Edward Walson News

BULLETS OVER BROADWAY Announces Rush Policy for Preview Performances
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

Producers Letty Aronson and Julian Schlossberg today announced a General Rush policy for preview performances of BULLETS OVER BROADWAY. For each preview, a limited number of orchestra Rush tickets will be available each morning when the box office opens at 10 AM. Rush tickets will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis for $37 each, with a limit of two tickets per person. (more...)

BULLETS OVER BROADWAY Begins Performances Tonight at the St. James Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

The world premiere production of Bullets Over Broadway, written by Woody Allen and based on the screenplay by Allen and Douglas McGrath for the 1994 film, is directed and choreographed by five-time Tony Award winner Susan Stroman on Broadway. BULLETS OVER BROADWAY will begin preview performances tonight, March 11 and officially open Thursday, April 10, 2014 at The St. James Theatre. (more...)

Broadway Records Releases BIG FISH Cast Recording Digitally Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 07, 2014

Broadway Records will release the original Broadway cast recording of the new musical BIG FISH digitally today, February 7, 2014 and everywhere music is sold on Tuesday, February 11, 2014. The album will be produced by Andrew Lippa and Michael Croiter. Sign up to pre-order at http://amzn.com/B00H3UKZ6E. BIG FISH began performances on Thursday, September 5, 2013, officially opened on Sunday, October 6, 2013 and played its final performance on Sunday, December 29, 2013 at Broadway's Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52nd Street). (more...)

Marin Mazzie to Open NHL Stadium Series at Yankee's Stadium with National Anthem, 1/26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

Three time Tony Award nominated Broadway favorite Marin Mazzie (Passion; Ragtime; Kiss Me, Kate), who will star as "Helen Sinclair" in the world premiere production of the new musical comedy BULLETS OVER BROADWAY this spring, will sing the National Anthem at Yankee Stadium this Sunday, January 26th to open the 2014 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series in New York, the National Hockey League announced today. (more...)

CINDERELLA's Carly Rae Jepsen Set to Visit GMA on 1/20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2014

On Monday, January 20, multi-platinum pop sensation Carly Rae Jepsen will visit ABC's Good Morning America to talk about stepping into the famed glass slippers as she prepares to make her Broadway debut in the title role of CINDERELLA on Broadway. As part of the segment, Ms. Jepsen will give GMA an exclusive behind the scenes look at CINDERELLA, about to begin its 2nd year at the Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway). Jepsen will make her Broadway debut on February 4 along side film and television star Fran Drescher, who begins that date in the role of Cinderella's wicked stepmother Madame. (more...)

Karen Ziemba Joins BULLETS OVER BROADWAY as 'Eden Brent'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 09, 2014

Producers Letty Aronson and Julian Schlossberg have just announced that Tony AwardŽ winner Karen Ziemba (Contact, Curtains, Steel Pier) will play the role of "Eden Brent" in the world premiere production of the brand new musical comedy BULLETS OVER BROADWAY, with Preston Truman Boyd, Bryn Dowling, Kelcy Griffin, Dan Horn, Synthia Link and Kevin Worley rounding out the complete Broadway cast of 29. (more...)

CINDERELLA to Launch National Tour in 2014; Chicago Run Begins December 16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 09, 2014

Broadway In Chicago just announced that RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA, the 2013 Tony AwardŽ-winning Broadway musical from the creators of South Pacific and The Sound of Music, will play the Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W Randolph) for a limited engagement from December 16, 2014 through January 4, 2015. (more...)

Breaking News: Pop Star Carly Rae Jepsen to Replace Laura Osnes in Broadway's CINDERELLA
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 29, 2013

Producers have tapped 'Call Me Maybe' singer Carly Rae Jepsen to replace Tony nominee Laura Osnes in Rodgers & Hammerstein's CINDERELLA, currently playing on Broadway. Jepsen will step into the role on Feb. 4 for a limited 12-week run. (more...)

BIG FISH Enters Final Three Weeks of Performances on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2013

Broadway's new musical BIG FISH will play its final performance on Sunday, December 29, 2013. This is your last chance to see two-time Tony Award winner Norbert Leo Butz (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Catch Me If You Can), Tony Award nominee Kate Baldwin (Giant, Finian's Rainbow) and Bobby Steggert (Giant, Ragtime) onstage at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52nd Street). (more...)

Fran Drescher to Make Broadway Debut as 'Madame' in CINDERELLA in February; Harriet Harris to Depart on 2/3
by BWW News Desk - Dec 09, 2013

The producers of Cinderella announced today that television and film star Fran Drescher will make her Broadway debut as Cinderella's stepmother Madame, beginning performances on February 4th for a 10-week run through April 13 at the Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway). Ms. Drescher takes over the role created by Harriet Harris, who concludes her acclaimed year-long run in the musical to return to her home in California. (more...)

Breaking News: Marin Mazzie to Play 'Helen Sinclair' in BULLETS OVER BROADWAY; Opens 4/10 at St. James Theatre
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 05, 2013

Producers Letty Aronson and Julian Schlossberg just announced that three time Tony AwardŽ nominee Marin Mazzie (Passion; Ragtime; Kiss Me, Kate) will play the role of 'Helen Sinclair' in the world premiere production of the brand new musical comedy BULLETS OVER BROADWAY. (more...)

Broadway Records to Release BIG FISH Cast Recording in Feb. 2014
by BWW News Desk - Dec 05, 2013

Broadway Records will release the original Broadway cast recording of the new musical BIG FISH digitally on Friday, February 7, 2014 and everywhere music is sold on Tuesday, February 11, 2014. The album will be produced by Andrew Lippa and Michael Croiter. Sign up to pre-order at http://amzn.com/B00H3UKZ6E. BIG FISH began performances on Thursday, September 5, 2013, officially opened on Sunday, October 6, 2013 and will play its final performance on Sunday, December 29, 2013 at Broadway's Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52nd Street). (more...)

BULLETS OVER BROADWAY Box Office Open for Limited Time this Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2013

Be among the first to get tickets in person at the box office by visiting The St. James Theatre (246 West 44th Street) in the heart of Times Square when it opens for a limited time only from today, Monday, November 18 through this Saturday, November 23. (more...)

Nick Cordero & More Join BULLETS OVER BROADWAY Cast; Box Office to Open for Limited Time Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2013

Producers Letty Aronson and Julian Schlossberg have announced a special, limited time box office opening and additional casting for the world premiere production of BULLETS OVER BROADWAY. The new musical, written by Woody Allen and based on the screenplay by Allen and Douglas McGrath for the 1994 film, will be directed and choreographed by five-time Tony Award winner Susan Stroman. (more...)

CINDERELLA and KINKY BOOTS Performances to Benefit Actors Fund
by Arielle Ozery - Sep 11, 2013

The Actors Fund have been hosting special performances that have been 'thrilling audiences for more than 80 years with an electric energy unlike any other night of theatre'. According to The Fund, what makes a special performance so special is that the Broadway companies happily give their time, talent, and an extra performance to benefit The Actors Fund. (more...)

BIG FISH Announces Student Rush Policy
by BWW News Desk - Sep 05, 2013

Directed by five-time Tony Award winner Susan Stroman, with music and lyrics by Grammy and Tony Award nominee Andrew Lippa, and a book by Grammy and BAFTA Award nominee John August, BIG FISH begins performances on Broadway tonight, Thursday, September 5, 2013 and will open Sunday, October 6, 2013 at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52nd Street). A limited number of student rush tickets will be available when the box office opens (10am Monday through Saturday) for that day's performance(s). Tickets are $27 (inclusive of a $2 facility fee) and are only available in person at the Neil Simon box office. You must present a valid student ID. Limit two tickets per person. (more...)

Anderson Cooper to Host Elton John AIDS Foundation's 12th Annual An Enduring Vision Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 04, 2013

On Tuesday, October 15, 2013, the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) will present its 12th annual An Enduring Vision benefit at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.The Foundation welcomes back award-winning CNN anchor Anderson Cooper, who will host the event for a seventh consecutive year. (more...)

Tickets Go On Sale for BULLETS OVER BROADWAY on 8/31
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2013

Producers Letty Aronson and Julian Schlossberg just announced that tickets for the world premiere production of BULLETS OVER BROADWAY, the new musical written byWoody Allen based on the screenplay by Allen and Douglas McGrath of the 1994 film, and directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Susan Stroman, will go on sale thisSaturday, August 31, 2013. (more...)

Rebecca Luker to Replace Victoria Clark in CINDERELLA September 6 thru January 19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2013

The producers of RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA have announced that three-time Tony Award nominee Rebecca Luker will join the cast on Broadway as Cinderella's Fairy Godmother, Marie, starting September 6 through January 19, 2014. Ms. Luker takes over the role from Victoria Clark, who will leave CINDERELLA temporarily for a new project (to be announced), returning to the musical on January 21. (more...)

BIG FISH Celebrates Box Office Opening with Mr. Softee at Neil Simon Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 08, 2013

Directed by five-time Tony Award winner Susan Stroman (Contact, The Producers, The Scottsboro Boys), with music and lyrics by Grammy and Tony Award nominee Andrew Lippa (The Wild Party, The Addams Family), and a book by Grammy and BAFTA Award nominee John August (Frankenweenie, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), BIG FISH begins performances on Thursday, September 5, 2013 and will open Sunday, October 6, 2013 at the Neil Simon Theatre. The Neil Simon Theatre box office (250 West 52 Street) will open today, August 8, and Mr. Softee will be on hand to celebrate, handing out free ice cream outside the theatre from 1pm-4pm in honor of the special day. (more...)

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