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FOX Renews Drama Series BONES for 11th SeasonFOX Renews Drama Series BONES for 11th Season
by TV News Desk - May 8, 2015

FOX has greenlit an 11th season of its procedural drama BONES. In addition, the show's stars, David Boreanaz and Emily Deschanel, have signed on. (more...)

Review Roundup: Encores! ZORBA! Opens at the City CenterReview Roundup: Encores! ZORBA! Opens at the City Center
by Review Roundups - May 7, 2015

Zorba!, directed by Walter Bobbie (Chicago) and choreographed by Josh Rhodes (Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella) with musical direction by Rob Berman, is the final production of New York City Center's 2015 Encores! season. The show opened last night, May 6 and runs through May 10, 2015. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

They Might Be Giants Perform on Last Night's CONANThey Might Be Giants Perform on Last Night's CONAN
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

Grammy-winning They Might Be Giants' latest rock album Glean is a collection from their 2015 Dial-A-Song re-launch. (more...)

The Western Wind Ensemble to Performance at West End Theatre, 5/28-31The Western Wind Ensemble to Performance at West End Theatre, 5/28-31
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2015

THE WESTERN WIND ENSEMBLE, the award-winning vocal sextet, is pleased to announce their upcoming performances of Orazio Vecchi'sL'AMFIPARNASO directed by Gama Valle. L'AMFIPARNASO will play a four performances only at The West End Theatre (263 west 86th Street New York, NY 10024). Performances are a preview on Thursday, May 28th at 8:00pm, Friday, May 29th at 8:00pm, Saturday, May 30th at 8:00pm and Sunday, May 31st at 8:00pm. (more...)

BWW Review: SATCHMO AT THE WALDORF Offers an Insightful Look at the Jazz Icon's Remarkable LifeBWW Review: SATCHMO AT THE WALDORF Offers an Insightful Look at the Jazz Icon's Remarkable Life
by Shari Barrett - May 28, 2015

John Douglas Thompson gives a tour de force multiple-character solo performance in SATCHMO AT THE WALDORF at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. It is easy to see why the New York Times described Thompson as one of the most compelling classical stage actors of his generation after witnessing his remarkable ability to totally transform himself into three very distinct and richly defined characters: jazz great Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong, his mob-connected and career-long manager Joe Glaser, and fellow jazz musician Miles Davis. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - SMASH Star Katharine McPhee Releases 'Lick My Lips' Music VideoVIDEO: First Look - SMASH Star Katharine McPhee Releases 'Lick My Lips' Music Video
by TV News Desk - May 26, 2015

'Smash' star Katharine McPhee returns to the music scene with her new song, 'Lick My Lips' which is set to lead her upcoming third studio album. (more...)

BWW Reviews: SMALL WORLD: A FANTASIA at Penguin Repertory TheatreBWW Reviews: SMALL WORLD: A FANTASIA at Penguin Repertory Theatre
by Peter Danish - May 26, 2015

Disney and Stravinsky clash over Fantasia! (more...)

BWW Recap: Murin, Schumer, THE BACHELORETTE; What More do you Want?BWW Recap: Murin, Schumer, THE BACHELORETTE; What More do you Want?
by Patti Murin - May 26, 2015

And it's officially Week Two of (The Search For Someone to Spend the Next Three to Six Months With But If You Last Longer Then You Have to Get Married On TV For Millions of Dollars Because You Quit Your Job to Go On) The Bachelorette! I raise my glass of some sort of yummy Greek white wine to all of you for watching, or just reading this recap in lieu of watching. It takes a village, people! (more...)

Katharine McPhee Officially Announces Upcoming Album 'Hysteria'; Talks SMASH ReunionKatharine McPhee Officially Announces Upcoming Album 'Hysteria'; Talks SMASH Reunion
by TV News Desk - May 26, 2015

In a new interview out today on Billboard, SMASH star Katharine McPhee has officially announced her upcoming third studio album 'Hysteria,' dropping July 21st. (more...)

BWW TV: Tony Nominess Gather to Toast the Creative Arts at DESIGNED TO CELEBRATE!BWW TV: Tony Nominess Gather to Toast the Creative Arts at DESIGNED TO CELEBRATE!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 22, 2015

Earlier this week, the theatre community gathered at Hudson Terrace to celebrate the nominees for 2015 Creative Arts Tony Awards at 'Designed to Celebrate.' BroadwayWorld was there for the big night to chat with this season's creative Geniuses, and you can check out interviews with all of the attendees below! (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Geniuses Unite! Lin-Manuel Miranda Hosts Talkback with John Kander at THE VISIT- Part 2BWW TV Exclusive: Geniuses Unite! Lin-Manuel Miranda Hosts Talkback with John Kander at THE VISIT- Part 2
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 22, 2015

The Visit, recently nominated for 5 Tony Awards including Best Musical, just hosted a conversation with two iconic composers following Wednesday night's performance. Tony Award-winning composer of The Visit, John Kander, sat down with Tony Award winning composer of the upcoming Broadway musical Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda to chat about his writing process, working without Fred Ebb, finally bringing the show to Broadway, and so much more. Check out Part 2 of the conversation below! Click here to catch up on Part1. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Geniuses Unite! Lin-Manuel Miranda Hosts Talkback with John Kander at THE VISIT- Part 1BWW TV Exclusive: Geniuses Unite! Lin-Manuel Miranda Hosts Talkback with John Kander at THE VISIT- Part 1
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 21, 2015

The Visit, recently nominated for 5 Tony Awards including Best Musical, just  hosted a conversation with two iconic composers following last night's performance. Tony Award-winning composer of The Visit, John Kander, sat down with Tony Award winning composer of the upcoming Broadway musical Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda to chat about his writing process, working without Fred Ebb, finally bringing the show to Broadway, and more. Check out Part 1 of the conversation below! (more...)

The Vanguard to Present Amy & David Sedaris' THE BOOK OF LIZ, 6/12-28The Vanguard to Present Amy & David Sedaris' THE BOOK OF LIZ, 6/12-28
by Carol Kassie - May 19, 2015

Amy and David Sedaris individually are two of America's premier comic Geniuses.  Together, as The Talent Family, they are responsible for such witty, clever, and often downright hilarious productions as Stitches, One Woman Shoe, Stump the Host, Incident at Cobbler's Knob and The Book of Liz. (more...)

Scoop: SCORPION on CBS - Monday, June 8, 2015Scoop: SCORPION on CBS - Monday, June 8, 2015
by TV Scoop - May 18, 2015

Get all the scoop on SCORPION, airing on CBS on Monday, June 8, 2015! (more...)

Scoop: 500 QUESTIONS on ABC - Tuesday, May 26, 2015Scoop: 500 QUESTIONS on ABC - Tuesday, May 26, 2015
by - May 15, 2015

Get all the scoop on 500 QUESTIONS, airing on ABC on Tuesday, May 26, 2015! (more...)

Scoop: 500 QUESTIONS on ABC - Thursday, May 21, 2015Scoop: 500 QUESTIONS on ABC - Thursday, May 21, 2015
by - May 14, 2015

Get all the scoop on 500 QUESTIONS, airing on ABC on Thursday, May 21, 2015! (more...)

Scoop: 500 QUESTIONS on ABC - Wednesday, May 20, 2015Scoop: 500 QUESTIONS on ABC - Wednesday, May 20, 2015
by TV Scoop - May 13, 2015

Get all the scoop on 500 QUESTIONS, airing on ABC on Wednesday, May 20, 2015! (more...)

BWW Reviews: RUDDIGORE (OR THE WITCH'S CURSE) , Bridewell Theatre, June 6 2015BWW Reviews: RUDDIGORE (OR THE WITCH'S CURSE) , Bridewell Theatre, June 6 2015
by Gary Naylor - Jun 9, 2015

Gary Naylor sees a marvellous performance of Ruddigore, fast becoming his favourite Gilbert and Sullivan, the magnificent songs given full value. (more...)

David Bryan Rocks THE TOXIC AVENGER Showstopper Live At 54 BelowDavid Bryan Rocks THE TOXIC AVENGER Showstopper Live At 54 Below
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 8, 2015

THE TOXIC AVENGER returns with the composer in tow! (more...)

GENIUSES by Neil W. Flanzraich is ReleasedGENIUSES by Neil W. Flanzraich is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

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Six Women Selected to Participate in the Inaugural Season of The Institute for Women Conductors at The Dallas OperaSix Women Selected to Participate in the Inaugural Season of The Institute for Women Conductors at The Dallas Opera
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2015

 The Dallas Opera is proud to announce the names of the six distinguished professionals selected to participate in the inaugural session of the Institute for Women Conductors at The Dallas Opera: (more...)

Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross to Host BET AWARDS 2015Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross to Host BET AWARDS 2015
by TV News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

BET Networks, a unit of Viacom Inc. (VIAB, VIA), today revealed Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross as hosts for this year's 'BET Awards' 2015 airing live on Sunday, June 28 at 8pm/ET on BET from the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles, CA. (more...)

BWW Previews: TASTE ASIA 6/26 to 6/27 and Best NYC Asian Restaurant ContestBWW Previews: TASTE ASIA 6/26 to 6/27 and Best NYC Asian Restaurant Contest
by Marina Kennedy - Jun 3, 2015

Read about Taste Asia Food Fest happening in Times Square on 6/26 and 6/27. Also, enter to win some incredible prizes in the 'Best NYC Asian Restaurants' contest. (more...)

BWW Interviews:  TASTE ASIA Takes Over Times Square, 6/26-27BWW Interviews: TASTE ASIA Takes Over Times Square, 6/26-27
by Marina Kennedy - Jun 21, 2015

Visit the Taste Asia Food Fest in Times Square this weekend, 6/26 and 6/27 for delicious and fun events. (more...)

Inside Rehearsals For NYC Return Of THE TOXIC AVENGERInside Rehearsals For NYC Return Of THE TOXIC AVENGER
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 2, 2015

THE TOXIC AVENGER returns! (more...)

Katharine McPhee Says She Worked with Sia on 'Mature' New Album HYSTERIAKatharine McPhee Says She Worked with Sia on 'Mature' New Album HYSTERIA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

As previously reported, SMASH star Katharine McPhee -- who just graced Broadway in BOMBSHELL's one-night-only benefit -- will release her new album HYSTERIA on July 24th. Now, Entertainment Weekly writes that the singer spent some time working with Sia and Florence & the Machine's Isabella Machine on the project. (more...)

Liberty Science Center Names Fabiano Caruana, Highest Rated American Chess Player Ever and Third Highest Rated Player in History, as LSC Visiting GrandmasterLiberty Science Center Names Fabiano Caruana, Highest Rated American Chess Player Ever and Third Highest Rated Player in History, as LSC Visiting Grandmaster
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2015

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STRYKE Industries and Scorpion Computer Services Award Winning ScenGen Software Selected by SOCOM (Special Operations Command) for Live Experiment on Army BaseSTRYKE Industries and Scorpion Computer Services Award Winning ScenGen Software Selected by SOCOM (Special Operations Command) for Live Experiment on Army Base
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2015

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Review Roundup: Ed Helms Takes on VACATION FranchiseReview Roundup: Ed Helms Takes on VACATION Franchise
by Movies News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

As part of NATIONAL LAMPOON'S VACATION series, the fifth theatrical and seventh total installment, titled VACATION, enters theaters today.  (more...)

THE CBS DREAM TEAM, IT'S EPIC! Adds 2 New Series for Season 3THE CBS DREAM TEAM, IT'S EPIC! Adds 2 New Series for Season 3
by TV News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

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BWW Reviews: Tziporela's ODD BIRDZ is Funny as EverBWW Reviews: Tziporela's ODD BIRDZ is Funny as Ever
by David Clarke - Jul 25, 2015

The Birdz are back by popular demand, and they're as funny as ever. Last October, I had the pleasure of reviewing Tziporela's ODD BIRDZ, when the hilarious sketch comedy troupe made their US Debut at New York City's The Player's Theatre. While back with the same show, some bits have been tweaked and expanded. Whether you saw them in 2014 or not, Tziporela's ODD BIRDZ is sure to have you bowled over with laughter. (more...)

Scoop: SCORPION on CBS - Tuesday, August 4, 2015Scoop: SCORPION on CBS - Tuesday, August 4, 2015
by TV Scoop - Jul 17, 2015

Get all the scoop on SCORPION, airing on CBS on Tuesday, August 4, 2015! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 7/14/2015 - NPH Judges AMERICA'S GOT TALENT and More!WAKE UP with BWW 7/14/2015 - NPH Judges AMERICA'S GOT TALENT and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jul 14, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Neil Patrick Harris guest judges on AMERICA'S GOT TALENT tonight! (more...)

VIDEO: Ethel Merman, David Merrick & More in Rare Footage from Original GYPSY RehearsalVIDEO: Ethel Merman, David Merrick & More in Rare Footage from Original GYPSY Rehearsal
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 13, 2015

Professional writer, playwright and lyricist, Stephen B. Crowley has shared astounding footage of the original 1959 production of GYPSY in rehearsal. (more...)

Scoop: SCORPION on CBS - Monday, August 3, 2015Scoop: SCORPION on CBS - Monday, August 3, 2015
by TV Scoop - Jul 13, 2015

Get all the scoop on SCORPION, airing on CBS on Monday, August 3, 2015! (more...)

'That's So Raven' Star Anneliese van der Pol to Lead LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at Sharon Playhouse'That's So Raven' Star Anneliese van der Pol to Lead LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at Sharon Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2015

Sharon Playhouse, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Simpkins and Managing Director Justin Ball, will present TV's Disney Channel star of "That's So Raven" Anneliese van der Pol as Audrey in the award-winning musical comedy Little Shop of Horrors on the Mainstage from August 13-30. (more...)

DEANO AND NIGE'S BEST LAST DAY EVER Coming to VOD & DVDDEANO AND NIGE'S BEST LAST DAY EVER Coming to VOD & DVD
by Movies News Desk - Aug 5, 2015

Vega Baby Releasing has announced today that they have acquired North American DVD and VOD rights to the comedy DEANO AND NIGE'S BEST LAST DAY EVER (more...)

CHF to Host Benefit Evening & Public Program with Walter Isaacson, 9/15CHF to Host Benefit Evening & Public Program with Walter Isaacson, 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2015

Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) has announced its 26th Annual Benefit Evening on Tuesday, September 15 at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago (N Michigan Ave at Delaware Pl). The Benefit Evening will feature author and Aspen Institute president Walter Isaacson in conversation with Mellody Hobson, president, Ariel Investments. Isaacson will participate in the CHF Benefit Evening following a public program at 5:30 p.m. the Fourth Presbyterian Church of Chicago (126 E Chestnut St). Proceeds from both programs will directly advance the CHF's mission to create opportunities for people of all ages to support, enjoy, and explore the humanities. Additionally, proceeds from the event's paddle raise will support CHF's EdLab education and outreach initiatives. (more...)

Colony Theatre Company to Stage West Coast Premiere of THE BEST ENEMIES, Begin. 9/16Colony Theatre Company to Stage West Coast Premiere of THE BEST ENEMIES, Begin. 9/16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

The Colony Theatre is thrilled to present the second production of its 41st season, the West Coast Premiere of THE BEST OF ENEMIES by Mark St. Germain, directed by David Rose.  THE BEST OF ENEMIES will preview on Wednesday, September 16; Thursday, September 17; and Friday, September 18 at 8:00pm. It will open on Saturday, September 19 at 8:00pm and continue through Sunday, October 18. (more...)

Newnan Theatre Company's THE WIZARD OF OZ Begins 9/3Newnan Theatre Company's THE WIZARD OF OZ Begins 9/3
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2015

On August 15, 1939, 'The Wizard of Oz' premiered in Hollywood while 10,000 fans lined the streets. Two days later it opened to the public, and the film industry changed forever. Every generation since has loved this film. A few found it terrifying. But no one has forgotten it. (more...)

SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER, THE TWILIGHT ZONE & More Round Out Theater Schmeater's 2015 SeasonSUDDENLY LAST SUMMER, THE TWILIGHT ZONE & More Round Out Theater Schmeater's 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

As summer wanes and autumn beckons, Theater Schmeater is charging forward with four months of varied and original entertainment, including a devastating (and rarely seen) Tennessee Williams drama, two world premieres by Seattle playwrights, and a return to one of the best-loved of all shows from the Golden Age of Television. (more...)

Audra McDonald and ABT to Join the LA Phil at The Hollywood Bowl Next MonthAudra McDonald and ABT to Join the LA Phil at The Hollywood Bowl Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

Los Angeles is in for a treat next month! Tony and Grammy-winner Audra McDonald comes to the Hollywood Bowl to sing classics from Broadway and the American Songbook with the Los Angeles Philharmonic under the direction of Bramwell Tovey, Tuesday and Thursday, September 1 and 3, at 8 pm. Audiences on both nights will be entertained by McDonald singing famous tunes by Rodgers and Hammerstein, Mancini and Mercer, and others. The evenings also feature gifted American Ballet Theatre dancers on stage to bring Bernstein's Fancy Free to life performing Jerome Robbins' 1944 choreography. (more...)

Lefont Film Society to Welcome 'DISCOVER DAVINCI & MICHELANGEO' to Lefont Theatre, 8/29 & 31Lefont Film Society to Welcome 'DISCOVER DAVINCI & MICHELANGEO' to Lefont Theatre, 8/29 & 31
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

The Lefont Film Society welcomes 'Discover DaVinci & Michelangelo: Side by Side' Performance.  This original, national touring theater performance makes its Atlanta debut at the Lefont Theaters in Sandy Springs for two shows only on Sat. August 29th and 10:30am and Monday, Aug. 31st at 7:30pm for an evening performance. (more...)

Chicago Humanities Festival Sets Complete Schedule for 26th Fall Season, CITIZENSChicago Humanities Festival Sets Complete Schedule for 26th Fall Season, CITIZENS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

The Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) announced today the complete schedule for the 26th Fall Festival, 130 events which will explore the theme of Citizens, Oct. 24-Nov. 8, 2015 at venues across Chicago. (more...)

UPTOWN NIGHTS, TO THE LIGHT Reading, Film Screenings and More Set for Harlem Stage's Fall 2015 SeasonUPTOWN NIGHTS, TO THE LIGHT Reading, Film Screenings and More Set for Harlem Stage's Fall 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

Over the course of 30 years, Harlem Stage has become one of the nation's leading arts organizations, achieving this distinction by commissioning, developing, producing and presenting innovative works by visionary artists of color. Their Fall 2015 season offers a variety of events, including free neighborhood concerts and ticketed headlining events, as well as lectures and roundtable discussions that advance deeper engagement with Harlem Stage's audience. All will take place in the state-of-the art flexible performance space, the Harlem Stage Gatehouse. (more...)

Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives to Play Pepperdine's Smothers Theatre, 9/17Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives to Play Pepperdine's Smothers Theatre, 9/17
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Five-time Grammy-winning Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives bring their signature blend of blues, gospel, and rock 'n' roll to Smothers Theatre at Pepperdine University on Thursday, September 17 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Lauren Marcus, Ryan Vona and More in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at Sharon PlayhousePhoto Flash: First Look at Lauren Marcus, Ryan Vona and More in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at Sharon Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

Lauren Marcus, recently seen in Two River Theater's world premiere production of Be More Chill, takes over the role of Audrey in Little Shop of Horrors at Sharon Playhouse. Anneliese van der Pol was unable to continue with the production due to a family emergency.  Check out a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Ryan Vona and Lauren Marcus Lead LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, Beginning Tonight at Sharon PlayhouseRyan Vona and Lauren Marcus Lead LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, Beginning Tonight at Sharon Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

Little Shop of Horrors runs tonight, August 13, through August 30 at Sharon Playhouse. (more...)

Anneliese van der Pol Departs Sharon Playhouse's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORSAnneliese van der Pol Departs Sharon Playhouse's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2015

Lauren Marcus, recently seen in Two River Theater's world premiere production of Be More Chill, will take over the role of Audrey in Little Shop of Horrors at Sharon Playhouse.  Anneliese van der Pol was unable to continue with the production due to a family emergency. (more...)

Peter Cetera, Chicago Frontman and Solo Star Returns to Paramount for One Night OnlyPeter Cetera, Chicago Frontman and Solo Star Returns to Paramount for One Night Only
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2015

With his unmistakable tenor voice, legendary songwriting skills and bass guitar chops to boot, Chicago frontman and solo star Peter Cetera defines an entire era of American rock music. (more...)

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