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FREEZE FRAME: Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan Named Ambassadors of KIDS' NIGHT ON BROADWAY
by Walter McBride - Jan 9, 2013

The Broadway League announced that KELLY RIPA and MICHAEL STRAHAN, co-hosts of Emmy Award-winning talk show "LIVE with Kelly and Michael," will serve as the 2013 KIDS' NIGHT ON BROADWAY National Ambassadors. Check out a photo preview from the big event below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: FORBIDDEN BROADWAY Back to Skew Behemoths of the Great White Way
by Chris Silk - Jan 9, 2013

Is the New York Times Theater section your bible? Can you recall Tony winners at the drop of a tap shoe? Do you rate LaDucas higher than Louboutins? Do you argue over who was the best 'Phantom?' Then 'Forbidden Broadway' might just be your kind of show. (more...)

Broadway Bound and Studio One's Summerlin Dance Academy Set to Open LITTLE WOMEN, 2/8-16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2013

Broadway Bound and Studio One's Summerlin Dance Academy are proud to present the theater production of Little Women at the Summerlin Library Theater February 8 - 16, 2013 for eight high-energy performances, which will include special raffle giveaways for prizes, such as four tickets to Jersey Boys. (more...)

Nikki Davis-Jones, Paul Ayres and More Join Kerry Ellis and Rory Taylor in 20th Anniversary RENT in Concert UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2013

Casting has been announced for the 20th Anniversary Rent in Concert tour, opening 25 April 2013 in Manchester. (more...)

13 in 2013: A look ahead at South African theatre attractions
by David Fick - Jan 9, 2013

2013 looks set to be an exciting year on South African stages. Here is a look at just 13 of the productions that will take to the boards this year. (more...)

JERSEY BOYS Comes to Indianapolis, Now thru 1/27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2013

In the midst of the second national tour, Broadway's most beloved group of men, Jersey Boys, are set to hit the Murat Theatre's stage. The show is slated to run from tonight, Jan. 9 through the 27th in 2013. (more...)

Derek Klena and Adam Halpin Join The Broadway Boys at 54 Below, 1/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2013

The Broadway Boys will make their debut concert at 54 Below this Saturday, January 12th with an afternoon concert highlighting new material with new singers in a new space. Klena (DOGFIGHT, CARRIE) and Halpin (RENT, GLORY DAYS) will join Broadway Boys creator Jesse Nager (MOTOWN, SCANDALOUS), Mike Backes (Jersey Boys, ROCK OF AGES), Julius Thomas III (PORGY AND BESS, MOTOWN), and Brad Greer (ALTAR BOYZ) for this event. Justin Paul (composer: A CHRISTMAS STORY, DOGFIGHT) will be on hand to music direct and lead The Broadway Boys band. (more...)

Bill Cosby and More Inaugurate Performance Venues at Saint Peter's University
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2013

Beloved comedian and actor Bill Cosby came to Saint Peter's University Church to celebrate Saint Peter's PAC, a consortium of performing arts spaces on campus. The festivities continue with an impressive lineup of performers through the end of the year. (more...)

Photo Flash: Coco Austin and Ice-T at Planet Hollywood's PEEPSHOW
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2013

Rapper and actor Ice-T was spotted enjoying Vegas' only striptease spectacular, PEEPSHOW at Planet Hollywood in support of his wife Coco Austin from E!'s 'Ice Loves Coco', who headlines in the show as the sexy 'Bo Peep' each and every night. Check out photos of the couple below! (more...)

GLAAD's Ross Murray, Missi Pyle and More Set for BARE's TalkOUT Series, Now thru 1/31
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2013

The producers of the new musical Bare have announced the upcoming series of speakers for the January TalkOUT events. Audiences at select performances will be invited to stay after the show to participate in a discussion with some of the foremost leaders in the fight for LGBT equality. This month's special guests will include Ross Murray (GLAAD) with Missi Pyle (BARE's own 'Sister Joan'), Nathan Schaefer (Empire State Pride Agenda), Maggie Keenan-Bolger and Derrick Miller-Handley (The Point Foundation), Rabbi Michael Mellen, The Clementi Family (Tyler Clementi Foundation) and Taylor Trensch with Stafford Arima (BARE's 'Peter' and the show's director). (more...)

Show Palace Entertainment Presents 9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL, Now thru 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2013

Show Palace Entertainment presents 9 to 5: The Musical, now through February 24, 2013. (more...)

Linda Lavin, Morgan James, A NIGHT OF STARS! and More Set for 54 Below, Now thru 1/13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2013

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, the performance venue located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond, featuring Tony Award and Golden Globe winner Linda Lavin, BACKSTAGE, Tony nominee Sally Mayes and award-winning jazz singer/songwriter Mark Winkler, award-winning singer Amber Martin, Sondheim Unplugged, musical legend Darlene Love, The Broadway Boys, Broadway star Morgan James and Night of Stars! (more...)

BWW TV: What a Feeling! Sneak Peek of Broadway-Bound FLASHDANCE- THE MUSICAL
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 8, 2013

Performances for the upcoming national tour of FLASHDANCE - THE MUSICAL, the stage adaptation of the 1983 hit film that defined a generation, begin January 1st and run through January 6 at Pittsburgh's Heinz Hall. At a recent press event, Mayor Luke Ravenstahl officially announced January 1st as FLASHDANCE day. Following the Pittsburgh engagement, FLASHDANCE will embark on a national tour to more than 25 cities in the next seven months with additional bookings to be announced soon. BroadwayWorld brings you a just released montage of the stars in action below! (more...)

JERSEY BOYS Comes to New Orleans, Now thru 1/27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2013

In the midst of the second national tour, Broadway's most beloved group of men, Jersey Boys, are set to hit the Mahalia Jackson Theatre's stage. The show is slated to run from tonight, Jan 8 through the 27th in 2013. (more...)

Broadway Concert at Monroe Theatrespace to Benefit Rebuild Hoboken, 1/20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2013

Broadway stars will be in Hoboken to give a concert with proceeds going to aid Hoboken residents affected by Hurricane Sandy. On January 20, 2013 at 7pm at Monroe Theatrespace, an impressive collection of Broadway performers will come together in Hoboken for an incredible evening of song and dance. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at FLASHDANCE- THE MUSICAL- Production Shots!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2013

Performances for the upcoming national tour of FLASHDANCE - THE MUSICAL, the stage adaptation of the 1983 hit film that defined a generation, begin January 1st and run through January 6 at Pittsburgh's Heinz Hall. At a recent press event, Mayor Luke Ravenstahl officially announced January 1st as FLASHDANCE day. Following the Pittsburgh engagement, FLASHDANCE will embark on a national tour to more than 25 cities in the next seven months with additional bookings to be announced soon. Check out a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: FLASHDANCE Celebrates Opening Night in Pittsburgh!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2013

Performances for the upcoming national tour of FLASHDANCE - THE MUSICAL, the stage adaptation of the 1983 hit film that defined a generation, began January 1st and ran through January 6 at Pittsburgh's Heinz Hall. Following the Pittsburgh engagement, FLASHDANCE will embark on a national tour to more than 25 cities in the next seven months with additional bookings to be announced soon. Check out photos from the musical's opening in Pittsburgh below! (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 1/6/13
by - Jan 7, 2013

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 1/6/2013. (more...)

Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: January 7-13
by BWW - Jan 7, 2013

Now that the holiday season has officially come to an end, 2013 has begun, and with it comes a slew of scheduled productions and maybe even some upcoming surprises. The first to open in the new year is THE OTHER PLACE starring Laurie Metcalf, which will take its first official bow on January 10. (more...)

Christopher Plummer Earns Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's Monte Cristo Award
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2013

According to the New York Times, stage and screen star Chistopher Plummer will be honored with the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's 13th annual Monte Cristo Award. The presentation will take place on April 15. (more...)

Review - Marilyn Maye & Golden Boy
by Ben Peltz - Jan 7, 2013

If you have a hankering to see a room full of grown-ups acting like those teenagers watching The Beatles on the Ed Sullivan show, then get thee to The Metropolitan Room, where Marilyn Maye is doing her traditional job of knocking 'em dead. (more...)

Gareth Gates Headlines MOMENTOUS MUSICALS Live Album, Set for Release Jan 7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2013

Pop Idol and West End favourite Gareth Gates (Joseph, Les Misérables, Legally Blonde) will star on the upcoming live album release of Momentous Musicals, alongside Jonathan Ansell (G4, Whistle Down the Wind), Daniel Boys (Any Dream Will Do, Avenue Q), Emma Williams (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Love Story) and Rachael Wooding (Jersey Boys, Hairspray). (more...)

What's Playing on Broadway January 7-13
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 7, 2013

THE OTHER PLACE, starring three-time Emmy Award winner and Tony Award nominee Laurie Metcalf, has its official Broadway opening this Thursday, 1/10, at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Also taking its official bows this week is Roundabout's production of PICNIC at the American Airlines Theatre with a limited engagement thru February 24. Check out what else is playing this week! (more...)

BWW Interviews: JERSEY BOYS' Jason Kappus
by Heidi Scheuermann - Jan 7, 2013

Coming to the Mahalia Jackson Theater on January 8 is the national tour of the hit show Jersey Boys, which allows audiences a close up look at Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons' rise to stardom. The show features hit songs "Sherry," "Big Girls Don't Cry," and "Walk Like a Man." I recently spoke with Jason Kappus, who plays Four Seasons member Bob Gaudio, about the show, the music, and life on tour. (more...)

Rebecca Naomi Jones, Tony Vincent, Alysha Umphress and More to Sing JUNK: A ROCK OPERA at Joe's Pub, 1/18
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2013

After a premiere concert with the Malmo Symphonic Orchestra in Sweden and an extended Los Angeles workshop production, JUNK: A Rock Opera will play a one-night-only concert at Joe's Pub, January 18 at 11:30pm starring some of Broadway's hottest rockers. (more...)

GLAAD's Ross Murray, Missi Pyle and More Set for BARE's TalkOUT Series, 1/9-31
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2013

The producers of the new musical Bare have announced the upcoming series of speakers for the January TalkOUT events. Audiences at select performances will be invited to stay after the show to participate in a discussion with some of the foremost leaders in the fight for LGBT equality. This month's special guests will include Ross Murray (GLAAD) with Missi Pyle (BARE's own 'Sister Joan'), Nathan Schaefer (Empire State Pride Agenda), Maggie Keenan-Bolger and Derrick Miller-Handley (The Point Foundation), Rabbi Michael Mellen, The Clementi Family (Tyler Clementi Foundation) and Taylor Trensch with Stafford Arima (BARE's 'Peter' and the show's director). (more...)

Full Casting Announced for World Premiere of PAPER DOLLS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2013

Full casting is announced for the World Premiere of Paper Dolls, the second production directed by Indhu Rubasingham as Artistic Director of the Tricycle Theatre. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for PAPER DOLLS at the Tricycle Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2013

Full casting is announced for the World Premiere of Paper Dolls, the second production directed by Indhu Rubasingham as Artistic Director of the Tricycle Theatre. (more...)

Re-Revised Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 1/13/13
by - Jan 15, 2013

Re-Revised Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 1/13/2013. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Tight Harmonies Keep SONGBOOK Open
by Jimmy Ferraro - Jan 15, 2013

If you like nostalgia, young pretty faces with big toothy smiles, lots of high energy singing and dancing, then 'The Great American Songbook', is the show for you! (more...)

Debo Band, Lady Rizo, and More Set for Joe's Pub This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2013

Each week Joe's Pub at The Public presents some of New York City's most eclectic programming ranging from world to classical, pop, singer-songwriter, jazz and more. At the center of Joe's Pub's genre-blind booking is The Public Theater's mission to bring world-class performance to New York City's diverse cultural community. (more...)

BROADWAY IN HOBOKEN to Benefit Rebuild Hoboken, 1/20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2013

On January 20, 2013, the Monroe Theatrespace is set to host the 'Broadway in Hoboken' benefit. An impressive collection of Broadway performers will come together in Hoboken for an incredible evening of song and dance with proceeds going to aid Hoboken residents affected by Hurricane Sandy. Every dollar from ticket sales will go directly to Rebuild Hoboken. (more...)

Revised Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 1/13/13
by - Jan 15, 2013

Revised Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 1/13/2013. (more...)

ANYTHING GOES' Erich Bergen to Play the RRazz Room, 1/28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2013

Erich Bergen, currently starring as Billy Crocker in the national tour of Anything Goes, is set to bring his one-night-only concert to San Francisco's premiere nightclub, Live At The RRazz, on Monday, January 28 at 8pm. Anything Goes is currently playing at the Golden Gate Theatre through February 3. Of Bergen's performance, Rob Hurwitt in The San Francisco Chronicle, said, " ... the hopeless romantic Billy Crocker [is] embodied by the wonderful Erich Bergen with leading man charisma, fine song-and-dance chops, and comic versatility." (more...)

Aaron Meier and Heath Schwartz Named VPs of Boneau/Bryan-Brown
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2013

Boneau/Bryan-Brown, the theatrical public relations firm led by Chris Boneau and Adrian Bryan-Brown, has announced the promotion of Aaron Meier and Heath Schwartz to Vice President, Account Services. They join VPs Jim Byk, Jackie Green, Joe Perrotta and Susanne Tighe at BBB in representing the office's roster of Broadway, off-Broadway, institutional theatre and the recently established media training division. Meier joined BBB in 2001 and serves as BBB's Director of Online Editorial Development as well as handling the press campaigns for Manhattan Theatre Club, I'll Eat You Last, and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Schwartz joined BBB in 2004 and handles press for The Heiress, Jersey Boys, Pippin, Nice Work if You Can Get It, and Signature Theatre. (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 1/13/13
by - Jan 14, 2013

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 1/13/2013. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Midtown Men Play Gramercy Theatre!
by Linda Lenzi - Jan 14, 2013

The Midtown Men featuring Tony Award Winner Christian Hoff, Michael Longoria, Daniel Reichard, and Tony nominee J. Robert Spencer, just performed at the Gramercy Theatre, and you can check out photos from the event below! (more...)

Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: January 14-20
by BWW - Jan 14, 2013

A whopping three shows will take their final Broadway bows this week- GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS, GOLDEN BOY, and PETER AND THE STARCATCHER. This is your last chance to see the the three critically acclaimed plays before closing night! (more...)

Review - Water By The Spoonful
by Ben Peltz - Jan 14, 2013

It doesn't happen often, but, fair or not, there's always a little extra pressure put on a play when it comes to New York after having already won the Pulitzer Prize.  Quiara Alegría Hudes, a Pulitzer finalist for both Elliot, a Soldier's Fugue and her co-authorship of In The Heights, was awarded top honors last year for Water By The Spoonful, which was commissioned by Hartford Stage, where it premiered in 2011.  Shortly after, the recently-opened Off-Broadway mounting was placed on Second Stage's schedule. (more...)

What's Playing on Broadway January 14-20
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 14, 2013

This week, Broadway bids farewell to three acclaimed productions - GOLDEN BOY, PETER AND THE STARCATCHER AND GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS will play their final performance on Sunday, January 20. The Scarlett Johansson-led CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF has its official opening on Thursday, January 17. Check out what else is playing! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Melbourne's JERSEY BOYS
by Tim Carney - Jan 13, 2013

Four years after first opening in Melbourne, Jersey Boys re-opened last night for a brief return season. The cast is predominately new but the gutsy and moving story of The Four Seasons remains timeless and entertaining as ever. (more...)

ROCK OF AGES Tour Comes to Boise, 1/12-13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2013

Rock of Ages will make its Idaho premiere at the Morrison Center tonight, January 12 and 13, 2013. (more...)

ROCK OF AGES Tour Comes to Boise, 1/12-1/13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2013

Rock of Ages will make its Idaho premiere at the Morrison Center on January 12 and 13, 2013. Tickets go on sale on Friday, October 19 at 10AM. (more...)

SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 1/11/2013
by BWW - Jan 11, 2013

BroadwayWorld.com's SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 1/11/2013. (more...)

ROCK OF AGES Opens 1/22 in Sacramento
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2013

In 1987 on the Sunset Strip, a small-town girl met a big-city dreamer - and in L.A.'s most legendary rock club, they fell in love to the greatest songs of the '80s. It's ROCK OF AGES, a hilarious, feel-good love story told through the hit songs of iconic rockers Journey, Styx, REO Speedwagon, Foreigner, Pat Benatar, Whitesnake, and many more. This five-time Tony nominated musical is rockin' its way across the USA. Don't miss this awesomely good time about dreaming big, playing loud and partying on, on stage at Community Center Theater, 13th & L St. in downtown Sacramento, from Jan. 22 through Jan. 27. (more...)

The Midtown Men Will Play the State Theatre, 1/25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2013

The Midtown Men features Tony Award Winner Christian Hoff, Michael Longoria, Daniel Reichard, and Tony nominee J. Robert Spencer. This jump-to-your-feet show features top hits from a who's who of the ‘60s including The Beatles, The Beach Boys, The Temptations, The Jackson 5, and The Four Seasons, whose story they brought to life every night as Stars in the Original Cast of Jersey Boys. (more...)

John Lloyd Young Returns to JERSEY BOYS Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2013

Jersey Boys, the Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical, is pleased to announce the return of John Lloyd Young who won a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his performance as Frankie Valli in the original Broadway cast. Young will again perform the role of Frankie Valli on Broadway beginning Friday, January 11 for a limited engagement. (more...)

Around the Broadway World: Regional Highlights for the Week of 1/7
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 11, 2013

It's Friday and that means another look back at the top regional stories of this past week! Click below to see the most-read interviews, features, and special coverage items for the week of January 7! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan Named Ambassadors of KIDS' NIGHT ON BROADWAY
by Walter McBride - Jan 10, 2013

The Broadway League announced that Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan, co-hosts of Emmy Award-winning talk show 'LIVE with Kelly and Michael,' will serve as the 2013 KIDS' NIGHT ON BROADWAY National Ambassadors. Check out full coverage from the big announcement below! (more...)

John Michael Coppola to Star as 'Bobby' in Williams Street Rep's COMPANY, 2/1-16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2013

Founding Artistic Director Richard Kuranda and Williams Street Repertory have announced that John Michael Coppola of Chicago's Jersey Boys will star as Bobby in their upcoming production of Company opening on February 1, 2013 at Raue Center For The Arts. (more...)

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