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George Gershwin Theatre (New York, NY)
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Based on the ballet Fancy Free by Leonard Bernstein


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Vanessa Hudgens Set to Perform with Cast of GIGI on LIVE WITH KELLY AND MICHAEL Tomorrow!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2015

Vanessa Hudgens will be interviewed and will perform "I Never Want To Go Home Again" with cast members from the new Broadway production of Gigi on "Live with Kelly and Michael" tomorrow, Wednesday, April 1. "Live with Kelly and Michael" airs locally at 9:00 AM (ET) on WABC-TV Channel 7. Check local listings. (more...)

Three Day Intensive with CTI is Your Introduction to Commercial Producing
by Contests - Broadway - Mar 31, 2015

Here's the door that opens the world of producing to you. This program gives you a comprehensive overview of producing for the commercial theater, with sessions including specific case histories, budgets, sample agreements, and is renowned for its networking opportunities. Come together with Broadway's hit makers and the producers of the future as well as the service professionals that you'll need to make you a success. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 3/31/2015 - Lane & Knight in IT'S ONLY A PLAY, Barbeau in PIPPIN, YOUNGER and More!
by Jessica Showers - Mar 31, 2015

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: IT'S ONLY A PLAY gains two 'new' cast members, the PIPPIN tour gets a new 'Berthe', Sutton Foster leads TV Land's new series YOUNGER and more! (more...)

Patti LuPone, Marilyn Maye, Nellie McKay, Goodspeed Writers Colony and More Set for 54 Below This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2015

This April and May, 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. (more...)

Tony Bennett, Savion Glover & More to Celebrate Frank Sinatra's ON THE TOWN at Tribeca Film Fest
by Movies News Desk - Mar 31, 2015

The 2015 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by AT&T, today announced "Sinatra at 100: Film & Music in collaboration with The Lincoln Motor Company," a centennial celebration to honor Frank Sinatra's legendary film career at the Festival's 14th edition. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Vanessa Hudgens & Cast of GIGI Take Opening Night Bows!
by Walter McBride - Apr 9, 2015

Gigi, Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's beloved Oscar and Tony Award-winning musical comedy, celebrated its opening last night, April 8, at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52nd Street).Gigi stars Vanessa Hudgens, who makes her Broadway debut in the title role, Tony Award-winner Victoria Clark (The Light in the Piazza, Sister Act, Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella) as Mamita, Corey Cott (Newsies) as Gaston Lachaille, three-time Tony Award-nominee Dee Hoty (The Will Rogers Follies, The Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public, Footloose) as Aunt Alicia, two-time Tony Award-nominee Howard McGillin (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Anything Goes) as Honore Lachaille and Steffanie Leigh (Mary Poppins) as Liane d'Exelmans. BroadwayWorld was there for opening night and you can check out photos from the curtain call below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Andrew Rannells and Amy Spanger Join ON THE TOWN's Elizabeth Stanley at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2015

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was proud to present On the Town star Elizabeth Stanley in concert on Monday, April 6. Stanley musically celebrated the show's creators Betty Comden and Adolph Green, along with very special guests Amy Spanger and Andrew Rannells. Scroll down for photos from the concert! (more...)

It's a Wide, Wide World! Meet the Full Cast of GIGI, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Apr 8, 2015

Gigi, Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's beloved Oscar and Tony Award-winning musical comedy, celebrates its opening tonight, April 8, at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52nd Street). Scroll down to learn more about the company, and watch highlights from the show below! (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Highlights from VERY VERY ROCK SHOW at 54 Below!
by Stage Tube - Apr 8, 2015

VERY VERY is a sexy electric reinvention of a classic comedy of rebellion, love, freedom, and redemption that turns Shakespeare's AS YOU LIKE IT into a full-out rock concert. Stars -- including some of the original cast -- recently reunited to rock it out in VERY VERY ROCK SHOW at 54 Below. Check out a look back at the evening below! (more...)

Broadway at a Discount- What's Available at TKTS for April 8, 2015!
by BWW Discount Alert - Apr 8, 2015

TKTS has been a New York City institution for decades, bringing theatre-goers a last-minute way to get tickets for some of Broadway's hottest shows at a discount. TDF operates three TKTS Discount Booths in New York City- Times Square, South Street Seaport, and Brooklyn. Looking for affordable tickets for tonight, April 8, 2015? BroadwayWorld brings you the full list of what's available today below: (more...)

Review Roundup: GIGI Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Apr 8, 2015

Gigi, Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's beloved Oscar and Tony Award-winning musical comedy, celebrates its opening tonight, April 8, at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52nd Street). Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

GIGI, Starring Vanessa Hudgens, Opens Tonight on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2015

Gigi, Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's beloved Oscar and Tony Award-winning musical comedy, celebrates its opening tonight, April 8, at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52nd Street). (more...)

ON RECORD: Elizabeth Stanley's Five Favorite Cast Albums- 'It Moves Me to Tears Every Time I Hear It...'
by On Record - Apr 7, 2015

BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you our latest weekly series- ON RECORD. Ever wonder which Broadway tunes have inspired your favorite performers? Check back every Tuesday to find out which cast recordings have made an impact on Broadway's brightest stars. In this week's edition, we hear from Elizabeth Stanley, who is currently starring as 'Claire de Loone' in On the Town- playing at the Lyric Theatre. Read on to find out her top five picks! (more...)

Beloved Broadway Choreographer Eugene 'Luigi' Louis Facciuto Dies at 90
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2015

One of Broadway's most beloved choreographers and dance teachers, Eugene 'Luigi' Louis Faccuito, has died at 90 years old. (more...)

InDepth InterView: Beowulf Boritt - Part 2: CLINTON: THE MUSICAL, PRINCE OF BROADWAY, New JOSEPH & ANNIE Tours & Much More
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 7, 2015

Today we are continuing our expansive ongoing discussion with Tony Award-winning scenic design visionary Beowulf Boritt. Continuing the exhaustive discussion of this week's spectacular one night only concert event PARADE, Boritt outlines the visual high-points of the evening as well as offers an explanation of the impetus for many of the ideas behind the inventive design for the unique event. Additionally, Boritt opens up about his other work at Lincoln Center over the years, including Manhattan Concert Productions presentation of RAGTIME and his Tony Award-winning work on the Moss Hart drama ACT ONE, which will be shown on PBS as part of LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER later this year. Furthermore, Boritt shines a light on his multiple other current musicals running or opening soon - the revival of On the Town on Broadway, plus HAND TO GOD opening soon and Off-Broadway's CLINTON: THE MUSICAL. Plus, Boritt details his work on a dizzying array of current tours and recent mainstage mountings of musicals ranging from the national tours of ANNIE and JOSEPH & THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT to his work on LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE, LITTLE DANCER, THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS in the West End and far beyond. As if all that were not enough, Boritt also looks ahead to the 2016 Tokyo production of the Harold Prince revue PRINCE OF BROADWAY and comments on rumors of an impending New York return of THE TOXIC AVENGER while sharing first news on his involvement with a number of new productions including the Keira Knightley-led revival of THERESE RAQUIN and the forthcoming revival of A BRONX TALE. All of that and much, much more in this concluding portion of our extended chat with one of Broadway's best visual artists. (more...)

Billie Joe Armstrong's THESE PAPER BULLETS, SEX WITH STRANGERS, BIG SKY Premiere and More Set for the Geffen's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2015

Geffen Playhouse announces its coming landmark season which underscores the two decades of world-class theater the not-for-profit organization has produced since its 1995 opening. Artistic Director Randall Arney's selections feature some of theater's most established artists: Tony, Pulitzer Prize and Academy Award winner John Patrick Shanley; four Pulitzer Prize finalists Alexandra Gersten-Vassilaros, Rolin Jones, Rajiv Joseph, and Sarah Ruhl; multi-Grammy Award winner Billie Joe Armstrong; House of Cards writer Laura Eason, and much produced playwright Bess Wohl (American Hero, Pretty Filthy). (more...)

Evelyn Hoskins, Kim Criswell to Star in London Premiere of CARRIE - Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2015

Full casting is announced today for Carrie, which will receive its long awaited London Premiere in The Large atSouthwark Playhouse from Friday 1 to Saturday 30 May 2015, with a press night on Wednesday 6 May. Preview performances are now sold out, following the best on-sale week of any show in the venue's 22-year history. (more...)

Waylon Jennings Tribute TRUCK STOP TROUBADOURS Coming to Warner Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2015

The Warner Theatre is proud to present the Truck Stop Troubadours: A Tribute to Waylon Jennings & His Outlaw Friends, in the Nancy Marine Studio Theatre on Saturday, June 27th at 8 pm. (more...)

DVR Alert: GIGI's Vanessa Hudgens to Visit TONIGHT SHOW, 4/10
by TV News Desk - Apr 6, 2015

NBC has announced that GIGI star Vanessa Hudgens will stop by THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON on Friday, April 10 to talk about her new Broadway musical. (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 4/5/15
by - Apr 6, 2015

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 4/5/2015. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 4/6
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 6, 2015

Welcome to this week's edition of our new WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS, part of our new Industry Insights section that will feature insider industry information, commentary and insights! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, 4/5/2015. (more...)

Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: April 6-12, 2015
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 6, 2015

Three new shows will take their first official Broadway bows this week! Get your tickets today! (more...)

What's Playing on Broadway: April 6-12, 2015
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 6, 2015

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for the week of April 6-12, 2015?. (more...)

BWW Interview: Elizabeth Stanley Preps for Birdland Show, Fangirls Over Betty Comden, and More
by Sally Henry - Apr 6, 2015

Elizabeth Stanley may very well be Betty Comden's biggest fan. Ever. Currently starring as Claire De Loone in On the Town, Stanley will be taking the Birdland stage tonight in "I Get Carried Away," her solo show in tribute to Comden. Stanley couldn't say enough about how much she truly admires the Broadway lyricist as a person and an artist as she spoke to BroadwayWorld recently. Below, read about Stanley's love for artistic collaboration, her love affair for Comden, and more! (more...)

Patti LuPone, Luba Mason, Joshua Warr & More Set for 54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2015

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 www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Picks for April 6-12, Featuring Elizabeth Stanley, Andrew Rannells, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Apr 5, 2015

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: Elizabeth Stanley in 'Carried Away' with Special Guest Andrew Rannells; Patti LuPone: The Lady with the Torch; Broadway Meets Classic Rock with the Hair Cast: A Benefit for Broadway Impact; Baldwin Wallace at 54 Below; Teal Wicks and Friends Sing Harold Arlen. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in South Carolina - Week of 4/05/2015
by BWW - Apr 5, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/05/2015 for South Carolina (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Vanessa Hudgens Takes A Leaf From Alan Cumming's Book
by Stage Tube - Apr 5, 2015

GIGI star Vanessa Hudgens posted an adorable video last night in tribute to Alan Cumming's Saturday night tradition. Check it out below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, 4/4 Part 2 - STARCATCHER Tributes HEDWIG's Lena Hall and More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2015

Yesterday's #SIPs come from the casts of PETER AND THE STARCATCHER, FINDING NEVERLAND, THE KING AND I, On the Town, MAMMA MIA! and more! (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 4/4-4/5/2015
by - Apr 5, 2015

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, April 5, 2015 - Sunday, April 5, 2015. (more...)

BUYER & CELLAR, Starring David Turner, Begins Tonight at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2015

The Old Globe recently announced that due to ticket demand, the hilarious Buyer & Cellar, which starts previews tonight, April 4, will now play through Sunday, May 10! Broadway veteran David Turner (On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, Arcadia, Sunday in the Park with George) will star in Jonathan Tolins's (The Twilight of the Golds) acclaimed Off Broadway hit, directed by Ron Lagomarsino (The Last Night of Ballyhoo, My Favorite Year, 'Homefront,' 'Ravenswood'). (more...)

Photo Flash: Katharine McPhee and Scott Eastwood Visit Hakkasan Restaurant at MGM Grand
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2015

Hakkasan Las Vegas Restaurant was a celebrity hot spot, as many of the most buzzworthy names in entertainment were spotted as they relished on signature bites and libations at the most in-demand Cantonese restaurant inside MGM Grand Hotel & Casino. Check out photos below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics - 4/04 - HONEYMOON IN VEGAS Takes Final #SIP, PIPPIN Cast Hunts Easter Eggs, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2015

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup! Today's #SIP come from casts of On the Town, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, THE KING AND I, KINKY BOOTS, the West End's BILLY ELLIOT, the national tour of PIPPIN, and many more! (more...)

SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 4/3/2015
by BWW - Apr 3, 2015

BroadwayWorld.com's SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 4/3/2015. (more...)

A$AP Rocky Event Among Additional Programming Announced for Tribeca Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Apr 3, 2015

The 2015 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by AT&T, today announced additional programming to take place at Tribeca Film Festival at Spring Studios (more...)

BUYER & CELLAR, Starring David Turner, Extends Through May 10 at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

The Old Globe today announced that due to ticket demand, the hilarious Buyer & Cellar, which starts previews this Saturday, April 4, will now play through Sunday, May 10! Broadway veteran David Turner (On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, Arcadia, Sunday in the Park with George) will star in Jonathan Tolins's (The Twilight of the Golds) acclaimed Off Broadway hit, directed by Ron Lagomarsino (The Last Night of Ballyhoo, My Favorite Year, "Homefront," "Ravenswood"). (more...)

Photo Coverage: R&H President Ted Chapin Honored by Queens Theater
by Adrienne Onofri - Apr 2, 2015

Chapin and Queens councilman Jimmy Van Bramer received awards at the Astoria Performing Arts Center's annual gala. (more...)

Anita Gillette Dazzles in Birdland Return; Elizabeth Stanley to Get CARRIED AWAY Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

The Broadway at Birdland concert series is proud to announce that On the Town star Elizabeth Stanley will be celebrating the show's creators Betty Comden and Adolph Green in concert in 'Carried Away' on Monday, April 6 at 7pm. Elizabeth's very special guest will be Television/Broadway star Andrew Rannells. (more...)

BWW TV: BROADWAY QUICK CHANGE with Robert Hartwell- In the WICKED Green Room!
by Broadway Quick Change - Apr 2, 2015

BroadwayWorld.com, the most visited theatre site on the net, presents its exclusive TV series - BROADWAY QUICK CHANGE. This newly minted series follows Broadway phenom Robert Hartwell on inspirational shopping outings, then into the dressing rooms of Broadway's hottest stars, where wielding his interior design chops, and extraordinary taste, transforms their home away from home, from the Drab to the Fab, the Blah to the Ahhhh! In this latest episode, watch Robert as he stops by the WICKED Green Room! (more...)

BWW Interview: Tom Viertel Talks New Programs and More at the Commercial Theatre Institute
by Sally Henry - Apr 2, 2015

Just a year and a half ago, Tom Viertel took over the position of Executive Director at the Commercial Theatre Institute (CTI) and has had his hands full ever since. Not only is he still an active theatre producer, but he also co-owns the popular NYC cabaret venue, 54 Below. Viertel graciously spoke to BroadwayWorld recently about his additions to the program, his upcoming projects, and more! (more...)

Signature Theatre's SIMPLY SONDHEIM World Premiere Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

Virginia's Signature Theatre presents Simply Sondheim, the world premiere special event celebrating Stephen Sondheim and Signature Theatre's special partnership over the last 25 years. (more...)

Patti LuPone, Marilyn Maye, Nellie McKay, Goodspeed Writers Colony and More Set for 54 Below This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

This April and May, 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. (more...)

VIDEO: GIGI's Vanessa Hudgens Talks Broadway Debut on 'Live': 'I Made It, It's Happening!'
by TV News Desk - Apr 1, 2015

'Every single time I drive home from work, I pass Times Squre and there's a massive billboard in the middle of Times Square and it just blows my mind!,' shared Hudgens of seeing herself up in lights. (more...)

DVR Alert: GIGI's Vanessa Hudgens Performs on Today's LIVE
by TV News Desk - Apr 1, 2015

Nationally-syndicated morning talk show 'LIVE with Kelly and Michael' has announced that today, April 1, 2015 - Kelly and guet co-host Mark Consuelos will sit down with VANESSA HUDGENS to talk about her new Broadway musical Gigi. Later in the show, the actress will perform for the 'LIVE' audience. (more...)

Broadway at a Discount- What's Available at TKTS for April 1, 2015!
by BWW Discount Alert - Apr 1, 2015

TKTS has been a New York City institution for decades, bringing theatre-goers a last-minute way to get tickets for some of Broadway's hottest shows at a discount. TDF operates three TKTS Discount Booths in New York City- Times Square, South Street Seaport, and Brooklyn. Looking for affordable tickets for tonight, April 1, 2015? BroadwayWorld brings you the full list of what's available today below: (more...)

UPDATE: BOMBSHELL Kickstarter SMASH Reunion Concert Passes $316,000; 8 Days Left
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 1, 2015

BOMBSHELL is huge smash! (more...)

Trilogy Financial CEO Releases New Book
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2015

Huntington Beach, CA (more...)

Photo Flash: GIGI's Vanessa Hudgens Performs on Today's 'Live'
by TV News Desk - Apr 1, 2015

LIVE WITH KELLY AND MICHAEL's Kelly Ripa and guest co-host Mark Consuelos sat down with Vanessa Hudgens this morning to talk about her new Broadway musical, GIGI. Later the actress performed a number from the musical. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Vanessa Hudgens Perform 'I Never Want to Go Home Again' from GIGI!
by Stage Tube - Apr 1, 2015

LIVE WITH KELLY AND MICHAEL's Kelly Ripa and guest co-host Mark Consuelos sat down with Vanessa Hudgens this morning to talk about her new Broadway musical, Gigi. Later the actress performed 'I Never Want to Go Home Again.' Check out her full appearance below! (more...)

Track Cyclist Cheryl Fairweather and Oxygen Plus (O+) Partner On The Road to Olympic Gold
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2015

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