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Now Playing Onstage in Cincinnati - Week of 2/09/2014
by BWW - Feb 9, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/09/2014 for Cincinnati (more...)

Carrie White, Author of Â"Upper Cut,Â" Set To Receive Writers In Treatment Award
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2014

Writers In Treatment will honor Carrie White, Hollywood hairdresser to the stars and the author of "Upper Cut,' with the 'Experience, Strength and Hope' Award on Thursday, February 13, 2014 at the Skirball Cultural Center. Ed Begley Jr. will host the event and actress Joanna Cassidy ("Body of Proof," "Six Feet Under") will present the award to Carrie White. The evening will also feature a hilarious performance by stand-up comedian Alonzo Bodden (winner of "Last Comic Standing," frequent guest on NPR's "Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me") as well as a special guest appearance by actress and recovery advocate Mackenzie Phillips. (more...)

VIDEO: ELLEN Plays 'Family Feud' with Guest Steve Harvey
by - Feb 7, 2014

When you have Steve Harvey on your show, the host of "Family Feud," it's hard to pass up the opportunity to play a round! Below, check out ELLEN's version of the long-running game show! (more...)

VIDEO: ELLEN Shares Big Update on American Idol Contestant Jessica Bassett
by TV News Desk - Feb 7, 2014

On today's show, Ellen gives viewers an update on what she has personally arranged to further the career of the young artist. (more...)

Michael J. Fox to Return to CBS's THE GOOD WIFE Following His Series Cancellation
by TV News Desk - Feb 7, 2014

Michael J Fox will reprise his role as attorney Louis Canning for a multi-episode story arc on CBS's THE GOOD WIFE. (more...)

Timberlake, Spears & More Tweet Farewells to JAY LENO
by TV News Desk - Feb 7, 2014

As TONIGHT SHOW Jay Leno bid an emotional farewell following 22 years as host of the iconic NBC late night talk show, celebrities took to Twitter to offer Jay their farewells and congratulations. (more...)

VIDEO: Channing Tatum Talks Oscars, Fatherhood & More on ELLEN
by TV News Desk - Feb 6, 2014

Channing Tatum stopped by ELLEN and talked about a recent trip to Africa. Then, from her sleeping habits to her taste in music, the new dad told Ellen about his daughter and parenthood. (more...)

VIDEO: SNL's Kate McKinnon Talks Justin Bieber Impersonation on ELLEN
by TV News Desk - Feb 6, 2014

SNL comic Kate McKinnon stopped by ELLEN to talk about her newest impersonation of pop star Justin Bieber. (more...)

Michael J. Fox Headed Back to CBS' THE GOOD WIFE
by TV News Desk - Feb 6, 2014

THE MICHAEL J. FOX SHOW, which was the second recent cancellation by NBC after the network nixed SEAN SAVES THE WORLD, had filmed a total of 22 episodes, though only 15 had aired. (more...)

VIDEO: 'Big Bang's Kunal Nayyar Talks Marriage Tips on ELLEN
by - Feb 5, 2014

'The Big Bang Theory's Kunal Nayyar stopped by today's ELLEN and opened up on his secret tips to a happy life with your spouse! Check out the appearance below. (more...)

VIDEO: ELLEN Challenges DWTS's Cheryl Burke to New Beats Music App Game
by - Feb 5, 2014

In honor of the cool new Beats Music app, Ellen played a new game with Dancing With the Stars pro Cheryl Burke to see if her audience could guess the song. (more...)

VIDEO: Sofia Vergara & ELLEN Share New CoverGirl Spot
by - Feb 4, 2014

Ellen and Vergara are both easy, breezy and beautiful, and they're both CoverGirls! The two were at it again for a new spot for the make-up giant (more...)

VIDEO: ELLEN Gives 'American Idol' Contestant Second Chance
by TV News Desk - Feb 4, 2014

Ellen was amazed by the brilliant performance of Jessica Bassett on the all-new season of AMERICAN IDOL and was shocked when she didn't make it through! (more...)

Animal Planet's PUPPY BOWL X Earns Record 13.5 Million Viewers
by TV News Desk - Feb 4, 2014

It was a Super Bowl Sunday blowout on many levels: the Seattle Seahawks crushed the Denver Broncos; and Animal Planet annihilated all its competition as PUPPY BOWL X took the ball and ran, scoring a whopping 13.5 million unique P2+ viewers throughout the 12-hour marathon - its largest audience ever! (more...)

Alessandra Meskita to Use Work of Javier Gomez in New York Fashion Week Show
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2014

This week, noted New York based photographer Javier Gomez is taking the art out of the frame. On Sunday, Feb. 9 at Mercedes New York Fashion Week, internationally renowned Brazilian designer Alessandra Meskita will be using Javier's work as a major inspiration for her collection as the major part of her show at Lincoln Center. (more...)

Diavolo Dance Theater to Fly Into Arts Center Melbourne, Feb 5-9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2014

Described as dancing daredevils, Diavolo Dance Theater fly into town for Arts Centre Melbourne's summer season from Wednesday 5 - Sunday 9 February in the State Theatre. (more...)

The Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center Presents BEYOND BOLLYWOOD, Opening 2/27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2014

In a first-of-its-kind exhibition at the Smithsonian, the Asian Pacific American Center will open “Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation,” detailing the history of Indian Americans and their contributions to the United States from the 1700s to the present. The 5,000-square-foot exhibition will open at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History Feb. 27. (more...)

Avid Promoter of the Arts and 'Second Lady' Joan Mondale Passes Away; President, First Lady Release Statement
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2014

Joan Mondale, who was an avid promoter of painting, sculpture and other fine arts, as well as the wife of former Vice President Walter F. Mondale, died today, February 3, 2014 in Minneapolis. She was 83. (more...)

Christine Dwyer, Jenni Barber, Justin Guarini & More to Join Cast of WICKED in February
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2014

WICKED will welcome new cast members to the Broadway blockbuster beginning Tuesday, February 25. CHRISTINE DWYER will assume the role of Elphaba, after recently performing the role on National Tour, and JENNI BARBER (The Nance, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee) will assume the role of Glinda. (more...)

Scoop: THE GOOD WIFE on CBS - Tonight, February 23, 2014
by TV Scoop - Feb 23, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE GOOD WIFE, airing on CBS tonight, February 23, 2014! (more...)

ONCE, EVITA, JERSEY BOYS & More Set for Lexus Broadway in Austin's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

Lexus Broadway in Austin at Texas Performing Arts has announced its 2014-2015 Season filled with three Austin premieres, new and award-winning titles and Broadway favorites. Season Subscribers enjoy the best seats in the house for Broadway hits all season long, plus the option to purchase tickets before the general public. Subscribers also receive great benefits including ticket exchange and replacement services, the opportunity to request a seating upgrade for the season ahead, and much more. The renewal deadline for current subscribers is Tuesday, March 25. (more...)

First Lady Michelle Obama Guests on JIMMY FALLON Tonight
by TV News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

Michelle Obama is set to guest on the debut week of NBC's 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'. The First Lady will make her appearance tonight, February 20. (more...)

BWW Reviews: BREATH AND IMAGINATION Enlightens at Cleveland Play House
by Roy Berko - Feb 20, 2014

Roland Hayes, Paul Robeson, Marian Anderson. While Robeson and Anderson are probably names that many Americans can identify, Hayes probably is not. (more...)

Max Von Essen, Katie Rose Clark, Mark Jacoby & More Set for York's TENDERLOIN as Part of Musicals In Mufti, 3/7-9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

The York Theatre Company concludes the Winter 2014 Musicals in Mufti Series Celebrating Sheldon Harnick with the 1960 musical, Tenderloin that has Book by George Abbott and Jerome Weidman, Music by Jerry Bock, and Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick. The creative team includes director Carl Andress with music direction by Christopher McGovern, and casting by Geoff Josselson. (more...)

Michelle Obama to Host White House Screening of THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, 2/24
by TV News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

The event, taking place in the Eisenhower Office Building's South Court Auditorium, will feature remarks from Obama, and will be livestreamed at (more...)

Gallery Henoch Now Represents Artist Daniel E. Greene
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

Gallery Henoch is pleased to welcome artist DANIEL E. GREENE, NA , PSA, AWS Daniel E. Greene (born in 1934) is considered one of America's leading painters who works in the media of pastel and oil paint. (more...)

Jason Aldean Tickets at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, PA: Ticket Down Slashes Prices on Tickets for Jason Aldean in Pittsburgh, PA at PNC Park
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ Ticket Down has reduced pricing on Jason Aldean Tickets at PNC Park in Pittsburgh on July 26, 2014. Country superstar Jason Aldean recently announced a partnership with Major League Baseball that will take him to some of the top ball parks in the sport this summer during his 'Burn it Down Tour.' Aldean and his opening acts of and Florida Georgia Line and Miranda Lambert will head to PNC Park in Pittsburgh. This talented performer is also performing at Nationals Park in Washington, DC and the Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati during the summer of 2014. (more...)

First Lady Michelle Obama Guests on JIMMY FALLON Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

Michelle Obama is set to guest on the debut week of NBC's 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'. The First Lady will make her appearance tonight, February 20. (more...)

XVII MIT Latin American Conference: Learn about the future of business and policy across the continent
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

Hear what Latin American business leaders have to say about these topics and more at the XVII Latin American Conference presented by MIT Sloan School of Management on March 8, 2014. The event will take place in the Stata Center, Building 32, on the MIT campus in Cambridge, MA. Industry experts, politicians, academics and students from across the globe are expected to attend to learn the latest developments on such issues as entrepreneurship, finance, sustainability, politics and private equity. (more...)

EVITA National Tour to Play TUTS, 5/6-18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony Award-winning musical returns at last! Eva Peron used her beauty and charisma to rise meteorically from the slums of Argentina to the presidential mansion as First Lady. Adored by her people as a champion for the poor, she became one of the most powerful women in the world - while her greed, outsized ambition and fragile health made her one of the most tragic. Evita tells Eva's passionate and unforgettable true story, and features some of theatre's most beautiful songs, including 'Don't Cry For Me Argentina,' 'Another Suitcase In Another Hall' and 'High Flying, Adored.' Don't miss the stunning new Broadway revival production of Evita, which runs at TUTS May 6 - 18. (more...)

Over 16,000 People Attend Opening Weekend of 1st International Contemporary Art Biennial in Cartagena
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

The 1st International Biennial of Contemporary Art of Cartagena de Indias opened last week to astounding success. With more than 16,000 people in attendance for the inaugural weekend, the crowds poured through the 15 venues of the Biennial, discovering not only the works of 120 artists from 45 countries, but also the city of Cartagena itself. (more...)

EVITA National Tour to Play Fox Theatre, 6/3-8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

Experience the passion and seduction in this elegant masterpiece, Tony Award-winning musical EVITA, presented as part of the Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta 2013/2014 season at the Fox Theatre. (more...)

Carol Douglas to Make Off-Broadway Debut in MY BIG GAY ITALIAN WEDDING, 2/22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2014

This Saturday, My Big Gay Italian Wedding will welcome another disco icon to officiate the wedding of 'Anthony' and 'Andrew.' Carol who has been performing for four decades in concert halls across the world, is super excited and nervous to be gracing the stage for the first time in her career. Her performance Saturday Night will be followed up with a live performance where she will be singing two of her biggest hits, 'Doctors Orders' and 'Midnight Love Affair.' (more...)

Video: Jimmy Fallon & Will Smith Break it Down on the Tonight Show
by TV News Desk - Feb 18, 2014

Jimmy's Tonight Show premiere will not be easily forgotten. The comedian kicked off his first Tonight Show Monday, marking, as Fallon himself said, 'a moment in TV history.' (more...)

RICHARD WESLEY'S PLAYBOOK Set for Crossroads Theatre Company, 3/2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2014

Legacy Month, a celebration of Crossroads Theatre Company's history and contributions to the American cultural landscape, will continue with Richard Wesley's Playbook, a celebration of the prolific playwright and screenwriter's work with performances, video and testimonials on Sunday, March 2. (more...)

Bayou City Concert Musicals to Honor Sylvia Froman, 3/29
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2014

Bayou City Concert Musicals will present the 2014 Kim Hupp Award to Houston Legend Sylvia Froman as part of its fundraising event, A Little Sondheim Music, at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, March 29, 2014, at the Cullen Performance Hall of The University of St. Thomas, 4001 Mt. Vernon. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Charlotte - Week of 2/16/2014
by BWW - Feb 16, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/16/2014 for Charlotte (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Cincinnati - Week of 2/16/2014
by BWW - Feb 16, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/16/2014 for Cincinnati (more...)

VIDEO: Kevin Costner Talks 'Bodyguard' Co-Star Whitney Houston on ELLEN
by TV News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

Kevin Costner stopped by this week's ELLEN and discussed the passing of the legendary singer Whitney Houston whom he co-starred with in the classic film 'The Bodyguard.' (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Cameron Diaz Plays 'Humdinger' on Today's ELLEN
by TV News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

Ellen loves the new Beats Music app, and her new sing-along game! Below, check out Cameron Diaz doing her best to hum the popular tunes on today's show! (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Young Piano Prodigy Returns on Today's ELLEN
by - Feb 13, 2014

Young piano prodigy Elias Phoenix made a huge splash on his first visit to ELLEN with his larger-than-life personality. On today's show, the seven-year-old returns (more...)

BWW Interview: Exclusive Scoop on The Public Theater's ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA with Charise Castro Smith
by Diana Heisroth - Feb 12, 2014

The Royal Shakespeare Company, Miami's Gablestage, and The Public Theater recently teamed up for a new production of Shakespeare's ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA. This unique company has been cast in both the U.S. and the U.K., and comprises five actors from each country to make up the cast of Shakespeare's historical play of love and politics. Director Tarell Alvin McCraney has decided to put a new spin on this classic play, and he has set it in the late 1700s against the backdrop of Saint-Domingue, on the eve of the Haitian Revolution against the French, bringing to light vivid historical parallels with the story of Antony and Cleopatra. This exciting new production has already had two successful runs in Stratford-upon-Avon and Miami, and will begin its final run in New York at The Public Theater on February 18. BroadwayWorld recently had the opportunity to chat with Charise Castro Smith, who plays Octavia and Iras in this production, about this international collaboration, director Tarell Alvin McCraney, and more. (more...)

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra to Perform A TRIBUTE TO ELLA FITZGERALD at Brooklyn Center, 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2014

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 2013-14 season with the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra's A Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald, featuring vocalist Deloris King Williams,on Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 3:00pm. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased by phone at 718-951-4500 (Tues-Sat, 1pm-6pm) or online at (more...)

VIDEO: Eva Mendes Addresses Pregnancy Rumors on ELLEN
by TV News Desk - Feb 12, 2014

Actress Eva Mendes stops by today's ELLEN and answers questions about recent rumors that she is pregnant. (more...)

Tickets to EVITA at Majestic Theatre On Sale 2/14
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

Experience the passion and seduction in this elegant masterpiece, Tony Award®-winning musical EVITA, opening at the Majestic Theatre for eight performances, April 29- May 4. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m., Friday, February 14. (more...)

ELLEN Delivers Best Ratings in Series History!
by TV News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

Celebrated day time talk show ELLEN has delivered its best rating in the history of the series, according to NSS, Galaxy Explorer. (more...)

VIDEO: Kevin Hart Competes for Giant Jenga Championship on ELLEN
by TV News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

Comedian Kevin Hart claims to be serious gamer, but did he come out on top in a competitive game of Jenga on today's ELLEN? (more...)

VIDEO: Bruno Mars Pranks Unsuspecting Nurse on ELLEN
by TV News Desk - Feb 10, 2014

For her classic hidden camera prank, ELLEN sent a nurse into Bruno Mars' dressing room for a medical session she'll never forget! Check out what happens on today's show below! (more...)

Timberlake, Seinfeld, Gaga Among First-Week Guest Line-Up on NBC's THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON
by TV News Desk - Feb 10, 2014

Jimmy Fallon brings the historic “Tonight Show” franchise back to New York City with a star-studded first week (February 17-21) of guests on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.” (more...)

VIDEO: Jessica Alba Gets 'Loopy' on Today's ELLEN
by TV News Desk - Feb 10, 2014

Actress Jessica Alba stops by today's ELLEN and tells the host about a party for her husband that wound up getting 'loopier' than planned. (more...)

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