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WAKE UP with BWW 9/30/14 - INDIAN INK Opens, HERE LIES LOVE Begins in London and More!WAKE UP with BWW 9/30/14 - INDIAN INK Opens, HERE LIES LOVE Begins in London and More!
by Jessica Showers - Sep 30, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: It's another big night for off-Broadway, with the London transfer of HERE LIES LOVE, Roundabout's INDIAN INK and MONEY GRUBBIN' WHORES opening, and FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE beginning tonight! (more...)

HERE LIES LOVE Remix Collection Now AvailableHERE LIES LOVE Remix Collection Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

?The Remix Collection from Here Lies Love, featuring reimaginings of the music from David Byrne andFatboy Slim's off-Broadway hit, is out now on Todomundo!, get it here. A collection of 14 tracks remixed by Matt Stine and Justin Levine, all proceeds will be donated to Gawad Kalinga, a charity dedicated to typhoon relief and ending poverty in the Philippines for 5 million families by 2024. The album is available at Here Lies Love performances at The Public Theater in New York and Dorfman Theater in London as well as via the Here Lies Love website, DavidByrne.com and other outlets. (more...)

Cleveland Institute of Music's Mixon Hall to Present MARY MARTIN: AMERICA'S SWEETHEARTCleveland Institute of Music's Mixon Hall to Present MARY MARTIN: AMERICA'S SWEETHEART
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

The Musical Theater Project honors a Broadway legend in "Mary Martin: America's Sweetheart," to be presented at Mixon Hall at Cleveland Institute of Music. There will be two performances on Sunday, October 26, at 2pm and 7pm. (more...)

Sandra Tsing Loh, Leslie Kritzer and Mary Beth Peil Set for THE MADWOMAN IN THE VOLVO Reading at 92Y Next MonthSandra Tsing Loh, Leslie Kritzer and Mary Beth Peil Set for THE MADWOMAN IN THE VOLVO Reading at 92Y Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

92Y presents Sandra Tsing Loh: A Work-In-Progress Staged Reading of The Madwoman in the Volvo, a co-production of 92Y and Sundance Institute Theatre Program, with Leslie Kritzer and Mary Beth Peil, directed by Lisa Peterson on Friday, October 10, 8:15 pm. (more...)

BWW Interviews: EVITA's Caroline Bowman Returns Home to the Kennedy CenterBWW Interviews: EVITA's Caroline Bowman Returns Home to the Kennedy Center
by Benjamin Tomchik - Sep 29, 2014

DC BroadwayWorld recently spoke with Bowman about why she's eager to perform at the Kennedy Center, how research and jumping rope helped prepare her to play iconic Argentine First Lady Eva Peron, what life is like on the Evita national tour and the advice she would give to other DC-area actresses hoping to follow in her footsteps. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Friends and Family Day at Engeman Theater's EVITA!Photo Coverage: Inside Friends and Family Day at Engeman Theater's EVITA!
by Linda Lenzi - Sep 29, 2014

The John W. Engeman Theater presents EVITA, one of the most passionate and colorful musicals in theater history. Performances run through November 2nd. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside Friends and Family Day below! (more...)

Scoop: THE CHEW on ABC - Week of September 29, 2014Scoop: THE CHEW on ABC - Week of September 29, 2014
by TV Scoop - Sep 26, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE CHEW, airing on ABC for the week of September 29, 2014! (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'The State of the Union' Episode of ABC's SCANDALVIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'The State of the Union' Episode of ABC's SCANDAL
by - Sep 26, 2014

On the next episode of ABC's SCANDAL titled "The State of the Union", in order for Fitz to make the biggest impact with his State of the Union address on gun control, Cyrus sets out to recruit a power couple (more...)

First Lady Michelle Obama to Make First Appearance on ABC's THE CHEW, 10/3First Lady Michelle Obama to Make First Appearance on ABC's THE CHEW, 10/3
by TV News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

Gordon Elliott, Executive Producer of ABC's “The Chew,” announced today that The First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama, will make her first appearance on the show, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3 (1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m., ET). (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Anna Faris Prank Husband Chris Pratt Live on ELLEN!VIDEO: Watch Anna Faris Prank Husband Chris Pratt Live on ELLEN!
by TV News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

Below, watch what happened when Ellen dared Anna Faris to prank her husband Chris Pratt on live television! (more...)

VIDEO: OutKast's Andre Benjamin Talks Being Back on Tour on ELLENVIDEO: OutKast's Andre Benjamin Talks Being Back on Tour on ELLEN
by TV News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

Andre Benjamin, one-half of the hit group 'OutKast' stopped by ELLEN this week and talked to the host about how the two are back on tour. Check out the appearance below! (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Kerry Washington & SCANDAL Cast Reveal Their Secrets on ELLEN!VIDEO: Watch Kerry Washington & SCANDAL Cast Reveal Their Secrets on ELLEN!
by TV News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

Ellen played a special game with the actors in which they had to guess each other's secrets! But first, Kerry Washington had a BIG secret to reveal! (more...)

Vaudezilla Sets October Schedule at Stage 773Vaudezilla Sets October Schedule at Stage 773
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

Burlesque powerhouse Vaudezilla has taken up residence at Stage 773 for a weekly cabaret show that features the finest burlesque and cabaret performers the Windy City has to offer. With a new show every week and a new theme every month, make a regular date to hang with us and have some sexy fun. Chicago has lots of burlesque, but only one Vaudezilla! (more...)

Porchlight Music Theatre's 2015 ICONS Gala to Honor Elaine StritchPorchlight Music Theatre's 2015 ICONS Gala to Honor Elaine Stritch
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

Porchlight Music Theatre and Artistic Director Michael Weber are proud to announce the 2015 ICONS Gala will celebrate the legendary career of Elaine Stritch, Sunday, April 12, 2015, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., at the Grand Ballroom, InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile, 505 N. Michigan Ave. (more...)

LeapFrog's Newest Innovations, LeapBand And LeapTV, Named Two Of The Hottest Holiday Items By The Toy InsiderLeapFrog's Newest Innovations, LeapBand And LeapTV, Named Two Of The Hottest Holiday Items By The Toy Insider
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in educational entertainment, today announced that the LeapBand activity tracker and the LeapTV educational, active video game system, have been identified as two of the hottest technology products for kids this year. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Jesse Tyler Ferguson Audition for 'Dancing With the Stars' on ELLENVIDEO: Watch Jesse Tyler Ferguson Audition for 'Dancing With the Stars' on ELLEN
by TV News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

You've seen Jesse Tyler Ferguson as a recent judge on 'So You Think You Can Dance,' but now the 'Modern Family' star is ready to take on 'Dancing with the Stars'. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of EVITA at The John W. Engeman TheatrePhoto Coverage: Inside Opening Night of EVITA at The John W. Engeman Theatre
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 23, 2014

The John W. Engeman Theater presents EVITA, one of the most passionate and colorful musicals in theater history. Performances run through November 2nd. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from opening night below! (more...)

VIDEO: Shawn Mendes Performs 'Life of the Party'; Surprises Fans on ELLENVIDEO: Shawn Mendes Performs 'Life of the Party'; Surprises Fans on ELLEN
by TV News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Shawn Mendes rose to fame after posting six-second videos of himself performing songs on the popular app Vine. Below, the young star made his ELLEN debut, and had a big surprise for two of his biggest fans! (more...)

VIDEO: Watch ELLEN Spoof Matthew McConaughey's Lincoln TV Spot!VIDEO: Watch ELLEN Spoof Matthew McConaughey's Lincoln TV Spot!
by TV News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

You may have seen a new car commercial for Lincoln featuring Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey, but you might not have realized who originally starred in it with him. (more...)

Betty Crocker'' Launches New Cookbook for iOSBetty Crocker'' Launches New Cookbook for iOS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Betty Crocker, a leader in the food content space, today announced its popular free digital cookbook app has been refreshed to make cooking with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch even easier. Inspired by its best-selling cookbooks, the newly launched Betty Crocker App features more than 15,000 kitchen-tested recipes, all at your fingertips, and is available now on the App Store. (more...)

HERE LIES LOVE Coming to Sydney, Australia in May 2015!HERE LIES LOVE Coming to Sydney, Australia in May 2015!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

New York's smash hit musical Here Lies Love, which continues its open-end engagement at the Public Theater and is traveling across the pond this month with a London production opening at the Dorfman Theatre, is now set to go Down Under with an Australian production set to premiere in May 2015. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Janine DiVita and More in EVITA at the Engeman TheaterPhoto Flash: First Look at Janine DiVita and More in EVITA at the Engeman Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

The John W. Engeman Theater presents EVITA, one of the most passionate and colorful musicals in theater history. Performances begin tonight, September 18th, and run through November 2nd. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

ChopChop Founder Challenges Former White House Pastry Chef and 10-Year-Old to Cook-OffChopChop Founder Challenges Former White House Pastry Chef and 10-Year-Old to Cook-Off
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

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VIDEO: Josh Gad & Kevin Hart Compete in ELLEN's First-Ever 'Dance Off'!VIDEO: Josh Gad & Kevin Hart Compete in ELLEN's First-Ever 'Dance Off'!
by TV News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Funnymen Josh Gad and Kevin Hart competed on the first-ever dance off on today's ELLEN. ' (more...)

BWW Interviews: Jeffrey Coyle About Directing the Musical  HELLO AGAINBWW Interviews: Jeffrey Coyle About Directing the Musical HELLO AGAIN
by Mark C. Lloyd - Sep 18, 2014

As the first production of American Repertory Theater of WNY's 2014-15 season about to kick-off with Michael John LaChiusa's musical HELLO AGAIN, Artie Award winning director, Jeffrey Coyle took time from a busy rehearsal schedule to answer a few questions about the production schedule to open on September 11th. (more...)

Remix Edition of HERE LIES LOVE Cast Recording to Benefit Philippines CharityRemix Edition of HERE LIES LOVE Cast Recording to Benefit Philippines Charity
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Todomundo! is set to release The Remix Collection from Here Lies Love, featuring reimaginings of the music from David Byrne and Fatboy Slim's off-Broadway hit, on September 30, preorder it today here. A collection of 14 tracks remixed by Matt Stine and Justin Levine, all proceeds will be donated to Gawad Kalinga, a charity dedicated to typhoon relief and ending poverty in the Philippines for 5 million families by 2024. The album will be available at Here Lies Love performances at The Public Theater in New York and Dorfman Theater in London as well as via the Here Lies Love website, DavidByrne.com and other outlets. (more...)

Chegg Launches Affordable Online College Guidance Counseling ServiceChegg Launches Affordable Online College Guidance Counseling Service
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Chegg, Inc. (CHGG), the Student Hub, today announced the launch of a live, online college counseling platform that democratizes the college counseling industry. Chegg's goal is to make college counseling accessible to all students. By leveraging Chegg's InstaEDU on-demand technology and a network of expert counselors including alumni of the College Advising Corps as well as professionals with experience as private college counselors and college admissions officers at top universities throughout the country, Chegg can help students from all economic backgrounds find the right college. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Go Behind the Scenes of HERE LIES LOVE at the Public Theater!STAGE TUBE: Go Behind the Scenes of HERE LIES LOVE at the Public Theater!
by Stage Tube - Sep 16, 2014

Here Lies Love, the smash hit off-Broadway musical at The Public Theater, played a critically raved-about, sold-out run last year at the same space, which was extended by popular demand four times. Under the direction of Alex Timbers, Here Lies Love was conceived by David Byrne, and features lyrics by Byrne, music by Byrne and Fatboy Slim, additional music by Tom Gandey and J Pardo, and choreography by Annie-B Parson. In the behind the scenes video below, NBC4's Gus Rosendale goes backstage at the hit musical to chat with some of the stars and get a sneak peek! (more...)

VIDEO: ELLEN Pays Tribute to Comedy Legends Robin Williams, Joan RiversVIDEO: ELLEN Pays Tribute to Comedy Legends Robin Williams, Joan Rivers
by TV News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

On the premiere week of her talk show ELLEN, host Ellen DeGenerees shared her feelings on pioneer Joan Rivers, and a montage of memories of the incomparable Robin Williams. (more...)

The Musical Theater Project to Present ETHEL MERMAN: LOUD BUT HONEST, 10/12The Musical Theater Project to Present ETHEL MERMAN: LOUD BUT HONEST, 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

The Musical Theater Project honors a legendary Broadway performer in "Ethel Merman: Loud but Honest," to be presented at Stocker Arts Center on the campus of Lorain County Community College. Curtain time is 2 pm on Sunday, October 12. (more...)

VIDEO: Ellen & Kristen Wiig Sing Worst 'Let It Go' Cover Ever!VIDEO: Ellen & Kristen Wiig Sing Worst 'Let It Go' Cover Ever!
by TV News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Just when you thought there was no other cover of the "Frozen" hit 'Let It Go,' worth seeing, Ellen and guest Kristen Wiig prove otherwise on today's ELLEN. (more...)

BWW Preview: 'I'm in!', New Doors Open When THE GOOD WIFE ReturnsBWW Preview: 'I'm in!', New Doors Open When THE GOOD WIFE Returns
by Jacqueline Bublitz - Sep 14, 2014

As we get ready for the season 6 premiere of THE GOOD WIFE, we take a look at where we left our gang of lawyers and political players last season, and speculate on where they might be heading next (caution - mild SPOILERS and wishful thinking ahead). (more...)

The Public's HERE LIES LOVE Sets New Rush PolicyThe Public's HERE LIES LOVE Sets New Rush Policy
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Here Lies Love, the smash hit off-Broadway musical at The Public Theater has announced that rush tickets are available for all performances. A limited number of $40 day-of-performance rush tickets will be available at The Public's Box Office (425 Lafayette Street, NYC) one hour before every performance. The Fall performance schedule is as follows: Mondays and Tuesdays at 7 pm, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 8 pm, Fridays at 7 pm and 10:30 (the Late Night Disco!) and Saturdays at 5 pm and 9:30 pm. Tickets subject to availability, and the offer is good for two tickets per person, cash or credit cards. For more info and tickets to Here Lies Love, please visit http://www.herelieslove.com/. (more...)

VIDEO: Meghan Trainor Performs Hit Single 'All About That Bass' on ELLENVIDEO: Meghan Trainor Performs Hit Single 'All About That Bass' on ELLEN
by TV News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

It's the song the world can't get enough of! Meghan performed her hit single 'All About That Bass' on the premiere week of ELLEN. Plus, the host had a surprise for her. Check out the clip below! (more...)

Scoop: 20/20 on ABC - Today, September 12, 2014Scoop: 20/20 on ABC - Today, September 12, 2014
by TV Scoop - Sep 11, 2014

Get all the scoop on 20/20, airing on ABC on today, September 12, 2014! (more...)

VIDEO: Channing Tatum Reveals His Greatest Fear on ELLENVIDEO: Channing Tatum Reveals His Greatest Fear on ELLEN
by TV News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Channing Tatum stopped by the premiere week of ELLEN and confided in the host about his biggest phobia. Classic mistake! (more...)

GLORIOUS! to Run 10/10-11/2 at ICTGLORIOUS! to Run 10/10-11/2 at ICT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

In 1940s New York, the performer who everyone wanted to see live was Florence Foster Jenkins, an enthusiastic soprano whose pitch was far from perfect. Based on a true story, Glorious! is Peter Quilter's hilarious, Olivier-nominated comedy that invites us into the world of this New York socialite of great passion, considerable wealth and zero talent who fancied herself an opera diva. Richard Israel directs a four-week run at International City Theatre, opening Oct. 10. (more...)

Richard E. Waits's MAMA ROSE to Make World Premiere at Dixon Place, 10/24Richard E. Waits's MAMA ROSE to Make World Premiere at Dixon Place, 10/24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

On Friday, 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...)

VIDEO: Jennifer Garner Visits ELLEN and Confirms Baby Bump... Sort Of!VIDEO: Jennifer Garner Visits ELLEN and Confirms Baby Bump... Sort Of!
by TV News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

Jennifer Garner stops by today's ELLEN and reveals the truth to the host about those tabloid headlines claiming she has a baby bump. Check out the appearance below! (more...)

VIDEO: It's Official: Robert Downey Jr. Confirms Fourth IRON MAN Film!VIDEO: It's Official: Robert Downey Jr. Confirms Fourth IRON MAN Film!
by TV News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

Robert Downey Jr. appeared on today's ELLEN and was confronted with a curious host about whether there would be a fourth installment of the IRON MAN franchise. (more...)

Tour de Fresh Cyclying Event Raises Over $100,000 with Two Weeks RemainingTour de Fresh Cyclying Event Raises Over $100,000 with Two Weeks Remaining
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

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VIDEO: Ariana Grande Surprises Audience Member in New ELLEN Segment 'Who's In My Bushes?'VIDEO: Ariana Grande Surprises Audience Member in New ELLEN Segment 'Who's In My Bushes?'
by TV News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

Ariana Grande stopped by ELLEN yesterday to serve as a suprise guest in a new segment for the daily talk show titled 'Who's In My Bushes?'. (more...)

Ruthie Ann Miles Will Depart HERE LIES LOVE this Month; New 'Imelda Marcos' AnnouncedRuthie Ann Miles Will Depart HERE LIES LOVE this Month; New 'Imelda Marcos' Announced
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

Jaygee Macapugay, currently featured in the cast of the off-Broadway hit musical Here Lies Love, will assume the title role of Imelda Marcos with her first official performance on Monday October 20th. Ruthie Ann Miles who originated the role will play her final performance on Saturday October 18th. Tobias Wong has also joined the cast and is now playing the role of the D.J. (more...)

November and December at The National Portrait Gallery Includes Meet the Author, Portrait Story Days, and MoreNovember and December at The National Portrait Gallery Includes Meet the Author, Portrait Story Days, and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

National Portrait Gallery presents its November and December Calendar of Events, Programs and Exhibitions. All events are held at the National Portrait Gallery, located at Eighth and F streets, N.W., Washington, D.C., and are free unless otherwise noted. For information, call (202) 633-1000 or visit npg.si.edu. The National Portrait Gallery is open every day from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., except Dec. 25. (more...)

Spoken World Series at Mesa Arts Center Opens with Mayda del Valle, 10/17Spoken World Series at Mesa Arts Center Opens with Mayda del Valle, 10/17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

Internationally-recognized spoken word artist Mayda del Valle headlines the first event in Mesa Arts Center's Spoken World series, a fusion of dynamic spoken word artists with mixed media and live instrumentation. Joining del Valle on Oct. 17 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Tracie Thoms, Julia Murney, Liz Callaway & More to Join Lance Horne at Birdland, 10/20Tracie Thoms, Julia Murney, Liz Callaway & More to Join Lance Horne at Birdland, 10/20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

LANCE HORNE, the Emmy Award winning composer, musician, vocalist and producer, will return to Birdland Jazz Club with a special new show on Monday, October 20 at 7:00 PM as part of the 'Broadway at Birdland' series. 'Lance & the Ladies' is a musical party celebrating not only Lance's birthday but his friendships with women and his love of the female voice. (more...)

Photo Flash: Arena Stage's OUR WAR Meets the PressPhoto Flash: Arena Stage's OUR WAR Meets the Press
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 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 company just met the press, and BroadwayWorld has photos below! (more...)

LeapFrog's New LeapBand Wearable Activity Tracker Honored On The TTPM 2014 Most Wanted Holiday ListLeapFrog's New LeapBand Wearable Activity Tracker Honored On The TTPM 2014 Most Wanted Holiday List
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in children's educational entertainment, today announced that its new wearable activity tracker for kids, LeapBand, was honored by TTPM as a Most Wanted holiday toy. The annual Most Wanted list designated by TTPM, the leading online resource for all things play, recognizes the holiday's most in-demand toys and children's lifestyle products. (more...)

LeapFrog's New LeapBand Wearable Activity Tracker Honored On The TTPM 2014 Most Wanted Holiday ListLeapFrog's New LeapBand Wearable Activity Tracker Honored On The TTPM 2014 Most Wanted Holiday List
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in children's educational entertainment, today announced that its new wearable activity tracker for kids, LeapBand, was honored by TTPM as a Most Wanted holiday toy. The annual Most Wanted list designated by TTPM, the leading online resource for all things play, recognizes the holiday's most in-demand toys and children's lifestyle products. (more...)

Grammy Winner Miri Ben-Ari to Headline 14th World Summit of Noble Peace Laureates, Oct 13Grammy Winner Miri Ben-Ari to Headline 14th World Summit of Noble Peace Laureates, Oct 13
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Grammy award-winning violinist, producer and humanitarian Miri Ben-Ari will headline a special invite only concert opening the 14th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates at Cape Town City Hall on October 13th. (more...)

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