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by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2014

Denver Center Attractions announces the 2014 recipients for The Bobby G Awards - the Colorado regional awards program for The National High School Musical Theater Awards. Conner Kingsley and Abby Noble, the 2014 Bobby G Award recipients of the Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role and Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role, will represent Colorado at The National High School Musical Theater Awards in New York. Conner Kingsley played Igor in Lakewood High School's production of Young Frankenstein. Abby Noble played Gertrude McFuzz in Grandview High School's production of Seussical. (more...)

Yorgo Alexopoulos Works Selected as June's Midnight Moment in Times Square
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2014

Just in time for the month of the Summer Solstice, Yorgo Alexopoulos's site-specific June Midnight Moment will fill 42 large LED screens with abstracted celestial forms, creating a virtual solar system In Times Square. The artist's film, titled Transits, will premiere just before midnight on Sunday, June 1st, and play every night throughout the month from 11:57 p.m. to midnight. Midnight Moment is a monthly presentation of The Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) and Times Square Arts. (more...)

Sam Shepard's A LIE OF THE MIND Closes Trinity Rep's 50th Season, Now thru 6/29
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

Trinity Rep brings its 50th anniversary season to a close with Sam Shepard's A Lie of the Mind, directed by Brian Mertes in Trinity Rep's Dowling Theater from today, May 29-June 29, 2014, considered by many to be a modern masterpiece of American familial dysfunction. (more...)

Stars Align! Bradley Cooper, Kevin Bacon, Carole King, Will Ferrell & More Set to Make Appearances at the 2014 Tony Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

The Tony Awards have announced the line-up of stars who will take the stage at the 68th Annual Tony Awards. The 2014 Tony Awards will broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City, on CBS, on Sunday, June 8th 8:00 - 11:00 p.m. (ET/PT time delay) and are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. (more...)

Taste Asia Hits Times Square this June
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

Over the last 6 years, NTD Television's International Chinese Culinary Competition has become a significant outdoor cultural event In Times Square. The competition brings together the most recognized Chinese master chefs from around the world over two days. (more...)

Beth Dies, Inc. Presents WOMEN, 6/7-21
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2014

BETH DIES, INC presents WOMEN a comedy from the East Coast, written by Chiara Atik. The production will is presented as part of the Hollywood Fringe Festival. Stephanie Ward set to direct at Theatre Asylum. Opening June 7th through June 21st, 2014. Admission is $15.00 (more...)

by Louisa Brady - May 23, 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 a first look at 'Just Jim Dale,' the Stars in the Alley concert, the cast of 'Submissions Only' at 54 Below, and more! (more...)

Julien's Auctions Offers Music Memorabilia for THE BEATLES This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

Julien's Auctions, the world's premier entertainment and music memorabilia auction house, has announced Music Icons 2014 to be held today, Friday, May 16, 2014 and Saturday, May 17, 2014 at the Hard Rock Cafe New York located at 1501 Broadway In Times Square, Fifty years ago this year, a British rock band called The Beatles gave its first American TV performance on 'The Ed Sullivan Show' and music history was made. (more...)

Superman Hall of Heroes To Honor Everyday Heroes
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

NEW YORK, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ In a ceremony in New York's Times Square, Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) and DC Entertainment officially announced the launch of Superman Hall of Heroes (, an online gift-giving portal that empowers consumers to honor their personal heroes those who have made a positive impact on their lives or the lives of others. To mark the occasion, an inaugural class of notable heroes from diverse backgrounds was honored, among them, courageous military personnel, forward thinking educational leaders, heroes in public safety and inspirational athletes. (more...)

TERESE GENECCO'S 'Longest Running Nightclub Act on Broadway' To Celebrate Hitting 100th Show Mark at Iridium, 5/20
by Stephen Hanks - May 13, 2014

It isn't called 'The Longest Running Nightclub Act on Broadway' for nothing. Terese Genecco and her eight-piece 'Little Big Band' are back at The Iridium (1650 Broadway at 51st Street) to celebrate their 99th and 100th performances at the venue on Tuesday, May 20th (shows at 8:30 pm & 10:30 pm.) The multi-award-winning singer/bandleader/comedian continues to light up Times Square with her unique brand of 50's-era Rat Pack-inspired musical mayhem. (more...)

RELLECIGA's Hot Auto Models to Enthrall a European Audience
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2014

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The 10 th Carat Tuning Auto Show, a grand event in the European vehicle world, will be held from 20June - 22 June, 2014 in Central Europe by Carat Tuning Agency. RELLECIGA will be the only bikini sponsor for the Miss Carat Tuning, which is the model selecting event. (more...)

East Lynne Theater Company Announces New Discounts & Specials
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2014

The award-winning Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company continues to offer savings to its patrons that are both flexible and affordable. Many theater lovers take advantage of these various discounts regularly. (more...)

2014 Tony Awards Rehearsal - Editor-in-Chief Robert Diamond's LIVE Blog!
by Robert Diamond - Jun 8, 2014

It's Tony Sunday! The greatest day of the year has finally arrived. If you're like me (and if you're reading this, you are) - you're up early, and following for what's going to be a FULL day of fun, excitement and TONYS TONYS TONYS! (more...)

It's Tony Sunday! Your Guide to ALL About the 2014 Tony Awards!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 8, 2014

It's tonight! The 2014 Tony Awards will air on CBS tonight, June 8 at 8pm and, as usual, will be your one-stop shop for all things Tonys on Tony Day, Night and Beyond! (more...)

It's Almost Tony Night! Complete Guide to BWW Coverage - All You Need to Know; Nominees, Schedule & More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 7, 2014

It's almost here! The 2014 Tony Awards will air on CBS Sunday night, June 8 at 8pm and, as usual, will be your one-stop shop for all things Tonys on Tony Day, Night and Beyond! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 6/4/14 - 'MISS DAISY' and CANDIDE On-Screen, THEY CALL ME Q, 'PRINCESS' & More!
by Jessica Showers - Jun 4, 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: DRIVING MISS DAISY, starring Lansbury and Jones, hits movie theaters today, while the NY Phil's CANDIDE concert, featuring Chenoweth and LuPone, is out online! (more...)

Kerry Butler, Justin Guarini to Host TONY AWARDS Simulcast from New York's Times Squre
by TV News Desk - Jun 4, 2014

For the sixth year, the Tony Awards® will be simulcast live In Times Square…and you're invited! Past Tony Award nominee Kerry Butler and singer Justin Guarini (Wicked) will host the outdoor celebration of Broadway, which is free and open to the public, right in the heart of New York City's Theatre District. (more...)

Robin Roberts to Appear at Alliance for Women in Media Foundation Annual Gracie Awards Luncheon
by TV News Desk - Jun 4, 2014

The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF) is pleased to announce that Robin Roberts, anchor, ABC's Good Morning America, and a 2014 national Gracie Award recipient (more...)

Justin Guarini and Kerry Butler to Host Times Square Tony Awards Simulcast
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2014

Clear Channel Spectacolor, a brand division of Clear Channel Outdoor (NYSE: CCO), in partnership with the Times Square Alliance and the City of New York, announced today the sixth annual simulcast of the Tony Awards on June 8th In Times Square. Clear Channel Spectacolor is Co-Producer of the 2014 simulcast and an official media partner of the 68th Annual Tony Awards. The event will be co-hosted by past Tony Award nominee Kerry Butler and singer Justin Guarini. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

The creators of NYC's Japanese game show BATSU!, the 'Wacky Spectacle' (NY Magazine) that CBS NY calls one of the 'best things to do in NYC' are at it again with their latest creation, a sizzling hot comedy experience destined to change ladies' night forever! (more...)

2014 Deer Valley Music Festival to Open with Patriotic Lineup, Featuring Texas Tenors and Kenny Rogers, 7/4
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

The Deer Valley Music Festival, summer home of Utah Symphony | Utah Opera, opens their eleventh season with a holiday bang this year and two special Fourth of July concerts at the Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater. (more...)

Ariana Grande Celebrates 21st Birthday with Mickey Mouse!
by TV News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

The pop singer shared a photo on Twitter of her celebration with none other than Mickey himself (more...)

Dacyl Acevedo's WILL WORK FOR Comes to 2014 San Diego Fringe, 7/3-8
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

Will Work For is a fearless, farcical, huge wake-up call! (more...)

Chris Doyle Transforms Times Square Into a Flourishing Canyon with its Animal Inhabitants Throughout July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

Chris Doyle will transform the concrete jungle of New York City's Times Square into a flourishing canyon landscape for three minutes every night in July as part of Midnight Moment. The artist's film, titled Bright Canyon, will premiere just beforemidnight on Tuesday, July 1st, and play every night throughout the month from 11:57 p.m. to midnight on Times Square's electronic billboards.Midnight Moment is a monthly presentation of The Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) and Times Square Arts. The July MidnightMoment is presented in partnership with Andrew Edlin Gallery. (more...)

Paralyzed Veterans of America Awarded Telly Award for Ben Affleck Public Service Spot
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

Paralyzed Veterans of America is proud to announce that the organization has been selected as a Bronze Level winner in the 35th Annual Telly Awards for its public service spot featuring Paralyzed Veterans' supporter and Academy Award winner Ben Affleck. The award-winning spot can be viewed online at (more...)

Renaissance Hotels of NYC Celebrate Global Day of Discovery 2014, 6/26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

Renaissance Hotels (, a hotel brand known for inspiring its guests to Live Life to Discover, will host its third annual Global Day of Discovery on June 26th at more than 150 of its hotels around the world. On this day, nearly every Renaissance Hotel, including Renaissance New York Hotel 57 and Renaissance New York Times Square, will celebrate by offering both hotel guests and the local community the opportunity to get out and discover something new by hosting exclusive musical, culinary, art or culturally focused events and unique local excursions designed by hotel NAVIGATORS to showcase the unique stories of each destination. For a complete list of events, visit (more...)

2014 Tony Awards Announce Student Lottery!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2014

The Tony Awards have announced that a limited number of tickets to the 68th Annual Tony Awards will be available to students through a Student Lottery at the Tony Pop-Up Shop on Tuesday, June 3rd. (more...)

Complete Cast and Creative Team Announced for the NYMF's COMING OF AGE, 7/7-13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

Coming of Age, a theatrical song cycle - a collection of short stories about growing up - will have its New York premiere this summer as an Official Selection of the 2014 New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) celebrating its 11th Anniversary Season. With a book, music and lyrics by Jon Provan, Coming of Age will be presented at Ford Foundation Studio Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street - between 9th & 10th Aves.). Directed by Ryan Pifher, performances will begin on July 7th and continue through July 13th. (more...)

Joan Rivers Adds July 3 Performances at the Laurie Beechman
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

Legendary comedian Joan Rivers continues to make The Laurie Beechman Theatre In Times Square her performance home in New York City. Rivers presents an evening of her newest and most outrageous riffs on Hollywood, pop culture, celebrities, and award show fashions at The Laurie Beechman Theatre inside the West Bank Cafe (407 West 42nd Street at Ninth Avenue). (more...)

by Ryan Kilpatrick - Jun 18, 2014

It was the great Marcus Garvey who said 'Be as proud of your race today as our fathers were in days of yore. We have beautiful history, and we shall create another in the future that will astonish the world.' (more...)

Douglas C Evans is the New Executive Director of YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014


by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

Move over Tony Awards, because Broadway's next biggest event is just around the corner. On Thursday, June 19th from 11am to 2:00 pm join cast members of Broadway's favorite shows, along with CBS RADIO New York personalities and sponsors for "Broadway Rocks Times Square for St. Mary's Kids," a free concert presented by CBS RADIO New York In Times Square's Pedestrian Plaza (Broadway & 43rd Street). (more...)

MINDBODY Presents Inaugural Wellness Conference, 6/22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

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Photo Flash: Kerry Butler & Justin Guarini Host TONY AWARDS Simulcast in Times Squre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

For the sixth year, the Tony Awards was simulcast live In Times Square, and was hosted by Kerry Butler and Justin Guarini, right in the heart of New York City's Theatre District. Check out a look back below! (more...)

Frederic Yonnet to Make NYC Debut at The Iridium, 6/15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

Urban jazz harmonicist Frederic Yonnet takes the stage for his New York debut at the Iridium Jazz Club In Times Square on Sunday, June 15, 2014 for two shows, 7pm and 9pm. (more...)

The Pivot Conference Unveils the Future of Business, Technology and Society; New Format Helps Executives and Strategists Chart a New Course Toward Market Relevance
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

NEW YORK, NY -  The Tomorrow Project, LLC, Brian Solis and Momentum, the organizers of Pivot, today announced the agenda for the 2014 Pivot Conference scheduled for October in New York City. (more...)

Face Off Unlimited Comes to Times Square with Launch of New Show
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2014

From the creators of BATSU!, comes an all out comedy win to cap off your Sunday Fun-day! Face Off has recruited and trained some of the brightest rising stars of the stage and screen, and took away their scripts! Watch what happens when teams of these expert improvisers compete In Times Square's comedy championship match! (more...)

BC/EFA Sets Date for 28th Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction- September 21, 2014!
by Stage Tube - Jul 7, 2014

On Sunday, September 21 (10am - 7pm), be a part of the biggest day for Broadway fans as the 28th Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction returns this fall to Times Square and Shubert Alley. (more...)

SiriusXM Fires Anthony Cumia, Co-Host of OPIE AND ANTHONY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2014

Earlier this week, Anthony Cumia took to Twitter to relate an experience he had In Times Square, claiming that a woman caught in the frame of his picture punched him in the face. He then proceeded to call the woman, who was African American, derogatory names and said that he hopes she gets shot and killed. Click here to read the full list of tweets. Following his remarks, SiriusXM fired Cumia. (more...)

by Adrienne Onofri - Jul 30, 2014

In his seventh Bway show in his eight years in NY, Daniel wowed audiences with his 'After Midnight' tap dancing. (more...)

Discovery Channel Teams with Dunkin' Donuts for SHARK WEEK
by TV News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

This year, SHARK WEEK will run on Dunkin'. SHARK WEEK, television's longest running must-see TV event, returns to Discovery Channel on August 10. (more...)

The Guggenheim Museum Presents UNDER THE SAME SUN: ART FROM LATIN AMERICA TODAY, Now Thru 10/1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

From June 13 through October 1, 2014, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York will present the exhibition Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today, which, along with in-depth education programs and online learning tools, inaugurates the second phase of the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative. Organized by Pablo León de la Barra, Guggenheim UBS MAP Curator, Latin America, the exhibition features contemporary works by 40 artists and collaborative duos representing 15 countries, including Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico (United States), Uruguay, and Venezuela. Following its presentation in New York, Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today will travel to Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo (MAM) and Museo Jumex in Mexico City. (more...)

MediaPost OMMA Awards Adds Native Advertising Categories
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Created by MediaPost in 2006, the OMMA Awards is an international competition established to honor agencies, advertisers and websites that push the potential of online creative. (more...)

Shock Illusionist Dan Sperry Will Make Broadway Return to Kick Off THE ILLUSIONISTS North American Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2014

NEW YORK, NY(Marketwired - Jul 2, 2014) - Illusionist Dan Sperry will return to New York City in November 2014, bringing his outrageous style of shock illusion to Broadway. The month-long residency kicks off the North American tour of 'The Illusionists,' the largest touring magic show in the world. (more...)

VIDEO: THE ILLUSIONISTS Kevin James Performs 'The Rose Trick' on GMA!
by TV News Desk - Jul 2, 2014

This morning, GMA welcomed illusionist Kevin James, a member of one of the world's bestselling magic show tours, to perform live In Times Square. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Maine Native to Star at The Arundel Barn Playhouse
by Dan Marois - Jul 18, 2014

For Chrissy Albanese, it is a far cry from her first theater experiences at Gorham High School, the Windham Center Stage Theater and the Schoolhouse Arts Center, to the stage of one of Maine's best loved summer theaters, Arundel Barn Playhouse. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Ocean State Theatre Company Rolls the Dice on GUYS AND DOLLS
by Veronica Bruscini - Jul 13, 2014

Ocean State Theatre's production of GUYS AND DOLLS is sure to be a summertime hit for the Company. This staging has a solid foundation in the well-known tunes and colorful characters of Frank Loesser's Tony-Award-winning musical, and OSTC builds from there with a talented cast, sharp choreography, and smartly-designed scenery. (more...)

Times Square Alliance Says 'Intimidating' Costumed Panhandlers are to Blame for Low Broadway Ticket Sales
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

According to the Times Square Alliance, Broadway's latest ticket slump may be at the hands of the area's notorious costumed panhandlers. (more...)

Bernadette Peters to Ring the NASDAQ Bell Tomorrow, 7/11
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

Broadway star and animal advocate Bernadette Peters will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite In Times Square to ring the Closing Bell in honor of Broadway Barks 16 tomorrow, July 11, 2014. Peters will be joined by Tom Viola, Executive Director of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, as well as four puppies from Bide-A-Wee, one of Broadway Barks' participating shelters here in New York City at tomorrow's closing of the Nasdaq bell. (more...)

Kate Upton to Debut First EXPRESS Campaign in Times Square
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

Iconic American retailer, EXPRESS, Inc. announced that brand ambassador Kate Upton will debut her first advertising campaign for EXPRESS. The launch of the fall 2014 denim campaign with Upton makes her the first celebrity spokesperson to grace the brand's advertising in more than a decade. Upton will celebrate the launch with an exclusive RSVP-only 'A Date with Denim and Kate Upton' event at the recently opened EXPRESS Times Square store in New York City on Tuesday, July 8(th). (more...)

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