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Martin Beck Theatre (New York, NY)
302 W. 45th St.

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The Rink played at the Martin Beck Theatre (now the Al Hirschfeld Theatre), where it ran for 204 performances. With a book by Terrence McNally, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and music by John Kander, the musical focuses on Anna, the owner of a dilapidated roller skating rink on the boardwalk of a decaying seaside resort, who has decided to sell it to developers. Complicating her plans are her prodigal daughter Angel, who returns to town seeking to reconnect with the people and places she long ago left behind. Through a series of flashbacks, revelations, and minimal forward-moving plot development, the two deal with their pasts in their attempt to reconcile and move on with their lives. The original production starred both Chita Rivera and Liza Minnelli.


Photo Flash: Broadway Gathers for Six Degrees of Stockard Channing!Photo Flash: Broadway Gathers for Six Degrees of Stockard Channing!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Just last night, the Lodge at Gallow Green at the McKittrick Hotel, hosted a party celebrating one of Broadway's favorite stars- Stockard Channing! Six Degrees of Stockard Channing was attended by all sorts of Broadway luminaries which, in the style of Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon, have some connection to Ms. Channing. Check out photos from inside the special event below! (more...)

Collaboraction Sets Lineup for LET HOPE RISE Variety Show, 4/11Collaboraction Sets Lineup for LET HOPE RISE Variety Show, 4/11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2015

Collaboraction, the Chicago-based theater company with a commitment to incite change, announces its third Let Hope Rise event with the Chicago Park District, Saturday, April 11 at noon at Loyola Park, 1230 West Greenleaf Avenue in Chicago's Rogers Park neighborhood. (more...)

Brand New 'Now In Previews' Video Promo For THE VISITBrand New 'Now In Previews' Video Promo For THE VISIT
by Pat Cerasaro - Mar 30, 2015

Chita is back on Broadway! (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Backstage with Richard Ridge- SAG Foundation Conversations Series with Stockard Channing!BWW TV Exclusive: Backstage with Richard Ridge- SAG Foundation Conversations Series with Stockard Channing!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Mar 29, 2015

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. The most recent conversation featured stage and screen legend Stockard Channing, moderated by BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge. Watch below to find out how things are going at It's Only a Play, her thoughts on her performance in Grease, and so much more. Check out the full interview below! (more...)

SEINFELD Star Jason Alexander to Return to Broadway in Larry David's FISH IN THE DARK; Show Extends Through July!SEINFELD Star Jason Alexander to Return to Broadway in Larry David's FISH IN THE DARK; Show Extends Through July!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2015

Tony Award-winning actor Jason Alexander returns to Broadway on Tuesday, June 9 when he assumes the role of Norman Drexel in Larry David's hit comedy FISH IN THE DARK, directed by Anna D. Shapiro, at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street). Mr. Alexander steps into the role created by Mr. David in the comedy about a death in the family. Larry David will play his final performance in FISH IN THE DARK on Sunday, June 7. The limited engagement run of the production, originally scheduled through June 7, is extended for six weeks through Sunday, July 19. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Broadway Celebrates Stockard Channing at SIX DEGREES Party!STAGE TUBE: Broadway Celebrates Stockard Channing at SIX DEGREES Party!
by Stage Tube - Mar 24, 2015

Earlier this month, the Lodge at Gallow Green at the McKittrick Hotel, hosted a party celebrating one of Broadway's favorite stars- Stockard Channing! Six Degrees of Stockard Channing was attended by all sorts of Broadway luminaries which, in the style of Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon, have some connection to Ms. Channing. Below, go inside the special event with Parade Magazine! (more...)

Liza Minnelli 'Eager to Get Back to Work' Following Rehab StayLiza Minnelli 'Eager to Get Back to Work' Following Rehab Stay
by Movies News Desk - Mar 23, 2015

Tony Award winning actress Liza Minnelli, who recently entered a rehab facility for substance abuse, is doing well and ready to jump back into her busy career. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 3/18/2015 - Encores! PAINT YOUR WAGON and More!WAKE UP with BWW 3/18/2015 - Encores! PAINT YOUR WAGON and More!
by Jessica Showers - Mar 18, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Encores! PAINT YOUR WAGON begins tonight and more! (more...)

Photo Flash: NYC Parks Breaks Ground on Renovations to Rockaway Beach Roller Hockey RinkPhoto Flash: NYC Parks Breaks Ground on Renovations to Rockaway Beach Roller Hockey Rink
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2015

On Saturday, March 14, NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, joined City Council Member Eric Ulrich, Queens Parks Commissioner Dorothy Lewandowski, Rockaway Rockies Hockey organization President Mike Leahy and members of the league, Community Board 14 Chair Dolores Orr, and neighborhood residents to break ground on renovations to the Rockaway Beach Roller Hockey Rink on Shore Front Parkway at Beach 108th Street in Rockaway Park. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day- Happy Birthday, Liza Minnelli!STAGE TUBE: On This Day- Happy Birthday, Liza Minnelli!
by Stage Tube - Mar 12, 2015

Happy Birthday, Liza Minnelli! Tony and Oscar winning Broadway, film and TV star Liza Minnelli has appeared on Broadway in Flora, The Red Menace -- for which she won the 1965 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical -- Liza, Chicago, The Act (another Tony win in 1978), The Rink, Victor / Victoria, Minnelli on Minnelli and Liza's at the Palace. She also received a special Tony Award in 1978 She has appeared as herself on TV in Smash, The Voice UK, So You Think You Can Dance, The Apprentice and more, and she is also known for her portrayal of Lucille Austero in the now-Netflix-based comedy series Arrested Development. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 3/12/2015 - THE KING AND I, NEW YORK SPRING SPECTACULAR Begin and More!WAKE UP with BWW 3/12/2015 - THE KING AND I, NEW YORK SPRING SPECTACULAR Begin and More!
by Jessica Showers - Mar 12, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: THE KING AND I and the NEW YORK SPRING SPECTACULAR start performances! (more...)

BWW Invite: Attend SAG Foundation Career Conversations with Stockard Channing!BWW Invite: Attend SAG Foundation Career Conversations with Stockard Channing!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2015

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and BroadwayWorld have partnered for an inaugural filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. On Monday, March 16 (6-8PM), join us for a career Conversations with Stockard Channing moderated by Broadway World's Richard Ridge of 'Backstage with Richard Ridge!' (more...)

Photo Flash: Tituss Burgess, Lena Hall, Florence Henderson, Norm Lewis, Rob McClure, Lily Tomlin and More Raise Over $460K in BC/EFA's BROADWAY BACKWARDSPhoto Flash: Tituss Burgess, Lena Hall, Florence Henderson, Norm Lewis, Rob McClure, Lily Tomlin and More Raise Over $460K in BC/EFA's BROADWAY BACKWARDS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2015

The 10th anniversary of Broadway Backwards capped off an exuberant, exhilarating and emotional evening of performances on Monday, March 9, 2015 with news that this year's event raised a record $466,717 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS andThe Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center. Scroll down for photos from the show! (more...)

MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL Sets Cast, will Run 1/21-2/1 at Bucks County PlayhouseMENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL Sets Cast, will Run 1/21-2/1 at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2015

Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) welcomes GFour Productions, winners of 54 Drama Desk and 44 Tony Awards who have officially announced their cast of leading ladies for the production of the international hit show Menopause The Musical. Best described as a groundbreaking celebration of women who are on the brink of, in the middle of or have survived 'The Change', Menopause The Musical is sure to leave audiences inspired and laughing long after the show. (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: Chita Rivera Returns To Broadway! A Career Celebration - WEST SIDE STORY, BYE BYE BIRDIE, CHICAGO, THE VISIT & Much MoreFLASH FRIDAY: Chita Rivera Returns To Broadway! A Career Celebration - WEST SIDE STORY, BYE BYE BIRDIE, CHICAGO, THE VISIT & Much More
by Pat Cerasaro - Jan 30, 2015

Today we are saluting one of the most iconic leading ladies in Broadway history in honor of her recently announced return to Broadway in Kander & Ebb's THE VISIT, the one and only Chita Rivera. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - Chita Rivera Records 'GREAT PERFORMANCES' Concert Despite Winter Weather WarningsPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek - Chita Rivera Records 'GREAT PERFORMANCES' Concert Despite Winter Weather Warnings
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

Broadway shows, other scheduled events and most of New York City shut down last night in preparation for the blizzard predicted to be one of the City's worst winter storms ever. This did not deter Broadway icon Chita Rivera, her musicians or the producers at THIRTEEN who had previously scheduled a concert taping for January 26. THIRTEEN is producing Great Performances: Chita Rivera, a special retrospective to celebrate Ms. Rivera's extraordinary career then and now for broadcast as part of PBS' Fall Arts Festival 2015. (more...)

Broadway's Chita Rivera Comes to The Alden in McLean, 2/24Broadway's Chita Rivera Comes to The Alden in McLean, 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

Come celebrate the one and only Broadway legend CHITA RIVERA in a unique solo concert event, coming to The Alden in McLean for one night only on Tuesday, Feb. 24 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 1/23/2015 - IT'S ONLY A PLAY's New Address, SCHOOL OF ROCK, NEVERMORE and More!WAKE UP with BWW 1/23/2015 - IT'S ONLY A PLAY's New Address, SCHOOL OF ROCK, NEVERMORE and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jan 23, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: IT'S ONLY A PLAY moves to its sister theater tonight, SCHOOL OF ROCK hunts for its leading players, NEVERMORE opens on Sunday and more! (more...)

InDepth InterView: Mary Testa Talks New Album HAVE FAITH, Upcoming Concerts & Reflects On Theatre CareerInDepth InterView: Mary Testa Talks New Album HAVE FAITH, Upcoming Concerts & Reflects On Theatre Career
by Pat Cerasaro - Jan 2, 2015

Today we are talking to an instantly recognizable stage stalwart who has lit up Broadway and beyond for more than three decades since her debut in William Finn's IN TROUSERS - the one and only Mary Testa. Discussing all aspects of her exemplary new album created in collaboration with acclaimed orchestrator Michael Starobin, HAVE FAITH, Testa imparts the impetus behind the concept album and outlines what motivated the wildly eclectic song choices included on the release - ranging from the Beach Boys, Prince and Aerosmith to Michael John LaChiusa, William Finn, Jill Sobule and many more. Furthermore, Testa eloquently describes the fascinating and compelling theme upon which the album is based - the journey of a soul through life; ostensibly a search for faith - and relates the sonic experience to her own spiritual pursuits. Additionally, Testa clues us in on what we can expect from her upcoming promotional concert appearances alongside Starobin in support of the album, as well, kicking off with a concert at Barnes & Noble next week along with a series of shows at the Laurie Beechman Theater. Reflecting on the various ways in which she has seen the theatre transform over the course of her career thus far, Testa also sheds some light on many of her most celebrated roles to date, including IN TROUSERS, The Rink, XANADU, 42nd STREET, MARIE CHRISTINE, SEE WHAT I WANNA SEE, QUEEN OF THE MIST, GUYS & DOLLS, A NEW BRAIN, A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM, LUCKY STIFF, CHICAGO, WICKED and more. All of that, playing Barbara Bush in FIRST DAUGHTER SUITE and much, much more with one of Broadway's most reliably entertaining and endlessly inventive regulars. (more...)

Leslie Uggams to Perform in Concert, Conduct Master Classes at Wright State, 1/22-23Leslie Uggams to Perform in Concert, Conduct Master Classes at Wright State, 1/22-23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2015

Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress and singer Leslie Uggams will share her insights and talents with students of the Wright State University Musical Theatre Program January 22-23 in Dayton, Ohio. Uggams will become the first major visiting artist to conduct master classes and perform as a guest of the school's new Musical Theatre Initiative. (more...)

IT'S ONLY A PLAY's Stockard Channing to Speak at NYPL for the Performing Arts Next MonthIT'S ONLY A PLAY's Stockard Channing to Speak at NYPL for the Performing Arts Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

The League of Professional Theatre Women is pleased to present Tony-Award winning actress, STOCKARD CHANNING for the next Oral History interview. CHANNING will sit down with arts journalist PATRICK PACHECO to discuss her fascinating work as a theatre artist. The event will take place on Monday, February 2, 2015 at 6:00 pm at the Bruno Walter Auditorium of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts on 65th Street & Amsterdam Avenue. (more...)

Broadway's Chita Rivera Comes to The Alden in McLean, 2/24Broadway's Chita Rivera Comes to The Alden in McLean, 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

Come celebrate the one and only Broadway legend CHITA RIVERA in a unique solo concert event, coming to The Alden in McLean for one night only on Tuesday, Feb. 24 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

BSO's Jack Everly to Conduct AN EVENING WITH JASON ALEXANDER, 1/22BSO's Jack Everly to Conduct AN EVENING WITH JASON ALEXANDER, 1/22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

Baltimore, Md. (January 12, 2015) — The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly will lead the BSO SuperPops in a concert featuring actor and Broadway star Jason Alexander, Thursday, January 22 at 8 p.m. at The Music Center at Strathmore, and on Friday, January 23 at 8 p.m., Saturday January 24 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, January 25 at 3 p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Best known for his iconic portrayal of George Costanza on the hit series “Seinfeld,” Alexander first had a successful and lengthy Broadway career. He joins the Orchestra to reminisce about his remarkable and versatile career on the stage and screen, performing songs from several Broadway favorites, including Music Man, Pippin and Merrily We Roll Along. Please see below for complete program details. (more...)

BSO Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly to Lead 'An Evening with Jason Alexander,' 1/22-25BSO Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly to Lead 'An Evening with Jason Alexander,' 1/22-25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2015

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) Principal Pops Conductor ?Jack Everly will lead the BSO SuperPops in a concert featuring actor and Broadway star Jason Alexander, Thursday, January 22 at 8 p.m. at The Music Center at Strathmore, and on Friday, January 23 at 8 p.m., Saturday January 24 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, January 25 at 3 p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. (more...)

NYC Parks and Fire Department Caution New Yorkers to Stay Off Frozen WaterNYC Parks and Fire Department Caution New Yorkers to Stay Off Frozen Water
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2015

NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP today joined Fire Department Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro and Council Member Peter Koo at NYC Parks' World Ice Arena in Flushing Meadows Corona Park to urge New Yorkers to follow ice safety guidelines and stay off frozen waters in City parks. Members of FDNY's ice rescue team who rescued a child on the Bronx River last week were also on hand. While ponds and lakes may appear frozen, venturing onto them is extremely dangerous and can cause potentially fatal accidents. (more...)

BWW Interviews: CHITA RIVERA Talks A LEGENDARY CELEBRATIONBWW Interviews: CHITA RIVERA Talks A LEGENDARY CELEBRATION
by Linda Ann Watt - Feb 4, 2015

I'm so lucky. It's a blessing to be sharing moments. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Liza Minnelli Walks the Red Carpet at Italia Closing Night CeremonyPhoto Coverage: Liza Minnelli Walks the Red Carpet at Italia Closing Night Ceremony
by BWW Special Coverage - Feb 23, 2015

Just last week, stage and screen legend Liza Minnelli made a special appearance at the Los Angeles Italia closing night ceremony at TCL Chinese 6 Theatres in Hollywood, California. BroadwayWorld brings you photos of Minnelli on the red carpet below! (more...)

NYPL's Evening with Stockard Channing Tonight Cancelled Due to WeatherNYPL's Evening with Stockard Channing Tonight Cancelled Due to Weather
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2015

The League of Professional Theatre Women has announed that tonight's Oral History interview with Tony-Award winning actress, STOCKARD CHANNING and arts journalist PATRICK PACHECO has been cancelled due to inclement weather. (more...)

BWW Reviews: JASON ALEXANDER with Baltimore Symphony - What a Gifted PerformerBWW Reviews: JASON ALEXANDER with Baltimore Symphony - What a Gifted Performer
by Charles Shubow - Feb 2, 2015

Conductor Michael Krajewski subs for BSO Pops Conductor Jack Everly (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Conversations with THE VISIT Team-  Chita Rivera, Roger Rees & Terrence McNally Explain the ShowBWW TV Exclusive: Conversations with THE VISIT Team- Chita Rivera, Roger Rees & Terrence McNally Explain the Show
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 17, 2015

Below, BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you the first of a series of videos, featuring Rivera, Rees and playwright Terrence McNally as they explain what the musical is about. Check out the premiere clip below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Chita Rivera in New TV Spot for  Broadway-Bound THE VISIT!STAGE TUBE: Watch Chita Rivera in New TV Spot for Broadway-Bound THE VISIT!
by Stage Tube - Feb 13, 2015

When the world's wealthiest woman returns home for the first time in decades, it's the talk of the town. When that woman is portrayed by the legendary CHITA RIVERA, it's Broadway history in the making. This spring, the sensational two-time Tony® winner joins Tony Award® winner ROGER REES in a stunning tale of young love, timeless seduction, and sweet revenge sure to become the season's most delicious musical sensation. Check out a just-released TV spot for the show below! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 2/13/2015 - THE LAST FIVE YEARS, ON THE 20TH CENTURY, Valentine's Day and More!WAKE UP with BWW 2/13/2015 - THE LAST FIVE YEARS, ON THE 20TH CENTURY, Valentine's Day and More!
by Jessica Showers - Feb 13, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY begins tonight, THE LAST FIVE YEARS movie debuts and Broadway's THE AUDIENCE starts on Valentine's Day! (more...)

THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Here We Go Round THE RINK!THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Here We Go Round THE RINK!
by Pat Cerasaro - Feb 12, 2015

Today we celebrate a cult favorite that opened this very week back in 1984, The Rink. (more...)

Liza Minnelli to Receive 2015 Jack Valenti Legend AwardLiza Minnelli to Receive 2015 Jack Valenti Legend Award
by TV News Desk - Feb 11, 2015

The legendary Liza Minnelli, who won the Academy Award® for 'Cabaret,' has been named the recipient of the 2015 JACK VALENTI – LOS ANGELES, ITALIA LEGEND AWARD. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Liza Minnelli and Cortes Alexander Surprise Audience with 'I Love a Violin'STAGE TUBE: Liza Minnelli and Cortes Alexander Surprise Audience with 'I Love a Violin'
by Stage Tube - Dec 26, 2014

As previously reported, Liza Minnelli recently announced her full recovery from her back surgery and gave a surprise performance in Hollywood earlier this month. The 68-year-old appeared on stage at Cortes Alexander's annual holiday show at Sterling's Upstairs at the Federal in Hollywood, CA, on December 22 to support her close friend. The star went on to perform a duet of 'I Love a Violin' with Alexander and received a standing ovation from the enthusiastic crowd, which included Barbra Streisand's son Jason Gould and half-sister Roslyn Kind. Watch her performance below! (more...)

She's Back! Liza Minnelli Gives Surprise Performance Following Back SurgeryShe's Back! Liza Minnelli Gives Surprise Performance Following Back Surgery
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 24, 2014

Legendary performer Liza Minnelli is fully recovered from her recent back surgery and even gave a surprise performance in Hollywood last night. (more...)

Mary Testa to Celebrate Release of New Album at The Laurie Beechman Theater and Barnes & Noble Next MonthMary Testa to Celebrate Release of New Album at The Laurie Beechman Theater and Barnes & Noble Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

MARY TESTA - the two time Tony Award nominated singer and actress - and MICHAEL STAROBIN, the Tony Award winning orchestrator and arranger will perform four concerts in January to promote their new album Have Faith from Ghostlight Records. Fresh off her recent starring role on Broadway in Wicked, Mary will perform a special CD release engagement at The Laurie Beechman Theater at The West Bank Cafe January 4-5,11-12, 2015 at 7:00 PM. Music Director Michael Starobin, will join her on piano with Alisa Horn on cello. Since being released earlier this month, Have Faith was called "stunning" by Playbill, "beautifully hypnotizing" by BroadwayWorld and "a sensational CD debut, terrific from first cut to last" by the Connecticut Post. For tickets, please visit www.lauriebeechmantheatre.com. To order the album, please visit www.sh-k-boom.com/havefaith. (more...)

Mary Testa to Celebrate HAVE FAITH Album at the Beechman, Barnes & Noble, 1/4-12Mary Testa to Celebrate HAVE FAITH Album at the Beechman, Barnes & Noble, 1/4-12
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

MARY TESTA -- the two time Tony Award nominated singer and actress -- and MICHAEL STAROBIN, the Tony Award winning orchestrator and arranger will perform four concerts in January to promote their new album Have Faith from Ghostlight Records. (more...)

BWW Interview: Stockard Channing on Her Road to a Tony, Emmys and More!BWW Interview: Stockard Channing on Her Road to a Tony, Emmys and More!
by Richard Ridge - Apr 4, 2015

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. The most recent conversation featured stage and screen legend Stockard Channing, moderated by BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge. Below, check out what she had to say about her journey with IT'S ONLY A PLAY, which is currently playing at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. (more...)

BWW Interview: Stockard Channing Reveals How She Fought for Rizzo's Song in GREASEBWW Interview: Stockard Channing Reveals How She Fought for Rizzo's Song in GREASE
by Richard Ridge - Apr 3, 2015

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. The most recent conversation featured stage and screen legend Stockard Channing, moderated by BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge. Below, check out what she had to say about her journey with IT'S ONLY A PLAY, which is currently playing at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. (more...)

VIDEO: Jason Alexander Records Custom Voicemail Message for Kat Dennings on CORDEN!VIDEO: Jason Alexander Records Custom Voicemail Message for Kat Dennings on CORDEN!
by TV News Desk - Apr 24, 2015

On last night's LATE LATE SHOW on CBS, after learning Kat Dennings' voicemail has been the famous George Costanza answering machine song from 'Seinfeld,' Jason records a custom version for the 2 Broke Girls star. (more...)

BWW Reviews:  Kander and Ebb Revisit Brecht and Weill in THE VISITBWW Reviews: Kander and Ebb Revisit Brecht and Weill in THE VISIT
by Michael Dale - Apr 24, 2015

Kander and Ebb's final musical provides a thrilling Broadway exit for Chita Rivera. (more...)

Romance, Betrayal, Revenge... Meet the Full Cast of THE VISIT, Opening Tonight on Broadway!Romance, Betrayal, Revenge... Meet the Full Cast of THE VISIT, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Apr 23, 2015

The Visit, the final musical ever by legendary Tony Award-winning duo John Kander and Fred Ebb, celebrates its official opening tonight, April 23, 2015 at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the company and watch a sneak preview of the show! (more...)

VIDEO: Liza Minnelli Feels 'Wonderful' & Is 'Heading to Work Again'!VIDEO: Liza Minnelli Feels 'Wonderful' & Is 'Heading to Work Again'!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

TMZ caught up with legendary performer Liza Minnelli last night as she was leaving one of her favorite restaurants, Lisa Vanderpump's PUMP. (more...)

Provocative & Eerie New 'How Far Would You Go?' Video Spot For THE VISITProvocative & Eerie New 'How Far Would You Go?' Video Spot For THE VISIT
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 23, 2015

An intriguing and sexy new video spot for THE VISIT! (more...)

BWW Interview: Stockard Channing on Life in IT'S ONLY A PLAY- 'It Has Been Fortuitous'BWW Interview: Stockard Channing on Life in IT'S ONLY A PLAY- 'It Has Been Fortuitous'
by Richard Ridge - Apr 2, 2015

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. The most recent conversation featured stage and screen legend Stockard Channing, moderated by BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge. Below, check out what she had to say about her journey with IT'S ONLY A PLAY, which is currently playing at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. (more...)

Winnipeg Warriors Hockey Club Wins Cisco Canada's Hockey's Hidden Heroes Contest Winnipeg Warriors Hockey Club Wins Cisco Canada's Hockey's Hidden Heroes Contest
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2015

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BWW Interviews: BROADWAY SONGBOOK's Kersten Rodau, PhD in Twin Cities Theatre?BWW Interviews: BROADWAY SONGBOOK's Kersten Rodau, PhD in Twin Cities Theatre?
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Apr 15, 2015

Kersten Rodau is a well-known performer in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul theatre scene with countless shows to her credit, but perhaps she's earned her PhD in musical theatre by being a cast member of seven of the Ordway Center's BROADWAY SONGBOOK series. (more...)

McNally, Ahrens & Flaherty's ANASTASIA Musical Gets Staged Reading in JuneMcNally, Ahrens & Flaherty's ANASTASIA Musical Gets Staged Reading in June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2015

According to an Equity casting notice, a staged reading of the new musical version of ANASTASIA -- featuring book by Terrence McNally, music by Stephen Flaherty and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens -- will be held on June 12, 2015. Tony winner Darko Tresnjak is set to direct the project, along with musical director Tom Murray. (more...)

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