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Donna Lynne Champlin most recently was seen on Broadway in "Billy Elliot." Her other Broadway credits include "Sweeney Todd," "By Jeeves," "James Joyce's The Dead" and most notably for her portrayal of Older Helen (based on a young Carol Burnett) in "Hollywood Arms" written by Carol Burnett and ... (read more)
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Bio:
Donna Lynne Champlin most recently was seen on Broadway in "Billy Elliot." Her other Broadway credits include "Sweeney Todd," "By Jeeves," "James Joyce's The Dead" and most notably for her portrayal of Older Helen (based on a young Carol Burnett) in "Hollywood Arms" written by Carol Burnett and ... (read more)
Industry Editor Exclusive: The Evolution of Cell Phones Use at the Theater (And What to Do About It)Industry Editor Exclusive: The Evolution of Cell Phones Use at the Theater (And What to Do About It)
by Cara Joy David - Oct 10, 2019

Years ago, when the popularity of cell phones started exploding, theaters in other countries started experimenting with the idea of using signal jammers to prevent cell phone use in the theater. It never took off. And more and more people started using cell phones in the theater. There is the photo before, the texting during, the random cell phone ring and sometimes the recording of the performance. Most of it is not supposed to occur. We've all heard stories about performers stopping the show until phones are put away. But some wonder what can be done to stop it or even if it should be stopped. (more...)

Bonnie Milligan & Natalie Walker, Betsy Wolfe, and More Highlight Next Month at 54 BelowBonnie Milligan & Natalie Walker, Betsy Wolfe, and More Highlight Next Month at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019

This Month, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

SCENERY Launches “Merde” Handbag To Celebrate The Dance CommunitySCENERY Launches “Merde” Handbag To Celebrate The Dance Community
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2019

On Friday, August 30th, SCENERY launched Merde in the Curtain Call collection. This handbag is the 'Break a leg' bag for the dance world! 'Merde' is the word dancers use to wish each other a good show. The bag is created from black drops, called legs, that hang on either side of the stage separating the world onstage from the world offstage and featuring gold metallic embroidery with the message “merde”.  (more...)

Broadway Mourns The Passing Of Hal PrinceBroadway Mourns The Passing Of Hal Prince
by Linnae Medeiros - Jul 31, 2019

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the legendary theatrical producer and director Hal Prince has passed away at the age of 91. Prince, whose career spanned over seven decades, impacted the Broadway musical as we know it today, and members of the theatre community took to social media to mourn the loss and speak on the impact of the legend. Check out posts from Andrew Lloyd-Webber, Kristin Chenoweth, Joe Iconis, and more! (more...)

Sofia Carson to Make Feature Film Debut in Netflix's Dance Film FEEL THE BEATSofia Carson to Make Feature Film Debut in Netflix's Dance Film FEEL THE BEAT
by TV News Desk - Jul 26, 2019

Sofia Carson is set to make her feature film debut in Netflix's dance film Feel the Beat. (more...)

New Musical LMNOP Now Licensed By Samuel FrenchNew Musical LMNOP Now Licensed By Samuel French
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2019

The unique musical LMNOP, in which citizens lose their freedoms one letter at a time, is available for license through Samuel French, a Concord Theatricals company, giving theaters and educational institutions the chance to bring this passionate and timely story to audiences across the country. (more...)

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Audra McDonald, and More Weigh in on Which Broadway Cast Recordings They Have MemorizedLin-Manuel Miranda, Audra McDonald, and More Weigh in on Which Broadway Cast Recordings They Have Memorized
by Stephi Wild - Jun 14, 2019

It's the question that swept Twitter yesterday: if someone offered you $1 Million to sing an entire Broadway cast recording from memory, which would you choose? (more...)

Sheryl Crow To Perform At The 44th Annual Gracie AwardsSheryl Crow To Perform At The 44th Annual Gracie Awards
by TV News Desk - May 13, 2019

 Today, the the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF) announced that Superstore's Lauren Ash will host the 44th Annual Gracie Awards on May 21 at the Four Seasons Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles. Joining her on stage for a special night of performances is nine-time Grammy award-winner Sheryl Crow. The Gracie Awards, presented by the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF), honors outstanding individual achievement and programming by, for and about women. (more...)

New York Musical Festival Announces Further Selections For 2019 FestivalNew York Musical Festival Announces Further Selections For 2019 Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2019

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF) is proud to announce further selections for 2019 NYMF, which will take place from July 8 - August 4, 2019 at venues in midtown Manhattan in New York City. Scott Pyne serves as Executive Director and West Hyler serves as Producing Artistic Director.  (more...)

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND on THE CW - Friday, March 29, 2019Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND on THE CW - Friday, March 29, 2019
by TV Scoop - Mar 29, 2019

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND, airing on THE CW on Friday, March 29, 2019! (more...)

SCENERY Launches Accessory Line Created From Retired StagesSCENERY Launches Accessory Line Created From Retired Stages
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2019

SCENERY launches brand new line of accessories created from retired show stages (stage decks).  (more...)

Scoop: Coming Up on the CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND Concert Special on THE CW - Friday, April 5, 2019Scoop: Coming Up on the CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND Concert Special on THE CW - Friday, April 5, 2019
by TV Scoop - Mar 15, 2019

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on the CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND Concert Special, airing on THE CW on Friday, April 5, 2019! (more...)

Scoop: Coming Up on the Series Finale of CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND on THE CW - Friday, April 5, 2019Scoop: Coming Up on the Series Finale of CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND on THE CW - Friday, April 5, 2019
by TV Scoop - Mar 15, 2019

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on the Series Finale of CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND, airing on THE CW on Friday, April 5, 2019! (more...)

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND on THE CW - Friday, March 22, 2019Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND on THE CW - Friday, March 22, 2019
by TV Scoop - Mar 1, 2019

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND, airing on THE CW on Friday, March 22, 2019! (more...)

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND on THE CW - Today, February 8, 2019Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND on THE CW - Today, February 8, 2019
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND, airing on THE CW today, February 8, 2019! (more...)

Chris Pratt, Rachel Brosnahan, Jordan Peele, Jane Fonda, RuPaul and More To Appear At PaleyFestChris Pratt, Rachel Brosnahan, Jordan Peele, Jane Fonda, RuPaul and More To Appear At PaleyFest
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2019

The Paley Center for Media today announced the initial group of talent who will be participating in PaleyFest LA 2019, which takes place March 15-24, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. PaleyFest LA gives fans access to special screenings, exclusive conversations, and behind-the-scenes scoops and breaking news from the stars and creative minds behind their favorite shows. (more...)

CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND to Air Concert Special Immediately Following Series FinaleCRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND to Air Concert Special Immediately Following Series Finale
by TV News Desk - Feb 1, 2019

The CW will air a special concert event titled, 'Yes, It's Really Us Singing: The 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' Concert Special!' immediately after the series finale on Friday, April 5 at 9:00pm ET/PT. Rachel Bloom and the cast of the critically acclaimed series will perform live versions of fan-favorite songs along with incredible staging, multimedia visuals and a live band and orchestra. Building on the momentum of the sold-out success of the 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' Live Tour, this one-of-a-kind special event will be equal parts concert special, rock concert and musical revue. (more...)

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND on THE CW - Today, February 1, 2019Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND on THE CW - Today, February 1, 2019
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2019

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND, airing on THE CW today, February 1, 2019! (more...)

New Musical Podcast Announced From ASCAP Award Winner Brett RybackNew Musical Podcast Announced From ASCAP Award Winner Brett Ryback
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2019

Musical theatre writer/performer, Brett Ryback (Passing Through, Murder for Two) has teamed with former Nickelodeon songwriters Matt Sav and Jeff Luppino-Esposito to develop a narrative musical podcast titled In Strange Woods, to be released later this year. (more...)

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND on THE CW - Friday, February 8, 2019Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND on THE CW - Friday, February 8, 2019
by TV Scoop - Jan 21, 2019

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND, airing on THE CW on Friday, February 8, 2019! (more...)

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