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Breaking News: Andy Karl, Mark Linn-Baker, Michael McGrath and Mary Louise Wilson Join Cast of ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY!Breaking News: Andy Karl, Mark Linn-Baker, Michael McGrath and Mary Louise Wilson Join Cast of ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) just announced that the new Broadway production of the classic musical ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY starring TonyŽ & EmmyŽ Award winner Kristin Chenoweth as 'Lily Garland' and Golden Globe & SAG Award winner & TonyŽ nominee Peter Gallagher as 'Oscar Jaffee,' will feature TonyŽ nominee Andy Karl as 'Bruce Granit,' Mark Linn?Baker as 'Oliver Webb,' TonyŽ Award winner Michael McGrath as 'Owen O'Malley' and TonyŽ Award winner Mary Louise Wilson as 'Letitia Primrose.' On The Twentieth Century will be choreographed by TonyŽ Award winner Warren Carlyle and directed by six?time TonyŽ nominee Scott Ellis, and features music by Cy Coleman and book & lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green. On The Twentieth Century is based on plays by Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur & Bruce Mullholland. The original Broadway production was directed by Harold Prince. (more...)

Pushcart Players to Present A SEASON OF MIRACLES, Begin. 11/21Pushcart Players to Present A SEASON OF MIRACLES, Begin. 11/21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Pushcart Players, New Jersey's award-winning touring theatre for young audiences presents 'A Season of Miracles,' opening on November 21 and running through December 2014. The production will delight audiences in the tri-State area with performances in schools and theatres throughout New Jersey, New York, Connecticut and beyond. >From Freehold to Great Neck, from Montville to Bayside, from New Hyde Park to Towson, MD, Pushcart spreads holiday cheer. (more...)

PIPPIN, Broadway League & Art of Men Partner to Bring Seniors to ShowPIPPIN, Broadway League & Art of Men Partner to Bring Seniors to Show
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

Pippin The Musical, The Broadway League and Art of Men will bring seventy-five New York City seniors from Union Settlement to the Broadway production of Pippin on October 19, 2014 to experience their first Broadway musical. Cast members from the Pippin will host a talkback with the seniors immediately following the show. (more...)

Ahrens & Flaherty's New Musical LITTLE DANCER Announces Talks, Behind-the-Scenes Events in D.C.Ahrens & Flaherty's New Musical LITTLE DANCER Announces Talks, Behind-the-Scenes Events in D.C.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents the world premiere musical production Little Dancer in the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater from October 25 to November 30, 2014. The musical features book and lyrics by Tony Award winner Lynn Ahrens, music by Tony Award winner Stephen Flaherty, and direction and choreography by five-time Tony Award winner Susan Stroman. Press night is Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Tickets to THE BOOK OF MORMON at the Dr. Phillips Center On Sale 10/17Tickets to THE BOOK OF MORMON at the Dr. Phillips Center On Sale 10/17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

Back by popular demand, THE BOOK OF MORMON, which played a record-breaking run in 2013, returns to Orlando for a limited engagement December 26 - January 4 at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. Single tickets will go on sale Friday, October 17 at 10 a.m. Tickets will be available at the Dr. Phillips Center box office located at 155 East Anderson Street in downtown Orlando, by visiting DrPhillipsCenter.org or by calling 844.513.2014. Group orders of 15 or more may be placed by calling 407.455.5550. Ticket prices start at $38.75. (more...)

Lucie Arnaz Returns to Broadway as 'Berthe' in PIPPIN TonightLucie Arnaz Returns to Broadway as 'Berthe' in PIPPIN Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

Lucie Arnaz is set to return to Broadway in the role of 'Berthe' in the Tony Award winning PIPPIN for a limited engagement beginning tonight, October 9 through Sunday, November 9. Arnaz comes from the PIPPIN national tour, which is playing at the Golden Gate Theatre in San Francisco, CA. PIPPIN is now playing at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street). (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON Presents Special Matinee for The Actors Fund TodayTHE BOOK OF MORMON Presents Special Matinee for The Actors Fund Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

The Actors Fund Special Performance of The Book of Mormon is set for today, October 8, at 2 p.m. (more...)

Andrea Martin Joins PIPPIN on Tour Tonight in San FranciscoAndrea Martin Joins PIPPIN on Tour Tonight in San Francisco
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

SHN previously announced that Andrea Martin, who won the 2013 Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for creating the role of 'Berthe' in the Broadway production, would reprise the role in the final two weeks (beginning today, October 7 and running through October 19) of the San Francisco engagement at the SHN Golden Gate Theatre. (more...)

VIDEO: Matthew James Thomas & Sasha Allen Chat National Tour of PIPPINVIDEO: Matthew James Thomas & Sasha Allen Chat National Tour of PIPPIN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Stars Sasha Allen (Broadway's Hair) and Matthew James Thomas (Broadway's Pippin, Spider-Man) stopped by KPIX CBS San Francisco Bay Area News yesterday to discuss the musical. (more...)

PIPPIN Comes to the Smith Center in Las Vegas, 11/25-30; Tickets on Sale 10/3PIPPIN Comes to the Smith Center in Las Vegas, 11/25-30; Tickets on Sale 10/3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

Experience the thrilling 2013 Tony Award-winning musical PIPPIN - described as "An eye-popping, jaw-dropping, VISUALLY STUNNING extravaganza. THE THRILL OF THE SEASON!" by NY1. This all-new production of the hit Broadway musical will take to the stage in Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts Nov. 25-30. (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON Breaks Fox Cities Performing Arts Center House RecordTHE BOOK OF MORMON Breaks Fox Cities Performing Arts Center House Record
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, has broken the house record in Appleton, WI for the week ending September 21 the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center grossing $1,380,442.50. (more...)

Lucie Arnaz Will Return to Broadway as 'Berthe' in PIPPIN!Lucie Arnaz Will Return to Broadway as 'Berthe' in PIPPIN!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

Lucie Arnaz is set to return to Broadway in the role of "Berthe" in the Tony Award winning PIPPIN for a limited engagement beginningThursday, October 9 through Sunday, November 9. Ms. Arnaz is currently playing the role in the PIPPIN national tour which opens this week at the Golden Gate Theatre in San Francisco, CA. Tony Award winner Priscilla Lopez recently returned to the Broadway cast in the role of "Berthe." PIPPIN is now playing at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street). (more...)

Andrea Martin to Reprise Tony-Winning Role in PIPPIN National Tour for Second Half of San Francisco RunAndrea Martin to Reprise Tony-Winning Role in PIPPIN National Tour for Second Half of San Francisco Run
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

SHN has announced that Andrea Martin, who won the 2013 Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for creating the role of 'Berthe' in the Broadway production, will reprise the role in the final two weeks (October 7-19) of the San Francisco engagement at the SHN Golden Gate Theatre. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sasha Allen Talks Leading PIPPIN in DenverSTAGE TUBE: Sasha Allen Talks Leading PIPPIN in Denver
by Stage Tube - Sep 18, 2014

Below, from the PIPPIN National Tour launch in Denver, 'In Focus' host Eden Lane brings us her full one-on-one with Sasha Allen (a finalist on the 4th season on THE VOICE) who portrays the 'Leading Player'. Click to watch the interview! (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON Breaks House Record in Philadelphia for Week of Sept 14THE BOOK OF MORMON Breaks House Record in Philadelphia for Week of Sept 14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, has broken its own house record in Philadelphia, PA for the week ending September 14 at the Forrest Theatre grossing $1,733,130.80 for a standard 8-performance week. THE BOOK OF MORMON first broke the record the week of August 10. (more...)

From TV to Broadway- Reality Show Winner Will Take on Title Role in PIPPIN This Fall!From TV to Broadway- Reality Show Winner Will Take on Title Role in PIPPIN This Fall!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Josh Kaufman, who in May of 2014 was announced as the winner of Season 6 of NBC's hit show "The Voice" as a member of Usher's team, will make his Broadway debut playing the title role in the Tony Award winning PIPPIN for a limited engagement beginning Tuesday, November 4 and through Sunday, January 4, 2015. Kyle Dean Massey is currently set to perform the role on Broadway through Sunday, November 2.PIPPIN is now playing at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street). (more...)

BEAUTIFUL's Carly Hughes Joins PIPPIN This FridayBEAUTIFUL's Carly Hughes Joins PIPPIN This Friday
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Carly Hughes, who most recently appeared on Broadway in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, will join the Tony Award winning production of PIPPIN in the role of 'Leading Player' beginning Friday, September 19. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

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THE BOOK OF MORMON Breaks Forrest Theatre House RecordTHE BOOK OF MORMON Breaks Forrest Theatre House Record
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, has broken its own house record in Philadelphia, PA for the week ending September 14 at the Forrest Theatre grossing $1,733,130.80 for a standard 8-performance week. THE BOOK OF MORMON first broke the record the week of August 10. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Stephen Schwartz and Diane Paulus Talk PIPPIN TourSTAGE TUBE: Stephen Schwartz and Diane Paulus Talk PIPPIN Tour
by Stage Tube - Sep 16, 2014

The national tour of Pippin launched in Denver this week, and host of 'In Focus' Eden Lane sat down for a one-on-one with composer/lyricist Stephen Schwartz (GODSPELL, WICKED, Pippin, and more). Lane also met the director and driving force behind this re-imagined Pippin, Tony Award-winner Diane Paulus. This episode also includes highlights with cast members Matthew James Thomas as Pippin, Lucie Arnaz as Berthe, Sasha Allen (a finalist on the 4th season on THE VOICE) as Leading Player, and Tony Award-winner John Rubinstein, who created the role of Pippin in the 1972 original Broadway production. Click below to watch the interviews! (more...)

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