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BWW Feature: Top Three Musical Roles Jake Gyllenhaal Should Play on Broadway- BWW Readers Weigh In!BWW Feature: Top Three Musical Roles Jake Gyllenhaal Should Play on Broadway- BWW Readers Weigh In!
by Sally Henry - Aug 27, 2015

Though most of us think of Gyllenhaal as the kid from the 1999 film OCTOBER SKY who grew up to receive an Oscar nomination for BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN and has of late sported a rockin' beard, many people may not know that he has also graced both the London and Broadway stages. With these credits under his belt, might a Broadway musical be Gyllenhaal's next venture? (more...)

MAGGIE SMITH: A BIOGRAPHY Set for Release, 12/29MAGGIE SMITH: A BIOGRAPHY Set for Release, 12/29
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

MAGGIE SMITH: A BIOGRAPHY is set for release on December 29, 2015. (more...)

Tom Cruise Talks MISSION IMPOSSIBLE & More on Original Web Series 'Sheehan & The Stars'Tom Cruise Talks MISSION IMPOSSIBLE & More on Original Web Series 'Sheehan & The Stars'
by Movies News Desk - Aug 3, 2015

While Tom Cruise blows up the box office this weekend in Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, critic/reporter David Sheehan's original web series 'Sheehan & The Stars' spotlights an upclose over-the-years look at Cruise (more...)

BWW Review:  EQUUS at the Barn Players One of the Best Dramatic Pieces in Kansas City TheaterBWW Review: EQUUS at the Barn Players One of the Best Dramatic Pieces in Kansas City Theater
by Steve Wilson - Aug 1, 2015

Equus, one of the most amazing dramatic productions in Kansas City this year captivated the sparse crowd on opening night, Friday July 31 at the Barn Players. Do not expect uproarious laughter or musical gaiety in Equus, but you can expect to see some of the finest dramatic acting to reach Kansas City stages. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at The Edge Theater's WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?, Opening TonightPhoto Flash: First Look at The Edge Theater's WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2015

The Edge Theater presents 'Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?' tonight, July 24, through August 16 at 1560 Teller Street in Lakewood. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below! (more...)

David Sheehan Remembers And Relives Memorable Moments With Robin WilliamsDavid Sheehan Remembers And Relives Memorable Moments With Robin Williams
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2015

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 7/8/15- CAMELOTSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 7/8/15- CAMELOT
by Stage Tube - Jul 8, 2015

Today in 1980, the first Broadway revival of Camelot opened at the New York State Theatre, where it ran for 56 performances. Camelot is a musical by Alan Jay Lerner (book and lyrics) and Frederick Loewe (music). It is based on the King Arthur legend as adapted from the T. H. White tetralogy novel The Once and Future King. The original 1960 production, directed by Moss Hart and orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett and Philip J. Lang, ran on Broadway for 873 performances, winning four Tony Awards and spawning several revivals, foreign productions and a 1967 film version. The 1980 cast starred Richard Burton, Christine Ebersole, and Richard Muenz. (more...)

Artistic Director Chad-Alan Carr to Lead CAMELOT at Gettysburg Community Theatre, 8/14-23Artistic Director Chad-Alan Carr to Lead CAMELOT at Gettysburg Community Theatre, 8/14-23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2015

Gettysburg Community Theatre, the not-for-profit 501c3 organization located in the former Elks Lodge at 49 York Street within the first block of Lincoln Square in historic downtown Gettysburg, PA, will present Lerner & Loewe's CAMELOT August 14-23, 2015 at 7pm on Fridays and Saturdays and at 2pm on Sundays.  (more...)

Harris Center to Welcome Kevin Costner & Modern West, 8/7-8Harris Center to Welcome Kevin Costner & Modern West, 8/7-8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2015

While prolific movie star, Kevin Costner, commands the microphone and his band, Modern West, accompanies with Americana roots and rock instrumentals, the imagery is nicely atmospheric. The all-American boy persona Costner has perfected effectively complements the whole enterprise. Costner started touring musically in an endeavor to connect with his fans on a more personal level, sharing his love of music and lighting up the stage with a band of musicians that balances perfectly with his laid back, intimate, rock 'n' roll musings. (more...)

BWW Reviews: ADELAIDE CABARET FESTIVAL 2015: RAY JESSEL - NAUGHTY OR NICE Is The Result Of Decades Of Unrecognised BrillianceBWW Reviews: ADELAIDE CABARET FESTIVAL 2015: RAY JESSEL - NAUGHTY OR NICE Is The Result Of Decades Of Unrecognised Brilliance
by Barry Lenny - Jun 24, 2015

From the heights of hilarity, to deeply meaningful ballads, Jessel captivated the audience. (more...)

Gettsyburg Community Theatre Announces CAMELOT CastGettsyburg Community Theatre Announces CAMELOT Cast
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2015

?Gettysburg Community Theatre, the not-for-profit 501c3 organization located in the former Elks Lodge at 49 York Street within the first block of Lincoln Square in historic downtown Gettysburg, PA, will present Lerner & Loewe's CAMELOT August 14-23, 2015 at 7pm on Fridays and Saturdays and at 2pm on Sundays. (more...)

Paper Mill Releases Final Block of Tickets for EVER AFTER World PremierePaper Mill Releases Final Block of Tickets for EVER AFTER World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

Paper Mill Playhouse released a block of great seats today for the world premiere musical, Ever After for Father's Day Weekend including Friday, June 19 at 7:00pm, Saturday, June 20 at 7:00pm and Sunday, June 21 at 1:30pm and 7:00pm. (more...)

Christine Ebersole, Tony Sheldon, James Snyder, Margo Seibert and More Star in EVER AFTER, Beginning Tonight at Paper Mill PlayhouseChristine Ebersole, Tony Sheldon, James Snyder, Margo Seibert and More Star in EVER AFTER, Beginning Tonight at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

Paper Mill Playhouse presents the world-premiere musical Ever After, directed and choreographed by three-time Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall (Anything Goes, Nice Work If You Can Get It), featuring a book and lyrics by Marcy Heisler and music by Zina Goldrich. Ever After begins performances tonight, May 21, 2015, and runs through Sunday, June 21, 2015. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Daniel and Laura Curtis Release RATATOUILLE Concept RecordingSTAGE TUBE: Daniel and Laura Curtis Release RATATOUILLE Concept Recording
by Stage Tube - May 16, 2015

The pair recently released a concept recording of four songs written for a theoretical RATATOUILLE musical, with visuals from the film to go with them. They explicitly state, however, that they did not do this with Disney's sanction, so this seems to be more a strong hint to Disney than an assignment. Check out the live studio recording below! (more...)

NY Public Library's Curator of Exhibitions Barbara Cohen-Stratyner on Getting Ready for Shakespeare's 400thNY Public Library's Curator of Exhibitions Barbara Cohen-Stratyner on Getting Ready for Shakespeare's 400th
by NYPL for the Performing Arts - May 2, 2015

BroadwayWorld.com continues our exclusive content series, in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, which delves into the library's unparalleled archives, and resources. Below, check out a piece by Barbara Cohen-Stratyner, Ph. D., Judy R. and Alfred A. Rosenberg Curator of Exhibitions for The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts on Getting Ready for Shakespeare's 400th: (more...)

BWW Interviews: Christine Ebersole Makes Her Return to Musicals in Paper Mill's EVER AFTER!BWW Interviews: Christine Ebersole Makes Her Return to Musicals in Paper Mill's EVER AFTER!
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 30, 2015

Today the actress speaks exclusively to BroadwayWorld and shares her excitement over starring in the first musical she has done in nine years! (more...)

EQUUS to Play Melville Theatre Next MonthEQUUS to Play Melville Theatre Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

CONTROVERSIAL, shocking and utterly riveting - Sir Peter Shaffer's Tony Award-winning Equus is coming to Melville Theatre in May. (more...)

Musical Theatre West's LES MISERABLES, Starring Michael Hunsaker and Davis Gaines, Opens TonightMusical Theatre West's LES MISERABLES, Starring Michael Hunsaker and Davis Gaines, Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2015

Musical Theatre West (MTW) presents the exhilarating musical masterpiece, LES MISERABLES at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center tonight, April 10, through April 26. (more...)

Yale School of Drama Forms Frederick Loewe ScholarshipsYale School of Drama Forms Frederick Loewe Scholarships
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2015

YALE SCHOOL OF DRAMA has established two new scholarships with a $100,000 gift from The Frederick Loewe Foundation: the Frederick Loewe Musical Theatre Scholarship, which will be awarded to a playwriting student who demonstrates particular interest in musical theatre composition; and the Frederick Loewe Directing Scholarship in honor of Floria V. Lasky. (more...)

Folger Theatre & Capitol Riverfront BID to Celebrate Shakespeare Birthday with Film ScreeningsFolger Theatre & Capitol Riverfront BID to Celebrate Shakespeare Birthday with Film Screenings
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2015

Folger Theatre and the Capitol Riverfront BID celebrate Shakespeare's birthday this April with three free screenings of some of the most beloved film adaptations of the Bard. From April 24 through April 26, free screenings of Kenneth Branagh's Much Ado About Nothing, Baz Luhrmann's Romeo + Juliet, and Franco Zeffirelli's The Taming of the Shrew will begin at sundown, between 7:30 and 8pm each night. Actors from Folger Theatre's production of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead (on stage May 12 through June 21) will be present to introduce the screenings and area vendors will be on hand to provide refreshments. Bard in the Yards represents an exciting collaboration between Folger Theatre and the Capitol Riverfront BID in a burgeoning area just south of Capitol Hill. (more...)

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