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VIDEO: Watch Michael Cerveris & Cast of FUN HOME Appear on 'The View'VIDEO: Watch Michael Cerveris & Cast of FUN HOME Appear on 'The View'
by Caryn Robbins - May 29, 2015

The cast of Broadway's Tony-nominated musical FUN HOME stopped by The View on ABC (more...)

BWW TV: Come to the FUN HOME at Stars in the Alley!BWW TV: Come to the FUN HOME at Stars in the Alley!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 29, 2015

STARS IN THE ALLEY, presented by United Airlines, was held earlier this week in Shubert Alley, between Broadway and 8th Avenue and 44th and 45th Streets. Hosted by HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH's Darren Criss, Broadway's best turned out for the annual performance - including some of the pint-sized cast of Fun Home, who performed 'Come to the Fun Home'- check it out below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Judy Kuhn & Jeanine Tesori Celebrate POCAHONTAS with Performance of 'Colors of the Wind'STAGE TUBE: Judy Kuhn & Jeanine Tesori Celebrate POCAHONTAS with Performance of 'Colors of the Wind'
by Stage Tube - May 29, 2015

FUN HOME's Judy Kuhn and Jeanine Tesori recently partnered for a new performance video of 'Colors of the Wind' from Disney's POCAHONTUAS (which Kuhn lent her singing voice to,) in order celebrate the film's 20th anniversary. Check out the video featuring a few new takes on the song below! (more...)

Libby Whittemore Returns to Actor's Express for Final Concert of 2014-15 SeasonLibby Whittemore Returns to Actor's Express for Final Concert of 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

Atlanta cabaret legend Libby Whittemore returns to Actor's Express for her final concert of the 2014-2015 season with a salute to one of the most musically varied decades in recent history, the 1970s. The evening will include selections from rock to disco including songs by Karen Carpenter, Elton John, The BeeGees, Linda Ronstadt, Roberta Flack, Chicago, Three Dog Night, Cher, The Eagles, The Doobie Brothers, Jim Croce, The Spinners and The Beatles. Currently in her sixth year of Libby's at the Express, Whittemore enchants audiences with her beautiful voice and one-of-a-kind showmanship. Performances are June 18-21 at 7:30 PM. Tickets are $40 and may be purchased at actors-express.com or by calling 404.607.7469. (more...)

Broadway's FUN HOME Now on Sale Through January 3Broadway's FUN HOME Now on Sale Through January 3
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

Producers Fox Theatricals (Kristin Caskey, Mike Isaacson) and Barbara Whitman are pleased to announce that tickets for Fun Home, the Award-winning American musical based on Alison Bechdel's graphic novel of the same name, are now on sale through January 3, 2016. (more...)

Grammy Winner Melissa Manchester Coming to Feinstein's at the Nikko, 7/10-11Grammy Winner Melissa Manchester Coming to Feinstein's at the Nikko, 7/10-11
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

Feinstein's at the Nikko will welcome Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter and actress, Melissa Manchester, for two performances only - Friday, July 10 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, July 11 (7 p.m.). Manchester will perform songs off her acclaimed new album, 'You Gotta Love the Life,' as well as some of her greatest hits. (more...)

The Bechdels Will Hit the Road! Tony Nominated Director Sam Gold to Restage FUN HOME for National TourThe Bechdels Will Hit the Road! Tony Nominated Director Sam Gold to Restage FUN HOME for National Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

Producers Fox Theatricals (Kristin Caskey, Mike Isaacson) and Barbara Whitman have announced that the coast-to-coast North American Tour of Fun Home, the twelve-time Tony Award nominated American musical based on Alison Bechdel's graphic novel of the same name, will begin in the 2016 - 2017 Season. (more...)

Jason Graae to Perform at Encompass New Opera Theatre's 2015 Gala, 6/29Jason Graae to Perform at Encompass New Opera Theatre's 2015 Gala, 6/29
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

Nancy Rhodes, artistic director of Encompass New Opera Theatre, announced today that cabaret and Broadway star Jason Graae will be the featured performer at the Encompass Jazz Cabaret Gala in Manhattan on June 29th, 2015.  (more...)

National Black Theatre to Celebrate 47th Anniversary at TEER Spirit Awards Gala Next MonthNational Black Theatre to Celebrate 47th Anniversary at TEER Spirit Awards Gala Next Month
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

Dr. Barbara Ann Teer's National Black Theatre (NBT) will celebrate 47 years of keeping soul alive in Harlem with the eighth annual TEER Spirit Awards Gala on Thursday, June 18. (more...)

C3 Energy Announces Fiscal Year 2015 ResultsC3 Energy Announces Fiscal Year 2015 Results
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

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Photo Coverage: Meet the 2015 Tony Award Winners, Part 3 - Kelli O'Hara, Michael Cerveris, FUN HOME Team and More!Photo Coverage: Meet the 2015 Tony Award Winners, Part 3 - Kelli O'Hara, Michael Cerveris, FUN HOME Team and More!
by Walter McBride - Jun 8, 2015

Below, BroadwayWorld has more shots from the winners' room, including THE KING AND I's Kelli O'Hara, Michael Cerveris, plus the team from FUN HOME and More! (more...)

BWW Interviews: New Philharmonia to Feature World Renowned Jazz Guitarist JOHN PIZZARELLI in Gala PerformanceBWW Interviews: New Philharmonia to Feature World Renowned Jazz Guitarist JOHN PIZZARELLI in Gala Performance
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

On June 12 at 8PM, the New Philharmonia Orchestra will conclude its 20th Anniversary Season with a gala performance featuring the world-renowned jazz guitarist and singer John Pizzarelli in a program showcasing his signature style that sets the standard for stylish modern jazz.   (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway Partytime- Inside FUN HOME's Tonys After Party!Photo Coverage: Broadway Partytime- Inside FUN HOME's Tonys After Party!
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Jun 8, 2015

THE 69TH ANNUAL TONY? AWARDS, aired live from Radio City Music Hall, last night Sunday, June 7 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. The fun didn't stop after the cermony though, as most of Broadway continued the celebration long into the night. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the Fun Home party, winner of Best Musical, below! (more...)

FUN HOME Wins 2015 Tony Award for Best MusicalFUN HOME Wins 2015 Tony Award for Best Musical
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2015

FUN HOME has won the 2015 Tony Award for Best Musical.  (more...)

FUN HOME's Sam Gold Wins Tony for Best Direction MusicalFUN HOME's Sam Gold Wins Tony for Best Direction Musical
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2015

Sam Gold has won the 2015 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical for FUN HOME.  (more...)

FUN HOME's Lisa Kron and Jeanine Tesori Win Tony for Best Original ScoreFUN HOME's Lisa Kron and Jeanine Tesori Win Tony for Best Original Score
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2015

Lisa Kron (Lyrics) and Jeanine Tesori (Score) have won the 2015 Tony Award for Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) written for the theatre for FUN HOME. (more...)

FUN HOME's Lisa Kron & Jeanine Tesori Make History as First Female Pair to Win Best Score of a MusicalFUN HOME's Lisa Kron & Jeanine Tesori Make History as First Female Pair to Win Best Score of a Musical
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 7, 2015

With the 69th annual Tony Awards in full swing, FUN HOME continues its groundbreaking work on Broadway. (more...)

New York Philharmonic Announces 50th Anniversary 'Share the Stage' Concerts in the ParksNew York Philharmonic Announces 50th Anniversary 'Share the Stage' Concerts in the Parks
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

As part of the New York Philharmonic's celebrations marking the 50th anniversary of its historic Concerts in the Parks, the Philharmonic will present Share the Stage in Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx, and Staten Island, inviting local musicians to perform on the stage in their home boroughs before the Orchestra's performances. (more...)

Roberta E. Bassin to Appear in TNT's MAJOR CRIMES Season OpenerRoberta E. Bassin to Appear in TNT's MAJOR CRIMES Season Opener
by TV News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

Accomplished actress Roberta E. Bassin, known for her work in the cult classic “Barfly” and Clint Eastwood's acclaimed “J. Edgar,” will appear in TNT's hit procedural, “Major Crimes” for its season opener, at 9 p.m.,Monday, June 8. (more...)

VIDEO: CBS Goes Behind-the-Scenes of Broadway's FUN HOME!VIDEO: CBS Goes Behind-the-Scenes of Broadway's FUN HOME!
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 4, 2015

CBS's Jamie Wax sat down with Bechdel and the stars of the show ahead of Sunday night's Tony Awards. (more...)

Jason Graae to Headline Encompass Grand Cabaret Gala, 6/29Jason Graae to Headline Encompass Grand Cabaret Gala, 6/29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

Join Encompass for this spectacular one night only benefit event in a unique Tribeca penthouse with a grand outdoor terrace featuring panoramic NYC views, to take place at 66 Leonard Street, New York, NY 10013 (between Church Street & Broadway) in the penthouse of Mr. Chip Seelig. In addition to an evening of great entertainment, guests can also expect savory hors d'oeuvres and enjoy wines from Mr. Seelig's private collection. (more...)

BWW's 'Brush Up On Your Tony Nominees' Guide: Best MusicalBWW's 'Brush Up On Your Tony Nominees' Guide: Best Musical
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 4, 2015

Leading up to Broadway's biggest night, the 2015 TONY AWARDS, BWW will be bringing you an overview of this year's nominees in the top categories. Next up, the nominees for Best Musical. (more...)

FUN HOME Broadway Cast Recording Hits No. 1 on Billboard Albums ChartFUN HOME Broadway Cast Recording Hits No. 1 on Billboard Albums Chart
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2015

Fun Home, the Award-winning new musical that began previews on Broadway on March 27, announced today that the updated and expanded Broadway version of the cast recording has reached #1 on the Billboard Cast Album Chart. The album, produced by PS Classics, now features Emily Skeggs, who took over the role of Medium Alison during the show's original Off-Broadway run and is re-creating the role on Broadway, and includes new material written for the Broadway production, as well as additional material not included on the original recording. With music by five-time Tony Award nominee Jeanine Tesori, a book and lyrics by three-time Tony Award nominee Lisa Kron and direction by Tony Award nominee Sam Gold, Fun Home began previews March 27, 2015 and opened to rave reviews at the Circle in the Square Theatre (235 West 50th Street) on Sunday, April 19, 2015. (more...)

TONY FEVER! Parte 3: i Tony Awards 2015 e i candidati a 'miglior musical'TONY FEVER! Parte 3: i Tony Awards 2015 e i candidati a 'miglior musical'
by Valeria Venturelli - Jun 3, 2015

Abbiamo gia visto i candidati a miglior attrice ed attore protagonista,e anche quelli a miglior attrice ed attore non protagonista.  Eccoci dunque a IL PREMIO che tutti stiamo aspettando: MIGLIOR MUSICAL! (more...)

Andrea Rosen Gallery Presents Dialogue Between Gloria Sutton and the Estate of Stan VanDerBeek Moderated by New Museum Curator Lauren CornellAndrea Rosen Gallery Presents Dialogue Between Gloria Sutton and the Estate of Stan VanDerBeek Moderated by New Museum Curator Lauren Cornell
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2015

Join us this Wednesday, June 3rd for an intimate dialogue between art historian, Gloria Sutton and the VanDerBeek Estate, upheld by Sara and Johannes VanDerBeek and Chelsea Spengemann. The conversation will be moderated by New Museum curator Lauren Cornell. In honor of Gloria Sutton's recent publication The Experience Machine, a book signing will follow the discussion, and brief Q&A. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Illustrates- FUN HOME!BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Illustrates- FUN HOME!
by Ken Fallin - Jun 26, 2015

Earlier this week, BroadwayWorld announced a new partnership with renowned caricature artist Ken Fallin, a life-long theater enthusiast, who has drawn many Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. Fallin previously drew for BroadwayWorld and our readers have long wanted his return, so it is with great pleasure that we welcome him back! Be sure to check back week for more of Ken's exclusive art. Below, check out his illustration of Michael Cerveris, Judy Kuhn, Sydney Lucas, Emily Skeggs, and Beth Malone in Fun Home! (more...)

World Premiere of BalletNow Set for Music CenterWorld Premiere of BalletNow Set for Music Center
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

Heightening its role as a powerful commissioning force, Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center - The Music Center's acclaimed dance series - is introducing an exciting new chapter in dance with the world premiere of BalletNow, an original three-performance program for which American Ballet Theatre Principals Roberto Bolle and Herman Cornejo are serving as artistic directors. Bolle and Cornejo have formed an international ensemble of 18 major dancers from 12 foreign countries for three distinctive performances, with many of the dancers performing at The Music Center and in Southern California for the first time. (more...)

Gospel Hall of Famer Richard Smallwood to Release  2-Disc Album Anthology LiveGospel Hall of Famer Richard Smallwood to Release 2-Disc Album Anthology Live
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2015

Legendary Gospel Hall of Fame inductee and multiple Grammy-nominated singer/composer/and arranger, Richard Smallwood is set to release his 15th album ANTHOLOGY LIVE (more...)

National Music Council to Honor Kris Kristofferson & MoreNational Music Council to Honor Kris Kristofferson & More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2015

The National Music Council will continue its 75th Anniversary Celebrations by bringing its Annual American Eagle Awards presentation to Nashville, Tennessee (more...)

FUN HOME Broadway Cast Recording Reclaims Top Spot on Billboard ChartFUN HOME Broadway Cast Recording Reclaims Top Spot on Billboard Chart
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

In its first full week of sales following the Tony Awards, PS Classics' updated recording of Fun Home, the 2015 Tony Award-winning Best Musical, doubled the previous weeks' figures (more...)

Judy Collins & More Added to This Summer's Lincoln Center Out of Doors FestivalJudy Collins & More Added to This Summer's Lincoln Center Out of Doors Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2015

Lincoln Center Out of Doors one of the country's longest-running, free, summer outdoor festivals opens its 45th season on July 22, 2015. A range of concerts, dance performances, family events, related film screenings, talks, and an exhibition will be presented across three weeks, from July 22 - August 9. (more...)


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PHOTO: Six-Year-Old Theater Critic Iain Pays Tribute to Tony Award Winner Michael CerverisPHOTO: Six-Year-Old Theater Critic Iain Pays Tribute to Tony Award Winner Michael Cerveris
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

Six-year-old theatre critic Iain Armitage took to Twitter to honor FUN HOME star and 2015 Tony Award winner Michael Cerveris. (more...)

Dress Circle Publishing to Release Ruby Preston's STARSTRUCK with TV Development DealDress Circle Publishing to Release Ruby Preston's STARSTRUCK with TV Development Deal
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

DRESS CIRCLE PUBLISHING will release STARSTRUCK, the third new novel by Ruby Preston, on Tuesday, July 14. Ms. Preston's series - Starstruck follows Showbiz and Staged - is being developed into a series by production company Excelsior Entertainment, featuring Swedish television and music star Julia Sundstrom Sandstrom. In 2016, Sandstrom will appear opposite Al Pacino and Anthony Hopkins in the feature film Beyond Deceit. To pre-order the book Starstruck, please visit www.dresscirclepublishing.com (more...)

VIDEO: Composer Jeanine Tesori Gives Thanks for Tony Wins at FUN HOME Curtain CallVIDEO: Composer Jeanine Tesori Gives Thanks for Tony Wins at FUN HOME Curtain Call
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 10, 2015

Last night, the cast of FUN HOME took their curtain call for the first time since winning five Tony Awards, including BEST MUSICAL. (more...)

Loose Chicks Return to Uncharted Books, 6/12Loose Chicks Return to Uncharted Books, 6/12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2015

The Loose Chicks invite guests to a compelling performance June 12 at 7:15 p.m. Loose Chicks, led by Jillian Erickson and Roberta Miles, is a collection of courageous women who share experiences that most women keep to themselves. The event, which will be held at Uncharted Books, 2620 N Milwaukee Ave., features six exceptional writers and performers who allow themselves to be vulnerable as they share with uncommon honesty.   (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for July 8th, 2015'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for July 8th, 2015
by Paul W. Thompson - Jul 9, 2015

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. 'Beaches,' 'Kinky Boots' and 'Gotta Dance' show how a pre-Broadway tryout is done, while 'Fancy Nancy,' 'The Little Mermaid' and 'Pinocchio' go for a younger demographic. Meanwhile, Ravinia, Grant Park and Three Oaks (MI) do summer concerts, and The Music Theatre Company announces its own surprise demise. (more...)

SciQuest Announces Date for Second Quarter ResultsSciQuest Announces Date for Second Quarter Results
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2015

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BWW Interviews: Grammy-Winning Singer/Songwriter Melissa Manchester Comes to Feinstein's This WeekendBWW Interviews: Grammy-Winning Singer/Songwriter Melissa Manchester Comes to Feinstein's This Weekend
by Linda Hodges - Jul 8, 2015

FEINSTEIN'S AT THE NIKKO WELCOMES GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING SINGER, SONGWRITER MELISSA MANCHESTER, FOR TWO PERFORMANCES ONLY JULY 10 & 11, 2015! (more...)

Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre to Present Summer Cabaret MUSIC FROM THE MOVIES, 7/23Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre to Present Summer Cabaret MUSIC FROM THE MOVIES, 7/23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2015

Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, professional Theatre in Residence at Oakes Center in Summit presents the summer cabaret Music from the Movies on Thursday, July 23 at 7 pm at the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey. (more...)

Roberta Flack & Peabo Bryson Coming to Playhouse Square, 10/30Roberta Flack & Peabo Bryson Coming to Playhouse Square, 10/30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2015

Youth Opportunities Unlimited (Y.O.U.), Northeast Ohio's leader in empowering youth through academic and workforce development programs, presents a benefit concert event with GRAMMY- award winning singers Roberta FLACK and PEABO BRYSON.  An Evening with Roberta Flack and Peabo Bryson will be performed Friday, October 30 at 7:30 p.m., at Playhouse Square's State Theatre.  Tickets go on sale Fri. July 10 at 11 am., priced at $125; $100; $80; $70 & $50 and available at playhousesquare.org, 216-241-6000 or the Ticket Office. (more...)

America Ferrera & More Set for 2015 Theatre Lab at Sundance ResortAmerica Ferrera & More Set for 2015 Theatre Lab at Sundance Resort
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2015

Sundance Institute today announced the acting company and creative advisors that are participating in its 2015 Theatre Lab, which kicked off yesterday and runs through July 26 at the Sundance Resort in Utah. Under the supervision of Artistic Director Philip Himberg and Producing Director Christopher Hibma, the Lab is the centerpiece of the Institute's year-round work with the theatre community and is one of 24 residency Labs the Institute hosts each year for independent artists in theatre, film, new media and episodic content. (more...)

Combating Three Major Chronic Diseases in Central and South-East Asia With Medical EducationCombating Three Major Chronic Diseases in Central and South-East Asia With Medical Education
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2015

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Combating Three Major Chronic Diseases in Latin America With Medical EducationCombating Three Major Chronic Diseases in Latin America With Medical Education
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2015

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Photo Flash: Embracing the Silence! FUN HOME Cast Joins NOH8 CampaignPhoto Flash: Embracing the Silence! FUN HOME Cast Joins NOH8 Campaign
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2015

The cast of FUN HOME just unveiled a beautiful NOH8 cast shot on Instagram, and we can't stop marveling at how amazing they look. Check it out below! (more...)

Tony-Winning FUN HOME Cast to Be First Broadway Musical to Perform on NBC's 'Late Night', 7/29Tony-Winning FUN HOME Cast to Be First Broadway Musical to Perform on NBC's 'Late Night', 7/29
by TV News Desk - Jul 22, 2015

Fun Home, the groundbreaking and Tony Award-winning Best Musical, will make history again when it becomes first Broadway show to perform on 'Late Night with Seth Meyers,' (more...)

Pacific Northwest Ballet Announces Full Schedule for Upcoming SeasonPacific Northwest Ballet Announces Full Schedule for Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2015

43rd season to feature the return of audience favorites Emergence, Roméo et Juliette, and Coppélia. Other highlights include works by Christopher Wheeldon, Jerome Robbins, and Twyla Tharp, and PNB premieres by Alejandro Cerrudo, Jessica Lang and Justin Peck. The line-up also includes the PNB premiere of George Balanchine's The Nutcracker, featuring new scenic and costume designs by Ian Falconer. September 2015 – June 2016 Marion Oliver McCaw Hall 321 Mercer Street, Seattle Center Seattle, Washington (more...)

Holland Taylor to Reprise Role in ANN at ZACH TheatreHolland Taylor to Reprise Role in ANN at ZACH Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2015

ZACH Theatre announces that Emmy-winning actress HOLLAND TAYLOR will reprise her role as Ann Richards in her hit Broadway play ANN at ZACH Theatre April 6 - May 15, 2016 in the Topfer Theatre, under the direction of BENJAMIN ENDSLEY KLEIN. (more...)

Roberta Pereira Named New Producing Director of The Playwrights RealmRoberta Pereira Named New Producing Director of The Playwrights Realm
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2015

The Playwrights Realm Artistic Director Katherine Kovner has announced that Roberta Pereira has been named the company's new Producing Director. (more...)

Theatre Nova's 'JIHAD JONES' Opens 7/24Theatre Nova's 'JIHAD JONES' Opens 7/24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2015

Theatre Nova will follow its critically acclaimed GROUNDED with the Midwest Premiere of Yussef El Guindi's edgy comedy JIHAD JONES AND THE KALASHNIKOV BABES, replacing the spot initially reserved for IRRATIONAL. The show runs July 24 - August 16 at the Yellow Barn in Ann Arbor. (more...)

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