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Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for April 20-26 Featuring Lesli Margherita, Donna Vivino, and More!|
by Louisa Brady
(4/19/2015) - Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestra's begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven- o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Natalie Douglas in 'Hello Dolly...The Music of Dolly Parton;' 54 Sings the Beatles; Donna Vivino: Confessions of a Broadway Baby; Lesli Margherita: All Hail the Queen; and Sondheim Unplugged.
BWW Reviews: Sher's THE KING AND I is South Pacific's Siamese Twin
by Michael Dale
(4/19/2015) - Kelli O'Hara stars in a Bartlett Sher Rodgers and Hammerstein revival that mimics his previous Rodgers and Hammerstein revival.
BWW Feature: April Showers Show Tunes Bring Young Love
by Matt Tamanini
(4/19/2015) - "April showers may come your way, they bring flowers that bloom in May!" So go the words of the old Tin Pan Alley song. When the days begin to get longer, and the daffodils work to pop up through the dirt, we know that spring is just around the corner. April is that gateway to birds singing, grass growing, and romance blooming. This month we look at spring and the season's sweet rains that give life to young love.
Inside Opening Night Of IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU On Broadway & New Video Promos
by Pat Cerasaro
(4/19/2015) - Go inside the starry opening night of It Shoulda Been You!
BWW Interview: Broadway Siblings Adam and Arielle Jacobs Share Family Photos, Talk Fulfilled Childhood Dreams, Solo Albums, and More!
by Sally Henry (San Francisco)
(4/19/2015) - There's something about performing on Broadway that seems to attract families. Dating back to the early days with the Barrymores, Astaires, and Redgraves, siblings especially have starred on the Great White Way together for ages, and it's no different now. For Adam and Arielle Jacobs, starring on Broadway at the same time is a dream come true.
Hottest Articles on BWWFitnessWorld.com for 4/12/2015 - 4/19/2015
by BWW (Fitness)
(4/19/2015) - Hottest Articles on BWWFitnessWorld.com from 4/12/2015 - 4/19/2015.
Hottest Articles on BWWTravelWorld.com for 4/12/2015 - 4/19/2015
by BWW (Travel)
(4/19/2015) - Hottest Articles on BWWTravelWorld.com from 4/12/2015 - 4/19/2015.
Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, 4/18 Pt 2- THE KING AND I, ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY, FINDING NEVERLAND, and More!
by BWW News Desk (UK / West End)
(4/19/2015) - BroadwayWorld collected as many of yesterday's evening Saturday Intermission Pics as we could to bring you Part 2 of our April 18 #SIP round-up! Check out Part 1 HERE.
Rogue Theater Returns with Don Juan in Hell
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)
(4/19/2015) - Rogue Theater, last seen staging Major Barbara in Andersonville in 2007, ends its eight year hiatus with another George Bernard Shaw classic, Don Juan in Hell. Don Juan is the story of four distinct personalities gathering in Hell to determine the true purpose of humanity. Originally written as the third act of Shaw's Man and Superman (which Rogue produced in 2002), Don Juan is a sharp and biting comedy which lays bare our collective strengths and weaknesses.
American Repertory Ballet Brings SIGNATURE DUETS to Hamilton Stage in Rahway
by BWW News Desk (Dance - New Jersey)
(4/19/2015) - ?American Repertory Ballet will present Signature Duets at Union County Performing Arts Center's Hamilton Stage on Friday, April 24 and Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 8:00pm.
Photo Flash: First Floor Theater presents THE PARANOID STYLE IN AMERICAN POLITICS
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)
(4/19/2015) - First Floor Theater's production of THE PARANOID STYLE IN AMERICAN POLITICS is playing now through May 9, 2015 at Collaboraction's Pentagon Theater. Check out photos of the show below!
New Realbuto Presents YES
by BWW News Desk (Off-Off-Broadway)
(4/19/2015) - Award winning actor and writer Tim Realbuto (Ghostlight; "The Sopranos") will present his newest play 'Yes' as part of the 12th Annual Emerging Artists Theatre New Work series. 'Yes' will perform on Tuesday, June 2nd at 7:00 PM at the TADA! Theatre, 15 West 28th Street. All tickets are $ 10
Family Portrait! Meet the Full Cast of FUN HOME, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast
(4/19/2015) - Fun Home, the highly-anticipated, Award-winning American musical, with music by four-time Tony Award nominee Jeanine Tesori, a book and lyrics by Tony Award nominee Lisa Kron and direction by Drama Desk nominee Sam Gold, officially opens on Broadway tonight, April 19th. Scroll down to learn more about the cast and watch interviews with the company!
BWW Review: Everything is Hilarious on AVENUE Q at The Barn Players
by Steve Wilson (Kansas City)
(4/19/2015) - Spoiler Alert! If you attend Avenue Q, you will find yourself at one of the most creative productions of the theatrical season. Avenue Q opened on Friday April 17 at the Barn Players in Mission, Kansas. Based on the original concept of Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx Avenue Q is a musical in two acts. Music and lyrics are by Lopez and Marx with the book by Jeff Whitty.
Breaking News: Jenn Colella, Chad Kimball, Rodney Hicks & More Set for New Musical COME FROM AWAY at La Jolla
by BWW News Desk (San Diego)
(4/19/2015) - This just in! La Jolla Playhouse has announced the cast and creative team for its season opener, the world-premiere musical Come from Away, featuring book, music and lyrics by the Canadian husband-and-wife team Irene Sankoff and David Hein (My Mother's Lesbian Jewish Wiccan Wedding), directed by Playhouse Artistic Director Christopher Ashley. A co-production with Seattle Repertory Theatre, Come from Away will run May 29 - July 5 in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre (press opening Thursday, June 11).
Photo Flash: Lucy Liu and Jesse Tyler Ferguson Pay a Visit to HAMILTON
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)
(4/19/2015) - The world premiere production of Hamilton, inspired by the book 'Alexander Hamilton' by Ron Chernow, with book, music, and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda and directed by Thomas Kail opened February 17, 2015 at the Public Theater. It has hosted an unprecedented number of A-list celebrity attendees from Jimmy Fallon to Bernadette Peters. The latest to join the line-up of Hamilton visitors are Jesse Tyler Ferguson (MODERN FAMILY) and Lucy Liu (ELEMENTARY). Check out photos of the stars with the cast, below!
Ventriloquist April Brucker to Play Don't Tell Mama
by BWW News Desk (Cabaret)
(4/19/2015) - Ventriloquist and comedian April Brucker (The Today Show, Rachael Ray, My Strange Addiction, Project Greenlight Greenie Award Nominee), is hosting called Pulling Strings: A Night of Ventriloquism and Puppetry, May 17, 2015 at 8 pm at Don't Tell Mama NYC343 W. 46 st.
Pittsburgh Dance Council 2015-16 Season Announcement, Byham Theater
by BWW News Desk (Dance - Pennsylvania)
(4/19/2015) - The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announces the 2015-2016 Pittsburgh Dance Council season. The Pittsburgh Dance Council, a division of Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, will explore concepts of age, gender, sexual identity, ethnicity, legacy and historical context during the upcoming season, which opens on Saturday, October 3, 2015.
Austin Playhouse Presents CHICAGO
by BWW News Desk (Austin)
(4/19/2015) - Austin Playhouse presents Chicago by Fred Ebb and John Kander, directed by Michael McKelvey, May 29 - June 28, 2015. Performances are: Thursday - Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 5 p.m. at Austin Playhouse at Highland Mall 6001 Airport Blvd., Austin, TX 78752.
STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 4/19/15- THE PRODUCERS
by Stage Tube
(4/19/2015) - Today in 2001, The Producers opened at the St. James Theatre, where it ran for 2502 performances. The Producers is a musical adapted by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan from Brooks' 1968 film of the same name, with lyrics written by Brooks and music composed by Brooks and arranged by Glen Kelly and Doug Besterman. As in the film, the story concerns two theatrical producers who scheme to get rich by overselling interests in a Broadway flop. Starring Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick, it won a record-breaking 12 Tony Awards. It spawned a successful London production running for three years, national tours, many productions worldwide and a 2005 film version.
Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 4/19/2015
by BWW (Ft. Myers/Naples)
(4/19/2015) - Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/19/2015 for Ft. Myers/Naples
Now Playing Onstage in Tucson - Week of 4/19/2015
by BWW (Tucson)
(4/19/2015) - Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/19/2015 for Tucson
Now Playing Onstage in Central Pennsylvania - Week of 4/19/2015
by BWW (Central Pennsylvania)
(4/19/2015) - Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/19/2015 for Central Pennsylvania
Now Playing Onstage in Madison - Week of 4/19/2015
by BWW (Madison)
(4/19/2015) - Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/19/2015 for Madison
Now Playing Onstage in San Antonio - Week of 4/19/2015
by BWW (San Antonio)
(4/19/2015) - Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/19/2015 for San Antonio
Now Playing Onstage in Austin - Week of 4/19/2015
by BWW (Austin)
(4/19/2015) - Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/19/2015 for Austin
Now Playing Onstage in Memphis - Week of 4/19/2015
by BWW (Memphis)
(4/19/2015) - Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/19/2015 for Memphis
Now Playing Onstage in Columbus - Week of 4/19/2015
by BWW (Columbus)
(4/19/2015) - Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/19/2015 for Columbus
Now Playing Onstage in Cincinnati - Week of 4/19/2015
by BWW (Cincinnati)
(4/19/2015) - Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/19/2015 for Cincinnati
Now Playing Onstage in Charlotte - Week of 4/19/2015
by BWW (Charlotte)
(4/19/2015) - Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/19/2015 for Charlotte
Now Playing Onstage in Wichita - Week of 4/19/2015
by BWW (Wichita)
(4/19/2015) - Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/19/2015 for Wichita
Now Playing Onstage in South Bend - Week of 4/19/2015
by BWW (South Bend)
(4/19/2015) - Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/19/2015 for South Bend
TV: The Public's HAMILTON Pays Heartfelt Homage to A CHORUS LINE - Full Footage!
Stage and Screen Actor Jonathan Crombie Has Died at Age 48
FLASH FRIDAY: Suddenly Singing! Jake Gyllenhaal Gears Up For LITTLE SHOP
Jenn Colella, Chad Kimball, Rodney Hicks & More Set for New Musical COME FROM AWAY at La Jolla
BWW Reviews: FINDING NEVERLAND Best Left Undiscovered