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Seattle Musical Theatre to Open Season with MAN OF LA MANCHA, 8/12-28
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

Seattle Musical Theatre kicks off its 2014-2015 season with Tony Award winning classic MAN OF LA MANCHA, book by Dale Wasserman, lyrics by Joe Darion, and music by Mitch Leigh. Winner of five Tony Awards, including Best Score and Best Musical, MAN OF LA MANCHA follows the eccentric Don Quixote, his faithful manservant Sancho, and the tough, but beautiful Aldonza in a mythic and spiritual quest for the impossible dream. With Director Rick Wright at the helm, MAN OF LA MANCHA runs August 12-28, 2014 at Magnuson Park. Tickets ($20-$35) are available through brownpapertickets.com or by calling 1-800-838-3006. (more...)

CATS to Run 9/10-10/12 at Aurora's Paramount Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

Prepare to be immersed into a world like no other - the magical world of Jellicle Cats - when the Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd. in downtown Aurora, IL, presents CATS as the first production of its blockbuster 2014-15 Broadway Subscription series. (more...)

Patti LuPone, The Skivvies, Ben Platt and More Will Play 54 Below, Aug-Sept 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

This August and September 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. (more...)

Scoop: LIVE WITH KELLY AND MICHAEL - Week of August 4, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jul 31, 2014

Get all the scoop on LIVE WITH KELLY AND MICHAEL, airing for the week of August 4, 2014! (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the SEX WITH STRANGERS Opening Night Red Carpet with David Hyde Pierce, Kristine Nielsen & More
by Walter McBride - Jul 31, 2014

Second Stage Theatre continues its 35th Anniversary Season with Laura Eason's SEX WITH STRANGERS, directed by David Schwimmer and starring Anna Gunn and Billy Magnussen. The production opened last night, and BroadwayWorld was on the scene to capture opening night arrivals, featuring appearances by Kristine Nielsen, David Hyde Pierce, Lauren Molina and more! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Bailey And Pitt-Pulford In Sondheim's MARRY ME A LITTLE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

First production images are released today of Stephen Sondheim's Marry Me A Little, which is now playing St. James Studio for 16 performances only starring Simon Bailey as Man and Laura Pitt-Pulford as Woman. (more...)

Rebecca Naomi Jones, Ciara Renee & More Set for NAMT's Songwriter Spotlight Concert at 54 Below, 8/25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

The National Alliance for Musical Theatre (NAMT) will present its Songwriter Spotlight concert at 54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, on August 25 at 7pm. (more...)

Anjelica Huston, Mia Farrow, Carol Burnett, Alan Alda & More Will Rotate Through All-Star Broadway Revival of A.R. Gurney's LOVE LETTERS at the Nederlander
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

A.R. Gurney's enduring romance about first loves and second chances, LOVE LETTERS, will have its first Broadway revival, beginning performances Saturday, September 13, 2014, at 8pm, at the Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41 Street). (more...)

The Skivvies to Welcome Andy Karl, Orfeh, Rebecca Naomi Jones & More for Latest Show at 54 Below, 8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

Undie-rock pop duo The Skivvies, featuring Broaday's Lauren Molina and Nick Cearley, will welcome Perez Hilton, Orfeh (Legally Blonde), Andy Karl (Rocky), Kate Rockwell (Legally Blonde), Leslie McDonel (American Idiot), Greg Hildreth (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson) and Rebecca Naomi Jones (American Idiot) for their latest show at 54 Below on August 2. Tickets are $30-40 cover charge, with a $25 food & beverage minimum. (more...)

Jennifer Jasper's 'et•y•mol•o•gy' Selected for 39th Annual Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

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PRIMARY STAGES with David Ives and Billy Porter, Kennedy Center's LITTLE DANCER and More Set for Fall 2014 WORKS & PROCESS Series at the Guggenheim
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

Now celebrating its 30th anniversary year, Works & Process at the Guggenheim is pleased to announce its fall 2014 season, including three offsite programs presented in collaboration with El Museo del Barrio and The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Tiler Peck in Title Role of Kennedy Center's LITTLE DANCER
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

The Kennedy Center just released a photo of Tiler Peck in the title role of Little Dancer and you can check it out below! The costuming and pose reflect that of Edgar Degas' masterpiece, Little Dancer Aged Fourteen, which may be viewed at the National Gallery of Art in Washington. The Gallery will mount a special exhibition of the statue beginning October 5 in conjunction with the musical. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of Tiler Peck's LITTLE DANCER Photo Shoot at the Kennedy Center
by Stage Tube - Jul 30, 2014

New York City Ballet principal dancer Tiler Peck stars as Young Marie in the Kennedy Center's world premiere musical LITTLE DANCER. Click below to go behind the scenes of Peck's photo shoot for the production, and check out the final portrait here! (more...)

Carm Grisolla and Tom Hickey to Star in Strawdog Theatre's FAIL/SAFE, Running 9/14-10/14
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

Strawdog Theatre Company and Artistic Director Hank Boland have announced the first production in their 2014 - 2015 Hugen Hall season, Eugene Burdick and Harvey Wheeler's Fail/Safe, adapted for the stage by ensemble members Nikki Klix and Anderson Lawfer, September 14 to October 14, direction by Anderson Lawfer at Hugen Hall in Strawdog Theatre Company, 3829 N. Broadway Street. (more...)

Behind The Scenes Video For Ahrens & Flaherty's LITTLE DANCER
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 30, 2014

The poster for the upcoming Kennedy Center premiere production of the new Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty musical LITTLE DANCER is now available to view. (more...)

St. Jacobs Schoolhouse Theatre to Present A CLOSER WALK WITH PATSY CLINE, 8/5-12/21
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

Drayton Entertainment's 2014 Season continues with a memorable musical tribute to the legendary entertainer Patsy Cline. A Closer Walk With Patsy Cline makes a triumphant return to the St. Jacobs Schoolhouse Theatre after its record-breaking run 14 years ago. This engaging musical presentation features 21 of Patsy's greatest hits while taking the audience on a journey through her life and career. (more...)

TOP HAT Will Return to London Prior to Launching UK tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

Top Hat, winner of three Olivier Awards, for 'Best New Musical', 'Best Choreography', 'Best Costume Design' from its seven nominations, and winner of the Evening Standard Award for 'Best Night Out', returns to London to open its new tour at New Wimbledon Theatre on Tuesday 12 August where it will run for two weeks until Saturday 23 August. The production then embarks on a major 47-week tour visiting theatres throughout the UK and in Ireland, until 25 July 2015. (more...)

Andrea Martin to Reprise Tony-Winning Role in PIPPIN National Tour at Hollywood Pantages this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

The producers of the 2013 Tony Award winning Best Revival of a Musical PIPPIN are thrilled to announce that Andrea Martin, who won 2013 Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for creating the role of 'Berthe' in the Broadway production, will reprise the role for the L.A. Premiere at the Hollywood Pantages. The engagement will run October 21st through November 9th. Tickets are now on sale to the general public online at www.HollywoodPantages.com or www.Ticketmaster.com, by phone at 800-982-2787 or at the Hollywood Pantages Box Office located at 6233 Hollywood Boulevard (Opens daily at 10am.) (more...)

St. Jacobs Schoolhouse Theatre to Present A CLOSER WALK WITH PATSY CLINE, 8/5-12/21
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

Drayton Entertainment's 2014 Season continues with a memorable musical tribute to the legendary entertainer Patsy Cline. A Closer Walk With Patsy Cline makes a triumphant return to the St. Jacobs Schoolhouse Theatre after its record-breaking run 14 years ago. This engaging musical presentation features 21 of Patsy's greatest hits while taking the audience on a journey through her life and career. (more...)

Random Access Theatre to Present Henrik Ibsen's ROSMERSHOLM, 9/4-14
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Random Access Theatre presents a riveting new adaption of Henrik Ibsen's haunting and poetic masterpiece Rosmersholm. Hailed by critics to be Ibsen's greatest work, Rosmersholm is a psychologically thrilling love story of an unlikely pair of passionate social progressives. Former pastor John Rosmer has renounced his faith following his wife's suicide and adopted an idealistic humanism that he shares with an unconventional, strong-willed young woman, Rebecca West. But as John and Rebecca's political crusade evolves and their relationship deepens, shameful secrets from the past threaten to destroy their love and everything they hold dear. (more...)

VIDEO: Check Out New TV Spot for Broadway's MOTOWN THE MUSICAL
by Stage Tube - Jul 29, 2014

Below, check out the brand new commercial for Broadway's smash hit musical, MOTOWN THE MUSICAL. (more...)

Audra McDonald-Led LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR & GRILL Recoups Investment
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

The producers of Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill, the musical play starring record breaking six-time Tony Award-winner Audra McDonald, just announced that the production in now in profits, after recouping its initial investment of $2.6 million. (more...)

Marc Kudisch & More Join Cast of UMC's UNSUNG BOB MERRILL at 54 Below, 8/5
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

UnsungMusicalsCo. (UMC) will present Unsung Bob Merrill hosted by three-time Tony Award nominee Marc Kudisch (9 to 5, Assassins, Millie). Created and directed by Ben West (Unsung Carolyn Leigh, The Fig Leaves Are Falling, Make Mine Manhattan), the intimate evening will play 54 Below on Tuesday, August 5 at 9:30 PM. (more...)

RUPERT Heads to Sydney's Theatre Royal from November; Show Transfers to the West End in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

On Thursday 29 August 2013 the Melbourne Theatre Company presented the World Premiere of Rupert, David Williamson's take on the greatest media mogul of all time, which enjoyed a sell-out season and critical acclaim. The production then had its USA premiere at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, where it received standing ovations. (more...)

OLIVES AND BLOOD, CLOUD 9 and More Set for CRT's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

The Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) announces its 2014-15 Season, filled with classic comedies and challenging, engaging new work. The 2014-15 Season is full of characters in search of their identity. Their journeys explore the dramatic moments and decisions that allow for self-discovery. (more...)

Enlightened Theatrics to Present Disney's HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: ON STAGE, 8/7-17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Enlightened Theatrics, Salem's newest professional musical theater company, presents Disney's hit musical, Disney's High School Musical: On Stage. Performances will be held at the Historic Grand Theatre, August 7-10 & 14-17. (more...)

POTENTIAL BOYFRIENDS, IMPROVISED SONDHEIM and More Set for MCL Chicago's Aug 2014 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

MCL Chicago and Executive Director Aaron Shapiro are proud to announce their August schedule. (more...)

Scoop: WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE on BRAVO - Week of August 3, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jul 29, 2014

Get all the scoop on WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE, airing on BRAVO for the week of August 3, 2014! (more...)

Telemundo Begins Production on SEÑORA ACERO
by TV News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Telemundo Studios announces the beginning of filming for the new original production, “Señora Acero,” starring Blanca Soto in her network debut. Written by Roberto Stopello (“La Reina del Sur”) and directed by actor and director Miguel Varoni and Walter Doehner (“La Reina del Sur”), the super series features a stellar cast, including Andrés Palacios, Rebecca Jones and Litzy, and the special participation of Damián Alcázar. Filmed on location in different locations surrounding Mexico City, 'Señora Acero' tells the story of Sara Aguilar Bermúdez (Blanca Soto), a beautiful, charismatic and intelligent woman who goes from being a housewife with an ordinary life to a person capable of shaking the very foundations of her country's government. (more...)

HERE Sets 2014-15 Season: TRADE PRACTICES, BLOOWST WINDKU & More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

HERE announces its 2014-2015 producing season, commencing Labor Day Weekend with the premiere of the Artistic Director production, Trade Practices, by Kristin Marting & David Evans Morris; and followed by the HERE Resident Artist productions Send for the Million Men by Joseph Silvosky and Bloowst windku by Rebecca Davis. HERE's upcoming season also includes the third annual PROTOTYPE: Opera/Theatre/ Now festival and HERE's yearly CULTUREMART festival, which gives audiences a first look at new work in process from artists in the HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP). The multidisciplinary productions in HERE's 2014-2015 season represent the culmination of commissions and developmental residencies of up to three years through HARP, and/or the Dream Music Puppetry Program. (more...)

Lucie Arnaz Completes High-Flying PIPPIN National Tour Cast as 'Berthe'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

The producers of the Tony Award-winning hit Broadway musical Pippin have announced full casting and rehearsals begin today for the U.S. national tour which launches on September 6, 2014 at The Buell Theatre. Lucie Arnaz joins the cast in the role of Pippin's trapeze-flying grandmother, Berthe. This all-new production of Roger O. Hirson and Stephen Schwartz's Pippin is directed by Tony Award winner Diane Paulus, features choreography by Tony Award nominee Chet Walker in the style of Bob Fosse and circus creation by Gypsy Snider of the Montreal-based circus company Les 7 doigts de la main (also known as 7 Fingers). (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...)

DM Playhouse Announces Dionysos Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

The Des Moines Community Playhouse held the 2014 Dionysos Awards on Sunday, July 27. The theatre honored 18 backstage, front-of-house, and education volunteers, and announced 10 acting award winners. (more...)

Peculiar Works Project to Present 3CHRISTS, Opening 9/7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Peculiar Works Project has announced the world premiere of their next site-specific theatrical event, 3CHRISTS, written by SM Dale & Barry Rowell, and directed by Kelly O'Donnell. Based on The Three Christs of Ypsilanti, a psychological study by Milton Rokeach, 3CHRISTS will be performed in the sanctuary of Judson Memorial Church (55 Washington Square South, at Thompson St.). Performances begin on Friday, September 5 for a limited engagement through Sunday, September 28. Opening Night is Sunday, September 7 at 7 PM. The performance schedule is Thursday - Sunday at 7 PM. Tickets, which are $18, are available by calling 866-811-4111 or online www.peculiarworks.org. (more...)

Poster Unveiled For Ahrens & Flaherty's LITTLE DANCER
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 28, 2014

The poster for the upcoming Kennedy Center premiere production of the new Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty musical LITTLE DANCER is now available to view. (more...)

NBC Sports Group Sets Upcoming Soccer Match Coverage
by TV News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

NBC Sports Group presents coverage of five soccer matches this week beginning with Manchester United v. FC Internazionale in the 2014 Guinness International Champions Cup tomorrow, Tuesday, July 29 at 7 p.m. ET on NBCSN from FedEx Field in Landover, M.D. (more...)

TRADE PRACTICES, SEND FOR THE MILLION MEN, PROTOTYPE and More Highlight HERE's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

HERE announces its 2014-2015 producing season, commencing Labor Day Weekend with the premiere of the Artistic Director production, Trade Practices, by Kristin Marting & David Evans Morris; and followed by the HERE Resident Artist productions Send for the Million Men by Joseph Silvosky and Bloowst windku by Rebecca Davis. HERE's upcoming season also includes the third annual PROTOTYPE: Opera/Theatre/ Now festival and HERE's yearly CULTUREMART festival, which gives audiences a first look at new work in process from artists in the HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP). The multidisciplinary productions in HERE's 2014-2015 season represent the culmination of commissions and developmental residencies of up to three years through HARP, and/or the Dream Music Puppetry Program. (more...)

BWW Reviews: The Rock Turns into a Grecian Superhero in HERCULES
by Matt Tamanini - Jul 27, 2014

Hercules, as the story goes, is the half-mortal son of Zeus, King of the Gods… or is he? The new “Hercules” movie out this week, starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson as the most famous of Greek God offspring, asks the audience to question everything that they know about this millennia-old myth. The film's script asks us to wonder if Hercules is truly a demi-god or just a mercenary with good PR. But the film's look and feel presents us with a less philosophical version of the same question, is he more Superman or Batman? (more...)

BWW Interview: Danny Burstein's CABARET Love Story
by Naomi Serviss - Jul 26, 2014

Danny Burstein plays Herr Schultz, a Jewish shopkeeper in denial of Berlin's encroaching reign of terror. (more...)

Third Rail Announces Big Changes for 2014-15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2014

Third Rail is beyond thrilled to announce that we are taking our first steps towards finding a permanent theatre to call our own! When we leave the Winningstad Theatre for the CoHo Theatre in January of 2015, it will be for the last time as we go searching for the brick and mortar space that will be our home for years to come. (more...)

Peninsula Players' THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP Opens 7/30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

The frighteningly funny farce "The Mystery of Irma Vep- A Penny Dreadful" by Charles Ludlam opens July 30 at Peninsula Players Theatre, America's oldest professional resident summer theater and Door County's theatrical icon. The Drama Desk-and Obie Award-winning comedy is a true mix of Victorian gothic romance and Universal monster movies. (more...)

Peninsula Players to Host 'IRMA VEP' Pre-Show Seminar, 8/8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Peninsula Players Theatre, in conjunction with its production of Charles Ludlam's frighteningly funny farce "The Mystery of Irma Vep - A Penny Dreadful," will host speaker Dr. Gary Jones Friday, August 8 at 6:30 p.m. Tickets to the performance are available; admission to the pre-show seminar is free. (more...)

Cartoon Network Renews ADVENTURE TIME, REGULAR SHOW & More
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Today and tomorrow at Comic-Con® International: San Diego 2014 Cartoon Network will host jam-packed panels for all their hit original comedy animated series. Amongst the surprises and hilarity of Comic-Con and coming on the heels of ratings and critical success around the world, the Network will announce Season 7 of the Emmy®-winning Adventure Time, Season 7 of the Emmy®-winning Regular Show, Season 2 of the Emmy®-winning Uncle Grandpa, Season 2 of Steven Universe and 13 more half hours of Clarence. Regular Show, Uncle Grandpa, Steven Universe and Clarence originate from the prolific artist-driven Cartoon Network Shorts Program at Cartoon Network Studios. (more...)

Kellwood Holding Acquires Contemporary Favorite Parker
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Kellwood Holding, LLC, parent company of Kellwood Company, a leading provider of women's apparel in the junior, missy and contemporary categories, announced the acquisition of Parker, a distinctive player in contemporary apparel. (more...)

Amon Carter Museum of American Art Adds Raphaelle Peale Masterpiece to Collection
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The Amon Carter Museum of American Art announces today the acquisition of the painting Peaches and Grapes in a Chinese Export Basket (1813) by Raphaelle Peale (17741825). The first work by Peale to enter the collection, the still life painting was purchased in memory of the museum's founder Ruth Carter Stevenson (19132013). The painting is on view beginning July 29 in the main gallery. (more...)

CONSIDER THE MATCH Set for Found Theatre, 8/1-3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

'Consider the Match,' written and directed by Long Beach artists Maggie Boles and Katie Faris, is a series of vignettes tied together by similar themes. Making use of the absurd, surreal, and awkward, a small ensemble cast presents a series of comedic and dramatic situations. There might be blood. Probably not though. (more...)

2014 Rob Guest Endowment Award Semi-Finalists Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

The 30 Semi-Finalists for the 2014 Rob Guest Endowment Award were announced today. They are Daniel Assetta, Ben Bennett, Hilary Cole, Andy Cook, Thomas Davis, Daniel Downing, Vivien Emsworth, Anna Freeland, Nelson Gardner, Nick Hedger, Matt Holly, Georgina Hopson, Loren Hunter, Graeme Isaako, Kirby Lunn, Seann Matthew Moore, Katie McKee, Lauren McKenna, Emily Mercurio, Joel Parnis, Daniel Raso, Joshua Robson, Angela Scundi, Rebecca Selley, Zach Smith, Monica Swayne, Connor Sweeney, Karla Tonkich, Tarisai Vushe and Sophie Wright. (more...)

The Skivvies and Villain: DeBlanks Set for Late Night at 54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 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...)

Scoop: SUPERNATURAL on THE CW - Tuesday, August 12, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jul 24, 2014

Get all the scoop on SUPERNATURAL, airing on THE CW on Tuesday, August 12, 2014! (more...)

Audra McDonald Breaks Billboard Records with LADY DAY Album!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

PS Classics' Original Broadway Cast Recording of Audra McDonald in Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill topped four of the Billboard Charts in its first week of release: #1 in Cast Albums, #1 in Jazz, #1 in Traditional Jazz and #1 in Heatseekers. According to Billboard, the album is McDonald's highest-charting solo release ever. (more...)

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