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Brad Oscar Joins Company of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA National Tour as 'Monsieur Firmin'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

The producers of the spectacular new national touring production of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA announced today that Tony Award nominee Brad Oscar will assume the role of 'Monsieur Firmin' when he joins the production in Philadelphia at the Academy of Music, beginning Monday, April 7. He joins Cooper Grodin as 'The Phantom,' Julia Udine as 'Christine Daae,' Ben Jacoby as 'Raoul,' Jacquelynne Fontaine as 'Carlotta Giudicelli,' Edward Staudenmayer as 'Monsieur Andre,'Linda Balgord as 'Madame Giry,' Frank Viveros as 'Ubaldo Piangi' and Hannah Florence as 'Meg Giry'. Mr. Oscar succeeds original cast member Craig Bennett in the role. (more...)

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

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/30/2014 for San Francisco (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...)

Pioneer Theatre Company Stages DEATHTRAP, Now thru 4/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Pioneer Theatre Company presents the comedy-thriller Deathtrap by Ira Levin, today, March 28 through April 12, 2014. (more...)

Playful Theatre's LES MISERABLES Comes to MCCC's Kelsey Theatre, Now thru 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Playful Theatre Productions will present one of the most thrilling musicals of all time. 'LES MISERABLES' comes to Mercer County Community College's Kelsey Theatre for three weekends: Fridays, today, March 28, April 4 and April 11 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, March 29, April 5 and April 12 at 8 p.m.; and Sundays, March 30, April 6 and April 13 at 2 p.m. (more...)

Sanguine Theatre Offers Talkback After Performance of WILD Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Sanguine Theatre Company invites its patrons to an engaging talkback: 'WILD: Modern Relationships Onstage, Sexual Identity, and the Development of Crystal Skillman's Latest Indie Hit,' following the 8:00pm performance of WILD tonight, March 28 at the IRT Theater. (more...)

Compagnia de' Colombari to Take EVERYTHING THAT RISES MUST CONVERGE on Tour, 4/10-16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

COMPAGNIA DE' COLOMBARI has announced the four city national tour of Flannery O'Connor's EVERYTHING THAT RISES MUST CONVERGE, created for the stage and directed by Karin Coonrod. EVERYTHING THAT RISES MUST CONVERGE will play Washington, D.C.; Atlanta, Georgia; Brunswick, Maine; and New York City. Tour begins Thursday, April 10 and continues through Wednesday, April 16. (more...)

World Premiere of Goblin Market Set for CRT Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) will present the World Premiere of Goblin Market by Penny Benson, inspired by the poem by Christina Rossetti, tonight, March 27 - April 6 in the Studio Theater, Storrs. For tickets and information, call 860-486-2113 and visit www.crt.uconn.edu. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with HT Musical Theatre's SPRING AWAKENING, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

All students from all Hudson County, NJ towns will be participating in Spring Awakening. The 2008 Tony Award Winning Rock Musical will be presented by the Musical Theatre Majors, tonight, March 27-29, 2014. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at rehearsals below! (more...)

Play & Park Structures Helps Expand Forest Grove Park
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

In October of last year, children Anna Dieter-Eckerdt and Abigail Robinson were fatally struck by a hit-and-run vehicle, while playing in a pile of leaves. Since the tragic accident, Anna's mother and Abigail's stepmother, Susan Dieter-Robinson, has worked tirelessly to create a memorial playground in honor of her two children. Enlisting the efforts of Recreation Brands Group sales representative, Martha Gaty, as well as Recreation Director, Tom Gamble, the trio set forth to make this dream playground a reality. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at New Cast of National Theatre's WAR HORSE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

The National Theatre's internationally acclaimed stage production of War Horse recently extended booking at the New London Theatre to 14 February 2015.Now celebrating its seventh year on the London stage, Nick Stafford's adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's book continues to play to sell-out houses in the West End. War Horse, which has now been seen by over 5 million people worldwide, was broadcast live for the first time in February this year part of National Theatre Live. (more...)

Jennifer Laura Thompson, Mandy Gonzalez and More Join Martin and Realbuto's OUTCASTS LIKE US at 54 Below, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

Popular up and coming writers Tim Realbuto and Matthew Martin (creators of the Broadway bound musical Ghostlight) will be doing their second concert at 54 Below, following their hugely successful concert last month. This encore presentation is entitled Outcasts Like Us: More Songs by Martin and Realbuto and will benefit the charity STOMP Out Bullying. (more...)

Oni Faida Lampley's TOUGH TITTY to Run 4/23-5/11 at Paradise Factory
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

The New York premiere of the late award-winning playwright Oni Faida Lampley's play Tough Titty, a poignant and funny exploration of what comes next for a Brooklyn mother diagnosed with breast cancer, will be presented next month by actress/producer Ami Brabson (Homicide: Life on the Street, Law & Order: SVU, Damages) & her husband, Emmy and Obie Award-winning actor Andre Braugher (Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Homicide: Life on the Street, Law & Order, Glory, City of Angels). Lydia Fort will direct. The play premiered at the Williamstown Theatre Festival and made Lampley a finalist for the Susan Smith Blackburn Award. (more...)

Comcast Awards $110,000 in Scholarships to 101 Maryland High School Seniors
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

BALTIMORE, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The Comcast Foundation, founded in 1999 to provide charitable support to its local communities and to empower and enrich lives, has awarded scholarships to 101 Maryland high school seniors through its annual Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program. The program, one of the Comcast Foundation's signature community investment initiatives, recognizes students' leadership skills, academic achievement and commitment to community service. (more...)

Sanguine Theatre to Offer Talkback After Performance of WILD, 3/28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

Sanguine Theatre Company invites its patrons to an engaging talkback: 'WILD: Modern Relationships Onstage, Sexual Identity, and the Development of Crystal Skillman's Latest Indie Hit,' following the 8:00pm performance of WILD on March 28 at the IRT Theater. The talkback will feature WILD playwright Crystal Skillman and director Evan F. Caccioppoli, Abigail Katz of Atlantic Theater Company, Martin Denton of Indie Theater Now, and the producers and cast of Wild. (more...)

Research Shows Only Customer Obsessed Companies Win The Competitive Race
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2014

LONDON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ (more...)

AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY Available on Blu-ray/DVD Today
by Movies News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

The film adaptation of Tracy Letts' Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning play AUGUST OSAGE COUNTY is available on Blu-ray and DVD today. (more...)

Ohio State University Department of Dance to Present AMERICA TO CHINA AND BACK, 4/17-18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2014

The Department of Dance presents 'America to China and Back,' a stateside reprise of the contemporary dance program performed by Ohio State dance students as the Susan Van Pelt Petry Touring Company in China in March. The eight pieces will be staged at 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 17, and Friday, April 18, in the Riffe Center's Studio Two Theatre, 77 South High St. (more...)

Piedmont Players Theatre Announces Cast of NANCY DREW: GIRL DETECTIVE; Show Runs 5/8-17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2014

Piedmont Players Theatre introduces the cast of the youth production of NANCY DREW: Girl Detective by Carolyn Keene. (more...)

San Francisco Playhouse to Stage SEMINAR, 4/29-6/14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2014

San Francisco Playhouse (Artistic Director Bill English & Producing Director Susi Damilano) continues its provocative eleventh season with Seminar by recent Susan Blackburn Award nominee Theresa Rebeck (Smash, The Scene). (more...)

Lied Center Announces 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

The Lied Center for Performing Arts at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has announced its 24th season of world-class performing artists. The season includes 51 performances of 31 shows from a wide range of genres including Broadway, classical music, dance, theater, world music and jazz, comedy, holiday performances, folk music and shows for families. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse to Open 2014 Season with A SONG AT TWILIGHT, 4/29-5/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

Westport Country Playhouse will open its 2014 Season with Noel Coward's witty and poignant tale, 'A Song at Twilight,' directed by Playhouse artistic director Mark Lamos, April 29 - May 17, a co-production with Hartford Stage where it ran earlier this year. Celebrating its 84th season, Westport Country Playhouse was recently named Theater Company of the Year by The Wall Street Journal. (more...)

Unscripted Series THE WRITER'S ROOM Among Sundance TV's 2014 Programming
by TV News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

SundanceTV announces its 2014 Programming Guide. (more...)

New York City Celebrates Project Sunshine Month in April
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

Project Sunshine, a New York City-based charity, celebrates 'Project Sunshine Month' in April by raising awareness and support for the organization through a series of events and programs. Project Sunshine also recognizes its volunteers during Project Sunshine Week, April 22 through April 29, 2014, an annual week of service that will culminate with Project Sunshine's Eleventh Annual Benefit Celebration to be held on Tuesday, April 29th at the Waldorf Astoria. (more...)

Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn to Play Chan Centre, 5/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2014

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents two of America's finest banjo players - Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn - on Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 8pm. The husband and wife team - touring as a duo - will present music developed together, featuring an eclectic mix of bluegrass, traditional, and original compositions. (more...)

Brooklyn Museum Presents Public Programs in May 2014 that Include ARTY FACTS: INSPIRATION CREATION, MOTHER'S DAY BRUNCH AND TOUR and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

The Brooklyn Museum will present a variety of public programs for adults, teens, and kids in May. Public programs include talks, late night events, performances, screenings, and hands-on workshops for children and adults that amplify the Museum's exhibitions and permanent collection, serve its diverse public, and support learning through the visual arts. (more...)

James Harvey & The Songs of Martin & Realbuto Set for Late Night at 54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

Craving a show after the show? 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, is expanding its popular late-night series with fresh faces and hot new performances to keep the party buzzing into the wee hours. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th St., 54 BELOW welcomes you to loosen your tie and embrace the night at its upcoming events: (more...)

Check Out Tracks from Lustral's Newest Album, 'Empathy'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

When British producers Ricky Simmonds and Steve Jones joined together to form Lustral, they started a partnership that would last for over fifteen years. Banking on genuine musicality and inspired concepts, the duo saw club and chart success with their very first record: 'Everytime' featuring Tracy Ackerman. That was in 1997, and the duo have made waves under a handful of influential aliases since their inception. (more...)

Steve Forbert Coming to Bridge Street Live, 5/15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

Steve Forbert at Bridge Street Live is set for Thursday, May 15th, 2014 at 8:00 PM. Tickets are $22 GA, $32 VIP, and available at http://41bridgestreet.inticketing.com/events/steveforbert. (more...)

First Look: BLOOD RELATIONS Asks Did She or Didn't She? A Psychological Murder Mystery About Lizzie Borden
by Shari Barrett - Apr 18, 2014

On August 4, 1892, Lizzie Borden's father and stepmother were found bludgeoned in their family home. Lizzie was arrested for murder and the trial date set for June 5, 1893. The trial lasted fourteen days, and caused a national sensation as it was the first public trial in the United States to be covered extensively by the media. Popular opinion was split on her innocence or guilt. Did she or didn't she do it? See BLOOD RELATIONS and decide for yourself. (more...)

The Drop Your Jaw Improv Group and The Hope For Change Players Host A BATTLE FOR A CURE This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

The Drop Your Jaw Improv Group and The Hope For Change Players presents A BATTLE FOR A CURE. Where two teams will go head-to-head to raise money and awareness for Breast Cancer Research. (more...)

Benefit TRANS Formative - SONGS THAT PROPEL US Set to Play at Joe's Pub on 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

TRANS Formative - Songs That Propel Us: A Benefit for New York Voices, Joe's Pub's artist commissioning program, and the Ali Forney Center. An extravaganza featuring stars of the downtown scene will play at Joe's Pub at The Public, 425 Lafayette Street, on April 28. Show time is 9:30pm. Tickets are $30 and can be reserved online at joespub.com or by phone at: (212) 539-8778. (more...)

Scoop: HANNIBAL on NBC - Friday, May 9, 2014
by TV Scoop - Apr 18, 2014

Get all the scoop on HANNIBAL, airing on NBC on Friday, May 9, 2014! (more...)

Scoop: NCIS on CBS - Tonight, April 17, 2014
by TV Scoop - Apr 17, 2014

Get all the scoop on NCIS, airing on CBS tonight, April 17, 2014! (more...)

Les Waters Replaces Pam MacKinnon as MARJORIE PRIME Director; Show Runs 9/10-10/19 at the Taper
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Obie Award-winner Les Waters will direct the world premiere of Jordan Harrison's profound and engaging "Marjorie Prime" at the Center Theatre Group / Mark Taper Forum, September 10 through October 19, 2014. The opening is set for September 21. (more...)


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James Barbour to Lead LES MISERABLES at La Mirada Theatre; Opens 5/31
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts and McCoy Rigby Entertainment present the fifth and final production in its 2013-1014 season of shows with the Los Angeles regional theatre premiere of one of the most beloved musicals of all time, based on the novel by Victor Hugo, the Tony award-winning, LES MISERABLES, music by Claude-Michel Schonberg, book by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg, lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer, with musical direction by John Glaudini, choreography by Dana Solimando and directed by Brian Kite. (more...)

The Celebrity Series of Boston Announces 2014-2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

The Celebrity Series of Boston announced its 2014-2015 season today, marking 76 years of bringing the world's greatest performing artists to Boston. The season opens on Sunday, October 5, 2014 with Italian pianist Maurizio Pollini in recital. In total, the 2014-2015 season will include 46 music, dance and entertainment engagements. The 2014-15 season is sponsored by Amy and Joshua Boger. (more...)

Richard Armitage, Anna Madeley and More Lead THE CRUCIBLE at the Old Vic - Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Initial casting for Arthur Miller's The Crucible is announced. Richard Armitage, Anna Madeley and Samantha Colley are to play John Proctor, Elizabeth Proctor and Abigail Williams in Ya?l Farber's new production at The Old Vic, with previews from Tuesday 24 June. The cast also includes Sarah Niles, Rebecca Saire and Zara White, with further cast to be announced. (more...)

FilmBuff to Bring DEVIL IN MY RIDE to Digital Audiences
by Movies News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

It was announced today that digital entertainment curator, FilmBuff, will release the horror/comedy “Devil in My Ride,” starring Sid Haig (“Kill Bill: Vol. 2,” “Jackie Brown,” “The Devil's Rejects”) and directed by Gary Michael Schultz. (more...)

Ryan Shaw to Perform at Project Sunshine's 11th Annual Benefit, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Project Sunshine, a New York City-based charity, celebrates "Project Sunshine Month" in April by raising awareness and support for the organization through a series of events and programs. Project Sunshine also recognizes its volunteers during Project Sunshine Week, April 22 through April 29, 2014, an annual week of service that will culminate with Project Sunshine's Eleventh Annual Benefit Celebration to be held on Tuesday, April 29th at the Waldorf Astoria. (more...)

WAKE UP with BroadwayWorld - Monday, April 14, 2014 - Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman in ANNAPURNA, SUBMISSIONS ONLY and More!
by Jessica Showers - Apr 14, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: husband and wife acting team Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman star in ANNAPURNA, beginning previews off-Broadway, plus the fourth episode of SUBMISSIONS ONLY airs tonight on BWW! (more...)

Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company & AngelWalk Theatre to Present Canadian Premiere of STARS OF DAVID, May 10-June 1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Harold Green Jewish Theatre and Angelwalk Theatre are excited to be working together in producing the Canadian Premiere of Stars of David. Fresh off its Off-Broadway run, this is the first major production of this exciting new musical, written by an all-star line-up of Broadway's best. (more...)

KINKY BOOTS' Jeanna de Waal Joins Martin and Realbuto's Outcasts Like Us Lineup at 54 Below, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Jeanna de Waal (currently starring in Broadway's Kinky Boots; who also starred in the Off-Broadway revival of Carrie; Green Day's American Idiot on Broadway; We Will Rock You on the West End; and Glinda in the National Tour of Wicked) has joined the lineup of special guests for Martin and Realbuto's April 25th Outcasts Like Us concert at 54 Below. Previously announced Anneliese van der Pol has left the event due to scheduling issues. (more...)

ANNAPURNA Begins Previews Tomorrow, Starring Megan Mullally & Nick Offerman, 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2014

The New Group presents the New York premiere of Annapurna by Sharr White, directed by Bart DeLorenzo and featuring Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman, in a limited Off-Broadway engagement April 13 - June 1. Official Opening Night is set for Monday, April 21 at 7:00pm, at The New Group @ Theatre Row (The Acorn Theatre, 410 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Pioneer Theatre Company to Stage DEATHTRAP, 3/28-4/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Written in 1978, Deathtrap still holds the record for longest-running comedy thriller on Broadway. Sidney Bruhl is a playwright desperately in need of a hit. Just in time, a former student sends him the manuscript of his first play, a murder mystery called Deathtrap. Sidney smells a hit, but he's never been that fond of sharing credit. TIME Magazine said, 'If you care to assassinate yourself with laughter, try Deathtrap.' (more...)

Country Singer/Songwriter Kaitlyn Baker to Make Hollywood Debut at Young Artist Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Rising country singer-songwriter Kaitlyn Baker will perform in Los Angeles at AMPLYFi in Hollywood on May 3, and at the 35th annual Young Artist Awards (YAA) in Studio City on May 4. (more...)

City Theatre to Stage World Premiere of HOPE AND GRAVITY, 5/3-25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

City Theatre closes its 39th season with the world premiere of Hope and Gravity, a new play by Michael Hollinger featuring dynamic, interconnected stories. Directed by Tracy Brigden, Hope and Gravity runs on City Theatre's Mainstage from May 3-25, 2014, with an Opening Night performance on Friday, May 9 at 8pm. (more...)

Compagnia de' Colombari Takes EVERYTHING THAT RISES MUST CONVERGE on Tour, Now thru 4/16
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

COMPAGNIA DE' COLOMBARI has announced the four city national tour of Flannery O'Connor's EVERYTHING THAT RISES MUST CONVERGE, created for the stage and directed by Karin Coonrod. EVERYTHING THAT RISES MUST CONVERGE will play Washington, D.C.; Atlanta, Georgia; Brunswick, Maine; and New York City. Tour begins tonight, April 10 and continues through Wednesday, April 16. (more...)

HERE LIES LOVE and NATASHA, PIERRE... Lead 2014 Lortel Awards Nominations for Off-Broadway; Full List!
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 1, 2014

The Off-Broadway League today announced nominations in 18 categories and one special award for the 2014 Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. The Lortel Awards will be handed out on Sunday, May 4, 2014 at NYU Skirball Center beginning at 7:00pm EST, and hosted by acclaimed husband and wife actors and comedians, Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman. This year's event will once again benefit The Actors Fund. (more...)

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