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VIDEO: Allison Williams Thinks Happy Thoughts, Takes First PETER PAN Flight
by TV News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

People writes that Allison Williams, set to lead NBC's PETER PAN LIVE this winter, is one step -- or swoop, maybe? -- closer to Neverland, as the actress just began flight training for the production. Watch her soar in the video below (more...)

PETER PAN's Allison Williams Posts From Recording Session; Set To Sing On GIRLS S4
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 12, 2014

Recently announced headliner of NBC's hotly anticipated live telecast of the cherished Golden Age musical PETER PAN, titled PETER PAN LIVE, Allison Williams utilized social media to share a behind the scenes glimpse of herself working on her music in the recording studio. (more...)

UPDATE: Neil Meron Confirms Christian Borle Casting for NBC's PETER PAN!
by TV News Desk - Aug 07, 2014

Today, Peter Pan producer Neil Meron has confirmed the news on Twitter, posting last night: 'welcome to #PeterPanLive Christian Borle @craigzadan @nbc http://www' (more...)

Christian Borle to Play Dual Roles in NBC's PETER PAN LIVE Special?
by TV News Desk - Aug 06, 2014

Deadline writes that stage and screen star Christian Borle is in final talks to join NBC's PETER PAN LIVE as 'Smee' and 'Mr. Darling'. Borle will return for the network special from executive producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron on December 4, following his role as 'Max' in last year's THE SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE. (more...)

He Can Fly! Jesse Tyler Ferguson Auditions for PETER PAN, LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 02, 2014

It seems that Jesse Tyler Ferguson hopes to be a movie musical star in the near future. The Broadway vet and Modern Family star recently posted a video of his PETER PAN, LIVE! audition, via Instagram. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 7/31/14 - 'RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY', AVENUE Q Hits 11 Years, Chita in THE VISIT, GREASE in STL & More!
by Jessica Showers - Jul 31, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Off-Broadway is heating up today with BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY and 'REVOLUTION IN THE ELBOW' kicking off performances, plus AVENUE Q's interactive 11th Anniversary celebration, and stars are popping up around the country with Chita Rivera in Williamstown's THE VISIT, Taylor Louderman in The Muny's GREASE and more! (more...)

THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: PETER PAN On TV, Mary Martin To Allison Williams
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 31, 2014

Today, in honor of NBC's hotly anticipated upcoming TV presentation of PETER PAN LIVE! set to star Allison Williams and Christopher Walken, we take a look back at the high flying history of the show. (more...)

Twitter Watch: Lena Dunham Weighs in on Allison Williams as Peter Pan!
by BWW Staff - Jul 30, 2014

On Twitter Watch, Lena Dunham wrote ' Allison is about to undertake one of the greatest drag roles in history and we are so proud we could burst. She will slay.' (more...)

Photo: Allison Williams Shares PETER PAN Photo on Instagram!
by TV News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

Today, Williams turned to Instagram to share a very early pic of herself dressed as the iconic character (more...)

BWW ASKS - What Do You Think of Casting for NBC's PETER PAN LIVE So Far?
by TV News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

Today, NBC announced that “Girls” star and classically trained singer Allison Williams has been cast as the iconic title character in NBC's Dec. 4 telecast of PETER PAN LIVE! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: NBC Finds Its Peter Pan! Listen to Allison Williams in Action!
by Stage Tube - Jul 30, 2014

With several months until the broadcast there is still plenty of time to prepare for Williams' upcoming appearance in the special and BroadwayWorld wants you to get a chance to know the star. Below, we bring you a collection of videos of Williams in action! How do you think she'll do in the role? (more...)

Breaking News: GIRLS Star Allison Williams Will Fly High as Title Character in NBC's PETER PAN LIVE! Special
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

'Girls' star and classically trained singer Allison Williams has been cast as the iconic title character in NBC's Dec. 4 telecast of 'Peter Pan Live!' (more...)

Natasha Lyonne to Guest on Fourth Season of HBO's GIRLS
by TV News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

HBO declined to confirm how many episodes Lyonne would appear in. The third season of GIRLS is slated to premiere in early 2015. (more...)

Marin Ireland to Play Recurring Role in HBO's GIRLS, Season 4
by TV News Desk - May 13, 2014

Deadline writes that stage and screen star Marin Ireland has signed on for a recurring role in the fourth season of HBO's GIRLS. (more...)

Meet Bryan Cranston, Vanessa Williams and More Via Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights 2014 Spring Auction
by Movies News Desk - May 05, 2014

Landing a role in an Oscar-nominated film is a difficult feat for any aspiring actor or actress, but some coaching and insider tips from top casting directors Ellen Chenoweth and Lora Kennedy might help make it easier. Both women, who have casted Oscar winning or Oscar-nominated actors, have donated exclusive meetings with the lucky winners in the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights 8th Annual Spring Auction. The auction includes more than 100 of the world's most recognizable figures spanning business, entertainment, sports, and politics and is open to bidders internationally through May 13 at www.rfkauction.com. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Andrew Lloyd Webber, Josh Groban, Katie Holmes & More Attend FINDING NEVERLAND Workshop!
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 03, 2014

Looking much like an opening night, numerous boldfaced names were in attendance last week at a workshop for FINDING NEVERLAND, directed by Diane Paulas and starring Matthew Morrison and Laura Michelle Kelly. It'll premiere at begins performances in July 2014 at the Loeb Drama Center at The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University. Featuring new songs by Gary Barlow and Eliot Kennedy, NEVERLAND previously held a workshop on August 26th, featuring Kelly, Jason Alexander, Brian d'Arcy James and Kathleen Chalfant. The new musical FINDING NEVERLAND premiered in Leicester on September 22., led by Julian Ovenden and Rosalie Craig. Adapted from the much-loved Oscar-winning Miramax film, FINDING NEVERLAND, this exquisite new production was brought to the Leicester stage by celebrated Oscar and Tony Award-winner Harvey Weinstein, with direction and choreography by Olivier and Tony Award-winner Rob Ashford (Anna Christie at Donmar Warehouse), a book by Allan Knee (Little Women on Broadway), and music and lyrics by Tony Award nominees Scott Frankel and Michael Korie. Escape to a wonderful world of enchantment with this musical tale of the life of playwright J.M. Barrie, and the inspiration behind his classic book, The Adventures of Peter Pan. With his last play a failure, James Barrie is crippled by writer's block and success seems like a far-away land. But then a chance encounter with widow Sylvia Llewellyn Davies and her four young sons sends his heart and imagination soaring, and their friendship gives birth to a magical tale that will live forever. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Season Finale of HBO's GIRLS
by - Mar 17, 2014

Below, get a sneak peek at the season finale of HBO's GIRLS titled 'Two Plane Rides'. (more...)

NCAA Tournament Championship Week Tips Off on ESPN Today
by TV News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

ESPN's 2014 Championship Week Presented by DICK'S Sporting Goods will showcase 92 men's college basketball conference tournament games from 23 different conferences across ESPN (more...)

NCAA Tournament Championship Week to Tip Off on ESPN, 3/7
by TV News Desk - Mar 05, 2014

ESPN's 2014 Championship Week Presented by DICK'S Sporting Goods will showcase 92 men's college basketball conference tournament games from 23 different conferences across ESPN (more...)

Scoop: LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS on NBC - Week of March 3, 2014
by TV Scoop - Mar 03, 2014

Get all the scoop on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS, airing on NBC for the week of March 3, 2014! (more...)

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