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Before there was "Mad Men," there was this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award- winning musical where power, sex, ambition, and greed are all in a day's work at the office. A window washer climbs the corporate ladder with the help of a trusty manual, but when the boss's arrogant nephew attacks, and the book doesn't have the answer, he'll have to depend on his own wit and creativity to survive. "It stings mischievously and laughs uproariously" - The NY Times


New Richard Maltby Jr. & David Shire Musical WATERFALL to Premiere on West Coast Prior to 2016 Broadway BowNew Richard Maltby Jr. & David Shire Musical WATERFALL to Premiere on West Coast Prior to 2016 Broadway Bow
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

A distinguished international creative team is coming together to create WATERFALL, an epic new Broadway musical love story, which will have its US premiere at The Pasadena Playhouse, where preview performances begin June 2, 2015 with the official press opening on June 7, 2015. It will then play Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre in Fall 2015, prior to reaching Broadway in 2016. (more...)

Tickets for DISNEY'S THE LION KING on Sale at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale 10/10Tickets for DISNEY'S THE LION KING on Sale at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale 10/10
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Disney Theatrical Productions and Broadway Across America announced today that tickets for the long-awaited return engagement of DISNEY'S THE LION KING will go on sale to the public on Friday, October 10th at 10:00a.m. Fort Lauderdale's most eagerly awaited return will once again leap onto the Au-Rene stage on Wednesday, January 7 for a limited engagement of 4 weeks through Sunday, February 1. The opening night is Friday, January 9 at 8:00p.m. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 9/29/14 - THE LAST SHIP Sets Sail, 'BOGEYMAN' Opens and More!WAKE UP with BWW 9/29/14 - THE LAST SHIP Sets Sail, 'BOGEYMAN' Opens and More!
by Jessica Showers - Sep 29, 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: THE LAST SHIP sets sail on Broadway, STALKING THE BOGEYMAN opens at New World Stages, CHICAGO welcomes a new 'Mama', Kevin Spacey performs in D.C. and more! (more...)

BWW TV: Watch a Sneak Peek from Broadway-Bound CAN-CAN at Paper Mill Playhouse, with Kate Baldwin, Jason Danieley & More!BWW TV: Watch a Sneak Peek from Broadway-Bound CAN-CAN at Paper Mill Playhouse, with Kate Baldwin, Jason Danieley & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 27, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse will open its 2014-2015 season with a Broadway-bound, world-class revival of Can-Can starring Kate Baldwin as Pistache and Jason Danieley as Aristide. This fresh new production features direction by David Lee (Frasier, Cheers) and choreography by Patti Colombo (Paper Mill's Peter Pan, On the Town, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers). The show features a book by Abe Burrows (Guys and Dolls, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying) and a re-crafted script by Joel Fields (Ugly Betty, The Americans) and David Lee. Can-Can's score features some of Cole Porter's timeless classics including 'I Love Paris,' 'C'est Magnifique,' 'It's All Right With Me' and more. Paper Mill Playhouse is launching this Broadway-bound production of Cole Porter's classic musical with producing partner Jonathan Burrows. Can-Can will play the Millburn, New Jersey, theater from October 1 through October 26, 2014. The company just met the press to preview the new production and you can check out a sneak peek and interviews with the whole team below! (more...)

Christopher Walken on PETER PAN Vocal Performance: 'Think Rex Harrison'Christopher Walken on PETER PAN Vocal Performance: 'Think Rex Harrison'
by TV News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

This week, the stage veteran told EW's Clark Collis that while singing isn't his strong suit, he's not worried about his performance in the live musical broadcast. (more...)

MAMMA MIA! Comes to Austin This Winter; Tickets on Sale NowMAMMA MIA! Comes to Austin This Winter; Tickets on Sale Now
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus' MAMMA MIA!, the smash hit musical based on the songs of ABBA, returns to Bass Concert Hall in January 2015. Performances begin on January 20 and run through January 25. (more...)

RAIN: A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES to Return to Bass Concert Hall, Feb 6-7; Tickets on Sale TomorrowRAIN: A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES to Return to Bass Concert Hall, Feb 6-7; Tickets on Sale Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

Direct from their phenomenally successful Broadway engagement, the internationally-acclaimed Beatles concert, RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles, makes its returns to Bass Concert Hall for three performances. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Allison Williams & Christopher Walken in Promo for NBC's PETER PAN LIVE!Photo Flash: First Look at Allison Williams & Christopher Walken in Promo for NBC's PETER PAN LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, stage vets Taylor Louderman and Alanna Saunders most recently joined the cast as of NBC's upcoming PETER PAN LIVE! as Wendy Darling and Tiger Lily, respectively. The pair joins GIRLS' Allison Williams, Christopher Walken, Christian Borle and Kelli O'Hara for the live production. Below, we bring you a promotional image for the special television event, as shared by producer Neil Meron via Twitter! (more...)

Stage Veterans Taylor Louderman & Alanna Saunders Heading to Neverland on NBC's PETER PAN LIVE!Stage Veterans Taylor Louderman & Alanna Saunders Heading to Neverland on NBC's PETER PAN LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

The cast of NBC's PETER PAN LIVE! continues to grow. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse's Broadway-Bound CAN-CAN Meets The PressPhoto Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse's Broadway-Bound CAN-CAN Meets The Press
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 20, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse will open its 2014-2015 season with a Broadway-bound, world-class revival of Can-Can starring Kate Baldwin as Pistache and Jason Danieley as Aristide. This fresh new production features direction by David Lee(Frasier, Cheers) and choreography by Patti Colombo (Paper Mill's Peter Pan, On the Town, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers). The show features a book by Abe Burrows (Guys and Dolls, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying) and a re-crafted script by Joel Fields (Ugly Betty, The Americans) and David Lee. The company just met the press to preview the new production and you can check out photos from inside the special preview event below! (more...)

BLUE MAN GROUP to Return to the Orpheum Theater, 10/24-26BLUE MAN GROUP to Return to the Orpheum Theater, 10/24-26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

BLUE MAN GROUP returns to Omaha Friday, October 24, through Sunday, October 26. Tickets starting at $35 are now on sale at Ticket Omaha* for the four performances at the Orpheum Theater.** The theatrical tour features brand new content highlighted by classic Blue Man favorites. (more...)

Lea Michele, Darren Criss to Sing 'Broadway Classic' on Final Season of GLEE!Lea Michele, Darren Criss to Sing 'Broadway Classic' on Final Season of GLEE!
by TV News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Today, Lea Michele turned to Twitter to reveal some big Broadway news! (more...)

Telly Leung, Julia Murney & Dana Moore Featured on Latest Episode of THE ENSEMBLISTTelly Leung, Julia Murney & Dana Moore Featured on Latest Episode of THE ENSEMBLIST
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Mo Brady and Nikka Graff Lanzarone announce the release of The Ensemblist's 31st episode: "Ensemble Shows." (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 9/16/14 - Barbra's PARTNERS, Betty's GHOSTLIGHT, EVITA in the West End, TALK RADIO and More!WAKE UP with BWW 9/16/14 - Barbra's PARTNERS, Betty's GHOSTLIGHT, EVITA in the West End, TALK RADIO and More!
by Jessica Showers - Sep 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: Barbra and Betty release their new albums today, EVITA opens at the Dominion, TALK RADIO opens at the Chain, and stars take to regional stages across the U.S. tonight! (more...)

The Farmington Players Open Season With Classic Comedy ARSENIC & OLD LACE 9/26thThe Farmington Players Open Season With Classic Comedy ARSENIC & OLD LACE 9/26th
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

The Brewster sisters love to murder old men and bury their bodies in the basement. That zany premise sets the stage for the Farmington Players season opener, the farcical black comedy Arsenic and Old Lace by Joseph Kesselring. The show runs September 26th to October 18th at the Farmington Players Barn. Reserved seats are available at www.farmingtonplayers.org and at the box office (248) 553-2955. (more...)

Tony Winners Jessie Mueller, Andre DeShields & More Set for Chicago Humanities Festival's A NIGHT AT THE TONYS, 11/3Tony Winners Jessie Mueller, Andre DeShields & More Set for Chicago Humanities Festival's A NIGHT AT THE TONYS, 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

The Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) announced casting today for A Night at the Tonys, this year's William and Greta Wiley Flory Concert, an annual cabaret performance, taking place on Monday, Nov. 3, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at Francis W. Parker School (2233 North Clark Street) as part of the 25th Anniversary Fall Festival: Journeys, Oct. 25-Nov. 9. (more...)

VIDEO: First Listen - New Nick Jonas Single 'Numb' ft. Angel HazeVIDEO: First Listen - New Nick Jonas Single 'Numb' ft. Angel Haze
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

Below, get a first listen to Nick Jonas' new single ft. Angel Haze. The track is off of his new, self-titled album which will be released on Nov. 11th as both a standard ten-song collection and a deluxe edition with three bonus songs. (more...)

NBC's PETER PAN Finds Its Pirates, Lost Boys and Darling Children; Complete Casting Announced!NBC's PETER PAN Finds Its Pirates, Lost Boys and Darling Children; Complete Casting Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

NBC's PETER PAN LIVE, the network special from executive producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, will air on December 4. Preparing to sprinkle fairy dust across America, NBC presents a bold new LIVE television production of the classic Broadway musical that will gather friends, families and anyone who refuses to ever grow up. As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the special will star Allison Williams, Christopher Walken, Christian Borle, Kelli O'Hara, Taylor Louderman and Alanna Saunders for the live production. (more...)

First Look: All-New Photo of Allison Williams in NBC's PETER PAN LIVE!First Look: All-New Photo of Allison Williams in NBC's PETER PAN LIVE!
by TV News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

NBC has shared an all-new photo of Allison Williams in the network's highly anticipated PETER PAN LIVE! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Jason Danieley, Kate Baldwin & Cast of CAN-CAN Celebrates Opening NightPhoto Coverage: Jason Danieley, Kate Baldwin & Cast of CAN-CAN Celebrates Opening Night
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 6, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse just opened its 2014-2015 season with a Broadway-bound, world-class revival ofCan-Can starring Kate Baldwin as Pistache and Jason Danieley as Aristide. This fresh new production features direction by David Lee (Frasier, Cheers) and choreography by Patti Colombo (Paper Mill's Peter Pan, On the Town, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers). The show features a book by Abe Burrows (Guys and Dolls, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying) and a re-crafted script by Joel Fields (Ugly Betty, The Americans) and David Lee. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the opening night after party! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway-Bound CAN-CAN Celebrates Opening Night at Paper Mill PlayhousePhoto Coverage: Broadway-Bound CAN-CAN Celebrates Opening Night at Paper Mill Playhouse
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 6, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse just opened its 2014-2015 season with a Broadway-bound, world-class revival of Can-Can starring Kate Baldwin as Pistache and Jason Danieley as Aristide. This fresh new production features direction by David Lee (Frasier, Cheers) and choreography by Patti Colombo (Paper Mill's Peter Pan, On the Town, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers). The show features a book by Abe Burrows (Guys and Dolls, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying) and a re-crafted script by Joel Fields (Ugly Betty, The Americans) and David Lee. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the opening night curtain call! (more...)

Sarah Jessica Parker Teases SEX AND THE CITY 3Sarah Jessica Parker Teases SEX AND THE CITY 3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2014

It is becoming increasingly likely that the SEX AND THE CITY cast will soon be reunited. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from Paper Mill's Broadway-Bound CAN-CAN, Starring Kate Baldwin & Jason Danieley!STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from Paper Mill's Broadway-Bound CAN-CAN, Starring Kate Baldwin & Jason Danieley!
by Stage Tube - Oct 3, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse opens its 2014-2015 season with a Broadway-bound, world-class revival of Can-Can starring Kate Baldwin as Pistache and Jason Danieley as Aristide. This fresh new production features direction by David Lee (Frasier, Cheers) and choreography by Patti Colombo (Paper Mill's Peter Pan, On the Town, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers). The show features a book by Abe Burrows (Guys and Dolls, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying) and a re-crafted script by Joel Fields (Ugly Betty, The Americans) and David Lee. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you highlights from production! (more...)

ANNIE the Musical Coming to the Benedum Center, Opening 10/28ANNIE the Musical Coming to the Benedum Center, Opening 10/28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust is proud to annouce the new U.S. National Tour of ANNIE opening on Tuesday, October 28th and running through Sunday, November 2nd at the Benedum Center.ANNIE is part of the PNC Broadway Across America-Pittsburgh series presented by the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Broadway Across America and Pittsburgh Symphony. (more...)

Daniel Radcliffe to Return to World of Magic in NOW YOU SEE ME Sequel?Daniel Radcliffe to Return to World of Magic in NOW YOU SEE ME Sequel?
by Movies News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

Daniel Radcliffe is set to appear in the the upcoming sequel to the magic-themed film NOW YOU SEE ME. (more...)

Megan Mullally, Christine Ebersole & Ana Gasteyer Set for Broadway Series at Woodlawn Theatre in 2015Megan Mullally, Christine Ebersole & Ana Gasteyer Set for Broadway Series at Woodlawn Theatre in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

Some of Broadway's most acclaimed musical theater actresses will be in San Antonio over the coming months in the Broadway @ Woodlawn Theatre Celebrity Series with host Seth Rudetsky. (more...)

Riverdale Repertory Company to Stage HOW TO SUCCEED, 11/1-16Riverdale Repertory Company to Stage HOW TO SUCCEED, 11/1-16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

"Mad Men" meets Broadway as the Riverdale Repertory Company present the classic musical comedy about big business in the 1960s, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying for six performances only, November 1-16, 2014. (more...)

FIRST LISTEN: Nick Jonas Drops New Song 'Wilderness' from Upcoming AlbumFIRST LISTEN: Nick Jonas Drops New Song 'Wilderness' from Upcoming Album
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

Nick Jonas has shared a first listen to his new single, 'Wilderness' from his upcoming self-titled album, ut on November 11th on iTunes. Get a first listen below! (more...)

Victoria Clark and Dee Hoty Join Vanessa Hudgens & More in Broadway-Bound GIGI!Victoria Clark and Dee Hoty Join Vanessa Hudgens & More in Broadway-Bound GIGI!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

Complete principal casting has been announced for the new Broadway production of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's beloved Oscar and Tony Award-winning film and stage musical, Gigi. Victoria Clark, who won a Tony Award for her luminous performance in The Light in the Piazza and was also Tony-nominated for Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella and Sister Act, will star as Mamita Alvarez. Dee Hoty, who has starred on Broadway in City of Angels, Me and My Girl and Mamma Mia! and is a three-time Tony Award nominee for The Will Rogers Follies, The Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public and Footloose, will star as Aunt Alicia. Gigi also stars Vanessa Hudgens in the title role, two-time Tony Award-nominee Howard McGillin (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Anything Goes, The Phantom of the Opera) as Honore Lachaille, Corey Cott (Newsies) as Gaston Lachaille and Steffanie Leigh (Mary Poppins) as Liane d'Exelmans. (more...)

IF WE WERE BIRDS, Eric Peterson, Leni Parker, Micheline Chevrier and More Top 2014 METAwards; All the Winners!IF WE WERE BIRDS, Eric Peterson, Leni Parker, Micheline Chevrier and More Top 2014 METAwards; All the Winners!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

The METAs are proud to announce the 2013-2014 winners! (more...)

Megan Mullally and More Set for 2014-15 San Antonio Broadway SeriesMegan Mullally and More Set for 2014-15 San Antonio Broadway Series
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

The Broadway @ series originated at its now-famous home in Provincetown, MA in the summer of 2011. Since that time the series, hosted by SiriusXM radio star and pianist Seth Rudetsky and produced by Mark Cortale, has attracted Broadway's biggest stars, such as Patti LuPone, Audra McDonald, Sutton Foster, Megan Hilty, Cheyenne Jackson, Chita Rivera, and many other marquee names. The series has also now leapt to ongoing seasons in New Orleans, Fort Lauderdale, Los Angeles, the Poconos, Woodstock, NY, Hartford, Detroit, as well as Sydney, Australia and London's West End. (more...)

Sarah Jessica Parker to Star in Rom Com ALL ROADS LEAD TO ROAMSarah Jessica Parker to Star in Rom Com ALL ROADS LEAD TO ROAM
by TV News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

Sarah Jessica Parker has signed on to star in the new romcom all roads lead to rome, from director Ella Lemhagen. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Kate Baldwin, Jason Danieley and More in Paper Mill's Broadway-Bound CAN-CANPhoto Flash: First Look at Kate Baldwin, Jason Danieley and More in Paper Mill's Broadway-Bound CAN-CAN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse opens its 2014-2015 season with a Broadway-bound, world-class revival of Can-Can starring Kate Baldwin as Pistache and Jason Danieley as Aristide. This fresh new production features direction by David Lee (Frasier, Cheers) and choreography by Patti Colombo (Paper Mill's Peter Pan, On the Town, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers). The show features a book by Abe Burrows (Guys and Dolls, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying) and a re-crafted script by Joel Fields (Ugly Betty, The Americans) and David Lee. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

VIDEO: Nick Jonas Teases Behind-the-Scenes at COSMO Photo ShootVIDEO: Nick Jonas Teases Behind-the-Scenes at COSMO Photo Shoot
by Stage Tube - Oct 2, 2014

In the behind-the-scenes video below, Nick Jonas talks about 'his fearless approach to fashion, music and life' at his recent Cosmopolitan shoot! Jonas will appear in the magazine's November issue. (more...)

Photo Flash: NBC Reveals Poster for PETER PAN LIVE!Photo Flash: NBC Reveals Poster for PETER PAN LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

NBC has released key art for 'Peter Pan Live!' with Allison Williams starring in the title role and Christopher Walken as the villainous Captain Hook. This holiday musical event will premiere on Thursday, Dec. 4 at 8 p.m. (ET/PT) on NBC. Check it out below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Paper Mill's CAN-CAN Cast and More Take Part in Spirit Day 2014Photo Flash: Paper Mill's CAN-CAN Cast and More Take Part in Spirit Day 2014
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

GLAAD's 2014 Spirit Day is today, October 16, and invites Americans to wear purple to take a united stand against bullying and show support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth. Paper Mill Playhouse staff, crew, orchestra and the cast of CAN-CAN participated in Spirit Day, and you can check out a photo below! (more...)

FIRST LISTEN: Nick Jonas Releases Two New Songs from Upcoming Self-Titled AlbumFIRST LISTEN: Nick Jonas Releases Two New Songs from Upcoming Self-Titled Album
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

Nick Jonas has released two new tracks from his upcoming self-titled album, "Teacher" and "Wilderness". His debut solo album will be out on November 11th on iTunes. (more...)

Tony Winner Neil Patrick Harris Tapped to Host 87th Annual Oscars!Tony Winner Neil Patrick Harris Tapped to Host 87th Annual Oscars!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

Award-winning star of stage and screen Neil Patrick Harris will host the 87th Oscars®, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today. This will be Harris' first time hosting the ceremony. The show will air live on ABC on Oscar® Sunday, February 22, 2015. (more...)

What's Broadway's Stephanie Rothenberg Doing in Stratford? Playing Maria!What's Broadway's Stephanie Rothenberg Doing in Stratford? Playing Maria!
by Alan Henry - Oct 15, 2014

Broadway's Stephanie Rothenberg, of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (starring Daniel Radcliffe, and later - Nick Jonas) fame will play Maria in THE SOUND OF MUSIC at the Stratford Festival next season. (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...)

Karen Carpenter to Direct HANDLE WITH CARE at the Colony Theatre, 11/5-12/14Karen Carpenter to Direct HANDLE WITH CARE at the Colony Theatre, 11/5-12/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

The Colony Theatre will present the third production of its historic 40thAnniversary season, the West Coast Premiere of HANDLE WITH CARE by Jason Odell Williams, directed by Karen Carpenter. HANDLE WITH CARE will preview on Wednesday, November 5; Thursday, November 6; andFriday, November 7 at 8:00pm. It will open on Saturday, November 8 at 8:00pm and continue through Sunday, December 14, with no performances Thanksgiving week. (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...)

Video: Looking Forward to BROADWAY @ WOODLAWN THEATRE with Seth Rudetsky and Ana GasteyerVideo: Looking Forward to BROADWAY @ WOODLAWN THEATRE with Seth Rudetsky and Ana Gasteyer
by Jeff Davis - Oct 14, 2014

The Broadway @ Woodlawn Theatre Celebrity Series kicks off on November 8, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. with Seth Rudetsky and Ana Gasteyer. Ana Gasteyer is well-known for her six season stint on TV's 'Saturday Night Live' as well as her work on ABC's 'Suburgatory.' Her Broadway credits include 'Wicked' and 'The Rocky Horror Picture Show.' (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...)

2014 Jeff Awards Set for Tonight in Chicago; Goodman & Drury Lane Lead Nominations2014 Jeff Awards Set for Tonight in Chicago; Goodman & Drury Lane Lead Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2014

The 46th Annual Jeff Awards ceremony honoring excellence in professional theatre produced within the immediate Chicago area is tonight, October 13 at Drury Lane Oakbrook, 100 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace. (more...)

Tickets Go on Sale This Friday for CHICAGO in San Antonio, Running Jan 27-Feb 1Tickets Go on Sale This Friday for CHICAGO in San Antonio, Running Jan 27-Feb 1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2014

CHICAGO which opened to rave reviews on November 14, 1996, now has the distinction of being the longest running American musical in Broadway history, and... shows no sign of ever slowing down, opens at the Majestic Theatre for eight performances, January 27 through February 1, 2015. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m., Friday, October 17. (more...)

Review Roundup: CAN-CAN at Paper Mill PlayhouseReview Roundup: CAN-CAN at Paper Mill Playhouse
by Review Roundups - Oct 13, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse opened its 2014-2015 season with a Broadway-bound, world-class revival of Can-Can on Sunday night, October 5, starring Kate Baldwin as Pistache and Jason Danieley as Aristide. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Ana Gasteyer, Christine Ebersole, and More to Play San Antonio's Woodlawn TheatreAna Gasteyer, Christine Ebersole, and More to Play San Antonio's Woodlawn Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2014

Tony Award winner Christine Ebersole, and television stars Ana Gasteyer from Saturday Night Live and Emmy-winning Megan Mullaly from Will & Grace will be featured in this Broadway Series. Starring as host, interviewer and pianist will be Seth Rudetsky, a Broadway accompanist and expert, who is also a Sirius XM radio host and comedian. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 10/10/14 - CINDERELLA and BEAUTY AND THE BEAST on Tour, THE NANCE on PBS, WHILE I YET LIVE Opens & More!WAKE UP with BWW 10/10/14 - CINDERELLA and BEAUTY AND THE BEAST on Tour, THE NANCE on PBS, WHILE I YET LIVE Opens & More!
by Jessica Showers - Oct 10, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: CINDERELLA and BEAUTY AND THE BEAST go on tour, THE NANCE airs on PBS and Billy Porter's WHILE I YET LIVE opens on Sunday! (more...)

Broadway-Bound CAN-CAN Begins Tonight at Paper MillBroadway-Bound CAN-CAN Begins Tonight at Paper Mill
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse will open its 2014-2015 season with a Broadway-bound, world-class revival of Can-Can starring Kate Baldwin as Pistache and Jason Danieley as Aristide. Can-Can will play the Millburn, New Jersey, theater from tonight, October 1 through October 26, 2014. The official press opening night is Sunday, October 5, at 7:00pm. (more...)

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