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Philly Playwright Wins Yale Prize and Programs Summer of Writing Classes
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

PlayPenn, Philadelphia's artist-driven organization dedicated to improving the way in which new plays are developed, has announced their Summer 2017 education offerings, including several opportunities to 'binge learn' during curated packages created especially for ambitious students. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Behind the Numbers of Tony-Winning Broadway Debuts
by Daniella Parcell - May 28, 2017

This year's Tony nominations, announced earlier this month, brought a slew of renowned names. Performers such as Kevin Kline (PRESENT LAUGHTER), Nathan Lane (THE FRONT PAGE) and Patti LuPone (WAR PAINT) are no strangers to the Tony Awards, let alone to the Broadway stage. (more...)

Download HBO's THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS, Starring Oprah Winfrey, This Month
by TV News Desk - May 24, 2017

See Oprah Winfrey in 'one of the best performances of her career' (Variety), when The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is available for Digital Download May 29th. (more...)

3-D Theatricals Presents Reimagined R&H Classic OKLAHOMA
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2017

Known for stylish award-winning productions and their signature flair for bringing to the stage thoughtfully reimagined interpretations of musical theatre spectaculars, 3-D Theatricals of Los Angeles and Orange County takes on Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma!... with a new point of view. (more...)

Photo Flash: Doris Dear Returns to Feinstein's/54 Below in 'LIKE MOTHER LIKE DAUGHTER'
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

After the successful sold-out shows 'Doris Dear's Gurl Talk' & 'The Doris Dear Christmas Special', Ray DeForest was back in 'The Doris Dear Mother's Day Special: Like Mother Like Daughter' on May 12th. BroadwayWorld has photos from the concert below! (more...)

Final Casting Announced for UK and Ireland Tour of MISS SAIGON
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

As rehearsals begin, Cameron Mackintosh is delighted to announce final casting for the UK and Ireland tour of his acclaimed production of Boublil and Schonberg's legendary musical MISS SAIGON. Ryan O'Gorman will play 'John', and Marsha Songcome will play 'Gigi' until 1 August when Na-Young Jeon will take over the role. (more...)

Texas Jazz Crooner Ken Slavin to Make Don't Tell Mama Debut on Tonys Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Texas jazz crooner Ken Slavin makes his Don't Tell Mama debut during Tony Award weekend. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jim Parsons Shares Wedding Pics From Marriage to Todd Spiewak
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

After being together for over 14 years, AN ACT OF GOD's Jim Parsons and Todd Spiewak finally tied the knot last weekend in New York City. The actor shared photos from the joyous event on Instagram! (more...)

Jim Parsons Ties the Knot with Todd Spiewak
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2017

After being together for over 14 years, AN ACT OF GOD's Jim Parsons and Todd Spiewak finally tied the knot this weekend in New York City. (more...)

Ray DeForest Returns to Feinstein's/54 Below Tonight in THE DORIS DEAR MOTHER'S DAY SPECIAL
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

After the successful sold-out shows "Doris Dear's Gurl Talk" & "The Doris Dear Christmas Special", Ray DeForest is back in "The Doris Dear Mother's Day Special: Like Mother Like Daughter" TONIGHT! at 9:30pm. Grab a seat in the Rumpus Room, and come along on a fun romp and help Doris and her guests salute the women who made them great… their MOTHERS! (more...)

VIDEO: Allison Janney Talks 'SIX DEGREES'; Sings Musical Theater Classics
by TV News Desk - May 11, 2017

Allison Janney stopped by 'Popcorn With Peter Travers' to talk about her new Broadway show, SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION and sing a few bars of 'I'll Know' from GUYS AND DOLLS and 'Almost Like Being In Love' from BRIGADOON. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine- featuring Christopher Hanke
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - May 1, 2017

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway alum Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her new show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of celebrity interview, 'Podcast Verite,' is unfiltered, raw, honest and uniquely funny. (more...)

HBO's BIG LITTLE LIES Available for Digital Download Today; Comes to Blu-ray/DVD 8/1
by TV News Desk - May 1, 2017

Become a part of the conversation and “prepare to be obsessed” (Vogue) with the new HBO® hit limited series BIG LITTLE LIES, starring some of the biggest names in show business, including Academy Award®-winner Reese Witherspoon, Academy Award®-winner Nicole Kidman and Shailene Woodley (more...)

New Dramatists to Honor INDECENT's Daryl Roth & Paula Vogel at Spring Luncheon
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

New Dramatists, Tony Honor recipient and the nation's premier playwright development laboratory, will honor 10-time Tony Award-winning producer Daryl Roth and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel with their 2017 Outstanding Career Achievement Awards at its 68th Annual Spring Luncheon tribute. (more...)

Broadway's SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION Sets General Rush, Digital Lottery
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

The producers of John Guare's Six Degrees of Separation, starring seven-time Emmy Award winner Allison Janney ('Mom,' The Girl on the Train), Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey (The Normal Heart, 'Manhattan') and Corey Hawkins (Straight Outta Compton, '24: Legacy'), have announced a general rush policy and a digital lottery beginning Wednesday, April 5th. (more...)

Feinstein's/54 Below Launches Late Night Drag Series with Miss Vodka Stinger, Cacophany Daniels & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

After years of presenting some of New York's most beloved and fabulous drag performers, Feinstein's/54 Below launches an ongoing Late Night Drag Series. Curated by Garth Schilling (also known to the drag community as Miss Vodka Stinger), the new Late Night Drag Series features a rotating roster of up-and-coming and legendary New York City drag performers on select Thursday nights at 11:30PM with $20 tickets and a two-drink minimum. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief March 24th, 2017 - SWEAT, VANITY FAIR and More!
by Jessica Khan - Mar 24, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! This weekend's big news: SWEAT opens on Broadway this Sunday, and the world premiere of VANITY FAIR starts tonight Off-Broadway! (more...)

Tovah Feldshuh to Host Folksbiene's Mother's Day Gala Honoring Daryl Roth and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

It will be the mother of all star-studded galas! On Mother's Day the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (producers of last season's critically acclaimed and Drama Desk-nominated musical "The Golden Bride," and current producers on the upcoming Broadway stage play "Indecent") presents a unique gala concert, "Our Leading Ladies," celebrating the contributions of women in the arts, business, science, and philanthropy, at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, 566 LaGuardia Place, on Sunday, May 14, at 6:30pm. (more...)

Ray DeForest and Doris Dear Find a "Rumpus Room" Home At Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

???????FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, is now the 2017 home of Doris Dear! After the successful shows "Doris Dear's Gurl Talk" & "The Doris Dear Christmas Special" in 2016, Doris Dear will call Feinstein's/54 Below her home for the remainder of 2017. (more...)

Cinemax Cancels Steven Soderbergh's THE KNICK After Two Seasons
by TV News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Cinemax has cancelled Steven Soderbergh's THE KNICK following two seasons. Starring Clive Owen, André Holland), Eve Hewson and Juliet Rylance, THE KNICK kicks off its ten-episode second season, exclusively on CINEMAX. (more...)

Joe Cassidy and Constantine Maroulis to Lead Gopnik & Shire's New Musical 'THE MOST BEAUTIFUL ROOM' at Long Wharf Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Long Wharf Theatre, under the director of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, presents the world premiere of The Most Beautiful Room in New York, a new musical with book and lyrics by Adam Gopnik and music by David Shire, directed by Edelstein. (more...)

Feinstein's/54 Below presents Ray DeForest in THE DORIS DEAR MOTHER'S DAY SPECIAL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents a One Night Only EVENT… After the successful sold-out shows "Doris Dear's Gurl Talk" & "The Doris Dear Christmas Special", Ray DeForest is back in "The Doris Dear Mother's Day Special: Like Mother Like Daughter" on May 12th at 9:30pm. Grab a seat in the Rumpus Room, and come along on a fun romp and help Doris and her guests salute the women who made them great… their MOTHERS! (more...)

We're All Connected! SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION Begins Tonight on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

A friendly reminder! Performances of John Guare's Six Degrees of Separation, starring seven-time Emmy Award winner Allison Janney ('Mom,' The Girl on the Train), Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey (The Normal Heart, 'Manhattan') and Corey Hawkins (Straight Outta Compton, '24: Legacy') begin tonight, Wednesday, April 5, at 8pm. (more...)

Stand-Up Special JERROD CARMICHAEL: 8 Available for Digital Download 4/10
by TV News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

After his wildly successful HBO debut Love at the Store, Jerrod Carmichael returns to HBO for his second stand-up special, JERROD CARMICHAEL: 8. (more...)

Pete Holmes Stars in CRASHING: Season 1, Available on Digital Download 5/8
by TV News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

From comedy geniuses Pete Holmes and Judd Apatow comes Crashing: Season 1, the new HBO® series that follows a stand-up comic, whose suburban life unravels after he finds out his wife is cheating on him, forcing him to reevaluate his priorities and plunging him into the deep end of the rough-and-tumble NYC comedy scene. (more...)

Artists Rep presents THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

For the final production of its 2016/17 season, Artists Repertory Theatre presents The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde, directed by Resident Artist Michael Mendelson.  Previews run May 16 through May 19, the play opens May 20 and runs through June 11 on the Alder Stage. (more...)

VIDEO: 'SIX DEGREES' Stars Allison Janney & John Benjamin Hickey Dish on Broadway Life
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

On last night's WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE on Bravo, Allison Janney and John Benjamin Hickey, currently starring in the revival of SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION, talk to host Andy Cohen about what it's like working together on Broadway (more...)

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for April 27, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 27, 2017

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI! And welcome to April 27 - aka #TheatreThursday - during which we ask the musical question: With 13 shows in the 2016-17 Broadway Season, which shows will be forgotten come Tony Award-nomination day (which is next week, if memory serves) and sink under the weight of all the swell competition? Think about it, people! What are your favorites for Tony glory this year? We'll be sure to send you an invitation to our Tony Party! (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, April 27: The First Revival of Larry Kramer's THE NORMAL HEART Opens on Broadway
by Stage Tube - Apr 27, 2017

On this day in 2011, Larry Kramer's landmark drama, The Normal Heart, opened on Broadway. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION
by Walter McBride - Apr 26, 2017

John Guare's Six Degrees of Separation, starring seven-time Emmy Award winner Allison Janney ('Mom,' The Girl on the Train), Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey (The Normal Heart, 'Manhattan') and Corey Hawkins(Straight Outta Compton, '24: Legacy'), directed by Trip Cullman(Significant Other, Yen), officially opened last night, April 25, at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). BroadwayWorld was there at opening night and brings you some red carpet action below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION Company Takes Opening Night Bows!
by Jennifer Broski - Apr 26, 2017

John Guare's Six Degrees of Separation, starring seven-time Emmy Award winner Allison Janney ('Mom,' The Girl on the Train), Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey (The Normal Heart, 'Manhattan') and Corey Hawkins (Straight Outta Compton, '24: Legacy'), directed by Trip Cullman (Significant Other, Yen), officially opened last night, April 25, at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). BroadwayWorld is taking you inside the curtain call below! (more...)

Links in the Chain... Meet the Cast of SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION, Opening Tonight!
by Meet the Cast - Apr 25, 2017

John Guare's Six Degrees of Separation, starring seven-time Emmy Award winner Allison Janney ('Mom,' The Girl on the Train), Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey (The Normal Heart, 'Manhattan') and Corey Hawkins (Straight Outta Compton, '24: Legacy'), directed by Trip Cullman (Significant Other, Yen), officially opens tonight, April 25, at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). Below, get to know the cast before they take their opening bows! (more...)

Review Roundup: John Guare's SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION- All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Apr 25, 2017

John Guare's Six Degrees of Separation, starring seven-time Emmy Award winner Allison Janney ('Mom,' The Girl on the Train), Tony Award winnerJohn Benjamin Hickey (The Normal Heart, 'Manhattan') and Corey Hawkins(Straight Outta Compton, '24: Legacy'), directed by Trip Cullman(Significant Other, Yen), officially opens tonight, April 25, at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Allison Janney & More in SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

John Guare's Six Degrees of Separation, starring seven-time Emmy Award winner Allison Janney ('Mom,' The Girl on the Train), Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey (The Normal Heart, 'Manhattan') and Corey Hawkins (Straight Outta Compton, '24: Legacy') opens tonight at the Barrymore Theatre. Directed by Trip Cullman (Significant Other, Yen), Six Degrees of Separation will play a 15-week run through Sunday, July 16. (more...)

VIDEO: Broadway's Allison Janney Tries Out Stephen Colbert's 'Vocal Warm-Up' Routine
by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

While guesting on 'The Late Show' yesterday, the star of Broadway's SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION, Allison Janney, missed her nightly warm up routine for her play. So Stephen invited her to try his! (more...)

VIDEO: Allison Janney Talks Relevancy of Broadway's 'SIX DEGREES' in Today's Times
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Award winning actress Allison Janney stopped by today's THE VIEW on ABC to talk about the relevancy of her Broadway play SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION, in today's times. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 24, 2017
by - Apr 24, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 24 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 23, 2017
by - Apr 23, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 23 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/22/2017
by - Apr 22, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 4/22/2017. (more...)

Meet the Cast of Broadway's INDECENT- Opens Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Indecent opens tonight, April 18 at the Cort Theatre. Meet the cast before their opening bows! (more...)

Alfred Molina to Lead Ten Chimneys' 2017 Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship Program
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Ten Chimneys Foundation has announced accomplished, London-born actor Alfred Molina will lead the prestigious Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship Program at Ten Chimneys. (more...)

DVR Alert: SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION Stars to Visit Bravo's 'Watch What Happens'
by TV News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

BWW has learned that on Thursday, April 27th, the stars of Broadway's SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION, Allison Janney and John Benjamin Hickey will stop by the clubhouse on Bravo's 'Watch What Happens Live.' (more...)

MISS SAIGON Returns to the Bristol Hippodrome
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Cameron Mackintosh is delighted to announce principal casting and further dates for the forthcoming UK and Ireland tour of his acclaimed new production of Boublil and Schonberg's legendary musical MISS SAIGON, opening at Curve Leicester where it will play from Saturday 1 July - Saturday 22 July 2017. (more...)

Broadway Gets Diplomatic- Meet the Cast of OSLO!
by Marissa Sblendorio - Apr 13, 2017

Following its sold-out Off-Broadway run, OSLO is finally opening on Broadway tonight, April 13th, so it's time to meet the cast! (more...)

MISS SAIGON To Land In Manchester As Part Of A New UK And Ireland Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

???????Cameron Mackintosh is delighted to announce principal casting and further dates for the forthcoming UK and Ireland tour of his acclaimed new production of Boublil and Schonberg's legendary musical MISS SAIGON, the show will land at Manchester Palace Theatre from 21 March - 12 May 2018, with tickets going on sale on 18 May. www.miss-saigon.com (more...)

Sooha Kim, Red Concepcion, and More Announced for MISS SAIGON UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Cameron Mackintosh is delighted to announce principal casting and further dates for the forthcoming UK and Ireland tour of his acclaimed new production of Boublil and Schonberg's legendary musical MISS SAIGON, opening at Curve Leicester where it will play from Saturday 1 July - Saturday 22 July 2017. (more...)

Principal casting confirmed for MISS SAIGON at Edinburgh's Festival Theatre
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Apr 11, 2017

Cameron Mackintosh is delighted to announce principal casting and further dates for the forthcoming UK and Ireland tour of his acclaimed new production of Boublil and Schonberg's legendary musical MISS SAIGON, opening at Curve Leicester on 1 July 2017, with dates at the Festival Theatre Edinburgh in January 2018. (more...)

VEEP: The Complete Fifth Season Available on Blu-ray & DVD Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

The 10-episode VEEP: The Complete Fifth Season will be available on Blu-ray and DVD on April 11, 2017 (more...)

SILICON VALLEY: THE COMPLETE THIRD SEASON Coming to Blu-ray/DVD Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Season 3 of SILICON VALLEY, the hit HBO series that “…nails both palpable tension and biting humor” (Entertainment Weekly), is set to make its Home Entertainment debut this spring. (more...)

Stand-Up Special JERROD CARMICHAEL: 8 Available for Digital Download 4/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

After his wildly successful HBO debut Love at the Store, Jerrod Carmichael returns to HBO for his second stand-up special, JERROD CARMICHAEL: 8. (more...)

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