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New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of April 19 - STEPHEN SONDHEIM ENCYCLOPEDIA, F Photo New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of April 19 - STEPHEN SONDHEIM ENCYCLOPEDIA, FANGIRLS Cast Recording, and more!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 21, 2021

This week's list includes The Stephen Sondheim Encyclopedia, the original cast recording of Fangirls, and a book of interviews with Broadway's leading men, including Joel Grey, Ben Vereen, Norm Lewis, Gavin Creel, Cheyenne Jackson, and Jonathan Groff.

Tickets Available Now for DOWNTOWN LIVE Photo Tickets Available Now for DOWNTOWN LIVE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 19, 2021

The Alliance for Downtown New York, in association with En Garde Arts and The Tank  announced today additional details for Downtown Live, a new free performing arts festival. Over two weekends in May, Downtown Live's over 30 in-person shows will bring live art performances to unexpected places across Lower Manhattan.

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of March 22 - Amanda Kloots Book on Nick Corde Photo New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of March 22 - Amanda Kloots Book on Nick Cordero, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 24, 2021

Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases, including Live Your Life: My Story of Loving and Losing Nick Cordero, Once On This Island on orange vinyl, R&H Goes Pop!, and more!

Cecil B. DeMille's THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH Debuts on Blu-ray March 30th Photo Cecil B. DeMille's THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH Debuts on Blu-ray March 30th
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 2, 2021

Legendary director Cecil B. DeMille’s grand spectacle THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH arrives for the first time on Blu-ray as part of the Paramount Presents line on March 30, 2021 from Paramount Home Entertainment. 

Philip J. Smith, Chairman Emeritus of The Shubert Organization, Has Passed Away at Ag Photo Philip J. Smith, Chairman Emeritus of The Shubert Organization, Has Passed Away at Age 89
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 15, 2021

The Shubert Organization has announced the passing of its beloved Chairman Emeritus, Philip J. Smith. Mr. Smith passed away peacefully on January 15, 2021, in New York City at the age of 89. The cause of death was complications from Covid-19, confirmed by his daughters, Linda Phillips and Jennifer Stein.

Rebecca Perry's FROM JUDY TO BETTE: THE STARS OF OLD HOLLYWOOD to be Live-Streamed Photo Rebecca Perry's FROM JUDY TO BETTE: THE STARS OF OLD HOLLYWOOD to be Live-Streamed
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 23, 2020

Judy Garland, Lucille Ball, Bette Davis, and Betty Hutton - their stories, their comedy and their songs timelessly warm the hearts and bring hope to millions! Solo show guru Rebecca Perry is taking us back to a simpler time, with an hour-long intimate, live-streamed, fireside version of her critically acclaimed solo show.

THE BAXTER SISTERS Comes to Tipping Point Theatre Photo THE BAXTER SISTERS Comes to Tipping Point Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Mar 6, 2020

The Baxter Sisters had their lives planned out back in 1937 at the age of 17, 16, 15, and 13. They would win the talent competition in Detroit, get a spot on Major Bowes Amateur Hour and become a famous travelling act of tap dancing sisters. When the talent competition is lost to Betty Hutton, the sisters quickly learn that no matter what life throws their way, they will have to fight through it to reach their goals of tapping on tour. Come get a glimpse of their mid-20th century life in Ionia, MI as they grow and learn that nothing can replace family.

BWW Review: Broadway Tonight Welcomes the Iconic Faith Prince In Concert Photo BWW Review: Broadway Tonight Welcomes the Iconic Faith Prince In Concert
by Ronn Burton - Jan 25, 2020

Broadway Tonight, the performing arts series at the University of Central Oklahoma, recently welcomed Tony Award winner Faith Prince to its historic Mitchell Hall stage. Ms. Prince has earned her status as a living legend and one of Broadway's preeminent Divas. In this lovely, intimate concert, audiences were treated not only to Ms. Prince's signature zaniness and piercing belt, but also her warm soprano and magnetic stillness.

BWW Review: Singer Sandy Bainum Brings an Entertaining EVER BLONDEWARD to Sterling's Photo BWW Review: Singer Sandy Bainum Brings an Entertaining EVER BLONDEWARD to Sterling's
by Don Grigware - Nov 12, 2019

Actress/dancer/singer Sandy Bainum proved once again on Sunday November 10 that she can do it all. It was the premiere of her new cabaret show Ever Blondeward at Sterling's Upstairs at the Federal. In the show she payed tribute to great celebrity blondes like Peggy Lee, Doris Day, Mitzi Gaynor, Marilyn Monroe and Betty Hutton, among others, who left their mark on the world as great entertainers. The sold out house were enchanted by Bainum, who is not only beautiful but a glorious singer and raconteur.

Photo Flash: GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES At Union Theatre Photo Photo Flash: GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES At Union Theatre
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 3, 2019

At the Union Theatre, Abigayle Honeywill stars as Lorelei and Eleanor Lakin as Dorothy, with Freddie King, George Lennan and Aaron Bannister-Davies as would-be suitors as well as Maria Mosquera, Tom Murphy, Virge Gilchrist, Ashlee Young, Arran Bell, Esme Bacalla-Hayes, Florence Beaumont, Jasmine Davis, Jo Bird, Lewis Rimmer, Liam Dean, Patrick Cook and Stephen Loriot.

EDINBURGH 2019: FROM JUDY TO BETTE Q&A Photo EDINBURGH 2019: FROM JUDY TO BETTE Q&A
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 23, 2019

Canadian Triple BroadwayWorld award-winner REBECCA PERRY, loved for her Confessions of a Redheaded Coffeeshop Girl shows will be diving all-singing and all-dancing into the Golden Age of Hollywood with FROM JUDY TO BETTE: THE STARS OF OLD HOLLYWOOD, at this year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Embodying a host of convention-breaking female megastars, the show is powerful love song to the stage presence and real-life chutzpah of these formidable women. 

Triple Broadway World Award-Winner Rebecca Perry Brings Her Latest Show To The Edinbu Photo Triple Broadway World Award-Winner Rebecca Perry Brings Her Latest Show To The Edinburgh Fringe
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 2, 2019

This is the Golden Age of Cinema, where stars and dreams are made.... but not without some serious trailblazing, take-no-prisoners, feminine chutzpah!! Join Judy Garland, Bette Davis, Lucille Ball and Betty Hutton - four formidable female megastars - for an evening of scandalous headlines and marvellous melodies.

BWW Review: LIGHTS OUT Is an Entertaining Tantalizer Photo BWW Review: LIGHTS OUT Is an Entertaining Tantalizer
by Don Grigware - Feb 14, 2019

Lights Out: Nat 'King' Cole/book by Colman Domingo & Patricia McGregor/music supervision:John McDaniel/directed by Patricia McGregor/Geffen/Gil Cates Theater/through March 17 A much anticipated musical in Los Angeles has been Lights Out: Nat 'King' Cole, which has received previous tryouts back east. Penned by Colman Domingo and Patricia McGregor, who also directs the piece, the show is supposedly based on real facts from Cole's life and includes most of his standard hits arranged by John McDaniel. Currently onstage at the Gil CatesTheater of the Geffen Playhouse in Westwood, Lights Out is spectacular entertainment, especially from Dule Hill as Cole and Daniel J. Watts as Sammy Davis Jr. but its book is in need of some major retooling. It is December 17, 1957 in the NBC Studio in Burbank where Cole's final  30 minute TV variety show is about to be presented live with the Nelson Riddle Orchestra and Randy Van Horn Singers. Fifteen minutes to air time, Cole is in a deep state of depression over this being the final show. Why? He has millions of fans. Southern states have refused to continue paying for advertising on the show. Cole is a Negro, pure asnd simple. In spite of his fame, it's Lights Out for him. Guest star Peggy Lee has not shown up and friend Sammy Davis Jr. comes in to replace her with his amazing style of frantic comed

This Week on BroadwayWorld TV: Hottest Videos from 12/24 - 12/31/2018 Photo This Week on BroadwayWorld TV: Hottest Videos from 12/24 - 12/31/2018
by - Dec 31, 2018

Hottest Videos on BroadwayWorld.com 12/24 - 12/31/2018.

VIDEO: On This Day, December 28- Remembering Debbie Reynolds Photo VIDEO: On This Day, December 28- Remembering Debbie Reynolds
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 28, 2018

Reynolds' career began unexpectedly in 1948 when she won a beauty contest at the age of 16. Two of the contest judges were scouts from Warner Brothers and MGM. When they heard Reynolds' show-stopping rendition of Betty Hutton's 'I'm Just a Square in a Social Circle,' they took an interest in the talented singer.

Dulé Hill Stars in LIGHTS OUT: NAT 'KING' COLE Extended Through March 17 Photo Dulé Hill Stars in LIGHTS OUT: NAT 'KING' COLE Extended Through March 17
by Julie Musbach - Dec 19, 2018

Geffen Playhouse today announced the full cast for its production of Lights Out: Nat "King" Cole

Linda Purl, Ken Fallin And Sarah Boone To Headline Theatre Jacksonville Benefit Photo Linda Purl, Ken Fallin And Sarah Boone To Headline Theatre Jacksonville Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2018

1 DAY... 1 STAGE...3 SHOWS!To Benefit Theatre Jacksonville, Today, October 13

Linda Purl, Ken Fallin And Sarah Boone To Headline Theatre Jacksonville Benefit Photo Linda Purl, Ken Fallin And Sarah Boone To Headline Theatre Jacksonville Benefit
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 28, 2018

1 DAY... 1 STAGE...3 SHOWS!To Benefit Theatre Jacksonville, Saturday, October 13

BWW Review: ANNIE, the First Broadway Musical We Never Forget Photo BWW Review: ANNIE, the First Broadway Musical We Never Forget
by Claudio Erlichman - Sep 6, 2018

Based on the popular comic strip by Harold Gray, Annie has become a worldwide phenomenon and was the winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical. The beloved book and score by Tony Award winners, Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin, features some of the greatest musical theatre hits ever written, including 'Tomorrow.'

Victoria Theatre Association Ends the 2018-2019 Cool Films Series with ANNIE GET YOUR Photo Victoria Theatre Association Ends the 2018-2019 Cool Films Series with ANNIE GET YOUR GUN
by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 13, 2018

Victoria Theatre Association ends the 2018-2019 Cool Films Series with the musical favorite ANNIE GET YOUR GUN. Show times are Aug. 24-25 at 7 p.m. and Aug. 26 at 3 p.m. Tickets are $6 and passbooks of 10 tickets are $39. Be sure to use your passbooks because this is the last film of the series. To purchase tickets, visit Ticket Center Stage, located in the Wintergarden of the Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center, call 937-228-3630, toll-free 888-228-3630 or purchase online at www.ticketcenterstage.com.

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