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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


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


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


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


BWW Recap: Did SYTYCD's Top-16 Episode Feature the Show's Sexiest Routine Ever? Updated & with PicturesBWW Recap: Did SYTYCD's Top-16 Episode Feature the Show's Sexiest Routine Ever? Updated & with Pictures
Posted: Jul. 24, 2014


Photo Flash: First Look at Jeremy Jordan, Laura Michelle Kelly and More in Broadway-Bound FINDING NEVERLAND at A.R.T.Photo Flash: First Look at Jeremy Jordan, Laura Michelle Kelly and More in Broadway-Bound FINDING NEVERLAND at A.R.T.
Posted: Jul. 24, 2014


BWW Exclusive: OSU Music Alums, Teachers, Parents Sound Off on Marching Band Sex Scandal - Is Jon Waters a Scapegoat?BWW Exclusive: OSU Music Alums, Teachers, Parents Sound Off on Marching Band Sex Scandal - Is Jon Waters a Scapegoat?
Posted: Jul. 25, 2014


Just In From the Musicians Union: Met Opera General Manager Peter Gelb Threatens Lockout and Cancellation of SeasonJust In From the Musicians Union: Met Opera General Manager Peter Gelb Threatens Lockout and Cancellation of Season
Posted: Jul. 23, 2014


WICKED Trifecta! Eden Espinosa & Shoshana Bean With Idina Menzel At IF/THENWICKED Trifecta! Eden Espinosa & Shoshana Bean With Idina Menzel At IF/THEN
Posted: Jul. 22, 2014


Sneak Peek Of Jeremy Jordan Onstage In FINDING NEVERLANDSneak Peek Of Jeremy Jordan Onstage In FINDING NEVERLAND
Posted: Jul. 23, 2014


VIDEO: Tony Winner Audra McDonald Sings Actual Yahoo Answers on FALLON!VIDEO: Tony Winner Audra McDonald Sings Actual Yahoo Answers on FALLON!
Posted: Jul. 24, 2014


Breaking News: BULLETS OVER BROADWAY Sets August Closing DateBreaking News: BULLETS OVER BROADWAY Sets August Closing Date
Posted: Jul. 22, 2014


VIDEO: Look Out Idina & Kristin! YouTubers Present All-Male Medley of WICKED SongsVIDEO: Look Out Idina & Kristin! YouTubers Present All-Male Medley of WICKED Songs
Posted: Jul. 22, 2014


Gary Barlow Previews FINDING NEVERLAND Title TuneGary Barlow Previews FINDING NEVERLAND Title Tune
Posted: Jul. 25, 2014


BWW TV: FORBIDDEN BROADWAY Spoofs LES MIZ, BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY & More at Barnes & Noble!BWW TV: FORBIDDEN BROADWAY Spoofs LES MIZ, BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY & More at Barnes & Noble!
Posted: Jul. 26, 2014


Just In From the Musicians Union: Met Orchestra Musicians Blame Peter Gelb; Detail Plan to Save $20MJust In From the Musicians Union: Met Orchestra Musicians Blame Peter Gelb; Detail Plan to Save $20M
Posted: Jul. 25, 2014


Tom Hiddleston's Shakespeare-Themed Jaguar Ad Banned In UKTom Hiddleston's Shakespeare-Themed Jaguar Ad Banned In UK
Posted: Jul. 23, 2014


MTC's Lisa McNulty Named New Producing Artistic Director of Women's Project TheaterMTC's Lisa McNulty Named New Producing Artistic Director of Women's Project Theater
Posted: Jul. 23, 2014


VIDEO: First Look & Listen - Deborah Cox Lends Voice in WHITNEY HOUSTON BiopicVIDEO: First Look & Listen - Deborah Cox Lends Voice in WHITNEY HOUSTON Biopic
Posted: Jul. 23, 2014


BWW TV Exclusive: BACKSTAGE WITH RICHARD RIDGE- Pippins of Past and Present, Kyle Dean Massey and John Rubinstein!BWW TV Exclusive: BACKSTAGE WITH RICHARD RIDGE- Pippins of Past and Present, Kyle Dean Massey and John Rubinstein!
Posted: Jul. 27, 2014


EDINBURGH 2014 - BWW Interviews: Comedian Paco ErhardEDINBURGH 2014 - BWW Interviews: Comedian Paco Erhard
by Natalie O'Donoghue (Scotland)

(7/29/2014) - Comedian Paco Erhard speaks to BWW:UK about his Edinburgh Fringe 2014 show Worst. German. Ever.


BWW Recap: Broadway's Patti Murin Breaks Down Finale of First 'Real' Season of THE BACHELORETTEBWW Recap: Broadway's Patti Murin Breaks Down Finale of First 'Real' Season of THE BACHELORETTE
by Patti Murin

(7/29/2014) - Tonight, Broadway's favorite cheerleader, Patti Murin, is sharing her expert insights into 'The 'Bachelorette' season finale. Did Andi give her final rose to Josh or Nick? Did he accept it? Did he propose? And what is this secret letter that Chris hands Andi before the Rose Ceremony? No matter what the answers to these questions are, Patti has all of the scoop with the insight that only a true Bacheloretteaholic can have. If you like what you seen in this column, you must head over to @PattiMurin and check out her live-tweets. Needless to say, Patti's not much for holding back; and that's why we love her!


Sheldon Harnick Reflects On 50 Years of FIDDLER ON THE ROOFSheldon Harnick Reflects On 50 Years of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
by Pat Cerasaro

(7/29/2014) - Legendary Broadway songwriter Sheldon Harnick reflects on 50 years of his popular musical FIDDLER ON THE ROOF in honor of its anniversary this month as part of a new interview.


Harold Prince Discusses COMPANY & The Perfect MusicalHarold Prince Discusses COMPANY & The Perfect Musical
by Pat Cerasaro

(7/29/2014) - Legendary producer and director Harold Prince discusses his idea of the perfect musical as it pertains to the classic Stephen Sondheim/George Furth concept musical COMPANY as part of a new video interview.


Polly Ferman's GlamourTango Opens the 2014 Latina Cultural Festival TonightPolly Ferman's GlamourTango Opens the 2014 Latina Cultural Festival Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Brooklyn)

(7/29/2014) - Polly Ferman's 'GlamourTango,' the all-female multi-media music and dance spectacle that pays tribute to the women who were a major force in early tango, is proud to open the 2014 Latina Cultural Festival, tonight July 29th at 8 PM at Queens Theatre.


OF MICE & MEN Star James Franco Guests on LIVE TodayOF MICE & MEN Star James Franco Guests on LIVE Today
by TV News Desk

(7/29/2014) - Today, July 29, 2014 on "LIVE with Kelly and Michael," hosts Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan chat with one of Broadway's hottest stars, James Franco. The Golden Globe-winning actor will join Ripa and Strahan to discuss his upcoming film, "Child of God," which he also directed.


CHRISTINA, THE GIRL KING Begins Previews Tonight at Stratford FestivalCHRISTINA, THE GIRL KING Begins Previews Tonight at Stratford Festival
by BWW News Desk (Toronto)

(7/29/2014) - The Stratford Festival will present Linda Gaboriau's remarkable new translation of Michel Marc Bouchard's Christina, The Girl King. Written by one of Quebec's most celebrated playwrights, and directed by Vanessa Porteous, Artistic Director of Alberta Theatre Projects, the play makes its English language premiere at Stratford's Studio Theatre. Previews begin tonight, July 29, and the production officially opens on Thursday, August 14.


John Gallagher, Jr. Set for HOT SCHOTTS at The Bowery Electric TonightJohn Gallagher, Jr. Set for HOT SCHOTTS at The Bowery Electric Tonight
by BWW News Desk

(7/29/2014) - Schott NYC Presents: Hot Schotts starring John Gallagher, Jr. at The Bowery Electric tonight, July 29th.


World Premiere of WINTER WHEAT Begins Performances Tonight at Barter TheatreWorld Premiere of WINTER WHEAT Begins Performances Tonight at Barter Theatre
by BWW News Desk (Norfolk)

(7/29/2014) - Barter Theatre presents the world premiere of a new musical set in Tennessee, during one of the most important turning points in American history. Based on true events, 'Winter Wheat' tells the story of Tennessee's pivotal role in the passing of the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote.


Monty Python's SPAMALOT Opens Tonight at Pittsburgh CLOMonty Python's SPAMALOT Opens Tonight at Pittsburgh CLO
by BWW News Desk (Pittsburgh)

(7/29/2014) - Join the quest for the Holy Grail today, July 29-August 3 with Monty Python's Spamalot. Based on the classic film comedy 'Monty Python and the Holy Grail,' Spamalot is the award-winning Broadway musical that took the Tony Awards by storm in 2005.


Chandra Lee Schwartz and Etai BenShlomo Join WICKED National Tour TodayChandra Lee Schwartz and Etai BenShlomo Join WICKED National Tour Today
by BWW News Desk (Salt Lake City)

(7/29/2014) - The company of the first North American tour of Wicked welcomes Chandra Lee Schwartz as Glinda and Etai BenShlomo today, July 29 in Salt Lake City, UT.


Courtney Act's BOYS LIKE ME Returns to the Laurie Beechman, Now thru 8/21Courtney Act's BOYS LIKE ME Returns to the Laurie Beechman, Now thru 8/21
by BWW News Desk (New York City)

(7/29/2014) - She has opened for Lady Gaga, starred in Rent and sung a duet with Idina Menzel, now Australian Idol sensation and RuPaul's Drag Race star Courtney Act returns to New York -- after 2 previous sold out engagements -- with an encore of her acclaimed solo show BOYS LIKE ME at The Laurie Beechman Theater (inside West Bank Cafe at 407 West 42nd Street -- at Ninth Avenue, accessible from the A,C,E,N,R,V,F,1,2,3 trains at 42nd Street). This extended engagement runs today, July 29 - August 21, Tuesday- Thursday at 9:30pm.


troublehouse theatre Debuts in Manchester with EQUAL PARTNERS, Running Now thru July 31 at Kings Arms, Salfordtroublehouse theatre Debuts in Manchester with EQUAL PARTNERS, Running Now thru July 31 at Kings Arms, Salford
by BWW News Desk (UK Regional)

(7/29/2014) - Written by David Tomlinson, Equal Partners is the debut show from an exciting new, up and coming Northern theatre company: troublehouse.


Cynthia Erivo and Cassidy Janson Star in Ahrens & Flaherty's DESSA ROSE European Debut, Beg. Tonight at Trafalgar StudiosCynthia Erivo and Cassidy Janson Star in Ahrens & Flaherty's DESSA ROSE European Debut, Beg. Tonight at Trafalgar Studios
by BWW News Desk (UK / West End)

(7/29/2014) - Cynthia Erivo (I Can't Sing!, The Color Purple) returns to the West End alongside Cassidy Janson (Avenue Q, Wicked, Candide) in the European premiere of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty's Dessa Rose, running at Trafalgar Studios (Studio 2), today 29th July - Saturday 30th August 2014. Press night is Thursday, 31st July, 7pm.


Segerstrom Center Welcomes GHOST - THE MUSICAL, Now thru 8/10Segerstrom Center Welcomes GHOST - THE MUSICAL, Now thru 8/10
by BWW News Desk (Costa Mesa)

(7/29/2014) - The supernatural power of love is taking Orange County by storm as the new Broadway and West End musical GHOST - THE MUSICAL, adapted from the Academy Award-winning film, opens at Segerstrom Center for the Arts, today, July 29 - August 10.


Amber Tamblyn and Shawn Hatosy Star in REASONS TO BE PRETTY, Beginning Tonight at the GeffenAmber Tamblyn and Shawn Hatosy Star in REASONS TO BE PRETTY, Beginning Tonight at the Geffen
by BWW News Desk

(7/29/2014) - Nick Gehlfuss (Shameless, The Newsroom), Shawn Hatosy (Southland, Reckless), Amber Tamblyn (Joan of Arcadia, Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants) and Alicia Witt (Justified, 88 Minutes) are cast in the Geffen Playhouse production of Reasons to Be Pretty, nominated for the Tony Award for Best Play (2009). Helmed by Geffen Playhouse Artistic Director Randall Arney, Reasons to Be Pretty will be performed in the Gil Cates Theater today, July 29 to August 31 with an opening night of August 6.


Imelda May Plays the Bowery Ballroom TonightImelda May Plays the Bowery Ballroom Tonight
by BWW News Desk (New York City)

(7/29/2014) - On account of exciting and extensive tour commitments abroad, Irish rocker Imelda May is looking to the fall for the U.S. release of her upcoming album Tribal on Verve Records. The album, which debuted at #1 in Ireland and #3 in the UK, will now be released on September 23. In the meantime, May has also added a second sold out show at Dublin's O2 Arena.


Jessica Grove, Alan Mingo Jr. and More Star in Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID at North Carolina Theatre, Now thru 8/3Jessica Grove, Alan Mingo Jr. and More Star in Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID at North Carolina Theatre, Now thru 8/3
by BWW News Desk

(7/29/2014) - North Carolina Theatre (NCT), the region's premier producer of professional Broadway musicals now celebrating 30 years, has announced the casting for their upcoming original production of Disney's The Little Mermaid, their final show of the 2013/14 season. This will be the professional regional premiere of the production, running from today, July 29 to August 3, 2014 at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts.


Queens Theatre Kicks Off Latino Cultural Festival TodayQueens Theatre Kicks Off Latino Cultural Festival Today
by BWW News Desk (Brooklyn)

(7/29/2014) - Queens Theatre presents its 17th Annual LATINO CULTURAL FESTIVAL, Extraordinary Women, Illuminated. The six-day celebration of Latin culture is one of Queens Theatre's signature events, featuring theatre, music, dance and children's programming by the premiere Latina artists.


THE BOOK OF MORMON Kicks Off Forrest Theatre Run TonightTHE BOOK OF MORMON Kicks Off Forrest Theatre Run Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Philadelphia)

(7/29/2014) - THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, continues its National Tour, which begins tonight, July 29, at the Forrest Theatre in Philadelphia as part of the Broadway Philadelphia season, and plays a limited seven week engagement through September 14.


Bailey and Pitt-Pulford Star in MARRY ME A LITTLE, Beginning Tonight at the St. James StudioBailey and Pitt-Pulford Star in MARRY ME A LITTLE, Beginning Tonight at the St. James Studio
by BWW News Desk (UK / West End)

(7/29/2014) - Stephen Sondheim's Marry Me A Little returns to the London stage for the first time in 17 years in a brand new production at St. James Studio for 16 performances only from tonight 29 July.


Abstract Sentiment Theatre Presents BORN TO DIE: TRAPPED ABSTRACT, Now thru 8/3Abstract Sentiment Theatre Presents BORN TO DIE: TRAPPED ABSTRACT, Now thru 8/3
by BWW News Desk (Off-Off-Broadway)

(7/29/2014) - 'Born to Die: Trapped Abstract' by Viktoria I.V. King is a psychological drama with grit!


Stacy Sullivan Returns to The Crazy Coqs with 'IT'S A GOOD DAY' Peggy Lee Tribute, Now thru Aug 2Stacy Sullivan Returns to The Crazy Coqs with 'IT'S A GOOD DAY' Peggy Lee Tribute, Now thru Aug 2
by BWW News Desk (UK Regional)

(7/29/2014) - Stacy Sullivan will bring 'It's A Good Day - A Tribute to Miss Peggy Lee' to The Crazy Coqs, today, July 29 - August 2, 2014.


Giuseppe Rotunno Remembers Bob Fosse & ALL THAT JAZZGiuseppe Rotunno Remembers Bob Fosse & ALL THAT JAZZ
by Pat Cerasaro

(7/29/2014) - Legendary cinematographer Giuseppe Rotunno reflects on working with master stage and screen director Bob Fosse on the movie musical ALL THAT JAZZ as part of a new interview.


That'll Play Podcast Welcomes Broadway Usher Who Turned Experience into TV PilotThat'll Play Podcast Welcomes Broadway Usher Who Turned Experience into TV Pilot
by Matt Tamanini

(7/29/2014) - The newest episode of the That'll Play with Matt and John Podcast has a decidedly Broadway feel to it. The episode, 'Broadway Go Go,' centers around a talented aspiring actress named Jessica Carollo that works as an usher on Broadway. Jessica developed a television pilot called 'Obstructed View' about her unique experiences as a usher at 'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark.'


MY LIFE IS A MUSICAL, Starring Howie Michael Smith, Makes World Premiere Tonight at Bay Street TheaterMY LIFE IS A MUSICAL, Starring Howie Michael Smith, Makes World Premiere Tonight at Bay Street Theater
by BWW News Desk (Long Island)

(7/29/2014) - Bay Street Theater presents the World Premiere of MY LIFE IS A MUSICAL (tonight, July 29-August 31). This musical comedy book, music and lyrics by Adam Overett, is directed and choreographed by Marlo Hunter.


Andre Gregory Talks New Film Of Ibsen's A MASTER BUILDERAndre Gregory Talks New Film Of Ibsen's A MASTER BUILDER
by Pat Cerasaro

(7/29/2014) - Familiar theatre personality Andre Gregory discusses his participation along with Academy Award-winning director Jonathan Demme in creating a film version of Wallace Shawn's new adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's acclaimed drama THE MASTER BUILDER, titled A MASTER BUILDER, as part of a new interview in promotion of the film.


Sneak Peek: Tonight's Premiere of CNBC's RESTAURANT STARTUPSneak Peek: Tonight's Premiere of CNBC's RESTAURANT STARTUP
by TV News Desk (Food + Wine)

(7/29/2014) - On 'Restaurant Startup' restaurateur and TV personality Joe Bastianich and chef and restaurant operator, Tim Love, vie against each other to invest their own money in food concepts they believe will make them millions. Each week, two teams will make their case to our investors, Joe Bastianich and Tim Love, for a shot at launching a temporary version of their great concept for a restaurant or a specialty food shop. Then we'll open the doors and test the concept on the public. At the end of the process, our two investors will decide whether or not they will put their own money on the line to make someone's dreams come true.


Lea Michele Shares Selfie From SONS OF ANARCHY SetLea Michele Shares Selfie From SONS OF ANARCHY Set
by Pat Cerasaro

(7/29/2014) - Broadway headliner and GLEE star Lea Michele recently announced that she would be appearing on the hit FX drama series SONS OF ANARCHY and the star can now be spotted in a selfie shared from the set.


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