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Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, July 22- with Adam Pascal, Anthony Rapp and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, July 22- with Adam Pascal, Anthony Rapp and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2020

Today (July 22) in live streaming:Brian Stokes Mitchell and Joe Benincasa visit Backstage Live, Anthony Rapp and Adam Pascal reunite on Stars in the House and so much more!

Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and Special Guest, Annie Golden Photo Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and Special Guest, Annie Golden
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Jun 22, 2020

Today's episode features stage and screen star Annie Golden! Annie considers herself the illegitimate child of the legitimate theatre, having been discovered on the Bowery fronting a rock band, and cast by Milos Forman as Jeannie in Hair, the 1978 film.

Broadway Books: 10 MORE Theatre-Themed Memoirs to Read While in Isolation Photo Broadway Books: 10 MORE Theatre-Themed Memoirs to Read While in Isolation
by Stephi Wild - Apr 26, 2020

Looking for something new to read while stuck inside, but still need your Broadway fix? We've rounded up 10 more of our favorite theatre-themed memoirs to fill the void. With everything from Judi Dench to Tennessee Williams, Michael Crawford, Tim Rice, Anna Kendrick, and many more, this list will have something for everyone.

PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT by Eugene O'Neill Photo PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT by Eugene O'Neill
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2020

During this time when productions all over the world have been put on pause, we are coming together to celebrate plays that have left their mark on theater history. This week we will be focusing on the plays of Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, Eugene O'Neill. Today's play, Long Day's Journey into Night!

PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: AFTER THE FALL by Arthur Miller Photo PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: AFTER THE FALL by Arthur Miller
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2020

During this time when productions all over the world have been put on pause, we are coming together to celebrate plays that have left their mark on theater history. This week we will be focusing on the plays of Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, Arthur Miller. Today's play, After the Fall!

L.A. Theatre Works to Offer Free Audio Theater Photo L.A. Theatre Works to Offer Free Audio Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2020

The theaters may be closed, but the show goes on at L.A. Theatre Works. The world's leading producer of audio theater, LATW offers audiences around the globe free access to state-of-the-art recordings of both contemporary and classic plays, each performed by leading actors of stage and screen.

Photo Coverage: Go Inside Roundabout's Gala, Honoring Alan Cumming, Michael Kors & La Photo Photo Coverage: Go Inside Roundabout's Gala, Honoring Alan Cumming, Michael Kors & Lance Le Pere
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 3, 2020

Just last night, Roundabout Theatre Company honored โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹ Alan Cumming with The Jason Robards Award for Excellence in Theatre, and Michael Kors & Lance Le Pere with The Ovation Award for Excellence in Philanthropy. This year's gala 'The Life of the Party' featured a unique concert from Tony, Grammy & Emmy Award winner Cyndi Lauper, created exclusively for the special occasion.

Wake Up With BWW 3/2: DIANA and COMPANY Begin Previews, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 3/2: DIANA and COMPANY Begin Previews, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 2, 2020

Today's top stories: Company and Diana begin previews tonight!

Agatha Christie's MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS to Open at The Gateway Photo Agatha Christie's MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS to Open at The Gateway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2020

Rehearsals have begun for Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express, on stage March 6 through 15. This 'classic whodunit' takes audiences on a fast paced thrill ride with a train full of suspects, and each one with an alibi! There are twists and turns aplenty in this intrigue-filled story, newly adapted for the stage from Agatha Christie's masterpiece by two-time Tony-nominated playwright Ken Ludwig. This unforgettable mystery takes audiences on a thrilling ride - Just after midnight, a snowdrift stops the Orient Express in its tracks. The luxurious train is surprisingly full for the time of the year, but by the morning it is one passenger fewer. An American tycoon lies dead in his compartment, stabbed a dozen times, his door locked from the inside. Isolated and with a killer in their midst, detective Hercule Poirot must identify the murderer - in case he or she decides to strike again.

Rialto Chatter: Will Elaine May and Frank Langella Lead LOVE LETTERS Off-Broadway? Photo Rialto Chatter: Will Elaine May and Frank Langella Lead LOVE LETTERS Off-Broadway?
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2020

Could Love Letters be headed off-Broadway, starring Elaine May and Frank Langella? According to Showbiz411, the duo will lead the A.R. Gurney play this spring at the Acorn Theater on W 42nd St. The production is expected to begin in March.

Cyndi Lauper to Perform at Roundabout 2020 Gala Honoring Alan Cumming and More Photo Cyndi Lauper to Perform at Roundabout 2020 Gala Honoring Alan Cumming and More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2019

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) announces Tony, Grammy & Emmy Award winner Cyndi Lauper will join the 2020 Gala evening celebrating Tony Award winner and longtime friend Alan Cumming with The Jason Robards Award for Excellence in Theatre, and Michael Kors & Lance Le Pere with The Ovation Award for Excellence in Philanthropy. This year's gala 'The Life of the Party' is set for Monday, March 2 at the Ziegfeld Ballroom. Lauper will perform a unique concert created exclusively for the special occasion.

LEONARD SOLOWAY'S BROADWAY to Stream on Amazon Prime Video Nov. 12 Photo LEONARD SOLOWAY'S BROADWAY to Stream on Amazon Prime Video Nov. 12
by TV News Desk - Nov 11, 2019

Leonard Soloway's Broadway, a new documentary produced and directed by Jeff Wolk (After Louie; Last Glimmer of Day) will be available for purchase on Amazon as well as on demand and digitally beginning tomorrow, November 12. The film premiered on November 4th at The Landmark on 57th Street.

Meet the Cast of A CHRISTMAS CAROL- Now in Previews on Broadway! Photo Meet the Cast of A CHRISTMAS CAROL- Now in Previews on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2019

A Christmas Carol is now in previews on Broadway! The holiday masterpiece, A Christmas Carol, comes to Broadway this holiday season for eight weeks only following critically acclaimed runs at London's Old Vic. Two visionary talents, playwright Jack Thorne (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) and director Matthew Warchus (Matilda), offer a magical new interpretation of Charles Dickens' classic story, starring Campbell Scott ('House of Cards,' Dying Young) as Ebenezer Scrooge. Beginning previews on Thursday, November 7 at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street), with the opening night set for Wednesday, November 20, A Christmas Carol will play a strictly limited engagement through Sunday, January 5, 2020 only.

LEONARD SOLOWAY'S BROADWAY to Screen at The Landmark November 4-7 Photo LEONARD SOLOWAY'S BROADWAY to Screen at The Landmark November 4-7
by TV News Desk - Nov 1, 2019

Beginning this Monday, November 4th at The Landmark at 57th Street (657 W. 57th Street), Leonard Soloway's Broadway, (www.LeonardSolowaysBroadway.com) a new documentary produced and directed by Jeff Wolk (After Louie; Last Glimmer of Day) will premiere from November 4-7. It will then be distributed digitally by 1091 to digital platforms including iTunes, On Demand, and DVDs will be available on Amazon  beginning on November 12. The film will also screen at several film festivals around the country prior to its digital distribution. Tickets for the New York premiere can be purchased here: https://www.landmarktheatres.com/new-york-city/the-landmark-at-57-west/film-info/leonard-soloways-broadway?attributes=983

Eva Marie Saint to Receive Life Achievement Award at Ojai Film Festival Photo Eva Marie Saint to Receive Life Achievement Award at Ojai Film Festival
by TV News Desk - Oct 11, 2019

Eva Marie Saint will receive the Life Achievement Award at the 20th Annual Ojai Film Festival on Sunday, November 3.

BWW Interview: Adam Pascal of THE MUSIC MAN at 5-Star Theatricals Photo BWW Interview: Adam Pascal of THE MUSIC MAN at 5-Star Theatricals
by Cary Ginell - Oct 1, 2019

Broadway star Adam Pascal (the original Roger Davis in 'Rent') comes to Thousand Oaks to play flim-flam man Harold Hill in 5-Star Theatrical's new production of 'The Music Man,' which opens Oct. 18 at the Fred Kavli Theatre. Cary Ginell interviews Pascal about his approach to the show, which he has never seen on stage and has only seen Robert Preston's iconic film version once.

LEONARD SOLOWAY'S BROADWAY to Premiere in NYC Nov. 4-7 Photo LEONARD SOLOWAY'S BROADWAY to Premiere in NYC Nov. 4-7
by TV News Desk - Sep 25, 2019

Leonard Soloway's Broadway, a new documentary produced and directed by Jeff Wolk (After Louie; Last Glimmer of Day) will premiere at The Landmark at 57th Street (657 W. 57th Street) in New York City from November 4-7 and will be distributed digitally by 1091 to various platforms beginning on November 12. The film will also screen at several film festivals around the country prior to its digital distribution. 

Roundabout to Honor Alan Cumming, Michael Kors & Lance Le Pere at Spring Gala Photo Roundabout to Honor Alan Cumming, Michael Kors & Lance Le Pere at Spring Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019

Roundabout Theatre Company announces its annual 2020 Gala will celebrate Tony Award winner and longtime friend of the theater Alan Cumming with The Jason Robards Award for Excellence in Theatre. Michael Kors & Lance Le Pere will be honored for their outstanding contributions to the theater with The Ovation Award for Excellence in Philanthropy.

BWW Interview: Dan Hiatt of MARK TWAIN'S RIVER OF SONG at TheatreWorks Talks about Fi Photo BWW Interview: Dan Hiatt of MARK TWAIN'S RIVER OF SONG at TheatreWorks Talks about Finding the Character of Twain and Looks Back on His Remarkable Career
by Jim Munson - Sep 24, 2019

BroadwayWorld recently caught up with Bay Area theater mainstay Dan Hiatt while he was in the midst of rehearsals for TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's new musical a?oeMark Twain's River of Songa?? in which he plays the title role.  Mr. Hiatt discussed his process for finding the character of Twain, and also shared some insights from his remarkably rich career, having worked with most every high-profile theater company in the Bay Area over the past 25 years.

Westport Country Playhouse Hosts Conversation with Lynn Nottage Photo Westport Country Playhouse Hosts Conversation with Lynn Nottage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2019

'A Conversation with Lynn Nottage,' two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, will be hosted by Westport Country Playhouse on Sunday, September 29, at 4 p.m., in the Playhouse's Jason Robards Theatre.

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