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VIDEO: Cory Monteith and Matthew Morrison Share a Moment in This GLEE Season 4 Deleted Scene
by TV News Desk - Sep 30, 2013

As Glee prepares to say goodbye to Finn Hudson, a deleted scene from last season's 'Swan Song' episode -- featuring Cory Monteith as Finn and Matthew Morrison as Mr. Schue -- has surfaced. The never-before-seen clip will be part of the extras included for GLEE's Season 4 on DVD and Blu-ray. Click below to watch! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Houston Ballet's THE MERRY WIDOW is Opulently Romantic
by David Clarke - Sep 20, 2013

As a ballet, THE MERRY WIDOW is an adaptation of Franz Lehar's popular romantic operetta Die Lustige Witwe (The Merry Widow), which premiered in 1905. In the process of adapting the score for ballet, John Lanchbery and Alan Abott retained the style of Franz Lehar's orchestrations and included several of the well-known tunes from the operetta. Their score premiered in 1975 when The Australian Ballet, under the Musical Direction of John Lanchbery, produced the World Premiere production with choreography by Ronald Hynd and Scenario and Staging by Sir Robert Helpmann. This grandiose and radiant ballet of THE MERRY WIDOW had its Houston Ballet Premiere on September 17, 1995 in the Brown Theater. The Houston Ballet also performed it in 1999 and 2007. Now, in 2013, the lavish production is serving as Mireille Hassenboehler's gorgeous Swan Song and letter of admiration to the audiences of the Houston Ballet. (more...)

BEHIND THE CANDELABRA Arrives On DVD/Blu-ray Today
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 17, 2013

HBO's spectacularly successful biopic tracing the later life of piano superstar Liberace, BEHIND THE CANDELABRA, starring Michael Douglas and Matt Damon, is set to arrive on DVD and Blu-ray today, September 17, 2013. (more...)

Mint Theater Extends PHILIP GOES FORTH Through 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2013

Mint Theater today announced their current production, Philip Goes Forth by George Kelly will extend one additional week, through October 27h. Jerry Ruiz (Love Goes to Press, Basilica) directs a cast that includes Cliff Bemis, Teddy Bergman, Bernardo Cubria, Carole Healey, Christine Toy Johnson, Natalie Kuhn, Brian MacDonald, Jennifer McVey and Rachel Moulton. Opening Night is set for Sunday September 22nd at Mint's home (311 West 43rd Street). (more...)

Billy Rose's JUMBO Among Warner Archive's New Releases
by Movies News Desk - Oct 8, 2013

Warner Archive Collection announces new releases including James Garner, Space Ghost, Jumbo & more. (more...)

The Hayloft Project to Bring ARDEN V ARDEN to Northcote Town Hall, Nov 20-Dec 8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2013

Before the company relocates to Sydney, The Hayloft Project will update the Elizabethan murder mystery Arden of Faversham in their Melbourne Swan Song Arden v Arden at Northcote Town Hall from Wednesday 20 November - Sunday 8 December, 2013. Supported by Darebin Council as part of their year-round independent theatre program Darebin Arts Speakeasy, Arden v Arden is a world-premiere production that reimagines the real-life murder of Thomas Arden, who was killed by his wife Alice and her lover in the mid-1500s. (more...)

THE BOWERY BOYS COLLECTION Among Warner Archive's Newest Releases
by Movies News Desk - Oct 1, 2013

THE BEAST WITH FIVE FINGERS and THE BOWERY BOYS among Warner Archive Collections newest releases. (more...)

Glam Rock Icon MICHAEL DES BARRES Releases New Live Album Hot 'n Sticky
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2013

Riding the wave of critical acclaim from critics and peers such as Stevie Van Zandt for his album Carnaby Street, Michael Des Barres is releasing a live album recently recorded at the legendary Viper Room in Hollywood. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Syfy's FACE OFF,NAKED LAS VEGAS
by TV News Desk - Nov 4, 2013

Below, check out sneak peeks for Syfy's Tuesday night line-up, featuring the finale of Face Off tomorrow night! (more...)

The Hayloft Project Brings ARDEN V ARDEN to Northcote Town Hall, Now thru Dec 8
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2013

Before the company relocates to Sydney, The Hayloft Project will update the Elizabethan murder mystery Arden of Faversham in their Melbourne Swan Song Arden v Arden at Northcote Town Hall from tonight 20 November - Sunday 8 December, 2013. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS, The Young Vic, November 1 2013
by Adrian Bradley - Nov 2, 2013

Kander and Ebb have an unrivalled ability to tackle a dark subject without making it maudlin. THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS, one of the final collaborations of this prolific pair, is no exception. Taking the form of a minstrel show, The Scottsboro Boys tells the shameful story of nine boys arrested from a train in Alabama and accused and convicted of a crime they didn't commit. (more...)

BWW Reviews: A.R. Gurney In THE GRAND MANNER at the Good Theater
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Nov 14, 2013

The Good Theater's (Portland, ME) New England premiere of A.R. Gurney's latest play, The Grand Manner, is a wistful, droll, and stylish production of this charming, nostalgic paean to theatre on the Great White Way in 1948. The play, which originally opened at New York's Lincoln Center Theatre in 2010, deals with an autobiographical episode, augmented into legend. (more...)

Breaking: Steve Carell to Return for OFFICE Finale?
by TV News Desk - May 6, 2013

Guess Scranton, PA was just too darn alluring to stay away! TVline.com reports exclusively that Steve Carell will in fact return for the series finale of NBC's long-running comedy THE OFFICE. (more...)

Behind The Scenes Of HBO's BEHIND THE CANDELABRA
by Pat Cerasaro - May 6, 2013

Academy Award winners Michael Douglas and Matt Damon star in acclaimed director Steven Soderbergh's Swan Song, BEHIND THE CANDELABRA, a biopic of noted pianist and entertainer Liberace. (more...)

FLASHDANCE Comes to Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 5/7-19
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2013

Full casting has been announced for the Orange County engagement of FLASHDANCE - THE MUSICAL, the stage adaptation of the 1983 hit film that defined a generation. Joining Jillian Mueller as Alex and Matthew Hydzik as Nick are Katie Webber as Tess, Kelly Felthous as Gloria, DeQuina Moore as Kiki, Jo Ann Cunningham as Hannah, David R. Gordon as Jimmy, Matthew Henerson as Harry and Christian Whelan in the role of C.C. (more...)

PLAY THIS MOVIE LOUD! Film Series Runs at Moving Image, Now thru 6/9
by Movies News Desk - May 4, 2013

Museum of the Moving Image will present an eighteen-film screening series celebrating music movies on the big screen, in conjunction with its current exhibition Spectacle: The Music Video. Taking its title from the title card at the beginning of Martin Scorsese's The Last Waltz-'This film should be played loud!'-the series Play This Movie Loud! opens today, May 4, and continues through June 9, 2013. (more...)

bergenPAC to Welcome The Zombies, 6/13
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2013

Bergen Performance Arts Center in Englewood, New Jersey presents The Zombies, featuring Colin Blunstone and Rod Argent with special guests Et Tu Bruce, on Thursday June 13, 2013 at 8pm. (more...)

Scoop: CASTLE on ABC - Saturday, June 1, 2013
by - May 13, 2013

Get all the scoop on CASTLE, airing on ABC on Saturday, June 1, 2013! (more...)

PLAY THIS MOVIE LOUD! Film Series to Run at Moving Image, 5/4-6/9
by Movies News Desk - May 1, 2013

Museum of the Moving Image will present an eighteen-film screening series celebrating music movies on the big screen, in conjunction with its current exhibition Spectacle: The Music Video. Taking its title from the title card at the beginning of Martin Scorsese's The Last Waltz-'This film should be played loud!'-the series Play This Movie Loud! opens Saturday, May 4, and continues through June 9, 2013. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Albuquerque - Week of 3/09/2014
by BWW - Mar 9, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/09/2014 for Albuquerque (more...)

Scoop: GLEE on FOX - Today, March 7, 2013
by TV Scoop - Mar 6, 2013

Get all the scoop on GLEE, airing on FOX on today, March 7, 2013! (more...)

First Trailer Released For HBO's Liberace Biopic BEHIND THE CANDELABRA
by Pat Cerasaro - Mar 5, 2013

Academy Award winners Michael Douglas and Matt Damon star in HBO's forthcoming major TV film event BEHIND THE CANDELABRA, directed by Steven Soderbergh, and the first teaser trailer has just been released for the biopic of the iconic pianist. (more...)

New Trailer Released For HBO's BEHIND THE CANDELABRA
by Pat Cerasaro - Mar 31, 2013

Academy Award winners Michael Douglas and Matt Damon star in HBO's forthcoming major TV film event BEHIND THE CANDELABRA, directed by Steven Soderbergh, and a new teaser trailer has just been released for the biopic of the iconic pianist. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Albuquerque - Week of 3/30/2014
by BWW - Mar 30, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/30/2014 for Albuquerque (more...)

BWW Reviews: Noel Coward's Rarely Produced A SONG AT TWILIGHT Receives a Stellar Mounting at Pasadena Playhouse
by Don Grigware - Mar 25, 2014

A Song at Twilight/by Noel Coward/directed by Art Manke/Pasadena Playhouse/through April 13 (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Albuquerque - Week of 3/23/2014
by BWW - Mar 23, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/23/2014 for Albuquerque (more...)

Russian Arts Theater to Stage DR. CHEKHOV'S SWAN SONG AND OTHER PRESCRIPTIONS, 2/26-3/23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2013

Previously presented at sold-out theaters, critically acclaimed Russian director Aleksey Burago returns with his signature staging of Anton Chekhov, this time at the historic Stanton Street Shul. (more...)

BWW Asks - Is It Time for AMERICAN IDOL to Sing Its Swan Song?
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 20, 2014

Should Season 13 be the last for the long-running singing competition or does American Idol still have some tricks up its sleeve? (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Albuquerque - Week of 3/02/2014
by BWW - Mar 2, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/02/2014 for Albuquerque (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Albuquerque - Week of 3/16/2014
by BWW - Mar 16, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/16/2014 for Albuquerque (more...)

Glee-Cap: City of Angels.
by Robert Lawlor - Mar 11, 2014

Let the sunshine in, Gleeks! No, there's not going to be a production of Hair this week - thank god. This week, the Gleeks are hitting the land of sun, surf, and celebrities. You guessed it, Gleeks - the New Directions are hitting LA! It's Nationals time, and the battle is on to win one for the home team, including several departing seniors. Will New Directions come out victorious or will LaLa land send them packing as fast as a Jennifer Aniston comedy after opening weekend? It's Nationals in LA, Gleeks! Get into it! Will calls Sam to his office and instills in him confidence to be the leader that Finn once was, despite Sam being unsure of such a title. Carole and Burt stop by the choir room, and instill their own confidence into the glee club with memories of Finn, but with optimism and fun as their main point. With the Hummel-Hudson's as chaperones, the glee club gets psyched for Nationals with 'I Love LA'. Once in LA, the glee clubs hits the sightseeing tour and really feel the love for the City of Angels. Once at the hotel, the glee club gets a familiar visitor in Mercedes, who has finally found success in music. The New Directions meet their competition in Throat Explosion and their leading man, Jean Baptiste (none other than Broadway's Skylar Astin). Ryder asks Marley about why she seems to have given up on her love of music, but doesn't really like that Marley is considering this Nationals to be her Swan Song. The New Directions sneak onto the stage to have a moment the night before performance, where Sam calls to mind Finn's promise that they'd make it to Nationals and win, and plans to keep that promise. Jean Baptiste and Throat Explosion crash the moment, and despite the gauntlet being thrown, respect the memory of their loss and struggle as a club over the years, but also reminds them that everyone is waiting to see if they can overcome their circumstances. (more...)

THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN, Great Authors Out Loud Series, Johnny Winter and More Set for Centenary Stage, March 2013
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2013

As audiences begin to thaw out from the winter frost, Centenary Stage Company welcomes all to the theater. This March, CSC has a witty Irish play that helps audiences get in the St. Patrick's Day spirit, a CSC premiere performance for families of a popular kids book brought to life, a one-woman theatre extravaganza from a legendary Broadway star, a free staged reading presented by two theater greats talking about another theater great-Anton Chekov, and a weekend full of Blues music with world-renowned musical artists like Johnny Winter. (more...)

VIDEO: GLEE Keeps it Classic with Black & White Performance of YOU'RE ALL THE WORLD
by TV News Desk - Mar 1, 2013

GLEE takes a classic spin with Emma and Will's duet of ALL THE WORLD, from the film ROYAL WEDDING, when Fox's hit show returns on March 7. Check out their black and white number below! (more...)

BEHIND THE CANDELABRA Arrives On DVD/Blu 9/17
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 27, 2013

HBO's spectacularly successful biopic tracing the later life of piano superstar Liberace, BEHIND THE CANDELABRA, starring Michael Douglas and Matt Damon is set to arrive on DVD and Blu-ray on September 17 it has now been confirmed. (more...)

BWW CD Reviews: NUNSENSE: 30th ANNIVERSARY CAST RECORDING is Vividly Fun
by David Clarke - Jun 26, 2013

NUNSENSE premiered in 1983 at The Duplex in New York City. It was expanded and then re-opened Off-Broadway on December 12, 1985 at the Cherry Lane Theatre. There it won four Outer Critics' Circle Awards, including 'Best Off-Broadway Musical.' It moved to the Douglas Fairbanks Theater, where it ran for over 10 years. NUNSENSE is the second-longest running Off-Broadway show in history, and had become an international phenomenon by the time it closed. To celebrate 30 years of NUNSENSE, Dan Goggin's show about the Little Sisters of Hoboken received a new official cast recording titled NUNSENSE: 30th ANNIVERSARY CAST RECORDING. (more...)

FLASHDANCE THE MUSICAL Comes to the Majestic 6/18; Tickets On Sale 3/1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2013

FLASHDANCE-THE MUSICAL, the stage adaptation of the 1983 hit film that defined a generation, will perform at the Majestic Theatre for eight performances June 18-23. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m., Friday, March 1. (more...)

FLASHDANCE THE MUSICAL Comes to the Majestic Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2013

FLASHDANCE-THE MUSICAL, the stage adaptation of the 1983 hit film that defined a generation, will perform at the Majestic Theatre for eight performances tonight, June 18-23. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m., Friday, March 1. (more...)

bergenPAC Welcomes The Zombies Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2013

Bergen Performance Arts Center in Englewood, New Jersey presents The Zombies, featuring Colin Blunstone and Rod Argent with special guests Et Tu Bruce, tonight, June 13, 2013 at 8pm. (more...)

Scoop: CASTLE on ABC - Today, June 1, 2013
by TV Scoop - Jun 1, 2013

Get all the scoop on CASTLE, airing on ABC today, June 1, 2013! (more...)

Anna Kendrick On Johnny Depp's Star Power & Meryl Streep's 'Last Midnight' In INTO THE WOODS
by Pat Cerasaro - Jan 31, 2014

Popular Hollywood star and Broadway baby Anna Kendrick opens up about her experience filming Rob Marshall's hotly anticipated stage-to-screen adaptation of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's celebrated fairy tale-themed musical INTO THE WOODS as part of a new interview. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boise - Week of 2/09/2014
by BWW - Feb 9, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/09/2014 for Boise (more...)

FLASHDANCE THE MUSICAL Comes to the Majestic 6/18; Tickets On Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2013

FLASHDANCE-THE MUSICAL, the stage adaptation of the 1983 hit film that defined a generation, will perform at the Majestic Theatre for eight performances June 18-23. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m., Today, March 1. (more...)

Russian Arts Theater Stages DR. CHEKHOV'S SWAN SONG AND OTHER PRESCRIPTIONS, Now thru 3/23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2013

Previously presented at sold-out theaters, critically acclaimed Russian director Aleksey Burago returns with his signature staging of Anton Chekhov, this time at the historic Stanton Street Shul. (more...)

FLASHDANCE THE MUSICAL Comes to the Majestic 6/18; Tickets On Sale 3/1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2013

FLASHDANCE-THE MUSICAL, the stage adaptation of the 1983 hit film that defined a generation, will perform at the Majestic Theatre for eight performances June 18-23. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m., Friday, March 1. (more...)

BWW REVIEWS: Weathervane's Take on LES MISERABLES Delightfully Different
by Paul Batterson - Dec 30, 2013

One of the great things about the theater is that art is constantly changing, constantly evolving. If it isn't, even the best of shows become stale, bland and, God forbid, boring. (more...)

Rare CDs by Legends Brand X & Percy Jones Set for Release
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2013

Although typically considered an off-shoot band for Genesis legend Phil Collins, UK prog-fusion group Brand X was much more than that. (more...)

FLASHDANCE Comes to Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 5/7-19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2013

Full casting has been announced for the Orange County engagement of FLASHDANCE - THE MUSICAL, the stage adaptation of the 1983 hit film that defined a generation. Joining Jillian Mueller as Alex and Matthew Hydzik as Nick are Katie Webber as Tess, Kelly Felthous as Gloria, DeQuina Moore as Kiki, Jo Ann Cunningham as Hannah, David R. Gordon as Jimmy, Matthew Henerson as Harry and Christian Whelan in the role of C.C. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Albuquerque - Week of 4/06/2014
by BWW - Apr 6, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/06/2014 for Albuquerque (more...)

BWW Reviews: Impressive Beatles Tribute RAIN Brings History and Harmony to Providence
by Veronica Bruscini - Apr 22, 2013

'RAIN's' long history - dating back to the 1970s with both US and international tours, as well as a recent limited engagement on Broadway - attests to the high quality of the production. This tour boasts an amazing sound, a sharp, authentic look, and an impressively talented quintet of musicians. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Albuquerque - Week of 4/13/2014
by BWW - Apr 13, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/13/2014 for Albuquerque (more...)

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