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Chic Awearness Raises $95,000 For Ovarian Cancer Research
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

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BWW Interview: Morgan James performs BERNSTEIN'S BEST with Colorado Symphony
by Chris Arneson - Sep 30, 2016

The Colorado Symphony is bringing Broadway to Downtown Denver this weekend with a few days of Leonard Bernstein's best, featuring on the most powerful vocalists to emerge recently in musical theatre. (more...)

BWW Interview: Maury Yeston Talks DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY Ahead of London Opening
by Liz Cearns - Sep 30, 2016

Maury Yeston, the composer and lyricist best-known for Nine and Titanic, visited the West End a few months before the West End opening of his new musical, Death Takes a Holiday. Based on a film (which was based on a play) this story tells of how Death changed his perspective. He used to not quite understand why everyone he came to collect was quite so aggrieved to die, until he met a particular woman who allowed him to realise quite what makes life worth clinging to. The side effect of Death's occupation being, though, that he can't collect anyone else while he's so distracted - Death the person and death the concept take a break!  Maury was kind enough to discuss his musical background, some of his better-known works and his latest venture for the stage. (more...)

Scoop: SUPERGIRL on THE CW - Monday, October 17, 2016
by - Sep 30, 2016

Get all the scoop on SUPERGIRL, airing on THE CW on Monday, October 17, 2016! (more...)

Shane Richie Stars as DS Roy Grace in World Stage Premiere of Peter James' NOT DEAD ENOUGH
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Following his role in the hugely successful nationwide tour of The Perfect Murder earlier this year alongside Jessie Wallace, award-winning actor Shane Richie is now set to star as Peter James' famous literary Detective Superintendent Roy Grace alongside Laura Whitmore as Cleo Morey in Not Dead Enough. The third thrilling stage adaptation of multi-million selling author Peter James' novel receives its world stage premiere in January 2017. (more...)

Manhattan Musical Theatre Lab to Present New Musical BROOKLYN BRIDGE at St. Luke's Theatre, 10/24 at 6:30 pm
by Stephen Hanks - Sep 30, 2016

Manhattan Musical Theatre Lab, a developmental organization founded 17 years ago by the late Director and Choreographer Bick Goss, will present the new musical Brooklyn Bridge at the St. Luke's Theatre on October 24 at 6:30 pm (St. Luke's is at 308 West 46th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues). With a book and lyrics by Ray Roderick, music by Joseph Baker, and musical direction by Laura Bergquist, Brooklyn Bridge is an innovative musical inspired by the extraordinary life of Emily Roebling, wife of Brooklyn Bridge Chief Engineer Washington Roebling.  (more...)

Joanne Froggatt to Star in SundanceTV's New Six Part Series LIAR
by TV News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Acclaimed actors Joanne Froggatt ('Downton Abbey') and Ioan Gruffudd (Fantastic Four) star in a compelling emotional six-part thriller from Two Brothers Pictures. LIAR starts shooting in November 2016 and is being produced in conjunction with ITV in the UK. (more...)

VIDEO: Check Out a Teaser Trailer for Showtime's New TWIN PEAKS
by TV News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

SHOWTIME has released a new teaser for TWIN PEAKS featuring prolific composer Angelo Badalamenti and his Grammy® Award-winning theme music from the original series – one of the most distinctive ever created for television. (more...)

THE SIXTIES SHOW Headed to Bay Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts have announced THE SIXTIES SHOW on Saturday, October 29 at 8 pm. (more...)

Scoop: TODAY 10/3 - 10/14 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Sep 30, 2016

Get all the scoop on TODAY 10/3 - 10/14, airing on NBC (more...)

SCAD Announces Line-Up For 2016 Savannah Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

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Cheval Bethesda Now Open for Sales
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

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Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Jon Robin Baitz's VICUNA World Premiere at the Douglas
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

The cast is set and rehearsals are underway for the world premiere of Jon Robin Baitz's 'Vicuña,' with previews beginning October 23 and opening set for October 30, 2016, at Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre. Directed by Robert Egan, 'Vicuña' plays through November 20. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Photo Flash: MOBY DICK! THE MUSICAL Comes to the New Union Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Not seen in the UK since 1992, Moby Dick! The Musical is now back. Originally produced by Cameron Mackintosh, Moby Dick! The Musical has a book by Robert Longden and music and lyrics by Longden and Hereward Kaye. (more...)

VIDEO: Judith Light Talks Doing One-Woman Show ALL THE WAYS TO SAY I LOVE YOU: 'It's Really Lonely!'
by TV News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

The actress talked about her new one-woman Broadway show, ALL THE WAYS TO SAY I LOVE. 'It's really lonely,' joked Light about appearing on stage by herself. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 9/29/2016 - FALSETTOS, THE ENCOUNTER, HOCUS POCUS & More!
by Jessica Khan - Sep 29, 2016

Today's big news: FALSETTOS begins previews, THE ENCOUNTER opens, TRIAL OF AN AMERICAN PRESIDENT skewers Bush, the PUFFS Potter parody starts, and a HOCUS POCUS musical parody begins tonight in L.A.! (more...)

ALL THE WAYS TO SAY I LOVE YOU, Starring Judith Light, Extends Again at MCC Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

MCC Theater has announced a second and final extension -- now through October 23, 2016 -- for All the Ways to Say I Love You, a new play by Neil LaBute, directed by Leigh Silverman and starring Tony and Emmy Award winner Judith Light in a one-woman tour de force. (more...)

BWW Review: Mad Cow's All-Female '1776' is Stunningly Moving, Revolutionary Theatre
by Matt Tamanini - Sep 29, 2016

When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary to rethink a centuries-entrenched conception, it must be done with ideas audacious and revolutionary enough to forever upset the status quo. That was true in a small, stuffy Philadelphia room in 1776, and it is true now at Orlando's Mad Cow Theatre. While the newest production from the Church Street company might not have the same lasting impact as the creation of the United States, it is undoubtedly one of the best theatrical productions that Central Florida has seen in recent years. (more...)

Photo Flash: STRICTLY Stars At West End Premiere of THE LAST TANGO
by Marianka Swain - Sep 29, 2016

The Strictly Come Dancing stars were out in force for the West End opening of Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace's stage show The Last Tango at Phoenix Theatre. Former judge Arlene Phillips, current competitor Laura Whitmore, pro dancers Giovanni Pernice, Neil Jones, Katya Jones and Chloe Hewitt, It Takes Two commentator Karen Hardy, and former competitors Ali Bastian and Jimi Mistry, the latter now married to Cacace, all attended the show, which blends Argentine tango with ballroom and Latin styles. (more...)

Adam Pascal & Anthony Rapp, Kate Baldwin and More Set for October at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

This September, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Imposter' Episode of LAW & ORDER: SVU on NBC
by - Sep 29, 2016

On the next episode of LAW AND ORDER: SVU on NBC titled "Imposter", a man (Langham) tears a family apart when he uses a prominent fake identity to lure a vulnerable wife and mother into his bed. (more...)

RIPPER STREET Co-Stars Adam Rothenberg and Lydia Wilson Cast in Sam Shepard's FOOL FOR LOVE at Found111
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

???????Following the critically acclaimed smash hit productions of 'The Dazzle', 'Bug' and 'Unfaithful', Emily Dobbs Productions is excited to present Fool for Love, the thrilling final show at Found111, "London's most fashionable pop-up theatre" - Fiona Mountford, Evening Standard. (more...)

English Touring Theatre Announces its New Chair of the Board - Robert Delamere
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Today English Touring Theatre announced Robert Delamere as its new Chair of the Board.  He begins the role with immediate effect and takes over from Greg Parston who steps down after five years as Chair. (more...)

SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS Celebrates 100th Performance Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

The critically acclaimed play Small Mouth Sounds, written by Bess Wohl and directed by Obie Award-winner Rachel Chavkin (Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812), celebrates 100 performances tonight at The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Cartoon Network Animated Series ADVENTURE TIME to End After 9th Season
by TV News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

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The Finborough Rediscovers Howard Brenton Classic, MAGNIFICENCE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

"I loathe us, I loathe our stupid puerile view of the World … That WE have only to do it, that WE have only to go puff, and the monster buildings will go splat…" The first professional London production in over 40 years of Magnificence, the seminal 1973 play by revered British dramatist Howard Brenton, runs at the Finborough Theatre for a strictly limited four week season from Tuesday, 25 October 2016 (Press Nights: Thursday, 27 October and Friday, 28 October 2016 at 7.30pm). (more...)

Bristol Riverside Theatre Gets WORKING, November 1-20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Bristol Riverside Theatre presents WORKING based on Studs Terkel's best-selling book and featuring songs by Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton), Stephen Schwartz (Pippin, Wicked), and James Taylor running November 1-20.  Directed by Keith Baker, the ensemble cast features Demetria Joyce Bailey, Philip Chaffin, Laura Giknis, Tamar Greene, Jenny Lee Stern, and Kevin Toniazzo-Naughton. (more...)

Danielle Gordon to Star in KOTA's THE HUNDRED DRESSES; Full Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

KOTA Productions presents the New York City premiere of Mary Hall Surface's adaptation of The Hundred Dresses, Oct 13-23, 2016 at the Dorothy Strelsin Theatre. (more...)

October to Usher in New Stars for PHANTOM OF THE OPERA on Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Cameron Mackintosh and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Group announced today that Derrick Davis, Jordan Craig, Trista Moldovan and Emily Ramirez will join the principal cast of the spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera currently on national tour. (more...)

Photo Coverage: MCC Celebrates Opening Night of ALL THE WAYS TO SAY I LOVE YOU
by Walter McBride - Sep 29, 2016

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BWW Takes a Look at What's On at the King's and Theatre Royal this Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

The King's and Theatre Royal jam-packed autumn season is already well underway with classics such as Cats and The Mousetrap earlier this with much more to come in the run up to the festive season and there's even got a glimpse as to what the new year will bring… (more...)

BWW Takes a First Look at the World Premiere of THE MAIDS, by José Rivera
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

INTAR will kick off the 2016-'17 Season tonight with the world premiere of THE MAIDS by Jose Rivera, adapted from the play by Jean Genet.  Daniel Irizarry directs a cast that features Laura Butler Rivera, Daniel Irizarry, Charlie Munn, Casey Robinson, and Folami Williams with Special Appearance by Jose Rivera (September 29 to October 9th only). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Judith Light Takes Opening Night Bows in ALL THE WAYS TO SAY I LOVE YOU
by Walter McBride - Sep 29, 2016

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Wellington Financial Endows Technology Evaluation Scholarship at the University of Toronto
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

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Theater Wit Extends Coffee Shop Play NAPERVILLE Into November
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

Theater Wit, Chicago's premiere 'smart art' theater, announced today a three-week extension of its current hit Chicago premiere, Naperville. (more...)

BWW Review: The Engeman's 1776
by Melissa Giordano - Sep 28, 2016

In seeing the Tony winning Sherman Edwards/Peter Stone musical 1776, we get an interesting account of the events leading up to the signing of the Declaration Of Independence. It is actually uncanny - and kind of funny - how this story still resonates today; petty arguing amongst congress and how divided 'leaders' can be are emphasized in this production. Obviously we've come far since then but, at the same time, it seems not far at all. (more...)

MUST SEE: Segerstrom Center for the Arts Proudly Presents the World Premiere of A WHOLE NEW WORLD OF ALAN MENKEN
by Maeve Riley - Sep 28, 2016

Segerstrom Center for the Arts Proudly Presents the World Premiere of A WHOLE NEW WORLD OF ALAN MENKEN (more...)

BWW Interview with Festival Award-Winning 'All in Time' Co-Director Chris Fetchko
by Movies News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

'You need to have a good story, otherwise it doesn't matter what you shoot. You have to have a story that people respond to.” -- Chris Fetchko, Director, All in Time (more...)

BWW Interviews: Seth Rudetsky of BROADWAY'S BEST at NJPAC
by Leigh Scheps - Sep 28, 2016

If Max Bialystock used to be the king of Broadway, Seth Rudetsky has since taken over the throne. Not only was he juggling the album release of Disaster! on the day we met for this interview in a (noisy from construction) park on the Upper West Side, but at the same time, spearheading a dance remix video to Broadway for Orlando's 'What The World Needs Now Is Love.' 'We are filming a whole video with the ladies who did Beyonce's 'Single Ladies,' Seth explained. 'We are hoping that raises more money and more awareness.' (more...)

Cast announced for 'TIL BETH DO US PART at the Hill Country Community Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

The Hill Country Community Theatre announces the cast for its next production - "'Til Beth Do Us Part,' a comedy by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten.  Directed by Mike Rademaekers, 'Til Beth Do Us Part' will play November 3 through November 20.  (more...)

ACME Performs with Blonde Redhead, Jóhann Jóhannsson, Thereminist Carolina Eyck and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

The American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME) embarks on a busy month of concerts on October 6 at Le Poisson Rouge in New York with Nordic Noir, a concert featuring music by Danish composers Frans Bak, Ejnar Kanding and MBD73. ACME will tour with Blonde Redhead from October 9-14, performing the band's album Misery is a Butterfly in its entirety, before joining Icelandic composer Johann Johannsson for a tour supporting his recent Deutsche Grammophon album Orphee from October 16-23. Upon returning to New York, ACME performs with German thereminist and composer Carolina Eyck in the world premiere of her Fantasias for theremin and string quartet. ACME and Eyck's recording of the Fantasias will be released by Butterscotch Records on October 14. (more...)

New Hope Arts & Crafts Festival Announces 2016 Winners
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

The Annual New Hope Juried Arts & Crafts Festival was held on a beautiful weekend - September 24 and 25, 2016 - with over 160 local and national artists and craftspeople. (more...)

Austin Companies Participate in the Fit Company Challenge
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

On September 10, 2016 over 500 participants from companies located in the Austin area took part in the Fit Company Challenge, a corporate wellness event hosted by the Fit Company Institute providing area companies an opportunity to show the importance of living a fit and healthy lifestyle. Participants worked in teams of 3 to 4 towards completing a variety of fitness stations tailored to challenge the team member's current fitness level and earn points towards their company's overall score. (more...)

BWW Review: THE WEDDING SINGER at Theatre Three
by Kyle Christopher West - Sep 28, 2016

No matter what year you were born, you've probably teased your hair and belted out every word to 'Livin' On A Prayer,' or 'Don't Stop Believing' at some point in your life. The 1980's are celebrated as a never-ending pop music party that everyone seems to remember fondly - including the younger generation who wasn't even around for it! When Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore fell in love onscreen in the 80's-themed 1998 film THE WEDDING SINGER, a comedic classic was born, eventually becoming inspiration to a Broadway musical of the same name in 2006. Although the stage version never quite captured audiences or critics like the movie did (perhaps they were 'Too Shy' to pay $111.25 for the blast-from-the-past?), the show was overall well received by audiences. Now, Dallas' theatre-in-the-round, Theatre Three, brings the 'Me decade' to the stage in THE WEDDING SINGER and providing a lot of upbeat, fluffy fun. (more...)

The Mysterious and Beguiling Musical, GOBLIN MARKET, Opens October 21st
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

The Aux Dog Performing Arts Space, the only live theater venue in Nob Hill, is pleased to announce its next production-GOBLIN MARKET, a dramatic musical fantasy based on the classic poem by the great Victorian poet, Christina Rossetti. The poem has been the subject of countless interpretations and is endlessly fascinating for audiences, in fact, the poem had a revival of interest in the late 20th century which continues to the present. (more...)

CAGNEY Original New York Cast Recording Out This Friday
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

A friendly reminder! Cagney, the Original New York Cast Recording, will be released this week on the Broadway Records label. (more...)

Photo Flash: Norm Lewis, Kate Baldwin, Megan Hilty, Corbin Bleu and More Take Part in Parlor Night with Broadway Inspirational Voices
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

Parlor Night strikes again! Were you there for Broadway's latest pop-up party? This time, the intimate evening was hosted in the art-adorned, spacious Tribeca loft of Cynthia and Bob Abrams (head of Abbeville Press specializing in fine art and illustrated books). BroadwayWorld has photos from the festivities below! (more...)

Victory Gardens' Training Center to Offer 2016 Classes on Dance, Auditions, Writing & More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

Victory Gardens Theater announces the return of The Training Center, with courses beginning in fall 2016. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Laura Benanti Makes Cafe Carlyle Debut with TALES FROM SOPRANO ISLE
by Stephen Sorokoff - Sep 28, 2016

Tony Award-winner Laura Benanti made her Cafe Carlyle debut last night and Broadwayworld was there. The five-time Tony nominee opened the Carlyle's fall season with Tales from Soprano Isle, which featured songs from Laura's career along with humorous anecdotes and experiences that she has encountered on and off the stage and screen. Laura just completed her Tony nominated role as Amalia Balash in the hit Broadway musical She Loves Me, She also recently garnered rave reviews for her hilarious portrayal of Melania Trump on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Laura told the opening night Cafe Carlyle audience that it was not only her Cafe' debut. As she gently patted her 5 month pregnant tummy she said it was also her daughter's. (more...)

East West Players Presents KENTUCKY by Leah Nanako Winkler
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

East West Players (EWP), the nation's longest-running professional theatre of color in the country and the largest producing organization of Asian American artistic work, is pleased to announce the cast and creative team for the West Coast premiere of Kentucky, which the The New York Times has praised as "…the full-length debut of a distinctive new voice - mouthy, sly and bourbon sweet, with the expected kick."Written by Leah Nanako Winkler and directed by Deena Selenow, Kentucky begins performances on November 10 and runs until December 11, 2016, with opening night on November 16.   (more...)

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