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STAGE TUBE: Idina Menzel Honored with Surprise 'Defying Gravity/Let It Go' Mashup at Billboard Women in Music AwardsSTAGE TUBE: Idina Menzel Honored with Surprise 'Defying Gravity/Let It Go' Mashup at Billboard Women in Music Awards
Posted: Dec. 13, 2014


VIDEO: Michael Buble Talks Upcoming Holiday Special ft Streisand & Grande on TODAYVIDEO: Michael Buble Talks Upcoming Holiday Special ft Streisand & Grande on TODAY
Posted: Dec. 15, 2014


Anna Kendrick, Jeremy Jordan in New Poster for THE LAST FIVE YEARSAnna Kendrick, Jeremy Jordan in New Poster for THE LAST FIVE YEARS
Posted: Dec. 16, 2014


Exclusive Scoop: Welcome Back, Marilyn! SMASH Cast Will Reunite for BOMBSHELL Benefit Concert for The Actors FundExclusive Scoop: Welcome Back, Marilyn! SMASH Cast Will Reunite for BOMBSHELL Benefit Concert for The Actors Fund
Posted: Dec. 18, 2014


SPOILER ALERT! Recap and Review: THE VOICE Final Four Sing on Performance Finale 12/15; Full Review and Pictures!SPOILER ALERT! Recap and Review: THE VOICE Final Four Sing on Performance Finale 12/15; Full Review and Pictures!
Posted: Dec. 15, 2014


HBO to Air Audra McDonald's Tony-Winning Performance in LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR AND GRILLHBO to Air Audra McDonald's Tony-Winning Performance in LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR AND GRILL
Posted: Dec. 17, 2014


VIDEO: Lea Michele Sings 'Let It Go' in First Promo for GLEE's Final Season!VIDEO: Lea Michele Sings 'Let It Go' in First Promo for GLEE's Final Season!
Posted: Dec. 16, 2014


Review Roundup: ANNIE Reboot, Starring Quvenzhane Wallis - UPDATED!Review Roundup: ANNIE Reboot, Starring Quvenzhane Wallis - UPDATED!
Posted: Dec. 16, 2014


VIDEO: SIDE SHOW's Erin Davie and Emily Padgett Perform 'I Will Never Leave You' on 'Today'VIDEO: SIDE SHOW's Erin Davie and Emily Padgett Perform 'I Will Never Leave You' on 'Today'
Posted: Dec. 12, 2014


FLASH FRIDAY: Sting Injects Broadway With Rock RoyaltyFLASH FRIDAY: Sting Injects Broadway With Rock Royalty
Posted: Dec. 12, 2014


New INTO THE WOODS 'Curse Reversed' Meryl Streep ClipNew INTO THE WOODS 'Curse Reversed' Meryl Streep Clip
Posted: Dec. 13, 2014


BWW TV Exclusive: PARADE Finds Its 'Leo Frank'- Jeremy Jordan Will Lead Manhattan Concert Productions Performance in February!BWW TV Exclusive: PARADE Finds Its 'Leo Frank'- Jeremy Jordan Will Lead Manhattan Concert Productions Performance in February!
Posted: Dec. 16, 2014


BWW Review: The ANNIE Remake is Bad, but Not 
Nearly as Bad as You ThinkBWW Review: The ANNIE Remake is Bad, but Not Nearly as Bad as You Think
Posted: Dec. 15, 2014


Final COLBERT REPORT Airs TonightFinal COLBERT REPORT Airs Tonight
Posted: Dec. 18, 2014


VIDEO: Cheyenne Jackson Sings VIDEO: Cheyenne Jackson Sings "Say Something" With Jackie Evancho on PBS
Posted: Dec. 13, 2014


Preview All The Tracks From The INTO THE WOODS Movie SoundtrackPreview All The Tracks From The INTO THE WOODS Movie Soundtrack
Posted: Dec. 12, 2014


SPOILER ALERT! Recap and Review: BACKSTAGE WITH DISNEY ON BROADWAY Confirms FROZEN Heading to Broadway!SPOILER ALERT! Recap and Review: BACKSTAGE WITH DISNEY ON BROADWAY Confirms FROZEN Heading to Broadway!
Posted: Dec. 14, 2014


Breaking News: Encores! Announces 2015 Off-Center Season; Set to Include Foster in THE WILD PARTY, Groff in A NEW BRAIN, Greene in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS & More!Breaking News: Encores! Announces 2015 Off-Center Season; Set to Include Foster in THE WILD PARTY, Groff in A NEW BRAIN, Greene in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS & More!
Posted: Dec. 15, 2014


VIDEO: BWW's 12 Days of Christmas with Guest Editor Richard Jay-Alexander; Day 4 - Idina MenzelVIDEO: BWW's 12 Days of Christmas with Guest Editor Richard Jay-Alexander; Day 4 - Idina Menzel
Posted: Dec. 16, 2014


Full Cast In New GLEE 'Take A Bow' Final Season PosterFull Cast In New GLEE 'Take A Bow' Final Season Poster
Posted: Dec. 17, 2014


BWW Spotlight: Sneak Peek of Metropolitan Opera's THE MERRY WIDOW with Renée Fleming, Nathan Gunn & Kelli O'Hara!BWW Spotlight: Sneak Peek of Metropolitan Opera's THE MERRY WIDOW with Renée Fleming, Nathan Gunn & Kelli O'Hara!
by BWW News Desk

(12/18/2014) - Beginning New Year's Eve, Rene Fleming returns to the stage in her first-ever performances of Hanna Glawari, the title role in Lehr's The Merry Widow, at the Met. Four-time Tony Award winner Susan Stroman will make her Met debut as director and choreographer of a new production of the comic operetta, which will also reunite Nathan Gunn (Danilo) and five-time Tony nominee Kelli O'Hara (Valencienne). The duo previously shared the stage in Carousel with the New York Philharmonic.


JK Rowling Confirms There Were LGBT Students at Hogwarts SchoolJK Rowling Confirms There Were LGBT Students at Hogwarts School
by Movies News Desk

(12/18/2014) - Best-selling author J.K. Rowling has taken to Twitter recently to answer her fans' burning questions about THE DETAILS and characters of her iconic book series HARRY POTTER.


Dakin Matthews & Rod McLachlan Join Cast of THE AUDIENCE on BroadwayDakin Matthews & Rod McLachlan Join Cast of THE AUDIENCE on Broadway
by BWW News Desk

(12/18/2014) - The producers of Peter Morgan's Broadway-bound The Audience, starring Academy Award winner Helen Mirren, announced today that Dakin Matthews and Rod McLachlan will take on the roles of Winston Churchill and Gordon Brown, respectively. Stephen Daldry directs the limited engagement at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street). Previews begin February 17; opening night is March 8. The production runs through June 28, 2015.


THE LAST FIVE YEARS Film Soundtrack to be Released in FebruaryTHE LAST FIVE YEARS Film Soundtrack to be Released in February
by BWW News Desk (CD/Books/DVDs)

(12/18/2014) - Sh-K-Boom Records has announced the release of THE LAST FIVE YEARS (ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK), the musical companion to the eagerly anticipated RADiUS-TWC film. THE LAST FIVE YEARS (ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK) will be available beginning Tuesday, February 10; The Last Five Years arrives in theatres and VOD on Friday, February 13.


STAGE TUBE: Watch Christmas Episode of MIDDLE (ST)AGE with Stacia FernandezSTAGE TUBE: Watch Christmas Episode of MIDDLE (ST)AGE with Stacia Fernandez
by Stage Tube

(12/18/2014) - Below, check out the Christmas episode of the series!


BWW Interviews: Tea Time with Mrs. Potts, Emily JewellBWW Interviews: Tea Time with Mrs. Potts, Emily Jewell
by Keith Tittermary (Washington, DC)

(12/18/2014) - In January, the national tour of Disney's Beauty and the Beast returns to our area after a successful run at Wolf Trap earlier this year. The show will play at the Historic Warner Theatre in Penn Quarter from January 6 - 11.


Bar of the Week:  SAVOURY on the UWS of NYC - Small Plates to Pair with Wine and BeerBar of the Week: SAVOURY on the UWS of NYC - Small Plates to Pair with Wine and Beer
by BWW Features (Food + Wine)

(12/18/2014) - Savoury on the Upper West Side of New York City serves a great selection of beer and wine to pair with small plates at their stylish comfortable bar.


JERSEY BOYS' UK Tour Announces New Dates and CitiesJERSEY BOYS' UK Tour Announces New Dates and Cities
by BWW News Desk (UK / West End)

(12/18/2014) - The producers of the current UK and Irish tour of the Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical JERSEY BOYS, are delighted to announce the addition of further dates to the tour schedule.


John Malino to Bring HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS to Metropolitan Room, 12/28John Malino to Bring HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS to Metropolitan Room, 12/28
by BWW News Desk (Cabaret)

(12/18/2014) - Metropolitan Room, internationally acclaimed jazz cabaret, presents John Malino in "Home for the Holidays" on Sunday, December 28th at 1pm.


Photo Flash: First Look at Debbie Kurup & More in 2015 ANYTHING GOES UK Tour!Photo Flash: First Look at Debbie Kurup & More in 2015 ANYTHING GOES UK Tour!
by BWW News Desk (UK / West End)

(12/18/2014) - The critically acclaimed production of Cole Porter's classic musical comedy, ANYTHING GOES, sets sail on a UK and Ireland tour in 2015; opening on Thursday 29 January at the New Wimbledon Theatre. The production is playing at the Sheffield Crucible Theatre until 17 January 2015. Full tour dates: www.anythinggoestour.com/tour-dates


Ellen DeGeneres, Kevin Hart, The Band Perry and More to Attend PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2015Ellen DeGeneres, Kevin Hart, The Band Perry and More to Attend PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2015
by TV News Desk (Celebrities)

(12/18/2014) - The People's Choice Awards is the only major awards show where fans determine the nominees and winners across categories of movies, music and television.


INTO THE WOODS Benefit Concert Set for Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto, 1/17INTO THE WOODS Benefit Concert Set for Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto, 1/17
by BWW News Desk (Toronto)

(12/18/2014) - On Saturday, January 17th, 2015 at 8:00 pm, Beyond Boundaries presents Into The Woods In Concert at the Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto (115 Simpson Avenue) to benefit the AIDS Committee of Toronto (ACT) and MCC Toronto Refugee & Immigration Program.


Alfonso Ribeiro Coming to Cooking Channel with UNWRAPPED 2.0Alfonso Ribeiro Coming to Cooking Channel with UNWRAPPED 2.0
by TV News Desk

(12/18/2014) - Ever wonder where some of your favorite foods come from? Alfonso Ribeiro will help answer viewers' most pressing questions and offer behind-the-scenes details on classic American treats in Unwrapped 2.0


OSL to Welcome Conductor Harry Bicket and Pianist Stephen Hough Next MonthOSL to Welcome Conductor Harry Bicket and Pianist Stephen Hough Next Month
by BWW News Desk (Classical - New York City)

(12/18/2014) - Of OSL's first Carnegie Hall Orchestra Series concert this season, The New York Times wrote, '... this is an ensemble to watch ... the orchestra is brimming with enthusiasm.' For its second series concert in January, OSL welcomes British conductor Harry Bicket and British pianist Stephen Hough for a program including Dvorak's beautiful, rarely performed Piano Concerto in G minor, Haydn's Symphony No. 104 'London,' and Wagner's intimate Siegfried Idyll. This will be Bicket's first appearance with OSL, and Hough's first time joining the orchestra since 1986.


VIDEO: Nick Jonas Surprises Shoppers with 'Jealous' Performance on FAO Schwarz PianoVIDEO: Nick Jonas Surprises Shoppers with 'Jealous' Performance on FAO Schwarz Piano
by TV News Desk

(12/18/2014) - Nick Jonas gave shoppers at New York City's famed toy store FAO Schwarz a huge surprise this week when he performed his single 'Jealous' on the store's giant floor piano keys.


Photo Flash: First Look at THE RAILWAY CHILDREN at King's Cross TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at THE RAILWAY CHILDREN at King's Cross Theatre
by BWW News Desk (UK / West End)

(12/18/2014) - The Olivier Award-winning production of Mike Kenny's stage adaptation of E. Nesbit's novel The Railway Children began performances earlier this week on, Tuesday 16 December 2014 at 7.30pm, with the news that the booking period is being extended to 6 September 2015 at its new home, the King's Cross Theatre in London. The new booking period will open on Friday 19 December. There will be a press night on 14 January.


Skinnygirl' Cocktails And Bethenny Frankel Spread Holiday Cheer With $150,000 Donation To Dress for Success'Skinnygirl' Cocktails And Bethenny Frankel Spread Holiday Cheer With $150,000 Donation To Dress for Success'
by BWW News Desk (Food + Wine)

(12/18/2014) - Skinnygirl Cocktails, the industry leader in premium, great-tasting low-calorie cocktails, and Bethenny Frankel, the original Skinnygirl, are getting into the holiday spirit by donating $150,000 to Dress for Success , an international not-for-profit organization that promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women.


'LES MIS' Melissa O'Neil Among Cast of Syfy's New Scripted Series DARK MATTER'LES MIS' Melissa O'Neil Among Cast of Syfy's New Scripted Series DARK MATTER
by TV News Desk

(12/18/2014) - Syfy today announced casting of the new acquired scripted series Dark Matter, which will feature Melissa O'Neil (Broadway production of Les Miserables), Marc Bendavid (Bitten), Anthony Lemke (White House Down), Alex Mallari Jr. (Robocop) and Jodelle Ferland (Twilight) with Roger Cross (The Strain) and Zoie Palmer (Lost Girl).


Random Access Theatre's Annual Gala to be Held Next MonthRandom Access Theatre's Annual Gala to be Held Next Month
by BWW News Desk (New York City)

(12/18/2014) - On Monday, January 12th, Random Access Theatre will ring in 2015 with a Steampunk Carnivale twist on their Annual Gala at East Village hotspot Lovecraft. The event will raise funds for their 2015 season.


HELLCAB Extends at The Elephant StageHELLCAB Extends at The Elephant Stage
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)

(12/18/2014) - Elephant Theatre Company have announced the EXTENSION of "HELLCAB", at The Elephant Theatre. The critically acclaimed Holiday favorite, by Will Kern, will be directed by David Fofi. The 80 minute show will now extend their engagement to run from January 3rd through 18th, 2015, with performances on Friday, Saturday & Sunday at 8:00PM.


VIDEO: INTO THE WOODS' Anna Kendrick Talks On-Set Vocal Warm Ups on 'Daily Show'VIDEO: INTO THE WOODS' Anna Kendrick Talks On-Set Vocal Warm Ups on 'Daily Show'
by TV News Desk

(12/18/2014) - On last night's THE DAILY SHOW, Anna Kendrick described the strange reactions she got while doing vocal exercises on the set of 'Into the Woods.' Check out the appreance below!


Piedmont Players Theatre Buys Eastern Costume CompanyPiedmont Players Theatre Buys Eastern Costume Company
by BWW News Desk (Charlotte)

(12/18/2014) - One of the largest and most respected costume companies in the country is moving to Salisbury, NC. Salisbury theatre company Piedmont Players Theatre (PPT) purchased the Greensboro-based Eastern Costume Company on Tuesday and immediately began moving the costume company's equipment into a space in the center of downtown Salisbury. Long time owner, Juanita Dunlap, is retiring at the end of the year. Dunlap and her team have built a 35-year reputation for building the highest quality costumes in the industry with a focus on authenticity and style.


Paul D'Addario, Lynda Newton & More to Star in THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF ANTARCTICA at The Gift TheatrePaul D'Addario, Lynda Newton & More to Star in THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF ANTARCTICA at The Gift Theatre
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(12/18/2014) - The Gift Theatre artistic director Michael Patrick Thornton announces the world premiere of intriguing and touching drama The Royal Society of Antarctica by Naperville native Mat Smart (whose play Naperville, which opened Off-Broadway in November, is a New York Times Critics' Pick). The Royal Society of Antarctica is directed by Gift ensemble member John Gawlik and features Gift ensemble members Paul D'Addario (Bethany), Lynda Newton (Thinner Than Water), John Connolly (Broadsword), Jay Worthington (Thinner Than Water) and Brittany Burch (Othello) with guest artists Aila Peck (Promethean Theatre's The Lark), Brian Keys (Profiles Theatre's Hellcab) and Kyle Zornes (Artistic Director of The Gift's Natural Gas).


OARS Reports Record Demand for Grand Canyon Rafting TripsOARS Reports Record Demand for Grand Canyon Rafting Trips
by BWW News Desk (Travel)

(12/18/2014) - O.A.R.S., the award-winning whitewater rafting and adventure travel outfitter, reports that they began to accept advance reservations for 2016 Grand Canyon rafting adventures in late November 2014 and the company has seen a record number of bookings placed.


Stages' St. Louis' ALWAYS PATSY CLINE...Headed to Alabama Shakespeare FestivalStages' St. Louis' ALWAYS PATSY CLINE...Headed to Alabama Shakespeare Festival
by BWW News Desk (Birmingham)

(12/18/2014) - Hot off the heels of STAGES St. Louis' record-breaking production of Always... Patsy Cline, STAGES has announced the show and its creative team will head to Montgomery, Alabama as part of the Alabama Shakespeare Festival's 2014 - 2015 Season, Jan. 13 through Feb. 8, 2015.


To'ak, The World's Most Exclusive Dark Chocolate, DebutsTo'ak, The World's Most Exclusive Dark Chocolate, Debuts
by BWW News Desk (Food + Wine)

(12/18/2014) - To'ak Chocolateis releasing 574 bars of what may well be the world's most rare and sublime dark chocolate, now available for the first time. Each 50 gram bar is priced at $260 and available for purchase at http://www.toakchocolate.com/, as well as limited specialty retailers across the United States.


Chautauqua Theater Company's 2015 Season to Include OUR TOWN, INTIMATE APPAREL & MoreChautauqua Theater Company's 2015 Season to Include OUR TOWN, INTIMATE APPAREL & More
by BWW News Desk (Central New York)

(12/18/2014) - Chautauqua Theater Company (CTC), under the leadership of Vivienne Benesch Artistic Director and Sarah Clare Corporandy Managing Director, is proud to announce MainStage programming for its 2015 season featuring Thornton Wilder's classic Our Town, directed by Paul Mullins (July 3-12), Intimate Apparel by Lynn Nottage (July 24-August 2), directed by Vivienne Benesch, and Shakespeare's Henry V (August 14-21), directed by Evan Cabnet.


TheatreWorks New Milford to Host Magic Show, 12/30TheatreWorks New Milford to Host Magic Show, 12/30
by BWW News Desk (Connecticut)

(12/18/2014) - TheatreWorks New Milford is set to host a one-night only special event for all ages.


THE WIZARD OF OZ Coming to Select U.S. Cinemas for Two Nights Only This JanuaryTHE WIZARD OF OZ Coming to Select U.S. Cinemas for Two Nights Only This January
by Movies News Desk

(12/18/2014) - Join DorothyTM, TotoTM and the rest of the crew as they head to Emerald CityTM for a special two-night event brought to you by Fathom Events, Turner Classic Movies (TCM) and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. "TCM Presents: The Wizard of Oz" will be shown in select U.S. cinemas


Atlantic For Kids to Present New York Premiere of Lisa Loeb's CAMP KAPPAWANNNAAtlantic For Kids to Present New York Premiere of Lisa Loeb's CAMP KAPPAWANNNA
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(12/18/2014) - Atlantic for Kids presents the New York premiere of Camp Kappawanna, a new family musical featuring music and lyrics by Grammy Award nominated singer/songwriter Lisa Loeb, Michelle Lewis and Dan Petty, directed by Atlantic Acting School Artistic Director Alison Beatty, choreographed by MK Lawson (Mr. Chickee's Funny Money) with musical direction by Nate Weida (Ivy + Bean The Musical).


BWW TV: Entre Amig@s - 'La reunión'BWW TV: Entre Amig@s - 'La reunión'
by Roberto Rodríguez (Spain)

(12/18/2014) - El captulo de hoy tiene como protagonistas a Ramss Vollbrecht, Ruth Ge, Mariola Pea, Angel Muiz y Joselu Lpez. Ariel tiene una reunin con Yuba, y a la vez est de niera de Frodo. Fdor se retrasa, pero afortunadamente llega Flora...


Lord Browne Named Chair of the Donmar Warehouse BoardLord Browne Named Chair of the Donmar Warehouse Board
by BWW News Desk (UK / West End)

(12/18/2014) - The Donmar Warehouse today announces that Lord Browne of Madingley will succeed Lord Smith of Finsbury as Chair of its Board. John Browne will take over from Chris Smith from 19 March 2015.


BWW Special Coverage: MURDER ON THE ORNAMENT EXPRESS Changes VenuesBWW Special Coverage: MURDER ON THE ORNAMENT EXPRESS Changes Venues
by Steve Wilson (Kansas City)

(12/18/2014) - With the recent closing of The Golden Ox, The Mystery Train is moving over to The Tiffany Ballroom, 903 Harrison Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64106 to finish its production of Murder on the Ornament Express, which runs through January 3. The effected performances include December 26, 27, 31 (New Year's Eve), January 2, and 3rd. The shows are an interactive mystery game complete with a delicious dinner and many shady characters, starring Trevor Tournear, Nikki Susco-Taylor, and Stephanie Charlton.


Kravis Center to Present GUYS & DOLLS on New Year's EveKravis Center to Present GUYS & DOLLS on New Year's Eve
by BWW News Desk (Fort Lauderdale)

(12/18/2014) - Bustling with gamblers, gangsters, and sassy showgirls, GUYS AND DOLLS celebrates Broadway's golden era with one of the greatest scores ever written for a musical by the legendary Frank Loesser, masterfully witty book and lyrics by Joe Swerling and comedy legend Abe Burrows, and the glorious Damon Runyon's comic book world of 1940s Times Square New York City. GUYS AND DOLLS takes the stage for one night only at the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts December 31 at 8 pm. Tickets are on sale now.


Proactive Health Leader EXOS Acquires MediFitProactive Health Leader EXOS Acquires MediFit
by BWW News Desk (Fitness)

(12/18/2014) - EXOS, the leader in proactive health and performance solutions, today announced it has completed the acquisition of MediFit, one of the nation's leading providers of fitness and wellness center management and design services. With over a half-million people served across hundreds of MediFit sites, including Fortune 500 corporations, the acquisition accelerates EXOS' strategy of designing and delivering performance game plans that guide people to achieve higher levels of success.


BWW Interview: WICKED Alum Eden Espinosa Chats 4 CharityBWW Interview: WICKED Alum Eden Espinosa Chats 4 Charity
by Sally Henry

(12/18/2014) - Broadway's newest charity organization creates a unique way for fans and Broadway stars to give back to the community as a team. Chat 4 Charity allows anyone to give a Broadway star, like Eden Espinosa, a call and pay by the minute to benefit a charity of the actor's choosing. Espinosa recently sat down with BroadwayWorld to discuss her role in the up-and-coming program.


GEORGIA WITH A G Set for 2015 Midsumma FestivalGEORGIA WITH A G Set for 2015 Midsumma Festival
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Melbourne)

(12/18/2014) - At age 7 Georgia Darcy knew who she really was; at age 47 she remembered. The cabaret artist has been dazzling audiences with her sparkle, energy and achingly-beautiful moments she brings to the cabaret stage.


Genesis Theatrical Productions to Present CREATION'S BIRTHDAYGenesis Theatrical Productions to Present CREATION'S BIRTHDAY
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(12/18/2014) - CREATION'S BIRTHDAY brings to life the story of the Big-Bang Genesis through the legendary battle between astronomer Edwin Hubble and the scientific icon Albert Einstein.




 
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