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Tig Notaro Set for Ridgefield Playhouse, 9/29
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

A comic's comic, Tig Notaro's stage persona is somewhere on the Steven Wright-Todd Barry-Mitch Hedberg continuum. A stand-up comic, writer and radio comedy star, Tig Notaro is coming to The Ridgefield Playhouse on Monday, September 29, at 8 p.m. for an evening of her crowd-pleasing brand of observational comedy. Tig is known for her feature film debut in In a World and her work in Shreveport with Ryan Phillippe and Walk of Shame with Elizabeth Banks. No holds barred for this comedian who tells it like it is - from doing a bit on pop star Taylor Dane (which helped catapult Tig's career) to announcing to the audience that she had breast cancer, Tig's stand-up has become 'instantly legendary' with many comedians praising her work. This event is part of the Clark Construction Comedy Series. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for August 27th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Aug 27, 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. The Equity Jeff Award nominations are out, and 'On The Town' is open. Peck and Lindley, Jessie Mueller and more are set for concerts here, and 'I Love Lucy' and the Grinch will return. Plus Theo Ubique's Andrews Sisters and Kurt Weill in rep, 'Titanic' and 'In The Heights' prepare, Munster announces 2015, and NBC flies its 'Peter Pan' cast. Ahh!! (more...)

Ryan Murphy Confirms Details For GLEE's Final Season; Time-Jump, Ohio Return, Series Regulars, Etc.
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 27, 2014

GLEE mastermind Ryan Murphy has confirmed that the majority of the leading players from the hit FOX musical dramedy series will be returning for the show's final season, as well as a plethora of new details, in a new interview. (more...)

Hulu Acquires Starz's Cult Classic Series PARTY DOWN; Starring Caplan, Lynch, Scott, Mullally
by TV News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

Today, Hulu and Starz announced that Hulu has acquired the exclusive streaming rights to the entire series of the critically-acclaimed, cult comedy Party Down. (more...)

Matthew Morrison Does Onstage ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 26, 2014

Stage and screen star Matthew Morrison participates in the popular ALS awareness-raising ice bucket challenge as part of a new social media video now available to view. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: August 16-22
by Louisa Brady - Aug 22, 2014

Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week or you're just in the mood for a recap, BroadwaWorld'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 Andrew Rannells in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, the Creative Arts Emmy Awards, rehearsals with the touring cast of KINKY BOOTS, and more! (more...)

Goodman Theatre and Drury Lane Productions Lead 2014 Jeff Awards Nominations; Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Chicago actress, TV and film star Jane Lynch did the honor today of announcing the nominees for the 2013-2014 Equity Jeff Awards. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 8/21/14 - Williams on ACTOR'S STUDIO, 'CHARMING' Tour, Jane Lynch on the Jeffs and More!
by Jessica Showers - Aug 21, 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: INSIDE THE ACTOR'S STUDIO airs its Robin Williams interview tonight, Bret Shuford kicks off his 'CHARMING' tour, and GLEE's Jane Lynch announces Chicago's Jeff Award nominees this morning! (more...)

Photo Flash: Newly Minted Emmy Winners Dori Berinstein, Lin-Manuel Miranda & More Pose at Creative Arts Ceremony
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

A whopping 80 Creative Arts Emmy Awards were presented last weekend at the Nokia Theater at LA LIVE! ThePrimetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards are traditionally held the weekend before the live Primetime Emmys telecast and are largely dedicated to key technical disciplines and behind-the-scenes crafts essential to television production: art direction, cinematography, hairstyling, makeup, music, picture editing, sound editing and mixing, special visual effects, stunts and more. (more...)

Photo Flash: Tom Kitt, Lin Manuel Miranda & More Win 2014 CREATIVE EMMY AWARDS
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 18, 2014

A whopping 80 Creative Arts Emmy Awards were presented over the weekend at the Nokia Theater at LA LIVE! (more...)

2014 Creative Arts Emmy Winners - Complete List!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 17, 2014

This year's Creative Arts telecast partner is FXM; a two-hour edited version of the ceremony will air Sunday, August 24 at 8:00 PM ET/PT with an encore at 10:00 PM ET/PT on FXM. The program will be streamed in its entirety as part of the Backstage LIVE! show on Emmys.com at 12:00 PM PT/3:00 PM ET on Monday, August 25. (more...)

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Tom Kitt, Tony Awards, The Sound of Music Live!, The Normal Heart & More Win at Creative Arts Emmys
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2014

Amongst this year's winners? The Tony Awards (last year's) won big, winning for Outstanding Music & Lyrics, for the 67th Annual Tony Awards, Tom Kitt, music by; Lin-Manuel Miranda, lyrics Song Title: Bigger!, CBS White Cherry Entertainment. (more...)

Scoop: THE VIEW on ABC - Week of August 18, 2014
by TV Scoop - Aug 14, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE VIEW, airing on ABC for the week of August 18, 2014! (more...)

New, Immersive Production of CARRIE to Debut in Los Angeles Next Spring
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, Bruce Robert Harris and Jack W. Batman, and The Transfer Group announced today that an all-new, reimagined, environmental and completely immersive theater production of the legendary musical CARRIE will begin performances at Southern California's La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts (14900 La Mirada Blvd.) on March 12, 2015, with an official opening night set for March 18, 2015. (more...)

Jane Lynch Will Announce Chicago's Jeff Awards Equity Nominations, 8/21
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

The Joseph Jefferson Awards Committee will announce the nominations for the 2013-2014 Equity season Thursday morning, August 21, 2014 in Chicago. Actress and Chicago native Jane Lynch will preside over the announcement, which will be available for viewing later in the day at www.jeffawards.org, along with a complete list of nominees. (more...)

Scoop: HOLLYWOOD GAME NIGHT on NBC - Thursday, August 28, 2014
by TV Scoop - Aug 09, 2014

Get all the scoop on HOLLYWOOD GAME NIGHT, airing on NBC on Thursday, August 28, 2014! (more...)

Scoop: HOLLYWOOD GAME NIGHT on NBC - Thursday, August 21, 2014
by TV Scoop - Aug 01, 2014

Get all the scoop on HOLLYWOOD GAME NIGHT, airing on NBC on Thursday, August 21, 2014! (more...)

Scoop: HOLLYWOOD GAME NIGHT on NBC - Thursday, August 21, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jul 30, 2014

Get all the scoop on HOLLYWOOD GAME NIGHT, airing on NBC on Thursday, August 21, 2014! (more...)

Scoop: HOLLYWOOD GAME NIGHT on NBC - Thursday, August 14, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jul 30, 2014

Get all the scoop on HOLLYWOOD GAME NIGHT, airing on NBC on Thursday, August 14, 2014! (more...)

NBC Announces Updated Primetime Schedule for AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR & More
by TV News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

Below, check out updated listings for NBC PRIMETIME SCHEDULE - Monday August 11, 2014 - Friday August 22, 2014 (more...)

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