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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


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


Breaking News: Douglas Sills, Anna Chlumsky, Blake Hammond and Scott Robertson Join Renée Fleming in LIVING ON LOVEBreaking News: Douglas Sills, Anna Chlumsky, Blake Hammond and Scott Robertson Join Renée Fleming in LIVING ON LOVE
Posted: Jan. 23, 2015


Zooey Deschanel Engaged to Boyfriend Jacob Pechenik!Zooey Deschanel Engaged to Boyfriend Jacob Pechenik!
Posted: Jan. 21, 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


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


Stars of THE LION KING on Broadway Lose Homes in Fire, GoFundMe Started in Their HonorStars of THE LION KING on Broadway Lose Homes in Fire, GoFundMe Started in Their Honor
Posted: Jan. 22, 2015


VIDEO: Jonathan Groff Reveals His Top Turn Ons & Offs on WATCH WHAT HAPPENS!VIDEO: Jonathan Groff Reveals His Top Turn Ons & Offs on WATCH WHAT HAPPENS!
Posted: Jan. 22, 2015


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


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


Jeremy Jordan In Exciting New 'Moving Too Fast' Sing-A-Long Video ClipJeremy Jordan In Exciting New 'Moving Too Fast' Sing-A-Long Video Clip
Posted: Jan. 23, 2015


AMERICAN HORROR STORY's Finn Wittrock Talks Season Five & MoreAMERICAN HORROR STORY's Finn Wittrock Talks Season Five & More
Posted: Jan. 21, 2015


VIDEO: Watch INTO THE WOODS' Meryl Streep, Christine Baranski & Tracey Ullman Serenade Rob Marshall at the Artios Awards!VIDEO: Watch INTO THE WOODS' Meryl Streep, Christine Baranski & Tracey Ullman Serenade Rob Marshall at the Artios Awards!
Posted: Jan. 23, 2015


Alan Menken, David Zippel and Harvey Fierstein Are Writing a MRS. DOUBTFIRE Musical!Alan Menken, David Zippel and Harvey Fierstein Are Writing a MRS. DOUBTFIRE Musical!
Posted: Jan. 22, 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


InDepth InterView: Adam Pascal Talks Upcoming Concerts, UNBREAKABLE: THE MUSICAL, New Movies, New Music, Plus Reflects on RENT, AIDA & MoreInDepth InterView: Adam Pascal Talks Upcoming Concerts, UNBREAKABLE: THE MUSICAL, New Movies, New Music, Plus Reflects on RENT, AIDA & More
Posted: Jan. 21, 2015


VIDEO: Lea Michele Reveals She Threw Up While Singing 'Let It Go' on GLEEVIDEO: Lea Michele Reveals She Threw Up While Singing 'Let It Go' on GLEE
Posted: Jan. 22, 2015


BWW TV: They Are Your Nightmares! Watch New Clip from NEVERMOREBWW TV: They Are Your Nightmares! Watch New Clip from NEVERMORE
by BroadwayWorld TV

(1/28/2015) - NEVERMORE - The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe, a unique theatrical experience combining haunting music, poetic storytelling, and stunning stagecraft to tell the fascinating and moving life story of iconic American writer Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849), is currently playing at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues). Check out a just-released scene from the show below!


Alan Gilbert to Return to the Met Opera Next Week to Lead DON GIOVANNIAlan Gilbert to Return to the Met Opera Next Week to Lead DON GIOVANNI
by BWW News Desk (New York City)

(1/28/2015) - Following the final performances in his celebrated Nielsen Project and his triumphant Verdi Requiem with the New York Philharmonic, Alan Gilbert returns to the Metropolitan Opera for the first time in seven years to conduct ten performances of Mozart's Don Giovanni, from February 4 to March 6, leading Mozart's retelling of the Don Juan legend in Michael Grandage's production.


Kevin Spacey Will Play a Businessman Trapped Inside of a Cat in New FilmKevin Spacey Will Play a Businessman Trapped Inside of a Cat in New Film
by Movies News Desk

(1/28/2015) - Oscar winner Kevin Spacey has officially lined up his next role.


Two River Theater Receives Doris Duke Grant for Iconis & Tracz's New Musical BE MORE CHILLTwo River Theater Receives Doris Duke Grant for Iconis & Tracz's New Musical BE MORE CHILL
by BWW News Desk

(1/28/2015) - Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, is proud to announce that the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation has awarded the theater a generous grant of $125,000 to support its upcoming production of Be More Chill, a new musical written by Joe Iconis and Joe Tracz, with choreography by Chase Brock and direction by Stephen Brackett. The grant will also support an ongoing relationship between Two River Theater and the team of Iconis and Tracz.


Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company to Perform at NJPAC, 3/13Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company to Perform at NJPAC, 3/13
by BWW News Desk (Dance - New Jersey)

(1/28/2015) - New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company on Friday, March 13, 2015 at 8:00 PM in the Victoria Theater.


Nicholas Guest's FINDING NICK World Premiere to Play the Zephyr, 2/19-3/27Nicholas Guest's FINDING NICK World Premiere to Play the Zephyr, 2/19-3/27
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)

(1/28/2015) - The Zephyr Theater presents the world premiere of Finding Nick, a new play written and performed by Nicholas Guest, and directed by Lee Sankowich, in a six-week engagement beginning February 19, through March 27, on Thursday and Friday nights at 8 p.m. in Hollywood, produced by Racquel Lehrman and Victoria Watson of Theatre Planners.


Tickets for PIPPIN at the Fisher to Go on Sale 2/8Tickets for PIPPIN at the Fisher to Go on Sale 2/8
by BWW News Desk (Detroit)

(1/28/2015) - Experience the thrilling 2013 Tony Award-winning musical PIPPIN! Described as "An eye-popping, jaw-dropping, VISUALLY STUNNING extravaganza and THE THRILL OF THE SEASON!" by NY1, PIPPIN will appear at Detroit's Fisher Theatre, June 9 - 21.


The Frick to Host Free 'Scotland Night' on Jan 30The Frick to Host Free 'Scotland Night' on Jan 30
by BWW News Desk (New York City)

(1/28/2015) - On Friday, January 30, 2015, The Frick Collection will host a free 'Scotland' night from 6 to 9 p.m., with masterpieces from the Scottish National Gallery.


Rosanne Cash Will Be Carnegie Hall's 'Perspectives' Artist in 2015-16Rosanne Cash Will Be Carnegie Hall's 'Perspectives' Artist in 2015-16
by BWW News Desk (New York City)

(1/28/2015) - As part of its 2015-2016 season announcement, Carnegie Hall today shared that singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash will curate a four-concert Perspectives series at the Hall beginning in October 2015.


Detroit Repertory Theatre to Host RED NIGHT Benefit on Valentine's DayDetroit Repertory Theatre to Host RED NIGHT Benefit on Valentine's Day
by BWW News Desk (Detroit)

(1/28/2015) - On Saturday, February 14, 2015, the Detroit Repertory Theatre welcomes the public to an evening of drama, music, romance, sweets and champagne at the Board of Trustees' annual 'RED NIGHT' benefit beginning at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $35 each and include the powerful and critically acclaimed play SWEET PEA'S MAMA, unlimited Champagne, hors d'oeuvres, the 'Irma Wertz Patron of the Year' Award, and exciting packages to be raffled off.


Storytelling Show IT AIN'T GOING TO BE NORMAL Set for FRIGID New York, 2/18-3/7Storytelling Show IT AIN'T GOING TO BE NORMAL Set for FRIGID New York, 2/18-3/7
by BWW News Desk (New York City)

(1/28/2015) - ?FRIGID New York presents the world premiere of a brand new storytelling session IT AIN'T GOINT TO BE NORMAL hosted by and featuring true stories told and lived by Henry Vega and Artem Yatsnov on Wed, Feb 18, 8:50; Sat, Feb 21, 7:10; Thu, Feb 26, 7:10; Mon, March 2, 10:30; Sat, March 7, 2:10 at UNDER St. Marks (94 St. Marks Place).


SOUND OFF World Premiere Exclusive: ONE NIGHT STAND Full 15-Minute Musical DR. WILLIAMS Starring Cheyenne Jackson & Jesse Tyler FergusonSOUND OFF World Premiere Exclusive: ONE NIGHT STAND Full 15-Minute Musical DR. WILLIAMS Starring Cheyenne Jackson & Jesse Tyler Ferguson
by Pat Cerasaro

(1/28/2015) - Experience the first of four complete 15-minute musicals!


Fodor's Travel Reveals 2015 List of Best Regional Theatres in the U.S.Fodor's Travel Reveals 2015 List of Best Regional Theatres in the U.S.
by BWW News Desk

(1/28/2015) - Fodor's Travel has just released their 2015 list of 'Best Regional Theatres in the US. Fodor's Annie Bruce writes:


Blythe Danner Boards NBC Miniseries THE SLAPBlythe Danner Boards NBC Miniseries THE SLAP
by TV News Desk

(1/28/2015) - Tony and Emmy winner Blythe Danner has signed on to guest star on NBC's upcoming miniseries THE SLAP, according to Entertainment Weekly.


Broadway Green Alliance's Winter E-Waste Drive Moved to Feb 4Broadway Green Alliance's Winter E-Waste Drive Moved to Feb 4
by BWW News Desk

(1/28/2015) - ?The Broadway Green Alliance (BGA) is sponsoring an E-waste drive for the theater industry and fans on Wednesday, February 4th from 11:00AM-2:00PM in the Gershwin Theatre Breezeway at 222 West 51st Street (between Broadway and 8th Avenue). The recycling event is open to all shows, theaters, industry members and fans.


THE MEETING to Celebrate 'Bottom Appreciation Day' at Joe's Pub, 2/15THE MEETING to Celebrate 'Bottom Appreciation Day' at Joe's Pub, 2/15
by BWW News Desk (Cabaret)

(1/28/2015) - ?The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre, the acclaimed comedy/variety show, will return to Joe's Pub at The Public Theater on Sunday, February 15 at 9:30 PM to continue the Winter/Spring 2015 Season.


Chazz Palminteri to Lead NYC Reading of BREAKING BOBBY STONE; Show Eyeing Broadway RunChazz Palminteri to Lead NYC Reading of BREAKING BOBBY STONE; Show Eyeing Broadway Run
by BWW News Desk

(1/28/2015) - According to Deadline, A BRONX TALE playwright and star Chazz Palminteri will lead a staged reading of Ben Andron's new play BREAKING BOBBY STONE, directed by Peter Scolari, on February 10 at 3:30 p.m. at the Snapple Theater Center. The play is reportedly eyeing a Broadway run next season; no official announcement has been made.


West End's KING CHARLES III Heading to Broadway This Fall?West End's KING CHARLES III Heading to Broadway This Fall?
by BWW News Desk (UK / West End)

(1/28/2015) - Mike Bartlett's critically acclaimed new play, King Charles III directed by Rupert Goold, is currently playing in the West End at the Wyndham's Theatre, and according to the New York Times, the show might soon travel across the pond. The NYT reports that producers Stuart Thompson and Sonia Friedman are looking to bring the play to Broadway in Fall 2015. Tim Pigott-Smith, who plays the title role in London is expected to reprise his performance.


Select Seats Still Available For ITLP Benefit Reading With Tonya Pinkins & MoreSelect Seats Still Available For ITLP Benefit Reading With Tonya Pinkins & More
by Pat Cerasaro

(1/28/2015) - Select seats are still on sale for this exciting charity benefit reading!


Colman Domingo to Direct New York City Children's Theater's A BAND OF ANGELS This SpringColman Domingo to Direct New York City Children's Theater's A BAND OF ANGELS This Spring
by BWW News Desk

(1/28/2015) - New York City Children's Theater (formerly Making Books Sing) will present A BAND OF ANGELS this spring, commemorating the ten-year anniversary of the musical along with the 150th Anniversary of the end of the Civil War.


Iddo Netanyahu's A HAPPY END to Begin 2/27 at Abingdon TheatreIddo Netanyahu's A HAPPY END to Begin 2/27 at Abingdon Theatre
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(1/28/2015) - Abingdon Theatre Company -- which has produced 83 new American plays since 1993 -- continues its 22nd Season with A HAPPY END, a new play by Iddo Netanyahu, with previews set to begin February 27, 2015, prior to an official press opening March 11 in Abingdon Theatre Arts Complex's June Havoc Theatre (312 West 36th Street). Off-Broadway performances run through March 29. Alex Dmitriev (God's Daughter) is set to direct.


Geoffrey Rush Set to Play OLIVER! Composer Lionel Bart in Musical BiopicGeoffrey Rush Set to Play OLIVER! Composer Lionel Bart in Musical Biopic
by Movies News Desk

(1/28/2015) - According to Deadline, Geoffrey Rush has officially signed on to play OLIVER! composer Lionel Bart in Vadim Jean's upcoming musical biopic CONSIDER YOURSELF.


STAGE TUBE: Rosie O'Donnell Sings A CHORUS LINE During Commercial Break for THE VIEWSTAGE TUBE: Rosie O'Donnell Sings A CHORUS LINE During Commercial Break for THE VIEW
by Stage Tube

(1/28/2015) - During a recent commerical break for THE VIEW, host Rosie O'Donnell broke into songs from A CHORUS LINE after being prompted by guest Stacy London. Check out Rosie's medley below!


EGOT Winner Rita Moreno Headed to The CW's JANE THE VIRGINEGOT Winner Rita Moreno Headed to The CW's JANE THE VIRGIN
by TV News Desk

(1/28/2015) - Entertainment Weekly has confirmed that EGOT winner Rita Moreno will guest star on The CW's runaway hit drama JANE THE VIRGIN.


Bruce Jenner Documenting His 'Journey' with New E! DocuseriesBruce Jenner Documenting His 'Journey' with New E! Docuseries
by TV News Desk (Pride)

(1/28/2015) - According to TMZ, Bruce Jenner has been filming a docuseries, charting his evolving feelings and 'journey,' over the past few months.


Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for LOVE SONGS FOR VDAY at 54 BelowPhoto Flash: Inside Rehearsal for LOVE SONGS FOR VDAY at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk (Cabaret)

(1/28/2015) - The concert features an all female cast singing songs from across the musical theatre spectrum about, well, love. The love we make, the love we take, the love we find, and the love we hold onto - this evening will see and sing us through it all.


Art-In-Relation to Host First Fundraising Event, 2/22Art-In-Relation to Host First Fundraising Event, 2/22
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)

(1/28/2015) - Art-In-Relation (AIR), a new Long Beach based Arts Organization will be holding its first fundraising event on Sunday, February 22, 2015 beginning at 2 p.m. at Ernest Borgnine Theatre in Long Beach. The event is called 'Fresh A.I.R. - a Broadway Benefit.'


New Jersey Symphony Orchestra's 2015-16 Concert Season to Feature Megan Hilty, Cheyenne Jackson & MoreNew Jersey Symphony Orchestra's 2015-16 Concert Season to Feature Megan Hilty, Cheyenne Jackson & More
by BWW News Desk

(1/28/2015) - The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra (NJSO) today announced its programs for the 201516 concert season, Jacques Lacombe's sixth and final season as the Orchestra's music director. Fulfilling its mission as a statewide orchestra, the NJSO brings subscription programs to venues in Newark, New Brunswick, Princeton, Morristown, Red Bank and Englewood, with 14 weeks of subscription classical programs, five pops programs and three family concerts, as well as several special concerts.


COPENHAGEN to Run 2/13-3/1 at Theatre MemphisCOPENHAGEN to Run 2/13-3/1 at Theatre Memphis
by BWW News Desk (Memphis)

(1/28/2015) - Copenhagen, a Tony Award winner for Best Play, explodes onto the Next Stage at Theatre Memphis and runs February 13 - March 1, 2015.


West End Hit Comedy THE 39 STEPS Celebrates Launch Of Schools Version With Nationwide CompetitionWest End Hit Comedy THE 39 STEPS Celebrates Launch Of Schools Version With Nationwide Competition
by BWW News Desk (UK / West End)

(1/28/2015) - To celebrate the release of the performance rights to an abridged schools version of THE 39 STEPS, which is currently in its ninth award-winning year at the West End's Criterion Theatre, the production is offering schools a chance to win a FREE trip to see the show from Monday 6 April - Thursday 25 June 2015. The winning entry will also win a free 39 Steps themed workshop with Theatre Workout Education and free performance rights to the abridged schools version for a year upon publication with Samuel French Ltd in 2015.


The New York School of Law Presents a Reading of THE BELIEVERS, 2/8The New York School of Law Presents a Reading of THE BELIEVERS, 2/8
by BWW News Desk (Off-Off-Broadway)

(1/28/2015) - There will be a Special Reading of "The Believers" by Robert Carroll on Sunday, February 8th at the BAM Fisher Building in the Fishman Theater 321 Ashland Place Brooklyn, NY 11217 (between the Opera House and the Williamsburg Saving Bank Building).


Photo Flash: Welcome to the Cellblock! First Look at Carly Hughes in Broadway's CHICAGOPhoto Flash: Welcome to the Cellblock! First Look at Carly Hughes in Broadway's CHICAGO
by BWW News Desk

(1/28/2015) - This Monday, February 2, the company of the Tony Award-winning hit musical CHICAGO will welcome a new 'scintillating sinner' to the cellblock, as Broadway star Carly Hughes makes her debut in the iconic role of jazz slayer Velma Kelly. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at Hughes in costume!


VIDEO: Nick Offerman Stars in Music Video Promoting NASCAR Coverage on NBCVIDEO: Nick Offerman Stars in Music Video Promoting NASCAR Coverage on NBC
by TV News Desk

(1/28/2015) - NBC Sports Group today announced the debut of a new short film featuring actor Nick Offerman for its multi-platform marketing campaign to promote the launch of NASCAR on NBC and NBCSN.


BWW TV Exclusive: CHEWING THE SCENERY- Randy Returns to the Newsdesk to Talk Super Bowl, GROUNDHOG DAY & More!BWW TV Exclusive: CHEWING THE SCENERY- Randy Returns to the Newsdesk to Talk Super Bowl, GROUNDHOG DAY & More!
by Randy Rainbow

(1/28/2015) - It's time for the newest episode of BWW's exclusive TV series - CHEWING THE SCENERY WITH Randy Rainbow! In this edition, Randy returns to the CTS Newsdesk to go over all of the latest Broadway news, including Idina Menzel at the Super Bowl, the new GROUNDHOG DAY musical, and so much more! Click below to check out the latest episode.




 
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