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Drama League Names 2015 Directing FellowsDrama League Names 2015 Directing Fellows
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2015

The Drama League have announced the exceptional stage directors who have been selected as the 2015 Directing Fellows of The Drama League Directors Project: Paul Bedard, Estefania Fadul, Aneesha Kudtarkar, Emily Lyon, Brad Raimondo, Austin Regan, Daniel Rogers, Annie Tippe, Sarah Wansley and Brandon Woolf. In addition, an eleventh fellow has been selected for a brand-new fellowship program, which will be revealed during the 81st Annual Drama League Awards Ceremony, which will be held on Friday, May 15, 2015 at the Marriott Marquis Times Square (1535 Broadway). More information can be found at www.dramaleague.org (more...)

New Jayne Mansfield Bio-Film DIAMONDS TO DUST Released on iTunes and VuduNew Jayne Mansfield Bio-Film DIAMONDS TO DUST Released on iTunes and Vudu
by Movies News Desk - Apr 7, 2015

Jayne Mansfield was a legend just like Marilyn Monroe. They were both bleached blonds with hourglass figures, were married three times and had numerous lovers, and each appeared in 29 films. (more...)

On Her Shoulders to Stage Reading of Zora Neal Hurston's SPUNK, 4/15On Her Shoulders to Stage Reading of Zora Neal Hurston's SPUNK, 4/15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2015

On Her Shoulders is pleased to present a FREE staged reading (by donation) of SPUNK (1926) by Zora Neale Hurston, directed by Aneesha Kudtarkar on Wednesday, April 15, 2015. (more...)

Cast Set for Signature Theatre's SIMPLY SONDHEIM World Premiere, Beginning Next MonthCast Set for Signature Theatre's SIMPLY SONDHEIM World Premiere, Beginning Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2015

Virginia's Signature Theatre is proud to announce the full cast for Simply Sondheim, the world premiere special event celebrating Stephen Sondheim and Signature Theatre's special partnership over the last 25 years. (more...)

East Lynne to Present HOLMES AND CARTER MYSTERIESEast Lynne to Present HOLMES AND CARTER MYSTERIES
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2015

'Please be at the Black Swan Hotel at midday tomorrow. Do come!' was how the telegram read. It was sent to Sherlock Holmes from Violet Hunter, a governess employed at The Copper Beeches. (more...)

FIFTH OF JULY Runs 4/17-5/17 at Aurora Theatre CompanyFIFTH OF JULY Runs 4/17-5/17 at Aurora Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Lanford Wilson's 'Talley Trilogy' continues on the Aurora Theatre Company main stage with FIFTH OF JULY. Aurora Artistic Director Tom Ross (A Bright New Boise, This Is How It Goes, Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance, The Shape of Things) helms FIFTH OF JULY, featuring Craig Marker (The Shape of Things, The Persians), Elizabeth Benedict, John Girot, Jennifer Le Blanc, Oceana Ortiz, Harold Pierce, Josh Schell, and Nanci Zoppi. FIFTH OF JULY plays April 17 through May 17 at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley. For tickets ($32-60) and information the public can call (510) 843-4822 or visit auroratheatre.org. (more...)

VIDEO: Tom Selleck Remembers Leonard Nimoy on LATE NIGHTVIDEO: Tom Selleck Remembers Leonard Nimoy on LATE NIGHT
by TV News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Selleck shares memories of working on 3 Men and a Baby with late director Leonard Nimoy (more...)

East Lynne to Present OUR AMERICAN COUSIN, 3/22East Lynne to Present OUR AMERICAN COUSIN, 3/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2015

One-hundred-and-fifty-years ago, on Good Friday, April 14, 1865, President and Mrs. Lincoln attended 'Our American Cousin' at Ford's Theatre in Washington D.C. During the third act, John Wilkes Booth entered the President's box to fire the fatal shot. (more...)

Ed Asner, John Waters & More Set for 21st SEDONA FILM FESTIVALEd Asner, John Waters & More Set for 21st SEDONA FILM FESTIVAL
by Movies News Desk - Feb 5, 2015

?From Citizen Kane, considered by some to be the greatest film of all time, to classic films starring Richard Dreyfuss (who will be on hand) to films about food and food waste and from Sophie Tucker to Dean Kamen (more...)

BWW Interviews: John Cameron Mitchell on Performing HEDWIG for 'Deeply Invested' Audiences & More!BWW Interviews: John Cameron Mitchell on Performing HEDWIG for 'Deeply Invested' Audiences & More!
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 4, 2015

Today, John Cameron Mitchell speaks exclusively to BWW about the show's earliest incarnation, its current run and what's in store for a HEDWIG sequel. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Postmodern Jukebox Entertains in their O.C. Debut ConcertBWW Reviews: Postmodern Jukebox Entertains in their O.C. Debut Concert
by Michael L. Quintos - Jan 30, 2015

There is a very good possibility that many of you have seen or heard of the terrific musical collective known as Postmodern Jukebox across one or more of your preferred social media platforms. This group of clever and talented viral-video/YouTube sensations is the brainchild of arranger/pianist/musical genius Scott Bradlee, whose primary objective has been to repurpose contemporary radio hits and infuse them with the vintage sounds that are more likely to be found in your grandfather's old vinyl record collection. The results? Refreshingly educational, absolutely irresistible, and, most important of all, genuinely entertaining. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Stephen Wade Sings of 'Street Joy' at The Rep's Stackner CabaretBWW Reviews: Stephen Wade Sings of 'Street Joy' at The Rep's Stackner Cabaret
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Jan 21, 2015

Passion and intensity flow from historian, folklorist and musician Stephen Wade when he arrives at Milwaukee Rep's Stackner Cabaret this winter. On Sunday's opening night, Wade, as writer and performer, carries his work accomplished from more than two decades into this unique performance The Beautiful Music All Around Us. The stage production creates a collage of foot tapping banjo or guitar music, photographs and storytelling into one vibrant evening of 'Street Joy.' (more...)

Michael Holmes' THE JUDY SHOW! Comes to Martinis Above Fourth Table + Stage, 1/15Michael Holmes' THE JUDY SHOW! Comes to Martinis Above Fourth Table + Stage, 1/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

What do you get when you mix an internationally-acclaimed impersonator, outrageous comedy, great standards, and a bevy of icons? The hysterical parody of Judy Garland and her guests found in Michael Holmes' riotous The Judy Show! (more...)

Kathy Najimy to Bring Solo Show to Feinstein's at the Nikko Next MonthKathy Najimy to Bring Solo Show to Feinstein's at the Nikko Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

Actress, feminist and activist Kathy Najimy brings Lift Up Your Skirt, an in-progress, semi- autobiographical show to Feinstein's at the Nikko for two performances only - Friday, January 9 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, January 10 (7 p.m.). Lift Up Your Skirt will feature some true stories of Kathy's upside down life from her beginnings in San Diego to her life as a movie maven and social justice super-hero, as well as a monologue about Marriage Equality from 'Aunt Maddie' a beloved character from 'The Kathy and Mo Show.' Accompanied by Kathy's Musical Director (NYC's finest and cutest) Brian Nash, the 80-minute show is sure to guarantee an evening filled with laughter and heart. Tickets for Lift Up Your Skirt range in price from $45 - $60 and are on-sale now and available by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketweb.com. (more...)

BWW Chicago Reviews: NEWSIES Tour a hit!BWW Chicago Reviews: NEWSIES Tour a hit!
by Misha Davenport - Dec 15, 2014

The nations touring production of Disney's NEWSIES is a crowd-pleasing hit (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top Cabaret Picks for December 15-21 Featuring NBC's Von Trapp Children, Joe Iconis, and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top Cabaret Picks for December 15-21 Featuring NBC's Von Trapp Children, Joe Iconis, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Dec 14, 2014

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestra's begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Dorothy Bishop, Forever Deadward: The Vampire Musical Parody, The Von Trapp Children: From The Sound of Music Live!, the 7th Annual Joe Iconis Christmas Spectacular, and We Got You, Babe: 54 Shares Cher. (more...)

Sharon McNight Brings 'TWISTED XMAS' to Martinis Above Fourth Table + Stage TonightSharon McNight Brings 'TWISTED XMAS' to Martinis Above Fourth Table + Stage Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

Tonight, December 11, Martinis Above Fourth Table + Stage in San Diego is presenting Tony Award-nominee Sharon McNight in her always-popular and off-beat Twisted Xmas: A Druid's View of the Holidays! (more...)

Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces 2015 Jewish Film FestivalFilm Society of Lincoln Center Announces 2015 Jewish Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Dec 4, 2014

The Jewish Museum and the Film Society of Lincoln Center will present the 24th annual New York Jewish Film Festival at the Film Society's Walter Reade Theater and Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center (more...)

Billy Porter, Kathy Najimy, Constantine Maroulis & More Coming to Feinstein's at the Nikko in January 2015Billy Porter, Kathy Najimy, Constantine Maroulis & More Coming to Feinstein's at the Nikko in January 2015
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2014

Feinstein's at the Nikko kicks off 2015 with a bang with an exciting lineup of artists, including Tony Award winner Billy Porter; actress, feminist and activist Kathy Najimy; world-renowned artist Vonda Shepard; Broadway star Constantine Maroulis; and the dynamic cabaret duo Amy and Freddy. Additional artists will be added at a later date. Tickets for all performances are on-sale now and available by calling ?866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketweb.com. (more...)

The Metropolitan Room Presents Dozen Divas TonightThe Metropolitan Room Presents Dozen Divas Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

Dorothy Bishop is a multi-character female vocalist who can serve you Cher, Madonna, Streisand, and Dolly Parton - all in one night, tonight, Nov. 21! (more...)

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