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VIDEO: It's Here! Meryl Streep, Anna Kendrick & More Shine in First Teaser for Disney's Star-Studded INTO THE WOODS!VIDEO: It's Here! Meryl Streep, Anna Kendrick & More Shine in First Teaser for Disney's Star-Studded INTO THE WOODS!
Posted: Jul. 31, 2014


First Production Photos From INTO THE WOODS Movie! Meryl Streep, Anna Kendrick & MoreFirst Production Photos From INTO THE WOODS Movie! Meryl Streep, Anna Kendrick & More
Posted: Jul. 30, 2014


Breaking News: GIRLS Star Allison Williams Will Fly High as Title Character in NBC's PETER PAN LIVE! SpecialBreaking News: GIRLS Star Allison Williams Will Fly High as Title Character in NBC's PETER PAN LIVE! Special
Posted: Jul. 30, 2014


VIDEO: Julia Roberts Plays Face Balls, Talks 'Normal Heart' on TONIGHT SHOWVIDEO: Julia Roberts Plays Face Balls, Talks 'Normal Heart' on TONIGHT SHOW
Posted: Aug. 1, 2014


BWW Recap: SYTYCD Eliminates Four, Announces All-Stars! Full Results & Pictures!BWW Recap: SYTYCD Eliminates Four, Announces All-Stars! Full Results & Pictures!
Posted: Jul. 31, 2014


Airy Poster Set For New Broadway-Themed Film BIRDMANAiry Poster Set For New Broadway-Themed Film BIRDMAN
Posted: Aug. 1, 2014


THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: PETER PAN On TV, Mary Martin To Allison WilliamsTHEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: PETER PAN On TV, Mary Martin To Allison Williams
Posted: Jul. 31, 2014


Sony Music Masterworks Signs One-Man A Cappella Vocalist & YouTube Star Peter HollensSony Music Masterworks Signs One-Man A Cappella Vocalist & YouTube Star Peter Hollens
Posted: Jul. 31, 2014


Trailer & Poster - Michael Keaton Struggles to Mount a Broadway Play in New Film BIRDMANTrailer & Poster - Michael Keaton Struggles to Mount a Broadway Play in New Film BIRDMAN
Posted: Jul. 31, 2014


INTO THE WOODS Movie Trailer To Premiere On ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT?INTO THE WOODS Movie Trailer To Premiere On ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT?
Posted: Jul. 30, 2014


Sara Bareilles Previews Song From WAITRESS: THE MUSICALSara Bareilles Previews Song From WAITRESS: THE MUSICAL
Posted: Jul. 30, 2014


Lady Gaga Sings PAL JOEY In New Tony Bennett Duets Album Live TeaseLady Gaga Sings PAL JOEY In New Tony Bennett Duets Album Live Tease
Posted: Jul. 28, 2014


INTO THE WOODS Movie Trailer To Be Released This Week?INTO THE WOODS Movie Trailer To Be Released This Week?
Posted: Jul. 29, 2014


BWW TV: FORBIDDEN BROADWAY Spoofs LES MIZ, BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY & More at Barnes & Noble!BWW TV: FORBIDDEN BROADWAY Spoofs LES MIZ, BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY & More at Barnes & Noble!
Posted: Jul. 26, 2014


STAGE TUBE: NBC Finds Its Peter Pan! Listen to Allison Williams in Action!STAGE TUBE: NBC Finds Its Peter Pan! Listen to Allison Williams in Action!
Posted: Jul. 30, 2014


BWW TV Exclusive: BACKSTAGE WITH RICHARD RIDGE- Pippins of Past and Present, Kyle Dean Massey and John Rubinstein!BWW TV Exclusive: BACKSTAGE WITH RICHARD RIDGE- Pippins of Past and Present, Kyle Dean Massey and John Rubinstein!
Posted: Jul. 27, 2014


Rob Reiner Reveals New Plans to Bring PRINCESS BRIDE Musical to BroadwayRob Reiner Reveals New Plans to Bring PRINCESS BRIDE Musical to Broadway
Posted: Jul. 29, 2014


Andy Jones, Kecia Lewis, Blake Hammond & More Join Paige Faure in CINDERELLA TourAndy Jones, Kecia Lewis, Blake Hammond & More Join Paige Faure in CINDERELLA Tour
Posted: Jul. 28, 2014


VIDEO: Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett Talk New Album 'Cheek to Cheek' on TODAYVIDEO: Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett Talk New Album 'Cheek to Cheek' on TODAY
Posted: Jul. 29, 2014


BWW Recap: Broadway's Patti Murin Breaks Down Finale of First 'Real' Season of THE BACHELORETTEBWW Recap: Broadway's Patti Murin Breaks Down Finale of First 'Real' Season of THE BACHELORETTE
Posted: Jul. 29, 2014


Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Aug. 1Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Aug. 1
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(8/1/2014) - Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from Friday, August 1, 2014.


The Pussycat Dolls' Nicole Scherzinger in Talks to Star as 'Grizabella' in CATS at the London Palladium!The Pussycat Dolls' Nicole Scherzinger in Talks to Star as 'Grizabella' in CATS at the London Palladium!
by BWW News Desk (UK / West End)

(8/1/2014) - The Daily Mail writes that The Pussycat Dolls' lead vocalist Nicole Scherzinger is in early negotiations to star as 'Grizabella' in the upcoming CATS revival at the London Palladium this winter.


2014 Planet Connections Theatre Festivity Awards Show Set for This Sunday2014 Planet Connections Theatre Festivity Awards Show Set for This Sunday
by BWW News Desk (Off-Off-Broadway)

(8/1/2014) - The 2014 Planet Connections Theatre Festivity Awards Show will take place on Sunday, August 3, 2014 at the Alvin Ailey Citigroup Theater (405 West 55th Street).


Bill Murray to Lend Voice to 'Baloo' in Disney's THE JUNGLE BOOKBill Murray to Lend Voice to 'Baloo' in Disney's THE JUNGLE BOOK
by Movies News Desk

(8/1/2014) - Veteran actor Bill Murray has joined the cast of Disney's The Jungle Book as the voice of Baloo.


BLACK COMEDY to Open 9/12 at City TheatreBLACK COMEDY to Open 9/12 at City Theatre
by BWW News Desk (St. Petersburg)

(8/1/2014) - City Theatre's 90th Mainstage Season, presented by Raymond James, kicks off with Black Comedy, at 4025 31st Street South, St. Petersburg.


Photo Flash: First Look at Jason Alexander-Helmed BROADWAY BOUND at the Odyssey TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at Jason Alexander-Helmed BROADWAY BOUND at the Odyssey Theatre
by BWW News Desk

(8/1/2014) - Heartwarming, poignant -- and hilarious. Odyssey Theatre Ensemble presents a revival of Neil Simon's semi-autobiographical dramatic comedy, Broadway Bound, directed by Jason Alexander (Seinfeld), who created the role of 'Stanley' in the original Broadway production. The 8-week run at the Odyssey Theatre is set to open tomorrow night, August 2. BroadwayWorld has a first look at Alexander working with the cast, plus production photos, below!


Michael Kass's CEREMONY Comes to 2014 Chicago Fringe Festival, 8/30-9/1Michael Kass's CEREMONY Comes to 2014 Chicago Fringe Festival, 8/30-9/1
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(8/1/2014) - Ceremony, an award winning, critically acclaimed solo show about love, fear and Ayahuasca, written & performed by Michael Kass & directed by Diana Wyenn, is coming to the Chicago Fringe Festival for three performances only: August 30 at 4 PM; August 31 at 10 PM; and September 1 at 7 PM.


TRIEU TRAN (UNPLUGGED) to Support VAALA in Orange County, 8/17TRIEU TRAN (UNPLUGGED) to Support VAALA in Orange County, 8/17
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)

(8/1/2014) - Shakespeare/Summerfest Orange County (SOC) at The Garden Grove Amphitheater continues its innovative 2014 season of ONE BIG FAMILY UNDER THE STARS by joining forces with the Vietnamese American Arts & Letters Association (VAALA) in producing a community night benefit for VAALA. TRIEU TRAN (UNPLUGGED), a concert version of the Vietnamese American actor's critically acclaimed UNCLE HO TO UNCLE SAM, directed by Robert Egan, which played to sold out houses at The Kirk Douglas Theatre in Los Angeles last year, will make its Orange County debut for a one-night only engagement.


SOC Summons a Storm of Comedy with George M. Cohan's THE TAVERN, 8/9-30SOC Summons a Storm of Comedy with George M. Cohan's THE TAVERN, 8/9-30
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)

(8/1/2014) - A raging storm of laughs will hit the Shakespeare/Summerfest Orange County stage as George M. Cohan's comedy, The Tavern performs August 9-30. As part of SOC's commitment to a diverse season, The Tavern will provide audiences with a turn of the century comedy for all ages. Among new faces to SOC -- including Ovation Award nominated Bo Foxworth -- many SOC regulars will return for this production, as well as Producing Artistic Director John Walcutt.


YogaFit Releases DVD That Gets Owners and Pets in ShapeYogaFit Releases DVD That Gets Owners and Pets in Shape
by BWW News Desk (Fitness)

(8/1/2014) - Today, Beth Shaw's YogaFit Training Systems Worldwide, the largest yoga school in North America, is proud to announce the release of the FURociously Fit DVD and CD line. Understanding the important relationship between pets and their owners, Shaw carefully designed FURociously Fit to teach both humans and animals the 20/30/40 walking and yoga program.


Photo Flash: First Look at Bayou City Theatrics' TRIASSIC PARQPhoto Flash: First Look at Bayou City Theatrics' TRIASSIC PARQ
by BWW News Desk (Houston)

(8/1/2014) - TRIASSIC PARQ THE MUSICAL, winner of the 2010 New York Fringe Festival, is a raunchy ride through the Triassic period! Utilizing the basic plot of iconic dinosaur film, Jurassic Park, TRIASSIC PARQ reveals 'the true story,' from the perspective of the dinosaurs. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!


DETENTION: The Improv Show Returns to LOL Nashville, 8/16DETENTION: The Improv Show Returns to LOL Nashville, 8/16
by BWW News Desk (Comedy - Nashville)

(8/1/2014) - After taking a month off for a little summer vacation (and by vacation we mean teaching our first round of improv classes and some cast members traveling to NYC to perform at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre for The Del Close Marathon), we can't wait to be back on stage!


CELTIC SONG AND DANCE! to Feature Louisville Band and McTeggart Irish Dancers at Lincoln Amphitheatre, 8/17CELTIC SONG AND DANCE! to Feature Louisville Band and McTeggart Irish Dancers at Lincoln Amphitheatre, 8/17
by BWW News Desk (Indianapolis)

(8/1/2014) - A Celtic concert featuring a Louisville band and the McTeggart Irish Dancers take the amphitheatre's stage for a second time.


Photo Flash: HEDWIG's Neil Patrick Harris Tweets Before- and After-Show Selfies - Sans Clothes!Photo Flash: HEDWIG's Neil Patrick Harris Tweets Before- and After-Show Selfies - Sans Clothes!
by BWW News Desk

(8/1/2014) - Star of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Neil Patrick Harris took to Twitter before and after the show last night in two separate dressing rooms with the captions 'Let's do this' and 'Just did this'. Scroll down for a closeup of his rockin' -- albeit exhausted -- body!


ReVision Theatre to Present TICK, TICK...BOOM! at Theatre Bar, 8/8-24ReVision Theatre to Present TICK, TICK...BOOM! at Theatre Bar, 8/8-24
by BWW News Desk (New Jersey)

(8/1/2014) - ReVision Theatre, Asbury Park's professional regional theatre company devoted to producing fresh theatre with new perspective, will present the 90's rock musical Tick, Tick..Boom!, with lyrics and music by Jonathan Larson, the late creator of the Tony and Pulitzer-prize winning RENT, at Theatre Bar (610 Bangs Avenue) from August 8th thru August 24th.


Nick Lehan to Join Maestro Glenn Pearson at theatreWashington's SHOW TUNES & COCKTAILS, 8/11Nick Lehan to Join Maestro Glenn Pearson at theatreWashington's SHOW TUNES & COCKTAILS, 8/11
by BWW News Desk (Washington, DC)

(8/1/2014) - Show Tunes & Cocktails, theatreWashington's monthly gathering of Broadway aficionados hosted by pianist and raconteur Glenn Pearson, welcomes guest artist Nick Lehan to the Beacon Bar & Grill on Monday, August 11, from 7pm to 10pm. Currently appearing in a riotous production of The Pirates of Penzance at Toby's Dinner Theatre in Columbia, MD, Lehan was recently seen at the Kennedy Center in Camelot in Concert, at Signature Theatre in Sycamore Trees, and in numerous roles at the Keegan Theatre and Olney Theatre Center.


ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery Welcomes Mathew Wright as New Artistic DirectorArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery Welcomes Mathew Wright as New Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk (Seattle)

(8/1/2014) - ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery is pleased to announce the appointment of Mathew Wright as Artistic Director, effective September 1, 2014.


Hit Cabaret Show OPTION UP! to Return Aug 10 at Stage 773Hit Cabaret Show OPTION UP! to Return Aug 10 at Stage 773
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(8/1/2014) - Option Up!, the acclaimed musical theater cabaret and talk-show, returns Sunday, August 10, 2014 in The Cab at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Avenue, Chicago. Featuring Aaron Benham and Christopher Pazdernik, Option Up! runs the second Sunday of each month through November 9 at 7:30 PM.


SPARTACUS Star Nick Tarabay Joins HERO TheatreSPARTACUS Star Nick Tarabay Joins HERO Theatre
by BWW News Desk (Off-Off-Broadway)

(8/1/2014) - HERO Theatre announced Nick Tarabay, best known as "Ashur" on the television drama Spartacus, has joined their resident acting ensemble. Spartacus originally on STARZ, has recently been acquired by the SyFy Network.


Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits -  THE LION KINGMeet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits - THE LION KING
by BWW Special Coverage

(8/1/2014) - A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With several weeks until the craziness begins, there is still plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's already occupied theaters . BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's The Lion King below!


Next-In-Line Productions to Produce SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME at Gene Frankel Theatre, 8/29 - 9/6Next-In-Line Productions to Produce SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME at Gene Frankel Theatre, 8/29 - 9/6
by BWW News Desk (Off-Off-Broadway)

(8/1/2014) - Someone Who'll Watch Over Me focuses on the trials and tribulations of an Irishman, an Englishman and an American who are kidnapped and held hostage in a nondescript location in Lebanon. As the three men strive for survival, they also find themselves trying to overcome both their personal grudges towards one another, and their nationalistic differences, all under the watchful eyes and ears of their captors.


Capital Stage Company Announces 10th Season: MOVING BETWEEN WORLDSCapital Stage Company Announces 10th Season: MOVING BETWEEN WORLDS
by BWW News Desk (Sacramento)

(8/1/2014) - Capital Stage will present a season of plays that capture the company's bold, thought-provoking aesthetic. The season features a mix of styles and genres, all meant to encourage dialogue between performers and audience and keep patrons thinking and discussing long after they leave the theater.


New Jersey Teenagers' Play BITTER AS BEER, SWEET LIKE DAISY to be Produced Off-Broadway, 8/22 - 8/24New Jersey Teenagers' Play BITTER AS BEER, SWEET LIKE DAISY to be Produced Off-Broadway, 8/22 - 8/24
by BWW News Desk (Off-Off-Broadway)

(8/1/2014) - Off Broadway will play host to 3 performances written, directed, produced and performed by a gifted group of teenagers from New Jersey. The stage play, Bitter as Beer, Sweet like Daisy, will perform at the Roy Arias Studios, 300 43rd Street, August 22-24th, 2014.


State Theatre's 88th Season Launches Members Only Sales, 8/5State Theatre's 88th Season Launches Members Only Sales, 8/5
by BWW News Desk (Central Pennsylvania)

(8/1/2014) - Ticket sales for the non-profit State Theatre's 88th Season will kick off Tuesday, August 5th with Members Only sales beginning at 6 AM.


South Coast Repertory Announces Production Calendar, August through November 2014South Coast Repertory Announces Production Calendar, August through November 2014
by BWW News Desk (Costa Mesa)

(8/1/2014) - The South Coast Repertory Announces their Production Calendar spanning August through November 2014. Their productions include PETER PAN, THE TEMPEST, VENUS IN FUR, ZEALOT, CHARLOTTE'S WEB, and A CHRISTMAS CAROL. For more information, read below.


Deno's Wonder Wheel Music Marathon to be Performed in Coney Island on 8/2 & 8/16Deno's Wonder Wheel Music Marathon to be Performed in Coney Island on 8/2 & 8/16
by BWW News Desk (Brooklyn)

(8/1/2014) - Join Deno's Wonder Wheel Music Marathon Saturday August 2nd & August 16th for a variety of surf, rockabilly and rock n' roll. The Wonder Wheel Music Marathon has been rocking since 2006. The event is free and lasts from 2pm-8pm. Don't miss it!


Classic Albums Live to Perform 'Abbey Road' at Boston's Colonial Theatre on 9/6Classic Albums Live to Perform 'Abbey Road' at Boston's Colonial Theatre on 9/6
by BWW News Desk (Boston)

(8/1/2014) - Classic Albums Live will perform Abbey Road at The Colonial Theatre on September 6 at 8pm. Remember when you used to listen to an entire album? Classic Albums Live does. For the first time in popular music, the greatest albums from the 60s and 70s are recreated live on stage, note for note and cut for cut.


Explore the Backdrop of THE GIVER with African Travel, Inc.Explore the Backdrop of THE GIVER with African Travel, Inc.
by BWW News Desk (Travel)

(8/1/2014) - Hollywood's latest sci-fi thriller paints the picture of a seemingly idyllic community that has gone to great lengths to protect its dark and painful past. The Giver, set for release on August 15, boasts an impressive cast including Meryl Streep, Jeff Bridges, Alexander Skarsgrd, Taylor Swift and Katie Holmes, who filmed primarily in the striking South African cities of Cape Town and Johannesburg. While the script depicts a society deprived of colors and memories, in actuality these areas vibrate with a kaleidoscope of hues and history. Walk in the footsteps of your favorite actors and experience the brilliance of South Africa with African Travel, Inc. on a variety of completely customizable itineraries!


Terrace Plaza Playhouse to Stage HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL, 8/8-9/20Terrace Plaza Playhouse to Stage HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL, 8/8-9/20
by BWW News Desk (Salt Lake City)

(8/1/2014) - Terrace Plaza Playhouse will present HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL, August 8 through September 20, 2014 every Friday, Saturday and Monday evening at 7:30 PM.




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