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BWW Review: THROUGH THE MILL, London Theatre Workshop, December 8 2015BWW Review: THROUGH THE MILL, London Theatre Workshop, December 8 2015
by Gary Naylor - Dec 9, 2015

Gary Naylor sees Judy Garland brought back to life by three very fine performances in a show that is at its best when the songs are being sung. (more...)

Ratings Gains for NBC's THE WIZ LIVE Now On Par with 'Sound of Music'Ratings Gains for NBC's THE WIZ LIVE Now On Par with 'Sound of Music'
by TV News Desk - Dec 8, 2015

On a percentage basis, ratings gains for NBC's THE WIZ LIVE! are now on par with the network's SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE, which aired in 2013. (more...)

Sneak Peek - Watch Josh Groban Perform 'Fax Machine Santa' on COMEDY BANG! BANGSneak Peek - Watch Josh Groban Perform 'Fax Machine Santa' on COMEDY BANG! BANG
by TV News Desk - Dec 8, 2015

Josh Groban stops by this week's episode of COMEDY BANG! BANG! and helps ease cast member Scott Aukerman's holiday blues with a little known Christmas number titled 'Fax Machine Grandpa.' (more...)

VIDEO: It's East vs. West Oz in SNL's Hilarious Spoof of THE WIZ LIVE!VIDEO: It's East vs. West Oz in SNL's Hilarious Spoof of THE WIZ LIVE!
by TV News Desk - Dec 7, 2015

Saturday's episode of NBC's SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE featured a spoof on last week's live broadcat of THE WIZ LIVE! In the sketch, West Oz's Scarecrow (host Ryan Gosling) mistakenly ends up in East Oz with Dorothy (Sasheer Zamata), Cowardly Lion (Kenan Thompson), Tin Man (Jay Pharoah), Scarecrow (Michael Che) and The Wiz (Leslie Jones). (more...)

ELTC and MAC Present Ghostly Trolley RidesELTC and MAC Present Ghostly Trolley Rides
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2015

Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts and Humanities and East Lynne Theater Company present 'Ghosts of Christmas Past Trolley Rides." (more...)

I Pledge Allegiance to the Band! Meet the Cast of SCHOOL OF ROCK, Opening Tonight on BroadwayI Pledge Allegiance to the Band! Meet the Cast of SCHOOL OF ROCK, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Dec 6, 2015

Based on the smash hit 2003 film of the same title, SCHOOL OF ROCK: THE MUSICAL, with music from the movie, as well as an original score by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyricist Glenn Slater, a book by Julian Fellowes and direction by Laurence Connor, makes its World Premiere on Broadway tonight, December 6, at the Winter Garden Theatre. Scroll down to learn more about the cast, plus watch highlights of the company in action! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: 7-Year-Old Beyonce Sings 'Home' from THE WIZSTAGE TUBE: 7-Year-Old Beyonce Sings 'Home' from THE WIZ
by Stage Tube - Dec 5, 2015

When mounting an upcoming Broadway version of NBC's THE WIZ LIVE, maybe producers should consider casting superstar Beyonce. (more...)

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, 12/05- SPRING AWAKENING, PRINCE OF BROADWAY, ON YOUR FEET, and More!Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, 12/05- SPRING AWAKENING, PRINCE OF BROADWAY, ON YOUR FEET, and More!
by Sally Henry - Dec 5, 2015

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for what has become one of the theatre community's most beloved traditions- BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup! (more...)

Will NBC Ever Use a Live Studio Audience? Zadan & Meron Answer!Will NBC Ever Use a Live Studio Audience? Zadan & Meron Answer!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2015

As BWW reported earlier today, NBC's live broadcast of THE WIZ LIVE! brought in a whopping 11.5 million viewers - a reason to celebrate for the network. Executive producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron chatted with the Hollywood Reporter today about the huge success of the show and what is in store for the future. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Ease on Down the Road All Over Again with NBC's Full Broadcast of THE WIZ LIVE!STAGE TUBE: Ease on Down the Road All Over Again with NBC's Full Broadcast of THE WIZ LIVE!
by Stage Tube - Dec 4, 2015

NBC aired its colorful holiday production of THE WIZ LIVE! last night, featuring newcomer Shanice Williams as Dorothy alongside Grammy and Golden Globe-winner Queen Latifah as the Wizard, nine-time Grammy-winner Mary J. Blige as Evillene, original Dorothy, Stephanie Mills, as Auntie Em and David Alan Grier as the Cowardly Lion. Whether you missed the special presentation when it aired or just want to re-live the amazing journey through Oz, watch the entire show below! (more...)

See Shanice Williams' Standing Ovation from THE WIZ LIVE! Cast & Crew Following the Finale!See Shanice Williams' Standing Ovation from THE WIZ LIVE! Cast & Crew Following the Finale!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2015

As BWW reported earlier today, NBC's live broadcast of THE WIZ LIVE! brought in a whopping 11.5 million viewers - a reason to celebrate for the network. Another reason? The introduction of the unforgettable Shanice Williams. Cast member James Brown III caught Williams' re-entry backstage following her powerful performance of the show's finale, 'Home,' last night. Check out a quick video of the cast and crew's standing ovation for 'Dorothy' actress below! (more...)

BWW Blog: WIZARD OF OZ Tour's Morgan ReynoldsBWW Blog: WIZARD OF OZ Tour's Morgan Reynolds
by Guest Blogger: Morgan Reynolds - Dec 4, 2015

@morganwreynolds (Scarecrow) takes fans behind-the-scenes on the 2015-16 North American tour of The Wizard of Oz! #WizardUsTour.  Check out his latest vlog below! (more...)

Photo Flash: BWW Exclusive: Shanice Williams' High School Celebrates THE WIZ LIVE!Photo Flash: BWW Exclusive: Shanice Williams' High School Celebrates THE WIZ LIVE!
by TV News Desk - Dec 4, 2015

Below, Shanice's high school drama teacher, Alison Dooley shared exclusive photos of last night's WIZ LIVE event, where students, teachers and local dignataries gathered together to celebrate their own. (more...)

UPDATE: NBC's THE WIZ LIVE! Delivers 11.5 Million Viewers; Most Social Live Special EverUPDATE: NBC's THE WIZ LIVE! Delivers 11.5 Million Viewers; Most Social Live Special Ever
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 4, 2015

With a 4.4 rating, 14 share in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters, 'The Wiz Live!' has delivered the highest-rated Thursday for any network in the local markets, excluding sports (more...)

VIDEO: Watch 'Home', 'Brand New Day' & More Musical Performances from THE WIZ LIVE!VIDEO: Watch 'Home', 'Brand New Day' & More Musical Performances from THE WIZ LIVE!
by TV News Desk - Dec 4, 2015

Below, watch the talented cast performing 'Home', 'No Bad News,' 'He's The Wiz,' 'So You Wanted to Meet the Wizard,' 'Branded New Day' and 'Ease On Down the Road.' (more...)

Photo Flash: NBC Shares Cast Photos from WIZ LIVE! Post-Show!Photo Flash: NBC Shares Cast Photos from WIZ LIVE! Post-Show!
by TV News Desk - Dec 4, 2015

NBC aired its colorful holiday production of THE WIZ LIVE! last night, featuring newcomer Shanice Williams as Dorothy. Below, NBC shared photos of the cast from 'Show Night.'  (more...)

2015 BroadwayWorld Boise Awards Update - Samuel Clemens, Tamara Hess Lead!2015 BroadwayWorld Boise Awards Update - Samuel Clemens, Tamara Hess Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 4, 2015

Voting has opened for the 2015 BroadwayWorld Boise Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of November 27th. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

2015 BroadwayWorld Central Pennsylvania Awards Update - Michael Zorger, Logan James Hall Lead!2015 BroadwayWorld Central Pennsylvania Awards Update - Michael Zorger, Logan James Hall Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 4, 2015

Voting has opened for the 2015 BroadwayWorld Central Pennsylvania Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of November 27th. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

2015 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards Update - Nicholas Dantes, Roy J. Brown Lead!2015 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards Update - Nicholas Dantes, Roy J. Brown Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 4, 2015

Voting has opened for the 2015 BroadwayWorld Chicago Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of November 27th. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

2015 BroadwayWorld Madison Awards Update - Kevin McAllister, Terry Christopher Lead!2015 BroadwayWorld Madison Awards Update - Kevin McAllister, Terry Christopher Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 4, 2015

Voting has opened for the 2015 BroadwayWorld Madison Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of November 27th. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

2015 BroadwayWorld New Jersey Awards - John Tartaglia, Ellen McLaughlin Lead!2015 BroadwayWorld New Jersey Awards - John Tartaglia, Ellen McLaughlin Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 4, 2015

Voting has opened for the 2015 BroadwayWorld New Jersey Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of November 27th. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

2015 BroadwayWorld Phoenix Awards Update - Phillip Amerine, Jordan Sagy Lead!2015 BroadwayWorld Phoenix Awards Update - Phillip Amerine, Jordan Sagy Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 4, 2015

Voting has opened for the 2015 BroadwayWorld Phoenix Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of November 27th. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

After 11.5 Million Tune-In for THE WIZ LIVE, NBC Sets Encore BroadcastAfter 11.5 Million Tune-In for THE WIZ LIVE, NBC Sets Encore Broadcast
by TV News Desk - Dec 4, 2015

With this strong ratings report, NBC will air an encore telecast of its holiday production on Saturday, Dec. 19 (8-11 p.m. ET). (more...)

2015 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards Update - Nicholas Dantes in Lead!2015 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards Update - Nicholas Dantes in Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 18, 2015

Time is running out to vote for the 2015 BroadwayWorld Chicago Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 18. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31! (more...)

2015 BroadwayWorld Madison Awards Update - Kevin McAllister Big Lead!2015 BroadwayWorld Madison Awards Update - Kevin McAllister Big Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 18, 2015

Time is running out to vote for the 2015 BroadwayWorld Madison Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 18. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31! (more...)

2015 BroadwayWorld New Jersey Awards Update - Ellen McLaughlin, Laura Osnes in Lead!2015 BroadwayWorld New Jersey Awards Update - Ellen McLaughlin, Laura Osnes in Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 18, 2015

Time is running out to vote for the 2015 BroadwayWorld New Jersey Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 18. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31! (more...)

2015 BroadwayWorld Phoenix Awards Update - Alan Ariano in Lead!2015 BroadwayWorld Phoenix Awards Update - Alan Ariano in Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 18, 2015

Time is running out to vote for the 2015 BroadwayWorld Phoenix Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 18. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31! (more...)

Ocean State Theatre to Host MOVIE MUSICALS LIVE! in JanuaryOcean State Theatre to Host MOVIE MUSICALS LIVE! in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2015

Ocean State Theatre Company (OSTC), currently celebrating its fourth season in its state-of-the-art theatre in Warwick, is pleased to announce its third annual benefit concert presentations - Movie Musicals Live! starring OSTC "kid" alumni on Saturday, January 9 and A Night of Broadway Classics starring Fred Scheff on Saturday, January 16. (more...)

CSC Now Enrolling for Spring Dance ConservatoryCSC Now Enrolling for Spring Dance Conservatory
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2015

The professional Centenary Stage Company (CSC) is accepting enrollment into their Dance Conservatory courses for the spring semester. With professional instructors and schedules fit for working adults and teens, these programs are suitable for amateurs and professionals. The Conservatory of Dance provides the community with affordable, high-quality dance classes and is designed to introduce dancers to professionals who are currently working as choreographers, dancers and educators in dance and theatre at a collegiate level. Classes will run from January 19 - May 9. No classes March 21 - March 25.  (more...)

Connie Lansberg Releases YA Action Adventure Book THE PERFECT TEARConnie Lansberg Releases YA Action Adventure Book THE PERFECT TEAR
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2015

Connie Lansberg, popular songwriter, jazz singer, and now author, based in Melbourne, Australia, announces the launch of her new book, The Perfect Tear (Rockit Press) a unique, young adult fantasy that is the first of a three-part trilogy. Ms. Lansberg passionately believes our young people want a new story. (more...)

VIDEO: THE WIZ LIVE's Shanice Williams & Ne-Yo Talk Post Live-EventVIDEO: THE WIZ LIVE's Shanice Williams & Ne-Yo Talk Post Live-Event
by TV News Desk - Dec 16, 2015

Grammy-winning singer Ne-Yo and Shanice Williams starred in THE WIZ LIVE! on NBC on December 3rd, and together they conquered Oz and social media. (more...)

Australia's WITCHES OF WICKED to Join Sydney Symphony OrchestraAustralia's WITCHES OF WICKED to Join Sydney Symphony Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2015

Prepare for an evening of magic and mystery as Australia's very own Witches of Wicked join the Sydney Symphony Orchestra for the world premiere of Witches in July 2016. (more...)

Tickets to THE WIZARD OF OZ at The Orpheum Theatre on Sale FridayTickets to THE WIZARD OF OZ at The Orpheum Theatre on Sale Friday
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

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BWW Interview: Matt Farnsworth on the Creation of His Innovative Vocal Studio AppBWW Interview: Matt Farnsworth on the Creation of His Innovative Vocal Studio App
by Robert Diamond - Dec 14, 2015

Matt Farnsworth is an accomplished voice teacher, actor, and pianist living and working in NYC. He has been teaching voice since 1995 when he became the consulting coach on Broadway's production of Rent. Since then, Matt has taught hundreds of Broadway actors, film stars and recording artists which include Sara Bareilles, Carly Rae Jepsen and American Idol finalists Constantine Maroulis and Pia Toscano. (more...)

Shanice Williams, Ne-Yo Among THE WIZ LIVE!'s 5 Critics Choice Nominations!Shanice Williams, Ne-Yo Among THE WIZ LIVE!'s 5 Critics Choice Nominations!
by TV News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

NBC's live broadcast of THE WIZ LIVE! received five nominations including a nod for Shanice Williams in the category of BEST ACTRESS IN A MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISION OR LIMITED SERIES. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 12, 2015BWW's On This Day - December 12, 2015
by - Dec 12, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 12 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

2015 BroadwayWorld Madison Awards Update - Kevin McAllister in Big Lead!2015 BroadwayWorld Madison Awards Update - Kevin McAllister in Big Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 11, 2015

Voting is fully underway for the 2015 BroadwayWorld Madison Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 11. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

2015 BroadwayWorld New Jersey Awards Update - John Tartaglia in Strong Lead!2015 BroadwayWorld New Jersey Awards Update - John Tartaglia in Strong Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 11, 2015

Voting is fully underway for the 2015 BroadwayWorld New Jersey Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 11. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

2015 BroadwayWorld Phoenix Awards Update - Toby Yatso in Lead!2015 BroadwayWorld Phoenix Awards Update - Toby Yatso in Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 11, 2015

Voting is fully underway for the 2015 BroadwayWorld Phoenix Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 11. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

JSP Records to Release JUDY GARLAND SINGS HAROLD ARLENJSP Records to Release JUDY GARLAND SINGS HAROLD ARLEN
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

JSP Records is proud to announce it will release in early 2016 JUDY GARLAND SINGS HAROLD ARLEN, a 2-CD box set devoted to Harold Arlen (1905-1986) tunes Judy Garland (1922-1969) performed in the studio, on screen, on the radio, and on stage between 1938 and 1968. Four tracks are new to CD. (more...)

Josh Groban to Release CD/DVD Package STAGES LIVE, 2/5Josh Groban to Release CD/DVD Package STAGES LIVE, 2/5
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

Multi-platinum recording artist Josh Groban will release a CD/DVD package, entitled Stages Live, on February 5th via Reprise Records. (more...)

HAPPY 50ISH to Bring Mid-Life Crisis Musical Comedy to the D Las Vegas, 12/19-23HAPPY 50ISH to Bring Mid-Life Crisis Musical Comedy to the D Las Vegas, 12/19-23
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

Off-Broadway sensation, HAPPY 50ISH!, the mid-life crisis musical comedy is preparing to party it up inside the Showroom at the D Las Vegas during a special limited engagement from December 19 to 23. (more...)

2015 BroadwayWorld Boise Awards Update - INTO THE WOODS JR Winning!2015 BroadwayWorld Boise Awards Update - INTO THE WOODS JR Winning!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 11, 2015

Voting is fully underway for the 2015 BroadwayWorld Boise Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 11. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

2015 BroadwayWorld Central Pennsylvania Awards Update - Donna Drake Leads!2015 BroadwayWorld Central Pennsylvania Awards Update - Donna Drake Leads!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 11, 2015

Voting is fully underway for the 2015 BroadwayWorld Central Pennsylvania Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 11. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

2015 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards Update - Dan Deluca Winning Big!2015 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards Update - Dan Deluca Winning Big!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 11, 2015

Voting is fully underway for the 2015 BroadwayWorld Chicago Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 11. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

Tickets to THE WIZARD OF OZ in Canada on Sale MondayTickets to THE WIZARD OF OZ in Canada on Sale Monday
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2015

Broadway Across Canada announced today that individual tickets for the Calgary premiere of The Wizard of Oz will go on sale Monday, December 14 at 10am. Tickets are available at 1-855-985-5000 or by visiting www.ticketmaster.ca. Groups of 10 or more can call 1-800-889-8457. The staged musical of this worldwide smash-hit film will play the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium from February 16 - 21. (more...)

DEFYING SUBTLETY: THE SONGS OF ED BELL Comes to The Battersea Barge, Dec 20DEFYING SUBTLETY: THE SONGS OF ED BELL Comes to The Battersea Barge, Dec 20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2015

Defying Subtlety: The Songs of Ed Bell is headed to The Battersea Barge, London on Sunday 20th December, 8pm. Tickets £12-18. (more...)

Paper Mill Releases Final Block of Tickets for A CHRISTMAS STORYPaper Mill Releases Final Block of Tickets for A CHRISTMAS STORY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2015

Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director) released a block of great seats today for the final two weeks of the holiday hit, A Christmas Story: The Musical. The musical will run eight times a week at the Millburn, New Jersey theater and has best availability from December 23, 2015 thru January 3, 2016. Based on the popular 1983 film, A Christmas Story: The Musical has a book by Joseph Robinette with music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul.  A Christmas Story: The Musical will be directed by Brandon Ivie and choreographed by Mara Newbery Greer. Paper Mill Playhouse's 2015-2016 Season is proudly sponsored by Investors Bank. (more...)

NYFOS and Juilliard to Present HARRY, HOAGY, AND HAROLD, 1/13 & 17NYFOS and Juilliard to Present HARRY, HOAGY, AND HAROLD, 1/13 & 17
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2015

The New York Festival of Song marks its eleventh annual co-presentation with Juilliard's Ellen and James S. Marcus Institute for Vocal Arts with a new program titled HARRY, HOAGY, and HAROLD. (more...)

Photo Flash: Child Stars & Moms from Stage, TV & Film Gather at Hollywood MuseumPhoto Flash: Child Stars & Moms from Stage, TV & Film Gather at Hollywood Museum
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2015

Almost 80 students from The Dolores Mission School gathered for a wonderful opportunity to visit Hollywood and tour the recently decorated Hollywood Museum, enjoy the beautiful holiday decorations by Dr Christmas (Bob Pranga), as well as hear inspirational stories with interesting messages from local politicians and personalities. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

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