Kendrick Brothers LIKE ARROWS Soars Onto Big Screens Nationwide for Two Nights This MayKendrick Brothers LIKE ARROWS Soars Onto Big Screens Nationwide for Two Nights This May
by Movies News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

From executive producers Alex and Stephen Kendrick ('War Room,' 'Courageous'), FamilyLife's Dennis and Barbara Rainey, and Bob Lepine, the inspirational event 'Like Arrows' will debut in movie theaters nationwide for two nights this May. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes Broadway's Aladdin, Telly LeungThe Theater People Podcast Welcomes Broadway's Aladdin, Telly Leung
by Theater People Podcast - Jan 8, 2018

On Monday, January 8, Theater People podcast welcome's back Broadway favorite Telly Leung. For the episode, Leung discusses recently winning the title role in Disney's ALADDIN on Broadway. He also shares stories from his recent work on IN TRANSIT and ALLEGIANCE. (more...)

Lynne Shankel's New Musical POSTCARD AMERICAN TOWN to Have First Industry Presentation This MonthLynne Shankel's New Musical POSTCARD AMERICAN TOWN to Have First Industry Presentation This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

The new musical POSTCARD AMERICAN TOWN will have its first industry presentation in New York City on January 12th. This timely new musical features a book by Crystal Skillman (Geek, Mary & Max) and music and lyrics by Lynne Shankel (Allegiance, Cry- Baby, bare: The Musical, Altar Boyz), with direction by Stafford Arima (Allegiance, Carrie, bare: the Musical, Altar Boyz), musical direction by Michael Gacetta (Groundhog Day, Matilda) and music supervision by Mary-Mitchell Campbell (Mean Girls, Tuck Everlasting, Finding Neverland, Company). (more...)

Video: Proud of Our Boy! Happy Birthday, Telly Leung!Video: Proud of Our Boy! Happy Birthday, Telly Leung!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 3, 2018

Recently on Broadway, Leung has starred in the musicals Allegiance and In Transit. He also appeared on Broadway in Flower Drum Song and Pacific Overtures and was part of the final Broadway company of the hit musical Rent. He originated Boq in the Chicago production of Wicked and played Dalton Academy Warbler Wes on Fox's smash television series 'Glee.' (more...)

Celebrate New Year's Eve With The Cincinnati PopsCelebrate New Year's Eve With The Cincinnati Pops
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2017

Acclaimed singer Morgan James joins John Morris Russell and the Pops Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Presented by PNC John Morris Russell , conductor Morgan James , vocals Music Hall Sunday , December 31 , 2017 8 p.m. Tickets start at $ 25 and are available by calling : ( 513 ) 381 - 3300 or visiting www.cincinnatipops.org. (more...)

New Play Festival Announced for January at New Village ArtsNew Play Festival Announced for January at New Village Arts
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2017

New Village Arts is proud to announce its inaugural New Play Festival, FINAL DRAFT. In partnership with Oceanside's Bagby Beer Company, NVA will offer readings of three new plays, a playwriting workshop, and a panel discussion geared towards advancing the careers of playwrights, as well as local craft brewery beer tasting. (more...)

THE UNTOLD TALES OF ARMISTEAD MAUPIN Premieres on PBS, 1/1THE UNTOLD TALES OF ARMISTEAD MAUPIN Premieres on PBS, 1/1
by TV News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

Jennifer M. Kroot's THE UNTOLD TALES OF ARMISTEAD MAUPIN, winner of an Audience Award at the 2017 SXSW Film Festival, premieres on Independent Lens, Monday, January 1, 2018, 10:30PM ET (more...)

BWW Morning Brief December 7th, 2017: THE BAND'S VISIT at Broadway Sessions, and More!BWW Morning Brief December 7th, 2017: THE BAND'S VISIT at Broadway Sessions, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Dec 7, 2017

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: The cast of The Band's Visit comes to Broadway Sessions tonight, Allegiance returns to cinemas, and more! (more...)

ALLEGIANCE Returns to Cinemas Nationwide to Commemorate Pearl Harbor Day on 12/7ALLEGIANCE Returns to Cinemas Nationwide to Commemorate Pearl Harbor Day on 12/7
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2017

Returning to the Big Screen ALLEGIANCE... The Broadway Musical on the Big Screen. SPECIAL ONE-NIGHT EVENT, Thursday, December 7 in select cinemas nationwide featuring exclusive cast interviews and footage from a special ceremony honoring the 442nd regimental combat team. (more...)

East West Players Welcomes New Board MembersEast West Players Welcomes New Board Members
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017

East West Players (EWP), the nation's longest-running professional theater of color and the largest producing organization of Asian American artistic work, is pleased to announce the appointment of five new members to the Board of Directors: Jason M. Blackwell, Reggie Lee, Rose Chan Loui, Sally Pai Unruh, and Jeff Yang. The new appointments hail from diverse backgrounds in finance, media, television, film, and philanthropy, and arrive at a significant time for the organization as EWP embarks on the biggest season in its 52-year history, which includes the Los Angeles premiere of the Broadway musical Allegiance, in partnership with Japanese American Cultural & Community Center (JACCC). (more...)

Back on the Big Screen: Celebrate the Return of ALLEGIANCE with a Brief History of Telly Leung!Back on the Big Screen: Celebrate the Return of ALLEGIANCE with a Brief History of Telly Leung!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017

Inspired by the true life of its star George Takei ( Star Trek, Heroes ), Allegiance returns to cinemas on December 7, telling the story of one family's extraordinary journey in a troubling time for the nation. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 4, 2017BWW's On This Day - December 4, 2017
by - Dec 4, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 4 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 12/2/2017
by - Dec 2, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 12/2/2017. (more...)

George Takei's ALLEGIANCE: THE BROADWAY MUSICAL Returns to Cinemas Across the U.S. for One Night 12/7George Takei's ALLEGIANCE: THE BROADWAY MUSICAL Returns to Cinemas Across the U.S. for One Night 12/7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2017

George Takei's Allegiance: The Broadway Musical On The Big Screen' returns to cinemas across the U.S. for one night on December. Presented by Fathom Events, George Takei's Personal Story Also Featuring Broadway Stars Lea Salonga and Telly Leung Comes Back to Theaters for the December 7th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor Day. (more...)

The Sun Comes Out Tomorrow with Starry ANNIE at Paper Mill PlayhouseThe Sun Comes Out Tomorrow with Starry ANNIE at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

It's the hard-knock life! Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, presents the hit Broadway Tony Award-winning musical Annie. A friendly reminder that performances begin tomorrow, Wednesday, November 22, 2017, at 7:00 p.m., for a limited run through Sunday, December 31, 2017, at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive) in Millburn, NJ. (more...)

Telly Leung's ALADDIN Co-Stars to Join Him at The Wall Street TheaterTelly Leung's ALADDIN Co-Stars to Join Him at The Wall Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2017

Broadway and television star Telly Leung (Allegiance, Godspell, Rent, Fox TV's Glee ) will perform a one-night-only concert at The Wall Street Theater (71 Wall Street; Norwalk, CT 06850) on Monday, December 11 at 7:30 PM, his night off from his star turn in the title role of Disney's Aladdin on Broadway. (more...)

First TRANS* VOICES CABARET to Play The DuplexFirst TRANS* VOICES CABARET to Play The Duplex
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

Transgender performer and producer Donnie Cianciotto brings together a cast of huge voices and personalities for the first installment of Trans* Voices Cabaret in the heart of the village at The Duplex on Saturday, November 25th 2017 at 9:30pm. (more...)

Peanuts Classic & More Set for ABC's Thanksgiving-Themed ProgrammingPeanuts Classic & More Set for ABC's Thanksgiving-Themed Programming
by TV News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

ABC celebrates the joy of the holidays with Thanksgiving-themed episodes and specials. All times below are Eastern. (more...)

Manoa Valley Theatre to Produce Hawaii Premiere of ALLEGIANCEManoa Valley Theatre to Produce Hawaii Premiere of ALLEGIANCE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2017

Manoa Valley Theatre today announced that it will produce the Hawaii stage premiere of the Broadway musical, Allegiance, as the artistic crown jewel in its 50th Anniversary Season next year. Performance venue and dates will be announced soon. (more...)

Third Annual Asian World Film Festival Announces Award Winners at Closing NightThird Annual Asian World Film Festival Announces Award Winners at Closing Night
by Movies News Desk - Nov 6, 2017

The 3rd ANNUAL ASIAN WORLD FILM FESTIVAL (AWFF) came to a close on Thursday, November 2, culminating the screening of 37 films from 25 participating countries (more...)

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