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How did four blue-collar kids become one of the greatest successes in pop music history? Find out at Broadwayís runaway smash-hit, Jersey Boys. The Tony Award-winning Best Musical of the 2006 takes you up the charts, across the country and behind the music of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. As Clive Barnes in the New York Post says, "Itís just too good to be true." Discover the secret of a 40-year friendship: four blue-collar kids working their way from the streets of Newark to the heights of stardom. And experience electrifying performances of the golden greats that took these guys all the way to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: "Sherry," "Big Girls Donít Cry," "Canít Take My Eyes Off You," "Dawn," "My Eyes Adored You," and more. The New York Times says, "The crowd goes wild!"


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Review - Morning Observation
by Ben Peltz - Oct 22, 2012

The only trouble with these 90-minute musicals that start at 7pm is that I really can't get all that enthused over the big 8:15 number. (more...)

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, Oct 20 - Part 2 - EVITA 'SkeleTONES', BOOK OF MORMON Playdates & More!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2012

BroadwayWorld collected all of yesterday's evening Saturday Intermission Pics to bring you Part 2 of our October 20th SIP round-up! Yesterday's evening photos featured the cast of EVITA's 'SkeleTONES' workshopping for 'Broadway Scares', a couple of strange 'playdates' with the touring cast of THE BOOK OF MORMON, and photos from KINKY BOOTS, NEWSIES, BRING IT ON, ROCK OF AGES, NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT, Jersey Boys, MARY POPPINS, WICKED, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and a bunch of regional productions from across the US, plus one from New Zealand! (more...)

JERSEY BOYS' Jeff Leibow Produces 2nd Annual NF Hope Concert at Harrah's Las Vegas, 10/21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2012

Jeff Leibow of Jersey Boys announced the 2nd Annual NF Hope Concert set to take place today, October 21 at 1 p.m. at Harrah's Las Vegas. Proceeds from the concert will be donated to NF Network, a non-profit organization that serves families and individuals with neurofibromatosis, more commonly known as NF. The second rendition of the NF Hope Concert will include performances by some of the biggest names in Las Vegas as well as an impressive live and silent auction. (more...)

Photo Exclusive: ONCE Cast Records for 'Carols For A Cure'
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 21, 2012

CAROLS FOR A CURE is the annual two-disc holiday CD compilation of original songs and holiday classics which benefits BC/EFA. These CDs boast the best voices from the worlds of Broadway, Off-Broadway and national tours. The cast of Broadway's ONCE was recently hard a work recording their track for the album. Check out our exclusive photos from their recording session below! (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend
by - Oct 21, 2012

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, October 21, 2012 - Sunday, October 21, 2012. (more...)

Photo Coverage: FRANKIE VALLI AND THE FOUR SEASONS Opening Night Reception
by Walter McBride - Oct 20, 2012

Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons: The One. The Only. The Original. opened on Broadway last night, October 19th and runs through Saturday, October 27, 2012. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you coverage from the opening night reception with Todd Fournier, Brian Brigham, Jeremy Kushnier, Brandon Brigham, Matt Bogart, Jarrod Spector, Landon Beard, Drew Gehling and, of course, Frankie Valli! (more...)

Peter Maloney, Johnny Wu and More Set for La Jolla Playhouse's GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2012

La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for its upcoming production of David Mamet's Pulitzer Prize-winning Glengarry Glen Ross, directed by Playhouse Artistic Director Christopher Ashley, running September 18 - October 21, 2012 in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre. (more...)

Landmark on Main Street to Feature Doo Wop Project Tonight, 10/20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2012

Landmark on Main Street opens its 2012-13 Main Stage Cabaret Series with the Doo Wop Project tonight, October 20 at 8 PM. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Hail Caesars Entertainment! JERSEY BOYS, PEEPSHOW & More Bring Broadway's Best to Las Vegas Strip
by David Green - Oct 19, 2012

Broadway is alive and well and living in Las Vegas. The influence of the Great White Way on the Las Vegas Strip is more evident than ever and the word of the day is "QUALITY!" For theatre goers visiting Las Vegas who have digested just about "one Cirque too many" - Caesars Entertainment offers the antidote, producing the finest theatrical experiences in town ranging from a first rate production of Jersey Boys to Jerry Mitchell's tantalizing PEEPSHOW to the always surprising PENN AND TELLER, and more. On a recent trip to Sin City I attended five of Caesar's great theatrical offerings and was treated to a feast for the senses at every turn. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: October 13 - 19
by BWW Special Coverage - Oct 19, 2012

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK: The New York Pops Orchestra launches its 30th Season at Carnegie Hall, Nice Work If You Can Get It celebrates its 200th performance, Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? begins performances on the 50-year Anniversary of its original Broadway opening and so much more! (more...)

BEDBUGS!!! Plays ATA¬'s Chernuchin Theatre, Now thru 11/4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2012

The smash hit of the 2008 New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) with Music by Paul Leschen, Book and Lyrics by Fred Sauter, will receive a fully-mounted production at ATA's Chernuchin Theatre, tonight, October 19-Nov. 4, 2012. (more...)

2012 CAROLS FOR A CURE Album Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2012

The 2012 Broadway's Carols for a Cure, Volume 14 is available now! Lovers of Broadway talent can do some early holiday shopping as well as support Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA) through the purchase of this 2-disc, annual CD of original and traditional holiday music from the current 2012 Broadway line-up. Broadway's Carols for a Cure, Volume 14 can be ordered for only $23 through BC/EFA at broadwaycares.org or by calling (212) 840-0770 x238 Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST. Volumes from previous seasons are available, too (check online or call for price). (more...)

Around the Broadway World: Regional Highlights for the Week of 10/15
by BWW Special Coverage - Oct 19, 2012

In this week's edition of 'Regional Highlights of the Week', we bring you the most-read stories for the week of October 15 so sit back, catch up and enjoy all the latest regional features, reviews, interviews and more! (more...)

SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 10/19/2012
by BWW - Oct 19, 2012

BroadwayWorld.com's SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 10/19/2012. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Meet the Cast of Roundabout's THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD!
by Meet the Cast - Oct 19, 2012

Roundabout Theatre Company's (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) Broadway production of The Mystery of Edwin Drood begins previews tonight, Friday, October 19th at 8:00PM. The Mystery of Edwin Drood stars Stephanie J. Block, Will Chase, Gregg Edelman, Jim Norton, and Chita Rivera with Andy Karl, Jessie Mueller, Betsy Wolfe, Nicholas Barasch, Peter Benson, and Robert Creighton. Check out the just-released commercial for the show below and meet the cast with videos of them from past productions! (more...)

4th Annual BROADWAY CAN! Benefit Concert Set for Don't Tell Mama, 11/11
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2012

The 4th Annual Broadway Can! A Concert for Citymeals-on-Wheels & City Harvest will be presented at Don't Tell Mama, one night only, Sunday, November 11th at 8pm. (more...)

Veanne Cox and Steven Blanchard Star in 40 NAKED WOMEN, A MONKEY AND ME, 10/18 & 19
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2012

Tritone Productions presents Steven Blanchard and Veanne Cox in a staged presentation of the new musical comedy, Jonathan Brielle's 40 Naked Women, A Monkey and Me directed by Michael Bush with book, music & lyrics by Jonathan Brielle; musical direction by Steven Ray Watkins and choreography by Kelli Barclay. The cast also includes Leanne Borghesi, Deidre Goodwin Brittney Lee Hamilton, John Herrera and Marcy McGuigan. The presentations take place today, October 18 at 3 pm and Friday, October 19 at 2pm at S.I.R. Studios, 520 West 25th Street. (more...)

Linda Hart, Matt Cavenaugh, Jenny Powers & More Set for PRAISE! at Middle Church, 10/28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2012

Larry Hart's 'Praise!' benefit concert will play one night only on Sunday, October 28th, 2012 at 6 p.m. at Middle Collegiate Church. (more...)

Ricky Martin, Chita Rivera, Cyndi Lauper Featured on CAROLS FOR A CURE Volume 14; Track List Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2012

Broadway's Carols for a Cure, Volume 14, goes on sale Friday, October 19 with the voices of major talents, including Ricky Martin, Chita Rivera, Cyndi Lauper and more. (more...)

Under The Streetlamp To Remember Romance, Romp and Radio in BEST CABARET, 10/27
by Patrick Nugent - Oct 17, 2012

Under the Streetlamp, which sprung up among four lead singers who toured nationally with the Tony-winning Jersey Boys, is all about a single, simple shared experience of popular music on the radio. You can experience that pure form of entertainment yourself when the quartet comes to Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts on the UConn campus Saturday, October 27th at 8 pm. (more...)

Photo Coverage: ROCKERS ON BROADWAY Present Awards to Rupert Holmes, Paul Williams and Kenneth Ascher
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 17, 2012

Tony Award nominees John Tartaglia (Avenue Q) and Chad Kimball (Memphis) and Tony Award winner Alice Ripley (Next to Normal) along with Jeremy Kushnier (Jersey Boys) and Tituss Burgess (The Little Mermaid) appeared in last night's "ROCKERS ON BROADWAY - BEHIND THE MUSIC" concert at the newly re-designed Cutting Room. Rupert Holmes, Paul Williams and Kenneth Ascher were honored with Lifetime Achievement Awards at the concert, and BroadwayWorld brings you photos below! (more...)

Peter Saide Joins Cast of SKIN TIGHT at 59E59 Theaters; Replaces Injured J.M. Russ
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2012

59E59 Theaters and One Year Lease Theater Company announce that Peter Saide has joined the cast of SKIN TIGHT, replacing J.M. Russ who has left the show due to an injury. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Leslie Odom Jr., Alice Ripley and More Perform at ROCKERS ON BROADWAY
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 16, 2012

Tony Award nominees John Tartaglia (Avenue Q) and Chad Kimball (Memphis) and Tony Award winner Alice Ripley (Next to Normal) along with Jeremy Kushnier (Jersey Boys) and Tituss Burgess (The Little Mermaid) appeared in last night's "ROCKERS ON BROADWAY - BEHIND THE MUSIC" concert at the newly re-designed Cutting Room. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the concert below! (more...)

'This Time I've Got It' Music Video Features The Great Tomsoni, Cast of JERSEY BOYS & More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2012

Music Avenue Records announces the release of the new single and music video 'This Time I've Got It' featuring The Great Tomsoni & Co. and a number of other top Las Vegas artists and entertainers. The song, co-written and produced by songwriter/producer/artists Randell & Schippers, is now available on iTunes and the video on YouTube. It is already listed online as a top trending tweet. (more...)

Photo Coverage: John Tartaglia, Ryann Redmond, and More at ROCKERS ON BROADWAY- Arrivals!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 16, 2012

Tony Award nominees John Tartaglia (Avenue Q) and Chad Kimball (Memphis) and Tony Award winner Alice Ripley (Next to Normal) along with Jeremy Kushnier (Jersey Boys) and Tituss Burgess (The Little Mermaid) appeared in last night's "ROCKERS ON BROADWAY - BEHIND THE MUSIC" concert at the newly re-designed Cutting Room. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the concert arrivals below! (more...)

MEMPHIS Comes to Marcus Center For The Performing Arts in January
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2012

MEMPHIS, the 2010 Tony¬ģ Award Winner for Best Musical, and the show that's currently blowing the roof off Broadway, opens at Marcus Center for the Performing Arts on January 3-8, 2013 for a limited engagement. (more...)

WE WILL ROCK YOU's 10th Anniversary CD Released Today, Oct 15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2012

Having recently celebrated its 10th birthday, and played over 4,000 performances to an audience of over 6.4 million in London alone, Queen and Ben Elton's West End smash hit show "We Will Rock You" is releasing a special 10th Anniversary edition of the original cast recording. (more...)

Alice Ripley, John Tartaglia and More Join ROCKERS ON BROADWAY Concert Tonight, 10/15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2012

The Path Fund, Inc. has announced that Tony Award nominees John Tartaglia (Avenue Q) and Chad Kimball (Memphis) and Tony Award winner Alice Ripley (Next to Normal) along with Jeremy Kushnier (Jersey Boys) and Tituss Burgess (The Little Mermaid) will appear in the upcoming "ROCKERS ON BROADWAY - BEHIND THE MUSIC" concert scheduled to take place tonight, October 15th at the newly re-designed Cutting Room reopened at its new location (44 East 32nd Street, NYC) at 8:00PM. (more...)

Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: October 15-21
by BWW - Oct 15, 2012

Broadway will welcome another two shows this week- GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS and THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD, which start previews on October 16 and 19 respectively. Get your tickets now! (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 10/14/12
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2012

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 10/14/2012. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 10/15
by BWW Special Coverage - Oct 15, 2012

Welcome to this week's edition of our new WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS, part of our new Industry Insights section that will feature insider industry information, commentary and insights! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, 10/14/2012. (more...)

BroadwayWorld Takes Part in AT THIS STAGE Education Expo Today, 10/15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2012

Nederlander Sales & Patron Services, Camp Broadway and BroadwayWorld.com are excited to hold the fourth annual At This Stage Education Expo today, October 15th at the Minskoff Theatre! (more...)

SOMEWHERE SAFER Opens On the Square Productions' Write Angle Reading Series, 10/15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2012

Lauren Ferebee's stirring drama Somewhere Safer will be the first play presented by On the Square Productions' Write Angle Reading series at University Settlement. The reading will take place tonight, October 15th at 7:30pm in Speyer Hall where On the Square Production is an Artist-In-Residence for their 2012-2013 season. (more...)

Breaking News: Deal in Place for Movie Adaption of Tony-Winning MEMPHIS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2012

Deadline.com reports that a deal is now in place for Belle Pictures and the Mark Gordon Company to head a film adaption of Memphis at Warner Brother's Aclon Entertainment. The film will be produced by Mark Gordon, Molly Smith and Alcon's Andrew Kosove and Broderick Johnson with a new script by Tony-winner Joe DiPietro. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 10/15/12
by - Oct 15, 2012

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 10/15/12. (more...)

Review - Him
by Ben Peltz - Oct 15, 2012

I'll spare you any idioms regarding the distance between apples and trees while examining the newest work of Daisy Foote, the playwright who carries on the lineage of one of America's treasured dramatist, the late Horton Foote.  But comparison is inevitable as the daughter's most recent work has a similar voice to that of her father; just differently accented. (more...)

What's Playing on Broadway This Week: October 15-21
by BWW Special Coverage - Oct 15, 2012

The original 'Jersey Boy' Frankie Valli lands at the Broadway Theatre in a concert engagement playing 10/19 thru 10/27 only. FRANKIE VALLI AND THE FOUR SEASONS ON BROADWAY will feature all of the group's greatest hits and Mr. Valli's solo hits. Al Pacino leads a star-studded cast in GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS set to begin previews tomorrow, 10/16, at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. Closing this week is Lewis Black's RUNNING ON EMPTY slated to play its final performance on Saturday, 10/20. Check out what else is playing! (more...)

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, Oct 13 - Part 2 - ANNIE's Lilla Crawford, PHANTOM Gets Halloween Fever and More!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2012

BroadwayWorld collected all of yesterday's evening Saturday Intermission Pics to bring you Part 2 of our October 13th SIP round-up! Yesterday's evening photos featured a SIP from ANNIE's Lilla Crawford, the cast of PHANTOM OF THE OPERA going full-out Halloween, EVITA's George Lee Andrews celebrating his 70th birthday, and more from NEWSIES, KINKY BOOTS, MARY POPPINS, THE BOOK OF MORMON, Jersey Boys, CHICAGO, BRING IT ON, NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT, WICKED, ROCK OF AGES and tons of regional shows! (more...)

Tituss Burgess Celebrates Debut CD COMFORTABLE with Concert at New World Stages Tonight, 10/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2012

Tituss Burgess - the rising R&B vocalist and songwriter who has starred on television in the Emmy Award winning NBC comedy '30 Rock' and on Broadway in Jersey Boys and The Little Mermaid - has announced the release of his exciting and personal debut album Comfortable. He will perform a special CD release concert at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street) with a 10-piece band tonight, October 14 at 11:00 PM. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend
by - Oct 14, 2012

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, October 14, 2012 - Sunday, October 14, 2012. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 10/14/2012
by BWW - Oct 14, 2012

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/14/2012 for Denver (more...)

BWW Reviews: JERSEY BOYS Still Flaunts the Grit and Glam of The Four Seasons
by Josh Austin - Oct 13, 2012

To recreate the fame and heartbreak of the badass group, there has to be a gritty finesse in order to showcase the unexpected voices and talent of four Jersey hoodlums. The story is the all too familiar tale of four boys under a streetlight; the tremendous success and the embittered fall-right back to a glamorous reunion. This tour has that finesse. (more...)

BLACKEN THE BUBBLE Makes World Premiere at HSA Theater Tonight, 10/13
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2012

Producing theater companies Liberation Theatre Company, Woodie King Jr.'s National Black Touring Circuit, and SOUL PROductions have teamed up to present Eric Lockley's hilarious affirmative action comedy, Blacken The Bubble at The HSA Theater (645 Saint Nicholas Avenue). Blacken The Bubble will officially open tonight, October 13, 2012 at 7:00 pm. (more...)

Christine Ebersole Opens On Stage at Kingsborough's 2012-13 Season Tonight, 10/13
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2012

On Stage at Kingsborough has announced the first presentation of its 2012-2013 season of Cabaret, Doo Wop, Klezmer, and Opera In Cinema from internationally-renowned artists in exclusive Brooklyn engagements. Two-time Tony Award winner Christine Ebersole performs her cabaret 'The End Of The World As We Know It' tonight, October 13 at 8 p.m. (more...)

SOUND OFF Special Interview: Tituss Burgess Talks New Solo Album, 30 ROCK, Broadway & More
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 13, 2012

Today we are talking to a breathtakingly gifted vocalist who premiered the first single from his brand new solo album COMFORTABLE right here in this very column on BroadwayWorld earlier this week - the one and only Tituss Burgess. In this career-spanning conversation, Burgess and I touch upon many of the Broadway entities which he has played a part in over the last decade or so - THE LITTLE MERMAID, Jersey Boys and GOOD VIBRATIONS included - as well as sharing some onset stories involving his stints on NBC's hit comedy 30 ROCK. Most of all, Burgess and I dissect the finer points of his sophomore solo album, COMFORTABLE, and he explains his songwriter process and progress, as well as the many influences and inspirations that have infused this passion project over the course of its years in writing, recording, and, now, finally, releasing. Plus, Burgess looks ahead to the future and clues us in on his late-night concert at New World Stages on Sunday night. All of that and much, much more! (more...)

Veanne Cox and Steven Blanchard Star in 40 NAKED WOMEN, A MONKEY AND ME, 10/18 & 19
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2012

Tritone Productions presents Steven Blanchard and Veanne Cox in a staged presentation of the new musical comedy, Jonathan Brielle's 40 Naked Women, A Monkey and Me directed by Michael Bush with book, music & lyrics by Jonathan Brielle; musical direction by Steven Ray Watkins and choreography by Kelli Barclay. The cast also includes Leanne Borghesi, Deidre Goodwin Brittney Lee Hamilton, John Herrera and Marcy McGuigan. The presentations take place Thursday, October 18 at 3 pm and Friday, October 19 at 2pm at S.I.R. Studios, 520 West 25th Street. (more...)

Mary Gatchell to Play Leddy Center in Epping, 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2012

Mary Gatchell will be performing her great music with her NYC band at the new Leddy Center at Verdant Pastures on Ladd's Lane in Epping, NH, Friday evening, October 12,at 7:30pm. Mary Gatchell will be performing her great music with her NYC band at the new Leddy Center at Verdant Pastures on Ladd's Lane in Epping, NH, Friday evening, October 12, at 7:30pm. Mary Gatchell is a dynamic singer, pianist, and composer living in New York City. With four albums to her credit, she has played in legendary clubs such as the Blue Note, Birdland, Bitter End, CBGB's, Knitting Factory, Boston House of Blues, Ryles, and many more. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: October 7 - 12
by BWW Special Coverage - Oct 12, 2012

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK: David Mamet's "November" opens, stars of GRACE get caricatures at legendary Sardis, Douglas Hodge takes the stage as Cyrano de Bergerac and so much more! (more...)

SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 10/12/2012
by BWW - Oct 12, 2012

BroadwayWorld.com's SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 10/12/2012. (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse to Stage TRIBES as Part of 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2012

La Jolla Playhouse has announced the award-winning contemporary hit Tribes by Nina Raine as part of its 2013/2014 season (dates TBA). (more...)

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