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New Amsterdam Theatre (New York, NY)
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Based on the play Twentieth Century by Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur and Bruce Milholland

Kristin Chenoweth Makes Heartfelt Dedication To Her MotherKristin Chenoweth Makes Heartfelt Dedication To Her Mother
by Pat Cerasaro - May 9, 2015

On the Twentieth Century's leading lady pays tribute to her biggest star: mom! (more...)

BWW Interview: Kristin Chenoweth on Bringing Lily Garland Back to Broadway- I Just Knew It Was Right'BWW Interview: Kristin Chenoweth on Bringing Lily Garland Back to Broadway- I Just Knew It Was Right'
by Richard Ridge - May 9, 2015

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. The most recent conversation featured 2015 Tony nominee Kristin Chenoweth, moderated by BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge, discussing how things are going at On the Twentieth Century, how she looks back on some of her past shows like Wicked and You're a Good Man Charlie Brown, and so much more. Check out Kristin's thoughts on her demanding new role below and watch the full interview here! (more...)

Theater at Monmouth's 2015 Season to Feature Shakespeare, Stoppard & MoreTheater at Monmouth's 2015 Season to Feature Shakespeare, Stoppard & More
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

For 2015 Theater at Monmouth has planned a season of Magic, Murder, and Mayhem! Season 46 peeks into nature of reality and illusion, pokes fun at the foibles and fables of romances young and old, and will prick-up the hairs on the back of your neck. From Shakespeare to Stoppard and Coward to James, the 2015 Season is sure to be a perception-altering ride. (more...)

BWW Interview: Kristin Chenoweth Reflects on WICKED- 'I'll Never Have a Better Entrance in My Career'BWW Interview: Kristin Chenoweth Reflects on WICKED- 'I'll Never Have a Better Entrance in My Career'
by Richard Ridge - May 7, 2015

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. The most recent conversation featured 2015 Tony nominee Kristin Chenoweth, moderated by BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge, discussing how things are going at On the Twentieth Century, how she looks back on some of her past shows, and so much more. Check out Kristin's favorite menories from YOU'RE A GOOD MAN CHARLIE BROWN and WICKED below and watch the full interview here! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: HAMILTON's Schuyler Sisters Warm Up at Easter Bonnet Competition!STAGE TUBE: HAMILTON's Schuyler Sisters Warm Up at Easter Bonnet Competition!
by Stage Tube - May 6, 2015

The generosity of the American theatre community shined brightly as six weeks of spring fundraising raised another record-breaking grand total for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. The 29th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition (#bwaybonnets) raised a remarkable $4,711,386, making this the third year in a row the event set a new fundraising record. Below, watch as the Schuyler sisters from Hamilton (Jasmine Cephas Jones, Renee Elise Goldsberry and Phillipa Soo) reveal their pre-show warm-ups! (more...)

Tituss Burgess, Peter Gallagher Among Broadway Stars Nominated for CRITICS CHOICE TV AWARDSTituss Burgess, Peter Gallagher Among Broadway Stars Nominated for CRITICS CHOICE TV AWARDS
by Caryn Robbins - May 6, 2015

Broadway stars were well represented among the list of this year's nominees. Tituss Burgess received a nod as Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for his side-splitting performance of Titus Andromedon in the new Netflix series UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT. (more...)

BWW Interview: Kristin Chenoweth Reflects on Choosing YOU'RE A GOOD MAN CHARLIE BROWN Over ANNIE GET YOUR GUNBWW Interview: Kristin Chenoweth Reflects on Choosing YOU'RE A GOOD MAN CHARLIE BROWN Over ANNIE GET YOUR GUN
by Richard Ridge - May 6, 2015

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. The most recent conversation featured 2015 Tony nominee Kristin Chenoweth, moderated by BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge, discussing how things are going at On the Twentieth Century, how she looks back on some of her past shows, and so much more. Check out Kristin's favorite menories from YOU'RE A GOOD MAN CHARLIE BROWN and WICKED below and watch the full interview here! (more...)

Rose Byrne & Bobby Cannavale Visit Kristin Chenoweth Backstage At ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURYRose Byrne & Bobby Cannavale Visit Kristin Chenoweth Backstage At ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
by Pat Cerasaro - May 6, 2015

The stars are coming out for On the Twentieth Century! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - May 25, 2015BWW's On This Day - May 25, 2015
by - May 25, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 25 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Theater People Podcast Welcomes FUN HOME Composer Jeanine TesoriTheater People Podcast Welcomes FUN HOME Composer Jeanine Tesori
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2015

On Monday, May 25th the Theater People Podcast welcomes Tony-nominated composer Jeanine Tesori. In the interview, she talks of the five-year journey that she took alongside lyricist and book writer Lisa Kron adapting Alison Bechdel's celebrated graphic memior. After a ground breaking Off-Broadway run, the musical is now Tony-nominated and playing at Broadway's Circle in the Square Theater. Tesori and Kron have been nominated together for this year's Best Original Score award; should they win, the pair would become the first all-female writing team in Tony history to take home that the prize. (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: Easy Street! Kristin Chenoweth & Alan Cumming Re-Team To Host The 2015 Tony AwardsFLASH FRIDAY: Easy Street! Kristin Chenoweth & Alan Cumming Re-Team To Host The 2015 Tony Awards
by Pat Cerasaro - May 22, 2015

Today we are saluting the two Tony-winning hosts of this year's Tony Awards, Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming! (more...)

Just 8 Days Left to Vote in the 2015 BroadwayWorld Awards!Just 8 Days Left to Vote in the 2015 BroadwayWorld Awards!
by BWW Special Coverage - May 22, 2015

Voting runs through May 31, 2015 for the 12th Annual BroadwayWorld.com Awards! Here are the current standings as of 5/22 with just 8 days to go in voting! (more...)

Photo Coverage: OUR GUY, CY-  The Songs of Cy Coleman Plays 54 BelowPhoto Coverage: OUR GUY, CY- The Songs of Cy Coleman Plays 54 Below
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 21, 2015

Three Tony-winners converged to honor Cy Coleman at 54 Below last night and Broadwayworld was there. (more...)

2014-15 Outer Critics Circle Awards Gala Held Tonight at Sardi's; 'CURIOUS INCIDENT' Among Winners2014-15 Outer Critics Circle Awards Gala Held Tonight at Sardi's; 'CURIOUS INCIDENT' Among Winners
by BWW Special Coverage - May 21, 2015

Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers and commentators for media covering New York theatre, recognizes its award winners for the 2014-15 season in 24 categories today, May 21st at 4PM at the legendary Sardi's Restaurant.  (more...)

Christine Ebersole, Tony Sheldon, James Snyder, Margo Seibert and More Star in EVER AFTER, Beginning Tonight at Paper Mill PlayhouseChristine Ebersole, Tony Sheldon, James Snyder, Margo Seibert and More Star in EVER AFTER, Beginning Tonight at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

Paper Mill Playhouse presents the world-premiere musical Ever After, directed and choreographed by three-time Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall (Anything Goes, Nice Work If You Can Get It), featuring a book and lyrics by Marcy Heisler and music by Zina Goldrich. Ever After begins performances tonight, May 21, 2015, and runs through Sunday, June 21, 2015. (more...)

T.R. Knight & Dylan Baker Join STARS IN THE ALLEY 2015 LineupT.R. Knight & Dylan Baker Join STARS IN THE ALLEY 2015 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

STARS IN THE ALLEY, presented by United Airlines, will take place on Wednesday, May 27th from 10:30am-12:30pm in Shubert Alley, between Broadway and 8th Avenue and 44th and 45th Streets. (more...)

Find Out Which 2015 Tony-Nominated Shows - And Those Not Nominated - Will Take the Stage at This Year's Awards!Find Out Which 2015 Tony-Nominated Shows - And Those Not Nominated - Will Take the Stage at This Year's Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

The Tony Awards have announced a portion of the line-up of performances for the 69th Annual Tony Awards. The 2015 Tony Awards will broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City, on CBS, on Sunday, June 7th 8:00 - 11:00 p.m. (ET/PT time delay) and are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. (more...)

First Performers Announced for 69th Annual TONY AWARDSFirst Performers Announced for 69th Annual TONY AWARDS
by TV News Desk - May 20, 2015

The first group of performers have been announced for THE 69TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS, airing live on Sunday, June 7 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

PODCAST: Helen Mirren, Kristin Chenoweth & More Featured in Tony Actress RoundtablePODCAST: Helen Mirren, Kristin Chenoweth & More Featured in Tony Actress Roundtable
by Stage Tube - May 20, 2015

Earlier this month, Tony nominees Kristin Chenoweth, Helen Mirren, Carey Mulligan, Kelli O'Hara, Chita Rivera and Ruth Wilson sat down with THR's Scott Feinberg to discuss their lives, career and roles (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 5/19/2015 - Drama Critics Circle Awards, THE WAY WE GET BY, ELEPHANT MAN in London and More!WAKE UP with BWW 5/19/2015 - Drama Critics Circle Awards, THE WAY WE GET BY, ELEPHANT MAN in London and More!
by Jessica Showers - May 19, 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: It's a busy Tuesday with Criss hosting BROADWAY JUNIOR, the NY Drama Critics Circle Awards, 'HOW TO SUCCEED' with Groff and THE ELEPHANT MAN with Cooper in London, and three off-Broadway beginnings! (more...)

Broadway's Top Talent, Including Sierra Boggess, Brandy, Tony Yazbeck, Sydney Lucas & More, to Perform at STARS IN THE ALLEY 2015Broadway's Top Talent, Including Sierra Boggess, Brandy, Tony Yazbeck, Sydney Lucas & More, to Perform at STARS IN THE ALLEY 2015
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

STARS IN THE ALLEY, presented by United Airlines, will take place on Wednesday, May 27th from 10:30am-12:30pm in Shubert Alley, between Broadway and 8th Avenue and 44th and 45th Streets. (more...)

Updated FUN HOME Cast Recording Hits Stores TodayUpdated FUN HOME Cast Recording Hits Stores Today
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

Fun Home, the Award-winning new musical, has released an updated and expanded Broadway version of the cast recording today on PS Classics. (more...)

ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY Two-Disc Cast Recording Released TodayON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY Two-Disc Cast Recording Released Today
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

Roundabout Theatre Company's Tony-nominated revival of On the Twentieth Century, which opened to widespread critical acclaim on Broadway, is now extended by two weeks through July 19, 2015 only, and the new Broadway Cast Recording is out today, May 19, via PS Classics. (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 5/17/15Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 5/17/15
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 5/17/2015. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Kristin Chenoweth & More Celebrate Release of ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY Cast Album!Photo Coverage: Kristin Chenoweth & More Celebrate Release of ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY Cast Album!
by Walter McBride - May 18, 2015

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, PS Classics recorded the cast album of the critically acclaimed Broadway revival of On the Twentieth Century on Monday, March 23, 2015. This new Broadway Cast Recording will be released on May 19, 2015.  The album is currently available for pre-order at the PS Classics website, psclassics.com, and on Amazon.com. Bobby Flay just hosted a private listening party for the cast at his Bar Americain, and you can check out photos from the special night below! (more...)

James Monroe Iglehart, Melba Moore & More Set for 54 Below This WeekJames Monroe Iglehart, Melba Moore & More Set for 54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015

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...)

Kristin Chenoweth Coming to The Orpheum Theatre This FallKristin Chenoweth Coming to The Orpheum Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015

Emmy and Tony Award winning actress and singer, Kristin Chenoweth, will perform in concert for one night only at The Orpheum Theatre on Saturday, September 19th, 2015 at 8:00 PM. Tickets will go on sale to the public on Friday, May 29nd at 10:00 AM. (more...)

FUN HOME, HAMILTON, THE KING AND I and More in the Lead for 2015 BWW Awards - 12 Days Left to Vote!FUN HOME, HAMILTON, THE KING AND I and More in the Lead for 2015 BWW Awards - 12 Days Left to Vote!
by BWW Special Coverage - May 18, 2015

Voting runs through May 31, 2015 for the 12th Annual BroadwayWorld.com Awards! Here are the current standings as of 5/18 with just 12 days to go in voting! (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 5/16-5/17/2015Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 5/16-5/17/2015
by - May 17, 2015

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, May 17, 2015 - Sunday, May 17, 2015. (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth Welcomes Mentor Florence Birdwell Backstage At ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURYKristin Chenoweth Welcomes Mentor Florence Birdwell Backstage At ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
by Pat Cerasaro - May 17, 2015

Star welcomes mentor at On the Twentieth Century! (more...)

BWW Awards Update 5/17 - 13 Days to Go; NEWSIES & WICKED Tied; FUN HOME in the LeadBWW Awards Update 5/17 - 13 Days to Go; NEWSIES & WICKED Tied; FUN HOME in the Lead
by BWW Special Coverage - May 17, 2015

Voting runs through May 31, 2015 for the 12th Annual BroadwayWorld.com Awards! Here are the current standings as of 5/17 with just 13 days to go in voting! (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU's Lisa HowardThe Theater People Podcast Welcomes IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU's Lisa Howard
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2015

On Monday, May 18th, the Theater People Podcast welcomes IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU star Lisa Howard. Lisa made her Broadway debut as Rona Lisa Peretti in the 2006 Tony nominated production of 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE. From there she has been seen on Broadway in SOUTH PACIFIC, PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT, and 9 TO 5. In IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU, Howard has received glowing notices and a Drama Desk Award nomination for her turn as Jenny, older sister of the Bride who's gone out of her way to plan the perfect wedding. Despite acting alongside Broadway favorites like Tyne Daly, Harriet Harris, and Sierra Boggess, much has been made of IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU being a star making vehicle for Howard.  (more...)

Chita Rivera, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, CURIOUS INCIDENT & More Win at the 2015 Drama League Awards!Chita Rivera, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, CURIOUS INCIDENT & More Win at the 2015 Drama League Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2015

The Drama League (Executive Director, Gabriel Shanks) gathers for the 81st Annual Drama LeagueAwards Ceremony, hosted by 2014 Tony Award nominee, Hand to God's Steven Boyer with special guest Tyrone, today May 15, 2015 in the Broadway Ballroom at the Marriott Marquis Times Square (1535 Broadway).  Below, BroadwayWorld will be bringing you the complete list of winners live! (more...)

Round-Up! Rosie O'Donnell, John Stamos & Shirley MacLaine Visit Kristin Chenoweth BackstageRound-Up! Rosie O'Donnell, John Stamos & Shirley MacLaine Visit Kristin Chenoweth Backstage
by Pat Cerasaro - May 14, 2015

The #1 theatre fan and many more come to see On the Twentieth Century! (more...)

Fashion Editor Anna Wintour Approves Tony Noms for the Awards RunwayFashion Editor Anna Wintour Approves Tony Noms for the Awards Runway
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2015

As previously announced, Vogue editor and fashion mogul Anna Wintour will be The Tony Awards newest consultant. And according to the New York Post, she's already started prepping this year's nominees for the red runway. (more...)

Tony Nominee Andy Karl to Host Roundabout's 2015 Student Theatre Arts FestivalTony Nominee Andy Karl to Host Roundabout's 2015 Student Theatre Arts Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

Roundabout Theatre Company and Education at Roundabout have announced the fifth annual Student Theatre Arts Festival, hosted by 2015 Tony Award nominee Andy Karl (On the Twentieth Century). (more...)

ON THE TOWN Cast to Celebrate Betty Comden at 71st Annual Theatre World AwardsON THE TOWN Cast to Celebrate Betty Comden at 71st Annual Theatre World Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

The 71st Annual Theatre World Awards -- the first award created in 1945 to recognize a debut theatre performance on or off-Broadway -- will be honoring the legacy of Betty Comden and ON THE TOWN with a special recognition for "Outstanding Contribution to the Theatre World." The 71st Annual Theatre World Awards will take place on Monday, June 1, 2015 at Broadway's Lyric Theatre (213 W. 42nd St, New York, NY 10036).     (more...)

Amy Spanger, Kacie Sheik & More to Perform Michael Kimmel & Lauren Pritchard's SONGBIRD At 54 BelowAmy Spanger, Kacie Sheik & More to Perform Michael Kimmel & Lauren Pritchard's SONGBIRD At 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, will present Songbird in Concert featuring Amy Spanger (Rock of Ages, Reefer Madness), Kacie Sheik (Hair) and more on June 30th at 9:30pm.  (more...)

Cast Your Vote Today in the 2015 BroadwayWorld Awards - Just 19 Days to Go!Cast Your Vote Today in the 2015 BroadwayWorld Awards - Just 19 Days to Go!
by BWW Special Coverage - May 11, 2015

Voting runs through May 31, 2015 for the 12th Annual BroadwayWorld.com Awards! Here are the current standings as of 5/11 with just 19 days to go in voting! (more...)

2015 Award Season2015 Award Season
by Roundabout Theatre Company - May 11, 2015

We're thrilled that On the Twentieth Century is the most nominated revival of the season! Congratulations to all our nominees this awards season. (more...)

Cast of SIDE SHOW, 54 SINGS THE LIFE & More Set for 54 Below This WeekCast of SIDE SHOW, 54 SINGS THE LIFE & More Set for 54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2015

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...)

Kristin Chenoweth In New ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY Tony Awards Promo VideoKristin Chenoweth In New ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY Tony Awards Promo Video
by Pat Cerasaro - May 11, 2015

On the Twentieth Century feels the Tony love! (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 5/10/15Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 5/10/15
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2015

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 5/10/2015. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes ON THE TOWN's Tony-Nominee Tony YazbeckThe Theater People Podcast Welcomes ON THE TOWN's Tony-Nominee Tony Yazbeck
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2015

On Monday, May 11 the Theater People podcast welcomes 2015 Tony-nominee, Tony Yazbeck. Currently starring in the critically acclaimed and Tony nominated Broadway revival of ON THE TOWN, Tony opens up about how the role first came to him for the 2008 Encores production, his experience with the pre-Broadway run at Barrington Stage, and how, as a true triple threat, he was particularly suited to play the role on Broadway. (more...)

Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: May 11-17, 2015Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: May 11-17, 2015
by BWW Special Coverage - May 11, 2015

Welcome to BroadwayWorld's: The Broadway Ticket Buying Guide. Below, you will find weekly updates on full priced tickets, discounts, availability for the hottest productions, and locations for shows playing the Great White Way! Catch up on all the latest stats so that you can see your favorite productions at the best price! (And make it there on time). (more...)

What's Playing on Broadway: May 11-17, 2015What's Playing on Broadway: May 11-17, 2015
by BWW Special Coverage - May 11, 2015

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for the week of May 11-17, 2015?. (more...)

Roundabout Hosts First Annual Casino Night Fundraiser TonightRoundabout Hosts First Annual Casino Night Fundraiser Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2015

Tonight, May 11, Roundabout Theatre Company will host their first annual Casino Night, at the American Airlines Theatre (227 W. 42nd St). All proceeds will benefit Roundabout Theatre Company's Education programs and the Musical Theatre Fund. (more...)

'PARIS', 'NEVERLAND', FUN HOME, SOMETHING ROTTEN!, WOLF HALL and More Set for 2015 STARS IN THE ALLEY; Lineup Announced!'PARIS', 'NEVERLAND', FUN HOME, SOMETHING ROTTEN!, WOLF HALL and More Set for 2015 STARS IN THE ALLEY; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2015

?STARS IN THE ALLEY, presented by United Airlines, will be hosted by Darren Criss who is currently playing Hedwig in the 2014 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival, Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Stars in the Alley will take place on Wednesday, May 27th from 10:30am-12:30pm in Shubert Alley, between Broadway and 8th Avenue and 44th and 45th Streets. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 5/9-5/10/2015Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 5/9-5/10/2015
by - May 10, 2015

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, May 10, 2015 - Sunday, May 10, 2015. (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth Shares Health Update To Fans Of ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURYKristin Chenoweth Shares Health Update To Fans Of ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
by Pat Cerasaro - May 10, 2015

Always a trouper, performing with a cold in On the Twentieth Century! (more...)

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