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Emmy Winner Jim Parsons Confirms He Turned Down Hosting the 2015 Tony AwardsEmmy Winner Jim Parsons Confirms He Turned Down Hosting the 2015 Tony Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2015

It turns out Jim Parsons, whose name was initially thrown around as a potential host of this year's Tony Awards, was approached for the position, after all. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Tony Hosts Alan Cumming and Kristin Chenoweth (in Spirit) Share a Special MessageSTAGE TUBE: Tony Hosts Alan Cumming and Kristin Chenoweth (in Spirit) Share a Special Message
by Stage Tube - Apr 28, 2015

Just after the official announcement that he and fellow Tony winner Kristin Chenoweth would be hosting the 2015 TONY AWARDS, Alan Cumming posted a special video message on Twitter. Check it out below! (more...)

CONFIRMED: Alan Cumming and Kristin Chenoweth Will Host the 2015 Tony Awards!CONFIRMED: Alan Cumming and Kristin Chenoweth Will Host the 2015 Tony Awards!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

Later this morning, Bruce Willis and Mary-Louise Parker will announce the 2015 Tony Award Nominations LIVE from the Paramount Hotel's Diamond Horseshoe in New York City, but another question still remains...who will host the ceremony in June? According to today's New York Post, the Tonys have tapped stage and screen stars Kristin Chenoweth (currently starring On the Twentieth Century) and Alan Cumming for the job. (more...)

Alan Cumming to Perform at Bucks County Playhouse's GALAVANT IN THE GARDEN Next MonthAlan Cumming to Perform at Bucks County Playhouse's GALAVANT IN THE GARDEN Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) announces 'Galavant In The Garden,' a spring garden party benefiting the theater on May 9, featuring a special preview performance of Tony Award-winning actor Alan Cumming's new one-man show at Dark Hollow Farm, a private Bucks County gentleman's estate. (more...)

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR and PIPPIN Headed to Kensington Arts Theatre's 2015-16 SeasonJESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR and PIPPIN Headed to Kensington Arts Theatre's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2015

Kensington Arts Theatre Artistic Director Craig Pettinati is pleased to announce the DC-Metro theatre has decided to venture into uncharted territory, with the expansion of offerings to now include both musicals and plays. (more...)

BWW Reviews: American Theater Group Presents Bill Bowers in BEYOND WORDS An Incredible PerformanceBWW Reviews: American Theater Group Presents Bill Bowers in BEYOND WORDS An Incredible Performance
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 14, 2015

American Theater Group presents Bill Bowers in his one-man show, 'Beyond Words' though Sunday, April 19th. See this entertaining and important piece of theater, wonderfully performed. (more...)

Inaugural Diversity Honors Gala to Spotlight South Florida on the International Stage of LGBT Rights and Activism in Honor of Harvey Milk on May 9Inaugural Diversity Honors Gala to Spotlight South Florida on the International Stage of LGBT Rights and Activism in Honor of Harvey Milk on May 9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2015

The inaugural Diversity Honors, co-presented by the Harvey Milk Foundation and The Pride Center at Equality Park, will be hosted by the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, May 9. This milestone event will recognize national honoree Judy Shepard, founder of the Matthew Shepard Foundation, plus several South Florida leaders who have made a significant impact on improving the quality of life for the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) community. Special host presenter will be Stuart Milk, co-founder and president of the Harvey Milk Foundation. (more...)

BWW Interview: Stockard Channing on Her Road to a Tony, Emmys and More!BWW Interview: Stockard Channing on Her Road to a Tony, Emmys and More!
by Richard Ridge - Apr 4, 2015

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. The most recent conversation featured stage and screen legend Stockard Channing, moderated by BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge. Below, check out what she had to say about her journey with IT'S ONLY A PLAY, which is currently playing at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. (more...)

BWW Interview: Stockard Channing Reveals How She Fought for Rizzo's Song in GREASEBWW Interview: Stockard Channing Reveals How She Fought for Rizzo's Song in GREASE
by Richard Ridge - Apr 3, 2015

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. The most recent conversation featured stage and screen legend Stockard Channing, moderated by BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge. Below, check out what she had to say about her journey with IT'S ONLY A PLAY, which is currently playing at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. (more...)

BWW Interview: Stockard Channing on Life in IT'S ONLY A PLAY- 'It Has Been Fortuitous'BWW Interview: Stockard Channing on Life in IT'S ONLY A PLAY- 'It Has Been Fortuitous'
by Richard Ridge - Apr 2, 2015

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. The most recent conversation featured stage and screen legend Stockard Channing, moderated by BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge. Below, check out what she had to say about her journey with IT'S ONLY A PLAY, which is currently playing at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. (more...)

OUT IN THE BAY to Celebrate 10th Anniversary at Oasis Nightclub, 4/29OUT IN THE BAY to Celebrate 10th Anniversary at Oasis Nightclub, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2015

OUT IN THE BAY - Gay Radio from San Francisco, the award-winning interview program (which airs 7:00 pm Thurs. on public station KALW - 91.7 FM), celebrates ten years of broadcasting LGBT stories with a half-hour show taping - (the show's first before a live audience) - and party Wed. April 29, 2015 at Oasis Nightclub & Cabaret, 298 11th St. (at Folsom), San Francisco 94103. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Backstage with Richard Ridge- SAG Foundation Conversations Series with Stockard Channing!BWW TV Exclusive: Backstage with Richard Ridge- SAG Foundation Conversations Series with Stockard Channing!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Mar 29, 2015

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. The most recent conversation featured stage and screen legend Stockard Channing, moderated by BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge. Watch below to find out how things are going at It's Only a Play, her thoughts on her performance in Grease, and so much more. Check out the full interview below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Broadway Celebrates Stockard Channing at SIX DEGREES Party!STAGE TUBE: Broadway Celebrates Stockard Channing at SIX DEGREES Party!
by Stage Tube - Mar 24, 2015

Earlier this month, the Lodge at Gallow Green at the McKittrick Hotel, hosted a party celebrating one of Broadway's favorite stars- Stockard Channing! Six Degrees of Stockard Channing was attended by all sorts of Broadway luminaries which, in the style of Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon, have some connection to Ms. Channing. Below, go inside the special event with Parade Magazine! (more...)

Swindon Youth Theatre to Present THE LARAMIE PROJECT, April 1-3Swindon Youth Theatre to Present THE LARAMIE PROJECT, April 1-3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2015

Swindon Youth Theatre, run by Swindon's only professional theatre company, Sixth Sense Theatre, is in final rehearsals for its latest production. (more...)

BWW Invite: Attend SAG Foundation Career Conversations with Stockard Channing!BWW Invite: Attend SAG Foundation Career Conversations with Stockard Channing!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2015

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and BroadwayWorld have partnered for an inaugural filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. On Monday, March 16 (6-8PM), join us for a career Conversations with Stockard Channing moderated by Broadway World's Richard Ridge of 'Backstage with Richard Ridge!' (more...)

CCBC Essex Academic Theatre & Community Book Connection to Present THE LARAMIE PROJECTCCBC Essex Academic Theatre & Community Book Connection to Present THE LARAMIE PROJECT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2015

Academic Theatre at the Community College of Baltimore County, Essex and the Community Book Connection present "The Laramie Project" 8 p.m., March 19, 20, 21; 10 a.m. March 23 and 1 p.m. March 24 in the College Community Theatre at CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Boulevard. (more...)

Sneak Peek - Leeza Gibbons & More Set for OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW? Season Premiere, 3/8Sneak Peek - Leeza Gibbons & More Set for OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW? Season Premiere, 3/8
by TV News Desk - Mar 6, 2015

In an all-new season premiere episode of the popular series, “Oprah: Where Are They Now?,” Oprah Winfrey talks to Matthew Shepard's parents in an emotional interview, 16 years after their son lost his life in one of the most brutal hate crimes (more...)

I HAVE A DREAM Foundation - Los Angeles to Host 'Dreamer Dinner' This WeekendI HAVE A DREAM Foundation - Los Angeles to Host 'Dreamer Dinner' This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

The I HAVE A DREAM Foundation - Los Angeles is pleased to host the Annual Dreamer Dinner, honoring champions of education in the Los Angeles area. The event will take place on Sunday, March 8 at 5pm at the Skirball Cultural Center's Ahmanson Ballroom, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd. in Los Angeles. Honorees include Chris Selak, Bradley Bredeweg & Peter Paige, Jerry Fink & David Kim, and Jason Collins. Presenters for the evening include Lionsgate TV Chairman Kevin Beggs and Rosie O'Donnell. (more...)

BWW Reviews: A Challenging Collegiate JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR at Oyster Mill PlayhouseBWW Reviews: A Challenging Collegiate JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR at Oyster Mill Playhouse
by Marakay Rogers - Mar 4, 2015

Director Stephanie Via's interpretation of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR may be flawed, but it's imaginative, and it's well performed. (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway Gathers for Six Degrees of Stockard Channing!Photo Flash: Broadway Gathers for Six Degrees of Stockard Channing!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Just last night, the Lodge at Gallow Green at the McKittrick Hotel, hosted a party celebrating one of Broadway's favorite stars- Stockard Channing! Six Degrees of Stockard Channing was attended by all sorts of Broadway luminaries which, in the style of Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon, have some connection to Ms. Channing. Check out photos from inside the special event below! (more...)

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