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The Baron's Men Conjure MEDIEVAL MACABRE at The Curtain Theater, 9/5 - 9/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2012

The Baron's Men invite you to tread bravely through this original work. They will present you with the supernatural, the superstitious, and the super psychotic that riddle the pages of time. You will find you are face to face with a werewolf, a troll, ghosts, demons, and deranged humans with inner demons of their own. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Radio Personality Mike Gallagher Makes Broadway Debut in MEMPHIS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2011

The 2010 Tony winning Best Musical MEMPHIS welcomed nationally syndicated radio star Mike Gallagher to the Shubert Theatre for a special one week only cameo appearance last night, September 6. Gallagher will perform through Sunday September 11, 2011. In MEMPHIS, Mike Gallagher will open the show with an expanded cameo part written by book writer Joe DiPietro. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos from his opening night! (more...)

Radio Host Mike Gallagher to Make Cameo Appearance in MEMPHIS, 9/6-11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2011

The 2010 Tony winning Best Musical MEMPHIS will welcome nationally syndicated radio star Mike Gallagher to the Shubert Theatre for a special one week only cameo appearance starting Tuesday, September 6 through Sunday September 11, 2011. In MEMPHIS, Mike Gallagher will open the show with an expanded cameo part written by book writer Joe DiPietro. (more...)

MEMPHIS Welcomes Nationally Syndicated Radio Star Mike Gallagher 9/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2011

The 2010 Tony winning Best Musical MEMPHIS welcomes nationally syndicated radio star Mike Gallagher to the Shubert Theatre for a special one week only cameo appearance starting Tuesday, September 6 through Sunday September 11, 2011. (more...)

SCR Kicks Off Season With 'Italian Straw Hat'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2008

South Coast Repertory kicks off the 2008-09 Season with the World Premiere of its first commissioned musical: An Italian Straw Hat: A Vaudeville. (more...)

The Baron's Men Conjure MEDIEVAL MACABRE at The Curtain Theater, 9/5 - 9/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2012

The Baron's Men invite you to tread bravely through this original work. They will present you with the supernatural, the superstitious, and the super psychotic that riddle the pages of time. You will find you are face to face with a werewolf, a troll, ghosts, demons, and deranged humans with inner demons of their own. (more...)

Mark Harmon Stars in USA's Original Movie 'John Sandford's Certain Prey' 11/6
by TV News Desk - Sep 22, 2011

USA Network presents the world premiere of the original movie JOHN SANDFORD'S CERTAIN PREY, based on the novel by best selling author and Pulitzer Prize winner John Sandford, on Sunday, November 6 at 9/8c. (more...)

UP, America's Christmas Channel, Rings In The Holidays With The UP Premiere Movie Silver Bells Starring Bruce Boxleitner, Antonio Fargas And Kenton Duty
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2013

ATLANTA, Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ UP, 'America's Christmas Channel,' presents the UP Premiere Movie Silver Bells (#SilverBells), a funny, moving and inspiring holiday movie for the entire family, starring Bruce Boxleitner (Tron: Legacy, 'Cedar Cove'), Antonio Fargas ('Everybody Hates Chris,' 'Starsky & Hutch'), Kenton Duty ('Lost,' 'Shake It Up!'), Bridgett Newton ('Justified'), Laura Spencer ('The Lizzie Bennet Diaries') and Kevin Downes (Mercy Streets). Harold Cronk ('What If') directs from a screenplay written by Andrea Gyertson Nasfell (Christmas Angel). Silver Bells will premiere on Sunday, December 1 at 7 p.m. EDT, with encores at 9 and 11 p.m. EDT on UP. (more...)

Harvey's Broadway Blog: The Reviews Are In
by Harvey Fierstein - Oct 3, 2007

Welcome to the debut of a very special new series on BroadwayWorld.com - four time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein's personal MySpace blog of bringing his brand new musical, A CATERED AFFAIR to Broadway. We'll be exclusively picking up Harvey Fierstein's blog as he shares his first hand reports from rehearsals, to out-of-town tryouts to Opening Night (and beyond). (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Madison - Week of 10/27/2013
by BWW - Oct 27, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/27/2013 for Madison (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Austin - Week of 10/21/2012
by BWW - Oct 21, 2012

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/21/2012 for Austin (more...)

Photo Flash: Mark Harmon Receives Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
by TV News Desk - Oct 2, 2012

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce honored actor Mark Harmon on Monday, October 1 with a star on the Walk of Fame. 'He is a favorite of many fans in Hollywood and around the world," stated Hollywood Chamber President/CEO Leron Gubler. Check out photos from the event below! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Austin - Week of 10/14/2012
by BWW - Oct 14, 2012

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/14/2012 for Austin (more...)

Mark Harmon Stars in USA's Original Movie 'John Sandford's Certain Prey' 11/6
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2011

USA Network presents the world premiere of the original movie JOHN SANDFORD'S CERTAIN PREY, based on the novel by best selling author and Pulitzer Prize winner John Sandford, on Sunday, November 6 at 9/8c. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Madison - Week of 11/03/2013
by BWW - Nov 3, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/03/2013 for Madison (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Madison - Week of 11/17/2013
by BWW - Nov 17, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/17/2013 for Madison (more...)

San Jose Rep Presents Around the World in 80 Days November 22-December 21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2008

This holiday season San Jose Rep unwraps a special treat for the entire family! Arriving just in time for the holidays is Mark Brown's adaptation of Jules Verne's novel, Around the World in 80 Days - a clever adventuresome comedy with five actors playing more than three dozen roles! A production fueled by the imageries of Steampunk, which combines the elegance of the Victorian era with futuristic technology. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Madison - Week of 11/10/2013
by BWW - Nov 10, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/10/2013 for Madison (more...)

Theater Breaking Through Barriers Opens MORE OF OUR PARTS: Second Annual Festival of Short Plays
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2012

Theater Breaking Through Barriers (TBTB), the renowned Off-Broadway company known for its productions that integrate able-bodied actors with artists with disabilities, invites you and a guest to MORE OF OUR PARTS - its second annual festival of short plays - featuring world premieres by Neil LaBute (FAT PIG), A.R. Gurney (LOVE LETTERS), Bekah Brunstetter (A GOOD LITTLE WIDOW), Bruce Graham (ANY GIVEN MONDAY), Samuel D. Hunter (A BRIGHT NEW BOISE), and Jeffrey Sweet (THE ACTION AGAINST SOL SCHUMANN) at Theatre Row's Clurman Theatre (410 West 42nd Street). (more...)

New Plays by LaBute, Gurney, Brunstetter and More Set for TBTB's MORE OF OUR PARTS, 6/21-7/1
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2012

Theater Breaking Through Barriers (TBTB), the renowned Off-Broadway company known for its productions that integrate able-bodied actors with artists with disabilities, presents MORE OF OUR PARTS - its second annual festival of short plays about disabilities and the people affected by them, featuring world premieres by Neil LaBute, A.R. Gurney, Bekah Brunstetter, Bruce Graham, Samuel D. Hunter, and Jeffrey Sweet - with performances to run June 21 through July 1 at Theatre Row's Clurman Theatre (410 West 42nd Street). TBTB artistic director and founder Ike Schambelan, Tony-nominee Pamela Birch, Christopher Burris, TBTB company member Christina Roussos, and Russell Treyz, and direct. (more...)

MTC to Pay Tribute to Artistic Director Lynne Meadow, 6/18
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2012

Manhattan Theatre Club will celebrate Artistic Director Lynne Meadow's 40th anniversary as the visionary and artistic leader of the organization with a special tribute on Monday, June 18. The event will begin at 6:30 PM with a VIP cocktail reception, followed by a 7:30 tribute event at the Samuel J. Friedman (261 West 47th Street). Immediately after the Friedman tribute event, a party will follow at Copacabana (268 West 47th Street). (more...)

CHAPTER TWO Opens Tonight at Little Fish Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2013

Little Fish Theatre today announced the opening of the second show of its 2013 season, Neil Simon's, CHAPTER TWO. A semi-autobiographical story about Simon's romance with actress Marsha Mason, this charming story about love 'the second time around' is considered one of Simon's most poignant and endearing comedies. (more...)

The Lost Studio Presents ME, AS A PENGUIN, Closes 3/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2011

ME, AS A PENGUIN closesh March 6, 2011. (more...)

Mark Harmon Set to Star in USA Network Original Movie 'Prey'
by TV News Desk - Mar 3, 2011

USA Network has acquired the rights to develop a two-hour movie starring Mark Harmon based on the best-selling series of PREY novels by Pulitzer Prize-winning author John Sandford. (more...)

Fourth Annual THE PUZZLE Festival Announces 2014 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2014

The 4th Annual The Puzzle, a theatre festival at the historic Marble Collegiate Church in New York City, has announced its 2014 line-up which begins Monday, June 23rd and runs until Saturday, June 28th. (more...)

Germany Will Win World Cup, According to Sports Trading Club With $20 Million Wager
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2014

LONDON, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ (more...)

New Plays by LaBute, Gurney, Brunstetter and More Set for TBTB's MORE OF OUR PARTS, 6/21-7/1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2012

Theater Breaking Through Barriers (TBTB), the renowned Off-Broadway company known for its productions that integrate able-bodied actors with artists with disabilities, presents MORE OF OUR PARTS - its second annual festival of short plays about disabilities and the people affected by them, featuring world premieres by Neil LaBute, A.R. Gurney, Bekah Brunstetter, Bruce Graham, Samuel D. Hunter, and Jeffrey Sweet - with performances to run June 21 through July 1 at Theatre Row's Clurman Theatre (410 West 42nd Street). TBTB artistic director and founder Ike Schambelan, Tony-nominee Pamela Birch, Christopher Burris, TBTB company member Christina Roussos, and Russell Treyz, and direct. (more...)

MITF Presents THREE AMERICAN WOMEN: A TRILOGY, Opens 7/13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2010

A hard-charging lawyer from New England struggles with demands made by her Indian heritage while forever fighting the perception that all dark-skinned people with foreign accents are terrorists; a late forty-something African-American woman just wants to go home to the South, but instead gets caught up in what she perceives is racially-based con game at a local garage (a tale told in the tradition of Ulysses); and a 23-year-old girl from Taiwan (and recent American citizen) happily imagines how her life will turn out, but is stymied on how to go after what she wants, as she contemplates her own experiences with racial injustice. (more...)

New Plays by LaBute, Gurney, Brunstetter and More Set for TBTB's MORE OF OUR PARTS, Now thru 7/1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2012

Theater Breaking Through Barriers (TBTB), the renowned Off-Broadway company known for its productions that integrate able-bodied actors with artists with disabilities, presents MORE OF OUR PARTS - its second annual festival of short plays about disabilities and the people affected by them, featuring world premieres by Neil LaBute, A.R. Gurney, Bekah Brunstetter, Bruce Graham, Samuel D. Hunter, and Jeffrey Sweet - with performances to run tonight, June 21 through July 1 at Theatre Row's Clurman Theatre (410 West 42nd Street). TBTB artistic director and founder Ike Schambelan, Tony-nominee Pamela Birch, Christopher Burris, TBTB company member Christina Roussos, and Russell Treyz, and direct. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway's Best Honors Manhattan Theatre Club's Lynne Meadow
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Jun 19, 2012

Manhattan Theatre Club celebrated Artistic Director Lynne Meadow's 40th anniversary as the visionary and artistic leader of the organization with a special tribute last night, June 18. The event will began at 6:30 PM with a VIP cocktail reception, followed by a 7:30 tribute event at the Samuel J. Friedman and a party at Copacabana. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the celebration and brings you photo coverage of the stars who came out to honor Meadow below! (more...)

MTC Tributes Artistic Director Lynne Meadow Tonight, 6/18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2012

Manhattan Theatre Club celebrates Artistic Director Lynne Meadow's 40th anniversary as the visionary and artistic leader of the organization with a special tribute tonight, June 18. The event will begin at 6:30 PM with a VIP cocktail reception, followed by a 7:30 tribute event at the Samuel J. Friedman (261 West 47th Street). Immediately after the Friedman tribute event, a party will follow at Copacabana (268 West 47th Street). (more...)

Theater Breaking Through Barriers Opens MORE OF OUR PARTS: Second Annual Festival of Short Plays
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2012

Theater Breaking Through Barriers (TBTB), the renowned Off-Broadway company known for its productions that integrate able-bodied actors with artists with disabilities, invites you and a guest to MORE OF OUR PARTS - its second annual festival of short plays - featuring world premieres by Neil LaBute (FAT PIG), A.R. Gurney (LOVE LETTERS), Bekah Brunstetter (A GOOD LITTLE WIDOW), Bruce Graham (ANY GIVEN MONDAY), Samuel D. Hunter (A BRIGHT NEW BOISE), and Jeffrey Sweet (THE ACTION AGAINST SOL SCHUMANN) at Theatre Row's Clurman Theatre (410 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Unique & Entertaining Original Dramas to be Staged by Playwrights @ Work
by Anton Anderssen - Jul 30, 2013

This weekend, Village Players of Birmingham staged unique and entertaining original dramas by local playwrights as part of its Playwrights @ Work Festival. (more...)

Theater Breaking Through Barriers Opens MORE OF OUR PARTS: Second Annual Festival of Short Plays
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2012

Theater Breaking Through Barriers (TBTB), the renowned Off-Broadway company known for its productions that integrate able-bodied actors with artists with disabilities, invites you and a guest to MORE OF OUR PARTS - its second annual festival of short plays - featuring world premieres by Neil LaBute (FAT PIG), A.R. Gurney (LOVE LETTERS), Bekah Brunstetter (A GOOD LITTLE WIDOW), Bruce Graham (ANY GIVEN MONDAY), Samuel D. Hunter (A BRIGHT NEW BOISE), and Jeffrey Sweet (THE ACTION AGAINST SOL SCHUMANN) at Theatre Row's Clurman Theatre (410 West 42nd Street). (more...)

MITF Presents THREE AMERICAN WOMEN: A TRILOGY, Opens 7/13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2010

A hard-charging lawyer from New England struggles with demands made by her Indian heritage while forever fighting the perception that all dark-skinned people with foreign accents are terrorists; a late forty-something African-American woman just wants to go home to the South, but instead gets caught up in what she perceives is racially-based con game at a local garage (a tale told in the tradition of Ulysses); and a 23-year-old girl from Taiwan (and recent American citizen) happily imagines how her life will turn out, but is stymied on how to go after what she wants, as she contemplates her own experiences with racial injustice. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Entertaining, Mysterious SEVEN KEYS TO BALDPATE Charms at 2nd Story
by Veronica Bruscini - Jan 31, 2014

SEVEN KEYS TO BALDPATE, now playing UpStage at Warren's 2nd Story Theatre, provides pure theatrical entertainment of the highest order. In line after line of this thoroughly-enjoyable production, 2nd Story delivers an ever-deepening mystery, an eclectic set of engaging characters, spot-on verbal and physical comedy, and sparkling wit. (more...)

CHAPTER TWO to Open 3/8 at Little Fish Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2013

Little Fish Theatre today announced the opening of the second show of its 2013 season, Neil Simon's, CHAPTER TWO. A semi-autobiographical story about Simon's romance with actress Marsha Mason, this charming story about love 'the second time around' is considered one of Simon's most poignant and endearing comedies. (more...)

BWW INTERVIEWS: Lane Wright, A Life in the Theatre
by Jeffrey Ellis - Dec 18, 2009

Nashville native Lane Wright has long been a mainstay on local stages, performing for virtually every Music City-based theatre company in a wide variety of roles. During this holiday season, he's been entertaining audiences at the Darkhorse Theatre as one of playwright/director Bob O'Connell's cowboys in Christmas on the Pecos, concluding its world premiere run this weekend. Coming fresh off his run as a communist spy in the Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre production of See How They Run, which came right after his performance in Boiler Room Theatre's production of Steve Martin's Picasso at the Lapin Agile - it's clear that he's one Nashville actor who always seems to be working. (more...)

The Lost Studio Presents ME, AS A PENGUIN
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2010

An American premiere from one of Britain's newest young playwright sensations will open in Los Angeles for a limited run at The Lost Studio. (more...)

SCR Kicks Off Season With 'Italian Straw Hat'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2008

South Coast Repertory kicks off the 2008-09 Season with the World Premiere of its first commissioned musical: An Italian Straw Hat: A Vaudeville. (more...)

Radio Host Mike Gallagher to Make Cameo Appearance in MEMPHIS, 9/6-11
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2011

The 2010 Tony winning Best Musical MEMPHIS will welcome nationally syndicated radio star Mike Gallagher to the Shubert Theatre for a special one week only cameo appearance starting Tuesday, September 6 through Sunday September 11, 2011. In MEMPHIS, Mike Gallagher will open the show with an expanded cameo part written by book writer Joe DiPietro. (more...)

MEMPHIS Welcomes Nationally Syndicated Radio Star Mike Gallagher 9/6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2011

The 2010 Tony winning Best Musical MEMPHIS welcomes nationally syndicated radio star Mike Gallagher to the Shubert Theatre for a special one week only cameo appearance starting Tuesday, September 6 through Sunday September 11, 2011. (more...)

MITF's THREE AMERICAN WOMEN: A TRILOGY Ends
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2010

A hard-charging lawyer from New England struggles with demands made by her Indian heritage while forever fighting the perception that all dark-skinned people with foreign accents are terrorists; a late forty-something African-American woman just wants to go home to the South, but instead gets caught up in what she perceives is racially-based con game at a local garage (a tale told in the tradition of Ulysses); and a 23-year-old girl from Taiwan (and recent American citizen) happily imagines how her life will turn out, but is stymied on how to go after what she wants, as she contemplates her own experiences with racial injustice. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Tucson - Week of 4/06/2014
by BWW - Apr 6, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/06/2014 for Tucson (more...)

CHAPTER TWO to Open 3/8 at Little Fish Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2013

Little Fish Theatre today announced the opening of the second show of its 2013 season, Neil Simon's, CHAPTER TWO. A semi-autobiographical story about Simon's romance with actress Marsha Mason, this charming story about love 'the second time around' is considered one of Simon's most poignant and endearing comedies. (more...)

CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST Season Finale Hits Series High in Key Demo
by TV News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

The season one finale of USA Network's breakout original reality series, CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST scored its highest ratings to date in the key demos, growing double digits week-over-week with 890,000 P18-49 (+10%) and 803,000 P25-54 (+19%), the episode delivered 1.5 million total viewers P2+. (more...)

USA's CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST Hits Series High in Adults 18-49 with Season Finale
by TV News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

Last night's season one finale of USA Network's breakout original reality series, Chrisley Knows Best scored its highest ratings to date in the key demos, growing double digits week-over-week with 890,000 P18-49 (+10%) and 803,000 P25-54 (+19%), the episode delivered 1.5 million total viewers P2+. When combined with the encore telecast, the finale delivered 1.4M P18-49, 1.3M P25-54 and 2.4M total viewers P2+. Chrisley Knows Best has captured a loyal following in its first season, growing to more than 1M viewers in P18-49 in L3 during the last two original premiere broadcasts and is the network's youngest original series to date with a median age of 35.7. (more...)

USA Network Is Among the First Syndicated Partners for Beamly TV Room
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

NEW YORK, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/  Beamly, (formerly zeebox) the content and social network for TV, and USA Network have teamed-up to offer a live online chat via USANetwork.com for fans with the Chrisley family from the network's breakout hit reality series CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST, which was recently renewed for a second season. The chat will take place in real time at 10:30/9:30c immediately following the show's season one finale on April 22 (airing at 10/9c), where fans can chat with family patriarch Todd Chrisley, his wife Julie and their children. (more...)

USA Network Greenlights Season 2 of Reality Series CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST
by TV News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

USA Network today announced a 12-episode order for a second season pickup of the breakout original reality series, CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Tucson - Week of 4/13/2014
by BWW - Apr 13, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/13/2014 for Tucson (more...)

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