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Works & Process at the Guggenheim announces The World Premiere of WORKING IN PROCESS/ NEW BODIESWorks & Process at the Guggenheim announces The World Premiere of WORKING IN PROCESS/ NEW BODIES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

On Sunday, November 13, 2016 at 3pm and 7:30pm and Monday, November 14, 2016 at 7:30pm, Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents Working in Process/ New Bodies, the culmination and World Premiere of choreographer Jodi Melnick's Works & Process residency with dancers Sara Mearns, Jared Angle, and Gretchen Smith at the Guggenheim's Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Peter B. Lewis Theater. Melnick's work weaves dance, spoken text, and moderated discussion with Claudia La Rocco, with live music for harpsichord by composer Gyorgy Ligeti, violin by composer Heinrich Biber, and newly commissioned music by Robert Boston. (more...)

Jeffrey Tambor, Amy Landecker, Dax Shepard, Shay Mitchell and More Will Present at Outfest's Legacy AwardsJeffrey Tambor, Amy Landecker, Dax Shepard, Shay Mitchell and More Will Present at Outfest's Legacy Awards
by TV News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Outfest, the non-profit organization promoting equality by creating, sharing, and protecting LGBT stories on the screen, announced today that Jeffrey Tambor ('Transparent'), Amy Landecker ('Transparent'), Dax Shepard ('Parenthood'), Shay Mitchell ('Pretty Little Liars'), Teri Polo ('The Fosters') and Sherri Saum ('The Fosters') will be presenting Legacy Awards to Jill Soloway, Sean Hayes and Freeform, respectively. Singer Samuel Larsen ('Glee') is set to perform. (more...)

17 AGAIN Musical Based on Zac Efron Film Gets Fall Lab in NYC17 AGAIN Musical Based on Zac Efron Film Gets Fall Lab in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

According to an Equity casting notice, the new musical 17 AGAIN, based on the 2009 film starring Zac Efron and Matthew Perry, will be holding a developmental lab from November 4 - 17 at NYC's Pearl Studios. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 10/4/2016 - 10/11/2016Hottest Articles on BWW 10/4/2016 - 10/11/2016
by - Oct 11, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 10/4/2016 - 10/11/2016. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 10/7/2016 - KINGDOM COME, STUFFED and LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES!Broadway AM Report, 10/7/2016 - KINGDOM COME, STUFFED and LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES!
by Jessica Khan - Oct 7, 2016

This weekend's big news: Roundabout Underground's KINGDOM COME brings online dating to the stage tonight, Lisa Lampanelli's STUFFED premieres this evening Off-Broadway, and LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES begins on Broadway this Saturday! (more...)

Adam Shankman to Helm Disney's ENCHANTED Sequel; Amy Adams to ReturnAdam Shankman to Helm Disney's ENCHANTED Sequel; Amy Adams to Return
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 6, 2016

The Hollywood Reporter reports exclusively that HAIRSPRAY and ROCK OF AGES helmer Adam Shankman will take on directing duties for DISENCHANTED, a planned sequel to Disney's 2007 hit film ENCHANTED. (more...)

Sean Hayes to Receive Trailblazer Award at Outfest Legacy AwardsSean Hayes to Receive Trailblazer Award at Outfest Legacy Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 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 Emmy Award-winning actor and producer Sean Hayes ('Will and Grace') in addition to previously announced honorees Jill Soloway and Freeform at the 2016 Legacy Awards. (more...)

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 Perabo and Kevin Zegers were among the celebrities that came to support DFF, a non-profit organization founded by Nigel Lythgoe (American Idol, So You Think You Can Dance)and director Adam 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, has announced 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...)

PRETTY WOMAN's Garry Marshall Dies at Age 81PRETTY WOMAN's Garry Marshall Dies at Age 81
by TV News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

arry Marshall, best known for creating such iconic 1970s' TV shows as 'Happy Days,' 'The Odd Couple,' 'Laverne and Shirley' and 'Mork and Mindy' and for directing such classic films as Pretty Woman' and 'The Princess Diaries,' passed away on Tuesday (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...)

YOUTUBE ORDERS LIONSGATE TELEVISION'S DANCE DRAMA SERIES STEP UP, INSPIRED BY GLOBAL MOVIE PHENOMENONYOUTUBE ORDERS LIONSGATE TELEVISION'S DANCE DRAMA SERIES STEP UP, INSPIRED BY GLOBAL MOVIE PHENOMENON
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2016

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Winners Of 37th College Television Awards Announced By The Television Academy FoundationWinners Of 37th College Television Awards Announced By The Television Academy Foundation
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

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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's WAITRESS began performances on Friday, March 25 with a bang, setting a house record for a single performance the Brooks Atkinson Theatre and announcing a new block of tickets on sale through January 1, 2017. WAITRESS opens 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-winner Harvey Fierstein (Book) and Grammy Award-winning rock icon Cyndi 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...)

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