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SMASH's Marilyn Monroe Musical BOMBSHELL Inches Closer to BroadwaySMASH's Marilyn Monroe Musical BOMBSHELL Inches Closer to Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

It's been a couple of years since BOMBSHELL, the Marilyn Monroe musical from NBC's cult series SMASH, started the long journey to Broadway. But as we bask in the afterglow of the Tony Awards, the LA Times reports the show 'looks Broadway-bound for real.' (more...)

BWW TV: Jennifer Hudson Wows at Center Theatre Group's 50th Anniversary Celebration in LA!BWW TV: Jennifer Hudson Wows at Center Theatre Group's 50th Anniversary Celebration in LA!
by Michael Sterling - May 31, 2017

The 50th Anniversary Celebration of the west coast's renowned Center Theatre Group was a thrilling evening of performances top lined by Academy Award winner and Platinum recording artist Jennifer Hudson at the Ahmanson Theatre Sunday, May 20th in Los Angeles. Fresh off her acclaimed performance in NBC's "Hairspray Live!," Hudson sang the evening's closing number. BWW TV's own Michael Sterling covered the red carpet for the much anticipated event. (more...)

NBC Wins Septemer-to-May Primetime Season in 18-49 for Third Time in 4 YearsNBC Wins Septemer-to-May Primetime Season in 18-49 for Third Time in 4 Years
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2017

NBC has clinched first place for the traditional September-to-May season in primetime's key demographic of adults 18-49, marking the network's third win in four years. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

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DEAR EVAN HANSEN Will Launch National Tour from Denver Next Fall!DEAR EVAN HANSEN Will Launch National Tour from Denver Next Fall!
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Denver Center for the Performing Arts and producer Stacey Mindich just announced that the national tour of DEAR EVAN HANSEN will launch in Denver in October of 2018, kicking off the 2018/19 DCPA Broadway season.  Nominated for nine Tony Awards® including Best Musical, DEAR EVAN HANSEN with a book by Tony® nominee Steven Levenson, score by Academy Award winners and Tony® nominees Benj Pasek & Justin Paul and directed by four-time Tony® nominee Michael Greif, will play The Buell Theatre.  Information regarding on-sale dates and tickets will be announced at a later time. To sign up to receive alerts go to Denvercenter.org  or visit DearEvanHansen.com. (more...)

NBC Reveals 2017-18  Winning Lineup Featuring New Shows & Bold Scheduling MovesNBC Reveals 2017-18 Winning Lineup Featuring New Shows & Bold Scheduling Moves
by TV News Desk - May 15, 2017

On the heels of a victorious 2016-17 season, NBC has announced a new season lineup that builds upon its remarkable stability while adding a rich variety of new series. (more...)

Jennifer Hudson to Sing Closing Number at Center Theatre Group's 50th Anniversary CelebrationJennifer Hudson to Sing Closing Number at Center Theatre Group's 50th Anniversary Celebration
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Michael Ritchie, Artistic Director of Center Theatre Group, today announced two-time Grammy Award-winning recording artist, Academy Award-winning actress and newly announced coach on NBC's 'The Voice' Jennifer Hudson will join Center Theatre Group's 50th Anniversary Celebration performance on Saturday, May 20, 2017, at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles. (more...)

NBC Has Heaven On Its Mind! JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR LIVE! to Air on Easter SundayNBC Has Heaven On Its Mind! JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR LIVE! to Air on Easter Sunday
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Set for Easter Sunday (April 1, 2018), NBC will bring to broadcast television “Jesus Christ Superstar Live!,” a one-of-a-kind live staging of the iconic 1971 Broadway rock opera with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice. The event will be executive produced by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Tim Rice, Marc Platt, Craig Zadan and Neil Meron.  (more...)

Matthew Broderick, Tyne Daly, Keith David and More Sign on for Center Theatre Group's 50th Anniversary CelebrationMatthew Broderick, Tyne Daly, Keith David and More Sign on for Center Theatre Group's 50th Anniversary Celebration
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Michael Ritchie, Artistic Director of Center Theatre Group, announced today that Matthew Broderick, Tyne Daly, Louis Gossett Jr., Thomas Sadoski, Jimmy Smits, Rene Auberjonois, Jon Robin Baitz, Bill Cain, Anthony Crivello, Culture Clash, Merle Dandridge, Tim Dang, Keith David, Shaila Essley, Davis Gaines, Harry Groener, Clint Holmes, David Henry Hwang, Gregory Itzin, Dale Kristien, Doug LaBrecque, Tzi Ma, Alan Mandell, Dakin Matthews, Christina Saffran, Benjamin Schrader, Shoshannah Stern, Lisa Vroman, Ed Waterstreet and Aryana Williams are set to take the stage at Center Theatre Group's 50th Anniversary Celebration. (more...)

Photo Flash: Kristin Chenoweth Hosts HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Exhibit Preview at The Paley Center For MediaPhoto Flash: Kristin Chenoweth Hosts HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Exhibit Preview at The Paley Center For Media
by TV News Desk - Apr 22, 2017

HAIRSPRAY LIVE! star Kristin Chenoweth, Executive Producer Craig Zadan and Robert Greenblatt, Chairman, NBC Entertainment hosted a press preview of You Can't Stop the Beat: The Art and Artistry of 'Hairspray Live!' on Friday evening, Apr. 21 at The Paley Center for Media in Los Angeles.   (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth Visits Paley Center Prior to Opening of HAIRSPRAY LIVE ExhibitKristin Chenoweth Visits Paley Center Prior to Opening of HAIRSPRAY LIVE Exhibit
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

'HAIRSPRAY LIVE!' star Kristin Chenoweth, Executive Producer Craig Zadan and Robert Greenblatt, Chairman, NBC Entertainment hosted a press preview of You Can't Stop the Beat: The Art and Artistry of 'Hairspray Live!' on Friday evening, Apr. 21 at The Paley Center for Media in Los Angeles. (more...)

Breaking: DEAR EVAN HANSEN, GREAT COMET & More Earn Drama League Awards Nominations; Check Out the Full List!Breaking: DEAR EVAN HANSEN, GREAT COMET & More Earn Drama League Awards Nominations; Check Out the Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

The Drama League has announced the 2017 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. Scroll down for the full list of nominees! (more...)

Jonathan Groff, Rebecca Luker and More to Take the Stage at Symphony Space's 2017 Spring GalaJonathan Groff, Rebecca Luker and More to Take the Stage at Symphony Space's 2017 Spring Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Symphony Space, the performing arts center known for its original music, film, dance, and literary programs, will honor Theodore S. Chapin and Lenore & Robert Davis at the 2017 Spring Gala at Capitale on Monday, April 24, 2017. (more...)

Annette Bening, Matthew Bourne, Danai Gurira, Alfred Molina, Phylicia Rashad and More to Mark Center Theatre Group's 50th AnniversaryAnnette Bening, Matthew Bourne, Danai Gurira, Alfred Molina, Phylicia Rashad and More to Mark Center Theatre Group's 50th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Center Theatre Group, Los Angeles' leading non-profit theatre company and one of the nation's preeminent arts and cultural organizations, announced today its 50th anniversary celebration to be hosted on Saturday, May 20, 2017, at the Ahmanson Theatre. (more...)

Center Theatre Group To Host 50th Anniversary Celebration Saturday, May 20, 2017, At The Ahmanson TheatreCenter Theatre Group To Host 50th Anniversary Celebration Saturday, May 20, 2017, At The Ahmanson Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

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Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Los Angeles You Might Have Missed 3/31 - CAROUSEL at Musical Theatre West and More!Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Los Angeles You Might Have Missed 3/31 - CAROUSEL at Musical Theatre West and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Check out the top stories from Los Angeles you might have missed this week and more! Top Stories From Los Angeles You Might Have Missed 3/31 - CAROUSEL at Musical Theatre West and More! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Phylicia Rashad, Jerry Mitchell, Maddie Baillio, Shanice Williams and More Celebrate SDCF's Mr. Abbott Award Honoree Kenny LeonPhoto Coverage: Phylicia Rashad, Jerry Mitchell, Maddie Baillio, Shanice Williams and More Celebrate SDCF's Mr. Abbott Award Honoree Kenny Leon
by Walter McBride - Mar 28, 2017

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDC Foundation), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), hosted its star-studded 'Mr. Abbott' Award Gala honoring Kenny Leon at espace in New York City yesterday, March 27. BroadwayWorld was there and brings you photos from the cocktail party below! (more...)

NBC Exec and Broadway Producer Robert Greenblatt Joins Center Theatre Group's Board of DirectorsNBC Exec and Broadway Producer Robert Greenblatt Joins Center Theatre Group's Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Center Theatre Group welcomes NBC Entertainment Chairman Robert Greenblatt to its Board of Directors. (more...)

SNL to Go Live in All Time Zones for Final 4 Telecasts; Fallon, McCarthy to HostSNL to Go Live in All Time Zones for Final 4 Telecasts; Fallon, McCarthy to Host
by TV News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

For the first time in its storied history, NBC's iconic late-night franchise SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, which is delivering its most-watched season in 24 years, will be broadcast live simultaneously across the country for its final four shows of the season — April 15, May 6, 13 and 20. (more...)

SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE: WEEKEND UPDATE Coming to Primetime Beginning 8/10SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE: WEEKEND UPDATE Coming to Primetime Beginning 8/10
by TV News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

NBC is bringing a late-night institution to primetime with a four-episode order for SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE: WEEKEND UPDATE, which joins the schedule starting Thursday, Aug. 10 at 9 p.m. (more...)

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