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Photo Flash: First Look - Whoopi Goldberg Guest-Stars on THE MIDDLE Tonight, 5/2
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2012

Whoopi Goldberg will guest star on today's (May 2nd) episode of the ABC comedy THE MIDDLE. In the episode entitled 'The Guidance Counselor', Sue finds a kindred spirit in her awkward school guidance counselor, Jane Marsh (Goldberg), who inspires her to reinvent herself. (more...)

Photo Flash: SMASH 'Preview' Episode Featuring Marc Kudish
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2012

On the May 7 episode of NBC's SMASH entitled 'Previews', 'Bombshell' faces its first audience just as a major crisis hits Rebecca Duvall (special guest star Uma Thurman). (more...)

Nominee Reactions: Christian Borle for PETER AND THE STARCATCHER - 'Watching EMPIRE STRIKES BACK'
by BWW - May 1, 2012

Christian Borle, Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play for PETER AND THE STARCATCHER 'It's been an awfully nice morning! I'm happy and just so very proud of the show. It's been a few years leading up to now. This is just enormously gratifying. I woke up this morning and turned on NY1 and watched. I just got a new sound bar for my TV so I think I'm going to sit down and watch 'The Empire Strikes Back.' That will be my celebration for the day!' (more...)

Nominee Reactions: Rob Ashford for EVITA - 'It's a Thrill to Reinvent Things'
by BWW - May 1, 2012

'I'm feeling quite happy right now! It's quite a nice surprise to wake up to! I got the news this morning from my agent, who also happens to be a close friend. It's always such an honor to be acknowedged and to have your work recognized. Especially when you've been around a while, its a thrill to be able tio change things and reinvent things. I feel deeply honored. There might have to be an extra special glass of cabernet with dinner tonight to celebrate!' (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - Whoopi Goldberg Guest Stars on THE MIDDLE, 5/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2012

Whoopi Goldberg will guest star on the May 2nd episode of the ABC comedy THE MIDDLE. In the episode entitled 'The Guidance Counselor', Sue finds a kindred spirit in her awkward school guidance counselor, Jane Marsh (Goldberg), who inspires her to reinvent herself. (more...)

WONDERLAND to Play Japan's Aoyama Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2012

Frank Wildhorn's WONDERLAND, which opened on Broadway last Spring, will make its international premiere at Tokyo's Aoyama Theatre in Fall 2012. Set to star in the production are Kei Aran and Megumi Hamada. Hiromi Suzuki will direct. The production will run November 18-December 4. Click here for tickets. (more...)

2007 Pulitzer Winner RABBIT HOLE at Contra Costa Civic Theatre, 4/6-29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2012

Rabbit Hole plays Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, Sunday matinees April 15th, 22th, and 29th at 2pm, opening April 6th and closing April 29th. Tickets are $20, $11 for ages 16 and under and may be purchased online at www.ccct.org or by phone at 510-524-9132. Contra Costa Civic Theatre is located at 951 Pomona Avenue (at Moeser) El Cerrito, with free parking in an adjoining lot. (more...)

Julian Ovenden to Star in FINDING NEVERLAND Musical in UK
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2012

The Daily Mail UK reports that Julian Ovenden will star in a musical version of the film Finding Neverland, which starred Johhny Depp and Kate Winslet and followed the the story of J.M. Barrie's inspiration for his famous children's book, Peter Pan. (more...)

Cheyenne Jackson's First Single DRIVE Available on iTunes 5/10!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2012

Cheyenne Jackson has announced on Twitter that his first single and music video 'Drive' will be available on iTunes and YouTube on May 10. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 4/30/12
by - Apr 30, 2012

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 4/30/12. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - Whoopi Goldberg Guest Stars on ABC's THE MIDDLE, 5/2
by Stage Tube - Apr 30, 2012

Whoopi Goldberg will guest star as Sue's guidance counselor on this Wednesday's episode of the ABC comedy THE MIDDLE. In the episode entitled, 'The Guidance Counselor', Sue finds a kindred spirit in her awkward school guidance counselor, Jane Marsh (Goldberg), who inspires her to reinvent herself. (more...)

Kurt Peterson & Victoria Mallory Reunite for 'When Everything Was Possible' Concert Tonight, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2012

James William Productions and Stephenie Skyllas present Kurt Peterson and Victoria Mallory in When Everything Was Possible, A Concert (with comments), for one night only tonight, April 29th (7:30pm) at New York City Center (131 West 55th Street, between 6th and 7th Avenues), as a benefit for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. They are joined by a thirteen-piece band (Michael Rafter, Music Director), playing new orchestrations by Tony Award winner Jonathan Tunick. Larry Moss directs, with musical staging by Joshua Bergasse ("Smash"). Carolyn Wong provides lighting design, with sound design by Leon Rothenberg and projection design by Telegraphicmedia. (more...)

Kurt Peterson & Victoria Mallory Reunite in WHEN EVERYTHING WAS POSSIBLE Concert, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2012

James William Productions and Stephenie Skyllas will present Kurt Peterson and Victoria Mallory in 'When Everything Was Possible, A Concert (with comments),' for one night only, Sunday April 29th (7:30pm) at New York City Center (131 West 55th Street, between 6th and 7th Avenues), as a benefit for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. They will be joined by a thirteen-piece band (Michael Rafter, Music Director), playing new orchestrations by Tony Award winner Jonathan Tunick. Larry Moss directs, with musical staging by Joshua Bergasse ("Smash"). Carolyn Wong will provide lighting design, with sound design by Leon Rothenberg and projection design by Telegraphicmedia. (more...)

Free Costume Exhibit to Benefit Maltz Jupiter Theatre, 4/16-29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2012

The award-winning Maltz Jupiter Theatre celebrates the style and fashion of unforgettable moments from nine seasons of the Theatre's hit shows with an exhibit of retrospective costumes, slated for April 16-29 at the Grand Court in The Gardens Mall. (more...)

Dundalk Community Theatre Presents ALL SHOOK UP, 5/4-13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2012

Dundalk Community Theatre brings to stage the new musical comedy, set in the 1950's and based on the music of Elvis Presley: ALL SHOOK UP, from May 4 to May 13. (more...)

Gwyneth Paltrow in Talks to Star in FINDING NEVERLAND Musical?
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2012

The Daily Mail's Baz Bamigboye today reports that Gwyneth Paltrow has been offered a role in the musical version of FINDING NEVERLAND, which will play Leicester's Curve Theatre in September 2012. Paltrow would play 'Sylvia Llewelyn Davies', whose children inspired J.M. Barrie to write Peter Pan. Julian Overden is currently set to lead the production, which will be directed and choreographed by Rob Ashford. (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse Premieres HANDS ON A HARDBODY, Now thru 6/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2012

La Jolla Playhouse announces its first production of the 2012/13 season: the world-premiere musical Hands on a Hardbody, written by Pulitzer Prize winner and La Jolla Playhouse 2011 Gala Honoree Doug Wright (I Am My Own Wife), Amanda Green (Bring It On: The Musical) and Trey Anastasio of the popular band Phish, with direction by Neil Pepe (Speed-the-Plow) and choreography by Benjamin Millepied (BLACK SWAN), running tonight, April 27 through June 10, 2012 in the Mandell Weiss Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: Newlyweds Christopher Sieber and Kevin Burrows on the Cover of NEXT Magazine!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2012

Next Magazine's special Gay Wedding Issue features newlyweds Christopher Sieber and Kevin Burrows on the cover. Inside the issue, on stands now, Chris and Kevin talk about first meeting backstage at Beauty and the Beast and how a simple work romance evolved into a love of a lifetime. Check out the cover below! (more...)

Tony Award-Winner Leslie Uggams' UPTOWN DOWNTOWN Album Released
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2012

Uptown Downtown, the new CD by Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress, singer, and recording artist Leslie Uggams (On Golden Pond, King Headley II, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Anything Goes, Jerry's Girls, Her First Roman, Hallelujah, Baby! and television's Roots) is now available for download at iTunes, CDBaby.com, and Amazon.com. This 2-CD cast album includes 21 tracks (24 songs) from her critically acclaimed one-woman musical autobiography that charts her historic career from Harlem (Uptown) to Broadway (Downtown), and everywhere in between. (more...)

Maltz Jupiter Theatre's Costume Retrospective Raises Nearly $40,000
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2012

The Maltz Jupiter Theatre's kick-off event to unveil its 10th anniversary celebration retrospective costume exhibit at The Gardens Mall raised nearly $40,000 for the not-for-profit professional Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: 'FLAT STANLEY' at Way Off Broadway Children's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2012

The Way Off Broadway Children's Theatre's production of THE MUSICAL ADVENTURES OF FLAT STANLEY runs through July 14th with performances every Saturday afternoon and the 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month, with select added weekdays. See photos from the production below! (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse Announces HANDS ON A HARDBODY, 4/27-6/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2012

La Jolla Playhouse announces its first production of the 2012/13 season: the world-premiere musical HANDS ON A HARDBODY, written by Pulitzer Prize winner and La Jolla Playhouse 2011 Gala Honoree Doug Wright (I AM MY OWN WIFE), Amanda Green (BRING IT ON: THE MUSICAL) and Trey Anastasio of the popular band Phish, with direction by Neil Pepe (SPEED-THE-PLOW) and choreography by Benjamin Millepied ('Black Swan'), running April 27 - June 10, 2012 in the Mandell Weiss Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - Sutton Foster and Kelly Bishop in BUNHEADS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2012

ABC Family has begun production on the new drama series, BUNHEADS, filming in Los Angeles. Set to premiere on Monday, June 11th at 9:00pm ET/PT, BUNHEADS is the tale of a Las Vegas showgirl who impulsively marries a man, moves to his sleepy coastal town, and takes an uneasy role at her new mother-in-law's dance school. Get a first look at series stars Sutton Foster and Kelly Bishop below! (more...)

Casa Mañana Announces Nominees For Twelfth Annual Betty Lynn Buckley Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2012

Casa Mañana today announced the nominees for this year's Twelfth Annual Betty Lynn Buckley Awards, held Thursday, May 24, 2012, at 7:30 p.m. at Casa Mañana Theatre, presented by the Ann L. and Carol Greene Rhodes Charitable Trust, Bank of America, Trustee. (more...)

Cheyenne Jackson to Appear on 30 ROCK's Upcoming Live Episode, 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2012

According to TVLine.com, Broadway vet Cheyenne Jackson will reprise his role of Danny on the NBC comedy 30 ROCK when it airs its second live episode on April 26. (more...)

Kurt Peterson & Victoria Mallory Reunite in WHEN EVERYTHING WAS POSSIBLE Concert, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2012

James William Productions and Stephenie Skyllas will present Kurt Peterson and Victoria Mallory in 'When Everything Was Possible, A Concert (with comments),' for one night only, Sunday April 29th (7:30pm) at New York City Center (131 West 55th Street, between 6th and 7th Avenues), as a benefit for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. They will be joined by a thirteen-piece band (Michael Rafter, Music Director), playing new orchestrations by Tony Award winner Jonathan Tunick. Larry Moss directs, with musical staging by Joshua Bergasse ("Smash"). Carolyn Wong will provide lighting design, with sound design by Leon Rothenberg and projection design by Telegraphicmedia. (more...)

Northlight Theatre Presents TITLE OF SHOW, May 4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2012

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents [title of show] with music and lyric by Jeff Bowen and the book by Hunter Bell, directed by Peter Amster. The production runs May 4 - June 10, 2012 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd. The press opening is on Friday, May 11, 2012. Tickets for [title of show],$25-60, are available by phone at 847.673.6300, or online at northlight.org. Young Adult tickets (25 and under) are $10 (one per person with valid ID). (more...)

Sandra Turley Releases Debut Album
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2012

Les Miserables Broadway star Sandra Turley released her debut album featuring a collection of popular musical hits. She teamed up with Shadow Mountain Records to produce the self-titled album Sandra Turley: On Broadway. (more...)

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES Starring Hamilton and Sieber Comes to Houston, 4/24-5/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2012

La Cage Aux Folles starring George Hamilton and Christopher Sieber is presented by Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) at the Hobby Center April 24 - May 6, 2012. (more...)

Way Off Broadway Announces MAY MUSICAL MADNESS Special
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2012

The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre and Children's Theatre has announced that it will cut ticket prices now thru May 20th. The new ticket prices will be $38 for dinner and show to see the current Mainstage production of Jekyll & Hyde - The Musical and $13 for lunch and show for the Children's Theatre's presentation of The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Catching Up with FREUD'S LAST SESSION's Jim Stanek
by Jena Tesse Fox - Apr 23, 2012

Jim Stanek talks about Freud's Last Session, CS Lewis, joy and the challenges of a life in the theater. (more...)

Lost Musicals Presents FLAHOOLEY and Cole Porter's ALADDIN, May & Aug 2012
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2012

The 2012 LOST MUSICALS season presents two extraordinary musical productions - the fantastical 1951 FLAHKOLEY and Cole Porter's magical 1958 ALADDIN at the Lillian Baylis Studio, Sadler's Wells in May and August 2012. (more...)

Get $35 Seats to 92Y's Lyrics & Lyricists: Cole Porter & Noel Coward
by Contests Broadway - Apr 20, 2012

92Y presents a weekend of concerts dedicated to the masters of wordplay, Noel Coward and Cole Porter, with witty songs like "Mad Dogs and Englishmen" and "I Get a Kick Out of You." As a Broadway World email subscriber, you have the exclusive opportunity to purchase $35 seats (savings up to $30)! (more...)

Terrace Plaza Playhouse Presents THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE, 4/20-6/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2012

Terrace Plaza Playhouse presents Thoroughly Modern Millie April 20, - June 2, 2012 every Friday, Saturday and Monday evening at 7:30 PM. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek of Sutton Foster in BUNHEADS!
by Stage Tube - Apr 18, 2012

ABC Family has given the greenlight to the new drama series BUNHEADS, which s set to premiere on June 11. Executive-produced by Amy Sherman-Palladino ('Gilmore Girls') and headlined by Tony Award-winning actor Sutton Foster, BUNHEADS is the tale of a Las Vegas showgirl who impulsively marries a man, moves to his sleepy coastal town, and takes an uneasy role at her new mother-in-law's dance school. Check out the just-released clip form the series below! (more...)

TUTS Announces 2012 Tommy Tune Awards Winners!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2012

The 2012 Tommy Tune Awards winners have been announced! To a crowd of more than 2,500 people, Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) declared the winners of TUTS' tenth annual Tommy Tune Awardson the evening of Tuesday, April 17, at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts. Adding extra excitement to the evening, the award ceremony's namesake and nine-time Tony Award winner Tommy Tune made a special appearance to kick off the show and to present the night's top honor. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 4/18- THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE
by Stage Tube - Apr 18, 2012

Today in 2002, Thoroughly Modern Millie opened at the Marquis Theatre, where it ran for 903 performances. Thoroughly Modern Millie is a musical with music by Jeanine Tesori, lyrics by Dick Scanlan, and a book by Richard Morris and Scanlan. Based on the 1967 film of the same name, it tells the story of a small-town girl, Millie Dillmount, who comes to New York City to marry for money instead of love - a thoroughly modern aim in 1922, when women were just entering the workforce. The production subsequently won six 2002 Tony Awards, including Best Musical and Best Actress in a Musical for Sutton Foster. (more...)

Photo Flash: Marriott Theatre's PIRATES OF PENZANCE on Opening Night!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2012

The exuberant musical theater masterpiece from the clever pens of W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan, THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE opened at the Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, IL, April 13 and runs through June 10. See photos of the cast and more on opening night below! (more...)

Free Costume Exhibit Benefits Maltz Jupiter Theatre, 4/16-29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2012

The award-winning Maltz Jupiter Theatre celebrates the style and fashion of unforgettable moments from nine seasons of the Theatre's hit shows with an exhibit of retrospective costumes, slated for April 16-29 at the Grand Court in The Gardens Mall. (more...)

TUTS to Present THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS, 6/5-17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2012

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) is proudly producing a Texas original musical, The Best Little Whorehouse In Texas, running June 5 - 17 at the Hobby Center for The Performing Arts. (more...)

The John W. Engeman Theater Presents 42nd STREET, April 14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2012

The John W. Engeman Theater presents four time Tony Award Winning Musical, 42nd STREET, beginning with previews on Thursday, April 12, 2012 at 8:00 p.m., an official opening on Saturday, April 14 at 8:00 p.m. and running through June 17, 2012. Tickets are on sale for $60 and may be purchased by calling (631) 261-2900, by visiting www.engemantheater.com, or at the Engeman Theater Box Office at 250 Main Street, Northport. (more...)

Drury Lane's 2012-13 Season To Feature Five Films Brought to the Stage
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2012

Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane, known for producing acclaimed, innovative and classic musicals and comedies, announces its 2012-2013 season featuring five glorious films brought to new life on stage. (more...)

XANADU replaces PROMISES, PROMISES in Drury Lane Theatre's Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2012

Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane, known for producing acclaimed, innovative and classic musicals and comedies, announces its 2012-2013 season featuring five glorious films brought to new life on stage. (more...)

Kevin Earley, Omar Lopez-Cepero Lead Marriott Theatre's THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE, Opening 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2012

THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE will be presented at The Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, IL, previewing April 4, opening April 13 and running through June 10 (more...)

Kim Crosby, Original Cinderella, to Play Baker's Wife in INTO THE WOODS at Little Springfield Theatre, MO, May 13-29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2012

Kim Crosby will play the Baker's Wife in the Springfield Little Theatre's INTO THE WOODS, which plays May 13-29 in Springfield, MO. Crosby created the role of Cinderella in the 1987 INTO THE WOODS, first at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego and then on Broadway. Cinderella's Prince was played by Robert Westenberg, who Crosby later married. (more...)

Rachel York, Aaron Lazar and More Join Megan Hilty in Encores! GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2012

Rachel York will join Megan Hilty in the Encores! production of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, opening May 9 at New York City Center. York will play the brunette, Dorothy Shaw, best friend of Lorelei, the diamond-loving blonde played by Hilty. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes will be directed by John Rando with music direction by Rob Berman and choreography by Randy Skinner and will play for seven performances, May 9 - 13, at New York City Center, 55th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues. (more...)

Anticipation Builds for 2012 Staging of Show Hope's CINDERELLA, ENCHANTED EDITION
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2012

Anticipation is building for Show Hope's third annual presentation of Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic musical Cinderella, Enchanted Edition, which takes to the Schermerhorn Symphony stage on Thursday, April 12, with Jessica Grove taking over the role of Cinderella previously played by Ally Mausey and Ryan Silverman as her Prince (the role played the first two years by Anthony Fedorov). (more...)

Lucy Durack, Matthew Robinson & More Perform CABARET SOIRÉE DownStairs at the Maj, 6/20-7/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2012

The Cabaret Soirée season is back DownStairs at the Maj every Wednesday to Saturday from 20 June to 21 July 2012 with a line up of national and local cabaret artists headlining five fresh and original shows. (more...)

Photo Flash: Kevin Earley, Patricia Noonan, et al. Lead Marriott Lincolnshire's PIRATES OF PENZANCE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2012

THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE will be presented at The Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, IL, opening April 13 and running through June 10, directed by Multi-Jeff Award Winner Dominic Missimi. (more...)

Harriet Harris, Simon Jones Lead Guthrie Theater's HAY FEVER, Opens 3/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2012

The Guthrie Theater today announced complete casting for its first-ever production of Hay Fever, Noel Coward's sensational and highly entertaining comedy of manners, playing March 10 - April 22, 2012, on the Wurtele Thrust Stage. (more...)

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