STAGE TUBE: Barbra Streisand Visits Sierra Boggess' SCHOOL OF ROCK Dressing Room with 60 Minutes
by Stage Tube - Aug 28, 2016

As part of her exclusive 60 Minutes interview to promote her new album, Encore, Barbra Streisand recently visited her former Funny Girl dressing room at the Winter Garden Theater. At the time, the dressing room was occupied by School of Rock star Sierra Boggess, who recently departed the newest Andrew Lloyd Webber musical to star in a Paris production of Phantom of the Opera.  (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2016

After packed houses and an Encore award by the Hollywood Fringe Festival, Amy Snowden's Casting Confessions From La to LA is back Thursday nights at The Zephyr on Melrose (7456 Melrose Ave. LA 90036). Created and performed by Amy Snowden, Casting Confession's is a outrageous and comical insight into her formative years in a small town in Louisiana, getting chewed up and spit-out in Hollywood and her unique secret ways of finally making money to survive and rise in the OC. Amy's wild ride is full of hilarious and terrifying stories of nightmare roommates, nowhere jobs, public transportation, and see-through underwear.  Amy Snowden's Casting Confessions From La to LA is an outlandish journey from innocence to happy endings. (more...)

Gloucester Stage Company Presents New England Premiere of THE TOTALITARIANS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2016

Gloucester Stage Company continues its 37th season of professional theater on Cape Ann with the New England premiere of Peter Sinn Nachtrieb's The Totalitarians from September 1 through September 24 at 267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA. Gloucester Stage Managing Director Jeff Zinn makes his Gloucester Stage directing debut with this off-the-wall-satire of the zany world of politics. Peter Sinn Nachtrieb has written a not-so-tall-tale of an oligarchic takeover led by a Palinesque Manchurian candidate, and possibly thwarted by a hapless one-man commando squad…in Nebraska? This raucous dark comedy about the state of modern political discourse, modern relationships, and how easy it is to believe truths without facts features a cast of GSC veterans Amanda Collins and Lewis D. Wheeler, and GSC newcomers Breean Julian and Alex Portenko. According to Director Zinn, "As we all watch, with our jaws dropped, the daily excesses of candidates and hear the commentators remark, 'you can't make this stuff up,' I am incredibly grateful to Peter Nachtreib for 'making stuff up' that rises to the occasion. Some may find the humor in The Totalitarians outrageous, but in this political moment I believe outrage is exactly what we need." (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Barbra Streisand Talks Working with Hugh Jackman on 60 Minutes
by Stage Tube - Aug 28, 2016

When embarking upon her latest album, Encore, icon Barbra Streisand was inspired by one of Broadway's favorite leading men, Hugh Jackman. In her latest interview with 60 Minutes, Streisand discusses how Jackman's voice was the starting point for the album's core concept: creating 'mini scenes' through dialogue and duets with film stars. On the album, Streisand and Jackman sing the previously unproduced 'Any Moment Now' by the late, celebrated composer Marvin Hamlisch. This rendition of the song tells the story of a couple that has reached the breaking point in their marriage, and the video features clips from Streisand and Jackman's recording session for the track.  (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 8/27-8/28/2016
by - Aug 28, 2016

Hottest Articles on from this weekend Sunday, August 28, 2016 - Sunday, August 28, 2016. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Miss Barbra Streisand on CBS Sunday Morning? Watch Here!
by Stage Tube - Aug 28, 2016

During the show, the Grammy winner returned to the Winter Garden Theater, where she starred in 1964's FUNNY GIRL, visited Sardi's, walked the theatre district and talked about getting started in the business, her family, and life in Malibu, California. Streisand shares her thoughts on singing and her new album, 'Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway,' which is available now. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 8/26/2016 - The Public's Free HAMLET Hits the Boroughs and More!
by Jessica Khan - Aug 26, 2016

This weekend's big news: The Public's free HAMLET tour launches today in Manhattan! (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Acclaimed electronic rock band STS9 today (8/26) have partnered with Consequence of Sound to give fans an early listen to their new album THE UNIVERSE INSIDE--the band's first new full-length studio album in nearly seven years--ahead of its official Friday, September 2 release (more...)

VIDEO: Barbra Streisand Talks 'Encore' Album; Duets with Fallon & Baldwin on TONIGHT
by Alan Henry - Aug 26, 2016

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW on NBC, Barbra Streisand and Jimmy Fallon performed a comedic duet in which Fallon portrayed Donald Trump. Together they 'made duets great again!' Watch the video below! (more...)

Barbra Streisand Wants Alec Baldwin for GYPSY Lead & More Fun Facts We Learned from TONIGHT SHOW Appearance
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 26, 2016

Barbra Streisand and Alec Baldwin were featured for the full hour on last night's TONIGHT SHOW Starring Jimmy Fallon. (more...)

Jennifer Damiano and More Set for Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Next week, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

Barbra Sings Broadway- Listen to Our Showtunes by Streisand Playlist!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Though she has appeared on Broadway only twice during her legendary career (Funny Girl and I Can Get It For You Wholesale), there is no denying that Barbra Streisand is beloved by theatre fans everywhere. She has famously crooned standards from every show from Guys and Dolls to Sweeney Todd, and she's not finished yet. (more...)

National Geographic Channel Announces Commemorative Programming Event to Honor 15th Anniversary of Sept. 11
by TV News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

On the 15th anniversary of Sept. 11, the National Geographic Channel will commemorate the tragic events of that fateful day, and the ongoing war that followed, with a daylong television tribute (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Barbra Streisand Returns to Home of Broadway's FUNNY GIRL on CBS SUNDAY MORNING
by TV News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

On this week's CBS SUNDAY MORNING, Anthony Mason sits down with the multitalented legend of Broadway and the silver screen Barbra Streisand. (more...)

SPARKLE & CIRCULATE Podcast Celebrates THE GOLDEN GIRLS with Jim Colucci
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

SPARKLE & CIRCULATE with JUSTIN SAYRE - the official monthly podcast of the International Order of Sodomites - has posted its new episode, which features an interview with Jim Colucci, author of the terrific new book Golden Girls Forever.  (more...)

Kaskade Announces Redux Show In Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

Multi Grammy® Award nominated world-renowned singer, songwriter, and music producer Kaskade today announced a Kaskade Redux show at Red Hook Grain Terminal in Brooklyn on Saturday, September 24th. Produced by Mean Red Productions, pre-sale tickets will be available today beginning at 12:00 PM EST with a general on-sale kicking off this Friday, August 26th at 12:00 PM EST. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 8/25/2016 - THE LAYOVER, CRASHLIGHT and More!
by Jessica Khan - Aug 25, 2016

Today's big news: THE LAYOVER and CRASHLIGHT premiere Off-Broadway, the new musical MUSEUM OF BROKEN RELATIONSHIPS heads to Aspen, and Barbra Streisand & Alec Baldwin perform on THE TONIGHT SHOW! (more...)

The Tallest Man On Earth Towers Over QPAC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

Swedish singer/songwriter Kristian Matsson, known to the world as The Tallest Man On Earth brings his powerful live show of the same name to the Concert Hall, Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) for one night only on Wednesday 7 December 2016 (more...)

NBC's AMERICA'S GOT TALENT Grows +17% vs Prior Wednesday in Key Demo
by TV News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

NBC wins the night in 18-49 and total viewers. NBC has now won 20 consecutive nights among the Big 4 in both 18-49 and total viewers, tying the longest total-viewer winning streak in people meter history (more...)

ESPN's Coverage of 2016 World Series of Poker to Kick Off 9/6
by TV News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

ESPN's coverage of the 2016 World Series of Poker (WSOP) will include the Global Casino Championship, the Main Event Championship and a three-day live Final Table. (more...)

She's Back to Broadway; Pre-Order Barbra Streisand's ENCORE Album Today!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Barbra Streisand, who last year became the only recording artist or group to achieve #1 albums in each of six decades, will soon release her new latest album, 'Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway.' (more...)

Review Roundup: Barbra Streisand's ENCORE Album- Available Now!
by Review Roundups - Aug 25, 2016

Barbra Streisand, who last year became the only recording artist or group to achieve #1 albums in each of six decades, tomorrow releases her latest album, 'Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway.' (more...)

Cast Announced for Detroit Public Theatre's Production of MURDER BALLAD
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016


by TV News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Today, BBC AMERICA released a new teaser for the network's next original series Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency, starring Elijah Wood and Samuel Barnett, which also confirms the series will premiere at 9:00pm ET on October 22. (more...)

MACDETH! (MACBETH GONE WRONG) to Transfer to the King's Head Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Rogue Shakespeare are delighted to announce the transfer of Ryan J-W Smith's multiple award-winning verse comedy, MacDeth! (MacBeth Gone Wrong) - transferring from The Cockpit (final shows Aug. 25-27) to the King's Head Theatre where it will run September 3-10 at 9.30pm (70 mins, no interval).  (more...)

Scoop: NYC-ARTS September 2016 Listings on THIRTEEN
by TV Scoop - Aug 24, 2016

Get all the scoop on NYC-ARTS September 2016 Listings, airing on THIRTEEN (more...)

BWW Exclusive World Premiere: Watch Barbra Streisand & Chris Pine Take on MY FAIR LADY on Her ENCORE Album!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Below, BroadwayWorld is thrilled to bring you an exclusive first look at Streisand's track with Hollywood star (and Into the Woods veteran) Chris Pine- a mashup of 'I'll Be Seeing You/I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face.' Watch the duo in the recording studio, plus get the backstory on how Pine got the call! (more...)

NBC's TONIGHT SHOW Delivers 8-Month Tuesday High in Metered-Market Households
by TV News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Last night, “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” averaged a 3.0 rating, 8 share in household results from the 56 markets metered by Nielsen Media Research and a 0.9/5 in 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters. (more...)

NBC's AMERICA'S GOT TALENT is No. 1 Show of Tuesday Night
by TV News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

NBC wins the night, leading six of six half-hours among the Big 4 nets in both 18-49 and total viewers with the #1-2 shows of the night in both categories, “America's Got Talent” and “Better Late Than Never.” (more...)

AXS TV To Broadcast The Fourth Season Of The Hit Emmy'-Nominated Country Music Drama NASHVILLE, Premiering With Back-To-Back Episodes On Saturday, October 1 At 9pE/6pP
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016


NBC Sports to Present Over 50 Hours of Motorsports Coverage This Week
by TV News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

NBCSN will present coverage of the Formula One Belgian Grand Prix this Sunday at 7:30 a.m. ET and the rescheduled IndyCar Firestone 600 on Saturday at 9:30 p.m. ET, as part of NBC Sports Group's 50-plus hours of motorsports coverage this week. (more...)

Haven Theatre Company to Open 4th Season with Chicago Premiere of HOW WE GOT ON
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Haven Theatre Company announces How We Got On to begin their fourth season, written by Idris Goodwin and directed by Jess McLeod, at the company's new home within the Den Theatre's new Bookspan Theatre, 1335 Milwaukee Ave., September 29 - November 12. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 8/23/2016 - CHRISTMAS IN AUGUST and More!
by Jessica Khan - Aug 23, 2016

Today's big news: Suzanne Vega & Duncan Sheik's 'LOVER, BELOVED' gets a Houston workshop tonight, the Rockettes celebrate CHRISTMAS IN AUGUST, and the cast of WAITRESS performs today at Barnes & Noble! (more...)

Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2016 Comes to THIRTEEN's Great Performances Friday, September 30 at 9 p.m. on PBS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

Led by guest conductor Semyon Bychkov for the very first time, the world-renowned Vienna Philharmonicreturns for its 13th open-air concert, with a program of French orchestral classics, in the magnificent gardens of Austria's Imperial Schönbrunn Palace. The Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2016 airs on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, Friday, September 30 at 9 p.m. on PBS. (Check local listings.) (more...)

'Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert' Coming to Thirteen's GREAT PERFORMANCES, 9/30
by TV News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

The Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2016 airs on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, Friday, September 30 at 9 p.m. on PBS. (more...)

Patrick Wilson Joins Liam Neeson in Action Thriller THE COMMUTER
by Movies News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

Patrick Wilson has joined the action thriller THE COMMUTER from director Jaume Collet. The actor will join previously announced cast members Liam Neeson and his 'Conjuring 2' co-star Vera Farmiga in the project. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 8/16/2016 - 8/23/2016
by - Aug 23, 2016

Hottest Articles on 8/16/2016 - 8/23/2016. (more...)

NBC's AMERICAN NINJA Jumps +19% Versus Its Prior Telecast
by TV News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

NBC wins the night, leading six of six half-hours among the Big 4 networks in both adults 18-49 and total viewers. (more...)

Off-Broadway's THE WOODSMAN to Continue 'Theater Close-Up' on THIRTEEN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

Theater Close-Up -- the unique collaboration between THIRTEEN and the large community of New York City area Off-Broadway theaters -- will present The Woodsman, captured live on-stage in partnership with streaming service BroadwayHD, in THIRTEEN's trademark 'up-close' style. (more...)

Vantiv Executives to Present at Two Upcoming Financial Conferences
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016


Barbra Streisand Channel to Return to SiriusXM This September with Town Hall Q&A
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

SiriusXM announced today that The Barbra Streisand Channel, an exclusive channel featuring the works of Grammy, Oscar, Emmy and Tony award-winning artist Barbra Streisand, will return to SiriusXM on September 6. (more...)

Apple to Fix Siri's 'Streisand' Pronunciation Per Babs Request
by TV News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

Legendary star of stage and screen Barbra Streisand, who is currently on tour for her new album, 'Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway' recently turned to Apple head Tim Cook for a small favor. (more...)

Encore Run for REMEMBERING THE LUX at the Baxter Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

Alistair izobell's hit production REMEMBERING THE LUX is back by popular demand and returns to the Baxter Theatre for a limited season. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Lose Your Mind Over a FOLLIES Track from Barbra Streisand's New ENCORE Album!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 22, 2016

BroadwayWorld is thrilled to bring you an exclusive first listen to a track from the Target deluxe album- 'Losing My Mind' from FOLLIES. Listen to the full song below! (more...)

Tony Award Winner LaChanze set for Trent Armand Kendall Broadway Download 8/24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2016

Rhonda LaChanze Sapp, better known by her stage name LaChanze (Creole: the charmed one), taken from her grandmother, was born in St Augustine, Florida. Grew up in Connecticut, her parents nurtured her love for performing by enrolling her in high schools for the performing arts. After high school, LaChanze studied Drama at Morgan State University, before transferring to the University of the Arts, she studied Theatre and Dance. Her first Summer job was as a tap dancer in the ensemble of out of town tryout of 'Uptown...It's Hot!.' She made her Broadway debut in the same show in 1986. (more...)

Audio: Barbra Streisand Talks Siri, Broadway, and Hollywood
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2016

Audio: Barbra Streisand Talks Siri, Broadway, and Hollywood (more...)

AWOLNATION Kicks Off Prophets of Rage Tour, Announces Remix EP
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

AWOLNATION has announced the September 9 release of their Run (Remixes) EP. The digital release features nine reworked compositions from the band's 2015 album Run (more...)

Cast Complete for Adam Bock's A LIFE, Starring David Hyde Pierce, at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

Playwrights Horizons has announced complete casting for 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). Directed by two-time Obie Award winner Anne Kauffman (Marjorie Prime, Detroit, Maple and Vine at Playwrights; You Got Older; Belleville; This Wide Night; Smokefall), A LIFE will be the second production of the theater company's 2016/2017 Season. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 8/19/2016 - AUBERGINE, MEN ON BOATS and More!
by Jessica Khan - Aug 19, 2016

This weekend's big news: AUBERGINE begins previews tonight, and MEN ON BOATS plays its final show Off-Broadway this Sunday! (more...)

Photo Flash: Steve Wynn's ShowStoppers Celebrates 500th Performance TONIGHT!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

Steve Wynn's ShowStoppers Celebrates 500th Performance TONIGHT! (more...)

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