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@thejeffcalhoun - 7/23/14 11:03am Did you catch @Newsies on @GMA yesterday? http://t.co/XP0nepLxwC


@thejeffcalhoun - 7/23/14 10:30am I’m sleeping on the street w/ @CovenantHouse’s #BwaySleepout for homeless kids. You can donate here: http://t.co/I6v2a2vuBs


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VIDEO: Christopher Gattelli & NEWSIES Cast Teach 'Get Up and Go' Workout on GMA
by TV News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Below, check out the appearance of the cast of Broadway's NEWSIES, who shared their Broadway-style workout routine on this morning's GOOD MORNING AMERICA, live from Times Square! (more...)

Rory O'Malley, Caissie Levy and More Set for 2014 Covenant House SLEEP OUT: BROADWAY EDITION, 8/17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

The Covenant House has announced the Second Annual Sleep Out: Broadway Edition on Sunday, August 17, 2014, where members of the Broadway community will spend the night sleeping on the streets outside the Covenant House to raise much needed funds for homeless youth. The Executive Committee Members of Covenant House's Sleep Out: Broadway Edition is made up of Stephanie J. Block, Jeff Calhoun, Capathia Jenkins, Denis O'Hare, Tom Schumacher and Keala Settle. (more...)

Original NEWSIES Star Capathia Jenkins Set to Return as 'Medda' on 7/15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

Newsies, the Tony Award® winning 'Critics' Pick,' just announced that original cast member Capathia Jenkins will return to the show in the role of Medda Larkin. Jenkins, who originated the role on Broadway, begins performances onTuesday, July 15 and will remain with the hit musical through its final performance on August 24. (more...)

Ars Nova Sets July Programming, Featuring Guy Branum, SHOWGASM and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

Ars Nova (Jason Eagan, Artistic Director; Renee Blinkwolt, Managing Director) announces a July lineup featuring three exciting new comedy, music and theater events. Coming up in July: (All shows are at 8pm unless otherwise noted) (more...)

NEWSIES Cast Looks Back At Past Production Highlights
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 26, 2014

Multi-Tony Award-winning screen-to-stage musical hit NEWSIES announced its closing date earlier this week and a new retrospective video featurette celebrating the highs of the production over the years has been unveiled via the show's official Facebook page. (more...)

NEWSIES Says Goodbye & Announces Tour With Spirited New Retrospective Video
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 23, 2014

Multi-Tony Award-winning screen-to-stage musical hit NEWSIES announced its closing date earlier this week a new retrospective video featurette celebrating the highs of the production thus far as well as announcing the forthcoming national tour has been unveiled via the show's official Facebook page. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 6/21-6/22/2014
by - Jun 22, 2014

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, June 22, 2014 - Sunday, June 22, 2014. (more...)

BREAKING NEWS: NEWSIES to Close on Broadway This August
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2014

This Just In! Intended initially for a limited run, and turning into a 2+ year hit, Newsies, featuring a score with music by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken and lyrics by Jack Feldman, with a book by four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein, will play its final performance at Broadway's Nederlander Theatre onS unday, August 24, 2014 prior to launching its national tour in October. Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions, Newsies is directed by Jeff Calhoun and choreographed by Christopher Gattelli. (more...)

MY BIG GAY 'GAY CAMP' TALENT SHOW to Headline at the Duplex for Pride Week, 6/23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

The creators of the hit comedy show Gay Camp are returning with a one-night-only cabaret titled My Big Gay 'Gay Camp' Talent Show, playing at the Duplex Cabaret Theatre on Monday, June 23 at 7pm. (more...)

Luke Spring to Join Maurice Hines in 'TAPPIN' THRU LIFE' at The Wallis, 5/9-24
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

The Wallis Center for the Performing Arts presents Maurice Hines is Tappin' Thru Life for 19 performances only from May 9 - 24, 2014 in the Bram Goldsmith Theater. Maurice Hines, a Tony Award nominee, is a celebrated dancer, choreographer, director, and singer, whose impressive career spans over 40 years. Directed by Tony Award nominee Jeff Calhoun (Broadway's Newsies and Grey Gardens), Maurice Hines is Tappin' Thru Life features D.C.'s dynamic tap-dancing duo, the Manzari Brothers, 11-year old tapping phenomenon Luke Spring, as well as the all-female, nine-piece big band, The DIVA Jazz Orchestra. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: BYU's A Capella Group Stages Showstopping One-Shot NEWSIES Medley
by Tyler Peterson - May 21, 2014

Brigham Young University's a capella group Vocal Point pulled together 85 student performers and crew members to stage a showstopping, stripped down one-shot tribute to NEWSIES - and they undoubtedly succeeded.. Check it out below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Rosie O'Donnell Visits NEWSIES
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

Rosie O'Donnell, one of Broadway's biggest supporters, went to see the Tony Award-winning smash-hit musical Newsies at the Nederlander Theatre (208 W 41st St.) this weekend. Following the performance, Ms. O'Donnell went backstage to meet the cast, later tweeting, 'LOVED IT SO MUCH - amazing talent on that stage!' Below, check out a photo of O'Donnell backstage with NEWSIES cast member Jack Scott! (more...)

MAURICE HINES IS TAPPIN' THRU LIFE! Comes to Cleveland Play House, 5/30-6/29
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

Cleveland Play House enthusiastically welcomes dance legend Maurice Hines to Cleveland in the toe-tapping extravaganza, Maurice Hines is Tappin' Thru Life. Co-produced with Alliance Theatre and Arena Stage, CPH audiences will be dazzled by this infectious production, which brings the history of American tap to life. Directed by Tony-nominee Jeff Calhoun (Newsies) and featuring contemporary tap icons The Manzari Brothers and music from the all-female big band The Diva Orchestra, Tappin' Thru Life will dance its way onto PlayhouseSquare's Allen Theatre stage for an extended run from May 30 - June 29. Special gratitude is given to CPH's generous sponsor, Zinner & Co. (more...)

BWW Reviews: MAURICE HINES IS TAPPIN' THRU LIFE Combines Incredible Dancing and Heartfelt Memories
by Shari Barrett - May 10, 2014

The show is a celebration of the life of Maurice Hines, his brother Gregory, and their parents who Maurice fondly remembers throughout the show. Adding to emotional content, moveable screens that divide the orchestra from the performing area were often used to display photographs of the Hines family in their early days. And throughout the show, Hines, now a young 70 years old, expresses sheer joy in entertaining his audience, singing and dancing with a passion from deep within his soul. You can't help but be pulled into the magic! (more...)

Mo Gaffney Joins Cast of Ogunquit Playhouse's GREASE
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2014

The Ogunquit Playhouse, America's Foremost Summer Theatre, kicks off its 82nd season with Grease, the musical that Ogunquit audiences rated as the No. 1 show they wanted to see in 2014. It's the beloved rock n' roll celebration of teen angst, fast cars and first loves all set in the fabulous fifties. This all-new production is on stage May 21 to June 21 and features the irresistible songs from the Tony Award nominated Broadway show and hit movie, including 'You're The One That I Want,' 'Grease Is The Word,' 'Summer Nights,' 'Hopelessly Devoted To You,' 'Greased Lightnin' and many more. (more...)

Luke Spring Joins Maurice Hines in 'TAPPIN' THRU LIFE' at The Wallis, Now thru 5/24
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2014

The Wallis Center for the Performing Arts presents Maurice Hines is Tappin' Thru Life for 19 performances only from today, May 9 - 24, 2014 in the Bram Goldsmith Theater. (more...)

MAURICE HINES IS TAPPIN' THRU LIFE Comes to The Wallis, 5/9-24
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2014

The Wallis Center for the Performing Arts presents Maurice Hines is Tappin' Thru Life for 19 performances only from May 9 - 24, 2014 in the Bram Goldsmith Theater. Maurice Hines, a Tony Award nominee, is a celebrated dancer, choreographer, director, and singer, whose impressive career spans over 40 years. Directed by Tony Award nominee Jeff Calhoun (Broadway's Newsies and Grey Gardens), Maurice Hines is Tappin' Thru Life features D.C.'s dynamic tap-dancing duo, the Manzari Brothers, as well as the all-female, nine-piece big band, The Diva Jazz Orchestra. (more...)

NEWSIES Celebrates 1 Million Audience Members With New Fan Featurette
by Pat Cerasaro - May 07, 2014

Disney's hit screen-to-stage adaptation NEWSIES is currently celebrating reaching the milestone of over 1 million atendees to the Broadway show and a new fan-focused featurette is now available to view. (more...)

Video: NEWSIES Cast Show Off Favorite Fan Gifts in Honor of 1 Million Guests
by Stage Tube - May 06, 2014

In celebration of one million guests visiting the Broadway musical NEWSIES, the cast show off their favorite fan gifts that they have received over the show's run. (more...)

Photo Flash: Alice Ripley, Marc Kudisch & More Honor Frank Wildhorn at Marymount Manhattan Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2014

Robert Cuccioli, Rachel York, Alice Ripley, Karen Mason ,Marc Kudisch, Shannon Lewis, Martin Charnin and Shelly Burch joined Marymount Manhattan College in celebrating Frank Wildhorn at Gotham Hall on April 28, 2014 at 6:30pm. Check out photos from the event below! (more...)

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