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Now Playing Onstage in Appleton, WI - Week of 9/08/2013
by BWW - Sep 8, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/08/2013 for Appleton, WI (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Appleton, WI - Week of 9/08/2013
by BWW - Sep 8, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/08/2013 for Appleton, WI (more...)

Pasadena Playhouse Breaks Records with 2012-2013 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2013

The Pasadena Playhouse announced yesterday that its 2012 - 2013 "Better Than Ever" season, which concluded with the closing performance of Sleepless in Seattle - The Musical, exceeded sales and attendance goals for the theatre's fiscal year. The Playhouse's season was highlighted by the world premieres of the comedy Under My Skin and Sleepless in Seattle - The Musical; the smash-hit One Night With Janis Joplin, which was developed at The Playhouse, recently announced its Broadway engagement for this fall; and the launch of a long-term partnership with Lythgoe Family Productions for an annual holiday Panto at The Playhouse. The fiscal year closed with new summer programming that included an inaugural Cirque-A-Palooza festival, a one-week run of Letters From Zora starring Vanessa Bell Calloway and a sold out nine show limited engagement of Val Kilmer in Citizen Twain. (more...)

World Premieres, Broadway-Bound Productions Propel Pasadena Playhouse to Record Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2013

The Pasadena Playhouse (Sheldon Epps, Artistic Director and Elizabeth Doran, Executive Director) announced today that its 2012 - 2013 "Better Than Ever" season, which concluded with the closing performance of Sleepless in Seattle - The Musical, exceeded sales and attendance goals for the theatre's fiscal year. The Playhouse's season was highlighted by the world premieres of the comedy Under My Skin and Sleepless in Seattle - The Musical; the smash-hit One Night With Janis Joplin, which was developed at The Playhouse, recently announced its Broadway engagement for this fall; and the launch of a long-term partnership with Lythgoe Family Productions for an annual holiday Panto at The Playhouse. The fiscal year closed with new summer programming that included an inaugural Cirque-A-Palooza festival, a one-week run of Letters From Zora starring Vanessa Bell Calloway and a sold out nine show limited engagement of Val Kilmer in Citizen Twain. (more...)

Richmond Symphony Opens 2013-14 Season with Beethoven Celebration, 9/22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2013

Dine, play, and surround yourself with epic music as we count down to our 2013-2014 season opener— Altria MasterworksBeethoven Celebration, conducted by Steven Smith with guest artist William Wolfram (piano) on Saturday, September 21 at 8pm and Sunday, September 22 at 3pm. Tickets start at only $10 and are available online at richmondsymphony.com or 1.800.514 ETIX. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Appleton, WI - Week of 9/29/2013
by BWW - Sep 29, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/29/2013 for Appleton, WI (more...)

Patti LuPone to Return to Carnegie Hall for Single Performance, 11/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2013

Tony Award winner and Broadway star Patti LuPone returns to Carnegie Hall on Thursday, November 7 at 7:30 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, presenting her solo show, Far Away Places-a travelogue of styles and stories that traces the actress's wanderlust with songs from the likes of Kurt Weill, Cole Porter, and Edith Piaf, conceived and directed by Scott Wittman, and with music direction and arrangements by Joseph Thalken. (more...)

ANYTHING GOES Makes OC Premiere at Segerstrom Center, Now thru 9/29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2013

The national tour of Roundabout Theatre Company's ANYTHING GOES, the new Broadway revival of Cole Porter's timeless classic musical theatre masterpiece, will make its Orange County premiere tonight, September 24 - 29 at Segerstrom Center for the Arts as part of the Curtain Call Series. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Appleton, WI - Week of 9/22/2013
by BWW - Sep 22, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/22/2013 for Appleton, WI (more...)

Lianne Marie Dobbs, Cole Burden and More Set for The Development Wing's BROADWAY UNDER THE STARS Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2013

The Development Wing which has dedicated itself to nurturing new musicals via partnerships with regional, not for profit theaters will hold its exclusive, intimate one-night-only benefit concert featuring Broadway stars singing songs from several new musicals at the historic Tewksbury, New Jersey home of Cherie King, President, The Development Wing and her husband composer, lyricist and book writer, Jonathan Brielle, Artistic Director of The Development Wing and Vice Chairman, The Johnny Mercer Foundation. (more...)

Patti LuPone to Guest on Season 3 of HBO's GIRLS
by TV News Desk - Sep 20, 2013

Stage legend Patti LuPone will have a guest starring role on the third season of HBO's GIRLS. The news was confirmed to BWW by LuPone's press rep this afternoon. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Isabel Rose Talks New Album and Upcoming Concerts
by David Clarke - Sep 16, 2013

Noted cabaret singer Isabel Rose is ready to begin the process of delivering her new album, TROUBLE IN PARADISE, to the world. The album features her take on classic songs such as "Got a Lot of Livin' To Do," "Trouble In Paradise," and "Love Will Keep Us Together." For the album she worked with acclaimed music producer Bob Rock, who is best known for producing such acts as Aerosmith, Bon Jovi, Motley Crue, Metallica, Bryan Adams, and Michael Buble. To promote the new album, Isabel Rose will be performing in Los Angeles at The Mint on September 26, 2013 and in New York City at The Cutting Room on October 16, 2013. Before she kicks off this venture, she took a few moments out of her busy schedule to chat with me about her career, the new album, and the upcoming concerts. (more...)

Breaking News: Tommy Tune and Ben Vereen to Join Chita Rivera in Birthday Benefit Concert for BC/EFA!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2013

Tony Award winners Tommy Tune and Ben Vereen will join theatrical icon Chita Rivera in a spectacular benefit concert honoring and starring Rivera as she celebrates her 80th birthday. Chita: A Legendary Celebration will play the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52 Street, New York City) at 8 pm on Monday, October 7, 2013. The one-night-only performance will be produced by and benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Appleton, WI - Week of 9/15/2013
by BWW - Sep 15, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/15/2013 for Appleton, WI (more...)

Lianne Marie Dobbs, Cole Burden and More Set for The Development Wing's BROADWAY UNDER THE STARS Gala, 9/21
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2013

The Development Wing which has dedicated itself to nurturing new musicals via partnerships with regional, not for profit theaters will hold its exclusive, intimate one-night-only benefit concert featuring Broadway stars singing songs from several new musicals at the historic Tewksbury, New Jersey home of Cherie King, President, The Development Wing and her husband composer, lyricist and book writer, Jonathan Brielle, Artistic Director of The Development Wing and Vice Chairman, The Johnny Mercer Foundation. (more...)

Popular TV Talk Show Panelist Reiko Douglas Dies at 77
by TV News Desk - Sep 11, 2013

Reiko Douglas, the diminutive Japanese-born entertainer who arrived in the United States not able to speak or understand any English yet managed to become one of the most sought-after and popular panel guests on the late-night TV show circuit. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Chita Rivera Celebrates 80th Birthday On Stage with Ben Vereen and Tommy Tune; Inside the After Party!
by Walter McBride - Oct 8, 2013

Last night, October 7, Broadway ledgend Chita Rivera returned to the stage in Chita: A Legendary Celebration, which was produced by and benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. The evening featured the Tony Award-winning Rivera, accompanied by an onstage orchestra, revisiting songs from her pantheon of Broadway hits, including Kander & Ebb's Chicago and Kiss of the Spider Woman, West Side Story, Bye Bye Birdie and other surprises. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the after party below! (more...)

Chita Rivera's LEGENDARY CELEBRATION Raises Over $413,000 for BC/EFA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2013

A sizzling evening of song and dance honoring and starring theatrical icon Chita Rivera raised a remarkable $413,660 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Chita Rivera Returns to the Stage in Style in CHITA: A LEGENDARY CELEBRATION!
by Walter McBride - Oct 8, 2013

Last night, October 7, Broadway ledgend Chita Rivera returned to the stage in Chita: A Legendary Celebration, which was produced by and benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. The evening featured the Tony Award-winning Rivera, accompanied by an onstage orchestra, revisiting songs from her pantheon of Broadway hits, including Kander & Ebb's Chicago and Kiss of the Spider Woman, West Side Story, Bye Bye Birdie and other surprises. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the special concert below! (more...)

Perry Beekman Trio to Bring Cole Porter to the Met Room, Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2013

Perry Beekman sings and plays Cole Porter today, October 4th at 9:30 pm at The Metropolitan Room. (more...)

CHITA: A LEGENDARY CELEBRATION Announces $40 Rush Tickets
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2013

An extremely limited number of $40 rush tickets to the spectacular benefit concert honoring and starring Chita Rivera will be released for sale at 6:30 pm Monday, October 7, 2013. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: 'LA CAGE AUX FOLLES' – THIS BIRD DOESN'T SING AT NSMT
by Jan Nargi - Oct 3, 2013

Cagelles are a kick but romance suffers from weak singing leads in 'La Cage Aux Folles' at North Shore Music Theatre (more...)

Chita Rivera-Led THE VISIT Heading to Broadway in 2014 Following Williamstown Tryout?
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2013

On October 7, Broadway legend Chita Rivera will return to the stage in a special 80th Birthday concert benefitting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, and according to a recent interview with the Huffington Post, that's not the only thing on the triple threat's plate coming up. Rivera revealed that the Kander and Ebb musical The Visit might be heading to Broadway in 2014, following a tryout in Williamstown, Massachusetts. (more...)

Monty Python's SPAMALOT to Deliver Medieval Musical Mania at MCCC's Kelsey Theatre Nov. 15 to Dec. 1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2013

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Barbara Cook (11/14) and Leslie Uggams, Marilyn Maye, and Christine Andreas (12/19) To Perform One-Night-Only Concerts at Town Hall
by Stephen Hanks - Oct 15, 2013

Legendary concert artist and Kennedy Center Honoree Barbara Cook returns to New York City's Town Hall, 123 West 43rd Street (between 6th Avenue & Broadway,) on Thursday, November 14th at 8 PM with a new evening of song (and stories) as she continues to explore her newly-developed repertoire of jazz and swing, while also reprising her now-classic renditions of songs from Broadway and the Great American Songbook. Five weeks later, on December 19, 2013, Town Hall will overflow with the musical joys of the season when three extraordinary talents, Leslie Uggams, Marilyn Maye and Christine Andreas take the stage for Holiday Belles. (more...)

Jasmin Richardson and Joey Elrose Star in MEMPHIS U.S. National Tour, Launching Today in Appleton, WI
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2013

MEMPHIS, the 2010 Tony Winning Best Musical is preparing to launch the national tour in Appleton, WI at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center tonight, October 15th. MEMPHIS is in Boise, ID for technical rehearsal at the Morrison Center with three performances beginning October 9th - 11th. (more...)

Jasmin Richardson and Joey Elrose to Star in MEMPHIS U.S. National Tour, Launching 10/15 in Appleton, WI
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2013

MEMPHIS, the 2010 Tony Winning Best Musical is preparing to launch the national tour in Appleton, WI at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, October 15th. MEMPHIS is in Boise, ID for technical rehearsal at the Morrison Center with three performances beginning October 9th - 11th. (more...)

BWW Reviews: SPAMALOT Brings the Magic of Broadway to Santa Monica
by Shari Barrett - Jul 6, 2013

It's difficult to know where to start with my praise for this outrageously spectacular production. Starting with a remarkable cast able to transform themselves into what seemed to be hundreds of characters in a matter of seconds, every single element combined brilliantly to make the production shine from start to finish. (more...)

Audra McDonald to Make Provincetown Debut this Month, 7/21-22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2013

Audra McDonald, the five-time Tony Award winner and recent star of Porgy and Bess on Broadway and TV's Private Practice, makes her Provincetown debut with four shows only on July 21 and 22 at 5pm and 7pm. Sirius/XM radio star Seth Rudetsky, whom theNew York Times just dubbed "The Mayor of Broadway," hosts again at the piano. (more...)

BWW Reviews: A SUBURBAN SHOWGIRL Balances Life and Art
by Ellen Dostal - Jul 25, 2013

The challenge of balancing a career as a professional dancer with motherhood is the dilemma at the heart of Palmer Davis' one woman show SUBURBAN SHOWGIRL. Based on many of her own experiences, the likeable San Diego native has created an ambitious solo show populated with characters from her life - all presented by Davis as her stage persona, Wendy Walker. (more...)

Poll Results: Voters Want MOULIN ROUGE to Can-Can to Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2013

As the New York Times reported earlier this month, Broadway producer Kevin McCollum has joined forces with 20th Century Fox to develop 9-12 musicals based on Fox movies. There is no word yet on which of Fox's 4,500 movies will be adapted for the stage as a part of the deal, but McCollum told NYT: 'Theater is about surprises and things that you haven't seen before on stage. There are amazing Fox Searchlight titles and great films from the '70s that nobody today has heard of.' (more...)

Audra McDonald to Make Provincetown Debut this Month, 7/21-22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2013

Audra McDonald, the five-time Tony Award winner and recent star of Porgy and Bess on Broadway and TV's Private Practice, makes her Provincetown debut with four shows only on July 21 and 22 at 5pm and 7pm. Sirius/XM radio star Seth Rudetsky, whom theNew York Times just dubbed "The Mayor of Broadway," hosts again at the piano. (more...)

Arts Leaders Honored for Contributions to Cultural Access
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2013

On June 21st, at the fifth annual Cultural Access Network Awards, four organizations and one individual were honored for their leadership, innovation and commitment to increasing access to the arts for people with disabilities. Attended by over 100 community leaders and artists, the Awards are offered annually by the Cultural Access Network Project, (CAN) cosponsored by the New Jersey Theatre Alliance and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State; for the fourth year in a row, the event was held at Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton, New Jersey. (more...)

The Love Markets to Celebrate WORLD OF YOUR DREAMS CD Release at ACT, 8/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2013

Four years of delicious decadence and bristling subversion set the stage at ACT for a celebration like none other as The Love Markets unleash their powerhouse debut CD, World Of Your Dreams. After thrilling sold-out audiences at ACT's Bullitt Cabaret two summers running, the acclaimed Weimar-inspired band returns to perform the new CD in the Falls - brandishing, as always, their magnificent 'songs of love and revolution' and infamous uniforms of military lingerie. Presented by the Central Heating Lab at ACT, this one-night-only party delights with an opening act from The Half Brothers before detonating the main event: The Love Markets - a musical force of nature bent on launching its audience into the world of their dreams. (more...)

Sam Harris Added to Provincetown's Broadway Series; Performances Set for 8/3-4
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2013

Sam Harris, starred on Broadway in The Producers, Grease and The Life. He was also the first ever Grand Champion of TV's Star Search, and starred in a smash hit Town Hall concert in Provincetown last year. He returns this summer to join the star-studded lineup of Broadway @ The Art House on Aug. 3 & 4 for two shows only, with Todd Schroeder at the piano. For tickets please visit www.ptownarthouse.com, or call 1-800-838-3006. (more...)

Megan Hilty & Aaron Lazar to Headline Revised CAN-CAN Reading Today
by TV News Desk - Jul 15, 2013

Megan Hilty and Aaron Lazar star in a staged reading of Jonathan Burrows' Broadway-bound revival of the Cole Porter musical Can-Can, beginning today in New York City. The by-invitation-only presentation, featuring Hilty as Pistache and Lazar as Aristide, is also set for tomorrow, July 16, and Wednesday, July 17. (more...)

BWW Reviews: SPAMALOT - Silly Fun at Beck
by Roy Berko - Jul 15, 2013

You know you aren't in for the typical Broadway musical, when, at the start of SPAMALOT, now on stage at Beck Center, a historian gives a brief overview of medieval England and a Finnish village appears with dancers slapping each other with dead fish as they perform the 'Fisch Schlapping Song.' That opening, complete with women knocking down their male partners, is just the start of the bizarre goings on. (more...)

CHITA: A LEGENDARY CELEBRATION to Open at August Wilson Theatre for One-Night Only on October 7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2013

BROADWAY CARES/EQUITY FIGHTS AIDS announced today that CHITA: A LEGENDARY CELEBRATION has found its Broadway home. The star-studded benefit concert celebrating and starring the legendary Chita Rivera will play the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52 Street, New York City) at 8 pm on Monday, October 7, 2013. The one-night only performance in honor of Rivera's 80th birthday will be produced by and benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

Rubicon's Youth Musical Theatre Camp's URINETOWN Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2013

Rubicon Theatre Company is humming with much anticipation as the Musical Theatre Camp's production of Urinetown the Musical directed by BrIan McDonald with choreography by Carolanne Marano and Musical Direction by Miriam Arichea opens for a five public performance run from tonight, August 9 through Sunday, August 11. (more...)

Fox Valley Rep to Present Cole Porter Revue LET'S MISBEHAVE!, 8/29-10/20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2013

Fox Valley Repertory continues their 2013 theater series with a de-lovely production that will have you singing and dancing along to the nostalgic sounds of legendary Broadway wit and composer Cole Porter in Let's Misbehave! Directed and Choreographed by Fox Valley Rep veteran and Multi-JEFF Award-winning director and choreographer Kevin Bellie with Music Direction by Ken Jones, performances will take place at the Pheasant Run Resort Mainstage on August 29 through October 20, 2013 (4051 E. Main St., St. Charles, IL; box office 630-584-6342). (more...)

BWW Reviews: SHOW BOAT verzaubert auf seiner Fahrt von Bad Hersfeld zum Mississippi
by Iris Moebius - Aug 6, 2013

Show Boat beendete am Sonntagabend seine Auffuhrungszeit in Bad Hersfeld. Mit diesem Musical gelang den Bad Hersfelder Festspielen eine rundum gelungene Produktion unter der Regie und Choreographie von Melissa King und der musikalischen Leitung von Christoph Wohlleben. (more...)

Olney Theatre Institute to Present FOREVER PLAID, 8/24-9/15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2013

Don't let this summer end without seeing 'America's Favorite Original Boy Band'! Olney Theatre Institute presents a limited return engagement of Forever Plaid August 24 through September 15 on Olney Theatre Center's Historic Stage. (more...)

Sam Harris Plays Provincetown's Broadway Series This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2013

Sam Harris, starred on Broadway in The Producers, Grease and The Life. He was also the first ever Grand Champion of TV's Star Search, and starred in a smash hit Town Hall concert in Provincetown last year. Now, Harris is set to return this summer to join the star-studded lineup of Broadway @ The Art House this weekend, Aug. 3 & 4 for two shows only, with Todd Schroeder at the piano. (more...)

Patti LuPone to Launch Concert Tour from Minneapolis in September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2013

According to her official website, Patti LuPone, who will soon star in the upcoming season of FX's American Horror Story, will make a series of concert appearances from September through April 2014. Check out the full itinerary below: (more...)

Olney Theatre Institute Presents FOREVER PLAID, Now thru 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2013

Don't let this summer end without seeing 'America's Favorite Original Boy Band'! Olney Theatre Institute presents a limited return engagement of Forever Plaid today, August 24 through September 15 on Olney Theatre Center's Historic Stage. (more...)

Perry Beekman Trio to Bring Cole Porter to the Met Room, 10/4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2013

Perry Beekman sings and plays Cole Porter on Friday, October 4th at 9:30 pm at The Metropolitan Room. (more...)

Megan Mullally, Patti LuPone, and Chita Rivera Play Provincetown Art House This August
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2013

Megan Mullally is a two-time Emmy-winning star of TV's Will & Grace, and recent star of Broadway's Young Frankenstein. On August 28 & 29 she returns to Provincetown by popular demand - for two shows only - after her sold-out Art House debut last summer. Patti LuPone won her second Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical, as well Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards, for her performance as Rose in the most recent Broadway production of Gypsy, and created the title role in Evita on Broadway with her now legendary performance, for which she won her first Tony and Drama Desk Awards. On August 31 and September 1 she makes a triumphant Provincetown return for 4 shows only, after debuting at The Art House last summer. Chita Rivera is a living Broadway legend and a two-time Tony winner as Aurora in Kiss of the Spider Woman and Anna in The Rink. She originated the Broadway roles of Anita in West Side Story, Rosie in Bye Bye Birdie, Velma in Chicago, and appeared in the original casts of Guys and Dolls, Can Can, Seventh Heaven, Mr. Wonderful, Jerry's Girls, and many others. She makes her Provincetown debut on Sept. 7 & 8 with two shows only. Series host and SiriusXM radio star Seth Rudetsky joins each of these three leading ladies at the piano. For tickets please visit www.ptownarthouse.com, or call 1-800-838-3006. (more...)

URINETOWN the Musical Presented by Rubicon's Youth Musical Theatre Camp, 8/9-8/11
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2013

Rubicon Theatre Company is humming with much anticipation as the Musical Theatre Camp's production ofUrinetown the Musical directed by Brian McDonald with choreography by Carolanne Marano and Musical Direction by Miriam Arichea opens for a five public performance run from Friday, August 9 through Sunday, August 11. (more...)

URINETOWN the Musical Presented by Rubicon's Youth Musical Theatre Camp, 8/9-8/11
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2013

Rubicon Theatre Company is humming with much anticipation as the Musical Theatre Camp's production ofUrinetown the Musical directed by Brian McDonald with choreography by Carolanne Marano and Musical Direction by Miriam Arichea opens for a five public performance run from Friday, August 9 through Today, August 11. (more...)

The Love Markets to Celebrate WORLD OF YOUR DREAMS CD Release at ACT Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2013

Four years of delicious decadence and bristling subversion set the stage at ACT for a celebration like none other as The Love Markets unleash their powerhouse debut CD, World Of Your Dreams. After thrilling sold-out audiences at ACT's Bullitt Cabaret two summers running, the acclaimed Weimar-inspired band returns to perform the new CD in the Falls - brandishing, as always, their magnificent 'songs of love and revolution' and infamous uniforms of military lingerie. Presented by the Central Heating Lab at ACT, this one-night-only party delights with an opening act from The Half Brothers before detonating the main event: The Love Markets - a musical force of nature bent on launching its audience into the world of their dreams. (more...)

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