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by Don Grigware - Sep 8, 2015
Welcome to My World, starring Sami Staitman, is the first ever one-girl musical written for and about a fourteen-year-old. The musical will have its world premiere September 10 and continue through September 27, 2015 at the Grove Theatre in Burbank, CA. The Disney Channel's Corey Fogelmanis ("Farkle" on Girl Meets World), who appears as a Special Guest on the show's upcoming Kritzerland Records' CD Cast recording, will be on hand opening weekend for a private Meet & Greet with fans who have donated to the production. The show is created and directed by prolific Bruce Kimmel, surely no stranger to LA theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2015
Ocean State Theatre Company (OSTC), the not-for-profit professional theatre company, which will be opening its fourth season in its state-of-the-art theatre in Warwick later this month, along with the legendary comedy club, Catch A Rising Star, are proud to announce the appearance of the celebrated American singer and stage actor, Michael Amante at Ocean State Theatre for one performance only on Sunday, October 11 at 7:30pm.
by Michael Sterling - Sep 22, 2015
Following a critically acclaimed world premiere opening September 12th at Burbank, California's Grove Theatre Center, Welcome to My World starring Sami Staitman has been extended through October 4th at the Grove Theatre in Burbank, CA. BroadwayWorld TV's own Michael Sterling was on hand for the opening to talk to the young Ms. Staitman; close friend and Disney Channel series star Corey Fogelmanis (Girl Meets World); and the show's Grammy Nominated Producer/Director/Writer/Composer Bruce Kimmel. The first ever one-girl musical written for and about a fourteen-year-old, has also just completed recording sessions for the Kritzerland Records release of the show which will feature all 14 songs from the score, plus a bonus track of 'Everything is Going to be Alright' recorded by Fogelmanis who, during opening weekend, was on hand for a private Meet & Greet with fans who supported the production.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2015
Broadway, regional and Las Vegas star, Andrea Bell Wolff, reprises her smashing show, 'Bad Girls Do Cry,' at Don't Tell Mama on October 8th at 7pm. The music and comedy performance - conceived and written by Andrea Bell Wolff and Barry Levitt and featuring a diminutive performer with giant-size talent - is dedicated to the sounds of 1960s girl groups. Musical Director Barry Levitt, leading a quintet as well as additional singers Carolee Goodgold and Deb Lyons, will accompany Ms. Bell Wolff in a string of hits. Dennis Deal directs the show. 'Bad Girls Do Cry' will play one show Oct. 8th at 7pm at Don't Tell Mama, 343 W 46th St, NYC between 8th and 9th Avenues. Reservations are ESSENTIAL. There is a $20 cover plus a 2-drink minimum. CASH ONLY. Call 212-757-0788 after 4 p.m. to reserve or visit: http://tinyurl.com/onjcr35
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2015
After extended, completely SOLD-OUT performances of  'Martin Preston as 'LIBERACE', Jimmy Ferraro's STUDIO THEATRE, 5732 Main Street, New Port Richey, FL presents Studio SONGBOOK', starring Susan Falcone, Michael D'Aquino, and Scott Greenberg of 'Cover to Cover', in a nostalgic musical journey through the decades, celebrating 'the Music of Our Lives.' in alimited THREE performance engagement this weekend, September 11th, 12th, and 13th, 2015
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2015
Welcome to My World, starring Sami Staitman, is the first ever one-girl musical written for and about a fourteen-year-old. The musical will have its world premiere tonight, September 10, and continue through September 27, 2015 at the Grove Theatre in Burbank, CA. The official Press and Gala opening will be September 12th at 8pm.
by Jeffrey Ellis - Nov 6, 2015
Leading the cast are three stage veterans who have been delighting local audiences for years: Debbie Kraski, Dietz Osborne and Layne Sasser, three names that are sure to attract the attention of theater-goers in the Nashville area. They agreed to take on our Friday Five questions in anticipation of tonight's opening, giving answers we feel certain will encourage you to go see them in their latest onstage adventure.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2015
New Yorkers will be dancing in the streets this December when Broadway, regional and Las Vegas star, Andrea Bell Wolff, reprises her smashing show "Bad Girls Do Cry," conceived and written by Andrea Bell Wolff and Barry Levitt, at Iridium on Dec. 22. The music and comedy performance featuring the diminutive performer with giant-size talent is dedicated to the sounds of 1960s girl groups. Musical Director Barry Levitt, leading a quintet as well as additional singers Carolee Goodgold and Deb Lyons, will accompany Andrea in a string of hits. Dennis Deal directs the show.  "Bad Girls Do Cry" will play one show Dec. 22nd at 8:30pm at Iridium, 1650 Broadway in Manhattan (51st Street). Reservations are essential. Call (212) 582-2121 or reserve online at: http://theiridium.com/events/andrea-bell-wolff/. There is a $30 cover charge and a $15 drink or food minimum per person. 
by TV News Desk - May 8, 2015
According to People, stage and screen star Jesse Tyler Ferguson has enlisted ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK stars Lea DeLaria (Big Boo), Uzo Aduba (Crazy Eyes) and Kate Mulgrew (Red) to design bow ties for his latest collection.
by Pati Buehler - May 20, 2015
Philly Pops playing Queen, the Stones, The Who, KISS?! Are we in the right place? We sure are!
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016
What starts out as a simple toothache evolves into a dizzying chain of events as a group of disparate people, played by a cast of five who assume many roles indiscriminate of age, gender, and race, struggle to make connections in an increasingly isolated world. At the center of the story is a Thai/Chinese/Vietnamese restaurant, The Golden Dragon, where a young Chinese man suffering from an oversensitive incisor sparks a whacked and weird series of interconnected stories. A delicious mixture of epic theatre, bizarre comedy, poetry, and fable combine to create this fabulous pho.
by Stage Tube - May 2, 2015
Goodspeed Musicals kicks off its 2015 season at theGoodspeed Opera House with the Broadway classic Guys and Dolls. Roll the dice on this winning musical comedy running April 10 - June 20 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn.  Check out a first look at highlights below!
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2015
Goodspeed Musicals kicks off its 2015 season at theGoodspeed Opera House with the Broadway classic Guys and Dolls. Roll the dice on this winning musical comedy running April 10 - June 20 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Check out a first look at highlights below!
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2015
Goodspeed Musicals kicks off its 2015 season at theGoodspeed Opera House with the Broadway classic Guys and Dolls. Roll the dice on this winning musical comedy running April 10 - June 20 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Check out a first look at the opening night below!
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2015
The American musical sensation, Grease, will send audiences cruisin' through the days of pajama parties, sock hops, and drive-ins with an exuberant cast of Seattle's freshest faces and favorite performers at The 5th Avenue Theatre this summer.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016
Feinstein's/54 Below, comedian Jamie Pierce hosts Theatrical Hysterics, an evening of stand-up comedy at Feinstein's/54 Below tonight, March 9th, at 9:45pm, featuring very special guests Jim David, Rick Crom and Kevin Meaney.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2015
The Theatre @ Boston Court presents My Barking Dog, by Eric Coble, directed by Michael Michetti. Opening night is Saturday, April 25, 2015 on the Main Stage at Boston Court Performing Arts Center, 70 North Mentor Avenue.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016
TUTS Underground presents the world premiere of THE SWEET POTATO QUEENS, beginning tonight, March 17, in Houston.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015
Discover the story of Toulouse-Lautrec, the man whose art evoked the spirit of a changing society. Experience the vibrant nightlife of turn-of-the-20th century Paris and meet the characters who inspired Toulouse-Lautrec's most provocative and unforgettable paintings.  My Paris will run July 23 through August 16 at the Norma Terris Theatre in Chester, Conn.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015
This July and August, 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visit www.54Below.com.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2015
?New Yorkers will be dancing in the streets this summer when Broadway, regional and Las Vegas star, Andrea Bell Wolff, brings her show "Bad Girls Do Cry" to Iridium on August 30th at 7pm. The music and comedy performance featuring the diminutive performer with giant-size talent is dedicated to the sounds of 1960s girl groups. 
by Jessica Showers - Jun 16, 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: THE TEMPEST, with Jesse Tyler Ferguson and more, opens tonight at the Delacorte!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015
My Monkey Productions and Scott E. Lambert are thrilled to announce the winning team behind the World Premiere Musical 'ADAM & EVE and STEVE: The Musical', at NoHo Arts Center. Set to have their official opening on July 10th, 2015. (Tickets go on sale after June 13th.)
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2015
The American musical sensation, Grease, will send audiences cruisin' through the days of pajama parties, sock hops, and drive-ins with an exuberant cast of Seattle's freshest faces and favorite performers at The 5th Avenue Theatre this summer.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2015
This week at 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2015
Craving a show after the show?  54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, is expanding its popular late-night series with fresh faces and hot new performances to keep the party buzzing into the wee hours. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. 54 BELOW welcomes you to loosen your tie and embrace the night at its upcoming event: 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2015
Please mark your calendars for the next Steps Beyond's Artists Talk: 'Hear It From The Pros,' a discussion on working in the business of Broadway with three stars who have enjoyed successful and long-term careers. DONNA McKECHNIE, GROVER DALE, and RANDY SKINNER will share fascinating stories and information about their years on Broadway, TV, film, and cabaret, discussing how to thrive, survive, and stay relevant in a competitive and ever-changing business. The artists will also take questions, and a reception will follow. Today January 24, 7 PM, at Steps on Broadway, 2121 Broadway.
by Something New with Joel B. New - Jan 19, 2015
In Episode 305, award-winning musical theatre writer Joel B. New sat down with Bill Coyne, an actor, singer, and the creator of MuseMatch, a concert series that pairs artists for a 'blind date' to create, bold new work for the benefit of charities.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2016
Musical Theatre West's (MTW) Reiner Staged Reading Series (RRS) returns this season with an outstanding lineup of classic and forgotten Broadway gems, beginning with Pal Joey on Sunday, January 24, 7pm at the University Theatre at California State University, Long Beach (off 7th Street between East and West Campus Drive, Parking Lot 7).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016
TUTS Underground just announced the full cast for the world premiere of THE SWEET POTATO QUEENS, beginning next month in Houston.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2015
Goodspeed Musicals kicks off its 2015 season at the Goodspeed Opera House with the Broadway classic Guys and Dolls. Roll the dice on this winning musical comedy running April 10 - June 20 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2016
Feinstein's/54 Below, comedian Jamie Pierce hosts Theatrical Hysterics, an evening of stand-up comedy at Feinstein's/54 Below on March 9th at 9:45pm, featuring very special guests Jim David, Rick Crom and Kevin Meaney.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2015
In a thrilling rock retrospective, the highly acclaimed Rock Tenors Micah Wilshire, Rob Evan, and Shem von Schroeck join forces with The Philly POPS for Legends of Rock on Friday, May 15 through Sunday, May 17.
by Jessica Khan - Feb 2, 2016
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: Two shows begin off-Broadway, THE PERFECT MURDER heads across the UK and more!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2015
The critically acclaimed New York, Off-Broadway hit musical Inside Out will celebrate its 20-year anniversary at the Grove Theatre Center in Burbank, CA February 12th - March 22nd, it was announced today by Kritzerland Entertainment and PlayWorks Music. Veteran TV/Film/Theatre/Actor/ Author/Performer/Playwright and CEO of Kritzerland Records Bruce Kimmel has been set to direct the musical by Doug Haverty (book and lyrics) and Adryan Russ (lyrics and music). An all-star female ensemble/cast of six features Sandy Bainum, Cynthia Ferrer, Stephanie Fredricks, Dana Meller, Leslie Stevens and Adrienne Visnic. Preview performances are February 12th and 13th with the show's official opening scheduled for February 14th.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2015
The critically acclaimed New York, Off-Broadway hit musical Inside Out will celebrate its 20-year anniversary at the Grove Theatre Center in Burbank, CA tonight, February 12th - March 22nd, it was announced by Kritzerland Entertainment and PlayWorks Music.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2015
Musical Theatre West's (MTW) Reiner Staged Reading Series returns in 2016 with four one-night only performances of classic and forgotten Broadway gems, including Pal Joey (January 24, 2016); On the Twentieth Century (May 16, 2016); Donnybrook! (June 12, 2016); and Li'l Abner (August 28, 2016).  All performances take place at the University Theatre at California State University, Long Beach (off 7th Street between East and West Campus Drive, Parking Lot 7). 
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2015
New Yorkers will be dancing in the streets this December when Broadway, regional and Las Vegas star, Andrea Bell Wolff, reprises her smashing show 'Bad Girls Do Cry,' conceived and written by Andrea Bell Wolff and Barry Levitt, at Iridium tonight, Dec. 22.
by Jessica Khan - Dec 14, 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: Lois Smith leads MARJORIE PRIME, opening tonight off-Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2015
Schimmel Center at Pace University is proud to announce the 2015 | 2016 season at The Schimmel Center at Pace University, located at 3 Spruce Street between Park Row and Gold Street in downtown Manhattan, adjacent to City Hall and the Brooklyn Bridge.  Schimmel Center is a world-class performing arts and culture series with an emphasis on showcasing the globe's greatest talents in the areas of theatre, music, cabaret, dance, film and family entertainment. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015
After extended, completely SOLD-OUT performances of  "Martin Preston as "LIBERACE"", Jimmy Ferraro's STUDIO THEATRE, 5732 Main Street, New Port Richey, FL presents Studio SONGBOOK", starring Susan Falcone, Michael D'Aquino, and Scott Greenberg of "Cover to Cover"", in a nostalgic musical journey through the decades, celebrating "the Music of Our Lives." in alimited THREE performance engagement  September 11th, 12th, and 13th, 2015
by Michael Dale - Aug 24, 2015
Broadway and ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK star chats with StyleLikeU about body acceptance.
by Jessica Khan - Aug 12, 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: Ease on down the road to Central Park for a WIZ reunion!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2015
Welcome to My World, starring Sami Staitman, is the first ever one-girl musical written for and about a fourteen-year-old. The musical will have its world premiere September 10 and continue through September 27, 2015 at the Grove Theatre in Burbank, CA. The official Press and Gala opening will be September 12th at 8pm.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2016
Road warriors and loyal patrons of Cracker Barrel Retail Stores in almost every state in America have a refreshing new beverage option for quenching their thirst: citrus-flavored Kickapoo Joy Juice in 12-ounce glass bottles. The signature sparkling beverage will be available for purchase at all 635 Cracker Barrel Old Country Stores in 42 states through a recently sealed sales and distribution agreement with Atlanta-based Monarch Beverages.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015
Goodspeed Musicals kicks off its 2015 season at the Goodspeed Opera House with the Broadway classic Guys and Dolls. Roll the dice on this winning musical comedy running now through June 20 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Opening night is tonight, April 28, 2015.
by TV News Desk - Apr 28, 2015
According to Deadline, Lea DeLaria has been promoted to series regular for the fourth season of Netflix's original prison dramedy ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK, on which she portrays 'Carrie 'Big Boo' Black'.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015
Kritzerland at Sterling's Upstairs at The Federal presents BERLIN TO ROME: THE SONGS OF IRVING BERLIN & HAROLD ROME on Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 7:00 PM.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016
The Theatre @ Boston Court presents The Golden Dragon, by Roland Schimmelpfennig, translated by David Tushingham, directed by Boston Court Co-Artistic Director Michael Michetti. This world premiere production opens Sunday, May 8, 2016 at 5pm on the Main Stage at Boston Court Performing Arts Center, 70 North Mentor Avenue in Pasadena.