CABARET Enters Final Two Weeks of Performances on Broadwayby BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2015
Roundabout Theatre Company's Tony-winning musical production of Cabaret starring Alan Cumming and Sienna Miller, will conclude its acclaimed run on March 29, 2015. Directed by Sam Mendes and co-directed/choreographed by Rob Marshall. (more...)
Photo Coverage: Go Backstage at the 10th Annual BROADWAY BACKWARDS!by Linda Lenzi - Mar 10, 2015
This year's 10th Anniversary edition of Broadway Backwards (#bwaybackwards), which was held last night at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street), featured some of the most memorable numbers from previous years. Produced by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and benefitting BC/EFA and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center of New York, the event was hosted by Honeymoon in Vegas star Rob McClure and Julie Halston.
Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos from behind the scenes of the big night! (more...)
Photo: CABARET's Emma Stone & Alan Cumming Treat Cast to a Night on the Town!by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015
CABARET stars Emma Stone and Alan Cumming treated their fellow cast mates to a late-night production of 'Queen of the Night' at the Paramount Hotel in Midtown Manhattan on Sunday. (more...)
Breaking News: Sienna Miller Will Come to the CABARET; Set to Join Cast as 'Sally Bowles' This Februaryby BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015
Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) just announced that Sienna Miller ("American Sniper", After Miss Julie) will join the cast of CABARET starring opposite Alan Cumming beginning February 17, 2015. Miller will take over for current star Emma Stone, whose final performance is February 15, and play "Sally Bowles" for the final six weeks of the limited engagement through March 29, 2015. (more...)
Breaking CABARET News! Emma Stone Extends Thru Mid-February & Revival Sets March Closing; New Sally to Comeby BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2015
Roundabout has just announced that Emma Stone has extended her acclaimed run as "Sally Bowles" opposite her fellow 2015 Golden Globe nominee Alan Cumming as "Emcee" until February 15, 2015. Cumming will star in the show for the final 12 weeks of the limited engagement. CABARET opened on Broadway on April 24, 2014 and the engagement has been extended twice through March 29, 2015. Casting for a new "Sally Bowles" will be announced shortly. (more...)
Photo Flash: CABARET's Emma Stone Spotted Undercover in NYC's West Villageby BWW Special Coverage - Dec 30, 2014
Actress Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield are seen on December 29, 2014 in New York City. (more...)
Hani Furstenberg Joins CABARET as 'Fraulein Kost' Tonightby BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2014
Roundabout Theatre Company weclomes Hani Furstenberg in the role of 'Fraulein Kost' tonight, December 22. (more...)
VIDEO: CABARET's Emma Stone & David Letterman Can't Stop Taking Selfies!by TV News Desk - Dec 16, 2014
CABARET star Emma Stone stopped by last night's LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN and revealed that it was only recently she became familiar with the term 'selfie,' prompting the host to pull out his cell phone and snap a pic with 26-year-old star. (more...)
BWW TV: Watch Highlights of CABARET's New Sally Bowles- Emma Stone!by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 2, 2014
The Roundabout Theatre Company just welcomed Emma Stone in her Broadway debut as 'Sally Bowles'. She joins Joe Masteroff, John Kander and Fred Ebb's Tony-winning musical Cabaret starringAlan Cumming in his Tony Award-winning role as 'Emcee.' The production is again directed by Sam Mendes and co-directed/choreographed by Rob Marshall. Below, BroadwayWorld brings a first look at Stone onstage! (more...)
Exclusive Photo Coverage: CABARET Cast Travels Around the World for Carols For A Cure!by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 27, 2014
BroadwayWorld is excited to continue our exclusive photo coverage of the recording sessions for this year's album with the cast of Cabaret!, who sing 'Stille Nacht & Mi Zeh Hidlik.' Check out photos of cast members Caleb Damschroder, Evan Siegel, Jessica Pariseau, David W. Gilleo, Kaleigh Cronin, Dylan Paul, Jane Pfitsch and more below! (more...)
Photo Flash: Willkommen to Broadway! First Look at Emma Stone in Roundabout's CABARET!by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2014
The Roundabout Theatre Company just welcomed Emma Stone in her Broadway debut as 'Sally Bowles' and we've got the first photos of the new star lighting up the stage! (more...)
Hani Furstenberg to Succeed Gayle Rankin in CABARET on Broadwayby BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2014
Roundabout Theatre Company announces Hani Furstenberg will assume the role of "Fraulein Kost" on Monday, December 22. Original cast member Gayle Rankin will play her final performance as "Fraulein Kost" on Sunday, December 21. Cabaret is playing a limited engagement on Broadway through March 29, 2015 starring Alan Cumming as "Emcee" (through March 29) and Emma Stone as "Sally Bowles" (through February 1). (more...)
BWW TV: Emma Stone Takes Her First Broadway Bows in CABARET!by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 12, 2014
The Roundabout Theatre Company just welcomed Emma Stone in her Broadway debut as 'Sally Bowles' last night on Broadway. She joins Joe Masteroff, John Kander and Fred Ebb's Tony-winning musical Cabaret starring Alan Cumming in his Tony Award-winning role as 'Emcee.' The production is again directed by Sam Mendes and co-directed/choreographed by Rob Marshall. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you footage from her first official curtain call! (more...)
Photo Coverage: Willkommen! A Stunning Emma Stone Debuts in CABARETby Walter McBride - Nov 12, 2014
It was like opening night all over again, as the Roundabout Theatre Company welcomed Emma Stone in her Broadway debut as 'Sally Bowles' last night on Broadway and we were there to capture her first glamorous curtain call. She joins Joe Masteroff, John Kander and Fred Ebb's Tony-winning musical Cabaret starring Alan Cumming in his Tony Award-winning role as 'Emcee.' The production is again directed by Sam Mendes and co-directed/choreographed by Rob Marshall. (more...)
Emma Stone Begins Performances in Broadway's CABARET Tonightby BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2014
Tonight, November 11, Roundabout Theatre Company welcomes Emma Stone in her Broadway debut as 'Sally Bowles' in Joe Masteroff, John Kander and Fred Ebb's Tony-winning musical Cabaret starring Alan Cumming in his Tony Award-winning role as 'Emcee.' Directed by Sam Mendes and co-directed/choreographed by Rob Marshall. (more...)
Emma Stone Begins Performances in Broadway's CABARET Tomorrowby BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014
Roundabout Theatre Company welcomes Emma Stone in her Broadway debut as 'Sally Bowles' in Joe Masteroff, John Kander and Fred Ebb's Tony-winning musical CABARET starring Alan Cumming in his Tony Award-winning role as 'Emcee.' Directed by Sam Mendes and co-directed/choreographed by Rob Marshall. (more...)
NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 Closes Today; Film's Kickstarter $213,101 Short with 15 Hours to Goby BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2014
NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812, named one of the Best Musicals of 2013 by The New York Times and one of Time Magazine's Top 10 Musicals of 2013, will close today at Kazino (45th Street between Times Square and 8th Avenue).
In addition, today is the final day to give to the Kickstarter that was set up to help fund the filming of the show. The current tally, as of 8:30am, is 235 backers, who have pledged $36,899 of the $250,000 goal, with 15 hours to go. (more...)
NATASHA, PIERRE AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 Eyes Big Screen Adaptation; Kickstarter Campaign to Launch Feb 11by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2014
Entertainment Weekly writes that the producers of off-Broadway's NATASHA, PIERRE AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 are planning a film adaptation of the interactive, operatic stage spectacle and will launch a Kickstarter campaign this coming Tuesday, February 11, to help fund the venture. The goal is currently set for $500,000. (more...)
BroadwayWorld Presents Top 10 Regional Editor Awards for Excellenceby BWW Special Coverage - Feb 3, 2014
BroadwayWorld would be nothing without its team of talented Regional Editors who work tirelessly, offering countless opinions, reviews, interviews, special features and more. It truly takes a village. While all 260+ of our Regional Editors have helped make BroadwayWorld go 'round, this year, we'd like to recognize our Top 10 standouts who have gone above and beyond the call of duty, and who have been an integral part of the success of BroadwayWorld. This was a tough decision that was based on number of articles, traffic, consistency, and other factors. We will also be recognizing several others throughout the year in our 'Meet the BWW Team' series and otherwise, so stay tuned for more! (more...)
BWW Reviews: PlayMakers' PRIVATE LIVES is a Comedic Gemby Larisa Mount - Jan 31, 2014
1. Top East Coast Editor 2013: Marina Kennedy, New Jersey. Our Senior Editor of New Jersey, Marina Kennedy writes articles and reviews for Broadwayworld.com on performance venues in New York and New Jersey. She also has a weekly column in BWWFitnessWorld.com, 'Fit Food Finds,' which discusses healthy eating in the New York City area. Her interest in fitness, dance, and theatre stem from the many years she owned and operated a dance school, 'Dance Unlimited' in New Jersey in the late 70's and 80's. She enjoys an active journalism career and loves writing for BroadwayWorld.com.
2. Top West Coast Editor 2013: Don Grigware, Los Angeles, CA. Our Senior Editor of Los Angels, Don Grigware is an Ovation nominated actor and writer whose contributions to theatre through the years have included 6 years as theatre editor of NoHoLA, a contributor to LA Stage Magazine and currently on his own website: www.grigwaretalkstheatre.com. Don hails from Holyoke, Massachusetts and holds two Masters Degrees from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in Education and Bilingual Studies. Don is a teacher of foreign language and ESL. Don is a member of the prestigious Road Theatre Company in NoHo and is in his fifth year with BWW, currently serving as Senior Editor of the Los Angeles Page.
3. Top Southeast Editor 2013: Jennifer Perry, Washington, D.C. Our Senior Editor of Washington, D.C., Jennifer Perry has been a DC resident since 2001 having moved from Upstate New York to attend graduate school at American University's School of International Service. When not attending countless theatre, concert, and cabaret performances in the area and in New York, she works for the US Federal Government as an analyst. Jennifer previously covered the DC performing arts scene for Maryland Theatre Guide, DC Metro Theater Arts, and DC Theatre Scene.
4. Top Southwest Editor 2013: Jeff Davis, Austin, TX. Jeff Davis is a graduate of the UCLA School of Theater, Film, and Television where he obtained his Bachelor's Degree in Theater with an emphasis in Directing.
5. Top International Editor 2013: Oliver Oliveros, Philippines. Our Senior Editor of the Philippines, Oliver recently received a master's degree in public relations and corporate communication from New York University while serving as regional director for BroadwayWorld.com. For nearly 20 years, Oliver has been handling public relations and corporate communication for numerous brands (including Pepsi), Broadway shows, Broadway stars, non-profit organizations, and mainstream celebrities. He is also the editor-in-chief for FIL-AM WHO'S WHO, a monthly magazine that tells the real-life success stories of Filipino Americans from the New York Tri-State area.
6. Top New International Editor 2013: Barry Lenny, Adelaide, Australia. Our Senior of Adelaide, born in London, Barry was introduced to theatre as a small boy, through being taken to see traditional Christmas pantomimes, as well as discovering jazz and fine music at a very young age. High school found him loving the works of Shakespeare, as well as many other great playwrights, poets and novelists. Moving to Australia, he became a jazz musician, playing with big bands and his own small groups, then attended the Elder Conservatorium of Music at the University of Adelaide, playing with several orchestras. This led to playing in theatre pits, joining the chorus, playing character roles, playing lead roles (after moving into drama), then directing, set and lighting design, administrative roles on theatre boards and, finally, becoming a critic. After twenty years of writing he has now joined the Broadway World team to represent Adelaide, in South Australia. Barry is also a long time member of the prestigious Adelaide Critics Circle.
7. Top New Editor 2013: Teresa Rodrick, Boise, ID. Senior Editor of Boise, ID, Teresa Rodrick was born in Edmonds, Washington - grew up in Mountlake Terrace (WA), married a man from Everett (WA) and her folks moved to Lake Stevens (WA). She lived in England for 2 years, Germany for 6 years and moved to San Antonio, Texas. In San Antonio, she decided she had put her own career off long enough and started going to Palo Alto Community College. She got my Associates Degree in Drama in May 2005. From San Antonio, she moved back to England for just over 3 years. She did one stint in community theatre then moved to Boise, Idaho where she received her Bachelors in Arts in Theatre Arts with an emphasis in Secondary Education in May 2012 from Boise State University.
8. Most Creative Male Editor 2013: Stephen Hanks, Cabaret. Senior Editor of BWWCabaret. During more than 30 years as a magazine editor/writer, website writer, and book author for a variety of national magazines and websites,Stephen Hanks has written about sports, health and nutrition, parenting, politics, the media, and most recently, musical theater, and cabaret. While by day, Stephen is the Advertising Sales Director forHabitat Magazine (a publication covering life in New York Metro area co-ops and condos), by night he writes reviews and columns about New York City cabaret for BroadwayWorld.com. Stephen also writes feature stories about cabaret for Cabaret Scenes Magazine and CabaretScenes.org. He is also the Board President of Manhattan Musical Theatre Lab, which workshops new musicals in New York City, and he is the founder, producer and director of theBroadway Musical Fantasy Camp, which is a workshop for amateur performers that rehearses and presents staged readings of classic Broadway Musicals. In 2011, Stephen was an Associate Producer for the Off-Broadway show The Fartiste. Stephen most recently staged his debut solo cabaret show, 'Beyond American Pie: The Don McLean Songbook' at the Metropolitan Room in New York. Please contact Stephen with your comments and questions at: firstname.lastname@example.org
9. Most Creative Female Editor 2013: Marakay Rogers, Central PA. Senior Editor of Central PA. America's most uncoordinated childhood ballet and tap student before discovering that her talents were music and writing, Marakay Rogers finally traded in her violin for law school when she realized that she might make more money in law than she did performing with the Potomac Symphony and in orchestra pits around the mid-Atlantic. Unfortunately, she forgot to factor in the student loan repayments! She has never recovered from being chewed out by Terrence Mann in public for hanging up her bow. A graduate of Wilson College (PA), Marakay is also a writer, film reviewer and interviewer for the Wilkes-Barre (PA) Independent Gazette, science-fiction publications, and other news outlets. Additionally, as of 2014, she serves as vice-chair of the Advisory Board of the revived Beaux Arts Society, Inc. She's also taught college-level communications, writing, and English literature classes, has received multiple writing awards for several small-press novels, and is listed in Marquis' 'Who's Who in America'. She has done additional post-collegiate coursework with Open University (UK) in drama and literature. Her junior high English teacher was Broadway star Katrina Yaukey's mother, Kay Yaukey. (Her high school math teacher was Ordean Yaukey, Katrina Yaukey's father, but between Marakay's mother, an editor, and Katrina's mother, English won out.) Marakay is senior theatre critic for Central Pennsylvania and a senior editor for BWWBooksWorld as well as a classical music reviewer. In her free time, Marakay practices law and often gets it right.
10. Best Overall Editor 2013: David Clarke, Houston, TX. Senior Editor of Houston, TX and Editor-in-Chief of Broadway Recordings, David Clarke has had a lifelong love and passion for the performing arts, and has been writing about theatre both locally and nationally for years. He joined BroadwayWorld.com running their Houston site in early 2012 and began writing as the site's official theatre recording critic in June of 2013. (more...)
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