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Porchlight's 'HOW TO SUCCEED' Opens 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

Porchlight Music Theatre and Managing Artistic Director Michael Weber are proud to announce the Tony Award-winning and Pulitzer Prize-winning How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, April 26 - June 1 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. The classic musical comedy, with book by Abe Burrows, Jack Weinstock and Willie Gilbert and songs by Frank Loesser features direction by Porchlight Artistic Associate Rob Lindley, music direction by Kory Danielson, in his Porchlight debut and choreography by Porchlight Artistic AssociateBrenda Didier. Previews are Saturday, April 26 at 8 p.m., Sunday, April 27 at 2 and 6 p.m. and Monday, April 28 at 7:30 p.m. Opening/press night is Tuesday, April 29 at 7:30 p.m. The regular run schedule is Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 4 and 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. There is an added matinee performance Thursday, May 29 at 1 p.m. Tickets are $30 for previews and $43.50 for all other performances. Single tickets are on sale now and may be purchased online at porchlightmusictheatre.org or by phone at Stage 773, 773.327.5252. Groups of ten or more may receive discounts on tickets purchased via Group Theater Tix at 312.423.6612 or grouptheatertix.com. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Lexington School for the Deaf's YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN, Beg. Today
by Stage Tube - Mar 21, 2014

Lexington School for the Deaf presents You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown,this weekend, March 21 and 22. It is the first deaf musical presented. Check out a sneak peek below! (more...)

The 24 Hour Musicals 2014, Featuring Work by Broadway & Film Stars, Set for 4/6-7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

A team of nearly 100 stars from Broadway, film, television, and music will cast, write, compose, direct, rehearse, tech, and perform four original musicals - all in the obscenely short time between an evening meet-and-greet on Sunday, April 6 and show time on Monday, April 7 at 8pm. The 24 Hour Company ® is teaming with the Exchange, an off-Broadway theater company, to create the sixth-ever 24 Hour Musicals. The event benefits the Exchange's summer retreat, The Orchard Project, which kick-starts innovative new theatrical work from around the world. (more...)

Tyler Ravelson, Elizabeth Telford & More to Star in Porchlight's 'HOW TO SUCCEED,' 4/26-6/1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

Porchlight Music Theatre and Managing Artistic Director Michael Weber are proud to announce the Tony Award-winning and Pulitzer Prize-winning How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, April 26 - June 1 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. The classic musical comedy, with book by Abe Burrows, Jack Weinstock and Willie Gilbert and songs by Frank Loesser features direction by Porchlight Artistic Associate Rob Lindley, music direction by Kory Danielson, in his Porchlight debut and choreography by Porchlight Artistic Associate Brenda Didier. Previews are Saturday, April 26 at 8 p.m., Sunday, April 27 at 2 and 6 p.m. and Monday, April 28 at 7:30 p.m. Opening/press night is Tuesday, April 29 at 7:30 p.m. The regular run schedule is Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 4 and 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. There is an added matinee performance Thursday, May 29 at 1 p.m. Tickets are $30 for previews and $43.50 for all other performances. Single tickets are on sale now and may be purchased online at porchlightmusictheatre.org or by phone at Stage 773, 773.327.5252. Groups of ten or more may receive discounts on tickets purchased via Group Theater Tix at 312.423.6612 or grouptheatertix.com. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Lexington School for the Deaf's YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN, 3/21
by Stage Tube - Feb 12, 2014

Lexington School for the Deaf presents You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown, March 21 and 22. It is the first deaf musical presented. Check out a sneak peek below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 2/4- YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN
by Stage Tube - Feb 04, 2014

Today in 1999, You're A Good an Charlie Brown opened at the Ambassador Theatre, where it ran for 149 performances. A 1967 musical comedy with music and lyrics by Clark Gesner, the show is based on the characters created by cartoonist Charles M. Schulz in his comic strip Peanuts. THe 1999 revival featured new dialogue by Michael Mayer, who also directed, and additional songs and orchestration written by Andrew Lippa; choreography was by Jerry Mitchell. The cast featured Anthony Rapp, Kristin Chenoweth, and Roger Bart. (more...)

Showtime to Marathon Full Seasons of SHAMELESS, HOUSE OF LIES, EPISODES, 1/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2014

In advance of the highly-anticipated season premieres of the hit series SHAMELESS, HOUSE OF LIES and EPISODES, SHOWTIME will be offering full-season catch-up marathons of all three series (more...)

Showtime to Offer Samples of January Season Premieres One Week Early
by TV News Desk - Jan 07, 2014

SHOWTIME is giving viewers nationwide an opportunity to sample the new season premieres of SHAMELESS, HOUSE OF LIES and EPISODES across multiple platforms now. (more...)

Showtime to Marathon Full Seasons of SHAMELESS, HOUSE OF LIES, EPISODES, 1/12
by TV News Desk - Jan 03, 2014

In advance of the highly-anticipated season premieres of the hit series SHAMELESS, HOUSE OF LIES and EPISODES, SHOWTIME will be offering full-season catch-up marathons of all three series (more...)

New Disney Channel Series LIV AND MADDIE Among January Programming Highlights
by TV News Desk - Dec 24, 2013

On FRIDAY, JANUARY 17, Disney Channel will host its JaNEWary Night of Premieres Event. The evening includes a new episode of 'Liv and Maddie' (more...)

Scoop: HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER on CBS - Tonight, December 23, 2013
by TV Scoop - Dec 23, 2013

Get all the scoop on HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER, airing on CBS tonight, December 23, 2013! (more...)

Showtime Greenlights Fourth Season of EPISODES
by TV News Desk - Dec 11, 2013

The award-winning, critically-acclaimed SHOWTIME comedy series EPISODES has been renewed for a fourth season. (more...)

Scoop: HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER on CBS - Monday, December 23, 2013
by TV Scoop - Dec 02, 2013

Get all the scoop on HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER, airing on CBS on Monday, December 23, 2013! (more...)

Savannah Summer Institute Now Accepting Applications for 2014 Intensive
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2013

The Savannah Summer Theatre Institute, fresh off its highly lauded 2013 production of RENT, welcomes applicants for its unrivaled high school summer theatre intensive. (more...)

Review Roundup: MURDER FOR TWO at New World Stages
by Review Roundups - Nov 07, 2013

Producers Jayson Raitt, Barbara Whitman, Steven Chaikelson and Second Stage Theatre present Murder For Two, currently playing Off-Broadway at New World Stages - Stage 5 (340 West 50th Street). Direct from a critically-acclaimed, sold-out run at Second StageTheatre Uptown (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director, Casey Reitz, Executive Director and Christopher Burney, Curator and Associate Artistic Director), Murder For Two began performances at New World Stages - Stage 5 on Wednesday, October 23, 2013 and officially opens tonight, November 6, 2013. (more...)

ENDER'S GAME Sights $28 Million For Opening Weekend; LAST VEGAS, FREE BIRDS Flying Low
by Movies News Desk - Nov 02, 2013

The film adaptation of Orson Scott Card's sci-fi action novel ENDER'S GAME opened at No. 1 on Friday with $9.9 million and is setting its sights toward $28 million by Sunday, according to The Hollywood Reporter. (more...)

Photo Flash: Michael Douglas, Robert DeNiro & Cast of LAST VEGAS Visit 'Today'
by TV News Desk - Nov 01, 2013

The stars of the new movie 'Last Vegas,' served as guest co-host on NBC's TODAY this morning, Friday, November 1. Check out photos from the appearance below! (more...)

VIDEO: Douglas, DeNiro & LAST VEGAS Cast Visit 'The Talk'
by TV News Desk - Nov 01, 2013

The ladies of 'The Talk' take on Sin City with CBS Films' 'Last Vegas' stars Robert De Niro, Michael Douglas, Morgan Freeman and Kevin Kline on today's show. Check out a clip below! (more...)

VIDEO: DeNiro & Cast of LAST VEGAS Co-Host NBC's 'Today'
by TV News Desk - Nov 01, 2013

The stars of the new movie 'Last Vegas,' served as guest co-host on NBC's TODAY this morning, Friday, November 1. Check out the appearance below! (more...)

Robert De Niro, Michael Douglas, Morgan Freeman & Kevin Kline to Guest Host THE TODAY SHOW Tomorrow
by TV News Desk - Oct 31, 2013

The stars of the new movie “Last Vegas,” will guest co-host NBC's TODAY, Friday, November 1. Robert De Niro, Michael Douglas, Morgan Freeman and Kevin Kline will share hosting duties with Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, Al Roker and Natalie Morales during the 8 a.m. hour. The Oscar-winning actors will participate in show segments and discuss their new movie, which hits theaters tomorrow. (more...)

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