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VIDEO: James Corden & Stephen Colbert Sing Holiday Classic Duet on COLBERTVIDEO: James Corden & Stephen Colbert Sing Holiday Classic Duet on COLBERT
Posted: Dec. 10, 2014


STAGE TUBE: Idina Menzel Honored with Surprise 'Defying Gravity/Let It Go' Mashup at Billboard Women in Music AwardsSTAGE TUBE: Idina Menzel Honored with Surprise 'Defying Gravity/Let It Go' Mashup at Billboard Women in Music Awards
Posted: Dec. 13, 2014


VIDEO: Michael Buble Talks Upcoming Holiday Special ft Streisand & Grande on TODAYVIDEO: Michael Buble Talks Upcoming Holiday Special ft Streisand & Grande on TODAY
Posted: Dec. 15, 2014


Anna Kendrick, Jeremy Jordan in New Poster for THE LAST FIVE YEARSAnna Kendrick, Jeremy Jordan in New Poster for THE LAST FIVE YEARS
Posted: Dec. 16, 2014


SPOILER ALERT! Recap and Review: THE VOICE Final Four Sing on Performance Finale 12/15; Full Review and Pictures!SPOILER ALERT! Recap and Review: THE VOICE Final Four Sing on Performance Finale 12/15; Full Review and Pictures!
Posted: Dec. 15, 2014


VIDEO: Lea Michele Sings 'Let It Go' in First Promo for GLEE's Final Season!VIDEO: Lea Michele Sings 'Let It Go' in First Promo for GLEE's Final Season!
Posted: Dec. 16, 2014


Review Roundup: ANNIE Reboot, Starring Quvenzhane Wallis - UPDATED!Review Roundup: ANNIE Reboot, Starring Quvenzhane Wallis - UPDATED!
Posted: Dec. 16, 2014


VIDEO: SIDE SHOW's Erin Davie and Emily Padgett Perform 'I Will Never Leave You' on 'Today'VIDEO: SIDE SHOW's Erin Davie and Emily Padgett Perform 'I Will Never Leave You' on 'Today'
Posted: Dec. 12, 2014


FLASH FRIDAY: Sting Injects Broadway With Rock RoyaltyFLASH FRIDAY: Sting Injects Broadway With Rock Royalty
Posted: Dec. 12, 2014


New INTO THE WOODS 'Curse Reversed' Meryl Streep ClipNew INTO THE WOODS 'Curse Reversed' Meryl Streep Clip
Posted: Dec. 13, 2014


HBO to Air Audra McDonald's Tony-Winning Performance in LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR AND GRILLHBO to Air Audra McDonald's Tony-Winning Performance in LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR AND GRILL
Posted: Dec. 17, 2014


BWW Review: The ANNIE Remake is Bad, but Not 
Nearly as Bad as You ThinkBWW Review: The ANNIE Remake is Bad, but Not Nearly as Bad as You Think
Posted: Dec. 15, 2014


VIDEO: Cheyenne Jackson Sings VIDEO: Cheyenne Jackson Sings "Say Something" With Jackie Evancho on PBS
Posted: Dec. 13, 2014


BWW TV Exclusive: PARADE Finds Its 'Leo Frank'- Jeremy Jordan Will Lead Manhattan Concert Productions Performance in February!BWW TV Exclusive: PARADE Finds Its 'Leo Frank'- Jeremy Jordan Will Lead Manhattan Concert Productions Performance in February!
Posted: Dec. 16, 2014


Preview All The Tracks From The INTO THE WOODS Movie SoundtrackPreview All The Tracks From The INTO THE WOODS Movie Soundtrack
Posted: Dec. 12, 2014


SPOILER ALERT! Recap and Review: BACKSTAGE WITH DISNEY ON BROADWAY Confirms FROZEN Heading to Broadway!SPOILER ALERT! Recap and Review: BACKSTAGE WITH DISNEY ON BROADWAY Confirms FROZEN Heading to Broadway!
Posted: Dec. 14, 2014


Breaking News: Encores! Announces 2015 Off-Center Season; Set to Include Foster in THE WILD PARTY, Groff in A NEW BRAIN, Greene in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS & More!Breaking News: Encores! Announces 2015 Off-Center Season; Set to Include Foster in THE WILD PARTY, Groff in A NEW BRAIN, Greene in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS & More!
Posted: Dec. 15, 2014


VIDEO: BWW's 12 Days of Christmas with Guest Editor Richard Jay-Alexander; Day 4 - Idina MenzelVIDEO: BWW's 12 Days of Christmas with Guest Editor Richard Jay-Alexander; Day 4 - Idina Menzel
Posted: Dec. 16, 2014


VIDEO: BWW's 12 Days of Christmas with Guest Editor Richard Jay-Alexander; Day 2 - Laila Robins Like You've Never Seen Her Before!VIDEO: BWW's 12 Days of Christmas with Guest Editor Richard Jay-Alexander; Day 2 - Laila Robins Like You've Never Seen Her Before!
Posted: Dec. 14, 2014


Brand New INTO THE WOODS 'Children Will Listen' TV SpotBrand New INTO THE WOODS 'Children Will Listen' TV Spot
Posted: Dec. 15, 2014


Segerstrom Center to Present American Ballet Theatre's THE SLEEPING BEAUTY, 3/3-8Segerstrom Center to Present American Ballet Theatre's THE SLEEPING BEAUTY, 3/3-8
by BWW News Desk (Dance - Los Angeles)

(12/17/2014) - American Ballet Theatre returns to Segerstrom Center premiering an all-new production of the classic ballet The Sleeping Beauty as choreographed by Artist in Residence Alexei Ratmansky. ABT's return to Orange County from March 3 - 8 marks the company's 23rd visit to the Center. Pacific Symphony will perform the beloved score by Tchaikovsky.


STAGE TUBE: 6-Year-Old Theater Critic Interviews StingSTAGE TUBE: 6-Year-Old Theater Critic Interviews Sting
by Stage Tube

(12/17/2014) - THE LAST SHIP creator and now star Sting recently sat down with 6-year-old theatre critic Iain Armitage from Arlington, Va. -- and adorablness ensued. Watch the interview below!


No Charges to Be Filed Over West End's Apollo Theatre Ceiling CollapseNo Charges to Be Filed Over West End's Apollo Theatre Ceiling Collapse
by BWW News Desk (UK / West End)

(12/17/2014) - The Guardian writes that Westminster city council has determined no one will be prosecuted over last year's ceiling collapse during a performance at THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME at the Apollo Theatre in the West End.


Cast Announced for Big Noise Theatre's ENCHANTED APRIL, Opening 1/16Cast Announced for Big Noise Theatre's ENCHANTED APRIL, Opening 1/16
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(12/17/2014) - Big Noise Theatre has announced the cast for the spellbinding, funny and heartwarming play, Enchanted April, written by Matthew Barber, based on the Elizabeth von Armin novel. Performances are weekends January 16-February 1, 2015, at Prairie Lakes Theatre in Des Plaines, IL.


Ring in 2015 at Playhouse on Park with Encore Performance of MAMA D'S OUTRAGEOUS ROMP, 12/31Ring in 2015 at Playhouse on Park with Encore Performance of MAMA D'S OUTRAGEOUS ROMP, 12/31
by BWW News Desk (Connecticut)

(12/17/2014) - Ring in 2015 with Playhouse on Park at Mama D's Outrageous New Year's Eve Romp, the encore show of Mama D's Outrageous Romp. This is your last chance to experience Mama D's sexy extravaganza of music, dance, and comedy in 2014! Join Mama D and the gang Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.


Broadway's BEAUTIFUL to Hold National Open Casting Calls This WinterBroadway's BEAUTIFUL to Hold National Open Casting Calls This Winter
by BWW News Desk

(12/17/2014) - Producers Paul Blake and Sony/ATV Music Publishing announced today that they will be holding a nationwide open casting call for the most sought-after role on Broadway, the title role in Beautiful -The Carole King Musical, about the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwriter. The show's casting directors will hold an open call for 'Carole King' at New York City's Ripley Grier Studios (520 Eighth Avenue) on Friday, January 16, 2015 and will also search nationally for Caroles and other cast members for the Broadway, touring and international productions of the smash hit musical.


THE SING OFF A Capella Holiday Special Recap 12/17; Updating LIVE!THE SING OFF A Capella Holiday Special Recap 12/17; Updating LIVE!
by Gabrielle Gervais

(12/17/2014) - THE SING OFF, NBC's smash a capella singing competition returns tonight! The show is a one night only holiday special with an instant winner at the end of the night. I couldn't be more excited! This has always been my favorite and, in my opinion, most unique of the singing competition shows. This holiday special brings audiences six brand-new a capella groups ready to become the next SING OFF champions.


Playhouse on Park to Host MAMA D'S OUTRAGEOUS ROMP, 12/30Playhouse on Park to Host MAMA D'S OUTRAGEOUS ROMP, 12/30
by BWW News Desk (Connecticut)

(12/17/2014) - Shake off those winter blues and turn up the heat at Mama D's Outrageous Romp. Mama D is back with a sexy extravaganza of music, dance, comedy, and racy costumes for a grown-up night out!


VIDEO: SIDE SHOW's Erin Davie and Emily Padgett Perform on THE VIEWVIDEO: SIDE SHOW's Erin Davie and Emily Padgett Perform on THE VIEW
by TV News Desk

(12/17/2014) - Broadway's Side Show will end its run at the St. James Theatre on Sunday, January 4, 2015. Discussions are currently underway for Side Show to make its London debut. The completely reimagined revival began previews on October 28 and officially opened on November 17, 2014. Below, watch SIDE SHOW leading ladies Erin Davie and Emily Padgett perform on THE VIEW!


Patricia Milton's ENEMIES: FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC to Open Central Works' 25th Season, 2/21Patricia Milton's ENEMIES: FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC to Open Central Works' 25th Season, 2/21
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(12/17/2014) - Intersection of foreign 'black ops' and family politics...'because counter-terrorism begins at home.' Patricia Milton's plays have been performed in New York, Boston, Phoenix, San Diego, San Francisco, and places in between. Enemies: Foreign and Domestic is Central Works World Premiere #46, and will be directed by Gary Graves.


Colorado Native Katy Vaughn Appears in 'THE GRINCH' at the Buell Theatre This MonthColorado Native Katy Vaughn Appears in 'THE GRINCH' at the Buell Theatre This Month
by BWW News Desk (Denver)

(12/17/2014) - Colorado Native, Katy Vaughn will fulfill a lifelong dream of performing on the stage of Denver's Buell Theatre when the National Tour of Dr. Suess' How the Grinch Stole Christmas-The Musical! concludes its 2014 run December 17 - 28.


Lineup Announced for Film Theatre Performance Festival, Jan 29-30 at the Segal CenterLineup Announced for Film Theatre Performance Festival, Jan 29-30 at the Segal Center
by Movies News Desk (New York City)

(12/17/2014) - The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center announces its inaugural international Segal Film Festival on Theatre and Performance (FTP). The film festival will take place all day long on Thursday, January 29 and Friday, January 30, 2015 at The Segal Theatre Center, The Graduate Center, CUNY in New York City.


Full Cast In New GLEE 'Take A Bow' Final Season PosterFull Cast In New GLEE 'Take A Bow' Final Season Poster
by Pat Cerasaro

(12/17/2014) - See the full cast together before the final season of GLEE begins.


BWW Reviews: In Entertaining Individual Shows, Anna Marie Sell and Kim Sutton Explore the Military Life Through MusicBWW Reviews: In Entertaining Individual Shows, Anna Marie Sell and Kim Sutton Explore the Military Life Through Music
by Billie Roe (New York City)

(12/17/2014) - The month of December has always been an emotional time of the year, especially for our military families; a period to deeply reflect on family and country. Over the past few months in New York cabaret, a few performers have offered up musical testimony on wars, patriotism, and US military veterans. Recently, two singers fairly new to the cabaret scene--Anna Marie Sell and Kim Sutton--staged shows saluting the brave men and women who serve our country now and in the past.


Shattered Globe to Present THE ROSE TATTOO at Theater Wit; Performances Begin Next MonthShattered Globe to Present THE ROSE TATTOO at Theater Wit; Performances Begin Next Month
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(12/17/2014) - Shattered Globe Theatre will continue its 24th season with Tennessee Williams' Tony Award-winning comedy/drama THE ROSE TATTOO directed by Greg Vinkler, playing January 15 - February 28, 2015 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are available at www.theaterwit.org, in person at the Theater Wit Box Office or by calling (773) 975-8150. The press performance is Sunday, January 18 at 3 pm.


Gloria Estefan Returning to GLEE for Final SeasonGloria Estefan Returning to GLEE for Final Season
by TV News Desk

(12/17/2014) - Gloria Estefan will officially be heading back to GLEE for its final season on Fox.


BWW TV: Broadway-Bound THE HEART OF ROBIN HOOD Stars Gabriel Ebert & Izzie Steele Talk About the Show, Parsonsfield, Stage Fighting & More!BWW TV: Broadway-Bound THE HEART OF ROBIN HOOD Stars Gabriel Ebert & Izzie Steele Talk About the Show, Parsonsfield, Stage Fighting & More!
by Alan Henry (Toronto)

(12/17/2014) - The Broadway-bound production of The Heart of Robin Hood is opening soon in Toronto, and BroadwayWorld Toronto Senior Editor Alan Henry had a chance to catch up with some of the stars of the show inside the historic Royal Alexandra Theatre before the cast resumes technical rehearsals in Toronto, tomorrow.


LOVE, NOEL, with Harry Groener & Sharon Lawrence, Extends at The WallisLOVE, NOEL, with Harry Groener & Sharon Lawrence, Extends at The Wallis
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)

(12/17/2014) - Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts (aka 'The Wallis') announces the addition of three performances to the return engagement of Love, Noel: The Letters and Songs of Noel Coward, devised and written by Coward authority Barry Day, and directed by Jeanie Hackett. All performances had been sold out; Love, Noel now continues through Sunday, December 28.


BWW Reviews: SUNSET BABY at Primal ForcesBWW Reviews: SUNSET BABY at Primal Forces
by Roger Martin (Miami)

(12/17/2014) - Wow! Wow! Wow!


The Second City Coming to Kingsbury Hall, 1/17The Second City Coming to Kingsbury Hall, 1/17
by BWW News Desk (Comedy - Salt Lake City)

(12/17/2014) - Chicago's legendary sketch and improv comedy theatre returns to Kingsbury Hall with 'The Second City Hits Home' a new show featuring hilarious sketches, songs, and improvisation about Salt Lake City as well as material from the famed Second City archives. This is a must see night of comedy featuring some of Chicago's brightest comedy stars in a special one-night-only engagement.


George Lucas, Elton John & More to be Honored at Geffen Playhouse's Annual FundraiserGeorge Lucas, Elton John & More to be Honored at Geffen Playhouse's Annual Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)

(12/17/2014) - Next year's eagerly awaited 'Backstage at the Geffen' will honor Mellody Hobson and George Lucas with the Distinction in Service Award and Sir Elton John and David Furnish with the Distinction in Theater Award at the 13th annual fundraiser, slated for Sunday, March 22, 2015. The irreverent evening of laughter, music and stories featuring personal 'backstage' memories and songs by a cavalcade of stars precedes the award ceremony in the Gil Cates Theater at the Geffen Playhouse and will be produced by Vice Chair of the Board, Gil Cates, Jr. David Geffen is Honorary Chair. The event also launches the 20th anniversary of the founding of the not-for-profit theater.


Ridgefield Playhouse to Present Lehar's THE MERRY WIDOW with Renee Fleming Live in HD Next MonthRidgefield Playhouse to Present Lehar's THE MERRY WIDOW with Renee Fleming Live in HD Next Month
by BWW News Desk (Connecticut)

(12/17/2014) - Watching an opera from the Met at The Ridgefield Playhouse when it is Live in HD is as exhilarating as it gets!


12th Annual Your Theatrics International Cabaret Contest Sets Judges; Submissions Accepted Through 12/2412th Annual Your Theatrics International Cabaret Contest Sets Judges; Submissions Accepted Through 12/24
by BWW News Desk (Cabaret)

(12/17/2014) - The 12th annual Your Theatrics International Cabaret Contest (YTICC) promises a spectacular line-up of talent from all walks of the Australian and New Zealand entertainment industry.


Minus5 Ice Bar Unveils 'Knockout Punch' CocktailMinus5 Ice Bar Unveils 'Knockout Punch' Cocktail
by BWW News Desk (Food + Wine)

(12/17/2014) - Minus5 Ice Bar, the coolest bar in Las Vegas, continued their renowned celebrity cocktail program by celebrating The Top Rank Knockout Girls with their new signature cocktail the "Knockout Punch." The stunning and lively Jen Mateo, Rachel McDonough and Candice Wurster took a break from their busy fight weekend to stop by the frosty ice bar in their Top Rank uniforms. Once inside they donned the signature Minus5 fur coats and hats, and posed for photos with the new ice installations recently carved inside the Minus5 Monte Carlo Location.


David Robertson to Conduct at NY Philharmonic with Emanuel Ax as Soloist Next MonthDavid Robertson to Conduct at NY Philharmonic with Emanuel Ax as Soloist Next Month
by BWW News Desk (Classical - New York City)

(12/17/2014) - David Robertson will return to the New York Philharmonic to conduct Rachmaninoff's Vocalise, Chopin's Piano Concerto No. 2 with Emanuel Ax as soloist, and two works inspired by Chinese fables: Stravinsky's The Song of the Nightingale and Barto?k's The Miraculous Mandarin Suite, Wednesday, January 28, 2015, at 7:30 p.m.; Thursday, January 29 at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, January 30 at 11:00 a.m.; and Saturday, January 31 at 8:00 p.m.


JERSEY BOYS and THE LAST SHIP Unite to Support New York Cares Coat Drive and City HarvestJERSEY BOYS and THE LAST SHIP Unite to Support New York Cares Coat Drive and City Harvest
by BWW News Desk

(12/17/2014) - Broadway's JERSEY BOYS and THE LAST SHIP unite to help the 26th Annual New York Cares Coat Drive and City Harvest on Saturday, December 20 at 7:45pm with 'Saturday Night Scream Christmas Carols,' an opportunity for fans and friends of both shows to donate a coat or canned goods and listen to the casts sing Christmas Carols on 52nd Street in front of the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street) and Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52nd Street).


Photo Coverage: Andrea Bocelli Honors Sirio Maccioni at Le CirquePhoto Coverage: Andrea Bocelli Honors Sirio Maccioni at Le Cirque
by Stephen Sorokoff (New York City)

(12/17/2014) - It's not about food portions at Le Cirque, it's about the proportion of love that Sirio Maccioni and family have for their patrons and for the City of New York. Last night Andrea Bocelli presented Sirio with The Andrea Bocelli Humanitarian Award as part of the celebration honoring Le Cirque's 40th Anniversary.


Incoming Cast Alert! Meet the New Broadway Company of IT'S ONLY A PLAYIncoming Cast Alert! Meet the New Broadway Company of IT'S ONLY A PLAY
by BWW Special Coverage

(12/17/2014) - We want you to get to know the new cast members before their opening night. Get acquainted with the incoming company below!


Group IST Offers Cuba to American TravelersGroup IST Offers Cuba to American Travelers
by BWW News Desk (Travel)

(12/17/2014) - Specialty travel provider Group IST is offering Havana to Cienfuegos, an eight day People to People exchange program of Cuba, throughout 2015. Havana to Cienfuegos is an opportunity to step back in time to a country that has been closed to Americans for nearly half a century.


STAGE TUBE: Liz and Ann Hampton Callaway Perform 'Mary, Did You Know?' on THE MEREDITH VIEIRA SHOWSTAGE TUBE: Liz and Ann Hampton Callaway Perform 'Mary, Did You Know?' on THE MEREDITH VIEIRA SHOW
by Stage Tube

(12/17/2014) - Sisters Liz Callaway and Ann Hampton Callaway recently stopped by Meredith Vieira's hit syndicated talk show to ring in the holidays with a performance of 'Mary, Did You Know?' Check it out below!


The New Colony to Stage World Premiere of PLASTIC REVOLUTION in 2015The New Colony to Stage World Premiere of PLASTIC REVOLUTION in 2015
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(12/17/2014) - It's an airtight slice of Americana! The New Colony is pleased to launch its 2014-15 mainstage season with the world premiere musical PLASTIC REVOLUTION at its new permanent home - The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. This new musical, based on the company's 2009 hit production Tupperware: An American Musical Fable, features a book by Will Cavedo and Andrew Hobgood, lyrics by Andrew Hobgood, music by Julie Nichols, direction by Evan Linder and musical direction by Charlotte Rivard-Hoster. PLASTIC REVOLUTION will play January 16 - February 22, 2015 in The Den's Upstairs Mainstage. Tickets are available at ?www.thenewcolony.org. The press opening is Tuesday, January 20 at 7:30 pm.


Broadway Revival of SIDE SHOW to be Recorded for Lincoln Center LibraryBroadway Revival of SIDE SHOW to be Recorded for Lincoln Center Library
by BWW News Desk

(12/17/2014) - The critically-lauded, dazzling new production of Side Show will be recorded for posterity on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 for the Lincoln Center Library was announced today. It was previously announced that Side Show will play its final performance on January 4th, 2014.


National Endowment for the Arts Continues Search for Theatre DirectorNational Endowment for the Arts Continues Search for Theatre Director
by BWW News Desk

(12/17/2014) - Almost a year ago, National Endowment for the Arts director of theatre and musical theatre Ralph Remington departed his position, and according to the Washington Post, the post is still yet to be filled. An NEA spokeswoman told WP: "We are working hard to find the best candidate. Sometimes that process takes longer than expected."




 
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