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Elisabeth Moss, Jason Biggs & Bryce Pinkham to Lead Broadway Revival of THE HEIDI CHRONICLES in 2015Elisabeth Moss, Jason Biggs & Bryce Pinkham to Lead Broadway Revival of THE HEIDI CHRONICLES in 2015
Posted: Sep. 11, 2014


HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL Broadway Run & Movie Musical Planned For 2016?HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL Broadway Run & Movie Musical Planned For 2016?
Posted: Sep. 15, 2014


VIDEO: Hugh Jackman Talks Joan Rivers Funeral, New Broadway Play 'The River' on TONIGHTVIDEO: Hugh Jackman Talks Joan Rivers Funeral, New Broadway Play 'The River' on TONIGHT
Posted: Sep. 11, 2014


Photo Coverage: Be Their Guest! Meet the Company of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST International TourPhoto Coverage: Be Their Guest! Meet the Company of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST International Tour
Posted: Sep. 14, 2014


New Poster Unveiled For ON THE 20TH CENTURY Starring Kristin ChenowethNew Poster Unveiled For ON THE 20TH CENTURY Starring Kristin Chenoweth
Posted: Sep. 13, 2014


Meryl Streep Featured in All-New INTO THE WOODS Poster Art!Meryl Streep Featured in All-New INTO THE WOODS Poster Art!
Posted: Sep. 16, 2014


Barbra Streisand's PARTNERS Album Out TodayBarbra Streisand's PARTNERS Album Out Today
Posted: Sep. 16, 2014


Teal Wicks and Aaron Ramey to Lead Goodspeed's THE CIRCUS IN WINTER Premiere This FallTeal Wicks and Aaron Ramey to Lead Goodspeed's THE CIRCUS IN WINTER Premiere This Fall
Posted: Sep. 12, 2014


BWW Recap: Mayberry Goes Rogue on SONS OF ANARCHYBWW Recap: Mayberry Goes Rogue on SONS OF ANARCHY
Posted: Sep. 17, 2014


Photo Flash: First Look at Keke Palmer and Sherri Shepherd in Broadway's CINDERELLA!Photo Flash: First Look at Keke Palmer and Sherri Shepherd in Broadway's CINDERELLA!
Posted: Sep. 12, 2014


UPDATE: Investigation on Joan Rivers' Death Reveals Biopsy Performed Without Prior Consent; Doctor Took 'Selfie'UPDATE: Investigation on Joan Rivers' Death Reveals Biopsy Performed Without Prior Consent; Doctor Took 'Selfie'
Posted: Sep. 17, 2014


Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics September 14 - Part 2 - PIPPIN Tour Shows Off in First SIP, and MorePhoto Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics September 14 - Part 2 - PIPPIN Tour Shows Off in First SIP, and More
Posted: Sep. 14, 2014


VIDEO: ELLEN Pays Tribute to Comedy Legends Robin Williams, Joan RiversVIDEO: ELLEN Pays Tribute to Comedy Legends Robin Williams, Joan Rivers
Posted: Sep. 15, 2014


Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, September 13 - KINKY BOOTS Celebrates 600 Shows, LES MIS Cast Practices Planking, and MorePhoto Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, September 13 - KINKY BOOTS Celebrates 600 Shows, LES MIS Cast Practices Planking, and More
Posted: Sep. 13, 2014


SOUND OFF World Premiere First Listen: Barbra Streisand's PARTNERS Is The Whole PieSOUND OFF World Premiere First Listen: Barbra Streisand's PARTNERS Is The Whole Pie
Posted: Sep. 11, 2014


Lady Gaga Performs 'Bang Bang' Live In CHEEK TO CHEEK PreviewLady Gaga Performs 'Bang Bang' Live In CHEEK TO CHEEK Preview
Posted: Sep. 14, 2014


STAGE TUBE: Highlights from PIPPIN National Tour, Starring Sasha Allen, Matthew James Thomas & More!STAGE TUBE: Highlights from PIPPIN National Tour, Starring Sasha Allen, Matthew James Thomas & More!
Posted: Sep. 15, 2014


Sneak Preview - Barbra Streisand Talks Elvis, Brooklyn and More on SiriusXM!Sneak Preview - Barbra Streisand Talks Elvis, Brooklyn and More on SiriusXM!
Posted: Sep. 12, 2014


Doctor Who Performed Joan Rivers's Endoscopy Steps DownDoctor Who Performed Joan Rivers's Endoscopy Steps Down
Posted: Sep. 12, 2014


Stephanie J. Block to Perform with Cast of Broadway's WICKED at UPRISING OF LOVE Benefit; Lena Hall, Kathy Najimy & More to PresentStephanie J. Block to Perform with Cast of Broadway's WICKED at UPRISING OF LOVE Benefit; Lena Hall, Kathy Najimy & More to Present
Posted: Sep. 12, 2014


Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Sep. 17Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Sep. 17
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(9/17/2014) - Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from Wednesday, September 17, 2014.


DANCING AT LUGHNASA and AMERICAN MEDEA Set for Skidmore Theater's Fall 2014 SeasonDANCING AT LUGHNASA and AMERICAN MEDEA Set for Skidmore Theater's Fall 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk (Central New York)

(9/17/2014) - Skidmore College Department of Theater has announced its Fall 2014 Season. Details below!


William Inge Center for the Arts Welcomes Karen Carpenter as New Interim Artistic DirectorWilliam Inge Center for the Arts Welcomes Karen Carpenter as New Interim Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk (Wichita)

(9/17/2014) - Karen Carpenter, a producer, director and teacher, a theater-maker for more than 30 years, has been appointed the interim Artistic Director of the William Inge Center for the Arts and the 34th Annual William Inge Theatre Festival. The Inge Festival is the Official Theater Festival of the State of Kansas, hosted on the campus of Independence Community College, which houses the William Inge archives.


Photo Flash: First Look at AVENUE Q at TheatreWorks New MilfordPhoto Flash: First Look at AVENUE Q at TheatreWorks New Milford
by BWW News Desk (Connecticut)

(9/17/2014) - This Friday, September 19, TheatreWorks New Milford will premiere the Award-winning musical comedy, AVENUE Q, with Book by Jeff Whitty and Music & Lyrics by Robert Lopezand Jeff Marx. The curtain rises at 8:00 p.m. for a five-week run. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!


West Hollywood Cheerleaders and Sweat Garage to Host Boot Camp Fitness Fundraiser, 9/20West Hollywood Cheerleaders and Sweat Garage to Host Boot Camp Fitness Fundraiser, 9/20
by BWW News Desk (Fitness)

(9/17/2014) - The West Hollywood Cheerleaders and Sweat Garage are hosting a one hour boot camp fitness fundraiser on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 1 pm.


AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS to Play Meadow Brook Theatre, 10/1-26AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS to Play Meadow Brook Theatre, 10/1-26
by BWW News Desk (Detroit)

(9/17/2014) - Phileas Fogg is determined to travel around the globe in 80 days to prove a point...and win a bet. Many miles and adventures stand between Fogg and his goal, not to mention all the comedic characters he meets along the way.


FALL KIDS FEST 2014 to Kick Off 10/18 in Madison Square ParkFALL KIDS FEST 2014 to Kick Off 10/18 in Madison Square Park
by BWW News Desk (New York City)

(9/17/2014) - Madison Square Park Conservancy today announced Fall Kids Fest 2014, a day of free outdoor fun for children taking place in Madison Square Park on Saturday, October 18 from 11am-2pm.


Pipeline Theatre to Bring STREAMING to Pleasance Islington, Nov 11-29Pipeline Theatre to Bring STREAMING to Pleasance Islington, Nov 11-29
by BWW News Desk (UK Regional)

(9/17/2014) - Pipeline Theatre presents STREAMING. The world of web-camming is explored in a depiction of one teenager's initiation into the sex industry, written and directed by Jon Welch. The production will play Pleasance Islington, 11th - 29th November 2014 with a press performance slated for 8pm Thursday 13th November at Pleasance Islington (StageSpace).


Review Roundup: Bridget Everett's ROCK BOTTOM at the PublicReview Roundup: Bridget Everett's ROCK BOTTOM at the Public
by Review Roundups

(9/17/2014) - The Public Theater presents the world premiere of Bridget Everett's ROCK BOTTOM at Joe's Pub, kicking off the 2014-15 downtown season at Astor Place. Created by Bridget Everett, Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman, Adam 'Ad-Rock' Horovitz, and Matt Ray, and directed by Scott Wittman, ROCK BOTTOM was originally commissioned as part of the Joe's Pub 2013 New York Voices series. This shockingly funny and moving new show will run through Saturday, October 11 at Joe's Pub, with an official press opening tonight, September 17. Let's see what the critics had to say...


2014 Feast Festival Program Out Now2014 Feast Festival Program Out Now
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Adelaide)

(9/17/2014) - Adelaide is set to sparkle this November as the Feast Festival brings icons of stage, stand-up and screen from around the globe as part its 2014 program, officially launched in Adelaide last night.


California Rep's THE PAVILION to Play the Queen Mary, 9/19-10/11California Rep's THE PAVILION to Play the Queen Mary, 9/19-10/11
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)

(9/17/2014) - California Repertory's first production of their 2014-2015 season, The Pavilion by Craig Wright, will have an additional matinee performance on 2PM on Saturday, September 27th. The 6PM performance on Thursday, October 2nd and the 8PM performance on Tuesday, October 7th have been cancelled.


THE TWO SWORDS DOCTRINE and THE MONSTER WITH 21 FACES Set for Dialogue with Three Chords, 9/25THE TWO SWORDS DOCTRINE and THE MONSTER WITH 21 FACES Set for Dialogue with Three Chords, 9/25
by BWW News Desk (Off-Off-Broadway)

(9/17/2014) - Dialogue with Three Chords (D3C) continues their fourth year of staging original plays in Greenwich Village with two new plays from their archives of unproduced plays written for earlier seasons. 'These are the plays that didn't fit,' explains playwright Stephen Gracia, This month's offerings are: 'The Two Swords Doctrine' and 'The Monster with 21 Faces,' both written by Gracia and directed by Michael LoPorto. The show is on Thursday, September 25 at 8pm at Mr. Dennehy's on 63 Carmine Street. Admission is free, with a $3 suggested donation.


VIDEO: Adam Lambert Talks Going 'Full Circle' as Guest Judge for AMERICAN IDOLVIDEO: Adam Lambert Talks Going 'Full Circle' as Guest Judge for AMERICAN IDOL
by TV News Desk

(9/17/2014) - As AMERICAN IDOL Season 14 auditions get underway at the Nassau Coliseum in New York, hopeful contestants will lining up to perform for Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr. and guest judge Adam Lambert. Hear what Lambert had to say to ETOnline about the opportunity below!


Cyndi Lauper, Jennifer Hudson & More to Perform on AMERICA'S GOT TALENT Finale, TodayCyndi Lauper, Jennifer Hudson & More to Perform on AMERICA'S GOT TALENT Finale, Today
by TV News Desk

(9/17/2014) - Travis Barker, Cyndi Lauper and more surprise celebrity guests will perform during the finale of 'America's Got Talent' on today, Sept. 17


Melissa Rivers Thanks Well-Wishers in the Wake of Her Mother's DeathMelissa Rivers Thanks Well-Wishers in the Wake of Her Mother's Death
by BWW News Desk (Celebrities)

(9/17/2014) - Joan Rivers's daughter Melissa Rivers took to Facebook this evening to thank everyone for their kindness and support in the wake of her mother's death on September 4, 2014 at the age of 81.


Dennis Haysbert Signs on for TED 2 Cameo, DEAD RISING LeadDennis Haysbert Signs on for TED 2 Cameo, DEAD RISING Lead
by Movies News Desk

(9/17/2014) - The Wrap writes that Dennis Haysbert (24) just joined TED 2, the follow-up to 2011's TED, in addition to the upcoming zombie film DEAD RISING from director Zach Lipovsky.


HOPE OPERAS to Return Next Month with Five New ShowsHOPE OPERAS to Return Next Month with Five New Shows
by BWW News Desk (Washington, DC)

(9/17/2014) - Hope Operas, DC's only serialized theatre festival, returns this October with five BRAND NEW SHOWS. Join us Monday nights in October at the Comedy Spot as we present five original plays in ten- to fifteen-minute episodes with the theme District of the Damned! Our 2014 season is filled with thrills and chills to satisfy your inner ghoul. Each week, we'll take you from one hilarious horror to the next. And each show competes for the crowd's support to win top dollar for our worthy causes! Even though there's a new episode of each show every week don't worry if you miss a week, at the top of each episode there's a recap of the show so far.


The Aurora Fox to Host 30th Anniversary Fundraising Gala This WeekendThe Aurora Fox to Host 30th Anniversary Fundraising Gala This Weekend
by BWW News Desk (Denver)

(9/17/2014) - The Aurora Fox's 30th Anniversary Gala will be held on Saturday, September 20th starting at 6pm. This unique evening of entertainment includes a professionally catered dinner, select wines, and a silent auction followed by a sample of the diverse, exciting shows being offered at The Fox this season.


DPAC Sets New Broadway Season Ticket RecordDPAC Sets New Broadway Season Ticket Record
by BWW News Desk (Raleigh)

(9/17/2014) - SunTrust Broadway at DPAC, the region's No. 1 performing arts series is also now the No. 1 one-week Broadway season ticket program in the country with over 15,000 season seat members. This signature series features over 100 touring Broadway performances each season, including the spectacular brand new production of The Phantom of the Opera, Motown the Musical, Kinky Boots, Newsies, Pippin, and many more. The new season ticket mark of 15,000 exceeds last year's total by almost 1,000 season seat members.


Artemisia to Kick Off 2014 Fall Festival of Staged Readings This WeekendArtemisia to Kick Off 2014 Fall Festival of Staged Readings This Weekend
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(9/17/2014) - Artemisia, A Chicago Theatre announces its 2014 Fall Festival of Staged Readings. Performances will be held September 19 & 20and September 26 & 27 at Holy Covenant United Methodist Church, 925 W. Diversey in Chicago. Performances begin at 8:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday nights and at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday afternoon. Each night a new play is performed and is free to the public.


The Irish Tenors, Tango Buenos Aires, Alvin Ailey an RAIN Join Cincinnati Arts Association's 2014-15 SeasonThe Irish Tenors, Tango Buenos Aires, Alvin Ailey an RAIN Join Cincinnati Arts Association's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk (Cincinnati)

(9/17/2014) - The Cincinnati Arts Association (CAA) is pleased to announce the addition of four shows to its 2014-15 Season at the Aronoff Center. From the hit music of Led Zeppelin and The Beatles to the Celtic ballads of The Irish Tenors, from contemporary American dance to passionate Argentine Tango to interactive cooking fun, the following 2014-15 Season line-up is certain to continue CAA's long-standing mission of presenting an eclectic mix of alternative entertainment choices to Cincinnati's diverse audiences.


Larry Cedar, David Melville and Armin Shimerman to Star in 'THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO...' at the Geffen This FallLarry Cedar, David Melville and Armin Shimerman to Star in 'THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO...' at the Geffen This Fall
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)

(9/17/2014) - The Geffen Playhouse announces its production of The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord. Written by Scott Carter, executive producer and writer for Bill Maher's Politically Incorrect and Real Time, this whip-smart philosophical comedy features Larry Cedar (Deadwood, PBS's Square One TV), David Melville (Travel Channel Lawrence of America, film Ironclad) and Armin Shimerman (Quark on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Associate Artistic Director at The Antaeus Company) and will be again helmed by director, Matt August (Broadway How the Grinch Stole Christmas). Discord begins previews on October 7 with the press opening on October 15. The closing date is currently scheduled for November 16.


LA STAGE Alliance to Announce 2014 Ovation Award Nominees, 9/22LA STAGE Alliance to Announce 2014 Ovation Award Nominees, 9/22
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)

(9/17/2014) - The announcement of the 2014 LA STAGE Alliance Ovation Award nominees has been set for Monday, September 22 at 7pm. The event will be hosted by Native Voices at the Autry National Center, located at 4700 Western Heritage Way in Los Angeles, 90027. Free onsite parking is available.


Infinitheatre to Take KAFKA'S APE on Tour Beginning Next MonthInfinitheatre to Take KAFKA'S APE on Tour Beginning Next Month
by BWW News Desk (Montreal)

(9/17/2014) - Montreal's Infinitheatre is taking its critically acclaimed Kafka's Ape to Stratford Ontario and the greater Montreal area as part of its fall tour for the 2014-2015 season. Regional theatregoers will enjoy this mesmerizing production throughout the month of October in a number of neighbourhoods and towns including Dorval, Wakefield, Saint Lambert, Le Plateau Mont-Royal and Hudson (please see dates below).


LPTW International Award to Honor Columbian Artist Patricia Ariza, 10/27LPTW International Award to Honor Columbian Artist Patricia Ariza, 10/27
by BWW News Desk (Off-Off-Broadway)

(9/17/2014) - The League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW) and its International Committee are pleased to announce the recipient of the LPTW Gilder/Coigney International Theatre Award 2014, Patricia Ariza, legendary producer, director, actress, playwright, and poet from Colombia.


United Solo to Kick Off Fifth Season in New York, Featuring 130 Productions, 9/18-11/23United Solo to Kick Off Fifth Season in New York, Featuring 130 Productions, 9/18-11/23
by BWW News Desk (New York City)

(9/17/2014) - Theatre Row on New York's famous 42nd Street is home to the world's largest solo theatre festival, United Solo. Its fifth season takes place tomorrow, September 18 - November 23, 2014 and features 130 productions from around the world in categories including drama, comedy, stand-up, mime, improv, musical, and many more.


Neil Stuke Joins Dervla Kirwan in FRANKIE & JOHNNY IN THE CLAIR DE LUNE, Running Nov 6-Dec 6 at ChichesterNeil Stuke Joins Dervla Kirwan in FRANKIE & JOHNNY IN THE CLAIR DE LUNE, Running Nov 6-Dec 6 at Chichester
by BWW News Desk (UK / West End)

(9/17/2014) - Neil Stuke joins the previously announced Dervla Kirwan at the Minerva Theatre, Chichester where they will play two cautious lovers whose tender and funny fledging romance unfolds over one memorable night in a New York apartment. FRANKIE & JOHNNY IN THE CLAIR DE LUNE by Terrence McNally will be directed by Paulette Randall and runs 6 November - 6 December 2014.


Young Playwrights Inc. Artistic Director Sheri Goldhirsch Dies at 58Young Playwrights Inc. Artistic Director Sheri Goldhirsch Dies at 58
by BWW News Desk

(9/17/2014) - Sheri M. Goldhirsch, artistic director of Young Playwrights Inc., the award-winning theater company founded by Stephen Sondheim to professionally develop the next generation of American dramatists, died on Tuesday at her home in Inwood; the cause is still unknown. She was 58.


Arches LIVE 2014 Programme Announced; Festival Runs Oct 2-11Arches LIVE 2014 Programme Announced; Festival Runs Oct 2-11
by BWW News Desk (Scotland)

(9/17/2014) - The Arches' annual festival of new work by Scotland's most exciting performance makers is back, featuring artists brought together by a shared determination to subvert and surprise.


NeNe Leakes to Return as 'Roz' for Final Season of GLEENeNe Leakes to Return as 'Roz' for Final Season of GLEE
by TV News Desk

(9/17/2014) - NeNe Leakes' wishes have been granted. TVGuide reveals that the future CINDERELLA Broadway star will return for GLEE's sixth and final season as Cheerios coach 'Roz Washington'. FOX has yet to officially confirm the news.


Denise Spann-Morgan Joins 9/29 Reading of BIRTHDAY PIE at Irvington Town Hall TheaterDenise Spann-Morgan Joins 9/29 Reading of BIRTHDAY PIE at Irvington Town Hall Theater
by BWW News Desk (Rockland / Westchester)

(9/17/2014) - The stage unit of Iron Violet Productions, Iron Violet Stage, in association with Denman Turner Entertainment Group, will present a staged reading of 'Birthday Pie', written by best-selling author, and playwright, Arthur Wooten on September 29th, 2014, at 7:30 PM. The performance will be held on the renovated stage at the historic Irvington Town Hall Theater, in Irvington, New York -- thirty minutes from Manhattan, by train. There will be a 'talk-back' with the author, and producer(s).


Barbra Streisand's PARTNERS on Track to Hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200Barbra Streisand's PARTNERS on Track to Hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200
by BWW News Desk

(9/17/2014) - Barbra Streisand's latest album PARTNERS already soared to No. 1 on Amazon.com, and now according to Billboard.com, the duets CD is projected to hit the top slot on the Billboard 200 by the end of this week (as of September 21). This would be Streisand's 10th No. 1 album on the chart.