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Cast Announced for Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival's BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXASCast Announced for Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival's BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

Next up this summer at The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival (FLMTF) is The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas. The show runs August 2 through August 23 at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse in Auburn, N.Y.'s Emerson Park. (more...)

BWW Tonys Special: Recap of the CBS BroadcastBWW Tonys Special: Recap of the CBS Broadcast
by David Clarke - Jun 12, 2017

Did you miss the Tonys Broadcast? Never fear, BroadwayWorld's got you covered. BroadwayWorld writer David Clarke took copious notes during the show, and his highlights are presented below. (more...)

Photo Coverage: 2017 Tony Award Red Carpet Arrivals- Part 2Photo Coverage: 2017 Tony Award Red Carpet Arrivals- Part 2
by Walter McBride - Jun 11, 2017

The stars are shining on tonight's red carpet, and BroadwayWorld's got a first look - check out the first batch of arrivals below, including Ben Platt, Stephanie J. Block, Andy Karl, Eva Noblezada, and more! (more...)

PANDORA Jewelry Announced as Official Partner of The 2017 Christmas Spectacular Starring the RockettesPANDORA Jewelry Announced as Official Partner of The 2017 Christmas Spectacular Starring the Rockettes
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) announced today that PANDORA Jewelry will be the "Official Jewelry Partner of the Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes." (more...)

BWW DANCE REVIEW: LEGACY 36 CELEBRATES THE STARS with Maurice Hines, Sandy Duncan & MoreBWW DANCE REVIEW: LEGACY 36 CELEBRATES THE STARS with Maurice Hines, Sandy Duncan & More
by Melanie Votaw - Jun 5, 2017

Former Rockette Mary Six Rupert hosted, directed and choreographed LEGACY 36 CELEBRATES THE STARS at Columbia University's Miller Theater in New York on Saturday, June 3, 2017. The event honored the Rockettes, as well as Violet Holmes Treimanis, who was director / choreographer for the Rockettes from 1972-1993. (more...)

Mary Six Rupert Brings 5th Annual LEGACY 36 to the Miller TheaterMary Six Rupert Brings 5th Annual LEGACY 36 to the Miller Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Former Rockette MARY SIX RUPERT is proud to present a very special event - the fifth annual LEGACY 36, featuring THE LEGACY DANCERS, a line of former Rockettes, along with stars who have appeared at Radio City Music Hall: MAURICE HINES, SANDY DUNCAN, DON CORREIA, and ROSIE NOVELLINO-MEARNS.    (more...)

Photo Flash: Radio City Rockettes Join Forces with the USO for Fleet Week and MorePhoto Flash: Radio City Rockettes Join Forces with the USO for Fleet Week and More
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

The Madison Square Garden Company announced today that the Radio City Rockettes and the United Service Organizations (USO) are re-energizing a more than 70-year association between the two historic organizations. The Radio City Rockettes are making various appearances across the country in the upcoming months to honor the courage and dedication of the service men and women and their families who have devoted their lives to serving their country. (more...)

Former Rockettes to Line Up for LEGACY 36 at Miller TheaterFormer Rockettes to Line Up for LEGACY 36 at Miller Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Former Rockette MARY SIX RUPERT presents a very special event - the fifth annual LEGACY 36, featuring THE LEGACY DANCERS, a line of former Rockettes, along with stars who have appeared at Radio City Music Hall: MAURICE HINES, SANDY DUNCAN, DON CORREIA, and ROSIE NOVELLINO-MEARNS.  (more...)

Chita Rivera Set for Evening of Songs and Conversation at Kimmel CenterChita Rivera Set for Evening of Songs and Conversation at Kimmel Center
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Chita Rivera is a living Broadway legend and a two-time Tony winner who originated the roles of Anita in 'West Side Story', 'Rosie in Bye Bye Birdie,' Velma in 'Chicago,' and appeared in the original casts of 'Guys and Dolls,' 'Can Can,' 'Jerry's Girls' and many others. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Chattin' with Chita- The Broadway Legend Gets Ready for Her Cafe Carlyle Return!BWW TV Exclusive: Chattin' with Chita- The Broadway Legend Gets Ready for Her Cafe Carlyle Return!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 5, 2017

Cafe Carlyle will welcome back Broadway legend Chita Rivera, May 9-20. Last year's sold out Cafe Carlyle debut received raves reviews. An accomplished and versatile actress/singer/dancer, Chita Rivera has won two Tony Awards as Best Leading Actress in a Musical and has received eight additional Tony nominations for an exceptional 10 Tony nominations. At the Carlyle, Chita will be accompanied by her music director Michael Croiter and trio. Below, watch as she chats with Richard Ridge about the upcoming appearance! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

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2017 Garden State Film Festival Celebrated Honorees, Winners At The Film Festival's 15th Anniversary2017 Garden State Film Festival Celebrated Honorees, Winners At The Film Festival's 15th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Thousands of people attended the Garden State Film Festival in Atlantic City last weekend (March 30-April 2, 2017). The four-day weekend event welcomed celebrities, honorees, film industry execs and movie fans to Resorts Casino Hotel and other Atlantic City venues. (more...)

'Broadway @' Concert Series Debuts Across the Globe with Patti LuPone, Audra McDonald and Chita Rivera'Broadway @' Concert Series Debuts Across the Globe with Patti LuPone, Audra McDonald and Chita Rivera
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Producer Mark Cortale and creative partner Seth Rudetsky have quickly - and not so quietly - made their Broadway @ series the most sought-after ticket to see Broadway's musical mega-stars in concert. (more...)

Chita Rivera Returns to Cafe Carlyle Next MonthChita Rivera Returns to Cafe Carlyle Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Cafe Carlyle will welcome back Broadway legend Chita Rivera, May 9-20. Last year's sold out Cafe Carlyle debut received raves reviews. An accomplished and versatile actress/singer/dancer, Chita Rivera has won two Tony Awards as Best Leading Actress in a Musical and has received eight additional Tony nominations for an exceptional 10 Tony nominations. At the Carlyle, Chita will be accompanied by her music director Michael Croiter and trio. (more...)

Professional Dancers Society to Honor Carol Channing at 2017 Gypsy AwardsProfessional Dancers Society to Honor Carol Channing at 2017 Gypsy Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Legendary performer Carol Channing has been named the honoree for the Professional Dancers Society's (PDS) annual Gypsy Awards Luncheon, it was announced by PDS President, Mitzi Gaynor and PDS Board Chairman, Joni Berry. (more...)

The Chita Rivera Awards to Honor the Best in Dance and ChoreographyThe Chita Rivera Awards to Honor the Best in Dance and Choreography
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

American Dance Machine for the 21st Century (ADM21) announced that it has established the The Chita Rivera Awards for Dance and Choreography (formerly The Fred & Adele Astaire Awards) to honor the best of theatrical dance and choreography, both on Broadway and off, as well as film and television. (more...)

Garden State Film Festival to Welcome Celebrities, Filmmakers & Fans to Atlantic CityGarden State Film Festival to Welcome Celebrities, Filmmakers & Fans to Atlantic City
by TV News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

The Garden State Film Festival will welcome celebrities, filmmakers and fans to Atlantic City, from Thursday, March 30th through Sunday, April 2nd at Resorts Casino Hotel for the Festival's 15th Anniversary Celebration. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: Half Hour Call w/ Chris King Welcomes Rockette Christine SienickiExclusive Podcast: Half Hour Call w/ Chris King Welcomes Rockette Christine Sienicki
by Half Hour Call with Chris King - Mar 15, 2017

Today's guest is Christine Sienicki. Christine became a Rockette at 18 and has been a part of the show ever since. This episode we talk about her difficult decision to leave college and pursue her career. We also share some of our traveling stories and talk about her time at the festival, Burning Man. (more...)

BWW Blog: THE IDEAL BODY by Samantha PalermoBWW Blog: THE IDEAL BODY by Samantha Palermo
by Samantha Palermo - Mar 8, 2017

The good old 'ideal body' question is something almost all of us have, at some point in our lives, stood in front of a mirror and wondered. Everyone should love their body. But for performers, the body is not just the sum of our physical parts, it is the tool used to create art and make a living. How do you define your ideal body? (more...)

BWW Review: Oh What a Night with CHITA: A LEGENDARY CELEBRATION at the Broad StageBWW Review: Oh What a Night with CHITA: A LEGENDARY CELEBRATION at the Broad Stage
by Shari Barrett - Feb 14, 2017

The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage in Santa Monica recently presented the one and only spectacular Broadway legend Chita Rivera in a unique, one-night solo concert event - CHITA: A LEGENDARY CELEBRATION, and I can honestly tell you the girl's still got it and knows exactly how to use it to bring Broadway magic to the stage! The incomparable Tony Award winner recreated signature moments from her legendary career including numbers from Sweet Charity, Chicago, Kiss of the Spider Woman, Bye, Bye, Birdie, The Rink, The Visit, and from her electric performance as Anita in the original Broadway premiere of West Side Story which brought her the stardom she so richly deserves. (more...)

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