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Aaron Lazar, Liana Hunt, Alison Luff & More Set for ARTISTS FOR WORLD PEACE at Joe's Pub, 10/5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

The performance will take place on Sunday, October 5th, at Joe's Pub (at the acclaimed Public Theater); 425 Lafayette Street, New York, NY. The show begins at 9:00 pm, and there will be a party with the cast after the show in the Public Theater's Bar and Restaurant "The Library". This is a rare opportunity to see Broadway performers in an intimate club setting. (more...)

Dorset Theatre Festival to Present TRAVELS WITH MARK TWAIN, 9/18-20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Dorset Theatre Festival will present Travels with Mark Twain, from September 18th through the 20th at the Dorset Playhouse. Travels with Mark Twain stars Tony Award winner Ron Crawford as the renowned American author and satirist in a one-man show based on Twain's famous traveling lecture series, and will feature readings from some of his most beloved works including Tom Sawyer, Huck Finn and Adam and Eve. Travels re-creates Twain's lectures from a hundred years ago, his adventures as a steamboat pilot on the Mississippi, his mining days out West, the Hawaiian Islands, and his first tour of Europe along with his caustic, humorous observations (and a few tall stories). (more...)

Seth Bisen-Hersh and Mark Childers' LOVE QUIRKS to Begin 9/11 at Theatre 54
by BWW News Desk - Sep 08, 2014

Love Quirks, a unique new musical by Seth Bisen-Hersh and Mark Childers about four young adults exploring various types of relationships in NYC, will be playing a limited three week run midtown at Theatre 54 (244 W 54th Street, 12 Floor) with previews beginning on Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 8PM. The show will have its official opening on Friday, September 19, 2014 at 8PM and will run through Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 3PM. (more...)

Neo Technology Announces GraphConnect Speakers, Sponsors and 'Graphie' Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 04, 2014

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Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits - THE BOOK OF MORMON
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 30, 2014

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. The craziness is almost upon us, but there is still plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's already occupied theaters . BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's THE BOOK OF MORMON below! (more...)

Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits -MAMMA MIA!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 20, 2014

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With weeks until the craziness begins, there is still plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's already occupied theaters . BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's MAMMA MIA! below! (more...)

Guthrie Theater Presents One-On-One Conversation with Leigh Silverman and Joel Sass, 8/25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 07, 2014

The Guthrie Theater, in partnership with the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation, today announced it will host a one-on-one conversation with Tony Award-nominee Leigh Silverman (Violet on Broadway), director of The Heidi Chronicles which kicks off the Guthrie's 2014-2015 thrust season, and Joel Sass, director of the Guthrie's current hit comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike on August 25 at 7:30pm at the Dowling Studio. (more...)

Queen City Flash to Present THE COMPLETE TOM: 1. ADVENTURES, 8/20-28
by BWW News Desk - Aug 07, 2014

Queen City Flash, a new Flash Mob-style theater company, debuts with THE COMPLETE TOM: 1. ADVENTURES, based on the works of Mark Twain and adapted by Trey Tatum, Aug. 20 through 28, 2014. Directed by Cincinnati Art Ambassador Fellow Bridget Leak, this production is funded by the City of Cincinnati. (more...)

Marisha Wallace, Brian Craft, Rachel Lorin & More Set for Broadway Sings for The Trevor Project at Metropolitan Room Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 04, 2014

Broadway Sings for The Trevor Project Concert is tonight, Monday August 4th at The Metropolitan Room. Red Carpet Cocktail Hour begins at 9:00PM with the performance beginning shortly after. Tickets are available online at www.metropolitanroom.com for $20. Nightlife's Dougie Meyer will be emcee the evening, accompanied by hosts Elizabeth James and Terra Grenade. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for August 4- 10, 2014
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 03, 2014

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestra's begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven- o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: James Snyder, The Trevor Project, Judy Kaye Sings Bernstein & Sondheim, Remembering Elaine Stritch, and 54 Sings The Wiz. (more...)

MARVELLOUS is Coming to FringeNYC, 8/8-15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2014

Marvellous by Matt Minnicino, directed by Elizabeth Nearing, will have its world premiere at The Theater at the 14th St Y (located at 344 E 14th St) as a part of the NYC International Fringe Festival this summer. There are five performances on Friday 8/8 at 7:00 p.m.; Saturday 8/9 at 6:15 p.m.; Tuesday 8/12 at 9:00 p.m.; Thursday 8/14 at 3:45 p.m.; Friday 8/15 at 4:00p.m. Tickets are $18, available through the FringeNYC website (www.fringenyc.org) (more...)

Inside Look at Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park on THE ENSEMBLIST
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2014

Mo Brady and Nikka Graff Lanzarone announce the release of The Ensemblist's 28th episode: "Shakespeare in the Park." (more...)

Marisha Wallace, Brian Craft, Rachel Lorin, and More Set for Broadway Sings for The Trevor Project at Metropolitan Room, 8/4
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2014

Broadway Sings for The Trevor Project Concert is set for Monday, August 4th at 9:30PM (9:00PM doors open) at The Metropolitan Room. Tickets are available online at www.metropolitanroom.com for $20. (more...)

Audra McDonald Breaks Billboard Records with LADY DAY Album!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

PS Classics' Original Broadway Cast Recording of Audra McDonald in Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill topped four of the Billboard Charts in its first week of release: #1 in Cast Albums, #1 in Jazz, #1 in Traditional Jazz and #1 in Heatseekers. According to Billboard, the album is McDonald's highest-charting solo release ever. (more...)

VIDEO: Kristen Bell Sings as Mary Poppins in New FUNNY OR DIE Parody!
by TV News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Below, check out Kristen Bell as iconic nanny Mary Poppins in an all new Funny or Die spoof! In the video, Mary Poppins is quitting her post as overseer of the Banks children. (more...)

Julian Cihi and Diane Phelan to Star in 2g's GALOIS at the 2014 Ice Factory Festival, 7/23-26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Second Generation Productions (2g), a major incubator and producer of Asian American theater, announced today that Julian Cihi (Romeo and Juliet, Classic Stage Company) and Diane Phelan (Bernarda Alba, Lincoln Center) lead the cast of 2g's commissioned musical, Galois, by Sung Rno and Aaron Jones, directed by Victor Maog and produced by Jane Jung. The creative team also includes Music Director J. Oconer Navarro (The Adding Machine), Choreographer Camille A. Brown (tick, tick...BOOM!) and Fight Director Jacob Grigolia-Rosenbaum (Peter and the Starcatcher). (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 7/18/14 - Elaine Stritch, Fire Island, Zach Braff, DROP DEAD PERFECT and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jul 18, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: Acclaimed choreographers Jerry Mitchell and Larry Keigwin co-host the 2014 Fire Island Dance Festival, Zach Braff's WISH I WAS HERE hits the big screen, a starry production of CATS opens in Pittsburgh, iLUMINATE marks one year, and DROP DEAD PERFECT opens off-Broadway this Sunday! (more...)

THOSE WERE THE DAYS, FIRST DATE, SINATRA FOREVER and More Set for Broadway Palm's 2014-15 Season, On Sale Now
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

Broadway Palm's 2014-2015 Season includes eight main stage productions, five productions in The Off Broadway Palm, four Children's Theatre productions and six concerts. (more...)

Kristen Bell Approached for NBC's PETER PAN LIVE, Too Busy
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2014

NBC is going big in their upcoming production of Peter Pan Live!, which is scheduled to air on Dec 4. As BroadwayWorld reported earlier today, Christopher Walken has just accepted the role of Captain Hook. Craig Zadan and Neil Meron are also set to appear in the production. However, according to The Hollywood Reporter, Kristin Bell was also supposed to star in the production; however, she had to decline due to prior obligations with House of Lies. (more...)

Acting Teacher George Morrison Passes Away at 86
by BWW News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

According to Variety, acting teacher George Morrison, who throughout his career worked with such stars as Gene Hackman, Dustin Hoffman, Edie Falco and more, recently passed away. He was 86 years old. (more...)

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