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Photo Flash: Cast of Broadway's JERSEY BOYS Performs at Carmine's 25th Anniversary CelebrationPhoto Flash: Cast of Broadway's JERSEY BOYS Performs at Carmine's 25th Anniversary Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2015

Carmine's on the Upper West Side (2450 Broadway, NYC, 212-362-2200, carminesnyc.com) celebrated its 25th anniversary on Monday evening in grand fashion. Broadway actors from 'Jersey Boys' -- Joseph Leo Bwarie, Richard Blake and Miles Aubrey -- along with Preston Truman Boyd from 'On the 20th Century' performed for party guests and enjoyed Carmine's classic Italian favorites. (more...)

Tickets Now on Sale for Brad Bird's Classic Animated Action Adventure THE IRON GIANTTickets Now on Sale for Brad Bird's Classic Animated Action Adventure THE IRON GIANT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

Warner Bros. Pictures and Fathom Events are excited to announce that tickets are now on sale for the animated action adventure “The Iron Giant,” being re-released in theaters for a limited engagement this fall, remastered and enhanced with two all-new scenes (more...)

David Arquette-Led SHERLOCK HOLMES Tour to Kick Off in Los Angeles This FallDavid Arquette-Led SHERLOCK HOLMES Tour to Kick Off in Los Angeles This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

David Arquette will star as SHERLOCK HOLMES in an original adaptation inspired by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic tales by playwright Greg Kramer.  SHERLOCK HOLMES premiered in Montreal in 2013 in a sold-out, critically acclaimed production at The Segal Centre directed by Andrew Shaver, who will remount the show for a North American tour, starting in Los Angeles and playing six "tour preview" performances at The Ricardo Montalban Theatre from October 15-October 18.    (more...)

JERSEY BOYS Becomes Latest Broadway Show to Switch to Digital LotteryJERSEY BOYS Becomes Latest Broadway Show to Switch to Digital Lottery
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

BroadwayWorld has learned that Broadway's Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award winning smash hit Jersey Boys that beginning Friday, August 14, a limited number of tickets per performance will be sold to winners of a digital lottery drawing. Tickets are $27 and limited to two per person. For details and entrance to the digital lottery, visit JerseyBoysInfo.com/broadway/lottery. Entrants will be notified of their status three hours prior to show time. Tickets must be claimed and paid for at the August Wilson Theatre Box Office (245 W. 52nd Street; NYC) no later than 30 minutes prior to the performance. (more...)

New Pop/Rock Musical WE ARE THE TIGERS to Premiere at Hudson BackstageNew Pop/Rock Musical WE ARE THE TIGERS to Premiere at Hudson Backstage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

Heart and Flame Productions is thrilled to present a World Premiere Pop/Rock Musical, WE ARE THE TIGERS, book, music and lyrics by Rebekah M. Allen, musical direction by Patrick Sulken, choreography by Jacob Brent and directed by Michael Bello. WE ARE THE TIGERS is produced by Matthew P. Hui, Geri Silver and Evan Bernardin. WE ARE THE TIGERS recently completed an artistic residency at New York City's Musical Theatre Factory, where it presented two sold-out workshop performances earlier this month. WE ARE THE TIGERS will preview on Friday, October 2 at 8pm; Saturday, October 3 at 2pm & 8pm; Sunday, October 4 at 7pm; Friday, October 9 at 8pm & Saturday, October 10 at 2pm and will open on Saturday, October 10 at 8pm and run through Sunday, November 8 at the Hudson Backstage, 6539 Santa Monica Blvd. in Hollywood. (more...)

SHERLOCK HOLMES with David Arquette Will Play Toronto This FallSHERLOCK HOLMES with David Arquette Will Play Toronto This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

Starvox Entertainment announced today it has signed David Arquette (Scream, Friends) to play the title role in an original adaptation of Sherlock Holmes inspired by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic tales by the late Canadian playwright, Greg Kramer. Sherlock Holmes premiered in Montreal in 2013 in a sold-out, critically acclaimed production at The Segal Centre directed by Andrew Shaver, who will remount the show for a North American tour, playing Toronto's Ed Mirvish Theatre from October 27 to November 8, 2015. (more...)

David Lean's Epic Romance DOCTOR ZHIVAGO to Be Re-Released for 50th AnniversaryDavid Lean's Epic Romance DOCTOR ZHIVAGO to Be Re-Released for 50th Anniversary
by TV News Desk - Aug 11, 2015

The British Film Institute will re-release David Lean's epic romance “Doctor Zhivago,” starring  Omar Sharif and Julie Christie, in honor of the film's 50th anniversary. (more...)

VIDEO: BEAUTIFUL's Chilina Kennedy Previews Tonight's Free Central Park ConcertVIDEO: BEAUTIFUL's Chilina Kennedy Previews Tonight's Free Central Park Concert
by TV News Desk - Aug 3, 2015

Broadway star Chilina Kennedy stopped by News 4 New York over the weekend to talk about her role in the musical, BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL. (more...)

Bo Roddie, Mandi Masden & More to Lead BLUEPRINTS TO FREEDOM at La Jolla, KC RepBo Roddie, Mandi Masden & More to Lead BLUEPRINTS TO FREEDOM at La Jolla, KC Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

La Jolla Playhouse and Kansas City Repertory Theatre announce the cast and creative team for its world-premiere production of Blueprints to Freedom: An Ode to Bayard Rustin, by Michael Benjamin Washington, directed by Lucie Tiberghien (Blood and Gifts). (more...)

Betsy Wolfe & Matt Bittner to Lead World Premiere of New Robert Lopez & Kristen Anderson-Lopez Musical UP HERE at La Jolla Playhouse, Opening Tonight!Betsy Wolfe & Matt Bittner to Lead World Premiere of New Robert Lopez & Kristen Anderson-Lopez Musical UP HERE at La Jolla Playhouse, Opening Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

La Jolla Playhouse opens its world premiere of Up Here, a new musical comedy featuring book, music and lyrics by the husband-and-wife composing team of Robert Lopez (The Book of Mormon, Avenue Q) and Kristen Anderson-Lopez (In Transit), recipients of the 2014 Academy Award for Best Original Song for their hit song, 'Let It Go,' from the Disney animated film Frozen. Up Here is directed by Tony Award nominee Alex Timbers (Broadway's Rocky, Off-Broadway's Here Lies Love, Playhouse's Peter and the Starcatcher) and will run July 28 - September 6 in the Playhouse's Mandell Weiss Theatre. Up Here is being presented by special arrangement with Scott Sanders Theatrical Productions, along with Victor Alvarez, Warner/Chappell Music, Sally Horchow International Productions, Caiola Productions, Dominion Pictures. (more...)

THE WHO'S TOMMY and 'PINOCCHIO' Set for the Greenwich Theatre This AugustTHE WHO'S TOMMY and 'PINOCCHIO' Set for the Greenwich Theatre This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2015

A go-getting young producer of new musical theatre is filling the normally quiet month of August at Greenwich Theatre with two full-length musicals to appeal to a wide range of audience -- The Who's Tommy and The Adventures of Pinocchio. (more...)

Tickets to JERSEY BOYS at Fisher Theatre on Sale 7/26Tickets to JERSEY BOYS at Fisher Theatre on Sale 7/26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2015

Tickets will go on sale Sunday, July 26 for the return engagement of the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning hit musical JERSEY BOYS, the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, playing Detroit's Fisher Theatre, November 17 - December 6. Tickets will be available for purchase at all Ticketmaster locations, by phone at 1-800-982-2787, online at www.broadwayindetroit.com or www.ticketmaster.com, and at the Fisher Theatre box office starting at 10:00 AM on Monday, July 27. (more...)

Blockhead Productions Presents THE WHO'S TOMMYBlockhead Productions Presents THE WHO'S TOMMY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2015

Blockhead productions presents THE WHO'S TOMMY, July 24-25 at PARSONS VETERAN'S MEMORIAL AUDITORIUM, 70 West River St Milford, CT 06460. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE WHO'S TOMMY Takes the Stage at Prince William Little TheatreBWW Reviews: THE WHO'S TOMMY Takes the Stage at Prince William Little Theatre
by Jeffrey Walker - Jul 16, 2015

The iconic rock opera is back onstage and Prince William Little Theatre has got it. A challenging show for even a professional company, this community theatre tackles Pete Townshend's landmark piece with gusto and innovative staging by director Melissa Jo York-Tilley and co-choreographers Melanie Marie Gibson and Ahmad Maaty. Boasting some strong performances of the classic rock score, the production gets an “E” for effort. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Ashley Birchall and Carly Burns in THE WHO'S TOMMYPhoto Flash: First Look at Ashley Birchall and Carly Burns in THE WHO'S TOMMY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2015

Almost 20 years after it was last seen in London, The Who's Tommy will play a limited run at Greenwich Theatre this Summer from Wednesday 29 July to Sunday 23 August, marking the 40th Anniversary of the original film and the 50th Anniversary of The Who. (more...)

Tickets to JERSEY BOYS at Fox Theatre on Sale 8/9Tickets to JERSEY BOYS at Fox Theatre on Sale 8/9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2015

Dates have been announced for the Atlanta return engagement of the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning hit musical JERSEY BOYS, the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. The musical will make its much-anticipated return to Atlanta to play the Fox Theatre October 6-11 as part of the 2015/2016 Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta Series! (more...)

Warner Bros to Re-Release THE IRON GIANT in Theaters This FallWarner Bros to Re-Release THE IRON GIANT in Theaters This Fall
by Movies News Desk - Jul 8, 2015

Warner Bros. Pictures and Fathom Events are proud to announce that the animated action adventure “The Iron Giant” will be re-released in theaters for a limited engagement this fall. (more...)

Photo Coverage: JERSEY BOYS Celebrates 4000 Performances on Broadway!Photo Coverage: JERSEY BOYS Celebrates 4000 Performances on Broadway!
by Jennifer Broski - Jul 2, 2015

JERSEY BOYS opened on Broadway to critical acclaim on November 6, 2005 at the August WilsonTheatre and as of this week, has played over 4000 performances on Broadway! The show has been seen by over 20 million people worldwide and is currently playing in New York; Las Vegas; London; in cities across the U.S. on a National Tour and The Netherlands. (more...)

UK & Ireland Tour of JERSEY BOYS Announces New Cast MembersUK & Ireland Tour of JERSEY BOYS Announces New Cast Members
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

From Tuesday 18 August 2015, Matt Corner will play the role of Frankie Valli in the ongoing UK and Ireland tour of Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical JERSEY BOYS. Matt previously played the role at certain performances.  (more...)

BWW Interviews: Rebecca Taichman's Ever-Evolving Relationship with TWELFTH NIGHTBWW Interviews: Rebecca Taichman's Ever-Evolving Relationship with TWELFTH NIGHT
by Ellen Dostal - Jun 28, 2015

When the subject is Shakespeare's bittersweet comedy TWELFTH NIGHT, the metaphors and analogies come easily to director Rebecca Taichman, who uses words like 'epic,' 'complex,' 'Mozartian' and 'perfect.' 'It's truly bottomless,' she says. 'I thought I knew everything about the play, and I just keep unpeeling layers.' (more...)

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