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Barbra Streisand Shares GYPSY Movie Update: 'We Are Re-Writing Now'Barbra Streisand Shares GYPSY Movie Update: 'We Are Re-Writing Now'
Posted: Sep. 27, 2014


Entertainment Industry Celebrates Life of Robin Williams in San FransiscoEntertainment Industry Celebrates Life of Robin Williams in San Fransisco
Posted: Sep. 28, 2014


THE SIMPSONS Pays Tribute to Comedian Joan Rivers in Season PremiereTHE SIMPSONS Pays Tribute to Comedian Joan Rivers in Season Premiere
Posted: Sep. 29, 2014


VIDEO: Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick Talk IT'S ONLY A PLAY on 'Tonight' - Hilarity Ensues!VIDEO: Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick Talk IT'S ONLY A PLAY on 'Tonight' - Hilarity Ensues!
Posted: Sep. 27, 2014


Emma Thompson's 'Worst Pies In London' PBS SWEENEY TODD Sneak PeekEmma Thompson's 'Worst Pies In London' PBS SWEENEY TODD Sneak Peek
Posted: Sep. 24, 2014


Miss Last Night's Broadcast of SWEENEY TODD on PBS? Watch it Online!Miss Last Night's Broadcast of SWEENEY TODD on PBS? Watch it Online!
Posted: Sep. 27, 2014


BWW TV: Watch a Sneak Peek from Broadway-Bound CAN-CAN at Paper Mill Playhouse, with Kate Baldwin, Jason Danieley & More!BWW TV: Watch a Sneak Peek from Broadway-Bound CAN-CAN at Paper Mill Playhouse, with Kate Baldwin, Jason Danieley & More!
Posted: Sep. 27, 2014


Full Cast Announced for 2014-15 FLASHDANCE National Tour; Kicks Off Next Month in IdahoFull Cast Announced for 2014-15 FLASHDANCE National Tour; Kicks Off Next Month in Idaho
Posted: Sep. 24, 2014


It's Official! The Pussycat Dolls' Nicole Scherzinger to Star as 'Grizabella' in London Revival of CATS!It's Official! The Pussycat Dolls' Nicole Scherzinger to Star as 'Grizabella' in London Revival of CATS!
Posted: Sep. 28, 2014


Barbra Streisand Answers 24 of YOUR Questions
Tonight at 9 PM EST on TwitterBarbra Streisand Answers 24 of YOUR Questions Tonight at 9 PM EST on Twitter
Posted: Sep. 27, 2014


Photo Coverage Special: 25 Billy Elliots Unite in Special Finale of BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL for Live Taping!Photo Coverage Special: 25 Billy Elliots Unite in Special Finale of BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL for Live Taping!
Posted: Sep. 28, 2014


VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Cyndi Lauper and Sara Bareilles Create 'Truly Brave' Mash-Up on TODAYVIDEO: Sneak Peek - Cyndi Lauper and Sara Bareilles Create 'Truly Brave' Mash-Up on TODAY
Posted: Sep. 24, 2014


FINDING NEVERLAND Finds Its Home on Broadway at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre!FINDING NEVERLAND Finds Its Home on Broadway at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre!
Posted: Sep. 29, 2014


Extended Clip Of Emma Thompson's 'Worst Pies In London' From PBS SWEENEY TODDExtended Clip Of Emma Thompson's 'Worst Pies In London' From PBS SWEENEY TODD
Posted: Sep. 25, 2014


Photo Flash: First Look at Cicely Tyson, Vanessa Williams & Blair Underwood in THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL at CTG/AhmansonPhoto Flash: First Look at Cicely Tyson, Vanessa Williams & Blair Underwood in THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL at CTG/Ahmanson
Posted: Sep. 24, 2014


Official Poster Unveiled For Lincoln Center's THE KING & I RevivalOfficial Poster Unveiled For Lincoln Center's THE KING & I Revival
Posted: Sep. 26, 2014


BWW Exclusive: ALL EYES ON ANGELA LANSBURY; Richard Jay-Alexander Talks to the Accomplished StarBWW Exclusive: ALL EYES ON ANGELA LANSBURY; Richard Jay-Alexander Talks to the Accomplished Star
Posted: Sep. 29, 2014


Olivier Award Winner Ruth Wilson Joins Jake Gyllenhaal in MTC's CONSTELLATIONS on BroadwayOlivier Award Winner Ruth Wilson Joins Jake Gyllenhaal in MTC's CONSTELLATIONS on Broadway
by BWW News Desk

(10/1/2014) - Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) and the Royal Court Theatre, by special arrangement with Ambassador Theatre Group and the Dodgers, just announced that two-time Olivier Award winner Ruth Wilson (BBC's and PBS' Emmy nominated Luther, Showtime's The Affair) will star opposite previously announced Oscar nominee Jake Gyllenhaal in the American premiere of Constellations, the acclaimed new play by Nick Payne, directed by Michael Longhurst.


Photo Coverage: INDIAN INK Comapny Celebrates Opening Night!Photo Coverage: INDIAN INK Comapny Celebrates Opening Night!
by Walter McBride

(10/1/2014) - Roundabout Theatre Company presents Tony Award-winner Rosemary Harris in the New York premiere of Tom Stoppard's Indian Ink, directed by Carey Perloff. Indian Ink began previews on September 4, and officially opened last night, September 30, at the Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 46th Street). This is a limited engagement through November 30, 2014. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the opening night after party below!


Tennessee Williams Biographer John Lahr Coming to Steppenwolf, 10/13Tennessee Williams Biographer John Lahr Coming to Steppenwolf, 10/13
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(10/1/2014) - Steppenwolf Theatre Company Artistic Director Martha Lavey engages in conversation with John Lahr about his latest book, Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh in a special one-night-only event, Monday, October 13 at 7pm in the Downstairs Theatre. Lahr, who served as senior drama critic for The New Yorker for more than two decades, recently released his twentieth book, an authoritative, extraordinary biography on Tennessee Williams that invites intimate access into the mind of a playwright whose work reshaped the American theater. The conversation will include a Q&A, followed by a book signing in the lobby. Tickets are $10 and are available through Audience Services (1650 N Halsted), at 312-335-1650 or at steppenwolf.org.


NHL's Sean Avery to Make New York Stage Debut in NEGATIVE IS POSITIVENHL's Sean Avery to Make New York Stage Debut in NEGATIVE IS POSITIVE
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(10/1/2014) - Theater For The New City will present the world premiere of Christy-Smith Sloman's provocative new play Positive Is Negative. This contemporary dramedy center's on a newly married interacial, upwardly mobile couple who's seemingly idyllic life is shattered by a shocking incident. Along with another couple, the unexpected incident forces them to explore issues of trust, failed expectations, jealousy, race and the true nature of their love. This production is also the New York stage debut of Sean Avery, former NHL star, New York Ranger and LGBT advocate. The cast also features Karen Eilbacher, Joshua Zirger, Vivienne Jurado and Fulton Hodges. Opening night is November 6th at 8pm.


City Theatre's FARCE OF NATURE Opens 10/24City Theatre's FARCE OF NATURE Opens 10/24
by BWW News Desk (Austin)

(10/1/2014) - From the successful writing team that brought you Dearly Beloved, Christmas Belles, and The Dixie Swim Club, comes the Texas premiere of the newest, Jones Hope Wooten, Southern-fried comedy!


Tuesday Night Cafe Theatre Presents: MONSTERTuesday Night Cafe Theatre Presents: MONSTER
by BWW News Desk (Montreal)

(10/1/2014) - The leaves are changing colour, which can only mean one thing. Tuesday Night Cafe Theatre is back! Just in time for Halloween, we launch our 2014-2015 season withMonster, a solo show by celebrated Canadian theatre-makers Daniel MacIvor and Daniel Brooks. Directors Dilan Nebioglu and Laura Orozco (who also stars) are so excited to bring this piece to life.


BWW Reviews: RIVER RUNBWW Reviews: RIVER RUN
by Jennifer Fried (Dance - New York City)

(10/1/2014) - When I saw the press release for "River Run, " an adaptation of James Joyce's Finnegan's Wake, I immediately contacted a Joyce fanatic and asked him if he would attend the show with me. I must admit that this type of play is a bit out of my comfort zone. Even if I left confused about what I had just witnessed, I found myself mystified with Olwen Fouere 's one women performance.


Royal Ballet of Cambodia to Perform at Harris Center, 10/23Royal Ballet of Cambodia to Perform at Harris Center, 10/23
by BWW News Desk (Dance - Sacramento)

(10/1/2014) - Renowned for its exquisite hand gestures and sumptuous costumes, the Royal Ballet of Cambodia almost ceased to exist under repressive rule of the Khmer Rouge, who eliminated the majority of master dancers and musicians. Fortunately, those dedicated to this cultural ritual worked tirelessly to bring it back to its former splendor. Harris Center for the Arts reaps the results of this hard work as the Stars of the Royal Ballet of Cambodia come to Folsom for the very first time.


Indra's Net Theater to Present DELICATE PARTICLE LOGIC, 10/30-11/23Indra's Net Theater to Present DELICATE PARTICLE LOGIC, 10/30-11/23
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(10/1/2014) - Indra's Net Theatre focuses on the close ties between science and art in staging the world premiere of Jennifer Blackmer's Delicate Particle Logic. Directed by Bruce Coughran, the play reveals the intertwined lives of two women, one a physicist, the other a painter, working in Germany as the Nazis take over. Delicate Particle Logic runs October 30-November 23 at the Osher Studio, 2055 Center Street in downtown Berkeley.


Panto Day Names NODA Official 2014 PartnerPanto Day Names NODA Official 2014 Partner
by BWW News Desk (UK Regional)

(10/1/2014) - Panto Day has announced that the National Operatic and Dramatic Association (NODA) is to be its official Panto Day 2014 partner.


BWW Reviews: The Boy From Oz at Theatre ThreeBWW Reviews: The Boy From Oz at Theatre Three
by Melissa Giordano (Long Island)

(10/1/2014) - The Tony nominated musical The Boy From Oz brings many emotions to the surface. The story is about the life of Australian entertainer Peter Allen. His zest for life, dealing with deteriorating health, and the love he is surrounded by create for the audience a roller coaster of feelings. For the record, Martin Sherman and Nick Enright have certainly created a story of heart and perseverance.


Josh Piterman Opens Australia's First Fitness Centre for PerformersJosh Piterman Opens Australia's First Fitness Centre for Performers
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Melbourne)

(10/1/2014) - Musical theatre's leading man Josh Piterman opens Australia's first fitness centre PITFIT specialising in creative functional fitness for performers, dancers and actors. Everyday Australians wanting achieve great results in an energized and fun environment can also get involved and visit the studio on PITFIT Open Day from 8am - 1pm, Saturday 15 November, 2014.


TRIANGLES ARE MY FAVORITE SHAPE to Play United Solo, 10/22TRIANGLES ARE MY FAVORITE SHAPE to Play United Solo, 10/22
by BWW News Desk (New York City)

(10/1/2014) - LA based solo artist Laura Jenkins brings the premiere of her dramedy "Triangles are my favorite shape." to you this fall as a part of the United Solo Theatre Festival.


Steve Rudolph and Tim Warfield to Perform at Ware Center, 10/17Steve Rudolph and Tim Warfield to Perform at Ware Center, 10/17
by BWW News Desk (Classical - Pennsylvania)

(10/1/2014) - Two of the area's most highly acclaimed jazz musicians, pianist Steve Rudolph and saxophonist Tim Warfield, will headline a night of cabaret-style entertainment Friday, Oct. 17, at the Ware Center of Millersville University in Lancaster, to kick off the season's 'Jazz in the Sky' concert series at the Ware Center. The concert, which starts at 7:30 p.m., will take place in the Ware Center's newly renamed Owen Salon, and is being dedicated to the late Keith Mohler, who had been a fixture in Lancaster's jazz scene and past programmer of three years of the 'Jazz in the Sky' concert series.


Marina Prior Joins Cast of MTC's JUMPYMarina Prior Joins Cast of MTC's JUMPY
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Melbourne)

(10/1/2014) - MTC Season 2015 continues to deliver with the announcement today that Marina Prior will join the cast of Jumpy, the hilarious West End hit by April de Angelis which opens MTC's year of life in living colour on Thursday 5 February at Southbank Theatre, The Sumner.


Abbott Announced as an Official Sponsor of 2014 Bank of America Chicago MarathonAbbott Announced as an Official Sponsor of 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon
by BWW News Desk (Fitness)

(10/1/2014) - ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Abbott (NYSE: ABT)today announced a new partnership with the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon, underscoring the company's commitment to helping people achieve their goals through good health.


Susan Stroman Will Preview LITTLE DANCER at the Guggenheim on 10/5Susan Stroman Will Preview LITTLE DANCER at the Guggenheim on 10/5
by Anna Bencivengo (Washington, DC)

(10/1/2014) - The cast and creative team behind Little Dancer, directed and choreographed by Susan Stroman, will perform excerpts and discuss the new show Sunday, October 5, 2014 at 7:30 pm at the Kennedy Center.


Planet Fitness Announces 10-Day $10 SalePlanet Fitness Announces 10-Day $10 Sale
by BWW News Desk (Fitness)

(10/1/2014) - NEWINGTON, N.H., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ With 10/10 only 10 days away, Planet Fitness is offering a perfect 10 of a membership offer. Planet Fitness, the innovative health club franchise known for its Judgement Free Zone and affordable prices, has announced the return of its October membership sale, available for a limited time at participating locations nationwide. Today through October 10, people can join Planet Fitness clubs for just $10 down and then $10 a month.


West End's SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Sets New Education ProgramWest End's SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Sets New Education Program
by BWW News Desk (UK / West End)

(10/1/2014) - Adapted from the Academy-Award winning 1998 film, Shakespeare in Love tells the imaginary story of how a young William Shakespeare was inspired to write the greatest love story of all time, Romeo and Juliet. In addition to transporting audiences to Elizabethan London and the famous Rose Theatre, the story also brings to life real-life historic and literary figures including Queen Elizabeth, Christopher Marlowe, Richard Burbage and Edmund Tilney.


EB Sport Group Launches WeGo Fitness Motivator ProductsEB Sport Group Launches WeGo Fitness Motivator Products
by BWW News Desk (Fitness)

(10/1/2014) - NEW YORK, Oct.1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ EB Sport Group, a leading provider of innovative sport and fitness products, is today introducing WeGo, a new line of wearable fitness tracking products. Affordable, easy to use and integrated with a user-friendly smartphone app which is backed by MapMyFitness, WeGo allows users to seamlessly track their fitness progress and goals. Two feature products from WeGo, the HYBRID and the CLIP, headline a family of products, which includes two other fitness trackers, as well as a micro-sized passive monitor. WeGo's line includes products for all individuals no matter fitness level or activity type and is available in a variety of colors.


'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for October 1st, 2014'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for October 1st, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson (Chicago)

(10/1/2014) - The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. It's Super October! Local productions of 'Sweeney Todd,' 'Titanic,' 'Parade' and 'The Wild Party' have folks excited! 'At Last' and 'Cole Porter's Greatest Hits' honor past artists, the Savoyaires mount 'The Grand Duke,' and Des Plaines goes 'Legally Blonde.' Colleges produce 'Into The Woods' and 'In The Heights, 'Amazing Grace' arrives downtown and more!


Official Photo of Benedict Cumberbatch in BBC Two's THE HOLLOW CROWN; Andrew Scott Joins CastOfficial Photo of Benedict Cumberbatch in BBC Two's THE HOLLOW CROWN; Andrew Scott Joins Cast
by TV News Desk

(10/1/2014) - The network turned to it's official Twitter page today to reveal an official image of Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch who portrays Richard III, along with the caption: 'God save Richard, England's royal king! #TheHollowCrown'


Bounce! Trampoline Sports Hosts Fundraiser Event, 11/10Bounce! Trampoline Sports Hosts Fundraiser Event, 11/10
by BWW News Desk (Fitness)

(10/1/2014) - Syosset, NY


Fifth Annual 'Queen of the Peak' Women's Surf Championship Brings 100 Competitors to Tofino, 10/3Fifth Annual 'Queen of the Peak' Women's Surf Championship Brings 100 Competitors to Tofino, 10/3
by BWW News Desk (Fitness)

(10/1/2014) - TOFINO, BC(Marketwired - Oct 1, 2014) - Tourism Tofino, the organizers and sponsors of the fifth annual Queen of the Peak (QOP) women's surfing competition today announced that the competitor roster for this year's event, being held in Tofino, British Columbia from October 3-5, is now full.


Get Extremely RIPPED! & Chiseled New Fitness DVD is Released by Jari LoveGet Extremely RIPPED! & Chiseled New Fitness DVD is Released by Jari Love
by BWW News Desk (Fitness)

(10/1/2014) - LOS ANGELES, CA and CALGARY, AB(Marketwired - Oct 1, 2014) - If your waistline is killing you, and you're looking for something to help you achieve a toned and defined physique, then fitness expert and certified personal trainer Jari Love says it's time to kick it up a notch!


BWW Interviews: Tony Braithwaite Talks about Being Artistic Director at Act II PlayhouseBWW Interviews: Tony Braithwaite Talks about Being Artistic Director at Act II Playhouse
by Kelli Curtin (Philadelphia)

(10/1/2014) - Tony Braithwaite is one of Philadelphia's most talented comedians, and has been seen in many productions in the Philadelphia area including shows at Act II Playhouse, Montgomery Theatre, 1812 Productions and the Arden Theatre. The 2014/15 season at Act II Playhouse marks Braithwaite's third season as Artistic Director. I had a chance to talk with Braithwaite about being the Artistic Director at Act II Playhouse, as well as how comedy became his passion.


CHICAGO Veteran Amy Spanger to Rejoin Broadway Company Next MonthCHICAGO Veteran Amy Spanger to Rejoin Broadway Company Next Month
by BWW News Desk

(10/1/2014) - This fall, the Tony Award-winning, record-breaking revival of John Kander, Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse's hit musical CHICAGO is pleased to welcome back celebrated Broadway baby Amy Spanger in the starring role of merry murderess Roxie Hart.


BWW Previews: Australian Bistro Experience at Burke & Wills on the Upper West SideBWW Previews: Australian Bistro Experience at Burke & Wills on the Upper West Side
by Marina Kennedy (Food + Wine)

(10/1/2014) - Burke & Wills, the new Australian bistro on the Upper West Side of New York City offers three distinctive dining experiences. They feature a full service bar, dining room and The Manhattan Cricket Club.


Upcoming CD Releases for October 2014Upcoming CD Releases for October 2014
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(10/1/2014) - Check out the latest in upcoming releases of Broadway and theatre related CDs for October, 2014.


David Benedict Will Write New Sondheim Biography- HOW DID IT HAPPENDavid Benedict Will Write New Sondheim Biography- HOW DID IT HAPPEN
by BWW News Desk (CD/Books/DVDs)

(10/1/2014) - According to Variety, London theatre critic David Benedict will soon pen a new Stephen Sondheim biography for Random House, titled: "How Did It Happen: The Life and Career of Stephen Sondheim." The book will include interviews withe the man himself, as well as information gathered from his frequent collaborators. Random House expects Benedict's first daft by December 2017.


Pillsbury Announces Toaster Scrambles'' Now Made With 50% More Bacon, Sausage, Egg And CheesePillsbury Announces Toaster Scrambles'' Now Made With 50% More Bacon, Sausage, Egg And Cheese
by BWW News Desk (Food + Wine)

(10/1/2014) - Look, Internet: We at Pillsbury Toaster Scrambles love bacon, but we are sick of you talking about bacon.


Southern Comfort Releases New Holiday Gingerbread SpiceSouthern Comfort Releases New Holiday Gingerbread Spice
by BWW News Desk (Food + Wine)

(10/1/2014) - Nothing makes it feel more like the holidays than warm gingerbread and a hint of spice. Southern Comfort knows the feeling and they've bottled it just in time for the holidays.To celebrate the season, Southern Comfortintroduces Gingerbread Spice a zesty and smooth combination of warm gingerbread flavors, creamy vanilla and subtle notes of Southern Comfort. Upon first sip, tasters are met with an enticing mix of fresh-baked sweet rolls and brown spices, finishing with that classic Southern Comfort spice complimented by warm gingerbread and a touch of cinnamon.


JCC and Houston Symphony to Welcome Jeffrey Siegel for 'Keyboard Conversations'JCC and Houston Symphony to Welcome Jeffrey Siegel for 'Keyboard Conversations'
by BWW News Desk (Comedy - Houston)

(10/1/2014) - Hailed by The New York Times as 'an artist who means every note he plays,' internationally renowned concert pianist Jeffrey Siegel brings Keyboard Conversations back to Houston. This three-part concert series will span the Evelyn Rubenstein JCC music season, and as collaboration between the two organizations, will preview elements of the Houston Symphony season. The concerts will take place on the Kaplan Theatre Stage at the Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center of Houston. This marks the fourth continuous year Siegel brings Keyboard Conversations to Houston. For the past three years, Siegel has performed at the Shepherd School at Rice University.


Watts Village Theater Company to Present FOLLOWWatts Village Theater Company to Present FOLLOW
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)

(10/1/2014) - Watts Village Theater Company will stage Michael Patrick Spiller's new play Follow, a family drama. Marcus and Daniel are getting married. Their foster son Noah calls them 'Dad & Pops'. They're a typical American family, juggling wedding plans and busy lives... until Marcus' religious father returns to town, leading a campaign against 'non-traditional marriage' that sends shock-waves through the community. After years of distance and denial, Marcus has one more chance to reconcile with his father and face the painful memories of his past, before he can move on to raise a family of his own.


THE SNAIL AND THE WHALE Coming to Sydney Opera House in JanuaryTHE SNAIL AND THE WHALE Coming to Sydney Opera House in January
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Sydney)

(10/1/2014) - Some travel by bus and some get around by bike, but to see the whole world, it's best to hitch a ride on the tail of a giant humpback whale.


HOW ALFO LEARNED TO LOVE WOMEN Continues at National Opera America Center, 10/9HOW ALFO LEARNED TO LOVE WOMEN Continues at National Opera America Center, 10/9
by BWW News Desk (New York City)

(10/1/2014) - After 4 previews of Vincent Amelio's How Alfo Learned To Love Women, the cast, with actor/director Robert Fuanro at the helm is fine-tuning the production for a final run of shows beginning on October 9.


BWW Interview: Pamela Bob Discusses HAT, HAT CHAPEAU at 54 BelowBWW Interview: Pamela Bob Discusses HAT, HAT CHAPEAU at 54 Below
by Anna Bencivengo (Cabaret)

(10/1/2014) - Pamela Bob, from the cast of the Tony Award-winning 'Best Musical' A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, will perform a solo show at 54 Below on Monday, October 6 featuring the songs of Ellen Mandel and Michael Lydon. Directed by DJ Salisbury, the theatrical evening, entitled Hat, Hat Chapeau will tell the story of three women through jazzy ballads, lyrical settings of modern poetry, and bluesy funk. Pamela will also go on in the role of Sibela in A Gentleman's Guide for the full week leading up to her performance at 54 Below.