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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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STAGE TUBE: First Look- Marriott Theatre's THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA
by Stage Tube - Mar 7, 2015

From the Kingdom of Ipslonia comes The Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences' first show of the season, THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA, previewing February 26, running through May 3, with a press opening on Saturday, March 7 at 10 a.m. at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. Scott Weinstein makes his Marriott Theatre directorial debut, joined by Musical Director Ryan T. Nelson, with a modern spin on the classic Hans Christian Andersen fairytale. Below, check out footage from the show! (more...)

DVR Alert - Broadway's GIGI, Vanessa Hudgens to Visit GMA, 3/11
by TV News Desk - Mar 6, 2015

ABC has announced that on WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11, actress Vanessa Hudgens star of Broadway's GIGI, will appear on GOOD MORNING AMERICA. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: February 28 - March 6
by Anna Bencivengo - Mar 6, 2015

Catch up on the week's biggest stories from Broadway and beyond in BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures,' featuring coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights, and more. Highlights this week include coverage of a performance preview of FINDING NEVERLAND, SYTYCD winner Ricky Ubeda joining the cast of On the Town, Roundabout Theatre Company's annual Spring Gala celebrating Helen Mirren, and more! (more...)

SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 3/6/2015
by BWW - Mar 6, 2015

BroadwayWorld.com's SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 3/6/2015. (more...)

New Repertory Theatre to Stage STRONGER THAN THE WIND, 3/22-4/5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2015

New Repertory Theatre announces STRONGER THAN THE WIND written and performed by Alice Manning, March 22-April 5, 2015 in the Black Box Theater at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA. The press opening will be Monday, March 23 at 7:30pm. (more...)

A Conversation with American Dance Set for Steps, 3/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2015

Steps Beyond Foundation continues its Artists Talk series with A Conversation with American Dance Machine 21, featuring directors Nikki Feirt Atkins and Margo Sappington, joined by Robert La Fosse, Tome Cousins, and Lars Rosager, along with ADM21 dancers Georgina Pazcoguin, Amar Ramasar, and Jessica Lee Goldyn, Sunday, March 22 at Steps on Broadway. (more...)

BWW Reviews: ADELAIDE FESTIVAL 2015: GAVIN BRYARS ENSEMBLE WITH GUESTS Is A Complex Programme in Three Acts
by Barry Lenny - Mar 5, 2015

The arrangements were as diverse as the songs, ranging from spine-tingling bowed harmonics on bass, 'cello and violas, to fluid and fluent electric guitar solo (more...)

Lea DeLaria Named Guest of Honor at 33rd Annual Elliot Norton Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2015

Acclaimed actress and comedian Lea DeLaria will be the Guest of Honor at the 33rd annual Elliot Norton Awards on Monday, May 11, 2015 at 7 PM, at Boston's Citi Performing Arts Center Shubert Theatre. (more...)

VERY VERY Rock Show Comes to 54 Below Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2015

Joe Carroll (Cinderella, Once), Eric LaJuan Summers (Motown The Musical), Genson Blimline (Rock Of Ages), and Larry Owens (Fat Camp) join Rebecca Naomi Jones (Big Love, American Idiot), Alysha Umphress (On the Town, American Idiot), Kacie Sheik (Hair), Theo Stockman (Hair, American Idiot), Matthew Hydzik (Side Show, West Side Story), Ben Roseberry (The Lion King), Sara Kapner (Bare), and Kasie Gasparini (Mamma Mia), along with show creators Zac Lasher (U-Melt, Bebe Buell Band, Maggie Rose), Jay Leibowitz (The Acting Company, Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey), and their band featuring Kevin Griffin and Rob Salzer of U-Melt, Dan McNaney and Sparkie Sandler. Anna Ty Bergman, Dani Marcus, Blake Pfeil, and Roger Weisman lend their talents on backup. (more...)

Jesse Tyler Ferguson & Anna Chlumsky Will Host 2015 Lucille Lortel Awards; Terrence McNally, Jeanine Tesori & More to be Honored
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2015

The Off-Broadway League has announced details for the 2015 Lucille Lortel Awards, which will celebrate 30 years of recognizing Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. The 30th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards will be handed out on Sunday, May 10, 2015 at the NYU Skirball Center, beginning at 7:00 PM EST. The program will be co-hosted by Emmy Award Nominees Jesse Tyler Ferguson ("Modern Family") and Anna Chlumsky ("Veep," Broadway's upcoming "Living on Love"). (more...)

MY TECHNOLOGY, Directed by Deena Levy, Comes to 3LD Art & Technology Center, 3/24-29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Twenty- and thirty-somethings confront the confusion of technology with identity in 'My Technology,' a new play of ensemble creation conceived and directed by Deena Levy, which premieres March 24 to 29 at 3LD Art & Technology Center, 80 Greenwich Street. The evening is a composite of ten original one-person pieces interlaced with video projections and stills, choreography and original music. (more...)

Rebecca Naomi Jones, Alysha Umphress and More Set for VERY VERY ROCK SHOW 3/5 at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

A sexy electric reinvention of a classic comedy of rebellion, love, freedom, and redemption, VERY VERY is the new musical that turns Shakespeare's As You Like It into a full-out rock concert. (more...)

Broadway at a Discount- What's Available at TKTS for March 4, 2015!
by BWW Discount Alert - Mar 4, 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, March 4, 2015? BroadwayWorld brings you the full list of what's available today below: (more...)

Jessica Phillip Joins BC/EFA Benefit Featuring Music of U2 at Birdland, 3/16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Scott Siegel (Creator, Writer and Host of The Town Hall's Broadway By The Year series) and Maxine Linehan (Star of Beautiful Songs at the Metropolitan Room) are delighted to announce that Jessica Phillips (Leap of Faith, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), will join the previously announced cast of The Songs of U2, a star-studded St Patrick's Eve concert event to benefit BC/EFA. The one night only concert will take place on Monday, February 16th at Birdland Jazz Club in New York (315 W. 44th Street). Tickets are $30-$75 and are available by visiting BirdlandJazz.com or by calling 212-581-3080. (more...)

BWW Reviews: BEN RIMALOWER Is Back at The Duplex Dramatically and Humorously Dealing With the Personal Demons of His Past
by John Hoglund - Mar 4, 2015

Ben Rimalower just might be heading a revival of downtown theater. Following the wild success of his popular cabaret-theater piece, Patti Issues, which ran forever (and is still going strong), he's back with his latest entry into obsessive-compulsive issues, Bad With Money, running at The Duplex Cabaret Theatre through April. This is a profoundly darker work, laced with campy humor and his trademark spitfire delivery. It is more serious and thought provoking as he expounds on his neurotic spending habits and substance addictions. (more...)

Jeff Biehl Joins Cast of Primary Stages' LIVES OF THE SAINTS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

On March 10, Jeff Biehl (Poor Behavior, Machinal) joins the company of the new Primary Stages production, Lives of the Saints, currently playingat Primary Stages at The Duke on 42nd Street - a NEW 42ND STREET project through March 27, 2015. Joining current cast members Arnie Burton (Peter and the Starcatcher, The 39 Steps), Carson Elrod (All in the Timing, The Explorers Club), Kelly Hutchinson (Desire Under the Elms, Don Peyote) and Liv Rooth (All in the Timing, Venus in Fur), Biehl will assume the roles played by Rick Holmes who departs the production to begin rehearsals for The Visit on Broadway. (more...)

HAIR Vets to Reunite in BROADWAY MEETS CLASSIC ROCK at 54 Below, 4/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Allison Guinn (On the Town, Hair) and Brandon Pearson (Hair) in 'BROADWAY MEETS CLASSIC ROCK' on April 6, 2015 at 9:30 pm. The veterans of the 2009 TONY Award-Winning Revival of HAIR reunite with their friends and fellow rockers to create a star-studded event guaranteed to blow the roof off of 54 Below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences' THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

From the Kingdom of Ipslonia comes The Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences' first show of the season, THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA, previewing February 26, running through May 3, with a press opening on Saturday, March 7 at 10 a.m. at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. Scott Weinstein makes his Marriott Theatre directorial debut, joined by Musical Director Ryan T. Nelson, with a modern spin on the classic Hans Christian Andersen fairytale. An imaginative story for all ages, THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA is a celebration of everlasting love and staying true to oneself no matter what the circumstances. A Question & Answer session with the cast will follow the one-hour presentation. (more...)

Broadway's ON THE TOWN Releases Two-Disc Cast Album Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

The new Broadway revival of On the Town was recorded in November 2014 for a two-disc cast album to be released by PS Classics. On the Town, which features a book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, music by Leonard Bernstein, and is based on an idea by Jerome Robbins, is currently running at Broadway's Lyric Theatre (213 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036). The album is out today, March 3, at www.PSClassics.com. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 3/3/2015 - LES MIZ, HAMILTON and ON THE TOWN Welcome Fresh Faces and More!
by Jessica Showers - Mar 3, 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: LES MIZ, HAMILTON and On the Town welcome fresh faces tonight, Peter Gallagher and Kevin Spacey take on familiar roles, and SMASH alums gather in concert! (more...)

Scoop: PRETTY LITTLE LIARS on ABC FAMILY - Tonight, March 3, 2015
by TV Scoop - Mar 3, 2015

Get all the scoop on PRETTY LITTLE LIARS, airing on ABC FAMILY tonight, March 3, 2015! (more...)

ON THE TOWN New Broadway Cast Recording Now Available On iTunes
by Pat Cerasaro - Mar 3, 2015

Reserve your copy of On the Town now! (more...)

Jess Goldstein, Douglas W. Schmidt & More to Receive 2015 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

Tony Award-winning costume designer, JESS GOLDSTEIN (currently represented on Broadway with Jersey Boys and On the Town), and scenic designer DOUGLAS W. SCHMIDT are among the 2015 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards recipients. The awards will be presented at a ceremony on Friday, May 1, at 6:30pm, at the Hudson Theatre (145 West 44th Street). Mr. Goldstein was selected to receive the 2015 TDF/Irene Sharaff Lifetime Achievement Award for costume design and Mr. Schmidt will receive the Robert L.B. Tobin Award for Sustained Excellence in Theatrical Design. (more...)

LITTLE DANCER's Tiler Peck Joins Broadway's ON THE TOWN Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

New York City Ballet principal dancer Tiler Peck will step into the role of 'Ivy Smith' in the new Broadway revival of On the Town this March for six performances only, while her fellow New York City Ballet principal dancer, and sister-in law, Megan Fairchild is on vacation. Peck will play the role at the following performances: March 3rd at 7pm, March 4th at 2pm and 8pm, March 14th at 2pm and 8pm, and March 15th at 3pm. (more...)

Cirque du Soleil Looking for Broadway Home?
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

According to the New York Post, Cirque du Soleil is looking for a permanent home in New York City and could be the Lyric Theatre's next resident company, after Broadway's On the Town closes. (more...)

Photo Coverage: SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE Winner Ricky Ubeda Joins the Cast of ON THE TOWN!
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 2, 2015

The new Broadway revival of On the Town welcomed 'SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE' winner and 'America's Favorite Dancer' Ricky Ubeda to the cast last night, February 27, 2015 for a limited engagement through April 26, 2015. Ubeda received the opportunity to join the cast as part of his prize for winning SYTYCD in September 2014. (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 3/1/15
by - Mar 2, 2015

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 3/1/2015. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 3/2
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 2, 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, 3/1/2015. (more...)

Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: March 2-8, 2015
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 2, 2015

The first two shows of the Spring season will open later this week- FISH IN THE DARK and THE AUDIENCE. Get your tickets today! (more...)

THE LAST SHIP Company, 54 SINGS MACK & MABEL & More Set for 54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 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...)

What's Playing on Broadway: March 2-8, 2015
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 2, 2015

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for the week of March 2-8, 2015?. (more...)

Selfie On A Stick LLC introduces the world's first Glow In The Dark Selfie On A Stick Bluetooth!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2015

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THE SONGS OF U2 BC/EFA Benefit Set for Birdland, 3/16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2015

Scott Siegel (Creator, Writer and Host of The Town Hall's Broadway By The Year series) and Maxine Linehan (Star of Beautiful Songs at the Metropolitan Room) present The Songs of U2, a star-studded St Patrick's Eve concert event to benefit BC/EFA. The one night only concert will take place on Monday, February 16th at Birdland Jazz Club in New York (315 W. 44th Street). Tickets are $30-$75 and are available by visiting BirdlandJazz.com or by calling 212-581-3080. (more...)

Vanessa Hudgens & the Cast of GIGI Begin Rehearsals for Broadway Run Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2015

The new Broadway production of Gigi, Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's beloved Oscar and Tony Award-winning musical comedy, resumes rehearsals today, Monday, March 2, in New York City. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for March 2-8, Featuring Emily Padgett, Erin Davie, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Mar 1, 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: The Last Ship Company in Concert; This Will Be Our Year, Starring Jeremy Jordan, Andy Mientus, & Krysta Rodriguez; Emily Padgett & Erin Davie; Very Very Rock Show in Concert Featuring Rebecca Naomi Jones and More; and 54 Sings Mack and Mabel. (more...)

Upcoming CD Releases for March 2015
by - Mar 1, 2015

Check out the latest in upcoming releases of Broadway and theatre related CDs for March, 2015. (more...)

Scoop: ONCE UPON A TIME on ABC - Sunday, March 1, 2015
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2015

Get all the scoop on ONCE UPON A TIME, airing on ABC on Sunday, March 1, 2015! (more...)

Broadway at a Discount- What's Available at TKTS for February 27, 2015!
by BWW Discount Alert - Feb 27, 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, February 27, 2015? BroadwayWorld brings you the full list of what's available today below: (more...)

MSA Emerging Choreographers' Showcase Held Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2015

McDonald/Selznick Associates presents the 2015 MSA Emerging Choreographers' Showcase today, February 27, 2015 in New York City featuring the work of choreographers Al Blackstone, Adam Cates, Sean McKnight, and Rachelle Rak. Two performances will take place at the Ailey Citigroup Theater for an invited audience of producers, industry professionals, and guests. (more...)

SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 2/27/2015
by BWW - Feb 27, 2015

BroadwayWorld.com's SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 2/27/2015. (more...)

Scoop: THE MYSTERIES OF LAURA on NBC - Wednesday, March 18, 2015
by TV Scoop - Feb 27, 2015

Get all the scoop on THE MYSTERIES OF LAURA, airing on NBC on Wednesday, March 18, 2015! (more...)

VIDEO: Check Out Newest ONCE UPON A TIME Teaser- 'The Dark One'
by TV News Desk - Feb 27, 2015

ABC has just released the teaser for ONCE UPON A TIME's latest episode, 'Darkness on the Edge of Town.' Check it out below! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 2/27/2015 - Cush Jumbo's JOSEPHINE AND I, LuPone Chats 'VERSAILLES' and More!
by Jessica Showers - Feb 27, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: JOSEPHINE AND I begins off-Broadway and more! (more...)

The Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences Presents THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA, Now thru 5/3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

From the Kingdom of Ipslonia comes The Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences' first show of the season, THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA, previewing today, February 26, running through May 3, with a press opening on Saturday, March 7 at 10 a.m. at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. (more...)

Judith Light Leads WONDERFUL - A NEW PLAY Reading Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

Rob Hinderliter and Dominick LaRuffa, Jr. of R&D Theatricals (All the Way, On the Town, An American In Paris) are presenting an invitation-only reading of WONDERFUL -- A NEW PLAY today, February 26. Directed by Andy Sandberg (Application Pending, The Last Smoker in America), WONDERFUL is written by playwrights Craig Ricks and John Olson. (more...)

NYU's UltraViolet Live Showcases University's Top Talent, Hosted by GIRL CODE's Nicole Byer, Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

ULTRAVIOLET LIVE [UVL] is a New York University tradition showcasing the best of NYU student talent. Preliminary rounds are hosted across the university's campuses in New York, Shanghai and Abu Dhabi and the best 15 acts compete live at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. UVL, sponsored by the Inter-Residence Hall Council [IRHC] and Tisch Alumni Relations, is now in its twelfth year. UltraViolet Live is tonight, February 26th at 7pm in the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Casts of THE LAST SHIP and SIDE SHOW, Ben Vereen, Melissa Manchester & More Set for 54 Below Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

This March, 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. Below, find the schedule for upcoming events over the next month. (more...)

LITTLE DANCER's Tiler Peck to Join Broadway's ON THE TOWN For Six Shows Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

New York City Ballet principal dancer Tiler Peck will step into the role of 'Ivy Smith' in the new Broadway revival of On the Town this March for six performances only, while her fellow New York City Ballet principal dancer, and sister-in law, Megan Fairchild is on vacation. Peck will play the role at the following performances: March 3rd at 7pm, March 4th at 2pm and 8pm, March 14th at 2pm and 8pm, and March 15th at 3pm. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of Primary Stages' LIVES OF THE SAINTS
by Stephen Sorokoff - Feb 25, 2015

Lives of the Saints, a world premiere collection of delightfully funny and unforgettable short plays by David Ives (All in the Timing, Venus in Fur) and directed by Tony Award winner John Rando (All in the Timing, On the Town, Urinetown), is currently playing at Primary Stages at The Duke on 42nd Street - a NEW 42ND STREET project. The limited engagement runs through March 27, 2015. Opening night is Tuesday, February 24 at 7PM. Check out photos from inside opening night below! (more...)

Broadway at a Discount- What's Available at TKTS for February 25, 2015!
by BWW Discount Alert - Feb 25, 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, February 25, 2015? BroadwayWorld brings you the full list of what's available today below: (more...)

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