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Cory Daye Makes Off-Broadway Debut in MY BIG GAY ITALIAN WEDDING Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2014

Today, March 22nd, My Big Gay Italian Wedding will welcome another disco icon to officiate the wedding of 'Anthony' and 'Andrew.' Cory 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 that night will be followed up with a live performance where she will be singing two of her biggest hits, 'Cherchez La Femme ' and 'Pow Wow.' (more...)

Patti LuPone Ventures to FAR AWAY PLACES for Segerstrom Center Cabaret Series Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2014

Award-winning musical theater superstar, Patti LuPone, who has portrayed some of Broadway's most memorable roles, returns to Segerstrom Center for the Arts for a special one-night-only performance of her latest concert, Far Away Places tonight, March 22 at 8 p.m. in the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. (more...)

Basile One-Minute Play Festival Set for Phoenix Theatre This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2014

The One-Minute Play Festival (#1MPF) and Pheonix Theatre announce The Basile One-Minute Play Festival, running for three performances only: tonight, March 22, at 8:00 pm, Sunday, March 23, at 5:00 pm and Monday, March 24, 2014 at 7:00 pm. (more...)

BWW TV: First Look at Highlights of CST's ROAD SHOW
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 21, 2014

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) presents an unprecedented pairing of productions illuminates the work of composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim: Gypsy (CST's Courtyard Theater, February 6-March 23) and Road Show (Upstairs at Chicago Shakespeare, March 13-May 4), both directed by CST Associate Artistic Director Gary Griffin. With Sondheim's characteristic depth and musicality, Gypsy and Road Show each explore the ambitious pursuit of the American Dream during the defining period in our nation's history between the two world wars. Check out a first look at highlights of ROAD SHOW below! (more...)

BWW TV: Chatting with JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT's Ace Young & Diana DeGarmo!
by Steve Schonberg - Mar 21, 2014

The Independent Presenters Network presents the 2014 national tour of Joseph AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT. Directed and choreographed by Tony® Award-winner Andy Blankenbuehler, the new tour launched at Playhouse Square in Cleveland, OH, on March 4, 2014, and is currently playing at Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre. In the below video, Steve Schonberg chats with the show's leads, Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young, about the tour so far! (more...)

UP's Two-Week Celebration Of Easter Presents 'The Greatest Stories Of The Bible'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

ATLANTA, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ For two weeks in April, television audiences will be treated to an unprecedented collection of inspirational movies and mini-series when UP once again presents 'The Greatest Stories of The Bible' in honor of the Easter season. America's favorite network for uplifting entertainment will mark the holiday for a second year with an unforgettable programming schedule. Starting on Monday, April 7 and continuing through Easter, Sunday, April 20, UP will air 21 classic stories from the New and Old Testaments (11 never-before-seen on UP), plus one all-new UP Original Movie during prime time, totaling more than 123 hours of programming. (more...)

Mama Foundation for the Arts to Present WE ARE! at Dempsey Theater on Saturdays
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

The Mama Foundation for the Arts presents WE ARE!, an original musical about and starring the acclaimed Gospel for Teens Choir. Conceived and written by Vy Higginsen and Ken Wydro (the creators of MAMA, I WANT TO SING), and directed by Mr. Wydro, WE ARE! is now performing in repertory on Saturday afternoons at The Dempsey Theater in Harlem (127 W. 127 St.). Tickets to WE ARE! are $35 and can be arranged by calling the Mama Foundation for the Arts at 212-280-1045, or online at SmartTix.com. (more...)

Tennessee Shakespeare Company to Present THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, 4/23-5/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

Tennessee Shakespeare Company (TSC), the Mid-South's professional classical theatre, presents William Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew inside Dixon Gallery and Garden's Winegardner Auditorium from April 23 - May 4 in Memphis. (more...)

Northlight Extends CHAPATTI Through 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, announces a one-week extension of the World Premiere of Chapatti, a new work developed through Northlight's Interplay program and co-produced with Galway Arts Festival. Chapatti, by acclaimed Irish playwright Christian O' Reilly, is directed by Artistic Director BJ Jones and features John Mahoney and Penny Slusher. The production will run at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie, through April 19, 2014, and will play at the Galway Arts Festival in July 2014. (more...)

BWW Review: Go, Go, Go Joseph and Hit The Road With This Smash Hit Production
by Steve Schonberg - Mar 21, 2014

'Joseph's' a show that stirs memories for a lot of people, many who may have participated in a production (I myself was 'Judah'), seen it produced at their local theater or church, or event caught one the Broadway and London versions or film, starring Donny Osmond. (more...)

BWW Reviews: This BOOK OF MORMON Gets a Warm Welcome as It Rings The Bushnell's Doorbell
by Lauren Yarger - Mar 21, 2014

This tour is quite well done, with strong vocals for the leads. Evans nails 'I Believe' and Ncube shows a lovely soprano in her national tour debut. O'Neill, making his professional debut, shows solid comic ability as the awkward Cunningham (more...)

UP to Celebrate Easter with THE GREATEST STORIES OF THE BIBLE, Beg. 4/7
by TV News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

For two weeks in April, television audiences will be treated to an unprecedented collection of inspirational movies and mini-series when UP once again presents “The Greatest Stories of The Bible” in honor of the Easter season. (more...)

Comcast Awards $23,000 in Scholarships to Vermont High School Seniors
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

MONTPELIER, Vt., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The Comcast Foundation, founded in 1999 to provide charitable support to its local communities and to empower and enrich lives, has awarded 14 Vermont high school seniors scholarships through its annual Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program awards. The program, one of the Comcast Foundation's signature community investment programs, recognizes students' leadership skills, academic achievement and commitment to community service. (more...)

Chicago Shakespeare Theater Announces Casting for SHORT SHAKESPEARE! A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 2/22-3/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) announces casting for Short Shakespeare! A Midsummer Night's Dream, a 75-minute abridged production of William Shakespeare's whimsical comedy of misplaced young passions and magical mischief. This new adaptation by Jeff Award-winning director David H. Bell provides a quality, family-friendly introduction to Shakespeare with special opportunities for audiences to interact with the actors at every performance. In addition to public performances each Today, this production will welcome 1,000 students each day to the Theater's home on Navy Pier during its five-week run in the Courtyard Theater, followed by a tour to schools across the Midwest. Short Shakespeare! A Midsummer Night's Dream will be performed for the public Todays at 11:00 a.m. from February 22 to March 22 in CST's Courtyard Theater. After each performance, the actors remain on stage for a brief question-and-answer session, before joining the audience in the Lobby for one-on-one conversations and photo opportunities. (more...)

Finborough Theatre Presents VARIATION ON A THEME, 25 Feb - 22 March
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

The first ever production in more than fifty years of Terence Rattigan's Variation on a Themeopens at the multi-award-winning Finborough Theatre in a strictly limited four-week season fromTuesday, 25 February 2014, starring twice Olivier Award nominated Rachael Stirling. (more...)

Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra Announces Cast of ANYTHING GOES: IN CONCERT, 5/9-10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

Since its highly successful Broadway debut 80 years ago, Anything Goes has been revived multiple times and now receives a world premiere symphonic version with Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly, the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra (ISO) and an all-star Broadway cast, Friday, May 9 and Saturday, May 10, as part of the ISO's Printing Partners Pops Series at the Hilbert Circle Theatre. (more...)

New York Live Arts Presents Mariana Valencia's NOCTURNAL DISCIPLINES This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

New York Live Arts presents the Studio Series showing of Mariana Valencia's Nocturnal Disciplines tonight, March 21 and Saturday, March 22 at 6:00pm in the third floor studios at New York Live Arts. (more...)

Rachel York, Gary Beach, Judy Kaye, Max von Essen & More to Star in Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra's ANYTHING GOES Concert, 5/9-10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

Since its highly successful Broadway debut 80 years ago, Anything Goes has been revived multiple times and now receives a world premiere symphonic version with Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly, the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra (ISO) and an all-star Broadway cast, Friday, May 9 and Saturday, May 10, as part of the ISO's Printing Partners Pops Series at the Hilbert Circle Theatre. (more...)

St. Walter School & New American Folk Theatre Present WENDY & PETER This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

The New American Folk Theatre and St. Walter School have joined together to present the world premiere of a new musical adaptation of J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan. The family musical, written and directed by Anthony Whitaker and Jamal Howard, will perform this weekend, March 21-23 at St. Walter's Peterson Hall. (more...)

PBS to Premiere Documentary Series THE STORY OF THE JEWS, 3/25
by TV News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

Prize-winning author of 15 books and Emmy Award-winner Simon Schama brings to life Jewish history and experience in a new five-part documentary series, The Story of the Jews (more...)

Scoop: THE ORIGINALS on THE CW - Tuesday, April 8, 2014
by TV Scoop - Mar 21, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE ORIGINALS, airing on THE CW on Tuesday, April 8, 2014! (more...)

Black 47 Plays Bridge Street Live Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

Black 47 will perform at Bridge Street Live tonight, March 21st, 2014 at 8:00 PM. Cost: $25 GA, $35 VIP. (more...)

The Stage at Island Park Presents JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, 4/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat By ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER is presented by The Stage at Island Park, April 4-13, 2014. (more...)

EVITA National Tour to Play TUTS, 5/6-18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) invites Houstonians to experience the passion and seduction of the Tony Award-winning elegant masterpiece EVITA, running May 6 - 18 at Hobby Center's Sarofim Hall. (more...)

JOSEPH & THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT Coming to The Fox, 4/29-5/11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

The Fabulous Fox Theatre has announced that the new 2014 national tour of Joseph AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, directed and choreographed by Tony Award-winner Andy Blankenbuehler, will play April 29 - May 11 at the Fabulous Fox Theatre in St. Louis. (more...)

Noor Theatre to Open THE MYTH PROJECT On 5/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

Noor Theatre Artistic Director Lameece Issaq, Executive Director Maha Chehlaoui, and Producing Artistic Director Nancy Vitale announce the world premiere of The Myth Project. This director-driven workshop production in three parts from Director/Writers Kareem Fahmy, Noelle Ghoussaini, and Pirronne Yousefzadeh, will run from Thursday, May 1 - Sunday, May 4 at New York Theatre Workshop's 4th Street Theatre. (more...)

Loudon Wainwright III Returns to Landmark, 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

Landmark on Main Street will welcome back Loudon Wainwright III on Saturday, April 26 at 8 PM. Landmark thanks Roots Rock Series Sponsors Bethpage Federal Credit Union and WFUV Radio as well as program sponsors Dina & Philip Adsetts, Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo & Terrana LLP and Sandy & Eric Krasnoff. Hosted by WFUV's John Platt. (more...)

WORD PERFORMANCES Reading Series Set for The Lost Church, 4/23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

Word Performances will perform on Wednesday April 23rd at 8pm at The Lost Church. (more...)

The Grove Theatre to Present THE KINGDOM, 4/25-5/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

The Grove Theatre announces The Kingdom, A Rock Musical, for 6 performances only running on weekends from Friday, April 25th and running through Sunday May 4th. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Michael Aaron Lindner, Andrew Rothenberg and More in CST's ROAD SHOW - All the Pics!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) presents an unprecedented pairing of productions illuminates the work of composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim: Gypsy (CST's Courtyard Theater, February 6-March 23) and Road Show (Upstairs at Chicago Shakespeare, March 13-May 4), both directed by CST Associate Artistic Director Gary Griffin. With Sondheim's characteristic depth and musicality, Gypsy and Road Show each explore the ambitious pursuit of the American Dream during the defining period in our nation's history between the two world wars. Check out a first look at ROAD SHOW below! (more...)

PIPPIN, KINKY BOOTS, MOTOWN & More Set for ASU Gammage's 2014-15 Broadway Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

ASU Gammage has announced its 2014/2015 Broadway Across America –Arizona season which marks the 50th Anniversary of ASU Gammage and in celebration ASU Gammage is bringing a season of the hottest shows on Broadway and the biggest blockbusters to ever grace our stage. Hot new Award-winning shows direct from Broadway include 2013 Tony Award for Best Musical winner KINKY BOOTS, PIPPIN, MOTOWN and Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA! (more...)

Willkommen, Bienvenue, Welcome! Meet the Full Cast of Roundabout's CABARET, Beginning Tomorrow on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 20, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Joe Masteroff, John Kander and Fred Ebb's Tony winning musical Cabaret, starring Tony Award-winner Alan Cumming and Golden Globe-winner Michelle Williams, begins previews tomorrow, Friday March 21. Cabaret officially opens on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at Studio 54 (254 West 54th Street). This is a 24-week limited engagement. Scroll down to learn more about the full company, plus watch a TV spot for the production below! (more...)

Scoop: THE ORIGINALS on THE CW - Tuesday, April 8, 2014
by TV Scoop - Mar 20, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE ORIGINALS, airing on THE CW on Tuesday, April 8, 2014! (more...)

Utah Symphony Postpones World Premiere of Andrew Norman's Percussion Concierto
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

The Utah Symphony has announced a change to the program scheduled for April 18-19 at Abravanel Hall. The world premiere of Andrew Norman's percussion concerto has been postponed to November 6-7, 2015. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind-the-Scenes with CST's ROAD SHOW
by Stage Tube - Mar 20, 2014

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) presents an unprecedented pairing of productions illuminates the work of composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim: Gypsy (CST's Courtyard Theater, February 6-March 23) and Road Show (Upstairs at Chicago Shakespeare, March 13-May 4), both directed by CST Associate Artistic Director Gary Griffin. With Sondheim's characteristic depth and musicality, Gypsy and Road Show each explore the ambitious pursuit of the American Dream during the defining period in our nation's history between the two world wars. Check out a behind the scenes look at ROAD SHOW below! (more...)

Storm Theatre Company and Blackfriars Rep to Bring OUR GOD'S BROTHER Off-Broadway, 4/4-5/3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

The Storm Theatre Company in association with Blackfriars Repertory Theatre announce that the play Our God's Brother by Karol Wojtyla will be their next production at the Storm Theatre, 114th Street and Morningside Drive (in the Theatre of the Church of Notre Dame). Performances will begin on April 4th and will the limited engagement will run through May 3rd. Opening is set for April 12th. (more...)

First Folio Theatre Sets Post-Show Panel Discussion Series for SALVAGE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83) announces today its post-show talk back schedule for the world premiere of the new drama SALVAGE. The panel discussion series will kick off on Sunday, March 30 following the 3 p.m. performance with playwright, Joseph Zettelmaier, who will discuss his inspirations for the play. The discussion series will continue every Wednesday following the 8 p.m. performance (April 2, 9, 16, and 23) with Director Alison C. Vesely, Melanie Keller and Tyler Rich. SALVAGE opens March 29 and runs through April 27, 2014. (more...)

Breaking News: Broadway Stars Norm Lewis and Sierra Boggess to Take Over in PHANTOM This May!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

This just in! Producers Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Group just announced that THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA will welcome a starry leading combination beginning Monday, May 12. (more...)

Popcornflix Free Streaming Movie Service Expands in Canada
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

NEW YORK, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Popcornflix TM and FrightPix, the FREE streaming movie services from Screen Media Ventures, LLC, today launched an expansion of their platforms in Canada, giving film lovers three easy ways to enjoy 100 percent free movies: on the web, Google TV and a new Android mobile app. (more...)

Violinist Yevgeny Kutik Gives Solo Recital at SubCulture Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

Twenty-eight-year-old Russian-American violinist Yevgeny Kutik, who has been recognized for his old-world sound and technical virtuosity, will perform a solo recital in celebration of his new album, Music from the Suitcase: A Collection of Russian Miniatures, at SubCulture in New York City tonight, March 20 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

UNC Hosts 'Table Talk' for PlayMakers Rep's ASSASSINS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

UNC's Program in the Humanities and Human Values has announced a new special event in conjunction with PlayMakers Repertory Company's upcoming Stephen Sondheim musical 'Assassins.' (more...)

Riccardo Muti, CSO Music Director, Returns to Chicago for Two Week Residency, Now thru 3/29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

CSO Music Director Riccardo Muti returns to Chicago in March for two weeks of CSO programs that continue the cycle of Schubert's symphonic works which began at the start of the 2013/14 season. Concerts with Maestro Muti take place today, March 20-22 and 26-29, 2014. The first week's program includes Schubert's Symphony No. 9, the 'Great' C Major and Schumann's Piano Concerto featuring pianist Mitsuko Uchida. (more...)

Lori Bookstein Fine Art Presents EVE ASCHHEIM, Now thru 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

Lori Bookstein Fine Art is pleased to announce an exhibition of recent paintings by Eve Aschheim. This is the artist's third solo-show with the gallery. (more...)

NEWSIES to Offer Free Lottery in Honor of 2nd Anniversary on Broadway, 3/23-29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

Newsies, The Tony Award-winning show celebrates two years on Broadway March 29th at the Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street, New York City) with gifts and one of a kind audience experiences. (more...)

THE LAST FIVE YEARS Runs 4/10-19 at Winchester Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

The Last Five Years is a cult favorite musical written and composed by Tony award winner Jason Robert Brown (Parade, Urban Cowboy). The show is running at the enchanting Winchester Street Theatre, 80 Winchester Street, April 10-12, and 17-19 with doors at 7:30pm and curtain at 8:00pm. Tickets are available for $25 at http://thelastfiveyears.brownpapertickets.com/ and $30 at the door. (more...)

MAME, Starring Emily Skinner, SOUTH PACIFIC and More Make Up Virginia Rep's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

Virginia Repertory Theatre revealed the new titles for the 2014/15 Season with a public announcement at the November Theatre last evening. The announcement marks Bruce Miller and Phil Whiteway's 40th season as Artistic Director and Managing Director. Miller reflects on this milestone, "I'm proud to be announcing my 40th season as Artistic Director. The 18 shows that comprise Virginia Rep's 2014/15 roster include several of my favorite comedies, dramas and musicals. Whether a renowned classic or an exciting new release, each selection will take us on a breathtaking journey. I can't wait to discover with our audience the adventures that lie ahead." (more...)

THE NEW PICASSO Musical, Featuring Robert Cuccioli, Max von Essen and More, Wins 2014 Featured Artist Award at ReverbNation
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

Songs from The New Picasso The Musical, music & lyrics by Jonathan David Sloate, won the 2014 Featured Artist Award at ReverbNation, home to over 3 million music artists. (more...)

Mona Mansour Receives 2014 Middle East America Distinguished Playwright Award
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

Silk Road Rising, Golden Thread Productions, and Lark Play Development Center are proud to announce that Mona Mansour, author of Urge for Going, The Hour of Feeling and The Way West, has been chosen to receive the 2014 Middle East America Distinguished Playwright Award. Honorable mentions went to playwrights Bianca Bagatourian, Ismail Khalidi, Daria Polatin, Mishael Shulman and Zohar Tirosh-Polk. (more...)

A COFFIN IN EGYPT, Starring Frederica von Stade, Comes to the Wallis, 4/23-27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts presents the West Coast premiere of A Coffin in Egypt, a new chamber opera in one act, based on the play, A Coffin in Egypt by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Horton Foote, for three performances only April 23, 25 and 27 in the Bram Goldsmith Theater. A Coffin in Egypt stars mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade, one of opera's most beloved figures, whose formidable bravura has won her wide acclaim. Ricky Ian Gordon, the composer, has also composed The Grapes of Wrath, Rappahannock County, and Orpheus and Euridice. Leonard Foglia, librettist and director, directed Master Class on Broadway and Jake Heggie's Opera Last Acts. (more...)

Welcome Moss Hart Back to Broadway - Meet the Full Cast of Lincoln Center's ACT ONE, Beginning Tomorrow!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 19, 2014

Lincoln Center Theater presents Act One, a play written and directed by James Lapine from the autobiography by Moss Hart. The production is scheduled to begin previews tomorrow night, March 20 and will open on Thursday, April 17 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). Scroll down to learn more about the full company, plus check out the latest TV spot for the production! (more...)

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