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The seminal rock-opera of our time, THE WHO'S TOMMY is the classic story of the "deaf, dumb and blind kid" who becomes a media sensation. The first WNY production in nearly two decades, THE WHO'S TOMMY will feature incredible design elements, exhilarating choreography and the iconic score by The Who, which features Top 40 hits such as "Pinball Wizard," "See Me, Feel Me," and "I'm Free." It's an event-musical that you will not want to miss!

Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits - JERSEY BOYS
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 31, 2014

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. The craziness is almost upon us, but there is still plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's already occupied theaters . BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's JERSEY BOYS below! (more...)

Circle Theatre Presents CARRIE THE MUSICAL 9/04-20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2014

Circle Theatre finishes the Main Stage season in September of 2014 with the musical thriller CARRIE THE MUSICAL , running September 4 through 20 . (more...)

Mad Cow Theatre Presents Wesley Slade in THE WHO'S TOMMY 10/03-11/02
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2014

Mad Cow Theatre Presents, Wesley Slade in THE WHO'S Tommy - October 3-November 2. Come on the Amazing Journey for this mind-expanding tale of the world's first Pinball Wizard-turned-Messiah. The Who's Tommy started out in 1969 as a double-album and was an instant hit with critics and fans. The rock opera then went on to spawn a film in 1975 and the Tony Award-winning Broadway version in 1992. The original album has sold over 20 million copies world-wide and was inducted to the Grammy Hall of fame in 1998. (more...)

FATTY FATTY NO FRIENDS Dark Spoken Word Musical Extends to FringeNYC Encore Series, 9/10-18
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2014

Mind The Art Entertainment - the award-winning company behind DIE: ROLL TO PROCEED, THE TIMING OF THE DAY, and STORY TIME WITH MR. BUTTERMEN - has announced the selection of their hit, spoken word musical, FATTY FATTY NO FRIENDS, as a participant in the 2014 New York International Fringe Festival's Encore Series, playing at The SoHo Playhouse, September 10th -18th, 2014. (more...)

Los Musicales que vendrán: 20 obras imprescindibles
by Jerónimo Carmona - Aug 29, 2014

Por eso, es el momento propicio para repasar algunos de los estrenos mas importantes que llegaran a lo largo de esta nueva temporada musical. Nos esperan musicales en cantidades ingentes y para todos los gustos, con espectaculos nuevos, otros que se reponen, los que llevan años triunfando en la cartelera y una larga lista de propuestas que conforman un catalogo de gran variedad (more...)

Harrisburg Punk Band THE LEBOWSKIS Release First Full Length CD 'Tuesday Nights'
by Tory Gates - Aug 29, 2014

No apostrophe. No Dude. No references to the movie beyond the name. Together in various forms since 2004, the quartet has just released its first full-length CD, Tuesday Nights. (more...)

Photo Flash: Tony Danza Tweets First Look at HONEYMOON IN VEGAS Marquee!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2014

HONEYMOON IN VEGAS will play Broadway's Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 West 47th Street) with previews beginning Tuesday, November 18, 2014 for a Thursday, January 15, 2015 opening night. Tony Danza just took to Twitter with photos of 'the newest marquees on Broadway'. Check out the artwork for Honeymoon in Vegas below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Tim Driesen, Stephen Webb & More in Rehearsal for JERSEY BOYS UK Tour!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2014

The cast of the UK tour of Jersey Boys, starring West End star Tim Driesen as Frankie Valli, are currently in rehearsals. Check out a first look below! (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Elementary! Sherlock Holmes on His Way Back to the Broadway Stage?
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com has exclusively learned that Sherlock Holmes may be headed to the stage in the coming Broadway seasons. Tony Award Nominated producer Antonio R. Marion (Big Fish, Evita) is said to be sheparding the project that is currently in the developmental stages. The production is set to be a brand new version of the beloved stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle that will be presented in the format of a play while a live orchestra underscores the drama and action. (more...)

KINKY BOOTS Hits the Road; Full Touring Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig, lead producers of Kinky Boots, the smash-hit musical that brings together four-time Tony® Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (Book) and Grammy® Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Tony® Award-winner for Best Score for Kinky Boots), have announced final casting for the upcoming first national tour. (more...)

'Jersey Boys', primera película que se estrena en España con Sing-Along
by Roberto Rodríguez - Aug 28, 2014

La nueva cinta de Clint Eastwood se proyectará el viernes 5 y el domingo 7 de Septiembre en el Cine de Verano de Conde Duque, con subtítulos de karaoke y acompañada de un espectáculo inspirado en la película. (more...)

Digital Media Wire Returns to NYC for 3-Day Industry Confab for Executives from Games, Music and Television Industries
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

NEW YORK, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Digital Media Wire, the leading conference producer for the digital media and entertainment industries, today announced the speaker line-up for its 2014 DMW Week NYC, which includes NY Games Conference (Sept. 8), Digital Music Forum (Sept. 9) and Future of Television Forum (Sept. 10). The event combines three of the company's biggest shows into an exclusive three-day event in New York at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, as industry veterans gather to network, broker deals, share ideas and learn from other visionaries about the future of games, music and television. (more...)

KINKY BOOTS National Tour Welcomes Additional Cast Members to Ensemble; Full Company Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig, lead producers of Kinky Boots, the smash-hit musical that brings together four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (Book) and Grammy Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Tony Award-winner for Best Score for Kinky Boots), have announced final casting for the upcoming first national tour. (more...)

Taylor Beyer and More to Star in TUTS Underground's REEFER MADNESS; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

Mary Jane and friends are coming to town! TUTS Underground is taking you on a hilarious, psychedelic journey through Reefer Madness, Sept. 25 - Oct. 5 in Zilkha Hall at The Hobby Center. Inspired by the classic 1936 anti-marijuana propaganda film, this tongue-in-cheek musical follows the hysterical downward spiral that arises when a group of clean-cut kids fall prey to the dreaded marijuana, and we're here to tell you who those crazy kids are. (more...)

Photo Flash: CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY Heads to the Hamptons with Alec Baldwin, Christie Brinkley & More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

New York's funniest show Celebrity Autobiography had a special performance in East Hampton on August 22 at Guild Hall which featured Tony Danza, Christie Brinkley, Alec Baldwin, Ralph Macchio, Jerry O'Connell, Susan Lucci & Drama Desk-winners Eugene Pack & Dayle Reyfel. Check out a first look below! (more...)

WICKED Announces Lottery Policy for Run at Ed Mirvish Theatre
by Alan Henry - Aug 27, 2014

A day-of-performance lottery for a limited number of orchestra seats will be held for WICKED, which is returning to the Ed Mirvish Theatre for a nine-week engagement September 3 through November 2. Two and one-half hours prior to each performance, people who present themselves at the Ed Mirvish Theatre box office, 244 Victoria Street will have their names placed in a lottery drum; thirty minutes later, names will be drawn for a limited number of orchestra seats at $25 each, cash only. This lottery is available only in-person at the box office, with a limit of two tickets per person. Lottery participants must have a valid photo ID when submitting their entry form and, if chosen, when purchasing tickets. (more...)

Top Brands Turn to Collective Bias for U.K. and Hispanic Shopper Social Media Expertise
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Collective Bias today announced that it has signed new deals with some of the world's leading brands that are turning to the shopper social media company to connect with consumers in the U.K. and Hispanic markets. These new service offerings reinforce why Collective Bias recently made its debut on the 2014 Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing U.S. companies at #589 and was the #1 ranked company in Arkansas. In addition, Collective Bias picked up an honorable mention from the prestigious Content Marketing Awards for work done with Disney's #FrozenFun. (more...)

New Adult Swim Series MR. PICKLES Premieres Sunday 9/21
by TV News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

Mr. Pickles is an original animated series set in the small, old-fashioned world of Old Town that is slowly being taken over by the modern world. The series centers on the lives of the Goodman family and their innocent six-year-old son Tommy, whose best friend is the family's lovable Border Collie, Mr. Pickles. (more...)

Circle Theatre to Present CARRIE THE MUSICAL, 9/4-20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

Circle Theatre finishes the Main Stage season in September of 2014 with the musical thriller CARRIE THE MUSICAL, running September 4 through 20. Set today, in the small town of Chamberlain, Maine; this suspenseful musical with book by Lawrence D. Cohen (screenwriter of the classic film), Lyrics by Dean Pritchard (Fame, Footloose) and music by Michael Gore (Fame, Terms of Endearment) is based on the novel by Stephen King. CARRIE THE MUSICAL tells the story of a misfit named Carrie White. At school, she's an outcast who's bullied by the popular crowd, and virtually invisible to everyone else. At home, she's at the mercy of her loving but cruelly over-protective mother. But Carrie's just discovered she's got a special power, and if pushed too far, she's not afraid to use it... (more...)

Secun de la Rosa protagonizará 'El Disco de Cristal' en el Teatro Lara
by Roberto Rodríguez - Aug 27, 2014

A partir del 12 de septiembre y hasta el 1 de noviembre, la Sala Off del Teatro Lara de Madrid acogerá todos los viernes y sábados El Disco de Cristal, una comedia escrita, dirigida y protagonizada por el actor Secun de la Rosa, en la que la música juega un importante papel. Le acompañarán en el reparto Ana Hurtado y Xavi Melero, con Pablo Méndez a la guitarra. (more...)

BWW Interview: Michael Cerveris Reveals All on NINE LIVES Musical, His New Home in New Orleans & More!
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 27, 2014

Cerveris took the time to chat with BroadwayWorld about the new project earlier this week, and you can check out the full interview below! (more...)

Jeremy Jordan, Norm Lewis, Chita Rivera, Kelli O'Hara and More Set for Landmark on Main's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

Landmark on Main Street in Port Washington is thrilled to announce its exciting 2014-15 Season, which includes magical evenings with some of Broadway's Brightest Stars! (more...)

Noah Marlowe Will Join Andrew Lippa & Kristin Chenoweth in I AM HARVEY MILK at Lincoln Center this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

New York - Producers Bruce Cohen, Robb Nanus, Jessica Leventhal, Bruce Robert Harris and Jack W. Batman announced today that child actor Noah Marlowe (Mary Poppins, Act One) will play "Young Harvey Milk" in the New York premiere of Tony and Grammy Award nominee Andrew Lippa's new oratorio, I Am Harvey Milk, set for Monday, October 6 at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall. Mr. Marlowe originated the role in I Am Harvey Milk's world premiere performance in San Francisco and can be heard on the Original Cast Recording. (more...)

Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 26, 2014

In the coming months, Broadway will welcome a fresh crop of productions- many of which will mark the Broadway debuts for a slew of talented actors. Whether they are fresh faces or established stars, these Broadway babies will soon take their very first bows on the grandest stages in the world. Meet all of the Great White Way's newest stars below, and be sure to let us know who you're most looking forward to seeing onstage! (more...)

AtTask 'Day in the Life of a Marketer' Survey Shows a Need to Work Smarter
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

SILICON SLOPES, Utah, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ AtTask, the only provider of cloud-based Enterprise Work Management solutions, has announced the results of a study that looks at a day in the life of a marketer. Among the findings, long hours and lots of disruptions from external sources offer further evidence that marketers need better structure and tools to get more from their workdays. (more...)

FringeNYC Encore Series to Run 9/4-10/5 in Two 'Mini Festivals'; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

In 17 days, even the most intrepid theatergoer can only sample a fraction of the over 200 offerings at the New York International Fringe Festival. Now in its 10th year, the official 2014 FringeNYC Encore Series gives theatre lovers another chance at seeing some of the most critically acclaimed and most crowd-pleasing shows from the Festival. (more...)

Tickets to WICKED at Detroit Opera House On Sale 9/12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

After breaking box office records and selling out in record time in 2011, WICKED, Broadway's biggest blockbuster, will return to the Detroit Opera House, December 10 - January 4. Tickets go on sale Friday, September 12 at 10 AM at all Ticketmaster locations, by phone at 1-800-982-2787, online at www.ticketmaster.com/wicked or www.broadwayindetroit.com and at the Fisher Theatre and Detroit Opera House box offices. (more...)

Utah Symphony to End Summer With VIDEO GAMES LIVE Concerts, 9/6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

Transport yourself into the world of 8-bit and CGI with music straight from the world of computer and video games in Video Games Live. The Utah Symphony hosts two spectacular performances on Sept. 6 at 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. at Abravanel Hall with Emmanuel Fratianni conducting. (more...)

All of the 66th Emmy Award Winners! Full Results!
by Matt Tamanini - Aug 26, 2014

The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards telecast will air live coast-to-coast live tonight at 8 PM ET/5 PM PT on NBC from the NOKIA Theater L.A. Live in Los Angeles. Over the last week, BroadwayWorld has been bringing you special Emmy coverage with profiles of Emmy-nominated theatre stars and plays adapted into Emmy-nominated TV movies. Check out all of BWW's Emmy Coverage. (more...)

BWW Profile: THE NORMAL HEART from Tony-Winning Play to Emmy-Nominated Film
by Matt Tamanini - Aug 25, 2014

In 1985, Larry Kramer's play 'The Normal Heart' debuted at The Public Theatre, and sent shockwaves through the theatrical community. The play was a current, powerful look at the quick-spread of the AIDS epidemic that was raviging the gay community in New York. In The New York Times, theatre critic Frank Rich said of the initial production, 'There can be little doubt that 'The Normal Heart' is the most outspoken play around - or that it speaks up about a subject that justifies its author's unflagging, at times even hysterical, sense of urgency.' (more...)

MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL Tour to Play Concord, 9/27-28
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

GFour Productions, winners of 54 Drama Desk and 44 Tony Awards are proudly bringing the international hit show Menopause The Musical to Concord, New Hampshire and will play the Capitol Center for 2 performances, Saturday, September 27, at 7pm & Sunday, September 28, at 2pm. Menopause The Musical is a groundbreaking celebration of women who are on the brink of, in the middle of, or have survived "The Change." (more...)

Emmys 2014: Jessica Lange Wins 'Outstanding Lead Actress In A Miniseries Or A Movie'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

Jessica Lange was the recipient of the 2014 Emmy Award for 'Outstanding Lead Actress In A Miniseries Or A Movie' for her role on FX's AMERICAN HORROR STORY: COVEN. This marks Lange's third Emmy win, the first for HBO's GREY GARDENS, and also for 'AHS.' (more...)

Emmys 2014: THE NORMAL HEART Wins for 'Outstanding Television Movie'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

THE NORMAL HEART, from HBO and directed by Ryan Murphy was the recipient of the 2014 Emmy for 'Outstanding Television Movie.' The adaptation received 16 nominations this year. (more...)

Dirtwire to Release New EP THE CARRIER, 9/9; West Coast Tour to Kick Off 9/2
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

With a smooth rumble like a shiver from the San Andreas fault, Dirtwire, the Bay Area-based electro-acoustic duo of David Satori (Beats Antique) and Evan Fraser (Hamsa Lila, Stellamara), return with their highly-anticipated new EP, The Carrier, out September 9 on Beats Antique Records. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Oh The Things You Can Think! (If You're Willing to Try)
by Justin J Sacramone - Aug 25, 2014

Alan Bennett's masterpiece, now celebrating its 10th anniversary, documents senior boys and the educators responsible for filling their minds with knowledge. When the Headmaster of an all boys school brings in Irwin, a young and ambitious teacher who believes education is applicable only to the exam for which he is preparing the boys to take, Hector, the tenured eccentric general studies teacher who believes in cultivation, is rocked and sent to fight for his job. A debate on education is not the only theme here; sex, unrequited love, religion, failure, friendship, scandal, and an existential breakdown to name a few are all found in this loquacious play. (more...)

Photo Flash: Alec Baldwin, Christie Brinkley, Tony Danza and More at CELEB AUTOBIOGRAPHY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

The annual 'CELEB AUTOBIOGRAPHY' was held at the Guild Hall of East Hampton on Friday, August 22nd. Headliners included Tony Danza, Christie Brinkley, Alec Baldwin, Ralph Macchio, Jerry O'Connell, and you can check out a photo of the stars below! (more...)

Tommy Hilfiger Showing at Park Avenue Armory for Spring 2015 NYFW
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

The Tommy Hilfiger Group announced that Tommy Hilfiger will show his Spring 2015 women's runway collection at the Park Avenue Armory during New York Fashion Week on Monday, September 8 at 11:00am, marking his first September show at the location. (more...)

Emmy Preview: BroadwayWorld Staff and Fans Predict Emmy Winners!
by Matt Tamanini - Aug 25, 2014

The 66th Annual Emmy Awards will come to you from the Nokia Theater at L.A. Live in Los Angeles on NBC on Monday, August 25th live at 8:00pm. All week, BWW has been spotlighting the Emmy nominated TV performances of some of Broadway's biggest stars. If you want to follow along and interact with all of BroadwayWorld's Emmy coverage, check out #BWWEmmys on Twitter or visit our BWW Emmy Coverage Home. (more...)

Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Shows - MOTOWN
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 24, 2014

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With weeks until the craziness begins, there is still plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's already occupied theaters. BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's MOTOWN below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch the NEWSIES Cast Take Their FINAL Energetic Curtain Call!
by Stage Tube - Aug 24, 2014

The cast of the Tony Award-winning musical NEWSIES took their excited final bows at the Nederlander Theatre today to uproarious applause from a packed audience. NEWSIES featured a Tony Award-winning score with music by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken and lyrics by Jack Feldman, with a book by four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein. Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions, NEWSIES was directed by Tony nominee Jeff Calhoun and choreographed by Christopher Gattelli, who won a 2012 Tony Award for his work. NEWSIES enjoyed almost two and a half years on Broadway. (more...)

Last Edition: Original and Current NEWSIES Stars Recall Favorite Memories!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 24, 2014

NEWSIES plays its final performance on Broadway tonight Sunday, August 24, but BroadwayWorld (and the rest of New York, we hope) isn't ready to let the musical leave just yet! Throughout the week, we've been spreading the Newsies love by bringing you favorite memories from a slew of the current and past stars of the show. Check out a roundup of the submissions below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, August 23 - Part 2 - Final NEWSIES #SIP and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2014

BroadwayWorld collected as many of yesterday's evening Saturday Intermission Pics as we could to bring you Part 2 of our August 23 SIP round-up! Check out part one here. (more...)

Last Edition: NEWSIES Stars Recall Favorite Memories- Tommy Bracco
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2014

NEWSIES plays its final performance on Broadway this coming Sunday, August 24, but BroadwayWorld (and the rest of New York, we hope) isn't ready to let the musical leave just yet! Throughout the week, we continue the Newsies love by bringing you favorite memories from a slew of the current and past stars of the show! (more...)

Jones and Merkle to Host THE BROADWAY CAGE MATCH, Starring Platt, Foster, Pardo, and More 8/26
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2014

The famous Rockwell Table and Stage Los Angeles presents its inaugural competition cabaret; THE BROADWAY CAGE MATCH on August 26th at 8 pm. (more...)

FringeNYC ENCORE Series Lineup Announced 9/04-10/05
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

In 17 days, there will be 200 offerings at the New York International Fringe Festival. Now in its 10th year, the official 2014 FringeNYC Encore Series gives theatre lovers another chance at seeing some of the most critically acclaimed and most crowd-pleasing shows from the Festival, September 4-October 5. (more...)

Molly Ryan, Ralph Alessi Baida Quartet, Barbara Carroll & More Set for Birdlan, 9/1-7
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for September 1 - September 7, featuring Ralph Alessi Baida Quartet, Barbara Carroll, Jane Monheit's Jazz Party, Molly Ryan, and more! (more...)

THE LION KING's Alton Fitzgerald White Will Give 4,000th Performance as 'Mufasa' Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

THE LION KING Broadway cast member ALTON FITZGERALD WHITE will play his 4,000th performance as Mufasa in the landmark musical event this Saturday evening, August 23rd, 2014. White originated the role of Mufasa in the US touring production in 2002 and in a sit-down Las Vegas production in 2009, in addition to leading the flagship Broadway company intermittently since. (more...)

Jen Danby in SHARON TATE IN HEAVEN to Play Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute, 10/9-12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

This American Blonde Actress and Mississippi Mud Productions proudly present Sharon Tate in Heaven on the West Coast. Making its Los Angeles debut, Sharon Tate in Heaven runs for four performances only at the famed Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute, October 9-12. (more...)

MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL Comes to The Cape Playhouse, 9/16-21
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

The national tour of the international hit show Menopause The Musical comes to The Cape Playhouse for a one week run this fall, playing September 16-21. Menopause The Musical is a groundbreaking celebration of women who are on the brink of, in the middle of, or have survived "The Change." (more...)

Last Edition: NEWSIES Stars Recall Favorite Memories- Tommy Martinez
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

NEWSIES plays its final performance on Broadway this coming Sunday, August 24, but BroadwayWorld (and the rest of New York, we hope) isn't ready to let the musical leave just yet! Throughout the week, we continue the Newsies love by bringing you favorite memories from a slew of the current and past stars of the show! (more...)

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