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FIRST LOOK - Neil Patrick Harris Bares All on New 'Rolling Stone' Cover!
by TV News Desk - May 7, 2014

Rolling Stone has shared a first look at HEDWIG star and recent Tony nominee Neil Patrick Harris. The actor poses in his birthday suit for the newest issue of the magazine which hits newstands this Friday! (more...)

Gina McKee & More Join Cast of Trafalgar Transformed's RICHARD III
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

Gina McKee (Di & Viv & Rose, King Lear, Ivanov, Our Friends In The North, Notting Hill) will play Queen Elizabeth, alongside the previously announced Martin Freeman (more...)

Gina McKee Joins Martin Freeman In Cast Of RICHARD III
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

Gina McKee (Di & Viv & Rose, King Lear, Ivanov, Our Friends In The North, Notting Hill) will play Queen Elizabeth, alongside the previously announced Martin Freeman (Clybourne Park, The Hobbit, Sherlock, Fargo) as Richard III in Jamie Lloyd's first production of his second season at Trafalgar Transformed, Richard III, running from 1 July to 27 September, with press night on 8 July. (more...)

Neil Patrick Harris Shares: Coming Out Brought 'More Opportunities Than Ever'
by TV News Desk - May 7, 2014

In the feature story, NPH shares that revealing his sexuality was one of the best things that ever happened to his career. (more...)

WICKED Plays the Orpheum Theater, Now thru 5/25
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

After record breaking engagements in Omaha in 2009 and 2011, WICKED, Broadway's biggest blockbuster, will return to Omaha's Orpheum Theater for a third engagement today, May 7 through May 25, 2014. (more...)

Writers Theatre Premieres DAYS LIKE TODAY, Now thru 7/13
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2014

Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma announce Writers Theatre's World Premiere production of Days Like Today, with music and lyrics by Alan Schmuckler and book by Laura Eason, directed by Artistic Director Michael Halberstam, music direction by Doug Peck and choreography by Tommy Rapley. The production runs today, May 6-July 13, 2014 at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. The press opening is May 22, 2014 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Joey Calveri, Jenn Collela and More Set for WAT Project's Staged Reading of 1959 PINK THUNDERBIRD, 5/19
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2014

Working Artists Theatre Project, in collaboration with the David Lynch Foundation, presents a staged play reading benefit of James McLure's companion comedies Lone Star and Laundry and Bourbon under the title 1959 Pink Thunderbird, featuring a cast of Broadway talent. All proceeds will benefit the Operation Warrior Wellness Project in teaching War Veterans with PTSD Transcendental Meditation. (more...)

JUST ANOTHER LOVE STORY Set for London Theatre Workshop, 6-24 May
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2014

Following on from the successful run of "Ordinary Days" (which has been nominated for an Off West End Theatre Award for Best Musical Production), and the London revival of Eugene O'Neill's "Ah, Wilderness!" London Theatre Workshop is delighted to announce its next show will be the first London run of a new evening celebration of Stephen Sondheim's love songs, "Just Another Love Story". (more...)

HEDWIG's Neil Patrick Harris Set for LIVE WITH KELLY & MICHAEL Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2014

HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH star Neil Patrick Harris will appear on ABC's "Live! with Kelly and Michael" tomorrow, May 6th at 9AM. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Salt Lake City - Week of 5/04/2014
by BWW - May 4, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/04/2014 for Salt Lake City (more...)

Stark Naked Theatre Rounds Out Third Season with Shakespeare's THE WINTER'S TALE, Now thru 5/16
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2014

Stark Naked Theatre Company concludes its third season with a compelling production of one of William Shakespeare's most fascinating plays, The Winter's Tale. Directed by acclaimed Houston actor/director Philip Lehl, The Winter's Tale opens tonight, May 2nd and runs through May 16th at STUDIO 101. (more...)

Nathan Tysen and Arthur Perlman Win 2014 Kleban Prizes for Musical Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2014

The Kleban Foundation just announced that the 24th annual Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre lyricist has been awarded to Nathan Tysen and the 24th annual Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre librettist has been awarded to Arthur Perlman.The 2014 prizes will be presented on Monday, June 23, 2014, in a private ceremony (by invitation only) hosted by ASCAP and BMI. (more...)

BWW Reviews: University of Houston-Downtown's Original Pronunciation JULIUS CAESAR is Interesting Experiment in Language
by David Clarke - May 2, 2014

Inspired by noted linguist David Crystal's YouTube videos, Kate Pogue decided to bring an original pronunciation performance of Shakespeare to Houston. This summer, she and UH-D's O'Kane Theatre are remounting their popular production of JULIUS CAESAR, giving Houston audiences another chance to experience this novel approach to Shakespearean plays. (more...)

Drew Starlin, Julia Krohn & More to Lead TUTS Underground's HANDS ON A HARDBODY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2014

TUTS Underground will stage the Texas Premiere of Hands On A Hardbody, June 12-22 at Zilkha Hall at The Hobby Center. (more...)

The Union Theatre to Stage PACIFIC OVERTURES, July 2-Aug 2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2014

There are few musicals as beautiful and unusual as Pacific Overtures and indeed there is nothing stranger than fact. An isolated Japan, swathed in honour and protected by invincible gods, has a very rude awakening in 1853 by western war ships. A lowly fisherman is sent to insist they turn back only to kick start a chain of events that lead to drastic social change. Pulling on Japanese art forms such as Kabuki and Butoh, Pacific Overtures is an epic tale of how the child becomes the master Welcome to Japan! (more...)

Philip Coogan Releases New Memoir of LOVE AND COURAGE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 4/27/2014
by BWW - Apr 27, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/27/2014 for Chicago (more...)

WAKE UP with BroadwayWorld - Friday, April 25, 2014 - Drama Desk Noms, Tony Decisions, SLEEPING BEAUTY and More!
by Jessica Showers - Apr 25, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: the Drama Desk nominees will be announced, the Tonys committee is making its final decisions, and everyone across the country can see Matthew Bourne's reimagining of SLEEPING BEAUTY! (more...)

VIDEO: Neil Patrick Harris Talks HEDWIG Audience Interaction on 'Letterman'!
by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2014

Neil Patrick Harris, currently starring on Broadway in Hedwig and the Angry Inch, stopped by last night's Late Show with David Letterman and spoke about interacting in character with the Broadway theater audience. (more...)

THE COMIC BOOK THEATER FESTIVAL ISSUE #2 to Play the Brick, 6/3-29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2014

The Brick Theater, Inc. announces The Comic Book Theater Festival Issue #2, June 3rd-29th, 2014. (more...)

Plays by Jess Brickman, Molly Smith Metzler and P. Seth Bauer Set for Bay Street's New Works Festival This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2014

BAY STREET THEATRE NEW WORKS FESTIVAL will take place this weekend, April 25-27 at the Bay Street Theatre on the Long Wharf in Sag Harbor, NY. The Festival is produced in Association with SPACE on Ryder Farm. (more...)

VIDEO: Neil Patrick Harris Talks HIMYM Season Finale on 'Letterman'
by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2014

Neil Patrick Harris, currently starring on Broadway in Hedwig and the Angry Inch, stopped by last night's LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN to talk about the season finale of his CBS comedy 'How I Met Your Mother.' (more...)

Plays by Jess Brickman, Molly Smith Metzler and P. Seth Bauer Set for Bay Street Theatre's New Works Festival, 4/25-27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

BAY STREET THEATRE NEW WORKS FESTIVAL will take place on April 25-27 at the Bay Street Theatre on the Long Wharf in Sag Harbor, NY. The Festival is produced in Association with SPACE on Ryder Farm. The media sponsor for the festival is Dan's Papers Literary Prize Contest. (more...)

DVR Alert: HEDWIG's Neil Patrick Harris Appears on LETTERMAN Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH star Neil Patrick Harris will appear on CBS' 'Late Show with David Letterman' tonight, April 24th. (more...)

HEDWIG's Neil Patrick Harris to Visit LETTERMAN Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH star Neil Patrick Harris will appear on CBS' "Late Show with David Letterman" tomorrow, April 24th. (more...)

Joseph Badal Releases 'Ultimate Betrayal'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

'Filled with unexpected twists, unconventional allies and a master-mind villain who makes hired killers look like kindergarten teachers. 'Ultimate Betrayal' is Joseph Badal's best book yet. A must-read for anyone with a craving for a fast-paced, action-packed, beautifully constructed thriller.' -Anne Hillerman, author of 'Spider Woman's Daughter' Inspired by actual events, 'Ultimate Betrayal' is a thriller that takes the reader on an action-packed, adrenaline-boosting ride, from the streets of South Philadelphia, through the Afghanistan War, to Mafia drug smuggling, to the halls of power at the CIA and the White House. David Hood comes from the streets of South Philadelphia, is a decorated Afghanistan War hero, builds a highly successful business, marries the woman of his dreams, and has two children he adores. But there are two ghosts in David's past. One is the guilt he carries over the death of his brother. The other is a specter that will do anything to murder him. David has long lost the belief that good will triumph over evil. The deaths of his wife and children only reinforce that cynicism. And leave him with nothing but a bone-chilling, all-consuming need for revenge. 'Crisp writing, masterful pacing, and characters to genuinely care about. This is what top-notch suspense is all about.' -Michael Palmer, New York Times Bestselling author of 'Political Suicide' Prior to a long finance career, including serving as a senior executive and board member of a NYSE-listed company, Joseph Badal served for six years as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Army in critical, highly classified positions in the U.S. and overseas, including tours of duty in Greece and Vietnam. He earned numerous military decorations. He holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in International Finance (Temple University) and Business Administration (University of New Mexico). He graduated from the Defense Language Institute, West Coast, and from Stanford University Law School's Director College. Joe now serves on the boards of several companies. 'Ultimate Betrayal' is his seventh published suspense novel. 'The Lone Wolf Agenda,' which was released in 2013, was named the top Mystery/Thriller novel in the 2013 New Mexico/Arizona Book Awards competition. He also writes a monthly blog titled Everyday Heroes, and has written short stories published in the 'Uncommon Assassins' and 'Someone Wicked' anthologies. Joe has written dozens of articles that have been published in various business and trade journals and is a frequent speaker at business, civic, and writers' events. Suspense Publishing is an imprint of JRSR Ventures, LLC and Suspense Magazine. Located at 26500 Agoura Rd, #102-474, Calabasas, CA 91302. (more...)

London Theatre Workshop to Present JUST ANOTHER LOVE STORY, 6-24 May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

Following on from the successful run of "Ordinary Days" (which has been nominated for an Off West End Theatre Award for Best Musical Production), and the London revival of Eugene O'Neill's "Ah, Wilderness!" London Theatre Workshop has announced its next show will be the first London run of a new evening celebration of Stephen Sondheim's love songs, "Just Another Love Story". (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 4/22- ASSASSINS
by Stage Tube - Apr 22, 2014

Today in 2004, Assassins opened at Studio 54, where it ran for 101 performances. Assassins is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by John Weidman, based on an idea by Charles Gilbert, Jr. It uses the premise of a murderous carnival game to produce a revue-style portrayal of men and women who attempted (successfully or otherwise) to assassinate Presidents of the United States. The music varies to reflect the popular music of the eras depicted.The musical first opened Off-Broadway in 1990, and the 2004 Broadway production won five Tony Awards. (more...)

Mitchell Jarvis and Natascia Diaz Star in Signature Theatre's THE THREEPENNY OPERA, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

Virginia's Tony-Award winning Signature Theatre announces the cast for The Threepenny Opera, Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill's cutting and enduring critique of capitalism and corruption. Directed by Signature Theatre's Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Tender Napalm, Dreamgirls, Really Really), the production stars Mitchell Jarvis (Broadway's Rock of Ages) as the charismatic Macheath, known to popular culture as Mack the Knife. (more...)

Photo Flash: Signature Theatre's THE THREEPENNY OPERA Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

Virginia's Tony-Award winning Signature Theatre announces the cast for The Threepenny Opera, Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill's cutting and enduring critique of capitalism and corruption. Directed by Signature Theatre's Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Tender Napalm, Dreamgirls, Really Really), the production stars Mitchell Jarvis (Broadway's Rock of Ages) as the charismatic Macheath, known to popular culture as Mack the Knife. Scroll down for a first look at the cast! (more...)

Writers Theatre to Premiere DAYS LIKE TODAY, 5/6-7/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma announce Writers Theatre's World Premiere production of Days Like Today, with music and lyrics by Alan Schmuckler and book by Laura Eason, directed by Artistic Director Michael Halberstam, music direction by Doug Peck and choreography by Tommy Rapley. The production runs May 6-July 13, 2014 at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. The press opening is May 22, 2014 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Malcolm Gets Replaces Allan Corduner in Encores! IRMA LA DOUCE; Runs May 7-11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

Malcolm Gets will join Jennifer Bowles and Rob McClure in the New York City Center Encores! production of Irma La Douce, running for seven performances, May 7 - 11, 2014. Mr. Gets replaces Allan Corduner, who has had a scheduling conflict. The final production of the 2014 Encores! season will also feature Sam Bolen, Ben Crawford, Stephen DeRosa, Zachary James, Ken Krugman, and Chris Sullivan. Irma La Douce will be directed by John Doyle and choreographed by Chase Brock, with music direction by Rob Berman. Jack Viertel is Encores! Artistic Director. (more...)

Walk-on Role in CHICAGO, 'JONESES' & 'BRIDGES' Tickets and More Added to Playwrights Horizons' Annual Online Auction
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

Acclaimed Off-Broadway theater company Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has announced additional top items for the 2014 edition of its popular, annual online auction. Bidding for the auction, which features an eclectic array of items and unique opportunities continues at www.biddingforgood/playwrightshorizons now through Monday, April 28 at 8PM. (more...)

Bona Film Group Limited Sets Record with 13 Wins at Hong Kong Film Awards
by Movies News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

Bona Film Group Limited, a leading film distributor and vertically integrated film company in China, today announced that its films received a record thirteen awards at the 33rd Hong Kong Film Awards ('HKFA') in Hong Kong on April 13th. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 4/20/2014
by BWW - Apr 20, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/20/2014 for Chicago (more...)

BWW Preview: THE MUSICAL OF MUSICALS (THE MUSICAL!) Comes to the Quality Hill Playhouse in Kansas City
by Steve Wilson - Apr 20, 2014

The Musical of Musical (The Musical!) opens on April 25 at the Quality Hill Playhouse in Kansas City. Joanne Bogart and Eric Rockwell wrote the musical that opened off-Broadway in 2003 at the York Theatre and again in 2005 at the Dodger Stages. The musical played on London's West End utilizing the same cast from March 31, 2006 through April 22, 2006 at the Sound Theatre., Jon (more...)

Denis O'Hare Joins Cast of AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAK SHOW
by TV News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

In a new interview with Vulture, O'Hare confirmed that he'll be back for the fourth installment in Ryan Murphy's acclaimed horror anthology, AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAKSHOW. O'Hare previously appeared in the first and third seasons of the show. (more...)

BWW Reviews: PRC's ASSASSINS Brings a Killer Story to Chapel Hill
by Larisa Mount - Apr 18, 2014

Having made its debut Off-Broadway in 1990 and bowing on Broadway in 2004, Assassins is the creative musical telling of the lives of the most notorious killers of American presidents, as well as those who had varying degrees of success in their attempts at the life of a president. Now playing at PlayMakers Repertory Company in Chapel Hill, these bad guys include such famous names as John Wilkes Booth and Lee Harvey Oswald, as well as less well-known names as Leon Czolgosz (assassinator of President McKinley), and those who have gone down in history for their less-than-solid relationship with reality, Squeaky Fromme among them. The show's music and lyrics were written by Stephen Sondheim, accompanied by a book by John Weidman. (more...)

PlayMakers Awarded NEA Art Works Grant for 2014 Repertory Productions
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Acting Chairman Joan Shigekawa announced today that PlayMakers Repertory Company will receive a $50,000 NEA Art Works grant for its fall 2014 repertory productions. PlayMakers is the professional theater company based in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. (more...)

VIDEO: Neil Patrick Harris Chats Lead Role in 'HEDWIG' on GMA
by TV News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Neil Patrick Harris stopped by this morning's GOOD MORNING AMERICA to discuss his leading role in Broadway's 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch.' Check out the appearance below! (more...)

Canned Rice's UNDERSTUDY BLUES Comes to Cape Town from May 21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

UNDERSTUDY BLUES, the debut production from Canned Rice Productions, will open at the Galloway Theatre in Cape Town for a nine-performance run in May 2014. (more...)


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James Barbour to Lead LES MISERABLES at La Mirada Theatre; Opens 5/31
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts and McCoy Rigby Entertainment present the fifth and final production in its 2013-1014 season of shows with the Los Angeles regional theatre premiere of one of the most beloved musicals of all time, based on the novel by Victor Hugo, the Tony award-winning, LES MISERABLES, music by Claude-Michel Schonberg, book by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg, lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer, with musical direction by John Glaudini, choreography by Dana Solimando and directed by Brian Kite. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Signature Theatre's THE THREEPENNY OPERA - Mitchell Jarvis and More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Virginia's Tony-Award winning Signature Theatre announces the cast for The Threepenny Opera, Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill's cutting and enduring critique of capitalism and corruption. Directed by Signature Theatre's Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Tender Napalm, Dreamgirls, Really Really), the production stars Mitchell Jarvis (Broadway's Rock of Ages) as the charismatic Macheath, known to popular culture as Mack the Knife. Scroll down for a first look at the cast! (more...)

VIDEO: GMA Goes Behind-the-Scenes with NPH & Cast of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH
by TV News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

This morning's 'Good Morning America' aired a special segment featuring a panel interview with HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH's Neil Patrick Harris, Lena Hall, John Cameron Mitchell, and Stephen Trask. (more...)

Karen Ziemba, Randy Graff and More Set for Town Hall's Broadway by the Year Series, 5/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Tony Award-Winners Adriane Lenox (After Midnight, Doubt), Karen Ziemba (Bullets Over Broadway, Curtains, Contact), Randy Graff (Les Miserables, City of Angels) and Andy Blankenbuehler (In The Heights, Bring it On), Tony Award-nomineesLiz Callaway (Miss Saigon, Baby, Cats), Sally Mayes (She Loves Me), Christiane Noll (Ragtime, Chaplin, Jekyll & Hyde),Stephen Bogardus (Irving Berlin's White Christmas), Bob Stillman (Dirty Blonde) and Annie Golden (Hair), and Elizabeth Stanley (Million Dollar Quartet, Company), Ann Harada (Cinderella, Avenue Q), Eddie Korbich (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder), Kerry O'Malley (Irving Berlin's White Christmas), Sally Wilfert (Assassins) and Nightlife Award Winners Scott Coulter, Julie Reyburn and Steve Ross will be among the 25 stars set to appear in Town Hall's Broadway by the Year Series on Monday, May 12 at 8pm, THE BROADWAY MUSICALS OF 1965-1989. More stars to be announced soon! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Mack is Back! Promo for Signature Theatre's THE THREEPENNY OPERA
by Stage Tube - Apr 16, 2014

Virginia's Tony-Award winning Signature Theatre presents The Threepenny Opera, Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill's cutting and enduring critique of capitalism and corruption. Directed by Signature Theatre's Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Tender Napalm, Dreamgirls, Really Really), the production stars Mitchell Jarvis (Broadway's Rock of Ages) as the charismatic Macheath, known to popular culture as Mack the Knife. Click below to watch a foreboding promo for the show! (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for April 16th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Apr 16, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. 'Cats,' 'Les Miserables' and 'Songs From An Unmade Bed,' rake in the reviews, 'Road Show' and 'Passion' will be followed by 'Assassins,' Theo readies 'The Andrews Sisters,' Kokandy brings back 'The Full Monty' and 'Loving Repeating,' plus two kids shows and more! (more...)

Neil Patrick Harris, Lena Hall & More Will Bring HEDWIG to GOOD MORNING AMERICA for Two Days this Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, currently in previews at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street), will be featured tomorrow and Thursday, April 17 on 'Good Morning America.' (more...)

BWW Reviews: ASSASSINS is a Captivating Look at the Dark Side of America
by Jeff Davis - Apr 15, 2014

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