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...)

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...)

Broadway AM Report, 5/6/2016 - HADESTOWN, MONTE CRISTO, Mother's Day and More!
by Jessica Khan - May 6, 2016

This weekend's big news: Seth MacFarlane launches 2016 at the Boston Pops, HADESTOWN starts previews at NYTW, Theater Talk highlights THE HUMANS, Wildhorn & Murphy's THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO begins in Utah, and Sunday is Mother's Day! (more...)

Matthew Broderick, Shirley MacLaine to Co-Star in Dramedy TV Series BETTYVILLE
by TV News Desk - May 5, 2016

Academy Award winner Shirley MacLaine and Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick will headline a new dramedy TV series for Paramount Television titled BETTYVILLE. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Nominees- LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT's Jessica Lange
by Walter McBride - May 22, 2016

On May 4, the 2016 Tony nominees flocked to the Paramount Hotel, where they met with the press for the first time since getting the big news. BroadwayWorld will be bringing you coverage from the epic day over the next month (so watch out for lots more), but for now, check out photos of Best Performance by an Actress in Leading Role in a Play nominee for Long Day's Journey Into Night, Jessica Lange, as captured by Walter McBride! (more...)

Lea Michele Celebrates GLEE's 7th Anniversary with Throwback Thursday Photo
by TV News Desk - May 20, 2016

Lea Michele turned to Instagram yesterday to share a very special 'Throwback Thursday' photo celebrating the 7-year anniversary of the premiere of GLEE. (more...)

VIDEO: THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW Now Available on iTunes; New Trailer!
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2016

For the first time ever, four volumes of the legendary television series 'THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW' are available in a digital format, Time Life announced today. Click below to watch a promo, featuring interviews with Betty White, Amy Poehler and more, for the collection! (more...)

Sandra Dickinson to Return as Lucille Ball in I LOVED LUCY at Jermyn Street This April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

After a phenomenally successful London premiere last month, Lee Tannen's incredibly personal play, I LOVED LUCY, a bitter-sweet memoir that reveals the real life Lucille Ball and what it was like being her friend to the end, is to return to Jermyn Street Theatre for a further 3-week season. (more...)

All-New Celebrity Cast of DANCING WITH THE STARS Revealed
by TV News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

This season's exciting new cast of 'Dancing with the Stars' will be revealed live, TODAY, MARCH 8, exclusively on 'Good Morning America' (7:00-9:00 a.m. EST) on the ABC Television Network. (more...)

ABC Announces This Season's "Dancing with the Stars" Celebrity Cast Live on "Good Morning America"
by TV News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

The celebrity cast of “Dancing with the Stars” are slipping into their ballroom shoes and getting ready for their first dance on MONDAY, MARCH 21 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network. (more...)

Scoop: TODAY - 3/7 - 3/18 on NBC - Friday, March 4, 2016
by TV Scoop - Mar 4, 2016

Get all the scoop on TODAY - 3/7 - 3/18, airing on NBC on Friday, March 4, 2016! (more...)

Photo Flash: OMOTENASHI JOURNEY Welcomes New Cast Members
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

'OMOTENASHI Journey' is a brand new musical-in-progress, presenting featured songs at the New York's Got Talent Finals at The Elektra Theater on Tuesday April 26th. (more...)

OMOTENASHI JOURNEY Welcomes New Cast Members, Set for New York's Got Talent Finals
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2016

'OMOTENASHI Journey' is a brand new musical-in-progress, presenting featured songs at the New York's Got Talent Finals at The Elektra Theater on Tuesday April 26th. (more...)

Medium James Van Praagh Comes to Mayo Performing Arts Center, March 31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2016

James Van Praagh, one of the most celebrated, respected and influential Mediums in the world, takes you on a very special spiritual journey at Mayo Performing Arts Center on Thursday, March 31, 2016 at 8 pm. (more...)

Broadway Musical Director Jack F. Lee Passes Away at 86
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2016

Jack F. Lee (born John Francis Lee), beloved musical director of both stage and screen, passed away peacefully on March 2, 2016 in his home at the age of 86. Mr. Lee was one of Broadway's leading conductors and musical directors who worked with composers/lyricists John Kander & Fred Ebb, Cy Coleman & Dorothy Fields, Jule Styne, Richard Rogers, Stephen Sondheim, Charles Strouse, Alan Jay Lerner, Maury Yeston, Robert Wright & George Forrest, Sandy Wilson, Bob Merrill, Betty Comden & Adolph Green and Harvey Schmidt & Tom Jones. (more...)

VIDEO: Stephen Makes Shirley MacLaine A Cocktail on LATE SHOW
by TV News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

On last night's LATE SHOW, Stephen Colbert wanted Shirley MacLaine to be in the right head space for talking about the lost continent of Atlantis, so he made a couple of caipirinhas. (more...)

VIDEO: Shirley MacLaine Recounts Past Life in Atlantis on TODAY
by - Mar 15, 2016

Oscar winner Shirley MacLaine sat down with TODAY's Matt Lauer to talk about “Above the Line: My ‘Wild Oats’ Adventure,” a new memoir about her experiences shooting the upcoming film “Wild Oats.” (more...)

Scoop: TODAY on NBC - Week of March 14, 2016
by TV Scoop - Mar 11, 2016

Get all the scoop on TODAY, airing on NBC on Monday, March 14, 2016! (more...)

Scoop: TODAY 3/14 - 3/25 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Mar 11, 2016

Get all the scoop on TODAY 3/14 - 3/25, airing on NBC (more...)

Tony Awards Close-Up: How Does She Handle Eight-Hour, Two-Show Days as Mary Tyrone? Jessica Lange Explains the Power of O'Neill
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 8, 2016

She has taken on the Golden Globes, the Emmys and the SAG Awards. Now Jessica Lange is coming for her Tony! As the troubled matriarch of the Tyrone family, her performance in LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT has earned her a nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play. Watch below as she explains why the role is so rewarding and why the production is perfect alchemy. (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...)

Carrie Fisher, Sarah Silverman and More Announced for 'Just For Laughs Festival', 7/13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 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...)

London Hit I LOVED LUCY Coming to Lucille Lortel Theatre for One-Night-Only
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2016

Gary DiMauro, Therese Steiner, and Showstoppers NY present a special engagement of I LOVED LUCY, Lee Tannen's loving and candid play about his friendship with Lucille Ball, on Thursday, July 21 at 8pm at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street). Direct from the play's critically acclaimed London premiere at the Jermyn Street Theatre, Sandra Dickinson reprises her celebrated performance as Lucy. Jermyn Street Theatre's Artistic Director Anthony Biggs is set to direct. (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...)

Shirley MacLaine Returns To The McCallum Theatre 3/7
by David Green - Feb 8, 2016

The McCallum Theatre welcomes the return of Shirley MacLaine on Monday, March 7, at 8:00pm. Academy Award-winning actress, dancer and author Shirley MacLaine will share with the audience a montage of memorable film moments and private revelations about her extraordinary life, career and spiritual journey. Shirley MacLaine's illustrious career comprises more than 50 feature films highlighted by an Academy Award® win and six nominations, six Emmy® Award nominations, seven Golden Globe® Awards - including the Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award - and the title of international best-selling author. (more...)

National Society of Arts and Letters Will Host Musical Theatre Competition for Young Performers
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

The New York chapter of the National Society for Arts and Letters is holding a musical theatre competition for young performers between the ages of 18 and 26. First place chapter winners will be sent, all expenses paid, to the national competition in Phoenix, Arizona, May 19-22, 2016. Those who compete at the national competition have the opportunity to win a first place award of $10,000, along with a series of other significant awards. Performers must demonstrate exceptional talent and promise of future success. (more...)

Shirley MacLaine to Star in Live-Action LITTLE MERMAID Film
by Movies News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

Shirley MacLaine, Poppy Drayton and Loreto Peralta will star in the  upcoming live-action family film A LITTLE MERMAID, based on the Hans Christian Andersen fairytale. (more...)

Broadway Series at Kimmel Center to Continue with Tony Winner Sutton Foster, 3/3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

The Kimmel Center in Philadelphia will welcome three of Broadway's biggest names as part of its new concert series at The Merriam Theater this season, produced by Mark Cortale. (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...)

Scoop: THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT on CBS - Week of April 11, 2016
by TV Scoop - Apr 4, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT, airing on CBS on Monday, April 11, 2016! (more...)

Omotenashi Journey Performs at New York's Got Talent Finals Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

'OMOTENASHI Journey' is a brand new musical-in-progress, presenting featured songs at the New York's Got Talent competition at The Elektra Theater tonight on Tuesday, April 26th. (more...)

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