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January 17, 1931 (83)
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All in the Family - Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU!All in the Family - Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU!
by Meet the Cast - Oct 18, 2014

Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU opened on September 28, 2014, at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). 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). Scroll down to learn more about the full cast and watch interviews with the company below! (more...)

DVR Alert - THE RIVER's Hugh Jackman to Visit 'Live with Kelly and Michael', 10/22DVR Alert - THE RIVER's Hugh Jackman to Visit 'Live with Kelly and Michael', 10/22
by TV News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

On Wednesday, October 22nd, the hosts will interview Golden Globe and Tony winner HUGH JACKMAN about his new play The River. (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: All Hail Dame Angela Lansbury! A Happy Birthday BonanzaFLASH FRIDAY: All Hail Dame Angela Lansbury! A Happy Birthday Bonanza
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 17, 2014

Today we are saluting one of the most adored and respected stars of the stage and screen in acknowledging her 89th birthday this week, Dame Angela Lansbury! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Career Transition For Dancers Celebrates 29th Anniversary With A Tribute to NYCBWW Reviews: Career Transition For Dancers Celebrates 29th Anniversary With A Tribute to NYC
by Samantha Bancroft - Oct 16, 2014

All of the sights, sounds, and thankfully not smells that can make you think of nothing else but New York City herself filled New York City Center within the first few seconds of Career Transition For Dancers 29th Anniversary Jubilee, NEW YORK NEW YORK a heulluva town, this past Monday, October 6, 2014. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for October 15th, 2014'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for October 15th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Oct 15, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. Monday night's Jeff Awards at the Drury Lane, and 'Amazing Grace' at the BOAT! Plus 2014's other Broadway In Chicago shows, The Grinch at the Chicago Theatre, local productions of 'Parade,' 'Camelot' and 'Mary Poppins,' the new 'A Christmas Memory,' and the sold-out Humanities Festival tribute to the Tonys! (more...)

NY Public Library for the Performing Arts Digital Curatorial Assistant Stephen Bowie Uncovers Circle in the Square Photo ArchivesNY Public Library for the Performing Arts Digital Curatorial Assistant Stephen Bowie Uncovers Circle in the Square Photo Archives
by NYPL for the Performing Arts - Oct 15, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com continues our exclusive content series, in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, which delves into the library's unparalleled archives, and resources. Below, check out a piece by Stephen Bowie (Digital Curatorial Assistant for The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts) on the Circle in the Square photo archives: (more...)

Arena Stage to Honor Sheldon Harnick and Sen. Tim Kaine at FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Opening, 11/12Arena Stage to Honor Sheldon Harnick and Sen. Tim Kaine at FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Opening, 11/12
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

As part of the opening night celebration for Fiddler on the Roof, the iconic musical that has captured the hearts of audiences worldwide for the past 50 years, Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater will present the American Artist Award to lyricist Sheldon Harnick and the American Voice Award to Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) on Wednesday, November 12, 2014. (more...)

Nick Corley, Christopher Gurr, and Leah Hofmann Featured on Latest Episode of THE ENSEMBLISTNick Corley, Christopher Gurr, and Leah Hofmann Featured on Latest Episode of THE ENSEMBLIST
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2014

On this latest episode of The Ensemblist, Nikka and Mo interview three versatile Broadway performers who have worked professionally in both straight plays and musicals. Nick Corley, Christopher Gurr, and Leah Hofmann clue listeners in to how much of a learning experience both genres provide. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: October 4-10THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: October 4-10
by BWW Special Coverage - Oct 10, 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 openings of IT'S ONLY A PLAY, CURIOUS INCIDENT, and CAN-CAN, Michael C. Hall's meet the press event for HEDWIG, Len Cariou's birthday celebration at 54 Below, and more! (more...)

Casting Set for Goodman Theatre's 2014 New Stages Festival, Running 10/29-11/16Casting Set for Goodman Theatre's 2014 New Stages Festival, Running 10/29-11/16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

Casting is complete for the three developmental productions featured in 2014 New Stages, a free annual festival of new American plays that also includes three staged readings. (more...)

ABC to Air STAR WARS REBELS: SPARK OF REBELLION, 10/26ABC to Air STAR WARS REBELS: SPARK OF REBELLION, 10/26
by TV News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

The critically-acclaimed epic adventure 'Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion,' will air on ABC  on SUNDAY OCTOBER 26  (more...)

Tony Winners Jessie Mueller, Andre DeShields & More Set for Chicago Humanities Festival's A NIGHT AT THE TONYS, 11/3Tony Winners Jessie Mueller, Andre DeShields & More Set for Chicago Humanities Festival's A NIGHT AT THE TONYS, 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

The Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) announced casting today for A Night at the Tonys, this year's William and Greta Wiley Flory Concert, an annual cabaret performance, taking place on Monday, Nov. 3, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at Francis W. Parker School (2233 North Clark Street) as part of the 25th Anniversary Fall Festival: Journeys, Oct. 25-Nov. 9. (more...)

The Chicago Humanities Festival to Feature Jessie Mueller, Andre DeShields, Karen Mason & More, 11/3The Chicago Humanities Festival to Feature Jessie Mueller, Andre DeShields, Karen Mason & More, 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

The Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) announced casting today for A Night at the Tonys, this year's William and Greta Wiley Flory Concert, an annual cabaret performance, taking place on Monday, Nov. 3, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at Francis W. Parker School (2233 North Clark Street) as part of the 25th Anniversary Fall Festival: Journeys, Oct. 25-Nov. 9. Created by Rob Lindley and Doug Peck, A Night at the Tonys will take audiences on a chronological journey featuring a song from each Tony Award-winning "Best Musical" production since 1949. The production will feature two-time Tony Award-nominees Andre DeShields (Ain't Misbehavin'; The Wiz; The Full Monty) and Ernestine Jackson (Raisin; Guys and Dolls; Hello Dolly!), Broadway alum Karen Mason (Sunset Boulevard; Mamma Mia!), and Tony Award-winner Jessie Mueller (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical; On a Clear Day You Can See Forever), as well as some of Chicago's top performers. Tickets are SOLD OUT, but patrons can be added to the waitlist by calling the CHF Box Office at (312) 494-9509. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 10/9/14 - IT'S ONLY A PLAY, AMAZING GRACE, Arnaz in PIPPIN, Elaine Paige and More!WAKE UP with BWW 10/9/14 - IT'S ONLY A PLAY, AMAZING GRACE, Arnaz in PIPPIN, Elaine Paige and More!
by Jessica Showers - Oct 9, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: IT'S ONLY A PLAY opens tonight and we'll be bringing you the real-life verdict, AMAZING GRACE begins in Chicago, Lucie Arnaz returns to PIPPIN, Elaine Paige says 'farewell' and more! (more...)

Photo Flash: Angela Lansbury, James Earl Jones, Chita Rivera, Michael Dameski and More at Career Transition For Dancers' 29th JubileePhoto Flash: Angela Lansbury, James Earl Jones, Chita Rivera, Michael Dameski and More at Career Transition For Dancers' 29th Jubilee
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

ROLEX presented NEW YORK NEW YORK a helluva town -- Career Transition For Dancers' 29th Anniversary Jubilee on Monday, October 6th, 2014 at New York City Center, 131 West 55 Street (btwn. 6th & 7th Aves.), NYC followed by dinner at The Grand Ballroom at The Hilton New York. Angela Lansbury received the 2014 Rolex Dance Award. James Earl Jones, Ms. Lansbury's Driving Miss Daisy co-star, presented her with the award. The 2014 Career Transition For Dancers Outstanding Contributions to the World of Dance Awards honorees went to Janice Galli Becker, Fe Saracino Fendi, and Joe Tremaine & Tremaine Dance Conventions & Competitions. Scroll down for photos of the performances and starry attendees! (more...)

BROADWAY BOUND! Glenn Close & Rose Byrne Go From DAMAGES To Broadway In 2015BROADWAY BOUND! Glenn Close & Rose Byrne Go From DAMAGES To Broadway In 2015
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 8, 2014

Today we kick off a new spotlight series on the stars, shows and special events bringing together the worlds of stage and screen as they happen, highlighted by copious clips and pertinent information on the particularly property - BROADWAY BOUND! For the first entry in this new series, we shine a light on the headliners of highly-praised recent drama series DAMAGES who both will be appearing on the Great White Way this season in hotly anticipated revivals of classic plays - Glenn Close and Rose Byrne! (more...)

Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, Louis Armstrong, Authors and More Set for CUNY TV's ARTS IN THE CITY This MonthBroadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, Louis Armstrong, Authors and More Set for CUNY TV's ARTS IN THE CITY This Month
by TV News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

CUNY TV's ARTS IN THE CITY, hosted by Carol Anne Riddell from The Haunted Pumpkin Garden at the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx, celebrates October beginning Friday, Oct. 10 (2014) at 10am, 3pm and 8:30pm on CUNY TV*. (more...)

Drama League Will Honor James Earl Jones at 2015 Gala- MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAYDrama League Will Honor James Earl Jones at 2015 Gala- MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

The Drama League (Executive Director Gabriel Shanks; Artistic Director Roger T. Danforth) announced today they will honor the legendary Emmy®, Grammy®, Oscar® and Tony® Award (EGOT) winner James Earl Jones at the 31st Annual Musical Celebration of Broadway, to be held onMonday evening, February 2, 2015 at the famed Pierre Hotel (2 East 61st Street). The black-tie gala, which features dozens of stars from Hollywood and Broadway in a one-night-only musical tribute inspired by Mr. Jones' career in theater, film and television, supports The Drama League's educational initiatives for promising young artists. Tickets are available by calling (212) 244-9494. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the Career Transition for Dancers' 29th Anniversary JubileePhoto Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the Career Transition for Dancers' 29th Anniversary Jubilee
by Jennifer Broski - Oct 7, 2014

Just last night, ROLEX presented NEW YORK NEW YORK a helluva town - Career Transition For Dancers' 29th Anniversary Jubilee at New York City Center. Angela Lansbury received the 2014 Rolex Dance Award. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the special night below! (more...)

SDC Foundation Names PlayMakers' Joseph Haj 2014 Zelda Fichandler Award RecipientSDC Foundation Names PlayMakers' Joseph Haj 2014 Zelda Fichandler Award Recipient
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

Joseph Haj, Producing Artistic Director of PlayMakers Repertory Company in Chapel Hill, NC, has been named recipient of the 2014 Zelda Fichandler Award. (more...)

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