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Broadway From Home: Documentaries for Every Theater Lover! Photo Broadway From Home: Documentaries for Every Theater Lover!
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jul 18, 2020

Feel like you've started to run out of things to watch? We here at BroadwayWorld have you covered! We all have our favorite musicals and plays, but what about the stories behind those shows? Luckily, over the years, many documentaries have been made about some of your favorite shows!

FOX Entertainment & Caffeine Partner to Launch the ANIDOM BEYOND SHOW Photo FOX Entertainment & Caffeine Partner to Launch the ANIDOM BEYOND SHOW
by TV News Desk - Apr 16, 2020

FOX Entertainment and social broadcasting platform Caffeine are partnering to launch the ANIDOM BEYOND SHOW, an all-new live and interactive program hosted by Emmy Award nominee Andy Richter and dedicated to FOX Network's iconic Sunday comedy block, ANIMATION DOMINATION.

INSIDE THE ACTORS STUDIO's James Lipton Has Died at 93 Photo INSIDE THE ACTORS STUDIO's James Lipton Has Died at 93
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2020

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that James Lipton, executive producer, writer, and host of the Bravo cable television series Inside the Actors Studio, has died at age 93.

Judith Light to be Honored With The Excellence In Media Award at the GLAAD Media Awar Photo Judith Light to be Honored With The Excellence In Media Award at the GLAAD Media Awards
by TV News Desk - Jan 22, 2020

GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, today announced that it will honor award-winning actress, producer, and activist Judith Light with the Excellence in Media Award at the 31st Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York. GLAAD also announced that Lilly Singh, openly bisexual executive producer and host of NBC's a?oeA Little Late with Lilly Singh,a?? will serve as host of the Awards, which will take place at the Hilton Midtown in New York on Thursday, March 19. GLAAD previously announced that Ryan Murphy will receive the Vito Russo Award at the New York ceremony.

BWW Review: YOU MAKE ME LAUGH: A LOVE SONG TO GILDA RADNER at Temple Isaiah Ballroom Photo BWW Review: YOU MAKE ME LAUGH: A LOVE SONG TO GILDA RADNER at Temple Isaiah Ballroom
by Kay Kudukis - Jan 20, 2020

Accompanied by Wayne Abravenel on keyboards, cabaret performer Francesca Amari takes us through Gilda Radner's early years, her loves, and her ultimate challenge, facing her own death, through storytelling and song. If you didn't love Radner already, you will by the time the show ends.

The Muny Announces 2020 Season Creative Teams Photo The Muny Announces 2020 Season Creative Teams
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2020

The Muny announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for its 2020 season, which opens June 15 with Kander and Ebb's internationally-acclaimed Chicago. Among the talented list are a mix of Muny favorites and newcomers. In addition to casting, a comprehensive list of design teams for each production will be released later this spring. Telsey + Company is the official casting partner for Muny.

Ross Matthews is Coming to the Boulder Theater Photo Ross Matthews is Coming to the Boulder Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2019

Pretend it's happy hour and you and I are sitting at the bar. I look amazing and, I agree with you, much thinner in person. You look good, too. Maybe it's the candlelight maybe it's the booze. Either way, let's just go with it. Keep this all between you and me, and do me a favor? Don't judge me if I name drop just a little.

Reese Witherspoon, Kerry Washington, John Legend & More Honored at Women in Entertain Photo Reese Witherspoon, Kerry Washington, John Legend & More Honored at Women in Entertainment Gala
by TV News Desk - Dec 11, 2019

The Hollywood Reporter (THR) hosted its 28th annual Women in Entertainment breakfast gala presented by Lifetime today, honoring Reese Witherspoon with the Sherry Lansing Leadership Award and Ronan Farrow with the Equity in Entertainment Award. This year's honorees were joined by best-selling author, entrepreneur and political activist Stacey Abrams, who delivered the keynote speech. The event – held at MILK Studios in Los Angeles – coincided with the publication of THR's annual Power 100 Women in Entertainment issue, guest edited by Olivia Wilde.

Women's Media Awards Announces 2019 Honorees Photo Women's Media Awards Announces 2019 Honorees
by TV News Desk - Oct 1, 2019

Jane Fonda, Robin Morgan, and Gloria Steinem — the Co-Founders of The Women's Media Center — announce the honorees for the 2019 Women's Media Awards, to be held on Tuesday, Oct. 22, at the Mandarin Oriental in New York City. 

STROLL DOWN PENNY LANE A Tribute To Paul McCartney Announced At Pittsburg California  Photo STROLL DOWN PENNY LANE A Tribute To Paul McCartney Announced At Pittsburg California Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2019

Stroll Down Penny Lane is a live performance with beautiful accompanying films of the music of the most iconic songwriter of our age: Paul McCartney. The show includes songs spanning McCartney's career - from early influences, to the Beatles, through the Wings period, and beyond. You'll also hear songs that have never been performed in concert - anywhere, by anyone!

Catalina Island Museum Presents the National Debut of ESTHER WILLIAMS: THE SWIMMING Q Photo Catalina Island Museum Presents the National Debut of ESTHER WILLIAMS: THE SWIMMING QUEEN OF THE SILVER SCREEN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2019

The Catalina Island Museum presents the National debut of Esther Williams: The Swimming Queen of the Silver Screen, an exhibition celebrating the dynamic life of the late Esther Williams opening September 6, 2019.

Drama Desk Award Winner And Tony Nominee Saycon Sengbloh Joins Line-Up For 4th Annual Photo Drama Desk Award Winner And Tony Nominee Saycon Sengbloh Joins Line-Up For 4th Annual Dallas Cabaret Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2019

Last year, when Drama Desk Award Winner and Tony Nominee, Saycon Sengbloh, was in Dallas, she joined us for a mini-set at the Opening night of the Dallas Cabaret Festival.  This year, Ms. SENGBLOH returns to headline the  4th Annual Dallas Cabaret Festival!!  An accomplished performer of song, stage and screen, she comes back to close out the Festival the way she brought it in last year a?' with a BANG!

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of 20/20 on ABC - Friday, July 5, 2019 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of 20/20 on ABC - Friday, July 5, 2019
by TV Scoop - Jul 1, 2019

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of 2020, airing on ABC on Friday, July 5, 2019!

ABC News Presents Special THIS IS FARAH FAWCETT Photo ABC News Presents Special THIS IS FARAH FAWCETT
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2019

ABC News presents a two-hour prime-time special on America's golden girl Farrah Fawcett. From that iconic red bathing suit poster to her role in the hit show “Charlie's Angels,” Fawcett took the 1970s by storm and captivated the nation with her every move. But in 2006, Fawcett was confronted with her biggest challenge when she was diagnosed with cancer and began an aggressive fight for her life. Now, almost 10 years after her passing, ABC News reports on her life, career, fame and lasting legacy, told through new interviews with those who knew her best, and rare footage from the intimate video diaries of her fight against cancer. “This is Farrah Fawcett” airs THURSDAY, MAY 23 (8:00–10:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC.

Jamie deRoy and Tara Smith Swibel to Be Honored at Spirit of Achievement Luncheon Photo Jamie deRoy and Tara Smith Swibel to Be Honored at Spirit of Achievement Luncheon
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2019

Albert Einstein College of Medicine's Women's Division will hold its 65thSpirit of Achievement Luncheon on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at The Rainbow Room in New York City to recognize notable achievements in theatre, writing, philanthropy and medicine. This year's luncheon will raise funds for comprehensive health care for women through cutting-edge research, discovery and teaching, as well as providing specialty care for all women.

BWW Interview: Catching Up With the Effervescent Christina Bianco, Who Brings DIVA ON Photo BWW Interview: Catching Up With the Effervescent Christina Bianco, Who Brings DIVA ON DEMAND to The Green Room 42 on March 30
by Matthew Blank - Mar 28, 2019

It can be said quite literally that Christina Bianco is a woman who contain multitudes. A powerhouse vocalist and gifted comedienne, she has gained considerable prominence for her spot-on and loving impersonations of celebrities ranging from Britney Spears to Barbra Streisand. She took the time to chat in advance of her upcoming solo show at The Green Room 42.

Elisabeth Hasselbeck to Visit Books-A-Million for Book Signing on April 3 Photo Elisabeth Hasselbeck to Visit Books-A-Million for Book Signing on April 3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

Tony Danza To Be Honored With The Hausman Humanitarian Award at The 2019 ADAPT Leader Photo Tony Danza To Be Honored With The Hausman Humanitarian Award at The 2019 ADAPT Leadership Awards Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019

Edward R. Matthews, CEO of ADAPT Community Network,has announced that Tony Danza will be honored with the Hausman Humanitarian Award at the 2019 ADAPT Leadership Awards Gala to take place on Today, March 14th, at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City.

Lea Salonga To Tour Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne In November 2019 Photo Lea Salonga To Tour Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne In November 2019
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2019

Tony and Olivier Award-winner, 'Disney Legend' and musical theatre royalty Lea Salonga announces she will be returning to Australia in November 2019 for an east coast tour. Lea Salonga: In Concert will, for the first time, take to the QPAC stage in Brisbane and will return to Sydney and Melbourne, following her previous sold-out concert tour. Known for her powerhouse vocals and perfect pitch, Lea is a best known for her West End and Broadway roles in Les Miserables and Miss Saigon, as well as being the singing voice for two Disney Princesses in the animated classics Aladdin and Mulan. Globally, Lea has sold a phenomenal 19 million albums.

BWW Review: CHRISTINA BIANCO: WOMAN OF A THOUSAND VOICES at Baltimore Symphony SuperP Photo BWW Review: CHRISTINA BIANCO: WOMAN OF A THOUSAND VOICES at Baltimore Symphony SuperPops - What a Delight!
by Charles Shubow - Mar 7, 2019

When I saw the Baltimore Symphony SuperPops would be featuring vocalist Christina Bianco I had no idea what she would be like. Then I started to hear from people who actually have seen her in concert and raved about her. It became quite clear it would be necessary for me to see this musician for myself.

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