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Kate Burton, Constance Wu, and More Join Benoist and Flockhart in Reading of TERMS OF ENDEARMENT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2018

As previously reported, an exclusive one-night-only reading of Terms of Endearment is headed to The Geffen Playhouse. Newly announced Kate Burton, Willie Garson, Alfred Molina, Kumail Nanjiani, and Italia Ricci join the cast. (more...)

Photo Flash: Marriott Theatre Presents SWEET CHARITY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

From the high-spirited bustling and gritty streets of 1960s New York City comes the Tony Award-winning Broadway phenomenon, SWEET CHARITY, continuing Marriott Theatre's sensational 2018 season, running September 5 through October 28 with a press opening on Wednesday, September 12 at 7:30 p.m. at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. Based on Federico Fellini's screenplay for "Nights of Cabiria", SWEET CHARITY features a captivating, groovy, mid-1960s score by Cy Coleman, sparkling lyrics by Dorothy Fields, and a hilarious book by Neil Simon.  (more...)

VIDEO: First Look at SWEET CHARITY at Marriott Theatre
by Stage Tube - Sep 11, 2018

From the high-spirited bustling and gritty streets of 1960s New York City comes the Tony Award-winning Broadway phenomenon, SWEET CHARITY, continuing Marriott Theatre's sensational 2018 season, running September 5 through October 28 with a press opening on Wednesday, September 12 at 7:30 p.m. at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. (more...)

Photo Flash: Anne Horak Leads SWEET CHARITY at Marriott Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

From the high-spirited bustling and gritty streets of 1960s New York City comes the Tony Award-winning Broadway phenomenon, SWEET CHARITY, continuing Marriott Theatre's sensational 2018 season, running September 5 through October 28 with a press opening on Wednesday, September 12 at 7:30 p.m. at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. (more...)

BWW Review: A CELEBRATION OF LIFE The L.A. Memorial tribute to Alan Johnson at The Performing Arts Center
by Valerie-Jean Miller - Oct 29, 2018

A CELEBRATION OF LIFE The Los Angeles Memorial/Tribute for Alan Johnson at The Performing Arts Center October 14, 2018 Alan Johnson was truly a man of many talents. On Sunday, October 14th, 2018, friends, all of whom are either dancers, choreographers, directors or actors, or all combined, that have had the honor to work with or befriend him, gathered at The Performing Arts Center in Los Angeles, CA, owned by Joe Malone and Nanci Hammond Malone, two superb dancers/teachers that donated their facility for this event, to honor, reminisce and celebrate Alan's wondrous life and career. (more...)

TERMS OF ENDEARMENT Reading Raises More Than $100K For SU2C And Geffen Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2018

More than $100,000 was raised at the exclusive one-night-only reading of Terms of Endearment presented by Berlanti Productions and Jessica Queller at the Geffen Playhouse, it was announced today. All proceeds from the fundraiser will benefit Stand Up To Cancer and Geffen Playhouse's New Play Development Program. (more...)

Totem Pole Playhouse To Open The Totem Pole Playhouse Academy With Intensive Workshop In Film And TV Acting
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

Totem Pole Playhouse, America's beloved summer theatre located in Caledonia State Park between Gettysburg and Chambersburg, PA, has announced the opening of the Totem Pole Playhouse Academy. The new performing arts training center will be housed in the Playhouse's recently renovated rehearsal space named after Totem Pole's former Artistic Producer and Directors, Carl Schurr and Wil Love. (more...)

New York Stage & Film's Annual Gala to Honor Patricia Wettig, Ken Olin, And Johanna Pfaelzer
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2018

New York Stage and Film is thrilled to announce that its annual Winter Gala will honor playwright and Emmy award-winning actress Patricia Wettig (F2M, 'Brothers and Sisters,' 'thirtysomething') and Executive Producer/director/actor Ken Olin ('This Is Us,' 'Alias,' 'Brothers & Sisters,' 'thirtysomething'), and, in recognition for her years of dedication to New York Stage and Film, Artistic Director Johanna Pfaelzer, who is stepping down from her post at the end of the 2019 Powerhouse Summer Season. (more...)

Alex Brightman And Tamyra Gray To Star In Readings Of New Musical THE GAME
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2018

THE GAME, a new musical with book and lyrics by Eric Kornfeld and music by John McDaniel, will be presented in a private industry presentation, Thursday, December 6 at 3:30pm and Friday, December 7, 2018 at 11am. Presentations will be held at Pearl Studios. (more...)

TCM Classic Film Festival to Open with WHEN HARRY MET SALLY Reunion
by TV News Desk - Nov 29, 2018

Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will kick off the 10th annual TCM Classic Film Festival on Thursday, April 11th with a 30th anniversary screening of the seminal romantic comedy When Harry Met Sally... with beloved stars Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan and acclaimed director/producer Rob Reiner in attendance. The 2019 TCM Classic Film Festival, held in the heart of Hollywood April 11th-14th, marks the 10th annual celebration of classic films on the big screen from TCM. The TCM network will also celebrate its 25th anniversary on closing night of the festival. (more...)

BWW Flashback: The Iconic Stars That Inspired New FX Series FOSSE/VERDON
by Paul Smith - Nov 27, 2018

BroadwayWorld reported last week the additional cast that will appear in Fosse/Verdon, an eight episode limited series from award-winning producers Thomas Kail, Steven Levenson, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Joel Fields. Production on the series, now officially titled Fosse/Verdon, is currently underway in New York City ahead of its premiere on FX in Spring 2019. (more...)

Norbert Leo Butz, Laura Osnes, Ethan Slater & More Join Cast of FX's FOSSE/VERDON
by TV News Desk - Nov 19, 2018

FX today announced the additional cast that will appear in Fosse/Verdon, an eight episode limited series from award-winning producers Thomas Kail, Steven Levenson, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Joel Fields. Production on the series, now officially titled Fosse/Verdon, is currently underway in New York City ahead of its premiere on FX in Spring 2019. (more...)

The TROCKS Return To NYC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2018

The Joyce Theater Foundation (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) is thrilled to present the return of the internationally adored Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo for three weeks, December 11-30. Hot off a blockbuster tour of the United Kingdom and Ireland, the beautiful and brilliantly bawdy gals of the "Trocks," as they are affectionately known, will offer two programs during the engagement, including Joyce premieres as well as audience favorites. The season shows off the company's award-winning dancers performing a perfect mix of loving interpretations and hilarious parodies of ballet classics. Tickets are $49-$65 and can be arranged by calling JoyceCharge at 212-242-0800 or online at www.joyce.org. Please note: ticket prices are subject to change. The Joyce Theater is located at 175 Eighth Avenue at 19th Street, in Chelsea. (more...)

Film Composer, Arranger and Orchestrator Chris Boardman to Lead Two-Day Score-Com Symposium
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2018

Internationally known film composer, arranger, orchestrator and music professor Chris Boardman will provide insights on composing music for film during the Nashville Composers Association's annual Score-Com Symposium from June 17-18 (Saturday-Sunday) in Nashville. (more...)

Chicago Film Festival CEO to Step Down at the End of 2018
by TV News Desk - May 7, 2018

Michael Kutza, Founder and CEO of Cinema/Chicago, the presenting organization of the Chicago International Film Festival, today announced that he will be retiring from his role at the end of 2018. (more...)

BWW Feature: PDS's Star-Studded Luncheon and Gypsy Award Ceremony at The Beverly Hilton Hotel International Ballroom
by Valerie-Jean Miller - May 5, 2018

4/15/18 ~ HONORING GEORGE CHAKIRIS, BARRIE CHASE & TONI BASIL There's a certain feeling that invades my consciousness when I attend a Dancer's Event... It is a deep, passionate, all-encompassing love amongst it's members. And that is what I was feeling, attending a most prestigious (in my opinion) Event; The Professional Dancer's Society 31st Annual Luncheon & “Gypsy” Award Ceremony, held Yearly in the International Room at the Beverly Hilton. (more...)

Barrett Foa and Jon Jon Briones Join Laura Bell Bundy in SWEET CHARITY
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

Single tickets are now on sale for the inaugural REPRISE 2.0 production of Sweet Charity. Directed and choreographed by Kathleen Marshall, the classic Broadway hit plays from June 20 to July 1 at UCLA's Freud Playhouse. REPRISE 2.0 is led by producing artistic director Marcia Seligson. (more...)

McCarter Theatre Center Announces Lineup For 17th Annual Artists' Retreat
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2018

McCarter is proud to welcome a group of esteemed and emerging playwrights and theater artists to Princeton for the Sallie B. Goodman Artists' Retreat. The annual Retreat in June is a centerpiece of McCarter's LAB, a platform and creative incubator devoted to ongoing theatrical development and artist cultivation. The 2018 Retreat will take place from June 6 - June 13. (more...)

Reprise 2.0 Completes Cast of SWEET CHARITY; Terron Brooks, Krystal Joy Brown, and More
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

Casting is now complete for the inaugural REPRISE 2.0 production of Sweet Charity. Directed and choreographed by Kathleen Marshall, the classic Broadway hit plays from June 20 to July 1 at UCLA's Freud Playhouse.  (more...)

RosettaBooks Releases 'Excuse Me While I Slip Into Someone More Comfortable' By Eric Poole
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018

In the great tradition of David Sedaris, David Rakoff, and Augusten Burroughs, memoirist Eric Poole recounts his quirky childhood years in utterly hilarious and painful detail in his new memoir, Excuse Me While I Slip Into Someone More Comfortable. (more...)

VTA'S 2018 Summer Cool Films Series Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

Victoria Theatre Association's announces the 201 Summer Cool Films Series line-up running July 6-Aug. 26, plus titles for Reel Late at the Vic late night movies!  Passbooks and -new- individual tickets for the series go on sale May 14 at Ticket Center Stage.  Call (937) 228-3630, toll free (888) 228-3630 or purchase online at www.ticketcenterstage.com. (more...)

PHOTOS: It's a GLEE-union! The Cast of GLEE Reunites!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2018

Matthew and Lea and Jane, oh my! The cast of Glee recently held a get together bringing the whole club back together around the dinner table. Check out what the cast shared on social media! (more...)

REPRISE 2.0 Season Starts with SWEET CHARITY Directed By Kathleen Marshall; VICTOR/VICTORIA and GRAND HOTEL to Follow
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

REPRISE 2.0 is now announced, presenting a season of three classic American musicals at UCLA's Freud Playhouse, by Marcia Seligson, Producing Artistic Director of the new performing arts organization.  REPRISE 2.0 is partnering with the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television's Department of Theater (UCLA TFT), chaired by Brian Kite.  (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Original Cast Member William Ryall Checks Back Into GRAND HOTEL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2018

William Ryall has been around for all of it. Not only was he a member of the original 1989 cast, but he will star as Colonel Doctor Otternschlag when the Encores! run begins tonight. We checked in with Ryall to get the scoop on Grand Hotel then and now... (more...)

John James to Star in THE MIRACLE WORKER
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2018

Golden Globe nominee John James headlines the cast of William Gibson's The Miracle Worker at Judson Theatre Company (Morgan Sills, Executive Producer and Daniel Haley, Artistic Director). James is best known for playing "Jeff Colby" in the primetime soap Dynasty and its spinoff series The Colbys.   (more...)

Mary Aloe & Aloe Entertainment Announce U.S. Theatrical Release of DEAR DICTATOR
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2018

Mary Aloe, producer, Aloe Entertainment and Grodink/Aloe Productions, Aperture Media Partners, Fortitude International, Coastal, Defiant Pictures and WYSJ Media are pleased to announce Cinedigm's upcoming theatrical and VOD release of DEAR DICTATOR, starring Michael Caine, Katie Holmes and Odeya Rush ('Lady Bird'), Jason Biggs, and Seth Green. (more...)

Photo Flash: Laura Bell Bundy and the Cast of SWEET CHARITY Celebrate Opening Night at Reprise 2.0
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2018

REPRISE 2.0 (led by Producing Artistic Director Marcia Seligson), in association with the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television's Department of Theater (UCLA TFT) chaired by Brian Kite, presents its inaugural production of Sweet Charity.  Directed and choreographed by Kathleen Marshall with musical direction by Gerald Sternbach, the classic Broadway hit plays through July 1 at UCLA's Freud Playhouse. Take a look at photos from the show's opening night below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Judy Kuhn, Mary Testa, and Amy Bodnar in STEEL MAGNOLIAS at Cape Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

The historic Cape Playhouse's 92nd season kicks off with Robert Harling's poignant Steel Magnolias. Starring Judy Kuhn, Mary Testa, and Amy Bodnar, and directed by Pamela Hunt, Steel Magnolias plays through 23. Check out photos from the production below! (more...)

VIDEO: Chita Rivera Accepts her Lifetime Achievement Tony Award Saying 'Theatre is Life'
by Stage Tube - Jun 10, 2018

saasdasdThe iconic Chita Rivera's career is practically unparalleled in the history of the American theatre, and on Sunday, she was honored with a Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement. In accepting her award, she said, 'I wouldn't trade my life in the theatre for anything, because theatre is life.' The legendary triple-threat closed her speech saying, 'There's still a lot of salt left in this shaker.' (more...)

Chita Rivera Wins 2018 Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement Award
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2018

Chita Rivera has won the 2018 Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement Award. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - July 9, 2018
by - Jul 9, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 9 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Choreographer Alan Johnson Passes Away
by Stephanie Wild - Jul 8, 2018

BroadwayWorld has learned Alan Johnson, the choreographer best known for his work on West Side Story, as well as The Producers and other Mel Brooks films, has passed away in his sleep this morning. (more...)

Kevin Winkler To Introduce The Film SWEET CHARITY At The Quad Cinema as Part of Bob Fosse Film Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2018

This coming Saturday, August 4 that 1:00pm, Kevin Winkler, the author of the recently acclaimed book, BIG DEAL: Bob Fosse and Dance in the American Musical, will introduce the film "SWEET CHARITY" at the Quad Cinema, 34 West 13th St NYC 10011. The film is part of the current Bob Fosse film series. This screening will be the uncut, original roadshow version of the film, that starred Shirley MacLaine, Chita Rivera, John McMartin, Sammy Davis, Jr., Stubby Kaye, Paula Kelly, Ben Vereen. This was Fosse's first film that he directed. The film received three Academy Award nominations. (more...)

Original Version of SWEET CHARITY to air this Saturday at Quad Cinema
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2018

This coming Saturday, August 4that 1;oopm, Kevin Winkler, the author of the recently acclaimed book - . BIG DEAL: Bob Fosse and Dance in the American Musical, will introduce the film "SWEET CHARITY" at the Quad Cinema, 34 West 13thSt NYC 10011.  The film is part of the current Bob Fosse film series.  This screening will be the uncut, original roadshow version of the film, that starred Shirley MacLaine, Chita Rivera, John McMartin, Sammy Davis, Jr., Stubby Kaye, Paula Kelly, Ben Vereen.  This was Fosse's first film that he directed. The film received three Academy Award nominations. (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, July 14- Remembering Arthur Laurents
by Stage Tube - Jul 14, 2018

Arthur Laurents was best known for his work as librettist on Gypsy and West Side Story, but was also well known as a playwright, having won a Tony Award® for Hallelujah, Baby! in 1968. Later as a director, he was Tony-nominated for Gypsy in 1975 (and the 2008 revival) as well as the original 1984 La Cage Aux Folles. (more...)

Keep On Trockin'! LES BALLETS TROCKADERO DE MONTE CARLO Are Back At The McCallum
by David Green - Jan 9, 2019

The McCallum Theatre presents Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo on Tuesday, January 29, at 8:00pm. Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo was founded in 1974 by a group of ballet enthusiasts for the purpose of presenting a playful, entertaining view of traditional, classical ballet in parody form and en travesti, Les Ballets Trockadero first performed in the late-late shows in Off-Off Broadway lofts. The Trocks, as they are affectionately known, quickly garnered a major critical essay by Arlene Croce in The New Yorker, which combined with reviews in The New York Timesand The Village Voice, established the company as an artistic and popular success. By mid-1975, the Trocks' loving knowledge of dance, comic approach, and commitment to the notion that men can, indeed, dance en pointe without falling flat on their faces, was already garnering attention beyond the company's New York home. Articles and notices in publications such asVariety, Oui, The London Daily Telegraph, as well as a Richard Avedon photo essay in Vogue, made the company nationally and internationally known. (more...)

HBO to Premiere BRESLIN AND HAMILL: DEADLINE ARTISTS
by TV News Desk - Jan 8, 2019

Brilliant writers, tribunes of the working class and icons of the lost world of newspapering, Jimmy Breslin and his friend Pete Hamill personified New York City. For five decades, these colorful columnists spoke for ordinary people and brought passion, wit and literary merit to their reporting on their city and nation. Their writings probed issues of race, class and the practice of journalism that resonate powerfully today. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 1/7: Sara Bareilles and Gavin Creel Begin in WAITRESS, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Jan 7, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Sara Bareilles and Gavin Creel begin in Waitress, and more! (more...)

AARP The Magazine Announces Nominees for the Movies for Grownups Awards
by TV News Desk - Jan 3, 2019

AARP The Magazine today announced the nominees for the upcoming 18th Annual Movies for Grownups® Awards, with A Star Is Born, BlacKkKlansman, Can You Ever Forgive Me?, Green Book and Roma contending in the Best Picture/Best Movie for Grownups category. The awards celebrate 2018's standout films with unique appeal to movie lovers with a grownup state of mind and recognize the inspiring artists who make them. Celebrated comedian and actor Martin Short will host the star-studded evening at the Beverly Wilshire, Beverly Hills on Monday, February 4.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Theatre at The Center's Production Of STEEL MAGNOLIAS Celebrates Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2018

The red carpet was full of beauty and style at the Opening Night of Steel Magnolias at Theatre at the Center on Sunday, February 25.  Cory Goodrich, in the role of M'Lynn, Landree Fleming, as Shelby, and Heidi Kettenring as Truvy, lead the cast of Theatre at the Center's Steel Magnolias with Joslyn Yvonne Jones as Ouiser, Jeannie Affelder as Clairee and Myesha-Tiara as Annelle.  The show continues through March 25. (more...)

NSAL Florida East Coast Chapter Seeks Actors And Singers For Competitions
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2018

The National Society of Arts and Letters has discovered an array of stars including actress Shirley MacLaine, opera singer Jessye Norman, Broadway great Megan Hilty. Now, the Florida East Coast Chapter, (including the Keys to Orlando) is seeking dramatic actors and operatic singers to compete for their moment in the spotlight! Applications for The National Drama Competition and the Dorothy Lincoln-Smith Competition are now open at www.nsalfloridaeast.org. (more...)

Career Achievement Award Winner Announced for Great Performances Movies for Grownups Awards with AARP the Magazine
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2018

Shirley MacLaine will receive AARP The Magazine's2018 Movies for Grownups Career Achievement Award, the publication announced today. MacLaine will be honored at the 18th annual Movies for Grownups® Awards ceremony on Feb. 4, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. (more...)

Shirley MacLaine to Receive Career Achievement Honor at AARP's Movies for Grownups Awards
by TV News Desk - Dec 18, 2018

Shirley MacLaine will receive AARP The Magazine's 2018 Movies for Grownups Career Achievement Award, the publication announced today. MacLaine will be honored at the 18th annual Movies for Grownups® Awards ceremony on Feb. 4, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. (more...)

Melissa Benoist, Calista Flockhart, and Chris Wood Will Lead TERMS OF ENDEARMENT Benefit Reading in Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2018

Berlanti Productions and Jessica Queller will present an exclusive one-night-only reading of Terms of Endearment at the Geffen Playhouse, it was announced today. All proceeds from the fundraiser will benefit Stand Up To Cancer and Geffen Playhouse's New Play Development Program. (more...)

Anne Horak Stars in Marriott Theatre's SWEET CHARITY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2018

From the high-spirited bustling and gritty streets of 1960s New York City comes the Tony Award-winning Broadway phenomenon, SWEET CHARITY, continuing Marriott Theatre's sensational 2018 season, running September 5 through October 28 with a press opening on Wednesday, September 12 at 7:30 p.m. at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: New York's Palace Theatre- The Valhalla of Vaudeville
by Trav S. D. - Aug 10, 2018

Built in 1913 as the flagship for the big time vaudeville circuit run by E.F. Albee and Martin Beck, manager of the Western Vaudeville Managers Association, the Palace was the perfect showplace for the biggest of big time vaudeville during the last two decades of its existence. (more...)

Robert Molloy, Grandson of George Steinbrenner, Creates New Florida-Based Production Company, Pinstripe Productions
by TV News Desk - Aug 10, 2018

Robert Molloy, grandson of George Steinbrenner, Kristian Krempel, President of FX Group and Joseph Restaino, Partner, Character Brigade have joined forces to create Pinstripe Productions, LLC, a new production company based in Florida. Pinstripe will focus on bringing film production back to the Sunshine State. Molloy, Krempel and Restaino will each retain the title of Partner in the new venture. The company's first project is currently in development and will start filming in the fall with a release planned for 2020. (more...)

American Pops Orchestra Announces Winners of New Vocal Competition
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2018

Maestro LUKE FRAZIER and THE AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - has announced the winners of their first annual vocal competition, "NextGen: Finding The Voices of Tomorrow." The First Place female winner is Nia Savoy (Howard University) and the First Place male winner is Evan LaChance (The Catholic University of America). (more...)

Tony Award-Winning Lighting Designer, Natasha Katz, Accepts The 2018 Apple Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2018

The Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance, a department within the College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts at Wayne State University, will honor legendary Broadway lighting designer, Natasha Katz, with the 2018 Apple Award on Thursday, April 19, 2018 during an invitation-only ceremony at the Fisher Theatre prior to that evening's performance of Broadway's 'School of Rock,' for which Ms. Katz designed the lighting. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Keystone Theatrics' STEEL MAGNOLIAS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2018

Keystone Theatrics presents Robert Harling's Steel Magnolias at The Playhouse at Allenberry, April 6-14, 2018. The fifth production in the 2017-18 Mainstage Season, 'Steel Magnolias' is a glimpse into the lives of six Southern women who are 'delicate as magnolias but as tough as steel.' (more...)

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