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Photo Flash: Brooke Shields Visits HERE LIES LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2014

Brooke Shields attended HERE LIES LOVE at the Pubilc Theater last night, where she went down to the dressing rooms after the show to visit the cast. Brooke related stories of when she, as a young girl of 16, was invited to open the Philippines Film Festival and spent a weekend with Imelda Marcos in Manila. The disco musical hit is running through January 4th before embarking on a world tour and the current stars are Jaygee Macapugay as Imelda, Jose Llana as Ferdinand Marcos and Conrad Ricamora as Ninoy Aquino. (more...)

Molly Pope to Celebrate Birthday with Show at The Duplex, 11/2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2014

It's Molly Pope. It's her birthday. It's a whole thing. Okay? (more...)

Patti LuPone, Jeremy Jordan, Annaleigh Ashford & More Set for 54 Below in Coming Months
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2014

This November and December 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54thStreet. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visit www.54Below.com. (more...)

BWW Recap: The Falcon is in the Nest on SCANDAL
by Jennifer McHugh - Oct 31, 2014

“Don't say that. The words used to describe women. If she was a man, you'd say she was formidable or bold or right.” Amen! I love how even in the soapiest of political drama, Shonda Rhimes can still sneak in a lesson or two. So take that, Fitz, don't be calling Olivia's friends (or women in general); “bitches.” (more...)

Scoop: SCANDAL on ABC - Tonight, October 30, 2014
by TV Scoop - Oct 30, 2014

Get all the scoop on SCANDAL, airing on ABC tonight, October 30, 2014! (more...)

Faith Evans Releases New Music and Visuals from Upcoming Album
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2014

Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes presents the release of the "I Deserve It" Single and accompanying Music Video. This new project is available for download now. This is the first single off of the upcoming album "Incomparable", currently available for pre-order. (more...)

Patti LuPone to Celebrate 100th Anniversary of New Haven's Shubert Theatre in December
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2014

Multiple Tony Award-winner Patti LuPone will celebrate the 100th Anniversary of New Haven's Shubert Theatre with an exclusive concert engagement on December 11, 2014 at 7:30pm - a century to the day when the theatre opened! (more...)

David Byrne On Real Life Inspiration For HERE LIES LOVE
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 29, 2014

David Byrne talks shop, and shoes! (more...)

Bernadette Peters Headlines TCU's SING FOR THE CURE Benefit Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

To celebrate its 10-year partnership with Susan G. Komen®, TCU's Frogs For The Cure is presenting a one-time-only exclusive concert evening, Sing For The Cure, tonight, October 29, at 7:30 p.m. at the Bass Performance Hall, located at 525 Commerce Street in downtown Fort Worth. All proceeds from the evening will benefit the Susan G. Komen® Greater Fort Worth Affiliate. (more...)

Betty Crocker'' Cookbook App Now for Android
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Betty Crocker, a leader in the food content space, announced its popular free digital cookbook app is now available for Android at the Google Play Store. Inspired by its best-selling cookbooks, the Betty Crocker app features more than 15,000 kitchen-tested recipes, all at your fingertips, cutting through clutter to simplify cooking with a device. (more...)

Andrea Frierson to Bring ME & ELLA to 54 Below, 11/5
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

Wetrock Entertainment is pleased to present performer/writer/jazz vocalist Andrea Frierson in 'me & ella,' a musical journey back to the beginnings of a young singer enamored with Ella Fitzgerald, set against a backdrop of New York City in the 1960's. (more...)

Daughtry Wraps Up Week-Long USO Tour to Japan; Set for PBS Music Special
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

Multi-platinum rock band Daughtry just wrapped up spending a week with airmen, sailors, Marines and their families stationed in Japan as part of their second performance-filled USO tour Oct. 17 - 23. (more...)

Betty Crocker'' Cookbook App Now for Android
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Betty Crocker, a leader in the food content space, announced its popular free digital cookbook app is now available for Android at the Google Play Store. Inspired by its best-selling cookbooks, the Betty Crocker app features more than 15,000 kitchen-tested recipes, all at your fingertips, cutting through clutter to simplify cooking with a device. (more...)

LIVE FROM GRAMERCY PARK with Lance Horne Set for Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2014

LIVE FROM GRAMERCY PARK at The Players with LANCE HORNE - the new concert series dedicated to presenting the best music, theater and cabaret stars along with dynamic rising talent - will take place tonight, October 27th at 8:30 PM. (more...)

Sunday Special: From the Mosh Pit to the Stage - Music Stars Turned Broadway Composers
by BWW Special Coverage - Oct 26, 2014

Sting's THE LAST SHIP marks The Police lead singer's Broadway debut tonight, but he's far from the first music industry transplant on the Great White Way. Scroll down to learn more about some of the greatest music stars turned Broadway composers, and be sure to tell us your favorite (or any we left out) in the comments below! (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'An Innocent Man' Episode of ABC's SCANDAL
by - Oct 24, 2014

On the next episode of ABC's SCANDAL titled "An Innocent Man" - Olivia is summoned by a convicted assassin who claims he was wrongly accused, and Mellie becomes intrigued by a former First Lady whose stories seem to be strikingly similar to her own. (more...)

Richard E. Waits's MAMA ROSE Makes World Premiere at Dixon Place Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

Tonight, October 24 at 7:30pm, Dixon Place (161A Chrystie Street -- between Rivington & Delancey) will proudly present the World-Premiere presentation and Special Equity Showcase production of MAMA ROSE, a solo performance art/experimental play with music about Rose Waits, a woman from Buffalo who could have ruled the world if they had let her. (more...)

Bernadette Peters to Headline TCU's SING FOR THE CURE Benefit Concert, 10/29
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

To celebrate its 10-year partnership with Susan G. Komen®, TCU's Frogs For The Cure is presenting a one-time-only exclusive concert evening, Sing For The Cure, on Wednesday, October 29, at 7:30 p.m. at the Bass Performance Hall, located at 525 Commerce Street in downtown Fort Worth. All proceeds from the evening will benefit the Susan G. Komen® Greater Fort Worth Affiliate. (more...)

BWW Reviews: The BESSIES Celebrates a World of Dance in New York
by Jessica Abejar - Oct 23, 2014

The Bessies, formally known as the New York Dance and Performance Awards, celebrated its 30th anniversary at the Apollo Theater on Monday, October 20th. It was an exciting evening that commemorated the diverse world of dance and those who tirelessly contribute to a field that makes this city come alive. (more...)

Neil Diamond Tribute Artist Jay White to Play Suncoast Showroom, 12/6
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

Local entertainer Jay White will return to the Suncoast Showroom with his legendary Neil Diamond performance on December 6. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at OUR WAR at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

In a bold undertaking as part of the company's involvement with the multi-year, multi-city National Civil War Project, Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has commissioned Our War, a dynamic new theatrical event and collection of short stories that explores-through diverse perspectives-the historical memory and present-day reverberations of the U.S. Civil War. The series launched on October 21 and continues through November 9, 2014. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

David Byrne & Cast of HERE LIES LOVE to Host Panel at Apple Store in SoHo this Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

The Apple Store in SoHo (103 Prince Street) will host a special afternoon with composer/creator David Byrne along with the cast of the hit off-Broadway musical Here Lies Love on Saturday afternoon, October 25th from 2 to 3 p.m. (more...)

Gregory Haney, Marc Kudisch, Telly Leung & More to Workshop New Musical THE NINE FATHERS OF ARIEL in NYC Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

?The new musical THE NINE FATHERS OF ARIEL is currently undergoing a New York workshop, concluding with invited rehearsals for industry members on November 6 and 7. (more...)

Costumes & Props from 1996's Musical Film EVITA to Be Auctioned Off Next Month
by Movies News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

Costumes and jewelry worn by Madonna in the big screen adaptation of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical EVITA will be among the items auctioned at Julien's of Beverly HIlls next month. (more...)

Eight Part Mini-Series THE KENNEDYS to Return to REELZ, 11/4
by TV News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

REELZ today announced the return of the award-winning eight-part miniseries 'The Kennedys' making Tuesday nights in November appointment television. (more...)

2014 Bessie Award Winners Announced
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

The New York Dance and Performance Awards (The Bessies), NYC's premier dance awards honoring outstanding creative work in the field, announced tonight the complete list of 2013-14 season award recipients. The Bessies, produced in partnership with Dance/NYC, were held at the legendary Apollo Theater at 7:30 p.m., following red carpet interviews and photographs with the nominees in attendance. NYC First Lady Chirlane McCray gave opening remarks, and Lisa Kron, whose hit musical Fun Home will make its Broadway debut this year, hosted the evening. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 11/09/2014
by BWW - Nov 9, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/09/2014 for Philadelphia (more...)

Teen Lifeline to Honor GRAMMY Nominated Singer-Songwriter & Actress Jordin Sparks
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

Teen Lifeline will honor Grammy nominated singer-songwriter, actress and philanthropist Jordin Sparks with the Alfredo J. Molina Community Lifeline Award at Teen Lifeline's 2014 Connections of Hope event at the Montelucia Resort on November 7, 2014. (more...)

Palo Alto Players Present HARVEY, Now thru 11/23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

Palo Alto Players follows up on its successful season premiere with the hare-raising comedy classic Harvey. Written by Mary Chase, this beloved play won the Pulitzer Prize in 1945 and has been charming audiences ever since! Harvey will play for 11 performances (tonight, November 7-23, 2014) at the Lucie Stern Theater located at 1305 Middlefield Road in Palo Alto. (more...)

CST's CPS Shakespeare! Begins Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) presents CPS Shakespeare!, a transformative arts-in-education program that engages Chicago Public Schools (CPS) students and teachers in creating an original Shakespeare production with CST theater and education professionals. (more...)

BWW Recap: SCANDAL; You Dropped a Tom on Me
by Jennifer McHugh - Nov 7, 2014

One thing you can never accuse SCANDAL of is having a boring episode. There seriously is not a second you can look away from the screen without missing something. I reached down to get a drink of water and nearly missed Mellie overhearing Fitz's phone call with Olivia. I just need to learn to not eat, drink or breathe during these 45 minutes on Thursday nights. (more...)

ESPN to Recognize Veteran's Day with Week of Programming
by TV News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

Armed Forces ClassicESPN's recognition of Veterans Day 2014, its sixth annual America's Heroes initiative, will include live, day-long SportsCenter coverage from The Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio (more...)

Tango Buenos Aires to Perform SONG OF EVA PERON at Segerstrom Center, 1/17-18
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2014

Tango Buenos Aires, the internationally acclaimed and most uncompromisingly authentic Tango company in the world, will make its third appearance at Segerstrom Center for the Arts dancing four performances of Song of Eva Peron January 17 & 18, 2015 in the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. Song of Eva Peron journeys through the sensational life of Argentina's formidable First Lady with powerful and seductive music and dance. (more...)

United Nations Foundation Joins as Founding Partner of Inaugural Women's Entrepreneurship Day
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2014

The inaugural Women's Entrepreneurship Day (WED) will take place on Wednesday, November 19, 2014. The United Nations Foundation has joined to support Women's Entrepreneurship Day founder Wendy Diamond and sponsors PwC, BNP Paribas, Nestle, and Microsoft for an in-person event at the United Nations. To ensure global citizens everywhere can join in the celebration, the event will be live streamed in 144 countries. This monumental event, in partnership with the U.S. Department of State and GEW, will be the world's largest celebration of successful entrepreneurs, women innovators, and job creators launching startups; bringing ideas to life, driving economic growth, and expanding human welfare. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Andrea Frierson Brings ME & ELLA to 54 Below
by Stephen Sorokoff - Nov 6, 2014

Wetrock Entertainment presented performer/writer/jazz vocalist Andrea Frierson in 'me & ella,' at 54 Below last night. "me & ella," is a musical journey back to the beginnings of a young singer enamored with Ella Fitzgerald, set against a backdrop of New York City in the 1960's. Part memory play and part tribute, 'me & ella' is both a singer's coming of age story, as well as a valentine to the First Lady of Song. Written and performed by Ms. Frierson with musical arrangements and musical supervision by Ron Abel and direction by Murphy Cross and Paul Kreppel, 'me & ella' (more...)

Rochester Children's Theatre Becomes D.E.E.P. Arts
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2014

Over the past year, Rochester Children's Theatre (RCT) - a non-profit theatre company for young audiences founded in 1991 by Deborah Haber and the late Stuart Burke - has transitioned into a national performing and arts education organization: D.E.E.P. Arts, which stands for Develop, Explore, Enrich, and Perform. (more...)

Gregory Haney, Marc Kudisch, Telly Leung & More Workshop New Musical THE NINE FATHERS OF ARIEL in NYC Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2014

The new musical THE NINE FATHERS OF ARIEL is currently undergoing a New York workshop, concluding with invited rehearsals for industry members today and tomorrow, November 6 and 7. (more...)

First Lady Michelle Obama to Host DOC MCSTUFFINS Veterans Day Special, 11/11
by TV News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

A special 'Doc McStuffins' episode continues Disney's legacy of support for military families through a storyline that gently reflects common emotions young children face but find difficult to express when a parent or loved one is deployed. (more...)

GREY'S ANATOMY to Raise Awareness for Homeless Veterans
by TV News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

Thursday's episode of “Grey's Anatomy” will include a storyline about a homeless veteran who enters Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital after being carjacked and losing everything she owns (more...)

Broadway's Laura Benanti to Return to CBS's THE GOOD WIFE!
by TV News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

EW reports that fan favorite Laura Benanti will return in her role as Colin Sweeney's estranged third wife Renata on CBS's THE GOOD WIFE. According to the report, Sweeney portrayer Dylan Baker will also reprise the role for an upcoming episode set to air in 2015. (more...)

Andrea Frierson Brings ME & ELLA to 54 Below Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

Wetrock Entertainment is pleased to present performer/writer/jazz vocalist Andrea Frierson in 'me & ella,' a musical journey back to the beginnings of a young singer enamored with Ella Fitzgerald, set against a backdrop of New York City in the 1960's. (more...)

Eight Part Mini-Series THE KENNEDYS Returns to REELZ Tonight
by TV News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

REELZ previously announced the return of the award-winning eight-part miniseries 'The Kennedys' making Tuesday nights in November appointment television. 'The Kennedys' will return tonight, November 4 with the first two episodes of the eight-part miniseries airing back to back starting at 9pm ET/ 6pm PT. (more...)

Khandi Alexander Returning to SCANDAL
by TV News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

Olivia Pope's mom will soon be making her return. (more...)

Mary Testa & Michael Starobin to Release New Album 'Have Faith' in December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

Ghostlight Records has announced the release of the new CD from MARY TESTA - the two time Tony Award nominated singer and actress currently starring in Wicked on Broadway - and MICHAEL STAROBIN, the Tony Award winning orchestrator and arranger. The album will be available in stores and via online outlets December 2, 2014. Mary and Michael will perform a special CD release engagement at The Laurie Beechman Theater at The West Bank Cafe January 4-5,11-12, 2015 at 7:00 PM. For tickets, please visit www.lauriebeechmantheatre.com. (more...)

Disney on Broadway, Tony Kushner and More Among Theater Programs at NYPL, Nov-Dec 2014
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

The New York Public Library has announced its upcoming theater programs for this winter. Details below! (more...)

Audra McDonald Will Return to Carnegie Hall in December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2014

Six-time Tony Award winner and Musical America's 2014 Musician of the Year Audra McDonald, returns to Carnegie Hall on Friday, December 12 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. (more...)

Photo Flash: ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK's Danielle Brooks Visits HERE LIES LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2014

ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK's Danielle Brooks visited the Public Theater on Halloween to see her friend Maria-Christina Oliveras in the hit David Byrne/Fatboy Slim musical HERE LIES LOVE - check out a look back below! (more...)

Two NSTA Books About Gardens Engage Kids With Text, Photos
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2014

Two new books from NSTA Kids introduce elementary-age children to the appeal of gardens, whether they attract butterflies to a First Lady's hometown or grow right outside the classroom. Each book combines engaging text and vivid photos with helpful resources for educators and parents who want to cultivate kids' interest in nature. (more...)

Patti LuPone, Jeremy Jordan, Sierra Boggess & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Photo Flash: Chicago Shakespeare Honored by First Lady Michelle Obama at White House Ceremony
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

Today, at an official White House ceremony, First Lady Michelle Obama presents Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) the prestigious National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award, the nation's highest honor for after-school arts and humanities programs. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

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