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BWW Reviews: Hartford Stage's SOMEWHERE Takes Us Somewhere Between Musical-Comedy and Drama
by Jacques Lamarre - Apr 21, 2014

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Stanley Tucci & More Coming to Pivot Programming in 2014
by TV News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Pivot, Participant Media's network targeting Millennials, age 18-34, today unveiled a robust development slate, and a greenlight for 'Fortitude,' a 12-episode Sky/Pivot original series starring Stanley Tucci, Michael Gambon, Sienna Guillory, and Luke Treadaway. (more...)

Lin-Manuel Miranda's FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME Gets Full Season Order!
by TV News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Lin Manuel turned to Twitter to share the breaking news that his original series Freestyle Love Supreme received a 10-episode order from Pivot network (more...)

Dallas Theater Center to Present SHERLOCK HOLMES: THE FINAL ADVENTURE, Starring Chamblee Ferguson, 4/25-5/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Dallas Theater Center brings the world's greatest detective to the stage in Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure, written by Steven Dietz and directed by DTC Artistic Director Kevin Moriarty. Audiences will be thrilled by Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure, which is based on the original 1899 play by William Gillette and Arthur Conan Doyle and opens in previews on April 25 with a Pay-What-You-Can performance and runs through May 25 at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre. Tickets to Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure are on sale now at www.DallasTheaterCenter.org and by phone at (214) 880-0202. (more...)

Matthew Lopez's SOMEWHERE Makes East Coast Premiere at Hartford Stage, Now thru 5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

Matthew Lopez's Somewhere, the captivating, dance-filled saga of a Puerto Rican family in 1959 New York City, springs to life today, April 3 to May 4 in its East Coast Premiere at Hartford Stage. By the author of the critically-acclaimed The Whipping Man, which garnered rave reviews at Hartford Stage in 2012, Somewhere will feature Priscilla Lopez (Morales in the original cast of A Chorus Line) and will be directed by Giovanna Sardelli, with original music by Tony Award winner Bill Sherman and choreography by Greg Graham. (more...)

Lin-Manuel Miranda's FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME Set for LCT3, Now thru 3/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

Lincoln Center Theater presents an LCT3 Special Event - Freestyle Love Supreme, the popular live, improvised show featuring Lin-Manuel Miranda, writer and star of the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical IN THE HEIGHTS. Freestyle Love Supreme will play 4 performances only, today and tomorrow, March 21 and 22 at 7pm and 9pm, at the Claire Tow Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda and FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME Bust a Rhyme in Concert Special!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

Just last week, Pivot aired an original special on Freestyle Love Supreme- a high-energy, completely improvised hip hop show, from the two creators of the award-winning Broadway hit In the Heights. Mis the special? CLICK HERE to watch the full concert event! (more...)

Lin-Manuel Miranda's FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME Set for LCT3, 3/21-22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

Lincoln Center Theater presents an LCT3 Special Event - Freestyle Love Supreme, the popular live, improvised show featuring Lin-Manuel Miranda, writer and star of the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical IN THE HEIGHTS. Freestyle Love Supreme will play 4 performances only, March 21 and 22 at 7pm and 9pm, at the Claire Tow Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 3/8-3/9/2014
by - Mar 09, 2014

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, March 9, 2014 - Sunday, March 9, 2014. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 3/9- IN THE HEIGHTS
by Stage Tube - Mar 09, 2014

Today in 2008, In the Heights opened at the Richard Rogers Theatre, where it ran for 1184 performances. In the Heights is a musical with music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda and a book by Quiara Alegria Hudes. The story explores three days in the characters' lives in the New York City Dominican-American neighborhood of Washington Heights. The Broadway production was nominated for thirteen Tony Awards, winning four: Best Musical, Best Original Score, Best Choreography (Andy Blankenbuehler), and Best Orchestrations (Alex Lacamoire and Bill Sherman). It was also a finalist for the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Pivot's FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME Special, Featuring Lin-Manuel Miranda!
by Stage Tube - Mar 08, 2014

Tonight, March 8, an original special Freestyle Love Supreme airs on Pivot at 10pm ET. The high-energy, completely improvised hip hop show, from the two creators of the award-winning Broadway hit 'In the Heights,' was filmed Thursday night in NYC. Check out the following two clips which feature improvised raps based on that night's audience suggestions. (more...)

French Shorts Series BREF to Debut 1/25 on Pivot; FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME Special to Air Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 07, 2014

Pivot goes bilingual in January with the acquisition of 'bref.' the French breakout hit with already over 3 million fans on Facebook. (more...)

Lin-Manuel Miranda Talks IN THE HEIGHTS, HAMILTON MIXTAPE, SMASH, Superpowers and More in Reddit AMA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 05, 2014

Tony-winning composer/lyricist and actor Lin-Manuel Miranda appeared on reddit this evening for an AMA (Ask Me Anything). He touched on everything from IN THE HEIGHTS' cut material and a possible film adaptation, to his new project HAMILTON MIXTAPE, his writing routine, what he's listening to and more. BroadwayWorld has rounded up some of our favorite quotes from the conversation. Check them out below! (more...)

Matthew Lopez's SOMEWHERE to Make East Coast Premiere at Hartford Stage, 4/3-5/4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

Matthew Lopez's Somewhere, the captivating, dance-filled saga of a Puerto Rican family in 1959 New York City, springs to life April 3 to May 4 in its East Coast Premiere at Hartford Stage. By the author of the critically-acclaimed The Whipping Man, which garnered rave reviews at Hartford Stage in 2012, Somewhere will feature Priscilla Lopez (Morales in the original cast of A Chorus Line) and will be directed by Giovanna Sardelli, with original music by Tony Award winner Bill Sherman and choreography by Greg Graham. (more...)

Diane Paulus, Lea Delaria, Robert Lopez and More Set for TEDxBroadway Event at New World Stages, 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

The next TEDxBroadway event will be held Monday, February 24th, 2014 at New World Stages. (more...)

59th Annual Village Voice Obie Awards to be Held 5/19 at Webster Hall
by BWW News Desk - Feb 07, 2014

The Village Voice, the nation's first and largest alternative weekly newspaper, announced today that esteemed critic and longtime judge of the awards, Michael Feingold, will serve as Obie Chairman for the 59th Annual Village Voice OBIE Awards, to be presented Monday, May 19, at Webster Hall. (more...)

DTC Celebrates National Arts and Humanities Youth Program, 'Project Discovery'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

Yesterday Dallas Theater Center hosted a celebration in honor of Project Discovery's recent recognition by The President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities. DTC invited 200 current Project Discovery [PD] participants, teachers, past participants, teaching artists, board, staff and program donors to an hour-long event that featured stories from PD students and a full, experiential PD activity on the main stage of the Wyly Theatre. (more...)

French Shorts Series BREF Debuts Today on Pivot
by TV News Desk - Jan 25, 2014

Pivot goes bilingual in January with the acquisition of 'bref.' the French breakout hit with already over 3 million fans on Facebook. (more...)

DTC Launches DTC Book Club with OEDIPUS EL REY Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

Dallas Theater Center announced today a new program for the 2013-14 season, DTC Book Club hosted by DTC Artistic Director Kevin Moriarty. DTC Book Club events are scheduled to take place with productions of Oedipus el Rey, The Fortress of Solitude, Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure and Les Miserables. DTC Book Club registration is open now on www.dallastheatercenter.org/bookclub.php. (more...)

French Shorts Series BREF to Debut 1/25 on Pivot; FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME Special to Air 3/8
by TV News Desk - Jan 11, 2014

Pivot goes bilingual in January with the acquisition of 'bref.' the French breakout hit with already over 3 million fans on Facebook. (more...)

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