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New York, NY 10036
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Adaptation of a story by J. M. Kookolis and Scott Fagan

A group of young musicians achieve success in New York City, but pay the price.


Tony Bennett On Recording Cole Porter's RED, HOT & BLUE With Lady Gaga
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 23, 2014

World renowned crooner Tony Bennett teams up with chart-topping pop superstar Lady Gaga for a new duets album titled CHEEK TO CHEEK containing multiple American Songbook standards and this week Bennett revealed that he intends to record a follow-up showcasing Cole Porter's classic score for the stage musical RED, HOT & BLUE. (more...)

CAMERIMAGE Film Festival To Pay Tribute To Oscar Winner John Alcott
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

Camerimage International to honor the late Academy Award winning John Alcott, whose body of work includes 'The Shinning,' 'A Clockwork Orange,' and more. (more...)

VIDEO: Lena Dunham Shares GIRLS Sneak Peek
by TV News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

The fourth season of beloved HBO drama 'Girls' is currently in production, and to celebrate creator and star Lena Dunham and HBO shared a special video on YouTube today. The video previews the highly anticipated return. (more...)

The Garden Theatre Starts Season Off with Sondheim's SWEENEY TODD, 9/12 - 10/5
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

The Garden Theatre is proud to present TheatreWorks Florida's production of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street showing September 12 - October 5, 2014. Sweeney Todd kicks off the Garden Theatre's 2014-2015 Season and is sponsored by Joe Worsham and Becky Worsham Farrant at Pacific Global Investment Management Company and by Insight Credit Union. (more...)

Twitter Watch: Billy Porter, Stark Sands, Aaron Tveit & More Visit KINKY BOOTS Tour in Rehearsal
by BWW Staff - Aug 22, 2014

On Twitter Watch, Jerry Mitchell wrote ' Frank Jr. showed up to cheer on Charlie Price!!! #catchme @KinkyBootsBway #studiorun #fullout Charlie n Lola Broadway cheer on CHARLIE n LOLA about to take @KinkyBootsBway 2 the US #fullout #lucky @KinkyBootsBway Pass it on!!!! #fullout @stephenoremus @theebillyporter @stevenboothus @KTPway ' (more...)

SANDY HACKETT'S RAT PACK SHOW to Return to Theatre By The Sea, 9/11-15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

Sandy Hackett's Rat Pack Show was such an audience favorite and critical success when it performed for three weeks in June at the Theatre By The Sea in Wakefield, R.I. that it has been asked back for an encore run of performances September 11-15, 2014. (more...)

BWW Preview: Don't Run Away from INTRUDERS; Series Premiere Saturday
by Courtney Henley - Aug 22, 2014

Assassins? Abductions? Runaways? Count me in! BBC America's newest paranormal thriller “Intruders” has it all. The show's tagline (“don't let them in!”) may be a bit unnerving, but I'll take my chances and throw caution to the wind during the premiere this Saturday. (more...)

RED BAND SOCIETY Fans Help Fox Raise $100,000 for Charity; Debut Episode Unlocked!
by TV News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

RED BAND SOCIETY fans banded together to donate $100,000 to charity and to unlock the new dramedy Red Band Society before its broadcast premiere on Wednesday, Sept. 17 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT)! The 'Pilot' episode of Red Band Society is available now until Tuesday, Aug. 26 at 5:00 PM ET on HULU.com, fox.com and FOX NOW. (more...)

Review Roundup: SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR Brings Noir Grit Back to the Big Screen
by Review Roundups - Aug 22, 2014

Co-directors Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller reunite to bring Miller's visually stunning 'Sin City' graphic novels back to the screen in SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR. The film hits theaters today, August 22nd. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Pipeline Theatre Company Announces Second Extension of Noir Comedy CLOWN BAR Thru 9/27
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

Award-winning Pipeline Theatre Company announces a 2nd extension of its wildly popular and critically acclaimed production of CLOWN BAR by Adam Szymkowicz, with music & additional lyrics by Adam Overett. It is directed by Andrew Neisler. Performances will now run through September 27 at The Box. (more...)

The Bachelorette's Desiree Hartsock Set to Debut Wedding Dress Collection
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

Television sweetheart, Desiree Hartsock, will join award-winning fashion designer, Maggie Sottero, at Siren Studios in Hollywood, California August 24 th and 25 th to launch her debut wedding dress collection. Fiance, Chris Siegfried, will accompany Desiree at the Couture Bridal Market hosted by The Knot to celebrate the launch and be on hand to talk about the couple's upcoming wedding plans. (more...)

Flo Rida Spotted Visits Sugar Factory American Brasserie in Miami
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

American rapper, Flo Rida, was spotted at the new Sugar Factory American Brasserie at the Hotel Victor on Ocean Drive (http://www.sugarfactory.com/) in Miami, Thursday night. (more...)

Disney Channel Sets September 2014 Programming Highlights
by TV News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

Disney Channel has announced its September 2014 programming highlights, including all of the network favorites. *All programming subject to change* (more...)

Last Edition: NEWSIES Stars Recall Favorite Memories- Jeremy Greenbaum
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

NEWSIES plays its final performance on Broadway this coming Sunday, August 24, but BroadwayWorld (and the rest of New York, we hope) isn't ready to let the musical leave just yet! Throughout the week, we continue the Newsies love by bringing you favorite memories from a slew of the current and past stars of the show! (more...)

Otter Holmes Reveals THE CUBICLE DIARIES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

Los Angeles (more...)

New Historical Novel Series On An Old Legend is Revealed
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

Lake County, California (more...)

Shuberts to Build NEW Broadway Theatre?
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

Currently, the Shubert Organization owns seventeen Broadway theatres in New York City, but if today's NY Post is correct, that number could Soon become EIGHTEEN. (more...)

Capturelove Limited Puts a Spin On Classic Headwear
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

A fashion forward designer has given the humble cap a contemporary makeover with the launch of a bold new headwear brand called Capturelove Limited. Set to make multiple appearances at the upcoming Bloggers Fashion Week, the fresh new brand has already won itself oodles of attention from the style savvy UK set. (more...)

BWW Review Roundup: Best Selling Novel IF I STAY Hits the Big Screen!
by Danielle DeSisto - Aug 22, 2014

Adapted from Gayle Forman's novel of the same name, 'If I Stay' hits theaters today, August 22nd. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 8/22- James Corden
by Stage Tube - Aug 22, 2014

Happy Birthday, James Corden! In 2004, Corden played the role of Timms in the original London stage production of Alan Bennett's play The History Boys, as well as in the Broadway, and Sydney productions. In 2011 he attracted international attention as the lead in the award-winning comedy play One Man, Two Guvnors, which transferred from the National Theatre to the West End and then to Broadway, and was also cinecast worldwide via National Theatre Live. For his ongoing Broadway run of the play, Corden won the 2012 Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play. (more...)

THE KING'S SPEECH Coming to Theatre Royal Glasgow
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

The King's Speech - the play from which the Oscar-winning movie that starred Colin Firth and Geoffrey Rush was adapted - will tour the UK in 2015. (more...)

Interview with Moss Hart's son, Chris Hart
by Roundabout Theatre Company - Aug 22, 2014

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Photo Coverage: Behind The Scenes - Hugh Maynard Of MISS SAIGON!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

Check out this sneak peek behind the Miss Saigon scenes as we meet Hugh Maynard, currently playing John in the West End mega-musical! (more...)

Skillsoft Announces Agreement to Acquire SumTotal Systems
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Skillsoft has a long history of innovation and delivery of solutions for its customers worldwide, ranging from global enterprises, government, and education to mid-sized and small businesses. The acquisition of SumTotal expands Skillsoft's solution portfolio and global reach. (more...)

BWW Blog: Abigail Shapiro - No Bully
by Guest Blogger: Abigail Shapiro - Aug 21, 2014

Hello Broadway World! Our 54 BELOW concert to launch our debut album is coming closer and closer! You can purchase tickets here: www.54below.com/artist/milly-abigail-shapiro/. We've decided to donate part of the proceeds of our CD and concerts to No Bully. Many people have been asking Milly and I about how we came to be involved with the No Bully organization and its specific purpose. Well, to those who were wondering, here's some more information on what they do and why we got involved. (more...)

MARLOW: MIDNIGHT BLUES by Bill Craig is Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Craig's bestselling mysteries are set in Key West, the southernmost city in the continental United States. It's an exotic paradise, the onetime home of Ernest Hemingway and Tennessee Williams, an end-of-the-road town that collects odd and interesting inhabitants. Private eye Rick Marlow works out of there in these can't-put-em-down tales of murder and mayhem. (more...)

FOX Announces Open Casting Call for Next Season of MASTERCHEF
by TV News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Host, executive producer and award-winning chef Gordon Ramsay, restaurateur Joe Bastianich and acclaimed chef Graham Elliot are in the midst of Season Five of America's No. 1 cooking competition show, MASTERCHEF. (more...)

JD McPherson Comes to the Fox Theatre, 11/12; Tickets on Sale Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Z2 Entertainment is proud to present JD McPherson at the Fox Theatre on Wednesday, November 12th, 2014. (more...)

Brooks Atkinson Box Office Opens Next Week for All-Star Revival of A.R. Gurney's LOVE LETTERS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

The Brooks Atkinson Theatre box office (256 West 47th Street) will open on Monday, August 25 at 10am, for tickets to the first Broadway revival of A.R. Gurney's enduring romance about first loves and second chances, LOVE LETTERS. A limited number of tickets for the Thursday, September 18, opening Night performance at 7pm, will be available for purchase. (more...)

Michael Bilandic's HELLAWARE to Hit Theaters 9/26
by Movies News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

HELLAWARE, written and directed by Michael M. Bilandic and starring Keith Poulson with Sophia Takal, Kate Lyn Sheil and newcomer Brent Butler, will be out theatrically and on VOD via Factory 25 on September 26, 2014. (more...)

HC2 Announces Commencement of Tender Offer for All Outstanding Shares of Schuff International, Inc.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

HERNDON, VA - HC2 Holdings, Inc. ('HC2') (OTCQB: HCHC) today announced the commencement of a tender offer for all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Schuff International, Inc. ('Schuff') that it does not already own for $31.50 per share, net to the holder thereof in cash, without interest thereon and subject to any required tax withholding (the 'Offer'). HC2 currently owns 70% of the outstanding shares of common stock of Schuff. The Offer is being made pursuant to an Offer to Purchase, dated August 20, 2014 (the 'Offer to Purchase'). (more...)

Estelle Parsons and More to Appear in Palm Beach Dramaworks' 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Palm Beach Dramaworks is pleased to announce that Estelle Parsons, Tim Altmeyer, Jim Ballard, Cliff Burgess, Elizabeth Dimon, Rob Donohoe, Patti Gardner, Kate Hampton, Kenneth Kay, Margery Lowe, Colin McPhillamy, Angelica Page, and Angie Radosh are among the outstanding actors scheduled to appear during its upcoming fifteenth anniversary season. (more...)

Def Jam 30th Anniversary Concert Tickets on Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Rick Ross, 2 Chainz, DMX, Fabolous, Foxy Brown, Jhené Aiko, Onyx, Method Man, Redman, Ashanti, Ja Rule, Warren G, EPMD, and Jeremih have all been confirmed to perform during the historic, one-night-only Def Jam Recordings 30th Anniversary Concert. The all-star event will take place at Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Thursday, October 16. (more...)

'Dancing Sondheim' Free App for iPhone Set for 9/1 Release
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

DANCING SONDHEIM -- a free App compiling 7 short dance movies by Richard Daniels using the music of Stephen Sondheim -- will be released September 1, 2014, it has been announced by Richard Daniels, DANCES FOR AN iPHONE creator and the app's principal choreographer. (more...)

CMT Announces End of Summer Special Programming
by TV News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Summer may Soon be drawing to an end, but CMT is still bringing the heat with five days of special Labor Day programming beginning Thursday, August 28. (more...)

Society Insurance Deploys Cover-All Policy for Workers Compensation
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Society selected Cover-All Policy as part of their policy modernization initiative to leverage Cover-All's pre-built bureau products, including Commercial Auto, Workers Compensation, General Liability, Businessowners Policy (BOP) and Commercial Umbrella product on the comprehensive and modern Cover-All Policy Administration platform. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Just Be! Meet the Company of the KINKY BOOTS National Tour
by Walter McBride - Aug 21, 2014

Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig, lead producers of Kinky Boots, the smash-hit musical that brings together four-time Tony® Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (Book) and Grammy® Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Tony® Award-winner for Best Score for Kinky Boots), will Soon present the upcoming first national tour. Kyle Taylor Parker (Kinky Boots, In the Heights national tour), one of the Angels in the original Broadway company, will strut his stuff as Lola - something he has done to great acclaim on several occasions in New York as the Lola understudy. Steven Booth (Avenue Q, Glory Days, Dogfight) will star as shoe factory owner Charlie Price. Parker and Booth will be joined by Lindsay Nicole Chambers (Hairspray, Legally Blonde, Lysistrata Jones) as Lauren, Joe Coots (TV's 'Inside Amy Schumer,' Full Monty national tour) as Don, Craig Waletzko (Guys & Dolls, Young Frankenstein) as George and Grace Stockdale in her touring debut as Nicola. The company met the press yesterday and BroadwayWorld was on hand of all of the festivities. Below, check out photos from inside the event! (more...)

Metal All Stars Add Dates to Western European Tour; Announce VIP Meet & Greets
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

After a successful Eastern European tour last Spring, the Metal All Stars are returning to conquer the rest of Europe this fall with some exciting new additions to the line up and dates across Europe. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Let Them Raise You Up- KINKY BOOTS Tour Cast Gives Performance Preview!
by Walter McBride - Aug 21, 2014

Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig, lead producers of Kinky Boots, the smash-hit musical that brings together four-time Tony® Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (Book) and Grammy® Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Tony® Award-winner for Best Score for Kinky Boots), will Soon present the upcoming first national tour. Kyle Taylor Parker (Kinky Boots, In the Heights national tour), one of the Angels in the original Broadway company, will strut his stuff as Lola - something he has done to great acclaim on several occasions in New York as the Lola understudy. Steven Booth (Avenue Q, Glory Days, Dogfight) will star as shoe factory owner Charlie Price. Parker and Booth will be joined by Lindsay Nicole Chambers (Hairspray, Legally Blonde, Lysistrata Jones) as Lauren, Joe Coots (TV's 'Inside Amy Schumer,' Full Monty national tour) as Don, Craig Waletzko (Guys & Dolls, Young Frankenstein) as George and Grace Stockdale in her touring debut as Nicola. The company met the press yesterday and BroadwayWorld was on hand of all of the festivities. Below, check out photos from the performance preview! (more...)

Media Theatre to Offer Variety of Acting Classes this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

With the fall season approaching quickly schools are getting back into session. This includes The Media Theatre's Acting Classes which go into full course mode starting the weekend of September 6. Produced and supervised by Media Music Theatre Company, the classes offer a semester of professional training for those just beginning or wishing to further their education. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of Roundabout's INDIAN INK
by Walter McBride - Aug 21, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) will Soon featureTony Award Winner Rosemary Harris as 'Eleanor Swan' in the New York premiere of Tom Stoppard's Indian Ink, directed by Carey Perloff. The cast will include Firdous Bamji ('Nikrad Das'), Bill Buell ('Englishman'), Nick Choksi('Dilip'), Romola Garai ('Flora Crewe'), Neal Huff ('Eldon Pike'), Caroline Lagerfelt('Englishwoman'), Omar Maskati ('Nazrul'),Tim McGeever ('Resident'), Brenda Meaney('Nell'), Philip Mills ('Eric'), Ajay Naidu('Coomaraswami') Bhavesh Patel ('Anish Das'), Lee Aaron Rosen ('David Durance') and Rajeev Varma ('Rajah/Politician'). The production will begin performances on September 4 and open Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at the Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold & Miriam Steinberg Centre for Theatre (111 West 46th Street). The company just met the press and you can check out photos from inside the event below! (more...)

Sundance Institute & Metroplex Announce Films for Sundance Film Festival – Hong Kong Selects
by Movies News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Sundance Institute and The Metroplex announced today the eight new independent films that will premiere as part of the Sundance Film Festival – Hong Kong Selects screening series (more...)

Borealis To Hit the Road This Fall with Kallionyma
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Rising IDM Star, Borealis (Jesse Somfay), will hit the road this fall armed with his third consecutive album Kallionyma. (more...)

The Highly Acclaimed Enemy Dawn Game App Rolls Out Of The App Store Worldwide
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

The developers of the game at Simplus Technologies came up with the name Enemy Dawn because it symbolizes the Nazi invasion of Poland. This invasion took place at around 4:30 am on September 1,1939 and marked the beginning of World War II. (more...)

Photo Flash: New Images of Daniel Radcliffe in Supernatural Thriller HORNS
by Movies News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Daniel Radcliffe will star in the supernatural thriller HORNS from Red Granite Pictures. The film, co-starring James Remor, David Morse, Max Minghella and Joe Anderson, will hit theaters on October 31. (more...)

Talking Tom Creators Outfit7 Partner with SuperAwesome to Join Future8 Awards as Mobile Sponsor
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

SuperAwesome has today announced that Outfit7 Limited, the entertainment company behind the global phenomenon Talking Tom and Friends, has partnered with The Future8 Awards to exclusively sponsor its Mobile App Category - aimed at aspiring app developers aged 7-17. (more...)

Gotham Chamber Opera to Present ALEXANDRE BIS & COMEDY ON THE BRIDGE, 10/14-18
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Gotham Chamber Opera, in collaboration with the Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College, presents a double bill of Alexandre bis & Comedy on the Bridge, both by Bohuslav Martinu, from October 14 - 18, 2014 at Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College, 524 West 59th Street, NYC. Performances: Opening Night gala on Tuesday at 7:30pm; Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 7:30pm. Tickets are $30-$175 and are available online at www.ticketcentral.com, by phone at (212) 279-4200, or in person at 416 W. 42nd Street (between 9th and 10th Avenues) in the lobby of Playwrights Horizons. (more...)

Sitel to Hire 250 in San Angelo, Texas Customer Experience Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

“We are pleased that our efforts to bring in new clients to the Sitel San Angelo location has not only ensured continued employment for all our current associates, but offers us the chance to create 250 new jobs for the community,” said Susan Spencer, site leader for Sitel's San Angelo facility. “As we strive to mean more to our clients, employees and communities, the recent expansion within the San Angelo customer experience center is a direct result of our strong client partnerships and our commitment to remain a stable employer in the San Angelo market.” (more...)

Cellcontrol Announces Public Demos of Its Distracted Driving Technology DriveID at the Great American Trucking Show
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

DALLAS, TX -  Cellcontrol, the world's technology leader in stopping distracted driving, announced today that its multi-award winning DriveID technology that can disable multiple mobile devices as Soon as a vehicle moves, will be shown during live in-vehicle demos during the Great American Trucking Show taking place today through Saturday in Dallas, Texas. In partnership with Forward Thinking System, Cellcontrol's DriveID will be available at their exhibit booth and during in-vehicle demos throughout the show. Cellcontrol is used by fleet owners throughout the country, in part because it helps owners and their drivers comply with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety rules that prohibit the use of handheld mobile devices. Under the rules, a commercial carrier can receive up to $11,000 (USD) in civil penalties if one of its drivers is caught driving distracted. (more...)

BWW TV: They're Hittin' the Road- Watch a Preview of KINKY BOOTS on Tour!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 21, 2014

The company met the press yesterday and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on hand to chat with the whole gang. Check out what they had to say about launching the tour and catch a sneak peek from the performance preview below! (more...)

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