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Jason Robert Brown to Hold Master Class and Intimate Concert for Houston AudienceJason Robert Brown to Hold Master Class and Intimate Concert for Houston Audience
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2017

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) and the Humphreys School for Musical Theatre (HSMT) presented two special events with award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown on January 19th and 20th. (more...)

Open Casting Calls Announced for New Spielberg Film THE KIDNAPPING OF EDGARDO MORTARAOpen Casting Calls Announced for New Spielberg Film THE KIDNAPPING OF EDGARDO MORTARA
by Movies News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Steven Spielberg's Amblin Entertainment is hosting open casting calls for the role of EDGARDO in the film, ThTHE KIDNAPPING OF EDGARDO MORTARA. (more...)

Photo Coverage: JITNEY Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway!Photo Coverage: JITNEY Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway!
by Walter McBride - Jan 20, 2017

The long-awaited Broadway debut of August Wilson's Jitney, directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson (The Piano Lesson, Seven Guitars, Gem of the Ocean), opened just last night at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). This production completes August Wilson's ten-play The American Century Cycle on Broadway. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On Inauguration Eve, Broadway Unites to Take a Pledge for the Ghostlight ProjectPhoto Coverage: On Inauguration Eve, Broadway Unites to Take a Pledge for the Ghostlight Project
by Walter McBride - Jan 20, 2017

Just last night, at sunset the eve of the Inauguration, more than 500 theaters, ensembles and companies, high school and university theater programs gathered across the country to light a light and make a pledge to stand for and protect the values of inclusion, participation, and compassion for everyone - regardless of race, class, religion, country of origin, immigration status, (dis)ability, gender identity, or sexual orientation. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for JITNEYPhoto Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for JITNEY
by Walter McBride - Jan 20, 2017

The long-awaited Broadway debut of August Wilson's Jitney, directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson (The Piano Lesson, Seven Guitars, Gem of the Ocean), opened just last night at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). This production completes August Wilson's ten-play The American Century Cycle on Broadway. (more...)

Idina Menzel, Ariana Grande & More Expected to Join Women's March in LAIdina Menzel, Ariana Grande & More Expected to Join Women's March in LA
by TV News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Nearly 70,000 people are expected to attend the Women's March in downtown Los Angeles this Saturday, January 21st. The event is one of several planned protests to be held throughout the country. (more...)

Anne Hathaway Joins Cast of DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS RemakeAnne Hathaway Joins Cast of DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS Remake
by Movies News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Oscar winner Anne Hathaway (LES MISERABLES) will join Rebel Wilson in a remake of the 1988 comedy DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS. (more...)

Photo Coverage: August Wilson's JITNEY Takes Broadway Bows At Last!Photo Coverage: August Wilson's JITNEY Takes Broadway Bows At Last!
by Walter McBride - Jan 20, 2017

The long-awaited Broadway debut of August Wilson's Jitney, directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson (The Piano Lesson, Seven Guitars, Gem of the Ocean), opened just last night at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). This production completes August Wilson's ten-play The American Century Cycle on Broadway. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Mark Ruffalo, Danny DeVito, Jessica Hecht & Tony Shalhoub Get Ready to Bring THE PRICE to BroadwayPhoto Coverage: Mark Ruffalo, Danny DeVito, Jessica Hecht & Tony Shalhoub Get Ready to Bring THE PRICE to Broadway
by Walter McBride - Jan 19, 2017

The company just met the press and you can check out complete photo coverage from the big day below! (more...)

Carolee Carmello, Mary Testa, Robert Cuccioli and More to Tackle the '20s in BROADWAY BY THE YEAR at Town HallCarolee Carmello, Mary Testa, Robert Cuccioli and More to Tackle the '20s in BROADWAY BY THE YEAR at Town Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Tony Award-nominees Carolee Carmello (Parade, Scandalous), Mary Testa (Xanadu, 42nd Street, On the Town), Robert Cuccioli (Jekyll & Hyde, Spider Man: Turn Off the Dark), with Beth Malone (Fun Home) and Jill Paice (An American in Paris), are set to star in Town Hall's Broadway by the Year Series on Monday, February 27 at 8pm, The Broadway Musicals of the 1920s. (more...)

Lauren Worsham, Katrina Lenk and More Set for ARTISTS FOR WORLD PEACE ON BROADWAY BenefitLauren Worsham, Katrina Lenk and More Set for ARTISTS FOR WORLD PEACE ON BROADWAY Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Artists for World Peace, a nonprofit organization, will host its 6th annual Broadway event on Sunday, February 19th, at The Cutting Room, 44 East 32nd Street, Manhattan, New York. (more...)

Up on the Marquee: Arthur Miller's THE PRICEUp on the Marquee: Arthur Miller's THE PRICE
by Walter McBride - Jan 19, 2017

Arthur Miller's The Price will begin preview performances on Thursday, February 16, and open officially on Thursday, March 16, 2017. This is a limited engagement through May 7, 2017 on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street). Check out photos of the marquee below! (more...)

Jane Lynch to Portray Janet Reno in Discovery's 'Unibomber' Series MANIFESTOJane Lynch to Portray Janet Reno in Discovery's 'Unibomber' Series MANIFESTO
by TV News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Discovery Channel announced today that Golden Globe and two-time Emmy winner Jane Lynch ('Glee,' 'Hollywood Game Night') has been cast in its upcoming highly-anticipated scripted series MANIFESTO (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: The Company of Arthur Miller's THE PRICE Meets the PressFREEZE FRAME: The Company of Arthur Miller's THE PRICE Meets the Press
by Walter McBride - Jan 19, 2017

Arthur Miller's The Price will begin preview performances on Thursday, February 16, and open officially on Thursday, March 16, 2017. This is a limited engagement through May 7, 2017 on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Photo Coverage: ON YOUR FEET! Congas Into 500th Performance on Broadway!Photo Coverage: ON YOUR FEET! Congas Into 500th Performance on Broadway!
by Walter McBride - Jan 19, 2017

Just yesterday at the Marquis Theatre, the company of ON YOUR FEET celebrated its 500th performance on Broadway. BroadwayWorld was there for the special day and you can check out photos below! (more...)

Up on the Marquee: PRESENT LAUGHTER, Starring Kevin KlineUp on the Marquee: PRESENT LAUGHTER, Starring Kevin Kline
by Walter McBride - Jan 19, 2017

Academy Award and two-time Tony Award® winner Kevin Kline will make his long awaited return to the Broadway stage, following a decade-long absence, to star in Noel Coward's uproarious comedy, Present Laughter. Directed by Tony Award-nominee Moritz von Stuelpnagel, this strictly limited engagement will mark Mr. Kline's return to Broadway's St. James Theatre, the site of his first Tony Award-winning turn in On the Twentieth Century. Opening night is set for Wednesday, April 5. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Billy Porter & Daphne Rubin-Vega Help Launch ART TheatresPhoto Coverage: Billy Porter & Daphne Rubin-Vega Help Launch ART Theatres
by Walter McBride - Jan 19, 2017

Just yesterday, The Alliance of Resident Theatres/New York, New York City's leading service and advocacy organization for nonprofit theatre, welcomed Billy Porter to host the official opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the A.R.T./NEW YORK THEATRES, located at 502 West 53rd Street. BroadwayWorld was there for the special day, and you can check out complete photo coverage below! (more...)

Tony Winner Alice Ripley to Headline Media Theatre's STAR STRUCK GalaTony Winner Alice Ripley to Headline Media Theatre's STAR STRUCK Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Tony award winner Alice Ripley will headline The Media Theatre's Star Struck Fundraising Gala on Saturday February 25 at 6pm at the theatre. (more...)

Sony Animation Announces Details & Release Date for Lin-Manuel Miranda's VIVOSony Animation Announces Details & Release Date for Lin-Manuel Miranda's VIVO
by Movies News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Lin-Manuel Miranda, the award-winning (Emmy, Tony, Grammy, Olivier, Pulitzer Prize and MacArthur 'Genius Grant' recipient) creative force behind the groundbreaking Broadway musical HAMILTON, writes new songs for this musical animated feature. (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: Billy Porter Helps Cut the Ribbon for ART TheatresFREEZE FRAME: Billy Porter Helps Cut the Ribbon for ART Theatres
by Walter McBride - Jan 18, 2017

Earlier today, The Alliance of Resident Theatres/New York, New York City's leading service and advocacy organization for nonprofit theatre, welcomed Billy Porter to host the official opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the A.R.T./NEW YORK THEATRES, located at 502 West 53rd Street. (more...)

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