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Photo Coverage: CHICAGO Struts to Central Park for 20th Anniversary!Photo Coverage: CHICAGO Struts to Central Park for 20th Anniversary!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Sep 2, 2016

Earlier this week, the company of CHICAGO took their act uptown, to Central Park. To celebrate the musical's 20th Anniversary, fans got to experience the razzle dazzle with a free concert at SummerStage in Central Park. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the special day and you can check out photos below! (more...)

BWW TV: BROADWAY SESSIONS Celebrates Living Legend Andrew Lloyd WebberBWW TV: BROADWAY SESSIONS Celebrates Living Legend Andrew Lloyd Webber
by Ben Cameron - Aug 8, 2016

Broadway became just a little more Broadway this last week as CATS made it's return to the Great White Way. Whether or not you think Cats is a ground breaker or a punch line, one thing is certain, the man behind the music is a living legend. Andrew Lloyd Webber has been an ubiquitous part of any theatre fans experience for decades. From those first chilling organ chords in Phantom (which still gets me every time- then again I wore my Phantom T-shirt to have my 8th grade school photos taken); to the synth pop of Starlight Express; to the irresistible bubble gum goodness of Joseph; it's hard not to walk out of a Lloyd Webber show not humming the tunes. He's had hits (um, Cats is BACK), he's had misses (The Woman in White) he's blazed trails (JC Superstar is arguably the first and finest rock musical) and has written a masterpiece of a score or two along the way (Evita, and anyone remember Aspects of Love? Divine). We're celebrating the kitties' return with a Broadway Sessions stroll down memory lane with the Lord. Let the memories live again… (more...)

 CBS DREAM TEAM, IT'S EPIC! Adds New Series to Saturday Morning Lineup CBS DREAM TEAM, IT'S EPIC! Adds New Series to Saturday Morning Lineup
by TV News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

CBS announced today that a new series, THE OPEN ROAD WITH DR. CHRIS, will join THE CBS DREAM TEAM, IT'S EPIC! three-hour Saturday morning block when it returns for its fourth season, Saturday, Oct. 1 (9:00 AM-12:00 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

GALECA Name Top Ten LBGTQA Films 'Every Non-LGBTQA Person Should See'GALECA Name Top Ten LBGTQA Films 'Every Non-LGBTQA Person Should See'
by Movies News Desk - Nov 25, 2015

Just in time for the holidays, as they say . . . the Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (galeca.org) today announced its membership's picks for their second “GALECA Ten Best” list: The 10 Best LBGTQA Films GALECA Every Non-LGBTQA Person Should See! (more...)

Catherine Walker, Cast of MAD LIBS LIVE and More Set for BROADWAY SESSIONS TonightCatherine Walker, Cast of MAD LIBS LIVE and More Set for BROADWAY SESSIONS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2015

Tonight, November 19th, Broadway Sessions welcomes Catherine Walker, Chris Newcomer and the cast of Mad Libs Live. (more...)

Catherine Walker & More Set for BROADWAY SESSIONS, 11/19Catherine Walker & More Set for BROADWAY SESSIONS, 11/19
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2015

BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway guest each week. The show is created and hosted by Ben Cameron (Bway Wicked, Aida and Footloose) and features musical director Joshua Stephen Kartes on piano. (more...)

Cinema Audio Society to Honor Disney Sound Mixer Doc Kane with Career Achievement AwardCinema Audio Society to Honor Disney Sound Mixer Doc Kane with Career Achievement Award
by TV News Desk - Nov 2, 2015

Cinema Audio Society will honor longtime Disney sound mixer Doc Kane with CAS's highest accolate, the CAS Career Achievement Award, on February 20, 2016. (more...)

BWW Reviews: 42ND STREET, New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, August 13 2015BWW Reviews: 42ND STREET, New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham, August 13 2015
by Jenny Antill - Aug 14, 2015

A product of the 1933 Warner Brothers film, 42nd Street didn't hit the stage until 1980. It was then that the production won the Tony Award for 'Best Musical' and is currently Broadway's 14th longest running show. Since, it has had success all over the world and last night saw a cast of sixty young people tackle the show at the New Alexandra Theatre in Birmingham as part of Stage Experience. (more...)

BWW CD Reviews: Broadway Records and Yellow Sound Label's THE VISIT (Original Broadway Cast Recording) is Devastatingly BeautifulBWW CD Reviews: Broadway Records and Yellow Sound Label's THE VISIT (Original Broadway Cast Recording) is Devastatingly Beautiful
by David Clarke - Aug 3, 2015

Earlier in 2015, the final musical from legendary musical creative team John Kander and Fred Ebb opened at the Lyceum Theatre on Broadway. THE VISIT captivated audiences despite its brief run and lack of Tony Award wins. Now, the unique and devastatingly beautiful score is available from Broadway Records and Yellow Sound Label on THE VISIT (Original Broadway Cast Recording). (more...)

Chita Rivera Reveals THE VISIT Is Heading to Beijing, Singapore & More!Chita Rivera Reveals THE VISIT Is Heading to Beijing, Singapore & More!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2015

Kander and Ebb's Tony-nominated musical THE VISIT might have closed on Broadway earlier this summer, but according to leading lady Chita Rivera, the show will have another life overseas. She told MSN that the musical will soon open in Beijing, Singapore and  maybe even London.  Click here to read the full article.  (more...)

THE VISIT Original Broadway Cast Recording Debuts At #1 On Billboard Cast Albums ChartTHE VISIT Original Broadway Cast Recording Debuts At #1 On Billboard Cast Albums Chart
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 21, 2015

THE VISIT makes a big impression on record! (more...)

Dorset Theatre Festival's New Play Reading Series to Continue with Chris Newbound's THE TROUBLE WITH NICOLEDorset Theatre Festival's New Play Reading Series to Continue with Chris Newbound's THE TROUBLE WITH NICOLE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

Dorset Theatre Festival's 2015 New Play Reading Series continues on August 3 with Chris Newbound's The Trouble with Nicole. Newbound is a Berkshire-based playwright whose full-length play Birthday Boy received its world premiere at Berkshire Theatre Group in 2011 and was recently published by Samuel French. Last January, Chris's play Cigars was given a staged reading at Hubbard Hall in Cambridge, New York, and in February, his short play, Just Friends, was selected as one of ten plays to be included in Barrington Stage's popular 10X10 new play festival, making it the second time a short play of his was produced there. He's had numerous readings of various plays at Berkshire Theatre Festival, Made in the Berkshires, Berkshires Playwrights Lab, and New Stage. (more...)

Photo Special: Roger Rees, Celebrated in PhotosPhoto Special: Roger Rees, Celebrated in Photos
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 11, 2015

Below, we share photos from the site's archives of the star both onstage and off. To all those who loved, knew, worked with, or had the pleasure of watching this enormous talent - he will be missed.  (more...)

Broadway's THE VISIT Cast Recording Hits Stores TodayBroadway's THE VISIT Cast Recording Hits Stores Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2015

Broadway Records releases THE VISIT Original Broadway Cast Recording digitally and in stores, including most major retailers, such as iTunes and Amazon, today, July 10. (more...)

THE VISIT Cast Reunites Tonight for CD Signing, Performance at Barnes & NobleTHE VISIT Cast Reunites Tonight for CD Signing, Performance at Barnes & Noble
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2015

THE VISIT cast album, out tomorrow, is a joint release of two labels: Broadway Records and Yellow Sound Label, and is co-executive produced by Hunter Arnold, Carl Daikelerand Sandi Moran. Tonight, July 9 (7PM), the company will reunite at Barnes and Noble (150 East 86th Street) for a CD signing and performance. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: It's a Happy Ending- Go Inside the Recording Studio with the Cast of THE VISIT!BWW TV Exclusive: It's a Happy Ending- Go Inside the Recording Studio with the Cast of THE VISIT!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 7, 2015

The company of Broadway's The Visit gathered in the studio on April 27th to record the musical's original cast album. The Visit is the final musical ever written by legendary Oscar Award, Grammy Award and Tony Award-winning composer John Kander and his writing partner lyricist Fred Ebb, before Mr. Ebb passed away. Produced by the Emmy Award-winning and Grammy nominated producer Michael Croiter (Matilda, Big Fish, Heathers), The Visit album is now available. Below, BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you an exclusive preview of the company in the recording studio! (more...)

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with Chita Rivera, Roger Rees, John Kander and the Cast of THE VISITPhoto Coverage: In the Recording Studio with Chita Rivera, Roger Rees, John Kander and the Cast of THE VISIT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2015

The company of Broadway's The Visit gathered in the studio today, April 27th, to record the musical's original cast album. The Visit is the final musical ever written by legendary Oscar Award, Grammy Award and Tony Award-winning composer John Kander and his writing partner lyricist Fred Ebb, before Mr. Ebb passed away. Produced by the Emmy Award-winning and Grammy nominated producer Michael Croiter (Matilda, Big Fish, Heathers), The Visit album will be released June 26th, 2015. BroadwayWorld joined the cast in the studio and brings you photos from the recording session below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Chita Rivera and Company of THE VISIT Take Final Broadway Bows!Photo Coverage: Chita Rivera and Company of THE VISIT Take Final Broadway Bows!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Jun 15, 2015

The original Broadway version of Kander and Ebb's Tony-nominated musical THE VISIT closed yesterday, June 14, 2015. The Visit began performances at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street) on Thursday, March 26 and officially opened on Thursday, April 23. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the final curtain call! (more...)

BWW Flashback: Final Kander & Ebb Musical THE VISIT Concludes Broadway Run TodayBWW Flashback: Final Kander & Ebb Musical THE VISIT Concludes Broadway Run Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2015

The original Broadway version of Kander and Ebb's Tony-nominated musical THE VISIT closes today, June 14, 2015. The Visit began performances at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street) on Thursday, March 26 and officially opened on Thursday, April 23. Below, take a look back at the show's journey to Broadway! (more...)

Photo Flash: THE VISITS Chita Rivera Appears on TONIGHT SHOWPhoto Flash: THE VISITS Chita Rivera Appears on TONIGHT SHOW
by TV News Desk - Jun 5, 2015

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, theater legend Chita Rivera chatted about her Tony-nominated role in Broadway's The Visit and taught Jimmy how to shimmy like Bob Fosse. (more...)

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