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2015 Sundance Film Festival Announces Shorts Program2015 Sundance Film Festival Announces Shorts Program
by Movies News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

Sundance Institute announced today the program of short films selected to screen at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, January 22 to February 1 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah. The 2015 Short Film program is comprised of 60 short films selected from 8,061 submissions. The Festival is the centerpiece of the year-round public programs for the Institute, which also hosts 24 residency labs and grants more than $2.5 million to independent artists each year. (more...)

Photo Flash: Miss J Alexander, Emily Padgett, Andy Mientus and More Support IT GETS BETTER at Joe's PubPhoto Flash: Miss J Alexander, Emily Padgett, Andy Mientus and More Support IT GETS BETTER at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

Last Sunday, December 7th at Joe's Pub, 'A Better Holiday' concert was held to benefit the It Gets Better Project. The event featured stars of Broadway and television singing songs of the season. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

MTKC to Present BRING IT ON Benefit, 12/15MTKC to Present BRING IT ON Benefit, 12/15
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

Bring It On: Cut It Out, a benefit concert featuring songs cut from the hit musical Bring It On will be hosted by Music Theatre Kansas City (MTKC) on Monday, December 15. Proceeds from the event will benefit MTKC's scholarship fund. (more...)

Sundance 2015 Sets Premieres, Doc Premieres, Special Events & PanelsSundance 2015 Sets Premieres, Doc Premieres, Special Events & Panels
by Movies News Desk - Dec 8, 2014

Sundance Institute announced today the films selected to screen in the out-of-competition Premieres and Documentary Premieres sections, as well as the selections for a new Special Events section and participants for two panels, at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, January 22 to February 1 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah. The Festival is the centerpiece of the year-round public programs for the Institute, which also hosts 24 residency labs and grants more than $2.5 million to independent artists each year. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast's Bonus Episode Welcomes WICKED's Mary TestaThe Theater People Podcast's Bonus Episode Welcomes WICKED's Mary Testa
by Matt Tamanini - Dec 7, 2014

On Monday, December 8, the Theater People Podcast welcomes Mary Testa. Over the course of Testa's nearly four decades in the New York Theater she's racked up 12 Broadway credits, 26 Off-Broadway credits, two Tony nominations, two Obie Awards, four Drama Desk nominations and an honorary Drama Desk for her years of outstanding performances on and off Broadway. (more...)

Steep Theatre to Stage THE LIFE AND SORT OF DEATH OF ERIC ARGYLE Next MonthSteep Theatre to Stage THE LIFE AND SORT OF DEATH OF ERIC ARGYLE Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2014

Steep Theatre will present the Midwest Premiere of Irish playwright Ross Dungan's The Life and Sort of Death of Eric Argyle. Steep Artistic Associate and Jeff Award-winning director Jonathan Berry returns to Steep to direct Dungan's heart-warming and magical exploration of lives lived without regret. Steep and Berry have racked up an impressive string of Midwest premieres, including last year's If There is I Haven't Found It Yet and past hits The Knowledge, Moment and Festen. The Life and Sort of Death of Eric Argyle opens at Steep Theatre on Thursday, January 22. (more...)

SimG Records to Release PARADISE LOST Cast RecordingSimG Records to Release PARADISE LOST Cast Recording
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2014

On Wednesday 17th December 2014, just in time for Christmas, SimG Records, the leading independent British label devoted to new musical theatre writers and artists, is to release this exciting new studio cast recording. (more...)

Unwrap the Latest Voting Update for the BroadwayWorld Denver Awards - Dennis Elkins Leads!Unwrap the Latest Voting Update for the BroadwayWorld Denver Awards - Dennis Elkins Leads!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 4, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Denver Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th. (more...)

Unwrap the Latest Voting Update for the BroadwayWorld Long Island Awards - Tyler Dema in Lead!Unwrap the Latest Voting Update for the BroadwayWorld Long Island Awards - Tyler Dema in Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 4, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Long Island Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th. (more...)

Sundance 2015 Announces 'Spotlight', 'Park City at Midnight' and 'New Frontier' SelectionsSundance 2015 Announces 'Spotlight', 'Park City at Midnight' and 'New Frontier' Selections
by Movies News Desk - Dec 4, 2014

Sundance Institute announced today the films selected to screen in the 2015 Sundance Film Festival out-of-competition sections Spotlight and Park City at Midnight, as well as the films and installations to be featured in the New Frontier program. The Festival, which takes place January 22 to February 1 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah, is the centerpiece of the year-round public programs for the Institute, which also hosts 24 residency labs and grants more than $2.5 million to independent artists each year. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Jonathan Groff in Trailer for Season 2 of HBO's LOOKING!STAGE TUBE: Watch Jonathan Groff in Trailer for Season 2 of HBO's LOOKING!
by Stage Tube - Dec 4, 2014

Below, check out the official trailer for the Season 2 of HBO's LOOKING, starring Broadway favorite Jonathan Groff. The series returns on Sunday, January 11 at 10PM. (more...)

BWW Previews: BROADWAY SINGS FOR TOYS Hosted by The Broadway Boys on 12/15BWW Previews: BROADWAY SINGS FOR TOYS Hosted by The Broadway Boys on 12/15
by Marina Kennedy - Dec 4, 2014

The Broadway Boys will host the 9th Annual 'BROADWAY SINGS FOR TOYS' a benefit for Toys for Tots. The performance will be held on 12/15 at 42West at 7:30 pm. This star-studded event will feature many special guests. (more...)

Time is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Long Island AwardsTime is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Long Island Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 19, 2014

Time is ticking on your last chance to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Long Island Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 19th. Voting closes at the end of the year! (more...)

Time is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Los Angeles AwardsTime is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 19, 2014

Time is ticking on your last chance to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 19th. Voting closes at the end of the year! (more...)

Time is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Louisville AwardsTime is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Louisville Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 19, 2014

Time is ticking on your last chance to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Louisville Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 19th. Voting closes at the end of the year! (more...)

Time is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld San Francisco AwardsTime is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 19, 2014

Time is ticking on your last chance to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 19th. Voting closes at the end of the year! (more...)

Time is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Washington, DC AwardsTime is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 19, 2014

Time is ticking on your last chance to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 19th. Voting closes at the end of the year! (more...)

Sundance Institute Announces Jury Members for 2015 Sundance Film FestivalSundance Institute Announces Jury Members for 2015 Sundance Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

Sundance Institute announced today the members of the six juries awarding prizes at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, January 22 to February 1 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah. (more...)

Paper Mill Playhouse Extends ELF into 2015Paper Mill Playhouse Extends ELF into 2015
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse released a block of great seats today for its holiday musical, Elf, for the week following Christmas. Expanded availability includes performances from December 27, 2014 through January 4, 2015. Based on the 2003 film starring Will Ferrell, Elf has a book by Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin, music by Matthew Sklar and lyrics by Chad Beguelin. Elf is directed by Eric Ankrim and choreographed by Josh Rhodes. Elf runs eight times a week at the Millburn, New Jersey, theater through January 4, 2015. Elf has been playing to many sold-out houses since November 26. Tickets may be purchased by calling 973.376.4343, at the Paper Mill Playhouse Box Office at 22 Brookside Drive in Millburn, or online at www.PaperMill.org. (more...)

Exclusive Scoop: Welcome Back, Marilyn! SMASH Cast Will Reunite for BOMBSHELL Benefit Concert for The Actors FundExclusive Scoop: Welcome Back, Marilyn! SMASH Cast Will Reunite for BOMBSHELL Benefit Concert for The Actors Fund
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

The Actors Fund confirmed today that Craig Zadan and Neil Meron will produce a one-night-only concert presentation of BOMBSHELL - The Marilyn Monroe musical from NBC's Golden Globe-nominated television series SMASH as a benefit for The Actors Fund on June 15, 2015 in New York City. (more...)

La Mirada Theatre and McCoy Rigby Entertainment to Present SoCal Debut of BILLY ELLIOT This WinterLa Mirada Theatre and McCoy Rigby Entertainment to Present SoCal Debut of BILLY ELLIOT This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & MC COY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT present pure "electricity" with the third show in its 2014-2015 season, the Southern California Regional Premiere of the ten-time Tony Award-winning musical, BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL, music by Elton John, book and lyrics by Lee Hall, musical direction by John Glaudini, choreography by Dana Solimando and directed by Brian Kite. BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL will preview on Friday, January 16, 2015(with a press opening on Saturday, January 17) and run through Sunday, February 8, 2015 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd in La Mirada. (more...)

Marc Kudisch, Margo Seibert & More Will Join Sky-Pony at Joe's Pub on 1/19Marc Kudisch, Margo Seibert & More Will Join Sky-Pony at Joe's Pub on 1/19
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

Brooklyn band Sky-Pony (fronted by Tony nominee Lauren Worsham of Broadway's A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder) is known for shows that bridge the gap between rock and theater. (more...)

FROZEN Creators, Jonathan Groff, Laura Bell Bundy and More to Lead Master Classes at Young Actors' Theatre Camp This SummerFROZEN Creators, Jonathan Groff, Laura Bell Bundy and More to Lead Master Classes at Young Actors' Theatre Camp This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

Young Actors' Theatre Camp Program Directors Shawn Ryan and John Ainsworth announced today that several stars of stage and screen will lead master classes this summer at the Young Actors' Theatre Camp taking place June 24 - August 11, 2014 at Camp Sempervirens (20161 Big Basin Highway in Boulder Creek) in the Santa Cruz Mountains. (more...)

Robert Delamere & Michael McCabe Join Board of English Touring TheatreRobert Delamere & Michael McCabe Join Board of English Touring Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

English Touring Theatre today announces the appointment of Robert Delamere and Michael McCabe to their Board of Trustees. They take up their up roles with immediate effect. (more...)

BWW Interview: Lexy Baeza Talks 'RUDOLPH'BWW Interview: Lexy Baeza Talks 'RUDOLPH'
by Cara Richardson - Dec 16, 2014

Santa Claus is coming to town! Or better yet, Rudolph. Nashville's Tennessee Performing Arts Center hosts the touring production of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer this week. Here at BroadwayWorld Nashville, we had the chance to interview Rudolph himself (or herself!), Lexy Baeza. (more...)

Griffin Theatre to Stage BALM IN GILEAD, 3/14-4/19 at The Den TheatreGriffin Theatre to Stage BALM IN GILEAD, 3/14-4/19 at The Den Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

On the heals of its hit musical production Titanic, Griffin Theatre Company continues its 2014-15 season with Lanford Wilson's acclaimed drama BALM IN GILEAD directed by ensemble member Jonathan Berry and featuring an ensemble cast of 27 actors and musicians. BALM IN GILEAD will play March 14 - April 19, 2015 at The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Lindsay Mendez, Derek Klena, Sierra Boggess & More Perform at ASTEP's Holiday Benefit ConcertPhoto Coverage: Lindsay Mendez, Derek Klena, Sierra Boggess & More Perform at ASTEP's Holiday Benefit Concert
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Dec 16, 2014

Artists Striving to End Poverty (ASTEP) just held its Sixth Annual New York City Christmas: A Concert to Benefit ASTEP, taking place last night, December 15 at Joe's Pub at The Public in New York City. Back by popular demand, the evening featured Broadway's most sought-after talent singing new and classic holiday songs. Two new special releases are now available for purchase: 'I Got All I Need (This Christmas)' an original song written by Lynne Shankel and Jon Hartmere sung by Lindsay Mendez (Wicked, Godspell, Everyday Rapture) and Derek Klena (The Bridges of Madison County, Wicked, Carrie, Dogfight) and a hip-hop version of 'Twas The Night Before Christmas' (music by Shankel) sung by Aurelia Williams (Sistas, The Musical, Papermill's Once On This Island), Kenita Miller (Merrily We Roll Along, Ragtime) and Kay Trinidad (The Little Mermaid, Bare) based on the traditional poem. The two songs were recorded on Yellow Sound Label are available on iTunes and wherever digital music is sold. All proceeds go to benefit ASTEP. (more...)

WICKED Welcomes New Witches Caroline Bowman, Kara Lindsay and More TonightWICKED Welcomes New Witches Caroline Bowman, Kara Lindsay and More Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

WICKED welcomes new cast members to the Gershwin Theatre beginning tonight, December 16. CAROLINE BOWMAN (Kinky Boots, Eva in the Broadway revival tour of Evita) will step into the role of Elphaba, and KARA LINDSAY (original cast of Broadway's Newsies) will assume the role of Glinda, directly from playing the role on national tour. (more...)

BWW Invite: Attend SAG Foundation Career Conversations with the Cast of THE CUROUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME on 1/8BWW Invite: Attend SAG Foundation Career Conversations with the Cast of THE CUROUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME on 1/8
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for an inaugural filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. We are thrilled to present this event in partnership with the New School for Drama. Please join us for a Conversations with the cast of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, Alex Sharp,Taylor Trensch, Francesca Faridany, Ian Barford, Enid Graham, and Helen Carey, and moderated by Broadway World's Richard Ridge of 'Backstage with Richard Ridge!' (more...)

STARS OF DAVID World Premiere Recording, Featuring Donna Vivino, Alex Brightman and More, Released TodaySTARS OF DAVID World Premiere Recording, Featuring Donna Vivino, Alex Brightman and More, Released Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

Yellow Sound Label has announced the release of the world premiere recording of Stars of David today, December 16 on iTunes and Amazon.com. The album is produced by Michael Croiter (Matilda, Heathers, Big Fish) and Executive Produced by Daryl Roth, featuring the talents of Alex Brightman, Joanna Glushak, Janet Metz, Brad Oscar, Alan Schmuckler, Aaron Serotsky, and Donna Vivino. The album features original musical material by Marilyn and Alan Bergman; Susan Birkenhead; Michael Friedman; Amanda Green; Marvin Hamlisch; Sheldon Harnick; Tom Kitt; Richard Maltby, Jr. and David Shire; Duncak Sheik and Steven Sater; Nathan Tysen and Chris Miller; and Jeanine Tesori. (more...)

Film, Events & New Frontier Installations Set for 2015 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVALFilm, Events & New Frontier Installations Set for 2015 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL
by Movies News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

Sundance Institute today announced the addition of 10 films, events and New Frontier installations to the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, January 22 to February 1 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah. (more...)

Meet the Stars of Encores! 2015 Off-Center Season - Groff, Greene and Foster!Meet the Stars of Encores! 2015 Off-Center Season - Groff, Greene and Foster!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 15, 2014

New York City Center's acclaimed Encores! Off-Center series announced its 2015 season today, featuring Jonathan Groff in A NEW BRAIN, original LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS cast member Ellen Greene, and Sutton Foster in THE WILD PARTY. Scroll down to prep for Encores! starry season with clips of the leads in action! (more...)

AUDIO: Kyle Riabko Performs Reimagined Versions of 2014's Top SongsAUDIO: Kyle Riabko Performs Reimagined Versions of 2014's Top Songs
by Stage Tube - Dec 15, 2014

Kyle Riabko began the year reimagining the hits of Burt Bacharach with his critically acclaimed show 'What's It All About? Bacharach Reimagined' at New York Theatre Workshop, and now he's finishing the year reimagining the Hits of 2014. Check out his renditions of some of the year's biggest songs below! (more...)

ASTEP Benefit Concert, Featuring Lindsay Mendez, Jeremy Jordan and More, Set for Tonight at Joe's PubASTEP Benefit Concert, Featuring Lindsay Mendez, Jeremy Jordan and More, Set for Tonight at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

Two new special releases will be performed and sold at Artists Striving to End Poverty (ASTEP) Sixth Annual New York City Christmas: A Concert to Benefit ASTEP, taking place tonight, December 15 at 9:30 PM at Joe's Pub at The Public in New York City. 'I Got All I Need (This Christmas)' performed by Lindsay Mendez and Derek Klena with music by Lynne Shankel and lyrics by Jon Hartmere and 'Twas The Night Before Christmas' performed by Aurelia Williams, Kenita Miller and Kay Trinidad with music by Shankel based on the traditional poem. (more...)

The Broadway Boys Host 9th Annual BROADWAY SINGS FOR TOYS TonightThe Broadway Boys Host 9th Annual BROADWAY SINGS FOR TOYS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

The Broadway Boys will once again host Broadwayıs favorite holiday party and concert with the 9th Annual BROADWAY SINGS FOR TOYS: A Benefit for Toys for Tots, tonight, December 15th at 7:30pm (Doors 6:30). (more...)

Theater People Podcast Welcomes Tony-Winner LaChanze from IF/THENTheater People Podcast Welcomes Tony-Winner LaChanze from IF/THEN
by Matt Tamanini - Dec 14, 2014

On Monday, December 15, the Theater People Podcast welcomes Tony winning Actress LaChanze. LaChanze, currently starring in Tom Yorkey/Brian Kitt hit musical IF/THEN discusses her role in the show and why this particular character drew her back to Broadway after an eight year break. She also discusses being a working single mom and her delight in working alongside co-stars Idina Menzel, Anthony Rapp, and Jen Colella. (more...)

Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Long Island Awards - Tyler Dema Leads!Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Long Island Awards - Tyler Dema Leads!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 13, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Long Island Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th. (more...)

Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards - Spencer Liff Leads!Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards - Spencer Liff Leads!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 13, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th. (more...)

Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Louisville Awards - Matthew Brennan Leads!Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Louisville Awards - Matthew Brennan Leads!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 13, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Louisville Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th. (more...)

Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Salt Lake City Awards - Brighton Quinn Leads!Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Salt Lake City Awards - Brighton Quinn Leads!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 13, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Salt Lake City Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th. (more...)

Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards - Samantha Rodriguez Leads!Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards - Samantha Rodriguez Leads!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 13, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th. (more...)

Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Awards - Victoria Mayo Leads!Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Awards - Victoria Mayo Leads!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 13, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th. (more...)

Alexander Sage Oyen to Release New Album MOMENT BY MOMENT, 12/23Alexander Sage Oyen to Release New Album MOMENT BY MOMENT, 12/23
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2014

Fresh from New York presentations of his works Outlaws and A Night Like this, Alexander Sage Oyen is set to release the celebrated "Moment by Moment" on December 23, in time for a Christmas. (more...)

STARS OF DAVID World Premiere Recording, Featuring Donna Vivino, Alex Brightman & More, Set for Release Next WeekSTARS OF DAVID World Premiere Recording, Featuring Donna Vivino, Alex Brightman & More, Set for Release Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

Yellow Sound Label has announced the release of the world premiere recording of Stars of David on December 16 on iTunes and Amazon.com The album is produced by Michael Croiter (Matilda, Heathers, Big Fish) and Executive Produced by Daryl Roth, featuring the talents of Alex Brightman, Joanna Glushak, Janet Metz, Brad Oscar, Alan Schmuckler, Aaron Serotsky, and Donna Vivino. The album features original musical material by Marilyn and Alan Bergman; Susan Birkenhead; Michael Friedman; Amanda Green; Marvin Hamlisch; Sheldon Harnick; Tom Kitt; Richard Maltby, Jr. and David Shire; Duncak Sheik and Steven Sater; Nathan Tysen and Chris Miller; and Jeanine Tesori. (more...)

Cynthia Erivo, David Bedella and Oliver Tompsett Join This Spring's NIGHT OF ELECTRIC VOICESCynthia Erivo, David Bedella and Oliver Tompsett Join This Spring's NIGHT OF ELECTRIC VOICES
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

According to the Daily Mail, Cynthia Erivo, David Bedella and Oliver Tompsett have joined the cast of THE NIGHT OF ELECTRIC VOICES, directed by Hugh Woolridge at the London Coliseum on Sunday, March 1, 2015. (more...)

Breaking News: A.R.T. Will Premiere Jessie Nelson and Sara Bareilles' WAITRESS Musical in August 2015Breaking News: A.R.T. Will Premiere Jessie Nelson and Sara Bareilles' WAITRESS Musical in August 2015
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, led by Artistic Director Diane Paulus, just announced the world premiere of Waitress. Opening theA.R.T.'s 2015-16 Season, this new musical will be directed by Diane Paulus and feature book by Jessie Nelson and music and lyrics by Sara Bareilles. The production will begin performances at the Loeb Drama Center on Saturday, August 1, 2015. Additional creative team and casting will be announced at a later date. (more...)

Staged Version of Gabriel Kahane's THE AMBASSADOR, Directed by John Tiffany, Opens Tonight at BAMStaged Version of Gabriel Kahane's THE AMBASSADOR, Directed by John Tiffany, Opens Tonight at BAM
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2014

With direction by Tony-award winner John Tiffany (Black Watch, Once) and set design by Tony-award winner Christine Jones (Spring Awakening, Queen of the Night), The Ambassador is a love letter, by turns droll and melancholic, to a city long misunderstood. It made its world premiere earlier this year at the Carolina Performing Arts, and opens tonight, December 10, at BAM for a run through December 13, 2014. The final staging will be in Los Angeles itself, at UCLA in February 2015. (more...)

Jeremy Jordan and Lauren Pritchard Join ASTEP Benefit Concert at Joe's PubJeremy Jordan and Lauren Pritchard Join ASTEP Benefit Concert at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2014

Two new special releases will be performed and sold at Artists Striving to End Poverty (ASTEP) Sixth Annual New York City Christmas: A Concert to Benefit ASTEP, taking place on Monday, December 15 at 9:30 PM at Joe's Pub at The Public in New York City. 'I Got All I Need (This Christmas)' performed by Lindsay Mendez and Derek Klena with music by Lynne Shankel and lyrics by Jon Hartmere and 'Twas The Night Before Christmas' performed by Aurelia Williams, Kenita Miller and Kay Trinidad with music by Shankel based on the traditional poem. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 12/10- SPRING AWAKENINGSTAGE TUBE: On This Day 12/10- SPRING AWAKENING
by Stage Tube - Dec 10, 2014

Today in 2006, Spring Awakening opened at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre, where it ran for 859 performances. Spring Awakening is a rock musical with music by Duncan Sheik and a book and lyrics by Steven Sater. It is based on the controversial German play Spring Awakening (1891) by Frank Wedekind which was banned in Germany for some time due to its frank portrayal of abortion, homosexuality, rape, child abuse and suicide. Set in late-19th century Germany, the musical tells the story of teenagers discovering the inner and outer tumult of sexuality. In the musical, alternative rock is employed as part of the folk-infused rock score.The original Broadway production won 8 Tony Awards, including Tonys for Best Musical, Direction, Book, Score and Featured Actor. The production also garnered 4 Drama Desk Awards whilst its original cast album received a Grammy Award. (more...)

Caissie Levy, Kacie Sheik, Jason Gotay, and More Set for Drew Gasparini's KEEPIN' THE PARTY GOING at 54 BelowCaissie Levy, Kacie Sheik, Jason Gotay, and More Set for Drew Gasparini's KEEPIN' THE PARTY GOING at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, will present THE MUSIC & LYRICS OF DREW GASPARINI: KEEPIN' THE PARTY GOING, performed by Caissie Levy (Les Miserables), Kacie Sheik(Hair), Jason Gotay (Bring It On, Peter Pan LIVE!), and more on Monday, January 5th at 9:30pm. (more...)

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