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BWW Preview: RESURRECTION Given New Life in Season Two
by Dylan Siegman - Sep 21, 2014

While the threat of a TV show getting cancelled is ever looming, RESURRECTION fans with many questions left without answers were elated when news broke that they'd be seeing the citizens of Arcadia, Missouri again. With two fan-favorite actresses coming to town, Season Two guarantees tons more intrigue and emotion. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Take a Behind-the-Scenes Look at Collegiate Premiere of BIG FISH
by Stage Tube - Sep 20, 2014

The Abilene Christian University Theatre, under special arrangement with Theatrical Rights Worldwide, Inc., is presenting the Collegiate Premiere of BIG FISH for its 2014 Homecoming Musical. In the following video blog, entiteld 'Zachy Files,' the cast takes us through a rehearsal. (more...)

Broadway's David Burnham and Valerie Perri Headline Sterling's Upstairs at the Federal, 9/21
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2014

Continuing its 8 year reign as the most critically acclaimed, award-winning supper club of its kind in the greater Los Angeles area dedicated to presenting the best of Broadway Performers and Nightclub Artists in concert, Sterling's Upstairs at The Federal welcomes Broadway's David Burnham and Valerie Perri in their co-headlining concert debut of Together Again for the First Time, an evening of non-stop Broadway showstoppers with Musical Direction by Mark Vogel at Sterling's Upstairs at The Federal in the NoHo Arts District of North Hollywood Sunday, September 21, 2014. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Latest Tour is LION KING Light
by Nancy Grossman - Sep 20, 2014

The national tour of THE LION KING returns to kick off the 10th Broadway In Boston season at the Boston Opera House, most fittingly as the musical reopened the venue following its historic renovation in 2004. Some of the effects have diminished over the years, but the opening night audience roared its approval. (more...)

This Is Your Brain On Musical Theatre: with CARRIE The MUSICAL's Chelsea Gibb
by Jacqueline Bublitz - Sep 20, 2014

From classic musicals like CHICAGO, and The King AND I, to newer works, including WILD PARTY and the original Australian production, DREAMSONG, Gibb has played lead roles across a wide range of musical theatre genres - and now she's adding horror to the list in CARRIE the MUSICAL. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Houston Ballet's Dreamy A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by Katricia Lang - Sep 19, 2014

Toto, we're not in Athens anymore. (more...)

OLIVES AND BLOOD Opens 10/2 at Connecticut Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

On October 2, OLIVES AND BLOOD will open on the stage at Connecticut Repertory Theatre, making its regional theatre and Connecticut premiere. The production marks the culmination of a journey that playwright Michael Bradford began nearly a decade earlier. The play explores the mystery surrounding the unsolved murder of the Spanish poet-playwright, Federico Garcia Lorca. Lorca, a promising and polarizing young artist, was disappeared during the Spanish Revolution. (more...)

Danielle Leibovici and Children's Hospital Support NICU Families
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Award-winning children's author, Danielle Leibovici, LMFT, has written and released #1 Amazon best-selling children's book 'Waiting for Emma: A Brother's Story' (For Siblings and Families with Babies in the NICU). This month begins Leibovici's campaign with the Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters in support of their Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and the families they serve. In honor of National Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Awareness Month, 100% of net proceeds from book sales will be donated. Books can be purchased and donated directly through CHKD, Amazon, Barnes and Noble, select retailers and signed copies are available through the author's website. After her own daughter sought treatment in the NICU at CHKD, Leibovici was asked by their medical community to create a children's book in support of all family members with a preemie or newborn in the NICU. 'It gives me great satisfaction that from such a dark time in our family's life, this beautiful book is here to touch and support the very families it was written for. A true full circle moment. Now with this special book and campaign with CHKD, families benefit, and the NICU benefits. It's a win, win!' Edward Karotkin, MD, a Professor of Pediatrics and a neonatologist at CHKD, raves; '...An exceptionally written and realistically illustrated children's book available today for siblings and families with NICU babies. The sensitivity, support, and useful resources for all family members, are invaluable. Bravo! Thank you, Danielle Leibovici.' Heather Wilson, NICU mother, shares, 'I didn't even realize the impact the NICU experience had taken on each of us. Joey, my son, completely opened up about his feeling after reading this book. I also learned that by not sharing my feelings, I was not leading by a good example. We are grateful for a book like this!' 'Waiting for Emma: A Brother's Story' received the Seal of Excellence from the Mom's Choice Awards and has taken the Bronze Medal for Best Children's Book in Non-Fiction, from Reader's Favorite. Danielle's recent campaign was held in July at the Pasadena Public Library benefiting the Institute for Families of Los Angles, CA; a charity supporting babies, children, and families with visual impairments. For more information on this current campaign and to purchase 'Waiting For Emma' visit http://DanielleLeibovici.com/making-a-difference About Danielle Leibovici: Danielle Leibovici was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. She is a licensed marriage family therapist, speaker, campaign fundraiser, and mom of three. 'Waiting for Emma' is Leibovici's fourth title in her multi award-winning, best-selling, Under The Tree Children's Series. Other titles include: 'If You Love Me So Much,' 'Under The Tree,' and 'With You Always.' In addition to The Seal of Excellence from Mom's Choice Awards, the series has received First Place Honors for Best Children's Books from Royal Dragonfly Awards and Purple Dragonfly Awards, as well as four medals from Readers Favorite. She is one of the Author Show's Fifty Writers You Should Be Reading. Leibovici's experiences as a psychotherapist and parent have inspired her speaking engagements, children's books, and fundraising campaigns. For more information on this current campaign and to purchase 'Waiting For Emma' visit http://DanielleLeibovici.com/making-a-difference For more information about the bestselling author, Danielle, please visit her official website - http://DanielleLeibovici.com Bloom Publishing, LLC. 417 20th Street Suite 11451 Norfolk VA. 23517 http://DanielleLeibovici.com info@danielleleibovici.com (757) 509-7366 (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - Tacoma Little Theatre's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Be drawn into the moonlight as Tacoma Little Theatre opens its 96th Season with William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. (more...)

JERRY LEWIS LIVE Tour Dates Announced!
by TV News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

The JERRY LEWIS LIVE tour has announced the dates for upcoming shows. (more...)

REDCAT to Premiere MADAME FREEDOM in United States, 10/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

The Seoul-based video and performance collaborators Hyung Su Kim and Hyo Jin Kim, who awed audiences at the 2013 Edinburgh International Festival, will present the U.S. premiere of their immersive piece Madame Freedom at REDCAT, CalArt's Downtown Center for Contemporary Arts on October 2-5, 2014. (more...)

BWW Reviews: MacTheatre Has Definitely Got It and Flaunts It in THE PRODUCERS
by Wendi Reichstein - Sep 19, 2014

"I really, really miss high school theatre." This was the first thought I had as I entered, sat and watched, and exited McCallum Fine Arts Academy' production of The Producers. Because I first-handedly know how much work- and how much fun- it is to spend countless hours rehearsing (need to interject that these dedicated students spent their summer rehearsing for this show), running the show countless times, and making several costume and set changes, showstopping numbers, and putting on a beloved Broadway musical on their high school stage look easy. And MacTheatre pulled it off. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Thomas Hampson, Heidi Stober, Dolora Zajick and More in SFO's UN BALLO IN MASCHERA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO (September 16, 2014)—San Francisco Opera presents Giuseppe Verdi's Un Ballo in Maschera (A Masked Ball) for seven performances October 4 through 22, 2014 at the War Memorial Opera House. The illustrious cast features Mexican tenor Ramón Vargas as the unwisely flirtatious and cavalier King Gustavus III; soprano Julianna Di Giacomo as Amelia, the object of The King's affection; preeminent American baritone Thomas Hampson as Count Anckarström, with Brian Mulligan singing two performances of the role; soprano Heidi Stober as Oscar; and riveting mezzo-soprano Dolora Zajick as the fortune teller Madame Arvidson. A compelling tale of love, betrayal and revenge, Verdi's magnificent drama is presented in San Francisco Opera's classic production, conducted by Music Director Nicola Luisotti and directed by Jose Maria Condemi. (more...)

Angela Lansbury to Star in BLITHE SPIRIT at the Ahmanson, Beginning December 9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Following the internationally acclaimed production with sold-out engagements on Broadway and in London's West End, television legend, Oscar recipient and five-time Tony Award-winner Angela Lansbury returns to the stage in Noel Coward's smash-hit comedic play 'Blithe Spirit' in an exciting North American tour to be launched at Center Theatre Group's Ahmanson Theatre. (more...)

KRITZERLAND AT 50 Celebration Set for Sterling's Upstairs at The Federal, 10/5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Kritzerland at Sterling's Upstairs at The Federal presents KRITZERLAND AT FIFTY on Sunday, October 5, 2014 at 7 p.m. (more...)

CINDERELLA, SNOW WHITE and More Set for Tinkerbell Theatre Series on the Upper West Side, 10/11-11/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

For families and audiences age four and up, Frog and Peach Theatre Company, widely known for popular and critically-acclaimed Upper West Side productions of Shakespearean plays, will present the fairy tale series Tinkerbell Theatre, adapting 'Cinderella' and 'Snow White' (both from the Brothers Grimm) into Rocky-and-Bullwinkle style plays featuring sing-along songs and big, soft puppets. (more...)

The Colorado Ballet Presents DRACULA, 10/31
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

DENVER – Colorado Ballet will present Dracula, October 31-November 2, 2014 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. Dracula features choreography by Michael Pink and music by Philip Feeney, performed live by the Colorado Ballet Orchestra. (more...)

THE KING AND I Begins 10/22 at The Marriott Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

The romantic and richly textured tale of East versus West, The King AND I, comes to The Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, IL., previewing October 22, opening October 29, and running through January 4, 2015. Nick Bowling (Juno and The Normal Heart at Timeline Theatre) makes his Marriott Theatre directorial debut with a fresh take on this Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, merging history and romance with today's social and political issues. The King AND I takes audiences on an uplifting journey of the power of education as characters transform from instructor to students themselves, learning from one another in the process. In consultation with the Thai Cultural and Fine Arts Institute of Chicago, Bowling and Choreographer Tommy Rapley will explore ancient Siamese customs, dance and traditions, and bring them to life on stage. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Jerry Lewis to Play Paramount's Aurora Theatre, 10/26
by Stage Tube - Sep 18, 2014

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Jerry Lewis Coming to Aurora's Paramount, 10/26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Jerry Lewis is one of the most recognized personalities on the planet. He's an Academy Award winner, Hollywood/Las Vegas icon, Nobel Peace Prize nominee and international treasure. (more...)

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, BOUNCERS, BBC Big Band and More Set for CFT's Winter 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Following the successful reopening of the newly refurbished Festival Theatre, Chichester announces its first Winter season since 2011 offering a diverse mix of drama, comedy and dance as well as music and arts events. (more...)

Cape Consort to Bring VENUS AND ADONIS to Fugard Studio Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Following the success of the first three parts of the its highly popular Monteverdi Project, the Cape Consort returns to the Fugard Studio in October with the fourth part of this series, a presentation of the earliest surviving English opera, John Blow's VENUS AND ADONIS. Repeat performances take place on three consecutive Sunday evenings (3, 12 and 19 October) at 18h00 in the exquisite Sigrid Rausing Studio of the Fugard Theatre. (more...)

THE SOUND OF MUSIC, OKLAHOMA! THE KING'S SPEECH and More Come to Sheffield Theatres in Spring 2015
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

A host of exciting new shows that will visit Sheffield Theatres next year as part of the company's spring 2015 season go on sale to the general public from 10.00am this Saturday, 20 September. The shows, already on sale to Centre Stage Members, include West End drama, show-stopping musicals and magical performances for children. (more...)

KIDS IN THE HALL'S Kevin McDonald to Return to Go Comedy, 9/21
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Go Comedy! has announced the return of Kids In The Hall Co-Founder, Kevin McDonald, for a one-night only performance and improv workshop Sunday, September 21. Tickets for this special performance ($35) and all Go Comedy! shows ($5-$18) are available now online at www.gocomedy.net and beginning at 6:00pm Wednesday - Sunday in person at the Go Comedy! box office. (more...)

Ruby in the Dust's LADY WINDERMERE'S FAN to Transfer to the Tabard Theatre, Sept 23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Following a critically acclaimed run at The Kings Head Theatre, Oscar Wilde's celebrated classic Lady Windermere's Fan, updated to the 1930s, transfers to the Tabard Theatre. (more...)

Disney Live! to Bring MICKEY'S MAGIC SHOW to the King Center, 3/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Disney Live! presents Mickey's Magic Show visits Melbourne on March 6, 2015 for two performances at the Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets go on sale September 23, 2014 at noon. (more...)

Discovery Channel to Present SKYSCRAPER LIVE WITH NIK WALLENDA, 11/2
by TV News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Nik Wallenda, “The King of the Highwire” is back at it again. This time, he is heading to the historic “Windy City” of Chicago to attempt his most audacious and challenging tightrope walk yet. (more...)

Jonathan Broadbent, Matthew Pearson and More Star in GRAND GUIGNOL - Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Jonathan Broadbent will star as De Lorde alongside Paul Chequer (Ratineau), Matthew Pearson (Binet), Robert Portal (Paulais), Emily Raymond (Maxa) and Andy Williams (Maurey) in Theatre Royal Plymouth's revival of Grand Guignol. Written by Carl Grose and directed by Simon Stokes, Grand Guignol will return to The Drum from 9 - 18 October before heading to Southwark Playhouse from 23 October - 22 November 2014. (more...)

VIDEO: Broadway's Alfonso Ribeiro Receives Top Score on DWTS Premiere
by TV News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

You may know him best as Carlton on 'The Fresh Prince of Bel Air', but did you know talented actor Alfonso Ribeiro began his career on the Great White Way? (more...)

ESCAPE FROM CIRCLE 8 Begins 10/31 at Soho Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Just in time for All Hallows' Eve, the world premiere of playwright Sarah Lawrence's ESCAPE FROM CIRCLE 8 - an immersive new play that draws inspiration from Dante's 'Inferno' set in Tijuana's hottest cantina - directed by Todd Conner and presented Off-Broadway at the Huron Club at Soho Playhouse (15 Vandam Street) in Manhattan. (more...)

BWW Reviews: South Coast Rep Triumphs with Enchanting New Vision of Shakespeare's THE TEMPEST
by Michael L. Quintos - Sep 15, 2014

Something completely enchanting is happening right now on a stage in Costa Mesa. Kicking off its 51st season, South Coast Repertory---in association with the American Repertory Theatre and the Smith Center---is currently staging the remarkable, re-envisioned new take on William Shakespeare's classic play THE TEMPEST created by Aaron Posner and magician Teller. The visually-stunning, wonderfully magical production continues its Southern California premiere performances through September 28. (more...)

Infinty Hall to Present B.B. King with Kal David at Warner Theatre, 10/18
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Infinity Hall will present blues legend B.B. King at the Warner Theatre on Wednesday, October 8th at 8 pm with Kal David and The Real Deal featuring Lauri Bono as the opening act. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Opera Australia and John Frost's THE KING AND I
by Emma Cambey - Sep 15, 2014

Before Thursday's opening night, Opera Australia and John Frost's revival of the Rodger and Hammerstein classic musical The King and I was already a resounding success following positive reviews during it's run in Melbourne, impressive advanced ticket sales and a Helpmann Award for Best Musical. It was as a result of this hype that I entered the Opera House full of high expectations and ready, no, expecting to be entertained. I was not disappointed. (more...)

The MET: Live in HD returns with 10 productions in the 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2014

The Capitol Center for the Arts is pleased to announce that it will present 10 productions in next season's Met: Live in HD series, beginning with Verdi's Macbeth on Saturday, October 11, at. Single tickets for this series are on sale now for $26 Adults; $22 Seniors/Met/CCA Members; and $15 Students. Season subscriptions are also available at $208 Adults; $176 Seniors/Met/CCA Members; and $120 students. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Epic Theatre Company's COMPLEAT FEMALE STAGE BEAUTY - Gender Bending at Its Best
by Juli Parker - Sep 13, 2014

Epic Theatre Company starts off its third season with Jeffrey Hatcher's COMPLEAT FEMALE STAGE BEAUTY, directed by Jill D. Jones. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited to Host September TRU Panel, 9/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents the September panel, An Introduction to TRU: Free-for-Everyone Seasonal Kick-off plus Networking Meet-and-Greet on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 7:30pm at The Players Theatre, 115 MacDougal Street, Mainstage Theatre, NYC. Doors open at 7pm for networking and refreshments, presentations and roundtable introductions start at 7:30pm (come prepared with your best half-minute summary of who you are, and what you need). (more...)

12 Days Of Barbra Streisand - FLASH FRIDAY: Barbra's Partners, Then & Now
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 12, 2014

Here at BroadwayWorld.com, we could not be more excited about the upcoming September 16 release of the highly anticipated latest album, PARTNERS, from Broadway's greatest export, Barbra Streisand. In honor of the album's 12 brand new duets, we are counting down with 12 days of Barbra! To pre-order the album, click here for Amazon.com, iTunes.com or to order direct. Today we are focusing our attention on the starry collection of collaborators on the new album from the recording icon. (more...)

BWW Reviews: EQUIVOCATION, It's all in the Details and Theatricum Gets Them All Right
by Ellen Dostal - Sep 12, 2014

Throughout two thirds of Bill Cain's political thriller EQUIVOCATION, a confused Shagspeare (known to us otherwise as Shakespeare and played by Ted Barton) keeps asking questions and getting answers that don't make sense. Finally a circumspect Father Garnet (Franc Ross) tells him to look for the question beneath the question and suddenly the pieces of the puzzle start to fall into place. (more...)

BWW Reviews: KING CHARLES III, Wyndham's Theatre, September 11 2014
by Laura Jones - Sep 12, 2014

King Charles III is the latest production to transfer from the Almeida to the West End. Set after the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II, it focuses on the weeks between the former monarch's death and the new monarch's official crowning at their coronation ceremony. The production raises questions that have been raised repeatedly including the powers of the monarch and whether or not they're relevant anymore. (more...)

Nick Weber Shares SHAKESPEARE WITH HEARING AIDS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

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Charlie Pollock and Mary Kate Morrissey to Star in Signature Theatre's ELMER GANTRY This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Signature Theatre has announced the cast of Elmer Gantry, a musical version of Sinclair Lewis' best-selling novel, directed by Signature's Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Follies, Million Dollar Quartet). Schaeffer collaborated on the last production of Elmer Gantry at Marriott's Lincolnshire Theatre in Chicago with authors John Bishop (book), Mel Marvin (music) and Bob Satuloff (lyrics) in 1998; the show has not been produced since then. This will be the 5th production in the show's history. Running in the MAX Theatre October 7 - November 9, Signature's production will include several brand new songs by Mel Marvin and Bob Satuloff and a reimagined script that John Bishop worked on until his death in 2006. (more...)

12 Days of Barbra Streisand - Throwback Thursday with Louis Armstrong
by BWW Special Coverage - Sep 11, 2014

Here at BroadwayWorld.com, we could NOT be more excited about the upcoming September 16th release of the highly anticipated latest album, PARTNERS, from Broadway's greatest export - Barbra Streisand. In honor of the album's 12 brand-new duets, we're counting down with 12 days of Barbra! To pre-order the album, click here for Amazon.com, iTunes.com or to order direct. (more...)

Marin Mazzie Joins 'GETTING TO KNOW YOU' Benefit at Bucks County Playhouse This Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Bucks County Playhouse Producers Robyn Goodman and Alexander Fraser are thrilled to welcome the addition of Broadway's beloved Marin Mazzie to the cast of GETTING TO KNOW YOU: An Enchanted Evening of Oscar Hammerstein II, the Saturday night benefit concert of the inaugural Oscar Hammerstein Festival. (more...)

The National Portrait Gallery Presents THE REAL TUDORS: KINGS AND QUEENS REDISCOVERED, Now thru March 2015
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Hidden portraits - and even a dead animal - have been discovered lurking underneath some of the most iconic portraits of the Tudor monarchs. They are revealed for the first time in a major display opening at the National Portrait Gallery today 12 September. (more...)

Jane King Releases A FOX IN THE FAMILY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

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SUGARLAND Children's Series Books are Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

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Angela Richardson, Lori L'Italien & More to Star in Reagle Music Theatre's GRAND NIGHT, 10/4-5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston will present a tribute to the genius of Rodgers & Hammerstein with A Grand Night for Singing, October 4-5, 2014 at the Robinson Theater (617 Lexington St, Waltham, MA, 02452). (more...)

SOUND OFF World Premiere First Listen: Barbra Streisand's PARTNERS Is The Whole Pie
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 11, 2014

Today we are thrilled to be the very first to review the new duets album from legendary stage and screen icon Barbra Streisand, PARTNERS. (more...)

Sandra Bernhard Set for SANDYLAND 11/15 at the Haugh Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

The Haugh Performing Arts Center in Glendora is thrilled to present SANDRA BERNHARD in 'SANDYLAND' with The Flawless Zircons on Saturday, November 15 at 8:00pm (Doors open at 7:30pm) at the Haugh Performing Arts Center, 1000 W. Foothill Blvd. in Glendora, CA 91741. (more...)

Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA Comes to the Academy of Music, 11/25-30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA, the 2013 Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators ofSouth Pacific and The Sound of Music, will play the Academy of Music for a limited engagement over the Thanksgiving holidays from Nov. 25 - 30 as part of Broadway Philadelphia, presented collaboratively by The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts and The Shubert Organization. (more...)

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