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'Majestic Apartment Mystery' Goes to 2015 Great American PitchFest'Majestic Apartment Mystery' Goes to 2015 Great American PitchFest
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2015

In her new novel 'Majestic Apartment Mystery' (published by iUniverse), which will be featured at the 2015 Great American PitchFest, author Veda Taylor Strong draws on her own experience as an apartment manager to craft a tale of murder, the mob and more. (more...)

Pilot Season Roundup: Colm Feore, Daniel Stern, Dave Annable to Star in New ShowsPilot Season Roundup: Colm Feore, Daniel Stern, Dave Annable to Star in New Shows
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2015

The television industry is in the thick of pilot season, and that means new casting announcements every day! BroadwayWorld has just learned that the latest pilot stars inlcude Colm Feore, Daniel Stern, and Dave Annable. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Premier Arts Opens World Premier of HARRIET THE MUSICALBWW Reviews: Premier Arts Opens World Premier of HARRIET THE MUSICAL
by Alex Price - Feb 28, 2015

On February 27, 2015, the Premier Arts located in Elkhart, Indiana opened the musical, "Harriet The Musical" for the world to see for the very first time. This new musical, with an all-local creative team, impressed the audience with its original score, and original book. This musical presented a Historical Fiction take of The Life of Harriet Tubman, a true American Hero who lived during the 1800's in the time of slavery. Premier Arts took on this giant task of writing an original musical, and succeeded in bringing it to life on stage this weekend in Elkhart. (more...)

Arts Council Honors Twenty New Jersey ArtistsArts Council Honors Twenty New Jersey Artists
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2015

The New Jersey State Council on the Arts held its first regular meeting of 2015 yesterday at the Mayo Performing Arts Center which provided a fitting backdrop for the Council's 18th Annual Artists Roundtable. The event featured New Jersey artists of all disciplines who convened and exchanged information on a host of important issues of particular interest to individual artists in the state. (more...)

Photo Flash: HBO Reveals Key Art for GAME OF THRONES Season 5Photo Flash: HBO Reveals Key Art for GAME OF THRONES Season 5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2015

HBO has shared the key art for the fifth season of GAME OF THRONES - check it out below! (more...)

MASON GRIFFIN to Play Broadway in BrooklynMASON GRIFFIN to Play Broadway in Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2015

?The success of last season's VOICES Concert has prompted a second musical event added to the season. SHOWTUNE: A TRIBUTE TO THE AMERICAN MUSICAL THEATER will be presented in June. Joining the staff of this electrifying event is MASON GRIFFIN. (more...)

ABC's Robin Roberts to Interview Cleveland Kidnapping Survivors, 4/24ABC's Robin Roberts to Interview Cleveland Kidnapping Survivors, 4/24
by TV News Desk - Feb 27, 2015

ABC News anchor Robin Roberts will conduct the first broadcast interview with Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus, two of the girls who were kidnapped by Ariel Castro and survived a decade of imprisonment and unimaginable torture in his Cleveland home. (more...)

Kelly Clarkson Wants to Star in Broadway Revival of FUNNY GIRLKelly Clarkson Wants to Star in Broadway Revival of FUNNY GIRL
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 27, 2015

In a new interview featured in this week's print edition of Entertainment Weekly, multi-Grammy Award winning singer Kelly Clarkson shared her wish to come to the Great White Way. (more...)

West End's GOLEM to Open at Trafalgar Studios, April 14West End's GOLEM to Open at Trafalgar Studios, April 14
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2015

Following a critically acclaimed run at the Young Vic, multi award-winning theatre company 1927 bring Golem, their visually arresting and satirical take on our misuse of technology, to Trafalgar Studios 14 April - 22 May with a Press Night on 22 April at 7pm. (more...)

Scoop: THE NIGHT SHIFT on NBC - Monday, March 2, 2015Scoop: THE NIGHT SHIFT on NBC - Monday, March 2, 2015
by TV Scoop - Feb 27, 2015

Get all the scoop on THE NIGHT SHIFT, airing on NBC on Monday, March 2, 2015! (more...)

HBO to Debut New Episodes of THE JINX: THE LIE AND DEATHS OF ROBERT DURST, 3/1HBO to Debut New Episodes of THE JINX: THE LIE AND DEATHS OF ROBERT DURST, 3/1
by TV News Desk - Feb 27, 2015

HBO will debut new episodes of THE JINX: The Life AND DEATHS OF ROBERT DURST, this Sunday MARCH 1. (more...)

BWW Reviews:  LIVES OF THE SAINTS Has David Ives Back in One-Act ModeBWW Reviews: LIVES OF THE SAINTS Has David Ives Back in One-Act Mode
by Michael Dale - Feb 26, 2015

The master of quirky and rhythmic one-acts is in a more sentimental mood this time. (more...)

Broadway's WOLF HALL Offering Separate Tickets to Parts 1 & 2; $27 Student TixBroadway's WOLF HALL Offering Separate Tickets to Parts 1 & 2; $27 Student Tix
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

Producers of the Broadway transfer of The Royal Shakespeare Company's Wolf Hall: Parts 1 & 2 have announced that starting February 27, 2015, patrons will be able to purchase each part of the theatrical event individually. (more...)

York Theatre Company's TEXAS IN PARIS to Close This SundayYork Theatre Company's TEXAS IN PARIS to Close This Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

The York Theatre Company world premiere production of the new musical play, Texas in Paris, written by Alan Govenar with spirituals, cowboy songs and country hymns, starring Tony award-winner Lillias White (Fela, The Life) with Scott Wakefield (Hands on a Hardbody) concludes its limited engagement this Sunday afternoon, March 1, 2015 at 2:30 p.m. at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). (more...)

Review Roundup: BEAUTIFUL Opens in the West End - All the Reviews!Review Roundup: BEAUTIFUL Opens in the West End - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Feb 26, 2015

Joining Katie Brayben playing the title role in the West End production of Beautiful - The Carole King Musical is Ian McIntosh as song-writer Barry Mann. The musical just opened at the Aldwych Theatre and runs through 13 June 2015. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Casts of THE LAST SHIP and SIDE SHOW, Ben Vereen, Melissa Manchester & More Set for 54 Below Next MonthCasts of THE LAST SHIP and SIDE SHOW, Ben Vereen, Melissa Manchester & More Set for 54 Below Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

This March, 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. Below, find the schedule for upcoming events over the next month. (more...)

Chicago Company of MTC & Steppenwolf's AIRLINE HIGHWAY Will Reprise Roles on Broadway; Julie White Joins Cast!Chicago Company of MTC & Steppenwolf's AIRLINE HIGHWAY Will Reprise Roles on Broadway; Julie White Joins Cast!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

Lynne Meadow and Barry Grove have announced initial Broadway casting for Manhattan Theatre Club's presentation of Steppenwolf Theatre Company's production of Airline Highway, the new play by Pulitzer Prize finalist Lisa D'Amour (Detroit), directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello (Casa Valentina, Take Me Out). (more...)

Cate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush, Hugo Weaving and More to Appear in Sydney Theatre Company's 2015 SeasonCate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush, Hugo Weaving and More to Appear in Sydney Theatre Company's 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

Artists confirmed for Andrew Upton's seventh season (his second programmed as solo Artistic Director) at Sydney Theatre Company in 2015 include many of Australia's top theatrical talents: Cate Blanchett, Jacqueline McKenzie, Robyn Nevin, Susie Porter, Richard Roxburgh, Geoffrey Rush, Helen Thomson, Hugo Weaving, Ursula Yovich and many more in a program boasting directors such as Neil Armfield, Leticia Ca?ceres, Richard Cottrell, John Crowley, Pamela Rabe and STC's Andrew Upton, Sarah Goodes and Kip Williams. (more...)

John Patrick Shanley, John Lahr and More to Headline 2015 Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival, 3/25-29John Patrick Shanley, John Lahr and More to Headline 2015 Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival, 3/25-29
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

Theater luminaries John Patrick Shanley, Keir Dullea, Mia Dillon, Martin Sherman, Brenda Currin, John Lahr, John Waters, Bryan Batt and Joel Vig are just a few of the illustrious headliners who will participate in the 29th Annual Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival, March 25-29, 2015. (more...)

National Portrait Gallery Announces Schedule of March Events, Including Elaine de Kooning ExhibitionNational Portrait Gallery Announces Schedule of March Events, Including Elaine de Kooning Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

Elaine de Kooning made both abstract and figurative paintings and drawings during the height of Abstract Expressionism in New York City. Fairfield Porter once commented that de Kooning's images of men, for which she is best known, were “both sympathetic and frighteningly acute.” De Kooning's gestural portraits of friends and family were much admired during her lifetime and included such well-known Americans as President John F. Kennedy, poets Frank O'Hara and Allen Ginsberg, critic Harold Rosenberg, choreographer Merce Cunningham and painters Willem de Kooning and Fairfield Porter. In her portraits, Elaine de Kooning sought the “instantaneous illumination” of recognition and worked to capture that moment. She characterized her portraits of John F. Kennedy as “a glimpse” of the president through an accumulation of sketches and finished likenesses. (more...)

Kristy L. Brewer Releases AWAKE AT DUSKKristy L. Brewer Releases AWAKE AT DUSK
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

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Gloria Mullons Releases New MemoirGloria Mullons Releases New Memoir
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

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New York City Author Releases THE BROOKLYN ICEMANNew York City Author Releases THE BROOKLYN ICEMAN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

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BWW Reviews: THE IMMIGRATION PARADOX Explores the Core of America's Great ControversyBWW Reviews: THE IMMIGRATION PARADOX Explores the Core of America's Great Controversy
by Herbert Paine - Feb 26, 2015

The Immigration Paradox, the 2012 documentary written and directed by Lourdes Lee Vasquez, seeks the truth about the immigration issue, its causes, what and who are driving the noise of polarization, and what will it take to resolve the issue. A thoughtful work that can serve as an additional resource for civil discourse on the issue and its complexities. (more...)

ESPN Films to Launch New Shorts Series IT'S NOT CRAZY, IT'S SPORTESPN Films to Launch New Shorts Series IT'S NOT CRAZY, IT'S SPORT
by TV News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

?ESPN Films today announced a new primetime special, It's Not Crazy, It's Sports, directed by Academy Award-winning director Errol Morris (The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from The Life of Robert S. McNamara, Thin Blue Line, The Unknown Known) which will air Sunday, March 1 at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN. (more...)

AMRI to Present at Barclays Global Healthcare ConferenceAMRI to Present at Barclays Global Healthcare Conference
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

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Larry Marshall, Michael James Leslie & More Set for KC Rep's HAIR: Retrospective, 3/20-4/12Larry Marshall, Michael James Leslie & More Set for KC Rep's HAIR: Retrospective, 3/20-4/12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

Kansas City Repertory Theatre Artistic Director Eric Rosen announced today the casting for HAIR: Retrospection, under his direction. (more...)

Amphibian Stage Productions' TIME STANDS STILL Opens TomorrowAmphibian Stage Productions' TIME STANDS STILL Opens Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

Amphibian Stage Productions opens its first main stage production of the 2015 season, Time Stands Still by Donald Margulies, this Thursday, kicking off a four-week run of the play. Jakie Cabe, Aleisha Force, Greg Holt and Kelsey Milbourn star in this poignant drama running Thursday, February 26 through Sunday, March 22 at the Berlene T. and Jarrell R. Milburn Theatre at Amphibian Stage Productions. (more...)

The Brooklyn Museum's Target First Continues 3/7The Brooklyn Museum's Target First Continues 3/7
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

On March 7, Target First Saturday celebrates Women's History Month with an evening of music, film, and more. Highlights include music by D.J. duo JSMN (Jasmine Solano) and MeLo-X, Alissia & the Funketeers and Princess Nokia; screenings of LaDonna Harris: Indian 101 and Didn't I Ask for Tea?; a discussion with Tavi Gevinson, founder of Rookie Magazine; and a performance workshop with Colored Girls Hustle. (more...)

KT Sullivan, DeeDee Bridgewater & More to Honor Ervin Drake at 54 Below, 3/6KT Sullivan, DeeDee Bridgewater & More to Honor Ervin Drake at 54 Below, 3/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

For more than 70 years, composer and lyricist Ervin Drake had a remarkably varied career but we will remember him for his music.With hits like 'Tico Tico', The Rickety Rickshaw Man', 'It Was A Very Good Year', 'Good Morning Heartache' and 'I Believe', Ervin Drake had man 'very good' years. Join us Friday, March 6, 2015 at 7pm with an all- star cast including KT Sullivan, Stacy Sullivan, Klea Blackhurst, Tom Moore, Carole J. Bufford, Carol Woods, Jeff Harnar, Eric Yves Garcia, Tony Award winner DeeDee Bridgewater and many more. Featuring Jon Weber on piano and Ray Kilday on bass. (more...)

Zak Resnick, Leslie Kritzer & More to Lead Industry Readings of Bert Berns Musical PIECE OF MY HEART This WeekZak Resnick, Leslie Kritzer & More to Lead Industry Readings of Bert Berns Musical PIECE OF MY HEART This Week
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

Merged Work Productions (lead producers) and Jack Thomas (Executive Producer) announced today that Piece of My Heart: The Bert Berns Story, the crowd-pleasing musical based on The Life and songs of legendary songwriter Bert Berns that played Off-Broadway last summer, is headed for Broadway. (more...)

ALL MY SONS, SENSE AND SENSIBILITY, 'RING OF FIRE' and More Set for People's Light's 15-16 SeasonALL MY SONS, SENSE AND SENSIBILITY, 'RING OF FIRE' and More Set for People's Light's 15-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

People's Light is proud to announce its 41st season that includes classic and new works by Tony Award winning playwrights, five regional premieres, and a summer music event that features the songs of an American legend. (more...)

Showtime Announces 2015 Spring ProgrammingShowtime Announces 2015 Spring Programming
by TV News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

Today, Showtime announced its 2015 Spring Programming, which includes the seventh and final season of NURSE JACKIE, the new series HAPPY and the return of PENNY DREADFUL. (more...)

Inside Opening Night Of LITTLE CHILDREN DREAM OF GODInside Opening Night Of LITTLE CHILDREN DREAM OF GOD
by Pat Cerasaro - Feb 25, 2015

An opening night preview of LITTLE CHILDREN DREAM OF GOD! (more...)

Photo Flash: Haley Swindal and Tom Galantich Visit CHURCHILL at New World StagesPhoto Flash: Haley Swindal and Tom Galantich Visit CHURCHILL at New World Stages
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2015

CHURCHILL, Off-Broadway's newest hit adapted and performed by Ronald Keaton, opened this past Wednesday, February 18th at New World Stages. The after party was held at St. Andrew's Restaurant where the celebrity guests included Haley Swindal, Tom Galantich, Eric Metaxas, Robert E. Wankel, Kevin Earley, Jamie deRoy, and musical director Jeffrey Saver. CHURCHILL is based on The Life and writings of one of the greatest wartime leaders of the 20th Century. Scroll down for photos from the opening festivities! (more...)

New Biography on LA's Chicano Movement to Pioneer Educator is ReleasedNew Biography on LA's Chicano Movement to Pioneer Educator is Released
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2015

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MIGHTY REAL: A FABULOUS SYLVESTER MUSICAL Heads to Philadelphia, 4/3-5MIGHTY REAL: A FABULOUS SYLVESTER MUSICAL Heads to Philadelphia, 4/3-5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2015

MIGHTY REAL: A FABULOUS SYLVESTER MUSICAL, the hit musical celebration of The Life and music of the original 1970s 'Queen of Disco,' Sylvester, will come to Philadelphia for one weekend only, performing at the Painted Bride Art Center (230 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106) for five shows only: Friday, April 3rd, 2015 @ 8pm; Saturday, April 4th, 2015 @ 2pm & 8pm; and Sunday, April 5th, 2015 @ 3pm & 7:30pm. (more...)

Genesis to Offer Staged Reading of ZELDA AT THE OASIS, 3/6Genesis to Offer Staged Reading of ZELDA AT THE OASIS, 3/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2015

Genesis will begin its long planned Staged Reading Series on Friday, March 6, 2015 at 7:30pm at The Pride Rehearsal Space, 1411 W. Wilson, Chicago (This is 1/2 block east of Clark at Wilson). (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Rising Phoenix, Weathervane and Rattlestick's THIEVES PremierePhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with Rising Phoenix, Weathervane and Rattlestick's THIEVES Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2015

Rising Phoenix Repertory, Weathervane Productions, and Rattlestick Playwrights Theater present the world premiere of THIEVES, written by Charlotte Miller and directed by Daniel Talbott, at the Monroe Forum Theatre at the El Portal in North Hollywood. Performances begin Wednesday, March 18, 2015. Opening night is Saturday, March 21, 2015 with the production running through Saturday, April 4, 2015. Thieves tells the story of a dysfunctional family in East Texas that descends into chaos when their matriarch dies. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal! (more...)

Palm Beach Poetry Festival Invites Local Writers and Fans to Public Events This SpringPalm Beach Poetry Festival Invites Local Writers and Fans to Public Events This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2015

Susan R. Williamson, Director of the Palm Beach Poetry Festival, and Dr. Blaise Allen, Director of Community Outreach, today invited local poets and poetry fans to several upcoming public events. (more...)

Wesleyan Goes Live with Sapiens ALIS 6.5Wesleyan Goes Live with Sapiens ALIS 6.5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2015

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RaeLynn to Headline 2015 Music In Our Schools TourRaeLynn to Headline 2015 Music In Our Schools Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2015

Nothing gives a voice to students like music! Next month, RaeLynn will hit the road to encourage today's youth to 'Always Sing.' The mantra is also the name of an aptly titled song she wrote for the initiative, which is available now on iTunes, and celebrates the 30th Anniversary of National Music In Our Schools Month. Building on the success of the 2014 Music In Our Schools Tour, RaeLynn will visit five communities in the United States and join Give a Note Foundation and Radio Disney in sharing the message that music belongs in school. (more...)

Peter Filichia to Host Amas Musical Theatre's 46th Anniversary Gala, 3/30Peter Filichia to Host Amas Musical Theatre's 46th Anniversary Gala, 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2015

Peter Filichia, noted theatre journalist, author and President of the Theatre World Awards, will host the 46th Anniversary Gala for Amas Musical Theatre, New York City's award-winning pioneer in diversity and multi-ethnic casting in the performing arts since 1968, on Monday, March 30th, 2015 at the Baruch Performing Arts Center (East 25th Street between Lexington & 3rd Avenues). Honorary Chair for the event is distinguished actor, director, and choreographer Andre De Shields. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Blooper Real from Season 4 of HBO's GAME OF THRONES!STAGE TUBE: Watch Blooper Real from Season 4 of HBO's GAME OF THRONES!
by Stage Tube - Feb 24, 2015

HBO has shared a new blooper reel from the fourth season of GAME OF THRONES - check it out below! (more...)

Profile on Composer: Cy ColemanProfile on Composer: Cy Coleman
by Roundabout Theatre Company - Feb 24, 2015

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COLLEGIATE THEATRICS: Trevecca Nazarene University's Amanda Grace CreechCOLLEGIATE THEATRICS: Trevecca Nazarene University's Amanda Grace Creech
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 24, 2015

Amanda Grace Creech is one of a kind: Beautiful, talented, outspoken, irreverent - and yet another example of the wealth of talent to be found on college campuses all over the USA and someone of whom Nashville theater can rightfully boast. A native of Stone Mountain, Georgia, she's a student at Nashville's Trevecca Nazarene University and a 2014 First Night Most Promising Actor. (more...)

86-Year-Old Launches Book Giveaway86-Year-Old Launches Book Giveaway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2015

ESCONDIDO, Calif., Feb. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ Barbara Morris, 86-year-old pharmacist and anti-aging author, is not shy about stating her beliefs about anything. She is especially critical of traditional retirement, calling it a 'toxic ' lifestyle because she believes it contributes to premature decline. She wants boomers and new retirees, particularly women, to enjoy a non-traditional, vibrant and youthful rock-star second life. (more...)

Ward & Smith Helps Rembrandt Technologies Win $15.7 Million Patent VerdictWard & Smith Helps Rembrandt Technologies Win $15.7 Million Patent Verdict
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2015

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Model N to Present at Piper Jaffray Technology ConferenceModel N to Present at Piper Jaffray Technology Conference
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2015

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