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Parallel Exit Returns to the Joyce SoHo with I LOVE BOB, Now thru 7/29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2012

New York City's Drama Desk-nominated Parallel Exit returns to the Joyce SoHo for the third time, to present the world premiere of I LOVE BOB, an evening-length comic ballet, from tonight, July 20-July 29, 2012. (more...)

NYMF's PRISON DANCER Begins Performances Tonight, 7/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2012

THE NEW YORK MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL (NYMF) and PRISON DANCER LIVE, LLC. presents Romeo Candido and Carmen De Jesus' PRISON DANCER, music supervised by Alexander Rovang, and directed by Jenn Rapp. PRISON DANCER plays a limited engagement at Off-Broadway's Theatre at St. Clement's (423 West 46th Street, New York, NY 10036). Performances begin tonight, Jul 20th, 2012 at 8:00 pm and continue through Saturday, Jul 28th, 2012 at 9:00 pm. Press are invited Sunday, Jul 22nd, 2012 at 3:00 pm and any subsequent performance. (more...)

MARGARITA PRACATAN: STRANGER IN THE NIGHT Plays Laurie Beechman Theater Tonight, 7/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2012

With her thick accent and slippery grasp of the English language, campy Cuban chanteuse MARGARITA PRACATAN has been wowing audiences for decades with her devastating renditions of Broadway standards and pop favorites by the likes of ABBA, Boy George, and Britney Spears. (more...)

Parallel Exit Presents I LOVE BOB, Now thru 7/29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2012

New York City's Drama Desk-nominated Parallel Exit returns to the Joyce SoHo for the third time, to present the world premiere of I LOVE BOB, an evening-length comic ballet, from tonight, July 20-July 29, 2012. (more...)

Alec Mapa Premieres BABY DADDY at the Laurie Beechman Tonight, 7/19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2012

After several workshop productions and an LA Premiere, Alec Mapa (Desperate Housewives, Ugly Betty, The View, RuPaul's Drag Race, The Gossip Queens, Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure) will present the official New York Premiere of ALEC MAPA: BABY DADDY. It will be presented for a 2-week limited engagement opening tonight, July 19 at The Laurie Beechman Theater at West Bank Café. (more...)

NYMF Presents CENTRAL AVENUE BREAKDOWN, Now thru 7/22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2012

The 2012 New York Musical Theatre Festival presents Central Avenue Breakdown, an American musical with music and lyrics by Kevin Ray, book by Kevin Ray and Andrea Lepcio, additional story by Suellen Vance, and directed by Christopher Windom. Central Avenue Breakdown runs tonight, July 19th at 8:00pm, July 20th at 5:00pm and 9:00pm, July 21st at 1:00pm, July 22nd at 5:00 pm and 9:00pm at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 W. 42nd Street). (more...)

NYMF presents LIVING WITH HENRY, 7/23-29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2012

After several well-received Canadian productions, The New York Musical Theatre Festival will offer Christopher Wilson's LIVING WITH HENRY its US Premiere. Directed by Donna Marie Baratta, Henry will play from July 23- 29 at the The PTC Performance Space: 555 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at nymf.org or by calling (212) 352-3101. (more...)

Transport Group's SEE ROCK CITY & OTHER DESTINATIONS Receives Cast Recording, Featuring Donna Lynne Champlin, Jonathan Hammond and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2012

Transport Group Theatre Company, the winner of both a Special Drama Desk Award and Obie Award, has announced that that their award-winning 2010 production of See Rock City & Other Destinations will receive an original cast recording produced by Yellow Sound Label. The Drama Desk and Richard Rodgers Award-winning musical has music by Brad Alexander and book and lyrics by Adam Mathias. The show was directed by Transport Group Artistic Director Jack Cummings III. (more...)

LATE NIGHT WITH LUCY Moves to a Larger Venue for Stratford Shakespeare Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2012

Thanks to popular demand Lucy Peacock's Late Night with Lucy cabaret series is moving from her cozy "living room" at the Annex performance space to a bigger house at the Studio Theatre for its last two dates in August. (more...)

NATIONAL PASTIME Begins Off-Broadway, 8/8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2012

With baseball season in full swing, NATIONAL PASTIME, a new screwball musical comedy, will make its New York debut, beginning performances Off-Broadway on August 8, 2012 at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater at Playwrights Horizons in Manhattan (416 West 42nd Street). (more...)

MAKING OF COLE PORTERÂ'S NYMPH ERRANT Discussion to Features Robert Kimball, James Bassi, 7/19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2012

Prospect Theater Company will present an exclusive behind-the-scenes discussion as part of the New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) Hub's 'Coffee Break Talkback Series' entitled THE MAKING OF COLE PORTER'S NYMPH ERRANT on Thursday, July 19 at 3pm. The discussion, which is free to the public,will take place at the NYMF Hub on 42nd Street. (more...)

Kevin Kraft, Catherine LeFrere, Robert J. Townsend et al. Set for REALLY BAD THINGS at NYMF, 7/12-19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2012

Casting has been announced for the 2012 New York Musical Theatre Festival special event production of Really Bad Things, which will play the PTC Performance Space beginning July 12. (more...)

Meet POTTED POTTER's Daniel Clarkson and Jefferson Turner Live on Twitter, 7/19!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2012

Starvox Entertainment and Potted Productions have announced that Daniel Clarkson and Jefferson Turner, the creators and stars of Potted Potter: The Unauthorized Harry Experience - A Parody by Dan and Jeff, will chat with fans on Twitter Thursday July 19th from 2pm to 3pm, ET. Dan & Jeff will take over the @PottedPotter Twitter feed and do their very best to get your questions answered. (more...)

Castillo Theatre Announces Mario Fratti-Fred Newman Political Play Contest Winners
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2012

The Castillo Theatre is presenting four winning scripts from the 2012 Mario Fratti-Fred Newman Political Play Contest, selected from over 200 entries including submissions by playwrights from around the world. The plays are being directed by distinguished theatre professionals and will be presented on Mondays, August 6, 13, 20 and 27 at 7:00 p.m. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for July 18th, 2012
by Paul W. Thompson - Jul 18, 2012

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. Patti LuPone, composer tributes, new musicals in Chicago and New York, 'Beauty And The Beast' and 'The Jungle Book,' yet another 'Reefer Madness' and more.... (more...)

STAGE TUBE: More Highlights of BROADWAY UNDER THE STARS at Jack London State Park
by Stage Tube - Jul 18, 2012

Broadway leads Nicolas Dromard (Mary Poppins), Carrie Manolakos (Mamma Mia) and Leah Horowitz (Follies) have joined 15 other Broadway and Hollywood performers in helping to kick off the inaugural season of the Transcendence Theatre Company's Broadway Under The Stars in Jack London State Park concert series this summer in Sonoma, California. The concert is currently playing through September 1, and BroadwayWorld has a video of the highlights below. (more...)

Broadway Sessions to Feature NEWSical and More, 7/19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2012

The Laurie Beechman Theater will present a special edition of 'Broadway Sessions' with casts of Off Broadway shows, featured singers, and guest host Emily McNamara (My Big Gay Italian Wedding, The Awesome 80's Prom). (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Signature Theatre's HEARTLESS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2012

Signature Theatre presents the world premiere of HEARTLESS by Sam Shepard and directed by Daniel Aukin. All tickets for the initial run of the production are $25 as part of the Signature Ticket Initiative: A Generation of Access. The production runs August 7 through September 16, 2012 with an August 27 opening night in The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)

Sonnet Repertory Theatre Presents THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY, Beginning 8/9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2012

Sonnet Repertory Theatre celebrates a decade of producing classic theatre for the modern planet with a world-premiere adaptation of Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray, by Michael Raver, directed by Quin Gordon. The Picture of Dorian Gray will begin performances on Thursday, August 9, with an official opening slated for Friday, August 10, at The Studio Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center. (more...)

Semi-finalists Announced for 37th Annual Off-Off-Broadway Short Play Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2012

Samuel French Inc. Off-Off-Broadway Short Play Festival announces the 40 semi-finalists for its 37th annual season. Chosen from over nine hundred submissions by playwriting workshops, university theatre programs, and professional companies both in the U.S. and abroad, these 40 plays will be presented October 23rd-27th with finals on Sunday October 28th at the Beckett Theatre, Theatre Row (410 W. 42nd Street). Out of these plays, six finalists will be chosen by the Samuel French, Inc. editorial staff to receive publication and licensing contracts. (more...)

Liz Callaway Stars in SUNSET BOULEVARD, Opening at Pittsburgh CLO, July 24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2012

Audiences will be captivated by Andrew Lloyd Webber's fiery story of love, fame and Hollywood in Pittsburgh CLO's debut production of Sunset Boulevard, July 24-29 at the Benedum Center. Tony Award nominee Liz Callaway, critically-acclaimed star of Love Changes Everything, returns to the Pittsburgh CLO stage as eccentric Hollywood actress Norma Desmond. (more...)

Randolph Academy Presents HAIR, July 24-Aug 4
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2012

A group of young men and women take over a church while protesting their government's stand on foreign relations and the impact it is having on their lives. This situation could have been pulled from recent headlines covering the Occupy movement; it is instead the story of the Tribe from the American Tribal Love-Rock Musical: Hair. (more...)

Elton John Tribute Artist Craig A Meyer Plays Mable House Barnes Theater, 9/7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2012

Atlanta-based, nationally acclaimed Elton John tribute artist Craig A Meyer, returning home from a ten-month, nationwide tour in locales from Niagara Falls to Honolulu, announces his ultimate concert of the season, an end of summer blowout to be held September 7 at the Mable House Barnes Theater in Cobb County, where he resides. Tickets go on sale July 10, 2012, at www.ticketmaster.com. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Dromard, Manolakos and More in Transcendence's BROADWAY UNDER THE STARS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2012

Broadway leads Nicolas Dromard (Mary Poppins), Carrie Manolakos (Mamma Mia) and Leah Horowitz (Follies) have joined 15 other Broadway and Hollywood performers in helping to kick off the inaugural season of the Transcendence Theatre Company's Broadway Under The Stars in Jack London State Park concert series this summer in Sonoma, California, beginning July 14. Check out the production photos below! (more...)

Leon Addison Brown, Ritchie Coster to Lead Signature Theatre's THE TRAIN DRIVER
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2012

Signature Theatre has announced that casting is confirmed and tickets are now on sale for the New York premiere of THE TRAIN DRIVER written and directed by Athol Fugard. (more...)

CHINGLISH Receives West Coast Premiere at Berkeley Rep This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2012

The Tony Award-winning Berkeley Repertory Theatre kicks off its new season in August with the West Coast premiere of Chinglish. David Henry Hwang won three Obies and the Tony Award for Best Play with popular scripts like M. Butterfly and FOB. Now he's back with a canny comedy of cross-cultural errors. Two-time Obie-winner Leigh Silverman returns to the Roda Theatre to stage the play. (more...)

Douglas Hodge, Patrick Page, Clemence Poesy to Lead CYRANO DE BERGERAC Revival; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2012

Roundabout Theatre Company has just announce additional cast members joining Tony® Award winner Douglas Hodge as "Cyrano" in a new Broadway production of Cyrano de Bergerac. Clemence Poesy will make her Broadway debut as "Roxane" and Broadway veteran Patrick Page will play "Comte De Guiche". (more...)

Cape May Stage Presents Lee Roy Reams Tonight, 7/16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2012

Cape May Stage, South Jersey's premiere Equity theatre, is thrilled to welcome another Broadway legend into their ranks: Lee Roy Reams in Gotta Sing, Gotta Dance, tonight, July 16th. (more...)

John Michael Coppola Set for 4th Wall Theatre Fundraiser Tonight, 7/16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2012

4TH WALL THEATRE will host an end of season fundraiser entitled 'A JERSEY VOICE: Sinatra to Springsteen...and Everyone in Between" featuring John Michael Coppola, a former Bloomfield resident. The concert will be held tonight, July 16 at 7:30 pm, at the Westminster Arts Center on the campus of Bloomfield College in Bloomfield, NJ. The concert is the final fundraising event of 4th Wall's 15th anniversary season. (more...)

GODSPELL's Hannah Elless and More Set for NYMF's BABY CASE, Now thru 7/22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2012

Right from the Broadway production of Godspell, Hannah Elless joins the cast of Michael Ogborn's award winning musical Baby Case, playing the role of Adela St. John. Baby Case is directed by Jeremy Dobrish and produced by Charlie Fink, Michael Ogborn, Robert Soslow, Juliana Schauerman, Dorothy Flynn, Caroline Castagno, Glenn Gunderson, Kathy Lou Leone, Diane Santillo, and Anne Makara. Baby Case plays from tonight, July 16 - July 22, 2012, at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 W 42 St). Baby Case is presented by The New York Musical Theatre Festival. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Remembering Celeste Holm
by Walter McBride - Jul 16, 2012

Just yesterday BroadwayWorld reported that Broadway star and Academy Award winner Celeste Holm has died. She was 95. We pay tribute to Holm with photos from her career below. (more...)

Hudson Music Club Presents IN THE MOOD, 7/25-29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2012

The idea for IN THE MOOD - A Time to Remember came to Gail Marchand, President of the Hudson Music Club, while her family was listening to Big Band music one evening and her father began reminiscing about WWII and how met her mother. Marchand took the concept to James Milvain who agreed to write the script. With Jean-Claude Olivier's vintage set, the musical support of Sheila Engel Katz (Musical Director) and Philippe Gobeille (Staging & Direction), and a talented group of on-stage and backstage volunteers, a touching original story, brimming with 1940's melodies, comes to life at Hudson Village Theatre. (more...)

Bomb Scare at SPIDER-MAN Precedes Michelle Obama's Visit
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2012

The NY Daily News reports that a brief bomb scare occured at the Foxwoods Theatre on W 42nd Street in New York City yesterday, just minutes before First Lady Michelle Obama and her daughters Sasha, 11 and Malia, 14 arrived to attend the 3:00 pm matinee performance of SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK. (more...)

GAY CAMP Opens at HERE, 8/11
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2012

Comedic actors Christian Mansfield (Broadway Bares, National Tour of 42nd Street), Ken Urso, and Philip Mutz (also co-author) will star in the upcoming production of Gay Camp in this year's New York International Fringe Festival, running from August 11 - August 22. (more...)

Brian Stokes Mitchell, Josh Groban and More Receive 2012 National Arts Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2012

Americans for the Arts today announced the recipients of the 2012 National Arts Awards. This year's recipients are. (more...)

Justin Guarini, Mamie Parris to Lead JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT at the Muny
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2012

The Muny has announced today principal casting for the fifth show of its 94th season, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor® Dreamcoat (July 23-29), directed and choreographed by Lara Teeter. Joseph… is sponsored by Edward Jones. (more...)

MARGARITA PRACATAN: STRANGER IN THE NIGHT Plays Laurie Beechman Theater, 7/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2012

With her thick accent and slippery grasp of the English language, campy Cuban chanteuse MARGARITA PRACATAN has been wowing audiences for decades with her devastating renditions of Broadway standards and pop favorites by the likes of ABBA, Boy George, and Britney Spears. (more...)

JERSEY BOYS' John Michael Coppola Set for A JERSEY VOICE: SINATRA TO SPRINGSTEEN, 7/16 & 27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2012

Former Jersey Boys Chicago cast member, John Michael Coppola, will be "workin' his way back" to the New York tri-state area this July with his solo concert, A JERSEY VOICE: Sinatra to Springsteen...And Everyone In Between. Featuring song selections from the 1940s through present day, the set list includes songs made popular by such artists as Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Billy Joel, Bruce Springsteen and of course, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. (more...)

Hudson Village Theatre Presents IN THE MOOD Revue, July 25-29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2012

Hudson Music Club is celebrating its 60th Anniversary with the specially created 1940's musical revue IN THE MOOD: A Time to Remember for 6 shows ONLY from July 25th to the 29th. (more...)

David Glenn Armstrong Directs AFFAIR OF HONOUR and HUNGARIAN NIGHTS NYMF Readings, 7/15-17 & 24-26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2012

Acclaimed director David Glenn Armstrong will be helming two back-to-back readings featuring award-winning Broadway actors in the New York Musical Theatre Festival Developmental Reading Series presented upstairs at the 45thStreet Theatre this month, July 2012. (more...)

Lincoln Center Theatre to Open Claire Tow Theater with SLOWGIRL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2012

Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Andre Bishop, Artistic Director, and Bernard Gersten, Executive Producer) has announced that the Claire Tow Theater, its newest stage at Lincoln Center and the future home to its programming initiative LCT3, will open in June with the LCT3 world premiere production of SLOWGIRL, a new play by Greg Pierce. (more...)

Ray Chambers & Bob Sicular Set for San Jose Rep's BILL W. AND DR. BOB; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2012

A talented cast energizes the critically acclaimed play, Bill W. and Dr. Bob, by Samuel Shem and Janet Surrey, to close the highly successful 2011-2012 season for San Jose Rep. Directed by Richard Seer, the work is a quick-witted and honest docu-drama following two dynamic and dedicated men who, in the midst of their battle with acute and debilitating alcoholism, formed a formidable and historic alliance to help each other and others combat the same addiction. (more...)

HE'S NOT HIMSELF TO PLAY PTC Performance Space, 7/9-15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2012

The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) and Aron Lewis Productions present He's Not Himself a new musical comedy by Marc Silverberg. Michael Pantone directs a cast of five including Keith Panzarella, Marc Silverberg, Taylor Sorice, Dexter Thomas-Payne, and Carly Voight. Performances for He's Not Himself will be held at the PTC Performance Space, 555 West 42nd Street (bet. 10th & 11th Avenues) in NYC for six performances from Monday, July 9 through Monday, July 16, 2012. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Nicolas Dromard, Leah Horowitz and More in Video Teaser of BROADWAY UNDER THE STARS
by Stage Tube - Jul 13, 2012

Broadway stars Carrie Manolakos (Mamma Mia), Leah Horowitz (Follies) and Nicolas Dromard (Mary Poppins) will join 18 other Broadway performers in helping to kick off the inaugural season of the Transcendence Theatre Company's, "Broadway Under The Stars in Jack London State Park," this summer in Sonoma, California. (more...)

Photo Flash: Nicolas Dromard, Carrie Manolakos, Leah Horowitz & More Rehearse for DREAM THE IMPOSSIBLE DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2012

Broadway leads Nicolas Dromard (Mary Poppins), Carrie Manolakos (Mamma Mia) and Leah Horowitz (Follies) will join 15 other Broadway and Hollywood performers in helping to kick off the inaugural season of the Transcendence Theatre Company's Broadway Under The Stars in Jack London State Park concert series this summer in Sonoma, California tomorrow, July 14. Check out the stars in rehearsal in the photos below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Rehearsals of BROADWAY UNDER THE STARS
by Stage Tube - Jul 13, 2012

Broadway stars Carrie Manolakos (Mamma Mia), Leah Horowitz (Follies) and Nicolas Dromard (Mary Poppins) will join 18 other Broadway performers in helping to kick off the inaugural season of the Transcendence Theatre Company's, "Broadway Under The Stars in Jack London State Park," this summer in Sonoma, California, July 14-22, 2012. (more...)

Musical Momentum Presents TRUE COLORS 2.0 at Laurie Beechman, 7/29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2012

Musical Momentum, a very unique benefit concert series, will present its second event, True Colors 2.0: A Benefit/Fundraiser for the Trevor Project at the Laurie Beechman Theater in New York on Sunday, July 29th. (more...)

THE RIDE Celebrates 1,500th Performance, 8/31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2012

On Friday, August 31, 2012 at 8:30pm the phenomenon known as THE RIDE will roll out its 1,500th show. The event celebrates twenty-two months of sold-out, multi-million-dollar, state-of-the-art, electronically interactive tours of the Midtown Area of the Greatest City in the World. More than 68,000 people have supported the 4.2-mile journey that has been termed "a Passport to New York City." (more...)

Des Moines Community Playhouse Honors Playhouse Legends, 7/21
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2012

Join the Des Moines Community Playhouse in Honoring Playhouse Legends on Saturday, July 21. The event begins at 4:00 PM with a cocktails and hors d'oeuvres reception. The program follows at 4:30 PM. Tickets for Honoring Playhouse Legends are $25 per person and may be reserved online at dmplayhouse.com or by calling the Playhouse ticket office at 515-277-6261. (more...)

MAME & CAROUSEL Set for Goodspeed's 2012 Season!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2012

Two time Tony Award-winning Goodspeed Musicals, under the leadership of Executive Director Michael P. Price, announced the 2012 musical season at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. The 49th season includes three outstanding musicals that are sure to delight theatregoers: the bold and brassy Mame will run from April 20 - July 1; Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel will run from July 13 - September 23; and an exciting fall musical to be announced which will run from October 5 - December 9. (more...)

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