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Chita Rivera to Bring 80th Birthday Celebration to Bay Area Cabaret, 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2014

Bay Area Cabaret presents the one and only Broadway legend Chita Rivera in a unique solo concert event celebrating her 80th Birthday: CHITA: A LEGENDARY CELEBRATION. The nine-time Tony nominee, two-time Tony Award winner (Kiss of the Spider Woman, The Rink) and first Hispanic woman ever to receive the Kennedy Center Honor, will share perspectives and recreate signature moments from her legendary career. (more...)

2013 BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards Winners Announced
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 8, 2014

Votes are cast, polls are closed, and results have been tabulated! This was our BIGGEST year yet! After a record number of voters in over 50 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is VERY excited to announce the 2013 Atlanta Winners! Thanks to all who voted and HUGE congrats to all the winners! (more...)

Limited Tickets Remain for TN Shakespeare's Gala with 'PHANTOM' Howard McGillin
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2014

Actor Howard McGillin, Broadway's longest-running Phantom in The Phantom of the Opera, will headline Tennessee Shakespeare Company's Fifth Annual Valentine's Gala on February 14, 2014, at Germantown Performing Arts Center. (more...)

August Wilson's 2 TRAINS RUNNING to Begin 1/22 at American Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2014

American Stage Theatre Company kicks off the new year with August Wilson's 2 TRAINS RUNNING. They are excited to present their seventh installment of their August Wilson Century Cycle. Previews are January 22 and 23. Opening Night is January 24 and the production runs through February 23, 2014. (more...)

VIDEO: Broadway Star Chita Rivera Talks Tour, History-Making Career and More on TAVIS SMILEY
by TV News Desk - Jan 30, 2014

Popular PBS broadcaster Tavis Smiley interviewed Chita Rivera on his program yesterday, January 29, and you can watch the full appearance below, in which Rivera reflects on her history-making career! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Chita Rivera: A Legendary Celebration Amazes Audiences
by Don Grigware - Jan 28, 2014

Dynamic talents, such as triple-threat Chita Rivera, rarely give up. They are having too much fun to retire. Passionate, warm, funny and forever loyal to her art, Miss Rivera has always captivated her audiences and is still very much doing so, based on her performance on Saturday January 25 at the Valley Performing Arts Center in Northridge. It was a stroll down memory lane, and a delicious one, as Rivera took the stage in Chita Rivera: A legendary Celebration with 'I've Got a Lot of Living To Do' from Bye Bye Birdie and sang, moved vibrantly with rhythm and grace and told terrific stories about Leonard Benstein, Cy Coleman, and Kander & Ebb, among others. (more...)

Anabel Kutay, Simon Hardwick and More Star in DRUNK at Leicester's Curve Theatre, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

The McOnie Company presents its inaugural production DRUNK, a theatre-dance revue which will premiere at Leicester's Curve Theatre tonight 28 January 2014 before transferring to London'sBridewell Theatre from Wednesday 5 February 2014. On sale now. (more...)

Broadway Designer Merrie Whitney to Design for FSPA's Production of JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

"To spend my days inspired is very rewarding," says costume designer Merrie Whitney, of Franklin. Whitney is reflecting on her role as costumer for Franklin Performing Arts Company (FPAC) and Franklin School for the Performing Arts (FSPA). The position marks a return to costume design after a decade-long hiatus as stay-at-home mom to Wyatt, 11, and Johanna, 9. (more...)

Rachel York to Host 15th Annual Column Awards Gala, 2/24; Nominees Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2014

The Board of Directors and Executive Director/Producer/Founder of THE COLUMN Awards Organization, John Garcia, have announced that Tony Award nominee, Broadway sensation Orfeh will be their special guest star and Co-host for the 14th Annual COLUMN Awards Gala. The extrava When the 15th annual COLUMN Award nominations were announced Sunday evening history was being made as the organization has completely retooled and reorganized their voting process. Theatre Three leads the Equity field with 37 nominations while Mainstage-Las Colinas leads the Non-equity field with 31 nominations. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 1/26/2014
by BWW - Jan 26, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/26/2014 for Dallas (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in St. Paul - Week of 1/26/2014
by BWW - Jan 26, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/26/2014 for St. Paul (more...)

Collegiate Chorale to Present NY Premiere of David Lang's BATTLE HYMNS at the Intrepid, 5/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

The Collegiate Chorale announces the New York premiere of battle hymns on May 15, 2014 at 7:30pm at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, Pier 86, 12th Ave. & 46th Street in New York, NY. (more...)

Broadway's Brian Stokes Mitchell Plays Sanders Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2014

Celebrity Series of Boston will present Broadway and film star Brian Stokes Mitchell tonight, January 23, 2014, at 8pm at Sanders Theatre, Memorial Hall, Harvard University, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge. (more...)

American Stage Presents August Wilson's 2 TRAINS RUNNING, Now thru 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

American Stage Theatre Company kicks off the new year with August Wilson's 2 TRAINS RUNNING. They are excited to present their seventh installment of their August Wilson Century Cycle. Previews are tonight, January 22 and 23. Opening Night is January 24 and the production runs through February 23, 2014. (more...)

August Wilson's 2 TRAINS RUNNING Begins Tonight at American Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2014

American Stage Theatre Company kicks off the new year with August Wilson's 2 TRAINS RUNNING. They are excited to present their seventh installment of their August Wilson Century Cycle. Previews are tonight, January 22 and January 23. Opening Night is January 24 and the production runs through February 23, 2014. (more...)

Convicted Producer Garth Drabinsky Granted Parole
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2014

According to the Hollywood Reporter, former Livent executive Garth Drabinksy has been denied full parole in because he was unable to 'assure authorities his current business ventures do not risk a return to fraudulent activities.' Drabinsky and his business partner Myron Gottlieb were convicted of two counts of fraud in 2009 after misreporting Livent's quarterly financial statements after the company went public, from 1993 to 1998. Gottlieb received a four-year sentence. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 1/19/2014
by BWW - Jan 19, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/19/2014 for Dallas (more...)

Maria Conchita Alonzo Resigns From VAGINA MONOLOGUES After Tea Party Endorsement
by Pat Cerasaro - Jan 18, 2014

Recognizable screen performer and onetime Kiss of the Spider Woman on Broadway headliner, Maria Conchita Alonzo has withdrawn from an upcoming regional production of acclaimed ensemble play THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES by Eve Ensler following a firestorm of controversy over her public endorsement of an anti-immigration Tea Party candidate. (more...)

BWW Interview: Triple Threat Icon Chita Rivera Talks Her Show at Valley Performing Arts Center and the Joys of Her Career
by Don Grigware - Jan 15, 2014

Triple threat Broadway legend Chita Rivera will bring her iconic class and showmanship to the Valley Performing Arts Center January 25 for one performance only at 8 pm. In our chat she tells us a little bit about the new show and talks in great detail about the joys of her career. (more...)

BoHo Theatre to Bring AMADEUS to Stage 773, 2/14-3/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

BoHo Theatre continues its milestone 10th season with AMADEUS, Peter Shaffer's masterpiece about genius, jealousy, and the lies we tell to preserve a legacy. Amadeus represents the Bohemian Pillar of Truth in BoHo's 2013/2014 Season. (more...)

Orlando Bloom's ROMEO & JULIET Coming to Movie Theaters Nationwide This February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

Starring Orlando Bloom (Lord of the Rings, Pirates of the Caribbean) as Romeo and Condola Rashad (Smash, Sex and the City 2) as Juliet, the film has an exclusive run in movie theatres from February 13-19. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 1/12/2014
by BWW - Jan 12, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/12/2014 for Dallas (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 2/09/2014
by BWW - Feb 9, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/09/2014 for Dallas (more...)

This Weeks New Movies - 2/12/2014 - 2/14/2014
by BWW - Feb 9, 2014

Information, posters, descriptions of all the upcoming movies being released from 2/12/2014 - 2/14/2014! (more...)

BWW TV: On the Red Carpet with Orlando Bloom, Condola Rashad & More for ROMEO AND JULIET's Big Screen Premiere!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 6, 2014

The film just made its NYC premiere and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on the red carpet to chat with stars Bloom, Rashad and more about the big event along with Broadway HD founders Stewart Lane and Bonnie Comley. Check out what they had to say below! (more...)

Barrett Wilbert Weed, Ryan McCartan, Jessica Keenan Wynn & More to Star in HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL Off-Broadway; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2014

The producers of HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL, the new musical stage adaptation of Daniel Waters' iconic 1989 dark comedy film, have announced the cast for the New York Premiere. Previews begin on Saturday, March 15, and the show is set to open on Monday, March 31, 2014 - the 25th Anniversary of the film's release - at New World Stages in New York City (340 West 50th Street). Tickets are now on sale at Telecharge.com/1-800-447-7400. (more...)

Andrew M. Mueller, Adaeze' Kelley, Adam Michaels & More to Lead Paramount Theatre's RENT, Begin. 3/12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2014

Performances are March 12-April 6, 2014. Press opening is Saturday, March 15 at 8 p.m. The Paramount Theatre is located at 23 E. Galena Blvd. in downtown Aurora, IL. Show times are Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; Thursday at 7:30 p.m.; Friday at 8 p.m.; Saturday at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m.; and Sunday at 1 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Tickets are only $36.90 to $49.90. To purchase, go to ParamountAurora.com, call (630) 896-6666, or visit the Paramount box office Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and 2 hours prior to evening performances. Note: RENT is rated R for strong adult language and themes. Not recommended for audiences under 17. (more...)

Photo Flash: On the Red Carpet of ROMEO AND JULIET's Big Screen Premiere with Orlando Bloom & Condola Rashad
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2014

The film just made its NYC premiere and BroadwayWorld brings you a look back at the red carpet arrivals below! (more...)

Don Rebic and Christine Reisner-Rebic to Debut LOOK WHO'S IN LOVE at the Laurie Beechman, 2/9 & 19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2014

On the heels of their one-year wedding anniversary, distinguished entertainers Christine Reisner-Rebic (an international cabaret chanteuse and dancer) and Don Rebic (Broadway and cabaret musical director and composer) will join forces for the New York City debut of their first full-length cabaret act as a duo. 'Look Who's in Love' features their original songs as well as songs by veteran Broadway composer Albert Hague (Christine's uncle) and timeless jazzy standards by Irving Berlin, Jule Styne, Jimmy Van Heusen, Betty Comden and Adolph Green. The show is directed by Michael Bush. (more...)

Actor's Express to Open MAPLE AND VINE, 3/22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

Actor's Express and Artistic Director Freddie Ashley have announced Maple and Vine, by Jordan Harrison, directed by Kate Warner. The production opens Saturday night, March 22, 2014, 8pm curtain, preview performances are March 20 and 21, and the ever-popular pay-what-you-want sneak peek, 'Director's Rough Cut', is Wednesday, March 19. Atlanta's own Kate Donadio leads the cast as Katha, and Michael Sung-Ho, in Atlanta from Minneapolis for this engagement, is opposite Kate as Katha's husband, Ryu (Ree-oo). Complete cast list below. Single tickets for Maple and Vine are on sale now at the box office (404-607-7469) or online at www.actors-express.com. Preview tickets are $15, and single tickets start at $26; student and senior discounts available. Actor's Express is located at 887 W. Marietta Street, Suite J-107, Atlanta, Georgia 30318. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of MOTHERS AND SONS with Tyne Daly & More!
by Stage Tube - Feb 25, 2014

Mothers and Sons, the new play by four-time Tony Award-winning playwright Terrence McNally and starring Tyne Daly, is currently in previews at Broadway's John Golden Theatre, with an official opening night set for Monday, March 24, 2014. In the video below, go behind the scenes of rehearsals with Daly, Steggert, Weller and the rest of the cast! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 2/23/2014
by BWW - Feb 23, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/23/2014 for Dallas (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Tulsa - Week of 2/23/2014
by BWW - Feb 23, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/23/2014 for Tulsa (more...)

Terrence McNally's MOTHERS AND SONS with Tyne Daly Begins Performances on Broadway Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2014

Mothers and Sons, the new play by four-time Tony Award-winning playwright Terrence McNally and starring Tyne Daly, begins performances at Broadway's John Golden Theatre today, Sunday, February 23, 2014, ahead of an official opening night on Monday, March 24, 2014. Mothers and Sons marks McNally's 20th Broadway show. (more...)

Up on the Marquee: MOTHERS AND SONS
by Walter McBride - Feb 23, 2014

Mothers and Sons, the new play by four-time Tony Award-winning playwright Terrence McNally and starring Tyne Daly, begins performances at Broadway's John Golden Theatre today, Sunday, February 23, 2014, ahead of an official opening night on Monday, March 24, 2014. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the marquee at the John Golden! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in St. Paul - Week of 2/02/2014
by BWW - Feb 2, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/02/2014 for St. Paul (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 2/02/2014
by BWW - Feb 2, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/02/2014 for Dallas (more...)

USC Student Jennifer Kranz Wins LA's NEXT GREAT STAGE STAR 2014
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

Jennifer Kranz, a senior at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles majoring in Theatre and minoring in Musical Theatre, emerged victorious Sunday, February 16th as LA's Next Great Stage StarŪ 2014 produced and presented by Sterling's Upstairs at The Federal, the most critically acclaimed concert supper club in the greater Los Angeles area. (more...)

Vanessa Williams to Join AFTER MIDNIGHT as Guest Star, April 1-May 11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

It was announced today during a live appearance from the stage of the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, that Multi-Platinum recording artist and actress Vanessa Williams is set to join the roster of 'Special Guest Star' vocalists in the critically acclaimed Broadway musical, After Midnight. Williams will play performances from Tuesday, April 1, 2014 through Sunday, May 11, 2014 at theBrooks Atkinson Theatre (256 W 47th Street). Directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle, After Midnight began preview performances on Friday, October 18, 2013, and opened to rave reviews on Sunday, November 3, 2013. (more...)

THE OTHER JOSH COHEN Opens this Weekend at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse continues its 75th Anniversary Season with another new musical The Other Josh Cohen. The Other Josh Cohen features a book, music and lyrics by David Rossmer and Steve Rosen. Ted Sperling (Striking 12, See What I Wanna See) will direct with musical staging by Andrew Palermo. Vadim Feichtner serves as Music Director. The Other Josh Cohen will feature Steve Rosen, David Rossmer, Hannah Elless, Vadim Feichtner, Cathryn Salamone, Ken Triwush and Kate Wetherhead. The Other Josh Cohen will play the Millburn, New Jersey theater from February 19 through March 16. The official press opening night is Sunday, February 23, 2014, at 7:00pm. The Other Josh Cohen is generously supported by individuals of Paper Mill Playhouse's Raise the Curtain campaign celebrating Paper Mill Playhouse's 75th Anniversary. (more...)

Don Rebic and Christine Reisner-Rebic to Premiere LOOK WHO'S IN LOVE at Beechman, 2/19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2014

On the heels of their one-year wedding anniversary, distinguished entertainers Christine Reisner-Rebic (an international cabaret chanteuse and dancer) and Don Rebic (Broadway and cabaret musical director and composer) will join forces for the New York City debut of their first full-length cabaret act as a duo. 'Look Who's in Love' features their original songs as well as songs by veteran Broadway composer Albert Hague (Christine's uncle) and timeless jazzy standards by Irving Berlin, Jule Styne, Jimmy Van Heusen, Betty Comden and Adolph Green. The show is directed by Michael Bush. The performance is set for Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at The Laurie Beechman Theatre at the West Bank Cafe, 407 West 42nd Street (at 9th Avenue), NYC. TICKETS: $20 cover charge ($15 for MAC members) plus a $15 food/beverage minimum. RESERVATIONS: 212-695-6909 or www.LaurieBeechmanTheatre.com. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 2/16/2014
by BWW - Feb 16, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/16/2014 for Dallas (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Tulsa - Week of 2/16/2014
by BWW - Feb 16, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/16/2014 for Tulsa (more...)

The Broadway Production of Romeo and Juliet starring Orlando Bloom Coming To Movie Theatres beginning February 13th
by Contests - Broadway - Feb 14, 2014

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VIDEO: Colin Farrell, Jessica Brown Findlay in WINTER'S TALE Trailer; Hits Theaters Today
by Stage Tube - Feb 14, 2014

Warner Bros. Pictures will release WINTER'S TALE, written and directed by Oscar-winning screenwriter Akiva Goldsman ('A Beautiful Mind') and based on the novel by Mark Helprin, today, February 14, 2014. Watch the trailer below! (more...)

BoHo Theatre Brings AMADEUS to Stage 773, Now thru 3/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

BoHo Theatre continues its milestone 10th season with AMADEUS, Peter Shaffer's masterpiece about genius, jealousy, and the lies we tell to preserve a legacy. Amadeus represents the Bohemian Pillar of Truth in BoHo's 2013/2014 Season. (more...)

Warner Bros. Sets Valentine's Day Release for WINTER'S TALE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

Warner Bros. Pictures has set a winter release date for 'Winter's Tale,' written and directed by Oscar-winning screenwriter Akiva Goldsman ('A Beautiful Mind') and based on the novel by Mark Helprin. The film, from Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures, will open in North America on February 14, 2014, with international dates to follow. The announcement was made today by Dan Fellman, President of Domestic Distribution, and Veronika Kwan Vandenberg, President of International Distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures. (more...)

Maltz Jupiter Theatre Announces 2014-15 Season: LES MIS, THE WIZ, 'FIDDLER' & More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

The 2014/15 season will begin with The Foreigner (October 26 - November 9), an uproariously funny adventure set in a rural Georgia fishing lodge that follows a shy man who adopts a persona as a non-English-speaking foreigner. We continue with Fiddler on the Roof (December 2 - 21), the Tony Award-winning classic musical that follows dairyman Tevye as he fights to maintain his family and heritage. Next up in The Wiz (January 13 - February 1), the spirited, rock gospel and soul Tony Award-winning musical based on the classic tale The Wonderful Wizard of Oz - perfect for the entire family. Then join us for Glengarry Glen Ross (February 8 - 22), David Mamet's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece about a group of tough-talking Chicago real estate agents who will do anything to close a deal. Our incredible season ends with a four-week run of the Tony Award-winning phenomenon Les Miserables (March 10 - April 5), an epic and inspiring production not to be missed! (more...)

American Stage Adds 2/23 Performance of 2 TRAINS RUNNING
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2014

American Stage Theatre Company is excited to announce an added performance for August Wilson's 2 TRAINS RUNNING. Due to many shows selling out, American Stage has added one last performance on Sunday, February 23 at 8 pm. This production is their seventh installment of their August Wilson Century Cycle. (more...)

VIDEO: New Trailer for WINTER'S TALE with Colin Farrell, Jessica Brown Findlay
by Movies News Desk - Feb 1, 2014

Warner Bros. Pictures will release WINTER'S TALE, written and directed by Oscar-winning screenwriter Akiva Goldsman ('A Beautiful Mind') and based on the novel by Mark Helprin, on February 14, 2014. Check out the new trailer below! (more...)

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