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Lin-Manuel Miranda Shares Behind-the-Scenes Photos and Clips from SNL EpisodeLin-Manuel Miranda Shares Behind-the-Scenes Photos and Clips from SNL Episode
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2016

Last night Lin-Manuel Miranda hosted Saturday Night Live on SNL to great acclaim! Check out his tweets from today, which reveal behind-the-scenes moments, below! What did you think of Lin-Manuel as SNL host? Tweet us @BroadwayWorld with #SNLinManuel. (more...)

BWW Review: I DO, I DO at Chestnut Fine Arts CenterBWW Review: I DO, I DO at Chestnut Fine Arts Center
by Alan Portner - Oct 4, 2016

A gentle, pleasant evening at the Chestnut (more...)

Working Management and Hayes Theatre Company Present MACK AND MABELWorking Management and Hayes Theatre Company Present MACK AND MABEL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2016

Working Management in association with Hayes Theatre Co is thrilled to announce the first Sydney professional production of Jerry Herman's MACK AND MABEL, which will play a strictly limited season at Hayes Theatre Co from November 18. A dazzling musical comedy that is both a poignant love story and a joyous celebration of Hollywood's golden age, MACK AND MABEL is based on the real-life tumultuous romantic relationship between early 1900s legendary filmmaker Mack Sennett and accidental starlet Mabel Normand. (more...)

Barbara Cook Postpones Discussion and Book-Signing at The Drama Book ShopBarbara Cook Postpones Discussion and Book-Signing at The Drama Book Shop
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

As previously announced, the Tony Award-winning Drama Book Shop will host actress and singer Barbara Cook for a discussion and signing of her new memoir, Then and Now this fall. Previously scheduled for  Thursday, October 13th at 5:00pm, Miss Cook will sit down with playwright Steven Carl McCasland for an in intimate conversation about her life, career and revealing autobiography. The event will be rescheduled for a later date to be announced shortly. (more...)

IVRT Presents VICTOR/VICTORIA in ClaremontIVRT Presents VICTOR/VICTORIA in Claremont
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

Set in Paris in the 1930s, Victor/Victoria tells the story of talented singer Victoria Grant, down on her luck and out of a job, only to change her identity (and gender!) to become the toast of Paris as 'Count Victor of Poland,' a man who imitates a woman in the local cabaret. Amy Gillette will portray Victor/Victoria, the role made famous by Julie Andrews in the 1980 Blake Edwards movie of the same name. Ron Hastings plays the role of Toddy, played in the movie by Robert Preston. This musical won the IVRT audience poll and is being produced by IVRT for two nights and one matinee only, on Tuesday and Wednesday, September 27 and 28 at the Candlelight Pavilion in Claremont. (more...)

Barbara Cook to Chat & Sign THEN AND NOW Memoir at The Drama Book ShopBarbara Cook to Chat & Sign THEN AND NOW Memoir at The Drama Book Shop
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

The Tony Award-winning Drama Book Shop will welcome legendary actress and singer Barbara Cook for a discussion and signing of her new memoir, Then and Now, on Thursday, October 13th at 5:00pm. (more...)

10 on Tuesday with Edward Watts10 on Tuesday with Edward Watts
by Misha Davenport - Aug 9, 2016

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Biography of 'The Glittering Life and Times of Mary Martin' Released July 12thBiography of 'The Glittering Life and Times of Mary Martin' Released July 12th
by Michael Dale - Jul 11, 2016

David Kaufman writes of the life and career of one of the most beloved performers in American theatre. (more...)

Before HAMILTON, Before 1776: Three Revolutionary Broadway MusicalsBefore HAMILTON, Before 1776: Three Revolutionary Broadway Musicals
by Michael Dale - Jun 23, 2016

Three lesser-known Broadway musicals that drew their stories from the Spirit of '76. (more...)

Barbara Cook Celebrates THEN AND NOW with Sold-Out Concert Tonight at Feinstein's/54 BelowBarbara Cook Celebrates THEN AND NOW with Sold-Out Concert Tonight at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016

To celebrate the release of her memoir, THEN AND NOW (Harper/HarperCollins Publishers; on sale June 21, 2016), Barbara Cook is performing at Feinstein's/54 Below tonight at 7 PM, marking her first concert in over a year. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at at Flat Rock Playhouse's THE MUSIC MANPhoto Flash: First Look at at Flat Rock Playhouse's THE MUSIC MAN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2016

The Flat Rock Playhouse 2016 season will continue with Tony award-winning musical The Music Man, which will run from June 16th through July 9th at the Clyde & Nina Allen Mainstage in the village of Flat Rock. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 6/8/16- Robert PrestonSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 6/8/16- Robert Preston
by Stage Tube - Jun 8, 2016

Happy Birthday, Robert Preston! best remembered for his performance as 'Professor' Harold Hill in Meredith Willson's musical The Music Man (1962). He had already won a Tony Award for his performance in the original Broadway production, in 1957. In 1965 he was the male part of a duo-lead musical, I Do! I Do! with Mary Martin, for which he won his second Tony Award. He played the title role in the musical Ben Franklin in Paris and originated the role of Henry II in the original production of The Lion in Winter. In 1974 he starred alongside Bernadette Peters in Jerry Herman's Broadway musical Mack & Mabel as Mack Sennett, the famous silent film director. That same year (1974) the film version of Mame, another famed Jerry Herman musical, was released with Preston starring, alongside Lucille Ball, in the role of Beauregard Burnside. (more...)

Lauren Singerman, Sasha Kaye to Launch New Webseries, PRECIOUS CARGO, 6/13Lauren Singerman, Sasha Kaye to Launch New Webseries, PRECIOUS CARGO, 6/13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2016

NEW YORK CITY - (June 1, 2016) - The absurd stories of tutors who prepare Manhattan's wealthiest children for the competitive world of private school admissions are at the center of the new web series, 'Precious Cargo.'  Premiering the first of seven episodes on June 13, 'Precious Cargo' follows the trials and tribulations of a pair of sisters as they attempt to fulfill their big city dreams while balancing the alternate universe of the affluent and dysfunctional families for whom they work.  (more...)

Flat Rock Playhouse to Stage THE MUSIC MAN, Begin. 6/16Flat Rock Playhouse to Stage THE MUSIC MAN, Begin. 6/16
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016

The Flat Rock Playhouse 2016 season will continue with Tony award-winning musical The Music Man, which will run from June 16th through July 9th at the Clyde & Nina Allen Mainstage in the village of Flat Rock. (more...)

VIDEO: Hundred-Dollar Founding Father Benjamin Franklin Tries Getting An Audition For HAMILTONVIDEO: Hundred-Dollar Founding Father Benjamin Franklin Tries Getting An Audition For HAMILTON
by Michael Dale - May 10, 2016

Franklin impersonator Brian Patrick Mulligan as the American patriot left out of the Broadway smash. (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: Broadway Meets Baseball When Willie Mays Visits WHAT'S MY LINEFLASH FRIDAY: Broadway Meets Baseball When Willie Mays Visits WHAT'S MY LINE
by Michael Dale - Apr 8, 2016

Can you guess which Broadway star was a big fan of the New York Giants' great center fielder? (more...)

Cast Announced for Promethean's THE LION IN WINTERCast Announced for Promethean's THE LION IN WINTER
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

Full casting has been announced for Promethean Theatre Ensemble's production of James Goldman's The Lion in Winter, according to Brian Pastor, director of this production and artistic director of the company. Leading the cast as King Henry II of England and his wife Eleanor of Acquitaine, the roles immortalized by Peter O'Toole and Katharine Hepburn in the 1968 film version, will be Brian Parry and Elaine Carlson. Parry, a Jeff award winner for supporting actor in Redtwist's Shining City, is a four-time Jeff Award nominee and recently earned raves for his portrayal of George in Redtwist's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf along with his roles in Redtwist's Red and the currently playing The Drawer Boy. Parry has previously appeared with Promethean in The Lark. Carlson was a Jeff winner for Famous Door's Salt of the Earth and was seen recently in Eclipse's A Perfect Ganesh. She has performed previously with Promethean in Tiger at the Gates and A Study in Scarlet. (more...)

Virginia Rep to Open I DO! I DO! Next TodayVirginia Rep to Open I DO! I DO! Next Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2016

Virginia Repertory Theatre sets the opening of I DO! I DO! for Today, February 26 at Hanover Tavern, 13181 Hanover Courthouse Road. The show runs through Sunday, April 3, 2016. (more...)

The Repertory Collective to Present THE RECKONING, PECORA FOR THE PUBLICThe Repertory Collective to Present THE RECKONING, PECORA FOR THE PUBLIC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2016

The Repertory Collective confront the Banksters of Wall Street in the world premiere one-man play The Reckoning, Pecora For The Public written by Neil Thomas Proto, directed by Arne Zaslove and starring Bob DeDea. This new play for the '99%' immortalizes Italian-American Ferdinand Pecora's valiant effort to expose the malignant and deceptive practices of Wall Street's most elite financiers and bankers including JP Morgan Jr., based on actual transcripts from the 1933 United States Senate Banking Committee hearings to determine the root causes of the 1929 stock market crash. The Reckoning, Pecora For The Public opens Friday March 3rd, 7:30 PM and runs Thursday-Saturdays through March 19th, 7:30 PM with a Matinee on Saturday March 12th, 2:30 PM and a Pay-What-You-Can Industry Night Monday March 14th at the Cornish Playhouse Alhadeff Studio, 201 Mercer Street. $25 General, $22 Senior/Military/TPS, $18 Student. $20 with Discount Code '99%' (more...)

Virginia Rep to Open I DO! I DO! Next FridayVirginia Rep to Open I DO! I DO! Next Friday
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2016

Virginia Repertory Theatre sets the opening of I DO! I DO! for Friday, February 26 at Hanover Tavern, 13181 Hanover Courthouse Road. The show runs through Sunday, April 3, 2016. (more...)

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