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Hottest Articles on BWW 8/15/2017 - 8/22/2017Hottest Articles on BWW 8/15/2017 - 8/22/2017
by - Aug 22, 2017

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 8/15/2017 - 8/22/2017. (more...)

Will Adam Driver Make His Broadway Return in Lanford Wilson's BURN THIS?Will Adam Driver Make His Broadway Return in Lanford Wilson's BURN THIS?
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Michael Riedel of the New York Post has reported on rumors that, "Girls" and "Star Wars," star, Adam Driver, has expressed interest in starring in a revival of Lanford Wilson's play "Burn This." (more...)

BWW Morning Brief August 17th, 2017: Brandy Returns to the Cell Block in CHICAGO and More!BWW Morning Brief August 17th, 2017: Brandy Returns to the Cell Block in CHICAGO and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Aug 17, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Brandy Norwood returns to the cell block in CHICAGO tonight and more! (more...)

Industry Exclusive: Michael Riedel Out at Theater Talk; To Be Replaced by Multiple Co-HostsIndustry Exclusive: Michael Riedel Out at Theater Talk; To Be Replaced by Multiple Co-Hosts
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

BroadwayWorld has learned that the longtime on-air partnership of THEATER TALK co-hosts Susan Haskins and Michael Riedel has come to an end. We're told that Riedel will no longer appear on the program, and instead will be replaced by multiple rotating guest co-hosts for the foreseeable future.  (more...)

Theater Talk: Flashback with the Great Barbara CookTheater Talk: Flashback with the Great Barbara Cook
by Theater Talk - Aug 16, 2017

In this episode of THEATER TALK, Barbara Cook (1927-2017) discusses her break-out starring role as Marian, the Librarian, in the original 1957 Broadway production of THE MUSIC MAN (taped April 21, 2000). (more...)

Theater Talk: Ken Fallin Explains the Art of the Broadway Caricature!Theater Talk: Ken Fallin Explains the Art of the Broadway Caricature!
by Theater Talk - Jul 31, 2017

This week on Theater Talk, artist/illustrator Ken Fallin. Fallin discusses how he went from being a young aspiring actor to one of the most sought after caricaturists working today with celebrity caricatures appearing in many periodicals including The Wall Street Journal, The New Yorker and BroadwayWorld.com. He also shows us a number of his best works, including some wonderful new drawings of the 2017 Broadway season. (more...)

New Tom Jones Jukebox Musical WHAT'S NEW PUSSYCAT? Eyeing Broadway RunNew Tom Jones Jukebox Musical WHAT'S NEW PUSSYCAT? Eyeing Broadway Run
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

A new musical featuring the songs of legendary pop singer Tom Jones is now in the works. According to the New York Post's Michael Riedel, a staged reading of the project, titled WHAT'S NEW PUSSYCAT?, was recently directed by Scott Ellis (SHE LOVES ME) in London a few weeks ago. (more...)

Joshua Jackson-Led CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD Coming to Broadway?Joshua Jackson-Led CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD Coming to Broadway?
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Berkshire Theatre Group is currently presenting (through July 22) the Tony Award-winning Children of a Lesser God, directed by Tony Award-winner, Kenny Leon (A Raisin in the Sun). Now according to the New York Post, producers have their eyes on the show for Broadway. Michael Riedel writes that Hal Luftig is waiting to confirm a theatre for a spring 2018 transfer. (more...)

Theatre Caricaturist Ken Fallin to Close THEATER TALK's 2016-17 SeasonTheatre Caricaturist Ken Fallin to Close THEATER TALK's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Artist and illustrator Ken Fallin - famous for witty pen-and-ink celebrity portraits - is the final guest of the 2016-17 season of THEATER TALK, the NY Emmy-winning interview/discussion series. (more...)

Ethan Mordden to Chat New Book WHEN BROADWAY WENT TO HOLLYWOOD on THEATER TALKEthan Mordden to Chat New Book WHEN BROADWAY WENT TO HOLLYWOOD on THEATER TALK
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Theater historian and writer Ethan Mordden is back on an all-new THEATER TALK to discuss his newest book, When Broadway Went to Hollywood - a history of Hollywood's relationship with the Broadway musical once the movies began to have sound (Oxford University Press). (more...)

Theater Talk: The Critics Chime in on Their Favorite Shows of the SeasonTheater Talk: The Critics Chime in on Their Favorite Shows of the Season
by Theater Talk - Jul 10, 2017

This week THEATER TALK presents the Season's-End Critics panel - with Peter Marks of The Washington Post, Terry Teachout of THE WALL Street Journal, Elisabeth Vincentelli of The New York Times & The New Yorker, and Linda Winer of Newsday - discussing the notable plays of Spring 2017 on Broadway. Then, Tony winner Joel Grey joins co-hosts Michael Riedel of the New York Post and Susan Haskins to talk about his revealing memoir, 'Master of Ceremonies' (Flatiron Books). The episode also features a surprise Michael Musto Roast featurette. (more...)

Colin Firth Still In the Running for MY FAIR LADY Revival?Colin Firth Still In the Running for MY FAIR LADY Revival?
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Lincoln Center Theater, in association with Nederlander Presentations Inc., will mount a new production of Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady next spring, the first Broadway production of the classic musical in 25 years. MY FAIR LADY, which will be directed by Bartlett Sher, will begin previews Thursday, March 22, 2018 and open on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 22, 2017BWW's On This Day - June 22, 2017
by - Jun 22, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 22 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Critics to Rehash the Season & Joel Grey to Stop by This Week's THEATER TALKCritics to Rehash the Season & Joel Grey to Stop by This Week's THEATER TALK
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

This week THEATER TALK presents Part Two of the Season's-End Critics panel - with Peter Marks of The Washington Post, Terry Teachout of THE WALL Street Journal, Elisabeth Vincentelli of The New York Times & The New Yorker, and Linda Winer of Newsday - discussing the notable plays of Spring 2017 on Broadway. Then, Tony winner Joel Grey joins co-hosts Michael Riedel of the New York Post and Susan Haskins to talk about his revealing memoir, 'Master of Ceremonies' (Flatiron Books). The episode also features a surprise Michael Musto Roast featurette. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

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Theater Talk: Lynn Nottage & Kate Whoriskey Talk SWEAT with Tony-Nominated CastTheater Talk: Lynn Nottage & Kate Whoriskey Talk SWEAT with Tony-Nominated Cast
by Theater Talk - Jun 19, 2017

This week Theater Talk focuses on on 'Sweat,' Lynn Nottage's Pulitzer Prize-winning/TONY-nominated play about the lives of factory workers in Reading, Pennsylvania as their lives are devastated by dehumanizing corporate decisions, following the enactment of NAFTA. Guests include playwright Nottage, the play's director Kate Whoriskey and two members of its company, TONY-nominated actors Johanna Day and Michelle Wilson. (more...)

Critics Marks, Teachout, Vincentelli and Winer Set for THEATER TALK's 'Season's-End' EpisodesCritics Marks, Teachout, Vincentelli and Winer Set for THEATER TALK's 'Season's-End' Episodes
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Season's-End Critics, Part One - with Peter Marks of The Washington Post, Terry Teachout of the Wall Street Journal, Elisabeth Vincentelli of The New York Times & The New Yorker, and Linda Winer of Newsday - features the venerable critics reviewing the past season and discussing theater coverage in the Digital Age. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/10/2017
by - Jun 10, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 6/10/2017. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 10, 2017BWW's On This Day - June 10, 2017
by - Jun 10, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 10 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

CUNY TV will salute the upcoming 2017 Tony Awards with a new TONY Preview Special on ARTS IN THE CITY, plus a new 2017 TONY Predictions episode and a new TONY Time Critics panel, both on THEATER TALK. In addition, CUNY TV will present a marathon showing of THEATER TALK 2016-17 episodes and other programs related to this year's Tony nominees - all leading up to 8pm on June 11 when the annual TONY AWARDS Ceremony begins on CBS. (more...)

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