Carmen Dillon and More to Be Inducted into Art Directors Guild Hall of Fame This WinterCarmen Dillon and More to Be Inducted into Art Directors Guild Hall of Fame This Winter
by TV News Desk - Sep 9, 2015

Four legendary women -- Production Designer Carmen Dillon, Production and Costume Designer Patricia Norris, Art Director and Set Designer Dorothea Holt Redmond and Illustrator Dianne Wager -- will be inducted into the Art Directors Guild (ADG) Hall of Fame at the Guild's 20th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards, it was announced today by ADG Council Chairwoman Marcia Hinds and Awards Executive Producer James Pearse Connelly. The ceremony will be held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 31, 2016. (more...)

'THERE'S NEVER A GAVIN', ANTEBELLUM and More Among Atlantic's 2015-16 'Amplified' Reading Series'THERE'S NEVER A GAVIN', ANTEBELLUM and More Among Atlantic's 2015-16 'Amplified' Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2015

Atlantic Theater Company just announced the lineup for its 2015-16 Amplified Reading Series. (more...)

BWW Interview: Trisha Rapier Brings FORBIDDEN BROADWAY from NYC to Costa MesaBWW Interview: Trisha Rapier Brings FORBIDDEN BROADWAY from NYC to Costa Mesa
by Michael L. Quintos - Sep 28, 2015

To kick off Segerstrom Center for the Arts' brand new 2015-2016 Spotlight Series, the O.C. theatrical institution will welcome cast members of the Tony Award-winning New York company of the hysterical FORBIDDEN BROADWAY for the show's latest touring incarnation entitled Alive and Kicking! for a limited four-performance engagement at the Center's Samueli Theater from October 1-4. One of the show's longtime stalwarts is Trisha Rapier, a 12-year veteran of the show who also happens to hail from Orange County! She agreed to answer a few questions from BWW So. Cal. contributing editor Michael L. Quintos before her O.C. homecoming. (more...)

THE SCREENWRITER'S DAUGHTER Begins Next Month at Leicester Square TheatreTHE SCREENWRITER'S DAUGHTER Begins Next Month at Leicester Square Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2015

The Screenwriter's Daughter, a new American play about the life of the illustrious Hollywood icon, Ben Hecht, as seen through the tempestuous relationship between Ben and his free-spirited, young, 60s generation daughter Jenny, will get its European premiere in a five-week season in the Lounge at Leicester Square Theatre from Wednesday 28 October. (more...)

Jason Alexander, Pink Martini, Lea Salonga and More Set for Cincinnati Pops' 2015-16 SeasonJason Alexander, Pink Martini, Lea Salonga and More Set for Cincinnati Pops' 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2015

?The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra and Conductor John Morris Russell are delighted to announce the Pops' 2015-2016 season at Cincinnati Music Hall, the fifth under the direction of Mr. Russell. The season, presented by PNC along with the Pops Artist Series Sponsor, The Otto M. Budig Family Foundation, features exciting guest artist debuts, alongside the return of the best genres and artists that have built the Pops into an American icon. (more...)

EBT & MAC to Present MOONLIGHT AND MAGNOLIASEBT & MAC to Present MOONLIGHT AND MAGNOLIAS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2015

Eastbound Theatre, a division of the Milford Arts Council, is excited to present the first show of its 22nd season, the hilarious comedy, Moonlight and Magnolias, by Ron Hutchinson, directed by Richard Mancini.  (more...)

Davidson Community Players to Present DON'T CRY FOR MEDavidson Community Players to Present DON'T CRY FOR ME
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2015

The biggest movie of all time has a producer, director, actors but no script! Join Davidson Community Players this October as they present the hilarious comedy, Don't Cry for Me, Margaret Mitchell, by Charlotte-based playwrights Duke Ernsberger and Virginia Cate. (more...)

Sinatra, Carole King, Billy Joel, Cirque and More Highlight Philly POPS' 2015-16 SeasonSinatra, Carole King, Billy Joel, Cirque and More Highlight Philly POPS' 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2015

From swingin' Sinatra to Carole King chart-toppers, from Billy Joel hits to Broadway showstoppers and aerial flyers, The Philly POPS' 37th season features all of this and more! The nationally recognized Philly POPS Music Director Michael Krajewski continues to work his magic and thrill audiences as he plans a dazzling new lineup of performances for the 2015-2016 Season. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 10/04/2015Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 10/04/2015
by BWW - Oct 4, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/04/2015 for New Jersey (more...)

NJPAC to Present Richard Nader's 27th Annual Summer Doo Wop Concert This JuneNJPAC to Present Richard Nader's 27th Annual Summer Doo Wop Concert This June
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) located at 1 Center Street in Newark, New Jersey is proud to present for the first time Richard Nader's 27th Annual Summer Doo Wop Concert. (more...)

Darius Campbell Confirmed To Star Opposite Sheridan Smith In FUNNY GIRL!Darius Campbell Confirmed To Star Opposite Sheridan Smith In FUNNY GIRL!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2015

The Menier Chocolate Factory today announces full casting for their production of Funny Girl. Joining Sheridan Smith as Fanny Brice are Valda Aviks (Mrs O'Malley), Natasha J Barnes (Emma/Mrs Meeker), Darius Campbell (Nick), Marilyn Cutts (Mrs Brice), Maurice Lane (Mr Keeney), Bruce Montague (Ziegfeld), Joel Montague (Eddie), Gay Soper (Mrs Strakosh); withEmma Caffrey, Matthew Croke, Joelle Dyson, Rebecca Fennelly, Luke Fetherston, Leah Harris, Kelly Homewood, Sammy Kelly and Stuart Ramsay completing the ensemble. (more...)

HUNGER GAMES Composer James Newton Howard Honored at HOLLYWOOD IN VIENNA TonightHUNGER GAMES Composer James Newton Howard Honored at HOLLYWOOD IN VIENNA Tonight
by Movies News Desk - Oct 15, 2015

Founder and CEO of 'Hollywood in Vienna' Sandra Tomek is excited to welcome distinguished composer James Newton Howard as the guest of honor and recipient of the Max Steiner Film Music Achievement Award. The annual film music gala 'Hollywood in Vienna,' now in its eighth year, will take place tonight and tomorrow, October 15th and 16th, 2015 at the historic Wiener Konzerthaus (Vienna Concert Hall) in Vienna, Austria. (more...)

Taylor Dayne Joins Cast of Dee Snider's ROCK AND ROLL CHRISTMAS TALETaylor Dayne Joins Cast of Dee Snider's ROCK AND ROLL CHRISTMAS TALE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

Starvox Entertainment and John Yonover/Revonoy Productions today announced the casting and creative details for Dee Snider's Rock & Roll Christmas Tale, written by and starring Twisted Sister front man Dee Snider. Snider will be joined by singer/songwriter recording sensation, Taylor Dayne, along with eleven other acclaimed Toronto "triple threat" actors-musicians-singers who will perform in the highly anticipated Christmas musical on stage at the Winter Garden Theatre (189 Yonge Street) from Nov. 17, 2015 to Jan. 3, 2016. (more...)

SOUND OF MUSIC, WIZARD OF OZ Among 25 Most Re-Watchable Movies of All TimeSOUND OF MUSIC, WIZARD OF OZ Among 25 Most Re-Watchable Movies of All Time
by TV News Desk - Oct 13, 2015

The folks at Five Thirty Eight recently conducted a SurveyMonkey poll to find out what are the 25 Most Rewatchable movies of all time. (more...)

Madison Square Garden Company Appoints Colin Ingram as EVP of MSG ProductionsMadison Square Garden Company Appoints Colin Ingram as EVP of MSG Productions
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

The Madison Square Garden Company (NYSE: MSG) has announced that Colin Ingram has been named executive vice president of MSG Productions. Mr. Ingram, a distinguished entertainment executive with more than two decades of experience in developing and managing theatrical productions, will join MSG after serving as CEO of Colin Ingram Limited, an independent theatre production company, which he founded 10 years ago. (more...)

Richard Todd Adams, Jennifer Hope Wills and More Set for RIVERSIDE GOES TO HOLLYWOOD, 11/21Richard Todd Adams, Jennifer Hope Wills and More Set for RIVERSIDE GOES TO HOLLYWOOD, 11/21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2015

Allen D. Cornell, Riverside Theatre's Producing Artistic Director, and Ken Clifton, Riverside's Musical Director, have teamed up again to create a special theatrical event showcasing some of the most beloved music from the films of Hollywood. Riverside Goes To Hollywood takes place on the Stark Stage on Thursday, November 19 and Saturday, November 21, 2015. (more...)

BWW Reviews: GOOD PEOPLE at Elmwood Playhouse, NyackBWW Reviews: GOOD PEOPLE at Elmwood Playhouse, Nyack
by Peter Danish - Nov 27, 2015

Elmwood's new production of GOOD PEOPLE is a wonderful evening of provocative questions about our class system, about the role that luck plays in our successes, and ultimately how much choice we all really have in our lives. (more...)

BWW Review: THE SCREENWRITER'S DAUGHTER, Leicester Square Theatre Lounge, November 1 2015BWW Review: THE SCREENWRITER'S DAUGHTER, Leicester Square Theatre Lounge, November 1 2015
by Gary Naylor - Nov 2, 2015

Gary Naylor sees the European premiere of a play that has plenty to interest the audience, but not quite enough to engage it. (more...)

GIGI's Vanessa Hudgens Calls Musical Role 'Empowering'; Watch Her Visit on 'Today'GIGI's Vanessa Hudgens Calls Musical Role 'Empowering'; Watch Her Visit on 'Today'
by TV News Desk - May 29, 2015

The 26-year-old stopped by TODAY to explain how she balances her social life with her rigorous eight performances a week. (more...)

GIGI's Vanessa Hudgens Reveals She Always 'Wanted to Play a Prostitute'GIGI's Vanessa Hudgens Reveals She Always 'Wanted to Play a Prostitute'
by Movies News Desk - May 29, 2015

In the May issue of Social Life Magazine, Vanessa Hudgens discusses making her Broadway debut in the title role of GIGI. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch GIGI Star Corey Cott Sing 'Gigi' Onstage!STAGE TUBE: Watch GIGI Star Corey Cott Sing 'Gigi' Onstage!
by Stage Tube - May 28, 2015

Thank Heaven for Corey Cott! Watch the latest video from Gigi, in which Corey Cott sings the title song from the Broadway musical Gigi, below! (more...)

BWW TV: Thank Heaven for Corey Cott! Watch Him Sing from GIGI at Stars in the AlleyBWW TV: Thank Heaven for Corey Cott! Watch Him Sing from GIGI at Stars in the Alley
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 27, 2015

STARS IN THE ALLEY, presented by United Airlines, was held earlier today, May 27th in Shubert Alley, between Broadway and 8th Avenue and 44th and 45th Streets. Hosted by HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH's Darren Criss, Broadway's best turned out for the annual performance - including GIGI's Corey Cott, who performed the show's title number- check it out below! (more...)

Discovery Family to Launch New YouTube Channel KIDS KUTSDiscovery Family to Launch New YouTube Channel KIDS KUTS
by TV News Desk - May 26, 2015

CALLING ALL KIDS! Discovery Family Channel (DFC) today announced it is launching its own YouTube portal for its 'KIDS KUTS' CLASSIC FILM SERIES. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Pandora's Delightful YANK! Closes Out 2014-2015 SeasonBWW Reviews: Pandora's Delightful YANK! Closes Out 2014-2015 Season
by Todd Zeigler - May 20, 2015

An uneven but entertaining production pulls off a retro charm while asking difficult questions that still resonate today. (more...)

Julien's Auctions Partners with Invaluable for the Hollywood Legends 2015 AuctionJulien's Auctions Partners with Invaluable for the Hollywood Legends 2015 Auction
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2015

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Summer Reads: BWW's Top Picks for Beach Books and MoreSummer Reads: BWW's Top Picks for Beach Books and More
by Marina Kennedy - Jun 16, 2015

Broadwayworld.com's summer reading list includes memoirs, romance, mystery, self-improvement and favorite classics. (more...)

Album Showcasing Long Lost West End Musicals Set for Release in JulyAlbum Showcasing Long Lost West End Musicals Set for Release in July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

Stage Door Records has announce the release of LOST WEST END, a unique collection of recordings from lost West End musicals, due for CD release on July 24th, 2015. (more...)

West Coast Premiere of James Sherman's THE BEN HECHT SHOW Begins Next Month at Zephyr TheatreWest Coast Premiere of James Sherman's THE BEN HECHT SHOW Begins Next Month at Zephyr Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

The West Coast Premiere of renowned Chicago playwright, James Sherman's comedy THE BEN HECHT SHOW opens Friday, July 24th at the Zephyr Theatre (7456 Melrose Ave ?Los Angeles, CA  90046.) The play runs Friday and Saturday at 8 PM and Sunday at 2 PM, July 24th through Sunday, August 16th. Tickets are $25 and are available at plays411/benhecht or by calling (323) 960-7861 (more...)

THE HIRSCHFELD CENTURY Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 7/7THE HIRSCHFELD CENTURY Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 7/7
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 10, 2015

Al Hirschfeld gets a tome of his own! (more...)

THE HIRSCHFELD CENTURY Now AvailableTHE HIRSCHFELD CENTURY Now Available
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 7, 2015

Al Hirschfeld gets a tome of his own! (more...)

THE HIRSCHFELD CENTURY Now Available For Pre-Order, Out TodayTHE HIRSCHFELD CENTURY Now Available For Pre-Order, Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2015

Al Hirschfeld gets a tome of his own! (more...)

Banks Brothers Productions to Present THEY DON'T WANT TO HEAR HATTI SING!Banks Brothers Productions to Present THEY DON'T WANT TO HEAR HATTI SING!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2015

Banks Brothers Productions will be presenting the satirical musical 'They Don't Want to Hear Hattie Sing!' a timely production using Hattie McDaniel, the first African American to win an Academy Award, as the main character. Set dually in 1939 and 2009, the musical will explore old and new stereotypes of Blacks in the media by focusing on some of the most polarizing African American Actors in history such as Sleep N Eat, Steppin' Fetchit, Butterfly McQueen and Buckwheat Thomas. (more...)

BWW Reviews:  THREE DAYS TO SEE Stages the Writings of Helen KellerBWW Reviews: THREE DAYS TO SEE Stages the Writings of Helen Keller
by Michael Dale - Jul 28, 2015

Transport Group's new theatre piece has a seven member ensemble portraying the famous deafblind woman. (more...)

BWW Interview: Chatting with the Seven Helen Kellers of THREE DAYS TO SEEBWW Interview: Chatting with the Seven Helen Kellers of THREE DAYS TO SEE
by Naomi Serviss - Jul 28, 2015

Barbara Walsh and six other actors bring Helen Keller to life in an inventive production that uses her own words. (more...)

LION KING, WEST SIDE STORY Among 100 Greatest American FilmsLION KING, WEST SIDE STORY Among 100 Greatest American Films
by Movies News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

BBC Culture today released a comprehensive new poll of the 100 Greatest American Films of all time. Among the esteemed list is the 1952 film SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, at No. 7, and THE WIZARD OF OZ, coming in #34 on the list. (more...)

THE BEN HECHT SHOW Opens Tonight at Zephyr TheatreTHE BEN HECHT SHOW Opens Tonight at Zephyr Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2015

The West Coast Premiere of renowned Chicago playwright, James Sherman's comedy THE BEN HECHT SHOW opens tonight, July 24th at the Zephyr Theatre (7456 Melrose Ave Los Angeles, CA 90046.) (more...)

ReGroup to Stage Reading of THEY KNEW WHAT THEY WANTED Next WeekReGroup to Stage Reading of THEY KNEW WHAT THEY WANTED Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2015

Join the ReGroup in the 1920's Napa-Valley vineyards! (more...)

Joy Pelletier Devins Releases LYME WHISPERERJoy Pelletier Devins Releases LYME WHISPERER
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

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Stage & Screen Star Carol Burnett to Receive 2015 SAG Life Achievement AwardStage & Screen Star Carol Burnett to Receive 2015 SAG Life Achievement Award
by TV News Desk - Jul 20, 2015

Carol Burnett ¬Ė comedic trailblazer, actor, singer, dancer, producer and author ¬Ė has been named the 52nd recipient of SAG-AFTRA's highest tribute: the SAG Life Achievement Award for career achievement and humanitarian accomplishment. (more...)

THE BEN HECHT SHOW to Open 7/24 at Zephyr TheatreTHE BEN HECHT SHOW to Open 7/24 at Zephyr Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2015

The West Coast Premiere of renowned Chicago playwright, James Sherman's comedy THE BEN HECHT SHOW opens Friday, July 24th at the Zephyr Theatre (7456 Melrose Ave ?Los Angeles, CA  90046.) The play runs Friday and Saturday at 8 PM and Sunday at 2 PM, July 24th through Sunday, August 16th. Tickets are $25 and are available at plays411/benhecht or by calling (323) 960-7861 (more...)

VIDEO: Carol Burnett Talks Upcoming SAG Honor: 'I Was Absolutely Gobsmacked'VIDEO: Carol Burnett Talks Upcoming SAG Honor: 'I Was Absolutely Gobsmacked'
by TV News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

Entertainment icon Carol Burnett stopped by CBS's THE TALK to chat about her upcoming SAG Life Achievement Award honor, with Carol saying, 'when I heard about it¬Ö I was absolutely gobsmacked. I'm thrilled.' (more...)

Tina Fey & Amy Poehler to Present Carol Burnett with Life Achievement Award at 22nd SAG AWARDSTina Fey & Amy Poehler to Present Carol Burnett with Life Achievement Award at 22nd SAG AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will present the Life Achievement Award to comedic trailblazer, actor, singer, dancer, producer and author Carol Burnett live at the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (more...)

Bernadette Peters to Perform with Pacific Symphony in Valentine's Day Concert, 2/12Bernadette Peters to Perform with Pacific Symphony in Valentine's Day Concert, 2/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

Grammy-, Golden Globe- Drama Desk- and three-time Tony Award-winning actress and singer Bernadette Peters-known for her raw talent and ability to knock the socks off an audience with her glorious voice-joins Pacific Symphony just in time for Valentine's Day weekend! The ageless Peters, who boasts a decades-long successful career on the Broadway, film and television stage, recently starred in the critically acclaimed Broadway production of "Follies" after a highly successful run at the Kennedy Center, and can be seen in the Golden-Globe winning TV series, "Mozart in the Jungle." Recent hit performances (backed by orchestras) have included Peters turning up the heat for Peggy Lee's "Fever"; Rodgers and Hammerstein's "There is Nothin' Like a Dame" (from "South Pacific"); "Children Will Listen" and "No One is Alone" (from "Into the Woods"); "In Buddy's Eyes" and "Losing My Mind" (from her turn as Sally Durant Plummer in the 2011 revival of "Follies"); and "Let Me Entertain You" (from the Grammy Award-winning Broadway cast album "Gypsy"), among many, many others. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 1, 2016BWW's On This Day - January 1, 2016
by - Jan 1, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 1 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Bonnie Langford to Perform at The Hippodrome in MarchBonnie Langford to Perform at The Hippodrome in March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

Club 11 London and The Hippodrome Casino are pleased to bring you An Evening With Bonnie Langford at 8pm, 31st March 2016 at The Hippodrome. The night will see Bonnie singing songs and telling stories alongside some to-be-announced special guests. Langford will be accompanied by the Winston Rollins Band with musical direction by Anthony England. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch THE WIZARD OF OZ Re-Imagined as a Michael Bay Movie!VIDEO: Watch THE WIZARD OF OZ Re-Imagined as a Michael Bay Movie!
by Movies News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

There's no place like home and there's no director who knows how to helm a big budget action film than Michael Bay. (more...)

#Siam4Ham? #Glam4Ham? Broadway Fans Name Lotteries for Shows Besides HAMILTON#Siam4Ham? #Glam4Ham? Broadway Fans Name Lotteries for Shows Besides HAMILTON
by Sally Henry - Dec 27, 2015

HAMILTON's pre-show lottery performance, known as #Ham4Ham on social media as a play on the fact that Hamilton's face is on the $10 bill, has quickly become one of Broadway's favorite traditions as fans gather in front of the Richard Rodgers Theatre to see what Hamilton writer Lin-Manuel Miranda has in store -- and who his guest performer is. Now fans are pitching titles for other Broadway shows' $10 lotteries. (more...)

DETECTIVES HOLMES AND CARTER and More Set for East Lynne Theater's 2016 SeasonDETECTIVES HOLMES AND CARTER and More Set for East Lynne Theater's 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

The award-winning Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company announces its 2016 Cape May Mainstage Season. As usual, it includes classic gems, a NJ premiere, and a radio show. This year's theme is 'Love Bites.' (more...)

BWW Review: The First International Production of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTYBWW Review: The First International Production of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
by Rocky Christopher Fajardo - Dec 13, 2015

Discovering just how the commercial and critical reception of the stage or film adaptation of any bestselling book would pan out (regardless of whether it was first adapted into a film before it became a stage musical or vice versa) will most likely never be boiled down to an exact science. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 28, 2015BWW's On This Day - August 28, 2015
by - Aug 28, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 28 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

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