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Transcendence Theatre Company to Present Carrie Manolakos & Morgan Karr in Concert, 8/1-2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

The Transcendence Theatre Company will present Carrie Manolakos and Morgan Karr in concert at Landmark Vineyards as the second offering from the Transcendence Artist Series on August 1st and 2nd. (more...)

Public Theater's A SECOND CHANCE Original Cast Recording Out Online, In Stores Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

Ghostlight Records will release the original cast recording of The Public Theater's production of A SECOND CHANCE online and in stores August 5. (more...)

Transcendence Theatre to Host 'Fantastical Family Night,' 7/25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Transcendence Theatre's "Fantastical Family Night" on July 25 and 26 at Jack London Historic Sate Park is a fun family evening with lots of surprises. It is the second of four separate themed Broadway Under The Stars concerts in Jack London State Historic Park this summer. The music is all familiar material that everyone knows and loves, and your family will be able to sing along and become a part of the magic. (more...)

Neil Berg's 100 YEARS OF BROADWAY to Return to the Fox Theatre with All-New Stars, 11/23; Tickets on Sale 7/18
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

Neil Berg's widely acclaimed 100 Years of Broadway is a musical revue of Broadway's most celebrated shows. The return engagement will feature a dazzling new cast of five Broadway stars accompanied by an all-star New York band at the Fox Theatre on Sunday, November 23 at 3 p.m.; as part of the Fifth Third Bank Fox Theatre Series. (more...)

Rob McClure and Jenny Powers Lead THE ADDAMS FAMILY at The Muny; Show Begins Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

The Muny presents the fourth show of its 96th season, The Addams Family, directed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge, choreographed by Vince Pesce, with musical direction by Ben Whiteley. The show begins tonight, July 14 and runs through July 20, 2014. (more...)

Bay Area Local and Broadway Actress Lexy Fridell to Bring BRACE YOURSELF to Transcendence Theatre, 7/12-13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 01, 2014

The Transcendence Theatre Company announces Lexy Fridell's one-woman show "Brace Yourself! Tales of Braces, Broadway, Dating & Drool," as the first concert in the 2014 Transcendence Artist Series this summer. This series of concerts is a collection of transcendent performers presented in intimate and breathtaking locations throughout Sonoma County. (more...)

Ryan McCartan Hosts 2014 Jimmy Awards Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

The National High School Musical Theater Awards (NHSMTA) previously announced that 56 high school students from across America will compete for the coveted Jimmy Award for Best Performance by an Actor and Best Performance by an Actress, at the 6th annual presentation at the Minskoff Theatre tonight, June 30. Ryan McCartan, 2011 Jimmy Award winner, will host the 2-hour talent showcase that features dynamic ensemble and solo performances. (more...)

Ryan McCartan to Host 2014 Jimmy Awards, 6/30; Finalists Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

The National High School Musical Theater Awards (NHSMTA) is pleased to announce that 56 high school students from across America will compete for the coveted Jimmy Award for Best Performance by an Actor and Best Performance by an Actress, at the 6th annual presentation at the Minskoff Theatre on Monday, June 30. Ryan McCartan, 2011 Jimmy Award winner, will host the 2-hour talent showcase that features dynamic ensemble and solo performances. McCartan recently starred as JD in the Off-Broadway hit musical, Heathers, appears regularly as Diggy in Liv & Maddie on the Disney Channel, and is a recurring character on the USA Network's Royal Pains. The event will be held at the Minskoff Theatre (200 W. 45th St) and begins at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Ryan McCartan Set to Host 2014 National High School Musical Theater Awards; Finalists Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

The National High School Musical Theater Awards (NHSMTA) just announced that 56 high school students from across America will compete for the coveted Jimmy Award for Best Performance by an Actor and Best Performance by an Actress, at the 6th annual presentation at the Minskoff Theatre on Monday, June 30. Ryan McCartan, 2011 Jimmy Award winner, will host the 2-hour talent showcase that features dynamic ensemble and solo performances. McCartan recently starred as JD in the Off-Broadway hit musical, Heathers, appears regularly as Diggy in Liv & Maddie on the Disney Channel, and is a recurring character on the USA Network's Royal Pains. The event will be held at the Minskoff Theatre (200 W. 45th St) and begins at 7:30 pm. Tickets, which range from $39-$175, are on sale at Ticketmaster.com. (more...)

Transcendence Theatre to Open 2014 Season with ONE SINGULAR SENSATION, 6/27; Features Actors from MORMON, PHANTOM, WICKED, A CHORUS LINE & More!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

Transcendence Theatre's first offering of their concert series is 'One Singular Sensation' which debuts on June 27, 2014 at Jack London Historic State Park. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 6/12- PIPPIN
by Stage Tube - Jun 12, 2014

Today in 1977, Pippin closed at the Minskoff Theatre, after having played 1944 performances. Pippin is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and a book by Roger O. Hirson. Bob Fosse, who directed the original Broadway production, also contributed to the libretto. The musical uses the premise of a mysterious acting troupe, led by a Leading Player, to tell the story of Pippin, a young prince on his search for meaning and significance. The original cast included: Eric Berry, Jill Clayburgh, Leland Palmer, Irene Ryan, Ben Vereen, and John Rubinstein. (more...)

The Transcendence Theatre Company with Benziger Family Winery Presents PAINT THE UNIVERSE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

The Transcendence Theatre Company (TTC) has partnered with Benziger Family Winery to develop their very own Meritage blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Zinfandel called PAINT THE UNIVERSE. PAINT THE UNIVERSE is the guiding theme for the Transcendence 2014 season, reminding us all that the power to change the world lives in each and every one of us. (more...)

Photo Coverage: 2014 Tony Awards Red Carpet - Part 2!
by Walter McBride - Jun 08, 2014

It's Tony Night and BroadwayWorld.com is all over the red carpet, and will be providing coverage throughout the night. Our own Walter McBride is there to capture the stars, the celebs, the creative teams and everyone else as they were 'dressed to the nines' for Tony night. (more...)

Winners of 3rd Annual Jerry Herman Awards Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 04, 2014

The Nederlander Organization and Hollywood Pantages Theatre are proud to announce major winners in all categories from the 3rd Annual JERRY HERMAN AWARDS, which took place on Sunday June 1st. KABC 7 Eyewitness News Entertainment Reporter George Pennacchio served as the master of ceremonies for the evening. (more...)

30 Days Of The 2014 Tony Awards: Day #8 - A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC Vs. PIPPIN
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 01, 2014

Today we continue the 2014 edition of our annual BroadwayWorld feature series spotlighting the very best Tony Awards-related moments of all time with a special focus on another major battle for Best Musical with 1973's PIPPIN versus A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC. (more...)

The Capitol Theatre to Present MEMPHIS, 5/27-6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2014

Memphis, the 2010 Tony Award Winner for Best Musical, opens at the Capitol Theatre today, May 27 for a limited engagement! (more...)

Ben Vereen, Shirley Jones and More to Present at 2014 Jerry Herman Awards, June 1
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

Today, the Nederlander Organization and Hollywood Pantages Theatre announced the nominees for the 3rd Annual JERRY HERMAN AWARDS, a celebration of the achievement and excellence in high school musical theatre in Los Angeles. The annual awards show will be hosted by KABC-7 Reporter George Pennacchio at the Hollywood Pantages on Sunday, June 1, 2014 at 7pm. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Baldwin Wallace Music Theatre's Ciara Renee Makes it Big on Broadway
by Roy Berko - May 20, 2014

On April 1, Ciara Renee strutted on stage at the Music Box Theatre on West 45th Street as The Leading Player in PIPPIN. She became one of seventeen Baldwin Wallace Music Theatre Program graduates to appear in a Broadway, Off-Broadway or National Touring company during the 2013-2014 season. (more...)

ALL THAT JAZZ Set For Criterion Blu-ray Debut 8/26
by Pat Cerasaro - May 17, 2014

Celebrated and acclaimed movie musical masterpiece ALL THAT JAZZ is set to be released for the first time on Blu-ray in a new Criterion Collection edition this August according to a new listing on the official website. (more...)

Ben Vereen Hits the Stage at Suncoast Showroom This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2014

Multitalented entertainer Ben Vereen will bring his one-man show to the Suncoast Showroom this weekend, May 17 and 18. (more...)

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