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KINKY BOOT's Jerry Mitchell Wins Best Choreography
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2013

Jerry Mitchell has won the 2013 Tony Award for Best Choreography for KINKY BOOTS. (more...)

Actress Kate Burton Receives 2013 Pell Lifetime Achievement Award Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2013

Trinity Repertory Company previously announced that celebrated stage and screen actor Kate Burton will be honored with the 2013 Pell Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Arts at the 17th annual Pell Awards to be held tonight, June 10, 2013 at Trinity Rep. The annual fundraising event will be co-chaired by Joe & Michele Madden and Elizabeth 'Beppie' Huidekoper. Mrs. Nuala Pell will serve as the event's honorary chair. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Matrix Theatre's WE ARE PROUD TO PRESENT..., Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2013

When a group of actors gathers to give a presentation on a distant genocide, they realize that summaries are not enough. In their attempt to delve into history, they struggle with stereotype, fear and their own personal histories, uncovering the potential for brutality in all of us. Joseph Stern and The Matrix Theatre Company present the West Coast premiere of a brave, chilling and very funny new work by Jackie Sibblies Drury. 'We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as South-West Africa, From the German Sudwestafrika, Between the Years 1884-1915' opens today, June 8. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, June 8 - KINKY BOOTS, BOOK OF MORMON and More Prep for the Tonys!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2013

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' round-up. Today's photos feature a Broadway illustrator and the casts of KINKY BOOTS, THE BOOK OF MORMON, THE FANTASTICKS, MOTOWN and more prepping for tomorrow night's Tony Awards ceremony, plus pics from MATILDA (here and in the UK), JERSEY BOYS, NICE WORK, ANN, THE NANCE, NEWSIES, TOP HAT in the West End, Paper Mill's THE LITTLE MERMAID, WEST SIDE STORY on tour, 42ND STREET at Pittsburgh CLO with Joey Fatone, and more! (more...)

Library Theatre Opens MANCHESTER SOUND: THE MASSACRE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2013

A number of Manchester's most exciting young actors are in the cast for the Library Theatre Company's much-anticipated third and final site-specific production, Manchester Sound: The Massacre, written by Polly Wiseman and directed by Paul Jepson, which runs at a secret city centre venue between tonight 8 June - Today 6 July. (more...)

Scoop: BLUE BLOODS on CBS - Today, June 7, 2013
by TV Scoop - Jun 7, 2013

Get all the scoop on BLUE BLOODS, airing on CBS today, June 7, 2013! (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the 2013 Tony Nominees- KINKY BOOTS' Harvey Fierstein on His 30 Years on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 7, 2013

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was thrilled to sit down and speak with nearly all of this year's Tony Award nominees at the official Tonys Meet & Greet on May 1, 2013, and we will be bringing you special coverage on all of them throughout the awards season. Today we bring you Harvey Fierstein, a nominee for Best Book of a Musical for Kinky Boots. Check out what he had to say below! (more...)

Scot Albertson to Host URGE TO CROON CD Release Concert at Symphony Space, 6/17
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2013

Scot Albertson (Vocalist - Performer - Producer - Recording Artist) - www.scotalbertson.com) announces his sixth CD release concert, set for Monday 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...)

Second Stage Uptown Extends THE TUTORS Through June 23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2013

Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director) extends the world premiere of The Tutors, written by Erica Lipez and directed byThomas Kail through June 23rd. The Tutors opened on Wednesday, June 5 and is presented at Second Stage Theatre's uptown home, the McGinn/Cazale Theatre on Broadway at 76th Street. Tickets are $30-$35 and can be purchased by calling the Second Stage Theatre Box Office at 212-246-4422 or online at www.2ST.com. (more...)

Showtime Picks Up NURSE JACKIE for Sixth Season
by TV News Desk - Jun 6, 2013

Today, Showtime announced that its critically-acclaimed comedy series Nurse Jackie has been renewed for a sixth season to premiere in 2014. (more...)

Jackie Ryan to Play Birdland, 7/2-4
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2013

Jazz vocal sensation Jackie Ryan will play a CD release show at Birdland, running July 2-4, 2013. (more...)

Harvey Fierstein to Write and Star in Untitled Play for 2014 Broadway Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2013

Harvey Fierstein has written Tony nominated musicals for the past two seasons, and according to an interview with the Observer, there is a play on the way for next spring. A still-untitled new play will come to Broadway in Spring 2014. He told the Observerer: 'I wrote the role for myself, but it's an ensemble piece, a cast of nine. I would like to play it, but I think I hurt A Catered Affair by being in it. I think I threw the balance off because I was the playwright-and I actually wrote that role for Joel Grey, too. It's an ensemble so the focus should not be on my character.' (more...)

BWW TV: Inside the 2013 Theatre World Awards with Ben Vereen, Tom Hanks & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 5, 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 highlights and interviews with the honorees below! (more...)

Pianist Conrad Tao to Perform in Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall, 10/24
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2013

Pianist Conrad Tao, the only classical musician on Forbes' 2011 '30 Under 30' list of people changing the world, will be presented in concert by the Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding on Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 8:00 p.m. at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall. (more...)

CHASING ICE Among Cinedigm's June Releases
by Movies News Desk - Jun 5, 2013

Cinedigm June releases include Oscar-Nominated documentary CHASING ICE, Alex Karpovsky's SUPPORTING CHARACTERS and other great titles perfect for summer! (more...)

Megan Hilty, Barry Manilow, 'Motown the Musical' & More to Perform on PBS's 'Capitol Fourth'
by TV News Desk - Jun 5, 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...)

INK MASTER to Return to Spike TV, 7/16
by TV News Desk - Jun 5, 2013

Spike returns with more skin in the game going into season three of its hit original series 'Ink Master,' which returns Tuesday, July 16 at 10 PM, ET/PT and will culminate with a LIVE finale in October. (more...)

Scot 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...)

Danny 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 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...)

BWW 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...)

Jackie 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 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.
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - 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 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/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!
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 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, 6/27
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. 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 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 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 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, 6/27-30
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 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, 6/27-30
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 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 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, 7/8-14
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!
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?
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, 6/17
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 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 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, 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...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Black Ensemble Theater's AIN'T NO CRYIN' THE BLUES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2013

Ain't No Crying the Blues (In The Memory of Howlin Wolf), written by Black Ensemble Theater Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor, is directed by Associate Director Rueben Echoles, with assistant director Associate Director Daryl Brooks and musical director Robert Reddrick. The show is currently running through August 11, 2013, at the Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center, 4450 N. Clark Street. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below! (more...)

Dan Harmon to Return as Showrunner for Fifth Season of NBC's COMMUNITY
by TV News Desk - Jun 10, 2013

Dan Harmon is returning as executive producer/showrunner for the NBC comedy 'Community.' Chris McKenna is also returning as executive producer. (more...)

Film Society of Lincoln Center Honors Jackie Chan Tonight
by Movies News Desk - Jun 10, 2013

The Film Society of Lincoln Center and New York Asian Film Festival present a rare series of appearances by international film icon, Jackie Chan tonight, June 10 and the 11th, followed by the largest retrospective of his films ever held in North America (June 23-27). (more...)

USA Network Announces Winners of 2013 CHARACTERS UNITE
by TV News Desk - Jun 10, 2013

As part of its award-winning “Characters Unite” public service campaign, to address social injustices and bridge cultural divides, USA Network, along with its distributors today announced the 2013 recipients of the Characters Unite Awards. (more...)

Stephen Wallem Replaces Alexander Gemignani in SHREK at the MUNY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2013

The Muny announced two principal casting changes for the 2013 season. Stephen Wallem will play the title role in Shrek, and Dee Hoty will play the Reverend Mother Mary Regina in Nunsense Muny Style! (more...)

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