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Nicole Scherzinger Makes Highly Anticipated Return With Debut Single 'Run'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ You've never heard Nicole Scherzinger like this... (more...)

BWW Reviews: World Premiere of DYLAN WENT ELECTRIC at Miners Alley Playhouse
by Chris Arneson - Sep 30, 2014

Set in 1969, Dylan Went Electric follows seven characters' interactions in Sully's Tavern, a bar in Greenwich Village. Although he wasn't yet alive to experience it, Colorado playwright Josh Hartwell seemed to really understand the time period, its art and the types of artists who made it. (more...)

'It's Only a Play's Nathan Lane Set for Tonight's LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS
by TV News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Nathan Lane, star of the Broadway revival 'It's Only a Play', currently running at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, will be a guest on tonight's LATE NIGHT WitH SETH MEYERS. (more...)

Gamut Theatre Group's AN IDEAL HUSBAND to Open 11/1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Gamut Theatre Group will present its adaptation of Oscar Wilde's An Ideal Husband between on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. from November 1-23, 2014. (more...)

Nicole Scherzinger Makes Highly Anticipated Return With Debut Single 'Run'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ You've never heard Nicole Scherzinger like this... (more...)

VIDEO: Colony House Make TV Debut with LATE NIGHT 'Silhouettes' Performance
by TV News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Colony House, a trio from Nashville, Tennessee made their television debut on last night's LATE NIGHT WitH SETH MEYERS. (more...)

VIDEO: SNL Michael Che Visits LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS
by TV News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

New SNL cast member Michael Che stopped by last night's LATE NIGHT WitH SETH MEYERS. Check out the appearance below! (more...)

Programme Set for Mimetic Festival 2014, Running Nov 18-29 at The Vaults
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Mimetic Festival 2014's programme has gone live and a wealth of cutting-edge theatre and cabaret will soon be lighting up the dark tunnels of the Vaults. (more...)

VIDEO: Rosamund Pike Talks New Film 'Gone Girl' on LATE NIGHT
by TV News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Actress Rosamund Pike stopped by last night's LATE NIGHT WitH SETH MEYERS to talk about her new film 'Gone Girl' co-starring Ben Affleck. Check out the appearance below! (more...)

BWW CD Reviews: Cazwell's HARD 2 B FRESH Makes Fresh Look Easy
by David Clarke - Sep 30, 2014

If you're a fan of Cazwell, you've been anticipating HARD 2 B FRESH since Nov. 8, 2011 when his single 'Unzip Me' was released. If you're not familiar With Cazwell, this album is a great introduction to him. Ranging in styles from house and electronica to rap and dance, Cazwell's HARD 2 B FRESH is 100% a contemporary hip-hop album that sounds like it was recorded in the early 1990s. #ThrowbackTuesday, anyone? (more...)

Jane's Addiction to Return to Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas, 11/21-22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Jane's Addiction is set for an encore presentation at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ, 3545 Las Vegas Blvd. South on Friday and Saturday, November 21 & 22, 2014 at 9:00 PM. Tickets on sale Saturday, October 4, 2014 at 10 a.m. PST. (more...)

Nicole Scherzinger Makes Highly Anticipated Return With Debut Single 'Run'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ You've never heard Nicole Scherzinger like this... (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Lindsay Lohan & More in West End's SPEED-THE-PLOW
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Theatre Royal Bath Productions is featuring Richard Schiff, Nigel Lindsay and Lindsay Lohan in David Mamet's SPEED-THE-PLOW at London's Playhouse Theatre for a strictly limited run. A high-octane modern classic, SPEED-THE-PLOW is a brilliantly satirical portrayal of Hollywood filled With Mamet's trademark Wit and mesmerizing dialogue. Check out a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Howard McGillin, Corey Cott, Steffanie Leigh & More Join Vanessa Hudgens in Broadway-Bound GIGI
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Additional casting has been announced for the new Broadway production of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's beloved Oscar and Tony Award-winning film and stage musical, Gigi. Joining the previously announced Vanessa Hudgens in the title role will be two-time Tony Award-nominee Howard McGillin (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Anything Goes, The Phantom of the Opera) as Honore Lachaille, Corey Cott (Newsies) as Gaston Lachaille and Steffanie Leigh(Mary Poppins) as Liane d'Exelmans. Casting for the roles of Madame Alvarez and Aunt Alicia will be announced soon. (more...)

Nicole Scherzinger Makes Highly Anticipated Return With Debut Single 'Run'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ You've never heard Nicole Scherzinger like this... (more...)

Nicole Scherzinger Makes Highly Anticipated Return With Debut Single 'Run'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ You've never heard Nicole Scherzinger like this... (more...)

VIDEO: Lady Antebellum Performs 'Bartender', 'Long Stretch of Love' on TODAY
by TV News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Lady Antebellum stopped by this morning's TODAY to perform their current chart topping hit 'Bartender' and the new single 'Long Stretch of Love' off of their new album '747' which releases tomorrow. (more...)

Nicole Scherzinger Makes Highly Anticipated Return With Debut Single 'Run'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ You've never heard Nicole Scherzinger like this... (more...)

Sandra Tsing Loh, Leslie Kritzer and Mary Beth Peil Set for THE MADWOMAN IN THE VOLVO Reading at 92Y Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

92Y presents Sandra Tsing Loh: A Work-In-Progress Staged Reading of The Madwoman in the Volvo, a co-production of 92Y and Sundance Institute Theatre Program, With Leslie Kritzer and Mary Beth Peil, directed by Lisa Peterson on Friday, October 10, 8:15 pm. (more...)

Tony DeSare, Isabel Rose, The Skivvies & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Message from the Artistic Director about The Real Thing
by Roundabout Theatre Company - Sep 29, 2014

This week, The Real Thing by Tom Stoppard, directed by Roundabout's Resident Director, Sam Gold, begins preview as the first production at the American Airlines Theatre in this 2014-2015 Season. (more...)

VIDEO: Jordin Sparks Talks New Film, Break-Up with Jason Derulo on TODAY
by TV News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Multi-talented actress Jordin Sparks stopped by this morning's TODAY to talk about playing a mother and wife in the book-turned-film LEFT BEHIND (more...)

Scoop: LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS on NBC
by TV Scoop - Sep 29, 2014

Get all the scoop on LATE NIGHT WitH SETH MEYERS, airing on NBC (more...)

BWW Reviews: LES MISERABLES Ignites Portland Players' Stage
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Sep 29, 2014

Portland Players takes an adventurous step in opening its season With a grand production of the beloved Boubil-Schonberg classic, LES MISERABLES. Assembling a large cast and mounting an impressive staging, this eighty-six year-old company delivers a performance of passion and heart, if not perfection. And yet the flaws which emerge - sometimes the result of direction or casting, but mostly by-products of the limitations of the theatre space - cannot dim the impact of the performance. (more...)

THE ADDAMS FAMILY, Starring Rachel de Benedet and David Engel, Creeps Into Ogunquit Playhouse, 10/1-26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

"They're creepy and they're kooky, mysterious and spooky, they're altogether ooky!" The Broadway musical sensation The Addams Family is on stage at the Ogunquit Playhouse October 1 through 26. Broadway's Rachel de Benedet and David Engel star in this musical comedy that brings the beloved and bizarre first family of comedy to life, complete With show-stopping musical numbers, the Broadway set and costumes by Phelim McDermott and Julian Crouch and puppets by the "inestimable" Basil Twist. (more...)

Japanese Version of ALADDIN Will Open in Tokyo in Spring 2015
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Disney Theatrical Productions and Shiki Theatre Company just announced the first international production of Disney's Aladdin, the smash Broadway musical comedy. Performances will begin in May 2015 at The Dentsu Shiki Theatre Umi in Tokyo. (more...)

Lifetime Orders Third Season of DEVIOUS MAIDS
by TV News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Lifetime has renewed its hit series DEVIOUS MAIDS (#DeviousMaids, #DeviousArmy) for a third season (more...)

VIDEO: The Script Perform New Single 'Superheroes' on TODAY
by TV News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Irish pop rock band The Script stopped by this morning's TODAY to perform their latest single, 'Superheroes' off their fourth studio album 'No Sound Without Silence.' Check out the performance below! (more...)

Mile Square Theatre Presents Jo Roets' Adaptation of CYRANO'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

What if you could single-handedly fight off 100 men? Or if your Wit was as sharp as the sword you carry? And you wrote poetry that could make any person weep? Wouldn't these attributes win you the affection of the woman you love? Not if you are Cyrano, whose oversized nose shames him into silence, believing no one could love him. (more...)

GONE GIRL Author, Gillian Flynn, Excited About Progress of New Film Starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Gone Girl is an upcoming American mystery-thriller film based on the 2012 novel of same name written by Gillian Flynn, who also wrote the screenplay for the film. It is directed by David Fincher, and stars Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris, Tyler Perry, and Carrie Coon. The film is scheduled for release on October 3, 2014. (more...)

SHN Named Official Ticketing Partner for Henson Alternative's PUPPET UP! - UNCENSORED
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

WestBeth Entertainment & SF Sketchfest present Henson Alternative's PUPPET UP! - UNCENSORED, a night of hilarious uncensored mayhem featuring over 60 original Henson puppets brought to life by a cast of six world-class puppeteers of The Jim Henson Company in a night of off the cuff comedy. SHN is proud to be the official ticketing partner for Henson Alternative's PUPPET UP! - UNCENSORED. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 9/29/2014
by - Sep 29, 2014

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 9/29/2014. (more...)

WGN TV's Ana Belaval, Pat Tomasulo & Mike Toomey Coming to Aurora's Copley Theatre, 11/22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

You watch them every day on WGN-TV Morning News: Pat Tomasulo With sports, Ana Belaval With Around Town and Mike Toomey playing a host of characters including Skip Parker, Batman and more. (more...)

Steven Wright to Perform at Concord's Capitol Center for the Arts, 11/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Billed as the 'Confucius of Comedy' by the New York Post, Academy Award-winner and Grammy Award nominee Steven Wright brings his trademark Wit, absurdist one-liners and monotone voice to Concord's Capitol Center for the Arts for one night only on Friday, November 7, at 8pm. (more...)

Philip Pullman's GRIMM TALES Returns To The South Bank From November 2014
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

This autumn, Philip Pullman's compelling GRIMM TALES return in a brand-new immersive theatre experience that will plunge adults and children alike into the subversive world of the Brothers Grimm. This exciting production will take over the sprawling Bargehouse on London's South Bank, November 21 2014 - February 15 2015, bringing another selection of delightfully twisted tales to life. (more...)

VIDEO: Ben Affleck Talks New Film 'Gone Girl', Taking on Role of 'Batman' on TODAY
by TV News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Oscar-winning actor Ben Affleck stopped by this morning's TODAY to talk about his upcoming film adaptation of the best-selling novel GONE GIRL as well as the pressure involved in taking on the role of superhero Batman in 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.' (more...)

Keith Josef Adkins' PITBULLS to Begin Performances in November at Rattlestick
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Artistic Director David Van Asselt and Managing Director Brian Long have announced that Pitbulls, written by Keith Josef Adkinsand directed by Leah Gardiner, will begin previews Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 8pm at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, 224 Waverly Place, west of Seventh Avenue South. Opening night is set for Thursday, November 20 at 8pm. Pitbulls plays through Saturday, December 13. (more...)

Kaufman and Hart - The Works of Broadway's Legendary Duo
by BWW Special Coverage - Sep 28, 2014

This season's revival of George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart's Pulitzer Prize-winning play YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WitH YOU opens on Broadway tonight, and in honor of the playwriting pair's long list of contributions to the theatre, we've rounded up some of their most notable works. Scroll down to learn more about the duo's canon! (more...)

Ketterer Kunst to Present ANDY WARHOL Select Art Pieces for Auction, December
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

MUNICH, GERMANY - Ketterer Kunst will offer an extra catalog With an unusual range of works by the renowned American Pop Art icon Andy Warhol. The select pieces of art most of them photographs and drawings from the early 1950s by the shy and introvert artist will be auctioned on occasion of the renowned German auction house's 60th anniversary in Munich on 6 December. (more...)

LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS Monologue Highlights - 9/30
by TV News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Below check out 'Late Night With Seth Meyers' monologue highlights from Tuesday, September 30th (more...)

Steven Wright Returns to The Orleans Showroom, 11/14-15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Academy Award winner Steven Wright returns to The Orleans Showroom Novmeber 14 and 15, With his trademark Wit, absurdist one-liners, monotone voice and deadpan delivery. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Tony Braithwaite Talks about Being Artistic Director at Act II Playhouse
by Kelli Curtin - Oct 1, 2014

Tony Braithwaite is one of Philadelphia's most talented comedians, and has been seen in many productions in the Philadelphia area including shows at Act II Playhouse, Montgomery Theatre, 1812 Productions and the Arden Theatre. The 2014/15 season at Act II Playhouse marks Braithwaite's third season as Artistic Director. I had a chance to talk With Braithwaite about being the Artistic Director at Act II Playhouse, as well as how comedy became his passion. (more...)

BWW Reviews: SINGLE SPIES, Rose Theatre, September 30 2014
by Gary Naylor - Oct 1, 2014

Gary Naylor sees two beautifully written, splendidly acted timeless plays that say as much about England today as they did in the 1980s. Funny, clever and relevant - what more can one ask? (more...)

Patti LuPone, Sierra Boggess, Jeremy Jordan & More Set for 54 Below in October & November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

This October and November 54 BELOW presents a lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54thStreet. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visit www.54Below.com. (more...)

Justin Sayre's THE MEETING to Honor Julie Andrews This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre, the acclaimed comedy/variety show, will return to JOE'S PUB at The Public Theater on Sunday, October 19 at 9:30 PM for the launch of its landmark 6th season. The October show will include a tribute to the Broadway and Hollywood star Julie Andrews, With special guests to be announced. Tracy Stark serves as the show's Music Director. (more...)

WSO2 Announces Keynotes and Guest Presentations for WSO2Con US 2014
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

WSO2's seventh user conference will be held October 27-29, 2014 at the Mission Bay Conference Center at UCSF in San Francisco, CA. In addition to the keynotes and guest presentations, the three-day event also features several other technical sessions and tutorials aimed at solving IT professionals' enterprise integration and management issues. For more information, visit http://us14.wso2con.com. (more...)

Tyler Shields Visits Lindsay Lohan Backstage At SPEED-THE-PLOW
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 1, 2014

Lindsay Lohan entertains famous friends backstage while performing in London's West End! (more...)

FLASH SPECIAL: Sir Tim Rice's Whole New World Of Lyrics
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 1, 2014

Today we are celebrating the lyricist and producer of this week's hotly anticipated Fathom Event, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY, With multi-award winner Sir Tim Rice! (more...)

VIDEO: Blake Shelton Performs New Single 'Neon Light' on TODAY
by TV News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Country music star and coach of NBC's 'The Voice' stopped by this morning's TODAY to perform his new single 'Neon Light' from his 11th studio album, 'Bring Back the Sunshine' . (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for October 1st, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Oct 1, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. It's Super October! Local productions of 'Sweeney Todd,' 'Titanic,' 'Parade' and 'The Wild Party' have folks excited! 'At Last' and 'Cole Porter's Greatest Hits' honor past artists, the Savoyaires mount 'The Grand Duke,' and Des Plaines goes 'Legally Blonde.' Colleges produce 'Into The Woods' and 'In The Heights, 'Amazing Grace' arrives downtown and more! (more...)

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