Patti LuPone, Lea Salonga, Norm Lewis and More Honor Legendary Songwriting Team Boublil & Schonberg at Tonight's New York Pops GalaPatti LuPone, Lea Salonga, Norm Lewis and More Honor Legendary Songwriting Team Boublil & Schonberg at Tonight's New York Pops Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

Tonight, May 2, 2016, The New York Pops marks its 33rd birthday with a grand gala evening celebrating the revolutionary collaborations of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg, the songwriting team behind LES MISERABLES, Miss Saigon, and more. Serving as Honorary Co-Chairs for the event are musical theatre legends Sir Cameron Mackintosh and Patti LuPone. (more...)

FIRST Hosts 20,000+ Students at World's Largest Robotics CompetitionFIRST Hosts 20,000+ Students at World's Largest Robotics Competition
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2016

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Splish Splash Announces: The Picnic Grove at Kahuna BaySplish Splash Announces: The Picnic Grove at Kahuna Bay
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BWW Review: Australian Brandenburg Orchestra's MOZART REQUIEM: 100 VOICES Brings Baroque Music To A New GenerationBWW Review: Australian Brandenburg Orchestra's MOZART REQUIEM: 100 VOICES Brings Baroque Music To A New Generation
by Jade Kops - May 1, 2016

The rich old world sound of the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra and Brandenburg Choir is given a new youthful dimension with the Brandenburg Young Voices Choir for MOZART REQUIEM: 100 VOICES concert. (more...)

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by BWW - May 1, 2016

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by BWW - May 1, 2016

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Top MOTHER'S DAY GIFTS for Food and Wine LoversTop MOTHER'S DAY GIFTS for Food and Wine Lovers
by Marina Kennedy - May 1, 2016

Check out our ideas for fantastic ideas for Mother's Day. Whether you're planning a special outing or purchasing the perfect present, our gift list has something for everyone. (more...)

Patti LuPone Teases Broadway Return and Chances of a Second Memoir in TV Insider InterviewPatti LuPone Teases Broadway Return and Chances of a Second Memoir in TV Insider Interview
by Louisa Brady - May 1, 2016

In a recent interview with TV Insider, Broadway legend Patti LuPone discussed everything from her upcoming regular role on Showtime's Penny Dreadful to the way she wants to end her career. (more...)

Jack Black Visits Cast Members Backstage at SCHOOL OF ROCKJack Black Visits Cast Members Backstage at SCHOOL OF ROCK
by Louisa Brady - May 1, 2016

SCHOOL OF ROCK cast members Alex Brightman and Sierra Boggess took to Instagram today to celebrate their latest backstage visitor: the original Dewey Finn, Jack Black himself! Check out their posts below! (more...)

Houston Symphony Releases Second Dvorák CD in Mini-SeriesHouston Symphony Releases Second Dvorák CD in Mini-Series
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2016

The Houston Symphony announced today the international release of the orchestra's second commercial recording with Music Director Andres Orozco-Estrada, which features Antonin Dvorak's Symphony No. 6, Slavonic Dance Opus 72, No. 3 and Slavonic Dance Opus 46, No. 8. The recording is second in a mini-series from Dutch classical music label PENTATONE that highlights the Houston Symphony's interpretations of Dvorak's works, particularly the last Four symphonies. (more...)

Steps Beyond Foundation Announces Opening Night Benefit and Steps Repertory Ensemble's New York SeasonSteps Beyond Foundation Announces Opening Night Benefit and Steps Repertory Ensemble's New York Season
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2016

The Steps Beyond Foundation, Steps on Broadway's non-profit arm committed to connecting artists and the community through dialogue, performance, and artistic collaboration, announces a 3-day weekend performance celebration May 6-8, 2016 at Ailey Citigroup Theater. The weekend will commence May 6 with the Steps Repertory and Guests Benefit, featuring performances by American Dance Machine, Jon Ole Olstad, choreography by Al Blackstone and the staging of a Swan Lake variation by Elena Kunikova to be danced by a student at Steps. Audiences will also enjoy performances by students of the Steps Conservatory Program and pre-professional students at The School at Steps, with staging by the legendary Leslie Browne. May 7-8, Steps Repertory Ensemble will present a full evening of works by Artistic Director Bradley Shelver and leading choreographers Lar Lubovitch, Sidra Bell, Julia Ehrstrand, and Jae Man Joo. (more...)

TM Robotics Partners with M.A.P Services to Sell Toshiba Machine Industrial Robots in Australia for the First TimeTM Robotics Partners with M.A.P Services to Sell Toshiba Machine Industrial Robots in Australia for the First Time
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2016

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Review Roundup: St. Ann's Warehouse's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, with Gillian Anderson & Ben FosterReview Roundup: St. Ann's Warehouse's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, with Gillian Anderson & Ben Foster
by Review Roundups - May 1, 2016

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Women's Excellence In Wellness Announces Aroma YogaWomen's Excellence In Wellness Announces Aroma Yoga
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BWW Race Review: 2016 OhioHealth Capital City Half Marathon - Raising the Bar in Racing ExcellenceBWW Race Review: 2016 OhioHealth Capital City Half Marathon - Raising the Bar in Racing Excellence
by Christina Mancuso - Apr 30, 2016

Now in its 13th year, the OhioHealth Capital City Half Marathon continues to raise the bar in racing excellence by offering an expertly organized event, fantastic route of Columbus, giant finisher's bling, free race photos, and one of the best post-race parties in town.  In a ground-breaking announcement, the 2016 USA Track & Field Half Marathon Championships and OhioHealth Cap City Half were featured LIVE on WBNS-10TV and streamed live on USATF.TV as a two-hour broadcast — the first of its kind in Ohio. (more...)

BWW TV: What Musical Inspired LES MISERABLES? New York Pops Honorees Alain Boublil & Claude-Michel Schonberg Tell All!BWW TV: What Musical Inspired LES MISERABLES? New York Pops Honorees Alain Boublil & Claude-Michel Schonberg Tell All!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 30, 2016

The big event is just days away and the celebrate, BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge sat down with the legendary duo to chat about all things Les Miserables, Miss Saigon, and so much more! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/30/2016
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BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 4/30/2016. (more...)

BWW Dance Review: YAGP 2016 Was Better Than Ever at 'Ensuring the Future of Dance'BWW Dance Review: YAGP 2016 Was Better Than Ever at 'Ensuring the Future of Dance'
by Sondra Forsyth - Apr 30, 2016

The 2016 season of Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) culminated during three days in April at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM). On April 27th, the Final Round of this celebrated international competition proved to be a heartening display of youthful promise. Then on April 28th and 29th, the "Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow" Gala featured the 2016 YAGP finalists along with a roster of top-flight professionals. Several of the pros are former YAGP alumni, which validates YAGP's motto: "Ensuring the Future of Dance". (more...)

BWW Review: LUNATICS & ACTORS Captivates & Mesmerizes in All Its Sober AbsurdityBWW Review: LUNATICS & ACTORS Captivates & Mesmerizes in All Its Sober Absurdity
by Gil Kaan - Apr 30, 2016

Four Clowns' world premiere of playwright David Bridel's LUNATICS & ACTORS wonderfully succeeds as a loving spoof of the acting process. It's to the credit of all involved that what could have been a five-minute Saturday Night Live skit has evolved into 70 minutes of enthralling wit and engaging artistry. Bad acting's truly an art; and to make the bad acting funny, genius! (more...)

2016 Capital City Half Marathon, USA Half Marathon Championships To Air Live On WBNS-TV, Today!2016 Capital City Half Marathon, USA Half Marathon Championships To Air Live On WBNS-TV, Today!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2016

The 2016 OhioHealth Capital City Half Marathon and 2016 Men's & Women's USA Track & Field Half Marathon Championships kick off this morning, April 30, 2016 at 8am EST.  For the first time ever, it will air live on WBNS-TV (Channel 10).  The two-hour broadcast will mark the first time a half marathon in Ohio has been broadcast live. (more...)

Comcast Volunteers 'Make Change Happen,' Beautifying Four Sites In Vermont On 15th Comcast Cares DayComcast Volunteers 'Make Change Happen,' Beautifying Four Sites In Vermont On 15th Comcast Cares Day
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2016

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City Year Joins Comcast NBCUniversal for 15th Annual Comcast Cares DayCity Year Joins Comcast NBCUniversal for 15th Annual Comcast Cares Day
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Chicago Shakespeare Theater Presents Barbara Gaines' TUG OF WAR This SpringChicago Shakespeare Theater Presents Barbara Gaines' TUG OF WAR This Spring
by Louisa Brady - Apr 30, 2016

On the occasion of the 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare's legacy in 2016, Chicago Shakespeare Theater  (CST) prepares to begin an epic theatrical endeavor-Artistic Director Barbara Gaines' Tug of War, which distills six Shakespeare histories into two action-packed dramas. Adapted and directed by Gaines as the Theater's centerpiece of the yearlong Shakespeare 400 Chicago festival, the Tug of War saga traces the injustice and intrigues of war from the perspectives of both kings and common soldiers through two, six-hour marathon productions-Foreign Fire (Edward III, Henry V and Henry VI, Part 1) in the spring and Civil Strife (Henry VI, Parts 2 and 3 and Richard III) in the fall. Featuring some of Chicago's most celebrated actors, the dynamic ensemble cast of 19 performs over 100 characters throughout the electrifying drama. The musicality of Shakespeare's text is complemented with live music performances ranging from Bach and the blues, to contemporary pop and folk anthems. Songs from P!nk, Pete Townshend and Tim Buckley are accompanied onstage by a band of ensemble members on electric guitar, cello, keyboard, ukulele and percussion. Tug of War: Foreign Fire debuts on the Courtyard Theater stage for a limited run of only 18 performances, May 12-June 12, 2016. (more...)

Houston Ballet Presents Spring Mixed Repertory Program Starting 5/26Houston Ballet Presents Spring Mixed Repertory Program Starting 5/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2016

From May 26 - June 5, 2016, Houston Ballet offers up its Spring Mixed Repertory Program. (more...)

20th Annual PlayGround Festival Announces 'Best of PlayGround' An Evening of Six Short Plays Starting in June20th Annual PlayGround Festival Announces 'Best of PlayGround' An Evening of Six Short Plays Starting in June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2016

Pick a night, Thursday through Sunday, June 2 through 19, and you'll get to see all six of this year's "Best of PlayGround" - 6 short plays by some of the Bay Area's top new writers, staged by 6 different leading directors.  All are chosen from PlayGround's 2015-16  Monday Night Series that included over 180 different submissions.  (more...)

2-Month-Old Daisy Tanner to Make Stage Debut at Lynn University in WAVE YOUR FLAG2-Month-Old Daisy Tanner to Make Stage Debut at Lynn University in WAVE YOUR FLAG
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2016

Little Daisy Tanner will make her stage debut at Lynn University on Friday, June 10th, at 7:30 PM, when she appears opposite the First Lady of Florida Theatre, Jan McArt, in a staged reading of Tony Finstrom's new play with music, 'WAVE YOUR FLAG!'     (more...)

North/South Consonance Celebrates Cinco de Mayo with Concert Featuring Works by Mexican ComposersNorth/South Consonance Celebrates Cinco de Mayo with Concert Featuring Works by Mexican Composers
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2016

On Thursday evening May 5, North/South Consonance will mark the Cinco de Mayo holiday with a  concert featuring recent works for string orchestra by composers from Mexico. (more...)

Legendary Chefs Toast The 10th Anniversary Of Vegas Uncork'd By Bon App'tit With A Burst Of Mionetto Prosecco At The Ceremonial Saber OffLegendary Chefs Toast The 10th Anniversary Of Vegas Uncork'd By Bon App'tit With A Burst Of Mionetto Prosecco At The Ceremonial Saber Off
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

The 10th anniversary of Vegas Uncork'd by Bon Apptit began with a pop as some of the biggest names in the culinary world united at Doge's Palace Piazza at The Venetian. Joined by more than 10 iconic chefs including Guy Savoy, Franois Payard and Emeril Lagasse, Chef Daniel Boulud traditionally sabered a magnum of Mionetto Prosecco to kick off the weekend of festivities at Caesars Palace, The Cromwell,The Venetian and The Palazzo. (more...)

Stars from HAMILTON, COLOR PURPLE Join Performers4Peace Benefit; Forest Whitaker to Host!Stars from HAMILTON, COLOR PURPLE Join Performers4Peace Benefit; Forest Whitaker to Host!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Untitled Theatricals announced today that Academy Award, Golden Globe Award & BAFTA winner and UNESCO Special Envoy for Peace & Reconciliation, Forest Whitaker (Broadway's Hughie) will host the Performers4Peace benefit concert Monday, May 9, 2016 at 8pm at 42West (514 West 42nd Street www.42west.com), featuring performances by Broadway artists to support the Whitaker Peace & Development Initiative's work in peace and community building. (more...)

White Castle' Celebrates 25 Crave-Filled Years As Official Sponsor Of National Hamburger MonthWhite Castle' Celebrates 25 Crave-Filled Years As Official Sponsor Of National Hamburger Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

White Castle, America's first fast food hamburger chain, will pay homage throughout the month of May to a cultural institution, the hamburger, as the official sponsor of the 25 th annual National Hamburger Month. White Castle customers, affectionately known as Cravers, are encouraged to take advantage of Crave-worthy promotions all month long, including celebrating National Slider Day on May 15 and submitting their entries for the 16 th Cravers Hall of Fame class. (more...)

Photo: First Look - Will Swenson Is DISASTER!'s New Tony Delvecchio!Photo: First Look - Will Swenson Is DISASTER!'s New Tony Delvecchio!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Disaster! co-writer and star Seth Rudetsky took to Facebook today to share a first look at Swenson at his DISASTER put-in rehearsal (more...)

Photo Flash: THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES Celebrates Opening Night with Christina Bianco and MorePhoto Flash: THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES Celebrates Opening Night with Christina Bianco and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

The Marvelous Wonderettes are back! The long-running Off-Broadway hit musical celebrated its opening night at New York's Theatre Row last night, April 28th. The show, featuring such classic fifties and sixties hits as 'Lollipop,' 'Dream Lover,' 'Stupid Cupid,' 'Son of a Preacher Man,' 'Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me,' and 'It's My Party,' stars Christina Bianco as Missy, Kathy Brier as Suzy, Jenna Leigh Green as Cindy Lou, and Sally Schwab as Betty Jean. Laura Woyasz also stars as the 'Wonderstudy'. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening festivities below! (more...)

West End's Callum Francis to Lead KINKY BOOTS in Melbourne; Australian Cast Announced!West End's Callum Francis to Lead KINKY BOOTS in Melbourne; Australian Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

A sensational cast of Australian and international performers has been announced to star in the premiere season of multi award-winning musical KINKY BOOTS at Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne from 12 October 2016. (more...)

WPP's Team Detroit Inspires Millions of Mustang Fans, Wins Internet's Highest HonorWPP's Team Detroit Inspires Millions of Mustang Fans, Wins Internet's Highest Honor
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

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Time Lapse Dance to Stage POLAR RHYTHMS: DANCE AND MUSIC OF ICE at Speyer HallTime Lapse Dance to Stage POLAR RHYTHMS: DANCE AND MUSIC OF ICE at Speyer Hall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Global warming meets dance in "POLAR RHYTHMS: DANCE AND MUSIC OF ICE," a program presented by choreographer Jody Sperling and her company Time Lapse Dance with the Performance Project at University Settlement, Speyer Hall, June 2-4, 2016.  (more...)

Mount Saint Mary's University introduces six new online undergraduate degree and certificate programsMount Saint Mary's University introduces six new online undergraduate degree and certificate programs
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

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Introducing New Villa Homes In The Charming Town Of Noblesville, INIntroducing New Villa Homes In The Charming Town Of Noblesville, IN
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SEB Reports First Quarter, 2016SEB Reports First Quarter, 2016
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Diversity Fellows Announced for Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra at UC-CCMDiversity Fellows Announced for Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra at UC-CCM
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Following a rigorous application and audition process, the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) have selected five outstanding string musicians for the inaugural class of CSO/CCM Diversity Fellows. (more...)

CHARLIE AND SHARON World Premiere Set for Shetler Studios, 6/2-19CHARLIE AND SHARON World Premiere Set for Shetler Studios, 6/2-19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

This American Blonde Actress and Mississippi Mud Productions announce the world premiere of CHARLIE AND SHARON, a fantastical tragical comical haunting, in NYC June 2 running through June 19. (more...)

Boyd Gaming Celebrates May with Cinco de Mayo, Memorial Day Multipliers and MoreBoyd Gaming Celebrates May with Cinco de Mayo, Memorial Day Multipliers and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Boyd Gaming properties are bursting with ways to win this May, including A-May-Zing May Spin to Win Drawings, Memorial Day and Cinco De Mayo promotions, and much more! (more...)

Register for 2016 Summer Workshop, Dance Intensive at Centenary Stage CompanyRegister for 2016 Summer Workshop, Dance Intensive at Centenary Stage Company
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Centenary Stage Company opens registration for summer programs.  Summer programs include the critically acclaimed Young Performers Workshop Summer Intensive, TYRO I and II, and the ever popular Summer Dance Intensive. (more...)

Francesca Rizzo's DAMES LIKE US Comes to Cornelia St. CafeFrancesca Rizzo's DAMES LIKE US Comes to Cornelia St. Cafe
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Saturday afternoon at The Cornelia Street Cafe just got a lot more fun with the addition of award-winning playwright/director/actor Francesca Rizzo's outrageously honest and funny play -- DAMES LIKE US. (more...)

VIDEO: Allison Janney Reprises Iconic WEST WING Role in the Actual West WingVIDEO: Allison Janney Reprises Iconic WEST WING Role in the Actual West Wing
by TV News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Before actual White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest showed up to reclaim his duties, Janney shot off a number of references from the long running show, including the promise of a performance of The Jackal should anyone 'who remembers or cares.' Check out her appearance, via ABC, below! (more...)

BWW Dance Review: THE BEATLES LOVE by Cirque du Soleil at The Mirage in Las Vegas is MesmerizingBWW Dance Review: THE BEATLES LOVE by Cirque du Soleil at The Mirage in Las Vegas is Mesmerizing
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 29, 2016

See 'The Beatles LOVE' by Cirque du Soleil at The Mirage in Las Vegas for an entrancing show that includes incredible dance numbers. (more...)

BWW Interview: Benjamin Eakeley Talks BROADWAY SWINGER, SHE LOVES ME, and CareerBWW Interview: Benjamin Eakeley Talks BROADWAY SWINGER, SHE LOVES ME, and Career
by David Clarke - Apr 29, 2016

This past January, Broadway performer Benjamin Eakeley charmed audiences at Feinstein's/54 Below with Broadway Swinger. In anticipation of the encore performance, BroadwayWorld chatted with Eakeley about his solo cabaret show; SHE LOVES ME, his current Broadway gig; and his 1960s musical heavy career. (more...)

Season 8 Winner Sawyer Fredericks & DNCE to Perform on THE VOICE Next WeekSeason 8 Winner Sawyer Fredericks & DNCE to Perform on THE VOICE Next Week
by TV News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

 Season eight winner Sawyer Fredericks will make his return to “The Voice” on Tuesday, May 3 to perform his new Pharrell Williams-produced single, “4 Pockets,” from his new album, “A Good Storm” (Republic Records), due May 13. On the same night, the Joe Jonas-led group DNCE will perform a medley of their singles “Cake By the Ocean” and “Toothbrush.” (more...)

Scoop: JANE THE VIRGIN on THE CW - Monday, May 16, 2016Scoop: JANE THE VIRGIN on THE CW - Monday, May 16, 2016
by TV Scoop - Apr 29, 2016

Get all the scoop on JANE THE VIRGIN, airing on THE CW on Monday, May 16, 2016! (more...)

BWW Review: Coachella Valley Repertory Scores Another Coup with its Production of 4000 MILESBWW Review: Coachella Valley Repertory Scores Another Coup with its Production of 4000 MILES
by Audrey Liebross - Apr 29, 2016

CVRep's current production, Amy Herzog's 4000 MILES, is a sweetly sentimental comedy with dramatic moments. Ron Celona's brilliant direction and the brilliant performances strike the perfect balance between humor and pathos. (more...)

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