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A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN, Starring Kacee Clanton, Begins Rehearsals at 5th Avenue TheatreA NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN, Starring Kacee Clanton, Begins Rehearsals at 5th Avenue Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

Starting rehearsals at The 5th Avenue Theatre this week is the critically-acclaimed Broadway musical, A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN. (more...)

 Entertain and Dine NJ STYLE this Spring Entertain and Dine NJ STYLE this Spring
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 9, 2016

Broadwayworld.com New Jersey has paired some of their finest entertainment venues with local restaurants for our readers. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited to Host Writer-Producer Speed Date, THE ART OF THE PITCHTheater Resources Unlimited to Host Writer-Producer Speed Date, THE ART OF THE PITCH
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents the Writer-Producer Speed Date, The Art of the Pitch, on Sunday, March 20, 2016 at 5:30pm and 6:30pm at NOLA Rehearsal Studio, 250 W. 54th St., 11th fl., NYC. (more...)

Breaking News: NERDS Postpones Broadway RunBreaking News: NERDS Postpones Broadway Run
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

Producers Carl Levin, Vicki Halmos, Elizabeth Williams, Greenleaf Productions and Clear Channel Spectacular announced today that nerds, a new musical comedy about the rise and rivalry of tech trailblazers Bill Gates and Steve Jobs, will postpone its Broadway run. A national tour of the production is in the works. (more...)

NERDS Cast Reacts to Broadway PostponementNERDS Cast Reacts to Broadway Postponement
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, nerds, a new musical comedy about the rise and rivalry of tech trailblazers Bill Gates and Steve Jobs, will postpone its Broadway run. A national tour of the production is in the works. The show had just finalized and announced its cast in late February, at the start of rehearsals. nerds was scheduled to begin previews on April 1 and open on April 21 at the Longacre Theatre. How is the cast reacting to the news?  (more...)

Katie Thompson, Nic Rouleau, Jay Armstrong Johnson & More to Perform Ryan Scott Oliver's WE FOXES and ROPE at Feinstein's/54 BelowKatie Thompson, Nic Rouleau, Jay Armstrong Johnson & More to Perform Ryan Scott Oliver's WE FOXES and ROPE at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2016

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents the music of Ryan Scott Oliver in We Foxes and Rope on March 14, 2016. W e Foxes and Rope represent two of three musicals in a cycle of musical folk operas Oliver is writing about American resilience in war­time. (more...)

Tony-Winning Producer Sues Over Elusive POP NATION MusicalTony-Winning Producer Sues Over Elusive POP NATION Musical
by Jessica Khan - Mar 7, 2016

Tony-winning producer Allan Gordon has sued the party behind a PRODUCERS-level scam involving the new musical POP NATION. (more...)

Musicals Tonight Presents Broadway Understudy Concert at The Lion Theatre on 3/13Musicals Tonight Presents Broadway Understudy Concert at The Lion Theatre on 3/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2016

Musicals Tonight! continues its ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with its next edition of  AT THIS PERFORMANCE… to be held on Sunday, March 13th  at The Lion Theatre, 410 West 42nd Street at 7 PM.   Hosted by series Producing Artistic Director and Casting Director Stephen DeAngelis, the popular series allows performers to showcase their versatility and share anecdotes about their experiences. (more...)

Carnegie Hall's Giant, Starry WEST SIDE STORY Revival Opens This Weekend in QueensCarnegie Hall's Giant, Starry WEST SIDE STORY Revival Opens This Weekend in Queens
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2016

Carnegie Hall's WEST SIDE STORY will be presented in three performances this weekend, March 4, 5, and 6, 2016, at the Knockdown Center, a restored factory in Queens. (more...)

BWW Feature: MUSICAL THEATER HERITAGE at MTH At Crown CenterBWW Feature: MUSICAL THEATER HERITAGE at MTH At Crown Center
by Alan Portner - Mar 4, 2016

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The Wallis to Present Hershey Felder as Leonard Bernstein in MAESTRO, 8/10-28The Wallis to Present Hershey Felder as Leonard Bernstein in MAESTRO, 8/10-28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2016

The extraordinary performing artist Hershey Felder will make his debut at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts with his critically-acclaimed production of Hershey Felder as Leonard Bernstein in MAESTRO for a special Los Angeles engagement from August 10 - 28, 2016. Directed by Joel Zwick, MAESTRO features only 22 performances prior to transferring to New York in fall of 2016. MAESTRO bows at The Wallis on August 10 with a special Opening Night Celebration. Single tickets and subscription series are now available for purchase. (more...)

Dance Council of North Texas to Host DANCE PLANET 20 in AprilDance Council of North Texas to Host DANCE PLANET 20 in April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2016

Dance Council of North Texas invites you to DANCE NOW at Dance Planet's 20th Anniversary on April 9 from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm and April 10 from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm at Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing & Visual Arts. This event features FREE classes, FREE performances, and FREE engaging activities. Register for classes at thedancecouncil.org beginning March 21. (more...)

Annie Golden & David St. Louis to Lead PlayMakers Repertory Company's SWEENEY TODDAnnie Golden & David St. Louis to Lead PlayMakers Repertory Company's SWEENEY TODD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2016

PlayMakers Repertory Company announces casting of the lead roles for its upcoming production of Stephen Sondheim's "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" to be presented March 30-April 23. (more...)

Scoop: THE FLASH on THE CW - Tuesday, March 22, 2016Scoop: THE FLASH on THE CW - Tuesday, March 22, 2016
by TV Scoop - Mar 4, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE FLASH, airing on THE CW on Tuesday, March 22, 2016! (more...)

Michelle Dowdy, Chris Dilley & Jonathan Reid Gealt to Judge First Round of RISING STAR $1000 Singing CompetitionMichelle Dowdy, Chris Dilley & Jonathan Reid Gealt to Judge First Round of RISING STAR $1000 Singing Competition
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2016

This Sunday, RISE BAR is seeking it's next RISING STAR! Hosted by Broadways Marty Thomas (Xanadu, The Secret Garden, Wicked), the RISING STAR competition begins Sunday March 6! The contestants will be competing in an 8 week elimination style contest for a $1000 cast prize and paid bookings at RISE Bar with their respective solo show. In addition to it's cash and prize package, RISING STAR is offering networking opportunities with guest celebrity judges, fantastic exposure and valuable live stage experience. (more...)

Theatre Forward to Honor Jesse Tyler Ferguson at Chairman's Awards GalaTheatre Forward to Honor Jesse Tyler Ferguson at Chairman's Awards Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

THEATRE FORWARD and Chairman JAMES S. TURLEY will lead a celebration to support American theatre at the annual Chairman's Awards Gala on Monday, April 11th at The Pierre New York (2 East 61st Street at Fifth Avenue) at 6:30pm.  The Chairman's Awards Gala supports the creation of theatrical works and arts education at the country's leading nonprofit theatres.   (more...)

THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Tour to Play Schuster Performing Arts Center, 3/15-20THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Tour to Play Schuster Performing Arts Center, 3/15-20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2016

Victoria Theatre Association has announced the full casting for the Dayton premiere of Premier Health Broadway Series presentation of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY starring Elizabeth Stanley (On the Town, Million Dollar Quartet) as Francesca and Andrew Samonsky (The Hunchback of Notre Dame, South Pacific) as Robert. THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY runs at the Benjamin & Marion Schuster Performing Arts Center, March 15-20. Tickets are on sale now at Ticket Center Stage, located in the WIntergarden of the Schuster Center, by calling 937-228-3630, toll-free 888-228-3630 or online at www.ticketcenterstage.com. (more...)

Do You Like Comedy? Do You Hate Scammers? City Warns Comedy Clubs About Street TeamsDo You Like Comedy? Do You Hate Scammers? City Warns Comedy Clubs About Street Teams
by Michael Dale - Mar 2, 2016

Street sellers have been known to scam customers with promises of big names appearing. (more...)

Alysha Umphress, James Barry, Julie Foldesi & More Will Star in Paper Mill's PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES This SpringAlysha Umphress, James Barry, Julie Foldesi & More Will Star in Paper Mill's PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2016

Paper Mill Playhouse has announced casting for its spring musical, Pump Boys and Dinettes. This Tony Award nominee features James Barry (Jim), Gabe Bowling (Jackson), Julie Foldesi (Prudie), Jason Ostrowski (L.M.), Alysha Umphress (Rhetta) and Sam Weber (Eddie).  Pump Boys and Dinettes is conceived and written by John Foley, Mark Hardwick, Debra Monk, Cass Morgan, John Schimmel and Jim Wann. Pump Boys and Dinettes will be directed by John Foley with choreography by JoAnn M. Hunter. Pump Boys and Dinettes will run eight times a week at the Millburn, New Jersey, theater from April 6 through May 1, 2016. The official press opening night is Sunday, April 10, at 7:00pm. Paper Mill Playhouse's 2015-2016 Season is proudly sponsored by Investors Bank. (more...)

VIDEO: Mike Birbiglia Explains His Dramatic Run-In With a MouseVIDEO: Mike Birbiglia Explains His Dramatic Run-In With a Mouse
by TV News Desk - Mar 2, 2016

Comedian Mike Birbiglia stopped by last night's LATE SHOW to talk about his new show THANK GOD FOR JOKES, and a recent dramatic run-in with a mouse. (more...)

American Classic THE MUSIC MAN to Open This Week at Center for the ArtsAmerican Classic THE MUSIC MAN to Open This Week at Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2016

The Center for the Arts, a division of the Wilmette Park District, steps into spring with Meredith Willson's THE MUSIC MAN. The iconic Americana musical opens on March 4th in the Theatre of the Wilmette Park District's Community Recreation Center, 3000 Glenview Road, Wilmette, IL. Performances run through March 13th. (more...)

BWW Photo Exclusive: Jose Llana Will Release Debut Album, ALTITUDE, This May!BWW Photo Exclusive: Jose Llana Will Release Debut Album, ALTITUDE, This May!
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 15, 2016

YELLOW SOUND LABEL will release the debut American solo album from Drama Desk Award-winning theatre star JOSE LLANA on Friday, May 13. Altitude - based on his acclaimed concert at the Lincoln Center American Songbook Series last year - celebrate his 20 years on Broadway with a savvy collection of songs he performed on and off the main stem, in addition to pop favorites. Tony Award winner Ruthie Ann Miles, his co-star in the Off-Broadway smash Here Lies Love, is featured as special guest. Altitude is produced by Michael Croiter with Kimberly Grigsby serving as Music Director. Pre-order the album at www.YellowSoundLabel.com. (more...)

Barrington Stage Company Adds Marin Mazzie & Jason Danieley, LOVE LETTERS and More to 2016-17 SeasonBarrington Stage Company Adds Marin Mazzie & Jason Danieley, LOVE LETTERS and More to 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, announced today two additional productions for their 2016 season, in addition to two one-night-only special events. (more...)

Tony-Winning Producer Stacey Mindich Receives 2016 Robert Whitehead Award TodayTony-Winning Producer Stacey Mindich Receives 2016 Robert Whitehead Award Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

Tony Award-winning Broadway producer Stacey Mindich will be presented The Commercial Theater Institute's Robert Whitehead Award for 'outstanding achievement in commercial theatre producing' at a reception at Sardi's today, March 15, 2016. (more...)

BROADWAY DOES COUNTRY Set for Feinstein's/54 Below, 5/8BROADWAY DOES COUNTRY Set for Feinstein's/54 Below, 5/8
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Broadway Does Country on May 8th, 2016. Sponsored by Erik Hayden, Financial Advisor, & the Peloso-Barnes Group at Morgan Stanley. Broadway Does Country takes the best of classic and contemporary Country Music and pairs them up with the best voices currently on Broadway. This annual event benefitting ASTEP, Artists Striving to End Poverty, is hosted by Broadway's Bret Shuford and features a real country band! You're gonna hear songs made famous by Patsy Cline, Reba, the Judds, Garth Brooks, Clint Black, the Dixie Chicks, Blake Shelton, and many others. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes HAMILTON's Phillipa SooThe Theater People Podcast Welcomes HAMILTON's Phillipa Soo
by Matt Tamanini - Mar 14, 2016

On Monday, March 14 the Theater People podcast welcomes HAMILTON star Phillipa Soo. Soo mader her New York stage debut in the title role of Natasha in the critically acclaimed 2013 Off-Broadway production of NATASHA, PIERRE, & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for March 14-20, Featuring Judy Gold, Kim Maresca, and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for March 14-20, Featuring Judy Gold, Kim Maresca, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Mar 13, 2016

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Maxine Linehan 'One -The Songs of U2'; RSO at 54: The Music of Rope & We Foxes in Concert; Kim Maresca at 54 Below; Judy Gold at 54 Below; and In Transit The Musical In Concert. (more...)

Nick Adams, Natalie Weiss & Jacob Yandura to Judge Second Round of RISING STAR Singing CompetitionNick Adams, Natalie Weiss & Jacob Yandura to Judge Second Round of RISING STAR Singing Competition
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2016

This Sunday, March 13, RISE BAR is seeking it's next RISING STAR! Hosted by Broadways Marty Thomas (Xanadu, The Secret Garden, Wicked), the RISING STAR competition begins Sunday March 6! The contestants will be competing in an 8 week elimination style contest for a $1000 cast prize and paid bookings at RISE Bar with their respective solo show. In addition to it's cash and prize package, RISING STAR is offering networking opportunities with guest celebrity judges, fantastic exposure and valuable live stage experience. (more...)

Out of Box Theatre to Present GOOD PEOPLEOut of Box Theatre to Present GOOD PEOPLE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2016

?David Lindsay-Abaire's dark comedy Good People is quite the undertaking for the directorial debut of Associate Artistic Director Matthew Busch. Good People is set in Southie, a densely populated neighborhood of South Boston known as a primarily working-class Irish American community that has recently undergone significant gentrification, making life more unaffordable for the residents of humbler means.  (more...)

Zina Goldrich & Marcy Heisler, Lindsay Mendez and More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below Next WeekZina Goldrich & Marcy Heisler, Lindsay Mendez and More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2016

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

MR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY to Open Next Month at the Lyric StageMR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY to Open Next Month at the Lyric Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2016

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston's 2015-16 Season continues April 8 with MR. BURNS, a post-electric play by Anne Washburn, with a score by Michael Friedman and lyrics by Anne Washburn. Directed by A. Nora Long, the production also features music director Allyssa Jones and choreographer Yo-El Cassell. MR. BURNS runs through May 7, 2016, with the official opening slated for April 10. (more...)

PlayMakers to Close 2015-16 Mainstage Season with SWEENEY TODDPlayMakers to Close 2015-16 Mainstage Season with SWEENEY TODD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2016

PlayMakers Repertory Company concludes its Mainstage Season with Stephen Sondheim's musical masterpiece 'Sweeney Todd,' onstage March 30 through April 23. Special events associated with the show begin March 14. (more...)

Full Cast, Dates, Events Set for David Tennant-Led 'KING AND COUNTRY' at BAMFull Cast, Dates, Events Set for David Tennant-Led 'KING AND COUNTRY' at BAM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2016

In a major theatrical event marking the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death, BAM, the Royal Shakespeare Company, and The Ohio State University present the US Premiere of Shakespeare's History plays in KING AND COUNTRY: SHAKESPEARE'S GREAT CYCLE OF KINGS. Following performances at the Barbican, and in China in Beijing, Shanghai, and Hong Kong, the plays are directed by RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran and performed in repertory at the BAM Harvey Theater from Mar 24 through May 1, 2016. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch FINDING NEVERLAND's Tony Yazbeck Perform Titular Song 'Neverland'STAGE TUBE: Watch FINDING NEVERLAND's Tony Yazbeck Perform Titular Song 'Neverland'
by Stage Tube - Mar 1, 2016

Current star of FINDING NEVERLAND, Tony Yazbeck, took time out of his busy schedule, between releasing his new album and starring as J.M. Barrie, to lend his singing voice to Pix11 Morning News. Check out Tony's rendition of 'Neverland' below!  (more...)

BROADWAY BACKWARDS Enlists Julie White to Host 2016 Edition; Chita Rivera, Danielle Brooks & More Join Lineup!BROADWAY BACKWARDS Enlists Julie White to Host 2016 Edition; Chita Rivera, Danielle Brooks & More Join Lineup!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2016

Broadway legend and two-time Tony Award winner Chita Rivera, Tony nominees Stephanie J. Block and Tony Sheldon, Danielle Brooks (The Color Purple, 'Orange is the New Black'), and Laura Michelle Kelly (Finding Neverland) are among those joining the stunning cast of this year's Broadway Backwards, a one-night-only musical celebration, custom-made for the LGBT community, our friends and families. In addition, it was announced that Tony winner Julie White, a longtime supporter of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, will host this year's 11th edition. (more...)

PRIDE & PREJUDICE, Judy Gold, Laura Osnes and More Set for This March at Feinstein's/54 BelowPRIDE & PREJUDICE, Judy Gold, Laura Osnes and More Set for This March at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

This March, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. Scroll down for details! (more...)

BWW TV: Zendaya Performs 'Neverland' at Weinstein Company's Pre-Oscars DinnerBWW TV: Zendaya Performs 'Neverland' at Weinstein Company's Pre-Oscars Dinner
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 29, 2016

Platinum-selling recording artist, Disney star and newly named Covergirl, Zendaya, stole the show in her breathtaking performance of 'Neverland' at The Weinstein Company's 2016 pre-Oscar dinner on Saturday, February 27 at the Montage, Marchesa Ballroom in Beverly Hills. Last month, Zendaya released a music video for 'Neverland,' one of the stand-out songs featured on Finding Neverland The Album (Republic Records), the official musical companion to the acclaimed Broadway production of Finding Neverland. (more...)

Tony Danza & Karen Ziemba Join March CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY ShowsTony Danza & Karen Ziemba Join March CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY Shows
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

New York's funniest show Celebrity Autobiography has added stars of stage & screen Tony Danza & Tony-winner Karen Ziemba for its March shows on Sat. 3/5 at 9:30pm & Mon. 3/7 at 7pm at The Triad (Stage 72 -- 158 West 72nd Street). They join previously announced Michael Urie (LOGO's Cocktails & Classics, Buyer & Cellar, TV's Ugly Betty), Broadway's Renee Elise Goldsberry (Hamilton), Rachel Dratch (SNL), Tovah Feldshuh (The Walking Dead, My Crazy Ex-Girlfriend), Golden Globe & Emmy-nominated actor Treat Williams, Broadway actress & comedian Jackie Hoffman (On the Town), David Krumholtz (Hail Caesar!), Maulik Pancholy (30 Rock), comedy legend Alan Zweibel & Drama Desk-winners Eugene Pack & Dayle Reyfel. (more...)

Ali Stroker to Star in Reading for New Musical Comedy (UN)LUCKY IN LOVEAli Stroker to Star in Reading for New Musical Comedy (UN)LUCKY IN LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2016

(Un)Lucky In Love, a heroic romantic musical comedy by award-winning writers Crystal Skillman & Bobby Cronin, will receive a developmental reading this week with a starry cast led by Ali Stroker (Spring Awakening, 'Glee') in a role that would be a first in Broadway musical theatre history -- a lead character who is disabled played by a disabled actor. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 2/26/2016 - SCHOOL OF ROCK Auditions, OSCARS and More!WAKE UP with BWW 2/26/2016 - SCHOOL OF ROCK Auditions, OSCARS and More!
by Jessica Khan - Feb 26, 2016

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: SCHOOL OF ROCK is on the lookout for fresh talent, and the OSCARS are this Sunday! (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: February 19-26THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: February 19-26
by Nora Dominick - Feb 26, 2016

Didn't have time to check in on your favorite Broadway stars? Well don't worry BroadwayWorld has rounded up some of the biggest stories from this week from Broadway and beyond with BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures.' (more...)

Great Grand Nephew of Sir Arthur Sullivan Set for New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players 2016 GalaGreat Grand Nephew of Sir Arthur Sullivan Set for New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players 2016 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2016

America's Preeminent Gilbert & Sullivan Repertory Ensemble, The New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players' 2016 Gala, is slated for Sunday, March 13 (4PM) at Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Symphony Space (2537 Broadway at 95th Street) featuring a performance of their award winning cabaret I've Got a Little Twist! VIP Experience includes a special pre-show lecture by Scott Hayes - great grand nephew of Sir Arthur Sullivan, plus hors d'oeuvres, drinks, a live auction and more. (more...)

THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Tour to Play the Fabulous Fox, 4/5-17THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Tour to Play the Fabulous Fox, 4/5-17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2016

The Fabulous Fox Theatre has announced the full casting for the St. Louis premiere of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY starring Elizabeth Stanley (On the Town, Million Dollar Quartet) as Francesca and Andrew Samonsky (The Hunchback of Notre Dame, South Pacific) as Robert. (more...)

Rashidra Scott, David Harris and Stephen DeRosa to Star in ANYTHING GOES at Goodspeed Musicals; Cast Announced!Rashidra Scott, David Harris and Stephen DeRosa to Star in ANYTHING GOES at Goodspeed Musicals; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2016

All aboard! Goodspeed Musicals kicks off its 2016 season at The Goodspeed with the Broadway hit ANYTHING GOES, and the company just announced a star-packed cast. (more...)

VIDEO: Mike Birbiglia Talks off-Broadway Show THANK GOD FOR JOKES on 'Tonight'VIDEO: Mike Birbiglia Talks off-Broadway Show THANK GOD FOR JOKES on 'Tonight'
by TV News Desk - Feb 25, 2016

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, Mike Birbiglia talked about his new off-Broadway show THANK GOD FOR JOKES and explained why he is suspicious of Rachel Maddow's excuse for being arrested. (more...)

Jackie Hoffman & Treat Williams Added to March's CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY ShowsJackie Hoffman & Treat Williams Added to March's CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY Shows
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2016

New York's funniest show Celebrity Autobiography has added Golden Globe & Emmy-nominated actor Treat Williams and Broadway actress & comedian Jackie Hoffman (On the Town) for its March shows on Sat. 3/5 at 9:30pm & Mon. 3/7 at 7pm at The Triad (Stage 72 -- 158 West 72nd Street). They join previously announced stars of stage & screen Michael Urie (LOGO's Cocktails & Classics, Buyer & Cellar, TV's Ugly Betty), Broadway's Renee Elise Goldsberry (Hamilton), Rachel Dratch (SNL), Tovah Feldshuh (The Walking Dead, My Crazy Ex-Girlfriend), Maulik Pancholy (30 Rock), comedy legend Alan Zweibel & Drama Desk-winners Eugene Pack & Dayle Reyfel. (more...)

Amy Adams to Star in Television Adaptation of Gillian Flynn's SHARP OBJECTSAmy Adams to Star in Television Adaptation of Gillian Flynn's SHARP OBJECTS
by TV News Desk - Feb 24, 2016

Amy Adams is heading to the small screen to star in an adaptation of SHARP OBJECTS, the novel of the same name by Gillian Flynn. (more...)

Photo Flash: Tommy Tune, Stephanie J. Block, Alysha Umphress and More Join 'SHOW BIZ AFTER HOURS' at BirdlandPhoto Flash: Tommy Tune, Stephanie J. Block, Alysha Umphress and More Join 'SHOW BIZ AFTER HOURS' at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was proud to present NY1 theater journalist Frank DiLella in the third episode of his new talk show, "Show Biz After Hours with Frank DiLella.'  Frank's very special guest stars were ten-time Tony Award-winner Tommy Tune, Tony nominee Stephanie J. Block, On the Town star Alysha Umphress, and tap dance duo Clay Thompson and Christopher Rice. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Brandon Leffler Joins Cast of TRIP OF LOVE at Stage 42; New Ensemble Members AnnouncedBrandon Leffler Joins Cast of TRIP OF LOVE at Stage 42; New Ensemble Members Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2016

Trip of Love, New York's high-voltage 1960's Pop Music Spectacular, proudly announces three casting updates:  Brandon Leffler steps into the role of George.  Leffler's Broadway and national tour credits including On the Town,Cinderella, Wicked, A Chorus Line, Cats, and Fanny and Anyone Can Whistle atEncores! Great American Musicals In Concert®.  Television audiences have seen Leffler on TV's 'SNL,' '30 Rock,' and 'Gossip Girl.' (more...)

BWW Exclusive: MIKE BIRBIGLIA: THANK GOD FOR JOKES Extends Run Through 5/29BWW Exclusive: MIKE BIRBIGLIA: THANK GOD FOR JOKES Extends Run Through 5/29
by Marissa Sblendorio - Feb 22, 2016

On the heels of a heavenly opening week and rave reviews, MIKE BIRBIGLIA: THANK GOD FOR JOKES will extend through May 29, 2016 at the Lynn Redgrave Theater (45 Bleecker Street). The latest one-man show written and performed by Mike Birbiglia and directed by Seth Barrish will run for an additional 3 months with 7 performances per week (Weds-Sun).  (more...)

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