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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...)

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...)

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...)

Frankie Valli Cancels Thailand Concert; Cites 'Political Unrest'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2014

Legendary doo-wop singer Frankie Valli has canceled a scheduled appearance in Thailand due to political unrest in the area. (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...)

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...)

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 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...)

JERSEY BOYS Adds Additional Columbus Day Weekend Performance Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2013

To celebrate Columbus Day Weekend, the Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical JERSEY BOYS has added a performance tonight, October 13 at 7pm. To make the accommodation, there will be no evening performance on Wednesday, October 9 and the curtain time of the matinee today, October 13 is at 2pm. (more...)

Bill Maher to Bring Stand-Up to New Hampshire's Capitol Center for the Arts, Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2013

“Real Time” host and political commentator Bill Maher brings his trademark humor to the Capitol Center for the Arts on Saturday, October 5. Tickets start at $59.50 and are on sale now. (more...)

JERSEY BOYS Adds Additional Columbus Day Weekend Performance, 10/13
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2013

To celebrate Columbus Day Weekend, the Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical JERSEY BOYS has added a performance on Sunday, October 13 at 7pm. To make the accommodation, there will be no evening performance on Wednesday, October 9 and the curtain time of the matinee on Sunday, October 13 is at 2pm. (more...)

JERSEY BOYS Becomes 15th Longest-Running Broadway Show Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Sep 06, 2013

As of the performance this Saturday evening, September 7, the Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical JERSEY BOYS will surpass Fiddler on the Roof with 3,243 performances, becoming the 15th longest-running show in Broadway history. (more...)

London High Fashion Handbag Florian Launches Second Line on Kickstarter
by BWW News Desk - Sep 06, 2013

High fashion handbag company Florian London is launching its second line of handbags on Kickstarter. Providing today's women the ability to store and organize their belongings while staying fashionable has been the basis of the company's products. Funding for the new line will make possible improvements in design, as well as open up production and fulfillment avenues globally. (more...)

Bill Maher to Bring Stand-Up to New Hampshire's Capitol Center for the Arts, 10/1
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2013

“Real Time” host and political commentator Bill Maher brings his trademark humor to the Capitol Center for the Arts on Saturday, October 5. Tickets start at $59.50 and are on sale now. (more...)

Scoop: THE VIEW on ABC - Week of August 12, 2013
by TV Scoop - Aug 08, 2013

Get all the scoop on THE VIEW, airing on ABC for the week of August 12, 2013! (more...)

Danielle Wade to Star in THE WIZARD OF OZ LA Premiere at Pantages Theatre, 9/17-10/6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 07, 2013

Producers Bill Kenwright, The Really Useful Group, David Mirvish, Troika Entertainment, Warner Bros. & The Nederlander Organization have announced that the first North American tour of the new stage adaptation of THE WIZARD OF OZ will make its L.A. debut at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre for a limited 3 week engagement; September 17 - October 6, 2013. Full casting for the tour is now complete. (more...)

Danielle Wade, Jacquelyn Piro Donovan, Cedric Smith to Lead THE WIZARD OF OZ North American Tour; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 07, 2013

Producers Bill Kenwright, The Really Useful Group, David Mirvish, Troika Entertainment & Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures just announced that casting is complete for the first North American tour of the new stage adaptation of THE WIZARD OF OZ, which will commence on September 10, 2013 at The Smith Center in Las Vegas, NV. (more...)

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