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Based on the play Twentieth Century by Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur and Bruce Milholland

Kevin Kline & Israel Horovitz Set for 92Y's MY OLD LADY Screening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

Reel Pieces, the 92Y film series moderated by Annette Insdorf, continues tonight, September 8, with actor Kevin Kline and his new film, My Old Lady. Following a preview screening of My Old Lady, Kline and writer-director Israel Horovitz will discuss the film with Insdorf. (more...)

'On the 20th Century's Peter Gallagher Joins Cast of LAW & ORDER: SVU
by TV News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

Peter Gallagher, who next spring will star opposite Kristin Chenoweth in Roundabout Theatre Company's revival of On the Twentieth Century as Oscar Jaffe, has joined the cast of NBC's 'Law & Order: SVU.' (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth Signs Recording Contract with Concord Music Group
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

Kristin Chenoweth, the Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress and accomplished singer, has signed a worldwide recording agreement with Concord Music Group. Her album Coming Home will be released on November 18, 2014. (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth Signs Worldwide Record Deal; New Album 'Coming Home', PBS Special Coming This November
by TV News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth has just signed a worldwide recording deal with Concord Music Group, and will release her newest album, 'Coming Home on November 18th. (more...)

INDIAN INK, Starring Rosemary Harris, Begins Previews Off-Broadway Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company will present Tony Award-winner Rosemary Harris in the New York premiere of Tom Stoppard's Indian Ink, directed by Carey Perloff. Indian Ink begins previews tomorrow, September 4, and officially opens on Tuesday, September 30, at the Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 46th Street). (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth Transforms From Sassy Blonde to Sexy Long-Haired Brunette
by TV News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

Last Thursday, the 'Wicked' star said adios to her chin-length blonde bob and became a long-haired brunette, courtesy of Gemini 14 Hair Salon in New York City. (more...)

Kevin Kline & Israel Horovitz Set for 92Y's Reel Pieces Film Series, 9/8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

Reel Pieces, the 92Y film series moderated by Annette Insdorf, continues on Monday, September 8 with actor Kevin Kline and his new film, My Old Lady. Following a preview screening of My Old Lady, Kline and writer-director Israel Horovitz will discuss the film with Insdorf. (more...)

John Tartaglia, Anita Gillette & More Set for Adolph Green Celebration at 54 Below, 9/25-27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, hosts a three night celebration of one of Broadway and Hollywood's most beloved and prolific wordsmiths with 'Celebrating Adolph Green: 100 Years of Wonderful' on September 25, 26 and 27 at 7PM. (more...)

New Poster Unveiled For ON THE 20TH CENTURY Starring Kristin Chenoweth
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 13, 2014

A flashy new poster has been unveiled for the upcoming Broadway revival of ON THE 20TH CENTURY starring Kristin Chenoweth and Peter Gallagher. (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...)

Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra Announces Cast of ANYTHING GOES: IN CONCERT, 5/9-10
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014

Since its highly successful Broadway debut 80 years ago, Anything Goes has been revived multiple times and now receives a world premiere symphonic version with Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly, the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra (ISO) and an all-star Broadway cast, Today, May 9 and Saturday, May 10, as part of the ISO's Printing Partners Pops Series at the Hilbert Circle Theatre. (more...)

Save up to $48 per ticket on Cabaret with Alan Cumming and Michelle Williams
by Contests - Broadway - May 21, 2014

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STAGE TUBE: Kristin Chenoweth Reveals How She Keeps Her Body Broadway-Ready
by Stage Tube - May 15, 2014

Kristin Chenoweth, who's heading back to Broadway next spring in On the Twentieth Century, covers this month's issue of Women's Running magazine, and the Tony winner recently opened up to Entertainment Tonight on how she keeps her body stage-ready. Check out what she had to say below! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 5/14/14 - HONOR BOUND, Elaine Paige, ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS and More!
by Jessica Showers - May 14, 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: HONOR BOUND opens off-Broadway, Elaine Paige launches her new show and ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS kicks off its UK tour! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Broadway Flashback- ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
by Stage Tube - May 13, 2014

It's been over 36 years since the show debuted on Broadway, and below, we bring you a video flashback of the original cast in action, including: John Cullum, Imogene Coca, Kevin Kline, and Madeline Kahn- who was replaced by Judy Kaye soon after the show opened. (more...)

On the Twentieth Century joins our 2014-15 Season!
by Roundabout Theatre Company - May 13, 2014

It is my great pleasure to announce that we will be producing the musical On the Twentieth Century, with book and lyrics by Betty Comden & Adolph Green, score by Cy Coleman, and directed by Scott Ellis. Kristin Chenoweth and Peter Gallagher will star in this production, opening in the spring of 2015 at the American Airlines Theatre. (more...)

It's Official! Kristin Chenoweth to Return to Broadway with Peter Gallagher in ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY in Spring 2015
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

It's been rumored, talked about, discussed and we've been reporting on it for what feels like forever -- and now, it's official! Roundabout Theatre Company has announced that it will present Tony & Emmy Award winner Kristin Chenoweth as 'Lily Garland' and Golden Globe & SAG Award winner & Tony nominee Peter Gallagher as 'Oscar Jaffe' in a new Broadway production of the classic musical On the Twentieth Century, directed by Scott Ellis and choreographed by Warren Carlyle. On the Twentieth Century features music by Cy Coleman and book & lyrics by Betty Comden & Adolph Green. (more...)

Judy Kaye to Make Feinstein's at the Nikko Debut, 6/12-13
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

Broadway legend and two-time Tony Award winner, Judy Kaye will make her Feinstein's at the Nikko debut with a new show celebrating the work of Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim on Thursday, June 12 (8 p.m.) and Friday, June 13 (8 p.m.). Having worked with both, she'll share humorous anecdotes and personal reminiscences, along with her own unique take on some of her favorites from these two giants of the American musical theatre. Tickets for Judy Kaye range in price from $35 - $50 and are on-sale now and available by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketweb.com. (more...)

Jennifer Bowles & Rob McClure Set to Lead Encores! IRMA LA DOUCE; Runs May 7-11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

Jennifer Bowles will play the title role opposite Rob McClure in New York City Center Encores! production of Irma La Douce, running for seven performances,May 7 - 11, 2014. The final production of the 2014 Encores! season will also feature Sam Bolen, Allan Corduner, Ben Crawford, Stephen DeRosa, Ken Krugman, Zachary James and Chris Sullivan. Irma La Douce will be directed by John Doyle and choreographed by Chase Brock, with music direction by Rob Berman. (more...)

Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra Announces Cast of ANYTHING GOES: IN CONCERT, 5/9-10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

Since its highly successful Broadway debut 80 years ago, Anything Goes has been revived multiple times and now receives a world premiere symphonic version with Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly, the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra (ISO) and an all-star Broadway cast, Friday, May 9 and Saturday, May 10, as part of the ISO's Printing Partners Pops Series at the Hilbert Circle Theatre. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Cheyenne Jackson Stars in New Comedy MUTUAL FRIENDS
by Movies News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

Below, check out the trailer for MUTUAL FRIENDS, starring Broadway's Cheyenne Jackson. (more...)

Tickets to Roundabout's 2014-15 Season, Featuring Kristin Chenoweth, Ewan McGregor & More, Now Available for Email Club Members
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced that tickets for the upcoming productions of Indian Ink (starring Rosemary Harris), The Real Thing (starring Ewan McGregor, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Cynthia Nixon), On the Twentieth Century (starring Kristin Chenoweth and Peter Gallagher), and Into The Woods will be available to members of the Roundabout Email Club for an exclusive pre-sale period. Join the Roundabout Email Club at www.roundabouttheatre.org before July 6 to be eligible for this exclusive pre-sale for Roundabout's 2014-2015 productions. (more...)

Dominique Fishback Presents SUBVERTED, 7/2-14
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

'Subverted is an explosive solo show by Dominque Fishback, a talented and dynamic new voice on the theatre scene.' -Lynn Nottage (more...)

BWW Interviews: A Little Education from James Rocco on BROADWAY SONGBOOK: COMDEN & GREEN
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Jun 13, 2014

James Rocco's BROADWAY SONGBOOK series at The Ordway Center for Performing Arts in Saint Paul, Minn., is a treasure for anyone who has an iPod full of showtunes (me: guilty!) and should earn continuing education credits for audience members who gain a wealth of knowledge in theatre history over the course of the show. (more...)

Artwork Revealed for ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY with Kristin Chenoweth
by Matt Tamanini - Jul 9, 2014

Today, the Roundabout Theatre Company released new artwork for the Broadway revival of On the Twentieth Century, starring Kristin Chenoweth and Peter Gallagher. (more...)

P.J. Benjamin and More to Star in Penguin Rep Theatre's THE FABULOUS LIPITONES, 8/8-31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Penguin Rep Theatre presents the New York premiere of The Fabulous Lipitones, a musical comedy by John Markus (head writer for The Cosby Show) and Mark St. Germain (Freud's Last Session, Becoming Dr. Ruth), directed by Peter Flynn, and starring Broadway veterans P.J. Benjamin (Wicked, Chicago), Scott Mikita (Phantom of the Opera), and Joe Ricci (A View from the Bridge), joined by Rachid Sabitri, from August 8 through August 31 in Stony Point, New York. (more...)

Photo Flash: James Iglehart Hosts, Kristin Chenoweth Guests on Today's THE VIEW!
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

James Monroe Iglehart, 2014 Tony Award winner for his performance as Genie in Disney's Aladdin, served as a co-host on ABC's Emmy Award-winning talk show THE VIEW today. (more...)

VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Talks Recent Concerts, Return to Broadway & More on THE VIEW
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

The multi talented Kristin Chenoweth stopped by ABC's THE VIEW today to talk about her fun Allstate webisodes (more...)

Roundabout offers unbeatable value on the best of Broadway
by Contests - Broadway - Jul 25, 2014

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WAKE UP with BWW 7/24/14 - Kristin Chenoweth, FOOL FOR LOVE, LIGHTNING THIEF and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jul 24, 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: FOOL FOR LOVE opens at WTF, THE LIGHTNING THIEF strikes off-Broadway, and it's Kristin Chenoweth's birthday! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 7/24- Kristin Chenoweth
by Stage Tube - Jul 24, 2014

Happy Birthday Kristin Chenoweth! On Broadway, Chenoweth has appeared in Steel Pier, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Epic Proportions, Funny Girl, Wicked, The Apple Tree, and Promises, Promises. Her Off-Broadway credits include The Fantasticks, Box Office of the Damned, Scapin, Strike Up the Band, A New Brain, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, Candide, The Apple Tree, Stairway to Paradise, Love, Loss and What I Wore and many more. She will soon return to Broadway in On the Twentieth Century. (more...)

Photo Flashback: Happy Birthday, Kristin Chenoweth!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 24, 2014

Today, July 24, BroadwayWorld celebrates the birthday of one of the industry's most cherished talents- Kristin Chenoweth! Celebrate this special day along with us by checking out a photo slideshow of some of her past roles and appearances! (more...)

Fall PBS Specials Announced - Kristin Chenoweth, PORGY & BESS, SWEENEY TODD, Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett, CATS & More!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Announced today at the Television Critics Association Press Tour, the 2014 PBS Arts Fall Festival returns in September with 11 weekly programs featuring classic Broadway hits, music from around the country and a theater performance by award-winning actor Nathan Lane. (more...)

DVR Alert: Kristin Chenoweth to Guest on Bravo's WATCH WHAT HAPPENS, 7/24
by TV News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

Star of stage and screen, Kristin Chenoweth will guest on BravoTV's WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE on July 24th. (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth, John Lithgow & More Set for PBS's STAR-SPANGLED SPECTACULAR
by TV News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Acclaimed actor, musician and author John Lithgow will host Star-Spangled Spectacular: Bicentennial of our National Anthem live from Pier Six Pavilion in Baltimore (more...)

Photo Flash: New Promo Image Revealed for Cheyenne Jackson on Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2014

Whether in concert, on stage, or in film and television,Cheyenne Jackson continues to have one of the most diverse careers in entertainment. He has been featured on 12 different albums and with his staggering 4 ˝ octave range has been become known for his vocal sensitivity and versatility. Appearing in mega-hits such as GLEE, 30 Rock, Curb Your Enthusiasm, and Law and Order, his biggest passion is music. He is also a singer/songwriter whose first self-penned album I'm Blue, Skies, was released in July, 2013 and included the Top 40 hit 'Before You.' (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 7/10/14 - Broadway in Bryant Park, 'RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY', Leslie Uggams as 'Mama Rose' and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jul 10, 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: BROADWAY IN BRYANT PARK launches its summer season today, BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY begins off-Broadway, Leslie Uggams stars in GYPSY in Connecticut and more! (more...)

William Ivey Long Joins Creative Team of THE BELLE OF AMHERST
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2014

Don Gregory, the original and current producer of THE BELLE OF AMHERST, just announced that six time Tony Award® winner William Ivey Long (The Producers, Hairspray, Bullets Over Broadway, Cinderella) has joined the creative team to design the signature period costumes for the new production of WilliamLuce's acclaimed one-woman play of the private yet prolific poet Emily Dickinson starring Golden Globe Award® nominee Joely Richardson ("Nip/Tuck," Side Effects). (more...)

Photos: First Look - Cheyenne Jackson Guest Stars on Tonight's ROYAL PAINS on USA
by TV News Desk - Aug 5, 2014

Broadway's Cheyenne Jackson will guest star in tonight's episode of USA Network's ROYAL PAINS, airing 9-10 p.m. ET. (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...)

STAGE TUBE: Kristin Chenoweth Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Following Hometown Concert
by Stage Tube - Aug 24, 2014

Kristin Chenoweth has added her name to the list of Broadway stars who have taken the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, but this time in a sparkly formal dress. She took the challenge after her hometown concert, KRISTIN CHENOWETH: COMING HOME, in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, joined by director Kenny Ortega and music director Mary Mitchell Campbell. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Kristin Chenoweth Stands Up for Equality as a Part of Human Rights Campaign
by Stage Tube - Aug 21, 2014

Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, released a video ad featuring Emmy and Tony Award-winner Kristin Chenoweth for the group's Americans for Marriage Equality campaign. In the video, Chenoweth states, 'The bottom line is that regardless of how you were made or who you love, you should be able to get married if you want to get married. I truly believe it's that simple.' The video can be viewed below! (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...)

WAKE UP with BWW 8/19/14 - Mint's FATAL WEAKNESS, 'LA CAGE' at the Circus, IT'S ONLY A PLAY and More!
by Jessica Showers - Aug 19, 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: FATAL WEAKNESS begins off-Broadway, LA CAGE stars Broadway vets in Sacramento, the company of IT'S ONLY A PLAY meets the press, and Daniel Radcliffe appears on Ovation tonight! (more...)

Twitter Watch: Kristin Chenoweth Poses with TWENTIETH CENTURY Costar Peter Gallagher
by BWW Staff - Aug 18, 2014

On Twitter Watch, Kristin Chenoweth wrote ' My handsome leading man and I @petergallagher ' (more...)

SLASH to Compose Original Score for Universal Studios Hollywood's 'Halloween Horror Nights'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

Celebrated Grammy® Award-winning musician, SLASH, hailed as one of the 10 best electric guitar players of all time by Time magazine, is joining forces with Universal Studios Hollywood to compose an original score for the theme park's hypnotizing new 3D maze (more...)

Mike Reiss Joins Bruce Vilanch and Jerry Adler in RUBBLE at The Provincetown Theater Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

EMMY Award-Winner Bruce Vilanch stars in a staged reading of RUBBLE, a new comedy by 4 time EMMY Award-Winning 'The Simpsons' writer, Mike Reiss at The Provincetown Theater. 'The Sopranos' star and Broadway veteran Jerry Adler also joins the cast. The staged reading of RUBBLE will be directed by James Valletti for one night only to benefit The Provincetown Theater. All proceeds go directly to support The Provincetown Theater. (more...)

It's Possible! Judy Kaye Will Join CINDERELLA Cast as 'Fairy Godmother'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

Producers of the Tony Award-winning musical Rodgers +Hammerstein's Cinderella, Robyn Goodman, Jill Furman and Stephen Kocis, announce that Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award-winning actress Judy Kaye will join the cast as Cinderella's Fairy Godmother - alongside the previously announced Keke Palmer as Cinderella and Sherri Shepherd as her wicked stepmother Madame - beginning September 12 at the Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway) in New York City. (more...)

Malcolm Gets Replaces Allan Corduner in Encores! IRMA LA DOUCE; Runs May 7-11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

Malcolm Gets will join Jennifer Bowles and Rob McClure in the New York City Center Encores! production of Irma La Douce, running for seven performances, May 7 - 11, 2014. Mr. Gets replaces Allan Corduner, who has had a scheduling conflict. The final production of the 2014 Encores! season will also feature Sam Bolen, Ben Crawford, Stephen DeRosa, Zachary James, Ken Krugman, and Chris Sullivan. Irma La Douce will be directed by John Doyle and choreographed by Chase Brock, with music direction by Rob Berman. Jack Viertel is Encores! Artistic Director. (more...)

Judy Kaye, Christina Bianco, Levi Kreis and More Set for Feinstein's at the Nikko, June 2014
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

San Francisco in June may be gloomy, but the lineup at Feinstein's at the Nikko will be HOT! Hotel Nikko San Francisco and Michael Feinstein are thrilled to announce the lineup for the month of June, featuring award-winning stars from stage and screen, including two-time Tony Award-winner Judy Kaye, YouTube sensation Christina Bianco, Tony Award-winning singer/songwriter Levi Kreis, cabaret legend Justin Vivian Bond, Broadway star and recording artist Shoshana Bean, and Franc D'Ambrosio & Glory Crampton's tribute to Andrew Lloyd Webber. (more...)

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