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THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: August 9-15
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 15, 2014

Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week or you're just in the mood for a recap, BroadwayWorld's 'this week in pictures' is here to satisfy your end-of-the-week fix! Take a look below to catch up on the latest happenings from the Great White Way to The West End (and everywhere in between) with coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights and more. Highlights this week include a special celebration of 1,000 performances of ONCE, commemorations of both Robin Williams and Lauren Bacall, Tony Yazbeck at 54 Below, and more! (more...)

Photo Coverage: MATILDA, MOTOWN, ON THE TOWN & More Conclude BROADWAY IN BRYANT PARK's 2014 Season
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Aug 15, 2014

This week's event featured performances from the casts of MATILDA (Paige Brady, Gabby Pizzolo, Ripley Sobo, Ava Ulloa and Marisa Kennedy, Jennifer Bowles, Heather Tepe, Sean Montgomery, Alex Brightman, Geoff Packard, John Arthur Greene, Timothy Cao, Grace Capeless, Ava DeMary, Jonah Halperin, Alexa Shae Niziak, Sofia Roma Rubino, Analise Scarpaci, Mitchell Sink, Chris Sumpter, Beatrice Tulchin and TEd Wilson), ON THE TOWN (Brandon Leffler, Tony Yazbeck, Cody Williams and Alysha Umphress), MAMMA MIA! (Felicia Finley, Judy McLane, Stacia Fernandez , Traci Victoria, Thomasina E. Gross, Jacob Pinion, Albert Guerzon, Deanna Aguinaga, Sydni Beaudoin, Allyson Carr, Felicity Claire, Mark Dancewicz, Corey Greenan, Bryan Scott Johnson, Corinne MeIancon, Christopher Hudson Myers, Jennifer Noth, Ashley Park, Tera-Lee Pollin, Gerard Salvador, Neil Starkenberg and Victor Wallace) and MOTOWN THE MUSICAL (Josh Tower, Krystal Joy Brown, Dwayne Cooper, Nathaniel Cullors, Justin Prescott, Jaquez Andre Sims and Nik Walker). Check out photos below! (more...)

Stephen Schwartz, Ana Gasteyer and More Set for Bay Area Cabaret's 2014 Opening Gala, 9/27
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

Bay Area Cabaret, devoted to presenting audiences with top performers who expand the definition of cabaret, launches its 11th season this fall at the Fairmont San Francisco's historic Venetian Room with an Opening Night Gala celebrating the work of songwriter/composer Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, Godspell, Pocahontas, Enchanted, Prince of Egypt). The evening will feature two on-stage interviews with Mr. Schwartz by ASCAP's Director of Musical Theatre Michael Kerker, and performances by Saturday Night Live's Ana Gasteyer, who performed the role of 'Elphaba' in Wicked on Broadway, and by two masterful interpreters of Schwartz' work, Liz Callaway and Michael McCorry Rose. Bay Area Cabaret's Opening Night Gala Tribute to Stephen Swartz will take place 8 pm, Saturday, September 27, 2014 at the Venetian Room of the Fairmont San Francisco, 950 Mason Street, atop Nob Hill, San Francisco. (more...)

Justin Guarini & Mary Testa Set to Host IMAGINE Concert to Benefit Brian Werbel Memorial Fund
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

IMAGINE: A Concert of Hope, a benefit concert to raise funds to benefit Cancer Research through the Brian Werbel Memorial Fund at University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center, will take place on Monday, September 8th at 8:00 pm (le) poisson rouge (158 Bleecker St.). All proceeds from the event will be donated to the Brian Werbel Memorial Fund. Tickets can be purchased at http://www.uhgiving.org/uh-giving/get-involved/fundraising-events-and-programs/imagine. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Casts of JERSEY BOYS, CABARET and More Visit BROADWAY IN BRYANT PARK!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Aug 08, 2014

This week's event featured performances from the casts of JERSEY BOYS (Richard Blake, Jared Bradshaw, Drew Gehling, Ryan Molloy,Miles Aubrey, Erik Bates, John Edwards, Chris Messina, Mauricio Perez, Nathan Scherich), CABARET (Andrea Goss,Gayle Rankin, Kaleigh Cronin, Kelly Paredes, Kristin Olness), 50 SHADES! THE MUSICAL (Amber Petty, Chloe Williamson, Alec Varcas, Zach Kononov, Alexis Field, Melanie Brook, Tim Murray, Casey Rogers), REVOLUTION IN THE ELBOW OF RAGNAR AGNARSSON FURNITURE PAINTER (Cady Huffman, Brad Nacht, Kate Shindle, Rick Faugno). Check out photos below! (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 8/2-8/3/2014
by - Aug 03, 2014

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, August 3, 2014 - Sunday, August 3, 2014. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: July 26- August 1
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 01, 2014

Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week or you're just in the mood for a recap, BroadwayWorld's 'this week in pictures' is here to satisfy your end-of-the-week fix! Take a look below to catch up on the latest happenings from the Great White Way to The West End (and everywhere in between) with coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights and more. Highlights this week include BROADWAY THE HARDWAY, Tina Fey's visit to HEATHERS, a first look at THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME, and more! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Casts of GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE, HEATHERS and More Visit Broadway in Bryant Park!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Aug 01, 2014

This week's event featured performances from the cast of Rock of Ages (Constantine Maroulis, Carrie St. Louis, Cody Scott Lancaster, Josephine Rose Roberts, Katie Webber, Alyssa Herrera, Becky Riker, Michelle Duffy, and Kristolyn Llyod), Once (Ben Hope and Jessie Fisher), Heathers (Charissa Hogeland, Dave Thomas Brown, Jessica Keenan Wynn, Katie Ladner, Cait Fairbanks, Elle McLemore, Rachel Flynn, Lauren Cipoletti), A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder (Catherine Walker, Jeff Kready and Greg Jackson), and iLuminate (Dave Andrini, Kenny Bermudez, Marcus Cobb, Carlos Garland, Samantha Glennerster, Trevor Harrison, Todd Breihaupt, Sammy Soto, Casey LaVres and Miral Kotb). Check out photos below! (more...)

The Skivvies to Welcome Andy Karl, Orfeh, Rebecca Naomi Jones & More for Latest Show at 54 Below, 8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

Undie-rock pop duo The Skivvies, featuring Broaday's Lauren Molina and Nick Cearley, will welcome Perez Hilton, Orfeh (Legally Blonde), Andy Karl (Rocky), Kate Rockwell (Legally Blonde), Leslie McDonel (American Idiot), Greg Hildreth (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson) and Rebecca Naomi Jones (American Idiot) for their latest show at 54 Below on August 2. Tickets are $30-40 cover charge, with a $25 food & beverage minimum. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Patrick Page, Richard Easton, and More Featured in Gingold's SUPER SHAW
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jul 29, 2014

Gingold Theatrical Group's PROJECT SHAW, under the leadership of Founding Artistic Director David Staller, presented its 95th production, an evening of Super Shaw, July 28 at 7pm, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2895 Broadway at 95th St.). (more...)

Theresa Rebeck's POOR BEHAVIOR Begins Tonight at Primary Stages
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Primary Stages in association with Jamie deRoy and Barry Feirstein, present the New York premiere of Poor Behavior, a new comedy by Theresa Rebeck (Seminar, Mauritius, The Understudy, creator of NBC's 'Smash'). Poor Behavior plays a limited engagement starting today, July 29, and running through September 7 at Primary Stages at The Duke on 42nd Street - a NEW 42ND STREET project (229 West 42nd Street). Opening night is Sunday, August 17 at 7PM. (more...)

Theresa Rebeck's POOR BEHAVIOR Begins Tomorrow at Primary Stages
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Primary Stages in association with Jamie deRoy and Barry Feirstein, present the New York premiere of Poor Behavior, a new comedy by Theresa Rebeck (Seminar, Mauritius, The Understudy, creator of NBC's 'Smash'). Poor Behavior plays a limited engagement starting July 29- September 7 at Primary Stages at The Duke on 42nd Street - a NEW 42ND STREET project (229 West 42nd Street). Opening night is Sunday, August 17 at 7PM. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Andy Cooney, Daniel Rodriguez and Christopher Macchio Play Music Under The Stars
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jul 28, 2014

Since the inception of The Three Tenors on July 7, 1990 in Rome at the Baths of Caracalla on the eve of the FIFA World Cup Final, Placido Domingo, Jose Carreras and the one and only Luciano Pavarotti; have opened the doors for other great voices, such as the Irish Tenors, The Canadian Tenors and many other talented and renowned performers. Now three of New York's premier voices, Andy Cooney, Daniel Rodriguez and Christopher Macchio have joined together as The New Yorkers to honor the city of New York and our great nation. On Friday July 25, 2014 they brought their debut show to E.W. Allen Park in Farmingdale for The Town Of Oyster Bay's 2014 Music Under The Stars series joined by special guests Comedian Jim Labriola, Soprano Marla Kavanaugh and Ryan Cooney and Shannon Cooney, and BroadwayWorld was on hand from soundcheck to show and brings you the photo coverage below! (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: July 19-25
by Louisa Brady - Jul 25, 2014

Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week or you're just in the mood for a recap, BroadwayWorld's 'this week in pictures' is here to satisfy your end-of-the-week fix! Take a look below to catch up on the latest happenings from the Great White Way to The West End (and everywhere in between) with coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights and more. Highlights this week include Priscilla Lopez's first performance as Berthe in PIPPIN, production photos from the A.R.T's FINDING NEVERLAND, a first look at Patti LuPone at 54 Below, and more! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Casts of BULLETS, CINDERELLA, PHANTOM & More Visit BROADWAY IN BRYANT PARK!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jul 25, 2014

This week's event is set to feature the casts of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (Jeremy Stolle, Jeremy Hays andMary Michael Patterson), PIECE OF MY HEART (De'adre Aziza, Derrick Baskin, Bryan Fenkart, Linda Hart, Leslie Kritzer, Zak Resnick, Joseph Siravo, Teal Wicks, Carleigh Bettiol, Teresa Gattison, Shonica Gooden, Sydney James Harcourt, Jessica McRoberts, Ralph Meitzler, Harris Milgrim, Michael Milan, Heather Parcells, Gabrielle Ruiz, Amos Wolff, Mark Zeisler ), CINDERELLA (Paige Faure, Joe Carroll, Nancy Opel, Jill Abramowtiz, Stephanie Gibson andLaura Irion), AVENUE Q (Darren Bluestone, Sala Iwamatsu, Jason Jacoby and Veronica Kuehn) and BULLETS OVER BROADWAY (Zach Braff, Clyde Alves, Preston Truman Boyd, Jim Borstelmann, Casey Garvin, Dan Horn, Andy Jones, Kevin Ligon, Kevin Worley, Nick Cordero, Betsy Wolfe). (more...)

Photo Coverage: FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: COMES OUT SWINGING Cast Previews Album at Barnes & Noble!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jul 23, 2014

DRG Records just kicked off the release of Gerard Alessandrini's Forbidden Broadway: Comes Out Swinging! (2014 Un-Original Cast Album), produced by Grammy Award winner Hugh Fordin, yesterday at Barnes & Noble (150 East 86 Street). The cast along with writer/creator and director Gerard Alessandrini and longtime Forbidden Broadway illustrator and CD cover artist Ken Fallin, were on hand to sign the CD and for performances. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the big event below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway Unites! Inside BROADWAY STANDS UP FOR FREEDOM Concert
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jul 22, 2014

The New York Civil Liberties Union, the New York State affiliate of the ACLU, just welcomed an array of award-winning performers for Broadway Stands Up for Freedom, its annual benefit concert, which was held last night, July 21, at the NYU Skirball Center for Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place, NYC). Special guests included: Adam Chanler-Berat, Justin Guarini, Zach Unger, Barrett Foa, Lena Hall, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Condola Rashad, Robin de Jesus, Seth Rudetsky, Telly Leung and more! BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos from inside the concert below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet of BROADWAY STANDS UP FOR FREEDOM with Lena Hall, Bryce Pinkham & More!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jul 22, 2014

The New York Civil Liberties Union, the New York State affiliate of the ACLU, just welcomed an array of award-winning performers for Broadway Stands Up for Freedom, its annual benefit concert, which was held last night, July 21, at the NYU Skirball Center for Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place, NYC).performaers included: Adam Chanler-Berat, Justin Guarini, Zach Unger, Barrett Foa, Lena Hall, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Condola Rashad, Robin de Jesus, Seth Rudetsky, Telly Leung and more! BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos from the red carpet arrivals below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Camp Broadway's 2014 Family Finale
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jul 19, 2014

Camp Broadway's Original Summer Program for theater-loving kids, ages 10-17, began earlier this week and continued through July 18, 2014. The week-long program immerses campers in an authentic Broadway rehearsal process that culminated in a Family Finale presentation yesterday. Inspired by Broadway's cherished works and steeped in its grand traditions, Camp Broadway is designed to build confidence, inspire creative expression, and instill well-being in both aspiring artists and future audiences. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: July 12-18
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 18, 2014

Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week or you're just in the mood for a recap, BroadwayWorld's 'this week in pictures' is here to satisfy your end-of-the-week fix! Take a look below to catch up on the latest happenings from the Great White Way to The West End (and everywhere in between) with coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights and more. Highlights this week include the 16th Annual Broadway Barks, Malcolm Gets' upcoming 54 Below concert, a first look at Andrew Rannells in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, and more! (more...)

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