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AMERICAN IDOL Recap: Another Week, Another Wrong Contestant Sent HomeAMERICAN IDOL Recap: Another Week, Another Wrong Contestant Sent Home
Posted: Apr. 17, 2014


SOUND OFF WORLD PREMIERE EXCLUSIVE: Lea Michele Sings 'I'm The Greatest Star' From FUNNY GIRL On GLEE!SOUND OFF WORLD PREMIERE EXCLUSIVE: Lea Michele Sings 'I'm The Greatest Star' From FUNNY GIRL On GLEE!
Posted: Apr. 19, 2014


It's Here! Watch the First Full Trailer for the JERSEY BOYS Film!It's Here! Watch the First Full Trailer for the JERSEY BOYS Film!
Posted: Apr. 17, 2014


James Franco Calls Out Ben Brantley for New York Times Review of OF MICE AND MENJames Franco Calls Out Ben Brantley for New York Times Review of OF MICE AND MEN
Posted: Apr. 17, 2014


Review Roundup: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!Review Roundup: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
Posted: Apr. 22, 2014


Review Roundup: VIOLET Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!Review Roundup: VIOLET Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
Posted: Apr. 20, 2014


First Award Noms of the Year! 2013-14 Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations Announced! Gentleman's Guide Leads with 11 Noms...First Award Noms of the Year! 2013-14 Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations Announced! Gentleman's Guide Leads with 11 Noms...
Posted: Apr. 22, 2014


STAGE TUBE: Must Watch! More RENT from IF/THEN; Idina Sings 'Take Me or Leave Me' with Lucky Audience Members!STAGE TUBE: Must Watch! More RENT from IF/THEN; Idina Sings 'Take Me or Leave Me' with Lucky Audience Members!
Posted: Apr. 20, 2014


Photo Coverage: Neil Patrick Harris and HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Company Celebrate Opening Night!Photo Coverage: Neil Patrick Harris and HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Company Celebrate Opening Night!
Posted: Apr. 23, 2014


BWW Reviews:  Shapiro Gives OF MICE AND MEN a Classic TreatmentBWW Reviews: Shapiro Gives OF MICE AND MEN a Classic Treatment
Posted: Apr. 17, 2014


BWW Review:  Parsons and Spinella Clash in THE VELOCITY OF AUTUMNBWW Review: Parsons and Spinella Clash in THE VELOCITY OF AUTUMN
Posted: Apr. 22, 2014


DVR Alert: HEDWIG's Neil Patrick Harris Appears on LETTERMAN Tonight!DVR Alert: HEDWIG's Neil Patrick Harris Appears on LETTERMAN Tonight!
Posted: Apr. 24, 2014


Don't Cry For Her! Christina Aguilera To Sing EVITA In Upcoming BROADWAY 4D Movie?!Don't Cry For Her! Christina Aguilera To Sing EVITA In Upcoming BROADWAY 4D Movie?!
Posted: Apr. 18, 2014


FLASH FRIDAY: Hey, JC! JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Shines OnFLASH FRIDAY: Hey, JC! JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Shines On
Posted: Apr. 18, 2014


Confirmed! Christina Aguilera Is EVITA For BROADWAY 4D; Aguilera & Nigel Wright CommentConfirmed! Christina Aguilera Is EVITA For BROADWAY 4D; Aguilera & Nigel Wright Comment
Posted: Apr. 20, 2014


HEDWIG's Neil Patrick Harris to Visit LETTERMAN TomorrowHEDWIG's Neil Patrick Harris to Visit LETTERMAN Tomorrow
Posted: Apr. 23, 2014


VIDEO: Watch Teaser for First Official JERSEY BOYS Film Trailer!VIDEO: Watch Teaser for First Official JERSEY BOYS Film Trailer!
Posted: Apr. 17, 2014


SOUND OFF: GLEE's Outrageous Opening Night, FUNNY GIRL StyleSOUND OFF: GLEE's Outrageous Opening Night, FUNNY GIRL Style
Posted: Apr. 23, 2014


BWW TV: Sneak Peek at Sutton Foster and More in VIOLET!BWW TV: Sneak Peek at Sutton Foster and More in VIOLET!
Posted: Apr. 18, 2014


BWW TV: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN!BWW TV: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN!
Posted: Apr. 21, 2014


BWW Exclusive: New York Pops Spotlight on Jennifer LewisBWW Exclusive: New York Pops Spotlight on Jennifer Lewis
by BWW News Desk

(4/24/2014) - BroadwayWorld recently chatted with featured performer Jennifer Lewis about her upcoming appearance in the special celebration:


Broadway's MOTHERS AND SONS to Display AIDS Memorial Quilt at Golden TheatreBroadway's MOTHERS AND SONS to Display AIDS Memorial Quilt at Golden Theatre
by BWW News Desk

(4/24/2014) - The new Broadway play Mothers and Sons from 4-time Tony Award winner Terrence McNally and starring Tony Award and six-time Emmy Award winner Tyne Daly is proud to announce that portions of The AIDS Memorial Quilt are now on display in the lower lobby of the Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street), where the critically-acclaimed play currently resides. The Quilt, fittingly, is prominently referenced during the course of the 90-minute play, making its residency inside the theater especially poignant. Audience members of Mothers and Sons are encouraged to view the quilt before or after any performance. The quilt will be on display for the entirety of the run of Mothers and Sons. For tickets and information, please visit www.MothersAndSonsBroadway.com.


Jodie Foster Weds Partner Alexandra HedisonJodie Foster Weds Partner Alexandra Hedison
by TV News Desk

(4/24/2014) - Oscar-winning actress Jodie Foster married her girlfriend of one year, photographer Alexandra Hedison in April 2014.


DreamWrights to Present DOCTOR DOLITTLE as Part of Sensory-Friendly Series, Begin. 5/9DreamWrights to Present DOCTOR DOLITTLE as Part of Sensory-Friendly Series, Begin. 5/9
by BWW News Desk (Central Pennsylvania)

(4/24/2014) - In honor of National Autism Awareness Month, DreamWrights Youth and Family Theatre has launched a new Sensory-Friendly Series to make its performances more accessible to children and adults with autism or sensory sensitivities. Productions in the new series will include one sensory-friendly performance within the show schedule. The first production to be included in this new series is Doctor Dolittle which runs from May 9-25.


Beck Youth Theater to Close 65th Season with THE WIZARD OF OZ, 5/9-18Beck Youth Theater to Close 65th Season with THE WIZARD OF OZ, 5/9-18
by BWW News Desk (Cleveland)

(4/24/2014) - Beck Center for the Arts Youth Theater closes its 65th anniversary season with The Wizard of Oz on the Mackey Main Stage May 9 - May 18, 2014. Featuring 80 Beck Center students, audiences will enjoy the adventures of Dorothy, Tin Man, Cowardly Lion, Scarecrow and Toto too on their journey along the yellow brick road. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Fridays and 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Tickets for are on sale now.


Jeff Melanson Named President and CEO of TSOJeff Melanson Named President and CEO of TSO
by BWW News Desk (Classical - Toronto)

(4/24/2014) - Today, the Board of Directors of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra announced the appointment of Jeff Melanson as President and CEO of the TSO, with a start date of November 1, 2014.


THE ARSONISTS, GREAT EXPECTATIONS & More Set for Strawdog Theatre Company's 2014-15 SeasonTHE ARSONISTS, GREAT EXPECTATIONS & More Set for Strawdog Theatre Company's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(4/24/2014) - Strawdog Theatre Company and Interim Artistic Director Hank Boland are proud to announce their 2014 - 2015 season, 'Deniable Truths / Undeniable Lies.' The 27th season takes place at the Strawdog Theatre space in the heart of Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood, 3829 N. Broadway St. Subscriptions for the season are available now at Strawdog Theatre's Box Office, 773.528.9696, or go to strawdog.org. Single tickets for each production go on July 1, 2014.


SFCM, Oberlin Conservatory of Music and Sonoma State's Green Music Center Launch THE NATIONAL BRASS ENSEMBLE PROJECTSFCM, Oberlin Conservatory of Music and Sonoma State's Green Music Center Launch THE NATIONAL BRASS ENSEMBLE PROJECT
by BWW News Desk (Classical - San Francisco)

(4/24/2014) - San Francisco Conservatory of Music (SFCM), Oberlin Conservatory of Music and Sonoma State University's Green Music Center today announced The National Brass Ensemble Project, a partnership formed to present a newly created group, the National Brass Ensemble, in a week-long residency taking place June 9 - 14, 2014 in Rohnert Park and San Rafael, California. The Ensemble, a singular collection of musicians from across the United States, features 24 leading brass players and two percussionists from the Boston Symphony, Chicago Symphony, Cleveland, Detroit Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, New York Philharmonic, Philadelphia and San Francisco Symphony orchestras.


River Runners Announces Colorado Whitewater Rafting SeasonRiver Runners Announces Colorado Whitewater Rafting Season
by BWW News Desk (Fitness)

(4/24/2014) - Buena Vista, Colo.


THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG to Transfer to West End's Duchess Theatre; Performances Begin 5 Sept.THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG to Transfer to West End's Duchess Theatre; Performances Begin 5 Sept.
by BWW News Desk (UK / West End)

(4/24/2014) - Following a sold-out UK tour, The Play That Goes Wrong will open at The Duchess Theatre on 14 September 2014, with previews from 5 September.


Phamaly Theatre Company Receives National Endowment for the Arts GrantPhamaly Theatre Company Receives National Endowment for the Arts Grant
by BWW News Desk (Denver)

(4/24/2014) - National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Acting Chairman Joan Shigekawa announced today that Phamaly Theatre Company is one of 886 nonprofit organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Art Works grant. Phamaly is recommended for a $20,000 grant to support the company's production of Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat to be held in the Space Theatre at the Denver Performing Arts Complex from July 10-August 10, 2014.


Save $10 Per Ticket for Threepenny Opera at Signature Theatre
by Contests - Broadway (Washington, DC)

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Photo Flash: First Look at Royal & Derngate's EVERY LAST TRICKPhoto Flash: First Look at Royal & Derngate's EVERY LAST TRICK
by BWW News Desk (UK / West End)

(4/24/2014) - Following from the success of A Tale Of Two Cities and The Body Of An American, Royal & Derngate's Made In Northampton 2014 season continues with the world premiere of Every Last Trick, a bold new adaptation by Tamsin Oglesby of a classic Feydeau farce. Directed by Paul Hunter, this ingenious look at the game of infidelity and marriage takes to Northampton's Royal stage from Friday 18 April to Saturday 10 May, uniting the comic talents of members of leading theatre companies Spymonkey and Told By An Idiot.


Grassroots Shakespeare London Performs Shakespeare in Honor of his 450th Birthday on 4/26Grassroots Shakespeare London Performs Shakespeare in Honor of his 450th Birthday on 4/26
by BWW News Desk (UK / West End)

(4/24/2014) - GRASSROOTS SHAKESPEARE LONDON is the only company performing Shakespeare in the West End for Shakespeare's 450th birthday. The four star production starring BBC's James Alexandrou as Iago and Ian Charleson Award nominee Nari Blair-Mangat is sold out throughout the birthday week, with the final performance on the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare's baptism, 26th April.


Edward Watts to Join Cast of Off-Broadway's THE FANTASTICKS, 4/28Edward Watts to Join Cast of Off-Broadway's THE FANTASTICKS, 4/28
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(4/24/2014) - Edward Watts (Scandalous on Broadway; Superman in It's a Bird..Plane..It's Superman at Encores!), has signed on to join the cast of THE FANTASTICKS, for two weeks only, right before its 56th anniversary on May 3, producers Al Parinello and Catherine Russell have announced. Mr. Watts will begin performances on Monday, April 28th and continue on in the role until Monday, May 5.


America's First Cat Cafe Now Open In New YorkAmerica's First Cat Cafe Now Open In New York
by BWW News Desk (Food + Wine)

(4/24/2014) - Purina ONE today opened the first ever Cat Cafe in America, bringing the feline phenomenon already popular in Europe and Asia to the states. At the Cat Cafe by Purina ONE, visitors can enjoy a "cat'achino" while spending time with and learning about cats and the Purina ONE 28 Day Challenge.


The Ringwald to Stage INTO THE WOODS, 5/2-6/2The Ringwald to Stage INTO THE WOODS, 5/2-6/2
by BWW News Desk (Detroit)

(4/24/2014) - Nearing the end of a season devoted to words and stories, it only makes sense to close with Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's seminal musical INTO THE WOODS. The ultimate storybook musical gets mightily reimagined by Ferndale's feisty theatre, The Ringwald, in association with Two Muses Theatre, F.R.E.D., and Kickham Hanley PLLC.


Save 25% at Lyrics & Lyricists next weekend with Faith Prince and moreSave 25% at Lyrics & Lyricists next weekend with Faith Prince and more
by Contests - Broadway (New York City)

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Circle X Theatre Co. to Host 2014 Reading Series, 5/5-6/16Circle X Theatre Co. to Host 2014 Reading Series, 5/5-6/16
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)

(4/24/2014) - Circle X Theatre Co. has announced its 2014 reading series of six plays, to take place May 5 - June 16, 2014 at 8 p.m. on Monday evenings. There will be no reading on May 26 in observance of Memorial Day.


ON THE SPOT to Play Hayes Theatre Co., 18 & 25 MayON THE SPOT to Play Hayes Theatre Co., 18 & 25 May
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Sydney)

(4/24/2014) - Bryce Halliday and Hayes Theatre Co presents, On The Spot Musical, as part of its Cabaret in Residence at the Hayes Theatre Co on Sunday, 18 & Sunday 25 May.


The Rural Characters Set for WICA's Local Artist Series Benefit Concert, 5/16-17The Rural Characters Set for WICA's Local Artist Series Benefit Concert, 5/16-17
by BWW News Desk (Music - Seattle)

(4/24/2014) - Whidbey Island Center for the Arts presents two concert dates for the annual Local Artist Series benefit concert featuring local comedy country music group The Rural Characters. Performances are Friday, May 16 and Saturday, May 17 at 7:30pm on the Michael Nutt Mainstage.


Ricky Martin to Perform & Guest Judge on DWTS's 'Latin Night', 4/28Ricky Martin to Perform & Guest Judge on DWTS's 'Latin Night', 4/28
by TV News Desk

(4/24/2014) - Grammy winner Ricky Martin joins "Dancing with the Stars" for "Latin Night" MONDAY, APRIL 28 (8:00-10:01 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.


CELTIC THUNDER to Perform with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, 12/9CELTIC THUNDER to Perform with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, 12/9
by BWW News Desk (Classical - Pennsylvania)

(4/24/2014) - International singing sensation Celtic Thunder will bring their North American Symphony Tour to Heinz Hall to perform with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on December 9 at 7:30 p.m.


MEET THE PRODUCERS! Set for WICA, 5/3MEET THE PRODUCERS! Set for WICA, 5/3
by BWW News Desk (Seattle)

(4/24/2014) - Kitsch 'N Bitch host Sue Frause and her guests gather around the kitchen table at Whidbey Island Center for the Arts (WICA) for the final show of the season, "Meet the Producers!" at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 3.


Pontine Theatre to Present 'ISLES OF SHOALS,' 5/1-11Pontine Theatre to Present 'ISLES OF SHOALS,' 5/1-11
by BWW News Desk (New Hampshire)

(4/24/2014) - May 1 through 11, Pontine Theatre presents Isles of Shoals: Eternal Sound of the Sea, created and performed by Co-artistic Directors, Marguerite Mathews and Greg Gathers.


STARSHIP Featuring Mickey Thomas to Play Harris Center, 6/2STARSHIP Featuring Mickey Thomas to Play Harris Center, 6/2
by BWW News Desk (Music - Sacramento)

(4/24/2014) - Mickey Thomas is the owner of the soaring voice that propelled the venerable San Francisco band Starship through the decades of the 80's and 90's with several of the 20th century's biggest pop and rock anthems. Harris Center audiences will likely recognize hits such as "Sara," "We Built This City," and "Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now."


New Thursday Matinees: Save on 3 of Broadway's Biggest HitsNew Thursday Matinees: Save on 3 of Broadway's Biggest Hits
by Contests - Broadway (New York City)

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Baroque Chamber Orchestra, Colorado Symphony & More Set for Wonderbound's 2014-2015 SeasonBaroque Chamber Orchestra, Colorado Symphony & More Set for Wonderbound's 2014-2015 Season
by BWW News Desk (Classical - Denver )

(4/24/2014) - Featuring Baroque Chamber Orchestra, Colorado Symphony and Chimney Choir, Wonderbound's 2014-2015 season brings live music and exciting collaborations to the stage yet again. From celebrated works such as Garrett Ammon's Serenade for Strings to new productions exploring the life of Marie Antoinette and later, the inhabitants of Denver, this season promises to lead audiences on a breathless adventure.


Christian Borle to Join Patrick Wilson 'In Conversation' at Montclair Film FestivalChristian Borle to Join Patrick Wilson 'In Conversation' at Montclair Film Festival
by Movies News Desk

(4/24/2014) - Tony award-winner Christian Borle will be Patrick Wilson's special guest at the Montclair Film Festival on Sunday, May 4 at 12:00 noon.


Le Petit Theatre Partners with New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity for DEATH OF A SALESMAN, Begin. 5/9Le Petit Theatre Partners with New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity for DEATH OF A SALESMAN, Begin. 5/9
by BWW News Desk (New Orleans)

(4/24/2014) - Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre (Le Petit) has selected New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity (NOAHH) as its charitable partner for the upcoming production of Death of a Salesman opening May 9. The theatre has set a goal of raising $3,000 for the organization by collecting donations at each show. On May 20th, employees of Le Petit, along with the show's cast and crew, will spend a day volunteering for the organization onsite.


Diamond Head Theatre Presents CATCH ME IF YOU CAN from 5/23 to 6/8Diamond Head Theatre Presents CATCH ME IF YOU CAN from 5/23 to 6/8
by BWW News Desk (Hawaii)

(4/24/2014) - Diamond Head Theatre (DHT) proudly presents Catch Me If You Can! Based on the hit DreamWorks film and the incredible true story that inspired it, Catch Me If You Can is a high-flying Broadway musical that tells the story of Frank W. Abagnale, Jr., a teenager who runs away from home in search of the glamorous life.


Falcon Theatre to Present Troubles' ABBAMEMNON, Begin. 6/6Falcon Theatre to Present Troubles' ABBAMEMNON, Begin. 6/6
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)

(4/24/2014) - Falcon Theatre will present Troubadour Theater Company's ABBAMEMNON, directed by Matt Walker. Join them for a hysterical musical reimagining of the classic Greek tragedy Agamemnon, the sordid story of seduction and scheming, with the sweet Swedish sounds of the Seventies.



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