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Jake Gyllenhaal, Emily Blunt, Kevin Spacey & More Set for COLBERT's Second WeekJake Gyllenhaal, Emily Blunt, Kevin Spacey & More Set for COLBERT's Second Week
by TV News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

Emily Blunt, Jake Gyllenhaal and more are among the guests set for the second week of LATE NIGHT WITH STEPHEN COLBERT. (more...)

CBS Teams with Stumptown Coffee for LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT PromotionCBS Teams with Stumptown Coffee for LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT Promotion
by TV News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

CBS and Stumptown Coffee Roasters are brewing a refreshing promotion for the launch of THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT: free customized, limited-edition bottles of "Col'Brew" Cold Brew Coffee. (more...)

BWW Feature: Top Three Musical Roles Jake Gyllenhaal Should Play on Broadway- BWW Readers Weigh In!BWW Feature: Top Three Musical Roles Jake Gyllenhaal Should Play on Broadway- BWW Readers Weigh In!
by Sally Henry - Aug 27, 2015

Though most of us think of Gyllenhaal as the kid from the 1999 film OCTOBER SKY who grew up to receive an Oscar nomination for BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN and has of late sported a rockin' beard, many people may not know that he has also graced both the London and Broadway stages. With these credits under his belt, might a Broadway musical be Gyllenhaal's next venture? (more...)

SOPHIE TUCKER IN PERSON Set for Don't Tell Mama's This FallSOPHIE TUCKER IN PERSON Set for Don't Tell Mama's This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

Cheryl Ann Allen brings to life the music, humor and drama of one of the greatest stars in show business 'Sophie Tucker' in Sophie Tucker in Person written and directed by Ian Finkel. From the Vaudeville era to the Ed Sullivan Show, the audience will be dazzled and enthralled seeing Ms. Tucker brought back to the stage through her great music and anecdotes of her life.  Ms. Tucker is accompanied by her pianist and confidant Mr. Ted Shapiro.   During her performance, the audience will be transported to an era of entertainment where great songs and humor will leave them with laughs, tears and warm memories. Sophie Tucker in Person will play at Don't Tell Mama's (343 West 46th Street), on Tuesday, September 29 and Tuesday, October 27 at 6:30PM. Tickets are $18 (plus a two drink minimum). For information and reservations please visit www.donttellmamanyc.com. (more...)

Elijah Jamal Quintet Set for The Iridium, 9/4; Rain Pryor Moved to 10/10Elijah Jamal Quintet Set for The Iridium, 9/4; Rain Pryor Moved to 10/10
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

Just announced! The NYC debut of ELIJAH JAMAL QUINTET and Guests performing on Friday, September 4!  The quintet is led by saxophonist and composer Elijah Jamal Balbed, a Washington DC native named 'Best Tenor Saxophonist' and 'Best New Jazz Musician' by the Washington City Paper.  (more...)

Marilyn Maye Returning to The Art House in Provincetown Next WeekMarilyn Maye Returning to The Art House in Provincetown Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

Dubbed "The greatest white female singer in the world" by none other than Ella Fitzgerald, star vocalist Marilyn Maye took Provincetown audiences by storm in her highly anticipated debut at The Art House four summers ago, and again each year since. She returns to The Art House by popular demand this summer on August 25, 26, 27, 28, 29 at 7:00 PM featuring Billy Stritch on the piano, Steve Doyle on bass and Daniel Glass on drums. For Tickets visit www.ptownarthouse.com or call 800-838-3006. (more...)

Music Legend Tony Bennett and Jazz Pianist Bill Charlap Record The Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome KernMusic Legend Tony Bennett and Jazz Pianist Bill Charlap Record The Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Kern
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

Columbia Records is proud to announce the release ofThe Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Kern, a new album from American musical legend Tony Bennett and acclaimed jazz pianist Bill Charlap, arriving Friday, September 25, 2015. (more...)

Joe Delia & Thieves to Perform at Bay Street Theater, 9/18Joe Delia & Thieves to Perform at Bay Street Theater, 9/18
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

Bay Street Theater and Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce JOE DELIA & THIEVES will be live in concert on Friday, September 18 at 8 pm. (more...)

VIDEO: Stephen Colbert & Howard Stern Rock Out to Rolling Stones KaraokeVIDEO: Stephen Colbert & Howard Stern Rock Out to Rolling Stones Karaoke
by TV News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

Stephen Colbert stopped by the Stern Show this week, ahead of his late night TV debut of CBS's LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBER, and cut loose with Howard in honor of his old cover band, A Shot In The Dark. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at ATP's FOREVER PLAIDPhoto Flash: First Look at ATP's FOREVER PLAID
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

Forever Plaid runs through August 29 at the Ground Floor Theatre (979 Springdale Road). Tickets are $25-$40 with special group rates available for parties of ten or more. For specific dates, show times, and ticket purchase, visit www.austintheatreproject.org. (more...)

THIRTEEN's American Masters to Feature Legendary African American Tennis Pioneer Althea GibsonTHIRTEEN's American Masters to Feature Legendary African American Tennis Pioneer Althea Gibson
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

People often cite Arthur Ashe as the first African American to win Wimbledon (1975). He was indeed the first African American male to win the men's singles title, but it was, in fact, Althea Gibson, who was the first African American to cross the color lineplaying and winning at Wimbledon (1957 and 1958) and at the U.S. Nationals (1957 and 1958 precursor of the U.S. Open). (more...)

BWW Review: FOREVER PLAID is a Joyous Blast From the PastBWW Review: FOREVER PLAID is a Joyous Blast From the Past
by Frank Benge - Aug 17, 2015

FOREVER PLAID, a musical revue written by Stuart Ross in 1990 has been performed internationally. The show is about those close-harmony groups like The Four Aces and The Four Freshmen that were popular during the 50s. These groups personified the clean-cut genre. The Plaids are a quartet of high-school friends with dreams of recording an album who come to their untimely end in a collision with a bus filled with Catholic schoolgirls on their way to see the Beatles' American debut on The Ed Sullivan Show. The Plaids have been given a final chance from the afterlife for musical glory. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 8/15-8/16/2015Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 8/15-8/16/2015
by - Aug 16, 2015

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, August 16, 2015 - Sunday, August 16, 2015. (more...)

Up on the Marquee: THE LATE SHOW with Stephen Colbert Moves Into the Ed Sullivan TheaterUp on the Marquee: THE LATE SHOW with Stephen Colbert Moves Into the Ed Sullivan Theater
by Walter McBride - Aug 16, 2015

THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT will premiere on Tuesday, Sept. 8(11:35 PM-12:37 AM, ET/PT). The show will be broadcast from the historic Ed Sullivan Theater in New York City. The new marquee is up now, and BroadwayWorld brings you a first look below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Evan Ruggiero Previews THE ONE-LEGGED SONG AND DANCE MAN at 54 BelowPhoto Coverage: Evan Ruggiero Previews THE ONE-LEGGED SONG AND DANCE MAN at 54 Below
by Walter McBride - Aug 11, 2015

"The One Legged Song and Dance Man is Back! After a sold out show back in February, Evan Ruggiero will return to 54 Below on August 14. Joining him for this night of music will be Broadway Veteran Jackie Burns (If/Then, Wicked, Hair), Olivia Polci (Foolerie, 54 Below Solo Show, Bergen PAC Soloist), and Kyle Wilder (Black Out w/ Savion Glover, New Jersey Tap Ensemble, JUBA Masters of Tap and Percussive Dance). Evan's band feature's long standing members Ray Carega, Justin Garcia, and Brendan Daily, and introducing Will Dougherty, Joe Gullace, Frank Scillieri, and Rich Cush. Not only will Evan sing his favorite rock and musical theatre songs, but he will be debuting some of his own songs from his new original musical he has been working on called "My Champagne Year." (more...)

Jeb Bush to Appear on First Night of LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERTJeb Bush to Appear on First Night of LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT
by TV News Desk - Aug 11, 2015

GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush will join previously announced guest  George Clooney on the first show. (more...)

Stephen Colbert Reveals First LATE SHOW Musical Guest & More!Stephen Colbert Reveals First LATE SHOW Musical Guest & More!
by TV News Desk - Aug 11, 2015

At Monday's Television Critics Association summer press tour, new LATE SHOW host Stephen Colbert revealed that Kendrick Lamar would be his first musical guest. (more...)

Alice Ripley, THE BROADWAY PRINCESS PARTY & More Set for 54 Below This WeekAlice Ripley, THE BROADWAY PRINCESS PARTY & More Set for 54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2015

This week at 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for August 10-16, Featuring Alice Ripley, Evan Ruggiero, and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for August 10-16, Featuring Alice Ripley, Evan Ruggiero, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Aug 9, 2015

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Natalie Douglas in 'Hello Dolly...The Music of Dolly Parton;' Turn the Beat Around: 54 Below Celebrates Studio 54; Alice Ripley: All Sondheim; Evan Ruggiero, The One-Legged Song and Dance Man; and The Broadway Pricess Party Featuring Laura Osnes. (more...)

VIDEO: Stephen Colbert Attempts Eye-Popping Promo for LATE SHOWVIDEO: Stephen Colbert Attempts Eye-Popping Promo for LATE SHOW
by TV News Desk - Aug 7, 2015

THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT will premiere on Tuesday, Sept. 8 (11:35 PM-12:37 AM, ET/PT), and its host has just released a new, supposedly eye-popping promo for the show. Check it out below! (more...)

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