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SPRING AWAKENING Goes Unplugged at USM School of Music, 10/31-11/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

Eight-time Tony Award-winner 'Spring Awakening,' the provocative musical celebration of teen rebellion and discovery, takes the stage for four exhilarating performances next month at the University of Southern Maine (USM) School of Music. (more...)

Stage and Screen Icon Rita Moreno to Perform in Queens This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Rita Moreno's show-stopping performances from the American Songbook and Broadway classics will enthrall audiences at QPAC on Sunday, September 25, 2016 at 3:00pm. (more...)

SPRING AWAKENING Goes Unplugged at USM School of Music This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2014

Eight-time Tony Award-winner 'Spring Awakening,' the provocative musical celebration of teen rebellion and discovery, takes the stage for four exhilarating performances next month at the University of Southern Maine (USM) School of Music. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Carol Kane Talks OFFER AND COMPROMISE, GOTHAM, and More!
by Marakay Rogers - Oct 29, 2014

The legendary performer talks about her upcoming film, OFFER AND COMPROMISE, and about her current television roles, as well as the delight of villainy in WICKED (more...)

Columbia Records and Legacy Recordings Set to Release Simon & Garfunkel - The Complete Albums Collection on Monday, November 24, 2014
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

NEW YORK, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Columbia Records and Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release Simon & Garfunkel - The Complete Albums Collection on Monday, November 24. Available for pre-order at: http://smarturl.it/SG_CAC_Amz. (more...)

MPAC Presents Art Garfunkel: IN UP CLOSE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Vocalist Art Garfunkel returns to Mayo Performing Arts Center on Saturday, November 26, 2016 at 8 pm. Tickets are $39 - $79. (more...)

EGOT Winner Rita Moreno Opens Up About Her Most 'Humiliating' Audition
by TV News Desk - Oct 16, 2015

Even EGOT winners don't have a perfect track record in the audition room. (more...)

Stages St. Louis' ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE Grosses $1 Million During Run
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

STAGES St. Louis has announced that the box office sensation, Always... Patsy Cline grossed over $1 Million during its six month run at The Playhouse at Westport Plaza., making up 58% of STAGES 2014 ticket revenue. Always... Patsy Cline was originally produced by STAGES during its record-breaking 2013 Season, which resulted in two added performances and historic attendance. Nightly, the audiences stopped the show with thunderous applause for numbers like 'Crazy,' 'Lovesick Blues,' and 'Your Cheating Heart.' (more...)

Harris Center Presents AN EVENING WITH ART GARFUNKEL, 11/12
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2014

Blessed with what the New York Times described as a 'beautiful countertenor,' singer Art Garfunkel has made an indelible mark on the music world as both a solo artist and half of the unrivaled Simon & Garfunkel. After a long battle with debilitating vocal-cord paresis - diagnosed in January 2010, Art's voice has fully recovered. He's back performing live shows and Harris Center for the Arts in Folsom is fortunate to have just booked him for a memorable one evening performance. (more...)

Andrew Lippa's New Musical THE MAN IN THE CEILING, John Doyle-Helmed AS YOU LIKE IT and More Slated for Bay Street Theater's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Bay Street Theater has announced the three productions planned for the 2017 Mainstage Summer Season. (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: A Mike Nichols Remembrance - Brilliance On Broadway, In Hollywood & Far Beyond
by Pat Cerasaro - Nov 21, 2014

In honor of his death, today we salute one of the most renowned and respected directors on Broadway, in Hollywood and far beyond, the one and only Mike Nichols. (more...)

Recording Academy Issues Statement on Passing of Mike Nichols
by TV News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

Yesterday, BWW reported the sad news that legendary director Mike Nichols passed away on Wednesday, November 19th at the age of 83. Today, The Recording Academy issued the following statement on his passing: (more...)

VIDEO: THE VIEW's Whoopi Goldberg Breaks Down Announcing News of Mike Nichols Passing
by TV News Desk - Nov 20, 2014

Whoopi Goldberg couldn't hold back the tears on this morning's THE VIEW while announcing the death of her friend and colleague Mike Nichols. (more...)

Kendrick, Streep & More React to News of Mike Nichols' Passing; Updating Live
by TV News Desk - Nov 20, 2014

BWW earlier reported the sad news that EGOT winner and entertainment icon Mike Nichols passed away suddenly on Wednesday. Friends and colleagues have already turned to Twitter to express their sorrow at the unexpected news. BWW will continue to update the reactions as they are posted. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: A Mike Nichols Retrospective: Remembering the Entertainment Icon
by Stage Tube - Nov 20, 2014

As reported earlier this morning, famed EGOT winner Mike Nichols died yesterday, Wednesday, November 19th at the age of 83. In honor of Nichols and his lasting legacy, BroadwayWorld brings you a look back at his career, from the 2003 Kennedy Center Honors, to his beloved sketches with Elaine May. (more...)

EGOT Winner & Entertainment Icon Mike Nichols Dies at Age 83
by Movies News Desk - Nov 20, 2014

ABC News reports that EGOT winner and entertainment icon Mike Nichols passed away suddenly on Wednesday, November 19th at the age of 83. (more...)

Sunday Special: From the Screen to the Boards - This Season's Movie Stars on Broadway
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 16, 2014

From Broadway debuts to stage veterans, this season is swarming with big screen stars. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you the backstory on this year's film-to-stage transplants. Scroll down to learn more, and be sure to let us who you're most excited to see on the Great White Way, plus which actors you'd like to make the leap! (more...)

In the Spotlight Series: LOVE LETTERS' Candice Bergen
by Walter McBride - Nov 15, 2014

Love Letters began performances on Saturday, September 13, 2014 and officially opened Thursday, September 18, 2014 to critical acclaim, starring Brian Dennehy and Mia Farrow, and now stars Alan Alda and Candice Bergen in a strictly limited engagement through Thursday, December 18, at theBrooks Atkinson Theatre (256 West 47th Street). Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos of Bergen in the BroadwayWorld.com series 'In The Spotlight' by acclaimed photographer Walter McBride! (more...)

Harris Center Presents AN EVENING WITH ART GARFUNKEL Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2014

Blessed with what the New York Times described as a 'beautiful countertenor,' singer Art Garfunkel has made an indelible mark on the music world as both a solo artist and half of the unrivaled Simon & Garfunkel. After a long battle with debilitating vocal-cord paresis - diagnosed in January 2010, Art's voice has fully recovered. He's back performing live shows and Harris Center for the Arts in Folsom is fortunate to have just booked him for a memorable one evening performance. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Episode 4 of New Webseries- UNDERSTUDIES!
by UNDERSTUDIES - May 9, 2015

BROADWAYWORLD.COM, the largest theatre and live entertainment website, is excited to bring you a 72-hour exclusive of UNDERSTUDIES, an award-winning mockumentary web series by co-creators Elisabeth Gray and Daniel Zimbler that follows Astoria Bagg (Gray) on her mission to 'make it' on Broadway. Between navigating the backstage dramas of a high-end Broadway production of Twilight At Tiffany's (a groundbreaking new play combining the best of Breakfast at Tiffany's and Twilight) and the trauma wrought by a competitive, Tony-award winning mother, Astoria seeks to find her place as an artist in the city of a thousand stages. The cast includes Richard Kind (Spin City, A Serious Man), Tony Award-winner and Golden Globe-nominee Elizabeth Ashley, and Tony Award-nominee Alison Fraser. (more...)

Final Performances for Louise Orwin's OH YES OH NO This Week
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2017

The final three performances of the world premiere season of Louise Orwin's hit Oh Yes Oh No take place this week on Tuesday 9, Wednesday 10 and Thursday 11 May. The show, which has been appearing at Camden People's Theatre as the headliner to the Hotbed Festival of Sex will tour in 2018. (more...)

Gregory Harrison, Dan Lauria, French Stewart and More to Lead TESLA: A RADIO PLAY FOR THE STAGE at Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

Laguna Playhouse has announced a very special theatrical event, Bruce Davison, Gregory Harrison, Dan Lauria, Charles Shaughnessy, French Stewart & Vanessa Stewart starring in TESLA: A RADIO PLAY FOR THE STAGE, written by Dan Duling and directed by Michael Arabian. (more...)

Hal Linden Signs on for TESLA: A RADIO PLAY FOR THE STAGE at Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Laguna Playhouse has announced that acclaimed actor Hal Linden (replacing the previously announced Bruce Davison) has been added to its very special theatrical event also starring Gregory Harrison, Dan Lauria, Charles Shaughnessy, French Stewart & Vanessa Stewart in TESLA: A RADIO PLAY FOR THE STAGE, written by Dan Duling and directed by Michael Arabian. (more...)

Diane Sawyer-Sanctioned Mike Nichols Biography in Development
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2015

Plans are underway for a biography of the late filmmaker Mike Nichols. (more...)

The Rita Moreno California High School Musical Honors Announce 2015 Nominees
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

The Rita Moreno California High School Musical Honors - formerly called The California High School Musical Honors - announced today the 2015 nominees who will compete in front of a panel of nationally recognized judges on Monday, June 1, 2015 at San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre's U.S. Debut of THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2016

Rubicon Theatre Company's 2015-2016 season continues with the American premiere of THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE by Jethro Compton. Adapted from the short story by Dorothy M. Johnson that also inspired the legendary John Ford 1962 film, THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE is a classic tale of love, honor, ambition and revenge set against the backdrop of the American West. (more...)

Andrew Lippa, Jonah Broscow to Star in THE MAN IN THE CEILING at Bay Street Theater; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Bay Street Theater has announced the full creative team and members of the cast of THE MAN IN THE CEILING, with book by Jules Feiffer, music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, and directed by Jeffrey Seller, producer of Hamilton. (more...)

Soundtrack For New Comedy GOING IN STYLE, Starring Morgan Freeman, Out Today
by Movies News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

WaterTower Music today announced the March 31 release date of the soundtrack to GOING IN STYLE, the new comedy that teams up Oscar winners Morgan Freeman (Million Dollar Baby), Michael Caine (The Cider House Rules, Hannah and Her Sisters) and Alan Arkin (Little Miss Sunshine), and is in theatres nationwide April 7. (more...)

Six-Time Grammy Winner Art Garfunkel CLOSE UP at The McCallum Theatre
by David Green - Mar 27, 2017

The McCallum Theatre presents Art Garfunkel: In Close-Up on Friday, March 31, at 8:00pm. Blessed with what The New York Times described as a "beautiful countertenor," singer Art Garfunkel has made an indelible mark on the music world as both a solo artist and half of the unrivaled Simon & Garfunkel. He has also enjoyed a successful film career, published a book of poetry, and released 12 solo albums.  (more...)

Review Roundup: THE MYSTERY OF LOVE AND SEX Opens Off-Broadway
by Review Roundups - Mar 2, 2015

Lincoln Center Theater welcomes Mamoudou Athie, Diane Lane, Gayle Rankin, and Tony Shalhoub in its production of The Mystery of Love and Sex, a new play by Bathsheba Doran. The production, which is directed by Sam Gold, opens tonight, March 2, at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Extends THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE Through March 26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

Rubicon Theatre Company is thrilled to announce that its critically acclaimed American premiere of THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE by Jethro Compton, adapted from the short story by Dorothy M. Johnson that also inspired the legendary John Ford 1962 film, will extend through Saturday, March 26 at the Rubicon Theatre, 1006 E. Main Street in Ventura. THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE is a classic tale of love, honor, ambition and revenge set against the backdrop of the American West. (more...)

VIDEO: Dan Mirvish and Jules Feiffer's BERNARD AND HUEY Film Nears Kickstarter Deadline
by Movies News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

BERNARD AND HUEY, a film by Dan Mirvish and Jules Feiffer, is a brilliant comedy with a screenplay by legendary Pulitzer/Oscar/Obie-winner Jules Feiffer (Carnal Knowledge), based on characters from his long-running comic strip in the Village Voice. The project's Kickstarter campaign ends this Friday, July 3rd -- contribute before time runs out -- and in the meantime, check out the crowdfunding pitch video below! (more...)

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Tops Rita Moreno California High School Musical Honors; Winners Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2015

A panel of nationally recognized judges, including Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Award-winner, Rita Moreno; choreographer and Broadway dancer Michael Balderrama; director Michael Donovan; and producer, director and choreographer Andy Ferrara, announced the 2015 winners of The Rita Moreno California High School Musical Honors - formerly called The California High School Musical Honors - at San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts. Sponsored by Children's Musical Theater San Jose and Broadway San Jose, a Nederlander Presentation, this yearly regional awards competition recognizes outstanding achievement in high school musical theatre in the greater California region. (more...)

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's 14th New Works Festival Lineup Set
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

Continuing its commitment to developing new works, TheatreWorks Silicon Valley will gather playwrights and composers from across the nation for its 2015 New Works Festival at Palo Alto's Lucie Stern Theatre, where the public can attend performances, offer feedback, and participate in a panel discussion with the artists.  (more...)

BWW Reviews: Bette Midler Grants Divine Intervention to Detroit
by Anton Anderssen - Jun 11, 2015

Bette Midler graced the stage of the Palace of Auburn Hills on Wednesday, presenting her newest show, 'Divine Intervention,' to a crowd of thousands of ardent fans. She brought a message of hope to the multitudes, saying 'Never give up on Detroit!' The irrepressible diva flaunted a wardrobe of many colors, a painting of Michelangelo's 'The Creation of Adam' from The Sistine Chapel photo shopped with her lovely arm and face replacing those of God, a den of Harlettes, majestic trumpeters, and the gospel according to Bette: 'I came here to lift your spirits, like a boob job for your soul.' (more...)

THE OTHER PLACE to Make Chicago Premiere at Profiles Theatre, 2/13-4/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

Profiles Theatre continues its 26th Season with the Chicago premiere of The Other Place by Sharr White, directed by Artistic Director Joe Jahraus. The production runs February 13 - April 5, 2015 at Profiles Theatre's The Main Stage, 4139 N. Broadway. The press opening is Thursday, February 19 at 8pm. (more...)

Words on Dance Presents Christopher Wheeldon in conversation with Rita Moreno, 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2015

Words on Dance in association with Symphony Space, is proud to present an evening with CHRISTOPHER WHEELDON, featuring the internationally acclaimed choreographer and director in rarely seen television and film clips and a live conversation conducted by the Academy, Tony, Emmy, and Grammy Award-winning actress/singer/dancer RITA MORENO, April 27, 7:00 PM at Symphony Space, 95th Street and Broadway. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre to Stage U.S. Debut of THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

Rubicon Theatre Company's 2015-2016 season continues with the American premiere of THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE by Jethro Compton. Adapted from the short story by Dorothy M. Johnson that also inspired the legendary John Ford 1962 film, THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE is a classic tale of love, honor, ambition and revenge set against the backdrop of the American West. (more...)

DVR Alert: HBO Airs Documentary BECOMING MIKE NICHOLS Tonight
by TV News Desk - Feb 22, 2016

With disarming candor, wry wit and sharp self-deprecation, Nichols delivered a master class on his craft in what would be his last in-depth interviews, for BECOMING MIKE NICHOLS, debuting TONIGHT, FEB. 22, exclusively on HBO, following its world premiere at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival. (more...)

OH YES OH NO to Headline Hotbed: A Festival of Sex at Camden People's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

We live in a world saturated with sexual imagery - but how often do we talk about sex as it's really felt, experienced or imagined? And why is theatre so seldom a part of that conversation? Hotbed is CPT's brand new festival of sex: three weeks of adventurous performance guaranteed to expand your Carnal Knowledge. (more...)

THE OTHER PLACE Makes Chicago Premiere at Profiles Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2015

Profiles Theatre continues its 26th Season with the Chicago premiere of The Other Place by Sharr White, directed by Artistic Director Joe Jahraus. The production runs tonight, February 13 - April 5, 2015 at Profiles Theatre's The Main Stage, 4139 N. Broadway. The press opening is Thursday, February 19 at 8pm. (more...)

Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces Lineup for 2015 Film Comment Selects
by Movies News Desk - Dec 22, 2014

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the lineup for the 15th edition of Film Comment magazine's essential, eclectic festival, taking place February 20 - March 5, 2015. (more...)

Stages' St. Louis' ALWAYS PATSY CLINE...Headed to Alabama Shakespeare Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

Hot off the heels of STAGES St. Louis' record-breaking production of Always... Patsy Cline, STAGES has announced the show and its creative team will head to Montgomery, Alabama as part of the Alabama Shakespeare Festival's 2014 - 2015 Season, Jan. 13 through Feb. 8, 2015. (more...)

HBO to Debut Documentary BECOMING MIKE NICHOLS, 2/22
by TV News Desk - Dec 17, 2015

With disarming candor, wry wit and sharp self-deprecation, Nichols delivered a master class on his craft in what would be his last in-depth interviews, for BECOMING MIKE NICHOLS, debuting MONDAY, FEB. 22, exclusively on HBO, following its world premiere at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival. (more...)

Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine & Alan Arkin to Star in Zach Braff's Comedy GOING IN STYLE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2015

Production is now underway on location in New York City on the New Line Cinema comedy “Going in Style,” directed by Zach Braff (“Garden State”) and starring Oscar winners Morgan Freeman (“Million Dollar Baby”), Michael Caine (“The Cider House Rules,” “Hannah and Her Sisters”) and Alan Arkin (“Little Miss Sunshine”). (more...)

Art Garfunkel to Perform at State Theatre; Tickets on Sale Friday
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame artist Art Garfunkel will perform an intimate set at Hennepin Theatre Trust's historic Pantages Theatre on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. The evening will include Garfunkel's solo and Simon & Garfunkel hits, poetry and reflections on his decades-long career. Tickets go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 29 at the State Theatre Box Office, charge-by-phone at (800) 982-2787 and online at HennepinTheatreTrust.org. (more...)

Alan Cumming, Art Garfunkel & More Coming to McCarter Theatre Center in May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

McCarter Theatre Center is pleased to announce an eclectic mix of presented programming in the month of May. In addition to the previously announced concerts by Amos Lee, Dark Star Orchestra, and Todd Rundgren, McCarter Theatre Center will also be hosting performances from Alan Cumming, Art Garfunkel, the rescheduled concert by bass-baritone Eric Owens, and Dance Theatre of Harlem. (more...)

Profiles Theatre Extends JERUSALEM Through May 22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

Profiles Theatre announces an extension for its hit production of JERUSALEM by Jez Butterworth, directed by Artistic Director Joe Jahraus. The critically-acclaimed Midwest premiere opened at Profiles on March 10, 2016 and will extend for an additional four weeks through May 22, 2016. (more...)

Louise Orwin Gets Real About Sex in OH YES OH NO at Camden People's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

In OH YES OH NO Louise Orwin will attempt to tackle these problems, asking audiences to consider why these conversations are still taboo, and, crucially, by putting women's voices at the centre of the conversation. (more...)

Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine Star in New Comedy GOING IN STYLE, Now In Theaters
by Movies News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Oscar winners Morgan Freeman (“Million Dollar Baby”), Michael Caine (“The Cider House Rules,” “Hannah and Her Sisters”) and Alan Arkin (“Little Miss Sunshine”) team up as lifelong buddies (more...)

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