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by Ellen Dostal - Sep 28, 2016
Frances Seymour Fonda, actor Henry Fonda's second wife, was only 32 years old when the theater she commissioned architect Arthur W. Hawes to build opened in December of 1940. Originally known as the Westwood Theater, it was designed to be a performance space for live productions and for a short time it did fulfill that mission. Across town, movie musicals like Busby Berkeley's Strike Up the Band and Down Argentine Way were becoming box office hits as Tinseltown capitalized on the popularity of established young stars such as Judy Garland and Mickey Rooney and soon-to-be stars like pin-up girl Betty Grable and Carmen Miranda.
by TV News Desk - Sep 28, 2016
Broadway's Kristin Chenoweth is on today's edition of THE CHEW on ABC airing at 1 pm/et. Below, check out some fun teaser links below. This airs 1-2 pm. ET on ABC.
by TV News Desk - Sep 27, 2016
Josh Groban, who makes his Broadway debut this fall in NATASHA, PIERRE AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812, will join Kelly Ripa as co-host of LIVE WITH KELLY. Broadway's Kristin Chenoweth will also stop by the show to perform from her new album, 'The Art of Elegance,'
by TV News Desk - Sep 27, 2016
Broadway's Kristin Chenoweth stopped by this morning's TODAY to perform 'You're My Saving Grace' from her new album 'The Art of Elegance,' released digitally on Friday, with a physical release set for September 30th.
by TV News Desk - Sep 27, 2016
Josh Groban co-hosted today's LIVE WITH KELLY and talked about preparing for his upcoming Broadway debut in NATASHA, PIERRE AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812.
by TV News Desk - Sep 27, 2016
Broadway's Kristin Chenoweth stopped by this morning's LIVE WITH KELLY to perform '"Zing! Went the Strings of My Heart" from her new album 'The Art of Elegance,' released digitally last Friday, with a physical release set for September 30th.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016
Broadway's Kristin Chenoweth stopped by this morning's TODAY to perform 'Smile' from her new album 'The Art of Elegance,' released digitally on Friday, with a physical release set for September 30th. Watch the appearance below!
by TV News Desk - Sep 23, 2016
Josh Groban, who makes his Broadway debut this fall in NATASHA, PIERRE AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812, will join Kelly Ripa as co-host of LIVE WITH KELLY. Broadway's Kristin Chenoweth will also stop by the show to perform from her new album, 'The Art of Elegance,'
by Stage Tube - Sep 21, 2016
Kristin Chenoweth's new album, 'The Art of Elegance,' is set for a digital release this Friday, September 23rd, followed by a physical release on September 30th, 2016, featuring a collection of American Songbook standards. BroadwayWorld has an exclusive listen to 'I'm A Fool to Want You' from the album, set to footage from Chenoweth's recent appearance at the Patriots-Cardinals 'Sunday Night Football' showdown earlier this month. Check it out below!
by TV News Desk - Oct 31, 2016
On today's special Halloween episode of ABC's THE VIEW, guest Kristin Chenoweth stops by to discuss  her new Broadway show called MY LOVE LETTER TO BROADWAY and her new album, 'The Art of Elegance.'
by Don Grigware - Nov 7, 2016
For the second year in a row the Pink Lady Jackie Goldberg presented an attention-grabbing Senior Talent Competition. This year's show was very different, as it had two contests on two separate days, one on Saturday November 5 and the other on Sunday November 6 at the Wadsworth Theatre in West LA, and included an endearing salute to our veterans.
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 21, 2016
Randy Skinner is a tap dancing master and his resume is proof of it. The four-time Tony nominee just earned a nod for his work on DAMES AT SEA (Best Choreography) and he is just as happy about it as he was the first time!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017
MasterVoices (formerly The Collegiate Chorale), celebrating its 75th Anniversary this year, will hold its annual Spring Benefit in support of its artistic programming and education and outreach initiatives at the Metropolitan Club, 1 E. 60th Street (at Fifth Avenue), on Thursday, March 30, 2017.
by Jessica Khan - Mar 8, 2017
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: LETTERS TO OUR DAUGHTERS welcomes a slew of stage stars to celebrate women and more!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017
Rhapsody & Rhythm: The Gershwin Experience is a musical celebration of one of the greatest songwriting teams in history, making its way to the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on Wednesday, April 5th at 8PM. This multimedia show, offers a unique experience that honors the collaborative genius of George and Ira Gershwin.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017
Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce that Tony Award nominee David Garrison (Vineyard's MIDDLETOWN and EIGHT DAYS BACKWARDS) will join the cast of KID VICTORY starting Tuesday, March 14 for the the final week of its run. Garrison replaces Daniel Jenkins who returns to OSLO for the Broadway production.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017
Rhapsody & Rhythm: The Gershwin Experience is a musical celebration of one of the greatest songwriting teams in history, making its way to the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on Wednesday, April 5th at 8PM. 
by Walter McBride - Mar 7, 2017
In just weeks, the brand new musical Bandstand, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton), will begin performances at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, prior to an official opening night on Wednesday, April 26.
by Alix Cohen - Mar 5, 2016
In her new show, Café Society at Feinstein's/54 Below, Christine Andreas doesn't so much sing “Puttin' On the Ritz” (Irving Berlin) as personify it, channeling the attitude and era in which it was conceived. With just a tad of hip action, tipping shoulders, and an elongated ssss, the artist shares a really good time. “So, where are we going after the show . . . to Harlem's Savoy or The Copa? (The Copacabana) . . . ” This evening is about the late 1920s to the early '60s “an ongoing party of glamour and excess . . . when everybody was listening to the same music.”
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2016
AMERICAN SHOWSTOPPERS, featuring Fred Barton & His Orchestra in 'An Evening with Cole Porter', stars a cast of today's best Broadway performers. The concerts take place at Pace University's Schimmel Center in New York tonight, March 4 at 7:30 PM and then Kingsborough Community College's 'On Stage at Kingsborough' in Brooklyn tomorrow, March 5 at 8:00 PM.
by Shari Barrett - Mar 19, 2017
Balanchine choreographed 425 works over the course of 60-plus years, and his works are considered masterpieces and performed by ballet companies all over the world. So you can image how thrilled I was to find out Los Angeles Ballet was going to present BALANCHINE: MASTER OF THE DANCE as their final selection of their 2016/2017 season. In it, three of his most outstanding ballet choreographies are presented: Divertimento No. 15 featuring music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Prodigal Son with music by Sergei Prokofiev; and Who Cares? with music by George Gershwin, adapted and orchestrated by Hershy Kay.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016
The Janet and Mark L. Goldenson Broadway Musical Concert Series at Rubicon Theatre Company continues in its second year with a weekend concert celebrating one of the most significant and popular American songwriting teams of all time, George and Ira Gershwin. WHO COULD ASK FOR ANYTHING MORE? will be presented for two nights only on Saturday, April 2 and Sunday, April 3.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017
On March 18 at 11 AM, Utah Symphony bass player David Yavornitzky guest conducts the Utah Symphony and Magic Circle Mime Company through the story of a mischievous street musician who finds herself thrust into the role of Mozart.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017
Bristol Riverside Theatre opens the hit rock musical Jesus Christ Superstar starting March 21 and running through April 16. 
by Marakay Rogers - Mar 11, 2016
Director Daniel Stargel, music director Andy Roberts and a group of the area's better-known actors who sing and singers who act bring Gershwin live on stage for all generations.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2016
John Rando (Tony and Outer Critics Award winner for Urinetown) directs production starring Arnie Burton (Flesh and Bone) as Jonathan, Emily Robinson (Transparent) as Tessa, Jon Tenney (The Closer, Major Crimes, Scandal) as Jack, and Jennifer Westfeldt (Kissing Jessica Stein, Ira & Abby, Friends With Kids) as Jen.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2016
Opera Saratoga's Artistic and General Director Lawrence Edelson announced today the three exciting new productions that will comprise the company's 2017 Summer Festival, which will build on the company's commitment to producing masterpieces from the operatic cannon, important American works, and works in which dance plays an integral role.
by Michael Dale - Jun 13, 2016
The fourth of a six-part, decade-by-decade video series sampling the legendary artist's performances of musical theatre classics.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016
Judy Kuhn is currently starring in the Tony Award winning Broadway musical 'Fun Home,' for which she was nominated for Tony and Drama League Award Nominations and won the Lucille Lortel Award. Tonight, July 29, and tomorrow, July 30, at 7:00 pm she joins the celebrated Broadway @ The Art House series, with Sirius XM radio star Seth Rudetsky as pianist and host.
by Stage Tube - Jul 24, 2016
Happy Birthday Kristin Chenoweth! On Broadway, Chenoweth has appeared in Steel Pier, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Epic Proportions, Funny Girl, Wicked, The Apple Tree, and Promises, Promises. Her Off-Broadway credits include The Fantasticks, Box Office of the Damned, Scapin, Strike Up the Band, A New Brain, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, Candide, The Apple Tree, Stairway to Paradise, Love, Loss and What I Wore and many more. She will soon return to Broadway in On the Twentieth Century.
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by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2016
Judy Kuhn is currently starring in the Tony Award winning Broadway musical 'Fun Home,' for which she was nominated for Tony and Drama League Award Nominations and won the Lucille Lortel Award. On July 29 and 30 at 7:00 pm she joins the celebrated Broadway @ The Art House series, with Sirius XM radio star Seth Rudetsky as pianist and host.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016
Inspired by the people, artists, and heritage of a great city, the Boston Landmarks Orchestra (LO) under the direction of Music Director Christopher Wilkins, and Executive Director Jo Frances Meyer announces its 2016 season of free concerts at the DCR's Hatch Shell at the Esplanade. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017
Bristol Riverside Theatre continues its 30th Anniversary season with the hit rock musical Jesus Christ Superstar, running March 21-April 16.  With music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice, Jesus Christ Superstar is directed by Keith Baker, music directed by Douglass Lutz, with choreography by Stephen Casey and features Julian Alvarez, Derrick Cobey, Patrick H. Dunn, Robert Farruggia, Adam Kemmerer, Ciji Prosser, Darren Ritchie, Danny Rutigliano, and Steve Steiner.  The ensemble features Jason Taylor Armstrong, Daniel Bontempo, Elena Camp, John DiFerdinando, Maggie Griffin-Smith, Megan Helen Jones, Lauren Krigel, Caitlin Ort, William Pazdziora,  Miriam Grace Payne, Christopher J. Perugini, Dominick Sannelli,  Keith L. Watford, and Timothy Walton.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017
Encores! Artistic Director Jack Viertel today announced casting for the Encores! production of The New Yorkers, Cole Porter's 1930 Prohibition lark. The New Yorkers will star Cyrille Aimee, Clyde Alves, Todd Buonopane, Arnie Burton, Kevin Chamberlin, Mylinda Hull, Robyn Hurder, Byron Jennings, Eddie Korbich, Tam Mutu, Jeffrey Schecter, Scarlett Strallen, Tyler Lansing Weaks and Ruth Williamson.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016
'BUSBY BERKELEY,' a nine-day festival spotlighting the early movie musical trailblazer famous for his eye-popping kaleidoscopic production numbers, will run at Film Forum from Today, December 7 through Thursday, December 15.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016
Goodspeed Musicals wants to help singers and actors to succeed in dance auditions.  In keeping with our mission to educate and support artists, Goodspeed will offer its first Goodspeed Movers Boot Camp January 6 - 8, 2017 at Pearl Studios in NYC. 
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2016
Earlier this year star of stage and screen Kristin Chenoweth released her latest album- Art of Elegance- and in 2017 she hits the road with her new concert tour. Check out her full itinerary below:
by Movies News Desk - Dec 2, 2016
'BUSBY BERKELEY,' a nine-day festival spotlighting the early movie musical trailblazer famous for his eye-popping kaleidoscopic production numbers, will run at Film Forum from Wednesday, December 7 through Thursday, December 15.
by Michael Dale - Aug 9, 2016
Kristin Chenoweth's new album, 'The Art of Elegance,' will have a will have a digital release September 23rd and a physical release on September 30th, 2016.
by Michael Dale - Aug 8, 2016
The song selections for Kristin Chenoweth's new album includes many great stabdards.
by Alan Henry - Aug 4, 2016
Kristin Chenoweth has teased on Twitter that she will be releasing a new album this fall! BroadwayWorld has learned the album, which will be titled 'The Art of Elegance' will have a digital release September 23rd and a physical release of September 30th, 2016.
by Michael Dale - Aug 24, 2016
Kristin Chenoweth's new album, 'The Art of Elegance,' will have a will have a digital release September 23rd and a physical release on September 30th, 2016.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016
Curtain's up. Light the lights. Strike up the band. Roll out the red carpet - the upcoming 25th anniversary season of the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts will offer a nonstop series of audience-dazzling performances by show biz legends and super-hot headliners throughout the upcoming 2016-2017 season - an exciting and unforgettable array of international artists and stage shows, from every discipline from rock to pop to classical music, from Broadway to Hollywood to Nashville, from your TV screen and iPhone, and from some of the world's hippest nightclubs and most impressive concert halls.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016
As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Kristin Chenoweth's 'The Art of Elegance,' will have a will have a digital release September 23rd, but she's not the only Broadway superstar who will drop an album that day. Her Wicked costar Idina Menzel will release 'Idina.' on the same day, but the timing was not planned. 'I'm guessing she was as surprised as me,' Chenoweth told App.com.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016
Utah Symphony | Utah Opera today announced three additional performances and an additional soloist for its 2016 Deer Valley Music Festival.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016
(Boston, MA)--Inspired by the people, artists, and heritage of a great city, the Boston Landmarks Orchestra (LO) under the direction of Music Director Christopher Wilkins, and Executive Director Jo Frances Meyer  announces its 2016 season of free concerts at the DCR's Hatch Shell at the Esplanade. 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016
Inspired by the people, artists, and heritage of a great city, the Boston Landmarks Orchestra (LO) under the direction of Music Director Christopher Wilkins, and Executive Director Jo Frances Meyer announces its 2016 season of free concerts at the DCR's Hatch Shell at the Esplanade. 
by Stage Tube - Apr 18, 2016
As BroadwayWorld previously reported, 3-time Tony Award nominee Marin Mazzie will assume the role of Anna Leonowens in its Tony Award-winning production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I beginning Tuesday, May 3 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). Just blocks away, her husband, Jason Danieley, is starring as Billy Flynn in Chicago. Below, watch as the couple talks to fans in a Facebook Live chat that they hosted this morning!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016
Great news tonight! Geffen Playhouse has just announced a starry cast for its world premiere production of BIG SKY, written by Pulitzer Prize finalist Alexandra Gersten-Vassilaros.