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What happens after Happily Ever After, after all? In Sondheim and Lapine’s beloved musical retelling of the Grimm classics, a parade of familiar folktale figures find their way “Into the Woods” and try to get home before dark—under the guidance of Mark Lamos, who dazzled us with A Little Night Music in 2008.

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BWW Interviews: Grammy Nominated Songstress JANE MONHEIT Talks About Saban Appearance, October 19
by Don Grigware - Oct 9, 2014

Singer Jane Monheit will appear October 19 at the Saban Theatre, Beverly Hills singing the jazz of Judy Garland. Her latest CD - there are 9 - is called the heart of the matter (cover pictured above). Since high school, she has been dazzling audiences world-wide with her beautiful multi-ranged voice. For a young singer to concentrate on jazz and the classics is in itself quite extraordinary in this day and age. Monheit graduated with a BA from the Manhattan School of Music winning many prizes and is a two-time Grammy nominee. She is married to drummer Rick Montalbano Jr. and has one little boy. (more...)

Dominic Cooper, James Corden, Samuel Anderson and Frances de la Tour Join Film Adaptation of West End's THE LADY IN THE VAN
by Movies News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

According to the Daily Mail, THE HISTORY BOYS stars Dominic Cooper, James Corden, Samuel Anderson and Frances de la Tour have signed on for the upcoming film adaptation of the West End's THE LADY IN THE VAN, starring Maggie Smith. (more...)

INTO THE WOODS Stars Billy Magnussen & MacKenzie Mauzy In Sexy PEOPLE Magazine Photoshoot
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 9, 2014

Rising stage and screen stars Billy Magnussen and MacKenzie Mauzy are featured in the new issue of People Magazine via a sexy photo of the pair along with comments on their auditions for the big screen adaptation of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's celebrated fairy tale musical Into the Woods. (more...)

Orlando Shakespeare Theater to Present A CHRISTMAS CAROL, 12/3-28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF presents A Christmas Carol from December 3-28, 2014. Directed by Michael Carleton (Dracula: The Journal of Jonathan Harker and The Tempest), with musical direction from Steve MacKinnon (A Night in New Orleans: A Magic Tree House Adventure and The True Story of the Three Little Pigs), Artistic Director Jim Helsinger's adaptation of Dickens' classic story comes to life on the Margeson Theater Stage. Single tickets to A Christmas Carol are available now by calling (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, visiting, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street). (more...)

LOST IN YONKERS to Play Bristol Riverside Theatre, 11/11-30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

Laughter can be found at Bristol Riverside Theatre in Neil Simon's dramedy Lost in Yonkers playing on November 11-30. Directed by Keith Baker, the ensemble cast features Joy Franz, David Nate Goldman, Bruce Graham, Eleanor Handley, Kyle Klein II, Karen Peakes, and Danny Vaccaro. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 10/8/14 - 'MORMON' for Actors Fund, THE BIRDS & THE BEES, Cumming & Burnett on TV and More!
by Jessica Showers - Oct 8, 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: BOOK OF MORMON benefits The Actors Fund, the littlest Keenan-Bolger's THE BIRDS & THE BEES begins tonight, and Cumming and Burnett make the talk show rounds! (more...)

Hackney Empire Sets Full MOTHER GOOSE Cast
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

Today Hackney Empire announces the full cast of its much-anticipated 2014 pantomime, the return of Mother Goose starring Clive Rowe. For the first time in six years the casting reunites some of Hackney's most-loved performers. Director Susie McKenna will this year take to the stage as evil sorceress Vanity, alongside last year's Puss in Boots Kat B, who will play Billy Goose. They join previously announced grande dame of pantomime Clive Rowe, reprising his Olivier Award-nominated title role and marking his 10th appearance in the show and Olivier Award-winning Sharon D Clarke, playing the good enchantress Charity. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for October 8th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Oct 8, 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 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards are back with nominations open now! Plus the Jeff Awards on Monday night, three acclaimed recent openings, two shows proudly closing, three local shows that may never end, and NBC's live 'Peter Pan' is ready to fly! (more...)

Segerstrom Center Adds Second INTO THE WOODS Reunion Performance with Stephen Sondheim, James Lapine & Original Cast
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

Due to high demand, a second performance of the much-anticipated Into the Woods Reunion has been added to the Segerstrom Center for the Arts engagement in Orange County. (more...)

Reimagined INTO THE WOODS Will Begin Performances in December at Roundabout; Opening Night Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the performance schedule for the upcoming Off-Broadway production of Stephen Sondheim & James Lapine's Tony Award-winning Into the Woods. (more...)

PlayMakers Rep to Stage INTO THE WOODS and A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 11/1-12/7
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

PlayMakers Repertory Company takes audiences into the darker reaches of the forest with two tales of magic and transformation in the theater's annual rotating repertory event. The professional theater in residence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill performs "Into the Woods" by Tony Award-winner Stephen Sondheim and "A Midsummer Night's Dream" by William Shakespeare Nov. 1 to Dec. 7. (more...)

'ENTER LAUGHING', DanceBrazil, POTTED POTTER and More Set for Wallis Annenberg Center's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts announces its theater, music, dance, lectures and Theater for Young Audiences programming for the 2014-2015 Season, which begins today, October 7-19 with the Edinburgh-based Puppet State Theatre Company production of The Man Who Planted Trees in the Lovelace Studio Theater; and in the Bram Goldsmith Theater a new lecture series in partnership with Writers Bloc, presenting a conversation with Leon Panetta on October 15 and Marsalis Well Tempered: An Evening with Branford Marsalis featuring the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia on October 16. (more...)

The Actors Fund to Present TRADITION, THE JEWISH LEGACY OF BROADWAY at the Pantages, 11/17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

The Actors Fund presents a very special MUSICAL MONDAY with Michael Childers Presents: ' TRADITION, THE JEWISH LEGACY OF BROADWAY' on November 17, 2014. Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres at 7 p.m.; performance at 8 p.m., followed by dessert reception with the performers. (more...)

Charlie Pollock and Mary Kate Morrissey Star in Signature Theatre's ELMER GANTRY, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

Signature Theatre presents Elmer Gantry, a musical version of Sinclair Lewis' best-selling novel, directed by Signature's Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Follies, Million Dollar Quartet). Schaeffer collaborated on the last production of Elmer Gantry at Marriott's Lincolnshire Theatre in Chicago with authors John Bishop (book), Mel Marvin (music) and Bob Satuloff (lyrics) in 1998; the show has not been produced since then. This will be the 5th production in the show's history. Running in the MAX Theatre today, October 7 - November 9, Signature's production will include several brand new songs by Mel Marvin and Bob Satuloff and a reimagined script that John Bishop worked on until his death in 2006. (more...)

Photo Flash: Publicity Shots for freeFall Theatre's INTO THE WOODS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

freeFall Theatre's 2014/15 season, AN ESCAPE FROM REALITY, opens with Stephen Sondheim's classic musical take on what happens after happily ever after. Into the Woods is one of freeFall's top-requested shows and is the second Sondheim musical produced at the theatre since the inaugural production of THE FROGS in 2010. Artistic Director Eric Davis has created a new and exciting staging that will delight and intrigue audiences of all ages with its imaginative storytelling. (more...)

Randy Graff, Amanda McBroom & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

SDC Foundation Names PlayMakers' Joseph Haj 2014 Zelda Fichandler Award Recipient
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

Joseph Haj, Producing Artistic Director of PlayMakers Repertory Company in Chapel Hill, NC, has been named recipient of the 2014 Zelda Fichandler Award. (more...)

Scoop: Roger Rees, Tracey Ullman, Michael McKean, & Laura Osnes & More Join Cast of Encores! THE BAND WAGON
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

This just in! Previously announced Tony Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell will be joined by Tony Award winner Roger Rees, 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 in The Band Wagon, an Encores! Special Event from November 6 - 16, 2014 at City Center. The Band Wagon will open on Sunday, November 8. (more...)

InDepth InterView: Tracey Ullman On THE BAND WAGON At Encores!, Plus INTO THE WOODS Movie, Stage Roles & More
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 6, 2014

Today we are talking to a spectacularly talented and universally beloved stage and screen star who is celebrated around the world for her wacky way with a character - 7-time Emmy Award winner Tracey Ullman. Discussing the finer points of her just announced participation in the upcoming Encores! mounting of celebrated Vincente Minnelli movie musical THE BAND WAGON, Ullman opens up about her anticipation in taking on the role of scrappy and smart Broadway lyricist Lily Marton, famously essayed in the original film by Nanette Fabray. Also, Ullman sheds some light on some of the musical material we can anticipate hearing from her in the newly devised Encores! edition of THE BANDWAGON penned by Douglas Carter Beane, including such showstopping classics as 'That's Entertainment' and 'Louisiana Hayride'. Furthermore, Ullman elaborates on her excitement in teaming with noted co-stars Brian Stokes Mitchell and Michael McKean, as well as performing for the first time at the newly renovated City Center. Plus, Ullman also clues us in on what viewers can expect from the hotly anticipated feature film edition of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's celebrated fairy tale-themed musical Into the Woods and shares stories from the set. Additionally, Ullman reflects on some of her early stage roles, ranging from a Berlin stage production of another Vincente Minnelli movie musical masterpiece, GIGI, along with THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW and more. All of that, ONCE UPON A MATTRESS and much, much more in this exclusive conversation with a comedy legend. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 10/6/14 - Chenoweth & Lippa in I AM HARVEY MILK, Cherry Lane at 90 and More!
by Jessica Showers - Oct 6, 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: I AM HARVEY MILK plays Lincoln Center, CHICAGO welcomes back a veteran 'Roxie', Cherry Lane celebrates 90 years and more! (more...)

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics October 4 - Part 2 - ALADDIN Cast Cuddles with Teddy Bears, and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2014

BroadwayWorld collected as many of yesterday's evening Saturday Intermission Pics as we could to bring you Part 2 of our October 4 #SIP round-up! Check out Part 1 HERE. (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Oct. 5
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2014

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, October 5, 2014. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Miami - Week of 10/05/2014
by BWW - Oct 5, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/05/2014 for Miami (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for October 6-October 12
by BWW Special Coverage - Oct 5, 2014

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestra's begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven- o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Chita Rivera in 'CHITA'S BACK!,' Joanna Gleason with Well Strung, 54 Sings Sinatra, The Newtildas: Paige Brady, Gabriella Pizzolo, Ripley Sobo, & Ava Ulloa, and Lesli Margherita in 'All Hail the Queen.' (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Phoenix - Week of 10/05/2014
by BWW - Oct 5, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/05/2014 for Phoenix (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 10/05/2014
by BWW - Oct 5, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/05/2014 for Portland (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Vermont - Week of 10/05/2014
by BWW - Oct 5, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/05/2014 for Vermont (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Sacramento - Week of 10/05/2014
by BWW - Oct 5, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/05/2014 for Sacramento (more...)

Angela Richardson, Lori L'Italien & More Star in Reagle Music Theatre's GRAND NIGHT This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2014

Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston will present a tribute to the genius of Rodgers & Hammerstein with A Grand Night for Singing, this weekend, October 4-5, 2014 at the Robinson Theater (617 Lexington St, Waltham, MA, 02452). (more...)

New INTO THE WOODS Movie Tie-In Book Available For Pre-Order, Out 11/25
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 4, 2014

Get your hands on the new paperback book edition of Into the Woods before the movie hits screens in December! (more...)

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics October 4 - MISS SAIGON Parodies THE COMMITMENTS, and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2014

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup! (more...)

Disney Confirms Meryl Streep As Supporting Actress For Awards Consideration In INTO THE WOODS
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 4, 2014

Disney has confirmed that Meryl Streep will be submitted as Best Supporting Actress and Emily Blunt as Best Actress when awards season rolls around later this year following the release of Into the Woods. (more...)

Nat Chandler and Teri Dale Hansen Bring MANCINI AND MOONLIGHT to Colorado State Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2014

Broadway stars Nat Chandler (Scarlet Pimpernel, The Phantom of The Opera) and Teri Dale Hansen (Boys from Syracuse, Show Boat) will be appearing with the Pueblo Symphony Orchestra (under conductor Dr. Jacob Chi) in MANCINI AND MOONLIGHT tonight, October 4th at 7:30pm in Hoag Recital Hall on the campus of Colorado State University -- Pueblo. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

Warp Graphics has announced a world premiere industry reading of MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH: A MUSICAL THRILLER with book and lyrics by Wendy Pini, music and additional lyrics by Gregory Nabours, and directed by Calvin Remsberg, on Monday, October 27 at 7:30pm at the NoHo Arts Center in North Hollywood, CA. (more...)

Jeffrey Brian Adams, Monique Hafen & More to Star in San Francisco Playhouse's PROMISES, PROMISES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

San Francisco Playhouse have announced casting for their holiday show, a revival of the 1968 Broadway hit Promises, Promises to be directed by Bill English. (more...)

Fred Barton Orchestra, Terri White, Sam Harri & More Set for AMERICAN SHOWSTOPPERS at Schimmel Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

On Saturday, October 18, noted arranger Fred Barton will bring the music of Broadway and the American Songbook showmanship to the Schimmel Center at Pace University in American Showstoppers: An Evening of Cy Coleman. (more...)

Pepperdine Fine Arts Division o Present INTO THE WOODS, 11/13-22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

The Pepperdine University Fine Arts Division presents its Luciana and Daniel Forge Fall Musical, a new production of Into the Woods at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday from November 13 to November 22, with a 2 p.m. matinee on Sunday, November 16, at Smothers Theatre on Pepperdine's Malibu campus. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Appleton, WI - Week of 10/12/2014
by BWW - Oct 12, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/12/2014 for Appleton, WI (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Sacramento - Week of 10/12/2014
by BWW - Oct 12, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/12/2014 for Sacramento (more...)

Scoop! New Stephen Sondheim & David Ives Musical Confirmed to Be in the Works; Based on Two Films
by Rialto Chatter - Oct 11, 2014

Confirming previously reported rumors, the new project will be a collaboration between Sondheim and contemporary American playwright David Ives. The project, whose title was not announced, will be based on two classic films by Spanish filmmaker Luis Buñuel. The two separate films will be the basis for one complete story which the characters will exist in seamlessly. The first half will be based on The 1972 film 'The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie' and the second half will be based on the 1962 film 'The Exterminating Angel.' (more...)

Stephen Sondheim prepara un musical basado en la obra de Luis Buñuel
by Roberto Rodríguez - Oct 11, 2014

El prestigioso compositor norteamericano Stephen Sondheim ha confirmado que se encuentra trabajando en un nuevo musical, que contará con libreto del dramaturgo David Ives, y que estará basado en dos películas del cineasta español Luis Buñuel : 'El discreto encanto de la burguesia' y 'El angel exterminador'. (more...)

Aragon High School Presents INTO THE WOODS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2014

Aragon High School Performing Arts is proud to present their fall musical, 'Into the Woods', opening Thursday, November 20th. Anyone who's ever read a fairy tale knows that getting your wish is not always as easy as it should be.'Into the Woods' magically spins the challenge of getting your wish by posing the question: how do your favorite fairy tale characters handle the wish they've been given? To their confusion, and our enjoyment, they are not careful what they wish for. (more...)

Stephen King Meets Judy Blume in ARE YOU THERE GOD? IT'S ME, CARRIE at The Ringwald, Now thru 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2014

The Ringwald Theatre is no stranger to the world of parody. And this October will prove to be no different as the merry pranksters open their latest production - a musical, no less - ARE YOU THERE GOD? IT'S ME, CARRIE. Written by Lisa Melinn and Dyan Bailey, ARE YOU THERE GOD? IT'S ME, CARRIE combines the best elements of a Judy Blume novel with the creepiness of Stephen King. (more...)

Jim Parsons to Star in Roundabout's MERTON OF THE MOVIES Benefit Reading This Winter; Scott Ellis Directs
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company is thrilled to welcome back four-time Emmy Award and Golden Globe winner Jim Parsons ("The Big Bang Theory," Roundabout's Harvey) in a hilarious one-night-only reading of George S. Kaufman and Marc Connelly's Merton of the Movies. This rollicking evening will be helmed by Roundabout's Adams Associate Artistic Director, six-time Tony nominee Scott Ellis (Roundabout's Harvey, The Mystery of Edwin Drood), currently represented on Broadway with You Can't Take It With You. (more...)

Photo Flash: Welcome to New York, New York! First Look at Broadway's ON THE TOWN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

The new Broadway revival of ON THE TOWN, directed by John Rando (Tony Award for Urinetown) and choreographed by Joshua Bergasse (Emmy Award winner for 'Smash') officially opens on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at Broadway's Lyric Theatre (213 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Meryl Streep to Portray Opera Singer Florence Foster Jenkins in New Film?
by Movies News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

Meryl Streep is currently in negotiations to star as American-born opera singer Florence Foster Jenkins in an upcoming film. (more...)

John McDaniel to Direct Shirley Jones in TheatreZone Fundraiser, 11/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

Grammy and two-time Emmy Award-winning music director and composer John McDaniel (Bonnie and Clyde, The Rosie O'Donnell Show) is coming to Naples to music direct Oscar-winning actress Shirley Jones at TheatreZone's gala fundraiser 'An Evening with Shirley Jones' on Sunday, Nov. 9. (more...)

Kurup And Rawle Confirmed For ANYTHING GOES In Sheffield!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres Daniel Evans and Stage Entertainment today announce the full cast for Evans' production of Anything Goes for the run at the Crucible and the start of the UK and Ireland tour. (more...)

INTO THE WOODS Movie Soundtrack Available For Pre-Order, Out 12/16
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 10, 2014

Order your copy of the Into the Woods soundtrack before the movie hits screens in December! (more...)

Official Soundtrack for Disney's INTO THE WOODS to Be Released 12/16!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

According to the official soundtrack recording for Disney's big screen adaptation of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Into the Woods will be released on December 16th. The recording is now available for pre-order. (more...)

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