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The House Theatre of Chicago to Present THE NUTCRACKER, 11/6-12/8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

The House Theatre of Chicago brings holiday cheer with its fifth annual return of their all-original, family-friendly The Nutcracker playing at the The Chopin Theatre Upstairs Theatre, 1543 W. Division, November 6 - December 28. (more...)

2014 Life Time Tri Series Comes to Oceanside, 10/26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

Nearly 1,000 professional and amateur triathletes will descend upon Oceanside, Calif. on Sunday, October 26 to compete in the 2014 Life Time Tri Oceanside, presented by Toyota, in beautiful Oceanside Harbor. The event, produced by Life Time - The Healthy Way of Life Company (NYSE:LTM), is the final event in the 2014 Life Time Tri series and is also the Toyota Triple Crown Series finale. (more...)

CARRIE - THE MUSICAL Makes Melbourne Premiere at Chapel off Chapel Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

Ghost Light in association with Moving Light Productions will present the Melbourne premiere of CARRIE- THE MUSICAL for a three-week season at Chapel Off Chapel from tonight, September 25. (more...)

Scoop: ARROW on THE CW - Wednesday, October 15, 2014
by - Sep 25, 2014

Get all the scoop on ARROW, airing on THE CW on Wednesday, October 15, 2014! (more...)

Seamless strengthens its management team
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

Seamless (OMX:SEAM), the company behind the mobile wallet SEQR, recruits James Connelly as its Global Sales Director and a new member of the corporate management team. James most recently comes from the position as the UK General Manager of Affinion International and senior management positions at General Electric (GE), and he has extensive experience working with financial services and driving and cultivating sales. In connection with James' joining the company, Bogdan Sacuiu will leave the corporate management team. (more...)

BWW Recap: Multiple Monsters Make Mayhem on SONS OF ANARCHY
by Desiree Fantal - Sep 24, 2014

Episode three opened on a lighthearted note. The SAMCRO boys had taken a break from running amok around Charming, to sit in on the filming of Red Woody's first porn film, 'Skankenstein.' From the bit we got to see, it seemed like a sci-fi, lesbian romp, and our favorite gang club members were having a wonderful time. However, the glee stopped there (more...)

Clarence Brown Theatre to Present THE MIRACLE WORKER, 10/2-19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

Few stories are as timeless -- or reveal the courage and resilience of the human spirit -- as 'The Miracle Worker,' which will run on the Clarence Brown Theatre mainstage October 2 - 19, 2014. (more...)

Berkeley Rep to Present PARTY PEOPLE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

Berkeley Repertory Theatre proudly announces the Bay Area premiere of Party People, a high-wattage fusion of story and song about the legacy of the Black Panthers and Young Lords. In the 1960s these revolutionaries fought injustice, provided free food and medical care for their communities - and struggled against a government determined to suppress them. (more...)

Street Theatre Company to Mount CARRIE: THE MUSICAL, 10/3-12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

Continuing its mission to bring Nashville cutting edge theater, as well as performance opportunities for young people, Street Theatre Company mounts CARRIE: THE MUSICAL from October 3 through 12. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Emma Hunton Gets Green for WICKED Tour!
by Stage Tube - Sep 24, 2014

Emma Hunton is currently starring as 'Elphaba' in the the first North American tour of Wicked, which is currently playing at Albuquerque's Popejoy Hall. KOB Eyewitness News 4 got a behind the scenes look at the star of the show as she prepared for a show in the make-up chair. Check out her full process of getting greenified below! (more...)

Roxy Regional Theatre to Present THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW, 10/10-25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

The Headless Horseman rides this fall at the Roxy Regional Theatre! Washington Irving's classic tale THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW opens for the Roxy's traditional pay-what-you-can preview on Friday, October 10, at 8:00pm. (more...)

WICKED Will Conclude Mexican Run This December
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

According to Terra, the Mexican production of Wicked, which bgean performances in October 2013, will end its run in December 2014. The show has played over 300 performances. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for September 24th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Sep 24, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. All the scoop from the amazing FWD Theatre Project gala, and 'The Last Unicorn' gets some big backers. Plus concerts by Chita Rivera, Felicia P. Fields, Sierra Boggess and Donna McKechnie, 'Sweeney Todd' on PBS and 'From Here To Eternity' on movie screens, plus the Marriott announces two casts! (more...)

BWW Recap: DANCING WITH THE STARS Eliminates Another Pair
by Gabrielle Gervais - Sep 23, 2014

The DANCING WITH THE STARS Results Show started off on a high note with an opening dance number to British pop group Little Mix's 'Salute.' It's one of my favorite songs right now, so that was fun for me. (more...)

Big Noise Theatre to Open Season with LEGALLY BLONDE, 10/4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

Legally Blonde the Musical, a singing, dancing comedic trip to Harvard University, beauty salons, and sorority girls and, of course, true love, opens Oct 4, 2014, at Prairie Lakes Theatre, 515 E Thacker, Des Plaines. The show marks the 13th season of shows produced by Big Noise Theatre in Des Plaines. (more...)

Silanis Removes Last Barrier to the Virtual Branch With 'Use Your Own Device' Mobile Signing Technology
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

MONTREAL, QC - As one of 70 companies selected for FinovateFall 2014, Silanis Technology will unveil its revolutionary new Use Your Own Device (UYOD) capability available through its cloud e-signature solution e-SignLive at the event. This new functionality removes the last barrier to the virtual bank by transforming the customer's touchscreen phone or tablet into a signature capture device. (more...)

WICKED to Return to DPAC in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

After breaking box office records and selling out in record time in 2010 and 2012, WICKED, Broadway's biggest blockbuster, will return to the Triangle at DPAC, January 7-25, 2015. Tickets for the return engagement go on sale Saturday, October 4 at 10a.m. (more...)

Overture & Marcus Center to Expand Tommy Awards Program
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

Overture Center for the Arts and Marcus Center for the Performing Arts today announced they would partner to expand the geographical reach of Overture's Tommy Awards program, allowing schools from Milwaukee, Kenosha and Racine Counties to participate. (more...)

2014 LA STAGE ALLIANCE OVATION AWARDS Nominees Announced - Theatre at Boston Court Leads; Geffen, La Mirada Follow
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

Nominees for the 2014 LA STAGE Alliance Ovation Awards were announced on the evening of Monday, September 22 at Native Voices at the Autry National Center in Los Angeles. The nominations were revealed by past Ovation Award recipients Gigi Bermingham, Brighid Fleming, Parmer Fuller, Jennifer Haley, Brian Kite, Glynn Turman, and John Zalewski, along with LA STAGE Alliance Chief Executive Officer Terence McFarland. (more...)

by Jenny Antill - Sep 23, 2014

The New Alexandra Theatre in Birmingham, part of the Ambassador Theatre Group, certainly know how to organise a press launch! The UK touring cast of Jersey Boys gave the multitude of journalists, group bookers and specially invited guests a musical feast at the wonderful Jam House venue in the idyllic St Paul's Square in the Jewellery Quarter. The funky launch location was buzzing and impeccably organised by the theatre's Press Officer and her team. So well thought-out in fact, that they even had a portable box office set up in order to catch excited punters on their way out! (more...)

Quinn VanAntwerp Rejoins Cast of Broadway's JERSEY BOYS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

The producers of the Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical Jersey Boys are pleased to announce that Quinn VanAntwerp has re-joined the Broadway cast tonight, September 23, 2014 in the role of 'Bob Gaudio.' He assumes the role from Drew Gehling who departed the production following Sunday's performance. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

In the vein of the unauthorized stories of Saved by the Bell, Mork & Mindy, and Three's Company, Buntport Theater brings you the behind-the-scenes tribulations (and the in-front-of-the-scenes silliness) of a completely made-up sit-com! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Laura Osnes, Santino Fontana & More Sing AMERICAN SONGBOOK at NJPAC
by Stephen Sorokoff - Sep 22, 2014

Hosted by Ted Chapin and airing on New Jersey's public television NJTV, the American Songbook at NJPAC features live performances of America's finest interpreters of the Great American Songbook. Perfermors include Marilyn Maye, Tommy Tune, Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman, John Pizzarelli, Nellie McKay and Laura Osnes & Santino Fontana, with John Pizzarelli performing an entire show of songs by the great master himself, Johnny Mercer. (more...)

'El Disco de Cristal': música, familia y nostalgia en el Teatro Lara
by Roberto Rodríguez - Sep 22, 2014

Secun de la Rosa, Xavi Melero y Ana Hurtado, acompañados de Pablo Méndez a la guitarra, protagonizan esta emotiva comedia acerca de la familia, la búsqueda de la dignidad y la lucha por el éxito, entre otros temas. Se representará todos los viernes y sábados hasta el 1 de noviembre. (more...)

VIDEO: PETER SOM MADE Fashion Week New York Spring Summer 2015
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Peter Som Spring/Summer 2015 collection was presented at New York Fashion Week 2015. The designer showcased include baggy trousers, pleated dresses, white stand collar dresses and blouses with button closures, nylon coats, deep V-cut MAXI DRESS. The predominant color used for the collection include coral block-printed floral, dark blue, white, chic black and orange. (more...)

Theatre @ Boston Court, the Geffen and La Mirada Lead 2014 Ovation Award Nominations; Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Nominees for the 2014 LA STAGE Alliance Ovation Awards were announced on the evening of Monday, September 22 at Native Voices at the Autry National Center in Los Angeles. The nominations were revealed by past Ovation Award recipients Gigi Bermingham, Brighid Fleming, Parmer Fuller, Jennifer Haley, Brian Kite, Glynn Turman, and John Zalewski, along with LA STAGE Alliance Chief Executive Officer Terence McFarland. (more...)

CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY to Welcome Natasha Lyonne, Marsha Mason, Tate Donovan & More, 10/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

New York's funniest show Celebrity Autobiography will welcome to its cast Orange is the New Black co-star Natasha Lyonne, four-time Oscar nominee Marsha Mason, Tate Donovan (24, Damages), Mario Cantone (Sex and the City), Tony Award-nominee Santino Fontana (Act One, Cinderella), comedy legend Alan Zweibel & Drama Desk-winners Eugene Pack & Dayle Reyfel for its October show on Monday, October 20 at 7pm at The Triad (Stage 72 -- 158 West 72nd Street). (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

OldSoundRoom's production of OCTOBER IN THE CHAIR AND OTHER FRAGILE THINGS, based on the short stories of New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman, brings 90 minutes of absurdist, dark humor, just in time for Halloween. Directed by Michael McQuilken, OCTOBER IN THE CHAIR AND OTHER FRAGILE THINGS will play six performances only - October 29th and October 30th at 8PM; October 31st and November 1st at 8PM and 10:30PM and November 2nd at 2PM at The American Theatre of Actors (314 West 54 Street). Tickets are $20. For tickets please visit: (more...)

Tony Hawk and Friends Celebrate the 11th Annual Stand Up For Skateparks Benefit in Beverly Hills
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - With DJ Z-Trip spinning and mashing sounds atop the 13-foot halfpipe, Tony Hawk's 11th-annual Stand Up For Skateparks benefit came to a climactic conclusion with Hawk and other top skate and BMX pros performing an all-star demo yesterday at Green Acres Estate in Beverly Hills, California. The event has become a staple for Tony Hawk Foundation supporters and celebrities alike, offering a fun kid-centric day that culminates with Hawk and friends performing on his personal ramp. And eleven years on, Hawk is still finding ways to mash up the program this year putting Z-Trip in the middle of the action and high above the crowd.  (more...)

The Raw Beauty Project NYC Teams Up with the Reeve Foundation to Host a Groundbreaking Photography Exhibit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2014

To ignite a global conversation and transform stereotypes, The Raw Beauty Project NYC has partnered with the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation to showcase an exhibit of photographs featuring twenty women living with various types of disabilities. Proving there is no singular definition of beauty, the photographs will be unveiled at ACA Galleries tonight, September 20 th, with proceeds from the event benefitting the Reeve Foundation. (more...)

Contestants to Dance to 'Favorite Jam', Sia to Perform 'Chandelier' on DANCING WITH THE STARS
by TV News Desk - Sep 20, 2014

It's #myjammonday this week on 'Dancing with the Stars.' The 12 remaining celebrities dance to their favorite songs on MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 (8:00-10:01 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (more...)

Playwright Chip Deffaa to Have Four NYC Runs This Year
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2014

Most playwrights would be happy to have one script of theirs produced in New York in a year. "Theater Boys"--which opens tomorrow, September 21st at the 13th Street Repertory Theater--is the third show by ASCAP award-winning writer/director Chip Deffaa to open this year. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Adult Swim's MR. PICKLES and SQUIDBILLIES, Premiering 9/21
by - Sep 19, 2014

Mr. Pickles and Squidbillies premiere this Sunday, September 21st on Adult Swim! The night kicks off with the brand new animated comedy Mr. Pickles at 11:30 p.m. ET/ PT followed by Season 8 of Squidbillies at 11:45 p.m. ET / PT. (more...)

James Snyder, Dave Liebman Band & More Set for Birdland, Week of 9/29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for September 29 - October 5, featuring Dave Liebman Big Band, If/Then's James Snyder, Kurt Elling, Jay Leonhart Duo, and more! (more...)

Scoop: DANCING WITH THE STARS on ABC - Monday, September 22, 2014
by TV Scoop - Sep 19, 2014

Get all the scoop on DANCING WITH THE STARS, airing on ABC on Monday, September 22, 2014! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sutton Foster Stars in THE NOBODIES Short Film on Funny or Die
by Stage Tube - Sep 19, 2014

Funny or Die just unveiled a new short film called THE NOBODIES by Greg Bratman and Dusty Brown, with Broadway's Sutton Foster in a starring role! Click below to check out her performance alongside Jim Gaffigan, Tony Hale, Jack McBrayer, Ellie Kemper and Tommy Dewey. (more...)

Nicholas Dromard, Keith Hines, Hayden Milanes and Drew Seeley to Star in JERSEY BOYS in San Diego, 10/21-26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Casting has been announced for the San Diego engagement of the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning hit musical JERSEY BOYS, the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, playing at The San Diego Civic Theatre from October 21-26. The cast of JERSEY BOYS will be led by Nicolas Dromard (Tommy DeVito), Keith Hines (Nick Massi), Hayden Milanes (Frankie Valli) and Drew Seeley (Bob Gaudio) as The Four Seasons, with Barry Anderson and Thomas Fiscella. (more...)

THE KING AND I Begins 10/22 at The Marriott Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

The romantic and richly textured tale of East versus West, THE KING AND I, comes to The Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, IL., previewing October 22, opening October 29, and running through January 4, 2015. Nick Bowling (Juno and The Normal Heart at Timeline Theatre) makes his Marriott Theatre directorial debut with a fresh take on this Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, merging history and romance with today's social and political issues. THE KING AND I takes audiences on an uplifting journey of the power of education as characters transform from instructor to students themselves, learning from one another in the process. In consultation with the Thai Cultural and Fine Arts Institute of Chicago, Bowling and Choreographer Tommy Rapley will explore ancient Siamese customs, dance and traditions, and bring them to life on stage. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Jerry Lewis to Play Paramount's Aurora Theatre, 10/26
by Stage Tube - Sep 18, 2014


BWW Recap: Mayberry Goes Rogue on SONS OF ANARCHY
by Desiree Fantal - Sep 17, 2014

In the second episode of the final season of SONS OF ANARCHY, Jax's (Charlie Hunnam) systematic proposal for retaliation continued. In the season premiere, Gemma (Katey Sagal) accused an innocent member of the Chinese Triad of Tara's murder, and because we can only assume Jax lost his sense of reality when his wife was killed, he immediately believed her, and vowed revenge against the Chinese. (more...)

SPEEDO NORTH AMERICA Launches 'Speedo Fit' Fitness App
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

SPEEDO NORTH AMERICA today unveiled Speedo Fit, a new fitness app and companion website, designed to help swimmers of all levels set and reach their swim - and fitness - goals by providing platforms for motivation, guidance and community. (more...)

BLACK DYNAMITE Explodes Back onto Adult Swim 10/18
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Adult Swim's Saturday nights just got smoother with the return of the network's hit animated series Black Dynamite. Get ready for a new dyno-mite second season as Black Dynamite and his entire crew are back for round two and it's gonna be a wild ride. (more...)

Judy Norton, Lynn Lowery and Jessica Snow-Wilson to Star in 'I HEAR VOICES' Benefit at Rockwell: Table & Stage, 9/30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

I HEAR VOICES: SONGS FOR PSYCHOSIS, a benefit concert with proceeds going to Medicinal Missions, produced by Kevin Field and Adam Kern with music direction by Kevin Field and Bryan Blaskie, is set for Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

Derek Klena, Natalie Weiss, and Stephen C. Anthony Join DANIELLE WADE SINGS CARNER & GREGOR, 10/13
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Derek Klena (Wicked, Bridges of Madison County, Second Stage's DogFight), Natalie Weiss (Everyday Rapture, Wicked, Les Miserables), and Stephen C. Anthony (The Book of Mormon, Catch Me If You Can) are all set to guest star in Danielle Wade sings Carner & Gregor at the Metropolitan Room (34 W. 22nd St., New York, NY) on October 13th at 9:30pm. (more...)

New York Theatre Barn to Present Pre-Premiere of MARRYING ME and SEAWIFE, Sept 22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

On September 22nd, you have one chance to see a New York Theatre Barn (The Barn) exclusive Pre-Premiere* of the new musicals, MARRYING ME and SEAWIFE at the Daryl Roth Theatre's D-Lounge at 7:30 pm. MARRYING ME's book is by Mark Beau de Silva, with lyrics by EllaRose Chary and music by Onn San. SEAWIFE is created by New York City based indie-folk band The Lobbyists in collaboration with Seth Moore and director Liz Carlson. The Barn is the only 501(c)(3) non-profit theatre company whose sole mission is 'to give theatre a chance.' (more...)

IMF's 2014 Comedy Celebration to Present CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY With Ray Romano and More, 11/8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

The International Myeloma Foundation's 8th Annual Comedy Celebration will present the smash hit stage show Celebrity Autobiography on Saturday, November 8 at The Wilshire Ebell Theatre. Created and developed by Emmy award nominated writer-performer Eugene Pack and Dayle Reyfel, Celebrity Autobiography features outrageous celebrity memoirs acted out hilariously on stage by an all-star cast. Celebrity Autobiography has been one of the most critically-acclaimed and popular productions ever Off-Broadway, and has won a 2009 Drama Desk Award and a 2010 Bistro Award. (more...)

The CW Shares Official Poster Art for Season 3 of ARROW
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

With only 3 weeks left until the Season 3 premiere of the popular drama series, The CW shared new poster art on the show's official Facebook page. (more...)

BWW Reviews: KINKY BOOTS Is Laced with Punch and Brio!
by Herbert Paine - Sep 17, 2014

Kinky Boots has ushered in the 50th Anniversary of ASU Gammage in Tempe AZ with a righteous and literally uplifting kick in the pants of intolerance and stereotyping, featuring a star-spangled cast of characters and theatrical elements. (more...)

NBC Sports to Present Formula One at Singapore Grand Prix, 9/21
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

NBC Sports Group continues its presentation of the 2014 Formula One season “under the lights” this weekend, with comprehensive coverage of the Singapore Grand Prix across NBCSN, CNBC and NBC Sports Live Extra. Live race coverage begins Sunday morning at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN, (more...)

Dancer Marge Champion Set for Rare Live Interview at The Spiral Theater, 10/5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

On Sunday, October 5th at 5:00 PM, Marge Champion and Richard Skipper will sit down at the Spiral Theater Studio to discuss Marge's vast and wonderful career and how she is doing today, at 95 years young. A Q&A with the audience and 'meet and greet' follows. (more...)

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