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Elisabeth Moss, Jason Biggs & Bryce Pinkham to Lead Broadway Revival of THE HEIDI CHRONICLES in 2015Elisabeth Moss, Jason Biggs & Bryce Pinkham to Lead Broadway Revival of THE HEIDI CHRONICLES in 2015
Posted: Sep. 11, 2014


HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL Broadway Run & Movie Musical Planned For 2016?HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL Broadway Run & Movie Musical Planned For 2016?
Posted: Sep. 15, 2014


Melissa Rivers Thanks Well-Wishers in the Wake of Her Mother's DeathMelissa Rivers Thanks Well-Wishers in the Wake of Her Mother's Death
Posted: Sep. 18, 2014


VIDEO: Hugh Jackman Talks Joan Rivers Funeral, New Broadway Play 'The River' on TONIGHTVIDEO: Hugh Jackman Talks Joan Rivers Funeral, New Broadway Play 'The River' on TONIGHT
Posted: Sep. 11, 2014


AMERICAN PSYCHO to Open on Broadway in Fall 2015?AMERICAN PSYCHO to Open on Broadway in Fall 2015?
Posted: Sep. 17, 2014


Photo Coverage: Be Their Guest! Meet the Company of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST International TourPhoto Coverage: Be Their Guest! Meet the Company of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST International Tour
Posted: Sep. 14, 2014


New Poster Unveiled For ON THE 20TH CENTURY Starring Kristin ChenowethNew Poster Unveiled For ON THE 20TH CENTURY Starring Kristin Chenoweth
Posted: Sep. 13, 2014


Meryl Streep Featured in All-New INTO THE WOODS Poster Art!Meryl Streep Featured in All-New INTO THE WOODS Poster Art!
Posted: Sep. 16, 2014


VIDEO: VoicePlay Counts Down Top 10 Broadway Hits - A Cappella!VIDEO: VoicePlay Counts Down Top 10 Broadway Hits - A Cappella!
Posted: Sep. 17, 2014


UPDATE: Investigation on Joan Rivers' Death Reveals Biopsy Performed Without Prior Consent; Doctor Took 'Selfie'UPDATE: Investigation on Joan Rivers' Death Reveals Biopsy Performed Without Prior Consent; Doctor Took 'Selfie'
Posted: Sep. 17, 2014


Barbra Streisand's PARTNERS Album Out TodayBarbra Streisand's PARTNERS Album Out Today
Posted: Sep. 16, 2014


Teal Wicks and Aaron Ramey to Lead Goodspeed's THE CIRCUS IN WINTER Premiere This FallTeal Wicks and Aaron Ramey to Lead Goodspeed's THE CIRCUS IN WINTER Premiere This Fall
Posted: Sep. 12, 2014


BWW Recap: Mayberry Goes Rogue on SONS OF ANARCHYBWW Recap: Mayberry Goes Rogue on SONS OF ANARCHY
Posted: Sep. 17, 2014


Lea Salonga Confirms Performance At MISS SAIGON 25th Anniversary Along With Pryce & BowmanLea Salonga Confirms Performance At MISS SAIGON 25th Anniversary Along With Pryce & Bowman
Posted: Sep. 17, 2014


Photo Flash: First Look at Keke Palmer and Sherri Shepherd in Broadway's CINDERELLA!Photo Flash: First Look at Keke Palmer and Sherri Shepherd in Broadway's CINDERELLA!
Posted: Sep. 12, 2014


Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics September 14 - Part 2 - PIPPIN Tour Shows Off in First SIP, and MorePhoto Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics September 14 - Part 2 - PIPPIN Tour Shows Off in First SIP, and More
Posted: Sep. 14, 2014


VIDEO: ELLEN Pays Tribute to Comedy Legends Robin Williams, Joan RiversVIDEO: ELLEN Pays Tribute to Comedy Legends Robin Williams, Joan Rivers
Posted: Sep. 15, 2014


SOUND OFF World Premiere First Listen: Barbra Streisand's PARTNERS Is The Whole PieSOUND OFF World Premiere First Listen: Barbra Streisand's PARTNERS Is The Whole Pie
Posted: Sep. 11, 2014


Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, September 13 - KINKY BOOTS Celebrates 600 Shows, LES MIS Cast Practices Planking, and MorePhoto Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, September 13 - KINKY BOOTS Celebrates 600 Shows, LES MIS Cast Practices Planking, and More
Posted: Sep. 13, 2014


Encompass New Opera, Treehouse Shakers and More Ste for BAM's 2014-15 PDPEncompass New Opera, Treehouse Shakers and More Ste for BAM's 2014-15 PDP
by BWW News Desk (Brooklyn)

(9/18/2014) - The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) today announced the participants of the third cycle of the BAM Professional Development Program (BAM PDP), led by BAM and the DeVos Institute of Arts Management at the University of Maryland. The companies for this session represent mixed disciplines ranging from dance to theater to opera. Chosen by a BAM-convened panel, the organizations taking part in this session are Encompass New Opera Theatre, Satellite Collective, Summation Dance, and Treehouse Shakers. As with the previous sessions, the DeVos Institute extended invitations to a group of organizations to apply for the training portion of the BAM PDP-expanding the program's reach beyond Brooklyn-based companies. These additional organizations taking part in the program areBalletNext, Beth Morrison Projects, S? Percussion, and Zvi Dance.


BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Broadway's LOVE LETTERS with Mia Farrow and Brian Dennehy!BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Broadway's LOVE LETTERS with Mia Farrow and Brian Dennehy!
by BroadwayWorld TV

(9/18/2014) - Mia Farrow and Brian Dennehy began performances in A.R. Gurney's Love Letters at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre this past weekend on Saturday, September 13 and opens tonight. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you highlights of the cast in action!


THE BOOK OF MORMON Breaks House Record in Philadelphia for Week of Sept 14THE BOOK OF MORMON Breaks House Record in Philadelphia for Week of Sept 14
by BWW News Desk (Philadelphia)

(9/18/2014) - THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, has broken its own house record in Philadelphia, PA for the week ending September 14 at the Forrest Theatre grossing $1,733,130.80 for a standard 8-performance week. THE BOOK OF MORMON first broke the record the week of August 10.


The House Theatre Receives 2014 American Theatre Wing GrantThe House Theatre Receives 2014 American Theatre Wing Grant
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(9/18/2014) - The House Theatre of Chicago is proud to announce that the American Theatre Wing, best known as the creator of the Antoinette Perry 'Tony' Awards, is awarding the Company with one of the 2014 National Theatre Company grants.


Jonathan D Ellis to Star in DAMN YANKEES at the Landor Theatre This FallJonathan D Ellis to Star in DAMN YANKEES at the Landor Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk (UK / West End)

(9/18/2014) - Jonathan D Ellis (Les Miserables, Blood Brothers) will star in the Landor Theatre's revival of Adler and Ross' Damn Yankees as the Mephistophelean Applegate, the role popularised by Jerry Lewis in the 1990s Broadway and West End productions.


A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE's D'Ysquith Family Comments on Scottish IndependenceA GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE's D'Ysquith Family Comments on Scottish Independence
by BWW News Desk

(9/18/2014) - In light of Scotland's vote today on whether to continue their union with the rest of Britain or to leave the United Kingdom, members of the famed D'Ysquith family from Broadway's A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER have weighed in on Scottish Independence. See what they had to say below!


Photo Flash: BROADWAY MONDAYS Kicks Off at Hardware with Ben Fankhauser, Sutton Lee Seymour and MorePhoto Flash: BROADWAY MONDAYS Kicks Off at Hardware with Ben Fankhauser, Sutton Lee Seymour and More
by BWW News Desk (Cabaret)

(9/18/2014) - The debut of Broadway Mondays this past Monday night at Hardware Bar NYC was a true sensation! Breaking Monday night attendance records at the bar, it is clear that Broadway Mondays are back in New York City to stay. Scroll down for photos featuring Broadway's Ben Fankhauser and more!


Photo Flash: First Look at Samuel D. Hunter's REST at Victory GardensPhoto Flash: First Look at Samuel D. Hunter's REST at Victory Gardens
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(9/18/2014) - Victory Gardens Theater presents the first play of its 40th Anniversary Season: the Midwest Premiere of Rest by Ensemble Playwright Samuel D. Hunter, directed by Joanie Schultz. Rest runs now through October 12, 2014, with the press performance tomorrow, September 19, 2014, at Victory Gardens Theatre, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!


Lena Hall, James Monroe Iglehart, Ramin Karimloo and More Set for CELEBRITY KARAOKE Event 10/6 at NY Comic ConLena Hall, James Monroe Iglehart, Ramin Karimloo and More Set for CELEBRITY KARAOKE Event 10/6 at NY Comic Con
by BWW News Desk

(9/18/2014) - Broadway stars Lena Hall, James Iglehart, Ramin Karimloo will headline Clear Channel Spectacolor & New York Comic Con 'Celebrity Karaoke: An Epic Evening with the Stars' on Monday Oct. 6th at Hard Rock Cafe Times Square.


JetBlue Announces CEO SuccessionJetBlue Announces CEO Succession
by BWW News Desk (Travel)

(9/18/2014) - NEW YORK, NY - JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ: JBLU) today announced that Robin Hayes, the company's current President, will succeed Dave Barger as Chief Executive Officer, effective February 16, 2015. Barger will serve on the JetBlue Board of Directors until February 15, 2015, and Hayes is expected to join the Board on February 16, 2015.


TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, BOUNCERS, BBC Big Band and More Set for CFT's Winter 2015 SeasonTO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, BOUNCERS, BBC Big Band and More Set for CFT's Winter 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk (UK Regional)

(9/18/2014) - Following the successful reopening of the newly refurbished Festival Theatre, Chichester announces its first Winter season since 2011 offering a diverse mix of drama, comedy and dance as well as music and arts events.


JetBlue Announces CEO SuccessionJetBlue Announces CEO Succession
by BWW News Desk (Travel)

(9/18/2014) - NEW YORK, NY - JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ: JBLU) today announced that Robin Hayes, the company's current President, will succeed Dave Barger as Chief Executive Officer, effective February 16, 2015. Barger will serve on the JetBlue Board of Directors until February 15, 2015, and Hayes is expected to join the Board on February 16, 2015.


UPDATE: Audra McDonald 'Considering' Role in HELLO AGAIN Film Adaptation; No Deal in PlaceUPDATE: Audra McDonald 'Considering' Role in HELLO AGAIN Film Adaptation; No Deal in Place
by BWW News Desk

(9/18/2014) - Despite previous reports, six-time Tony winner Audra McDonald's involvement in the film adaptation of Michael John LaChuisa's HELLO AGAIN is not yet a done deal.


Stephen Schwartz Allows Change to WORKING at Rollins College to Highlight Farmworker IssuesStephen Schwartz Allows Change to WORKING at Rollins College to Highlight Farmworker Issues
by BWW News Desk (Orlando)

(9/18/2014) - "Un Mejor Dia Vendra" echoes the chorus of a song from Working, a musical based on the 1974 bestseller of the same name by Studs Terkel. "A better day will come." The refrain is sung by a character named Emilio, a migrant farmworker who began picking crops with his family at the age of eight. The song was removed from Working in 2011, but can be seen in the upcoming production at the Annie Russell Theatre at Rollins College.


BWW TV: Inside Opening Night of MIGHTY REAL: A FABULOUS SYLVESTER MUSICALBWW TV: Inside Opening Night of MIGHTY REAL: A FABULOUS SYLVESTER MUSICAL
by BroadwayWorld TV (Off-Broadway)

(9/18/2014) - AnthonyKen LLC and Sheryl Lee Ralph/The Diva Foundation present the Off-Broadway premiere of MIGHTY REAL: A FABULOUS SYLVESTER MUSICAL, the new musical that celebrates the life of the original 1970s 'Queen of Disco' Sylvester, featuring classic songs such as '(You Make Me Feel) Mighty Real,' 'Dance (Disco Heat),' 'Do Ya Wanna Funk,' and 'You Are My Friend.' MIGHTY REAL: A FABULOUS SYLVESTER MUSICAL stars Anthony Wayne (Pippin, Anything Goes, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) as Sylvester. MIGHTY REAL: A FABULOUS SYLVESTER MUSICAL has a book by Anthony Wayne, direction byAnthony Wayne and Kendrell Bowman, choreography byAnastacia McCleskey, and musical direction by Alonzo Harris. The production opened on September 14 at Theatre at St. Clement's (423 W. 46th Street). Tickets, which are priced from $25 - $84.50, are on sale now by calling (866) 811-4111 or by visiting www.FabulousSylvester.com. Check out highlights from opening night below!


Photo Flash: First Look at WPPAC's DOGFIGHTPhoto Flash: First Look at WPPAC's DOGFIGHT
by BWW News Desk (Central New York)

(9/18/2014) - A First look at the The New York regional premiere of Dogfight which opens this weekend at the White Plains Performing Arts Centerfollowing a recent run Off Broadway. Dogfight is a new musical written by TONY Nominees Benj Pasek & Justin Paul (A Christmas Story) with a book by Peter Duchan -- based on the blockbuster 1991 Warner Bros. film starring River Phoenix and Lili Taylor; screenplay written by Bob Comfort.


Exclusive Photo Flash: First Look at Christopher Domig in DIRT, Opening Tonight at 4th Street TheaterExclusive Photo Flash: First Look at Christopher Domig in DIRT, Opening Tonight at 4th Street Theater
by BWW News Desk (Off-Off-Broadway)

(9/18/2014) - There are 12 million illegal immigrants living in this country today. The celebrated one-man play DIRT starring Christopher Domig is the story of one of them. Mr. Domig has received rave reviews for performing Robert Schneider's play around the world and now returns to New York with a bold new production at The 4th Street Theater (83 East 4th Street) from tonight, September 18, to October 12. BroadwayWorld has a first look at Domig onstage below!


Lin-Manuel Miranda Will Return to Wesleyan University for  WHEN YOU'RE HOMELin-Manuel Miranda Will Return to Wesleyan University for WHEN YOU'RE HOME
by BWW News Desk (Connecticut)

(9/18/2014) - Tony Award-winning composer/lyricist and actor Lin-Manuel Miranda, who graduated from Wesleyan University in 2002, will soon speak about the creation of the musical In The Heights during his time at Wesleyan. The special event will take place Tuesday, September 23 (7:00 PM) at CFA Hall.


Dee Roscioli to Sing STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART in 54 Below DebutDee Roscioli to Sing STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART in 54 Below Debut
by BWW News Desk

(9/18/2014) - 54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Dee Roscioli in 'Straight from the Heart,' on Tuesday September 30th at 9:30 pm. This will mark her debut at the supper club.


Broadway's Valisia LeKae to Attend NOCC Long Island Chapter's 2014 Run/Walk, 9/27Broadway's Valisia LeKae to Attend NOCC Long Island Chapter's 2014 Run/Walk, 9/27
by BWW News Desk

(9/18/2014) - Join Valisia LeKae on Saturday, September 27th, at Belmont Lake State Park in North Babylon, NY to Break the Silence on Ovarian Cancer.


Michael Shannon to Present Jennifer Engstrom's EXCUSE MY DUST (A DOROTHY PARKER PORTFOLIO) at SoHo Playhouse Next MonthMichael Shannon to Present Jennifer Engstrom's EXCUSE MY DUST (A DOROTHY PARKER PORTFOLIO) at SoHo Playhouse Next Month
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(9/18/2014) - Michael Shannon will present the New York Premiere of EXCUSE MY DUST (A DOROTHY PARKER PORTFOLIO), written and performed by Jennifer Engstrom. Directed by Darren Lee Cole, previews begin October 10 at SoHo Playhouse with opening night set for Sunday, October 19.


Photo Flash: Meet the New Cast of ANYTHING GOES National Tour!Photo Flash: Meet the New Cast of ANYTHING GOES National Tour!
by BWW News Desk (NationalTours)

(9/18/2014) - Full casting has been announced and rehearsals have begun for the upcoming national tour of ANYTHING GOES, the new Broadway revival of Cole Porter's timeless classic musical theatre masterpiece, which will launch in Houston October 14, 2014 at the Hobby Center's Sarofim Hall. For more information and a complete tour route, please visit www.anythinggoesontour.com.


STAGE TUBE: Inside Look at SWEENEY TODD- Performing for Sondheim; Airs 9/26 on PBSSTAGE TUBE: Inside Look at SWEENEY TODD- Performing for Sondheim; Airs 9/26 on PBS
by Stage Tube

(9/18/2014) - SWEENEY TODD airs on PBS stations on Friday, September 26, 2014, 9:00-11:30 p.m. ET. Audra McDonald serves as host. The acclaimed, sold-out production stars Terfel in the title role and Academy Award-winning actress Emma Thompson as Mrs. Lovett in her Philharmonic debut, New York stage debut, and first time performing the role. In the video below, the cast chats about the thrill of learning that Sondheim himself was in the crowd!


ChopChop Founder Challenges Former White House Pastry Chef and 10-Year-Old to Cook-OffChopChop Founder Challenges Former White House Pastry Chef and 10-Year-Old to Cook-Off
by BWW News Desk (Fitness)

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Comedy Works Landmark Village to Welcome Bob Saget, 10/17-18Comedy Works Landmark Village to Welcome Bob Saget, 10/17-18
by BWW News Desk (Comedy - Denver )

(9/18/2014) - Yes, Bob Saget has starred in many successful television shows, including two of the most family-friendly shows network TV has ever produced (Full House and Americas Funniest Home Videos) but he's also an out of his mind, Grammy-nominated stand-up comedian for over thirty years. From his HBO special That Ain't Right to his scene-stealing cameos in Entourage, and The Aristocrats, it's always effective as Saget embraces his dark side.


Kathleen Madigan Coming to Ridgefield Playhouse, 10/18Kathleen Madigan Coming to Ridgefield Playhouse, 10/18
by BWW News Desk (Comedy - Connecticut)

(9/18/2014) - Funny lady Kathleen Madigan returns to The Ridgefield Playhouse on Saturday, October 18, at 8 p.m. for another laugh-out-loud show. Over her 25-year career, she has performed on nearly every standup television show. Her last hour-long special, Gone Madigan, premiered on Showtime. To make it a great night on the town, Bissell House (378 Main St., Ridgefield) will pour a complimentary glass of house wine or draught beer with dinner the night of this show when tickets are presented. This event is sponsored by Bissell House and is part of the Clark Construction Comedy Series.


Project:Theater to Host OUR BAR 'Bash,' 10/1Project:Theater to Host OUR BAR 'Bash,' 10/1
by BWW News Desk (New York City)

(9/18/2014) - Project: Theater is proud to present OUR BAR NYC, 'Bash.' OUR BAR, a site-specific night of all original theater, has produced shows every month for almost five years. This show will be performed at Failte Irish Whiskey Bar in Murray Hill. Following the show will be live music!


Jon Reep to Perform at Comedy Works Larimer Square, 10/16-18Jon Reep to Perform at Comedy Works Larimer Square, 10/16-18
by BWW News Desk (Comedy - Denver )

(9/18/2014) - Jon is one of the hardest working comics in America, performing on television, in films and selling out clubs and theaters across the country. His show is supersonic energy filled with non-stop characters, super clever writing and of course the one talent that separates Jon from all other comedians in the world: He's the best redneck dancer since Elvis.


Pacific Northwest Ballet to Return to The Joyce Theater in OctoberPacific Northwest Ballet to Return to The Joyce Theater in October
by BWW News Desk (Dance - New York City)

(9/18/2014) - The Joyce Theater is proud to present the Seattle-based Pacific Northwest Ballet (PNB), under the direction of former New York City Ballet dancer Peter Boal, returning after a wildly successful sold-out 2010 engagement, from October 8 - 12. With this return engagement, PNB will present two East Coast premieres by choreographers Christopher Wheeldon and Alejandro Cerrudo, and a preview of a brand new work by New York City Ballet principal dancer and acclaimed choreographer Justin Peck. Tickets, starting at $10, can be purchased through JoyceCharge at 212-242-0800 or online at www.joyce.org. The Joyce Theater is located at 175 Eighth Avenue at 19th Street.


BWW Interview: CARNIE WILSON of Wilson Phillips Talks About Saban Concert on the 26thBWW Interview: CARNIE WILSON of Wilson Phillips Talks About Saban Concert on the 26th
by Don Grigware (Music - Los Angeles)

(9/18/2014) - Carnie, daughter of Brian Wilson, one of the original Beach Boys, and sister of Wendy Wilson, is also known for her television work and recently for creating gourmet desserts for Vitello's Ristorante in Studio City. Carnie is married to music producer Rob Bonfiglio and has two young daughters, Lola 9 and Luci 5. She recently sat down with me to chat about the upcoming concert and various aspects of her career.