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WHITE BOY RICK Starring Matthew McConaughey Begins ProductionWHITE BOY RICK Starring Matthew McConaughey Begins Production
by Movies News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Principal photography has begun on the Studio 8 drama, WHITE BOY RICK, which is being produced by LBI Entertainment and Protozoa Pictures. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Treat Williams & Company Prepare for Dorset Theatre Festival's AMERICAN BUFFALOPhoto Coverage: Treat Williams & Company Prepare for Dorset Theatre Festival's AMERICAN BUFFALO
by Walter McBride - Mar 24, 2017

Dorset Theatre Festival recently announced its 40th Anniversary Season, featuring the regional revival of David Mamet's American Buffalo (August 24 - September 2), directed by John Gould Rubin. (more...)

Tovah Feldshuh to Host Folksbiene's Mother's Day Gala Honoring Daryl Roth and MoreTovah Feldshuh to Host Folksbiene's Mother's Day Gala Honoring Daryl Roth and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

It will be the mother of all star-studded galas! On Mother's Day the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (producers of last season's critically acclaimed and Drama Desk-nominated musical "The Golden Bride," and current producers on the upcoming Broadway stage play "Indecent") presents a unique gala concert, "Our Leading Ladies," celebrating the contributions of women in the arts, business, science, and philanthropy, at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, 566 LaGuardia Place, on Sunday, May 14, at 6:30pm. (more...)

Photo Coverage: MISS SAIGON Cast Parties Like It's the Last Night of the World on Opening Night!Photo Coverage: MISS SAIGON Cast Parties Like It's the Last Night of the World on Opening Night!
by Walter McBride - Mar 24, 2017

After the helicopter landed last night at the Broadway Theatre, the company of MISS SAIGON celebrated the show's triumphant return to its original home at the historic Tavern on the Green.  It was there that the cast took one of the musical's lyrics to heart and partied like it was the last night of the world. BroadwayWorld is taking you inside the opening night after party below! (more...)

Vanessa Hudgens Reveals Chances of Cameo in HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL 4Vanessa Hudgens Reveals Chances of Cameo in HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL 4
by TV News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Speaking with E! News this week at the New York launch of the mobile game Bubble Witch 3 Saga , Vanessa Hudgens, who co-starred alongside Zac Efron in the first three films, discussed the chances that she would make a cameo appearance in the upcoming project. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for MISS SAIGON!Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for MISS SAIGON!
by Walter McBride - Mar 24, 2017

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VIDEO: Kristen Bell & Dax Shepard Share Hilarious Review of Broadway's HAMILTONVIDEO: Kristen Bell & Dax Shepard Share Hilarious Review of Broadway's HAMILTON
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

While promoting their new film CHiPS in the Big Apple this week, adorable couple Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard shared a night on the town which included a stop at the hit Broadway musical HAMILTON. (more...)

Photo Coverage: She's Back! MISS SAIGON Takes Opening Night Bows on Broadway!Photo Coverage: She's Back! MISS SAIGON Takes Opening Night Bows on Broadway!
by Walter McBride - Mar 24, 2017

Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed new production of Boublil and Schonberg's legendary musical Miss Saigon opened last night, March 23rd, at The Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway), where the original production of Miss Saigon opened on April 11, 1991. Miss Saigon will play a limited engagement through January 13, 2018, before launching a North American tour. BroadwayWorld was there to catch opening night bows, check out the photos below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Sara Bareilles, Chris Diamantopoulos and Will Swenson Get Ready for WAITRESSPhoto Coverage: Sara Bareilles, Chris Diamantopoulos and Will Swenson Get Ready for WAITRESS
by Walter McBride - Mar 23, 2017

Multi platinum-selling Grammy and Tony nominated singer-songwriter and New York Times best-selling author Sara Bareilles, who composed the music and lyrics for the hit Broadway show Waitress, will make her Broadway acting debut on March 31 in the lead role of Jenna Hunterson for a limited engagement of 10 weeks, through June 11, 2017. Joining her are TV star Chris Diamantopoulos as Dr. Pomatter, who inspires the expert pie-maker to create an 'I Wanna Play Doctor with my Gynecologist' pie, and beloved Broadway leading man and Tony Award nominee Will Swenson as Earl, Jenna's ne'er-do-well husband. The trio met the press earlier today and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the special occasion. Scroll down for photos from the meet & greet! (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: Sara Bareilles,  Chris Diamantopoulos & Will Swenson Get Ready for Their WAITRESS Debuts!FREEZE FRAME: Sara Bareilles, Chris Diamantopoulos & Will Swenson Get Ready for Their WAITRESS Debuts!
by Walter McBride - Mar 23, 2017

FREEZE FRAME: Meet the new cast of WAITRESS (more...)

Broadway's WAR PAINT Launching Digital Lottery Next WeekBroadway's WAR PAINT Launching Digital Lottery Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

The new Broadway musical War Paint, which is currently in previews, will add a digital lottery beginning Tuesday, March 28. (more...)

BWW Interview - Debut of the Month - GROUNDHOG DAY's Vishal VaidyaBWW Interview - Debut of the Month - GROUNDHOG DAY's Vishal Vaidya
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 23, 2017

Today, Vishal Vaidya speaks with BWW about making his Broadway debut alongside a cast and crew who 'exhibit the same spirit as the people of Punxsutawney.' (more...)

Photo Coverage: A Visit With MRS. MILLER DOES HER THINGPhoto Coverage: A Visit With MRS. MILLER DOES HER THING
by Walter McBride - Mar 23, 2017

Signature Theatre presents the world premiere production Mrs. Miller Does Her Thing, written and directed by Pulitzer Prize winner James Lapine (Sunday in the Park with George, Into the Woods). (more...)

Steven Pasquale Set for Laurence Maslon's BROADWAY TO MAIN STREET This Weekend on NPRSteven Pasquale Set for Laurence Maslon's BROADWAY TO MAIN STREET This Weekend on NPR
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

A generous grant from the Ira and Leonore Gershwin Trusts Philanthropic Fund in the amount of $10,000 has been awarded to support the "Broadway to Main Street" program hosted by Laurence Maslon which airs Sundays at 3PM on NPR affiliate NY/Long Island station WPPB/88.3FM. (more...)

Norm Lewis Hosts TREASURES OF NEW YORK: THE DRAMA LEAGUE On WLIW 21 TomorrowNorm Lewis Hosts TREASURES OF NEW YORK: THE DRAMA LEAGUE On WLIW 21 Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

The Drama League (Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, Executive Artistic Director), and WNET (America's flagship PBS station), present the broadcast premiere of the documentary "Treasures of New York: The Drama League" on Thursday, March 23 at 8:00 p.m. on WLIW21 and Sunday, March 26 at 7:00 p.m. on THIRTEEN. (more...)

Writer's Block? Lin-Manuel Miranda Has the Playlist for YouWriter's Block? Lin-Manuel Miranda Has the Playlist for You
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Need inspiration to put that pen to paper? Lin-Manuel Miranda has shared a 19-track playlist to combat writer's block, which includes, of course, 'Wrote My Way Out,' performed by Nas from THE HAMILTON MIXTAPE. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Signature Theatre's Sondheim Award GalaPhoto Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Signature Theatre's Sondheim Award Gala
by Walter McBride - Mar 21, 2017

Just last night, Virginia's Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre honored legendary Broadway producer Sir Cameron Mackintosh (The Phantom of the Opera, Cats, LES MISERABLES) with the company's eighth Stephen Sondheim Award. The award, established in 2009, is given to an individual for his or her career contributions to interpreting, supporting, and collaborating on Stephen Sondheim's music works. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Signature Theatre Honors Cameron Mackintosh with Stephen Sondheim AwardPhoto Coverage: Signature Theatre Honors Cameron Mackintosh with Stephen Sondheim Award
by Walter McBride - Mar 21, 2017

Just last night, Virginia's Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre honored legendary Broadway producer Sir Cameron Mackintosh (The Phantom of the Opera, Cats, LES MISERABLES) with the company's eighth Stephen Sondheim Award. (more...)

Peter Sarsgaard Joins Cast of Hulu's THE LOOMING TOWERPeter Sarsgaard Joins Cast of Hulu's THE LOOMING TOWER
by TV News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Peter Sarsgaard (Jackie, Experimenter, Blue Jasmine) has been cast in Hulu's THE LOOMING TOWER as Martin Schmidt, a CIA analyst who invariably believes he's by far the smartest person in the room. (more...)

Brian Stokes Mitchell Cast in New CBS Pilot PERFECT CITIZENBrian Stokes Mitchell Cast in New CBS Pilot PERFECT CITIZEN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

According to Deadline, Broadway veteran Brian Stokes Mitchell has been cast as a series regular in the new CBS legal drama, Perfect Citizen. (more...)

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