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VIDEO: Kristen Bell Sings as Mary Poppins in New FUNNY OR DIE Parody!VIDEO: Kristen Bell Sings as Mary Poppins in New FUNNY OR DIE Parody!
Posted: Jul. 24, 2014


Fall PBS Specials Announced - Kristin Chenoweth, PORGY & BESS, SWEENEY TODD, Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett, CATS & More!Fall PBS Specials Announced - Kristin Chenoweth, PORGY & BESS, SWEENEY TODD, Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett, CATS & More!
Posted: Jul. 22, 2014


John Kander, Bill T. Jones, BAM & More to Receive 2013 National Medals of ArtsJohn Kander, Bill T. Jones, BAM & More to Receive 2013 National Medals of Arts
Posted: Jul. 22, 2014


Jeremy Jordan and Anna Kendrick-Led THE LAST FIVE YEARS Movie to Be Featured at Toronto International Film Festival in September!Jeremy Jordan and Anna Kendrick-Led THE LAST FIVE YEARS Movie to Be Featured at Toronto International Film Festival in September!
Posted: Jul. 22, 2014


BWW Exclusive: OSU Music Alums, Teachers, Parents Sound Off on Marching Band Sex Scandal - Is Jon Waters a Scapegoat?BWW Exclusive: OSU Music Alums, Teachers, Parents Sound Off on Marching Band Sex Scandal - Is Jon Waters a Scapegoat?
Posted: Jul. 25, 2014


BWW Recap: Did SYTYCD's Top-16 Episode Feature the Show's Sexiest Routine Ever? Updated & with PicturesBWW Recap: Did SYTYCD's Top-16 Episode Feature the Show's Sexiest Routine Ever? Updated & with Pictures
Posted: Jul. 24, 2014


Photo Flash: First Look at Jeremy Jordan, Laura Michelle Kelly and More in Broadway-Bound FINDING NEVERLAND at A.R.T.Photo Flash: First Look at Jeremy Jordan, Laura Michelle Kelly and More in Broadway-Bound FINDING NEVERLAND at A.R.T.
Posted: Jul. 24, 2014


WICKED Trifecta! Eden Espinosa & Shoshana Bean With Idina Menzel At IF/THENWICKED Trifecta! Eden Espinosa & Shoshana Bean With Idina Menzel At IF/THEN
Posted: Jul. 22, 2014


Just In From the Musicians Union: Met Opera General Manager Peter Gelb Threatens Lockout and Cancellation of SeasonJust In From the Musicians Union: Met Opera General Manager Peter Gelb Threatens Lockout and Cancellation of Season
Posted: Jul. 23, 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


Sneak Peek Of Jeremy Jordan Onstage In FINDING NEVERLANDSneak Peek Of Jeremy Jordan Onstage In FINDING NEVERLAND
Posted: Jul. 23, 2014


VIDEO: Tony Winner Audra McDonald Sings Actual Yahoo Answers on FALLON!VIDEO: Tony Winner Audra McDonald Sings Actual Yahoo Answers on FALLON!
Posted: Jul. 24, 2014


Breaking News: BULLETS OVER BROADWAY Sets August Closing DateBreaking News: BULLETS OVER BROADWAY Sets August Closing Date
Posted: Jul. 22, 2014


VIDEO: Look Out Idina & Kristin! YouTubers Present All-Male Medley of WICKED SongsVIDEO: Look Out Idina & Kristin! YouTubers Present All-Male Medley of WICKED Songs
Posted: Jul. 22, 2014


Gary Barlow Previews FINDING NEVERLAND Title TuneGary Barlow Previews FINDING NEVERLAND Title Tune
Posted: Jul. 25, 2014


Just In From the Musicians Union: Met Orchestra Musicians Blame Peter Gelb; Detail Plan to Save $20MJust In From the Musicians Union: Met Orchestra Musicians Blame Peter Gelb; Detail Plan to Save $20M
Posted: Jul. 25, 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


Tom Hiddleston's Shakespeare-Themed Jaguar Ad Banned In UKTom Hiddleston's Shakespeare-Themed Jaguar Ad Banned In UK
Posted: Jul. 23, 2014


MTC's Lisa McNulty Named New Producing Artistic Director of Women's Project TheaterMTC's Lisa McNulty Named New Producing Artistic Director of Women's Project Theater
Posted: Jul. 23, 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


JUST IN! Choreographer Spencer Liff Joins Goodspeed's THE CIRCUS IN WINTERJUST IN! Choreographer Spencer Liff Joins Goodspeed's THE CIRCUS IN WINTER
by BWW News Desk (Connecticut)

(7/28/2014) - Choreographer Spencer Liff - hot on the heels of HEDWIG on Broadwaybig Tony win - joins Goodspeed's creative team this fall to bring some hot moves to this cool new musical. Fans of @SoYouThinkYouCanDance will get the opportunity to see his latest steps in action right on The Norma Terris stage in The Circus in Winter.


Photo Flash: Billy Stritch and Jim Caruso Duet at the O'Neill Center's 2014 Cabaret ConferencePhoto Flash: Billy Stritch and Jim Caruso Duet at the O'Neill Center's 2014 Cabaret Conference
by BWW News Desk (Connecticut)

(7/28/2014) - On July 23 and 24, performers Jim Caruso and Billy Stritch (along with bass player Steve Doyle) took their swinging, sophisticated nightclub act to the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center Cabaret & Performance Conference in Waterford, CT. The duo performed in concert, and also participated in a talk-back with the students who are interested in creating their own one-person shows on the cabaret scene. Scroll down for photos!


Warner Theatre Adds DEFENDING THE CAVEMAN & More to ScheduleWarner Theatre Adds DEFENDING THE CAVEMAN & More to Schedule
by BWW News Desk (Connecticut)

(7/28/2014) - The Warner Theatre has just announced three new shows.


Cirillo Summer Theatre's GODSPELL Opens this FridayCirillo Summer Theatre's GODSPELL Opens this Friday
by BWW News Desk (Connecticut)

(7/28/2014) - Starting August 1, The Cirillo Summer Theatre (CST) will present its summer production, Godspell. It will be performed on August 1, 2, 7, 8, and 9 at 7:30 P.M. and on August 3 at 2:00 P.M. L.P. Wilson Community Center, 599 Matianuck Avenue in Windsor, CT. CST is sponsored by the The Windsor Recreation & Leisure Services Department. Tickets can be purchased at the door.


Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 27Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 27
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(7/27/2014) - Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 27, 2014.


Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 27Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 27
by (Connecticut)

(7/27/2014) - Upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 27, 2014.


Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 7/27/2014Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 7/27/2014
by BWW (Connecticut)

(7/27/2014) - Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/27/2014 for Connecticut


Hartt Community Division Presents Ballet DON QUIXOTE, Directed by Angel Corella TonightHartt Community Division Presents Ballet DON QUIXOTE, Directed by Angel Corella Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Connecticut)

(7/26/2014) - The Hartt School Community Division (HCD) presents the ballet Don Quixote, staged by guest director Angel Corella, today, July 26, at 7:30 p.m. The performance will take place in Millard Auditorium on the University of Hartford campus, 200 Bloomfield Ave., West Hartford. Please call the University Box Office at 860.768.4228 or 800.274.8587, or visit hcd.hartford.edu, to purchase tickets. Admission is $10. University of Hartford discount rates are not available for this production. Group rates may be available to organizations. Contact Amanda Kilpatrick, Hartt Community Division Dance Department, at 860.768.6000, for more group rate information.


Warner Stage Company Presents PETER PAN, Now thru 8/1Warner Stage Company Presents PETER PAN, Now thru 8/1
by BWW News Desk (Connecticut)

(7/26/2014) - The Warner Stage Company's Main Stage Musical Season continues today, July 26th at 7:30 pm with the opening night of Peter Pan.


12.14 Foundation's Summer 2014 Season to Include A ROCKIN' MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM & THE 101 DALMATIONS12.14 Foundation's Summer 2014 Season to Include A ROCKIN' MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM & THE 101 DALMATIONS
by BWW News Desk (Connecticut)

(7/25/2014) - The 12.14 Foundation will be producing two shows for its summer season incorporating 200 children from the Newtown-area as a continuation of its mission to promote personal development through high-level performing arts programs.


BWW Blog: Jesse Swimm of Goodspeed's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF - Kayaks, TV Spots, Swing Ons, and Talk BacksBWW Blog: Jesse Swimm of Goodspeed's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF - Kayaks, TV Spots, Swing Ons, and Talk Backs
by Guest Blogger: Jesse Swimm (Connecticut)

(7/25/2014) - Kayaks, TV Spots, Swing Ons, and Talk Backs


Pantochino's Summer Theatre Camp to Debut New Musical Spoof TodayPantochino's Summer Theatre Camp to Debut New Musical Spoof Today
by BWW News Desk (Connecticut)

(7/25/2014) - Award-winning Pantochino Productions Inc., Connecticut's 'Ridiculously Entertaining' non profit theatre company, will debut it's new musical spoof, 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Outlet Store' at 4pm, Friday, July 25th at the Center for the Arts in Milford as part of it's Summer Theatre Camp series.


Cirillo Summer Theatre's Junior Division to Present DOO WOP WED WIDING HOOD This WeekendCirillo Summer Theatre's Junior Division to Present DOO WOP WED WIDING HOOD This Weekend
by BWW News Desk (Connecticut)

(7/25/2014) - The Cirillo Summer Theatre's Junior Division will present the energetic Doo Wop Wed Widing Hood involving 25 kids from Windsor and neighboring towns including Hartford, Suffield, Coventry, Manchester and Enfield. Cast members range in age from eight to fourteen.


Bijou Theatre Opens WILLY WONKA JR. TonightBijou Theatre Opens WILLY WONKA JR. Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Connecticut)

(7/25/2014) - The Bijou Theatre's children's summer program, The Bijou Arts Center's Summer Stage, will be performing 'Willy Wonka Jr.' tonight, July 25th at 8pm. The Summer Stage program at the Bijou Theatre is a theatre intensive program for both beginners and experienced performers between the ages of 8 and 15. This is the inaugural year of this program. The cast is very excited to perform on the Bijou's stage. For most of them this is their first live performance.


Opera House Players' Summer Youth Theater Presents HONK!, JR. This WeekendOpera House Players' Summer Youth Theater Presents HONK!, JR. This Weekend
by BWW News Desk (Connecticut)

(7/25/2014) - Opera House Players' Summer Youth Theater presents the musical HONK! Jr. tonight, July 25 at 7pm, and Saturday, July 26 at 7pm at the Broad Brook Opera House, 107 Main Street, Broad Brook, CT 06016.


The Castle Craig Players Stage YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN, Now thru 8/3The Castle Craig Players Stage YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN, Now thru 8/3
by BWW News Desk (Connecticut)

(7/25/2014) - GOOD GRIEF! The Peanuts characters come to life on stage, as the Castle Craig Players revive their acclaimed production of the Tony Award-winning hit YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN. Based on the classic comic strips PEANUTS by Charles M. Schultz, this heart-warming musical is the perfect summer treat for the entire family! The show runs for two weekends only - July 25-August 3 - at the Almira F. Stephan Memorial Playhouse in Meriden!


Jay Leno, Cyrille Aimee, Sid the Science Kid and More Set for Stamford's Palace Theatre in 2014-15Jay Leno, Cyrille Aimee, Sid the Science Kid and More Set for Stamford's Palace Theatre in 2014-15
by BWW News Desk (Connecticut)

(7/24/2014) - Stamford's Palace Theatre announces its 2014-2015 season, featuring artists from all genres. The season serves up an exceptional lineup of comedy, music, children's programming and holiday shows, suitable for patrons from 3 to 93.


Ivoryton Playhouse to Present LA CAGE AUX FOLLIES, 8/6 - 8/31Ivoryton Playhouse to Present LA CAGE AUX FOLLIES, 8/6 - 8/31
by BWW News Desk (Connecticut)

(7/24/2014) - It's the dog days of summer but in Ivoryton, August is kicking its way through the heat in feathers, glitter and six inch heels! LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, the smash hit Broadway musical opens in Ivoryton on August 6th and runs through August 31st. Written by Harvey Fierstein, Jean Poiret and Jerry Herman, the original 1983 Broadway production received nine nominations for Tony Awards and won six, including Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book. LA CAGE was later turned into a popular movie, The Birdcage, starring Nathan Lane and Robin Williams.


NINE WIVES Runs Now thru 7/27 at TriArts Sharon PlayhouseNINE WIVES Runs Now thru 7/27 at TriArts Sharon Playhouse
by BWW News Desk (Connecticut)

(7/24/2014) - TriArts Sharon Playhouse, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Simpkins and Managing Director Justin Ball, presents a developmental production of the new musical Nine Wives from today, July 24-27 at their Stage 2 space in the Bok Gallery.


Hartford Stage Welcomes Playwright Kimber Lee as 2014-15 Aetna New Voices FellowHartford Stage Welcomes Playwright Kimber Lee as 2014-15 Aetna New Voices Fellow
by BWW News Desk (Connecticut)

(7/23/2014) - Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts today announced that playwright Kimber Lee will be the 2014-15 Aetna New Voices Fellow at Hartford Stage.


CT Free Shakespeare to Present AS YOU LIKE IT, 7/30-8/3CT Free Shakespeare to Present AS YOU LIKE IT, 7/30-8/3
by BWW News Desk (Connecticut)

(7/23/2014) - 1969. Protests. Love-ins. Woodstock. The height of a counter-culture movement-and the perfect time in which to set a 400 year old play according to Ellen Lieberman, Artistic Director of CT Free Shakespeare. For its 15th season, the company will present As You Like It, one of William Shakespeare's greatest comedies--and some say his silliest. It is also Shakespeare's most musical play, and this adaptation features soul-stirring songs from the 60's.


O'Neill Center's 2014 Cabaret & Performance Conference Kicks Off Today, Featuring Betty Buckley and MoreO'Neill Center's 2014 Cabaret & Performance Conference Kicks Off Today, Featuring Betty Buckley and More
by BWW News Desk (Connecticut)

(7/23/2014) - The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's ten-day 2014 Cabaret & Performance Conference begins today, July 23, with nightly performances. The Grand Finale ends the O'Neill summer season on Saturday evening, August 2.


Cirillo Summer Theatre's Junior Division to Present DOO WOP WED WIDING HOOD, 7/25-26Cirillo Summer Theatre's Junior Division to Present DOO WOP WED WIDING HOOD, 7/25-26
by BWW News Desk (Connecticut)

(7/22/2014) - The Cirillo Summer Theatre's Junior Division will present the energetic Doo Wop Wed Widing Hood involving 25 kids from Windsor and neighboring towns including Hartford, Suffield, Coventry, Manchester and Enfield. Cast members range in age from eight to fourteen.


BWW Blog: Jesse Swimm of Goodspeed's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF - The Day OffBWW Blog: Jesse Swimm of Goodspeed's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF - The Day Off
by Guest Blogger: Jesse Swimm (Connecticut)

(7/22/2014) - Boy have I been looking forward to this one all week long, lol. This was an especially tough week for a lot of us as we not only had our normal 8 show week, we also had some understudy rehearsal on Thursday and Friday to be ready if the chance arose when we would have to go on. Don't get me wrong, I really do appreciate being able to work on the material in a different way and it is always a treat when you get to hear different interpretations of the story. However, with all that said and done I was still extremely exhausted at the amount of work we had been doing. So the prospect of two days off was a spectacular one. It started out rather a bit intense and not necessarily what one would think would be a relaxing morning. However getting to the gym is something important and actually was the perfect way for us to gear up for our epic day off. Since I have started this job, and a bit before, I have been trying to keep up with a regular routine of gym as well as eating a much more strict diet. So far it has been going well, but there are definitely those times where I would love a large pizza and some beer, ha!!!


National Circus Project Comes to Stamford's Palace Theatre TodayNational Circus Project Comes to Stamford's Palace Theatre Today
by BWW News Desk (Connecticut)

(7/22/2014) - The circus is coming to Stamford - and you can get into the act! An interactive and fun show for all ages, The National Circus Project brings their time-honored tradition of thrilling and entertaining audiences with awesome acrobats, dazzling jugglers, aerialists, clowns and hula hoop artists to The Palace Theatre today, July 22nd at 11 a.m.