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New Book 'Diva Pearl the Pekingese: Life After Show Biz' is ReleasedNew Book 'Diva Pearl the Pekingese: Life After Show Biz' is Released
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2013

American's next top dog is a female Pekingese named Miss Pearl…and yes, bachelors, she's single and on the rise. Miss Pearl is a former show dog and cover girl. She has her own theme song and has just released her first book, 'Diva Pearl the Pekingese: Life After Show Biz.' (more...)

GLORY BOX PARADISE Set for fortyfivedownstairs, 7/10-8/11GLORY BOX PARADISE Set for fortyfivedownstairs, 7/10-8/11
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2013

The legendary, genre-busting, globally acclaimed seductive and subversive cult-hit Salon storms into Melbourne en-route to Buenos Aires via London and Hong Kong. Finucane & Smith's annual winter showcase of the best and the wildest - seductive spectacle, live art exotica, wild child circus and jaw-dropping cabaret - is in town for 5 weeks only and this year we are in PARADISE. (more...)

Jeffrey Seller to Direct Dallas Theater Center's FLY World Premiere; Cast & Creative Team Announced!Jeffrey Seller to Direct Dallas Theater Center's FLY World Premiere; Cast & Creative Team Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2013

Dallas Theater Center announced the complete cast and creative team for the world premiere of Fly, a new musical based on J.M. Barrie's novel, Peter Pan. Three-time Tony Award-winning producer Jeffrey Seller (Rent, Avenue Q, In the Heights) makes his directorial debut with this production. (more...)

THE QUEEN OF VERSAILLES to Premiere on CNBC 6/12THE QUEEN OF VERSAILLES to Premiere on CNBC 6/12
by TV News Desk - May 31, 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...)

Slots Still Open for Usdan Center's 2013 ProgramsSlots Still Open for Usdan Center's 2013 Programs
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2013

Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts, the nationally renowned summer arts day camp now entering its 46th season, has openings in some of the new programs being introduced this summer. Registration also continues for Usdan's new 3-week program that begins on July 22nd. (more...)

Theresa Rebeck, Ronan Noone, Jackie Reingold and More Attend Dorset's 2013 Writers RetreatTheresa Rebeck, Ronan Noone, Jackie Reingold and More Attend Dorset's 2013 Writers Retreat
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2013

The Dorset Theatre Festival has just completed its 6th Annual Writers Retreat hosted by Theresa Rebeck in collaboration with The Lark New Play Development Center. This year's writers in attendance were Theresa Rebeck (Seminar/Broadway, Smash/NBC), Ronan Noone (Lepers of Baile Baiste/Kennedy Center & Irish Rep), Jackie Reingold (In Treatment/HBO, String Fever/EST), Neena Beber (Misreadings/Humana), Suzanne Bradbeer(Shakespeare in Vegas/Dreamcatcher Rep), Marisa Smith (Saving Kitty/W.H.A.T.) and Eric Holmes. (more...)

ARCADIA at American Conservatory Theater Extends Through 6/16ARCADIA at American Conservatory Theater Extends Through 6/16
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 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 Sunday, June 16, 2013. The production was originally scheduled to close on Sunday, 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 Reviews: LET IT BE by Chad GayleBWW Reviews: LET IT BE by Chad Gayle
by Victoria Noe - May 29, 2013

Letting it be is something that does not come naturally for the characters in this book. More than one refuses to back down emotionally or physically. And that leads to a tragedy that no one could've foreseen: a tragedy that changes everyone forever. (more...)

Jordan Gelber and Jennifer Cody to Star in Hangar Theatre's LAST OF THE RED HOT LOVERS; Full Cast Announced!Jordan Gelber and Jennifer Cody to Star in Hangar Theatre's LAST OF THE RED HOT LOVERS; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2013

Hangar Theatre kicks off its 2013 season on June 13th with Neil Simon's irresistible comedy Last of the Red Hot Lovers, which runs through June 29. Featuring a stellar cast including three Broadway favorites, this seminal work will be directed by Hangar Associate Artistic Director Jesse Bush. Last of the Red Hot Lovers had its original Broadway run from 1969-1971 and received four Tony nominations, including for Best Play. The Hangar production features the talents of Jordan Gelber (Broadway's Avenue Q, All My Sons, Elf) as Barney Cashman, Jennifer Cody (Shrek, Urinetown) as Elaine Navazio, Leenya Rideout (Company, War Horse, Cabaret) as Jeannette Fisher, and Natalie Walker as Bobbi Michele. (more...)

Ben Vereen, Lea Salonga & More to Present at the Theatre World Awards, 6/3Ben Vereen, Lea Salonga & More to Present at the Theatre World Awards, 6/3
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2013

Theatre World Award Alumni Courtney B. Vance, Anika Noni Rose, Ben Vereen, Christine Lahti, Tony Sheldon, Lea Salonga, Isabel Keating, Phillip Boykin, Jessie Mueller, Jackie Hoffman, Wesley Taylor, Patricia Elliott, Meg Bussert, Crystal A. Dickinson, with special guest Nathan Lane, have been announced as presenters and performers at the 69th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony on Monday evening, June 3, 2013 beginning at 6:45 p.m. at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street), home of the current Broadway revival of Pippin. Mother and daughter, Rosemary Harris and Jennifer Ehle, both Theatre World Award Alumni, are 2013 Honorary Co-Chairs. (more...)

Tituss Burgess-Composed Gospel Album WELCOME to Debut 6/9Tituss Burgess-Composed Gospel Album WELCOME to Debut 6/9
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2013

Middle Collegiate Church and its new gospel album, Welcome, composed and produced by Broadway and television actor Tituss Burgess (JerseyBoys, The Little Mermaid, Guys and Dolls, 30 Rock) will launch on Sunday, June 9 at 6 PM. The album features an internationally renowned cast including Burgess, Alyson Palmer (of BETTY, whose music has been heard on The L-Word, Ugly Betty, and Weeds), and Broadway and television star Jenny Powers (Grease, Little Women, Nurse Jackie, Law and Order: Criminal Intent). (more...)

The Academy to Showcase Alfred Hitchcock with Double Feature, 6/18The Academy to Showcase Alfred Hitchcock with Double Feature, 6/18
by Movies News Desk - May 29, 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, on Tuesday, June 18. (more...)

Robert Cuccioli, Jackie Hoffman and More Take Part in Project Shaw's TOO TRUE TO BE GOOD, 6/24Robert Cuccioli, Jackie Hoffman and More Take Part in Project Shaw's TOO TRUE TO BE GOOD, 6/24
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2013

Gingold Theatrical Group's PROJECT SHAW presents Bernard Shaw's madcap comedy TOO TRUE TO BE GOOD at 7pm at The Players Club (16 Gramercy Park South) in Manhattan. David Staller produces and directs. (more...)

Classic Stage Company's THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE Will Feature Elizabeth A. Davis, Mary Testa and MoreClassic Stage Company's THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE Will Feature Elizabeth A. Davis, Mary Testa and More
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2013

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Executive Director Greg Reiner, will present a new production of Bertolt Brecht's THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE featuring Christopher Lloyd (Azdak), directed by Brian Kulick (who directed Brecht's Galileo last season), and featuring new music by Tony Award-winning singer/songwriter Duncan Sheik (Spring Awakening). THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE will begin performances Friday, May 3 at CSC (136 East 13th Street) for a limited engagement through Sunday, June 9. The official opening is Today, May 30. Tickets are now on sale. (more...)

SMOKE AND MIRRORS at The Road on Lankershim Extends Through 8/25SMOKE AND MIRRORS at The Road on Lankershim Extends Through 8/25
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2013

After more than eight months of playing to packed houses in Santa Monica and North Hollywood, Smoke and Mirrors - a heartfelt comedy-drama with mind-bending magic that has been named 'Critics Pick' in the Los Angeles Times - has extended its run again at The Road on Lankershim, 5108 Lankershim Blvd in NoHo. (more...)

Tom Weston's FEATHERED Wins 2013 National Indie Excellence AwardTom Weston's FEATHERED Wins 2013 National Indie Excellence Award
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2013

The O'Rourke sisters from California return in another adventure of the supernatural. This time, Alex and Jackie are in Ireland, and at the center of a mystery involving Fairies and Vikings. The famous Book of Kells is missing and all of Ireland is searching for it. The sisters don't have to search, they know where it is; it's in Alex's bed. These things tend to happen when you mess with the legendary Tuatha Dé Danann. (more...)

PBS to Premiere MY MUSIC: BURT BACHARACH'S BEST, 6/1PBS to Premiere MY MUSIC: BURT BACHARACH'S BEST, 6/1
by TV News Desk - May 28, 2013

Hosted by Robert Wagner, this first-time ever archival PBS special includes all the original artists performing Bacharach's hits with rare footage and clips from the 1960s -1980s. MY MUSIC: BURT BACHARACH'S BEST premieres on PBS stations beginning June 1, 2013 (check local listings). (more...)

Soho Rep Extends WE ARE PROUD… thru Dec 16; Tickets on Sale for LIFE AND TIMES; 'WALT DISNEY' to Run 4/30-5/26Soho Rep Extends WE ARE PROUD… thru Dec 16; Tickets on Sale for LIFE AND TIMES; 'WALT DISNEY' to Run 4/30-5/26
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2013

Soho Rep has again extended the New York premiere of Jackie Sibblies Drury's We Are Proud to Present a Presentation …, directed by Eric Ting, this time to December 16. Tickets to the American premiere of Nature Theater of Oklahoma's epic serial Life and Times: Episodes 1-4-a Soho Rep production presented by The Public Theater as a special engagement of the Under the Radar Festival 2013-are now on sale. And Soho Rep announces the production that will conclude its 2012-13 season: the world premiere of Lucas Hnath's A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney, directed by Soho Rep Artistic Director Sarah Benson (April 30 - May 26, 2013). (more...)

Larry Pine to Lead A PUBLIC READING OF AN UNPRODUCED SCREENPLAY ABOUT THE DEATH OF WALT DISNEY at Soho Rep, 4/30-5/26Larry Pine to Lead A PUBLIC READING OF AN UNPRODUCED SCREENPLAY ABOUT THE DEATH OF WALT DISNEY at Soho Rep, 4/30-5/26
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2013

Soho Rep has announced that the celebrated stage and screen actor Larry Pine will star in the world premiere production of Lucas Hnath's adrenaline-charged odyssey A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney. Directed by Soho Rep Artistic Director Sarah Benson, Pine will play the title character - the man who forever changed the American Dream. Hnath's fictional play centers around the reading of a screenplay Walt Disney has written about his last days on earth. The script is about a city he is going to build that is going to change the world; about his brother; about everyone who loves Disney and how sad they are going to be when he is gone. (more...)

Amanda Quaid, Frank Wood and More Join Larry Pine in Lucas Hnath's Disney Play at Soho Rep; Full Cast Announced!Amanda Quaid, Frank Wood and More Join Larry Pine in Lucas Hnath's Disney Play at Soho Rep; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2013

Soho Rep has announced casting and an official opening date for the world premiere of Lucas Hnath's play A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney. (more...)

Maryland Ensemble Theatre Presents DAYTONA MCKANE AND  THE QUEST FOR THE GOLDEN MOLE, Opening TodayMaryland Ensemble Theatre Presents DAYTONA MCKANE AND THE QUEST FOR THE GOLDEN MOLE, Opening Today
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2013

Maryland Ensemble Theatre's (MET) family theatre, The Fun Company, is proud to present the World Premiere of Daytona McKane and the Quest for the Golden Mole, a fun adventure story perfect for kids age six and up. (more...)

Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami to Host THE BEST OF CLASSICAL REPERTOIRE Gala, TodayCuban Classical Ballet of Miami to Host THE BEST OF CLASSICAL REPERTOIRE Gala, Today
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2013

Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami and Artistic Director, Pedro Pablo Peña, present 'The Best of the Classical Repertoire Gala' today, May 25, 2013 at the Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater. (more...)

THE ROOFTOP Named as New York Asian Film Festival Closing Night SelectionTHE ROOFTOP Named as New York Asian Film Festival Closing Night Selection
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2013

The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Subway Cinema in association with Japan Society has announced today that Jay Chou's THE ROOFTOP has been selected as the Closing Night presentation of the 2013 New York Asian Film Festival. Also announced were 22 additional titles, including several notable premieres, highly anticipated titles and salutes to Hong Kong Cinema, Taiwan Pulp and the Well Go USA distribution company. The 12th edition of The New York Asian Film Festival will take placeJune 28 – July 15, with screenings at The Film Society of Lincoln Center (June 28 – July 11), Japan Society (July 11 – 14) and Asia Society (July 15). (more...)

Scoop: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST on THE CW - Today, May 23, 2013Scoop: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST on THE CW - Today, May 23, 2013
by TV Scoop - May 23, 2013

Get all the scoop on BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, airing on THE CW today, May 23, 2013! (more...)

Marisa Monte Concert Special to Air on South Florida's WPBT2, 6/3Marisa Monte Concert Special to Air on South Florida's WPBT2, 6/3
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2013

WPBT2 and the Rhythm Foundation proudly announce this special broadcast of a spectacular Brazilian star. Marisa Monte, a native of Rio de Janeiro, is a unique artist who combines the aura of a pop star, the elegance of a jazz diva and the roots of a samba muse. (more...)

Former WWE Diva Amy Weber Lands Second Billboard HitFormer WWE Diva Amy Weber Lands Second Billboard Hit
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2013

Former World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) 'Smackdown' star Amy Weber keeps dancing forward with her music career by charting #5 on Billboard's Breakout Dance Hits and Billboard's Top 40 Dance Charts with her song 'Dance of Life'. (more...)

Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami to Host THE BEST OF CLASSICAL REPERTOIRE Gala, 5/25Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami to Host THE BEST OF CLASSICAL REPERTOIRE Gala, 5/25
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2013

Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami and Artistic Director, Pedro Pablo Peña, present 'The Best of the Classical Repertoire Gala' on Saturday, May 25, 2013 at the Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater. (more...)

Seth MacFarlane & Mark Wahlberg Among Spike TV's GUYS CHOICE 2013 AttendeesSeth MacFarlane & Mark Wahlberg Among Spike TV's GUYS CHOICE 2013 Attendees
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2013

Spike TV's “Guys Choice” (#GuysChoice) to feature an all-star roster of presenters and attendees asSeth MacFarlane, Mark Wahlberg, Vin Diesel, The Dude himself, Academy Award-winner Jeff Bridges, Jason Sudeikis, Andrew Luck, Questlove, Jackie Chan, Chrissy Teigen, Katherine Webb, Comedy Central's “Workaholics” Anders Holm, Blake Anderson and Adam DeVine, and Spike TV's “Bar Rescue” Jon Taffer have been added to this year's line-up. (more...)

Scoop: THE VIEW on ABC - Week of May 27, 2013Scoop: THE VIEW on ABC - Week of May 27, 2013
by TV Scoop - May 23, 2013

Get all the scoop on THE VIEW, airing on ABC for the week of May 27, 2013! (more...)

Scoop: THE CHEW on ABC - Week of May 27, 2013Scoop: THE CHEW on ABC - Week of May 27, 2013
by TV Scoop - May 23, 2013

Get all the scoop on THE CHEW, airing on ABC for the week of May 27, 2013! (more...)

Photo Flash: Frank Wildhorn, Capathia Jenkins and More Perform in FRANK & FRIENDS at BirdlandPhoto Flash: Frank Wildhorn, Capathia Jenkins and More Perform in FRANK & FRIENDS at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2013

This past Monday, Frank's pals included Las Vegas and supperclub headliner Clint Holmes and Broadway mainstay Capathia Jenkins. (Holmes has recently been traveling the country singing Wildhorn's songs and praises, and Jenkins made her Broadway debut in the composer's production of The Civil War before starring in Caroline, Or Change and Newsies.) (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the 2013 Theatre World Awards!Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the 2013 Theatre World Awards!
by Walter McBride - Jun 4, 2013

Theatre World Award Alumni Courtney B. Vance, Anika Noni Rose, Ben Vereen, Christine Lahti, Tony Sheldon, Lea Salonga, Isabel Keating, Phillip Boykin, Jessie Mueller, Jackie Hoffman, Wesley Taylor, Patricia Elliott, Meg Bussert, Crystal A. Dickinson, with special guest Nathan Lane, all took part in the 69th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony last night, June 3, 2013 at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street), home of the current Broadway revival of Pippin. BroadwayWorld was there for the celebration and you can check out photos from the arrivals below! (more...)

Jeff Blumenktrantz & Brett Ryback to Star in Second Stage Uptown's MURDER FOR TWO, Begin. 7/10Jeff Blumenktrantz & Brett Ryback to Star in Second Stage Uptown's MURDER FOR TWO, Begin. 7/10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2013

JEFF BLUMENKRANTZ and BRETT RYBACK to Co-Star in Second Stage Uptown's MURDER FOR TWO (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: Theatre World Awards  Highlight - Shalita Grant & Jackie HoffmanFREEZE FRAME: Theatre World Awards Highlight - Shalita Grant & Jackie Hoffman
by Walter McBride - Jun 4, 2013

Theatre World Award Alumni Courtney B. Vance, Anika Noni Rose, Ben Vereen, Christine Lahti, Tony Sheldon, Lea Salonga, Isabel Keating, Phillip Boykin, Jessie Mueller, Jackie Hoffman, Wesley Taylor, Patricia Elliott, Meg Bussert, Crystal A. Dickinson, with special guest Nathan Lane, all took part in the 69th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony last night, June 3, 2013 at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street), home of the current Broadway revival of Pippin. BroadwayWorld was there for the celebration and you can check out a highlight from the ceremony below featuring presenter Jackie Hoffman and honoree Shalita Grant! (more...)

Bravo's REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NJ Delivers Big Ratings; Watch Sneak Peek of Next EpisodeBravo's REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NJ Delivers Big Ratings; Watch Sneak Peek of Next Episode
by TV News Desk - Jun 4, 2013

Bravo Media's Sunday premiere night started off with 'The Real Housewives of New Jersey,' which garnered 2.84 million total viewers and 1.65 million A18-49 (more...)

Photo Coverage: Ben Vereen, Phillip Boykin & More Perform at the Theatre World AwardsPhoto Coverage: Ben Vereen, Phillip Boykin & More Perform at the Theatre World Awards
by Walter McBride - Jun 4, 2013

Theatre World Award Alumni Courtney B. Vance, Anika Noni Rose, Ben Vereen, Christine Lahti, Tony Sheldon, Lea Salonga, Isabel Keating, Phillip Boykin, Jessie Mueller, Jackie Hoffman, Wesley Taylor, Patricia Elliott, Meg Bussert, Crystal A. Dickinson, with special guest Nathan Lane, all took part in the 69th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony last night, June 3, 2013 at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street), home of the current Broadway revival of Pippin. BroadwayWorld was there for the celebration and you can check out photos from inside the ceremony below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside the 69th Annual Theatre World Awards- Part 1Photo Coverage: Inside the 69th Annual Theatre World Awards- Part 1
by Walter McBride - Jun 4, 2013

Theatre World Award Alumni Courtney B. Vance, Anika Noni Rose, Ben Vereen, Christine Lahti, Tony Sheldon, Lea Salonga, Isabel Keating, Phillip Boykin, Jessie Mueller, Jackie Hoffman, Wesley Taylor, Patricia Elliott, Meg Bussert, Crystal A. Dickinson, with special guestNathan Lane, all took part in the 69th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony last night, June 3, 2013 at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street), home of the current Broadway revival of Pippin. BroadwayWorld was there for the celebration and you can check out photos from Part 1 of the ceremony below! Check back later for Part 2! (more...)

Metropolitan Opera Recital Schedule at SummerStageMetropolitan Opera Recital Schedule at SummerStage
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2013

The Metropolitan Opera and SummerStage continue their long-time collaboration to present some of The Met's finest young singers in showcase recitals taking place across New York City. (more...)

First Listen: Pet Shop Boys' New Single 'Vocal'First Listen: Pet Shop Boys' New Single 'Vocal'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2013

Pet Shop Boys have made the brand new track 'Vocal' available to download from today. The song is taken from the forthcoming Stuart Price produced album 'Electric', which is released on July 16 through Pet Shop Boys' own x2 Recordings (via Kobalt Label Services). (more...)

Usdan Center to Host Adult Summer Camp USDAN UNIVERSITY, 6/12Usdan Center to Host Adult Summer Camp USDAN UNIVERSITY, 6/12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 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...)

Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer Signs New Long-Term AgreementLionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer Signs New Long-Term Agreement
by Movies News Desk - Jun 3, 2013

Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) Chief Executive Officer Jon Feltheimer has signed a new long-term agreement with the Company extending his tenure until May 2018, effective immediately, Lionsgate announced today. (more...)

Marisa Monte Concert Special Airs on South Florida's WPBT2 TodayMarisa Monte Concert Special Airs on South Florida's WPBT2 Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2013

WPBT2 and the Rhythm Foundation proudly announce this special broadcast of a spectacular Brazilian star. Marisa Monte, a native of Rio de Janeiro, is a unique artist who combines the aura of a pop star, the elegance of a jazz diva and the roots of a samba muse. (more...)

Todd Alsup and Dina Fanai to Guest Star at Speakeasy Moderne, 6/20Todd Alsup and Dina Fanai to Guest Star at Speakeasy Moderne, 6/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2013

On Thursday, 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...)

Bertie Carvel, Rob McClure & More to Be Honored at the 2013 Theatre World Awards Tonight!Bertie Carvel, Rob McClure & More to Be Honored at the 2013 Theatre World Awards Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2013

Theatre World Award Alumni Courtney B. Vance, Anika Noni Rose, Ben Vereen, Christine Lahti, Tony Sheldon, Lea Salonga, Isabel Keating, Phillip Boykin, Jessie Mueller, Jackie Hoffman, Wesley Taylor, Patricia Elliott, Meg Bussert, Crystal A. Dickinson, with special guest Nathan Lane, have been announced as presenters and performers at the 69th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony on Monday evening, June 3, 2013 beginning at 6:45 p.m. at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street), home of the current Broadway revival of Pippin. Mother and daughter, Rosemary Harris and Jennifer Ehle, both Theatre World Award Alumni, are 2013 Honorary Co-Chairs. (more...)

Todd Alsup, Dina Fanai to Guest Star at Speakeasy Moderne, 6/20Todd Alsup, Dina Fanai to Guest Star at Speakeasy Moderne, 6/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2013

On Thursday, 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...)

IT'S JUST SEX to Begin Open-Ended Off-Broadway Run Tomorrow at Actors Temple TheatreIT'S JUST SEX to Begin Open-Ended Off-Broadway Run Tomorrow at Actors Temple Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 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 will begin 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. (more...)

Classic Stage Company's THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE Will Feature Elizabeth A. Davis, Mary Testa and MoreClassic Stage Company's THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE Will Feature Elizabeth A. Davis, Mary Testa and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2013

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Executive Director Greg Reiner, will present a new production of Bertolt Brecht's THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE featuring Christopher Lloyd (Azdak), directed by Brian Kulick (who directed Brecht's Galileo last season), and featuring new music by Tony Award-winning singer/songwriter Duncan Sheik (Spring Awakening). THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE will begin performances Friday, May 3 at CSC (136 East 13th Street) for a limited engagement through Sunday, June 9. The official opening is Thursday, May 30. Tickets are now on sale. (more...)

Photo Coverage: FOR THE RECORD: ZEMECKIS Celebrates Opening at Rockwell Table & StagePhoto Coverage: FOR THE RECORD: ZEMECKIS Celebrates Opening at Rockwell Table & Stage
by Lily Lim - Jun 2, 2013

This summer's most spectacular Hollywood blockbuster will not be found in the movie theater this year but rather at Rockwell: Table & Stage with For The Record: Zemeckis. Over the past two years the 'For The Record' series has brought the movies to life as never seen before in a stunning 360-degree live theatrical concert experience. For The Record: Zemeckis officially opened Friday, May 31, 2013. Weekly performances are Thursday -Sunday at 8:30PM and will run through Saturday, July 20. BroadwayWorld was there for the opening on Friday and brings you pictures from the party below! (more...)

Black Ensemble Theater's AIN'T NO CRYING THE BLUES Begins TonightBlack Ensemble Theater's AIN'T NO CRYING THE BLUES Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2013

Black Ensemble Theater announces Ain't No Crying the Blues (In The Memory of Howlin Wolf), 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. Ain't No Crying the Blues will be presented at the new Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center, 4450 N. Clark Street in Chicago, tonight, June 1 - August 11, 2013. The official press opening is scheduled for Sunday, June 9, 2013 at 3:00PM. (more...)

PBS Premieres MY MUSIC: BURT BACHARACH'S BEST TonightPBS Premieres MY MUSIC: BURT BACHARACH'S BEST Tonight
by TV News Desk - Jun 1, 2013

Hosted by Robert Wagner, this first-time ever archival PBS special includes all the original artists performing Bacharach's hits with rare footage and clips from the 1960s -1980s. MY MUSIC: BURT BACHARACH'S BEST premieres on PBS stations beginning tonight,June 1, 2013 (check local listings). (more...)

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