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BWW TV: Craige Els Announced as New 'Miss Trunchbull' in West End's MATILDA
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 21, 2014

Capturing the imagination of young and old alike, the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical continues to play to packed houses at the Cambridge Theatre in London. Matilda has now been seen by almost 1.5million people since it transferred to the West End in October 2011. The production was commissioned by the RSC and played to sold-out audiences at the RSC's The Courtyard Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon for twelve weeks from November 2010 to January 2011. Tickets are now on sale until Sunday 24 May 2015. (more...)

Seattle Opera Releases 50th Anniversary Book
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Seattle Opera is now half-a-century old! Founded in the aftermath of Seattle's 1962 World's Fair, Seattle Opera has become one of America's most respected opera companies and a powerhouse in Seattle's cultural scene. Now, to mark the company's growth and accomplishments, we are pleased to announce the publication of a stunning new large-format book: 50 Years of Seattle Opera. Written by Melinda Bargreen and published by Marquand Books, a Seattle-based designer and producer of fine art books. Bargreen has reviewed and covered the highs and lows of Seattle Opera on behalf of The Seattle Times for close to 40 of the company's 50 years; she writes with a unique authority on the subject. (more...)

Scoop: THE MIDDLE on ABC - Wednesday, August 6, 2014
by - Jul 21, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE MIDDLE, airing on ABC on Wednesday, August 6, 2014! (more...)

Johnson Rules Claims Third-Straight Win and Sixth in Eight Years at Bandimere
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

MORRISON, Colo., July 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ (more...)

BWW Flashback: HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME Closes on Broadway Today
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 20, 2014

Holler If Ya Hear Me, written by Todd Kreidler and directed by Kenny Leon, plays its final Broadway performance today after 30 performances. The Tupac inspired musical originally opened on June 19 at the Palace Theatre. (more...)

Marshall Tucker Band Show Postponed to September 7, 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2014

Due to an unfortunate leg injury, the show with Marshall Tucker Band today (July 19th) at Indian Ranch has been rescheduled to Sunday, September 7th. All tickets will be honored on that date. Refunds are available through Ticketmaster or point of purchase through August 7th. (more...)

Upcoming Birdland Performance Schedule Includes Jazz Masters Quartet, Lindsay Mendez, and more, 7/28 - 8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club is pleased to announce their amazing line-up of talent for July 28- August 3. Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with the following acts. (more...)

One Night Only Burlesque Fundraiser PIPPI'S LOST STOCKINGS to Play Mary's Attic on 8/22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

Akvavit Theatre is pleased to announce the return of Pippi's Lost Stockings: a Skirt/Fund Raiser, to be performed for one night only on August 22 at 7PM, at Mary's Attic, 5400 N. Clark in Chicago. (more...)

BWW Reviews: JERSEY BOYS Breaks Box Office Records at Broadway San Jose - Playing Now thru July 20!
by Linda Hodges and Nick Hodges - Jul 17, 2014

When you hear the term The Four Seasons and you think of 'Sherry,' 'Big Girls Don't Cry,' 'Oh, What a Night,' and 'Walk Like a Man' instead of snow, leaves, rain or sunshine, then the hit musical Jersey Boys is a must see! (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth, John Lithgow & More Set for PBS's STAR-SPANGLED SPECTACULAR
by TV News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Acclaimed actor, musician and author John Lithgow will host Star-Spangled Spectacular: Bicentennial of our National Anthem live from Pier Six Pavilion in Baltimore (more...)

A.C.T. to Present OLD HATS; Tickets On Sale 7/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Sixteen years after they swept San Francisco Bay Area audiences off their feet with the Tony Award-winning production Fool Moon, American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) welcomes back Tony Award winners Bill Irwin and David Shiner in the West Coast premiere of the Signature Theatre production of Old Hats. (more...)

Cast Announced for PARADE at White Plains Performing Arts Center, 8/8-10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

PARADE comes to White Plains Performing Arts Center, August 8 - 10, 2014. (more...)

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes with the Cast and Creative Team of the WALKING WITH DINOSAURS Arena Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

WALKING WITH DINOSAURS is featured in USA Today, now on stands nationwide. Go behind the scenes with creative director Sonny Tilders, director Scott Faris, performer Daniel Fanning, and the dinosaurs themselves to learn more about the new national tour of the Arena Spectacular, launching this weekend at Brooklyn's Barclays Center (through July 20), next week at New Jersey's Prudential Center (July 23-27), and traveling to more than 20 cities across North America. Click below to watch the interview! (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Anne Archer and More for THE TRIAL OF JANE FONDA at Edinburgh Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Oscar nominated and Golden Globe winning actress Anne Archer will make her Edinburgh Festival debut starring as 'Jane Fonda' in the world premiere of THE TRIAL OF JANE FONDA, written and directed by seven-time Emmy award-winner Terry Jastrow. Scroll down for a sneak peek at Archer and the company in rehearsal! (more...)

San Francisco Playhouse Adds PROMISES, PROMISES to 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

San Francisco Playhouse has finalized their 12th season with the announcement of their holiday show, a revival of the 1968 Broadway hit Promises, Promises. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for July 16th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Jul 16, 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. 'Seussical' splashes, 'The Beverly Hillbillies,' 'Clemente' and 'Hansel & Gretel' bow, 'Hank Williams' returns, 'Charlie Brown' takes a hike, plus 'Reefer Madness' at Mayne, Bill Larkin at Davenport's and showtunes at Ravinia. Plus:'Titanic' arrives as 'The Last Ship' sails! (more...)

Mad Cow Theatre to Present THE HISTORY BOYS, 8/8-9/7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

Mad Cow Theatre has announced its upcoming run of Alan Bennett's The History Boys in The Harriett Theatre, from August 8 - September 7, 2014. (more...)

Manatee Performing Arts Center Adds New Shows Including ALMOST MANILOW, FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: GREATEST HITS & more
by Jillian Gaier - Jul 16, 2014

In an effort to bring a wider variety of entertainment to our patrons, several shows have been added to the Manatee Performing Arts schedule! Tickets to these added shows are $24 for adults and $12 for students under 18. Tickets to these and all the shows currently scheduled at the Manatee Performing Arts Center are available by calling the ticket office at 941-748-5875 or online at www.manateeplayers.com. Watch for more exciting shows to be announced soon! The Manatee Performing Arts Center is located at 502 3rd Avenue West in Bradenton, FL. (more...)

Stratford Rumors: SOUND OF MUSIC and CAROUSEL Set for the 2015 Season?
by Toronto Newsdesk - Jul 16, 2014

BroadwayWorld's Twitter Watch brings you the latest rumors surrounding the Stratford Shakespeare Festival. Globe and Mail Theatre Critic J. Kelly Nestruck tweeted earlier today that the two musicals to be presented at the festival during the 2015 season are THE SOUND OF MUSIC and CAROUSEL. Both musicals are by the legendary composing team of Rodgers and Hammerstein. (more...)

Kanye West & Iggy Azalea Join 2014 Los Angeles BUDWEISER MADE IN AMERICA Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

Grammy Award®-winner Kanye West and Billboard chart-topping artist Iggy Azalea have been added to the 2014 Los Angeles 'Budweiser Made In America' Music Festival line-uptaking place at the Los Angeles Grand Park on August 30 and 31. Kanye West will now headline both thePhiladelphia and Los Angeles 'Budweiser Made In America' Music Festivals. Kanye West and Iggy Azalea join previously announced Los Angeles headliners Imagine Dragons and John Mayer. (more...)

NBC Sports Group to Present Live Motorsports on NBC, NBCSN & CNBC this Sunday
by TV News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

NBC Sports Group presents coverage of six different racing series this weekend, including a live tripleheader on Sunday featuring the Verizon IndyCar Series, coming off the most-watched race on cable in more than two years, Formula One, and Red Bull Global RallyCross across NBCSN, CNBC and NBC, totaling more than 30 hours of motorsports coverage. In addition, NBCSN will present races from the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross series, as well as races from Indy Lights and GP2, the developmental series for IndyCar and F1. (more...)

VIDEO: Alice Ripley & Joanna Gleason Cameo in 'Mastermind' Music Video
by Stage Tube - Jul 16, 2014

Next to Normal's Alice Ripley and her fellow Tony Award winner Joanna Gleason are featured in a new music video for the song 'Mastermind,' written by Aaron David Gleason, Joanna's son. (more...)

SiriusXM to Launch 'Reefer Radio'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

NEW YORK, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ SiriusXM today announced it will broadcast Reefer Radio: Presented by High Times, a limited-run series with HIGH TIMES Magazine. The series will culminate with a broadcast hosted by SiriusXM on-air personality Pete Dominick from Denver, CO, where the newly legalized recreational marijuana industry continues to grow. (more...)

Scoop: ARROW on THE CW - Tuesday, July 29, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jul 16, 2014

Get all the scoop on ARROW, airing on THE CW on Tuesday, July 29, 2014! (more...)

Betty Buckley, Hallie Foote, Annalee Jefferies and Veanne Cox to Lead the Cast of THE OLD FRIENDS at Houston's Alley Theatre, 8/15-9/7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

The "Alley Theatre @ UH" season begins with Betty Buckley, Hallie Foote, Annalee Jefferies and Veanne Cox in award-winning Texas playwright Horton Foote's The Old Friends, a Southwestern premiere. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Cast of JERSEY BOYS Tour Covers the Beach Boys at Segerstrom Center
by Stage Tube - Jul 16, 2014

Before the cast of Jersey Boys left Segerstrom Center last Sunday, July 13, they recorded a song that to them represents SoCal...a Beach Boys cover of 'Don't Worry Baby'. Check it out below! (more...)

2014 HELPMANN AWARDS NOMINATIONS Announced
by Barry Lenny - Jul 15, 2014

The 2014 Helpmann Awards Nominees were announced simultaneously at events in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Hobart and Perth. (more...)

Jazz Masters, Stephen Wallam, Jim Caruso's Cast Party and More Set for Birdland, Aug 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced their great line-up of amazing talent for the month of August 2014, featuring: The Jazz Masters Quartet, Dave Douglas Quintet, Django Reinhardt NY Festival, Eric Comstock & Barbara Fasano, Rotem Sivan Trio, Sean Harkness Duo, Jane Monheit, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more. Details below! (more...)

BWW TV: LES MISERABLES Gets Modernized at Dallas Theater Center!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 15, 2014

Dallas Theater Center is filling the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre stage with the glorious music of the most popular musical of all time in a modern new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg's LES MISERABLES. Audiences will be swept away by the epic sounds of LES MISERABLES, directed by Liesl Tommy, which runs through August 17 at the Wyly Theatre. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights below! (more...)

Award Winning JERSEY BOYS Songwriter Denny Randell and Partner Biddy Schippers Casting New Theatrical Musical
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

The new theatrical musical " Posthumously Yours," with words, music and original story and dialogue by hit songwriters Denny Randell and his partner and collaborator Biddy Schippers, brings to life in the words of the writers, "The magic of renewed stardom through death". (more...)

Peter Cincotti, David Wong & High Strung, THE GRUFFALO'S CHILD and More Set for TPAC's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, the longest operating performance venue in lower Manhattan, presents Peter Cincotti, performing on Saturday, October 25 at 8PM, the first of four major concerts in the 2014-2015 Main Event Series. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Michael Tapley and Shay Rodgers Talk TUTS' WHOREHOUSE
by Kristina Nungaray - Jul 15, 2014

Every summer Houston audiences gear up for Theatre Under the Stars' (TUTS) free summer musical at the Miller Outdoor Theatre. Top-notch talent and a free price tag make these summer productions an event that is too good to miss. This year, TUTS will be filling the Miller Outdoor Theatre with one whopping Texas treat, THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS. Taking time out of their busy rehearsal schedule cast member Michael Tapley and choreographer Shay Rodgers talked to BWW-Houston to fill us in on why Houston audiences don't want to miss this summer show! (more...)

GODSPELL to Play Two Shows Only at Maine State Music Theatre, 7/28
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Maine State Music Theatre presents the hit Broadway show Godspell for two shows only on July 28th at 2:00pm and 7:30pm. (more...)

City Cinema at Yonge-Dundas Square Continues with RUSH, ACROSS THE UNIVERSE, TOMMY BOY and More
by Movies News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

YONGE-DUNDAS SQUARE (YDS) continues the thrill and excitement of outdoor film screenings with CITY CINEMA presented by MINI Canada! Toronto's longest running and most popular outdoor film screening series has lots more wonderful programming to make this a summer to remember. (more...)

46th Annual Bear Valley Music Festival Announced with New Executive Director Tara Kayton, 7/25 - 8/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

The festival will feature guest artists The Brothers Comatose, Tommy Castro & the Painkillers, the Delphi Trio, Richrad Glazier, Taylor Eigsti, JP Jofre, Iron Horse, and many more. Orchestra concerts feature music from Rossini, Haydn, Mozart, Mendelssohn, Beethoven, and more. (more...)

FATTY FATTY NO FRIENDS Set for FringeNYC, 8/15-23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

'As the fattest kid in school, Tommy lives a lonely, living nightmare. When the skinny kids' taunting goes too far, Tommy takes revenge without amends. A dark spoken-word musical diving into the lunchtime of life, where bullies are delicious.' (more...)

Nassau County to Host Candlelight Vigil, Memorial for Tommy Ramone Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Nassau County Legislator Dennis Dunne, Sr., together with radio station WLIR, will host a candlelight vigil and memorial tribute to New York punk-rock legend Tommy Ramone and his band, the Ramones, Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at 12:00 PM at Malibu beach club in Lido Beach, NY. The Ramones, who thrilled audiences around the world for decades with their unique musical style and lyrics, were named to Rolling Stone magazine's '100 Greatest Artists of All Time.' (more...)

Movado Group, Inc. Looks Towards Long Term Growth
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

Movado Group, Inc. announced executive leadership moves in support of its long term growth strategy. Ricardo Quintero joins the Company as President of Movado Group, Inc., effective today. Mr. Quintero will direct the Company's brands, marketing and international expansion efforts, reporting to Efraim Grinberg, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Quintero most recently served at The Estée Lauder Companies as Clinique's Senior Vice President, Global General Manager - Market Development. In this position, he was responsible for providing global leadership to achieve growth and profitability for Clinique across all regions and markets, where he drove market share gains, expanded into emerging markets and strengthened new distribution channels for the brand. Rick Coté, who served as President and Chief Operating Officer since 2010, has been promoted to Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer. (more...)

Chandra Lee Schwartz and Etai BenShlomo to Join WICKED National Tour in Salt Lake City, July 29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

The company of the first North American tour of WICKED will be welcoming Chandra Lee Schwartz as Glinda and Etai BenShlomo on Tuesday, July 29 in Salt Lake City, UT. (more...)

Archie Comics to Present ARCHIE FOREVER: LIFE, AFTERLIFE AND BEYOND at Comic-Con International: San Diego, 7/25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

Archie Comics, the acclaimed and bestselling comic book publisher that is home to some of the best-known pop culture creations in the world, including Archie, Jughead, Betty & Veronica, Josie & The Pussycats, Sabrina the Teenage Witch and the hit AFTERLIFE WITH ARCHIE series, answered the question the entire world has wondered since the company first revealed that Archie Andrews would die: how does the iconic redhead meet his final fate? (more...)

Stephen Webb, Sam Ferriday and Lewis Griffiths Join JERSEY BOYS UK and Irish Tour - Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

The producers of the UK and Irish tour of the Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical JERSEY BOYS, are delighted to announce the full cast joining previously announced West End star Tim Driesen as Frankie Valli. (more...)

VIDEO GAMES LIVE Set for the Beacon Theatre, 1/31/2015
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

MSG Entertainment announced today that Video Games Live will take the Beacon Theatre stage on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 8:00PM. Tickets will go on sale on Friday, July 18 at 11:00AM (EST). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Carter Calvert and Sally Struthers in El Portal Theatre's ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

El Portal Theatre and 22Q Entertainment -- Robert Levinstein& Alan Wager present Always...Patsy Cline, starring Sally Struthers and Carter Calvert as Patsy Cline, today, July 10 to August 3, 2014 at the historic El Portal Theatre, in the NOHO Arts District, North Hollywood, CA. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Bloody Bloody Carrie White Terrorizes Studio Theatre
by Keith Tittermary - Jul 14, 2014

Not since Carrie. A phrase that has haunted creators of musicals ever since Ken Mandelbaum's famous 1991 book that looks at 40 years of Broadway musical flops. The original Broadway production in 1988 was a disaster, partly due to the writing, but more to do with original director Terry Hands' disastrous approach and minimalist concept. Closing 5 performances after the official opening night, Carrie cleaned up its blood, but not its money and went on to become one of the most famous and financial flops (although a certain Bono-tuned superhero of recent memory has surpassed that). (more...)

Photo Flash: The Public's HERE LIES LOVE Kicks Off 'Summer Friday' Performances with Anika Larsen, Tommy Tune & More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

The Public's HERE LIES LOVE kicked off its 'Summer Friday' performances on Friday. On the Friday, July 11th kickoff, guests in attendance included Alan Rickman, Tommy Tune, Anika Larsen, After Midnight's Karine Plantadit, Andrew Andrew and Sirius XM's Julie James. After the show, they partied with the cast at The Library Restaurant at the Public Theater. Check out photos below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Barbara Walsh as 'Margaret White' in Studio 2ndStage's CARRIE: THE MUSICAL in D.C.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

Studio 2ndStage's final production of the 2013-2014 season is the edgy and strangely charming Carrie: The Musical, co-directed by Studio 2ndStage Artistic Director Keith Alan Baker and Jacob Janssen. From Lawrence D. Cohen,Michael Gore and Dean Pitchford, 2ndStage's CARRIE stars Tony Award nominee Barbara Walsh as Carrie's mother, Margaret White, with Emily Zickler making her Studio Theatre debut playing the titular role. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Nehal Joshi, Justin Keyes, Allison Blackwell & More in Dallas Theater Center's LES MIS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

Dallas Theater Center will fill the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre stage with the glorious music of the most popular musical of all time in a thrilling new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg's LES MISERABLES. Audiences will be swept away by the epic sounds of LES MISERABLES, directed by Liesl Tommy, which opens in previews on June 27 with a Pay-What-You-Can performance and runs through August 17 at the Wyly Theatre. Tickets to LES MISERABLES are on sale now at www.DallasTheaterCenter.org and by phone at (214) 880-0202. Check out a first look at the cast below! (more...)

Tupac Shakur Musical HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, Starring Saul Williams, Will Close on Broadway This Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

Broadway's HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, the new musical inspired by the lyrics of Tupac Shakur, will close on Sunday, July 20 at the Palace Theatre. As of that date, the musical will have played 38 regular performances and 17 preview performances. HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME began previews June 2 and opened June 19. (more...)

Review Roundup: Goodman Theatre's BRIGADOON in Chicago
by Review Roundups - Jul 14, 2014

Goodman Theatre presents BRIGADOON, the first large-scale professional revival in more than three decades. The production opened on July 7, 2014. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Ann Arbor Named 'America's Top Swim City'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Ann Arbor, Michigan, is the best swim city in America, according to a new study commissioned by USA Swimming and leading swimwear brand Speedo. The community claimed the highest aggregate score in categories such as percentage of active swimmers and swim clubs, number of accessible pools and volume of top-level swimmers from the area. (more...)

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