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Roger Rees Public Memorial to be Held at New Amsterdam Theatre This MonthRoger Rees Public Memorial to be Held at New Amsterdam Theatre This Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2015

A memorial tribute will be held for Roger Rees, the legendary Tony Award-winning actor, and Tony Award nominated director, on Monday, September 21 at 1:00 PM at the New Amsterdam Theatre (214 W 42nd Street, NYC), it was announced today.  Doors will open at 12:30 PM, with general admission seating available to the public.   (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at The Hypocrites' AMERICAN IDIOT at The Den TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at The Hypocrites' AMERICAN IDIOT at The Den Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

The Hypocrites launch their 2015-16 season with the Chicago premiere of the smash Broadway musical AMERICAN IDIOT, featuring music by Grammy Award-winning punk rock band Green Day, book by Green Day frontman/guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer and lyrics by Armstrong, direction by Steven Wilson, musical direction by Andra Velis Simon and choreography by Katie Spelman. AMERICAN IDIOT will play now through October 25, 2015 at The Den Theatre's Heath Main Stage, 1329 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. The press opening is this Sunday, September 6 at 7 pm. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Broadway Vets Board Second Stage's INVISIBLE THREAD, Formerly WITNESS UGANDA; Full Cast Set!Broadway Vets Board Second Stage's INVISIBLE THREAD, Formerly WITNESS UGANDA; Full Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

BroadwayWorld has just confirmed complete casting for Secong Stage's upcoming world premiere production of INVISIBLE THREAD, a new musical by Matt Gould and Griffin Matthews, in association with American Repertory Theater, directed by Tony Award winner Diane Paulus (Finding Neverland, Pippin).  (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Sherie Rene Scott & More in WHORL INSIDE A LOOP!BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Sherie Rene Scott & More in WHORL INSIDE A LOOP!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 1, 2015

Second Stage Theatre presents the world premiere production 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. WHORL INSIDE A LOOP just opened last week at Second StageTheatre's Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd street). BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes HAND TO GOD Tony Nominee Geneva CarrThe Theater People Podcast Welcomes HAND TO GOD Tony Nominee Geneva Carr
by Matt Tamanini - Aug 31, 2015

On Monday, August 31st, the Theater People podcast welcomes the Tony-nominated HAND TO GOD star Geneva Carr. In making her Broadway debut with HAND TO GOD, Carr gave one of last season's most critically acclaimed performances in the role of Margery, the protagonist's mother. (more...)

Miley Cyrus Was in Talks to Play HEDWIG on Broadway?Miley Cyrus Was in Talks to Play HEDWIG on Broadway?
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

Miley Cyrus had been in talks to take on the role of Hedwig in the Tony-Award winning production of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH on Broadway. (more...)

THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY Offering Buy-One-Get-One Deal This FallTHE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY Offering Buy-One-Get-One Deal This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

 Celebrate "Absolute" August & September and "Bring Your Brightness" to the critically-acclaimed new play THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY, written and performed by James Lecesne.  (more...)

BWW TV: Go Inside Opening Night of Second Stage's WHORL INSIDE A LOOP with Sherie Rene Scott & More!BWW TV: Go Inside Opening Night of Second Stage's WHORL INSIDE A LOOP with Sherie Rene Scott & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 29, 2015

Second Stage Theatre presents the world premiere production of Whorl Inside a Loop, a new play byDick 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. WHORL INSIDE A LOOP began performances on August 4 and officially opened on August 27, 2015 at Second StageTheatre's Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd street). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Sherie Rene Scott  & Company of Second Stage's WHORL INSIDE A LOOP Celebrate Opening Night!Photo Coverage: Sherie Rene Scott & Company of Second Stage's WHORL INSIDE A LOOP Celebrate Opening Night!
by Linda Lenzi - Aug 28, 2015

Second Stage Theatre presents the world premiere production 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. WHORL INSIDE A LOOP began performances on August 4 and officially opened last night, August 27, 2015 at Second StageTheatre's Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd street). (more...)

BWW Review: Sherie Rene Scott and Dick Scanlan's Intriguing Prison Drama WHORL INSIDE A LOOPBWW Review: Sherie Rene Scott and Dick Scanlan's Intriguing Prison Drama WHORL INSIDE A LOOP
by Michael Dale - Aug 28, 2015

The co-authors based their drama on their experiences teaching a prison workshop. (more...)

Review Roundup: Sherie Rene Scott's WHORL INSIDE A LOOP Opens Off-BroadwayReview Roundup: Sherie Rene Scott's WHORL INSIDE A LOOP Opens Off-Broadway
by Review Roundups - Aug 27, 2015

Second Stage Theatre presents the world premiere production of WHORL INSIDE A LOOP, a new play by Dick Scanlan and Sherie Rene Scott, co-directed by Michael Mayer and Mr. Scanlan. WHORL INSIDE A LOOP began performances on August 4 and officially opens tonight, August 27, 2015 at Second Stage Theatre's Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd street). Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Sherie Rene Scott Leads WHORL INSIDE A LOOP, Opening Tonight at Second StageSherie Rene Scott Leads WHORL INSIDE A LOOP, Opening Tonight at Second Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

Second Stage Theatre presents the world premiere production 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. WHORL INSIDE A LOOP began performances on August 4 and officially opens tonight, August 27, 2015 at Second Stage Theatre's Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd street). (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sherie Rene Scott and Dick Scanlan Talk About WHORL INSIDE A LOOPSTAGE TUBE: Sherie Rene Scott and Dick Scanlan Talk About WHORL INSIDE A LOOP
by Michael Dale - Aug 27, 2015

The co-authors were inspired by their own experiences teaching a storytelling workshop to prison inmates. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey to Stage Bill Cain's EQUIVOCATIONShakespeare Theatre of New Jersey to Stage Bill Cain's EQUIVOCATION
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

Next up on the Main Stage, The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey will present the New Jersey premiere of Bill Cain's Equivocation. When the Bard and his troupe of players receive a royal commission to dramatize the events surrounding the infamous Gunpowder Plot, the artist must confront the demons of his past, his present, and his obligations to the truth and artistic integrity. Equivocation was described in Variety as "one of the most bracingly intelligent, sizzlingly theatrical American plays in a decade." (more...)

AMERICAN IDIOT, HEATHERS, and More Headline New Line Theatre's 25th Anniversary SeasonAMERICAN IDIOT, HEATHERS, and More Headline New Line Theatre's 25th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2015

New Line Theatre, "the bad boy of musical theatre," celebrates its 25th anniversary season of adult, alternative musical theatre, with a new, expanded line-up, a brand new theatre, and a very special thank-you to the St. Louis community -- '25 for 25.' At the Thursday preview performance for each show this season, New Line will set aside 25 tickets, and the first 25 people in line at the box office at 7:00 pm will each get a ticket for 25 cents (one ticket per person). (more...)

Alan Cumming to Receive Award from Off-Broadway's THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEYAlan Cumming to Receive Award from Off-Broadway's THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

The producers of the critically-acclaimed new play THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY announced today that Tony winner and human rights activist Alan Cumming will be the recipient of the Absolute Brightness Award. The award, previously awarded to LGBT civil right hero Edie Windsor, is given to a unique individual who is a shining beacon in their community, and an inspiration to live as your truest self. Mr. Cumming will be given the Absolute Brightness Award after the evening performance on Monday, August 24, 2015, at the Westside Theatre (407 West 43 Street). (more...)

Ben Thompson to Make Solo Debut at 54 Below Next WeekBen Thompson to Make Solo Debut at 54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Ben Thompson in his solo show debut for a one-night-only performance, Tuesday, August 25th, at 9:30 PM.  Thompson will take the audience on a genre-bending sonic journey through some of his favorite songs - spanning rock, rap and punk, to Broadway, jazz and even some original tunes.  (more...)

HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Updates Lottery Timing!HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Updates Lottery Timing!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

Hedwig will soon put the wig back on the shelf. As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday, Tony-winning revival of Hedwig and the Angry Inch will close on Broadway on Sept, 13. Taye Diggs, the show's current star, will wrap its run. Now the show has officially updated its lottery policy. A recent tweet reads: 'Hedwig Alert! New lottery timing - you may now enter 2 hours before each performance; winners drawn 90 minutes prior to show time.' (more...)

SESAC Signs Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Green DaySESAC Signs Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Green Day
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

Grammy Award-winning and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Green Day has signed with SESAC for representation. (more...)

Breaking News: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Sets Broadway Closing DateBreaking News: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Sets Broadway Closing Date
by Tyler Peterson - Aug 18, 2015

Hedwig will soon put the wig back on the shelf. (more...)

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