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What happens after Happily Ever After, after all? In Sondheim and Lapineís beloved musical retelling of the Grimm classics, a parade of familiar folktale figures find their way ďInto the WoodsĒ and try to get home before darkóunder the guidance of Mark Lamos, who dazzled us with A Little Night Music in 2008.

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Pasek and Paul's DOGFIGHT Opens in Australia Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2015

The Hayes Theatre Company announces Pasek and Paul's DOGFIGHT, opening tonight, May 1, through May 31. (more...)

VIDEO: Manic Street Preachers Perform 'A Design for Life' on CORDEN
by TV News Desk - May 1, 2015

On last night's Late Late Show on CBS, music guest Manic Street Preachers performed 'A Design for Life.' Check out the appearance below! (more...)

West End's AMERICAN IDIOT Taps X FACTOR's Amelia Lily to Lead Show
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2015

X Factor star, Amelia Lily (playing Whatshername), will star in Green Day's explosive, award-winning Broadway musical American Idiot, as it blasts into the UK for its West End premiere from the 17 July at The Arts Theatre, Leicester Square. Running until 27 September 2015, with press night on 22 July, American Idiot - The Musical features the music of Green Day with the lyrics of its lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong, and book by Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer. The musical is being directed and choreographed by Racky Plews, with sound by Chris Whybrow, design by Sara Perks and lighting by Tim Deiling. Further casting will be announced in due course. (more...)

VIDEO: JAMES CORDEN Takes Over a Shift at a Local Mattress Store!
by TV News Desk - May 1, 2015

On last night's LATE LATE SHOW, host James Corden took over the shift of a local mattress store employee who needed a break and got busy selling beds. (more...)

A Golden Night with the New York Pops: Gala Honoree Rob Marshall on Celebrating 'An Embarrassment of Riches' Alongside Family
by Tyler Peterson - May 1, 2015

By the numbers, Rob Marshall has found a fairly stable foothold atop the Broadway-turned-Hollywood helmer list. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 5/1; Media Theatre's HELLO DOLLY!, Cleveland Play House Wins a Tony & More!
by BWW Special Coverage - May 1, 2015

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Philadelphia, Birmingham, Cleveland, Ireland and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include Media Theatre's HELLO DOLLY!, Pittsburgh Public's OTHELLO, and the exciting news about the Cleveland Play House winning a Tony Award, just to name a few. (more...)

Nancy E. Carroll to Lead SpeakEasy Stage's New England Premiere of MOTHERS & SONS, Running 5/8-6/6
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2015

From May 8 to June 6, 2015, SpeakEasy Stage Company will present the New England Premiere of MOTHERS & SONS, a timely and touching new play about love, loss, and family, written by Terrence McNally.   (more...)

Leslie Uggams to Receive Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts Degree from UConn
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2015

Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress, singer, and recording artist Leslie Uggams will receive an Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Connecticut, Storrs on Saturday, May 9 during the school's 2015 commencement ceremonies. (more...)

VIDEO: Josh Groban Performs 'Anthem' on TONIGHT SHOW
by TV News Desk - Apr 30, 2015

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, music guest Josh Groban performed 'Anthem' from CHESS off his new album 'Stages.' (more...)

Scene Designer Douglas W. Schmidt Celebrates New Book at The Drama Book Shop Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2015

Broadway and regional scene designer Douglas W. Schmidt will be in New York City tonight, April 30, to celebrate the release of a new book on his work, The Designs of Douglas W. Schmidt, at The Drama Book Shop, 250 W. 40th St. (more...)

Landestheater Linz stellt die 2015/2016 Saison vor - 4 Musicalpremieren auf dem Spielplan!
by Iris Moebius - Apr 30, 2015

Das Landestheater Linz hat den Spielplan fur die Saison 2015/2016 vorgestellt. Das Programm umfasst neben der Wiederaufnahme des kurzlich angelaufenen 'The Who's Tommy', vier Musicalpremieren. Den Anfang macht im Oktober der Klassiker SINGIN' IN THE RAIN im Musiktheater Volksgarten, gefolgt von HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH im Blackbox Theater. Im neuen Jahr ist dann im Schauspielhaus Promenade zum ersten Mal in √Ėsterreich GRAND HOTEL zu erleben. Den Abschluss macht dann das Sondheim Erfolgsmusical Into the Woods - AB IN DEN WALD, das ab April im Musiktheater Volksgarten zu sehen sein wird. (more...)

Asolo Rep to Present KALEIDOSCOPE: HEART AND SOUL, 5/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2015

Asolo Rep's Education & Outreach department presents Kaleidoscope: Heart and Soul on Monday, May 18, 2015 at 6pm in the Mertz Theatre. This season's culminating performance of the award-winning Kaleidoscope program for people with disabilities will perform on the set of Asolo Rep's world premiere of Luck Be a Lady: The Iconic Music of Frank Loesser, which opens May 1, and runs through May 24. (more...)

VIDEO: JAMES CORDEN Wants to Plan Your Next Bar Mitzvah!
by TV News Desk - Apr 30, 2015

Who needs Nicki Minaj or Aerosmith at their Bar Mitzvah? On last night's LATE LATE SHOW, James announced #CordenMitzvah, a service that promises to make the greatest Bar Mitzvah of all times! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 4/30/15- INTO THE WOODS
by Stage Tube - Apr 30, 2015

Today in 2002, the first Broadway revival of Into the Woods opened at the Broadhurst Theatre, where it ran for 279 performances. Into the Woods is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine. It debuted in San Diego at the Old Globe Theatre in 1986, and premiered on Broadway in 1987. Into the Woods won several Tony Awards, including Best Score, Best Book, and Best Actress in a Musical (Joanna Gleason), in a year dominated by The Phantom of the Opera. The main characters are taken from the stories of Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, Rapunzel, and Cinderella, tied together by a more original story involving a baker and his wife and their quest to begin a family, most likely taken from the original story of Rapunzel by the Brothers Grimm. (more...)

Viola Davis, Tony Shalhoub to Star in James Lapine's CUSTODY
by Movies News Desk - Apr 30, 2015

Oscar nominee Viola Davis ('Doubt,' 'The Help'), Oscar nominee Catalina Sandino Moreno ('Maria Full of Grace'), Golden Globe nominee Hayden Panettiere ('Nashville') and Oscar winner Ellen Burstyn will star in Pulitzer Prize and multiple Tony winner James Lapine's latest feature film 'Custody,' (more...)

NY Public Library for the Performing Arts Curator Doug Reside on Shakespeare + Musical Theater
by NYPL for the Performing Arts - Apr 30, 2015 continues our exclusive content series, in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, which delves into the library's unparalleled archives, and resources. Below, check out a piece by Doug Reside (Lewis and Dorothy Cullman Curator for the Billy Rose Theatre Division) on Shakespeare + Musical Theater: (more...)

The Group Rep to Premiere LOVE AGAIN Musical This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2015

The Group Rep presents the world premiere musical Love Again, book by Doug Haverty, music by Adryan Russ, lyrics by Russ and Haverty, directed by Kay Cole, produced by Richard Alan Woody and Jon Cortez for The Group Rep, with musical direction by Richard Berent. (more...)

VIDEO: Anna Kendrick Leads Acappella Version of 'Cups' in New PITCH PERFECT 2 Clip
by Movies News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

Rebel Wilson and Anna Kendrick are featured in the new 'Campfire' clip from the highly anticipated musical comedy PITCH PERFECT 2 (more...)

BWW Interview: James Snyder talks about EVER AFTER and Birdland
by Joseph F. Panarello - Apr 29, 2015

James Snyder discusses his long run in IF/THEN, his upcoming role in EVER AFTER and his concert at Birdland (more...)

New National Tour of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, Directed by Jack O'Brien, to Launch This Fall; Initial Dates Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

A brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien, will tour North America beginning September 2015. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 4/29/2015 - Criss in HEDWIG, McDonald at Carnegie and More!
by Jessica Showers - Apr 29, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Broadway gets a new HEDWIG, Audra lights up Carnegie Hall and more! (more...)

Seacoast Rep to Stage INTO THE WOODS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

Award-winning director Bob Vernon returns to the stage in May after a four-year hiatus to lead the Seacoast Repertory Theatre's production of Into the Woods, the Stephen Sondheim musical that weaves well-loved Grimm's fairy tales into a provocative fantasy of dreams and their consequences. (more...)

Pacific Symphony Orchestra Releases Schedule of 2015-2016 Pops Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

Orange County, Calif.¬óApril 28, 2015¬óA gala season awaits as great stars in entertainment lead the way to celebrate Richard Kaufman's 25-year legacy as principal pops conductor of Pacific Symphony. While last season marked the occasion of Music Director Carl St.Clair's 25th anniversary, 2015-16 puts the spotlight on Kaufman, who has championed the lighter side of the Symphony, bringing countless memorable artists to the stage. What better way to celebrate than with some of the best songs and genres of our time delivered by mega-watt stars and backed by the lush, magnificent sounds of the full symphony orchestra? This special season includes major headliners and the return of Orange County favorites including trumpeter extraordinaire Chris Botti, Broadway diva Bernadette Peters, comedy legend Martin Short and Golden-Age champion Michael Feinstein. The amazing acrobats of Cirque de la Symphonie return for A Cirque Christmas, and Classical Mystery Tour delivers dozens of Beatles hits as they were originally recorded with orchestra. Also, Stewart Copeland, former drummer for The Police, joins the Symphony to perform his score to the 1925 silent film, ¬ďBen Hur.¬Ē (more...)

Betty Buckley Shares Candid Photos From Royal Albert Hall FOLLIES
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 29, 2015

Get a backstage look at the new star-studded UK FOLLIES! (more...)

VIDEO: Tituss Burgess & Anna Faris Visit CBS's JAMES CORDEN!
by TV News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

Anna Faris, star of CBS's MOM and Broadway's Tituss Burgess (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) stopped by last night's LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN. Check out all the clips from the appearance below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Josh Groban and Lena Hall Duet from PHANTOM!
by Stage Tube - Apr 29, 2015

Josh Groban is busy promoting his new album, titled 'Stages,' in New York City. Released yesterday, April 28th, via Reprise Records, the album is a collection of some of the greatest musical theater songs of all time, which Groban describes as 'gorgeously arranged songs that have stood the test of time,' and which he was drawn to because of their combination of 'incredible melody with an incredible story.' Below, watch as he stops by Columbus Circle to perform 'All I Ask of You' with Tony winner Lena Hall! (more...)

INTO THE WOODS Continues This Weekend at Coralville Center for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

Venture back Into the Woods as City Circle Acting Company of Coralville presents the Tony Award-winning musical classic by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine, now through May 3 at the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

VIDEO: Josh Groban Performs CHORUS LINE, 'Over the Rainbow' on GMA
by TV News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

Josh Groban stopped by this week's GMA to perform the Chorus Line ballad, 'What I Did for Love' and 'The Wizard of Oz' classic 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow' off his new album, 'Stages.' (more...)

Lauren Blumenfeld to Star in RICH GIRL at The Old Globe; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the West Coast premiere of an exciting new American play, Rich Girl, by acclaimed playwright Victoria Stewart, continuing the Globe's 80th Anniversary festivities as part of the Balboa Park Centennial Celebration. Rich Girl will be directed by James Vasquez (Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror Show), and will play May 23 - June 21, 2015, in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

This spring, Stoneham Theatre closes its 15th Mainstage season with the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical comedy How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. Performances run from May 14 - June 7, 2015. (more...)

London Philharmonic Hosts a Bevy of Stars in FOLLIES IN CONCERT Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

Jennifer Coolidge (American Pie, Legally Blonde, 2 Broke Girls), Alexander Hanson (Stephen Ward the Musical, Jesus Christ Superstar, A Little Night Music) and Stefanie Powers (Hart to Hart, The Girl From U.N.C.L.E) with Alistair Brammer (Miss Saigon, War Horse, LES MISERABLES) and Laura Pitt-Pulford (The Sound Of Music, Marry Me A Little, The Light Princess) join Christine Baranski (Into the Woods, The Good Wife, Mamma Mia), Anita Dobson (EastEnders, Chicago) Anita Harris (Carry On Doctor & Follow That Camel, Cats), Ruthie Henshall (original Roxy in Chicago, Les Misérables), Roy Hudd (Fagan in Oliver!, Coronation Street, Good Old Days) and Russell Watson (the UK's best selling classical artist ever; winner of four Classical BRIT awards), in Follies in Concert, with The City of London Philharmonic Orchestra, at the prestigious Royal Albert Hall. (more...)

Billy Magnussen & MacKenzie Mauzy Star In Spellbinding Shakespeare SONNET 108 Short Film
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 28, 2015

Into the Woods meets Shakespeare! (more...)

IF/THEN, BEAUTIFUL & More Set for SHN's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

SHN Chief Executive Officer Greg Holland announced in a letter to Members four additional musicals that are part of the 2015-2016 SHN Season.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: Sigourney Weaver, Rebecca Naomi Jones & More Turn Out for Signature Theatre's Annual Gala
by Jennifer Broski - Apr 28, 2015

On April 20, 2015, Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress Debra Monk joined Brynn O'Malley, Claybourne Elder and Donna Migliaccio to honor renowned Stephen Sondheim collaborator James Lapine (Sunday in the Park with George, Into the Woods, Passion). Check out photos from the evening below! (more...)

Christine Baranski, Ruthie Henshall, Betty Buckley and More Lead FOLLIES in Concert Tonight at Royal Albert Hall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

Betty Buckley, Lorna Luft, Charlotte Page, Peter Polycarpou, Amy Ellen Richardson and Jos Slovick complete the cast of Follies in Concert, with The City of London Philharmonic Orchestra, at the prestigious Royal Albert Hall, alongside ensemble members Sarah Bakker, CJ Field, Jennifer Davison, Emily Warner, Lucy James and Luke Fetherstone. (more...)

Ari Brand, Molly Ephraim and Raviv Ullman to Star in BAD JEWS at Geffen Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

Geffen Playhouse announces Ari Brand (Broadway The Neil Simon Plays; Off-Broadway My Name is Asher Lev), Molly Ephraim (ABC's Last Man Standing, Broadway Into the Woods, Fiddler on the Roof; film Paranormal Activity), Lili Fuller (Hulu's Complete Works) and Raviv Ullman (Off-Broadway Sticks and Bones, title character in Disney's Phil of the Future) as the cast for its West Coast premiere production of Bad Jews by Joshua Harmon, directed by Matt Shakman, who is the artistic director of the Black Dahlia Theatre, a Geffen playhouse alumni (Good People, Wait Until Dark) and a noted television director (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Mad Men). (more...)

VIDEO: The Ting Tings Perform 'Wrong Club' on JAMES CORDEN
by TV News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

The Ting Tings performed "Wrong Club" on THE LATE LATE SHOW with JAMES CORDEN which aired Monday, April 27 (12:37 - 1:37 AM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Check the appearance out below! (more...)

VIDEO: Gordon Ramsay Hosts 'Hell's Cafeteria' on JAMES CORDEN
by TV News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

On last night's LATE LATE SHOW guest Gordon Ramsay hosted 'Hell's Cafeteria' with guests Julie Chen and James Cordon. Watch the clip along with other clips from last night's show below! (more...)

Josh Groban's New Album STAGES Available Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

Multi-platinum recording artist Josh Groban releases his new album, entitled STAGES, today, April 28th, 2015, via Reprise Records. (more...)

The New York City Ballet Launches 2015 Spring Season Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

New York City Ballet will open its 2015 Spring Season tonight, April 28 with three programs of 12 landmark Black & White ballets by George Balanchine: Monumentum pro Gesualdo, Movements for Piano and Orchestra, Concerto Barocco, Episodes, The Four Temperaments, Apollo, Agon, Duo Concertant, Symphony in Three Movements, Square Dance, Le Tombeau de Couperin, and Stravinsky Violin Concerto. The ballets will be performed in 11 performances during the first two weeks. (more...)

Josh Groban's 'Stages' Hits No. 1 in UK!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2015 reports that Josh Groban's new album 'Stages' has debuted as the No. 1 album in the UK. (more...)

Betty Buckley Shares Backstage Shots From Rehearsals For Royal Albert Hall FOLLIES
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 27, 2015

Get a backstage look at rehearsals for the new star-studded UK FOLLIES! (more...)

MARY POPPINS, CRAZY FOR YOU & More Set for SCERA Shell's 31st Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2015

The SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre turns 31 years old this year and will celebrate with a 2015 summer season under the stars packed with concerts, musicals and outdoor movies. All performances will begin at 8 p.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Signature Theatre's 2015 Sondheim Award Gala, Honoring James Lapine
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2015

On April 20, 2015, Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress Debra Monk joined Brynn O'Malley, Claybourne Elder and Donna Migliaccio to honor renowned Stephen Sondheim collaborator James Lapine (Sunday in the Park with George, Into the Woods, Passion). Check out photos from the evening below! (more...)

Jennifer Coolidge and More Join FOLLIES in Concert at the Royal Albert Hall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2015

The Daily Mail writes that Jennifer Coolidge has signed on to play 'Hattie Walker' in FOLLIES in Concert at the Royal Albert Hall on April 28, 2015. Also joining the lineup are Stefanie Powers as 'Solange Lafitte', with Alistair Brammer, Alexander Hanson and Laura Pitt-Pulford. (more...)

Break Out the Pinot Noir - Tituss Burgess Among Winners of 2015 WEBBY AWARDS!
by TV News Desk - Apr 27, 2015

Break out the pinot noir! UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT's Ellie Kemper and Tituss Burgess are among the winners of the 19th annual Webby Awards! (more...)

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics - 4/25, Part 2 - SOMETHING ROTTEN!, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2015

BroadwayWorld collected as many of yesterday's evening Saturday Intermission Pics as we could to bring you Part 2 of our April 25 #SIP round-up! Check out Part 1 HERE. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Joshua Ellis Shares True Stories of a Broadway Press Agent in CALL MY PUBLICIST!
by Randy Rainbow - Apr 26, 2015

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Andrew Levine, Executive Director), as part of its acclaimed Developmental Readings Series, presented CALL MY PUBLICIST! - The Starry Education of a Broadway Press Agent, written and performed by Joshua Ellis. This premiere reading, directed by Gretchen Cryer was presented earlier this month at The York Theatre Company. BroadwayWorld brings you exclusive highlights from the special night below! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 4/26/2015
by BWW - Apr 26, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/26/2015 for Philadelphia (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 4/26/2015
by BWW - Apr 26, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/26/2015 for Dallas (more...)

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