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BWW Reviews: WICKED LIT 2014 Presents 3 Moody and Atmospheric World Premiere Adaptations of Classic Horror LiteratureBWW Reviews: WICKED LIT 2014 Presents 3 Moody and Atmospheric World Premiere Adaptations of Classic Horror Literature
by Shari Barrett - Oct 20, 2014

Each Halloween season, Unbound Productions presents adaptations of classic horror literature as an immersive theatre event that takes place at Mountain View Mausoleum and Cemetery in Altadena, California. Yes, that's right - you spend the evening surrounded by dead people with much reverence and respect paid to each vault and tombstone, especially those lucky enough to become part of the show. No doubt, as they have in the past, the shows will sell out this year so order your tickets soon. (more...)

Norm Lewis Extends Run in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA; Julia Udine & Linda Balgord to Join Broadway CompanyNorm Lewis Extends Run in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA; Julia Udine & Linda Balgord to Join Broadway Company
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Producers Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Group today announced principal cast changes for the Broadway production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, directed by Harold Prince. The longest-running show in Broadway history and one of the most successful stage productions of all-time, PHANTOM this year surpassed 11,000 performances in New York - an unprecedented feat achieved by no other Broadway show. The Broadway production has played to more than 16 million people at The Majestic Theatre (247 West 44th Street), the musical's home for more than 26 record-breaking years. (more...)

ON THE TOWN's Tony Yazbeck Ties the Knot with Katie Huff Today!ON THE TOWN's Tony Yazbeck Ties the Knot with Katie Huff Today!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

BroadwayWorld has learned that Tony Yazbeck, who plays 'Gabey' in the just-opened Broadway revival of ON THE TOWN, will marry his fiance Katie Huff today, October 20, 2014. BroadwayWorld sends our congratulations to the happy couple! (more...)

Scams - by Psychic Christopher GoldenScams - by Psychic Christopher Golden
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ As a professional Psychic Reader I hear a lot of horror stories. Today one was so bad I thought I would say a few words about the dirty underworld of fake psychics and their scams. Unfortunately, many of the websites you see online for 'psychics' are in fact Gypsy scams, designed to separate you from your money. And to make matters worse, if you willfully pay for their services, there is not much recourse available to you, should you determine that this person did not deliver. (more...)

Photo Coverage: ON THE TOWN Cast Takes a Trip to the Bowery on Opening Night!Photo Coverage: ON THE TOWN Cast Takes a Trip to the Bowery on Opening Night!
by Walter McBride - Oct 20, 2014

The new Broadway revival of On The Town, directed by John Rando and choreographed by Joshua Bergasse opened last week on Broadway to rave reviews at the Lyric (formerly Foxwoods) Theatre on Broadway. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the cast's trip downtown to the after party at the historic Capitale! (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 10/18-10/19/2014Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 10/18-10/19/2014
by - Oct 19, 2014

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, October 19, 2014 - Sunday, October 19, 2014. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside the ON THE TOWN Gypsy Robe CeremonyPhoto Coverage: Inside the ON THE TOWN Gypsy Robe Ceremony
by Walter McBride - Oct 19, 2014

The new Broadway revival of On The Town, directed by John Rando and choreographed by Joshua Bergasse opened Thursday, Oct. 16 on Broadway to rave reviews at the Lyric (formerly Foxwoods) Theatre on Broadway. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the cast's Gypsy Robe ceremony and brings you pictures of the sacred event below! (more...)

All in the Family - Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU!All in the Family - Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU!
by Meet the Cast - Oct 18, 2014

Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU opened on September 28, 2014, at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). The production is directed by six-time Tony Award-nominee and Drama Desk Award winner Scott Ellis (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Twelve Angry Men, 1776). Scroll down to learn more about the full cast and watch interviews with the company below! (more...)

BWW TV: Chatting with the Stars of Broadway's ON THE TOWN on Opening Night!BWW TV: Chatting with the Stars of Broadway's ON THE TOWN on Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 18, 2014

The new Broadway revival of On The Town, directed by John Rando and choreographed by Joshua Bergasse opened last night on Broadway to rave reviews at the Lyric (formerly Foxwoods) Theatre on Broadway. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on hand for the after party and you can check out interviews with the full gang after the curtain went down below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: ANYTHING GOES Does Everything Right and is a Real DazzlerBWW Reviews: ANYTHING GOES Does Everything Right and is a Real Dazzler
by Nyderah Williams - Oct 18, 2014

ANYTHING GOES premiered in 1934, and the story takes place around the same year. The cruise liner the SS American journeys across the pond to London. The passengers are comprised of the luxurious upper class, sailors, gangsters, gamblers, entertainers, and a stowaway stock broker. Essentially, ANYTHING GOES is chock-full of shipboard romance between young and old, rich and poor. This leads to a quirky love story that is plentiful with comedic twists and turns. (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: All Hail Dame Angela Lansbury! A Happy Birthday BonanzaFLASH FRIDAY: All Hail Dame Angela Lansbury! A Happy Birthday Bonanza
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 17, 2014

Today we are saluting one of the most adored and respected stars of the stage and screen in acknowledging her 89th birthday this week, Dame Angela Lansbury! (more...)

FOR THE RECORD: TARANTINO Returns Through 11/23FOR THE RECORD: TARANTINO Returns Through 11/23
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

After a sold-out six month run, "For The Record: Tarantino" returns to West Hollywood for five Thursday night performances. In the previous run, the show attracted thousands of attendees, including director Quentin Tarantino, actors and singers like Bruce Willis, Aaron Paul, Barbra Streisand, James Brolin, Demi Moore, Dylan McDermott, Adam Lambert as well as network, studio and industry executives. The show will run every Thursday at 8:00 p.m thru Thursday, November 23 with tickets ranging from $35 - $55, and can be purchased at DBAHollywood.com. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Laura Benanti and Connie Britton Perform Duet on ABC's NASHVILLE!VIDEO: Watch Laura Benanti and Connie Britton Perform Duet on ABC's NASHVILLE!
by TV News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Tony Award winner Laura Benanti performed a duet with Connie Britton on this week's episode of NASHVILLE on ABC. The actress is currently guest starring on this season of the musical drama as new recording artist Sadie Stone. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway's ON THE TOWN Celebrates Opening Night at Post-Show Party!Photo Coverage: Broadway's ON THE TOWN Celebrates Opening Night at Post-Show Party!
by Linda Lenzi - Oct 17, 2014

The new Broadway revival of On The Town, directed by John Rando and choreographed by Joshua Bergasse opened last night on Broadway to rave reviews at the Lyric (formerly Foxwoods) theatre on Broadway. After the show, cast, creative and crew celebrated On the Town, on the town and we joined them for the celebration! (more...)

Pitt-Pulford and French To Star In Curve's THE SOUND OF MUSIC This Christmas!Pitt-Pulford and French To Star In Curve's THE SOUND OF MUSIC This Christmas!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Curve today announce casting for their production of The Sound of Music. Paul Kerryson will direct a cast including Emma Clifford (Baroness Elsa Schraeder), Michael French (Captain Von Trapp), Emma Harrold (Liesl Von Trapp), Mark Inscoe (Max Dettweiler),Laura Pitt-Pulford (Maria Rainer), Lucy Schaufer (Mother Abbess), Annie Wensak (Frau Schmidt), and Jack Wilcox (Rolf Gruber). (more...)

THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- ON THE TOWN's Allison GuinnTHE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- ON THE TOWN's Allison Guinn
by BWW Staff - Oct 17, 2014

In this week's edition, we caught up with Allison Guinn, who is starring as 'Lucy Schmeeler' in ON THE TOWN- currently playing at the Lyric Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE VOICE's Josh Kaufman in PIPPIN on Broadway!Photo Flash: First Look at THE VOICE's Josh Kaufman in PIPPIN on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Josh Kaufman, who in May of 2014 was announced as the winner of Season 6 of NBC's hit show 'The Voice' as a member of Usher's team, makes his Broadway debut playing the title role in the Tony Award winning Pippin for a limited engagement beginning Tuesday, November 4 and through Sunday, January 4, 2015. Today, the production took to Facebook to unveil a first look at Kaufman in the title role - check it out below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Opening Night Bows for ON THE TOWN!Photo Coverage: Opening Night Bows for ON THE TOWN!
by Walter McBride - Oct 17, 2014

Check out photos below from the cast on the stage receiving their opening night standing ovation! (more...)

Photo Flash Update: New Photos of THE VOICE's Josh Kaufman in PIPPIN on Broadway!Photo Flash Update: New Photos of THE VOICE's Josh Kaufman in PIPPIN on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Josh Kaufman, who in May of 2014 was announced as the winner of Season 6 of NBC's hit show 'The Voice' as a member of Usher's team, makes his Broadway debut playing the title role in the Tony Award winning Pippin for a limited engagement beginning Tuesday, November 4 and through Sunday, January 4, 2015. Check out new photos of Kaufman in the title role below! (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: October 11-17THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: October 11-17
by BWW Special Coverage - Oct 17, 2014

Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week or you're just in the mood for a recap, BroadwayWorld's 'this week in pictures' is here to satisfy your end-of-the-week fix! Take a look below to catch up on the latest happenings from the Great White Way to The West End (and everywhere in between) with coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights and more. Highlights this week include HONEYMOON IN VEGAS in their recording session, Michael C. Hall as Hedwig, opening night of ON THE TOWN, and more! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Stars Hit the ON THE TOWN Red CarpetPhoto Coverage: Stars Hit the ON THE TOWN Red Carpet
by Walter McBride - Oct 17, 2014

Check out photos below of all the stars on the red carpet! (more...)

BWW TV: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of ON THE TOWN!BWW TV: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of ON THE TOWN!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 17, 2014

The new Broadway revival of On The Town, directed by John Rando and choreographed by Joshua Bergasse opened last night on Broadway to rave reviews at the Lyric (formerly Foxwoods) Theatre on Broadway. Check out interviews from the red crapet below! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 10/16/14 - ON THE TOWN Opens, Hall Joins HEDWIG and More!WAKE UP with BWW 10/16/14 - ON THE TOWN Opens, Hall Joins HEDWIG and More!
by Jessica Showers - Oct 16, 2014

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: ON THE TOWN opens on Broadway, Michael C. Hall joins HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH and more! (more...)

BWW TV: A Helluva Musical- Watch Highlights from Broadway's ON THE TOWN!BWW TV: A Helluva Musical- Watch Highlights from Broadway's ON THE TOWN!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 16, 2014

The new Broadway revival of ON THE TOWN, directed by John Rando (Tony Award for Urinetown) and choreographed by Joshua Bergasse (Emmy Award winner for 'Smash') officially opens tonight, Thursday, October 16, 2014 at Broadway's Lyric Theatre (213 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036). BroadwayWorld brings you highlights of the cast in action below! (more...)

Erica Papillion-Posey Returns to Perform in Miami Lyric Opera's CARMENErica Papillion-Posey Returns to Perform in Miami Lyric Opera's CARMEN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

Mezzo-soprano, Erica Papillion-Posey described by the El Nuevo Herald as “... the best Carmen this city has seen in decades” is returning to the Miami Lyric Opera to perform her signature role of Carmen in November. (more...)

Look Out, New York! ON THE TOWN Opens Tonight on BroadwayLook Out, New York! ON THE TOWN Opens Tonight on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

The new Broadway revival of ON THE TOWN, directed by John Rando (Tony Award for Urinetown) and choreographed by Joshua Bergasse (Emmy Award winner for 'Smash') officially opens tonight, October 16, 2014 at Broadway's Lyric Theatre (213 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036). (more...)

Lee Roy Reams to Moderate AEA's 'PASS IT ON: Thriving Artists Reflect on a Life in the Theatre' Panel, 10/27Lee Roy Reams to Moderate AEA's 'PASS IT ON: Thriving Artists Reflect on a Life in the Theatre' Panel, 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

Actors' Equity Association will present 'PASS IT ON: Thriving Artists Reflect on a Life in the Theatre', moderated by Lee Roy Reams and featuring Harvey Evans, Micki Grant, Joan Shepard and Frank Hartenstein*, on Monday, October 27, 2014 at 7 p.m. at 165 West 46th Street, 14th Floor Council Room, NYC. (more...)

Music By The Sea to Welcome Kavisha Mazzella, 1 NovemberMusic By The Sea to Welcome Kavisha Mazzella, 1 November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

If you enjoy really good folk music, make sure you mark your diary for Saturday 1st November when Aria Award winner, songbird and folkloric explorer Kavisha Mazzella headlines for Music By The Sea. (more...)

Laura Benanti is 'Very Excited' About Possible 2016 Return to Broadway!Laura Benanti is 'Very Excited' About Possible 2016 Return to Broadway!
by TV News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

Broadway fav Laura Benanti talks about her guest starring role in the current season of ABC's NASHVILLE and also teases about a return to the Great White Way. (more...)

Emma Hatton, Sandra Marvin & More Set for Autumn Season of Cabaret in the House at Lauderdale HouseEmma Hatton, Sandra Marvin & More Set for Autumn Season of Cabaret in the House at Lauderdale House
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

Cabaret in the House returns to Highgate's historic Lauderdale House this autumn as six West End performers, whose credits include Wicked, Chicago, Les Miserables, Mary Poppins, Hairspray, War Horse and many others, take to the stage for an intimate season of Sunday cabaret from 19 October-23 November 2014 at 4.30pm. (more...)

PIPPIN, Broadway League & Art of Men Partner to Bring Seniors to ShowPIPPIN, Broadway League & Art of Men Partner to Bring Seniors to Show
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

Pippin The Musical, The Broadway League and Art of Men will bring seventy-five New York City seniors from Union Settlement to the Broadway production of Pippin on October 19, 2014 to experience their first Broadway musical. Cast members from the Pippin will host a talkback with the seniors immediately following the show. (more...)

Review Roundup: ON THE TOWN Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!Review Roundup: ON THE TOWN Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Oct 16, 2014

The new Broadway revival of On The Town, directed by John Rando (Tony Award for Urinetown) and choreographed by Joshua Bergasse (Emmy Award winner for 'Smash') officially opens tonight, October 16, 2014 at Broadway's Lyric Theatre. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Tony Winner Patti LuPone Coming to The Wallis in February 2015Tony Winner Patti LuPone Coming to The Wallis in February 2015
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

Wallis Center for the Performing Arts (aka "The Wallis") announces Patti LuPone Coulda Woulda Shoulda … played that part for a single performance on Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 8:00 pm in the Bram Goldsmith Theater. Coulda Woulda Shoulda is conceived and directed by Scott Wittman with musical arrangements by Dick Gallagher; the musical director is Joseph Thalken. (more...)

Meet the Company of Broadway's ON THE TOWN- Opens at the Lyric Theatre Tonight!Meet the Company of Broadway's ON THE TOWN- Opens at the Lyric Theatre Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

The new Broadway revival of On The Town, directed by John Rando (Tony Award for Urinetown) and choreographed by Joshua Bergasse (Emmy Award winner for 'Smash') officially opens tonight, Thursday, October 16, 2014 at Broadway's Lyric Theatre (213 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036). BroadwayWorld wants you to get to know the talented cast of Broadway's latest revival. Meet the company below! (more...)

Laura Benanti Set for Duet with Connie Britton on Tonight's NASHVILLE!Laura Benanti Set for Duet with Connie Britton on Tonight's NASHVILLE!
by TV News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

Tony Award winner Laura Benanti (Broadway's Gypsy, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown) turned to Twitter to share the news that she will perform a duet with Connie Britton on tonight's episode of NASHVILLE (more...)

BWW Reviews: YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN - The Monster Takes Over OakdaleBWW Reviews: YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN - The Monster Takes Over Oakdale
by Melissa Giordano - Oct 15, 2014

When you attend a production of Mel Brooks' musical Young Frankenstein, your full intension must be for laughs because this show is anything but serious. Above everything, the large cast is super talented and delivers their performances entertainingly and with heart. (more...)

Three Classics Return to the Met Opera This FallThree Classics Return to the Met Opera This Fall
by Contests - Broadway - Oct 15, 2014

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Stages St. Louis' ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE Grosses $1 Million During RunStages St. Louis' ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE Grosses $1 Million During Run
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

STAGES St. Louis has announced that the box office sensation, Always... Patsy Cline grossed over $1 Million during its six month run at The Playhouse at Westport Plaza., making up 58% of STAGES 2014 ticket revenue. Always... Patsy Cline was originally produced by STAGES during its record-breaking 2013 Season, which resulted in two added performances and historic attendance. Nightly, the audiences stopped the show with thunderous applause for numbers like 'Crazy,' 'Lovesick Blues,' and 'Your Cheating Heart.' (more...)

Photo Coverage: GYPSY Starring Imelda Staunton!Photo Coverage: GYPSY Starring Imelda Staunton!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

Based on the memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee, with lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, Gypsy is considered by many to be the greatest of the Broadway musicals. Featuring classics such as Let Me Entertain You, Rose's Turn and Everything's Coming Up Roses,Gypsy is both moving and spectacularly entertaining. (more...)

NJPAC Partners with 54 Below for New Series, Featuring Stars from Broadway's INTO THE WOODS, MAME and MoreNJPAC Partners with 54 Below for New Series, Featuring Stars from Broadway's INTO THE WOODS, MAME and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, announces a new partnership with New Jersey Perfoming Arts Center (NJPAC) to present a series of evenings direct from 'Broadway's living room' to the audiences at the esteemed arts venue in Newark, NJ. The series, '54 Below at NJPAC,' launches with three Saturday night events, originally presented on stage at 54 Below, celebrating the music of legendary Broadway songwriters and featuring all-star Broadway talent. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for October 15th, 2014'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for October 15th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Oct 15, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. Monday night's Jeff Awards at the Drury Lane, and 'Amazing Grace' at the BOAT! Plus 2014's other Broadway In Chicago shows, The Grinch at the Chicago Theatre, local productions of 'Parade,' 'Camelot' and 'Mary Poppins,' the new 'A Christmas Memory,' and the sold-out Humanities Festival tribute to the Tonys! (more...)

Cyrill Aimee, Anita Gillette, Peter Mazza, The Lilly Awards and More Set for Birdland Next MonthCyrill Aimee, Anita Gillette, Peter Mazza, The Lilly Awards and More Set for Birdland Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club is thrilled to announce their great line-up of amazing talent for the month of November 2014. Featuring: Django Reinhardt NY Festival's 15th Anniversary, Karrin Allyson, Cyrill Aimee, Barbara Carroll, Anita Gillette, Music of Joe Henderson, Native Soul, Peter Mazza, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more. (more...)

CAP21 Partners With RKO Stage to Develop Five New MusicalsCAP21 Partners With RKO Stage to Develop Five New Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

CAP21 Theatre Company and RKO Stage have partnered to develop 5 new musicals inspired by RKO's classic film library over the next two years. CAP21 has designed a year-long developmental process during which writing teams are able to complete a strong first draft of a new musical. During each cycle, writers will participate in CAP21's signature New Works Development Program, a comprehensive process that includes: Process Meetings, Writers Residencies, Roundtable Readings, Read-Thru/Sing-Thru Table Readings and Concert Readings. With this new partnership CAP21 is receiving funding to establish the residency. (more...)

Pittsburgh CLO Sets 2015 Summer Season: KINKY BOOTS, CINDERELLA & MorePittsburgh CLO Sets 2015 Summer Season: KINKY BOOTS, CINDERELLA & More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

Pittsburgh CLO has announced that the 2013 Tony Award-winner for BEST MUSICAL, KINKY BOOTS, will make its Pittsburgh premiere as part of the 2015 Summer Season at the Benedum Center. (more...)

54 Below & NJPAC Partner for Three Upcoming Events54 Below & NJPAC Partner for Three Upcoming Events
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

(NJPAC) to present a series of evenings direct from 'Broadway's living room' to the audiences at the esteemed arts venue in Newark, NJ. The series, '54 Below at NJPAC,' launches with three Saturday night events, originally presented on stage at 54 Below, celebrating the music of legendary Broadway songwriters and featuring all-star Broadway talent. (more...)

BWW Recap: BLACKLIST Warns, Don't Phish With This CreelBWW Recap: BLACKLIST Warns, Don't Phish With This Creel
by Marakay Rogers - Oct 14, 2014

Gypsy Rose Lee perfected the striptease that emphasized the tease and avoided an actual reveal. THE BLACKLIST has copied her style – when will we get any concrete information on Elizabeth Keen? This week, we managed to learn only that she isn't Red's missing daughter, Jennifer. In non-Keen news, we learned that Naomi's real name is Carla and that Red was a lousy husband. Perhaps we should discuss government mind control programs instead. That's Red's solution to these issues. (more...)

BWW Invite: Attend SAG Foundation Career Conversations with Betty Buckley on 10/17BWW Invite: Attend SAG Foundation Career Conversations with Betty Buckley on 10/17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for an inaugural filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. Please join us for a career Conversations with Betty Buckley moderated by Broadway World's Richard Ridge of 'Backstage with Richard Ridge!' (more...)

Canadian Opera Company Announces Season ScheduleCanadian Opera Company Announces Season Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

The Canadian Opera Company's 2014/2015 season gets off to a rollicking start with a hilarious new production of Verdi's Falstaff, from acclaimed Canadian director Robert Carsen. Inspired by the beloved Shakespearean character and the resulting folly of his ill-advised seduction attempts, Carsen's production of Falstaff sets the action in a lovingly rendered 1950s England. The all-Canadian cast stars world renowned bass-baritone Gerald Finley, returning to the COC mainstage after more than 20 years, in a highly anticipated role debut as the title character. Joining Finley is baritone Russell Braun as Ford, Falstaff's nemesis; soprano Lyne Fortinas Alice Ford, mezzo-soprano Lauren Segal as Meg Page and contralto Marie-Nicole Lemieux as Mistress Quickly, the women determined to teach Falstaff a lesson; soprano Simone Osborne as the lovesick Nannetta; and tenor Frédéric Antoun as Nannetta's amorous suitor Fenton. COC Music Director Johannes Debus guides the COC Orchestra and Chorus through the lyricism and artistry of Verdi's score that captures all the joy, wisdom and profound humanity of Shakespeare's comic invention. (more...)

AMERICAN IDOL Finalist Devin Velez to Join Donna McKechnie at Pride Films and Plays' SIMPLY SENSATIONAL Benefit, 10/20AMERICAN IDOL Finalist Devin Velez to Join Donna McKechnie at Pride Films and Plays' SIMPLY SENSATIONAL Benefit, 10/20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

Pride Films and Plays annual fall benefit Simply Sensational: Legends will reach new heights this year when Tony Award Winner Donna McKechnie headlines the event on October 20. She will be joined on stage by other musical guests American Idol Finalist Devin Velez, Colte Julian from Million Dollar Quartet, and Ryan Lanning from Bailiwick Chicago's The Wild Party. WGN's Dean Richards serves again as the emcee, which features a preshow reception at 6 pm, the performance at 7, and a post show champagne toast with Ms. McKechnie. (more...)

The 46th Annual Jeff Awards Are Announced - THE DANCE OF DEATH, THE NORMAL HEART, BRIGADOON and More!The 46th Annual Jeff Awards Are Announced - THE DANCE OF DEATH, THE NORMAL HEART, BRIGADOON and More!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

At the gala 46th Annual Equity Jeff Awards held at Drury Lane Oakbrook on Monday, October 13, awards were spread among numerous theatres honoring a season of outstanding productions. From Writers Theatre, "The Dance of Death", a battle of wits between a tyrant and his manipulative wife, received the Production-Play award for a large theatre, along with its two principal actors Larry Yando and Shannon Cochran. "The Normal Heart", Larry Kramer's tale of the early indifference in N.Y. about the HIV/Aids crisis, presented by TimeLine Theatre Company, was honored with awards for Production-Play for a midsize theatre and for Director Nick Bowling. (more...)

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