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  • Dot-Marie Jones and Julie Newmar Set for NOTHING LIKE A DAME Q&A with Eddie Shapiro at Barnes & Noble Today
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

    Special guests Dot-Marie Jones (GLEE) and Tony winner Julie Newmar (Batman) will join Oxford University Press, as they announce the release of the book NOTHING LIKE A DAME: CONVERSATIONS WITH THE GREAT WOMEN OF MUSICAL THEATER by Eddie Shapiro at 6 p.m. tonight, March 26 at the Barnes & Noble at The Grove/Farmers Market (189 The Grove Drive, Suite K 30, Los Angeles, Calif.). (more...)

    Broadway Legend Chita Rivera Hosts GMHC's Spring 2014 Gala Tonight
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

    Today, Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC), the nation's oldest AIDS service organization, announces the sensational news that its annual dinner gala will be hosted by the award-winning actress, singer and dancer, Chita Rivera, and held at Cipriani 42nd Street, tonight, March 26, 2014. A revered Broadway legend, Ms. Rivera is not a stranger to GMHC. In 2004, she starred in GMHC's benefit concert, 'Showstoppers,' featuring 20 Broadway stars performing their signature numbers at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall. (more...)

    Photo Coverage: Inside the MOTHERS AND SONS Opening Night Theatre Arrivals!
    by Walter McBride - Mar 25, 2014

    Four-time TonyŽ Award winning playwright Terrence McNally just celebrated two milestones on The Great White Way-his 20th Broadway production and the 50th Anniversary of his Broadway debut-with the opening night of his newest play, Mothers and Sons, at the Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street) last night, March 24, 2014. Over the course of five decades, Mr. McNally has chronicled the human experience with a wide range of works including Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, The Full Monty, Ragtime, Master Class, Love! Valour! Compassion!, Kiss of the Spider Woman,The Rink, The Ritz, and Bad Habits. BroadwayWorld was there for McNally's big opening night and below you can check out photos from the star-studded red carpet. Guests included Bernadette Peters, Victor Garber, Chita Rivera, Doris Riberts and more! (more...)

    BWW TV: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for MOTHERS AND SONS!
    by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 25, 2014

    The Mothers and Sons red carpet was hoppin' last night, as some of Broadway's biggest stars gathered to welcome Tyne Daly and the rest of the company back to Broadway. Below, BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge chats with the evening's biggest guests, including: Chita Rivera, Nathan Lane, Donna Murphy, Fran Drescher and more! (more...)

    WAKE UP with BroadwayWorld - Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - LADY DAY Brings Billie Holiday to Broadway and More!
    by Jessica Showers - Mar 25, 2014

    Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: BEYOND THERAPY opens tonight, LADY DAY begins previews and more! (more...)

    Liza Minnelli Plays Walt Disney Concert Hall Tonight
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

    The legendary Liza Minnelli will perform at Walt Disney Concert Hall tonight, March 25, 2014, making her debut performance at the iconic venue. This special, one-night-only performance features Minnelli and her band performing songs from throughout her groundbreaking career. This performance is part of a short West Coast tour. (more...)

    FOOL FOR LOVE with Chris Pine & Lauren Ambrose, A GREAT WILDERNESS & More Set for WTF's 2014 Nikos Stage Season
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

    Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced the 2014 Nikos Stage offerings, completing the 60th Anniversary Season for the Tony Award-winning theatre company. The Nikos Stage season kicks off on July 9th with the East Coast premiere of Samuel D. Hunter's acclaimed play A Great Wilderness (July 9 - 20) and will also include a revival of Sam Shepard's Fool For Love, directed by Daniel Aukin with Lauren Ambrose (making her Festival debut) and Chris Pine (returning to Williamstown after 12 years), playing July 24 - August 3. The Nikos Stage season ends with the anticipated return of the PigPen Theatre Co.'s celebrated production of The Old Man and the Old Moon (August 6 - 17). (more...)

    Tony Monaco's One-Man Show THE ROAD TO DAMASCUS Opens at The Little Victory Theatre, 4/11
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

    Tony Monaco's one-man musical, The Road to Damascus, leads to Los Angeles just in time for Easter and Passover. Inspired by the dramatic conversion of Rabbi Saul of Tarsus - the man who turned from murderer to saint (the Apostle Paul) - and the persecution of Jesus' followers after His crucifixion, Monaco's historical portrayal incorporates music, song and dance with Biblical themes, bringing to life this world-changing story in a characterization that shows why biographers refer to the Apostle Paul as 'The man who shook the world.' (more...)

    DINER, KID VICTORY, SIMPLY SONDHEIM World Premieres, Plus CABARET, 'SUNDAY IN THE PARK' and More Set for Signature Theatre's 25th Anniversary Season
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

    Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre announces its 25th Anniversary season, illustrating its commitment to provide theater artists a home to create, explore and reinvent new works. (more...)

    BWW TV Exclusive: CUTTING-EDGE COMPOSERS CORNER - Julia Murney Performs Carmel Dean's 'Elegy'
    by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 18, 2014

    This week we present the song 'Elegy' by Carmel Dean, which was sung by the incomparable Julia Murney at our concert at 54 Below. (more...)

    Richard Maltby, Jr. to Direct Star-Studded Cast for DTC's AIN'T MISBEHAVIN', 4/2-27
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

    Delaware Theatre Company will close its 35th season with the 35th anniversary of the hit musical AIN'T MISBEHAVIN', conceived by Richard Maltby, Jr. and Murray Horwitz. Delaware Theatre Company's production will be directed by original Broadway director and co-creator Richard Maltby, Jr. and feature his own handpicked cast alongside the original designs from the 1978 Tony Award-winning production. (more...)

    RENT's Adam Pascal to Join Seth Rudetsky in 'Broadway @ The Broad Stage' Series, 3/29
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

    Tony-nominee and Obie and Theatre World Award winner Adam Pascal, has created some of the most memorable roles in recent Broadway history. He shot to stardom for originating the role of Roger in the Broadway blockbuster 'Rent,' as well as the London production, and starred in the film version. On March 29 he debuts in the acclaimed Broadway @ The Broad Stage series, where he joins pianist and host Seth Rudetsky for an unforgettable evening of conversation and song. (more...)

    New Dramatists to Honor Susan Stroman at 65th Annual Spring Luncheon, 5/22
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

    NEW DRAMATISTS,Tony Honor recipient and the nation's premiere playwright development workshop, proudly announces that they will honor five-time Tony Award winning director/choreographer Susan Stroman with their 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award at its 65th Annual Spring Luncheon tribute, to be held Thursday, May 22 at the New York Marriott Marquis. Among the Stroman collaborators offering tributes will be Tony Award winner Boyd Gaines and New York City Ballet's Tiler Peck performing a selection from Little Dancer, Taylor Mac performing a selection from The Last Two People on Earth, Tony nominee Marin Mazzie performing from Bullets Over Broadway; and Contact collaborator John Weidman, and cast members from The Scottsboro Boys.The event co-chairs are Letty Aronson, Roy Furman, and Julian Schlossberg. (more...)

    The Carlyle to Welcome Back Jim Caruso and Billy Stritch, 4/6-5/25
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

    The Carlyle, a Rosewood Hotel, is pleased to welcome Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch back to Bemelmans Bar for an extended Sunday night residency. The upcoming performances will build upon their recent run of shows in the intimate, storied New York City lounge, favorites not only of music fans and critics, but also of fellow artists. Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch shows are a place where some of the city's foremost entertainers go to commune with their own-and sometimes sit-in for a song or two-on their nights off. The pair will be at Bemelmanswith their evening of swinging standards Sunday nights, April 6 - May 25. (more...)

    New Edition of FORBIDDEN BROADWAY to 'Come Out Swinging!' at the Davenport, 3/17
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

    Gerard Alessandrini's Forbidden Broadway returned to New York in February at the newly refurbished Davenport Theatre (354 W. 45th Street, Between 8th and 9th Avenues) with Forbidden Broadway: Alive and STILL Kicking. As BroadwayWorld previously reported, over the course of the spring, Alessandrini had planned on adding new material to reflect the season's openings. Now, the time as come to unveil the new edition, FORBIDDEN BROADWAY COMES OUT SWINGING! According to The New York Times, this version will begin performances March 17. (more...)

    BULLETS OVER BROADWAY Begins Previews at St. James Theatre Tonight; Meet the Cast!
    by Meet the Cast - Mar 11, 2014

    The world premiere production of the brand new musical comedy Bullets Over Broadway, written by Woody Allen and based on the screenplay by Allen and Douglas McGrath for the 1994 film, will begin preview performances tomorrow, March 11 and officially open Thursday, April 10, 2014 at The St. James Theatre (246 West 44th Street). The new musical will be directed and choreographed by five-time Tony Award winner Susan Stroman. Scroll down to learn more about the Bullets Over Broadway company, and watch interviews with the cast! (more...)

    Leslie Caron to be Honored at PDS' Annual Gypsy Award Luncheon, 3/30
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

    Award winning actress and dancer, Leslie Caron, has been named the honoree for the Professional Dancers Society (PDS) annual Gypsy Award Luncheon, it was announced by PDS President, Mitzi Gaynor and PDS Board Chairman, Joni Berry. Ms. Caron will be honored on Sunday, March 30, 2014 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel (9876 Wilshire Blvd.) and famed dancers/choreographers Dee Dee Wood and the late Marc Breaux will receive a special PDS Choreography Award, for their extraordinary contribution to dance. (more...)

    Broadway Legend Chita Rivera to Play Le Petit Theatre, 4/19
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

    Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre and Producer Mark Cortale are producing a night of 'Broadway @ Le Petit' starring legendary two-time Tony winner Chita Rivera in two shows on Saturday, April 19. Ms. Rivera will be joined by Sirius XM Radio's Seth Rudetsky as pianist and host for an evening of unforgettable music and conversation. Broadway @ Le Petit is made possible by the generous support of the New Orleans Hotel Collection. Mark Cortale is producing Chita Rivera as the finale of the concert series that was previously held at NOCCA. (more...)

    Jazz/Pop Singer Morgan James Comes to the Bay Area Cabaret, 4/6
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 08, 2014

    Quickly becoming one of the most eagerly watched talents, Broadway/jazz singer Morgan James has been lauded by major critics as one of the most exciting new vocalists of this century. Ms. James will perform 7:30pm, Sunday, April 6, as part of Bay Area Cabaret's series at the historic Venetian Room of the Fairmont San Francisco, 950 Mason Street. (more...)

    BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge to Host Amas Musical Theatre's 45th Anniversary Gala, 3/31
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 07, 2014

    Richard Ridge, lead correspondent for Broadway World, will host the 45th Anniversary Gala for Amas Musical Theatre, New York City's award-winning pioneer in diversity and multi-ethnic casting in the performing arts since 1968, on Monday, March 31st, 2014 at the Baruch Performing Arts Center (East 25th Street between Lexington and 3rd Avenues). Honorary Chair for the event is veteran Broadway virtuoso Maurice Hines. (more...)

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