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American Airlines Theatre (New York, NY)
229 W. 42nd St.

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Based on an idea by Charles Gilbert, Jr.

The anachronistic show explores the lives of the nine presidential assassins and would-be assassins, weaving together fictional scenes where the characters interact among each other with real-life events.


The Chicago Humanities Festival to Feature Jessie Mueller, Andre DeShields, Karen Mason & More, 11/3The Chicago Humanities Festival to Feature Jessie Mueller, Andre DeShields, Karen Mason & More, 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

The Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) announced casting today for A Night at the Tonys, this year's William and Greta Wiley Flory Concert, an annual cabaret performance, taking place on Monday, Nov. 3, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at Francis W. Parker School (2233 North Clark Street) as part of the 25th Anniversary Fall Festival: Journeys, Oct. 25-Nov. 9. Created by Rob Lindley and Doug Peck, A Night at the Tonys will take audiences on a chronological journey featuring a song from each Tony Award-winning "Best Musical" production since 1949. The production will feature two-time Tony Award-nominees Andre DeShields (Ain't Misbehavin'; The Wiz; The Full Monty) and Ernestine Jackson (Raisin; Guys and Dolls; Hello Dolly!), Broadway alum Karen Mason (Sunset Boulevard; Mamma Mia!), and Tony Award-winner Jessie Mueller (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical; On a Clear Day You Can See Forever), as well as some of Chicago's top performers. Tickets are SOLD OUT, but patrons can be added to the waitlist by calling the CHF Box Office at (312) 494-9509. (more...)

Tony Winners Jessie Mueller, Andre DeShields & More Set for Chicago Humanities Festival's A NIGHT AT THE TONYS, 11/3Tony Winners Jessie Mueller, Andre DeShields & More Set for Chicago Humanities Festival's A NIGHT AT THE TONYS, 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

The Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) announced casting today for A Night at the Tonys, this year's William and Greta Wiley Flory Concert, an annual cabaret performance, taking place on Monday, Nov. 3, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at Francis W. Parker School (2233 North Clark Street) as part of the 25th Anniversary Fall Festival: Journeys, Oct. 25-Nov. 9. (more...)

Photo Flash: Porchlight's SWEENEY TODD Celebrates Opening NightPhoto Flash: Porchlight's SWEENEY TODD Celebrates Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

Porchlight Music Theatre's mainstage 20th Anniversary Season of Sondheim commences with Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Hugh Wheeler, direction by Porchlight Managing Artistic Director Michael Weber with music direction by Porchlight Artistic Associate Doug Peck, now through November 9 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below! (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Now Accepting Online Lottery Entries for GRAND CONCOURSE's First PreviewPlaywrights Horizons Now Accepting Online Lottery Entries for GRAND CONCOURSE's First Preview
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

Playwrights Horizons is now accepting entries for its popular LIVEforFIVE online lottery for up to two $5 tickets each to the world premiere of GRAND CONCOURSE, a new play by playwright and two-time Obie Award-winning actress Heidi Schreck (There Are No More Big Secrets, Creature, Showtime's "Nurse Jackie"), directed by Kip Fagan (The Revisionist, Asuncion). (more...)

Reimagined INTO THE WOODS Will Begin Performances in December at Roundabout; Opening Night Announced!Reimagined INTO THE WOODS Will Begin Performances in December at Roundabout; Opening Night Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the performance schedule for the upcoming Off-Broadway production of Stephen Sondheim & James Lapine's Tony Award-winning Into the Woods. (more...)

PlayMakers Rep to Stage INTO THE WOODS and A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 11/1-12/7PlayMakers Rep to Stage INTO THE WOODS and A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 11/1-12/7
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

PlayMakers Repertory Company takes audiences into the darker reaches of the forest with two tales of magic and transformation in the theater's annual rotating repertory event. The professional theater in residence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill performs "Into the Woods" by Tony Award-winner Stephen Sondheim and "A Midsummer Night's Dream" by William Shakespeare Nov. 1 to Dec. 7. (more...)

Porchlight Music Theatre's SWEENEY TODD, Starring David Girolmo, Opens TonightPorchlight Music Theatre's SWEENEY TODD, Starring David Girolmo, Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

Porchlight Music Theatre's mainstage 20th Anniversary Season of Sondheim commences with Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Hugh Wheeler, direction by Porchlight Managing Director Michael Weber with music direction by Porchlight Artistic Associate Doug Peck, now through November 9 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. Opening/press night is tonight, Oct, 7 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at David Girolmo, Rebecca Finnegan and More in Porchlight's SWEENEY TODDPhoto Flash: First Look at David Girolmo, Rebecca Finnegan and More in Porchlight's SWEENEY TODD
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

Porchlight Music Theatre's mainstage 20th Anniversary Season of Sondheim commences with Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Hugh Wheeler, direction by Porchlight Artistic Director Michael Weber with music direction by Porchlight Artistic Associate Doug Peck, now through November 9 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Samsung Offers New Gaming Bundle: Assassin's Creed Unity Included with Purchase of Samsung UD590 Monitor or 850 PRO Series SSDSamsung Offers New Gaming Bundle: Assassin's Creed Unity Included with Purchase of Samsung UD590 Monitor or 850 PRO Series SSD
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2014

“Our monitors create a one-of-a-kind, immersive gaming experience and our SSDs ensure quick load times and robust performance for drastically improved gameplay,” said Ron Gazzola, vice president of marketing at Samsung Electronics America. “The UD590 premiere monitor and the 850 PRO SSD will bring Assassin's Creed Unity to life and allow players to experience the game in a completely new way. We're happy to be providing this extremely popular offering to our customers.” (more...)

FOX Announces November Sweeps Programming Line UpFOX Announces November Sweeps Programming Line Up
by TV News Desk - Oct 30, 2014

FOX serves up a November to remember with all-new episodes and big guest stars, including the Season Two premiere of MASTERCHEF JUNIOR Nov. 4 (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 10/3/14 - LENNON, MISS SAIGON, CURIOUS INCIDENT and More!WAKE UP with BWW 10/3/14 - LENNON, MISS SAIGON, CURIOUS INCIDENT and More!
by Jessica Showers - Oct 3, 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: LENNON kicks off tonight, FOUND appears at the Apple Store, and 'CURIOUS INCIDENT' opens on Sunday! (more...)

Warp Graphics Presents Reading of MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH: A MUSICAL THRILLERWarp Graphics Presents Reading of MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH: A MUSICAL THRILLER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

Warp Graphics has announced a world premiere industry reading of MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH: A MUSICAL THRILLER with book and lyrics by Wendy Pini, music and additional lyrics by Gregory Nabours, and directed by Calvin Remsberg, on Monday, October 27 at 7:30pm at the NoHo Arts Center in North Hollywood, CA. (more...)

Cast, Creatives Announced for Center Stage's IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE, Running 11/18-12/21Cast, Creatives Announced for Center Stage's IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE, Running 11/18-12/21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

?Center Stage announces the cast and crew for It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, with performances Nov. 18 to Dec. 21. (more...)

The Collegiate Chorale to Perform NOT THE MESSIAH at Carnegie Hall This WinterThe Collegiate Chorale to Perform NOT THE MESSIAH at Carnegie Hall This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

The Collegiate Chorale presents the New York City premiere of Eric Idle and John Du Prez's Not The Messiah (He's a Very Naughty Boy) at Carnegie Hall, December 15-16, 2014 at 8pm. (more...)

Kate Baldwin, Jason Danieley, Heidi Blickenstaff & More Set for 92Y's LYRICS & LYRICISTS 2015Kate Baldwin, Jason Danieley, Heidi Blickenstaff & More Set for 92Y's LYRICS & LYRICISTS 2015
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

2Y announces casting for Lyrics & Lyricists 2015, the 45th season of the acclaimed American Songbook series. Cady Huffman, Liz Callaway, Kate Baldwin, Peter Cincotti and Jason Danieley are among the performers interpreting the works of Stephen Sondheim; Irving Berlin; Sheldon Harnick; and such songwriters as Cole Porter, Duke Ellington and Leonard Bernstein, who so eloquently illuminated New York City's essence in song. Mitzi Gaynor makes a special guest appearance for the show on Hollywood's Leading Ladies - only the fourth time the legendary entertainer has performed in New York City. (more...)

LIBERACE! Returns to Milwaukee Repertory Theater Next MonthLIBERACE! Returns to Milwaukee Repertory Theater Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2014

Milwaukee Repertory Theater's Stackner Cabaret once again welcomes the glittering costumes and chandeliers of Liberace!. Brilliant local musician and performer Jack Forbes Wilson will reprise his triumphant portrayal of Liberace, the man who defined four decades of music and pop culture, after an acclaimed world premiere production which ran during The Rep's 2010/11 Season. This loving tribute to Liberace is written and directed by Rep Associate Artistic Director Brent Hazelton, with original music direction and composition by Jack Forbes Wilson. Liberace! runs in The Rep's Stackner Cabaret from November 7, 2014 - January 11, 2015 and opens Sunday, November 9. (more...)

Sondheim's ASSASSINS to Hit the Bijou Stage, 11/7-16Sondheim's ASSASSINS to Hit the Bijou Stage, 11/7-16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2014

The Bijou Theatre presents their second main stage production, Stephen Sondheim's Assassins! Shows run for two weekends in November - the 7th & 8th at 8pm, the 14th at 8pm, the 15th at 3pm & 8pm, and the 16th at 5pm. (more...)

Jessie Austrian, Ben Steinfeld, Emily Young & More Set to Lead Roundabout's INTO THE WOODS; Opens Off-Broadway in January!Jessie Austrian, Ben Steinfeld, Emily Young & More Set to Lead Roundabout's INTO THE WOODS; Opens Off-Broadway in January!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) just announced that the upcoming Off-Broadway production of Stephen Sondheim & James Lapine's Tony Award-winning Into the Woods will feature the original McCarter Theatre Center/Fiasco Theater cast, including: Jessie Austrian as "Baker's Wife," Noah Brody as "Lucinda, Wolf & Cinderella's Prince," Paul L. Coffey as "Mysterious Man," Andy Grotelueschen as "Milky White, Florinda & Rapunzel's Prince," Liz Hayes as "Cinderella's Stepmother & Jack's Mother," Claire Karpen as "Cinderella & Granny," Jennifer Mudge as Witch," Patrick Mulryan as "Jack & Steward," Ben Steinfeld as "Baker" and Emily Youngas "Little Red Ridinghood & Rapunzel." (more...)

WR. PARK Releases THE FRANCISCANWR. PARK Releases THE FRANCISCAN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Written 14 years ago, The Franciscan eerily forebodes current events in the Vatican predicting the coming of the current Pope Francis and proves to be a timely novel more than a decade after it was penned. WR.PARK's The Franciscan is now available for sale on Amazon and CreateSpace. (more...)

South Florida Theatre Committee Announces 2013-2014 Silver Palm AwardsSouth Florida Theatre Committee Announces 2013-2014 Silver Palm Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2014

The South Florida Silver Palm Theatre Awards committee, founded seven years ago to honor theatrical excellence in South Florida, has announced that this year it will present the coveted award to 26 individuals and organizations. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'The Magician' Episode of The CW's ARROWVIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'The Magician' Episode of The CW's ARROW
by - Oct 23, 2014

On the next episode of The CW's ARROW titled "The Magician", a furious Nyssa (guest star Katrina Law) confronts Oliver (Stephen Amell) about Sara (more...)

Porchlight Extends SWEENEY TODD Through 11/16Porchlight Extends SWEENEY TODD Through 11/16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

Porchlight Music Theatre is proud to announce that, due to capacity audience response, the first production of the mainstage 20th Anniversary Season of Sondheim, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Hugh Wheeler, direction by Porchlight Artistic Director Michael Weber with music direction by Porchlight Artistic Associate Doug Peck, has been extended through Sunday, Nov. 16 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. (more...)

BWW Recap: ARROW Takes a Guilt Trip and Shirtless Wildcat!BWW Recap: ARROW Takes a Guilt Trip and Shirtless Wildcat!
by Misha Davenport - Oct 22, 2014

The boys take a South American trip and Laurel meets a shirtless Wildcat on this week's episode of ARROW. (more...)

THE NUTCRACKER Musical to Play Round House Theatre, 11/26-12/28THE NUTCRACKER Musical to Play Round House Theatre, 11/26-12/28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

Round House Theatre continues its 2014/15 season with a magical, fresh new take on a beloved classic - The Nutcracker, a new holiday musical created by Tommy Rapley, Jake Minton, Phillip Klapperich, and Kevin O'Donnell. Directed by the award-winning Joe Calarco, The Nutcracker makes its area premiere at Round House Theatre from November 26 thru December 28, 2014. Opening night is Monday, December 1, 2014. (more...)

Photo Flash: Lacey, Lawrence, Donovan, Diaz, Blaemire and More Perform in Signature's 25th Anniversary Concert in D.C.Photo Flash: Lacey, Lawrence, Donovan, Diaz, Blaemire and More Perform in Signature's 25th Anniversary Concert in D.C.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

On October 20, 2014, Florence Lacey (Broadway's Follies, Evita and Signature's Sunset Boulevard), Megan Lawrence (Broadway's Hair and Signature's Cabaret), Jacquelyn Piro Donovan (Broadway's Les Miserables and Signature's The Witches of Eastwick), Natascia Diaz (Broadway's Man of La Mancha and Signature's The Threepenny Opera) and Nick Blaemire (Broadway's Godspell and Signature's Glory Days) performed alongside 75 Signature Theatre artists and an 18-piece orchestra as Virginia's Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre celebrated its 25th Anniversary. With performances from 27 shows over the last 25 years, including Sweeney Todd, The Rhythm Club, Urinetown, The Boy Detective Fails, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Dreamgirls, Chess, and many more. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 10/21/14 - STICKS AND BONES, LOST LAKE, Susan Boyle, Billy Crystal and More!WAKE UP with BWW 10/21/14 - STICKS AND BONES, LOST LAKE, Susan Boyle, Billy Crystal and More!
by Jessica Showers - Oct 21, 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: Two more shows begin off-Broadway, JERSEY BOYS welcomes two new cast members on tour, and two stars -- Susan Boyle and Billy Crystal -- release their latest projects! (more...)

VIDEO: Neil Patrick Harris Had 'No Idea' He Would Be Asked to Host OscarsVIDEO: Neil Patrick Harris Had 'No Idea' He Would Be Asked to Host Oscars
by TV News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Tony Award-winning star stopped by ABC's 'Good Morning America' to discuss his new gig hosting the Academy Awards as well as his new book, 'Choose Your Own Autobiography.' (more...)

Rehearsals Start Tomorrow for POCATELLO at Playwrights Horizons; Crystal Finn Completes CastRehearsals Start Tomorrow for POCATELLO at Playwrights Horizons; Crystal Finn Completes Cast
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Rehearsals begin tomorrow, Tuesday, October 21 for the Playwrights Horizons production of POCATELLO, the world premiere of a new play by Obie, Drama Desk and Lortel awards winner and 2014 MacArthur Foundation 'Genius' grantee Samuel D. Hunter (The Whale at PH, The Few, A Bright New Boise). Directed by Davis McCallum (The Whale at PH, The Few, London Wall, A Bright New Boise, Water by the Spoonful), the play will be the third production of the theater company's 2014/2015 Season. (more...)

New Repertory Theatre Adds Extra ASSASSINS Performance, 10/4-26New Repertory Theatre Adds Extra ASSASSINS Performance, 10/4-26
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2014

New Repertory Theatre announces Assassins by Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman, October 4-26, 2014 in the Charles Mosesian Theater at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA. They have added a new performance at 7:30pm on Oct. 26. (more...)

FIRST LISTEN: Neil Patrick Harris Talks Hosting Oscars, Dream Duet Partner, AHS & More!FIRST LISTEN: Neil Patrick Harris Talks Hosting Oscars, Dream Duet Partner, AHS & More!
by TV News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Neil Patrick Harris sat down with Entertainment Weekly's Matt Bean for a Sirius XM 'Town Hall' interview which will air today, October 17th at 1:00 p.m. ET on SiriusXM's Entertainment Weekly Radio. (more...)

Heidi Schreck's GRAND CONCOURSE Begins Previews Tonight at Playwrights HorizonsHeidi Schreck's GRAND CONCOURSE Begins Previews Tonight at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Previews begin tonight, October 17 at 7:30 PM for the Playwrights Horizons' world premiere production of GRAND CONCOURSE, a new play by playwright and two-time Obie Award-winning actress Heidi Schreck (author of There Are No More Big Secrets, Creature, Showtime's 'Nurse Jackie'). Directed by Kip Fagan (The Revisionist, Asuncion), the play is the second production of the acclaimed theater company's 2014/2015 Season. It follows the critically-acclaimed Bootycandy, a new play written and directed by Robert O'Hara, which concludes its extended run this Sunday evening on the Mainstage. (more...)

GRAND CONCOURSE Begins Previews Tomorrow at Playwrights HorizonsGRAND CONCOURSE Begins Previews Tomorrow at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

Previews begin tomorrow, Friday, October 17 at 7:30 PM for the Playwrights Horizons' world premiere production of GRAND CONCOURSE, a new play by playwright and two-time Obie Award-winning actress Heidi Schreck (author of There Are No More Big Secrets, Creature, Showtime's 'Nurse Jackie'). Directed by Kip Fagan (The Revisionist, Asuncion), the play is the second production of the acclaimed theater company's 2014/2015 Season. It follows the critically-acclaimed Bootycandy, a new play written and directed by Robert O'Hara, which concludes its extended run this Sunday evening on the Mainstage. (more...)

NJ Rep's ANGELS AND MINISTERS OF GRACE Opens Next WeekNJ Rep's ANGELS AND MINISTERS OF GRACE Opens Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

New Jersey Repertory Company, located at 179 Broadway in Long Branch, will present the World Premiere of Angels and Ministers of Grace by Elaine Smith on October 23 through November 23, 2014. A poignant and compelling story of a close-knit, yet eccentric family's struggle to overcome life's ups and downs, Angels and Ministers of Grace captures the struggles that confront families today throughout the heartland and urban centers of America, and reveals the forces that threaten to destroy the American dream. (more...)

Tony Winner Neil Patrick Harris Tapped to Host 87th Annual Oscars!Tony Winner Neil Patrick Harris Tapped to Host 87th Annual Oscars!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

Award-winning star of stage and screen Neil Patrick Harris will host the 87th Oscars®, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today. This will be Harris' first time hosting the ceremony. The show will air live on ABC on Oscar® Sunday, February 22, 2015. (more...)

BWW Recap: As Team ARROW Mourns, a Hint a Canary May RiseBWW Recap: As Team ARROW Mourns, a Hint a Canary May Rise
by Misha Davenport - Oct 15, 2014

Team ARROW barely keeps it together after Sara Lance's shocking death in this weeks ARROW. (more...)

Red House Arts Center to Present THE PENGUIN TANGO, 10/23-11/1Red House Arts Center to Present THE PENGUIN TANGO, 10/23-11/1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

Red House Arts Center will present the Syracuse Premiere of The Penguin Tango, an original comedy by Stephen Svoboda. The show will run from October 23rd through November 1st. (more...)

Robert L. Kelly Releases BLOOD MOON OVER D'APOCALYPSERobert L. Kelly Releases BLOOD MOON OVER D'APOCALYPSE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Blood Moon Over D'Apocalypse is a penetrating and piercing story which rivets readers in its action, suspense, realism and drama. Rarely has a book vividly portrayed truly complex issues of our day into such a delightful read-perfect for the plane, the beach, or at bedtime. (more...)

London's West End Theatre Launches Christmas Season 2014London's West End Theatre Launches Christmas Season 2014
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

The website of London's West End Theatre - WestEndTheatre.com - has launched the West End Theatre Christmas Season 2014 for the forthcoming holiday season. (more...)

Mimesis Ensemble to Play Carnegie Hall, 10/27Mimesis Ensemble to Play Carnegie Hall, 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2014

The Mimesis Ensemble presents 'Beyond Boundaries,' a program featuring vocal works with a social commentary. The concert will explore songs from the 20th and 21st centuries which examine topics ranging from the ancient story of Gilgamesh, the Americanization of Japan in the 1850's to the Great Depression and the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960's. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Glorious INTO THE WOODS at freeFallBWW Reviews: Glorious INTO THE WOODS at freeFall
by Peter Nason - Oct 13, 2014

This beautifully surreal production of INTO THE WOODS is the finest production of a Sondheim musical I have had the pleasure of seeing on the stage. (more...)

VIDEO: Neil Patrick Harris Talks New Book, Coming-Out Experience on TODAYVIDEO: Neil Patrick Harris Talks New Book, Coming-Out Experience on TODAY
by TV News Desk - Oct 13, 2014

Tony winner Neil Patrick Harris stopped by this morning's TODAY on NBC to talk about his new book, 'Choose Your Own Autobiography.' During the appearance, the actor discussed his own childhood and reflected on his own coming-out experience. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Neil Berg and His SUPPER SERIES at Pier 701BWW Interviews: Neil Berg and His SUPPER SERIES at Pier 701
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 13, 2014

Neil Berg will bring his Supper Series performances to Pier 701 in Piermont, New York. Each show will feature a variety of excellent musical entertainment for guests along with a gourmet dinner. The fist show, 'A Night of Broadway Stars' will kick off on Saturday, October 18th. (more...)

Scoop! New Stephen Sondheim & David Ives Musical Confirmed to Be in the Works; Based on Two FilmsScoop! New Stephen Sondheim & David Ives Musical Confirmed to Be in the Works; Based on Two Films
by Rialto Chatter - Oct 11, 2014

Confirming previously reported rumors, the new project will be a collaboration between Sondheim and contemporary American playwright David Ives. The project, whose title was not announced, will be based on two classic films by Spanish filmmaker Luis Buñuel. The two separate films will be the basis for one complete story which the characters will exist in seamlessly. The first half will be based on The 1972 film 'The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie' and the second half will be based on the 1962 film 'The Exterminating Angel.' (more...)

Stephen Sondheim prepara un musical basado en la obra de Luis BuñuelStephen Sondheim prepara un musical basado en la obra de Luis Buñuel
by Roberto Rodríguez - Oct 11, 2014

El prestigioso compositor norteamericano Stephen Sondheim ha confirmado que se encuentra trabajando en un nuevo musical, que contará con libreto del dramaturgo David Ives, y que estará basado en dos películas del cineasta español Luis Buñuel : 'El discreto encanto de la burguesia' y 'El angel exterminador'. (more...)

BWW Reviews: New Rep Takes a Shot With ASSASSINSBWW Reviews: New Rep Takes a Shot With ASSASSINS
by Nancy Grossman - Oct 11, 2014

Despite all of its violence and disturbing themes, Director Jim Petosa and company find the humor in Assassins and are able to make the characters come alive as people with flaws, rather than monsters. In the controversial Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman musical, the cure for what ails them is to kill a President and the 1991 show strikes a chord in our gun-happy culture. A terrific lineup of voices handles the Sondheim score with aplomb. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at International City Theatre's GLORIOUS!Photo Flash: First Look at International City Theatre's GLORIOUS!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

In 1940s New York, the performer who everyone wanted to see live was Florence Foster Jenkins, an enthusiastic soprano whose pitch was far from perfect. Based on a true story, Glorious! is Peter Quilter's hilarious, Olivier-nominated comedy that invites us into the world of this New York socialite of great passion, considerable wealth and zero talent who fancied herself an opera diva. Richard Israel directs a four-week run at International City Theatre, opening tonight, Oct. 10. (more...)

Jim Parsons to Star in Roundabout's MERTON OF THE MOVIES Benefit Reading This Winter; Scott Ellis DirectsJim Parsons to Star in Roundabout's MERTON OF THE MOVIES Benefit Reading This Winter; Scott Ellis Directs
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company is thrilled to welcome back four-time Emmy Award and Golden Globe winner Jim Parsons ("The Big Bang Theory," Roundabout's Harvey) in a hilarious one-night-only reading of George S. Kaufman and Marc Connelly's Merton of the Movies. This rollicking evening will be helmed by Roundabout's Adams Associate Artistic Director, six-time Tony nominee Scott Ellis (Roundabout's Harvey, The Mystery of Edwin Drood), currently represented on Broadway with You Can't Take It With You. (more...)

Pioneer Theatre Company to Present THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW, 10/24-25Pioneer Theatre Company to Present THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW, 10/24-25
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

Pioneer Theatre Company presents a brand-new musical concert event. Richard O'Brien's raucous musical The Rocky Horror Show is being offered as a special event, for three performances only, in a script-in-hand, singing-and-dancing concert-style presentation on Friday, October 24at 8:00 p.m. and at 5:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 25, 2014. (more...)

Kurup And Rawle Confirmed For ANYTHING GOES In Sheffield!Kurup And Rawle Confirmed For ANYTHING GOES In Sheffield!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres Daniel Evans and Stage Entertainment today announce the full cast for Evans' production of Anything Goes for the run at the Crucible and the start of the UK and Ireland tour. (more...)

Scoop: ARROW on THE CW - Wednesday, October 29, 2014Scoop: ARROW on THE CW - Wednesday, October 29, 2014
by - Oct 10, 2014

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

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