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Stark Naked Theatre to Round Out Third Season with Shakespeare's THE WINTER'S TALE, 5/2-16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

Stark Naked Theatre Company concludes its third season with a compelling production of one of William Shakespeare's most fascinating plays, The Winter's Tale. Directed by acclaimed Houston actor/director Philip Lehl, The Winter's Tale opens on May 2nd and runs through May 16th at STUDIO 101. (more...)

Mandy Gonzalez, Aaron Lazar & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, the performance venue located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond: (more...)

First Photo Released of Neil Patrick Harris in HEDWIG!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2014

As audiences got a first look at the star's transformation into the title character, EW released a first look online as well. Click here for the full story, and the complete, fab Joan Marcus photo that show's off custom high heels -- and more!. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 3/30/2014
by BWW - Mar 30, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/30/2014 for Chicago (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Raleigh - Week of 3/30/2014
by BWW - Mar 30, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/30/2014 for Raleigh (more...)

YOUR MOTHER'S COPY OF THE KAMA SUTRA Begins Tonight at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2014

Playwrights Horizons presents the World Premiere production of YOUR MOTHER'S COPY OF THE KAMA SUTRA, a new play by Kirk Lynn (Co-Artistic Director, Austin's Rude Mechanicals), directed by Obie Award winner Anne Kauffman (Detroit, Maple and Vine at PH; Belleville; This Wide Night; The Thugs), which begins previews this weekend. (more...)

FUDGE Opens JACK THE RIPPER Tonight at Boston Playwright's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2014

Tonight, March 29 at 8:00pm The FUDGE Theatre Company (Founding Artistic Director, Joey DeMita) will open their 13th Anniversary Season's Premiere Production of Steven Bergman & Christopher-Michael DiGrazia's musical interpretation of the London media frenzy that fueled the story of a series of five butchered prostitutes into a bonfire that is still burning today, one hundred and twenty six years later. (more...)

Jane Lynch, Kate Baldwin, Roslyn Kind & More Set for 54 Below in Coming Months
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

This April, May and June at 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54thStreet. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visit www.54Below.com. (more...)

Roundabout's VIOLET with Sutton Foster Gets Cast Recording; PS Classics to Release 2-Disc Set in June
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced that PS Classics will record the cast album of VIOLET on April 7, 2014. This Original Broadway Cast Recording, a two-disc set, will be released on June 3. The production is currently playing at the American Airlines Theatre through August 10, 2014. (more...)

MY FAIR LADY, INTO THE WOODS, THE LAST FIVE YEARS & More Set for OSTC's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Ocean State Theatre Company (OSTC) has announced that its second full season in their new state-of-the-art theatre located at 1245 Jefferson Boulevard in Warwick, will open with Lerner and Loewe's stunning Broadway classic, My Fair Lady. (more...)

Oh, That Angry Inch! Meet the Full Cast 'HEDWIG', Beginning Previews Tomorrow!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 28, 2014

Neil Patrick Harris will return to Broadway in the new production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, the musical with book by John Cameron Mitchell and music and lyrics by Stephen Trask, directed by Michael Mayer. The limited engagement, featuring Lena Hall (Kinky Boots, lead singer of The Deafening), will begin previews tomorrow, Saturday, March 29 for a Tuesday, April 22 opening night at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the cast and members of 'The Angry Inch' band, plus check out interviews with the company! (more...)

A Beautiful Journey... Meet the Full Cast of VIOLET, Beginning Tomorrow on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 27, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company's production of VIOLET, starring Sutton Foster, Colin Donnell, Alexander Gemignani and Joshua Henry, begins previews tomorrow, March 28, 2014. VIOLET officially opens on April 20, 2014 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street). Scroll down to learn more about the full company and check out a sneak peek performance and interviews with the cast! (more...)

HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Announces Charitable Partnership with Hetrick-Martin Institute
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

Today, the producers of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, which begins previews on Saturday, March 29 at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street), announced a long-term charitable partnership with Hetrick-Martin Institute, the nation's oldest and largest organization helping gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth to reach their full potential. (more...)

TUTS' Humphreys School of Musical Theatre to Present BIG, 6/11-14
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

Theatre Under The Stars' (TUTS) Humphreys School of Musical Theatre (HSMT) is pleased to announce that the highly-anticipated summer production at Miller Outdoor Theatre is Big, The Musical. Get ready to see the classic 1987 motion picture fantasy burst onto the stage in an unforgettable theatrical experience. HSMT will present FREE performances June 11 - 13 at 11:00 a.m. and June 13 - 14 at 8:15 p.m. (more...)

Ismenia Mendes Joins Cast of YOUR MOTHER'S COPY OF THE KAMA SUTRA at Playwrights Horizons; Sarah Sutherland Withdraws Due to Illness
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

Playwrights Horizons has announced new details for its World Premiere production of YOUR MOTHER'S COPY OF THE KAMA SUTRA, a new play by Kirk Lynn (Co-Artistic Director, Austin's Rude Mechanicals), directed by Obie Award winner Anne Kauffman (Detroit, Maple and Vine at PH; Belleville; This Wide Night; The Thugs), which begins previews this weekend. (more...)

VIDEO: Behind-the-Scenes Look at CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER
by - Mar 25, 2014

ET's Rob Marciano gives you an exclusive behind the scenes look at the film with stars Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson and Anthony Mackie. (more...)

FIRST LOOK - Comic Book Artist Paolo Rivera Reveals New CAPTAIN AMERICA Poster Art
by Movies News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

Comic book artist Paolo Rivera has revealed a new poster he designed exclusively for CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER. The artwork was commissioned by Marvel Studios. (more...)

Jennifer Bowles & Rob McClure Set to Lead Encores! IRMA LA DOUCE; Runs May 7-11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

Jennifer Bowles will play the title role opposite Rob McClure in New York City Center Encores! production of Irma La Douce, running for seven performances,May 7 - 11, 2014. The final production of the 2014 Encores! season will also feature Sam Bolen, Allan Corduner, Ben Crawford, Stephen DeRosa, Ken Krugman, Zachary James and Chris Sullivan. Irma La Douce will be directed by John Doyle and choreographed by Chase Brock, with music direction by Rob Berman. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 3/23/2014
by BWW - Mar 23, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/23/2014 for Chicago (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 3/22- Stephen Sondheim & Andrew Lloyd Webber!
by Stage Tube - Mar 22, 2014

Sondheim is the winner of an Academy Award, eight Tony Awards, including the Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre, multiple Grammy Awards, a Pulitzer Prize and the Laurence Olivier Award. Described by Frank Rich of the New York Times as 'the greatest, and perhaps best-known artist working in musical theatre', his most famous scores include (as composer/lyricist) A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Company, Follies, A Little Night Music, Sweeney Todd, Sunday in the Park with George, Into the Woods, and Assassins. He also wrote the lyrics for West Side Story and Gypsy. Lloyd Webber has composed 13 musicals, a song cycle, a set of variations, two film scores, and a Latin Requiem Mass. He has also gained a number of honours, including a knighthood in 1992, followed by a peerage from the British Government for services to Music, seven Tony Awards, three Grammy Awards, an Academy Award, fourteen Ivor Novello Awards, seven Olivier Awards, a Golden Globe Award, and the Kennedy Center Honors in 2006. Several of his songs, notably 'The Music of the Night', 'I Don't Know How to Love Him', 'Don't Cry for Me, Argentina' and 'You Must Love Me', 'Any Dream Will Do' and 'Memory' have been widely recorded and were hits outside of their parent musicals. (more...)

Swarovski Crystals Featured in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH's Costumes on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2014

Swarovski crystals are 'shining like the brightest star' in costumes for Broadway's HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH. The musical is now in previews at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street) and will open Tuesday, April 22. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Philip Olson and Aaron Glover Discuss ASSASSINS
by Jeff Davis - Apr 8, 2014

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Photo Coverage: Sally Wilfert Returns to 54 Below!
by Stephen Sorokoff - Apr 7, 2014

Broadway songstress Sally Wilfert returned to 54 Below with a brand spanking new evening of music- featuring classic melodies and newer works, all seamlessly blended into the perfect, tuneful Wilfert casserole. One of New York's most dynamic voices, audiences have embraced Sally in everything from Broadway's Assassins to her acclaimed off-Broadway appearances in Make Me a Song and See Rock City, among others. In January, Sally knocked the socks off of 54 Below audiences with her breathtaking appearance in The Sound of Their Music: Rodgers & Hammerstein at 54 Below. (more...)

Third CAPTAIN AMERICA Film to Hit U.S. Theaters in May 2016!
by Movies News Desk - Apr 7, 2014

Following the record-breaking opening of Marvel's Captain America: The Winter Soldier, the studio has announced today that a third film will hit U.S. theaters on May 6, 2016. (more...)

'Prodigy: Daughter of the Chai' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2014

Carthage, TX (PRWEB) April 05, 2014 (more...)

Photo Flash: In the Recording Studio with the Cast of VIOLET!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2014

The cast of Violet is in the recording studio today, recording the cast album of Violet on April 7, 2014. This Original Broadway Cast Recording, a two-disc set, will be released by PS Classics on June 3. The production is currently playing at the American Airlines Theatre through August 10, 2014. THe cast has been busy tweeting and intagramming from the recording booth today and you can check out a roundup of their photos below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG a Triumphant Production of Seldom-Produced Sondheim
by Jeff Davis - Apr 6, 2014

Over the course of his fifty year career, Stephen Sondheim has written shows of a predominantly darker hue. He's tackled stories about showgirls who are past their prime, a barber turned serial killer, a giant who destroys a fairy tale kingdom, presidential Assassins, and an entire country selling out to the western world. Still, his unassuming 1981 musical about the slow demise of a three-pronged friendship may be the saddest thing he's ever written. If that sounds like an indication that you should skip Merrily We Roll Along, keep in mind that no one does sad like Sondheim. In other words, roll along to St. Edwards University, see this show, and enjoy the emotional sucker punch. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 4/06/2014
by BWW - Apr 6, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/06/2014 for Chicago (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Raleigh - Week of 4/06/2014
by BWW - Apr 6, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/06/2014 for Raleigh (more...)

Plays by Jess Brickman, Molly Smith Metzler and P. Seth Bauer Set for Bay Street Theatre's New Works Festival, 4/25-27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2014

BAY STREET THEATRE NEW WORKS FESTIVAL will take place on April 25-27 at the Bay Street Theatre on the Long Wharf in Sag Harbor, NY. The Festival is produced in Association with SPACE on Ryder Farm. The media sponsor for the festival is Dan's Papers Literary Prize Contest. (more...)

Review Roundup: CAPTAIN AMERICA Fights His Way Into Theaters
by Matt Tamanini - Apr 4, 2014

The latest installment in the ever-expanding 'Marvel Cinematic Universe,' Captain America: The Winter Soldier hits theaters nationwide Friday, April 4th. Chris Evans returns as the first Avenger, and is joined by such stars as Scarlett Johansson, Cobie Smulders, Emily VanCamp, Robert Redford, and Samuel L. Jackson. (more...)

AMC Theatres Presents CAPTAIN AMERICA Double Feature in RealD 3D Today
by Movies News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

AMC Theatres® (AMC) is inviting guests to catch up on the story of Steve Rogers and Captain America with Marvel's Captain America Double Feature in RealD 3D at 158 AMC locations nationwide today, April 3. (more...)

Cast Announced for Kokandy Productions' ASSASSINS, Running 6/13-7/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

Kokandy Productions has announced casting for Assassins, directed by Rachel Edwards Harvith with music direction by Kory Danielson and choreography by Mike Ford. Assassins begins performances on Friday, June 13, 2014 with Press Opening on Saturday, June 14th, and runs at Theater Wit in Chicago through Sunday, July 20, 2014. (more...)

Soubrette Productions Presents ASSASSINS, Now thru 4/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

Soubrette Productions presents Assassins by Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman at the Carver Center's Boyd Vance Theatre. With an all-star cast of local actors including Nathan Brockett, Andrew Cannata, and Julia Lorenz-Olson, Soubrette is a community theatre run by a husband and wife team. (more...)

Angela Shultz to Bring REALITY CHECK to Don't Tell Mama, 4/26 & 5/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

NYC cabaret artist Angela Shultz takes to the stage with her 2014 show 'Reality Check' on Saturdays, April 26 and May 10, both shows at 5:30pm, at Don't Tell Mama (343 West 46th Street, NYC - 212-757-0788; www.donttellmamanyc.com). There is a $20 cover charge plus a 2-drink minimum. (Members of MAC -- $15.) Reservations may be placed by calling (212) 757-0788 after 4pm daily or by visiting www.donttellmamanyc.com (more...)

PlayMakers Rep Presents Stephen Sondheim's ASSASSINS, Now thru 4/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2014

PlayMakers Repertory Company will conclude its Mainstage Season with the Tony Award-winning musical 'Assassins' by Stephen Sondheim, onstage today, April 2-20. (more...)

VIDEO: GMA Goes Behind-the-Scenes with NPH & Cast of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH
by TV News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

This morning's 'Good Morning America' aired a special segment featuring a panel interview with HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH's Neil Patrick Harris, Lena Hall, John Cameron Mitchell, and Stephen Trask. (more...)

Neil Patrick Harris, Lena Hall & More Will Bring HEDWIG to GOOD MORNING AMERICA for Two Days this Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, currently in previews at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street), will be featured tomorrow and Thursday, April 17 on 'Good Morning America.' (more...)

Backstage At HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH With Neil Patrick Harris & Company
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 15, 2014

The creators and cast of the new Broadway production of HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH participate in a new behind the scenes featurette showcasing the gender-bending rock musical. (more...)

Lin-Manuel Miranda Writes Passionate Ode To Neil Patrick Harris
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 15, 2014

Tony Award-winning actor, composer and all-around Broadway super-supporter Lin-Manuel Miranda writes a passionate ode to similarly multi-talented and recognizable theatrical proponent and marquee name Neil Patrick Harris in the new issue of Vanity Fair. (more...)

BWW Reviews: ASSASSINS is a Captivating Look at the Dark Side of America
by Jeff Davis - Apr 15, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 4/13/2014
by BWW - Apr 13, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/13/2014 for Chicago (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Raleigh - Week of 4/13/2014
by BWW - Apr 13, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/13/2014 for Raleigh (more...)

'Aristocrats and Assassins' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

NYPD detectives Chen and Castilblanco leave their comfort zones once again. Chen goes to China where she helps the DEA track down a money laundering scheme. Castilblanco is in Europe on vacation with his wife. They meet up to thwart a terrorist who's kidnapping members of the European royal family. What relation does he have to the money laundering scheme? Why does he have a vendetta for Castilblanco? What's his real agenda? Join Chen and Castilblanco on a tour of Europe you won't find in Frommer's. Book Details: Aristocrats and Assassins Book 4, Detectives Chen and Castilblanco Series Author: Steven M. Moore Publisher: Carrick Publishing ISBN: 978-1927114797 ASIN: B00IX0B9NG Published: March 2014 Pages: 218 Genre: Thriller, Mystery, Suspense Other books in the 'Detectives Chen and Castilblanco Series' include The Midas Bomb (AISN: B00495XSYC, ISBN: 978-0741456311) which was published by Infinity Publishing in 201 and Angels Need Not Apply (ASIN: B007JMB5B0) published in March 2012 and Teeter-Totter Between Lust and Murder (ASIN: B00CRJXDKQ) published in May 2013 which were published by Carrick Publishing. About The Author: Steve Moore is the author of 13 novels and 2 anthologies covering the genres of thrillers, mysteries, suspense, and sci-fi. Except for the latter, many of his books have settings and characters related to places he's visited and people who live there. Most of his books have strong, smart female protagonists tooDao-Ming Chen is one of them. His characters and dialogue reflect his observations of how people live and act around the world and the U.S. He lives in Montclair just outside the Big Apple. For more bio info, visit him at his website. For review copies, author interviews, or more information please contact: Steve Moore E-mail: steve@stevenmmoore.com Website: http://stevenmmoore.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/authorStevenMMoore (more...)

hotINK at the Lark to Feature DEBACLES, ALPENVORLAND and LOS ASESINOS, May-June 2014
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

hotINK at the Lark is proud to present three play readings, written by playwrights who hail from outside of the United States: DEBACLES by Marion Aubert (France), translated by Kimberly Jannarone and Erik Butler; ALPENVORLAND by Thomas Arzt (Austria), translated by Neil Blackadder; LOS ASESINOS by David Olguin (Mexico), translated by Daniel Jaquez. (more...)

THE FULL MONTY & LOVING REPEATING Set for Kokandy Productions' 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Continuing their mission to produce high-stakes musical theater that authentically mines the emotional truth of the human experience and explores complex, challenging themes, Kokandy Productions announces their 2015 season; THE FULL MONTY (March 2 - April 12 2015), and LOVING REPEATING (July 20 - August 30, 2015), both at Theater Wit in Chicago. (more...)

Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn To Be Available On All Current Gen Consoles Should $450,000 Goal Be Met
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Console gamers rejoice! There is now even more hope for Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn to make its way to consoles. If the $450,000 goal is reached for Shaq Fu: Legend Reborn on Indiegogo, it will launch on current and next gen consoles including Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and Wii U in addition to PC, which will be available regardless of the goal being met. Additionally, In a quest to continuously offer fans new and exciting ways to get involved in the creation of Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn, Shaq and Big Deez Productions have offered two new perks: Shaq to DJ your personal party as well as a Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn tournament where the winner takes home $25,000 and serious bragging rights. (more...)

Photo Flash: Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson & More Attend CAPTAIN AMERICA NY Screening
by Movies News Desk - Apr 1, 2014

Last night, Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, Cobie Smulders and Sebastian Stan attended a special screening of Marvel's Captain America: The Winter Soldier (more...)

Imperial Productions Stages Fringe Premiere of DAMN YANKEES, Now thru April 12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2014

Faust meets Baseball in the FRINGE PREMIERE of the classic Broadway musical. As middle-aged baseball fan Joe Boyd trades his soul to the Devil in order to help his favourite baseball team beat the New York Yankees, hell literally breaks loose. Transformed into baseball sensation Joe Hardy, he takes the Washington Senators to new heights whilst discovering the true worth of the life he was so quick to leave behind. (more...)

Mitchell Jarvis and Natascia Diaz to Star in Signature Theatre's THE THREEPENNY OPERA, Running 4/22-6/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2014

Virginia's Tony-Award winning Signature Theatre announces the cast for The Threepenny Opera, Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill's cutting and enduring critique of capitalism and corruption. Directed by Signature Theatre's Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Tender Napalm, Dreamgirls, Really Really), the production stars Mitchell Jarvis (Broadway's Rock of Ages) as the charismatic Macheath, known to popular culture as Mack the Knife. (more...)

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