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Blythe Danner Joins Cast of NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT, 12/16
by BWW News Desk - Nov 08, 2012

The producers of the Tony Award winning musical comedy NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT are pleased to announce that Emmy and Tony Award winner Blythe Danner will join the production for 12 weeks only beginning Tuesday, December 18th and continuing through March 10th. Ms. Danner will assume the role of Millicent Winter, the mother of Matthew Broderick's character Jimmy Winter. The role is currently played by Academy Award winner Estelle Parsons, who will play her final performance on Sunday, December 16. (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth Set to Host HERO DOG AWARDS, Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 07, 2012

Hallmark Channel and American Humane Association announced today that popular television, film and Broadway star Kristin Chenoweth will host the 2012 American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards™, a star-studded evening honoring America's most courageous canines. The Hero Dog Awards, which are presented by the Lois Pope LIFE Foundation and produced by Emmy® award-winning MRB Productions, will air as a 90-minute special on Hallmark Channel November 8, 2012 at 8:00 pm ET/PT. The program will air as part of Hallmark Channel's Pet Project, the network's cross-platform campaign designed to celebrate the joy and enrichment animals bring to our lives. (more...)

NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT Offers Post-Hurricane Rush Special, 10/31-11/2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2012

The producers of the Tony Award winning musical comedy NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT have announced a special post-hurricane rush ticket offer for performances on Wednesday, October 31, Thursday, November 1 and Friday, November 2. (more...)

Jewel to Perform at the American Humane Association's Hero Dog Awards, 10/6
by BWW News Desk - Oct 02, 2012

American Humane Association and Hallmark Channel announced today that top-selling country music artist Jewel is performing at the American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards™. The star-studded evening honoring America's most courageous canines, presented by the Lois Pope LIFE Foundation and produced by Emmy® award-winning MRB Productions, will air as a 90-minute special on Hallmark Channel November 8, 2012 at 8:00 pm ET/PT. The program will air as part of Hallmark Channel's Pet Project, the network's cross-platform campaign designed to celebrate the joy and enrichment animals bring to our lives. (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth Set to Host HERO DOG AWARDS, 11/8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2012

Hallmark Channel and American Humane Association announced today that popular television, film and Broadway star Kristin Chenoweth will host the 2012 American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards™, a star-studded evening honoring America's most courageous canines. The Hero Dog Awards, which are presented by the Lois Pope LIFE Foundation and produced by Emmy® award-winning MRB Productions, will air as a 90-minute special on Hallmark Channel November 8, 2012 at 8:00 pm ET/PT. The program will air as part of Hallmark Channel's Pet Project, the network's cross-platform campaign designed to celebrate the joy and enrichment animals bring to our lives. (more...)

NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT Cast Album to Get 9/25 Release; Track List Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 04, 2012

The Original Broadway Cast Recording for the Tony-winning new musical comedy NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT will be available for digital download on Tuesday, September 25 and on CD Tuesday, October 30th. The album, released by Shout! Factory and distributed by Sony Music Distribution, is produced for records by six-time Grammy® nominee Robert Sher, David Chase & Tony Award nominee Bill Elliott. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Backstage with NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT's 'Floyd', Jeff Schecter
by Stage Tube - Aug 08, 2012

Young Hollywood (hosted by Lesley Robins) went backstage to Broadway's production of the classic Gershwin musical NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT with Jeff Schecter, who plays Floyd. This behind-the-scenes peek looks at the show, its costume department, fun props and more. Plus, Schecter reveals what it's like to work with Matthew Broderick and what it was like taking over as the understudy for the Tony Award-winning role of Cookie, played by star Michael McGrath. Check out the video below! (more...)

NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT's Judy Kaye to Sing the National Anthem at This Thursday's Mets Game
by BWW News Desk - Aug 07, 2012

Two-time Tony Award winner Judy Kaye, currently starring in the Tony-winning hit musical comedy NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT, will sing the national anthem at Citi Field on Thursday, August 9th for the New York Mets game against the Miami Marlins at 12 p.m. NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT, featuring music and lyrics by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin and a book by two-time Tony Award-winner Joe DiPietro, stars Matthew Broderick and four time Tony Award nominee Kelli O'Hara. The production is directed and choreographed by three-time Tony Award-winner Kathleen Marshall. The production is now playing at Broadway's Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street). (more...)

Will Chase to Star as 'Jimmy' in NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT During Matthew Broderick's Vacation; 8/21-26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2012

The producers of the Tony-winning hit musical comedy NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT just announced that Will Chase (NBC's "Smash") will take on the role of Jimmy Winter from Tuesday, August 21st to Sunday, August 26th only while two-time Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick is on vacation. Broderick returns to the show full time on Tuesday, August 28th. (more...)

Hallmark Channel Announces 2012 "Hero Dog Awards" Finalists
by TV News Desk - Jul 11, 2012

In what is clearly shaping up to be the most popular and unifying campaign of 2012, Americans of every political persuasion have come together in unprecedented numbers, casting more than two million votes to select the finalists in the 2012 'American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards.' (more...)

Erin Dilly to Cover for Kelli O'Hara in NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT, 7/15-29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2012

The producers of NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT have announced that Tony nominee Erin Dilly will take on the role of Billie Bendix from Sunday, July 15th to Sunday, July 29th only while four-time Tony nominee Kelli O'Hara brings FAR FROM HEAVEN to Williamstown Theatre Festival prior to a 2013 Playwrights Horizons run. O'Hara returns to the show full time on Tuesday, July 31st. (more...)

Judy Kaye Wins Best Featured Actress in a Musical for NICE WORK
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2012

Judy Kaye is this year's recipient of the Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical for NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT. (more...)

Michael McGrath Wins Best Featured Actor in a Musical for NICE WORK
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2012

Michael McGrath is the recipient of this year's Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical for NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT. (more...)

CBS to Air 2012 Tony Awards, 6/10 - Nominations Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 09, 2012

Nominations in 26 competitive categories for THE 66th ANNUAL TONY AWARDS® were announced today by Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning actor Jim Parsons and Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress Kristin Chenoweth at the Tony Award Nominations Announcement. (more...)

NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT Cast Album in the Works!
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2012

The Tony-nominated Best Musical NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT will get an Original Broadway Cast Recording on the Shout! Factory label to be distributed by Sony. The album will be recorded at Kaufman Astoria Studios in Long Island City, NY on May 20th and 21st. The release date will be announced soon. The album will be produced by six-time Grammy® nominee Robert Sher. (more...)

HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING To Play Final Performance on Broadway Sunday, May 20th
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2012

The revival of the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical comedy HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING will play its final performance on Sunday, May 20, 2012. The 50th Anniversary production, which recouped its $9 million initial investment in December 2011, will have played 30 preview and 473 regular performances at Broadway's Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street). (more...)

NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT Announces National Tour for Fall 2013
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2012

The producers of the critically acclaimed and Tony-nominated Best Musical NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT are pleased to announce the launch of a US national tour in the fall of 2013. NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT is the new musical comedy directed and choreographed by three-time Tony Award-winner Kathleen Marshall (Anything Goes) featuring music and lyrics by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin and a book by two-time Tony Award-winner Joe DiPietro (Memphis). The production is currently playing on Broadway at the Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street). (more...)

NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT to Perform on 'The Late Show with David Letterman' Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 03, 2012

Two-time Tony Award-winner Matthew Broderick, Robyn Hurder and the cast of the Tony-nominated Best Musical NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT will perform "Sweet & Lowdown" on CBS "The Late Show with David Letterman" tonight, Thursday, May 3rd between 11:35 p.m. and 12:35 a.m. Check local listings. (more...)

CBS to Air 2012 Tony Awards, 6/10 - Nominations Announced
by TV News Desk - May 01, 2012

Nominations in 26 competitive categories for THE 66th ANNUAL TONY AWARDS® were announced today by Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning actor Jim Parsons and Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress Kristin Chenoweth at the Tony Award Nominations Announcement. (more...)

HOW TO SUCCEED Hosts 'University Week,' 4/24-26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2012

The 50th Anniversary production of the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical comedy HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING, will host "University Week: HOW TO SUCCEED In The Arts" from April 24-26 at Broadway's Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street). (more...)

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