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LES MIS Vs. PHANTOM Charity Concert GIG IN THE GARDEN Behind The Scenes
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 31, 2014

The annual charity soccer match featuring West End stalwarts from two long-running staples, LES MISERABLES and THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, along with numerous notable soccer stars playing side by side is set for August according to a new listing and a new video has been released in promotion of the GIG IN THE Garden concert from this weekend, as well. (more...)

THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: PETER PAN On TV, Mary Martin To Allison Williams
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 31, 2014

Today, in honor of NBC's hotly anticipated upcoming TV presentation of PETER PAN LIVE! set to star Allison Williams and Christopher Walken, we take a look back at the high flying history of the show. (more...)

Second Three Oaks Theater Festival Wraps This Weekend with HUGHIE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

The second season of the Three Oaks Theater Festival wraps up this weekend with Seanachai Theatre's Hughie, featuring Bard Armacost. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Iris Theatre's ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

After last summer's critical success with a promenade adaptation of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland, Iris Theatre are returning to the Gardens and grounds of St Paul's Church, Covent Garden for a sixth year of family-friendly theatre, and its sequel, Alice through the Looking Glass. Alice through the Looking Glass, by Lewis Carroll in a new adaptation by Daniel Winder and Candida Caldcott, will be presented from today, 30 July - Saturday 30 August. Press night is Monday 4 August at 7 pm. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the show below! (more...)

Houchen, Maitland, Naaman & More In MORE WORDS SHARED WITH FRIENDS, Leicester Square Theatre Lounge, Aug 10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

BWW reports on MORE WORDS SHARED WITH FRIENDS, an evening of new songwriting at the Leicester Square theatre Lounge, featuring songs with lyrics by Robert Gould performed by a cast of West End & Off West End vocalists. (more...)

Russell Peters Adds Two Shows at Comedy Works Landmark Village
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

Russell Peters will be touring straight off of NBC's Hit show, Last Comic Standing and the critically acclaimed movie, Chef, and of course, Netflix; Canada's number one stand-up export, RUSSELL PETERS returns with ALL NEW MATERIAL for his ALMOST FAMOUS WORLD TOUR. Featuring Russell's latest take on some of his favorite communities, jobs he can understand, cell phones, dating and his uncle who's never been punched in the mouth, plus Russell's signature lightning fast improv with the audience. (more...)

Boston's Museum of Science to Open 4-D Theater This August
by Movies News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

The Museum of Science, Boston today announced a new 4-D Theater will open on Friday, August 1, 2014. The 4-D Theater combines the visually captivating high definition capabilities of a 3-D film with special sensory effects (more...)

STAGE TUBE: LES MIS V PHANTOM - Gig In The Garden, Featuring Carrie Hope Fletcher!
by Stage Tube - Jul 30, 2014

On Sunday 27th July 2014, Lee Dillon-Stuart hosted 'Gig In The Garden' in support of Les Mis V Phantom, raising money for Cardiac Risk In The Young. Hear why some of the cast of Les Mis think you should come to the match, and hear Carrie Hope Fletcher perform! (more...)

Lincoln Center Extends Contract of Music Director Louis Langrée Through the 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

Jane Moss, Ehrenkranz Artistic Director of Lincoln Center and the Mostly Mozart Festival, announced today that Lincoln Center has extended the contract for Louis Langree, the Renee and Robert Belfer Music Director of the Mostly Mozart Festival and Orchestra through 2017. Maestro Langree made his Mostly Mozart Festival debut with the Festival Orchestra in 1998, and was named Music Director in 2002. The artistic partnership between Langree and the musicians of the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra has been an exceptionally inspired and 2017 will mark his 15th year as Music Director of the ensemble and the Festival. Under his musical leadership, the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra's stature and recognition as an outstanding ensemble has received extensive critical acclaim, and the orchestra's concerts are an annual highlight for summertime classical music lovers in New York City. In addition to its focus on the classical repertoire, concerts by the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra now regularly feature works from musical periods following Mozart including the 20th century and beyond. (more...)

The Ritz-Carlton, Boston Common, Inspired by the New My Sky Exhibition at Boston's Children's Museum, Takes You 'To The Moon and Back' With an Overnight Package That
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Inspired by Boston Children's Museum's upcoming My Sky exhibition [opening July 26th], The Ritz-Carlton, Boston Common is delighted to offer aspiring young astronomers an overnight suite package that takes them "To The Moon and Back." Just as the Museum's exhibition focuses on the Sun, Moon and stars above us, The Ritz-Carlton is encouraging families who reserve this package to look up at the sky and to appreciate and understand the fundamentals of astronomy. The luxury hotel package is also an extension of Ritz Kids, an engaging and immersive experience that builds upon the adventures of travel that young children and their families will treasure. Guided by playfulness and a sense of wonder, Ritz Kids is designed to delight with four key pillars of discovery including Water, Land, Environmental Responsibility and Culture. "To The Moon and Back" encourages exploration and discovery of Land and Sky and fosters interaction with the world in which young children live. (more...)

Cinedigm Signs Exclusive Genre Label Deal with Great Point Media Limited
by Movies News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Cinedigm Corp. (CIDM) and Robert Halmi Jr.'s Great Point Media announced today they have entered into a multi-picture distribution and production output deal. In this multi-year deal (more...)

Mandy Patinkin Coming Back to Broadway in 2015?
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra today announced that stage and screen star Mandy Patinkin just withdrew from an upcoming appearance on January 22, 2015 due to a scheduling conflict with an upcoming Broadway production. Patinkin has been replaced by Jason Alexander in the program, which will be held at Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Which show Patinkin will return to Broadway in has yet to be announced. (more...)

Anna Wilson Releases WHAT DID FRANCES FIND IN THE GARDEN?
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

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Bill Dvorak's Raft-Kayak-Fishing Expeditions Announces First Annual 'Green River Roustabout'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

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12 Miles North to Kick Off 8th Annual 'Take Me to the River' Festival, 9/6
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

12 Miles North today announced the lineup for its 8th Annual Take Me to the River Festival Music and Arts Festival, which will comprise 21 live concerts, two dance performances, over a dozen local food and beverage trucks, new art installations, and a plethora of fun, workshops and outdoor children's activities, September 6th 12:00 - 10:00pm. More than 2,000 people will gather to celebrate one of the final Festivals of the summer season. See below for complete program and ticket information. (more...)

NYC Artist Alexandre Arrechea to Appear in Pittsburgh 8/25-26 to Discuss His Public Art in NO LIMITS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announces Cuban-born artist and sculptor Alexandre Arrechea will be in Pittsburgh August 25 & 26, 2014, discussing his public artwork on view throughout downtown Pittsburgh through September 5, 2014. (more...)

51st Annual Uptown Art Fair Comes to Minneapolis, 8/1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The 2014 Uptown Art Fair is celebrating its 51 st year with an exciting lineup of nationally recognized artists, special performances, youth artists, a culinary arts competition and much more, including live transformations of cars into works of art. Minnesota's No. 1 art fair, attended by more than 375,000 people each year, will take place Aug. 1-3. (more...)

Indianapolis Museum of Art Presents Works of Georgia O'Keeffe and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

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Ellis Home and Garden Strengthens Business With Epicor Eagle
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

AUSTIN, TX - Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, today announced that Ellis Home and Garden, a family-owned home decor and Garden center, has selected Epicor Eagle lawn and Garden retail management software to optimize inventory management, boost repeat business and support long-term business growth. (more...)

Three's a Charm! Wyndham Hotels and Resorts Offers Three More Reasons to Stay
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

PARSIPPANY, NJ - For those who have yet to book their summer travel, the Wyndham Hotels and Resorts brand is offering three more reasons to book that trip right now: free breakfast, free Internet and 2,000 bonus Wyndham Rewards points. (more...)

Fiasco Theater's INTO THE WOODS Extends Through August at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

The Old Globe today announced additional performances for the second production of the 2014 Summer Season, Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Tony Award-winning musical Into the Woods, which made its World Premiere at The Old Globe in 1986. The production is an inventive reimagining by Fiasco Theater, directed by Noah Brody and Ben Steinfeld, in a production that originated at McCarter Theatre Center. By popular demand, it will now play through Sunday, August 17. Tickets for the extension will go on sale to the general public on Tuesday, July 29 at noon. (more...)

Exeter Northcott Theatre Announces Fall 2014 Season
by Jillian Gaier - Jul 28, 2014

Exeter Northcott Theatre has put its hardworking staff centre stage as it launches its autumn 2014 Season. To celebrate receiving Arts Council funding, the new brochure pays tribute to the fantastic team at the theatre as they make a trip back to the 1940s through the costume store. (more...)

Cape Rep Theatre to Welcome Omar Sharif, Jr. for LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA Garden Party, 8/22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Cape Rep Theatre will host "THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA" Garden Party with Special Guest, Omar Sharif, Jr., on Friday, August 22, 2014, at Cape Rep Indoor Theater, 3299 Rt. 6A, Brewster, MA, presented in partnership with the South Asian Arts Council. Enjoy cocktails and a reception under the tent with gourmet hors d'oeuvres catered by VERS Restaurant and Patisserie of Chatham; listen to human rights activist, actor and model, Omar Sharif, Jr., speak about his life and then, enjoy a performance of Cape Rep's summer musical, The Light in the Piazza. Tickets are $75. For reservations, and more information, contact Cape Rep's Box Office at 508-896-1888. www.caperep.org. (more...)

HGTV Announces Location of HGTV Urban Oasis 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

HGTV has chosen the vibrant city of Atlanta as home of the HGTV Urban Oasis 2014. (more...)

DIY Network's BLOG CABIN Debuts New Season Premiere with Sweepstakes
by TV News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

DIY Network's Blog Cabin, the first-ever interactive home-building television series, returns for its eighth season beginning tonight, Monday, July 28 at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

MCCC's Kelsey Theatre to Stage INTO THE WOODS, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR & More in 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Mercer County Community College's (MCCC) Kelsey Theatre is rolling out the classics for the 2014-15 season. Long-time theater lovers can revisit their favorite musicals and dramas, while younger audiences will have an opportunity to see the greats for the very first time. Twenty full-length dramas and musical productions come to the Kelsey stage, along with eight shows offered through the Kelsey Kids Series performed by traveling professional troupes and local companies. "Kiss Me, Kate" (Pinnworth Productions), based on Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew, kicks off the season Sept. 12 to 21. (more...)

ACN's Commitment to the Community Continues With New Sponsorship
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

ACN, Inc. was recently announced as the naming sponsor of the new Vegetable Garden at Carolinas Medical Center-NorthEast. CMC-NorthEast is a regional hospital in Concord, NC, located just around the corner from ACN's World Headquarters. (more...)

Diana Yu Releases SYLVIA'S GARDEN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

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Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: July 28- August 3
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 28, 2014

Later this week a star-studded revival returns to Broadway- YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU. Get your tickets now while you can! (more...)

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces an Annual Attendance of 6.2 Million
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced that 6.2 million people—from New York City, the tri-state area, across the United States, and 187 foreign countries—visited the Museum during the fiscal year that ended on June 30. For the third year in a row, attendance at the Museum has exceeded six million—the highest levels of visitorship since the Museum began tracking admission statistics more than 40 years ago. The number includes attendance at both the main building on Fifth Avenue and The Cloisters museum and Gardens in upper Manhattan, the branch of the Metropolitan devoted to the art and architecture of the Middle Ages. The Cloisters experienced a remarkable 50% increase in attendance in the past fiscal year, attracting nearly 350,000 visitors. (more...)

Lorna Luft Set to Tour UK in PUTTIN' ON THE RITZ
by Jillian Gaier - Jul 28, 2014

According to What's On Stage, Lorna Luft will be touring the UK with Spirit Productions' 'Puttin' On The Ritz' Tour. The tour starts in August 2014, playing venues such as Southend Cliffs Pavilion, Eastbourne Congress, Hall For Cornwall, Edinburgh Playhouse, Opera House Manchester, and Norwich Theatre Royal. (more...)

Hilton Revolutionizes Hotel Experience with Digital Check-In, Room Selection and Customization, and Check-Out across 650,000-Plus Rooms at More Than 4,000 Properties Worl
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

In a first for the hospitality industry, Hilton Worldwide today announced its guests will have unprecedented choice and control over their entire hotel stay with the ability to check-in and choose their exact room from digital floor plans, as well as customize their stay by purchasing upgrades and making special requests for items to be delivered to their room, on their mobile devices, tablets and computers. Guests also will be able to check-out using these personal technology devices. By the end of 2014, digital check-in and room selection will be available at more than 4,000 Hilton Worldwide properties across 11 brands in 80-plus countries via members' Hilton HHonors accounts. (more...)

Raleigh Little Theatre's 2014-15 Sutton Series Kicks Off with HAIRSPRAY, 8/22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Raleigh Little Theatre's 2014-15 Sutton Series begins with Hairspray, opening August 22nd. The musical is directed by LD Burris, a longtime member of Chuck Davis' African American Dance Ensemble, who last directed Once On This Island in 2012. (more...)

Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long-Running Hits - WICKED
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 28, 2014

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With several weeks until the craziness begins, there is plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's occupied theaters . BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's WICKED below! (more...)

General Director Plácido Domingo Announces the Members of the LA Opera's 2014-2015 Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist Program
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

After receiving a record-breaking 600 applications in a single season, General Director Plácido Domingo has selected ten new participants who will enter LA Opera's Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist Program in the 2014/15 season. Approximately 250 of the original applicants were selected to sing live semi-final auditions in Los Angeles and New York before a panel of LA Opera's music staff and artistic administration. From those auditions, 21 singers were invited to sing a final audition for Mr. Domingo, who made the ultimate selection of the incoming participants. (more...)

Lesli Margherita, Derek Klena and More Set for CABRILLO COAST-TO-COAST Benefit at The Triad, 8/4
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Lesli Margherita (Matilda, Zoro), Jenna Leigh Green (Wicked, Bare), Ashley Moniz (Sister Act, 9 to 5 National Tours), Derek Klena (Bridges of Madison County), Melissa Mitchell (LES MISERABLES), Catherine Ricafort (Cinderella, Mamma Mia!) and Steven Ferezy are among the Cabrillo Music Theatre alumni who will take part in Cabrillo Coast-to-Coast, August 4, 2014 at The Triad. (more...)

BWW Reviews: ADELAIDE INTERNATIONAL GUITAR FESTIVAL 2014: FESTIVAL GALA a Big Hit
by Barry Lenny - Jul 27, 2014

Three esteemed guitarists from different genres, Australia's favourite and sensational string quartet, and a superb young ensemble, all on the same bill. (more...)

Broadway Performers Lined Up for THE SONGS OF ANDERSON & PETTY at 54 Below, 8/23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents 'ANDERSON & PETTY and a host of Broadway performers' in 'THE SONGS OF ANDERSON & PETTY' on Saturday, August 23rd, 2014 at 11pm. Anderson & Petty, the transatlantic songwriting duo, present selections from their new song cycle, Lost, and also their recent album, 'You Are Home - The Songs of Anderson & Petty', which features both Broadway and West End stars including Frances Ruffelle, Coleen Sexton, Cynthia Erivo, Gina Beck and Autumn Hurlbert. (more...)

Die Wiener Staatsoper trauert um Carlo Bergonzi
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2014

Die Wiener Staatsoper trauert um Carlo Bergonzi, einen der bedeutendsten italienischen Tenore des 20. Jahrhunderts, der am Freitag, 25. Juli 2014 im Alter von 90 Jahren in Mailand verstorben ist. (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 27
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Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 27, 2014. (more...)

Photo Coverage: DESSA ROSE, Starring Erivo, Janson And More!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2014

Dessa Rose is based on the book by Sherley Anne Williams with lyrics by Lynn Ahrens and music by Stephen Flaherty (Ragtime, Once On This Island, Seussical and Rocky The Musical). As multiple award winners, and with nominations for Grammys, Academy Awards, and a Golden Globe, this musical collaboration is spectacular. (more...)

OSF to Host Shakespeare on the Road Travelers, 7/28-8/1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2014

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) will host four Shakespeare on the Road travelers July 28-August 1, 2014, as part of the group's 60-day, 10,000-mile road trip to 14 Shakespeare festivals in the U.S. and Canada to celebrate the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare's birth. During their Ashland visit, Shakespeare on the Road members will get an in-depth look at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, both on stage and behind the scenes. (more...)

Photo Flash: Andrew R. Heinze's MOSES, THE AUTHOR to Play FringeNYC, 8/10-23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2014

MOSES, THE AUTHOR, a world premiere comedy by Andrew R. Heinze, will be presented as part of the 18th Annual New York International Fringe Festival - FringeNYC, held this year from August 8th - 24th. Directed by Drama Desk Award-winner Amy Wright,MOSES, THE AUTHOR will play five performances at 'Fringe Venue #17,' The Players Theatre (115 MacDougal) - on Sunday, 8/10 at 2:15pm; Wednesday, 8/13 at 9:45pm; Sat, 8/20 at 2pm; Thursday, 8/21 at 9pm; and Saturday, 8/23 at 9:15pm. Tickets for FringeNYC productions are $18 and are on sale now. For information/tickets to all FringeNYC productions, visit www.FringeNYC.org or call 866-468-7619. (more...)

Regen Projects Presents Doug Aitken's STILL LIFE, 9/6-10/11
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2014

Regen Projects presents Still Life, an exhibition of new work by Los Angeles-based artist Doug Aitken. Spanning a variety of media encompassing photography, sculpture, publications, sound, and single and multi-channel video installations, Aitken's work explores the modern landscape and posits possibilities for new uncharted frontiers. This exhibition, the artist's fourth solo presentation at Regen Projects, will feature an installation of new sculptural objects within a labyrinthine space designed to create an experience of unexpected encounters and a sense of mystery and discovery for the viewer to navigate. (more...)

Cartoon Network at the San Diego Comic-Con
by TV News Desk - Jul 26, 2014

Today at Comic-Con® International: San Diego 2014 Cartoon Network was busy, busy, busy hosting panels and signings for Uncle Grandpa,Clarence and Adventure Time. (more...)

Peninsula Players' THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP Opens 7/30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

The frighteningly funny farce "The Mystery of Irma Vep- A Penny Dreadful" by Charles Ludlam opens July 30 at Peninsula Players Theatre, America's oldest professional resident summer theater and Door County's theatrical icon. The Drama Desk-and Obie Award-winning comedy is a true mix of Victorian gothic romance and Universal monster movies. (more...)

Dr. Seuss' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! Will Play Theater at Madison Square Garden this Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

MSG Entertainment will present Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical at the Theater at Madison Square Garden beginning Friday, December 5 through Sunday, December 28. The limited engagement in New York City has been called "100 times better than any bedside story," by The New York Times. The classic Christmas story by Dr. Seuss springs to life on stage bringing the spirit of the holiday season to children and adults alike. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Wednesday, August 20 at 10:00AM. (more...)

Chris Noth and Fritz Weaver Join LINCOLN'S FAVORITE SHAKESPEARE Benefit Performance in MA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Acclaimed actors Chris Noth and Fritz Weaver join the cast of Lincoln's Favorite Shakespeare with John Douglas Thompson and Kathleen Chalfant. On August 14 at 4pm at the Fitzpatrick Main Stage, this noted quartet of actors are donating their performances to the event and will present scenes and soliloquies known and loved by Abraham Lincoln from the canon of Shakespeare with a reception immediately following at Chesterwood. (more...)

LIEWE HEKSIE Celebrates Mandela Day
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Lefra Productions, in association with East Rand Stereo and Life Springs Parkland Clinic, celebrated Mandela Day by inviting Verna Vels's beloved Liewe Heksie into the 'real world'. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside ALIENS LOVE UNDERPANTS Gala Performance at Leicester Square Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Based on the hugely successful children's book by Claire Freedman and Ben Cort, ALIENS LOVE UNDERPANTS will premiere in the West End at Leicester Square Theatre through Sunday 31 August, following a highly acclaimed UK tour. A Gala Press Performance was held 2.00pm on Sunday 20 July - check out a look back below! (more...)

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