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More Than Me & Natural Life Launch GiveBack Collection
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

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Hilary Swank & Queen Latifah to Rock the Runway in Denver Fashion Show Fundraiser
by TV News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

Hilary Swank and Queen Latifah have just been announced as participants in the Global Down Syndrome Foundation's Be Beautiful Be Yourself fashion show this Saturday in Denver. (more...)

The Broadwaysted Podcast Welcomes Alex Boniello for Games & Drinks
by Broadwaysted - Nov 8, 2016

This week on Broadwaysted we welcome the talented performer and avid gamer Alex Boniello!  We pour out Jack and Gingers and discuss how Alex auditioned for Deaf West's SPRING AWAKENING in a catering uniform and the disaster scenario that played out the night he arrived in L.A. to join the production.  (more...)

BWW Review: I AM ME BECAUSE OF THREE at Sterling's Upstairs At The Federal
by Don Grigware - Nov 8, 2016

Broadway actress/singer RENEE MARINO made her feature film debut in 2014 in Jersey Boys as Mary Delgado, Frankie Valli's tempestuous wife. She was seen in the role on Broadway by film director Clint Eastwood, and because of her magnanimous talent, was hand picked by him to repeat the role on film. New York born and bred, fiery Italian Marino performed her first cabaret show at Sterling's Upstairs at the Federal on Monday November 7 to a packed house. Called I Am Me Because of Three, the smart and slick show examined her roots and the three relatives that gave her the drive and spirit that pervade her persona. (more...)

Hilary Swank and Queen Latifah Set to Rock the Runway in Denver Fashion Show Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Two-time Oscar and Golden Globe-winner Hilary Swank and Academy Award nominee and Emmy, Golden Globe and Grammy Award-winner Queen Latifah will rock the runway with models with Down syndrome at the Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show Nov. will rock the runway with models with Down syndrome at the Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show Nov. 12 in Denver. The annual Global Down Syndrome Foundation (Global) fundraiser previously announced the support of co-hosts Mario Lopez and Kim Christiansen, actors Matt Dillon and John C. McGinley, two-time Super Bowl Champion and MVP Peyton Manning, model Amanda Booth, and special Quincy Jones Exceptional Advocacy Award honoree Frank Stephens. (more...)

Matt Dillon and John C. McGinley to Attend Denver Fashion Show Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

Oscar, Golden Globe, and Grammy Award-nominee Matt Dillon and actor John C. McGinley will walk the runway with models with Down syndrome at the Be Beautiful Be Yourself fashion show on Nov. 12 in Denver. The Global Down Syndrome Foundation also announced Frank Stephens, a distinguished advocate for the differently-abled community, as the 2016 Quincy Jones Exceptional Advocacy Award recipient. They join previously announced co-hosts Mario Lopez and Kim Christiansen, Super Bowl MVP Peyton Manning, and model Amanda Booth. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Lilla Crawford, Joshua Colley & More Dish on Fame, Fans, and Life as a Child Actor (Part 2)
by Matt Smith - Nov 3, 2016

In this comprehensive, two-part (!!!) BWW feature, our eclectic panel of child actors - including Lilla Crawford, Joshua Colley, Luca Padovan and Isabella Russo (with additional commentary from Savvy Crawford) - sound off on their most memorable career experiences, fan encounters, maintaining balance between work and school commitments and the ever-important topic of putting children in the spotlight.  (more...)

SECRETS OF THE HEART is Released
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Michael Vincent Dlask weaves rhythm and rhyme, poetry and prose in his latest book sharing 'Secrets of the Heart' (published by iUniverse). First published in May of 2011, this poem collection is set for a new marketing campaign. (more...)

BWW Interview: Alan Cumming on ALAN CUMMING SINGS SAPPY SONGS at The Brown Theatre
by Taylor Clemons - Nov 3, 2016

Prior to making his Louisville, KY debut on November 30th at the Brown Theatre, Alan Cumming took some time out of his very busy schedule to talk to me about Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs, co-hosting the Tony Awards, Reefer Madness, and much more. (more...)

The Broadwaysted Podcast Welcomes HAMILTON's Andrew Chappelle
by Broadwaysted - Nov 29, 2016

Holy HAMILTON, Batman! This week, the Broadwaysted Crew sits down with an actor who's been in the 'Room Where it Happens' since Off-Broadway run at the Public--original HAMILTON cast member Andrew Chappelle! (more...)

BWW Review: KALAMAZOO Sentimentalizes with Youth
by Katherine Waddell - Nov 25, 2016

This past weekend, The Acting Ensemble, had a brief run of the play, Kalamazoo, by Michelle Kholos Brooks and Kelly Younger. While the plot of the show is relatively simple, the feelings found on stage were not. (more...)

The Broadwaysted Podcast Welcomes Crutchie Himself, Andrew Keenan Bolger
by Broadwaysted - Nov 22, 2016

This week the Broadwaysted crew is celebrating Thanksgiving with the wonderful and talented Andrew Keenan-Bolger! We pour out our version of a Moscow Mule and Andrew talks about his experiences in NEWSIES and TUCK EVERLASTING and his brilliant webseries SUBMISSIONS ONLY Andrew spills about his nightmare college audition moment, his meta experience watching the Original Cast watching the Revival Cast in FALSETTOS, and his exciting new work with the Honest Accomplice Theatre called the TRANS LITERACY PROJECT.  (more...)

Dr. David Boudreault Joins the Exclusive Haute Beauty Network
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2016

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Julliard Dance Presents NEW DANCES: EDITION 2017
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Juilliard Dance, under the direction of Lawrence Rhodes, presents New Dances: Edition 2016 featuring four world-premiere dances by choreographers John Heginbotham (First-Year Dancers), Katarzyna Skarpetowska, (Second-Year Dancers), Pam Tanowitz (Third-Year Dancers), and Matthew Neenan (Fourth-Year Dancers).  Heginbotham and Skarpetowska are Juilliard alums, and Tanowitz and Neenan are returning as New Dances choreographers.  (more...)

AFSHeeN Follows Up Hollywood Bowl Debut with New Single 'Secrets'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

After a monumental debut gig – by anyone's standards – at the Hollywood Bowl in LA last month, AFSHeeN reveals his next single 'Secrets', released exclusively today on Spotify and available to download worldwide from November 18th on Dirty Soul (Be Yourself Music). (more...)

The Broadwaysted Podcast Welcomes 'Slacker Danny' Max Crumm
by Broadwaysted - Nov 16, 2016

The Broadwaysted crew has chills, and they're multiplying. Why? Because we're sitting down with everyone's favorite 'Slacker Danny,' Broadway's Max Crumm! This week, the crew pours out bootleg margaritas (vegetable margaritas...thanks Kevin) and Max spills about his experience on GREASE: YOU'RE THE ONE THAT I WANT and later working with Broadway powerhouse talent in DISASTER! Game Master Kimberly leads us in a round of 'Loose Lyrics' where we celebrate 90s high school music, a round of 'High School Hop,' and then we play Lights of Broadway Show Card Poker (wanna play with your friends? The rules are on our website: broadwaysted.com). (more...)

BWW Interview: An Exclusive Q&A with A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS's Veronica Garza
by Kailey Hansen - Nov 15, 2016

What would Charlie Brown say to a cold Chicago winter? Probably, 'good grief!' (more...)

Mario Lopez to Host BE BEAUTIFUL BE YOURSELF Fashion Show in Denver
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2016

Decorated former NFL quarterback Peyton Manning is set to walk the runway at the 2016 Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show on Nov. 12 in Denver, the Global Down Syndrome Foundation announced today. Two-time Emmy Award winner and EXTRA host Mario Lopez will co-host the single largest fundraiser benefitting people with Down syndrome along with 9News Anchor Kim Christiansen. (more...)

BWW Review: ALADDIN DUAL LANGUAGE EDITION Brings the Audience to a Whole New World at Durango High School
by Teresa Rodrick - Mar 7, 2017

Aladdin, performed by Durango High School under direction from the theatre arts department head Tobias Torres, was shown this last weekend. I have been wondering about this particular production since it is the dual language version, how that would be accomplished in a similar time frame as a single language show. I rearranged my schedule so that I could make it on closing night since it was only a one week production. (more...)

BWW Interview: Peeling back Tentacles with THE LITTLE MERMAID's Jennifer Allen
by Kimberly Moy - Mar 6, 2017

This week Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID sails into the Dr. Phillips Center as The 5th Avenue Theatre, based out of Seattle, brings the show to life. I had a chance to chat with Jennifer Allen who plays the best Disney villain, Ursula. (more...)

Broadwaysted Celebrates CANDIDE with Jay Armstrong Johnson and Meghan Picerno
by Broadwaysted - Jan 7, 2017

In this SPECIAL Broadwaysted episode, we're celebrating the opening night of the New York City Opera's CANDIDE (directed by Hal Prince) with the brilliant leads, Broadway favorite Jay Armstrong Johnson and classical soprano Meghan Picerno! (more...)

Centaur Theatre Sets 20th Annual Wildside Theatre Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

For its 20th anniversary, Centaur Theatre's Wildside Festival, running from January 5 to 15, 2017, presents one of its most eclectic line-ups for the 'hottest two weeks in winter'! Seven stimulating shows packed with humanity, humour and music, explore themes of female, cultural, and sexual identity, family relationships, journalistic responsibility, the search for authenticity and marginalization.   (more...)

Broadwaysted Podcast Gets Drunk on Theatre Love at BroadwayCon
by Broadwaysted - Jan 31, 2017

On this special Broadwaysted episode, the crew is coming to you live from the heart of BroadwayCon 2017!  Kevin, Bryan, and Kimberly were on the floor at booth 330 of the Javits Center in NYC and had an incredible time meeting our #FansOfTheShow and hanging out with some old and new #FriendsOfTheShow!  (more...)

Broadwaysted Podcast Welcomes King of Theatrical Podcast Media, Patrick Hinds
by Broadwaysted - Jan 3, 2017

Happy New Year Broadwaysted fans! We're so excited to kick off the year with a podcast crossover explosion as we pour out Makers Mark and Ginger with Podcast Prince Patrick Hinds! Patrick spills about his three brilliant podcasts: the long-running Theater People, the official BroadwayCon Podcast, and the new documentary-style Broadway Backstory in partnership with TodayTix. We chat about eccentric infomercial people, Patrick joins Kevin's side in the ongoing conversation about AMERICAN PSYCHO, and Patrick talks about the time he interviewed Alice Ripley with a sock, #WhatHaveYouSeenThisWeek includes our Broadwaysted trip to Laguardia High School's LES MISERABLES (The School Version) with the best non-professional program bio ever as well as our fun time on the subway seeing IN TRANSIT. (more...)

BWW Blog: Knock That College Audition Out Of The Park!
by Christopher Castanho - Jan 26, 2017

Are you or your child auditioning for a college Musical Theatre program and have some questions? NEVER FEAR- It is I: Christopher, a current senior Musical Theatre student at Shenandoah Conservatory, here to help the college audition process go as smoothly as possible! (more...)

Broadwaysted Podcast Gets Magical with Tony-Winner James Monroe Iglehart
by Broadwaysted - Jan 24, 2017

This week on Broadwaysted we are so excited to welcome our first Tony winner (Tony, Tony, Tony, Tony...) the wonderful and talented James Monroe Iglehart! James takes us to a 'Whole New World' as we discuss his experiences in the long-running musical MEMPHIS and his magical time in Disney's ALADDIN--from finding his own take on an iconic character to his night at the Tony Awards. (more...)

Broadwaysted Podcast Welcomes Barricade Boy Chris McCarrell
by Broadwaysted - Jan 17, 2017

This week we're so excited there's no empty chairs at our table as we sit down with Broadway's Chris McCarrell! We pour out margaritas of sorts (margaritas with tequila and the vegetable juice Kevin brought) and discuss Chris's experience in LES MISERABLES on Broadway. (more...)

ATLien Daye Jack Announces Tour with K.Flay
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Today, Daye Jack is excited to announce a tour of the States with K.Flay and Paper Route, kicking off this February. See tour dates below! (more...)

Broadwaysted Podcast Welcomes the Cutest Cat on Broadway, Eloise Kropp
by Broadwaysted - Jan 10, 2017

This week Broadwaysted is thrilled for this purrrrrfect opportunity to welcome the oldest cat on Broadway, otherwise-ingenue Eloise Kropp! We pour out all sorts of spirits into fancy tin cups and Eloise shares her road to becoming (as Bryan calls her) Ja-nay-nay-dots and dancing in a (as Bryan calls it) 'one-i-tard' in the original revival cast of CATS! Eloise spills about how she's actually a dog person, her whirlwind experience in DAMES AT SEA on Broadway (those commercials!), and her odd job cold-calling people. (more...)

Daye Jack Announces Full Length Album
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Born in Nigeria, raised in the burbs of Atlanta, inspired by his old man and Steve Jobs to program computers, and downright deadly on the microphone, rapper, singer, and artist Daye Jack really made the most of his first 21 years. “I just want to do me and see what happens,” he affirms. (more...)

Broadwaysted Podcast Welcomes Lilli Cooper All the Way from a Pineapple Under the Sea
by Broadwaysted - Feb 28, 2017

This week the Broadwaysted Crew is so excited to sit down and pour out some laughs with Broadway's Lilli Cooper! We're mixing mezcal with club soda and lime while Lilli spills about her experience performing in THE WILDERNESS, her 'Bikini Bottom Days' in THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL, and her epic journey with WICKED- including the time she went on for Elphaba in the middle of the show! (more...)

BWW Interview: Playwright James Hindman of MULTIPLE FAMILY DWELLING at NJ Rep
by Marina Kennedy - Feb 24, 2017

The World Premiere of Multiple Family Dwelling will be produced by New Jersey Repertory Company (NJ Rep) from March 9th to April 9th. Written by James Hindman, and directed by Alan Souza, it stars Dana Brooke, Dustin Charles, Maria Couch and Jared Michael Delaney. (more...)

BWW Preview: TIME TO GET RAUNCHY WITH BELLE BARTH at Carrollwood Players Theater
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - Feb 22, 2017

On March 10 and 11, 2017, actress Sara DelBeato will transform into the 50s 'unkosher comedienne,' the Miami Beach-based trailblazer Belle Barth for Jimmy Ferraro's production of RAUNCY LITTLE MUSICAL - BELLE BARTH IS BACK at Carrollwood Players. (more...)

Broadwaysted Podcast Welcomes its Theatrical Soulmates from DRUNK SHAKESPEARE
by Broadwaysted - Feb 21, 2017

But soft, what light through yonder window breaks? Oh, it's just the Broadwaysted crew with members of the cast of DRUNK SHAKESPEARE! This week we're coming to you from The Lounge on West 43rd street directly after seeing our guests Michael Amendola, Mr. Josh Hyman, and the evening's drunk actor, Kelsey Lidsky in the hilarious DRUNK SHAKESPEARE! The cast shares how the show works, we discuss our favorite Shakespeare film adaptations, and then the cast shares some of the wildest moments interacting with audience members. (more...)

BWW Review: LA's NEXT GREAT STAGE STAR 2017 Presented by Princess Cruises a Tremendous Success
by Don Grigware - Feb 21, 2017

On Sunday, February 19 LA's Next Great Stage Star 2017 Presented by Princess Cruises came to an uber exciting conclusion at the Colony Theatre. After a very entertaining 90-minute program in which the 18 contestants gave 150% to their uptempo songs from Broadway shows, thirteen contestants were eliminated and the top five finalists selected during the first intermission. It was then decided, like the last two years from the consensus of the judges, to add a sixth contestant. Then each of the six proceeded to perform a second number after which the distinguished panel of 18 judges made the final decision during the second intermission. Musical director par excellence Richard Berent accompanied at the piano throughout the three hour show. (more...)

BWW Review: Mosaic Theatre's HOODED, OR BEING BLACK FOR DUMMIES a Compelling Journey of Identity
by Andrew White - Feb 2, 2017

Tearrance Arvelle Chisholm's new play Hooded, or Being Black for Dummies, receiving its world premiere with Mosaic Theatre Company, examines the dangers of identity, prejudice and identity politics from a variety of angles. This is an unforgettable, complex study in identity that for all of its tricks and turns is one of the more psychologically, spiritually rich plays you are likely to see on the stage. (more...)

BWW Interview: Nikka Graff Lanzarone on Debuting HERO WORSHIP at Feinstein's/54 Below and Performing SWEET CHARITY in the Aftermath of the Election
by Casey Mink - Feb 16, 2017

Audiences may know Nikka Graff Lanzarone from her role in the recent Off-Broadway production of SWEET CHARITY, or as the co-creator and host of the Broadway-centric podcast THE ENSEMBLIST, in which she and her co-host Mo Brady delve into each facet of creating a Broadway show with an emphasis on all those names that aren't above the title. Now, the multifaceted talent prepares to make her Feinstein's/54 Below debut on February 23, with a show she's co-created called HERO WORSHIP. Before descending to the sublevel venue, Lanzarone, billing the concert as an "eclectic whirl through the songs and performers who shaped [her] into the human she is," discussed with BroadwayWorld how she found her way into the show conceptually. She also shared details of what it was like to be a part of the feminist interpretation of SWEET CHARITY in the aftermath of the election, and how she hopes her podcast breaks down the stigma of ensemble work on Broadway. (more...)

Broadwaysted Podcast Welcomes Everyone's Favorite Turn of the Century Reporter, Kara Lindsay!
by Broadwaysted - Feb 14, 2017

Extra! Extra! Mix together alcohol, the Broadwaysted Crew, and NEWSIES and WICKED star Kara Lindsay and 'Watch What Happens!' This week we pour out red wine, tequila, and whiskey and Kara spills about her experiences in NEWSIES on Broadway and in the upcoming Fathom Events film! (more...)

BWW Interview: Vicky McClure Talks LINE OF DUTY, THIS IS ENGLAND and Stage Drama TOUCHED
by Marianka Swain - Feb 13, 2017

Actress Vicky McClure's projects include Shane Meadows' This Is England series, Line of Duty and Broadchurch. She's now taking on her first major stage role with Nottingham Playhouse's 40th anniversary production of Stephen Lowe's World War II drama Touched, centring on a family of working-class women during the 100 days between VE Day and VJ Day. It begins previews on 17 February. (more...)

Wounded Warrior Project Brings Veterans Together for Night of Gaming
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

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Gender-Blind Casting Announced for GROSS INDECENCY: THE THREE TRIALS OF OSCAR WILDE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Moises Kaufman's enduring drama of Oscar Wilde's three trials for homosexual behavior in late 19th Century England will be presented through a new lens with the casting of female actors in some of the roles traditionally played by men. Promethean's Artistic Director Brian Pastor, will who direct the production, made the announcement today. (more...)

Comedy Central Unveils Winter 2017 Programming Schedule
by TV News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

The #1 brand in comedy's winter schedule is filled with a farewell season, fan favorites returning with new episodes and lots of new series and specials from the hottest names in comedy. (more...)

Lazy Rich Wants to Knock You Out - New Single Out Now on Big & Dirty
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Swinging in with an absolute blinder of a new electro house track, 'Knock Me Out' sees English producer Lazy Rich cap off 2016 in huge style, and make a clear, concise and considerably filthy move into the much-welcomed New Year and beyond. (more...)

Centaur Theatre Sets 20th Annual Wildside Theatre Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

For its 20th anniversary, Centaur Theatre's Wildside Festival, running from January 5 to 15, 2017, presents one of its most eclectic line-ups for the 'hottest two weeks in winter'! Seven stimulating shows packed with humanity, humour and music, explore themes of female, cultural, and sexual identity, family relationships, journalistic responsibility, the search for authenticity and marginalization.   (more...)

The Broadwaysted Podcast Welcomes New York's Next Anthony, Matt Doyle!
by Broadwaysted - Dec 6, 2016

This week is an EPIC episode of Broadwaysted with the talented and incredible Matt Doyle! We pour out some whiskey and ginger-ale and chat about Matt's experience in WAR HORSE, our favorite Megamixes, and Matt's love of FLOYD COLLINS. In a full segment of #WhatHaveYouSeenThisWeek, we show some love for A BRONX TALE, SOMETHING ROTTEN, and the tour of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS (and GILMORE GIRLS). (more...)

Chris Young & Cassadee Pope React to Grammy Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Chris Young and Cassadee Pope are all smiles today as they received the news of their No. 1 hit, “Think of You,” being nominated for Best Country Duo/Group Performance at the upcoming 59th Annual GRAMMY® Awards (more...)

Broadwaysted Welcomes Annoying Actor Friend and Justin 'Squigs' Robertson for a 2016 Year in Review
by Broadwaysted - Dec 27, 2016

This week on Broadwaysted we are celebrating all things 2016 with an End of the Year Review and we're excited to welcome back #FriendsOfTheShow Justin 'Squigs' Robertson and Annoying Actor Friend Andrew Briedis! In the exciting conclusion to #Kev4Ham, Kevin talks about his experience seeing HAMILTON (Spoiler Alert: He Liked it) and then we discuss the many amazing incarnations of Sally Bowles.  (more...)

Celebrate the Holidays with Theatre's Booziest Podcast, Broadwaysted!
by Broadwaysted - Dec 22, 2016

We're breaking out the Mulled Cider and the Winter Sangria--okay, the full bar is out this week for a very special Holiday Episode recorded live at the Broadwaysted Holiday Party! Kimberly added 'Official Hostess' to her list of job titles this week as she opened her home to us and all of our #FriendsOfTheShow! We have a blast playing games and discussing favorite holiday memories with Lacretta, Max Crumm, Andrew Kober, Haley Podschun, Brendon Stimson, Robbie Rozelle, Squigs, Brian Charles Johnson, Stephany Mora, Emily Marshall, and #EnemyOfTheShow Jay Schmidt (who happens to live where we had the party #FianceOfTheGameMaster.) (more...)

The Broadwaysted Podcast Welcomes Broadway's Wine Princess, Patti Murin
by Broadwaysted - Dec 14, 2016

This week the Broadwaysted crew is so excited to 'Build a Snowman' (okay, record an episode) with Broadway sweetheart and talent powerhouse Patti Murin! We pour out Pearl Necklace Sauvignon Blanc and discuss Patti's two trips to see FALSETTOS and her three times seeing HAMILTON. (more...)

Chicago Children's Theatre's Anti-Bullying Musical THE HUNDRED DRESSES is Back
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

With the New Year comes the return of an all-time favorite, Chicago Children's Theatre's The Hundred Dresses, the smash hit musical about a young girl who struggles with bullying and learns what it takes to stand up to others - even when you're standing alone. (more...)

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