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Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine- featuring Allison Janney
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Sep 25, 2017

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway alum Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her new show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of celebrity interview, 'Podcast Verite,' is unfiltered, raw, honest and uniquely funny. (more...)

Review Roundup: BIG NIGHT at The Kirk Douglas Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The world premiere of Paul Rudnick's new play NIG NIGHT runs at the Kirk Douglas Theatre through October 8, and the critics are weighing in! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 9/20/2017
by BWW - Sep 20, 2017

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Photo Coverage: MCC's CHARM Celebrates Opening Night!
by Jennifer Broski - Sep 19, 2017

MCC Theater launches its 2017-18 season with the NYC premiere of the acclaimed transgender-themed play Charm- inspired by the real-life story of Miss Gloria Allen. Charm is a play by Chicago-based, Jefferson Award-winning playwright Philip Dawkins and will be directed by Helen Hayes Award winner Will Davis. Charm opened last night, September 18, at the Lucille Lortel Theater (121 Christopher Street). BroadwayWorld is taking you inside the Big Night below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of BIG NIGHT, Starring Brian Hutchinson, Wendie Malick, and More at the Douglas
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

The world premiere of Paul Rudnick's new play 'Big Night' opened Saturday, September 16 at 8 p.m. at Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. Directed by Tony winner Walter Bobbie ('Chicago' and 'Bright Star'), 'Big Night' will continue through October 8, 2017. BroadwayWorld has an inside look at the opening night below! (more...)

BWW Review: BIG NIGHT Starts Humorously but Changes Direction After a Senseless Attack
by Shari Barrett - Sep 18, 2017

Master satirist Paul Rudnick blends a deep humanity with a honed sense of hilarity in this powerful and funny play about family and fame, the personal and the political, and the drive to stand up and speak out. But it is also one that promotes a very progressive political stance on human rights, especially within the gay community, with much of the dialogue presented as if they are soapbox speeches meant to sway the listener to take action. But given our current political circumstances, there is nothing wrong with encouraging people to take a stand and speak out to make the world a better and more equal place for everyone. (more...)

Paul Rudnick's BIG NIGHT Opens Tonight at the Douglas
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2017

The world premiere of Paul Rudnick's new play 'Big Night' opens tonight, September 16, at 8 p.m. at Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. Directed by Tony winner Walter Bobbie ('Chicago' and 'Bright Star'), 'Big Night' is currently in previews. Performances will continue through October 8, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Connecticut Repertory Theatre Opens Season with IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) opens its 2017-18 season with Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest. Jean Randich will direct. Performances will be held in the Harriet S. Jorgenson Theatre from October 5th through October 15 th, 2017. For tickets and information, please visit crt.uconn.edu or call (860) 486-2113. (more...)


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Photo Flash: First Look at Brian Hutchison, Wendie Malick and More in BIG NIGHT at the Douglas
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

The world premiere of Paul Rudnick's new play 'Big Night' opens Saturday, September 16 at 8 p.m. at Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. Directed by Tony winner Walter Bobbie ('Chicago' and 'Bright Star'), 'Big Night' is currently in previews. Performances will continue through October 8, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BIG NIGHT Comes to the Douglas This Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

It is the night of the Oscars and a working actor turned Oscar nominee knows that his life is about to change he just doesn't know how profoundly. His transgender nephew has plans for his speech, his young agent has plans for his future, his unstoppable mother has plans for the catering and his partner is nowhere to be found. (more...)

Universal Windows Direct Customers Score Big with No-Cost Windows
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

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Photo Flash: First Look - THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST Opens Tonight at CT Rep
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) opens its 2017-18 season with Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest. Jean Randich will direct. Performances will be held in the Harriet S. Jorgenson Theatre from tonight, October 5th, through October 15th, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: RED ROSES, GREEN GOLD Celebrates Opening Night!
by Jennifer Broski - Oct 30, 2017

RED ROSES, GREEN GOLD brings the music and lyrics of Jerry Garcia and Robert Hunter to the stage. This new musical set in 1920s Maryland tells the fantastical and comedic tale of Jackson Jones and his family of swindlers as they gamble their way to love and riches. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Stars Go 'Round the Red Carpet for Abingdon Theatre Company's 25th Anniversary Gala
by Jennifer Broski - Oct 24, 2017

The 25th Anniversary Gala was held last night, October 23 at 8PM at The Edison Ballroom (240 W. 47th Street), honoring two-time Tony and Emmy Award winner Bebe Neuwirth. Check out photos from the Big Night below! (more...)

Kids Eat Free At McAlister's Deli' On Halloween
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017

No tricks, only treats at McAlister's Deli this Halloween! On Tuesday, October 31, McAlister's is offering free kids meals to costumed guests ages 12 and under. Little goblins and ghouls can fill up on spooky sandwiches, magical mac & cheese and scary spuds from the Kids Menu before a Big Night of Trick-or-Treating. (more...)

Stephen Cole and Todd Ellison's New Musical THE BLACK AND WHITE BALL to Receive Industry Reading
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

It's 1966. Summer in New York City. America is a country in transition. Racial tensions are coming to a head. Black Power is a new catch-phrase in all the daily papers. The country is divided. Protests and violence are everywhere. The classes are ready to clash! (more...)

Tony Shalhoub and Brooke Adams to Star in Staged Reading of FEAR AND MISERY IN THE THIRD REICH at CSC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Founding Artistic Director Steve Maler is pleased to welcome the return of Brooke Adams and Tony Shalhoub to the Sorenson stage for the staged reading of Bertolt Brecht's drama Fear and Misery in the Third Reich. (more...)

Andy Cohen Replaces Kathy Griffin on Anderson Cooper's CNN New Year's Eve Special
by TV News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

Bravo's Andy Cohen has officially replaced Kathy Griffin as Anderson Cooper's co-host on CNN's New Year's Eve Special, as reported by Deadline. (more...)

Music Connects Us All! Meet the Full Company of THE BAND'S VISIT, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Nov 9, 2017

The critically acclaimed new Broadway musical THE BAND'S VISIT opens tonight, November 9, 2017, at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). Get ready for tonight's official bows and scroll down to learn more about the company, plus watch highlights from the show! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of HOT MESS at the Jerry Orbach Theatre
by Linda Lenzi - Nov 17, 2017

HOT MESS, a romantic comedy by Dan Rothenberg (Suburban Boy; Regretrosexual) and Colleen Crabtree(The Tragic and Horrible Life of the Singing Nun, The Groundlings), and directed by Jonathan Silverstein (tick, tick...BOOM; John & Jen; The Temperamentals), opened last night, November 16th at the Jerry Orbach Theater at The Theater Center (1627 Broadway at 50th Street). BroadwayWorld was there for the Big Night and you can check out photos from the evening below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE BAND'S VISIT Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway!
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 10, 2017

The critically acclaimed new Broadway musical THE BAND'S VISIT opened officially just last night, November 9, 2017, at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). BroadwayWorld was on hand for the Big Night and you can check out photos from the curtain call and after party festivities below! (more...)

BWW TV: Dark, Thrilling, Strange & Sweet- Go Inside THE BAND'S VISIT's Opening Night!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Nov 10, 2017

The critically acclaimed new Broadway musical THE BAND'S VISIT opened officially just last night, November 9, 2017, at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). BroadwayWorld was on hand for the Big Night and we're taking you inside the after party below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for THE BAND'S VISIT!
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 10, 2017

The critically acclaimed new Broadway musical THE BAND'S VISIT opened officially just last night, November 9, 2017, at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). BroadwayWorld was on hand for the Big Night and you can check out photos from the red carpet below! (more...)

No TV for the TONYS? Check Out Online Streaming & Other Viewing Options!
by TV News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

BWW will be bringing you comprehensive coverage of this year's awards from the red carpet to the closing number! For theater fans who may not have access to a television, check out other available options to view the ceremony! (more...)

Anna of the North Premieres 'Someone' + Features on Tyler, The Creator Track
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

Anna of the North today reveal 'Someone', the second single to be taken from their highly anticipated debut album Lovers. The swaggering opening, head rush of synths, make way for Anna's tender vocals, before the chorus explodes into a blockbuster-scale road trip. (more...)

Samsung Chef Collection Brings Smart Technology and Beautiful Design to Premium Built-In Home Appliance Category
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

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Photo Coverage: The Best of High School Theatre Shines at the 2017 Jimmy Awards!
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 27, 2017

Start spreadin' the news! The ninth annual Jimmy Award winners were announced yesterday at the Minskoff Theatre. This year's finalists included: Sam Primack, Nathan Keffer, Antonio Cipriano, Jasmine Rogers, Hatty King, Maggie Gidden and winners Sofia Deler and Tony Moreno. BroadwayWorld was on the red carpet for the Big Night and you can check out photos below! (more...)

BWW Morning Brief June 21st, 2017 - WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jun 21, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Playwright Heidi Schreck stars in her play WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME as part of Clubbed Thumb's SUMMERWORKS! (more...)

VIDEO: Watch A New Song From ROMY AND MICHELE'S HIGH SCHOOL REUNION at 5th Avenue Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

ROMY AND MICHELE'S HIGH SCHOOL REUNION, starring Cortney Wolfson (Romy) and Stephanie Renee Wall (Michele), is making its world premiere at Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at footage from the show below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: JULIUS CAESAR Celebrates Opening Night in the Park!
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 13, 2017

Following news that two major sponsors, Delta Air Lines and Bank of America, had pulled financial support for The Public Theater in response to their Donald Trump-Themed Shakespeare in the Park production of JULIUS CAESAR, the show opened last night at the Delacorte Theater. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the Big Night and you can check out photos below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for JULIUS CAESAR in the Park!
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 13, 2017

Following news that two major sponsors, Delta Air Lines and Bank of America, had pulled financial support for The Public Theater in response to their Donald Trump-Themed Shakespeare in the Park production of JULIUS CAESAR, the show opened last night at the Delacorte Theater. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the Big Night and you can check out photos from the red carpet below! (more...)

ICYMI: The Day-After Recap of All Things 2017 Tony Awards!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

The party's over... The American Theatre Wing's 71st Annual Tony Awards, hosted by Tony and Academy Award-winning actor Kevin Spacey, aired live from Radio City Music Hall last night, honoring theatre professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway and wrapping up the 2016-17 awards season. (more...)

Photo Coverage: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Celebrates a Winning Night at The Empire Hotel!
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Jun 12, 2017

Dear Evan Hansen had a Big Night at the 71st Annual Tony Awards, taking home a grand total of six statues. After things wrapped up at Radio City Music Hall, the cast celebrated at the Empire Hotel. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the festivities and you can catch photos below! (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Welcome to Moscow! Charting GREAT COMET's Journey from 87 Seats to The Great White Way
by Linnae Medeiros - Jun 11, 2017

There may be a war going on out there somewhere, but inside the Imperial Theatre, but there is a whole other lush world being created by the team behind this season's NATASHA, PIERRE AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812. The warm-hearted Russians celebrating happiness, freedom and life eight times a week have been on quite the journey from the show's humble beginnings, and as the tale of romance and war gears up for its Big Night on the Tony Awards this Sunday, we look back on the many incarnations that led to the show blossoming into a new life on Broadway. (more...)

We'd Like to Propose a Toast... Play Our 2017 Tony Awards Drinking Game!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 10, 2017

You've been asking for it, and here it is! BroadwayWorld's 2017 Tony Awards Drinking Game! Join us ... if you dare! (more...)

BWW Tonys Special: Ultimate Guide to This Season's Cast Recordings
by David Clarke - Jun 10, 2017

Happy Tonys season BroadwayWorld! Is your CD collection and iPod Tonys ready? The big show-the 71th annual Tony Awards-is just over 24 hours away! Naturally, New York City and theatre fans across the world are excitedly buzzing about this year's ceremonies, which will be broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 8/7c on CBS. As always, this Broadway season has some exciting contenders in the musical categories, and to get you ready for the Big Night, I'm recapping the albums you should be listening to (or at least pre-ordering). (more...)

Record 100+ Restaurants Join Visit Orlando's Magical Dining Month Sponsored by American Express
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

Try Orlando's haute cuisine at a hot price this fall. Visit Orlando's Magical Dining Month, sponsored by American Express, returns Aug. 25 Oct. 1 with an unprecedented number of restaurants more than 100 each offering a three-course, prix fixe dinner menu for just $35 per person. Celebrating its 12 th year, the popular dining initiative provides a variety of options for local foodies or visiting gourmands who are looking to try out a local favorite or one of the hottest new venues added to Orlando's growing culinary scene. For the first time, six restaurants from Walt Disney World Resort hotels join the program's growing line-up. (more...)

Anna of the North Share Video for Latest Single 'Someone'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Anna of the North today share a self-directed visual for 'Someone', shot on location in Miami, Florida. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Erica Gimpel Perform Sneak Peek from FAME Reunion Concert!
by Stage Tube - Jul 11, 2017

In celebration of the 35th anniversary of the hit musical TV series FAME, the cast will reunite for a one-night-only concert at LA's The Troubadour on Thursday, July 13, with 100% of the proceeds benefitting The Actors Fund.  (more...)

Tony Nominee Carrie Coon Makes Television Critics Association Awards History
by TV News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Coon was recognized for her standout roles as the tech-challenged police chief Gloria Burgle on FX's twisting crime caper FARGO and playing the emotionally resilient Nora Durst on HBO's spiritually-rich drama series THE LEFTOVERS. (more...)

Strike Up the Band! Final Casting Announced for THE BAND'S VISIT on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Final casting has been announced for the Broadway production of the critically acclaimed musical THE BAND'S VISIT, arriving on Broadway in Fall 2017 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Hal Prince Joins PRINCE OF BROADWAY Cast for Royal Opening Night Bows!
by Walter McBride - Aug 25, 2017

Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway premiere of Prince of Broadway, a musical celebration that highlights the extraordinary six-decade career of director and producer Harold Prince, opened just last night, August 24, 2017, at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for PRINCE OF BROADWAY!
by Walter McBride - Aug 25, 2017

Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway premiere of Prince of Broadway, a musical celebration that highlights the extraordinary six-decade career of director and producer Harold Prince, opened just last night, August 24, 2017, at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Prince Hal Makes a Royal Return to Broadway with PRINCE OF BROADWAY!
by Walter McBride - Aug 25, 2017

Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway premiere of Prince of Broadway, a musical celebration that highlights the extraordinary six-decade career of director and producer Harold Prince, opened just last night, August 24, 2017, at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). (more...)

MTV Partners with Facebook, Holo, Instagram and More Ahead of the 2017 VMAs
by TV News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

MTV today announced two augmented reality (AR) experiences, including a partnership with Viacom NEXT to launch the VMA AR studio Moon Person camera effect on Facebook. (more...)

Star-Studded Cast Set for Paul Rudnick's BIG NIGHT at the Douglas
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

Center Theatre Group has announced the casting for the world premiere of Paul Rudnick's new play 'Big Night.' (more...)

Broadway Jukebox: Sing Along to the Shows of Hal Prince!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2017

In anticipation of the Big Night, we're bringing you a Princely playlist that covers all of his greatest hits (and even some flops)! Tune in below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsals for Paul Rudnick's New Play BIG NIGHT at the Douglas
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Rehearsals have begun for the world premiere of Paul Rudnick's new play 'Big Night.' Directed by Tony winner Walter Bobbie ('Chicago' and 'Bright Star'), 'Big Night' begins previews September 10, opens September 16 and continues through October 8, 2017, at Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Del Frisco's Restaurant Group Announces Continued Growth
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

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