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Alex Timbers and Michael Friedman's 'HERE'S HOOVER!' Workshop Begins Tonight in NYCAlex Timbers and Michael Friedman's 'HERE'S HOOVER!' Workshop Begins Tonight in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2014

Les Freres Corbusier has announced its return to off-off-Broadway with a special workshop production of Here's Hoover! The Historic Herbert Hoover 2014 Comeback Special, written by Sean Cunningham, with songs by Michael Friedman and directed by Alex Timbers, beginning tonight, December 5 at 8:00 pm at Abrons Arts Center, 466 Grand Street. The workshop production runs through Sunday, December 21. (more...)

Company of Fools' PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Begins 12/18Company of Fools' PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Begins 12/18
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2014

This December Company of Fools (COF), a proud part of the Sun Valley Center for the Arts, invites you to set sail with a wildly theatrical, hilarious and innovative retelling of how a miserable orphan came to be Peter Pan! COF is one of the first theatres outside of New York to receive the rights to this Broadway hit and will present 13 public performances of this family-friendly adventure from December 18 through January 3 (recommended for children ages 8 and up). (more...)

27 SANTAS AND AN ELF CALLED KEVIN Adds Shows in NYC, 12/07-2627 SANTAS AND AN ELF CALLED KEVIN Adds Shows in NYC, 12/07-26
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2014

Due to popular demand, 27 Santas and an Elf Called Kevin is adding New York City Performances for the holiday vacation week. The 60-minute holiday show, with original book and music by Andy Street and Jonathan Kydd, will play at the Broadway Comedy Club in Times Square and tour area theaters December 7-28, 2014. (more...)

Robert & Kristen Lopez's UP HERE, Phylicia Rashad-Helmed 'BLUEPRINTS' and More All-New Works Set for La Jolla Playhouse's 2015-16 SeasonRobert & Kristen Lopez's UP HERE, Phylicia Rashad-Helmed 'BLUEPRINTS' and More All-New Works Set for La Jolla Playhouse's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

La Jolla Playhouse announces five shows for its 2015/2016 season, featuring all new works, including the world-premiere musical Come from Away, featuring book, music and lyrics by acclaimed Canadian husband-and-wife team Irene Sankoff and David Hein, directed by Playhouse Artistic Director Christopher Ashley; the world premiere of Indecent, co-created by director Rebecca Taichman (Playhouse's Sleeping Beauty Wakes, Milk Like Sugar), and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel (How I Learned to Drive), co-produced with Yale Repertory Theatre; and Blueprints to Freedom: An Ode to Bayard Rustin, by Michael Benjamin Washington (Memphis, The Wiz), directed by The Cosby Show's Phylicia Rashad, which had its first workshop during the Playhouse's 2014 DNA New Work Series. (more...)

Les Freres Corbusier to Present 'HERE'S HOOVER!', Beginning 12/5Les Freres Corbusier to Present 'HERE'S HOOVER!', Beginning 12/5
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

Les Freres Corbusier has announced its return to off-off-Broadway with a special workshop production of Here's Hoover! The Historic Herbert Hoover 2014 Comeback Special, written by Sean Cunningham, with songs by Michael Friedman and directed by Alex Timbers, beginning Friday, December 5 at 8:00 pm at Abrons Arts Center, 466 Grand Street. The workshop production runs through Sunday, December 21. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Paul Reubens Do AVENGERS Trailer Voice-Over as Pee Wee Herman!VIDEO: Watch Paul Reubens Do AVENGERS Trailer Voice-Over as Pee Wee Herman!
by TV News Desk - Oct 30, 2014

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, Paul Reubens brings in his iconic character Pee-wee Herman to revamp the voice-over for the Avengers: Age of Ultron movie. (more...)

Full Cast Announced in West End's BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL, Feb. 2015Full Cast Announced in West End's BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL, Feb. 2015
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Joining Katie Brayben playing the title role in the West End production of Beautiful - The Carole King Musical is Ian McIntosh as song-writer Barry Mann. As previously announced the leading cast members also include Alan Morrissey as King's husband and song-writing partner Gerry Goffin, Lorna Want as song-writer Cynthia Weil, Glynis Barber as Genie Klein, King's mother, and Gary Trainor as music publisher and producer Don Kirshner. (more...)

BWW Recap: BLACKLIST Warns, Don't Phish With This CreelBWW Recap: BLACKLIST Warns, Don't Phish With This Creel
by Marakay Rogers - Oct 14, 2014

Gypsy Rose Lee perfected the striptease that emphasized the tease and avoided an actual reveal. THE BLACKLIST has copied her style when will we get any concrete information on Elizabeth Keen? This week, we managed to learn only that she isn't Red's missing daughter, Jennifer. In non-Keen news, we learned that Naomi's real name is Carla and that Red was a lousy husband. Perhaps we should discuss government mind control programs instead. That's Red's solution to these issues. (more...)

Katie Brayben to Star in West End's BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL, FebruaryKatie Brayben to Star in West End's BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL, February
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

Katie Brayben will play the title role in the West End production of Beautiful - The Carole King Musicalopening at the Aldwych Theatre in February next year. Alan Morrissey will play King's husband and song-writing partner Gerry Goffin, with Lorna Want as song-writer Cynthia Weil, Glynis Barber as Genie Klein, King's mother, and Gary Trainor as music publisher and producer Don Kirshner. London previews beginning on 10 February 2015 and with the show currently booking to 13 June 2015. Press night will now take place on 24 February at 7pm. Final casting will be announced shortly. (more...)

BRONIES: THE MUSICAL to Open at Third Street Theatre, 9/27BRONIES: THE MUSICAL to Open at Third Street Theatre, 9/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Third Street Theatre in association with Oddbird Theatricals is thrilled to present the World Premiere, fully-realized production of the Hollywood Fringe Festival Best Musical Award-winning, BRONIES: THE MUSICAL, with music by Joe Greene, book and lyrics by Heidi Powers and Tom Moore, choreography by John Todd, musical direction by Jennifer Lin and direction by Richard Israel. BRONIES: THE MUSICAL will begin previews on Thursday, September 25; will open on Friday, September 27 and run through Sunday, November 1 at the THIRD STREET THEATRE, 8115 W. Third Street in West Hollywood. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 8/27/14 - RED EYE OF LOVE, Page, Cerveris, Hamilton and More!WAKE UP with BWW 8/27/14 - RED EYE OF LOVE, Page, Cerveris, Hamilton and More!
by Jessica Showers - Aug 27, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: RED EYE OF LOVE begins off-Broadway, Patrick Page can't stop being bad at 54 Below, Michael Cerveris goes to NOLA and more! (more...)

PEE-WEE's Paul Reubens Boards NBC's THE BLACKLISTPEE-WEE's Paul Reubens Boards NBC's THE BLACKLIST
by TV News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

EW writes that Paul Reubens will be a long way from his 'Pee-wee Herman' roots when he takes on a two-episode arc in THE BLACKLIST Season 2 on NBC. (more...)

Basil Twist's THE RITE OF SPRING to Premiere 10/15 at Lincoln CenterBasil Twist's THE RITE OF SPRING to Premiere 10/15 at Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2014

The director/designer and master puppeteer Basil Twist, whose numerous works for the stage - including SYMPHONIE FANTASTIQUE, PETRUSHKA, DOGUGAESHI and ARIAS WITH A TWIST -- have consistently re-defined our understanding of traditional puppetry, will celebrate the New York debut of his biggest, most ambitious creation to date when Lincoln Center presents THE RITE OF SPRING during its fifth season of WHITE LIGHT FESTIVAL for five performances only Wednesday, October 15-18 at the Rose Theatre in Frederick Rose Hall, located in the Time-Warner Center (10 Columbus Circle) at Broadway and 60th Street. (more...)

VEEP Star David Pasquesi Joins Cast of COWL GIRL Pilot EpisodeVEEP Star David Pasquesi Joins Cast of COWL GIRL Pilot Episode
by TV News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

We are excited to announce that David Pasquesi (VEEP, Strangers With Candy) has joined the cast of the pilot episode of COWL GIRL. (more...)

Remastered PEE-WEE'S PLAYHOUSE The Complete Series Coming to Blu-ray 10/21Remastered PEE-WEE'S PLAYHOUSE The Complete Series Coming to Blu-ray 10/21
by TV News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Experience Pee-wee's Playhouse like never before! All 45 wacky episodes, plus the Pee-wee's Playhouse Christmas Special, have been meticulously remastered from the original film elements and now you can see this ground-breaking series for the first time in beautiful high-definition! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2014

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Bay Area Local and Broadway Actress Lexy Fridell to Bring BRACE YOURSELF to Transcendence Theatre, 7/12-13Bay Area Local and Broadway Actress Lexy Fridell to Bring BRACE YOURSELF to Transcendence Theatre, 7/12-13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

The Transcendence Theatre Company announces Lexy Fridell's one-woman show "Brace Yourself! Tales of Braces, Broadway, Dating & Drool," as the first concert in the 2014 Transcendence Artist Series this summer. This series of concerts is a collection of transcendent performers presented in intimate and breathtaking locations throughout Sonoma County. (more...)

It's Official! HERE LIES LOVE to Play London's New Dorfman Theatre; Runs Sept 30-Jan 8It's Official! HERE LIES LOVE to Play London's New Dorfman Theatre; Runs Sept 30-Jan 8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

The award-winning New York production of David Byrne and Fatboy Slim's musical Here Lies Love will open the new Dorfman Theatre (formerly the Cottesloe), following its complete refurbishment as part of the NT Future project. Here Lies Love plays from 30 September to 8 January, with a press night on 13 October. (more...)

Robert Lopez & Kristen Anderson-Lopez Musical UP HERE Receives Commercial Producers; Broadway Run Eyed Following La Jolla PremiereRobert Lopez & Kristen Anderson-Lopez Musical UP HERE Receives Commercial Producers; Broadway Run Eyed Following La Jolla Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2014

Oscar-winning FROZEN songwriting team Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez are in development on their next project -- a musical titled UP HERE, with ROCKY's Alex Timbers on board to direct. The production is scheduled to make its World Premiere at La Jolla Playhouse in California during the theater's 2015-16 season, though no exact dates have been set. (more...)

J. Robert Spencer to Play Abraham Lincoln in BAYONETS OF ANGST at 2014 NYMF, 7/9-16J. Robert Spencer to Play Abraham Lincoln in BAYONETS OF ANGST at 2014 NYMF, 7/9-16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2014

J. Robert Spencer (Tony nominee "Next to Normal," original Broadway company "Jersey Boys") is set to play the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, in the world-premiere 2014 New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) production of BAYONETS OF ANGST - an original musical comedy set to a bluegrass soundtrack and narrated by the last remaining veterans of the American Civil War - Book by Rick Kunzi & Justin Zeppa, Music by Rick Kunzi & Adam Barnosky, Lyrics by Rick Kunzi, and Directed by Michael Lluberes. General Management Team for BAYONETS OF ANGST is Suellen Vance and Good People Management Group. (more...)

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