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Viola Davis to Produce One-Hour Special EIF PRESENTS: XQ SUPER SCHOOL LIVEViola Davis to Produce One-Hour Special EIF PRESENTS: XQ SUPER SCHOOL LIVE
by TV News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Viola Davis and Julius Tennon will executive-produce EIF PRESENTS: XQ SUPER SCHOOL LIVEa special one-hour telecast event which will invite the public to help rethink the future of American high schools. (more...)

TERMS OF MY SURRENDER's Michael Moore Helming New Documentary on Donald TrumpTERMS OF MY SURRENDER's Michael Moore Helming New Documentary on Donald Trump
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Michael Moore, currently starring on Broadway in his one-man show THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER, has directed a new documentary on President Trump (more...)

Up on the Marquee: FROZENUp on the Marquee: FROZEN
by Walter McBride - Aug 18, 2017

Performances have begun for Frozen's pre-Broadway engagement at the Buell Theatre in the Denver Center for the Performing Arts and continue through October 1, 2017. For information on the Denver engagement visit DenverCenter.org. (more...)

Tony Winner Christian Borle to Direct POPCORN FALLS at Riverbank TheatreTony Winner Christian Borle to Direct POPCORN FALLS at Riverbank Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Broadway comes to Marine City in Popcorn Falls! Directed by two-time Tony Award winner Christian Borle and written by accomplished Broadway actor and playwright James Hindman. (more...)

Wallace Shawn to Guest on Star on Amazon's THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISELWallace Shawn to Guest on Star on Amazon's THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL
by TV News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Beloved film and television actor Wallace Shawn has signed on to for a guest-starring role in Amy Sherman-Palladino and Daniel Palladino's upcoming Amazon Original Series THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL. Shawn will play Herb Smith, a self-proclaimed comedy writer who 'shapes acts, writes jokes, and eats pastrami.' (more...)

Jason Biggs & More to Star in Freeform's First Original Christmas Movie ANGRY ANGELJason Biggs & More to Star in Freeform's First Original Christmas Movie ANGRY ANGEL
by TV News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Freeform, Disney's young adult television and streaming network, in association with Sony Pictures Television, announced today that it has started production on their first original Christmas movie, ANGRY ANGEL in Toronto. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief August 18th, 2017: 5 MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT Opens at MTC  and More!BWW Morning Brief August 18th, 2017: 5 MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT Opens at MTC and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Aug 18, 2017

Good morning and happy Friday, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: 5 MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT opens at MTC and more! (more...)

Stage & Screen Vet Alan Arkin Joins Disney's Live-Action DUMBOStage & Screen Vet Alan Arkin Joins Disney's Live-Action DUMBO
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Stage and screen veteran Alan Arkin has signed on for the live-action reimagining of Disney's 1941 animated classic 'Dumbo.' (more...)

Photo Coverage: Brandy Norwood Gets Ready to Take on Roxie Hart!Photo Coverage: Brandy Norwood Gets Ready to Take on Roxie Hart!
by Walter McBride - Aug 17, 2017

The name on everybody's lips is gonna be Brandy! Grammy Award-winner Brandy Norwood returns to Broadway in Chicago for a special 17-performance only engagement as 'Roxie Hart,' August 17 to 31, 2017 at the Ambassador Theatre (219 W. 49th St.). (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...)

Up on the Marquee: METEOR SHOWERUp on the Marquee: METEOR SHOWER
by Walter McBride - Aug 16, 2017

Steve Martin's new play METEOR SHOWER will be coming to Broadway's Booth Theatre this fall starring Emmy and Peabody Award-winning comedian Amy Schumer, Tony-winner Laura Benanti, another Emmy and Peabody Award-winner Keegan-Michael Key, and Alan Tudyk. (more...)

INDUSTRY: Theater Report- August 16th, 2017, GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER, Roundabout's Two New ShowsINDUSTRY: Theater Report- August 16th, 2017, GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER, Roundabout's Two New Shows
by Matt Tamanini - Aug 16, 2017

It has been a wild beginning to the week in terms of Broadway announcements, as not one, not two, but three shows announced main stem intentions for the next year. First, Monday brought a surprise Broadway announcement, as Ken Davenport and his fellow producers announced that the long-gestating original musical GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER will be coming to Broadway's Belasco Theatre beginning in July of 2018. (more...)

Clay Aiken Regrets Previous Defense of Donald Trump: 'I Am A F*****g Dumbass'Clay Aiken Regrets Previous Defense of Donald Trump: 'I Am A F*****g Dumbass'
by TV News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

AMERICAN IDOL runner up and former CELEBRITY APPRENTICE contestant Clay Aiken took to Twitter yesterday to apologize for his previous support of Donald Trump. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief August 16th, 2017: Live #Ham4Ham Returns for HAMILTON LA Opening and More!BWW Morning Brief August 16th, 2017: Live #Ham4Ham Returns for HAMILTON LA Opening and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Aug 16, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Lin-Manuel Miranda will be hosting a live #Ham4Ham in celebration of opening night of HAMILTON in LA and more! (more...)

MISS SAIGON's Eva Noblezada Signs on for SHOW/SWAP at The Green Room 42MISS SAIGON's Eva Noblezada Signs on for SHOW/SWAP at The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Eva Noblezada, Carol Angeli, Emily Bautista, Steel Burkhardt, Billy Bustamante, Graham Scott Flemming, Gaby Gamache, Dan Horn, Lina Lee, Dorcas Leung, Paul Miller, Robert ?P?endilla, Ariel Reid, Liana St. Ana, Kimmy Truong, Travis Ward-Osborne and Paige Williams have been added to the cast of the special evening SHOW/SWAP. (more...)

Tony Winner Blythe Danner Joins Cast of Showtime Limited Series PATRICK MELROSETony Winner Blythe Danner Joins Cast of Showtime Limited Series PATRICK MELROSE
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Blythe Danner has signed on to the cast of Showtime's upcoming limited series PATRICK MELROSE. The project, starring Benedict Cumberbatch in the titular role, is based on Edward St. Aubyn's Patrick Melrose series of semi-autobiographical novels (more...)

BWW Morning Brief August 15th, 2017: Lin-Manuel Miranda Visits the LATE LATE SHOW Tonight and More!BWW Morning Brief August 15th, 2017: Lin-Manuel Miranda Visits the LATE LATE SHOW Tonight and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Aug 15, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Lin-Manuel Miranda will be stopping by the LATE LATE SHOW tonight and more! (more...)

Michael Douglas, Alan Arkin to Star in New Netflix Comedy from Chuck LorreMichael Douglas, Alan Arkin to Star in New Netflix Comedy from Chuck Lorre
by TV News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Michael Douglas and Alan Arkin will team for a new Netflix comedy THE KOMINSKY METHOD from 'Big Bang Theory's Chuck Lorre. This marks Lorre's the second straight-to-series comedy at the streaming network. (more...)

Judy Collins, Betty Buckley, Ute Lemper, Nelli McKay and More Coming Up This Fall at Joe's PubJudy Collins, Betty Buckley, Ute Lemper, Nelli McKay and More Coming Up This Fall at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Joe's Pub is proud to announce the headlining runs of shows for its 2017 Fall Season, running September 6 to November 30! (more...)

Michael Moore 'Can't Put Into Words' His Favorite Part About Being on BroadwayMichael Moore 'Can't Put Into Words' His Favorite Part About Being on Broadway
by Danielle Ashley - Aug 14, 2017

This past week, Michael Moore's THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER officially opened on Broadway! BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there on opening night and caught up with the star and creator of the show, Michael Moore. (more...)

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