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The Theater People Podcast Releases Live Show with Laura Osnes, Ellyn Marie MarshThe Theater People Podcast Releases Live Show with Laura Osnes, Ellyn Marie Marsh
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2015

On Monday January 26, 2015, the Theater People Podcast will release their 30th episode which was recorded live at Fontana's Bar in New York City as part of the NYC Podfest. For the event, Theater People welcomed back two time Tony nominee Laura Osnes (CINDERELLA, BONNIE & CLYDE) and KINKY BOOTS favorite Ellyn Marie Marsh. Laura talked about life after CINDERELLA, the roles she auditioned for but didn't get to play, starring in the upcoming CAROUSEL, raps Lin-Manuel Miranda style, and cruises hilariously through a lightening round. Ellyn Marie Marsh performs a hilarious excerpt from her sold out 54 Below debut solo show 'Inappropriate.' (more...)

Up on the Marquee: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH with John Cameron Mitchell!Up on the Marquee: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH with John Cameron Mitchell!
by Walter McBride - Jan 22, 2015

Original star of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, John Cameron Mitchell, returns to the role he co-created with Stephen Trask for eight weeks, beginning tonight, January 21, opposite Tony Award winner Lena Hall, who continues with the production as Yitzhak. Below, check out the new marquee! (more...)

Photo Coverage: John Cameron Mitchell Debuts in Broadway's HEDWIGPhoto Coverage: John Cameron Mitchell Debuts in Broadway's HEDWIG
by Walter McBride - Jan 22, 2015

Last night, original star of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, John Cameron Mitchell, returned to the role he co-created with Stephen Trask for a limited eight week run opposite, Tony Award winner Lena Hall, who continues with the production as Yitzhak. (more...)

Photo Flash: She's Back! First Look at John Cameron Mitchell in HEDWIG on BroadwayPhoto Flash: She's Back! First Look at John Cameron Mitchell in HEDWIG on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

John Cameron Mitchell returns to the role he co-created with composer/lyricist Stephen Trask in their musicalHedwig and The Angry Inch, which they debuted in the 1998 hit Off-Broadway production. Mitchell appears alongside Tony Award winner Lena Hall, who continues with the production as Yitzhak, for a strictly limited eight week engagement. Scroll down for a first look at Mitchell in costume and onstage! (more...)

FREEZE FRAME Exclusive: John Cameron Mitchell Preps for Return to HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH!FREEZE FRAME Exclusive: John Cameron Mitchell Preps for Return to HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH!
by Walter McBride - Jan 21, 2015

Original star of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, John Cameron Mitchell, returns to the role he co-created with Stephen Trask for eight weeks, beginning tonight, January 21, opposite Tony Award winner Lena Hall, who continues with the production as Yitzhak. Below, check out an exclusive photo of Mitchell as he preps for his opening night! (more...)

Sherie Rene Scott is Back with WHORL INSIDE A LOOP at Second Stage; Dick Scanlan and Michael Mayer Will Direct!Sherie Rene Scott is Back with WHORL INSIDE A LOOP at Second Stage; Dick Scanlan and Michael Mayer Will Direct!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director, Casey Reitz Executive Director) will conclude its 2014-15 season with the world premiere of WHORL INSIDE A LOOP, a new play by Dick Scanlan and Sherie Rene Scott, co-directed by Michael Mayer and Mr. Scanlan, the creative team behind the Tony-nominated, critically acclaimed hit, Everyday Rapture, which had its world premiere at Second Stage Theatre in 2009. (more...)

John Cameron Mitchell Returns to the Stage as HEDWIG TonightJohn Cameron Mitchell Returns to the Stage as HEDWIG Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

Original star of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, John Cameron Mitchell, returns to the role he co-created with Stephen Trask for eight weeks, beginning tonight, January 21, opposite Tony Award winner Lena Hall, who continues with the production as Yitzhak. (more...)

Photo Flash: HEDWIG Star John Cameron Mitchell's Eyes Gaze Out from the BelascoPhoto Flash: HEDWIG Star John Cameron Mitchell's Eyes Gaze Out from the Belasco
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

Original star of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, John Cameron Mitchell, will return to the role he co-created with Stephen Trask for eight weeks this January, opposite Tony Award winner Lena Hall, who continues with the production as Yitzhak. HEDWIG just posted a photo of the 'new eyes' being hung outside the Belasco - check it out below! (more...)

Colony Theatre to Present THE ROAD TO APPOMATTOX, Begin. 2/11Colony Theatre to Present THE ROAD TO APPOMATTOX, Begin. 2/11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

The Colony Theatre will present the fourth production of its historic 40th Anniversary season, the West Coast Premiere of THE ROAD TO APPOMATTOX by Catherine Bush, directed by Brian Shnipper. THE ROAD TO APPOMATTOX will preview on Wednesday, February 11; Thursday, February 12; and Friday, February 13 at 8:00pm. It will open on Saturday, February 14 at 8:00pm and continue through Sunday, March 15. (more...)

Christine Ebersole, Frankie J. Grande & More Set for 54 Below This WeekChristine Ebersole, Frankie J. Grande & More Set for 54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2015

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Photo Flash: HEDWIG Goes Vintage with New Promo Collage Featuring John Cameron MitchellPhoto Flash: HEDWIG Goes Vintage with New Promo Collage Featuring John Cameron Mitchell
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

Original star of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, John Cameron Mitchell, will return to the role he co-created with Stephen Trask for eight weeks this January, opposite Tony Award winner Lena Hall, who continues with the production as Yitzhak. HEDWIG just unveiled some vintage promo art for Mitchell's return, and you can check it out below! (more...)

John Cameron Mitchell Will Bring Old Material Back to HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH When He Joins Cast on 1/18John Cameron Mitchell Will Bring Old Material Back to HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH When He Joins Cast on 1/18
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

Original star of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, John Cameron Mitchell, is set to return to the role he co-created with Stephen Trask for eight weeks this January, opposite Tony Award winner Lena Hall, who continues with the production as Yitzhak. In a recent interview with the New York Times, Mitchell opened up about stepping back into Hedwig's heels. He told NYT: 'I've only just started to realize why I want to play Hedwig now, and it's not some stunt to sell tickets. It's to break up the rut that I'm in - the complacency.' (more...)

Blank Theatre Seeks Submissions for 23rd Annual Young Playwrights Festival; Deadline 3/16Blank Theatre Seeks Submissions for 23rd Annual Young Playwrights Festival; Deadline 3/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

The Blank Theatre's 23rd Annual Young Playwrights Festival is now seeking submissions nationwide from playwrights 19 years of age and younger. The submission deadline is March 16, 2015. Winning plays will be presented by professional actors and directors from June 4 - 28, 2015 at the Stella Adler Theatre in Hollywood, CA. (more...)

Theater People Podcast Welcomes The Ensemblist's Brady, LanzaroneTheater People Podcast Welcomes The Ensemblist's Brady, Lanzarone
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

For the current episode of the Theater People Podcast, host Patrick Hinds interviews Mo Brady and Nikka Graff Lanzarone, hosts of 'The Ensemblist' Podcast. The episode concludes with section of 'The Ensemblist' episode In Tech. Mo and Nikka are both Broadway performers in their own right--Mo is an THE ADDAMS FAMILY alum and Nikka was seen in WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN and as Velma Kelly in CHICAGO. (more...)

HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Donates $200K to the Hetrick-Martin InstituteHEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Donates $200K to the Hetrick-Martin Institute
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2015

Hedwig and the Angry Inch, the hit musical revival and winner of four 2014 Tony Awards now playing at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street), is pleased to announce a third donation has been made to Hetrick-Martin Institute (HMI) as part of the show's ongoing partnership with the organization. This donation of $200,000 brings the total raised by Hedwig for HMI to $400,000 in less than one year. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: January 3-9, 2015THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: January 3-9, 2015
by Louisa Brady - Jan 9, 2015

Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week or you're just in the mood for a recap, BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures' is here to satisfy your end-of-the-week fix! Take a look below to catch up on the latest happenings from the Great White Way to The West End (and everywhere in between) with coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights and more. Highlights this week include coverage of closing night of SIDE SHOW, new additions to the cast of WICKED, a first look at Vineyard Theatre's BROOKLYNITE, and more! (more...)

Alan Cumming, Tyne Daly, Jefferson Mays, Phylicia Rashad, Cast of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU and More Set for Drama League's 2015 GalaAlan Cumming, Tyne Daly, Jefferson Mays, Phylicia Rashad, Cast of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU and More Set for Drama League's 2015 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2015

The Drama League has announced the roster of special guest performers for the 31ST Annual Musical Celebration of Broadway honoring the legendary Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Award (EGOT) winner James Earl Jones to be held on Monday evening, February 2, 2015 at the famed Pierre Hotel (2 East 61st Street). (more...)

2015 Mainstreet Awards Winners Announced!2015 Mainstreet Awards Winners Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

Mainstreet Musicals' 2015 guest artistic director, Tony Award-winning director Michael Mayer, recently announced the winners of the 2015 Mainstreet Awards: A GOOD MAN (Ray Leslee and Philip S. Goodman),THE GIG (Douglas J. Cohen), and HOW GREEN WAS MY VALLEY (Roger Ames and Elizabeth Bassine). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of Vineyard Theatre's BROOKLYNITE, with Matt Doyle, Ann Harada & More!Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of Vineyard Theatre's BROOKLYNITE, with Matt Doyle, Ann Harada & More!
by Walter McBride - Jan 7, 2015

Vineyard Theatre presents the world premiere of the musical BROOKLYNITE, helmed by Tony Award-winning director Michael Mayer (HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, SPRING AWAKENING) and beginning performances January 30th, with an opening night set for Wednesday February 25th. This limited engagement continues through Sunday March 22nd. The company met the press yesterday and BroadwayWorld brings you full photo coverage from the festivities below! (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: Meet the Cast of Vineyard Theatre's BROOKLYNITEFREEZE FRAME: Meet the Cast of Vineyard Theatre's BROOKLYNITE
by Walter McBride - Jan 6, 2015

Vineyard Theatre presents the world premiere of the musical BROOKLYNITE, helmed by Tony Award-winning director Michael Mayer (HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, SPRING AWAKENING) and beginning performances Friday January 29th, with an opening night set for Wednesday February 25th. This limited engagement continues through Sunday March 22nd. The company met the press earlier today and BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast below! (more...)

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