A Family Affair

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Playhouse Square Features Jethro Tull's Anderson, 10/28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2010

Ian Anderson, known worldwide as the flute and voice behind the legendary Jethro Tull, performs at PlayhouseSquare's Palace Theatre October 28th at 7:30 pm. (more...)

RIALTO CHATTER FOLLIES Update: Cattrall, Dossett Out; Paige & Lavin In?
by Rialto Chatter - Sep 26, 2010

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced back in August that Bernadette Peters will star as Sally Durant Plummer in the Kennedy Center production of Follies in the Eisenhower Theater May 7 to June 5, 2011. Additionally, BroadwayWorld.com had heard that starring alongside Peters could be Sex and the City star and Golden Globe winner Kim Cattrall as Phyllis, Danny Burstein as Buddy and John Dossett as Ben, all of whom were cast and were then in contract negotiations. We've now heard from reliable sources that neither Cattrall or Dossett were able to work out their contract deals for the production and that both sides have moved in. Now said to be in talks? First lady of the British Musical Theatre Elaine Paige and Linda Lavin, who was most recently a 2010 Tony nominee for Collected Stories. More information to come soon... (more...)

Gazillion Bubble Show Launches The Next Generation, Opens 10/29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2010

For the past three years Fan, Ana and Jano Yang have been entertaining audiences in the most unbbubblievable family show in New York, the GAZILLION BUBBLE SHOW. (more...)

American Conservatory Theater Features Irwin in SCAPIN, Sept. 16-Oct. 10
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2010

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) opens its 2010-11 season with the return of two-time Tony Award winner and A.C.T. favorite Bill Irwin (Fool Moon at A.C.T., Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? on Broadway, and the award-winning film Rachel Getting Married) to the Bay Area in his hilarious reimagining of Molière's Scapin. In this lively baggy-pants comedy, the rascally title character balances his penchant for mayhem and mischief with a promise to help two pairs of wide-eyed lovers. (more...)

John McClure, Jr. & More Lead SANCTIFIED At Lincoln Theatre 10/21-11/14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2010

Casting has been announced for the Washington-area premiere of the award-winning new gospel musical comedy Sanctified, playing the historic Lincoln Theatre for a limited engagement, October 21 through November 14. (more...)

VaShawn Mitchell and Zacardi Cortez To Make Guest Appearances At Sanctified 11/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2010

Gospel recording artists VaShawn Mitchell and Zacardi Cortez will each make a special guest appearance at select performances of the Washington-area premiere of the award-winning new gospel musical comedy Sanctified, playing the historic Lincoln Theatre now through November 14. (more...)

Gazillion Bubble Show Launches The Next Generation, Opens 10/29
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2010

For the past three years Fan, Ana and Jano Yang have been entertaining audiences in the most unbbubblievable family show in New York, the GAZILLION BUBBLE SHOW. (more...)

Playhouse Square Features Jethro Tull's Anderson, 10/28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2010

Ian Anderson, known worldwide as the flute and voice behind the legendary Jethro Tull, performs at PlayhouseSquare's Palace Theatre October 28th at 7:30 pm. (more...)

John McClure, Jr. & More Lead SANCTIFIED At Lincoln Theatre 10/21-11/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2010

Casting has been announced for the Washington-area premiere of the award-winning new gospel musical comedy Sanctified, playing the historic Lincoln Theatre for a limited engagement, October 21 through November 14. (more...)

National Theatre Wales Stages Work Of Gwyn Thomas, Kicks off November 11
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2010

National Theatre Wales and Told by an Idiot celebrate Gwyn Thomas, the great Welsh storyteller and dark, hilarious chronicler of the Valleys - one of the most distinctive Welsh voices of the last century. (more...)

American Conservatory Theater Features Irwin in SCAPIN, Sept. 16-Oct. 10
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2010

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) opens its 2010-11 season with the return of two-time Tony Award winner and A.C.T. favorite Bill Irwin (Fool Moon at A.C.T., Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? on Broadway, and the award-winning film Rachel Getting Married) to the Bay Area in his hilarious reimagining of Molière's Scapin. In this lively baggy-pants comedy, the rascally title character balances his penchant for mayhem and mischief with a promise to help two pairs of wide-eyed lovers. (more...)

Children's Theatre Co Presents A Christmas Story 11/19-12/31
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2010

Since the 1983 film debut, Jean Shepherd's holiday classic A Christmas Story has warmed hearts nationwide with visions of leg lamps and Midwestern children dressed in their overstuffed winter parkas, longing for the infamous Red Rider BB gun-much to their parents' consternation. (more...)

Gazillion Bubble Show The Next Generation Opens at New World Stages 11/5
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2010

For the past three years Fan, Ana and Jano Yang have been entertaining audiences in the most unbbubblievable family show in New York, the GAZILLION BUBBLE SHOW. (more...)

Gazillion Bubble Show The Next Generation Opens at New World Stages 11/5
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2010

For the past three years Fan, Ana and Jano Yang have been entertaining audiences in the most unbbubblievable family show in New York, the GAZILLION BUBBLE SHOW. (more...)

InDepth InterView: John Kander
by Pat Cerasaro - Nov 2, 2010

Today we are talking to the legendary Broadway and Hollywood composer best known for his work with estimable lyricist Fred Ebb on legendary shows such as CABARET, CHICAGO, THE RINK, KISS OF THE SPIDERWOMAN and THE VISIT - as well as the classic, Oscar-winning film adaptations of those first two shows - who also composed the unofficial New York anthem 'New York, New York' and yesterday premiered his newest original musical on Broadway: THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS - none other than thoughtful and gentle genius John Kander. We discuss his fifty-year career writing with Fred Ebb, writing for Liza Minnelli and Kristin Chenoweth, working with directors like Bob Fosse, Hal Prince and Susan Stroman, plus his thoughts on GLEE, the future of his shows written before Ebb's passing - as well as some SCOTTSBORO BOYS talk - in this comprehensive conversation on all things razzle-dazzlingly resplendent as only Kander & Ebb can claim be. Plus, Kander dissects and discusses the writing process of five of his finest compositions! Start spreadin' the news... (more...)

Wyclef Jean's IF I WERE PRESEIDENT Gets 12/7 Release
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2010

Columbia Records will release If I Were President: My Haitian Experience, the new six song EP from Wyclef Jean, available digitally on Tuesday, December 7, 2010. (more...)

Children's Theatre Co Presents A Christmas Story 11/19-12/31
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2010

Since the 1983 film debut, Jean Shepherd's holiday classic A Christmas Story has warmed hearts nationwide with visions of leg lamps and Midwestern children dressed in their overstuffed winter parkas, longing for the infamous Red Rider BB gun-much to their parents' consternation. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Wyclef Jean's Election Time
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 16, 2010

Columbia Records will release If I Were President: My Haitian Experience, the new six song EP from Wyclef Jean, available digitally on Tuesday, December 7, 2010. (more...)

VaShawn Mitchell and Zacardi Cortez To Make Guest Appearances At Sanctified 11/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2010

Gospel recording artists VaShawn Mitchell and Zacardi Cortez will each make a special guest appearance at select performances of the Washington-area premiere of the award-winning new gospel musical comedy Sanctified, playing the historic Lincoln Theatre now through November 14. (more...)

National Theatre Wales Stages Work Of Gwyn Thomas, Kicks off November 11
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2010

National Theatre Wales and Told by an Idiot celebrate Gwyn Thomas, the great Welsh storyteller and dark, hilarious chronicler of the Valleys - one of the most distinctive Welsh voices of the last century. (more...)

2010 Tony Award Nominees: 'Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play'
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2010

Nominations in 26 competitive categories for the American Theatre Wing's 64th Annual Antoinette Perry 'Tony' Awards were announced May 4, 2010 by Broadway Star Lea Michele and Tony Award Nominee Jeff Daniels. (more...)

Inspire Creative presents 'An Evening On Broadway'
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2010

Inspire Creative explores Broadway's best in 'An Evening On Broadway' (more...)

Inspire Creative presents 'An Evening On Broadway'
by Greg Rice - May 1, 2010

Inspire Creative explores Broadway's best in 'An Evening On Broadway' (more...)

Wojewodski to Direct Beckett's ENDGAME at Undermain Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2010

Undermain Theatre presents the fourth and final production of its 26thseason: Samuel Beckett's iconic masterpiece ENDGAME directed by Stan Wojewodski, Jr. presented at Undermain Theatre, 3200 Main Street in Dallas. The production begins performances on Saturday, April 10 and runs through Saturday May 8. This is a rare opportunity to see this seminal work. (more...)

Georgia Shakespeare Extends Season To Include A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2010

Georgia Shakespeare is pleased to announce its 25th Anniversary Season has been extended to include the return of Shake at the Lake and the holiday show, A Christmas Story. (more...)

Investigation Discover's 'On The Case With Paula Zahn' Returns 4/18
by TV News Desk - Mar 25, 2010

ON THE CASE WITH PAULA ZAHN comes back for a sophomore season on Investigation Discovery, America's leading investigation network and the fastest growing network in ad-supported cable for women 25-54. (more...)

ANNIE JR. Plays Dickson's Renaissance Players in March
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 2, 2011

The Renaissance Center in Dickson presents a unique production of Annie, Jr., a Broadway Junior version of one of the most beloved musicals of all time, running March 11-20. The Young Entertainers on Stage (Y.E.S.) production is adapted for young performers and is cast entirely with kids from first through 12th grades. The seven-time Tony Award winning musical boasts a hit score that includes 'It's A Hard Knock Life,' 'You're Never Fully Dressed Without A Smile,' 'Easy Street' and the song used to cheer up children of all generations, 'Tomorrow.' (more...)

ANNIE JR. Plays Dickson's Renaissance Players 3/11-3/20
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 11, 2011

The Renaissance Center in Dickson presents a unique production of Annie, Jr., a Broadway Junior version of one of the most beloved musicals of all time, running March 11-20. The Young Entertainers on Stage (Y.E.S.) production is adapted for young performers and is cast entirely with kids from first through 12th grades. The seven-time Tony Award winning musical boasts a hit score that includes 'It's A Hard Knock Life,' 'You're Never Fully Dressed Without A Smile,' 'Easy Street' and the song used to cheer up children of all generations, 'Tomorrow.' (more...)

Facinelli, Willard & Henner Join Hallmark's MULLIGAN
by TV News Desk - Jun 16, 2010

It's A Family Affair for 'Mulligan' starring Jennie Garth ('90210'), a Hallmark Channel Original Movie penned by her husband, Peter Facinelli ('Twilight,' 'Nurse Jackie'), who has also just joined the cast along with Fred Willard ('Modern Family') and Marilu Henner ('Taxi'). Garth and Facinelli's daughters will also be taking part in small roles. (more...)

2010 Tony Awards: Viola Davis Wins 'Best Leading Actress in a Play'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2010

The American Theatre Wing's 64th Annual Antoinette Perry 'Tony' Awards were held at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 13, 2010 and broadcast on the CBS Television Network. For more information visit tonyawards.com. (more...)

PICKING PALIN Has World Premiere At 2010 FringeNYC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2010

A Family Affair Films presents the world premiere of Picking Palin, on August 13th at the Connelly Theater, as part of the 14th annual New York International Fringe Festival. From award-winning writer-director, Stephen Padilla, Picking Palin tells the story of how and why a certain first-term, little-known governor from Alaska became the 2008 Republican Vice Presidential candidate. (more...)

Antonia Carter Returns to BET with TOYA: A FAMILY AFFAIR, 4/19
by TV News Desk - Jan 6, 2011

Toya, who made her debut on BET's hit series TINY & TOYA, is back with a new series TOYA: A Family Affair, premiering Tuesday, April 19 at 10:00 p.m.* Viewers will follow her fearless journey as she continues to carve out a personal and professional path for herself while dealing with the burden of keeping her troubled family together and out of the perils of street life. (more...)

'Toya: A Family Affair' Premieres On BET 4/19
by TV News Desk - Jan 6, 2011

Toya, who made her debut on BET's hit series TINY & TOYA, is back with a new series TOYA: A Family Affair, premiering Tuesday, April 19 at 10:00 p.m.* Viewers will follow her fearless journey as she continues to carve out a personal and professional path for herself while dealing with the burden of keeping her troubled family together and out of the perils of street life. (more...)

Ziemba Brings AND ALL THAT JAZZ! To The Alcazar 1/27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2011

42nd Street Moon today announced that Tony-winning Broadway star KAREN ZIEMBA and her Curtains co-star NOAH RACEY will head the cast for AND ALL THAT JAZZ! - A JOHN KANDER SALON EVENING on Thursday, January 27 at the Alcazar Theatre. (more...)

BWW Special Feature: In Conversation with EXTINCTION's James Roday & Michael Weston
by Jessica Lewis - Feb 23, 2010

It has been said that there is approximately only a 1 in 100th of a chance that a person will land a job working in theater in New York. The chances of working successfully in the industry are smaller than that. Sometimes, though, you meet people like EXTINCTION's James Roday (of the hit television series 'Psych') and Michael Weston ('House') who make you forget that the odds of doing so are not stacked so high - who make you truly believe that if one can simply 'find good material, do what you know and grow it into something bigger' (to quote Roday) that enriched careers in entertainment are truly achievable. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Brecia, Sikora & Blickenstaff et al. Appear in 'If It Only...' Concert
by Monica Simoes - Feb 2, 2010

If It Only Even Runs A Minute, an evening of rare and inspiring songs, anecdotes, and photos from Broadway musicals that may not have been fully-appreciated the first time around, played the Laurie Beechman Theatre on Sunday, January 31. BroadwayWorld was on hand to capture performances by a starry cast that included Heidi Blickenstaff, Nancy Anderson, Lisa Brescia, Nick Blaemire, Megan Sikora, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Autumn Hurlbert, Jaclyn Huberman, Jason Sweettooth Williams, Brian Lowdermilk, Jay Aubrey Jones, Joe Iconis, Benj Pasek, Justin Paul, Adam Gwon, Katrina Rose Dideriksen, Leslie McDonel, Lisa Brescia, MK Lawson, Marcy McGwigan, Mary Jo Mecca, Kevin Michael Murphy, Megan Sikora, Melanie Field, Michael Kadin Craig, and more. (more...)

'11–'12 FAIRWINDS Broadway Across America – Orlando Subscription Series On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2011

The 2011 - 2012 FAIRWINDS Broadway Across America - Orlando subscription series is going to be A Family Affair in Orlando! (more...)

Wyclef Jean's IF I WERE PRESEIDENT Gets 12/7 Release
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2010

Columbia Records will release If I Were President: My Haitian Experience, the new six song EP from Wyclef Jean, available digitally on Tuesday, December 7, 2010. (more...)

Children's Theatre Co Presents A Christmas Story 11/19-12/31
by BWW News Desk - Dec 31, 2010

Since the 1983 film debut, Jean Shepherd's holiday classic A Christmas Story has warmed hearts nationwide with visions of leg lamps and Midwestern children dressed in their overstuffed winter parkas, longing for the infamous Red Rider BB gun-much to their parents' consternation. (more...)

Ziemba Brings AND ALL THAT JAZZ! To The Alcazar 1/27
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2010

42nd Street Moon today announced that Tony-winning Broadway star KAREN ZIEMBA and her Curtains co-star NOAH RACEY will head the cast for AND ALL THAT JAZZ! - A JOHN KANDER SALON EVENING on Thursday, January 27 at the Alcazar Theatre. (more...)

American Conservatory Theater Features Irwin in SCAPIN, Sept. 16-Oct. 10
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2010

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) opens its 2010-11 season with the return of two-time Tony Award winner and A.C.T. favorite Bill Irwin (Fool Moon at A.C.T., Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? on Broadway, and the award-winning film Rachel Getting Married) to the Bay Area in his hilarious reimagining of Molière's Scapin. In this lively baggy-pants comedy, the rascally title character balances his penchant for mayhem and mischief with a promise to help two pairs of wide-eyed lovers. (more...)

RIALTO CHATTER: Peters, Cattrall, Burstein, Dossett to Star in Kennedy Center FOLLIES
by BWW - Aug 25, 2010

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced Bernadette Peters will star as Sally Durant Plummer in the Kennedy Center production of Follies in the Eisenhower Theater May 7 to June 5, 2011. (more...)

Spencer, McGowan, Gurr, Marsh & Metzler Complete Pre-Broadway PRISCILLA Cast!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2010

Complete casting has been announced for the pre-Broadway North American company of Priscilla Queen Of The Desert The Musical, written by Stephan Elliott and Allan Scott and directed by Simon Phillips. (more...)

PICKING PALIN Has World Premiere At 2010 FringeNYC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2010

A Family Affair Films presents the world premiere of Picking Palin, on August 13th at the Connelly Theater, as part of the 14th annual New York International Fringe Festival. From award-winning writer-director, Stephen Padilla, Picking Palin tells the story of how and why a certain first-term, little-known governor from Alaska became the 2008 Republican Vice Presidential candidate. (more...)

Towne Centre Theatre Has Family Affair on Tap for I REMEMBER MAMA, 4/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2010

Described a 'a sweet and endearing look at the American dream for all types during any era in our nation's history,' I Remember Mama features Paula Higgins as the headstrong Mama, while Annaliese Higgins plays her daughter Katrin. Recently transplanted to Tennessee, the two actresses have been looking for an opportunity to share the limelight and, at the same time, that would allow them to become more involved with the Brentwood community. (more...)

Towne Centre Theatre Has Family Affair on Tap for I REMEMBER MAMA, 4/9
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 5, 2010

Described a 'a sweet and endearing look at the American dream for all types during any era in our nation's history,' I Remember Mama features Paula Higgins as the headstrong Mama, while Annaliese Higgins plays her daughter Katrin. Recently transplanted to Tennessee, the two actresses have been looking for an opportunity to share the limelight and, at the same time, that would allow them to become more involved with the Brentwood community. (more...)

BWW Reviews: LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE Has Potential, but Disappoints
by Kara Pohlkamp - Apr 30, 2010

For better or for worse, Little House on the Prairie has joined the ever growing, eclectic club of main stream stories transformed into musicals. Surprisingly, this quaint account of a family struggling to settle the prairie actually has potential and could be successful in the live, musical theatre format. However, multiple production problems prevent this national tour from realizing that goal. (more...)

ION Television Launches 'The Emeril Lagasse Show' April 18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2010

Emeril Lagasse will host an A-list roster of celebrity friends at weekly celebrations on his new ION Television series, 'The Emeril Lagasse Show,' launching Sunday, April 18, at 8:00 PM, ET with a housewarming party-themed premiere featuring special guest Martha Stewart. The upcoming season of the network's first original series will also feature a diverse line-up of guests, including football hero Eli Manning, chef/author/restauranteur Mario Batali, rock musician Sammy Hagar, actor Steve Schirripa ('Sopranos'), actress Jennie Garth ('90210'), and everybody's favorite red furry friend, Elmo, among many others. (more...)

BET Networks Unveils New Market Research and Programming
by TV News Desk - Apr 14, 2010

During its annual Upfront presentation to the advertising community, BET Networks will reveal its new consumer research, new programming strategy including scripted programs and original movies, and the reinvigorated direction for the company at New York City's Nokia Theatre. Touting the Network's unique understanding of black consumers through its 'African Americans Revealed' study, BET will reinforce its position as the world's #1 provider of black content with unprecedented reach to all types of African American consumers across all demographics and genres. (more...)

ION Television Launches 'The Emeril Lagasse Show' April 18
by TV News Desk - Apr 1, 2010

Emeril Lagasse will host an A-list roster of celebrity friends at weekly celebrations on his new ION Television series, 'The Emeril Lagasse Show,' launching Sunday, April 18, at 8:00 PM, ET with a housewarming party-themed premiere featuring special guest Martha Stewart. The upcoming season of the network's first original series will also feature a diverse line-up of guests, including football hero Eli Manning, chef/author/restauranteur Mario Batali, rock musician Sammy Hagar, actor Steve Schirripa ('Sopranos'), actress Jennie Garth ('90210'), and everybody's favorite red furry friend, Elmo, among many others. (more...)

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