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Scoop: TODAY on NBC - Week of May 18, 2015Scoop: TODAY on NBC - Week of May 18, 2015
by TV Scoop - May 8, 2015

Get all the scoop on TODAY, airing on NBC for the week of May 18, 2015! (more...)

Jesse Tyler Ferguson Enlists OITNB Stars to Design Bow Ties for Marriage EqualityJesse Tyler Ferguson Enlists OITNB Stars to Design Bow Ties for Marriage Equality
by TV News Desk - May 8, 2015

According to People, stage and screen star Jesse Tyler Ferguson has enlisted ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK stars Lea DeLaria (Big Boo), Uzo Aduba (Crazy Eyes) and Kate Mulgrew (Red) to design bow ties for his latest collection. (more...)

Ironicons New Sexy, Smart and Snarky Texting App has LaunchedIronicons New Sexy, Smart and Snarky Texting App has Launched
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2015

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Breaking News: Beth Leavel, Bryan Batt, Heather Headley & More Sign on for The Muny's 2015 Season!Breaking News: Beth Leavel, Bryan Batt, Heather Headley & More Sign on for The Muny's 2015 Season!
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

The Muny announced today several principal cast members for the seven shows in its spectacular 97th season, which opens on June 15 with My Fair Lady. Full casts and companies will be announced throughout May. (more...)

In the Spotlight Series: Meet the 2015 Tony Nominees- Tony Yazbeck!In the Spotlight Series: Meet the 2015 Tony Nominees- Tony Yazbeck!
by Walter McBride - May 7, 2015

Earlier this month, the 2015 Tony nominees gathered for the annual press event and brunch - and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big day. Throughout the month, BroadwayWorld will continue our Tonys coverage by bringing you exclusive photos by acclaimed photographer Walter McBride! Below, meet Tony Yazbeck, Best Actor in a Musical nominee for On the Town.  (more...)

Scoop: CELEBRITY WIFE SWAP on ABC - Wednesday, May 20, 2015Scoop: CELEBRITY WIFE SWAP on ABC - Wednesday, May 20, 2015
by TV Scoop - May 7, 2015

Get all the scoop on CELEBRITY WIFE SWAP, airing on ABC on Wednesday, May 20, 2015! (more...)

Rashidra Scott to Star in Ogunquit Playhouse's 2015-16 Season Opener SISTER ACTRashidra Scott to Star in Ogunquit Playhouse's 2015-16 Season Opener SISTER ACT
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

Rejoice! The Ogunquit Playhouse kicks off its 83rd season with the glorious Broadway musical comedy Sister Act, on stage May 20 to June 20. (more...)

ON THE TOWN Cast Takes a Break as Lyric Theatre Hosts Univision UpfrontsON THE TOWN Cast Takes a Break as Lyric Theatre Hosts Univision Upfronts
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

Nominated for four 2015 Tony Awards, On the Town is still going strong at the Lyric Theatre, but this week the cast begins a pre-scheduled week off. BroadwayWorld has learned that performances May 7-12 have been canceled so that the theatre can host NYC upfronts for Univision Communications Inc. Performances will resume on May 13. (more...)

Tony Winner Jane Krakowski to Host MTC's 2015 Spring Gala, Featuring Casts of GIGI, SOMETHING ROTTEN!, THE VISIT and MoreTony Winner Jane Krakowski to Host MTC's 2015 Spring Gala, Featuring Casts of GIGI, SOMETHING ROTTEN!, THE VISIT and More
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

Manhattan Theatre Club will present their annual Spring Gala on Monday, May 18 at Cipriani 42nd Street (110 East 42nd Street). This year's gala will be hosted by Tony Award winner Jane Krakowski ("The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt," Nine) and feature special guest and Tony Award nominee for Airline Highway K. Todd Freeman, and performances by many of the most acclaimed musicals on Broadway including: Beautiful, Finding Neverland, Gigi, It Shoulda Been You, On the Town, Something Rotten!, and The Visit. (more...)

Taylor Louderman, Rebecca Luker, Mary Testa and More to Celebrate Women Making Musicals at Prospect's 2015 GalaTaylor Louderman, Rebecca Luker, Mary Testa and More to Celebrate Women Making Musicals at Prospect's 2015 Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

Prospect Theater Company is pleased to announce additional cast members for its 2015 annual gala, a Concert Evening Celebrating Women Making Musicals. This special one-night-only event will be held at The Times Center on Saturday, May 16 with an 8pm concert performance featuring Broadway and Prospect stars. The evening's program includes a diverse array of songs written or co-written by women, including encores of work from Prospect productions. Proceeds from the evening will benefit Prospect's ongoing mission to develop and produce new musical theater works by emerging artists. (more...)

VIDEO: ON THE TOWN's Jay Armstrong Johnson Appears in Season 2 of SEEKING WebseriesVIDEO: ON THE TOWN's Jay Armstrong Johnson Appears in Season 2 of SEEKING Webseries
by TV News Desk - May 7, 2015

Jay Armstrong Johnson, star of Broadway's Tony nominated On the Town, stars in the second season of the award-winning comedic web series SEEKING, which is now live online. Watch an episode featuring Johnson below! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 5/6/2015 - ZORBA!, CARRIE in London and More!WAKE UP with BWW 5/6/2015 - ZORBA!, CARRIE in London and More!
by Jessica Showers - May 6, 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: ZORBA! opens at Encores! and CARRIE makes its London debut! (more...)

SOUND OFF Special Edition: The 10 Toughest Categories At The 2015 Tony AwardsSOUND OFF Special Edition: The 10 Toughest Categories At The 2015 Tony Awards
by Pat Cerasaro - May 6, 2015

Today we are analyzing the absolute biggest battles at this year's hotly anticipated Tony Awards, shedding a light on the most epic battle royales of the night with legendary leading ladies squaring off, British blockbusters battling it out with homegrown American fare, one of the fiercest Best Musical match-ups in history and some of the toughest revival competition in recent memory, as well. Of course, the Tony Awards will be broadcast on CBS on June 7, but for the next month we all wait with tongues wagging to see who will come out on top on Broadway's biggest and brightest night - before the eyes of all of America, no less. (more...)

Beth Leavel, Laura Osnes and More Set for BROADWAY DOES COUNTRY at 54 Below This MonthBeth Leavel, Laura Osnes and More Set for BROADWAY DOES COUNTRY at 54 Below This Month
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2015

54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents a selection of Broadway Stars in Broadway Does Country on May 31, 2015 at 10PM. Broadway Does Country is an authentic hoedown which celebrates the best of country music. (more...)

Broadway at a Discount- What's Available at TKTS for May 6, 2015!Broadway at a Discount- What's Available at TKTS for May 6, 2015!
by BWW Discount Alert - May 6, 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, May 6, 2015? BroadwayWorld brings you the full list of what's available today below: (more...)

New Tony Awards Themed Video Promos For ON THE TOWN On BroadwayNew Tony Awards Themed Video Promos For ON THE TOWN On Broadway
by Pat Cerasaro - May 6, 2015

On the Town is feeling the Tony love! (more...)

Evelyn Hoskins, Kim Criswell Star in London Premiere of CARRIE, Opening TonightEvelyn Hoskins, Kim Criswell Star in London Premiere of CARRIE, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2015

Carrie receives its long awaited London Premiere in The Large at Southwark Playhouse from Friday 1 to Saturday 30 May 2015, with a press night tonight 6 May. Preview performances were sold sold out, following the best on-sale week of any show in the venue's 22-year history. (more...)

Broadway's ON THE TOWN Will Launch National Tour Next Year; Tony Nominee Tony Yazbeck to Star!Broadway's ON THE TOWN Will Launch National Tour Next Year; Tony Nominee Tony Yazbeck to Star!
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2015

Tony Yazbeck, nominated for a 2015 Tony Award for his leading role in the musical-comedy love letter to New York City On the Town, will reprise the role of 'Gabey' in select cities on the 2016-2017 national tour.  On the Town is nominated for four 2015 Tony Awards, including Best Revival of a Musical, Best Performance By a Leading Actor in a Musical (Tony Yazbeck), Best Choreography (Joshua Bergasse), and Best Direction of a Musical (John Rando). (more...)

2015 Theatre World Award Winners Announced Today; Chita Rivera Honored Next Month2015 Theatre World Award Winners Announced Today; Chita Rivera Honored Next Month
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2015

The 71st Annual Theatre World Awards - the oldest award given for a debut theatre performance on or off-Broadway - will be held Monday, June 1, 2015 at 7:45 p.m. at Broadway's Lyric Theatre (213 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036). The winners of this year's Theatre World Awards will be announced today, May 5. The 2015 John Willis Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre will be presented to Chita Rivera. (more...)

Theatre World Award Winners Announced - Winners from HAND TO GOD, ON THE TOWN, FUN HOME, HAMILTON, THE LAST SHIP, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS & MoreTheatre World Award Winners Announced - Winners from HAND TO GOD, ON THE TOWN, FUN HOME, HAMILTON, THE LAST SHIP, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS & More
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2015

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TONY FEVER! Parte 1: i Tony Awards 2015 e i candidati a 'migliore performance di un'attrice e di un attore protagonista'TONY FEVER! Parte 1: i Tony Awards 2015 e i candidati a 'migliore performance di un'attrice e di un attore protagonista'
by Valeria Venturelli - May 5, 2015

Pochi giorni fa (martedi 28 aprile, per l'esattezza), sono state finalmente annunciate le candidature ai Tony Awards 2015, premi che si terranno domenica 7 giugno al Radio City Music Hall (New York). Si tratta della sessantanovesima edizione dei premi che portano indelebile il nome di Antoinette Perry (da cui 'Tony'), attrice e leader dell'American Theatre Wing. I premi saranno presentati dal dinamico duo Alan Cumming ('Cabaret', 'Macbeth') e Kristin Chenoweth (nota soprattutto per aver interpretato il ruolo di Glinda nel cast originale di 'Wicked'). (more...)

Lea DeLaria Will Host 60th Annual Obie Awards!Lea DeLaria Will Host 60th Annual Obie Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2015

The American Theatre Wing and the Village Voice have announced that Screen Actors Guild Award-winning 'Orange is the New Black' star and OBIE Award-winning actress Lea DeLaria will host the 60th Annual OBIE Awards, which will be held on Monday, May 18, 2015 at Webster Hall (125 East 11th Street). Tickets to the 2015 OBIE Awards are now available via www.ObieAwards.com. (more...)

Theater People Podcast Launches KickStarter to Fund New SeasonTheater People Podcast Launches KickStarter to Fund New Season
by Matt Tamanini - May 4, 2015

After 18 months of successful broadcasting, the popular Theater People Podcast has launched a KickStarter campaign to help fund their new season. Having interviewed Broadway greats from Lin-Manuel Miranda to Laura Osnes (twice) to Celia Keenan-Bolger, the Theater People Podcast is one of the most influential and inspiring connections that many theatre fans have with their idols. The podcast has become a valuable resource for students, individuals working to build a career in the performing arts, and theater lovers across the world. (more...)

Robert Fairchild, Leanne Cope, Tony Yazbeck, Melanie Moore & More Pick Up 2015 Astaire Award Nominations!Robert Fairchild, Leanne Cope, Tony Yazbeck, Melanie Moore & More Pick Up 2015 Astaire Award Nominations!
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2015

Broadway legend Joel Grey (CABARET, WICKED) and Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein (FINDING NEVERLAND) will be the honorees at this year's Fred and Adele Astaire Awards. The gala evening celebrates the 2015 season's outstanding dance and choreography on Broadway and film. The event will take place on June 1, 2015 at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. Check out who picked up nominations below! (more...)

Jennifer Ashley Tepper to Read From THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY at the Tony Awards Pop-Up ShopJennifer Ashley Tepper to Read From THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY at the Tony Awards Pop-Up Shop
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2015

The Tony Awards and Dress Circle Publishing announce a special fan experience at the Tony Awards Pop-Up Shop. Author and musical theater historian Jennifer Ashley Tepper will be joined by Broadway favorites Jay Armstrong Johnson (On the Town), Amanda Green (Hands On A Hardbody), and Jim Walton (On The Twentieth Century) who will be reading excerpts from The Untold Stories of Broadway Volume 2, on Thursday, May 21st from 5:30 - 6:30PM.  The Tony Awards Pop-Up Shop is located at the Paramount Hotel and is open daily to visitors. (more...)

The Theatre People Podcast Welcomes Musical Legend Elaine PaigeThe Theatre People Podcast Welcomes Musical Legend Elaine Paige
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2015

On Monday, May 4, Theater People podcast welcomes 'The First Lady of British Musical Theater,' Olivier Award-winner Elaine Paige. For the episode, Paige discusses her farewell tour, and what exactly she means by 'farewell.' She also talks about the upcoming theatrical release of her recent concert which was filmed at Royal Albert Hall in London. Paige, perhaps best know for originating the roles of Eva Peron in EVITA and Grizabella in CATS, shares her remembrances of how those roles came to her and how they changed her life and career. Paige made her Broadway debut in 1995 as Norma Desmond in Andrew Lloyd Webber's SUNSET BOULEVARD Sunset Boulevard. She returned to Broadway in the critically acclaimed and Tony award winning 2012 revival of FOLLIES. In the role of Carlotta Campion, Paige received terrific notices for her performance of the showstopping song 'I'm Still Here.' (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 5/3/15Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 5/3/15
by - May 4, 2015

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 5/3/2015. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis -  5/4INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 5/4
by BWW Special Coverage - May 4, 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, 5/3/2015. (more...)

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, 5/02 Pt. 2- Lyric Opera's CAROUSEL Takes Final #SIP, Plus PHANTOM, FUN HOME, and MorePhoto Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, 5/02 Pt. 2- Lyric Opera's CAROUSEL Takes Final #SIP, Plus PHANTOM, FUN HOME, and More
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2015

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

BWW Awards Update 5/3 - FUN HOME, HAMILTON & More Off to Early Leads!BWW Awards Update 5/3 - FUN HOME, HAMILTON & More Off to Early Leads!
by BWW Special Coverage - May 3, 2015

Voting runs through May 31, 2015 for the 12th Annual BroadwayWorld.com Awards! Here are the current standings as of 5/3 with just 27 days to go in voting! (more...)

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, 5/02- DOCTOR ZHIVAGO, GIGI, THE KING AND I, and More!Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, 5/02- DOCTOR ZHIVAGO, GIGI, THE KING AND I, and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2015

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

Cast Your Vote Today in the 2015 BroadwayWorld Awards - Just 19 Days to Go!Cast Your Vote Today in the 2015 BroadwayWorld Awards - Just 19 Days to Go!
by BWW Special Coverage - May 11, 2015

Voting runs through May 31, 2015 for the 12th Annual BroadwayWorld.com Awards! Here are the current standings as of 5/11 with just 19 days to go in voting! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: A Broadway Romance- GIGI Cast Member Ashley Yeater Gets a Surprise Proposal Onstage!STAGE TUBE: A Broadway Romance- GIGI Cast Member Ashley Yeater Gets a Surprise Proposal Onstage!
by Stage Tube - May 11, 2015

Gigi, Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's beloved Oscar and Tony Award-winning musical comedy, has been going strong at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52nd Street), and the cast has something new to celebrate- ensemble member Ashley Yeater just got a surprise prospal onstage! THe show's official Instagram writes: 'She said YES!!!  Thank you @ashleyyeater and Rikki for sharing such a special moment with us!#GigiBlessings.' (more...)

City Theatre to Host 22nd Annual Gala & Auction, 5/18City Theatre to Host 22nd Annual Gala & Auction, 5/18
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2015

City Theatre, along with Host Committee co-chairs David & Luci Massaro, and Gala co-chairs Judy & Michael Cheteyan, Laura Penrod Kronk and June Yonas celebrate the company's 40th Anniversary Season with the signature Annual Gala & Auction on Monday, May 18, 2015 from 5:30 to 10:00 PM at Heinz Field East Club Lounge. This year's theme; 40th Birthday Bash, recognizes City's milestone 40th year, and welcomes friends to join us for an over-the-top party honoring our rich past, and looking towards our exciting future. (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 5/10/15Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 5/10/15
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2015

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 5/10/2015. (more...)

Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: May 11-17, 2015Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: May 11-17, 2015
by BWW Special Coverage - May 11, 2015

Welcome to BroadwayWorld's: The Broadway Ticket Buying Guide. Below, you will find weekly updates on full priced tickets, discounts, availability for the hottest productions, and locations for shows playing the Great White Way! Catch up on all the latest stats so that you can see your favorite productions at the best price! (And make it there on time). (more...)

BROADWAY BY THE YEAR Continues 2015 Season Tonight with Patrick Page, Noah Racey, Mary Testa and MoreBROADWAY BY THE YEAR Continues 2015 Season Tonight with Patrick Page, Noah Racey, Mary Testa and More
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2015

The lineup for tonight, May 11, 2015 at 8 pm, highlighting THE BROADWAY MUSICALS OF 1966-1990, features: PATRICK PAGE (Spider-Man/The Hunchback of Notre Dame), JENNY POWERS (Little Women/Follies/Grease), NOAH RACEY (Thoroughly Modern Millie/Curtains), BRIAN CHARLES ROONEY (The Threepenny Opera), MARY TESTA (Two Time Tony Nominee On the Town/42nd Street) and more! (more...)

What's Playing on Broadway: May 11-17, 2015What's Playing on Broadway: May 11-17, 2015
by BWW Special Coverage - May 11, 2015

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for the week of May 11-17, 2015?. (more...)

'PARIS', 'NEVERLAND', FUN HOME, SOMETHING ROTTEN!, WOLF HALL and More Set for 2015 STARS IN THE ALLEY; Lineup Announced!'PARIS', 'NEVERLAND', FUN HOME, SOMETHING ROTTEN!, WOLF HALL and More Set for 2015 STARS IN THE ALLEY; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2015

?STARS IN THE ALLEY, presented by United Airlines, will be hosted by Darren Criss who is currently playing Hedwig in the 2014 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival, Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Stars in the Alley will take place on Wednesday, May 27th from 10:30am-12:30pm in Shubert Alley, between Broadway and 8th Avenue and 44th and 45th Streets. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 5/9-5/10/2015Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 5/9-5/10/2015
by - May 10, 2015

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, May 10, 2015 - Sunday, May 10, 2015. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THAT BACHELORETTE SHOW is as Bubbly and Light as ChampagneBWW Reviews: THAT BACHELORETTE SHOW is as Bubbly and Light as Champagne
by David Clarke - May 1, 2015

Yes, interactive Off-Broadway shows are a thing, and they can be really entertaining. The latest offering in the genre is THAT BACHLORETTE SHOW, which is a flirtatiously fun 90 minute dance party from the creator of THE AWESOME 80S PROM. More party than theatre, this frivolous concoction packs in the laughs and keeps the beats coming. You'll have a blast dancing the night away with Adrianna Orlando and her stable of aspiring beaus. (more...)

Broadway at a Discount- What's Available at TKTS for May 1, 2015!Broadway at a Discount- What's Available at TKTS for May 1, 2015!
by BWW Discount Alert - May 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, May 1, 2015? BroadwayWorld brings you the full list of what's available today below: (more...)

BWW Invite: Attend SAG Foundation Career Conversations with the Cast of SOMETHING ROTTEN!BWW Invite: Attend SAG Foundation Career Conversations with the Cast of SOMETHING ROTTEN!
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2015

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for a filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. On Tuesday, May 5 (2PM), please join us for a career Conversations with 2015 Tony nominees Christian Borle, Brian D'Arcy James, and Brad Oscar currently starring in Something Rotten! on Broadway. Teh event will take place at NYIT Auditorium on Broadway (1871 Broadway New York, NY). (more...)

SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 5/1/2015SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 5/1/2015
by BWW - May 1, 2015

BroadwayWorld.com's SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 5/1/2015. (more...)

Broadway Legend Chita Rivera to be Honored at 71st Annual Theatre World AwardsBroadway Legend Chita Rivera to be Honored at 71st Annual Theatre World Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2015

The 71st Annual Theatre World Awards - the oldest award given for a debut theatre performance on or off-Broadway - will be held Monday, June 1, 2015 at 7:45 p.m. at Broadway's Lyric Theatre (213 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036). The winners of this year's Theatre World Awards will be announced Tuesday, May 5.  The 2015 John Willis Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre will be presented to Chita Rivera. The 7th Annual Dorothy Loudon Award for Excellence will also be presented to honor an Outstanding Performance in a Broadway or Off-Broadway production.  Hosted annually by respected theater journalist, Peter Filichia, the awards ceremony is produced by the Theatre World Awards, Inc. Board of Directors. (more...)

Tony Nominee Charl Brown Joins Highlight Concert Lineup for New Musical AKHENATENTony Nominee Charl Brown Joins Highlight Concert Lineup for New Musical AKHENATEN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

The starry lineup is now complete for the concert highlighting songs from the epic Broadway-Bound musical 'Akhenaten the Musical' on May 1st at The Triad. The Tony Nominee for Motown, Charl Brown, will join Broadway favorites N'Kenge (Motown the Musical, Sondheim on Sondheim) and Ted Keegan (Phantom of the Opera, Sweeney Todd). Also previously announced to perform were Seph Stanek (Naked Boys Singing), John Lucas, Sahar Milani, Alia Munsch, and Erik Ransom. (more...)

Tony Winner Dominick LaRuffa Jr. to Join MY BIG GAY ITALIAN FUNERALTony Winner Dominick LaRuffa Jr. to Join MY BIG GAY ITALIAN FUNERAL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

Dominick LaRuffa Jr. is set to take on the role of "Dominick Vitale" in the hit Off-Broadway comedy "My Big Gay Italian Funeral" (now approaching its two year anniversary) Sunday May 10th, opposite creator Anthony J. Wilkinson.   On June 6th, 2015 LaRuffa Jr. will continue on with the cast in Wilkinson's long running original hit comedy "My Big Gay Italian Wedding" in the role of "Mario." (more...)

Stoneham Theatre to Stage HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING, 5/14-6/7Stoneham Theatre to Stage HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING, 5/14-6/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

This spring, Stoneham Theatre closes its 15th Mainstage season with the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical comedy How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. Performances run from May 14 - June 7, 2015. (more...)

Theater People Podcast Welcomes Emmy, Tony Nominee Martha PlimptonTheater People Podcast Welcomes Emmy, Tony Nominee Martha Plimpton
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

On Tuesday, April 28th the Theater People Podcast welcomes three-time Tony-nominee Martha Plimpton. Perhaps best know for her TV and film work (RAISING HOPE, THE GOONIES, PARENTHOOD, 200 CIGARETTES), she is also a reproductive rights activist and beloved theater star. On the episode she discusses 'Broadway Acts for Women,' taking place Sunday, May 3rd at 54 Below. The event, benefiting A is For..., an organization co-founded by Plimpton in 2012, will feature Patti LuPone, Lena Hall, and Jessie Tyler Ferguson among other Broadway A-Listers. Information and tickets can be found at www.54below.com. (more...)

Lea DeLaria Moves Up to Series Regular on ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACKLea DeLaria Moves Up to Series Regular on ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK
by TV News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

According to Deadline, Lea DeLaria has been promoted to series regular for the fourth season of Netflix's original prison dramedy ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK, on which she portrays 'Carrie 'Big Boo' Black'. (more...)

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