Theatre + Broadway News
BWW Interview: Benj Pasek and Justin Paul Go Back to School with 'Unlimited' for Old Navy- Plus an Exclusive Song Premiere!|
by Nicole Rosky
(7/31/2014) - The duo just chatted with BroadwayWorld about the launch of the song and you can check out what they had to say about their collaboration with Old Navy, which projects are coming up next, and so much more. Check out the exclusive premiere of the track and a special interview below!
HOLIDAY INN Blu-Ray Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 10/7
by Pat Cerasaro
(7/31/2014) - Cherished Christmas movie musical classic HOLIDAY INN is set for its Blu-ray premiere later this year and is now available for pre-order.
LES MIS Vs. PHANTOM Charity Concert GIG IN THE GARDEN Behind The Scenes
by Pat Cerasaro
(7/31/2014) - The annual charity soccer match featuring West End stalwarts from two long-running staples, LES MISERABLES and THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, along with numerous notable soccer stars playing side by side is set for August according to a new listing and a new video has been released in promotion of the GIG IN THE GARDEN concert from this weekend, as well.
Houston Symphony Presents STEVE MARTIN & THE STEEP CANYON RANGERS, FEATURING EDIE BRICKELL, Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Classical - Houston)
(7/31/2014) - The Houston Symphony will present multi-talented actor Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers, featuring Edie Brickell tonight, July 31 in a special, one-night only concert as part of the July 'Symphony Summer in the City' Series. This concert will not include the orchestra but will feature the bluegrass group, along with Martin on banjo and Brickell on vocals.
2nd Annual Youth Sports Injury Summit Held at U.S. Cellular Field Today
by BWW News Desk (Fitness)
(7/31/2014) - CHICAGO, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Parents and coaches are invited to learn more about preventing the most common youth sports injuries and to meet the doctors who treat many of Chicago's pro athletes at a free sports injury summit at U.S. Cellular Field today, July 31, 8 am 12:30 pm.
NOCHE DE CINE with Gustavo Dudamel Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)
(7/31/2014) - Noche de Cine, part of Gustavo Dudamel's signature festival, Americas & Americans, celebrates film composers from North and South America featuring film clips and scores performed by the Los Angeles Philharmonic, led by Dudamel. The program features a suite from Libertador - Dudamel's first feature-length film score; and Grammy and Academy Award-winning composer Gustavo Santaolalla will perform with a suite from his Motorcycle Diaries score.
Hollywood Networking Breakfast Talks New Media With 'HACKING HOLLYWOOD' Panel Today
by Movies News Desk (Los Angeles)
(7/31/2014) - Sandra Lord, founder of The Hollywood Networking Breakfast (HNB), has announced an amazing and insightful panel of top new media power players. The event takes place today, July 31, 2014.
LOVE & LAUGHTER: ERIN AND HER CELLO Celebrates CD Release at Joe's Pub Tonight
by BWW News Desk (New York City)
(7/31/2014) - Once upon a time there was a girl in Idaho who loved to play both her cello, and basketball. Sadly, games on the courts clashed with orchestra concerts, and eventually she was forced to choose between the two. The instrument won. She quit the high school team and marched into the future. She still has her cello, her voice, and now Erin and Her Cellois putting out her second album, Petits Bisous (released today, July 31st, 2014).
Powerhouse Vocalist Sari Schorr and Her All-Star Band at The Cutting Room Tonight
by Stephen Hanks (New York City)
(7/31/2014) - On the heels of her exciting recent performances at Brooklyn's Shape Shifter Lab and Manhattan's Metropolitan Room, powerhouse vocalist Sari Schorr will next appear at The Cutting Room (44 E. 32nd Street, NYC) tonight, July 31 at 7 pm.
Box Wine Theatre's MINIATURE HORSES DON'T GO TO HEAVEN Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Minneapolis)
(7/31/2014) - Box Wine Theatre presents 'Miniature Horses Don't Go to Heaven' and Other Plays Inspired by Real News Headlines' by Adam Sharp at the 2014 Minnesota Fringe Festival. Show dates are tonight, July 31 at 8:30 PM, August 2 at 7 PM, August 5 at 5:30 PM, August 8 at 8:30 PM, and August 10 at 1:00 PM. All performances will be at New Century Theatre located at 615 Hennepin Ave #145, Minneapolis, MN 55403. Tickets are $12. To make reservations, visit www.fringefestival.org/2014/show/?id=2767.
Wilmington Renaissance Corporation Kicks Off New Series CREATIVE CHAT Today
by BWW News Desk (Delaware)
(7/31/2014) - Wilmington Renaissance Corporation (WRC) is pleased to announce plans to launch Creative Chat, an informal, interactive series held six times a year to update our community about the vision plan for a Creative District. Each event starts with a networking opportunity followed by a presentation by an expert in the creative or maker field. Creative Chats are free and open to the public.
Jason C. Tramm Conducts Ocean Grove's Summer Stars Classical Series Finale Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Classical - New Jersey)
(7/31/2014) - Tonight, July 31 at 7:30 pm Maestro Jason C. Tramm will conduct the Ocean Grove Summer Stars Classical Series season finale concert at the magnificent 6,500 seat Great Auditorium in Ocean Grove, NJ. The concert 'Grand Orchestra and the Great Organ' will feature the 65 member MidAtlantic Opera Orchestra, renowned soloists and rare instruments in a program of masterworks for organ, orchestra and violin. The concert will include Saint-Saens' Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso in A Minor, Charles Marie Widor's Symphony in G Minor, and Horatio Parker's Concerto in E-flat Minor.
Cooperstown Summer Music Festival Presents Flutes in the Drawing Room at Hyde Hall Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Central New York)
(7/31/2014) - The Cooperstown Summer Music Festival presents Flutes in the Drawing Room at Hyde Hall tonight, July 31 at 7:30 pm. The Festival continues its tradition of featuring young flutist from the NY Summer Music Festival International Flute Institute, but in a new location: Hyde Hall, a neoclassical country mansion at the north end of Otsego Lake.
Brazen Theater's MISS LONGVIEW TEXAS DRAG PAGEANT Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Minneapolis)
(7/31/2014) - Brazen Theater presents the Minneapolis premiere of The Miss Longview Texas Drag Pageant, a new play written and directed by Mark Hooker (Artistic Director, Brazen Theatre) and co-directed by Janice Orlandi ('Bette Davis Ain't for Sissies' 5 Star Edinburg Fringe 2013 ) and produced by Joel Thingvall (Producers Association, and Managing Director, Brazen Theatre) beginning tonight, July 31st at Theatre In The Round at 245 Cedar Avenue, Minneapolis. The Miss Longview Texas Drag Pageant originally opened in New York City in the Times Square Arts Building in December of 2013.
APPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR, THE TRIP TO ITALY and More Set for Rooftop Films This Week
by Movies News Desk (New York City)
(7/31/2014) - This week at Rooftop Films might be more fun than you're used to. I suggest you consult a physician if you're at risk of laughing too much. There's just that much fun ahead.
Waterworks Company Presents GLORY DAZED, Now thru 8/10
by BWW News Desk (Montreal)
(7/31/2014) - Montreal's Sud-Ouest-based theatre group The Waterworks Company presents the North American premiere of 'Glory Dazed' by Cat Jones, today, July 31st to August 10th, at Little Burgundy's Centre culturel Georges-Vanier.
Senior Housing Options Opens ON GOLDEN POND Tonight at The Barth Hotel
by BWW News Desk (Denver)
(7/31/2014) - 'On Golden Pond,' written by Ernest Thompson and directed by Ashlee Temple, is the seventh annual summer theater fundraiser for Senior Housing Options (SHO), a non-profit organization providing quality affordable housing and services for 500 adults in Colorado. The production is SHO's major -- and only -- annual fundraiser and builds on the success of past runs such as 'Steel Magnolias' (2013), and 'Driving Miss Daisy' (2012).
Lady Gaga's Outfits Worn in Harper's Bazaar Photo Spread Up for Auction Today
by BWW News Desk (Music - Los Angeles)
(7/31/2014) - Lady Gaga's much talked-about clothing worn in a photo spread featured in the March 2014 issue of Harper's Bazaar, will be auctioned by Nate D. Sanders today, July 31. Interested bidders may participate in the auction online. The Pucci jacket and body suit and Moncler Gamme Rouge coat were designed specially for the magazine's cover story and accompanying photo spread.
Andrew Samonsky, Mara Davi and More Lead SOMEWHERE IN TIME Industry Reading Today
by BWW News Desk
(7/31/2014) - Today, July 31, the Broadway-bound musical adaptation of Richard Matheson's acclaimed novel and Universal Pictures film SOMEWHERE IN TIME will be presented at a private industry reading in midtown Manhattan.
Gloucester Stage Company's 4000 MILES Runs Now thru 8/17
by BWW News Desk (Boston)
(7/31/2014) - Gloucester Stage Company's 35th Anniversary Season continues with Amy Herzog's funny and moving 4000 Miles from today, July 31 through August 17 at the Gorton Theatre, 267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA.
Casts of A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER, ONCE, HEATHERS & More Visit BROADWAY IN BRYANT PARK Today
by BWW News Desk
(7/31/2014) - This week's event is set to feature the casts of ROCK OF AGES, ONCE, HEATHERS, A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER, and iLuminate. Check back later for a complete list of scheduled performers!
Duke Ellington Center for the Arts Presents Jazz Showcases, Now thru 8/17
by BWW News Desk (Music - New York City)
(7/31/2014) - The Duke Ellington Center of the Arts (DECFA) will present 'Ellington, New York and the Essence of Jazz,' a discussion led by composer and jazz scholar Edward Green tonight, July 31 at 6pm, and 'Summer Serenade with Bobby Sanabria,' a concert by Sanabria on August 17 at 2:30pm.
Keystone Repertory Theater Presnets SWEENEY TODD, Now thru 8/3
by BWW News Desk (Pittsburgh)
(7/31/2014) - Keystone Repertory Theater (KRT), IUP's summer theater, is proud to present SWEENEY TODD the Demon Barber of Fleet Street.
MARGOH! CHANNING IS TIPSY! Plays Edinburgh Fringe Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Scotland)
(7/31/2014) - MARGOH! CHANNING IS TIPSY! written and performed by New York cabaret stars MargOH! Channing and MAN-ee Champagne debut their twisted drunken romp at The Laughing Horse's Free Edinburgh Fringe Festival at The Basement Bar @The Phoenix Bar: / 46 Broughton Street / Edinburgh EH1 3SA
Weston Playhouse Theatre Company Stages A CHORUS LINE, Now thru 8/23
by BWW News Desk (Vermont)
(7/31/2014) - The Weston Playhouse Theatre Company continues its summer of quality theatre with the eagerly anticipated production of the legendary Broadway show A Chorus Line. This iconic American musical won nine Tonys, a Pulitzer Prize for drama, and ran for 15 years on Broadway. It runs on the Playhouse MainStage from today, July 31 to August 23.
Rover Dramawerks Presents WHO WAS THAT LADY I SAW YOU WITH?, Now thru 8/23
by BWW News Desk (Dallas)
(7/31/2014) - Rover Dramawerks will present the classic farce Who Was That Lady I Saw You With? by Norman Krasna at their new theatre venue in Plano, located in Ruisseau Village at 221 W. Parker Rd, Suite 580, at the northwest corner of Parker and 75. Performances are today, July 31 - August 23, with shows on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m., plus an additional matinee performance on Saturday, August 9 at 2:00 p.m.
Peanut Gallery Players Bring THE WIZ to Meadow Brook Theatre, Now thru 8/2
by BWW News Desk (Detroit)
(7/31/2014) - Girl has Kansas, girl loses Kansas, girl gets Kansas back. That's the basic premise for Peanut Gallery Players' upcoming production of 'THE WIZ'. If you've seen the movie of 'The Wiz', don't assume you've seen the stage version.
Blood Brothers Bring BEDLAM NIGHTMARES PART THREE: LOSING PATIENTS to the Brick, Now thru 8/2
by BWW News Desk (Off-Off-Broadway)
(7/31/2014) - The Blood Brothers will present 'BEDLAM NIGHTMARES Part Three: Losing Patients', an anthology of short horror plays written by Nat Cassidy, Mariah MacCarthy & Mac Rogers and directed by Pete Boisvert & Patrick Shearer.
TRIASSIC PARQ THE MUSICAL Plays Bayou City Theatrics, Now thru 8/9
by BWW News Desk (Houston)
(7/31/2014) - TRIASSIC PARQ THE MUSICAL, winner of the 2010 New York Fringe Festival, is a raunchy ride through the Triassic period!
Lefty Lucy Presents CHRISTMAS IN JULY! Burlesque Tonight at Coney Island
by BWW News Desk (Brooklyn)
(7/31/2014) - It's the most wonderful time of the year at Coney Island and Lefty Lucy is thrilled to present CHRISTMAS IN JULY: A Visit to the Claus' Coney Island Workshop as part of the Burlesque at the Beach season.
Gemma Turvey Leads New Palm Court Orchestra at Melbourne Recital Centre Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Melbourne)
(7/31/2014) - The New Palm Court Orchestra will feature Artistic Director, pianist and composer Gemma Turvey and special guest Craig Beard (Vibraphone) tonight, 31 July at 6.00pm Melbourne Recital Centre, Salon.
INTO THE WOODS Begins Tonight at Randolph Theatre
by BWW News Desk (Toronto)
(7/31/2014) - Toronto's musical theatre fans awaiting the Christmas release of Disney's Into the Woods will be able to get a summertime fairy tale fix with the Randolph Academy's production of the Stephen Sondheim musical. The Academy's 2014 graduating class presents Into the Woods, directed and choreographed by Timothy French, from tonight, July 31 to August 9, 2014 at the Randolph Theatre.
Dennis Haskins Joins Cast of BAYSIDE! THE MUSICAL!, Now thru 8/2
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)
(7/31/2014) - Bayside! The Musical!, the unauthorized musical parody of TV's #1 teen drama 'Saved By The Bell' welcomes Bayside High Alumni Dennis Haskins, who played the iconic Mr. Belding on 'Saved By The Bell', today, July 31, August 1 and 2!
Zoppe Italian Family Circus Swings Into WHBPAC, Now thru 8/3
by BWW News Desk (Long Island)
(7/31/2014) - Cool off and enjoy the most charming show on Earth as WHBPAC presents the Zoppe Italian Family Circus in the comfort of an AIR CONDITIONED tent on the Great Lawn in Westhampton Beach - tonight, July 31 at 6:30 p.m., Friday, August 1 at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, August 2 at 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. and Sunday, August 2 at 1 p.m.
ROUNDHOUSE POETRY SLAM Returns as Part of Summer Sessions Today
by BWW News Desk (UK Regional)
(7/31/2014) - The annual Roundhouse Poetry Slam returns for 2014, as part of Summer Sessions, offering young artists aged 16-25 from across the UK the chance to compete for the title of Roundhouse Poetry Slam Champion. Roundhouse Summer Sessions is a new multi-arts festival taking place this July and August that includes live music, dance, comedy, cabaret, spoken word and live-scored cinema in an intimate, table-seated setting.
THE MEN MIDDLE BIT Set for HERE, Now thru 8/3
by BWW News Desk (New York City)
(7/31/2014) - THE MEN MIDDLE BIT will have a four performance run at HERE today, July 31 - August 2 at 8:30pm and August 3 at 4pm.
Minnesota Fringe Festival Cast Set for Brazen Theater's THE MISS LONGVIEW TEXAS DRAG PAGEANT, Now thru 8/9
by BWW News Desk (Minneapolis)
(7/31/2014) - Brazen Theater presents the Minneapolis premiere of The Miss Longview Texas Drag Pageant, a new play written and directed by Mark Hooker (Artistic Director, Brazen Theatre) and co-directed by Janice Orlandi ('Bette Davis Ain't for Sissies' 5 Star Edinburg Fringe 2013 ) and produced by Joel Thingvall (Producers Association, and Managing Director, Brazen Theatre) beginning July 31st at Theatre In The Round at 245 Cedar Avenue, Minneapolis.