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CHAINS OF DEW, WEDDING BAND and More Set for Shakespeare Theatre's 2014-15 ReDiscovery Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

The Shakespeare Theatre Company announces its 2014-2015 ReDiscovery Series with a selection of five plays by significant women playwrights of the early 20th Century, directed by local D.C. directors. The first reading to kick off the series will be Chains of Dew by Susan Glaspell, directed by Holly Twyford, on Monday, September 15. (more...)

Milwaukee LGBT Film Festival Announces Opening and Closing Night Screenings
by Movies News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

The Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival is pleased to announce the two films that will bookend this year's Festival. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of Playwrights Realm's MY MANANA COMES
by Jennifer Broski - Sep 5, 2014

The Playwrights Realm's production of MY MAŅANA COMES by Elizabeth Irwin and directed by Chay Yew opened last night, September 4, 2014 at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater (416 W. 42nd Street, NYC). BroadwayWorld was there for the Big Night and you can check out photos below! (more...)

Tony-Winning Shows Reveal Boost in Post Sunday Sales
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2014

The Tonys are over, and now many of this season's shows are benefitting from the Big Night as a result. This year's Best Musical winner, A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, will bring in a whooping $900,000 by the end of today, according to a report by Variety. Additionally, both Aladdin and Beautiful, which each scored acting wins (for James Monroe Iglehart and Jessie Mueller), will reportedly break the $1 million mark by the end of the day. (more...)

BWW TV: Meet the 2014 Tony Nominees- Bryan Cranston Reveals Why He Cherishes Broadway Audiences!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 7, 2014

Today we continue our Tonys coverage with Bryan Cranston, a nominee for Best Leading Actor in a Play for All the Way, who chats about why he's living the dream, how he cherishes live audiences, and more. Check out what he had to say below! (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the 2014 Tony Nominees- Lena Hall Explains Her Crazy Callback for HEDWIG!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 7, 2014

Today we continue our Tonys coverage with Lena Hall, a nominee for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for Hedwig and the Angry Inch, who chats about her crazy audition process, the thrill of working with Neil Patrick Harris, and more. Check out what she had to say below! (more...)

BWW TV: On the Scene at the 2014 Theatre World Awards with Winners Levi, Cranston, Karimloo, O'Dowd & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 7, 2014

First presented in 1945, the prestigious Theatre World Awards, founded by John Willis, the Editor-in-Chief of both Theatre World and its companion volume, Screen World, are the oldest awards given for Outstanding Broadway and Off-Broadway Debut Performances. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there for the Big Night, where he chatted with all of this year's winners and presenters. Check out what they had to say below! (more...)

BWW TV: Inside Opening Night of Roundabout's JUST JIM DALE!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 6, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company presents Tony Award-winner, two-time Grammy Award winner and two-time Academy Award nominee Jim Dale in his solo show, Just Jim Dale, directed by Tony Award winner Richard Maltby, Jr. Just Jim Dale officially opened earlier this week at the Laura PelsTheatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 46th Street). This is a limited engagement through August 10, 2014. BroadwayWorld was there for the Big Night and you can check out interviews with the company below! (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the 2014 Tony Nominees- Linda Emond Reveals Why She Originally Said 'No' to CABARET
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 6, 2014

Today we continue our Tonys coverage with Linda Emond, a nominee for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for Cabaret, who chats about how she originally turned down the role, why she loves playing the character, and more. Check out what he had to say below! (more...)

BWW TV: Meet the 2014 Tony Nominees- Chris O'Dowd on How He's Never Seen OF MICE AND MEN!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 6, 2014

Today we continue our Tonys coverage with Chris O'Dowd, a nominee for Best Leading Actor in a Play for Of Mice and Men, who chats about how the community has embraced him, how he has never seen the play before, and more. Check out what he had to say below! (more...)

BWW Tonys Special: Ultimate Guide to This Season's Cast Recordings
by David Clarke - Jun 6, 2014

It's that time of year, and I can't help but wonder if your CD collection and iPod are Tonys ready. This Broadway season has some really interesting contenders in the musical categories, and to get you ready for the Big Night, I'm recapping the albums you should be listening to (or at the very least pre-ordering). (more...)

In the Spotlight Series: In the Tonys Photo Booth with Nominee Doug McGrath
by Walter McBride - Jun 5, 2014

Below you can check out photos of Doug McGrath, nominated for Best Book of a Musical for Beautiful, in the BroadwayWorld.com series 'In the Spotlight' by acclaimed photographer Walter McBride! (more...)

Photo Coverage: AFTER MIDNIGHT Company Takes Final Bows at Brooks Atkinson Theatre
by Walter McBride - Jun 30, 2014

After Midnight, directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle and featuring the big-band sounds of nine-time Grammy Award-winner Wynton Marsalis' Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars, closed last night at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre after 273 performances. BroadwayWorld was there for the final curtain call and you can check out photo coverage from the Big Night below! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 6/26/14 - MOTOWN, THE LION, ATOMIC, 'MUSCLES' and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jun 26, 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: MOTOWN hits 500 shows, 'MUSCLES', THE LION and ATOMIC begin off-Broadway, GHOSTS screens in the UK and 'A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE' appears on THE TONIGHT SHOW again this evening! (more...)

41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards: Complete List of Winners
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 23, 2014

Tonight was the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards and the winners have been announced. It was a Big Night for The Young and the Restless, which took home 6 Emmys. CBS also managed to take home 8. (more...)

Nike+ FuelBand App Now Available for Android
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

NIKE, Inc. today announced the availability of a Nike+ FuelBand App for Android, giving Android users the ability to seamlessly connect their Nike+ FuelBand SE and Android device. Through this app, Nike adds another access point for athletes to tap into Nike+ and NikeFuel to set goals and get motivation to surpass them. (more...)

Fight Sports, MMA and SICARIUS Sponsor WSOF10 Headliner Jesse Taylor
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

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Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of LCT3's THE WHO & THE WHAT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

The Lincoln Center Theater/ LCT3 production of The Who & The What, by Ayad Akhtar, directed by Kimberly Senior, is playing through Sunday, July 27 at the Claire Tow Theater (150 West 65th Street). The Who & The What, which features Tala Ashe, Greg Keller, Nadine Malouf, and Bernard White, just opened and you can check out photos from the Big Night below! (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: BACKSTAGE WITH RICHARD RIDGE- Six-Time Tony Winner Audra McDonald!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jun 15, 2014

Welcome to BWW's exclusive talk show, BACKSTAGE WITH Richard Ridge. Follow Richard as he visits the theater's best and brightest in their dressing rooms, on their stages and favorite hang outs to talk about their lives, careers and all of the things you don't know, but want to know. In the special interview below, 2014 Tony winner Audra McDonald joined Richard just days before the Big Night to chat about all things Lady Day, reviews her amazing career and so much more . Check out the full interview below! (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 6/14-6/15/2014
by - Jun 15, 2014

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, June 15, 2014 - Sunday, June 15, 2014. (more...)

Ed Sheeran Celebrates New Album 'x' With Whirlwind Schedule of Events
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

Atlantic recording artist Ed Sheeran is celebrating the highly anticipated arrival of his second album 'x' (pronounced multiply), with a series of whirlwind international events dubbed 'Multiply Days.' 'x' arrives on June 23rd. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Patti LaBelle Takes First Bows in Broadway's AFTER MIDNIGHT!
by Walter McBride - Jun 11, 2014

The cast and creative team of the Tony Award-nominated smash hit Broadway musical After Midnight, just welcomed Grammy Award-winning legend Patti LaBelle as "Special Guest Star.' BroadwayWorld was there for her Big Night and you can check out photos from her first curtain call below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Gladys Knight, Natalie Cole & More Celebrate Patti LaBelle's First Performance in AFTER MIDNIGHT
by Walter McBride - Jun 11, 2014

The cast and creative team of the Tony Award-nominated smash hit Broadway musical After Midnight, just welcomed Grammy Award-winning legend Patti LaBelle as 'Special Guest Star.' BroadwayWorld was there for her Big Night and you can check out photos from the backstage, post-show celebration below! (more...)

ICYMI: BroadwayWorld's Mega-Roundup of All Things Tony Awards!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 10, 2014

Now that we've all had a sufficient amount of time to recover from the excitement of the Big Night, treat yourself today to some highlights from ALL of the festivities. Below, BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you a Mega-Roundup of 2014 Tonys coverage! (more...)

ANDY GRAMMER Reveals Details for 'Magazines or Novels'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

Acclaimed platinum-selling singer, songwriter, musician ANDY GRAMMER has revealed his forthcoming album will be titled MAGAZINES OR NOVELS and it will be released Tuesday, August 5 on S-Curve Records. (more...)

BWW TV: 11,000 Performances and Still Going! THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Cast Celebrates Another Milestone
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 9, 2014

The longest-running show in Broadway history, Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera, directed by Harold Prince, has again made theater history, reaching the unprecedented milestone of 11,000 performances. A feat achieved by no other Broadway show, the 11,000th performance was celebrated last night at the Majestic Theatre, and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on hand to catch the special curtain call and backstage celebration with the company. Check out what Norm Lewis, Sierra Boggess and more had to say on the Big Night below! (more...)

29th Annual Milwaukee LGBT Film & Video Festival Announced
by Movies News Desk - Jul 7, 2014

The Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival - one of the region's longest-running film events and a cornerstone gathering for the LGBT + communities - returns this October 16-26. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 7/31/14 - 'RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY', AVENUE Q Hits 11 Years, Chita in THE VISIT, GREASE in STL & More!
by Jessica Showers - Jul 31, 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: Off-Broadway is heating up today with BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY and 'REVOLUTION IN THE ELBOW' kicking off performances, plus AVENUE Q's interactive 11th Anniversary celebration, and stars are popping up around the country with Chita Rivera in Williamstown's THE VISIT, Taylor Louderman in The Muny's GREASE and more! (more...)

Fitz And The Tantrums Announce Fall Headline Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

On the heels of 'The Walker' - Fitz and The Tantrums' second single to hit No. 1 on Billboard's Alternative Songs chart in less than a year - being certified Gold, the Los Angeles-based band announces plans to remain on the road through November 2014. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway Unites! Inside BROADWAY STANDS UP FOR FREEDOM Concert
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jul 22, 2014

The New York Civil Liberties Union, the New York State affiliate of the ACLU, just welcomed an array of award-winning performers for Broadway Stands Up for Freedom, its annual benefit concert, which was held last night, July 21, at the NYU Skirball Center for Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place, NYC). Special guests included: Adam Chanler-Berat, Justin Guarini, Zach Unger, Barrett Foa, Lena Hall, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Condola Rashad, Robin de Jesus, Seth Rudetsky, Telly Leung and more! BroadwayWorld was there for the Big Night and you can check out photos from inside the concert below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet of BROADWAY STANDS UP FOR FREEDOM with Lena Hall, Bryce Pinkham & More!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jul 22, 2014

The New York Civil Liberties Union, the New York State affiliate of the ACLU, just welcomed an array of award-winning performers for Broadway Stands Up for Freedom, its annual benefit concert, which was held last night, July 21, at the NYU Skirball Center for Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place, NYC).performaers included: Adam Chanler-Berat, Justin Guarini, Zach Unger, Barrett Foa, Lena Hall, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Condola Rashad, Robin de Jesus, Seth Rudetsky, Telly Leung and more! BroadwayWorld was there for the Big Night and you can check out photos from the red carpet arrivals below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Seth Rudetsky Deconstructs the Late, Great Elaine Stritch
by Stage Tube - Jul 18, 2014

In honor of his upcoming show, Deconstructing Broadway (which plays at the Leicester Square Theatre on August 10), Broadway favorite Seth Rudetsky will be releasing one of his famous Deconstructions every day leading up to the Big Night. Now he's back with more. Check out his most recent Deconstruction of Elaine Stritch, the broadway legend that died yesterday morning at the age of 89. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Seth Rudetsky Deconstructs Bob Dylan's 'Blowin' in the Wind' with Ann Hampton Callaway
by Stage Tube - Jul 16, 2014

In honor of his upcoming show, Deconstructing Broadway (which plays at the Leicester Square Theatre on August 10), Broadway favorite Seth Rudetsky will be releasing one of his famous Deconstructions every day leading up to the Big Night. Now he's back with more. Check out his most recent Deconstruction of Bob Dylan's 'Blowin' in the Wind,' sung by Ann Hampton Callaway. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Seth Rudetsky Deconstructs RENT, DREAMGIRLS and FUNNY GIRL!
by Stage Tube - Jul 15, 2014

In honor of his upcoming show, Deconstructing Broadway (which plays at the Leicester Square Theatre on August 10), Broadway favorite Seth Rudetsky will be releasing one of his famous Deconstructions every day leading up to the Big Night. Now he's back with more. Check out his most recent Deconstruction of popular musicals RENT, DREAMGIRLS, and FUNNY GIRL as he examines melodies that have been altered over time in these shows! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Seth Rudetsky Deconstructs Liz Callaway Singing CARRIE
by Stage Tube - Jul 14, 2014

In honor of his upcoming show, Deconstructing Broadway (which plays at the Leicester Square Theatre on August 10), Broadway favorite Seth will be releasing one of his famous Deconstructions every day leading up to the Big Night. Now he's back with more. Check out his most recent Deconstruction of Liz Callaway in an initial reading of Carrie below and check back daily for his latest installments! (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 7/12-7/13/2014
by - Jul 13, 2014

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, July 13, 2014 - Sunday, July 13, 2014. (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Broadway's Future Stars! Go Inside the 2014 National High School Musical Theatre Awards
by Randy Rainbow - Jul 13, 2014

Just last week, the 6th Annual National High School Musical Awards presented the coveted Jimmy Award for Best Performance by an Actress and Best Performance by an Actor at Broadway's Minskoff Theater, to Jai' Len Josey representing the Georgia High School Musical Theater Awards - Shuler Hensley Awards and Jonah Rawitz, representing the Illinois High School Musical Theater Awards. BroadwayWorld was on the scene for the Big Night and you can go inside the festivities with clips from the show and interviews with some of the guests below! (more...)

SIGHTING: Miss Nevada Teen USA 2014, Alexa Taylor, Celebrates Sweet Sixteen at Sugar Factory
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2014

Miss Nevada Teen USA 2014, Alexa Taylor, celebrated her Sweet Sixteen at Sugar Factory Town Square in Las Vegas Friday evening, along with close friends and family. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Seth Rudetsky Deconstructs Barbra Streisand, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR & More!
by Stage Tube - Jul 11, 2014

Broadway favorite Seth Rudetsky is at it again! In honor of his upcoming show, Deconstructing Broadway (which plays at the Leicester Square Theatre on August 10), Seth will be releasing one of his famous Deconstructions every day leading up to the Big Night. Check out some of his most recent Deconstructions below and check back daily for his latest installments! (more...)

Insightpool Announces the Social Engagement Summit
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

ATLANTA, GA -  Insightpool, the Atlanta-based leader in social engagement activation, will be hosting the inaugural Social Engagement Summit at the Atlanta Tech Village in Buckhead. On Tuesday, August 5, 2014, social practitioners from all over the Southeast will join together to discuss best practices and uncover new strategies in digital marketing. (more...)

Andy Grammer Performs 'Back Home' on GMA; New Album MAGAZINES OR NOVELS Out 8/5
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

Andy Grammer made his debut on ABC's 'Good Morning America' this morning. The acclaimed platinum-selling singer, songwriter, musician performed his new single 'Back Home' alongside his band and full drum line; watch the performance HERE. 'Back Home' is the first single off ANDY's forthcoming album MAGAZINES OR NOVELS, due out August 5 on S-Curve Records. (more...)

BWW Interviews: As Patti Murin Preps for 54 Below Show, She Talks Skivvies, Sierra Boggess, & Potato Chips
by Matt Tamanini - Aug 8, 2014

Over the past few weeks, we here at BroadwayWorld have been very lucky to welcome Broadway leading lady Patti Murin into our extended family. From recapping the Season Finale of 'The Bachelorette' to interviewing it's happy couple and not so happy runner-up. But now it's time for Patti to get back to what she does best, sing her face off! This Monday, August 11th at 7:00pm at 54 Below, Patti will be performing her first-ever solo show, 'Literally Patti Murin.' She's a little anxious about people actually being in the audience, so help her self-esteem and get your tickets now. The interview will still be here when you get back. (more...)

Scoop: THE GOLDBERGS on ABC - Wednesday, September 3, 2014
by TV Scoop - Aug 29, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE GOLDBERGS, airing on ABC on Wednesday, September 3, 2014! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Signature Theatre Celebrates Opening Night of AND I AND SILENCE
by Jennifer Broski - Aug 26, 2014

Signature Theatre presents the U.S. Premiere of And I and Silence by Naomi Wallace, directed by Caitlin McLeod. The production runs now through September 14, 2014. The show opened last night, August 25, in The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the Big Night below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: NEWSIES Cast Takes Final Broadway Bows at Nederlander Theatre!
by Walter McBride - Aug 25, 2014

Just last night, the cast of the Tony Award-winning musical NEWSIES bowed for the last time at the Nederlander Theatre. NEWSIES featured a Tony Award-winning score with music by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken and lyrics by Jack Feldman, with a book by four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein. Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions, NEWSIES was directed by Tony nominee Jeff Calhoun and choreographed by Christopher Gattelli, who won a 2012 Tony Award for his work. NEWSIES enjoyed almost two and a half years on Broadway. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the Big Night below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Strawshop's BLACK COMEDY Brings Comedy Into the Light
by Jay Irwin - Aug 23, 2014

When physical comedy is done well it can be a beautiful thing. I still marvel at a seven-minute bit David Hyde Pierce did with an ironing board on the show Frasier (seriously, go look it up). But good physical comedy is not easy. Fortunately for us the cast of Strawberry Theatre Workshop's production of "Black Comedy" are more than up to the task as they presented one of the funniest displays of physical comedy I've seen in town since "Boeing Boeing" a few years back. (more...)

BWW Recap: A Shake Up In the BB16 House!
by Joseph OHern - Aug 22, 2014

It was a Big Night in the 'Big Brother' house as one houseguest was sent packing, one houseguest returned to the game, and a Julie Chen got iced! Let's get started shall we? (more...)

Tony Shalhoub Joins Showtime's NURSE JACKIE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

Emmy Award-winner Tony Shalhoub (Monk) joins Emmy-winning actress Edie Falco in NURSE JACKIE, the SHOWTIME comedy about a flawed emergency room nurse. Shalhoub stars in a recurring role as Dr. Bernard Prince, a new ER doctor who has a great bedside manner, a special touch with his boss, Gloria Akalitus (Anna Deavere Smith), and who offers Jackie something she desperately needs - a friend. (more...)

We Believe in Andrew Rannells! 10 Reasons to Love Broadway's New Hedwig!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 20, 2014

Broadway favorite Andrew Rannells will return to the stage as the title character in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH tonight, replacing Neil Patrick Harris (who just departed the production on August 17). In honor of his Big Night, we can't help but freak out about his impending homecoming. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you just a few reasons to get just as excited! Below, BroadwayWorld brings you just a few reasons to get just as excited! (more...)

'Seize the Day!' A Look Back at NEWSIES' Opening Night on Broadway
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 19, 2014

NEWSIES plays its final performance on Broadway this coming Sunday, August 24, but BroadwayWorld (and the rest of New York, we hope) isn't ready to let the musical leave just yet! All this week we're bringing you snapshots from the NEWSIES 'paper route' -- from the movie to how the show got to the Great White Way, to the show's still-burgeoning fandom, and its award-winning cast and creative team. (more...)

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