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BWW Tony Interview Special: We're Never Ever Getting Rid of Tony Nominee Christopher Fitzgerald!BWW Tony Interview Special: We're Never Ever Getting Rid of Tony Nominee Christopher Fitzgerald!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jun 5, 2016

Christopher Fitzgerald goes up against a jazz-age composer, two of America's founding fathers and an angry British monarch in his Tonys category on June 12. His role in Waitress, which earned him a nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical, is Ogie- a 'strange but beautiful' tax auditor with a heart of gold. As he gears up for the big night, find out how the role came together, why he 'can't stand' leading lady Jessie Mueller, and so much more! (more...)

Boyd Holbrook to be the Face of Diesel's New Upcoming Fragrance for MenBoyd Holbrook to be the Face of Diesel's New Upcoming Fragrance for Men
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016

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Tony Awards Close-Up: Funnyman Christopher Fitzgerald Loves His Weirdo Character in WAITRESSTony Awards Close-Up: Funnyman Christopher Fitzgerald Loves His Weirdo Character in WAITRESS
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 20, 2016

From the moment Christopher Fitzgerld enters the stage in Sara Bareilles and Jessie Nelson's WAITRESS, the comic genius begins. He plays Ogie in a performance that has earned him his third Tony Nomination (Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical). How does he do it? Find out below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Nominees - WAITRESS' Christopher FitzgeraldPhoto Coverage: Meet the Nominees - WAITRESS' Christopher Fitzgerald
by Walter McBride - May 18, 2016

On May 4, the nominees flocked to the Paramount Hotel, where they met with the press for the first time since getting the big news. BroadwayWorld will be bringing you coverage from the epic day over the next month (so watch out for lots more), but for now, check out photos of Best Performance by an Actor in Featured Role in a Musical nominee Christopher Fitzgerald, as captured by Walter McBride! (more...)

The Filling Makes the Pie! Meet the Full Cast of WAITRESS, Opening Tonight on BroadwayThe Filling Makes the Pie! Meet the Full Cast of WAITRESS, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 24, 2016

Broadway's WAITRESS began performances on Friday, March 25 with a bang, setting a house record for a single performance the Brooks Atkinson Theatre and announcing a new block of tickets on sale through January 1, 2017. WAITRESS opens today, April 24, 2016. Get ready for tonight's opening bows by scrolling down to learn more about the company, plus watching highlights from the show! (more...)

Rehearsals Begin Monday for Broadway's WAITRESS, Starring Jessie MuellerRehearsals Begin Monday for Broadway's WAITRESS, Starring Jessie Mueller
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

Rehearsals begin Monday, February 8 for the spring Broadway production of Waitress, following its sold-out limited engagement at the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University in Cambridge, MA.  (more...)

ROCK OF AGES, THE MUSIC MAN and More Set for the Carnegie's 2016-17 Theatre SeasonROCK OF AGES, THE MUSIC MAN and More Set for the Carnegie's 2016-17 Theatre Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

The Carnegie's 2016-17 Theatre Series Season promises high-energy performances, great musical numbers, and plenty of humor. (more...)

BWW Interview: Trisha Rapier Brings FORBIDDEN BROADWAY from NYC to Costa MesaBWW Interview: Trisha Rapier Brings FORBIDDEN BROADWAY from NYC to Costa Mesa
by Michael L. Quintos - Sep 28, 2015

To kick off Segerstrom Center for the Arts' brand new 2015-2016 Spotlight Series, the O.C. theatrical institution will welcome cast members of the Tony Award-winning New York company of the hysterical FORBIDDEN BROADWAY for the show's latest touring incarnation entitled Alive and Kicking! for a limited four-performance engagement at the Center's Samueli Theater from October 1-4. One of the show's longtime stalwarts is Trisha Rapier, a 12-year veteran of the show who also happens to hail from Orange County! She agreed to answer a few questions from BWW So. Cal. contributing editor Michael L. Quintos before her O.C. homecoming. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch the New Trailer for New Kristen Wiig Comedy NASTY BABY!VIDEO: Watch the New Trailer for New Kristen Wiig Comedy NASTY BABY!
by Stage Tube - Aug 28, 2015

A gay couple try to have a baby with the help of their best friend, Polly. The trio navigates the idea of creating life while confronted by unexpected harassment from a neighborhood man called The Bishop. As their clashes grow increasingly aggressive, odds are someone is getting hurt. (more...)

Jason Sudeikis to Guest Star on Season 2 of FOX's LAST MAN ON EARTHJason Sudeikis to Guest Star on Season 2 of FOX's LAST MAN ON EARTH
by TV News Desk - Aug 6, 2015

Comedy superstar Jason Sudeikis (“We're the Millers”) will join his former “Saturday Night Live” co-star Will Forte as he returns to guest-star in Season Two of FOX's hit comedy series, THE LAST MAN ON EARTH. (more...)

Will Ferrell & Kristin Wiig's Lifetime Melodrama A DEADLY ADOPTION is For Real!Will Ferrell & Kristin Wiig's Lifetime Melodrama A DEADLY ADOPTION is For Real!
by TV News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

According to a new billboard on Sunset Boulevlard, the new film will be coming out June 20. The details have now been confirmed by Lifetime.  (more...)

BROWNSVILLE SONG (B-SIDE FOR TRAY) Plays Long Wharf Theatre, Now thru 4/19BROWNSVILLE SONG (B-SIDE FOR TRAY) Plays Long Wharf Theatre, Now thru 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

Long Wharf Theatre presents brownsville song (b-side for tray) by Kimber Lee, directed by Associate Artistic Director Eric Ting, from tonight, March 25 through April 19. (more...)

BROWNSVILLE SONG (B-SIDE FOR TRAY) to Play Long Wharf Theatre, 3/25-4/19BROWNSVILLE SONG (B-SIDE FOR TRAY) to Play Long Wharf Theatre, 3/25-4/19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2015

Long Wharf Theatre presents brownsville song (b-side for tray) by Kimber Lee, directed by Associate Artistic Director Eric Ting, from March 25 through April 19. (more...)

Sundance Institute Presents 2015 U.S. and World Competitions, NEXT and More, Beginning TodaySundance Institute Presents 2015 U.S. and World Competitions, NEXT and More, Beginning Today
by Movies News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

Sundance Institute presents its U.S. and World Cinema Dramatic and Documentary Competitions and the out-of-competition NEXT <=> section of the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, running today, January 22 to February 1 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah. The Festival is the centerpiece of the year-round public programs for the Institute, which also hosts 24 residency labs and grants more than $2.5 million to independent artists each year. (more...)

Sundance Institute Announces Selections for 2015 U.S. and World Competitions, NEXT and MoreSundance Institute Announces Selections for 2015 U.S. and World Competitions, NEXT and More
by Movies News Desk - Dec 3, 2014

Sundance Institute announced today the films selected for the U.S. and World Cinema Dramatic and Documentary Competitions and the out-of-competition NEXT <=> section of the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, January 22 to February 1 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah. The Festival is the centerpiece of the year-round public programs for the Institute, which also hosts 24 residency labs and grants more than $2.5 million to independent artists each year. (more...)

Jeff Daniels in Talks for Ridley Scott's THE MARTIANJeff Daniels in Talks for Ridley Scott's THE MARTIAN
by Movies News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jeff Daniels is in talks to join Ridley Scott's upcoming sci-fi film THE MARTIAN, in which Matt Damon will star an astronaut marooned on Mars. (more...)

Kate Mara in Talks to Join Ridley Scott's THE MARTIANKate Mara in Talks to Join Ridley Scott's THE MARTIAN
by Movies News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Deadline writes that Kate Mara (House of Cards) is in talks to join Ridley Scott's upcoming sci-fi film THE MARTIAN, in which Matt Damon will star an astronaut marooned on Mars. (more...)

Giuliana Rancic Hosts E!'s ANCHORMAN 2: THE LEGEND CONTINUES TonightGiuliana Rancic Hosts E!'s ANCHORMAN 2: THE LEGEND CONTINUES Tonight
by TV News Desk - Dec 18, 2013

The scotch has been poured, the suits have been steamed, and the hair has been permed for an exclusive one-hour E! special with the cast of 'Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues,' hosted by E! News' Giuliana Rancic. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch a Clip from THE SPOILS OF BABYLONSTAGE TUBE: Watch a Clip from THE SPOILS OF BABYLON
by Stage Tube - Dec 17, 2013

IFC today released a new clip for its miniseries parody, The Spoils of Babylon, featuring Tobey Maguire and Kristin Wiig. Get a first look below! (more...)

Giuliana Rancic to Host E!'s ANCHORMAN 2: THE LEGEND CONTINUES, 12/18Giuliana Rancic to Host E!'s ANCHORMAN 2: THE LEGEND CONTINUES, 12/18
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2013

The scotch has been poured, the suits have been steamed, and the hair has been permed for an exclusive one-hour E! special with the cast of "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues," hosted by E! News' Giuliana Rancic. (more...)

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