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Exclusive Scoop: Welcome Back, Marilyn! SMASH Cast Will Reunite for BOMBSHELL Benefit Concert for The Actors FundExclusive: SMASH Cast Will Reunite for BOMBSHELL Benefit Concert!
Posted: Dec. 18, 2014


STAGE TUBE: Idina Menzel Honored with Surprise 'Defying Gravity/Let It Go' Mashup at Billboard Women in Music AwardsTV: Idina Menzel Honored with Mashup at Billboard Women in Music Awards
Posted: Dec. 13, 2014


VIDEO: Michael Buble Talks Upcoming Holiday Special ft Streisand & Grande on TODAYVIDEO: Michael Buble Talks Upcoming Holiday Special ft Streisand & Grande on TODAY
Posted: Dec. 15, 2014


Anna Kendrick, Jeremy Jordan in New Poster for THE LAST FIVE YEARSAnna Kendrick, Jeremy Jordan in New Poster for THE LAST FIVE YEARS
Posted: Dec. 16, 2014


VIDEO: Nick Jonas Surprises Shoppers with 'Jealous' Performance on FAO Schwarz PianoVIDEO: Nick Jonas Surprises Shoppers with 'Jealous' Performance on FAO Schwarz Piano
Posted: Dec. 18, 2014


SPOILER ALERT! Recap and Review: THE VOICE Final Four Sing on Performance Finale 12/15; Full Review and Pictures!SPOILER ALERT!: Final Four Sing on Performance Finale! Full Reviews & Pics!
Posted: Dec. 15, 2014


HBO to Air Audra McDonald's Tony-Winning Performance in LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR AND GRILLHBO to Air McDonald in Broadway's LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR AND GRILL
Posted: Dec. 17, 2014


VIDEO: Lea Michele Sings 'Let It Go' in First Promo for GLEE's Final Season!VIDEO: Lea Michele Sings 'Let It Go' in First Promo for GLEE's Final Season!
Posted: Dec. 16, 2014


Review Roundup: ANNIE Reboot, Starring Quvenzhane Wallis - UPDATED!Review Roundup: ANNIE Reboot, Starring Quvenzhane Wallis - UPDATED!
Posted: Dec. 16, 2014


VIDEO: SIDE SHOW's Erin Davie and Emily Padgett Perform 'I Will Never Leave You' on 'Today'VIDEO: SIDE SHOW's Davie and Padgett Perform 'I Will Never Leave You' on 'Today'
Posted: Dec. 12, 2014


New INTO THE WOODS 'Curse Reversed' Meryl Streep ClipNew INTO THE WOODS 'Curse Reversed' Meryl Streep Clip
Posted: Dec. 13, 2014


FLASH FRIDAY: Sting Injects Broadway With Rock RoyaltyFLASH FRIDAY: Sting Injects Broadway With Rock Royalty
Posted: Dec. 12, 2014


BWW TV Exclusive: PARADE Finds Its 'Leo Frank'- Jeremy Jordan Will Lead Manhattan Concert Productions Performance in February!BWW TV Exclusive: PARADE Finds Its 'Leo Frank'- Jeremy Jordan Will Lead Manhattan Concert Productions Performance in February!
Posted: Dec. 16, 2014


BWW Review: The ANNIE Remake is Bad, but Not 
Nearly as Bad as You ThinkBWW Review: The ANNIE Remake is Bad, but Not Nearly as Bad as You Think
Posted: Dec. 15, 2014


VIDEO: Cheyenne Jackson Sings VIDEO: Jackson Sings "Say Something" With Evancho on PBS
Posted: Dec. 13, 2014


Final COLBERT REPORT Airs TonightFinal COLBERT REPORT Airs Tonight
Posted: Dec. 18, 2014


Preview All The Tracks From The INTO THE WOODS Movie SoundtrackPreview All The Tracks From The INTO THE WOODS Movie Soundtrack
Posted: Dec. 12, 2014


SPOILER ALERT! Recap and Review: BACKSTAGE WITH DISNEY ON BROADWAY Confirms FROZEN Heading to Broadway!SPOILER ALERT! DISNEY ON BROADWAY Confirms FROZEN Heading to Broadway!
Posted: Dec. 14, 2014


Breaking News: Encores! Announces 2015 Off-Center Season; Set to Include Foster in THE WILD PARTY, Groff in A NEW BRAIN, Greene in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS & More!Encores! Sets Off-Center w/ Foster in THE WILD PARTY, Groff in A NEW BRAIN, Greene in LITTLE SHOP!
Posted: Dec. 15, 2014


Full Cast In New GLEE 'Take A Bow' Final Season PosterFull Cast In New GLEE 'Take A Bow' Final Season Poster
Posted: Dec. 17, 2014


BWW Reviews: RUPERT is an amusing look at the life of the media mogul Rupert Murdoch and the people that surround his story. BWW Reviews: RUPERT is an amusing look at the life of the media mogul Rupert Murdoch and the people that surround his story.
by Jade Kops on December 19, 2014

David Williamson's RUPERT takes audiences on a journey through the life and scandals of the media magnate Rupert Murdoch in this cleverly constructed piece of theatre. Murdoch's obsessive greed for media dominance is portrayed by James Cromwell as Rupert as he recounts the “real” story of his life. (more...)
Emma Hatton To Take Over As Elphaba - Natalie Andreou As Standby In West End WICKED! Emma Hatton To Take Over As Elphaba - Natalie Andreou As Standby In West End WICKED!
by BWW News Desk on December 19, 2014

WICKED, the classic West End musical that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is pleased to announce that Natalie Andreou will join the company from Monday 2 February 2015 as Standby Elphaba. (more...)
BWW's On This Day - December 19, 2014
by on December 19, 2014

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 19 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: The Cast Of THE COMMITMENTS Wish You A Merry Christmas! STAGE TUBE: The Cast Of THE COMMITMENTS Wish You A Merry Christmas!
by Stage Tube on December 19, 2014

The cast of The Commitments have recorded their own festive version of Fairytale of New York! (more...)
THE COMMITMENTS Announces Extension To Sept 2015! THE COMMITMENTS Announces Extension To Sept 2015!
by Carrie Dunn on December 19, 2014

The Commitments has been bringing the people's music to the people of London, playing to packed houses since the show opened at the Palace Theatre in September 2013. Due to overwhelming popular demand, the show is to extend its current booking period for the second time to 13th September 2015. (more...)
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Congratulates Conductor Emeritus Pierre Boulez on Lifetime Grammy Award The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Congratulates Conductor Emeritus Pierre Boulez on Lifetime Grammy Award
by BWW News Desk on December 19, 2014

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra congratulates Helen Regenstein Conductor Emeritus Pierre Boulez as a recipient of a 2015 Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. The recognition is given to “performers who, during their lifetimes, have made creative contributions of outstanding artistic significance to the field of recording.” (more...)
Houston Symphony Features Sutton Foster, Bernadette Peters, and More Houston Symphony Features Sutton Foster, Bernadette Peters, and More
by BWW News Desk on December 19, 2014

The Houston Symphony welcomes Broadway legends, iconic conductors, and programs for the whole family in February 2015. (more...)
Photo Coverage: WICKED Media Night - DiNoia, Stevenson And The West End Cast! Photo Coverage: WICKED Media Night - DiNoia, Stevenson And The West End Cast!
by Carrie Dunn on December 19, 2014

It was the media night for WICKED's new cast - with Jennifer DiNoia as Elphaba and Savannah Stevenson as Glinda! Check out the pics from the after-show party! (more...)
THE FRIDAY FIVE: JJ Rodgers from Actors Point's IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE THE FRIDAY FIVE: JJ Rodgers from Actors Point's IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE
by Jeffrey Ellis on December 19, 2014

This week's spotlight focuses on JJ Rodgers, one of Music City's finest actresses, who opened this week in Hendersonville's Actors Point Theater Company's holiday season offering of It's A Wonderful Life, A Live Radio Play, directed by 2014 First Night Star Award winner Greg Wilson. (more...)
Photo Flash: National Yiddish Theatre Kicks Off the Holiday Season with SONGS OF CHANUKAH Concert Photo Flash: National Yiddish Theatre Kicks Off the Holiday Season with SONGS OF CHANUKAH Concert
by BWW News Desk on December 18, 2014

Traditional holiday melodies, the jazziest klezmer tunes and musical surprises from renowned performers like vocalist Magda Fishman, vocalist and actress Rachel Yucht, virtuoso bouzouki player Avram Pengas, clarinetist Dimitry Zisl Slepovitch and several others filled the air when the National Yiddish Theater Folksbiene kicked off New York City's Chanukah season with a free community-wide 'Songs of Chanukah' concert last weekend in the Winter Garden at Brookfield Place. Scroll down for photos! (more...)
Kimmel Center to Host New Year's Day Celebration, Jan 1 Kimmel Center to Host New Year's Day Celebration, Jan 1
by BWW News Desk on December 18, 2014

The Kimmel Center rings in the New Year with a FREE indoor 2015 New Year's Day Celebration on Thursday, January 1, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (more...)
Horse Feathers to Play the Fox Theatre, 3/4 Horse Feathers to Play the Fox Theatre, 3/4
by BWW News Desk on December 18, 2014

?Z2 Entertainment is proud to present Horse Feathers with Special Guests at the Fox Theatre on Wednesday, March 4th, 2015. (more...)
Pigeons Playing Ping Pong and Juno What?! Come to the Fox, 3/21 Pigeons Playing Ping Pong and Juno What?! Come to the Fox, 3/21
by BWW News Desk on December 18, 2014

Z2 Entertainment is proud to present Pigeons Playing Ping Pong & Juno What?! with Special Guests at the Fox Theatre on Saturday, March 21st, 2015. (more...)
Nahko and Medicine for the People Set for the Fox Theatre, 3/13 Nahko and Medicine for the People Set for the Fox Theatre, 3/13
by BWW News Desk on December 18, 2014

?Z2 Entertainment is proud to present Nahko and Medicine for the People with Special Guests at the Fox Theatre on Friday, March 13th, 2015. (more...)
Reggae Legends The Green to Perform at the Fox Theatre, 2/3 Reggae Legends The Green to Perform at the Fox Theatre, 2/3
by BWW News Desk on December 18, 2014

Z2 Entertainment is proud to present The Green with Through The Roots at the Fox Theatre on Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015. (more...)
Chali 2na and the Funk Hunters to Play the Fox Theatre, 2/19 Chali 2na and the Funk Hunters to Play the Fox Theatre, 2/19
by BWW News Desk on December 18, 2014

?Z2 Entertainment is proud to present Chali 2na (of Jurassic 5) & the Funk Hunters with Special Guests at the Fox Theatre on Thursday, February 19th, 2015. (more...)
Mountain Standard Time Comes to the Fox Theatre on Valentine's Day Mountain Standard Time Comes to the Fox Theatre on Valentine's Day
by BWW News Desk on December 18, 2014

Z2 Entertainment is proud to present Mountain Standard Time with The Railsplitters, Monocle & Special Guests at the Fox Theatre on Saturday, February 14th, 2015. (more...)
The Idea Fund Announces 2015 Grantees The Idea Fund Announces 2015 Grantees
by BWW News Desk on December 18, 2014

The Idea Fund, a re-granting program administered by DiverseWorks, Aurora Picture Show, and Project Row Houses and funded by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts announces the Round 7 2015 grantees. (more...)
Musiqa to Present MYTHS & LEGENDS at Hobby Center, 1/10 Musiqa to Present MYTHS & LEGENDS at Hobby Center, 1/10
by BWW News Desk on December 18, 2014

As part of its major concert series downtown, Musiqa presents Myths & Legends, an exciting, premiere-filled concert at Zilkha Hall on January 10, 2015 at 7:30 PM. (more...)
BWW Reviews: CIRCUS FACTORY is a hands-on look at the history of this enduring form of performance at Powerhouse Museum. BWW Reviews: CIRCUS FACTORY is a hands-on look at the history of this enduring form of performance at Powerhouse Museum.
by Jade Kops on December 18, 2014

The Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences' new exhibition CIRCUS FACTORY at the Powerhouse Museum is set to delight children of all ages with its mix of live performance, sideshow activities, international and local exhibits and the chance to ride on a 100 year old carousel. (more...)
New 'Five Pounds' INTO THE WOODS Clip With Tracey Ullman & Daniel Huttlestone New 'Five Pounds' INTO THE WOODS Clip With Tracey Ullman & Daniel Huttlestone
by Pat Cerasaro on December 19, 2014

A tasty new INTO THE WOODS clip featuring the starry cast! (more...)
Dazzling New 'Something In Between' INTO THE WOODS Clip With Anna Kendrick & Chris Pine Dazzling New 'Something In Between' INTO THE WOODS Clip With Anna Kendrick & Chris Pine
by Pat Cerasaro on December 18, 2014

A tasty new INTO THE WOODS clip featuring the starry cast! (more...)
VIDEO: Sneak Peek at the Angry Birds Christmas Special SANTAMENTAL ME VIDEO: Sneak Peek at the Angry Birds Christmas Special SANTAMENTAL ME
by BWW News Desk on December 18, 2014

The MuseBox and Rovio Entertainment today announced the release of the video for 'Santamental Me,' a preview of this year's Angry Birds Christmas Special. Watch the video below! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Highlights from Theatre Now New York's 2014 SOUND BITES Festival STAGE TUBE: Highlights from Theatre Now New York's 2014 SOUND BITES Festival
by Stage Tube on December 18, 2014

Theatre Now New York presented Sound Bites 10 Minute Musical Theatre festival on December 8 at the 47th Street Theatre. Click below to watch highlights! (more...)
FLASH FRIDAY: 'Tomorrow' Is Today! ANNIE On Broadway & Onscreen FLASH FRIDAY: 'Tomorrow' Is Today! ANNIE On Broadway & Onscreen
by Pat Cerasaro on December 19, 2014

Today we are celebrating one of the most popular musicals of the modern age in honor of the new film version opening today, ANNIE! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Watch Episode 8 of 'PUPPY TALES' - On the Road with THE GRINCH Tour's Andreas Wyder STAGE TUBE: Watch Episode 8 of 'PUPPY TALES' - On the Road with THE GRINCH Tour's Andreas Wyder
by Stage Tube on December 18, 2014

Travel along with Andreas Wyder, currently starring as 'Young Max' in the 2014 National Tour of How The Grinch Stole Christmas: The Musical, and get a backstage peek at life on the GRINCH National Tour in Episode 8 of PUPPY TALES, a backstage video blog. Click below! (more...)
Theatre School at DePaul to Present SYMPHONY OF CLOUDS, 1/13-2/21 Theatre School at DePaul to Present SYMPHONY OF CLOUDS, 1/13-2/21
by BWW News Desk on December 18, 2014

The Theatre School at DePaul University will present Symphony of Clouds by Margaret Larlham, directed by Ann Wakefield, as the winter production of the 2014-2015 Chicago Playworks for Families and Young Audiences season. This production opens January 13, 2015 and runs through February 21, 2015, at DePaul's historic Merle Reskin Theatre. (more...)
HIS MAJESTY, THE BABY'S LIMITED EXPERIENCE: A CHRISTMAS COMEDY MUSICALE Set for The PIT, 12/26-27 HIS MAJESTY, THE BABY'S LIMITED EXPERIENCE: A CHRISTMAS COMEDY MUSICALE Set for The PIT, 12/26-27
by BWW News Desk on December 18, 2014

Experimental sketch comedy troupe brings HIS MAJESTY, THE BABY'S LIMITED EXPERIENCE: A CHRISTMAS COMEDY MUSICALE to The Peoples' Improv Theater, December 26 and 27, 2014. (more...)
Horse Trade Announces 9th Annual FRIGID Festival Lineup; Runs 2/18-3/8 Horse Trade Announces 9th Annual FRIGID Festival Lineup; Runs 2/18-3/8
by BWW News Desk on December 18, 2014

Horse Trade Theater Group will present the 9th Annual FRIGID Festival at The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery) andUNDER St. Marks (94 St. Marks Place between 1st Avenue and Avenue A) February 18-March 8. (more...)
Imagination Stage's Fall 2015 Teen Performance Ensemble to Get Kooky with THE ADDAMS FAMILY, 1/9-11 Imagination Stage's Fall 2015 Teen Performance Ensemble to Get Kooky with THE ADDAMS FAMILY, 1/9-11
by BWW News Desk on December 18, 2014

Imagination Stage's teen performance ensemble will perform The Addams Family, the musical comedy, on January 9-11, 2015, on The Lerner Family Theatre stage. The Addams Family features an original story by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice with music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa. (more...)
Spotlighters Theatre Seeks Education Program Director Spotlighters Theatre Seeks Education Program Director
by BWW News Desk on December 18, 2014

Spotlighters Theatre is on the hunt for an education program director. (more...)
Sarah Chang Joins NJ Symphony for Winter Festival, 1/16-25 Sarah Chang Joins NJ Symphony for Winter Festival, 1/16-25
by BWW News Desk on December 18, 2014

Renowned violinist Sarah Chang will perform Bernstein's West Side Story Suite in all six NJSO venues statewide across two concert programs led by Music Director Jacques Lacombe, January 16 - 18 in Princeton, Red Bank and Morristown and January 22 - 25 in Englewood, Newark and New Brunswick. Chang's two-week residency with the NJSO, sponsored by Bank of America, anchors the Orchestra's 2015 Winter Festival: Sounds of Shakespeare. (more...)
HOLLYWOOD CARS MUSEUM Opens in Las Vegas HOLLYWOOD CARS MUSEUM Opens in Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk on December 18, 2014

Hot Rod City Las Vegas and Michael Dezer, owner of one of the world's largest vehicle collections at The Miami Auto Museum, announce the grand opening of the new Hollywood Cars Museum by Jay Ohrberg in Las Vegas. The recent partnering of Dezer, one of the world's foremost car collectors, and legendary custom car builder Ohrberg has resulted in a 30,000 sq.-ft. (and still growing) museum housing vehicles that have appeared in more than 100 films, TV shows and videos. (more...)
Donmar's CITY OF ANGELS Eyeing West End Transfer Donmar's CITY OF ANGELS Eyeing West End Transfer
by BWW News Desk on December 18, 2014

The Daily Mail writes that Donmar's artistic director Josie Rourke is in talks to transfer CITY OF ANGELS to the West End. Negotiations are in the early stages, so no word yet on a timeline or whether the original cast will travel with the show. (more...)
Lyndsey Turner to Helm LIGHT SHINING IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE at the National? Lyndsey Turner to Helm LIGHT SHINING IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE at the National?
by BWW News Desk on December 18, 2014

The Daily Mail writes that Lyndsey Turner is in talks to direct Caryl Churchill's LIGHT SHINING IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, coming to the National Theatre for its 2015-16 season. (more...)

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