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Broadway's Paige Davis Supports OPERATION BACKPACK for Ten Years Running; 2015 Event Kicks Off 7/13Broadway's Paige Davis Supports OPERATION BACKPACK for Ten Years Running; 2015 Event Kicks Off 7/13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2015

Volunteers of America-Greater New York (VOA-GNY) will launch OPERATION BACKPACK 2015, its annual drive to collect new backpacks filled with brand new, grade-specific school supplies for thousands of children living in New York City's homeless and domestic violence shelters. Broadway actress Paige Davis has been the spokesperson for OPERATION BACKPACK for the past ten years. OPERATION BACKPACK kicks off Monday, July 13th and continues through Friday, August 7th. (more...)

BWW's 'Brush Up On Your TONY Nominees' Guide - Best PlayBWW's 'Brush Up On Your TONY Nominees' Guide - Best Play
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 3, 2015

Leading up to Broadway's biggest night, the 2015 TONY AWARDS, BWW will be bringing you an overview of this year's nominees in the top categories. Next up, the nominees for Best Play. (more...)

Broadway's Pulitzer Prize-Winning DISGRACED to Close March 1; US Tour to Launch November 2015Broadway's Pulitzer Prize-Winning DISGRACED to Close March 1; US Tour to Launch November 2015
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2015

?The Pulitzer Prize winning play DISGRACED by Ayad Akhtar will play its final Broadway performance on Sunday, March 1, 2015 at the Lyceum Theatre, 149 West 45th Street. As of that date, it will have played 149 performances and 27 previews. In addition to the Pulitzer Prize, DISGRACED received Obie and Joseph Jefferson Awards. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Paige Davis and SPIDER-MAN Team Up for Operation Backpack!Photo Coverage: Paige Davis and SPIDER-MAN Team Up for Operation Backpack!
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Aug 16, 2013

Spider-Man from Broadway's high flying spectacular SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark, along with 'Trading Spaces' and Broadway star Paige Davis (currently starring as Roxie Hart in Chicago), and countless volunteers organized and stuffed backpacks at Volunteers of America (VOA) Greater New York's Operation Backpack 'Sort Day' yesterday. For more information or to donate, visit www.OperationBackpackNYC.org. Check out photos from the special event below! (more...)

Paige Davis Partners with OPERATION BACKPACK 2013; Campaign Kicks Off TodayPaige Davis Partners with OPERATION BACKPACK 2013; Campaign Kicks Off Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2013

Paige Davis, Broadway stage actress (Chicago and Boeing Boeing) and well-known TV host of TLC's Trading Spaces and OWN's Home Made Simple, is the spokesperson for Volunteers of America-Greater New York's (VOA) OPERATION BACKPACK 2013. This annual campaign collects brand new backpacks and school supplies for the thousands of children living in New York City homeless shelters. The drive continues through August 9th. Volunteers of America-Greater New York is one of more than fifteen VOA affiliates nationwide that conducts OPERATION BACKPACKdrives to outfit homeless students with new backpacks filled with grade-specific school supplies. (more...)

THE HEIRESS to Recoup During Final Week of PerformancesTHE HEIRESS to Recoup During Final Week of Performances
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2013

The producers of the new Broadway revival of THE HEIRESS have just announced that the production will recoup its $3 million capitalization during the final week of performances. The final performance is on Saturday, February 9th at 7:00 p.m. (note the new early curtain time) at Broadway's Walter Kerr Theatre (219 W. 48th St. NYC). THE HEIRESS will have played 27 previews and 117 regular performances. (more...)

THE HEIRESS Moves Final Performance to 2/9THE HEIRESS Moves Final Performance to 2/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2013

The producers of the new Broadway revival of THE HEIRESS have announced that the production will now play its final performance on Saturday, February 9 at 7:00 p.m. (note the new early curtain time). The previously scheduled Sunday, February 10 closing performance has been cancelled to enable Jessica Chastain, who plays the title character, to attend the BAFTA Awards (the British equivalent to the Academy Awards) where she is nominated for Best Actress on Sunday, February 10th in London. Ms. Chastain is nominated for an Academy Award and has already received Golden Globe and Critics Choice Awards for her performance in the film Zero Dark Thirty. THE HEIRESS is currently playing at Broadway's Walter Kerr Theatre (219 W. 48th St. NYC). (more...)

THE HEIRESS Sweepstakes Offers Tickets, Backstage Tour and Stay in NYTHE HEIRESS Sweepstakes Offers Tickets, Backstage Tour and Stay in NY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2013

The hit Broadway revival of The Heiress has partnered with GoldDerby.com on an exclusive sweepstakes where fans can enter to win round trip air travel for two to New York City, a two night stay at the DoubleTree by Hilton Metropolitan and a pair of tickets to The Heiress, plus a backstage tour of the Walter Kerr Theatre. For more information, go to www.goldderby.com/news/3804/the-heiress-contest-broadway.html. (more...)

Update: Jessica Chastain to Miss Four Performances of THE HEIRESS to Support ZERO DARK THIRTYUpdate: Jessica Chastain to Miss Four Performances of THE HEIRESS to Support ZERO DARK THIRTY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2013

Previously, we reported that THE HEIRESS' Jessica Chastain would be missing performances on Broadway on January 10th, 13th and 27th to support her film Zero Dark Thirty at the Critic's Choice, Golden Globes and SAG Awards. Now, one more date has been added to the list, Tuesday January 8th, when she will be honored by the National Board of Review. (more...)

Jessica Chastain to Skip Jan 10, 13 & 27 Performances of THE HEIRESS to Support ZERO DARK THIRTYJessica Chastain to Skip Jan 10, 13 & 27 Performances of THE HEIRESS to Support ZERO DARK THIRTY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2012

THE HEIRESS' Jessica Chastain announced on her Facebook page on Thursday that she will not be performing on Broadway on January 10th, 13th and 27th to support her film Zero Dark Thirty at the Critic's Choice, Golden Globes and SAG Awards. Her understudy Mairin Lee will be playing the role of 'Catherine' on those dates. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Jessica Chastain Talks THE HEIRESS on THE VIEW!STAGE TUBE: Jessica Chastain Talks THE HEIRESS on THE VIEW!
by Stage Tube - Nov 9, 2012

On yesterday's episode of 'The View' on ABC, Jessica Chastain stopped by and discussed the excitement surrounding her first Broadway play, The Heiress. Check out the full interview below! (more...)

VIDEO: Jessica Chastain Chats THE HEIRESS on ABC's THE VIEWVIDEO: Jessica Chastain Chats THE HEIRESS on ABC's THE VIEW
by TV News Desk - Nov 9, 2012

On yesterday's THE VIEW on ABC, 'The Heiress' Jessica Chastain talked to the ladies about her film and stage career. Check out her appearance below! (more...)

VIDEO: Jessica Chastain, Dan Stevens Chat THE HEIRESS on GMAVIDEO: Jessica Chastain, Dan Stevens Chat THE HEIRESS on GMA
by TV News Desk - Nov 8, 2012

On this morning's 'Good Morning America' on ABC, Jessica Chastain and Dan Stevens discussed the excitement surrounding their first Broadway play, THE HEIRESS. Check out their appearance below! (more...)

Photo Flash: THE HEIRESS' Jessica Chastain, Dan Stevens Visit GMAPhoto Flash: THE HEIRESS' Jessica Chastain, Dan Stevens Visit GMA
by TV News Desk - Nov 8, 2012

Jessica Chastain and Dan Stevens of Broadway's THE HEIRESS appeared on this morning's 'Good Morning America' on ABC. Check out photos of the visit below! (more...)

THE HEIRESS' Jessica Chastain & Dan Stevens Visit GMA & THE VIEW TomorrowTHE HEIRESS' Jessica Chastain & Dan Stevens Visit GMA & THE VIEW Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2012

The Heiress' Jessica Chastain & Dan Stevens will appear on ABC's "Good Morning America" tomorrow, Thursday, September 8th between 8:30AM-9:00AM on channel 7. Jessica Chastain will also appear on ABC's "The View" tomorrow between 11:00AM-12 noon on channel 7. Check local listings. (more...)

BWW TV: Chatting with the Cast of THE HEIRESS on Opening Night - Jessica Chastain, Dan Stevens and More!BWW TV: Chatting with the Cast of THE HEIRESS on Opening Night - Jessica Chastain, Dan Stevens and More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 4, 2012

The new Broadway production of the Tony Award winning play The Heiress defied Hurricane Sandy and opened on Thursday night, November 1. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there to chat with the whole team on the big night. Check out what they had to say by clicking below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Opening Night Red Carpet for THE HEIRESS!Photo Coverage: Opening Night Red Carpet for THE HEIRESS!
by Walter McBride - Nov 2, 2012

Scroll down for photos from the opening night red carpet arrivals! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Opening Night of THE HEIRESS - Party - Glitz & Glamour!Photo Coverage: Opening Night of THE HEIRESS - Party - Glitz & Glamour!
by Walter McBride - Nov 2, 2012

Scroll down for photos from the opening night party! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Opening Night of THE HEIRESS - Curtain CallPhoto Coverage: Opening Night of THE HEIRESS - Curtain Call
by Walter McBride - Nov 2, 2012

The new Broadway production of the Tony Award winning play The Heiress defied Hurricane Sandy and opened last night, November 1. BroadwayWorld was there to bring you all the excitement of the night. Scroll down for photos from the curtain call! (more...)

BWW TV: Sneak Peek of Jessica Chastain, Dan Stevens & More in  THE HEIRESS; Full Performance Highlights!BWW TV: Sneak Peek of Jessica Chastain, Dan Stevens & More in THE HEIRESS; Full Performance Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 1, 2012

The new Broadway production of the Tony Award winning play The Heiress began previews on October 6th and will open tonight, November 1. BroadwayWorld brings you full performance highlights below! (more...)

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