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Breaking News: NBC Sets THE WIZ as 2015 Live Musical; Broadway Revival in the Works!Breaking News: NBC Sets THE WIZ as 2015 Live Musical; Broadway Revival in the Works!
Posted: Mar. 30, 2015


VIDEO: Watch Sean Hayes & Husband Scott Icenogle Lip Sync to Jennifer Hudson's 'Trouble'!VIDEO: Watch Sean Hayes & Husband Scott Icenogle Lip Sync to Jennifer Hudson's 'Trouble'!
Posted: Mar. 27, 2015


Breaking News: HBO Cancels LOOKING Led by Jonathan Groff; Movie Next!Breaking News: HBO Cancels LOOKING Led by Jonathan Groff; Movie Next!
Posted: Mar. 25, 2015


BWW TV Exclusive: Laura Benanti & Christopher Fitzgerald Get Down and Dirty as Liesl & Rolf? Watch '16 Going on 17' from MISCAST!BWW TV Exclusive: Laura Benanti & Christopher Fitzgerald Get Down and Dirty as Liesl & Rolf? Watch '16 Going on 17' from MISCAST!
Posted: Mar. 31, 2015


Lady Gaga to Sing From Sondheim's Newest at the TonysLady Gaga to Sing From Sondheim's Newest at the Tonys
Posted: Apr. 1, 2015


Idina Menzel Announces 2015 WORLD TOUR Dates!Idina Menzel Announces 2015 WORLD TOUR Dates!
Posted: Mar. 27, 2015


BWW Exclusive: Richard Jay-Alexander Remembers Polly Bergen with Memories & Never Before Seen Personal PhotosBWW Exclusive: Richard Jay-Alexander Remembers Polly Bergen with Memories & Never Before Seen Personal Photos
Posted: Mar. 26, 2015


Breaking News: Audra McDonald in Talks to Join Live-Action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Movie!Breaking News: Audra McDonald in Talks to Join Live-Action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Movie!
Posted: Mar. 27, 2015


Jeremy Jordan Stops The Show With 'Don't Rain On My Parade' At MISCAST 2015Jeremy Jordan Stops The Show With 'Don't Rain On My Parade' At MISCAST 2015
Posted: Mar. 31, 2015


ALLEGIANCE on Broadway Starring George Takei and Lea Salonga To Hold Open Call Auditions In TorontoALLEGIANCE on Broadway Starring George Takei and Lea Salonga To Hold Open Call Auditions In Toronto
Posted: Mar. 27, 2015


Tale As Old As Time- BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Movie Company Takes Shape; Meet the Cast!Tale As Old As Time- BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Movie Company Takes Shape; Meet the Cast!
Posted: Mar. 30, 2015


STAGE TUBE: Lin-Manuel Miranda Gives Jonathan Groff a Belated Birthday PresentSTAGE TUBE: Lin-Manuel Miranda Gives Jonathan Groff a Belated Birthday Present
Posted: Mar. 27, 2015


Craig Zadan Offers Update On Next NBC Live Musical: 'One Will Be Coming For The Holidays'; Announcement Monday?Craig Zadan Offers Update On Next NBC Live Musical: 'One Will Be Coming For The Holidays'; Announcement Monday?
Posted: Mar. 29, 2015


Breaking: HONEYMOON IN VEGAS to Close on BroadwayBreaking: HONEYMOON IN VEGAS to Close on Broadway
Posted: Mar. 31, 2015


SOUND OFF Special Edition: 10 Fabulous Features Of The Upcoming SMASH/BOMBSHELL ReunionSOUND OFF Special Edition: 10 Fabulous Features Of The Upcoming SMASH/BOMBSHELL Reunion
Posted: Mar. 25, 2015


INTO THE WOODS Becomes #5 Highest Grossing Movie Musical & Earns Nearly $200 Million Worldwide So FarINTO THE WOODS Becomes #5 Highest Grossing Movie Musical & Earns Nearly $200 Million Worldwide So Far
Posted: Mar. 28, 2015


Rialto Chatter Exclusive: BAT OUT OF HELL Musical Aiming for 2016 Premiere; Rundgren Joins Team?Rialto Chatter Exclusive: BAT OUT OF HELL Musical Aiming for 2016 Premiere; Rundgren Joins Team?
Posted: Mar. 27, 2015


BWW TV Exclusive: BREAKING DOWN THE RIFFS w/ Natalie Weiss- Back in the Habit!BWW TV Exclusive: BREAKING DOWN THE RIFFS w/ Natalie Weiss- Back in the Habit!
Posted: Mar. 30, 2015


VIDEO: Patricia Arquette & Chris Pine Act Out 'Young & the Restless' Scene on CORDENVIDEO: Patricia Arquette & Chris Pine Act Out 'Young & the Restless' Scene on CORDEN
Posted: Mar. 25, 2015


VIDEO: Josh Gad Explains Why He's Competing with 'Big Hero 6' on LETTERMANVIDEO: Josh Gad Explains Why He's Competing with 'Big Hero 6' on LETTERMAN
by TV News Desk

(4/1/2015) - Josh Gad stopped by last night's LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN and revealed that despite all his hard work giving life to 'Olaf' in the hit animated film 'Frozen,' his daughter is much more impressed with Big Hero 6.


NY Public Library's Archives Unit Specialist Diana Bertolini on the Dodger Costume BiblesNY Public Library's Archives Unit Specialist Diana Bertolini on the Dodger Costume Bibles
by NYPL for the Performing Arts

(4/1/2015) - BroadwayWorld.com continues our exclusive content series, in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, which delves into the library's unparalleled archives, and resources. Below, check out a piece by Evan Leslie, Artistic Producer for The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts on Sarafina:


THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA National Tour Breaks Records at the Fabulous FoxTHE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA National Tour Breaks Records at the Fabulous Fox
by BWW News Desk (St. Louis)

(4/1/2015) - Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA broke the two-week 16 performance box office record at the Fabulous Fox Theater in St. Louis, MO, grossing $4,527,831 for the March 3-15, 2015 engagement. PHANTOM further cemented its place as the all-time box office leader at the Fabulous Fox with 241 performances over 7 engagements drawing 815,000 attendees and generating more than $40 million in box office receipts since the title's 1993 St. Louis premiere.


Thinking Cap Theatre to Present VITA & VIRGINIA at The Vanguard, 4/16-5/3Thinking Cap Theatre to Present VITA & VIRGINIA at The Vanguard, 4/16-5/3
by Carol Kassie (Fort Lauderdale)

(4/1/2015) - Patsy Cline and Louise Seger might be thought by some to be a hard act to follow. But Nicole Stodard, Thinking Cap Theatre's producing artistic director has found two women whom she knows can more than fill the bill. The fascinating relationship between Virginia Woolf and Vita Sackville-West will be examined in Eileen Atkins' Vita & Virginia which will run at The Vanguard, Broward County's newest performing arts space, from April 17th through May 3rd.


BWW Reviews: GOD'S EAR: Cries and WhispersBWW Reviews: GOD'S EAR: Cries and Whispers
by Nancy Grossman (Boston)

(4/1/2015) - Actors' Shakespeare Project takes a break from the Bard to stage the first Boston area production of Jenny Schwartz's linguistically-rich play GOD'S EAR. Thomas Derrah directs and draws authentic, heartbreaking performances from Tamara Hickey and Gabriel Kuttner as a married couple grieving the tragic loss of their son. Humor and hope rise to the surface from the depths of their suffering.


Greenwich Theatre to Host Election Special, 6 MayGreenwich Theatre to Host Election Special, 6 May
by BWW News Desk (UK Regional)

(4/1/2015) - Poems old and new about voting and democracy will feature in a special lunchtime performance at Greenwich Theatre on Wednesday, May 6, the day before the general election.


VIDEO: Watch Neil Patrick Harris' 'Shocking' Final Appearance on LETTERMANVIDEO: Watch Neil Patrick Harris' 'Shocking' Final Appearance on LETTERMAN
by TV News Desk

(4/1/2015) - Neil Patrick Harris made his 17th and final appearance on CBS's LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN earlier thiw week. Watch his 'shocking' appearance below!


The Battlegrounds Adds New ObstaclesThe Battlegrounds Adds New Obstacles
by BWW News Desk (Fitness)

(4/1/2015) - The Battlegrounds, St. Louis' largest permanent mud run obstacle course, recently added four new obstacles to its race. The challenges are designed to test the strength and skill of its runners.


ASO to Present CLASSIC SOUL, 4/17-18ASO to Present CLASSIC SOUL, 4/17-18
by BWW News Desk (Classical - Atlanta)

(4/1/2015) - Principal Pops Conductor Michael Krajewski will lead the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO) in 'Classic Soul'-part of the Orchestra's POPS! Series-on Friday April 17, 2015, at 8:00 p.m., and Saturday, April 18, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. in Atlanta Symphony Hall at the Woodruff Arts Center.


Penobscot Theatre Company Offers Camp for Students This MonthPenobscot Theatre Company Offers Camp for Students This Month
by BWW News Desk (Maine)

(4/1/2015) - Registration is open for Penobscot Theatre Company's next School Vacation Camp for students aged 4-14: Monday, April 20, through Friday, April 24. Each day, highly energetic expert teaching artists will lead participants in various themed dramatic activities that culminate in a short demonstration for their families.


MAMMA MIA! to Celebrate 16th Anniversary in the West End This MonthMAMMA MIA! to Celebrate 16th Anniversary in the West End This Month
by BWW News Desk (UK / West End)

(4/1/2015) - The global smash hit musical MAMMA MIA! at London's Novello Theatre celebrates its 16th birthday in London on Monday 6 April. From West End to global phenomenon, MAMMA MIA! is Judy Craymer's ingenious vision of staging the story-telling magic of ABBA's timeless songs with an enchanting tale of family and friendship unfolding on a Greek island paradise. To date, it has been seen by more than 54 million people in 49 productions in 16 different languages grossing more than $2 billion at the box office.


Photo Flash Exclusive: New Look at Danielle Hope & More in THE SOUND OF MUSIC UK TourPhoto Flash Exclusive: New Look at Danielle Hope & More in THE SOUND OF MUSIC UK Tour
by Roy Tan (UK / West End)

(4/1/2015) - Now on tour with Danielle Hope and Steven Houghton, is one of the greatest musicals of all time- The Sound of Music. This new production of the classic stage musical coincides with the 50th Anniversary of the film version, the best loved and most successful movie musical in history. Check out exclusive new photos of the cast below!


Jillian Michaels' BODYSHRED Comes to Lifetime Destinations NationwideJillian Michaels' BODYSHRED Comes to Lifetime Destinations Nationwide
by BWW News Desk (Fitness)

(4/1/2015) - Adding to its expansive list of more than 60 group fitness class offerings, Life Time - The Healthy Way of Life CompanySM (NYSE: LTM) today announced the addition of Jillian Michaels BODYSHRED to its Group Fitness Featured Format lineup. As a Feature Format, Jillian Michaels BODYSHRED class will debut in multiple clubs starting in April and roll out to all of Life Time's 32 markets throughout 2015.


Chef Spotlight: Executive Chef THOMAS SCHOBORG of Rooney's Oceanfront Restaurant in Long Branch NJChef Spotlight: Executive Chef THOMAS SCHOBORG of Rooney's Oceanfront Restaurant in Long Branch NJ
by Marina Kennedy (Food + Wine)

(4/1/2015) - Executive Chef Thomas Schoborg of Rooney's Oceanfront Restaurant in Long Branch, New Jersey is in our 'Chef Spotlight.'


City of London Festival Announces Schedule of Events, June 22City of London Festival Announces Schedule of Events, June 22
by BWW News Desk (UK / West End)

(4/1/2015) - City of London Festival returns this summer to animate the Square Mile in new and exciting ways. Festival-goers can take a Wren Church Marathon challenge with morn-to-midnight choral performances; learn How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying from a 1960's musical featuring Nick Hewer and a chorus of office choirs; serenade City workers with a street guitar; debate Justice, Money and Power in the Old Bailey; and enjoy the finest classical music, jazz and comedy in a dazzling array of extraordinary venues, many of them not normally open to the public.


BWW Interviews: Matthew Gardiner Talks SIMPLY SONDHEIM and Sondheim's Relationship with Signature TheatreBWW Interviews: Matthew Gardiner Talks SIMPLY SONDHEIM and Sondheim's Relationship with Signature Theatre
by Benjamin Tomchik (Washington, DC)

(4/1/2015) - Matthew Gardiner speaks with DC BroadwayWorld about Simply Sondheim, the composer's special relationship with Signature, what audiences can expect from this new revue and some of his favorite Sondheim moments.


BWW Reviews: A CHORUS LINE at Broadway Training CenterBWW Reviews: A CHORUS LINE at Broadway Training Center
by Kathryn Kitt (Rockland / Westchester)

(4/1/2015) - This weekend, I experienced "A Chorus Line," anew. Presented by the Broadway Training Center at the Irvington Town Hall with a cast comprised of Middle and High school students.


Photo Flash: West End's CURIOUS INCIDENT Celebrates Onesie Wednesday in Support of AutismPhoto Flash: West End's CURIOUS INCIDENT Celebrates Onesie Wednesday in Support of Autism
by BWW News Desk (UK / West End)

(4/1/2015) - The cast of the National Theatre's multi-award winning production of The Curious Incident of Dog in the Night-Time at the Gielgud Theatre have worn onesies in support of Onesie Wednesday today (1 April), part of World Autism Awareness Week 2015, organised by the National Autistic Society to encourage everyone to wear their onesies or pyjamas to work in order to stand out for autism. Check out some photos of them in their bedwear below!


BWW Reviews: THE RAIL HOUSE 1449 in Rahway New Jersey for an Exquisite Dining ExperienceBWW Reviews: THE RAIL HOUSE 1449 in Rahway New Jersey for an Exquisite Dining Experience
by Patrick Kennedy (Food + Wine)

(4/1/2015) - Visit The Rail House 1449 in the heart of Rahway, New Jersey's vibrant Arts District for an exquisite dining experience.


Photo Flash: First Look at ENO's SWEENEY TODD's Opening Night, with Bryn Terfel & Emma ThompsonPhoto Flash: First Look at ENO's SWEENEY TODD's Opening Night, with Bryn Terfel & Emma Thompson
by BWW News Desk (UK / West End)

(4/1/2015) - Bryn Terfel and Emma Thompson lead the cast as Sweeney Todd and Mrs. Lovett in Lonny Price's production of Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler's Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, A Musical Thriller at the London Coliseum. Joining them are Matthew Seadon-Young as Anthony Hope, Katie Hall as Johanna Barker, Philip Quast as Judge Turpin, Jack North as Tobias Ragg, Alex Gaumond as Beadle Bamford, Rosalie Craig as Beggar Woman and John Owen-Jones as Pirelli.


CONNECTIONS Annaul Festival Coming to The Marlowe Studio, CanterburyCONNECTIONS Annaul Festival Coming to The Marlowe Studio, Canterbury
by BWW News Desk (UK Regional)

(4/1/2015) - CONNECTIONS, the National Theatre's annual festival of new plays for youth theatres and schools, comes to Canterbury later this month (April).


PlayPenn Sets Works for Annual New Play Development ConferencePlayPenn Sets Works for Annual New Play Development Conference
by BWW News Desk (Philadelphia)

(4/1/2015) - (Philadelphia, PA) PlayPenn, Philadelphia's nationally recognized professional new play development organization, will hold its 11th annual New Play Development Conference from July 7 - July 26, 2015 at Drexel University in Philadelphia. The Conference, including three weeks of intensive work on six works-in-progress, will offer staged readings open to the public. The six selected plays and playwrights are:


Kenny Leon to Direct Play Reading Benefiting NYC After-School Theater ProgramsKenny Leon to Direct Play Reading Benefiting NYC After-School Theater Programs
by BWW News Desk

(4/1/2015) - Opening Act, an innovative nonprofit that provides free after-school theater programming to New York City's most under-served public high schools, today announced that Tony Award-winning director Kenny Leon (A Raisin in the Sun) will helm Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage's Fabulation, or The Re-Education of Undine for Opening Act's 9th Annual Benefit Play Reading at New World Stages on April 21st, 2015. Tickets are available to the public via www.telecharge.com - 1 800-447-7400.


Rehearsals Now Underway for Menier Chocolate Factory's COMMUNICATING DOORSRehearsals Now Underway for Menier Chocolate Factory's COMMUNICATING DOORS
by BWW News Desk (UK / West End)

(4/1/2015) - Rehearsals began this week for the first London revival of Alan Ayckbourn's comedy thriller Communicating Doors.


Idle Muse Theatre Company's 10th Season to Feature THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLE, THE WOMAN WHO AMUSES HERSELF & MoreIdle Muse Theatre Company's 10th Season to Feature THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLE, THE WOMAN WHO AMUSES HERSELF & More
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(4/1/2015) - Idle Muse Theatre Company announces its tenth season which features plays exploring the thin line between truth and fantasy.


Upcoming Theater Book Releases for April 2015Upcoming Theater Book Releases for April 2015
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(4/1/2015) - Check out the latest in upcoming releases of Broadway and theatre Books and DVDs for April 2015.


Upcoming CD Releases for April 2015Upcoming CD Releases for April 2015
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(4/1/2015) - Check out the latest in upcoming releases of Broadway and theatre related CDs for April, 2015.


Stephen Robertson Named New Board Chair of Shoreditch Town HallStephen Robertson Named New Board Chair of Shoreditch Town Hall
by BWW News Desk (UK Regional)

(4/1/2015) - Shoreditch Town Hall today announces the appointment of Stephen Robertson as Chair of Trustees. Robertson takes over the role with immediate effect.


University of North Georgia to Host Southeastern Film FestivalUniversity of North Georgia to Host Southeastern Film Festival
by Movies News Desk (Atlanta)

(4/1/2015) - The Southeastern Film Festival (SEFF), sponsored by the University of North Georgia (UNG), will bring 80 films to Dahlonega, Georgia, April 10-12 in a free event to recognize international and American independent cinema.


TheatreZone Sets 11th Season: INTO THE WOODS, XANADU & MoreTheatreZone Sets 11th Season: INTO THE WOODS, XANADU & More
by BWW News Desk (Ft. Myers/Naples)

(4/1/2015) - TheatreZone founder and artistic director Mark Danni today unveiled his musical selections for the non-profit Equity professional theatre group's 11th consecutive season opening with legendary composer Marvin Hamlisch's final Broadway show Sweet Smell of Success on January 7, 2016 closely followed by The Boy From Oz in February, Stephen Sondheim's Into The Woods in March and concluding with the tap dancing comedic gem Dames at Sea in May.


STAGE TUBE: New Trailer for THE KING'S SPEECH UK TourSTAGE TUBE: New Trailer for THE KING'S SPEECH UK Tour
by Stage Tube (UK / West End)

(4/1/2015) - Starring Jason Donovan as Australian speech therapist Lionel Logue in a powerful dramatic role, and supported by a fine acting company under the direction of The REP's Artistic Director Roxana Silbert, The King's Speech opened earlier this year at Chichester Festival Theatre ahead of launching its UK Tour. Check out a new trailer below!


Photo Flash: First Look at Star of the Day's GYPSY at McCoole'sPhoto Flash: First Look at Star of the Day's GYPSY at McCoole's
by BWW News Desk (Philadelphia)

(4/1/2015) - Broadway finds Main Street! Star of the Day launches an all-new 2015 Broadway Musical Series at McCoole's Arts & Events Place beginning with the popular Gypsy.


Hampstead Theatre Invests in New WritingHampstead Theatre Invests in New Writing
by BWW News Desk (UK Regional)

(4/1/2015) - Edward Hall, Artistic Director of Hampstead Theatre and Executive Producer Greg Ripley-Duggan are delighted to announce the launch of a new initiative to invest a million pounds in the commissioning of new plays. One half of the money is already raised, and commissioning has begun.


Young Everyman Playhouse to Bring Back UNTIL THEY KICK US OUTYoung Everyman Playhouse to Bring Back UNTIL THEY KICK US OUT
by BWW News Desk (UK Regional)

(4/1/2015) - Following the runaway success of Until They Kick Us Out in March this year, Young Everyman Playhouse (YEP) will bring the play back to the Everyman stage in the week before the General Election. The production shines a light on our political system through the prism of young people; how their voice can be heard and the political revolution behind the Millennial generation. The fictional 'Really Sound Party' has already had its first success, inspiring one of the young people to stand for MP in Wavertree on May 7. Until They Kick Us Out will be at the Everyman from Tuesday 28 to Thursday 30 April.


Press Release Form - Sister Play at Magic Theatre, San FranciscoPress Release Form - Sister Play at Magic Theatre, San Francisco
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(4/1/2015) - Magic Theatre will welcome the return of renowned playwright John Kolvenbach (Goldfish, Mrs. Whitney), for the rolling world premiere of Sister Play which he will also direct. Sister Play begins March 24th at Fort Mason Center in San Francisco.


Eve Ferret to Launch New Cabaret Residency at Cafe KohaEve Ferret to Launch New Cabaret Residency at Cafe Koha
by BWW News Desk (UK Regional)

(4/1/2015) - Hailed by BBC Radio London's Robert Elms as 'a great British eccentric and a brilliant performer' (but what does he know?), London cabaret legend Eve Ferret is returning to her first love in Eve Ferret - Madame Bouffant.


Circus Oz Artistic Director to Exit CompanyCircus Oz Artistic Director to Exit Company
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Melbourne)

(4/1/2015) - After 17 years as Circus Oz Artistic Director, Mike Finch has announced that he will finish up with the company on Tuesday, 30 June 2015.


Le Central Bar Now Open at Paris Las VegasLe Central Bar Now Open at Paris Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk (Travel)

(4/1/2015) - The newest addition to Paris Las Vegas' bar and lounge scene, the newly re-opened Le Central Bar, is a premiere cocktail destination with inventive cocktails and rich details.




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