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Rob McClure and Jenny Powers to Lead THE ADDAMS FAMILY at The Muny; Principle Casting Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2014

The Muny has announced the principle casting for its fourth show of its 96th season, The Addams Family, directed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge, choreographed by Vince Pesce, with musical direction by Ben Whiteley. The Addams Family is sponsored by Missouri Lottery. (more...)

COLE PORTER'S YOU NEVER KNOW to Play Meadow Brook Theatre, 5/28-6/22
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

Hidden identities and High Society collide to provide a spirited evening of song and dance and slamming doors in "Cole Porter's You Never Know." The Baron Rommer has the penthouse suite at the Hotel Ritz in Paris for the summer of 1929. The baron's butler's head has been turned by a lovely society woman, but at his station, he knows he doesn't stand a chance. If he were only a baron…. What could he do but trade identities with his boss? But that's only the first of the misunderstandings and mix-ups that will have you laughing. (more...)

'Billy Tabbs (& The Glorious Darrow),' Now Available in Pre-Release From Bitingduck Press
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

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This Weeks New Movies - 5/30/2014 - 5/30/2014
by BWW - May 25, 2014

Information, posters, descriptions of all the upcoming movies being released from 5/30/2014 - 5/30/2014! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 5/23/14 - BRIDGES at B&N, THE NORMAL HEART and More!
by Jessica Showers - May 23, 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: Kelli O'Hara and Steven Pasquale celebrate the 'BRIDGES' cast recording at Barnes & Noble today, and THE NORMAL HEART airs on HBO this Sunday! (more...)

Glass Mind Theatre to Play with Miss Manners in RSVP, 6/6-15
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

Time travel might not be first thing that comes to mind when people think of manners; usually it's more like which fork to use when. But, in Glass Mind's production of RSVP, based on Emily Post's Etiquette, you can expect that combination. Director Ann Turiano, who is also leading the cast in the devising process, uses time travel to go back and forth between 1922 and 2014 to look at different ideas of acceptable behavior in the two different eras. (more...)

Kerry Ellis, Ria Jones and Joanna Ampil to Star in WEST END WOMEN Tour, Nov-Dec 2014
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

JP Productions have today announced full casting details of their forthcoming UK tour of new touring production 'West End Women'. (more...)

Glass Mind Theatre to Present RSVP, 6/6-15
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

Time travel might not be first thing that comes to mind when people think of manners; usually it's more like which fork to use when. But, in Glass Mind's production of RSVP, based on Emily Post's Etiquette, you can expect that combination. Director Ann Turiano, who is also leading the cast in the devising process, uses time travel to go back and forth between 1922 and 2014 to look at different ideas of acceptable behavior in the two different eras. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Anna Kendrick Stars in HAPPY CHRISTMAS
by Movies News Desk - May 20, 2014

Magnolia Pictures will celebrate Christmas this summer when Joe Swanberg's new film HAPPY CHRISTMAS hits theaters on July 25th. (more...)

First Look - Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson & More on Set of PITCH PERFECT 2
by Movies News Desk - May 16, 2014

Rebel Wilson took to Twitter today to share a first look from the set of PITCH PERFECT 2, co-starring Anna Kendrick. (more...)

VIDEO: Anna Kendrick Loves Her Desk Job in New Short Film THE CALL
by Movies News Desk - May 13, 2014

Anna Kendrick, one of Fast Company's latest 100 Most Creative People in Business, partnered with the magazine for Eric Ogden's new short film THE CALL. Check out how she settles into taking on a desk job below! (more...)

Photo Flash: THE ELEPHANT MAN Broadway Artwork Revealed!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2014

Tickets are now available exclusively to American Express Card Members for two-time Academy Award nominee Bradley Cooper, Academy Award nominee Patricia Clarkson and Alessandro Nivola in Bernard Pomerance's Tony Award-winning play The Elephant Man, directed by Tony Award nominee Scott Ellis. Preferred seating is available to Gold Card, Platinum Card, and Centurion members. For tickets, call 212-239-6200 or visit Telecharge.com. The general public on sale will begin on Saturday, June 28 at 10 AM. Check out artwork for the play below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE PHILADELPHIA STORY Is Smartly Told at Clackamas Rep
by Patrick Brassell - Jun 30, 2014

Under the able direction of Doren Elias, the actors all get the period feeling just right, and the wealthy family feels like a wealthy family - all upper-crust manners and comfortable ease with the fancy trimmings. (more...)

THE ELEPHANT MAN with Bradley Cooper Will Take Broadway's Booth Theatre; Performances to Begin 10/18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2014

Tickets go on sale tomorrow, Wednesday, June 4 at 10 AM exclusively to American Express Card Members for two-time Academy Award nominee Bradley Cooper, Academy Award nominee Patricia Clarkson and Alessandro Nivola in Bernard Pomerance's Tony Award-winning play THE ELEPHANT MAN, directed by Tony Award nominee Scott Ellis. Preferred seating is available to Gold Card, Platinum Card, and Centurion members. For tickets, call 212-239-6200 or visit Telecharge.com. The general public on sale will begin on Saturday, June 28 at 10 AM. (more...)

The Production Company's GUYS AND DOLLS Comes to Arts Centre Melbourne, July 19-27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

One of Broadway's best musicals, the award winning Guys and Dolls opens on July 19 at the State Theatre, Arts Centre Melbourne for 10 shows only. Starring in this new production are Verity Hunt-Ballard, Martin Crewes, Chelsea Plumley, Adam Murphy, Bobby Fox and Christopher Horsey. (more...)

INTO THE WOODS Anna Kendrick Gushes Over Meryl Streep's Singing Talent
by Movies News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

Kendrick gushes over Streep's singing talents, first put on display in 2008's Mamma Mia!. (more...)

Lifetime to Premiere Docu-Series RAISING ASIA, 7/29
by TV News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

Debuting on Tuesday, July 29, at 10pm ET/PT the road to fame and success isn't an easy one but with her mom by her side, Asia's dreams of becoming a world famous performer are well within reach, at least if Kristie has her say. (more...)

Vegas Partner Lounge Casinos Award Colossal Winnings
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

TORONTO, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ (more...)

Tom Lister to Join Jodie Prenger in CALAMITY JANE National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

The Watermill Theatre Newbury, Jamie Wilson, Paul Elliott and Duncan C Weldon are delighted to announce full casting and further touring dates for the forthcoming new production of the musical 'CALAMITY JANE', opening at The Watermill Theatre, Newbury on Thursday 17 July 2014 where it will play until Saturday 6 September 2014 prior to embarking on a national tour that opens at the Plymouth Theatre Royal on Thursday 16 September. Tour schedule attached. More dates to be announced. (more...)

Anna Kendrick to Lead DreamWorks Animation's Musical Comedy TROLLS
by Movies News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

Kendrick will play a princess named 'Poppy' in the animated musical, to be directed by Mike Mitchell. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE PHILADELPHIA STORY at the Shaw Festival
by Mary Alderson - Jun 13, 2014

The Philadelphia Story, on stage at the Shaw Festival, takes the audience back to 1939, to the wealthy who have survived the Great Depression. Survived? It looks like they flourished! The audience applauds the luxurious set as the curtain is raised. Everything is gold, silver and white - a lavish grand piano and gold satin cushions in a room piled high with elegantly wrapped wedding gifts. (more...)

Scoop: TAXI: BROOKLYN on NBC - Wednesday, July 2, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jun 13, 2014

Get all the scoop on TAXI: BROOKLYN, airing on NBC on Wednesday, July 2, 2014! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Producer Hal Luftig Unveils Sardi's Caricature!
by Walter McBride - Jun 12, 2014

The beloved Broadway tradition continued yesterday, June 11, as Sardi's added a caricature of Hal Luftig to its legendary walls. Friends including Jerry Mitchell, Billy Porter, Roger Rees, Rick Elice, William Ivey Long, Lawrence O'Keefe, Nell Benjamin, Marc Shaiman, Charlotte St. Martin, Charlotte Wilcox, Orfeh, Ted Chapin and more came to celebrate the special event, and BroadwayWorld brings you phtoos from the festivities below! (more...)

Up on the Marquee: THE ELEPHANT MAN
by Walter McBride - Jun 12, 2014

Tickets are now available exclusively to American Express Card Members for two-time Academy Award nominee Bradley Cooper, Academy Award nominee Patricia Clarkson and Alessandro Nivola in Bernard Pomerance's Tony Award-winning play The Elephant Man, directed by Tony Award nominee Scott Ellis. Preferred seating is available to Gold Card, Platinum Card, and Centurion members. For tickets, call 212-239-6200 or visit Telecharge.com. The general public on sale will begin on Saturday, June 28 at 10 AM. Check out photos of the marquee below! (more...)

Jenn Gambatese, Stephen Bogardus & Heather MacRae to Perform at Prospect Theater Company's 2014 Gala, 6/30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

Prospect Theater Company presents its 2014 annual gala, New York In June, in the Harbor View Room at Battery Gardens, a beautiful and unique waterside location nestled at the southernmost corner of Battery Park. This special one-night-only event will be held on Monday, June 30 with an 8pm concert performance featuring Broadway and Prospect stars. The evening's program will include songs from Prospect's 15 years developing and producing new musical theater by emerging artists, as well as sneak peak performances from upcoming shows, and original songs by Prospect founding member Peter Mills. Proceeds from the evening will benefit Prospect's ongoing mission to develop and produce new American musical theater works. (more...)

BWW Reviews: From Everything to Nothing: GREY GARDENS the Musical (Actors' Theatre)
by Cassandra Sandros - Jun 11, 2014

based upon the 1976 documentary of the same name, by Albert and David Maysles, the offbeat and somewhat perplexing musical Grey Gardens acts as a pseudo-documentary of the rise and fall of the reclusive mother/daughter duo of 'Big' Edith Bouvier Beale and 'Little' Edith Bouvier Beale. Aunt and cousin, respectively, of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, the story follows their lives from High Society to abject poverty, living in a decomposing mansion overrun with flea-infested cats. (more...)

PETER AND THE STARCATCHER, MY FAIR LADY, OTHER DESERT CITIES & More Set for PCPA's 51st Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

A magical new musical opens the Pacific Conservatory Theatre's 51st Season - the world premiere production of Renegade Animation's Christmas Is Here Again. This frolicsome adventure for the entire family is a new stage musical by Brad Carroll and Jeremy Mann. It's based on the film of the same name written and directed by Robert Zappia. Christmas is Here Again plays in the Marian Theatre November 13 - December 24, 2014. (more...)

Sierra Boggess, Robert Petkoff & More Set for SENSE & SENSIBILITY THE MUSICAL Reading on 6/12-13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

Producers Betty Ann Besch Solinger and Alice Chebba Walsh will present a private stage reading of the new musical SENSE & SENSIBILITY THE MUSICAL on June 12 and June 13, 2014 in New York. Based on the Jane Austen novel of the same name, SENSE & SENSIBILITY THE MUSICAL had a critically acclaimed world premiere in 2013 at the Denver Center Theatre Company. SENSE & SENSIBILITY THE MUSICAL features a book and lyrics by Jeffrey Haddow, music by Neal Hampton and direction, and musical staging by Tony Award nominee Marcia Milgrom Dodge (Ragtime). (more...)

'Sing Off' A Cappella Group The Filharmonics Join Cast of PITCH PERFECT 2
by TV News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

A cappella group The Filharmonic, who recently competed on NBC's singing competition 'The Sing Off' have joined the cast of Universal's comedy sequel Pitch Perfect 2. (more...)

VIDEO: Anna Kendrick Gives Behind-the-Scenes Look at PITCH PERFECT 2!
by Movies News Desk - Jul 7, 2014

Elizabeth Banks, Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson and Hailee Steinfeld gave TODAY'S Natalie Morales an exclusive a behind-the-scenes look at the film! (more...)

THE ELEPHANT MAN with Bradley Cooper Will Now Begin Performances on Nov 7; Opening Pushed to Dec 7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2014

Due to a scheduling conflict, the producers of THE ELEPHANT MAN have announced that the show will now begin performances on Friday, November 7, 2014, and open on Sunday, December 7, 2014 at the Booth Theatre (222 W 45th St). Tickets are currently on sale to the general public. (more...)

John McTernan Replaces Steve Bisley in MTC's GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2014

One of Australia's most versatile stage and screen actors, John McTernan, will step into the bear-pit of Melbourne Theatre Company's Glengarry Glen Ross after one of the lead actors, Steve Bisley, had to withdraw due to illness in the play's opening week. (more...)

Helen Anker and Jeff McCarthy Lead Guthrie's MY FAIR LADY, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2014

The Guthrie Theater presents My Fair Lady, the hummable, quotable, utterly enjoyable musical for the whole family. Playing for the first time at the Guthrie, under the direction of Joe Dowling, My Fair Lady will feature Helen Anker as Eliza Doolittle, Tony Sheldon as Colonel Pickering, Donald Corren as Alfred P. Doolittle - all in their Guthrie debuts - and Jeff McCarthy as Professor Henry Higgins. Performances began on the Wurtele Thrust Stage on Saturday, June 28, with an opening slated for tonight, July 4, 2014. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Beth Malone, John Cudia and More in Highlights of SOUTH PACIFIC at Music Circus
by Stage Tube - Jul 25, 2014

The Rodgers and Hammerstein classic South Pacific, a universally acclaimed musical theatre masterpiece, is the third show in the 2014 Music Circus season at the Wells Fargo Pavilion, the 64th season for the venerable Sacramento institution. Performances take place July 22 - 27. Check out a first look below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Beth Malone, John Cudia and More in SOUTH PACIFIC at California Music Circus
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

The Rodgers and Hammerstein classic South Pacific, a universally acclaimed musical theatre masterpiece, is the third show in the 2014 Music Circus season at the Wells Fargo Pavilion, the 64th season for the venerable Sacramento institution. Performances take place July 22 - 27. Check out a first look below! (more...)

Burke Moses, Whitney Bashor, John Hickok & More Join Kathleen Marshall's UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN at Denver Center Theatre Company; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

The Denver Center Theatre Company today announced the complete cast and creative team for the highly anticipated new adaptation of Meredith Willson's classic musical, THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN. Based on the book by Richard Morris, the revitalized production will feature a new book and additional lyrics by three-time Tony Award nominee Dick Scanlan (Thoroughly Modern Millie) and showcase never before heard songs from Willson's prolific body of work with musical adaptation by Michael Rafter (Violet). The production opens for previews on September 12 in The Stage Theatre and will be directed and choreographed by three-time Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall (Anything Goes). (more...)

Jeremy Jordan and Anna Kendrick-Led THE LAST FIVE YEARS Movie to Be Featured at Toronto International Film Festival in September!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

The Toronto International Film Festival has just announced that Richard LaGravenese's film adaptation of the Jason Robert Brown musical The Last Five Years will be a part of this year's event, taking place September 4-14, 2014. Jeremy Jordan and Anna Kendrick lead the highly anticipated big screen version. For additional infomation, visit: http://tiff.net (more...)

Painter Rudolf Bauer to Be Subject of New Play at 59E59, TV Doc and NYC Exhibition This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2014

A new play, public television documentary special, and gallery exhibition will resurrect the life and work of modernist artist Rudolf Bauer, one of the 20th century's most important, yet nearly forgotten, painters. The astonishing paintings. The multiple affairs. The deception. The treachery. And the non-objective art that offered a new way of looking at the world. (more...)

Maria Friedman, Jenna Russell & More Set for ANYTHING GOES Concert at Cadogan Hall; Runs August 20-23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2014

Over the past decade Cadogan Hall has established itself as one of London's leading venues at the heart of Chelsea. In 2014 Cadogan Hall celebrates its tenth anniversary with a host of events including classical, opera, jazz, swing, pop and comedy. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at SOUTH PACIFIC at California Music Circus
by Stage Tube - Jul 16, 2014

The Rodgers and Hammerstein classic South Pacific, a universally acclaimed musical theatre masterpiece, is the third show in the 2014 Music Circus season at the Wells Fargo Pavilion, the 64th season for the venerable Sacramento institution. Performances are currently running through July 27. Check out a sneak peek below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Beth Malone, John Cudia and More in SOUTH PACIFIC at California Music Circus
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

The Rodgers and Hammerstein classic South Pacific, a universally acclaimed musical theatre masterpiece, is the third show in the 2014 Music Circus season at the Wells Fargo Pavilion, the 64th season for the venerable Sacramento institution. Performances take place July 22 - 27. (more...)

Music Circus' SOUTH PACIFIC Begins 7/22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

The Rodgers and Hammerstein classic South Pacific, a universally acclaimed musical theatre masterpiece, is the third show in the 2014 Music Circus season at the Wells Fargo Pavilion, the 64th season for the venerable Sacramento institution. Performances take place July 22 - 27. (more...)

TheatreZone Partners with FGCU to Present GODSPELL this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Mark Danni, artistic director of TheatreZone in Naples, announced today that the non-profit Equity professional theatre group will partner with Florida Gulf Coast University's Bower School of Music & the Arts to produce the Tony-nominated musical Godspell. (more...)

Anna Kendrick Says Being Beautiful Would be 'Super F***ing Stressful'
by Movies News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Anna Kendrick reveals that she is happy she is not known as a striking beauty and is very comfortable with her image as a 'normal' girl. (more...)

Rob McClure and Jenny Powers Lead THE ADDAMS FAMILY at The Muny; Show Begins Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

The Muny presents the fourth show of its 96th season, The Addams Family, directed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge, choreographed by Vince Pesce, with musical direction by Ben Whiteley. The show begins tonight, July 14 and runs through July 20, 2014. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Galen Crawley Explains Why Aurora Theatre's MARY POPPINS is Full of Magic, Laughs, and Tears
by Matt Tamanini - Jul 14, 2014

If you have been paying attention to the Atlanta theatre scene for the last three years, actress Galen Crawley has undoubtedly caught your eye. From leading family-friendly musicals to starring in more cutting-edge material, Crawley is certainly one of the community's brightest rising stars. This week she takes on another iconic role, this time as the titular MARY POPPINS at The Aurora Theatre in Lawrenceville. (more...)

Jenna Russell, Jonathan Slinger & Marc Elliott to Reprise Roles in West End Transfer of URINETOWN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

Olivier Award winning Jenna Russell, star of the RSC, Jonathan Slinger, and EastEnders' Marc Elliott, reprise their acclaimed roles, Penelope Pennywise, Officer Lockstock and Mr. McQueen respectively, in the West End transfer of Jamie Lloyd's ground breaking, splash hit production of Urinetown The Musical. (more...)

Michael Praed and Colin Buchanan to Star in UK Tour of DANGEROUS CORNER, Autumn 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

A brand new production of J.B. PRIESTLEY'S classic play DANGEROUS CORNER, starring Robin of Sherwood's MICHAEL PRAED and Dazeil and Pascoe's COLIN BUCHANAN will tour the UK this autumn, directed by the former head of London's acclaimed Almeida Theatre - MICHAEL ATTENBOROUGH. (more...)

Kelly McCormick, Beth Malone, Jason Graae, Brent Barrett and More Set for Music Circus' 2014 Season; Casting Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

California Musical Theatre released casting for the remaining shows in the 64th Music Circus season, a roster of actors including Broadway veterans, Tony nominees and audience favorites from previous Music Circus seasons, as well as actors with Sacramento-area ties. The five-show season at the Wells Fargo Pavilion includes the Music Circus premiere of the beloved Disney classic Mary Poppins, which runs through July 13, as well as other Tony Award-winning shows including Rodgers and Hammerstein's lush South Pacific, Lerner and Loewe's mystical Brigadoon, Jerry Herman and Harvey Fierstein's hilarious La Cage aux Folles, and the singular sensation A Chorus Line, which ended its week-long run on June 29. Music Circus casting for the season is determined after auditions are held in New York City, Los Angeles and Sacramento. (more...)

BWW Interview: ELLIE NUNN Talks About Playing 'Lady Windermere'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2014

A new revival of Oscar Wilde's Lady Windermere's Fan, opening at the King's Head, is transported to the 1930s and set in the Jazz Age against the backdrop of the fashionable High Society, and the evocative jazz music of the era. (more...)

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