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BWW TV Exclusive: BACKSTAGE BITE with Katie Lynch and AVENUE Q's Elizabeth Ann Berg
by Backstage Bite with Katie Lynch - Oct 25, 2016

In Backstage Bite with Katie Lynch, come into Katie's kitchen with some of Broadway's brightest as they eat, drink and merrily mix it up. See your favorite stars out of their element as they whip up dishes inspired by their Broadway show. Watch what happens when these actors trade belting for baking! Today, we are excited to bring you the latest episode, featuring Avenue Q star Elizabeth Ann Berg! (more...)

VIDEO: John Lithgow Recalls Moment He Knew He Wanted to Be an Actor
by TV News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

On today's LIVE WITH KELLY, John Lithgow talks about the Broadway scene in the 1970s and 80s and shares the moment he knew he wanted to become an actor. (more...)

Thomas Kail and Ice Cube Team Up for Disney OLIVER TWIST Film Remake
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

The Hollywood Reporter has reported that the Tony Award-winning director of 'Hamilton', Thomas Kail, and rap superstar, Ice Cube are teaming up with Disney for a modern musical remake on Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist (more...)

The Broadwaysted Podcast Welcomes Everyone's Favorite Broadway Gypsy, Cameron Adams
by Broadwaysted - Oct 25, 2016

This week the Broadwaysted Crew is thrilled to sit down and pour out a nice bottle of malbec with the sweet and talented Cameron Adams! This charming 11-show Broadway veteran explains why she cried in the audience through the majority of THE BOOK OF MORMON and lists her scary movie picks in preparation for Halloween. (more...)

Keith Greer to Helm Staged Reading of A COLD DECEMBER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Director Keith Greer has begun working on A COLD DECEMBER. Casting is nearly complete for the premiere staged-reading on Monday, November 14, at The Bernie Wohl Center at 7pm. (more...)

LUMAS Opens New Gallery in SoHo, New York
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

The German Gallery LUMAS will open a new flagship gallery in SoHo, with Special Exhibition and Artist Talk by Paolo Pettigiani on November 10, 2016. (more...)

Chance Theater Proudly Presents LITTLE WOMEN -THE BROADWAY MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Anaheim's official resident theater company, Chance Theater is pleased to remount the heartwarming and wondrous Little Women - The Broadway Musical. Book by Allan Knee, music by Jason Howland, lyrics by Mindi Dickstein, directed by Casey Long, associate direction by Sarah Figoten Wilson, and music direction by Bill Strongin. Little Women - The Broadway Musical will preview from November 25 through December 2, regular performances will begin December 3 and continue through December 23 on the Cripe Stage at Chance Theater @ Bette Aitken theater arts Center. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016


Williams Street Repertory Announces Transfer of ANY OTHER NAME to Chicago's Theatre Wit
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

WSR is excited to announce the transfer of "Any Other Name" to Theatre Wit in Chicago. The dark comedy by new playwright George Brant opens on March 17, 2017 at Raue Center For The Arts and runs through April 2, 2017.  "Any Other Name" will transfer to Theatre Wit for the Chicago Premiere on April 21, 2017 and will run in Chicago through April 30, 2017. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Love and Duty marks the launch of a semester-long celebration of the music of Johannes Brahms, curated by Miro Quartet. In addition to the programs in McCullough Theatre, the project features additional chamber music concerts by Butler School of Music faculty and students, plus a major string quartet seminar. (more...)

Yakov Smirnoff Brings All-New Show to Calderwood Pavillion on 11/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

"Professor of Love and Laughter" Yakov Smirnoff explores the mysteries of love and relationships, as his bring his all-new show,Happily Ever Laughter: The Neuroscience of Romantic Relationships, to Boston. The show will play one performance only at the Virginia Wimberly Theatre, Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts, on Monday, November 14, 2016 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

North Raleigh Arts & Creative Theatre Announces Production of PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

North Raleigh Arts & Creative Theatre is proud to announce its production of Picasso at the Lapin Agile. Picasso is a long running Off-Broadway absurdist comedy that places Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso in a Parisian cafe in 1904, just before the renowned scientist transformed physics with his theory of relativity and the celebrated painter set the art world afire with cubism. (more...)

Actors' Theatre Grand Rapids Opens Green Day's AMERICAN IDIOT at Perfect Moment
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Green Day's emotional rock musical American Idiot may have been created in 2009, but America is ripe with the need for such a piece right now in 2016. How so? Green Day is on tour with their new album Revolution Radio and American Idiotthe musical has just received the green light from HBO to become a feature film. On top of it? America is yet again in a time of social and political unrest and chaos - we are crying out for new systems, change, and an answer on how to move forward. These are the same emotions that made American Idiot - both the studio album and the Broadway musical - the iconic pieces they are.  (more...)

JIMMY TINGLE FOR PRESIDENT Brings Funniest Campaign in History to Gloucester Stage 10/29
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Gloucester Stage Company and Cape Ann Community Cinema and Stage present Jimmy Tingle for President at 7:30 pm on Saturday, October 29 at Gloucester Stage Company, 267 East Main Street, Gloucester MA. Tickets are $25. For tickets and further information, visit or call 978-281-4433. From 60 Minutes II and MSNBC, comedian and commentator Jimmy Tingle captures the sweet spot between Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert. His unique brand of topical yet timeless comedy is as insightful as it is hilarious. Jimmy Tingle will make you laugh, make you think, and make you feel better with his clean, funny intelligent humor for audiences of all ages. (more...)

MTH Theater Presents CABARET
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Set in Berlin in 1931, this landmark musical is about the dark and sexually charged haven of decadence that was Weimar Germany before the rise of fascism.  (more...)

BWW TV: Kristin Chenoweth Gets Ready to Write Her Love Letter to Broadway- Sneak Peek!
by TV - Press Previews - Oct 25, 2016

Kristin just previewed her show and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the special day and we're taking you inside the rehearsal below! (more...)

HELLO, WEST 46TH STREET Extended at Don't Tell Mama
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Off-Broadway singer-songwriters Anya Turner & Robert Grusecki have added two additional performances of their highly acclaimed show at Don't Tell Mama: 'Hello, West 46th Street', an evening of new cabaret songs. The dates for this special holiday edition are Sunday November 20 at 7:30pm and Friday December 16 at 7pm.  The show has been hailed as 'Astonishing…Gorgeous…a Triumph' (Robert Windeler, Bistro Awards) and 'Smart, stylish…Highly recommended' (Bart Greenberg, Nitelife Exchange). (more...)

THE JUNGLE BOOK Opens at The Rose This Month
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 25, 2016

In an original take on a classic story, The Rose Theater will transform into the jungles of India in their upcoming production of The Jungle Book. This thrilling adventure story follows the story of Mowgli, a baby in India who wanders away from his village and into the jungle where he is raised by wolves. The 70-minute production opens at The Rose on Oct. 28 and continues through Nov. 13.  (more...)

Skylight Theatre Company in Association with Art Division Present Benefit to Feed L.A.'s Hungry for Thanksgiving Day
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Sharon Lawrence (three Primetime EMMY noms - Outstanding Supporting Actress in NYPD Blue) hosts ALIMENTO for Skylight Theatre Company in association with Art Division. Six World Premiere One-Acts will be read at the First Congregational Church of Los Angeles, Shatto Chapel, on Sunday, November 6th at 5pm. (more...)

4th Wall Theatre Company Presents First Annual Up Close Cocktails Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

4th Wall Theatre Company (formerly Stark Naked Theatre Company) is excited to announce its First Annual Up Close Cocktails Benefit, hosted by Trish Rigdon, Chair of Media Arts at The Art Institute of Houston. The Up Close Cocktails Benefit is Wednesday, November 9th from 6-8pm. We're transforming our theatre at Spring Street Studios, for an elegant cocktail night celebrating 4th Wall's bright future and the awesome generosity of our patrons. Patrons will enjoy live music and beer provided by Karbach Brewery, wine from Nice Winery,  hor d'oeuvres provided by Shade Restaurant and valet parking service available.  Join us to meet new friends and reconnect with old friends while making a difference in the lives of Houston performing artists. Your participation will make a big difference at this first must-attend event. (more...)

Southern Rep Theatre & UNO Extend Run for Lisa D'Amour's AIRLINE HIGHWAY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

In response to overwhelming public demand, Southern Rep Theatre is pleased to announce it will extend the run for its current production, Lisa D'Amour's AIRLINE HIGHWAY, at Robert E. Nims Theatre, UNO Performing Arts Center, New Orleans LA 70122. (more...)

Foothill Theatre Arts Presents OUR TOWN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

The Pulitzer Prize winning American classic OUR TOWN  by Thornton Wilder comes to life in a vibrant new production directed by Bruce McLeod for Foothill Theatre Arts.  Proclaimed 'One of the finest achievements of the current stage. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

THE RICHMOND/ERMET AID FOUNDATION presents HELP IS ON THE WAY FOR THE HOLIDAYS 15: A 15th Anniversary Holiday Celebration. (more...)

WILD WOMEN OF PLANET WONGO Extends Into December at NYC's Parkside Lounge
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

The 60s sci-fi immersive musical comedy Wild Women of Planet Wongo, a wacky B-movie inspired sci-fi comedy about two astronauts that land on a planet of beautiful warrior women who have never seen men, is extending its stay in New York through December 14, 2016 at Parkside Lounge (317 East Houston). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Actors' Playhouse kicks off its 2016-17 Mainstage Season with the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Million Dollar Quartet playing now through January 1, 2017 in the intimate 300-seat Balcony Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Immersive SWEENEY TODD Releases New Block of Tickets After Record-Setting Sales
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

By popular demand, the producers of the Tooting Arts Club production of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street have just announced that a new block of tickets have gone on sale for performances through Sunday, June 4. (more...)

Alice Ripley to Launch 'Live From 16 Gramercy Park' Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

The Players, the city's most fabled private social club for actors and artists, will kick off a new music series on October 28th with a performance by Tony Award-winning Broadway star Alice Ripley (Next to Normal) and music director John Fischer. (more...)

Feinstein's/54 Below to Host Election Day Watch Party
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, will host an Election Night Party on November 8th with continuous coverage of the results shown on large screens on its performance stage and throughout the room (more...)

Presentato oggi alla 'Casa Argentina' di Roma il Musical 'Evita'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Presentato oggi alla 'Casa Argentina' di Roma (Sede Culturale Ambasciata Argentina in Italia) il Musical  'Evita' con Malika Ayane, regia di Massimo Romeo Piparo. (more...)

Suzanne Vega, NY Comedy Festival and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances for October 26 - November 6, 2016. Scroll down and visit for a complete list of shows! (more...)

Harold Prince Shares Wise Words on the Art of Producing for Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

There is perhaps no Broadway producer greater than Harold Prince, and he has some advice to share with producers everywhere. In Theatre Communications Group's American Theatre, Prince writes: (more...)

Annette Warren to Return to New York at the Age of 94 in I AIN'T DONE YET
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Annette Warren, the 'secret' singing voice of Ava Gardner and Lucille Ball in such films as the MGM classic 'Show Boat,' and a nightclub, TV and recording star whose career spans the past 70 years, will make a long-awaited return to New York at the age of 94, with a special performance of her new one-woman show, 'I Ain't Done Yet' at Feinstein's/54 Below on Thursday, March 30 at 7:00 PM. (more...)

Faith Prince and Marc Kudisch to Star as Writer and Editor in LA Opera's WONDERFUL TOWN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Tony Award winner Faith Prince will star as sharpwitted aspiring reporter Ruth Sherwood opposite three-time Tony nominee Marc Kudisch as sympathetic editor Robert Baker in LA Opera's December presentation of Wonderful Town. (more...)

Artists from Across the U.S. and Around the World Tapped for UNDER THE RADAR 2017
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

The Public Theater has announced the exciting international line-up for the 13th annual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL, running January 4-15, 2017. (more...)

A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER Tour Will Recoup in Hartford
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder announced today that the First National Tour has recouped its entire capitalization. Making the news even more momentous, the tour reached this milestone during its current weeklong engagement in Hartford, CT - the city where Gentleman's Guide had its world premiere in 2012. The First National Tour launched on September 30, 2015. (more...)

L.A. Theatre Works to Bring JUDGMENT AT NUREMBERG to DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016


Photo Flash: Playwrights Horizons' A LIFE Celebrates Opening Night!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Playwrights Horizons' A Life, the world premiere of a new play by Obie Award winner Adam Bock (A Small Fire and The Drunken City at Playwrights, The Receptionist, The Thugs, Swimming in the Shallows), just opened at the company's Peter Jay Sharp Theater (416 West 42nd Street). Originally scheduled to play a limited engagement through Sunday, November 13, the production will now play through Sunday, November 27. (more...)

From Rydell to Revolution- Meet New HAMILTON Star, Jordan Fisher!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

As BroadwayWorld reported last week, actor and Hollywood Records recording artist, Jordan Fisher will make his Broadway debut in Hamilton when he begins performances as John Laurens and Philip Hamilton on Tuesday, November 22. (more...)

New Play STREET CHILDREN to Explore NYC's Queer Community
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Vertigo Theater Company will present the world premiere of STREET CHILDREN, written by Pia Scala-Zankel and directed by Jenna Worsham. (more...)

Laura Osnes and Will Swenson to Star in Waterwell's BLUEPRINT SPECIALS Musicals at Under the Radar 2017
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Waterwell announced today the revival of the Blueprint Specials, a series of lost WWII-era musicals composed principally by Broadway legend Frank Loesser to be presented in association with the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum and The Public Theater's Under the Radar Festival. The production will star Tony Award nominees Laura Osnes (Cinderella, Bonnie and Clyde) and Will Swenson (Hair) and be directed by Drama Desk nominee Tom Ridgely. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of Philadelphia Theatre Company's FOUND
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 25, 2016

Philadelphia Theatre Company will soon present the freshly reconceived new musical comedy Found, with a book by Hunter Bell and Lee Overtree and music and original lyrics by Eli Bolin, which will play from November 9 through December 11, 2016 at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - ABC's 'The Goldbergs' Pays Tribute to LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by TV News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Tomorrow night's episode of THE GOLDBERGS on ABC pays tribute to the Broadway musical LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS. (more...)

VIVA ALDEMARO! and SHALL WE TANGO to Kick Off Latin American Cultural Week 2016
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Pan American Musical Art Research (PAMAR), founded in 1984 and directed by Polly Ferman, presents the 11th Annual Latin American Cultural Week, November 5 through 13. (more...)

Billy Strayhorn Musical LUSH LIFE to Premiere Next Month at the Matrix
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

CEK Productions presents the World Premiere of LUSH LIFE, book by Carole Eglash-Kosoff, musical direction and arrangements by Rahn Coleman, choreography by Cassie Crump and direction by John Henry Davis. LUSH LIFE begins previews Friday, November 11, 2016 and opens Friday, November 18 at 8pm. The production runs through Sunday, December 18 at the Matrix Theatre, 7657 Melrose Ave. in West Hollywood. (more...)

Cozi Zuehlsdorff, Joely Fisher, Barry Pearl and More to Star in SLEEPING BEAUTY AND HER WINTER KNIGHT at Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Laguna Playhouse Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham and Lythgoe Family Panto have announced a very special holiday event, Cozi Zuehlsdorff ('Dolphin Tale' Films), Joely Fisher (Broadway: Cabaret, 'Desperate Housewives'), Barry Pearl ('Grease'), The Book of Mormon's Benjamin Schrader, Jeff Sumner (Genie in Disney's Aladdin-A Musical Spectacular), 'American Idol' finalist Vonzell Solomon and Conor Guzman (Pasadena Playhouse; The Fantasticks) starring in SLEEPING BEAUTY AND HER WINTER KNIGHT, book by Kris Lythgoe, choreography by Spencer Liff, musical supervisor Michael Orland, musical direction by Michael Sobie and directed by Linda Goodrich. (more...)

Tickets for Disney's THE LION KING Go on Sale in Providence Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Disney Theatrical Productions and the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) announced today that tickets for the long-awaited return engagement of Disney's THE LION KING will go on sale to the public on Friday, November 18, 2016 at 10A. Providence's most eagerly awaited return will once again leap onto the PPAC stage for a limited engagement of 3 weeks from Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 7P through Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 1P. The opening night is on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 7:30P. (more...)

NBC to Present THE 2016 SNL ELECTION SPECIAL, 11/7
by TV News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

NBC's THE 2016 SNL ELECTION SPECIAL will retrace the highlights of the current presidential campaign through clips of recent political 'Saturday Night Live' sketches. The hour-long telecast is set to air Monday, Nov. 7 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Project Shaw Presents ON THE ROCKS
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 25, 2016

Gingold Theatrical Group's Project Shaw, under the leadership of Artistic Director David Staller, continued its 11th Season with its 117th concert presentation of George Bernard Shaw's On The Rocks, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). (more...)

BWW Contest: Enter To See Songs From The Crypt With Orfeh & Andy Karl at Birdland
by BWW Contests - Oct 25, 2016

BroadwayWorld is giving you and a friend a chance to see Songs From The Crypt With Orfeh & Andy Karl at Birdland Jazz Club Monday night! (October 31st, 2016 / 7PM). The winners will be comped a table for two for the event. There is a $10 food/drink minimum per person. (more...)

Larry Wilmore, Pamela Adlon and More Slated for NY Comedy Festival Friars Club Panel
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

As part of the upcoming New York Comedy Festival, the Friars Club, the New York Comedy Festival and Producer Rick Newman will present a Comedy Writers Round Table III on Wednesday, November 3rd at 8:30pm at The Friars Club (57 E. 55th St.). (more...)

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