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BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: How Do You Write A Joe Schermann Song Official Trailer!
by Craig Brockman - Feb 3, 2012 is pleased to offer this exclusive sneak peek at the trailer for a new film by Gary King, 'How Do You Write A Joe Schermann Song' starring Christina Rose, Debbie Williams and Joe Schermann. Joe (Joe Schermann) dreams of hitting it big on Broadway. After landing an opportunity to write for an Off-Broadway musical, he is forced to cast either the love of his life Evey (Christina Rose) or his newly discovered muse Summer (Debbie Williams). The realities of show business prove to Joe that writing is easy, living is hard.

BWW TV: Susan Egan's 'Nina Doesn't Care' Goes Live!
by Craig Brockman - Nov 15, 2011

Susan Egan has a brand music video for her original song, 'Nina Doesn't Care.' BroadwayWorld posted an exlusive behind-the-scenes making of last week and now you can see the finished video!

BWW TV Exclusive: Behind the Scenes of Susan Egan's 'Nina Doesn't Care'
by Craig Brockman - Nov 11, 2011

Susan Egan has a brand music video coming out next week for her original song, 'Nina Doesn't Care,' and BroadwayWorld has an exclusive behind-the-scenes video of how Susan and crew put it all together -- complete with animated characters! The song is from her new album, 'The Secret of Happiness,' which is being released November 15th on LML Music. BroadwayWorld is very pleased to bring you this exclusive 'making-of' video, which features Susan Egan, Georgia Stitt (the album's producer and music director), Brian Haner who co-wrote 'Nina Doesn't Care', Susan Haner who produced the video, and Ken Duncan who led the animation for the video. Oh - and here's some inside info - though Susan's actual daughter Nina is now too old to play the baby in the video, she does make a cameo as herself (at age 4) in the final cut!

BWW TV: Marc Shaiman's Pick-a-Little, Post-a-Little/Good Morning, BroadwayWorld
by Craig Brockman - May 9, 2011

In May of 2004, BroadwayWorld presented its very first concert, STANDING OVATIONS. One of the highlights and also one of the most requested videos on the site has always been the opening - Marc Shaiman's 'Pick-a-Little, Post-a-Little/Good Morning, BroadwayWorld.' A lot has changed - and a lot is still the same on the BroadwayWorld message boards. So for those that have never seen this before, or for those ready to enjoy a bit of nostalgia, we invite you to click on the link below and enjoy this special BroadwayWorld Exclusive video memory!

BWW Listening Exclusive! Powers and Cavenaugh's I WANNA BE WITH YOU
by Craig Brockman - Apr 25, 2011

Set to be released this week, has this exclusive track 'I Wanna Be With You' from Husband and wife team, Jenny POwers and Matt Cavenaugh's debut album, 'GONNA MAKE YOU LOVE ME.' Click below to listen and buy the CD this week!

BWW TV: Part II of Your Backstage Ticket to CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Hosted By Kerry Butler
by Craig Brockman - Mar 7, 2011

BroadwayWorld and Tony Award Nominated star, Kerry Butler bring you behind the scenes of one of the most anticipated musicals of the season-CATCH ME IF YOU CAN. In this second episode, Kerry introduces you to some more of the cast...

BWW TV: Your Backstage Ticket to CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Hosted By Kerry Butler
by Craig Brockman - Feb 23, 2011

Without question, one of the most anticipated musicals of the season is CATCH ME IF YOU CAN. And BroadwayWorld is bringing you behind the scenes with your backstage ticket featuring a 'flip' series starring Tony Award Nominated star, Kerry Butler. In this first episode, Kerry introduces you to some of the cast...

STAGE TUBE: ET's First Look At Sherlock Holmes 2
by Craig Brockman - Jan 18, 2011

As per ETOnline, Sherlock Holmes 2 is once again directed by Guy Ritchie and will be in theaters Dec. 16. This time out, we find Robert Downey Jr. returning as Holmes and Jude Law returning as Watson in turn-of-the-century London and facing their toughest adversary, Professor Moriarty, played by Jared Harris. Swedish 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' star Noomi Rapace also joins the sleuthing pair for all the action as a mysterious femme fatale. Click to watch their behind the scenes video!

by Craig Brockman - Jan 17, 2011

Based on the acclaimed bestseller, WATER FOR ELEPHANTS presents an unexpected romance in a uniquely compelling setting. Veterinary school student Jacob meets and falls in love with Marlena, a star performer in a circus of a bygone era. They discover beauty amidst the world of the Big Top, and come together through their compassion for a special elephant. Against all odds -- including the wrath of Marlena's charismatic but dangerous husband, August -- Jacob and Marlena find lifelong love.

by Craig Brockman - Jan 17, 2011

Ray Bradstone (Paul "Triple H" Levesque) is "the best wheel man in the business" - the bank robbery business, that is. Just out of prison, he is determined to go straight and be the best parent he can be to his daughter, Sally (Ariel Winter), and make amends with his ex-wife, Lynne (Annabeth Gish). ??After trying everything he can do to re-connect with his family and struggling in vain to find honest work, his old bank-robbing crew, led by Phillip Larue (Kevin Corrigan), offers him one last job. He signs on as their getaway driver - only to change his mind at the last second. What prompts this change of heart is an opportunity: Sally is going on a class field trip to the New Orleans Natural History Museum and Ray has been asked to be the chaperone. It's his last chance to be the father he always wanted to be.?? Sally and her class are in for one of the craziest field trips ever.

by Craig Brockman - Jan 13, 2011

rom Prada to Nada is a modern twist on Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility, is a new romantic comedy starring Camilla Belle, Alexa Vega, Wilmer Valderrama, with Kuno Becker and Academy Award¬ģ nominee Adriana Barraza (Babel, Actress in a Supporting Role, 2006). It's a whimsical fish-out-of-water story of two spoiled sisters: Nora (Camilla Belle), a law student, and Mary (Alexa Vega), an undergrad party girl, living with their father in a luxurious mansion in Beverly Hills.

BWW TV: PAUL Movie Trailer
by Craig Brockman - Jan 13, 2011

Simon Pegg and Nick Frost (Hot Fuzz, Shaun of the Dead) reunite for the comedy adventure Paul as two sci-fi geeks whose pilgrimage takes them to America's UFO heartland. While there, they accidentally meet an alien who brings them on an insane road trip that alters their universe forever. For the past 60 years, an alien named Paul (Seth Rogen) has been hanging out at a top-secret military base. For reasons unknown, the space-traveling smart ass decides to escape the compound and hop on the first vehicle out of town-a rented RV containing Earthlings Graeme Willy (Pegg) and Clive Gollings (Frost). Chased by federal agents and the fanatical father of a young woman that they accidentally kidnap, Graeme and Clive hatch a fumbling escape plan to return Paul to his mother ship. And as two nerds struggle to help, one little green man might just take his fellow outcasts from misfits to intergalactic heroes. Paul is directed by Superbad's Greg Mottola, from a story by Pegg & Frost. Joining the comedy's cast are Jason Bateman, Kristen Wiig, Bill Hader, Blythe Danner, Joe Lo Truglio, John Carroll Lynch, David Koechner, Sigourney Weaver and Seth Rogan as Paul.

BWW TV FLASHBACK EXCLUSIVE: In The Heights Sitzprobe (Never Before Seen Footage!)
by Craig Brockman - Jan 9, 2011

After over 1200 performances on Broadway - the multi Tony Award-winning hit, In The Heights, closes this weekend. What better way to bid a fond adios to the beloved show than for BroadwayWorld to present this exclusive video flashback with never-before-seen footage of the sitzprobe (where the original cast and orchestra meet and perform for the first time). No fancy camera work and editing. Just pure raw talent doing what they love most.

BWW TV: ELF Shorts Part 4: Backstage with Matthew and Matthew
by Craig Brockman - Dec 29, 2010

Tis the season to find your 'inner elf' and BroadwayWorld is going to help! Continuing our special series 'Elf Shorts' we bring you backstage (again) with Matthew Gumley (Michael in the show) and Matthew Schechter (Michael Standby). Matthew^2 play a game of 5 questions backstage. Click below to watch this second of several backstage features brought to you by this dynamic duo!

by Robert Diamond - Dec 12, 2010

One of the most anticipated Broadway Musicals of the season, THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS, featuring the creative team including legendary musical theatre composer John Kander, Tony and Emmy-nominated book writer David Thompson, five-time Tony Award-winning director/choreographer Susan Stroman, and the acclaimed cast met the press in anticipation of their Broadway opening this fall. Broadway Beat and BroadwayWorld was on hand for this electric event and bring you musical highlights and interviews with the cast and creative team!

BWW TV Special: Elf Shorts Part III: Directing and Choreographing
by Craig Brockman - Dec 16, 2010

Tis the season to find your 'inner elf' and BroadwayWorld is going to help! For the next few weeks, we're presenting a special series featuring the cast and creative in a close up look at putting this 'magical' show together called 'Elf Shorts.' This third feature highlights multi Tony Award Nominee Casey Nicholaw who both directed and choreographed book writers, Tony the show! Click to learn more about taking this hilarious movie from the big screen to the Broadway stage!

BWW TV: Laura Benanti Talks Verge, Surgery, Gossip, Singing on Your Answering Machine and More!
by Craig Brockman - Dec 5, 2010

Critically Acclaimed and Tony Award winner, Laura Benanti is currently starring in WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN. BroadwayWorld sat down with Laura as she was getting ready for an evening performance to speak candidly about playing Candela, working with Barlett Sher, her back injury (and the gossip that followed), how to get her to sing on your answering machine, and more! Click now to watch this entertaining interview!

BWW TV: Black Swan Special Feature with Natalie Portman
by Craig Brockman - Dec 2, 2010

LACK SWAN follows the story of Nina (Natalie Portman), a ballerina in a New York City ballet company whose life, like all those in her profession, is completely consumed with dance. She lives with her retired ballerina mother Erica (Barbara Hershey) who zealously supports her daughter's professional ambition. Click below to watch an interview with Natalie Portman and clips from this highly anticipated and critically praised film.

BWW TV: Broadway Beat Opening Night of ELLING
by Craig Brockman - Nov 25, 2010

Brendan Fraser and Denis O'Hare star in ELLING on Broadway with Jennifer Coolidge in ELLING, new comedy from London, directed by Tony Award-winner Doug Hughes. ELLING began performances Tuesday, November 2, opened Sunday, November 21 on Broadway at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre 243 West 47th Street and will play a strictly limited engagement through March 20, 2011. Broadway Beat was on hand to bring you these interviews with the star-studded cast!

BWW TV: Broadway Beat Opening Night of A FREE MAN OF COLOR
by Craig Brockman - Nov 27, 2010

The Lincoln Center Theater production of John Guare's new play, A FREE MAN OF COLOR, directed by George C. Wolfe, opened on November 18 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater. The cast features Yao Ababio, Peter Bartlett, Nicole Beharie, Arnie Burton, Rosal Colón,Veanne Cox, Paul Dano, Sara Gettelfinger, Derric Harris, Justina Machado, Joseph Marcell, John McMartin, Nick Mennell, Mos, Teyonnah Parris, Postell Pringle, Esau Pritchett, Brian Reddy, Reg Rogers, Triney Sandoval, Robert Stanton, Wendy Rich Stetson, Jerome Stigler, Senfaub Stoney,David Emerson Toney and Jeffrey Wright. Broadway Beat was on hand to bring you interviews with the cast and creative!

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