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History's VIKINGS Wraps Season with 3.4 Million Viewers
by TV News Desk - May 2, 2014

HISTORY's(R) VIKINGS (#Vikings) continues to conquer. The hit drama's season two finale averaged 3.4 million Total Viewers, 1.6 million Adults 25-54, 1.4 million Adults 18-49, 989,000 Men 25-54 and 879,000 million Men 18-49 at 10:00pm last night, according to Nielsen Research. (more...)

Roger Rees to Return to The Old Globe for WHAT YOU WILL, 4/28; Artistic Director Barry Edelstein to Lead THINKING SHAKESPEARE LIVE!, Today
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2014

The Old Globe today announced it will present two Shakespeare-themed events. On Monday, April 28 at 7:00 p.m., Tony Award winner Roger Rees will return to the Globe for a one-night-only engagement of What You Will, his hysterical (and somewhat historical) 90-minute gallop through the world of Shakespeare. On Today, May 3 at 11:00 a.m., Old Globe Artistic Director Barry Edelstein will offer an encore of Thinking Shakespeare Live!, his 90-minute exploration of the language of Shakespeare. This fast-paced, funny, and altogether fascinating program based on Edelstein's book, Thinking Shakespeare: A How-To Guide for Student Actors, Directors, and Anyone Else Who Wants to Feel More Comfortable with the Bard, reveals a performer's approach to Shakespearean language so audiences may easily understand the poetry of the Bard. (more...)

Paul Rudd, Cynthia Nixon and Francesca Faridany Set to Lead DEAR ALBERT at World Science Festival on 5/28
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2014

Actors Paul Rudd, Cynthia Nixon and Francesca Faridany will open the 7th Annual World Science Festival (www.worldsciencefestival.com) with a performance of Alan Alda's reading for the stage, Dear Albert. (more...)

E! Airs Next Edition of SECRET SOCIETIES OF HOLLYWOOD: LIES AND SCANDALS Tonight
by TV News Desk - May 15, 2014

E!'s hit show “Secret Societies of Hollywood” returns in May with the second of four new specials, and in “Lies and Scandals,” draws back the curtain to expose the curious behavior of celebrities who think that their elite status forgives such behavior as marital infidelity, drug use, wiretapping and so much more. (more...)

Kathleen Turner Returns to the West End in BAKERSFIELD MIST Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2014

The Daily Mail writes that Kathleen Turner is set to return to London in Stephen Sachs' BAKERSFIELD MIST at the Duchess Theatre, beginning tonight, May 10, 2014. Joining Turner onstage will be Ian McDiarmid. (more...)

Pioneer Theatre Company to Stage DEATHTRAP, 3/28-4/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2014

Written in 1978, Deathtrap still holds the record for longest-running comedy thriller on Broadway. Sidney Bruhl is a playwright desperately in need of a hit. Just in time, a former student sends him the manuscript of his first play, a murder mystery called Deathtrap. Sidney smells a hit, but he's never been that fond of sharing credit. TIME Magazine said, 'If you care to assassinate yourself with laughter, try Deathtrap.' (more...)

Pioneer Theatre Company Stages DEATHTRAP, Now thru 4/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Pioneer Theatre Company presents the comedy-thriller Deathtrap by Ira Levin, today, March 28 through April 12, 2014. (more...)

Broadway's NO MAN'S LAND & WAITING FOR GODOT Enters Final Week of Performances
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

There is only one more week to see the acclaimed productions of Harold Pinter's NO MAN'S LAND and Samuel Beckett's WAITING FOR GODOT starring Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart, Billy Crudup, Shuler Hensley directed by Sean Mathias on Broadway at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street). After two extensions, the plays must close Sunday, March 30. (more...)

Roger Rees to Return to The Old Globe for WHAT YOU WILL, 4/28; Artistic Director Barry Edelstein to Lead THINKING SHAKESPEARE LIVE!, 5/3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

The Old Globe today announced it will present two Shakespeare-themed events. On Monday, April 28 at 7:00 p.m., Tony Award winner Roger Rees will return to the Globe for a one-night-only engagement of What You Will, his hysterical (and somewhat historical) 90-minute gallop through the world of Shakespeare. On Saturday, May 3 at 11:00 a.m., Old Globe Artistic Director Barry Edelstein will offer an encore of Thinking Shakespeare Live!, his 90-minute exploration of the language of Shakespeare. This fast-paced, funny, and altogether fascinating program based on Edelstein's book, Thinking Shakespeare: A How-To Guide for Student Actors, Directors, and Anyone Else Who Wants to Feel More Comfortable with the Bard, reveals a performer's approach to Shakespearean language so audiences may easily understand the poetry of the Bard. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Black Lab Theatre's 4000 MILES is Tender and Touching
by David Clarke - Mar 1, 2014

No matter what Jordan Jaffe programs for his Black Lab Theatre to produce, the end results always seem to be at the very least excellent. Currently producing Amy Herzog's 4000 MILES, which is ultimately an intimate portrait of a woman and her grandson, the company is bringing tender and touching life to a celebrated Off-Broadway play for Houston audiences to enjoy. (more...)

THE BAUER SISTERS Opens 7/14 at Midtown International Theater Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2014

The Producing Club, in association with the 2014 Midtown International Theatre Festival presents the World Premiere of The Bauer Sisters (www.TheBauerSisters.com), written by John Dirrigl and directed by Troy Diana, at the 2014 Midtown International Theater Festival from July 14th-Aug. 3rd at the Dorothy Strelsin Theatre. (more...)

Northlight Theatre Announces Casting for 'PENSACOLA', THE MOUSETRAP, and WHITE GUY ON THE BUS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, announces casting for the first three productions of the 40th Anniversary Season. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 6/19/14 - HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME Opens, KINKY BOOTS Hits 500 and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jun 19, 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: HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME opens on Broadway tonight, KINKY BOOTS celebrates 500 performances, SIDE SHOW opens at the Kennedy Center and more! (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE PHILADELPHIA STORY at the Shaw Festival
by Mary Alderson - Jun 13, 2014

The Philadelphia Story, on stage at the Shaw Festival, takes the audience back to 1939, to the wealthy who have survived the Great Depression. Survived? It looks like they flourished! The audience applauds the luxurious set as the curtain is raised. Everything is gold, silver and white - a lavish grand piano and gold satin cushions in a room piled high with elegantly wrapped wedding gifts. (more...)

Scoop: THE ORIGINALS on THE CW - Thursday, July 24, 2014
by - Jul 3, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE ORIGINALS, airing on THE CW on Thursday, July 24, 2014! (more...)

Nicholas Rodriguez and More to Join Kathleen Turner in Arena Stage's MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2014

Artistic Director Molly Smith tackles a unique, in-the-round staging of Bertolt Brecht's powerhouse anti-war play Mother Courage and Her Children at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Iconic stage and screen actress and Academy Award nominee Kathleen Turner returns to Arena Stage following her sold-out run of Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins to make her professional singing debut as the tough-as-nails matriarch Mother Courage-a single mother determined to keep her family alive and her business afloat during war. Using the David Hare translation, the show fuses politics and satire to paint an unforgettable and provocative portrait of war, incorporating more than 10 pieces of original music composed in a rollicking, gypsy-punk style and performed by cast members doubling as musicians. Mother Courage and Her Children runs January 31-March 9, 2014 in the Fichandler Stage. (more...)

WAITING FOR GODOT's Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart and More to Serve Free Hot Chocolate on Super Bowl Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

It's not every day you can get a free hot chocolate from a knight, but this Super Bowl Sunday, Sir Ian McKellen, Sir Patrick Stewart, Billy Crudup and Shuler Hensley will hand out free hot chocolate to ticket holders before the matinee of Waiting for Godot at the Cort Theatre on Sunday, February 2. To get the Super Bowl Sunday started early, the matinee will begin at 2pm, and to offer relief from the predicted cold temperatures, the four stars will be serving hot chocolate from 12:45pm to 1:15pm sharp. Sports fans will still have plenty of time to see the Super Bowl after the matinee. (more...)

Patrick Stewart Guests on LIVE WITH KELLY AND MICHAEL Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

Patrick Stewart, who stars in the Broadway repertory season of Harold Pinter's NO MAN'S LAND and Samuel Beckett's WAITING FOR GODOT, will be featured today's episode of 'Live with Kelly and Michael.' Locally the program can be found on WABC7 at 9AM EST. (more...)

NO MAN'S LAND Cast Set for Talk Back Series, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2014

A talk back series for the acclaimed Harold Pinter's NO MAN'S LAND starring Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart, Billy Crudup and Shuler Hensley, will begin tonight, January 23, featuring the cast. (more...)

Kathleen Turner to Return to the West End in BAKERSFIELD MIST, May 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2014

The Daily Mail writes that Kathleen Turner is set to return to London in Stephen Sachs' BAKERSFIELD MIST at the Duchess Theatre, beginning May 10, 2014. Joining Turner onstage will be Ian McDiarmid. (more...)

Patrick Stewart to Guest on LIVE WITH KELLY AND MICHAEL, 1/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

Patrick Stewart, who stars in the Broadway repertory season of Harold Pinter's NO MAN'S LAND and Samuel Beckett's WAITING FOR GODOT, will be featured on Friday's episode of "Live with Kelly and Michael." Locally the program can be found on WABC7 at 9AM EST. (more...)

Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart & More Set for NO MAN'S LAND Talk Backs Through 2/27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2014

A talk back series for the acclaimed Harold Pinter's NO MAN'S LAND starring Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart, Billy Crudup and Shuler Hensley, will begin this Thursday, January 23, featuring the cast. Following the first date, moderated by the production's director Sean Mathias, talk back dates include Thursdays, February 6, February 13, February 20 and February 27. After the performance of NO MAN'S LAND onThursday, January 23, Sean Mathias and the actors will discuss Harold Pinter's play and answer audience questions about the production and the acclaimed repertory season. The ticketed audience for each performance is welcome to stay, free of charge, for the talk back. A ticket is required for the performance. (more...)

'The Kiss' by Camelia Rose is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2014

Sometimes there is no happily ever after. (more...)

NO MAN'S LAND Cast Set for Talk Back Series, Begin. Jan 23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

A talk back series for the acclaimed Harold Pinter's NO MAN'S LAND starring Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart, Billy Crudup and Shuler Hensley, will begin Thursday, January 23, featuring the cast. Following the first date, moderated by the production's director Sean Mathias, talk back dates include Thursdays, February 6, February 13, February 20 and February 27. After the performance of NO MAN'S LAND on Thursday, January 23, Sean Mathias and the actors will discuss Harold Pinter's play and answer audience questions about the production and the acclaimed repertory season. The ticketed audience for each performance is welcome to stay, free of charge, for the talk back. A ticket is required for the performance. (more...)

Ian McKellen & Patrick Stewart Set for NO MAN'S LAND Talkback Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2014

The talkback series Harold Pinter's acclaimed production of NO MAN'S LAND continues tonight, February 6 with Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart, Billy Crudup, Shuler Hensley and moderator Nicholas Wapshott (Newsweek International Editor and Reuters columnist). After the performance of NO MAN'S LAND tonight, February 6, Nicholas Wapshott and the actors will discuss Harold Pinter's play and answer audience questions about the production and the acclaimed repertory season. The ticketed audience for each performance is welcome to stay, free of charge, for the talk back. A ticket is required for the performance. (more...)

Patrick Stewart Set for THE LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2014

Patrick Stewart, who stars in the Broadway repertory season of Harold Pinter's NO MAN'S LAND and Samuel Beckett's WAITING FOR GODOT, will be featured on tonight's episode of 'Late Show with David Letterman.' Locally the program can be found on WCBS2 at 11:35PM EST. (more...)

Ian McKellen & Patrick Stewart Set for NO MAN'S LAND Talkback, 2/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2014

The talkback series Harold Pinter's acclaimed production of NO MAN'S LAND continues Thursday, February 6 with Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart, Billy Crudup, Shuler Hensley and moderator Nicholas Wapshott (Newsweek International Editor and Reuters columnist). After the performance of NO MAN'S LAND on Thursday, February 6, Nicholas Wapshott and the actors will discuss Harold Pinter's play and answer audience questions about the production and the acclaimed repertory season. The ticketed audience for each performance is welcome to stay, free of charge, for the talk back. A ticket is required for the performance. (more...)

Season 2 Premiere of History's VIKINGS Draws 3.6 Million Viewers
by TV News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

HISTORY's(R) hit scripted drama VIKINGS (#Vikings) struck back with a vengeance during its season two premiere at 10:00pm last night, averaging 3.6 million Total Viewers, 1.8 million Adults 25-54, 1.7 million Adults 18-49, 1.2 million Men 25-54 and 1.1 million Men 18-49, remaining one of cable's top programs overall, finishing behind only The Walking Dead and American Horror Story: Coven among all cable dramas this year, according to Nielsen Research. (more...)

Second Season of History's VIKINGS Premieres Tonight
by TV News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

Last spring, HISTORY® introduced viewers to a clan of Norse warriors with a rapacious appetite for warfare, knowledge and power. The gripping family saga of Ragnar, Rollo, Lagertha, friends and enemies was a tale of brutality and passion, alliances and infidelities, infighting and death. It portrayed life in the Dark Ages, a world ruled by raiders and explorers, through the eyes of Viking society. (more...)

NO MAN'S LAND & WAITING FOR GODOT Enter Final 5 Weeks of Performances on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

There are only 5 more weeks to see the acclaimed productions of Harold Pinter's NO MAN'S LAND and Samuel Beckett's WAITING FOR GODOT starring Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart, Billy Crudup, Shuler Hensley directed by Sean Mathias on Broadway at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street). After two extensions, the plays must close Sunday, March 30. For performance schedule and more information, visit TwoPlaysInRep.com. (more...)

Richard Ridge to Moderate Final Talk Back for NO MAN'S LAND with Patrick Stewart & Ian McKellen
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

The final Talk Back in the series at Harold Pinter's acclaimed production of NO MAN'S LAND takes place Thursday, February 27 with Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart, Billy Crudup, Shuler Hensley and moderator Richard Ridge. After the performance of NO MAN'S LAND, Ridge and the actors will discuss Harold Pinter's play and answer audience questions about the production and the acclaimed repertory season. The ticketed audience for each performance is welcome to stay, free of charge, for the talk back. A ticket is required for the performance. (more...)

Scoop: THE SIMPSONS on FOX - Tonight, February 23, 2014
by TV Scoop - Feb 23, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE SIMPSONS, airing on FOX tonight, February 23, 2014! (more...)

Ian McKellen & Patrick Stewart Set for LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS, 2/28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

Tune in to see Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart who star together in the acclaimed Broadway productions of Harold Pinter's NO MAN'S LAND and Samuel Beckett's WAITING FOR GODOT on 'Late Night with Seth Meyers' on Friday, February 28, the talk show's premiere week. The show airs locally on NBC at 12:35am. Check listings for times outside the New York metro area. (more...)

Barbara Chai to Moderate NO MAN'S LAND Talkback this Week
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2014

The talk back series at Harold Pinter's acclaimed production of NO MAN'S LAND continues Thursday, February 20 with Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart, Billy Crudup, Shuler Hensley and moderator Barbara Chai (Wall Street Journal correspondent). After the performance of NO MAN'S LAND, Chai and the actors will discuss Harold Pinter's play and answer audience questions about the production and the acclaimed repertory season. The ticketed audience for each performance is welcome to stay, free of charge, for the talk back. A ticket is required for the performance. (more...)

Scoop: THE SIMPSONS on FOX - Sunday, February 23, 2014
by - Feb 17, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE SIMPSONS, airing on FOX on Sunday, February 23, 2014! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - Cynthia Nixon Debuts in Recurring Role on NBC's HANNIBAL
by TV News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

Cynthia Nixon will appear in the first three episodes of the second season of NBC's Hannibal. Get a first look below! (more...)

Ian McKellen Set for LIVE WITH KELLY & MICHAEL, 2/14
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

Ian McKellen, who stars in the Broadway repertory season of Harold Pinter's NO MAN'S LAND and Samuel Beckett's WAITING FOR GODOT, will be featured on Friday's episode of 'LIVE with Kelly & Michael.' Locally the program can be found on WABC7 at 9:00AM. (more...)

Christian Parker to Moderate This Week's NO MAN'S LAND Talkback, 2/13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2014

The talk back series at Harold Pinter's acclaimed production of NO MAN'S LAND continues Thursday, February 13 with Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart, Billy Crudup, Shuler Hensley and moderator Christian Parker (Associate Artistic Director at the Atlantic Theater Company). After the performance of NO MAN'S LAND Parker and the actors will discuss Harold Pinter's play and answer audience questions about the production and the acclaimed repertory season. The ticketed audience for each performance is welcome to stay, free of charge, for the talk back. A ticket is required for the performance. (more...)

Cynthia Nixon & Saoirse Ronan to Lead Film Adaptation of STOCKHOLM, PENNSYLVANIA
by Movies News Desk - Feb 10, 2014

According to Deadline, the pair have been tapped to star in the film adaptation of Nikole Beckwith's play STOCKHOLM, PENNSYLVANIA, which Beckwith will also write and direct. (more...)

WAKE UP with BroadwayWorld - Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - Susan Boyle, Richard Jay-Alexander and More!
by Jessica Showers - Apr 9, 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: Ovation will air its special on Susan Boyle tonight! (more...)

GHOSTS Opens 22 May at Southbank Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

More than a hundred years since it alarmed censors, appalled critics and thrilled audiences Henrik Ibsen's Ghosts remains as sensational and electric as ever. Opening Thursday 22 May 2014 at Southbank Theatre, The Sumner, internationally renowned Australian director Gale Edwards returns to MTC to direct this unflinching critique of marriage and social convention. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boise - Week of 4/06/2014
by BWW - Apr 6, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/06/2014 for Boise (more...)

E! to Air Next Edition of SECRET SOCIETIES OF HOLLYWOOD: LIES AND SCANDALS, 5/15
by TV News Desk - Apr 30, 2014

E!'s hit show “Secret Societies of Hollywood” returns in May with the second of four new specials, and in “Lies and Scandals,” draws back the curtain to expose the curious behavior of celebrities who think that their elite status forgives such behavior as marital infidelity, drug use, wiretapping and so much more. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Kansas City - Week of 4/27/2014
by BWW - Apr 27, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/27/2014 for Kansas City (more...)

Lyric Opera of Kansas City Presents Johann Strauss' DIE FLEDERMAUS, Now thru 5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2014

Lyric Opera of Kansas City closes its 56th season with Johann Strauss' Die Fledermaus today, April 26, 30 and May 2 and 4, 2014 at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

ERIC & JESSIE: GAME ON Among E!'s May Programming HIghlights
by TV News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

ERIC & JESSIE: GAME ON Among E!'s May Programming HIghlights (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Kansas City - Week of 4/20/2014
by BWW - Apr 20, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/20/2014 for Kansas City (more...)

Lyric Opera of Kansas City Presents Johann Strauss' DIE FLEDERMAUS, 4/26-5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2014

Lyric Opera of Kansas City closes its 56th season with Johann Strauss' Die Fledermaus April 26, 30 and May 2 and 4, 2014 at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. This will be a new production designed by the Lyric Opera's Director of Design and Technical Production R. Keith Brumley and conducted by Artistic Director Ward Holmquist. Die Fledermauswill be directed by Tomer Zvulun, who has directed at the Metropolitan Opera, Seattle Opera and Wolf Trap Opera. The cast includes soprano Kelly Kaduce as Rosalinde, baritone Liam Bonner as Eisenstein, soprano Anna Christy as Adele, tenor Gordon Gietz as Alfred, mezzo soprano Joyce Castle as Count Orlofsky and baritone John Stephens as Frank. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boise - Week of 4/13/2014
by BWW - Apr 13, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/13/2014 for Boise (more...)

Pioneer Theatre Company to Stage DEATHTRAP, 3/28-4/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Written in 1978, Deathtrap still holds the record for longest-running comedy thriller on Broadway. Sidney Bruhl is a playwright desperately in need of a hit. Just in time, a former student sends him the manuscript of his first play, a murder mystery called Deathtrap. Sidney smells a hit, but he's never been that fond of sharing credit. TIME Magazine said, 'If you care to assassinate yourself with laughter, try Deathtrap.' (more...)

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