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Dexter Fletcher to Direct Ben Whishaw-Led Freddy Mercury Biopic?
by Movies News Desk - Dec 9, 2013

Deadline writes that actor-director Dexter Fletcher will helm GK films and Sony Pictures' upcoming Freddie Mercury biopic. As BWW previously reported, Ben Whishaw is still being eyed to star as the iconic Queen frontman. (more...)

New Pennsylvania Hospital Opens, MEMdata Equipment Planning Utilized
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2013

COLLEGE STATION, Texas, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ Medical technology management firm MEMdata is proud to announce the completion of another successful hospital project. Endless Mountains Health Systems (EMHS) cut the ribbon on a new, state-of-the-art critical access hospital, utilizing MEMdata's Equipment Planning services. EMHS is located in Montrose, Pennsylvania, serving the greater Susquehanna County area. (more...)

Fashion Photo of the Day 12/9/13 - Elisabeth Rohm
by Rachel Stone - Dec 9, 2013

I am loving this Randi Rahm dress on Elisabeth Rohm. Rohm wore the stunning emerald green gown to the New York film premiere of American Hustle. I always love a high neck gown with a low-back - it's a silhouette that never fails to look chic and sexy. But the bold green is a great twist on the look plus I love Rohm's glamorous hair and drop David Yurman earrings. (more...)

Dallas Theater Center to Bring OEDIPUS EL REY to Studio Theatre, 1/16-3/2
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2013

Dallas Theater Center returns to the Studio Theatre for the first time since 2012 with Latino playwright Luis Alfaro's sizzling, sexy and startlingly contemporary play Oedipus el Rey, which features an all-Latino cast. DTC Artistic Director Kevin Moriarty will direct the play, an adaptation of Sophocles' timeless Greek tragedy Oedipus Rex and set in the vicious reality of today's L.A. barrios.Oedipus el Rey opens in previews on Thursday, January 16, 2014 with a Pay-What-You-Can performance and runs through March 2, 2014.Tickets to Oedipus el Rey are on sale now at www.DallasTheaterCenter.org and by phone at (214) 880-0202. (more...)

BWW TV: Las Primeras Damas iluminaron el Gran Rex
by Florencia Nijensohn - Dec 23, 2013

El pasado jueves 19 de Diciembre, en el Teatro Gran Rex de Calle Corrientes, las mas grandes representantes del genero musical en Argentina volvieron a juntarse en una nueva edicion del espectaculo que cosecho gran exito de criticas y publico en sus anteriores ediciones de 2011 y 2012:Primeras Damas del Musical. (more...)

Glenn Close Gets into Holiday Spirit at Documentary Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2013

At an event honoring the documentary 20 FEET FROM STARDOM at Edison Hotel's Rum House, Close reportedly hung 'back area of the bar singing and dancing along to Christmas carols. But she eventually moved closer to the singers, then got on the microphone herself to sing 'O Holy Night' with the film's stars Darlene Love, Lisa Fischer and Judith Hill.' (more...)

Julie Taymor Talks SPIDER-MAN & New Audience's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM in New Podcast
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2013

The story of alleged treachery and bureaucratic co-collaborators working backstage to force Taymor out after creative differences is widely known. In the podcast, the Tony-winner opened up about her work was affected by the issues. (more...)

Marilyn Maye to Bring BY REQUEST to Metropolitan Room for Series of Shows, Begin. 12/31
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2013

It's a New Year's tradition that doesn't get old. For the third year in a row Marilyn Maye brings back her exciting "By Request" format for a week of raucous revelry after ringing out 2013 with back-to-back shows on New Year's Eve. Maye's remarkable performances will be accompanied by pianist/conductor Billy Stritch, bassist Tom Hubbard, and drummer Ray Marchica. The party doesn't stop until Sunday January 12. (more...)

Adam Goldberg Joins Jim Gaffigan's Comedy Pilot for CBS
by TV News Desk - Dec 20, 2013

Deadline writes that Adam Goldberg has signed on to star opposite Jim Gaffigan in Gaffigan's comedy pilot for CBS. (more...)

Hugh Jackman Hosts TNT's CHRISTMAS IN WASHINGTON Tonight
by TV News Desk - Dec 20, 2013

Oscar(R) nominee, three-time Emmy(R) winner and Tony Award(R) winner Hugh Jackman is set to host TNT's annual holiday spectacular Christmas in Washington. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES December 13-20
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 20, 2013

Highlights this week include the opening of STEPHEN WARD, Kate Baldwin's portrait unveiling at Sardi's, and the Kennedy Center Honors, and more! (more...)

Photo Flash: STEPHEN WARD Opens at West End's Aldwych Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2013

Stephen Ward, which has music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and book and lyrics by playwright Christopher Hamptonand lyricist Don Black, opened last night, 19 December 2013 at the Aldwych Theatre. The production, directed byRichard Eyre, is currently previewing with booking to 1 March 2014. Set and Costume designs are by Rob Howell, with lighting by Peter Mumford, sound by Paul Groothuis, projection design by Jon Driscoll and choreography byStephen Mear. Stephen Ward is produced by Robert Fox Limited and The Really Useful Group. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from opening night below! (more...)

Richard M. Sherman, Kerry O'Malley, Bruce Vilanch and More Set for ONE STARRY NIGHT Benefit in LA, 1/13
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2013

Co-Producers Juliana Hansen and Jonathan White will present a one night only benefit performance, ONE STARRY NIGHT: Hollywood and Broadway Come Together to Fight ALS, on Monday, January 13, 2014 at 8pm, hosted by The Pasadena Playhouse. Joining the cast of ONE STARRY NIGHT will be Richard M. Sherman (two-time Academy Award-winner for Best Song and Best Score of Mary Poppins, who is being portrayed by Jason Schwartzman in the just-released Disney film Saving Mr. Banks), Kerry O'Malley, Amy Paffrath, Barry Pearl, Drew Seeley, Daniel Tatar, and Bruce Vilanch. (more...)

Sutton Foster, Frank Wildhorn, John Lloyd Young and More Set for Cafe Carlyle, Winter 2014
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2013

The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel has announced the lineup of artists comprising the legendary Cafe Carlyle's winter 2014 season. A number of celebrated artists will play the Cafe for the first time, and several longtime audience and critical favorites will return in new shows. (more...)

HUMP T-REX Follows the Adventures of a New Hero
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2013

Nursery rhymes are a well-known and well-loved part of childhood. They usually feature whimsical characters and a short story narrated in a rhyming format. Nursery rhymes are told in a way that they captivate the imagination of children and let them easily remember the words and scenarios. As a father to two little boys, Simon Gaffney is familiar with the magic of nursery rhymes. In 'Hump T-Rex,' he uses vibrant illustrations and a catchy rhyming narrative to craft a wonderful retelling of one of the most popular nursery rhymes - Humpty Dumpty. (more...)

Photo Flash: Emergency Services Respond After Apollo Theatre Ceiling Collapse
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2013

Seven people have been seriously injured after a ceiling collapsed at the Apollo Theatre tonight. 'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time' is currently playing at the venue, and was mid-performance when the incident occurred. The London Ambulance Service said that they had treated 81 walking wounded at the scene, many with head injuries, as well as seven more seriously hurt. However, none of the injuries are thought to be life-threatening. Scroll down for photos of emergency crews outside the theatre! (more...)

Debbie Gravitte's Holiday Spectacular Set for Ridgefield Playhouse Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2013

The most wonderful time of the year gets even brighter with music of the season presented by Tony Award winner Debbie Gravitte and her star-studded cast who will deck the halls at The Ridgefield Playhouse in three performances this year -- tonight, December 19, at 7:30 p.m., and Friday, December 20, at 5 p.m. & 8 p.m. (more...)

Latest: Seven Seriously Injured After Ceiling Collapse At Apollo Theatre
by Carrie Dunn - Dec 19, 2013

Seven people have been seriously injured after a ceiling collapse at the Apollo Theatre tonight. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is currently playing at the venue. (more...)

ARGO Writer Chris Terrio to Work on BATMAN VS. SUPERMAN Script
by Movies News Desk - Dec 18, 2013

Sources confirmed that Terrio was 'brought in to get the script in shape before filming begins. Goyer has been tied up with a number of other DC Comics titles including Sandman.' (more...)

ANCHORMAN's David Koechner Developing Sketch Variety Series for NBC
by TV News Desk - Dec 18, 2013

Lou Wallach will produce alongside THE OFFICE alum and former SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE player. (more...)

Hugh Jackman in Talks to Join PAN as Pirate 'Blackbeard'
by Movies News Desk - Dec 18, 2013

From Warner Bros., PAN follows an orphan into Neverland, where he saves the natives and starts an uprising against the pirates, who are led by Blackbeard. Captain Hook is also set to make an appearance as 'Pan's close ally before turning bad.' (more...)

Kristen Bell Reveals 'Veronica' Workshop Role in Musical Adaptation of 1980s Cult Classic HEATHERS
by Tyler Peterson - Dec 18, 2013

In an interview with The Daily Beast, Bell, currently featured in Disney's latest animated adventure FROZEN, announced that in workshops of the Off-Broadway-bound stage adaptation of Daniel Waters' iconic '80s film, HEATHERS, she played the misfit 'Veronica Sawyer,' originally made famous by Winona Ryder. (more...)

Brad Pitt in Talks to Join Tom Cruise in Racing Movie GO LIKE HELL
by Movies News Desk - Dec 18, 2013

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Pitt is in talks to join Cruise in Fox's GO LIKE HELL racing movie based the book by A.J. Baime. (more...)

Rob McClure, Joshua Henry & More to Celebrate MGM Musicals at LYRICS & LYRICISTS on 1/11
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2013

Follow Lyrics & Lyricists over the rainbow to the West Coast and the glory days of MGM. On January 11, 12and 13 Tony Award® winner Kathleen Marshall makes her L&L debut as guest artistic director for Going Hollywood, a singing, dancing, Technicolor celebration of the silver screen's greatest musicals, featuring Cameron Adams, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Joshua Henry, Jeremy Jordan, Rob McClure and Rachel York. (more...)

Reimagine's Nutrition Expert Keri Glassman Hosts Live Conversation on Healthful Holiday Meals Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2013

Reimagine, an online platform that empowers its members to thrive in the face of adversity, is teaming up with acclaimed nutrition expert, Keri Glassman to host a live chat about preparing healthful holiday meals. The virtual event will take place today, December 17, 2013 at 12:30 PM EST/3:30 PM EST and will be moderated by Reimagine's Community Director, Anna Shelton. (more...)

Fashion Photo of the Day 12/17/13 - Juliette Lewis
by Rachel Stone - Dec 17, 2013

Ahhh I love this dress on Juliette Lewis so much! She is like a chic fairy princess and everyone deserves a princess moment. After yesterday's Prada debacle, I am so thankful to see something as beautiful and fun as this purple and black Monique Lhuiller creation. It is very architectural and makes a grand statement but remains totally glamorous and very cool. (more...)

CLYBOURNE PARK to Run 1/18-2/16 at Cincinnati Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2013

The Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Broadway's Tony Award for Best Play. London's Olivier Award for Best New Play. There's only one show in history that can claim all three honors. The Playhouse is proud to kick off the second half of its Marx Theatre season with Bruce Norris' CLYBOURNE PARK, running Jan. 18 through Feb. 16. (more...)

New and Unique REX Debt+Share Royalties Website Announced by British Far East Holdings Ltd.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2013

The original www.RexRoyaltyFinancingCalculaor.com which allows users to analyze and display royalties also links to the newest of the websites, each of which is currently available for use without charge. (more...)

A.R.T.'s THE TEMPEST to Play the Smith Center, 4/5-13
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2013

The Smith Center for the Performing Arts presents the world premiere of THE TEMPEST, produced by the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at The Smith Center in Las Vegas April 5-13, 2014. The Smith Center's first ever co-production, THE TEMPEST is adapted and directed by Aaron Posner and Teller from the play by William Shakespeare, with magic by Teller, music by Tom Waits and movement by Matt Kent of Pilobolus. (more...)

Paul Nadler to Step in as Conductor 2/15 for Met Opera's RUSALKA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2013

Paul Nadler will conduct the February 15 performance of Dvorák's Rusalka, replacing the originally scheduled Yannick Nézet-Séguin. Nézet-Séguin will conduct the other five performances of Rusalka at the Met this season. (more...)

Patrick Page to Lead A.R.T.'s THE TEMPEST; Aaron Posner to Co-Direct with Famed Magician Teller
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2013

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the Artistic Direction of Diane Paulus, will present the last production of its 2013/14 Season, THE TEMPEST, adapted and directed by Aaron Posner and Teller from the play by William Shakespeare, with magic by Teller, music by Tom Waits, and movement by Matt Kent of Pilobolus Produced in association with The Smith Center for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas, Nevada, the production will begin performances in Cambridge on Saturday, May 10, 2014 at the Loeb Drama Center and run through Sunday, June 15, 2014. It will be available for press viewing from Wednesday, May 14 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Playwrights Set for Ensemble Free Theater Norway's BELARUSIAN DREAM THEATER
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2013

Ensemble Free Theater Norway (EFTN) announces the playwrights who will participate in Belarusian Dream Theater, an international performing arts event supporting freedom of expression in Belarus conceived and initiated by Brendan McCall, Artistic Director of EFTN. (more...)

Fashion Photo of the Day 12/16/13 - Kristen Wiig
by Rachel Stone - Dec 16, 2013

Okay, I love Kristen Wiig and I love Prada. But for some reason together I do not like - at least in this case. I really hate when a major designer I respect and usually adore comes out with a piece like this. What is that?! There is so much happening that I don't even know where to look first but I do know that it is bad. (more...)

Jonathan Groff, Tovah Feldshuh, Stephen Spinella & More Lead Red Bull Theater's TOO CLEVER BY HALF Reading Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2013

As previously announced, Red Bull Theater will present two RUSSIAN READINGS by Vladimir Nabokov and Alexander Ostrovsky this winter. The first took place last week on December 9 and the second is set for tonight, December 16 as part of its OBIE Award-winning Revelation Readings Series. The cast of tonight's reading includes Jonathan Groff, Tovah Feldshuh, Stephen Spinella, and more. (more...)

Hotel Rex Salon Series to Continue with Play Readings, Cabaret Showcase and More This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2013

Hotel Rex, a boutique hotel right in the heart of Union Square in San Francisco takes its inspiration from European art and literary salons of the 1920s and 30s (think bohemian Paris-book & poetry readings, literary salons, conversation, art shows, cabaret music paired with good wine & food). (more...)

Lindsay Lohan Writing Tell-All Book on Arrests, Stint in Rehab
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2013

TMZ reports that the beleaguered actress has begun working on a tell-all book, following her numerous arrests, 90-day court ordered stint in rehab, and her career - and a few major publishers are biting. (more...)

Dominick Ricca Releases Original New Fiction
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2013

An orphaned Tyrannosaurus Rex, an impotent young man and a man who could not die - these are just a few of the characters that await readers in author Dominick Ricca's new book. 'I, Tyrannosaurus Rex and Other Stories' is an anthology of highly original and darkly imaginative tales cuts through genres and offers something appetizing for any adult reader. (more...)

Photo Flash: Julia Roberts, Tracy Letts & More at AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY NY Premiere
by Movies News Desk - Dec 13, 2013

Julia Roberts, Abigail Breslin and more were among the stars who walked the red carpet at last night's New York premiere of the film adaptation of Tracy Letts' Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning drama AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, held at the Ziegfeld Theater. (more...)

Feinstein's at the Nikko to Welcome Joan Ryan, 1/23
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2013

Hotel Nikko San Francisco and Michael Feinstein are thrilled to welcome actress and singer Joan Ryan, who boasts an impressive four octave range, for her long-awaited return to the San Francisco cabaret stage with her self-titled show JOAN RYAN, LIVE!, written and directed by Andrew MacBean (Associate Director with Trevor Nunn on Andrew Lloyd Webber's Aspects of Love and Sunset Boulevard) and musical direction from Todd Schroeder (musical director for Sam Harris, Jason Alexander), on Thursday January 23, 2014 at 8 p.m. at Feinstein's At The Nikko (222 Mason Street) in San Francisco. Tickets for Joan Ryan range in price from $30-$40 and are available now by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketweb.com. (more...)

Fashion Photo of the Day 12/13/13 - Leslie Mann
by Rachel Stone - Dec 13, 2013

I had to finish out the week with one of my most favorite looks. Leslie Mann rocked a casual but chic white Viktor & Rolf jumpsuit with a Saint Laurent coat in the London premiere of Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues. We all know I live for jumpsuits, and just yesterday I talked (again) about my love for winter white. And here, Mann combined them as if it was a no-brainer. But guess what, I hadn't thought of a white jumpsuit! (more...)

Fashion Photo of the Day 12/12/13 - Khloe Kardashian
by Rachel Stone - Dec 12, 2013

Every time I see Khloe Kardashian she looks better and better. I thought she had really hit her stride last year as co-host on The X-Factor where week after week she was nailing it with fashion. I happily stand corrected. Kardashian stepped out yesterday for The Hollywood Reporter Women in Entertainment Breakfast wearing an A.L.C. white mini-dress that flaunted her curves and super long legs. I could not love this look more if you payed me - everything about it is spot on. (more...)

Hotel Rex Salon Series to Continue with Play Readings, Cabaret Showcase and More This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2013

Hotel Rex, a boutique hotel right in the heart of Union Square in San Francisco takes its inspiration from European art and literary salons of the 1920s and 30s (think bohemian Paris-book & poetry readings, literary salons, conversation, art shows, cabaret music paired with good wine & food). (more...)

REX HomeBuyer Helps Pacific Union Clients Buy More Home for Less Down Payment
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ Some of Pacific Union's Bay Area real estate clients are taking advantage of a whole new way to buy a home while saving cash in this current market of high prices: Rex HomeBuyer down-payment funding from San Francisco-based FirstRex. (more...)

20TH CENTURY BOY Announces 2014 UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2013

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New Chicago Artists Join the Goodman's Artistic Team for 2013-14 Playwrights Unit
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2013

A new crop of local talent joins Goodman Theatre's artistic team for the 2013/2014 Season. The four Chicago-based writers named to the fourth season of the Playwrights Unit-a year-long residency program designed to support and develop new works-include Andrew Hinderaker, Gift Theatre ensemble member; Mickle Maher, cofounder of Theater Oobleck; Anne Garcia-Romero, a resident playwright at Chicago Dramatists; and Laura Schellhardt, who oversees undergraduate playwriting at Northwestern University. A partnership with Chicago Dramatists, the Playwrights Unit meets twice per month with members of the Goodman's artistic team to discuss their plays-in-progress and provide feedback for one another. The program includes readings of the playwrights' works-in-progress at Chicago Dramatists in early 2014, and culminates in summer 2014 with staged readings of their completed works at the Goodman. Playwrights Unit alumni include Greg Allen, Alice Austen, Ike Holter and Christopher Oscar Peña (2012/2013 Season); Philip Dawkins, Nambi E. Kelley, Elaine Romero and Martin Zimmerman (2011/2012 Season); and Seth Bockley, Lisa Dillman, Laura Jacqmin and Rohina Malik (2010/2011 Season). (more...)

20th CENTURY BOY to Tour Prior to Hitting the West End, April 18
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2013

This brand new musical, inspired by the life of rock legend Marc Bolan, explodes onto the stage nearly four decades after the iconic star's tragic death. Featuring some of the greatest pop songs ever written, 20th Century Boy tells the story of Marc Bolan and his band T.Rex, exposing some of the myths and taking the audience on a journey through Marc's fascinating life. 20th Century Boy is a celebration of glam rock at its colourful best. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR at Chicago Shakespeare Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2013

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) presents William Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor, directed by CST Artistic Director Barbara Gaines. Embraced by audiences as one of Shakespeare's most popular comedies, The Merry Wives of Windsor is an energetic romp with the lovable rogue Sir John Falstaff, performed by Scott Jaeck, as he charms and conspires against the townspeople of Windsor, only to be outsmarted by Mistress Page and Mistress Ford, performed by Kelli Fox and Heidi Kettenring. Chicago Shakespeare's production will transport audiences to post-war England in the late 1940s with a soundtrack of spirited dance music. The Merry Wives of Windsor will run in CST's Courtyard Theater now through January 19, 2014. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Writer with Disability Pens THE GIFT OF A DISABILITY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2013

Author Richard Harris, born with a knubbed right hand with no fingers, unbolts the doors to his life and lets readers in on his experiences in 'The Gift of a Disability.' In this empowering, tell-all biography, he aims to inspire and give hope to readers, especially to those born with disabilities. A disabled man himself, he shares in a compelling saga his ability to cope with various vicissitudes of living with and triumphing over a physical disability, in a manner believed to be divinely inspired and commissioned as a gift to inspire himself and other disabled individuals toward lives of success and accomplishment. (more...)

BWW TV: First Look at Highlights of CST's THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 10, 2013

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) presents William Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor, directed by CST Artistic Director Barbara Gaines. Embraced by audiences as one of Shakespeare's most popular comedies, The Merry Wives of Windsor is an energetic romp with the loveable rouge Sir John Falstaff, performed by Scott Jaeck, as he charms and conspires against the townspeople of Windsor, only to be outsmarted by Mistress Page and Mistress Ford, performed by Kelli Foxand Heidi Kettenring. The Merry Wives of Windsor is nonw running in CST's Courtyard Theater through January 19, 2014. BroadwayWorld has a first look below! (more...)

Hailee Steinfeld in Talks to Star in TEN THOUSAND SAINTS Film Adaptation
by Movies News Desk - Dec 10, 2013

According to Deadline, Hailee Steinfeld is currently in talks to star in the film adaptation of Eleanor Henderson's 2011 novel TEN THOUSAND SAINTS. Oscar nominees Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini are set to direct the film, featuring a script which they co-wrote. (more...)

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