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Austin Shakespeare Presents A Staged Reading Of HENRY IV Parts 1 & 2 Photo Austin Shakespeare Presents A Staged Reading Of HENRY IV Parts 1 & 2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2021

Newly crowned Henry IV struggles to keep his throne against a huge rebellion. His son, Prince Hal, begins the play as a wild boy, but transforms over the course of the story into a magnificent, heroic leader. Hal's rowdy companions are headed by the legendary liar, cheat, braggard and lecher: Falstaff. Hal is contrasted by his key opponent, the valiant Hotspur, whom even his father King Henry admires.

BWW SPECIAL: Felicidades Elaine Paige Photo BWW SPECIAL: Felicidades Elaine Paige
by Cristina Martinez - Mar 5, 2021

En 1948, un día como hoy, Elen Paige nacía en el norte de Londres, hija de un agente inmobiliario y una modista. Para celebrar el cumpleaños de la actriz y cantante británica, hacemos un repaso de sus mejores momentos sobre los escenarios.

UN DÍA COMO HOY: SWEENEY TODD se estrenaba en Broadway Photo UN DÍA COMO HOY: SWEENEY TODD se estrenaba en Broadway
by Cristina Martinez - Mar 1, 2021

El uno de marzo de 1979, el musical de SWEENEY TODD, basado en la obra homónima de Christopher Bond de 1973, se estrenaba en el Uris Theatre de Broadway.

VIDEO: On This Day, March 1- SWEENEY TODD Opens On Broadway Photo VIDEO: On This Day, March 1- SWEENEY TODD Opens On Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2021

Forty years ago, the legendary Stephen Sondheim musical 'Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street' terrorized audiences for the first time on Broadway in Hal Prince's landmark production starring Len Cariou and Angela Lansbury.

Glenn Close and Dr. Anthony Fauci to be Honored at amfAR Virtual Gala - Bette Midler, Photo Glenn Close and Dr. Anthony Fauci to be Honored at amfAR Virtual Gala - Bette Midler, Billy Porter & More to Take Part
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2021

On Thursday, March 4, 2021,  at 8 p.m. EST amfAR will be livestreaming its first ever virtual fundraising gala, A Gala for Our Time. amfAR will be honoring Dr. Anthony S. Fauci and Glenn Close for their contributions to the fight against AIDS.

MY FAVORITE FLOP Discusses FLORA, THE RED MENACE On Latest Episode Photo MY FAVORITE FLOP Discusses FLORA, THE RED MENACE On Latest Episode
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2021

Get ready to 'sing happy' as hosts Bobby Traversa and Kristina Miller-Weston discuss 1965's 'Flora, The Red Menace' on episode four of new Broadway podcast My Favorite Flop! 'Flora, The Red Menace' tells the story of aspiring artist Flora Meszaros and her struggle to balance love, communism, and self-worth during Depression-era NYC.

BWW Blog: The Best 'Flop' Musicals Photo BWW Blog: The Best 'Flop' Musicals
by Student Blogger: Paige Rosko - Feb 17, 2021

In this article, I am going to look at some shows that might have had a short run on Broadway but were influential in other ways. Both of the shows I am going to be talking about started out as flops, with horrible reviews but then were revamped and became a part of pop culture today. 

Brian Stokes Mitchell, Eva Noblezada, Ashley Spencer, and More Join THE SETH CONCERT  Photo Brian Stokes Mitchell, Eva Noblezada, Ashley Spencer, and More Join THE SETH CONCERT SERIES Line-Up
by Team BWW - Feb 17, 2021

Producer Mark Cortale has announced that six stars of the stage and screen will join the late-February - March 2021 line-up of The Seth Concert Series, the live weekly series based on Seth Rudetsky’s international Broadway series that began at The Art House in Provincetown ten years ago.

JOHN BARROWMAN LIVE AT THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL, DIRTY DANCING LIVE IN CONCERT & More Av Photo JOHN BARROWMAN LIVE AT THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL, DIRTY DANCING LIVE IN CONCERT & More Available to Stream in February
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2021

Love is in the air this month as BroadwayHD adds a line-up of new show-stopping theater performances, concert films and documentaries. Starting on February 1st, BroadwayHD viewers can stream this delightful 1958 musical film Gigi, winner of 9 Academy Awards.

Eric Anthony López To Headline Live Socially Distant Solo Engagement At The Milton Photo Eric Anthony López To Headline Live Socially Distant Solo Engagement At The Milton
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2021

Eric Anthony Lopez (Currently with the Hal Prince Directed World Tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA) is set bring back his solo show 'Broadway & Beyond' at Delaware's Milton Theatre February 14th, 2021 at 7:30pm.

VIDEO: Rita Moreno Appears On The Latinx House With Gloria & Emilio Estefan Photo VIDEO: Rita Moreno Appears On The Latinx House With Gloria & Emilio Estefan
by Stage Tube - Feb 2, 2021

With a storied career across stage and screen, Rita Moreno has received accolades ranging from the Presidential Medal of Freedom to the EGOT. And it is also her activism that makes her our icon ‒ on sexism, racism, and the most important social issues of our time.

VIDEO: On This Day, January 26- NYC Celebrates THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Day! Photo VIDEO: On This Day, January 26- NYC Celebrates THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Day!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2021

On this day in 2013, producer Cameron Mackintosh, original star Sarah Brightman, and director Hal Prince accepted a Proclamation from the city of New York naming January 26 The Phantom Of The Opera Day! 

Nicolas King to Release New Album Featuring Liza Minnelli, Tom Selleck, Norm Lewis an Photo Nicolas King to Release New Album Featuring Liza Minnelli, Tom Selleck, Norm Lewis and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2021

CLUB44 RECORDS is launching their relationship with acclaimed vocalist Nicolas King with the release of his new collection Act One: Celebrating 25 Years of Recordings, which will be available in streaming and digital formats on Friday, January 22.

BWW TV: Beth Leavel Salutes First White House Rescue Dog, Major Biden, With A Song Photo BWW TV: Beth Leavel Salutes First White House Rescue Dog, Major Biden, With A Song
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 12, 2021

Tony Award-winning actor Beth Leavel has teamed up with PETA to salute Major with an original show tune all about adoption and how to play safely with a rescued dog. President-Elect Biden famously had to wear a walking boot after tripping over Major.

The Wick Supper Club Announces Billy Stritch, Christine Pedi and More Photo The Wick Supper Club Announces Billy Stritch, Christine Pedi and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2021

World-renowned singers are coming to The Wick Theatre in Boca Raton to perform at the Wick Supper Club. Nicolas King, Billy Strich, Anthony Nunziata and Christine Pedi are kicking off the new year with spectacular dinner and show events.

Paul Gemignani Memoir to Be Released in Fall 2021 Photo Paul Gemignani Memoir to Be Released in Fall 2021
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2020

It has been announced that legendary music director, Paul Gemignani, will release a memoir, GEMIGNANI - Life and Lessons from Broadway and Beyond, in Fall 2021 from Applause Theatre and Cinema Books. The biography is written by Margaret Hall.

VIDEO: On This Day. December 17- Jason Robert Brown's PARADE Opens On Broadway Photo VIDEO: On This Day. December 17- Jason Robert Brown's PARADE Opens On Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2020

On this day in 1998, Jason Robert Brown's Parade opened on Broadway, in a production directed by Hal Prince.

Porchlight Shares Free And Premium Events In December Photo Porchlight Shares Free And Premium Events In December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2020

Tickets for each of the online events are available at PorchlightMusicTheatre.org. Links are available for viewing 72 hours after purchase.  Porchlight also announces the return of the popular series celebrating the 90th birthday of Stephen Sondheim, Sondheim@90 Roundtable with Michael Weber. The series returns Saturday, Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. CST with a discussion on Road Show with guests Deanna Dunagan, Chris Jones and Michael Mahler.

VIDEO: Glenn Close Talks Creating Characters in Quarantine on THE LATE SHOW WITH STEP Photo VIDEO: Glenn Close Talks Creating Characters in Quarantine on THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT
by Stage Tube - Nov 24, 2020

Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress Glenn Close has kept herself laughing during quarantine by dressing up as different characters, including a homegrown take on the villain Cruella de Vil. You can see Glenn Close in 'Hillbilly Elegy' on Netflix.

BWW Interview: John Bucchino of GRATEFUL 20TH ANNIVERSARY VIRTUAL CONCERT Photo BWW Interview: John Bucchino of GRATEFUL 20TH ANNIVERSARY VIRTUAL CONCERT
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 23, 2020

Twenty years later the songs of John Bucchino are still in demand. On December 15th fans all over the world will get to see why.

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