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Heidi Schreck's GRAND CONCOURSE Begins Previews Tonight at Playwrights HorizonsHeidi Schreck's GRAND CONCOURSE Begins Previews Tonight at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Previews begin tonight, October 17 at 7:30 PM for the Playwrights Horizons' world premiere production of GRAND CONCOURSE, a new play by playwright and two-time Obie Award-winning actress Heidi Schreck (author of There Are No More Big Secrets, Creature, Showtime's 'Nurse Jackie'). Directed by Kip Fagan (The Revisionist, Asuncion), the play is the second production of the acclaimed theater company's 2014/2015 Season. It follows the critically-acclaimed Bootycandy, a new play written and directed by Robert O'Hara, which concludes its extended run this Sunday evening on the Mainstage. (more...)

BWW TV's SO YA WANNA BE A BROADWAY STAR to Feature Song by MURDER FOR TWO's Kinosian & BlairBWW TV's SO YA WANNA BE A BROADWAY STAR to Feature Song by MURDER FOR TWO's Kinosian & Blair
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

'So Ya Wanna Be a Broadway Star?,' a BroadwayWorld TV exclusive series, is teaming up with musical theatre songwriting duo KINOSIAN & BLAIR. Kinosian & Blair will be writing the 11 o'clock number to a musical adaptation of a 1980s cult television hit that series lead, Micki Manuel Minnelli, is auditioning for! (more...)

GRAND CONCOURSE Begins Previews Tomorrow at Playwrights HorizonsGRAND CONCOURSE Begins Previews Tomorrow at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

Previews begin tomorrow, Friday, October 17 at 7:30 PM for the Playwrights Horizons' world premiere production of GRAND CONCOURSE, a new play by playwright and two-time Obie Award-winning actress Heidi Schreck (author of There Are No More Big Secrets, Creature, Showtime's 'Nurse Jackie'). Directed by Kip Fagan (The Revisionist, Asuncion), the play is the second production of the acclaimed theater company's 2014/2015 Season. It follows the critically-acclaimed Bootycandy, a new play written and directed by Robert O'Hara, which concludes its extended run this Sunday evening on the Mainstage. (more...)

Brooke Adams and Tony Shalhoub to Star in Commonwealth Shakespeare's HAPPY DAYS Next MonthBrooke Adams and Tony Shalhoub to Star in Commonwealth Shakespeare's HAPPY DAYS Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) will present its first indoor production as Theatre Company in Residence at Babson College, Samuel Beckett's classic Happy Days featuring Brooke Adams* (Lend Me A Tenor, CSC's The Last Will) and Tony Shalhoub* (Act One, Monk) November 18 - 23 at the Carling-Sorenson Theater at Babson College. (more...)

Christine Dwyer to Guest on Premiere of New BWW Exclusive Webseries SO YA WANNA BE A BROADWAY STAR?Christine Dwyer to Guest on Premiere of New BWW Exclusive Webseries SO YA WANNA BE A BROADWAY STAR?
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

'So Ya Wanna Be a Broadway Star?,' a BroadwayWorld TV exclusive series will wrap it's first season Sunday, November 2nd with an exciting lineup of Broadway cameos. The first Broadway guest appearance will be none other than the lady in green herself, Broadway's current Elphaba, Christine Dwyer! (more...)

Photo Flash: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Says Goodbye to Andrew Rannells Via TwitterPhoto Flash: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Says Goodbye to Andrew Rannells Via Twitter
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2014

Tony nominee Andrew Rannells (THE BOOK OF MORMON) plays his final performance as the title role in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH today, October 12. The official HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Twitter shared a picture of Rannells from the show today. (more...)

Andrew Rannells Plays Final HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Performance TodayAndrew Rannells Plays Final HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Performance Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2014

Tony nominee Andrew Rannells (THE BOOK OF MORMON) will play his final performance as the title role in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH today, October 12. Then Golden Globe and Drama Desk Award winner Michael C. Hall will take over the role starting Thursday, October 16 at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street).HEDWIG will mark Hall's first musical theatre role in over a decade having previously made acclaimed runs in the Broadway productions of Cabaret and Chicago. (more...)

Cast Announced for The Old Globe's GLOBE FOR ALL Free Shakespeare Tour, Beginning 10/28Cast Announced for The Old Globe's GLOBE FOR ALL Free Shakespeare Tour, Beginning 10/28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

The Old Globe invites your participation and coverage as it begins presenting shows through an exciting new producing platform, Globe for All. This free-of-charge tour of a professional production of Shakespeare will allow the theatre to serve more communities throughout San Diego by collaborating with a diverse range of local organizations. Old Globe Artistic Director Barry Edelstein directs the first production, Shakespeare's fascinating romance All's Well That Ends Well. He has cast local professional actors, including recent graduates of the Old Globe/University of San Diego Graduate Theatre Program. The first Globe for All free Shakespeare tour will begin October 28 and will culminate in three low-cost performances on November 7 to 9 in the Globe's Hattox Hall, part of the Karen and Donald Cohn Education Center in the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. (more...)

BWW TV: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Gets Another Hall- Michael C. Hall Joins the Cast!BWW TV: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Gets Another Hall- Michael C. Hall Joins the Cast!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 10, 2014

Golden Globe and Drama Desk Award winner Michael C. Hall will star in Hedwig and the Angry Inch, the Tony Award winning Best Musical Revival, starting Thursday, October 16 at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street). HEDWIG will mark Hall's first musical theatre role in over a decade having previously made acclaimed runs in the Broadway productions of Cabaret and Chicago. Hall met the press yesterday and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on hand to chat with him and the rest of the company about stepping into the role. Check out what they all had to say below! (more...)

Tony Shalhoub & Brooke Adams to Star in CSC's HAPPY DAYS, 11/18-23Tony Shalhoub & Brooke Adams to Star in CSC's HAPPY DAYS, 11/18-23
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) will present its first indoor production as ?Theatre Company in Residence at Babson College, Samuel Beckett's classic Happy Days featuring Brooke Adams* (Lend Me A Tenor, CSC's The Last Will) and Tony Shalhoub* (Act One, Monk) November 18 - 23 at the Carling-Sorenson Theater at Babson College. (more...)

NYFOS Presents After Hours CD Release Concert for CANCIÓN AMOROSA: SONGS OF SPAIN, 11/17NYFOS Presents After Hours CD Release Concert for CANCIÓN AMOROSA: SONGS OF SPAIN, 11/17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

On Monday, November 17, 2014 at 10:00 p.m., New York Festival of Songpresents a special NYFOS After Hours celebrating the record release ofCANCIÓN AMOROSA: SONGS OF SPAIN with Corinne Winters and Steven Blier. The album is released the same day on GPR Records, distributed by Naxos. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Michael C. Hall Meets the Press with Tony Winner Lena Hall & HEDWIG's Creative Team!Photo Coverage: Michael C. Hall Meets the Press with Tony Winner Lena Hall & HEDWIG's Creative Team!
by Walter McBride - Oct 9, 2014

Michael C. Hall's limited engagement in HEDWIG is through Sunday, January 4, 2015. Andrew Rannells, who is currently playing the role of Hedwig, will play the final performance of his limited engagement on Sunday, October 12. Hall just the press this morning alongside Tony winner Lena Hall, Stephen Trask, and John Cameron Mitchell - check out photo coverage below! (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: HEDWIG's Michael C. Hall Meets the Press Alongside Lena Hall & Creative TeamFREEZE FRAME: HEDWIG's Michael C. Hall Meets the Press Alongside Lena Hall & Creative Team
by Walter McBride - Oct 9, 2014

Hall just met the press this morning alongside Tony winner Lena Hall, Stephen Trask, and John Cameron Mitchell - check out a first look below! (more...)

Amazon Studios Orders Season Two of Dark Comedy TRANSPARENT Following Debut SmashAmazon Studios Orders Season Two of Dark Comedy TRANSPARENT Following Debut Smash
by TV News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

Amazon Original Series Transparent is already breaking records. In just over a week since its debut, the critically acclaimed dark comedy, created by Jill Soloway (Afternoon Delight, Six Feet Under) and starring Jeffrey Tambor (more...)

Transparent Debut Smashes Prime Instant Video Records—Amazon Studios Orders Season TwoTransparent Debut Smashes Prime Instant Video Records—Amazon Studios Orders Season Two
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

Prime members are finding it very hard to step away from all ten episodes of Transparent. Since its debut, Transparent is the most binge-watched TV series on Prime Instant Video with nearly 80 percent of all viewers bingeing on two or more episodes of the series in the same day. This makes Transparent's binge-factor higher than any of the other Prime Instant Video binge leaders in the past. (more...)

NBC Approached Jon Stewart for MEET THE PRESSNBC Approached Jon Stewart for MEET THE PRESS
by TV News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

Like his fellow Comedy Central staple Stephen Colbert, Jon Stewart could have made the move to broadcast television. (more...)

Jesse Green, Michael Musto and Patrick Pacheco to Join Co-Hosts For THEATER TALK's Fall 2014 Preview This WeekendJesse Green, Michael Musto and Patrick Pacheco to Join Co-Hosts For THEATER TALK's Fall 2014 Preview This Weekend
by TV News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

Theater journalists Jesse Green (drama critic at New York Magazine), Michael Musto (MUSTO! The Musical/Out.com) and Patrick Pacheco (NY1) are back once again with Theater Talk co-hosts Michael Riedel of the New York Post and Susan Haskins for a preview of the fall theater season, weighing in on casts, creators, opinion, gossip and heresay with their typical flair. (more...)

American Theater Group Sets 2014-15 Season: SIZE MATTERS, TICK, TICK...BOOM! & MoreAmerican Theater Group Sets 2014-15 Season: SIZE MATTERS, TICK, TICK...BOOM! & More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

Celebrating its 3rd season, American Theater Group, New Jersey's newest professional theater company, has announced its 2014-2015 season. The company is in residence at Hamilton Stage in Rahway. (more...)

JCC Albuquerque Presents the 2014 JCC BOOK FEST & AUTHOR SERIES, 10/19-29JCC Albuquerque Presents the 2014 JCC BOOK FEST & AUTHOR SERIES, 10/19-29
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

PRESENTING authors and books that stimulate learning and community conversation PROMOTING reading, writing, and awareness of books, both fiction and non-fiction OFFERING a variety of rich and stimulating in-person author programs with wide appeal (more...)

BWW Reviews: SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM is an intimate evening with Creator and his creationsBWW Reviews: SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM is an intimate evening with Creator and his creations
by Jade Kops - Oct 4, 2014

Squabbalogic's production of SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM helps to answer the question that the NEW YORK magazine posed in 1994, "Is Stephen Sondheim God?". The revue of Sondheim's work, originally conceived and directed in 2010 by James Lapine, who has had a long connection with the composer, takes the audience on a journey through Sondheim's life, his creations, and creative process, all narrated by Sondheim himself by way of video recordings and archive footage projected onto a large screen above the stage. (more...)

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