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Carey Perloff to Depart American Conservatory Theater After 25 Years at the HelmCarey Perloff to Depart American Conservatory Theater After 25 Years at the Helm
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

After 25 years at the helm, Carey Perloff, artistic director at American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.), announced today that she will be departing the Bay Area's premier nonprofit theater organization following the conclusion of the 2017-18 season. (more...)

Lea Salonga on Live-Action MULAN- '[It] Will Stand Proud and Tall Without the Songs'Lea Salonga on Live-Action MULAN- '[It] Will Stand Proud and Tall Without the Songs'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, in an interview with Niki Caro, director of the upcoming live-action MULAN, Moviefone learned that the film is not currently going to include any musical numbers. In Caro's own words, 'from what I understand, no songs right now, much to the horror of my children.' (more...)

Director of Live-Action MULAN Says No Songs Are AnticipatedDirector of Live-Action MULAN Says No Songs Are Anticipated
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2017

In an interview with Niki Caro, director of the upcoming live-action MULAN, Moviefone learned that the film is not currently going to include any musical numbers.  (more...)

Jessie Mueller, Adrienne Warren Will Join Javier Munoz for Rosie's Theater Kids BenefitJessie Mueller, Adrienne Warren Will Join Javier Munoz for Rosie's Theater Kids Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Broadway stars Jessie Mueller (Tony Award, BEAUTIFUL), Javier Muñoz (HAMILTON), and Adrienne Warren (SHUFFLE ALONG) will join 60 students from Rosie's Theater Kids - the dance and music school for NYC public school students - onstage at the school's annual spring benefit evening, entitled "Passing It On" on Sunday, April 23 at 7 pm at the Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College (68 St. between Park and Lexington Avenues). (more...)

Interplanetary Adventure THE SPACE BETWEEN US Coming to Digital HD, Blu-ray/DVD & More This MayInterplanetary Adventure THE SPACE BETWEEN US Coming to Digital HD, Blu-ray/DVD & More This May
by Movies News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Embark on an extraordinary mission through space to find love and experience our planet like never before in the romantic adventure, THE SPACE BETWEEN US , arriving on Digital HD on May 2, 2017 and on Blu-ray , DVD and On Demand on May 16, 2017 (more...)

BWW Morning Brief March 15th, 2017 - 'JOAN OF ARC' Goes to War and More!BWW Morning Brief March 15th, 2017 - 'JOAN OF ARC' Goes to War and More!
by Jessica Khan - Mar 15, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: David Byrne's JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE opens tonight Off-Broadway! (more...)

SDSU to Workshop BD Wong and Wayne Barker's MR. HOLLAND'S OPUS Musical AdaptationSDSU to Workshop BD Wong and Wayne Barker's MR. HOLLAND'S OPUS Musical Adaptation
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

SDSU Musical Theatre students will have the opportunity of a lifetime to be on the ground floor as a new musical by award-winning Broadway, film and television actor BD Wong and Broadway veteran Wayne Barker is born. (more...)

Bobby Cannavale Joins Season Three of MR. ROBOTBobby Cannavale Joins Season Three of MR. ROBOT
by Stephanie Wild - Mar 10, 2017

According to Deadline, Broadway vet Bobby Cannavale is set to join the next season of the USA Network series Mr. Robot. Cannavale is best known for his role on HBO's Boardwalk Empire. (more...)

Annette Bening, Judy Kaye, Alysha Umphress, Betsy Wolfe and More Will Appear at A.C.T.'s 50th Anniversary GalaAnnette Bening, Judy Kaye, Alysha Umphress, Betsy Wolfe and More Will Appear at A.C.T.'s 50th Anniversary Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.), gala chair Priscilla B. Geeslin and Honorary Chairs Beth Behrs, Colman Domingo, Douglas Sills, and Denzel Washington have announced A.C.T.'s 50th Anniversary Gala, taking place on Thursday, April 27 at A.C.T.'s Strand Theater (1127 Market St.), The Costume Shop (1119 Market St.), as well as in a specially built supper club-style tented dining room between the two venues. (more...)

Disney Hones In on Director for Live-Action Adaptation of MULANDisney Hones In on Director for Live-Action Adaptation of MULAN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Niki Caro is currently in discussions to helm Disney's upcoming live-action adaptation of their animated classic MULAN. (more...)

Javier Munoz Named Mentor for Rosie's Theater Kids' PASSING IT ON EventJavier Munoz Named Mentor for Rosie's Theater Kids' PASSING IT ON Event
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Rosie's Theater Kids has announced Hamilton's Javier Muñoz as mentor for their 'Passing It On' event this spring. (more...)

M. BUTTERFLY to Open Everyman Theatre's 2017/18 SeasonM. BUTTERFLY to Open Everyman Theatre's 2017/18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Everyman Theatre has announced today that it will open its upcoming 2017/2018 season with David Henry Hwang's Pulitzer Prize-nominated drama M. Butterfly. The production will star Everyman Theatre Resident Company Member Bruce Randolph Nelson as French diplomat Rene Gallimard. This complex story about love and illusion follows the secretive romance between the married diplomat and a mysterious Chinese opera singer, Song Liling.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Heidi Blickenstaff and Emma Hunton in FREAKY FRIDAY the Musical at La Jolla PlayhousePhoto Flash: Heidi Blickenstaff and Emma Hunton in FREAKY FRIDAY the Musical at La Jolla Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

La Jolla Playhouse presents Freaky Friday, book by Bridget Carpenter (TV's 'Friday Night Lights,' 'Parenthood'), music and lyrics by the Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning team of Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey (Next to Normal, If/Then), based on the novel 'Freaky Friday' by Mary Rodgers and the Walt Disney motion pictures, to be directed by Playhouse Artistic Director Christopher Ashley, running tonight, January 31 , through March 12, 2017 in the Mandell Weiss Theatre. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'The Future Is Written' Episode of GOTHAMVIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'The Future Is Written' Episode of GOTHAM
by - Jan 31, 2017

GOTHAM returns to FOX this April. Below, get a sneak peek at the next all-new episode in which Nygma lets out the monster inside. (more...)

The Chelsea Symphony to Continue 11th Season with Vasks English Horn Concerto and SONG OF ZIPPYThe Chelsea Symphony to Continue 11th Season with Vasks English Horn Concerto and SONG OF ZIPPY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

On January 28, 2017, at 7:30PM, The Chelsea Symphony will present the continuation of its 11th season, 'Flight Paths,' with a concert featuring the New York premiere of P?teris Vasks' English Horn Concerto and the world premiere of Tim Kiah's Song of Zippy, paired with J. Strauss's Overture to Die Fledermaus, Bartok's Romanian Folk Dances, and Sibelius's Finlandia. (more...)

Philippe Bowgen, Donald Faison, Hal Linden, Justin Long, Luna Velez and More Tapped for PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!Philippe Bowgen, Donald Faison, Hal Linden, Justin Long, Luna Velez and More Tapped for PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for its revival of Steve Martin's clever and crowd-pleasing comedy hit Picasso at the Lapin Agile. (more...)

Broadway-Bound COME FROM AWAY Concert Performance to Headline La Jolla Playhouse's 2017 GalaBroadway-Bound COME FROM AWAY Concert Performance to Headline La Jolla Playhouse's 2017 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

La Jolla Playhouse announces its annual Gala will take place on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina. Highlighting the event will be a one-night-only concert presentation of the Playhouse-born, Broadway-bound musical Come From Away. (more...)

Scoop: GOTHAM on FOX - Monday, December 19, 2016Scoop: GOTHAM on FOX - Monday, December 19, 2016
by - Dec 19, 2016

Get all the scoop on GOTHAM, airing on FOX on Monday, December 19, 2016! (more...)

VIDEO: Steven Pasquale, Michael Urie & More Urge Electors to 'Unite for America'VIDEO: Steven Pasquale, Michael Urie & More Urge Electors to 'Unite for America'
by TV News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

Martin Sheen, Debra Messing, James Cromwell, Bob Odenkirk, J. Smith Cameron, Michael Uriee, Steven Pasquale & more appear in special message to Electors. (more...)

Heidi Blickenstaff, Emma Hunton to Reprise Roles in Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY at La Jolla PlayhouseHeidi Blickenstaff, Emma Hunton to Reprise Roles in Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY at La Jolla Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

La Jolla Playhouse has announced the two lead roles for its upcoming production of Freaky Friday, book by Bridget Carpenter (TV's 'Friday Night Lights,' 'Parenthood'), music and lyrics by the Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning team of Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey (Next to Normal, If/Then), based on the novel 'Freaky Friday' by Mary Rodgers and the Walt Disney motion pictures, to be directed by Playhouse Artistic Director Christopher Ashley, running January 31 - March 12, 2017 in the Mandell Weiss Theatre. (more...)

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