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Obsession and Passion Take the Stage in CARMEN at the Lyric OperaObsession and Passion Take the Stage in CARMEN at the Lyric Opera
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Lyric Opera of Chicago presents the thrilling story of a deadly love triangle set to Georges Bizet's most vivid and exciting music. No wonder it's so popular! Carmen heats up this winter in a new Lyric coproduction with two smoking-hot casts. (more...)

Broadway's KINKY BOOTS Will Welcome New 'Lauren' This MonthBroadway's KINKY BOOTS Will Welcome New 'Lauren' This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Producers Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig announced today that Bring It On star Taylor Louderman will return to Broadway this winter, joining the Broadway company of Kinky Boots as 'Lauren' in the Tony Award-winning musical, beginning January 16, 2016.   (more...)

VIDEO: Cast of Broadway's FALSETTOS Take Closing BowsVIDEO: Cast of Broadway's FALSETTOS Take Closing Bows
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2017

Lincoln Center Theater's production of William Finn and James Lapine's Tony Award-winning musical FALSETTOS played its final performance today at the Walter Kerr Theatre. (more...)

Broadway's FALSETTOS to Be Filmed for Future PBS Broadcast This WeekBroadway's FALSETTOS to Be Filmed for Future PBS Broadcast This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

While no air date for the telecast has been announced, the revival of William Finn and James Lapine's musical will be filmed at the Walter Kerr Theatre during the January 3rd and January 4th performances. (more...)

Imagination to Take Over at the Washington Pavilion's KSDCImagination to Take Over at the Washington Pavilion's KSDC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

The Washington Pavilion Kirby Science Discovery Center (KSDC) announced today that it will be opening a new area on the science center's 4th floor on Friday, December 23, where kids can let their imagination take over with the addition of a 300-piece Imagination Playground Block and Connector set. (more...)

Breaking News: Broadway Revival of FALSETTOS to Air on PBS' 'Live From Lincoln Center' in 2017Breaking News: Broadway Revival of FALSETTOS to Air on PBS' 'Live From Lincoln Center' in 2017
by TV News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

BWW has confirmed that the current Broadway revival of William Finn and James Lapine's musical FALSETTOS will air as part of PBS' 'Live From Lincoln Center.' (more...)

BWW Review: KINKY BOOTS at The Playhouse on the Square - More Than Just Sex in Stiletto Heel BootsBWW Review: KINKY BOOTS at The Playhouse on the Square - More Than Just Sex in Stiletto Heel Boots
by Rosanne DellAversano - Dec 16, 2016

OMG, the dancing! Everyone dances and it's delightful. KINKY BOOT makes everyone want to kick up their heels and dance for joy. (more...)

FALSETTOS Brings Fans an Early Holiday Treat with Surprise Cast Album Release on iTunesFALSETTOS Brings Fans an Early Holiday Treat with Surprise Cast Album Release on iTunes
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS has announced that the 2016 Broadway Cast Recording of William Finn and James Lapine's Tony Award-winning musical FALSETTOS – based on the Lincoln Center Theater production – will have a U.S. digital release today, Friday, December 16, 2016. (more...)

Watch the Cast of FALSETTOS Listen to Their Cast Recording Live This WeekWatch the Cast of FALSETTOS Listen to Their Cast Recording Live This Week
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

As previously announced, the Lincoln Center Theater production of William Finn and James Lapine's Tony Award-winning musical Falsettos has been preserved in a new Broadway cast recording via Ghostlight Records. The new two disc-set will mark the first time the landmark show has been recorded in its entirety - and you can be part of the cast's live-streamed, first-listen experience this week! (more...)

Anna Deavere Smith's NOTES FROM THE FIELD Adds Another Show at Second StageAnna Deavere Smith's NOTES FROM THE FIELD Adds Another Show at Second Stage
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Due to extremely high ticket demand, Anna Deavere Smith's critically acclaimed new work, NOTES FROM THE FIELD, has added a performance at 1pm on Wednesday, December 14. The production plays through Sunday, December 18th at Second Stage Theatre (305 West 43rd Street). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Annette Bening & David Rockwell Honored at New York Stage and Film GalaPhoto Coverage: Annette Bening & David Rockwell Honored at New York Stage and Film Gala
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Dec 5, 2016

New York Stage and Film just held its annual Winter Gala honoring two titans of the entertainment industry: four-time Academy Award nominee Annette Bening and famed architect and Tony- and Emmy-winning scenic designer David Rockwell. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 12/3/2016
by - Dec 3, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 12/3/2016. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 3, 2016BWW's On This Day - December 3, 2016
by - Dec 3, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 3 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Annette O'Toole Joins MAN FROM NEBRASKA at Second Stage Theatre This WinterAnnette O'Toole Joins MAN FROM NEBRASKA at Second Stage Theatre This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Just announced, Annette O'Toole will assume the role of Nancy Carpenter in the upcoming New York premiere production of Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Tracy Letts' play, MAN FROM NEBRASKA, directed by David Cromer. (more...)

KINKY BOOTS to Strut Into San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts This WinterKINKY BOOTS to Strut Into San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Kinky Boots, the smash-hit musical that brings together four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (Book) and Grammy Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Tony Award-winner for Best Score for Kinky Boots), will perform a limited engagement at San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts (255 Almaden Blvd.) January 24-29, 2017. (more...)

KINKY BOOTS is Coming to VancouverKINKY BOOTS is Coming to Vancouver
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

Kinky Boots, the smash-hit musical that brings together four-time Tony® Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (Book) and Grammy® Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Tony Award-winner for Best Score for Kinky Boots), opens at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, February 7 - 12, 2017. (more...)

Breaking News: Robert Fairchild, Helene Yorke, Richard Kind  & More Join Will Chase & Kelli O'Hara in Roundabout's KISS ME, KATE BenefitBreaking News: Robert Fairchild, Helene Yorke, Richard Kind & More Join Will Chase & Kelli O'Hara in Roundabout's KISS ME, KATE Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) has just announced Robert Fairchild (Bill), Helene Yorke (Lois), Chuck Cooper (Harry Trevor/Baptista), Richard Kind (Gangster) and John Pankow (Gangster) will join Kelli O'Hara (Lilli Vanessi) and Will Chase (Fred Graham) in a one-night only Benefit Concert Reading of Kiss Me, Kate with music and lyrics by Cole Porter and book by Sam and Bella Spewack, music direction by Patrick Vaccariello and choreography by Warren Carlyle. Roundabout's Associate Artistic Director, Scott Ellis, will direct this one-night only special event. (more...)

Annette Bening and David Rockwell Will Be Honored at New York Stage and Film's Winter GalaAnnette Bening and David Rockwell Will Be Honored at New York Stage and Film's Winter Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

New York Stage and Film has announced that its annual Winter Gala will honor two titans of the entertainment industry: four-time Academy Award nominee Annette Bening and famed architect and Tony- and Emmy-winning scenic designer David Rockwell. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Sheldon Margery & Matt Harnick Host Book Launch PartyPhoto Coverage: Sheldon Margery & Matt Harnick Host Book Launch Party
by Stephen Sorokoff - Nov 19, 2016

The 90th Macy's Day parade balloons will not pass by the Friars Club on 55th street but the celebrity guests at the club got to see some great photos of them yesterday at the club.  Sheldon and Margery Harnick hosted a Book Launch Party for Matt Harnick who has a wonderful new book © Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade: A New York City Holiday Tradition, Rizzoli N.Y. 2016, which is filled with exclusive photography by Matt, along with archival images of the spectacular floating balloons.  The book offers a never-before-seen look at the planning and preparation of the parade.  Italy features text by Stephen M. Silverman, Foreword by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Afterword by Terry J. Lindgren, Chairman & CEO of Macy's Inc. in conjunction with this milestone anniversary.  The guests in the Milton Berle Room of the Friars Club were also treated to a performance by Tony Award nominee Kate Baldwin and a conversation with Sheldon Harnick, Matt Harnick and Amy Kule, Executive Producer of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.  It was a great afternoon and it was nice and warm watching the parade go by inside the club. (more...)

Anna Deavere Smith and Amanda Ripley Set for Live-Streamed, Post-Show Talk at NOTES FROM THE FIELDAnna Deavere Smith and Amanda Ripley Set for Live-Streamed, Post-Show Talk at NOTES FROM THE FIELD
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Second Stage Theatre will host a special post-performance conversation between Anna Deavere Smith and The Atlantic journalist and New York Times bestselling author, Amanda Ripley, one of the interview subjects Ms. Smith portrays in her acclaimed new work, NOTES FROM THE FIELD. (more...)

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