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PBS to Premiere MY MUSIC: BURT BACHARACH'S BEST, 6/1
by TV News Desk - May 28, 2013

Hosted by Robert Wagner, this first-time ever archival PBS special includes all the original artists performing Bacharach's hits with rare footage and clips from the 1960s -1980s. MY MUSIC: BURT BACHARACH'S BEST premieres on PBS stations beginning June 1, 2013 (check local listings). (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Steve Coogan in Trailer for LOOK OF LOVE
by - Mar 8, 2013

A trailer has been revealed for Michael Winterbottom's LOOK OF LOVE. The film is a biopic of Paul Raymond, the nightclub owner and adult magazine publisher who earned the nickname 'the King of Soho'. Get a sneak peek below! (more...)

Jeff Kready and More to to Join Laurie Veldheer in Paper Mill's THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2013

Paper Mill Playhouse has announced the cast for Thoroughly Modern Millie, winner of the 2002 Drama Desk and Tony Award for Best Musical. This effervescent musical romp will feature Ashley Kate Adams (Miss Dorothy Brown), Brenda Braxton (Muzzy Van Hossmere), Billy Bustamante (Bun Foo), Jeff Kready (Jimmy Smith), Burke Moses (Mr. Trevor Graydon), Lenora Nemetz (Mrs. Meers), James Seol (Ching Ho), Jessica Sheridan (Miss Flannery) and Laurie Veldheer (Millie Dillmount). Thoroughly Modern Millie will be directed by Paper Mill Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Mark S. Hoebee with choreography by Denis Jones. Thoroughly Modern Millie will run at the Millburn, New Jersey, theater from April 10 through May 5, 2013. The official press opening is Sunday, April 14, at 7:00pm. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Nikki Renee Daniels Sings PORGY & BESS' 'Summertime' at Topeka Festival Singers Spring Concert
by Stage Tube - Mar 31, 2013

Broadway star Nikki Renee Daniels sang 'Summertime' from The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess at Topeka Festival Singers' March 2013 concert. Click below to watch her perform! (more...)

Off Broadway Alliance to Host ABCs OF PRODUCING OFF BROADWAY Seminar, 4/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2013

The Off Broadway Alliance, the organization of Off Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents, and marketing firms, will hold another in its series of seminars focused on the culture, business and history of Off Broadway next Sunday, April 7th. (more...)

FOREVER DUSTY Will Close April 7 at New World Stages
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2013

Forever Dusty, the new musical about the life and times of legendary icon Dusty Springfield, will play its final New York performance at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street) on Sunday, April 7, producers announced today. (more...)

FOREVER DUSTY Launches Photo Comic: 'Dusty in Brooklyn'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2013

A new photo comic has been created for off-Broadway's FOREVER DUSTY titled 'Dusty in Brooklyn.' The project was created by photographer and visual artist Seth Kushner, and starring Kirsten Holly Smith, Christina Sajous, Ashley Betton and Mike Murray. CLICK HERE to view the full comic! (more...)

Broadway Palm Announces 21st Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2013

Broadway Palm has announced its 21st Season. Individual tickets go on sale June 1, 2013. Main stage show prices range from *$35 to $58 with group and children's prices available. (more...)

BOOK OF MORMON Opens with 9 Million in Ticket Sales; West End Shows Drawing Record Numbers Across the Board
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2013

According to the Daily Mail, The Book of Mormon opened last night at the Prince of Wales Theatre with ticket sales of 9 million. And as reported by Baz Bamigboye, the West End's 2013 season shows are drawing steady crowds across the board. (more...)

Keeley Hawes Joins Lee Evans and Sheila Hancock in Exton's BARKING IN ESSEX at Wyndham's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2013

According to the Daily Mail, Keeley Hawes will join Sheila Hancock and Lee Evans in Clive Exton's new comedy Barking In Essex at Wyndham's Theatre, premiering Monday 16 September 2013, following previews from 6 September. Hawes will play 'Chrissie', Evans' wife and Hancock's daughter-in-law, in the production. (more...)

Photo Flash: Lisa Lampanelli Sings Along with FOREVER DUSTY!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2013

Producers of Forever Dusty, the hit new musical about the life and times of legendary British pop star Dusty Springfield, will host a series of Sing-A-Long performances, following the overwhelming response of the first installment, which celebrated the show's 100th performance on February 13. At last night's event was comedienne extraordinaire Lisa Lampanelli, and you can check out photos from her appearance below! (more...)

THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- Robert Cuccioli
by BWW - Mar 1, 2013

In this week's edition, we caught up with Robert Cuccioli, who is starring as 'Norman Osborn/Green Goblin' in Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark- currently playing at the Foxwoods Theatre. His most recent album 'Look of Love,' is currently available at CDBaby, Amazon.com and iTunes. (more...)

This Weeks New Movies - 7/3/2013 - 7/5/2013
by BWW - Jun 30, 2013

Information, posters, descriptions of all the upcoming movies being released from 7/3/2013 - 7/5/2013! (more...)

FLASHDANCE THE MUSICAL Comes to the Majestic 6/18; Tickets On Sale 3/1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2013

FLASHDANCE-THE MUSICAL, the stage adaptation of the 1983 hit film that defined a generation, will perform at the Majestic Theatre for eight performances June 18-23. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m., Friday, March 1. (more...)

FLASHDANCE THE MUSICAL Comes to the Majestic Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2013

FLASHDANCE-THE MUSICAL, the stage adaptation of the 1983 hit film that defined a generation, will perform at the Majestic Theatre for eight performances tonight, June 18-23. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m., Friday, March 1. (more...)

Broadway Couple Nikki Renee Daniels and Jeff Kready Welcome a Baby Girl!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2013

According to posts on their Facebook pages, Broadway couple Nikki Renee Daniels and Jeff Kready welcomed a baby girl, Lena Renee Kready, into the world at 6:58 this morning. 'Mother and daughter are doing fine. Father is delirious,' Kready wrote on his Facebook page. (more...)

PBS Premieres MY MUSIC: BURT BACHARACH'S BEST Tonight
by TV News Desk - Jun 1, 2013

Hosted by Robert Wagner, this first-time ever archival PBS special includes all the original artists performing Bacharach's hits with rare footage and clips from the 1960s -1980s. MY MUSIC: BURT BACHARACH'S BEST premieres on PBS stations beginning tonight,June 1, 2013 (check local listings). (more...)

HARLEM'S BIG OTIS JUMP UP BLUES REVUE to Make its Home at Ginny's Supper Club, Begin. 8/15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2013

Fresh off work on Fox Searchlight's feature film BLACK NATIVITY starring Angela Bassett, Jennifer Hudson, Forest Whitaker and Mary J. Blige - and directed by Kasi Lemmons - Otis Sallid, the creator of SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE, brings an exciting new musical project to life, HARLEM'S BIG OTIS JUMP UP BLUES REVUE. The REVUE will make it's home at Ginny's Supper Club located in Marcus Samuelsson's popular Red Rooster Harlem, (310 Lenox Avenue). (more...)

BIG OTIS JUMP UP BLUES REVUE to Play Ginny's Supper Club, Aug 2013
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2013

For an authentic taste of the Harlem soulful music scene, tourists and locals alike should visit 'Big Otis Jump Up Blues Revue' on Thursday nights at 7:30 p.m. throughout the month of August, with the first show taking place on August 8th, at Ginny's Supper Club. (more...)

BWW TV: Behind the Scenes of FOREVER DUSTY with Kirsten Holly Smith- Transforming Into a Music Icon!
by Randy Rainbow - Jan 30, 2013

The world premiere of Forever Dusty, a new musical about the life and times of legendary icon Dusty Springfield is currently playing at off-Broadway's New World Stages. Kirsten Holly Smith, who takes on the title role 8 times a week, transforms into the music icon daily, and BroadwayWorld takes you behind the scenes of her process below! (more...)

Hollywood Bowl Announces Concert Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2013

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association today announced the Hollywood Bowl summer 2013 subscription series and single events for its 92nd season at the historic venue. The Hollywood Bowl is one of the most renowned summer cultural venues in the world and has been the summer home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic since 1922. (more...)

FOREVER DUSTY to Host Special Sing-A-Long Performance, 2/13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2013

Forever Dusty, the hit new musical about the life and times of legendary British pop star Dusty Springfield, will host a one-night-only Sing-A-Long performance on Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 7:00 PM, it was announced today. Audience members at this special performance will be invited to participate and sing along to Dusty's greatest hits, including "Son of a Preacher Man," "You Don't Have to Say You Love Me," "I Only Want to Be With You," along with other classics included in the show, like "Wishin' and Hopin," "Tell Him," and many more. The evening will be co-hosted by comedian Seth Herzog (often seen on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon") and Drag Diva Sherry Vine (Here TV's "She's Living For This"), and fans are encouraged to dress in their best Dusty blonde beehive wigs and 1960s garb. (more...)

Robert Cuccioli to Make 54 Below Debut, 2/6
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2013

Broadway Star, ROBERT CUCCIOLI will make his debut at 54 BELOW (254 W. 54th Street between Broadway & 8th Avenue) on Wednesday, February 6th, at 9:30 p.m. with A Standard Love, featuring Barry Levitt as Musical Director with Jon Burr on bass and Alvester Garnett on drums. (more...)

BWW Reviews: BACHARACH: OF LIFE AND LOVESONG, St James Theatre Studio, January 19 2013
by Gary Naylor - Jan 20, 2013

Gary Naylor wallows in the glorious songs of a great songwriter. (more...)

GLASGOW FILM FESTIVAL Announces Biggest Ever Program, 2/12 - 14
by Movies News Desk - Jan 17, 2013

Film lovers, rejoice! Glasgow Film Festival today announced its most ambitious programme yet: bookended by two very different romantic comedies, kicking off on Valentine's Day and ending on the night of the 85th Academy Awards. (more...)

Robert Cuccioli Makes 54 Below Debut Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2013

Broadway Star, Robert Cuccioli will make his debut at 54 BELOW (254 W. 54th Street between Broadway & 8th Avenue) tonight, February 6th, at 9:30 p.m. with A Standard Love, featuring Barry Levitt as Musical Director with Jon Burr on bass and Alvester Garnett on drums. (more...)

Robert Cuccioli, Tovah Feldshuh, Joni Mitchell and More Set for 54 Below, Now thru 2/10
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2013

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, the performance venue located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond, including award-winning vocalist Eric Michael Gillett, Broadway star Chester Gregory, Grammy Award winner Joni Mitchell, BACKSTAGE, Broadway star T. Olvier Reid, Tony Award nominee Robert Cuccioli, Toni Award nominee Tovah Feldshuh and SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED. (more...)

IFC Picks Up CRYSTAL FAIRY Starring Michael Cera
by Movies News Desk - Feb 4, 2013

IFC Films announced today that the company is acquiring North American rights to writer-director Sebastian Silva's CRYSTAL FAIRY, which premiered at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. The film, with a screenplay by Silva, stars Michael Cera, Gaby Hoffmann, Juan Andres Silva, Jose Miguel Silva, and Agustin Silva, and was produced by Juan de Dios Larrain and Pablo Larrain. CRYSTAL FAIRY was the recipient of the Best Director Award in World Cinema at the Sundance Film Festival. (more...)

FLASHDANCE THE MUSICAL Comes to the Majestic 6/18; Tickets On Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2013

FLASHDANCE-THE MUSICAL, the stage adaptation of the 1983 hit film that defined a generation, will perform at the Majestic Theatre for eight performances June 18-23. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m., Today, March 1. (more...)

BWW Reviews: BACK TO BACHARACH AND DAVID at Theatre Three: An Ode To the 60's
by Melissa Giordano - Feb 27, 2013

Back to Bacharach and David is a nice little gem of a revue. I was vaguely familiar with the music, but not familiar with this particular show prior to seeing it. However, with it being directed by the fantastic Long Island theatre vet Steve McCoy, I knew the audience would be in for a treat. (more...)

FLASHDANCE THE MUSICAL Comes to the Majestic 6/18; Tickets On Sale 3/1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2013

FLASHDANCE-THE MUSICAL, the stage adaptation of the 1983 hit film that defined a generation, will perform at the Majestic Theatre for eight performances June 18-23. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m., Friday, March 1. (more...)

FOREVER DUSTY Announces Additional Sing-A-Long Performances, Beginning 3/14
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2013

Producers of Forever Dusty, the hit new musical about the life and times of legendary British pop star Dusty Springfield, announced today that the show will host a series of Sing-A-Long performances, following the overwhelming response of the first installment, which celebrated the show's 100th performance on February 13. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: FOREVER DUSTY's Kirsten Holly Smith and Christina Sajous Recreate James Bond Classic 'The Look of Love'
by Stage Tube - Feb 22, 2013

In tribute to '50 Years of Bond,' Kirsten Holly Smith (as Dusty Springfield) and Christina Sajous (as Dusty's lover, Claire), stars of the new musical Forever Dusty, have recorded a music video of 'The Look of Love,' putting a new spin on Burt Bacharach and Hal David's Oscar nominated classic made popular by Dusty Springfield herself from the 1967 James Bond film, Casino Royale. That year, the song famously lost the Academy Award to 'Talk to the Animals' from Doctor Doolittle, but at Sunday's Oscars, Adele is favored to win for her own Bond tune, a new rendition of 'Skyfall.' Click below to watch the performance! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: FOREVER DUSTY's Kirsten Holly Smith & Christina Sajous Sing 'Love Power'
by Stage Tube - Feb 14, 2013

Forever Dusty, the hit new musical about the life and times of legendary British pop star Dusty Springfield, is currently playing at New World Stages. In celebration of Valentine's Day, Kirsten Holly Smith and Christina Sajous have teamed up to perform 'Love Power' with musical director Michael Thomas Murray on the piano. Check it out below! (more...)

FOREVER DUSTY Hosts Special Sing-A-Long Performance Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2013

Forever Dusty, the hit new musical about the life and times of legendary British pop star Dusty Springfield, will host a one-night-only Sing-A-Long performance tonight, February 13, 2013 at 7:00 PM. Audience members at this special performance will be invited to participate and sing along to Dusty's greatest hits, including 'Son of a Preacher Man,' 'You Don't Have to Say You Love Me,' 'I Only Want to Be With You,' along with other classics included in the show, like 'Wishin' and Hopin,' 'Tell Him,' and many more. The evening will be co-hosted by comedian Seth Herzog (often seen on 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon') and Drag Diva Sherry Vine (Here TV's 'She's Living For This'), and fans are encouraged to dress in their best Dusty blonde beehive wigs and 1960s garb. (more...)

GLASGOW FILM FESTIVAL Presents Biggest Ever Program, Now thru Feb 23
by Movies News Desk - Feb 12, 2013

Film lovers, rejoice! Glasgow Film Festival today announced its most ambitious programme yet: bookended by two very different romantic comedies, kicking off on Valentine's Day and ending on the night of the 85th Academy Awards. (more...)

BIG OTIS JUMP UP BLUES REVUE Plays Ginny's Supper Club Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2013

For an authentic taste of the Harlem soulful music scene, tourists and locals alike should visit 'Big Otis Jump Up Blues Revue' on Thursday nights at 7:30 p.m. throughout the month of August, with the first show taking place tonight, August 8th, at Ginny's Supper Club. (more...)

Rachelle Rak Joins ABBY'S ULTIMATE DANCE COMPEITION as Judge
by TV News Desk - Aug 5, 2013

Broadway triple threat Rachelle Rak will appear as a judge on the second season Lifetime Television's ABBY'S ULTIMATE DANCE COMPETITION. The actress will join returning judge Richy Jackson. The new season premieres on September 3. (more...)

ISO Announces Cast for ON BROADWAY WITH KANDER & EBB - Beth Leavel, Nick Adams, Ted Keegan & More!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2013

The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra today announced the cast for On Broadway with Kander & Ebb: Celebrating Chicago, Cabaret and All That Jazz, a world premiere pops production of music from legendary and award-winning composers, John Kander (b. 1927) and Fred Ebb (1928-2004). Created by ISO Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly, On Broadway with Kander & Ebb opens the Indianapolis Symphony's Printing Partners Pops Series for the 2013-2014 season on Friday andSaturday, Oct. 4 and 5, at the Hilbert Circle Theatre in downtown Indianapolis. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 8/25/2013
by BWW - Aug 25, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/25/2013 for Ft. Myers/Naples (more...)

Broadway Palm Presents BURT AND ME, Now thru 10/5
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2013

Broadway Palm is excited to open its 21st Thrilling Season with Burt & Me playing tonight, August 22 through October 5, 2013. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 8/18/2013
by BWW - Aug 18, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/18/2013 for Ft. Myers/Naples (more...)

HARLEM'S BIG OTIS JUMP UP BLUES REVUE Makes Its Home at Ginny's Supper Club Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2013

Fresh off work on Fox Searchlight's feature film BLACK NATIVITY starring Angela Bassett, Jennifer Hudson, Forest Whitaker and Mary J. Blige - and directed by Kasi Lemmons - Otis Sallid, the creator of SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE, brings an exciting new musical project to life, HARLEM'S BIG OTIS JUMP UP BLUES REVUE. The REVUE will make it's home at Ginny's Supper Club located in Marcus Samuelsson's popular Red Rooster Harlem, (310 Lenox Avenue). Performances are scheduled every Thursday night, two shows - 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., tonight, August 15 and August 22, 29, 2013. (more...)

Geva Theatre Co. to Open 41st Season with PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES, 9/10-10/13
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2013

Geva Theatre Center invites Rochester to join in the down-home country fun of Pump Boys and Dinetteswith book, lyrics and music by John Foley, Mark Hardwick, Debra Monk, Cass Morgan, John Schimmel and Jim Wann and directed byMark Cuddy, with choreography by Peggy Hickey and musical direction by Nathan Dame. Pump Boys and Dinettes begins performances on September 10 and runs in the Elaine P. Wilson Mainstage through October 13. (more...)

Broadway Palm to Present BURT AND ME, 8/22-10/5
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2013

Broadway Palm is excited to open its 21st Thrilling Season with Burt & Me playing August 22 through October 5, 2013. This romantic, musical comedy features the incredible music of the legendary duo, Burt Bacharach and Hal David. Burt and Me features 20 of the most popular Bacharach/David songs. (more...)

FOREVER DUSTY Closes Today at New World Stages
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2013

Forever Dusty, the new musical about the life and times of legendary icon Dusty Springfield, will play its final New York performance at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street) tonight, April 7. (more...)

Off Broadway Alliance Hosts ABCs OF PRODUCING OFF BROADWAY Seminar Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2013

The Off Broadway Alliance, the organization of Off Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents, and marketing firms, will hold another in its series of seminars focused on the culture, business and history of Off Broadway today, April 7th. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Peter Nero and the Philly Pops Time Travel at PIFA to Swinging Sixties Spy Movie Music
by Marakay Rogers - Apr 30, 2013

The PIFA time travel theme took the Philly Pops to the birth of the James Bond film franchise... and beyond (more...)

Barbara Cook, Ann Hampton Callaway, Liz Callaway and More Join Feinstein's at the Nikko Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2013

Hotel Nikko San Francisco and Michael Feinstein have announced the spring lineup - featuring legendary stars of stage and cinema - for the all-new Feinstein's at the Nikko. Located within Hotel Nikko (222 Mason Street, San Francisco), Feinstein's at the Nikko will present a wide range of local, regional and national entertainers in an intimate 140-seat cabaret setting. Tickets for all performances are on-sale now and available by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketweb.com. (more...)

Laurie Veldheer Stars in Paper Mill Playhouse's THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2013

Paper Mill Playhouse presents Thoroughly Modern Millie, winner of the 2002 Drama Desk and Tony Award for Best Musical. This effervescent musical romp will feature Ashley Kate Adams (Miss Dorothy Brown), Brenda Braxton (Muzzy Van Hossmere), Billy Bustamante (Bun Foo), Jeff Kready (Jimmy Smith), Burke Moses (Mr. Trevor Graydon), Lenora Nemetz (Mrs. Meers), James Seol (Ching Ho), Jessica Sheridan (Miss Flannery) and Laurie Veldheer (Millie Dillmount). Thoroughly Modern Millie will be directed by Paper Mill Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Mark S. Hoebee with choreography by Denis Jones. Thoroughly Modern Millie will run at the Millburn, New Jersey, theater from tonight, April 10 through May 5, 2013. The official press opening is Sunday, April 14, at 7:00pm. (more...)

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