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Lyricist David Zippel Departs Fierstein's MRS. DOUBTFIRE Stage Musical?
by TV News Desk - Sep 9, 2015

Today Page Six of the The New York Post reports hat the in-development production has hit a snafu. (more...)

John Wesley Shipp in TWELVE ANGRY MEN Opens Tonight at Judson Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

 Tonight is Opening Night for Twelve Angry Men at Judson Theatre Company (Morgan Sills, Executive Producer and Daniel Haley, Artistic Director). Two-time Emmy winning Broadway and Television star John Wesley Shipp,currently on the CW's The Flash, plays the iconic role of Juror #8. Twelve Angry Men opens tonight at 7:00 pm and runs through Sunday, September 25 at Owens Auditorium on the campus of Sandhills Community College, located at 3395 Airport Road in Pinehurst. (more...)

Harvey Fierstein to Rework Book for Sheridan Smith-Led UK FUNNY GIRL Revival
by Jessica Khan - Sep 17, 2015

FUNNY GIRL is getting a bit of a makeover! According to Daily Mail columnist Baz Bamigboye, KINKY BOOTS book writer Harvey Fierstein will rework the book for the upcoming (and already sold-out) London revival of Funny Girl, starring Sheridan Smith. (more...)

Harvey Fierstein's CASA VALENTINA Makes European Premiere at Southwark Playhouse Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2015

Director Luke Sheppard helms Harvey Fierstein's CASA VALENTINA, with previews from tonight 10 September, an opening slated for 16 September and a run through 10 October 2015 at Southwark Playhouse. (more...)

epi24 Survey: Millennial Women Embrace Sex-Positive Attitudes
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2015

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Unofficial Safe Sex Emoji Launched to Mark World AIDS Day
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

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World's Top Adult Social Network Site, xHamster Surpasses 10,000,000 Members Worldwide
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2015

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LifeStyles' Condoms Introduces 'Sexting' Emoji Keyboard
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2015

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Harvey Fierstein & Jerry Mitchell Talk NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Reveal Details on Lake, Winokur Cameos!
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 21, 2016

Today, BWW participated in a media conference call with HAIRSPRAY LIVE's playwright and actor Harvey Fierstein and choreographer Jerry Mitchell.  (more...)

Movember 2015 brings you the Sexy Men of Technology Calendar
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2015

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Durex Calls for the Creation of the World's First Official Safe Sex Emojis
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2015

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Durex Calls for the Creation of the World's First Official Safe Sex Emojis
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2015

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Trojan and MTV's 'It's Your (Sex) Life' Extend the Condom Conversation with New Video Series
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2015

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Nominees Announced for 28th Annual West Australian Screen Awards
by Marianka Swain - May 31, 2016

FTI announced the successful 2016 nominees for the 28th Annual West Australian Screen Awards (WASAs) at an event held on Monday 30 May 2016 at The Standard bar in Northbridge. (more...)

Everybody Say Yeah! New KINKY BOOTS West End Cast Recording To Be Released!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2016

Kinky Boots, Broadway's huge-hearted, high-heeled hit, today announces the release of the West End cast recording on Sony Masterworks. The album was recorded live with the current West End cast at the Adelphi Theatre and is available to buy from Friday 1 April 2016 and pre-order on Friday 11 March 2016.  (more...)

The Ringwald Announces Special Staged Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

The Ringwald Theatre is bringing to its stage a series of staged readings exploring the AIDS crisis, as seen by Broadway playwrights at the time. Talkbacks with each creative team will follow each performance. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief June 6th, 2017 - ANIMAL Opens at the Atlantic and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jun 6, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: ANIMAL, starring Rebecca Hall, opens tonight Off-Broadway! (more...)

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for June 6, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 6, 2017

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI! It's Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - and we know what you're thinking: Where the hell was my favorite early morning theater news and gossip yesterday? Unfortunately, due to circumstances beyond our control, we were unable to raise ourselves up from the bed and make our way to our desk in order to start writing. After a particularly challenging weekend, we were a bit under the weather and, truth be told, exhausted. We offer our abject apologies and request your indulgences, although we were just as disappointed as we hope you were because we were unable to live life dramatically with any sense of style on Monday. (more...)

Do STD Infections Have Anything to Do with How Many Sex Partners You Have Had?
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

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Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - Harvey Fierstein, Sam Shepard and More Featured in La MaMa's New Digital Collections
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

The Archives of La MaMa just launched La MaMa's Digital Collections Website (catalog.lamama.org). Its development was made possible by a generous 'hidden archival collections' grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources. The site, which premieres on June 27, 2016 as part of La MaMa's 55th anniversary season, is freely available for use by artists, scholars, educators, and the interested public. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the collection! (more...)

Harvey Fierstein on Gay Marriage Decision: 'Idiots Like Bill Maher' Don't Understand Why the Arts Matter
by Jessica Showers - Jun 26, 2015

KINKY BOOTS book writer and Broadway star Harvey Fierstein penned a guest column for The Hollywood Reporter following today's Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage. He credits the arts for introducing society to the values and ideas that made this morning's ruling possible. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Harvey Fierstein Addresses LGBT Community at Trailblazer Honors in Wake of Orlando Shooting
by Stage Tube - Jun 25, 2016

Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein was recently honored at the 3rd Annual Logo Trailblazer Honors. In his acceptance speech, Fierstein took the opportunity to speak to the LGBT community in the wake of the Orlando shooting, telling the community to 'put your arms around each other' and reinforcing that the community is 'surrounded' with love and acceptance. Watch his full speech below. (more...)

xHamster Announces Sponsorship of WIVA WRESTLING
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2016

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xHamster Announces Sponsorship of WIVA WRESTLING
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2016

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VIDEO: School Fundraiser! Watch Highlights - BROADWAY BARES: STRIP U Raises Over $1.5M for BC/EFA!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

A spirited audience of thousands went back to campus with stripped-down collegians who offered a sexy lacrosse scrimmage, a Pavlovian psychology experiment, a pumped-up pep rally and a fierce feminist studies class at Broadway Bares: Strip U, this year's edition of the annual highly choreographed, highly produced striptease spectacular. Produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, Broadway Bares: Strip U raised $1,568,114 in two performances on June 18, 2017, at New York City's Hammerstein Ballroom. Click below to watch highlights from the show! (more...)

Winners Announced for 28th Annual WEST AUSTRALIAN SCREEN AWARDS
by Movies News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

Over 500 filmmakers, celebrities, media and screen industry representatives turned out to celebrate the very best in Western Australian screen production at the 28th Annual WEST AUSTRALIAN SCREEN AWARDS, hosted by comedian Rhys Nicholson (more...)

Glow Introduces Ruby, a Health and Sex App
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

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Glow Introduces Ruby, a Health and Sex App
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

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Only For Now? You Wish! AVENUE Q to Mark 13th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

If ever a show has become part of the 'fabric' of New York and pop culture, it is the Tony Award-winning musical Avenue Q -- with its colorful cast of humans and puppets. The ground-breaking musical hits a new landmark this summer when it celebrates its 13th anniversary on Sunday, July 31, 2013 at New World Stages (340 W. 50 St.) in New York City. (more...)

ProfNet Experts Available on Pokemon Go, Sexual Behavior
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

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Disney's NEWSIES, Starring Joey Barreiro and Daniel Quadrino, to Sell Papes at Pittsburgh CLO Soon
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Pittsburgh CLO will produce Disney's NEWSIES for the first time, July 18-23 at the Benedum Center. Inspired by the Newsboy Strike of 1899 and based on the cult-hit Disney film, NEWSIES tells a tale of strife and triumph with Tony Award-winning music, daring choreography and a touch of New York City grit. (more...)

NOBODY'S DIED LAUGHING: A JOURNEY WITH PIETER-DIRK UYS Hits Cinemas from 29 July
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

kykNET films and Vry Films in association with Lion's Head Productions and Who Projects are proud to announce the release of NOBODY'S DIED LAUGHING: A JOURNEY WITH PIETER-DIRK   UYS , a theatrical-action-documentary that celebrates the life and work of performing artist and activist Pieter-Dirk Uys. (more...)

Harvey Fierstein Talks Impact of Gay TV & Theater Characters: 'Visibility Is Everything'
by TV News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein shares his thoughts on the positive impact that lovable, gay characters in both television and theater have had on gay rights. (more...)

Judson Theatre Company Sets ON GOLDEN POND and TWELVE ANGRY MEN Casts
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

Judson Theatre Company (Morgan Sills, Executive Producer and Daniel Haley, Artistic Director) has announced the stars of their Fifth Anniversary Season: John Davidson in On Golden Pond and John Wesley Shipp in Twelve Angry Men. On Golden Pond opens Thursday, March 24, 2016 at 7:00 pm and runs through Sunday, March 27. Twelve Angry Men opens Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 7:00 pm and runs through Sunday, September 25. Judson Theatre Company performs exclusively at Owens Auditorium, located at 3395 Airport Road in Pinehurst. (more...)

Tony Nominee Stephen Bogardus Joins Feinstein's/54 Below's Christopher Guest Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below has added Tony nominee Stephen Bogardus to From Guffman to Spinal Tap: 54 Sings Christopher Guest Movies, which celebrates Christopher Guest's  thirty plus years in filmmaking, on Sunday, January 22nd (7:00pm & 9:30 pm) at Feinstein's/54 Below. (more...)

Legendary Actress Mary Tyler Moore Reportedly in 'Grave Condition'
by TV News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

Beloved actress Mary Tyler Moore is reportedly in 'grave condition' at a Connecticut hospital. Close family sources tell the site that her condition is very grim and that family members are arriving at the hospital to say goodbye. (more...)

Television Icon Mary Tyler Moore Has Passed Away at Age 80
by Alan Henry - Jan 25, 2017

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report the passing of Mary Tyler Moore - best known as a television icon for The Mary Tyler Moore Show. (more...)

AHF Applauds Tinder's Decision to Add Health Safety Section Including Healthvana's STD Testing Locator
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

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DRIVING MISS DAISY to Run 2/4-21 at Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center (FAC) FAC honors Black History Month with one of American theatre's most timeless and touching plays, Driving Miss Daisy, written by Alfred Uhry and directed by Producing Artistic Director, Scott RC Levy. In performance from February 4?21. With humor and heartfelt emotion, Uhry's Pulitzer Prize?winning play poignantly explores the transformative power of true friendship. (more...)

Sex-Positive community building social network, Sexlog, now available in the USA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

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Morgan Fairchild & Anne-Marie Johnson Honored as 2016 Ralph Morgan Award Recipients
by TV News Desk - Feb 22, 2016

SAG-AFTRA has named performers Morgan Fairchild and Anne-Marie Johnson as the recipients of the 2016 Ralph Morgan Award, the SAG-AFTRA Los Angeles Local's highest honor. (more...)

xHamster Announces Sponsorship of Promosport Racing in Season 2016
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2016

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Tickets Go on Sale Today for KINKY BOOTS in Melbourne
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2016

Prepare to get Kinky! Tickets for the Australian season of feel-good, multi award-winning musical KINKY BOOTS go on sale today 18 February 2016. (more...)

Tickets to Go on Sale Tomorrow for KINKY BOOTS in Melbourne
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2016

Prepare to get Kinky! Tickets for the Australian season of feel-good, multi award-winning musical KINKY BOOTS go on sale tomorrow, Thursday 18 February 2016. (more...)

Moises Kaufman Will Helm Revival of Harvey Fierstein's TORCH SONG with Michael Urie This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Second Stage Theatre has announced that it will present the 35th Anniversary Production of Harvey Fierstein's modern classic, TORCH SONG, directed by Moises Kaufman, this fall at Second Stage's Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd street). (more...)

HIV Prevention Treatment Gaining Momentum: Treato Finds Approval of Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Is Growing Online Within Communities At-Risk for HIV
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

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HIV Prevention Treatment Gaining Momentum: Treato Finds Approval of Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Is Growing Online Within Communities At-Risk for HIV
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

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HIV Prevention Treatment Gaining Momentum: Treato Finds Approval of Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Is Growing Online Within Communities At-Risk for HIV
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

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Full Cast Announced for Harvey Fierstein's CASA VALENTINA at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

Director Luke Sheppard today announces the full company for Harvey Fierstein's Casa Valentina. Sheppard directs Tamsin Carroll (Rita), Ben Deery (Miranda), Charlie Hayes (Eleanor), Bruce Montague (Terry), Robert Morgan (Amy), Matt Rixon (Bessie), Ashley Robinson (Gloria), Gareth Snook (Charlotte) and Edward Wolstenholme (Valentina). The production opens on 16 September, with previews from 10 September, and runs until 10 October. (more...)

Australian Mobile Telecommunications Industry Study Examines Impact of Adult Services For LGBT and Heterosexual Adults on Carriage Service Providers, Reports Telecommunic
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

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