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VIDEO: Kristen Bell Sings as Mary Poppins in New FUNNY OR DIE Parody!VIDEO: Kristen Bell Sings as Mary Poppins in New FUNNY OR DIE Parody!
Posted: Jul. 24, 2014


VIDEO: Watch Full Music Video of Disney Stars Performing FROZEN's 'Do You Want to Build a Snowman?'VIDEO: Watch Full Music Video of Disney Stars Performing FROZEN's 'Do You Want to Build a Snowman?'
Posted: Jul. 21, 2014


Fall PBS Specials Announced - Kristin Chenoweth, PORGY & BESS, SWEENEY TODD, Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett, CATS & More!Fall PBS Specials Announced - Kristin Chenoweth, PORGY & BESS, SWEENEY TODD, Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett, CATS & More!
Posted: Jul. 22, 2014


BWW Flashback: THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN, Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Ends Broadway RunBWW Flashback: THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN, Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Ends Broadway Run
Posted: Jul. 20, 2014


John Kander, Bill T. Jones, BAM & More to Receive 2013 National Medals of ArtsJohn Kander, Bill T. Jones, BAM & More to Receive 2013 National Medals of Arts
Posted: Jul. 22, 2014


Jeremy Jordan and Anna Kendrick-Led THE LAST FIVE YEARS Movie to Be Featured at Toronto International Film Festival in September!Jeremy Jordan and Anna Kendrick-Led THE LAST FIVE YEARS Movie to Be Featured at Toronto International Film Festival in September!
Posted: Jul. 22, 2014


VIDEO: First Look - Neil Patrick Harris Stars in New Campaign for Heineken LightVIDEO: First Look - Neil Patrick Harris Stars in New Campaign for Heineken Light
Posted: Jul. 19, 2014


Andrew Lloyd Webber Comments On Considering Committing Suicide Post-SurgeryAndrew Lloyd Webber Comments On Considering Committing Suicide Post-Surgery
Posted: Jul. 19, 2014


Neil Patrick Harris Offered Role On AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAK SHOWNeil Patrick Harris Offered Role On AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAK SHOW
Posted: Jul. 20, 2014


Michelle Williams Extends Run in Broadway's CABARETMichelle Williams Extends Run in Broadway's CABARET
Posted: Jul. 21, 2014


BWW Recap: Did SYTYCD's Top-16 Episode Feature the Show's Sexiest Routine Ever? Updated & with PicturesBWW Recap: Did SYTYCD's Top-16 Episode Feature the Show's Sexiest Routine Ever? Updated & with Pictures
Posted: Jul. 24, 2014


Photo Flash: First Look at Jeremy Jordan, Laura Michelle Kelly and More in Broadway-Bound FINDING NEVERLAND at A.R.T.Photo Flash: First Look at Jeremy Jordan, Laura Michelle Kelly and More in Broadway-Bound FINDING NEVERLAND at A.R.T.
Posted: Jul. 24, 2014


Kristin Chenoweth Confirms Plans For New Christmas Album; Idina Menzel Duet?Kristin Chenoweth Confirms Plans For New Christmas Album; Idina Menzel Duet?
Posted: Jul. 21, 2014


Sneak Peek Of Jeremy Jordan Onstage In FINDING NEVERLANDSneak Peek Of Jeremy Jordan Onstage In FINDING NEVERLAND
Posted: Jul. 23, 2014


Behind The Scenes Of FINDING NEVERLAND SitzprobeBehind The Scenes Of FINDING NEVERLAND Sitzprobe
Posted: Jul. 20, 2014


BWW TV: PIPPIN Company Flies High at BROADWAY IN BRYANT PARKBWW TV: PIPPIN Company Flies High at BROADWAY IN BRYANT PARK
Posted: Jul. 19, 2014


Just In From the Musicians Union: Met Opera General Manager Peter Gelb Threatens Lockout and Cancellation of SeasonJust In From the Musicians Union: Met Opera General Manager Peter Gelb Threatens Lockout and Cancellation of Season
Posted: Jul. 23, 2014


Breaking News: BULLETS OVER BROADWAY Sets August Closing DateBreaking News: BULLETS OVER BROADWAY Sets August Closing Date
Posted: Jul. 22, 2014


VIDEO: Tony Winner Audra McDonald Sings Actual Yahoo Answers on FALLON!VIDEO: Tony Winner Audra McDonald Sings Actual Yahoo Answers on FALLON!
Posted: Jul. 24, 2014


VIDEO: Look Out Idina & Kristin! YouTubers Present All-Male Medley of WICKED SongsVIDEO: Look Out Idina & Kristin! YouTubers Present All-Male Medley of WICKED Songs
Posted: Jul. 22, 2014


BWW Interview: Danny Burstein's CABARET Love StoryBWW Interview: Danny Burstein's CABARET Love Story
by Naomi Serviss

(7/26/2014) - Danny Burstein plays Herr Schultz, a Jewish shopkeeper in denial of Berlin's encroaching reign of terror.


Application Deadline for the Lincoln Center Scholars Alternative Certification Program is Right Around the Corner, 8/1Application Deadline for the Lincoln Center Scholars Alternative Certification Program is Right Around the Corner, 8/1
by BWW News Desk (New York City)

(7/26/2014) - Are you interested in becoming a music or dance teacher for the NYC Department of Education? The Lincoln Center Scholars Alternative Certification Program is providing up to 20 music and dance professionals with the opportunity of a lifetime!


Elaine St. George Comes to the Iridium Tomorrow, 7/27Elaine St. George Comes to the Iridium Tomorrow, 7/27
by BWW News Desk (New York City)

(7/26/2014) - ScoBar Entertainment will present ELAINE St. GEORGE for two shows on Sunday, July 27th at 8 & 10pm at the Iridium. She will be accompanied by Musical Director Ross Patterson, with Adam Armstrong on bass & Karen Waltuch on viola.


AMAZONS AND THEIR MEN Opens Aug 8 at convergence-continuumAMAZONS AND THEIR MEN Opens Aug 8 at convergence-continuum
by BWW News Desk (Cleveland)

(7/26/2014) - convergence-continuum continues its 2014 Season with the Ohio premiere of Jordan Harrison's darkly-comedic look at the role of artists during wartime.


Third Rail Announces Big Changes for 2014-15Third Rail Announces Big Changes for 2014-15
by BWW News Desk (Portland)

(7/26/2014) - Third Rail is beyond thrilled to announce that we are taking our first steps towards finding a permanent theatre to call our own! When we leave the Winningstad Theatre for the CoHo Theatre in January of 2015, it will be for the last time as we go searching for the brick and mortar space that will be our home for years to come.


BWW Interviews: This Show Is an Adventure!BWW Interviews: This Show Is an Adventure!
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold (Dance - Maine)

(7/26/2014) - 'It's the heart that makes it fun! The adrenalin gets going; we are all so engrossed in each other with different stories developing every night. There are always discoveries being made. This show is an adventure every single night!' The speaker is actor-dancer Carson Twitchell, who is talking about Maine State Music Theatre's latest hit, the Patti Colombo staging of Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, which opened July 17th at the Pickard Theatre in Brunswick, Maine. Twitchell is part of a six-person panel assembled at the Curtis Memorial Library on July 23 for the third Peek Behind the Curtain talkback. Joined by Barbara Whidden, MSMT's Director of Development, Kristen Thomas, House Manager, Leo Stagg, Technical Director, and fellow actors (Ruth) and Merill West (Dorcas), the panelists spoke with BWW's Carla Maria Verdino-Sullwold about the thrill of this exuberant musical.


Clanwilliam Arts Project and Magnet Theatre Seek Funding for T-ShirtsClanwilliam Arts Project and Magnet Theatre Seek Funding for T-Shirts
by BWW News Desk (South Africa)

(7/26/2014) - The Clanwilliam Arts Project - locally named the Lantern festival - has been co-ordinated by Magnet Theatre for the past 14 years. The project, which runs annually in September in the small town of Clanwilliam in the Cederberg mountains, is a week-long series of multi-disciplinary arts workshops for 800 children from the area. The project celebrates the history and culture of the region and the energy, life and talent of their children.


Tony Bennett Comes to The Mesa Arts Center, 8/23Tony Bennett Comes to The Mesa Arts Center, 8/23
by BWW News Desk (Mesa)

(7/26/2014) - Mesa Arts Center presents Tony Bennett, the 17 time Grammy Award-winning musician whose music spans over six decades on Saturday, August 23 at the Ikeda Theater. Tickets range from $60 to $155, and can be purchased now through the Mesa Arts Center Box Office, mesaartscenter.com, or at 480-644-6500.


OSF to Host Shakespeare on the Road Travelers, 7/28-8/1OSF to Host Shakespeare on the Road Travelers, 7/28-8/1
by BWW News Desk (Portland)

(7/26/2014) - The Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) will host four Shakespeare on the Road travelers July 28-August 1, 2014, as part of the group's 60-day, 10,000-mile road trip to 14 Shakespeare festivals in the U.S. and Canada to celebrate the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare's birth. During their Ashland visit, Shakespeare on the Road members will get an in-depth look at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, both on stage and behind the scenes.


Olney Theatre Center Appoints Deborah Ellinghaus to the Post of Managing DirectorOlney Theatre Center Appoints Deborah Ellinghaus to the Post of Managing Director
by BWW News Desk (Baltimore)

(7/26/2014) - The combined Boards of Olney Theatre Center for the Arts and Olney Theatre Corporation, led by President Jennifer Kneeland, are pleased to announce the appointment of Deborah Ellinghaus as Managing Director, beginning August 26, 2014.


Annaleigh Ashford, Lisa Brescia, Pia Zadora, and More will Salute Elaine Stritch in One-Night Only Concert, 8/7Annaleigh Ashford, Lisa Brescia, Pia Zadora, and More will Salute Elaine Stritch in One-Night Only Concert, 8/7
by BWW News Desk

(7/26/2014) - The Metropolitan Room previously announced that they will proudly salute the legendary Elaine Stritch with an evening of stories and songs onAugust 7th 2014 at 7:00pm. Hosted by the famed cabaret's owner, Bernard Furshpan, performers of all backgrounds will join forces to honor her memory.


Benedict Cumberbatch Talks Shakespeare and Marvel's DOCTOR STRANGEBenedict Cumberbatch Talks Shakespeare and Marvel's DOCTOR STRANGE
by BWW News Desk (UK / West End)

(7/26/2014) - After hearing that Marvel is bringing Doctor Strange to the big screen, the internet blew up with the hopes that Benedict Cumberbatch will be starring as Stephen Strange. However, according to USA Today, it doesn't look like it will happen.


THE CITY OF CONVERSATION, Starring Jan Maxwell, Ends its Twice Extended Run TodayTHE CITY OF CONVERSATION, Starring Jan Maxwell, Ends its Twice Extended Run Today
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(7/26/2014) - After two extensions, the Lincoln Center Theater's critically-acclaimed production of The City of Conversation ends its Off-Broadway run today. The City of Conversation was written by Anthony Giardina and directed by Doug Hughes. It originally opened on May 5.


Matt Doyle, Margo Seibert, and More Join The Skivvies at 54 Below TonightMatt Doyle, Margo Seibert, and More Join The Skivvies at 54 Below Tonight
by BWW News Desk

(7/26/2014) - Tonight at 11pm, 'musically thrilling' undie-rock, comedy-pop duo THE SKIVVIES returns to 54 Below, this time joined by guest stars including Matt Doyle (The Book of Mormon), Margo Seibert, (Rocky), Eric Anderson (Soul Doctor), Amy Spanger (Rock of Ages), Christopher J. Hanke (How to Succeed), Patti Murin (Lysistrata Jones), and Morgan James (Motown).


BWW Blog: Libby Servais of Transcendence Theatre Company's 'Broadway Under the Stars' - Fantastical Family NightBWW Blog: Libby Servais of Transcendence Theatre Company's 'Broadway Under the Stars' - Fantastical Family Night
by Guest Blogger: Libby Servais (Blogs)

(7/26/2014) - As Transcendence Theatre Company prepares to open "Fantastical Family Night" of the Broadway Under the Stars concert series, I wanted to let you in on some of the fun that we've been having. Along with leading an incredibly special Broadway Kids Camp that was more inspiring than I could ever have imagined (see previous blog), I've loved every second of making magic with this uniquely amazing group of TTC artists.


BWW TV: FORBIDDEN BROADWAY Spoofs LES MIZ, BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY & More at Barnes & Noble!BWW TV: FORBIDDEN BROADWAY Spoofs LES MIZ, BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY & More at Barnes & Noble!
by BroadwayWorld TV

(7/26/2014) - DRG Records just kicked off the release of Gerard Alessandrini's Forbidden Broadway: Comes Out Swinging! (2014 Un-Original Cast Album), produced by Grammy Award winner Hugh Fordin, yesterday at Barnes & Noble (150 East 86 Street). The cast along with writer/creator and director Gerard Alessandrini and longtime Forbidden Broadway illustrator and CD cover artist Ken Fallin, were on hand to sign the CD and for performances. BroadwayWorld takes you inside the special event below!


BWW CD Reviews: Rhino Records' JERSEY BOYS (Music From the Motion Picture and Broadway Musical) - A Tuneful Collection of FavoritesBWW CD Reviews: Rhino Records' JERSEY BOYS (Music From the Motion Picture and Broadway Musical) - A Tuneful Collection of Favorites
by David Clarke (CD/Books/DVDs)

(7/26/2014) - JERSEY BOYS is one of Broadway's hottest properties. Why? Well, who doesn't love the music of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons? In 2005, this rags to riches story took Broadway by storm. Almost a decade later, the Clint Eastwood directed film adaptation was released. As a companion to the film Rhino Records released JERSEY BOYS (Music From the Motion Picture and Broadway Musical).


BWW Reviews: Tour De Force Fabulous French Farce THE GAMESTER at Theatre 40BWW Reviews: Tour De Force Fabulous French Farce THE GAMESTER at Theatre 40
by Shari Barrett (Thousand Oaks)

(7/26/2014) - The setting is Paris in the 18th Century with THE GAMESTER performed in rhymed couplets. But don't let the timeframe, language or fabulous costumes fool you. This story of true love, schemes, casual lusts, machinations, treachery and too many casinos feels as modern as today. After all, haven't we created whole cities and casinos galore aimed to pull in gamblers night and day? And don't we have Gamblers Anonymous for those who simply cannot stay away?


BWW Reviews: 3-D Theatricals Hits Another Home Run with Peppy DAMN YANKEESBWW Reviews: 3-D Theatricals Hits Another Home Run with Peppy DAMN YANKEES
by Michael L. Quintos (Costa Mesa)

(7/26/2014) - A buoyant, truly impressive local revival directed by Alan Souza, 3-DT's DAMN YANKEES is a true audience pleaser, highlighted by an enthusiastic cast and spirited re-imagined sequences that are truly Broadway-caliber. This all-new production is now playing at the Plummer Auditorium in Fullerton through July 27, then travels to the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center from August 2-10.


BWW's On This Day - July 26, 2014BWW's On This Day - July 26, 2014
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(7/26/2014) - Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 26 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events!


Photo Coverage: DESSA ROSE, Starring Erivo, Janson And More!Photo Coverage: DESSA ROSE, Starring Erivo, Janson And More!
by BWW News Desk (UK / West End)

(7/26/2014) - Dessa Rose is based on the book by Sherley Anne Williams with lyrics by Lynn Ahrens and music by Stephen Flaherty (Ragtime, Once On This Island, Seussical and Rocky The Musical). As multiple award winners, and with nominations for Grammys, Academy Awards, and a Golden Globe, this musical collaboration is spectacular.


Angela Griffin Joins Cast Of BREEDERS At St James, From Sept 3Angela Griffin Joins Cast Of BREEDERS At St James, From Sept 3
by BWW News Desk (UK / West End)

(7/26/2014) - Angela Griffin completes the cast of Ben Ockrent's Breeders, a new play premiering on Wednesday 3 September 2014 at St. James Theatre. Griffin will play Caroline, who wants to start a family with her wife Andrea. In their quest to have a child that shares both of their DNA, Andrea seeks her brother Jimmy's help. Griffin will be joined by Tamzin Outhwaite as spouse Andrea, Nicholas Burns as Jimmy and Jemima Rooper as Jimmy's girlfriend, Sharon. Directed by Tamara Harvey, the play is inspired by Ockrent's real-life experience and offers a new perspective on how and why we make babies.


BWW Interviews: WICKED's Emma Hatton Talks EDGES!BWW Interviews: WICKED's Emma Hatton Talks EDGES!
by Carrie Dunn (UK / West End)

(7/26/2014) - It's been a frantic fortnight for Emma Hatton, the Elphaba standby for Wicked in London. With Willemijn Verkaik leaving the show earlier than expected and Kerry Ellis going back into green in August, that means a short notice two-week run for Hatton - and she's also preparing for a concert version of song cycle Edges in the Delfont Room on August 1st.


EDINBURGH 2014: Natalie O'Donoghue's Comedy Picks!EDINBURGH 2014: Natalie O'Donoghue's Comedy Picks!
by Natalie O'Donoghue (Scotland)

(7/26/2014) - Reviewer Natalie O'Donoghue's comedy picks for the Edinburgh Fringe 2014. Do you agree? Comment and let us have your thoughts!


VENUS IN FUR Runs Limited Engagement in Manila Till Tomorrow, 7/27VENUS IN FUR Runs Limited Engagement in Manila Till Tomorrow, 7/27
by Oliver Oliveros (Philippines)

(7/26/2014) - 2011 Tony nominee for Best Play VENUS IN FUR, written by David Ives, inspired by Austrian writer Leopold von Sacher-Masoch's 1870 novella 'Venus in Furs,' made its Asian premiere in Singapore last year. The Manila theater scene is not too far behind though as Actor's Actors Inc.'s The Necessary Theatre ('Red') runs the two-person play at the Cultural Center of the Philippines' (CCP) Black Box Theatre tonight, July 26, at 8 p.m. and tomorrow, July 27, at 4 p.m. For last minute tickets, visit ticketworld.com.ph or call the CCP box office at (632) 832-3704.


Dirty Girl Mud Run Returns to Charleston TodayDirty Girl Mud Run Returns to Charleston Today
by BWW News Desk (Fitness)

(7/26/2014) - CHARLESTON, W.Va., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Dirty Girl Mud Run, the original women-only national 5K mud and obstacle run series, returns to Charleston. Dirty Girls are encouraged to make a friend, make a memory and make a mess at this empowering event.


Galveston's Grand 1894 Opera House Presents IS THERE LIFE AFTER LUBBOCK? TonightGalveston's Grand 1894 Opera House Presents IS THERE LIFE AFTER LUBBOCK? Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Houston)

(7/26/2014) - Tonight, July 26 at 8 pm, one of Texas' best actor- story tellers, Jaston Williams (of 'Greater Tuna' fame), will be joined by legendary Lone Star musicians Joe Ely and Kimmie Rhodes for a memorable evening of humor, story spinning, and musical fun at The Grand 1894 Opera House. Whether you called Lubbock home (Joe and Kimmie), or spent your formative college years there (Jaston), an uncommon connection appears to link so many creative and people and eccentrics in West Texas. Explore the possibilities in a delightful performance that attempts to answer the haunting question, Is There Life After Lubbock?


FILTHY GORGEOUS TALENT SHOW Comes to Coney Island's Sideshows by the Seashore TodayFILTHY GORGEOUS TALENT SHOW Comes to Coney Island's Sideshows by the Seashore Today
by BWW News Desk (New York City)

(7/26/2014) - Thirsty Girl & ONEOFUS present THE FILTHY GORGEOUS TALENT SHOW at Coney Island today, July 26th, 2014 at the legendary venue that brought back Burlesque and reinvented modern sideshow, 'Sideshows by the Seashore'!


Charlotte's NATIONAL DANCE DAY Set for TodayCharlotte's NATIONAL DANCE DAY Set for Today
by BWW News Desk (Charlotte)

(7/26/2014) - Charlotte's premiere National Dance Day celebration is back and will be even bigger and better than before when hundreds of people dance the day away at Wells Fargo Plaza (301 South Tryon Street) today, July 26, from 1 to 4:30 p.m.


THRILLING ADVENTURE HOUR & WELCOME TO NIGHT VALE Return to San Diego Comic-Con TonightTHRILLING ADVENTURE HOUR & WELCOME TO NIGHT VALE Return to San Diego Comic-Con Tonight
by BWW News Desk (San Diego)

(7/26/2014) - After wild success in Seattle, The Thrilling Adventure Hour & Welcome to Night Vale team up again to bring you an evening of live entertainment during San Diego Comic-Con 2014, tonight, July 26th, at the Spreckels Theater.


The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger Opens for Beck at PPAC TonightThe Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger Opens for Beck at PPAC Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Rhode Island)

(7/26/2014) - The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger (The GOASTT), fronted by Sean Lennon and Charlotte Kemp Muhl, will open for the BECK at the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) tonight, July 26 at 8P.




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