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BWW Interviews: John Capo - From Broadway's PR to the Internet's RAs
by Joseph F. Panarello - Sep 7, 2011

When a person handles public relations for legitimate productions that are running in New York City or elsewhere, they are accustomed to setting up in-person interviews with various cast members of their shows and the media. These interviews result in positive exposure and become a vital form of publicity for the vehicle which is being promoted. (more...)

A LOVELY LINEAGE Comes To The Arthur Newman Theatre 9/4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2011

Kristin Towers-Rowles will bring her acclaimed one-woman concert style cabaret to The Arthur Newman Theatre at The Joslyn Center in Palm Desert on Sunday, September 4, 2011 as part of the long-running Les Michaels' Life Is A Cabaret Series. (more...)

D.B. Bonds Leads Goodspeed's CITY OF ANGELS 9/23-11/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2011

Goodspeed Musicals delves into the sultry and shadowy world of 1940s film noir with their clever production of City of Angels. (more...)

ANGELINA BALLERINA Moves to The Theatre at Saint PeterÂ's, 9/17-10/16
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2011

VITAL THEATRE COMPANY the award-winning theatre company and producer of the long running family show PINKALICIOUS, THE MUSICAL, and HIT Entertainment, a leading provider of quality children's entertainment, are pleased to announce ANGELINA BALLERINATM THE MUSICAL will continue performances at The Theatre at Saint Peter's, September 17th through October 16th, 2011. Book and lyrics by Susan DiLallo , music by Ben Morss and directed and choreographed by Sam Viverito based on the famous dancing mouseling and her friends created by Katharine Holabird and illustrated by Helen Craig. Performances are Saturdays at 12pm and Sundays at 2pm. ANGELINA BALLERINATM THE MUSICAL will return to VITAL THEATRE COMPANY October 21st, 2011 with performances on Fridays at 4:30pm and Saturdays and Sundays at 3:30pm. (more...)

Gary Griffin Directs FOLLIES at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2011

Gary Griffin is directing Chicago Shakespeare Theatre's first production of the 2011-12 season, FOLLIES. The production will play today through November 6. For additional information, visit: www.chicagoshakes.com. (more...)

Brent Barrett, Robert Petkoff, Caroline O'Connor Open in Chicago FOLLIES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2011

The Chicago Shakespeare Theater productions of Follies opens today on Navy Pier. Starring in the Chicago production, directed by Gary Griffin, are Hollis Resnik as Carlotta, Brent Barrett as Benjamin, Caroline O'Connor as Phyllis, Robert Petkoff as Buddy and Susan Moniz as Sally. (more...)

Photo Flash: Kaufman & Hart Visit The Man Who Came to Dinner Rehearsal
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2011

Anne Kaufman (daughter of George S. Kaufman) and Christopher Hart (son of Moss Hart) attended the first rehearsal of THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER this past Monday, October 24th. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Goodspeed Musicals' CITY OF ANGELS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2011

Goodspeed Musicals delves into the sultry and shadowy world of 1940s film noir with their clever production of CITY OF ANGELS. Promising lots of laughs and plenty of jazzy tunes, this witty musical comedy will run through November 27 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. City of Angels is sponsored by Liberty Bank and Connecticut Light & Power. Check out production shots from the show below! (more...)

Rehearsals Begin For THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2011

This holiday season, the award-winning Peccadillo Theater Company will present Moss Hart & George S. Kaufman's THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER starring Jim Brochu as Sheridan Whiteside. Rehearsals are set to begin today, October 24th. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Highlights from Goodspeed Musicals CITY OF ANGELS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 23, 2011

Goodspeed Musicals delves into the sultry and shadowy world of 1940s film noir with their clever production of CITY OF ANGELS. Promising lots of laughs and plenty of jazzy tunes, this witty musical comedy will run fthrough November 27 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. City of Angels is sponsored by Liberty Bank and Connecticut Light & Power. (more...)

Jim Brochu to Star in THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER at Peccadillo Theatre Company, 12/4-18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2011

This holiday season, the award-winning Peccadillo Theater Company will present Moss Hart & George S. Kaufman's THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER starring Jim Brochu as Sheridan Whiteside. This marks the first NYC revival of the classic comedy in over a decade. Performances are set to begin November 25th with the Opening on December 4th at 3 pm at Theatre at St. Clement's, 423 West 46th Street (between Eighth & Ninth Aves.) (more...)

ANGELINA BALLERINA Moves to The Theatre at Saint PeterÂ's, 9/17-10/16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2011

VITAL THEATRE COMPANY the award-winning theatre company and producer of the long running family show PINKALICIOUS, THE MUSICAL, and HIT Entertainment, a leading provider of quality children's entertainment, are pleased to announce ANGELINA BALLERINATM THE MUSICAL will continue performances at The Theatre at Saint Peter's, September 17th through October 16th, 2011. Book and lyrics by Susan DiLallo , music by Ben Morss and directed and choreographed by Sam Viverito based on the famous dancing mouseling and her friends created by Katharine Holabird and illustrated by Helen Craig. Performances are Saturdays at 12pm and Sundays at 2pm. ANGELINA BALLERINATM THE MUSICAL will return to VITAL THEATRE COMPANY October 21st, 2011 with performances on Fridays at 4:30pm and Saturdays and Sundays at 3:30pm. (more...)

ANGELINA BALLERINA THE VERY MERRY HOLIDAY MUSICAL Plays Vital Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2011

VITAL THEATRE COMPANY, the award-winning theatre company and producer of the long running family show PINKALICIOUS, THE MUSICAL, and HIT Entertainment, a leading provider of quality children's entertainment, are pleased to present ANGELINA BALLERINATM THE VERY MERRY HOLIDAY MUSICAL with book and lyrics by Susan DiLallo, music by Ben Morss and directed and choreographed by Sam Viverito, based on the famous dancing mouseling and her friends created by Katharine Holabird and illustrated by Helen Craig. (more...)

MEMPHIS National Tour, Begins In Memphis, TN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2011

The hit Broadway musical MEMPHIS launches its U. S. national tour in Memphis, TN. Performances will begin today at the Orpheum Theatre (203 South Main Street). (more...)

Jim Brochu To Guest On Who Wants To Be A Millionaire 11/8
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2011

Jim Brochu, soon to star as Sheridan Whiteside in Moss Hart & George S. Kaufman's THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER, is set to appear as a special guest contestant on TV's 'Who Wants to Be a Millionaire' next Tuesday, November 8th. (more...)

Mary Stout Joins Cast of THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2011

Mary Stout has joined the cast of Moss Hart & George S. Kaufman's THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER, starring Jim Brochu as Sheridan Whiteside and Tony Award winner Cady Huffman as Lorraine Sheldon. (more...)

Cady Huffman Leads Peccadillo's THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2011

This holiday season, the award-winning Peccadillo Theater Company will present Moss Hart & George S. Kaufman's THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER starring Jim Brochu as Sheridan Whiteside and Tony Award-winner Cady Huffman as Lorraine Sheldon. This marks the Off-Broadway debut of the classic American comedy. (more...)

DESPERATE WRITERS Arrives Off-Broadway May 16
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2011

Desperate Writers, a new comedy, will make its East Coast premiere when it begins performances next week, on Monday, May 16 at the Union Square Theater (100 East 17th Street at Park Avenue South). (more...)

9 to 5, Jekyll & Hyde, et al. Lead Pittsburgh CLO's Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2011

Pittsburgh CLO's 2011 Summer Season will fill the Benedum Center with performances audiences will remember well into 2012. In addition to favorite local performers, this summer will be highlighted by talented Broadway stars, accomplished recording artists and veterans of the stage and screen. (more...)

Diana DeGarmo Among B'way Stars Set for in CLO's 2011 Summer Season
by Caryn Robbins - May 31, 2011

Pittsburgh CLO's 2011 Summer Season will fill the Benedum Center with performances audiences will remember well into 2012. In addition to favorite local performers, this summer will be highlighted by talented Broadway stars, accomplished recording artists and veterans of the stage and screen. (more...)

Photo Coverage: MORMON, Foster, Rylance & More Win Big at Outer Critics Circle Awards!
by Walter McBride - May 27, 2011

Yesterday, May 26, The Outer Critics Circle honored Broadway's and Off Broadway's best of the 2010-2011 season. BroadwayWorld was on hand at Sardi's for the ceremony and brings you photo coverage below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: A Backstage Peek at DESPERATE WRITERS!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 26, 2011

The official opening for Desperate Writers is set for Monday, June 6. For tickets, please visit www.Ticketmaster.com, or call (800) 982-2787 or visit the Union Square Theater box office (beginning Friday, May 13) at 110 East 17th Street, at Park Avenue South, off Union Square. In the mean time, check out Jim Stanek chatting with Maddie Corman about the show's Off-Broadway premiere below! (more...)

Karen Mason, Chris Hoch, et al. Set for ARMS AND THE GIRL Reading, 5/26
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2011

UnsungMusicalsCo. Inc. (www.UnsungMusicals.org) will present a special exploratory reading of the 1950 musical comedy Arms and the Girl as part of The Archival Project, a UMC initiative aimed at researching, assembling and restoring the material from unpublished and out-of-print musical shows. (more...)

Lauren Molina, Adam Kantor, et al. Lead CAP21's NEXT THING YOU KNOW, 6/9
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2011

CAP21 Theatre Company presents NEXT THING YOU KNOW, a new musical by Joshua Salzman and Ryan Cunningham, creators of the hit Off-Broadway musical I LOVE YOU BECAUSE, with previews to begin June 7, prior to its official press opening June 9, at the new CAP21 Black Box Theater (18 West 18th Street) in Manhattan. Terry Berliner directs with musical direction by Kurt Crowley. (more...)

DESPERATE WRITERS Arrives Off-Broadway May 16
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2011

Desperate Writers, a new comedy, will make its East Coast premiere when it begins performances next week, on Monday, May 16 at the Union Square Theater (100 East 17th Street at Park Avenue South). (more...)

WAR HORSE, MORMON, THE KID, Benanti, Gad Among 2011 Outer Critics Circle Winners!
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2011

Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers and commentators for all media covering New York theatre announced today its award winners for the 2010-11 season in 23 categories. (more...)

UnsungMusicalsCo. Inc. Presents ARMS AND THE GIRL
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2011

UnsungMusicalsCo. Inc. (www.UnsungMusicals.org) will present a special exploratory reading of the 1950 musical comedy Arms and the Girl as part of The Archival Project, a UMC initiative aimed at researching, assembling and restoring the material from unpublished and out-of-print musical shows. (more...)

Tina Awards Launch; 2011 Nominations Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2011

Every Tony Needs a Tina! BestofOffBroadway.com announced the first annual Tina Award nominations today, honoring the top Off-Broadway productions of the 2010-2011 season. (more...)

Met Room Welcomes A Tribute to Dorothy Fields 5/11, 5/12
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2011

Julie Budd makes her Metropolitan Room debut in the world premiere of "A Tribute to Dorothy Fields," her salute to one of the female pillars of American songwriting in the 20th century. (more...)

Met Room Welcomes A Tribute to Dorothy Fields 5/11, 5/12
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2011

Julie Budd makes her Metropolitan Room debut in the world premiere of "A Tribute to Dorothy Fields," her salute to one of the female pillars of American songwriting in the 20th century. (more...)

Angelina Ballerina The Musical Returns To NYC 6/18
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2011

VITAL THEATRE COMPANY, the award-winning theatre company and producer of the long running family show PINKALICIOUS, THE MUSICAL, and HIT Entertainment, a leading provider of quality children's entertainment, are pleased to announce the return of ANGELINA BALLERINA™ THE MUSICAL, with book and lyrics by Susan DiLallo, music by Ben Morss and directed and choreographed by Sam Viverito, based on the famous dancing mouseling and her friends created by Katharine Holabird and illustrated by Helen Craig. Performances will resume June 18th, 2011 at the DICAPO OPERA THEATRE Saturdays and Sundays at 1 pm. (more...)

Tina Awards Launch; 2011 Nominations Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2011

Every Tony Needs a Tina! BestofOffBroadway.com announced the first annual Tina Award nominations today, honoring the top Off-Broadway productions of the 2010-2011 season. (more...)

Lauren Molina, Adam Kantor, et al. Lead CAP21's NEXT THING YOU KNOW, 6/9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2011

CAP21 Theatre Company presents NEXT THING YOU KNOW, a new musical by Joshua Salzman and Ryan Cunningham, creators of the hit Off-Broadway musical I LOVE YOU BECAUSE, with previews to begin June 7, prior to its official press opening June 9, at the new CAP21 Black Box Theater (18 West 18th Street) in Manhattan. Terry Berliner directs with musical direction by Kurt Crowley. (more...)

Lauren Molina, Adam Kantor, et al. Lead CAP21's NEXT THING YOU KNOW, 6/9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2011

CAP21 Theatre Company presents NEXT THING YOU KNOW, a new musical by Joshua Salzman and Ryan Cunningham, creators of the hit Off-Broadway musical I LOVE YOU BECAUSE, with previews to begin June 7, prior to its official press opening June 9, at the new CAP21 Black Box Theater (18 West 18th Street) in Manhattan. Terry Berliner directs with musical direction by Kurt Crowley. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Backstage at DESPERATE WRITERS, Part 2!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 7, 2011

The official opening for Desperate Writers was Monday, June 6. For tickets, please visit www.Ticketmaster.com, or call (800) 982-2787 or visit the Union Square Theater box office at 110 East 17th Street, at Park Avenue South, off Union Square. Check out the latest installment of Jim Stanek's backstage videos below! (more...)

Union Square Theater Presents DESPERATE WRITERS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2011

Desperate Writers,a new comedy, will make its East Coast premiere when it begins performances on Monday, May 16 at Off-Broadway's Union Square Theater (100 East 17th Street at Park Avenue South). (more...)

DESPERATE WRITERS Closes Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2011

The Off-Broadway comedy Desperate Writers will play its final performance at the Union Square Theatre (100 East 17th Street at Park Avenue South) on Saturday, June 25 at 8pm. (more...)

DESPERATE WRITERS To Close June 25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2011

The Off-Broadway comedy Desperate Writers will play its final performance at the Union Square Theatre (100 East 17th Street at Park Avenue South) on Saturday, June 25 at 8pm. (more...)

Angelina Ballerina The Musical Returns To NYC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2011

VITAL THEATRE COMPANY, the award-winning theatre company and producer of the long running family show PINKALICIOUS, THE MUSICAL, and HIT Entertainment, a leading provider of quality children's entertainment, are pleased to announce the return of ANGELINA BALLERINA™ THE MUSICAL, with book and lyrics by Susan DiLallo, music by Ben Morss and directed and choreographed by Sam Viverito, based on the famous dancing mouseling and her friends created by Katharine Holabird and illustrated by Helen Craig. Performances will resume June 18th, 2011 at the DICAPO OPERA THEATRE Saturdays and Sundays at 1 pm. (more...)

The Sound of Music Returns to Pittsburgh CLO July 19-31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2011

Audiences of all ages will fall in love with Pittsburgh CLO's production of The Sound of Music, July 19-31 at the Benedum Center. T (more...)

Joyce Van Patten To Appear in Peccadillo Reading 7/25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2011

The Plays-You-Should-Know-And-Probably-Don't Reading Series presents Joyce Van Patten reads the role of Mrs. Fischer in George Kelly's classic comedy of manners The Show Off (more...)

Joyce Van Patten To Appear in Peccadillo Reading 7/25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2011

The Plays-You-Should-Know-And-Probably-Don't Reading Series presents Joyce Van Patten reads the role of Mrs. Fischer in George Kelly's classic comedy of manners The Show Off (more...)

Brent Barrett, Robert Petkoff, Caroline O'Connor & More Set for Chicago FOLLIES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2011

According to the Chicago Tribune, the Chicago Shakespeare Theater has just announced casting for its upcoming production of Follies, which will open October 4 on Navy Pier. Starring in the Chicago production, directed by Gary Griffin, are Hollis Resnik as Carlotta, Brent Barrett as Benjamin, Caroline O'Connor as Phyllis, Robert Petkoff as Buddy and Susan Moniz as Sally. (more...)

The Sound of Music Returns to Pittsburgh CLO July 19-31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2011

Audiences of all ages will fall in love with Pittsburgh CLO's production of The Sound of Music, July 19-31 at the Benedum Center. T (more...)

Douglas Sills, Sara Gettelfinger Lead ADDAMS FAMILY National Tour; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2011

Full casting has been announced for the upcoming national tour of THE ADDAMS FAMILY, a new musical based on the bizarre and beloved family of characters created by legendary cartoonist Charles Addams. Rehearsals for the tour begin today in New York City. Joining the previously announced Tony Awardâ nominee Douglas Sills as Gomez and Sara Gettelfinger as Morticia are Tony Awardâ nominee Martin Vidnovic as Mal Beineke, two-time Tony Awardâ nominee Crista Moore as Alice Beineke, Blake Hammond as Uncle Fester, Pippa Pearthree as Grandma, Tom Corbeil as Lurch, Patrick D. Kennedy as Pugsley, Brian Justin Crum as Lucas Beineke and Cortney Wolfson as Wednesday. (more...)

ANGELINA BALLERINA Moves to The Theatre at Saint PeterÂ's, 9/17-10/16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2011

VITAL THEATRE COMPANY the award-winning theatre company and producer of the long running family show PINKALICIOUS, THE MUSICAL, and HIT Entertainment, a leading provider of quality children's entertainment, are pleased to announce ANGELINA BALLERINATM THE MUSICAL will continue performances at The Theatre at Saint Peter's, September 17th through October 16th, 2011. Book and lyrics by Susan DiLallo , music by Ben Morss and directed and choreographed by Sam Viverito based on the famous dancing mouseling and her friends created by Katharine Holabird and illustrated by Helen Craig. Performances are Saturdays at 12pm and Sundays at 2pm. ANGELINA BALLERINATM THE MUSICAL will return to VITAL THEATRE COMPANY October 21st, 2011 with performances on Fridays at 4:30pm and Saturdays and Sundays at 3:30pm. (more...)

Tony Yazbeck to Take on Billy Flynn in CHICAGO, 8/29
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2011

On Monday, August 29, 2011, the acclaimed revival of the Tony Award-winning musical CHICAGO will welcome Tony Yazbeck to the role of 'that silver-tongued prince of the courtoom,' Billy Flynn. (more...)

Tony Yazbeck to Take on Billy Flynn in CHICAGO, 8/29
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2011

On Monday, August 29, 2011, the acclaimed revival of the Tony Award-winning musical CHICAGO will welcome Tony Yazbeck to the role of 'that silver-tongued prince of the courtoom,' Billy Flynn. (more...)

A LOVELY LINEAGE Comes To The Arthur Newman Theatre 9/4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2011

Kristin Towers-Rowles will bring her acclaimed one-woman concert style cabaret to The Arthur Newman Theatre at The Joslyn Center in Palm Desert on Sunday, September 4, 2011 as part of the long-running Les Michaels' Life Is A Cabaret Series. (more...)

D.B. Bonds Leads Goodspeed's CITY OF ANGELS 9/23-11/27
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2011

Goodspeed Musicals delves into the sultry and shadowy world of 1940s film noir with their clever production of City of Angels. (more...)

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