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Side Show
November 5 - December 15

Music by Henry Krieger
Book and Lyrics by Bill Russell
Directed by Bill Condon
Meant to be Together

Based on the true story of conjoined twins Violet and Daisy Hilton who became stars during the Depression, Side Show is a moving portrait of two women joined at the hip whose extraordinary bondage brings them fame but denies them love. The original 1997 Broadway production of Side Show was directed by Robert Longbottom and received four Tony® nominations, including a shared nomination for co-stars Alice Ripley and Emily Skinner, the only time in Tony history where two people were co-nominated for the Best Actress Award.

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Norm Lewis, Hugh Panaro, Alice Ripley and More Set for I WILL NEVER LEAVE YOU: 54 SINGS SIDE SHOW Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2014

Lauren Kennedy, Norm Lewis, Jeff McCarthy, Hugh Panaro, Alice Ripley, The Skivvies and more will take part in 'I Will Never Leave You: 54 Sings Side Show' tonight, March 9, 2014 at 54 Below. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 3/8-3/9/2014
by - Mar 9, 2014

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, March 9, 2014 - Sunday, March 9, 2014. (more...)

BWW Reviews: University of Central Oklahoma Presents Oklahoma Premiere of SIDE SHOW
by Jay Prock - Mar 8, 2014

When I hear the words Side Show, I think of a carnival or a circus and all the freaky, crazy attractions you'd see, such as the "bearded lady" or "strongest man" or "the girl with two heads." As the opening song of Side Show quickly gets to the point, "come look at the freaks." Come to the Oklahoma Premier of Side Show and see all these dazzling freaks. (more...)

Alice Ripley Auctions Unique Musical Theatre Memorabilia On Ebay
by Pat Cerasaro - Mar 6, 2014

Tony Award-winning Broadway superstar Alice Ripley has kicked off an online auction featuring a wide range of intriguing musical theatre merchandise showcasing many remarkable shows from her long and unique career - Side Show to NEXT TO NORMAL and beyond. (more...)

TheatreWorks Stages ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Now thru 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2014

TheatreWorks, the nationally acclaimed theatre of Silicon Valley, presents ONCE ON THIS ISLAND from the Tony Award-winning creators of Ragtime. A timeless legend filled with joy, heartache, and adventure, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, winner of the Oliver Award for Best New Musical, boasts a score pulsing with irresistible Caribbean beats by Tony Award-winner Stephen Flaherty, with book and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens. TheatreWorks Artistic Director Robert Kelley will direct this uplifting musical, which takes its story from a book by Rosa Guy, in turn inspired by Hans Christian Andersen's 'The Little Mermaid.' Choreographed by award-winning director, choreographer, and actor Gerry McIntyre, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND plays today, March 5-30, 2014 (press opening March 8) at TheatreWorks at the Lucie Stern Theatre in Palo Alto. (more...)

Erin Davie Joins UNSUNG CAROLYN LEIGH for Lincoln Center's American Songbook, 4/5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

UnsungMusicalsCo. (UMC) is proud to present Unsung Carolyn Leigh, a special concert produced for Lincoln Center's American Songbook at the Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse on Saturday, April 5 at 8 PM. The evening, showcasing songs by the Tony- and Grammy-nominated lyricist of Peter Pan, Little Me and How Now Dow Jones, is created and directed by Ben West (The Fig Leaves Are Falling, At Home Abroad, Make Mine Manhattan). (more...)

54 SINGS SIDE SHOW, Beth Leavel & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, the performance venue located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond: (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse Receives Grants in Support of Ayad Akhtar's THE WHO & THE WHAT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2014

La Jolla Playhouse is the recipient of three prestigious and highly-competitive grants to support its world-premiere production of The Who & The What, by 2013 Pulitzer Prize winner Ayad Akhtar, directed by Kimberly Senior, running February 11 - March 9 in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre. The grants include the Edgerton Foundation New American Plays Award, as well awards from The Laurents/Hatcher Foundation and The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation Theatre Visions Fund. (more...)

Liars & Believers to Bring ICARUS to OBERON, May 1-11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

After a successful launch in Cambridge, a capacity crowd at Boston's Outside the Box 2013 and an acclaimed run in New York last summer, ICARUS flies back to Boston for a two-week run at OBERON. Liars & Believers, a local experimental theatre company and Resident Artists at OBERON, will present its new iteration of this myth May 1-11. (more...)

WAKE UP with BroadwayWorld - Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - LADY DAY Brings Billie Holiday to Broadway and More!
by Jessica Showers - Mar 25, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: BEYOND THERAPY opens tonight, LADY DAY begins previews and more! (more...)

Breaking News: Broadway Stars Norm Lewis and Sierra Boggess to Take Over in PHANTOM This May!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

This just in! Producers Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Group just announced that THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA will welcome a starry leading combination beginning Monday, May 12. (more...)

MAME, Starring Emily Skinner, SOUTH PACIFIC and More Make Up Virginia Rep's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

Virginia Repertory Theatre revealed the new titles for the 2014/15 Season with a public announcement at the November Theatre last evening. The announcement marks Bruce Miller and Phil Whiteway's 40th season as Artistic Director and Managing Director. Miller reflects on this milestone, "I'm proud to be announcing my 40th season as Artistic Director. The 18 shows that comprise Virginia Rep's 2014/15 roster include several of my favorite comedies, dramas and musicals. Whether a renowned classic or an exciting new release, each selection will take us on a breathtaking journey. I can't wait to discover with our audience the adventures that lie ahead." (more...)

Carla Stickler, Billy Harrington Tighe, Adam Kaplan & More Will Star in Industry Preview of Drew Overcash's New Musical BOYS VS GIRLS, 3/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

Last Call Theatricals will present a special 75-minute Industry-Only Preview of a new musical, BOYS VS GIRLS, written by Drew Overcash, directed & choreographed by Josh Rhodes (Cinderella) on Tuesday March 25th at 12:30pm and 3:30pm at Pearl Studios (500 Eighth Avenue). The cast will feature Carla Stickler (Wicked, Mamma Mia), Brent Diroma (Jersey Boys, Avenue Q), Billy Harrington Tighe (Pippin, Wicked, La Cage Aux Folles), Adam Kaplan (Newsies) and Merissa Czyz (Hair). William Demaniow will serve as Musical Director. (more...)

CLO Cabaret Announces Cast for RING OF FIRE: THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY CASH, Running 5/22-8/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

Pittsburgh CLO has announced the cast for the rousing musical hit Ring of Fire, which will run May 22 through August 17 at the CLO Cabaret. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: The Skivvies Sing SIDE SHOW with Norm Lewis at 54 Below!
by Stage Tube - Mar 10, 2014

Come look at the freaks! Last night at 54 Below, performers celebrated Bill Russell and Henry Krieger's Side Show in 'I Will Never Leave You: 54 Sings Side Show.' Directed by Russell, the special concert featured the talents of Lauren Kennedy, Norm Lewis, Jeff McCarthy, Hugh Panaro, Alice Ripley, The Skivvies and more. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you two performances from the Skivvies, including 'Come Look at the Freaks' and 'The Devil You Know' featuring original Side Show star Norm Lewis. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Go Inside Rehearsals with the Cast of PAGEANT!
by Stage Tube - Jan 31, 2014

PAGEANT - THE MUSICAL COMEDY BEAUTY CONTEST returns for the first time to the New York stage in more than twenty years. The show will run each Monday night in February, with performances on February 3, 10, 17 and 24, 2014 at 7:30pm at the Red Lacquer Club, home of Lucky Cheng's - 240 West 52nd Street. The full cast of tiara-crazed beauties includes Nick Cearley ('The Skivvies'), Frankie James Grande (Mamma Mia), Douglas Lyons(Beautiful), Alex Ringler (West Side Story), Marty Thomas (Xanadu), Seth Tucker (Our Kiki) and features Tony nominee Brad Oscar (The Producers; Big Fish) as the host. In the video below, go inside rehearsals with the cast! (more...)

North Carolina Theatre to Open LES MISERABLES, Feb 11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

North Carolina Theatre (NCT), the region's premier producer of professional Broadway musicals, in association with Broadway Series South, is excited to announce that casting has begun for their February 2014 production of LES MISERABLES directed by Dave Clemmons which will play at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. This will be the theatre's first time producing this timeless classic. (more...)

Christopher Sieber, Linda Eder, Jeff Daniels, Beth Leavel and More Set for 54 Below, Feb-March 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2014

This February and March at 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond, including Christopher Sieber, Annaleigh Ashford, Randy Graff, Melinda Doolittle, Jeff Daniels, Linda Eder, Andrea McArdle, Sondheim Unplugged, Taboo: 10th Anniversary Reunion Concert, Beth Leavel, Lindsay Mendez and Derek Klena. (more...)

Exclusive Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with the Cast of PAGEANT!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

PAGEANT - THE MUSICAL COMEDY BEAUTY CONTEST returns for the first time to the New York stage in more than twenty years. The show will run each Monday night in February, with performances on February 3, 10, 17 and 24, 2014 at 7:30pm at the Red Lacquer Club, home of Lucky Cheng's - 240 West 52nd Street. The full cast of tiara-crazed beauties includes Nick Cearley ('The Skivvies'), Frankie James Grande (Mamma Mia), Douglas Lyons(Beautiful), Alex Ringler (West Side Story), Marty Thomas (Xanadu), Seth Tucker (Our Kiki) and features Tony nominee Brad Oscar (The Producers; Big Fish) as the host. BroadwayWorld brings you exclusive photos of the cast in action below! (more...)

Eric Petersen to Co-Host SRO at Upstairs at Vitello's, 2/3
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

SRO returns Monday, February 3 to Upstairs at Vitello's with Special Guest Co-Host Eric Petersen, star of the TVLand sitcom Kirstie! (more...)

SAMSON & DELILAH Concert, Patrick Page & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, the performance venue located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond: (more...)

Richard H. Blake, Kara Lindsay & More Set for Drew Overcash's OVERCASH & CHANGE 2 at Highline Ballroom, 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

Overcash & Change 2, an evening featuring the work of musical theatre composer Drew Overcash will be presented Feb. 24 at The Highline Ballroom. (more...)

2013 BroadwayWorld Phoenix Awards Winners Announced - Arizona Broadway Theatre Big Winner!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 24, 2014

Votes are cast; polls are closed; and results have been tabulated! This was our biggest year yet! After a record number of voters in more than 50 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is very excited to announce the 2013 Phoenix winners! Thanks to all who voted, and huge congratulations to all the winners! (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 9
by - Feb 9, 2014

Upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, February 9, 2014. (more...)

Review Roundup: BRONX BOMBERS Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Feb 6, 2014

Bronx Bombers, a new American play by Eric Simonson, produced on Broadway by Fran Kirmser and Tony Ponturo, and directed by Eric Simonson, officially opens tonight, February 6, 2014 at Circle in the Square Theatre. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

PAGEANT Sells Out, Adds Performance on February 24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2014

The producers of PAGEANT - THE MUSICAL COMEDY BEAUTY CONTEST are pleased to announce that all originally scheduled performances on February 10, 17 and 24 at 7:30 p.m. are now completely sold out. Due to popular demand, one additional performance has been added on Monday, February 24 at 10:30 p.m. and tickets are available for purchase at www.PageantTheMusical.com. PAGEANT is playing at the Red Lacquer Club, home of Lucky Cheng's at 240 West 52nd Street. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Nick Cearley, Marty Thomas & More in PAGEANT!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2014

PAGEANT - THE MUSICAL COMEDY BEAUTY CONTEST returns for the first time to the New York stage in more than twenty years. The show will run each Monday night in February, with performances continuing February 10, 17 and 24, 2014 at 7:30pm at the Red Lacquer Club, home of Lucky Cheng's - 240 West 52nd Street. The full cast of tiara-crazed beauties includes Nick Cearley ('The Skivvies'), Frankie James Grande (Mamma Mia), Douglas Lyons(Beautiful), Alex Ringler (West Side Story), Marty Thomas (Xanadu), Seth Tucker (Our Kiki) and features Tony nominee Brad Oscar (The Producers; Big Fish) as the host. Check out photos of the cast in action below! (more...)

PAGEANT Begins Performances Tonight at Red Lacquer Club
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2014

Performances begin tonight for PAGEANT - THE MUSICAL COMEDY BEAUTY CONTEST, which returns for the first time to the New York stage in more than twenty years. The performance tonight is now sold out and limited availability remains for the additional three performances on February 10, 17 and 24 at 7:30 p.m. at the Red Lacquer Club, home of Lucky Cheng's - 240 West 52nd Street. CLICK HERE to watch a special behind-the-scenes video in the PAGEANT rehearsal room, created by one of the stars Frankie James Grande. (more...)

Do You Hear the People Sing? Welcome the Company of LES MISERABLES for the Show's Broadway Return!
by Meet the Cast - Feb 28, 2014

Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed new production of Alain Boublil & Claude-Michel Schonberg's Tony Award-winning musical masterpiece LES MISERABLES begins previews on Broadway tomorrow, Saturday, March 1 at the Imperial Theatre. The official opening night for LES MISERABLES is Sunday, March 23. Scroll down to learn more about the full cast, plus watch a video of the company in rehearsal! (more...)

HONEYMOON IN VEGAS Concert, Jeff Daniels, Judy Kaye, Beth Leavel & More Set for 54 Below in Coming Months
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

This March, April and May at 54 BELOW presents a lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visit www.54Below.com. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: SIDE SHOW Flashback- Emily Skinner & Alice Ripley Sing 'I Will Never Leave You'
by Stage Tube - Feb 28, 2014

Side Show, based on the true life story of conjoined twins Daisy and Violet Hilton, is set to be revived at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. in performances running from June 14 - July 13, 2014. Side Show originally opened on Broadway in 1997, starring Alice Ripley and Emily Skinner as the Hilton twins. Telling the story of their rise from circus attractions to famous vaudeville performers during the Great Depression, Side Show brings us the sisters' lifelong search for fortune, romance, and a spot on the stage. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Ceasar Fernando Barajas Talks His Career and Teaching
by David Clarke - Feb 26, 2014

Houston native, Cesar Fernando Barajas has been working hard as a professional performer for years. He recently relocated to New York City, where he is currently making a living doing what he loves. Next week, he'll be returning home for a highly anticipated Q&A on March 6th and to teach a workshop on March 7th at The Wilson School of Acting & Musical Theatre. Recently, I got to speak with Cesar Fernando Barajas about his career and his passion for motivating and inspiring others. (more...)

TheatreWorks to Stage ONCE ON THIS ISLAND 3/5-30
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

TheatreWorks, the nationally acclaimed theatre of Silicon Valley, presents ONCE ON THIS ISLAND from the Tony Award-winning creators of Ragtime. A timeless legend filled with joy, heartache, and adventure, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, winner of the Oliver Award for Best New Musical, boasts a score pulsing with irresistible Caribbean beats by Tony Award-winner Stephen Flaherty, with book and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens. TheatreWorks Artistic Director Robert Kelley will direct this uplifting musical, which takes its story from a book by Rosa Guy, in turn inspired by Hans Christian Andersen's 'The Little Mermaid.' Choreographed by award-winning director, choreographer, and actor Gerry McIntyre, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND plays March 5-30, 2014 (press opening March 8) at TheatreWorks at the Lucie Stern Theatre in Palo Alto. For tickets and information the public may visit www.theatreworks.org or call (650) 463-1960. (more...)

Alice Ripley & Gregory Jbara to Star in World Premiere of New Musical Revue Featuring Songs of Harry Nilsson in San Diego
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2014

The revue, created by Steve Gunderson and choreographer Javier Velasco, will feature some of Nilsson's best known songs, including 'One,' 'Everybody's Talkin',' and 'Me and My Arrow.' (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Keala Settle, Alice Ripley & More in Henry Krieger's AMERICAN SONGBOOK Concert
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 16, 2014

Now in its 16th season, Lincoln Center's acclaimed series American Songbook continues to expand its scope celebrating the best in American singing and songwriting. Featured this week was contemporary theater composer Henry Krieger is best known for the landmark multi-award-winning musical Dreamgirls. The celebrated musician focuses on both his iconic and lesser-known works, including new songs written for the revival of his Tony-nominated cult-classic musical Side Show. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights from the concert below! (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 2/15-2/16/2014
by - Feb 16, 2014

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, February 16, 2014 - Sunday, February 16, 2014. (more...)

Norm Lewis, Hugh Panaro, Alice Ripley and More Set for I WILL NEVER LEAVE YOU: 54 SINGS SIDE SHOW, 3/9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

Lauren Kennedy, Norm Lewis, Jeff McCarthy, Hugh Panaro, Alice Ripley, The Skivvies and more will take part in 'I Will Never Leave You: 54 Sings Side Show' on March 9, 2014 at 54 Below. (more...)

Pittsburgh CLO Announces 2014 Summer Season Creative Team
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2014

Pittsburgh CLO has announced the creative team for the 2014 Summer Season at the Benedum Center. This group of Pittsburgh CLO veterans and exciting newcomers will leave audiences singing all summer long with Broadway's best! The season includes Singin' in the Rain (May 30-June 8), Legally Blonde The Musical (June 13-22), Footloose (June 24-29), the National Tour of Evita (July 8-13), CATS (July 18-27) and Monty Python's Spamalot (July 29-August 3). (more...)

North Carolina Theatre Opens LES MISERABLES Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

North Carolina Theatre (NCT), the region's premier producer of professional Broadway musicals, in association with Broadway Series South, is excited to announce that casting has begun for their February 2014 production of LES MISERABLES directed by Dave Clemmons which will play at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. This will be the theatre's first time producing this timeless classic. (more...)

San Diego Theatre Critics Circle Announces 2013 Craig Noel Awards - GENTLEMEN'S GUIDE, IN THE HEIGHTS & More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

A musical now playing on Broadway, a coproduction between two San Diego theaters, a musical staged with a local high school and two homegrown festivals were honored by the San Diego Theatre Critics Circle Monday at its 2013 Craig Noel Awards. (more...)

Norm Lewis Broadway-Bound in Nelson Mandela Musical?
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2014

According to Out, Tony nominee Norm Lewis might be heading back to the stage in a musical based on the life of Nelson Mandela, which is aiming for a future Broadway run. Michael Musto writes: 'On March 31, there will be a backer's presentation for the show about the South African leader, with Lewis in the lead role.' (more...)

Christopher Sieber, Linda Eder, Jeff Daniels, Beth Leavel and More Set for 54 Below, Feb-March 2014
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2014

This February and March at 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond, including Christopher Sieber, Annaleigh Ashford, Randy Graff, Melinda Doolittle, Jeff Daniels, Linda Eder, Andrea McArdle, Sondheim Unplugged, Taboo: 10th Anniversary Reunion Concert, Beth Leavel, Lindsay Mendez and Derek Klena. (more...)

American Songbook Series with Jessica Molaskey, Great Performers, and More Set for Lincoln Center, Feb 2014
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2014

Lincoln Center has announced its February 2014 lineup, including the American Songbook series with Michael John LaChiusa, Jessica Molaskey, and more, as well as Great Performers' 'Art Song on Film', Target Free Thursdays and Meet the Artist Todays. Details below! (more...)

UNSUNG CAROLYN LEIGH Set for Lincoln Center's American Songbook Series Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2014

UnsungMusicalsCo. (UMC) is proud to present Unsung Carolyn Leigh, a special concert produced for Lincoln Center's American Songbook at the Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse tonight, April 5 at 8 PM. The evening, showcasing songs by the Tony- and Grammy-nominated lyricist of Peter Pan, Little Me and How Now Dow Jones, is created and directed by Ben West (The Fig Leaves Are Falling, At Home Abroad, Make Mine Manhattan). (more...)

Independent Shakespeare Co. Presents VAUDEVILLE IN THE PARK on 5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

Independent Shakespeare Co. (ISC), announces a concert to benefit the Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival, the annual summer presentation of 10 weeks of 40 classical theater performances, education workshops, pre-show arts performances and salon-style discussions, all presented admission-free. (more...)

Cast Announced for Kokandy Productions' ASSASSINS, Running 6/13-7/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

Kokandy Productions has announced casting for ASSASSINS, directed by Rachel Edwards Harvith with music direction by Kory Danielson and choreography by Mike Ford. ASSASSINS begins performances on Friday, June 13, 2014 with Press Opening on Saturday, June 14th, and runs at Theater Wit in Chicago through Sunday, July 20, 2014. (more...)

ICARUS, SPEAKEASY CIRCUS, SEXYBACK: OR WHAT YOU WILL Join OBERON Artists in Residence Program at A.R.T.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) has announced continued programming as part of the Artist in Residence initiative at OBERON, its second stage and club-theater venue. This initiative is rooted in A.R.T's mission to expand the boundaries of theater by supporting local and emerging artists. OBERON launched this multi-year program of work and mentorship with three local performance groups: Liars & Believers, Boston Circus Guild, and Touch Performance Art. All three have worked previously in OBERON, creating events in the club theater model and harnessing a new form of theater that is rooted in a social environment. (more...)

Stephen Lee Anderson, Nick Blaemire, Kim Yu Blanck & More Set for CHASING THE SONG at La Jolla Playhouse; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for its Page To Stage workshop production of Chasing the Song, a jubilant new musical by the team behind the Tony Award-winning musical Memphis, featuring book and lyrics by Joe DiPietro, music and lyrics by David Bryan and directed by Playhouse Artistic Director Christopher Ashley. Kicking off the Playhouse's 2014/15 season, Chasing the Song runs May 13 - June 15 in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre. Tickets are available by calling the Patron Services Department at (858) 550-1010 or online at LaJollaPlayhouse.org. (more...)

The Tonys Love Rosie and So Should You! 10 Reasons to Adore Rosie O'Donnell
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2014

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the Tony Awards® Administration Committee has announced that Rosie O'Donnell will receive the 2014 Isabelle Stevenson Award. This award will be presented at the 2014 Tony Awardson Sunday, June 8th. The 2014 Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. The Isabelle Stevenson Award is presented annually to a member of the theatre community who has made a substantial contribution of volunteered time and effort on behalf of one or more humanitarian, social service or charitable organizations. In honor of the big announcement, BroadwayWorld brings you ten reasons that we adore this Broadway-lovin' lady! (more...)

John McDaniel and Bill Russell to Write Music and Lyrics for BRAVE NEW WORLD Musical
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2014

Grammy and Emmy Winner JOHN McDANIEL and Tony Nominee BILL RUSSELL have joined the creative team of BRAVE NEW WORLD: THE MUSICAL, currently in development, as Co-Composer and Lyricist. They join a team that already includes Ben Andron as Book Writer, Jonnie Rockwell as Co-Composer, and Tony Nominated Director, Sheryl Kaller. John McDaniel is also attached as Music Director. (more...)

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