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Granddaughter of Maria Von Trapp Calls Gaga's OSCAR Performance 'Exquisite'Granddaughter of Maria Von Trapp Calls Gaga's OSCAR Performance 'Exquisite'
Posted: Feb. 26, 2015


BWW Interview: Theatre Legend Lea Salonga on ALLEGIANCE, Her Stage Legacy and Bringing a Brand New Show to Town HallBWW Interview: Theatre Legend Lea Salonga on ALLEGIANCE, Her Stage Legacy and Bringing a Brand New Show to Town Hall
Posted: Mar. 2, 2015


BWW TV: Inside Rehearsal for THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME's Spring Run at Paper Mill Playhouse!BWW TV: Inside Rehearsal for THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME's Spring Run at Paper Mill Playhouse!
Posted: Feb. 24, 2015


Anthony Rapp Would Reprise His Role in HEDWIG 'in a Millisecond'Anthony Rapp Would Reprise His Role in HEDWIG 'in a Millisecond'
Posted: Feb. 28, 2015


VIDEO: Meryl Streep Performs INTO THE WOODS Deleted Song 'She'll Be Back'!VIDEO: Meryl Streep Performs INTO THE WOODS Deleted Song 'She'll Be Back'!
Posted: Feb. 27, 2015


STAGE TUBE: Broadway Flashback- Watch 18-Year-Old Laura Benanti Sing 'The Sound of Music' on Broadway!STAGE TUBE: Broadway Flashback- Watch 18-Year-Old Laura Benanti Sing 'The Sound of Music' on Broadway!
Posted: Mar. 1, 2015


VIDEO: Watch Andrew Rannells & Jimmy Fallon Audition for GLEE's Series FinaleVIDEO: Watch Andrew Rannells & Jimmy Fallon Audition for GLEE's Series Finale
Posted: Feb. 26, 2015


Julie Andrews & Christopher Plummer Talk SOUND OF MUSIC: 'It Was the Moment in My Career Where Everything Exploded'Julie Andrews & Christopher Plummer Talk SOUND OF MUSIC: 'It Was the Moment in My Career Where Everything Exploded'
Posted: Mar. 1, 2015


BREAKING NEWS: It's Official, HAMILTON Sets Broadway Dates for July Previews, August OpeningBREAKING NEWS: It's Official, HAMILTON Sets Broadway Dates for July Previews, August Opening
Posted: Feb. 24, 2015


STAGE TUBE: Watch Imelda Staunton Belt it Out as 'Mama Rose' in West End's GYPSY!STAGE TUBE: Watch Imelda Staunton Belt it Out as 'Mama Rose' in West End's GYPSY!
Posted: Mar. 2, 2015


VIDEO: Brave Krysta Rodriguez Shaves Head; Continues Blogging Cancer BattleVIDEO: Brave Krysta Rodriguez Shaves Head; Continues Blogging Cancer Battle
Posted: Feb. 27, 2015


One Night Only Report & Photos: Deborah Voigt in VOIGT LESSONS at the 92nd Street YOne Night Only Report & Photos: Deborah Voigt in VOIGT LESSONS at the 92nd Street Y
Posted: Feb. 28, 2015


BWW TV Exclusive: Spotlight on the Cast of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS- Meet Jill Paice!BWW TV Exclusive: Spotlight on the Cast of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS- Meet Jill Paice!
Posted: Feb. 28, 2015


VIDEO: Watch Disney's INTO THE WOODS Blu-ray Trailer with Meryl Streep's Deleted Song 'She'll Be Back'VIDEO: Watch Disney's INTO THE WOODS Blu-ray Trailer with Meryl Streep's Deleted Song 'She'll Be Back'
Posted: Feb. 26, 2015


FIRST LOOK - Eddie Redmayne Takes On Transgender Role in Upcoming THE DANISH GIRLFIRST LOOK - Eddie Redmayne Takes On Transgender Role in Upcoming THE DANISH GIRL
Posted: Feb. 27, 2015


STAGE TUBE: Miranda Sings Quits Youtube; Announces Book Plans!STAGE TUBE: Miranda Sings Quits Youtube; Announces Book Plans!
Posted: Feb. 25, 2015


Up on the Marquee: FINDING NEVERLANDUp on the Marquee: FINDING NEVERLAND
Posted: Feb. 28, 2015


Gary Barlow: 'Corden Got Me FINDING NEVERLAND Job'Gary Barlow: 'Corden Got Me FINDING NEVERLAND Job'
Posted: Feb. 27, 2015


Guy Warren-Thomas to Lead New PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY UK Tour, Adapted by Oscar Wilde's GrandsonGuy Warren-Thomas to Lead New PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY UK Tour, Adapted by Oscar Wilde's Grandson
by BWW News Desk (UK / West End)

(3/3/2015) - Fresh from a critically acclaimed UK Tour and West End run of The Trials of Oscar Wilde, European Arts Company returns with a thrilling adaptation of Oscar Wilde's only novel to celebrate the 125th anniversary of its publication.


QPAC Becomes First Australian Performing Arts Centre to Share Content on Google Cultural InstituteQPAC Becomes First Australian Performing Arts Centre to Share Content on Google Cultural Institute
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Brisbane)

(3/3/2015) - The Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) today became the first Australian performing arts centre to share content on the Google Cultural Institute. QPAC and Queensland Museum are the only two Queensland cultural organisations to be selected for the Australian launch of the Institute among fourteen others nationwide. Launched today, the platform will now allow people around the world to explore parts of Brisbane's vibrant culture online.


New Jersey Performing Arts Center Announces Cutting-Edge Broadcasst Solutions PackageNew Jersey Performing Arts Center Announces Cutting-Edge Broadcasst Solutions Package
by BWW News Desk (New Jersey)

(3/3/2015) - Reinventing its business model for long-term growth, the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) has announced the creation of a cutting-edge broadcast solutions package


Emma Watson Joins McKellen, Hopkins in TV Adaptation of THE DRESSEREmma Watson Joins McKellen, Hopkins in TV Adaptation of THE DRESSER
by TV News Desk

(3/3/2015) - Today Starz revealed that Emily Watson (The Theory of Everything, War Horse) has joined the cast as 'Her Ladyship'


Jennifer Damiano, Ciara Renee & More Set for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Benefit at Highline BallroomJennifer Damiano, Ciara Renee & More Set for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Benefit at Highline Ballroom
by BWW News Desk (Cabaret)

(3/3/2015) - Tony nominee Jennifer Damiano (Spider Man: Turn Off the Dark, Next to Normal), Glee regular, Alex Newell, and Broadway favorites Richard H. Blake (Jersey Boys, Wicked), and Ciara Renee (The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Pippin) set to perform in a benefit concert for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital April 6th at Highline Ballroom.


West End's SWEENEY TODD, with Bryn Terfel and Emma Thompson, Adds Performance, April 5West End's SWEENEY TODD, with Bryn Terfel and Emma Thompson, Adds Performance, April 5
by BWW News Desk (UK / West End)

(3/3/2015) - Due to unprecedented public demand, an extra performance has been scheduled on Sunday 5 April at 3pm for Lonny Price's production of Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler's Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, A Musical Thriller at the London Coliseum. Tickets for the 5 April performance, including 300 seats at 10 each, will go on sale today (3 March 2015) at 10am. Sales for Sweeney Todd broke English National Opera box office records last September and the few remaining seats for performances from 30 March are available through the box office.


Traveling Troupe Will Celebrate 25th Anniversary with Free PerformancesTraveling Troupe Will Celebrate 25th Anniversary with Free Performances
by BWW News Desk (Detroit)

(3/3/2015) - Celebrating 25 years of school performances, The Traveling Troupe has been giving back to the West Michigan through theater - "theater for everyone" as their motto. Traveling Troupe is made-up of a group of pre-teens, teens and adults volunteering their time to perform a family-friendly production for children aged, 8-14 years and their families. All performances take place in area of Kent County Public and private schools.


Chicago Dramatists to Open Season with World Premiere of THE MECCA TALES, 3/13-4/12Chicago Dramatists to Open Season with World Premiere of THE MECCA TALES, 3/13-4/12
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(3/3/2015) - After taking a one-year hiatus from production, Chicago Dramatists is officially launching its new season with the highly-anticipated world premiere of The Mecca Tales written by Resident Playwright Rohina Malik and directed by Associate Artistic Director Rachel Edwards Harvith. The production, which was developed in conjunction with the Goodman Theatre, is running March 13 to April 12 at Chicago Dramatists (1105 W. Chicago Avenue) with previews March 5, 6, 7 and 12. Press nights are March 13 and 14 at 8:00 p.m.


FLUFF Returning to QPAC, 9-15 AprilFLUFF Returning to QPAC, 9-15 April
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Brisbane)

(3/3/2015) - From Brisbane to Broadway and back again, the highly acclaimed children's production FLUFF: A Story of Lost Toys makes its return to the Cremorne Theatre, Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) from 9 to 15 April 2015.


FIRST LISTEN: Cashmere Cat's 'Adore' Featuring Ariana GrandeFIRST LISTEN: Cashmere Cat's 'Adore' Featuring Ariana Grande
by BWW News Desk

(3/3/2015) - "Adore," the new song from Cashmere Cat featuring Ariana Grande, is out now on Friends Keep Secrets/Interscope. Listen below


VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Cate Blanchett Gets Wicked in All New Clip from Disney's CINDERELLAVIDEO: Sneak Peek - Cate Blanchett Gets Wicked in All New Clip from Disney's CINDERELLA
by Movies News Desk

(3/3/2015) - PEOPLE has shared an exclusive clip at Cate Blanchett in Disney's upcoming CINDERELLA, a live-action version of the fairy tale hitting theaters March 13. Check it out below!


Auditorium Theatre Adds of 'An Evening with the Roosevelts' & 'JBL Presents A.R. Rahman: The Intimate Concert Tour' to SeasonAuditorium Theatre Adds of 'An Evening with the Roosevelts' & 'JBL Presents A.R. Rahman: The Intimate Concert Tour' to Season
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(3/3/2015) - Continuing its 125th Anniversary celebration, the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University adds two, one-night-only performances to its momentous season.


Gia Mora to Bring EINSTEIN'S GIRL to Cornelia Street Cafe, 3/8Gia Mora to Bring EINSTEIN'S GIRL to Cornelia Street Cafe, 3/8
by BWW News Desk (New York City)

(3/3/2015) - Nationally recognized actor and vocalist Gia Mora announces an east coast tour of her critically acclaimed solo show, Einstein's Girl. The show will play New York City for one night only on Sunday, March 8th at 8:30pm at Cornelia Street Cafe in Greenwich Villiage. Cornelia Street Cafe is located at 29 Cornelia Street, between Bleeker and West 4th Street.


Adelaide Festival to Offer 'Pay What You Can' TicketsAdelaide Festival to Offer 'Pay What You Can' Tickets
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Adelaide)

(3/3/2015) - For the first time this year, Adelaide Festival of Arts has introduced Pay What You Can Tickets for low income earners including pensioners and the unemployed.


Natalie Birriel's SPEAK! Set for Rough Draft Festival, 3/28Natalie Birriel's SPEAK! Set for Rough Draft Festival, 3/28
by BWW News Desk (New York City)

(3/3/2015) - Natalie Birriel is proud to announce a performance of her autobiographical solo show Speak! at LaGuardia Performing Arts Center on March 28th at 7:30 pm. Directed by Andreas Robertz, Speak! is a 90's music driven show about Natalie's journey from being a stutterer who couldn't say her own name to not being able to shut up! Speak! is a heartbreakingly funny and inspirational tale for anyone who has ever felt held back from saying what they truly wanted to say! This special performance is part of the Rough Draft Festival at LaGuardia Community College in Long Island City.


Beatles Tribute Show RAIN Coming to Community Center Theater, 3/17-22Beatles Tribute Show RAIN Coming to Community Center Theater, 3/17-22
by BWW News Desk (Sacramento)

(3/3/2015) - Experience an all new show when the internationally-acclaimed Beatles concert, RAIN: A Tribute to The Beatles, returns to the Sacramento Community Center Theater for a limited engagement, 8 shows only, from March 17 - 22.


VIDEO: Watch THE COMEDIANS Star Josh Gad Use 'Olaf' to Get Out of TroubleVIDEO: Watch THE COMEDIANS Star Josh Gad Use 'Olaf' to Get Out of Trouble
by TV News Desk

(3/3/2015) - THE COMEDIANS stars Billy Crystal (Broadway's 700 Sundays) and Josh Gad (Broadway's Book of Mormon) reveal that they are not ashamed to use their animated counterparts in real life situations.


Photo Flash: First Look at CHICAGO's Newest Merry Murderesses - Jennifer Nettles & Carly Hughes!Photo Flash: First Look at CHICAGO's Newest Merry Murderesses - Jennifer Nettles & Carly Hughes!
by BWW News Desk

(3/3/2015) - Now through Sunday, March 29, Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter and international music superstar Jennifer Nettles and Broadway baby Carly Hughes (Pippin, Beautiful) are dazzling New York audiences as Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly in the Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical CHICAGO at the Ambassador Theatre (219 W. 49th St.).


Visit Calistoga Hosts Mudder of All Weekends With 5K Fun Run and More, 3/27Visit Calistoga Hosts Mudder of All Weekends With 5K Fun Run and More, 3/27
by BWW News Desk (Fitness)

(3/3/2015) - Calistoga, Calif.


Personalized Voicemail Message from Hugh Jackman Among Items for LPTW Annual AuctionPersonalized Voicemail Message from Hugh Jackman Among Items for LPTW Annual Auction
by Movies News Desk

(3/3/2015) - Want to get a fabulous prize and help support women in theatre? Bidding is now open for the 2015 LPTW Annual Auction!


Earnest Eats Launches New Line of Detoxifying Hot CerealsEarnest Eats Launches New Line of Detoxifying Hot Cereals
by BWW News Desk (Fitness)

(3/3/2015) - Earnest Eats, makers of natural foods with the nourishment of whole, unprocessed ingredients, today announced its new line of Detoxifying Hot Cereals to help consumers feel bright, balanced and energized. Made with real food, efficacious herbs and spices, the new line was developed in tandem with nutrition and holistic health professionals to provide the necessary whole grains, fiber, fat, and nourishment to power and satisfy while supporting the body's natural detoxification processes. Available in four varieties, Spark, Beam, Thrive and Bliss, Earnest Eats Detoxifying Hot Cereals will be showcased at Natural Products Expo West, March 6-8 at the Earnest Eats booth, number 3481.


Texas State University's Department of Theatre and Dance to Present MEDEA, 3/5-8Texas State University's Department of Theatre and Dance to Present MEDEA, 3/5-8
by BWW News Desk (San Antonio)

(3/3/2015) - Texas State University's Department of Theatre and Dance is presenting the production Medea March 5 - 8, 2015.


GymLynx Launches New Online Fitness MarketplaceGymLynx Launches New Online Fitness Marketplace
by BWW News Desk (Fitness)

(3/3/2015) - GymLynx, Inc., a new and exciting addition to the online fitness industry, today announced the launch of its online marketplace to offer independent fitness trainers, instructors, coaches and specialists the ability to easily browse fitness facilities in local gyms and studios, compare features, and rent space to lead their own class for their clients. It's free to join! The secure marketplace is located at www.GymLynx.com.


CHARLEY'S AUNT Opens 3/20 at City TheaterCHARLEY'S AUNT Opens 3/20 at City Theater
by BWW News Desk (Austin)

(3/3/2015) - Different Stages continues its 2013 - 2014 season with Brandon Thomas's Charley's Aunt. Oxford students Jack and Charley can't court their sweethearts without a chaperone. Charley's aunt is on her way from Brazil and will fit the bill - until her arrival is delayed! What to do, what to do? By George, they hire an impersonator, or rather coerce their rascally schoolmate Fancourt to pose as Charley's aunt from Brazil, -"where the nuts come from." Complications begin when the schoolmate, in drag, becomes the love object of two older men.


BWW Reviews: Encore Theatre's BEHIND CLOSED DOORS Slammed AmbivalenceBWW Reviews: Encore Theatre's BEHIND CLOSED DOORS Slammed Ambivalence
by Guest Blogger: Bryan-Keyth Wilson (Houston)

(3/3/2015) - With 17 years on the theatre scene in Houston, there are excellent things going on at The Encore Theatre. This production of BEHIND CLOSED DOORS definitely had its hits and misses, but I look forward to seeing more theatre from this group.


DIRTY DANCING National Tour Welcomes New 'Baby' TonightDIRTY DANCING National Tour Welcomes New 'Baby' Tonight
by BWW News Desk

(3/3/2015) - Gillian Abbott assumes the iconic role of Frances "Baby" Houseman tonight in the North American tour of Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage. Abbott joins the production as it begins performances at the Connor Palace at Playhouse Square in Cleveland, where it will continue through March 22.


Austin Playhouse to Present I'M NOT RAPPAPORTAustin Playhouse to Present I'M NOT RAPPAPORT
by BWW News Desk (Austin)

(3/3/2015) - This Tony Award-winning play introduces audiences to the unforgettable characters Nat and Midge, two senior citizens who meet in Central Park to escape and combat the sometimes unpleasant realities of life. Together they fight injustice, spin fantasies, and form a friendship full of comic genius. Our production reunites acclaimed actors Tom Parker and Billy Harden as Nat and Midge--roles they've played for director Don Toner in 1989 and 1998 productions. As Toner says, "They're damn near old enough to play the parts now!"


Steve Silver Foundation & 'Beach Blanket Babylon' Set 2015 'Scholarship for the Arts' ProgramSteve Silver Foundation & 'Beach Blanket Babylon' Set 2015 'Scholarship for the Arts' Program
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(3/3/2015) - Producer Jo Schuman Silver, The Steve Silver Foundation and Beach Blanket Babylon - the world's longest running musical revue - are proud to announce the 2015 Steve Silver Foundation and Beach Blanket Babylon 'Scholarship for the Arts' program. Created in 2002 as part of its commitment to the arts, the 'Scholarship for the Arts' program has grown into an annual event eagerly anticipated by San Francisco Bay Area high schools and the community.


Country Music Star Carrie Underwood Announces Birth of Baby Boy Isaiah!Country Music Star Carrie Underwood Announces Birth of Baby Boy Isaiah!
by TV News Desk (Celebrities)

(3/3/2015) - Country superstar Carrie Underwood turned to Twitter to announce the arrival of her baby boy Isaiah Michael Fisher.


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North Coast Extends at The PITNorth Coast Extends at The PIT
by BWW News Desk (Comedy - New York City)

(3/3/2015) - North Coast, New York City's premiere hiphop improv comedy show, is proud to announce a 6 month extension at the Peoples Improv Theater after 9 months of highly successful weekly shows. North Coast will now perform every Saturday night at 8pm through September 2015.


'GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE' Tour Will Kick Off in Chicago This Fall; IF/THEN, GOTTA DANCE World Premiere & More Coming to the Windy City!'GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE' Tour Will Kick Off in Chicago This Fall; IF/THEN, GOTTA DANCE World Premiere & More Coming to the Windy City!
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(3/3/2015) - Broadway In Chicago has announced the upcoming 2015-2016 season line-up celebrating Broadway In Chicago's 15th anniversary. The hits just keep on coming to Chicago with the Pre-Broadway World Premiere of GOTTA DANCE and Tony Award-winning musicals A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER, CABARET and MATILDA THE MUSICAL plus IF/THEN and DIRTY DANCING. The 2015-2016 season will go on sale Sunday, March 8.


Erykah Badu, NE-YO & More Join Lineup for Bet Experience Presented by Coca-Cola This JuneErykah Badu, NE-YO & More Join Lineup for Bet Experience Presented by Coca-Cola This June
by BWW News Desk (Music - Los Angeles)

(3/3/2015) - BET Networks and AEG announce the latest talent confirmed to perform during BET Experience at L.A. LIVE June 25 - 28, 2015.


Kerry Washington to Be Honored At GLAAD Media AwardsKerry Washington to Be Honored At GLAAD Media Awards
by TV News Desk

(3/3/2015) - GLAAD, the nation's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy organization, today announced it will honor Golden Globe and Emmy-nominated actress Kerry Washington at the 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles at the Beverly Hilton on March 21, 2015.


STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from West End's BEAUTIFUL, Starring Katie Brayben!STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from West End's BEAUTIFUL, Starring Katie Brayben!
by Stage Tube (UK / West End)

(3/3/2015) - The West End production of Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, opened on 24 February 2014 at the Aldwych Theatre, London. Directed by Marc Bruni, Beautiful - The Carole King Musical has book byDouglas McGrath with words and music by Gerry Goffin, Carole King, Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you production highlights from the musical, starring Katie Brayben!




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