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Review Roundup: Second Stage's SEX WITH STRANGERS
by Review Roundups - Jul 30, 2014

Second Stage Theatre continues its 35th Anniversary Season with Laura Eason's SEX WITH STRANGERS, directed by David Schwimmer and featuring Anna Gunn and Billy Magnussen. The show opens tonight, July 30, off-Broadway. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Second Stage Theatre's SEX WITH STRANGERS, Starring Anna Gunn and Billy Magnussen, Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

Second Stage Theatre continues its 35th Anniversary Season with Laura Eason's SEX WITH STRANGERS, directed by David Schwimmer and starring Anna Gunn and Billy Magnussen. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at West End's Original 'Frankie Valli' Ryan Molloy in Broadway's JERSEY BOYS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

The producers of the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning hit musical Jersey Boys welcome Olivier Award nominee Ryan Molloy, who won critical acclaim for originating the role of Frankie Valliin the London production, to Broadway for a limited engagement, beginning tonight, Tuesday, July 29. Molloy will remain with the show through Sunday, October 19. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at Molloy onstage with the Broadway company! (more...)

VIOLET with Sutton Foster Enters Final Two Weeks of Performances on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Violet, starring two-time Tony Award winner Sutton Foster, Colin Donnell, Alexander Gemignani and Tony Award nominee Joshua Henry will conclude its limited engagement at Broadway's American Airlines Theatre (227 West 42nd Street) on Sunday, August 10, 2014 at 2:00PM. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at John Lithgow, Annette Bening & More in Public Theater's KING LEAR in the Park!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

The Public Theater presents King Lear, the second show of The Public's free Shakespeare in the Park season at the Delacorte. Featuring John Lithgow as Lear, this enduring tragedy is currently in previews and runs through Sunday, August 17, with an official press opening on Tuesday, August 5. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: A Sultry First Look at Anna Gunn and Billy Magnussen in Second Stage's SEX WITH STRANGERS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Second Stage Theatre continues its 35th Anniversary Season with Laura Eason's SEX WITH STRANGERS, directed by David Schwimmer and featuring Anna Gunn and Billy Magnussen. Scroll down for a first look at the stars in action! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Marta Milans, Roberta Colindrez and More in Second Stage Theatre's MALA HIERBA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Second Stage Theatre continues the 2014 Uptown Series with the New York premiere of MALA HIERBA, written by Tanya Saracho (HBO's 'Looking' and 'Girls') and directed by Jerry Ruiz. MALA HIERBA will feature Roberta Colindrez, Sandra Marquez, Marta Milans, and Ana Nogueira. The show is currently in previews and will open tomorrow, Thursday, July 24th. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

MTC's Lisa McNulty Named New Producing Artistic Director of Women's Project Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Women's Project Theater today announced the appointment of Lisa McNulty to become the Off-Broadway theatre's new Producing Artistic Director. Ms. McNulty, who has been Artistic Line Producer at Manhattan Theatre Club since 2006, will assume her new position as of August 11, 2014. (more...)

Saul Williams on Closing of HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME: 'It Was Going to Be an Uphill Battle'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

In a new interview with Rolling Stone, HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME star Saul Williams spoke about the recent cancellation of the Tupac Shakur-inspired musical (more...)

Michelle Williams Extends Role Through November 9
by Roundabout Theatre Company - Jul 22, 2014

We are pleased to announce that 3-time Academy Award nominee & Golden Globe winner, Michelle Williams has extended her acclaimed run as 'Sally Bowles' in Cabaret on Broadway through November 9, 2014. (more...)

BWW Flashback: HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME Closes on Broadway Today
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 20, 2014

Holler If Ya Hear Me, written by Todd Kreidler and directed by Kenny Leon, plays its final Broadway performance today after 30 performances. The Tupac inspired musical originally opened on June 19 at the Palace Theatre. (more...)

BWW Reviews: PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES Serves Up Twangy Charm
by Michael Dale - Jul 19, 2014

Encores! Off-Center brings back one of Broadway's more surprising success stories. (more...)

Lena Hall Talks Rannells Take on HEDWIG: 'It Won't Be A Carbon Copy'
by TV News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

Hedwig star Lena Hall spoke to The Hollywood Reporter about the upcoming transition. (more...)

Review Roundup: Encores! Off-Center's PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES
by Review Roundups - Jul 17, 2014

Pump Boys and Dinettes, the final production of the 2014 Encores! Off-Center series, stars Jordan Dean, Hunter Foster, Mamie Parris, Randy Redd, Katie Thompson and Lorenzo Wolff. Pump Boys and Dinettes began performances last night, July 16. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Hunter Foster, Katie Thompson, Mamie Parris & More in Encores! PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

Pump Boys and Dinettes, the final production of the 2014 Encores! Off-Center series, stars Jordan Dean, Hunter Foster, Mamie Parris, Randy Redd, Katie Thompson and Lorenzo Wolff. Pump Boys, and begins performances tonight, July 16. Continuing through July 19, the production is directed by Lear deBessonet and choreographed by Danny Mefford. Jeanine Tesori is theEncores! Off-Center artistic director; Chris Fenwick is the music director. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

Tupac Shakur Musical HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, Starring Saul Williams, Will Close on Broadway This Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

Broadway's HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, the new musical inspired by the lyrics of Tupac Shakur, will close on Sunday, July 20 at the Palace Theatre. As of that date, the musical will have played 38 regular performances and 17 preview performances. HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME began previews June 2 and opened June 19. (more...)

Casts of PIPPIN, THE FIRST WIVES CLUB, KINKY BOOTS & More to Perform at Broadway In Chicago's Summer Concert; Full Line-Up Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

Broadway In Chicago has announced the full concert line-up at the annual FREE BROADWAY IN CHICAGO SUMMER CONCERT, sponsored by ABC 7 Chicago, that will take place on Monday, August 18, 2014 at 6:15 p.m. at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion at Millennium Park (201 E Randolph St). (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 7/14/14 - PAGEANT, THE ADDAMS FAMILY at the Muny, Justin Timberlake, Bastille Day and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jul 14, 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: PAGEANT returns to the stage, Rob McClure and Jenny Powers star in THE ADDAMS FAMILY in St. Louis, and Tony-winner Lena Hall and more gather at 54 Below to belt out songs by Justin Timberlake! (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE LONG SHRIFT Gives a Worthy Subject The Short Shrift
by Michael Dale - Jul 14, 2014

First-time playwright Robert Boswell and first-time director James Franco deal with the issue of rape and miscommunication. (more...)

BUYER & CELLAR, Starring Michael Urie, Begins LA Run Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2014

Jonathan Tolins' outrageous new comedy 'Buyer & Cellar' featuring Michael Urie (TV's 'Ugly Betty') opens tonight, July 13, at the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum at 7 p.m. Directed by Stephen Brackett, this New York runaway hit continues through August 17. (more...)

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