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Dallas Summer Musicals' THE KING AND I Casting Causes ControversyDallas Summer Musicals' THE KING AND I Casting Causes Controversy
Posted: Jan. 25, 2015


BREAKING: Emma Watson Cast as Belle in Disney's Upcoming Live-Action BEAUTY AND THE BEASTBREAKING: Emma Watson Cast as Belle in Disney's Upcoming Live-Action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
Posted: Jan. 26, 2015


Breaking News: LES MISERABLES Announces New Leads for Second Year on Broadway; Plus Tony Nominee Ramin Karimloo Extends!Breaking News: LES MISERABLES Announces New Leads for Second Year on Broadway; Plus Tony Nominee Ramin Karimloo Extends!
Posted: Jan. 30, 2015


Review Roundup: A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY Opens Off-Broadway - All the Reviews!Review Roundup: A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY Opens Off-Broadway - All the Reviews!
Posted: Jan. 29, 2015


STAGE TUBE: Watch Sting & The Cast of THE LAST SHIP's Emotional Final Curtain CallSTAGE TUBE: Watch Sting & The Cast of THE LAST SHIP's Emotional Final Curtain Call
Posted: Jan. 25, 2015


VIDEO: Principal Announces Snow Day Closing with 'Let It Go' Parody!VIDEO: Principal Announces Snow Day Closing with 'Let It Go' Parody!
Posted: Jan. 27, 2015


Jessica Lange's Full Performance Of David Bowie's 'Heroes' From AMERICAN HORROR STORYJessica Lange's Full Performance Of David Bowie's 'Heroes' From AMERICAN HORROR STORY
Posted: Jan. 25, 2015


UPDATING LIVE: Winter Storm Juno Hits NYC- All Broadway Shows Cancelled for Monday Night!UPDATING LIVE: Winter Storm Juno Hits NYC- All Broadway Shows Cancelled for Monday Night!
Posted: Jan. 26, 2015


21st ANNUAL SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS; All the Winners!21st ANNUAL SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS; All the Winners!
Posted: Jan. 25, 2015


VIDEO: Theater Teacher's 'Uptown Funk' Video Brings Bruno Mars to Tears!VIDEO: Theater Teacher's 'Uptown Funk' Video Brings Bruno Mars to Tears!
Posted: Jan. 28, 2015


Dallas Summer Musicals Responds to THE KING AND I Casting ControversyDallas Summer Musicals Responds to THE KING AND I Casting Controversy
Posted: Jan. 26, 2015


Michael Arden, Patrick Page, Ciara Renee and More to Return in THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at Paper Mill This Spring; Full Cast Announced!Michael Arden, Patrick Page, Ciara Renee and More to Return in THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at Paper Mill This Spring; Full Cast Announced!
Posted: Jan. 29, 2015


Photos & Exclusive Special Report: Norm Lewis at Lincoln Center's American SongbookPhotos & Exclusive Special Report: Norm Lewis at Lincoln Center's American Songbook
Posted: Jan. 30, 2015


Photo Coverage: Broadway Shuts Down in Preparation for Winter Storm Juno!Photo Coverage: Broadway Shuts Down in Preparation for Winter Storm Juno!
Posted: Jan. 26, 2015


INTO THE WOODS Becomes #6 Highest Grossing Movie Musical In HistoryINTO THE WOODS Becomes #6 Highest Grossing Movie Musical In History
Posted: Jan. 25, 2015


BWW TV: Meet the Cast of ONE DAY Musical- Plus a Performance Sneak Peek!BWW TV: Meet the Cast of ONE DAY Musical- Plus a Performance Sneak Peek!
Posted: Jan. 29, 2015


From the West End to West 54th Street- Meet Danielle Hope!From the West End to West 54th Street- Meet Danielle Hope!
Posted: Jan. 27, 2015


IF/THEN To Launch National Tour in DenverIF/THEN To Launch National Tour in Denver
Posted: Jan. 29, 2015


SOUND OFF: GLEE Gets It Together Thanks To Father Figures & FriendshipSOUND OFF: GLEE Gets It Together Thanks To Father Figures & Friendship
by Pat Cerasaro

(1/30/2015) - Today we are recounting the highlights of this week's brand new episode of GLEE.


STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at TRIBES, Opening Next Month at Artists RepSTAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at TRIBES, Opening Next Month at Artists Rep
by Stage Tube (Portland)

(1/30/2015) - Sweeping the nation at luminary theatre companies like Steppenwolf, Barrow Street Theatre and La Jolla Playhouse after originating at London's Royal Court Theatre, Tribes by Nina Raine will open on Artists Rep's Alder Stage starting February 3. Click below for a preview of the show!


Station Casinos Teams With Tony Gemignani to Open Three Restaurants This SpringStation Casinos Teams With Tony Gemignani to Open Three Restaurants This Spring
by BWW News Desk (Food + Wine)

(1/30/2015) - Station Casinos LLC is partnering with 11-time World Pizza Champion Tony Gemignani to open three new restaurants in spring 2015. New eateries include Slice House by Tony Gemignani and the award-winning Pizza Rock, both joining Green Valley Ranch Resort, and Little Tony's, a new Italian concept opening at Palace Station.


Chunky Move to Present New Work DEPTH OF FIELD, March 6-14Chunky Move to Present New Work DEPTH OF FIELD, March 6-14
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Melbourne)

(1/30/2015) - Chunky Move and Malthouse Theatre present 'Depth of Field,' a new work by Chunky Move, running Friday 6 March - Saturday 14 March at the The Coopers Malthouse Forecourt.


BALLROOM WITH A TWIST Comes to San Diego, 2/28BALLROOM WITH A TWIST Comes to San Diego, 2/28
by BWW News Desk (Dance - San Diego)

(1/30/2015) - Gentlemen, here's the ideal Valentine's Day gift for your ladies: tickets to romantic Ballroom with a Twist, coming to the Poway Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 8pm. Combine this star-studded event with a starlit Dinner on the Plaza and you have the perfect date night.


Williams Street Rep to Stage MARRIED ALIVE! in Time for Valentine's DayWilliams Street Rep to Stage MARRIED ALIVE! in Time for Valentine's Day
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(1/30/2015) - Married Alive!, poduced by Williams Street Rep, features book & lyrics by Sean Grennan and music by Leah Okimoto. Directed by Regina Belt-Daniels, the production opens February 6, 2015.


Carl Hancock Rux's STRANGER ON EARTH Set for Harlem Stage, 2/19-20Carl Hancock Rux's STRANGER ON EARTH Set for Harlem Stage, 2/19-20
by BWW News Desk (Off-Off-Broadway)

(1/30/2015) - The World Premiere 'The Year of James Baldwin - Carl Hancock Rux's Stranger on Earth,' a new work commissioned and produced by Harlem Stage, will run for two days only, Thursday and Friday, February 19 & 20 at 7:30pm.


The CCD Art & Supply Co. to Present Group Show 'THE ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE', 2/7The CCD Art & Supply Co. to Present Group Show 'THE ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE', 2/7
by BWW News Desk (Brooklyn)

(1/30/2015) - Art collective THE CCD ART & SUPPLY CO. presents their second group art show: 'THE ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE: MOBSTER MOVIES... IN BLOOD RED!' The show features works from sixteen artists inspired by sixteen famous mobster movies and opens for one night only on Saturday, February 7 at 8pm at the Irish Haven bar at 5721 4th Avenue in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Admission is free, and all the artwork featured is for sale.


Irvin Mayfield and NOJO to Play the Van Wezel, 2/11Irvin Mayfield and NOJO to Play the Van Wezel, 2/11
by BWW News Desk (Music - Miami)

(1/30/2015) - Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra (NOJO) hit the road for a 12-city tour which will make a stop at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, February 11. In addition to Mayfield on trumpet, the 18-piece Orchestra includes such respected musicians as Victor Atkins on piano and Ed "Sweetbread" Petersen on saxophone.


Yannick Nezet-Seguin to Return as Music Director of The Philadelphia Orchestra Through 2021-22 SeasonYannick Nezet-Seguin to Return as Music Director of The Philadelphia Orchestra Through 2021-22 Season
by BWW News Desk (Classical - Pennsylvania)

(1/30/2015) - The Philadelphia Orchestra is pleased to tell all of its supporters and fans the great news it shared onstage today with its matinee audience.


STAGE TUBE: Toronto Theatre Launches Kickstarter for Reimagined Production of THE LAST FIVE YEARSSTAGE TUBE: Toronto Theatre Launches Kickstarter for Reimagined Production of THE LAST FIVE YEARS
by Stage Tube

(1/30/2015) - THE LAST FIVE YEARSDaemon Theatre, based in Toronto, Canada, and created by Carl Puci, a fourth-year Theatre Production student at Ryerson University, is presenting a reimagined production of Jason Robert Brown's THE LAST FIVE YEARS. The company just launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for the show, and you can check out their teaser video below!


Tacoma Musical Playhouse to Host DANCING WITH THE TACOMA STARS Championship, 2/14Tacoma Musical Playhouse to Host DANCING WITH THE TACOMA STARS Championship, 2/14
by BWW News Desk (Dance - Seattle)

(1/30/2015) - Tacoma Musical Playhouse announces its premiere fundraising event inspired by the popular television show, Dancing with the Stars! 'Dancing with the Tacoma Stars' will take place on Saturday, February 14, 2015.


BWW Interviews: Elizabeth Bunch Talks Alley Theatre's AS YOU LIKE ITBWW Interviews: Elizabeth Bunch Talks Alley Theatre's AS YOU LIKE IT
by Katricia Lang (Houston)

(1/30/2015) - AS YOU LIKE IT is pastoral romantic comedy featuring two heroines and, as always, starcrossed lovers, cross dressing and mistaken identities. Elizabeth Bunch is Rosalind, the beautiful, quick witted daughter of an exiled duke. Emily Trask is Celia, Rosalind's loyal cousin and closest friend. Together, Celia and Rosalind travel through the forest getting themselves in and out of hijinks.


Roseanne Barr to Bill Cosby: 'Make It Right'Roseanne Barr to Bill Cosby: 'Make It Right'
by TV News Desk (Celebrities)

(1/30/2015) - In an interview with Access Hollywood, Roseanne Barr spoke about the allegations against Bill Cosby and how she thinks the comedian should handle the situation.


The Scoop on ONCE UPON A TIME's New 'Queens of Darkness'The Scoop on ONCE UPON A TIME's New 'Queens of Darkness'
by TV News Desk

(1/30/2015) - ONCE UPON A TIME returns to ABC on March 1, and while we eagerly wait for the premiere, ET has learned some juicy tidbits about the series' new evil trifecta -- 'The Queens of Darkness' -- Maleficent, Urusla and Cruella.


SESAME STREET LIVE! MAKE A NEW FRIEND Comes to PPAC, 3/27-29SESAME STREET LIVE! MAKE A NEW FRIEND Comes to PPAC, 3/27-29
by BWW News Desk (Rhode Island)

(1/30/2015) - No matter where you're from or where you've been, everyone is special - so join in! Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby, and their Sesame Street friends welcome Chamki, Grover's friend from India, to Sesame Street. Together, they explore the universal fun of friendship and celebrate cultural similarities, from singing and dancing, to sharing cookies! The all-new Sesame Street Live "Make a New Friend" visits the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) from Friday, March 27 through Sunday, March 29, 2015. Tickets for all seven performances are on sale now!


CRAIGSLISTLIEDER AND OTHER TASTELESS TUNES Set for Crescent Ballroom, 2/18CRAIGSLISTLIEDER AND OTHER TASTELESS TUNES Set for Crescent Ballroom, 2/18
by BWW News Desk (Phoenix)

(1/30/2015) - What happens when you combine the worst/best of Craigslist personal ads and music? The Craigslistlieder.


Cultural Council of Palm Beach County Receives 2015 Bernays AwardCultural Council of Palm Beach County Receives 2015 Bernays Award
by BWW News Desk (Fort Lauderdale)

(1/30/2015) - The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County has just received the Bernays Award for producing a groundbreaking, and culturally diverse performance during the Governor's Conference on Tourism in Boca Raton.


BCT to Present A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM, 2/13-3/1BCT to Present A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM, 2/13-3/1
by BWW News Desk (Houston)

(1/30/2015) - Bayou City Theatrics continues along their path of 'Art from New Perspectives,' by bringing you a breath of fresh air and reimagining an entire season of Broadway's most beloved musicals. The 2015 Spring Season will open with Stephen Sondheim's first Broadway musical, of which he penned both music and lyrics: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. This hilarious production runs February 13 through March 1 at The Kaleidoscope.


Celebrate African American History Month at the African Burial Ground National MonumentCelebrate African American History Month at the African Burial Ground National Monument
by BWW News Desk (New York City)

(1/30/2015) - Join African Burial Ground National Monument throughout February as it celebrates African American History Month with an array of activities and special events.


Harry Connick, Jr. Comes to the Van Wezel, 2/10Harry Connick, Jr. Comes to the Van Wezel, 2/10
by BWW News Desk (Music - Miami)

(1/30/2015) - The exuberant jack of all trades, Harry Connick, Jr. has exemplified excellence across multiple genres, mediums and industries since he was a boy, earning numerous accolades and awards along the way. His dynamic talent will light up the Van Wezel Performing Arts stage on February 10, 2015 at 8pm.


LEND ME A TENOR Runs 2/20-3/1 at MCCC's Kelsey TheatreLEND ME A TENOR Runs 2/20-3/1 at MCCC's Kelsey Theatre
by BWW News Desk (New Jersey)

(1/30/2015) - A hilarious salute to screwball comedies of the 1930s is coming to Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre. Maurer Productions OnStage (MPO) brings Ken Ludwig's comedy farce 'Lend Me A Tenor' to the Kelsey stage Fridays, Feb. 20 and 27 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, Feb. 21 and 28 at 8 p.m.; and Sundays, Feb. 22 and March 1 at 2 p.m. Kelsey Theatre is conveniently located on the college's West Windsor campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. A reception with the cast and crew follows the opening night performance on Feb. 20.


Vineyard Theatre Cancels Tonight's First Preview of BROOKLYNITEVineyard Theatre Cancels Tonight's First Preview of BROOKLYNITE
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(1/30/2015) - BroadwayWorld has confirmed that the first preview of Vineyard Theatre's BROOKLYNITE World Premiere, originally set for tonight, January 30, 2015, has been cancelled due to lost tech rehearsals that were interrupted by Winter Storm Juno.


Martin Short to Depart IT'S ONLY A PLAY in March?Martin Short to Depart IT'S ONLY A PLAY in March?
by BWW News Desk

(1/30/2015) - According to Telecharge.com, Martin Short will only be continuing with the production through the original closing date of March 29th. He is also out of the show on Sunday, February 15. We'll have to see who steps up as Short's replacement come spring!


WWII Tale THE TEMPLE to Premiere Feb 18 at The BrickWWII Tale THE TEMPLE to Premiere Feb 18 at The Brick
by BWW News Desk (Off-Off-Broadway)

(1/30/2015) - Set in World War II, a German U-boat's mission becomes a journey into terror as its crew is trapped within on the ocean floor. Award-winning playwright Nat Cassidy directs his fascinating, terrifying, immersive theatrical experience like no other: The Temple, or, Lebensraum at The Brick Theater, at 579 Metropolitan Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, February 18-28, 2015.


Up on the Marquee: DOCTOR ZHIVAGOUp on the Marquee: DOCTOR ZHIVAGO
by Walter McBride

(1/30/2015) - Broadway's Doctor Zhivago is directed by two-time Tony Award winner Des McAnuff (Jersey Boys), with a book by Academy Award nominee Michael Weller (Ragtime), music by Grammy Award winner and Tony Award nominee Lucy Simon (The Secret Garden), lyrics by Tony Award nominee Michael Korie (Grey Gardens) and Emmy Award nominee Amy Powers (Ella Enchanted), and choreography by Tony Award nominee Kelly Devine (Rocky). DOCTOR ZHIVAGO will begin performances on Friday, March 27, 2015, and open on Tuesday, April 21, 2015, at 6:30pm, at the Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway). BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the marquee below!


Photo Coverage: Jennifer Nettles and Carly Hughes Prep for Broadway's CHICAGOPhoto Coverage: Jennifer Nettles and Carly Hughes Prep for Broadway's CHICAGO
by Walter McBride

(1/30/2015) - Jennifer Nettles and Carly Hughes join the Broadway company of Chicago in the starring roles of Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly for a limited eight-week engagement -- Monday, February 2 through Sunday, March 29, 2015 at the Ambassador Theatre (219 W. 49th St.). Their official Opening Night performance is Tuesday, February 3. BroadwayWorld has photos of the ladies in rehearsal below!


MACK & MABEL Set for '54 Sings' Series, 3/8MACK & MABEL Set for '54 Sings' Series, 3/8
by BWW News Desk

(1/30/2015) - Look What Happened to Mabel! Jerry Herman's beloved score explodes onto the stage of 54 Below in this one night only musical extravaganza. The concert is set for March 8 at 7 and 9:30PM.


Stephen Schwartz and Original Cast of CHILDREN OF EDEN to Perform at 54 Below This SpringStephen Schwartz and Original Cast of CHILDREN OF EDEN to Perform at 54 Below This Spring
by BWW News Desk

(1/30/2015) - Children of Eden is one of the world's most performed musicals despite its never having been on Broadway. The story and score are among the most beloved of all time. 54 Below invites to you experience the glory of this incredible musical in a presentation produced and directed by Scott Coulter that features composer Stephen Schwartz and members of the original cast.


The Clown School & Second City Hollywood Welcome New InstructorThe Clown School & Second City Hollywood Welcome New Instructor
by BWW News Desk (Comedy - Los Angeles)

(1/30/2015) - Beginning Saturday, February 7, 2015, The Clown School and Second City Hollywood will be kicking off a second Clowning Level 1 class at Second City's training center in Hollywood. The incredible success of the first class, taught in September of last year, has lead the companies to collaborate on a second Level 1 offering, this time welcoming renowned Los Angeles clown performer and instructor Courtney Cunningham to join TCS instructor Zachary Steel.


Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Barrel of Monkeys' Spring Show THAT'S WEIRD GRANDMA: SPRING INTO ACTION!Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Barrel of Monkeys' Spring Show THAT'S WEIRD GRANDMA: SPRING INTO ACTION!
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(1/30/2015) - It's finally time to say 'ta-ta' to Old Man Winter as Barrel of Monkeys presents THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA: Spring Into Action! directed by Meredith Ibey Milliron, playing Sundays at 2 pm from April 5 - 26, 2015 at the Neo-Futurist Theater, 5153 N. Ashland Ave. in Chicago. The press performance is Sunday, April 12 at 2 pm. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in action below!


Cam Clarke's STOP ME IF I TOLD YOU THIS to Open 2/28 at Odyssey TheatreCam Clarke's STOP ME IF I TOLD YOU THIS to Open 2/28 at Odyssey Theatre
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)

(1/30/2015) - C-Squared Productions has announced the world premiere of Stop Me If I Told You This, written and performed by Cam Clarke and directed by Mark L. Taylor. Performances begin February 20 with opening set for Saturday, February 28 at 8pm.


Alexander Rodriguez's I'LL DRINK TO THAT to Benefit LifeWorks Tomorrow at RockwellAlexander Rodriguez's I'LL DRINK TO THAT to Benefit LifeWorks Tomorrow at Rockwell
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)

(1/30/2015) - Radio show co-host Alexander Rodriguez from Universal Broadcasting Network's popular show Happy Hour with Ben & Alexander will hit the stage tomorrow, Saturday, January 31st in his one man show, 'I'll Drink to That!'