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STAGE TUBE: 6-Year-Old Theater Critic Interviews StingSTAGE TUBE: 6-Year-Old Theater Critic Interviews Sting
by Stage Tube - Dec 17, 2014

THE LAST SHIP creator and now star Sting recently sat down with 6-year-old theatre critic Iain Armitage from Arlington, Va. -- and adorablness ensued. Watch the interview below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Barry Manilow Visits Sting at THE LAST SHIP!
by Walter McBride - Dec 17, 2014

On the heels of the 16-time Grammy Award winner's sold-out, standing-room-only debut performance on Tuesday night, December 9, Sting's engagement in The Last Ship on Broadway has been extended through January 24, 2015, the musical's producers Jeffrey Seller and Kathryn Schenker announced. Originally scheduled to perform with the cast for five weeks, Sting will now appear for an additional two weeks in the role of Jackie White in The Last Ship at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 W. 52 St.). His friend Barry Manilow just attended the musical and you can check out photos from backstage below! (more...)

WICKED Welcomes New Witches Caroline Bowman, Kara Lindsay and More TonightWICKED Welcomes New Witches Caroline Bowman, Kara Lindsay and More Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

WICKED welcomes new cast members to the Gershwin Theatre beginning tonight, December 16. CAROLINE BOWMAN (Kinky Boots, Eva in the Broadway revival tour of Evita) will step into the role of Elphaba, and KARA LINDSAY (original cast of Broadway's Newsies) will assume the role of Glinda, directly from playing the role on national tour. (more...)

From the Artistic Director about Into the WoodsFrom the Artistic Director about Into the Woods
by Roundabout Theatre Company - Dec 15, 2014

This week Into the Woods, a new production of the classic musical by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine, this time re-invented by the team from Fiasco Theater begins previews at the Laura Pels Theatre. (more...)

Jeff Perry, Kevin McKidd & More to Star in ANNA CHRISTIE at Odyssey TheatreJeff Perry, Kevin McKidd & More to Star in ANNA CHRISTIE at Odyssey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

Real-life father and daughter Jeff Perry (Scandal) and Zoe Perry (upcoming feature film Cotton) star with Kevin McKidd (Grey's Anatomy) and Mary Mara (Nash Bridges) when Odyssey Theatre Ensemble presents Anna Christie, opening Jan. 24 at the Odyssey Theatre in West L.A. Former Long Wharf associate artistic director Kim Rubinstein directs Eugene O'Neill's 1922 Pulitzer Prize winner. (more...)

Review Roundup: Broadway-Bound AIRLINE HIGHWAYReview Roundup: Broadway-Bound AIRLINE HIGHWAY
by Review Roundups - Dec 15, 2014

very few playwrights have the acute sense of American place you find in D'Amour's beautiful writing. Especially toward the end, 'Airline Highway' is a worthy follow-up to the similarly adroit 'Detroit,' a Pulitzer Prize finalist about another great city ridden and then mostly abandoned by the country at large. These are both moralistic plays (with similar codas) suggesting we pay more attention to the beautiful urban gardens between sea and shining sea, very much dimmed by human tears. (more...)

Last Chance To Win Tickets & Meet Sting At THE LAST SHIPLast Chance To Win Tickets & Meet Sting At THE LAST SHIP
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 15, 2014

Last chance to see Sting on Broadway and meet him at the show before the auction ends later today! (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 12/13-12/14/2014Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 12/13-12/14/2014
by - Dec 14, 2014

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, December 14, 2014 - Sunday, December 14, 2014. (more...)

Win Tickets & Meet Sting At THE LAST SHIP, Ends 12/15Win Tickets & Meet Sting At THE LAST SHIP, Ends 12/15
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 14, 2014

See Sting on Broadway and meet him afterwards! (more...)

Broadway-Bound AIRLINE HIGHWAY Opens Tonight at Chicago's Steppenwolf TheatreBroadway-Bound AIRLINE HIGHWAY Opens Tonight at Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2014

Steppenwolf Theatre Company continues its 2014/15 subscription season with the world premiere production of Airline Highway, written by Lisa D'Amour (Detroit, How to Build a Forest) and directed by Joe Mantello (The Last Ship, Casa Valentina, Wicked). Steppenwolf's production will be presented by Manhattan Theatre Club (MTC) at their Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on Broadway in Spring 2015. Airline Highway opens tonight, December 14, 2014 and runs through February 8, 2015 in Steppenwolf's Downstairs Theatre (1650 N Halsted St). (more...)

Play Club Celebrates the Best Of Cape Town and David Sedaris at MiaoPlay Club Celebrates the Best Of Cape Town and David Sedaris at Miao
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2014

This Sunday, Play Club kicks off its third year with the second annual Dassie Awards, celebrating theatrical excellence in Cape Town, along with the cynical and witty one-act one-hander THE SANTALAND DIARIES, all at the beautiful new space Miao in De Waterkant. (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: Sting Injects Broadway With Rock RoyaltyFLASH FRIDAY: Sting Injects Broadway With Rock Royalty
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 12, 2014

Today we are heralding the long-awaited Broadway return of international rock icon Sting with a salute to his theatrical work. (more...)

Proceeds from Jennifer Ashley Tepper's THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY to Benefit TDFProceeds from Jennifer Ashley Tepper's THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY to Benefit TDF
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

Dress Circle Publishing has announce a partnership with Theatre Development Fund (TDF). Part of the proceeds of The Untold Stories of Broadway, Volume 2 by Jennifer Ashley Tepper will benefit education programs at TDF, one of the nation's largest not- for profit performing arts service organizations dedicated to the audience. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sting Extends Run in THE LAST SHIP Through January 24!Photo Flash: Sting Extends Run in THE LAST SHIP Through January 24!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

On the heels of the 16-time Grammy Award winner's sold-out, standing-room-only debut performance on Tuesday night, December 9, Sting's engagement in THE LAST SHIP on Broadway has been extended through January 24, 2015, the musical's producers Jeffrey Seller and Kathryn Schenker announced. Originally scheduled to perform with the cast for five weeks, Sting will now appear for an additional two weeks in the role of Jackie White in THE LAST SHIP at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 W. 52 St.). (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Transport Group's GIMME A BREAK Gala Honoring Barbara WhitmanPhoto Flash: Inside Transport Group's GIMME A BREAK Gala Honoring Barbara Whitman
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

Transport Group, the Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, and OBIE Award-winning theatre company, just presented its annual gala Gimme a Break!, honoring Tony Award-winning producer Barbara Whitman at the Asia Society and Museum, 725 Park Avenue. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the special night below! (more...)

Larry Kramer Talks NORMAL HEART Sequel; Stars Mark Ruffalo, Jim Parsons Likely to ReturnLarry Kramer Talks NORMAL HEART Sequel; Stars Mark Ruffalo, Jim Parsons Likely to Return
by TV News Desk - Dec 10, 2014

In a new interview with Variety, writer Larry Kramer revealed details on the upcoming sequel to his Tony Award-winning play THE NORMAL HEART, set to air on HBO, again helmed by Ryan Murphy. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Steppenwolf's Broadway-Bound AIRLINE HIGHWAY!Photo Flash: First Look at Steppenwolf's Broadway-Bound AIRLINE HIGHWAY!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2014

Steppenwolf Theatre Company continues its 2014/15 Subscription season with the world premiere production ofAirline Highway, written by Lisa D'Amour (Detroit, Cherokee) and directed by Joe Mantello (Take Me Out, Assassins, Wicked). Steppenwolf's production will be presented by Manhattan Theatre Club (MTC) at their Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on Broadway in Spring 2015. Airline Highway began previews December 4, 2014 (Opening night is December 14, 2014; Press performances are December 13 at 3pm and December 16 at 7:30pm) and continues through February 8, 2015 in Steppenwolf's Downstairs Theatre (1650 N Halsted St). Single tickets to Airline Highway ($20 - $86) are available through Audience Services (1650 N Halsted St); at 312-335-1650 or steppenwolf.org. (more...)

DVR ALERT: Sting to Guest on Bravo's WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE, 12/18DVR ALERT: Sting to Guest on Bravo's WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE, 12/18
by TV News Desk - Dec 10, 2014

Bravo has announced that Sting, currently making his Broadway debut in THE LAST SHIP, and his wife, Trudie Styler, will be guests on WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE on Thursday, December 18, 2014. (more...)

BWW TV: Sting is Back on Broadway! Inside His Opening Night in THE LAST SHIP!BWW TV: Sting is Back on Broadway! Inside His Opening Night in THE LAST SHIP!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 10, 2014

Just last night, Sting joined the cast of the musical he penned, The Last Ship, for a limited run through January 10, 2015. He will be replacing actor Jimmy Nail, who is said to have 'blessed' the move. Sting then joins Paul Simon on tour in New Zealand on January 30, 2015, making any further extensions unlikely. BroadwayWorld was there for his first official curtain call last night, and you can go inside the special night below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Sting Celebrates Opening Night in THE LAST SHIP!Photo Coverage: Sting Celebrates Opening Night in THE LAST SHIP!
by Walter McBride - Dec 10, 2014

Just last night, Sting joined the cast of the musical he penned, The Last Ship, for a limited run through January 10, 2015. He will be replacing actor Jimmy Nail, who is said to have 'blessed' the move. Sting then joins Paul Simon on tour in New Zealand on January 30, 2015, making any further extensions unlikely. BroadwayWorld was there for his first official curtain call last night, and you can check out photos from after the curtain went down below! (more...)

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