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Berkshire Theatre Group's Off-Broadway Transfer of FIORELLO! Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

BTG's exciting revival is the first ever full-scale New York City and Off-Broadway revival of the hit musical. Previews of Fiorello! will began Sunday, September 4, at East 13th Street Theater (136 East 13th Street, between 3rd and 4th Avenues), with opening night being held tonihgt, September 9, 2016. (more...)

Berkshire Theatre Group's FIORELLO! Will Be Musical's First Full-Scale Off-Broadway Revival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG) has just announced its sold-out production of Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical Fiorello! will transfer to Off-Broadway's East 13th Street Theater (136 East 13th Street, between 3rd and 4th Avenues), home of Classic Stage Company. (more...)

Garth Drabinsky Sets MADAME SOUSATZKA Musical For Broadway Return
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Deadline has reported that producer Garth Drabinsky's musical adaptation of the novel that inspired the 1988 Shirley MacLaine film, Madame Sousatzka, will arrive on Broadway next fall following an out-of-town tryout in Toronto this spring.  (more...)

Baryshnikov Arts Center Hosts Annual Fall Fete: Singer/Songwriter And Alumna Somi Performs
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) will host its annual benefit to support the Center's programs on Monday, September 26, 2016, in BAC's Jerome Robbins Theater and Howard Gilman Performance Space. The festive, intimate evening will raise funds for BAC through ticket purchases and a silent auction of visual art works. Proceeds will support BAC's artist-centered programs and help to maintain affordable ticket prices. (more...)

Talent Manager Association Announces Dates and Lifetime Achievement Honors for 2016 Heller Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

The 14th Annual Talent Managers Association (TMA) Heller Awards will once again be held in the iconic Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, home of the Golden Globes. The ceremony will take place on Thursday, November 10, 2016. Now in its fourteenth year, the awards recognize industry professionals in the areas of management, agent representation and casting. It is an opportunity for celebrities to honor those who have helped to guide and shape their careers. (more...)

WILD OATS, Starring Shirley MacLaine & Jessica Lange Coming to DVD, Digital HD and On Demand 10/4
by Movies News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Acclaimed director Andy Tennant's (Hitch, Sweet Home Alabama) refreshing and hilarious comedy WILD OATS arrives on DVD on October 4, 2016 from Anchor Bay Entertainment and on Digital HD and On Demand. (more...)

Shirley MacLaine, Eric McCormack to Star in New Hallmark Channel Holiday Film
by TV News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Hallmark Channel proudly announces the stellar cast of the new, original Hallmark Hall of Fame movie CHRISTMAS ANGEL IN TRAINING, including Emmy Award nominee Kristin Davis ('Sex In The City'), Emmy Award winner Eric McCormack ('Will & Grace'), and Academy Award-winning actress Shirley MacLaine (more...)

New Musical ON THE RAILS to Premiere This Fall Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

ALGONQUIN THEATER PRODUCTIONS and JASON HEWITT proudly present the world premiere of On the Rails, a new musical with book by Tony Sportiello (Second Chance, National Pastime), music and lyrics by Al Tapper (Sessions, An Evening at the Carlyle), arrangements and musical direction by David Wolfson, and directed by Misti B. Wills (In Search of Euphoria). (more...)

WILD OATS, Starring Shirley MacLaine & Jessica Lange Coming to DVD, Digital HD and On Demand Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

Acclaimed director Andy Tennant's (Hitch, Sweet Home Alabama) refreshing and hilarious comedy WILD OATS arrives on DVD on October 4, 2016 from Anchor Bay Entertainment and on Digital HD and On Demand. (more...)

Hannah Dunne to Star Opposite Molly Ringwald in TERMS OF ENDEARMENT Adaptation
by TV News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

'Mozart in the Jungle' star Hannah Dunne will make her New York stage debut opposite Molly Ringwald in the upcoming adaptation of TERMS OF ENDEARMENT.  (more...)

The Bravest Individuals: A Brief History of the Fabulous Females Who Have Taken on SWEET CHARITY
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 22, 2016

Timed to the 50th Anniversary of the classic musical, musical theatre fans are gearing up for an off-Broadway production of Dorothy Fields and Cy Coleman's, 'Sweet Charity'. (more...)

Nathan Lane Eyes New Musical Based on 1979 Award-Winning Film BEING THERE
by TV News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

Nathan Lane discusses his over 40 year-career in theater and reveals that he may come out of 'semiretirement from musicals' to work on a new production based on the 1979 Peter Sellers film BEING THERE. (more...)

Sharon Stone, Shirley Maclaine & More to Present Awards at 14TH ANNUAL HELLER AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

Film icons Sharon Stone and Shirley MacLaine, and The Walking Dead star Michael Rooker have been confirmed to present the Lifetime Achievement awards at the 14TH ANNUAL HELLER AWARDS. (more...)

Will Swenson and Beth Leavel to Lead Reading of BRAVE NEW WORLD: THE MUISCAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Following its recent critically acclaimed premier at the North Carolina Stage Company this past May, BNW DEVELOPMENTAL, LLC will present a private developmental reading of BRAVE NEW WORLD: THE MUSICAL in Midtown Manhattan early December 2016.    (more...)

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo to Return to New York City for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

Beloved around the world for their brilliant artistry and unparalleled comic-timing, the astounding Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, recently nominated for three UK National Dance Awards including a Stef Stefanou Award for Outstanding Company, will be presented by The Joyce Theater (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) for its bi-annual three-week engagement, the perfect holiday treat, from December 13 - 31, 2016. (more...)

PHOTO: GLEE Cast Reunites to Show Love for HEDWIG's Darren Criss!
by TV News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

Last night, the cast of FOX's musical dramedy GLEE came out in full force to show their support for fellow Gleek Darren Criss, currently starring in the title role of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre. (more...)

14th Annual Heller Award Winners Announced
by TV News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

Last evening, the Talent Managers Association (TMA) hosted the 14th Annual Heller Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. (more...)

Talent Manager Association Announces Dates and Lifetime Achievement Honors for 2016 Heller Awards
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

The 14th Annual Talent Managers Association (TMA) Heller Awards will once again be held in the iconic Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, home of the Golden Globes. The ceremony will take place on Today, November 10, 2016. Now in its fourteenth year, the awards recognize industry professionals in the areas of management, agent representation and casting. It is an opportunity for celebrities to honor those who have helped to guide and shape their careers. (more...)

VIDEO: Amanda Seyfried Talks New Film 'Fathers and Daughters' on TODAY
by - Jun 28, 2016

The actress stops by NBC's TODAY and shares that she was most thrilled to work with the legendary Shirley MacLaine on the movie. (more...)

Official: Burt Bacharach's PROMISES, PROMISES Returns to London in 2017
by Marianka Swain - Jun 24, 2016

PROMISES, PROMISES, the hit Broadway musical based on the multi Oscar-winning 1960 film The Apartment, with music by Burt Bacharach, lyrics by Hal David and book by Neil Simon, is to get its first London production since its 1969 West End premiere. (more...)

LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT's Jessica Lange Wins 2016 Tony Award for Best Lead Actress - Play
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2016

Jessica Lange has won the 2016 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play for her role as Mary Tyrone in Roundabout Theater's LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - July 9, 2016
by - Jul 9, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 9 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering John McMartin
by Walter McBride - Jul 8, 2016

As BroadwayWorld sadly reported yesterday, award-winning Broadway actor John McMartin has passed away at the age of 86. McMartin most recently appeared on Broadway in 2014's ALL THE WAY and the 2011 revival of ANYTHING GOES.  (more...)

Star of Stage and Screen, John McMartin Passes Away at 86
by TV News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

According to multiple reports, award-winning Broadway actor John McMartin has passed away at the age of 86. McMartin most recently appeared on Broadway in 2014's ALL THE WAY and the 2011 revival of ANYTHING GOES. (more...)

VIDEOS: Remembering John McMartin On Stage and Screen
by Michael Dale - Jul 7, 2016

Video highlights of the the charming and versatile star from Broadway, television and film. (more...)

Photo Special: Seven With Sutton Foster - YOUNGER Star on Capitol 4th and Finding SWEET CHARITY
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 3, 2016

"I feel like I'm interviewing the President," I say. "I know, right!?" Sutton Foster responds as we laugh, leaving the U.S. Capitol in a black SUV. There the two-time Tony winner and TV star has just finished rehearsing for the Capitol 4th concert that will air live tomorrow on PBS. (more...)

BWW Review: STEEL MAGNOLIAS at Theatre Raleigh
by Taryn Oesch - Jul 29, 2016

What better way to spend a hot summer night than seeing "Steel Magnolias" at Theatre Raleigh's Hot Summer Nights? Theatre Raleigh's summer series is beginning to wind down, but it's definitely not cooling off. July 27 was opening night of its production of "Steel Magnolias," the play by Robert Harling (more...)

Victoria Clark, Montego Glover and Tsidii Le Loka Take Part in Convicted Producer Garth Drabinsky's MADAME SOUSATZKA Workshop
by Jessica Khan - Jul 14, 2016

The New York Post writes that convicted forger and producer Garth Drabinsky is planning his next stage project. Rumor is Drabinsky, producing via entertainment company StageVentures, has booked Toronto's Elgin Theatre for a new musical based on the 1988 film MADAME SOUSATZKA, which he produced, starring Shirley MacLaine. (more...)

RUTHLESS! Celebrates One-Year Anniversary Off-Broadway Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

The Off-Broadway smash, Ruthless! The Musical, marked its one-year anniversary today (Wednesday). RUTHLESS! opened July 13, 2015. The company celebrated the big occasion in the best way possible - with the day off! (more...)

Carrie Fisher, Sarah Silverman and More Announced for 'Just For Laughs Festival', Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

The Just For Laughs Festival, presented by Videotron in association with Loto-Quebec, continues to roll out the biggest names in comedy as they add even more star power to the 80-plus shows already announced for Montreal this summer. (more...)

Exclusive: In Rehearsals With Drabinsky's SOUSATZKA - A Refugee Musical As Timely As Ever
by Alan Henry - Jan 31, 2017

Above the Elgin Theatre in Toronto on the 4th floor, magical things are happening. A company with 70 Tony Award nominations and 12 wins between them are gearing up to premiere a new musical, Sousatzka, based on the 1988 Shirley MacLaine film Madame Sousatzka. At the helm of the project, notorious theatre impresario Garth Drabinsky - who is making his comeback to 'artistic producing' following his convictions for fraud and forgery during his time as the head of Livent. Livent, of course, was once a division of Cineplex Odeon which produced the Sousatzka film before being bought out by Drabinsky and his then business partner Myron Gottlieb. (more...)

Columbus Native Returns to Perform with LES BALLETS TROCKADERO DE MONTE CARLO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

The world's foremost all-male comic ballet company, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo was founded in 1974 by a group of ballet enthusiasts for the purpose of presenting a playful, entertaining view of traditional, classical ballet in parody form and "en travesti" (males performing female roles). (more...)

Swing-Fueled Cast, Creative Team Complete for Broadway's BANDSTAND
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The producers of the new musical Bandstand, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton) and featuring music by Richard Oberacker and a book and lyrics by Robert Taylor and Richard Oberacker, have just announced compete casting and an award-winning design team. (more...)

Oprah Winfrey to Star in Lee-Daniels-Helmed Remake of TERMS OF ENDEARMENT
by Movies News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Lee Daniels is in discussions to helm a remake of the 1983 Oscar winning film TERMS OF ENDEARMENT from Paramount Pictures. Oprah Winfrey will reportedly star as overbearing mother Aurora Greenway. (more...)

Shirley MacLaine to Receive KCET Cinema Series Lumière Award
by TV News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

KCET announced today that legendary Academy Award® winning actress Shirley MacLaine (The Apartment, Terms of Endearment, The Turning Point) is set to receive the KCET Cinema Series Lumière Award at a special screening event for her new feature film THE LAST WORD (more...)

Halle Berry, Scarlett Johansson & More Join OSCARS Presenter's Lineup
by TV News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd today announced the second slate of presenters for the 89th Oscars® telecast. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Oscars will air live on Sunday, February 26, on the ABC Television Network. (more...)

Scoop: LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN 216 - 3/1 on CBS
by TV Scoop - Feb 16, 2017

Get all the scoop on LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN 216 - 3/1, airing on CBS (more...)

BWW Morning Brief February 1st, 2017 - KID VICTORY, James Corden and More!
by Jessica Khan - Feb 1, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Scroll down for the latest news, and click HERE to learn more about how we've revamped our morning brief for 2017! Want our morning reports delivered via email? Subscribe here! (more...)

PHOTO: Lea Michele, Jane Lynch & More Attend Wedding of GLEE Star Rebecca Tobin
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

On Saturday, December 3rd, GLEE star Jane Lynch officiated at the wedding of her cast mate Becca Tobin, who tied the knot with her boyfriend, Zach Martin in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. (more...)

MOONLIGHT Among Winners of 2016 LA Film Critics Awards; Full List!
by Movies News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

MOONLIGHT won for Best Picture of the Year, it was announced by Claudia Puig, President of the Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA). (more...)

Memoirs, Best-Selling Books and More by Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2016

Carrie Fisher, who passed away on December 27th, wrote several best-selling books, which were mostly semi-autobiographical in nature. Among those were: (more...)

How Debbie Reynolds Saved 'Old Hollywood'
by Alan Henry - Dec 28, 2016

Debbie Reynolds is, of course, most fondly remembered as a star of musicals on stage and screen - but Reynolds did much more for Hollywood beyond standing in front of its shining lights. She is responsible for saving many of the items we today consider priceless historical artifacts, including an iconic pair of Dorothy's ruby slippers. (more...)

Update: Debbie Reynolds Tweets Carrie Fisher in 'Stable Condition'; Thanks for Prayers
by BWW News Desk - Dec 25, 2016

A new tweet by her mother, Debbie Reynolds updates fans noting 'Carrie is in stable condition.If there is a change,we will share it. For all her fans & friends. I thank you for your prayers & good wishes.' (more...)

Update: Carrie Fisher in Stable Condition Following Heart Attack on Plane
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2016

According to multiple published sources and first reported by TMZ, Carrie Fisher has been rushed to the hospital after suffering a massive heart attack Friday afternoon on a flight from London to LAX. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Shirley MacLaine and Amanda Seyfried Star in New Dramedy THE LAST WORD
by Movies News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

Shirley MacLaine and Amanda Seyfried star in the new dramedy THE LAST WORD, hitting theaters on March 3rd. (more...)

New Musical ON THE RAILS to Premiere This Fall Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

ALGONQUIN THEATER PRODUCTIONS and JASON HEWITT proudly present the world premiere of On the Rails, a new musical with book by Tony Sportiello (Second Chance, National Pastime), music and lyrics by Al Tapper (Sessions, An Evening at the Carlyle), arrangements and musical direction by David Wolfson, and directed by Misti B. Wills (In Search of Euphoria). (more...)

Review Roundup: LA LA LAND Marks Return of the Movie Musical!
by Movies News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Academy Award nominee DAMIEN Chazelle's LA LA LAND opened the Venice Film Festival yesterday. Let's see what the critics have to say! (more...)

Berkshire Theatre Group's FIORELLO! Will Be Musical's First Full-Scale Off-Broadway Revival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG) has just announced its sold-out production of Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical Fiorello! will transfer to Off-Broadway's East 13th Street Theater (136 East 13th Street, between 3rd and 4th Avenues), home of Classic Stage Company. (more...)

Full Company Set for BTG's Off-Broadway Transfer of FIORELLO!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

Today, BTG is thrilled to announce the complete and final casting of this exciting revival - the first ever full-scale New York City and Off-Broadway revival of the hit musical! (more...)

LINDA CLIFFORD – LIVE IN CONCERT! Friday, August 26 at Unity in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

Unity in Chicago is pleased to present 1980's disco legend LINDA CLIFFORD - LIVE IN CONCERT! This one night only event will be held Friday, August 26, 2016 at Unity in Chicago, 1925 W. Thome Ave. in Chicago. The five-time Grammy nominee will perform an evening of hits including "If My Friends Could See Me Now," "Bridge Over Troubled Water," "Runaway Love," Fame's "Red Light" and other chart-toppers.  (more...)

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