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VIDEO: It's Here! Meryl Streep, Anna Kendrick & More Shine in First Teaser for Disney's Star-Studded INTO THE WOODS!VIDEO: It's Here! Meryl Streep, Anna Kendrick & More Shine in First Teaser for Disney's Star-Studded INTO THE WOODS!
Posted: Jul. 31, 2014


First Production Photos From INTO THE WOODS Movie! Meryl Streep, Anna Kendrick & MoreFirst Production Photos From INTO THE WOODS Movie! Meryl Streep, Anna Kendrick & More
Posted: Jul. 30, 2014


Breaking News: GIRLS Star Allison Williams Will Fly High as Title Character in NBC's PETER PAN LIVE! SpecialBreaking News: GIRLS Star Allison Williams Will Fly High as Title Character in NBC's PETER PAN LIVE! Special
Posted: Jul. 30, 2014


BWW Recap: SYTYCD Eliminates Four, Announces All-Stars! Full Results & Pictures!BWW Recap: SYTYCD Eliminates Four, Announces All-Stars! Full Results & Pictures!
Posted: Jul. 31, 2014


THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: PETER PAN On TV, Mary Martin To Allison WilliamsTHEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: PETER PAN On TV, Mary Martin To Allison Williams
Posted: Jul. 31, 2014


Airy Poster Set For New Broadway-Themed Film BIRDMANAiry Poster Set For New Broadway-Themed Film BIRDMAN
Posted: Aug. 1, 2014


Sony Music Masterworks Signs One-Man A Cappella Vocalist & YouTube Star Peter HollensSony Music Masterworks Signs One-Man A Cappella Vocalist & YouTube Star Peter Hollens
Posted: Jul. 31, 2014


INTO THE WOODS Movie Trailer To Premiere On ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT?INTO THE WOODS Movie Trailer To Premiere On ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT?
Posted: Jul. 30, 2014


Sara Bareilles Previews Song From WAITRESS: THE MUSICALSara Bareilles Previews Song From WAITRESS: THE MUSICAL
Posted: Jul. 30, 2014


Lady Gaga Sings PAL JOEY In New Tony Bennett Duets Album Live TeaseLady Gaga Sings PAL JOEY In New Tony Bennett Duets Album Live Tease
Posted: Jul. 28, 2014


Trailer & Poster - Michael Keaton Struggles to Mount a Broadway Play in New Film BIRDMANTrailer & Poster - Michael Keaton Struggles to Mount a Broadway Play in New Film BIRDMAN
Posted: Jul. 31, 2014


INTO THE WOODS Movie Trailer To Be Released This Week?INTO THE WOODS Movie Trailer To Be Released This Week?
Posted: Jul. 29, 2014


BWW Exclusive: OSU Music Alums, Teachers, Parents Sound Off on Marching Band Sex Scandal - Is Jon Waters a Scapegoat?BWW Exclusive: OSU Music Alums, Teachers, Parents Sound Off on Marching Band Sex Scandal - Is Jon Waters a Scapegoat?
Posted: Jul. 25, 2014


Just In From the Musicians Union: Met Orchestra Musicians Blame Peter Gelb; Detail Plan to Save $20MJust In From the Musicians Union: Met Orchestra Musicians Blame Peter Gelb; Detail Plan to Save $20M
Posted: Jul. 25, 2014


Gary Barlow Previews FINDING NEVERLAND Title TuneGary Barlow Previews FINDING NEVERLAND Title Tune
Posted: Jul. 25, 2014


BWW TV: FORBIDDEN BROADWAY Spoofs LES MIZ, BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY & More at Barnes & Noble!BWW TV: FORBIDDEN BROADWAY Spoofs LES MIZ, BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY & More at Barnes & Noble!
Posted: Jul. 26, 2014


STAGE TUBE: NBC Finds Its Peter Pan! Listen to Allison Williams in Action!STAGE TUBE: NBC Finds Its Peter Pan! Listen to Allison Williams in Action!
Posted: Jul. 30, 2014


BWW TV Exclusive: BACKSTAGE WITH RICHARD RIDGE- Pippins of Past and Present, Kyle Dean Massey and John Rubinstein!BWW TV Exclusive: BACKSTAGE WITH RICHARD RIDGE- Pippins of Past and Present, Kyle Dean Massey and John Rubinstein!
Posted: Jul. 27, 2014


Rob Reiner Reveals New Plans to Bring PRINCESS BRIDE Musical to BroadwayRob Reiner Reveals New Plans to Bring PRINCESS BRIDE Musical to Broadway
Posted: Jul. 29, 2014


Andy Jones, Kecia Lewis, Blake Hammond & More Join Paige Faure in CINDERELLA TourAndy Jones, Kecia Lewis, Blake Hammond & More Join Paige Faure in CINDERELLA Tour
Posted: Jul. 28, 2014


Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits -  THE LION KINGMeet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits - THE LION KING
by BWW Special Coverage

(8/1/2014) - A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With several weeks until the craziness begins, there is still plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's already occupied theaters . BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's The Lion King below!


Next-In-Line Productions to Produce SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME at Gene Frankel Theatre, 8/29 - 9/6Next-In-Line Productions to Produce SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME at Gene Frankel Theatre, 8/29 - 9/6
by BWW News Desk (Off-Off-Broadway)

(8/1/2014) - Someone Who'll Watch Over Me focuses on the trials and tribulations of an Irishman, an Englishman and an American who are kidnapped and held hostage in a nondescript location in Lebanon. As the three men strive for survival, they also find themselves trying to overcome both their personal grudges towards one another, and their nationalistic differences, all under the watchful eyes and ears of their captors.


Capital Stage Company Announces 10th Season: MOVING BETWEEN WORLDSCapital Stage Company Announces 10th Season: MOVING BETWEEN WORLDS
by BWW News Desk (Sacramento)

(8/1/2014) - Capital Stage will present a season of plays that capture the company's bold, thought-provoking aesthetic. The season features a mix of styles and genres, all meant to encourage dialogue between performers and audience and keep patrons thinking and discussing long after they leave the theater.


New Jersey Teenagers' Play BITTER AS BEER, SWEET LIKE DAISY to be Produced Off-Broadway, 8/22 - 8/24New Jersey Teenagers' Play BITTER AS BEER, SWEET LIKE DAISY to be Produced Off-Broadway, 8/22 - 8/24
by BWW News Desk (Off-Off-Broadway)

(8/1/2014) - Off Broadway will play host to 3 performances written, directed, produced and performed by a gifted group of teenagers from New Jersey. The stage play, Bitter as Beer, Sweet like Daisy, will perform at the Roy Arias Studios, 300 43rd Street, August 22-24th, 2014.


State Theatre's 88th Season Launches Members Only Sales, 8/5State Theatre's 88th Season Launches Members Only Sales, 8/5
by BWW News Desk (Central Pennsylvania)

(8/1/2014) - Ticket sales for the non-profit State Theatre's 88th Season will kick off Tuesday, August 5th with Members Only sales beginning at 6 AM.


South Coast Repertory Announces Production Calendar, August through November 2014South Coast Repertory Announces Production Calendar, August through November 2014
by BWW News Desk (Costa Mesa)

(8/1/2014) - The South Coast Repertory Announces their Production Calendar spanning August through November 2014. Their productions include PETER PAN, THE TEMPEST, VENUS IN FUR, ZEALOT, CHARLOTTE'S WEB, and A CHRISTMAS CAROL. For more information, read below.


Deno's Wonder Wheel Music Marathon to be Performed in Coney Island on 8/2 & 8/16Deno's Wonder Wheel Music Marathon to be Performed in Coney Island on 8/2 & 8/16
by BWW News Desk (Brooklyn)

(8/1/2014) - Join Deno's Wonder Wheel Music Marathon Saturday August 2nd & August 16th for a variety of surf, rockabilly and rock n' roll. The Wonder Wheel Music Marathon has been rocking since 2006. The event is free and lasts from 2pm-8pm. Don't miss it!


Classic Albums Live to Perform 'Abbey Road' at Boston's Colonial Theatre on 9/6Classic Albums Live to Perform 'Abbey Road' at Boston's Colonial Theatre on 9/6
by BWW News Desk (Boston)

(8/1/2014) - Classic Albums Live will perform Abbey Road at The Colonial Theatre on September 6 at 8pm. Remember when you used to listen to an entire album? Classic Albums Live does. For the first time in popular music, the greatest albums from the 60s and 70s are recreated live on stage, note for note and cut for cut.


Explore the Backdrop of THE GIVER with African Travel, Inc.Explore the Backdrop of THE GIVER with African Travel, Inc.
by BWW News Desk (Travel)

(8/1/2014) - Hollywood's latest sci-fi thriller paints the picture of a seemingly idyllic community that has gone to great lengths to protect its dark and painful past. The Giver, set for release on August 15, boasts an impressive cast including Meryl Streep, Jeff Bridges, Alexander Skarsgrd, Taylor Swift and Katie Holmes, who filmed primarily in the striking South African cities of Cape Town and Johannesburg. While the script depicts a society deprived of colors and memories, in actuality these areas vibrate with a kaleidoscope of hues and history. Walk in the footsteps of your favorite actors and experience the brilliance of South Africa with African Travel, Inc. on a variety of completely customizable itineraries!


Terrace Plaza Playhouse to Stage HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL, 8/8-9/20Terrace Plaza Playhouse to Stage HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL, 8/8-9/20
by BWW News Desk (Salt Lake City)

(8/1/2014) - Terrace Plaza Playhouse will present HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL, August 8 through September 20, 2014 every Friday, Saturday and Monday evening at 7:30 PM.


2nd Annual Miss Asian Las Vegas Pageant Comes to The Palazzo, 9/28; Tickets on Sale 8/82nd Annual Miss Asian Las Vegas Pageant Comes to The Palazzo, 9/28; Tickets on Sale 8/8
by BWW News Desk (Las Vegas)

(8/1/2014) - Tickets for the second annual Miss Asian Las Vegas Pageant will go on sale on Friday, Aug. 8. The event will be held inside The Palazzo Theatre at The Palazzo Las Vegas on Sunday, Sept. 28 at 2 p.m.


Musical Version of THE FRONT Set for Hollywood's Festival of New American Musicals, 8/19-20Musical Version of THE FRONT Set for Hollywood's Festival of New American Musicals, 8/19-20
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)

(8/1/2014) - America's blacklisted writers are back in lights again and this time they're singing.


Photo Flash: Lady Bunny Kicks Off 'Library Thursdays' at Bally's Liaison NightclubPhoto Flash: Lady Bunny Kicks Off 'Library Thursdays' at Bally's Liaison Nightclub
by BWW News Desk (Las Vegas)

(8/1/2014) - Legendary drag superstar Lady Bunny arrived at the hottest new gay nightclub, Liaison, inside Las Vegas' Bally's Hotel & Casino Thursday night to kick off the launch of the club's new drag night, 'Library Thursdays.' Scroll down for photos!


Photo Flash: First Look at Rick Bayless and More in CASCABEL at Lookingglass Theatre; Show Extends thru Aug 31Photo Flash: First Look at Rick Bayless and More in CASCABEL at Lookingglass Theatre; Show Extends thru Aug 31
by BWW News Desk

(8/1/2014) - Lookingglass Theatre, Frontera Grill and Silverguy Entertainment announce an extension to the wildly popular return of Rick Bayless in Cascabel: Dinner -- Daring -- Desire, the unforgettable theatrical adventure featuring a sumptuous feast, world-class circus acts, and a tantalizing love story starring celebrity chef Rick Bayless that had Chicago audiences spellbound when it premiered in spring 2012. The extremely limited engagement is co-created by Rick Bayless, Lookingglass Ensemble Member Heidi Stillman (Hephaestus, The Brothers Karamazov, Hard Times), and Artistic Associate and founder of Silverguy Entertainment Tony Hernandez (Hephaestus, Lookingglass Alice). Cascabel runs at the Goodman Theatre's Owen Bruner Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn, now playing through August 31, 2014. Scroll down for a first look at the show!


Walt Disney Records to Release MARY POPPINS Legacy Collection, 8/26Walt Disney Records to Release MARY POPPINS Legacy Collection, 8/26
by Movies News Desk

(8/1/2014) - BURBANK, Calif., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Walt Disney Records' newly created line of collectible CDs, Walt Disney Records The Legacy Collection, celebrates the anniversaries of Disney's most cherished and classic films that have been enchanting audiences for generations.


Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of ENRON at the Omaha Community PlayhousePhoto Flash: Meet the Cast of ENRON at the Omaha Community Playhouse
by BWW News Desk (Omaha)

(8/1/2014) - The Omaha Community Playhouse will produce Enron, Aug. 15-Sept. 14, 2014. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast below!


Exclusive: Part Two - In Conversation with MISS SAIGON's Rachelle Ann GoExclusive: Part Two - In Conversation with MISS SAIGON's Rachelle Ann Go
by Rocky Christopher Fajardo

(8/1/2014) - In the conclusion of BroadwayWorld.com's one-one-one chat with Rachelle Ann Go, Gigi in MISS SAIGON's 25th anniversary production, Rachelle Ann reflects on how she has blossomed into her defiant bargirl role and what playing the character means to her; paints a vivid image of the fantastic frontiers that MISS SAIGON has opened up for her; and reveals the current status of her love life - and as a bonus, gives "expert"advice to the lovelorn.


Noranina Productions to Bring BACHELORETTE to Collaboration Theatre, 8/14-23Noranina Productions to Bring BACHELORETTE to Collaboration Theatre, 8/14-23
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(8/1/2014) - Production duo, Noranina Productions, successfully raises funs on Indiegogo to fund their theatrical debut with Leslye Headland's Bachelorette at Chicago's Collaboration Theatre Company.


Beautiful Soup to Present Laurette Taylor, Tennessee Williams and Billie Holiday in Rep, Beg. 8/27Beautiful Soup to Present Laurette Taylor, Tennessee Williams and Billie Holiday in Rep, Beg. 8/27
by BWW News Desk (Off-Off-Broadway)

(8/1/2014) - Steven Carl McCasland is a rising voice in the world of theatre. After their acclaimed and sold-out production of Little Wars in April, Beautiful Soup presents the last two works in McCasland's trilogy. The plays examine the lives of historical women in the arts. Beginning on August 27th, Shades of Blue: The Decline and Fall of Lady Day and What Was Lost, an examination of Laurette Taylor's preparation for The Glass Menagerie, will open at the Dorothy Strelsin Theatre.


GRAY ST, Featuring Cirque du Soleil Members, to Debut at Alvin Ailey Citigroup Theater, 8/4-6GRAY ST, Featuring Cirque du Soleil Members, to Debut at Alvin Ailey Citigroup Theater, 8/4-6
by BWW News Desk (Dance - New York City)

(8/1/2014) - GRAY ST will debut at Alvin Ailey Citigroup Theater, featuring Cirque du Soleil cast and crew members, August 4 through the 6th, 2014.


Photo Coverage: Playwrights Horizons' BOOTYCANDY Cast Meets the Press!Photo Coverage: Playwrights Horizons' BOOTYCANDY Cast Meets the Press!
by Walter McBride

(8/1/2014) - Rehearsals just began for the Playwrights Horizons New York premiere production of Bootycandy, a new play written and directed by Obie Award winner Robert O'Hara (director of In the Continuum, author of Antebellum and Insurrection: Holding History). The production will begin previews Friday evening, August 22 at 8PM with an Opening Night set for Wednesday, September 10 at 7PM. The limited engagement will play through Sunday evening, October 12 at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street). BroadwayWorld was in the rehearsal room with the company today and you can check out full photo coverage below!


Esquire Network to Host SIP & SHAVE in San Francisco, 8/8-10Esquire Network to Host SIP & SHAVE in San Francisco, 8/8-10
by TV News Desk (San Francisco)

(8/1/2014) - NBCUniversal's Esquire Network today announced its upcoming 'Sip & Shave' event activation at the Outside Lands Festival in San Francisco, taking place from August 8-10, 2014. The 'Sip & Shave' will offer festival attendees complimentary shave sessions, specialty cocktails and exclusive access to meet Esquire Network's Jay Larson and Sean Patton from BEST BARS IN AMERICA, and chefs Naomi Pomeroy and Kris Morningstar from KNIFE FIGHT.


'Israeli' Show Cancelled At Edinburgh Fringe After Protests'Israeli' Show Cancelled At Edinburgh Fringe After Protests
by BWW News Desk (Scotland)

(8/1/2014) - A show has been cancelled at the Edinburgh Fringe after vocal protests from leading cultural figures, reports suggest.


Up on the Marquee: THIS IS OUR YOUTHUp on the Marquee: THIS IS OUR YOUTH
by Walter McBride

(8/1/2014) - THIS IS OUR YOUTH by Kenneth Lonergan is headed to Broadway this summer, guided by producer Scott Rudin and directed by Anna D. Shapiro. It will open at the Cort Theatre on September 11 and will star Michael Cera, Kieran Culkin and Tavi Gevinson. Check out the marquee below!


Bach Vespers at Holy Trinity Welcomes New Artistic Director Donald R. MeinekeBach Vespers at Holy Trinity Welcomes New Artistic Director Donald R. Meineke
by BWW News Desk (Classical - New York City)

(8/1/2014) - The board of Bach Vespers at Holy Trinity is delighted to announce the appointment of Donald R. Meineke as the 4th Artistic Director in its 47-year history. Donald will succeed outgoing Cantor Rick Erickson who held the post for 22 years.


Chef Yigit Pura Creates HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH-Inspired MacaronChef Yigit Pura Creates HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH-Inspired Macaron
by BWW News Desk

(8/1/2014) - In honor of the current Tony Award-winning Broadway production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Chef Yigit Pura announced today a limited edition Hedwig and the Angry Inch-inspired macaron. Featuring a flavor profile provided by recent Tony Award winner and current star of the Broadway production, Neil Patrick Harris, the macaron -- called "Hedwig Schmidt" after the title character -- features a bourbon-orange marmalade ganache with a brandied cherry center, covered in edible red glitter. The limited-edition "Hedwig Schmidt" macaron will be available beginning Monday, August 11 at Tout Sweet Patisserie (Macy's Union Square, 170 O'Farrell St., 3rd Floor) as well as online at www.toutsweetsf.com.


Mabel Mercer Foundation Announces 25th Anniversary New York Cabaret Convention FOUR MAGICAL NIGHTS, 10/20 - 10/23Mabel Mercer Foundation Announces 25th Anniversary New York Cabaret Convention FOUR MAGICAL NIGHTS, 10/20 - 10/23
by BWW News Desk (New York City)

(8/1/2014) - After more than two decades of exciting contribution to the New York musical scene, The Mabel Mercer Foundation hits a new high this autumn by producing its 25th annual New York Cabaret Convention for four evenings, October 20th-23rd. All performances begin at 6 o'clock at the Rose Theater, Jazz at Lincoln Center, The Frederick P. Rose Hall at Broadway and 60th Street.


Photo Flash: First Look at Chester Theatre Company's A NUMBERPhoto Flash: First Look at Chester Theatre Company's A NUMBER
by BWW News Desk (Boston)

(8/1/2014) - Chester Theatre Company continues its 25th Anniversary Season with Caryl Churchill's A NUMBER. The production, which runs now through August 10 at the Chester Town Hall in Chester, MA, will feature CTC favorite Jay Stratton, joined by newcomer Larry John Meyers. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the duo in action below!




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