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MCCC Theatre Students to Present THE NORMAL HEART, 12/5-7MCCC Theatre Students to Present THE NORMAL HEART, 12/5-7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2014

It's the early 1980s and an unidentified disease is killing off an oddly specific group of people: gay men, mainly in New York City. Students in the Mercer County Community College (MCCC) Theatre Program present the Larry Kramer drama 'The Normal Heart' at MCCC's Studio Theatre Friday, Dec. 5 at 8 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 6 at 2 and 8 p.m.; and Sunday, Dec. 7 at 2 p.m. The Studio Theatre is located adjacent to Kelsey Theatre on the college's West Windsor campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. (more...)

John Cameron Mitchell, Neil Patrick Harris, Terrence McNally & More Added to 2014 OUT100 ListJohn Cameron Mitchell, Neil Patrick Harris, Terrence McNally & More Added to 2014 OUT100 List
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2014

Today, OUT continued its rollout of this year's OUT100, unveiling portraits by JUCO of some of the most influential and inspirational LGBT names of the year. (more...)

Evanston's Next Theatre to CloseEvanston's Next Theatre to Close
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

It is with great sadness that the Board of Directors announces that Next Theatre is closing, effective immediately. Next Theatre, founded in 1981, created 34 years of award-winning socially provocative theater in its home at the Noyes Cultural Arts Center in Evanston. (more...)

Photo Flash: Winners of the 2014 MITF AwardsPhoto Flash: Winners of the 2014 MITF Awards
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2014

Last Monday, October 27, the Midtown International Theater Festival presented the awards for its 15th anniversary season. Meshelle, 'The Indie-Mom of Comedy,' hosted this New York independent theatre tradition which celebrates the outstanding work of the festivals and productions found in the Midtown International Theatre Festival, Midwinter Madness Fest, Commercial Division, Children's Theatre Program, Cabaret Showcase, Staged Reading Series, and the Short Play Lab. BroadwayWorld brings the results and pictures from the evening below! (more...)

USA TODAY to Deliver Innovative, Interactive Election CoverageUSA TODAY to Deliver Innovative, Interactive Election Coverage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2014

McLEAN, Va., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ USA TODAY will deliver industry-leading election coverage featuring innovative, interactive and exclusive analysis of the midterm elections. USA TODAY is partnering with Twitter to create the USA TODAY/Twitter Political Issue Index, an interactive visualization of political tweets on a range of key issues. The index shows, in real-time, the issues voters find important. (more...)

First Look At Matt Bomer On AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAK SHOWFirst Look At Matt Bomer On AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAK SHOW
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 30, 2014

Matt Bomer goes from THE NORMAL HEART to AMERICAN HORROR STORY! (more...)

Jim Parsons to Star in NBC's BUDDY'S MUSICAL CHRISTMAS Based on Broadway's ELF!Jim Parsons to Star in NBC's BUDDY'S MUSICAL CHRISTMAS Based on Broadway's ELF!
by TV News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

NBC is bringing in the holiday spirit with the stop-motion hourlong animated special “Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas,” set to air Tuesday, Dec. 16 at 8 p.m. Based on the popular film “Elf” and the hit Broadway show “Elf: The Musical,” the special will star four-time Emmy Award winner Jim Parsons (“The Big Bang Theory”) as Buddy. (more...)

The 46th Annual Jeff Awards Are Announced - THE DANCE OF DEATH, THE NORMAL HEART, BRIGADOON and More!The 46th Annual Jeff Awards Are Announced - THE DANCE OF DEATH, THE NORMAL HEART, BRIGADOON and More!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

At the gala 46th Annual Equity Jeff Awards held at Drury Lane Oakbrook on Monday, October 13, awards were spread among numerous theatres honoring a season of outstanding productions. From Writers Theatre, "The Dance of Death", a battle of wits between a tyrant and his manipulative wife, received the Production-Play award for a large theatre, along with its two principal actors Larry Yando and Shannon Cochran. "The Normal Heart", Larry Kramer's tale of the early indifference in N.Y. about the HIV/Aids crisis, presented by TimeLine Theatre Company, was honored with awards for Production-Play for a midsize theatre and for Director Nick Bowling. (more...)

Jim Parsons to Star in Roundabout's MERTON OF THE MOVIES Benefit Reading This Winter; Scott Ellis DirectsJim Parsons to Star in Roundabout's MERTON OF THE MOVIES Benefit Reading This Winter; Scott Ellis Directs
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company is thrilled to welcome back four-time Emmy Award and Golden Globe winner Jim Parsons ("The Big Bang Theory," Roundabout's Harvey) in a hilarious one-night-only reading of George S. Kaufman and Marc Connelly's Merton of the Movies. This rollicking evening will be helmed by Roundabout's Adams Associate Artistic Director, six-time Tony nominee Scott Ellis (Roundabout's Harvey, The Mystery of Edwin Drood), currently represented on Broadway with You Can't Take It With You. (more...)

GLEE Creator Ryan Murphy Welcomes Second Baby Boy, Ford!GLEE Creator Ryan Murphy Welcomes Second Baby Boy, Ford!
by TV News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

GLEE creator Ryan Murphy welcomed a second baby boy via surrogate on Friday, Ocotber 3rd. (more...)

BWW Review:  THE NORMAL HEART Opens at the Off Center Theatre in Kansas CityBWW Review: THE NORMAL HEART Opens at the Off Center Theatre in Kansas City
by Steve Wilson - Oct 5, 2014

The heart gripping, emotional roller coaster, The Normal Heart opened at the Off Center Theatre in Crown Center on October 3. Larry Kramer wrote the largely autobiographical play that opened in 1985 Off-Broadway and on Broadway in April of 2011. The Normal Heart considered one of the best plays to deal with the epidemic was also one of the first productions to bring it to the stage. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Shopov and Reeves Do the Heavy Lifting in Zeitgeist Stage Company's BENTBWW Reviews: Shopov and Reeves Do the Heavy Lifting in Zeitgeist Stage Company's BENT
by Nancy Grossman - Sep 30, 2014

Following last season's award-winning production of THE NORMAL HEART, Zeitgeist Stage Company sets the bar high with the compelling drama BENT, featuring outstanding performances from Victor L. Shopov and Brooks Reeves. Directed with distinction by David J. Miller, the play challenges its audience to bear witness to atrocities, but illustrates the strength of the human spirit. (more...)

Matt Bomer to Join Russell Crowe & Ryan Gosling in THE NICE GUYSMatt Bomer to Join Russell Crowe & Ryan Gosling in THE NICE GUYS
by Movies News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

According to Deadline, Emmy nominee Matt Bomer has signed on to join Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling in Shane Black's upcoming drama THE NICE GUYS. (more...)

BC/EFA's 28th Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction Raises $713,986BC/EFA's 28th Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction Raises $713,986
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Broadway fans found everything from rare opening night gifts to classic original Playbills, met their favorite stars and bid on once-in-a-life-time experiences to push the grand total raised Sunday, September 21, 2014, at the 28th Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction to an all-time high of $713,986, for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

Photo Flash: Julia Roberts, Matt Bomer, Mark Ruffalo, & NORMAL HEART Team Featured in Emmys MagazinePhoto Flash: Julia Roberts, Matt Bomer, Mark Ruffalo, & NORMAL HEART Team Featured in Emmys Magazine
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2014

The star-studded team of the Emmy Award-winning HBO special, THE NORMAL HEART is appearing in Emmy Magazine's Emmy Bash Photo Splash issue. Among those included in the pictures are THE NORMAL HEART actors Julia Roberts, Mark Ruffalo, Matt Bomer, and more. (more...)

Marin Mazzie Joins 'GETTING TO KNOW YOU' Benefit at Bucks County Playhouse This MonthMarin Mazzie Joins 'GETTING TO KNOW YOU' Benefit at Bucks County Playhouse This Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Bucks County Playhouse Producers Robyn Goodman and Alexander Fraser are thrilled to welcome the addition of Broadway's beloved Marin Mazzie to the cast of GETTING TO KNOW YOU: An Enchanted Evening of Oscar Hammerstein II, the Saturday night benefit concert of the inaugural Oscar Hammerstein Festival. (more...)

Laura Osnes, Santino Fontana and More Set for Bucks County Playhouse's OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN FESTIVAL, Beg. 9/26Laura Osnes, Santino Fontana and More Set for Bucks County Playhouse's OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN FESTIVAL, Beg. 9/26
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

Bucks County Playhouse Producers Robyn Goodman and Alexander Fraser announce the launch of a musical theatre development program focusing on the importance of lyrics in the creation of new musicals: The Oscar Hammerstein Festival - named in honor of the master writer whose countless accomplishments during his illustrious career include having mentored a young Stephen Sondheim at Hammerstein's Bucks County farm -- is a year-long program that offers expert mentorship to early career composers and lyricists. The Oscar Hammerstein Festival will culminate in a weekend with musical theatre experts, artists, and enthusiasts and various events open to the general public. The Festival will launch September 26 - 28, 2014. (more...)

THE NORMAL HEART DVD & Blu-ray Now AvailableTHE NORMAL HEART DVD & Blu-ray Now Available
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 26, 2014

The hotly anticipated HBO film adaptation of Larry Kramer's acclaimed Tony Award-winning play THE NORMAL HEART, directed by Ryan Murphy, managed a considerable success airing over Memorial Day weekend, nabbing 1.4 million viewers for its first two airings. (more...)

2014 Emmys: Jim Parsons Wins 'Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series'2014 Emmys: Jim Parsons Wins 'Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

Golden Globe Award winner and Broadway veteran Jim Parsons was the recipient of the 2014 Emmy Award for 'Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series' for his role on CBS' THE BIG BANG THEORY. This marks Parsons' third Emmy. (more...)

BWW Profile: THE NORMAL HEART from Tony-Winning Play to Emmy-Nominated FilmBWW Profile: THE NORMAL HEART from Tony-Winning Play to Emmy-Nominated Film
by Matt Tamanini - Aug 25, 2014

In 1985, Larry Kramer's play 'The Normal Heart' debuted at The Public Theatre, and sent shockwaves through the theatrical community. The play was a current, powerful look at the quick-spread of the AIDS epidemic that was raviging the gay community in New York. In The New York Times, theatre critic Frank Rich said of the initial production, 'There can be little doubt that 'The Normal Heart' is the most outspoken play around - or that it speaks up about a subject that justifies its author's unflagging, at times even hysterical, sense of urgency.' (more...)

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