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Women's Voices Theater Festival to Welcome Tony Winner Lisa Kron for Launch PartyWomen's Voices Theater Festival to Welcome Tony Winner Lisa Kron for Launch Party
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

Tony Award-winning playwright Lisa Kron will be a featured guest and participant at the launch party of the Women's Voices Theater Festival on September 8 at the National Museum of Women in the Arts. The invitation-only event kicks off the beginning of the Festival, an unprecedented collaboration among professional theater companies that includes the presentation of more than 50 world-premiere productions of work by female playwrights, taking place this September and October in the nation's capital region. The launch party features a creative conversation between Kron and National Public Radio's Special Correspondent Susan Stamberg focused on gender parity in the arts in the Museum's Performance Hall, followed by a celebratory party and toast to officially declare the start of the Festival. (more...)

AMERICAN DANCE MACHINE, Celebrating Broadway Choreography, Returning to Joyce Theater, 12/22-1/3/2016AMERICAN DANCE MACHINE, Celebrating Broadway Choreography, Returning to Joyce Theater, 12/22-1/3/2016
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

American Dance Machine for the 21st Century (ADM21), for those who love the dance in Broadway musicals, will return to New York City's Joyce Theater (175 Eighth Avenue) after their sold out run last year, it was announced today by founder and producing artistic director Nikki Feirt Atkins.  Performances begin Tuesday, December 22nd and run through Sunday, January 3rd.  Tickets start at $10. (more...)

First Lady Michelle Obama Named Honorary Chair of Women's Voices Theater FestivalFirst Lady Michelle Obama Named Honorary Chair of Women's Voices Theater Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2015

Women's Voices Theater Festival organizers today announced that First Lady of the United States of America Michelle Obama will serve as Honorary Chair of the Women's Voices Theater Festival, which unites more than 50 professional theater companies in the nation's capital region, September through October 2015. She joins a prestigious group of theater artists and advocates on the Honorary Committee supporting the Festival's mission to celebrate the work of women in theater. Additionally, eight ancillary events sponsored by The Washington Post have been announced during the Festival, to be hosted by the seven originating theaters-Arena Stage, Ford's Theatre, Round House Theatre, Shakespeare Theatre Company, Signature Theatre, Studio Theatre and Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company-along with Festival participant Theater J. (more...)

Photo Special: Happy Birthday Idina Menzel - Part 1; WICKED, RENT & More!Photo Special: Happy Birthday Idina Menzel - Part 1; WICKED, RENT & More!
by BWW Special Coverage - May 30, 2015

As the star embarks TONIGHT on a new world tour, we'll celebrating Idina Menzel's birthday with a look back into the BWW Photo Archvies! (more...)

A.C.T. Raises Over $800K With Help From Alan Cumming at GET STRANDED! GalaA.C.T. Raises Over $800K With Help From Alan Cumming at GET STRANDED! Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2015

With the help of Tony Award winner Alan Cumming and students from the Master of Fine Arts Program, American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) raised over $800,000 at its 2015 Season Gala, GET STRANDED!, which celebrated the soon-to-be-opened Strand Theater, A.C.T.'s brand-new performance venue and education center. (more...)

Mandy Gonzalez, Telly Leung & More Set for BROADWAY SHOWSTOPPERS at Cabaret at Theater SquareMandy Gonzalez, Telly Leung & More Set for BROADWAY SHOWSTOPPERS at Cabaret at Theater Square
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announces a one night only performance of Broadway Showstoppers featuring award-winning performing artists Mandy Gonzalez, Cady Huffman, Telly Leung and Alton Fitzgerald White will take place on Monday, May 4, 2015, at 7:30 p.m., Cabaret at Theater Square, 655 Penn Avenue, in Pittsburgh's Cultural District. The TRUST Cabaret Series is presented by the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and provides a unique and intimate opportunity for audiences to experience the finest cabaret acts in the entertainment industry. The evening will include these four talented Broadway stars singing songs on their repertoire from shows in which they have performed. Stephen DeAngelis is the creator, producer and host of Broadway Showstoppers, with musical direction and accompaniment by Eugene Gwozdz. (more...)

BWW Review: THE STEPHEN SONDHEIM COLLECTION is a Treasure Trove for All Theatre Fans; Available 4/14BWW Review: THE STEPHEN SONDHEIM COLLECTION is a Treasure Trove for All Theatre Fans; Available 4/14
by Matt Tamanini - Apr 13, 2015

Tomorrow is a day for celebration, musical theatre fans, as Image Entertainment releases THE STEPHEN SONDHEIM COLLECTION. This collection includes some of the most glorious productions of the musical theatre icon's works. Ranging from original Broadway casts to starry-concerts, THE STEPHEN SONDHEIM COLLECTION includes DVDs of five of Sondheim's most influential shows, and a sixth disc of the master's 80th Birthday Concert. (more...)

Kenny Leon to Direct Play Reading Benefiting NYC After-School Theater ProgramsKenny Leon to Direct Play Reading Benefiting NYC After-School Theater Programs
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2015

Opening Act, an innovative nonprofit that provides free after-school theater programming to New York City's most under-served public high schools, today announced that Tony Award-winning director Kenny Leon (A Raisin in the Sun) will helm Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage's Fabulation, or The Re-Education of Undine for Opening Act's 9th Annual Benefit Play Reading at New World Stages on April 21st, 2015. Tickets are available to the public via www.telecharge.com - 1 800-447-7400. (more...)

STEPHEN SONDHEIM COLLECTION Coming to DVD 4/14STEPHEN SONDHEIM COLLECTION Coming to DVD 4/14
by TV News Desk - Mar 23, 2015

Image Entertainment, an RLJ Entertainment (NASDAQ: RLJE) brand, announces the DVD release of the popular musicals that make up the, STEPHEN SONDHEIM COLLECTION (more...)

ABC Family Announces FUNDAY Programming Event, 3/21ABC Family Announces FUNDAY Programming Event, 3/21
by TV News Desk - Mar 16, 2015

Gather your Princess posse, pop a bottle of champagne and raise your glass to some nostalgic girl power with a side of romance. (more...)

Tony Winner Anika Noni Rose to Star in CBS Civil Rights Crime Drama FOR JUSTICETony Winner Anika Noni Rose to Star in CBS Civil Rights Crime Drama FOR JUSTICE
by TV News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Tony Award winner Anika Noni Rose (A Raisin in the Sun) has signed on for the lead role in the CBS civil rights crime drama drama pilot FOR JUSTICE. (more...)

John Patrick Shanley to Host 'A Date With History' Gala Celebration ft Anika Noni RoseJohn Patrick Shanley to Host 'A Date With History' Gala Celebration ft Anika Noni Rose
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2015

John Patrick Shanley and Nylon Fusion Theatre Company will host a gala celebration honoring Drama Desk and Obie Award-winning, Tony Award-nominated director, actor, playwright, and instructor Austin Pendleton along with Obie Award and Tony Award-winner Anika Noni Rose. (more...)

Tony Winner Alan Cumming Will Headline A.C.T.'s 2015 GalaTony Winner Alan Cumming Will Headline A.C.T.'s 2015 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2015

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) and Gala Co-Chairs Prisca Geeslin and Ken Fulk have announced the 2015 season gala, COME GET STRANDED, on Saturday, April 25, 2015. (more...)

Tony & Olivier Winner Lea Salonga Coming to Feinstein's at the Nikko in AprilTony & Olivier Winner Lea Salonga Coming to Feinstein's at the Nikko in April
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2015

Hotel Nikko San Francisco and Michael Feinstein are thrilled to welcome Tony and Olivier Award-winning star and recording artist Lea Salonga to Feinstein's at the Nikko for four performances only - Thursday, April 2 (8 p.m.), Friday, April 3 (8 p.m.), Saturday, April 4 (7 p.m.) and Sunday, April 5 (7 p.m.) (more...)

Nylon Fusion Theatre Company Announces Their Short Play Festival 'This Round's on Us'Nylon Fusion Theatre Company Announces Their Short Play Festival 'This Round's on Us'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

Nylon Fusion Theatre Company announces their Short Play Festival "This Round's On Us" on February 20-21, featuring eleven new plays in two sets. Guest writers include Michael Puzzo and Don Nigro. Gotham's John Doman plays President McKinley in Nigro's new play Front Porch. Hosted by Lori Kee. (more...)

Jason Robert Brown Concert, Featuring Anika Noni Rose, Now Available OnlineJason Robert Brown Concert, Featuring Anika Noni Rose, Now Available Online
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

Jason Robert Brown's 2011 high-powered concert with Tony winner Anika Noni Rose, recorded at New York City's historic Abrons Art Center, is now available to stream or download for $5, the three-time Tony-winning composer announced today on his official website. Click here for the concert! (more...)

Tony Winner Anika Noni Rose Options TV/Film Rights to BONE STREET RUMBATony Winner Anika Noni Rose Options TV/Film Rights to BONE STREET RUMBA
by Movies News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

Tony-Award winner Anika Noni Rose has optioned the TV and Film rights to Daniel Jose Older's fantasy series BONE STREET RUMBA. (more...)

BWW Contest: Win Tickets to Scott Alan's 54 Below Concert with Jessie Mueller, James Monroe Iglehart & More!BWW Contest: Win Tickets to Scott Alan's 54 Below Concert with Jessie Mueller, James Monroe Iglehart & More!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2015

The concert is already sold-out, but BroadwayWorld has teamed with 54 Below to give fans a chance to see Alan live! Submit for the special contest by sending answers for the below questions by January 16, 2015. If you answer correctly, you could be selected to receive two complimentary tickets to the concert, as well as a meet and greet with the cast and a $25 food and drink coupon. (more...)

THIRTEEN to Air Jason Robert Brown Concert with Anika Noni Rose Next MonthTHIRTEEN to Air Jason Robert Brown Concert with Anika Noni Rose Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2014

This January on THIRTEEN and WLIW, three-time Tony Award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown makes his broadcast television debut in a high-powered concert with Tony winner Anika Noni Rose. Recorded in 2011 at New York City's historic Abrons Art Center, Brown and Rose and a band of some of Broadway's greatest musicians perform Brown's best-known and most-loved selections from The Last Five Years, Parade, Songs for a New World, 13, Wearing Someone Else's Clothes and his new Broadway smash Honeymoon In Vegas! Also tune in to hear the world premiere of four new songs from Brown's forthcoming second solo CD. (more...)

Scoop: THE CHEW - Week of 12/22 on ABCScoop: THE CHEW - Week of 12/22 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Dec 19, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE CHEW - Week of 12/22, airing on ABC (more...)

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