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All Aboard - Meet the Full Cast of THE LAST SHIP, Setting Sail Tonight on Broadway!All Aboard - Meet the Full Cast of THE LAST SHIP, Setting Sail Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Oct 26, 2014

THE LAST SHIP - the new musical with music and lyrics by 16-time Grammy Award-winner Sting and book by Tony Award winner John Logan and Pulitzer Prize-winner Brian Yorkey opens tonight, October 26. The Last Ship is directed by Tony Award winner Joe Mantello and choreographed by Olivier Award winner and Tony Award nominee Steven Hoggett. Scroll down to learn more about the full cast and watch the company onstage in a commercial for the show below! (more...)

Drama in the Berkshires - Meet the Full Cast of THE COUNTRY HOUSE!Drama in the Berkshires - Meet the Full Cast of THE COUNTRY HOUSE!
by Meet the Cast - Oct 25, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Club's New York premiere co-production of The Country House, the new play by Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan, opened on October 2 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the full cast and watch interviews with the company below! (more...)

SpeakEasy Stage Presents BAD JEWS, Now thru 11/29SpeakEasy Stage Presents BAD JEWS, Now thru 11/29
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

From today, October 24 through November 29, 2014, SpeakEasy Stage Company will present the New England premiere of BAD JEWS, a seriously smart comedy about family, faith, and legacy, written by Joshua Harmon. (more...)

Lowell Byers to Lead PERICLES, PRINCE OF TYRE at The Old Globe; Cast & Creatives Announced!Lowell Byers to Lead PERICLES, PRINCE OF TYRE at The Old Globe; Cast & Creatives Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team for the Old Globe/University of San Diego Graduate Theatre Program presentation of William Shakespeare's Pericles, Prince of Tyre, directed by Ray Chambers and running November 15 - November 23 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Opening night is Saturday, November 15 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Craig Zadan & Neil Meron Sign Development/Production Deal with The Shubert OrganizationCraig Zadan & Neil Meron Sign Development/Production Deal with The Shubert Organization
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

The Shubert Organization has signed a three-year development/production deal with producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, it was announced today by Shubert Chairman, Philip J. Smith, and Shubert President, Robert E. Wankel. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 11/09/2014Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 11/09/2014
by BWW - Nov 9, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/09/2014 for Boston (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 11/09/2014Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 11/09/2014
by BWW - Nov 9, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/09/2014 for Washington, DC (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 11/7/14 - THE ELEPHANT MAN, ELF, BEST IN SHOWS and More!WAKE UP with BWW 11/7/14 - THE ELEPHANT MAN, ELF, BEST IN SHOWS and More!
by Jessica Showers - Nov 7, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: Bradley Cooper brings THE ELEPHANT MAN to life on Broadway, ELF kicks off two tours today, stars gather this Sunday at BEST IN SHOWS to benefit the Humane Society and more! (more...)

Elisabeth Moss-Led THE HEIDI CHRONICLES Will Open at Broadway's Music Box Theatre on March 19!Elisabeth Moss-Led THE HEIDI CHRONICLES Will Open at Broadway's Music Box Theatre on March 19!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2014

Producers have announced that the first Broadway revival of the Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning Wendy Wasserstein play The Heidi Chronicles will begin performances February 23, 2015, at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street) with an official opening on Thursday, March 19, 2015. It will star Golden Globe-winner and six-time Emmy Award-nominee Elisabeth Moss ('Mad Men,' 'Top of the Lake,' Speed-the-Plow) as Heidi Holland - a woman willing to do what it takes to take on the world. It will also star Emmy Award-nominee Jason Biggs ('Orange Is The New Black,' American Pie), and Tony Award-nominee Bryce Pinkham (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson), and will feature Tracee Chimo (Lips Together, Teeth Apart, 'Orange Is The New Black,' Bad Jews) with additional casting to be announced. (more...)

Emmy Winner Merritt Wever, Peter Friedman & Frank Wood to Star in MCC's THE NETHEREmmy Winner Merritt Wever, Peter Friedman & Frank Wood to Star in MCC's THE NETHER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

MCC THEATER has announced initial casting for the New York premiere of Jennifer Haley's The Nether directed by Anne Kaufman. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Unveils New Initiatives to Compensate WritersPlaywrights Horizons Unveils New Initiatives to Compensate Writers
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

Playwrights Horizons today announced several major initiatives that will expand the ways in which theater writers are compensated. As a writer's theater dedicated to the support and development of contemporary American playwrights, composers and lyricists and to the production of their new work, Playwrights Horizons is committed to establishing new standards in compensation that will directly benefit all of its writers and taking a leadership position in responding to the reality that theater writers are among the lowest-compensated creative artists in America. (more...)

SpeakEasy Stage to Present BAD JEWS, 10/24-11/29SpeakEasy Stage to Present BAD JEWS, 10/24-11/29
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2014

From October 24 through November 29, 2014, SpeakEasy Stage Company will present the New England premiere of BAD JEWS, a seriously smart comedy about family, faith, and legacy, written by Joshua Harmon. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 11/23/2014Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 11/23/2014
by BWW - Nov 23, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/23/2014 for Washington, DC (more...)

Tickets on Sale Today for Broadway Revival of THE HEIDI CHRONICLES with Elisabeth MossTickets on Sale Today for Broadway Revival of THE HEIDI CHRONICLES with Elisabeth Moss
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

Producers have announced that tickets to the first Broadway revival of the Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning Wendy Wasserstein play The Heidi Chronicles will go on sale at 10:00 am today, November 21, 2014. (more...)

POCATELLO Begins Tonight at Playwrights HorizonsPOCATELLO Begins Tonight at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

Playwrights Horizons' production of POCATELLO, the world premiere of a new play by Obie, Drama Desk and Lortel awards winner and 2014 MacArthur Foundation 'Genius' grantee Samuel D. Hunter (The Whale at PH, The Few, A Bright New Boise), is directed by Davis McCallum (The Whale at PH, The Few, London Wall, A Bright New Boise, Water by the Spoonful). The play is the third production of the theater company's 2014/2015 Season. The production will begin previews tonight, November 21 with an opening night set for Monday, December 15. The limited engagement will play through Sunday evening, January 4, 2015 at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Tickets to Broadway Revival of THE HEIDI CHRONICLES with Elisabeth Moss On Sale TomorrowTickets to Broadway Revival of THE HEIDI CHRONICLES with Elisabeth Moss On Sale Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2014

Producers have announced that tickets to the first Broadway revival of the Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning Wendy Wasserstein play The Heidi Chronicles will go on sale at 10:00 am on November 21, 2014. Tickets will be available at Telecharge.com, by calling (212) 239-6200, or by visiting the box office of the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street). The box office will be open through January 4, 2015, and will reopen on January 26, 2015. (more...)

Full House - Meet the Cast of A DELICATE BALANCE, Opening Tonight on Broadway!Full House - Meet the Cast of A DELICATE BALANCE, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Nov 20, 2014

Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance opens tonight, November 20, on Broadway. The production stars Glenn Close (returning to Broadway for the first time in twenty years), John Lithgow, Lindsay Duncan, Bob Balaban, Clare Higgins, and Martha Plimpton. The limited engagement of A Delicate Balance, directed by Pam MacKinnon, will run through Sunday, February 22, 2015 at the Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the cast! (more...)

Diane Lane & Tony Shalhoub to Star in Lincoln Center Theatre's THE MYSTERY OF LOVE AND SEX in 2015Diane Lane & Tony Shalhoub to Star in Lincoln Center Theatre's THE MYSTERY OF LOVE AND SEX in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2014

Lincoln Center Theater has announced that Mamoudou Athie, Diane Lane, Gayle Rankin, and Tony Shalhoub will be featured in its upcoming production of THE MYSTERY OF LOVE AND SEX, a new play by Bathsheba Doran. The production, which will be directed by Sam Gold, will begin previews Thursday, February 5 and open on Monday, March 2 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

Brooke Adams and Tony Shalhoub Star in Commonwealth Shakespeare's HAPPY DAYS, Beginning TonightBrooke Adams and Tony Shalhoub Star in Commonwealth Shakespeare's HAPPY DAYS, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2014

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) will present its first indoor production as Theatre Company in Residence at Babson College, Samuel Beckett's classic Happy Days featuring Brooke Adams* (Lend Me A Tenor, CSC's The Last Will) and Tony Shalhoub* (Act One, Monk) tonight, November 18 - 23 at the Carling-Sorenson Theater at Babson College. (more...)

Tony Shalhoub and Brooke Adams Star in CSC's HAPPY DAYS, Beginning TonightTony Shalhoub and Brooke Adams Star in CSC's HAPPY DAYS, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2014

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) will present its first indoor production as Theatre Company in Residence at Babson College, Samuel Beckett's classic Happy Days featuring Brooke Adams* (Lend Me A Tenor, CSC's The Last Will) and Tony Shalhoub* (Act One, Monk) tonight, November 18 - 23 at the Carling-Sorenson Theater at Babson College. (more...)

Sunday Special: From the Screen to the Boards - This Season's Movie Stars on BroadwaySunday Special: From the Screen to the Boards - This Season's Movie Stars on Broadway
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 16, 2014

From Broadway debuts to stage veterans, this season is swarming with big screen stars. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you the backstory on this year's film-to-stage transplants. Scroll down to learn more, and be sure to let us who you're most excited to see on the Great White Way, plus which actors you'd like to make the leap! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 11/16/2014Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 11/16/2014
by BWW - Nov 16, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/16/2014 for Boston (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 11/16/2014Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 11/16/2014
by BWW - Nov 16, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/16/2014 for Washington, DC (more...)

Lowell Byers Leads PERICLES, PRINCE OF TYRE, Beginning Tonight at The Old GlobeLowell Byers Leads PERICLES, PRINCE OF TYRE, Beginning Tonight at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2014

The Old Globe teams with the University of San Diego Graduate Theatre Program to present William Shakespeare's Pericles, Prince of Tyre, directed by Ray Chambers and running tonight, November 15 - November 23 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. (more...)

GRAND CONCOURSE Opens Tonight at Playwrights HorizonsGRAND CONCOURSE Opens Tonight at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2014

Playwrights Horizons' world premiere production of GRAND CONCOURSE, a new play by playwright and two-time Obie Award-winning actress Heidi Schreck (author of There Are No More Big Secrets, Creature, Showtime's 'Nurse Jackie'), opens tonight, November 11, 2014. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Manhattan Theatre Club Honors Daniel Sullivan at Fall BenefitPhoto Coverage: Manhattan Theatre Club Honors Daniel Sullivan at Fall Benefit
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 11, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Club just presented its Fall Benefitlast night, honoring longtime MTC collaborator, Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan. The evening featured appearances by some of Broadway's biggest names: Danny Burstein (The Snow Geese), Raul Esparza (The Homecoming), Boyd Gaines (The Columnist), Heather MacRae who appeared in the 1968 production of Hair which Sullivan served as assistant director,Frances McDormand (Good People), Cynthia Nixon (Rabbit Hole), friend and colleague Jack O'Brien, Mary-Louise Parker(Proof), and David Hyde Pierce (Accent on Youth). BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and you can check out photos below! (more...)

KC Rep's SANTALAND to Run 12/6-24 at Copaken StageKC Rep's SANTALAND to Run 12/6-24 at Copaken Stage
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2014

Kansas City Repertory Theatre continues its 50th anniversary celebration with the return of David Sedaris' The Santaland Diaries, directed by Kansas City Repertory Theatre Artistic Director Eric Rosen. This hilarious send-up of David Sedaris' tale of elfin' woe in his brief, misguided career as a Macy's elf, skewers the sentimental love of all things Christmas. This show will feature Brian Sills, who starred in last year's production as Crumpet, the disgruntled Macy's holiday elf. Shanna Jones, whom audiences saw open the production last year as one half of The Shenanigans, will perform holiday musical numbers during the performance. Performances run December 6 through 24 at KC Rep's downtown Copaken Stage in the Power & Light District. Press night is Thursday, December 11, 7pm curtain. This performance, as a work of satire, contains material that might be objectionable to some audiences. Appropriate for ages 16 and up. Past production high resolution photos can be found here. (more...)

MTC Honors Daniel Sullivan at Tonight's Fall Benefit; David Hyde Pierce, Cynthia Nixon & More to AppearMTC Honors Daniel Sullivan at Tonight's Fall Benefit; David Hyde Pierce, Cynthia Nixon & More to Appear
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Club presents its Fall Benefit, honoring longtime MTC collaborator, Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan. (more...)

Elise Kibler to Lead Shakespeare in the Square's THE TRAGEDY OF ROMEO AND JULIET Before Broadway DebutElise Kibler to Lead Shakespeare in the Square's THE TRAGEDY OF ROMEO AND JULIET Before Broadway Debut
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2015

Always a bridesmaid, appearing off-Broadway and as a Broadway understudy, Elise Kibler is now the Broadway bride, with her upcoming debut in The Heidi Chronicles. During the months of rehearsal leading up to her Broadway debut, Elise will also star in William Shakespeare's THE TRAGEDY OF ROMEO AND JULIET as the title character, Juliet at The Gym at Judson (243 Thompson Street), which begins previews Wednesday, January 14th and opens on Sunday, January 18th. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 1/7/2015 - UNDER THE RADAR, 'PRAY FOR YOU SO HARD' and More!WAKE UP with BWW 1/7/2015 - UNDER THE RADAR, 'PRAY FOR YOU SO HARD' and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jan 7, 2015

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: UNDER THE RADAR launches today, 'PRAY FOR YOU SO HARD' begins previews, Takei talks ALLEGIANCE and more! (more...)

Skylight Theatre to Launch 2015 Season with DISCONNECTION, 1/24Skylight Theatre to Launch 2015 Season with DISCONNECTION, 1/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

Launching their 2015 Season, shortly after garnering the most Ovation Awards of any intimate theater in 2014, Skylight Theatre Company opens with Allen Barton's newest work, DISCONNECTION (2013-Years To The Day was his critically acclaimed world premiere with extended run in LA/NY/Edinburgh). (more...)

Drama League to Honor CBS' THE GOOD WIFE at Annual GalaDrama League to Honor CBS' THE GOOD WIFE at Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

The Drama League will recognize the CBS Television series "The Good Wife" as its 2015 Arts Ally in recognition of Executive Producers Robert and Michelle King and Casting Director Mark Saks, whose enthusiastic support of the Broadway community and its artists have immeasurably benefited both the television and theater industries. (more...)

Newcomers to Join Elisabeth Moss, Jason Biggs & Bryce Pinkham in THE HEIDI CHRONICLES on Broadway; Full Cast Set!Newcomers to Join Elisabeth Moss, Jason Biggs & Bryce Pinkham in THE HEIDI CHRONICLES on Broadway; Full Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

Producers have announced that Ali Ahn will play the role of Susan Johnston, Leighton Bryan will play the roles of Jill/Debbie/Lisa, Elise Kibler will play the roles of Becky/Clara/Denise, and Andy Truschinski will play the roles of Chris Boxer/Mark/Waiter/Ray in the first Broadway revival of the Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning Wendy Wasserstein play The Heidi Chronicles. This will be the Broadway debut for Ahn and Truschinski, and, with the exception of understudy roles, this will also be the Broadway debut for Bryan and Kibler. (more...)

SUBMISSIONS ONLY's Kate Wetherhead and Anne L. Nathan Will Teach Musical Theatre Audition Workshop on 1/25SUBMISSIONS ONLY's Kate Wetherhead and Anne L. Nathan Will Teach Musical Theatre Audition Workshop on 1/25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2015

Stars of "Submissions Only" Kate Wetherhead (Legally Blonde, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Ordinary Days) and Anne L. Nathan (Once, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Ragtime, Assassins) are teaching "How to Feel Good About Your Audition," a musical theater audition workshop on Sunday, January 25th at Studio 353. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Robyn Allen and Alexandra Utpadel Fuel the Fire of RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURNBWW Reviews: Robyn Allen and Alexandra Utpadel Fuel the Fire of RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN
by Herbert Paine - Jan 23, 2015

Robyn Allen and Alexandra Utpadel deliver singularly powerful turns in Theatre artists Studio's production of RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN (more...)

SUBMISSIONS ONLY's Kate Wetherhead and Anne L. Nathan Will Teach Musical Theatre Audition Workshop on 1/25SUBMISSIONS ONLY's Kate Wetherhead and Anne L. Nathan Will Teach Musical Theatre Audition Workshop on 1/25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

Stars of "Submissions Only" Kate Wetherhead (Legally Blonde, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Ordinary Days) and Anne L. Nathan (Once, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Ragtime, Assassins) are teaching "How to Feel Good About Your Audition," a musical theater audition workshop on Sunday, January 25th at Studio 353. (more...)

BWW Interviews: He's Got Some Nice Work: A Chat with Nice Work If You Can Get It's Reed CampbellBWW Interviews: He's Got Some Nice Work: A Chat with Nice Work If You Can Get It's Reed Campbell
by Ellen Burns - Jan 21, 2015

As “Cookie,” the charming, mischievous troublemaker-with-a-heart in the national tour of Broadway's Nice Work If You Can Get It, Reed Campbell has a sweet deal: he gets to do work he loves and travel the country at the same time. Touring, Reed admits, is physically demanding, and taking on the role for which original Broadway cast member, Michael McGrath won a 2012 Tony award, gave him pause, but he loves the Nice Work cast and creative team, that are “so cohesive, kind and energetic,” all important qualities for taking a production of this scale on the road. (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: Jason Biggs, Elisabeth Moss, Bryce Pinkham & THE HEIDI CHRONICLES Cast Meet the Press!FREEZE FRAME: Jason Biggs, Elisabeth Moss, Bryce Pinkham & THE HEIDI CHRONICLES Cast Meet the Press!
by Walter McBride - Jan 20, 2015

The Heidi Chronicles will begin performances on Monday, February 23, 2015, with an official opening on Thursday, March 19, 2015, at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street). Tony Award-winner Pam MacKinnon (Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance, Edward Albee'sWho's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Clybourne Park) will direct. The production will star Golden Globe-winner and six-time Emmy Award-nominee Elisabeth Moss ('Mad Men,' 'Top of the Lake,' Speed-the-Plow), Emmy Award-nominee Jason Biggs ('Orange Is The New Black,' American Pie), Tony Award-nominee Bryce Pinkham (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson), and Tracee Chimo (Lips Together, Teeth Apart, 'Orange Is The New Black,' Bad Jews), with Ali Ahn, Leighton Bryan, Elise Kibler, and Andy Truschinski. The company just met the press and you can check out a photo preview below. Check back later for full coverage! (more...)

BWW TV: In Rehearsal with the Cast of Broadway-Bound THE HEIDI CHRONICLES!BWW TV: In Rehearsal with the Cast of Broadway-Bound THE HEIDI CHRONICLES!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 20, 2015

The Heidi Chronicles will begin performances on Monday, February 23, 2015, with an official opening on Thursday, March 19, 2015, at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street). Tony Award-winnerPam MacKinnon (Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance, Edward Albee'sWho's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Clybourne Park) will direct. The production will star Golden Globe-winner and six-time Emmy Award-nominee Elisabeth Moss ('Mad Men,' 'Top of the Lake,' Speed-the-Plow), Emmy Award-nomineeJason Biggs ('Orange Is The New Black,' American Pie), Tony Award-nominee Bryce Pinkham (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson), and Tracee Chimo (Lips Together, Teeth Apart, 'Orange Is The New Black,' Bad Jews), with Ali Ahn, Leighton Bryan, Elise Kibler, and Andy Truschinski. The company just met the press and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on hand to chat with the full gang. Check out what they had to say below! (more...)

Leigh Silverman to Helm WP Theater's World Premiere of BRIGHT HALF LIFE at New York City CenterLeigh Silverman to Helm WP Theater's World Premiere of BRIGHT HALF LIFE at New York City Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

Women's Project Theater, under the leadership of newly-appointed Producing Artistic Director Lisa McNulty, is pleased to present the World Premiere of BRIGHT HALF LIFE - a new play by Pulitzer Prize finalist Tanya Barfield and directed by Tony Award nominee Leigh Silverman - in a five-week limited engagement at New York City Center Stage II (131 W. 55th Street) from Tuesday, February 17 to March 22, 2015. Opening night is set for Wednesday, February 25. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 1/20/2015 - HAMILTON, 'PRAY FOR YOU SO HARD', LET THE RIGHT ONE IN and More!WAKE UP with BWW 1/20/2015 - HAMILTON, 'PRAY FOR YOU SO HARD', LET THE RIGHT ONE IN and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jan 20, 2015

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: HAMILTON and 'PRAY FOR YOU SO HARD' start off-Broadway, vampires creep into NYC with LET THE RIGHT ONE IN and more! (more...)

Photo Flash: Billy Magnussen, Alan Cumming, Laura Benanti & More Photographed for THE CREATIVE FACES PROJECTPhoto Flash: Billy Magnussen, Alan Cumming, Laura Benanti & More Photographed for THE CREATIVE FACES PROJECT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

TONY, Emmy and NAACP Award winner Phylicia Rashad (A Raisin In The Sun, Cat On a Hot Tin Roof, The Cosby Show), TONY nominee Billy Magnussen (Vanya and Sonya and Masha and Spike, Disney's Into The Woods), TONY nominee Bryce Pinkham (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, The Heidi Chronicles), TONY, Olivier and Emmy Award winner Alan Cumming (Cabaret, Macbeth, CBS's The Good Wife), and TONY winner Laura Benanti (Gypsy, In the Next Room / The Vibrator Play, ABC's Nashville) have all been photographed by Jason Zeren for The Creative Faces Project. The bi-weekly publication of their individual entries will begin this week, starting with Phylicia Rashad on Thursday, January 22nd on The Creative Faces Project website. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Names Adam Greenfield New Associate Artistic DirectorPlaywrights Horizons Names Adam Greenfield New Associate Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

Playwrights Horizons announced today the promotion of the theater company's Director of New Play Development Adam Greenfield to Associate Artistic Director. This is the first major change to the Artistic leadership of the acclaimed organization since Mr. Sanford was promoted from the same associate position to become Artistic Director in 1996. (more...)

AKA NYC Wins Five Davey Awards for Work on Behalf of ONCE and ALL THE WAYAKA NYC Wins Five Davey Awards for Work on Behalf of ONCE and ALL THE WAY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

AKA NYC was a multiple winner at this year's Davey Awards, scoring five Silver Awards for its work in behalf of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical ONCE: THE MUSICAL and Tony Award-winning Best Play ALL THE WAY. (more...)

We're All Human - Meet the Full Cast of THE ELEPHANT MAN, Opening Tonight on Broadway!We're All Human - Meet the Full Cast of THE ELEPHANT MAN, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Dec 7, 2014

Bernard Pomerance's Tony Award-winning play The Elephant Man, starring two-time Academy Award nominee Bradley Cooper as John Merrick, Academy Award nominee Patricia Clarkson as Mrs. Kendal, and Alessandro Nivola as Dr. Frederick Treves, is directed by Tony Award nominee Scott Ellis. The production officially opens at Broadway's Booth Theatre tonight, December 7, 2014. Scroll down to learn more about the company and watch interviews with the cast! (more...)

KC Rep's SANTALAND DIARIES Runs Now thru 12/24 at Copaken StageKC Rep's SANTALAND DIARIES Runs Now thru 12/24 at Copaken Stage
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2014

Kansas City Repertory Theatre continues its 50th anniversary celebration with the return of David Sedaris' The Santaland Diaries, directed by Kansas City Repertory Theatre Artistic Director Eric Rosen. This hilarious send-up of David Sedaris' tale of elfin' woe in his brief, misguided career as a Macy's elf, skewers the sentimental love of all things Christmas. This show will feature Brian Sills, who starred in last year's production as Crumpet, the disgruntled Macy's holiday elf. Shanna Jones, whom audiences saw open the production last year as one half of The Shenanigans, will perform holiday musical numbers during the performance. Performances run December 6 through 24 at KC Rep's downtown Copaken Stage in the Power & Light District. Press night is Thursday, December 11, 7pm curtain. This performance, as a work of satire, contains material that might be objectionable to some audiences. Appropriate for ages 16 and up. Past production high resolution photos can be found here. (more...)

Theatre Artists Studio to Stage AZ Premiere of RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN, 1/16-2/1Theatre Artists Studio to Stage AZ Premiere of RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN, 1/16-2/1
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2014

Theatre Artists Studio presents the Arizona Premiere of Gina Gionfriddo's new play, Rapture, Blister, Burn, January 16 through February 1, 2015. (more...)

Something's Coming: What's Ahead for Broadway in Spring 2015!Something's Coming: What's Ahead for Broadway in Spring 2015!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 28, 2014

2015 is almost here, and that means that a slew of new shows are on their way to the Great White Way. Before the 2015 Awards season gets started, no less than nineteen new productions will take tike their first Broadway bows. Catch up on what's in store for the season ahead below! (more...)

Jeff Kready to Assume Role of 'Monty Navarro' in Broadway's 'GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE'; Bryce Pinkham to ReturnJeff Kready to Assume Role of 'Monty Navarro' in Broadway's 'GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE'; Bryce Pinkham to Return
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

The reigning Tony Award-winning Best Musical, A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, will welcome a new Monty Navarro when Tony Award nominee Bryce Pinkham takes a temporary leave of absence to co-star in the limited Broadway enagement of The Heidi Chronicles. Assuming the role of Monty beginning on Tuesday, January 20 will be original ensemble member and Monty understudy Jeff Kready, whose other Broadway credits include Billy Elliot: The Musical and the revivals of Sunday in the Park with George and Les Miserables. (more...)

Sunday Special: ANNIE Through the AgesSunday Special: ANNIE Through the Ages
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 14, 2014

With ANNIE returning to the big screen this week, we've rounded up the musical's leading ladies -- both onstage and off -- since 1977! (more...)

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