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SPIDER-MAN's Natalie Mendoza to Star in HERE LIES LOVE in London!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

The Daily Mail reports that Natalie Mendoza, who played 'Arachne' in Broadway's SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK during its long preview period, will step into the role of 'Imelda Marcos' in HERE LIES LOVE when it comes to London this fall at the National's Dorfman Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Public's HERE LIES LOVE Kicks Off 'Summer Friday' Performances with Anika Larsen, Tommy Tune & More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

The Public's HERE LIES LOVE kicked off its 'Summer Friday' performances on Friday. On the Friday, July 11th kickoff, guests in attendance included Alan Rickman, Tommy Tune, Anika Larsen, After Midnight's Karine Plantadit, Andrew Andrew and Sirius XM's Julie James. After the show, they partied with the cast at The Library Restaurant at the Public Theater. Check out photos below! (more...)

Photo Flash: ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK's Lea Delaria Visits HERE LIES LOVE!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

A night after 'Orange is the New Black's' Uzo Aduba came to see 'Here Lies Love' at the Public Theatre, her co star Lea Delaria came by to check out the David Byrne/Fatboy Slim hit and posed backstage with the cast. Check out a photo of Lea backstage below! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jul 06, 2014


Photo Flash: Joan Rivers Visits HERE LIES LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 03, 2014

Joan Rivers was seen dancing along with cast of the David Byrne/Fatboy Slim hit musical HERE LIES LOVE, directed by Alex Timbers at the Public Theatre. Joan opted not for the seated balcony but actually brought flats and joined the audience on the disco floor where the show takes place. She loved the show so much that she raved about it two days later on Fox 5's 'Good Day New York' as well as at her new book signing at Barnes & Noble on Union Square, telling fans, 'If you see one show this year, you must see HERE LIES LOVE. It is phenomenal!' Scroll down for photos of Rivers with the cast! (more...)

HERE LIES LOVE to Play London's Dorfman Theatre; Auditions Set In Manila, 7/5-6
by Oliver Oliveros - Jul 01, 2014

The Public Theatre production of David Byrne and Fatboy Slim's musical Here Lies Love will open at the new Dorfman Theatre (formerly the Cottesloe) in London. Here Lies Love plays from Tuesday, September 30, 2014 to Thursday, January 8, 2015 with a press night on Monday, October 13. (more...)

It's Official! HERE LIES LOVE to Play London's New Dorfman Theatre; Runs Sept 30-Jan 8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 01, 2014

The award-winning New York production of David Byrne and Fatboy Slim's musical Here Lies Love will open the new Dorfman Theatre (formerly the Cottesloe), following its complete refurbishment as part of the NT Future project. Here Lies Love plays from 30 September to 8 January, with a press night on 13 October. (more...)

Jay Armstrong Johnson, Alysha Umphress, Krysta Rodriguez, Natalie Toro and More Set for AFTERLAND, CLOUDS ARE PILLOWS FOR THE MOON at Yale, June 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jun 03, 2014

The Yale Institute for Music Theatre announces the creative teams and casting for the two original book musicals, Afterland, music and lyrics by Benjamin Velez and book and lyrics by Kathryn Hathaway, and Clouds are Pillows for the Moon, music by Tidtaya Sinutoke and book and lyrics by Ty Defoe, which will be developed in an intensive lab setting in New Haven, June 3-15. The Institute culminates with open rehearsal readings of each project, presented as part of the International Festival of Arts & Ideas, on June 14 and 15. (more...)

Andre De Shields & Adam Chanler-Berat to Lead Public Theater & DTC's THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE in Dallas; Full Cast & Creative Team Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 06, 2014

Dallas Theater Center announced today the award-winning cast and creative team for the world premiere new musical The Fortress of Solitude, a co-production with The Public Theater in New York City. The Fortress of Solitude is based on the nationally best-selling novel of the same name by 2005 MacArthur Fellow Jonathan Lethem. The musical is conceived and directed by Daniel Aukin, with a book by Itamar Moses, and music and lyrics by Michael Friedman. The Fortress of Solitude opens with previews on March 7 and runs through April 6. Tickets to this stunning new musical, The Fortress of Solitude, are on sale now at www.DallasTheaterCenter.org and by phone at (214) 880-0202. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Jeanine Tesori's Opera, THE LION, THE UNICORN, AND ME, Debuts at Kennedy Center and Charms Audience
by Jennifer Perry - Dec 16, 2013

Fun for the whole family, this is a solid offering by the Washington National Opera. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Washington National Opera's THE LION, THE UNICORN, AND ME, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2013

Washington National Opera (WNO) continues its 2013-2014 season with the world premiere of a new holiday family opera: The Lion, The Unicorn, and Me, today, December 14-22 in the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

WNO's THE LION, THE UNICORN, AND ME Runs Now thru 12/22 at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2013

Washington National Opera (WNO) continues its 2013-2014 season with the world premiere of a new holiday family opera: The Lion, The Unicorn, and Me, today, December 14-22 in the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater. (more...)

Photo Flash: Erik Teague's Costume Sketches for WNO's THE LION, THE UNICORN, AND ME
by BWW News Desk - Dec 09, 2013

Washington National Opera (WNO) continues its 2013-2014 season with the world premiere of a new holiday family opera: The Lion, The Unicorn, and Me, December 14-22 in the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater. Check out the costume sketches by Erik Teague below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind-the-Scenes of WNO's THE LION, THE UNICORN AND ME at the Kennedy Center
by Stage Tube - Dec 09, 2013

Washington National Opera (WNO) continues its 2013-2014 season with the world premiere of a new holiday family opera: The Lion, The Unicorn, and Me, December 14-22 in the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater. Check out a behind-the-scenes look below! (more...)

WNO's THE LION, THE UNICORN, AND ME to Run 12/14-22 at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 07, 2013

Washington National Opera (WNO) continues its 2013-2014 season with the world premiere of a new holiday family opera: The Lion, The Unicorn, and Me, December 14-22 in the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater. (more...)

Matt Doyle, Alice Lee and More Star in Vassar Powerhouse's 'BROOKLYN SUPERHERO' Musical, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2013

Vassar & New York Stage and Film Powerhouse Theater's second Martel Musical Workshop, A Musical Inspired by the Brooklyn Superhero Supply Company has its first performance tonight, July 26 at 8pm. The 4-performance run continues on Saturday, July 27 at 8pm, and Sunday, July 28 at 2pm and 7pm. (more...)

Matt Doyle, Alice Lee and More Star in Vassar Powerhouse's 'BROOKLYN SUPERHERO' Musical, Beg. 7/26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2013

Vassar & New York Stage and Film Powerhouse Theater's second Martel Musical Workshop, A Musical Inspired by the Brooklyn Superhero Supply Company has its first performance on Friday, July 26 at 8pm. The 4-performance run continues on Saturday, July 27 at 8pm, and Sunday, July 28 at 2pm and 7pm. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Stefano Brondi
by Antonino Prattico - Dec 13, 2012

In occasione del debutto di questa sera della prima versione italiana di SPRING AWAKENING, su licenza della MTI - Music Theatre International, BroadwayWorld.com - Italy vi propone un'intervista esclusiva al direttore musicale nonché vocal coach Stefano Brondi. (more...)

Robert Petkoff, Josh Young Join the Cast of AMAZING GRACE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2012

Robert Petkoff is joining Broadway & film star Robby Benson and Tony nominee Josh Young in the upcoming special invitational presentation of selections from the original new musical AMAZING GRACE, with music & lyrics by Christopher Smithand book by Mr. Smith & Arthur Giron, December 11th and 12th at Lincoln Center's Clark Studio Theater. AMAZING GRACE has been in development over the past four years and the musical had a record-breaking run at Goodpeed's Norma Terris Theatre last summer. Under the direction of Gabriel Barre, the cast will also feature Whitney Bashor (The Fantasticks, Happy Days), Chris Hoch (Beauty and the Beast, Spamalot), Quentin Earl Darrington (Ragtime, Memphis), and Harriett D. Foy (Mamma Mia!, Once on This Island). (more...)

Robert Petkoff, Josh Young and Robby Benson Set for AMAZING GRACE Readings, 12/11 & 12
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2012

Robert Petkoff is joining Broadway & film star Robby Benson and Tony nominee Josh Young in the upcoming special invitational presentation of selections from the original new musical AMAZING GRACE, with music & lyrics by Christopher Smithand book by Mr. Smith & Arthur Giron, today, December 11th and December 12th at Lincoln Center's Clark Studio Theater. (more...)

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