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Photo Flash: Opening Night of THE BODYGUARD US TourPhoto Flash: Opening Night of THE BODYGUARD US Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

The U.S. National tour of the hit musical, THE BODYGUARD, launched on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017 at the historic Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis as part of Hennepin Theatre Trust's 2016-2017 Bank of America Broadway on Hennepin Season. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Dionne Warwick Stops by THE BODYGUARDPhoto Coverage: Dionne Warwick Stops by THE BODYGUARD
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 6, 2016

Dionne Warwick stopped by to visit the cast of THE BODYGUARD at the Paper Mill Playhouse opening. Check out photos below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Cast of THE BODYGUARD Celebrates Opening NightPhoto Coverage: The Cast of THE BODYGUARD Celebrates Opening Night
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 6, 2016

Paper Mill Playhouse, in association with Michael Harrison, David Ian and Nederlander Presentations, Inc., presents the North American premiere of the hit new musical The Bodyguard. (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE BODYGUARD Takes Opening Night Bows at Paper Mill PlayhousePhoto Coverage: THE BODYGUARD Takes Opening Night Bows at Paper Mill Playhouse
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 5, 2016

Paper Mill Playhouse, in association with Michael Harrison, David Ian and Nederlander Presentations, Inc., presents the North American premiere of the hit new musical The Bodyguard based on the Warner Bros. film written by Lawrence Kasdan, with book by Alexander Dinelaris, direction by Thea Sharrock, choreography by Karen Bruce and music direction by Matthew Smedal, starring Grammy Award-nominated and multi-platinum R&B/pop recording artist and film/TV actress Deborah Cox (Jekyll & Hyde) as Rachel Marron with Judson Mills (Walker, Texas Ranger) as Frank Farmer, the bodyguard. (more...)

Photo Flash: Last Chance to See THE BODYGUARD in the West End at the Dominion TheatrePhoto Flash: Last Chance to See THE BODYGUARD in the West End at the Dominion Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The international hit musical The Bodyguard starring Beverley Knight reprising the role of Oscar-nominated superstar Rachel Marronopposite Ben Richards as Frank Farmer, Marron's bodyguard, will complete its run at the Dominion Theatre on 7 January 2017 as previously announced. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Deborah Cox In THE BODYGUARD at Papermill PlayhousePhoto Flash: First Look at Deborah Cox In THE BODYGUARD at Papermill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Paper Mill Playhouse, in association with Michael Harrison, David Ian and Nederlander Presentations, Inc., presents the North American premiere of the hit new musical The Bodyguard based on the Warner Bros. film written by Lawrence Kasdan, with book by Alexander Dinelaris, direction by Thea Sharrock, choreography by Karen Bruce and music direction by Matthew Smedal, starring Grammy Award-nominated and multi-platinum R&B/pop recording artist and film/TV actress Deborah Cox (Jekyll & Hyde) as Rachel Marron with Judson Mills (Walker, Texas Ranger) as Frank Farmer, the bodyguard. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for THE ACEDIAN PIRATES at Theatre503Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for THE ACEDIAN PIRATES at Theatre503
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

The Acedian Pirates is the debut play from Jay Taylor (Nell Gwyn, Wolf Hall, Bring up the Bodies) which challenges our understanding of mythology and forces us to ask vital questions about military occupation. The Acedian Pirates will run at Theatre503 (The Latchmere, 503 Battersea Park Road, London SW11 3BW) Wednesday 26th October - Saturday 19th November 2016. Press Night: Friday 28th October, 7.45pm. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

BWW Review: ASSASSINS Musically Explores the Minds of Those Who Attempted to Assassinate the President of the United StatesBWW Review: ASSASSINS Musically Explores the Minds of Those Who Attempted to Assassinate the President of the United States
by Shari Barrett - Sep 28, 2016

The great genius of contemporary musical theater, creator of Sweeney Todd, Into the Woods and Company, Stephen Sondheim leads audiences on a tuneful revue of presidential assassins and would-be killers from John Wilkes Booth to John Hinckley. The performance is guided by the Proprietor (brilliantly portrayed by Will Shure) who takes you through a most unusual musical history lesson in the form of a carnival game called "Shoot the Prez - Win a Prize" during which the sounds of each era accompany riveting portrayals of history's most impassioned and deranged. Thought-provoking and darkly delightful, ASSASSINS won five Tony Awards in its first revival on Broadway and remains one of the most controversial Broadway musicals ever written. (more...)

Photo & Video: Meryl Streep Talks FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS & More in 'TimesTalks'Photo & Video: Meryl Streep Talks FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS & More in 'TimesTalks'
by Oliver Oliveros - Aug 14, 2016

Moderated by the New York Times' (NYT) chief classical music critic Anthony Tommasini, three-time Academy Award winner Meryl Streep, who plays the titular role of the tone-deaf operatic soprano Florence Foster Jenkins in the movie of the same name, recently talked about the connection between acting and music; her desire to work on an original theater piece on the Broadway stage, among other things, in 'TimesTalks.' (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Beverley Knight and Ben Richards in West End's THE BODYGUARDPhoto Flash: First Look at Beverley Knight and Ben Richards in West End's THE BODYGUARD
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

Beverley Knight returns to the international hit musical The Bodyguard for a strictly limited six month run West End run to play Oscar-nominated superstar Rachel Marron with Ben Richards as Frank Farmer, Marron's bodyguard. Performances continue at the Dominion Theatre for this strictly limited season to 7 January 2017. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for Trevor Nunn's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at New Wolsey TheatrePhoto Flash: In Rehearsal for Trevor Nunn's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at New Wolsey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2016

Rehearsals have begun for Sir Trevor Nunn's production of William Shakespeare's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, running at the New Wolsey Theatre in Ipswich from Thursday 16 June to Saturday 9 July 2016. Check out photos below! (more...)

Photo Flash: THE BODYGUARD UK Tour Opens in Southampton!Photo Flash: THE BODYGUARD UK Tour Opens in Southampton!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2015

THE BODYGUARD UK tour opened at the Mayflower Theatre, Southampton on 12 February 2015. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at opening night! (more...)

Photo Flash: Alexandra Burke Joins the Cast of West End's THE BODYGUARDPhoto Flash: Alexandra Burke Joins the Cast of West End's THE BODYGUARD
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

Last night (11 June 2014) the hit West End musical The Bodyguard celebrated Alexandra Burke joining the cast, playing the leading role of Oscar-nominated superstar Rachel Marron. Burke plays opposite Tristan Gemmill who continues in the role of Rachel's bodyguard, Frank Farmer. Check out the photos below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Alexandra Burke in West End's THE BODYGUARDPhoto Flash: First Look at Alexandra Burke in West End's THE BODYGUARD
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2014

Alexandra Burke has joined the cast of the hit West End musical The Bodyguard, to play the leading role of Oscar-nominatedsuperstar Rachel Marron. Burke plays opposite Tristan Gemmill who continues in the role of Rachel's bodyguard, Frank Farmer. The Bodyguard, playing at the Adelphi Theatre, runs to 29 August 2014. Check out a first look at Burke in the production below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Den Theatre's THE ROPER, Now Playing Through 4/13Photo Flash: Den Theatre's THE ROPER, Now Playing Through 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

The Den Theatre launches its 2014 season with the world premiere of THE ROPER by Chicago playwright Will Dunne, directed by ensemble member Ron Wells, playing through April 13, 2014 on The Den Theatre Mainstage, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at The Den Theatre's World Premiere of THE ROPERPhoto Flash: First Look at The Den Theatre's World Premiere of THE ROPER
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2014

The Den Theatre launches its 2014 season with the world premiere of THE ROPER by Chicago playwright Will Dunne, directed by ensemble member Ron Wells, playing now - April 13, 2014 on The Den Theatre Mainstage, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. Scroll down for some photos from the production! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Devin Bing and The Secret Service Play The Metropolitan RoomPhoto Coverage: Devin Bing and The Secret Service Play The Metropolitan Room
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jan 17, 2014

Crooner and composer, piano man and performer, Devin Bing moves audiences with a combination of vintage flare and contemporary showmanship. Whether he's seated behind the grand piano or swinging at the head of his dynamic 8-piece band, Bing captivates the eyes and ears of every person in the room. Every evening with Devin Bing promises a scintillating journey of smooth vocals, elegant beats and a seductive air of elegance that leaves his audience spellbound. Check out photos from his latest gig at the Metropolitan Room below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Josh Holloway, Marg Helgenberger & More Attend INTELLIGENCE Premiere PartyPhoto Flash: Josh Holloway, Marg Helgenberger & More Attend INTELLIGENCE Premiere Party
by TV News Desk - Jan 9, 2014

Series stars Josh Holloway, Meghan Ory and Marg Helgenberger were among those in attendance at the CNET's premiere Party for the new CBS Drama series, Intelligence January 7, 2014 in Las Vegas. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - CBS Gives Sneak Peek at What's Ahead in 2014!Photo Flash: First Look - CBS Gives Sneak Peek at What's Ahead in 2014!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 20, 2013

CBS is giving viewers a sneak peek at what's ahead for some of their favorite comedies and dramas in 2014. Get a first look below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Gangbusters Theatre Company Presents the World Premiere JFK Conspiracy Play SUNNY AFTERNOON at Theater AsylumBWW Reviews: Gangbusters Theatre Company Presents the World Premiere JFK Conspiracy Play SUNNY AFTERNOON at Theater Asylum
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2013

SUNNY AFTERNOON examines the mysteriously unrecorded 48 hours Lee Harvey Oswald was in the custody of Police Captain William Fritz (Darrett Sanders), who has only a limited amount of time to pry the answers from Lee before he is to be transferred from police headquarters to county jail and an appointment with his own destiny. (more...)