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Photo Coverage: LES GIRLS Plays The Friars ClubPhoto Coverage: LES GIRLS Plays The Friars Club
by Stephen Sorokoff - Sep 30, 2014

The Friars were a mens only club until 1988. Last night some great women Friars entertained their fellow members in the newly named Jerry Lewis Monastery. (more...)

ABC Family Renews YOUNG & HUNGRY; Orders First Procedural Drama STITCHERSABC Family Renews YOUNG & HUNGRY; Orders First Procedural Drama STITCHERS
by TV News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

ABC Family today announced the network has picked up its first procedural drama “Stitchers” to series and has ordered a second season of new comedy series “Young & Hungry.” (more...)

HBO to Debut Documentary PRIVATE VIOLENCE, 10/20HBO to Debut Documentary PRIVATE VIOLENCE, 10/20
by TV News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

On Halloween night 2008, Deanna Walters and her two-year-old daughter, Martina, were herded into her estranged husband Robbie's 18-wheel truck. For the next four and a half days, Deanna endured a horrifying cross-country trip, suffering relentless brutality at his hands. (more...)

ABC Family Orders First Procedural Drama STITCHERS, Renews YOUNG & HUNGRYABC Family Orders First Procedural Drama STITCHERS, Renews YOUNG & HUNGRY
by TV News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

ABC Family today announced the network has picked up its first procedural drama “Stitchers” to series and has ordered a second season of new comedy series “Young & Hungry.” (more...)

Sarah Hyland, Christine Lakin, Missi Pyle & More to Star in SCREAM! at Rockwell Table and StageSarah Hyland, Christine Lakin, Missi Pyle & More to Star in SCREAM! at Rockwell Table and Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

ROCKWELL Table and Stage, L.A.'s premier spot for extraordinary entertainment and dining has announced the world premiere of 'Modern Family's" Sarah Hyland starring in SCREAM!, with musical direction by Brian P. Kennedy and written & directed by Michael Gans & Richard Register. SCREAM! will preview on Friday, October 10 at 8pm; Saturday, October 11 at 8:00pm and Friday, October 17 at 8pm and will open on Saturday, October 18 at 8:00pm and run through Saturday, November 15 at ROCKWELL Table and Stage, 1714 N. Vermont in Los Feliz. (more...)

It's Official! The Pussycat Dolls' Nicole Scherzinger to Star as 'Grizabella' in London Revival of CATS!It's Official! The Pussycat Dolls' Nicole Scherzinger to Star as 'Grizabella' in London Revival of CATS!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2014

It's Official! It's been rumored for months, news leaked out last night in London, and BroadwayWorld.com has now confirmed online reports that Nicole Scherzinger will join the London revival of CATS as 'Grizabella.' (more...)

Meet the Cast of Piedmont Players' MAGIC TREE HOUSEMeet the Cast of Piedmont Players' MAGIC TREE HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2014

What would you do if a tree house in your neighborhood could transport you anywhere you wanted to go? While exploring one afternoon, siblings Jack and Annie discover a tree house full of books. Jack looks through a book about dinosaurs and wishes he could see a real one. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Guerilla Opera's Production of LET'S MAKE A SANDWICHPhoto Flash: First Look at Guerilla Opera's Production of LET'S MAKE A SANDWICH
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

Guerilla Opera presents Let's Make a Sandwich, an experiment in opera production, which includes two world premiere operas with music and librettos by composers Rudolf Rojahn and Curtis K. Hughes, and stage direction by Copeland Woodruff and Giselle Ty. Through performance, this production investigates the culture of contemporary opera production and highlights where the influence of the composer ends and the director begins. Let's Make a Sandwich plays for one weekend only: Thursday through Saturday, September 25, 26 and 27, 2014, at 8 p.m. with an audience talk-back on Friday, September 26; all performances are in The Zack Box Theater at The Boston Conservatory, located at 8 The Fenway in Boston, MA. Tickets can be purchased beginning Wednesday, September 10, 2014, and are $15 general admission, $10 senior citizens and free for students with a valid ID (for at-the-door purchases only). Please call The Boston Conservatory Box Office at (617) 912-9222 or visit www.bostonconservatory.edu/tickets for more information. Let's Make a Sandwich is sung in English and is 90 minutes in duration. (more...)

Christopher Walken on PETER PAN Vocal Performance: 'Think Rex Harrison'Christopher Walken on PETER PAN Vocal Performance: 'Think Rex Harrison'
by TV News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

This week, the stage veteran told EW's Clark Collis that while singing isn't his strong suit, he's not worried about his performance in the live musical broadcast. (more...)

Troy Baker to Guest Star in MYTHOS!Troy Baker to Guest Star in MYTHOS!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

Producer Peter Sachon and Carbon Cello Productions, in conjunction with New York Comic Con 2014 and the first annual New York Super Week Festival, have announced actor Troy Baker as a guest artist in MYTHOS! A thrilling and unique concert experience, MYTHOS, showcases great music from across the spectrum of modern orchestral genres - inclusive of music from the concert stage, television and film, and video games - featuring the all-star orchestra The Third Estate, conducted by Grammy Award nominated composer of Journey , Austin Wintory, as well as Tina Guo, internationally renowned classical cellist and recording artist, and vocalists from Choral Chameleon. (more...)

Joe Satriani to Perform on Acclaimed Music Series FRONT & CENTER, 10/21Joe Satriani to Perform on Acclaimed Music Series FRONT & CENTER, 10/21
by TV News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

Joe Satriani performed an exclusive 99th birthday commemorative concert for celebrated guitar pioneer Les Paul on June 9, 2014. (more...)

THE RIVER, Starring Hugh Jackman, Announces Standing Room Policy; Plus New SeatingTHE RIVER, Starring Hugh Jackman, Announces Standing Room Policy; Plus New Seating
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

THE RIVER, a new play by Jez Butterworth, starring Hugh Jackman, Laura Donnelly and Cush Jumbo and directed by Ian Rickson, has announced three new ticket access policies for $35 day-of seats, standing room and an additional ticket block which is being added to the theatre's seating configuration for the production. (more...)

THE RIVER, Starring Hugh Jackman, Announces New Ticket Access PoliciesTHE RIVER, Starring Hugh Jackman, Announces New Ticket Access Policies
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

THE RIVER, a new play by Jez Butterworth, starring Hugh Jackman, Laura Donnelly and Cush Jumbo and directed by Ian Rickson, has announced three new ticket access policies for $35 day-of seats, standing room and an additional ticket block which is being added to the theatre's seating configuration for the production. The River begins preview performances on Friday, October 31 and will open on Sunday, November 16 at the Circle in the Square Theatre (50th Street between Broadway and Eighth Avenue). The production will play a strictly limited 13-week engagement through Sunday, January 25, 2015. (more...)

Bookworks Presents Today's Shelf Awareness for ReadersBookworks Presents Today's Shelf Awareness for Readers
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

It's the season: football is dominating the news. The ongoing concussion discussion has been eclipsed by suspensions and non-suspensions for domestic abuse, while Josh Gordon is suspended an entire year for smoking weed. Nate Jackson, former pro player and author of Slow Getting Up: A Story of N.F.L. Survival from the Bottom of the Pile (Harper Perennial), has a good take on the latter. In addition to Jackson's hilarious, candid memoir, we'd like to suggest a few books that fans will want to read (if only during halftime). (more...)

BWW Reviews: BEDBUGS!!! Delivers Mindless Sci-Fi Rocker FunBWW Reviews: BEDBUGS!!! Delivers Mindless Sci-Fi Rocker Fun
by Michael Dale - Sep 22, 2014

Grace McLean and Brian Charles Rooney are both wildly funny in this musical spoof. (more...)

Celebrating Adolph Green, Randy Graff, The Skivvies & More Set for 54 Below this WeekCelebrating Adolph Green, Randy Graff, The Skivvies & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

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...)

Ziegfeld Society to Present Walter Willison in JOLSON, MY DAD & ME, 9/27Ziegfeld Society to Present Walter Willison in JOLSON, MY DAD & ME, 9/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

The Ziegfeld Society will present Tony Award nominee and Theatre World Award winner Walter Willison in JOLSON, MY DAD & ME on Saturday, September 27th. The multi-media musical weaves together the songs of Al Jolson to tell the story of his father as a young man, growing up in the early part of the 20th Century, through Prohibition, The Great Depression, WWII, and into the present day, and of his own personal encounters with such iconic Jolson associates as Ruby Keeler, Patsy Kelly, Judy Garland, Richard Rodgers, Irving Berlin and others. Featuring such all-time American Songbook classics as 'Rockabye Your Baby with a Dixie Melody', 'Swanee', 'You Made Ne Love You' and many more. (more...)

Special Photo Flashback: Remembering Polly BergenSpecial Photo Flashback: Remembering Polly Bergen
by Walter McBride - Sep 21, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com reported yesterday the sad news that actress, singer and stage veteran Polly Bergen died today at her home in Connecticut, at 84 of natural causes. The star was surrounded by friends and family at the time of her passing. Today, we take a look back at photos of the star, taken by BWW's Walter McBride. (more...)

Society Cabaret Presents 2014 Cabaret Comico: A Salute to Comic Singers and Songwriters 10/17-18Society Cabaret Presents 2014 Cabaret Comico: A Salute to Comic Singers and Songwriters 10/17-18
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2014

Society Cabaret presents the 2014 edition of Cabaret Comico: A salute to comic singers and songwriters. Two different shows of original song and comic musical theatre hosted by Society Cabaret's Director of Entertainment G. Scott Lacy with vocalist and emcee Lua Hadar. GUEST STARS: OCT 17, 8pm - Candace Forest, Paul Frantz, Diane Merlino, Nancy Schimmel, Bobby Weinapple, and Beth Wilmurt. OCT 18, 8pm - Marilyn Cooney, Bill Cooper, Barry Lloyd, Lauren Mayer, Darlene Popovic, and Ray Renati. (more...)

SCARY MUSICAL THE MUSICAL Asks Audiences to Tweet to Pick the Killer; Show Opens Tonight at NoHo Arts CenterSCARY MUSICAL THE MUSICAL Asks Audiences to Tweet to Pick the Killer; Show Opens Tonight at NoHo Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Lexikat Artists and MB Artists in association with the multi-award-winning NoHo Arts Center Ensemble (NoHo ACE) are thrilled to announce that the world premiere musical, SCARY MUSICAL The Musical, book by Richard Hochberg, music and lyrics by Richard Hochberg and Michael Paternostro, musical direction by Brent Crayon, orchestrations by Kenny Seymour and directed and choreographed by James J. Mellon will let YOU choose the killer! With three different alternate endings, this is the first theatre production that asks you to TURN ON YOUR PHONES during the show to vote! (more...)

Spirit Music Group Secures Significant Capital From Fortress Credit Corp. To Fund Major ExpansionSpirit Music Group Secures Significant Capital From Fortress Credit Corp. To Fund Major Expansion
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Spirit Music Group, one of the world's leading independent music publishing companies, announced today that it has obtained $50 million in new capital commitments from Fortress Credit Corp., to pursue its expansion plans. This investment brings Spirit's total capital raised since 2012 to more than $100 million. (more...)

REX'S EXES Opens 9/26 at Sam Bass Community TheatreREX'S EXES Opens 9/26 at Sam Bass Community Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

This deliriously funny Southern-fried farce finds the Verdeen cousins of Sweetgum, Texas-Gaynelle, Peaches and Jimmie Wyvette-teetering on the brink of disaster again. Gaynelle, frustrated and frazzled from working too many two-bit jobs, stubbornly refuses to face the fact she's turning the Big 5-0. I (more...)

Netflix to Produce Judd Apatow Comedy LOVE, Starring Gillian Jacobs, Paul RustNetflix to Produce Judd Apatow Comedy LOVE, Starring Gillian Jacobs, Paul Rust
by TV News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Judd Apatow, Paul Rust and Lesley Arfin are bringing an unflinching, hilarious and excruciatingly honest take on modern relationships to Love, a new Netflix original series, licensed globally and debuting in 2016 in all Netflix territories. Netflix has made a two-season commitment to Love, which debuts with 10 episodes in 2016 and 12 the following year. (more...)

Warner Theatre's Third Annual International Playwrights Festival Set for 10/16-18Warner Theatre's Third Annual International Playwrights Festival Set for 10/16-18
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

The Warner Theatre will present its 3rd Annual International Playwrights Festival October 16-18, in the Warner's Nancy Marine Studio Theatre. (more...)

Tom Hanks, Tim Allen to Reprise Roles for TOY STORY THAT TIME FORGOT, Airing on ABC 12/2Tom Hanks, Tim Allen to Reprise Roles for TOY STORY THAT TIME FORGOT, Airing on ABC 12/2
by TV News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

Pixar Animation Studios second special for television, "Toy Story That Time Forgot," a World Premiere Holiday Event featuring your favorite characters from the "Toy Story" films, airs TUESDAY, DECEMBER 2 (more...)

STALKING THE BOGEYMAN Launches Weekly Talkback SeriesSTALKING THE BOGEYMAN Launches Weekly Talkback Series
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

Producers of the acclaimed new Off-Broadway stage drama STALKING THE BOGEYMAN are pleased to announce the launch of a new weekly talkback series, immediately following all Wednesday night performances at New World Stages (340 W. 50th St.). (more...)

VIDEO: Von Smith Covers Taylor Swift's 'Shake It Off' Motown Style!VIDEO: Von Smith Covers Taylor Swift's 'Shake It Off' Motown Style!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

Von Smith is back to take on Taylor Swift's newest hit, 'Shake It Off' ala the Motown era. Von Smith will be joining Postmodern Jukebox on our East Coast dates this Fall! Check out the cover below! (more...)

Brid Brennan, Lloyd Hutchinson & More Join Signature's A PARTICLE OF DREAD (OEDIPUS VARIATIONS)Brid Brennan, Lloyd Hutchinson & More Join Signature's A PARTICLE OF DREAD (OEDIPUS VARIATIONS)
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

Signature Theatre (James Houghton, Founding Artistic Director; Erika Mallin, Executive Director) and Field Day (Stephen Rea and Seamus Deane, Directors) just announced casting is confirmed for the U.S. Premiere of A PARTICLE OF DREAD (OEDIPUS VARIATIONS) by Sam Shepard, directed by Nancy Meckler. Tickets go on sale October 15. All tickets for the initial run of the production are $25 as part of the Signature Ticket Initiative: A Generation of Access. The production runs November 11 through December 21, 2014 with aNovember 23 opening night in The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing SquareSignature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). (more...)

Guitar Legend Adrian Belew Announces Massive North America TourGuitar Legend Adrian Belew Announces Massive North America Tour
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

Adrian Belew is a multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, producer, and guitarist, who has released 20 critically acclaimed solo albums. He has worked alongside some of the most innovative artists of the past 30 years (more...)

BWW Reports: LUKE YANKEE's New Play About the AFTERMATH of the TITANICBWW Reports: LUKE YANKEE's New Play About the AFTERMATH of the TITANIC
by Don Grigware - Oct 7, 2014

A new play by award-winning playwright Luke Yankee will receive its world premiere at UC-Irvine this November. The Last Lifeboat is the untold story of J. Bruce Ismay, the owner of the White Star Line at the time of the sinking of the Titanic, whose decision to save himself rather than go down with the ship made him the scapegoat for one of the greatest disasters of all time. An ensemble cast playing multiple roles tells this epic tale which explores not only the tragedy itself, but the sensationalized trials and aftermath of the night that changed the world forever. The production will be directed and produced by Don Hill, Vice Chair of the UCI Drama Department. (more...)

Ciaran Sheehan and Gwen Eagleton to Star in Shakespeare Theatre of NJ's GALWAY TO BROADWAY, 10/20Ciaran Sheehan and Gwen Eagleton to Star in Shakespeare Theatre of NJ's GALWAY TO BROADWAY, 10/20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

Broadway stars of The Phantom of the Opera and Les Miserables Ciaran Sheehan and Gwen Eagleton will perform a one-night-only musical event From Galway to Broadway on Monday, October 20 at 7:30 p.m. at the F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre. The concert will benefit The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's young artist education and training programs. Sheehan and Eagleton will perform a medley of Broadway standards, traditional Irish songs, and beloved pop tunes. (more...)

Tony Winning 'WIZ' Director & Costume Designer Geoffrey Holder Dies at 84Tony Winning 'WIZ' Director & Costume Designer Geoffrey Holder Dies at 84
by TV News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

The New York Times reports that Tony Award-winning stage director and costume designer Geoffrey Holder has passed away at the age of 84. (more...)

Matrix Theatre to Premiere DO YOU SEE IT COMING? at Bioneers Conference, 10/25Matrix Theatre to Premiere DO YOU SEE IT COMING? at Bioneers Conference, 10/25
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

Matrix Theatre Company's original play Do You See It Coming? will be featured at the 10thAnnual Great Lakes Bioneers Conference on Saturday, October 25 at 7 pm at the Liberal Arts Theatre on the campus of Marygrove College, 8425 McNichols Detroit, MI 48221. Call the Matrix box office at 313 967 0599 or go to http://www.matrixtheatre.org to purchase tickets. Ticket prices are $12 for general admission, with dinner and show tickets at $20. Dinner and show reservations must be received by Wednesday, October 22. All tickets must be ordered in advance and will not be sold at the door. (more...)

Photo Flash: Hugh Jackman and Company Begin Rehearsals Today for THE RIVER; Yesterday? Fishing!Photo Flash: Hugh Jackman and Company Begin Rehearsals Today for THE RIVER; Yesterday? Fishing!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

Rehearsals begin today, Thursday, October 2 in New York City for The River, a new play by Jez Butterworth, starring Hugh Jackman, Laura Donnelly and Cush Jumbo and directed by Ian Rickson. The River begins preview performances in four weeks on Friday, October 31 and will open on Sunday, November 16 at the Circle in the Square Theatre (50th Street between Broadway and Eighth Avenue). The production will play a strictly limited 13-week engagement through Sunday, January 25, 2015. (more...)

STICKBOY to Open in Vancouver, 10/23STICKBOY to Open in Vancouver, 10/23
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

Vancouver, BC ~ The cultural event of the fall season hits Vancouver on October 23: the world premiere of Vancouver Opera's revolutionary new opera, Stickboy, composed by Neil Weisensel with libretto by world-renowned spoken-word artist Shane Koyczan. This beautiful, courageous and visually stunning opera explores the inner life of a young boy transformed by bullying. (more...)

New Educational Exhibit Commemorates Centennial of Watercolorist Rex BrandtNew Educational Exhibit Commemorates Centennial of Watercolorist Rex Brandt
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

For nearly 80 years, fate has intertwined the histories of celebrated Southland watercolorist Rex Brandt and the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. (more...)

Review Roundup: Atlantic Theater's FOUND Opens Off-BroadwayReview Roundup: Atlantic Theater's FOUND Opens Off-Broadway
by Review Roundups - Oct 14, 2014

Atlantic Theater Company presents the first production of its 2014-2015 season - the world premiere new musical FOUND, directed by Lee Overtree, featuring a book by Tony Award nominee Hunter Bell ([title of show]) and Lee Overtree and original music and lyrics by Eli Bolin. FOUND officially opens tonight, October 14 for a limited, eight-week engagement through Sunday, November 9, 2014 Off Broadway at Atlantic Theater Company at the Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20th Street). (more...)

Actor & Comedian Hal Sparks to Emcee 'Academy Awards of Cleantech' at 9th Annual Cleantech Open Global ForumActor & Comedian Hal Sparks to Emcee 'Academy Awards of Cleantech' at 9th Annual Cleantech Open Global Forum
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ The Cleantech Open (www.cleantechopen.org), the world's largest clean-technology accelerator, announced that comedian Hal Sparks will emcee the Awards Celebration and Gala Dinner that round out the Cleantech Open Global Forum in San Francisco on Thursday, November 13, 2014. Sparks,an American actor, comedian, musician and television personality, is best known for his contributions toVH1, hostingE!'sTalk Soup, the role ofMichael Novotnyon the American television series Queer as Folk, and as Donald Davenport in Disney'sLab Rats. (more...)

Laguna College of Art and Design Partners with Project Gado to Bring the Rex and Joan Irving Brandt Papers to Getty ImagesLaguna College of Art and Design Partners with Project Gado to Bring the Rex and Joan Irving Brandt Papers to Getty Images
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2014

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD), the West Coast's top fine art college, announced with Project Gado that 1,000 pages of material from The Rex and Joan Irving Brandt Papers are now available on Getty Images. California Watercolorist Rex Brandt kept sketchbooks, photographs and archival materials that can now be viewed at: http://bit.ly/Rexbrandtlcadgado. (more...)

Cameron Diaz Reveals She Was 'Terrified' to Sing in ANNIE RemakeCameron Diaz Reveals She Was 'Terrified' to Sing in ANNIE Remake
by Movies News Desk - Oct 13, 2014

In a new interview in Marie Claire Magazine, Cameron Diaz revealed that the thought of singing on camera for her role as Miss Hannigan in the upcoming ANNIE remake terrified her. (more...)

Washington Stage Guild Announces 2014-2015 SeasonWashington Stage Guild Announces 2014-2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2014

The Washington Stage Guild announces its 29th season of our distinctive repertory, an array of eloquent plays of idea and argument, passion and wit-smart theatre for a smart town. The 2014-2015 season includes the second part of our multi-year presentation of George Bernard Shaw's BACK TO METHUSELAH, and as the visionary cycle leaps into the future and examines the effect of human advances on relationships, the other three plays also focus on unexpected looks at basic ties to create A SEASON OF LOVE AND/OR MARRIAGE. Two Washington premieres are joined by two plays not seen here in decades, as we offer our first productions by two of Shaw's followers, Frederick Lonsdale and Terence Rattigan, and one by a contemporary American playwright, David Marshall Grant. (more...)

Rolan Bolan Snags Hollywood Music In Media Award Nomination For CHILDREN OF THE REVOLUTIONRolan Bolan Snags Hollywood Music In Media Award Nomination For CHILDREN OF THE REVOLUTION
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2014

Singer/songwriter Rolan Bolan (http://theofficialrolanbolan.com/) - son of the late T-Rex frontman and glam-rock legend Marc Bolan and singer and Grammy-nominated Motown songwriter Gloria Jones - picked up a 2014 Hollywood Music In Media Award (HMMA) nomination for his rendition of the song 'Children of the Revolution.' The song, originally written and recorded by his father, was released in 1972. (more...)

Jim Parsons to Star in Roundabout's MERTON OF THE MOVIES Benefit Reading This Winter; Scott Ellis DirectsJim Parsons to Star in Roundabout's MERTON OF THE MOVIES Benefit Reading This Winter; Scott Ellis Directs
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company is thrilled to welcome back four-time Emmy Award and Golden Globe winner Jim Parsons ("The Big Bang Theory," Roundabout's Harvey) in a hilarious one-night-only reading of George S. Kaufman and Marc Connelly's Merton of the Movies. This rollicking evening will be helmed by Roundabout's Adams Associate Artistic Director, six-time Tony nominee Scott Ellis (Roundabout's Harvey, The Mystery of Edwin Drood), currently represented on Broadway with You Can't Take It With You. (more...)

Arts on the Horizon to Present Kids Holiday Show SNOW DAY, 12/3-14Arts on the Horizon to Present Kids Holiday Show SNOW DAY, 12/3-14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

Arts on the Horizon, the DC metro area's only theatre company that is exclusively focused on creating original work for children ages 0 - 6, presents Snow Day, which will run December 3 - 14, 2014 at the W-3 Theatre at the Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton, VA. This nonverbal play, written and directed by Rex Daugherty, includes live violin music. Snow Day is created specifically for an audience of children ages 2 - 6 and their families. (more...)

BWW Reviews: REX'S EXES and the Sequel SyndromeBWW Reviews: REX'S EXES and the Sequel Syndrome
by Jeff Davis - Oct 10, 2014

Ask anyone you meet and they're bound to tell you that, with the possible exception of The Godfather Part II, sequels aren't as good as the original. That seems to be the case with Rex's Exes, now playing at Sam Bass Theatre. For three years in a row now, Sam Bass has opened their season a slapstick, Texas-themed comedy of errors by the writing team of Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, and Jamie Wooten. This year's offering is a sequel to last year's Red Velvet Cake War, and while the performers at Sam Bass give it their all, it seems that Jones, Hope, and Wooten are on auto-pilot, recycling jokes and plot points that we've now seen for three years running. (more...)

Village Playwrights to Stage Eight Readings with LGBTQ Themes in QUEER SCARE, 10/22Village Playwrights to Stage Eight Readings with LGBTQ Themes in QUEER SCARE, 10/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

?The Village Playwrights will present staged readings of 8 short plays to celebrate Halloween with LGBTQ themes. Following their successful short play reading celebrating Gay Pride in June, the Village Playwrights is continuing to bring a new dimension to the holidays for LGBTQ people with plays readings of new works that view traditional Holidays with a non-traditional perspective. (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: A Geoffrey Holder Celebration - THE WIZ, ANNIE, 7UP, James Bond & BeyondFLASH FRIDAY: A Geoffrey Holder Celebration - THE WIZ, ANNIE, 7UP, James Bond & Beyond
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 10, 2014

Today we celebrate the life of Tony Award-winning director, choreographer and artist Geoffrey Holder in honor of his death this week at the age of 84. (more...)

Metropolitan to Unveil Gallery Commemorating Centennial of Famed Southern California Watercolorist, 10/13Metropolitan to Unveil Gallery Commemorating Centennial of Famed Southern California Watercolorist, 10/13
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

Metropolitan Water District of Southern California: (more...)

Sophie Evans Releases HEROES OF TERRASophie Evans Releases HEROES OF TERRA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

Sandpoint, ID (more...)

BWW Reviews: The Boy From Oz at Theatre ThreeBWW Reviews: The Boy From Oz at Theatre Three
by Melissa Giordano - Oct 1, 2014

The Tony nominated musical The Boy From Oz brings many emotions to the surface. The story is about the life of Australian entertainer Peter Allen. His zest for life, dealing with deteriorating health, and the love he is surrounded by create for the audience a roller coaster of feelings. For the record, Martin Sherman and Nick Enright have certainly created a story of heart and perseverance. (more...)

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