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235 W. 44th St.

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STAGE TUBE: HAMILTON Urges Americans to Vote with #Ham4Vote!
by Stage Tube - Sep 30, 2016

The cast of Hamilton is urging Americans to make sure our voices are heard and vote on Election Day. Check out #Hame4Vote below! (more...)

Franz Jones, Danny Bolero and More to Lead Platform Group's ROUGHLY SPEAKING; Cast, Creative Team Set!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Shara Ashley Zeiger's Roughly Speaking, a new play with rap based on over 200 interviews with New York City's homeless, has announced its full cast and creative team. (more...)

Nina Simone's Historic Philips Years Celebrated with Vinyl Remasters of Seven Classic Albums
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

 From 1964 to 1967, the extraordinary Nina Simone released seven albums on PhilipsRecords, further establishing her peerless artistic expression and singular voice. During this exceptional purple patch, she recorded some of her best and most important work of her career, much of it fuelled by the Civil Rights Movement and the turmoil of 1960s America. In conjunction with their 60(th) anniversary this year, Verve is celebrating the genius of Simone, the supernaturally gifted singer, pianist and prolific songwriter, and her incredible mid-'60s run with the release of her entire Philips catalog on vinyl. (more...)

Penny Seats Theatre Company Announces 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Ann Arbor's Penny Seats Theatre Company is set to open its seventh season this year, with four shows, the largest season the company has ever attempted.  Through an operational support grant from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs and the National Endowment for the Arts, the company has expanded its offerings and will have a year-round presence.   (more...)

Hale Center Theater Orem to Produce LEGALLY BLONDE JR.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Based on the award-winning Broadway musical and the smash hit motion picture, Legally Blonde JR. is a fabulously fun journey of self-empowerment and expanding horizons. The show's instantly recognizable songs are filled with humor, wit and sass - leaving cast members and audiences alike seeing pink! (more...)

ON BROADWAY Host Stuart Brown to Host Pre-Show Chat at the Palace Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Dr. Stuart Brown, Director of Student Services at the UConn-Waterbury Campus, a devotee of off-Broadway and Broadway productions for over 45 years and host of the radio program 'On Broadway' heard over WRTC-FM, 89.3, on Sundays from 5:30-6:30PM for over 20 years, will be offering his unique insights and backstage knowledge to Palace Theater patrons who attend the Sunday matinee performances of the Webster Broadway series. This free added benefit is a new feature currently available only before the Sunday matinee performance. (more...)

SOUND BITES 4.0 the Fourth Annual 10-Minute Musical Theatre Festival is Extending Submissions Deadline to November 1st
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Theatre Now New York has announced it is extending its online submissions for SOUND BITES 4.0, a 10-minute musical theatre festival and benefit, now through Tuesday, November 1, 2016, at Midnight. The festival offers composers, lyricists, and librettists the opportunity to showcase their work in front of theatre-goers and industry professionals.  (more...)

The School of Theatre at Florida State University Presents SEMINAR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

The School of Theatre at Florida State kicks off its 2016-17 season with Seminar by Theresa Rebeck. Seminar focuses on four young, aspiring novelists who sign up for a private writing seminar, thinking they will be getting sage advice regarding their work. Instead, their lessons are more personal in nature and touch on every aspect of their lives. Unorthodox and relentless methods by their professor leave the students questioning if they'll even survive. (more...)

Photo Flash: TONY N' TINA'S WEDDING Celebrates Opening Night Nuptials in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Presented by the original New York producers, in conjunction with Chicago Theater Works, one of Chicago's longest running, smash hit shows, Tony n' Tina's Wedding, returns to the Windy City, running through December 30 only with a press opening last night, September 29. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening festivities below! (more...)

Arthur Pita to Tour New Dark Dance Double Bill STEPMOTHER / STEPFATHER
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Award-winning Director and Choreographer, Arthur Pita, in collaboration with HeadSpaceDance, presents the world premiere of STEPMOTHER / STEPFATHER, a wickedly gruesome and darkly surreal double bill for the Halloween season. (more...)

SINBAD THE SAILOR Pantomime to Play Theatre Royal Stratford East This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Artistic Director of Theatre Royal Stratford East, Kerry Michael today announces the cast for the company's annual pantomime -  Sinbad the Sailor by Paul Sirett. (more...)

HEDWIG National Tour Kicks Off in Darren Criss's Hometown This Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

A friendly reminder! Darren Criss and Lena Hall will launch the highly anticipated National Tour of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, the 2014 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival, reprising their critically-acclaimed performances at the SHN Golden Gate Theatre in San Francisco (October 2-30) and the Hollywood Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles (November 1-27). (more...)

New Georges to Premiere ALLIGATOR at New A.R.T./New York Theatres This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

New Georges will kick off their 25th anniversary season in collaboration with The Sol Project to present the World Premiere of ALLIGATOR, written by Hilary Bettis (The Americans on FX) and directed by Elena Araoz (Dipika Guha's Mechanics of Love with To-By-For Productions; Hook & Eye's She-She in the Ice Factory Festival). (more...)

Daniela Galli to Guest Star in THE OTHER MOZART Off-Broadway This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Brazilian artist Daniela Galli will be a guest performer in THE OTHER MOZART Off-Broadway at The Players Theatre, October 6-9, 2016. (more...)

Ridge Recap: The Original Cast of FALSETTOS Talks Lapine, Finn, and How They Almost Didn't Make It to Broadway
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 30, 2016

When Falsettos first premiered on Broadway in 1992, the show gained instant status as a game changer. With William Finn's brave new style of musical theatre composition and in placing the lives of queer characters at the forefront of its storytelling, the show has become a cultural landmark and a blueprint for the array of modern musical theatre that followed in its wake. (more...)

VIDEO: Idina Menzel Says 'Let It Go' Has Negatively Affected Her Life in This One Way
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Speaking to PEOPLE this week, Tony Award winner Idina Menzel explained the one way that her hit song 'Let It Go' from Disney's FROZEN has negatively affected her life. (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING to Bring the Pride to the Van Wezel for 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Mary Bensel, Executive Director of the Van Wezel, has announced the Sarasota premiere of Disney's The Lion King at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall during the 2018/19 season. Performance dates and times will be announced at a later time. (more...)

BWW Interview: SPRING AWAKENING Alum Gabriel Violett Talks Competing on New Season of 'The Voice'
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 30, 2016

Broadway alum Gabriel Violett appeared on Tuesday night's Blind Auditions Round of the new season of NBC's THE VOICE and did his fans proud. The singer's moving rendition of Shawn Mendes' 'Treat You Better' (more...)

Nation Building with HAMILTON's David Korins
by Misha Davenport - Sep 30, 2016

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ADDAMS FAMILY Opens Tonight at Cumberland County Playhouse
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 30, 2016

Just in time for the Halloween season, Cumberland County Playhouse presents its version of the recent Broadway hit The Addams Family - starring Playhouse favorite Jason Ross and newcomer Audrey Moore as Gomez and Morticia Addams - onstage in Crossville beginning tonight (Friday, September 30) and running through November 12. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Musicians Reject Proposal from PSI Management, Initiate Strike
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Today, the American Federation of Musicians, Local 60-471 negotiating committee representing musicians of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO), rejected the last, best and final offer from the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Inc. (PSI) for a three-year contract. (more...)

NY Public Library's Theatre Division Administrator Misy Singson on The Spitfire Grill
by NYPL for the Performing Arts - Sep 30, 2016

BroadwayWorld 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 Misy Singson, Theatre Division Administrator, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts on: Political Satires in The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts' Theatre on The Spitfire Grill. (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON to Offer $25 Ticket Lottery for Appleton Run
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Back by popular demand, THE BOOK OF MORMON , which played a record breaking week-long run in 2014, is pleased to announce a lottery ticket policy for the National Tour which begins Oct. 4 at the Fox Cities P.A.C. and plays a limited week-long engagement through Oct. 9. In the Fox Cities, the production will conduct a pre-show lottery at the ticket office, making a limited number of tickets available at $25 a piece. (more...)

DRIVING MISS DAISY, THE UNDERSTUDY and More Set for Canal Cafe Theatre's 'American Season'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

The award-winning Canal Cafe Theatre and Russell Lucas announce an exciting new season of American Theatre. (more...)

Krissy Ross Set for This Sunday's BROADWAY 'BOOZY' BRUNCH at Don't Tell Mama
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Restaurant Row's beloved piano bar, Don't Tell Mama, is thrilled to be kicking off their Broadway 'Boozy' Brunch special guest line up this Sunday, October 2nd! First up is blonde powerhouse, Krissy Ross. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - Simon McBurney in THE ENCOUNTER
by Ken Fallin - Sep 30, 2016

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with renowned caricature artist Ken Fallin, a life-long theater enthusiast, who has drawn many Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. Below, check out his latest illustration, featuring Simon McBurney, currently starring in The Encounter on Broadway! (more...)

8th Annual New York Musical Improv Festival to Kick Off Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Magnet Theater has announced the return of the New York Musical Improv Festival (NYMIF), now in its eighth year. (more...)

Jenna Esposito and More Coming Up at Birdland This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for October 10-16, featuring Eliane Elias, Jenna Esposito, John Yao Quintet, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

THE GOOD ADOPTEE to Tour Connecticut for National Adoption Awareness Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Can you imagine not knowing your own identity? That's the reality for millions of adoptees and the focus of Suzanne Bachner's award-winning show, The Good Adoptee, which will tour Connecticut this fall to help garner support for restoring Connecticut adoptees' access to their original birth certificates. (more...)

Design-Focused 'in 1: the podcast' Welcomes United Scenic Artists Rep Carl Mulert
by in 1: the podcast - Sep 30, 2016

We're mixing up the format again this week as we sit down not with a designer, but with the man in charge of handling the contracts for ALL designers, it's United Scenic Artists Business Rep for Live Performance, Carl Mulert. Carl is the go-to-guy for all contract and union related issues for designers working in theatre and he's with us today to talk about everything you've always wanted to know about USA but were afraid to ask. (more...)

Toronto Comedian Danish Anwar to Launch New Comedy Series YOUR HOOD'S A JOKE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Toronto Comedy All Stars founder and performer Danish Anwar joins Toronto based Eggplant Picture and Sound and Timshel Pictures to launch the pilot of new live-to-tape comedy series, 'Your Hood's a Joke' - filmed in 360 VR as well as Traditional Broadcast and Digital production style. (more...)

FLESH & SPIRIT with Broadway Stars & More Make 2016 New York New Works Theatre Festival Finals
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

 The third annual New York New Work Theatre Festival at the Times Square Arts Centre (300 West 43rd Street) announced today the 2016 finalists including Flesh & Spirit, Most Likely To, Palin Live, Trashman's Dilemma, World Without End and The Love Junkie. Each show will be presented at the Gala, October 5th at 7:00 PM when the winner of the Festival will be selected. (more...)

HEADLESS HORSEMAN and UGLY DUCKLING Set for Halloween at Symphony Space
by BroadwayWorld JR - Sep 30, 2016

The 2016-17 'Just Kidding' weekly performance series at Symphony Space launches this month with music, puppetry, theater and dance. Two upcoming events offer families a comfortable place to enjoy age-appropriate (and adult friendly) theatrical experiences. (more...)

Box Office Opens Next Week for Broadway's A Cappella Musical IN TRANSIT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

The box office for Broadway's first a cappella musical In Transit will open on Monday, October 3, 2016 at 10am at the Circle in the Square Theatre (235 West 50th Street). (more...)

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Josh Groban, Bernadette Peters, Cynthia Erivo and More Set for STRONGER TOGETHER to Support Hillary Clinton
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

'Stronger Together,' a special evening to benefit the Hillary Victory Fund, will bring together the biggest names from Broadway and Hollywood, featuring live performances and special guest Chelsea Clinton. The night will feature never before seen duets and collaborations, all to support Hillary, on Monday, October 17 at the St. James Theatre (246 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036). Billy Crystal will host. (more...)

Nina Simone's Historic Philips Years Celebrated with Vinyl Remasters of Seven Classic Albums Including Nina Simone in Concert, Wild is the Wind, High Priestess of Soul
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

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BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Diane Lane & Company in THE CHERRY ORCHARD on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 30, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company presents Diane Lane, Chuck Cooper, Tavi Gevinson, John Glover, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Harold Perrineau and Joel Grey in a new production of The Cherry Orchard, currently in previews for an October 16, 2016, opening on Broadway. This is a limited engagement through December 4, 2016 on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre (227 West 42nd Street).  (more...)

The Carnegie 2016-17 Theatre Series Presents LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT I WORE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

This incredibly humorous and touching play explores the lives of women through 28 interwoven characters who share their memories of love and loss as framed through the clothes they wore. From prom dresses to miniskirts, the female obsession with black, and the hunt for the perfect purse, LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT I WORE cheers and jeers the idiosyncrasies of the female experience. (more...)

THE MEETING* to Celebrate New Comedy Album THE GAY AGENDA at OASIS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - the monthly gathering of the International Order of Sodomites, the centuries-old organization which sets the mythic Gay Agenda - will return to OASIS (298 Eleventh Street, San Francisco CA) for a fifth appearance on Saturday, November 5 at 7:00 PM.  (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES at Theatre at the Center
by Stage Tube - Sep 30, 2016

Five Chicago actor-musicians made their Theatre at the Center debut in this production. Christine Mild as Rhetta Cupp, Shaun Whitley as Jim, Matt Holzfeind as Jackson, Matt Edmonds as L.M. and Cody Siragusa as Eddie are joined by Veronica Garza, who returns to the TATC stage to play Rhetta's sister Prudie Cupp. Directed by Brian Russell with musical direction by William Underwood, Pump Boys and Dinettes will continue through October 16.  Check out some songs from the show below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Idina Menzel Reveals the Origin of Her Song 'Perfect Story' in New Video
by Stage Tube - Sep 30, 2016

Check out a brand new video of Idina Menzel giving a little history on a song from her new album, 'idina.'  The song, 'Perfect Story' was written in dedication to her son following her divorce from former husband, Taye Diggs. Watch as the star talks motherhood and the trials of single motherhood in the clip.  (more...)

Jay Armstrong Johnson Brings New York Solo Show Home to Fort Worth
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

KIDS WHO CARE is proud to announce a one-night only performance of alumni Jay Armstrong Johnson's personal, eclectic solo concert on Friday, October 21, 2016 at 7:30 PM. Last seen in New York at Feinstein's/54 Below, this intimate event will arrive at the home of Kids Who Care in the W.E. Scott Theatre (1300 Gendy, Fort Worth, TX 76107). Known for his thrilling vocal prowess, Jay has wowed Broadway audiences in On The Town, Hands on a Hardbody, Hair, and Catch Me If You Can. Johnson starred opposite Emma Thompson in the New York Philharmonic's Sweeney Todd and his performance in Encores' The Most Happy Fella was hailed by The New York Times as "a standout." Television audiences know him as Dr. Will Olsen from last season in the hit ABC drama Quantico. (more...)

Scoop: JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE 10/3 - 10/7 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Sep 30, 2016

Get all the scoop on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE 10/3 - 10/7, airing on ABC (more...)

DVR Alert: Kristin Chenoweth, Idina Menzel Set for Next Week's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE
by TV News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

ABC has announced that on Tuesday, October 4th, Kristin Chenoweth will appear on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE to discuss her new album, 'The Art of Elegance' and her return to Broadway in MY LOVE LETTER TO Broadway. (more...)

American Dance Guild Festival to Honor Jean Erdman at 92Y This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

The American Dance Guild Fall Performance Festival will return October 14-16 to the 92nd Street Y Harkness Dance Center, 1395 Lexington Avenue, NYC, in a weekend tribute to legendary modern dancer, choreographer and avant-garde theater director Jean Erdman in honor of her centenary. (more...)

BWW Review: There's No Excuse Not to See Obsidian Theater's THE MOTHERF*#CKER WITH THE HAT
by Natalie de la Garza - Sep 30, 2016

There's no doubt that Obsidian Theater's THE MOTHERF*#CKER WITH THE HAT wins the award for most attention-grabbing title of the season, but does James Belcher's production live up to the promise of that title? Is it as honest and unapologetically in-your-face as that title would have you believe? Why yes, it is. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Idina Menzel Helps Ellen Celebrate Cat Week with CATS Tribute!
by Stage Tube - Sep 30, 2016

On the last day of Ellen's Annual Cat Week, she took a look back at some of this year's most memorable moments with cats. Meow! Below, watch as Idina Menzel helps her reminisce to the tune of, what else, but 'Memory.' (more...)

Photo Flash: New Line Theatre Presents CELEBRATION
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

New Line Theatre, "the bad boy of musical theatre," opens its 26th season of adult, alternative musical theatre with the world premiere of a new revised version of the wild, 1969 adult jazz-rock musical CELEBRATION, by the creators of The Fantasticks, runningSept. 29-Oct. 22, in the company's new home, the Marcelle Theater, the new blackbox theatre in Grand Center, St. Louis' arts district. (more...)

NENAproductions Presents THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW LIVE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Just in time for Halloween, NENAproductions Theater Projects opens its 14th Season as the resident theater company of Ocean Grove with Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror Show LIVE. On stage at the Jersey Shore Arts Center at the corner of Main Street and Main Avenue, at the entrance of Ocean Grove, Rocky Horror, everyone's favorite participation musical will be presented Fridays and Saturdays, October 14 through October 22 at 8 PM and Sunday, October 23 at 3 PM. All Seats are $25. (more...)

Jessica Lang and 'CAREFREE' Set for McCarter's 2016 Dance Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

A perfect example of McCarter Theatre Center's unique position as an eclectic home for arts lovers of all backgrounds and tastes, two singularly special dance events are up next as part of McCarter's Dance and Signature Series, respectively. (more...)

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