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VIDEO: Kristen Bell Sings as Mary Poppins in New FUNNY OR DIE Parody!VIDEO: Kristen Bell Sings as Mary Poppins in New FUNNY OR DIE Parody!
Posted: Jul. 24, 2014


VIDEO: Watch Full Music Video of Disney Stars Performing FROZEN's 'Do You Want to Build a Snowman?'VIDEO: Watch Full Music Video of Disney Stars Performing FROZEN's 'Do You Want to Build a Snowman?'
Posted: Jul. 21, 2014


Fall PBS Specials Announced - Kristin Chenoweth, PORGY & BESS, SWEENEY TODD, Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett, CATS & More!Fall PBS Specials Announced - Kristin Chenoweth, PORGY & BESS, SWEENEY TODD, Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett, CATS & More!
Posted: Jul. 22, 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


John Kander, Bill T. Jones, BAM & More to Receive 2013 National Medals of ArtsJohn Kander, Bill T. Jones, BAM & More to Receive 2013 National Medals of Arts
Posted: Jul. 22, 2014


Jeremy Jordan and Anna Kendrick-Led THE LAST FIVE YEARS Movie to Be Featured at Toronto International Film Festival in September!Jeremy Jordan and Anna Kendrick-Led THE LAST FIVE YEARS Movie to Be Featured at Toronto International Film Festival in September!
Posted: Jul. 22, 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


Andrew Lloyd Webber Comments On Considering Committing Suicide Post-SurgeryAndrew Lloyd Webber Comments On Considering Committing Suicide Post-Surgery
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


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


BWW Recap: Did SYTYCD's Top-16 Episode Feature the Show's Sexiest Routine Ever? Updated & with PicturesBWW Recap: Did SYTYCD's Top-16 Episode Feature the Show's Sexiest Routine Ever? Updated & with Pictures
Posted: Jul. 24, 2014


Kristin Chenoweth Confirms Plans For New Christmas Album; Idina Menzel Duet?Kristin Chenoweth Confirms Plans For New Christmas Album; Idina Menzel Duet?
Posted: Jul. 21, 2014


Photo Flash: First Look at Jeremy Jordan, Laura Michelle Kelly and More in Broadway-Bound FINDING NEVERLAND at A.R.T.Photo Flash: First Look at Jeremy Jordan, Laura Michelle Kelly and More in Broadway-Bound FINDING NEVERLAND at A.R.T.
Posted: Jul. 24, 2014


Sneak Peek Of Jeremy Jordan Onstage In FINDING NEVERLANDSneak Peek Of Jeremy Jordan Onstage In FINDING NEVERLAND
Posted: Jul. 23, 2014


Behind The Scenes Of FINDING NEVERLAND SitzprobeBehind The Scenes Of FINDING NEVERLAND Sitzprobe
Posted: Jul. 20, 2014


BWW TV: PIPPIN Company Flies High at BROADWAY IN BRYANT PARKBWW TV: PIPPIN Company Flies High at BROADWAY IN BRYANT PARK
Posted: Jul. 19, 2014


Breaking News: BULLETS OVER BROADWAY Sets August Closing DateBreaking News: BULLETS OVER BROADWAY Sets August Closing Date
Posted: Jul. 22, 2014


Just In From the Musicians Union: Met Opera General Manager Peter Gelb Threatens Lockout and Cancellation of SeasonJust In From the Musicians Union: Met Opera General Manager Peter Gelb Threatens Lockout and Cancellation of Season
Posted: Jul. 23, 2014


VIDEO: Look Out Idina & Kristin! YouTubers Present All-Male Medley of WICKED SongsVIDEO: Look Out Idina & Kristin! YouTubers Present All-Male Medley of WICKED Songs
Posted: Jul. 22, 2014


Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, 7/19- ROCKY Prepares for Closing, BULLETS Celebrates Zach Braff's Movie Release, and More!Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, 7/19- ROCKY Prepares for Closing, BULLETS Celebrates Zach Braff's Movie Release, and More!
Posted: Jul. 19, 2014


Cygnet Theatre and Playwrights Project to Present Third Annual New Play Festival, 11/7-9Cygnet Theatre and Playwrights Project to Present Third Annual New Play Festival, 11/7-9
by BWW News Desk (San Diego)

(7/25/2014) - Cygnet Theatre, in collaboration with Playwrights Project, is proud to present the third annual Playwrights in Process: New Play Festival. Cygnet Theatre has long been committed to celebrating human stories through the medium of live theatre. Playwrights in Process will present four readings of new plays by selected Southern California playwrights. The four winning plays were selected from more than 160 submissions - more than triple the number from last year - with three of the playwrights coming from the San Diego region.


CorePower Yoga Opens in San Jose TodayCorePower Yoga Opens in San Jose Today
by BWW News Desk (Fitness)

(7/25/2014) - SAN JOSE, CA - Denver-based yoga company CorePower Yoga will open its first studio in San Jose on Friday, July 25 and its second San Jose studio on Friday, August 1st. This marks the 100th and 102nd studio openings nationwide for CorePower Yoga. (CorePower Yoga's 101st studio, Mockingbird, will open in Dallas, Texas on August 1st.)


NYC Parks Opens New $1.25M Amusement Park-Themed Playground in RockawayNYC Parks Opens New $1.25M Amusement Park-Themed Playground in Rockaway
by BWW News Desk (Brooklyn)

(7/25/2014) - Queens Parks Commissioner Dorothy Lewandowski today joined State Senator James Sanders Jr., Council Member Donovan Richards, children from the Sorrentino Recreation Center and members of the Rockaway community to open the reconstructed Beach Channel Playground.


KARL DENSON'S TINY UNIVERSE to Play Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas, 10/17-18; Tickets on Sale NowKARL DENSON'S TINY UNIVERSE to Play Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas, 10/17-18; Tickets on Sale Now
by BWW News Desk (Las Vegas)

(7/25/2014) - Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas is thrilled to announce KARL DENSON'S TINY UNIVERSE, set for Friday, October 17 and Saturday, October 18, 2014. Doors 11:30 PM; Show 12:45 AM. Tickets are on sale now!


Broken Box Mime to Premiere TOPOGRAPHY at The Wild Project, 9/25Broken Box Mime to Premiere TOPOGRAPHY at The Wild Project, 9/25
by BWW News Desk (Off-Off-Broadway)

(7/25/2014) - Outstanding Ensemble nominee at the 2014 New York Innovative Theatre Awards, Broken Box Mime Theater (BKBX) presents the World premiere of TOPOGRAPHY. Directed by Becky Baumwoll and the Company, previews begin September 25 at The Wild Project. Opening night is slated for Monday, September 29.


AMERINDA's New Stage Adaptation of POWWOW HIGHWAY to Begin Previews 10/10 at HEREAMERINDA's New Stage Adaptation of POWWOW HIGHWAY to Begin Previews 10/10 at HERE
by BWW News Desk (Off-Off-Broadway)

(7/25/2014) - American Indian Artists Inc. (AMERINDA) will present the World Premiere of POWWOW HIGHWAY, a stage adaptation of David Seals novel turned cult classic film by William S. Yellow Robe, Jr. Directed by Madeline Sayet, previews begin October 10 at HERE. Opening night is slated for Thursday, October 16.


THE ADDAMS FAMILY to Tread the Boards at Theatre Memphis, 8/22-9/14THE ADDAMS FAMILY to Tread the Boards at Theatre Memphis, 8/22-9/14
by BWW News Desk (Memphis)

(7/25/2014) - The Addams Family, the musical comedy based on the beloved Addams family cartoons created by Charles Addams, comes to life August 22, 2014 and runs through September 14, 2014 on the Lohrey Stage at Theatre Memphis. The frightfully funny and comically macabre show opens the 2014 -15 season for Theatre Memphis and features well known characters such as Gomez, Morticia, Wednesday, Pugsley, Uncle Fester, Lurch and Grandma. Director Cecelia Wingate returns to Theatre Memphis at the helm of the production having directed last season's Theatre Memphis hit, Young Frankenstein. She is supported by musical director Jeffrey Brewer and Choreographer Jay Rapp.


CCT to Stage Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID JR. with 150 Student Actors, 8/1-10CCT to Stage Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID JR. with 150 Student Actors, 8/1-10
by BWW News Desk (South Carolina)

(7/25/2014) - Grab your fins and snorkels, and head "Under the Sea" as Columbia Children's Theatre's (CCT) YouTheatre presents Disney's The Little Mermaid Jr. August 1st - 10th with shows Fridays at 7:00 pm, Saturdays at 11:00 am and 3:00 pm, and Sundays at 3:00 pm.


Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jul. 25Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jul. 25
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(7/25/2014) - Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from Friday, July 25, 2014.


Texas Singer Maddie Baillio Wins Michael Feinstein's 2014 Great American Songbook CompetitionTexas Singer Maddie Baillio Wins Michael Feinstein's 2014 Great American Songbook Competition
by BWW News Desk

(7/25/2014) - Maddie Baillio is the 2014 winner of the Great American Songbook Vocal Academy and Competition. The 18-year-old is from League City, TX. During the finals concert tonight, July 25, she sang two American standards: "Misty," and "Murder, He Says."


Patti LuPone Remembers Elaine Stritch in TIME Magazine Piece - 'I've Seen Greatness'Patti LuPone Remembers Elaine Stritch in TIME Magazine Piece - 'I've Seen Greatness'
by BWW News Desk

(7/25/2014) - Following the passing of stage legend Elaine Stritch last week on July 17, TIME Magazine published a remembrance piece by Patti LuPone.


BWW Reviews: Farcical BOEING BOEING Soars at Hendersonville's Playhouse DowntownBWW Reviews: Farcical BOEING BOEING Soars at Hendersonville's Playhouse Downtown
by Paul Hyde (South Carolina)

(7/25/2014) - For a witty summertime romp, it's hard to beat the Playhouse Downtown's production of "Boeing Boeing" in Hendersonville, North Carolina.


BWW Reviews: Intelligent Laughter at Hub Theatre's COMPLETE WORKS OF SHAKESPEARE [ABRIDGED]BWW Reviews: Intelligent Laughter at Hub Theatre's COMPLETE WORKS OF SHAKESPEARE [ABRIDGED]
by Alex Lonati (Boston)

(7/25/2014) - The Hub Theatre Company of Boston is presenting The Complete Works of Shakespeare [Abridged], a hilarious, highly physical, wacky portrayal of all of the Bard's plays originally conceived by Adam Long, Daniel Singer, and Jess Winfield.


BWW Reviews: Texas Reps Southern Invites a Grand Ole' Time with PUMP BOYS AND DINETTESBWW Reviews: Texas Reps Southern Invites a Grand Ole' Time with PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES
by Nyderah Williams (Houston)

(7/25/2014) - This summer the Texas Repertory Theatre Company serves up a slice of apple pie and southern charm with PUMP BOYS AND THE DINETTES. Prior to the show, I wasn't really sure what to expect. It certainly sounded like something that had country charm splattered all over it. Turns out, I wasn't too far off. Being born and bred in Texas along with an affinity for diners this was a great treat.


INCREDIBLE INDIA, CINDERELLA IN SPAIN, THE INTERGALACTIC NEMESIS and More Set for Miller Outdoor Theatre's Sept 2014 LineupINCREDIBLE INDIA, CINDERELLA IN SPAIN, THE INTERGALACTIC NEMESIS and More Set for Miller Outdoor Theatre's Sept 2014 Lineup
by BWW News Desk (Houston)

(7/25/2014) - There's something for everyone on stage at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Hermann Park. From daytime programs especially for young children to family friendly evening performances of music, dance, theatre and more, this is Houston's best entertainment value.


Single Tickets for The Center for the Performing Arts' 2014-15 Go on Sale 7/28Single Tickets for The Center for the Performing Arts' 2014-15 Go on Sale 7/28
by BWW News Desk (Indianapolis)

(7/25/2014) - Single tickets for the 2014-15 season at the Center for the Performing Arts -- home of the Palladium, the Tarkington Theater, and Studio Theater -- are available for purchase on Monday, July 28. Starting at 6 a.m. Monday, single tickets are available for purchase online at www.TheCenterPresents.org. At 8 a.m. tickets are on sale at the Palladium box office (Third Avenue SW & City Center Drive). At 10 a.m. phone sales begin at 317-843-3800.


WHAT THE BUTLER SAW to Open 8/1 at Theater at MonmouthWHAT THE BUTLER SAW to Open 8/1 at Theater at Monmouth
by BWW News Desk (Maine)

(7/25/2014) - Joe Orton's frenetic farce, What the Butler Saw, opens at Theater at Monmouth on Friday, August 1 at 7:30 p.m. The perfect blend of Oscar Wilde's wit, Monty Python's physical comedy, and Benny Hill's lewdness, What the Butler Saw bursts with mistaken identities, catastrophic complications, and rapid-fire dialogue. Orton's ribald examination of societal attitudes toward sexuality is a rampaging celebration of licentiousness and free-will.


Four Festive Holiday Shows Make Their Way to Segerstrom Center This WinterFour Festive Holiday Shows Make Their Way to Segerstrom Center This Winter
by BWW News Desk (Costa Mesa)

(7/25/2014) - Even with its 'endless summer' weather, Orange County certainly embraces the spirit of the holidays. This year, audiences can look forward to four unique and fun-filled seasonal shows at Segerstrom Center for the Arts. The holiday concert season at the Center kicks off with beloved American singer/songwriter Judy Collins in her show, Holidays and Hits (December 6) performing an array of holiday classics as well as her inspiring interpretations of folk standards. This is followed by the whimsical and critically acclaimed show DR. SEUSS' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! THE MUSICAL (December 10 - 14). The enchanting and ever popular Celtic Woman returns with the spirited show Home for Christmas - The Symphony Tour (December 15), and, finally, the popular Fiesta Navidad with Mariachi Los Camperos de Nati Cano (December 23) rounds out the holiday programming with an evening of traditional Mexican songs and dance.


Stepinac Graduate Receives WBT's 2014 Bob Fitzsimmons Arts ScholarshipStepinac Graduate Receives WBT's 2014 Bob Fitzsimmons Arts Scholarship
by BWW News Desk (Rockland / Westchester)

(7/25/2014) - This year's recipient of Westchester Broadway Theatre's Bob Fitzsimmons Scholarship is Christopher Guzman, a 2014 graduate of Archbishop Stepinac High School in White Plains, NY.


Peggy King to Make First LA Appearance in Over 30 Years at the Catalina Jazz Club, 7/27Peggy King to Make First LA Appearance in Over 30 Years at the Catalina Jazz Club, 7/27
by BWW News Desk (Music - Los Angeles)

(7/25/2014) - Peggy King, one of the most popular TV and recording stars of the 1950's, will make her first Los Angeles appearance in more than 30 years on Sunday, July 27 at 7:30 PM at the Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood. Joining her will be acclaimed pianist, harpist and vocalist Corky Hale, leading an all-star quartet including Lymon Medeiros on bass, Jack LeCompte on drums and John Chiodini on guitar.


American Candy and Playhouse Creatures to Host Blood Drive at The Actors Fund Arts Center, 8/4American Candy and Playhouse Creatures to Host Blood Drive at The Actors Fund Arts Center, 8/4
by BWW News Desk (Brooklyn)

(7/25/2014) - Monday August 4th, American Candy, Brooklyn's hottest Comedy group, and Playhouse Creatures Theatre will host a daylong blood drive at The Actors Fund Arts Center in Brooklyn.


The Barn Theatre to Present HAIR, 8/5-17The Barn Theatre to Present HAIR, 8/5-17
by BWW News Desk (Detroit)

(7/25/2014) - The Barn Theatre presents HAIR, the first and most famous of rock musicals, with music by Galt MacDermot and book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado.


Chris Noth and Fritz Weaver Join LINCOLN'S FAVORITE SHAKESPEARE Benefit Performance in MAChris Noth and Fritz Weaver Join LINCOLN'S FAVORITE SHAKESPEARE Benefit Performance in MA
by BWW News Desk (Boston)

(7/25/2014) - Acclaimed actors Chris Noth and Fritz Weaver join the cast of Lincoln's Favorite Shakespeare with John Douglas Thompson and Kathleen Chalfant. On August 14 at 4pm at the Fitzpatrick Main Stage, this noted quartet of actors are donating their performances to the event and will present scenes and soliloquies known and loved by Abraham Lincoln from the canon of Shakespeare with a reception immediately following at Chesterwood.


San Diego Musical Theatre Moves to New Home at Spreckels; Sets 2015 Season With WEST SIDE STORY and MoreSan Diego Musical Theatre Moves to New Home at Spreckels; Sets 2015 Season With WEST SIDE STORY and More
by BWW News Desk (San Diego)

(7/25/2014) - San Diego Musical Theatre's 2015 Season brings your favorite movies to the stage at its new home at the Historic Spreckels Theatre, on Broadway, in downtown San Diego. Scroll down for details!


VIDEO: The O'Neill Center Takes Center Stage on CBS SUNDAY MORNINGVIDEO: The O'Neill Center Takes Center Stage on CBS SUNDAY MORNING
by TV News Desk

(7/25/2014) - Last Sunday, July 20, the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center was featured on CBS Sunday Morning. Actor Michael Douglas spoke about his time at the O'Neill and its lasting legacy as a launchpad of the American theater. Watch the full segment below!


New Opera Based on George S. Kaufman's DINNER AT EIGHT Set for St. Paul in 2016New Opera Based on George S. Kaufman's DINNER AT EIGHT Set for St. Paul in 2016
by BWW News Desk

(7/25/2014) - Last month, the Minnesota Opera announced its commission of Dinner at Eight, a new comic opera by composer William Bolcom and librettist Mark Campbell, based on the play by George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber. Minnesota Opera will give the world premiere during its 2016-2017 season at Ordway Center in Saint Paul, Minnesota.


STAGE TUBE: Idina Menzel Sings 'Some Other Me' and 'You Learn to Live Without' from IF/THEN!STAGE TUBE: Idina Menzel Sings 'Some Other Me' and 'You Learn to Live Without' from IF/THEN!
by Stage Tube

(7/25/2014) - Idina Menzel recently stopped by WNYC's Soundcheck to talk about playing 'Liz' and 'Beth' in the new musical IF/THEN, then performed selections from the show alongside composer Tom Kitt in the studio. Watch her sing 'Some Other Me' and 'You Learn to Live Without' below!


Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of Broadway's THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIMEPhoto Coverage: Meet the Company of Broadway's THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME
by Walter McBride

(7/25/2014) - THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME will begin performances on Wednesday, September 10 and officially open on Sunday, October 5 at the Barrymore Theatre on Broadway (243 West 47th Street). The company met the press today, and BroadwayWorld has photos of the whole team below!


Patrick Wilson, Matt Gerald, and Kevin Weisman Depart Marvel's ANT MANPatrick Wilson, Matt Gerald, and Kevin Weisman Depart Marvel's ANT MAN
by Movies News Desk

(7/25/2014) - According to Deadline.com, Patrick Wilson (All My Sons), Matt Gerald, and Kevin Weisman have departed Marvel's 2015 film Ant Man. This of course means that none of them will be part of Marvel's upcoming Comic-Con presentation.


Photo Flash: First Look at ACT San Diego's ANNIE JR.Photo Flash: First Look at ACT San Diego's ANNIE JR.
by BWW News Desk (San Diego)

(7/25/2014) - Leapin Lizards! Actors Conservatory Theatre San Diego (ACT San Diego) presents ANNIE JR., now through July 27 at the Lyceum Theatre, 79 Horton Plaza, San Diego. The show is Directed by Bernard Baldan, with Musical Direction by Tim McKnight, Choreography by Athena Espinoza and Stage Management by Mandy Wirt. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the company in action below!




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