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Chesley Santoro and Charles Krohn Join BCCM's BELLS ARE RINGING This Fall; Full Cast Announced!Chesley Santoro and Charles Krohn Join BCCM's BELLS ARE RINGING This Fall; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

BCCM's production of BELLS ARE RINGING, a hilarious slice of the mid-Twentieth Century world lost to voice mail and texting, opens at the Heinen Theatre, 3517 Austin. (more...)

Screwball Comedy BORN YESTERDAY Comes to Peterborough Players, 8/12-23Screwball Comedy BORN YESTERDAY Comes to Peterborough Players, 8/12-23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2015

The Peterborough Players fifth play of the season is Garson Kanin's acclaimed comedy, BORN YESTERDAY. It debuts Wednesday, August 12th at 7:30pm. (more...)

BWW Reviews: FAILURE: A LOVE STORY - An Original SuccessBWW Reviews: FAILURE: A LOVE STORY - An Original Success
by Gil Kaan - Jul 27, 2015

Couerage Theatre Company mounts a fine-tuned production of Failure: A Love Story, playwright Philip Dawkins' fresh, unique take on a ill-fated family in the early 1900s. Michael Matthews smoothly directs and inventively stages his large talented, triple-threat cast as they sing, dance and act out this saga of the Failure family, with seemingly more deaths than the Kennedy clan has endured. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 7/24; 'Awesome' INTO THE WOODS at The Muny, BUDDY in Raleigh and More!Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 7/24; 'Awesome' INTO THE WOODS at The Muny, BUDDY in Raleigh and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 24, 2015

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Raleigh, Sacramento, St. Louis and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include an 'awesome' INTO THE WOODS at The Muny, PETER PAN at Music Circus, and BUDDY - THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY in Raleigh, just to name a few. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: BELLS ARE RINGING Forces the Comedy in the BerkshiresBWW REVIEW: BELLS ARE RINGING Forces the Comedy in the Berkshires
by Jan Nargi - Jul 23, 2015

Berkshire Theatre Group's revival of BELLS ARE RINGING starring Broadway's charming husband and wife duo Graham Rowat and Kate Baldwin can be described in two words: sensory overload. Director Ethan Heard and his entire creative team have worked the 1956 kitsch so hard that the physical elements overwhelm the performances - and challenge the actors to ratchet things up to a fever pitch just to be noticed. (more...)

Berkshire Theatre Group's BELLS ARE RINGING with Kate Baldwin Begins 7/9Berkshire Theatre Group's BELLS ARE RINGING with Kate Baldwin Begins 7/9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2015

Berkshire Theatre Group presents the Tony Award-winning sweetheart musical Bells Are Ringing, featuring Tony and Drama Desk-Award nominated Kate Baldwin and Broadway and Television actor Graham Rowat, directed by BTG Alum, Ethan Heard. Opening Night is Saturday, July 11 at 8pm. Preview performances begin on Thursday, July 9 at 7pm and the production closes Sunday, July 26 at 2pm. (more...)

BELLS ARE RINGING Opens Bayou City Concert Musicals' 2015-16 SeasonBELLS ARE RINGING Opens Bayou City Concert Musicals' 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

Bayou City Concert Musicals is back with a 2015-16 season full of fun and great music, starting with the delightful musical comedy Bells Are Ringing, a hilarious slice of the mid-Twentieth Century world lost to voice mail and texting, and rounded out by two cabaret evenings of the music of two giants of the Great American Songbook, Hoagy Carmichael and George Gershwin. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Actor/Singer BILL A. JONES Knocks 'Em Dead at the E-Spot LoungeBWW Reviews: Actor/Singer BILL A. JONES Knocks 'Em Dead at the E-Spot Lounge
by Don Grigware - May 26, 2015

On Saturday May 23 actor/singerBill A. Jones, known to thousands of cheering fans as Rod Remington of Fox TV'sGlee, brought his one-man showFrank, Bobby &Meto the E-Spot Lounge at Vitello's in Studio City. This man is not only handsome with an affable charm onstage, but can truly sing these old standards with a smooth delivery and the fine easy-going style that they deserve. The packed SRO crowd would surely agree. Backed by three stellar musicians, musical director Paul McDonald at the keys, Steve Pemberton on drums and Kurt Smith on bass - known as Paul McDonald the A Players - for 90 minutes the 'joint was really jumpin' '. (more...)

Star of Stage & Screen Jayne Meadows Allen Dies at 95Star of Stage & Screen Jayne Meadows Allen Dies at 95
by TV News Desk - Apr 27, 2015

ET reports that legendary actress and star of stage andscreen, Jayne Meadows Allen passed awaypeacefully of natural causes in her Encino, Calif. home Sunday night at the age of 95. (more...)

Hal Linden to Appear at Coachella Valley Rep's LUMINARY LUNCHEON, 4/29Hal Linden to Appear at Coachella Valley Rep's LUMINARY LUNCHEON, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2015

Broadway, television and film star Hal Linden will be the special guest at Coachella Valley Repertory's April 29th Luminary Luncheon at 12:00 noon. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 4/12/15- BELLS ARE RINGINGSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 4/12/15- BELLS ARE RINGING
by Stage Tube - Apr 12, 2015

Today in 2001, the first Broadway revival of Bells Are Ringing opened at the Plymouth Theatre (now the Gerald Shoenfeld Theatre), where it ran for 68 performances. Bells Are Ringing is a musical with a book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green and music by Jule Styne. The story revolves around Ella, who works at an answering service and the characters that she meets there. The original Broadway production, directed by Jerome Robbins and choreographed by Robbins and Bob Fosse, opened on November 29, 1956 at the Shubert Theatre, where it ran for slightly more than two years, and starred Judy Holliday as Ella and Sydney Chaplin as Jeff Moss. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Kritzerland Seriously Entertaining - No Pranking - with The April FoolsBWW Reviews: Kritzerland Seriously Entertaining - No Pranking - with The April Fools
by Gil Kaan - Apr 6, 2015

The always reliable and very informative host Bruce Kimmel unfailingly surprised his captured audience with the most interesting tidbits of Broadway trivia. Songs of this evening were chosen as to their fit in this, to quote Kimmel, 'potpourri of pleasant and perverse.' (more...)

Tony Nominee Annaleigh Ashford Comes to the Venetian Room Next MonthTony Nominee Annaleigh Ashford Comes to the Venetian Room Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

Bay Area Cabaret, the organization dedicated to presenting world renowned artists who expand the definition of cabaret, presents the versatile Tony-nominated Broadway and television star Annaleigh Ashford in her West Coast cabaret debut. (more...)

PITCH BLOND Set for Ware Center, 3/28PITCH BLOND Set for Ware Center, 3/28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2015

Performer/writer/director Laura Anne Harris brings her one woman show, Pitch Blond, to the Ware Center on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 7:30 pm. The Ware Center is located at 42 N. Prince Street, Lancaster. (more...)

BWW Reviews: JACK LEMMON RETURNS is One Touch of Terrific!BWW Reviews: JACK LEMMON RETURNS is One Touch of Terrific!
by Cary Ginell - Mar 18, 2015

In JACK LEMMON RETURNS, the legendary actor's son Chris takes the audience through highlights of his father's career. There is, of course, lots of laughter but also poignant moments about the elder Lemmon's total preoccupation with his career, to the detriment of his satellite family's relationship with him. (more...)

BWW Reviews: VENUS IN FUR Thrills at the Fulton TheatreBWW Reviews: VENUS IN FUR Thrills at the Fulton Theatre
by Marakay Rogers - Feb 21, 2015

Director Marc Robin and a talented cast bring the area premiere of Ives' play as the premiere production of the Fulton's Groff Theatre. Be prepared. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Jessica Vosk Talks Debut NYC Solo Show I CAME FROM JERSEY FOR THIS and FINDING NEVERLANDBWW Interviews: Jessica Vosk Talks Debut NYC Solo Show I CAME FROM JERSEY FOR THIS and FINDING NEVERLAND
by David Clarke - Feb 16, 2015

54 BELOW always books the best of the best talent. Therefore, it was no great surprise to see Jessica Vosk's name appear on their calendar. She gave a thrilling performance as Anita in San Francisco Symphony's production of WEST SIDE STORY, she was the only female swing in THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY, and now she's creating a role in FINDING NEVERLAND. Recently, I chatted with her about her debut NYC solo show and her growing star. (more...)

Photo Flashback: A Fond Farewell - Remembering The Stars We Lost in 2014Photo Flashback: A Fond Farewell - Remembering The Stars We Lost in 2014
by Walter McBride - Jan 1, 2015

Broadway fans had plenty of reasons to celebrate this year, with dozens of shows having opened since January, hundreds of actors having made their debuts, and many more having returned to the stage for critically acclaimed performances. Not all news was good though, as we also suffered a loss of an incredible amount of talent. Below, BroadwayWorld sends a fond farewell to those who passed away in 2014. (more...)

WHITE CHRISTMAS Cast Celebrates 100th Year of New Haven's Shubert TheaterWHITE CHRISTMAS Cast Celebrates 100th Year of New Haven's Shubert Theater
by Jeffrey Ellis - Dec 23, 2014

What better way to commemorate the 100th birthday of one of the nation's most storied theaters - The Shubert Theater in New Haven, Connecticut - than with a special video starring the national company of Irving Berlin's White Christmas, the first show to take the stage in the theater's centennial year? (more...)

FLASH SPECIAL: A Helluva Guy! An Adolph Green Centennial Celebration - ON THE TOWN, PETER PAN, SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, Etc.FLASH SPECIAL: A Helluva Guy! An Adolph Green Centennial Celebration - ON THE TOWN, PETER PAN, SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, Etc.
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 6, 2014

Today we turn our attention to a Golden Age master who was celebrated earlier this week via PETER PAN LIVE! and rightly so given this is now his centennial year, Adolph Green. (more...)

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