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STAGE TUBE Flashback: Jerry's Girls! Broadway Legends Carol Channing, Angela Lansbury, and Chita Rivera Rehearse Kennedy Center PerformanceSTAGE TUBE Flashback: Jerry's Girls! Broadway Legends Carol Channing, Angela Lansbury, and Chita Rivera Rehearse Kennedy Center Performance
by Stage Tube - Jan 31, 2015

In honor of Tony Award-winner Carol Channing's birthday, BroadwayWorld brings you a special Broadway flashback! Below, check out three Broadway legends rehearsing their notes backstage at the Kennedy Center Honors in preparation to tribute friend and honoree, the great Composer/Lyricist Jerry Herman. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 1/31/15- Carol ChanningSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 1/31/15- Carol Channing
by Stage Tube - Jan 31, 2015

Happy Birthday Carol Channing! She is the recipient of three Tony Awards (including one for lifetime achievement), a Golden Globe and an Oscar nomination. Channing is best remembered for originating, on Broadway, the musical-comedy roles of bombshell Lorelei Lee in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, and matchmaking widow Dolly Gallagher Levi in Hello, Dolly! She also appeared in two New York revivals of Hello, Dolly!, and toured with it extensively throughout the United States. Channing also appeared in a number of movies, The First Traveling Sales Lady (1956) with Ginger Rogers, the cult film Skidoo and Thoroughly Modern Millie, opposite Julie Andrews and Mary Tyler Moore. (more...)

OPTION UP! to Celebrate One-Year Anniversary 2/8 at Stage 773OPTION UP! to Celebrate One-Year Anniversary 2/8 at Stage 773
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

Option Up!, the acclaimed musical theater cabaret and talk-show, celebrates its one-year anniversary on Sunday, February 8, 2015 in The Cab at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Avenue, Chicago. Featuring Aaron Benham and Christopher Pazdernik, Option Up! runs the second Sunday of each month through May 10 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

Music Theatre of Connecticut MainStage to Present DRIVING MISS DAISY, 1/30-2/22Music Theatre of Connecticut MainStage to Present DRIVING MISS DAISY, 1/30-2/22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

Music Theatre of Connecticut MainStage, Fairfield County's award-winning professional theatre company, continues its 2014/2015 season with 'Driving Miss Daisy' the Pulitzer prize-winning play by Alfred Uhry. Performances are January 30-February 22, Fridays at 8pm, Saturdays at 4pm and 8pm, Sundays at 2pm, at The Melissa & Doug Theatre at The New MTC, 509 Westport Avenue (behind the Jones New York and Nine West Outlet) in Norwalk, CT. Tickets range from $25-$50 ($5 discount for seniors/students) and are available by calling 203.454.3883 or visiting www.musictheatreofct.com (more...)

SIDE SHOW & ONCE Cast Members Set for LIVE FROM GRAMERCY PARK in FebruarySIDE SHOW & ONCE Cast Members Set for LIVE FROM GRAMERCY PARK in February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

LIVE FROM GRAMERCY PARK is the continuing concert series featuring dynamic, glamorous evenings of eclectic entertainment that celebrate the best of New York City's cultural landscape, in the tradition of The Players, the historic club where the series is presented. Curated and hosted by Emmy Award winning composer/performer Lance Horne, LIVE FROM GRAMERCY PARK is dedicated to presenting celebrated music, theater and cabaret stars as well as introducing dynamic rising talent. LIVE FROM GRAMERCY PARK will present its next evening, LIVE FROM GRAMERCY PARK: LOVE at The Players (16 Gramercy Park, Manhattan) on Monday, February 9th, 2015 at 8:00 PM. Special guests for this Valentines edition will include Lauren Elder (Side Show, Hair); Fair Play, the musical trio featuring original Once cast members David Abeles, Will Connolly, and Tony nominee Elizabeth A. Davis; Tony nominee Karine Plantadit (After Midnight, Come Fly Away, Movin' Out); composer/pianist Samora Pinderhughes and co-Juilliard Jazzers Riley & Jehbreal ; and the legendary Marti Stevens, protégé of Marlene Deitrich and original cast member of London's Company, High Spirits, and No Strings). Mr. Horne is the evening's Musical Director. Tickets, starting at $25, are now available online at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1178948. (more...)

Megan Hilty to Sing 'For Good' With Fan at Junior Theater FestivalMegan Hilty to Sing 'For Good' With Fan at Junior Theater Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2015

Start preparing your vocal warm-ups and tears, JTF folks, because Megan Hilty has special plans for her upcoming appearance. (more...)

Patti Austin to Perform with BSO, 2/19-22Patti Austin to Perform with BSO, 2/19-22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

Grammy and Oscar award-winning vocalist ?Patti Austin returns to the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra for a performance devoted to the brilliance of Washington, DC native Duke Ellington and 'The First Lady of Song,' Ella Fitzgerald, Thursday, February 19 at 8 p.m. at The Music Center at Strathmore, and Friday, February 20 at 8 p.m. Saturday, February 21 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, February 22 at 3 p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. (more...)

Michael Holmes' THE JUDY SHOW! Comes to Martinis Above Fourth Table + Stage, 1/15Michael Holmes' THE JUDY SHOW! Comes to Martinis Above Fourth Table + Stage, 1/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

What do you get when you mix an internationally-acclaimed impersonator, outrageous comedy, great standards, and a bevy of icons? The hysterical parody of Judy Garland and her guests found in Michael Holmes' riotous The Judy Show! (more...)

Carol Channing In SKIDOO Blu-Ray Now AvailableCarol Channing In SKIDOO Blu-Ray Now Available
by Pat Cerasaro - Jan 13, 2015

Carol Channing stars in a trippy 1960s cult favorite! (more...)

BSO's Jack Everly to Conduct AN EVENING WITH JASON ALEXANDER, 1/22BSO's Jack Everly to Conduct AN EVENING WITH JASON ALEXANDER, 1/22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

Baltimore, Md. (January 12, 2015) — The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly will lead the BSO SuperPops in a concert featuring actor and Broadway star Jason Alexander, Thursday, January 22 at 8 p.m. at The Music Center at Strathmore, and on Friday, January 23 at 8 p.m., Saturday January 24 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, January 25 at 3 p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Best known for his iconic portrayal of George Costanza on the hit series “Seinfeld,” Alexander first had a successful and lengthy Broadway career. He joins the Orchestra to reminisce about his remarkable and versatile career on the stage and screen, performing songs from several Broadway favorites, including Music Man, Pippin and Merrily We Roll Along. Please see below for complete program details. (more...)

BSO Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly to Lead 'An Evening with Jason Alexander,' 1/22-25BSO Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly to Lead 'An Evening with Jason Alexander,' 1/22-25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2015

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) Principal Pops Conductor ?Jack Everly will lead the BSO SuperPops in a concert featuring actor and Broadway star Jason Alexander, Thursday, January 22 at 8 p.m. at The Music Center at Strathmore, and on Friday, January 23 at 8 p.m., Saturday January 24 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, January 25 at 3 p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. (more...)

Barbara Cook, Billy Porter, Bernadette Peters & More Set for Provincetown's 2015 Broadway SeriesBarbara Cook, Billy Porter, Bernadette Peters & More Set for Provincetown's 2015 Broadway Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

Producers Rick Murray and Matthew Lombardo have announced their 2015 Broadway Series in Provincetown, Massachusetts at The Crown and Anchor's Paramount Theatre and Town Hall Auditorium. Tickets are now on sale for the Series, in which an impressive list of Oscar, Tony, and Grammy Award-winning stars will be making their Provincetown debuts. Expanding on last summer's sold out season, the 2015 Broadway Series will include the talents of Barbara Cook, Jennifer Holliday, Shirley Jones, Jeremy Jordan, Linda Lavin, Bernadette Peters, and Billy Porter. (more...)

Alien Asteroid Attack is a Mobile Role-Playing/Flight Simulator and Strategy Game- The User's Goal is Either to Destroy or Defend the Universe…Kickstarter FundingAlien Asteroid Attack is a Mobile Role-Playing/Flight Simulator and Strategy Game- The User's Goal is Either to Destroy or Defend the Universe…Kickstarter Funding
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

Since 2001, the Earth has experienced 26 atom bomb-sized explosions. They were detected by a network designed to discover if countries are testing nuclear weapons. It turns out no one has tested an atom bomb in 13 years. Those explosions were from asteroids crashing into Earth. What if this is an actual attack on our solar system. That is the premise of this game - Alien Asteroid Attack is Kickstarter project http://kck.st/1wFFMwS and will only be funded if enough funds are pledged by Sat, Jan 31 2015 11:18 AM EST. (more...)

FOOTLOOSE THE MUSICAL Opens at City Theatre, 1/23-2/08FOOTLOOSE THE MUSICAL Opens at City Theatre, 1/23-2/08
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2015

?St. Petersburg City Theatre continues its 90th Mainstage Season, presented by Raymond James, with Footloose, The Musical. Opening night is January 23, 2015 and the production runs through February 8, 2015. (more...)

Broadway Sings For Pride & Rebecca Larkin Set for  Metropolitan Room's Guinness World Record AttemptBroadway Sings For Pride & Rebecca Larkin Set for Metropolitan Room's Guinness World Record Attempt
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2015

Broadway Sings for Pride and Broadway's Rebecca Larkin (Lincoln Center's Tony-wining South Pacific Revival & Avenue Q) will be part of the over 200 performers trying to start off the new year off by trying to break a Guinness World Record! History will be made! (more...)

David Facer Brings THE WORLD OF PARADOX to the San Francisco Magic Parlor in 2015David Facer Brings THE WORLD OF PARADOX to the San Francisco Magic Parlor in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2014

The San Francisco Magic Parlor's new production features magician David Facer. Journey deep into his 'World of Paradox' and explore David's fertile imagination and creativity. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Leslie Uggams and More in Wick Theatre's MAME in Boca RatonPhoto Flash: First Look at Leslie Uggams and More in Wick Theatre's MAME in Boca Raton
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2014

Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress and singer Leslie Uggams (Roots, Hallelujah, Baby!) will open a new window this holiday season when she stars in Jerry Herman's glorious musical MAME at the Wick Theatre in Boca Raton, Florida. Scroll down for a first look at Uggams and the company in action! (more...)

Liz Callaway, Annaleigh Ashford & More Set for 54 Below this WeekLiz Callaway, Annaleigh Ashford & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 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...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top Cabaret Picks for December 22-28 Featuring Liz Callaway, Christine Pedi, and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top Cabaret Picks for December 22-28 Featuring Liz Callaway, Christine Pedi, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Dec 21, 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: Liz Callaway's Celebrate!, A Charlie Brown Christmas in Concert, Christine Pedi: Snow Bizness, An Evening of Garland, and Sondheim Unplugged 2014. (more...)

Free Concert UNDER THE MISTLETOE Set for Lincoln Center TodayFree Concert UNDER THE MISTLETOE Set for Lincoln Center Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2014

Need a little music? Need a little laughter? Need a little singing, ringing through the rafter? Then take that road before you and come see high stepping showgirls at this toe-tapping celebration of mistletoe and holiday madness. (more...)

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