Dominic Cooper to Star in THE LIBERTINE, Aug. 31 Dominic Cooper to Star in THE LIBERTINE, Aug. 31
by BWW News Desk on August 31, 2016

Dominic Cooper returns to the stage this year to play debauched 17th Century rake the Earl of Rochester in The Libertine.  This sexually charged masterpiece by award-winning playwright Stephen Jeffrey... (more...)
Lillias White to Star in MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM, Directed by Phylicia Rashad in Los Angeles Lillias White to Star in MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM, Directed by Phylicia Rashad in Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk on August 31, 2016

Center Theatre Group has announced the casting for August Wilson's 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom' which begins previews August 31, opens September 11 and continues through October 16, 2016, at the Mark Ta... (more...)
Don Barnhart's BATTLE COMICS Gets Rave Reviews Entertaining The Troops Overseas Don Barnhart's BATTLE COMICS Gets Rave Reviews Entertaining The Troops Overseas
by BWW News Desk on August 31, 2016

Entertaining the troops has always been a priority for Vegas based comedian Don Barnhart who just finished another successful Battle Comics Standup & Improv Tour... (more...)
Lineup Announced for CHICAGO's Free SummerStage Concert Lineup Announced for CHICAGO's Free SummerStage Concert
by BWW News Desk on August 31, 2016

On Today, August 31st, the cast of Broadway's Longest Running American Musical will celebrate its 20th Year on Broadway with a free concert at SummerStage in Central Park.... (more...)
Stephen Sondheim Talks Character, Composition, and Chord Progressions Stephen Sondheim Talks Character, Composition, and Chord Progressions
by BWW News Desk on August 30, 2016

In a brand-new interview with The New York Times, legendary musical theatre composer, Stephen Sondheim sits down with Anthony Tommasini to discuss the ins and outs of musical composition and why we wi... (more...)
PHOTO FLASH: Mark Wendland's HEISENBERG Set Design Provides Plenty of On-Stage Seating PHOTO FLASH: Mark Wendland's HEISENBERG Set Design Provides Plenty of On-Stage Seating
by Michael Dale on August 30, 2016

When Manhattan Theatre Club presented two-time Olivier Award winner Simon Stephens' HEISENBERG this past spring, director Mark Brokaw's production played at the intimate Off-Broadway space, Stage II a... (more...)
FOX's THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW Celebrates Another Decadent Transformation Tuesday FOX's THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW Celebrates Another Decadent Transformation Tuesday
by Michael Dale on August 30, 2016

FOX's THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW has declared every Tuesday as #TransformationTuesday, with a new piece of Twitter content revealed every week.... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: HAMILTON's Javier Munoz Speaks for NYU's 2016 Presidential Welcome STAGE TUBE: HAMILTON's Javier Munoz Speaks for NYU's 2016 Presidential Welcome
by Stage Tube on August 30, 2016

HAMILTON star Javier Muñoz recently spoke at Madison Square Garden for NYU's 2016 Presidential Welcome. Fun fact: Muñoz was signed by an agent before his high school graduation, leading him to enroll ... (more...)
HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Might Bring Magic to the Silver Screen; Daniel Radcliffe to Return to Franchise? HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Might Bring Magic to the Silver Screen; Daniel Radcliffe to Return to Franchise?
by Jessica Khan on August 30, 2016

Is it time for some more movie magic? HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD could be Hollywood's next Harry Potter-inspired trilogy, according to the New York Daily News. ... (more...)
Playwright David Henry Hwang Writes on the Passing of Gene Wilder Playwright David Henry Hwang Writes on the Passing of Gene Wilder
by BWW News Desk on August 30, 2016

Playwright David Henry Hwang, who worked with Wilder briefly in the early stages of his play M. Butterfly, just wrote a tribute to the stage and screen legend. Wilder was cast as Rene Gallimard- a rol... (more...)
Edinburgh Fringe Encore Series Returns To New York's SoHo Playhouse Edinburgh Fringe Encore Series Returns To New York's SoHo Playhouse
by Michael Dale on August 30, 2016

For the 11th year, the Edinburgh Fringe Encore Series will be bringing some of the best of the year's festival productions to New York.... (more...)
Watch Lesli Margherita Rehearse for Her MATILDA Return! Watch Lesli Margherita Rehearse for Her MATILDA Return!
by BWW News Desk on August 30, 2016

Lesli Margherita, Broadway's original Mrs. Wormwood, returns to MATILDA THE MUSICAL at the Shubert Theatre beginning September 6, 2016.... (more...)
Livestream Chat Tonight With FIDDLER ON THE ROOF's Virtuoso Violinist, Kelly Hall-Tompkins Livestream Chat Tonight With FIDDLER ON THE ROOF's Virtuoso Violinist, Kelly Hall-Tompkins
by Michael Dale on August 30, 2016

Along with the blaring burlesque trumpet that climaxes GYPSY's overture, the soft and hesitant sound of Fiddler on the Roof's opening fiddle solo that leads into Tevye's introduction of the people of ... (more...)
Photo Coverage: Travel Back to Where Everybody Knows Your Name- Meet the Company of CHEERS LIVE ON STAGE Photo Coverage: Travel Back to Where Everybody Knows Your Name- Meet the Company of CHEERS LIVE ON STAGE
by Walter McBride on August 30, 2016

Stageworks Media and Troika Entertainment will present the National Touring production of CHEERS LIVE ON STAGE, which will open in Boston, where the famous bar is located, September 9-18, 2016. As pre... (more...)
BWW Interview: Back for More- Darren Criss Reveals Details on the Return of The Great Elsie Fest! BWW Interview: Back for More- Darren Criss Reveals Details on the Return of The Great Elsie Fest!
by Nicole Rosky on August 30, 2016

Darren Criss, the mastermind behind the event, just checked in with BroadwayWorld to chat about all things Elsie...... (more...)
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by BWW News Desk on August 30, 2016

Are you one of the hundreds of thousands already following BroadwayWorld.com on Twitter and Facebook?... (more...)
Broadwaysted Podcast Welcomes Caricature Artist and Actor Justin 'Squigs' Robertson Broadwaysted Podcast Welcomes Caricature Artist and Actor Justin 'Squigs' Robertson
by Broadwaysted on August 30, 2016

This week the Broadwaysted crew is painting the town all the colors with theatrical caricature artist and actor Justin 'Squigs' Robertson. #EnemyoftheShow (and Kimberly's fiance) Jay Schmidt again fil... (more...)
VIDEO: AVENUE Q Salutes Gene Wilder, Recreates Classic YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Scene VIDEO: AVENUE Q Salutes Gene Wilder, Recreates Classic YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Scene
by Michael Dale on August 30, 2016

The gang at Off-Broadway's AVENUE Q saw fit to honor Wilder with humor, recreating a classic moment from YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN.... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Flashback to the Caribbean with the Original ONCE ON THIS ISLAND STAGE TUBE: Flashback to the Caribbean with the Original ONCE ON THIS ISLAND
by BWW News Desk on August 30, 2016

In celebration of the news, we're flashing back to the original production with a medley performed at the 1991 Tony Awards, followed by 'Waiting for Life', performed by original Ti Moune, LaChanze.... (more...)
Lin-Manuel Miranda Chats HAMILTON & Modern Politics Before Musical Lands in Chicago Lin-Manuel Miranda Chats HAMILTON & Modern Politics Before Musical Lands in Chicago
by BWW News Desk on August 30, 2016

In an interview ahead of HAMILTON's Chicago debut on September 27, its creator Lin-Manuel Miranda spoke with Time Out Chicago about how in this high-stakes election season, the show's 200-year-old the... (more...)
Must-Watch VIDEO: TONIGHT SHOW Outtake - After Goofs, Jimmy Fallon Joins Barbra Streisand & Alec Baldwin for Duet! Must-Watch VIDEO: TONIGHT SHOW Outtake - After Goofs, Jimmy Fallon Joins Barbra Streisand & Alec Baldwin for Duet!
by TV News Desk on August 30, 2016

In this outtake from last Thursday's TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, Barbra Streisand and Alec Baldwin turned their duet of 'The Best Thing That Ever Has Happened' into a trio when they invite Jim... (more...)
VIDEO: Barbra Streisand & Melissa McCarthy Record 'Anything You Can Do' from 'Encore' VIDEO: Barbra Streisand & Melissa McCarthy Record 'Anything You Can Do' from 'Encore'
by BWW News Desk on August 30, 2016

Below, watch as Barbra Streisand and funny lady Melissa McCarthy record 'Anything You Can Do' from the iconic musical ANNIE GET YOUR GUN.... (more...)
Bid To Meet Kristin Chenoweth, Support Artists Striving to End Poverty Bid To Meet Kristin Chenoweth, Support Artists Striving to End Poverty
by Michael Dale on August 30, 2016

Charitybuzz's new online auction offers a chance to see Kristin Chenoweth in concert and meet her backstage.... (more...)
First Look - Sutton Foster Sizzles in Steamy Photos from YOUNGER Season 3! First Look - Sutton Foster Sizzles in Steamy Photos from YOUNGER Season 3!
by TV News Desk on August 30, 2016

Check out a first look at the third season of YOUNGER, premiering Wednesday, Sept. 28, at 10 p.m. ET/PT on TV Land.... (more...)
First Look: Official Festival Poster Art Revealed for Musical Drama LA LA LAND First Look: Official Festival Poster Art Revealed for Musical Drama LA LA LAND
by Movies News Desk on August 30, 2016

Today, Ryan Gosling debuted the below poster for LA LA LAND, timed with the Venice Film Festival.... (more...)
   

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