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STAGE TUBE: Idina Menzel Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge!STAGE TUBE: Idina Menzel Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge!
Posted: Aug. 22, 2014


STAGE TUBE: Broadway's Resident 'Jean Valjean,' Ramin Karimloo, Takes ALS Ice Bucket ChallengeSTAGE TUBE: Broadway's Resident 'Jean Valjean,' Ramin Karimloo, Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Posted: Aug. 22, 2014


Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!
Posted: Aug. 26, 2014


STAGE TUBE: 'Challenge Ice-cepted!' Tony Winner Neil Patrick Harris Takes ALS Ice Bucket ChallengeSTAGE TUBE: 'Challenge Ice-cepted!' Tony Winner Neil Patrick Harris Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Posted: Aug. 22, 2014


'The World Will Know!' The Original Cast of NEWSIES - Where Are They Now?'The World Will Know!' The Original Cast of NEWSIES - Where Are They Now?
Posted: Aug. 23, 2014


BWW TV: Boggess, Iglehart, Cantone, Skinner, Murney & More Go Back In Time in NOT SINCE HIGH SCHOOL Concert!BWW TV: Boggess, Iglehart, Cantone, Skinner, Murney & More Go Back In Time in NOT SINCE HIGH SCHOOL Concert!
Posted: Aug. 25, 2014


STAGE TUBE: Watch the NEWSIES Cast Take Their FINAL Energetic Curtain Call!STAGE TUBE: Watch the NEWSIES Cast Take Their FINAL Energetic Curtain Call!
Posted: Aug. 24, 2014


FLASH FRIDAY: Andrew Rannells Rocks HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCHFLASH FRIDAY: Andrew Rannells Rocks HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH
Posted: Aug. 22, 2014


GLEE's Lea Michele Joining AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAK SHOW?GLEE's Lea Michele Joining AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAK SHOW?
Posted: Aug. 27, 2014


Emmys 2014: Jessica Lange Wins 'Outstanding Lead Actress In A Miniseries Or A Movie'Emmys 2014: Jessica Lange Wins 'Outstanding Lead Actress In A Miniseries Or A Movie'
Posted: Aug. 25, 2014


SYTYCD Recap: Final Four Dazzle in Performance Finale; 8/27 Full Results!SYTYCD Recap: Final Four Dazzle in Performance Finale; 8/27 Full Results!
Posted: Aug. 27, 2014


STAGE TUBE: Billy Crystal Honors Robin Williams at 2014 Emmy AwardsSTAGE TUBE: Billy Crystal Honors Robin Williams at 2014 Emmy Awards
Posted: Aug. 25, 2014


BWW Profile: THE NORMAL HEART from Tony-Winning Play to Emmy-Nominated FilmBWW Profile: THE NORMAL HEART from Tony-Winning Play to Emmy-Nominated Film
Posted: Aug. 25, 2014


Shuberts to Build NEW Broadway Theatre?Shuberts to Build NEW Broadway Theatre?
Posted: Aug. 22, 2014


UPDATE: Joan Rivers 'Resting Comfortably' After Surgery ScareUPDATE: Joan Rivers 'Resting Comfortably' After Surgery Scare
Posted: Aug. 28, 2014


STAGE TUBE: Watch New Music Video for Julian Velard's 'No One's Getting Married Tonight'STAGE TUBE: Watch New Music Video for Julian Velard's 'No One's Getting Married Tonight'
Posted: Aug. 27, 2014


The Bottom Line- Broadway Bids Farewell to NEWSIES!The Bottom Line- Broadway Bids Farewell to NEWSIES!
Posted: Aug. 24, 2014


Photo Flash: Artwork Revealed for Broadway's Reimagined SIDE SHOW!Photo Flash: Artwork Revealed for Broadway's Reimagined SIDE SHOW!
Posted: Aug. 25, 2014


STAGE TUBE: Kristin Chenoweth Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Following Hometown ConcertSTAGE TUBE: Kristin Chenoweth Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Following Hometown Concert
Posted: Aug. 24, 2014


New Production Photo Of Meryl Streep In INTO THE WOODSNew Production Photo Of Meryl Streep In INTO THE WOODS
Posted: Aug. 28, 2014


Kirklyn Smith Introduces TrekDesk Treadmill Desk to Provide Boost for Sedentary Office WorkersKirklyn Smith Introduces TrekDesk Treadmill Desk to Provide Boost for Sedentary Office Workers
by BWW News Desk (Fitness)

(8/29/2014) - Boise, Idaho


Carriageworks Theatre Presents THRENODY FOR THE SKY CHILDREN, 9/18Carriageworks Theatre Presents THRENODY FOR THE SKY CHILDREN, 9/18
by BWW News Desk (UK / West End)

(8/29/2014) - THRENODY FOR THE SKY CHILDREN, written and performed by Jack Dean transforms the Carriageworks Theatre studio this September into a small dark corner of a frighteningly transformed Britain.


November at The Houston Symphony Features AFRICAN SAFARI, BEETHOVEN'S FIFTH and MoreNovember at The Houston Symphony Features AFRICAN SAFARI, BEETHOVEN'S FIFTH and More
by BWW News Desk (Classical - Houston)

(8/29/2014) - The Houston Symphony's November calendar features an exciting lineup of concerts including a musical exploration of one of the world's most diverse and fascinating continents with Family Series concert AFRICAN SAFARIwith Music from The Lion King on November 1. Followed by a historic concert from Houston's sister city Leipzig, Germany'sLeipzig Gewandhouse Orchestra performing the work of German masters Bach and Mendelssohn and marking the 25th anniversary year of the fall of the Berlin Wall.


Simon Paisley Day Returns As Full Cast Announced For URINETOWN!Simon Paisley Day Returns As Full Cast Announced For URINETOWN!
by BWW News Desk (UK / West End)

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Winternitz Continues Opposite Ronan Keating In ONCE, From November!Winternitz Continues Opposite Ronan Keating In ONCE, From November!
by Carrie Dunn (UK / West End)

(8/29/2014) - Today (29 August 2014), the producers of Once announce that Jill Winternitz will be continuing in the role of Girl opposite the previously announced Ronan Keating as Guy. Keating will be joining the Olivier award-winning musical on 17 November 2014, with press night on Tuesday 25 November 2014. Once is currently booking at the Phoenix Theatre to 4 July 2015.


Seth MacFarlane Joins John Williams and the LA Phil for MAESTRO OF THE MOVIES This WeekendSeth MacFarlane Joins John Williams and the LA Phil for MAESTRO OF THE MOVIES This Weekend
by BWW News Desk

(8/29/2014) - Legendary film composer John Williams returns to the Hollywood Bowl to lead the Los Angeles Philharmonic in an exciting weekend of music from the silver screen this weekend, August 29 and 30, at 8 pm.


The Edge Theater Presents Keith Huff's A STEADY RAIN, Now thru 9/28The Edge Theater Presents Keith Huff's A STEADY RAIN, Now thru 9/28
by BWW News Desk (Denver)

(8/29/2014) - The Edge Theater presents 'A Steady Rain' today, August 29 to September 28 at 1560 Teller Street in Lakewood. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 6 p.m


Equinox Theatre Brings BUG to The Bug Theatre, Now thru 9/20Equinox Theatre Brings BUG to The Bug Theatre, Now thru 9/20
by BWW News Desk (Denver)

(8/29/2014) - Equinox Theatre Company is pleased to announce BUG by Pulitzer Prize-Winning playwright Tracy Letts. Performances will be tonight, August 29 through September 20 on Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30 PM.


SecondStory Rep Opens Season 16 with CHESS TonightSecondStory Rep Opens Season 16 with CHESS Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Seattle)

(8/29/2014) - SecondStory Rep presents CHESS, running tonight, August 29-September 14, 2014, featuring music by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus and lyrics by Tim Rice, based on an idea by Tim Rice.


Yoshiura Yasuhiro's PATEMA INVERTED Screens at the IFC Center, Beg. TodayYoshiura Yasuhiro's PATEMA INVERTED Screens at the IFC Center, Beg. Today
by Movies News Desk (New York City)

(8/29/2014) - Yoshiura Yasuhiro's PATEMA INVERTED starts today, August 29 at the IFC Center and screens for one week only. In English 11:20am and 1:15pm shows, in Japanese 5:45pm show. Recommended ages 9 to adult.


Barrington Stage Company Presents CELEBRATING THE MUSIC OF WILLIAM FINN This WeekendBarrington Stage Company Presents CELEBRATING THE MUSIC OF WILLIAM FINN This Weekend
by BWW News Desk (Boston)

(8/29/2014) - Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Julianne Boyd, Artistic Director, and Tristan Wilson, Managing Director, presents Celebrating the Music of William Finn this weekend, August 29 and 30 at 8pm at the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage Stage, 30 Union Street, Pittsfield.


Broadway Barre Show Series Presents A VERY ROCKY SUMMERTIME TonightBroadway Barre Show Series Presents A VERY ROCKY SUMMERTIME Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)

(8/29/2014) - BROADWAY BARRE SHOW SERIES presents A Very Rocky Summertime tonight, August 29th at 11:00PM at Rockwell Table & Stage.


Conejo Players Opens THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK TonightConejo Players Opens THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Thousand Oaks)

(8/29/2014) - The Diary of Anne Frank by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, newly adapted by Wendy Kesselman, will be directed by Rachael Weinberg Pugh and produced by Patrick Rogers & Priscilla Losey (via special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service) for the Conejo Players. The show runs tonight, August 29 through September 20, 2014.


Jeremih and Big Boy of Power 106 Set for Chateau Nightclub & Rooftop's Labor Day FestivitiesJeremih and Big Boy of Power 106 Set for Chateau Nightclub & Rooftop's Labor Day Festivities
by BWW News Desk (Las Vegas)

(8/29/2014) - Chateau Nightclub & Rooftop will be party central during Labor Day Weekend with celebrity hosts including Jeremih and Big Boy of Power 106 tonight, Aug. 29.


Walt Frasier Plays Room 53 TonightWalt Frasier Plays Room 53 Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Cabaret)

(8/29/2014) - There is a hot new room in town for music and cabaret. Room 53 (314 West 53rd Street, New York, NY 10019) is a no cover, no drink minimum wine bar (great beers on tap too!) with amazing food influenced by French and Moroccan Cuisine. Tonight, August 29, piano / singer, Walt Frasier delivers a wide variety of music with special guests from Broadway and cabaret. From 8pm until midnight, Mr Frasier will play and sing rock, blues, Broadway, Jazz and even some Opera.


Comedy Pigs Hosts 2nd ANNUAL 20TH ANNIVERSARY WEEKEND This WeekendComedy Pigs Hosts 2nd ANNUAL 20TH ANNIVERSARY WEEKEND This Weekend
by BWW News Desk (Comedy - Baltimore)

(8/29/2014) - The Comedy Pigs, Maryland Ensemble Theatre's (MET) hilarious sketch and improv group, will celebrate 21 years of laughter with their '2nd Annual 20th Anniversary Weekend' this weekend, August 29 and 30 at 8pm


Theatre Out's BEIRUT Opens TonightTheatre Out's BEIRUT Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Costa Mesa)

(8/29/2014) - Theatre Out is set to open their revival of the controversial drama, Beirut by Alan Bowne as its 5th 2014 main stage production tonight, August 29, 2014.


Sherman Chamber Ensemble Plays Tchaikovsky and Bach for Labor Day Weekend PerformanceSherman Chamber Ensemble Plays Tchaikovsky and Bach for Labor Day Weekend Performance
by BWW News Desk (Classical - Connecticut)

(8/29/2014) - The Sherman Chamber Ensemble concludes its 2014 Summer Concert Series today, August 29th at St. Andrew's Church in Kent and tomorrow, August 30th at the Lake Mauweehoo Club in Sherman with a program including a flute concerto by CPE Bach, Tchaikovsky's 'Souvenir de Florence' and a new work for string sextet by SCE Artistic Director Eliot Bailen. Performers are Jill Levy and Ming Hsin (violin), Sarah Adams and Mary Hammann (viola), Eliot Bailen and Lindy Clarke (cello) and Susan Rotholz (flute).


SIDE SHOW's Josh Walker Pens and Stars in Workshop of New Musical About Toulouse Lautrec This WeekendSIDE SHOW's Josh Walker Pens and Stars in Workshop of New Musical About Toulouse Lautrec This Weekend
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(8/29/2014) - Josh Walker, a cast member of the upcoming Broadway revival of Side Show and its recent Kennedy Center staging, has written a new musical about Post-Impressionistic French painter Henri de Toulouse Lautrec and the Moulin Rouge. Toulouse: A New Musical has a score composed by Walker, with a book by John David Nelson, and lyrics by both Walker and Nelson. A workshop is currently taking place in Chicago with presentations scheduled for this weekend, August 29 - 31, 2014. Walker will also play the title role of Toulouse Lautrec.


Sierra Rep's ALL MY SONS Runs Now thru Sept 21Sierra Rep's ALL MY SONS Runs Now thru Sept 21
by BWW News Desk (Sacramento)

(8/29/2014) - It was written during World War II, but Arthur Miller's play All My Sons continues to resonate with audiences today. Running today, August 29 through September 21 at Sierra Repertory Theatre's East Sonora stage, the drama's themes - corruption, materialism, getting ahead at the expense of others - are still relevant, said Scott Viets, artistic director at Sierra Repertory Theatre.


Cheyenne Jackson Returns to Provincetown's Art House This WeekendCheyenne Jackson Returns to Provincetown's Art House This Weekend
by BWW News Desk (Boston)

(8/29/2014) - When Cheyenne Jackson made his debut in the Broadway @ The Art House series hosted by Seth Rudetsky last month, the Cape Cod Times called him 'a singer with tremendous style' and raved that 'his vocal range goes deep for Elvis-like tunes but can flip to a high, yowling falsetto' and 'his dance moves go from sultry to hip-swiveling rock.' On the heels of selling-out all three of his July 4th holiday weekend shows in Provincetown, he has announced a return to The Art House for Labor Day weekend, this weekend, August 29, 30, 31 at 7:00 PM by popular demand.


The Texas Repertory Theatre Presents THE FOREIGNER, Now thru 9/21The Texas Repertory Theatre Presents THE FOREIGNER, Now thru 9/21
by BWW News Desk (Houston)

(8/29/2014) - The Texas Rep Theatre Co., Houston's Uptown Classic Theatre, celebrates its 10th anniversary season opening tonight, August 29th, with a revival of Larry Shue's comic masterpiece The Foreigner. Chosen by audiences as one of The Texas Repertory Theatre's 'greatest hits', The Foreigner opens tonight, August 29th, and runs four performances a week through September 21st.


Tickets to RAIN at Orpheum Theatre Go on Sale TodayTickets to RAIN at Orpheum Theatre Go on Sale Today
by BWW News Desk (Memphis)

(8/29/2014) - Direct from their phenomenally successful Broadway engagement, the internationally-acclaimed Beatles concert, RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles, returns to The Orpheum Theatre for two nights only.


DARWIN'S WAITING ROOM Opens 2014-15 Season at The Players' Ring TonightDARWIN'S WAITING ROOM Opens 2014-15 Season at The Players' Ring Tonight
by BWW News Desk (New Hampshire)

(8/29/2014) - A family friendly sketch comedy show where the familiar and unfamiliar blend together in creating a somewhat recognizable world that is slightly (and funnily) askew. Its The Twilight Zone meets Monty Python with a bit of farce. DARWiN'S WAiTiNG ROOM is opening The Players' Ring's 20142015 season with their brand new material written by G. Matthew Gaskell (The Sharp Dressed Men trilogy, Background Check).


West End Adaptation of '1984' Tours to Citizens Theatre, Now thru Sept 6West End Adaptation of '1984' Tours to Citizens Theatre, Now thru Sept 6
by BWW News Desk (UK Regional)

(8/29/2014) - The West End smash hit adaptation of George Orwell's dystopian masterpiece 1984 begins its UK tour at the Citizens Theatre opening tonight, 29 August and running until Saturday 6 September


Phoenix Theatre Presents Neil Simon's RUMORS, Now thru 9/21Phoenix Theatre Presents Neil Simon's RUMORS, Now thru 9/21
by BWW News Desk (Seattle)

(8/29/2014) - Phoenix Theatre presents Rumors by Neil Simon. Directed by Christine Mosere, the show runs tonight, August 29 thru Septrember 21, playing Friday and Saturday at 8:00 pm Sunday at 2:00.


THE LAST CADILLAC Opens Tonight at the AthenaeumTHE LAST CADILLAC Opens Tonight at the Athenaeum
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(8/29/2014) - THE LAST CADILLAC began yesterday, August 28, with a press opening tonight, August 29 at 8pm, and runs at The Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N Southport in Chicago, through September 21.


CM Teens Educational Program Stages THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE This WeekendCM Teens Educational Program Stages THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE This Weekend
by BWW News Desk (Long Island)

(8/29/2014) - The CM Teens Educational Program presents The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at the CM Performing Arts Center in Oakdale, NY.


Posner and Teller's THE TEMPEST Opens South Coast Rep's 2014-15 Season TonightPosner and Teller's THE TEMPEST Opens South Coast Rep's 2014-15 Season Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Costa Mesa)

(8/29/2014) - Shakespeare's tale of shipwrecks, sorcery and young love, adapted and directed by Aaron Posner and Teller, arrives at South Coast Repertory opens the 2014-15 season, tonight, Aug. 29-Sept. 28, on the Segerstrom Stage.


Cape Rep Theatre Presents ALL OUR BEST Musical Revue Benefit This WeekendCape Rep Theatre Presents ALL OUR BEST Musical Revue Benefit This Weekend
by BWW News Desk (Boston)

(8/29/2014) - Cape Rep Theatre presents All Our Best, a musical revue to benefit the theater directed and designed by Resident Musical Director, Scott Storr, and performed by over 20 Cape Rep Theatre actors and singers. Two performances only, tonight, August 29 and Saturday, August 30 at 8 pm. Tickets are $35 and include complimentary champagne and special treats at intermission. Buy tickets through our box office, 508.896.1888, or online at www.caperep.org. Cape Rep Indoor Theatre. North Side Route 6A E. Brewster.


Mixed Magic Theatre Presents 'GREATNESS OF GOSPEL' TonightMixed Magic Theatre Presents 'GREATNESS OF GOSPEL' Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Rhode Island)

(8/29/2014) - Mixed Magic Theatre will present The Greatness of Gospel: Our Roots Run Deep, eaturing the Mixed Magic Theatre Exult Choir and Kim Morrison Pitts-Wiley tonight, August 29th 7:30PM at The Gerola Sculpture Garden at Lorraine Mills.


Roswitha's DVD Release Show Set for the Blue Note TonightRoswitha's DVD Release Show Set for the Blue Note Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Music - New York City)

(8/29/2014) - ROSWITHA will be playing a highly anticipated show, celebrating her DVD release at The Blue Note in New York City tonight, August 29.


HMB Shakespeare's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Begins TonightHMB Shakespeare's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(8/29/2014) - In their third season, the Half Moon Bay Shakespeare Company will present William Shakespeare's beloved comedy, A Midsummer Night's Dream. Opening Labor Day weekend, the company has moved to downtown Half Moon Bay and will present the play in John L. Carter Memorial Park, located just north of the historic and controversial bridge on Main Street. 'The park is a perfect location for outdoor theatre and since the inception of the company, we have wanted to use it for our productions.' said Company Artistic Director and director of the play, Robert Pickett. 'We felt Midsummer would be the best show to open in the park because of the redwood trees and forest setting. The park is a perfect amphitheatre and set far enough away from the street.'


Next-In-Line Productions Presents SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME, Now thru 9/6Next-In-Line Productions Presents SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME, Now thru 9/6
by BWW News Desk (Off-Off-Broadway)

(8/29/2014) - 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.


Second Annual King of Pop Birthday Party in Las Vegas Set for TodaySecond Annual King of Pop Birthday Party in Las Vegas Set for Today
by BWW News Desk (Las Vegas)

(8/29/2014) - For the second consecutive year, Cirque du Soleil and the Estate of Michael Jackson are inviting fans to the King of Pop's official birthday party today, Aug. 29 at an exclusive all-day celebration at the Michael Jackson ONE Theatre at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino.


pH Productions Stages ASSEMBLERS 3 and DON'T PASS GO, Fall 2014pH Productions Stages ASSEMBLERS 3 and DON'T PASS GO, Fall 2014
by BWW News Desk (Comedy - Chicago)

(8/29/2014) - pH Productions announces the start of their fall season with the latest installment in their Assemblers series, Assemblers 3: Countdown to Assemblers 4! and the board game-inspired musical Don't Pass Go!. Both shows play at the pH Comedy Theater, 1515 W. Berwyn, today, Aug. 29 to Nov. 22.


Stage Star Justin Mortelliti Releases THE PRINCE OF APRIL TodayStage Star Justin Mortelliti Releases THE PRINCE OF APRIL Today
by BWW News Desk (CD/Books/DVDs)

(8/29/2014) - Justin Mortellitti, singer, songwriter and actor whose credits include Roger in the West Coast Regional Premier of RENT and Drew in the Las Vegas run of Rock of Ages, has announced the release of his second EP The Prince of April today, August 29.


Mauckingbird Theatre Company Closes 2014 Season with LGBT Works, Now thru 9/7Mauckingbird Theatre Company Closes 2014 Season with LGBT Works, Now thru 9/7
by BWW News Desk (Philadelphia)

(8/29/2014) - Renowned in the region for their productions of gay-themed works, Mauckingbird Theatre Company closes their 2014 season with two weeks of special events celebrating classic LGBT works and a Mauckingbird-style original, today, August 29 - September 7 in the Randall Theater on the campus of Temple University.