Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 10/17-10/18/2015

Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles that you might have missed from this weekend Sunday, October 18, 2015 - Sunday, October 18, 2015. Catch up below!

1) VIDEO: Larry David Channels Bernie Sanders in SNL Cold Opening!
by TV News Desk - October 18, 2015

In true SNL fashion, the show cast Larry David as Sendator Bernie Sanders in last night's cold opening. (more...)


2) Breaking News: Members of Actors' Equity File Lawsuit Against Union Over LA Small Theater Waivers
by BWW News Desk - October 18, 2015

This just in from actors and other members of the Los Angeles theatrical community who filed a lawsuit today against Actors' Equity Association, the union of professional actors and stage managers. The lawsuit challenges the Union's decision to eliminate its 25-year-old waiver of jurisdiction over small 99-seat theaters, a program popularly known as Equity Waiver. Plaintiffs claim that the Union's decision to end Equity Waiver will unfairly destroy small theater in Los Angeles and deprive thousands of actors of opportunities to collaborate on creative theatrical projects. (more...)


3) Bernadette Peters Talks HAMILTON, Possible Broadway Return, and More
by Sally Henry - October 18, 2015

Bernadette Peters might be past her 50th year of performing Broadway hits, but she has yet to tire of them. (more...)


4) Marni Nixon Calls Audrey Hepburn a 'Delightful Person,' Talks MY FAIR LADY Experience
by Sally Henry - October 18, 2015

Everyone knows her voice. Theatre fans know her name. And dedicated theatre nerds may even recognize her face. (more...)


5) Imelda Staunton & GYPSY Win Big at the UK Theatre Awards!
by BWW News Desk - October 18, 2015

UK Theatre has announced the winners of the UK Theatre Awards 2015 - the only awards to honour outstanding achievement in performing, producing and management in theatres throughout the United Kingdom. (more...)


6) Emerson College President Responds to Colonial Theatre Renovation Uproar
by Sally Henry - October 18, 2015

Lee Pelton has finally spoken out regarding the recently announced renovations on Boston's Colonial Theatre. (more...)


7) Photo Flash: HAMILTON's Javier Munoz Featured in Latest Photo Using 1800s Lens
by Sally Henry - October 18, 2015

The HAMILTON team has released yet another photo in their fun series of photographs using an 1800s camera lens. (more...)


8) STAGE TUBE: Shoshana Bean and More Join Natalie Weiss in Rockwell Concert
by Stage Tube - October 18, 2015

Natalie Weiss recently made her return to Rockwell in Los Angeles. With Will Yanez on guitar, Natalie performed a stripped down set where she sang classic mashups, delivered hilarious banter, and of course broke down a few riffs. Her special guests included Shoshana Bean (Beaches, Wicked, Godspell), Luke Edgemon (The Voice, Glee), India Carney (The Voice), John Pinto Jr. (Book of Mormon). Check out footage from the show below! (more...)


9) Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, 10/17 Part 2- Laura Osnes and THE BANDSTAND Cast Takes 'Sexy Intermission Pic,' and More!
by BWW News Desk - October 18, 2015

BroadwayWorld collected as many of yesterday's evening Saturday Intermission Pics as we could to bring you Part 2 of our October 17 #SIP round-up! Check out Part 1 HERE. (more...)


10) Photo Flash: ALLEGIANCE's Lea Salonga, George Takei, and Telly Leung Grace Pages of Vanity Fair
by Sally Henry - October 18, 2015

Broadway's newest family has posed for a portrait in an upcoming issue of Vanity Fair. (more...)


11) BWW TV Exclusive: Backstage with Richard Ridge- SAG Foundation Conversations Series with Juliette Binoche!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - October 18, 2015

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. The most recent conversation featured Juilette Binoche, moderated by BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge. Watch below as she discusses some of her career highlights as well as what it's been like touring the world in Antigone. Check out the full interview below! (more...)


12) NYPD Using Janet Langhart Cohen's Racism Drama ANNE & EMMETT To Train New Recruits
by Michael Dale - October 18, 2015

The play imagines a meeting between Anne Frank and Emmett Till. (more...)


13) Broadway at the Cabaret - October 19-26, Featuring Phillipa Soo, Jarrod Spector, and More!
by Louisa Brady - October 18, 2015

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Phillipa Soo at 54 Below; The Julie James Show; Jarrod Spector and Kelli Barrett: This Is Dedicated: Music's Greatest Marriages; Tamara Tunie at 54 Below; and Kerry Butler at 54 Below. (more...)


14) STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 10/18/15- MAMMA MIA!
by Stage Tube - October 18, 2015

Today in 2001, Mamma Mia opened at the Winter Garden Theatre, where it is still running. Mamma Mia! is a stage musical written by British playwright Catherine Johnson, based on the songs of ABBA, composed by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus, former members of the band. The musical includes such hits as 'Super Trouper', 'Lay All Your Love On Me', 'Dancing Queen', 'Knowing Me, Knowing You', 'Take A Chance On Me', 'Thank You for the Music', 'Money, Money, Money', 'The Winner Takes It All', 'Voulez Vous' and 'SOS'. Over 42 million people have seen the show, which has grossed $2 billion dollars worldwide since its 1999 debut. (more...)


15) BWW's On This Day - October 18, 2015
by - October 18, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 18 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)




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