BWW TV: Tracy Turnblads Everywhere! The Search Begins for HAIRSPRAY LIVE!'s StarBWW TV: Tracy Turnblads Everywhere! The Search Begins for HAIRSPRAY LIVE!'s Star
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 30, 2016

The cast of NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE! is starting to come together! As BroadwayWorld reported earlier this week, Oscar, Golden Globe, SAG and Grammy Award-winner Jennifer Hudson and multiple Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein will headline the network's next live Broadway musical Holiday event following the phenomenal success of 'The Wiz Live!' There are still many parts yet to be cast (or at least announced), including the star of the show, Tracy Turnblad. Hundreds of girls turned up for an open call over the weekend to show Telsey + Company what they could do. Below, hear from some of the ladies and from casting director Bernie Telsey himself! (more...)

Sally Kellerman to Play Iridium and Rrazz Rooms This MaySally Kellerman to Play Iridium and Rrazz Rooms This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2016

Sally Kellerman, the Oscar-nominated "Hot Lips" Houlihan of the original Robert Altman film "M*A*S*H," will bring her acclaimed show "A Little Jazz, A Little Blues, a Little Rock and Roll," to the Iridium in New York on May 11-12, the Rrazz Room at the Prince in Philadelphia on May 13 and the Rrazz Room in New Hope, PA on May 14. (more...)

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

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

2nd ANNUAL MAMMOTH LAKES FILM FESTIVAL Announces Lineup2nd ANNUAL MAMMOTH LAKES FILM FESTIVAL Announces Lineup
by TV News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Mammoth Lakes Film Festival, set in the majestic setting of Mammoth Lakes, California, has announced its line-up of screenings and events for the festival's second edition. (more...)

Allison Blackwell, Hugh Panaro & More to Join Philly POPS for Memorial Day ConcertAllison Blackwell, Hugh Panaro & More to Join Philly POPS for Memorial Day Concert
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

On Memorial Day weekend, the POPS and the Mann Center for the Performing Arts will present Memorial Salute, Philadelphia's first major Memorial Day concert. The concert, on Saturday, May 28 at 7p.m., will honor the American tradition of service and celebrate all those who serve, with 2,000 complimentary tickets provided to veterans, active military, Philadelphia police officers and firefighters, and their families. Additional tickets have been made available to select School District of Philadelphia students, Boy and Girl Scouts. (more...)

Sygic Pivots to Form Sygic Travel -- an End-to-End Vacation Service to Transform the Travel ExperienceSygic Pivots to Form Sygic Travel -- an End-to-End Vacation Service to Transform the Travel Experience
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

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BWW Review: It's Thanksgiving in April at Group rep in NoHoBWW Review: It's Thanksgiving in April at Group rep in NoHo
by Don Grigware - Apr 29, 2016

Playwright Phil Olson, who is best known for his outrageous Don't Hug Me musical comedies, is taking a look at a typical American family on Thanksgiving Day in A Nice Family Gathering, currently onstage in the black box theatre of Group rep in Noho through May 29. (more...)

On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina' Scores Juicy Celebrity for Cinco de MayoOn The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina' Scores Juicy Celebrity for Cinco de Mayo
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

With Cinco de Mayo fast approaching, On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina just finalized a deal to bring the world's leading authority on all things "Cinco" to their nationwide celebration. Seor Cinco the first and only Official Spokes-Lime of Cinco de Mayo will be the exclusive partner of the largest casual Mexican restaurant brand worldwide. (more...)

Judy Garland Will Return to the Stage Via Hologram!Judy Garland Will Return to the Stage Via Hologram!
by TV News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Hologram USA and Royal Rainbow Productions announced the launch of a touring stage show featuring Judy Garland faithfully recreated and singing her most famous songs. (more...)

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

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

Vajra Sol Announces Summer and Fall Yoga, Surfing, Stand Up Paddling RetreatsVajra Sol Announces Summer and Fall Yoga, Surfing, Stand Up Paddling Retreats
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Vajra Sol's life-balance focused yoga retreats, which include a surfing or stand up paddling component, have a strong appeal to women and men who have demanding work schedules and pressured personal responsibilities as a pleasurable way to diminish stress that accumulates over time. (more...)

1812 Productions Sets 20th Anniversary Season1812 Productions Sets 20th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

1812 Productions is pleased to announce its 2016-2017 theatre season. The 2016-2017 season is 1812 Productions' 20th anniversary season and includes a variety of original, scripted, and revival works in styles classic and contemporary. (more...)

BWW Blog: Christopher Panella - How Musical Theatre Has Changed Me… 'For Good'BWW Blog: Christopher Panella - How Musical Theatre Has Changed Me… 'For Good'
by Guest Blogger: Christopher Panella - Apr 28, 2016

Yes, that is a Wicked pun in the title, and yes, I did mean to make that pun. I don't think I have to explain the importance of musical theatre to a website of the biggest theatre geeks on the planet, but I do think I should explain the importance of musical theatre to me.  (more...)

Freeform to Premiere New Documentary TWINSTERS, 5/7Freeform to Premiere New Documentary TWINSTERS, 5/7
by TV News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Just one YouTube click and a Facebook message changed the lives of long lost twins, Anaïs Bordier and Samantha Futerman. The documentary “Twinsters” will make its Freeform premiere when it airs on SATURDAY, MAY 7 (8:30 - 10:45 p.m. EDT). (more...)

GeckoSystems' Japanese JV Securing $1,000,000 for Eldercare Companion Robot R&D GeckoSystems' Japanese JV Securing $1,000,000 for Eldercare Companion Robot R&D
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

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Joe Mantegna & Gary Sinise to Co-Host PBS' NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERTJoe Mantegna & Gary Sinise to Co-Host PBS' NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT
by TV News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

For over a quarter century, PBS has inspired viewers with the annual broadcast of the multi award-winning NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT (#MemDayPBS), dedicated to our men and women in uniform, their families at home and all those who have given their lives for our country. (more...)

The Olate Dogs Set for Ridgefield Playhouse, 5/5The Olate Dogs Set for Ridgefield Playhouse, 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

The Blue Buffalo Company presents the 2012 Winners of America's Got Talent, The Olate Dogs at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Thursday, May 5 at 7 p.m. (more...)

Cinemark to Install Luxury Lounger Recliners in Monaco TheatreCinemark to Install Luxury Lounger Recliners in Monaco Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

Cinemark Holdings, Inc., a leader in the motion picture exhibition industry, announced plans to completely revamp their Monaco theatre located in the Bridge Street Town Centre at the intersection of Old Madison Pike and Research Park Blvd in Huntsville, AL. The Cinemark Monaco & XD theatre will feature Cinemark's Luxury Lounger recliners in all auditoriums, as well as a state-of-the-art Cinemark XD auditorium, just in time for the 2016 blockbuster Holiday season. (more...)

Breaking News: Martin Short & Derek Hough Join Cast of NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE!Breaking News: Martin Short & Derek Hough Join Cast of NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

Tony and Emmy Award-winner Martin Short and Emmy Award-winner Derek Hough have joined the cast of NBC's 'Hairspray Live!,' the network's next live Broadway musical Holiday event following the phenomenal success of 'The Wiz Live!' (more...)

Scoop: MONICA THE MEDIUM  on FREEFORM - Monday, May 9, 2016Scoop: MONICA THE MEDIUM on FREEFORM - Monday, May 9, 2016
by - Apr 27, 2016

Get all the scoop on MONICA THE MEDIUM , airing on FREEFORM on Monday, May 9, 2016! (more...)

Scoop: MONICA THE MEDIUM  on FREEFORM - Monday, May 16, 2016Scoop: MONICA THE MEDIUM on FREEFORM - Monday, May 16, 2016
by - Apr 27, 2016

Get all the scoop on MONICA THE MEDIUM , airing on FREEFORM on Monday, May 16, 2016! (more...)

Scoop: BABY DADDY on FREEFORM - Wednesday, June 1, 2016Scoop: BABY DADDY on FREEFORM - Wednesday, June 1, 2016
by - Apr 27, 2016

Get all the scoop on BABY DADDY, airing on FREEFORM on Wednesday, June 1, 2016! (more...)

Scoop: YOUNG & HUNGRY on FREEFORM - Wednesday, June 1, 2016Scoop: YOUNG & HUNGRY on FREEFORM - Wednesday, June 1, 2016
by - Apr 27, 2016

Get all the scoop on YOUNG & HUNGRY, airing on FREEFORM on Wednesday, June 1, 2016! (more...)

ATDF to Celebrate National Tap Dance Day with TAP ATTACK, 5/22ATDF to Celebrate National Tap Dance Day with TAP ATTACK, 5/22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

In celebration of this year's National Tap Dance Day (May 25) the American Tap Dance Foundation (ATDF) will present Tap Attack, a free, public, outdoor event held at the grave site of dance legend Bill 'Bojangles' Robinson (1878-1949), for whom the national Holiday is named. (more...)

World Premiere of ONLY IN OLYMPUS to Play Illusion Theater This SpringWorld Premiere of ONLY IN OLYMPUS to Play Illusion Theater This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

In the newest work by the creators of the smash hit Glensheen, Chan Poling's rocking rhythms, Jeffrey Hatcher's wicked wit and Bill Corbett's zany imagination come together to create a headlong ride filled with silliness, surprises and good feeling fun. A NIGHT IN OLYMPUS, a fresh musical comedy and tale of transformation, opens Saturday, May 7 at 8 p.m. at the Illusion Theater, located on the eighth floor of The Cowles Center for Dance & the Performing Arts, 528 Hennepin Ave. in downtown Minneapolis. (more...)

Fabulous Fox Theatre Will Host Open House & Season Preview, 5/15Fabulous Fox Theatre Will Host Open House & Season Preview, 5/15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

?The public is invited to an Open House and Preview Event showcasing the Fabulous Fox Theatre's 2016-2017 U.S. Bank Broadway Series on Sunday, May 15 from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Fox Theatre, 527 N. Grand Blvd. Visitors will be treated to live previews of FUN HOME and A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER along with video previews from the other season shows.  (more...)

Anti-War Piece by Mark Anderson, FURIOUS FOLLY, Set for UK-Wide TourAnti-War Piece by Mark Anderson, FURIOUS FOLLY, Set for UK-Wide Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

FURIOUS FOLLY, created by Mark Anderson, takes place as night falls in a no-man's land on the battle front. Audiences of up to 2,000 people per night find themselves immersed within an open-air collage of sound, light, pyrotechnics and performance. Commissioned by 14-18 NOW, the UK's arts programme for the First World War centenary, FURIOUS FOLLY is one of 27 new commissions exploring how the Great War has impacted on the society we live in now. (more...)

Apollo Theater to Present JAZZ AND SPIRIT, 5/21Apollo Theater to Present JAZZ AND SPIRIT, 5/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

The Apollo Theater will present Jazz and Spirit, an evening featuring new jazz works that explore the connections between jazz, spirituality, national politics, and activism on Saturday, May 21 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Rumer Willis to Make Feinstein's at the Nikko Debut in JuneRumer Willis to Make Feinstein's at the Nikko Debut in June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

Tickets for Rumer Willis range in price from $50 - $70 and are available now by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.feinsteinsatthenikko.com. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 4/19/2016 - 4/26/2016Hottest Articles on BWW 4/19/2016 - 4/26/2016
by - Apr 26, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 4/19/2016 - 4/26/2016. (more...)

Season Tickets to 2016-17 Broadway Las Vegas Season at The Smith Center on Sale Next WeekSeason Tickets to 2016-17 Broadway Las Vegas Season at The Smith Center on Sale Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Season tickets for the highly anticipated 2016-2017 Broadway Las Vegas season at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts will be available for purchase beginning Monday, May 2. Sponsored by Southern Nevada Ford Stores, the season will feature Tony Award-winning productions, Broadway smashes and first-ever national tours. For more information visit TheSmithCenter.com. (more...)

Scoop: STITCHERS on FREEFORM - Tuesday, May 10, 2016Scoop: STITCHERS on FREEFORM - Tuesday, May 10, 2016
by - Apr 26, 2016

Get all the scoop on STITCHERS, airing on FREEFORM on Tuesday, May 10, 2016! (more...)

Scoop: STITCHERS on FREEFORM - Tuesday, May 17, 2016Scoop: STITCHERS on FREEFORM - Tuesday, May 17, 2016
by - Apr 26, 2016

Get all the scoop on STITCHERS, airing on FREEFORM on Tuesday, May 17, 2016! (more...)

Accordant Media's Q1 Market Pulse Report Shows 217% Jump In Programmatic Volume Amidst Better Viewability and NHT ControlsAccordant Media's Q1 Market Pulse Report Shows 217% Jump In Programmatic Volume Amidst Better Viewability and NHT Controls
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

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New CENTRIC Series CURVY STYLE WITH TIMOTHY SNELL to Premiere 4/30New CENTRIC Series CURVY STYLE WITH TIMOTHY SNELL to Premiere 4/30
by TV News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Who do the stars turn to when they want to keep their curves in check? Enter Timothy Snell to the rescue! CURVY STYLE WITH TIMOTHY SNELL is a half hour docu-series following Timothy Snell, one of Hollywood's hottest celebrity stylists, as he works with superstar clients and everyday women revealing some of the industry's best kept secrets to help curvy women look and feel their best. (more...)

BWW Review: HOME OF THE BRAVE World Premiere at Merrimack Repertory TheatreBWW Review: HOME OF THE BRAVE World Premiere at Merrimack Repertory Theatre
by Nancy Grossman - Apr 26, 2016

Step back from the craziness of the current election season and into the zaniness of a fictional farcical political campaign in Lila Rose Kaplan's HOME OF THE BRAVE. Sean Daniels directs an ensemble cast in this good old-fashioned comedy, featuring family values, a dollop of magic, and a potential nominee you can wholeheartedly support. Loosely inspired by Moliere's TARTUFFE, Kaplan's play is the perfect antidote to real presidential politics. (more...)

Hallmark Channel to Celebrate June Weddings with Four New Original MoviesHallmark Channel to Celebrate June Weddings with Four New Original Movies
by TV News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Hallmark Channel says 'I do' to new original movies every Saturday night this June celebrating wedding bells and romance with its annual June Weddings programming event (more...)

New at Pixum: Customised phone cases for more than 200 smartphone modelsNew at Pixum: Customised phone cases for more than 200 smartphone models
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

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Galaxy Entertainment Group Selected Unaudited Q1 2016 Financial DataGalaxy Entertainment Group Selected Unaudited Q1 2016 Financial Data
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

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Original HAIRSPRAY Star Matthew Morrison Throws His Hat in the Ring for HAIRSPRAY LIVE!Original HAIRSPRAY Star Matthew Morrison Throws His Hat in the Ring for HAIRSPRAY LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

The cast of NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE! is starting to come together! As BroadwayWorld reported just yesterday, Oscar, Golden Globe, SAG and Grammy Award-winner Jennifer Hudson and multiple Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein will headline the network's next live Broadway musical Holiday event following the phenomenal success of 'The Wiz Live!' This still leaves many roles that have yet to be cast, and we've learned that another original star has his eyes on a new part.  (more...)

What's On In Edinburgh - Week Beginning April 25What's On In Edinburgh - Week Beginning April 25
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Apr 26, 2016

A summary of what's on in Edinburgh week beginning April 25th. (more...)

Frank Zappa's 'Lumpy Money Project/Object' Set & More to Debut 5/27Frank Zappa's 'Lumpy Money Project/Object' Set & More to Debut 5/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Frank Zappa's 3-CD Lumpy Money Project/Object set and his 2-CD Road Tapes, Venue #1 and Road Tapes, Venue #2performance albums will be reissued, and Road Tapes, Venue #3 will debut on May 27 from Zappa Records/UMe. All four titles will be available on CD and digitally. (more...)

Harvey Fierstein Reacts to HAIRSPRAY:LIVE Casting: 'She's Back in the Girdle Again!'Harvey Fierstein Reacts to HAIRSPRAY:LIVE Casting: 'She's Back in the Girdle Again!'
by TV News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein will headline the cast of NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE, the network's next live Broadway musical Holiday event to be broadcast live on December 7th. (more...)

My Morning Jacket Release 'One Big Holiday' Remixed and RemasteredMy Morning Jacket Release 'One Big Holiday' Remixed and Remastered
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

My Morning Jacket released a completely remixed and remastered version of “One Big Holiday” from their forthcoming deluxe reissue of 2003's It Still Moves. (more...)

The Parisian Macao to Bring the Elegance, Charm and Romanticism of Paris to MacaoThe Parisian Macao to Bring the Elegance, Charm and Romanticism of Paris to Macao
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

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Tickets to New Edition & Babyface at NJPAC on Sale TodayTickets to New Edition & Babyface at NJPAC on Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

SJ Presents, announces that R&B super group, New Edition and multi-platinum hit-maker Babyface will be coming to the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Connecticut Thursday, July 7 at 8:00 p.m. See New England's biggest R&B band perform their platinum plus hits 'Candy Girl' to 'Can You Stand the Rain' along with Babyface who not only produced mega hits for many superstars but sold millions of records with hits 'Whip Appeal' to 'We've Got Love' and so much more. Summer just got hotter with the New Edition and Babyface concert that will undeniably keep the crowd fully entertained performing one chart-topper after the other. Be sure to reserve tickets on Friday, April 29th at 10am at Ticketmaster.com or by phone at 800.745.3000 and at the Webster Bank Arena Click It or Ticket Box Office located at 600 Main Street, Bridgeport, CT. (more...)

BREAKING: Jennifer Hudson, Harvey Fierstein to Star in NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE!BREAKING: Jennifer Hudson, Harvey Fierstein to Star in NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE!
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 25, 2016

Oscar, Golden Globe, SAG and Grammy Award-winner Jennifer Hudson and multiple Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein will headline the cast of NBC's 'Hairspray Live!,' the network's next live Broadway musical Holiday event following the phenomenal success of 'The Wiz Live!' (more...)

Filter Theatre's TWELFTH NIGHT Comes to HOME Manchester This MayFilter Theatre's TWELFTH NIGHT Comes to HOME Manchester This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Fresh from tours of India and a run in New York, Filter Theatre's 90-minute take on the Bard's joyous comedy TWELFTH NIGHT is a feast for the eyes and ears. This riotous and energetic interpretation was originally commissioned by Michael Boyd, Artistic Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company and will run Wed 11 - Sat 14 May 2016 at HOME in Manchester. (more...)

Analogue Theatre to Bring STOWAWAY to HOME in Manchester This SpringAnalogue Theatre to Bring STOWAWAY to HOME in Manchester This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Award-winning Analogue Theatre will bring its highly acclaimed show STOWAWAY to HOME in Manchester, Thursday 5 - Saturday 7 May 2016. STOWAWAY tells a powerful story on the highly topical issue of migration in extreme circumstances.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: Sneak Peek at the Callbacks for AMERICAN IDIOT Manila PremierePhoto Coverage: Sneak Peek at the Callbacks for AMERICAN IDIOT Manila Premiere
by Erickson Dela Cruz - Apr 25, 2016

New and familiar faces, former reality TV contestants, and several rock band members were called back by telecom giant Globe and theater company 9 Works Theatrical, co-producers of the Manila premiere of the hit musical AMERICAN IDIOT by Green Day. (more...)

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