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Photo Coverage: Gray Line's 'Ride Of Fame' Campaign Honors Liza Minnelli
by Walter McBride - Mar 9, 2011

Gray Line New York was proud to induct entertainment icon, Liza Minnelli, to the elite group of New Yorker's honored with its Ride of FameTM campaign. During her induction ceremony today in Times Square, Minnelli declared,' Welcome to New York, New York. If you made it here, you can make it anywhere. My beloved city welcomes you and yours. Get ready, here we go!' The induction included a ribbon-cutting ceremony where Minnelli unveiled her own Gray Line New York double-decker bus decal with her likeness on the front of the vehicle. (more...)

Roundabout Extends THE MILK TRAIN Thru 4/10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2011

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) is pleased to announce a one-week extension of The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore, by Tennessee Williams, directed by Michael Wilson, through Sunday, April 10th. (more...)

Liza Minnelli Honored by Gray Line's RIDE OF FAME
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2011

Gray Line New York, New York City's premier double-decker bus and motorcoach tourism company, has announced that entertainment legend and icon, Liza Minnelli, will be honored as a Ride of FameTM; dedicatee. A ribbon-cutting ceremony where Minnelli unveils her own Gray Line New York double-decker bus decal with her likeness on the front of the vehicle will take place on Tuesday, March 8th in Times Square. In conjunction with Gray Line's Ride of FameTM campaign, the City of New York will also commemorate the announcement of the immortalization of Ms. Minnelli for her theatrical, professional and personal contributions to the spirit of New York City by declaring her birthday, March 12th, Gray Line New York/ Broadway Day starring Liza Minnelli moving forward. (more...)

Photo Coverage: THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON Arrivals
by Walter McBride - Mar 7, 2011

THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON officially opened on Broadway Sunday, March 6, starring Brian Cox, Jim Gaffigan, Chris Noth,Jason Patric and Kiefer Sutherland. Jason Miller's Tony and Pulitzer Prize winning play THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON is directed by Gregory Mosher and plays at the Bernard B Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45TH Street). This is a limited engagement through Sunday, May 29th, 2011. BroadwayWorld.com was there to capture the cast at the show's arrivals! (more...)

Evans, Grossman, Neuwirth Inducted At WOMEN OF ACHIEVEMENT Gala, 3/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2011

Bonnie Pfeifer Evans, fashion model, philanthropist and real estate investor; Mindy Grossman, Chief Executive Officer of HSN, Inc (Home Shopping Network); and Bebe Neuwirth, two-time Tony Award-winner currently starring on Broadway in Addams Family are Women's Project's 2011 Women of Achievement who will be inducted at the 26th Annual Gala Celebration hosted by the Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe Award-winning Kathleen Turner at ESPACE, 635 West 42nd Street, on Monday, March 7, at 6:30pm. (more...)

Art Of Warr Productions Presents Benefit Concert At the D-Lounge, 3/7
by Sarah Moore - Mar 7, 2011

2010 MAC Award Nominee Joshua Warr is launching his new production company this year and is celebrating with a star-studded concert fundraising event with more than a few tricks in the bag. A dazzling assortment of the best and brightest talent from Broadway, Cabaret, Dance and Magic unite to celebrate the start-up of Art of Warr Productions. (more...)

The Lost Studio Presents ME, AS A PENGUIN, Closes 3/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2011

ME, AS A PENGUIN closesh March 6, 2011. (more...)

BWW TV: Broadway Beat Meets the SISTER ACT Company!
by Broadway Beat - Mar 6, 2011

Olivier Award nominee Patina Miller and the cast of the new Broadway musical SISTER ACT introduced the new musical to the press today, March 2. Broadway Beat was on hand for the event and introduces you to the company below! (more...)

Peter Nero and the Philly Pops Perform John Mueller's 50's Dance Party
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2011

Peter Nero and the Philly Pops® brings to life dance-inducing, finger-snapping classic pop and rock 'n' roll with John Mueller's 50's Dance Party (March 2, 4, 5, and 6, 2011). (more...)

Photo Coverage: SISTER ACT in Rehearsal
by Walter McBride - Mar 3, 2011

Olivier Award nominee Patina Miller and the cast of the new Broadway musical SISTER ACT introduced the new musical to the press today, March 2. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the performance preview and brings you photo coverage below! (more...)

Stella by Starlight to Honor Liza Minnelli, Annette Bening, et al. 5/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2011

The Stella Adler Studio of Acting announced today that the Sixth Annual Stella by Starlight Benefit Gala will be held on May 2nd at the home of songwriter and philanthropist, Denise Rich. This year's honorees include Liza Minnelli, Annette Bening, Muriel 'Mickey' Siebert and Donald Katz. (more...)

John Cullum, Annie Parisse, et al. Set for 2011 Shakespeare in the Park
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2011

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Interim Executive Director Joey Parnes) announced casting today for the 2011 Shakespeare in the Park summer season featuring MEASURE FOR MEASURE, directed by David Esbjornson, and ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL, directed by Daniel Sullivan, running in repertory June 6 - July 30 at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. Bank of America returns as lead sponsor of Shakespeare in the Park 2011, supporting The Public's mission to keep Shakespeare in the Park free. (more...)

GHOST: The Musical Opens In Manchester Tonight Prior To West End Run
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2011

Prior to a West End run opening summer 2011, Ghost The Musical will have a strictly limited 7 week season at the Opera House, Manchester, running from 28 March - 14 May 2011. (more...)

Kathy Griffin - Emmy Winning Comic Phenom Plays The Arsht One Show Only 3/28
by Beau Higgins - Mar 28, 2011

Now celebrating its Fifth Anniversary Season, the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County in partnership with AEG presents a very special addition to the 2010-2011 COMEDY PLANET SERIES. On March 28, 2010 at 8 p.m. KATHY GRIFFIN will present a racy, raucous, rambunctious evening of stand-up comedy in the John S. and James L. Knight Concert Hall. (more...)

Kathy Griffin - Emmy Winning Comic Phenom Plays The Arsht One Show Only
by Beau Higgins - Mar 28, 2011

Now celebrating its Fifth Anniversary Season, the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County in partnership with AEG presents a very special addition to the 2010-2011 COMEDY PLANET SERIES. On March 28, 2010 at 8 p.m. KATHY GRIFFIN will present a racy, raucous, rambunctious evening of stand-up comedy in the John S. and James L. Knight Concert Hall. (more...)

Logo Docs Kicks Off Season Premiere With Behind-the-Lens Look At Annie Leibovitz
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2011

'Logo Docs,' Logo's critically-acclaimed documentary series that showcases the true and sometimes shocking tales of today's innovators, magic makers and underdogs, returns for a new season with the premiere of 'Annie Leibovitz: Life Through a Lens' on March, 26 at 8/7c on Logo. (more...)

SISTER ACT Announces $26.50 Rush Ticket Policy
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2011

The new Broadway musical SISTER ACT will offer a limited number of $26.50 rush tickets (price includes $1.50 facility fee) in the front row of the orchestra for each performance. These rush tickets, which are available to all patrons, can be purchased at the box office only, beginning at 10:00am the day of the performance (12:00pm on Sundays). There is a limit of 2 tickets per person. (more...)

SISTER ACT Begins Previews Tonight, 3/24!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2011

Produced by Whoopi Goldberg and Stage Entertainment, SISTER ACT begins preview performances tonight, March 24 and will open on Wednesday, April 20, 2011. SISTER ACT features an original score with music by multi-Academy, Grammy and Golden Globe Award-winning composer Alan Menken (Little Shop of Horrors, Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid and Enchanted), lyrics by Tony Award-nominee Glenn Slater (The Little Mermaid), a book by multi-Emmy Award winners Cheri and Bill Steinkellner ('Cheers'), and additional book material by Douglas Carter Beane (Xanadu, The Little Dog Laughed). Directed on Broadway by four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks (Guys and Dolls, A Funny Thing...Forum, Smokey Joe's Café), the production features choreography by Tony and Olivier Award nominee Anthony Van Laast (Mamma Mia, Bombay Dreams) and is based on the Touchstone Pictures motion picture Sister Act written by Joseph Howard. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: SISTER ACT Cast on Menken's Music
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 22, 2011

SISTER ACT will begin preview performances at the Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway) on March 24, 2011 and will open on Wednesday, April 20, 2011.In the following video, the cast chats exclusivly about Alan Menken's music in the new show! (more...)

Tribeca Film Festival Launches Online Experience, 4/20
by Movies News Desk - Mar 21, 2011

The 2011 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF) today unveiled the Tribeca (Online) Film Festival supported by founding partner American Express. The pioneering digital initiative will allow domestic audiences to view feature and short films for free and worldwide audiences to engage with filmmakers and industry experts as TFF's 10th edition runs concurrently in lower Manhattan from April 20 to May 1. (more...)

Photo Coverage: SISTER ACT Meets the Press
by Walter McBride - Mar 2, 2011

Olivier Award nominee Patina Miller and the cast of the new Broadway musical SISTER ACT introduced the new musical to the press today, March 2. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the event and brings you photo coverage below! (more...)

BWW TV: SISTER ACT Meets the Press - Full Performance Preview!
by Jessica Lewis - Mar 2, 2011

Olivier Award nominee Patina Miller and the cast of the new Broadway musical SISTER ACT introduced the new musical to the press today, March 2. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the event and brings you a first performance preview below! (more...)

Peter Nero and the Philly Pops Perform John Mueller's 50's Dance Party 3/2-3/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2011

Peter Nero and the Philly Pops® brings to life dance-inducing, finger-snapping classic pop and rock 'n' roll with John Mueller's 50's Dance Party (March 2, 4, 5, and 6, 2011). (more...)

Liza Minnelli Honored by Gray Line's RIDE OF FAME, 3/8
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2011

Gray Line New York, New York City's premier double-decker bus and motorcoach tourism company, has announced that entertainment legend and icon, Liza Minnelli, will be honored as a Ride of FameTM; dedicatee. A ribbon-cutting ceremony where Minnelli unveils her own Gray Line New York double-decker bus decal with her likeness on the front of the vehicle will take place on Tuesday, March 8th in Times Square. In conjunction with Gray Line's Ride of FameTM campaign, the City of New York will also commemorate the announcement of the immortalization of Ms. Minnelli for her theatrical, professional and personal contributions to the spirit of New York City by declaring her birthday, March 12th, Gray Line New York/ Broadway Day starring Liza Minnelli moving forward. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: SISTER ACT's 'Deloris' Takes on 'Mother Superior'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 2, 2011

Producers Whoopi Goldberg and Stage Entertainment are presenting SISTER ACT on Broadway, with previews beginning March 24 at the Broadway Theatre. Opening night is April 20. Click below for a show introduction by stars Patina Miller and Victoria Clark. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Whoopi Goldberg and Other Stars Visit PRISCILLA
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Mar 19, 2011

Whoopi Goldberg, ABC's Cynthia McFadden, Gossip's Grande Dame Liz Smith and 'That Girl's' Marlo Thomas recently stopped by PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL to see the show and meet the cast. Look at the pictures below and check it out! (more...)

GLAAD Honors Ricky Martin 3/19; Chenoweth to Receive Award on 4/10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2011

The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD), the nation's lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy and anti-defamation organization, today announced it will honor Grammy Award-winning singer Ricky Martin and Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth at the 22nd Annual GLAAD Media Awards presented by RÖKK Vodka. (more...)

Whoopi Goldberg, Liza Minnelli, Susan Stroman Get Special Recognitions from Drama League
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2011

The Drama League (Jano Herbosch, President; Gabriel Shanks, Executive Director) is proud to announce the recipients of its 2011 Special Recognitions, to be presented along with its five competitive production and performance awards at The 77th Annual Drama League Awards Ceremony and Luncheon on Friday, May 20, 2011 (noon) in the Grand Ballroom of the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Times Square (1535 Broadway). (more...)

La Mirada Theatre Presents LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, Opens 4/15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2011

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & MC COY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT present the fourth production of their 2010-2011 season of shows, the blood-thirsty musical comedy LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, music by Alan Menken, book and lyrics by Howard Ashman, musical direction by David O, choreography by Dana Solimando, directed by La Mirada Theatre's Producing Artistic Director Brian Kite and starring Brett Ryback, Lesli Margherita and Bob Amaral. (more...)

Logo Docs Kicks Off Season Premiere With Behind-the-Lens Look At Annie Leibovitz
by TV News Desk - Mar 14, 2011

'Logo Docs,' Logo's critically-acclaimed documentary series that showcases the true and sometimes shocking tales of today's innovators, magic makers and underdogs, returns for a new season with the premiere of 'Annie Leibovitz: Life Through a Lens' on March, 26 at 8/7c on Logo. (more...)

Photo Flash: Douglas Sills Joins The Cast Of WHITE NOISE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2011

Whoopi Goldberg and her fellow producers for the provocative new rock musical White Noise, announce that Tony-nominated actor Douglas Sills has joined the cast of White Noise and will play the role of the top-selling record producer, Max. (more...)

Slick Rick Perfoms at AMNH's One Step Beyond 3/11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2011

One Step Beyond continues its fourth season at the American Museum of Natural History. (more...)

Big Kenney and Sherri Sutton Headline Aurora Funny Fridays 3/11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2011

Aurora Theatre Funny Fridays continues club comedy performances on the square in downtown Lawrenceville with two huge shows this March. First, on March 11, Headliner Big Kenny will take the Funny Fridays Stage. (more...)

Peter Nero and the Philly Pops Perform John Mueller's 50's Dance Party
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2011

Peter Nero and the Philly Pops® brings to life dance-inducing, finger-snapping classic pop and rock 'n' roll with John Mueller's 50's Dance Party (March 2, 4, 5, and 6, 2011). (more...)

Queens Theatre in the Park Hosts Bruce Vilanch, 5/7
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2011

QUEENS THEATRE IN THE PARK is pleased to present a one night engagement with BRUCE VILANCH, a huge comedic personality best known for his droll writing skills, his stint on ?Hollywood Squares? and playing Edna Turnblatt in Hairspray, with special guest THE BEV LESLIES. BRUCE VILANCH and THE BEV LESLIES will be at Queens Theatre in the Park (located in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Flushing, NY.) on Saturday May 7, 2011 at 8:00 pm. (more...)

It's Official: Douglas Carter Beane Joins SISTER ACT Team
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2011

Producers Whoopi Goldberg and Stage Entertainment have announced that Tony and Olivier award nominee Douglas Carter Beane will provide additional book material to the upcoming musical SISTER ACT, working alongside Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning book-writers Cheri and Bill Steinkellner. Previews begin March 24 at the Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway); opening night is April 20. (more...)

Winners Announced for 20th Annual Production of THE REEL AWARDS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2011

International Celebrity Images celebrated the 20th Annual Production of THE REEL AWARDS, a spoof on the Academy Awards on Thursday afternoon, February 24, 2011 in the Showroom of the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV. Replete with 70 Celebrity Impersonators as Awards Show Co-Hosts, Nominees, Presenters, Entertainers and Event Attendees, hailing from 25 states throughout the United States, and five countries, including: Australia, Canada, Germany, Ireland and Spain, THE REEL AWARDS were presented in 16 categories for excellence in the field of impersonation. Concurrently with THE REEL AWARDS, International Celebrity Images presented the 11th Annual Celebrity Impersonators Convention and 2nd Annual Vegas Tribute Idol competition, also at the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino, from February 21, 25, 2011. (more...)

Streisand Impressionist Steven Brinberg Plays Plam Springs, 2/26-27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2011

New York singer and actor Steven Brinberg has garnered acclaim from audiences and critics from around the World as the quintessential Barbra Streisand impersonator in the business today. He has toured across the globe in theatres, concert halls and clubs for over a decade and was chosen by Ms. Streisand's management to make a surprise personal appearance at her friend Donna Karan's birthday party. Now, Desert audiences will have not one - but two opportunities to experience Simply Barbra, Saturday, February 26th at a 9 PM at Blame It On Midnight in Palm Springs, and on Sunday, February 27th at 2 PM at the Arthur Newman Theatre at The Joslyn Center in Palm Desert (more...)

DVR ALERT: Talk Show Listings for February 25 - Morrison, Harris & More
by TV News Desk - Feb 25, 2011

David Letterman: Matthew Morrison, Jeff Altman, Jessica Lea Mayfiel (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet The Oscars in NY with Whoopi - Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
by Walter McBride - Feb 24, 2011

Yesterday, the Meet the Oscars: An exhibition of Oscar statuettes on display in New York City was held at Vanderbuilt Hall at Grand Central Terminal. (more...)

Oscar Statuettes Invade Grand Central Terminal with 'Meet the Oscars' 2/23-2/27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2011

Oscar fans in New York can be first in line to see the actual Oscar statuettes that will be presented to the Best Actor and Best Actress winners at the 83rd Academy Awards on Sunday, February 27. The statuettes will be part of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 'Meet the Oscars, Grand Central' at Vanderbilt Hall in Grand Central Terminal. (more...)

Big Kenney and Sherri Sutton Headline Aurora Funny Fridays
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2011

Aurora Theatre Funny Fridays continues club comedy performances on the square in downtown Lawrenceville with two huge shows this March. First, on March 11, Headliner Big Kenny will take the Funny Fridays Stage. (more...)

Whoopi Goldberg Cancels May Performance Dates At Treasure Island
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2011

Whoopi Goldberg will no longer be performing May 6 and 7. Her March performance, however, is NOT affected. (more...)

FUNNY GIRL to kick-off Keeping Scores concert series at BRT
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 21, 2011

Funny Girl, the classic 1964 Broadway musical that helped cement Barbra Streisand's place in theatrical history, will be the first show featured in Keeping Scores, a new series of Broadway musicals in concert, to be presented at Franklin's Boiler Room Theatre. Concerts in the series will be directed by Scott Logsdon (writer/director of the recent staged reading of An American Country Christmas Carol at the Boiler Room) with music direction by Jamey Green, a co-founder of BRT, and will be produced by Sondra Morton, director of operations for the professional theater located at The Factory in Franklin. (more...)

Official: SPIDER-MAN Brings On Consultant; 6th Delay Likely for Opening - Possibly AFTER the Tonys!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2011

The hits just keep on coming for SPIDER-MAN, but some help is on the way to the show. The New York Times is reporting and we've confirmed that the show has officially brought on Paul Bogaev, a multi-award winning music director-producer, arranger and composer to work on improving the show's many sound issues, including to 'help improve the performance, vocal and orchestration arrangements, and sound quality of the songs and numbers'. Word has also been coming from multiple sources that it's expected that the production will officially announce another delay later in the week (it's sixth) that might push the official opening as far forward as AFTER this year's Tony Awards. The Times is also reporting that 'Bono and Edge are writing new music for 'Spider-Man' now, but Mr. Miramontez said that Mr. Bogaev's role was far greater than adding that music once it is ready. No significant additions have been made to the score so far.' (more...)

Photo Flash: Goldberg-Produced White Noise Begins Rehearsals in NYC; Mauzy, Padgett Lead Cast
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2011

Whoopi Goldberg and her fellow producers for the provocative new rock musical White Noise, officially announce casting for the Chicago premiere at The Royal George Theatre, 1641 North Halsted Street. (more...)

DVR ALERT: Talk Show Listings for February 25- Morrison, Harris & More
by TV News Desk - Feb 19, 2011

David Letterman: Matthew Morrison, Jeff Altman, Jessica Lea Mayfiel (more...)

Art Of Warr Productions Presents Benefit Concert At the D-Lounge
by Sarah Moore - Feb 17, 2011

2010 MAC Award Nominee Joshua Warr is launching his new production company this year and is celebrating with a star-studded concert fundraising event with more than a few tricks in the bag. A dazzling assortment of the best and brightest talent from Broadway, Cabaret, Dance and Magic unite to celebrate the start-up of Art of Warr Productions. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Marla Mindelle Goes Behind the Scenes of SISTER ACT on THE VIEW
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 16, 2011

Olivier Award nominee Patina Miller and the cast of the new Broadway musical SISTER ACT were featured on ABC's 'The View' on February 9, 2011. In the following video, go behind the scenes of the performance with SISTER ACT's Marla Mindelle. (more...)

Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher Prepare for Thalians 55th Gala
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2011

Living Legend Debbie Reynolds and her daughter, Hollywood icon Carrie Fisher, appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show yesterday, talking about mental health. Thalians President Debbie Reynolds and Board Chair Ruta Lee, along with event chairs Kira & Bob Lorsch, are currently preparing for the upcoming Thalians 55th Gala at the Playboy Mansion, Saturday, April 30, 2011. (more...)

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