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Granddaughter of Maria Von Trapp Calls Gaga's OSCAR Performance 'Exquisite'Granddaughter of Maria Von Trapp Calls Gaga's OSCAR Performance 'Exquisite'
Posted: Feb. 26, 2015


BWW Interview: Theatre Legend Lea Salonga on ALLEGIANCE, Her Stage Legacy and Bringing a Brand New Show to Town HallBWW Interview: Theatre Legend Lea Salonga on ALLEGIANCE, Her Stage Legacy and Bringing a Brand New Show to Town Hall
Posted: Mar. 2, 2015


BWW TV: Inside Rehearsal for THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME's Spring Run at Paper Mill Playhouse!BWW TV: Inside Rehearsal for THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME's Spring Run at Paper Mill Playhouse!
Posted: Feb. 24, 2015


Anthony Rapp Would Reprise His Role in HEDWIG 'in a Millisecond'Anthony Rapp Would Reprise His Role in HEDWIG 'in a Millisecond'
Posted: Feb. 28, 2015


VIDEO: Meryl Streep Performs INTO THE WOODS Deleted Song 'She'll Be Back'!VIDEO: Meryl Streep Performs INTO THE WOODS Deleted Song 'She'll Be Back'!
Posted: Feb. 27, 2015


STAGE TUBE: Broadway Flashback- Watch 18-Year-Old Laura Benanti Sing 'The Sound of Music' on Broadway!STAGE TUBE: Broadway Flashback- Watch 18-Year-Old Laura Benanti Sing 'The Sound of Music' on Broadway!
Posted: Mar. 1, 2015


VIDEO: Watch Andrew Rannells & Jimmy Fallon Audition for GLEE's Series FinaleVIDEO: Watch Andrew Rannells & Jimmy Fallon Audition for GLEE's Series Finale
Posted: Feb. 26, 2015


STAGE TUBE: Watch Imelda Staunton Belt it Out as 'Mama Rose' in West End's GYPSY!STAGE TUBE: Watch Imelda Staunton Belt it Out as 'Mama Rose' in West End's GYPSY!
Posted: Mar. 2, 2015


Julie Andrews & Christopher Plummer Talk SOUND OF MUSIC: 'It Was the Moment in My Career Where Everything Exploded'Julie Andrews & Christopher Plummer Talk SOUND OF MUSIC: 'It Was the Moment in My Career Where Everything Exploded'
Posted: Mar. 1, 2015


BREAKING NEWS: It's Official, HAMILTON Sets Broadway Dates for July Previews, August OpeningBREAKING NEWS: It's Official, HAMILTON Sets Broadway Dates for July Previews, August Opening
Posted: Feb. 24, 2015


VIDEO: Brave Krysta Rodriguez Shaves Head; Continues Blogging Cancer BattleVIDEO: Brave Krysta Rodriguez Shaves Head; Continues Blogging Cancer Battle
Posted: Feb. 27, 2015


One Night Only Report & Photos: Deborah Voigt in VOIGT LESSONS at the 92nd Street YOne Night Only Report & Photos: Deborah Voigt in VOIGT LESSONS at the 92nd Street Y
Posted: Feb. 28, 2015


BWW TV Exclusive: Spotlight on the Cast of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS- Meet Jill Paice!BWW TV Exclusive: Spotlight on the Cast of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS- Meet Jill Paice!
Posted: Feb. 28, 2015


VIDEO: Watch Disney's INTO THE WOODS Blu-ray Trailer with Meryl Streep's Deleted Song 'She'll Be Back'VIDEO: Watch Disney's INTO THE WOODS Blu-ray Trailer with Meryl Streep's Deleted Song 'She'll Be Back'
Posted: Feb. 26, 2015


STAGE TUBE: Miranda Sings Quits Youtube; Announces Book Plans!STAGE TUBE: Miranda Sings Quits Youtube; Announces Book Plans!
Posted: Feb. 25, 2015


FIRST LOOK - Eddie Redmayne Takes On Transgender Role in Upcoming THE DANISH GIRLFIRST LOOK - Eddie Redmayne Takes On Transgender Role in Upcoming THE DANISH GIRL
Posted: Feb. 27, 2015


Up on the Marquee: FINDING NEVERLANDUp on the Marquee: FINDING NEVERLAND
Posted: Feb. 28, 2015


Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics - Feb. 28 - HONEYMOON IN VEGAS, PIPPIN, MEMPHIS, and More!Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics - Feb. 28 - HONEYMOON IN VEGAS, PIPPIN, MEMPHIS, and More!
Posted: Feb. 28, 2015


13th Annual Downtown Urban Theater Festival Lineup Announced; Runs 5/13-30 at HERE13th Annual Downtown Urban Theater Festival Lineup Announced; Runs 5/13-30 at HERE
by BWW News Desk (New York City)

(3/3/2015) - The Downtown Theater Festival (Reg E. Gaines, Artistic Director) proudly announces that its 13th annual season will take place in New York City from May 13th - 30th, 2015.


Sara Bareilles & Gavin Creel Preview WAITRESS: THE MUSICAL LiveSara Bareilles & Gavin Creel Preview WAITRESS: THE MUSICAL Live
by Pat Cerasaro

(3/3/2015) - A first peek at the unveiling of WAITRESS: THE MUSICAL showstoppers!


Photo Flash: THE 39 STEPS Kicks Off Rehearsals in NYC with Robert Petkoff, Arnie Burton and MorePhoto Flash: THE 39 STEPS Kicks Off Rehearsals in NYC with Robert Petkoff, Arnie Burton and More
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(3/3/2015) - Yesterday was the first rehearsal of THE 39 STEPS, which will be returning to New York City starting April Fools' Day at the Union Square Theater. The production will officially open on April 13. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the team!


Extensive New Song-Focused FINDING NEVERLAND Video FeaturetteExtensive New Song-Focused FINDING NEVERLAND Video Featurette
by Pat Cerasaro

(3/3/2015) - Behind the songs of FINDING NEVERLAND!


Photo Flash: Tena Stivicic, Rebecca Hall, Alex Kilgore and More at 2015 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize CeremonyPhoto Flash: Tena Stivicic, Rebecca Hall, Alex Kilgore and More at 2015 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Ceremony
by BWW News Desk

(3/3/2015) - The 2015 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize was awarded to Tena Stivicic for her play 3 Winters yesterday, March 2, in a celebration hosted by New York's Playwrights Horizons. Scroll down for photos from the ceremony!


Up on the Marquee: SOMETHING ROTTEN!Up on the Marquee: SOMETHING ROTTEN!
by Walter McBride

(3/3/2015) - The completely original new musical comedy Something Rotten!, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon, Aladdin), will begin previews Monday, March 23 and officially open Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at the St. James Theatre (246 West 44th Street). The musical features music and lyrics by Grammy Award winner Wayne Kirkpatrick and Golden Globe Award nominee Karey Kirkpatrick and a book by Karey Kirkpatrick and best-selling author John O'Farrell. Check out photos of the marquee below!


Anthony Rapp Set For THE NOT SO LATE SHOW At New World Stages, 3/7Anthony Rapp Set For THE NOT SO LATE SHOW At New World Stages, 3/7
by Pat Cerasaro (Cabaret)

(3/3/2015) - Anthony Rapp is coming to THE NOT SHOW LATE SHOW this week!


Photo Flash: John Kander, Greg Pierce and More Celebrate KID VICTORY Opening at Signature TheatrePhoto Flash: John Kander, Greg Pierce and More Celebrate KID VICTORY Opening at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk

(3/3/2015) - Virginia's Signature Theatre presents the world premiere production of Kid Victory, a new musical from legendary composer John Kander (Chicago, Cabaret) and acclaimed playwright Greg Pierce (Slowgirl). The production began performances at Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre on February 17. It will play for five weeks, through March 22. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below!


BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Legend Barbara Cook Sings the Classics for the AMERICAN SONGBOOK Series!BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Legend Barbara Cook Sings the Classics for the AMERICAN SONGBOOK Series!
by BroadwayWorld TV

(3/3/2015) - With a decades-spanning career and an unmatched list of accolades including Kennedy Center Honors and Tony, Grammy, and Drama Desk awards, Broadway icon Barbara Cook is beloved for her legendary performances in the premiere production of The Music Man and lauded revivals of Oklahoma! and Carousel. The first female pop singer ever to perform a solo concert at the Metropolitan Opera, the silvery soprano returned to Lincoln Center for one night only.


Photo Flash: First Look at A HAPPY END at Abingdon Theatre CompanyPhoto Flash: First Look at A HAPPY END at Abingdon Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(3/3/2015) - A HAPPY END by Iddo Netanyahu, directed by Alex Dmitriev, runs through March 29, 2015 at Abingdon Theatre Company. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!


BWW Review: Antony Raymond's World Premiere of PRETTY BABIES Explodes With Grit and RelevanceBWW Review: Antony Raymond's World Premiere of PRETTY BABIES Explodes With Grit and Relevance
by Juliana Adame (Off-Off-Broadway)

(3/3/2015) - Acting as writer and director, Raymond's world premiere drama may just be the love story of our time.


Allison Williams's AMERICAN SONGBOOK March Concerts Postponed Due To GIRLS Production ScheduleAllison Williams's AMERICAN SONGBOOK March Concerts Postponed Due To GIRLS Production Schedule
by Pat Cerasaro

(3/3/2015) - Peter Pan will not fly at Lincoln Center after all!


Princess Cruises Offers 'Sweet' Deals During Suite and Balcony Bonus SalePrincess Cruises Offers 'Sweet' Deals During Suite and Balcony Bonus Sale
by BWW News Desk (Travel)

(3/3/2015) - Princess Cruises is offering deals on more than 100 warm weather cruise vacations, plus the chance to enjoy all of the onboard offerings during the line's 50th anniversary season with the Suite and Balcony Bonus Sale.


Cathy Rigby and More Set for STEP IN TIME Benefit for McCoy Rigby Conservatory, 3/20Cathy Rigby and More Set for STEP IN TIME Benefit for McCoy Rigby Conservatory, 3/20
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)

(3/3/2015) - McCoy Rigby Entertainment announced today a very special benefit evening for their McCoy Rigby Conservatory of the Arts, STEP IN TIME, a memorable night of great performances, gourmet food and drink, silent auction and many wonderful surprises! STEP IN TIME will perform on Friday, March 20, 2015 (with cocktails and silent auction beginning at 6pm; dinner and performances beginning at 7pm) at the Richard Nixon Library, 18001 Yorba Linda blvd. in Yorba Linda.


Larry David's FISH IN THE DARK Script Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 4/6Larry David's FISH IN THE DARK Script Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 4/6
by Pat Cerasaro

(3/3/2015) - Bring home the hilarity of Larry David's Broadway smash!


A.R.T. Institute to Present HEROIN/E (KEEP US QUIET) and DUTCHMAN This MonthA.R.T. Institute to Present HEROIN/E (KEEP US QUIET) and DUTCHMAN This Month
by BWW News Desk (Boston)

(3/3/2015) - The American Repertory Theater/Moscow Art Theater School Institute for Advanced Theater Training, presents Silent Rage: a double bill of two plays, Heroin/e (Keep Us Quiet) by Carson Kreitzer and Dutchman by LeRoi Jones, directed by Scott Zigler.


Photo Flash: Tony Winning Playwright Terrence McNally Poses for THE CREATIVE FACES PROJECTPhoto Flash: Tony Winning Playwright Terrence McNally Poses for THE CREATIVE FACES PROJECT
by BWW News Desk

(3/3/2015) - Tony Award winning playwright Terrence McNally (Love! Valor! Compassion!, Master Class, Kiss of the Spider Woman) is the latest featured artist in The Creative Faces Project: an evolving portrait and interview collective celebrating artists who inspire the New York Stage. His photos and questionnaire, published Tuesday, March 3rd, can be viewed on The Creative Faces Project website. Scroll down for McNally's portraits!


GALAVANT Soundtrack Physical CD Now AvailableGALAVANT Soundtrack Physical CD Now Available
by Pat Cerasaro

(3/3/2015) - Grab your copy of the GALAVANT soundtrack now!


Olympia Dukakis, Estelle Parsons and More Set for ASPHODEL Reading at 92Y Next WeekOlympia Dukakis, Estelle Parsons and More Set for ASPHODEL Reading at 92Y Next Week
by BWW News Desk

(3/3/2015) - In advance of the inaugural Eudora Welty Biennial, which opens in Jackson, Mississippi, 92Y's Unterberg Poetry Center presents a dramatic reading of Asphodel, a story of three women visiting a country estate in memory of an eccentric friend who recently passed away. The production features actresses Olympia Dukakis, Estelle Parsons and Brenda Currin; David Kaplan is the director.


First Trailer For Maggie Smith & James Corden In THE LADY IN THE VANFirst Trailer For Maggie Smith & James Corden In THE LADY IN THE VAN
by Pat Cerasaro

(3/3/2015) - Dame Maggie Smith in a fabulous new role!


Inside First Day At Palace Theatre In New AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Video FeaturetteInside First Day At Palace Theatre In New AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Video Featurette
by Pat Cerasaro

(3/3/2015) - A sneak peek of Broadway-bound AN AMERICAN IN PARIS!


Photo Coverage: Luba Mason, Lee Roy Reams and More Perform at LOVE N' COURAGE GalaPhoto Coverage: Luba Mason, Lee Roy Reams and More Perform at LOVE N' COURAGE Gala
by Walter McBride

(3/3/2015) - The two-time Tony Award-winning actress Tammy Grimes (PRIVATE LIVES, THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN) and composer David Amram (scores for the films SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS and THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE) were just honored at Theater for the New City's 12th annual LOVE 'N COURAGE evening. An annual event that benefits TNC's Emerging Playwrights Program, this year's LOVE 'N COURAGE event was hosted by Phoebe Legere and Matt Morillo and featured performances by Ms. Grimes, Mr. Amram, Vinie Burrows, Judy Gorman, Yip Harburg Foundation's Rainbow Troupe, Luba Mason, Human Kinetics Movement Arts, and The Love Show, along with select excerpts from plays by Andrea Fulton, Georges Bizet, Daniel Catan and Seymour Barab. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the performances below!


AntiGravity Fitness Launches In More Than 50 Global LocationsAntiGravity Fitness Launches In More Than 50 Global Locations
by BWW News Desk (Fitness)

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Borgata Announces Development Plans for New VenuesBorgata Announces Development Plans for New Venues
by BWW News Desk (Travel)

(3/3/2015) - ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa today announced plans to build an outdoor entertainment venue to host concerts and festivals along with plans to construct a new, state-of-the-art nightclub later this year.


Firehouse Theatre Welcomes New Associate ProducerFirehouse Theatre Welcomes New Associate Producer
by BWW News Desk (Norfolk)

(3/3/2015) - Firehouse Theatre has hired Adam B. Ferguson as Associate Producer effective March 2, 2015.


KINKY BOOTS National Tour to Play Kimmel Center, 4/28-5/10KINKY BOOTS National Tour to Play Kimmel Center, 4/28-5/10
by BWW News Desk (Philadelphia)

(3/3/2015) - Kinky Boots, the smash-hit musical that brings together four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (Book) and Grammy Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Tony Award-winner for Best Score for Kinky Boots), opens for a two-week engagement at the Forrest Theatre on April 28 - May 10, as part of Broadway Philadelphia, presented collaboratively by the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts and the Shubert Organization. The press opening is Wednesday, April 29 at 7:30 p.m.


Photo Flash: First Look - HAMILTON Unveils Broadway Artwork!Photo Flash: First Look - HAMILTON Unveils Broadway Artwork!
by BWW News Desk

(3/3/2015) - The world premiere musical HAMILTON,inspired by the book 'Alexander Hamilton' byRon Chernow, with book, music, and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda and directed by Thomas Kail, has been extended three times at The Public due to sold-out demand and will close as scheduled on Sunday, May 3 prior to a Broadway transfer to the Richard Rodgers Theatre beginning July 13 and opening August 6. Check out just-released artwork for the Broadway-bound show below!


Dog Whisperer Cesar Millan Coming to Van Wezel, 3/26Dog Whisperer Cesar Millan Coming to Van Wezel, 3/26
by BWW News Desk (St. Petersburg)

(3/3/2015) - Cesar Millan, star of the new television series Cesar 911 on NatGeo WILD and original host of the long-running hit series Dog Whisperer and Leader of the Pack is coming to the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 8:00pm.


Introducing Ocean's Halo'' Seaweed SnacksIntroducing Ocean's Halo'' Seaweed Snacks
by BWW News Desk (Food + Wine)

(3/3/2015) - Ocean's Halo Seaweed Snacks in easily consumable sheets are now available in three tasty flavors - - Sea Salt, Texas BBQ and Sriracha. The products are all USDA-certified organic, non-GMO, vegan and gluten-free. They are packaged in a 100% compostable tray, box and silica. The snacks are an excellent source of vitamin B12 and Iodine. They also are made with healthier oils and a lower sodium count than many other seaweed snacks.


La Strada Ensemble Theater to Host 'CHANCE' Play Festival, 3/26-29La Strada Ensemble Theater to Host 'CHANCE' Play Festival, 3/26-29
by BWW News Desk (New York City)

(3/3/2015) - La Strada Ensemble Theater presents Chance: A Festival of One Acts about Love, Fate & Destiny, two programs of plays by various playwrights from across the globe and United States beginning March 26th through 29th at Roy Arias Studio II, 300 West 43rd Street, 4th floor in NYC.


CINDERELLA National Tour to Offer Autism-Friendly Performance in Boston, 10/4CINDERELLA National Tour to Offer Autism-Friendly Performance in Boston, 10/4
by BWW News Desk (Boston)

(3/3/2015) - Autism Speaks, the world's leading science and advocacy organization, will proudly continue its partnership with Broadway In Boston by co-hosting an autism-friendly performance of Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella on Sunday, October 4, 2015 at 5:30pm at the Boston Opera House. All elements of the theater experience will be tailored to meet the needs of individuals and families affected by autism, including slight production adjustments, trained support staff to provide assistance, calming areas and a supportive, judgment-free environment.


BWW TV Exclusive: Spotlight on the Cast of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS- Meet Victor J. WisehartBWW TV Exclusive: Spotlight on the Cast of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS- Meet Victor J. Wisehart
by BroadwayWorld TV

(3/3/2015) - Following an acclaimed tryout at Theatre du Chatelet in Paris, An American in Paris is currently in rehearsals for its upcoming Broadway run at the Palace Theatre (Broadway at 47th Street). Previews begin Friday, March 13, 2015 for a Sunday, April 12, 2015 opening night. An American In Paris is the romantic story of a young American soldier, a beautiful French girl and an indomitable European city, each yearning for a new beginning in the aftermath of war. BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you a new video series, which will help you get to know cast members before previews begin. Check back daily to hear from the cast before performances start, and click below to meet Victor J. Wisehart, who plays 'Mr. Z.'


First Folio Theatre to Present LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT I WORE This SpringFirst Folio Theatre to Present LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT I WORE This Spring
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(3/3/2015) - First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83) will present the international hit play LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT I WORE, previewing March 24, opening Saturday, March 28 at 8 p.m. and running through April 25, 2015.


Photo Coverage: Erin Davie & Emily Padgett Preview Songs from SIDE SHOW Reunion at 54 Below!Photo Coverage: Erin Davie & Emily Padgett Preview Songs from SIDE SHOW Reunion at 54 Below!
by Walter McBride (Cabaret)

(3/3/2015) - The cast of the recent Broadway revival of SIDE SHOW reunites at 54 Below to celebrate this acclaimed production, on March 9, 2015. Erin Davie, Emily Padgett, Ryan Silverman, Matthew Hydzik, David St. Louis, and members of the ensemble perform favorites from the show, a couple songs which were cut out of town, and material which won't be heard on the Original Cast Recording. Hosted by Bill Russell, author of the book and lyrics, the evening will also feature composer Henry Krieger.


MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL to Play Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 3/31-4/5MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL to Play Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 3/31-4/5
by BWW News Desk (Tempe)

(3/3/2015) - Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts will present the international smash hit Menopause The Musical for an eight-show engagement, March 31 to April 5, in the Virginia G. Piper Theater.


BWW Reviews:  Mr. Chungs in Morristown NJ for Asian ExcellenceBWW Reviews: Mr. Chungs in Morristown NJ for Asian Excellence
by Marina Kennedy (Food + Wine)

(3/3/2015) - Mr. Chung's in Morristown, New Jersey has an inspired menu of delicious cuisine that includes contemporary twists on Asian fare and delicious traditional choices.




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