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VIDEO: Rachel Bloom Explains How She Wound Up in Musical Theatre
by - Jan 19, 2017

On last night's LATE SHOW, Golden Globe-winning star and creator of 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,' Rachel Bloom explained to Stephen why she didn't chase her original career choice, a surgeon! (more...)

VIDEO: Louie Anderson Reveals When He Talks to God, God Answers
by - Jan 19, 2017

On last night's LATE SHOW, Emmy-award winning comedian and author Louie Anderson, who stars as Zach Galifianakis' mother in 'Baskets.' says his prayers were answered when he got the part. (more...)

VIDEO: Idina Menzel on Performing at White House, Upcoming Tour & More on LATE SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

On last night's LATE SHOW, guest Idina Menzel revealed that all really wants is to be good at Twitter. (more...)

Josh Collins to Star in New York Premiere of 9 CIRCLES; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture has announced that British actor Josh Collins will make his North American stage debut as Daniel Reeves in the New York Premiere of Bill Cain's compelling and visceral thriller 9 CIRCLES this February. (more...)

New Winter Theatrical Performance at Old Sturbridge Village
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Members of the programming staff at Old Sturbridge Village announce an exciting new theatrical experience that the Village will present this winter. In February, Old Sturbridge Village introduces an innovative, new way to experience New England's premier living history museum: Midwinter Mischief. (more...)

VIDEO: Idina Menzel Talks 'Beaches' Remake: 'I Was Terrified to Do It'
by TV News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Singer and actress Idina Menzel appeared live on this morning's 'GMA' to discuss the upcoming reboot of 'Beaches.' (more...)

New Phocuswright Data Shows One in Three U.S. Rentals Now in Urban Destinations
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

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Photo Flash: Rob McClure, Adam Pascal, Josh Grisetti and More Celebrate SOMETHING ROTTEN!'s Tour Launch in Boston
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

The completely original new musical Something Rotten!, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon, Aladdin), with music and lyrics by Grammy Award winner and Tony Award nominee Wayne Kirkpatrick and Golden Globe Award and Tony Award nominee Karey Kirkpatrick and a book by Tony Award nominees Karey Kirkpatrick and best-selling author John O'Farrell, launched its National Tour on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at the Boston Opera House. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening festivities below! (more...)

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati Goes On A Blind Date In The Regional Premiere of FIRST DATE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Check please! Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati opens the second half of the season with the hilarious and sassy musical First Date, by Austin Winsberg, with music and lyrics by Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner. (more...)

AMOR X AMOR: San Valentín a ritmo de musicales
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jan 19, 2017

El proximo 14 de febrero mas de 30 artistas se uniran sobre el escenario del Teatre Victoria en un concierto de duetos de musicales dirigido por Alicia Serrat con direccion musical de Xavier Torras (more...)

BROADWAY ON MAIN STREET Exclusively at Jeanne Rimsky Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

It's an all-new event created exclusively for the Jeanne Rimsky Theater. Producer Stephen DeAngelis brings five of Broadway's finest vocalists to recreate their signature musical moments from their long-running roles in the Broadway and Off-Broadway musicals you know and love. They'll also share backstage stories and take questions from the audience. (more...)

Complete Casting Announced for Broadway's WAR PAINT!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Producers David Stone and Marc Platt today announced complete casting for the upcoming Broadway musical, WAR PAINT. (more...)

Meet The Cast of Athen Theatre's JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Here we have just a few MORE reasons we're excited about our newest show: THE CAST! (more...)

Amazon Original Series Sneaky Pete Renewed for Season Two
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

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VIDEO: Idina Menzel Originally Thought BEACHES Remake Was 'The Stupidest Idea'
by TV News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Grammy and Tony winner Idina Menzel stopped by this morning's TODAY to talk about starring in the upcoming TV remake of the film "Beaches.' (more...)

Amazon to Debut Amir Bar-Lev's Grateful Dead Documentary LONG STRANGE TRIP, 5/26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Amazon Studios today announced it has acquired LONG STRANGE TRIP, an unprecedented four hour documentary about the Grateful Dead from director Amir Bar-Lev (The Tillman Story) and executive producer Martin Scorsese (Silence). (more...)

Scoop: SHARK TANK on ABC - Friday, January 27, 2017
by - Jan 18, 2017

Get all the scoop on SHARK TANK, airing on ABC on Friday, January 27, 2017! (more...)

VIDEO: Mel B Talks Doing American Accent in Broadway's CHICAGO
by TV News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

On last night's LATE SHOW, Mel B, the new star of CHICAGO on Broadway told Stephen the real story of who gave the Girls their nicknames. (more...)

Theo Croker, Matt Doyle, Toshi Reagon and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances from January 18-29, 2017. Scroll down for more information, and visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

VIDEO: Idina Menzel Talks Singing 'Wind Beneath My Wings'; Recalls Wedding Singer Days on LIVE
by TV News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

On today's LIVE WITH KELLY, guest Idina Menzel recalled her former job as a wedding singer and reveals that her and Kristen Bell sang the Bette Midler classic “Wind Beneath My Wings” for their FROZEN audition. (more...)

Aisha De Haas, Capathia Jenkins, Judy McLane, Billy Stritch and More Set for TACT's I GOTTA BE ME Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

TACT has announced that Aisha De Haas (Rent, Caroline or Change), Peter Gregus (Jersey Boys), Capathia Jenkins (Newsies, Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me, Caroline or Change), Liz Larsen (Beautiful, Hairspray, The Most Happy Fella), Judy McLane (Mamma Mia!, Chess, Aspects of Love) and Billy Stritch (Liza's at the Palace, 42nd Street, Sondheim: A Celebration at Carnegie Hall) will star along with newcomers Patrick Dunn, Kelly McIntyre and Zoe Kassay, in an evening of song to benefit the company, supporting TACT's mission and programming.  (more...)

Billy Porter, Theresa Rebeck and More Tapped for Sundance Institute Retreat
by Movies News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Six theatre artists will be the focus of the 18th annual Sundance Institute Retreat at Ucross Foundation in Wyoming, taking place January 23 - February 10. (more...)

HAVENHURST Opens its Doors in Select Theaters and on Cable and Digital VOD 2/10
by Movies News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Brainstorm Media and Twisted Pictures have announced the February 10th limited theatrical and nationwide Cable VOD and Digital HD release of Andrew C. Erin's HAVENHURST. (more...)

DIRTY DANCING - THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE to Mambo Back onto the Road
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Producers Karl Sydow and Paul Elliott are delighted to announce that the new UK production of Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage, will mambo back onto the road after a sensational Christmas season in the West End followed by international dates in Bremen and Cannes. The show opens in Southend on 11 January and tours the UK and Ireland until the autumn of 2017. (more...)

Less Than Rent Theatre Presents PUSSY SLUDGE by Gracie Gardner as Part of SANCTUARY at HERE Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Less Than Rent Theatre, known for caffeinated, hard-edged indie theatre, is proud to present Pussy Sludge, a new play written by Gracie Gardner as part of SANCTUARY. Pussy Sludge will run February 10th, 11th and 12th at HERE Arts Center. (more...)

MIGHTY REAL Creators' AN EVENING WITH PHYLLIS HYMAN Adds Weekend Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

AN EVENING WITH PHYLLIS HYMAN, a world premiere musical the creators of the Broadway bound musical Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical, has added an additional three-performance weekend to the previously announced performances due to popular demand. (more...)

New York Premiere of FISH MEN to Begin at INTAR Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

INTAR has announced that the 2016-'17 Season will continue with the New York premiere of FISH MEN by Candido Tirado. (more...)

20th Anniversary Tour of RENT to Bring 'La Vie Boheme' to Harris Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

The 20th Anniversary tour of Rent comes to the capital region-and to the intimacy of Harris Center's Stage One. (more...)

FRIENDS Musical Parody Will Be 'THERE FOR YOU' at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Friends the Musical in Concert: I Was There for You on April 28th, 2017 at 11:30pm.  (more...)

RE/MAX Complete Solutions Agents Rack Up Recognitions in 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

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Steve Martin's THE UNDERPANTS to Open at Blackfriars Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Blackfriars Theatre kicks off the New Year with a rollicking sex farce: The Underpants, by Carl Sternheim, adapted by legendary comedian Steve Martin. With a dynamic cast led by veteran director David Henderson, this production will be a cure for your winter blues and a treat for your valentine. (more...)

Mardi Gras at New Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

New Theatre, in association with the Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras, is presenting the award-winning comedy THE LITTLE DOG LAUGHED by Douglas Carter Beane, playing 7 February to 4 March 2017. (more...)

Idina Menzel to Embark on 2017 World Tour!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

BWW has learned that Grammy and Tony Award winner Idina Menzel is embarking on a world tour to 50+ cities this year! (more...)

Tyler Perry to Receive 5th Annual PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD for Favorite Humanitarian
by TV News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

CBS and The People's Choice Awards announced today that Tyler Perry will receive the fifth annual People's Choice Award for Favorite Humanitarian, presented by Enterprise Rent-A-Car, during the PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2017 (more...)

Idina Menzel's Global Tour to Stop in Atlanta This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

After releasing her fifth solo studio album idina. last fall, Tony Award-winning superstar Idina Menzel announced today that she will head out on a 50+ city global spring & summer tour, including  a one-night only show at Atlanta's famed Fox Theatre on Saturday, July 22 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Idina Menzel Brings Tour to the Fabulous Fox Theatre in August
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

After releasing her fifth solo studio album idina. last fall, Tony Award-winning superstar Idina Menzel announced today that she will head out on a 50+ city global spring & summer tour that will include a stop at the Fabulous Fox Theatre on Tuesday, August 15 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Major Attaway to Star as Genie in ALADDIN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Disney's Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical, is pleased to announce that Major Attaway, curRent Genie standby in the Broadway company, will take over the role full-time beginning Tuesday, February 21, 2017. (more...)

Stoner Comedy DOOBIOUS SOURCES Available on Cable VOD and Digital HD Today
by Movies News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Doobious Sources, LLC and Gravitas Ventures have announced the Cable VOD and Digital HD release of Clif Lord's DOOBIOUS SOURCES. (more...)

Brandon Victor Dixon Reflects on Mike Pence's Controversial Visit to HAMILTON
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

In the interview, the two time Tony nominee, curRently starring as Aaron Burr in the hit Broadway musical HAMILTON, reflects back at a controversial visit from Vice President-elect Mike Pence last November. (more...)

Christine Ebersole, Brandon Uranowitz, and More Coming to Feinstein's/54 Below
by Contests - Broadway - Jan 16, 2017

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination. Tickets & Info: (646)-476-3551. 254 W 54th St. Celalr, NYC 10019 (more...)

PARAMOUR Stars Will Be High-Flying Headliners at BROADWAY AT W This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

This Sunday, January 22nd, Broadway at W kicks off the 2017 Season with the high-flying return of Broadway's Cirque du Soleil Paramour. (more...)

BrightSide Theatre's Youth Project Presents THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE, JR.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

BrightSide Theatre, Naperville's only professional theatre performing in the historic downtown district, is pleased to announce its fifth production of the BrightSide Theatre Youth Project with the musical -Thoroughly Modern Millie Jr.  Directed by BrightSide Artistic Director Jeffrey Cass and playing March 11-19, 2017 at the Theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall at North Central College, 31 S. Ellsworth Street in Naperville, tickets are on sale now atwww.BrightSideTheatre.com or by calling 630-447-TIXS (8497).  (more...)

BWW Review: 17 Years Later RENT Revivals in Brazil
by Claudio Erlichman - Jan 16, 2017

Universal, translated into more than 22 languages and presented in more than 100 cities, Rent gets a new Brazilian production with presentations on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. How do you count one year of your life? The winner of the 4 Tony Awards (Best Musical, Best Song, Best Original Score and Best Supporting Actor), Rent tells a year in the lives of eight young people who have to face the adventures and misadventures of their loves, friendships, conflicts, financial problems, sexuality and the struggle with human finitude. More than a musical, Rent is a chain of love! (more...)

BWW Review: Innovative INTO THE WOODS Examines 'Happily Ever After' at Connor Palace
by Roy Berko - Jan 16, 2017

Contemporary musical theater and jazz, are two major contributions to the arts of the world that have come from the United States. Originally filled with escapist reviews and song and dance shows, with no story or purpose other than to entertain, the American musical has evolved into a format to tell tales of importance (HAMILTON), highlight sociological and societal changes (HAIR) and make pleas for understanding (Rent). (more...)

3-D Theatricals' ONCE ON THIS ISLAND to Sail to Redondo Beach and Cerritos PAC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

From the creators of Broadway's RAGTIME and SEUSSICAL, 3-D Theatricals will present the eight-time Tony nominated ONCE ON THIS ISLAND. (more...)

Carly Honfi to Join California Pops Orchestra for MAGICAL BROADWAY HITS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

California Pops Orchestra, the country's only all-request pops orchestra, begins the new year with 'Magical Broadway Hits' at Cupertino's Flint Center, featuring guest vocalist Carly Honfi. (more...)

Billy Porter of KINKY BOOTS Fame Marries Partner Adam Smith
by Julie Musbach - Jan 15, 2017

In an exclusive interview with People Magazine, Billy Porter announced his marriage to longtime partner Adam Smith. 'We're looking forward to understanding and learning how to share your life with somebody,' Porter was quoted. 'I'm really thrilled to figure out what that means - together, with my soul mate!' (more...)

13th Street Repertory Theatre Will Present NAIVE IN NYC: A CABARET
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2017

The show features New York's finest band of misfits, as they take you on the journey of the hundreds of millennials who relocate to New York daily. Featuring songs from Waitress, Spring Awakening, SMASH, Heathers, Rent and many more. The talented cast has been featured on National tours, Cruise lines, Paper Mill Playhouse, La Mirada Theatre and original cast recordings. I mean.... What else is there to do on a weeknight? So come and watch as we get you buzzed on laughter and FREE WINE. (more...)

Virginia Gay Leads CALAMITY JANE at Hayes Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2017

One Eyed Man Productions in association with Neglected Musicals and Hayes Theatre Co present Virginia Gay in CALAMITY JANE. Playing at Hayes Theatre Co from March 8, the full cast of CALAMITY JANE has been announced.  (more...)

GableStage To Premiere Pulitzer Prize Winning Play BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2017

JANUARY 21 THRU FEBRUARY 19 GABLESTAGE at the Biltmore presents the Southeastern Premiere of The Winner of the 2015 PULITZER PRIZE FOR DRAMA and 2015 New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Play 2015 Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Play 2015 Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding New Off-Broadway Play 2015 Off Broadway Alliance Award for Best New Play BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY by Stephen Adly Guirgis (more...)

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