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Kennedy Center [Eisenhower Theatre] (Washington, DC)
2700 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20566

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Based on the novela The Love of Seven Dolls by Paul Gallico and the film adaptation by Helen Deutsch

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Act3 Productions Presents SIDE SHOW, Now thru 11/23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

Act3 Productions presents Side Show, a heart-warming story of two sisters searching for love and fame. Side Show will run tonight, November 7- 23 at Act3 Productions in Sandy Springs. (more...)

POOR BOY'S CHORUS Plays Student Activities Center Blackbox Theatre, Now thru 11/16
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

The University of Texas at Austin Department of Theatre and Dance presents Poor Boys' Chorus, a new play by Brian Kettler, tonight, November 7-16 at the University Student Activities Center Blackbox Theatre. (more...)

BWW Reviews: ROCKY HORROR SHOW Gets Campy Circus Makeover
by Jeff Davis - Nov 7, 2014

Anyone who says that perfection can't be improved upon is a liar. Perfection can be improved, as evident in Woodlawn Theatre's current production of The Rocky Horror Show. Woodlawn's 3rd annual production of Rocky Horror manages to surpass the success of last year's production with its use of an imaginative and unique concept and an incredible cast. (more...)

Jay Leno, Wynton Marsalis, Audra McDonald, Natalie Cole, Alvin Ailey and More Set for Tilles Center for the Performing Arts' 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post, Long Island's leading showplace, today announced its 2014-15 season, featuring some of the most celebrated stars of comedy, music, and dance. (more...)

Savion Glover's STePz Set for Merrill Auditorium Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2014

Portland Ovations will present Tony Award-winning tap dancer and choreographer Savion Glover in his new production STePz at Merrill Auditorium tonight, November 6th at 7:30pm. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Andrea Frierson Brings ME & ELLA to 54 Below
by Stephen Sorokoff - Nov 6, 2014

Wetrock Entertainment presented performer/writer/jazz vocalist Andrea Frierson in 'me & ella,' at 54 Below last night. "me & ella," is a musical journey back to the beginnings of a young singer enamored with Ella Fitzgerald, set against a backdrop of New York City in the 1960's. Part memory play and part tribute, 'me & ella' is both a singer's coming of age story, as well as a valentine to the First Lady of Song. Written and performed by Ms. Frierson with musical arrangements and musical supervision by Ron Abel and direction by Murphy Cross and Paul Kreppel, 'me & ella' (more...)

Midverse Studios Unveils New INVEST+PUBLISH Program for Mobile Developers
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2014

'The mobile gaming eco-system has become very crowded, and for emerging developers to reach their full potential, they need help - not just financial, but also strategic - and existing mobile publishers aren't doing the job," said Mitch Liu, co-founder and president, Midverse Studios. "The traditional publisher-developer model focuses on short-term one game ROI and not on long-term studio success." (more...)

PBS's Masterpiece Theater Announces Sixth Season of Historic Drama DOWNTON ABBEY!
by TV News Desk - Nov 6, 2014

DOWNTON ABBEY, the Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R) award-winning drama that has become an international hit, will return to MASTERPIECE on PBS for a sixth season. (more...)

Photo Flash: Anita Gillette Premieres New Show at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

On Monday, November 3, the Broadway at Birdland concert series was thrilled to host Tony Award Nominated actress & singer Anita Gillette on the historic stage in a wonderful evening of music and memories, and a hilarious look behind the scenes from Broadway to Hollywood in 'After All...and furthermore...' (more...)

Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood Return as Hosts of CMA AWARDS Tonight
by TV News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

Country superstars Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood will be returning to host 'Country Music's Biggest Night for the seventh consecutive time in 2014. 'The 48th Annual CMA Awards' airs live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville TONIGHT, NOVEMBER 5 (8:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (more...)

Andrea Frierson Brings ME & ELLA to 54 Below Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

Wetrock Entertainment is pleased to present performer/writer/jazz vocalist Andrea Frierson in 'me & ella,' a musical journey back to the beginnings of a young singer enamored with Ella Fitzgerald, set against a backdrop of New York City in the 1960's. (more...)

InDepth InterView Exclusive: Brian Stokes Mitchell On THE BAND WAGON At Encores!, Plus GLEE Final Season, SWEENEY TODD, New Albums & More
by Pat Cerasaro - Nov 5, 2014

Today we are talking to a spectacularly gifted Tony Award-winning stage and screen performer known for originating numerous memorable roles in both new musicals and revivals as well as starring in this month's Encores! special presentation of THE BAND WAGON, Brian Stokes Mitchell. Opening up about the new stage-to-screen adaptation of the movie musical classic while granting a rare few moments for a chat while on a break, Mitchell shares his enthusiasm for re-teaming with frequent collaborator director/choreographer Kathleen Marhshall as well as what audiences can expect from the brand new concert presentation while also commenting on his starry assortment of fellow players in the production, including Tracey Ullman, Michael McKean and Laura Osnes. Furthermore, Mitchell offers first news of his return to FOX's hit musical dramedy series GLEE for its final season and preliminarily clues us in to what we can expect from his last appearance on the series. Additionally, Mitchell reflects on his starring role in the 2002 Kennedy Center production of Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler's SWEENEY TODD and whether he would be interested in pursuing that part again in the future. Plus, Mitchell reveals he has recorded a series of studio albums awaiting release and shares his opinions on what material he would like to record in the future. All of that, thoughts on THE PRINCE OF EGYPT and if it could work onstage, his upcoming Christmas concert series with the Cincinnati Symphony, KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN memories and much, much more in this exclusive conversation with one of Broadway's most beloved leading men! (more...)

Tony Sheldon Replaces Roger Rees in Encores! THE BAND WAGON
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

Tony Award nominee Tony Sheldon (Priscilla Queen of the Desert) has joined the cast of the Encores! Special Event The Band Wagon in the role of Jeffrey Cordova, an egotistical British director. (Roger Rees, previously announced in the role, is no longer available.) The Band Wagon cast stars Tony Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell, seven-time Emmy Award winner Tracey Ullman, Academy Award nominee Michael McKean, Tony Award nominee Laura Osnes, Tony Award nominee Michael Berresse and Don Stephenson. The Band Wagon will open on Sunday, November 8. (more...)

PAUL MCCARTNEY & WINGS' Classic Albums Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

The official reissues of Wings' classic albums Venus and Mars and At The Speed of Sound (MPL/Concord Music Group) are out today as the latest releases in the Paul McCartney Archive Collection. (more...)

STOMP Comes to the Lyceum Theatre, Now thru 8 Nov
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

The phenomenon of STOMP comes to the Lyceum Theatre from today 4 - Saturday 8 November, celebrating over 20 astonishing years of bringing foot stamping, finger drumming, adrenalin-rushing joy to audiences across the globe. (more...)

Breaking News: Vanessa Williams, Julian Ovenden and More to Lead New York Philharmonic's SHOW BOAT This November!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

The New York Philharmonic will present a semi-staged production of Kern & Hammerstein's Tony Award-winning musical Show Boat, November 5 - 8, 2014. Vanessa Williams will star as Julie, Julian Ovenden will star as Gaylord Ravenal, and Lauren Worsham will star as Magnolia, all in their Philharmonic debuts. Additional casting will be announced at a later date. (more...)

Knife Party's Debut Album 'Abandon Ship' Out November 24th
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

'Abandon Ship' arrives on November 24th via Earstorm/Big Beat but before then, fans will see and hear the remaining album tracks unveiled in a number of ways throughout November. (more...)

by TV News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

Relief is on the way for the millions of devoted viewers eagerly awaiting the debut of the new season of 'Downton Abbey,' a Carnival Films/ MASTERPIECE co-production premiering on PBS January 4, 2015. (more...)

Phoenix Theatre Ensemble to Bring CREDITORS to The Wild Project, 12/3-7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

Phoenix Theatre Ensemble (PTE) announces that it will be presenting August Strindberg's searing domestic drama Creditors in the celebrated translation by Scottish playwright David Grieg (Donmar Warehouse 2008; BAM 2010) for 6 performances only on Wednesday Dec 3 @ 8:00 pm; Thursday Dec 4 @ 8:00; Friday, Dec 5 @ 8:00 pm; Saturday Dec 6 @ 3:00 pm and 8:00 pm and Sunday Dec 7 @ 3:00 pm at the Wild Project at 195 East 3rd Street (between Avenues A and B). (more...)

AppDynamics Business Momentum Accelerates in Fiscal Q3 -- Annualized Bookings Run-Rate Surpasses $160 Million
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2014

LAS VEGAS, NV(Marketwired - Nov 3, 2014) - APPSPHERE AppDynamics, the application intelligence leader for software-defined businesses, today announced accelerated momentum across every aspect of its business. In Q3 FY15, ending October 31, trailing 12-month revenue grew more than 200 percent; trailing 12-month bookings grew more than 115 percent, and the company's annualized bookings run-rate, based on fiscal Q3 results, surpassed $160 million. Additionally, during the quarter the company concluded a record number of nine deals greater than one million dollars. By every metric the quarter's results underscore the continued and rapid rise in demand for application intelligence, and continued emergence of AppDynamics as the leader in the category. (more...)

Photo: Rosie O'Donnell & Michelle Rounds Visit Broadway's SIDE SHOW
by TV News Desk - Nov 3, 2014

On Saturday, November 1st, TV personality Rosie O'Donnell and wife Michelle Rounds visited the revival of Broadway's SIDE SHOW, now playing at the St James Theater. (more...)

Anita Gillette Premieres AFTER ALL... AND FURTHERMORE At Birdland Tonight
by Pat Cerasaro - Nov 3, 2014

Recognizable stage and screen star Anita Gillette returns to the Birdland with her new solo show AFTER ALL... AND FURTHERMORE tonight. (more...)

Cruise News: Carnival's WiFi Jumps in Speed - 10x!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2014

This will be a short intro because we're packing here for a cruise after today's news that Carnival's previously barely usable WiFi is getting a MAJOR speed boost. (more...)

New York Pops to Honor Kathleen & Rob Marshall at 2015 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2014

?On Monday, May 4, 2015, The New York Pops celebrates its 32nd birthday with a grand gala evening honoring three-time Tony Award-winning director-choreographer Kathleen Marshall and Academy Award-nominated director-choreographer Rob Marshall. The event will be a true family affair, featuring highlights from the siblings' greatest triumphs in theatre, television, and film. (more...)

Redmoon to Host New Year's Eve: Revolution
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2014

To ring in the New Year, Chicago's Spectacle company Redmoon presents the second annual New Year's Eve: Revolution, a festive evening of sensuous elegance and wild imagination propelled by the classical elements of nature: earth, air, water and fire. Redmoon's carnival-esque interpretation of the traditional New Year's Eve celebration engineers wonder through its fantastical and functional mechanical inventions, mind-blowing tableaux and lavishly costumed performers, all in a new layout designed to create a wide-open space and atmosphere. New Year's Eve: Revolution unfolds at the company's Pilsen home at 2120 S. Jefferson Street, Wednesday, December 31 (New Year's Eve) beginning at 9 pm. A full bar is included in the ticket price. (more...)

The Pacific Symphony and Festival Ballet Theatre Present NUTCRACKER FOR KIDS, 12/13
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2014

Pacific Symphony and Festival Ballet Theatre (FBT) entice audiences of all ages with the sweet melodies, magical celebration and excitement of one of Tchaikovsky's most famous ballets during the holiday concert, "Nutcracker for Kids," part of Family Musical Mornings presented by Farmers and Merchants Bank. Led by Assistant Conductor Alejandro Gutierrez, the orchestra shares the stage with the enchanted ballerinas from FBT, led by Artistic Director Salwa Rizkalla, who bring this beloved Christmas tale of the prince and Clara to life. The classic battle between the Mouse King and the Nutcracker has children on the edge of their seats as Tchaikovsky's memorable music, performed live, fills the air with wonder. Then the dancers twirl and glide across the stage to the renowned "Waltz of the Flowers" and the enchanting "Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy." Created especially for children ages 5-11, this 45-minute version of the ballet is adapted by Bree Burgess Rosen, and features narrator Charlotte Rubino, age 11, making it perfect for the whole family to enjoy. (more...)

BWW Reviews: New and Improved SIDE SHOW Fleshes Out Its Story of Conjoined Twins
by Michael Dale - Nov 18, 2014

The 1997 flop with a big cult following returns with major revisions. (more...)

In This Moment Unleashes 'BLACK WIDOW' Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2014

Atlantic recording group In This Moment has announced details of their eagerly awaited new album. 'BLACK WIDOW' the Los Angeles-based hard rock band's full-length release arrives today, November 18th. (more...)

Alastair Brookshaw, Nic Kyle and Zoe Doano to Lead THE GRAND TOUR at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2014

Alastair Brookshaw, Nic Kyle and Zoë Doano are to head the cast for the European première of Jerry Herman's 1979 Broadway musical, The Grand Tour, directed by Thom Southerland, at the Finborough Theatre as part of the 20 Premières Season. (more...)

Cruise Critic Names the Top Cruise Lines of 2014
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2014

EWING, N.J., Nov. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Cruise Critic the world's largest online cruise resource has announced the winners of the 7 th Annual Cruise Critic Editors' Picks Awards, naming the top cruise lines in 18 categories, including Best New Ship, Best for Families, Best Value for Money and Best River Cruise Line. (more...)

Ariana Grande, Jessie J & Nicki Minaj to Perform 'Bang Bang' on Sunday's AMA's
by TV News Desk - Nov 18, 2014

Ariana Grande is set to perform a medley of her hits, including 'Problem,' 'Break Free,' and 'Love Me Harder' on Sunday night's AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS, airing live at 8/7c on ABC. (more...)

BWW Interview: Angela Bassett Spills about Life at the FREAK SHOW
by Courtney Henley - Nov 17, 2014

Angela Bassett. If that name doesn't mean anything to you, shame! The Academy Award nominee has appeared in everything from HOW STELLA GOT HER GROOVE BACK, to MEET THE ROBINSONS, and most recently, AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAK SHOW. Bassett appeared last season in COVEN as Marie Laveau, the voodoo queen, and returns this season as Desiree Dupree, the hermaphrodite. Recently, I got the opportunity to participate in a question and answer session with Angela Bassett, and she answered all of our burning questions about Desiree and the process behind making AMERICAN HORROR STORY. (more...)

CHRISTMAS AT DOWNTON ABBEY Holiday Album in Stores Today
by TV News Desk - Nov 17, 2014

As previously announced, Carnival Films, producers of Downton Abbey, together with Warner Bros. Records release Christmas at Downton Abbey, an official collection of festive hymns and classic carols evoking a simpler time, from the much loved, award-winning television series. (more...)

Review Roundup: SIDE SHOW Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Nov 17, 2014

The completely reimagined revival of Side Show officially opens tonight, November 17, at the St. James Theatre (246 West 44th Street). Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Kansas City - Week of 11/16/2014
by BWW - Nov 16, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/16/2014 for Kansas City (more...)

New York Pops Performs BY SPECIAL REQUEST with Conductor Steven Reineke Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2014

Tonight, November 14, 2014 at 7:30 PM, The New York Pops orchestra will be the star of the performance at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage. (more...)

Princess Cruises Introduces First-Ever Gift Card Program
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2014

Just in time for the holidays, today Princess Cruises announced a brand new gift card program making it easy to give the gift of cruising. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Dos Pueblos Theatre Presents the Wild and Wondrous Circus of ALICE IN WONDERLAND
by Maggie Yates - Nov 13, 2014

Sayre's version of Alice in Wonderland takes place in a circus, a setting not so far removed conceptually from Carroll's Wonderland: a place of familiar elements without typical context-not quite reality (more...)

Sky-Pony, with Lauren Worsham, Brings the Carnival to Knitting Factory Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2014

Sky-Pony (which is fronted by Tony nominee Lauren Worsham of Broadway's A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder) will present a carnivalesque evening of music and performance, featuring a concert by the band as well as the theatrical acrobatics of 2 Ring Circus and party-tastic Weezer cover band Surf Wax America. (more...)

Interrobang Theatre Project's REALLY REALLY Begins in February at Athenaeum Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2014

Interrobang Theatre Project is pleased to continue its 2014-15 season with the Midwest premiere of REALLY REALLY by contemporary American playwright Paul Downs Calaizzo, directed by Co-Artistic Director James Yost*, playing February 13 - March 15, 2015 at the Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are available through the Athenaeum Theatre Box Office at or by calling (773) 935-6875. The press opening is Sunday, February 15 at 2 pm. (more...)

The Collegiate Chorale to Present NOT THE MESSIAH with Eric Idle at Carnegie Hall This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2014

The Collegiate Chorale presents the New York City premiere of Eric Idle and John Du Prez's Not The Messiah (He's a Very Naughty Boy) at Carnegie Hall, December 15-16, 2014 at 8pm. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for November 12th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Nov 12, 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. The 2014 BroadwayWorld Chicago Award nominations are announced, Lyric presents 'Porgy' and 'Carousel,' 'Camelot' opens, 'Ring Of Fire' and 'Annie' return, 'Annie' and 'Ani' hit screens, parodies of 'Guffman,' the Merman/Mormon thing, Rudolph and Tupperware, and a suburban 'Garden!' (more...)

Holland America Line's new ms Koningsdam to Debut an Innovative Design Approach
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2014

First reveal of interior renderings available now on the Holland America Line website (more...)

LaughFest's 2015 Lineup to Include Wanda Sykes, George Lopez & Patton Oswalt
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2014

Today, the nation's first-ever community-wide festival of laughter, Gilda's LaughFest, announced the first round of talent and shows for the festival's fifth year to be held March 5 to 15, 2015. The announcement included a diverse range of performers that are new to the festival, as well as some past favorites returning to take part in the festival's fifth year. (more...)

Drama League to Welcome SIDE SHOW's Bill Condon for 'Up Close' Series Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2014

The Drama League continues the Fall 2014 Programming Schedule with the ever popular 'Up Close' Series featuring Academy Award winner and Broadway director of Side Show Bill Condon who will be joined by WABC TV's Sandy Kenyon, tomorrow, Wednesday, November 11, 2014 beginning at 7:00 p.m. at the Drama League Theater Center (32 Avenue of the Americas). (more...)

New York Theatre Ballet to Perform Keith Michael's THE NUTCRACKER, 12/19
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2014

New York Theatre Ballet (NYTB) presents Keith Michael'sThe Nutcracker from December 19-21, 2014 as part of the Company's Once Upon A Ballet series for children at Florence Gould Hall, 55 East 59th Street, NYC. Performances on Friday are at 1pm and 6pm; on Saturday at 11am, 1pm and 3:30pm; and Sunday at 11am, 1pm and 3:30pm. Tickets are $35 for children, $40 for adults. Subscriptions for the Once Upon A Ballet Series are available for $90-$135. Single tickets are available through, and subscriptions can be purchased by submitting an order form to For more information, visit (more...)

CHRISTMAS AT DOWNTON ABBEY to Be Released 11/17, Now Available for Pre-Order
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

Carnival Films, producers of Downton Abbey, together with Warner Bros. Records today confirm the release of Christmas at Downton Abbey, an official collection of festive hymns and classic carols evoking a simpler time, from the much loved, award-winning television series. (more...)

Georgia Stitt and Jason Robert Brown's 'Waiting for Wings' Featured on Cincinnati Pops' Album CARNIVAL OF ANIMALS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra announces the release of its latest album, Carnival of the Animals, under the direction of Pops Conductor John Morris Russell. The recording marks the 93rd Pops recording in its history (adding to an abundant legacy including a Grammy-winner) and the third under Mr. Russell. Carnival of the Animals will appear on the Orchestra's own label, Fanfare Cincinnati, and be distributed by Naxos. (more...)

New SIDE SHOW 2014 Broadway Cast Recording Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 2/17
by Pat Cerasaro - Nov 10, 2014

Reserve your copy of the new SIDE SHOW cast recording! (more...)

Anita Gillette Premieres AFTER ALL... AND FURTHERMORE At Birdland, 11/3
by Pat Cerasaro - Nov 1, 2014

Catch Anita Gillette's brand new solo show! (more...)

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