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Based on the play What Every Woman Knows by J.M. Barrie

A turn-of-the-century Scottish spinster named Maggie Wylie whose family makes a deal with a young man to pay for his education if he agrees to marry Maggie.


NewFilmmakers NY to Screen THE BEEKEEPER and More, 8/20
by Movies News Desk - Aug 9, 2014

NewFilmmakers is a unique Screening Series that gives new filmmakers the opportunity to screen their films in New York, Los Angeles, and Online. On Wednesday, August 20th, NewFilmmakers NY presents a Documentary Series, two Special Programs, a Short Film Program, and the new feature THE BEEKEEPER. (more...)

BWW Review: Music Circus Lovingly Revives BRIGADOON
by Don Grigware - Aug 9, 2014

Say what you will about legends, myths and miracles, but Brigadoon has a charm and appeal that can turn a nonbeliever to...well, at least make you rethink your existence as you exult in the lavish musical score by Lerner & Loewe. Now in a lovely production at Sacramento's Music Circus in the Wells Fargo Pavilion in Sacramento, this early L & L work is receiving a rare revival through this Sunday August 10 only. (more...)

Theatre Legend Ethel Merman to Come to Life at Stoneham Theatre, 8/21-24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2014

Everything's coming up Merman from August 21-24, 2014, as Stoneham Theatre presents Ethel Merman's Broadway, the Award-Winning, critically acclaimed musical celebration of Broadway's greatest singer: Ethel Merman! Stage and TV star Rita McKenzie recreates the amazing life of 'La Merm,' with songs from such hit musicals as Gypsy, Annie Get Your Gun, Anything Goes, Hello, Dolly!, and more. You'll hear all of Merman's hits-such iconic songs as: 'I Got Rhythm'; 'I Get a Kick Out of You'; 'Life is Just a Bowl of Cherries'; 'Everything's Coming Up Roses'; and, of course, 'There's No Business Like Show Business.' (more...)

BWW Reviews: A Very Chekhovian VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE at Shakespeare & Co
by Larry Murray - Aug 22, 2014

For those who think that Christopher Durang's popular VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE is a strawhat comedy, this production proves it's goat real heart too, just as in any Chekhov play. (more...)

The Bachelorette's Desiree Hartsock Set to Debut Wedding Dress Collection
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

Television sweetheart, Desiree Hartsock, will join award-winning fashion designer, Maggie Sottero, at Siren Studios in Hollywood, California August 24 th and 25 th to launch her debut wedding dress collection. Fiance, Chris Siegfried, will accompany Desiree at the Couture Bridal Market hosted by The Knot to celebrate the launch and be on hand to talk about the couple's upcoming wedding plans. (more...)

NetDragon Announces Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

HONG KONG, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ NetDragon Websoft Inc. ('NetDragon' or 'the Company') (Hong Kong Stock Code: 777), a leading developer and operator of online games and mobile internet platforms in China, today announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014 ('the Period'). A conference call and webcast is scheduled at 8 p.m. Hong Kong Time on Friday, August 22, 2014 to discuss the results and recent business developments. (more...)

Emmy Preview: BroadwayWorld Staff and Fans Predict Emmy Winners!
by Matt Tamanini - Aug 22, 2014

The 66th Annual Emmy Awards will come to you from the Nokia Theater at L.A. Live in Los Angeles on NBC on Monday, August 25th live at 8:00pm. All week, BWW has been spotlighting the Emmy nominated TV performances of some of Broadway's biggest stars. If you want to follow along and interact with all of BroadwayWorld's Emmy coverage, check out #BWWEmmys on Twitter or visit our BWW Emmy Coverage Home. (more...)

Jim Nantz to Host CBS FALL PREVIEW, 9/1
by TV News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

CBS FALL PREVIEW, hosted by the voice of CBS Sports and Lead NFL Play-By-Play Announcer Jim Nantz, is a primetime special highlighting the Network's addition of THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL and its five new fall series. (more...)

U.S. Premiere of THE FROZEN ON THE SQUARE (1982) to Play Akvavit Theatre, 10/9-11/9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Akvavit Theatre, now in its fourth year producing theatrical works that explore the Nordic experience, will present the U.S. premiere of The Frozen on the Square (1982) by Lucas Svensson, translated by Akvavit's Producing Artistic Director Chad Eric Bergman. The show will open October 9 and will run through November 9 at The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

Sundance Institute & Metroplex Announce Films for Sundance Film Festival – Hong Kong Selects
by Movies News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Sundance Institute and The Metroplex announced today the eight new independent films that will premiere as part of the Sundance Film Festival – Hong Kong Selects screening series (more...)

BWW Profile: Dame Maggie Smith Emmy-Nominated Star of Stage and Screen
by Matt Tamanini - Aug 21, 2014

This morning we are taking a look at the illustrious career of Dame Maggie Smith. I mean, she's a Dame after all; Queen Elizabeth doesn't just hand those out to anyone. Her career includes highlights from on stage, including 'The Importance of Being Earnest,' 'Private Lives,' and 'Lettice and Lovage;' to in films as 'The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie,' 'Sister Act,' and 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel;' to her iconic role as Violet Crawley, the Dowager Countess of Grantham on 'Downton Abbey,' for which she is nominated for an Emmy for the fourth-consecutive year. (more...)

Goodman Theatre and Drury Lane Productions Lead 2014 Jeff Awards Nominations; Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Chicago actress, TV and film star Jane Lynch did the honor today of announcing the nominees for the 2013-2014 Equity Jeff Awards. (more...)

Alfred Molina, Winona Ryder & John Bernthal Board HBO's Upcoming Miniseries SHOW ME A HERO
by TV News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

According to Deadline, HBO has added Winona Ryder, Alfred Molina, and John Bernthal to its six-hour miniseries SHOW ME A HERO, based on the book by Lisa Belkin. Ther project, which comes from THE WIRE's David Simon, has already enlisted Oscar Isaac and Catherine Keener. (more...)

The Tank to Present DARK FEST - Two Weekends of Shows Using Alternative Power Sources, 8/21-31
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

The Tank, a non-profit arts presenter located in the heart of midtown, will present the second annual Dark Fest: two weekends of eclectic performances in which no power is provided by the theater, and all light and sound must designed by the artists using alternative energy sources. (more...)

'80 DAYS', CAMP GHOUL and More Set for Boise Contemporary Theater's 2014-15 Children's Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

In September, Boise Contemporary Theater kicks off the BCT Children's Reading Series: Contemporary plays for young audiences. It's a brand new take on an old tradition! Grab some milk and cookies and get swept up in four great stories brought to life with live music and sound. Led by the talented actor, director and educator Dwayne Blackaller, this is an experience you won't want your family to miss. (more...)

'JACQUES BREL', CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF, MR. BURNS and More Set for ACT's 50th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

ACT - A Contemporary Theatre under the Artistic Direction of Kurt Beattie is proud to announce the Mainstage productions taking place in the 50th Anniversary Season in 2015. The mid-century mark will reflect ACT's contribution to the field throughout history and looking to the future with the theme, What Was, What is, and What Will Be. 2015 brings cause to celebrate two other milestone anniversaries: ACT will celebrate the 40th year of producing founder Gregory A. Falls' adaptation of A Christmas Carol, as well as the 90th anniversary of the 1925 Fraternal Order of Eagles building, ACT's historic landmark home since 1996. Commemorative celebrations and engagement opportunities will occur throughout the year. A brief history of ACT's founding is included following the season titles. (more...)

WHAT's PERIOD OF ADJUSTMENT Begins Performances 8/28
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

WHAT's relationship with the Tennessee Williams Festival continues this year with Period of Adjustment, directed by Michael Unger. Previews are August 28 and 29, and are open to the public. Opening night is August 30. A Playmaker Talkback is scheduled for Thursday, September 4. Performance dates at the Tennessee Williams Festival to be announced. (more...)

Northlight Theatre to Open 40th Season with THE COMMONS OF PENSACOLA, 9/12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents the second-ever production of The Commons of Pensacola by Amanda Peet, directed by Robin Witt. The production will run at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie, from September 12 - October 19, 2014. The press performance is Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 2:30 pm. (more...)

Breaking News: CABARET Officially Finds Its Next 'Sally Bowles'; Show Extends Through Spring!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) just announced celebrated film star & Golden Globe nominee Emma Stone will join the cast of the Tony Award-winning CABARET and make her Broadway debut starring as 'Sally Bowles' from November 11, 2014 through February 1, 2015. Current 'Sally Bowles' Michelle Williams will play her final performance on November 9, 2014. (more...)

SONS OF ANARCHY: The Official Collector's Edition Coming This December
by TV News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

FX has announced that the SONS OF ANARCHY: The Official Collector's Edition will hit book shelves in hardcover on December 3, 2014. The book was written by Tara Bennett. (more...)

E! Online Predicts the 66TH ANNUAL EMMY AWARD Winners
by TV News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

The 2014 Emmys are fast approaching, and we have broken down all the Drama and Comedy acting categories for you, so you can go wager all your life savings on our infallible picks. (Don't actually do that.) (more...)

Roundfire Books to Release DON'T DRINK AND FLY by Cathie Devitt, 10/31
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

Bernice is a witch living in Glasgow. She loses her way in life and wanders off the beaten track looking for the garden of enlightenment. This is the story of Bernice O'Hanlon - Part One, written by Scottish author Cathy Devitt. Comedy and tragedy combined within the Pagan world makes this an excellent read for all women. (more...)

Robin Williams Tribute Set for OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?, 8/24
by TV News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

Oprah's favorite moments from Robin Williams' 14 appearances on the 'Oprah' show, airing Sunday, August 24 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. (more...)

AMC's THE WALKING DEAD 'VIOLENT VINYL' Edition Released
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

Pop-culture provocateurs SPACELAB9 have teamed up with DIAMOND COMIC DISTRIBUTORS for a comic book shop exclusive deluxe edition vinyl LP for the official soundtrack to multi-award winning fan-favorite drama series AMC's THE WALKING DEAD. (more...)

Debbie Reynolds to be Honored with 2014 SAG Life Achievement Award
by Movies News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

Debbie Reynolds – actor, singer, dancer, author, champion for the preservation of the artifacts of film history and for the understanding and treatment of mental illness – has been named the 51st recipient of SAG-AFTRA's highest honor: (more...)

New Web Series COVERS, Starring Paige Davis, Amy Spanger, Ryan Silverman and More, Premieres on BroadwayWorld Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

From the minds of Chicago co-stars Jason Patrick Sands and Brian O'Brien comes the new Broadway web comedy series 'COVERS,' set to premiere its pilot episode tonight, August 18, 2014 exclusively on BroadwayWorld.com. (more...)

Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits - MATILDA!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 18, 2014

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With several weeks until the craziness begins, there is still plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's already occupied theaters . BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's MATILDA below! (more...)

Original A CHORUS LINE Star Mitzi Hamilton to Direct & and Choreograph at Surflight Theatre, Running 8/27-9/14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

Broadway veteran Mitzi Hamilton, one of the dancers in Michael Bennett's original developmental workshop that provided the inspiration for the character of Val in A Chorus Line, will direct and choreograph the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical at Surflight Theatre, August 27-September 14. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: HOMELAND Season 4 Trailer Reveals Six-Month Time Lapse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

Showtime has just released the trailer for Season 4 of HOMELAND, and according to TV Guide, the story starts six months after the end of Season 3. (more...)

SummerWorks 2014 Award Winners Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

Canada's 23rd annual SummerWorks Performance Festival wrapped up another successful year with an awards ceremony recognizing outstanding artistic achievements at the Closing Night Party, held at The Theatre Centre (1115 Queen Street West). This year the festival celebrates strong audience presence and increased support to artists with a total of 572 artists who put on 366 performances of 61 productions. (more...)

A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE to Open Covedale's 2014-15 Season, Begin. 9/11
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

Blanche du Bois, a woman whose life has been undermined by her romantic illusions, rejects the realities of life as her desperate defense of her weak, vulnerable soul. But when she is reduced to living on the charity of her sister, in a seedy New Orleans apartment, Blanche's confrontation with her brutish brother in law, leads to a revelation of her tragic self-delusion and, in the end, to madness. A classic American drama which ranks as one of the greatest in our theatre. Greg Procaccino, Director; Melanie Dawn Hall, Production Stage Manager (more...)

BWW Interviews: James Naughton Talks THE WORD, CITY OF ANGELS Reunion
by Matt Tamanini - Aug 15, 2014

In the new film 'The Word,' a man's otherwise perfect life is destroyed when his son is kidnapped and murdered. He finds himself torn between avenging his son's death and moving on with his now hollow existence. Two-time Tony-winner James Naughton plays F.B.I. agent Mike Sheehy, who is tasked with hunting down the boy's killer. 'The Word' opens in select cities, including New York and Los Angeles, this week. Last week, I spoke to Naughton about the film, his iconic role as the original Billy Flynn in long-running 'Chicago' revival, being a part of a family of performers, and whether or not there is any truth to the rumors of a 'City of Angels' reunion concert. (more...)

New Web Series COVERS, Starring Paige Davis, Amy Spanger, Ryan Silverman and More, Will Premiere on BroadwayWorld Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

From the minds of Chicago co-stars Jason Patrick Sands and Brian O'Brien comes the new Broadway web comedy series 'COVERS,' set to premiere its pilot episode on Monday, August 18, 2014 exclusively on BroadwayWorld.com. (more...)

Homer Simpson Hologram Appearance at Comic-Con Prompts Lawsuit
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

Hologram USA, Musion Das Hologram Limited and Uwe Maass are suing Twentieth Century Fox and Gracie Films for “willful infringement” after Homer Simpson made his first-ever appearance at Comic-Con in San Diego last month -- via hologram. (more...)

Haley Jane Schafer, Greg Foster & More to Star in Big Noise Theatre's LEGALLY BLONDE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

Big Noise Theatre Company has announced the cast for Legally Blonde the Musical, running weekends Oct 10-19 at Prairie Lakes Theatre in Des Plaines, IL. Legally Blonde is based on the beloved 2001 movie and 2007 Broadway show about a sorority girl who discovers herself and makes good at Harvard Law at the same time! (more...)

New Edition of HBO's REAL SPORTS WITH BRYANT GUMBEL Debuts 8/19
by TV News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

REAL SPORTS WITH BRYANT GUMBEL, TV's most honored sports journalism series, continues its 20th season with more enterprising features and reporting when the show's 209th edition debuts at a special time TUESDAY, AUG. 19 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. (more...)

Scoop: THE VAMPIRE DIARIES on THE CW - Thursday, September 4, 2014
by - Aug 14, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE VAMPIRE DIARIES, airing on THE CW on Thursday, September 4, 2014! (more...)

Scoop: MYSTERY GIRLS on ABC FAMILY - Wednesday, August 20, 2014
by TV Scoop - Aug 14, 2014

Get all the scoop on MYSTERY GIRLS, airing on ABC FAMILY on Wednesday, August 20, 2014! (more...)

Scoop: MYSTERY GIRLS on ABC FAMILY - Wednesday, August 27, 2014
by TV Scoop - Aug 14, 2014

Get all the scoop on MYSTERY GIRLS, airing on ABC FAMILY on Wednesday, August 27, 2014! (more...)

DIVERGENT Tops Digital Movie Purchases & Rentals, Week Ending 7/27
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

Rentrak (RENT), the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced the top ten digital movie purchases and rentals based on consumer transaction rate. The report includes Internet Video on Demand (iVOD) and electronic sell-through (EST), for both Standard-Definition and Digital HD movie purchases and rentals. (more...)

Maggie Rose to Play Metropolitan Room, 8/31
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

Poughkeepsie native Maggie Rose will be returning to her first love, American Songbook at the Metropolitan Room on 31 August at 4pm. Rose has been a popular jazz singer around Boston but is now about to take NYC by storm. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 8/13/14 - 'NEVERLAND' and 'ELBOW' Open, Rannells on TONIGHT, Lauren Bacall and More!
by Jessica Showers - Aug 13, 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: FINDING NEVERLAND opens in Boston, 'REVOLUTION IN THE ELBOW' opens off-Broadway, and future HEDWIG star Andrew Rannells stops by THE TONIGHT SHOW! (more...)

The Playgroup LLC to Showcase Local Playwright with LITTLE PIGGIES, Jan 2-18, 2015
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

The Playgroup LLC continues to present the best work by local playwrights with nine exciting performances of Todd Caster's LITTLE PIGGIES. Directed by Joyce Sweeney. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Look at 14th Annual Village Originals Festival of New Musicals
by Jay Irwin - Aug 12, 2014

It's a musical theater nerd's paradise and as a nerd one of my favorite times of the year. Village Theatre has once again brought together an incredible weekend of new works for workshop readings and one full production. Five shows put up for one performance as readings with music stands and scripts in hand and then one larger production put up for two weekends. And while the weekend may be over (and only for members anyway) there's still time to see the larger production and I've got some wonderful photos for you all. But let's start with the production you can still see and then we'll move onto the workshops. (more...)

Segerstrom Center to Present AN EVENING WITH SHIRLEY MACLAINE, 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

Academy Award winner, singer, dancer, writer and activist Shirley MacLaine makes her Segerstrom Center for the Arts debut in her remarkable one-woman show, sharing personal stories, photos and film clips from her illustrious Hollywood career and fascinating personal life on Saturday, September 20 at 8 p.m. in the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. (more...)

Scoop: THE SIMPSONS on FOX - Sunday, August 17, 2014
by TV Scoop - Aug 11, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE SIMPSONS, airing on FOX on Sunday, August 17, 2014! (more...)

Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits - NEWSIES!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 11, 2014

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With several weeks until the craziness begins, there is still plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's already occupied theaters . BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's NEWSIES below! (more...)

Lucy Punch to Star as Paige Britain in GREAT BRITAIN, Sept 9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

Lucy Punch will play the leading role of Paige Britain in the West End transfer of Richard Bean's new play,Great Britain. Directed by Nicholas Hytner, the National Theatre's sell out production transfers to theTheatre Royal Haymarket on 9 September 2014 with opening night on 26 September at 7pm. Great Britain's strictly limited run, booking to 10 January 2015, is designed by Tim Hatley, with video design by 59 Productions, lighting by Neil Austin, music by Grant Olding and sound by Paul Arditti. (more...)

New Tickets to WICKED at Sydney's Capitol Theatre Released
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

Due to extraordinary demand, new tickets have been released for the Sydney season of the award-winning musical theatre blockbuster WICKED. With performances at Sydney's Capitol Theatre beginning on September 20, new tickets have been released for performances from 18 to 23 November. (more...)

SIR LAURENCE OLIVIER'S SHAKESPEARE COLLECTION Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 8/26
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 10, 2014

A collection of two of the most acclaimed Shakespeare performances in recent memory is now available to order featuring master thespian and Bard interpreter Laurence Olivier titled SIR LAURENCE OLIVIER'S SHAKESPEARE COLLECTION. (more...)

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