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BWW Reviews: World Premiere WILD SONGS AND NAKED SOULS Shares Literary Musings on the Obsession Called Love
by Shari Barrett - Mar 17, 2014

In this day of instant communication, how do you feel when the person you love does not answer a text or email within an hour? Makes you wonder what that person is up to and with whom, doesn't it? So image how was it in the days when the only way to reach a loved one was by sending a letter, and then having to wait for weeks or months for a response. Certainly the most outrageous scenarios would play in your head as to what was really going on. (more...)

Photo Flash: Muppets Take to Instagram to Promote MUPPETS MOST WANTED Film
by BWW Special Coverage - Feb 26, 2014

An all-new Instagram feed dedicated to beloved Muppets Kermit the Frog and his pals has been launched and aimed at promoting 'Muppets Most Wanted' movie, hitting theaters on March 21st. (more...)

Photo Flash: Tina Fey & More Featured in First Poster for MUPPETS MOST WANTED
by Movies News Desk - Oct 28, 2013

Entertainment Weekly shares an exclusive first look at poster art for Walt Disney Pictures, MUPPETS MOST WANTED, coming to theaters in Spring 2014. Get a first look below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Celebrate 100 Years at the Elgin and Winter Garden Chandelier Gala
by Kelly Cameron - Oct 4, 2013

2013 marks the 100th birthday of two of Toronto's (and the world's) most gorgeous theatres, the Elgin and Wintergarden Theatres on Yonge Street. To celebrate, there is a gala performance next Monday night featuring some of the best and brightest of Toronto's theatrical past performing from many of the shows that have graced the stages of these two theatres. BWW is thrilled to bring readers exclusive photos from the past 100 years of these gorgeous theatres. (more...)

Photo Flash: Taylor Hicks Jams with MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET in Vegas
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2013

"American Idol" winner and Paris Las Vegas headliner Taylor Hicks joined the cast of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Harrah's Las Vegas for an on-stage jam session, performing the Buddy Holly classic "Not Fade Away." Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Photo Flash: Diane Venora, Dash Mihok, Jon Heder and More Commemorate 9/11 in 110 STORIES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2013

To commemorate the 12th anniversary of the events of Sept. 11, 2001, Sarah Tuft's prestigious and storied play '110 Stories' was presented in Los Angeles on Sept. 11th at The Nate Holden Performing Arts Center. A love letter to New York City, 110 Stories shares the stories and perspectives of those who lived through the experience. Scroll down for photos of the cast and creative team on the red carpet and onstage! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - Tina Fey & More in MUPPETS MOST WANTED
by Movies News Desk - Aug 6, 2013

Below, check out photos of Constantine—the World's Number One Criminal and a dead ringer for Kermit—and his dastardly sidekick Dominic aka Number Two, portrayed by Ricky Gervais. (more...)

Photo Flash: William Blake Plays Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2013

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was presented the 2012 BroadwayWorld Best Male Vocalist winner William Blake in concert on Monday, July 22nd at 7pm. It was Blake's sixth concert at the historic venue. Tony winners and Birdland regulars Chita Rivera and Steve Kazee were both in the house to cheer! Scroll down for photos from the concert! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Disney's THE MUPPETS... AGAIN!
by Movies News Desk - Jan 30, 2013

Kermit, Miss Piggy and the whole MUPPET gang will be returning for director James Bobin's upcoming sequel to be called THE MUPPET...AGAIN! Filming is currently underway in London for its March 21, 2014 release date. Below, get a first look at the sequel courtesy of Disney Studios! (more...)

Photo Flash: Louis Prima Jr. and The Witnesses Feat. Sarah Spiegel Celebrate Album Release at Paris Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2012

Louis Prima Jr. and his wild band The Witnesses Featuring Sarah Spiegel rocked out at Napoleon's at Paris Las Vegas on November 27 in celebration of the release of their independent debut album, Return of the Wildest!, on Warrior Records. Earlier that day, they made an appearance on KVVU-TV's FOX More Show. Check out photos from both events below! (more...)

Photo Flash: 40th Anniversary AMAs Celebrate Electronic Dance Music
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2012

Last night, The 40th Anniversary American Music Awards and Nokia hosted a pre-party at L.A. LIVE's Club Nokia to celebrate nominees and artists in Electronic Dance Music, a new award category in this year's show. Nominees in this category include David Guetta, Calvin Harris and Skrillex. There were special DJ performances by Audrey Napoleon and electronic dance music act Nero. Musicians, DJs and guests in attendance included Andy Grammer, Feenixpawl, KCRW's Music Director Jason Bentley, Shiny Toy Guns' Jeremy Dawson, Junkie XL, Kerli, Kimberly Cole, Morgan Page, The Wanted's Nathan Sykes, Palenke Soul Tribe, PennyBirdRabbit, Photek, Rebecca & Fiona and more. Check out photos from the party below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, Oct 20 - Part 2 - EVITA 'SkeleTONES', BOOK OF MORMON Playdates & More!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2012

BroadwayWorld collected all of yesterday's evening Saturday Intermission Pics to bring you Part 2 of our October 20th SIP round-up! Yesterday's evening photos featured the cast of EVITA's 'SkeleTONES' workshopping for 'Broadway Scares', a couple of strange 'playdates' with the touring cast of THE BOOK OF MORMON, and photos from KINKY BOOTS, NEWSIES, BRING IT ON, ROCK OF AGES, NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT, JERSEY BOYS, MARY POPPINS, WICKED, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and a bunch of regional productions from across the US, plus one from New Zealand! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Patti Murin, Cliffton Hall and More in WICKED First North American Tour
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2012

The first North American tour of WICKED is currently running. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the new cast members below, including Dee Roscioli as Elphaba, Patti Murin as Glinda, Kim Zimmer as Madame Morrible and Tom McGowan as The Wizard. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside WICKED Touring Cast's THE WICKED ROCKY HORROR SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2012

On Monday, SEPTEMBER 24, the National Touring Company of WICKED hosted "THE WICKED ROCKY HORROR SHOW", a staged concert performance of Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror Show - Book, music & lyrics by Richard O'Brien. Held at The New Tropicana Las Vegas Historic Showroom, the event featured the company of WICKED. The net proceeds of this event will benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and Las Vegas's Golden Rainbow. Check out photos of the event, and featured on BC/EFA's Facebook page, below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Liars & Believers' LE CABARET GRIMM in Rehearsal for NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2012

HALEY SELMON (A Midsummer Night's Dream at Stratford-Upon-Avon), ASHLEY LANYON (The Boy Friend at Lyric Arts Mainstage), DAVIE M. KAIN (Shakespeare's R+J), JENNA SCHOEN ('s Next Broadway Star), BRANDON TIMMONS (Curtains at the Boston Conservatory), Bart Mather (The Donkey Show at A.R.T., Matchmaker... at NYMF), MERYN BECKETT (Jesus Christ Superstar at The Curtis Theatre) and ALESSANDRA VAGANEK (Sweet Charity at the Boston Conservatory) will star in JASON SLAVICK and CASSANDRA MARSH's LE CABARET GRIMM in the 2012 New York Musical Theatre Festival. Check out photos of the cast and creative team in rehearsal below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Molly Ringwald, Regina King, et al. at WICKED's LA Opening!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2011

Back by 'Popular' demand, Broadway's biggest blockbuster, WICKED returned to its Los Angeles home, the Pantages Theatre, for a strictly-limited engagement this holiday season running through January 29, 2012. When it first played the Pantages in 2005, it broke box office records and sold out in record time. WICKED returned two years later to begin an extended engagement that would go on to run two years, becoming one of the longest-running Broadway musicals in L.A. history. Check out phots fromt he starry opening below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Almeida's REASONS TO BE PRETTY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2011

Michael Attenborough directs the UK premiere of Neil LaBute's Reasons To Be Pretty, running at the Almeida Theatre from 10 November 2011 - 14 January 2012 with press night on 17 November. Designs are by Soutra Gilmour with lighting by Mark Henderson and sound by Fergus O'Hare. The cast comprises Kieran Bew, Siān Brooke, Tom Burke and Billie Piper. (more...)

Photo Flash: Almeida Theatre's REASONS TO BE PRETTY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2011

Michael Attenborough directs the UK premiere of Neil LaBute's Reasons To Be Pretty. Reasons To Be Pretty will run at the Almeida Theatre from 10 November 2011 - 14 January 2012 with press night on 17 November. Designs are by Soutra Gilmour with lighting by Mark Henderson and sound by Fergus O'Hare. The cast comprises Kieran Bew, Siān Brooke, Tom Burke and Billie Piper. (more...)

Photo Flash: Hathaway, Gyllenhaal, et al. Celebrate Premiere at Moet
by BWW Photo Special - Dec 7, 2010

Furthering its century-long love affair with generations of film actors, writers and directors, Moėt & Chandon, on Monday 6th December, hosted a fabulous party honouring Jake Gyllenhaal & Anne Hathaway, celebrating the Australian premiere of their new film Love & Other Drugs. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Scenes of 17th-early 20th century Russian Life exhibition at Russian Museum
by BWW Photo Special - Sep 27, 2010

Peddler Selling Balloons (1915) by Boris Kustodiyev on display at the Michael Castle as part of a Russian Museum exhibition entitled Scenes of the 17th-early 20th century Russian Life . (more...)