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Exclusive Podcast: BROADWAY'S BACKBONE with Felicia Finley
by Broadway's Backbone - May 9, 2017

In this episode: Felicia Finley, soon to be in The Muny's 'All Shook Up' was born in the Appalachian Mountains, raised in New Orleans, and simply tells it like it is. She started off in ballet, toured, was in the ensemble, was a swing, and then a stand-by and now cemented herself as a leading lady. It was Cy Colman who pushed her to embrace centerstage. Felicia is a woman that has the motto: know who you are, Be Yourself, and clip coupons along the way. (more...)

BWW Review: A KINKY Revolution in Richmond
by Jeremy Bustin - May 31, 2017

Winner of six Tony Awards, including Best Musical, KINKY BOOTS runs at the Altria Theater through Sunday, June 4. (more...)

As Spring Awakens, the Broadwaysted Podcast has a Beautiful Brain Freeze with Actor and Producer Evan Todd
by Broadwaysted - May 30, 2017

This week the entire Broadwaysted crew is feeling like a 'Natural Woman' because we're sitting down with one of the stars of BEAUTIFUL THE MUSICAL, Evan Todd! We're pouring out beer and vodka with Evan and his friend, comedy writer Jay, as Evan spills about his experiences as an actor and producer in NYC. (more...)

The Broadwaysted Podcast Welcomes Broadway Actress and Author Leslie Becker and Broadway Kids
by Broadwaysted - May 3, 2017

This week, the Bros of Broadwaysted are flying without Game Master Kimberly as we sit down with the talented and lovely Leslie Becker. We're drinking out of flasks and minibar bottles and snacking on Baked by Melissa cupcakes as we chat about Leslie's career onstage, in the recording studio, as a songwriter and a published author. (more...)

Comedy Central's Annual UP NEXT Stand-Up Showcase Set for This June
by TV News Desk - May 25, 2017

Comedy Central will present its annual stand-up showcase, Up Next, previously known as Comics To Watch, at Colossal Clusterfest, the brand new comedy and music festival experience created by Comedy Central and Superfly, the brains behind Bonnaroo, and Outside Lands co-producer Another Planet Entertainment. (more...)

BWW Interview: Brad Zimmerman of MY SON THE WAITER: A JEWISH TRAGEDY at 7 Stages Theatre
by Amy Zipperer - May 25, 2017

Brad Zimmerman is bringing his highly praised solo show My Son The Waiter:  A Jewish Tragedy to 7 Stages Theatre from May 18-June 18.  (more...)

Broadwaysted Podcast Takes a White Wine Induced Magic Carpet Ride with Telly Leung
by Broadwaysted - May 24, 2017

This week the Broadwaysted crew is dropping a sick beat and going a cappella with the amazingly talented #FriendOfTheShow Telly Leung! This week we're drinking beer and white wine while Telly spills about the incredible experience of IN TRANSIT, his favorite places to get Chinese Hot Pot, and the sexy secret shows between the FLOWER DRUM SONG and HAIRSPRAY dressing rooms. (more...)

Gettysburg College's Majestic Theater Joines Majestic-Lake Street Dive
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

Gettysburg College's Majestic Theater has won a coveted spot on Lake Street Dive's summer tour and will appear on the historic Majestic stage on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.  'Lake Street Dive is a multi-genre, jazzy-pop band from Boston who is one of THE hottest concert tickets with millennials,' observed Jeffrey Gabel, the founding executive director of the Majestic.  'If you can only attend one concert this year, this is the one not to miss.' (more...)

YPT Announces 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

Artistic Director Allen MacInnis and Executive Director Nancy J. Webster are thrilled to announce the 2017/18 Season at Young People's Theatre. It's a year dedicated to the theme 'finding yourself", with nine shows encompassing classics and cutting-edge work to help guide that journey. (more...)

BWW Review: Lots of Heart and Laughs at American Stage in the Park's HAIRSPRAY
by Peter Nason - May 2, 2017

Allyson Pace brilliantly inhabits the role of Tracy Turnblad in this sure-footed, fun, energetic production of the iconic musical. (more...)

Broadwaysted Podcast has Another Round with Broadway Records' Robbie Rozelle
by Broadwaysted - May 19, 2017

This week we're pouring out 'Another Round' with a close #FriendOfTheShow: Broadwaysted Buddy Robbie Rozelle! This week we're being fancy (not really) and drinking champagne (but really champagne, Bryan!) as we chat with Robbie about his upcoming solo cabaret debut at 54 Below. (more...)

Original Dodger Returns with First Single in 15 years
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

After the exciting announcement that the original duo behind Artful Dodger will be returning under their new moniker Original Dodger, Mark Hill and Pete Devereux have a wealth of music ready to be released. Out via One More Tune/Warner Music, their first comeback track 'Millionaire' sees Original Dodger collaborate with Daecolm, P Money and Davinche.  (more...)

The Broadwaysted Podcast Celebrates Mothers with a Little Help from Hannah Elless
by Broadwaysted - May 16, 2017

This week, 'Everything's Coming Up Rose...and Cabernet' as we toast our original fans: the #MomsOfTheShow. On this special Mother's Day episode we sit down with Jill Plofsky, Gail A. Cooper and, since she's in Florida, Jennifer Jaeger is being played by Broadwaysted Favorite Hannah Elless (#RecastWithHannahElless). We chat with our mothers about the naked scene in HAIR, their theatrical experiences that led them to expose us to theater at a young age, and their favorite experiences seeing us in shows.   (more...)

The Broadwaysted Podcast Gets 'Another Round' with the Cast of THE IMBIBLE
by Broadwaysted - May 12, 2017

This week the Broadwaysted Crew is pouring out 'Another Round' with the cast and creators of THE IMBIBLE playing now at New World Stages! We're drinking at Jasper's in Midtown and chatting about their unique show that is best described as a 'musical comedy TED Talks' experience--with lots of booze (right up our alley!) We all chat about the difference between bartenders and mixologists, tell our best bar jokes, and discuss THE IMBIBLE's journey from seminars to stage. (more...)

Michael & The Rockness Monsters to Play Hoboken Release Concert This Saturday
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Tomorrow, Saturday, May 13th, brings the long awaited Michael & The Rockness Monsters Funny Faces album release concert at the Mile Square Theater in Hoboken, NJ. (more...)

Paines Plough Announces Full Programme For ROUNDABOUT @ SUMMERHALL 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Co-Artistic Directors of Paines Plough James Grieve and George Perrin today revealed the full programme of new writing filling ROUNDABOUT @ SUMMERHALL, kicking off at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe before a UK tour in Autumn 2017. (more...)

The Broadwaysted Podcast Gets Silly at Sardi's with DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Mike Faist & Will Roland
by Broadwaysted - May 10, 2017

This week the Broadwaysted crew is thrilled to be chatting with DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Mike Faist and Will Roland! We're cozy in a corner booth in Sardi's and we're drinking...well, everything while we discuss Will and Mike's shared three-year journey with the show and Mike's reaction to finding out he was a Tony nominee! (more...)

Pasadena Symphony and POPS to Celebrate George Gershwin with MUSIC UNDER THE STARS
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

Stars of stage and screen will illuminate the night sky when the Pasadena Symphony and POPS presents its annual free Music Under the Stars concert on Saturday, June 3 at Pasadena City Hall's Centennial Square. (more...)

Ivoryton Playhouse Presents Children's Classic THE HUNDRED DRESSES
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

The Hundred Dresses remains as relevant for children today as it was when it was written in 1944. The timeless story by Connecticut author Eleanor Estes, about a young immigrant who gets bullied at school, comes to the stage at the Ivoryton Playhouse on April 8 at 2 p.m. (more...)

BWW Review: ALADDIN DUAL LANGUAGE EDITION Brings the Audience to a Whole New World at Durango High School
by Teresa Rodrick - Mar 7, 2017

Aladdin, performed by Durango High School under direction from the theatre arts department head Tobias Torres, was shown this last weekend. I have been wondering about this particular production since it is the dual language version, how that would be accomplished in a similar time frame as a single language show. I rearranged my schedule so that I could make it on closing night since it was only a one week production. (more...)

Broadwaysted Podcast Gets Swept Up with Original Newsie, Brendon Stimson
by Broadwaysted - Mar 7, 2017

Extra, Extra--this week, the Broadwaysted crew sits down with our favorite broom lover, Broadway's Brendon Stimson! We're pouring out varietals of whiskey and gIn as Brendon tells us about the beginning of his romance with the broom as 'Sweeps' in NEWSIES. (more...)

BWW Interview: Peeling back Tentacles with THE LITTLE MERMAID's Jennifer Allen
by Kimberly Moy - Mar 6, 2017

This week Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID sails into the Dr. Phillips Center as The 5th Avenue Theatre, based out of Seattle, brings the show to life. I had a chance to chat with Jennifer Allen who plays the best Disney villain, Ursula. (more...)

Michael & The Rockness Monsters to Perform at Union County's Family PRIDE CommUNITY Picnic
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has announced children's music band Michael & The Rockness Monsters will perform at the Family PRIDE CommUNITY Picnic on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at Rahway River Park. (more...)

BWW Interview: Zonya Love - From Bessie to Celie to Effie
by Natalie de la Garza - Mar 29, 2017

The much-beloved musical DREAMGIRLS, which delves into the backstage drama of fictional girl group The Dreams, is coming to the Hobby, with Zonya Love tackling the role of Effie White, this April. (more...)

Broadwaysted Podcast Welcomes DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Emmy-Winner Michael Park
by Broadwaysted - Mar 28, 2017

Yo. Sup? Oh you know, just chilling while Game Master Kimberly is off on her honeymoon.  This week, it's a Broadwaysted Bro-isode with DEAR EVAN HANSEN'S Michael Park. The boys are cracking some brews while Michael talks about his experience with PHANTOM (no not the one you're thinking) and Kevin and Bryan talk about their Bro-date to see PHANTOM OF THE OPERA on Broadway for the first time (yes, that one). (more...)

Wanna Get Broadwaysted with Krysta Rodriguez? Watch Live at Podfest!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Ready to get Broadwaysted? On April 9 (1pm), NYC Podfest will welcome Broadwaystead for a live show at The Bell House (149, 7th Street, Brooklyn), featuring Krysta Rodriguez (Spring Awakening, The Addams Family, Smash). Click here for tickets! (more...)

Scoop: NCIS: NEW ORLEANS on CBS - Tuesday, April 18, 2017
by TV Scoop - Mar 27, 2017

Get all the scoop on NCIS: NEW ORLEANS, airing on CBS on Tuesday, April 18, 2017! (more...)

Broadwaysted Celebrates the Game Master's Wedding with Betrothed Broadway Stars Whitney Bashor & Jared Zirilli
by Broadwaysted - Mar 26, 2017

It's finally here, folks. Game Master Kimberly's wedding to #EnemyoftheShow Jay Schmidt (yes, we now have our own red-headed Kimmy Schmidt!) was yesterday! To celebrate the upcoming special day, the Broadwaysted Crew is chatting bout love with talented real-life Broadway couple Whitney Bashor and Jared Zirilli. It's an open bar for this 'Wedding' themed episode as Whitney dishes about her experience with THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY and Jared talks touring with WICKED and WE WILL ROCK YOU. (more...)

Daye Jack Releases 'No Data' via Warner Bros Records
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Born in Nigeria, raised in the burbs of Atlanta, inspired by his old man and Steve Jobs to program computers, and downright deadly on the microphone, rapper, singer, and artist Daye Jack really made the most of his first 21 years. (more...)

Broadwaysted Podcast Cozies Up to the Legendary Tony-Winner, Michael Cerveris
by Broadwaysted - Mar 21, 2017

This week's episode of Broadwaysted is 'not too bad, if I say so myself,' because we're sitting down with two-time Tony winner Michael Cerveris! Tucked away in a cozy booth at NYC's Peter McManus Cafe we drink a few (too many) rounds of cocktails (and quite a few shots) as Michael spills about his dual reality as actor and musician. (more...)

Broadwaysted Podcast Has 'Another Round' to Discuss BANDSTAND
by Broadwaysted - Mar 17, 2017

This week is the first episode of Another Round with Broadwaysted, a new series of special mini episodes that will be released on random Fridays and feature one, two, or all three members of the Broadwaysted Crew discussing something we simply couldn't wait until next episode to share with you!  This week, the men that put the 'Bro' in Broadwaysted--Kevin & Bryan--line up shots of tequila and talk about the highlights of the recent Press Sneak Peek of BANDSTAND.  (more...)

Broadwaysted Podcast Gets Five Cents of Advice from 'Little Known Facts' Host Ilana Levine
by Broadwaysted - Mar 14, 2017

'The Doctor is In' this week as we get Broadwaysted with actress and podcast buddy Ilana Levine! The crew is pouring out cider and red wine as we discuss our favorite kinds of apples and how cute it would be if a shark gave you a hickey. Ilana spills about her amazing experience with YOU'RE A GOOD MAN CHARLIE BROWN and the different ways she and her fellow cast members warmed up. (more...)

Broadwaysted Podcast Welcomes Lilli Cooper All the Way from a Pineapple Under the Sea
by Broadwaysted - Feb 28, 2017

This week the Broadwaysted Crew is so excited to sit down and pour out some laughs with Broadway's Lilli Cooper! We're mixing mezcal with club soda and lime while Lilli spills about her experience performing in THE WILDERNESS, her 'Bikini Bottom Days' in THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL, and her epic journey with WICKED- including the time she went on for Elphaba in the middle of the show! (more...)

Broadwaysted Podcast Celebrates 'St. Patti's Day' with PATTI ISSUES's Ben Rimalower and Stage & Screen Star Patti Murin
by Broadwaysted - Apr 4, 2017

This week's episode is full of wild ideas that are all Patti-pending that we came up with while getting Broadwaysted with writer, director, producer, and performer Ben Rimalower. Kimberly's still on her honeymoon, so the Boys of Broadwaysted are joined by guest co-host Patti Murin as we pour out a few rounds (and a few candy flights) and discuss Ben's solo plays PATTI ISSUES and BAD WITH MONEY.  (more...)

B2X Expands Partnership with Nubia to Deliver End-to-End Customer Care in North America
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017


The Broadwaysted Podcast Welcomes CHURCH & STATE and Broadway Bound Kids
by Broadwaysted - Apr 30, 2017

Did you pray for another Broadwaysted episode this week? Did I just 'state' the obvious? Well, your prayers are answered: we're pouring 'Another Round' with CHURCH & STATE's star Rob Nagle and Playwright Jason Odell Williams! We're drinking cider and chatting about the hilarious new play CHURCH & STATE playing now at New World Stages and their road from the West Coast to Off-Broadway. We reflect on the career of M. Night Shyamalan, talk about why we love real Southern women, and Game Master Kimberly introduces a new game, 'Lights of Broadway Show Cards Debate.' We also discover that Jason has a killer British accent and yes, we even get a little real when discussing the core issues of CHURCH & STATE. We had a blast having 'Another Round' with Jason and Rob, so y'all should grab tickets to see CHURCH & STATE at New World Stages! (more...)

BWW Review: World Premiere of GIRL SHAKES LOOSE Triumphs at Penumbra Theatre
by Karen Bovard - Apr 26, 2017

This fresh new musical is a terrific addition to the American musical canon, a show a lot of us have been waiting for. It's a rare thing: the main character is a young African-American woman struggling to find her way in present day USA. Without oversimplifying her struggles with love, sexuality, and work, it takes us all along on her search for self. Tuneful, funny, and soulful, GIRL SHAKES LOOSE is decidedly contemporary and honors the great Sonia Sanchez, a shining light of the Black Arts Movement. (more...)

Broadwaysted Podcast Welcomes COME FROM AWAY's Caesar Samayoa
by Broadwaysted - Apr 25, 2017

This week we are officially branding ourselves as islanders because we're kissing the cod with COME FROM AWAY star Caesar Samayoa! We're pouring out gin & tonic and wine and discussing Caesar's epic journey with COME FROM AWAY from Seattle to DC, Toronto, and NYC (and an ice rink in Gander!) (more...)

Former Software Executive Leaves Career to Become Fantasy Author
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017


'Life is Good' Partners With World Champion Gymnast Aly Raisman to Launch New T-Shirt Collection
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Positive lifestyle brand Life is Good has joined forces with World Champion Gymnast Aly Raisman to launch a new collection aimed at empowering women of all ages by celebrating courage, authenticity, kindness and unwavering optimism. These new T-shirts are available today at (more...)

Podcast: 'Broadwaysted' Welcomes the Fabulous Cast of CAGNEY
by Broadwaysted - Apr 23, 2017

It's time for Another Round of Broadwaysted and this week the whole gang is hanging out with some of the talented cast members of CAGNEY THE MUSICAL! On this episode, we' pour out wine and gather around the mics with Jeremy Benton, Bruce Sabath, Josh Walden, and Ellen Zolezzi and discuss the musical that has kept them all tapping and singing Off-Broadway for over a year! (more...)

Podcast: 'Broadwaysted' Goes Live for Episode No. 50 with the Sassy & Inspiring Krysta Rodriguez
by Broadwaysted - Apr 18, 2017

This week the Broadwaysted Crew is celebrating a major milestone in style! For our 50th episode, we recorded Live as the headliners of an event at NYC Podfest at The Bell House in Brooklyn! Joining us for this special episode (besides an audience of #FansOfTheShow) is star of Broadway and Television, Krysta Rodriguez. (more...)

Scoop: NCIS: NEW ORLEANS on CBS - Today, April 18, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Get all the scoop on NCIS: NEW ORLEANS, airing on CBS today, April 18, 2017! (more...)

by TV News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

New York City-based Mark Normand is one of the fastest-rising comedians in the comedy world right now. His own highly anticipated one-hour stand-up special AMY SCHUMER PRESENTS MARK NORMAND: DON'T Be Yourself premieres Friday, May 12 at Midnight ET/PT on Comedy Central. (more...)

Grammy Winner Le'Andria Introduces New Song and Video 'Bigger Than Me'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

GRAMMY® and Stellar Award-winning artist Le'Andria introduces a dose of joyful sunshine with the release of the uplifting new single “Bigger Than Me”, available at digital providers now and at radio beginning April 17th. (more...)

Spout Poised to Succeed Yik Yak
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017


Podcast: Dreams Really Do Come True as 'National Treasure' Carmen Cusack Visits Broadwaysted
by Broadwaysted - Apr 11, 2017

Since our first episode, she's been the topic of fanatical discussion and the voice that covers our curse words--so it's no wonder we're beyond excited to sit down with BRIGHT STAR star and #NationalTreasure Carmen Cusack! (more...)

John Frieda' Hair Care & iHeartMedia Tap Platinum-selling Country Artist Cam To Be The Newest Statement-making Star To Join The Your Hair Talks, Make A Statement Campaig
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017


BWW Review: 46 BEACON, Trafalgar Studios
by Cindy Marcolina - Apr 11, 2017

Bill Rosenfield premieres his play 46 Beacon in the United Kingdom with director Alexander Lass at the helm. His tale of identity, pride, and becoming is warm and viciously funny at Trafalgar Studios. (more...)

Nicky Kassapian Say to BE YOURSELF
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Nicky Kassapian's 'Be Yourself' (published by Balboa Press AU) is about stepping up and taking responsibility for everything that is showing up in one's life. It shares the author's personal journey, which helps readers see the possibilities and how to achieve it. (more...)

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