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Liliane Montevecchi, JASPER IN DEADLAND & More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below Next WeekLiliane Montevecchi, JASPER IN DEADLAND & More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 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...)

Resonance Ensemble's CYRANO DE BERGERAC and BURNING Open This WeekendResonance Ensemble's CYRANO DE BERGERAC and BURNING Open This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

Celebrating classic plays and the new works they inspire, Resonance Ensemble (Eric Parness, Artistic Director; Rachel Reiner, Managing Director) is proud to open their 11th season this weekend at the Theatre at St. Clements, with Cyrano de Bergerac and the world premiere of Burning in rep. (more...)

Up on the Marquee: AMERICAN PSYCHOUp on the Marquee: AMERICAN PSYCHO
by Walter McBride - Feb 5, 2016

AMERICAN PSYCHO, the American premiere of a new musical based on the novel by Bret Easton Ellis -- which celebrates the 25th anniversary of its publication this March -- will begin performances on Broadway at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street) on Thursday, March 24, 2016. The Opening Night is scheduled for Wednesday, April 20, 2016. Check out photos of the marquee below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Company of Primary Stages' THE BODY OF AN AMERICAN Meets the PressPhoto Coverage: Company of Primary Stages' THE BODY OF AN AMERICAN Meets the Press
by Walter McBride - Feb 4, 2016

Primary Stages and Rhoda R. Herrick, in association with Hartford Stage, present The Body of an American, a New York premiere by Dan O'Brien (The Voyage of the Carcass, Soho Playhouse) and directed by Jo Bonney (Father Comes Home from the Wars..., Lost Girls). The Body of an American will feature Michael Crane (Gloria, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson) and Tony Award nominee Michael Cumpsty ('Boardwalk Empire,' Machinal, End of the Rainbow, 42nd Street). The company just met the press and BroadwayWorld was on hard to capture photo coverage of the whole day! (more...)

Complete Cast, Creative Team Set for Broadway's AMERICAN PSYCHO; Rehearsals Begin Next Week!Complete Cast, Creative Team Set for Broadway's AMERICAN PSYCHO; Rehearsals Begin Next Week!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

AMERICAN PSYCHO, the American premiere of a new musical based on the novel by Bret Easton Ellis -- which celebrates the 25th anniversary of its publication this March -- has welcomed Theo Stockman (American Idiot, Hair) and Brandon Kalm (American Idiot on tour) to the cast, it was announced today. (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET National Tour Coming to North TexasMILLION DOLLAR QUARTET National Tour Coming to North Texas
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

The national tour of the Broadway musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, inspired by the electrifying true story, will play three performances at the Music Hall at Fair Park on February 27 & 28, 2016, presented by Dallas Summer Musicals Management Group, Inc. The show will make its way to Fort Worth, where it will play for one night only at Bass Performance Hall February 29, 2016, presented by Performing Arts Fort Worth. (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: Primary Stages' THE BODY OF AN AMERICAN Cast Meets the PressFREEZE FRAME: Primary Stages' THE BODY OF AN AMERICAN Cast Meets the Press
by Walter McBride - Feb 3, 2016

Primary Stages and Rhoda R. Herrick, in association with Hartford Stage, present The Body of an American, a New York premiere by Dan O'Brien (The Voyage of the Carcass, Soho Playhouse) and directed by Jo Bonney (Father Comes Home from the Wars…, Lost Girls). The Body of an American will feature Michael Crane (Gloria, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson) and Tony Award nominee Michael Cumpsty ("Boardwalk Empire," Machinal, End of the Rainbow, 42nd Street). The company just met the press and you can check out a sneak peek from the special day below. Check abck later for complete coverage! (more...)

Bryce Pinkham, Alysha Umphress & More Set for CHARLIE ROSEN'S BROADWAY BIG BAND, 2/20Bryce Pinkham, Alysha Umphress & More Set for CHARLIE ROSEN'S BROADWAY BIG BAND, 2/20
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

Following multiple sold out engagements, Charlie Rosen's Broadway Big Band returns to the intimate Manhattan venue Feinstein's/ 54 Below on Saturday February 20th to continue an official residence for 2015. The 9:30 PM concert, helmed by director Max Friedman, features guest vocalists Gerard Canonico (Spring Awakening, American Idiot), Nicholas Christopher (Motown The Musical, Lazarus), Matt Doyle (The Book of Mormon, Spring Awakening), Tony Award Nominee Bryce Pinkham (Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, The Heidi Chronicles), Alysha Umphress (On The Town, American Idiot), and more TBA. Friedman and Rosen co-produce the series. (more...)

Cast Album for Michael John LaChiusa's FIRST DAUGHTER SUITE to be Released Digitally This MonthCast Album for Michael John LaChiusa's FIRST DAUGHTER SUITE to be Released Digitally This Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

Ghostlight Records will release the original cast recording of the world premiere musical FIRST DAUGHTER SUITE, written by Michael John LaChiusa and directed by Kirsten Sanderson. (more...)

CPT's Regional Premiere of MR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY Begins 2/11CPT's Regional Premiere of MR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY Begins 2/11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) is proud to announce the regional premiere of Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play, the Off-Broadway sensation (2014 Drama League Award nominee) written by Anne Washburn, with score by Michael Friedman (Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson) and lyrics by Anne Washburn. CPT's production is directed by Matthew Wright, with Music Direction by Brad Wyner (Titus: A Grand and Gory Rock Musical) and Choreography by Holly Handman. (more...)

Gina Gershon & Morgan Spector to Lead Martyna Majok's IRONBOUND Off-BroadwayGina Gershon & Morgan Spector to Lead Martyna Majok's IRONBOUND Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

Rattlestick Playwright's Theater and Women's Project Theater have announced that Gina Gershon (Cabaret, Boeing Boeing) will star alongside co-stars Josiah Bania (Sarah Ruhl's Three Sisters at Yale Rep), Shiloh Fernandez (Red Riding Hood) and Drama Desk nominee Morgan Spector (A View From The Bridge, 'Boardwalk Empire'), in their co-production of this spring's New York premiere of IRONBOUND by Martyna Majok (Petty Harbor) in her New York City debut. One of the Top Ten Plays on the 2014 Kilroys' List, IRONBOUND is directed by Daniella Topol (When January Feels Like Summer, Row After Row) and begins performances March 3, 2016, with an Opening Night of March 16, 2016, at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater. (more...)

BWW TV: Stephen King MISERY on Broadway's Biggest FanBWW TV: Stephen King MISERY on Broadway's Biggest Fan
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 1, 2016

Renowned author Stephen King stopped by the Broadhurst Theatre last week to see the currently-running Broadway production of Misery, an adaptation of his celebrated 1987 horror novel. King went backstage to surprise stars Bruce Willis and Laurie Metcalf, and you can check out what went down below! (more...)

BWW Review: The Collective's SHOWSTOPPERSBWW Review: The Collective's SHOWSTOPPERS
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jan 30, 2016

There's nothing like a good musical revue - replete with well-chosen songs, performed by a talented coterie of professional performers who are ably supported by a cast of fresh-faced youngsters showing off their burgeoning talents in concert with their more seasoned counterparts - and The Collective (Nashville's newest theatrical endeavor aka The Music City Theatre Collective) certainly delivers the goods with the debut of Showstoppers, presented this weekend at St. Philip's Episcopal Church's Dimmick Hall in Donelson. (more...)

Photo Flash: Stephen King Visits Broadway Cast of MISERY Backstage!Photo Flash: Stephen King Visits Broadway Cast of MISERY Backstage!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

Beloved author Stephen King stopped by the Broadhurst Theatre last night to see the currently-running Broadway production of MISERY, an adaptation of his celebrated 1987 horror novel. King went backstage to surprise stars Bruce Willis and Laurie Metcalf, and you can check out the photo here! (more...)

BWW Review: MATILDA THE MUSICAL Dazzles in NashvilleBWW Review: MATILDA THE MUSICAL Dazzles in Nashville
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jan 28, 2016

Can there be a better way to capture Matilda's spirit so evocatively than in a sparkling new work for the musical theater? A musical journey through which we can chart her soulful, heartfelt ascent into a literary hierarchy in which readers can live vicariously? Matilda's forays into a fictional world of devil-may-care adventure, oftentimes aided by her gift for telekinesis or her penchant for clever tricks (like switching her father's hair oil with her mother's peroxide) - which is at once darker than other offerings of like ilk, yet somehow rather more confectionary than even the fluffiest of musical comedies - lend themselves exquisitely to Matilda the Musical, the critically lauded stage extravaganza that is somehow effervescently uplifting while remaining grounded. (more...)

Phoenix Theatre to Stage World Premiere of PULPPhoenix Theatre to Stage World Premiere of PULP
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

Phoenix Theatre of Indianapolis announces the National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere of Pulp, opening February 11, 2016 on the Steve and Livia Russell Stage. This production runs through March 6, with Bryan Fonseca serving as director. (more...)

'David Bowie Day' Declared in New York City by Mayor de Blasio'David Bowie Day' Declared in New York City by Mayor de Blasio
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio officially declared yesterday, January 20th as David Bowie Day in the Big Apple. (more...)

Michael Cumpsty & Michael Crane to Star in Primary Stages' THE BODY OF AN AMERICANMichael Cumpsty & Michael Crane to Star in Primary Stages' THE BODY OF AN AMERICAN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

Primary Stages and Rhoda R. Herrick in association with Hartford Stage, presents The Body of an American, a New York premiere by Dan O'Brien (The Voyage of the Carcass, Soho Playhouse)and directed by Jo Bonney (Father Comes Home from the Wars..., Lost Girls). Featuring Michael Crane (Gloria, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson) and Tony Award nominee Michael Cumpsty ('Boardwalk Empire,' Machinal, End of the Rainbow, 42nd Street), the limited engagement runs February 10 - March 20, 2016 at Primary Stages at the Cherry Lane Theatre. Opening night is Tuesday, February 23 at 8PM. (more...)

David Bowie's LAZARUS Takes Final Bow Off-Broadway TonightDavid Bowie's LAZARUS Takes Final Bow Off-Broadway Tonight
by TV News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW)'s presentation of LAZARUS by the late David Bowie and Enda Walsh (Once, Tony Award), inspired by the novel The Man Who Fell to Earth by Walter Tevis, and directed by Ivo van Hove (Hedda Gabler, More Stately Mansions, Obie Awards), plays its final performance off-Broadway tonight, January 20, 2016. (more...)

LAZARUS' Michael C. Hall Says Bowie's Death Felt Like An 'Internal Fist Clench'.LAZARUS' Michael C. Hall Says Bowie's Death Felt Like An 'Internal Fist Clench'.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

Michael C. Hall, currently portraying the role David Bowie took on in 'The Man Who Fell to Earth' in the off-Broadway original musical Lazarus, shares his thoughts and sadness over the rock legend's recent passing. (more...)

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