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    Disney, Jujamcyn, Nederlander and Shubert Organizations Support I AM HARVEY MILK
    by BWW News Desk - Oct 01, 2014

    Producers Bruce Cohen, Robb Nanus, Jessica Leventhal, Bruce Robert Harris and Jack W. Batman announced today that Disney Theatrical, Jujamcyn Theaters, The Nederlander Organization and The Shubert Organization four of Broadway's leading organizations, have come together by contributing matching donations in support of Tony and Grammy Award nominee Andrew Lippa's new oratorio, I Am Harvey Milk, which will have its New York premiere on Monday, October 6 at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall. (more...)

    WAKE UP with BWW 9/30/14 - INDIAN INK Opens, HERE LIES LOVE Begins in London and More!
    by Jessica Showers - Sep 30, 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: It's another big night for off-Broadway, with the London transfer of HERE LIES LOVE, Roundabout's INDIAN INK and MONEY GRUBBIN' WHORES opening, and FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE beginning tonight! (more...)

    BWW Reviews: 'Dinner and a Show' - Media theatre's ADDAMS FAMILY and IRON HILL BREWERY
    by Pati Buehler - Sep 30, 2014

    What to do when you have a sure hit film or TV show that everyone's heard of? Make a Broadway Musical, of course. (more...)

    Photo Flash: Andrew Lippa, Kristin Chenoweth and More in Rehearsal for I AM HARVEY MILK
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

    Tony and Grammy Award nominee Andrew Lippa's new oratorio I Am Harvey Milk will have its New York premiere on Monday, October 6 at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall. Lippa, Kristin Chenoweth and company have started rehearsals for the show, and you can get a sneak peek at them below! (more...)

    The Oooky and Kooky ADDAMS FAMILY Opens 10/3 at Milburn Stone Theatre
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

    That lovable family that's creepy, kooky and all together spooky is back, starring in the brand new original musical, THE ADDAMS FAMILY. THE ADDAMS FAMILY features music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa (THE WILD PARTY, JOHN & JEN) and book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice. (more...)

    THE ADDAMS FAMILY, Starring Rachel de Benedet and David Engel, Creeps Into Ogunquit Playhouse, 10/1-26
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

    "They're creepy and they're kooky, mysterious and spooky, they're altogether ooky!" The Broadway musical sensation The Addams Family is on stage at the Ogunquit Playhouse October 1 through 26. Broadway's Rachel de Benedet and David Engel star in this musical comedy that brings the beloved and bizarre first family of comedy to life, complete with show-stopping musical numbers, the Broadway set and costumes by Phelim McDermott and Julian Crouch and puppets by the "inestimable" Basil Twist. (more...)

    Kate Baldwin, Matthew Broderick, Christine Ebersole & More Will Perform at Dramatists Guild Fund Gala
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

    Dramatists Guild Fund Executive Director Rachel Routh and Board President Gretchen Cryer today announced the star-studded line up for their annual gala Great Writers Thank Their Lucky Stars, set for Monday, October 27 at The Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street). The cocktail reception will begin at 6:30pm, followed by the dinner and celebration at 7:30pm. The Gala is the most critical fundraising event for the Dramatists Guild Fund, the public charity arm of the Dramatists Guild of America. This very special evening pays tribute to legendary writers and recognizes their significant contributions to American theater. (more...)

    THE ADDAMS FAMILY to Open Sept 27 at Camberwell Grammar PAC
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

    'Put some poison in your day!' -- Hilariously ghoulish Addams Family musical comes to Melbourne Following its outstanding success with Seussical: The Musical at The Athaeneum Theatre during the 2014 Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Old Carey Performing Arts Club (OCPAC) is now staging Broadway hit musical comedy The Addams Family. (more...)

    Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 9/20-9/21/2014
    by - Sep 21, 2014

    Hottest Articles on from this weekend Sunday, September 21, 2014 - Sunday, September 21, 2014. (more...)

    Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Andrew Lippa, and More Featured in BROADWAY AT BIRDLAND Concert
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2014

    The Broadway at Birdland concert series was proud to present Broadway legend Chita Rivera in a fundraiser called An Evening of Song, benefiting the Art Attack Foundation, on Monday, September 15. BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the evening below! (more...)

    Julianne Moore, Dustin Lance Black & More Join I AM HARVEY MILK Honorary Committee
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

    Producers Bruce Cohen, Robb Nanus, Jessica Leventhal, Bruce Robert Harris and Jack W. Batman announced today that a group of political, cultural, and human rights leaders have come together to form an “Honorary Committee” in support of Tony and Grammy Award nominee Andrew Lippa's new oratorio, I Am Harvey Milk, which will have its New York premiere on Monday, October 6 at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall. (more...)

    Northwestern Theater to Present THE LARAMIE PROJECT in October
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

    "The Laramie Project," a documentary-style drama set in Wyoming that recounts the brutal murder of an openly gay college student and named by Time magazine as 'one of the 10 best plays of the year" will launch Northwestern University's 2014-15 Mainstage season Oct. 24-Nov. 2. Directed by Rives Collins, single tickets are $5 to $25. (more...)

    BWW Blog: Abigail Shapiro - A LITTLE PRINCESS
    by Guest Blogger: Abigail Shapiro - Sep 16, 2014

    Hello Broadway World! Have you purchased our CD yet? I still can't believe that it's out, and that we've reached my final guest blog for Broadway World! Now I know some of you may be wondering what comes next for the Shapiro Sisters after completing our series of cabaret at 54 BELOW, and releasing our CD. There are a few very exciting projects we have in the works… (more...)

    MYTHOS, Showcasing Music from Stage, TV, Film & More, Set for 92Y, 10/6
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

    Classical and Broadway musician Peter Sachon and Carbon Cello Productions, in conjunction with New York Comic Con 2014 and the first annual New York Super Week Festival, will present a unique concert experience, MYTHOS, a showcase of great music from across the spectrum of modern orchestral genres - music from the concert stage, television and film, and video games - featuring the all-star orchestra The Third Estate, conducted by Grammy Award nominee, Austin Wintory, composer of Journey , as well as vocalists from Choral Chameleon. (more...)

    InDepth InterView: Bruce Cohen On UPRISING OF LOVE Charity Event, PUSHING DAISIES: THE MUSICAL, Upcoming Projects & More
    by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 15, 2014

    Today we are talking to an Academy Award-winning producer all about his sensational career trajectory thus far as we look ahead to next week's LGBT awareness-raising charity event UPRISING OF LOVE, the talented Bruce Cohen. Discussing his friendship with noted composer and UPRISING OF LOVE co-producer Stephen Schwartz, Cohen details what audiences can expect from the star-studded evening of information and entertainment, scripted by none other than Cohen's Oscar-winning MILK collaborator Dustin Lance Black. Furthermore, Cohen outlines how he first became involved with the UPRISING OF LOVE movement at the 2014 Sochi Olympics. Additionally, Cohen shares his enthusiasm for the impressive slate of performers scheduled to take the stage of the Gershwin Theater, home of WICKED, for the one-night-only experience - including recording icon Sting, Broadway legend Patti LuPone, recent Tony Award winner Billy Porter, plus the casts of WICKED, I AM HARVEY MILK and more. Plus, Cohen also teases preliminary prospective plans to pursue a stage iteration of TV cult hit PUSHING DAISIES with creator Bryan Fuller, shares memories of working with Steven Spielberg on a number of projects, as well as reflects on producing last season's BIG FISH on Broadway, as well as comments on his Oscar-winning work on AMERICAN BEAUTY, SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK, upcoming projects and much more! (more...)

    Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for September 15-21
    by BWW Special Coverage - Sep 14, 2014

    Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestra's begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven- o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: An Evening of Song Benefiting 'Art Attack', The Songs of Miller & Tysen: Tuck Everlasting & More, Natalie Douglas in 'Hello Dolly...The Music of Dolly Parton', Sondheim Unplugged, and @Actor_Friend @54Below. (more...)

    STAGE TUBE: 'Happy' Promo for THE ADDAMS FAMILY at Contra Costa Civic Theatre
    by Stage Tube - Sep 12, 2014

    The San Francisco Bay Area premiere of 'The Addams Family' at Contra Costa Civic Theatre happens next week from Sept 19-Oct 19. To celebrate, the cast decide to make a music video to share their happiness. Check it out below! (more...)

    Paradise Theatre to Celebrate Northwest Premiere of THE ADDAMS FAMILY, 9/19
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

    Paradise Theatre presents the Northwest Premiere of THE ADDAMS FAMILY, a new musical with book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, and music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, on September 19. (more...)

    Photo Coverage: Tony Winner Christine Ebersole Plays 54 Below!
    by Stephen Sorokoff - Sep 11, 2014

    54 Below presented two-time Tony Award winner Christine Ebersole in an exciting new show last night and BroadwayWorld was there. Currently starring on the hit TBS comedy series Sullivan & Son, Christine Ebersole returns to the New York nightclub scene with her first new show in two years. From pop to Broadway, and a few standards and jazz in between, the new show features Musical Director Bette Sussman(Cyndi Lauper, Bette Midler, Darlene Love, Whitney Houston) and a full band. (more...)

    Photo Flash: Meet the Stars of Media Theatre's THE ADDAMS FAMILY
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

    Oh My Goth! Broadway's hit musical comedy, 'The Addams Family,' makes its Philadelphia regional professional premiere Sept. 24-Nov. 2 at the Media Theatre, directed and choreographed by Dann Dunn. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast! (more...)

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