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


BWW Recap: MADAM SECRETARY Opens with 'Operation Stupid Kids'BWW Recap: MADAM SECRETARY Opens with 'Operation Stupid Kids'
Posted: Sep. 22, 2014


BWW TV: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of LOVE LETTERSBWW TV: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of LOVE LETTERS
Posted: Sep. 19, 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


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


SOUND OFF: Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett's CHEEK TO CHEEK Is Not Merely Just CheekySOUND OFF: Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett's CHEEK TO CHEEK Is Not Merely Just Cheeky
Posted: Sep. 23, 2014


UPDATE: Character Names in Disney's INTO THE WOODS Movie Unchanged from Stage VersionUPDATE: Character Names in Disney's INTO THE WOODS Movie Unchanged from Stage Version
Posted: Sep. 19, 2014


E! Celebrates Joan Rivers with Full Day of Special Programming TodayE! Celebrates Joan Rivers with Full Day of Special Programming Today
Posted: Sep. 19, 2014


Preview Emma Thompson's 'God, That's Good!' From This Week's PBS SWEENEY TODDPreview Emma Thompson's 'God, That's Good!' From This Week's PBS SWEENEY TODD
Posted: Sep. 22, 2014


AUDIO: The Twins Are Back! First Listen of SIDE SHOW's Act One Closer- 'Who Will Love Me as I Am?'AUDIO: The Twins Are Back! First Listen of SIDE SHOW's Act One Closer- 'Who Will Love Me as I Am?'
Posted: Sep. 18, 2014


BWW TV: Watch Just-Released TV Spot for Broadway-Bound SIDE SHOW!BWW TV: Watch Just-Released TV Spot for Broadway-Bound SIDE SHOW!
Posted: Sep. 22, 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


Photo Coverage: Onstage and Backstage at MISS SAIGON's 25th Anniversary Performance!Photo Coverage: Onstage and Backstage at MISS SAIGON's 25th Anniversary Performance!
Posted: Sep. 22, 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


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


INTO THE WOODS Movie Character Names To Be Disney-fied?INTO THE WOODS Movie Character Names To Be Disney-fied?
Posted: Sep. 19, 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


Photo Flash: Meet the New Cast of ANYTHING GOES National Tour!Photo Flash: Meet the New Cast of ANYTHING GOES National Tour!
Posted: Sep. 18, 2014


Stars from MOTOWN, MATILDA and BEAUTIFUL Set for FUNKYTOWN in NYC, 10/6Stars from MOTOWN, MATILDA and BEAUTIFUL Set for FUNKYTOWN in NYC, 10/6
by BWW News Desk

(9/23/2014) - On Monday, October 6th, 2014, Damn The Light (a NYC based production and promotional company founded by Mike Greco and MaryAnne Piccolo) present FUNKYTOWN: New York City's Greatest Disco Revue at Santos Party House.


Raymond Burke's CARDINAL SINNE Comes to Glasgay! Festival, Oct 22-Nov 1Raymond Burke's CARDINAL SINNE Comes to Glasgay! Festival, Oct 22-Nov 1
by BWW News Desk (Scotland)

(9/23/2014) - An unsettling and unmissable new Glasgay! commission for the 2014 festival, Cardinal Sinne exposes all in a genre-defying production exploring the difficult issue of hypocrisy within the religious establishment as these ancient institutions struggle to come to terms with sexual modernity. CARDINAL SINNE by Raymond Burke and directed by Grant Smeaton will play Wednesday 22 October - Saturday 1 November 2014.


James LaRosa to Join MY BIG GAY ITALIAN WEDDING Next MonthJames LaRosa to Join MY BIG GAY ITALIAN WEDDING Next Month
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(9/23/2014) - James LaRosa returns to the Off Broadway stage when he steps into the role of Anthony Pinnunziato in Off-Broadway's My Big Gay Italian Wedding at the St. Luke's Theatre on October 4th at 8pm. He will take on the role, created and performed by Emmy Award winner, Anthony J. Wilkinson.


THE ADDAMS FAMILY to Open Sept 27 at Camberwell Grammar PACTHE ADDAMS FAMILY to Open Sept 27 at Camberwell Grammar PAC
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Melbourne)

(9/23/2014) - 'Put some poison in your day!' -- Hilariously ghoulish Addams Family musical comes to Melbourne Following its outstanding success with Seussical: The Musical at The Athaeneum Theatre during the 2014 Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Old Carey Performing Arts Club (OCPAC) is now staging Broadway hit musical comedy The Addams Family.


CABARET's Leeds Hill and Will Carlyon Set for BROADWAY SESSIONS This WeekCABARET's Leeds Hill and Will Carlyon Set for BROADWAY SESSIONS This Week
by BWW News Desk

(9/23/2014) - This Thursday, September 25th, Broadway Sessions welcomes Leeds Hill, Will Carlyon and more.


WICKED's Dee Roscioli Replaces Teal Wicks in Goodspeed's THE CIRCUS IN WINTERWICKED's Dee Roscioli Replaces Teal Wicks in Goodspeed's THE CIRCUS IN WINTER
by BWW News Desk (Connecticut)

(9/23/2014) - Announced today, Dee Roscioli, who played Elphaba in the hit musical Wicked, will play Jennie Dixianna in the upcoming Goodspeed Musicals production of The Circus in Winter this fall at The Norma Terris Theatre.


Spoiler Alert! THE VOICE Blind Auditions Night Two Recap 9/23; Updating LIVE!Spoiler Alert! THE VOICE Blind Auditions Night Two Recap 9/23; Updating LIVE!
by Matt Tamanini

(9/23/2014) - One day into THE VOICE Blind Auditions, and I feel like we have already seen more talent than we did in the entire AMERICAN IDOL audition process, and last night wasn't even a great night for THE VOICE. There were a few impressive male vocalists (Luke Wade, Taylor John Williams, James David Carter), but out of the 11 singers we saw, that's not a great batting average for THE VOICE.


Photo Flash: First Look at A Noise Within's THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNESTPhoto Flash: First Look at A Noise Within's THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)

(9/23/2014) - A Noise Within (ANW), the acclaimed classical repertory theatre company, continues its 2014-2015 REVOLUTIONary season with The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde, which opens on Saturday, September 27 and runs through Saturday, November 22, 2014. Directed by five-time L.A. Drama Critics Circle Award-winner Michael Michetti, this is the second production of The Importance of Being Earnest for A Noise Within, which mounted the play originally in their 1993-94 and 1994-95 seasons. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below!


ON THE TOWN Announces Mobile Lottery for $20 Tickets!
by BWW News Desk

(9/23/2014) - ON THE TOWN and TodayTix, the Broadway ticket app, just announced Broadway's first ever mobile lottery, offering $20 day-of tickets to the iconic musical comedy. The new Broadway revival of ON THE TOWN,directed by John Rando (Tony Award for Urinetown) and choreographed by Joshua Bergasse (Emmy Award winner for 'Smash') officially opens on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at Broadway's Lyric Theatre (213 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036).


Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic Returns With Even More to Enjoy Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic Returns With Even More to Enjoy
by BWW News Desk (Travel)

(9/23/2014) - LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL - The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic returns for the fifth year to the Epcot Resort Area hotel October 31 - November 1, featuring more than 40 food and wine stations, 10 food and wine seminars and the opportunity to meet the masters behind the culinary magic.


Patti LuPone Withdraws from The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's CANDIDE Due to Schedule ConflictPatti LuPone Withdraws from The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's CANDIDE Due to Schedule Conflict
by BWW News Desk

(9/23/2014) - The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) regrets to announce that due to a scheduling conflict, Patti LuPone has withdrawn from the BSO's upcoming production of Leonard Bernstein's Candide, slated for June 11, 2015 at The Music Center at Strathmore and June 12-14, 2015 at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall.


2014 IVEY AWARDS Honor Illusion Theater Directors, Tyler Michaels and More2014 IVEY AWARDS Honor Illusion Theater Directors, Tyler Michaels and More
by BWW News Desk (St. Paul)

(9/23/2014) - For the first time in the Iveys' 10-year history, two people will share the Lifetime Achievement Award. Michael Robins and Bonnie Morris, co-producing directors of Illusion Theater, were honored at the celebration of Twin Cities theater on September 22 at the Historic State Theatre in downtown Minneapolis. Versatile actor-singer-dancer-improviser Tyler Michaels received the Emerging Artist Award.


Eric Michael Gillett to Bring MAN ABOUT TOWN: THE WIT AND WISDOM OF NOEL COWARD to the Laurie Beechman, 10/10-11/3Eric Michael Gillett to Bring MAN ABOUT TOWN: THE WIT AND WISDOM OF NOEL COWARD to the Laurie Beechman, 10/10-11/3
by BWW News Desk (Cabaret)

(9/23/2014) - Eric Michael Gillett brings 'Man About Town: The Wit and Wisdom of Noel Coward' to the Laurie Beechman Theatre (407 W. 42 Street, between 9th and 10th avenues), October 10, 11, 20, 27, and November 3, 2014.


BWW Reviews: Ideas Pop at Dog & Pony DC's TOASTBWW Reviews: Ideas Pop at Dog & Pony DC's TOAST
by Pamela Roberts (Washington, DC)

(9/23/2014) - Toast playfully explores innovation, technology, crowd-sourcing and the very roots of inspiration. You don't 'see' a show at dog & pony dc, you become part of it. Dog & pony is committed to "Audience Integration" or participatory theatre - that means when you attend a show you are intimately knit into all that is unfolding. Dog & pony takes great delight in shattering the fourth wall that supposedly separates actors and audience. The Toast ensemble actively engages everyone in the room - questioning, touching, nudging, mumbling, seeking a reaction.


Polish Pianist Rafal Blechacz to Make His Houston Debut, 10/17Polish Pianist Rafal Blechacz to Make His Houston Debut, 10/17
by BWW News Desk (Classical - Houston)

(9/23/2014) - Polish pianist Rafa? Blechacz will make his Houston debut Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, at8 p.m. in the Wortham Center's Cullen Theater, presented by Society for the Performing Arts.


Kelli O'Hara and More to Celebrate The Breithaupt Brothers' CD Release Next Week at Joe's PubKelli O'Hara and More to Celebrate The Breithaupt Brothers' CD Release Next Week at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk

(9/23/2014) - Don and Jeff Breithaupt, the award-winning composer and lyricist that comprise the Breithaupt Brothers, bring their 'gift for tuneful theatrical fare' (The New Yorker) back to Joe's Pub for another all-star Songbook Revue, this time celebrating the release of their new CD, 'Just Passing Through: The Breithaupt Brothers Songbook Vol. II.'


Photo Flash: 2014 Innovative Theatre Awards Celebrate the Best of Off-Off BroadwayPhoto Flash: 2014 Innovative Theatre Awards Celebrate the Best of Off-Off Broadway
by BWW News Desk (Off-Off-Broadway)

(9/23/2014) - On Monday, September 22, 2014, The Innovative Theatre Foundation, the organization who for the past 10 years has been dedicated to celebrating Off-Off-Broadway, announced the 2014 recipients at its annual event. Celebrating ten years and thousands of nominees, the New York Innovative Theatre awards took place at Mason Hall at Baruch Performing Arts Center, 17 Lexington Avenue. Scroll down for photos from the festivities!


WBT's SOUTH PACIFIC to Donate Opening Night Sales to Hudson Valley Honor FlightWBT's SOUTH PACIFIC to Donate Opening Night Sales to Hudson Valley Honor Flight
by BWW News Desk (Rockland / Westchester)

(9/23/2014) - Westchester Broadway Theatre will be donating a portion of all ticket sales for the opening night of SOUTH PACIFIC to sponsor the upcoming October 18th flight from Westchester with the second flight following in April of 2015.


Get Preschool Fitness Program Certification with FlyarooGet Preschool Fitness Program Certification with Flyaroo
by BWW News Desk (Fitness)

(9/23/2014) - Welcome to Flyaroo, the preschool fitness program that is available as a certification for all teachers, aides, and administrators.


Canadian Stage Presents Helen Lawrence, Oct. 12 to Nov. 2Canadian Stage Presents Helen Lawrence, Oct. 12 to Nov. 2
by BWW News Desk (Toronto)

(9/23/2014) - After opening in Vancouver in March 2014, and setting off on an international tour with stops in Germany and Scotland, Helen Lawrence lands at Canadian Stage with performances at the Bluma Appel Theatre (27 Front St. E), Oct. 12 to Nov. 2. The theatrical debut for world-renowned visual artist Stan Douglas and award-winning screenwriter Chris Haddock, Helen Lawrence is produced by Canadian Stage with co-producers Arts Club Theatre Company (Vancouver) and The Banff Centre (Alberta). Set in 1948 Vancouver, this ground-breaking work intertwines theatre, visual art and film and mixed-media, to create a production at the frontier of new media use in performance.


Breaking News: Chilina Kennedy Gives Birth to Baby Boy!Breaking News: Chilina Kennedy Gives Birth to Baby Boy!
by Alan Henry (Toronto)

(9/23/2014) - BroadwayWorld wishes to congratulate Chilina Kennedy on the birth of her son, Henry Benjamin Kennedy James. Henry was born earlier today weighing in at 8lbs and 6 oz's.


Tennessee Williams Biographer John Lahr and Playwright Tony Kushner to Chat 'MAD PILGRIMAGE OF THE FLESH' at 92Y, 9/29Tennessee Williams Biographer John Lahr and Playwright Tony Kushner to Chat 'MAD PILGRIMAGE OF THE FLESH' at 92Y, 9/29
by BWW News Desk (CD/Books/DVDs)

(9/23/2014) - On Monday, September 29 at 8 pm at 92Y, biographer John Lahr and lauded playwright Tony Kushner will host a discussion titled 'Tennessee Williams-Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh.'


Photo Flash: Rosie O'Donnell & Kids Honor Jordan Roth & Cyndi Lauper at 11th Anniversary GalaPhoto Flash: Rosie O'Donnell & Kids Honor Jordan Roth & Cyndi Lauper at 11th Anniversary Gala
by BWW News Desk

(9/23/2014) - Rosie O'Donnell and her Theater Kids headed to Broadway's Marriott Marquis Theatre last night, September 22, to honor industry veterans Jordan Roth and Cyndi Lauper at its 11th anniversary gala. The organization's Facebook page has released a slew of images from last night's celebratory event - check them out below!


Atlanta's Fox Theatre Celebrates 40th Anniversary of 'Save the Fox' with Gala, Concerts & MoreAtlanta's Fox Theatre Celebrates 40th Anniversary of 'Save the Fox' with Gala, Concerts & More
by BWW News Desk (Atlanta)

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Photo Coverage: Ferrara Makes Worlds Largest Cannoli - 12 Feet Long and 348 poundsPhoto Coverage: Ferrara Makes Worlds Largest Cannoli - 12 Feet Long and 348 pounds
by BWW News Desk (Food + Wine)

(9/23/2014) - Hail To The Chef! Ernest Lepore, co-owner and Executive Chef of Little Italy's world famous Ferrara Cafe & Bakery, predicted he would create the World's Largest Cannolo and this past Saturday, September 20, 2014, he did it! Weighing in at a record 348 pounds and measuring 12 feet in length, the "Ferrara IL GRANDE CANNOLO was introduced at 3 PM in front of a crowd of thousands of astounded onlookers attending the final weekend of NYC's 88th Annual Feast of San Gennaro.


Rotary Governor David Del Monte to Officiate MY BIG GAY ITALIAN WEDDING This WeekendRotary Governor David Del Monte to Officiate MY BIG GAY ITALIAN WEDDING This Weekend
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(9/23/2014) - This Saturday, September 27th, My Big Gay Italian Wedding welcomes David Del Monte as he makes his Off-Broadway debut officiating the wedding of Anthony and Andrew.


Sarah Hyland, Jeff Goldblum, Rumer Willis, SCREAM Parody and More Set for Rockwell: Table & Stage, Oct 2014Sarah Hyland, Jeff Goldblum, Rumer Willis, SCREAM Parody and More Set for Rockwell: Table & Stage, Oct 2014
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)

(9/23/2014) - ROCKWELL Table and Stage, L.A.'s premier spot for extraordinary entertainment and dining is thrilled to announce its October line-up of can't-miss events with a glittering line-up of stars. With such a wide variety of experiences so thrilling, it's enough to make you SCREAM! ROCKWELLTable and Stage is located at 1714 N. Vermont in Los Feliz.


JULIUS CAESAR, Starring Anthony Cochrane, Maurice Jones and More, to Open 2014-15 Season at the Folger TheatreJULIUS CAESAR, Starring Anthony Cochrane, Maurice Jones and More, to Open 2014-15 Season at the Folger Theatre
by BWW News Desk (Washington, DC)

(9/23/2014) - Folger Theatre launches its 2014/15 season in Rome with William Shakespeare's enduring political tragedy, Julius Caesar from October 28 - December 7, 2014. Robert Richmond (Richard III and Henry V at Folger) directs the epic portrait of the battle between ambition and honor, conspiracy and loyalty, leading an outstanding ensemble including Anthony Cochrane (Broadway's War Horse and Folger's Henry VIII) as the honorable Marcus Brutus, and Maurice Jones, making his Folger Theatre debut as Caesar's closest ally, Mark Antony.


Jarrod Spector Replaces Brian d'Arcy James in Pittsburgh Cultural Trust's Cabaret Series, 11/10Jarrod Spector Replaces Brian d'Arcy James in Pittsburgh Cultural Trust's Cabaret Series, 11/10
by BWW News Desk (Cabaret)

(9/23/2014) - The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announced today that Brian d'Arcy James will not perform on November 10, 2014 as part of the stellar line-up of the 2014-15 Trust Cabaret Series.