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Roger Bart Backs Out of FINDING NEVERLAND, Michael McGrath Takes His Place
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

The cast for the upcoming Broadway musical, Finding Neverland, has begun rehearsals; but, according to Deadline, Roger Bart has backed out of the production. He was set to play Charles Frohman, an American theatre producer from the turn of the century nineteenth century. (more...)

Broadway's ALL THE WAY Makes Clean Sweep in 2014 Awards Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 09, 2014

The producers of All The Way, by Robert Schenkkan, have announced that the show has won every major award for Best New Play this season - the Drama League Award, the Drama Desk Award, the Outer Critics Circle Award, the Drama Critics Circle Award and the Tony Award. For his critically acclaimed portrayal of President Lyndon B. Johnson, Bryan Cranston was awarded the Tony Award for Best Actor in addition to already winning the Drama Desk Award, the Outer Critics Circle Award, and having been recognized with a Theatre World Award. (more...)

Taylor Swift & Alicia Keys Will Likely Join Hudson on FINDING NEVERLAND Concept Album
by BWW News Desk - Jun 09, 2014

Hudson, along with Alica Keys and Taylor Swift, will most likely be involved in a 'Finding Neverland' concept album, set to be released shortly before the show comes to Broadway. (more...)

Jennifer Hudson to be a Part of the Concept Album for Upcoming Show FINDING NEVERLAND
by BWW News Desk - Jun 08, 2014

Some people have been complaining about Jennifer Hudson's scheduled appearance on tonight's Tony Awards- claiming that it is 'unprecedented' because she isn't on Broadway. For her performance, she will be singing a song from Finding Neverland, which is currently in the works for next Spring. Hudson will not be starring in the show when it hits Broadway; however, Harvey Weinstein defended her and told Deadline that Hudson has a big role in forming the new show. (more...)

ALL THE WAY Recoups Broadway Investment!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 05, 2014

As of May 31st, 2014, the Tony Award-nominated Broadway production of All the Way, starring Tony Award-nominee Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad) as President Lyndon B. Johnson, has recouped its investment of $3.9 million. All the Way, which is now playing at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52ndStreet) is written by Pulitzer Prize winner Robert Schenkkan and directed by Bill Rauch. (more...)

FINDING NEVERLAND's Jeremy Jordan Will Not Perform on TONYS; Hudson Performance Confirmed
by BWW News Desk - Jun 05, 2014

BWW has now received offiial confirmation that while Jordan will not appear on Sunday night's broadcast, Jennifer Hudson will perform a song from the upcoming musical. (more...)

Lifetime Orders Teen Fashion Competition Series & More Unscripted Programming
by TV News Desk - Jun 04, 2014

The reality-competition show Threads, from the producers of Project Runway and featuring Vanessa Simmons and Christian Siriano, in which skilled teen and tween fashion designers showcase their gift for style. (more...)

Jennifer Hudson Will Perform Song from FINDING NEVERLAND at the Tony Awards!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 04, 2014

Earlier today, The New York Post's Michael Riedel reported that the highly anticipated new musical FINDING NEVERLAND, which tells the story of J.M. Barrie and the creation of 'Peter Pan,' has received a coveted performance slot in this Sunday's Tony Awards, to be broadcast live on CBS. Now, Jennifer Hudson has just announced via Twitter that she will sing from the new musical. She writes: 'So excited ! I'll be performing a song from the upcoming musical Finding Neverland @TheTonyAwards ! Tune in this Sun at 8/7c. #TonyAwards' (more...)


by Caryn Robbins - Jun 04, 2014


ALL THE WAY Plays 100th Performance on Broadway Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 03, 2014

On today, Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at 7:00 pm, the Tony Award-nominated Broadway production of All the Way will play its 100th performance at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52nd Street). (more...)

Breaking News: Jeremy Jordan and Laura Michelle Kelly to Lead FINDING NEVERLAND Cast; Plus Bart, Carmello & More - Full Cast and Creative Team Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 02, 2014

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University announced today the first production of its 2014/15 Season: the world premiere of the musical Finding Neverland, with music and lyrics by Gary Barlow and Elliot Kennedy, book by James Graham, directed by Diane Paulus with choreography by Mia Michaels, presented at A.R.T. by special arrangement with Harvey Weinstein. The production of the highly anticipated new musical begins previews on Wednesday, July 23 and runs through Sunday, September 28. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Stars Come Out for amfAR Cinema Against AIDS 2014 Gala at Cannes
by - May 24, 2014

The 21st annual Cinema Against AIDS at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Antibes, France, May 22, raised a record $35 million for amfAR. The star-studded black-tie event was presented by Worldview Entertainment, Bold Films, and BVLGARI. amfAR Fundraising Chairman Sharon Stone and longtime amfAR supporter Harvey Weinstein helped to lead the legendary live auction, along with the evening's official auctioneer, Simon de Pury. A highlight was the sale of a gilded woolly mammoth skeleton in a colossal steel and glass vitrine, created by renowned artist Damien Hirst. Titled Gone but not Forgotten, the three-meter tall Mammuthus Primigenius, which became extinct over 10,000 years ago, fetched a record $15 million. This was the highest grossing lot in amfAR's history. The evening also featured a stunning all-red fashion show curated by Carine Roitfeld, and outstanding performances by Robin Thicke, Lana Del Rey, Aloe Blacc, and Andrea Bocelli. (more...)

Photo Coverage: PULP FICTION Cast Reunites at Cannes
by - May 24, 2014

20 years have already passed since Pulp Fiction garnered the Palme d'or. To mark the occasion, the Cinema de la plage hosted an anniversary evening in the presence of Quentin Tarantino, John Travolta and Uma Thurman. Accompanied by the producers Lawrence Bender and Harvey Weinstein, they once more climb the steps at Cannes before the anniversary screening. (more...)

GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE, HEDWIG, Neil Patrick Harris & More Win at the 80th Annual Drama League Awards!
by BWW Special Coverage - May 16, 2014

The 80th Annual Drama League Awards Ceremony and Luncheon is being held this afternoon, May 16, at the Marriott Marquis Times Square, where winners will be announced for Distinguished Production of a Play, Distinguished Production of a Musical, Distinguished Revival of a Play, Distinguished Revival of a Musical, and the much coveted Distinguished Performance Award. This year's event, which began at noon, is hosted by Broadway veteran Jesse Tyler Ferguson. BroadwayWorld is updating the winners live! Check back in to find out who took home the big awards! (more...)

VIDEO: ALL THE WAY's Bryan Cranston Channels LBJ on Fallon
by TV News Desk - May 06, 2014

ALL THE WAY star Bryan Cranston stopped by last night's TONIGHT SHOW to chat about playing President Lyndon B. Johnson on Broadway. (more...)

ALL THE WAY Offers Subsidized Student Tickets to NYC Public High Schools, May-June 2014
by BWW News Desk - May 01, 2014

Producers of All the Way are thrilled to announce that thanks to generous donations from a number of individuals, the show will be offering free and highly subsidized tickets to students from New York City public high schools for selected performances in May and June. The show is working directly with the New York City Department of Education (DOE) and the NYCDOE Office of Arts and Special Projects to facilitate the program. (more...)

RADiUS-TWC Acquires Rights to Documentary KEEP ON KEEPIN' ON
by Movies News Desk - Apr 28, 2014

RADiUS-TWC proudly announced today that it has acquired worldwide rights as well as remake rights for the documentary KEEP ON KEEPIN' ON (more...)

Cyrus, Beyonce, Pharrell Among TIME's 100 Most Influential People
by TV News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Today, TIME reveals the eleventh annual TIME 100, TIME's list of the 100 most influential people in the world. (more...)

ALL THE WAY Welcomes Class Presidents From NYC Public High Schools
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

Producers of All The Way have announced that they have invited a group of over fifty student class presidents from New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE) public high schools to be their guests for the matinee performance on Wednesday, April 30th. Following the show, the students will enjoy a talkback with cast members, including Bryan Cranston, currently starring as America's 36th President, Lyndon Johnson. The talkback will discuss issues of leadership, presidential power, and the how the play's depiction of the politics of the 1960s resonates today. This event is in partnership with the NYCDOE Office of Arts and Special Projects. (more...)

2014 Drama League Award Nominations Announced - Shows, Stars & More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 23, 2014

Co-Hosts Judith Light and Christopher Sieber announced the nominations for the 2014 Drama League Awards, including Distinguished Production of a Play, Distinguished Production of a Musical, Distinguished Revival of a Play, Distinguished Revival of a Musical, and the much coveted Distinguished Performance Award. The 2014 Drama League Nomination announcement begins the month of celebrations leading up to the 80th Annual Drama League Awards, which will be held at the Marriott Marquis Times Square (1535 Broadway) on Friday, May 16, 2014 at noon hosted by Broadway veteran Jesse Tyler Ferguson. (more...)

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