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Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at FREAKY FRIDAY, Coming to Cleveland Play HousePhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at FREAKY FRIDAY, Coming to Cleveland Play House
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

The body-swapping duo in Cleveland Play House's (CPH) musical production of Disney's Freaky Friday will be played by Heidi Blickenstaff (Broadway's Something Rotten!) and Emma Hunton (Broadway's Spring Awakening). Blickenstaff and Hunton will reprise their roles as Katherine Blake (mother) and Ellie Blake (daughter) from La Jolla Playhouse's production, which launched a three-theatre co-production that will move to Cleveland Play House and conclude with a run at Houston's Alley Theatre. Get a sneak peek at them in action at La Jolla Playhouse before they hit Cleveland! (more...)

Martin Scorsese Exhibition to Close This Month at MoMI with Special GuestsMartin Scorsese Exhibition to Close This Month at MoMI with Special Guests
by Movies News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

The exhibition, Martin Scorsese, devoted to the director's life, work, and passion for cinema, which opened on December 11, has attracted more than 50,000 visitors to the Museum's galleries and to the comprehensive retrospective of the director's work in its theaters. (more...)

FIELD GUIDE Premiere, 'FATHER COMES HOME' and More on Tap for Yale Rep's 2017-18 SeasonFIELD GUIDE Premiere, 'FATHER COMES HOME' and More on Tap for Yale Rep's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Yale Repertory Theatre, the multiple Tony Award-winning theatre dedicated to the production of new plays and bold interpretations of classic works, has announced its 2017-18 Season. (more...)

Janeane Garofalo, Lili Taylor, and Celia Weston to Star in MARVIN'S ROOM at Roundabout Theatre CompanyJaneane Garofalo, Lili Taylor, and Celia Weston to Star in MARVIN'S ROOM at Roundabout Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) announces the stars of the Broadway premiere of Marvin's Room, by Scott McPherson, directed by Obie Award-winning director, Anne Kauffman (Detroit) making her Broadway debut. (more...)

Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY Studio Recording Out on CD TodayDisney's FREAKY FRIDAY Studio Recording Out on CD Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Physical CDs of the world premiere studio recording of Disney's Freaky Friday, the new musical based on the beloved novel by Mary Rodgers and two hit Disney films, are now available wherever music is sold. Following its digital release on February 10, the studio cast recording continues to be available wherever digital music is sold and streamed. (more...)

Cleveland Play House to Stage BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY This SpringCleveland Play House to Stage BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Cleveland Play House's Outcalt Theatre will be transformed into the rent-controlled apartment of ex-cop Walter 'Pops' Washington in the bold, fresh, and unfiltered work of renowned playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis. Packed with irreverent humor, lightning-quick dialogue, and tremendous heart, Between Riverside and Crazy is the Pulitzer Prize-winning dark comedy about family, pride, and redemption. (more...)

Heidi Blickenstaff and Emma Hunton to Reprise Mother-Daughter Roles When FREAKY FRIDAY Hits Cleveland; Show Extended!Heidi Blickenstaff and Emma Hunton to Reprise Mother-Daughter Roles When FREAKY FRIDAY Hits Cleveland; Show Extended!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

The body-swapping duo in Cleveland Play House's (CPH) musical production of Disney's Freaky Friday will be played by Heidi Blickenstaff (Broadway's Something Rotten!) and Emma Hunton (Broadway's Spring Awakening). (more...)

World Premiere Studio Recording of Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY A New Musical Released Digitally TodayWorld Premiere Studio Recording of Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY A New Musical Released Digitally Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

The world premiere studio recording of Disney's Freaky Friday, the new musical based on the beloved novel by Mary Rodgers and two hit Disney films, is released digitally by Walt Disney Records today, February 10, 2017. (more...)

WICKED Welcomes New Citizens of Oz Next MonthWICKED Welcomes New Citizens of Oz Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

Beginning performances Tuesday, February 7, WICKED will welcome back PJ BENJAMIN, who will return to the Broadway blockbuster in the role of The Wizard, and CHAD JENNINGS, direct from the National Tour of WICKED, in the role of Doctor Dillamond. This is Chad's Broadway debut. (more...)

Octavia Spencer Named Hasty Pudding Theatrical's Woman of the YearOctavia Spencer Named Hasty Pudding Theatrical's Woman of the Year
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

The Hasty Pudding Theatricals, the oldest theatrical organization in the United States, announces Oscar winning actress, OCTAVIA SPENCER as the recipient of its 2017 Woman of the Year Award. (more...)

Museum of the Moving Image Announces Publication of REVERSE SHOT Book on Martin Scorcese January ScreeningsMuseum of the Moving Image Announces Publication of REVERSE SHOT Book on Martin Scorcese January Screenings
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Museum of the Moving Image will publish the tome Martin Scorsese: He Is Cinema, a Reverse Shot. To celebrate the book's release the Museum of the Moving image is hosting a week of events. See the full schedule below:  (more...)

Dwight Yoakam Returns to Indian Ranch 8/13Dwight Yoakam Returns to Indian Ranch 8/13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Indian Ranch announced that Dwight Yoakam will return to Webster, MA on Sunday, August 13, 2017. Tickets go on-sale Friday, January 13, 2017 at 10 AM at www.indianranch.com. (more...)

Tina Fey, Emma Stone, Jon Hamm & More Attend THR's Women in EntertainmentTina Fey, Emma Stone, Jon Hamm & More Attend THR's Women in Entertainment
by TV News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

The Hollywood Reporter hosted its 25th Annual Women in Entertainment Breakfast today, honoring Tina Fey with the Sherry Lansing Leadership Award and Ryan Murphy with the inaugural Equity in Entertainment Award. (more...)

FREAKY FRIDAY Musical to Hit the Studio for Walt Disney RecordsFREAKY FRIDAY Musical to Hit the Studio for Walt Disney Records
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

The world premiere studio recording of Freaky Friday, the new musical based on the beloved novel by Mary Rodgers and two hit Disney films, will be recorded later this year and released by Walt Disney Records in early 2017. (more...)

The Critically-Acclaimed, Innovative Holiday Hit Returns to Rubicon CHARLES DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROLThe Critically-Acclaimed, Innovative Holiday Hit Returns to Rubicon CHARLES DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

 Last season's critically acclaimed, World Premiere hit CHARLES DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL returns to Rubicon Theatre Company this holiday season with Broadway, TV and film veterans Peter Van Norden (RTC's Copenhagen) and Joe Spano ("NCIS," RTC's Bucky) reprising their roles in this innovative retelling of the classic. Adapted by Producing Artistic Director Karyl Lynn Burns and directed byBrian McDonald, the 25-member cast features many of the same actors from the original production that earned a "Critic's Choice" in the Los Angeles Times and rave reviews from Ventura County Star, CASA Magazine, VIDA Magazine and the Ventura Breeze. Presented as a play with music, this dynamic and compelling stage version is highly theatrical. Actors narrate at various times, play multiple characters, sing and contribute to the soundscape for the production in the style of the Royal Shakespeare Company's landmark production of The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby. CHARLES DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL opens in Ventura on Saturday, December 10 at 7:00 p.m. followed by an after-party at Rhumb Line Restaurant. Low-priced previews are December 7-9. The show runs Wednesdays through Sundays through December 24. (more...)

Lawrence Gilliard Jr., Chris Bauer and More Head to David Mamet's THE PENITENT Off-BroadwayLawrence Gilliard Jr., Chris Bauer and More Head to David Mamet's THE PENITENT Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Atlantic Theater Company has announced casting for the world premiere play The Penitent, by Atlantic's Pulitzer Prize-winning co-founder David Mamet, directed by artistic director Neil Pepe. (more...)

Meryl Streep Named Recipient GOLDEN GLOBE's Cecil B. deMille Award 2017Meryl Streep Named Recipient GOLDEN GLOBE's Cecil B. deMille Award 2017
by TV News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Meryl Streep is the recipient of the Cecil B. deMille Award of the 74th Golden Globes. With eight Golden Globes and 29 nominations, Meryl Streep is an icon of the performing arts. (more...)

BAFTA LA to Honor Jodi Foster, Ricky Gervais & More with Special PortraitsBAFTA LA to Honor Jodi Foster, Ricky Gervais & More with Special Portraits
by Movies News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles (BAFTA Los Angeles) has commissioned British artist Lincoln Townley to create a suite of portraits in celebration of the 2016 British Academy Britannia Award honorees (more...)

Photo Flash: Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY Celebrates Opening Night in D.C. with Heidi Blickenstaff, Emma Hunton and More!Photo Flash: Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY Celebrates Opening Night in D.C. with Heidi Blickenstaff, Emma Hunton and More!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Signature Theatre presents the world premiere production of Disney's Freaky Friday. Developed by Disney Theatrical Productions expressly for licensing to theatres, Freaky Friday features a book by Bridget Carpenter, music by Tom Kitt and lyrics by Brian Yorkey. This premiere production will be directed by Christopher Ashley with choreography by Sergio Trujillo. Freaky Friday runs now through November 20 in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below! (more...)

Japan Society Gallery Benefit Auction to Feature 43 Lots with Sugimoto, Yoshitoshi, Simon Starling & MoreJapan Society Gallery Benefit Auction to Feature 43 Lots with Sugimoto, Yoshitoshi, Simon Starling & More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

For its third year running, the 2016 Japan Society Gallery Benefit Auction showcases the dynamism of visual creativity from Japan or inspired by its rich artistic heritage. Pre-event online bidding begins October 19 at Artsy.net and live and silent auctions will be held at Japan Society's landmarked Junzo Yoshimura-designed headquarters on 47th Street, New York City, on November 2. (more...)

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