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BC/EFA's BROADWAY BARES: SOLO STRIPS Set for BPM Nightclub in May
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 03, 2014

Join Broadway Bares dancers up close as the 2014 Bares season gets personal with Broadway Bares: Solo Strips at 9 pm on Sunday, May 11 at BPM Nightclub (516 West 42nd Street, NYC). (more...)

Photo Flash: Donna McKechnie, Jerry Mitchell and More at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2013

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was proud present the premiere of Donna McKechnie's new Talk/Variety show on Monday, December 9 at 7pm. Tony-winning choreographer/director Jerry Mitchell (Kinky Boots) was Donna's Very Special Guest for the evening, with singers Nick Adams and Nikki MacCallum singing songs from Mitchell's hit shows. Donna and Jerry discussed life, love, careers and even ended the evening with a good, old-fashioned soft-shoe, after Mitchell demonstrated his most successful audition tune, 'I Love A Piano!' Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Jerry Mitchell to Direct London Reading of BUT I'M A CHEERLEADER: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 04, 2013

But I'm a Cheerleader: The Musical, with book and lyrics by Bill Augustin and music by Andrew Abrams, based on the 1999 Lionsgate cult motion picture, will receive its first London presentation in the form of an exploratory reading on Friday 6 December 2013 directed by Jerry Mitchell, it was announced today. (more...)

Waddingham Leads Cast In BUT I'M A CHEERLEADER Reading, Directed By Jerry Mitchell
by BWW News Desk - Dec 04, 2013

But I'm a Cheerleader: The Musical, with book and lyrics by Bill Augustin and music by Andrew Abrams, based on the 1999 Lionsgate cult motion picture, will receive its first London presentation in the form of an exploratory reading on Friday 6 December 2013 directed by Jerry Mitchell, it was announced today. (more...)

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, August 10 - Part 2; Final SIP from LES MISERABLES 25th Anniversary National Tour; Plus PIPPIN, MATILDA & More!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2013

Yesterday's photos included shots from PIPPIN, Broadway's MATILDA, the national tour of THE BOOK OF MORMON, FOOTLOOSE, and the final SIP from the 25th Anniversary National Tour of LES MISERABLES. Plus, photos from freeFall Theater's SPRING AWAKENING, featuring Rachel Potter and Chase Peacock, Ogunquit's JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT and more! (more...)

FOOTLOOSE Cuts Loose at Starlight, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 05, 2013

Footloose The Musical will have you dancing in your seat at Starlight Theatre, today, August 5-11. To the rock'in rhythm of its Oscar and Tony-nominated top 40 score and augmented with dynamic new songs for the stage musical, Footloose celebrates the wisdom of listening to young people, guiding them with a warm heart and an open mind. (more...)

FOOTLOOSE to Cut Loose at Starlight, Begin. 8/5
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2013

Footloose The Musical will have you dancing in your seat at Starlight Theatre, August 5-11. To the rock'in rhythm of its Oscar and Tony-nominated top 40 score and augmented with dynamic new songs for the stage musical, Footloose celebrates the wisdom of listening to young people, guiding them with a warm heart and an open mind. (more...)

Photo Flash Roundup: On the Set of THE LAST FIVE YEARS!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 02, 2013

Academy Award and Tony Award nominated actress Anna Kendrick and Tony Award andGrammy Award nominated Jeremy Jordan ('Smash,'Joyful Noise) will star in the film adaptation of Jason Robert Brown's acclaimed musical The Last 5 Years to be written and directed by Academy Award nominee Richard LaGravenese. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a complete roundup of photos from the set, including those tweeted and instagrammed by the cast! (more...)

Photo Flash: More of Anna Kendrick on LAST FIVE YEARS Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2013

Academy Award and Tony Award nominated actress Anna Kendrick and Tony Award andGrammy Award nominated Jeremy Jordan ('Smash,'Joyful Noise) will star in the film adaptation of Jason Robert Brown's acclaimed musical The Last 5 Years to be written and directed by Academy Award nominee Richard LaGravenese. Kendrick just Instagramed another pic of the cast on set and you can check it out below! (more...)

Update: BROADWAY BARES Top 10 Fundraisers as of June 14 - Donate Now!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2013

From sea to shining sea, this year's BROADWAY BARES will crisscross the country in a racy, raucous road trip, exploring the United States as the 23rd annual edition of the immensely popular modern-day burlesque show delivers BROADWAY BARES 23: UNITED STRIPS OF AMERICA. The donations are coming in quick as June 23 draws closer - meet the top ten fundraisers, as of today, below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: KINKY BOOTS Cast Celebrates Tony Night at After Party!
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Jun 10, 2013

KINKY BOOTS was the big winner at last night's 67th Annual Tony Awards, taking home a whopping six trophies. The cast and creative team continued celebrating after the ceremony at Radio City Music Hall and BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the exclusive party below! (more...)

SPECIAL: Meet the Top 10 BROADWAY BARES Fundraisers - Donate Now!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 06, 2013

From sea to shining sea, this year's BROADWAY BARES will crisscross the country in a racy, raucous road trip, exploring the United States as the 23rd annual edition of the immensely popular modern-day burlesque show delivers BROADWAY BARES 23: UNITED STRIPS OF AMERICA. The donations are coming in quick as June 23 draws closer - meet the top ten fundraisers below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Jerry Mitchell Honored with Mr. Abbott Award!
by Walter McBride - May 14, 2013

The award was presented at a gala event at B.B. King on May 13 with four-time Tony Award-winning playwright and actor Harvey Fierstein, a frequent collaborator of Jerry Mitchell (and bookwriter of Kinky Boots), to emcee a tribute written by six-time Emmy Award winner Bruce Vilanch. Grammy Award-winner Cyndi Lauper, who wrote the music & lyrics for Kinky Boots, introduced a number from Kinky Boots included in the tribute. Director Jack O'Brien presented Mr. Mitchell with the award. Check out full photo coverage from the festivities below! (more...)

Justin Timberlake & More Set for Tonight's CHILD STARS TODAY Special on E!
by TV News Desk - May 08, 2013

E! invites viewers to check in on the progress of some of their favorite child stars in the new E! Special ALL GROWN UP: CHILD STARS TODAY hosted by E! News co-anchor Terrence Jenkins. The 30-minute special premieres Wednesday, May 8 at 10:30 PM ET/PT. (more...)

Ron Holgate, Kevin Early, Laila Robins and More Set for Amas' CASANOVA Reading, 2/6
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2013

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff/Artistic Producer) will present three staged readings of "Casanova", a new musical with music by Martin Sylvestri, book and lyrics by Joel Higgins, directed by Gabriel Barre. The readings will take place on Wednesday, February 6th at 6:00pm, and Thursday, February 7th at 3:00pm and 7:00pm at The Players Theatre, 115 MacDougal Street. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Broadway Sings for Pride and TA-DA! Youth Theater Sing 'It Gets Better'
by Stage Tube - Jun 12, 2012

On Saturday, May 19, 2012 Broadway Sings for Pride (www.BwayPride.org) in conjunction with the TADA! Youth Theater joined over twenty-five Broadway, Off Broadway, and National Tour performers to remind everyone 'it gets better.' The song, which included TADA!'s Resident Youth Ensemble, was done to promote equality and stop bullying. 'It Gets Better' was written in 2010 by composers, Jay Kuo & Blair Shepard after a string of LGBT suicides across the country. This song will be featured in Broadway Sings for Pride's Second Annual Gay Pride Concert on Monday, June 25, 2012 in Manhattan. For tickets and information, click here. (more...)

Brian Cali, Michelle Dowdy, et al. Set for Daniel Lincoln's BC/EFA Benefit Concert Tonight, 5/14
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2012

Stars from Broadway, Off-Broadway, and primetime TV are set to appear in "Four Scores and Seven Shows Ago...", a new musical revue by New York theater composer Daniel Lincoln, which premieres in concert at the Laurie Beechman Theater tonight, May 14 at 9:30pm as a benefit for Broadway Cares / Equity Fights Aids. (more...)

Sundance Channel Unveils Non-Fiction Development Slate
by TV News Desk - May 11, 2012

Sundance Channel has unveiled its 2012-2013 non-fiction original development slate, which includes the five series projects Dream School, Dead & Found, Kenya & Carl, The Trouble with Love and Sex and Wino. (more...)

Photo Flash: NAKED BOYS SINGING! Opens at Theatre Row's Kirk Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2012

Naked Boys Singing!, the outrageous musical comedy that ran off Broadway for thirteen years before closing five weeks ago, is back - bigger and better than ever! New staging, new boys, same costumes. Based on the successful long-running Provincetown production, from Drama Desk nominee Tom D'Angora (NEWSical The Musical) and Michael D'Angora, the show is an hour of non-stop comedy, nudity, dancing, and as the title says, singing! Naked Boys Singing! opened on April 5th at Theatre Row's Kirk Theatre. Check out the photos of the opening night arrivals below! (more...)

Brian Cali, Michelle Dowdy, et al. Set for Daniel Lincoln's BC/EFA Benefit Concert, 5/14
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2012

Stars from Broadway, Off-Broadway, and primetime TV are set to appear in "Four Scores and Seven Shows Ago...", a new musical revue by New York theater composer Daniel Lincoln, which will premiere in concert at the Laurie Beechman Theater on May 12 at 9:30pm as a benefit for Broadway Cares / Equity Fights Aids. The evening will include performances by Broadway's Brian Cali ("Master Class") and Michelle Dowdy ("Hairspray"), and television personalities Ryan Raftery ("Ugly Betty," "Law and Order:SVU," "Malcolm in the Middle"), and Sasha Weiss (ABC Primetime's "What Would You Do," "Jerry Springer, The Opera" at Carnegie Hall.) Also performing are Ricky Schroeder ("Naked Boys Singing"), Anne Frasier Thomas ("The Hunchback of Notre-Dame" - US & International Tours), Kyle Kleiboeker (Nat'l Tours: "Hairspray," "Rent"), MAC and BISTRO Award Winning singer and nightlife personality Brandon Cutrell, Jody Cole Wood, Brittany Marie Arnao, and Dimitri Joseph Moise. (more...)

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