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Tony Winner Faith Prince Headed to Provincetown This MonthTony Winner Faith Prince Headed to Provincetown This Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Faith Prince, Tony Award winner for Guys and Dolls, will join Provincetown's Broadway @ The Art House concert series on August 25 & 26 at 7:00 PM, with Sirius XM star Seth Rudetsky as pianist and host. (more...)

Carolines and The Second City Partner to Present Inaugural Pop-Up Training Center at 2017 New York Comedy FestivalCarolines and The Second City Partner to Present Inaugural Pop-Up Training Center at 2017 New York Comedy Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

The New York Comedy Festival (NYCF), presented in association with TBS, today announced the lineup of comedians bringing laughter to New York November 7 - 12 when the festival takes over some of the city's most prestigious venues. Over 200 comedians are set to perform over the six-day festival, including Conan O'Brien, Samantha Bee, Bill Maher, and Nick Offerman. (more...)

Susan Miller's 20TH CENTURY BLUES Gets New York PremiereSusan Miller's 20TH CENTURY BLUES Gets New York Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Producer Lida Orzeck and Executive Producer Eva Price are pleased to announce the New York premiere of the new play, 20TH CENTURY BLUES, from Susan Smith Blackburn Prize-winner and two-time OBIE Award-winning playwright Susan Miller (My Left Breast). Two-time OBIE Award-winner and Tony Award-nominee Emily Mann (Having Our Say, Anna in the Tropics) will direct the 10-week limited engagement beginning November 12 with performances through January 28 and an official opening night set for November 26. 20TH CENTURY BLUES will play at The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 W. 42nd Street). (more...)

VIDEO: Joy Behar Reveals She Was Asked to Star in HELLO DOLLY! On Tour; Find Out If She AcceptedVIDEO: Joy Behar Reveals She Was Asked to Star in HELLO DOLLY! On Tour; Find Out If She Accepted
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

On this morning's THE VIEW, co-host Joy Behar  revealed that she had been asked to star in the iconic musical HELLO DOLLY on tour. (more...)

Sutton Foster Signs on for 'Broadway @ Town Hall' Series in ProvincetownSutton Foster Signs on for 'Broadway @ Town Hall' Series in Provincetown
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Mark Cortale's Broadway @ Town Hall series in Provincetown is set to welcome Sutton Foster, Tony Award winner for "Anything Goes" and "Thoroughly Modern Millie" and star of the hit TV Land series "Younger" by "Sex and the City" creator Darren Star, on Sunday, August 13 at 6:30pm with Michael Rafter at piano. (more...)

VIDEO: Randy Rainbow Breaks the Bad News to Scaramucci in NINE ParodyVIDEO: Randy Rainbow Breaks the Bad News to Scaramucci in NINE Parody
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Randy Rainbow has a one-on-one with Scaramucci live on the air in his new song parody 'Sycophant Italiano,' set to 'Cinema Italiano' from NINE. Check it out below! (more...)

Steve Kaplan's Comedy Intensive Workshop Returns to NYCSteve Kaplan's Comedy Intensive Workshop Returns to NYC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Kick off this fall in the best possible way, by finally finishing your comedic plays, standup routines, sketches, solo shows and screenplays with the industry's top comedy expert Steve Kaplan (best-selling author of "The Hidden Tools of Comedy") - who returns to NYC after teaching his Comedy Intensive workshops around the world to thousands of students in London, Munich and Tel Aviv. (more...)

Jessie Mueller Joins Star-Powered Lineup for Broadway @ Town Hall Series in ProvincetownJessie Mueller Joins Star-Powered Lineup for Broadway @ Town Hall Series in Provincetown
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Producer Mark Cortale has announced this week that Jessie Mueller, Tony Award winner for 'Beautiful - The Carole King Musical' and most recently a Tony-nominee in Sarah Barielles' 'Waitress,' will make her P-Town debut for the Broadway @ Town Hall summer concert series in Provincetown on September 3 at 6:30pm with Sirius XM radio star Seth Rudetsky as pianist and host. (more...)

VIDEO: Randy Rainbow Investigates Donald Trump, Jr. Meeting with HAMILTON ParodyVIDEO: Randy Rainbow Investigates Donald Trump, Jr. Meeting with HAMILTON Parody
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Randy Rainbow investigates what really went on in that meeting between Donald Trump, Jr. and a Russian attorney in his new song parody 'The Room Where It Happened,' set to the famous HAMILTON tune. Check it out below! (more...)

Christine Pedi Signs on for Broadway @ The Art House Series in ProvincetownChristine Pedi Signs on for Broadway @ The Art House Series in Provincetown
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

"Lady of 1,000 Voices" Christine Pedi, star of Broadway's Chicago, Talk Radio and Little Me and daily host of SiriusXM Radio's On Broadway channel, will return to Provincetown's Broadway @ The Art House concert series for one show only, on July 30 at 7:00 PM, with Seth Rudetsky as pianist and host. (more...)

Megan Hilty to Kick Off String of Leading Ladies Onstage in Provincetown This SummerMegan Hilty to Kick Off String of Leading Ladies Onstage in Provincetown This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Mark Cortale's Broadway @ Town Hall series in Provincetown is set to welcome the first of three leading ladies of Broadway who will be gracing its stage this summer. Megan Hilty, breakout star of NBC TV's "Smash" and Broadway's "Wicked" and a Tony nominee for the recent Broadway production of "Noises Off", makes her Town Hall series debut on Sunday, August 6 at 6:30 PM, joined by Sirius XM Radio Star Seth Rudetsky as pianist and host. (more...)

THE RISE AND FALL OF MARCUS MONROE Gets Special Two-Night PreviewTHE RISE AND FALL OF MARCUS MONROE Gets Special Two-Night Preview
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

???????Presented by Eva Price and co-written by Josh Koenigsberg, a writer for Netflix's award-winning hit Orange is the New Black, comes the World Premiere of The Rise and Fall of Marcus Monroe. When Marcus takes the stage, you can't help but take notice. Marcus Monroe (winner of the 2012 Andy Kauffman Award) combines innovative juggling with his unique brand of comedic energy in The Rise and Fall of Marcus Monroe, a feat of spectacle story-telling by the “Rock Star of Jugglers” (New York Press). (more...)

Melissa Errico to Perform at The Art House in Provincetown This MonthMelissa Errico to Perform at The Art House in Provincetown This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Producer Mark Cortale's acclaimed Broadway @ The Art House series in Provincetown, MA, will feature Melissa Errico, Broadway star of Finian's Rainbow, High Society, Anna Karenina, and a Tony nominee as Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady, starring on July 28 & 29, with Seth Rudetsky as pianist and host. (more...)

Groundlings Announce New Main Show GARBAGE PAIL GROUNDLINGSGroundlings Announce New Main Show GARBAGE PAIL GROUNDLINGS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

The Groundlings gang is back with comical abnormalities, deformities and a range of terrible fates as they present their newest side-splitting main stage show, Garbage Pail Groundlings, every Friday and Saturday evening. Trade in all of your other plans and join in on the fun with Los Angeles' premiere and always hilarious comedy troupe of 43 years, The Groundlings. At each show, you'll also have a chance to collect all seven Garbage Pail Groundlings trading cards so the fun will never end! (more...)

THE NATIONAL MONOLOGUE SLAM to Take Groundbreaking Acting Competition Around the U.S.THE NATIONAL MONOLOGUE SLAM to Take Groundbreaking Acting Competition Around the U.S.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

The folks who gave you Manhattan Monologue Slam are going national with The National Monologue Slam, the latest creation from the minds of Philip and Robert Galinsky.  The brothers have been serving the acting community since 2003 with their groundbreaking monthly competition The Manhattan Monologue Slam, an opportunity for emerging actors to perform for industry professionals each and every month by providing a panel of judges consisting of agents, casting directors, producers and the like, offering valuable advice and critiques of the performers.    (more...)

VIDEO: Randy Rainbow Takes On Trump's Recent Controversial Tweets in Latest ParodyVIDEO: Randy Rainbow Takes On Trump's Recent Controversial Tweets in Latest Parody
by TV News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Randy Rainbow takes on President Trump's latest controversial tweets in his new parody 'Before He Tweets', set to the tune of the Carrie Underwood classic. Check it out below! (more...)

Tony Award Winner Alice Ripley to Play Live at The Art House in Ptown with Seth RudetskyTony Award Winner Alice Ripley to Play Live at The Art House in Ptown with Seth Rudetsky
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Producer Mark Cortale's acclaimed Broadway @ The Art House series in Provincetown, MA, will feature Broadway star Alice Ripley, Tony Award winner for "Next to Normal" on Sunday, July 16 at 7:00 PM. She will be joined by Sirius XM Radio star Seth Rudetsky as pianist and host. (more...)

Shefik Named Guest Speaker at the 7th Annual Broadway Sings for PrideShefik Named Guest Speaker at the 7th Annual Broadway Sings for Pride
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2017

Media personality Shefik (Executive Producer and Host of the nationally-syndicated radio show, Shefik presents Invocation) has been named guest speaker at the 7th Annual Broadway Sing for Pride charity event, which takes place at The Goldman-Sonnenfeldt Family Auditorium. (more...)

Johnny Depp's Anti-Trump Sentiments Rock ConservativesJohnny Depp's Anti-Trump Sentiments Rock Conservatives
by Movies News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Johnny Depp is under fire from conservatives this this week for comments he made joking that he endorsed the assassination of Donald Trump (more...)

BWW Exclusive: My Riotous Night at JULIUS CAESARBWW Exclusive: My Riotous Night at JULIUS CAESAR
by Leah Lane - Jun 21, 2017

I find controversy delicious. As an avid theatre goer, there are very few times when I enter a theater with no preconceptions about what I'm about to see. Whether it's just the gossip I've heard around or the ads that I skip after 5 seconds on YouTube, I usually have some prior knowledge about the subject matter. This was especially true when I went into the Delacorte Theater to see the Public's production of Julius Caesar. I learned of Oscar Eustis' choice to make the play explicitly politically relevant when I heard about Delta and Bank of America pulling their sponsorships. As someone who sees herself as a socially active artist, I got excited. (more...)

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