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BULLETS OVER BROADWAY Begins Previews at St. James Theatre Tonight; Meet the Cast!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 11, 2014

The world premiere production of the brand new musical comedy Bullets Over Broadway, written by Woody Allen and based on the screenplay by Allen and Douglas McGrath for the 1994 film, will begin preview performances tomorrow, March 11 and officially open Thursday, April 10, 2014 at The St. James Theatre (246 West 44th Street). The new musical will be directed and choreographed by five-time Tony Award winner Susan Stroman. Scroll down to learn more about the Bullets Over Broadway company, and watch interviews with the cast! (more...)

More Than LBJ! Meet the Full Company of ALL THE WAY, Opening Tomorrow on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 5, 2014

All the Way, the new play by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan, starring BREAKING BAD's Bryan Cranston, is currently in previews on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theatre. The production officially opens on Thursday, March 6, 2014 for a strictly limited engagement. The play is directed by Bill Rauch, Artistic Director of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, where All the Way began its theatrical life. Scroll down to learn more about the full cast of ALL THE WAY, plus watch interviews with the company below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of Huntington Theatre's COCKTAIL HOUR
by Stage Tube - Nov 20, 2013

A host of favorite Huntington Theatre Company artists return for a new stagging of A.R. Gurney's American comedy of manners The Cocktail Hour. Maria Aitken (Betrayal, Private Lives, and Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps at the Huntington) directs the company that features James Waterston (Private Lives and Ah, Wilderness!) as John, the young playwright that reveals to his familuy members that they are the subject of his newest play. Richard Poe (The Taming of the Shrew) plays his father Bradley, Tony Award nominee and renowned Gurney interpreter Maureen Anderman (Becky Shaw and Third) plays John's mother, Ann; and Pamela J. Gray (Present Laughter and Butley) plays Nina, John's sister. Check out a behind the scenes look below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes at Main Street Theater's THE REAL THING
by Stage Tube - Oct 2, 2013

Main Street Theater's 39th Season opener, Tom Stoppard's The Real Thing, runs through October 6. BroadwayWorld has a look behind the scenes with the cast and creative team below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at A.R.T.'s ALL THE WAY
by Stage Tube - Sep 11, 2013

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University announced today that the run of Robert Schenkkan's new play All The Way, directed by Bill Rauch, is sold out. A limited number of standing room tickets will be sold on the day of each show - in person only and only one ticket per person - at the A.R.T. Ticket Services Office. There will be no standing room for previews, Opening Night, or the final performance. The production begins performances on September 13 and runs through Saturday, October 12. Check out a sneak peek below! (more...)

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes with 2013 Oscars Set Designer Derek McLane!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2013

In a stage design preview video posted just before last night's Oscars ceremony, Derek McLane shared a little bit about his process in designing the set. He talks about his desire to use Swarovski crystals, and what it took to bring that idea to life. Click below to watch the interview! (more...)

BWW TV First Watch: Episode 4 of Mitchell Jarvis and Wesley Taylor's 'It Could Be Worse'
by Stage Tube - Feb 22, 2013

The first season of all-new dark comedy series 'it could be worse,' just debuted on Friday, February 1. It is co-created and written by longtime collaborators Mitchell Jarvis and Wesley Taylor. Check out episode 4 below! (more...)

BWW TV First Watch: Episode 3 of Mitchell Jarvis and Wesley Taylor's 'It Could Be Worse'
by Stage Tube - Feb 15, 2013

The first season of all-new dark comedy series 'it could be worse,' just debuted on Friday, February 1. It is co-created and written by longtime collaborators Mitchell Jarvis and Wesley Taylor. Check out episode 3 below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Wesley Taylor, Audra McDonald & More in IT COULD BE WORSE- Episode 2
by Stage Tube - Feb 8, 2013

The first season of all-new dark comedy series 'it could be worse,' just debuted on Friday, February 1. It is co-created and written by longtime collaborators Mitchell Jarvis and Wesley Taylor. Check out episode 2 with Wesley Taylor, Mitchell Jarvis, Nancy Opel, Gideon Glick, Kyle Dean Massey, and Audra McDonald below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Meet the Cast of Old Globe's PYGMALION
by Stage Tube - Dec 21, 2012

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team of its 100th anniversary production of the George Bernard Shaw classic Pygmalion. Starring Tony Award winner Robert Sean Leonard (The Invention of Love, Born Yesterday) as Professor Henry Higgins and Charlotte Parry (The Importance of Being Earnest, The Real Thing) as Eliza Doolittle, the production coincides with the 100th anniversary of Pygmalion's 1913 premiere in Vienna, Austria. Directed by Nicholas Martin (Butley, Present Laughter), Pygmalion will run on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center, Jan. 12 - Feb. 17, 2013. Preview performances run Jan. 12 - Jan. 16. Opening night is Thursday, Jan. 17 at 8:00 p.m. Meet the cast in the video below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Maureen Anderman, Mark Lamos & Nicholas Martin Talk THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING
by Stage Tube - Jun 19, 2012

Westport Country Playhouse stages the National Book Award-winning memoir, "The Year of Magical Thinking" by Joan Didion, now through June 30, featuring noted actress Maureen Anderman as Didion. Directed by Nicholas Martin, the play is based on the author's actual experience rebuilding her life during the year after her spouse's death and her capacity to emerge strengthened from even the most shattering of life's trials. Watch the video below for behind-the-scenes interviews with Artistic Director Mark Lamos, Director Nicholas Martin and actor Maureen Anderman! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: I AM THEATRE Project - Kate Burton
by Stage Tube - May 24, 2012 is excited to share a weekly series developed by the Theatre Communications Group! This week Kate Burton shares pivotal moments in her theatre career and why the arts matter to her! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Frank Langella on His DROPPED NAMES Book
by Stage Tube - Mar 27, 2012

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, stage and screen star Frank Langella, just penned his first memoir, which includes stories about Elizabeth Taylor, Laurence Olivier, William Styron, Marilyn Monroe, Arthur Miller and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, and more. Titled: 'Dropped Names,' the book is now available at Check out what Langella had to say about the book on today's 'The Today Show' below! (more...)

BWW TV: BOEING-BOEING at Hartford Stage - Performance Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 25, 2012

Hartford Stage is currently presenting Boeing-Boeing, the high-flying Tony Award-winning comedy through February 12, 2012. The show is directed by Hartford Stage resident director Maxwell Williams. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you performance highlights! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Nathan Lane Returns to MODERN FAMILY!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 23, 2011

After guest role on 'Modern Family' last fall, Nathan Lane will reprise his role as Cameron and Mitchell's flamboyant partying friend, Pepper, in the March 23 episode according to This time, Mitch [Jesse Tyler Ferguson] and Cam [Eric Stonestreet] go out for a boys night with Pepper and a bunch of their other gay friends. Check out a clip from the episode below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Allison Janney Sings on MR. SUNSHINE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 17, 2011

On last night's episode of ABC's 'Mr. Sunshine', stage and screen star Allison Janney sang 'A Song For You' with her ex-husband (Played by James Taylor). (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Nathan Lane Visits Letterman!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 24, 2011

Tony-Award winning performer Nathan Lane visited 'The Late Show with David Letterman' on Jan. 21. Click below to check out his segment. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: 'GODOT' Star Lane Reveals 'Star Trek' Role on LATE SHOW
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 23, 2009

Nathan Lane, star of Roundabout Theatre Company's Waiting for Godot, guested on CBS' 'Late Show with David Letterman' last night, Wednesday, April 22nd. The star of stage and screen revealed his surprise role on the upcoming 'STAR TREK' film. (more...)

BWW TV: Langella - Different Stages
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 10, 2008

Three-time Tony Award winner Frank Langella is among the American theater world's greatest living actors. Though he gained recognition as a film star in the 1970s, the stage has always been his first love. (more...)

BWW TV: God of Carnage Character Card Preview
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2000

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