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Spoiler Alert! THE VOICE Blind Auditions Night Two Recap 9/23; Full Results & Pics!Spoiler Alert! THE VOICE Blind Auditions Night Two Recap 9/23; Full Results & Pics!
Posted: Sep. 23, 2014


Entertainment Industry Celebrates Life of Robin Williams in San FransiscoEntertainment Industry Celebrates Life of Robin Williams in San Fransisco
Posted: Sep. 28, 2014


Barbra Streisand Shares GYPSY Movie Update: 'We Are Re-Writing Now'Barbra Streisand Shares GYPSY Movie Update: 'We Are Re-Writing Now'
Posted: Sep. 27, 2014


THE SIMPSONS Pays Tribute to Comedian Joan Rivers in Season PremiereTHE SIMPSONS Pays Tribute to Comedian Joan Rivers in Season Premiere
Posted: Sep. 29, 2014


SOUND OFF: Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett's CHEEK TO CHEEK Is Not Merely Just CheekySOUND OFF: Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett's CHEEK TO CHEEK Is Not Merely Just Cheeky
Posted: Sep. 23, 2014


VIDEO: Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick Talk IT'S ONLY A PLAY on 'Tonight' - Hilarity Ensues!VIDEO: Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick Talk IT'S ONLY A PLAY on 'Tonight' - Hilarity Ensues!
Posted: Sep. 27, 2014


Emma Thompson's 'Worst Pies In London' PBS SWEENEY TODD Sneak PeekEmma Thompson's 'Worst Pies In London' PBS SWEENEY TODD Sneak Peek
Posted: Sep. 24, 2014


VIDEO: Alfonso Ribeiro Gets Jiggy With It on Last Night's DANCING WITH THE STARSVIDEO: Alfonso Ribeiro Gets Jiggy With It on Last Night's DANCING WITH THE STARS
Posted: Sep. 23, 2014


BWW TV Exclusive: CHEWING THE SCENERY- Randy Sits Down with Barbra StreisandBWW TV Exclusive: CHEWING THE SCENERY- Randy Sits Down with Barbra Streisand
Posted: Sep. 23, 2014


Miss Last Night's Broadcast of SWEENEY TODD on PBS? Watch it Online!Miss Last Night's Broadcast of SWEENEY TODD on PBS? Watch it Online!
Posted: Sep. 27, 2014


BWW TV: Watch a Sneak Peek from Broadway-Bound CAN-CAN at Paper Mill Playhouse, with Kate Baldwin, Jason Danieley & More!BWW TV: Watch a Sneak Peek from Broadway-Bound CAN-CAN at Paper Mill Playhouse, with Kate Baldwin, Jason Danieley & More!
Posted: Sep. 27, 2014


Full Cast Announced for 2014-15 FLASHDANCE National Tour; Kicks Off Next Month in IdahoFull Cast Announced for 2014-15 FLASHDANCE National Tour; Kicks Off Next Month in Idaho
Posted: Sep. 24, 2014


Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Adam Chanler-Berat, Andre De Shields & More for THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE at The PublicPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with Adam Chanler-Berat, Andre De Shields & More for THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE at The Public
Posted: Sep. 23, 2014


It's Official! The Pussycat Dolls' Nicole Scherzinger to Star as 'Grizabella' in London Revival of CATS!It's Official! The Pussycat Dolls' Nicole Scherzinger to Star as 'Grizabella' in London Revival of CATS!
Posted: Sep. 28, 2014


Barbra Streisand Answers 24 of YOUR Questions
Tonight at 9 PM EST on TwitterBarbra Streisand Answers 24 of YOUR Questions Tonight at 9 PM EST on Twitter
Posted: Sep. 27, 2014


VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Cyndi Lauper and Sara Bareilles Create 'Truly Brave' Mash-Up on TODAYVIDEO: Sneak Peek - Cyndi Lauper and Sara Bareilles Create 'Truly Brave' Mash-Up on TODAY
Posted: Sep. 24, 2014


Extended Clip Of Emma Thompson's 'Worst Pies In London' From PBS SWEENEY TODDExtended Clip Of Emma Thompson's 'Worst Pies In London' From PBS SWEENEY TODD
Posted: Sep. 25, 2014


Photo Flash: First Look at Cicely Tyson, Vanessa Williams & Blair Underwood in THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL at CTG/AhmansonPhoto Flash: First Look at Cicely Tyson, Vanessa Williams & Blair Underwood in THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL at CTG/Ahmanson
Posted: Sep. 24, 2014


BWW Review: DANCE ME TO THE END OF LOVE - Scenes of Beauty and DiscoveryBWW Review: DANCE ME TO THE END OF LOVE - Scenes of Beauty and Discovery
by Maggie Yates (Santa Barbara)

(9/30/2014) - DramaDogs's production of Dance Me to the End of Love delivers earnest, emotional realism in concentrated bursts.


Photo Flash: First Look at GOING ONCE! LAUGHING TWICE!! Off-BroadwayPhoto Flash: First Look at GOING ONCE! LAUGHING TWICE!! Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(9/30/2014) - The new Off-Broadway comedy GOING ONCE! LAUGHING TWICE!! is set to open on Wednesday, October 15th. Performances began September 25th at St. Luke's Theatre in the heart of the Theatre District.


National Tour of Disney's NEWSIES to Play the Fox Theatre in January 2015National Tour of Disney's NEWSIES to Play the Fox Theatre in January 2015
by BWW News Desk (Atlanta)

(9/30/2014) - Disney Theatrical Productions and Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta announced today that tickets for the highly anticipated Atlanta engagement of Disney's NEWSIES will go on sale to the public on Sunday, October 19 at 10 a.m. The Tony Award-winning production will begin performances at the Fox Theatre on Tuesday, January 20 for a limited one week engagement through Sunday, January 25 as part of the 2014/2015 Broadway in Atlanta series.


Rumble Theatre to Present TREMORS, 11/12-15Rumble Theatre to Present TREMORS, 11/12-15
by BWW News Desk (Vancouver)

(9/30/2014) - Rumble Theatre presents Tremors: a one of a kind festival featuring emerging directors, stage managers, designers, technicians and actors under the guidance of local theatre professionals. Each night, three shows (Trainspotting, This is War, and The 4th Graders Present an Unnamed Love-Suicide) are performed simultaneously in different spaces in the Russian Hall. When the shows are over, everyone sticks around for a big after-show party with the artists which will include (depending on the night) slam poetry, a drag show, burlesque or live music. It's the Fringe meets HIVE - with a twist, and three bars. Tremors runs November 12-15, 2014.


STAGE TUBE: THE RESIDUALS Tell More Jokes to Thank KickStarter SupportersSTAGE TUBE: THE RESIDUALS Tell More Jokes to Thank KickStarter Supporters
by The Residuals

(9/30/2014) - For one of their KickStarter rewards, creators Michael Paul Smith and Gillian Pensavalle are thanking their supporters in a pretty unusual way. They are making videos for KickStarter contributors that include classic jokes from a 70-year-old joke book edited by Eddie Cantor. Now where else are you going to get that kind of 'Thank You?' And let's be honest, Gillian's reactions are just as funny as the jokes themselves. Check out some of these videos below.


freeFall to Open Season with INTO THE WOODSfreeFall to Open Season with INTO THE WOODS
by BWW News Desk (St. Petersburg)

(9/30/2014) - freeFall Theatre's 2014/15 season, AN ESCAPE FROM REALITY, opens with Stephen Sondheim's classic musical take on what happens after happily ever after. INTO THE WOODS is one of freeFall's top-requested shows and is the second Sondheim musical produced at the theatre since the inaugural production of THE FROGS in 2010. Artistic Director Eric Davis has created a new and exciting staging that will delight and intrigue audiences of all ages with its imaginative storytelling.


Niki Vasilakis Set for Cocktail Concerts, 10/23Niki Vasilakis Set for Cocktail Concerts, 10/23
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Adelaide)

(9/30/2014) - One of South Australia's most talented and loved musicians Niki Vasilakis will again engage audiences in the second performance of the Cocktail Concerts series on October 23.


Tokyo to New York Concerts Continue at SPECTRUM, 10/9Tokyo to New York Concerts Continue at SPECTRUM, 10/9
by BWW News Desk (Classical - New York City)

(9/30/2014) - "Tokyo to New York" concert series continues at SPECTRUM on Thursday, Oct. 9th at 8:45pm. The concert features several premiers composed for critically acclaimed clarinetist and hichiriki player Thomas Piercy by Tokyo- and NYC-based composers. The world-renowned shakuhachi player Christopher Yohmei Blasdel is travelling from Tokyo to join Mr. Piercy in the concert. Also joining Piercy in the concert is Tomoko Sugawara playing kugo (the ancient Japanese harp), and pianist Judith Olson.


Hayes Theatre Co to Present NEXT TO NORMAL, From 8 JanuaryHayes Theatre Co to Present NEXT TO NORMAL, From 8 January
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Sydney)

(9/30/2014) - Boasting the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and three Tony Awards including best musical score, Doorstep Arts in association with Hayes Theatre Co will present Next to Normal at Hayes Theatre Co from Thursday 8 January after a wildly successful season in Geelong earlier this year.


Starla Benford, Jade Eshete & More to Star in Signature Theatre's OUR LADY OF KIBEHOStarla Benford, Jade Eshete & More to Star in Signature Theatre's OUR LADY OF KIBEHO
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(9/30/2014) - Signature Theatre has announced casting is confirmed and tickets are now on sale for the World Premiere of OUR LADY OF KIBEHO by Katori Hall, directed by Michael Greif. All tickets for the initial run of the production are $25 as part of the Signature Ticket Initiative: A Generation of Access. The production runs October 28 through December 7, 2014 with a November 16 opening night in The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues).


Photo: First Look - George Clooney & Amal Alamuddin's Wedding Photo!Photo: First Look - George Clooney & Amal Alamuddin's Wedding Photo!
by TV News Desk (Celebrities)

(9/30/2014) - PEOPLE has shared an exclusive first look at the marriage of George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin, who tied the knot in ceremony on Venice's Aman Canal Grande on Sept. 27th.


Noam Pikelny to Play CAPA, 11/8Noam Pikelny to Play CAPA, 11/8
by BWW News Desk (Music - Cleveland)

(9/30/2014) - Arguably two of the most celebrated roots musicians of their generation, Aoife O'Donovan (Crooked Still) and Noam Pikelny (Punch Brothers) have been crossing paths at venues and festivals for the last decade.


Will Swenson's Return to Broadway's LES MISERABLES DelayedWill Swenson's Return to Broadway's LES MISERABLES Delayed
by BWW News Desk

(9/30/2014) - Will Swenson will now return to Cameron Mackintosh's new production of Claude-Michel Schonberg & Alain Boublil's LES MISERABLES a few days later than originally anticipated, BroadwayWorld has confirmed.


Neil Diamond Announces World Tour, Tix on Sale 10/13Neil Diamond Announces World Tour, Tix on Sale 10/13
by BWW News Desk

(9/30/2014) - Neil Diamond, iconic Grammy Award-winning Rock and Pop Singer/Songwriter and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member, will embark on his highly anticipated NEIL DIAMOND WORLD TOUR 2015, kicking off in Allentown, Pa.


BWW CD Reviews: Cazwell's HARD 2 B FRESH Makes Fresh Look EasyBWW CD Reviews: Cazwell's HARD 2 B FRESH Makes Fresh Look Easy
by David Clarke (Pride)

(9/30/2014) - If you're a fan of Cazwell, you've been anticipating HARD 2 B FRESH since Nov. 8, 2011 when his single 'Unzip Me' was released. If you're not familiar with Cazwell, this album is a great introduction to him. Ranging in styles from house and electronica to rap and dance, Cazwell's HARD 2 B FRESH is 100% a contemporary hip-hop album that sounds like it was recorded in the early 1990s. #ThrowbackTuesday, anyone?


BULL, OTHELLO & BELLEVILLE Set for STT's 2015 SeasonBULL, OTHELLO & BELLEVILLE Set for STT's 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk (Dallas)

(9/30/2014) - Second Thought Theatre today announced complete details for its 2015 season under the leadership of new Artistic Director Alex Organ. Organ's first season in this new role includes adults behaving badly in the workplace, an ex-pat couple living the dream in Paris and a fresh take on one of the Bard's most profound tragedies. Membership and ticket information for STT's 2015 season is available online at 2TT.co.


West Cary Group Set to Promote 2015 UCI Road World Cycling ChampionshipsWest Cary Group Set to Promote 2015 UCI Road World Cycling Championships
by BWW News Desk (Fitness)

(9/30/2014) - RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Marketing-communications agencyWest Cary Group has been chosen as a strategic partner of Richmond 2015, the committee responsible for organizing next year's UCI Road World Cycling Championships (the Worlds). The elite sporting event will be held Sept. 1927, 2015, in and around Richmond. West Cary Group will provide ongoing marketing support through a host of communications channels including digital, direct and social.


HERE LIES LOVE Remix Collection Now AvailableHERE LIES LOVE Remix Collection Now Available
by BWW News Desk (CD/Books/DVDs)

(9/30/2014) - ?The Remix Collection from Here Lies Love, featuring reimaginings of the music from David Byrne andFatboy Slim's off-Broadway hit, is out now on Todomundo!, get it here. A collection of 14 tracks remixed by Matt Stine and Justin Levine, all proceeds will be donated to Gawad Kalinga, a charity dedicated to typhoon relief and ending poverty in the Philippines for 5 million families by 2024. The album is available at Here Lies Love performances at The Public Theater in New York and Dorfman Theater in London as well as via the Here Lies Love website, DavidByrne.com and other outlets.


East West Players Set Playwriting Competition 2042: SEE CHANGEEast West Players Set Playwriting Competition 2042: SEE CHANGE
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)

(9/30/2014) - East West Players (EWP), the nation's premier Asian American theatre organization, announces 2042: See Change, an initiative by East West Players to promote diversity in American theatre. According to census reports, it is estimated that by 2042, for the first time people of color will make up a majority of the United States population. With this shift in demographics, the face of America will look and feel different.


Luna Theater's to Open Season with QUILLS, 10/25-11/15Luna Theater's to Open Season with QUILLS, 10/25-11/15
by BWW News Desk (Philadelphia)

(9/30/2014) - Luna Theater Company's 13th 'Season of Seduction', commences with the darkly comic QUILLS by Doug Wright, October 25-November 15; followed by CLOSER by Patrick Marber, January 17 - February 7; and concludes with RASHOMON by Ryunosuke Akutagawa (adapted by Fay & Michael Kanin from the screenplay of Akira Kurosawa), March 21- April 11.


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Annie Potts Withdraws from Alliance Theatre's STEEL MAGNOLIAS; Beth Broderick Steps inAnnie Potts Withdraws from Alliance Theatre's STEEL MAGNOLIAS; Beth Broderick Steps in
by BWW News Desk (Atlanta)

(9/30/2014) - Potts, who has stepped away from her role as 'M'Lynn' due to 'health considerations' following knee surgery, will be replaced by Beth Broderick.


Photo Flash: Inside Kevin Spacey's Harman Center Benefit Concert in Washington D.C.Photo Flash: Inside Kevin Spacey's Harman Center Benefit Concert in Washington D.C.
by BWW News Desk (Washington, DC)

(9/30/2014) - Two-time Academy Award-winning actor Kevin Spacey took the stage last night in front of a sold out crowd at The Harman Center in Washington D.C. for a benefit supporting his Kevin Spacey Foundation, an organization which enables the creation of new work via grants, designs education opportunities through learning, and offers free university places via scholarships. The event was chaired by business leader/philanthropist Adrienne Arsht, along with honorary co-chairs Congressman Kevin McCarthy (R-CA 23rd District, House Majority Leader) and Steny Hoyer (D-MD 5th District, House Minority Whip).


TheatreLAB and Spin, Spit, & Swear to Present HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, 10/24-11/15TheatreLAB and Spin, Spit, & Swear to Present HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, 10/24-11/15
by BWW News Desk (Norfolk)

(9/30/2014) - TheatreLAB and Spin, Spit, & Swear will present Hedwig and the Angry Inch, by John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask, next month as the first show in TheatreLAB's second full season. Hedwig and the Angry Inch will be directed by Maggie Roop with musical direction by Anthony Smith, and will be performed at TheatreLAB's new venue, The Basement (300 East Broad Street), from October 24th- November 15th.


VIDEO: First Look - Neil Patrick Harris Shares Wedding Photos & Details on LETTERMANVIDEO: First Look - Neil Patrick Harris Shares Wedding Photos & Details on LETTERMAN
by BWW Special Coverage

(9/30/2014) - Neil Patrick Harris stopped by last night's LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN and gave fans a first look at photos from his marriage to David Burtka earlier this month in Italy.


Delightibles Gourmet Cat Treats Launch Nationwide at WalmartDelightibles Gourmet Cat Treats Launch Nationwide at Walmart
by BWW News Desk (Pets)

(9/30/2014) - Delightibles, an all-new line of high-quality gourmet cat treats, are now available at Walmart stores nationwide.


Petco Announces New Star Wars Pet Fans Collection Apparel in Time for Halloween Costume FestivitiesPetco Announces New Star Wars Pet Fans Collection Apparel in Time for Halloween Costume Festivities
by BWW News Desk (Pets)

(9/30/2014) - Just in time for Halloween, Petco is announcing the addition of Star Wars Pet Fans Collection apparel to their 2014 Halloween costume lineup, giving pet parents even more options for dressing up pets. The new Star Wars-themed apparel will include a TaunTaun Ride Along outfit, Jedi robes, Ewok hoodies and the famous Princess Leia bikini.


Laguna Niguel Veterinarian Receives National Award from Pets BestLaguna Niguel Veterinarian Receives National Award from Pets Best
by BWW News Desk (Pets)

(9/30/2014) - Pets Best Insurance Services, LLC, a leading U.S. pet insurance agency based in Boise, Idaho, announced today that veterinarian Dr. Pat Echolds has been voted the most recent winner of the agency's My Vet's the Best contest. The nationwide contest honors veterinarians for their outstanding service.


15 Tickets For Trafalgar Transformed's EAST IS EAST On Sale Tomorrow!£15 Tickets For Trafalgar Transformed's EAST IS EAST On Sale Tomorrow!
by BWW News Desk (UK / West End)

(9/30/2014) - Jamie Lloyd Productions' Trafalgar Transformed production of East is East, running from this Saturday 4 October at Trafalgar Studios, will release its initial batch of 15 Monday tickets on Wednesday 1 October from 10.00am. Tickets can be purchased via the box office in person or online (2 tickets per person per booking) 24 hours only. The dates on sale will be 13, 20, 27 October and 3 November, and will include every seat in the entire auditorium.


'Frozen, El Reino del Hielo Sing-Along' llega a los cines el 3 de octubre'Frozen, El Reino del Hielo Sing-Along' llega a los cines el 3 de octubre
by Roberto Rodríguez (Spain)

(9/30/2014) - Tras el gran xito cosechado en su estreno en cines en 2013, el prximo viernes 3 de octubre llega a la cartelera por tiempo limitado 'Frozen, El Reino del Hielo Sing-Along', versin karaoke de la taquillera pelcula de Disney. Podr verse en 154 cines de nuestro pas en formato 2D, y 13 de ellos contarn con animacin especial que convertirn la velada en una experiencia inolvidable.


CARSON - THE MUSICAL Workshop to be Held in New York this Year; Joan Rivers, Don Rickles & More Confirmed as CharactersCARSON - THE MUSICAL Workshop to be Held in New York this Year; Joan Rivers, Don Rickles & More Confirmed as Characters
by BWW News Desk

(9/30/2014) - Henry Bushkin's new Johnny Carson/TONIGHT SHOW musical, based on his own book about the late-night host, is quickly shaping up.


National Theatre Wales to Present BORDERGAME, a 'Fully Interactive' Theatre ProductionNational Theatre Wales to Present BORDERGAME, a 'Fully Interactive' Theatre Production
by BWW News Desk (UK / West End)

(9/30/2014) - National Theatre Wales' next production, Bordergame, will be a fully interactive theatre game of two halves The Autonomous Republic of Cymru is an independent state operating a points-based migration system. Its borders have come under increasing pressure recently - its health and education systems are still free, and there is plenty of work for skilled workers. A recent outbreak of TB in the Royal United Kingdom of New Britain and Northern Ireland (or NewK) has forced the issue to breaking point.


In Performance Video: MIGHTY REAL's Anthony Wayne Performs 'You Make Me Feel'In Performance Video: MIGHTY REAL's Anthony Wayne Performs 'You Make Me Feel'
by BWW News Desk

(9/30/2014) - This week's New York Times In Performance video features actor Anthony Wayne and pianist Anthony Miller in a performance of "You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)" from "Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical,"


American Repertory Ballet to Present A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Union County PAC's Hamilton Stage, 2/26/15American Repertory Ballet to Present A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Union County PAC's Hamilton Stage, 2/26/15
by BWW News Desk (New Jersey)

(9/30/2014) - RAHWAY, NJ - On October 17, 2014 at 8:00pm, American Repertory Ballet will present A Midsummer Night's Dream Preview Performance at Union County PAC's Hamilton Stage. The professional dancers of American Repertory Ballet will perform Act II of Artistic Director and choreographer Douglas Martin's brand new full-length ballet, and Martin will lead a pre- and post-performance discussion about the choreographic process.


BWW Reviews: Tinder Hits All the Right Notes in Otterbein's SWEET CHARITYBWW Reviews: Tinder Hits All the Right Notes in Otterbein's SWEET CHARITY
by Paul Batterson (Columbus)

(9/30/2014) - In the delightful Otterbein University production of SWEET CHARITY, Charity Hope Valentine (brilliantly portrayed by Madison Tinder) has worn her heart on her shelves so many times that she has it tattooed on her arm. The heart-shaped tattoo could be an analogy of the dancehall hostess' love life. It bears the name of a man she planned to move in with, only he dumped her (literally) and left her to drown in a lake at the park after stealing her purse.


BWW TV: Chatting with the Cast of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU on Opening Night!BWW TV: Chatting with the Cast of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU on Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV

(9/30/2014) - Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU just opened Sunday night, September 28, 2014, at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street), after 32 previews. The production is directed by six-time Tony Award-nominee and Drama Desk Award winner Scott Ellis (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Twelve Angry Men, 1776) and will play a 19-week limited engagement. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on hand for the big night to chat with the company, and below, you can check out interviews with the full gang from after the curtain went down!




 
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