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Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of PROSPECT HIGH: BROOKLYN at Syracuse High School
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2015

Roundabout Theatre Company have announced that Corcoran High School in Syracuse, NY will present the regional premiere of PROSPECT HIGH: BROOKLYN. Written by Daniel Robert Sullivan and a team of New York City teenagers, PROSPECT HIGH: BROOKLYN was developed in partnership with Education at Roundabout and the Fox Foundation Resident Actor Fellowships. The play will have its world premiere in 22 high school productions across the country through May 2016. Corcoran will present the play on November 13th and 14th at 7:00 PM in their auditorium at 919 Glenwood Ave, Syracuse, NY 13207. The Corcoran production will be helmed by teacher and director, Greg J. Hipius. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast! (more...)

Fotos: New Yorker Rotlichtmilieu trifft Frankfurter Bahnhofsviertel - THE LIFE
by Iris Moebius - Nov 9, 2015

Für die Produktion von „The Life' konnte das English Theatre Frankfurt den britischen Erfolgsregisseur Ryan McBryde gewinnen. Mit seinen früheren Produktionen „Saturday Night Fever', The Who's „Tommy' oder „Spring Awakening' am ETF ist er dem Frankfurter Publikum bereits bestens bekannt. Eine weitere Bekannte begegnet dem Frankfurter Publikum in THE LIFE: Claudia Kariuki, die Oda Mae des letztjährigen „Ghost' Musicals, kehrt ebenfalls für die aktuelle Produktion des ETF nach Frankfurt zurück. Ihre Rolle einer erfahrenen Prostituierten wurde von Regisseur McBryde entwickelt, an das moderne Frauenbild angepasst und speziell für Claudia Kariuki adaptiert. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Oh, What an Afternoon! JERSEY BOYS Celebrates 10 Years on Broadway
by Heidi Bohnenkamp - Nov 9, 2015

The Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning hit musical Jersey Boys officially celebrated 10 record-breaking years on Broadway this weekend at the August Wilson Theatre, and oh, what a celebration it was. Check out photos from the special curtain call and after party below! (more...)

Photo Flash: New Character Posters for STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS Have Arrived
by Movies News Desk - Nov 5, 2015

New character posters from STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS have arrived! The action adventure hits theaters on December 18, 2015. (more...)

Photo Flash: Rebecca Luker, Ted Keegan, Sheldon Harnick and More Tribute Barbara Cook & Lee Adams
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

Encompass New Opera Theatre held a gala to honor legendary Broadway performer BARBARA COOK and lyricist LEE ADAMS (Bye Bye Birdie, Golden Boy, Applause) with a star-studded musical salute on Sunday, October 25. BroadwayWorld has photos from the evening below! (more...)

BWW Review: An Exceptional Ensemble Brings THE NIGHT ALIVE at Round House Theatre
by Greg Alcock - Oct 30, 2015

Tommy is a perpetually down-on-his-luck, 50-something Irishman, who rents a squalid room in his drunkard uncle Maurice's Dublin home. Estranged from his wife and children, he spends his days scraping by with Doc, his quirky best friend, occasional roommate, and fellow business schemer. One night he finds himself turned into a knight in not-so-shining armor when he rescues a prostitute damsel named Aimee after she is beaten on the street. The four misfits settle into a dysfunctional state of co-habitation and co-dependency until Aimee's abusive ex Kenneth tracks her down to begin the group's inevitable--yet miraculously uplifting--downfall. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of SYLVIA with Sarah Jessica Parker, Bernadette Peters & More!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Oct 28, 2015

It was 20 years ago when Sarah Jessica Parker starred Off-Broadway in A.R. Gurney's off-beat comedy about a man and his dog, SLYVIA. Just last night her hubby Matthew Broderick had the honor of opening in SLYVIA on Broadway, joined by Annaleigh Ashford as Sylvia, with Julie White and Robert Sella. BroadwayWorld was there for all of the opening night festivities and you can check out photos from the red carpet arrivals below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Colorful Cast of Disney's ZOOTOPIA, Played by Idris Elba, J.K. Simmons, Octavia Spencer and More!
by TV News Desk - Oct 26, 2015

Walt Disney Animation Studios has revealed the roster of voice talent tapped to help bring a voice, snort and a roar to the animal residents of the modern-day mammal metropolis of ZOOTOPIA, which opens in theaters March 4, 2016. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast of characters! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway's Best Gathers at the Helen Hayes for Opening Night of DAMES AT SEA
by Walter McBride - Oct 23, 2015

The first Broadway production of Dames at Sea opened at Broadway's Helen Hayes Theater (240 W 44th Street), just last night, October 22, and BroadwayWorld was there for all of the festivities. Check out photos from the red carpet arrivals below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Andrew Rannells, Christian Borle, Marin Mazzie & More Honor James Lapine with Mr. Abbott Award!
by Walter McBride - Oct 21, 2015

Acclaimed Director James Lapine was honored with the 2015 'Mr. Abbott' Award for the outstanding artistry and creativity of his forty-year (and counting) career last night, October 19th. (more...)

Photo Coverage: James Lapine Honored at the SDCF's Mr. Abbott Awards Cocktail Reception
by Walter McBride - Oct 20, 2015

Acclaimed Director James Lapine was honored with the 2015 "Mr. Abbott" Award for the outstanding artistry and creativity of his forty-year (and counting) career on Monday October 19th. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Duke Lafoon, Ed Dixon, Josh Franklin, Kirsten Scott and More in Goodspeed's IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2015

Grammy and Emmy Award-winner Joe Raposo and Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winner Sheldon Harnick's uplifting musical A WONDERFUL LIFE reminds us how one person's life can touch that of so many others. Based on the beloved 1946 holiday movie classic, this charming musical is sure to inspire and entertain. A WONDERFUL LIFE is currently running through November 29 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Public Theater Rolls Out the Red Carpet for Opening Night of ECLIPSED, Starring Lupita Nyong'o
by Walter McBride - Oct 16, 2015

The Public Theater presents the American play Eclipsed, written by Danai Gurira. Directed by Obie Award winner Liesl Tommy and featuring Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong'o in her New York stage debut, this powerful story of survival and resilience opened at The Public Theater earlier this week, October 14, and will now run an additional two weeks through Sunday, November 29. (more...)

Photo Flash: UNSEAMLY Celebrates Opening Night at Urban Stages
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2015

Urban Stages' American premiere of Oren Safdie's (Private Jokes, Public Places) Unseamly opened last night, October 14, and runs through November 1, directed by Sarah C Carlsen, at Urban Stages (259 West 30 Street). BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night fesivities below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Oscar Winner Lupita Nyong'o Celebrates Opening Night of Public Theater's ECLIPSED!
by Walter McBride - Oct 15, 2015

The Public Theater presents the American play Eclipsed, written by Danai Gurira. Directed by Obie Award winner Liesl Tommy and featuring Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong'o in her New York stage debut, this powerful story of survival and resilience opened at The Public Theater last night, October 14, and will now run an additional two weeks through Sunday, November 29. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at UNSEAMLY, Opening Tonight at Urban Stages
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

Located in the heart of the fashion district, Urban Stages presents the American Premiere of Oren Safdie's (Private Jokes, Public Places) play UNSEAMLY. Directed by Sarah C Carlsen, UNSEAMLY will begin performances on October 8; Opening night is set for tonight, October 14, through November 1 at Urban Stages (259 West 30 Street). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Terrence McNally Stops in Dallas for DGF's Traveling Masters Program
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2015

The Dramatists Guild Fund with TeCo Theatrical Productions presented A Conversation with Terrence McNally (Master Class, Corpus Christi, Ragtime, Kiss of the Spider Woman) as part of DGF's Traveling Masters Program last night, October 8 2015 7:30 PM at The Bishop Arts Theatre Center in Dallas, TX. Scroll down for photos from McNally's appearance! (more...)

Photo Flash: Alan Cumming's CABARET Dressing Room Inspires New 'Club Cumming' Dinnerware
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2015

Club Cumming was the name giving to Alan Cumming's legendary CABARET dressing room after-party at Studio 54, where he played host to a guest list as eclectic and starry as the Scotsman himself! (more...)

Photo Flash: Porchlight Revists... Celebrates Opening Night of BABES IN ARMS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2015

Porchlight Music Theatre and Artistic Director Michael Weber present the first production in the third season of Chicago's smash "lost" musicals in staged concert series, Porchlight Revisits…BABES IN ARMS, featuring book by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart, music by Rodgers and lyrics by Hart, with direction by Jess McLeod, music direction by Alex Newkirk and musical staging by James Beaudry. BABES IN ARMS is presented for three-nights-only through tonight, Oct. 8 at 7:15 p.m. and is performed on the set of Porchlight's SIDE SHOW (September 11 - October 25) on nights when there are no performances at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. BroadwayWorld has photos from the October 6th opening night festivities below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside HAMILTON's Benefit Performance for Wesleyan University; Raises $1.5M
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2015

When Hamilton writer and star Lin-Manuel Miranda, class of 2002, sang his first line to an audience packed to the rafters with Wesleyan alumni, faculty, staff, students, and friends, the crowd erupted in thunderous applause. (more...)

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