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Photo Flash: Meryl Streep, Anna Kendrick & More Featured in All-New INTO THE WOODS Cover ArtPhoto Flash: Meryl Streep, Anna Kendrick & More Featured in All-New INTO THE WOODS Cover Art
by Movies News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

This week's Entertainment Weekly's annual Holiday Movie Preview features four exclusive covers from the highly anticipated big screen adaptation of INTO THE WOODS. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for October 22nd, 2014'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for October 22nd, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Oct 22, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. We've got Halloween offerings 'Musical Of The Living Dead,' 'Witches Among Us,' 'Bewildered!' and more, 'The Wild Party' and 'Parade,' plus brief appearaces by'Bells Are Ringing' and 'The Color Purple,' Duncan Sheik in concert and a review of 'Edges' at Davenport's! (more...)

BWW Reviews: SWEENEY TODD at White Plains Performing Arts CenterBWW Reviews: SWEENEY TODD at White Plains Performing Arts Center
by Kathryn Kitt - Oct 21, 2014

Upon entering the re-imagined staging of White Plains Performing Arts Center's production of 'Sweeney Todd,' one is greeted with ear-piercing screams and various zombies on the stage and at a locked gate barring audience entry. Their interactions with the audience and each other, warning us to abandon all pre-conceived notions of other Sweeney Todd's. (more...)

Meryl Streep to Star as Opera Diva Florence Foster Jenkins; Hugh Grant to Co-StarMeryl Streep to Star as Opera Diva Florence Foster Jenkins; Hugh Grant to Co-Star
by Movies News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

Streep is indeed attached to play the title role as the opera diva who was known for her having legions of fans, despite the fact that she was unable to hit a high note. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Honors Former Executive Producer Angelo Del RossiPhoto Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Honors Former Executive Producer Angelo Del Rossi
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 21, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse lost its former Executive Producer Angelo Del Rossi on Saturday, August 30, 2014. Angelo Del Rossi helmed Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey, for forty years. Yesterday, Angelo's husband Per Rasmussen hosted a memorial tribute at Paper Mill Playhouse where the entire theater community celebrated the life of Angelo Del Rossi. BroadwayWorld brings you a look back at the event below. (more...)

Rehearsals Start Tomorrow for POCATELLO at Playwrights Horizons; Crystal Finn Completes CastRehearsals Start Tomorrow for POCATELLO at Playwrights Horizons; Crystal Finn Completes Cast
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Rehearsals begin tomorrow, Tuesday, October 21 for the Playwrights Horizons production of POCATELLO, the world premiere of a new play by Obie, Drama Desk and Lortel awards winner and 2014 MacArthur Foundation 'Genius' grantee Samuel D. Hunter (The Whale at PH, The Few, A Bright New Boise). Directed by Davis McCallum (The Whale at PH, The Few, London Wall, A Bright New Boise, Water by the Spoonful), the play will be the third production of the theater company's 2014/2015 Season. (more...)

GOD HATES THIS SHOW, Starring Erin Markey, to Play Halloween Show at Joe's PubGOD HATES THIS SHOW, Starring Erin Markey, to Play Halloween Show at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

GOD HATES THIS SHOW: Shirley Phelps-Roper In Concert, Live From Hell, written and directed by John J. Caswell, Jr. and starring Erin Markey, will play a one night only exclusive public and industry invited engagement at Joe's Pub. (more...)

CSC's ALLEGRO Cast and More Set for Panel, Performance at 92Y, 10/22CSC's ALLEGRO Cast and More Set for Panel, Performance at 92Y, 10/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

In advance of Classic Stage Company's rare production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's 1947 musical Allegro, CSC's artistic director Brian Kulick and Tony Award-winning director John Doyle lead a conversation on the legendary team's most personal, groundbreaking and little-known work. The discussion also includes Ted Chapin, president and executive director of Rodgers & Hammerstein: An Imagem Company, and cast members George Abud, Claybourne Elder, and Jane Pfitsch. (more...)

Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: October 20-26, 2014Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: October 20-26, 2014
by BWW Special Coverage - Oct 20, 2014

The Broadway fall season is really heating up, with Disgraced and The Last Ship both officially opening this week and A Delicate Balance beginning previews soon. It's never too early to get your tickets! (more...)

A.C.T. to Present A CHRISTMAS CAROL, 12/5-28A.C.T. to Present A CHRISTMAS CAROL, 12/5-28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Featuring a lively cast of dozens, delightful music, gorgeous costumes, and those deliciously spooky ghosts, the Bay Area's favorite holiday tradition returns with American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.)'s celebrated production of the Charles Dickens classic A Christmas Carol. (more...)

Randy Graff, Dominic Chianese & More Set for 54 Below this WeekRandy Graff, Dominic Chianese & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Phillipa Soo, Eric William Morris & More Lead Joe Iconis' BLOODSONG OF LOVE in Concert at 54 Below TonightPhillipa Soo, Eric William Morris & More Lead Joe Iconis' BLOODSONG OF LOVE in Concert at 54 Below Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Katrina Rose Dideriksen, Eric William Morris, Jeremy Morse, Lance Rubin, Phillipa Soo, and Jason SweetTooth Williams will star in Bloodsong of Love, a musical by Joe Iconis in concert, presented tonight, October 20 at 54 Below. John Simpkins directs the performances, and Jennifer Ashley Tepper produces. (more...)

THE WALKING DEAD Meets Stephen Sondheim! Lin-Manuel Miranda Pens Hilarious ParodyTHE WALKING DEAD Meets Stephen Sondheim! Lin-Manuel Miranda Pens Hilarious Parody
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 20, 2014

THE WALKING DEAD and the peerless artistry of Stephen Sondheim together at last! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look- Kentwood Players Presents INTO THE WOODS, Opening 11/14Photo Flash: First Look- Kentwood Players Presents INTO THE WOODS, Opening 11/14
by Shari Barrett - Oct 19, 2014

INTO THE WOODS is tied together by an original story involving a childless baker and his wife and their quest to begin a family, their dealings with a Witch who has placed a curse on them, and their interaction with other storybook characters during their journey. Join Cinderella, Little Red Ridinghood, Rapunzel, Jack the Giant Slayer, and many other famous storybook characters as they each venture into the foreboding woods in search of magical items, love, money, or simply a purpose in life. This classic mash-up of Grimm's fairy tales teaches all of us the true consequences of what it means to "get your wish." (more...)

BWW Reviews: Amanda McBroom and George Ball Are Thoroughly Enchanting During Their Enchanted Show at 54 BelowBWW Reviews: Amanda McBroom and George Ball Are Thoroughly Enchanting During Their Enchanted Show at 54 Below
by Stephen Hanks - Oct 19, 2014

New York cabaret audiences have for years been blessed with extremely entertaining performing marrieds like John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molasky, Eric Comstock and Barbara Fasano, and Michael Garin and Mardie Millett. But after experiencing the thoroughly enchanting October 8 performance from Amanda McBroom and her husband George Ball at 54 Below (there was a second performance on October 14), it's difficult to imagine a cabaret couple more compelling. In short, the Balls were having a ball and, ultimately, so did their audience. (more...)

New Repertory Theatre Adds Extra ASSASSINS Performance, 10/4-26New Repertory Theatre Adds Extra ASSASSINS Performance, 10/4-26
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2014

New Repertory Theatre announces ASSASSINS by Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman, October 4-26, 2014 in the Charles Mosesian Theater at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA. They have added a new performance at 7:30pm on Oct. 26. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: October 11-17THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: October 11-17
by BWW Special Coverage - Oct 17, 2014

Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week or you're just in the mood for a recap, BroadwayWorld's 'this week in pictures' is here to satisfy your end-of-the-week fix! Take a look below to catch up on the latest happenings from the Great White Way to The West End (and everywhere in between) with coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights and more. Highlights this week include HONEYMOON IN VEGAS in their recording session, Michael C. Hall as Hedwig, opening night of ON THE TOWN, and more! (more...)

Ron Carter Nonet, Trevor McQueen and More to Play Birdland, Week of October 27Ron Carter Nonet, Trevor McQueen and More to Play Birdland, Week of October 27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club is pleased to announce their amazing line-up of talent for October 27 - November 2. Featuring: Ron Carter Nonet, Trevor McQueen, Barbara Carroll, The Birdland Jazz Party Featuring Vocalist Gabrielle Stravelli and more. Details below! (more...)

Stoppard as StructuralistStoppard as Structuralist
by Roundabout Theatre Company - Oct 17, 2014

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Glenn Seven Allen, Wilson Bridges & More to Star in York's A TIME FOR SINGING as Part of Musicals In MuftiGlenn Seven Allen, Wilson Bridges & More to Star in York's A TIME FOR SINGING as Part of Musicals In Mufti
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, continues the Fall 2014 Musicals in Mufti Series with A Time for Singing, with book and lyrics by Gerald Freedman and John Morris, and music by John Morris, based on the novel 'How Green Was My Valley' by Richard Llewellyn. (more...)

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