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BWW Interview: Richard Thomas Ignites in Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOUBWW Interview: Richard Thomas Ignites in Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU
by Naomi Serviss - Feb 1, 2015

The veteran actor joins the kooky Sycamore family and reunites with James Earl Jones in the play that's made audiences howl since the 1930s . (more...)

Mark Bebbington Set for Central Synagogue's International Concerts Series, 2/4Mark Bebbington Set for Central Synagogue's International Concerts Series, 2/4
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

Mark Bebbington has a knack for finding and bringing to the spotlight either lost or forgotten pieces by important musical personalities - having already premiered (and recorded) the Vaughan Williams Fantasy For Piano and Orchestra, a complete John Ireland CD cycle and the piano music of Mario Castelnuovo-Tadesco. Most recently he opened the American Symphony Orchestra's Carnegie Hall season with Richard Strauss's little-known left-had piano concerto, Parergon. That's in addition to all the expected Rach 2's and Griegs and Schumanns. But his latest discovery should hold particular fascination, especially for Londoners. (more...)

Tovah Feldshuh Comes to Feinstein's at the Nikko This WeekendTovah Feldshuh Comes to Feinstein's at the Nikko This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2014

Acclaimed Broadway, film and television star, Tovah Feldshuh - nominated six times for the Tony and Emmy Awards-brings to San Francisco for the first time, her award winning one-woman show, Tovah: Out of Her Mind! at Feinstein's at the Nikko for two performances only - this weekend, December 13 (7 p.m.) and December 14 (7 p.m.). (more...)

Terry Baum to Star in Crackpot Crones' 'HICK: A LOVE STORY', 1/2-25Terry Baum to Star in Crackpot Crones' 'HICK: A LOVE STORY', 1/2-25
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2014

?The Crackpot Crones, known for their feminist theatrics, and Lilith Theater, a women's theatre company, are bringing Terry Baum's solo play to the Berkeley City Club. HICK: A Love Story had a sold-out and critically acclaimed run at the Eureka Theatre in SF (July 2014), and was nominated for a Theatre Bay Area Award for Best Solo Production. HICK: A Love Story, opens Jan. 2, 2015. HICK is written by Terry Baum with Pat Bond, performed by Terry Baum and directed by Carolyn Myers. It has a limited engagement of 19 performances (four weeks only) Jan. 2 - 25, 2014 -Thurs. and Fri. 8:00 pm /Sat. 2:00 pm and 8:00 pm / and Sun. 5:00 pm. The Berkeley City Club - 2315 Durant St. (Btw'n. Ellsworth & Dana Sts.) in Berkeley, CA 94704. (more...)

Met Guild Salutes Jessye Norman With BRAVA, JESSYE! Luncheon TodayMet Guild Salutes Jessye Norman With BRAVA, JESSYE! Luncheon Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

Today, November 21, the Metropolitan Opera Guild's 80th Annual Luncheon presents 'Brava, Jessye!' to salute the legendary Jessye Norman, who recently wrote about her life in a memoir titled Stand Up Straight and Sing! (more...)

The Laguna Playhouse Welcomes Emmy Award-Winner Ed Asner as 'FDR', Now thru 11/23The Laguna Playhouse Welcomes Emmy Award-Winner Ed Asner as 'FDR', Now thru 11/23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2014

The Laguna Playhouse Executive and Artistic Directors, Karen Wood and Ann E. Wareham are thrilled to present Ed Asner, recipient of seven Emmy Awards ('Mary Tyler Moore Show', 'Lou Grant') and 16 nominations, five Golden Globe Awards, and member of the TV Academy Hall of Fame, starring in the solo performance drama, FDR, based upon Dore Schary's Broadway hit 'Sunrise at Campobello', which ran 70 weeks on Broadway. (more...)

Tovah Feldshuh Coming to Feinstein's at the Nikko, 12/13-14Tovah Feldshuh Coming to Feinstein's at the Nikko, 12/13-14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

Acclaimed Broadway, film and television star, Tovah Feldshuh - nominated six times for the Tony and Emmy Awards-brings to San Francisco for the first time, her award winning one-woman show, Tovah: Out of Her Mind! at Feinstein's at the Nikko for two performances only - December 13 (7 p.m.) and December 14 (7 p.m.). In Tovah: Out Of Her Mind!, Ms. Feldshuh will perform songs from Gershwin to Judy Collins as well as portray a gallery of hilarious characters 8 to 80 from socialite Muffy Brooke Asthma Alsop on Park Avenue to Grandma Ada in the Bronx. Tickets for Tovah Feldshuh range in price from $45-$60 and are available now by calling ?866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketweb.com. (more...)

The Laguna Playhouse presents Emmy Award-winner Ed Asner as 'FDR' 11/19-23The Laguna Playhouse presents Emmy Award-winner Ed Asner as 'FDR' 11/19-23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

The Laguna Playhouse Executive and Artistic Directors, Karen Wood and Ann E. Wareham are thrilled to present Ed Asner, recipient of seven Emmy Awards ('Mary Tyler Moore Show', 'Lou Grant') and 16 nominations, five Golden Globe Awards, and member of the TV Academy Hall of Fame, starring in the solo performance drama, FDR, based upon Dore Schary's Broadway hit 'Sunrise at Campobello', which ran 70 weeks on Broadway. (more...)

Kerry Butler, Alan Campbell and More Star in CLINTON: THE MUSICAL Industry Readings This WeekKerry Butler, Alan Campbell and More Star in CLINTON: THE MUSICAL Industry Readings This Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2014

NYMF and Edinburgh Fringe hit CLINTON: THE MUSICAL is headed for two starry showcases in New York City this month, featuring Kerry Butler as Hillary and Alan Campbell as Bill. The industry presentations will take place today and tomorrow, November 6 and 7, directed by Dan Knechtges (Xanadu, Lysistrata Jones). (more...)

Kerry Butler, Alan Campbell and More to Star in CLINTON: THE MUSICAL Industry Readings Next MonthKerry Butler, Alan Campbell and More to Star in CLINTON: THE MUSICAL Industry Readings Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2014

Deadline reports that NYMF and Edinburgh Fringe hit CLINTON: THE MUSICAL is headed for two starry showcases in New York City next month, featuring Kerry Butler as Hillary and Alan Campbell as Bill. The industry presentations will take place on November 6 and 7, directed by Dan Knechtges (Xanadu, Lysistrata Jones). (more...)

Tony Winner Marian Seldes Passes Away at 86Tony Winner Marian Seldes Passes Away at 86
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

Tony-winner and premier actress of the American stage Marian Seldes, 86, died peacefully at her home today after an extended illness. Her brother Timothy Seldes made the announcement. (more...)

November and December at The National Portrait Gallery Includes Meet the Author, Portrait Story Days, and MoreNovember and December at The National Portrait Gallery Includes Meet the Author, Portrait Story Days, and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

National Portrait Gallery presents its November and December Calendar of Events, Programs and Exhibitions. All events are held at the National Portrait Gallery, located at Eighth and F streets, N.W., Washington, D.C., and are free unless otherwise noted. For information, call (202) 633-1000 or visit npg.si.edu. The National Portrait Gallery is open every day from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., except Dec. 25. (more...)

Review Roundup: YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Opens on Broadway- All the Reviews!Review Roundup: YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Opens on Broadway- All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Sep 28, 2014

Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU opens tonight, September 28, 2014, at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street), after 32 previews. The production is directed by six-time Tony Award-nominee and Drama Desk Award winner Scott Ellis (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Twelve Angry Men, 1776) and will play a 19-week limited engagement. (more...)

Met Guild to Salute Jessye Norman With BRAVA, JESSYE! Luncheon, 11/21Met Guild to Salute Jessye Norman With BRAVA, JESSYE! Luncheon, 11/21
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

On Friday, November 21, the Metropolitan Opera Guild's 80th Annual Luncheon presents "Brava, Jessye!" to salute the legendary Jessye Norman, who recently wrote about her life in a memoir titled Stand Up Straight and Sing! (more...)

Fitness Tip of the Day: Do the Thing You Think You Cannot DoFitness Tip of the Day: Do the Thing You Think You Cannot Do
by Christina Mancuso - Aug 25, 2014

Eleanor Roosevelt said, 'You must do the thing you think you cannot do.' (more...)

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, Aug 23 - Broadway Bids NEWSIES and BULLETS OVER BROADWAY Goodbye, & More!Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, Aug 23 - Broadway Bids NEWSIES and BULLETS OVER BROADWAY Goodbye, & More!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2014

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Barrington Stage Company's ROMANCE IN HARD TIMESPhoto Flash: First Look at Barrington Stage Company's ROMANCE IN HARD TIMES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Julianne Boyd, Artistic Director, and Tristan Wilson, Managing Director, presents the BSC Musical Theatre Lab new workshop production of two-time Tony winner William Finn's acclaimed Romance in Hard Times, featuring a new book by Finn's Spelling Bee collaborator, Tony winner Rachel Sheinkin. Check out a first look at the production below! (more...)

Barrington Stage's ROMANCE IN HARD TIMES Features New Book; Opens TonightBarrington Stage's ROMANCE IN HARD TIMES Features New Book; Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Julianne Boyd, Artistic Director, and Tristan Wilson, Managing Director, presents the BSC Musical Theatre Lab new workshop production of two-time Tony winner William Finn's acclaimed Romance in Hard Times, featuring a new book by Finn's Spelling Bee collaborator, Tony winner Rachel Sheinkin. (more...)

Barrington Stage's ROMANCE IN HARD TIMES to Feature New Book; Opens This WeekBarrington Stage's ROMANCE IN HARD TIMES to Feature New Book; Opens This Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Julianne Boyd, Artistic Director, and Tristan Wilson, Managing Director, presents the BSC Musical Theatre Lab new workshop production of two-time Tony winner William Finn's acclaimed Romance in Hard Times, featuring a new book by Finn's Spelling Bee collaborator, Tony winner Rachel Sheinkin. (more...)

City of Praise Family Ministries Welcomes Gospel Artist Tye TribbettCity of Praise Family Ministries Welcomes Gospel Artist Tye Tribbett
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2014

MITCHELLVILLE, Md., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ City of Praise Family Ministries announced today that Grammy and Stellar Award-winning Gospel Artist Tye Tribbett will headline this years' annual Praise In The Park Celebration. The worship and outreach event will be held at the 10,000 seat Prince Georges' Stadium, home of the Bowie Baysox, on August 10th from 10AM 4PM. (more...)

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