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Dallas Summer Musicals' THE KING AND I Casting Causes ControversyDallas Summer Musicals' THE KING AND I Casting Causes Controversy
Posted: Jan. 25, 2015


BREAKING: Emma Watson Cast as Belle in Disney's Upcoming Live-Action BEAUTY AND THE BEASTBREAKING: Emma Watson Cast as Belle in Disney's Upcoming Live-Action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
Posted: Jan. 26, 2015


STAGE TUBE: Watch Sting & The Cast of THE LAST SHIP's Emotional Final Curtain CallSTAGE TUBE: Watch Sting & The Cast of THE LAST SHIP's Emotional Final Curtain Call
Posted: Jan. 25, 2015


Breaking News: Douglas Sills, Anna Chlumsky, Blake Hammond and Scott Robertson Join Renée Fleming in LIVING ON LOVEBreaking News: Douglas Sills, Anna Chlumsky, Blake Hammond and Scott Robertson Join Renée Fleming in LIVING ON LOVE
Posted: Jan. 23, 2015


Zooey Deschanel Engaged to Boyfriend Jacob Pechenik!Zooey Deschanel Engaged to Boyfriend Jacob Pechenik!
Posted: Jan. 21, 2015


UPDATING LIVE: Winter Storm Juno Hits NYC- All Broadway Shows Cancelled for Monday Night!UPDATING LIVE: Winter Storm Juno Hits NYC- All Broadway Shows Cancelled for Monday Night!
Posted: Jan. 26, 2015


Stars of THE LION KING on Broadway Lose Homes in Fire, GoFundMe Started in Their HonorStars of THE LION KING on Broadway Lose Homes in Fire, GoFundMe Started in Their Honor
Posted: Jan. 22, 2015


VIDEO: Principal Announces Snow Day Closing with 'Let It Go' Parody!VIDEO: Principal Announces Snow Day Closing with 'Let It Go' Parody!
Posted: Jan. 27, 2015


VIDEO: Jonathan Groff Reveals His Top Turn Ons & Offs on WATCH WHAT HAPPENS!VIDEO: Jonathan Groff Reveals His Top Turn Ons & Offs on WATCH WHAT HAPPENS!
Posted: Jan. 22, 2015


21st ANNUAL SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS; All the Winners!21st ANNUAL SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS; All the Winners!
Posted: Jan. 25, 2015


Jeremy Jordan In Exciting New 'Moving Too Fast' Sing-A-Long Video ClipJeremy Jordan In Exciting New 'Moving Too Fast' Sing-A-Long Video Clip
Posted: Jan. 23, 2015


Jessica Lange's Full Performance Of David Bowie's 'Heroes' From AMERICAN HORROR STORYJessica Lange's Full Performance Of David Bowie's 'Heroes' From AMERICAN HORROR STORY
Posted: Jan. 25, 2015


Dallas Summer Musicals Responds to THE KING AND I Casting ControversyDallas Summer Musicals Responds to THE KING AND I Casting Controversy
Posted: Jan. 26, 2015


AMERICAN HORROR STORY's Finn Wittrock Talks Season Five & MoreAMERICAN HORROR STORY's Finn Wittrock Talks Season Five & More
Posted: Jan. 21, 2015


Alan Menken, David Zippel and Harvey Fierstein Are Writing a MRS. DOUBTFIRE Musical!Alan Menken, David Zippel and Harvey Fierstein Are Writing a MRS. DOUBTFIRE Musical!
Posted: Jan. 22, 2015


VIDEO: Watch INTO THE WOODS' Meryl Streep, Christine Baranski & Tracey Ullman Serenade Rob Marshall at the Artios Awards!VIDEO: Watch INTO THE WOODS' Meryl Streep, Christine Baranski & Tracey Ullman Serenade Rob Marshall at the Artios Awards!
Posted: Jan. 23, 2015


InDepth InterView: Adam Pascal Talks Upcoming Concerts, UNBREAKABLE: THE MUSICAL, New Movies, New Music, Plus Reflects on RENT, AIDA & MoreInDepth InterView: Adam Pascal Talks Upcoming Concerts, UNBREAKABLE: THE MUSICAL, New Movies, New Music, Plus Reflects on RENT, AIDA & More
Posted: Jan. 21, 2015


Photo Coverage: Broadway Shuts Down in Preparation for Winter Storm Juno!Photo Coverage: Broadway Shuts Down in Preparation for Winter Storm Juno!
Posted: Jan. 26, 2015


VIDEO: Lea Michele Reveals She Threw Up While Singing 'Let It Go' on GLEEVIDEO: Lea Michele Reveals She Threw Up While Singing 'Let It Go' on GLEE
Posted: Jan. 22, 2015


BWW TV Exclusive: Scott Alan's SONGS FROM MY LIVING ROOM with David Burtka!BWW TV Exclusive: Scott Alan's SONGS FROM MY LIVING ROOM with David Burtka!
Posted: Jan. 23, 2015


New Directions Cover George Michael & More 80s Music On This Week's GLEENew Directions Cover George Michael & More 80s Music On This Week's GLEE
by Pat Cerasaro

(1/28/2015) - New Directions covers three big 80s hits on this week's GLEE!


STAGE TUBE: Ellyn Marie Marsh Deconstructs Adele at 54 BelowSTAGE TUBE: Ellyn Marie Marsh Deconstructs Adele at 54 Below
by Stage Tube (New York City)

(1/27/2015) - On January 3rd, KINKY BOOTS' Ellyn Marie Marsh performed her sold-out show 'Inappropriate' at Broadway's Super Club, 54 Below. With ridiculous belting, hysterical stories, and all around inappropriateness 54 Below is bring Marsh back for an encore on Friday, January 31st at 11:30pm. Get your tickets now by visiting the 54 Below website. In her first show, Marsh took on the vocals and lyrics of one of pop music's most beloved songstresses, Adele.


BWW Reviews: Opera Australia's Presents Puccini's MADAMA BUTTERFLY With Pared Back SimplicityBWW Reviews: Opera Australia's Presents Puccini's MADAMA BUTTERFLY With Pared Back Simplicity
by Jade Kops (Australia - Sydney)

(1/27/2015) - Moffatt Oxenbould's (Director) staging of MADAMA BUTTERFLY is revived by Matthew Barclay (Revival Director) to share this doomed love story with new audiences. Whilst other operas presented by Opera Australia in their 2015 season have been re-imaginings, changing locations and eras, MADAMA BUTTERFLY has been left in its early 1900's time-period and house on a hill in Nagasaki setting.


BWW Recap: THE FLASH Pays the Pied Piper; Guest Starring LES MIS' Andy MientusBWW Recap: THE FLASH Pays the Pied Piper; Guest Starring LES MIS' Andy Mientus
by Misha Davenport

(1/27/2015) - Barry (Grant Gustin) crosses path with the Pied Piper (Broadway's Andy Mientus), a metahuman whose weapon of choice is sound on tonight's ep, 'The Sound and the Fury.' Let's catch you up to speed.


Wallace Shawn's EVENING AT THE TALK HOUSE, Helmed by Ian Rickson, Headed for London, Then Broadway?Wallace Shawn's EVENING AT THE TALK HOUSE, Helmed by Ian Rickson, Headed for London, Then Broadway?
by BWW News Desk (UK / West End)

(1/27/2015) - According to the New York Post, Wallace Shawn's murder mystery EVENING AT THE TALK HOUSE is among one of the new plays set for the National Theatre this fall. Not only that, but producer Scott Rudin has the rights, which means we'll likely be seeing the production on Broadway next spring.


Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of THE TWENTY-SEVENTH MAN at The Old GlobePhoto Flash: Meet the Cast of THE TWENTY-SEVENTH MAN at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk

(1/27/2015) - The Old Globe welcomes Tony and Emmy Award winner Hal Linden ('Barney Miller,' The Rothschilds) to star in the West Coast Premiere of The Twenty-seventh Man by award-winning novelist Nathan Englander, directed by Globe Artistic Director Barry Edelstein. The cast also features Ron Orbach, Robert Dorfman, Eli Gelb, James Shanklin, andLowell Byers. The Twenty-seventh Man will run February 14 through March 15 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast below!


Temerity Theatre's THE ADDICTS Comes to TNC This SpringTemerity Theatre's THE ADDICTS Comes to TNC This Spring
by BWW News Desk (Off-Off-Broadway)

(1/27/2015) - Theater For The New City presents A Temerity Theatre Company production, 'The Addicts,' written by Ed Malin and directed by Janet Bentley. The production will run April 16-May 3, 2015.


Luis Salgado Directs, Choreographs New Musical ZUCCOTTI PARK, Running 2/26-3/1 at NYC Venus/Adonis FestivalLuis Salgado Directs, Choreographs New Musical ZUCCOTTI PARK, Running 2/26-3/1 at NYC Venus/Adonis Festival
by BWW News Desk

(1/27/2015) - Luis Salgado, who most recently was involved in the developmental lab for the new Gloria Estefan Musical On your Feet, has signed on as director/choreographer of the NYC World Premier of Zuccotti Park. Book and lyrics by Catherine Hurd and music composed by Vatrena King, with musical direction by Joshua Coyne. This new musical about the 'Human Side of Economics' will have 4 performances and close the 2015 Venus/Adonis Festival.


ITSAZOO to Take on Corporate Culture With THE COMPETITION IS FIERCE Premiere, 3/3-22ITSAZOO to Take on Corporate Culture With THE COMPETITION IS FIERCE Premiere, 3/3-22
by BWW News Desk (Vancouver)

(1/27/2015) - ITSAZOO Productions presents The Competition is Fierce -- a new play by Co-Artistic Producer Sebastien Archibald - from March 3 to 22, 2015 at the Shop Theatre at Renegade Studios (125 East 2nd Avenue). Directed by Chelsea Haberlin, the work is set in a dystopian corporate future where 'climbing the company ladder' entails gladiatorial combat to the death.


DM Playhouse's Play Reading Series to Present BOOM, 2/2DM Playhouse's Play Reading Series to Present BOOM, 2/2
by BWW News Desk (Des Moines)

(1/27/2015) - The Des Moines Community Playhouse Play Reading Series presents Peter Sinn Nachtrieb's 'boom,' 7:00 PM, Monday, Feb. 2. The evening is free; beverages will be available for purchase.


ELEMENO PEA to Play Theatre School at DePaul University Next MonthELEMENO PEA to Play Theatre School at DePaul University Next Month
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(1/27/2015) - The Theatre School at DePaul University is pleased to present Elemeno Pea by Molly Smith Metzler in the Sondra and Denis Healy Theatre, located in The Theatre School building at Racine and Fullerton. The production is directed by Brian Balcom, MFA Directing candidate, Class of 2016. Opening Night is Friday, February 13, and the production will run through Sunday February 22, 2015.


Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon to Present Memoir at Strand, 2/24Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon to Present Memoir at Strand, 2/24
by BWW News Desk (New York City)

(1/27/2015) - Kim Gordon and Elissa Schappell will appear on February 24 at Strand from 7 to 8 PM.


GTA to Stage Ancient Drama ANTIGONE, Beginning 2/13GTA to Stage Ancient Drama ANTIGONE, Beginning 2/13
by BWW News Desk (Atlanta)

(1/27/2015) - ?Continuing its 35th Anniversary season and as part of its annual February Festival of plays, the Gainesville Theatre Alliance is producing its very first Ancient Greek drama for the MainStage, Sophocles' Antigone. The original heroine's fight to preserve her family's honor opens Feb. 13th at University of North Georgia's Ed Cabell Theatre (3820 Mundy Mill Road, Oakwood).


Bridget Everett, Molly Ringwald, Benjamin Walker and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 2/8Bridget Everett, Molly Ringwald, Benjamin Walker and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 2/8
by BWW News Desk (Cabaret)

(1/27/2015) - Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its nightly performances from January 29 - February 8, 2015. Details below!


Mash-Up Musical Satire 'WICKED FROZEN!' to Return to The PIT Next MonthMash-Up Musical Satire 'WICKED FROZEN!' to Return to The PIT Next Month
by BWW News Desk (New York City)

(1/27/2015) - The Peoples Improv Theater (The PIT) announced today that Wicked Frozen! A Musical Parody Mashup of 'Wicked' and 'Frozen' Written by Two People Who Have Never Seen 'Wicked' or 'Frozen', returns to the People's Improv Theatre (PIT) this February for four performances only.


Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga to Perform at 2015 GRAMMY Awards!Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga to Perform at 2015 GRAMMY Awards!
by BWW News Desk

(1/27/2015) - Lady Gaga took to Twitter this evening with a big announcement! She and her CHEEK TO CHEEK collaborator Tony Bennett will be performing at this year's GRAMMY Awards ceremony.


2015 Ben Vereen Awards Announce Student Health Initiative Essay Contest; Deadline 2/282015 Ben Vereen Awards Announce Student Health Initiative Essay Contest; Deadline 2/28
by BWW News Desk (San Diego)

(1/27/2015) - Ben Vereen and Broadway/San Diego are pleased to announce the inaugural Student Health Initiative Essay Contest as part of the 2015 Ben Vereen Awards (BVA) High School Musical Theatre Competition, sponsored by San Diego County Credit Union (SDCCU), takes place Sunday, April 26 at 5 PM at the Historic Balboa Theatre.


JUDY COLLINS SINGS SONDHEIM Comes to the Venetian Room, 2/28 & 3/1JUDY COLLINS SINGS SONDHEIM Comes to the Venetian Room, 2/28 & 3/1
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(1/27/2015) - Bay Area Cabaret welcomes back Grammy winner, Oscar nominee, and American music legend Judy Collins in the debut of a brand new show Judy Collins Sings Sondheim.


California Repertory Company to Present THE CLEAN HOUSE, 2/13-3/7California Repertory Company to Present THE CLEAN HOUSE, 2/13-3/7
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)

(1/27/2015) - ?Sara Ruhl's The Clean House is a smart, witty, and touching comedy of true love and the devastating power of the perfect joke. Director Joanne Gordon brings this love story to stage in CSULB Theatre Arts Department's Cal Rep production.


T. Graham Brown Releases New Solo Album FOREVER CHANGEDT. Graham Brown Releases New Solo Album FOREVER CHANGED
by BWW News Desk (Music - Nashville)

(1/27/2015) - It's been almost a decade since T. Graham Brown has released a new studio album, but that drought comes to an end today with the release of Forever Changed. The disc is released by Mansion Entertainment and distributed by Sony RED Distribution and Provident. The album is also available through Cracker Barrel Old Country Store. Brown co-produced the disc with Mark L. Carman.


Experience An Intimate, French Valentine's Day Dinner at Bistro Chat NoirExperience An Intimate, French Valentine's Day Dinner at Bistro Chat Noir
by BWW News Desk (New York City)

(1/27/2015) - For a magical and memorable way to celebrate Valentine's Day in a truly romantic setting, half a block from Central Park Bistro Chat Noir (22 East 66th St./www.BistroChatNoir.com/212-794-2428) is offering a special prix-fixe four-course dinner ($125 per person) featuring exquisite French cuisine. There are two seatings at 6pm and 8:30pm, reservations are required. Dinner also includes a glass of Laurent Perrier Champagne.


Win Free Barbecue for a Year at Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Colorado SpringsWin Free Barbecue for a Year at Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Colorado Springs
by BWW News Desk (Food + Wine)

(1/27/2015) - Colorado Springs residents will have a reason to celebrate when Dickey's Barbecue Pit opens on Thursday, January 29 at 11 a.m.The new barbecue joint opens with a three day barbecue bash where three lucky guests receive free barbecue for an entire year.


Red Door Theatre Company to Stage LOVE, THE MUSICAL, 2/6-21Red Door Theatre Company to Stage LOVE, THE MUSICAL, 2/6-21
by BWW News Desk (Houston)

(1/27/2015) - Love is an interweaving story of ancient Greek myth with a musical score that is Goldfrapp-inspired. Demeter, Hades, Zeus, & a host of other mythological gods come to life in a tale that is modern, timeless, & relevant.


Colin Kane Comes to Comedy Works Larimer Square, 2/25-28Colin Kane Comes to Comedy Works Larimer Square, 2/25-28
by BWW News Desk (Comedy - Denver )

(1/27/2015) - Colin Kane will appear at Comedy Works Downtown in Larimer Square, February 25 - 28, 2015.


'THAT 80S TIME TRAVEL MOVIE' Parody to Return to The PIT, 2/6 & 13'THAT 80S TIME TRAVEL MOVIE' Parody to Return to The PIT, 2/6 & 13
by BWW News Desk (New York City)

(1/27/2015) - After a sold out Fall run, The Peoples Improv Theater (The PIT) and Ronny Pascale are thrilled to announce additional dates for their co-production of That 80s Time Travel Movie: An UNAUTHORIZED! Musical Parody, written by the team of Christopher W. Barnes (Book and Lyrics) and Ryan Mercy (Music).


Broadway Manager, Producer and BC/EFA Activist Peter Neufeld Passes Away at 78Broadway Manager, Producer and BC/EFA Activist Peter Neufeld Passes Away at 78
by BWW News Desk

(1/27/2015) - A successful Broadway company manager, general manager and producer for more than 20 years, Peter Neufeld passed away peacefully after a long battle with Parkinson's disease this morning, January 27, 2015, at The Actors Fund's Lillian Booth Residence in Englewood, NJ, where he had been living since 2007. He was 78.


Jose Sepulveda, Doreen Montalvo, Gabrielle Ruiz to Lead MANUEL VERSUS THE STATUE OF LIBERTY Reading, 1/28Jose Sepulveda, Doreen Montalvo, Gabrielle Ruiz to Lead MANUEL VERSUS THE STATUE OF LIBERTY Reading, 1/28
by BWW News Desk (New York City)

(1/27/2015) - An industry reading of the new musical MANUEL VERSUS THE STATUE OF LIBERTY, which debuted in concert form at the New York Musical Theatre Festival, and won the 2014 NYMF Developmental Reading Series award, will be presented Jan. 28, 2015. The musical, directed by Jose Zayas, is an Official Grand Jury Selection of the 2015 New York Musical Theatre Festival.