Passion

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Ambassador Theatre (New York, NY)
219 W. 49th St.
New York, NY 10019
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Based on the film Passione d'Amore directed by Ettore Scola

Based on the novel Fosca by I. U. Tarchetti

PASSION, winner of 4 Tony Awards including Best Music and Lyrics, Best Book, and Best Musical, features music and lyrics by the acclaimed Stephen Sondheim (Sweeney Todd, West Side Story, Company, Follies, Into The Woods, Gypsy) and book by James Lapine (Falsettos, Into The Woods, Sunday In The Park With George).


PASSION opened on Broadway in 1994, and received its London revival in 2010 at the Donmar Warehouse as part of Stephen Sondheim's 80th birthday celebrations.

Stephen Sondheim's PASSION revolves around a handsome Italian solider, Giorgio, separated from his beautiful mistress, who is shattered and ultimately changed by the unconditional and obsessive love of Fosca, his Colonel's chronically ill and plain cousin. Her unrelenting passions force him to re-evaluate his beliefs about love and attraction between two human beings.


That'll Play Podcast Welcomes Broadway Usher Who Turned Experience into TV Pilot
by Matt Tamanini - Jul 29, 2014

The newest episode of the That'll Play with Matt and John Podcast has a decidedly Broadway feel to it. The episode, 'Broadway Go Go,' centers around a talented aspiring actress named Jessica Carollo that works as an usher on Broadway. Jessica developed a television pilot called 'Obstructed View' about her unique experiences as a usher at 'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark.' (more...)

BWW Reviews: CATF 2014 - In THE ASHES UNDER GAIT CITY, Old Sociological Problems Face a Social Media Conflict
by Johnna Leary - Jul 28, 2014

Written by Christina Anderson and directed by Lucie Tiberghien, the World Premiere production of The Ashes Under Gait City displays an age-old conflict through the modern lens of our reliance on social media technology. (more...)

President Obama Says 2013 National Medal of Arts Honorees 'Add Texture to Our Lives'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

President Barack Obama presented the National Medals of Arts in conjunction with the National Humanities Medals this afternoon, July 28, 2014, in an East Room ceremony at the White House. First Lady Michelle Obama was also in attendance. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Go Behind the Scenes of THE VISIT Rehearsals with Chita Rivera, John Kander & More!
by Stage Tube - Jul 28, 2014

Williamstown Theatre Festival will soon present The Visit, which runs on the Main Stage from July 31 through August 17. In her Festival debut, Broadway legend Chita Rivera embodies Claire Zachanassian, the oft-widowed richest woman in the world, in The Visit. When Claire returns to the hardship-stricken town of her birth, the locals pray that her wealth will bring them a new lease on life, but the carefully plotted renewal she offers carries a dreadful price. Sardonic and morally complex, The Visit asks: What can your heart afford? Go inside rehearsals with the video below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Consummate Vocalist Jeanne Page Knocks Her CD Preview Show REBOOT Out of the Park
by Don Grigware - Jul 28, 2014

On Sunday July 27 powerhouse vocalist Jeanne Page made a stylish return to Sterling's Upstairs at the Federal for a marvelous evening of standards done her way, entitled Reboot. This lady has a unique brand of humor that is intoxicating and infuses every song she sings with the true colors they deserve. She is about to release a CD of her work, so Reboot was a preview of the album. Believe me, it's a knockout! (more...)

Scoop: MASTERCHEF on FOX - Monday, July 28, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jul 28, 2014

Get all the scoop on MASTERCHEF, airing on FOX on Monday, July 28, 2014! (more...)

SCENES FROM AN ADULTERY Rounds Out New Rep's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

New Repertory Theatre announces the final show of the 30th Anniversary Season, the Next Rep World Premiere: SCENES FROM AN ADULTERY by Ronan Noone, June 6 through June 21, 2015 at the Boston University Theatre, Lane-Comley Studio 210. SCENES FROM AN ADULTERY is co-presented with Boston Center for American Performance (BCAP). (more...)

TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLES 1999 West End Cast Album to be Released this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Stage Door Records have announced the first complete recording of the 1999 West End musical 'Tess Of The D'Urbervilles' is to be released on September 29th, 2014. The CD release continues Stage Door's London cast album series and commitment to preserve 'lost' British theatre scores of the past 50 years. (more...)

Fiasco Theater's INTO THE WOODS Extends Through August at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

The Old Globe today announced additional performances for the second production of the 2014 Summer Season, Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Tony Award-winning musical Into the Woods, which made its World Premiere at The Old Globe in 1986. The production is an inventive reimagining by Fiasco Theater, directed by Noah Brody and Ben Steinfeld, in a production that originated at McCarter Theatre Center. By popular demand, it will now play through Sunday, August 17. Tickets for the extension will go on sale to the general public on Tuesday, July 29 at noon. (more...)

Scoop: MYSTERY GIRLS on ABC FAMILY - Wednesday, July 30, 2014
by - Jul 28, 2014

Get all the scoop on MYSTERY GIRLS, airing on ABC FAMILY on Wednesday, July 30, 2014! (more...)

Exeter Northcott Theatre Announces Fall 2014 Season
by Jillian Gaier - Jul 28, 2014

Exeter Northcott Theatre has put its hardworking staff centre stage as it launches its autumn 2014 Season. To celebrate receiving Arts Council funding, the new brochure pays tribute to the fantastic team at the theatre as they make a trip back to the 1940s through the costume store. (more...)

Chicago Opera Theater to Present Ernest Bloch's MACBETH, 9/13-21
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Chicago Opera Theater (COT) presents the Chicago premiere of Ernest Bloch's provocative and rarely-performed "Macbeth" at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance (205 E. Randolph Drive) September 13-21, 2014. Conducted by Francesco Milioto and directed and designed by COT General Director Andreas Mitisek, "Macbeth" features the collective talents of COT, the Chicago Sinfonietta and the Apollo Chorus under the direction of Stephen Alltop. Together they provide an expressive soundscape for this bone-chilling thriller based on themes of ambition, treachery and deception. The opera will be performed in English, maintaining much of Shakespeare's original text. For tickets and more information please visit: chicagooperatheater.org. (more...)

Le Petit Théātre du Vieux Carré's 2014-15 Season to Include 'VANYA & SONIA,' 'STARCATCHER' & More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre 's 2014-15 season is a vibrant mix of drama, comedy and musicals. The season opens on September 5, 2014 and runs through June 6, 2015, and will once again employ all local actors and crews. Season subscriptions are now on sale for $250 and entitle subscribers to pick their seats and complimentary ticket exchange, plus a 'Behind the Scenes' discussion before each Thursday show. (more...)

Next Wave Welcomes New Artistic Director and Co-CEO Georgie Meagher
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

After a rigorous nation-wide and international search, Georgie Meagher has been appointed Next Wave's incoming Artistic Director and co-CEO. Commencing 7 September, 2014, Meagher will relocate to Melbourne from Sydney for the role and comes with a wealth of knowledge, experience and Passion cultivated from her previous roles at Sydney's Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA), Performance Space at Carriageworks and artist-run-initiative Firstdraft. (more...)

BWW Interviews: DEFENDING THE CAVEMAN'S Vince Valentine Discusses Playing the Caveman for 10 Years
by Benjamin Tomchik - Jul 28, 2014

DC BroadwayWorld.com recently sat down with Defending the Caveman's Vince Valentine to discuss how the show has been updated since playing on Broadway, what it's like to perform in the same role for a decade and why Yoda is credited in his biography. (more...)

Scoop: MASTERCHEF on FOX - Friday, August 1, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jul 28, 2014

Get all the scoop on MASTERCHEF, airing on FOX on Friday, August 1, 2014! (more...)

HERE LIES LOVE Celebrates 100 Performances
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 28, 2014

The talented cast of the Public Theater's highly acclaimed Off-Broadway environmental biomusical HERE LIES LOVE celebrated 100 performances this weekend. (more...)

Lexus and The Weinstein Company Re-team to Produce The Second Lexus Short Film Series with World Premieres in Los Angeles and New York
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

NEW YORK, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Lexus and The Weinstein Company have once again come together in the spirit of innovation to produce two new short films for their second annual 'Life is Amazing' Lexus Short Films series. Two rising filmmakers (Jon Goldman, Satsuki Okawa with script writer Ken Ochiai) are being mentored by acclaimed members of the film community including actress Katie Holmes (The Giver, Wonder Boys) and directors Justin Chadwick (Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, upcoming Tulip Fever), Simon Curtis (My Week With Marilyn, upcoming Woman in Gold), Antoine Fuqua (Brooklyn's Finest, Training Day, upcoming Southpaw), and Phillip Noyce (The Giver, The Quiet American). (more...)

CIRRUS Fitness Completes Historic League Licensing Sweep
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

NEW YORK, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Motivated by its Passion for fitness, athletics and team pride, CIRRUS Fitness, a producer of authentic, high-quality collegiate and professional sports licensed fitness equipment, broke the industry standard after the completion of separate licensing agreements with the NBA, NHL, MLB, MLS and WNBA. These deals strengthen CIRRUS Fitness' position as the only fitness brand to provide high-quality workout products (prices start at $34.99) featuring official sports team logos. (more...)

Gold's Gym Acquires The Rush Fitness Complex
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

DALLAS, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Gold's Gym, the world's leading authority on health and fitness, announced today that it has signed a new deal to acquire The Rush Fitness Complex a regional gym chain boasting 23 clubs in communities including Knoxville, TN, Chattanooga, TN, Dalton, GA, Greenville, SC, Asheville, NC and the Triad (north-central region of North Carolina). The deal is officially slated to close in the next month. (more...)

Learfield Sports, CHS Agree To Football-Centric, Collegiate Partnership With 24 Universities
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

PLANO, Texas, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ CHS Inc. (CHSCP) the nation's leading cooperative and a global energy, grains and foods company will embark on a highly integrated collegiate sports sponsorship platform with 24 Division I universities in 19 states designed to reach the farmer-owned cooperative's rural owners and customers. (more...)

Patti LuPone, The Skivvies & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Jul 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...)

Lindsay Mendez and Marco Pagula Perform Tonight at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Tonight, Monday, July 28 at 7 PM, Lindsay Mendez and Marco Paguia will perform at BIrdland. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Explosive FOOL FOR LOVE at Williamstown Theatre Festival
by Larry Murray - Jul 28, 2014

Nina Arianda and Sam Rockwell team up as May and Eddie in Sam Shepard's FOOL FOR LOVE at the Willliamstown Theatre Festival and the fireworks on stage are spectacular to watch. Daniel Aucin directs this visceral production. (more...)

Nike and Paris Saint-Germain Announce New Away Kit for 2014-15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

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BWW Interviews: DTH's Dance Master Keith Saunders Talks Ballet and The Legacy of Harlem
by Katricia Lang - Jul 28, 2014

'America's not used to seeing a black face in this particular art form,' says 16-year-old Naazir Muhammad about ballet. He should know. He and his twin brother, Shaakir, both practice ballet at the American Ballet Theatre School in New York. Both are aware that ballet is expected to have a certain face. The Dance Theatre of Harlem defies these expectations. Because of this, the company is special in two ways. It is innovative and radical in existing as well as being innovative and radical in dance. Aretha Franklin en point? You never. (more...)

BlackLine Systems Wins Gold in Best in Biz Awards 2014 International
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

LOS ANGELES, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ BlackLine Systems has been named a Gold Winner in the Best in Biz Awards 2014 International, the only independent business awards program judged by members of the press and industry analyst communities. (more...)

The Oregon Ballet Theatre Appoints Dennis Buehler as Executive Director and Signs Artistic Director Kevin Irving for 3-Year Term
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

After wrapping up a 2013/14 season marked by stellar critical reviews, increased audience engagement, record single ticket sales, and a strong finish to the fiscal year, Oregon Ballet Theatre makes two big announcements this week. Artistic Director Kevin Irving has signed a three-year contract with the Ballet affirming his continued and uninterrupted artistic leadership through the 2016/17 season. Additionally, Oregon Ballet Theatre has announced the appointment of Dennis Buehler as Executive Director. Buehler and his family will move from Milwaukee, where he most recently worked as Executive Director to the Milwaukee Ballet. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for July 28- August 3, 2014
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 27, 2014

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestra's begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven- o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week, including: Under the Covers, The Lady with the Torch, Dare to Dream, A Taylor Swift Love Story, and Freestyle Love Supreme. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Matthew C. Logan's Production of EQUUS is Intense and Beautifully Poignant
by Nyderah Williams - Jul 27, 2014

Director Matthew C. Logan and his stellar cast delve into English playwright Peter Shaffer's pyschodramatic play about a disturbed youth's fanatical obsession with horses. Written in 1973 and inspired by true events, EQUUS is certainly challenging material concerning the heavy themes of religion, sexuality, Passion and normalism in society. The ensemble faces the material with unflinching conviction. (more...)

MARVELLOUS is Coming to FringeNYC, 8/8-15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2014

Marvellous by Matt Minnicino, directed by Elizabeth Nearing, will have its world premiere at The Theater at the 14th St Y (located at 344 E 14th St) as a part of the NYC International Fringe Festival this summer. There are five performances on Friday 8/8 at 7:00 p.m.; Saturday 8/9 at 6:15 p.m.; Tuesday 8/12 at 9:00 p.m.; Thursday 8/14 at 3:45 p.m.; Friday 8/15 at 4:00p.m. Tickets are $18, available through the FringeNYC website (www.fringenyc.org) (more...)

Shakespeare's Sister Company Presents MUSE as Part of the 2014 Dream Up Festival, 8/30-9/7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2014

Theater For The New City (Crystal Field, Executive Director) presents the Shakespeare's Sister Company's co-production of Kris Lundberg's play MUSE (part of the 2014 Dream Up Festival). (more...)

BWW Reviews: Bucks County Playhouse Presents an Entertaining VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE
by Kelli Curtin - Jul 27, 2014

There is no other theatre that is more perfect for a production of VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE than Bucks County Playhouse. This show takes place in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, which is also where the playwright Christopher Durang lives. So not only does this show entertain audiences, but it is easy for the audience to visualize the setting that Durang envisioned because they are sitting in the midst of Bucks County. VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE is a smart play, as well as has a cast that is charming. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Complex DESIRE UNDER THE ELMS Needs Deeper Interrogation
by David Fick - Jul 27, 2014

Eugene O'Neill's DESIRE UNDER THE ELMS is the subject of a new adaptation, with the action transferred from 1840s New England to the Eastern Cape of the 1890s in an attempt to amplify the resonance that O'Neill's classic play has for the South African theatre audiences of today. (more...)

Mermaid Sand and Breezy Productions Present PORNOLOGUES, 8/4
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2014

Mermaid Sand Productions and Breezy Prodcutions present PORNOLOGUES- An evening of monologues benefitting the upcoming production of All's Well That Ends Happy by Sarah Shaefer. (more...)

Patricia Bogg Receives LPA's Sue Nattrass Award
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

It is with great pleasure that Live Performance Australia (LPA) has today announced that Patricia Boggs has been awarded the inaugural SUE NATTRASS AWARD for her outstanding service to the Australian live performance industry. The industry achievement award will sit alongside the JC Williamson Award which saw this year's recipient, John FrostOAM, honoured recently at the JC Williamson Award dinner in Brisbane. (more...)

CHRISTINA, THE GIRL KING Begins Previews 7/29 at Stratford Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

The Stratford Festival will present Linda Gaboriau's remarkable new translation of Michel Marc Bouchard's Christina, The Girl King. Written by one of Quebec's most celebrated playwrights, and directed by Vanessa Porteous, Artistic Director of Alberta Theatre Projects, the play makes its English language premiere at Stratford's Studio Theatre. Previews begin on Tuesday, July 29, and the production officially opens on Thursday, August 14. (more...)

Kevin Mahogany to Headline 2014 South Bend Jazz Festival, 8/16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Kevin Mahogany to headline the 3rd annual South Bend Jazz Festival, Saturday, August 16th from 4:00 p.m till 11:00 p.m; in front of the Morris Performing Arts Center. Free to the Public! Featuring Six international acts from a Variety of Jazz genres. (more...)

BWW Reviews: PURGATORIO - A Story of Feeling and Reflection
by Brett Considine - Jul 25, 2014

Purgatorio is a dark story depicting some of the contradictions of love. Presented by 5Pound theatre and Attic Erratic, this show will shock and confront and in the process deliver an emotional theatre experience like few others. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - New CW Series MASTERS OF ILLUSION, Premiering 8/1
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

With national and international performances now under his belt, Michael is set as one of the stars in the new CW series 'Masters of Illusion'. (more...)

Parkulture Co-Founder Jared "JJ" Woods Prepares for American Ninja Warrior City Finals
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Parkulture is proud to announce that one of its co-founders, professional stuntman and parkour instructor, Jared 'JJ' Woods, will be competing on NBC's highest rated primetime extreme sports competition show, American Ninja Warrior. The show will premiere on local affiliates this coming Monday, July 28th at 9PM and will rerun on the new Esquire Network on Tuesday, July 29th at 8pm. (more...)

BWW Reviews: PRESSTEA in NYC - Delicious Inspiration
by Marina Kennedy - Jul 25, 2014

Presstea presents fine pressed teas, creative beverages and delicious pastries come in a charming West Village location that you will visit again and again. (more...)

Doug Reside Named New Curator of New York Public Library for the Performing Arts' Billy Rose Theatre Division
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts has named Doug Reside the new Curator of the Billy Rose Theatre Division at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts in Lincoln Center. In his new role, effective immediately, Reside will lead a team of staff in expanding access, services, and outreach connected to The Billy Rose Theatre Division, one of the largest and most comprehensive archives devoted to the theatrical arts. Reside succeeds Karen Nickeson, who retired from the position in June. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Now for DTC's 14-15 Season, Featuring 'ROCKY HORROR', SENSE AND SENSIBILITY and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Single tickets are on sale now for Dallas Theater Center's The Rocky Horror Show, Driving Miss Daisy, A Christmas Carol, The Book Club Play, Stagger Lee, School for Wives, Medea, Colossal and Sense and Sensibility. They can be purchased online at www.DallasTheaterCenter.org or by phone at (214) 880-0202. DTC's 2014-2015 will take place at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre (2400 Flora Street, Dallas, TX) and the Kalita Humphreys Theater (3636 Turtle Creek Blvd, Dallas, TX). (more...)

BWW Reviews: Farcical BOEING BOEING Soars at Hendersonville's Playhouse Downtown
by Paul Hyde - Jul 25, 2014

For a witty summertime romp, it's hard to beat the Playhouse Downtown's production of "Boeing Boeing" in Hendersonville, North Carolina. (more...)

Django Reinhardt NY Festival, Daniel Reichard & More Set for Birdland, Week of 8/4
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for August 4 - August 10, featuring Django Reinhardt NY Festival 15th Anniversary Celebration, Jane Monheit's Jazz Party, Daniel Reichard, Loston Harris, and more! (more...)

Indie Film THE BALLAD OF SNAKE OIL SAM to Screen in Madrid, New Hope This Summer
by Movies News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

New Hope, PA -- The Ballad of Snake Oil Sam continues its journey to cinema screens at Madrid International Film Festival and then to the Fifth Annual, New Hope Film Festival, in the heart of Pennsylvania's Riverside Art Colony, New Hope. (more...)

Stepinac Graduate Receives WBT's 2014 Bob Fitzsimmons Arts Scholarship
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

This year's recipient of Westchester Broadway Theatre's Bob Fitzsimmons Scholarship is Christopher Guzman, a 2014 graduate of Archbishop Stepinac High School in White Plains, NY. (more...)

Kent Tritle's 2014-15 Season to Feature Verdi's REQUIEM, World Premieres with Musica Sacra and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

A performance of Verdi's Requiem that is a tripartite collaboration highlights the 2014-15 season of Kent Tritle, called 'New York's reigning choral conductor' by The New York Times. In an event emblematic of Kent's multiple roles in the city's choral life, he will conduct a performance of the massive work by the Oratorio Society of New York, of which he is Music Director, and the Symphony and Symphonic Chorus of the Manhattan School of Music, where he is Director of Choral Activities, in the grand space of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, where he is Director of Cathedral Music and Organist -- with a new choral configuration that features the more-than-250 singers on risers in the cathedral's Great Choir space. (more...)

BWW Interview: AMERICAN IDOL's Jess Meuse Is Living Her Dream
by Kathy Strain - Jul 25, 2014

Jess Meuse calls Alabama home, but if she had her choice, she would spend her days and nights on the road. Ever since competing in the 13th season of AMERICAN IDOL, Jess, has been able to enjoy sharing her Passion for music with audiences all over the United States as she travels with other contestants from the season. (more...)

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