MISS SAIGON's Alistair Brammer Strips Down for Safe SexMISS SAIGON's Alistair Brammer Strips Down for Safe Sex
by BWW News Desk (UK / West End)

(9/15/2014) - In the most recent edition of Attitude Magazine, MISS SAIGON star Alistair Brammer poses to promote safe sex. He told Attiude: "The first three are diet, diet, diet. People overestimate the power of working out. But if you're not eating the right food, nothing will happen. High reps for definition. I have friends who are big and doing weights and they are not gonna lose weight, they are just going to fill out with more muscle." Click here to read the full article.


HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL Broadway Run & Movie Musical Planned For 2016?HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL Broadway Run & Movie Musical Planned For 2016?
by Pat Cerasaro

(9/15/2014) - 1980s cult classic HEATHERS now sings byway of the recent Off-Broadway production HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL and the show's producer, J. Todd Harris, reveals preliminary plans to produce the show on Broadway as well as shepherd a feature film adaptation of the property.


Sean Patrick Doyle, Antoine Smith and Kelvin Moon Loh Set for BROADWAY SESSIONS This WeekSean Patrick Doyle, Antoine Smith and Kelvin Moon Loh Set for BROADWAY SESSIONS This Week
by BWW News Desk

(9/15/2014) - This Thursday, September 18th, Broadway Sessions welcomes Sean Patrick Doyle, Kelvin Moon Loh, Antoine L. Smith and more.


BWW TV: Broadway Salutes Elaine Stritch at 54 Below- Watch Highlights from RISE, RISE, RISEBWW TV: Broadway Salutes Elaine Stritch at 54 Below- Watch Highlights from RISE, RISE, RISE
by BroadwayWorld TV

(9/15/2014) - On Friday night, September 12, director Eric Ulloa and Music Director John McDaniel presented an all-star Broadway cast in 'Rise, Rise, Rise' a tribute to the late Elaine Stritch at 54 Below, singing the songs that made Stritch famous and told the stories that made her infamous. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights from the concert below!


Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation Announces 2014-15 Committee for Joe A. Callaway AwardStage Directors and Choreographers Foundation Announces 2014-15 Committee for Joe A. Callaway Award
by BWW News Desk

(9/15/2014) - Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF) has announced the 2014-2015 Committee for the Joe A. Callaway Award, the only peer-given award for excellence in direction and choreography. The Committee, which will oversee the award for the theatre season, is Sue Lawless, William Martin, Barry McNabb, Leslie (Hoban) Blake, Linda Burson, Jonathan Cerullo, Edie Cowan, Clinton Turner Davis, John Going, Richard Hamburger, Bruce Heath, Michael Montel, DJ Salisbury, and Amy Saltz. Sue Lawless will serve as Committee Chair.


Photo Flash: First Look at Lois Smith and More in CTG's MARJORIE PRIME World Premiere in Los AngelesPhoto Flash: First Look at Lois Smith and More in CTG's MARJORIE PRIME World Premiere in Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)

(9/15/2014) - The world premiere of Jordan Harrison's 'Marjorie Prime' opens at the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum on Sunday, September 21, 2014, at 7 p.m. Directed by Obie Award-winner Les Waters, the profound and engaging new play continues through October 19, 2014. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below!


Photo Flash: BEDBUGS!!! Celebrates Opening Night Off-BroadwayPhoto Flash: BEDBUGS!!! Celebrates Opening Night Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(9/15/2014) - Composer, Paul Leschen (Drama Desk nominee for Twist!, Scissor Sisters) and book & lyricist Fred Sauter's (MFA, NYU Musical Theatre Writing Program) musical Bedbugs!!! is taking over the Upper West Side this week. Presented by Dale Joan Young, Bedbugs!!! is the award winning comedy sci-fi thriller rock musical. BEDBUGS!!! features the direction and choreography of Robert Bartley with musical supervision by Deborah Hurwitz. BEDBUGS!!! opened last night, September 14, and will run through October 26 at the ArcLight Theatre (152 West 71 Street). BroadwayWorld has photos of the opening night festivities below!


This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 9/15/2014This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 9/15/2014
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(9/15/2014) - This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 9/15/2014.


Photo Flash: First Look at Bill Irwin, David Shiner and Shaina Taub in A.C.T.'s OLD HATSPhoto Flash: First Look at Bill Irwin, David Shiner and Shaina Taub in A.C.T.'s OLD HATS
by BWW News Desk

(9/15/2014) - American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) presents the West Coast premiere of the Signature Theatre production of OLD HATS. Originally scheduled to close on Sunday, October 5, tickets are now on-sale through Sunday, October 12. Old Hats will perform at A.C.T.'s Geary Theater (415 Geary Street, San Francisco). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!


Photo Flash: Bobby Cannavale, Richard Kind and More Visit Knife's Edge Productions' FAULT LINESPhoto Flash: Bobby Cannavale, Richard Kind and More Visit Knife's Edge Productions' FAULT LINES
by BWW News Desk

(9/15/2014) - Knife Edge Productions presents Stephen Belber's FAULT LINES, directed by Shira-Lee Shalit. The show opened at TBG Theater on September 8. Scroll down for photos of celebrities at the show, including Bobby Cannavale, Richard Kind, John Patrick Shanley and more!


FIAF to Present Justin Vivian Bond's LOVE IS CRAZY, 9/25FIAF to Present Justin Vivian Bond's LOVE IS CRAZY, 9/25
by BWW News Desk (New York City)

(9/15/2014) - The French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF), New York's premiere French cultural center, presents the New York premiere of Justin Vivian Bond's Love Is Crazy, a raucous and seductive evening of songs and stories about love.


Tim Realbuto and Jenna Leigh Green Kick Off WUNDERKIND Songwriting Competition; Deadline 10/3Tim Realbuto and Jenna Leigh Green Kick Off WUNDERKIND Songwriting Competition; Deadline 10/3
by BWW News Desk

(9/15/2014) - Tim Realbuto and Jenna Leigh Green have announced the next leg of submissions for their Wunderkind songwriting competition. Writers are encouraged to submit original material to be performed at each stop on Realbuto's Wunderkind tour. The next performance is on Monday, October 13th at the Laurie Beechman Theatre. The winner of the last contest was Andrew J. Hanley (pictured here with Green and Realbuto), whose song 'Love Me' was performed at Realbuto's Triad show on September 1st.


World Premiere of SAXON COURT Comes to Southwark Playhouse, Nov 19-Dec 13World Premiere of SAXON COURT Comes to Southwark Playhouse, Nov 19-Dec 13
by BWW News Desk (UK Regional)

(9/15/2014) - The world premiere of Saxon Court plays at Southwark Playhouse this November. Made by Brick presents SAXON COURT by Daniel Andersen, directed by Melanie Spencer. Press night: Monday, 24 November 2014 at 8pm. Performances run Wednesday 19 November to Saturday 13 December 2014.


Tyne Daly, Chita Rivera and Jerry Mitchell Set for GMHC's A PART OF OUR WORLD Cabaret Honoring Terrence McNally, 9/29Tyne Daly, Chita Rivera and Jerry Mitchell Set for GMHC's A PART OF OUR WORLD Cabaret Honoring Terrence McNally, 9/29
by BWW News Desk

(9/15/2014) - Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) will honor Tony and Emmy Award-winning playwright and librettist Terrence McNally, whose art and activism have profoundly affected the visibility and understanding of HIV/AIDS. McNally will receive the 2014 Howard Ashman Award, named for the Grammy and Academy Award-winning lyricist, who passed away in 1991 due to complications from AIDS. The Howard Ashman award is given annually to honor theater professionals who have made a difference in the fight to end the epidemic.


About...Productions to Present PROPERTIES OF SILENCE Reading at Pasadena Playhouse, 10/2About...Productions to Present PROPERTIES OF SILENCE Reading at Pasadena Playhouse, 10/2
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)

(9/15/2014) - About...Productions presents a concert reading of the critically-acclaimed drama 'Properties of Silence', about Mexican poet Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz as part of AxS Festival 2014. Admission is FREE.


MEET THE COMPANY Next Up in Buddies in Bad Times Theatre's 'Intimate Experiences' Cabaret Series, 9/21MEET THE COMPANY Next Up in Buddies in Bad Times Theatre's 'Intimate Experiences' Cabaret Series, 9/21
by BWW News Desk (Toronto)

(9/15/2014) - Series Director, Bruce Dow (Dora Award Winner for PIG, and Of A Monstrous Child, Helen Hayes Nominee for his work with the Tony-winning Shakespeare Theatre Company, Washington, D.C., 4 season Broadway and 12 season Stratford Festival veteran); Associate Series Director, Jeff Madden (Dora Award Winner for JERSEY BOYS, JERSEY BOYS Toronto and Australia, and 8 season veteran of The Shaw Festival); and Musical Director, Mark Selby (producer, AIR FARCE NEW YEAR'S EVE, CBC) have selected 5 recent theatre school graduates for the creation of a series of unique cabaret evenings to run through the fall and winter at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre.


BWW Interview: Julie Taymor on A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM and Theatre on FilmBWW Interview: Julie Taymor on A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM and Theatre on Film
by Alan Henry (Toronto)

(9/15/2014) - Julie Taymor is no stranger to being innovative in the theater. In 1997 she became the first woman to win the Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical for her production of 'The Lion King.' That same night she also walked away with the prize for costume design. No one had ever seen a production on Broadway that was even remotely similar to 'The Lion King.' Taymor used to great effect techniques she had learned while studying masked dance-drama and puppetry in Indonesia (she had also studied these techniques at the American Society for Eastern Arts in Seattle.) Her combination of stunning visuals and expanded story telling led to an immediate hit - which is still running today and is one of the highest grossing musicals of all time.


BWW Reviews: TigerLion Arts' Outdoor Walking Play NATURE at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Embodies the Spirit of Nature Through the Lives of Emerson and ThoreauBWW Reviews: TigerLion Arts' Outdoor Walking Play NATURE at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Embodies the Spirit of Nature Through the Lives of Emerson and Thoreau
by Jill Schafer (Minneapolis)

(9/15/2014) - I went for a walk today. The sky through the trees caught my eye. The sound of music floated in and out between the calling of the birds, and the smell of the late summer prairie was all around me. I followed Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau through their lives, studies, and friendship. I thought about nature not as something to be visited occasionally, but as something we live in the midst of daily, whether we're aware of it or not. Sometimes her voice is obscured by the busyness of modern life, but she's always there if we take the time and listen hard enough. TigerLion Arts' outdoor walking play, NATURE, is more than just theater, it's an experience. The story of the life of writers, philosophers, scholars, and friends Emerson and Thoreau includes one very important character, nature, as experienced through the beautiful grounds of the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.


STAGE TUBE: Lesli Margherita and Andy Mientus Preview the 28th Annual BROADWAY FLEA MARKET & GRAND AUCTIONSTAGE TUBE: Lesli Margherita and Andy Mientus Preview the 28th Annual BROADWAY FLEA MARKET & GRAND AUCTION
by Stage Tube

(9/15/2014) - On Sunday, September 21 (10am - 7pm), be a part of the biggest day for Broadway fans as the 28th Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction returns this fall to Times Square and Shubert Alley. Find one-of-a-kind showbiz treasures, meet your favorite cast members and bid on exclusive backstage experiences. Free and open to the public, the festive outdoor market takes place in the heart of the theatre district, along West 44th Street, in Shubert Alley and in Times Square. In the video below, Broadway stars Lesli Margherita (Matilda the Musical) and Andy Mientus (Les Miserables) sneak up to the Hard Rock Cafe marquee, high above Times Square, to share their scoop on this year's big event!


Civic Theatre of Allentown Reopens Theatre514Civic Theatre of Allentown Reopens Theatre514
by BWW News Desk (Philadelphia)

(9/15/2014) - Civic Theatre of Allentown officially reopened its Theatre514 screening room this weekend after a top to bottom renovation of the facility during the month of August.


Lesley Ann Warren Will Perform with Cast of CINDERELLA on BroadwayLesley Ann Warren Will Perform with Cast of CINDERELLA on Broadway
by BWW News Desk

(9/15/2014) - Academy Award nominee Lesley Ann Warren, who starred in the 1965 television version of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella will attend the Broadway production and join the cast during the curtain call for an encore performance of "Ten Minutes Ago" on September 23.


Her Story Theater to Present SHADOW TOWN II - THE JOHNS, 10/16-11/23Her Story Theater to Present SHADOW TOWN II - THE JOHNS, 10/16-11/23
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(9/15/2014) - Her Story Theater's Shadow Town II: The JOHNS, written and directed by Mary Bonnett, premieres October 16 and runs through November 23, 2014 at the Mayer Kaplan Theatre, Skokie, IL. Following the 2013 highly-acclaimed play Shadow Town based on sex trafficking of girls in the Chicagoland area, Bonnett creates the second half of story-the 'demand' side and its impact on the purchasers, their families and the sex trafficked girls.


Seattle Musical Theatre to Present THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW, 10/9-18Seattle Musical Theatre to Present THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW, 10/9-18
by BWW News Desk (Seattle)

(9/15/2014) - Seattle Musical Theatre is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the American premiere of THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW, music, lyrics, and book by Richard O'Brien. With Director Steven Fogell at the helm and with music direction by Kim Dare, THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW runs October 9-18, 2014 at Magnuson Park. Tickets ($25) are available at www.seattlemusicaltheatre.org or by calling 1-800-838-3006.


Matt Morrow Named New Executive Artistic Director of Diversionary TheatreMatt Morrow Named New Executive Artistic Director of Diversionary Theatre
by BWW News Desk (San Diego)

(9/15/2014) - San Diego's Diversionary Theatre, one of the nation's longest running LGBT theater production companies, has announced the selection of a new Executive Artistic Director, after a months' long nation-wide search. Mr. Matt Morrow will take his place at the helm of the theater in November, bringing to the job extensive experience in directing, financial development, and a stint as the Associate Artistic Director of Pittsburgh's City Theatre Company.


VIDEO: Ellen & Kristen Wiig Sing Worst 'Let It Go' Cover Ever!VIDEO: Ellen & Kristen Wiig Sing Worst 'Let It Go' Cover Ever!
by TV News Desk

(9/15/2014) - Just when you thought there was no other cover of the "Frozen" hit 'Let It Go,' worth seeing, Ellen and guest Kristen Wiig prove otherwise on today's ELLEN.


Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 9/14/14Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 9/14/14
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(9/15/2014) - Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 9/14/2014.


Susan Boyle Announces New Album, HOPE, Set To Be Released 10/21Susan Boyle Announces New Album, HOPE, Set To Be Released 10/21
by Pat Cerasaro

(9/15/2014) - International singing sensation and reality competition superstar Susan Boyle reveals new details on her new studio album, HOPE, as part of a new announcement.




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