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FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Cast Recording to Feature Bonus Track From Violinist Itzhak PerlmanFIDDLER ON THE ROOF Cast Recording to Feature Bonus Track From Violinist Itzhak Perlman
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

† The producers of the Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof announce that ITZHAK PERLMAN, the reigning virtuoso of the violin, has recorded a special bonus track for the upcoming New Broadway Cast Album of Fiddler on the Roof. †PERLMAN has recorded 'Excerpts from Fiddler on the Roof' arranged by John Williams. (more...)

Complete Cast, Creative Team Set for Broadway's AMERICAN PSYCHO; Rehearsals Begin Next Week!Complete Cast, Creative Team Set for Broadway's AMERICAN PSYCHO; Rehearsals Begin Next Week!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

AMERICAN PSYCHO, the American premiere of a new musical based on the novel by Bret Easton Ellis -- which celebrates the 25th anniversary of its publication this March -- has welcomed Theo Stockman (American Idiot, Hair) and Brandon Kalm (American Idiot on tour) to the cast, it was announced today. (more...)

Industry Reading of J.T. Rogers' WHITE PEOPLE Held TodayIndustry Reading of J.T. Rogers' WHITE PEOPLE Held Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

White People, a new play about diversity by J.T ROGERS, will be given an industry reading this afternoon.† The author of the acclaimed plays Blood and Gifts and The Overwhelming takes a look at the racial issues dividing America today. (more...)

Broadway's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF to Donate Portion of Ticket Sales to Flint, MI This MonthBroadway's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF to Donate Portion of Ticket Sales to Flint, MI This Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

The producers of the hit Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof announced this morning†that the production will donate $2 from every full-price ticket purchased to the show for all February 2016 performances to The United Way of Genesee County's Flint Water Fund, which directly provides aid the Michigan city's residents, currently suffering from a critical drinking water contamination crisis.† (more...)

Al Pacino's CHINA DOLL Recoups on BroadwayAl Pacino's CHINA DOLL Recoups on Broadway
by Nora Dominick - Jan 21, 2016

CHINA DOLL starring Al Pacino has recouped on Broadway this week. The new play by David Mamet has recouped its $3.7 million investment costs according to†The New York Times.† (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - HBO Presents Audra McDonald in LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR & GRILLPhoto Flash: First Look - HBO Presents Audra McDonald in LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR & GRILL
by TV News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

Below, check out photos of†Audra McDonald†as†Billie Holiday, in the performance that won her her sixth Tony. LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR & GRILL premieres Saturday, March 12 at 9 PM, only on HBO. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - HBO Presents Audra McDonald in LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR & GRILLVIDEO: First Look - HBO Presents Audra McDonald in LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR & GRILL
by TV News Desk - Jan 18, 2016

Below, get a first look at Audra McDonald as Billie Holiday, in the performance that won her her sixth Tony. LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR & GRILL premieres Saturday, March 12 at 9 PM, only on HBO. (more...)

Sacha Wares Returns To Almeida Theatre to Direct World Premiere of BOY, April 5Sacha Wares Returns To Almeida Theatre to Direct World Premiere of BOY, April 5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

Sacha Wares†will be returning to Almeida Theatre to direct the world premiere of†Leo Butler's new play†Boy,†after her directorial success with the critically acclaimed production,†Game, by Mike Bartlett, in 2015. †Boy†will run at the Almeida Theatre from†5 April†until†28 May 2016, with press night on†12 April 2016.†Director†Sacha Wares†is joined by a formidable creative team, including two powerhouse contemporary designers,†Miriam Buether†for set design†(Wild Swans, Sucker Punch, My Child, Generations),†who worked with Sacha on†Game†at the Almeida in 2015, and†Ultz†for costume†(Jerusalem, Hobson's Choice, Fallout, Pied Pier), who will be collaborating with Miriam, on design, for the very first time.†Further creative credits include movement by†Leon Baugh, lighting by†Jack Knowles†and sound by†Gareth Fry. (more...)

AMERICAN PSYCHO to Begin Broadway Performances 3/24; Full Cast AnnouncedAMERICAN PSYCHO to Begin Broadway Performances 3/24; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

AMERICAN PSYCHO, the American premiere of a new musical based on the novel by†Bret Easton Ellis†-- which celebrates the 25th†anniversary of its publication this March -- will begin performances on Broadway at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. (more...)

SYLVIA, Starring Annaleigh Ashford and Matthew Broderick, Concludes Broadway RunSYLVIA, Starring Annaleigh Ashford and Matthew Broderick, Concludes Broadway Run
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2016

SYLVIA, the Broadway revival of the play by two-time Pulitzer Prize-nominee A.R. Gurney (The Dining Room, Love Letters) will end its limited-engagement today, Sunday, January 3, 2016. (more...)

VIDEO SPOOF: Christmas Light Display Set to David Mamet's 'Coffee Is For Closers' SpeechVIDEO SPOOF: Christmas Light Display Set to David Mamet's 'Coffee Is For Closers' Speech
by Michael Dale - Dec 17, 2015

Comedy website Clickhole posts a variation of infamously gaudy home holiday displays. (more...)

Photo Coverage: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Celebrates First Night of Chanukah at DorotPhoto Coverage: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Celebrates First Night of Chanukah at Dorot
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Dec 8, 2015

The new Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof is got into the holiday spirit by celebrating the first night of Chanukah on Sunday at DOROT on Upper East Side. DOROT, an innovative leader in mobilizing volunteers of all ages to improve the lives and health of the elderly, welcomed members of the Fiddler cast to perform 'If I Were a Rich Man' and 'Sunrise, Sunset' and visit with the seniors. More information on the organization is at www.DorotUSA.org (more...)

VIDEO: Becoming SYLVIA, An Inside Look At Annaleigh Ashford's Physicality CoachingsVIDEO: Becoming SYLVIA, An Inside Look At Annaleigh Ashford's Physicality Coachings
by Michael Dale - Dec 7, 2015

How the Tony-winner trained to perfect the realistic physicality needed to play Matthew Broderick's four-legged friend. (more...)

David Mamet's CHINA DOLL, Starring Al Pacino, Opens Tonight on BroadwayDavid Mamet's CHINA DOLL, Starring Al Pacino, Opens Tonight on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2015

China Doll, the new play by David Mamet starring Tony, Emmy and Academy Award-winner Al Pacino, officially opens tonight, December 4, after a two-week delay.†Directed by Tony Award-winner Pam MacKinnon (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf) and co-starring Christopher Denham ('Master Harold'... and the Boys, Argo, 'Manhattan'), China Doll†plays†the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street) and†marks the tenth presentation of a David Mamet work by Messrs Richards, Frankel and Treaxler on Broadway and in the West End. (more...)

Support The Performing Arts Project: Bid To Meet CHINA DOLL's Legendary Al PacinoSupport The Performing Arts Project: Bid To Meet CHINA DOLL's Legendary Al Pacino
by Michael Dale - Dec 3, 2015

Meet the stage and screen legend after seeing David Mamet's new play from VIP seats. (more...)

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF's Sheldon Harnick to Appear on THIRTEEN's 'MetroFocus', 12/4FIDDLER ON THE ROOF's Sheldon Harnick to Appear on THIRTEEN's 'MetroFocus', 12/4
by TV News Desk - Dec 2, 2015

50 years after its premiere, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF†returns to Broadway for its fifth revival. MetroFocus†talks to the original lyricist Sheldon Harnick about the show's lasting impact. (more...)

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF to Celebrate First Night of Chanukah with Events Across the CityFIDDLER ON THE ROOF to Celebrate First Night of Chanukah with Events Across the City
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

The new Broadway revival of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF is getting in the holiday spirit by celebrating the first night of Chanukah with four major events this Sunday, December 6. From DOROT on Upper East Side to Macy's and Hebro in Midtown to The Museum of Eldridge Street on Manhattan's historic Lower East Side, the city will be covered with FIDDLER cast appearances and performances to celebrate the Jewish Festival of Lights. (more...)

Breaking News: SYLVIA Will Conclude Broadway Run in JanuaryBreaking News: SYLVIA Will Conclude Broadway Run in January
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

SYLVIA, the Broadway revival of the play by two-time Pulitzer Prize-nomineeA.R. Gurney†(The Dining Room,†Love Letters) will end its limited-engagement on†Sunday, January 3, 2016.††SYLVIA†began previews on Friday, October 2ndand opened on Tuesday, October 27, 2015.† When it closes,†SYLVIA†will have played 79 performances and 27 previews.††SYLVIA†is currently playing at The Cort Theatre (138 W. 48th Street). Tickets for†SYLVIA†are available online atwww.telecharge.com†or by calling†(212) 239-6200, or in-person at The Cort Theatre box office (138 W. 48th†St.). † (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: CHINA DOLL's Al Pacino Wins a 1969 Tony For DOES A TIGER WEAR A NECKTIE?FLASH FRIDAY: CHINA DOLL's Al Pacino Wins a 1969 Tony For DOES A TIGER WEAR A NECKTIE?
by Michael Dale - Nov 20, 2015

He was a 29-year-old member of The Actors Studio when Patty Duke announced his name. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Al Pacino and Christopher Denham in CHINA DOLL on Broadway!Photo Flash: First Look at Al Pacino and Christopher Denham in CHINA DOLL on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2015

CHINA DOLL is the new play by David Mamet starring Tony, Emmy and Academy Award-winner Al Pacino. Directed by Tony Award-winner Pam MacKinnon (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf) and co-starring Christopher Denham ('Master Harold'... and the Boys, Argo, 'Manhattan'), CHINA DOLL is currently in previews at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street). The press opening is scheduled for December 4th. Check out a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

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