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Read all about it! Paper Mill Playhouse is proud to present the premiere of a brand new musical, NEWSIES, adapted for the stage from the popu�lar Disney film. Based on the 1899 true story of a courageous group of scrappy newsboys who become unlikely heroes when they rally forces to fight an unscrupulous newspaper tycoon, NEWSIES features a book by Harvey Fierstein, lyrics by Jack Feldman, and music by legendary composer Alan Menken. With its rousing score, rollicking choreography, and defy-all-odds inspirational story, Disney�s NEWSIES will have you cheering � and Paper Mill Playhouse is the ONLY place you can see it!

Ewalt & Walker to Bring PAJAMBOREE to 54 Below, 9/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

After sold out shows at Joe's Pub, Caroline's on Broadway, and 92YTribeca, musical theater writers, Kyle Ewalt & Michael Ian Walker are bringing their music to the legendary 54 Below. Break out your best PJs, because it's time for some great new music performed by Broadway's brightest stars in 'PAJAMBOREE' on Saturday, September 27th at 11:30 p.m. (more...)

Lillias White, Justin Guarini and More to Join Lyons & Pakchar 9/29 at the NYPL for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

Broadway's Future Songbook Series -- presented by Arts and Artists at St. Paul -- begins on Monday, September 29th in the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center located at 111 Amsterdam Avenue and 65th Street. (more...)

David Burnham Departs Garner Center's BROADWAY VOICES Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

David Burnham, a favorite with the Garner audience, was just cast and will open an exciting show in Vegas. This is an incredible opportunity for Burnham, but prevents him from kicking off the Broadway Voices season in December. (more...)

Bob Dylan, NEWSIES, Ira Glass, Neil deGrasse Tyson and More Set for The Kimmel Center's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

The Kimmel Center kicks off its 2014-2015 season this week with more than 100 new shows on sale to the public for the first time, including multi-Grammy winner and Songwriters Hall of Famer Bob Dylan (Nov. 21-23), Broadway's Tony-Winning hit Newsies (Oct. 28-Nov. 2), award winning NPR radio host Ira Glass (Nov. 12), Puerto Rican super group, Calle 13 (Sept. 27), and Emmy winning astrophysicist Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson (Feb. 25). (more...)

David Burnham, Capathia Jenkins & Alli Mauzey Set for Broadway Voices 2014-15 at Garner Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

The fifth annual Broadway Voices season is bringing a fun-filled season of Broadway stars to Garner Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Jeremy Jordan Leaves Boston for THE LAST FIVE YEARS Premiere; Returns to FINDING NEVERLAND for Tuesday Performance
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

THE LAST 5 YEARS, Richard LaGravenese's (BEHIND THE CANDELABRA) big screen adaptation of the 2002 Off-Broadway musical by Tony Award winning composer and lyricist Jason Robert Brown, just premiered yesterday at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival, and Broadway favorite Jeremy Jordan was there for the big event. Jordan, who is currently starring in the Broadway-bound production of FINDING NEVERLAND at the American Repertory Theatre, made the trek from Boston to Toronto after yesterday's matinee to attend the premiere, according to Deadline. He will return to the A.R.T. in time for Tuesday night's performance. (more...)

Jeremy Jordan to Debut BREAKING CHARACTER at Landmark on Main, 10/18
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

Landmark on Main Street's Dim The Light Series premieres with a Long Island Debut of Jeremy Jordan's Breaking Character show on Saturday, October 18 at 8 PM. (more...)

Theater People Podcast Welcomes KINKY BOOTS' Ellyn Marie Marsh
by Matt Tamanini - Sep 7, 2014

On Monday, September 8th the Theater People Podcast welcomes the multi-talented Ellyn Marie Marsh. Topics discussed include her two Broadway heartbreaks: being cast as a replacement in the role of Hatchet Face Mona in CRY BABY, but never even making it into rehearsal because the show closed just after previews; and being cast as an understudy in ENRON, but never making it to the stage because the show suffered a similar fate. (more...)

The Great White Way Returns to Hell's Kitchen With BROADWAY MONDAYS, 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2014

BROADWAY MONDAYS, presented by Justin Luke of BoiParty.com and Sutton Lee Seymour begins on Monday September 15th at Hardware Bar on 10th Avenue between 47th and 48th Street. (more...)

VIDEO: Anna Kendrick Sings in First Clip from THE LAST 5 YEARS Movie!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2014

The first clip has been released from THE LAST 5 YEARS movie, which premiered this weekend at the Toronto International Film Festival! (more...)

MAMMA MIA! and NEWSIES Stars to Sing at Cabaret Hotline Concert, 9/17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2014

Karen Mason ('Mamma Mia!') and Giuseppe Bausilio ('Newsies'), as well as award-winning singers Tom Andersen and Marissa Mulder, will headline 'A Few of My Favorite Folks' on Wednesday, Sept. 17, at 7 p.m. at the Laurie Beechman Theatre, 407 W. 42nd St., New York City. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 9/5/14 - WINTER'S TALE in Central Park, 'MIGHTY REAL' Off-Broadway, Joan Rivers and More!
by Jessica Showers - Sep 5, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: THE WINTER'S TALE begins at the Delacorte, 'MIGHTY REAL' starts performances off-Broadway, RUTHLESS! benefits BC/EFA, we remember Joan Rivers and more! (more...)

Anna Kendrick and Jeremy Jordan-Led THE LAST FIVE YEARS Movie Gets Valentine's Day 2015 Release
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

RADiUS is proud to announce one of the first major acquisitions of the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival, with North American rights to THE LAST 5 YEARS, Richard LaGravenese's (BEHIND THE CANDELABRA) big screen adaptation of the 2002 Off-Broadway musical by Tony Award winning composer and lyricist Jason Robert Brown. Anna Kendrick and Jeremy Jordan ('Smash') star in LaGravenese's highly anticipated film. THE LAST 5 YEARS will celebrate its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sunday, September 7th at 8:30PM at the Ryerson Theater. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Taylor Louderman, Jason Gotay, Nic Rouleau and More Sing in 'sMASHed UP' at 54 Below!
by Stage Tube - Sep 5, 2014

A cast of Broadway's brightest young talent, led by musical director Benjamin Rauhala, came together for an evening of wild mash-ups in 'sMASHed UP' on September 1st at 54 Below. Below, watch more than a dozen videos from the concert, featuring Taylor Louderman, Jason Gotay, Nic Rouleau, and more! (more...)

First Look At Cast & Creative Team In Rehearsal For NEWSIES National Tour
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 4, 2014

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Photo Flash: Inside the First Day of Rehearsal for NEWSIES National Tour; Dan DeLuca Set to Lead - Full Company Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

Disney Theatrical Productions just announced full casting for the eagerly anticipated North American tour of Broadway's Tony Award-winning smash hit musical, Disney's Newsies. Rehearsals began on Wednesday, September 3 in New York City in preparation for the first performance on Saturday, October 11 in Schenectady, NY at Proctors. During its first year of touring in the 2014-15 season, the production will play 25 cities, over 43 weeks. (more...)

Patrick Page, Michael Arden, Ciara Renee & More to Lead THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at La Jolla Playhouse!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast for its upcoming U.S. premiere musical, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, featuring a score by the multiple Academy, Grammy and Tony Award-winning team of composer Alan Menken (Newsies, Little Shop of Horrors) and lyricist Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin), book by Peter Parnell (The West Wing, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever) and direction by Scott Schwartz (Playhouse's Jane Eyre, Broadway's Golda's Balcony). Produced in association with Paper Mill Playhouse, by special arrangement with Disney Theatrical Productions, The Hunchback of Notre Dame will run October 26 - December 7, 2014 in the Playhouse's Mandell Weiss Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jenna Leigh Green, Jason Gotay, Ryann Redmond, Nic Rouleau and More in sMASHed UP at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

A cast of Broadway's brightest young talent, led by musical director Benjamin Rauhala, came together for an evening of wild mash-ups in 'sMASHed UP' on September 1st at 54 Below. Check out photos from the concert below! (more...)

Jessie Mueller, Andrew Lippa & Margo Seibert Join Art Attack Foundation Benefit Lineup at Birdland, 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

Jessie Mueller, Andrew Lippa and Margo Seibert have joined the lineup for An Evening of Song benefiting the Art Attack Foundation at Birdland on Monday, September 15th. As previously announced, Chita Rivera, Rosie O'Donnell, BD Wong, Anika Larsen and more will also perform. (more...)

Jeremy Jordan Coming to The Cabaret at the Columbia Club, 10/10-11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

Star of Broadway, film, and television, Jeremy Jordan will play The Cabaret at the Columbia Club on October 10 at 8PM and October 11 at 7PM & 9:30PM. The performances will include music from Broadway's Newsies, SMASH, and his upcoming film,The Last 5 Years, along with his own personal favorites. Jeremy will also be conducting a master class at 1:00pm on October 11. For tickets call 317.275.1169, or order online at www.TheCabaret.org. (more...)

Andrea McArdle to Headline MTC's Opening Gala Fundraiser, 9/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Music Theatre of Connecticut (MTC) will be celebrating the grand opening of The New MTC with a gala fundraiser on Saturday, September 27 at 7pm. The gala will take place at The New MTC, located at 509 Westport Avenue in Norwalk (behind Jones New York and Nine West Outlet). All proceeds will benefit MTC and its programming. Tickets are $125 and available in an extremely limited quantity. For reservations, call 203.454.3883 or visit www.musictheatreofct.com (more...)

Mirvish's 2014-15 Season to Feature Angela Lansbury in BLITHE SPIRIT, KINKY BOOTS, BUYER & CELLAR & More
by Alan Henry - Sep 16, 2014

David Mirvish has finalized all the details and shows for his 2014-15 line-up of shows. There will be seven shows in the Mainstage Subscription Series, three in the Off-Mirvish Subscription Series and nine bonus shows not on subscription. That brings the total to a record 19 shows for the 2014-15 season. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside the Mirvish Season Launch Event
by Alan Henry - Sep 16, 2014

David Mirvish has finalized all the details and shows for his 2014-15 line-up of shows. There will be seven shows in the Mainstage Subscription Series, three in the Off-Mirvish Subscription Series and nine bonus shows not on subscription. That brings the total to a record 19 shows for the 2014-15 season. The season lineup was announced during an event held on September 16 at The Royal Alexandra Theatre. The shows slated to play Toronto over the next year are: Wicked (now playing), The Book of Mormon (now playing), Our Country's Good (now playing), Arcadia, The Heart of Robin Hood, Blithe Spirit, Titanic the Musical, Kinky Boots, Disney's Newsies, Buyer and Cellar, Boom, Vanya and Sonya and Masha and Spike, Julie Madly Deeply, The Boy With Tape on His Face, Donny and Marie: A Broadway Christmas, Jersey Boys, Blades on Stage, Dame Edna's Glorious Goodbye, and Once. (more...)

Broadway Understudies to Perform 'HALF HOUR 5' at Laurie Beechman, 9/21
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

On September 21st at 9:30pm, BroadwayUnderstudies.com has once again invited some of Broadway's most talented understudies to the stage of the Laurie Beechman Theatre to share their rare talent-the ability to perform at a second's notice. They'll be thrown into the fire in 'Half Hour 5: A Last Minute Concert,' a show where even they don't know what they'll be singing before they step up to the microphone. The audience will get to vote on what song each performer will sing. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Sneak Peek of Joey Contreras' YOUNG KIND OF LOVE; Album Gets 10/28 Release
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Songwriter Joey Contreras is set to release his long-awaited second album, Young Kind of Love on October 28th, 2014. (more...)

Aaron Lazar, Liana Hunt, Alison Luff & More Set for ARTISTS FOR WORLD PEACE at Joe's Pub, 10/5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

The performance will take place on Sunday, October 5th, at Joe's Pub (at the acclaimed Public Theater); 425 Lafayette Street, New York, NY. The show begins at 9:00 pm, and there will be a party with the cast after the show in the Public Theater's Bar and Restaurant "The Library". This is a rare opportunity to see Broadway performers in an intimate club setting. (more...)

MAMMA MIA! and NEWSIES Stars to Sing at Cabaret Hotline Concert, This Wednesday
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Karen Mason ('Mamma Mia!') and Giuseppe Bausilio ('Newsies'), as well as award-winning singers Tom Andersen and Marissa Mulder, will headline 'A Few of My Favorite Folks' on Wednesday, Sept. 17, at 7 p.m. at the Laurie Beechman Theatre, 407 W. 42nd St., New York City. (more...)

Lonny Price, Chris Cattelli, Marc Bruni and More to Helm NAMT's 2014 Festival Productions Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

The National Alliance For Musical Theatre (NAMT) announced today the all-star lineup of directors and musical directors participating in the 26th Annual Festival of New Musicals on Thursday, October 23, 2014 and Friday, October 24, 2014 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street). (more...)

Teal Wicks and Aaron Ramey to Lead Goodspeed's THE CIRCUS IN WINTER Premiere This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Goodspeed Musicals marks thirty years of fresh, innovative, and original new musicals at its Norma Terris Theatre with a riveting production of The Circus in Winter. This new work will run from October 23 through November 16 at The Norma Terris Theatre in Chester, Conn. (more...)

BC/EFA Sets Celebrity Appearance, Auction Slate for 28th Annual Flea Market: BEAUTIFUL, LES MIZ, Idina Menzel, Hugh Jackman & More!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

The biggest day of the year for Broadway fans will include unique showbiz treasures, the opportunity to meet your favorite cast members and the chance to bid on exclusive backstage experiences as Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS presents the 28th Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction (#bwayflea). (more...)

The Hills Are Alive! Jack O'Brien-Helmed THE SOUND OF MUSIC Will Kick Off National Tour Next Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Producer Ken Gentry for NETworks Presentations, in collaboration with Ted Chapin, President and Executive Director of Rodgers & Hammerstein: An Imagem Company, announced today that a brand new production ofTHE SOUND OF MUSIC, directed by Jack O'Brien, will tour North America beginning September 2015. This lavish new production will launch at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, under the auspices of the Center Theatre Group, and will then tour North America for multiple seasons, playing multi-week and week-long engagements. Additional cities and casting will be announced at a later time. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Harvey Fierstein is Too Cool for the Ice Bucket Challenge... Or is He?
by Stage Tube - Aug 31, 2014

KINKY BOOTS book-writer Harvey Fierstein was recently challenged to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge by KINKY BOOTS composer/lyricist Cyndi Lauper. Not surprisingly, he received a cold surprise when trying to respectfully decline. (more...)

Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits - THE BOOK OF MORMON
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 30, 2014

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. The craziness is almost upon us, but 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 THE BOOK OF MORMON below! (more...)

New Featurette Showcasing The Final Lottery For NEWSIES
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 29, 2014

Disney's popular screen-to-stage adaptation of Newsies ended its run on Broadway this weekend after more than 2 years on the Great White Way and a new video featurette focusing on the final lottery is now available to view. (more...)

Lesli Margherita & Alexis Fishman to Join Patty & Emily at The Laurie Beechman
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2014

After two successful shows in the winter, Patty & Emily are bringing their special brand of fangirl enthusiasm to The Laurie Beechman! Join in the obsessive Broadway chat with this late night talk show. Patty & Emily, along with their music director Jeremy Robin Lyons, will welcome Broadway guests Lesli Margherita, Alexis Fishman, and more for performances and interviews, all the while gushing over them embarrassingly. There will be gasping, laughing, probably a lot of tears, and a whole lot of Broadway love. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: August 23-29
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 29, 2014

Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week or you're just in the mood for a recap, BroadwayWorld's 'this week in pictures' is here to satisfy your end-of-the-week fix! Take a look below to catch up on the latest happenings from the Great White Way to The West End (and everywhere in between) with coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights and more. Highlights this week include Milly and Abigail Shapiro at 54 Below, the red carpet at the Emmy Awards, Newsies final curtain call, and more! (more...)

Christine Ebersole, Jeremy Jordan, Sierra Boggess & More Set for 54 Below in Coming Months
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2014

This September and October 54 BELOW presents a lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54thStreet. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visit www.54Below.com. (more...)

Sheet Music For 'Try' From Michael Mott's WHERE THE SKY ENDS Now Available
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 29, 2014

Select sheet music for the material represented on hot new songwriter Michael Mott's debut compilation album WHERE THE SKY ENDS is now available to purchase. (more...)

Amy Jo Jackson & 'Smashed Up' Set for Late Night at 54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

Craving a show after the show? 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, is expanding its popular late-night series with fresh faces and hot new performances to keep the party buzzing into the wee hours. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. 54 BELOW welcomes you to loosen your tie and embrace the night at its upcoming events: (more...)

Ute Lemper, Ben Platt, Telly Leung & More Coming to 54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Lyric Video for ALADDIN's 'Prince Ali'
by Stage Tube - Aug 27, 2014

Disney's Aladdin, the new musical comedy based on the Academy Award-winning animated film, opened to critical acclaim on March 20th, 2014 at Broadway's New Amsterdam Theatre. Below, check out a just-released lyric video for one of the show's well-known anthems, 'Prince Ali.' (more...)

Jeremy Jordan, Norm Lewis, Chita Rivera, Kelli O'Hara and More Set for Landmark on Main's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

Landmark on Main Street in Port Washington is thrilled to announce its exciting 2014-15 Season, which includes magical evenings with some of Broadway's Brightest Stars! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 8/26/14 - YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Begins, Dossett Heads to PIPPIN, DIRTY DANCING on Tour and More!
by Jessica Showers - Aug 26, 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: YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU starts its fireworks show tonight on Broadway, the DIRTY DANCING tour kicks off in D.C., Newsies' John Dossett travels over to PIPPIN and more! (more...)

NEWSIES' John Dossett Crowned King in PIPPIN, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

Beginning tonight, August 26th, John Dossett will join the all-new Tony Award winning production of Pippin in the role of 'Charles.' (more...)

Broadway in Atlanta's 2014-2015 Series Special to Air Tomorrow on WSB-TV
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

The upcoming Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta season is set to receive the star treatment during a 30-minute Primetime special on WSB-TV, airing Wednesday, August 27 at 8 p.m. Hosted by Heather Caitlin, the program will offer fans a behind-the-scenes look at the blockbuster lineup coming to the Fox Theatre during the 2014/2015 Broadway in Atlanta series. Featured interviews will include both the stars and creative teams for upcoming productions, as well as Broadway in Atlanta Vice President Russ Belin. (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 8/24/14
by - Aug 25, 2014

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 8/24/2014. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Alan Cumming and CABARET Cast Accept Ice Bucket Challenge from NEWSIES
by Stage Tube - Aug 25, 2014

Just last week, the cast of Newsies challenged Alan Cumming and the company of CABARET with the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, which they just accepted and shared with the world. Check it out below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: NEWSIES Cast Takes Final Broadway Bows at Nederlander Theatre!
by Walter McBride - Aug 25, 2014

Just last night, the cast of the Tony Award-winning musical Newsies bowed for the last time at the Nederlander Theatre. Newsies featured a Tony Award-winning score with music by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken and lyrics by Jack Feldman, with a book by four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein. Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions, Newsies was directed by Tony nominee Jeff Calhoun and choreographed by Christopher Gattelli, who won a 2012 Tony Award for his work. Newsies enjoyed almost two and a half years on Broadway. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the big night below! (more...)

Patrick Page Ben Platt & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 8/25/14 - AND I AND SILENCE, The Emmys and More!
by Jessica Showers - Aug 25, 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: AND I AND SILENCE opens off-Broadway, and the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards are set for tonight! (more...)

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