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Photo Flash: BMI Hosts Musical Theatre Workshop Showcase
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2011

Musical theatre enthusiasts eager for new offerings from bourgeoning songwriters were treated to a smorgasbord of songs at the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop biannual showcase, held November 3 at the Marjorie S Deane Little Theatre in New York. The showcase, presented in association with the Musical Mondays Theatre Lab, featured 14 new songs from a crop of lyricists and composers who are members of the Workshop, deemed 'the Harvard of musical theatre' by the New York Times. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Backstage with THE BOOK OF MORMON!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 8, 2011

The Book of Mormon features book, music and lyrics by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone. The production is choreographed by Casey Nicholaw and is directed by Nicholaw and Parker. The Book of Mormon plays on Broadway at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre (230 West 49th Street). In the video below, FOX5 goes backstage with the stars of the show. Click below to check it out! (more...)

Photo Flash: Salonga, Jacobs, Llana et al. in SUITES BY SONDHEIM
by Oliver Oliveros - Nov 8, 2011

Lea Salonga, Adam Jacobs, Ali Ewoldt, Jose Llana, and Angel Desai led a company of mostly Filipino-American Broadway actors in SUITES BY SONDHEIM, a tribute concert to American musical theater icon Stephen Sondheim, at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center last night. The Book of Mormon's co-book writer, co-composer, and co-lyricist Robert Lopez, who's part-Filipino, was also honoured with an Award of Excellence at the concert. (more...)

Stephen Costello Returns to Vienna State Opera for L'elisir
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2011

Following a highly successful run of performances in the Metropolitan Opera's season-opening production of Donizetti's Anna Bolena, Stephen Costello returns to the Vienna State Opera for a second consecutive season, singing the role of Nemorino in another (and far more light-hearted) Donizetti opera, L'elisir d'amore. (more...)

Review Roundup: GODSPELL Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 7, 2011

The 40th Anniversary production and first-ever Broadway revival of Stephen Schwartz's rock musical GODSPELL officially opened at the Circle in the Square Theater on November 7, 2011. Were the critics charmed? Let's find out! (more...)

BWW TV: A CHRISTMAS STORY On Tour - Performance Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 28, 2011

Want to see tour highlights from A CHRISTMAS STORY, The Musical? Click below for the show's official montage! (more...)

What's Playing on Broadway This Week: November 28 - December 4
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 28, 2011

Check to see what Broadway shows are playing on each night this week. Want to know what Broadway shows have Sunday evening performances? Which Broadway shows have Wednesday matinees? Just want a quick look at all Broadway show schedules for the week? We've got the answers! (more...)

Derek McLane, Kenneth Posner, et al. Join Design Team of THE BEST MAN
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2011

Jeffrey Richards and Jerry Frankel have just announced the design team for the upcoming Broadway revival of Gore Vidal's THE BEST MAN. Tony and Drama Desk Award winning scenic designer DEREK McLANE (33 Variations, Anything Goes), Tony and Drama Desk Award winning lighting designer KENNETH POSNER (The Coast of Utopia, Part 2 - Shipwreck) and five-time Tony Award nominated costume designer ANN ROTH (The Book of Mormon) will design the play about power, ambition, political secrets, ruthlessness and the race for the presidency. (more...)

Whoopi Goldberg to Host QUILT Benefit Tonight; Anthony Rapp, Nikki M. James, et al. to Perform
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2011

Created stitch by loving stitch, The AIDS Memorial Quilt remains an uplifting symbol of hope and a stirring memorial to lives cut short from the ongoing disease, which has become a major staple of our generation. On the heels of World AIDS Day, a new star-studded theatrical gala will commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the HIV/AIDS crisis, and the 25th Anniversary of The NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt. (more...)

Review - Blood and Gifts & Private Lives
by Ben Peltz - Nov 28, 2011

In The Book of Mormon, the young Ugandan ingénue sings of a fantasy world she imagines where all the warlords are friendly.  And while in J.T. Rogers' intriguing drama of 1980s American foreign policy, Blood and Gifts, Afghan warlord Abdullah Kahn isn't exactly depicted as a saint, the author paints him as a man deeply dedicated to his family and the culture of his people who, like a typical American father, has job-related headaches (trying to secure weapons to defend his soil against the Soviets) and can't understand the music his son listens to (Rod Stewart's 'Do Ya Think I'm Sexy' and Tina Turner's 'What's Love Got to Do with It').  As played by Bernard White, he is a humble and patriotic man of dignity. (more...)

Josh Gad Talks BOOK OF MORMON Movie, Working on a Broadway Smash Hit & More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2011

Is The Book of Mormon headed for the silver screen? 'I can tell you that it will most likely happen one day,' Josh Gad, currently starring in the hit show, told The Hollywood Reporter. (more...)

SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 11/25/2011
by BWW - Nov 25, 2011

BroadwayWorld.com's SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 11/25/2011. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Andrew Rannells, Ellen Barkin Appear on Bravo's WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 23, 2011

On the November 21st episode of WATCH WHAT HAPPENS on Bravo TV, The Book of Mormon's Tony Award nominee Andrew Rannells joined Tony and Emmy Award winner Ellen Barkin and the show's host Andy Cohen. (more...)

SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 11/23/2011
by BWW - Nov 23, 2011

BroadwayWorld.com's SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 11/23/2011. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - Josh Gad Guest Stars on Tonight's MODERN FAMILY on ABC
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 23, 2011

On tonight's episode of MODERN FAMILY on ABC entitled,'Punkin Chunkin', The Book of Mormon's Josh Gad guest stars as an old neighborhood kid who returns to town as a hugely successful internet billionaire and it gets Phil thinking of what could have been. (more...)

Craig Bierko, Beth Leavel, Sigourney Weaver Named Givenik Ambassadors
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2011

Givenik.com has introduced four more members of their Ambassador Program, it was announced by Jordan Roth, President of Jujamcyn Theaters. Sigourney Weaver joins in support of The Flea Theater, Craig Bierko and Beth Leaval (Standing On Ceremony) join in support of Freedom to Marry and BC/EFA, and Krista Buccellato (Peter Pan) joins in support of QSAC. (more...)

MORMON's Josh Gad To Appear On Modern Family Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2011

The Book of Mormon's Josh Gad will guest star in the next episode of 'Modern Family,' entitled 'Punkin Chunkin' and airing tonight, November 23 (9:00 PM ET) on the ABC Television Network. (more...)

Harry Connick Jr., Nick Jonas Set for BROADWAY TALKS Series
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2011

92nd Street Y has announced that Jordan Roth, President of Jujamcyn Theaters, continues the new season of his popular interview series, "Broadway Talks with Jordan Roth," with Harry Connick, Jr. (On a Clear Day You Can See Forever) on Tuesday, February 7th at 8:00 p.m. and Nick Jonas (How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying) on Sunday, March 4th at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are from $29 and are available at www.92Y.org/BroadwayTalks or by calling 212.415.5500. (more...)

COTTON CLUB PARADE Plays City Center 11/18-22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2011

Carla Cook, Brandon Victor Dixon, Jared Grimes and Adriane Lenox have been cast in Duke Ellington's Cotton Club Parade, opening November 18 at New York City Center. (more...)

SILENCE! The Musical Slashes Prices for Students
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2011

SILENCE! The Musical, the unauthorized parody of The Silence of the Lambs, with book by Hunter Bell ([title of show]), music & lyrics by Jon and Al Kaplan, and direction & choreography by Christopher Gattelli (Bat Boy, Altar Boyz, Newsies) is slashing prices for students. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 11/21
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 21, 2011

Welcome to the latest edition of our new WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS, part of our new Industry Insights section that will feature insider industry information, commentary and insights! (more...)

Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: November 21-27
by BWW - Nov 21, 2011

Looking to buy last minute tickets to a Broadway show? Don't know what to see? Trying to find a theater? Welcome to BroadwayWorld's feature: The Broadway Ticket Buying Guide. Inside, you will find weekly updates on full priced tickets, discounts, availability for the hottest productions, and locations for shows playing the Great White Way! Catch up on all the latest stats so that you can see your favorite productions at the best price! (And make it there on time). It's almost Thanksgiving, and with the arrival of the holiday season marks a particuarly show week on the Great White Way. While most travel home this week to visit friends and family, there's never been a better time to try for last minute tickets to a Broadway show! (more...)

Patina Miller, Megan Hilty, Nick Adam Join Broadway Boys For Holiday Toys
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2011

The Broadway Boys will once again host Broadway's favorite holiday party and concert with the 6th Annual BROADWAY SINGS FOR TOYS: A Bene?t for Toys for Tots, Monday, December 19th at 7pm. (more...)

Andrew Rannells Set for WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE Appearance Toinght
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2011

The Book of Mormon's Tony Award nominee Andrew Rannells will join Tony and Emmy Award winner Ellen Barkin and host Andy Cohen on tonight's edition of Bravo's "Watch What Happens: Live," Monday, November 21. "Watch What Happens: Live" airs on Bravo at 11:00 PM Eastern / 10:00 PM Central. (more...)

What's Playing on Broadway This Week: November 21-27
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 21, 2011

Check to see what Broadway shows are playing on each night this week. Want to know what Broadway shows have Sunday evening performances? Which Broadway shows have Wednesday matinees? Just want a quick look at all Broadway show schedules for the week? We've got the answers! Please note this week's special holiday performance schedule due to Thanksgiving Week. (more...)

EGO ACTUS Presents The New York City Icon Plays 11/6-19
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2011

Ego Actus is set to present The New York City Icon Plays, an evening of six short plays by six different authors that feature New York City as a background. (more...)

COTTON CLUB PARADE Plays City Center 11/18-22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2011

Carla Cook, Brandon Victor Dixon, Jared Grimes and Adriane Lenox have been cast in Duke Ellington's Cotton Club Parade, opening November 18 at New York City Center. (more...)

SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 11/18/2011
by BWW - Nov 18, 2011

BroadwayWorld.com's SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 11/18/2011. (more...)

New Year's Week Performance Schedule for Broadway Shows
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 18, 2011

Hard to believe but 2012 is almost here! Please take note of the special New Year's week (December 26, 2011 to January 1, 2012) playing schedule for Broadway shows. All information is subject to change without notice. Check with the box office or ticketing company for the most-up-to-date information. (more...)

MORMON's Josh Gad To Appear On Modern Family 11/23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2011

The Book of Mormon's Josh Gad will guest star in the next episode of 'Modern Family,' entitled 'Punkin Chunkin' and airing Wednesday, November 23 (9:00 PM ET) on the ABC Television Network. (more...)

Laura Osnes, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, et al. Featured on GEORGIA STITT Album; 11/29 Release
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2011

SH-K-BOOM RECORDS will release the new CD from GEORGIA STITT, the award winning and critically acclaimed composer and lyricist. My Lifelong Love features thirteen of Stitt's original songs performed by some of the entertainment industry's most exciting singers, including Jesse Tyler Ferguson (TV's 'Modern Family,' The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee), Anika Noni Rose (The Princess and the Frog, Dreamgirls, TV's 'The Good Wife'), Brian d'Arcy James (TV's 'Smash,' Shrek, Titanic), Susan Egan (Beauty And The Beast, Thoroughly Modern Millie), Shoshana Bean (Wicked, Hairspray), Heidi Blickenstaff ([title of show], The Addams Family), Laura Osnes (Anything Goes, Bonnie and Clyde), Christopher Jackson (In The Heights, TV's 'The Electric Company'), Michael Arden (Bare, Source Code), jazz duo Jessica Molaskey and John Pizzarelli, Kate Baldwin (Finian's Rainbow) and Michael McElroy (Rent, Broadway Inspirational Voices). The recording will be available on November 29, 2011. You can pre-order the album at http://sh-k-boom.com/georgiastitt.shtml. (more...)

NY City Center And Jazz At Lincoln Center Presents Cotton Club Parade
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2011

Carla Cook, Brandon Victor Dixon, Jared Grimes and Adriane Lenox have been cast in Duke Ellington's Cotton Club Parade, opening November 18 at New York City Center. (more...)

Ghostlight Records Releases Linda Lavin's New Album Possibilities 11/29
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2011

Ghostlight Records is releasing the debut album from Tony and Golden Globe Award-winning actress Linda Lavin, entitled 'Possibilities.' (more...)

Christmas Week Performance Schedule for Broadway Shows
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 16, 2011

With Christmas Week just around the corner, please take note of the special holiday playing schedule for Broadway shows. All information is subject to change without notice. Check with the box office or ticketing company for the most-up-to-date information. (more...)

Photo Flash: Laura Benanti, Joshua Henry, et al. at the 2011 Dramatists Guild Awards
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2011

On Monday night, the Dramatists Guild of America hosted its annual Awards Night at the Players Club in New York City. The ceremony was hosted by David Henry Hwang and recognized the works of Bruce Norris (Clybourne Park), John Kander, Fred Ebb and David Thompson (The Scottsboro Boys), Robert Lopez, Trey Parker and Matt Stone (The Book of Mormon), Christopher Durang and Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Paula Vogel. Check out photos from the event below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Only Make Believe 2011
by Linda Lenzi - Nov 15, 2011

Hosts Brooke Shields and Brad Oscar welcomed celebrities, Broadway greats, philanthropy influencers and the New York elite to celebrate the 12th Annual Make Believe on Broadway, on November 14 at the Shubert Theatre. The evening showcased Broadway and Hollywood's brightest stars as they united in a benefit performance on behalf of Only Make Believe, a non-profit that brings the magic of theater to children in hospitals and care facilities. (more...)

Save on Tickets to 2011 MAKE BELIEVE ON BROADWAY, with Brook Shields & Brad Oscar, 11/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2011

Hosts Brooke Shields and Brad Oscar will welcome celebrities, Broadway greats, philanthropy influencers and the New York elite to celebrate the 12th Annual Make Believe on Broadway, on November 14 at the Shubert Theatre. The evening will showcase Broadway and Hollywood's brightest stars as they unite in a benefit performance on behalf of Only Make Believe, a non-profit that brings the magic of theater to children in hospitals and care facilities. (more...)

Lauren Molina and Nick Cearley to Host MTWorks' UNDERWORLD V, 12/5
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2011

MAIEUTIC THEATER WORKS (MTWorks) is honored to have Captain Michael Ace and Captain Ann Genn of the New York City U.S. Army Medical Recruiting Company as their TALK-BACK Tuesday guests after the Tuesday, November 15th 7pm performance of Rich Rubin's COSTA REHAB, directed by Shelly Feldman at the Workshop Theater (312 West 36th Street, 4th Floor) running through Saturday, November 19. (more...)

Thanksgiving Week Performance Schedule for Broadway Shows
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 14, 2011

With Thanksgiving Week (November 21 to 27) almost upon us, please take note of the special holiday playing schedule for Broadway Shows. For changes to curtain times, performance dates and any cancellations, check out the information below. (more...)

Alex Brightman, Andrew Kober Set For CRAZYTOWN PRESENTS At Joe's Pub, 11/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2011

Joe's Pub will be home to Crazytown Presents, November 14th at 9:30 pm, an evening of musical theatre, monologues, stand-up comedy, performance art and more from the writers of Crazytown Blog, an 'artist's asylum,' interpreted and performed by some of the funniest actors from the worlds of Broadway and Improv. (more...)

NY City Center And Jazz At Lincoln Center Presents Cotton Club Parade
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2011

Carla Cook, Brandon Victor Dixon, Jared Grimes and Adriane Lenox have been cast in Duke Ellington's Cotton Club Parade, opening November 18 at New York City Center. (more...)

What's Playing on Broadway This Week: November 14-20
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 14, 2011

Check to see what Broadway shows are playing on each night this week. Want to know what Broadway shows have Sunday evening performances? Which Broadway shows have Wednesday matinees? Just want a quick look at all Broadway show schedules for the week? We've got the answers! (more...)

Kate Baldwin, Aaron Lazar to Lead Dallas Theatre Center's GIANT, 1/18-2/19
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2011

Dallas Theater Center announced today the cast and design team of Giant, a co-production with The Public Theater, which runs at the Wyly Theatre Jan. 18 - Feb. 19, 2012. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 11/14
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 14, 2011

Welcome to the latest edition of our new WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS, part of our new Industry Insights section that will feature insider industry information, commentary and insights! This week, Hugh Jackman, Back on Broadway broke The Broadhurst Theatre box office record for the second time last week with a gross of $1,247,650 for the week ending November 13, 2011. (more...)

Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: November 14-20
by BWW - Nov 14, 2011

Looking to buy last minute tickets to a Broadway show? Don't know what to see? Trying to find a theater? Welcome to BroadwayWorld's feature: The Broadway Ticket Buying Guide. Inside, you will find weekly updates on full priced tickets, discounts, availability for the hottest productions, and locations for shows playing the Great White Way! Catch up on all the latest stats so that you can see your favorite productions at the best price! (And make it there on time). Hurricane Irene might have slowed business last week on the Great White Way, but she is long gone, and the Theatre District is open for business yet again. Taking their very last bows next weekend are BABY IT'S YOU, CATCH ME IF YOU CAN, and MASTER CLASS. Don't forget to catch them before they close! (more...)

Photo Flash: A CHRISTMAS STORY Launches National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2011

On November 8th, A Christmas Story, The Musical! launched its National Tour at The Hershey Theatre in Hershey, PA. America's #1 Christmas movie comes to life on stage as hilarious holiday musical featuring a bright holiday score by composer/lyricist team Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, and a book by Joseph Robinette based on the writings of radio humorist Jean Shepherd and the 1983 holiday film favorite. Tony Award winner John Rando (Urinetown, The Wedding Singer) will direct the production with Warren Carlyle (Finian's Rainbow, Follies, An Evening With Hugh Jackman) choreographing. Peter Billingsley, who starred as Ralphie in the original 1983 film, serves as a producer for the holiday tour. (more...)

SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 11/11/2011
by BWW - Nov 11, 2011

BroadwayWorld.com's SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 11/11/2011. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Morning Star Productions Rocks with Hilarious Production of CANNIBAL! THE MUSICAL
by Chris Gibson - Nov 10, 2011

Before there was South Park, Team America, Orgazmo, or even The Book of Mormon, Trey Parker completed a film that's become a cult favorite; CANNIBAL! THE MUSICAL. This hilarious, low rent production, features all the elements that would crop up in the aforementioned works, combining gore, sophomoric humor and a knack for writing catchy little tunes that stick like glue in your memory. Happily, Morning Star Productions has decided to mount a live production, and it's every bit as funny as the original. This is a must-see event for audience members who have an offbeat sense of taste and humor. (more...)

Save on Tickets to 2011 MAKE BELIEVE ON BROADWAY, with Brooke Shields & Brad Oscar, 11/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2011

Hosts Brooke Shields and Brad Oscar will welcome celebrities, Broadway greats, philanthropy influencers and the New York elite to celebrate the 12th Annual Make Believe on Broadway, on November 14 at the Shubert Theatre. The evening will showcase Broadway and Hollywood's brightest stars as they unite in a benefit performance on behalf of Only Make Believe, a non-profit that brings the magic of theater to children in hospitals and care facilities. (more...)

Becoming @BroadwayGirlNYC... Again
by BroadwayGirl NYC - Nov 10, 2011

Have I been a bad BroadwayGirl? Before November 5, the last show I saw was Sister Act in September, which at the time was the last production I needed to see before I could celebrate the fact that I'd been to every single show on Broadway. (more...)

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