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Calling All Aspiring Musical Theatre Songwriters! 2017 Fred Ebb Award Applications Are OpenCalling All Aspiring Musical Theatre Songwriters! 2017 Fred Ebb Award Applications Are Open
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The Fred Ebb Foundation in association with the Roundabout Theatre Company will present the thirteenth annual Fred Ebb Award for aspiring musical theatre songwriters.  (more...)

WAITRESS Brews 'Its for Adrienne Cream Ale' for a Good CauseWAITRESS Brews 'Its for Adrienne Cream Ale' for a Good Cause
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

The smash hit Broadway musical, Waitress is the latest Broadway show to create a craft beer for charity and partner with The Broadway Brews Project. A portion of the proceeds benefits The Adrienne Shelly Foundation, a NY-based charity that supports women in film. (more...)

Big Stars Mark This May at Blue Note HawaiiBig Stars Mark This May at Blue Note Hawaii
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

May has major stars lining up at Blue Note Hawaii, the state's premier venue for the world's most celebrated artists, kicking off with two local favorites DeAndre Brackensick and Robert Cazimero, followed up by seminal reggae artists Black Uhuru, soul songstress Meleana Brown and American Idol star Taylor Hicks. (more...)

CABARET to Play San Jose's Center for the Performing ArtsCABARET to Play San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

The critically acclaimed and award-winning Roundabout Theatre Company is proud to present, direct from Broadway, the national tour of SAM MENDES (Skyfall, American Beauty) and ROB MARSHALL's (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) Tony Award-winning production of CABARET, playing San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts (255 S. Almaden, San Jose) June 6-11, 2017. Press night for CABARET will be held on Tuesday, June 6 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Hugh Jackman Reveals First Tidbits on THE GREATEST SHOWMAN at CinemaConHugh Jackman Reveals First Tidbits on THE GREATEST SHOWMAN at CinemaCon
by Movies News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

During his appearance at today's CinemaCon, Hugh Jackman debuted footage from his highly anticipated musical film THE GREATEST SHOWMAN. Speaking to an audience of theater owners, the Tony winner explained, 'This movie is about taking risks...and that is what is going to propel this business.' (more...)

BWW Review: CABARET Moves Madisonians at The Overture CenterBWW Review: CABARET Moves Madisonians at The Overture Center
by Scott Rawson - Mar 22, 2017

As I've stated before, theater should speak to people. This production of Cabaret spoke volumes to me and feels particularly poignant in today's political climate.   (more...)

Paul Sparks Will Join Hugh Jackman in THE GREATEST SHOWMAN MoviePaul Sparks Will Join Hugh Jackman in THE GREATEST SHOWMAN Movie
by Stephanie Wild - Mar 10, 2017

Broadway vet Paul Sparks has joined the cast of Michael Gracey's upcoming musical film Greatest Showman, according to Deadline. He joins a cast of stars included Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Michelle Williams, Rebecca Ferguson, and Zendaya. (more...)

Roundabout Theatre Company's Production of CABARET Makes Columbus Premiere Next MonthRoundabout Theatre Company's Production of CABARET Makes Columbus Premiere Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

The critically acclaimed and award-winning Roundabout Theatre Company is proud to present, direct from Broadway, the national tour of Sam Mendes (Skyfall, American Beauty) and Rob Marshall's (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) Tony Award-winning production of CABARET, playing March 28-April 1 at the Ohio Theatre. (more...)

Willkommen! CABARET to Arrive at Fox Cities P.A.C. Next MonthWillkommen! CABARET to Arrive at Fox Cities P.A.C. Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Direct from Broadway, the musical masterpiece comes to the Fox Cities! As part of their 50th Anniversary Season, the critically acclaimed and award-winning Roundabout Theatre Company is proud to present the national tour of Sam Mendes (Skyfall , American Beauty) and Rob Marshall's (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) Tony Award-winning production of CABARET, playing Feb. 28 through March 5 at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center as part of the Kimberly-Clark Broadway Across America Series. (more...)

CABARET at Fox Cities PAC Announces Digital Ticket LotteryCABARET at Fox Cities PAC Announces Digital Ticket Lottery
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center is delighted to announce a $25 ticket lottery for Cabaret, which will play the Fox Cities P.A.C. from February 28-March 5.  (more...)

Social: Broadway's Best and Brightest Sound Off on a Very Theatrical OscarsSocial: Broadway's Best and Brightest Sound Off on a Very Theatrical Oscars
by Matt Smith - Feb 26, 2017

Grab your popcorn and get those tweeting fingers ready! Oscar Night is officially upon us! As mentioned earlier, while Hollywood's annual toast to the best in film is not as 'full-on Broadway' as, say, that other awards show typically held in June, this year's ceremony is looking to be a more theatrical, thanks in no small part to the overwhelming success of a certain little-known film called LA LA LAND (and hey… don't a couple people involved in that film have a big Broadway hit on their hands as well? Hmmm…???)  (more...)

Stone, Davis, Pasek & Paul, Lonergan; All Winners of the 89th Annual Academy AwardsStone, Davis, Pasek & Paul, Lonergan; All Winners of the 89th Annual Academy Awards
by Matt Tamanini - Feb 26, 2017

The 89th Oscars is taking place tonight, Sunday, February 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, and will be broadcast live on the ABC Television Network. BWW will be updating live! (more...)

BWW Profile: Oscar-Nominated Michelle Williams Of MANCHESTER BY THE SEA Makes Her Mark in Independent FilmBWW Profile: Oscar-Nominated Michelle Williams Of MANCHESTER BY THE SEA Makes Her Mark in Independent Film
by Jeffrey Walker - Feb 25, 2017

From BAYWATCH to BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN and beyond, actress Michelle Williams is making her mark in film. Nominated for Best Supporting Actress for a role with relatively little screen-time in MANCHESTER BY THE SEA. As Randi Chandler, wife of protagonist Lee Chandler - played by Casey Affleck - she was able to make a strong impression displaying the couple's complex relationship with just a handful of scenes. (more...)

BWW Profile: LION Oscar-Nominated Stage and Screen Star, Nicole KidmanBWW Profile: LION Oscar-Nominated Stage and Screen Star, Nicole Kidman
by Rachel Crawford - Feb 25, 2017

Nicole Kidman is a veteran in the entertainment industry, becoming a household name and garnering attention and awards for over 30 years of acting. This year, she is nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her character Sue Brierley in LION, which has received five other Oscar nominations. This year is the first time Kidman has been nominated for Best Supporting Actress. (more...)

BWW Experts and Stage and Screen Stars Pick the 2017 Academy Award WinnersBWW Experts and Stage and Screen Stars Pick the 2017 Academy Award Winners
by Matt Tamanini - Feb 24, 2017

Time is running out to get your 2017 Oscars Pool picks in, so we here at BroadwayWorld have put together a team of experts and stage and screen stars to help you in your prognostication. The stars lending their acting and filmmaking expertise are Broadway and CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND star Donna Lynne Champlin; UNDATEABLE and the West End's Dewey Finn in SCHOOL OF ROCK, David Fynn; Broadway and CHICAGO MED star Patti Murin; and one of the stars of the new Broadway musical Caesar Samayoa. (more...)

CABARET Announces Digital Lottery at the Fox Cities Performing Arts CenterCABARET Announces Digital Lottery at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center is delighted to announce a $25 ticket lottery for Cabaret, which will play the Fox Cities P.A.C. from February 28-March 5.  (more...)

CABARET at Fox Cities PAC Announces Digital Ticket LotteryCABARET at Fox Cities PAC Announces Digital Ticket Lottery
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center is delighted to announce a $25 ticket lottery for Cabaret, which will play the Fox Cities P.A.C. from February 28-March 5.  (more...)

BWW Profile: MANCHESTER BY THE SEA's Oscar-Nominated Stage and Screen Writer, Kenneth LonerganBWW Profile: MANCHESTER BY THE SEA's Oscar-Nominated Stage and Screen Writer, Kenneth Lonergan
by Courtney Henley - Feb 23, 2017

MANCHESTER BY THE SEA is without a doubt one of the most praised films coming out of this awards season. It's been nominated for six Academy Awards, and has already taken home a Golden Globe and two BAFTAs. Starting Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, and Lucas Hedges, the film tells the story of a man who, in the wake of his brother's death, finds himself named sole guardian of his nephew. The movie, written and directed by four-time Oscar nominee Kenneth Lonergan, will make you cry, and if it doesn't, you need to watch it again because you clearly missed something the first time around. (more...)

Dr. Harold Lancer Is Honored With the Beauty Enhancement Award, at the 3rd Annual Hollywood Beauty AwardsDr. Harold Lancer Is Honored With the Beauty Enhancement Award, at the 3rd Annual Hollywood Beauty Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

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MANCHESTER BY THE SEA Now Available on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD & Digital HDMANCHESTER BY THE SEA Now Available on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD & Digital HD
by Movies News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

The critically acclaimed drama MANCHESTER BY THE SEA is now available on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital HD. (more...)

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