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Gabrielle Stravelli Extends Metropolitan Room Engagement Through 8/13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

GABRIELLE STRAVELLI, the celebrated pop/jazz vocalist, has extended her exclusive engagement at The Metropolitan Room through August. After sold out shows and amazing reviews - including a rave in The New York Times - a special encore performance has been added on Wednesday, August 13, in addition to remaining shows on Tuesday, July 29 and Thursday, July 31 at 7:00 PM. Stravelli, called an 'outstanding singer' by The Wall Street Journal, is known from her tours with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, appearances at the 92nd Street Y and her long-running Soho jazz brunch. Her new show, directed by nightlife legend Marilyn Maye, includes selections from her debut CD Waiting in Vain previews tracks for her upcoming sophomore release. The evening features classic standards like 'While We're Young' and 'Goody Goody,' pop hits such as 'Young Folks' (Peter, Bjorn and John) and 'Have You Ever Seen the Rain' (John Fogerty), in addition to distinctive original compositions. She is joined by Joshua Richman on piano, Pat O'Leary on bass and Eric Halvorson on drums. (more...)

CCT's LITTLE MERMAID to Feature 150 Student Actors
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Grab your fins and snorkels, and head 'Under the Sea' as Columbia Children's Theatre's (CCT) YouTheatre presents Disney's The Little Mermaid Jr. August 1st - 10th with shows Fridays at 7:00 pm, Saturdays at 11:00 am and 3:00 pm, and Sundays at 3:00 pm. General admission tickets are $10 regular admission and $8 for active military families and seniors. Advance ticket purchases are strongly recommended and may be purchased securely on-line at www.columbiachildrenstheatre.com. All shows take place at Columbia Children's Theatre on the second floor of Richland Mall, 3400 Forest Drive in beautiful Forest Acres. (more...)

CHRISTINA, THE GIRL KING Begins Previews 7/29 at Stratford Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

The Stratford Festival will present Linda Gaboriau's remarkable new translation of Michel Marc Bouchard's Christina, The Girl King. Written by one of Quebec's most celebrated playwrights, and directed by Vanessa Porteous, Artistic Director of Alberta Theatre Projects, the play makes its English language premiere at Stratford's Studio Theatre. Previews begin on Tuesday, July 29, and the production officially opens on Thursday, August 14. (more...)

Photo Flash: James Iglehart Hosts, Kristin Chenoweth Guests on Today's THE VIEW!
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

James Monroe Iglehart, 2014 Tony Award winner for his performance as Genie in Disney's Aladdin, served as a co-host on ABC's Emmy Award-winning talk show THE VIEW today. (more...)

Kevin Mahogany to Headline 2014 South Bend Jazz Festival, 8/16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Kevin Mahogany to headline the 3rd annual South Bend Jazz Festival, Saturday, August 16th from 4:00 p.m till 11:00 p.m; in front of the Morris Performing Arts Center. Free to the Public! Featuring Six international acts from a Variety of Jazz genres. (more...)

BWW Interview: Actor, Director, and Teacher Thomas G. Waites Gives Insight on Baruch College's THE TAMING OF THE SHREW
by Louisa Brady - Jul 25, 2014

Acclaimed director, actor, and teacher Thomas G. Waites is currently directing THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, being produced by the Baruch College of Performing Arts and the Thomas G. Waites Acting Studio. The production opened on July 10th and is schedule to run through August 3rd. Waites took the time to chat with BroadwayWorld this week about the production. He also shared wisdom on his many years of experience in the business, as well as his career as a teacher. (more...)

Kelli O'Hara to Headline The Cabaret at the Columbia Club's 2014 Fundraiser Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

The Cabaret has announced that the performer for their 2014 Annual Fundraiser Gala will be five-time Tony nominee, Kelli O'Hara. (more...)

New Extended Promo For Alan Menken's Musical Series GALAVANT
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 25, 2014

An impressive first look at the new musical TV series featuring the music of multi-award-winning composer Alan Menken, GALAVANT, is now available to view. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Watch Trailer for The CW's REIGN - Season 2!
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Below, watch the trailer for Season 2 of The CW's REIGN, which premiered at the 2014 San Diego Comic Con! (more...)

Michael Cohl Comments on JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Arena Tour: 'It Was a Disaster'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Cohl comments on the 50-stop planned arena tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's rock opera 'Jesus Christ Superstar' (more...)

Michael Cohl Reveals SPIDER-MAN Arena Tour in the Works for 2015-16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

In a recent interview with the Wall Street Journal, Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark producer Michael Cohl revealed that the show will n fact not be opening in Las Vegas. Instead an arena tour is in the works for 'late 2015 or winter 2016.' He told WSJ: "I think Spider-man is a pop culture rock show that was meant to be in arenas." When asked about the recently cancelled Jesus Christ Superstar arena tour, another project with which he was affiliated, Cohl commented: "It was a disaster. Ticket sales were terrible." (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Preview of INSIDE ACT: HOW TEN ACTORS MADE IT AND HOW YOU CAN TOO- with Jose Llana!
by Ken Womble - Jul 25, 2014

Why do some actors make it and others don't? Ken Womble sets out to find the answer to this question, one that has fascinated and tormented him for years, in his new book, INSIDE ACT: How Ten Actors Made it and How You Can Too (Hansen Publishing Group, 373 pages, $24.99). To celebrate the release, BroadwayWorld will be featuring chapter previews from the new book. Today, hear from Jose Llana! (more...)

Django Reinhardt NY Festival, Daniel Reichard & More Set for Birdland, Week of 8/4
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for August 4 - August 10, featuring Django Reinhardt NY Festival 15th Anniversary Celebration, Jane Monheit's Jazz Party, Daniel Reichard, Loston Harris, and more! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 7/25/14 - Iglehart Takes Over THE VIEW, BIG FISH in Chicago, MALA HIERBA and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jul 25, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waKing up to it? This weekend's big news: James Monroe Iglehart co-hosts THE VIEW, DONKEY PUNCH and MALA HIERBA begin off-Broadway, BIG FISH swims back to Chicago and more! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Beth Malone, John Cudia and More in Highlights of SOUTH PACIFIC at Music Circus
by Stage Tube - Jul 25, 2014

The Rodgers and Hammerstein classic South Pacific, a universally acclaimed musical theatre masterpiece, is the third show in the 2014 Music Circus season at the Wells Fargo Pavilion, the 64th season for the venerable Sacramento institution. Performances take place July 22 - 27. Check out a first look below! (more...)

Fairy Tales Get Musical Makeover in Libra Theater's ROYAL FABLES, Beginning Previews 10/30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Libra Theater Company, in association with The TR?F, presents the World Premiere of ROYAL FABLES a new musical that explores the lives of classic and not-so-classic fairy tale princesses. Featuring book, music and lyrics by Nick Luckenbaugh, the production is directed by Megan Mekjian starring a cast of 18. Previews begin October 30 at Access Theater. (more...)

FOX's HELL'S KITCH Names Season 12 Winner
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

The 12th season of HELL'S KITCHEN came to an exciting close as host and Head Chef Gordon Ramsay announced Scott Commings the winner during tonight's Season Finale on FOX. (more...)

Idan Raichel & Vieux Farka Touré Announce New Album 'The Paris Session'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

The formation and success of The Touré-Raichel Collective, the band led by Israeli keyboardist and songwriter Idan Raichel and Malian guitarist Vieux Farka Touré (more...)

Seattle Shakespeare Company Celebrates 13 Continuous Seasons of Financial Success
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

After closing out the financial records for Seattle Shakespeare Company's 2013-2014 season, Managing Director John Bradshaw announced that the company ended the year in the black with revenues of $1.6 million, a record high for the company. This is the 13th year in a row that the company has ended the season with a positive fund balance. (more...)

Kenny Loggins to Play Ridgefield Playhouse, 8/13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Legendary Grammy Award-winner, singer/songwriter guitarist Kenny Loggins of "What A Fool Believes" fame is coming to The Ridgefield Playhouse on Wednesday, August 13, at 8 p.m. Loggins was originally part of the duo Loggins an (more...)

Broadway-Bound Version of RIO in the Works? ALVIN & THE CHIPMUNKS Live Show Also Set to Tour
by Movies News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Broadway producer Michael Cohl has inked a licensing deal with Twentieth Century Fox to bring two of the studio's hit films, RIO and ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS: CHIPWRECKED, to the stage. (more...)

BDF & Kimmel Center to Present TAKE IT TO THE LIMIT, 8/9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

The Broadway Dreams Foundation (BDF) partners with theKimmel Center for the Performing Arts to present TAKE IT TO THE LIMIT: Defining EXTRA-Ordinary, a unique Broadway cabaret featuring performances by Broadway veterans and emerging local talent. Directed by Tony Award-nominated director and choreographer Dan Knetchges (Xanadu, Spelling Bee), TAKE IT TO THE LIMIT concludes a weeklong musical theatre intensive taught by the industry's top directors, choreographers, and industry professionals. (more...)

SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 7/25/2014
by BWW - Jul 25, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com's SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 7/25/2014. (more...)

Peter Bowles Joins FORGOTTEN VOICES Guest Lineup at Edinburgh Festival Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Peter Bowles will be joining the line-up of special guest artists appearing in Forgotten Voices, a play by Malcolm McKay based on the best-selling book Forgotten Voices of the Great War by Max Arthur, which will be staged at this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

BWW Blog: Jesse Swimm of Goodspeed's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF - Kayaks, TV Spots, Swing Ons, and Talk Backs
by Guest Blogger: Jesse Swimm - Jul 25, 2014

Kayaks, TV Spots, Swing Ons, and Talk Backs (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at John Lithgow, Annette Bening & More in Public Theater's KING LEAR in the Park!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

The Public Theater presents King Lear, the second show of The Public's free Shakespeare in the Park season at the Delacorte. Featuring John Lithgow as Lear, this enduring tragedy is currently in previews and runs through Sunday, August 17, with an official press opening on Tuesday, August 5. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Beth Malone, John Cudia and More in SOUTH PACIFIC at California Music Circus
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

The Rodgers and Hammerstein classic South Pacific, a universally acclaimed musical theatre masterpiece, is the third show in the 2014 Music Circus season at the Wells Fargo Pavilion, the 64th season for the venerable Sacramento institution. Performances take place July 22 - 27. Check out a first look below! (more...)

Scoop: SUPERNATURAL on THE CW - Tuesday, August 5, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jul 24, 2014

Get all the scoop on SUPERNATURAL, airing on THE CW on Tuesday, August 5, 2014! (more...)

The Container Collective & SummerWorks Festival Present Canadian Premiere of THE CONTAINER, 8/7 - 8/17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Five migrants from Somalia, Afghanistan and Turkey have paid an Agent to smuggle them across Europe and into England. Inside a shipping container parked behind the Theatre Centre, the Container Collective invites Toronto audiences to experience the claustrophobic, dark, and cramped conditions that that five refugees endure in order to start a new life. Extremely limited seating is available for shows August 7-17th as part of the SummerWorks Festival. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased online at www.summerworks.ca or by calling 416.907.0468. (more...)

Ridley Pearson's Bestselling Suspense Novel, Undercurrents, Debuts Digitally
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

NEW YORK, NY - With over 48 published novels in diverse genres, including children's fiction, paranormal, adventure and crime, fans of New York Times bestselling author Ridley Pearson can now read five of his best suspense thrillers in eBook. RosettaBooks, the leading independent eBook publisher, has published his bestseller Undercurrents, Blood of the Albatross, Hidden Charges, Never Look Back and Probable Cause. (more...)

Scoop: THE VIEW - Week of 7/28 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Jul 24, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE VIEW - Week of 7/28, airing on ABC (more...)

DINOSAUR TRAIN: Classic in the Jurassic Special Debuts on PBS KIDS & DVD in August
by TV News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

On Monday, August 18, PBS KIDS premieres “Classic in the Jurassic,” an all-new one hour special from The Jim Henson Company's hit series DINOSAUR TRAIN. (more...)

Seattle Musical Theatre Joins Solid Ground and Theater of Possibility for New Youth Program
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Seattle Musical Theatre has teamed up with local organizations Solid Ground and Theater of Possibility to create a brand new summer youth theater program for kids and tweens living in Solid Ground housing at Magnuson Park. After a six week program with professional teaching artists, the students are presenting a showcase of interactive theater games and improvisation exercises to be shared with family and friends in the audience. The student showcase will be presented at SMT's theater at the end of July. (more...)

'Legend of the King: Kios Chronicles' by Adam Stoak is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ A fantasy battle manga is sure to engage adventure comic book readers in author Adam Stoak's Legend of the King: Kios Chronicles. Readers get to follow a 12-year-old Kios and the challenges and adventures he endures on his way to attain the throne of Kavalie. There's fun, action, thrill, and so much more in the pages of this exciting read. (more...)

Natalie Cole to Perform at Ridgefield Playhouse, 8/21
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

For tickets ($135 orchestra, $125 mezzanine/balcony), call the box office at (203) 438-5795, or order online at ridgefieldplayhouse.org. The Ridgefield Playhouse is a not-for-profit performing arts center located at 80 East Ridge, parallel to Main Street, Ridgefield, CT, ridgefieldplayhouse.org. (more...)

CBS News' FACE THE NATION Takes Adults 25-54 on Sunday
by TV News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

FACE THE NATION posted a 2.0/06 with 2.84m viewers and 0.7/03 in adults 25-54, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for July 20. FACE THE NATION tied for first in adults 25-54 among the Sunday morning public affairs programs. Compared to the same day last year, FACE THE NATION was up +12% in viewers (from 2.55m) and +40% in adults 25-54 (from 0.5/03). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Howie Michael Smith, Robert Cuccioli and More in MY LIFE IS A MUSICAL at Bay Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Bay Street Theater presents the World Premiere of MY LIFE IS A MUSICAL (July 29-August 31). This musical comedy book, music and lyrics by Adam Overett, is directed and choreographed by Marlo Hunter. Presented in association with Martin Platt, David Elliott, Cheryl Wiesenfeld, Joan Raffe & Jhett Tolentino, and Patrick Blake, with additional support from the Joseph Stein Fund for new musicals and Adriane and Jerry Cohen. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Tune-In Tomorrow to Watch ALADDIN's James Monroe Iglehart on THE VIEW!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

James Monroe Iglehart, 2014 Tony Award winner for his performance as Genie in Disney's Aladdin, will co-host ABC's Emmy® Award-winning talk show 'The View' tomorrow, Friday, July 25, 2014. "The View" is broadcast live weekdays from New York City from 11:00am - 12:00pm ET. Check out a photo preview from his appearance below! (more...)

Win a Neon by Artist Tracey Emin and Support The Old Vic Theatre Trust; Raffle Closes July 31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Tracey Emin has donated one of her neons, valued between £50,000 and £70,000, to raise funds for The Old Vic Theatre Trust. (more...)

Photo Flash: BEAUTIFUL's Jake Epstein Guest Stars in the IAN Season Finale
by TV News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

In the final episode of ian, hold onto your hats, partners. ian imagines himself the hero of an old spaghetti western and takes on The Black Cowboy, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical's Jake Epstein (TV: Degrassi, The Next Generation), to defend a beautiful damsel in distress (Sarah Schenkkan (National Tour: Wicked). Wearing a hat as big as his...honor, ian's courage is challenged like never before in the greatest showdown of his life. It's nerd vs. cowboy. Whose gun is bigger? Scroll down for stills from the episode! (more...)

VIDEO: BEAUTIFUL's Jake Epstein and WICKED's Sarah Schenkkan Guest Star in the IAN Season Finale
by TV News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

In the final episode of ian, hold onto your hats, partners. ian imagines himself the hero of an old spaghetti western and takes on The Black Cowboy, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical's Jake Epstein (TV: Degrassi, The Next Generation), to defend a beautiful damsel in distress (Sarah Schenkkan (National Tour: Wicked). Wearing a hat as big as his...honor, ian's courage is challenged like never before in the greatest showdown of his life. It's nerd vs. cowboy. Whose gun is bigger? Click below to watch the episode! (more...)

Photo Flash: New Shots from THE SOUND OF MUSIC at Sierra Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

The foothills will come alive with The Sound of Music when the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical returns, now through August 31 at Sierra Repertory Theatre's historic Fallon House Theatre in Columbia. BroadwayWorld has new photos of the cast onstage below! (more...)

HONEYMOON IN VEGAS Launches Audience Rewards Presale on 7/28!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

HONEYMOON IN VEGAS, the eagerly awaited new Broadway musical, announces its exclusive ticket pre-sale through Audience Rewards will begin Monday, July 28 at 10 AM. Single tickets for the production will go on sale on Monday, August 4 via Ticketmaster.com. (more...)

Fox Theatre Recognized Among Leaders in Worldwide Ticket Sales
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Atlanta's historic Fox Theatre is recognized as a Top Stop for Mid-Year 2014 by leading entertainment trade publications Venues Today and Pollstar Magazine. The Fox Theatre ranked second in the world for concert ticket sales, among similar-sized venues, in the Venues Today 2014 "Mid-Year Top Stop" ranKings for the second consecutive year for facilities of 2,001-5,000 seating capacity. The city's landmark attraction is also ranked third in Pollstar Magazine's midyear list of Top 100 Theater Venues for Worldwide Ticket Sales. (more...)

Scoop: PRETTY LITTLE LIARS on ABC FAMILY - Tuesday, August 12, 2014
by - Jul 24, 2014

Get all the scoop on PRETTY LITTLE LIARS, airing on ABC FAMILY on Tuesday, August 12, 2014! (more...)

She's Back in Just No Time at All! Andrea Martin Will Return to Tony Award-Winning Role in Broadway's PIPPIN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

The producers of the Tony Award winning Best Revival of a Musical PIPPIN just announced that Andrea Martin, who won 2013 Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for creating the role of "Berthe" in the production, will return to the role for 24 performances only, Tuesday September 2nd through Sunday September 21st. Tony Award winner Priscilla Lopez will now perform the role of "Berthe" through Sunday, August 31. PIPPIN is now in its second smash year at Broadway's Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street). (more...)

The Araca Project Announces Seven Original Productions
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

The Araca Group has announced the seven shows that will comprise the 2014 Araca Project season, lasting from September 7th until November 2nd at the American Theatre of Actors. Led by Matthew Rego, Michael Rego, and Hank Unger, The Araca Group is a New York City-based Broadway production and merchandising that has served, among others, Wicked, Urinetown, Rock of Ages, Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge. In addition, Araca is now the largest screen printing and merchandising company on Broadway. Learn more at www.araca.com. (more...)

PATS Inducts New Members Into Pennsylvania Athletic Training Hall of Fame
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

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Brooklyn-Based Microcinema Icon Spectacle Takes Over MAD's Summer Cinema Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

This summer, Brooklyn-based Spectacle takes over the Theater at MAD as part of the exhibition NYC Makers: The MAD Biennial, presenting 11 unconventional programs that highlight the organization's cross-disciplinary approach and DIY ethos. A unique voice in the wave of micro-cinemas that have emerged in New York City in the past decade, Spectacle was established in 2010 with only 30 seats in its Williamsburg, Brooklyn home, and a staff made up entirely of volunteers. (more...)

First Listen: Paul Williams' Love Song for Elaine Stritch - 'Looking for Love in the Dark'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Variety just premiered a love song composer, singer-songwriter, director and actor Paul Williams wrote for the late, great Elaine Stritch last year after watching her documentary ELAINE STRITCH: SHOOT ME. It's called 'LooKing for Love in the Dark', and you can listen to it HERE! (more...)

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