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Based on the novel by William Saroyan

Touchstone Theatre to Present Brett Keyser in DARWINII: THE COMEUPPANCE OF MAN, 10/4Touchstone Theatre to Present Brett Keyser in DARWINII: THE COMEUPPANCE OF MAN, 10/4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2013

Touchstone Theatre presents guest artist Brett Keyser in the one-man show, Darwinii: The Comeuppance of Man. The show performs October 4 and 5 at 8pm at the Charles A. Brown Ice House in Bethlehem, PA in conjunction with Ice House Tonight. (more...)

Sexy Sass Dawn Derow Serves LEGIT at Metropolitan Room TonightSexy Sass Dawn Derow Serves LEGIT at Metropolitan Room Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

Sexy Coloratura, MAC Award Nominee Dawn Derow, the New England song bird, serves it up again, at New York's Metropolitan Room in an Opera Cabaret entitled 'LEGIT,' tonight, September 26. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Backstage Special with 6 of Theatre's Hottest Costume Designers, Part 2 - PRESENTED BY BERGDORF GOODMANBWW TV Exclusive: Backstage Special with 6 of Theatre's Hottest Costume Designers, Part 2 - PRESENTED BY BERGDORF GOODMAN
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Sep 25, 2014

A very special edition of Backstage with Richard Ridge comes to you today, presented by Bergdorf Goodman. The panel features 6 of the theatre world'ss most celebrated and influential costume designers. In this special discussion, they explore current trends in costume design, as well as the impact design has on consumer fashions, and how contemporary fashion influences costume design. BWW TV Exclusive: Backstage Special - 6 of Theatre's Hottest Costume Designers Talk Trends, Fashion & More - PRESENTED BY BERGDORF GOODMANClick and drag to moveA New York landmark since 1901, Bergdorf Goodman represents the pinnacle of style, service and modern luxury. Located at 5th Avenue and 58th Street, it is the leading fashion authority and a singular destination for the most discerning customers from around the world. This special panel was filmed at Eric Winterling Costumes Inc., who have been making costumes for shows on Broadway and beyond for more than 20 years. Featured on the panel are Jess Goldstein, William Ivey Long,Rita Ryack, Carrie Robbins, Gregg Barnes, and David Zinn. Check out Part 2 of the conversation below, and CLICK HERE to watch Part 1! (more...)

Sexy Sass Dawn Derow Serves LEGIT at Metropolitan Room, 9/26Sexy Sass Dawn Derow Serves LEGIT at Metropolitan Room, 9/26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2014

Sexy Coloratura, MAC Award Nominee Dawn Derow, the New England song bird, serves it up again, at New York's Metropolitan Room in an Opera Cabaret entitled 'LEGIT,' on September 26. (more...)

Michael Cumpsty, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio and Alessandro Nivola Join Roger Rees in Roundabout Theatre's THE WINSLOW BOY, Beg. TonightMichael Cumpsty, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio and Alessandro Nivola Join Roger Rees in Roundabout Theatre's THE WINSLOW BOY, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2013

Roundabout Theatre Company presents The Winslow Boy, starring Tony nominee Michael Cumpsty as 'Desmond Curry', Academy & Tony Award nominee Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio as 'Grace Winslow', Alessandro Nivola as 'Sir Robert Morton' and Tony Award winner Roger Rees as 'Arthur Winslow'. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Backstage Special - 6 of Theatre's Hottest Costume Designers Talk Trends, Fashion & More -  PRESENTED BY BERGDORF GOODMANBWW TV Exclusive: Backstage Special - 6 of Theatre's Hottest Costume Designers Talk Trends, Fashion & More - PRESENTED BY BERGDORF GOODMAN
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Sep 17, 2014

A very special edition of Backstage with Richard Ridge comes to you today, presented by Bergdorf Goodman. The panel features 6 of the theatre world'ss most celebrated and influential costume designers. In this special discussion, they explore current trends in costume design, as well as the impact design has on consumer fashions, and how contemporary fashion influences costume design. Click and drag to moveA New York landmark since 1901, Bergdorf Goodman represents the pinnacle of style, service and modern luxury. Located at 5th Avenue and 58th Street, it is the leading fashion authority and a singular destination for the most discerning customers from around the world. This special panel was filmed at Eric Winterling Costumes Inc., who have been making costumes for shows on Broadway and beyond for more than 20 years. Featured on the panel are Jess Goldstein, William Ivey Long, Rita Ryack, Carrie Robbins, Gregg Barnes, and David Zinn. (more...)

Five World Premieres Set for Tarragon Theatre's 2014-15 Season: 'LIES, SEX, AND WHAT COMES NEXT'Five World Premieres Set for Tarragon Theatre's 2014-15 Season: 'LIES, SEX, AND WHAT COMES NEXT'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Artistic Director Richard Rose and General Manager Gideon Arthurs proudly rolled out Tarragon Theatre's 8-play 2014-15 season today, filled with adventurous theatrical experiences both on and off the stage, and set Tarragon up for a fresh, affordable and seductive reinvention of the theatre-going experience. Tarragon's 44th season, dubbed 'Lies, Sex & What Comes Next', features works from some of Canada's greatest talents alongside brilliant artistry from Germany for a roster that showcases five world premieres of Canadian plays, two English-language premieres of cutting-edge German works and a brand new, home-grown Shakespeare adaptation. (more...)

Touchstone Theatre Presents Brett Keyser in DARWINII: THE COMEUPPANCE OF MAN TonightTouchstone Theatre Presents Brett Keyser in DARWINII: THE COMEUPPANCE OF MAN Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2013

Touchstone Theatre presents guest artist Brett Keyser in the one-man show, Darwinii: The Comeuppance of Man. The show performs tonight and tomorrow, October 4 and 5 at 8pm at the Charles A. Brown Ice House in Bethlehem, PA in conjunction with Ice House Tonight. (more...)

Touchstone Theatre to Present Brett Keyser in DARWINII: THE COMEUPPANCE OF MAN, 10/4Touchstone Theatre to Present Brett Keyser in DARWINII: THE COMEUPPANCE OF MAN, 10/4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2013

Touchstone Theatre presents guest artist Brett Keyser in the one-man show, Darwinii: The Comeuppance of Man. The show performs October 4 and 5 at 8pm at the Charles A. Brown Ice House in Bethlehem, PA in conjunction with Ice House Tonight. (more...)

Cumpsty, Mastrantonio, Nivola and More Join Rees in Roundabout's THE WINSLOW BOY, Opening TonightCumpsty, Mastrantonio, Nivola and More Join Rees in Roundabout's THE WINSLOW BOY, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2013

Roundabout Theatre Company presents The Winslow Boy, starring Tony nominee Michael Cumpsty as 'Desmond Curry', Academy & Tony Award nominee Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio as 'Grace Winslow', Alessandro Nivola as 'Sir Robert Morton' and Tony Award winner Roger Rees as 'Arthur Winslow'. (more...)

THE COTTAGE and More Set for APAC's 13th Season, Beg. TodayTHE COTTAGE and More Set for APAC's 13th Season, Beg. Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2013

The Astoria Performing Arts Center (APAC), recipient of the 2012 Caffe Cino Fellowship Award from the Innovative Theatre Foundation, has announced their 13th season will include a world premiere play by Sandy Rustin (Rated P (for Parenthood)) THE COTTAGE, directed by Adam Dannheisser (Rock of Ages, resident director), and Rodgers and Hammerstein's ALLEGRO, directed by Artistic Director Tom Wojtunik. APAC's performance venue is located at the Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 30-44 Crescent St (@30th Rd), in Astoria, Queens. In the meantime, APAC's Board of Directors is in the midst of a search to find a new Executive Director, visit apacny.org for more information. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 11/17/14 - SIDE SHOW, PUNK ROCK, Elaine Stritch and More!WAKE UP with BWW 11/17/14 - SIDE SHOW, PUNK ROCK, Elaine Stritch and More!
by Jessica Showers - Nov 17, 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: It's a crazy-busy Monday! SIDE SHOW brings the freaks back to Broadway, PUNK ROCK and STRAIGHT WHITE MEN open off-Broadway, stars gather to celebrate Elaine Stritch and so much more! (more...)

Piedmont Avenue Repertory Theatre to Present THE DINING ROOM, Begin. 11/21Piedmont Avenue Repertory Theatre to Present THE DINING ROOM, Begin. 11/21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2013

The newly organized Piedmont Avenue Repertory Theatre (P.A.R.T.) will perform its inaugural production "The Dining Room" by A. R. Gurney on Thanksgiving weekend and the weekend before at the Piedmont Center for the Arts, 801 Magnolia St., Piedmont, CA. (more...)

Fuel Presents THE ROOF, Commissioned by National Theatre's LIFT, Now thru June 28Fuel Presents THE ROOF, Commissioned by National Theatre's LIFT, Now thru June 28
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2014

THE ROOF, the brand new panoramic performance, directed by David Rosenberg (co-founder of Shunt) and Frauke Requardt in thier third collaboration following Electric Hotel (also a Fuel production) and Motor Show, begins today at Doon Street Car Park. (more...)

BLOOD BROTHERS Begins at Astoria Performing Arts Center TonightBLOOD BROTHERS Begins at Astoria Performing Arts Center Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2013

The Astoria Performing Arts Center (APAC) has announced Willy Russell's (Educating Rita and Shirley Valentine) BLOOD BROTHERS, musical staging by Christine O'Grady, musical direction by Julianne B. Merrill, and directed by Tom Wojtunik. BLOOD BROTHERS will play a limited engagement at the Good Shepherd United Methodist Church (30-44 Crescent St, Astoria, NY 11102. Entrance on 30th Road.) Performances begin tonight, May 2 and continue through Saturday, May 18. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Colleen Hawks, John Ashley Brown and More in APAC's BLOOD BROTHERSPhoto Flash: First Look at Colleen Hawks, John Ashley Brown and More in APAC's BLOOD BROTHERS
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2013

The Astoria Performing Arts Center has announced Willy Russell's (Educating Rita and Shirley Valentine) BLOOD BROTHERS, musical staging by Christine O'Grady, musical direction by Julianne B. Merrill, and directed by Tom Wojtunik. BLOOD BROTHERS will play a limited engagement at the Good Shepherd United Methodist Church (30-44 Crescent St, Astoria, NY 11102. Entrance on 30th Road.) Performances begin tonight, May 2 and continue through Saturday, May 18. Opening Night is Saturday, May 4 (8 p.m.). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BLOOD BROTHERS to Open at Astoria Performing Arts Center, 5/2BLOOD BROTHERS to Open at Astoria Performing Arts Center, 5/2
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2013

The Astoria Performing Arts Center (APAC) has announced Willy Russell's (Educating Rita and Shirley Valentine) BLOOD BROTHERS, musical staging by Christine O'Grady, musical direction by Julianne B. Merrill, and directed by Tom Wojtunik. BLOOD BROTHERS will play a limited engagement at the Good Shepherd United Methodist Church (30-44 Crescent St, Astoria, NY 11102. Entrance on 30th Road.) Performances begin Thursday, May 2 and continue through Today, May 18. (more...)

APAC's ALLEGRO to Run 5/1-17APAC's ALLEGRO to Run 5/1-17
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

The Award-Winning Astoria Performing Arts Center (APAC) and Artistic Director Tom Wojtunik are pleased to announce their production of Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II's ALLEGRO, choreographed by Christine O'Grady, musical directed by Julianne B. Merrill and directed by Wojtunik. ALLEGRO will play a limited engagement at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 30-44 Crescent St (@30th Rd), in Astoria, Queens. Performances begin Thursday, May 1 and continue through Today, May 17. Opening Night is Today, May 3 (8 p.m.). (more...)

APAC Announces BLOOD BROTHERS ExtensionAPAC Announces BLOOD BROTHERS Extension
by Kelsey Denette - May 14, 2013

THE ASTORIA PERFORMING ARTS CENTER (APAC) is pleased to announce the one-week extension of Willy Russell's (Educating Rita and Shirley Valentine) BLOOD BROTHERS, musical staging by Christine O'Grady, musical direction by Julianne B. Merrill, and directed by Tom Wojtunik. After playing to sold-out audiences and receiving critical acclaim, such as John Simon remarking, 'A tasteful revival of a worthwhile show, which you will want to catch whether or not you have seen the musical before,' BLOOD BROTHERS will extend a week at the Good Shepherd United Methodist Church (30-44 Crescent St, Astoria, NY 11102. Entrance on 30th Road). Performances began Thursday, May 2 and will now continue through Saturday, May 25. Opening Night was Saturday, May4 (8 p.m.). (more...)

APAC's ALLEGRO Extends Through 5/24APAC's ALLEGRO Extends Through 5/24
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

The Award-Winning Astoria Performing Arts Center (APAC) and Artistic Director Tom Wojtunik are pleased to announce the one-week extension of Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II's ALLEGRO, choreographed by Christine O'Grady, musical directed by Julianne B. Merrill and directed by Wojtunik, as his last production as Artistic Director. ALLEGRO, of which Theatermania says, Wojtunik brings 'to elegant life,' will extend a week at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 30-44 Crescent St (@30th Rd), in Astoria, Queens. began Thursday, May 1 and will now continue through Saturday, May 24. Opening Night was Saturday, May 3 (8 p.m.). (more...)

APAC's ALLEGRO Begins TonightAPAC's ALLEGRO Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2014

The Award-Winning Astoria Performing Arts Center (APAC) and Artistic Director Tom Wojtunik are pleased to announce their production of Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II's ALLEGRO, choreographed by Christine O'Grady, musical directed by Julianne B. Merrill and directed by Wojtunik. ALLEGRO will play a limited engagement at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 30-44 Crescent St (@30th Rd), in Astoria, Queens. Performances begin tonight, May 1 and continue through Saturday, May 17. Opening Night is Saturday, May 3 (8 p.m.). (more...)

APAC's BLOOD BROTHERS Begins TomorrowAPAC's BLOOD BROTHERS Begins Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2013

THE ASTORIA PERFORMING ARTS CENTER (APAC) is pleased to announce Willy Russell's (Educating Rita and Shirley Valentine) BLOOD BROTHERS, musical staging by Christine O'Grady, musical direction by Julianne B. Merrill, and directed by Tom Wojtunik. BLOOD BROTHERS will play a limited engagement at the Good Shepherd United Methodist Church (30-44 Crescent St, Astoria, NY 11102. Entrance on 30th Road.) Performances begin Thursday, May 2 and continue through Saturday, May 18. Opening Night is Saturday, May 4 (8 p.m.). (more...)

Tony Maudsley to Don House Slippers in UK's HAIRSPRAY Tour; Full Casting AnnouncedTony Maudsley to Don House Slippers in UK's HAIRSPRAY Tour; Full Casting Announced
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Tony Maudsley (ITV1's Benidorm) will play Edna Turnblad in the major 40-week UK tour of Hairspray which will open at Curve theatre in Leicester this autumn. He will be joined by TV and stage actress and presenter Claire Sweeney (Educating Rita, Guys and Dolls) as Velma Von Tussle, Olivier Award nominated actor and much-loved Blue Peter presenter Peter Duncan (BBC1 Tumble) as Wilbur Turnblad and British singer and West End performer Brenda Edwards (Chicago, We Will Rock You, The X Factor) as Motormouth Maybelle. Freya Sutton will reprise the role of Tracy Turnblad alongside established musical theatre performer Jon Tsouras (A Chorus Line) who will play the role of Corny Collins. Dex Lee (The Scottsboro Boys) will play Seaweed, Ashley Gilmour (Miss Saigon) will play Link Larkin, Lauren Stroud (Wicked) will play Amber, Monique Young (Top Hat) will play Penny, Karis Jack (Urinetown) will play Little Inez, Adam Price (Hairspray) will play Male Authority Figure, Tracey Penn (Made in Dagenham) will play Female Authority Figure and Layton Williams (Bad Education, Billy Elliot) will play Duane. Further casting will be announced in due course. (more...)

Martin Sheen, Mischa Barton Set for KAT KRAMER'S FILMS THAT CHANGE THE WORLDMartin Sheen, Mischa Barton Set for KAT KRAMER'S FILMS THAT CHANGE THE WORLD
by Movies News Desk - Mar 30, 2015

Martin Sheen and Mischa Barton, stars of the film, Bhopal: A Prayer For Rain, will be among the participants kicking off the Seventh Annual Kat Kramer's Films That Change The World cinema series highlighting socially significant films, (more...)

APAC's ALLEGRO to Run 5/1-17APAC's ALLEGRO to Run 5/1-17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

The Award-Winning Astoria Performing Arts Center (APAC) and Artistic Director Tom Wojtunik are pleased to announce their production of Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II's ALLEGRO, choreographed by Christine O'Grady, musical directed by Julianne B. Merrill and directed by Wojtunik. ALLEGRO will play a limited engagement at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 30-44 Crescent St (@30th Rd), in Astoria, Queens. Performances begin Thursday, May 1 and continue through Saturday, May 17. Opening Night is Saturday, May 3 (8 p.m.). (more...)

APAC Sets Cast for Upcoming Production of Stephen Sondheim's MERRILY WE ROLL ALONGAPAC Sets Cast for Upcoming Production of Stephen Sondheim's MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

The Award-winning Astoria Performing Arts Center (APAC), will be presenting Merrily We Roll Along, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and a book by George Furth, based on the original play by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart. The musical will be choreographed by Misha Shields, musical directed by Ming Aldrich-Gan and directed by APAC's Artistic Director Dev Bondarin. The musical begins on Thursday, April 30, 2015 and continues through Saturday, May 23, 2015. APAC's performance venue is located at the Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 30-44 Crescent St (@ 30th Rd), in Astoria, Queens. (more...)

Betty Buckley, Lorna Luft & More Join FOLLIES Concert at Royal Albert Hall; Roles Finally Revealed!Betty Buckley, Lorna Luft & More Join FOLLIES Concert at Royal Albert Hall; Roles Finally Revealed!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2015

Betty Buckley, Lorna Luft, Charlotte Page, Peter Polycarpou, Amy Ellen Richardson and Jos Slovick complete the cast of Follies in Concert, with The City of London Philharmonic Orchestra, at the prestigious Royal Albert Hall, alongside ensemble members Sarah Bakker, CJ Field,Jennifer Davison, Emily Warner, Lucy James and Luke Fetherstone. (more...)

Tom Hanks to Reunite with Meg Ryan in ITHACA?Tom Hanks to Reunite with Meg Ryan in ITHACA?
by Movies News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

The Hollywood Reporter writes that Sleepless in Seattle co-stars Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan might reunite in the upcoming film ITHACA, based on William Saroyan's novel The Human Comedy. Hanks is in talks for a cameo appearance in addition to executive producing the feature. ITHACA is Ryan's directorial debut. (more...)

John Fugelsang & More to Perform Original Works at The Cutting Room, 6/18John Fugelsang & More to Perform Original Works at The Cutting Room, 6/18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2013

On June 18 at 8pm, Eve Brandstein will play host to award winning writers, actors and musicians performing original work at The Cutting Room located at 44 E. 32nd Street in New York. (more...)

Donnie Kehr Joins JERSEY BOYS Film as 'Norm Waxman'Donnie Kehr Joins JERSEY BOYS Film as 'Norm Waxman'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2013

Accoridng to the Broadway Dreams Foundation, Broadway veteran Donnie Kehr, will join the cast of the upcoming JERSESY BOYS movie as 'Norm Waxman.' (more...)

Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long-Running Hits - PIPPIN!Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long-Running Hits - PIPPIN!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 30, 2014

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With several 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 Pippin below! (more...)

Michael Cumpsty, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio and Alessandro Nivola to Join Roger Rees in Roundabout Theatre's THE WINSLOW BOYMichael Cumpsty, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio and Alessandro Nivola to Join Roger Rees in Roundabout Theatre's THE WINSLOW BOY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2013

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the Broadway cast of The Winslow Boy, starring Tony nominee Michael Cumpsty as 'Desmond Curry', Academy & Tony Award nominee Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio as 'Grace Winslow', Alessandro Nivola as 'Sir Robert Morton' and Tony Award winner Roger Rees as 'Arthur Winslow'. (more...)

Broadway's Ann Crumb, Judy McLane and Olga Merediz Lend Talents to VOICELESS RecordingBroadway's Ann Crumb, Judy McLane and Olga Merediz Lend Talents to VOICELESS Recording
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2013

Broadway divas lend their voices for the VOICELESS CD, released July 15, 2013, as an anthem song for the welfare of suffering animals. 'Voiceless' anthem song was written for animal protection by animal loving advocates Ann Crumb, Judy McLane and Olga Merediz. (more...)

VOW Workshop Set for Marymount Manhattan College, Now thru 2/1VOW Workshop Set for Marymount Manhattan College, Now thru 2/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

VOW is an inaugural and extremely ambitious musical theatre workshop being presented by the Marymount Manhattan College Musical Theatre Program (Pat Hoag Simon, Coordinator for Musical Theatre) and The Directory Of Contemporary Musical Theatre Writers (David Sisco, Founder & Curator) that opens wide the creative process of the Broadway musical theatre industry to twenty very fortunate musical theatre students currently enrolled in Marymount Manhattan College's progressive Musical Theatre Program. (more...)

VOW Workshop Set for Marymount Manhattan College, 1/31-2/1VOW Workshop Set for Marymount Manhattan College, 1/31-2/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

VOW is an inaugural and extremely ambitious musical theatre workshop being presented by the Marymount Manhattan College Musical Theatre Program (Pat Hoag Simon, Coordinator for Musical Theatre) and The Directory Of Contemporary Musical Theatre Writers (David Sisco, Founder & Curator) that opens wide the creative process of the Broadway musical theatre industry to twenty very fortunate musical theatre students currently enrolled in Marymount Manhattan College's progressive Musical Theatre Program. (more...)

Photo Flashback: A Fond Farewell - Remembering The Stars We Lost in 2014Photo Flashback: A Fond Farewell - Remembering The Stars We Lost in 2014
by Walter McBride - Jan 1, 2015

Broadway fans had plenty of reasons to celebrate this year, with dozens of shows having opened since January, hundreds of actors having made their debuts, and many more having returned to the stage for critically acclaimed performances. Not all news was good though, as we also suffered a loss of an incredible amount of talent. Below, BroadwayWorld sends a fond farewell to those who passed away in 2014. (more...)

Betty Buckley, Barbara Cook, and Rex Smith to be Honored at Shubert New Haven's 100 Anniversary GalaBetty Buckley, Barbara Cook, and Rex Smith to be Honored at Shubert New Haven's 100 Anniversary Gala
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2015

In recognition of its 100th Anniversary, the Shubert will celebrate with a Gala Benefit on Saturday, March 21 beginning at 6:00pm. This exclusive evening will include an elegant sit-down dinner on the legendary Shubert Stage, dancing, theatrical entertainment and a tribute to honored guest starts. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Sacramento - Week of 2/02/2014Now Playing Onstage in Sacramento - Week of 2/02/2014
by BWW - Feb 2, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/02/2014 for Sacramento (more...)

Five World Premieres Set for Tarragon Theatre's 2014-15 Season: 'LIES, SEX, AND WHAT COMES NEXT'Five World Premieres Set for Tarragon Theatre's 2014-15 Season: 'LIES, SEX, AND WHAT COMES NEXT'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

Artistic Director Richard Rose and General Manager Gideon Arthurs proudly rolled out Tarragon Theatre's 8-play 2014-15 season today, filled with adventurous theatrical experiences both on and off the stage, and set Tarragon up for a fresh, affordable and seductive reinvention of the theatre-going experience. Tarragon's 44th season, dubbed 'Lies, Sex & What Comes Next', features works from some of Canada's greatest talents alongside brilliant artistry from Germany for a roster that showcases five world premieres of Canadian plays, two English-language premieres of cutting-edge German works and a brand new, home-grown Shakespeare adaptation. (more...)

Fuel to Present THE ROOF, Commissioned by National Theatre's LIFT, at Doon Street Car Park, May 30-June 28Fuel to Present THE ROOF, Commissioned by National Theatre's LIFT, at Doon Street Car Park, May 30-June 28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2014

Tickets go on sale at 6.30pm on Monday 10 February for THE ROOF, the brand new panoramic performance, directed by David Rosenberg (co-founder of Shunt) and Frauke Requardt, their third collaboration following Electric Hotel (also a Fuel production) and Motor Show. (more...)

Olga Merediz Joins Cast of George Lopez's New FX Comedy SAINT GEORGEOlga Merediz Joins Cast of George Lopez's New FX Comedy SAINT GEORGE
by TV News Desk - Dec 13, 2013

According to Deadline, Merediz has joined the cast of FX's upcoming comedy SAINT GEORGE, playing Lopez's mother Alma - a 'feisty, combative' woman 'with an acerbic wit.' (more...)

APAC to Kick Off 14th Season with Cody Daigle's IN THE BONES World Premiere, 11/6APAC to Kick Off 14th Season with Cody Daigle's IN THE BONES World Premiere, 11/6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

The Award-winning Astoria Performing Arts Center (APAC), is pleased to announce their 14th season will begin with a world premiere play by Cody Daigle (resident playwright for The Playhouse Tulsa's 2013-14 season) called In The Bones, directed by Dev Bondarin, beginning November 6, 2014. (more...)

THE COTTAGE and More Set for APAC's 13th SeasonTHE COTTAGE and More Set for APAC's 13th Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2013

The Astoria Performing Arts Center (APAC), recipient of the 2012 Caffe Cino Fellowship Award from the Innovative Theatre Foundation, has announced their 13th season will include a world premiere play by Sandy Rustin (Rated P (for Parenthood)) THE COTTAGE, directed by Adam Dannheisser (Rock of Ages, resident director), and Rodgers and Hammerstein's ALLEGRO, directed by Artistic Director Tom Wojtunik. APAC's performance venue is located at the Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 30-44 Crescent St (@30th Rd), in Astoria, Queens. In the meantime, APAC's Board of Directors is in the midst of a search to find a new Executive Director, visit apacny.org for more information. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Remembering Mickey RooneyPhoto Coverage: Remembering Mickey Rooney
by Walter McBride - Apr 8, 2014

Mickey Rooney, who spent nearly his entire life in the show business, died on Sunday at 93, after being in ill health for quite some time. He appeared on Broadway in Sugar Babies (opposite fellow MGM legend Ann Miller) and The Will Rogers Follies. BroadwayWorld remembers the stage and screen great below. (more...)

Geva to Stage World Premiere of THE ROAD TO WHERE, 4/23-5/10Geva to Stage World Premiere of THE ROAD TO WHERE, 4/23-5/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2015

Geva Theatre Center's 2015 Fielding Studio Series concludes with the world premiere of The Road to Where by Cass Morgan, directed by Mark Cuddy. The production begins performances on April 23 and runs in the Fielding Nextstage through May 10. (more...)

Carol Channing, Cher, Stephanie J. Block & More React to Passing of Mickey RooneyCarol Channing, Cher, Stephanie J. Block & More React to Passing of Mickey Rooney
by TV News Desk - Apr 7, 2014

Today, stars of stage and screen reacted to the passing of the stage and screen legend (more...)

Liza Minnelli Reacts to Passing of Mickey RooneyLiza Minnelli Reacts to Passing of Mickey Rooney
by TV News Desk - Apr 7, 2014

Stage legend Liza Minnelli posted the following statement on her Official Facebook page regarding the loss of the Hollywood star (more...)

Breaking News: Legendary Entertainer Mickey Rooney Dies at 93Breaking News: Legendary Entertainer Mickey Rooney Dies at 93
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2014

According to TMZ, Mickey Rooney, who spent nearly his entire life in the show business, died today at 93, after being in ill health for quite some time. He appeared on Broadway in Sugar Babies (opposite fellow MGM legend Ann Miller) and The Will Rogers Follies. (more...)

APAC's Artistic Director Tom Wojtunik to Step DownAPAC's Artistic Director Tom Wojtunik to Step Down
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

The Astoria Performing Arts Center (APAC) announced today that Artistic Director Tom Wojtunik will be stepping down from his position as Artistic Director on June 30th, 2014. During Wojtunik's six years as Artistic Director, he successfully raised the company's artistic profile and solidified APAC's place as a respected developer and producer of new works. For his final production, he will direct Rodgers & Hammerstein's rarely seen Allegro, opening May 1st, 2014. (Critics are invited to all performances.) (more...)

David Adkins, Kate Baldwin, Greg Edelman, Alison Fraser and More Set for Berkshire Theatre Group's 2015 Summer Season; Casting Announced!David Adkins, Kate Baldwin, Greg Edelman, Alison Fraser and More Set for Berkshire Theatre Group's 2015 Summer Season; Casting Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2015

Berkshire Theatre Group and Artistic Director/CEO, Kate Maguire, are thrilled to announce the casting for Berkshire Theatre Group's 87th summer season. (more...)

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