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JULIAN PO with Chad Kimball Extends at NYMF Through 7/10JULIAN PO with Chad Kimball Extends at NYMF Through 7/10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2013

The New York Musical Theatre Festival and Retrop Productions have announced that JULIAN PO, the new musical with book and lyrics by Andrew Barrett and music by Ira Antelis, is the first show in the festival to be extended. Due to high demand for tickets, the five-performance run - scheduled between July 8 and 14, 2013 - now has an additional show added on Wednesday, July 10 at 5:00 PM. In addition, Sean Cullen ('Boardwalk Empire') and Issadora Tulalian (How the Grinch Stole Christmas at the Old Globe) have been added to the cast. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jackie Hoffman, Danny Burstein & More in Transport Group's ONCE UPON A MATTRESS BenefitPhoto Flash: Jackie Hoffman, Danny Burstein & More in Transport Group's ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2013

Transport Group, the Drama Desk, Outer Critics, and OBIE award-winning theatre company, just presented a one-night-only, all-star concert of the acclaimed 1959 Broadway classic musical Once Upon A Mattress at the The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre in The Pershing Square Signature Center. Leading the company were Jackie Hoffman as Princess Winnifred and John 'Lypsinka' Epperson as Queen Aggravain with Danny Burstein (Follies) as King Sextimus, Tony nominee John Cariani (Fiddler on the Roof) as The Jester, Jill Paice (Curtains) as Lady Larken, Drama Desk nominee Lewis Cleale (The Book of Mormon) as Sir Harry, OBIE winner Jonathan Hammond (The Boys in the Band) as The Wizard, Stanley Bahorek (Queen of the Mist) as The Minstrel, and Drama Desk nominee David Rossmer (Peter and the Starcatcher) as Prince Dauntless. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the special concert below! (more...)

Edie Falco Releases Statement on Death of Co-Star James GandolfiniEdie Falco Releases Statement on Death of Co-Star James Gandolfini
by TV News Desk - Jun 20, 2013

Edie Falco, who portrayed Carmela Soprano for six seasons opposite the late James Gandolfini on HBO's THE SOPRANOS, released a statement on the death of her beloved co-star. (more...)

Squeaky Bicycle's ALLIGATOR SUMMER Plays Abingdon, Now thru 7/7Squeaky Bicycle's ALLIGATOR SUMMER Plays Abingdon, Now thru 7/7
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2013

'Alligator Summer' by Dylan Lamb is an audacious farce in which two southern families have taken refuge in an attic, Anne Frank style, after an endless army of alligators have overrun their town. Subtitled 'A Southern Gothic Atrocity in Three Acts,' it is an absurd play that seriously confronts how we face our primal fears, address reality and communicate truthfully. Squeaky Bicycle Productions (www.squeakybicyleproductions.com), a young and hungry company dedicated to new works, will present the play tonight, June 20 to July 7 in the Dorothy Strelsin Theatre of Abingdon Theatre Arts Complex, 312 West 36th Street. Brandi Varnell directs. (more...)

Todd Alsup and Dina Fanai Guest Star at Speakeasy Moderne TonightTodd Alsup and Dina Fanai Guest Star at Speakeasy Moderne Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2013

Tonight, June 20 at 9pm, award-winning recording artist and songwriter Todd Alsup and Dina Fanai (Trans-Siberian Orchestra) will guest star at NYC's sexiest party Speakeasy Moderne, where the audience gets swept up in a world where singers enchant, flappers flirt and dancers dazzle... Playing STAGE 72 each month and hosted by 'Official Hank' Stampfl, it's an unforgettable evening featuring an intoxicating blend of Jazz Age Manhattan, vaudeville, cabaret and a touch of burlesque. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Jackie Hoffman Guests on Comedy Central's INSIDE AMY SCHUMERVIDEO: Sneak Peek - Jackie Hoffman Guests on Comedy Central's INSIDE AMY SCHUMER
by TV News Desk - Jun 20, 2013

Broadway vet Jackie Hoffman guests on the next episode of Comedy Central's INSIDE AMY SCHUMER. The all-new episode airs Tuesday, June 25 at 10:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Get a sneak peek below! (more...)

Jazzart Dance Theatre to Present AZISHE! at Artscape, 4-7 JulyJazzart Dance Theatre to Present AZISHE! at Artscape, 4-7 July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2013

Jazzart presents an explosive celebration of dance from across the country in Azishe! at Artscape Theatre from 4 to 7 July. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for June 19th, 2013'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for June 19th, 2013
by Paul W. Thompson - Jun 19, 2013

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. 'The Jungle Book' opens, Audra and Sondheim visit, Stephen Wallem's St. Louis 'Shrek,' Make Music Chicago, 'The Land Of Smiles,' the Auditorium's cabaret series, Idina in Aurora and more! (more...)

Todd Alsup, Dina Fanai to Guest Star at Speakeasy Moderne, TodayTodd Alsup, Dina Fanai to Guest Star at Speakeasy Moderne, Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2013

On Today, June 20 at 9pm, award-winning recording artist and songwriter Todd Alsup and Dian Fanai (Trans-Siberian Orchestra) will guest star at NYC's sexiest party Speakeasy Moderne, where the audience gets swept up in a world where singers enchant, flappers flirt and dancers dazzle. (more...)

The Rhythm Foundation to Presents Marisa Monte in Concert, 6/24The Rhythm Foundation to Presents Marisa Monte in Concert, 6/24
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2013

In the early 1980s when rock and roll exploded in Brazil, Marisa de Azevedo Monte wanted to be an opera singer. Through her studies, she found she loved Billie Holliday and Brazilian rock as much as Maria Callas. Upon arrival at age 19 in Rome to study opera, her musical influences came together and led her back to a greater appreciation of classic Brazilian music. (more...)

Official: Josh Gad & Santino Fontana to Join Idina Menzel & Kristen Bell in Disney's FROZENOfficial: Josh Gad & Santino Fontana to Join Idina Menzel & Kristen Bell in Disney's FROZEN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2013

Walt Disney Animation Studios (WDAS) has tapped a trio of talented actors to join the voice cast in 'Frozen.' Josh Gad ('The Internship,' 'Love & Other Drugs,' Broadway's 'The Book of Mormon') provides the voice of Olaf the snowman; Santino Fontana (Broadway's 'Cinderella,' 'Brighton Beach Memoirs,' 'Billy Elliot') lends his vocal talents as Hans; and Alan Tudyk ('42,' 'Wreck-It Ralph,' ABC's 'Suburgatory') joins the film as the voice of the Duke of Weselton. (more...)

The Academy Showcases Alfred Hitchcock with Double Feature TonightThe Academy Showcases Alfred Hitchcock with Double Feature Tonight
by Movies News Desk - Jun 18, 2013

As part a citywide celebration of Alfred Hitchcock films, the Academy will present "Blackmail Times Two!" a double feature of the silent and sound versions of "Blackmail" (1929), featuring live musical accompaniment, tonight, June 18. (more...)

Josh Gad, Santino Fontana Join Voice Cast of Disney's FROZENJosh Gad, Santino Fontana Join Voice Cast of Disney's FROZEN
by Movies News Desk - Jun 18, 2013

Josh Gad, Santino Fontana and Alan Tudyk have joined the voice cast of Disney Animation Studios upcoming film FROZEN. (more...)

American Blues Theater to Present HANK WILLIAMS: LOST HIGHWAY, 8/30-10/6American Blues Theater to Present HANK WILLIAMS: LOST HIGHWAY, 8/30-10/6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2013

Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside and American Blues Theater, Chicago's second oldest Equity ensemble, are proud to announce the first production in American Blues Theater's "Legends and Legacies" season, Hank Williams: Lost Highway, by Randal Myler and Mark Harelik, directed by Damon Kiely, music director Malcolm Ruhl and starring Matt Brumlow as "Hank Williams," August 30 - October 6, at the Greenhouse Theater Center's Downstage Mainstage Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. Tickets are $19 for previews, $29 Thursdays and Fridays and $39 Saturdays and Sundays and $49 for opening night. Previews are Friday, Aug. 30 and Saturday, Aug. 31 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Sept. 1 at 2:30 p.m. Press/opening night is Thursday, Sept. 5 at 7 p.m. The performance schedule is Thursday - Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. There are post-show discussions following Sunday performances beginning September 8. Single tickets go on sale July 24 at 773.404.7336 or americanbluestheater.com. (more...)

MOTOWN Cast, Megan Hilty, Barry Manilow, Darren Criss & More to Perform on PBS's 'Capitol Fourth'MOTOWN Cast, Megan Hilty, Barry Manilow, Darren Criss & More to Perform on PBS's 'Capitol Fourth'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2013

America's favorite host, two-time Emmy Award-winning television personality Tom Bergeron (DANCING WITH THE STARS) will return tothe West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol to host A CAPITOL FOURTH, starring music legend Barry Manilow, who is back by popular demand following his powerful debut performance on the show in 2009. (more...)

Spectrum to Launch RETES Series with Eleonor Sandresky and More, Beg. 7/7Spectrum to Launch RETES Series with Eleonor Sandresky and More, Beg. 7/7
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2013

Spectrum has announced Rétes, a new collaborative series on the first Sunday of each month at 7pm, beginning July 7th. Curated by composer and choreographic pianist, Eleonor Sandresky, the series will feature collaborations with fellow composer/performers. (more...)

Scot Albertson Hosts URGE TO CROON CD Release Concert at Symphony Space TonightScot Albertson Hosts URGE TO CROON CD Release Concert at Symphony Space Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2013

Scot Albertson (Vocalist - Performer - Producer - Recording Artist) - www.scotalbertson.com) announces his sixth CD release concert, set for tonight June 17, 2013 at 7:30p.m. at Symphony Space Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre, located at 2537 Broadway & West 95th Street, New York City, NY. (more...)

Il Volo Returns to the Fox Theatre with 'We Are Love Tour' September 5Il Volo Returns to the Fox Theatre with 'We Are Love Tour' September 5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2013

For the millions of U.S. fans who fell in love with the astonishing talent of Il Volo following their show stopping PBS Special Il Volo Takes Flight, or as special guests of Barbra Streisand's fall 2012 tour, the boys will return to North America for a series of 17 concerts, heading to the Fox Theatre on Thursday, September 5 at 7:30 p.m.; Il Volo made their Fox Theatre debut in 2011. (more...)

Danny Burstein, Jackie Hoffman and More Lead ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Benefit Concert TonightDanny Burstein, Jackie Hoffman and More Lead ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Benefit Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2013

Transport Group, the Drama Desk, Outer Critics, and OBIE award-winning theatre company, presents the one-night-only, all-star concert of the acclaimed 1959 Broadway classic musical Once Upon A Mattress tonight, June 17 at 7pmat the The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre in The Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 West 42nd Street. (more...)

NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS Will Feature Carolee Carmello, Telly Leung and More TonightNIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS Will Feature Carolee Carmello, Telly Leung and More Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2013

The third annual 'Night of A Thousand Judys' - presented by The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - has added Carolee Carmello(Tony Award nominee for Scandalous), Justin VivIan Bond (Tony Award nominated performance artist), Lea DeLaria (acclaimed comedian and jazz vocalist), Jaime Cepero ('Smash'), Telly Leung ('Glee,' Godspell), Scott Matthew (Shortbus), Natalie Joy Johnson (Silence!, Legally Blonde) and Nancy Anderson (Wonderful Town, A Class Act) to the lineup of talent for the show tonight, June 17. (more...)

Classic Stage Company's 2013-14 Season to Include Patinkin's LAST TWO PEOPLE ON EARTH, Sheik's A MAN'S A MAN & More!Classic Stage Company's 2013-14 Season to Include Patinkin's LAST TWO PEOPLE ON EARTH, Sheik's A MAN'S A MAN & More!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2013

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Executive Director Greg Reiner, today announced plans for its upcoming season. The esteemed off-Broadway company, which is wrapping up one of its most successful seasons ever, will kick off its 2013/2014 Season in September with the previously announced new production ofShakespeare's ROMEO & JULIET, featuring acclaimed rising film actress Elizabeth Olsen (Martha Marcy May Marlene) and Finn Wittrock, who won raves last season on Broadway in Death of a Salesman. ROMEO & JULIET will be directed by Tea Alagi? (Jackie). (more...)

Classic Stage Co. to Stage ROMEO & JULIET with Olsen & Wittrock, THE LAST TWO PEOPLE ON EARTH with Patinkin & More in 2013-14Classic Stage Co. to Stage ROMEO & JULIET with Olsen & Wittrock, THE LAST TWO PEOPLE ON EARTH with Patinkin & More in 2013-14
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2013

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Executive Director Greg Reiner, today announced plans for its upcoming season. The esteemed off-Broadway company, which is wrapping up one of its most successful seasons ever, will kick off its 2013/2014 Season in September with the previously announced new production of Shakespeare's ROMEO & JULIET, featuring acclaimed rising film actress Elizabeth Olsen (Martha Marcy May Marlene) andFinn Wittrock, who won raves last season on Broadway in Death of a Salesman. ROMEO & JULIET will be directed by Tea Alagi? (Jackie). (more...)

Scoop: THE NEIGHBORS on ABC - Wednesday, July 3, 2013Scoop: THE NEIGHBORS on ABC - Wednesday, July 3, 2013
by - Jun 17, 2013

Get all the scoop on THE NEIGHBORS, airing on ABC on Wednesday, July 3, 2013! (more...)

BWW TV: First Look at Highlights of Black Ensemble's HOWLIN WOLFBWW TV: First Look at Highlights of Black Ensemble's HOWLIN WOLF
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 17, 2013

Black Ensemble Theater announces In Memory of Howlin Wolf (Ain't No Crying the Blues), written by Black Ensemble Theater Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor, directed by Associate Director Rueben Echoles, and starring Rick Stone one of the stars of the classic movie Cooley High . In Memory of Howlin Wolf is presented at the new Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center, 4450 N. Clark Street in Chicago, through August 11, 2013. BroadwayWorld has a first look at highlights of the production below. (more...)

Mary Testa to Star in Asolo Rep's THE BRILLIANT DIVORCE, 6/26-7/14Mary Testa to Star in Asolo Rep's THE BRILLIANT DIVORCE, 6/26-7/14
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2013

Is laughter really the best medicine? The popular adage is put to the test in this hysterically funny, one-woman tour de force about picking up the pieces of a broken heart and beginning life again, My Brilliant Divorce. In its only second major American regional production, Asolo Rep's Producing Artistic Director Michael Donald Edwards directs celebrated Broadway star Mary Testa, a two-time Tony Award nominee, as Angela, the 40-something housewife blindsided by her philandering husband's desertion in Aron's engaging, mid-life crisis comedy. (more...)

Documentaries HERMAN'S HOUSE, BERT STERN and BIDDER 70 Coming to DVD This JulyDocumentaries HERMAN'S HOUSE, BERT STERN and BIDDER 70 Coming to DVD This July
by Movies News Desk - Jun 17, 2013

Three Powerful Documentaries are coming to DVD this July; HERMAN'S HOUSE, BERT STERN: Original Mad Man and BIDDER 70. (more...)

Jackie Hoffman & John Epperson Lead ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Benefit for Transport Group TonightJackie Hoffman & John Epperson Lead ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Benefit for Transport Group Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2013

Transport Group, the Drama Desk, Outer Critics' Circle, and OBIE award-winning theatre company, will present a one-night-only, all-star concert of the acclaimed 1959 classic Broadway musical Once Upon A Mattress tonight, June 17 at 7pm at the Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre in the Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 West 42 Street. (more...)

ARCADIA at American Conservatory Theater Extends Through TodayARCADIA at American Conservatory Theater Extends Through Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2013

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) Artistic Director Carey Perloff announced today that due to popular demand, A.C.T.'s 'dazzling' (Bay Area News Group) production of Tom Stoppard's masterwork, Arcadia, has extended through Today, June 16, 2013. The production was originally scheduled to close today, June 9. Tickets for all performances are on sale now and may be purchased online at www.act-sf.org or by calling 415.749.2228. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Characters' Psychology Intrigues DREAMGIRLS Star, Kelvin Roston, Jr.BWW Interviews: Characters' Psychology Intrigues DREAMGIRLS Star, Kelvin Roston, Jr.
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Jun 14, 2013

It is hard to connect the soft-spoken young actor with whom I am conversing to the soul-singing, hip-swinging rogue he is playing onstage at the Pickard Theatre. Indeed, the more we chat, the more Kelvin Roston, Jr., who plays James 'Thunder' Early in the Maine State Music Theatre hit production of Dreamgirls, seems to be full of surprises. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at IT'S JUST SEX at Actors Temple TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at IT'S JUST SEX at Actors Temple Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2013

After over two years of sold-out performances, as well as acclaim from critics and audiences alike, It's Just Sex, Los Angeles' longest-running, award-winning comedy about partner-swapping couples, will finally come to New York City. Written by Jeff Gould and directed by Rick Shaw, It's Just Sex began an open-ended Off-Broadway run June 4th at the Actors Temple Theatre (339 West 47th Street, between 8th & 9th Avenues). Opening Night is set for Tuesday June 25th. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Summer Stages: BWW's Top Summer Theatre Picks - Fort Myers/NaplesSummer Stages: BWW's Top Summer Theatre Picks - Fort Myers/Naples
by Chris Silk - Jun 14, 2013

Summer is just around the corner, and with its arrival comes a host of exciting entertainment options for the entire family. Here are our picks for the hottest performances that will hit the stages of northern New Jersey! (more...)

Arnold Schwarzenegger to Return for EXPENDABLES 3!Arnold Schwarzenegger to Return for EXPENDABLES 3!
by Movies News Desk - Jun 14, 2013

Comingsoon.net reports that Arnold Schwarzenegger, who recently revealed he is returning for Terminator 5, will star in a third installment of THE EXPENDABLES action franchise. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - Ginnifer Goodwin as Jackie Kennedy in Nat Geo's KILLING KENNEDYPhoto Flash: First Look - Ginnifer Goodwin as Jackie Kennedy in Nat Geo's KILLING KENNEDY
by TV News Desk - Jun 14, 2013

Below, get a first look of Ginnifer Goodwin as First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy on the set of National Geographic Channel's KILLING KENNEDY, which started production this week in Richmond, Va. Nat Geo will air the television event this November. (more...)

SOPRANOS Star Jason Cerbone to Lead Reading of Charles Messina's AN HONEST WOMAN, 6/27SOPRANOS Star Jason Cerbone to Lead Reading of Charles Messina's AN HONEST WOMAN, 6/27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2013

NahNotOutsideMyHouse! Productions Inc. in association with Stage 72 presents the world premiere reading of Charles Messina's new play 'An Honest Woman.' Leading the stellar cast in this invitation only reading is former Sopranos star Jason Cerbone, who played the role of Jackie April Jr. on the hit HBO Series. (more...)

Jordan Gelber and Jennifer Cody Star in Hangar Theatre's LAST OF THE RED HOT LOVERS, Beg. TonightJordan Gelber and Jennifer Cody Star in Hangar Theatre's LAST OF THE RED HOT LOVERS, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2013

Hangar Theatre kicks off its 2013 season tonight, June 13th with Neil Simon's irresistible comedy Last of the Red Hot Lovers, which runs through June 29. (more...)

Gary Jenkins All-Stars with Eddie Baccus Sr. to Perform at DC JAZZ FEST this WeekendGary Jenkins All-Stars with Eddie Baccus Sr. to Perform at DC JAZZ FEST this Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2013

Gary Jenkins All-Stars with Eddie Baccus Sr. will perform this weekend, June 14 and 15, at the DC JAZZ FEST. The groups will play both 8pm and 10pm sets at the Twins Jazz Club. (more...)

Team StarKid, Anthony Rapp, Amber Benson, and More to Appear at LeakyCon 2013Team StarKid, Anthony Rapp, Amber Benson, and More to Appear at LeakyCon 2013
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2013

LeakyCon, a convention that grew out of the worldwide Harry Potter fan community, will be held at the Oregon Convention Center June 27 through 30, 2013. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Chicago Playwright Brian Golden Stops at the Road to Discuss His COOPERSTOWNBWW Interviews: Chicago Playwright Brian Golden Stops at the Road to Discuss His COOPERSTOWN
by Don Grigware - Jun 12, 2013

Playwright Brian Golden, who is currently artistic director for Theatre Seven in Chicago, hails from Iowa. His latest play Cooperstown is being produced at The Road Theatre's second space at the NoHo Senior Arts Colony on Magnolia Blvd. In town for the weekend, Golden held three talk-back discussions after the Friday June 7, Saturday June 8 and Sunday June 9 performances. In our chat, he describes how the play got started and what it means to him. (more...)

Anthony Rapp, Amber Benson & More Set for LeakyCon 2013, 6/27-30Anthony Rapp, Amber Benson & More Set for LeakyCon 2013, 6/27-30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2013

LeakyCon, a convention that grew out of the worldwide Harry Potter fan community, will be held at the Oregon Convention Center June 27 through 30, 2013. (more...)

FEELING FIT Inspires Healthy LivingFEELING FIT Inspires Healthy Living
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2013

This new self-improvement guide offers tips and resources for enjoying a healthy lifestyle and inspires readers to live life to the fullest (more...)

Anthony Rapp, Team StarKid & More To Make Appearances at LEAKYCON, 6/27-30Anthony Rapp, Team StarKid & More To Make Appearances at LEAKYCON, 6/27-30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2013

LeakyCon, a convention that grew out of the worldwide Harry Potter fan community, will be held at the Oregon Convention Center June 27 through 30, 2013. (more...)

Jennifer Lawrence Among Winners of Spike TV's 2013 GUYS CHOICEJennifer Lawrence Among Winners of Spike TV's 2013 GUYS CHOICE
by TV News Desk - Jun 12, 2013

Spike TV's “Guys Choice,” the star-studded seventh annual tribute to the lords of guydom, took place Saturday night at the Sony Pictures Studios in Los Angeles with a cadre of unforgettable moments. (more...)

THE QUEEN OF VERSAILLES Premieres on CNBC TodayTHE QUEEN OF VERSAILLES Premieres on CNBC Today
by TV News Desk - Jun 12, 2013

'The Queen of Versailles' traces the lives of billionaires Jackie and David Siegel who have made their fortune from their Westgate Resorts time-share business in Florida. (more...)

Chad Kimball to Star in Retrop Productions' JULIAN PO at NYMF, 7/8-14Chad Kimball to Star in Retrop Productions' JULIAN PO at NYMF, 7/8-14
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2013

The New York Musical Theatre Festival and Retrop Productions will present JULIAN PO, a new musical with book and lyrics by Andrew Barrett and music by Ira Antelis, from July 8 to 14, 2013. JULIAN PO, which mixes comedy and drama, opens in New York after a critically-acclaimed, sold-out run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival where it was nominated for "Best Book of a Musical." JULIAN PO, based on the book La mort de monsieur Golouja by Branimir Š?epanovi? and the screenplay "Julian Po" by Alan Wade, features elements of pop, rock, country, bluegrass and gospel. JULIAN PO is an official selection of The New York Musical Theatre Festival's "2013 Next Link Project." The show is directed by Kirsten Sanderson with music direction by Mark Hartman. (more...)

Peter Cambor and More Join Commonwealth Shakespeare's TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA; Full Cast Announced!Peter Cambor and More Join Commonwealth Shakespeare's TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2013

One of Greater Boston's most beloved traditions, Commonwealth Shakespeare Company's 'Free Shakespeare On The Common' celebrates its 18th season with the comedy The Two Gentlemen of Verona. Inspired by Rat Pack-era Vegas, this production brings together the talents of CSC's Artistic Director Steve Maler, music director Colin Thurmond and choreographer Yo-el Cassel. Playing July 6 - 28, 2013, performances are free and open to the public. (more...)

Jackie Chan Penning Stage Musical of His Memoir I AM JACKIE CHAN?Jackie Chan Penning Stage Musical of His Memoir I AM JACKIE CHAN?
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2013

Jackie Chan told the press he is writing a stage adaptation of his memoir 'I Am Jackie Chan: My Life in Action', according to The Hollywood Reporter. (more...)

Tituss Burgess, Maude Maggart & More Join NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS, 6/17Tituss Burgess, Maude Maggart & More Join NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS, 6/17
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2013

The third annual "Night of A Thousand Judys" - presented by The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - has added Maude Maggart (Entertainment Weekly's "Must List"), Tituss Burgess ("30 Rock," Jersey Boys), Rachel Shukert (Starstruck), John Early ("30 Rock") and Becca Blackwell (Untitled Feminist Show) to the lineup of talent for the show on Monday, June 17. The Pride concert to benefit The Ali Forney Center will take place at Merkin Concert Hall at the Kaufman Center (129 West 67th Street in New York). "Night of A Thousand Judys" will honor the legendary singer and actress Judy Garland with special skits, tributes and songs from her storied career. There will be a pre-show VIP reception at 6:30 PM and the show at 8:00 PM. The show is written and hosted by Justin Sayre and Lance Horneserves as music director, with choreography by Jason Wise and costumes by Sean Barrett. (more...)

SALOON Opens Peninsula Players' 78th Summer Season TonightSALOON Opens Peninsula Players' 78th Summer Season Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2013

The 78th season of summer stock theater along the shores of Green Bay opens in Juen when the Peninsula Players raises the curtain on 'Saloon' by Terry Twyman. Summer stock theaters sprang up in the early decades of the 20th century in empty barns, old mills and haylofts across the country. They became venues for movie studio producers to scope out new talent. (more...)

Tony Nominee, Playwright and Actor David Rogers Passes Away at 85Tony Nominee, Playwright and Actor David Rogers Passes Away at 85
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2013

David Rogers, Broadway playwright who also wrote for television, opera and night clubs, and authored novels and short stories, died on Wednesday, June 5th in Westport, Conn. He was 85. (more...)

Usdan Center to Host Adult Summer Camp USDAN UNIVERSITY, TodayUsdan Center to Host Adult Summer Camp USDAN UNIVERSITY, Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2013

Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts (www.usdan.com), Long Island's premier arts camp, will present the 10th Anniversary edition of its unique and fun one-day arts camp experience for adults, Usdan University. The program takes place on Friday July 12, from 9 AM to 3 PM. on Usdan's 200-acre woodland campus at 185 Colonial Springs Road in Wheatley Heights (Huntington), New York 11798. (more...)

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