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STAGE TUBE: Emma Watson Speaks Out About Gender Equality at UN|
by BWW News Desk (Pride)
(9/21/2014) - Former Harry Potter star (and recent Brown University graduate) Emma Watson recently made a speech as the new U.N. Women Goodwill Ambassador at the United Nations headquarters to launch a new gender equality campaign, HeForShe.
NJ Rep extends DINNER WITH THE BOYS Thru Oct. 12
by BWW News Desk (New Jersey)
(9/21/2014) - Due to popular demand, New Jersey Repertory Company, located at 179 Broadway in Long Branch, has extended the World Premiere of Dinner With The Boys by Dan Lauria for ONE WEEK. The added performances are as follows: Tuesday, October 7 at 7:00pm; Wednesday, October 8 at 7:00pm; Thursday, October 9 at 8:00pm; Friday, October 10 at 8:00pm; Saturday, October 11 at 3:00pm; and 8:00pm and Sunday, October 12 at 2:00pm.
Search for New Jersey's “Best Musical Theatre Voice” Kicks Off Sept.24-25
by BWW News Desk (New Jersey)
(9/21/2014) - American Idol meets Glee - that's the essence of the new Fearless Icon talent competition seeking the Best Musical Theatre Voice in New Jersey. The first of 10 elimination rounds starts this Wednesday, Sept. 24, at 8:00 p.m. at Hamilton Stage, 360 Hamilton Street, Rahway.
Lost and Found: Sex, Love and Second Chances, 10/11
by BWW News Desk (Albuquerque)
(9/21/2014) - Francesca Shrady, MA, a certified StoryHealer Facilitator and psychotherapist, in conjunction with Teatro Paraguas, presents LOST AND FOUND: sex, love and second chances for one night only Saturday, October 11 at 7:30 pm at Teatro Paraguas Studio, 3205 Calle Marie in Santa Fe.
Barn Players Present LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, 11/07-23
by BWW News Desk (Wichita)
(9/21/2014) - Next on stage at The Barn Players is "La Cage Aux Folles" - the play is the winner of six Tony Awards and was also turned into the popular movie "The Birdcage". The show will play November 7th through November 23rd with performances Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30 and Sunday matinees at 2:00 and is the Barn Players final 2014 regular season production.
Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre Presents FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, 9/26-10/05
by BWW News Desk (New Jersey)
(9/21/2014) - 50 years ago in 1964, Fiddler on the Roof first took Broadway by storm. Now on its golden anniversary, the Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre restages the classic musical that has become beloved to generations of theatergoers. Set for two weekends, Fiddler on the Roof will be performed on Friday, September 26 through Sunday, October 5. Shows are at 7:30 pm each evening.
NAFT Presents World Premiere Musical, WITCHES AMONG US, 10/03-11/07
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)
(9/21/2014) - New American Folk Theatre (NAFT) announced that it will present the world premiere of "Witches Among Us", a musical by Chicagoans Rick Karlin (book) and Scott Free (music and lyrics), on October 3, at The Call, 1547 W. Bryn Mawr Ave.
Photo Flash: Winthrop Playmakers Presents THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW: ALIVE ON STAGE, 10/09-17
by BWW News Desk (Boston)
(9/21/2014) - Let's do the time warp again! The Winthrop Playmakers proudly present the production of Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror Show: Alive on Stage. The smash-hit rock 'n roll musical will be done as a live dinner theatre show Thursdays and Fridays, October 9 & 10 and 16 & 17, at Cottage Park Yacht Club, 76 Orlando Avenue, Winthrop, MA. Doors open at 7:00 with the show at 8:00 pm.
Unbound Productions Presents WICKED LIT 2014, 10/03-11/08
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)
(9/21/2014) - Unbound Productions Executive Director Jonathan Josephson, Artistic Director Paul Millet, and Producing Artistic Director Jeff G. Rack have announced details for WICKED LIT 2014, the 6th annual immersive theatre event that will take place at Mountain View Mausoleum and Cemetery in Altadena, California. The production will run from October 3-November 8, 2014.
Society Cabaret Presents 2014 Cabaret Comico: A Salute to Comic Singers and Songwriters 10/17-18
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)
(9/21/2014) - Society Cabaret presents the 2014 edition of Cabaret Comico: A salute to comic singers and songwriters. Two different shows of original song and comic musical theatre hosted by Society Cabaret's Director of Entertainment G. Scott Lacy with vocalist and emcee Lua Hadar. GUEST STARS: OCT 17, 8pm - Candace Forest, Paul Frantz, Diane Merlino, Nancy Schimmel, Bobby Weinapple, and Beth Wilmurt. OCT 18, 8pm - Marilyn Cooney, Bill Cooper, Barry Lloyd, Lauren Mayer, Darlene Popovic, and Ray Renati.
ALL HER FACES – A PORTRAIT OF DUSTY SPRINGFIELD, 10/16-26
by BWW News Desk (Cabaret)
(9/21/2014) - From Now On Productions, LLC, will present ALL HER FACES - A PORTRAIT OF DUSTY SPRINGFIELD, for a limited run, October 15 - 26 at the Workshop Theater Company's Main Stage Theater.
Artscape's Heritage Festival Presents Theatre, Music, Dance and Poetry Sept. 24-30
by BWW News Desk (South Africa)
(9/21/2014) - Multicultural theatre, music, dance and poetry productions are set to engage audiences in a celebration of South Africa's rich heritage at the Artscape Theatre. With South Africa's annual Heritage Day taking place on 24 September, The Artscape Heritage Festival will present a series of productions until 30 September that reflect on South Africa's history, the struggle for freedom, the pros and cons of life in the "new" South Africa and the Rainbow Nation's rich cultural diversity.
Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for September 22-28
by BWW Special Coverage (Cabaret)
(9/21/2014) - Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestra's begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven- o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: SMILE : A Broadway Reunion Concert, Celebrating Adolph Green - 100 Years of Wonderful, Jamie deRoy and Friends, Randy Graff: Re-Made In Brooklyn, and The Songs of Scott Evan Davis, featuring Karen Mason, Lisa Howard & more.
Special Photo Flashback: Remembering Polly Bergen
by Walter McBride
(9/21/2014) - BroadwayWorld.com reported yesterday the sad news that actress, singer and stage veteran Polly Bergen died today at her home in Connecticut, at 84 of natural causes. The star was surrounded by friends and family at the time of her passing. Today, we take a look back at photos of the star, taken by BWW's Walter McBride.
Hottest Articles on BWWFitnessWorld.com from 9/14/2014 - 9/21/2014
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Photo Flash: Dramafest Presents LOVERS, AT HOME WITH THE HERRING BONES, and More
by BWW News Desk (Seattle)
(9/21/2014) - COMEDY, drama, satire and social commentary come together in a celebration of theatre this September as the Independent Theatre Association presents Dramafest.
Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics September 20 - Part 2 - ON THE TOWN Snaps First SIP, and More!
by BWW News Desk
(9/21/2014) - BroadwayWorld collected as many of yesterday's evening Saturday Intermission Pics as we could to bring you Part 2 of our September 20 #SIP round-up! Check out Part 1 HERE.
Photo Flash: Unseen Theatre Co. Presents THE LAST CONTINENT
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Adelaide)
(9/21/2014) - Unseen Theatre Company presents, by popular demand, a return season of Sir Terry Pratchett's 'The Last Continent, adapted for the Stage and Directed by Pamela Munt, September 19-October 4 at 8pm. Performances will be at Bakehouse Theatre, 255 Angas Street, Adelaide. Check out production photos below!
Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Andrew Lippa, and More Featured in BROADWAY AT BIRDLAND Concert
by BWW News Desk
(9/21/2014) - The Broadway at Birdland concert series was proud to present Broadway legend Chita Rivera in a fundraiser called An Evening of Song, benefiting the Art Attack Foundation, on Monday, September 15. BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the evening below!
Sexy Sass Dawn Derow Serves LEGIT at Metropolitan Room, 9/26
by BWW News Desk (Cabaret)
(9/21/2014) - Sexy Coloratura, MAC Award Nominee Dawn Derow, the New England song bird, serves it up again, at New York's Metropolitan Room in an Opera Cabaret entitled 'LEGIT,' on September 26.
AUDIO Exclusive: FROM HERE TO ETERNITY Hits Movie Theatres This October! Musical Countdown, Day 3 - Thirty Year Man
by BroadwayWorld TV
(9/21/2014) - Omniverse Vision just released of the original cast recording of Stuart Brayson and Tim Rice's epic new musical FROM HERE TO ETERNITY. The live double album is now available on iTunes and Amazon, serving as a prelude to the premiere US screenings of the film version in theaters around the country on Thursday, October 2; Sunday, October 5; and Tuesday, October 7. BroadwayWorld is counting down the days until the musical's big screen debut, and to celebrate the upcoming release, we'll continue to bring you daily song previews from the album. Today, check out Track 3 (Disc 1)- 'Thirty Year Man.'
Arizona Puppet Theater Presents BABY BEAR GOES TO SCHOOL and More This Fall
by BWW News Desk (Phoenix)
(9/21/2014) - This fall, the Arizona Puppet Theatre presents shows about many furry friends.
BWW Reviews: BEETHOVEN FESTIVAL 1 Delighted With Well-Known and Less Often Heard Works
by Barry Lenny (Australia - Adelaide)
(9/21/2014) - When you need the solace that only music can bring, and Mozart is too sentimental, it must be, it has to be Beethoven.
Theater People Podcast Welcomes GODSPELL, GLEE Star Telly Leung
by Matt Tamanini
(9/21/2014) - On Monday, September 22 the Theater People Podcast welcomes the multi-talented Telly Leung. Topics discussed include his work on the musical TV show GLEE, his work on Broadway including FLOWER DRUM SONG, the groundbreaking 2004 revival of Stephen Sondheim' PACIFIC OVERTURES, RENT, and GODSPELL, and his new role as a producer on the rock musical short film GRIND starring Anthony Rapp.
Photo Coverage: Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman, and More Featured in PBS Taping of AMERICAN SONGBOOK at NJPAC
by Stephen Sorokoff
(9/21/2014) - NJTV, New Jersey's Public Television Network and New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) have collaborated on a second season of American Songbook at NJPAC. The six part series, is being taped in NJPAC's Victoria Theater and broadwayworld was there for last nights concert, which was hosted by Ted Chapin and written and produced by Will Friedwald. Performing last night were Maureen McGovern, Marilyn Maye, Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman. BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the evening below!
STAGE TUBE: On This Day 9/21- ANNIE GET YOUR GUN
by Stage Tube
(9/21/2014) - Today in 1966, Annie Get Your Gun opened at the Broadway Theatre, where it ran for 77 performances.Annie Get Your Gun is a musical with lyrics and music written by Irving Berlin and a book by Herbert Fields and his sister Dorothy Fields. The story is a fictionalized version of the life of Annie Oakley (1860-1926), who was a sharpshooter from Ohio, and her husband, Frank Butler. Songs that became hits include 'There's No Business Like Show Business', 'Doin' What Comes Natur'lly', 'You Can't Get a Man with a Gun', 'They Say It's Wonderful', and 'Anything You Can Do.'
Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 9/21/2014
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Now Playing Onstage in Tucson - Week of 9/21/2014
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Now Playing Onstage in Central Pennsylvania - Week of 9/21/2014
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Now Playing Onstage in Madison - Week of 9/21/2014
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Now Playing Onstage in San Antonio - Week of 9/21/2014
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Now Playing Onstage in Austin - Week of 9/21/2014
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Now Playing Onstage in Memphis - Week of 9/21/2014
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Now Playing Onstage in Cincinnati - Week of 9/21/2014
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Now Playing Onstage in Charlotte - Week of 9/21/2014
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