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Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Previews Broadway-Bound CAN-CAN!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 06, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse will open its 2014-2015 season with a Broadway-bound, world-class revival of Can-Can starring Kate Baldwin as Pistache and Jason Danieley as Aristide. This fresh new production features direction by David Lee (Frasier, Cheers) and choreography by Patti Colombo (Paper Mill's Peter Pan, On the Town, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers). The show features a book by Abe Burrows (Guys and Dolls, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying) and a re-crafted script by Joel Fields (Ugly Betty, The Americans) andDavid Lee. Can-Can's score features some of Cole Porter's timeless classics including 'I Love Paris,' 'C'est Magnifique,' 'It's All Right With Me' and more. Paper Mill Playhouse is launching this Broadway-bound production of Cole Porter's classic musical with producing partner Jonathan Burrows. Can-Can will play the Millburn, New Jersey, theater from October 1 through October 26, 2014. The company just met the press to preview the new production and you can check out photos from inside the special preview event below! (more...)

Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits- CINDERELLA!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 13, 2014

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With several weeks until the craziness begins, there is still plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's already occupied theaters . BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's CINDERELLA below! (more...)

BREAKING NEWS: Kate Baldwin, Jason Danieley to Star in Broadway-Bound CAN-CAN Revival at Paper Mill; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director) is proud to open its 2014-2015 season with a Broadway-bound, world-class revival of Can-Can starring Kate Baldwin as Pistache and Jason Danieley as Aristide. (more...)

HBO World Championship Boxing to present Hopkins v Kovalev
by TV News Desk - Aug 04, 2014

Speed, savvy and defense will come face-to-face with explosive power and force this November when Bernard “The Alien” Hopkins takes on Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev in a Light Heavyweight Unification title fight, Golden Boy Promotions and Main Events announced today. (more...)

VIDEO: CINDERELLA's Carly Rae Jepsen, Joe Carroll Perform '10 Minutes Ago' on Today
by TV News Desk - May 12, 2014

As part of TODAY's 'Best of Broadway' series the cast of CINDERELLA performed the song '10 Minutes Ago' from the production. (more...)

NBC Orders Charles Manson Drama with David Duchovny to Series
by TV News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

NBC has given a straight-to-series 13-episode order for the drama 'Aquarius,' starring two-time Golden Globe Award winner David Duchovny in his return to broadcast television. (more...)

EN(LIVE)N Productions to Stage Toronto Premiere of FROZEN, Begin. 4/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

In a production that twists theatrical expectations, FROZEN, the controversial and award-winning play by Bryony Lavery, makes its Toronto debut. This environmental interpretation from director Andrew Freund, staged in a former coffin factory, travels to dark destinations after horrific circumstances unhinge three individuals. (more...)

'FLUFF' to Play New Vic, 4/26-5/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

Join the mad, mod world of the Ginghams in Fluff: A Story of Lost Toys, making its New York premiere at The New Victory Theater from April 26 - May 4, 2014. Hailing from Brisbane and produced by Cre8ion, this quirky mix of sound, story and film is an off-the-wall, one-of-a-kind performance for ages five and older. (more...)

Carly Rae Jepsen and Fran Drescher Extend Run in CINDERELLA Through 6/8
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

The two newest stars of the Tony Award-winning musical CINDERELLA on Broadway - Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum recording artist Carly Rae Jepsen and the Emmy-nominated Fran Drescher - will extend their engagements in the hit musical several more weeks through June 8, it has been announced by producers Robyn Goodman, Jill Furman and Stephen Kocis. The two stars - both of whom have made their Broadway debuts as Cinderella and her wicked stepmother, respectively - were originally scheduled to conclude their runs in CINDERELLA next month. (more...)

Cre8ion to Bring West Coast Premiere of FLUFF to Segerstrom Center, 4/5-6
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2014

Fluff, a tale of lost toys, makes its West Coast premiere April 5 & 6 in Samueli Theater as part of Segerstrom Center's Family Series. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Midtown Men Play NYC!
by Linda Lenzi - Jan 13, 2014

Broadway favorites The Midtown Men just played New York City last night, January 12 . BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the special event below! (more...)

Breaking News: Pop Star Carly Rae Jepsen to Replace Laura Osnes in Broadway's CINDERELLA
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 29, 2013

Producers have tapped 'Call Me Maybe' singer Carly Rae Jepsen to replace Tony nominee Laura Osnes in Rodgers & Hammerstein's CINDERELLA, currently playing on Broadway. Jepsen will step into the role on Feb. 4 for a limited 12-week run. (more...)

Exclusive Photo Coverage: Laura Osnes, Santino Fontana & CINDERELLA Cast Record Carols For A Cure
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 09, 2013

Stars and casts from the current Broadway line-up have been busy in the studio, recording for the 2013 Broadway's Carols for a Cure, Volume 15. Singing traditional and original holiday songs, this annual holiday music CD benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA), one of the nation's leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you exclusive photos from Cinderella's recording session for 'Happy Christmas, Little Friend' with castmembers Peter Nelson, Andy Jones, Brandon Leffler, Branch Woodman, Nathan Lucrezio, Kendal Hartse, Ann Harada, Stephanie Gibson, Kirstin Tucker, Rebecca Luker, Laura Irion, Santino Fontana and Laura Osnes. (more...)

Mark Stuart, Cameron Adams, Stephanie Gibson and More Visit THE ENSEMBLIST 'Dance Partners' Podcast
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2013

Mo Brady (The Addams Family, SMASH) and Nikka Graff Lanzarone (Chicago, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown) announce the release of The Ensemblist's second episode: 'Dance Partners.' (more...)

Mo Brady, Nikka Graff Lanzarone Create THE ENSEMBLIST Podcast
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2013

Today marks the debut of The Ensemblist, a new audio podcast for those curious about how Broadway really works. Interviewing musical theatre's unsung heroes, the podcast explores the unique aspects of these performers' lives, both on and off the stage. (more...)

BWW Flashback: Get Ready for Tonight's BROADWAY BARES with a Look Back at 2012's!
by Linda Lenzi - Jun 23, 2013

It was a storybook night of your favorite fairy tales as more than 200 of New York's sexiest dancers brought BROADWAY BARES XXII: HAPPY ENDINGS to life for two performances (9:30 PM and midnight) on Sunday, June 17. BROADWAY BARES XXII: HAPPY ENDINGS, which is produced by and benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS was held at Roseland Ballroom (239 West 52nd Street, NYC). was there to capture all the excitement, fun and sexiness backstage! (more...)

Photo Coverage: CINDERELLA Cast Has a Fairy Tale After Party!
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Jun 10, 2013

The cast and creative team of Cinderella continued celebrating their fairy tale Tonys night after the ceremony at Radio City Music Hall and BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the exclusive party below! (more...)

CINDERELLA's Laura Osnes & Santino Fontana Set for WNBC-TV's NEW YORK LIVE Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2013

CINDERELLA -- the Rodgers + Hammerstein musical now at the Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway) -- played its 100th performance on Wednesday evening, May 29. The cast celebrated with a cake from Carlo's Bakery, home of TV's 'Cake Boss.' The musical began previews on January 25 and had its official opening night on March 3. Written for CBS-TV in 1957, this production of Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA marks the musical's first-eve Broadway production, now in its 5th month of performances. The Friday, May 31st broadcast of WNBC-TV/Channel 4's program 'New York Live' seen weekdays at 12:30 p.m. will feature a backstage interview with CINDERELLA stars Laura Osnes and Santino Fontana. (more...)

RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA Releases Digital Cast Album Today
by BWW News Desk - May 07, 2013

Ghostlight Records will present the Original Broadway Cast Recording of RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S Cinderella with a digital release today, May 7 and the CD in stores on June 4. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2013

BROADWAY BARES returns again to its roots as the 2013 BARES season continues with BROADWAY BARES: SOLO STRIPS at 9 pm tonight, May 5 at XL Nightclub (512 West 42nd Street, NYC). (more...)

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