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Orpheum's HALLORAN CENTRE Officially Opens with Ribbon Cutting, Dedication
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2015

Today at 2:00 PM the Memphis Development Foundation (MDF), which operates the Orpheum Theatre, formally dedicated the newest and largest capital project in its history: the Halloran Centre for Performing Arts & Education. The ceremony included a ribbon cutting, flag presentation, dedication prayer, and reception. Event speakers included MDF Board Chairman Andy Taylor, Mayor AC Wharton, Jr., Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, and Orpheum President & CEO Pat Halloran. Mr. Taylor led the ceremony, and Dr. Scott Morris presided over the dedication. (more...)

Official: Track List Announced for SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Cast Recording; Download Tomorrow!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

It's official! The cast recording of the recent, highly acclaimed, sold-out Broadway revival of Sunday in the Park with George, starring Jake Gyllenhaal in his Broadway debut and Tony-wining actress Annaleigh Ashford, is set for digital download and streaming release September 22 via the Arts Music division at Warner Music Group, with the CD version to be released in November. (more...)

BWW Review: SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Opens Huntington Theatre Company Season
by Nancy Grossman - Sep 16, 2016

SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE opens the Huntington Theatre Company's 2016-2017 season. Directed by Artistic Director Peter DuBois, with Music Direction by Eric Stern, it features a large and talented ensemble with a mix of Boston theater artists and those with Broadway credits. Jenni Barber is a delight as Dot/Marie, but Adam Chanler-Berat does not match her intensity as George. The production looks great, sounds good, but feels less filling than a Sondheim show should. (more...)

BWW Reviews: University of Northern Colorado's SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE enchants on opening night
by Felicia Tassone - Oct 30, 2015

University of Northern Colorado brings Stephen Sondheim (Music and Lyrics) and James Lapine's (Book) musical, Sunday in the Park with George, to life in a production that is truly picture perfect.  The show is based off the masterpiece, A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte, by Georges Seurat.  Seurat was a French Post-Impressionist who is noted for inventing the technique known as pointillism: a technique in art of applying small strokes or dots of color to a surface so that from a distance they blend together. (more...)

BWW Review: Annaleigh Ashford and Jake Gyllenhaal Star In City Center's SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE
by Michael Dale - Oct 26, 2016

In Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's 1985 Pulitzer Prize winning musical SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE, the 'art of making art' can be less about applying paint to a canvas as it is about applying a signature to a check. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 11/6/15- Michael Cerveris
by Stage Tube - Nov 6, 2015

Happy Birthday Michael Cerveris! Cerveris, who recently played 'Juan Peron' in Evita, has also appeared on Broadway in In the Next Room (or the vibrator play), Cymbeline, LoveMusik, Sweeney Todd, Children And Art, Passion, Assassins, Titanic and The Who's Tommy. His Off-Broadway credits include Road Show, King Lear, an oak tree, The Apple Tree, Wintertime, Fifth of July, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Blood Sports and Total Eclipse. Cerveris has also performed in regional productions of Anyone Can Whistle, Spring Awakening, Sunday in the Park with George, Chess and more. (more...)

Stage and Screen Vets Anne Hathaway, Daniel Radcliffe, Jeff Goldblum Among Cast for THE MODERN OCEAN Film
by Jessica Khan - Nov 3, 2015

Stage and screen stars Anne Hathaway, Daniel Radcliffe and Jeff Goldblum are among the starry cast for Shane Carruth's upcoming film THE MODERN OCEAN. (more...)

Oscar Winner Anne Hathaway is Pregnant with First Child!
by TV News Desk - Nov 27, 2015

Academy Award winning actress Anne Hathaway and her husband Adam Shulman are expecting their first child. 'Anne is in her second trimester and feeling great!' a source tells the site. (more...)

FSLC and Dance Films Association Announce 43rd Dance on Camera
by Movies News Desk - Nov 25, 2014

The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Dance Films Association announced today the lineup for the 43rd edition of Dance on Camera (more...)

Photo Flash: SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Begins Tonight at Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival presents 'Smokey Joe's Café' from tonight, Nov. 2, through Nov. 19 at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse to conclude the Festival's 2016 season. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 11/13/2015 - MISERY, Rockettes, New York Pops and More!
by Jessica Khan - Nov 13, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: MISERY brings Bruce Willis to Broadway, the New York Pops welcomes a bevy of SOPHISTICATED LADIES in concert and more! (more...)

Mac-Haydn Theatre Announces 49th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

Lynne Haydn Artistic Director/Producer and John A. Saunders, Artistic Director are pleased to announce The Mac-Haydn Theatre's (MHT) 2017 summer season, the 49th season for the summer stock theatre in-the-round. (more...)

Brian Stokes Mitchell and Sakina Jaffrey Join MR. ROBOT on USA
by TV News Desk - May 28, 2015

GLEE and Broadway star Brian Stokes Mitchell and HOUSE OF CARDS alum Sakina Jaffrey have joined USA's new hacker drama, 'Mr. Robot' in recurring roles. (more...)

BWW Review: Mandy Patinkin Performs Passionately for National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene at Jazz at Lincoln Center
by Alix Cohen - May 25, 2016

In its robust 101st season, National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene is the longest consecutively producing Yiddish theater company in the world. Its mission: To celebrate the Jewish experience through the performing arts and to transmit rich cultural legacy in exciting new ways. The theatre's Gala 2016 this past Monday evening at The Rose Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center honored Artistic Director Zalmen Mlotek--long a leading figure in Yiddish performing arts--and his wife Debra Mlotek (a pediatric occupational therapist), who has been pivotal in creating educational children's programs. (more...)

BPI & The North Carolina Symphony to Present THE RAT PACK: 100 YEARS OF FRANK
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

Broadway Pops International (BPI) presents THE RAT PACK: 100 Years of Frank! in Raleigh, North Carolina at The North Carolina Symphony. (more...)

BWW: Hayes Theatre Second Half 2015 Season Launch
by Jade Kops - May 12, 2015

The Program Launch for the second half of 2015 shows that the Independent Music Theatre team comprising Luckiest Productions (David Campbell, Lisa Campbell and Richard Carroll), Neglected Musicals (Michelle Guthrie), and Neil Gooding Productions, the driving force behind Hayes Theatre Company, have no intention of slowing down are staying true to their vision to provide a permanent home for small-scale musical theatre and cabaret. (more...)

THE RAT PACK Joins Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra Tonight at Clune Auditorium
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2015

Broadway Pops International (BPI) presents THE RAT PACK with the Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra featuring BPI artists Nat Chandler (The Scarlet Pimpernel, Children And Art), Sal Viviano (The Three Musketeers, City of Angels), and Eric Jordan Young (Chicago, Ragtime), with conductor Gerald Steichen. The concert will take place tonight, March 7, 2015 at 8:00pm at the Clune Auditorium (Wilton, Connecticut). (more...)

York Symphony Orchestra Presents TITANIC on Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2017

The York Symphony Orchestra will present Titanic on Today, March 4 at 7:30 p.m. at the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center in York. It is the third and final Pops performance of the 2016-2017 season. The performance will feature highlights from the Academy Award-winning film and the Tony Award-winning musical along with music performed aboard the actual ship. The evening will include a violin performance by York Symphony Orchestra Music Director Lawrence Golan and appearances by guest vocalists and award-winning Broadway actors Nat Chandler and Jennifer Hope Wills. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 3/23/2016 - LES MIZ Turns Two and More!
by Jessica Khan - Mar 23, 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: LES MISERABLES celebrates its 2nd anniversary on Broadway, and SOMETHING ROTTEN!'s Eric Sciotto takes over BWW's Twitter today! (more...)

THE RAT PACK to Join Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra, 3/7 at Clune Auditorium
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2015

Broadway Pops International (BPI) presents THE RAT PACK with the Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra featuring BPI artists Nat Chandler (The Scarlet Pimpernel, Children And Art), Sal Viviano (The Three Musketeers, City of Angels), and Eric Jordan Young (Chicago, Ragtime), with conductor Gerald Steichen. The concert will take place on March 7, 2015 at 8:00pm at the Clune Auditorium (Wilton, Connecticut). (more...)

Annaleigh Ashford Talks Relevance of SUNDAY and Children and Art
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2017

Following its four night concert, SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE jumped into a limited Broadway run and has made a paint splash in the theatre community. Star Annaleigh Ashford says she has forged a strong connection with the show and its message.  (more...)

Christine Ebersole, Jeremy Jordan, Lorna Luft & More Coming to 54 Below in Coming Weeks
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. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 6/29/2015 - Jimmy Awards, SHOWS FOR DAYS and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jun 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: Patti LuPone returns to the stage in SHOWS FOR DAYS, high school stars step into the spotlight and more! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 6/15/2015 - GLORIA, MY FAIR LADY at The Muny & More!
by Jessica Showers - Jun 15, 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: It's another big night for off-Broadway with three openings, plus The Muny kicks off their summer season in St. Louis with MY FAIR LADY! (more...)

Stephanie D'Abruzzo, Christine Pedi and Stephanie Umoh to Star in JERRY'S GIRLS at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Light the Candles! Get the Ice Out! Blow the Bugle! The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, has announced Tony Award-nominee Stephanie D'Abruzzo (Avenue Q), Christine Pedi (NEWSical the Musical), and Stephanie Umoh (Ragtime) will lead the parade of the special Summer 2017 Musicals in Mufti presentation of the hit Broadway revue Jerry's Girls. (more...)

Charles Busch, Samantha Marie Ware & More Set for 54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 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. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for July 20-26, Featuring Clyde Alves, Samantha Marie Ware, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Jul 19, 2015

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Broadway Song & Dance Man: Clyde Alves at Birdland; Ladies of Eve, Featuring Daisy Eagan, Ellyn Marie Marsh, and More; Mara Wilson & Jenny Jaffe Present: Send in the Clowns; George Abud: Never Been Young with Special Guests Mary Beth Peil & Elizabeth A. Davis; and Samantha Marie Ware, Guest Starring GLEE's Alex Newell. (more...)

PHOTO: Anne Hathaway Beats Paparazzi to the Punch by Sharing First Baby Bump Pic
by TV News Desk - Jan 4, 2016

Yesterday, the actress turned to Instagram to beat the paparazzi to the punch by posting her own photo of her growing baby bump (more...)

DANCING SONDHEIM Screening Set for Tonight at Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2015

Two short films from DANCING SONDHEIM -- a free App compiling 7 short dance movies by Richard Daniels using the music of Stephen Sondheim -- will be screened tonight, January 31 at 6 p.m. as part of Lincoln Center's annual DANCE ON CAMERA film festival. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Flashback - Watch Vintage Clips of Anne Hathaway at Paper Mill Playhouse!
by Stage Tube - Jan 23, 2015

Academy Award winner Anne Hathaway is appearing at the Public Theatre this spring in the one-woman drama GROUNDED. In honor of Hathaway's return to the stage, check out these vintage clips of Hathaway onstage from Paper Mill Playhouse! (more...)

Anne Hathaway Eyeing GROUNDED at the Public This Spring; Julie Taymor to Direct
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

The Daily Mail writes that Anne Hathaway is in talks to appear onstage in George Brant's GROUNDED, a one-woman drama about an F16 pilot involved in airstrikes in the Middle East, at the Public Theater this spring. THE LION KING and SPIDER-MAN director Julie Taymor will helm and design the production. (more...)

DANCING SONDHEIM Screening Set for 1/31 at Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

Two short films from DANCING SONDHEIM -- a free App compiling 7 short dance movies by Richard Daniels using the music of Stephen Sondheim -- will be screened on Saturday, January 31 at 6 p.m. as part of Lincoln Center's annual DANCE ON CAMERA film festival. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 2/9/2016 - DISASTER!, PRODIGAL SON, JOPLIN & More!
by Jessica Khan - Feb 9, 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: Take cover! DISASTER! wrecks havoc on Broadway starting tonight, PRODIGAL SON opens at MTC, Janis Joplin heads out on tour and more! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 2/27/16- Debra Monk
by Stage Tube - Feb 27, 2016

Happy Birthday, Debra Monk! The Tony Award winner made her Broadway debut in PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES in 1982. Her Broadway credits include PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES, PRELUDE TO A KISS, NICK & NORA, REDWOOD CURTAIN, PICNIC, COMPANY, CHICAGO, STEAL PIER, AH, WILDERNESS!, THOU SHALT NOT, RECKLESS, Children And Art, and CURTAINS. Monk won the Tony Award in 1993 for REDWOOD CURTAIN and was nominated for Tony Awards in 1997 and 2007 for both STEEL PIER and CURTAINS. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 2/27/15- Debra Monk
by Stage Tube - Feb 27, 2015

Happy Birthday, Debra Monk! The Tony Award winner made her Broadway debut in PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES in 1982. Her Broadway credits include PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES, PRELUDE TO A KISS, NICK & NORA, REDWOOD CURTAIN, PICNIC, COMPANY, CHICAGO, STEAL PIER, AH, WILDERNESS!, THOU SHALT NOT, RECKLESS, Children And Art, and CURTAINS. Monk won the Tony Award in 1993 for REDWOOD CURTAIN and was nominated for Tony Awards in 1997 and 2007 for both STEEL PIER and CURTAINS. (more...)

BWW Feature: The Unique and Sordid History of Broadway's Hudson Theatre
by Rachael Ellis - Feb 23, 2017

The Hudson Theatre, over its long history, has put the spotlight on some of the best in the business including Louis Armstrong, Elvis Presley, Barbra Streisand, Helen Hayes, Ethel Barrymore, Judith Anderson and many more! Now, Annaleigh Ashford and Jake Gyllenhaal are taking the stage in the revival of Sunday in the Park with George. But the venue has gone through quite the journey over the last 114 years. (more...)

Neil Patrick Harris to Host 'WORLD OF COLOR' Show at The Disneyland Resort This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2015

According to an announcement on the Disney Parks website, this year's OSCARS host, Broadway vet and silver screen star Neil Patrick Harris will be joining Mickey Mouse as host of the all-new 'World of Color -- Celebrate!' show, opening May 22 at Disney California Adventure park as part of the Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration. (more...)

York Symphony Orchestra Presents TITANIC on 3/4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

The York Symphony Orchestra will present Titanic on Saturday, March 4 at 7:30 p.m. at the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center in York. It is the third and final Pops performance of the 2016-2017 season. The performance will feature highlights from the Academy Award-winning film and the Tony Award-winning musical along with music performed aboard the actual ship. The evening will include a violin performance by York Symphony Orchestra Music Director Lawrence Golan and appearances by guest vocalists and award-winning Broadway actors Nat Chandler and Jennifer Hope Wills. (more...)

VIDEO: SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE's Jake Gyllenhaal and Annaleigh Ashford 'Finish the Hat' in the Recording Studio
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017

The cast recording of the recent, highly acclaimed, sold-out Broadway revival of Sunday in the Park with George, starring Jake Gyllenhaal in his Broadway debut and Tony-winning actress Annaleigh Ashford, is set for CD release on December 8 via the Arts Music division at Warner Music Group. In celebration, Gyllenhaal recently surprised fans with a special video trailer featuring behind-the-scenes footage of the recording sessions - check it out below! (more...)

The Muny Announces Creative Teams for 2015 Season; Marc Bruni, Gary Griffin, Marcia Milgrom Dodge & More!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

The Muny announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for the Muny's 2015 Season, which opens on June 15 with My Fair Lady. 'This is a thrilling roster of artists,' said Muny Artistic Director and Executive Producer Mike Isaacson. 'We look forward to bringing their vision and talent to our grand stage.' (more...)

Children and Art: New NEA Report On Arts Participation In Early Childhood
by Michael Dale - Dec 16, 2015

A new report from the National Endowment For the Arts focuses on how exposure to the arts enhances the emotional, and cognitive growth of children from birth to age eight. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 12/14/2015 - MARJORIE PRIME, MOTHERSTRUCK and More!
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! (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering a Broadway Legend- Barbara Cook
by Walter McBride - Aug 9, 2017

As BroadwayWorld sadly reported yesterday, Barbara Cook has passed away at 89. This is an enormous loss for Broadway, the golden age of television and the music world. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in St. Petersburg - Week of 8/06/2017
by BWW - Aug 6, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/06/2017 for St. Petersburg (more...)

Stephanie D'Abruzzo, Christine Pedi and Stephanie Umoh to Star in JERRY'S GIRLS at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2017

Light the Candles! Get the Ice Out! Blow the Bugle! The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, has announced Tony Award-nominee Stephanie D'Abruzzo (Avenue Q), Christine Pedi (NEWSical the Musical), and Stephanie Umoh (Ragtime) will lead the parade of the special Summer 2017 Musicals in Mufti presentation of the hit Broadway revue Jerry's Girls. (more...)

Anne Hathaway to Star in Limited Series THE AMBASSADOR'S WIFE
by TV News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

Oscar winner Anne Hathaway has will star in the limited series THE AMASSADOR'S WIFE from Entertainment One and the Mark Gordon Co. (more...)

The Gateway Announces THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW Full Cast
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Get ready to 'do the time warp again' with the cult-classic musical, The Rocky Horror Show, live and interactive at The Gateway in Bellport from August 24-September 10.  Tickets start at $59. For tickets, contact the Box Office at (631) 286-1133 or visit the website at www.TheGateway.org.  (more...)

Oscar Winner Anne Hathaway Welcomes Baby Boy with Husband Adam Shulman
by TV News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

Oscar winning actress Anne Hathaway has given birth to her first child with husband Adam Shulman. Jonathan Rosebanks Shulman arrived early on March 24th in Los Angeles. (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...)

WAKE UP with BWW 4/17/2015 - FUN HOME and More!
by Jessica Showers - Apr 17, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: WOLF HALL stars come to THEATER TALK, and FUN HOME opens on Broadway this Sunday! (more...)

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