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JERSEY BOYS Becomes Broadway's Thirteenth Longest-Running Show
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

As of the performance tonight, Wednesday, April 9, the Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical JERSEY BOYS will surpass 42nd Street with 3,487 performances, becoming the 13th longest-running show in Broadway history. (more...)

Perkins+Will Designs Largest Neuroscience Facility in the United States
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

WASHINGTON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Global architecture and design firm Perkins+Will announces the completion of Phase II of the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) John Edward Porter Neuroscience Research Center. Located on the western edge of NIH's Bethesda, Maryland campus, the 320,000 square foot research center is comprised of ten different institutes including the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) and the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). Working together scientists will further groundbreaking discoveries and medical advancements impacting neuroscience research globally. (more...)

Bill Maher to Perform at Andrew Jackson Hall, 7/13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2014

Stand-up comedian, television host, bestselling author, and Emmy nominee Bill Maher is returning to Nashville, bringing his stand-up comedy tour to the Tennessee Performing Arts Center's Andrew Jackson Hall for one night only on Sunday, July 13, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Danielle Wade Stars in THE WIZARD OF OZ at Segerstrom Center, Now thru 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

Segerstrom Center for the Arts presents the Orange County engagement of the first North American tour of the new stage adaptation of THE WIZARD OF OZ. The show will play at Segerstrom Hall from today, February 11 - 23, 2014. (more...)

Joseph Leo Bwarie and Nick Cosgrove Assume Role of 'Frankie Valli' in Broadway's JERSEY BOYS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

The producers of the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning hit musical Jersey Boys have announced that Joseph Leo Bwarie and Nick Cosgrove will assume the role of Frankie Valli in the Broadway cast tonight, January 28, 2014. (more...)

Joseph Leo Bwarie & Nick Cosgrove to Assume Role of 'Frankie Valli' in Broadway's JERSEY BOYS, 1/28; Dominic Scaglione Jr. to Depart
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2014

The producers of the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning hit musical Jersey Boys have announced that Joseph Leo Bwarie and Nick Cosgrove will assume the role of Frankie Valli in the Broadway cast on Tuesday, January 28, 2014. Mr. Bwarie, who made his Broadway debut in the show last year, has played the role of Frankie Valli nearly 1,700 performances (including Las Vegas, the 1st national tour and Broadway). Mr. Cosgrove makes his Broadway debut direct from the national tour. After nearly 6 years with the production between the Broadway, Las Vegas and Chicago companies, Dominic Scaglione Jr. will play his final performance as Frankie Valli on Sunday, January 26, 2013. (more...)

Colin Quinn, Robert Irvine, THREE PHANTOMS and More Set for Wells Fargo Center for the Arts in 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

Wells Fargo Center for the Arts rings in the New Year with performances in comedy, cooking, and music in the newly renovated Ruth Finley Person Theater (50 Mark West Springs Road, Santa Rosa). The 2013-2014 season continues with a line-up of renowned comedians, including Colin Quinn's Unconstitutional (January 16), Larry the Cable Guy (January 29) and Kathleen Madigan: Madigan Again (February 15). The star of TV's Restaurant: Impossible will cook up an entertaining evening in Robert Irvine Live! (January 17), while a legend of romance, Engelbert Humperdinck (February 9), and legends of rock, Chicago (February 11), perform just in time for Valentine's Day. Additionally, the 9th season of the Symphony Pops Series continues with Three Phantoms in Concert on February 23. (more...)

JERSEY BOYS Becomes Broadway's Fourteenth Longest-Running Show
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

As of the performance tonight, Tuesday, January 14, the Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical JERSEY BOYS will surpass Grease with 3,389 performances, becoming the 14th longest-running show in Broadway history. (more...)

Danielle Wade to Star in THE WIZARD OF OZ at Segerstrom Center, 2/11-23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2014

Segerstrom Center for the Arts has announced casting for the Orange County engagement of the first North American tour of the new stage adaptation of THE WIZARD OF OZ. The show will play at Segerstrom Hall from February 11 - 23, 2014. (more...)

Richard H. Blake Joins Cast of Broadway's JERSEY BOYS as 'Tommy DeVito' Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 09, 2014

The producers of the Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical JERSEY BOYS have announced that Richard H. Blake (Legally Blonde, Wicked) will join the cast tonight, January 9, 2014 in the role of 'Tommy DeVito.' He assumes the role from Andy Karl who departs the production following the Sunday, December 1st performance. John Gardiner, who played 'Tommy' on the national tour, will perform the role from December 3, 2013 through Wednesday, January 8, 2014. (more...)

Colin Quinn, Robert Irvine, THREE PHANTOMS and More Set for Wells Fargo Center for the Arts in 2014
by BWW News Desk - Dec 06, 2013

Wells Fargo Center for the Arts rings in the New Year with performances in comedy, cooking, and music in the newly renovated Ruth Finley Person Theater (50 Mark West Springs Road, Santa Rosa). The 2013-2014 season continues with a line-up of renowned comedians, including Colin Quinn's Unconstitutional (January 16), Larry the Cable Guy (January 29) and Kathleen Madigan: Madigan Again (February 15). The star of TV's Restaurant: Impossible will cook up an entertaining evening in Robert Irvine Live! (January 17), while a legend of romance, Engelbert Humperdinck (February 9), and legends of rock, Chicago (February 11), perform just in time for Valentine's Day. Additionally, the 9th season of the Symphony Pops Series continues with Three Phantoms in Concert on February 23. (more...)

GREAT GATSBY, TOP OF THE LAKE Top Australian Cinema & TV Award Nominations
by Movies News Desk - Dec 03, 2013

"The Great Gatsby" and "The Rocket" top this year's race for the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) awards. (more...)

BroadwayWorld is Most Thankful For: Long Running Shows- JERSEY BOYS
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 01, 2013

It's Broadway's long-running shows that keep Times Square bustling year-round with theatre-goers from around the world who are making it to the Great White Way for their first time. Jersey Boys is now in its nineth year at the August Wilson, where it has played over 3335 performances. (more...)

Richard H. Blake to Join Cast of Broadway's JERSEY BOYS as 'Tommy DeVito' in January
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2013

The producers of the Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical JERSEY BOYS have announced that Richard H. Blake (Legally Blonde, Wicked) will join the cast on Thursday, January 9, 2014 in the role of 'Tommy DeVito.' He assumes the role from Andy Karl who departs the production following the Sunday, December 1st performance. John Gardiner, who played 'Tommy' on the national tour, will perform the role from December 3, 2013 through Wednesday, January 8, 2014. (more...)

Bethany Hensel to Release UNSTOPPABLE, 12/3
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2013

On December 3, 2013, the world will get to read Pittsburgh author Bethany Hensel's debut New Adult novel, Unstoppable. Released through all major retailers including Barnes and Noble (US and UK), Apple, Kobo, FlipKart (India), FNAC (France and Portugul), Bookworld (Australia), Indigo (Canada), Rakuten (Japan), Amazon and more, this emotion-packed debut will be available first as an ebook for $3.99 and later as a trade paperback for $12.99. (more...)

DOWNTON ABBEY Renewed for Fifth Season!
by TV News Desk - Nov 11, 2013

'Downton Abbey' will return to MASTERPIECE on PBS for a fifth season. (more...)

Breaking News: PBS Confirms DOWNTON ABBEY Set for Season 5 in 2015; Season 4 to Begin 1/5
by TV News Desk - Nov 10, 2013

On the heels of the UK series announcing its renewal, PBS has confirmed that Downton Abbey, the Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning drama will return to MASTERPIECE on PBS for a fifth season. Production will begin in 2014. (more...)

JERSEY BOYS Celebrates Eighth Year on Broadway Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 06, 2013

The Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical JERSEY BOYS celebrates its 8th year on Broadway today Wednesday, November 6. JERSEY BOYS opened on Broadway to critical acclaim at the August Wilson Theatre (then called the Virginia Theatre). The show has been seen by over 18 million people worldwide (as of July, 2013) and is currently playing in New York; Las Vegas; London; in cities across the U.S. on a National Tour and in The Netherlands, and is currently the 15th longest running show in Broadway history, having recently surpassed the records held by Fiddler on the Roof and Hello, Dolly!. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Jarrod Spector Brings A LITTLE HELP FROM MY FRIENDS to 54 Below
by Stephen Sorokoff - Nov 04, 2013

Broadway's Jarrod Spector, who is starring in the forthcoming Broadway musical Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, just premiered his brand new show, 'A Little Help From My Friends,' at 54 Below! This new musical outing traces the legacy of the great male singers whose vocal prowess made them the rock stars of their generations, even before rock was born. After starring as Frankie Valli for six years in Broadway's smash hit musical, Jersey Boys, Jarrod wraps his critically-praised voice around the songs that have made superstars out of more than a century of tenor legends from Freddie Mercury and Michael Jackson to the great Enrico Caruso himself. The show continues November 10, & 17, 2013. For tickets, visit: http://54below.com/ Check out photos from the performance below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Russell Fischer, Jessica Hendy, Amber Iman and More at XL Cabaret's MONDAY MUSICALS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2013

The biggest Monday Musicals to date took place at XL Cabaret on Monday, October 21st. Revelers celebrated XL Promotional Director Dougie Meyer's birthday and sang and danced along to VJ Tony Built's music and visuals from some of Broadway's biggest shows, which could be viewed across a half-dozen screens throughout the club. Scroll down for photos from the concert! (more...)

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