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POST TRAUMATIC SUPER DELIGHTFUL to Play FRIGID New York, Beginning 2/18POST TRAUMATIC SUPER DELIGHTFUL to Play FRIGID New York, Beginning 2/18
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

Can there be laughter in the healing process after sexual assault? That's the question Antonia Lassar, the playwright/performer behind 2013 FRIGID Festival Favorite God Box and the 2014 hit FRIGID show Tina and Amy, is asking in her new solo show Post Traumatic Super Delightful. (more...)

Showtime to Present World Premiere of Two Close Up Documentaries at 2015 Sundance Film FestivalShowtime to Present World Premiere of Two Close Up Documentaries at 2015 Sundance Film Festival
by TV News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

Continuing to deliver powerful and riveting documentary programming, SHOWTIME will debut the world premieres of two highly-anticipated films at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. (more...)

Matt Bomer Thanks Larry Kramer for 'Your Anger and Your Passion'; Full SpeechMatt Bomer Thanks Larry Kramer for 'Your Anger and Your Passion'; Full Speech
by TV News Desk - Jan 12, 2015

Matt Bomer has won the Golden Globe for Best Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Series, Mini-Series, or Television Film for THE NORMAL HEART (more...)

Beyond the Page Theatre Company to Hold Reading for Dustin Lance Black's '8'Beyond the Page Theatre Company to Hold Reading for Dustin Lance Black's '8'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2015

Beyond The Page Theatre Company at West Potomac High School, with license from the American Foundation for Equal Rights (AFER) and Broadway Impact, is proud to announce a 4 performance only reading of "8," a play chronicling the historic trial in the federal constitutional challenge to California's Proposition 8, written by Academy Award-winning screenwriter and AFER Founding Board Member Dustin Lance Black. (more...)

Matt Bomer to Lead Montgomery Clift Biopic for HBOMatt Bomer to Lead Montgomery Clift Biopic for HBO
by TV News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

According to Deadline, Matt Boomer has signed on to lead HBO's upcoming biopic following legendary Hollywood star Montgomery Clift. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 12/23/14 - ROBIN HOOD in Toronto, MOZART IN THE JUNGLE and More!WAKE UP with BWW 12/23/14 - ROBIN HOOD in Toronto, MOZART IN THE JUNGLE and More!
by Jessica Showers - Dec 23, 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: THE HEART OF ROBIN HOOD starts up in Toronto, MOZART IN THE JUNGLE comes to Amazon and more! (more...)

Guess Who's Back! Gavin Creel Will Return to Broadway in THE BOOK OF MORMONGuess Who's Back! Gavin Creel Will Return to Broadway in THE BOOK OF MORMON
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2014

Gavin Creel, 2014 Best Actor in a Musical Olivier Award-winner for his performance as Elder Price in the London production of The Book of Mormon, will join the Broadway company as Elder Price on Tuesday, January 6. Creel also created the role of Elder Price on the US First National Tour. Nic Rouleau, the current Elder Price on Broadway, will play his final performance on Sunday, January 4, before joining the London company of The Book of Mormon, where he begins performances as Elder Price on Monday, February 2. (more...)

Barter Theatre to Host Reading of Dustin Lance Black's 8, 10/22Barter Theatre to Host Reading of Dustin Lance Black's 8, 10/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

Barter Theatre will host a one-night-only reading of '8' on October 22 at 7:15 pm at The Tent on Barter Square. '8' is a play chronicling the historic trial in the federal constitutional challenge to California's Proposition 8, an attempt to ban same-sex marriage, and is written by Academy Award-winning screenwriter and American Foundation of Equal Rights (AFER) Founding Board Member Dustin Lance Black. (more...)

Cheyenne Jackson, SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE & More Set for Fox Cities P.A.C. in NovemberCheyenne Jackson, SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE & More Set for Fox Cities P.A.C. in November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

Music fills the November calendar at the ?Fox Cities Performing Arts Center. The line-up includes toe-tapping classics in Smokey Joe's Cafe , Disney's Fantasia featuring the Fox Valley Symphony Orchestra, a cabaret with Cheyenne Jackson, getting into the holiday spirit with The Brian Setzer Orchestra Christmas Rocks Extravaganza! and legendary jazz guitarist Buddy Guy. See below for descriptions, dates and show prices. (more...)

Disney, Jujamcyn, Nederlander and Shubert Organizations Support I AM HARVEY MILKDisney, Jujamcyn, Nederlander and Shubert Organizations Support I AM HARVEY MILK
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Producers Bruce Cohen, Robb Nanus, Jessica Leventhal, Bruce Robert Harris and Jack W. Batman announced today that Disney Theatrical, Jujamcyn Theaters, The Nederlander Organization and The Shubert Organization four of Broadway's leading organizations, have come together by contributing matching donations in support of Tony and Grammy Award nominee Andrew Lippa's new oratorio, I Am Harvey Milk, which will have its New York premiere on Monday, October 6 at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall. (more...)

Matt Bomer to Join Russell Crowe & Ryan Gosling in THE NICE GUYSMatt Bomer to Join Russell Crowe & Ryan Gosling in THE NICE GUYS
by Movies News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

According to Deadline, Emmy nominee Matt Bomer has signed on to join Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling in Shane Black's upcoming drama THE NICE GUYS. (more...)

In the Spotlight Series: UPRISING OF LOVEIn the Spotlight Series: UPRISING OF LOVE
by Walter McBride - Sep 17, 2014

Executive Producers Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Godspell, Pippin) and Bruce Cohen (American Beauty, Milk, Silver Linings Playbook) just presented an all-star lineup for Uprising of Love: A Benefit Concert for Global Equality on September 15th at Broadway's Gershwin Theatre. Below, BroadwayWorld rings you photos of the participants in the BroadwayWorld.com series 'In The Spotlight' by acclaimed photographer Walter McBride! (more...)

Julianne Moore, Dustin Lance Black & More Join I AM HARVEY MILK Honorary CommitteeJulianne Moore, Dustin Lance Black & More Join I AM HARVEY MILK Honorary Committee
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Producers Bruce Cohen, Robb Nanus, Jessica Leventhal, Bruce Robert Harris and Jack W. Batman announced today that a group of political, cultural, and human rights leaders have come together to form an “Honorary Committee” in support of Tony and Grammy Award nominee Andrew Lippa's new oratorio, I Am Harvey Milk, which will have its New York premiere on Monday, October 6 at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall. (more...)

BWW TV: Inside Broadway's Star-Studded UPRISING OF LOVE Benefit with Sting, Jane Lynch, Stephen Schwartz & More!BWW TV: Inside Broadway's Star-Studded UPRISING OF LOVE Benefit with Sting, Jane Lynch, Stephen Schwartz & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 16, 2014

Executive Producers Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Godspell, Pippin) and Bruce Cohen (American Beauty, Milk, Silver Linings Playbook) just presented an all-star lineup for Uprising of Love: A Benefit Concert for Global Equality night, September 15th at Broadway's Gershwin Theatre. BroadwayWorld was on the scene for the special event, catching up with performers including Sting, Lena Hall, Stephanie J. Block, and the evening's host, Jane Lynch! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Backstage at UPRISING OF LOVE: A Benefit Concert For Global EqualityPhoto Coverage: Backstage at UPRISING OF LOVE: A Benefit Concert For Global Equality
by Walter McBride - Sep 16, 2014

Executive Producers Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Godspell, Pippin) and Bruce Cohen (American Beauty, Milk, Silver Linings Playbook) just presented an all-star lineup for Uprising of Love: A Benefit Concert for Global Equality night, September 15th at Broadway's Gershwin Theatre (222 West 51st Street). BroadwayWorld was there for the special event and you can check out photos from backtage below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway Sings for Global Equality - Inside UPRISING OF LOVE with Sting, LuPone, Porter & More!Photo Coverage: Broadway Sings for Global Equality - Inside UPRISING OF LOVE with Sting, LuPone, Porter & More!
by Walter McBride - Sep 16, 2014

Executive Producers Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Godspell, Pippin) and Bruce Cohen (American Beauty, Milk, Silver Linings Playbook) just presented an all-star lineup for Uprising of Love: A Benefit Concert for Global Equality night, September 15th at Broadway's Gershwin Theatre (222 West 51st Street). BroadwayWorld was there for the special event and you can check out photos from the curtain call below! (more...)

Patti LuPone, Billy Porter, Cast of WICKED and More Set for Tonight's UPRISING OF LOVE BenefitPatti LuPone, Billy Porter, Cast of WICKED and More Set for Tonight's UPRISING OF LOVE Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Executive Producers Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Godspell, Pippin) and Bruce Cohen (American Beauty, Milk, Silver Linings Playbook) welcome an all-star lineup for Uprising of Love: A Benefit Concert for Global Equality tonight, September 15th at Broadway's Gershwin Theatre (222 West 51st Street). (more...)

InDepth InterView: Bruce Cohen On UPRISING OF LOVE Charity Event, PUSHING DAISIES: THE MUSICAL, Upcoming Projects & MoreInDepth InterView: Bruce Cohen On UPRISING OF LOVE Charity Event, PUSHING DAISIES: THE MUSICAL, Upcoming Projects & More
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 15, 2014

Today we are talking to an Academy Award-winning producer all about his sensational career trajectory thus far as we look ahead to next week's LGBT awareness-raising charity event UPRISING OF LOVE, the talented Bruce Cohen. Discussing his friendship with noted composer and UPRISING OF LOVE co-producer Stephen Schwartz, Cohen details what audiences can expect from the star-studded evening of information and entertainment, scripted by none other than Cohen's Oscar-winning MILK collaborator Dustin Lance Black. Furthermore, Cohen outlines how he first became involved with the UPRISING OF LOVE movement at the 2014 Sochi Olympics. Additionally, Cohen shares his enthusiasm for the impressive slate of performers scheduled to take the stage of the Gershwin Theater, home of WICKED, for the one-night-only experience - including recording icon Sting, Broadway legend Patti LuPone, recent Tony Award winner Billy Porter, plus the casts of WICKED, I AM HARVEY MILK and more. Plus, Cohen also teases preliminary prospective plans to pursue a stage iteration of TV cult hit PUSHING DAISIES with creator Bryan Fuller, shares memories of working with Steven Spielberg on a number of projects, as well as reflects on producing last season's BIG FISH on Broadway, as well as comments on his Oscar-winning work on AMERICAN BEAUTY, SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK, upcoming projects and much more! (more...)

Stephanie J. Block to Perform with Cast of Broadway's WICKED at UPRISING OF LOVE Benefit; Lena Hall, Kathy Najimy & More to PresentStephanie J. Block to Perform with Cast of Broadway's WICKED at UPRISING OF LOVE Benefit; Lena Hall, Kathy Najimy & More to Present
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Executive Producers Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Godspell, Pippin) and Bruce Cohen (American Beauty, Milk, Silver Linings Playbook) have announced the full list of presenters set to join the all-star lineup for Uprising of Love: A Benefit Concert for Global Equality on Monday, September 15th at Broadway's Gershwin Theatre (222 West 51st Street). (more...)

InDepth InterView: Jane Lynch On UPRISING OF LOVE Charity Event, GLEE Final Season, ANNIE On Broadway, HOLLYWOOD GAME NIGHT Emmy Win, Upcoming Projects & MoreInDepth InterView: Jane Lynch On UPRISING OF LOVE Charity Event, GLEE Final Season, ANNIE On Broadway, HOLLYWOOD GAME NIGHT Emmy Win, Upcoming Projects & More
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 12, 2014

Today we are talking to a two-time Emmy Award-winning stage and screen star who counts a modern-day TV icon among her most memorable roles, none other than nefarious and outrageous Sue Sylvester on FOX's hit musical dramedy series GLEE, the versatile Jane Lynch. Shedding light on her hosting duties for the upcoming GLBT equality charity event UPRISING OF LOVE, set to star Sting, Billy Porter and Patti LuPone, Lynch opens up about the importance of the cause and why she was drawn to participating in the show next week. Additionally, Lynch shares stories from her early theatre days - including performing in an amateur production of UPRISING OF LOVE co-producer Stephen Schwartz's own musical GODSPELL. Plus, Lynch recounts her experiences performing material from beloved family-friendly musical ANNIE on GLEE - with the world premiere of "Little Girls" having been hosted right here on BroadwayWorld - as well as her reflections on starring as Miss Hannigan in the most recent Broadway revival of the popular show. Of course, Lynch shares a brief but tantalizing preview of what viewers and gleeks alike can expect from the final season of GLEE, now back where it all began at McKinley High in Lima, Ohio. All of that, new information on her upcoming onscreen reunion with GLEE co-star Matthew Morrison and much, much more! (more...)

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