MY FAIR LADY, Directed by Julie Andrews, Begins Tonight in Sydney MY FAIR LADY, Directed by Julie Andrews, Begins Tonight in Sydney
by BWW News Desk on August 30, 2016

Australia's MY FAIR LADY, directed by Julie Andrews, stars British performer Alex Jennings, as Professor Higgins and the young Australian star, Anna O'Byrne, as Eliza Doolittle. The production begins ... (more...)
DVR Alert: Angela Lansbury Documentary Airs Tonight on BBC DVR Alert: Angela Lansbury Documentary Airs Tonight on BBC
by TV News Desk on August 30, 2016

The documentary 'The Legendary Angela Lansbury' will air tonight August 30th from 10.00pm-11.00pm on BBC RADIO 2.... (more...)
Brady Center Announces Ticket Raffle for Benefit Concert of THE LAST FIVE YEARS Brady Center Announces Ticket Raffle for Benefit Concert of THE LAST FIVE YEARS
by BWW News Desk on August 29, 2016

The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence has just announced a ticket raffle for the upcoming benefit concert of Jason Robert Brown's THE LAST FIVE YEARS starring Tony Award-winner, Cynthia Erivo, and ... (more...)
AUDIO: Gene Wilder's Nephew, Jordan Walker-Pearlman, Shares Touching Remembrances AUDIO: Gene Wilder's Nephew, Jordan Walker-Pearlman, Shares Touching Remembrances
by Michael Dale on August 29, 2016

Gene Wilder, who originated the role of Billy Bibbit in the original 1963 Broadway production of ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST and went on to star film classics like THE PRODUCERS, BLAZING SADDLES, ... (more...)
PHOTO FLASH: Public Works' TWELFTH NIGHT Composer/Lyricist Shaina Taub Remembers 'Heroines Who Made Noise and Lit The Way' PHOTO FLASH: Public Works' TWELFTH NIGHT Composer/Lyricist Shaina Taub Remembers 'Heroines Who Made Noise and Lit The Way'
by Michael Dale on August 29, 2016

It's a big week ahead for composer/lyricist Shaina Taub, whose score for the Public Theater's Public Works production of a new musical adaptation of Shakespeare's TWELFTH NIGHT premieres this weekend.... (more...)
Owner of Ellen's Stardust Diner Responds to Unfair Treatment Allegations Owner of Ellen's Stardust Diner Responds to Unfair Treatment Allegations
by BWW News Desk on August 29, 2016

Ken Sturm, owner of Ellen's Stardust Diner, has released a statement in response to this week's allegations of unfair treatment of workers.... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Barbra Streisand Gets Candid in New Interview with EXTRA STAGE TUBE: Barbra Streisand Gets Candid in New Interview with EXTRA
by Stage Tube on August 29, 2016

Legendary singer, actress, and director Barbra Streisand sat down with "Extra's' Mario Lopez, getting candid about her marriage and her politics. She also revealed which celebrity impressed her the mo... (more...)
Does New Yorker Cartoonist Matthew Diffee Have It In For OH, HELLO's Gil Faizon and George St. Geegland? Does New Yorker Cartoonist Matthew Diffee Have It In For OH, HELLO's Gil Faizon and George St. Geegland?
by Michael Dale on August 29, 2016

The single-panel satirist struck again this week with another skewering of the Broadway-bound codgers.... (more...)
The Public Theater's Mobile Shakespeare Unit Hits The Road With Free Performances of HAMLET The Public Theater's Mobile Shakespeare Unit Hits The Road With Free Performances of HAMLET
by Michael Dale on August 29, 2016

Now in its sixth year, The Public Theater's Mobile Shakespeare Unit is focused on bringing Shakespeare to non-traditional venues such as prisons, homeless shelters and centers for disadvantaged youth ... (more...)
Got Kids? Love Theatre? Join the BroadwayWorld Team as a Writer for BWW JR Got Kids? Love Theatre? Join the BroadwayWorld Team as a Writer for BWW JR
by BWW News Desk on August 29, 2016

Got kids? Love theatre? BroadwayWorld.com is on the hunt for a new contributor to our BWW JR section. We're seeking an industry enthusiast, with excellent writing skills, to review kid-centric sho... (more...)
Gene Wilder, Star of 'WILLY WONKA', Mel Brooks Films and More, Dies at 83 Gene Wilder, Star of 'WILLY WONKA', Mel Brooks Films and More, Dies at 83
by BWW News Desk on August 29, 2016

Gene Wilder, star of WILLY WONKA AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY - which will soon grace Broadway in a new musical adaptation - and Mel Brooks films such as THE PRODUCERS, BLAZING SADDLES and YOUNG FRANKENS... (more...)
Rarely Revived 1974 Best Musical Tony Winner RAISIN Coming To Astoria Performing Arts Center Rarely Revived 1974 Best Musical Tony Winner RAISIN Coming To Astoria Performing Arts Center
by Michael Dale on August 29, 2016

RAISIN, adapted from Lorraine Hansberry's groundbreaking drama A RAISIN IN THE SUN, has not been frequently produced since winning the 1974 Tony Award for Best Musical.... (more...)
Frank Wildhorn's SCOTT & ZELDA to Play in Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below Frank Wildhorn's SCOTT & ZELDA to Play in Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk on August 29, 2016

Feinstein's/54 Below will host a concert celebration of Scott & Zelda: An American Musical on November 10, 2016.... (more...)
INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis -  8/29 INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 8/29
by BWW Special Coverage on August 29, 2016

Welcome to this week's edition of our new WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for the week ending 8/28/2016.... (more...)
Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 8/28/16 Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 8/28/16
by BWW News Desk on August 29, 2016

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 8/28/2016.... (more...)
BWW TV: Broadway Kids Show Off at BROADWAY SESSIONS! BWW TV: Broadway Kids Show Off at BROADWAY SESSIONS!
by Ben Cameron on August 29, 2016

When I was a kid, I spent a lot of time daydreaming about someday making it on big Broadway. There was lots of community theatre and talent shows and dancing for grandma and daydream after daydream. F... (more...)
Special Offers, Breaking News & More - Follow BWW on Twitter & Facebook!
by BWW News Desk on August 29, 2016

Are you one of the hundreds of thousands already following BroadwayWorld.com on Twitter and Facebook?... (more...)
Singing Waiters Organize Against Alleged Unfair Treatment at Ellen's Stardust Diner Singing Waiters Organize Against Alleged Unfair Treatment at Ellen's Stardust Diner
by BWW News Desk on August 29, 2016

BroadwayWorld received a statement today from employees of Ellen's Stardust Diner, 'home of the world famous singing waitstaff,' who have joined forces with the Industrial Workers of the World (I.W.W.... (more...)
Emily Blunt Teases Her MARY POPPINS May Be 'A Little Meaner' Emily Blunt Teases Her MARY POPPINS May Be 'A Little Meaner'
by Movies News Desk on August 29, 2016

Emily Blunt discusses her latest challenge of stepping into the iconic shoes of Julie Andrews for Disney's upcoming MARY POPPINS RETURNS.... (more...)
VIDEO: Darren Criss Urges His Fellow San Franciscans To See Him in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH VIDEO: Darren Criss Urges His Fellow San Franciscans To See Him in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH
by Michael Dale on August 29, 2016

Darren Criss, who came into the starring role in Hedwig AND THE ANGRY INCH as a replacement during its Broadway run, is very excited to be opening the musical's national tour in two very familiar envi... (more...)
Up on the Marquee: HEISENBERG Up on the Marquee: HEISENBERG
by Walter McBride on August 29, 2016

The Manhattan Theatre Club critically acclaimed Broadway transfer of Heisenberg, written by Tony and Olivier Award winner Simon Stephens, directed by Drama Desk Award winner Mark Brokaw, starring Tony... (more...)
VIDEO: Barbra Streisand Talks Politics, New Album & More on 60 MINUTES VIDEO: Barbra Streisand Talks Politics, New Album & More on 60 MINUTES
by TV News Desk on August 29, 2016

The singer sat down with the show's Michael Usher to discuss politics, her successful career in entertainment and her newest album 'Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway'.... (more...)
Cheyenne Jackson to Star in TV Land Pilot AMERICAN WOMAN Based on Real Housewife Kyle Richards Cheyenne Jackson to Star in TV Land Pilot AMERICAN WOMAN Based on Real Housewife Kyle Richards
by TV News Desk on August 29, 2016

AMERICAN HORROR STORY's Cheyenne Jackson and Jennifer Bartels have signed on to star in TV Land's upcoming pilot AMERICAN WOMAN.... (more...)
Bid To Meet WAITRESS' Sara Bareilles, Support OnePulse Foundation Bid To Meet WAITRESS' Sara Bareilles, Support OnePulse Foundation
by Michael Dale on August 29, 2016

Te newest online auction from Charitybuzz offers a chance to meet the five-time Grammy nominee.... (more...)
VIDEO: Red Bull Theater's Lust For The Past VIDEO: Red Bull Theater's Lust For The Past
by Michael Dale on August 29, 2016

Beginning with its 2003 production of Shakespeare's PERICLES, Red Bull Theater has become one of Off-Broadway's most noted not-profit companies specializing in plays of heightened language.  With the ... (more...)
   

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