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HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL Broadway Run & Movie Musical Planned For 2016?HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL Broadway Run & Movie Musical Planned For 2016?
Posted: Sep. 15, 2014


AMERICAN PSYCHO to Open on Broadway in Fall 2015?AMERICAN PSYCHO to Open on Broadway in Fall 2015?
Posted: Sep. 17, 2014


BWW TV: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of LOVE LETTERSBWW TV: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of LOVE LETTERS
Posted: Sep. 19, 2014


Melissa Rivers Thanks Well-Wishers in the Wake of Her Mother's DeathMelissa Rivers Thanks Well-Wishers in the Wake of Her Mother's Death
Posted: Sep. 18, 2014


E! Celebrates Joan Rivers with Full Day of Special Programming TodayE! Celebrates Joan Rivers with Full Day of Special Programming Today
Posted: Sep. 19, 2014


VIDEO: VoicePlay Counts Down Top 10 Broadway Hits - A Cappella!VIDEO: VoicePlay Counts Down Top 10 Broadway Hits - A Cappella!
Posted: Sep. 17, 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


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


UPDATE: Investigation on Joan Rivers' Death Reveals Biopsy Performed Without Prior Consent; Doctor Took 'Selfie'UPDATE: Investigation on Joan Rivers' Death Reveals Biopsy Performed Without Prior Consent; Doctor Took 'Selfie'
Posted: Sep. 17, 2014


UPDATE: Character Names in Disney's INTO THE WOODS Movie Unchanged from Stage VersionUPDATE: Character Names in Disney's INTO THE WOODS Movie Unchanged from Stage Version
Posted: Sep. 19, 2014


Meryl Streep Featured in All-New INTO THE WOODS Poster Art!Meryl Streep Featured in All-New INTO THE WOODS Poster Art!
Posted: Sep. 16, 2014


Barbra Streisand's PARTNERS Album Out TodayBarbra Streisand's PARTNERS Album Out Today
Posted: Sep. 16, 2014


AUDIO: The Twins Are Back! First Listen of SIDE SHOW's Act One Closer- 'Who Will Love Me as I Am?'AUDIO: The Twins Are Back! First Listen of SIDE SHOW's Act One Closer- 'Who Will Love Me as I Am?'
Posted: Sep. 18, 2014


Lea Salonga Confirms Performance At MISS SAIGON 25th Anniversary Along With Pryce & BowmanLea Salonga Confirms Performance At MISS SAIGON 25th Anniversary Along With Pryce & Bowman
Posted: Sep. 17, 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


Photo Flash: Meet the New Cast of ANYTHING GOES National Tour!Photo Flash: Meet the New Cast of ANYTHING GOES National Tour!
Posted: Sep. 18, 2014


INTO THE WOODS Movie Character Names To Be Disney-fied?INTO THE WOODS Movie Character Names To Be Disney-fied?
Posted: Sep. 19, 2014


BWW Recap: Mayberry Goes Rogue on SONS OF ANARCHYBWW Recap: Mayberry Goes Rogue on SONS OF ANARCHY
Posted: Sep. 17, 2014


Photo Flash: First Look at Keke Palmer and Sherri Shepherd in Broadway's CINDERELLA!Photo Flash: First Look at Keke Palmer and Sherri Shepherd in Broadway's CINDERELLA!
Posted: Sep. 12, 2014


Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Sep. 19Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Sep. 19
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(9/19/2014) - Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from Friday, September 19, 2014.


BWW Exclusive: Backstage at Cirque du Soleil's 'KURIOS'BWW Exclusive: Backstage at Cirque du Soleil's 'KURIOS'
by Alan Henry (Toronto)

(9/19/2014) - BroadwayWorld has exclusive photo coverage from backstage at Cirque du Soleil's KURIOS. See the full photo gallery below! What if you could alter reality at will? Delve into a world of curiosity where seeing is disbelieving: the world of KURIOS - Cabinet of Curiosities from Cirque du Soleil. The show immerses you in a mysterious and fascinating realm that disorients your senses and challenges your perceptions, leaving you to wonder: 'Is it real, or just a figment of my imagination?'


Photo Flash: First Look at Madalena Alberto, Ben Forster and Marti Pellow in EVITA in the West EndPhoto Flash: First Look at Madalena Alberto, Ben Forster and Marti Pellow in EVITA in the West End
by Roy Berko

(9/19/2014) - Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's EVITA returns to London's West End for a strictly limited season. Opening on Tuesday 16 September at the recently refurbished Dominion Theatre, the musical considered by many to be Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's masterwork will play for 55 performances only in the West End, with musical theatre and pop icon Marti Pellow playing Che, Ben Forster playing Augustin Magaldi, and newcomer Madalena Alberto in the title role. Scroll down for photos from this week's opening performances!


Review Roundup: NOLI ME TANGERE OPERA Manila; Show Runs Until 9/28Review Roundup: NOLI ME TANGERE OPERA Manila; Show Runs Until 9/28
by Oliver Oliveros (Philippines)

(9/19/2014) - The long awaited return of the country's first full-length grand opera NOLI ME TANGERE (a full stage production of the opera* was last seen in Manila 27 years ago), inspired by Jose Rizal's 1887 classic romantic novel 'Noli Me Tangere' ('Touch Me Not'), featuring music by National Artist Felipe de Leon and libretto by National Artist Guillermo Tolentino, is about to enter its second weekend at Resorts World Manila's Newport Performing Arts Theatre. (*Think of a live 30-piece philharmonic orchestra accompanying the opera actors.)


Donizetti's ANNA BOLENA to Screen This Sunday at the San Francisco Public LibraryDonizetti's ANNA BOLENA to Screen This Sunday at the San Francisco Public Library
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(9/19/2014) - The Merola Opera Program and the San Francisco Public Library Main Branch are pleased to present the second season of Merola Goes to the Movies, the free, opera-on-film series. Donizetti's powerful opera Anna Bolena will be screened this Sunday, September 21, at 1 pm in the Koret Auditorium at the San Francisco Public Library Main Branch (100 Larkin Street). Doors for first come seating open at 12:30 pm.


Bob Rossman to Lead THE ACTOR MOVES 2 Workshop in Nevada City, 10/18 & 25Bob Rossman to Lead THE ACTOR MOVES 2 Workshop in Nevada City, 10/18 & 25
by BWW News Desk (Sacramento)

(9/19/2014) - Sierra Stages and Wolf Gait Studio are pleased to offer a two-part workshop led by local actor Bob Rossman on Saturday October 18 and Saturday October 25 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Sierra Stages Rehearsal Studio in Nevada City.


FOTOGRAMAS, Lunes, Teatro El CuboFOTOGRAMAS, Lunes, Teatro El Cubo
by BWW News Desk (Argentina)

(9/19/2014) - Fotogramas es un nueva pera Rock completamente original, dirigida por Ricardo Bangueses, escrita por Sofia Schverdfinger y Judith Cabral, con musica de Schverdfinger, Cabral y Guido Cefaly, la cual se desarrolla combinando a la perfeccion dos areas: el cine y el teatro.


Tapman Productions to Kick Off Inaugural Season with THE ADVENTURES OF TAPMAN, Jan 28Tapman Productions to Kick Off Inaugural Season with THE ADVENTURES OF TAPMAN, Jan 28
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(9/19/2014) - Tapman Productions, a newly formed Chicago-based tap company, and Artistic Director Tristan Bruns are proud to announce an inaugural full-length season at the Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Ave. The season includes three original productions: The Adventures of Tapman (January 28 - February 8, 2015) featuring a tap dancing superhero, The Tapmen Repertory Performance (May 29 - June 7, 2015), a unique collaboration integrating tap dance and modern dance and Tapman Productions presents MADD Rhythms (September 11 - 20, 2015), a performance that showcases fellow tap dance company, MADD Rhythms.


PAINTING IN RED to Make World Premiere at the Greenway Court, 10/18PAINTING IN RED to Make World Premiere at the Greenway Court, 10/18
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)

(9/19/2014) - Playwrights' Arena, in association with Greenway Arts Alliance at Greenway Court Theatre, presents the World Premiere of PAINTING IN RED by Luis Alfaro, opening Saturday, October 18, 2014. Directed by Jon Lawrence Rivera, the production will star Elisa Bocanegra, Cristina Frias, Joe Hernandez-Kolski, Justin Huen, Jayme Lake, West Liang and Rodney To.


The Arvada Center to Present Creede Rep's THE LAST ROMANCE, 9/26-10/26The Arvada Center to Present Creede Rep's THE LAST ROMANCE, 9/26-10/26
by BWW News Desk (Denver)

(9/19/2014) - The Arvada Center will host the critically acclaimed Creede Repertory Theatre's (CRT) presentation of The Last Romance by Joe DiPietro in the Black Box Theater. Previews are September 26 through 28 at 7:30 p.m. nightly, opening Tuesday, September 30 through October 26.


Southern Rep Theatre Supports Project Lazarus With 10/3 Performance of BROOMSTICKSouthern Rep Theatre Supports Project Lazarus With 10/3 Performance of BROOMSTICK
by BWW News Desk (New Orleans)

(9/19/2014) - Southern Rep Theatre is proud to announce a partnership with Project Lazarus.


Staircase Theatre to Stage HUNTER GATHERERS, Oct 30-Nov 15Staircase Theatre to Stage HUNTER GATHERERS, Oct 30-Nov 15
by BWW News Desk (Vancouver)

(9/19/2014) - Staircase Theatre presents the Canadian premiere of Peter Sinn Nachtrieb's wickedly funny play, Hunter Gatherers. Directed by Vancouver theatre veteran Ryan Gladstone, Hunter Gatherers is a darkly comic evening where the line between the civilized and the primal is blurred and where not everyone will survive long enough to enjoy the brownies for dessert. Hunter Gatherers stars Jessie Award winning actors Jay Clift & Peter Carlone, as well as Jessie Award nominee Pippa Mackie and Maryanne Renzetti. The show is Fight Directed by Mike Kovac and designed by Sarah Melo and Jessie-Award winner Carolyn Rapanos. It runs October 30-November 15 at the Havana Theatre.


J.e. Franklin to Present TO BREAK EVERY YOKE at the Castillo Theatre, 10/5J.e. Franklin to Present TO BREAK EVERY YOKE at the Castillo Theatre, 10/5
by BWW News Desk (Off-Off-Broadway)

(9/19/2014) - Drama Desk Award winning playwright Ms. J. e Franklin will present her new book To Break Every Yoke, a collection of plays that includes her classic drama Black Girl, on Sunday October 5, from 2pm-4pm at the Castillo Theatre located at 543 W 42nd Street.


GISELLE and LA BAYADERE Set for Houston Ballet's 2014-15 Tour, Kicking Off 11/1GISELLE and LA BAYADERE Set for Houston Ballet's 2014-15 Tour, Kicking Off 11/1
by BWW News Desk (Dance - Houston)

(9/19/2014) - Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch announced touring plans for both Houston Ballet and Houston Ballet II, the second company featuring exciting young dancers from around the globe launching their careers, for the 2014-2015 season today.


Nicholas Dromard, Keith Hines, Hayden Milanes and Drew Seeley to Star in JERSEY BOYS in San Diego, 10/21-26Nicholas Dromard, Keith Hines, Hayden Milanes and Drew Seeley to Star in JERSEY BOYS in San Diego, 10/21-26
by BWW News Desk (San Diego)

(9/19/2014) - Casting has been announced for the San Diego engagement of the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning hit musical JERSEY BOYS, the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, playing at The San Diego Civic Theatre from October 21-26. The cast of JERSEY BOYS will be led by Nicolas Dromard (Tommy DeVito), Keith Hines (Nick Massi), Hayden Milanes (Frankie Valli) and Drew Seeley (Bob Gaudio) as The Four Seasons, with Barry Anderson and Thomas Fiscella.


Playwrights Horizons Extends BOOTYCANDY Through October 19Playwrights Horizons Extends BOOTYCANDY Through October 19
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(9/19/2014) - Playwrights Horizons announced today that their New York premiere production of the acclaimed new play Bootycandy, written and directed by Obie Award winner Robert O'Hara, would extend an additional week. The production is the season opener of the theater company's 2014/2015 Season. After opening on Wednesday, September 10, the limited engagement -- originally scheduled to play through Sunday, October 12 -- will now play through Sunday, October 19 at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street).


Photo Flash: THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK Author John Dempsey Visits Ogunquit PlayhousePhoto Flash: THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK Author John Dempsey Visits Ogunquit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk (Maine)

(9/19/2014) - The Ogunquit Playhouse, America's Foremost Summer Theatre was honored to have John Dempsey, the author and lyricist of the musical comedy The Witches of Eastwick, in the audience on the evening of September 18th. After the show Mr. Dempsey joined Executive Artistic Director Bradford T. Kenney and the cast backstage to congratulate them on their performances and to take a group photo. He visited with James Barbour who stars in the Ogunquit production as Darryl Van Horne, as well as with Sally Struthers (Felicia Gabriel), and the three leading actresses Nancy Anderson (Sukie Rougemont), Sara Gettelfinger (Alexandra Spofford)and Mamie Parris (Jane Smart). The Witches of Eastwick runs through September 27th. Scroll down for a photo!


3rd Annual Grand Dragon Master Baccarat Championship to Kick Off 9/26 in Las Vegas3rd Annual Grand Dragon Master Baccarat Championship to Kick Off 9/26 in Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk (Las Vegas)

(9/19/2014) - The Las Vegas leg of the 3rd Annual Grand Dragon Master Baccarat Championship kicks off on September 26, 2014. The total global prize pool for the 3rd Annual Grand Dragon Master Baccarat Championship, which includes Las Vegas Sands properties in Macao, Singapore, and Sands Bethlehem is USD$10,000,000 and players in the Las Vegas leg of the championship will be playing for a portion of the $1.59 million prize pool.


Photo Flash: THE SHOPLIFTERS Celebrates Opening at D.C.'s Arena StagePhoto Flash: THE SHOPLIFTERS Celebrates Opening at D.C.'s Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk

(9/19/2014) - Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater kicks off the 2014/15 season with the world premiere of Morris Panych's The Shoplifters, a biting comedy about society's haves and have-nots and how much they might actually have in common. The Shoplifters runs through October 19, 2014 in the Kreeger Theater. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below!


Science Fiction Theatre Opens Crystal Jackson's THE SINGULARITY TonightScience Fiction Theatre Opens Crystal Jackson's THE SINGULARITY Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Boston)

(9/19/2014) - Science Fiction Theatre Company presents the world premiere of The Singularity by Crystal Jackson.


Jan Abrams to Bring I'LL BE SEEING YOU to the Arthur Newman Theater, 10/5Jan Abrams to Bring I'LL BE SEEING YOU to the Arthur Newman Theater, 10/5
by BWW News Desk (San Diego)

(9/19/2014) - Los Angeles cabaret singer Jan Abrams will perform "I'll Be Seeing You" at the Arthur Newman Theater at the Joslyn Center in Palm on Sunday, October 5, 2014 at 2 PM. If you can image a time when everyone gathered around the radio listening to music to take your mind off your worries for those loved ones 'over there'? Even if you can't -- you'll love this new show by Jan Abram's with acclaimed musical director Christopher Marlowe on the baby grand.


'REVOLUTION IN THE ELBOW' Closes Tomorrow Night Off-Broadway'REVOLUTION IN THE ELBOW' Closes Tomorrow Night Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(9/19/2014) - The world premiere musical REVOLUTION IN THE ELBOW will conclude its Off-Broadway run Saturday evening, September 20th at the Minetta Lane Theatre. With book, music & lyrics by var Pall Jonsson, the cast of REVOLUTION IN THE ELBOW is headed by Tony Award winner Cady Huffman and Kate Shindle. Performances for this "sinister, politically spot-on new rock musical with roots in David Bowie and George Orwell" (NY Music Daily) began July 31st with the official opening on August 13th.


Photo Flash: First Look at THE COMMONS OF PENSACOLA at Northlight TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at THE COMMONS OF PENSACOLA at Northlight Theatre
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(9/19/2014) - Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents the second-ever production of The Commons of Pensacola byAmanda Peet, directed by Robin Witt. The production will run at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie, now through October 19, 2014. The press performance is tomorrow, September 20, 2014 at 2:30 pm. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!


Charles Herrera to Bring BY REQUEST to the Joslyn Center, 9/28Charles Herrera to Bring BY REQUEST to the Joslyn Center, 9/28
by BWW News Desk (Cabaret)

(9/19/2014) - One of Palm Springs most popular singers will perform his new show, "By Request" at Arthur Newman Theater at the Joslyn Center in Palm Desert on Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 2 PM.


First Listen - Nat Jay's New Single 'Can't Getcha Out'First Listen - Nat Jay's New Single 'Can't Getcha Out'
by BWW News Desk (Music - Toronto)

(9/19/2014) - Canadian singer/songwriter Nat Jay has been making quite the name for herself over the last few years. Since her first EP release in 2008 with Lights Across The Sky, she's written consistently, had songs placed in such acclaimed shows as ABC's Men In Trees, been a showcasing artist at NXNE and featured performer at the Vancouver Folk Festival. Next week sees the release of her debut album, All I Think When I Wake Up on September 23rd.


Aurora Theatre's 'All Aboard Swing Nights' Move to Thursdays at 550 TracksideAurora Theatre's 'All Aboard Swing Nights' Move to Thursdays at 550 Trackside
by BWW News Desk (Atlanta)

(9/19/2014) - Aurora Theatre continues the popular Aurora Swing Nights concert series with All Aboard Swing Nights on September 25 at 8:00pm. This year the concerts will be on Thursday nights at one of the most spectacular event facilities in Gwinnett, 550 Trackside.


E!'s THE FASHION POLICE to Continue Without Joan RiversE!'s THE FASHION POLICE to Continue Without Joan Rivers
by TV News Desk

(9/19/2014) - THE FASHION POLICE will continue on without the late Joan Rivers.


Photo Flash: John Epperson and More at LYPSINKA! THE TRILOGY PartyPhoto Flash: John Epperson and More at LYPSINKA! THE TRILOGY Party
by BWW News Desk

(9/19/2014) - After a 9-year absence, a triple dose of the legendary Lypsinka, John Epperson's iconic creation, will be doled out this fall when the 'Goddess of Showbiz' deigns to grace New York City with her sweeping presence in LYPSINKA! THE TRILOGY. Last night, the company held a cocktail party to celebrate the show, and BroadwayWorld has photos below!


New York Live Arts to Present U.S. Debut of KINDERTOTENLIEDER, 10/29-11/1New York Live Arts to Present U.S. Debut of KINDERTOTENLIEDER, 10/29-11/1
by BWW News Desk (Dance - New York City)

(9/19/2014) - New York Live Arts presents the U.S. premiere of Gisele Vienne's Kindertotenlieder, October 29 - November 1 at 7:30pm in the New York Live Arts Theater. As noted by Caden Manson in an article for Contemporary Performance, Vienne's Kindertotenlieder provides "The perfect breeding ground for the birth of the uncanny in our imagination, of the eerie blend of something that is equally familiar and strange."


SCARY MUSICAL THE MUSICAL Asks Audiences to Tweet to Pick the Killer; Show Opens Tonight at NoHo Arts CenterSCARY MUSICAL THE MUSICAL Asks Audiences to Tweet to Pick the Killer; Show Opens Tonight at NoHo Arts Center
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)

(9/19/2014) - Lexikat Artists and MB Artists in association with the multi-award-winning NoHo Arts Center Ensemble (NoHo ACE) are thrilled to announce that the world premiere musical, SCARY MUSICAL The Musical, book by Richard Hochberg, music and lyrics by Richard Hochberg and Michael Paternostro, musical direction by Brent Crayon, orchestrations by Kenny Seymour and directed and choreographed by James J. Mellon will let YOU choose the killer! With three different alternate endings, this is the first theatre production that asks you to TURN ON YOUR PHONES during the show to vote!


Calvin Harris to Ring in 2015 at Hakkasan Las Vegas Nightclub, 12/31Calvin Harris to Ring in 2015 at Hakkasan Las Vegas Nightclub, 12/31
by BWW News Desk (Las Vegas)

(9/19/2014) - Hakkasan Las Vegas Nightclub at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino today announced resident DJ Calvin Harris as its highly anticipated headlining artist for New Year's Eve Wednesday, Dec. 31. The Vegas hot spot will host the ultimate adults-only nightlife celebration as revelers and the world-renowned DJ are set to come together to say goodbye to 2014 and toast in a new year.


STAGE TUBE: Sutton Foster Stars in THE NOBODIES Short Film on Funny or DieSTAGE TUBE: Sutton Foster Stars in THE NOBODIES Short Film on Funny or Die
by Stage Tube

(9/19/2014) - Funny or Die just unveiled a new short film called THE NOBODIES by Greg Bratman and Dusty Brown, with Broadway's Sutton Foster in a starring role! Click below to check out her performance alongside Jim Gaffigan, Tony Hale, Jack McBrayer, Ellie Kemper and Tommy Dewey.


BWW Interviews: Madalena Alberto, London's New EVITA!BWW Interviews: Madalena Alberto, London's New EVITA!
by Carrie Dunn (UK / West End)

(9/19/2014) - We talk to London's new Eva Peron about the West End run, filling the Dominion - and singing Don't Cry For Me Argentina eight shows a week.




 
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