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BWW TV: LES MISERABLES Gets Modernized at Dallas Theater Center!BWW TV: LES MISERABLES Gets Modernized at Dallas Theater Center!
Posted: Jul. 15, 2014


Breaking News: Broadway Legend Elaine Stritch Dies at 89Breaking News: Broadway Legend Elaine Stritch Dies at 89
Posted: Jul. 17, 2014


STAGE TUBE: Idina Menzel Belts the National Anthem and 'Forever Young' at MLB All-Star Game!STAGE TUBE: Idina Menzel Belts the National Anthem and 'Forever Young' at MLB All-Star Game!
Posted: Jul. 15, 2014


Rosie, Liza, Audra, Bernadette & More Remember Broadway Legend Elaine Stritch; All of Thursday's ReactionsRosie, Liza, Audra, Bernadette & More Remember Broadway Legend Elaine Stritch; All of Thursday's Reactions
Posted: Jul. 17, 2014


We Believe in Andrew Rannells! 10 Reasons to Love Broadway's Next Hedwig!We Believe in Andrew Rannells! 10 Reasons to Love Broadway's Next Hedwig!
Posted: Jul. 16, 2014


Photo Flash: First Look at the New York-Bound INTO THE WOODS at The Old Globe!Photo Flash: First Look at the New York-Bound INTO THE WOODS at The Old Globe!
Posted: Jul. 16, 2014


BWW Flashback: THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN, Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Ends Broadway RunBWW Flashback: THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN, Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Ends Broadway Run
Posted: Jul. 20, 2014


IF/THEN's Idina Menzel Sings National Anthem at Today's MLB All-Star GameIF/THEN's Idina Menzel Sings National Anthem at Today's MLB All-Star Game
Posted: Jul. 15, 2014


Disney to Bring Kermit, Miss Piggy & THE MUPPETS to Broadway?Disney to Bring Kermit, Miss Piggy & THE MUPPETS to Broadway?
Posted: Jul. 16, 2014


VIDEO: Disney Channel Stars Perform FROZEN's 'Do You Want to Build a Snowman?'VIDEO: Disney Channel Stars Perform FROZEN's 'Do You Want to Build a Snowman?'
Posted: Jul. 17, 2014


BWW TV: Watch Highlights from THE ADDAMS FAMILY at The Muny, Starring Rob McClure, Jenny Powers & More!BWW TV: Watch Highlights from THE ADDAMS FAMILY at The Muny, Starring Rob McClure, Jenny Powers & More!
Posted: Jul. 15, 2014


FLASH FRIDAY: Hats Off! An Elaine Stritch MemorialFLASH FRIDAY: Hats Off! An Elaine Stritch Memorial
Posted: Jul. 18, 2014


First Look At Andrew Rannells In HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCHFirst Look At Andrew Rannells In HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH
Posted: Jul. 18, 2014


Andrew Lloyd Webber Comments On Considering Committing Suicide Post-SurgeryAndrew Lloyd Webber Comments On Considering Committing Suicide Post-Surgery
Posted: Jul. 19, 2014


VIDEO: First Look - Neil Patrick Harris Stars in New Campaign for Heineken LightVIDEO: First Look - Neil Patrick Harris Stars in New Campaign for Heineken Light
Posted: Jul. 19, 2014


Shailene Woodley, Lea Michele, Jason Derulo Among Nominees for 2014 TEEN CHOICE AWARDS; Full List Announced!Shailene Woodley, Lea Michele, Jason Derulo Among Nominees for 2014 TEEN CHOICE AWARDS; Full List Announced!
Posted: Jul. 18, 2014


Neil Patrick Harris Offered Role On AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAK SHOWNeil Patrick Harris Offered Role On AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAK SHOW
Posted: Jul. 20, 2014


Breaking News: ROCKY to Close on Broadway in AugustBreaking News: ROCKY to Close on Broadway in August
Posted: Jul. 15, 2014


Michelle Williams Extends Run in Broadway's CABARETMichelle Williams Extends Run in Broadway's CABARET
Posted: Jul. 21, 2014


Behind The Scenes Of The Sound Design Of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERABehind The Scenes Of The Sound Design Of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
by Pat Cerasaro

(7/22/2014) - The assistant sound operator of the West End edition of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, Lucy Williams, takes phans behind the scenes of her day-to-day activities as part of an informative new interview.


Cherry Jones On THE GLASS MENAGERIE Versus WHEN WE WERE YOUNG & UNAFRAIDCherry Jones On THE GLASS MENAGERIE Versus WHEN WE WERE YOUNG & UNAFRAID
by Pat Cerasaro

(7/22/2014) - Acclaimed stage and screen star Cherry Jones comments on her role in the new Off-Broadway drama WHEN WE WERE YOUNG & UNAFRAID as part of a new interview.


Diane Paulus On The Artistic Appeal Of FINDING NEVERLANDDiane Paulus On The Artistic Appeal Of FINDING NEVERLAND
by Pat Cerasaro

(7/22/2014) - Multi-award-winning director Diane Paulus discusses her initial inspiration for FINDING NEVERLAND and the artistic appeal of the new screen-to-stage musical project as part of a new interview.


Todd Montesi and Pat Rigby Present UG! COMEDY SHOW 4.0 TonightTodd Montesi and Pat Rigby Present UG! COMEDY SHOW 4.0 Tonight
by BWW News Desk (New York City)

(7/22/2014) - Todd Montesi and Pat Rigby present awesome comics in front of a cool supportive crowd in the epicenter of hip NYC the East Village. Featuring both established comic veterans you've seen on TV to the up and comers, UG guarantees a swell time all for FREE! We've also got tons of drink specials! So what are you waiting for? Come down and UG! it with us!


THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW Begins Run at the Fugard Theatre TonightTHE ROCKY HORROR SHOW Begins Run at the Fugard Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk (South Africa)

(7/22/2014) - One of the world's most iconic musicals returns to the Fugard Theatre by popular demand, for a run starting tonight, 22 July 2014.


ASICS World Series Of Beach Volleyball Comes to Long Beach with Elite Athletes TodayASICS World Series Of Beach Volleyball Comes to Long Beach with Elite Athletes Today
by BWW News Desk (Fitness)

(7/22/2014) - ASICS America Corporation mans the net with continued title sponsorship of the 2014 World Series of Beach Volleyball for the second year in a row. This year's tournament, taking place in Long Beach, Calif. from today, July 22 through the 27th, boasts a record-setting purse prize of more than $1 million, double the purse from 2013.


York Theatre Presents Concert Version of BATTLESHIP POTEMKIN TodayYork Theatre Presents Concert Version of BATTLESHIP POTEMKIN Today
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(7/22/2014) - The York Theatre Company, James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director, will present a concert version of an exciting new musical, BATTLESHIP POTEMKIN, based on Sergei Eisenstein's classic silent film, today, July 22 at 3:00, as part of its Developmental Reading Series. The production has been developed in association with Algonquin Arts Theatre, William Whitefield, Executive Director.


Mandy Gonzalez and Jeremiah James Join Ocean City Pops for LIGHTS, CAMERA...THE OSCARS! TonightMandy Gonzalez and Jeremiah James Join Ocean City Pops for LIGHTS, CAMERA...THE OSCARS! Tonight
by BWW News Desk (New Jersey)

(7/22/2014) - Join Broadway stars Mandy Gonzalez (Wicked, In The Heights) and Jeremiah James (Carousel,Oklahoma) in concert with the Ocean City Pops Orchestra tonight, July 22nd at 8pm and Wednesday, July 23rd at 8 pm, on the Ocean City Music Pier in Broadway Pops International's production of 'Lights, Camera...The Oscars!'


Music Circus' SOUTH PACIFIC Begins TonightMusic Circus' SOUTH PACIFIC Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Sacramento)

(7/22/2014) - The Rodgers and Hammerstein classic South Pacific, a universally acclaimed musical theatre masterpiece, is the third show in the 2014 Music Circus season at the Wells Fargo Pavilion, the 64th season for the venerable Sacramento institution. Performances take place tonight, July 22 - 27.


Azudi Onyejekwe and Rodrick Covington Star in THE SONGS OF CENTRAL AVENUE BREAKDOWN Concert at NYMF TonightAzudi Onyejekwe and Rodrick Covington Star in THE SONGS OF CENTRAL AVENUE BREAKDOWN Concert at NYMF Tonight
by BWW News Desk (New York City)

(7/22/2014) - The New York Musical Theatre Festival and Moldy Fig Productions, LCC present THE SONGS OF CENTRAL AVENUE BREAKDOWN, a one night only concert event. With Book by Kevin Ray, Andrea Lepcio & Dominic Taylor; Music and Lyrics by Kevin Ray; and Additional Story by Suellen Vance, the concert will be directed by Lee Summers and is set for tonight, July 22nd at 8 p.m. at The Laurie Beechman Theatre at the West Bank Cafe, 407 West 42nd Street.


THE BOOK OF MORMON Returns to Seattle, Now thru 8/10THE BOOK OF MORMON Returns to Seattle, Now thru 8/10
by BWW News Desk (Seattle)

(7/22/2014) - Back by popular demand, The Book of Mormon, which played a record breaking two week run in 2013, returns for a limited engagement, today, July 22 through August 10, 2014.


Helen Reddy Returns for An Evening at The Crown TonightHelen Reddy Returns for An Evening at The Crown Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Boston)

(7/22/2014) - 'An Evening with Helen Reddy' is set for tonight, July 22nd at 8 p.m. at The Crown & Anchor Inn Paramount, 247 Commercial St. in Provincetown, Mass.


Barn Theatre Presents MOVE OVER, MRS. MARKHAM, Now thru 8/3Barn Theatre Presents MOVE OVER, MRS. MARKHAM, Now thru 8/3
by BWW News Desk (Detroit)

(7/22/2014) - For the first time in twenty-seven years, the London bedroom farce, MOVE OVER, MRS. MARKHAM returns to the historic Barn Theatre, now celebrating its 68th season. MARKHAM opens tonight, July 22 for a two week engagement through Sunday, August 3.


Peninsula Players Theatre Welcomes Christie Expert for AND THEN THERE WERE NONE Talk TonightPeninsula Players Theatre Welcomes Christie Expert for AND THEN THERE WERE NONE Talk Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Appleton, WI)

(7/22/2014) - Peninsula Players Theatre, in conjunction with its production of with Agatha Christie's classic whodunit 'And Then There Were None,' will host Christie scholar Christopher Chan, tonight, July 22 at 6:30 p.m. Tickets to performances are available, admission to the pre-show seminar is free.


Mandy Moore, Travis Wall and More Set for DANCERPALOOZA, Now thru 7/27Mandy Moore, Travis Wall and More Set for DANCERPALOOZA, Now thru 7/27
by BWW News Desk (Dance - Los Angeles)

(7/22/2014) - DancerPalooza, a comprehensive one-of-a-kind dance experience, the 'Coachella' for the dance world, will bring together the industry's top professional choreographers, including Mandy Moore and Travis Wall, who were both just nominated for 2014 Emmy Awards in the category of Outstanding Choreography for 'So You Think You Can Dance' on FOX.


Tony Winner Priscilla Lopez Joins the Cast of Broadway's PIPPIN as 'Berthe' TonightTony Winner Priscilla Lopez Joins the Cast of Broadway's PIPPIN as 'Berthe' Tonight
by BWW News Desk

(7/22/2014) - Tony Award winner Priscilla Lopez, who appeared in the legendary original cast of A Chorus Line and was also a replacement for the role of 'Fastrada' in the original production of Pippin in 1973, joins the all-new Tony Award winning production of Pippin in the role of 'Berthe' for a limited engagement, tonight, July 22 through Wednesday, August 27.


Fight or Flight Presents THIS IS NOT JUST ANOTHER WHITE SHARK TonightFight or Flight Presents THIS IS NOT JUST ANOTHER WHITE SHARK Tonight
by BWW News Desk (New York City)

(7/22/2014) - Fight or Flight's co-artistic directors John Behlmann, Steve Coles Hughes and Eileen Little announce three presentations of their latest trapeze, storytelling extravaganza, which tosses the most famous great white shark in cinema history into the air and into the realm of high-flying parody. All three performances will be at The Muse Brooklyn aerial theater located in Williamsburg at 32 S 1st St. Performances are tonight, July 22nd at 8pm, July 23rd at 8pm and July 24th at 10pm.


National Circus Project Comes to Stamford's Palace Theatre TodayNational Circus Project Comes to Stamford's Palace Theatre Today
by BWW News Desk (Connecticut)

(7/22/2014) - The circus is coming to Stamford - and you can get into the act! An interactive and fun show for all ages, The National Circus Project brings their time-honored tradition of thrilling and entertaining audiences with awesome acrobats, dazzling jugglers, aerialists, clowns and hula hoop artists to The Palace Theatre today, July 22nd at 11 a.m.


Jennifer Damiano, Barrett Wilbert Weed Lead A TAYLOR SWIFT LOVE STORY at 54 Below TonightJennifer Damiano, Barrett Wilbert Weed Lead A TAYLOR SWIFT LOVE STORY at 54 Below Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Cabaret)

(7/22/2014) - 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Jennifer Damiano, Barrett Wilbert Weed and more in A Taylor Swift Love Story.


ABSINTHE Star Melody Sweets Hosts a Wild Wild West Burlesque Show TonightABSINTHE Star Melody Sweets Hosts a Wild Wild West Burlesque Show Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Las Vegas)

(7/22/2014) - The dazzling Green Fairy, Melody Sweets, from the Strip's 'Best Adult Show' ABSINTHE at Caesars Palace hosts a Wild Wild West Burlesque show tonight, July 22 at 10:30 p.m. at the ABSINTHE Spiegeltent.


FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: COMES OUT SWINGING! Cast Album Out TodayFORBIDDEN BROADWAY: COMES OUT SWINGING! Cast Album Out Today
by BWW News Desk (CD/Books/DVDs)

(7/22/2014) - DRG Records celebrates the release of Gerard Alessandrini's Forbidden Broadway: Comes Out Swinging! (2014 Un-Original Cast Album) which is produced by Grammy Award winner Hugh Fordin, and is available in stores and online today, July 22nd. To kick off the CD release, Barnes & Noble (150 East 86 Street) will host an in-store appearance and performance from 4pm - 6pm. This CD marks Forbidden Broadway's 12th cast recording with DRG Records. Featured on the album are cast members Carter Calvert, Scott Richard Foster, Mia Gentile and Marcus Stevens, with David Caldwell on piano.


Barn Kids, Grades 3-7, Present Second Summer Production of Disney's CINDERELLA KIDS, Now thru 7/24Barn Kids, Grades 3-7, Present Second Summer Production of Disney's CINDERELLA KIDS, Now thru 7/24
by BWW News Desk (Kansas City)

(7/22/2014) - Disney's 'CINDERELLA-KIDS' will charm its way into your heart and remind you that dreams can really come true in the July stage play featuring the Barn Kids. The Barn Kids, grades 3-7, will present the summer's second production of the Disney classic 'Cinderella-Kids' on the evenings of today, July 22nd, the 23rd and 24th at the Barn Players, 6219 Martway in Mission; curtain at 7:30 p.m.


Schoolboy Q, Rise Against and More Set for PETERPALOOZA III at Best Buy Theater, Beg. TonightSchoolboy Q, Rise Against and More Set for PETERPALOOZA III at Best Buy Theater, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk (New York City)

(7/22/2014) - The Best Buy Theater just announced 'PeterPalooza III', featuring ScHoolboy Q, Action Bronson, and Danny Brown on Wednesday, July 23 as well as punk rock band Rise Against with Touche Amore and Radkey on Friday, September 26. Scroll down for more details!


The Russian Arts Theater & Studio Returns with Signature Chekhov: THE BEAR AND OTHER JOKES TonightThe Russian Arts Theater & Studio Returns with Signature Chekhov: THE BEAR AND OTHER JOKES Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(7/22/2014) - After a sold-out and acclaimed run of Uncle Vanya, The Russian Arts Theater & Studio's comedic production The Bear & Other Jokes by Anton Chekhov takes the stage. Staged by award-winning Russian director Aleksey Burago, this production will take place at the West End Theater at Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew. An encounter between a self-dramatizing widow, a timid butler and a barbaric debt collector quickly turns into a comic battle of wit, money, pistols and love.


Mary-Arrchie's 'HELLISH HALF-LIGHT: Shorter Plays of Samuel Beckett' Kicks Off Tonight at Angel IslandMary-Arrchie's 'HELLISH HALF-LIGHT: Shorter Plays of Samuel Beckett' Kicks Off Tonight at Angel Island
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(7/22/2014) - Mary-Arrchie Theatre Co. continues its 28th Season with HELLISH HALF-LIGHT: Shorter Play of Samuel Beckett featuring six of the Irish playwright's works directed by Jennifer Markowitz, playing today, July 22 - August 30, 2014 at Angel Island, 731 W. Sheridan Rd. in Chicago.


Attic Theater Presents Preston Sturges' STRICTLY DISHONORABLE at The Flea, Now thru 8/10Attic Theater Presents Preston Sturges' STRICTLY DISHONORABLE at The Flea, Now thru 8/10
by BWW News Desk (Off-Off-Broadway)

(7/22/2014) - The Attic Theater Company presents Preston Sturges' classic screwball comedy STRICTLY DISHONORABLE at The Flea Theater (41 White Street, Tribeca). Directed by Laura Braza, STRICTLY DISHONORABLE will be performed tonight, July 22nd through Sunday, August 10th, 2014.


John Tartaglia, Julia Murney and More Lead SEUSSICAL, Opening Tonight at The MunyJohn Tartaglia, Julia Murney and More Lead SEUSSICAL, Opening Tonight at The Muny
by BWW News Desk (St. Louis)

(7/22/2014) - The Muny continues its 96th season with SEUSSICAL, directed and choreographed by Dan Knechtges, with music direction by Valerie Gebert.


CIRQUE DREAMS JUNGLE FANTASY Comes to Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Now thru 7/27CIRQUE DREAMS JUNGLE FANTASY Comes to Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Now thru 7/27
by BWW News Desk (Fort Lauderdale)

(7/22/2014) - The groundbreaking and critically acclaimed Broadway hit, Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy will heat up Fort Lauderdale this summer when Broadway Across America presents Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts today, July 22 - 27.


Criterion Releases THE ESSENTIAL JACQUES DEMY, Including Four Movie MusicalsCriterion Releases THE ESSENTIAL JACQUES DEMY, Including Four Movie Musicals
by Pat Cerasaro

(7/22/2014) - Internationally celebrated auteur Jacques Demy is set to be feted with a retrospective box set from hallowed film preservation and home video label Criterion Collection later this year titled THE ESSENTIAL JACQUES DEMY, according to the official website.


Fumio Osano On New SAILOR MOON Stage Musical, PETITE ETRANGERFumio Osano On New SAILOR MOON Stage Musical, PETITE ETRANGER
by Pat Cerasaro

(7/22/2014) - A brand new stage musical based on the super-successful long-running Japanese anime series SAILOR MOON is set to premiere later this year in Tokyo and the managing editor of the franchise, Fumio Osano, opens up about the origins of the stage iteration as well as what we can expect from the new stage musical as part of a new interview.


MASTERCHEF Champ Christine Ha Shares her Buttermilk Fried Chicken RecipeMASTERCHEF Champ Christine Ha Shares her Buttermilk Fried Chicken Recipe
by Matt Tamanini (Cruise)

(7/22/2014) - Christine Ha is not only a MASTERCHEF champion, but also an inspiration to millions. Having been declared legally blind in 2007, she proved that with talent and hardwork, no obstacle is too difficult to overcome. In fact, as she shared when I recently spoke with her, Christine's victory inspired Alexander Weiss to audition for, and eventually win, the first season of MASTERCHEF JR.


WICKED Trifecta! Eden Espinosa & Shoshanna Bean With Idina Menzel At IF/THENWICKED Trifecta! Eden Espinosa & Shoshanna Bean With Idina Menzel At IF/THEN
by Pat Cerasaro

(7/22/2014) - A trifecta of terrifically talented triple-threats famous for their headlining role in Oz-themed mega-hit WICKED convened backstage at the new Broadway musical IF/THEN this weekend - Eden Espinosa and Shoshanna Bean congratulated the show's star and original WICKED Tony Award winner Idina Menzel.