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XLR8R Reveals bottoms Soft Pink Truth Remix of 'Boring'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2015

New York's bottoms, the self-proclaimed 'two shitty drag queens, a 303 and a drummer', and “gender-problematizing goth dance band” that grew out of Brooklyn's DIY space Secret Project Robot (more...)

BWW Interview: Jason Dirden in SEVEN GUITARS at Two River Theater
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 2, 2015 interviewed Jason Dirden who will be playing the role of Canewell in the Two River Theater production of 'Seven Guitars.' Written by August Wilson and directed by Brandon Dirden, the show will be on the Red Bank stage from September 12th to October 4th. (more...)

InDepth InterView Exclusive: Vanessa Williams Talks NY Philharmonic SHOW BOAT, Plus THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL NYC Vs. LA, INTO THE WOODS Memories & More
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 29, 2014

Today we are talking to a world famous triple-threat star of stage and screen who first shot to fame in the 1980s as the first African American Miss America and found considerable success as a recording artist and actress thereafter, the divine Vanessa Williams. Sharing sage wisdom from her life and career as well as reflecting on many of her most popular properties to date, Williams reveals some of her many secrets to success while also looking ahead to next month's hotly anticipated all-star concert presentation of legendary Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein musical SHOW BOAT, co-starring Julian Ovenden, Norm Lewis, Jane Alexander and many more along with the New York Philharmonic under the direction of Ted Sperling. Also, Williams shares her enthusiasm for setting out to create new renditions of some of SHOW BOAT's most noted selections, including 'Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man Of Mine'. Additionally, Williams opens up about her multiple musical theatre endeavors highlighting the work of Stephen Sondheim, including the Tony Award-winning 2002 Best Revival production of INTO THE WOODS and the recent original revue SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM. Plus, Williams details her ongoing participation in THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, after having starred in the well-received Broadway production last season and now finishing up headlining the Los Angeles production before bringing the drama to Boston. All of that, KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN memories, saving Audra McDonald's wedding day and much, much more with one of Broadway's brightest stars! (more...)

Joanna Miles and David Selby Lead FRONT DOOR OPEN at Greenway Court This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

Greenway Arts Alliance continues their season of world premieres with FRONT DOOR OPEN, a drama written by veteran playwright Tom Baum, directed by acclaimed theater and television director Asaad Kelada. There will be two preview performances on November 11 and 12 at 8:00 pm with opening night set for Friday, November 13 at 8:00 pm. (more...)

BWW Interview: Telly Leung on His New Album, Reuniting with Lea Salonga in Broadway's ALLEGIANCE & More
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 23, 2015

With Leung's packed fall schedule in full swing, BroadwayWorld recently caught up with him, where he opened up about the journey of producing an album, working alongside Takei and Salonga in ALLEGIANCE, and much more. (more...)

BWW Interview: Mairin Lee Discusses ROMANCE LANGUAGE and Taking on a New Kind of Role
by Nora Dominick - Oct 23, 2015

Mairin Lee may be known for her ingenues roles in Shakespearean and 19th Century plays, but this time around she's switching gears and playing a young corporate lawyer in ROMANCE LANGUAGE (more...)

SHOWSTOPPER!'s Susan Harrison On Improvisation And Costume
by Guest Blogger: Showstopper! - Oct 22, 2015

Hiya! Susan here (the small redheaded one - if you've seen Showstopper). I'm copying the style of Lucy's opening here. It seemed appropriate as we are at opposite ends of the height spectrum! When we first saw our Showstopper shoes side by side we both knew it was a photo-worthy image which gives you an idea of the difference in height between us.  (more...)

Mary-Pat Green and Theresa Rebeck's Short Film WALK Starts Indiegogo Campaign, Donates Proceeds to ALS Association
by TV News Desk - Oct 21, 2015

Filmmaker Mary-Pat Green has teamed with celebrated playwright, television writer and novelist Theresa Rebeck for the independent short film WALK. As WALK enters post-production, the producers have turned to Indiegogo for crowdsourcing support, with a campaign underway now through November 20. (more...)

New York's Bottoms' Goodbye Remix EP Out Now
by TV News Desk - Oct 16, 2015

Today, the trio bottoms, self-proclaimed 'two shitty drag queens, a 303 and a drummer', and “gender-problematizing goth dance band” that grew out of Brooklyn's DIY space Secret Project Robot (more...)

BWW Interview: Judith Ivey Directs Irish Love Tale at North Coast Rep
by Erica Miner - Oct 12, 2015

Judith Ivey is a recognizable player in multiple roles on and off stage (more...)

Chef Spotlight: Edwin Claflin of TESSA on the UWS in NYC
by Marina Kennedy - Nov 9, 2015

Executive Chef Edwin Clafin of TESSA on the Upper West Side of New York City is in our 'Chef Spotlight.' (more...)

BWW Interview: Original JERSEY BOYS Cast Members Celebrate 10 Years on Broadway
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 6, 2015

Following a lively photo shoot throughout the August Wilson Theatre with photographer Walter McBride, the three talented actors sat down with BWW to share their reflections and fondest memories of their time with the show. (more...)

FairPoint publishes open letter to customers, communities
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine, Nov. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ FairPoint Communications, Inc. (FRP), a leading communications provider, recently published this open letter in state and regional newspapers to the communities of northern New England. (more...)

Narrators Announced for Upcoming ROCKY HORROR SHOW UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

Steve Punt, Charlie Condou and Philip Franks are set to star as The Narrator in The Rocky Horror Show UK Tour 2015/2016. The three actors will take on the iconic role during the new national tour of the show, which opens at Brighton's Theatre Royal on 17 December 2015, and also stars Diana Vickers, Paul Cattermole, Ben Freeman and Liam Tamne. (more...)

BWW Interview: David Eck, Jordan Mann from THANKSKILLING THE MUSICAL Get Stuffed and Personal
by Stevie King - Nov 18, 2015

I got on the phone with ThanksKilling the Musical's producer David Eck and lyricist Jordan Mann to discuss their creative process, and what excited them about mounting the show in Atlanta at Dad's Garage Theatre Company. (more...)

Tucker Reed, Sidney E. Cohn and Velmanette Montgomery Honored at 2014 M. Edgar Rosenblum Awards Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2014

The fourth annual M. Edgar Rosenblum Awards will be given at a ceremony tonight, November 15, during a benefit for the Irondale Ensemble Project at the Irondale Center, 85 South Oxford Street, in the BAM Cultural District of Fort Greene. Awards will be presented to Tucker Reed, President of the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership, Marvin Carlson, Sidney E. Cohn Professor of Theatre, Graduate Center, CUNY, and New York State Senator Velmanette Montgomery. The event will be co-chaired by David Lombino, Director of Special Projects at Two Trees Management Company and Joseph Roach, Sterling Professor of Theater, Yale University. (more...)

Joanna Miles and David Selby Lead FRONT DOOR OPEN, Beginning Tonight at Greenway Court
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2015

Greenway Arts Alliance continues their season of world premieres with FRONT DOOR OPEN, a drama written by veteran playwright Tom Baum, directed by acclaimed theater and television director Asaad Kelada. There will be two preview performances tonight and tomorrow, November 11 and 12 at 8:00 pm with opening night set for Friday, November 13 at 8:00 pm. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Lost Nation's Kate Kenney, Eric Love, & Christopher Scheer
by Erin McIntyre - Nov 10, 2014

Kate Kenney, Eric Love, and Christopher Scheer have become well-known to Central Vermont audiences over the past few years through their work with Lost Nation Theater. Kenney, Love, and Scheer sat down with Broadway World to talk about their backgrounds, their recent run in Lost Nation's fall repertory productions of THE 39 STEPS and THE COMEDY OF ERRORS, and the important role Lost Nation has played in the development of their careers. (more...)

BWW Interviews: John Rubinstein of PIPPIN National Tour (and the Original Broadway Cast)
by Jeffrey Karasarides - May 4, 2015

The circus is coming to the Durham Performing Arts Center from May 12th-17th in the form of the national touring production of the Tony Award-Winning revival of Pippin! In this national tour happens to be John Rubinstein, who originated the title role in the orginal Broadway production back in 1972. Now he plays Pippin's father Charlemagne, a role originated on Broadway by Eric Berry, and more recently in the 2013 Broadway revival Three-Time Tony Nominee by Terrence Mann. (more...)

UniqueHR Launches Premium Website As Google Announces Algorithm To Reward Mobile-Friendly Sites
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2015


InDepth InterView UpDate: Ben Vereen On STEPPIN' OUT At 54 Below, Broadway Return & New Films, Plus A Look Back At Classic Musical Roles
by Pat Cerasaro - Mar 9, 2015

Today we are once again speaking with a world renowned living legend all about his phenomenal career on Broadway and in Hollywood in honor of his new 54 Below engagement later this month, titled STEPPIN OUT', the one and only Ben Vereen. Besides sharing what lucky attendees can expect from his 54 Below shows, Vereen also shares preliminary plans to bring a new biomusical to Broadway some season soon as well as the forthcoming release of a star-studded documentary all about his iconic show business legacy planned to be released later this year. Additionally, Vereen reflects on a number of recent milestones and looks back at some of his most memorable movie musical work in honor of the 45th anniversary of the release of SWEET CHARITY last month, plus the brand new Blu-ray editions of FUNNY LADY and ALL THAT JAZZ now available. Plus, Vereen shines a light on his ongoing patronship of the arts and spotlights the importance of arts education in schools via the nationwide high school competition series leading up to the yearly Ben Vereen Awards while also clueing us in on some of his upcoming theatre projects, including directing a regional production of HAIR and more. As if all of that were not enough, Vereen also comments on some recent small screen and big screen appearances including his turn on the final season of HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER opposite Neil Patrick Harris and sharing the screen with Betty White on HOT IN CLEVELAND, not to mention the smash hit success of the ensemble Chris Rock comedy TOP FIVE. All of that, first news on his upcoming feature film TIME OUT OF MIND and much, much more with one of Broadway's best triple-threats. (more...)

BWW Interview: WENDY OSSERMAN Celebrates 40 Seasons
by Matt Hanson - Mar 31, 2016

Wendy Osserman spoke to BWW on the phone from New York. Osserman is a bright, youthful 74-year-old, reflecting on a life that exemplifies her peerless character as a fixture of downtown New York dance since the late '60s. Her light-hearted, joyful voice touched on themes ranging from her first memories dancing as a child in front of the mirror, to producing a dance festival on the Greek island of Paros while considering the current crisis of human movement in Greece. The Wendy Osserman Dance Company will perform two world premieres at the Theater for the New City from April 20-23, featuring her new solo work, 'Timed' alongside her classic, 'Udjat' inspired by ancient Egyptian motifs. With a comfortable modesty, she speaks to overcoming the challenges of being a woman in the dance world and of the irresistibility of her continuing aspirations as the leader of a company signature that she has fostered for the last four decades. (more...)

AVAN LAVA Release Make it Real EP Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2015


BWW Interview: Wife Swap! Rebecca Luker Gets Ready to Take Residence at FUN HOME
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 30, 2016

Four-time Tony Award nominee Judy Kuhn will temporarily depart FUN HOME this spring to undergo hip surgery, and it's Rebecca Luker to the rescue! On April 5, the three-time Tony Award nominee will take over as the Bechdel family matriarch in the groundbreaking and Tony Award-winning Best Musical. Luker adds FUN HOME to her long list of Broadway credits, which already includes THE SECRET GARDEN, THE SOUND OF MUSIC, THE MUSIC MAN, MARY POPPINS, CINDERELLA, and many more. Now as she prepares for her latest role, she's checking in with BroadwayWorld to update us on the process so far! (more...)

BWW Interview: Emily Skeggs Talks FUN HOME's Humor and Universal Relatability
by David Clarke - Mar 27, 2015

The Bechdel family is moving into Broadway's Circle in the Square Theatre. To get the inside scoop on the highly-anticpated Broadway transfer from The Public Theater, BroadwayWorld chatted with Emily Skeggs, who plays Medium Alison, about the universally relatable musical. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Christian Hoff – From Child Actor to Midtown Man
by Heidi Scheuermann - Mar 26, 2015

Coming to New Orleans tomorrow night is an act that no JERSEY BOYS loving theatergoers, including myself, are going to want to miss! THE MIDTOWN MEN, four original cast members from the Broadway hit JERSEY BOYS (Christian Hoff, Michael Longoria, Daniel Reichard, J. Robert Spencer) have come together and have formed their own music group which brings to life the music of the 60's in what's sure to be an energy packed show. (more...)

BLACKBIRD's Jeff Daniels On Doing The Plays That Scare You
by Michael Dale - Mar 10, 2016

Not satisfied with the way he played the role Off-Broadway in 2007, the actor searches deeper into disturbing emotions. (more...)

BWW Interview: Brain Anthony Wilson Talks about DRIVING MISS DAISY at Act II Playhouse
by Kelli Curtin - Mar 1, 2016

DRIVING MISS DAISY at Act II Playhouse is one of the most anticipated shows this spring in the Philadelphia area. People have been talking about this production because of the all-star cast comprised of Carla Belver, Brian Anthony Wilson and Tony Braithwaite, under the direction of James Christy. DRIVING MISS DAISY is about an older Southern woman, Daisy, and her driver, Hoke Colburn, who is employed by her son when he becomes concerned over her ability to drive. The play explores the friendship that forms between Daisy and Hoke over the years. (more...)

Mozello Debuts World's First Fully Responsive, Minimalist Website Builder
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2015


Tavelli Company, Inc. Adds Two Senior Executives For General Manager and Chief Financial Officer Positions
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2015


BUGLE BOYS to Play Chapel Off Chapel
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2015

Before The Spice Girls, before The Supremes…there was The Andrews Sisters. During the late 1930's and 1940's the original girl group were a global sensation, their records sold in the millions and their music still resonates to this day. (more...)

Guitar Legend Carl Verheyen and Band Set West Coast U.S. Tour for September
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

Carl Verheyen, recognized as “One of the Top 10 Guitar Players in the World” by Guitar Magazine and “One of the Top 100 Guitarists of All Time” by Classic Rock magazine, today announced that he will bring his three-member Carl Verheyen Band on a September tour of the West Coast (more...)

KINKY BOOTS IN MUSIC CITY: Cyndi Lauper On Composing A Tony Winner
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jan 27, 2015

First-time Broadway composer Cyndi Lauper, who first conquered the music charts back in the 1980s, recently sat down to talk about her Kinky Boots experience and to share the show's impact on her own life - which provided much of her inspiration as she approached the project. (more...)

bottoms Release Debut GOODBYE EP via Atlas Chair; Party Set for This Friday
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

Today, New York's bottoms, the self-proclaimed 'two shitty drag queens, a 303 and a drummer', and 'gender-problematizing goth dance band' that grew out of Brooklyn's DIY space Secret Project Robot, release debut goodbye ep (12' vinyl / digitally) on today, via JD Samson (MEN / Le Tigre)'s co-founded Atlas Chair. (more...)

FADER Premieres NY's Bottoms 'Goodbye Cruel World'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

New York's bottoms, the self-proclaimed 'two shitty drag queens, a 303 and a drummer', and “gender-problematizing goth dance band” that grew out of Brooklyn's DIY space Secret Project Robot, will release their debut goodbye ep (more...)

BWW Interview: Colm Feore, Coming to a Movie Theater Near You as King Lear
by Adrienne Onofri - Feb 23, 2015

Didn't get to Canada last year to see Feore play Lear? No problem, catch it in the cinema as the Stratford Festival launches film releases of its stage shows. (more...)

Emblem3 Launches New Album 'Waking Up'; Announce World Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2016

Emblem3 announced today the launch of their latest record, “Waking Up,” which is available exclusively through the band's new mobile app for Android and iOS devices. (more...)

Pace, Punt and Condou Share Role Of Narrator In ROCKY HORROR UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2016

Comedian Norman Pace will be joining the cast of the smash hit musical Rocky Horror Show next month.  He will join fellow comedian Steve Punt and Coronation Street star Charlie Condou to share the legendary role of The Narrator on the UK tour which is currently smashing box office records in venues from Brighton to Liverpool, Birmingham to Sunderland. (more...)

Norman Pace Joins Cast of THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2016

Comedian Norman Pace will be joining the cast of the smash hit musical Rocky Horror Show next month.  He will join fellow comedian Steve Punt and Coronation Street star Charlie Condou to share the legendary role of The Narrator on the UK tour which is currently smashing box office records in venues from Brighton to Liverpool, Birmingham to Sunderland. (more...)

Alexandra Wood's MERIT to Receive London Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

Directed by Tom Littler. Designed by Phil Lindley. Sound by Max Pappenheim. Lighting by Rob Mills. (more...)

Hip Hop Group Dilated Peoples Stops By the Fox Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2014

Z2 Entertainment is proud to present Dilated Peoples at the Fox Theatre tonight, December 6th, 2014. (more...)

BWW Special Interview: Allison Williams Talks PETER PAN LIVE! on NBC - Tonight!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 4, 2014's Richie Ridge was on hand at PETER PAN's press day where he talked to the stars and creative team about how they are putting together this live TV event. Here, Richie talks to Allison Williams. (more...)

BWW Interview: Brittany Danyel of THE 39 STEPS at OYES Theatre
by Cary Ginell - Dec 18, 2015

Putting on a play or musical is a daunting enough task, but to do it with only a handful of people and no budget, is something only the most passionate (or crazy) individuals can attempt. Brittany Danyel is a little of both - along with her partners-in-crime, the eminently talented Hanna Mitchell and Ezra Eels, Danyel, using the production name 'The 3 Maskateers,' has made an iconic, funny play even more uproarious. Their manic story of Hitchcockian espionage finishes its run this weekend at the OYES Theatre in Ojai and if you like knockabout, frenzied comedy, this is the show for you. (more...)

John Saunders Inks Multi-Year Extension with ESPN
by TV News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

John Saunders, one of ESPN's longest-tenured and most accomplished commentators, has reached a new multi-year agreement with ESPN (more...)

Time for Three to Perform with Sydney Symphony Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2015

Time for Three {Tf3} are three young American musicians who defy classification. As comfortable playing their own interpretations of Kanye West and Mumford & Sons as they are performing Bach and Mozart, this inimitable string trio will bring their unique mix of virtuosity, charisma and showmanship to Sydney this month to perform three exciting concerts with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. (more...)

BWW Review: CROSSING SWORDS by ATG at Hamilton Stage is Enthralling
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 26, 2016

American Theater Group (ATG) is currently presenting 'Crossing Swords' at Hamilton Stage in Rahway through Sunday, May 1st. Directed by Igor Golden and written by Joe Slabe, this new musical is absolutely enthralling with a captivating story and an excellent score. (more...)

BWW Dance Article: 'Dance: Broadway Stage and Screen' Presented by THE DANCE ENTHUSIAST
by Bob Rizzo - Apr 18, 2016

On Tuesday evening April 12th, The Dance Enthusiast presented an informal evening of dance and conversation. The 4th in a series called Enthusiastic Events!, Dance: Broadway Stage and Screen consisted of three engaging speakers and two short dance performances. (more...)

You Wanna Be a Producer? CTI Will Show You How!
by Adrienne Onofri - Apr 16, 2016

Tom Viertel, exec director of the Commercial Theater Institute, talks about how his organization trains people to produce on Broadway. (more...)

Cave States to Release New TRUE LIFE Album, April 29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

Cave States is a band from St. Louis, MO and is a collaboration between songwriters, Chris Grabau, Danny Kathrinerand Todd Schnitzer. The band's name is inspired largely by a nickname given to the state of Missouri and Plato's Allegory of the Cave. (more...)

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