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The 1950 film, All About Eve, is written and directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, based on the short story "The Wisdom of Eve," by Mary Orr, and stars Bette Davis as Margo Channing, the prominent yet aging Broadway star. Anne Baxter plays Eve Harrington, a willingly helpful young fan who insinuates herself into Channing's life, threatening Channing's career and personal relationships. All About Eve was nominated for 14 Academy Awardsâ and won 6, including Best Picture.



Curtain to Rise This Fall on Campy Musical RUTHLESS! at OCTA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

OCTA is ready to sail into its new season on the wings of the musical spoof, Ruthless! Audiences can catch all the absurd fun of 'the stage mother of all musicals' September 15-October 1. (more...)

Entertain and Dine NEW JERSEY STYLE
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 30, 2017

New Jersey theatre season is in full swing. Pair a restaurant with a show and you have an outing to remember. We have rounded up some of the shows that are being performed and some that will open soon in the Garden State along with a local restaurant. (more...)

BWW Interview: Michael Tucker and Jill Eikenberry and the NJ Rep ALL ABOUT EVE FESTIVAL
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 27, 2017

New Jersey Repertory Company (NJ Rep) will present a week-long arts event, the 'All About Eve FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS' from October 1st to October 8th.The festival will be inaugurating their new West End Arts Center at 132 West End Avenue and will feature Theatre Brut with 28 short plays. Michael Tucker and Jill Eikenberry's play, 'Pittsburgh' will be a part of the festival. (more...)

Photo Flash: Kate Baldwin and Kate Shindle Honored as 'Actors of the Year' by Sarah Siddons Society of Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The Sarah Siddons Society of Chicago honored its 2017 recipients of the prestigious Actor of the Year Award in a lavish event this week at the Hilton Orrington Hotel in Evanston. Kate Baldwin, this year's HELLO DOLLY! Tony nominee for Best Supporting Actress, and Kate Shindle, 1998 Miss America, and current star of the national tour of FUN HOME, received their award at a Gala Awards event on Monday, September 18th, at the Hilton Orrington Hotel in Evanston. Both Baldwin and Shindle are alumnae of the Northwestern University Theatre Program. BroadwayWorld has photos from the event below! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Kansas City - Week of 9/20/2017
by BWW - Sep 20, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/20/2017 for Kansas City (more...)

Curtain to Rise This Fall on Campy Musical RUTHLESS! at OCTA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

OCTA is ready to sail into its new season on the wings of the musical spoof, Ruthless! Audiences can catch all the absurd fun of 'the stage mother of all musicals' September 15-October 1. (more...)

Photo Flash: Olathe Civic Theatre Association Opens 2017-18 Season with the Musical RUTHLESS!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

OCTA is ready to sail into its new season on the wings of the musical spoof, Ruthless! Audiences can catch all the absurd fun of the stage mother of all musicals September 15 October 1. This production comes with a bonus: two of the roles are double cast, so audiences will have the opportunity to see two sets of talented young actresses approach the same roles during the run. (more...)

INTO THE WOODS, HOCUS POCUS & More Set for Freeform's '13 Nights of Halloween'
by TV News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Freeform, Disney's young adult television and streaming network, brings its annual 13 Nights of Halloween back for 13 nights of double, double toil and trouble. (more...)

John Augustine to Helm Next Installment of NEW FEATHERS in New Hope
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

The ever-growing New Feathers, an independent, theatrical new works series that audiences have come to know and love, has announced the latest direction and casting additions for the November 5th Shorts production, featuring the literary, innovative works of Princeton's Witherspoon Circle. (more...)

Find Your Light Design Panel Will Be Held 10/23 in Norwalk
by Lauren Yarger - Oct 13, 2017

Dawn Chiang, Elizabeth Williamson, Tilly Grimes and Jessica Parks talk theater design Oct. 23 in Connecticut to kick of the CT Chapter of LPTW's season. (more...)

BWW Review: Trixie Mattel Balances MOVING PARTS Like a Pro at the Laurie Beechman
by Troy Frisby - Oct 12, 2017

A unique queen in the pantheon of RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE queens, in just a few years' time, Trixie Mattel has risen from promising also-ran to cult fave to full-blown drag superstar (with a number one folk album, to boot). Fans coming in expecting to hear tracks off of that album, TWO BIRDS, during Mattel's new show, NOW WITH MOVING PARTS, won't get them, but the show maintained the spirit of those songs. Beyond that, her bold performance at the Laurie Beechman Theatre on September 22 marked the rare show where the musical numbers were few and far between, and, yet, there was nothing lacking. (more...)

Profiles in History's Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds Auction Grosses Over 2 Million Dollars
by TV News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

Profiles in History has just announced the results of their Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds Personal Property Auction. The auction was held October 7th, 8th and 9th in Los Angeles. The sale grossed over two million dollars. (more...)

Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds Property Auction Grosses Over $2 Million
by Movies News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

Profiles in History has announced the results of their Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds Personal Property Auction. The auction was held October 7th, 8th and 9th in Los Angeles. The sale grossed over two million dollars. (more...)

RUTHLESS! The Stage Mother Of All Musical Comedies Comes to City Theatre Austin
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2018

The summer forecast calls for wild fun, over the top laughs, and "take no prisoners" comedy…and it's all thanks to the mother and daughter, song and dance, team of Tina and Judy Denmark. In June, The City Theatre Company is thrilled to present the award-winning, off-Broadway triumph Ruthless! The Musical, where no dream too big - or back too small to stab - can stop you from becoming a star. (more...)

Da Capo Society To Host WIZARD OF OZ Costume Contest
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018

Sarasota Opera's Da Capo Society, the only young patrons group, ages 21 - 45, dedicated to a single arts organization in Sarasota, will host The Wizard of Oz themed costume contest Thursday, June 7th at 6pm to celebrate the launch of the new season of "Classic Movies at the Opera House." Launched in 2017, the "Classic Movies at the Opera House" series will occur twice monthly starting Thursday, June 7 and will include timeless films designed to be enjoyed on the big screen in the elegance of the Opera House. Each presentation will begin at 7:30pm. (more...)

BWW Interview: Kim Maresca Talks RUTHLESS! THE MUSICAL
by Nicole Ackman - May 22, 2018

Kim Maresca is currently playing Judy Denmark in Ruthless! the Musical, a role she played Off-Broadway in the show's most recent run. She also recently did her fifth one-woman show at Feinstein's/54 Below in New York City. (more...)

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for May 17, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 17, 2017

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI! It's May 17, 2017, and summer - or a reasonable facsimile thereof - has arrived in Nashville, with temperatures already climbing toward the 90s! When prompts the musical question: What's on your agenda for the summer of 2017? Anything we should know about and, more importantly, write about? (more...)

2017 CAPA SUMMER MOVIE SERIES Kicks Off June 16
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

The CAPA Summer Movie Series, the longest-running classic film series in America, begins its 47th season at the historic Ohio Theatre (39 E. State St.) on Friday, June 16, with the Oscar-winning Bette Davis drama All About Eve. (more...)

Len Cariou to Star in Peter Scolari Directed Readings of HARRY TOWNSEND'S LAST STAND
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

Dennis Grimaldi will present Tony®Award-winner Len Cariou (Sweeney Todd) in two staged readings ofHarry Townsend's Last Stand, a new play by George Eastman.  Directed by two-time Emmy®Award-winner Peter Scolari (Wicked) and featuring Warren Bub ('Gotham'), the readings will be held on Monday, May 21 and Tuesday, May 22 at 3pm at Nola Studios (250 West 54th Street - 10th Floor/Studio 1). (more...)

Full Casting Announced for RUTHLESS! THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2018

Fifi Bloomsbury Khier, Charlotte Breen, Anya Evans and Lucy Simmonds alternate in the central role of Tina Denmark in Joel Paley and Marvin Laird's award-winning all female character camp killer cult classic Ruthless! The Musical. They join Jason Gardiner, Lara Denning, Kim Maresca, Harriet Thorpe and Tracie Bennett, completing the full company ahead of it's strictly limited 14 week run at the Arts Theatre. (more...)

NBC Shares Primetime Schedule For 3/26-4/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2018

NBC Shares Primetime Schedule For 3/26-4/22 (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at RUTHLESS The Musical
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2018

The Musical on Stage at the Arts Theatre in London is having its Press Night tonight and BroadwayWorld has an exclusive look below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Ruthless! The Musical on Stage at the Arts Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2018

We've got a first look at Ruthless! The Musical on Stage at the Arts Theatre in London where the show runs through 23 June, 2018.  (more...)

Dennis Milam Bensie Releases Memoir 'Thirty Years A Dresser'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2018

Coffeetown Press is delighted to announce the release of Thirty Years a Dresser on May 15, 2018 ($17.95, 216 pages, ISBN: 978-1-60381-751-6), a memoir by Dennis Milam Bensie, sharing essays, anecdotes, and backstage antics from his years as a theatrical dresser. (more...)

NBC Shares Primetime Schedule For 3/19-4/15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2018

NBC Shares Primetime Schedule For 3/19-4/15 (more...)

Cate Blanchett Departs Ivo van Hove ALL ABOUT EVE; Gillian Anderson in Talks to Star
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2018

Baz Bamigboye of The Daily Mail has reported that Academy Award winning actor, Cate Blanchett, has signed on to play the role of Margo Channing in a stage adaptation of the classic film All About Eve. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with RUTHLESS! THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2018

Fifi Bloomsbury Khier, Charlotte Breen, Anya Evans and Lucy Simmonds alternate in the central role of Tina Denmark in Joel Paley and Marvin Laird's award-winning all female character camp killer cult classic Ruthless! The Musical. They join Jason Gardiner, Lara Denning, Kim Maresca, Harriet Thorpe and Tracie Bennett, completing the full company ahead of it's strictly limited 14 week run at the Arts Theatre. (more...)

Cyndi Lauper and NEW GIRL Writer to Adapt WORKING GIRL for Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Producers Fox Stage Productions and Aged In Wood Productions have announced plans to adapt the blockbuster film WORKING GIRL into a Broadway musical with music and lyrics by Grammy, Emmy, and Tony Award-winner Cyndi Lauper and book by FOX TV's 'New Girl' writer and Tigers Be Still playwright Kim Rosenstock. WORKING GIRL is based upon the Twentieth Century Fox motion picture written by Kevin Wade. (more...)

Charles Strouse Celebrates 90th Birthday
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2018

On June 7, 2018, Charles Strouse, the Tony Award-winning composer of Annie, Bye Bye and Applause, and some of the most popular music from the last 60 years of Broadway, film and television, turns 90. To mark the occasion, a year-long celebration of events, including tributes, concerts, revivals and international productions, will take place across the United States and around the world. (more...)

Lily James and Gillian Anderson Join Ivo van Hove ALL ABOUT EVE Stage Adaptation
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 28, 2018

According to Baz Bamigboye, film star Gillian Anderson has been confirmed to star as Margot Channing in an upcoming stage adaptation of the classic film All About Eve. (more...)

BWW Interview: History Repeats as Aspiring Chorus Girl Taylor Quick Finds Stardom in THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE
by Matthew Blank - Jun 22, 2017

Meet new leading lady Taylor Quick, starring in the title role of Goodspeed's THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Austin - Week of 6/20/2018
by BWW - Jun 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/20/2018 for Austin (more...)

BWW Review: RUTHLESS! Unfortunately Misses The Mark
by Frank Benge - Jun 18, 2018

RUTHLESS! is a musical spoof of show business with music by Marvin Laird and book and lyrics by Joel Paley that not only spoofs Broadway musicals, but is also a satire of non-musical movies about showbiz such as All About Eve. The musical premiered Off-Broadway in 1992. The show won the 1993 New York Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Off-Broadway Musical. (more...)

Slipstream to Present RUTHLESS! The Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2018

Slipstream will be closing out its fourth season with the American Premiere of the most recent version of Ruthless! The Musical. (more...)

Kate Baldwin and Kate Shindle Honored with 2017 Sarah Siddons Society Award
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

The Sarah Siddons Society of Chicago has announced 2017 winners of the prestigious Actor of the Year Award. (more...)

The Breadbox Presents World Premiere of Original Production MACBITCH
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

The Breadbox presents the World Premiere of MACBITCH, written and assembled by Oren Stevens and conceptualized by The Breadbox Artistic Director Ariel Craft. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for RUTHLESS! THE MUSICAL; Tickets Now On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2018

Jason Gardiner, Lara Denning, Kim Maresca, Harriet Thorpe and Tracie Bennett join the company of Joel Paley and Marvin Laird's award-winning all female character camp killer cult classic Ruthless! The Musical for its strictly limited 14 week run at the Arts Theatre. The children alternating the role of Tina Denmark will be announced shortly. (more...)

RUTHLESS! The Musical Receives UK Premiere at The Arts Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2018

Joel Paley and Marvin Laird's award-winning all female character camp killer cult classic Ruthless! The Musical receives its UK premi re at the Arts Theatre for a strictly limited 14 week run. The musical has played Off Broadway to critical acclaim over the past 25 years. This brand new production, directed by Richard Fitch, opens on 27 March, with previews from 16 March, and runs until 23 June. Public booking opening on 29 January. (more...)

Before There Was BYE BYE BIRDIE, There Was A POUND IN YOUR POCKET
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

As previously announced, Feinstein's/54 Below will present the rarely heard musical A Pound in Your Pocket as part of its popular Second Act Series on Wednesday, January 24th at 7:00pm. The very first collaboration from acclaimed songwriters Charles Strouse and Lee Adams, best known for Bye Bye Birdie, A Pound In Your Pocket is a delightful, Dickensian story about friendship and redemption. Strouse will be on hand at the one-night-only concert to greet fans and sign copies of his memoir, Put On A Happy Face. (more...)

BWW Review: Isaac Mizrahi Plants His Own Tree in Sophomore Show MODERATE TO SEVERE at Cafe Carlyle
by Troy Frisby - Feb 7, 2018

Returning to Cafe Carlyle, fashion designer-plus-TV personality-plus-performer Isaac Mizrahi was far too controlled to fall prey to anything remotely resembling a sophomore slump. (more...)

ANNIE, BYE, BYE BIRDIE Composer Charles Strouse Gears Up to Celebrate 90th Birthday
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2018

???????What do Jay-Z, Kobe Bryant, Archie Bunker, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ed Koch, Bart Simpson, Bruce Campbell, Bonnie and Clyde, and J-Lo have in common?  The answer: Charles Strouse (and his hit songs)! (more...)

Review Roundup: RELEVANCE Opens at MCC Theater
by Review Roundups - Feb 26, 2018

MCC Theater (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey, William Cantler, Artistic Directors; Blake West, Executive Director) presents the third show of its 2017-18 season: the World Premiere of Relevance, written by J. Lee ('How to Get Away With Murder,' 'Looking') with direction by Tony Award® nominee Liesl Tommy (Eclipsed). (more...)

Freeform Releases its New Lineup of TV and Movie Offerings for March 2018
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

Freeform, Disney's young adult television network, welcomes the new mermaid drama “Siren” and the return of fan-favorite original series “Shadowhunters” in March. Also airing next month is the series finale of the critically acclaimed drama “The Fosters,” and the spring finales of breakout comedies “grown-ish,” “Alone Together,” and paranormal thriller “Beyond.” (more...)

Cate Blanchett to Play Lucille Ball in Aaron Sorkin-Scripted Drama
by TV News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Amazon Studios has acquired LUCY AND DESI, a drama written by WEST WING scribe Aaron Sorkin. Cate Blanchett will reportedly take on the role of the legendary comedian and television pioneer, Lucille Ball. (more...)

Ten Chimneys Foundation and Sarah Siddons Society Collaborate on New Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Ten Chimneys Foundation is proud to welcome guests to a new Exhibition in collaboration with Sarah Siddons Society. (more...)

NJ Rep Announces Inaugural All About Eve Festival of the Arts at
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2017

New Jersey Repertory Company presents a week long extravaganza of the arts, October 1- October 8, inaugurating its new West End Arts Center at 132 West End Avenue. (more...)

BWW Review: Playwright Imposter Goes Off-Script in THE SUBMISSION
by Perry Tannenbaum - Aug 24, 2017

Three Bone Theatre's fast-paced production of THE SUBMISSION brings out all of playwright Jeff Talbott's backstage comedy and drama - and helps gloss over its clumsy, implausible ending. (more...)

BWW Review: MOVIE MASTERWORKS at Dover Little Theatre
by Gina Zenyuch - Aug 14, 2017

On Friday August 11th, Dover Little Theatre opened with an original play, 'Movie Masterworks,' arranged for stage and directed by Alex Oleksij of Nutley, New Jersey. (more...)

BWW Review: Circle Players' BRING IT ON THE MUSICAL Brings Down the House
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 12, 2017

Strong and energetic - some even show-stopping - performances from a youthful, fresh-faced cast, choreography that will have you dancing in the aisles and sprightly direction that moves the plot along at an astonishing pace…if you aren't already a fan of Bring It On the Musical, then Circle Players' production will make you one in short order. (more...)

Sarasota Opera Expands Summer Movie Series In 2018
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2018

???????Sarasota Opera is pleased to announce the line-up for the 2018 season of 'HD at the Opera House' and "Classic Movies at the Opera House".  This weekly series of filmed performances has allowed Sarasota Opera to expand its programming from the fall and winter season to year-around. The 2018 "HD at the Opera House" series will open on Sunday, May 20th and run through September 30th and will include presentations of Ballet and Theater from some of the world's most famous venues and companies including the Royal Opera House; Teatro alla Scala in Milan; Royal Shakespeare Company; Vienna State Opera; and the Royal Ballet. Each presentation will begin at 1:30pm. (more...)

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