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MTV Premieres 'Legally Blonde The Musical' October 13
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2007

MTV premieres Legally Blonde The Musical, based on MGM's hit film Legally Blonde, on Saturday, October 13 at 1PM ET/PT. Reinventing the Broadway experience for television, MTV offers viewers who normally would not have the opportunity to see one of the hottest shows the best seats in the house. (more...)

MTV to Broadcast 'Legally Blonde' September 29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2007

MTV will tape the live performance of 'Legally Blonde' on September 18, set for an exclusive broadcast on September 29 at 1PM. (more...)

Broadway Scares BC/EFA Auctions Open Now for Bidding
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2007

This month on eBay Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS dares you to shop BROADWAY SCARES, two weeks of terrifying auctions. (more...)

Charm City Call Board October 9 - 15
by James Howard - Oct 8, 2007

New this week: A discount to NYC! News of Spotlighters! New audition notices! TWO BEST BETS! (more...)

'Bat Boy Musical' is Inaugural FUDGE Theatre Production
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2007

F.U.D.G.E. Theatre Company announces its inaugural production as resident company of the Factory Theater Bat Boy: The Musical on the 10th Anniversary of its debut. Bat Boy: The Musical opens on Friday, October 19 at 8PM and plays through October 27. (more...)

Hodge & Quast Star in Chocolate Factory's 'La Cage'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2007

The Menier Chocolate Factory is delighted to announce that this year's Christmas extravaganza will be La Cage aux Folles. Tickets, which went on sale on September 4, are selling extremely fast. The show is breaking Box Office records at the Chocolate Factory and some performances are already sold out. (more...)

MTV 'Legally Blonde' Clips Online Now!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2007

Clips from the MTV exclusive broadcast recording of 'Legally Blonde' are online now! (more...)

Stage Door Chicago VidCast with the Altar Boyz
by Michael J. Roberts - Oct 27, 2007

The Boyz are back in town and sit down for a fun and informative conversation about the new sit down production of Altar Boyz at the Drury Lane Water Tower Theatre in Chicago. (more...)

Charm City Call Board - October 2 - 8
by James Howard - Oct 2, 2007

NEW THIS WEEK! Discounts! Audition Notices! TWO BEST BETS! News of the Baltimore Playwrights Group, RepStage, and Batboy in DC! PLUS FREE events at Spotlighters and CENTERSTAGE! (more...)

Jonathan Groff & Gusty Winds at 'The After Party' Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2007

Friday, October 19, 'The After Party' is pleased to welcome Spring Awakening's Jonathan Groff and 2005 Miss Fire Island Entertainer of the Year, Gusty Winds. (more...)

'Legally Blonde' MTV Premiere Garners 1.27 Million Viewers
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2007

After its celebrated premiere last weekend on Saturday October 13 and Sunday October 14, Variety reports 'MTV was pleased with the debut of Legally Blonde: The Musical, as Saturday's afternoon premiere averaged 1.27 million viewers and drew more persons 12-34 than any other program in its timeslot.' (more...)

Preview Legally Blonde on MTV; Airs Sat. 1PM EST, Sun. at 7PM EST
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2007

Clips from the MTV exclusive broadcast recording of 'Legally Blonde' are online now! (more...)

Xanadu's Kerry Butler To Guest On NBC's 'Lipstick Jungle'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2007

Kerry Butler, currently starring on Broadway as Kira in Xanadu has taped an episode of NBC's upcoming dramedy, 'Lipstick Jungle' which stars Brooke Shields. (more...)

Kendall Brings 'Picture Incomplete' to Triad Nov.19
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2007

Trent Armand Kendall brings his his electrically-charged, gospel-drenched one-man musical Picture Incomplete to The Triad on Monday November 19 at 9PM. (more...)

Photo Flash: Schwartz's My Antonia'
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2008

Rubicon Theatre Company presents 'My Antonia,' the stage adaptation of Pulitzer Prize-winner Willa Cather's classic novel by Stephen and Scott Schwartz. (more...)

F.U.D.G.E Theatre Presents 'Fuddy Meers' Beginning 5/8
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2008

F.U.D.G.E. Theatre Company announces 'Fuddy Meers', a play by David Lindsay-Abaire. 'Fuddy Meers' opens for the press on Thursday, May 8, 2008 at 8:00 and plays through May 10, 2008. (more...)

'The Last Starfighter' Returns to the Village Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2008

Village Theatre Village Originals announces the return of the musical, 'The Last Starfighter' as a workshop presentation. (more...)

There's Nothing Mute About Nick Spangler
by Joseph F. Panarello - May 31, 2007

Nick Spangler chats about a performing career that has led him to the current Off-Broadway production of The Fantasticks, in which he plays the Mute (more...)

MTV's Legally Blonde: The Search for the New Elle Woods to Premiere June 2
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2008

After the success of 'Legally Blonde The Musical' MTV will once again join forces with the Legally Blonde The Musical team this time to search for a talented singer/actress/dancer to take over for Broadway star and current lead Laura Bell Bundy. (more...)

Fast Chat with Kerry Butler: On 'Lipstick Jungle' March 6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2008

Kerry Butler, currently starring on Broadway as Kira in Xanadu is featured March 6 on NBC's hot new show 'Lipstick Jungle' reprising her role as 'Reese.' BroadwayWorld caught up with Kerry to ask her a few questions about her role on the show... (more...)

Annaleigh Ashford & Alex Lacamoire at Birdland April 7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2008

Annaleigh Ashford and Alex Lacamoire will perform on Monday, April 7, 2008 at 7PM, as part of the long-running, critically-heralded and popular concert series Broadway at Birdland. (more...)

'Main-Travelled Roads' Free Musical Reading March 21-29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2008

The New York Musical Theatre Festival today announced the casting of Main-Travelled Roads, which will be presented as a free staged reading at TBG Theatre from March 21 to 29, 2008. (more...)

New Online TV Series 'Battery's Down' Features B'way Stars
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2008

'The Battery's Down,' a new online television series, will premiere it's third episode this Tuesday, April 1, on YouTube featuring a slew of Broadway guest stars. (more...)

TDF To Present Annual Irene Sharaff Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2008

Xanadu star Kerry Butler and Costume Designers Suzy Benzinger, Alvin Colt, Linda Fisher, Jane Greenald, Desmond Heeley, Willa Kim, Eugene Lee, Kitty Leech, William Ivey Long, Jeff Mahshie, Martin Pakladinaz, Sally Ann Parsons, Robert Perziola, Jose Varona, and David Zinn, among others will be celebrating the Theatre Development Fund's Irene Sharaff Awards given for outstanding achievement in costume design. The awards are presented through TDF's Costume Collection. (more...)

Carol Hall Joins 'Eclectic Evening of Short Work'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2008

Award-winning Playwright/Composer CAROL HALL joins Kia Corthron, Jeffrey Sweet, Gary Garrison, Roland Tec, Hilary Chaplain & David Engel, Kristine Niven and Margo Hammond in Artistic New Directions' presentation of 'AN ECLECTIC EVENING OF SHORT WORKS.' (more...)

Federline to Star in 'Legally Blonde'?
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2008

According to 'US Magazine' a source is stating that Kevin Federline may be set to make his Broadway debut in the Tony-nominated musical 'Legally Blonde' (more...)

L.A.'s Actors' Gang to Present Gulliver's Travels in July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2007

The Actors' Gang will combine puppets, music, songs and theater magic to create a new adaptation of Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels for the stage. (more...)

Tony Nominee Q&A with Groff, Gallagher & Mayer
by BWW - Jun 4, 2007

Spring Awakening's Jonathan Groff, John Gallagher Jr. and director Michael Mayer chat with BroadwayWorld in our Tony Award nominee interview series! (more...)

Spangler, Nichols, Craig Join 'The Fantasticks' July 30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2007

The Fantasticks will welcome Nick Spangler to the role of 'Matt,' Jordan Nichols to the role of 'The Mute' and Julie Craig to the role of 'Luisa' on Monday, July 30th at the Snapple Theater Center (more...)

'New Voices,' with Strober, Reid & Heitzman, Plays 7/23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2007

On July 23rd, the acclaimed series, 'Monday Nights, New Voices,' will help celebrate and honor five new talented performers in New York City. (more...)

Groff to Teach in FL; New Wildhorn Works Unveiled 7/28
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2007

Tony Award-nominated Spring Awakening star Jonathan Groff will teach at the Broadway Theatre Project in Tampa on Sunday, July 22. (more...)

Strober, Reid & Heitzman Set for 7/23 'New Voice'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2007

On July 23rd, the acclaimed series, 'Monday Nights, New Voices,' will help celebrate and honor five new talented performers in New York City. (more...)

Williams and Price to Star in West End's 'Seeking Susan'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2007

Emma Williams has been confirmed as the star of the upcoming West End musical Desperately Seeking Susan (more...)

Kaitlin Hopkins Guest-Stars on 'Law & Order' Jan.16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2008

Broadway actress Kaitlin Hopkins will guest-star in an up-coming 'Law and Order' episode entitled 'Bottomless' on Wednesday, January 16, 2008. (more...)

'Short Tenors and a Dead Soprano' New Musical Reading 1/8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2008

Short Tenors and a Dead Soprano, a new musical which had a concert reading at the New Provincetown Players in Provincetown, MA in October of 2007 as part of the Fall Playwrights Festival, will have a reading on January 8 in New York City by invitation only. (more...)

Kerry Butler to Record Solo CD; Contest to Attend Session
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2008

Kerry Butler, currently starring as Kira/Clio in the critically acclaimed Xanadu will be in the studio later this month recording her debut solo album for PS Classics, due for release later this year. Featuring a selection of songs already handpicked by Ms. Butler - a special additional track will be decided via a contest being held on her official website http://www.kerrybutler.net/cdcontest.htm (more...)

MTV Confirms 'Legally Blonde' Reality Show to Cast New Elle Woods
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2008

After the success of 'Legally Blonde The Musical' MTV will once again join forces with the Legally Blonde The Musical team this time to search for a talented singer/actress/dancer to take over for Broadway star and current lead Laura Bell Bundy. (more...)

'Tuesdays With Morrie' At The Waterfront
by Beau Higgins - Jan 16, 2008

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Kerry Butler Tapes Additional Episode Of 'Lipstick Jungle'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2008

Kerry Butler, currently starring on Broadway as Kira in Xanadu has taped another episode of NBC's upcoming dramedy, 'Lipstick Jungle' which stars Brooke Shields. (more...)

Public Revives 'Hair' with Groff & Swenson; Begins July 22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2008

The Public Theater announced today that, after the successful 40th Anniversary staged-concert of Hair last summer, it will stage a full production of the legendary musical July 22-August 17, to star Jonathan Groff and Will Swenson. (more...)

'Battery's Down' Ep.2 Airs March 1 with Guests Morrison & Harada
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2008

'The Battery's Down,' a new online television series, will premiere its second episode this Saturday, March 1, on YouTube featuring a slew of Broadway guest stars. ' (more...)

Review - Next To Normal and Maureen McGovern
by Michael Dale - Feb 18, 2008

As the 21st Century chugs along toward completing its first decade, perhaps Broadway's new role in American theatre with emerge as the place where talented composers and lyricists with interesting projects will premiere their less-inspired shows while their exciting, adventurous and better-written work continues to hide in the under-publicized shadows of Off- and Off-Off Broadway, festivals and the occasional cabaret appearance.  Just as Legally Blonde, the Broadway debut of composer/lyricists Lawrence O'Keefe (Bat Boy, Sarah, Plain and Tall) and Nell Benjamin (Pirates!, Sarah, Plain and Tall) doesn't match the quality of their Off-Broadway and regional work, last season composer Tom Kitt made his first main stem appearance with the catchy-tuned and enjoyable, but not especially notable, High Fidelity while musical theatre lovers in the know were anxiously awaiting a production of Feeling Electric, his substantially superior collaboration with bookwriter/lyricist Brian Yorkey, first seen at the 2005 New York Musical Theatre Festival. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive Sneak Peek: Kerry Butler in NBC's 'Lipstick Jungle'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2008

Kerry Butler, currently starring on Broadway as Kira in Xanadu is featured this week in her first episode of NBC's hot new show 'Lipstick Jungle.' You can catch an exclusive sneak peek at Thursday's episode with Kerry as 'Reese' right here on BroadwayWorld.com! (more...)

'Altar Boyz' At The Miracle Theatre
by Beau Higgins - Dec 28, 2007

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Kerry Butler Set For Next Seth's Broadway Chatterbox 12/27
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2007

Kerry Butler, currently starring in Xanadu, will be this week's guest at Seth's Broadway Chatterbox. (more...)

F.U.D.G.E. Theatre Co Announces 'Fuddy Meers'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2008

F.U.D.G.E. Theatre Company announces Fuddy Meers, a play by David Lindsay-Abaire. Fuddy Meers opens for the press on Thursday, May 8, 2008 at 8:00 and plays through May 10, 2008. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Behind The Scenes Of The Music Of In The Heights!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2008

Eight performances a week, the Richard Rodgers Theater comes to dynamic life with the passionate music and lyric's of Lin-Manuel Miranda's energetic musical 'In the Heights.' Now BroadwayWorld takes you behind the scenes and in the pit of this dynamic new musical as Eddie Varley interviews Musical Director Alex Lacamoire and Arranger, Bill Sherman in this exclusive video! (more...)

O'Keefe, Battery's Down cast, and more at SPOTLIGHT Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2008

The SPOTLIGHT Cabaret series, which benefits the Society of Singers Chapter East, is produced by Ryan Scott Oliver and has been presented monthly at the Beechman since January. Past guests have included I Love You Because writers Ryan Cunningham and Josh Salzman, Kleban winner Joe Iconis, Katrina Rose Dideriksen, Sally Wilfert, Michael Winther, and more. (more...)

Benefit at Laurie Beechman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2008

A slew of outrageously talented performers will gather together along with the cast of The Battery's Down to support the Society of Singers Chapter East on Saturday, April 26 at the Laurie Beechman Theatre at 7pm. (more...)

Reading Of New Musical 'Stoker' To Take Place 4/17
by BWW - Apr 15, 2008

Michael Parva, Artistic Director of The Directors Company, announced today that the company will be presenting a special invitation-only reading of a new musical, Stoker, this Thursday, April 17th, at 311 W 43rd Street in Manhattan at 3:00 p.m. (more...)

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