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LES MISERABLES Welcomes Youngest and First African-American Jean Valjean in Broadway HistoryLES MISERABLES Welcomes Youngest, First African-American Jean Valjean
Posted: Jul. 26, 2015


Breaking News: Queen Latifah, Mary J. Blige Will Ease on Down the Road in NBC's THE WIZ LIVE!Breaking: Queen Latifah, Mary J. Blige Will Ease on Down the Road in NBC's THE WIZ LIVE!
Posted: Jul. 28, 2015


Breaking News: Krysta Rodriguez, Andy Mientus & 20 Broadway Newcomers Will Star in Deaf West's SPRING AWAKENING RevivalRodriguez, Mientus & 20 Broadway Newbies to Star in SPRING AWAKENING
Posted: Jul. 30, 2015


UPDATE: Ogunquit Confirms Valerie Harper NOT in a Coma; Co-Star Sally Struthers Releases StatementUPDATE: Ogunquit Confirms Valerie Harper NOT in a Coma; Co-Star Sally Struthers Releases Statement
Posted: Jul. 31, 2015


Breaking News: Megan Hilty, Rob McClure, Jeremy Shamos, Tracee Chimo, Kate Jennings Grant & More Join Andrea Martin in NOISES OFF!Breaking News: Hilty, McClure, Shamos, Chimo & More Join NOISES OFF!
Posted: Jul. 24, 2015


Frank Wildhorn Weds Yoka Wao Before Crowd of Broadway Stars!Frank Wildhorn Weds Yoka Wao Before Crowd of Broadway Stars!
Posted: Jul. 27, 2015


BWW TV: Happy 40th! HAMILTON Cast Sings 'What I Did for Love' in Honor of A CHORUS LINE's 40th AnniversaryBWW TV: HAMILTON Cast Sings 'What I Did for Love' in Honor of A CHORUS LINE
Posted: Jul. 25, 2015


Isaiah Johnson, Joaquina Kalukango & Kyle Scatliffe Join Cast of Broadway-Bound THE COLOR PURPLEIsaiah Johnson, Joaquina Kalukango & Kyle Scatliffe Join Cast of THE COLOR PURPLE
Posted: Jul. 27, 2015


FLASH FRIDAY: FROZEN Is Aiming To Freeze Up Broadway In A Big WayFLASH FRIDAY: FROZEN Is Aiming To Freeze Up Broadway In A Big Way
Posted: Jul. 24, 2015


Beyonce to Play 'Glinda the Good' in NBC's THE WIZ LIVE?Beyonce to Play 'Glinda the Good' in NBC's THE WIZ LIVE?
Posted: Jul. 29, 2015


BWW TV Exclusive: Ask the Angels of Broadway's AN ACT OF GOD, Volume 3- Just 2 Weeks Left!BWW TV Exclusive: Ask the Angels of Broadway's AN ACT OF GOD, Volume 3
Posted: Jul. 24, 2015


VIDEO: FUN HOME Becomes First Broadway Show to Perform on LATE NIGHT; Watch Full Appearance!VIDEO: FUN HOME Performs 'Changing My Major' on LATE NIGHT!
Posted: Jul. 30, 2015


Photo Coverage: Liza's Back! Minnelli Performs First Concert in More Than a YearPhotos: Liza's Back! Minnelli Performs First Concert in More Than a Year
Posted: Jul. 25, 2015


R-E-S-P-E-C-T! Patti LuPone Shares Her 'Top Five Rules of Theater Etiquette'R-E-S-P-E-C-T! Patti LuPone Shares Her 'Top Five Rules of Theater Etiquette'
Posted: Jul. 27, 2015


BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Answers- What Do You Do After a Show to Wind Down?BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Answers- What Do You Do After a Show to Wind Down?
Posted: Jul. 25, 2015


VIDEO: President Obama and Jon Stewart Talk HAMILTON Backstage at THE DAILY SHOWVIDEO: Obama & Stewart Talk HAMILTON Backstage at THE DAILY SHOW
Posted: Jul. 26, 2015


Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 7/24; 'Awesome' INTO THE WOODS at The Muny, BUDDY in Raleigh and More!Top 10 Around the World; Muny's INTO THE WOODS, BUDDY in Raleigh & More!
Posted: Jul. 24, 2015


Broadway Couple Hunter Foster & Jennifer Cody Will Lead SPAMALOT at Geva Theatre CenterHunter Foster & Jennifer Cody Will Lead SPAMALOT at Geva Theatre Center
Posted: Jul. 28, 2015


'HOW TO SMELL A ROSE' to Premiere 8/12 at New York's Film Forum 'HOW TO SMELL A ROSE' to Premiere 8/12 at New York's Film Forum
by Movies News Desk on July 31, 2015

Kino Lorber is pleased to announce the U.S. theatrical premiere of HOW TO SMELL A ROSE: A VISIT WITH RICKY LEACOCK IN NORMANDY beginning Wednesday, August 12, at New York's Film Forum.  (more...)
A Portable Theatre's DUCK VARIATIONS Heads to Buckeye Lake Winery, 8/19 A Portable Theatre's DUCK VARIATIONS Heads to Buckeye Lake Winery, 8/19
by BWW News Desk on July 31, 2015

Starting Wednesday, August 19, there will be a new way to play at Buckeye Lake when the Buckeye Lake Winery adds a tantalizing new entrée to their menu - live professional theatre! (more...)
LUCKY CHICK to Premiere at FringeNYC This August LUCKY CHICK to Premiere at FringeNYC This August
by BWW News Desk on July 31, 2015

Lucky Chick has been selected to be part of the 2015 New York International Fringe Festival (FringeNYC). Written by and starring Felicity Seidel, the solo show is a comedic story of how a young girl got swept up into a crazy drug and sex-fueled world alongside her older boyfriend, Bob Weir of The Grateful Dead. (more...)
AMERICAN IDOL & THE VOICE's Jon Peter Lewis Joins Jewish Songwriters 54 Below Tribute, 8/5 AMERICAN IDOL & THE VOICE's Jon Peter Lewis Joins Jewish Songwriters 54 Below Tribute, 8/5
by Pat Cerasaro on July 31, 2015

A standout from AMERICAN IDOL and THE VOICE joins 54 Below's tribute! (more...)
MOTHERS AND SONS, CUBA LIBRE and More Set for Artists Rep's 2015-16 Season MOTHERS AND SONS, CUBA LIBRE and More Set for Artists Rep's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk on July 31, 2015

Artists Repertory Theatre announces an ambitious and stylistically diverse 2015/16 season of eight engaging plays. These selections emphasize Artists Rep's role as Portland's premiere mid-size regional theatre company by offering five critically acclaimed contemporary plays, alongside two magnificent mid-20th Century classics, and the world premiere production of the Broadway-scale musical, Cuba Libre. (more...)
PARIS IN THE SPRINGTIME Now Available For The First Time On DVD PARIS IN THE SPRINGTIME Now Available For The First Time On DVD
by Pat Cerasaro on July 31, 2015

A rare original TV musical comes to DVD at last! (more...)
THE ODD COUPLE Comes to Dunfield Theatre Cambridge This August THE ODD COUPLE Comes to Dunfield Theatre Cambridge This August
by BWW News Desk on July 31, 2015

After a wildly successful world premiere run of Canadian Legends, the laughter continues this summer at the Dunfield Theatre Cambridge with a classic comedy about mismatched roommates. The popular play The Odd Couple will keep audiences in stitches for three weeks only, August 12 to August 29. (more...)
Audition for BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS at JCC's Gallery Players, 8/17-18 Audition for BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS at JCC's Gallery Players, 8/17-18
by BWW News Desk on July 31, 2015

The entire community is invited to audition for Gallery Players' first play of its 67th season. Auditions will be held in the JCC's Roth/Resler Theater at 7 pm August 17 and 18. (more...)
Musical Theatre Factory to Stage WE ARE THE TIGERS Next Week Musical Theatre Factory to Stage WE ARE THE TIGERS Next Week
by BWW News Desk on July 31, 2015

Musical Theatre Factory (MTF) will present a developmental presentation of WE ARE THE TIGERS with book, lyrics and music by Rebekah M. Allen. (more...)
BWW Reviews: I KNOW WHAT BOYS WANT Favors Melodrama Over Nuance BWW Reviews: I KNOW WHAT BOYS WANT Favors Melodrama Over Nuance
by David Clarke on July 31, 2015

New York based theatre company Ego Actus is staging the world premiere of award-winning playwright Penny Jackson's I KNOW WHAT BOYS WANT. The play is a thought provoking cautionary tale that explores the seedy underbelly of cell phone camera surveillance and how once something is shared online, it never truly goes away. (more...)
Original 1955 & 1956 PETER PAN Starring Mary Martin Makes Blu-Ray Debut, 8/25 Original 1955 & 1956 PETER PAN Starring Mary Martin Makes Blu-Ray Debut, 8/25
by Pat Cerasaro on July 31, 2015

Two classic theatrical telecasts make their Blu-ray debut! (more...)
The Met Room to Present A NIGHT OF GLOBAL JAZZ This Winter The Met Room to Present A NIGHT OF GLOBAL JAZZ This Winter
by BWW News Desk on July 31, 2015

Metropolitan Room presents 'A night of global JAZZ' on January 15th, 2016 at 9:30 to 11:30 PM, featuring Oscar Penas, Uri Gurvich and Petr Cancura. (more...)
BWW Review:  Home Grown Theatre Company Falls Flat With CABARET BWW Review: Home Grown Theatre Company Falls Flat With CABARET
by Steve Wilson on July 31, 2015

The Home Grown Theatre Company production of Cabaret currently runs at the Kit Kat Club located above Morningside Antiques in the Westport entertainment district. John Kander and Fred Ebb wrote the music, lyrics, and Joe Masteroff the book. The musical is based on the book I Am a Camera by Christopher Isherwood. (more...)
YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN Hits 54 Below, 9/2 YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN Hits 54 Below, 9/2
by Pat Cerasaro on July 31, 2015

A school favorite comes to 54 Below! (more...)
Act II Playhouse in Ambler to Present BIG PANTS AND HOT FLASHES, 8/15 Act II Playhouse in Ambler to Present BIG PANTS AND HOT FLASHES, 8/15
by BWW News Desk on July 31, 2015

Act II Playhouse in Ambler is proud to present 'Big Pants and Hot Flashes,' with comedians Kevin Meaney and Julia Scotti, on Saturday, Aug. 15 at 8 p.m. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Annapolis Shakespeare Company's A TALE OF TWO CITIES Photo Flash: First Look at Annapolis Shakespeare Company's A TALE OF TWO CITIES
by BWW News Desk on July 31, 2015

Annapolis Shakespeare Company's Closing Weekend of the Helen Hayes Awards Recommended Production, A TALE OF TWO CITIES, is this weekend, July 31 - August 2. The show received a standing ovation on opening night BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)
Rare Stanley Kubrick Photos Of Original Broadway KISS ME, KATE Now Available To View Rare Stanley Kubrick Photos Of Original Broadway KISS ME, KATE Now Available To View
by Pat Cerasaro on July 31, 2015

A master director photographs a Broadway classic! (more...)
Joseph Dougherty's CHESTER BAILEY to Make World Premiere at A.C.T. Next Summer; David Strathairn to Star Joseph Dougherty's CHESTER BAILEY to Make World Premiere at A.C.T. Next Summer; David Strathairn to Star
by BWW News Desk on July 31, 2015

A.C.T. favorite and Academy Award nominee, David Strathairn (Underneath the Lintel at A.C.T.; film: 'Good Night, and Good Luck,' 'Lincoln,' 'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel'), returns to American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) for a special three-week engagement of Joseph Dougherty's Chester Bailey (May 25-June 2, 2016) at A.C.T.'s Strand Theater. (more...)
The Old Globe's 2015 Summer Shakespeare Intensive Comes to a Close with LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST and THE TEMPEST The Old Globe's 2015 Summer Shakespeare Intensive Comes to a Close with LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST and THE TEMPEST
by BWW News Desk on July 31, 2015

Each year, a select group of talented high school students participate in the Summer Shakespeare Intensive. This four-week program, which guides students through workshops and rehearsals, will culminate with a public performance of two, one-hour versions of Shakespeare's plays, Love's Labor's Lost, directed by Ray Chambers, and The Tempest, directed by Vivia Font, on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center, on Monday, August 10 at 7:00 p.m. (more...)
Sara Bareilles Talks WAITRESS: THE MUSICAL & 'Finding My Voice' Sara Bareilles Talks WAITRESS: THE MUSICAL & 'Finding My Voice'
by Pat Cerasaro on July 31, 2015

The songwriter opens up about WAITRESS: THE MUSICAL! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Trio Debut Acoustic FUN HOME/Ingrid Michaelson Mashup STAGE TUBE: Trio Debut Acoustic FUN HOME/Ingrid Michaelson Mashup
by Stage Tube on July 31, 2015

Melanie Brook, Anna Ty Bergman, and Kerri George have taken to YouTube to debut a new acoustic mashup, featuring Ingrid Michaelson's 'The Chain' and 'Ring of Key's from Broadway's FUN HOME, including Nat Zegree on piano. Check it out below! (more...)
Donny Osmond Now Coming to Ridgefield Playhouse in March 2016 Donny Osmond Now Coming to Ridgefield Playhouse in March 2016
by BWW News Desk on July 31, 2015

The special event with Donny Osmond at The Ridgefield Playhouse has been moved from Saturday, September 12 at 5:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., to Friday, March 11, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.  (more...)





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