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Photo Flash: Colors of Community Event Uses Theater & Panel as Catalyst for Healing, ChangePhoto Flash: Colors of Community Event Uses Theater & Panel as Catalyst for Healing, Change
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

When Bobby Daniel Rodriguez, Kaili Y. Turner, and Kim Rios Lin set out to produce their 3rd Colors of Community event they were fully aware of the event's timing three days after our Nation's Presidential election. The house was packed at HSA Theater, with individuals of all emotions ready to absorb the Colors of Community Mission: 'To help bridge the divides between communities through theater and discourse.' (more...)

EPIS Releases Mexico Database for Use with AURORAxmpEPIS Releases Mexico Database for Use with AURORAxmp
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

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BWW Blog: Miranda Jackel - Broadway and Fitness Join Forces at Flywheel!BWW Blog: Miranda Jackel - Broadway and Fitness Join Forces at Flywheel!
by Guest Blogger: Miranda Jackel - Oct 21, 2016

So, I like to eat. Like, a lot. Ok, actually, I'm not going to beat around the bush: I'M LITERALLY OBSESSED WITH FOOD...which means that I have to work out. (I swear this relates to theater, don't give up on me right away.) For years, I despised exercise, and I was absolutely horrible at it (not that I'm so great now, but I'm a lot better). After years of feeling a shiver down my spine at the thought of working out, I've finally started to enjoy it thanks to Flywheel Sports, an amazing chain of indoor cycling studios. Flywheel is the perfect place for theater geeks looking to break a sweat because almost all of the teachers there HAVE BACKGROUNDS IN THEATER!!! SQUAAADDD!!! (more...)

Wayne Brady Among Starry Cast for Broadway-Bound SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Developmental LabWayne Brady Among Starry Cast for Broadway-Bound SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Developmental Lab
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

Steven Baruch, Marc Routh, Richard Frankel and Tom Viertel confirmed today that there will be invited presentations of selections from the musical this September, in anticipation of a Broadway production to be announced. (more...)

Tribeca Film Festival Announces Dates & Expansion of Submission AreasTribeca Film Festival Announces Dates & Expansion of Submission Areas
by Movies News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

The Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, announced the sixteenth edition will be held April 19– April 30, 2017 in New York City. (more...)

19th Annual Electric Market Forecasting Conference to Focus on the Future of Energy Markets19th Annual Electric Market Forecasting Conference to Focus on the Future of Energy Markets
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

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Michelle Williams in Talks to Join Hugh Jackman in P.T. Barnum Musical Biopic THE GREATEST SHOWMAN ON EARTHMichelle Williams in Talks to Join Hugh Jackman in P.T. Barnum Musical Biopic THE GREATEST SHOWMAN ON EARTH
by TV News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

Tony winner Hugh Jackman may be joined by another major Hollywood star in the upcoming  P.T. Barnum musical biopic THE GREATEST SHOWMAN ON EARTH. (more...)

Zac Efron to Join Hugh Jackman in P.T. Barnum Musical Biopic THE GREATEST SHOWMAN ON EARTH?Zac Efron to Join Hugh Jackman in P.T. Barnum Musical Biopic THE GREATEST SHOWMAN ON EARTH?
by TV News Desk - Jun 15, 2016

Zac Efron could soon make a return to his musical roots. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORYPhoto Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jun 6, 2016

Paper Mill Playhouse presents Arthur Laurents, Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim's classic musical West Side Story, directed by Paper Mill Playhouse's Producing Artistic Director Mark S. Hoebee and Jerome Robbins' original choreography recreated by Alex Sanchez. (more...)

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre Welcomes Largest Ever Cast for RUNNING WILD, Opening TonightRegent's Park Open Air Theatre Welcomes Largest Ever Cast for RUNNING WILD, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's 2016 season launches with Samuel Adamson's adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's novel, RUNNING WILD. A co-production with Chichester Festival Theatre, RUNNING WILD opens tonight 19 May and plays until Sunday 12 June 2016. (more...)

Photo Flash: Welcome to the Jungle! First Look at RUNNING WILD at Regent's Park Open Air TheatrePhoto Flash: Welcome to the Jungle! First Look at RUNNING WILD at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's 2016 season begins with Samuel Adamson's adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's novel, RUNNING WILD. A co-production with Chichester Festival Theatre, RUNNING WILD opens tomorrow 19 May and plays until Sunday 12 June. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre Welcomes Largest Ever Cast for RUNNING WILD, Starting TonightRegent's Park Open Air Theatre Welcomes Largest Ever Cast for RUNNING WILD, Starting Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's 2016 season kicks off with Samuel Adamson's adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's novel, RUNNING WILD. A co-production with Chichester Festival Theatre, RUNNING WILD previews from tonight 13 May (press night 19 May) and plays until Sunday 12 June. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at RUNNING WILD in Rehearsal at Regent's Park Open Air TheatrePhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at RUNNING WILD in Rehearsal at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's 2016 season begins with Samuel Adamson's adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's novel, RUNNING WILD. A co-production withChichester Festival Theatre, RUNNING WILD previews from Today 13 May (press night 19 May) and plays until Sunday 12 June. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at RUNNING WILD in Rehearsal at Regent's Park Open Air TheatrePhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at RUNNING WILD in Rehearsal at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's 2016 season begins with Samuel Adamson's adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's novel, RUNNING WILD. A co-production withChichester Festival Theatre, RUNNING WILD previews from Friday 13 May (press night 19 May) and plays until Sunday 12 June. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

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UPDATE: 20th Century Fox Confirms Hugh Jackman's GREATEST SHOWMAN ON EARTH is a 'Go' for 2017UPDATE: 20th Century Fox Confirms Hugh Jackman's GREATEST SHOWMAN ON EARTH is a 'Go' for 2017
by Movies News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

At yesterday's CinemaCon in Las Vegas, 20th Century FOX announced that the highly anticipated musical movie GREATEST SHOWMAN ON EARTH, starring Hugh Jackman is a 'go' for 2017. (more...)

Simon Announces Opening Of Music-Themed Madame Tussauds Wax Attraction At Opry Mills In NashvilleSimon Announces Opening Of Music-Themed Madame Tussauds Wax Attraction At Opry Mills In Nashville
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

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Regent's Park Open Air Theatre to Welcome Largest Ever Cast for RUNNING WILD This SpringRegent's Park Open Air Theatre to Welcome Largest Ever Cast for RUNNING WILD This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

Rehearsals start today for Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's 2016 season with Samuel Adamson's adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's novel, RUNNING WILD. A co-production with Chichester Festival Theatre, RUNNING WILD previews from Friday 13 May (press night 19 May) and plays until Sunday 12 June. (more...)

Cynthia Erivo, Keala Settle & More Join Hugh Jackman for THE GREATEST SHOWMAN ON EARTH ReadingCynthia Erivo, Keala Settle & More Join Hugh Jackman for THE GREATEST SHOWMAN ON EARTH Reading
by Sally Henry - Feb 11, 2016

FOX's musical movie THE GREATEST SHOWMAN ON EARTH is making progress, having just presented a reading to executives prior to filming. Starring the previously announced Hugh Jackman as P.T. Barnum and directed by Michael Gracey in his directorial debut, the reading also starred Cynthia Erivo, Keala Settle, Carrie Manolakos, Marcus Paul James, Adam Halpin, Natalie Weiss, Loren Allred, Tamika Lawrence, Alison Luff, and Ben Thompson. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Simon Lipkin and More in Dr Seuss's THE LORAX at The Old VicPhoto Flash: First Look at Simon Lipkin and More in Dr Seuss's THE LORAX at The Old Vic
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2015

Dr. Seuss's THE LORAX, directed by Max Webster and starring Simon Lipkin as the Lorax, alongside puppeteers Laura Cubitt and Ben Thompson and Simon Paisley Day as the Once-ler, is the third production in Matthew Warchus' opening season as Artistic Director of The Old Vic. The production opens tomorrow, December 16, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

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