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Based on The Diary of Adam and Eve by Mark Twain

Based on The Lady or the Tiger? by Frank R. Stockton

Based on Passionella by Jules Feiffer

From the songwriting team of "Fiddler On The Roof" and "She Loves Me" comes a unique evening of three one-act musicals about men, women and a little thing called temptation. The first, "The Diary Of Adam And Eve," is a quirky, touching spin on the tale of the world's first couple, adapted from Mark Twain's "Extracts From Adam's Diary." The second, "The Lady Or The Tiger?," explores the fickleness of love in a rock and roll fable set in a mythical barbarian kingdom. Finally, "Passionella" is based on Jules Feiffer's offbeat Cinderella-story about a chimney sweep whose dreams of being a "glamorous movie star" nearly sabotage her one chance for true love.


Judith Clurman and Essential Voices USA Set for 'BERNSTEIN MEETS BROADWAY' Celebration at Barnes & Noble, 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

Celebrate the publication of Bernstein Meets Broadway: Collaborative Art in a Time of War (Oxford University Press) at Barnes and Noble, 86th Street & Lexington Avenue, New York City, on Monday, September 15, 2014 at 7PM. (more...)

Brian d'Arcy James Joins Boston Priest Pedophile Drama SPOTLIGHT
by Movies News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Deadline writes that Brian d'Arcy James has joined the cast of Open Road's SPOTLIGHT, directed by Tom McCarthy. James will star alongside Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Aaron Eckhart, Liev Schreiber, Rachel McAdams and Stanley Tucci in the film, which centers on the Boston Globe's real-life investigation into pedophile priests in the Catholic Church. (more...)

Ryan Murphy on Chenoweth's Return to GLEE: 'I Would Love That'
by TV News Desk - May 9, 2014

Ryan Murphy was asked by one of his many Twitter followers if Chenoweth's character would be returning for next year's sixth and final season of the musical dramedy. (more...)

Goodspeed's RAZZLE DAZZLE Gala to Honor Sheldon Harnick, 6/14
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014

Goodspeed Musicals is delighted to announce that Tony, Grammy and Pulitzer Prize winner Sheldon Harnick will be the latest recipient of The Goodspeed Award for Outstanding Contribution to Musical Theatre. Over the years Mr. Harnick's work has been represented on the Goodspeed stage with Fiorello! (1985), She Loves Me (1978), The Apple Tree (1999), and this summer's 50th Anniversary production of Fiddler on the Roof at the Goodspeed Opera House. The award will be presented by longtime friend and star of stage and screen, two time Tony Award-winner Tony Roberts (Broadway's Promises, Promises; They're Playing Our Song; Victor/Victoria; Cabaret). (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Kristin Chenoweth Helps Bring Broken Arrow Students to Carnegie Hall
by Stage Tube - May 5, 2014

Recently partnering with the Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center Foundation, Broadway's Kristin Chenoweth recently focused her philanthropy efforts to support fine arts and community relations in Broken Arrow, establishing the Kristin Chenoweth Fund for Arts and Education. Her first venture for the program was to help raise money for Broken Arrow Public Schools students to receive the opportunity of a lifetime. More than 200 fine arts students just travelled to New York City to share their talents with the world at the legendary Carnegie Hall. (more...)

Bay Street Theater Announces New Information About 23rd Annual Gala, Including Special Guests, 7/12
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2014

Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce its Honoree Presenters for its 23rd Bay Street Annual Summer Gala which will take place in Sag Harbor at the Long Wharf on July 12, 2014 to benefit Bay Street's educational and theatrical programs. (more...)

Jane Lynch, Alice Ripley, Justin Guarini, Marilyn Maye and More Set for 54 Below, June-Aug 2014
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2014

This June, July and August, 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth Returns to Carnegie Hall with THE EVOLUTION OF A SOPRANO Tonight
by BWW Special Coverage - May 3, 2014

Tonight, May 3 at 7:30 p.m., Emmy- and Tony Award-winning actress and recording artist Kristin Chenoweth returns to Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage with an all-new program entitled The Evolution of a Soprano. (more...)

Rivertown Theaters to Welcome Victory Belles, 7/4-6
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts invites you to salute the USA this 4th of July and enjoy a trip down memory lane with The National WWII Museum's charming vocal trio, The Victory Belles, and their newest red, white and blue celebration that takes audiences on a nostalgic journey through World War II-era musical classics. (more...)

'TETE-A-TETE' with Jim Brochu & Sheldon Harnick Set for 54 Below, 6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

This Sunday, June 1, 54 Below launches 'Tete-a-Tete with Jim Brochu & Friends,' the new series in which Broadway's legendary songwriters sit down with Drama Desk Award-winner Jim Brochu (Zero Hour, Character Man, The Big Voice: God or Merman) to discuss their life's work. This Sunday, Brochu will sit down with Tony and Pulitzer Prize winner Sheldon Harnick, the legendary lyricist and librettist who created iconic musicals including Fiddler on the Roof, She Loves Me, Fiorello and The Apple Tree. Tony nominee Anita Gillette (Chapter Two, Brighton Beach Memoirs, They're Playing Our Song) and MAC Award winner Steve Ross will take to the stage to perform some of Harnick's most beloved songs. (more...)

VIDEO: Megan Hilty Performs USO Medley on PBS's Memorial Day Concert Special
by TV News Desk - May 27, 2014

Broadway star Megan Hilty sang a USO medley at this year's National Memorial Day Concert 2014 broadcast on PBS on May 25th. (more...)

Alice Ripley, Katie Finneran & More Set for 54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

Coming up next week at, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Tony Yazbeck, Jay Armstrong Johnson & Clyde Alves to Play Sailors in ON THE TOWN Broadway Revival
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

Tony Yazbeck (Gypsy, A Chorus Line), Jay Armstrong Johnson (New York Philharmonic's Sweeney Todd, Hands On A Hardbody, Hair), and Clyde Alves (Bullets Over Broadway, Nice Work If You Can Get It) will play the roles of 'Gabey,' 'Chip,' and 'Ozzie' - the sailors on 24-hour shore leave who take on the Big Apple in the critically-acclaimed Broadway revival of ON THE TOWN, directed by John Rando (Tony Award for Urinetown) and choreographed by Joshua Bergasse (Emmy Award winner for 'Smash'). Yazbeck, Johnson, and Alves will reprise their performances from last summer's acclaimed Barrington Stage production. Yazbeck first thrilled audiences with his portrayal of 'Gabey' in John Rando's presentation of ON THE TOWN at City Center Encores in 2008. (more...)

THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- ALADDIN's Jonathan Freeman
by BWW Staff - May 16, 2014

In this week's edition, we caught up with Jonathan Freeman, who is starring as 'Jafar' in Aladdin- currently playing at the New Amsterdam Theatre. (more...)

Patina Miller and Tovah Feldshuh to Perform at Bay Street Theatre's 2014 Summer Gala, 7/12
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

Bay Street Theatre is pleased to announce that its 23rd Annual Summer Gala will take place in Sag Harbor at the Long Wharf on July 12, 2014 to benefit Bay Street's educational and theatrical programs. The chairs of the event are longstanding patrons of the theater and the arts, Christine Wachter-Campbell & Bill Campbell, and Pia & Jimmy Zankel. (more...)

THE APPLE TREE to Play Ye Olde Rose and Crown Theatre, Aug 12-30
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

The brilliant songwriting team behind FIDDLER ON THE ROOF and SHE LOVES ME (4 Off West End Award Nominations for our 2012 Production) have created a witty, tuneful and utterly charming musical. (more...)

Fox Valley Rep to Present SISTERS OF SWING, 6/5-7/27
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

Fox Valley Repertory takes an upbeat trip down memory lane this summer as they continue their 2014 theater series celebrating the lives and music of the famed Andrews Sisters in Sisters of Swing. This nostalgic musical, written by Beth Gilleland and Bob Beverage, is directed by Fox Valley Rep Artistic Director and Wheaton native John Gawlik with music direction by Jeffrey Poindexter and choreography by Christie Kerr of Lombard. Performances will take place at the Pheasant Run Resort Mainstage June 5 - July 27, 2014 (4051 E. Main St., St. Charles, IL; box office 630-584-6342). (more...)

On the Twentieth Century joins our 2014-15 Season!
by Roundabout Theatre Company - May 13, 2014

It is my great pleasure to announce that we will be producing the musical On the Twentieth Century, with book and lyrics by Betty Comden & Adolph Green, score by Cy Coleman, and directed by Scott Ellis. Kristin Chenoweth and Peter Gallagher will star in this production, opening in the spring of 2015 at the American Airlines Theatre. (more...)

It's Official! Kristin Chenoweth to Return to Broadway with Peter Gallagher in ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY in Spring 2015
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

It's been rumored, talked about, discussed and we've been reporting on it for what feels like forever -- and now, it's official! Roundabout Theatre Company has announced that it will present Tony & Emmy Award winner Kristin Chenoweth as 'Lily Garland' and Golden Globe & SAG Award winner & Tony nominee Peter Gallagher as 'Oscar Jaffe' in a new Broadway production of the classic musical ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY, directed by Scott Ellis and choreographed by Warren Carlyle. ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY features music by Cy Coleman and book & lyrics by Betty Comden & Adolph Green. (more...)

Bari Koral Family Rock Band Celebrates Father's Day with Philly Families, 6/15
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2014

Award-winning family music favorite Bari Koral brings her inspiring music to an all-ages show with the Bari Koral Family Rock Band on Father's Day -- Sunday, June 15 at 10:30 a.m. at the Hard Rock Cafe, 1113-31 Market Street, Philadelphia. (more...)

THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: TV's First Tony Awards
by Pat Cerasaro - May 1, 2014

In honor of the 2014 Tony Award nominations this week, we are shining a special spotlight on the first national broadcast of the Tony Awards, which occurred way back on March 26, 1967, with CABARET becoming the big winner of the night (and back on Broadway this season, as a matter of fact). (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth to Play Sleeping Beauty Villain in Disney Channel's DESCENDANTS
by TV News Desk - May 1, 2014

Kristin Chenoweth will take on the role of Sleeping Beauty villain Maleficent in the Disney Channel telepic DESCENDANTS. (more...)

Alan Alda to Star in Film Adaptation of Nicholas Sparks' THE LONGEST RIDE
by Movies News Desk - Jun 6, 2014

Alan Alda has signed on to star in the big screen adaptation of Nicholas Sparks bestselling novel THE LONGEST RIDE. (more...)

Rivertown Theaters to Welcome Victory Belles, 7/4-6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts invites you to salute the USA this 4th of July and enjoy a trip down memory lane with The National WWII Museum's charming vocal trio, The Victory Belles, and their newest red, white and blue celebration that takes audiences on a nostalgic journey through World War II-era musical classics. (more...)

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents PLAY IT AGAIN, MARVIN!, 6/28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

The music, humor, warmth and life of Marvin Hamlisch will once again grace the Heinz Hall stage when "Play It Again, Marvin! A Marvin Hamlisch Celebration" makes its world premiere with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on June 28 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Maria Friedman, Brian d'Arcy James and More to Join Pittsburgh Symphony for PLAY IT AGAIN, MARVIN!, 6/28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

The music, humor, warmth and life of Marvin Hamlisch will once again grace the Heinz Hall stage when "Play It Again, Marvin! A Marvin Hamlisch Celebration" makes its world premiere with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on June 28 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Goodspeed's RAZZLE DAZZLE Gala Honoring Sheldon Harnick!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

Goodspeed Musicals awarded Tony, Grammy and Pulitzer Prize winner Sheldon Harnick The Goodspeed Award for Outstanding Contribution to Musical Theatre on June 14, which featured Broadway luminaries and arts sustainers. Check out a look back at the evening below! (more...)

Glenn Miller Orchestra Coming to Ridgefield Playhouse, 7/12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

A legend lives on! The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra, the most popular and sought after big band in the world today for both concert and swing dance engagements, is coming to The Ridgefield Playhouse on Saturday, July 12, at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Menagerie's SWIMMING to Float Into Edinburgh Fringe, Aug 2-25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2014

Menagerie/Mercury Theatre Colchester/Escalator East to Edinburgh present SWIMMING by Jane Upton. BONES writer returns to the Fringe with a show that is very close to home. (more...)

Patti LuPone, The Skivvies, Ben Platt and More Will Play 54 Below, Aug-Sept 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

This August and September 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. (more...)

Anjelica Huston, Mia Farrow, Carol Burnett, Alan Alda & More Will Rotate Through All-Star Broadway Revival of A.R. Gurney's LOVE LETTERS at the Nederlander
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

A.R. Gurney's enduring romance about first loves and second chances, LOVE LETTERS, will have its first Broadway revival, beginning performances Saturday, September 13, 2014, at 8pm, at the Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41 Street). (more...)

Young People's Teen Musical Theatre Company Presents THE APPLE TREE, 7/25-8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2014

'The Apple Tree' features three short musicals based on stories by Mark Twain, Frank R. Stockton and Jules Feiffer with each musical comedy vignette highlighting a message about moral values. The first act is based on Mark Twain's 'The Diary of Adam and Eve,' the second act is based on Frank R. Stockton's 'The Lady or the Tiger?' and the third act is based on Jules Feiffer's 'Passionella.' (more...)

Patti LuPone, The Skivvies & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for July 28- August 3, 2014
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 27, 2014

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestra's begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven- o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week, including: Under the Covers, The Lady with the Torch, Dare to Dream, A Taylor Swift Love Story, and Freestyle Love Supreme. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 7/24- Kristin Chenoweth
by Stage Tube - Jul 24, 2014

Happy Birthday Kristin Chenoweth! On Broadway, Chenoweth has appeared in Steel Pier, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Epic Proportions, Funny Girl, Wicked, The Apple Tree, and Promises, Promises. Her Off-Broadway credits include The Fantasticks, Box Office of the Damned, Scapin, Strike Up the Band, A New Brain, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, Candide, The Apple Tree, Stairway to Paradise, Love, Loss and What I Wore and many more. She will soon return to Broadway in On the Twentieth Century. (more...)

Amy Ryan to Join Tom Hanks & Mark Rylance in Steven Spielberg's Cold War Thriller; Billy Magnussen & Alan Alda in Talks
by Movies News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

According to Deadline, Amy Ryan has signed on to join Tom Hanks and Mark Rylance in Steven Spielberg's upcoming Cold War thriller, hitting theaters on Oct. 6, 2015. In addition, the report notes that Alan Alda, Billy Magnussen, and Eve Hewson are nearing deals to board the film (more...)

Quartet of Broadway, West End Talent to Lead KISS ME, KATE at BBC Proms This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Following the enormous success of the semi-staged performance of My Fair Lady at the Proms in 2012, John Wilson returns to perform Cole Porter's Tony Award-winning musical Kiss Me, Kate. Joining John Wilson and the John Wilson Orchestra, Broadway stalwarts Ben Davis, Alexandra Silber, Tony Yazbeck and West End star Louise Dearman lead the cast in an irreverent reworking of Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew -- a play within a play. This is the BBC Proms debut for all four performers as they sing the energetic score in its original 1948 arrangement. (more...)

Patti LuPone, Charles Busch, Lindsay Mendez, The Skivvies and More Set for 54 Below, July-Aug 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

This July and August 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Preview of INSIDE ACT: HOW TEN ACTORS MADE IT AND HOW YOU CAN TOO- with Tony Yazbeck!
by Ken Womble - Aug 8, 2014

Why do some actors make it and others don't? Ken Womble sets out to find the answer to this question, one that has fascinated and tormented him for years, in his new book, INSIDE ACT: How Ten Actors Made it and How You Can Too (Hansen Publishing Group, 373 pages, $24.99). To celebrate the release, BroadwayWorld will be featuring chapter previews from the new book. Today, hear from Tony Yazbeck! (more...)

Stephen Lee Anderson, Stephen Bogardus, Patti Cohenour and More to Lead Steve Martin's BRIGHT STAR at The Old Globe; Walter Bobbie Directs!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2014

The Old Globe today announced the full cast and creative team for the World Premiere of Bright Star, a new American musical featuring music by Edie Brickell and Steve Martin, lyrics by Brickell, and book by Martin, based on an original story by Martin and Brickell. Directed by Walter Bobbie, Bright Star will run September 13 - November 2, 2014 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Preview performances run September 13 - September 27. Opening night is Sunday, September 28 at 7:00 p.m. Single tickets go on sale on Friday, August 8 at noon. (more...)

ALAN ALDA:YOUNGARTS MASTERCLASS to Debut on HBO, 9/16
by TV News Desk - Aug 5, 2014

The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts), the non-profit organization that contributes to the cultural vitality of the nation by supporting the artistic development of talented young artists, today announces that the next edition of their three-time Emmy-nominated HBO Family Documentary Special will be Alan Alda: YoungArts MasterClass. (more...)

Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits - ROCK OF AGES!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 23, 2014

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With weeks until the craziness begins, there is still plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's already occupied theaters. BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's ROCK OF AGES below! (more...)

BWW Interview: Broadway-Bound Tony Yazbeck Reveals Details on Toe-Tappin' 54 Below Debut, ON THE TOWN and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 2, 2014

Yazbeck, who is currently in rehearsals for a concert version of KISS ME KATE at London's Royal Albert Hall, recently took the time to chat with BroadwayWorld about the concerts, preparing for ON THE TOWN, and much more. Check out the full interview below! (more...)

Gary Griffin Set to Direct Manhattan Concert Productions' PARADE Concert
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

The TONY Award-winning score from Parade will be brought to life for one night only at Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center on February 16, 2015. Recent TONY-winner, and original composer, Jason Robert Brown will be at the helm to direct a star-studded cast and full chorus as Music Director, joined by Olivier Award-nominee Gary Griffin as Director. (more...)

Bari Koral Family Rock Band to Celebrate New Album at Club Passim, 10/26
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

Critically acclaimed family music favorite Bari Koral Family Rock Band celebrates the release of their new album “The Apple Tree & The Honey Bee” in a high-spirited concert for all ages on Sunday, October 26, 3:30 pm at Club Passim, 47 Palmer Street, Cambridge. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Stacie Bono Makes 54 Below Debut
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Aug 1, 2014

Princesses live a charmed life with their spell-bounding beauty, adoring princes and happily ever afters. Throughout history, this impression has fueled the fantasies of little girls, but as they grow into women, frequently devolves into twisted self-esteem, failed relationships, Facebook stalking and costly therapy bills. Is the princess path truly the way to happiness? (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Barbara Cook, Harvey Evans and More Wish Sheldon Harnick a Happy 90th Birthday!
by Stage Tube - Apr 30, 2014

Below, check out a wonderful, impromptu birthday greeting to the great Sheldon Harnick, the Tony-winning Broadway writer, lyricist and composer whose work includes Fiddler on the Roof, She Loves Me, Fiorello!, The Apple Tree, Tenderloin, and many more! (more...)

WAKE UP with BroadwayWorld - Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - Tony Nominees Meet the Press, 'RED-EYE' Opens Off-Broadway and More!
by Jessica Showers - Apr 30, 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: yesterday's Tony nominees meet the press, and we'll be bringing you TONS of coverage! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Louisville - Week of 4/27/2014
by BWW - Apr 27, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/27/2014 for Louisville (more...)

Michigan Premiere of THE ANDREWS BROTHERS Runs Now thru 5/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

Songs from the fabulous 40s hit the stage when the USO heads for the South Pacific. The headline act is the Andrews Sisters, but what happens when they get stuck in quarantine? Luckily, three brothers, who also just happen to have the last name of Andrews, know all the songs! Songs include 'Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy,' 'Slow Boat to China,' 'Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive,' and 'Don't Sit Under The Apple Tree' sung like you've never heard them before. (more...)

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