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Alfie Boe to Succeed Tony Nominee Ramin Karimloo in Broadway's LES MISERABLESAlfie Boe to Succeed Tony Nominee Ramin Karimloo in Broadway's LES MISERABLES
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2015

Internationally-renowned performer Alfie Boe will return to Broadway to star as 'Jean Valjean' in Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed new Broadway production of Claude-Michel Schonberg & Alain Boublil's Les Miserables, now in its second year at the Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street). Boe begins performances in Les Miserables Tuesday, September 1. Tony Award nominee Ramin Karimloo will give his final performance as Valjean on Sunday, August 30. Boe made his Broadway debut as Rodolfo in Baz Luhrmann's acclaimed production La Boheme, for which he and his co-stars received a special Tony Award in 2003 for their performances. (more...)

Google I/O 2015 to Feature ChemCaper, the World's First Chemistry Role Playing GameGoogle I/O 2015 to Feature ChemCaper, the World's First Chemistry Role Playing Game
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

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RCA Inspiration Signs Phillip Bryant, New Single 'Source' Out NowRCA Inspiration Signs Phillip Bryant, New Single 'Source' Out Now
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

Announced today, RCA Inspiration signed an exclusive partnership agreement with prolific music producer, musician and praise leader, Phillip Bryant. (more...)

Josefina Lopez to Receive Honorary Doctorate Degree in the Arts from Columbia College ChicagoJosefina Lopez to Receive Honorary Doctorate Degree in the Arts from Columbia College Chicago
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

Josefina López, the award-winning playwright and co-screenwriter of Real Women Have Curves and Founding Artistic Director of CASA 0101 Theater in Boyle Heights, CA will receive an Honorary Doctorate Degree in the Arts from her Alma Mater, Columbia College Chicago on Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 10:00 a.m., at which time López will deliver a Commencement Address to the Class of 2015. López graduate with a B.A. degree in Liberal Arts from Columbia College Chicago in 1993. (more...)

World's Largest Women's Marijuana Organization Celebrates 10th Anniversary and Announces Official Corporate Launch of Organized Membership and Mentoring CampaignWorld's Largest Women's Marijuana Organization Celebrates 10th Anniversary and Announces Official Corporate Launch of Organized Membership and Mentoring Campaign
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2015

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RSC Brings Tom Morton-Smith's New Play OPPENHEIMER to the West End TonightRSC Brings Tom Morton-Smith's New Play OPPENHEIMER to the West End Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2015

The RSC brings Tom Morton-Smith's new play Oppenheimer to the Vaudeville Theatre in London's West End this month for a limited run of eight weeks. (more...)

Henegar Center to Present CRY-BABYHenegar Center to Present CRY-BABY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

The Henegar Center announces Cry-Baby the Musical. This is the World Community Theatre Premiere of the show. The Henegar is Making History and you're invited to be a part of it! (more...)

The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum Opens to the PublicThe George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum Opens to the Public
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2015

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Actors to Swap Roles in 'THRILL ME' for London RunActors to Swap Roles in 'THRILL ME' for London Run
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2015

It happened in Wicked, with Louise Dearman Making History as the first actress to play both starring roles - Glinda, the Good Witch of the North, and Elphaba, the Wicked Witch of the West. (more...)

Controversy Continues at the Metropolitan Opera - Can the Met Afford Gelb's Vision?Controversy Continues at the Metropolitan Opera - Can the Met Afford Gelb's Vision?
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2015

Last August, an agreement was reached to resolve a potential labor crisis at the Metropolian Opera, the nation's largest performing arts organization. (more...)

David Crosby Announces Solo Acoustic Tour Dates in June & JulyDavid Crosby Announces Solo Acoustic Tour Dates in June & July
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2015

Legendary singer-songwriterDavid Crosbyhas announced a series of intimate solo acoustic tour dates for June and July, where he will perform with only his voice and guitar (more...)

THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS West End Cast Recording Now AvailableTHE SCOTTSBORO BOYS West End Cast Recording Now Available
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 8, 2015

A new recording ofTHE SCOTTSBORO BOYS! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: History-Making FUN HOME Duo Jeanine Tesori & Lisa Kron's Tonys Acceptance SpeechSTAGE TUBE: History-Making FUN HOME Duo Jeanine Tesori & Lisa Kron's Tonys Acceptance Speech
by Stage Tube - Jun 7, 2015

Lisa Kron and Jeanine Tesori just took home the 2015 Tony Award for Best Original Score of a Musical, Making History as the first female writing pair to do so. Kron was also the recipient of the Tony for Best Book of a Musical. Scroll down to watch their speech! (more...)

FUN HOME Heading Across the Pond? Director Sam Gold 'Can't Confirm or Deny'FUN HOME Heading Across the Pond? Director Sam Gold 'Can't Confirm or Deny'
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 7, 2015

Following John Cameron Mitchell's confirmation that HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH would be heading to the West End, the Bechdels might soon be following suit. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 6/6-6/7/2015Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 6/6-6/7/2015
by - Jun 7, 2015

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, June 7, 2015 - Sunday, June 7, 2015. (more...)

FUN HOME Producers on Possible Film Adaptation: 'There's Definitely Been Interest'FUN HOME Producers on Possible Film Adaptation: 'There's Definitely Been Interest'
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 7, 2015

Following FUN HOME's Best Musical win tonight at the 69th Annual Tony Awards, the producers of the night's big hit spoke with the press backstage - and hinted at a long-life for the musical post-Broadway. (more...)

FUN HOME's Lisa Kron & Jeanine Tesori Make History as First Female Pair to Win Best Score of a MusicalFUN HOME's Lisa Kron & Jeanine Tesori Make History as First Female Pair to Win Best Score of a Musical
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 7, 2015

With the 69th annual Tony Awards in full swing, FUN HOME continues its groundbreaking work on Broadway. (more...)

THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS West End Cast Recording Now Available On iTunes & AmazonTHE SCOTTSBORO BOYS West End Cast Recording Now Available On iTunes & Amazon
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 30, 2015

A brand new recording of THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS! (more...)

Lil Wayne & Charlie Puth Release New Single 'Nothing But Trouble' Lil Wayne & Charlie Puth Release New Single 'Nothing But Trouble'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

Big Beat and Atlantic Records have announced the release of 'Nothing But Trouble,' the blockbuster new single from Lil Wayne & Charlie Puth. The track, which premiered via iHeartRadio, is available on the iTunes Store and all DSPs today, Tuesday, June 30th. (more...)

Boadway Revival of LES MISERABLES Plays 500th Performance TodayBoadway Revival of LES MISERABLES Plays 500th Performance Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2015

BCameron Mackintosh's acclaimed new production of Claude-Michel Schonberg & Alain Boublil's LES MISERABLES will celebrate its 500th performance today at the Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street).   Now in its second year on Broadway, this newly-reimagined production of LES MISERABLES opened on Broadway March 23, 2014. (more...)

Texas Siblings Create User-Friendly Medicare Service for Baby BoomersTexas Siblings Create User-Friendly Medicare Service for Baby Boomers
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2015

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Hilton Worldwide Announces Five New Curio – A Collection by Hilton SigningsHilton Worldwide Announces Five New Curio – A Collection by Hilton Signings
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2015

Hilton Worldwide (NYSE:HLT) today announced the addition of five new property signings to the development pipeline of Curio - A Collection by Hilton. They will join the eight hotels that have opened as part of the collection since it launched at the NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference just one year ago on June 2, 2014. (more...)

BWW Interviews: S. Denise O'Neal Talks FADE TO BLACK: A Series of New Works Written by Black PlaywrightsBWW Interviews: S. Denise O'Neal Talks FADE TO BLACK: A Series of New Works Written by Black Playwrights
by Katricia Lang - Jun 11, 2015

FADE TO BLACK: A Series of New Works written by Black Playwrights is a rare opportunity. Theatregoers will witness a select group of original plays from all over the United States. Each year the festival takes submissions, this year nearly 100, and whittles them down to present three nights of high-quality theatre to its audience. (more...)

How Did The 2015 Tonys Play in the Heartland?How Did The 2015 Tonys Play in the Heartland?
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 10, 2015

Now that the dust has settled after the 2015 Tony Awards, we reached out to our readers, asking them to offer their opinions and insights on this year's show, hosted by Tony winners Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming, and how this year's crop of new plays and musicals resonate with viewers in the heartland and, perhaps more importantly, why the Tonys matter outside of New York City. (more...)

LES MISERABLES Welcomes Youngest and First African-American Jean Valjean in Broadway HistoryLES MISERABLES Welcomes Youngest and First African-American Jean Valjean in Broadway History
by Sally Henry - Jul 26, 2015

LES MISERABLES history was made this week when a 21-year-old African-American actor went on as Jean Valjean. (more...)

BWW Reviews: SHAZZY FITNESS Christian Hip-Hop Workshop in NYC A Great SuccessBWW Reviews: SHAZZY FITNESS Christian Hip-Hop Workshop in NYC A Great Success
by Marina Kennedy - Jan 29, 2015

Shazzy Fitness, the Christian Hip-Hop phenomenon had a very successful workshop class on Saturday, January 24th in New York City. (more...)

Stage Actor Erik Liberman to Appear in Tide's Upcoming TV CommercialStage Actor Erik Liberman to Appear in Tide's Upcoming TV Commercial
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

Erik Liberman, who will originate the role of 'Clopin' in Paper Mill Playhouse's upcoming production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame, is Making History as one-half of the first gay couple selling Tide in TV commercials. (more...)

Dallas' AT&T Stadium to Host WrestleManiaDallas' AT&T Stadium to Host WrestleMania
by TV News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

Arlington Mayor Robert N. Cluck, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, the City of Arlington, the City of Dallas, The Dallas Cowboys, the Stadium Events Organizing Committee and WWE are proud to announce that AT&T Stadium will host WWE's pop-culture extravaganza, WrestleMania 32, on Sunday April 3, 2016. (more...)

Jessye Norman to Perform at Carnegie Hall with Pianist Mark Markham on Valentine's DayJessye Norman to Perform at Carnegie Hall with Pianist Mark Markham on Valentine's Day
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

Grammy-Award winning soprano Jessye Normanreturns to Carnegie Hall on Saturday, February 14 at 8:00 p.m. with pianist Mark Markham for a special Valentine's Day program entitled Hooray for Love! The concert features classics from musical theater and the Great American Songbook including selections by Harold Arlen, Leonard Bernstein, George Gershwin, Jerome Kern, Rodgers and Hart, and Duke Ellington, plus songs by Satie, Weill, Poulenc, Bizet, and others. This performance marks Miss Norman's first solo recital in Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage since May 2008. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Meet the Wine Experts - EKLEKTIKON Greek Wine ImportersBWW Interviews: Meet the Wine Experts - EKLEKTIKON Greek Wine Importers
by Marina Kennedy - Feb 9, 2015

Eklektikon is the exclusive importers of Greek wines. With their growing popularity, we spoke with wine expert Aris Soultanos about the wines they import. (more...)

RaceForce Presents West Hollywood's First Annual Sunset Strip Half Marathon & 5K, 4/19RaceForce Presents West Hollywood's First Annual Sunset Strip Half Marathon & 5K, 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2015

RaceForce, LLC, a leading endurance and athletic event production company based in Los Angeles, CA announced West Hollywood's first annual Sunset Strip Half Marathon & 5K will take place on April 19 th of next year. The 13.1 mile race and finish line music festival will draw thousands of runners and spectators to the Sunset Strip and will boost local hotel and retail trade in West Hollywood and Hollywood. (more...)

Marie Osmond Coming to Segerstrom Center in MarchMarie Osmond Coming to Segerstrom Center in March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2015

Segerstrom Center for the Arts presents Marie Osmond in her exciting new show My Life Through Music for one night only on March 29, 2015 in Segerstrom Hall. Tickets start at $69 and will go on sale Thursday, February 12 at 10 a.m. PST. Single tickets will be available online at SCFTA.org, at the Box Office at 600 Town Center Drive in Costa Mesa or by calling (714) 556-2787. The TTY number is (714) 556-2746. (more...)

RSC Will Bring Tom Morton-Smith's New Play OPPENHEIMER to West EndRSC Will Bring Tom Morton-Smith's New Play OPPENHEIMER to West End
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2015

The RSC announced today that Tom Morton-Smith's new play Oppenheimer will transfer into the Vaudeville Theatre in London's West End in March for a limited run of eight weeks. (more...)

MAKING HISTORY Begins 3/19 at The Treehouse TheaterMAKING HISTORY Begins 3/19 at The Treehouse Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

1982 - The government launches Project Chronomotion to unlock the mysteries of time travel. Two years later it ends in failure. (more...)

Sneak Peek - Tonight's RED PLANET ROVER on Discovery ChannelSneak Peek - Tonight's RED PLANET ROVER on Discovery Channel
by TV News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

It's a stunning breakthrough that will forever change the way we look at the world: on Tuesday, NASA announced that the Curiosity rover found organics on Mars, the necessary building blocks of life. (more...)

BUT, WAIT! WHAT? Holiday Gift Giving Guide for Pop Culture & Theatre JunkiesBUT, WAIT! WHAT? Holiday Gift Giving Guide for Pop Culture & Theatre Junkies
by Matt Tamanini - Dec 18, 2014

Ok, folks. This is getting dangerous. We are now exactly one week away from Christmas, and you still haven't started finished your shopping yet. And if you celebrate Hanukah, you're in a lot of trouble! So, I decided to help you out with a list of 10 items (in no particular order) that any pop culture fan with a modicum of taste would love to have this year. I've included classic movies, great TV shows, books, CDs, and a lot more; so if you don't find something for the entertainment lover on your list, I don't know what to tell you! (more...)

Janka Nabay to Play Two Shows in New York This MonthJanka Nabay to Play Two Shows in New York This Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2015

Sierra Leonean bubu master Janka Nabay and his band, The Bubu Gang, will play two New York shows, August 9 and August 19. Their shows will feature material from Nabay's first full-length album in the West, En Yay Sah (Luaka Bop, August 2012), which Pitchfork called a “powerfully modern, cosmopolitan introduction to [bubu's] complex and vibrant rhythms.” (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 8/26/2015 - KINKY BOOTS Hits 1,000, OCTOBER SKY Blasts Off and More!WAKE UP with BWW 8/26/2015 - KINKY BOOTS Hits 1,000, OCTOBER SKY Blasts Off and More!
by Jessica Khan - Aug 26, 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: KINKY BOOTS marks 1,000 shows in style, OCTOBER SKY blasts off at The Marriott and more! (more...)

Western Leg of Winter Jam Tour Spectacular Set for Taco Bell Arena in NovemberWestern Leg of Winter Jam Tour Spectacular Set for Taco Bell Arena in November
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

GRAMMY-nominated, platinum-selling rockers Skillet are poised to headline the Western leg of the Winter Jam Tour Spectacular, one of the largest annual tours in the world. Making History earlier this year with more than 600,000 people at a total of 47 shows across the country, the tour will conclude an unprecedented year with stops in nine additional cities in November.  (more...)

Charlie Puth Announces Debut Album 'Nine Track Mind'Charlie Puth Announces Debut Album 'Nine Track Mind'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

Atlantic recording artist Charlie Puth has announced the release of his highly anticipated debut album. NINE TRACK MIND arrives everywhere November 6th. (more...)

Pop Star JoJo Makes Atlantic Records Debut With Simultaneous Release of Three New SinglesPop Star JoJo Makes Atlantic Records Debut With Simultaneous Release of Three New Singles
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

Acclaimed singer-songwriter JoJo joins Atlantic Records' much celebrated roster. The singer makes her long awaited Atlantic debut with three new singles. (more...)

Jim Beam Adds More Refreshment To Flavor Portfolio With Release Of Jim Beam' AppleJim Beam Adds More Refreshment To Flavor Portfolio With Release Of Jim Beam' Apple
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

Today, Jim Beam officially announces the launch of its latest flavored whiskey from the world's No. 1 bourbon new Jim Beam Apple which contains all the pride and heritage from the Beam family's 220-year history. (more...)

Montego Glover & Alex Finke Will Join Cast of LES MISERABLES This September!Montego Glover & Alex Finke Will Join Cast of LES MISERABLES This September!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2015

Tony Award-nominee Montego Glover (Memphis) will assume the role of Fantine beginning Tuesday, September 1 in Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed new Broadway production of Claude-Michel Schonberg & Alain Boublil's LES MISERABLES, now in its second year at the Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street). She succeeds Erika Henningsen in the role.  Glover, who also received the Drama Desk and Outer Critics' Circle Awards for her acclaimed performance in Memphis, most recently co-starred on Broadway in the musical It Shoulda Been You.   Also on September 1, Alex Finke makes her Broadway debut in the role of Cosette, succeeding Samantha Hill.  (more...)

Discovery Life Channel to Present Documentary LITTLE PERSON: BOSTON STRONG, 4/14Discovery Life Channel to Present Documentary LITTLE PERSON: BOSTON STRONG, 4/14
by TV News Desk - Apr 6, 2015

Juli Windsor was less than a mile away from completing a lifelong quest to become the first person with dwarfism to finish the Boston Marathon. (more...)

Vine Stars to Lead New Film FML: A SOCIAL MEDIA ADVENTUREVine Stars to Lead New Film FML: A SOCIAL MEDIA ADVENTURE
by Movies News Desk - Apr 3, 2015

Jason Nash has written and will be directing his second film -- the first-ever Vine star feature film-- and is launching the 30-Day Kickstarter campaign for the full-length feature today, Monday, March 30th. (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre to Finish 50th Season With Joe DiPietro's THE SECOND MRS. WILSON PremiereLong Wharf Theatre to Finish 50th Season With Joe DiPietro's THE SECOND MRS. WILSON Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2015

Long Wharf Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, concludes its 50th anniversary season with the world premiere of The Second Mrs. Wilson by Joe DiPietro. The show runs from May 6 through May 31, 2015 on the Claire Tow Stage in the C. Newton Schenck III Mainstage. The press opening is Wednesday, May 13 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

ARCC Brings American Teens to Cuba for Service, AdventureARCC Brings American Teens to Cuba for Service, Adventure
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

This summer ARCC Programs (Adventures Cross-Country) will conduct two 14-day trips for high schoolers combining culture with community service on this island that hasn't seen groups of American teens for nearly 60 years. (more...)

Seattle Seahawks' QB Russell Wilson to Host Nickelodeon's 2nd Annual KIDS' CHOICE SPORTSSeattle Seahawks' QB Russell Wilson to Host Nickelodeon's 2nd Annual KIDS' CHOICE SPORTS
by TV News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

Nickelodeon today announced that Seattle Seahawks' two-time Super Bowl quarterback Russell Wilson will serve as host for Kids' Choice Sports 2015, which returns for its second year live from UCLA's Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles on Thursday, July 16 (more...)

BWW Reviews: AMY HERZOG FESTIVAL at Center Stage Where Two Plays are Staged Simultaneously FOR THE FIRST TIMEBWW Reviews: AMY HERZOG FESTIVAL at Center Stage Where Two Plays are Staged Simultaneously FOR THE FIRST TIME
by Charles Shubow - Apr 17, 2015

AFTER THE REVOLUTION and 4000 MILES are both directed by Lila Neugebauer and it's quite the experience. (more...)

Off-Broadway Musical LIBERTY Receives Cast Album; Release Date Set!Off-Broadway Musical LIBERTY Receives Cast Album; Release Date Set!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2015

Broadway Records announced today that the Original Off-Broadway Cast Recording of Liberty: A Monumental New Musical, will be released on CD and digitally on Tuesday, May 5th. It is now available for pre-order on the Broadway Records website at http://www.broadwayrecords.com/cds/liberty as well as on Amazon.com and other select retailers. (more...)

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