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Rehearsals Begin Monday for Broadway's WAITRESS, Starring Jessie MuellerRehearsals Begin Monday for Broadway's WAITRESS, Starring Jessie Mueller
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

Rehearsals begin Monday, February 8 for the spring Broadway production of Waitress, following its sold-out limited engagement at the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University in Cambridge, MA.á (more...)

Royal Theatrical Support Trust & Sheffield Theatres Launch New Director AwardRoyal Theatrical Support Trust & Sheffield Theatres Launch New Director Award
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

The Royal Theatrical Support Trust (RTST), and Sheffield Theatres are delighted to announce a new award scheme for emerging directors: the RTST Director Award Scheme. (more...)

VIDEO: Ian McKellen Shares Details on Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEASTVIDEO: Ian McKellen Shares Details on Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by TV News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

Iconic actor Ian McKellen stopped by LARRY KING LIVE recently to shares details on his experience working on the highly anticipated, live-action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST film. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 1/28/16- MACBETHSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 1/28/16- MACBETH
by Stage Tube - Jan 28, 2016

Today in 1982, Macbeth opened at the Circle in the Square Theatre, where it ran for 21 performances. Written by William Shakespeare, Macbeth is about a regicide and its aftermath. It is Shakespeare's shortest tragedy and is believed to have been written sometime between 1603 and 1607. The earliest account of a performance of what was probably Shakespeare's play is April 1611, when Simon Forman recorded seeing such a play at the Globe Theatre. (more...)

CAROL Among Winners of Gay & Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association Dorian AwardsCAROL Among Winners of Gay & Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association Dorian Awards
by TV News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

The Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA.org Ľ Facebook Ľ Twitter), comprised of over 130 professional critics and entertainment journalists nationwide, today released its choices for the best in movies and television of 2015. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2015

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Ian McKellen Pens Original 'Cogsworth' Song for BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Film?Ian McKellen Pens Original 'Cogsworth' Song for BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Film?
by TV News Desk - Dec 4, 2015

In a new interview with Vulture.com, Sir Ian McKellen spoke about starring as Cogworth the Clock in the highly anticipated musical adaptation of Disney 's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. (more...)

VIDEO: Ian McKellen on Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: 'You're All In For a Treat'VIDEO: Ian McKellen on Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: 'You're All In For a Treat'
by TV News Desk - Dec 2, 2015

Sir Ian McKellen stopped by TODAY's Willie Geist, Tamron Hall, and Al Roker about the role and his part in Disney's upcoming live-action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. (more...)

Boyd Gaines Joins Julia Murney and More in Fundamental Theater Project's 2015 GalaBoyd Gaines Joins Julia Murney and More in Fundamental Theater Project's 2015 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

Boyd Gaines, four-time Tony Winner (Gypsy, She Loves Me, Driving Miss Daisy), joins Julia Murney (Wicked, The Wild Party), veteran director Tony Walton, and Fundamental Theater Project in celebration of their honorary patron, Sir Peter Shaffer (Equus, Amadeus, Royal Hunt of the Sun) and in support of their mission of fostering emerging voices in the theater. (more...)

BWW Interview: Ian McKellen Talks About Working with Maggie SmithBWW Interview: Ian McKellen Talks About Working with Maggie Smith
by E.H. Reiter - Dec 1, 2015

Ian McKellen, at an event for LA's Fine Arts Theatre, talks about working with Dame Maggie Smith (more...)

TWITTER WATCH: Ian McKellen Offers Words from Shakespeare On The Matter of RefugeesTWITTER WATCH: Ian McKellen Offers Words from Shakespeare On The Matter of Refugees
by Michael Dale - Nov 23, 2015

A rare Shakespeare passage offers insight into the Elizabethan playwright's stance on a modern-day issue. (more...)

Scoop: TODAY on NBC - Week of November 30, 2015Scoop: TODAY on NBC - Week of November 30, 2015
by TV Scoop - Nov 20, 2015

Get all the scoop on TODAY, airing on NBC for the week of November 30, 2015! (more...)

VIDEO: Sir Ian McKellen Reveals 'Lord of the Rings' Tattoo on THE TALKVIDEO: Sir Ian McKellen Reveals 'Lord of the Rings' Tattoo on THE TALK
by TV News Desk - Nov 19, 2015

Sir Ian McKellen stopped by THE TALK and told the hosts about the matching tattoos he got with his 'Lord of the Rings' castmates. (more...)

Scoop: THE TALK on CBS - Week of November 16, 2015Scoop: THE TALK on CBS - Week of November 16, 2015
by TV Scoop - Nov 16, 2015

Get all the scoop on THE TALK, airing on CBS for the week of November 16, 2015! (more...)

QueerWise Presents WE LAID OUR BODIES DOWN to Commemorate World AIDS DayQueerWise Presents WE LAID OUR BODIES DOWN to Commemorate World AIDS Day
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2015

The Spoken Word artists of QueerWise share intimate stories to remind you that AIDS is not over. Directed by Kearns, in honor of World AIDS Day 2015, We Laid Our Bodies Down vividly probes the immeasurable emotionality that continues to play out in the lives of LGBT individuals who grew up with the disease. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Rob McClure. Leslie Odom Jr. & More Perform at MAKE BELIEVE ON BROADWAYPhoto Coverage: Rob McClure. Leslie Odom Jr. & More Perform at MAKE BELIEVE ON BROADWAY
by Heidi Bohnenkamp - Nov 10, 2015

Only Make Believe's Annual Gala, MAKE BELIEVE ON BROADWAY, hosted by Tony Award winner James Monroe Iglehart and honoring Tony winner and Emmy and Golden Globe nominee Alan Cumming and Morgan Stanley Chief Legal Officer Eric Grossman, just took place last night, November 9 at the St. James Theater, directed by Tony Award winner Joe DiPietro. (more...)

Celebrity Impersonator La Voix Comes to Martinis Above Fourth TonightCelebrity Impersonator La Voix Comes to Martinis Above Fourth Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

Tonight, November 3, Britain's award-winning diva makes her US debut in 'Diva Breakdown' at Martinis Above Fourth. Although La Voix hasn't performed in the US, she's well-known to American audiences from her many performances on Atlantis Cruises and in London. 'Diva Breakdown' will explore the minds of true legends; Judy Garland, Liza Minnelli, Shirley Bassey, Tina Turner, Cher and more analyzed, exposed, and satirically delivered, in her own spine-tingling vocals, by the international red-headed diva, La Voix. Tickets are $25 and are available at www.martinisabovefourth.com. (more...)

The London Evening Standard Announces Shortlist for 61st Theatre Awards - Imelda Staunton, Nicole Kidman, GYPSY and More!The London Evening Standard Announces Shortlist for 61st Theatre Awards - Imelda Staunton, Nicole Kidman, GYPSY and More!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2015

The London Evening Standard today announces the shortlist for its 61stáTheatre Awards, in partnership with The Ivy. The winners will be announced at an Awards ceremony presented by Rob Brydon, and co-hosted by Evgeny Lebedev, Dame Judi Dench and Sir Ian McKellen, at the Old Vic onáSunday 22 November. (more...)

Celebrity Impersonator La Voix Coming to Martinis Above Fourth, 11/3Celebrity Impersonator La Voix Coming to Martinis Above Fourth, 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015

On Tuesday, November 3, Britain's award-winning diva makes her US debut in 'Diva Breakdown' at Martinis Above Fourth. Although La Voix hasn't performed in the US, she's well-known to American audiences from her many performances on Atlantis Cruises and in London. 'Diva Breakdown' will explore the minds of true legends; Judy Garland, Liza Minnelli, Shirley Bassey, Tina Turner, Cher and more analyzed, exposed, and satirically delivered, in her own spine-tingling vocals, by the international red-headed diva, La Voix. Tickets are $25 and are available at www.martinisabovefourth.com. (more...)

Ovation to Premiere PORTRAIT ARTIST OF THE YEAR, 10/18Ovation to Premiere PORTRAIT ARTIST OF THE YEAR, 10/18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2015

The paint will be flying and the pressure is on as talented artists from across the UK and Ireland vie to become Portrait Artist of the Year in the hit British competition series premiering in the US for the first time on Ovation TV (more...)

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