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Anne Reid, Janie Dee and More Star in 40th Anniversary Concert of A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, Jan 26Anne Reid, Janie Dee and More Star in 40th Anniversary Concert of A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, Jan 26
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2014

For one very special night only, Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler's critically acclaimed and award-winning musical? A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC will be performed with an all-star cast at the Palace Theatre in the West End on Monday January 26, 2015 (more...)

BWW Reviews: The Porters Weave a WINTER'S TALEBWW Reviews: The Porters Weave a WINTER'S TALE
by Ellen Dostal - Oct 27, 2014

THE WINTER'S TALE is not the easiest of Shakespeare's plays to stage. It must believably present a story sharply divided into two parts set in two different countries with drastically contrasting tones, and pull off an ending that resolves them by way of magic or a well-concealed plot, based on whichever point of view the director takes. The violence of the first half of the play in Sicilia (winter) melts away in the pastoral beauty of Bohemia (spring) in the second where the story continues sixteen years later before reuniting the past and present and absolving the sins of a repentant king. (more...)

Anne Reid, Janie Dee and More Join A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC 40th Anniversary Concert in LondonAnne Reid, Janie Dee and More Join A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC 40th Anniversary Concert in London
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

The Daily Mail reports that Anne Reid and Janie Dee will star as Madame Armfeldt and her daughter Desiree, respectively, in a concert performance of Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler's A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC at the Palace Theatre on January 26, 2015. The show will mark the 40th anniversary of the original London production. (more...)

Jule Styne Revue EVERYTHING'S COMING UP ROSES Set for Crazy Coqs Next MonthJule Styne Revue EVERYTHING'S COMING UP ROSES Set for Crazy Coqs Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

Starring a stellar cast of West End stars and created exclusively for The Crazy Coqs, Everything's Coming Up Roses celebrates Jule Styne, the man behind some of the most iconic music of Broadway's Golden Age. Featuring hit songs from musicals such as Gypsy, Funny Girl, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes & Bells Are Ringing, as well as some rare undiscovered gems, this evening promises to delight and dazzle audiences with songs such as People, Don't Rain On My Parade, Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend and of course Everything's Coming Up Roses. (more...)

AT&T Brings U-verse High-Speed Internet, TV And Voice Services To 2,900 Additional Customer Locations In Atlanta AreaAT&T Brings U-verse High-Speed Internet, TV And Voice Services To 2,900 Additional Customer Locations In Atlanta Area
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2014

ATLANTA, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Thousands more Atlanta-area residents have a new choice for their television and broadband, thanks to wider availability of AT&T U-verse services. AT&T* today announced that U-verse expanded to about 2,900 local customer locations in June. More than 122,000 customer locations were added across AT&T's wireline territory in the same month. (more...)

AT&T Names New Vice President And General Manager For Georgia/South CarolinaAT&T Names New Vice President And General Manager For Georgia/South Carolina
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2014

ATLANTA, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ AT&T* announces the appointment of industry veteran Alex Parker as Vice President and General Manager, overseeing operations in Georgia and South Carolina. Parker will oversee the sales and operations for more than 1,300 employees, 82 AT&T-owned retail locations, and more than 650 national retail partners and authorized resellers across both states. (more...)

STEPHEN WARD's Alex Parker and More to Celebrate Marvin Hamlisch With Concert at the St. James, Aug 24STEPHEN WARD's Alex Parker and More to Celebrate Marvin Hamlisch With Concert at the St. James, Aug 24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Alex Parker (Putting It Together, Stephen Ward, The Pajama Game) brings a concert of the music of the Oscar, Tony, Grammy, Emmy and Pulitzer prize-winning composer Marvin Hamlisch to the St James Theatre for two performances only, Sunday, 24 August at 3.30pm and 7pm in 'HAMLISCH: The Music Of The Legendary Marvin Hamlisch'. (more...)

EVERYTHING'S COMING UP ROSES, SIMPLY BARBRA, Joe Stilgoe and More Set for The Crazy Coqs, Sept 2014EVERYTHING'S COMING UP ROSES, SIMPLY BARBRA, Joe Stilgoe and More Set for The Crazy Coqs, Sept 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

The Crazy Coqs has announced its September 2014 schedule in Piccadilly, London. Details below! (more...)

World Premiere Staged Reading of BARNARDINE to Be Presented on 7/30World Premiere Staged Reading of BARNARDINE to Be Presented on 7/30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Barnardine will have a staged reading on Wednesday, July 30th at 7pm at The Group Rep at The Lonny Chapman Theatre, 10900 Burbank Blvd, North Hollywood, CA 91601. The reading will run approximately 90 minutes with no intermission. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Stephen Sondheim Society's GOD at The London Theatre WorkshopPhoto Flash: First Look at Stephen Sondheim Society's GOD at The London Theatre Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

Cast members Emma Odell ( Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer OfTheYear [SSSSPOTY] finalist 2009), Kris Olsen ( SSSSPOTY Winner 2012), Corrine Priest (SSSSPOTY Winner 2014) and Jay Worley ( SSSSPOTY finalist 2014) showcase a range of songs from Jonathan Larson (Sunday) and Andrew Lippa ( Marshall Levin) to Alan Chapman (Everybody Wants to be Sondheim) and many more besides in Stephen Sondheim Society's GOD. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

Photo Flash: Rehearsals Underway for Stephen Sondheim Society's GOD, July 8-12Photo Flash: Rehearsals Underway for Stephen Sondheim Society's GOD, July 8-12
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2014

Rehearsals are now well underway for GOD, the 20th anniversary celebration show from the Stephen Sondheim Society, which pays tribute to Mr Sondheim and his genius. (more...)

Stephen Sondheim Society and London Theatre Workshop Present Musical Parody of Sondheim GOD,Stephen Sondheim Society and London Theatre Workshop Present Musical Parody of Sondheim GOD,
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

As part of the 20th anniversary celebration of the Stephen Sondheim Society, we will be paying tribute to Mr Sondheim and his genius, with a collection of material which affectionately celebrates and reflects our love for the great man himself in a brand new show GOD, premiering at London Theatre Workshop for only 6 performances this July. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Teens Amaze at 92Y's DANCE UP!BWW Reviews: Teens Amaze at 92Y's DANCE UP!
by Jessica Abejar - Apr 15, 2014

In the very center where many dance legends have performed, thirteen teenaged choreographers presented pieces as part of Dance Up! The Next Generation at the 92nd Street YMHA Harkness Dance Center on Saturday, April 12 and Sunday, April 13. The performance was followed by a Q&A session with the choreographers. The event showcased a vast array of talent, creativity, and maturity among the teens but also showed a commonality across all generations. (more...)

West End Stars Support Target Ovarian Cancer in 'PLAYING OUR PART', May 18West End Stars Support Target Ovarian Cancer in 'PLAYING OUR PART', May 18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

On Sunday 18 May 2014, stars of the West End will come together for an evening of pop and musical theatre at the prestigious Cadogan Hall, Chelsea, to raise funds and celebrate the work of Target Ovarian Cancer (registered charity numbers 1125038 England/Wales and SC042920 Scotland). (more...)

BWW Reviews: Once More Unto the Breach, Dear Porters, in HENRY VBWW Reviews: Once More Unto the Breach, Dear Porters, in HENRY V
by Ellen Dostal - Feb 22, 2014

If 'all the youth of England are on fire,' as the first speech of HENRY V's Act II declares, then all the Porters of Hellsgate have carried the torch forward with guns blazing. Without a doubt, this is the Porters' finest stage work to date and a testament to the kind of theatre magic that can be created out of thin air by the willing and able. (more...)

PUTTING IT TOGETHER UK Cast Q&A Now AvailablePUTTING IT TOGETHER UK Cast Q&A Now Available
by Pat Cerasaro - Jan 28, 2014

A fascinating Q&A session with the cast and director of the recent West End premiere production of the Stephen Sondheim 'musical review' PUTTING IT TOGETHER is now available to view. (more...)

Photo Coverage: PUTTING IT TOGETHER Starring Dee, Bedella, Sheen, Humbley and Crossley!Photo Coverage: PUTTING IT TOGETHER Starring Dee, Bedella, Sheen, Humbley and Crossley!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

First produced by Cameron Mackintosh in New York, with Julie Andrews over 20 years ago, the London premiere of Putting It Together stars a stellar, award-winning cast including: David Bedella, Daniel Crossley, Janie Dee, Damian Humbley and Caroline Sheen. (more...)

David Bedella, Daniel Crossley, Janie Dee and More Set for PUTTING IT TOGETHER at the St. James, Beg. TonightDavid Bedella, Daniel Crossley, Janie Dee and More Set for PUTTING IT TOGETHER at the St. James, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

Robert Mackintosh, the St. James Theatre and Hilary A Williams are thrilled to announce that they will be presenting by arrangement of Cameron Mackintosh, Alex Parker's production of the London premiere of Stephen Sondheim's Putting it Together from today, 14 January - 1 February 2014. (more...)

Janie Dee, David Bedella and More to Bring PUTTING IT TOGETHER to the St. James,Today-Feb 1Janie Dee, David Bedella and More to Bring PUTTING IT TOGETHER to the St. James,Today-Feb 1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2014

The Daily Mail reports that Olivier Award winners Janie Dee and David Bedella, as well as Daniel Crossley, Caroline Sheen and Damian Humbley (Merrily We Roll Along) will be PUTTING IT TOGETHER in a new production from producer Robert Mackintosh and director Alex Parker at the St. James this winter. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: In Rehearsal for West End's PUTTING IT TOGETHERSTAGE TUBE: In Rehearsal for West End's PUTTING IT TOGETHER
by Stage Tube - Jan 6, 2014

Robert Mackintosh, St James Theatre and Hilary A Williams by arrangement with Cameron Mackintosh will present the Alex Parker production of PUTTING IT TOGETHER by Stephen Sondheim. First produced by Cameron Mackintosh in New York, with Julie Andrews over 20 years ago, the London premiere will be performed by a stellar, award-winning cast including: David Bedella, Daniel Crossley, Janie Dee, Damian Humbley and Caroline Sheen. The video below documents the first week the Cast and Creatives spent in rehearsal for the 2014 London Premiere at the St James Theatre. Check it out below! (more...)

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