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BWW Review: SWEET CHARITY at Manukau Performing Arts Spotlight Theatre Auckland
by Monica Moore - Oct 28, 2017

A big tick for Manukau Performing Arts' production of Sweet Charity. They have gathered top talent to create a great night's entertainment. Megan O'Reily is Charity Hope Valentine, the big eyed, tarnish-proof waif who gives her last dime to the less fortunate and her heart to any guy who will look her way. O'Reily's role is huge and she superb. One cannot help but love her. She's the deal real. The production benefits further with a stellar supporting cast and ensemble. (more...)

Barb Jungr & John McDaniel to 'FLOAT LIKE A BUTTERFLY' at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Barb Jungr & John McDaniel on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 7pm in Float Like a Butterfly The Sting Project, a collection of songs related to Sting and The Police. (more...)

Tony Award-Winning Actress Ann Wedgeworth Dies at Age 83
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2017

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Tony Award-winning actress Ann Wedgeworth has passed away. She was 83 years old. (more...)

Scoop: THE TALK 11/20 - 11/24 on CBS
by TV Scoop - Nov 16, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE TALK 11/20 - 11/24, airing on CBS (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...)

Photo Flash: Barbra Streisand, Oprah & More at 75th Annual GOLDEN GOLD AWARDS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

Last night, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) announced the winners of the 75th Annual GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS at Hollywood's Party of the Year. Show host Seth Meyers led the star-studded event which aired on NBC live from The Beverly Hilton. (more...)

Theatre At The Center Announces The Cast Of STEEL MAGNOLIAS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2018

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. Previews begin February 22 with Opening Night on February 25 for the run through March 25. (more...)

Jennifer Aniston Among Presenters Set for 75th ANNUAL GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Jan 5, 2018

Seth Meyers will host Hollywood's Party of the YearTM airing on Sunday, January 7, 2018, LIVE coast-to-coast on NBC from 5-8 p.m. PT / 8-11 p.m. ET from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. (more...)

Acclaimed Broadway Filmmaker Rick McKay Dies
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2018

BroadwayWorld is sad to share the news today that legendary filmmaker Rick McKay has passed away earlier this week. A longtime friend of the web site, and constant presence in the theatre world, McKay has long been at work on two sequels to his 2004 hit film, Broadway: The Golden Age. (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, January 29- SWEET CHARITY Dreams Her Dream on Broadway
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 29, 2018

Today we remember the groundbreaking original production of Bob Fosse's Sweet Charity, which opened on Broadway on this day in 1966. (more...)

Theatrical & VOD Release of BEAST OF BURDEN Starring Daniel Radcliffe Set for 2/23
by Movies News Desk - Jan 24, 2018

Mary Aloe, producer, and Aloe Entertainment, along with WYSJ Media, Paul Schiff Productions, MGMT Entertainment and Coastal Film Studios, along with Voltage Pictures, are pleased to announce the upcoming theatrical and VOD release of eOne's / Momentum Pictures BEAST OF BURDEN, starring Daniel Radcliffe, Grace Gummer and Pablo Schreiber. (more...)

Aspire Community Theatre Announces SWEET CHARITY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2018

The second production in Aspire Community Theatre's 2017-2018 season is SWEET CHARITY. (more...)

Barb Jungr & John McDaniel to 'FLOAT LIKE A BUTTERFLY' at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Barb Jungr & John McDaniel today, January 16, 2018 at 7pm in Float Like a Butterfly The Sting Project, a collection of songs related to Sting and The Police. (more...)

Filmmaker James L. Brooks to Receive WGAW's 2018 Laurel Award for Screenwriting Achievement
by Movies News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

Iconic screenwriter-director-producer James L. Brooks, whose acclaimed films include Terms of Endearment, Broadcast News, and As Good As It Gets, has been named the recipient of the Writers Guild of America West's 2018 Laurel Award for Screenwriting Achievement in recognition of his extraordinary career and body of work. (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...)

Anna Camp and Thomas Sadoski to Star in BELLEVILLE at Pasadena Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2018

Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theater of California, announces a new Hitchcock-style drama Belleville by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Obie Award winner Amy Herzog.  Performances run from Wednesday, April 18 to Sunday, May 13; the press opening is April 22.  (more...)

Tony Nominated Broadway Star Melissa Errico Makes New Orleans Debut On March 1 With Special Guest Bryan Batt
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2018

Tony Award-nominated singer, actress and writer Melissa Errico, has starred on Broadway in 'Anna Karenina,' 'My Fair Lady,' 'High Society' and many other stellar productions. On March 1, 2018 she will make her New Orleans debut with the special Broadway @ NOCCA concert 'Sondheim & More' at Lupin Hall, as a benefit for the The NOCCA Institute. (more...)

The Playhouse At Allenberry Announces The Cast Of STEEL MAGNOLIAS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 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...)

New York Film Critics Series And NJPAC Celebrates 40th Anniversary Of National Lampoon's Classic Film, Animal House
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2017

New York Film Critics Series (NYFCS) in a special partnership with New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) will present a unique movie experience celebrating the 40th Anniversary of National Lampoon's Animal House on Friday February 16th, 2018 at 8pm. The iconic Animal House movie starring John Belushi, Tim Matheson , Peter Riegert, Karen Allen, Thomas Hulce, Stephen Furst, and Donald Sutherland which is a direct spin-off from National Lampoon about a misfit group of fraternity members who challenge the authority of the dean of Faber College. (more...)

BWW Interview: FilmStruck's Alicia Malone On What Strikes Her Cinematic Fancies
by Gil Kaan - Dec 4, 2017

A well-guarded, open secret of cinema aficionados, FilmStruck has been streaming their ever-expanding library of contemporary, art-house, indie, foreign and cult films to their subscribers for over a year now. FilmStruck also has the exclusive streaming service to the Criterion Collection library. We had the chance to interview FilmStruck interviewer Alicia Malone on the particulars of FilmStruck. (more...)

More Presenters Announces for 75th 75TH ANNUAL GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS ON 1/7
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2017

More Presenters Announces for 75th 75TH ANNUAL GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS ON 1/7 (more...)

Alicia Vikander, Carol Burnett and More To Present at 1/7 Golden Globes
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2017

Alicia Vikander, Carol Burnett and More To Present at 1/7 Golden Globes (more...)

AGAINST THE HILLSIDE, DIDO OF IDAHO and BUMP to Premiere at EST in 2018
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST) has announced three World Premiere productions for the EST 2018 season. (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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