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@LeslieUggams - 11/24/14 03:03pm There's "bountiful" experience that comes with age @IAmCicelyTyson Grateful to be included! http://t.co/BCsPqBfPwV


@LeslieUggams - 11/22/14 12:02pm Thank you, BroadwayWorld, for the Best Actress in a Musical nomination for #GYPSYCRT @CTRepTheatre Connecticut... http://t.co/km64aBnGP0


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BWW Previews: 4 GIRLS 4: A CHRISTMAS TOGETHER at 710 Main TheatreBWW Previews: 4 GIRLS 4: A CHRISTMAS TOGETHER at 710 Main Theatre
by Michael Rabice - Nov 25, 2014

Broadway's Leading Ladies Head to Buffalo (more...)

Free Concert UNDER THE MISTLETOE Set for Lincoln Center, 12/20Free Concert UNDER THE MISTLETOE Set for Lincoln Center, 12/20
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2014

Need a little music? Need a little laughter? Need a little singing, ringing through the rafter? Then take that road before you and come see high stepping showgirls at this toe-tapping celebration of mistletoe and holiday madness. (more...)

The Actors Fund Presents TRADITION, THE JEWISH LEGACY OF BROADWAY Tonight at the PantagesThe Actors Fund Presents TRADITION, THE JEWISH LEGACY OF BROADWAY Tonight at the Pantages
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2014

The Actors Fund presents a very special MUSICAL MONDAY with Michael Childers Presents: ' TRADITION, THE JEWISH LEGACY OF BROADWAY' tonight, November 17, 2014. Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres at 7 p.m.; performance at 8 p.m., followed by dessert reception with the performers. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 11/5- Andrea McArdleSTAGE TUBE: On This Day 11/5- Andrea McArdle
by Stage Tube - Nov 5, 2014

Happy Birthday Andrea McArdle! As 'Annie,' McArdle became the youngest performer ever to be nominated for a Tony Award as Best Lead Actress in a Musical. Also on Broadway, she starred in the Jerry Herman musical Jerry's Girls alongside Carol Channing and Leslie Uggams; she portrayed the sassy Smoking Car, Ashley, in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Starlight Express; and starred as Margy Frake in State Fair; as Fantine in Les Miserables and, most recently as Belle in Disney's Beauty and the Beast. (more...)

Photo Flash: Stephen Schwartz, Ana Gasteyer and More Have 'WICKED-ly' Good Time at Bay Area Cabaret's 2014-15 GalaPhoto Flash: Stephen Schwartz, Ana Gasteyer and More Have 'WICKED-ly' Good Time at Bay Area Cabaret's 2014-15 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2014

There was plenty of Magic to Do in a Wicked-ly delightful evening with Schwartz and company at Bay Area Cabaret's opening night. San Francisco's venerable Bay Area Cabaret launched its 11th season with a Gala Evening honoring songwriter/composer Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, Godspell, Pocahontas, Enchanted, Prince of Egypt) at the Fairmont San Francisco's historic Venetian Room. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

BWW Interview: Eddie Shapiro Takes Center Stage with Great 'Dames'BWW Interview: Eddie Shapiro Takes Center Stage with Great 'Dames'
by Erica Miner - Oct 29, 2014

Bitten by the theatre bug at a tender age, Eddie Shapiro ranks top billing among the highest echelons of the Broadway and theatre obsessed. (more...)

Dionne Warwick On Bacharach & David, Plus Biggest InfluencesDionne Warwick On Bacharach & David, Plus Biggest Influences
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 28, 2014

Dionne Warwick discusses her hits and her influences! (more...)

All in the Family - Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU!All in the Family - Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU!
by Meet the Cast - Oct 18, 2014

Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU opened on September 28, 2014, at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). The production is directed by six-time Tony Award-nominee and Drama Desk Award winner Scott Ellis (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Twelve Angry Men, 1776). Scroll down to learn more about the full cast and watch interviews with the company below! (more...)

Arena Stage to Honor Sheldon Harnick and Sen. Tim Kaine at FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Opening, 11/12Arena Stage to Honor Sheldon Harnick and Sen. Tim Kaine at FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Opening, 11/12
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

As part of the opening night celebration for Fiddler on the Roof, the iconic musical that has captured the hearts of audiences worldwide for the past 50 years, Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater will present the American Artist Award to lyricist Sheldon Harnick and the American Voice Award to Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) on Wednesday, November 12, 2014. (more...)

Sunday Special: Celebrating Broadway's High-Stepping Dance MusicalsSunday Special: Celebrating Broadway's High-Stepping Dance Musicals
by BWW Special Coverage - Oct 12, 2014

In celebration of this season's ON THE TOWN, we've collected 10 of our favorite dance musicals. From classics like ANYTHING GOES, 42ND STREET, A CHORUS LINE and WEST SIDE STORY to modern marvels such as NEWSIES and STRICTLY BALLROOM, the way choreography is used to tell a story continues to evolve and inspire. (more...)

Women in the Arts & Media Coalition to Host 'VintAge' 10/18 at MIST HarlemWomen in the Arts & Media Coalition to Host 'VintAge' 10/18 at MIST Harlem
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

The Women in the Arts & Media Coalition is producing VintAge, one of its two Signature Events, supporting the voice and vision of women in the arts & media as they age, on Saturday, October 18, from 1-5:30 p.m. at MIST Harlem. (more...)

John McDaniel to Direct Shirley Jones in TheatreZone Fundraiser, 11/9John McDaniel to Direct Shirley Jones in TheatreZone Fundraiser, 11/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

Grammy and two-time Emmy Award-winning music director and composer John McDaniel (Bonnie and Clyde, The Rosie O'Donnell Show) is coming to Naples to music direct Oscar-winning actress Shirley Jones at TheatreZone's gala fundraiser 'An Evening with Shirley Jones' on Sunday, Nov. 9. (more...)

The Actors Fund to Present TRADITION, THE JEWISH LEGACY OF BROADWAY at the Pantages, 11/17The Actors Fund to Present TRADITION, THE JEWISH LEGACY OF BROADWAY at the Pantages, 11/17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

The Actors Fund presents a very special MUSICAL MONDAY with Michael Childers Presents: ' TRADITION, THE JEWISH LEGACY OF BROADWAY' on November 17, 2014. Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres at 7 p.m.; performance at 8 p.m., followed by dessert reception with the performers. (more...)

Women in the Arts and Media Coalition Presents VintAge 10/18Women in the Arts and Media Coalition Presents VintAge 10/18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2014

The Women in the Arts & Media Coalition is producing VintAge, one of its two Signature Events, supporting the voice and vision of women in the arts & media as they age, on Saturday, October 18, 1-5:30 p.m. at MIST Harlem. (more...)

From Stage to Screen - Meet Taylor Louderman and Alanna Saunders, the Newest Stars of NBC's PETER PAN LIVE!From Stage to Screen - Meet Taylor Louderman and Alanna Saunders, the Newest Stars of NBC's PETER PAN LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Variety just revealed that BRING IT ON: THE MUSICAL's Taylor Louderman and Alanna Saunders, who recently starred opposite Leslie Uggams in GYPSY at Connecticut Rep, have signed on as 'Wendy Darling' and 'Tiger Lily', respectively, in NBC's upcoming PETER PAN LIVE! Before the ladies head to the TV studio, let's learn about their past roles onstage! (more...)

Stage Veterans Taylor Louderman & Alanna Saunders Heading to Neverland on NBC's PETER PAN LIVE!Stage Veterans Taylor Louderman & Alanna Saunders Heading to Neverland on NBC's PETER PAN LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

The cast of NBC's PETER PAN LIVE! continues to grow. (more...)

Urban Stages' 31st Season to Include SHATTER, WINTER RHYTHMS 2014 & MoreUrban Stages' 31st Season to Include SHATTER, WINTER RHYTHMS 2014 & More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Frances Hill, Founding Artistic Director of Urban Stages, today announced the 2014-'15 season which will launch with the American Premiere of the award-winning drama Shatter by prolific Canadian playwright Trina Davies. (more...)

Tony, Emmy Winner Leslie Uggams Brings 'Classic Uggams' to San Francisco 11/2Tony, Emmy Winner Leslie Uggams Brings 'Classic Uggams' to San Francisco 11/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

Bay Area Cabaret, devoted to presenting world-renowned artists who expand the definition of cabaret, continues its 11th season, with pioneering Tony and Emmy Award winning actress/singer Leslie Uggams in her first Bay Area appearance in more than two decades. Celebrating over 60 years in show business, Ms. Uggams has starred on television, films, and Broadway, and has recorded more than fifteen albums. Leslie Uggams will perform an evening of "Classic Uggams," a collection of songs ranging from Lena Horne to musical theatre, from Broadway classics to jazz and blues,5pm, Sunday, November 2 at the Venetian Room of the Fairmont San Francisco, 950 Mason Street atop Nob Hill, San Francisco. Tickets ($50 general/$45 subscribers) can be purchased by calling (415) 392-4400 or online at www.bayareacabaret.org. (more...)

Rob Ashford to Helm Workshop for MIDNIGHT IN THE GARDEN OF GOOD AND EVILRob Ashford to Helm Workshop for MIDNIGHT IN THE GARDEN OF GOOD AND EVIL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Rob Ashford helmed a June reading for Alfred Uhry's musical version of John Berendt's 1994 best selling book MIDNIGHT IN THE GARDEN OF GOOD AND EVIL. Producers Craig Haffner and and Anne Hamburger revealed intentions to take the new musical to London next, prior to a Broadway run. Now according to an Equity casting notice, the same team will helm a New York City workshop for the show on September 15-19. (more...)

Tony Winner Leslie Uggams Comes to the Venetian Room with CLASSIC UGGAMS, 11/2Tony Winner Leslie Uggams Comes to the Venetian Room with CLASSIC UGGAMS, 11/2
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

Bay Area Cabaret is honored to present Tony and Emmy Award winning actress/singer Leslie Uggams in her first Bay Area concert in more than two decades CLASSIC UGGAMS. (more...)

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