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NBC & Sprinkles Cupcakes to Celebrate Launch of New Comedy 1600 PENNNBC & Sprinkles Cupcakes to Celebrate Launch of New Comedy 1600 PENN
by TV News Desk - Jan 9, 2013

NBC is partnering with national cupcake bakery Sprinkles to celebrate the launch of the network's newest comedy 1600 PENN. (more...)

BREAKING: Beyonce, Clarkson, Taylor to Perform at 57th PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURATIONBREAKING: Beyonce, Clarkson, Taylor to Perform at 57th PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURATION
by TV News Desk - Jan 9, 2013

ETonline reports that Beyonce, James Taylor and Kelly Clarkson are set to perform at the January 21st 57th PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURATION. (more...)

Beyonce, Clarkson, Taylor to Perform at 57th PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURATIONBeyonce, Clarkson, Taylor to Perform at 57th PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURATION
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2013

ETonline reports that Beyonce, James Taylor and Kelly Clarkson are set to perform at the January 21st 57th PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURATION. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Brian d'Arcy James Sings LES MISERABLES' 'Bring Him Home'STAGE TUBE: Brian d'Arcy James Sings LES MISERABLES' 'Bring Him Home'
by Stage Tube - Jan 8, 2013

Brian d'Arcy James sang "Bring Him Home" from Les Miserables at the Passionists' 160th Anniversary Celebration. (more...)

The Editors Of ESSENCE Release A Salute to Michelle ObamaThe Editors Of ESSENCE Release A Salute to Michelle Obama
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2013

All eyes have been on First Lady Michelle Obama since her husband, President Barack Obama , kicked off his first historic presidential campaign in 2008. Over the years, we have watched her become a style icon and one of the most photographed women in the world. Now, just as Inauguration Day approaches, the editors of ESSENCE have recaptured her earlier moments with a special commemorative book, A Salute to Michelle Obama (Time Inc. Home Entertainment, Inc.) that illuminates her current role as First Lady today and charts one of the most incredible personal journeys in American history. The book also features an introduction by ESSENCE Editor-in-chief Constance C.R. White , as well as moving tributes from prolific author Dr. Maya Angelou , life coach Iyanla Vanzant and 'First Grandmother' Marian Robinson. (more...)

Keiko Matsui Comes to Live at The RRazz, Now thru 2/2Keiko Matsui Comes to Live at The RRazz, Now thru 2/2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2013

Live at The RRazz, San Francisco's premier nightclub, presents the return of internationally-acclaimed Smooth Jazz / New Age Keiko Matsui from tonight, January 30 to February 2. Her most recent CD releases include The Road..., which debuted at #2 on Billboard's Contemporary Jazz chart, and Altair & Vega, recorded with Bob James. (more...)

Hillary Clinton to Write New MemoirHillary Clinton to Write New Memoir
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2013

At a 'Global Townterview' this morning, Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton confirmed that she plans to write a new memoir, Buzzfeed reports. She isn't too set on the details, though. (more...)

Mindless Behavior to Release New Album This MarchMindless Behavior to Release New Album This March
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2013

Teen Pop/R&B quartet Mindless Behavior announce their triumphant return with the release of their eagerly anticipated sophomore album All Around The World on March 12th via Streamline/Conjunction/Interscope Records. Beginning February 12th, fans will be able to pre-order the album online and will receive the track "All Around The World" as a bonus. (more...)

NY Couture Fashion Week to Debut 'Broadway Night' with Charity Performances, 2/16NY Couture Fashion Week to Debut 'Broadway Night' with Charity Performances, 2/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2013

Theater and fashion will share the spotlight for a special one-night only Broadway-themed fashion collection at this season's New York Couture Fashion Week. The collection will take place on Saturday, February 16, 2013 at The New Yorker Hotel in Manhattan. (more...)

2013 Helen Hayes Awards Nominations Announced Today2013 Helen Hayes Awards Nominations Announced Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2013

theatreWashington will announce the 29th Helen Hayes Awards nominees today, January 28th, 2013 in the National Theatre's Helen Hayes Gallery. This year, for the first time, theatre lovers in Washington and around the world can watch the nomination announcements live via webcast. Rebecca Sheir of WAMU's Metro Connection and WTOP's Bob Madigan will host. (more...)

EVITA Fails to Recoup Investment on BroadwayEVITA Fails to Recoup Investment on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2013

Evita concluded its Broadway run on Saturday night, January 26, and according to Bloomberg.com the show failed to recoup its initial investment. The production, which cost $9.6 million would have had to run for 63 weeks to break even- instead it closed after 46 weeks. (more...)

2013 Helen Hayes Award Nominations Announced!2013 Helen Hayes Award Nominations Announced!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 28, 2013

theatreWashington just announced the 29th Helen Hayes Awards nominees today, January 28th, 2013 in The National Theatre's Helen Hayes Gallery. This year, for the first time, theatre lovers in Washington and around the world were able to watch the nomination announcements live via webcast at theatrewashington.org, Facebook, or on the Livestream. Rebecca Sheir of WAMU's Metro Connection and WTOP's Bob Madigan hosted. Scroll below for the full list of the 2013 nominees! (more...)

PBS Announces Black History Month Special ProgrammingPBS Announces Black History Month Special Programming
by TV News Desk - Jan 28, 2013

In celebration of Black History Month and as part of its year-round commitment to diverse programming, PBS today announced an on-air lineup commemorating the contributions of African Americans in music, dance, television and civil rights, providing an in-depth look at key figures and events that shaped black - and American - history. (more...)

Obama and Hilary Clinton Appear in First Joint Interview on CBS's 60 MINUTES TonightObama and Hilary Clinton Appear in First Joint Interview on CBS's 60 MINUTES Tonight
by TV News Desk - Jan 27, 2013

President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will appear in their first joint interview when they speak to Steve Kroft for a 60 MINUTES interview to be broadcast tonight, Jan. 27 (7:00-8:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

BWW Flashback: EVITA Dances Final Tango on BroadwayBWW Flashback: EVITA Dances Final Tango on Broadway
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 26, 2013

A few months ago, producers Hal Luftig and Scott Sanders announced that Grammy Award-winning international pop icon Ricky Martin as Che, Olivier Award-winning Argentinean actress Elena Roger as Eva Perón and Tony Award-winner Michael Cerveris as Juan Perón would play their final performance on Saturday, January 26, 2013. At that time, it was announced as well that the should would be announcing new stars and the production would be continuing its run. Later, they have revealed that the show will play its final performance on Saturday, January 26, tonight, after 26 previews and 337 regular performances. (more...)

Metropolitan Playhouse Presents 8 New Works and More in Founders Festival, 1/14-27Metropolitan Playhouse Presents 8 New Works and More in Founders Festival, 1/14-27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2013

Metropolitan Playhouse, Obie Award winner for exploring American culture through theater, hosts The Founder's Festival, the theater's eighth annual Living Literature Festival of performances inspired by the lives and works of the individuals who helped to shape America. The Festival is a collection of eight new works by artists and companies from near and far taking their inspiration from the Founding Father's public and private lives. Each new work is presented four times over the festival. (Project descriptions and schedule follow.) Several evenings will be complemented by readings of salient documents. (more...)

American Repertory Theater to Hold its Third Annual Valentine's Gala, 2/11American Repertory Theater to Hold its Third Annual Valentine's Gala, 2/11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2013

The American Repertory Theater announced today further details for the A.R.T.'s third annual Valentine's Gala to be held at The Hotel Revere, 200 Stuart Street, Boston. (more...)

Obama and Hilary Clinton to Appear in First Joint Interview on CBS's 60 MINUTES, 1/27Obama and Hilary Clinton to Appear in First Joint Interview on CBS's 60 MINUTES, 1/27
by TV News Desk - Jan 25, 2013

President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will appear in their first joint interview when they speak to Steve Kroft for a 60 MINUTES interview to be broadcast Sunday, Jan. 27 (7:00-8:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

Bay Area Cabaret to Welcome Elaine Paige, 3/1Bay Area Cabaret to Welcome Elaine Paige, 3/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2013

Bay Area Cabaret presents the Bay Area concert debut of Britain's dazzling Elaine Paige. (more...)

Orff's Carmina Burana Hits the Peristyle Stage February 8 and 9, 2013, featuring the Toledo Symphony & Massive ChorusOrff's Carmina Burana Hits the Peristyle Stage February 8 and 9, 2013, featuring the Toledo Symphony & Massive Chorus
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2013

O fortuna! Carmina burana remains of the the most popular works of classical music ever written. On February 8 & 9 at the Peristyle, the Toledo Symphony is joined by large choruses and acclaimed soloists Philip Cutlip, Joshua Stewart, and Kathryn Lewek. (more...)

Daily Deal 1/23/13: Tracy ReeseDaily Deal 1/23/13: Tracy Reese
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2013

One of the First Lady's favorite designers, Tracy Reese, is being featured at Gilt.com. Tracey Reese is perfect for the modern woman. When Reese debut her collection in 1998, she showcased ultra-feminine pieces layered with intelligent nostalgia, charm and luxury - a distinctive look that the designer has since become known for. (more...)

Fashion Photo of the Day 1/22/13 - Michelle ObamaFashion Photo of the Day 1/22/13 - Michelle Obama
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2013

First Lady Michelle Obama finished off the Inaugural Weekend festivities attending two balls last night in a custom gown by the designer she catapulted to fame four years ago: Jason Wu. The designer responded last night on Twitter with: '#Inshock!!!' (more...)

J.Crew to Retire Malia's Coat and Michelle Obama's BeltJ.Crew to Retire Malia's Coat and Michelle Obama's Belt
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2013

Jenna Lyons appeared on the Today Show this morning along with Thom Browne and Jason Wu, to discuss the First Lady's fashions for the weekend of inaugural festivities. Lyons told Matt Lauer that 'the lady day coat that Malia was wearing has been in our line for years, and we'll continue that, but we'll retire the color[...] just out of respect for the first family.' (more...)

Quotables from LATE NIGHT WITH JIMMY FALLON , Week of 1/14Quotables from LATE NIGHT WITH JIMMY FALLON , Week of 1/14
by TV News Desk - Jan 22, 2013

Below, check out quotables from NBC's LATE NIGHT WITH Jimmy Fallon JANUARY 14 - 18. (more...)

First Lady Wears Reed KrakoffFirst Lady Wears Reed Krakoff
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2013

The inauguration festivities are in full swing in Washington D.C. and everyone has been waiting and guessing as to what the First Lady, Michelle Obama, will wear to the ball tonight. Will she wear a long gown? Short? Which of the 15-plus American designer's creation will she choose? (more...)

Fashion Photo of the Day 1/21/13 - Michelle ObamaFashion Photo of the Day 1/21/13 - Michelle Obama
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2013

First Lady Michelle Obama arrived in style at the church services and swearing-in ceremony at the Capitol. The First Lady wore a Thom Browne ensemble with J. Crew shoes, and Malia wore a J. Crew outfit and Sasha wore a Kate Spade coat and dress, according to a White House official. (more...)

VIDEO: President Obama and First Lady Dance to Jennifer Hudson Singing 'Let's Stay Together'VIDEO: President Obama and First Lady Dance to Jennifer Hudson Singing 'Let's Stay Together'
by TV News Desk - Jan 21, 2013

President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama took to the dance floor at the Commander In Chief's Ball tonight, January 21, 2013, to Jennifer Hudson singing Al Green's 'Let's Stay Together.' Watch their special moment below! (more...)

Autumn Stephens Goes to White House with FEISTY FIRST LADIESAutumn Stephens Goes to White House with FEISTY FIRST LADIES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2013

Move over Michelle Obama, Mary Todd Lincoln's back. If you thought you were a fashionista, you've got nothing on Mary Lincoln, who was quite a clothes horse herself, and perhaps the first shopaholic in the White House. As Autumn Stephens says, 'Today, maniacal Mary Lincoln would be the self-dramatizing star of some Beltway twelve-step program, or popping Prozac like miniature petit fours, or holding an Oprah audience in thrall with tales of how an ungrateful nation did her wrong.' (more...)

VIDEO: Josh Gad Chats 1600 PENN With Kathy Lee & HodaVIDEO: Josh Gad Chats 1600 PENN With Kathy Lee & Hoda
by TV News Desk - Jan 18, 2013

Josh Gad, star of the NBC comedy 1600 PENN, stopped by the Today show this morning to chat with hosts Kathy Lee and Hoda about his character on the show, the First Son 'Skip.' Check out the appearance below! (more...)

Clint Black, Capitol Steps, PIRATES OF PENZANCE & Loretta Swit Added to Poway Center's 2012-13 SeasonClint Black, Capitol Steps, PIRATES OF PENZANCE & Loretta Swit Added to Poway Center's 2012-13 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2013

Michael Rennie, Executive Director of the Poway Center for the Performing Arts Foundation has announced four new shows to be added to the 2012/2013 Professional Performance Season. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Tonight's Episode of NBC's 1600 PENNVIDEO: Sneak Peek - Tonight's Episode of NBC's 1600 PENN
by - Jan 17, 2013

In tonight's episode of NBC's 1600 PENN, 'So You Don't Want to Dance,' in an attempt to rally votes for new educational reforms, President Gilchrist (Bill Pullman) and First Lady Emily (Jenna Elfman) hold an extravagant gala to gain the support of the unlikable Senator Thoroughgood (guest star Stacy Keach), who attends with his wife Bunny (guest star Constance Towers). (more...)

Chicago Music Legend Ella Jenkins to be Honored by Chicago Metro AEYCChicago Music Legend Ella Jenkins to be Honored by Chicago Metro AEYC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2013

Chicago music legend and First Lady of Children's Music Ella Jenkins will receive the Lifetime Achievement Opening Minds Award at a private reception in Chicago on January 23rd for her contributions to and advocacy in music education for children. The Award will be bestowed by Chicago Metropolitan Association for the Education of Young Children (Chicago Metro AEYC), a leader in early care and education services for young children ages birth through age eight and coincides with the opening of its annual Opening Minds Conference attended by 5,000 educators and early care professionals. (more...)

Scoop: 1600 PENN on NBC - Today, January 17, 2013Scoop: 1600 PENN on NBC - Today, January 17, 2013
by TV Scoop - Jan 17, 2013

Get all the scoop on 1600 PENN, airing on NBC today, January 17, 2013! (more...)

Scoop: 1600 PENN on ABC FAMILY - Thursday, January 17, 2013Scoop: 1600 PENN on ABC FAMILY - Thursday, January 17, 2013
by - Jan 17, 2013

Get all the scoop on 1600 PENN, airing on ABC FAMILY on Thursday, January 17, 2013! (more...)

Scoop: GOOD MORNING AMERICA on ABC - Week of January 21, 2013Scoop: GOOD MORNING AMERICA on ABC - Week of January 21, 2013
by TV Scoop - Jan 17, 2013

Get all the scoop on GOOD MORNING AMERICA, airing on ABC Week of January 21, 2013! (more...)

David Koteles' MY FIRST LADY to Make World Premiere at Metropolitan Playhouse, 1/14-17David Koteles' MY FIRST LADY to Make World Premiere at Metropolitan Playhouse, 1/14-17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2013

The Metropolitan Playhouse and JAJ Production present the World Premiere of David Koteles' My First Lady, directed by Jason Jacobs as part of the Metropolitan Playhouse Founder's Festival (running January 14- 27) The Playhouse is located at 220 East 4th Street. (more...)

2013 Helen Hayes Awards Nominations to Be Announced 1/282013 Helen Hayes Awards Nominations to Be Announced 1/28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2013

theatreWashington will announce the 29th Helen Hayes Awards nominees on Monday, January 28th, 2013 in the National Theatre's Helen Hayes Gallery. This year, for the first time, theatre lovers in Washington and around the world can watch the nomination announcements live via webcast. Rebecca Sheir of WAMU's Metro Connection and WTOP's Bob Madigan will host. (more...)

R&B Quartet MINDLESS BEHAVIOR to Release New Album 'All Around the World', 3/12R&B Quartet MINDLESS BEHAVIOR to Release New Album 'All Around the World', 3/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2013

Teen Pop/R&B quartet MINDLESS BEHAVIOR announce their triumphant return with the release of their eagerly anticipated sophomore album All Around The World on March 12th via Streamline/Conjunction/Interscope Records. (more...)

Keiko Matsui Comes to Live at The RRazz, 1/30-2/2Keiko Matsui Comes to Live at The RRazz, 1/30-2/2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2013

Live at The RRazz, San Francisco's premier nightclub, presents the return of internationally-acclaimed Smooth Jazz / New Age Keiko Matsui from January 30 to February 2. Her most recent CD releases include The Road..., which debuted at #2 on Billboard's Contemporary Jazz chart, and Altair & Vega, recorded with Bob James. (more...)

Teen Sensations Mindless Behavior Announce March 12th Release Date For New Album All Around The WorldTeen Sensations Mindless Behavior Announce March 12th Release Date For New Album All Around The World
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2013

Teen Pop/R&B quartet Mindless Behavior announce their return with the release of their sophomore album All Around The World on March 12th via Streamline/Conjunction/Interscope Records. Beginning February 12th, fans will be able to pre-order the album online and will receive the track 'All Around The World' as a bonus. (more...)

Kirk Douglas to Receive Publicists' Lifetime Achievement AwardKirk Douglas to Receive Publicists' Lifetime Achievement Award
by Movies News Desk - Jan 15, 2013

The Publicists of the International Cinematographers Guild (IATSE Local 600) will present iconic actor Kirk Douglas with its 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award at its 50th Annual Awards Luncheon to be held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Friday, February 22. (more...)

Reiner, Baldwin to Present SAG Life Achievement Award to Dick Van DykeReiner, Baldwin to Present SAG Life Achievement Award to Dick Van Dyke
by TV News Desk - Jan 15, 2013

Veteran writer, director, producer and actor Carl Reiner, along with seven-time SAG Award winner and 18-time nominee Alec Baldwin, will present the SAG 49th Life Achievement Award to Dick Van Dyke at the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, executive producer and director Jeff Margolis announced today. (more...)

Regional Dance Company of the Week: Ballet West, UTRegional Dance Company of the Week: Ballet West, UT
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 15, 2013

BroadwayWorld.com, the largest theatre site on the Internet, is thrilled to announce a new feature to its comprehensive regional coverage - the Featured Regional Dance Company of the Week! Today, it's all about Ballet West in Salt Lake, Utah! (more...)

Metropolitan Playhouse Presents 8 New Works and More in Founders Festival, Now thru 1/27Metropolitan Playhouse Presents 8 New Works and More in Founders Festival, Now thru 1/27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2013

Metropolitan Playhouse, Obie Award winner for exploring American culture through theater, hosts The Founder's Festival, the theater's eighth annual Living Literature Festival of performances inspired by the lives and works of the individuals who helped to shape America. The Festival is a collection of eight new works by artists and companies from near and far taking their inspiration from the Founding Father's public and private lives. Each new work is presented four times over the festival. (Project descriptions and schedule follow.) Several evenings will be complemented by readings of salient documents. (more...)

David Koteles' MY FIRST LADY Makes World Premiere at Metropolitan Playhouse, Now thru 1/17David Koteles' MY FIRST LADY Makes World Premiere at Metropolitan Playhouse, Now thru 1/17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2013

The Metropolitan Playhouse and JAJ Production present the World Premiere of David Koteles' My First Lady, directed by Jason Jacobs as part of the Metropolitan Playhouse Founder's Festival (running tonight, January 14-27) The Playhouse is located at 220 East 4th Street. (more...)

Lynn University Hosts Jan McArt's Theatre Arts Guild Florida's NEW PLAY WORKSHOP, Beginning in JanuaryLynn University Hosts Jan McArt's Theatre Arts Guild Florida's NEW PLAY WORKSHOP, Beginning in January
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2013

This play reading series at Lynn is being expanded into a much more ambitious program, where actual workshops will be produced that give playwrights the chance to bring in a new play and work with a cast and a director for six days - rehearsing, re-writing, rehearsing, rewriting. Then, at the end of the six days, they will present their new, polished, reworked play to the public, in performance. (more...)

Scoop: WEEKEND TODAY on NBC - January 19 & 20, 2013Scoop: WEEKEND TODAY on NBC - January 19 & 20, 2013
by TV Scoop - Jan 11, 2013

Get all the scoop on WEEKEND TODAY, airing on NBC on January 19 & 20, 2013! (more...)

1600 PENN's Bill Pullman Visits 'Meet The Press'1600 PENN's Bill Pullman Visits 'Meet The Press'
by TV News Desk - Jan 11, 2013

In this week's "Meet the Press" PRESS Pass conversation, David Gregory sat down with actor Bill Pullman, who plays the fictional President Dale Gilchrist on NBC's new comedy series, 1600 PENN.Click here to view the appearance! (more...)

International Association of Shakespeare Theatre Leaders to Convene at the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, 1/7-12International Association of Shakespeare Theatre Leaders to Convene at the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, 1/7-12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2013

Leaders from theatres around the world whose primary mission is to produce the works of William Shakespeare will meet at the home of the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival in Center Valley, Pennsylvania January 7 - 12, 2013. (more...)

David Koteles' MY FIRST LADY to Make World Premiere at Metropolitan Playhouse, 1/14-17David Koteles' MY FIRST LADY to Make World Premiere at Metropolitan Playhouse, 1/14-17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2013

The Metropolitan Playhouse and JAJ Production present the World Premiere of David Koteles' My First Lady, directed by Jason Jacobs as part of the Metropolitan Playhouse Founder's Festival (running January 14- 27) The Playhouse is located at 220 East 4th Street. (more...)

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