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Through a series of English music-hall turns, Charlie Chaplin’s life story unfolds.

Tony Winner BD Wong Named Artist-in-Residence at La Jolla PlayhouseTony Winner BD Wong Named Artist-in-Residence at La Jolla Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2015

La Jolla Playhouse announces that Tony Award-winning actor BD Wong has been named the theatre's latest Artist-in-Residence beginning January, 2015. (more...)

Breaking News: IF/THEN Will Play Final Broadway Performance on March 22, 2015Breaking News: IF/THEN Will Play Final Broadway Performance on March 22, 2015
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2015

IF/THEN, which was named the "Best Musical of the Year" by New York Magazine, will play its final Broadway performance on Sunday, March 22 at 3:00pm. Upon closing, the musical will have played 29 previews and 401 performances. To purchase tickets for all remaining performances, please visit ifthenthemusical.com or Ticketmaster.com or call 877-250-2929. (more...)

Film Society of Lincoln Center Continues Sound Movie Documentary SeriesFilm Society of Lincoln Center Continues Sound Movie Documentary Series
by Movies News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the January selections for SOUND+ VISION, a music documentary series with two special screenings on Saturday, January 24 (more...)

TINTYPES Returns to Next Stage at Theatre Memphis, 1/8-18TINTYPES Returns to Next Stage at Theatre Memphis, 1/8-18
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

After a successful run in November 2014, Tintypes, a timeless musical romp set between the turn of the 20th century and the onset of World War I, returns to the Next Stage at Theatre Memphis January 8 - 18, 2015. Tintypes is a musical journey takes the audience through an exciting and tumultuous period of American history. The rousing score features songs by George M. Cohen, John Philip Sousa, Scott Joplin and Victor Herbert, among others. A wonderful blend of songs … patriotic, romantic, ragtime and popular… brings to life the Great American Songbook (more...)

Comedies & Dramas Among Amazon's 2015 Pilot Season Debuting 1/15Comedies & Dramas Among Amazon's 2015 Pilot Season Debuting 1/15
by TV News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

Amazon Studios today announced it will debut its first pilot season of 2015 on Thursday, January 15 on Amazon Instant Video in the US, UK and Germany. Seven drama and comedy pilots will premiere (more...)

ANNIE National Tour to Stop at Baltimore's Hippodrome Theatre, 1/20-2/1ANNIE National Tour to Stop at Baltimore's Hippodrome Theatre, 1/20-2/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2015

Broadway Across America/Baltimore is proud to announce that the new U.S. National Tour of ANNIE will play January 20- February 1, 2015 at the Hippodrome Theatre in Baltimore. Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin for the 19th time, this production of ANNIE will be a brand new physical incarnation of the iconic Tony Award-winning original. (more...)

Spoleto Festival USA Announces 2015 Season: May 22–June 7Spoleto Festival USA Announces 2015 Season: May 22–June 7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2015

Festival General Director Nigel Redden has today announced the program for the 39th annual Spoleto Festival USA, taking place May 22 through June 7, 2015. Held in Charleston, South Carolina, the Festival includes the world premiere of the opera Paradise Interrupted composed by Huang Ruo and designed and directed by visual artist Jennifer Wen Ma, the American premiere and first performances in over 350 years of Francesco Cavalli's baroque opera Veremonda, l'amazzone di Aragona, and the first US performances of a new production of Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare's Globe directed by the company's Artistic Director Dominic Dromgoole and Tim Hoare. (more...)

Brian Wilson's 11th Solo Studio Album 'No Pier Pressure' to Be Released 4/7Brian Wilson's 11th Solo Studio Album 'No Pier Pressure' to Be Released 4/7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2015

He is one of popular music's most deeply revered figures, a legendary writer, producer, arranger and performer of some of the most cherished music in pop music history. (more...)

CURIOUS INCIDENT's Alex Sharp and NYC Ballet's Russell Janzen Win 2015 Clive Barnes AwardsCURIOUS INCIDENT's Alex Sharp and NYC Ballet's Russell Janzen Win 2015 Clive Barnes Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

The Fifth Annual Clive Barnes Award winners were announced today. The theater award goes to Alex Sharp, breakout star of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME and the dance award goes to Russell Janzen of New York City Ballet. (more...)

TV/Radio Pioneer Joe Franklin Has Died at 88TV/Radio Pioneer Joe Franklin Has Died at 88
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2015

New York's treasured radio and TV host Joe Franklin died on Saturday, Jan. 24, from prostate cancer. He was 88. (more...)

Dennis McNeil and Ed Martel to Perform at Metropolitan Room, 1/28Dennis McNeil and Ed Martel to Perform at Metropolitan Room, 1/28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

Following two BroadwayWorld Awards, rave reviews, and 4 years of packed houses at LA's Comedy and Magic Club in Hermosa Beach, Dennis McNeil and Ed Martel are finally bringing what they do best to New York's landmark Metropolitan Room for one night only, Wednesday, January 28 at 9:30PM. (more...)

February at Symphony Space Features NIGHT OUT WITH RICHARD HELL, THE LOVE SHOW, and MoreFebruary at Symphony Space Features NIGHT OUT WITH RICHARD HELL, THE LOVE SHOW, and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

February at Symphony Space brings a lively + eclectic trio of music shows in the intimate Leonard Nimoy Thalia: Night Out with Richard Hell, featuring Donald Cumming (lately of The Virgins) on February 12; The Love Show with Helga Davis, a Valentine's Day celebration with boozy benefits on February 13; and the multi-lingual, multi-media grooves of The Shanghai Restoration Project on February 26. Spanning indie rock, R&B, Chinese hip-hop, and much more, these shows embody the imaginative programming that has made Symphony Space a top destination for music on the Upper West Side. Tickets for all events are $25, $20 for those under 30, available at www.symphonyspace.org. (more...)

MoMA & FSLC Announce Official Selections for 44th NEW DIRECTORS/NEW FILMSMoMA & FSLC Announce Official Selections for 44th NEW DIRECTORS/NEW FILMS
by Movies News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

The Museum of Modern Art and the Film Society of Lincoln Center today announced the initial nine official selections for the 44th edition of New Directors/New Films (ND/NF), a festival dedicated to the discovery of new works by emerging and dynamic filmmaking talent. (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse's 2015 'DNA New Work Series' Kicks Off Next MonthLa Jolla Playhouse's 2015 'DNA New Work Series' Kicks Off Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

La Jolla Playhouse is pleased to bring back its acclaimed new play development initiative, the DNA New Work Series, a two-week run of workshops and readings of new works, taking place February 16 - March 1, 2015. (more...)

MAMMA MIA! National Tour Returning to Washington Pavilion, 3/10-11MAMMA MIA! National Tour Returning to Washington Pavilion, 3/10-11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus' MAMMA MIA!, the smash hit musical based on the songs of ABBA, returns to Mary W. Sommervold Hall of the Washington Pavilion for 2 Performances on March 10 & 11, 2015. (more...)

Reduced Shakespeare Company to Present THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF COMEDY (abridged) at Wyvern Theatre SWINDONReduced Shakespeare Company to Present THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF COMEDY (abridged) at Wyvern Theatre SWINDON
by TV News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

Following a hugely successful, critically acclaimed season at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2014 the Reduced Shakespeare Company will set out to reduce the UK to tears of laughter in Spring 2015. Yes that's right, the bad boys of abridgement will finally tackle the subject they were born to reduce. From the high-brow to the low, The Complete History of Comedy (abridged) covers comedy through the ages, from Aristophanes and Shakespeare to Vaudeville and Charlie Chaplin. (more...)

MAMMA MIA! National Tour Coming to Fox Cities P.A.C., 2/27-3/1MAMMA MIA! National Tour Coming to Fox Cities P.A.C., 2/27-3/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

This spring the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center is pleased to present a return engagement of the Broadway hit Mamma Mia! Feb. 27-March 1. (more...)

Broadway's ON THE TOWN Bumps Two-Disc Cast Album Release to MarchBroadway's ON THE TOWN Bumps Two-Disc Cast Album Release to March
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2015

The new Broadway revival of On The Town was recorded in November 2014 for a two-disc cast album to be released by PS Classics. After announcing a previous date for January 20, the label's website now lists a March 3 release. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Rob McClure and Brynn O'Malley Talk HONEYMOON IN VEGASBWW Interviews: Rob McClure and Brynn O'Malley Talk HONEYMOON IN VEGAS
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 18, 2015

Today, McClure and O'Malley speak exclusively with BWW about these well-intentioned characters who are thrust into the most extraordinary circumstances, yet still find a way to make true love prevail. (more...)

Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces Cartoonists, Foot Soldiers of Democracy Special ScreeningFilm Society of Lincoln Center Announces Cartoonists, Foot Soldiers of Democracy Special Screening
by Movies News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

The Film Society of Lincoln Center, in partnership with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy NY, Unifrance Films, Distrib Films, and Kinology, will host a special screening and the North American premiere of Stephanie Valloatto's Cartoonists, Foot Soldiers of Democracy (more...)

Amazon Announces First Pilot Season of 2015Amazon Announces First Pilot Season of 2015
by TV News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

Amazon Studios today announced its first pilot season of 2015 is now available on Amazon Instant Video in the US, UK and Germany. (more...)

What Happens in Vegas... Meet the Full Cast of HONEYMOON IN VEGAS, Opening Tonight on Broadway!What Happens in Vegas... Meet the Full Cast of HONEYMOON IN VEGAS, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Jan 15, 2015

Honeymoon in Vegas, the eagerly anticipated new musical comedy with book by Blazing Saddles and Fletch writer Andrew Bergman and score by three-time Tony Award-winner Jason Robert Brown, opens tonight, January 15, at Broadway's Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street). Scroll down to learn more about the cast and watch interviews with the stars! (more...)

Cole Porter's KISS ME KATE Leads Blu-ray Musical Collection, Out 3/3Cole Porter's KISS ME KATE Leads Blu-ray Musical Collection, Out 3/3
by Movies News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

Kiss Me Kate -- Cole Porter's 1953 hit musical filmed with the most advanced 3D technology during the medium's "golden era" - will be released March 3 in a new restored Blu-ray edition by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. (more...)

BALLROOM WITH A TWIST Coming to Van Wezel, 1/29BALLROOM WITH A TWIST Coming to Van Wezel, 1/29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall presents Ballroom With A Twist featuring Anna Trebunskaya, Cheryl Burke, Dmitry Chaplin, Lacey Schwimmer, and Tony Dovolani on January 29, 2015 at 8 pm. (more...)

HONEYMOON IN VEGAS Broadway Cast Recording Now Available On AmazonHONEYMOON IN VEGAS Broadway Cast Recording Now Available On Amazon
by Pat Cerasaro - Jan 13, 2015

Get your copy of HONEYMOON IN VEGAS today! (more...)

New York Jewish Film Festival Announces 'Beyond The Screen' ProgramsNew York Jewish Film Festival Announces 'Beyond The Screen' Programs
by Movies News Desk - Jan 12, 2015

The Jewish Museum and the Film Society of Lincoln Center are presenting the 24th annual New York Jewish Film Festival at the Film Society's Walter Reade Theater and Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center, January 14-29, 2015. (more...)

MAMMA MIA! Coming to Morrison Center, 3/17-18MAMMA MIA! Coming to Morrison Center, 3/17-18
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2015

Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus' MAMMA MIA!, the smash hit musical based on the songs of ABBA, returns to the Morrison Center in 2015. Performances begin on March 17th and run through March 18th at the Morrison Center, 2201 Cesar Chavez Lane. (more...)

BET Networks to Air Its First-ever Miniseries "The Book of Negroes" Premiering Monday, February 16, 2015 at 8 PM ET/PTBET Networks to Air Its First-ever Miniseries "The Book of Negroes" Premiering Monday, February 16, 2015 at 8 PM ET/PT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2015

This Black History Month BET launches its first-ever event miniseries 'THE BOOK OF NEGROES,' a six-part historical drama in the tradition of Roots, based on Lawrence Hill's award-winning, Oprah Winfrey-listed novel (known in the United States as Someone Knows My Name). The highly anticipated television event will run over the course of three consecutive nights in two-hour installments starting Monday, February 16, 2015 at 8 PM ET/PT. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Julian Ovenden Sings 'Anthem' From CHESS In 'Sir Tim Rice: A Life In Song'STAGE TUBE: Julian Ovenden Sings 'Anthem' From CHESS In 'Sir Tim Rice: A Life In Song'
by Stage Tube - Dec 28, 2014

Julian Ovenden was one of the stars performing in the special 'Sir Tim Rice: A Life In Song' concert, broadcast on the BBC this Christmas. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Tom Chaplin From Keane Sings 'Can You Feel The Love Tonight' - 'Sir Tim Rice: A Life In Song'STAGE TUBE: Tom Chaplin From Keane Sings 'Can You Feel The Love Tonight' - 'Sir Tim Rice: A Life In Song'
by Stage Tube - Dec 28, 2014

Tom Chaplin, lead singer of Keane, sings 'Can You Feel The Love Tonight' from The Lion King as part of 'Sir Tim Rice: A Life In Song', broadcast on Christmas Day. (more...)

Film Society of Lincoln Center Presents THE INTERVIEW Beg. TodayFilm Society of Lincoln Center Presents THE INTERVIEW Beg. Today
by Movies News Desk - Dec 26, 2014

The Film Society of Lincoln Center will screen one of the year's most talked about films, Evan Goldberg and Seth Rogen's The Interview (more...)

TIM RICE: A LIFE IN SONG Airs Tonight, Bonus Performances ScheduledTIM RICE: A LIFE IN SONG Airs Tonight, Bonus Performances Scheduled
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 25, 2014

Celebrate the holidays with Sir Tim Rice at the Royal Festival Hall! (more...)

Paper Mill Playhouse Offers Autism-Friendly Performance of ELF TodayPaper Mill Playhouse Offers Autism-Friendly Performance of ELF Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse is proud to announce a special autism-friendly performance for its critically-acclaimed, holiday musical, Elf. Paper Mill Playhouse will offer this special autism-friendly performance of Elf today, December 23, at 1:30pm. This performance is designed specifically for children on the autism spectrum or with other developmental disabilities. (more...)

Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces Lineup for 2015 Film Comment SelectsFilm 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...)

TIM RICE: A LIFE IN SONG Set To Air In UK On 12/25, Bonus Performances ScheduledTIM RICE: A LIFE IN SONG Set To Air In UK On 12/25, Bonus Performances Scheduled
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 21, 2014

See Sir Tim Rice honored at the Royal Festival Hall! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 12/21/2014Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 12/21/2014
by BWW - Dec 21, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/21/2014 for Los Angeles (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Miami - Week of 12/21/2014Now Playing Onstage in Miami - Week of 12/21/2014
by BWW - Dec 21, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/21/2014 for Miami (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Phoenix - Week of 12/21/2014Now Playing Onstage in Phoenix - Week of 12/21/2014
by BWW - Dec 21, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/21/2014 for Phoenix (more...)

Paper Mill Playhouse Extends ELF into 2015Paper Mill Playhouse Extends ELF into 2015
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse released a block of great seats today for its holiday musical, Elf, for the week following Christmas. Expanded availability includes performances from December 27, 2014 through January 4, 2015. Based on the 2003 film starring Will Ferrell, Elf has a book by Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin, music by Matthew Sklar and lyrics by Chad Beguelin. Elf is directed by Eric Ankrim and choreographed by Josh Rhodes. Elf runs eight times a week at the Millburn, New Jersey, theater through January 4, 2015. Elf has been playing to many sold-out houses since November 26. Tickets may be purchased by calling 973.376.4343, at the Paper Mill Playhouse Box Office at 22 Brookside Drive in Millburn, or online at www.PaperMill.org. (more...)

TINYPES Begins Next Month at Next Stage at Theatre MemphisTINYPES Begins Next Month at Next Stage at Theatre Memphis
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

Tintypes, a timeless musical romp set between the turn of the 20th century and the onset of World War I, is a musical journey takes the audience through an exciting and tumultuous period of American history. The rousing score features songs by George M. Cohen, John Philip Sousa, Scott Joplin and Victor Herbert, among others. A wonderful blend of songs ... patriotic, romantic, ragtime and popular... brings to life the Great American Songbook. A repeat run of the November 2014 production will run January 8 - 18, 2015. (more...)

Review Roundup: POCATELLO, Starring T.R. Knight, Opens Off-BroadwayReview Roundup: POCATELLO, Starring T.R. Knight, Opens Off-Broadway
by Review Roundups - Dec 15, 2014

Playwrights Horizons' production of POCATELLO, the world premiere of a new play by Samuel D. Hunter (The Whale at PH, The Few, A Bright New Boise), is directed by Davis McCallum (The Whale at PH, The Few, London Wall, A Bright New Boise, Water by the Spoonful). The production opens tonight, December 15 and will play through Sunday evening, January 4, 2015. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces IN CASE OF NO EMERGENCY: THE FILMS OF RUBEN OSTLUNDFilm Society of Lincoln Center Announces IN CASE OF NO EMERGENCY: THE FILMS OF RUBEN OSTLUND
by Movies News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced the schedule and details for In Case of No Emergency: The Films of Ruben Östlund, January 14-22, 2015 (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 12/14/2014Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 12/14/2014
by BWW - Dec 14, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/14/2014 for Dallas (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 12/14/2014Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 12/14/2014
by BWW - Dec 14, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/14/2014 for Los Angeles (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 12/14/2014Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 12/14/2014
by BWW - Dec 14, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/14/2014 for Seattle (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Miami - Week of 12/14/2014Now Playing Onstage in Miami - Week of 12/14/2014
by BWW - Dec 14, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/14/2014 for Miami (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Phoenix - Week of 12/14/2014Now Playing Onstage in Phoenix - Week of 12/14/2014
by BWW - Dec 14, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/14/2014 for Phoenix (more...)

Billy Crystal Imagines Robin Williams Stand Up Routine in Heaven in New TributeBilly Crystal Imagines Robin Williams Stand Up Routine in Heaven in New Tribute
by Movies News Desk - Dec 14, 2014

Following the passing of his long-time friend and fellow comedic legend, Billy Crystal has penned a script, imagining the late Robin Williams in heaven. You can read it in full below, via Entertainment Weekly: (more...)

Wordless Music Orchestra and the Lost Bayou Ramblers to Perform Live Accompaniment for Beasts of the Southern Wild Screening, 1/23-24Wordless Music Orchestra and the Lost Bayou Ramblers to Perform Live Accompaniment for Beasts of the Southern Wild Screening, 1/23-24
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2014

On Friday, January 23 and Saturday, January 24 (8 pm) in the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space, director Benh Zeitlin's acclaimed film Beasts of the Southern Wild will be screened with live accompaniment by the Wordless Music Orchestra and the Lost Bayou Ramblers under Ryan McAdams. The soundtrack was composed by Zeitlin with Dan Romer; it will be performed to a music-less print of the film created especially for this project. Tickets are priced depending on location in the house: $65 ($55 for members), $47 ($40 members), $35 ($30 members), and $25 for those under 30, available atwww.symphonyspace.org. (more...)

BOYHOOD Tops Film Comment's 2014 BEST-OF-YEAR ListBOYHOOD Tops Film Comment's 2014 BEST-OF-YEAR List
by Movies News Desk - Dec 12, 2014

Film Comment's annual end-of-the-year survey of film critics, journalists, film-section editors, and past and present contributors was released today with Richard Linklater's Boyhood, Jean-Luc Godard's Goodbye to Language, and Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel taking the top spots (more...)

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