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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...)

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...)

Jackie Hoffman & John Epperson Set to Lead ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Benefit for Transport Group, 6/17Jackie Hoffman & John Epperson Set to Lead ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Benefit for Transport Group, 6/17
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2013

Transport Group, the Drama Desk, Outer Critics' Circle, and OBIE award-winning theatre company, has announced that it will present a one-night-only, all-star concert of the acclaimed 1959 classic Broadway musical Once Upon A Mattress on Monday, June 17 at 7pm at the Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre in the Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 West 42 Street. Jackie Hoffman will star as Princess Winnifred with John 'Lypsinka' Epperson as The Queen Aggravain, and the evening will be directed by five-time Drama Desk nominee, Jack Cummings III. Composer Mary Rodgers will take part in a post-show discussion with the audience. Further casting will be announced at a later date. The benefit concert for Transport Group is co-produced by John Epperson. (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...)

ABC Studios Announce New 2013-2014 Series OrdersABC Studios Announce New 2013-2014 Series Orders
by TV News Desk - May 21, 2013

ABC Studios had another banner development year with nine new shows ordered to series. New dramas "Betrayal," "Killer Women," "Lucky 7," "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.," "Once Upon a Time in Wonderland," "Resurrection," along with new comedies "Trophy Wife" and "Mixology," were picked up at ABC. New drama "Intelligence" was ordered at CBS. ABC Studios had the most drama orders of any studio. (more...)

Black Ensemble Theater to Kick Off Inaugural International Theater Festival, 6/23Black Ensemble Theater to Kick Off Inaugural International Theater Festival, 6/23
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2013

Black Ensemble Theater (BE) is proud to announce the first annual International Theater Festival, June 23-August 2013. The Festival, at the Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center, 4450 N. Clark Street, will use various cultural arts to explore the global impact of racism and how its ramifications across the globe relate to the fight at home. (more...)

SAFEhouse to Kick Off SPF6, Aug 14SAFEhouse to Kick Off SPF6, Aug 14
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2013

SAFEhouse, a non-profit organization working to incubate new performing artists through residencies, workshops, and performance opportunities, is proud to announce its sixth annual Summer Performance Festival, SPF6, featuring eight emerging dance artists. SPF6 runs from Wednesday, August 14 to Sunday, August 18, 2013 at ODC Theater in San Francisco. (more...)

FOR THE RECORD: ZEMECKIS Begins 5/23 in LAFOR THE RECORD: ZEMECKIS Begins 5/23 in LA
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2013

This summer's most spectacular Hollywood blockbuster will not be found in the movie theater this year but rather at Rockwell: Table & Stage beginning May 23 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 begins previews Thursday, May 23 and officially opens Friday, May 31, 2013. Weekly performances are Thursday -Sunday at 8:30PM and will run through Saturday, July 20. Tickets range from $40 Reserved / $20 General Partial View, for ticket information please call (323) 661-6163 (ext 20) or visit www.rockwell-la.com. (more...)

VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE; NATASHA, PIERRE, & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 Win Big at Off Broadway Alliance AwardsVANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE; NATASHA, PIERRE, & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 Win Big at Off Broadway Alliance Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2013

The Off Broadway Alliance, the organization of Off Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents and marketing professionals, today announced the winners of the 3rd Annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards, honoring commercial and not-for-profit Off Broadway productions that opened during the 2012-2013 season. (more...)

Freshman Series MARRIED TO MEDICINE Delivers 1.8 million Total ViewersFreshman Series MARRIED TO MEDICINE Delivers 1.8 million Total Viewers
by TV News Desk - May 21, 2013

Season one of Bravo Media's 'Married to Medicine' delivered over 1 million A18-49 and 1.8 million total viewers, making it the network's highest-rated non-franchise/non-spin-off freshman series since “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy” (Summer 2003- Spring 2004) among all key demos. (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre's Eric Ting Wins 2013 Obie Award for WE ARE PROUD TO PRESENT A PRESENTATION...Long Wharf Theatre's Eric Ting Wins 2013 Obie Award for WE ARE PROUD TO PRESENT A PRESENTATION...
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2013

Long Wharf Theatre Associate Artistic Director Eric Ting won an Obie Award last night for his direction of We Are Proud To Present A Presentation ... by Jackie Sibblies Drury at Soho Rep in New York. (more...)

Squeaky Bicycle's ALLIGATOR SUMMER to Play Abingdon, 6/20-7/7Squeaky Bicycle's ALLIGATOR SUMMER to Play Abingdon, 6/20-7/7
by BWW News Desk - May 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 June 20 to July 7 in the Dorothy Strelsin Theatre of Abingdon Theatre Arts Complex, 312 West 36th Street. Brandi Varnell directs. (more...)

Pittsburgh CLO Opens 42ND STREET, 5/31Pittsburgh CLO Opens 42ND STREET, 5/31
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2013

Audiences will be left tapping their toes all summer long with Pittsburgh CLO's production of 42nd Street, May 31-June 9 at the Benedum Center. The production will feature *N SYNC legend, Joey Fatone, musical theater veteran Patrick Ryan Sullivan, and an incredible supporting cast including Pittsburgh CLO veterans. (more...)

'The Travel Mamas' Guide' Helps Parents Travel with Children'The Travel Mamas' Guide' Helps Parents Travel with Children
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2013

“The Travel Mamas' Guide” is for anyone who wants to see the world, experience new cultures, and maybe even indulge in a spa treatment or margarita (or two!) while traveling with children. To commemorate the book's launch, one lucky visitor to TravelMamas.com will win a copy of the guide plus a $250 Residence Inn by Marriott gift card. (more...)

The Hartt School Welcomes Javon Jackson as Associate Professor of JazzThe Hartt School Welcomes Javon Jackson as Associate Professor of Jazz
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2013

The Hartt School will welcome acclaimed tenor saxophonist Javon Jackson as Associate Professor of Jazz and Chair of the Jackie McLean Institute of Jazz. Jackson, who's appointment begins in August, will serve as the educational and administrative leader for the Jackie McLean Institute of Jazz, and will teach, work with ensembles, assist in recruitment and development efforts, and represent the Institute and The Hartt School both internally and externally. (more...)

NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS Will Feature Carolee Carmello, Telly Leung and More, 6/17NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS Will Feature Carolee Carmello, Telly Leung and More, 6/17
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 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 on Monday, June 17. (more...)

Herman's Hermits, Starring Peter Noone, and Ides of March Set for Paramount Theatre TonightHerman's Hermits, Starring Peter Noone, and Ides of March Set for Paramount Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2013

At age 15, Peter Noone reached international fame as 'Herman,' lead singer of the legendary '60s pop band Herman's Hermits. Beloved by screaming teens thanks to Noone's good looks and big hits like I'm Into Something Good and Mrs. Brown, You've Got a Lovely Daughter, Herman's Hermits were dubbed 'the original British Invasion band' and went on to sell more than 60 million recordings, racking up seven gold albums along the way. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Hole in the Wall Theatre's HOUSE OF A YES is a Definite MaybeBWW Reviews: Hole in the Wall Theatre's HOUSE OF A YES is a Definite Maybe
by Jacques Lamarre - May 18, 2013

Dark and twisted, Hole in the Wall's HOUSE OF YES is Jackie O No! (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the 2013 Tony Nominees- KINKY BOOT's Annaleigh Ashford on Her Tonys Powerball Win!BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the 2013 Tony Nominees- KINKY BOOT's Annaleigh Ashford on Her Tonys Powerball Win!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 18, 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 Annaleigh Ashford, a nominee for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical for Kinky Boots. Check out what she had to say below! (more...)

Scoop: BLUE BLOODS on CBS - Today, May 17, 2013Scoop: BLUE BLOODS on CBS - Today, May 17, 2013
by TV Scoop - May 17, 2013

Get all the scoop on BLUE BLOODS, airing on CBS today, May 17, 2013! (more...)

Woolly Mammoth Announces Addition of Associate Artistic DirectorWoolly Mammoth Announces Addition of Associate Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2013

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company has announced the promotion of Miriam Weisfeld from Director of Artistic Development to Associate Artistic Director, an evolution reflective of Woolly's ongoing effort to unify its literary and production activities. In her new role-a position instituted only a few times in Woolly's 34-year history-Weisfeld will continue to manage Woolly's artistic programming from commissions and season selection to implementation, and now also provide oversight of casting, Connectivity, and other initiatives. (more...)

Minnetonka Theatre's 9 TO 5 Opens 7/19Minnetonka Theatre's 9 TO 5 Opens 7/19
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2013

Tickets are now on sale for Minnetonka Theatre's summer production of 9 to 5 - The Musical, presented on the Arts Center on 7 Main Stage July 19- August 3. Based on the hit 20th Century Fox Picture, the story follows three female coworkers as they join forces in the late '70s to get even with their "sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot" boss after he pushes them past their limits. (more...)

Hank Stampfl to Release New Single 'Gonna Get Better' at May 30 SPEAKEASY MODERNEHank Stampfl to Release New Single 'Gonna Get Better' at May 30 SPEAKEASY MODERNE
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2013

On Thursday, May 30 at 9pm at NYC's sexiest party Speakeasy Moderne, the show's host and producer "Official Hank" Stampfl will release his newly remixed single by DJ Mark Picchiotti (Kylie Minogue) titled "Gonna Get Better." Hank is also the owner of Feel Good Music Inc. and each month at Stage 72, Speakeasy Moderne offers an unforgettable evening featuring an intoxicating blend of Jazz Age Manhattan, vaudeville, cabaret and a touch of burlesque. (more...)

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