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Jill Soloway And Freeform To Receive Outfest Legacy AwardsJill Soloway And Freeform To Receive Outfest Legacy Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Outfest, the Los Angeles-based nonprofit organization promoting equality by creating, sharing, and protecting LGBT stories on the screen, announced today that it will honor Golden Globe and two-time Emmy Award-winning writer-director Jill Soloway ("Transparent,"Afternoon Delight) and Freeform, the Disney|ABC Television Group network, at the 2016 Legacy Awards on Sunday, October 23rd. (more...)

Stars Celebrate the Dizzy Feet Foundation's 6th Annual CELEBRATION OF DANCE GalaStars Celebrate the Dizzy Feet Foundation's 6th Annual CELEBRATION OF DANCE Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2016

The Dizzy Feet Foundation(DFF) presented the sixth annual 'Celebration of Dance' Gala at The Novo last night in Los Angeles.Julianne Hough, Derek Hough, Maddie Ziegler, Paula Abdul, Joely Fisher, Elizabeth Berkely, Mitzi Gaynor, Sir Matthew Bourne, Allison Holker, Piper PeraboandKevin Zegerswere among the celebrities that came to support DFF, a non-profit organization founded byNigel Lythgoe(American Idol, So You Think You Can Dance)and directorAdam Shankman(Hairspray, Rock of Ages), whose mission is to sponsor, fund and/or support access to and the quality of dance education programs that expose children in low-income areas to the lifelong benefits of dance education in the United States. (more...)

BWW TV: In Rehearsal with the One, Singular, Sensational Cast of A CHORUS LINE at the Hollywood Bowl!BWW TV: In Rehearsal with the One, Singular, Sensational Cast of A CHORUS LINE at the Hollywood Bowl!
by Michael Sterling - Jul 28, 2016

The LA Phil's Hollywood Bowl production of A Chorus Line opening July 29 -31 for three performances has been in full tilt rehearsals since last week and BroadwayWorld's own Michael Sterling was there to talk to the stars and get a sneak peek at what audiences can expect on the legendary Hollywood Bowl's massive stage. (more...)

Tim Federle, Bess Wohl, Marc Bruni, Leigh Silverman and More Slated for NYMF PanelsTim Federle, Bess Wohl, Marc Bruni, Leigh Silverman and More Slated for NYMF Panels
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF), previously known as The New York Musical Theatre Festival, hasannounced that they have partnered with The ASCAP Foundation, The Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME), and SDC Foundation to curate three panel conversations with industry professionals, aimed at providing more insight into the musical development process. (more...)

The Kennedy Center Celebrates National Dance Day on July 30thThe Kennedy Center Celebrates National Dance Day on July 30th
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

Kennedy Center, in partnership with the Dizzy Feet Foundation and Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, invites everyone to celebrate the art of dance as it hosts the Northeast's installment of National Dance Day on Saturday, July 30, 2016 from 1:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. This free, day-long celebration takes place on the Kennedy Center's North Plaza also includes a 6:00 p.m. performance on the Millennium Stage in the Grand Foyer, which will be streamed live on the Kennedy Center website and archived for future viewings; features interactive dances, lessons, outdoor performances, live music, and more including the return of the summer night social "Dancing Under the Stars." (more...)

Historian George Muschamp to Helm 1776 at Gettysburg Community TheatreHistorian George Muschamp to Helm 1776 at Gettysburg Community Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

Gettysburg Community Theatre, the non-profit 501c3 organization located in the original Elks Lodge building at 49 York Street within the first block of Lincoln Square in historic downtown Gettysburg, will present 1776 the musical, to celebrate the 240th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration Of Independence. Performances will be held at GCT Fridays and Saturdays at 7pm and Sundays at 2pm July 15-31, 2016. GCT only seats 80. Limited Reserved Seating Tickets are $18 plus tax/fees of the Gettysburg Borough Amusement Tax. Tickets can be ordered online at www.GettysburgCommunityTheatre.org or by calling 717-334-2692 for group sales of 20 or more or visit the box office during box office hours 5-7pm Mondays-Thursdays at GCT. Opening night will include a complimentary wine reception with the cast and crew after the performance. (more...)

YouTube Greenlights Full Season of Drama Series STEP UP, Inspired by Film FranchiseYouTube Greenlights Full Season of Drama Series STEP UP, Inspired by Film Franchise
by TV News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

YouTube, the world's leading Internet video platform, and Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a premier next generation global content leader, today announced that YouTube has ordered a full season of Lionsgate's drama series STEP UP, based on the film franchise that grossed $650 million at the global box office. (more...)

VIDEO: DANCING WITH THE STARS Recreates HAIRSPRAY's 'You Can't Stop the Beat'VIDEO: DANCING WITH THE STARS Recreates HAIRSPRAY's 'You Can't Stop the Beat'
by TV News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Opening the night was celebrity contestant Kim Fields and her partner Sasha Farber who danced a Jive to 'You Can't Stop The Beat' from HAIRSPRAY. (more...)

The Filling Makes the Pie! Meet the Full Cast of WAITRESS, Opening Tonight on BroadwayThe Filling Makes the Pie! Meet the Full Cast of WAITRESS, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 24, 2016

Broadway'sWAITRESSbegan performances on Friday, March 25 with a bang, setting a house record for a single performance theBrooks AtkinsonTheatre and announcing a new block of tickets on sale through January 1, 2017.WAITRESSopens today, April 24, 2016. Get ready for tonight's opening bows by scrolling down to learn more about the company, plus watching highlights from the show! (more...)

Photo Flash: Corbin Bleu, Jerry Mitchell & More Celebrate KINKY BOOTS' Opening Night at The Hollywood PantagesPhoto Flash: Corbin Bleu, Jerry Mitchell & More Celebrate KINKY BOOTS' Opening Night at The Hollywood Pantages
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

On the high-heels of last season's wildly-successful L.A. Premiere, KINKY BOOTS, the smash-hit musical that brings together four-time Tony Award-winnerHarvey Fierstein(Book) and Grammy Award-winning rock iconCyndi Lauper(Tony Award-winner for Best Score for Kinky Boots), returns to the Hollywood Pantages Theatre for a limited two-week engagement,April 13 - 24, 2016. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from opening night below! (more...)

BREAKING: More than 80 Major CEOs and Business Leaders Demand North Carolina Repeal Discriminatory & Radical New Anti-LGBT LawBREAKING: More than 80 Major CEOs and Business Leaders Demand North Carolina Repeal Discriminatory & Radical New Anti-LGBT Law
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

WASHINGTON, March 29, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, and Equality NC, the state organization working to secure equal rights and justice for LGBT North Carolinians, released a letter from more than 80 leading CEOs and business leaders calling on Governor Pat McCrory and the North Carolina General Assembly to repeal the radical provisions in the deeply discriminatory House Bill 2 that was rammed through the legislature last week. (more...)

PRIDE & PREJUDICE, Judy Gold, Laura Osnes and More Set for This March at Feinstein's/54 BelowPRIDE & PREJUDICE, Judy Gold, Laura Osnes and More Set for This March at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

This March, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. Scroll down for details! (more...)

54 SINGS THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL, Anneliese van der Pol & More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below Next Week54 SINGS THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL, Anneliese van der Pol & More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2016

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/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/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Matt Doyle, Krysta Rodriguez, Kate Baldwin & More to Star in 17 AGAIN as Part of 'New Musicals at 54' SeriesMatt Doyle, Krysta Rodriguez, Kate Baldwin & More to Star in 17 AGAIN as Part of 'New Musicals at 54' Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2016

Life doesn't always work out the way we want, or expect it to. What would happen if you could turn back the clock to a younger version of yourself and start over?17 Again- a new musical based on the popular 2009 film starring Zac Efron and Matthew Perry - tells the story of a married 35-year-old man who fears his best days have passed him by, until he mysteriously wakes up as a seventeen year-old high school basketball star with the chance to rewrite the future he believes he was meant to have. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: New Musicals at 54 Series - Jennifer Ashley Tepper Interviews Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner About 17 AGAINBWW Exclusive: New Musicals at 54 Series - Jennifer Ashley Tepper Interviews Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner About 17 AGAIN
by Jennifer Ashley Tepper - Jan 26, 2016

New Musicals at 54 is a series presented by Feinstein's/ 54 Below Programming Director Jennifer Ashley Tepper. Some of the 10 new and diverse musicals by a selection of today's most talented writers have had out-of-town productions, some have had workshops... now's your chance to be first to see them in NYC! Join us at New Musicals at 54 for one-night-only concerts celebrating each new show with songs, behind-the-scenes stories, and all-star casts! (more...)

Tituss Burgess, Jeremy Jordan & More Perform at  TREVORLIVE LA 2015Tituss Burgess, Jeremy Jordan & More Perform at TREVORLIVE LA 2015
by TV News Desk - Dec 7, 2015

The Trevor Project was proud to honor Jazz Jennings, Michael Lombardo, and The Walt Disney Company at TrevorLIVE LA 2015. (more...)

Jeremy Jordan, Tituss Burgess & More to Perform at TrevorLIVE Los AngelesJeremy Jordan, Tituss Burgess & More to Perform at TrevorLIVE Los Angeles
by TV News Desk - Nov 23, 2015

The Trevor Project is proud to announce Jazz Jennings as this year's Youth Innovator Award recipient at TrevorLIVE LA. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Primary Stages' Celebrates Shaiman and Wittman at 2015 Gala!Photo Coverage: Primary Stages' Celebrates Shaiman and Wittman at 2015 Gala!
by Walter McBride - Nov 17, 2015

The Primary Stages' 2015 Gala took place tonight, November 16, 2015 at 583 Park Avenue. The eventcelebrated the company and honored Tony and Grammy-winning composer and lyricistsMarc ShaimanandScott Wittman. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MISERY on Broadway's Opening Night!Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MISERY on Broadway's Opening Night!
by Walter McBride - Nov 16, 2015

BroadwayWorld was there to capture the opening night red carpet arrivals. (more...)

Joel McHale to Host 2015 TREVORLIVE LOS ANGELESJoel McHale to Host 2015 TREVORLIVE LOS ANGELES
by TV News Desk - Nov 13, 2015

Hollywood's LGBTQ community and allies, with the most talented and irreverent stars, will gather at the Hollywood Palladium to celebrate TrevorLIVE Los Angeles, an annual comedy, music, and award show benefitting The Trevor Project (more...)

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