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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, September 20 - HOLIDAY INN Wishes ON THE TOWN a Happy First Preview, and MorePhoto Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, September 20 - HOLIDAY INN Wishes ON THE TOWN a Happy First Preview, and More
Posted: Sep. 20, 2014


New INTO THE WOODS Movie Social Media Poster ReleasedNew INTO THE WOODS Movie Social Media Poster Released
Posted: Sep. 19, 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


BWW Exclusive: Discover NTI's Moscow Art Theatre SemesterBWW Exclusive: Discover NTI's Moscow Art Theatre Semester
by National Theater Institute (Blogs)

(9/22/2014) - The National Theater Institute has partnered with the Moscow Art Theatre for nearly 25 years and is the longest cultural and educational exchange between Russia and United States. NTI offers the only opportunity for U.S. undergraduates to train at the famed Moscow Art Theatre School. The 13-week, credit-earning program offered each fall allows students to study in the birthplace of modern theater.


VIDEO: Billy Crystal Pays Tribute to Robin Williams, Talks New Book on THE VIEWVIDEO: Billy Crystal Pays Tribute to Robin Williams, Talks New Book on THE VIEW
by TV News Desk

(9/22/2014) - Whoopi and Billy Crystal talk about 'Comic Relief' and pay tribute to Robin Williams. Later, Crystal talks about his new book, 'Still Foolin em.' Check out clips below!


Sheffield Theatres Launch Costume Hire ServiceSheffield Theatres Launch Costume Hire Service
by BWW News Desk (UK Regional)

(9/22/2014) - Sheffield Theatres today announce the launch of a new costume hire service. Theatrical costumes from the theatres' wardrobe department, which houses over 10,000 garments, will be made available to both professional and amateur theatre companies, schools and universities, as well as film production companies, photographers and stylists, through the new service based at the Crucible.


MISS JULIE to Run 10/21-11/8 at August Strindberg RepMISS JULIE to Run 10/21-11/8 at August Strindberg Rep
by BWW News Desk (New York City)

(9/22/2014) - From October 21 to November 8, August Strindberg Repertory will transport Strindberg's 'Miss Julie' to an antebellum Louisiana plantation in a new interpretation conceived by Artistic Director Robert Greer and adapted by Edgar Chisholm from a translation by Greer. The production will include a ballet sequence, which Strindberg specified in the original manuscript and which has never been performed before. The piece will be directed by Robert Greer and choreographed by Ja' Malik.


Billy Porter's WHILE I YET LIVE Begins Performances Tomorrow at Primary StagesBilly Porter's WHILE I YET LIVE Begins Performances Tomorrow at Primary Stages
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(9/22/2014) - Primary Stages in association with Susan Dietz (Fela!, Mothers and Sons), presents the world premiere of While I Yet Live by the Tony-winning star of Kinky Boots and Angels in America, Billy Porter, and directed by Tony Award nominee Sheryl Kaller (Mothers and Sons, Next Fall, Adrift in Macao). While I Yet Live plays a limited, six-week engagement September 23 - October 31 at Primary Stages at The Duke on 42nd Street - a NEW 42ND STREET project (229 West 42nd Street). Opening night is Sunday, October 12 at 5PM.


Celebrating Adolph Green, Randy Graff, The Skivvies & More Set for 54 Below this WeekCelebrating Adolph Green, Randy Graff, The Skivvies & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk (Cabaret)

(9/22/2014) - Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551.


Broadway Worldwide Entertainment Media's DIRECT FROM BROADWAY Will Bring Theatre to the Big ScreenBroadway Worldwide Entertainment Media's DIRECT FROM BROADWAY Will Bring Theatre to the Big Screen
by BWW News Desk

(9/22/2014) - On September 19, 2014, Broadway Worldwide, Inc. and Chinese media entrepreneur Dr. Bruno Wu's Sun New Light Culture Development Limited, a part of Sun Seven Stars Entertainment Media Group, today announced a joint venture agreement to create Broadway Worldwide Entertainment Media (BWEM).


THE RESIDUALS' Pensavalle To Raise KickStarter Awareness by Tending Bar 9/22THE RESIDUALS' Pensavalle To Raise KickStarter Awareness by Tending Bar 9/22
by The Residuals

(9/22/2014) - BroadwayWorld's newest webseries parternship THE RESIDUALS is in the middle of a month long KickStarter campaign to make their second season the best it can be. To help raise awareness for the campaign, the show's co-creator and star, Gillian Pensavalle, is reprising her old Monday night bar shift at Planet Rose in New York City (219 Avenue A Frnt 2, New York, New York 10009)!


Buntport Theater to Present THE UNAUTHORIZED STORY OF A FICTIONAL TELEVISION SHOW, Begin. 10/21Buntport Theater to Present THE UNAUTHORIZED STORY OF A FICTIONAL TELEVISION SHOW, Begin. 10/21
by BWW News Desk (Denver)

(9/22/2014) - In the vein of the unauthorized stories of Saved by the Bell, Mork & Mindy, and Three's Company, Buntport Theater brings you the behind-the-scenes tribulations (and the in-front-of-the-scenes silliness) of a completely made-up sit-com!


GHOSTS OF OCEAN HOUSE to Run 10/10-26 at Players' RingGHOSTS OF OCEAN HOUSE to Run 10/10-26 at Players' Ring
by BWW News Desk (New Hampshire)

(9/22/2014) - The Players' Ring ushers in the Halloween season with the return of the award-winning play 'Ghosts of Ocean House,' by York writer Michael Kimball, recipient of the 2014 John Gassner Memorial Playwriting Award (New England Theatre Conference) for his most recent play, Duck and Cover.


BroadwayWorld Announces Partnership with Comedy Webseries THE RESIDUALSBroadwayWorld Announces Partnership with Comedy Webseries THE RESIDUALS
by The Residuals

(9/22/2014) - In the tradition of SUBMISSIONS ONLY, BroadwayWorld is proud to announce that Season 2 of the critically-acclaimed comedy webseries THE RESIDUALS will premiere exclusively on BWW in early 2015. THE RESIDUALS' team is now in pre-production for its second season, featuring guest stars Horatio Sanz (SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE), Jenna Leigh Green (SABRINA THE TEENAGE WITCH, Broadway's WICKED), and commercial acting legend Michael Torpey.


BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT 2014 Winners Collabro will Headline WEST END HEROESBRITAIN'S GOT TALENT 2014 Winners Collabro will Headline WEST END HEROES
by BWW News Desk (UK / West End)

(9/22/2014) - Britain's Got Talent winners Collabro are today announced as the headline act at the 2014 West End Heroes gala concert at the Dominion Theatre on Sunday September 28. The chart-topping group - the fastest selling new British band of 2014 - will be perfoming a song from their No1 debut album Stars.


Swiftly Tilting Theatre Presents Cabaret Benefit For Reproductive RightsSwiftly Tilting Theatre Presents Cabaret Benefit For Reproductive Rights
by BWW News Desk (Cabaret)

(9/22/2014) - Broadway, Off-Broadway, and up-and-coming NY talent raise their voices for reproductive rights at the Don't Speak Cabaret Benefit at the Metropolitan Room on Sunday, October 26 at 9:30pm.


Adelaide Festival Centre Presents a Kultour Touring Event: GRACE BARBEAdelaide Festival Centre Presents a Kultour Touring Event: GRACE BARBE
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Adelaide)

(9/22/2014) - A colourful and energetic fusion of tropical island rhythms along with African percussion and a whole host of musical influences including pop, jazz, and reggae, Grace Barbe is bringing her afro sound of the Seychelles to the Space Theatre for one show only on 16 October.


Hollis McCarthy, Rebecca Nelson & More to Star in SHATTER at Urban StagesHollis McCarthy, Rebecca Nelson & More to Star in SHATTER at Urban Stages
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(9/22/2014) - Frances Hill, Founding Artistic Director of Urban Stages, today announced casting for the American Premiere of the award-winning drama Shatter by prolific Canadian playwright Trina Davies, directed by Susan Fenichell.


Redhouse to Screen LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, 10/3Redhouse to Screen LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, 10/3
by BWW News Desk (Central New York)

(9/22/2014) - The Redhouse Arts Center's Musical Movie Mania returns on October 3 with a screening of the cult classic musical Little Shop of Horrors.


L.A, UNIFIED to Play United Solo Fest, 10/11 & 20L.A, UNIFIED to Play United Solo Fest, 10/11 & 20
by BWW News Desk (New York City)

(9/22/2014) - L. A. Unified, a solo show written and performed by David Newer, will play at the Theatre Row Complex (410 W. 42nd St.) as part of the United Solo Festival on October 11th and 20th starting at 7:30PM. Erica Silberman directs Newer as he embodies 16 characters while recounting the chapter in his life as a substitute teacher in the often brutal L.A. Unified School System.


Vaya Adventures Plans One of the Greatest Travel Experience in South AmericaVaya Adventures Plans One of the Greatest Travel Experience in South America
by BWW News Desk (Travel)

(9/22/2014) - Vaya Adventures (http://www.vayaadventures.com), the expert in designing bespoke vacations in Latin America, makes it their job to uncover the unvisited and extraordinary.


League of Professional Theatre Women to Welcome Designers & Directors, 9/29League of Professional Theatre Women to Welcome Designers & Directors, 9/29
by BWW News Desk (New York City)

(9/22/2014) - The League of Professional Theatre Women will present an event, 'A Discussion: Designers and Directors' focusing on the roles and careers of the unseen artists in professional theater, on Monday September 29 from 6pm to 8pm at TheatreLab at 357 W. 36th St. on the 3rd floor.


Eric & Little Ern to Perform at St.James Theatre this Holiday SeasonEric & Little Ern to Perform at St.James Theatre this Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk (UK Regional)

(9/22/2014) - Now Eric and Little Ern, an acclaimed, affectionate, moving and fantastically funny stage homage to the greatest comedy double act that Britain has ever seen, is following in their illustrious footsteps with its second London Christmas season.


Mitchell Butel to Perform Cabaret Show at Hayes TheatreMitchell Butel to Perform Cabaret Show at Hayes Theatre
by BWW News Desk (Australia - Sydney)

(9/22/2014) - A thousand dreams, a handful of loves, too many martinis and 24 hours packed into 80 minutes of song. Tales of time from the jazz and blues songbooks starring Mitchell Butel, presented by Neil Gooding in association with Hayes Theatre Co.


Lincoln Theatre Continues Free CONVERSATIONS Series, 10/23Lincoln Theatre Continues Free CONVERSATIONS Series, 10/23
by BWW News Desk (Cleveland)

(9/22/2014) - On Thursday, October 23, the Lincoln Theatre Association will continue Conversations, a free series designed to generate community discussion on a variety of interesting questions surrounding the arts. The second event in the Lincoln Conversations Series will be "Feeling It: Gospel to Soul."


Jeanne Robertson Coming to Gates Concert Hall in 2015Jeanne Robertson Coming to Gates Concert Hall in 2015
by BWW News Desk (Comedy - Denver )

(9/22/2014) - Humorist Jeanne Robertson is bringing her "FABulously Funny" tour to DENVER. Robertson will perform LIVE at JUNE SWANER GATES CONCERT HALL on FRIDAY, JANUARY 16 at 7:30pm.


The Gamm Extends GROUNDED Through 10/3The Gamm Extends GROUNDED Through 10/3
by BWW News Desk (Rhode Island)

(9/22/2014) - Grounded runs through Oct. 3 at The Gamm Theatre, 172 Exchange St., Pawtucket, RI. Tickets are$41 and $49 (depending on day/time). Tickets: 401-723-4266 or gammtheatre.org. (Student, senior and group discounts available for performances through Sept. 28 only.)


LOST IN YONKERS Opens 10/16 at Bare Bones TheaterLOST IN YONKERS Opens 10/16 at Bare Bones Theater
by BWW News Desk (Long Island)

(9/22/2014) - Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and Best Play Tony Award, Neil Simon's 'Lost in Yonkers' opens October 16, 2014, for 10 performances over three weekends at Bare Bones Theater in Northport, NY. Tickets are on sale at www.barebonestheater.com.


South Camden Theatre Company to Open 10th Anniversary Season with BROKEN GLASSSouth Camden Theatre Company to Open 10th Anniversary Season with BROKEN GLASS
by BWW News Desk (New Jersey)

(9/22/2014) - South Camden Theatre Company, a nonprofit professional theatre company located in Camden, New Jersey announces its 10th season titled "A Season of Faith" with a production of BROKEN GLASS written by Arthur Miller and directed by Craig Hutchings. The cast includes Lee Kiszonas, Michael Hicks, Pat DeFusco, Maria Panvini, Tami Gordon Brody and Dan Hickey.


Synetic Theater to Offer Childcare During 10/5 PerformanceSynetic Theater to Offer Childcare During 10/5 Performance
by BWW News Desk (Norfolk)

(9/22/2014) - Synetic Theater will open its 2014/2015 season with a new adaptation of HG Wells' haunting novel The Island of Dr. Moreau directed by and starring Paata Tsikurishvili.


Center Stage Theater Celebrates Halloween with YOUNG FRANKENSTEINCenter Stage Theater Celebrates Halloween with YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)

(9/22/2014) - Halloween comes to Center Stage the entire month of October with YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN.


Shakespeare Festival St. Louis Announces ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA for the Main StageShakespeare Festival St. Louis Announces ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA for the Main Stage
by BWW News Desk (St. Louis)

(9/22/2014) - Festival Celebrates 15 Year Anniversary of Free, Live, Outdoor Theatre in Forest Park. St. Louis Native Mike Donahue to Direct Epic Tale of Rulers and Lovers


THE HANGOVER AND 21 & 22 JUMP STREET STAR ROB RIGGLE CELEBRATED FOOTBALL SEASON AT LAGASSE'S STADIUM AT THE PALAZZO® LAS VEGASTHE HANGOVER AND 21 & 22 JUMP STREET STAR ROB RIGGLE CELEBRATED FOOTBALL SEASON AT LAGASSE'S STADIUM AT THE PALAZZO® LAS VEGAS
by BWW News Desk (Las Vegas)

(9/22/2014) - On Sunday (September 21, 2014), Lagasse's Stadium at The Palazzo Las Vegas welcomed actor, comedian and retired United States Marine Corps Reserve officer Rob Riggle to celebrate week three of the 2014 football season. Riggle, who most recently starred in Let's Be Cops, made an appearance on the red carpet at Lagasse's Stadium, followed by a visit to one of the stadium's luxury boxes with a group of friends.


BWW Reviews: Mary Lambert Makes People Feel in Live ConcertBWW Reviews: Mary Lambert Makes People Feel in Live Concert
by David Clarke (New York City)

(9/22/2014) - Like most people, I first discovered Mary Lambert because of the chorus hook that she wrote and sang for Macklemore and Ryan Lewis single "Same Love." Since then, Mary Lambert has gone on to release two digital EPs and a handful of singles, growing her stardom and garnering success. Now the 25-year-old poet and singer-songwriter is promoting her upcoming full length album, HEART ON MY SLEEVE. Seeing her perform live, I have no doubt that her career will be long and full of milestone accomplishments and successes.


Rehearsals Begin for Broadway-Bound AN AMERICAN IN PARIS; Full Cast Announced!Rehearsals Begin for Broadway-Bound AN AMERICAN IN PARIS; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk

(9/22/2014) - Rehearsals begin today, Monday, September 22, for the upcoming world premiere of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS prior to its engagement at the Theatre du Chatelet in Paris where previews will begin Saturday, November 22, 2014 for a Wednesday, December 10, 2014 opening night. The Broadway run of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS will begin previews Friday, March 13, 2015 for a Sunday, April 12, 2015 opening night at the Palace Theatre (Broadway at 47th Street).


Disney's THE LION KING Becomes Top Box Office Title in All MediumsDisney's THE LION KING Becomes Top Box Office Title in All Mediums
by Movies News Desk

(9/22/2014) - Disney's THE LION KING stage musical has now achieved the most successful box office earnings of any work in any media in entertainment history.


Photo Flash: Chuck Cooper, Bob Ari & More Join Randie Levine-Miller for BROADWAY SHOWSTOPPER DIVOSPhoto Flash: Chuck Cooper, Bob Ari & More Join Randie Levine-Miller for BROADWAY SHOWSTOPPER DIVOS
by BWW News Desk (Cabaret)

(9/22/2014) - On Monday, September 15, Randie Levine-Miller presented and hosted Broadway Showstopper Divos --'A Swell Party' at the Metropolitan Room, 34 West 22nd Street.