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Bestselling Series FANCY NANCY Coming to Disney Junior as Original Animated TV Movie & SeriesBestselling Series FANCY NANCY Coming to Disney Junior as Original Animated TV Movie & Series
by TV News Desk - Mar 27, 2015

'Fancy Nancy,' the New York Times bestselling book series by Jane O'Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser, has been optioned by Disney Junior for development of an original animated TV movie and series, (more...)

VIDEO: Alan Cumming Talks End of CABARET: 'It's Like the End of An Era for Me'VIDEO: Alan Cumming Talks End of CABARET: 'It's Like the End of An Era for Me'
by TV News Desk - Mar 27, 2015

Alan Cumming stopped by last night's TONIGHT SHOW to talk about starring in Broadway's CABARET, which ends its run this Sunday. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at MARCUS; OR THE SECRET OF SWEET at Actor's ExpressPhoto Flash: First Look at MARCUS; OR THE SECRET OF SWEET at Actor's Express
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2015

Actor's Express presents MacArthur 'Genius Grant' recipient Tarell Alvin McCraney's Marcus; or the Secret of Sweet, running March 28 - April 26, 2015. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Scoop: JANE THE VIRGIN on THE CW - Monday, April 13, 2015Scoop: JANE THE VIRGIN on THE CW - Monday, April 13, 2015
by TV Scoop - Mar 27, 2015

Get all the scoop on Jane THE VIRGIN, airing on THE CW on Monday, April 13, 2015! (more...)

William Petersen Returns To Television In WGN America's Critically Acclaimed Series 'Manhattan,' Produced By Lionsgate, Skydance And Tribune StudiosWilliam Petersen Returns To Television In WGN America's Critically Acclaimed Series 'Manhattan,' Produced By Lionsgate, Skydance And Tribune Studios
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2015

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Alan Gilbert to Conduct JOAN OF ARC AT THE STAKE, Starring Marion Cotillard, 6/10-13Alan Gilbert to Conduct JOAN OF ARC AT THE STAKE, Starring Marion Cotillard, 6/10-13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2015

The New York Philharmonic will present the U.S. Premiere of director Co?me de Bellescize's staging of Honegger's dramatic oratorio Joan of Arc at the Stake in season-finale performances conducted by Alan Gilbert and starring Academy Award-winning actress Marion Cotillard as Joan of Arc. (more...)

Bravo & Celebrity Cruises Extend TOP CHEF AT SEA Through 2016Bravo & Celebrity Cruises Extend TOP CHEF AT SEA Through 2016
by TV News Desk - Mar 26, 2015

Celebrity Cruises and Bravo Media have extended the popular 'Top Chef at Sea' program through 2016, and will offer 'Top Chef' fans and food lovers the opportunity to vacation with a new lineup of cheftestants on the exclusive 'Top Chef Signature Sailing' in 2015. (more...)

New Memoir EVIL PARADISE is ReleasedNew Memoir EVIL PARADISE is Released
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2015

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THE MEETING to Celebrate The Indigo Girls at Joe's Pub, 4/19THE MEETING to Celebrate The Indigo Girls at Joe's Pub, 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2015

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre, the acclaimed comedy/variety show, will return to JOE'S PUB at The Public Theater on Sunday, April 19 at 9:30 PM to continue the Winter/Spring 2015 Season. The April show will be a celebration of The Indigo Girls. Tracy Stark serves as the show's Music Director with special guests will be announced. (more...)

Scoop: JANE THE VIRGIN on THE CW - Monday, April 13, 2015Scoop: JANE THE VIRGIN on THE CW - Monday, April 13, 2015
by - Mar 26, 2015

Get all the scoop on Jane THE VIRGIN, airing on THE CW on Monday, April 13, 2015! (more...)

Deborah Duncan and Jim Bernhard to Co-Host TUTS' 2015 Tommy Tune Awards; Nominees Announced!Deborah Duncan and Jim Bernhard to Co-Host TUTS' 2015 Tommy Tune Awards; Nominees Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2015

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) is pleased to announce the nominations and presenters for TUTS' 13th annual Tommy Tune Awards, which will be held on April 21 at 7:30 p.m. at The Hobby Center for the Performing Arts. The Tommy Tune Awards recognize and reward excellence in the production of musical theatre by high school students and their teachers. (more...)

KINKY BOOTS National Tour to Run 4/7-19 at Playhouse SquareKINKY BOOTS National Tour to Run 4/7-19 at Playhouse Square
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2015

Kinky Boots, the smash-hit musical that brings together four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (Book) and Grammy Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Tony Award-winner for Best Score for Kinky Boots), opens at Playhouse Square, April 7-19. (more...)

Anna Kendrick to Star in New Comedy Film TABLE 19Anna Kendrick to Star in New Comedy Film TABLE 19
by Movies News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

Anna Kendrick will reunite with Rocket Science director Jeffrey Blitz in a new film titled TABLE 19. (more...)

Review Roundup: Frank Wildhorn's FREEDOM'S SONGReview Roundup: Frank Wildhorn's FREEDOM'S SONG
by Review Roundups - Mar 25, 2015

Freedom's Song: Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War by Frank Wildhorn, Gregory Boyd and Jack Murphy with music by Frank Wildhorn, adapted by Richard Hellesen and Mark Ramont, is directed by Jeff Calhoun and runs now through May 20, 2015 at at Ford's Theatre is located at 511 10th Street NW, between E and F streets. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 3/25/2015 - CLINTON THE MUSICAL Starts Its Campaign and More!WAKE UP with BWW 3/25/2015 - CLINTON THE MUSICAL Starts Its Campaign and More!
by Jessica Showers - Mar 25, 2015

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: CLINTON THE MUSICAL starts its campaign off-Broadway tonight and more! (more...)

York Theatre Company to Host Reading of Joshua Ellis' CALL MY PUBLICIST! Next MonthYork Theatre Company to Host Reading of Joshua Ellis' CALL MY PUBLICIST! Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

The York Theatre Company, as part of its acclaimed Developmental Readings Series, presents Call My Publicist! - The Starry Education of a Broadway Press Agent, written and performed by Joshua Ellis. This premiere reading, directed by Gretchen Cryer will be presented for one-performance only on Wednesday evening, April 8, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (Entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). The reading is open to the public with a suggested donation of $5.00. (more...)

Echo Theater Company to Stage Pair of L.A. Premieres in Rep, 4/25-5/31Echo Theater Company to Stage Pair of L.A. Premieres in Rep, 4/25-5/31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

The multiple award-winning Echo Theater Company, named "Best Bet for Ballsy Original Plays" by the LA Weekly, continues its 2015 season with two Los Angeles premieres scheduled to run in repertory. Row After Row by Jessica Dickey (The Amish Project) opens on April 25 at 5 p.m., with A Small Fire by Obie Award-winner Adam Bock (The Drunken City, The Receptionist) opening that same evening at 8 p.m. The two plays will continue to run in tandem every weekend through May 31 at the Echo's home in Atwater Village Theatre. For a complete schedule of performances, scroll to the end of this release or check online at www.EchoTheaterCompany.com. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for March 25th, 2015'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for March 25th, 2015
by Paul W. Thompson - Mar 25, 2015

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. Musicals in unlikely places! 'Carousel' and mariachi opera at Lyric, 'Louis And Keely' at the Royal George, plus one-off shows at the Northlight, Chopin and Court Theatres and Mary's Attic. Coming in 2016: Lifeline, Writers and the Goodman produce 'Northangar Abbey,' 'Company' and 'Wonderful Town!' (more...)

New Musical ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES ME to Close George Street Playhouse's SeasonNew Musical ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES ME to Close George Street Playhouse's Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

George Street Playhouse and Artistic Director David Saint have announced that a new musical, Ernest Shackleton Loves Me, will close their current season, bowing April 22 and running through May 17, 2015. (more...)

Elaine Stritch Biography Sells at Auction; NY Times' Alexandra Jacobs to PenElaine Stritch Biography Sells at Auction; NY Times' Alexandra Jacobs to Pen
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

Rights to a biography of legendary theater star Elaine Stritch have been sold at auction to Farrar, Straus & Giroux for an estimated quarter- to half-a million dollars. (more...)

DORIS DAY: THE ESSENTIAL COLLECTION Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 4/7DORIS DAY: THE ESSENTIAL COLLECTION Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 4/7
by Pat Cerasaro - Mar 25, 2015

Get all of Doris Day's best-loved movie musical classics! (more...)

Westbury Software Partners With Cherwell Software Westbury Software Partners With Cherwell Software
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

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BWW Interviews: Anna-Jane Casey Talks Solo Show - and Sororal Collaboration With Strallen Sisters!BWW Interviews: Anna-Jane Casey Talks Solo Show - and Sororal Collaboration With Strallen Sisters!
by Carrie Dunn - Mar 25, 2015

We talk to Anna-Jane Casey about her forthcoming solo show at Cadogan Hall - and her link-up with sister Natalie as well as half of the Strallen tribe... (more...)

Photo Coverage: Adrienne Haan Performs FROM BERLIN TO BROADWAY at the ACTORS TEMPLEPhoto Coverage: Adrienne Haan Performs FROM BERLIN TO BROADWAY at the ACTORS TEMPLE
by Stephen Sorokoff - Mar 25, 2015

Cabaret had it's beginnings in Germany, so I guess it was "Bashert" (yiddish - meant to be) that the German and Romanian Ambassadors were among those that filled the Actors Temple last night to hear acclaimed European Cabaret Star Adrienne Haan perform. As Rabbi Jill Hausman pointed out in her opening remarks, "actors have always used their talents to raise money for the historic shul". (more...)

KINKY BOOTS, NEWSIES & More Set for Omaha Performing Arts' 10th Anniversary SeasonKINKY BOOTS, NEWSIES & More Set for Omaha Performing Arts' 10th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

Omaha Performing Arts' 2015/2016 Season will include a celebration of the organization's 10th anniversary, Celebrate 10. Details on the festivities as well as the 15/16 Season were announced during a subscriber and patron event at the Holland Performing Arts Center on March 23. Special performances by cast members of Disney's NEWSIES and Celia Hottenstein and Eric Ruiz, who star as Christina and Raoul in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, were part of the announcement. The dance troupe BANDALOOP opened the event with an awe-inspiring aerial performance. (more...)

Mahra Casden Releases SURVIVALMahra Casden Releases SURVIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

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The Toronto Operetta Theatre's 30th Season Closes with EARNEST, THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING, 4/29-5/3The Toronto Operetta Theatre's 30th Season Closes with EARNEST, THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING, 4/29-5/3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

The Toronto Operetta Theatre's 30th Season closes with a Spring production of Davies' and Benson's delightful operetta, EARNEST, THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING. The musical, based on Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest, plays at the St. Lawrence Centre on April 29, May 1, 2, 3 (mat), 2015, directed by Guillermo Silva-Marin, with Larry Beckwith conducting the orchestra. Realizing a long-held dream to present a totally new work in the operetta format, Toronto Operetta Theatre gave the world premiere in 2008. “I'm delighted that we are bringing this wonderful Canadian musical back to our stage”, said TOT's Silva-Marin. “It's Oscar Wilde as you never imagined before. The work is an amazing crowd-pleaser and I know that with Jean Stilwell as Lady Bracknell audiences are in for a special treat.” (more...)

iZotope Makes New Strategic Hires to Advance Education and Customer Care InitiativesiZotope Makes New Strategic Hires to Advance Education and Customer Care Initiatives
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

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USITT 2015 Smashes Attendance Records in CincinnatiUSITT 2015 Smashes Attendance Records in Cincinnati
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

USITT 2015 broke all previous attendance records, attracting nearly 5,500 people to Cincinnati's Duke Energy Center last week for the backstage industry's biggest annual event. (more...)

Tony Nominee Annaleigh Ashford Comes to the Venetian Room Next MonthTony Nominee Annaleigh Ashford Comes to the Venetian Room Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

Bay Area Cabaret, the organization dedicated to presenting world renowned artists who expand the definition of cabaret, presents the versatile Tony-nominated Broadway and television star Annaleigh Ashford in her West Coast cabaret debut. (more...)

Premiere Stages Teams with The Provident Bank Foundation for Elizabeth Playwriting ResidencyPremiere Stages Teams with The Provident Bank Foundation for Elizabeth Playwriting Residency
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

Premiere Stages, the professional theatre company in residence at Kean University, is partnering with The Provident Bank Foundation to offer an innovative seven-week, in-school playwriting residency this spring at the Terence C. Reilly School No. 7 located in Elizabeth. The residency, which affords twenty-one 7th grade students with access to professional actors and teaching artists, is held in partnership with William Culp, a history teacher at the school. (more...)

CALAMITY JANE Coming to King's Theatre GlasgowCALAMITY JANE Coming to King's Theatre Glasgow
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

Following a sell-out run at The Watermill Theatre in Newbury "CALAMITY Jane" has embarked on a national UK tour coming to the King's Theatre Glasgow from Tuesday 16 until Saturday 20 June 2015. "CALAMITY Jane" stars Jodie Prenger in the title role, Tom Lister as 'Wild Bill Hickok, Alex Hammond as 'Danny' and Phoebe Street as Katie Brown. (more...)

WGN American to Present SALEM Season One Marathon, 4/4WGN American to Present SALEM Season One Marathon, 4/4
by TV News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

WGN America will re-air the entire 13-episode first season of its hit Supernatural series “Salem” on Saturday, April 4 starting at 7:00 a.m. ET / 6:00 a.m. CT, just in time for the highly anticipated second season, premiering Sunday, April 5 at 10:00 p.m. ET / 9:00 p.m. CT. (more...)

2015 New York Hot Jazz Fest to Kick Off May 32015 New York Hot Jazz Fest to Kick Off May 3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

Following the success of the previous two festivals, the 3rd Annual New York Hot Jazz Festival -- produced by the impresario Michael 'Misha' Katsobashvili, performer Bria Skonberg, and composer/producer Patrick Soluri (of Prohibition Productions and The Salon) -- returns to The Players this year and promises some of the biggest stars of the Hot Jazz and swing scenes in a summit of uptown and downtown talent spanning three generations. (more...)

Actor/Playwright Jason Grasl to Guest on HOT IN CLEVELAND TomorrowActor/Playwright Jason Grasl to Guest on HOT IN CLEVELAND Tomorrow
by TV News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

Native American actor Jason Grasl, known for his roles in “White Collar” and the film “The Seminarian,” will guest star on TVLand's hit comedy series “Hot In Cleveland,” Wednesday, March 25 (more...)

Fiasco Theatre's THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA Begins Next Month at Theatre for a New AudienceFiasco Theatre's THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA Begins Next Month at Theatre for a New Audience
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

Theatre for a New Audience, Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director, will present as its fourth production of the season the New York premiere of Fiasco Theater's The Two Gentlemen of Verona by William Shakespeare, directed by Jessie Austrian and Ben Steinfeld, beginning previews at Polonsky Shakespeare Center, 262 Ashland Place, on Friday, April 24, at 7:30pm for an opening on Thursday, April 30, at 7:00pm. The Two Gentlemen of Verona runs through May 24. (more...)

Photo Flash: French Stewart, Daisy Eagan, Frances Fisher and More at Pro-99 Rally in NoHoPhoto Flash: French Stewart, Daisy Eagan, Frances Fisher and More at Pro-99 Rally in NoHo
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

Impassioned members of Actors' Equity Association in Los Angeles have raised funds from within their own ranks to follow up yesterday's North Hollywood rally with a full-page ad in Wednesday's Los Angeles Times to urge a 'No' vote on the upcoming AEA advisory referendum to eliminate L.A.'s 99-Seat Theater Plan. Scroll down for photos from the Pro-99 Rally, held yesterday, March 23! (more...)

Guerilla Opera to Close Out Season with PEDR SOLIS, 5/15Guerilla Opera to Close Out Season with PEDR SOLIS, 5/15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

BOSTON, MA (March 2015)—Guerilla Opera presents Pedr Solis, a world premiere opera by Per Bloland, libretto by Paul Schick, and stage direction by Laine Rettmer. Pedr Solis is partially based on 'The Tower,' a play by Hugo von Hofmannsthal, and the life of Norwegian author Pedr Solis in the late 1960s. In 1970, Solis's novel 'Stillaset' spills into his real life in Oslo. (more...)

Scoop: ANIMATION DOMINATION on FOX - Saturday, March 28, 2015Scoop: ANIMATION DOMINATION on FOX - Saturday, March 28, 2015
by - Mar 23, 2015

Get all the scoop on ANIMATION DOMINATION, airing on FOX on Saturday, March 28, 2015! (more...)

Ratings for GLEE's Series Finale Up 30% Week-to-WeekRatings for GLEE's Series Finale Up 30% Week-to-Week
by TV News Desk - Mar 23, 2015

Ratings for the GLEE two-hour Series Finale was up 30% week-to-week and was watched by 2.6 million total viewers. The numbers mark the FOX musical dramedy's largest audience since April 8th 2014, averaging a 0.8 rating. (more...)

KARE 11 News Sunrise Welcomes New Anchor KARE 11 News Sunrise Welcomes New Anchor
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2015

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Ryan Scott Oliver Makes London Debut at the St James Studio TonightRyan Scott Oliver Makes London Debut at the St James Studio Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2015

West End stars Emma Williams, Eva Noblezada, Daniel Boys and Anton Zetterholm are to perform in a concert of the music and lyrics of award-winning US composer Ryan Scott Oliver at the St James Studio tonight 23rd March. RSO in London will feature music from Oliver's shows including Jasper in Deadland, We Foxes, Mrs Sharp and 35MM: A Musical Exhibition and the composer has traveled to London to host the concert. (more...)

Alexandra Greenberg of MSO PR Promoted to Senior VPAlexandra Greenberg of MSO PR Promoted to Senior VP
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2015

It is announced today by Mitch Schneider, President of MSO PR (The Mitch Schneider Organization), that publicist ALEXANDRA GREENBERG has been promoted to Senior Vice President at the company. (more...)

Scoop: ONCE UPON A TIME on ABC - Sunday, March 29, 2015Scoop: ONCE UPON A TIME on ABC - Sunday, March 29, 2015
by TV Scoop - Mar 23, 2015

Get all the scoop on ONCE UPON A TIME, airing on ABC on Sunday, March 29, 2015! (more...)

Sophie Hyde's Directorial Debut 52 TUESDAYS to Stream on Fandor, 3/27Sophie Hyde's Directorial Debut 52 TUESDAYS to Stream on Fandor, 3/27
by Movies News Desk - Mar 23, 2015

In line with its day-and-date release, 52 TUESDAYS is coming to streaming platform FANDOR, exclusively this Friday, March 27th! (more...)

KA'IULANI to Return to Kumu Kahua Theatre, 3/26-4/26KA'IULANI to Return to Kumu Kahua Theatre, 3/26-4/26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2015

The 44th season at Kumu Kahua Theatre continues with a production originally premiered at Kumu Kahua in 1987. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Sally Struthers Shines in Riverside's 9 TO 5 THE MUSICALBWW Reviews: Sally Struthers Shines in Riverside's 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL
by Jeffrey Walker - Mar 23, 2015

The cast of Riverside Center's 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL works hard to elevate the material. Popular TV star Sally Struthers returns to the dinner theatre after her leading role in HELLO, DOLLY! and a turn in THE FULL MONTY. This time, Struthers sexes up her comic turn as office snitch Roz in the workplace and women's lib musical comedy based on the hit movie. Dolly Parton watches over the show (sort of) and provides the pleasant score. (more...)


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This Weeks New Movies - 3/23/2015 - 3/27/2015This Weeks New Movies - 3/23/2015 - 3/27/2015
by BWW - Mar 22, 2015

Information, posters, descriptions of all the upcoming movies being released from 3/23/2015 - 3/27/2015! (more...)

Musical Theatre Guild Presents One Night Only GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDESMusical Theatre Guild Presents One Night Only GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2015

Musical Theatre Guild, the winner of the Los Angeles Drama Critic's Circle Margaret Harford Award for sustained excellence in the theatre, will continue their 2014-2015 season with 1949's classic GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES. (more...)

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