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by Ben Peltz - Nov 30, 2012
Yes, I'll say it.  The 1959 Broadway stage version of The Sound of Music is far superior to 1965 film adaptation.  Yeah, yeah, I know…  The Oscar-winning best picture has all that lovely Austrian and Bavarian scenery and those cute kids and, oh yeah, Julie Andrews as the young postulant, Maria, sent to serve as governess to the seven children of Naval Captain Georg Ludwig von Trapp.  But it also has a watered-down screenplay by Ernest Lehman that cuts two of the best songs in Rodgers and Hammerstein's score and eliminates one of the most interesting aspects of Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse's original book; the depiction of nice, likeable Austrians who, unaware of the full extent of Hitler's atrocities, argue against resistance of the German overthrow of their country.  The stage musical even includes an important scene, altered in the film, where a Nazi in uniform commits a selfless act of compassion that helps rescue the von Trapps.
by David Clarke - Nov 30, 2012
Every year, Santaland in Macy's at Herald Square in the heart of Manhattan attracts floods of people who are willing to wait an hour (or more) in line for a few brief moments with Santa Claus. People young and old dream of having a moment like little Virginia O'Hanlon or Susan Walker, finding out that possibly Santa does really exist. Not to dissuade and disillusion those believers, David Sedaris' THE SANTALAND DIARIES, adapted for stage by Joe Mantello, reveals the rabblerousing shenanigans that occur behind the scenes in Macy's annual holiday extravaganza.
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 30, 2012
Emmy-winner, Peewee Piemonte has signed on as Stunt Coordination for TNT's hit show, SouthLAnd's Season 5. Principle photography began this week. Piemonte won the Emmy for Outstanding Stunt Coordination for the popular series two years running (2011 & 2012) and is now setting his sights on a third.
by Oliver Oliveros - Nov 30, 2012
With permission of the author, Elton Lugay, "The Outstanding Filipino Americans in New York" founder, and The FilAm, a magazine for Filipino Americans in New York, correspondent, BroadwayWorld Philippines is reposting excerpts from the writer's article on Working Title/Cameron Mackintosh's upcoming motion picture adaptation of the smash mega-musical "Les Miserables," which opens in cinemas across North America on December 25, 2012, and in the Philippines on January 16, 2013.
by Michael Mulhern - Nov 30, 2012
We speak with the fabulously funny and energetic seller Dixie Longate about her long love affair with Tupperware, her tour and beginnings and what it takes to become the top seller in the world!
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 29, 2012
Television audiences know her for her diversity of characters. For soap opera enthusiasts, Dorothy Lyman* is remembered for her work as Opal Gardner on All My Children. For sitcom fans, her brassy southern belle persona, Naomi Harper kept Mama's Family audiences in stitches. Now, the twotime Emmy Award© winning actress makes her way back to her first love, the stage, as Violet Weston in the 2008 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning masterpiece August: Osage County November 29- December 9 at the Fletcher Opera Theater.
by Tyler Peterson - Nov 29, 2012
Sundance Institute announced today the films selected to screen in the 2013 Sundance Film Festival out-of-competition sections Spotlight, Park City at Midnight and New Frontier, as well as the installations and performances to be featured in the Festival's New Frontier venue. The Festival takes place January 17-27 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah.
by Ellen Dostal - Nov 29, 2012
How does a theater company that produces some of the best Horror productions in Los Angeles one day decide to present original children's shows? You might be surprised. Director and writer Denise Devin talks about the humble beginnings of the Limecat Family Theatre and gives us the scoop on their latest holiday production, THE TORTOISE AND THE HARE MAKE A HOLIDAY WISH, opening December 2nd.
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 29, 2012
AMERICAN IDOL Season 11 winner Phillip Phillip's debut album The World From The Side Of The Moon (19 Entertainment/Interscope Records) debuts at #4 on the Billboard Top 200 chart with 169,000 units sold as his hit single "Home" sees sales over 2.5 million making it the most successful coronation song of any American Idol winner.
by Jay Irwin - Nov 29, 2012
It's always a risk when a professional company such as the Rep dusts off an old chestnut such as "Inspecting Carol". I mean, it's kind of become a go to Christmas show for hundreds of regional theaters and might be a little dated. But I can understand why since it was created at the Rep back in 1991 by then Artistic Director Daniel Sullivan and the Seattle Repertory Theatre Resident Company. And while the remount this year definitely had some laughs, overall it felt clunky and filled with holes and didn't deliver the constant barrage of gut busters I was expecting.
by David Clarke - Nov 29, 2012
What started as friends having fun, singing around a piano, has blossomed into what promises to be a mirth filled and extraordinary production. Last night, I was invited to attend a rehearsal for The Country Playhouse's special holiday event YULETIDE CABARET. Walking into The Country Playhouse, the air was buzzing with holiday cheer and excitement. Even though it was just a rehearsal, the mood was set for a fantastic evening of holiday favorites, wondrous surprises, and delightful new Christmas themed songs.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2012
Touche's "Wild Horses" (Prefab Sprout Cover) MP3 just dropped w/ BrooklynVegan. Plus, Touche has announced its live shows in NYC and LA this winter!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2012
Dialogue with Three Chords presents "Lots" from playwright Sean Meehan as a benefit for the veteran-run charity On Behalf Of a Grateful Nation. Meehan has been a featured actor in previous Dialogue with Three Chords productions. The show also features live music tonight, November 29, 8pm, downstairs at Mr. Dennehy's pub on 63 Carmine Street in Manhattan. Admission is free with $3 suggested donation. All proceeds will benefit On Behalf of a Grateful Nation who raise money for veterans and their families in the New York and New England area.
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 29, 2012
Children's classic Kukla, Fran & Ollie, the live ad-libbed puppet show that also became a magnet for adults, debuted on NBC on November 29, 1948. The show aired weeknights at 7 p.m. ET/PT through 1952, and found new life on ABC from 1954-57. Below, check out the opening sequence from the show in later years!
by Movies News Desk - Nov 28, 2012
The Weinstein Company, Quentin Tarantino and Loma Vista Recordings today announced the release of QUENTIN TARANTINO'S DJANGO UNCHAINED ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK. DJANGO UNCHAINED marks the first time that Academy Award®-winning and Grammy® Award nominated director Quentin Tarantino has collaborated with artists to create original music for use in the film and original motion picture soundtrack. The soundtrack will be in stores and at all digital retailers on Tuesday, December 18th. The film release of DJANGO UNCHAINED will be on December 25, 2012 by The Weinstein Company in the U.S. and by Sony Pictures internationally.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2012
Salsero, Luis Damon will celebrate his video premiere 'Por Amor' at the Copacabana on Satuday December 1st. Doors will open at 10pm, Damon's live performance and video screening will take place at 12am. Copacabana will also be serving complimentary Remy Martin from 11pm - 1am. Come watch the premiere, sip on the (free) champagne cognac and dance the night away.
by Claire Hannum - Nov 28, 2012
This winter, beginning Dec. 7, HGTV is featuring six glamorous specials highlighting celebrities and their A-list dwellings, from mansions and luxurious movie set trailers to a famous 16th century castle in Great Britain and America's best-known home, the White House. HGTV decks the halls with Hollywood celebrities like Dancing with the Stars pro Cheryl Burke, and tours the places stars like Leonardo DiCaprio and Kellie Pickler call home when they are on the road and on set.
by Cole Snider - Nov 28, 2012
Billy Elliot the winner of 10 Tony Awards in 2009 has made its way to the Orpheum Theatre in Omaha. Knowing very little about this show, I was hesitant as to what I might think about it. I knew the general story behind the show and I knew that it had won several Tony Awards while on Broadway, I even lived in New York City the majority of its Broadway run, but never did I have any desire to see it. Boy was I wrong! Now that I have seen this wonderful show I am kicking myself for not having given it the chance in New York but at the same time I am happy to say that I can now check it off my list and I will forever remember this phenomenal cast and their performance.
by Guest Blogger: Molly Tynes - Nov 28, 2012
We have now been in Cambridge for a week and are in the full swing of "tech." I explained in my last blog that this is the part of the process when the show is moved out of the rehearsal room and onto the stage. As some may know, we begin at the top of the show and carefully move forward step by step and cue by cue setting lights and figuring out the logistics of the show. A lot goes into making a musical flow smoothly.
by Movies News Desk - Nov 28, 2012
The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Film Comment Selects announced AN EVENING WITH Christopher Nolan, tonight, November 28th at 7:00PM. The night will focus on the making of the DARK KNIGHT films and the many more facets of his remarkable career, featuring film clips and an extended conversation moderated by Film Comment contributing editor Scott Foundas. Tickets on sale now, visit!
by Review Roundups - Dec 6, 2012
Heather Headley and Lloyd Owen lead the cast in new musical The Bodyguard, directed by Thea Sharrock. Other cast members include Debbie Kurup, Mark Letheren, Ray Shell, Nicolas Colicos, Mark McKerracher, Sean Chapman, David Page and Oliver Le Sueur. They are joined by Luis Buddy, Caius Duncombe, Jayden Fowora Knight, Kwame Kandekore, Taylor Lockhart and Malakai Paul who will share the role of Fletcher, Rachel Marron's young son. Ensemble members are Nigel Barber, Jordan Darrell, Yasmin Harrison, Shanay Holmes, Holly James, Robert Jezek, Melissa Keyes, Gil Kolirin, Janet Kumah, Nick Maude, Richard Murphy, Gloria Onitiri, Ashley J Packer, Dharmesh Patel, Lucinda Shaw, Paul Smethurst, Charlotte Watts and James Wooldridge.
by Robert Diamond - Dec 5, 2012
Overall, Dan Auerbach (The Black Keys), FUN., Jay-Z, Mumford & Sons, Frank Ocean, and Kanye West top the nominations with six each; The Black Keys, Chick Corea, and Miguel each garner five nods; and producer Jeff Bhasker, mastering engineer Bob Ludwig and Nas are each up for four awards.
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 5, 2012
Nominations for the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards were announced tonight by The Recording Academy and reflected an eclectic mix of the best and brightest in music over the past year, as determined by the voting members of The Academy. Scroll below to see the nominees for Best Musical Theater Album!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2012
Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee, the premier youth development empowerment organization, announced the new addition of John D. Winnett as Chief Development & External Affairs Officer effective immediately.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2012
Legendary actor, producer and playwright Peggy Shaw triumphantly returns to the stage in the world premiere of Ruff. Presented by Performance Space 122 (PS122) and Dixon Place as part of PS122's eighth annual COIL festival, Ruff pays tribute to the host of crooners, lounge singers, movie stars, rock and roll bands and eccentric family members who have kept Shaw company, living inside her, for the past 68 years. Guided by longtime collaborator Lois Weaver, Shaw throws off the stigma of age and embraces the joy-and necessity-of creating new work, post-stroke, aided by new technology and even deeper courage. Shaw is the recipient of the 2011 Ethyl Eichelberger award.
by Kelsey Denette - Dec 5, 2012
In a unique series of six films debuting on PBS Friday, January 25 at 9 p.m. (check local listings), Shakespeare Uncovered will combine history, biography, iconic performances, new analysis, and the personal passions of its celebrated hosts - Ethan Hawke, Jeremy Irons, Derek Jacobi, Trevor Nunn, Joely Richardson, and David Tennant - to tell the stories behind the stories of Shakespeare's greatest plays.
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 5, 2012
ABC Music Lounge's "Nashville"-inspired docu-web series, "On the Record," is live at' with two new original songs to be featured in the December 5 episode
by Kelsey Denette - Dec 5, 2012
106.7 KBPI & Z2 Entertainment will present In Flames with Demon Hunter, All Shall Perish & Battlecross to the Boulder Theater on Sunday, February 10, 2013. Tickets will go on sale to the public on Friday, December 7th, 2012 at 10:00 am for $26 in advance & $29 day of show.
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 5, 2012
The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Dance Films Association today announced the lineup for the 41st edition of Dance on Camera. Taking place February 1-5, the dance-centric film festival returns to the Film Society for the 17th consecutive year with an exciting and diverse array of dance films, including several premieres.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2012
David Hutchinson and Phillip Rowntree on behalf of Sell A Door Theatre Company Ltd have announced SEUSSICAL, playing for 5 weeks only at The Arts Theatre this Christmas.
by TV News Desk - Dec 4, 2012
La-La Land Records proudly announces its forthcoming release of STAR TREK: THE ORIGINAL SERIES SOUNDTRACK COLLECTION, a limited edition 15-CD box set, showcasing all episode scores as heard in all three original seasons of the landmark sci-fi television series STAR TREK (1966-1969).
by Movies News Desk - Dec 4, 2012
Breaking Glass Pictures has announced today's December 4 DVD release of The Falls. Reminiscent of The Seminarian and Latter Days, The Falls is the story of two young Mormon men beginning to question just what it means to be faithful to God while being true to themselves. Ultimately, it illuminates one basic truth: that love is not a sin. Watch the trailer below!
by Tyler Peterson - Dec 4, 2012
Atlas Independent, the affiliate company of Charles Roven's Atlas Entertainment, and William Monahan's Henceforth Pictures have locked acclaimed actors Oscar Isaac (The Bourne Legacy) and Jason Clarke (Zero Dark Thirty) to star in the leading roles of Atlas Independent's fourth production, William Monahan's original thriller Mojave.
by Michael Mulhern - Dec 4, 2012
We speak with Denver Center veteran Kathleen McCall on her beginnings with the Denver Center Theatre Company, her long love affair with Shakespeare and of course her marriage.
by Kelsey Denette - Dec 4, 2012
Sundance Institute announced today the program of short films selected to screen at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, January 17-27 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah. The 2013 Short Film program is comprised of 65 short films selected from a record 8,102 submissions (427 more than for the 2012 Festival).
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2012
Chris Isaacson Presents brings you the perfect Holiday gift of the season, Upright Cabaret's A BROADWAY CHRISTMAS! Coming this Holiday Season, watch Stars and Snowflakes glitter together as Upright combines the best of Broadway with the carols of Christmastime. Cozy up next to your someone special, and be warmed not by an open fire but by yuletide joy and the sweet songs from your favorite musicals like Jersey Boys, Wicked, The Christmas Story, Billy Elliot, Dreamgirls - and more.
by Michelle Petrucci - Dec 3, 2012
In this retelling of Meredith Wilson's 'The Music Man,' with early 20th century Midwest slang and an almost too quick gift-wrapped resolution, director Mark Martino and choreographer Shea Sullivan were able to successfully breathe new life into a script and score that, especially for younger audiences, could so easily remain stale.
by Tyler Peterson - Dec 3, 2012
Marci Shimoff, best selling author and motivational speaker, appears on The SUZANNE Show this week to talk about her latest book, 'Love for No Reason,' and how the Zumba Gold program made its way into its inspiring chapters. Make sure to tune in to part six of this special series, Wednesday, December 5th, at 7:00 am (ET/PT) airing on Lifetime Television.
by Don Grigware - Dec 3, 2012
Actor Michael Weston, known to TV audiences for his roles on House, Scrubs and an amazing guest star turn as 'Jake' in Six Feet Under, co-stars with Robert Foxworth, Jeannie Berlin, JoBeth Williams and Robin Weigert in Jon Robin Baitz' Other Desert Cities now previewing and opening at the Mark Taper Forum December 9. Weston, who replaced initially cast Justin Long, recently took a break from rehearsals to sit down and talk about the play and his theatrical interests. Weston is the son of Tony winner John Rubinstein.
by Kelsey Denette - Dec 3, 2012
59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer) has announced the roster of shows for the Winter Season. All performances take place at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). Ticket prices and performance schedules vary. For tickets, call Ticket Central at 212-279-4200 or visit
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 3, 2012
Bachelor Nation was shocked when fan favorite Sean Lowe was left heartbroken on a beach in Curaçao earlier this year. Deeply in love, the handsome and sincere Texan envisioned starting a family with Emily Maynard.
by Chris Gibson - Dec 3, 2012
Before his untimely death in a plane crash in the mid-1980's, playwright Larry Shue had penned two community theatre staples, The Nerd and THE FOREIGNER. While I'm not a big fan of the former, the latter is a fast-paced farce brimming with humor that builds to a hilariously satisfying climax. The current production by the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis is nicely mounted and features a fine cast and direction that takes full advantage of the comic opportunities presented.
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 3, 2012
At a ceremony held in the East Room of the White House prior to the official presentation of this year's Kennedy Center honors, President Obama welcomed the guests and praised the recipients of this year's distinguished award.
by David Clarke - Dec 3, 2012
The night before Amy Fote and dancers of the Houston Ballet celebrated her impressive career in Houston with JUBILEE OF DANCE, the charming and convivial Amy Fote took a few minutes out of her busy schedule to talk with me. With her retirement from the company drawing near, we took the opportunity to talk about how she got involved in dance, her career, and what she plans to do next.
by Stephen Hanks - Dec 3, 2012
Although Ann Hampton Callaway has been performing as a nightclub nightingale for around 30 years, I feel like I've caught her act in the absolute prime of her career. Because while 54 Below may have opened it's glorious nightclub in June with Broadway musical legend Patti Lapone, and subsequently booked an All-Star team of women musical theater standouts such as Marin Mazzie, Rebecca Luker, Faith Prince, Sheri Rene Scott, Leslie Uggams, and even Ann's sister Liz Callaway, it's only fitting that a charismatic cabaret chanteuse and down-to-earth diva like Ann Hampton Callaway has become the quintessential Queen of 54 Below.
by Robert Diamond - Dec 2, 2012
Here's what President Obama had to say today at the Kennedy Center Honors Reception in the East Room. This years honorees are Dustin Hoffman, David Letterman, guitarist Buddy Guy, ballerina Natalia Makarova and British rockers Led Zeppelin.
by Tyler Peterson - Dec 2, 2012
The weekend after Thanksgiving is predictably slow for the movie business, with most people getting their flick-fix during the holiday break. This weekend wasn't much of an exception. THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN - PART 2 continued its reign at the top of the list for a third week, raising its domestic total to just over $254 million.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2012
Salsero Luis Damon will celebrate his video premiere 'Por Amor' at the Copacabana today, December 1st. Doors will open at 10pm, Damon's live performance and video screening will take place at 12am. Copacabana will also be serving complimentary Remy Martin from 11pm - 1am. Come watch the premiere, sip on the (free) champagne cognac and dance the night away.

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Kept has had 1 productions including Broadway which opened in 1926.