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Based on a story developed with Susan Yankowitz

"Baby" tells the story of three couples on a university campus as they deal with the painful, rewarding and agonizingly funny consequences of this universal experience. There are the college students, barely at the beginning of their adult lives; the 30-somethings, having trouble conceiving but determined to try; and the middle aged parents, looking forward to seeing their last child graduate from college when a night of unexpected passion lands them back where they started.


BWW Reviews: They're Playing Our (Grandparents) Song at Winter Park Playhouse
by Justin J Sacramone - Sep 19, 2014

Vernon Gersch, a 70's songwriter, is a punctual and sarcastic stick in the mud and Sophia Walsk practices candor and tardiness. So when he proposes to join forces with Sophia it is clear from the start that these two are going to make a comedically disastrous pairing. A score by Marvin Hamlisch and Carole Bayer Sager and jokes by Neil Simon, THEY'RE PLAYING OUR SONG is a passe musical about the real-life relationship of Hamlisch and Sager. It is also The Winter Park Playhouse's third show of the season, conveniently starring the Company's Executive and Artistic Directors. (more...)

Court Theatre & American Blues Theater Extend NATIVE SON
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Due to early ticket demand, Court Theatre and American Blues Theater announce an extension to the world premiere of American Blues Ensemble Member Nambi E. Kelley's new adaptation of Richard Wright's classic novel, Native Son, directed by Seret Scott. Native Son will now run September 11 - October 19, 2014 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. (more...)

Evening with Big Head Todd & the Monsters Set for Boulder Theater, 12/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

97.3 KBCO and the Boulder Theater will present an Evening with Big Head Todd & the Monsters to the Boulder Theater on Saturday, December 27th, 2014. Tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, September 19th for $45.00 for general admission tickets. (more...)

Scoop: STALKER on CBS - Wednesday, October 8, 2014
by TV Scoop - Sep 18, 2014

Get all the scoop on STALKER, airing on CBS on Wednesday, October 8, 2014! (more...)

Hunter Bell, Lee Overtree and Eli Bolin's FOUND Begins Previews Tonight at Atlantic Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Atlantic Theater Company's world premiere new musical FOUND, directed by Lee Overtree, featuring a book by Tony Award nominee Hunter Bell ([title of show]) and Lee Overtree, music and original lyrics by Eli Bolin and choreography by Monica Bill Barnes, begins performances tonight Off Broadway at Atlantic Theater Company at the Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20th Street). (more...)

Scoop: THE ORIGINALS on THE CW - Monday, October 6, 2014
by - Sep 18, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE ORIGINALS, airing on THE CW on Monday, October 6, 2014! (more...)

Michael Yates Crowley, Sarah Gancher & More Named 2014-15 Playwrights Realm Writing Fellows
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

The Playwrights Realm has selected four early-career playwrights for its 2014-15 Writing Fellows program: Michael Yates Crowley, Sarah Gancher, Emma Goidel, and Tony Meneses. (more...)

Natalie Cole to Play Ridgefield Playhouse, 10/22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

For an unforgettable evening of R&B, jazz and pop music, Natalie Cole, the daughter of legendary crooner Nat King Cole ('Mona Lisa', 'The Christmas Song', 'Unforgettable'), will entertain with her best known hits, including the famous duet with her dad, at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Wednesday, October 22, at 8 p.m. (more...)

Barbra Streisand, Il Divo & More Among Legacy's Classic Christmas Album Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Legacy Recordings' Classic Christmas Album series rings in this year's holiday season with new collections by Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand, Il Divo, Perry Como, Johnny Mathis (more...)

New Musical FOUND Begins Previews Tonight at the Atlantic Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Atlantic Theater Company presents the first production of its 2014-2015 season - the world premiere new musical FOUND, directed by Lee Overtree, featuring a book by Tony Award nominee Hunter Bell ([title of show]) and Lee Overtree and original music and lyrics by Eli Bolin. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Jerry Lewis to Play Paramount's Aurora Theatre, 10/26
by Stage Tube - Sep 18, 2014

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Sneak Peek - Laurence Fishburne Visits Today's THE REAL
by TV News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Actor LAURENCE FISHBURNE shares one of the craziest rumors he's heard about himself - tune in to hear what! A few lucky audience members win some designer duds while playing 'Fake It or Take It.' (more...)

CNN to Present New Series THIS IS THE LIFE from Lisa Ling
by TV News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

'I have always believed that the more we know about each other, the more evolved we become.' These are the words of Lisa Ling, creator of the new upcoming series 'This is Life.' Ling takes us on a journey through the lives of people who act normal in public, but in private lead very different and unusual lives. (more...)

THE SONDHEIM REVIEW Presents - Elaine Stritch holds forth about Stephen Sondheim ... and more
by The Sondheim Review - Sep 18, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com is very excited to kick off a brand new partnership with THE SONDHEIM REVIEW. Each month we'll be bringing you special, and exclusive archives from the quarterly magazine dedicated to the work of the musical theatre and Broadway's foremost composer and lyricist, Stephen Sondheim. Each issue contains news, interviews, features, reviews, historical information, upcoming productions in your area, puzzles, and more. Our correspondents in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, London, and all over the world bring you the latest, most accurate information and insights. (more...)

Jerry Lewis Coming to Aurora's Paramount, 10/26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Jerry Lewis is one of the most recognized personalities on the planet. He's an Academy Award winner, Hollywood/Las Vegas icon, Nobel Peace Prize nominee and international treasure. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Denver Center's BETH MALONE on Homecomings, Icons, and MOLLY BROWN
by Michael Mulhern - Sep 18, 2014

We sit down with the amazing Beth Malone to talk about her challenges with Molly Brown, working at the Denver Center, her Denver homecoming, and so much more! (more...)

Review Roundup: Bridget Everett's ROCK BOTTOM at the Public
by Review Roundups - Sep 17, 2014

The Public Theater presents the world premiere of Bridget Everett's ROCK BOTTOM at Joe's Pub, kicking off the 2014-15 downtown season at Astor Place. Created by Bridget Everett, Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman, Adam 'Ad-Rock' Horovitz, and Matt Ray, and directed by Scott Wittman, ROCK BOTTOM was originally commissioned as part of the Joe's Pub 2013 New York Voices series. This shockingly funny and moving new show will run through Saturday, October 11 at Joe's Pub, with an official press opening tonight, September 17. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

FALL KIDS FEST 2014 to Kick Off 10/18 in Madison Square Park
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Madison Square Park Conservancy today announced Fall Kids Fest 2014, a day of free outdoor fun for children taking place in Madison Square Park on Saturday, October 18 from 11am-2pm. (more...)

Remix Edition of HERE LIES LOVE Cast Recording to Benefit Philippines Charity
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Todomundo! is set to release The Remix Collection from Here Lies Love, featuring reimaginings of the music from David Byrne and Fatboy Slim's off-Broadway hit, on September 30, preorder it today here. A collection of 14 tracks remixed by Matt Stine and Justin Levine, all proceeds will be donated to Gawad Kalinga, a charity dedicated to typhoon relief and ending poverty in the Philippines for 5 million families by 2024. The album will be available at Here Lies Love performances at The Public Theater in New York and Dorfman Theater in London as well as via the Here Lies Love website, DavidByrne.com and other outlets. (more...)

Lea Michele & Darren Criss Together On Set For GLEE Final Season
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 17, 2014

GLEE headliner and Broadway Baby Lea Michele shared a FIRST LOOK of herself and co-star Heather Morris on set for the final season of GLEE in a series of new images now available to view. (more...)

Kuperman Brothers to Star in Columbia Stages' OVER THERE, Running 10/15-18 at HERE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Columbia Stages is proud to present OVER THERE, a playful drama by Mark Ravenhill (Shopping and Fucking) and an allegory of competing ideologies set across both the Berlin Wall and consumer driven America. (more...)

Second Annual NewWorks @ TheWorks Competition Begins 9/27
by Anna Bencivengo - Sep 17, 2014

The NewWorks@TheWorks Play Competition was established in 2013 to renew our focus on cultivating new and original theatre. Playwrights are invited to submit their scripts and a panel of local directors, actors, and designers select six plays to be a part of a staged reading series. Of those six plays, two are chosen to be fully produced as world premiers for our POTS@TheWorks 2015 - 2016 season. (more...)

Photo Coverage: BEAUTIFUL Cast Celebrates Pleasant Valley Sundae at Serendipity 3
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Sep 17, 2014

Just yesterday, beloved songwriters Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil, along with cast members from Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, gathered at Serendipity 3 to celebrate their 60th Anniversary with the unveiling of a new treat, the 'Pleasant Valley Sundae': a chart-topping concoction of three scoops of vanilla and chocolate ice cream, drizzled with 'Some Kind of Wonderful' caramel, chocolate, and white chocolate sauces, balancing a solid dark chocolate Baby Grand Piano, holding yet another scoop of vanilla ice cream rising to stardom and completed with a dark chocolate piano lid, grasping a music legend cloud of whipped cream, leading down to a 'Pleasant Valley Sunday' sprinkled with candy musical notes to surely make 'The Earth Move' under your feet! BroadwayWorld was there for the special unveiling and you can check out photo coverage below! (more...)

Nutritionist Kristen Yarker Helps Parents with Picky Eaters in Online Seminar
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

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Theatre-Hikes to Present RESURRECTED, Begin. 9/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Theatre-Hikes - Chicago, a nonprofit organization focused on combining fitness with live theater in a outdoor setting is proud to announce the presentation of Resurrected. At Theatre-Hikes, our patrons participate in a leisurely walk, in wooded areas and nature preserves in and around Chicago, while watching local talent perform famous and locally written plays. The 'progressive play' style is the hallmark of the Theatre-Hikes experience. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for September 17th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Sep 17, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. '50 Shades' joins the fall-winter lineup at the Broadway Playhouse, 'Stomp' and 'Rain' join BIC, Halloween musicals begin, two sketch musicals at pH, the Muellers and Mason headline FWD's gala, Weill and Porter shows prepare to open, and Barbra goes for six straight decades! (more...)

HATCHED Opens 2014-15 Family Series at TPAC, 10/25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, the longest operating performance venue in lower Manhattan, proudly presents Hatched, performed by the Treehouse Shakers, on Saturday, October 25 at 1:30PM. Hatched is the first show in BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center's 2014-2015 Family Theater Season, featuring plays, musicals, puppetry, concerts and dance for all ages. (more...)

Larry Cedar, David Melville and Armin Shimerman to Star in 'THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO...' at the Geffen This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

The Geffen Playhouse announces its production of The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord. Written by Scott Carter, executive producer and writer for Bill Maher's Politically Incorrect and Real Time, this whip-smart philosophical comedy features Larry Cedar (Deadwood, PBS's Square One TV), David Melville (Travel Channel Lawrence of America, film Ironclad) and Armin Shimerman (Quark on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Associate Artistic Director at The Antaeus Company) and will be again helmed by director, Matt August (Broadway How the Grinch Stole Christmas). Discord begins previews on October 7 with the press opening on October 15. The closing date is currently scheduled for November 16. (more...)

Behind The Scenes: The View From The ONCE Tweet Seat!
by Carrie Dunn - Sep 17, 2014

In case you missed it, BWW:UK were invited to take up residency in the Once Tweet Seat last night (Tuesday September 16). Not sure what a tweet seat is? (more...)

Dennis Haysbert Signs on for TED 2 Cameo, DEAD RISING Lead
by Movies News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

The Wrap writes that Dennis Haysbert (24) just joined TED 2, the follow-up to 2011's TED, in addition to the upcoming zombie film DEAD RISING from director Zach Lipovsky. (more...)

WHITNEY HOUSTON LIVE: Her Greatest Performances to Be Released 11/10
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, has announced plans to release Whitney Houston Live: Her Greatest Performances, on Monday November 10(th). (more...)

First Look - Rose McGowan Makes Directorial Debut with New Film DAWN
by Movies News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

RSA/Black Dog Films announced today that after the critically acclaimed world premiere at Sundance Film Festival, the taut directorial debut from Rose McGowan, DAWN, will have an Oscar qualifying run in Los Angeles at the Downtown Independent starting September 19th. (more...)

BWW Blog: Jessica Myhr - No Shower? No Problem! 10 Tips to Freshen Up in 15 Minutes
by Mark Fisher Fitness - Sep 16, 2014

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EDINBURGH ENCORE SERIES to Bring Four UK Hits to Soho Playhouse, Beginning 10/8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

After hosting the 10th anniversary of the FringeNYC Encore Series in September, SoHo Playhouse will present the 1st annual EDINBURGH ENCORE SERIES beginning October 8. (more...)

Magnet Theater to Kick Off 6th Annual New York Musical Improv Festival, 10/16
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Magnet Theater presents The Sixth Annual New York Musical Improv Festival from October 16 - 19, 2014 at 254 W. 29th Street, ground floor (between 7th and 8th Avenues), NYC. Tickets are now available for purchase at www.nymif.com. Most tickets are $10-$15 and feature performances by two to four different musical improv acts per show. (more...)

Mirvish's 2014-15 Season to Feature Angela Lansbury in BLITHE SPIRIT, KINKY BOOTS, BUYER & CELLAR & More
by Alan Henry - Sep 16, 2014

David Mirvish has finalized all the details and shows for his 2014-15 line-up of shows. There will be seven shows in the Mainstage Subscription Series, three in the Off-Mirvish Subscription Series and nine bonus shows not on subscription. That brings the total to a record 19 shows for the 2014-15 season. (more...)

BWW Blog: Jon Drake of DIRTY DANCING National Tour - Playing Mr. Schumacher
by Guest Blogger: Jon Drake - Sep 16, 2014

So we have just arrived in Durham, NC. We had our closing week in DC and with understudy rehearsals and a lot of different people being swung on. I made my debut as Mr. Schumacher. I haven't had that much fun in a while. I gotta say the cast, crew, and wardrobe were awesome as they helped direct me and guide me through my shows.Also, We had Alexendra Mateo, Nikki Spencer, and Joshua Keith all having debuts doing new bits in the show and they did great! In all DC was a success. (more...)

PLAY/DATE Returns to Fat Baby, 9/28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

PLAY/DATE, the hit show that electrified Lower East Side nightspot Fat Baby over the summer, returns Tuesday, September 28 for an Open Ended run. Featuring 22 one-act plays by 17 different playwrights, including Greg Kotis (Urinetown), Clay Mcleod Chapman (The Pumpkin Pie Show), Chad Beckim (And Miles to Go). Conceived by Blake McCarty and directed and designed by Michael Counts, PLAY/DATE is produced by 3-Legged Dog, in association with Michael and Sharon Counts, Blake McCarty, , Dominick Cattarina, and Kevin England. (more...)

THE PERFECT WAVE Now Available on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Download & On Demand
by Movies News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Anchor Bay Entertainment's award-winning film about surfing and second chances, THE PERFECT WAVE, is available today on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Download and On Demand. (more...)

Eva Mendes, Ryan Gosling Welcome Baby Girl
by TV News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Sources have confirmed exclusively to US Weekly that Hollywood couple Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling welcomed a Baby girl on Friday, Sept. 12th. (more...)

Chuck Prophet's New Album 'Night Surfer' Streaming at Esquire
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Night Surfer, the thirteenth studio album for acclaimed singer, songwriter and performer Chuck Prophet, is now streaming in full exclusively at Esquire. (more...)

Musician Deane Nesbitt, Jr Announces New Album 'Music in Search of a Movie'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Canadian musician and composer Deane Nesbitt, Jr has announced the release of his upcoming album 'Music in Search of a Movie'. (more...)

Nashville guitarist and Kellie Pickler's sideman Dave Baker Releases Debut Album '71 South'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Nashville guitarist Dave Baker steps to the forefront from his sideman/session role with his debut album 71 South. This eclectic album brings the listener a collection of diverse instrumentals that encompass musical cleverness, humor, and virtuosity while humbly reflecting Baker's character. (more...)

Photo Flash: New Poster for Christopher Nolan's INTERSTELLAR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Warner Bros and Paramount have released a new poster for Christopher Nolan's upcoming film INTERSTELLAR, starring Matthew McConaughey. Check it out below! (more...)

VIDEO: Clive Davis Announces New Whitney Houston Collection Due Out 11/10; Reveals Cover Art
by TV News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Clive Davis, the five-time Grammy winner credited with discovering Whitney Houston in the early 1980s, stopped by this morning's TODAY to announce that he will release her first-ever live album nearly three years after the death of the legendary singer. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Allison Brush Makes Cabaret Debut at Upstair's at Vitello's
by Don Grigware - Sep 16, 2014

Actress/lawyer Allison Brush made her very well-received cabaret debut at Upstairs at Vitello's Sunday September 14 with her show entitled For This You Went to Law School? Once an actress/singer, Brush, discouraged by rejection like many, left the profession and studied law, passing the bar exam on her first try. Now after many successful years as a lawyer, in which she claims she was miserable, she is returning to show biz, something she has sorely missed. In fact, participating in weekly sessions of Open Mic at the Gardenia and studying with songstress/master teacher Karen Morrow - law by day and singing at night - singing became her therapy. (more...)

Whitney Houston Live: Her Greatest Performances to be released November 10, 2014
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, has announced plans to release Whitney Houston Live: Her Greatest Performances, on Monday November 10 th. The six-time Grammy-award winning singer's first-ever live album features the most memorable live performances from her storied career. The album will also be available as a CD/DVD, which includes stunning videos of Houston's most unforgettable performances, reinforcing her as one of the greatest vocalists of all time. Both the audio and visual content have undergone state-of-the-art restoration and remastering. (more...)

Jay Sullivan, Jeffrey Bean and James Black to Lead DRACULA at the Alley Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for Dracula, the Original Vampire Play, the second production in the 'Alley Theatre @ UH' season. Featuring iconic costume and set designs by Edward Gorey, the Alley's production is based on the original 1927 adaptation of the classic thriller that marvelously balances the menace of the horror tale with sophisticated satire. (more...)

Ironcompany.Com Launches THE MOVE! Exercise Kit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

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Mark Vincent to Make Music Theatre Debut as 'Billy' in DIRTY DANCING Australian Tour from Nov 28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Leading Australian theatre producer John Frost today announced that young classical music singer Mark Vincent will make his musical theatre debut in the role of Billy in the new Australian production of Dirty Dancing. The leading roles of Johnny Castle and Baby will be announced in coming weeks. Dirty Dancing will play at the Sydney Lyric Theatre from 28 November this year, then Melbourne's Princess Theatre from March and the Lyric Theatre, QPAC from May. (more...)

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