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BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - Edie Falco & More in THE TRUEBWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - Edie Falco & More in THE TRUE
by Ken Fallin - Sep 21, 2018

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with renowned caricature artist Ken Fallin, a life-long theater enthusiast, who has drawn many Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. Below, check out his latest illustration, featuring Michael McKean, Edie Falco, and Peter Scolari in THE TRUE. (more...)

Medium Marisa Liza Pell Returns To Bucks County PlayhouseMedium Marisa Liza Pell Returns To Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

Medium Marisa Liza Pell returns to Bucks County Playhouse for another riveting interactive performance of Connection Beyond *LIVE* - a theatrical experience in which select members of the audience receive messages from loved ones from beyond. Connection Beyond *LIVE* will be held on October 16, 2018 at 7:30 pm at Bucks County Playhouse, 70 S. Main Street in New Hope, PA. Presented as part of the Bucks County Playhouse Visiting Artist Series, Connection Beyond *LIVE* is Pell's fifth consecutive annual appearance at the Playhouse. (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN Star Aaron Lazar Brings BROADWAY TO HOLLYWOOD to Feinstein's at the NikkoDEAR EVAN HANSEN Star Aaron Lazar Brings BROADWAY TO HOLLYWOOD to Feinstein's at the Nikko
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

This holiday season, Broadway favorite Aaron Lazar will make his Feinstein's at the Nikko debut with his solo show, Broadway To Hollywood, on Monday, December 17 at 7 p.m. Critically-acclaimed on stage and screen, Lazar will sing some of his favorite songs from Broadway and Hollywood musicals. Broadway to Hollywood is written by Bruce Vilanch and Scott Mauro, a producer of the Tony Award-winning musical, Dear Evan Hansen. (more...)

Bucks County Playhouse's Storytelling Performances Return With NPR HostBucks County Playhouse's Storytelling Performances Return With NPR Host
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

Back by popular demand, Bucks County Playhouse's Storytelling Series returns this fall with a new name and expanded opportunities to hear and see renowned storytellers live on stage. The opening performance of the new WORD OF MOUTH series features two special guests: Ophira Eisenberg (host of NPR's 'Ask Me Another') and Jeff Rudell (recent contestant on the new NBC hit show, 'Making It' with Amy Poelher and Nick Offerman). The fall series features monthly performances, two shows a night at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. on September 28, October 19, November 16 and December 14. Tickets range in price from $25 for a single ticket to $80 for the four-show package and are available at BucksCountyPlayhouse.org or (215) 862-2121. (more...)

JD Souther Comes to The Center For The ArtsJD Souther Comes to The Center For The Arts
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter JD Souther brings an intimate concert experience to Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre in Malibu on Sunday, October 14 at 7 p.m. (more...)

BWW Interview: Jonathan Bailey & Alex Gaumond Talk COMPANYBWW Interview: Jonathan Bailey & Alex Gaumond Talk COMPANY
by Rona Kelly - Sep 19, 2018

West End shows will find themselves in good company later this month. Company returns to the London stage in a reworked version by Marianne Elliott, set in the modern day and featuring gender swaps of characters. Jonathan Bailey take on the roles of Paul and Jamie respectively. Sharing their experiences of Sondheim, the two talk rehearsals, what could drive them crazy, and throw down the gauntlet to Hamilton! (more...)

MURRAY HILL: ABOUT TO BREAK Announced at Joe's PubMURRAY HILL: ABOUT TO BREAK Announced at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

Joe's Pub at The Public presents the North American premiere of Murray Hill: About To Break, a new comedy and theatrical event, running September 20-22 and 27-29. About To Break is written and performed by Hill and directed and developed with Tony Award-winning lyricist, writer, and director Scott Wittman. Renowned as a comic host around the world, this new show is a departure, putting Hill center stage in the first major dedicated solo show of his long, storied career. Musical direction is by Paul Leschen with original music by Hill with Wittman, Marc Shaiman, Kyle Forrester, Eric Kornfeld, Jesse Elder, and Leschen. (more...)

SDCF Conversation With Mandy Moore & Walter Painter Comes to Los Angeles, 9/24SDCF Conversation With Mandy Moore & Walter Painter Comes to Los Angeles, 9/24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

Award-winning choreographer MANDY MOORE and award-winning director/choreographer WALTER PAINTER join the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF) on Monday, September 24 from 7 to 8 pm at the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles as part of SDCF's ongoing One-on-One Conversation series. The series returns to Los Angeles for another in-depth discussion with prominent artists, following its May conversation with the creative team of Soft Power at CTG. SDCF Executive Director David Roberts will moderate. (more...)

Upstage Lung Cancer Presents 10th Annual Benefit Concert  In Celebration Of Women's VoicesUpstage Lung Cancer Presents 10th Annual Benefit Concert In Celebration Of Women's Voices
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

Kicking off its 10th anniversary celebration of utilizing the performing arts to raise awareness for the fight against lung cancer, Upstage Lung Cancer (ULC) presents a one-night-only cabaret concert benefit Barbra, Bette & Bernadette, on Tuesday, October 23, 7:30 pm at the Mosesian Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown. The event is open to the public, a pre-concert silent auction begins at 6 pm. Presented in partnership with the LUNGevity Foundation, all proceeds from the performance support the critically important cause of early lung cancer detection research. (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Breaks Records at Bucks County PlayhouseMILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Breaks Records at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

Bucks County Playhouse's acclaimed production of "Million Dollar Quartet" has surpassed expectations and broken the Playhouse's box office record - becoming the theater's most attended and top grossing production. Playing off the theme of this rock n' roll musical, cast members Sky Seals (who plays Johnny Cash), Ari McKay Wilford (who plays Elvis Presley) and Ryah Nixon will perform. Cast members will join the Playhouse's Producing Director Tony Award-winning Alexander Fraser and staff to "SMASH records." (more...)

The Broadway Community Mourns The Passing of Marin MazzieThe Broadway Community Mourns The Passing of Marin Mazzie
by Jeffrey Vizcaino - Sep 14, 2018

BroadwayWorld was saddened to report yesterday the passing of Marin Mazzie at age 57. Mazzie had previously suffered from and shared publicly her battle with ovarian cancer. The news was confirmed to BWW by her publicist. The Broadway community took to social media to share memories and condolences. See some of the tributes to Maxwell below. (more...)

Brief 9/14: Webber's CINDERELLA Musical, MOCKINGBIRD Casting, and More!Brief 9/14: Webber's CINDERELLA Musical, MOCKINGBIRD Casting, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Sep 14, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Andrew Lloyd Webber is working on a Cinderella musical, To Kill A Mockingbird has announced its complete cast, and more! (more...)

Friday 5(+1): The Cast of HAIRSPRAY At The Roxy Regional TheatreFriday 5(+1): The Cast of HAIRSPRAY At The Roxy Regional Theatre
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 13, 2018

Clarksville's Roxy Regional Theatre transports audiences back to Baltimore - the capital of big hair and the city of big dreams - in 1962 with their production of Hairspray, now onstage through September 29. This weekend (which features the company's annual fundraising gala on Saturday night) kicks off the second weekend of the show's multi-week run in Historic Downtown Clarksville. (more...)

Photo: Bernadette Peters Heads Back to High School at MEAN GIRLSPhoto: Bernadette Peters Heads Back to High School at MEAN GIRLS
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 13, 2018

This week the high school kids of Broadway's Mean Girls got a lesson in greatness when Tony Award-winner Bernadette Peters stopped by to check out the show. See a photo from her visit with the cast below! (more...)

Friday 5(+1) for Thursday: The Cast of CFTA's HEATHERS, THE MUSICALFriday 5(+1) for Thursday: The Cast of CFTA's HEATHERS, THE MUSICAL
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 13, 2018

Heathers The Musical, based on the classic 1980s cult film of the same name, concludes its run at Murfreesboro's Center for the Arts this weekend. Directed by Rachel Jones, the show - which has played to sell-out audiences during its first two weekends, features a cast of talented actors who are having the time of their young lives while bringing the story to life onstage. (more...)

Early Bidding Now Open For Walk-On Roles, VIP Tickets, and More At The Broadway Flea Market And Grand AuctionEarly Bidding Now Open For Walk-On Roles, VIP Tickets, and More At The Broadway Flea Market And Grand Auction
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

Jump start your ultimate theatrical treasure hunt as early bidding opens today on dozens of auction items you can't get anywhere except at the 32nd Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction. (more...)

Richard Maltby Jr. To Direct Acclaimed Jazz Vocalist Stevie Holland In LOVE, LINDARichard Maltby Jr. To Direct Acclaimed Jazz Vocalist Stevie Holland In LOVE, LINDA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

Tony Award-winning director Richard Maltby, Jr. will be directing a limited engagement run of LOVE, LINDA, the stunning, one-woman tour de force musical and theatrical adventure starring acclaimed vocalist and musical theater actress Stevie Holland October 17th - November 10th at the Triad Theater, 158 West 72nd Street. The production features a book by Stevie Holland with Gary William Friedman and music and lyrics by Cole Porter. www.lovelindathemusical.com  (more...)

Heath Saunders, Natalie Walker, and Ashley C. Ford To Lead THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS at Feinstein's/54 BelowHeath Saunders, Natalie Walker, and Ashley C. Ford To Lead THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

Following a sold-out performance in 2017, The Nightmare Before Christmas: The Concert returns to Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, for a three-night engagement on Friday, October 26th; Wednesday, October 31; and Thursday, December 13, 2018. Heath Saunders (Natasha, Pierre, & the Great Comet of 1812, Jesus Christ Superstar Live) and Natalie Walker (Puffs: Or, Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic & Magic), will reprise their roles as Jack and Sally, joined by Ashley C. Ford (112BK) as The Narrator, with additional casting to be announced. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Bernadette Peters, Betty Buckley, and More Visit Jennifer Simard Backstage After Debut at The Green Room 42Photo Coverage: Bernadette Peters, Betty Buckley, and More Visit Jennifer Simard Backstage After Debut at The Green Room 42
by Walter McBride - Sep 10, 2018

Tony Award nominee Jennifer Simard made her debut at The Green Room 42 on September 9 at 7:00 PM. Celebrated for her featured Broadway roles in Hello, Dolly!, Disaster! and more, Simard premiered her show 'Stigma' that celebrates the crazy in all of us, with laughs, tears, and rock-n-roll, featuring songs by some of her favorite artists. (more...)

THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW  50TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL Available on DVD September 25thTHE CAROL BURNETT SHOW 50TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL Available on DVD September 25th
by TV News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW  50TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL will be available on DVD September 25, 2018. (more...)

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