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  • Ben Platt, Tony Yazbeck, NYC Cabaret Festival & More Set for 54 Below this Week
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

    Coming up this week, 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 or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

    WAKE UP with BWW 8/18/14 - THIS IS OUR YOUTH Begins, HENRY & ME Steps Up to Bat, COVERS Debuts and More!
    by Jessica Showers - Aug 18, 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: Broadway's THIS IS OUR YOUTH begins performances, and the HENRY & ME movie premieres in New York City tonight! (more...)

    THE BOOK OF MORMON's Ben Platt Plays 54 Below Tonight
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

    Tonight, August 18 at 7PM and next Monday, August 25 at 9:30PM, Ben Platt brings 'I'm Here' to 54 Below. (more...)

    Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 8/16-8/17/2014
    by - Aug 17, 2014

    Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, August 17, 2014 - Sunday, August 17, 2014. (more...)

    Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for August 18-24, 2014
    by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 17, 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: Ben Platt: I'm Here!, The Songs of Anderson & Petty, Ga Ga for Gershwin, Andrew Kober's Koberet and Rhonda Ross. (more...)

    BWW TV Exclusive: BREAKING DOWN THE RIFFS w/ Natalie Weiss- Pitch Perfect
    by Breaking Down the Riffs - Aug 15, 2014

    BroadwayWorld.com, the largest, most comprehensive theatre site on the net, recently announced the newest addition to its line-up of original, engaging, star-filled TV programs- YouTube sensation and Broadway vet Natalie Weiss with her hit series that's sure to entertain - BREAKING DOWN THE RIFFS. We are excited to exclusively bring you the latest episode, in which Natalie breaks down the riffs of Destiney's Child with 'Pitch Perfect' star Ben Platt. Check out the full episode below! (more...)

    THE BOOK OF MORMON's Ben Platt to Join Meryl Streep in RICKI AND THE FLASH
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 08, 2014

    A member of the Broadway 'MORMON' community will soon be teaming up with Meryl Streep. (more...)

    Patti LuPone, The Skivvies, Ben Platt and More Will Play 54 Below, Aug-Sept 2014
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

    This August and September 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. (more...)

    Fox to Air TEEN CHOICE 2014, 8/10
    by TV News Desk - May 20, 2014

    Summer can't get here soon enough for the return of TEEN CHOICE 2014, airing LIVE from UCLA Pauley Pavilion Sunday, Aug. 10 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. (more...)

    VIDEO: Idina Menzel & Lopez Team Lead FROZEN Sing-Along at Broaderway Benefit
    by Movies News Desk - Apr 28, 2014

    Idina Menzel and Oscar winning composers Bobby Lopez and Kristen Anderson Lopez hosted a special FROZEN Singalong Benefit in support of Menzel' A Broaderway Foundation. (more...)

    THE BOOK OF MORMON's Ben Platt to Bring I'M HERE to 54 Below, 8/18, 8/25 & 9/1
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2014

    He had the 'Magic' in him onscreen as Benji Applebaum in Universal's smash hit Pitch Perfect, and he's currently starring on Broadway as Elder Cunningham in The Book of Mormon. Now, to celebrate finally making the move to NYC, Ben Platt comes to 54 Below to sing some of his favorites and share tales of Mormons, his fellow aca-people, and of course, his family of singing Jews. (more...)

    Walk-on Role in CHICAGO, 'JONESES' & 'BRIDGES' Tickets and More Added to Playwrights Horizons' Annual Online Auction
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

    Acclaimed Off-Broadway theater company Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has announced additional top items for the 2014 edition of its popular, annual online auction. Bidding for the auction, which features an eclectic array of items and unique opportunities continues at www.biddingforgood/playwrightshorizons now through Monday, April 28 at 8PM. (more...)

    Photo Coverage: Lillias White, Robin de Jesus and More Sing THE SONGS OF LYONS & PAKCHAR at 54 Below
    by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Apr 15, 2014

    54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, welcomed two-time Tony Award winner Lillias White, Ben Platt, Naturi Naughton, Katie Thompson, two-time Tony Award nominee Robin de Jesus and more for 'Who We Are: The Songs of Lyons & Pakchar' last night, April 14. Contemporary musical theatre composers Douglas Lyons and Ethan Pakchar showcased original music from their Pop/R&B catalogue. BroadwayWorld was there and brings you photos from the sold-out concert below! (more...)

    Roslyn Kind, Susan Eagan & More Set for 54 Below this Week
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

    Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, the performance venue located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond: (more...)

    Ben Platt, Lillias White, Nic Rouleau & More Join Lyons & Pakchar for Sold-Out 54 Below Show Tonight
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

    54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Two-Time Tony Award Winner Lillias White, Ben Platt, Naturi Naughton, Katie Thompson, and Two-TIme Tony Award Nominee Robin de Jesu?s & more in Who We Are: The Songs of Lyons & Pakchar tonight, Monday, April 14 at 9:30PM. (more...)

    Lyons & Pakchar Sell Out 54 Below Debut, 4/14
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2014

    54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Two-Time Tony Award Winner Lillias White, Ben Platt, Naturi Naughton, Katie Thompson, and Two-TIme Tony Award Nominee Robin de Jesus & more in Who We Are: The Songs of Lyons & Pakchar on Monday, April 14 at 9:30PM. For one night only, contemporary musical theatre composers Douglas Lyons and Ethan Pakchar will showcase original music from their Pop/R&B catalogue with performances by leading Broadway artists, such as Lillias White (The Life, Fela), Ben Platt (Pitch Perfect, The Book of Mormon), Naturi Naughton (3LW, Notorious, Fame), Katie Thompson (Giant), Robin de Jesus (In The Heights), Christine Dwyer (Wicked), Mykal Kilgore (Motown: The Musical), Nic Rouleau (The Book of Mormon), Felicia Boswell (Memphis), Julia Mattison (Godspell), Tamika Sonja Lawrence (If/Then), Daniel Torres (Evita), John Brink (LES MISERABLES), Nik Alexander (Priscilla Queen of the Desert tour), Bradley Greer (Altar Boyz tour), Melody Madarasz (Mr. Chickees Funny Money), J. Hoard and more. With back-up singers Rashidra Scott (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical), Olithea Anglin (Something Major), and Darius Harper (The Book of Mormon tour). (more...)

    Backstage BOOK OF MORMON & 'GENTLEMAN'S' Tours, THE VOICE Tickets & More Up for Bid in Playwrights Horizons' Annual Online Auction
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

    Acclaimed Off-Broadway theater company Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has announced initial details for its 2014 special online Auction. Bidding for the auction, which will feature an eclectic array of items and unique opportunities, begins today, Friday, April 11 at 10AM at www.biddingforgood/playwrightshorizons. Online bidding will continue through Monday, April 28 at 8PM. (more...)

    WAKE UP with BroadwayWorld - Friday, April 11, 2014 - DISASTER! Fades, BOOK OF MORMON Tweets, LADY DAY Opens and More!
    by Jessica Showers - Apr 11, 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: DISASTER! closes off-Broadway, the stars of THE BOOK OF MORMON take to Twitter, and coming up on Sunday, LADY DAY opens on Broadway! (more...)

    BOOK OF MORMON Stars Nic Rouleau and Ben Platt Set for Twitter Chat Tonight
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

    We can't wait to say 'Hello' to the stars of Broadway's THE BOOK OF MORMON -- live online! Nic Rouleau (Elder Price) and Ben Platt (Elder Cunningham) will participate in a Twitter chat tonight, April 11 at 5 p.m. ET. Find THE BOOK OF MORMON on Twitter @BookofMormon. The chat will be marked by the hashtag #BOMCHAT. (more...)

    BOOK OF MORMON Stars Nic Rouleau and Ben Platt Set for Twitter Chat, April 11
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

    We can't wait to say 'Hello' to the stars of Broadway's THE BOOK OF MORMON -- live online! Nic Rouleau (Elder Price) and Ben Platt (Elder Cunningham) will participate in a Twitter chat on Friday, April 11 at 5 p.m. ET. Find THE BOOK OF MORMON on Twitter @BookofMormon. The chat will be marked by the hashtag #BOMCHAT. (more...)

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