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Billy Rose Theatre (New York, NY)
208 W. 41st St.

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ole Signs Worldwide Co-Publishing Deal with Songwriter & Producer Phil O'Donnellole Signs Worldwide Co-Publishing Deal with Songwriter & Producer Phil O'Donnell
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

ole, the world's fastest growing independent rights management company, has signed a worldwide co-publishing deal with songwriter Phil O'Donnell covering current and future copyrights. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for September 2nd, 2015'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for September 2nd, 2015
by Paul W. Thompson - Sep 2, 2015

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. It's a Super September Preview! We've got the low-down on 16 musical productions you will want to see this month, from city to suburbs, big theaters to small, premieres and old favorites galore! 'Side Show,' 'Dogfight,' 'Next To Normal,' 'Oklahoma!,' 'Spamalot,' 'Blood Brothers,' 'October Sky,' CST's 'Ride The Cyclone' and much more! (more...)

Hulu Adds Commercial-Free ViewingHulu Adds Commercial-Free Viewing
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

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Photo Flash: August Brings Variety and Tons of Talent to JIM CARUSO'S CAST PARTYPhoto Flash: August Brings Variety and Tons of Talent to JIM CARUSO'S CAST PARTY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

For the past 13 years, Jim Caruso's Cast Party has been the place for Broadway, jazz and cabaret performers to celebrate and entertain each other. This past month, an astonishingly wide variety of talent passed through the Birdland doors, and we thought you might like to see proof that 'you never know who will show up at Cast Party!' Scroll down for photos of August's incredible lineup of stars! (more...)

Trent Kowalik, Jackie Burns and More Set for New Musical LUCIFER at Bowery Event Space This OctoberTrent Kowalik, Jackie Burns and More Set for New Musical LUCIFER at Bowery Event Space This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

The story of the Bible according to the Devil. God, known as 'The Boss,' has tasked five diverse angels to head up his most ambitious project yet -- creating the world in just seven days. (more...)

The Fulton Theatre to Launch 166th Season with THE ADDAMS FAMILYThe Fulton Theatre to Launch 166th Season with THE ADDAMS FAMILY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

The Fulton Theatre kicks off its 166th season, in deliciously ghoulish fashion, with the creepy, kooky hit THE ADDAMS FAMILY. Gomez, Morticia, and their family of misfits, prove that you can pick everything but your family...THAT you're born with. (more...)

Mitch Poulos and Fran Prisco to Lead A STEADY RAIN at The Fulton Theatre This MonthMitch Poulos and Fran Prisco to Lead A STEADY RAIN at The Fulton Theatre This Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

The Fulton Theatre, located in historic Lancaster, PA is excited to kick off its first fully staged show of the Ellen Arnold Groff studio series with the griping drama A STEADY RAIN by Keith Huff. (more...)

Tron Theatre Company Dark to Present New Adaptation of Ibsen's GHOSTSTron Theatre Company Dark to Present New Adaptation of Ibsen's GHOSTS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

Continuing our tradition of breathing new life into classic plays, the Tron Theatre Company production at the centre of our autumn programme is Megan Barker's claustrophobically dark and gripping adaptation of Ghosts.  Ibsen's disparaging commentary on 19th century morality becomes, in Barker's up-to-the-minute version, an all-too-prescient tale of child abuse, political corruption, sibling incest and addiction set in the Scottish Highlands. (more...)

Hulu Offers Commercial-Free Option to SubscribersHulu Offers Commercial-Free Option to Subscribers
by TV News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

Today Hulu is offering a commercial-free option to subscribers. Viewers now have the choice to watch Hulu commercial free for $11.99 per month or with limited commercials for $7.99 per month. (more...)

Playhouse on the Square to Present CARRIE THE MUSICALPlayhouse on the Square to Present CARRIE THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

Carrie White doesn't fit in. At school, the popular students torture her; at home, her religiously fanatical mother terrorizes her. But Carrie's just discovered she's got a special power, and if pushed too far, she's not afraid to use it. Based on the best selling novel, Carrie the Musical spins an epic tale of torment and revenge. (more...)

Cast Set for Graham Greene's TRAVELS WITH MY AUNT at Keen CompanyCast Set for Graham Greene's TRAVELS WITH MY AUNT at Keen Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

Today Keen Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein announced the cast for the upcoming production of Graham Greene's Travels With My Aunt. (more...)

FX to Present EMPIRE Season One Marathon This Labor DayFX to Present EMPIRE Season One Marathon This Labor Day
by TV News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

Relive all the glamour, intrigue and O.M.G. moments of EMPIRE with a 12-hour Season One Labor Day Marathon on MONDAY, SEPT. 7 BEGINNING AT 12 PM ET/PT on FX (more...)

Bikini Kill Reveal 'Ocean Song'; RGSN Reissue Out 9/22Bikini Kill Reveal 'Ocean Song'; RGSN Reissue Out 9/22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

The infamously fierce feminist punk pioneers, Bikini Kill, offer a glimpse into the history of their very first demo tape, the feminist punk movement, riot grrrl, and reveal the previously unreleased “Ocean Song” today with The New York Times. T (more...)

Vocalist Nicolas Bearde & Pianist, Composer Nat Adderley Jr. Hit the Jazz TrailVocalist Nicolas Bearde & Pianist, Composer Nat Adderley Jr. Hit the Jazz Trail
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

Nicolas Bearde, a renowned jazz singer of remarkable depth, range and technique, with a compelling musical style has won acclaim from critics and jazz audiences worldwide. (more...)

Cate Blanchett to Portray Lucille Ball in Biopic from Aaron SorkinCate Blanchett to Portray Lucille Ball in Biopic from Aaron Sorkin
by Jessica Khan - Sep 2, 2015

Honey, she's home! TheWrap writes Cate Blanchett will star as Lucille Ball in playwright and screenwriter Aaron Sorkin's upcoming biopic on the I LOVE LUCY star. (more...)

BWW Interview: Going Medieval with Brad DePlanche of OST's Upcoming SPAMALOTBWW Interview: Going Medieval with Brad DePlanche of OST's Upcoming SPAMALOT
by Kimberly Moy - Sep 2, 2015

BWW @kmoy126 Interviews @OrlandoShakes hilarious Brad DePlanche #Spamalot Patsy #Coconuts (more...)

Ryan Silverman Returns to Broadway's CHICAGO TonightRyan Silverman Returns to Broadway's CHICAGO Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

The Broadway company of the Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical Chicago will welcome back Drama Desk Award nominee Ryan Silverman in the role of Billy Flynn beginning tonight, Wednesday, September 2 at the Ambassador Theatre (219 W. 49th St., NYC). (more...)

SUNSET BOULEVARD Returns to London in First Amateur Production, Oct. 6-12SUNSET BOULEVARD Returns to London in First Amateur Production, Oct. 6-12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

The global hit musical Sunset Boulevard based on the Billy Wilder film of the same name featuring music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Lyrics by Christopher Hampton and Don Black will run at the Bridewell Theatre on Fleet Street, central London from 6 to 12 October in a brand new production. NODA affiliated companies have been able to perform the musical for the first time in 2015, and Geoids Musical Theatre have been awarded the only license in central London. (more...)

Linda Lavin, Will Swenson and More Set for 54 Below This MonthLinda Lavin, Will Swenson and More Set for 54 Below This Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

This September, 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. (more...)

BROADWAY DOES COUNTRY, Phillipa Soo and More Head to 54 Below This OctoberBROADWAY DOES COUNTRY, Phillipa Soo and More Head to 54 Below This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

This September and October, 54 Below presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Take a Ride Through Provincetown With Cabaret and Recording Legend Marilyn MayeSTAGE TUBE: Take a Ride Through Provincetown With Cabaret and Recording Legend Marilyn Maye
by Michael Dale - Sep 1, 2015

Looking elegant as a always, the remarkable vocal artist talks of her recording that was honored by The Smithsonian Institution. (more...)

Sundance Alums Unveil New Short Musical EMPIRE VAMPIRESundance Alums Unveil New Short Musical EMPIRE VAMPIRE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

Close Up Experience and The Goodnight Darlings (Kat Auster and Wilson Jaramillo) announce their new Short Musical Film, EMPIRE VAMPIRE. The innovative new Fantasy-Thriller Musical short film is blazing a trail, paving the way for a new genre that tells a story within a song, on screen, seamlessly intermingled with a vibrant array of performance and fine art. (more...)

Broadway's Mary Louise Wilson and More to Appear at Chicago's REELING Film Festival This MonthBroadway's Mary Louise Wilson and More to Appear at Chicago's REELING Film Festival This Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

REELING, the second-oldest LGBTQ+ film festival in the world and a beloved Chicago cultural institution for more than 30 years, features a host of events of interest to the theater community. GREY GARDENS Tony Award winner Mary Louise Wilson will be present for the Chicago premiere of SHE'S THE BEST THING IN IT, a documentary about Wilson also featuring Frances McDormand, Melissa Leo, Tyne Daly, Estelle Parsons, Valerie Harper and Charlotte Rae. (more...)

KINKY BOOTS' Billy Porter on Growing Up Black, Christian and Gay in PittsburghKINKY BOOTS' Billy Porter on Growing Up Black, Christian and Gay in Pittsburgh
by Michael Dale - Sep 1, 2015

'This prodigal son hath come home - as a lady!' (more...)

United Solo Special Award Nominees AnnouncedUnited Solo Special Award Nominees Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

The world's largest solo theatre festival announced the nominees for the United Solo Special Award. Now in its sixth year, the Festival honors performers who have made outstanding contributions to solo theatre. Previous award winners include Anna Deavere Smith, Patti LuPone, John Leguizamo, Fiona Shaw, and Billy Crystal. (more...)

Photo Flash: New Look at DIRTY DANCING National Tour, Featuring Christopher TierneyPhoto Flash: New Look at DIRTY DANCING National Tour, Featuring Christopher Tierney
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

Christopher Tierney recently assumed the iconic role of Johnny Castle tonight in the North American tour of Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage in Chicago, where it ran through August 30. This marks the launch of the second year of the hugely successful national tour which will go on to play markets including Los Angeles, San Francisco, Detroit, Nashville, Des Moines and Denver this season. A list of full tour dates can be found here. Check out a first look at Tierney in the role below! (more...)

Peak Financial Corporation Oklahoma Announces Fall Winter 2015 World...Peak Financial Corporation Oklahoma Announces Fall Winter 2015 World...
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

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AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' to Return to Porchlight This Holiday SeasonAIN'T MISBEHAVIN' to Return to Porchlight This Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

Porchlight Music Theatre announces the return of its multi award-winning hit AIN'T MISBEHAVIN', November 14 - December 20, music by Thomas "Fats" Waller, book by Murray Horowitz and Richard Maltby Jr., direction and choreography by multi Jeff-Award winner and Artistic Associate Brenda Didier with music direction by Jeff-Award winning Porchlight Artistic Associate Austin Cook at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave.  (more...)

Falltastic Show Spree Set for September; Passes Still AvailableFalltastic Show Spree Set for September; Passes Still Available
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

'Falltastic Show Spree' passes are still available. From Sept. 7 through Sept. 13, 2015, Branson, Missouri's 'Falltastic Show Spree' offers visitors the opportunity to enjoy ten of the top shows in Branson for one hundred and twenty-five dollars. (more...)

Acoustic Guitar Virtuoso Andy McKee Coming to Pepperdine University, 9/26Acoustic Guitar Virtuoso Andy McKee Coming to Pepperdine University, 9/26
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

Acoustic guitar virtuoso Andy McKee brings his unique songbook to Smothers Theatre at Pepperdine University on Saturday, September 26 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Billy Ray Cyrus Comments on Daughter Miley's Sexuality: 'Forget the Haters'Billy Ray Cyrus Comments on Daughter Miley's Sexuality: 'Forget the Haters'
by TV News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

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SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER Reunion, Linda Lavin & More Set for 54 Below This WeekSATURDAY NIGHT FEVER Reunion, Linda Lavin & More Set for 54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

This week at 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visitwww.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

NY Public Library for the Performing Arts Curator Doug Reside on Broadway on TourNY Public Library for the Performing Arts Curator Doug Reside on Broadway on Tour
by NYPL for the Performing Arts - Aug 31, 2015

BroadwayWorld.com continues our exclusive content series, in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, which delves into the library's unparalleled archives, and resources. Below, check out a piece by Doug Reside (Lewis and Dorothy Cullman Curator for the Billy Rose Theatre Division) on Broadway on Tour: (more...)

THE SPHERES, THE BITTER GAME, HEAVEN ON EARTH and More Join 2015 Without Walls Festival LineupTHE SPHERES, THE BITTER GAME, HEAVEN ON EARTH and More Join 2015 Without Walls Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

La Jolla Playhouse announces additional projects for its second Without Walls (WoW) Festival on October 9 - 11, featuring more than 20 immersive and site-based works taking place simultaneously in and around the Playhouse Theatre District, UC San Diego campus and the surrounding neighborhood. (more...)

Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch Returning for Residency at The Carlyle HotelJim Caruso & Billy Stritch Returning for Residency at The Carlyle Hotel
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch return to Bemelmans Bar at The Carlyle Hotel with an evening of swinging standards every Sunday in September, November and December, from 9pm - 12 midnight.  The duo has recently added dozens of songs made famous by Frank Sinatra to their repertoire, thanks to their current national tour of The Sinatra Century.  In this upcoming Carlyle run, Caruso and Stritch will be joined by bassist Steve Doyle. (more...)

BWW Review: 'Blanche, Did Ya Know There Are Rats in the Cellar?' Circuit's BUYER AND CELLAR Clarifies ThatBWW Review: 'Blanche, Did Ya Know There Are Rats in the Cellar?' Circuit's BUYER AND CELLAR Clarifies That
by Joseph Baker - Aug 31, 2015

Take a trip to Barbra's basement. (more...)

PRINCE OF BROADWAY Begins Rehearsals in NYC This WeekPRINCE OF BROADWAY Begins Rehearsals in NYC This Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

The Umeda Arts Theater world premiere production of Prince of Broadway will begin rehearsals on Thursday, September 3 in New York City.  (more...)

Scoop: HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER on ABC - Thursday, September 17, 2015Scoop: HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER on ABC - Thursday, September 17, 2015
by - Aug 31, 2015

Get all the scoop on HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER, airing on ABC on Thursday, September 17, 2015! (more...)

The Evergreen Chorale Ready to Head to the Cell Block in CHICAGO This FallThe Evergreen Chorale Ready to Head to the Cell Block in CHICAGO This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

The Evergreen Chorale presents 'Chicago' September 11 through October 4 at Center/Stage, 27608 Fireweed Drive, Evergreen, CO, 80439. The Evergreen Chorale presents CHICAGO September 11 through October 4 at Center/Stage, 27608 Fireweed Drive, Evergreen, CO, 80439. (more...)

Colony Theatre Company to Stage West Coast Premiere of THE BEST ENEMIES, Begin. 9/16Colony Theatre Company to Stage West Coast Premiere of THE BEST ENEMIES, Begin. 9/16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

The Colony Theatre is thrilled to present the second production of its 41st season, the West Coast Premiere of THE BEST OF ENEMIES by Mark St. Germain, directed by David Rose.  THE BEST OF ENEMIES will preview on Wednesday, September 16; Thursday, September 17; and Friday, September 18 at 8:00pm. It will open on Saturday, September 19 at 8:00pm and continue through Sunday, October 18. (more...)

Check Out 5 Things You Didn't See on TV During MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDSCheck Out 5 Things You Didn't See on TV During MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

In an E! NEWS EXCLUSIVE, check out 5 Things You Didn't See on TV during the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards! (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for August 31-September 6, Featuring Anthony Rapp, Barrett Weed, and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for August 31-September 6, Featuring Anthony Rapp, Barrett Weed, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Aug 30, 2015

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Saturday Night Fever Reunion Concert; Anthony Rapp: Unplugged; 54 Sings You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown; Barrett Weed; and 54 Sings Guys and Dolls. (more...)

Masterworks Chorale to Open Twelfth Concert Season With Selections from LES MISERABLES, THE WIZ, and MoreMasterworks Chorale to Open Twelfth Concert Season With Selections from LES MISERABLES, THE WIZ, and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2015

Masterworks Chorale opens its twelfth concert season on September 27, 3:00 pm, at the Centre for the Performing and Visual Arts. Artistic Director Kathy Bizarth has returned to lead these dedicated singers who, with Accompanist David Kinrade, share their talents and skills with our community in schools and churches. (more...)

Breaking: James D Smith to Play Billy Kostecki in DIRTY DANCING in AdelaideBreaking: James D Smith to Play Billy Kostecki in DIRTY DANCING in Adelaide
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2015

Leading Australian theatre producer John Frost today announced that the role of Billy Kostecki in the Adelaide season of the hit musical Dirty Dancing will be played by actor and singer James D Smith. (more...)

Berkshire Theatre Group Announces Additions to the Fall and Winter SeasonsBerkshire Theatre Group Announces Additions to the Fall and Winter Seasons
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2015

Berkshire Theatre Group and Artistic Director/CEO Kate Maguire are excited to announce music, comedy and community additions to the fall and winter seasons and the 10th Annual Community Production of A Christmas Carol. (more...)

Refuge Theatre Project Presents GLORY DAYSRefuge Theatre Project Presents GLORY DAYS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2015

Men under the age of 25 are hardly the demographic for attending Broadway musicals, let alone writing one, but Nick Blaemire and James Gardiner did just that when their musical Glory Days ran on Broadway in May 2008. The Broadway production followed a World Premiere at the prestigious Signature Theatre in Arlington, Virginia in January of that year. (more...)

MATILDA's Oona Laurence and Owen Judge to Host Lyrics for Life BenefitMATILDA's Oona Laurence and Owen Judge to Host Lyrics for Life Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2015

Hosted by Oona Laurence (Matilda, Southpaw) and Owen Judge (Fantastic Four), Lyrics for Life will be held on Sept 9th at Symphony Space. In honor of World Suicide Prevention Week, this event features over one hundred young performers from Broadway, TV & Film, singer/songwriters and award-winning dancers. (more...)

Elton John Announces 2nd and Final Sydney Concert, Hordern PavilionElton John Announces 2nd and Final Sydney Concert, Hordern Pavilion
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2015

Sir Elton John and his band return to Australia from 5 December as part of his international "All The Hits Tour." Due to huge ticket sales one last Sydney concert has been added on Thursday 17 December - at the venue where it all began - the Hordern Pavilion. (more...)

Rowen Blanchard to Star in Disney Channel Original Movie INVISIBLE SISTER, 10/9Rowen Blanchard to Star in Disney Channel Original Movie INVISIBLE SISTER, 10/9
by TV News Desk - Aug 28, 2015

The upcoming Disney Channel Original Movie INVISIBLE SISTER, starring Rowan Blanchard (of Disney Channel's Emmy-nominated hit series 'Girl Meets World') and Paris Berelc (of Disney XD's 'Mighty Med'), is set to premiere FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9 (8:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel (more...)

Stage Vet Steven Pasquale Signs on for CBS Drama Pilot DOUBTStage Vet Steven Pasquale Signs on for CBS Drama Pilot DOUBT
by TV News Desk - Aug 28, 2015

Broadway's Steven Pasquale is lighting up this year's TV schedule.  Deadline reports that the actor will appear opposite Katherine Heigl in CBS's upcoming rework of its legal drama pilot DOUBT. (more...)

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