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Broadway's Lead Women Tribute Betty Comden, 9/18
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2007

A memorial tribute for Betty Comden, 'Great Women Salute A Great Woman: Betty Comden - in the words of Comden and Green,' will be held Tuesday September 18 at 2PM, at Broadway's Majestic Theater. (more...)

Brian Stokes Mitchell - Going, Going...Gone!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2007

The Actors Fund announced today that Tony Award-winner Brian Stokes Mitchell will take to the stage at Carnegie Hall for the very first time as a solo artist on October 15th, 2007. (more...)

Mark Zimmerman Elected President of Actors' Equity
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2006

Actors' Equity Association Council announced today the election of Mark Zimmerman to the position of President (more...)

Jennifer Hudson and Bob Martin Join 'Whorehouse' Concert
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2006

Jennifer Hudson, 'American Idol' finalist and star of the upcoming film of Dreamgirls, and The Drowsy Chaperone's Tony-winning star Bob Martin have joined the cast of The Actors' Fund one-night-only benefit performance of The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (more...)

[title of show] Cast Added to 10/16 'Whorehouse' Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2006

The cast of the Off-Broadway hit [title of show] has been added to the Actors' Fund of America's starry upcoming benefit concert of The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (more...)

Actors' Fund Presents Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, 10/16
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2006

The Actors' Fund of America has announced their latest benefit concert--The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, presented on October 16 (more...)

Cuccioli is the 'Man of La Mancha' at White Plains
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2007

Robert Cuccioli to star as Don Quixote in the upcoming White Plains Performing Arts Center production of Man of La Mancha; part of the Broadway Classics series at the theatre to play November 29-December 16. (more...)

Rudetsky to Star in Gallery Players' Torch Song Trilogy
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2006

Theatrical renaissance man Seth Rudetsky will headline the Gallery Players' upcoming production of Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song Trilogy, which the Brooklyn company will present from November 25th through December 10th (more...)

'Meet Me in St.Louis' at Papermill Opens 11/11, Cast Details
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2007

Paper Mill Playhouse announces its mainstage production of Meet Me in St. Louis, run at the Millburn Theatre from November 7 - December 16 opening November 11. (more...)

Christine Ebersole Joins 'Rockers on Broadway' Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2007

Tony Award winning actress Christine Ebersole has just been added to the roster of talent for the upcoming 'Rockers on Broadway Salutes Motown' concert scheduled for Monday October 22 at 8PM at BB Kings Blues Club and Grill on West 42nd Street. (more...)

Ripley & d'Arcy James in 'Next to Normal' 2nd Stage Musical
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2007

Second Stage Theatre has announced that Tony nominees Alice Ripley and Brian d'Arcy James will star in their upcoming musical, Next to Normal, featuring music by Tom Kitt, book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey, and direction by two-time Tony nominee Michael Greif. Beginning previews January 16 at Second Stage. (more...)

John Cullum Joins Cast of 110 in the Shade Revival
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2006

Tony Award-winner John Cullum has been cast as H.C. Curry, the father of Audra McDonald's Lizzie, in the upcoming Broadway revival of 110 in the Shade (more...)

Broadway to Dim its Lights for Betty Comden, 11/28
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2006

To honor the life of Betty Comden, the marquee of every Broadway theatre will be dimmed on Tuesday, November 28 at exactly 8 p.m. for one minute in her memory (more...)

Broadway Legend Betty Comden Dies at 89
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2006

Betty Comden, whose work with the late Adolph Green epitomized Broadway's Golden Age, has died at the age of 89, according to the New York Times (more...)

Photo Tribute: Betty Comden
by Walter McBride - Nov 24, 2006

BroadwayWorld presents a photo tribute to Betty Comden, whose work with the late Adolph Green epitomized Broadway's Golden Age (more...)

Murphy, Baranski, Bosco, Etc. Join Encores! Follies
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2006

More stars have signed on to the eagerly awaited Encores! staged concert of the Stephen Sondheim-James Goldman classic Follies, presented from February 8th through 11th, 2007 at City Center (more...)

Public's 'Lear' Begins Feb. 9; Tix On Sale Dec. 17
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2006

The Public Theater has announced that The Public's new production of Shakespeare's King Lear - directed by Tony Award-winner James Lapine (Into the Woods, Sunday in the Park with George, Spelling Bee) and featuring in the title role Kevin Kline - will have a limited run, beginning Friday, February 9th, 2006. Tickets for the general public will go on sale December 17th (more...)

Hasselhoff and Oscar Set for The Producers in Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2006

TV and stage star David Hasselhoff has joined the cast of the upcoming Las Vegas production of The Producers (more...)

Costume Designer Florence Klotz Dies at 86
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2006

Florence Klotz, six-time Tony Award-winning and Academy Award-nominated costume designer, died Wednesday, November 1, at her home in Manhattan (more...)

Some Kind of Music: Jeff Harnar Talks about Cy Coleman
by Jena Tesse Fox - Nov 12, 2006

The cabaret star talks about the legendary composer, whose work he is presenting in a concert series at Feinstein's at the Regency. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for White Plains' 'Man of La Mancha'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2007

Casting has been completed for the forthcoming production of Man of La Mancha at White Plains Performing Arts Center. This is a brand new production of the remarkable, Tony Award-winning musical based on Miguel de Cervantes' classic tale, 'Don Quixote' and will be the inaugural production of the Broadway Classics series at the theatre. It will play November 29-December 16. (more...)

'The Last Starfighter' Returns to the Village Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2008

Village Theatre Village Originals announces the return of the musical, 'The Last Starfighter' as a workshop presentation. (more...)

Kaye to Star in 'Sweeney' Tour; Boston's BAA Season Set
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2007

Judy Kaye will star as Mrs. Lovett in the previously announced national tour of Sweeney Todd, which will play the Colonial Theatre from October 23rd through November 4th, 2007. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Romance/Romance Opens at Paper Mill
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2007

Romance/Romance, starring Jessica Bogart and Matt Bogart, opened at Paper Mill Playhouse on March 4th (more...)

Mason, Viviano, Etc. Set for CAP21 Reading of New Musical
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2007

Sal Viviano, Karen Mason and Rick Hilsabeck will star in the CAP21 reading of The Cosmopolitan (more...)

Drowsy Chaperone to Welcome LaManna, Davi, Worley
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2007

Broadway's five-time Tony Award-winning hit musical The Drowsy Chaperone will welcome a trio of leading ladies in the coming months. (more...)

Ebersole & Stritch Set for Playwrights Horizons Gala, 4/16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2007

Acclaimed Off-Broadway theater company Playwrights Horizons will hold its annual 'High Standards' Gala Benefit on Monday evening, April 16th at Guastavino's (more...)

Drama League Announces Speciality Awards Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2008

The Drama League (Jano Herbosch, President)announced the recipients of its three annual specialty awards, to be presented along with its five annual production and performance awards at The 74th Annual Drama League Awards Ceremony and Luncheon on Friday, May 16, 2008 (noon). (more...)

Carole Demas Appears at Chatterbox, March 22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2007

Carole Demas, who originated the role of Sandy in Grease on Broadway, will chat with Seth Rudetsky at 'Seth's Broadway Chatterbox' on March 22nd. (more...)

Ebersole, Esparza, Mitchell to Guest Star at Spelling Bee
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2007

Tony Award-winners Christine Ebersole and Brian Stokes Mitchell, as well as Tony Award-nominee Raul Esparza, will join the cast of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee for one night only as guest spellers at the Bee's first ever 'Broadway Night at the Bee' on Sunday, March 18 at 7:30pm (more...)

GYPSY OF THE MONTH: Brian O'Brien of 'The Pirate Queen'
by Adrienne Onofri - Jun 6, 2007

Brian, whose last job was covering the Beast and Gaston in 'Beauty and the Beast,' celebrates his Irish heritage in his 4th Broadway show. (more...)

Brian Stokes Mitchell to Make Solo Debut at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2007

The Actors Fund announced today that Tony Award-winner Brian Stokes Mitchell will take to the stage at Carnegie Hall for the very first time as a solo artist on October 15th, 2007. (more...)

O'Donnell, Ebersole, Leavel Set for '07/8 Encores! Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2007

Rosie O'Donnell will play Pauline, 'the tart-tongued, wisecracking maid' in Encores!' upcoming production of the classic 1925 musical No, No Nanette, while Tony Award-winner Christine Ebersole will take on the role of stage diva Margo Channing in Applause, the 1970 Charles Strouse-Lee Adams musical based on All About Eve. (more...)

Review: 'Sweeney Todd' - This Is Why Musical Theater Was Born
by Beau Higgins - Jan 3, 2008

It is indeed perhaps the finest work ever to grace any theater at any time. It is difficult to ascertain that this is even the great master, Stephen Sondheim's, truest masterpiece. It probably is. However, with the gifts of COMPANY, A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, FOLLIES, INTO THE WOODS, SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE, PACIFIC OVERTURES, ASSASSINS, A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM, GYPSY, and WEST SIDE STORY among others on his resume, it takes a huge amount of thought and commitment to go out on a limb and say that SWEENEY TODD is Sondheim's master achievement. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The After Party with Bret Shuford
by Mark Rupp - Jan 26, 2008


'The After Party' Welcomes Shuford, Cashino & Hole-O-Matic Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2008

Tonight Friday January 25 at 10:30PM, 'The After Party' is thrilled to welcome back Brandon and Ray! Also, Bret Shuford of The Little Mermaid, Johnny Niagra and Pepper Cole of Cashino and Hole-O-Matic's Karen Mack and Michael Holland. 'The After Party' is hosted by Brandon Cutrell and Alysha Umphress, featuring Lisa Asher and Ray Fellman at the piano, and held at The Laurie Beechman Theatre inside the West Bank Café (407 West 42nd Street). Admission is free! (more...)

Theatre Hall of Fame 2008 Inductees: Fierstein, Cullum, O'Brien, Shaffer
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2008

Theater Hall of Fame 2008 inductees have been announced as follows: Harvey Fierstein, John Cullum, Jack O'Brien, Dana Ivey, Joseph Stein, Lois Smith, Peter Shaffer, and Mel Gussow (more...)

Laurie Beechman Jan. Line-Up Includes Iconis, Pedi, Shuford & Cabaret Cares
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2008

The West Bank Café announces our January 2008 line-up of live entertainment, to be presented in The Laurie Beechman Theatre. (more...)

Christine Ebersole is 'The View' Guest Host, Feb. 9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2007

'The View' will welcome award-winning Grey Gardens star Christine Ebersole as a guest-host on Friday, February 9th. (more...)

TheatreWorks to Present 'Grey Gardens,' 'Radio Golf,' New Works by Schwartz & GrooveLily
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2008

TheatreWorks, the nationally-acclaimed theatre of Silicon Valley, announced its 2008-09 season, including 'Grey Gardens, 'Doubt, 'Radio Golf' and new works by Stephen Schwartz and GrooveLily. (more...)

Hunt, Lay, Virag & Revell in 'Music & Comedy' at Don't Tell Mama March 12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2008

Michael Martinez is proud to present 'An Evening of Music and Comedy' at Don't Tell Mama on Wednesday, March 12 at 6:30PM. This showcase and variety show - highlight emerging stars in comedy, music, and musical theater - will feature Jane Hunt (Violin Venus), singer Ashleigh Lay, pianist / songwriter Lenny Revell, and singer/songwriter John Virag. (more...)

Bogart and Boevers to Star in Paper Mill's Romance/Romance
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2007

Matt Bogart and Jessica Boevers will headline the Paper Mill Playhouse's upcoming production of the musical Romance/Romance, running from February 28th through April 1st. (more...)

Christine Ebersole Featured on 'The Early Show,' 2/17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2007

Grey Gardens star and Tony Award-winner Christine Ebersole will appear on CBS's national edition of 'The Early Show' this Saturday morning, February 17. (more...)

Hal Prince Reportedly Suffered Minor Stroke
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2008

Michael Riedel of the New York Post reports that acclaimed Broadway director and producer Hal Prince 'suffered what close friends are calling a 'minor stroke' Sunday afternoon. He was released from the hospital Wednesday - his 80th birthday - and is expected to be on the mend soon.' (more...)

Kerry Butler Set For Next Seth's Broadway Chatterbox 12/27
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2007

Kerry Butler, currently starring in Xanadu, will be this week's guest at Seth's Broadway Chatterbox. (more...)

New Year's Day - Attend The Tale Of 'Sweeney Todd'
by Beau Higgins - Dec 21, 2007


Kline, Garner, Sunjata Set for Bway 'Cyrano;' Opens 11/1
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2007

It was announced today that Academy Award and Tony Award winner Kevin Kline and Golden Globe winner Jennifer Garner will star in a new production of Cyrano de Bergerac, Edmond Rostand's 1897 romantic classic, with a translation and adaptation by Anthony Burgess (more...)

Cerveris, Cullum, Plimpton, Rashad to Star in 'Cymbeline'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2007

Lincoln Center Theater will present William Shakespeare's 'Cymbeline,' directed by Mark Lamos. Performances begin November 1, opening December 2 at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre. (more...)

Village Theatre Presents 'Henry and Mudge'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2008

Village Theatre Pied Piper presents the new musical Henry and Mudge, based on the award-winning book series. Henry and Mudge has been getting great reviews since it premiered off-Broadway in 2006 at the Lucille Lortel Theatre. (more...)

Signature announces complete casting for 'The Visit'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2008

The Signature Theatre has announced the complete cast for 'The Visit' the Kander and Ebb musical starring Chita Rivera and George Hearn. (more...)

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