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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


BWW TV Exclusive: BREAKING DOWN THE RIFFS w/ Natalie Weiss- Scoop Me Gently with a ChainsawBWW TV Exclusive: BREAKING DOWN THE RIFFS w/ Natalie Weiss- Scoop Me Gently with a Chainsaw
Posted: Jul. 18, 2014


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.


Photo Flash: Ailey II, Complexions, MOMIX, Jerry Mitchell & More Highlight the 2014 Fire Island Dance FestivalPhoto Flash: Ailey II, Complexions, MOMIX, Jerry Mitchell & More Highlight the 2014 Fire Island Dance Festival
by BWW News Desk (Dance - New York City)

(7/21/2014) - Fire Island Dance Festival celebrated its 20th anniversary edition July 18-20, 2014, with artistry, gravity-defying movement, romance and remembrance, raising a record-shattering $533,860 for Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Scroll down for photos of some of the weekend's highlighted performances and of co-hosts Jerry Mitchell and Larry Keigwin!


2014 Fire Island Dance Festival Breaks Record with $533,860 Raised for Dancers Responding to AIDS2014 Fire Island Dance Festival Breaks Record with $533,860 Raised for Dancers Responding to AIDS
by BWW News Desk (Dance - New York City)

(7/21/2014) - Fire Island Dance Festival celebrated its 20th anniversary edition July 18-20, 2014, with artistry, gravity-defying movement, romance and remembrance, raising a record-shattering $533,860 for Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.


Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Jul. 21Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Jul. 21
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(7/21/2014) - Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from Monday, July 21, 2014.


Review Roundup: PIECE OF MY HEART: THE BERT BERNS STORY Off-BroadwayReview Roundup: PIECE OF MY HEART: THE BERT BERNS STORY Off-Broadway
by Review Roundups (Off-Broadway)

(7/21/2014) - Piece of My Heart: The Bert Berns Story, a new musical based on the life and songs of legendary songwriter Bert Berns, opened tonight, July 21, 2014, at the The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center. Let's see what the critics had to say...


Joel Heffner to Present PHOTO TIPS FROM THE MONA LISA at the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum, 8/17Joel Heffner to Present PHOTO TIPS FROM THE MONA LISA at the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum, 8/17
by BWW News Desk (New York City)

(7/21/2014) - On Sunday, August 17 at 2 p.m. at the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum, writer, photographer and historian Joel Heffner will present "Photo Tips from the Mona Lisa." Heffner will show how, by exploring and understanding this immortal painting, 21st century photographers can learn to take better digital photographs.


Photo Flash: Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks Kicks Off 2014 Summer Season with A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAMPhoto Flash: Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks Kicks Off 2014 Summer Season with A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(7/21/2014) - Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST), the City of Chicago, Chicago Park District and Boeing partner to present the annual citywide summer tradition, Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks. This summer, 26 performances of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream travel to 18 neighborhood parks across Chicago, FREE FOR ALL, now through August 17, 2014. Scroll down for photos from the event so far!


LUSCIOUS JACKSON to Play First Ever Brooklyn Show at The Bell House 11/22LUSCIOUS JACKSON to Play First Ever Brooklyn Show at The Bell House 11/22
by BWW News Desk (Brooklyn)

(7/21/2014) - Luscious Jackson will finally play its first show in the borough that the band's Jill Cunniff and Gabby Glaser call home.


The Smith Center to Celebrate Nevada's Sesquicentennial with All-Star Concert, 9/22The Smith Center to Celebrate Nevada's Sesquicentennial with All-Star Concert, 9/22
by BWW News Desk (Las Vegas)

(7/21/2014) - The Smith Center for the Performing Arts will present a star-studded evening celebrating Nevada's sesquicentennial on Monday, Sept. 22 at 7 p.m. as part of the year-long observance of the state's 150th anniversary. The year will culminate on Nevada Day 2014.


Monty Python's SPAMALOT to Run 7/30-8/16 at Hackmatack PlayhouseMonty Python's SPAMALOT to Run 7/30-8/16 at Hackmatack Playhouse
by BWW News Desk (Maine)

(7/21/2014) - Musical Comedies are Hackmatack Playhouse's forte. Hackmatackers (those who have attended a Hackmatack production and keep coming back) are said to 'Always Look on the Bright Side of Life' and are going to adore this show.


A NIGHT WITH NOEL, TWO SHOTS and More to Round Out Actors Theatre's 2014 Summer SeasonA NIGHT WITH NOEL, TWO SHOTS and More to Round Out Actors Theatre's 2014 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk (Phoenix)

(7/21/2014) - Actors Theatre's first-ever No Sweat (For You) Summer Season heads into the final four weeks with two plays and three cabaret-style concerts surrounding the main productions of The Book Club Play (through Aug. 17) and The Cottage" (through Aug. 10) at Black Theatre Troupe, 1333 E. Washington St. in Phoenix.


Hartford Stage Sets Cast, Creatives for East Coast Premiere of ETHER DOME, 9/11-10/5Hartford Stage Sets Cast, Creatives for East Coast Premiere of ETHER DOME, 9/11-10/5
by BWW News Desk (Connecticut)

(7/21/2014) - In 1846, the history of the world was forever changed by a dentist from Hartford, and now Hartford Stage will launch its 2014-15 Season with that remarkable and electrifying story: Ether Dome by Elizabeth Egloff (The Swan), directed by former Artistic Director Michael Wilson (The Orphans' Home Cycle).


Andrew McMahon Comes to The Neptune, 10/22; Tickets on Sale 7/25Andrew McMahon Comes to The Neptune, 10/22; Tickets on Sale 7/25
by BWW News Desk (Music - Seattle)

(7/21/2014) - Andrew McMahon will play The Neptune on October 22, 2014 at 8:00PM.


RADAGAST, Jueves 24 de Julio en SiranushRADAGAST, Jueves 24 de Julio en Siranush
by BWW News Desk (Argentina)

(7/21/2014) - La propuesta artistica de Radagast es un hecho singular, con varias puestas en escena en la que evidencia su particular impronta, de caracter hibrido y curioso, resulta imposible enmarcarlo en una disciplina especifica.


MANHEIM STEAMROLLER CHRISTMAS Comes to Detroit's Fox Theatre, 12/7; Tickets on Sale 7/25MANHEIM STEAMROLLER CHRISTMAS Comes to Detroit's Fox Theatre, 12/7; Tickets on Sale 7/25
by BWW News Desk (Detroit)

(7/21/2014) - Mannheim Steamroller will present the best the holiday has to offer this season. Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis, a classic holiday tradition for many, returns to the Fox Theatre for one performance only on Sunday, December 7 at 7 p.m.; as part of the Fifth Third Bank Fox Theatre Series.


Berkshire Playwrights Lab to Present OUT OF ORBIT, 7/30Berkshire Playwrights Lab to Present OUT OF ORBIT, 7/30
by BWW News Desk (Boston)

(7/21/2014) - The Berkshire Playwrights Lab, continues its 2014 season of readings of innovative and exciting new plays with a presentation of Jennifer Maisel's Out of Orbit at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center (14 Castle Street, Great Barrington, MA) on July 30 at 7:30 p.m.


Redtwist Theatre to Open GEEZERS World Premiere, 7/26Redtwist Theatre to Open GEEZERS World Premiere, 7/26
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(7/21/2014) - Redtwist Theatre presents the World Premiere of GEEZERS by Tommy Lee Johnston, directed by Jan Ellen Graves. The show opens this Saturday, July 26, at 3pm (also press opening).


Ray LaMontagne to Continue AMP's 'Music at The Downs' Series; Aug-Sept 2014 Lineup AnnouncedRay LaMontagne to Continue AMP's 'Music at The Downs' Series; Aug-Sept 2014 Lineup Announced
by BWW News Desk (Albuquerque)

(7/21/2014) - July was an interesting month for AMP. The debut of the Music at The Downs series was a great success, with many new people discovering the fun of seeing an outdoor concert on the infield of the track. And you couldn't ask for a better show to start with than Michael Franti's groove-heavy Soulshine tour. AMP will be back again on August 5 with the next show in the series - Ray LaMontagne.


Edgar Winter Band and More Set for ROCK 'N' BLUES FEST - A TRIBUTE TO JOHNNY WINTER at the King Center, 8/13Edgar Winter Band and More Set for ROCK 'N' BLUES FEST - A TRIBUTE TO JOHNNY WINTER at the King Center, 8/13
by BWW News Desk (Music - Miami)

(7/21/2014) - 'ROCK 'N' BLUES FEST - A TRIBUTE TO JOHNNY WINTER' will feature the Edgar Winter Band, Vanilla Fudge, Peter Rivera, formerly of Rare Earth, and Savoy Brown's Kim Simmonds, in tribute to the late, great, legendary blues guitarist on Wednesday, August 13th at 8 pm.


The Vancouver International Tap Festival to Kick Off Aug 28The Vancouver International Tap Festival to Kick Off Aug 28
by BWW News Desk (Dance - Toronto)

(7/21/2014) - The curtain is raising on one of the world's finest dance festivals of its kind: The Vancouver International Tap Festival being held from August 28 to 31.


Raue Center For The Arts to Celebrate El Tovar Theater's 85th Birthday, 7/25Raue Center For The Arts to Celebrate El Tovar Theater's 85th Birthday, 7/25
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(7/21/2014) - Raue Center For The Arts announces the 85th birthday of the El Tovar Theater in historic downtown Crystal Lake. El Tovar theatre opened to the public on July 25, 1929 with showings of Alice White Broadway Babies and Edward Van and his celebrated orchestra performing A Night in Spain.


BWW Reviews: CAT IN THE HAT Has the Desired Effect at Children's Theatre CompanyBWW Reviews: CAT IN THE HAT Has the Desired Effect at Children's Theatre Company
by Kristen Hirsch Montag (Minneapolis)

(7/21/2014) - What better way to review a Children's Theatre Company show than to have a real mom and her little boy attend and tell us about the experience? This first-hand review by a first-time reviewer will charm you into attending one of the remaining performances as the show closes this Sunday, July 27.


Vickie Shaw Set for I'M NOT YOUR ROLE MODEL Gala Evening at LA LGBT Center, 8/9Vickie Shaw Set for I'M NOT YOUR ROLE MODEL Gala Evening at LA LGBT Center, 8/9
by Movies News Desk (Comedy - Los Angeles)

(7/21/2014) - The Los Angeles LGBT Center's Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center and StandOut Productions present a gala evening celebrating the world premiere of Vickie Shaw's brand new comedy film, I'm Not Your Role Model, directed by StandOut's Andrea Meyerson A 'comedy Q&A' featuring Ms. Shaw and her funniest friends, Roxana Ward and Lisa Koch, will follow the screening. The audience is then invited to an outdoor reception in the beautiful courtyard of the Center's The Village at Ed Gould Plaza. The party will take place on Saturday, August 9, starting at 8 p.m.


Try a Spam Pastry at Psycho Donuts to Celebrate City Lights Theater's SPAMALOT, Beg. 7/24Try a Spam Pastry at Psycho Donuts to Celebrate City Lights Theater's SPAMALOT, Beg. 7/24
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(7/21/2014) - A Spam donut? It's surprisingly tasty and even has some gourmet flair. South Bay diners will be able to see for themselves starting July 24.


BWW Interviews: I WISH YOU LOVE Actor Dennis Spears Talks the Mystique of Nat 'King' ColeBWW Interviews: I WISH YOU LOVE Actor Dennis Spears Talks the Mystique of Nat 'King' Cole
by Katricia Lang (Houston)

(7/21/2014) - For all his hard work and talent, Nat 'King' Cole was treated to segregated concert halls, burning crosses and slurs. We know what he did do. We know what he didn't do. We know Kimye's wedding menu. But we don't know Nat 'King' Cole. This is what I WISH YOU LOVE seeks. To push through the mystique of this enigmatic performer to discover the flesh and blood underneath. I had the privilege of speaking with actor Dennis Spears, Mr. Cole himself.


Electric Youth to Give Free Concerts in Franklin and Norfolk, 7/30-31Electric Youth to Give Free Concerts in Franklin and Norfolk, 7/30-31
by BWW News Desk (Music - Boston)

(7/21/2014) - Just back from a three-week concert tour of Austria and Italy, Electric Youth (EY) will perform free outdoor summer concerts on Wednesday, July 30, from 6-8 p.m. on Franklin Town Common and on Thursday, July 31 from 6:30-8 p.m. on Norfolk Town Hill.


Baby Crow Productions to Present ENTER YOUR SLEEP at FringeNYC, 8/21-24Baby Crow Productions to Present ENTER YOUR SLEEP at FringeNYC, 8/21-24
by BWW News Desk (New York City)

(7/21/2014) - ENTER YOUR SLEEP, a new play by Christina Quintana, will be presented by Baby Crow Productions August 21st through 24th at Teatro SEA at the Clemente as part of the New York International Fringe Festival (FringeNYC).


Old Crow Medicine Show to Perform Live at Mesa Arts Center, 9/14Old Crow Medicine Show to Perform Live at Mesa Arts Center, 9/14
by BWW News Desk (Mesa)

(7/21/2014) - Old Crow Medicine Show heads to the Ikeda Theater at Mesa Arts Center on September 14 at 7 p.m. in support of their latest studio album, Remedy. Tickets go on sale to Mesa Arts Center members on July 23 and to the general public at 10 a.m. July 25 at the Mesa Arts Center Box Office, mesaartscenter.com, or at 480-644-6500.


Jackie Evancho and the PARMA Orchestra Come to Portsmouth, 8/6Jackie Evancho and the PARMA Orchestra Come to Portsmouth, 8/6
by BWW News Desk (New Hampshire)

(7/21/2014) - The line up at The Music Hall continues to heat up this summer with America's Got Talent breakout star Jackie Evancho backed by the PARMA Orchestra.


BWW Reviews: Desert Stages Theatre's CABARET Lacks OomphBWW Reviews: Desert Stages Theatre's CABARET Lacks Oomph
by Herbert Paine (Tempe)

(7/21/2014) - The one good thing to be said about Desert Stages Theatre's production of Cabaret is Terry Gadaire. As the racy and suggestive Emcee of 1929 Berlin's Kit Kat Klub, he personifies the decadence and ultimately the pathos of a Germany descending through the gates of Hitlerian hell. Gadaire has been a consistently brilliant performer in Valley theatre, most recently delivering a tour de force reprise of his role as King Arthur in Fountain Hills Theater's Spamalot. Once again, he reveals his exemplary singing and acting chops.