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Breaking News: LES MISERABLES Announces New Leads for Second Year on Broadway; Plus Tony Nominee Ramin Karimloo Extends!Breaking News: LES MISERABLES Announces New Leads for Second Year on Broadway; Plus Tony Nominee Ramin Karimloo Extends!
Posted: Jan. 30, 2015


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


Review Roundup: A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY Opens Off-Broadway - All the Reviews!Review Roundup: A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY Opens Off-Broadway - All the Reviews!
Posted: Jan. 29, 2015


Photos & Exclusive Special Report: Norm Lewis at Lincoln Center's American SongbookPhotos & Exclusive Special Report: Norm Lewis at Lincoln Center's American Songbook
Posted: Jan. 30, 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


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


VIDEO: Theater Teacher's 'Uptown Funk' Video Brings Bruno Mars to Tears!VIDEO: Theater Teacher's 'Uptown Funk' Video Brings Bruno Mars to Tears!
Posted: Jan. 28, 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


21st ANNUAL SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS; All the Winners!21st ANNUAL SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS; All the Winners!
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


Michael Arden, Patrick Page, Ciara Renee and More to Return in THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at Paper Mill This Spring; Full Cast Announced!Michael Arden, Patrick Page, Ciara Renee and More to Return in THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at Paper Mill This Spring; Full Cast Announced!
Posted: Jan. 29, 2015


BWW TV: Meet the Cast of ONE DAY Musical- Plus a Performance Sneak Peek!BWW TV: Meet the Cast of ONE DAY Musical- Plus a Performance Sneak Peek!
Posted: Jan. 29, 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


Review Roundup: Broadway-Bound GIGI Opens at Kennedy CenterReview Roundup: Broadway-Bound GIGI Opens at Kennedy Center
Posted: Jan. 30, 2015


IF/THEN To Launch National Tour in DenverIF/THEN To Launch National Tour in Denver
Posted: Jan. 29, 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


She's Disney's Next Princess! Does Emma Watson Have What It Takes to Sing 'Belle'?She's Disney's Next Princess! Does Emma Watson Have What It Takes to Sing 'Belle'?
Posted: Jan. 30, 2015


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 1/31/2015
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(1/31/2015) - BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 1/31/2015.


Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics - January 31 - Broadway Looks Forward to the Super Bowl, and More!Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics - January 31 - Broadway Looks Forward to the Super Bowl, and More!
by BWW News Desk

(1/31/2015) - It's Saturday, and that means it's time for BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup!


Houston Ballet Presents MODERN MASTERS 3/12-22Houston Ballet Presents MODERN MASTERS 3/12-22
by BWW News Desk (Houston)

(1/31/2015) - From March 12 - 22, 2015 Houston Ballet offers up Modern Masters, a spring mixed repertory program showcasing works by three of the twentieth century's greatest choreographers.


Company of Angels Presents BROWN BUFFALO, 2/26-3/15Company of Angels Presents BROWN BUFFALO, 2/26-3/15
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)

(1/31/2015) - Company of Angels presents The Workshop Production of BROWN BUFFALO Written by CARLOS MORTON, Directed by GUILLERMO AVILES-RODRIGUEZ, Feb. 26-Mar. 15.


Jake Simpson to Bring LOVE IS IN THE AIR (SUPPLY) to Martinis Above Fourth TableJake Simpson to Bring LOVE IS IN THE AIR (SUPPLY) to Martinis Above Fourth Table
by BWW News Desk (San Diego)

(1/31/2015) - Martinis Above Fourth Table + Stage in San Diego presents R&B Soul Singer, Star Search Winner and "Oprah Discovered" Jake Simpson in his new show, Love is in the Air (Supply) on Thursday, February 5.


Photo Flash: First Look- Theatre Vertigo's THE SEXUAL NEUROSES OF OUR PARENTSPhoto Flash: First Look- Theatre Vertigo's THE SEXUAL NEUROSES OF OUR PARENTS
by BWW News Desk (Portland)

(1/31/2015) - Theatre Vertigo presents The Sexual Neuroses of Our Parents by Lukas Barfuss, Translated by Neil Blackadder, Directed by Bobby Bermea, January 15 - February 14, 2015.


BWW Reviews: THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK Recounts a Story Never to be ForgottenBWW Reviews: THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK Recounts a Story Never to be Forgotten
by Shari Barrett (Los Angeles)

(1/31/2015) - THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK at Theatre Palisades begins with Otto Frank returning to the family hiding place after his release from Auschwitz when the camp was liberated on 1-27-45. With worldwide celebrations of its 70th anniversary this week, now is the perfect time to experience the story never to be forgotten about Anne's two-year ordeal hiding with her family during the German occupation of the Netherlands. This is a story of life, not death - a true depiction of raw, daily survival during the Holocaust.


STAGE TUBE Flashback: Jerry's Girls! Broadway Legends Carol Channing, Angela Lansbury, and Chita Rivera Rehearse Kennedy Center PerformanceSTAGE TUBE Flashback: Jerry's Girls! Broadway Legends Carol Channing, Angela Lansbury, and Chita Rivera Rehearse Kennedy Center Performance
by Stage Tube

(1/31/2015) - In honor of Tony Award-winner Carol Channing's birthday, BroadwayWorld brings you a special Broadway flashback! Below, check out three Broadway legends rehearsing their notes backstage at the Kennedy Center Honors in preparation to tribute friend and honoree, the great Composer/Lyricist Jerry Herman.


UPDATE: Daughter of Whitney Houston, Bobbi Kristina Brown, in Medically Induced Coma in Atlanta HospitalUPDATE: Daughter of Whitney Houston, Bobbi Kristina Brown, in Medically Induced Coma in Atlanta Hospital
by BWW News Desk

(1/31/2015) - BroadwayWorld previously reported that Whitney Houston's 21-year-old daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown was rushed to a hospital outside of Atlanta earlier today. Now, TMZ reports that Brown is currently in a medically induced coma due to swelling of the brain.


THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Tour Revealed as Part of Theatre Under the Stars Season; Full Season Schedule AnnouncedTHE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Tour Revealed as Part of Theatre Under the Stars Season; Full Season Schedule Announced
by BWW News Desk (Houston)

(1/31/2015) - First spotted by eagle-eyed viewers on the BroadwayWorld.com Message Boards, a tour is shaping up as promised for a show that built up a large fan base but didn't have a long run on the Great White Way.


MISS MARPLE Star Geraldine McEwan Has Died at 82MISS MARPLE Star Geraldine McEwan Has Died at 82
by BWW News Desk (UK / West End)

(1/31/2015) - Multitalented British actress and director, best known for portraying the Agatha Christie detective Miss Marple, Geraldine McEwan, has died at age 82. The BAFTA Award-winner's family says she died on January 30, due to complications from a stroke suffered in October.


BWW Reviews: The Explorers Club. Mad Cap Fun at the Mad CowBWW Reviews: The Explorers Club. Mad Cap Fun at the Mad Cow
by Justin J Sacramone (Orlando)

(1/31/2015) - Have you ever dreamt of traveling to exotic lands? Discovering new and uncharted territories? Coming face to face with some of nature's most dangerous creatures? If you answered yes to any of these questions, a membership into one of the most exclusive clubs in London could be just the thing for you. However, do not just ask for a drink at the bar or you could find yourself falling into a ridiculous matter of circumstance.


BWW REVIEWS: Cabaret at The Abbey - Party Until the Lights Go OutBWW REVIEWS: Cabaret at The Abbey - Party Until the Lights Go Out
by Justin J Sacramone (Orlando)

(1/31/2015) - Artful Events and Gen Y Productions partner to bring Orlando audiences Cabaret at The Abbey. Sitting comfortably in the venue of this space, Cabaret feels so intimate that it makes me wonder why it took so long for Cabaret to be mounted in this venue.


BWW Reviews: ARCADIA at UCF - The Proof is in The Rice PuddingBWW Reviews: ARCADIA at UCF - The Proof is in The Rice Pudding
by Justin J Sacramone (Orlando)

(1/31/2015) - The linguistics king of the stage, Mr. Stoppard is known for composing some of the most verbose plays ever produced on stage. The Coast of Utopia, a 9 hour, three play epic about Pre-Revolution Russia serves as a prime example of such loquacious writing.


Photo Coverage: Peter Dinklage, Taylor Schilling, and A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY Cast Take Opening Night BowsPhoto Coverage: Peter Dinklage, Taylor Schilling, and A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY Cast Take Opening Night Bows
by Walter McBride (Off-Broadway)

(1/31/2015) - Check out photos below from opening night bows for Classic Stage Company's A Month in the Country, starring Peter Dinklage (Tyrion Lannister on HBO's Game of Thrones) and Taylor Schilling (Piper Chapman on Netflix's Orange Is The New Black). The production runs through Sunday, February 22. A Month in the Country is directed by Erica Schmidt.


BWW Interview: He's Ready for a Wild Party! Joshua Henry Talks Returning to Encores! Off-Center Series, Reuniting with Sutton Foster & More!BWW Interview: He's Ready for a Wild Party! Joshua Henry Talks Returning to Encores! Off-Center Series, Reuniting with Sutton Foster & More!
by Nicole Rosky

(1/31/2015) - Henry just chatted with BroadwayWorld about returning to the series, reuniting with Sutton Foster, preparing for rehearsals and so much more. Check out the full interview below!


Sonia Friedman And Young Vic Big Winners At The Stage AwardsSonia Friedman And Young Vic Big Winners At The Stage Awards
by BWW News Desk (UK / West End)

(1/31/2015) - Sonia Friedman has been crowned producer of the year at The Stage Awards 2015, where the Young Vic and Park Theatre were also honoured, alongside the Nuffield Theatre in Southampton.


Brian Blessed Withdraws From KING LEAR Due To IllnessBrian Blessed Withdraws From KING LEAR Due To Illness
by BWW News Desk (UK / West End)

(1/31/2015) - Brian Blessed has had to withdraw from his role as King Lear at Holy Trinity Church Guildford. This is the first time he has played King Lear on stage and the first time he has performed on stage with his daughter Rosalind Blessed who plays Goneril, one of Lear's daughters.


Photo Coverage: Party with Peter Dinklage, Taylor Schilling  & A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY On Opening Night!Photo Coverage: Party with Peter Dinklage, Taylor Schilling & A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY On Opening Night!
by Walter McBride

(1/31/2015) - It's party time! Check out photos below from the opening night party for Classic Stage Company's A Month in the Country, starring Peter Dinklage (Tyrion Lannister on HBO's Game of Thrones) and Taylor Schilling (Piper Chapman on Netflix's Orange Is The New Black). The production runs through Sunday, February 22. A Month in the Country is directed by Erica Schmidt.


BWW TV Exclusive: Robert Cuccioli, SNOW ORCHID Cast in RehearsalBWW TV Exclusive: Robert Cuccioli, SNOW ORCHID Cast in Rehearsal
by BroadwayWorld TV (Off-Broadway)

(1/31/2015) - The Off-Broadway premiere of a new version of Joe Pintauro's classic drama SNOW ORCHID at the Lion Theatre on Theatre Row (410 W. 42nd St.), presented by the Miranda Theatre Company and directed by Valentina Fratti, will play a strictly limited four-week engagement, February 3-28, 2015. The official Opening is Sunday, February 8 at 3 p.m. and BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal below and an exclusive? ticket offer!


LEN CARIOU To Perform With Award Winners MONHEIT, NADLER, ICONIS, BUDD, HARNAR, OBERLIN, and MORE in Third Annual BWW Cabaret Awards at Joe's Pub, 2/23LEN CARIOU To Perform With Award Winners MONHEIT, NADLER, ICONIS, BUDD, HARNAR, OBERLIN, and MORE in Third Annual BWW Cabaret Awards at Joe's Pub, 2/23
by Stephen Hanks (New York City)

(1/31/2015) - The 2014 BWW New York Cabaret Awards will celebrate the best cabaret performers and shows of last year as voted on by 7,500 fans in December after a one-month preliminary ballot process. Produced, directed, and hosted for the third straight year by BWW Cabaret Editor Stephen Hanks, the BWW Awards show will feature performances by many of the winners, many of whom are among the cream of the crop in the art of cabaret. Joining a star-studded cast (see below) will be two-time 2014 BWW Cabaret Award nominee and Broadway Musical star Len Cariou, who will perform a special tribute to the late songwriter Ervin Drake.


Daughter of Whitney Houston, Bobbi Kristina Brown, Rushed to Atlanta HospitalDaughter of Whitney Houston, Bobbi Kristina Brown, Rushed to Atlanta Hospital
by BWW News Desk

(1/31/2015) - Whitney Houston's 21-year-old daughter has been rushed to a hospital outside of Atlanta.


BWW Reviews: WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND, Union Theatre, January 30 2015BWW Reviews: WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND, Union Theatre, January 30 2015
by Gary Naylor (UK Regional)

(1/31/2015) - Gary Naylor sees a fine, serious, thought-provoking production of the classic late 50s story anchored by splendid music and a marvellous central performance.


VIDEO: THE MIDTOWN MEN Release New Promo for New Orleans PerformanceVIDEO: THE MIDTOWN MEN Release New Promo for New Orleans Performance
by BWW News Desk (New Orleans)

(1/31/2015) - They took Broadway by storm in one of the biggest hits of all time. Now on their fifth national tour, The Midtown Men are bringing their magic to audiences everywhere, singing their favorite '60s hits from The Beatles, Motown, The Four Seasons and more. Below, watch a new promo as the Men prepare to hit New Orleans next month!


BWW Reviews: MOLLY WOBBLY, Leicester Square Theatre, January 29 2015BWW Reviews: MOLLY WOBBLY, Leicester Square Theatre, January 29 2015
by Gary Naylor (UK / West End)

(1/31/2015) - Gary Naylor sees a show that tltillates, tickles and ultimately triumphs with a potent mix of superb songs and dubious jokes, as Rocky Horror meets the Carry-Ons.


Brunch Lovers:  Chapter One in the West Village of NYCBrunch Lovers: Chapter One in the West Village of NYC
by Naomi Serviss (Food + Wine)

(1/31/2015) - Chapter One in the West Village of New York City pleases with a delicious, inventive brunch.


BWW Reviews:  CAJUNSEA in Midtown Manhattan Serves Up Excellent SeafoodBWW Reviews: CAJUNSEA in Midtown Manhattan Serves Up Excellent Seafood
by Patrick Kennedy (Food + Wine)

(1/31/2015) - Visit CajunSea at 32 West 33rd Street in New York City for delicious seafood choices served Southern-style.


Chef Spotlight:  CHEF KEITH GETER of 212 Steakhouse in NYCChef Spotlight: CHEF KEITH GETER of 212 Steakhouse in NYC
by Marina Kennedy (Food + Wine)

(1/31/2015) - Chef Keith Geter of 212 Steakhouse in our Chef Spotlight.


BWW Reviews:  VANYA AND SONYA AND MASHA AND SPIKE at Paper Mill Wonderfully Funny and InsightfulBWW Reviews: VANYA AND SONYA AND MASHA AND SPIKE at Paper Mill Wonderfully Funny and Insightful
by Marina Kennedy (New Jersey)

(1/31/2015) - See 'Vanya and Sonya and Masha and Spike' now at Paper Mill Playhouse through February 15th. Written by Christopher Durang and directed by Don Stephenson, this is a wonderfully funny, yet insightful show.


BWW Previews:  CARNIVAL VISTA by Carnival Cruise Lines is an Exciting AdditionBWW Previews: CARNIVAL VISTA by Carnival Cruise Lines is an Exciting Addition
by Marina Kennedy (Travel)

(1/31/2015) - Carnival Cruise Lines unveiled Carnival Vista at a recent press preview. It is the biggest and most exciting ship in their fleet that will start excursions in the spring of 2016.


The Adobe Theater to Present SOUVENIR, 2/20-3/15The Adobe Theater to Present SOUVENIR, 2/20-3/15
by BWW News Desk (Albuquerque)

(1/31/2015) - The Adobe Theater is presenting Stephen Temperley's 2005 Broadway play Souvenir, Feb. 20-Mar. 15.


Martha Redbone Brings BONE HILL to the Public TheatreMartha Redbone Brings BONE HILL to the Public Theatre
by BWW News Desk (New York City)

(1/31/2015) - Iconoclast singer-songwriter Martha Redbone brings forth an epic, unexpected and personal American journey in Bone Hill Feb. 11-14, a new musical theater work featuring original music by Redbone and Aaron Whitby, and co-written and directed by Roberta Uno. Bone Hill is presented as part of the New York Voices Artist Commissioning Series.


BWW Reviews: Austin Opera's Star-Crossed Lovers Shine in ROMEO & JULIETBWW Reviews: Austin Opera's Star-Crossed Lovers Shine in ROMEO & JULIET
by Michelle Hache (Austin)

(1/31/2015) - Without a doubt, Gounod's ROMEO & JULIET is one of Austin Opera's finest productions, and they have assembled a cast of the highest caliber. Paired with a gorgeous set, costumes and staging, this is not a production that one would want to miss. 'If music be the food of love, play on.'


BWW TV Exclusive: In the Kitchen at 54 Below- with Jay Armstrong Johnson & Ryan Scott Oliver!BWW TV Exclusive: In the Kitchen at 54 Below- with Jay Armstrong Johnson & Ryan Scott Oliver!
by BroadwayWorld TV

(1/31/2015) - On February 2 (7PM & 9:30), Ryan Scott Oliver returns to 54 Below with material culled from his diverse and growing body of work: multimedia musical 35mm; southern gothic thriller We Foxes; epic Civil War-era folk opera Rope; macabre jazz operetta Darling; and rocking underworld odyssey Jasper in Deadland. Broadway powerhouses will bring his high-octane songs of heroism, salvation, brotherhood and twisted tragedy to life in a celebration of the singularity and power of this composer's inimitable musical voice. It will feature: Alex Brightman, Lindsay Mendez, Katie Thompson, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Julia Mattison, Ben Fankhauser, Derek Klena, Katie Rose Clarke, Keala Settle, Andy Mientus, Jason Gotay, Ephie Aardema, F. Michael Haynie, Julia Murney, Taylor Trensch, and more! For tickets, visit: http://54below.com In anticipation of the concert, BroadwayWorld is excited to take you behind the scenes at 54 Below, as Oliver and Jay Armstrong Johnson help chef Lynn Bound in creating a special dish for the big night. Click below to check out the exclusive episode of IN THE KITCHEN AT 54 BELOW!