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3-D Theatricals' HAIRSPRAY Closes 2012 Season, Beginning 10/123-D Theatricals' HAIRSPRAY Closes 2012 Season, Beginning 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2012

3-D Theatricals presents the final show of its 2012 season, the Tony Award-winning musical HAIRSPRAY, choreography by Dana Solimando, musical direction by Allen Everman, and directed by 3-D Theatricals Executive Producer and Artistic Director T.J. Dawson. HAIRSPRAY will begin performances on Friday, October 12, with a press opening on Saturday, October 13 and perform through Sunday, October 28 at the historic Plummer Auditorium, 201 E. Chapman Ave. in Fullerton. HAIRSPRAY will then travel across town to perform at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center, 1935 Manhattan Beach Blvd. for three performances only November 2 - 4! (more...)

Performance Network Theatre Announces 2012-13 Professional Actor's CurriculumPerformance Network Theatre Announces 2012-13 Professional Actor's Curriculum
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2012

Ann Arbor's Professional Theatre, Performance Network, whose award-winning productions have been fulfilling its mission "to provide uncompromising artistic leadership in the region and produce works that engage, challenge and inspire audiences and artists" for years, announces a program that will deepen its ability to serve artists by offering a comprehensive training curriculum designed to provide professional acting and business skills to a wide variety of students. (more...)

First Look - GUYS AND DOLLS at Montreal's Segal Centre for Performing Arts!First Look - GUYS AND DOLLS at Montreal's Segal Centre for Performing Arts!
by Sam Durant - Sep 29, 2012

The Performing Arts Center Segal offers the chance to see the Musical classic by Frank Loesser Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows "Guys and Dolls" from September 30, 2012 to October 28, 2012 at Montreal, and Broadway world got a first look at this amazing and sumptuous production! Check out the trailer below! (more...)

Tonya Pinkins, Kerry Butler and More Complete NAMT CastsTonya Pinkins, Kerry Butler and More Complete NAMT Casts
by BWW Special Coverage - Sep 28, 2012

The National Alliance for Musical Theatre (NAMT) has announced final casting for the 24th Annual Festival of New Musicals on Thursday, October 11 and Friday, October 12 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Cindy Williams & NUNSET BOULEVARD Cast Meet the Press!Photo Coverage: Cindy Williams & NUNSET BOULEVARD Cast Meet the Press!
by Walter McBride - Sep 28, 2012

Before they hit the road for Wisconsin for the first stop of the National Tour, the Little Sisters of Hoboken hit the lanes! The habit-clad cast of Nunset Boulevard: The Nunsense Hollywood Bowl Show will met the press earlier today at NYC's Bowlmor Lanes, and you can check out full photo coverage below. (more...)

THE DROWSY CHAPERONE Runs at Terrace Plaza Playhouse, Now thru 11/10THE DROWSY CHAPERONE Runs at Terrace Plaza Playhouse, Now thru 11/10
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2012

Terrace Plaza Playhouse presents The Drowsy Chaperone tonight, September 28 - November 10, 2012, every Friday, Saturday and Monday evening at 7:30 PM. (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: Cindy Williams & NUNSET BOULEVARD Cast Meet the Press!FREEZE FRAME: Cindy Williams & NUNSET BOULEVARD Cast Meet the Press!
by Walter McBride - Sep 27, 2012

Before they hit the road for Wisconsin for the first stop of the National Tour, the Little Sisters of Hoboken hit the lanes! The habit-clad cast of Nunset Boulevard: The Nunsense Hollywood Bowl Show will met the press earlier today at NYC's Bowlmor Lanes, and you can check out a sneak peek below. Be sure to check back later for full coverage! (more...)

Performance Network Theatre Announces 2012 - 2013 SeasonPerformance Network Theatre Announces 2012 - 2013 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2012

Though Ann Arbor's professional theatre is still in the thick of its record-breaking 30th anniversary season, Performance Network has lined up seven exceptional plays and musicals for its 31st, to begin in the fall. (more...)

CARRIE Cast Recording Tops Amazon Musical Album Chart for 24 HoursCARRIE Cast Recording Tops Amazon Musical Album Chart for 24 Hours
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2012

Ghostlight Records has announced that the release of the long-awaited cast recording of Carrie: The Musical has topped the Musical Album Charts on Amazon.com for 24-hours straight and counting, ahead of staple best sellers Wicked, Jersey Boys, and Once, among others. (more...)

Sandra Karas Returns to Merry-Go-Round Playhouse in NUNSENSE, 10/3-20Sandra Karas Returns to Merry-Go-Round Playhouse in NUNSENSE, 10/3-20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2012

The Merry-Go-Round Playhouse has announced the return of Sandra Karas to the Playhouse stage in the role of Mother Superior in "Nunsense," the final production of the 2012 Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival season. Karas, who serves as secretary and treasurer of the Actors' Equity Association, most recently appeared as Fraulein Schneider in "Cabaret" at the Playhouse in August. Karas resides in New York City, but was a resident of Manlius for many years. She has been seen in numerous productions at the Playhouse including Sister Lee in "Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up?, Vivian in "Church Basement Ladies 2: A Second Helping" and Tottendale in "The Drowsy Chaperone." (more...)

NUNSET BOULEVARD: THE NUNSENSE HOLLYWOOD BOWL SHOW To Start National Tour in Wisconsin, 10/4NUNSET BOULEVARD: THE NUNSENSE HOLLYWOOD BOWL SHOW To Start National Tour in Wisconsin, 10/4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2012

The Little Sisters of Hoboken have gone Hollywood in the highly anticipated, latest installment of Dan Goggin's international smash-hit Nunsense franchise: NUNSET BOULEVARD: THE NUNSENSE HOLLYWOOD BOWL SHOW, which will kick-off a National Tour at the Schauer Arts Center in Hartford, WI on Monday, October 4, 2012. (more...)

ELF Box Office Set to Open on October 1!ELF Box Office Set to Open on October 1!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2012

ELF returns to Broadway this holiday season at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street). Performances will begin on Friday, November 9, 2012. The production will play a limited engagement of 9 weeks for the holiday season through Sunday, January 6, 2013. (more...)

Way Off Broadway's WINNIE THE POOH Visits Frederick Library Today, 9/26Way Off Broadway's WINNIE THE POOH Visits Frederick Library Today, 9/26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2012

Winnie the Pooh, one of the most popular children's characters of all time, has made his home at the Way Off Broadway Children's Theatre this fall with the theatre's production of Disney's Winnie the Pooh. Today, September 26th, Pooh and his friends will be venturing from Way Off Broadway to the Frederick Library for its 11:00 a.m. story time. (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON Comes to Cincinnati in 2013-14 SeasonTHE BOOK OF MORMON Comes to Cincinnati in 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2012

The National Tour of THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, will play the Aronoff Center in Cincinnatias part of the 2013-2014 Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Cincinnati season. (more...)

Up on the Marquee- ELF!Up on the Marquee- ELF!
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Sep 24, 2012

ELF returns to Broadway this holiday season at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street). Performances will begin on Friday, November 9, 2012. The production will play a limited engagement of 9 weeks for the holiday season through Sunday, January 6, 2013. The marquee just went up at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre and you can check out photos below! (more...)

Noah Weisberg, Krystal Joy Brown Set for CALVIN BERGER Concert at Joe's Pub, 9/24Noah Weisberg, Krystal Joy Brown Set for CALVIN BERGER Concert at Joe's Pub, 9/24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2012

Ghostlight Records will celebrate the release of the Original Cast Recording of Barry Wyner's new musical CALVIN BERGER with a concert at Joe's Pub the evening before the release - next Monday, September 24, 2012 at 7pm. Just added to the concert lineup are Curt Hansen (Next to Normal), F. Michael Haynie (Dogfight), Hayley Podschun (Chaplin), and Tony nominee Tim Jerome (Tarzan, Me and My Girl). They join the previously announced concert cast, who are also featured on the Calvin Berger recording: Noah Weisberg (Legally Blonde, South Pacific), Krystal Joy Brown (Leap of Faith), David Hull (Wicked) and Dana Steingold (Spelling Bee). (more...)

Photo Flash: SARTA's 2012 Elly Award Ceremony Adult Division Set for Crest Theatre Tonight, 9/23Photo Flash: SARTA's 2012 Elly Award Ceremony Adult Division Set for Crest Theatre Tonight, 9/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2012

The 30th Annual Elly Award Ceremony - Adult Division will be held tonight, September 23 at 7pm at the Crest Theatre. This year's ceremony director, Dean Shellenberger, has some exciting new performances lined up to celebrate this milestone anniversary. This year's hosts are actors Kellie Yvonne Raines and Shawn B. O'Neal. Check out photos from some of this year's nominated productions below! (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON Goes On Sale in Seattle Today, 9/22THE BOOK OF MORMON Goes On Sale in Seattle Today, 9/22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2012

The producers of the national tour of the new musical THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, and KeyBank Broadway at The Paramount announced today that single tickets will go on sale today, September 22 at 10 am. An exclusive pre-sale for American Express ® Card-members will begin at 10 am on September 12 through September 18. Ticket prices start at $45 and will be available on-line atstgpresents.org and tickets.com. Tickets will also be available by calling 877-STG-4TIX (784-4849) or in person at The Paramount Theatre Box Office (Monday through Friday, 10am to 6pm). (more...)

LEND ME A TENOR Kicks Off Gallery Players' 46th Season, 9/8LEND ME A TENOR Kicks Off Gallery Players' 46th Season, 9/8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2012

The Gallery Players' 46th season kicks off on Sept. 8 with Ken Ludwig's Lend Me a Tenor. (more...)

Atlantis ProductionsÂ' NINE Opens Tonight, 9/21Atlantis ProductionsÂ' NINE Opens Tonight, 9/21
by Oliver Oliveros - Sep 21, 2012

In Atlantis Productions' staging of the Broadway musical NINE, which features Maury Yeston's music and lyrics, and Arthur Kopit's book based on Federico Fellini's semi-autobiographical film 8 1/2, Jett Pangan plays Italian filmmaker Guido Contini; Menchu Lauchengco-Yulo plays Contini's wife, Luisa; Cherie Gil plays Contini's film producer, Liliane Le Fleur; and Eula Valdez plays Contini's leading lady, Claudia Jenssen. (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON Tickets Go On Sale Today, 9/21 in MinneapolisTHE BOOK OF MORMON Tickets Go On Sale Today, 9/21 in Minneapolis
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2012

Hennepin Theatre Trust and the producers of the national tour of the new musical THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, announced that single tickets will go on sale today, Sept. 21, 2012 at 5 p.m. in person at the Orpheum Theatre Box Office and at 7 p.m. online throughHennepinTheatreTrust.org or by calling 1.800.982.2787. THE BOOK OF MORMON debuts in Minnesota February 5-17, 2013 at Hennepin Theatre Trust's Orpheum Theatre and is part of the 2012/13 Broadway Across America-Minneapolis Season. (more...)

John Bolton, Erin Dilly, Caroline O'Connor and More Join Dan Lauria in A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL!John Bolton, Erin Dilly, Caroline O'Connor and More Join Dan Lauria in A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2012

The producers of A Christmas Story, The Musical have announced further casting for the November 5 -December 30 Broadway engagement at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. John Bolton (Spamalot, Contact, Titanic, "Boardwalk Empire," "Gossip Girl') will reprise his acclaimed performance as The Old Man from the 2011 National Tour. Joining Bolton will be Tony Award nominee Erin Dilly (Nice Work if You Can Get It, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang) as Mother, Zac Ballard (Oliver! at Irish Repertory Theatre) as little brother Randy, Caroline O'Connor (Chicago, Moulin Rouge) as school teacher Miss Shields, and Eddie Korbich (The Little Mermaid, The Drowsy Chaperone, Wicked) as Santa Claus. All join previously announced Dan Lauria (Broadway's Lombardi, TV's "Sullivan & Son" and "The Wonder Years") as Jean Shepherd. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Director Larry Landsman of BCP MUSIC MANBWW Interviews: Director Larry Landsman of BCP MUSIC MAN
by Gregory G. Allen - Sep 20, 2012

New Jersey has numerous theaters in the Garden State and many of those community theaters have witnessed their very own to cross over the river and end up on Broadway. Bergen County Players (BCP) has been entertaining audiences for years and celebrates their 80th season this year. (more...)

Wayne Knight Set to Play 'Santa' in Broadway-Bound ELF!Wayne Knight Set to Play 'Santa' in Broadway-Bound ELF!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2012

Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures in association with Unique Features and Jujamcyn Theaters announced today that television icon Wayne Knight will star as Santa in the hit musical ELF. Knight, currently starring in TV Land's "The Exes," is perhaps best known to audiences as Jerry Seinfeld's arch nemesis "Newman" on the Emmy Award-winning hit comedy "Seinfeld." Knight's credits also include Jurassic Park, Toy Story 2, Space Jam and "3rd Rock from the Sun," among many others. (more...)

Michael McGrath and Beth Leavel Set for Broadway-Bound SUGAR BABIES Workshop Tonight, 9/20Michael McGrath and Beth Leavel Set for Broadway-Bound SUGAR BABIES Workshop Tonight, 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2012

Shooting High Productions is producing an AGVA-sanctioned workshop/showcase of the Broadway-bound production of SUGAR BABIES, starring Tony Award winnersMichael McGrathandBeth Leavel tonighht, September 20th. (more...)

Sutton Foster, André De Shields and More Join NAMT CastsSutton Foster, André De Shields and More Join NAMT Casts
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2012

The National Alliance for Musical Theatre (NAMT) has announced today additional casting for the 24th Annual Festival of New Musicals on Thursday, October 11 and Friday, October 12 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street). (more...)

Trey Parker and Matt Stone Considering Justin Bieber for BOOK OF MORMON Movie?Trey Parker and Matt Stone Considering Justin Bieber for BOOK OF MORMON Movie?
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2012

According to MovieLine, The Book of Mormon creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone are considering casting Justin Bieber as 'Elder Price' in a future movie adaptation of their musical. They revealed this news (possibly half-joking) following The Book of Mormon's LA opening at the Pantages Theatre. (more...)

Way Off Broadway's WINNIE THE POOH to Visit Frederick Library, 9/26Way Off Broadway's WINNIE THE POOH to Visit Frederick Library, 9/26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2012

Winnie the Pooh, one of the most popular children's characters of all time, has made his home at the Way Off Broadway Children's Theatre this fall with the theatre's production of Disney's Winnie the Pooh. On Wednesday, September 26th, Pooh and his friends will be venturing from Way Off Broadway to the Frederick Library for its 11:00 a.m. story time. (more...)

Noah Weisberg, Krystal Joy Brown Set for CALVIN BERGER Concert at Joe's Pub, 9/24Noah Weisberg, Krystal Joy Brown Set for CALVIN BERGER Concert at Joe's Pub, 9/24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2012

Ghostlight Records will celebrate the release of the Original Cast Recording of Barry Wyner's new musical CALVIN BERGER with a concert at Joe's Pub the evening before the release - next Monday, September 24, 2012 at 7pm. Just added to the concert lineup are Curt Hansen (Next to Normal), F. Michael Haynie (Dogfight), Hayley Podschun (Chaplin), and Tony nominee Tim Jerome (Tarzan, Me and My Girl). They join the previously announced concert cast, who are also featured on the Calvin Berger recording: Noah Weisberg (Legally Blonde, South Pacific), Krystal Joy Brown (Leap of Faith), David Hull (Wicked) and Dana Steingold (Spelling Bee). (more...)

BWW TV: Star-Studded Red Carpet Arrivals for Pantages' BOOK OF MORMON - Jason Alexander, Don Cheadle, Viola Davis & More!BWW TV: Star-Studded Red Carpet Arrivals for Pantages' BOOK OF MORMON - Jason Alexander, Don Cheadle, Viola Davis & More!
by Michael Sterling and Jerry Evans - Sep 17, 2012

The West Coast Premiere of THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, officially opened September 12 at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood. Broadway World TV's Los Angeles Correspondent and Co-Producer Michael Sterling and Co-Producer Jerry Evans of JLE Media, Inc. were on hand for the red carpet festivities which included such celebrities as Jason Alexander, Rosanna Arquette, Simon Baker, Eric Balfour, Justin Bartha, Beth Behrs, Juie Bowen, Cher, Don Cheadle, Viola Davis, Heather Graham, Laura Dern, Jonathan Groff, Daryl Hannah, Kathy Griffin, Marica Gay Harden, John Hawkes, Lisa Kudrow, Diane Ladd, Tobey Maquire, Bill Maher, Garry Marshall, Julia Ormand, Dermot Mulroney, Carl Reiner, Parker Posey, Jane Seymour, and Alicia Silverstone. Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone were also in attendance. The much anticipated run of THE BOOK OF MORMON will continue through November 25, 2012. (more...)

Exclusive: Full Cast Revealed for SUGAR BABIES Workshop Starring McGrath, Leavel & More!Exclusive: Full Cast Revealed for SUGAR BABIES Workshop Starring McGrath, Leavel & More!
by Rialto Chatter - Sep 15, 2012

Starring alongside Tony winners Michael McGrath and Beth Leavel are Brooks Ashmanskas, Richard Bell, Jack Doyle, Marty Passante, Jennifer Cody, Kelley Bradshaw, Mary Callahan, Melissa Jones, Amanda Kloots-Larsen, Brittan Marcin, Beth Nicely, Abbey O'Brien, Jillian Owens, Kristyn Pope, Kimber Stevenson, Scott Brateng, Barry Busby, Sean Quinn & Clifton Samuels. (more...)

Photo Flash: SARTA's 2012 Elly Award Ceremony Adult Division Set for Crest Theatre, 9/23Photo Flash: SARTA's 2012 Elly Award Ceremony Adult Division Set for Crest Theatre, 9/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2012

The 30th Annual Elly Award Ceremony - Adult Division will be held on Sunday, September 23 at 7pm at the Crest Theatre. This year's ceremony director, Dean Shellenberger, has some exciting new performances lined up to celebrate this milestone anniversary. This year's hosts are actors Kellie Yvonne Raines and Shawn B. O'Neal. Check out photos from some of this year's nominated productions below! (more...)

Berkeley Playhouse Opens 5th Season with THE SOUND OF MUSIC, 10/27-12/2Berkeley Playhouse Opens 5th Season with THE SOUND OF MUSIC, 10/27-12/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2012

Berkeley Playhouse opens its fifth season with Rodgers and Hammerstein's beloved final collaboration, THE SOUND OF MUSIC. Berkeley Playhouse founding Artistic Director Elizabeth McKoy helms this endearing family classic, featuring a cast of 40, with musical direction by Greg Mason and choreography by Staci Arriaga. THE SOUND OF MUSIC plays October 27 through December 2 (Press opening: October 27) at the Julia Morgan Theatre in Berkeley. (more...)

FOR THE RECORD: JOHN HUGHES Plays Rockwell: Table & Stage, 8/16-9/15FOR THE RECORD: JOHN HUGHES Plays Rockwell: Table & Stage, 8/16-9/15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2012

With the newly remodeled live music space nearing completion and innovative menus still being unveiled, Rockwell: Table & Stage continues their exciting summer long "Soft Opening" by presenting a reconditioned version of For The Record: John Hughes. Joining the creative team are Barrett Foa (NCIS: Los Angeles, Broadway's Avenue Q) and Chad Hodge (The Playboy Club) who have contributed a reinvented script that focuses the show around John Hughes seminal coming of age teen flicks. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Idina Menzel Talks THE BOOK OF MORMON at LA Premiere!STAGE TUBE: Idina Menzel Talks THE BOOK OF MORMON at LA Premiere!
by Stage Tube - Sep 14, 2012

The National Tour of THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, will play a strictly limited 12-week engagement from now through November 25, 2012 at the Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles. Opening was earlier this week, and Broadway favorite Idina Menzel was on the red carpet, where she chatted about the 'ground-breaking' musical. Check out what she had to say below! (more...)

Nancy Opel and Joe DiPietro to Host NAMT Annual Songwriters Showcase, 10/12Nancy Opel and Joe DiPietro to Host NAMT Annual Songwriters Showcase, 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2012

The National Alliance for Musical Theatre (NAMT) announced today that Tony nominee Nancy Opel and Tony winner and NAMT alum Joe DiPietro (O. Henry's Lovers '98) will host the NAMT Songwriters Showcase as part of the 24th Annual Festival of New Musicals on Friday, October 12 from 1:20-2:30pm at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street). (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Trey Parker and Matt Stone Talk THE BOOK OF MORMON Movie!STAGE TUBE: Trey Parker and Matt Stone Talk THE BOOK OF MORMON Movie!
by Stage Tube - Sep 13, 2012

Following a performance of THE BOOK OF MORMON's national tour in Los Angeles over the weekend, creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone chatted about the possibility of making a feature film based on the nine-time Tony Award-winning play. Parker and Stone created and wrote THE BOOK OF MORMON with Robert Lopez (Avenue Q). Hear what they had to say below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out in LA for THE BOOK OF MORMON Opening Night Red CarpetPhoto Coverage: The Stars Come Out in LA for THE BOOK OF MORMON Opening Night Red Carpet
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2012

The National Tour of THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, will play a strictly limited 12-week engagement from now through November 25, 2012 at the Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles. Opening was last night, and you can get an inside look at the star-studded red carpet below! (more...)

Photo Flash: THE BOOK OF MORMON Opens Tonight in LA - See Gavin Creel, Jared Gertner and More in Performance!Photo Flash: THE BOOK OF MORMON Opens Tonight in LA - See Gavin Creel, Jared Gertner and More in Performance!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2012

The National Tour of THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, will play a strictly limited 12-week engagement from now through November 25, 2012 at the Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles. Opening night is tonight, and you can get a front row look at the production below! (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON Goes On Sale in Seattle, 9/22THE BOOK OF MORMON Goes On Sale in Seattle, 9/22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2012

The producers of the national tour of the new musical THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, and KeyBank Broadway at The Paramount announced today that single tickets will go on sale on Saturday, September 22 at 10 am. An exclusive pre-sale for American Express ® Card-members will begin at 10 am on September 12 through September 18. Ticket prices start at $45 and will be available on-line atstgpresents.org and tickets.com. Tickets will also be available by calling 877-STG-4TIX (784-4849) or in person at The Paramount Theatre Box Office (Monday through Friday, 10am to 6pm). (more...)

Rockwell: Table & Stage's FOR THE RECORD: JOHN HUGHES Extends Through 9/29Rockwell: Table & Stage's FOR THE RECORD: JOHN HUGHES Extends Through 9/29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2012

With the newly remodeled live music space nearing completion and innovative menus still being unveiled, Rockwell: Table & Stage continues their exciting summer long "Soft Opening" by presenting a reconditioned version of For The Record: John Hughes. Joining the creative team are Barrett Foa (NCIS: Los Angeles, Broadway's Avenue Q) and Chad Hodge (The Playboy Club) who have contributed a reinvented script that focuses the show around John Hughes seminal coming of age teen flicks. This fresh look at the work of the famed-director will focus on signature songs and moments from John Hughes' classics The Breakfast Club, Pretty In Pink, Sixteen Candles, Weird Science, Ferris Bueller's Day Off with additional songs included from Uncle Buck, The Great Outdoors, She's Having A Baby andNational Lampoon's Vacation. (more...)

Encore Association Announces 2011-12 Award Nominees; Fundraiser Ceremony Set for 10/29Encore Association Announces 2011-12 Award Nominees; Fundraiser Ceremony Set for 10/29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2012

The Encore Association has announced the nominees for Plays and Musicals for the 2011- 2012 Season of Encore. The winners will be announced at the 43rd Annual Encore Awards Fundraiser which will be held on Monday, October 29, 2012 at the Madame Walker Theatre Center, 617 Indiana Avenue in Indianapolis. The evening will begin with a social hour from 6 to 7 pm; with the fundraiser starting at 7 pm. (more...)

The Town Hall Hosts 8th Annual Broadway Cabaret Festival, 10/13-26The Town Hall Hosts 8th Annual Broadway Cabaret Festival, 10/13-26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2012

The Town Hall (123 West 43rd Street), New York's landmark theatre and concert venue, is pleased to announce the Eighth Annual Broadway Cabaret Festival, which takes place over three consecutive weeks in October. The Broadway Cabaret Festival begins on Saturday, October 13th at 8pm with Linda Eder: A New Life, and continues on Sunday, October 21st at 3pm with Broadway Originals!. The Festival concludes on Friday, October 26th at 8pm with The Best of Broadway by the Year. The Broadway Cabaret Festival is created, written and hosted by Scott Siegel for The Town Hall. (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON - Award Winning Musical Graces The Broward CenterTHE BOOK OF MORMON - Award Winning Musical Graces The Broward Center
by Beau Higgins - Sep 10, 2012

The National Tour of THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, will play the Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale as part of the 2013-2014 Season. (more...)

Trey Parker: BOOK OF MORMON Movie 'Very Possible'Trey Parker: BOOK OF MORMON Movie 'Very Possible'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2012

Following a performance of THE BOOK OF MORMON's national tour in Los Angeles over the weekend, creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone spoke with Entertainment Weekly about the possibility of making a feature film based on the nine-time Tony Award-winning play. (more...)

NAMT Announces 24th Annual Festival of New Musicals,  10/11-12NAMT Announces 24th Annual Festival of New Musicals, 10/11-12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2012

The National Alliance for Musical Theatre (NAMT) announced today the eight musicals selected to be part of the 24th Annual Festival of New Musicals at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street). (more...)

Sandra Karas Returns to Merry-Go-Round Playhouse in NUNSENSE, Now thru 10/20Sandra Karas Returns to Merry-Go-Round Playhouse in NUNSENSE, Now thru 10/20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2012

The Merry-Go-Round Playhouse has announced the return of Sandra Karas to the Playhouse stage in the role of Mother Superior in "Nunsense," the final production of the 2012 Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival season. Karas, who serves as secretary and treasurer of the Actors' Equity Association, most recently appeared as Fraulein Schneider in "Cabaret" at the Playhouse in August. Karas resides in New York City, but was a resident of Manlius for many years. She has been seen in numerous productions at the Playhouse including Sister Lee in "Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up?, Vivian in "Church Basement Ladies 2: A Second Helping" and Tottendale in "The Drowsy Chaperone." (more...)

MISS PETTIGREW LIVES FOR A DAY Headed to Broadway? Harling, Lambert & Morrison on Creative Team?MISS PETTIGREW LIVES FOR A DAY Headed to Broadway? Harling, Lambert & Morrison on Creative Team?
by Rialto Chatter - Oct 2, 2012

Roger Friedman of Showbiz411.com reports this morning that Focus Features is now at work on turning the film MISS PETTIGREW LIVES FOR A DAY into a new Broadway musical. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of A CHRISTMAS STORY!Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of A CHRISTMAS STORY!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2012

The producers of A Christmas Story, The Musical will present the November 5 -December 30 Broadway engagement at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. Following a nationwide search, Johnny Rabe will don Ralphie's trademark spectacles. John Bolton (Spamalot, Contact, Titanic, "Boardwalk Empire," "Gossip Girl') will reprise his acclaimed performance as The Old Man from the 2011 National Tour. Joining Bolton will be Tony Award nominee Erin Dilly (Nice Work if You Can Get It, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang) as Mother, Zac Ballard (Oliver! at Irish Repertory Theatre) as little brother Randy, Caroline O'Connor (Chicago, Moulin Rouge) as school teacher Miss Shields, and Eddie Korbich (The Little Mermaid, The Drowsy Chaperone, Wicked) as Santa Claus. All join previously announced Dan Lauria (Broadway's Lombardi, TV's "Sullivan & Son" and "The Wonder Years") as Jean Shepherd. (more...)

BWW TV: Next Broadway Sensation: Heat 2- Andrea EnrightBWW TV: Next Broadway Sensation: Heat 2- Andrea Enright
by NYMF Next Broadway Sensation 2012 - Oct 1, 2012

Andrea Enright is a Portland, Oregon native now residing in Upper Manhattan with her husband and little white cat. Andrea is a graduate of Interlochen Arts Academy as well as a 2012 graduate of Otterbein University with a B.F.A. in Musical Theatre. Past credits include The Drowsy Chaperone (The Drowsy Chaperone), Pippin (Fastrada), and Nine (Saraghina). Much love to BJ, ECC, and her Otters. www.andrea-enright.com (more...)

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