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Now Playing Onstage in Thousand Oaks - Week of 3/09/2014
by BWW - Mar 9, 2014

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Breaking News: Lin-Manuel Miranda & Karen Olivo to Star in tick, tick...BOOM! for Encores! FAUST and PUMP BOYS Announced
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2014

This just in! New York City Center's acclaimed Encores! Off-Center series, under the artistic direction of Jeanine Tesori, will return this summer for a second season of landmark Off-Broadway musicals. The season opens with Jonathan Larson's tick, ticků BOOM!, June 25 - 28, starring Lin-Manuel Miranda and Karen Olivo, directed by Oliver Butler, and continues with a one-night only performance of Randy Newman'sFaust: The Concert, with Randy Newman as the Devil, directed by Thomas Kail, on July 1. Pump Boys and Dinettes, withbook, music and lyrics by John Foley, Mark Hardwick, Debra Monk, Cass Morgan, John Schimmel and Jim Wann , directed by Lear deBessonet and choreographed by Danny Mefford, wraps up the season, running July 16 - 19. Chris Fenwick is the Encores! Off-Center music director. (more...)

At the Helm! BWW Rounds Up This Season's Broadway Directors
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 9, 2014

Broadway stars might boast the biggest fan-bases, but without their directors, the vehicle driving their talents could easily swerve off the tracks. Keeping the runaway train at bay are season's bold Broadway 'conductors'. Scroll down to learn more about this season's intrepid and imaginative leaders! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 3/09/2014
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Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 3/09/2014
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Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 3/09/2014
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Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 3/09/2014
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Now Playing Onstage in Miami - Week of 3/09/2014
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Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 3/09/2014
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Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 3/09/2014
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Now Playing Onstage in Raleigh - Week of 3/09/2014
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Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 3/09/2014
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Tony Winner Harriet Harris Joins Christian Borle in NBC Comedy Pilot LIFESAVER
by TV News Desk - Mar 7, 2014

Deadline writes that Tony winner Harriet Harris has signed on for NBC's LIFESAVER comedy pilot from writer Will Calhoun, opposite fellow Broadway alum Christian Borle. (more...)

Heidi Blickenstaff, Jay Armstrong Johnson and Jessica Molaskey Join Encores THE MOST HAPPY FELLA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2014

Casting is complete for the New York City Center Encores! production of Frank Loesser's The Most Happy Fella, running for seven performances, April 2 - 6, 2014. (more...)

Stiles & Drewe, BOOK OF MORMON's Gavin Creel and More Set for Charing Cross Theatre's SINGULAR SENSATIONS Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2014

Edward Seckerson - former presenter of BBC Radio 3's long-running musical theatre show Stage and Screen continues to host a series of in-depth encounters with the stars of musical theatre at London's Charing Cross Theatre. (more...)

Feral Tale Theatricals and Rudy Foundation to Present FERAL: A CLOSE AND PERSONAL CABARET, 3/14
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2014

Feral Tale Theatricals in association with the Rudy Foundation present Intimate Feral: A Close and Personal Cabaret on Friday, March 14th, beginning 7 p.m. at the Summerlin Library and Performing Arts Center. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Versatile Singer/Actress Susan Egan Performs Delightful Concert with Arcadia High School Students
by Don Grigware - Mar 3, 2014

On Saturday March 1 Arcadia Performing Arts Foundation presented Broadway star Susan Egan, who originated the role of 'Belle' in Disney's Beauty and the Beast on Broadway, as part of its first season at the Arcadia Performing Arts Center. Joining Egan on stage were the sixty-member Arcadia Stage, the theatre student program at Arcadia High School. They sang four songs with Egan, and then two from their upcoming production of Curtains, which will open March 20. (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse Receives Grants in Support of Ayad Akhtar's THE WHO & THE WHAT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2014

La Jolla Playhouse is the recipient of three prestigious and highly-competitive grants to support its world-premiere production of The Who & The What, by 2013 Pulitzer Prize winner Ayad Akhtar, directed by Kimberly Senior, running February 11 - March 9 in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre. The grants include the Edgerton Foundation New American Plays Award, as well awards from The Laurents/Hatcher Foundation and The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation Theatre Visions Fund. (more...)

Cheyenne Jackson to Return to Birdland with Stephanie J. Block, 3/27 & 3/29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2014

The Broadway at Birdland concert series is pleased to announce that Broadway/television leading man CHEYENNE JACKSON will return to the historic music room for two shows only on Thursday, March 27 and Saturday, March 29, with shows at 6:15pm. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Baltimore - Week of 3/02/2014
by BWW - Mar 2, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 3/02/2014
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Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 3/02/2014
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Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 3/02/2014
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Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 3/02/2014
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Now Playing Onstage in Miami - Week of 3/02/2014
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Now Playing Onstage in Richmond - Week of 3/02/2014
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I LOVE LUCY LIVE ON STAGE Makes Texas Premiere at Bass Hall, Now thru 3/16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

Performing Arts Fort Worth will present the Texas premiere of I LOVE LUCY LIVE ON STAGE, the brand-new, nationally touring hit stage show adapted from the most beloved program in television history. The show runs today, March 11-16, 2014, at Bass Performance Hall. (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway Producer Hal Luftig Visits Dreyfoos School of the Arts
by Michelle Petrucci - Mar 10, 2014

Last week, Dreyfoos School of the Arts in West Palm Beach, FL welcomed Legally Blonde's Original Producer Hal Luftig to the school for a day of master classes with DSOA theatre students and a performance of DSOA's production of Legally Blonde. Luftig, winner of four Tony Awards and Producer of such Broadway hits as Kinky Boots, Evita, Legally Blonde, Movin' Out and Thoroughly Modern Millie, enlightened the young actors about the theatre business and will hopefully return in the future! (more...)

Broadway's Original 'Belle' Susan Egan Performs at Arcadia Performing Arts Center Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2014

Arcadia Performing Arts Foundation presents Broadway star Susan Egan, who originated the role of 'Belle' in Disney's Beauty and the Beast on Broadway, as part of its first season at the Arcadia Performing Arts Center, tonight, March 1 at 8pm. Joining Egan on stage is the sixty-member Arcadia Stage, the theatre student program at Arcadia High School. They will sing four songs with Egan, and then two from their upcoming production of Curtains. (more...)

Stoneham Theatre Presents SOMETHING'S AFOOT, Now thru 3/23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

Stoneham Theatre's upcoming Mainstage production of the musical mystery comedy Something's Afoot is a reunion of sorts. Director Caitlin Lowans has assembled a cast of Stoneham Theatre favorites who will be familiar to Stoneham Theatre audiences as well as audiences around the Greater Boston Area. (more...)

Kate Baldwin & Graham Rowat to Star in Berkshire Theatre Group's A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC this Summer
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

Berkshire Theatre Group is pleased to announce Tony Award and Drama Desk nominated actress Kate Baldwin, and husband, Broadway and television actor Graham Rowat in the roles of Countess Charlotte Malcolm and Count Carl-Magnus Malcolm for BTG's 2014 summer musical, Stephen Sondheim's A Little Night Music. (more...)

Tony Nominees Meg Bussert, Stephanie D'Abruzzo and More Set for TOO LEGIT TO QUIT 3 at the Laurie Beechman, 3/23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

Tony Award nominee Meg Bussert (Camelot, Brigadoon, The Music Man), Tony Nominee Stephanie D'Abruzzo (Avenue Q, I Love You Because), Aaron Ramey (Thoroughly Modern Millie, The Bridges of Madison County) and Julie Reiber (Wicked, Priscilla Queen of the Desert ) are among the artists taking part in Too Legit to Quit 3: a Riff-Free Evening at the Movies, March 23rd at the Laurie Beechman Theatre in New York City. (more...)

ALL THE WAY, PIPPIN & More Nominated for 2014 IRNE Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

The Nominating Committee of the Independent Reviewers of New England has just announced nominees for the 2014 IRNE Awards. The Independent Reviewers of New England (IRNE) Awards, founded by Beverly Creasey of the Journal Newspapers and Larry Stark of TheaterMirror in 1997, recognize the extraordinary wealth of talent in the Boston theatre community. (more...)

I LOVE LUCY LIVE ON STAGE to Make Texas Premiere at Bass Hall, 3/11-16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

Performing Arts Fort Worth will present the Texas premiere of I LOVE LUCY LIVE ON STAGE, the brand-new, nationally touring hit stage show adapted from the most beloved program in television history. The show runs March 11-16, 2014, at Bass Performance Hall. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Actress/Singer Susan Egan Talks About March 1 Concert at Arcadia High School
by Don Grigware - Feb 25, 2014

Prolific Broadway singer/actress Susan Egan will perform a benefit concert on March 1 at Arcadia High School. She talks about the concert and other career tidbits in our chat below. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 2/23/2014
by BWW - Feb 23, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 2/23/2014
by BWW - Feb 23, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Miami - Week of 2/23/2014
by BWW - Feb 23, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 2/23/2014
by BWW - Feb 23, 2014

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Leslie Uggams Performs Tonight at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2014

Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) has announced the launch of a 2014 winter concert series. Making her debut at the Bucks County Playhouse is Tony and Emmy Award-winning Leslie Uggams, whose career has spanned Broadway, Hollywood and concert stages around the world. In AN EVENING WITH Leslie Uggams directed by Michael Bush, Leslie will perform a variety of her classic, signature songs all in one evening audiences won't forget. One performance only: tonight, February 22nd at 8pm. (more...)

Broadway's Christian Borle to Star in NBC Comedy Pilot LIFESAVER
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

Deadline reports that Tony winner Christian Borle will be returning to NBC following his gig in the network's live SOUND OF MUSIC with a starring role in LIFESAVER, a comedy pilot from writer Will Calhoun. (more...)

Justin Guarini and Leslie Uggams Set for Bucks County Playhouse, Feb 2014
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) has announced the launch of a 2014 winter concert series, kicking off with the World Premiere of JUSTIN GUARINI LOVESICK, a new show from Justin Guarini and directed by Gordon Greenberg. (more...)

Kathleen Marshall to Direct New Version of THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN at Denver Center in 2014-15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

A new adaptation of Meredith Willson's classic musical THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN will kick off the Denver Center Theatre Company's 2014/15 season, according to Producing Artistic Director Kent Thompson. Three-time Tony Award nominee Dick Scanlan combines his spirited new book with never before heard songs from the catalogue of Willson, who is also creator of the beloved The Music Man. The production will be helmed by three-time Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall as director and choreographer. (more...)

Way Off Broadway to Host THE SOUND OF MUSIC Sing-A-Long, 3/2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre's 2014 Season-opener of Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic The Sound of Music has been enchanting audiences since it opened on January 17th, kicking off the theatre's 20th Anniversary Platinum Season. On Sunday, March 2nd, Way Off Broadway will be offering a special Sing-A-Long performance of the show where the audience will be encouraged to sing the songs along with the cast. (more...)

Public Theater's FUN HOME Cast Recording Released Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2014

The Public Theater previously announced that PS Classics, the label dedicated to the heritage of Broadway and American popular song, would record and release the original cast recording of the acclaimed Public Theater musical FUN HOME, directed by Sam Gold and featuring music by Jeanine Tesori and book and lyrics by Lisa Kron. Fox Theatricals and Barbara Whitman are serving as the recording's executive producers. Based on Alison Bechdel's graphic novel, FUN HOME was recorded on Monday, December 2 and is being released as a single disc today, February 18, 2014. (more...)

AMERICAN IDIOT Tour Rocks the National Theatre, Now thru 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2014

The national tour of Green Day's AMERICAN IDIOT, the explosive Broadway hit, makes its Washington premiere tonight, February 18, and continues through the 23rd at National Theatre as part of the Broadway at the National subscription series. (more...)

Photo Flash: Irish Rep's TRANSPORT Opens Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2014

TRANSPORT has direction and set design by three-time Tony Award-winning director and designer Tony Walton, choreography by Barry McNabb (Irish Rep's FINIAN'S RAINBOW, STREETS OF NEW YORK) and music direction by John Bell. TRANSPORT will be performed now through April 6th, 2014 on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage of the Irish Repertory Theatre (132 West 22nd Street). The Press Opening is scheduled for tonight, February 16th. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 2/16/2014
by BWW - Feb 16, 2014

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Aled Jones to Host Julie Andrews' UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

Iconic star of stage and screen Dame Julie Andrews will be coming to the U.K. this May for a tour of speaking engagements, where lucky fans will enjoy a special evening with the much loved legend from the world of entertainment. (more...)

Justin Guarini and Leslie Uggams Set for Bucks County Playhouse Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) has announced the launch of a 2014 winter concert series, kicking off with the World Premiere of JUSTIN GUARINI LOVESICK, a new show from Justin Guarini and directed by Gordon Greenberg. (more...)

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