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BAREFOOT IN THE PARK, BABY CASE and More Set for Stage Door Players' 43rd Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

Recently named one of Atlanta's Top 5 Theater Companies by CBS Local for the 2015­2016 Season, Stage Door Players, Dunwoody's own professional theatre company, is proud to announce its 43rd season of entertaining, exciting programming. (more...)

BAREFOOT IN THE PARK, BABY CASE and More Set for Stage Door Players' 43rd Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Recently named one of Atlanta's Top 5 Theater Companies by CBS Local for the 2015­2016 Season, Stage Door Players, Dunwoody's own professional theatre company, is proud to announce its 43rd season of entertaining, exciting programming. (more...)

Sean Hayes to Star in New Play Based on Life of Legendary Actor & Composer Oscar Levant
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2015

Beth Williams (Grove Entertainment), Barbara Whitman Productions and Hazy Mills Productions are pleased to announce the development of a new play based on the life of the legendary performer Oscar Levant. (more...)

BWW Interview: Phil Johnson on Comedy from Stage to The Fringe and Beyond
by Erica Miner - Oct 5, 2015

JEWISH JOKE, a one-man show about an irascible Jewish comedy screenwriter in 1950's Hollywood (more...)

NBC Sports to Present BREEDERS' CUP CHALLENGE SERIES This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2015

Final automatic qualifying positions for the Breeders' Cup World Championships will be at stake at Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Ky., this weekend (more...)

UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts Department of Drama to Present SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS, 5/30-6/6
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2015

UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts Department of Drama presents Sweet Smell of Success May 30 - June 6, 2015 in the Claire Trevor Theatre. (more...)

TN Shakespeare Company to Present TENDERLY, THE ROSEMARY CLOONEY MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2015

Tennessee Shakespeare Company, in partnership with the University of Memphis' Department of Theatre & Dance, presents its first developing musical reading on the U of M mainstage with Tenderly, The Rosemary Clooney Musical by Janet Yates Vogt and Mark Freidman on May 23 at 7:00 pm. (more...)

Catalina Bar & Grill Hosts a Broadway Star with NEILE ADAMS SINGS KANDER & EBB
by Marianka Swain - May 31, 2016

Catalina Bar & Grill, 6725 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood, CA 90028 will present Broadway, film and television star Neile Adams in NEILE ADAMS SINGS KANDER & EBB, featuring popular show tunes from "Chicago," "The Rink," "Flora the Red Menace," "Kiss of the Spider Woman," "The Act," "Steel Pier," "Funny Lady" "Woman of the Year" and "The Happy Time." The show will be presented on Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 8:30p.m. (more...)

UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts Department of Drama Presents SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS, Now thru 6/6
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2015

UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts Department of Drama presents Sweet Smell of Success tonight, May 30 - June 6, 2015 in the Claire Trevor Theatre. (more...)

Neile Adams Coming to Hollywood's Catalina Bar & Grill, 6/25
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

Catalina Bar & Grill, 6725 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood, CA 90028 will present Broadway, film and television star, Neile Adams in 'AN EVENING WITH NEILE ADAMS,' featuring popular show tunes. The show will be presented on Thursday, June 25, 2015 at 8:30 p.m. (more...)

Agent Recalls Rex Harrison's MY FAIR LADY Stage Fright, Musical's Cut Songs
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

In light of a performance of the 'lost songs' of MY FAIR LADY at the University of Sheffield, the New York Post writes about Julie Andrews' agent Richard Seff and his memories of the musical's first preview -- and star Rex Harrison's stage fright -- on February 4, 1956 in New Haven, Conn. (more...)

HAMILTON Benefit Performance in San Francisco Raises Nearly $1 Million for Cancer Research
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation hosted a benefit performance of the Broadway musical HAMILTON on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at the SHN Orpheum Theatre in San Francisco, raising almost $1 million for innovative cancer research. (more...)

Comedian Desiree Burch Joins the Cast of THIS JOINT IS JUMPIN'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Comedian, actor, writer and storyteller Desiree Burch is joining New York's hottest jazz musicians and tap dancers for the world premiere of This Joint is Jumpin', a red-hot 1920's Harlem rent party celebration of jazz icon Fats Waller's life and music, at The Other Palace Studio from 4 - 15 April. (more...)

BWW Interview: Mackenzie Messick and Steven Reddington of STATE FAIR
by Justin Cole Adams - Mar 23, 2017

The leads from STATE FAIR at Agape Players talk about the show and about the creative process. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 3/14/16- SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS
by Stage Tube - Mar 14, 2016

Today in 2002, Sweet Smell of Success opened at the Martin Beck Theatre (now the Al Hirschfeld Theatre), where it ran for 109 performances. Created by Marvin Hamlisch (music), Craig Carnelia (lyrics), and John Guare (book), the show is based on the 1957 movie of the same name. It tells the story of a powerful newspaper columnist named J. J. Hunsecker (based on famed New York columnist Walter Winchell) who uses his connections to ruin his sister's relationship with a man he deems inappropriate. The show starred John Lithgow as J.J. Hunsecker, and Brian d'Arcy James as Sidney Falcone. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 3/14/15- SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS
by Stage Tube - Mar 14, 2015

Today in 2002, Sweet Smell of Success opened at the Martin Beck Theatre (now the Al Hirschfeld Theatre), where it ran for 109 performances. Created by Marvin Hamlisch (music), Craig Carnelia (lyrics), and John Guare (book), the show is based on the 1957 movie of the same name. It tells the story of a powerful newspaper columnist named J. J. Hunsecker (based on famed New York columnist Walter Winchell) who uses his connections to ruin his sister's relationship with a man he deems inappropriate. The show starred John Lithgow as J.J. Hunsecker, and Brian d'Arcy James as Sidney Falcone. (more...)

Barry Mishon to Present NEILE ADAMS: ALL THE LIVES OF ME at Pizza Express Live, The Pheasantry
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Barry Mishon, Pizza Express Live, The Pheasantry will present "NEILE ADAMS - All The Lives of Me," a musical celebration of her life, on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, March 23 - 25, 2017 at 8:30 p.m. at Pizza Express Live, The Pheasantry, 152 Kings Road, Chelsea, London, SW3 4UT. (more...)

BWW Review: New Line Theatre's Smashing SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS
by Chris Gibson - Jun 9, 2017

There are so many things to love about New Line Theatre's latest production, SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS, that this review is certain to be filled with superlatives. I've watched the 1957 film a number of times, and I like the way John Guare's book for the show uses the first act as a backstory before it touches on the events that actually take place in the movie during the second act. By attacking the story this way Guare adds depth and establishes the characters in ways that the film doesn't. The score is a cool and jazz-tinged effort by the late Marvin Hamlisch, with lyrics, by Craig Camelia, which give the numbers added bite. It's clear to me that the show requires the intimacy this production provides to fully succeed, and also explains its short run on Broadway. That's just one of the things that New Line does so consistently well. The movie is a dark, film noir masterpiece, and in adapting it as a musical for a large stage that claustrophobic atmosphere that is so necessary to the genre is lost. Here, the viewer becomes a fly on the wall, observing the machinations of the plot unfolding in the same way that the film utilizes closeups and shadows to pull us into its cynical world. Superior performances, a great band, and sharp direction make this show a must-see. (more...)

Stage Door Players' 43rd Season to Feature BAREFOOT IN THE PARK, BABY CASE & More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2016

Stage Door Players, Dunwoody's own professional professional theatre company, is proud to announce its 43rd season of entertaining, exciting programming. Stage Door Players is dedicated to bringing a professional, live theatre to the City of Dunwoody and the Greater Metropolitan Atlanta area. We emphasize quality and professionalism in our productions, while expanding the theatrical knowledge and experience of our audience, and our talent. We are committed to serving the entire community and to continually developing new theatre-going audiences. (more...)

UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts Department of Drama to Present SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS, 5/30-6/6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2015

UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts Department of Drama presents Sweet Smell of Success May 30 - June 6, 2015 in the Claire Trevor Theatre. (more...)

New Line Sets Full 26th Season; Casting Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2016

New Line Theatre, 'the bad boy of musical theatre,' announces its 26th season of adult, alternative musical theatre, including the world premiere of a new revised version of the wild, 1969 adult jazz-rock musical CELEBRATION, by the creators of The Fantasticks, running Sept. 29-Oct. 22, 2016; followed by Kander & Ebb's rarely produced gem ZORBA, running March 2-25, 2017; then the regional premiere of the pitch-black 2002 jazz-rock musical THE SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS, based on the famous novel and film, running June 1-24, 2017; and the world premiere of the third installment of New Line's own creation, the new revue OUT ON BROADWAY: THE THIRD COMING, running August 3-19, 2017. All New Line's mainstage shows will be in the company's new home, the Marcelle Theater, the new blackbox theatre in Grand Center, St. Louis' arts district. (more...)

Neile Adams Comes to Hollywood's Catalina Bar & Grill Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2015

Catalina Bar & Grill, 6725 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood, CA 90028 will present Broadway, film and television star, Neile Adams in 'AN EVENING WITH NEILE ADAMS,' featuring popular show tunes. The show will be presented tonight, June 25, 2015 at 8:30 p.m. (more...)

Stage Door Players Set 43rd Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

Stage Door Players, Dunwoody's own professional professional theatre company, is proud to announce its 43rd season of entertaining, exciting programming. Stage Door Players is dedicated to bringing a professional, live theatre to the City of Dunwoody and the Greater Metropolitan Atlanta area. We emphasize quality and professionalism in our productions, while expanding the theatrical knowledge and experience of our audience, and our talent. We are committed to serving the entire community and to continually developing new theatre-going audiences. (more...)

Victoria Platt Joins Cast of BUILDING THE WALL at Fountain Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Beginning June 24, actress Victoria Platt will play the role of Gloria, joining actor Bo Foxworth in the Fountain Theatre's smash hit production of Building the Wall by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan. Building the Wall opened at the Fountain in March, where it was the first in a series of productions taking place across the U.S. as part of a National New Plays Network Rolling World Premiere. The Fountain recently announced an extension through Aug. 27. (more...)

Photo Flash: SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS is in the Air at New Line Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Welcome to Broadway, the glamour, power, and sleaze capital of the universe. (more...)

KSO Extends Contract of President & CEO Peter H. Gistelink
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2016

? The Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra Board of Directors proudly announces the extension of Peter H. Gistelinck's contract as its President & CEO for an additional term, through the end of the 2021-2022 concert season. Mr. Gistelinck was initially selected for the position following an international search in 2013 and began his tenure as President & CEO in May 2014. (more...)

Stage & Screen Star Carol Burnett to Receive 2015 SAG Life Achievement Award
by TV News Desk - Jul 20, 2015

Carol Burnett – comedic trailblazer, actor, singer, dancer, producer and author – has been named the 52nd recipient of SAG-AFTRA's highest tribute: the SAG Life Achievement Award for career achievement and humanitarian accomplishment. (more...)

Stanley Tucci & Felicity Blunt Welcome Baby Boy Matteo Oliver!
by TV News Desk - Jan 29, 2015

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Matthew VanBeisen Becomes Seventh University Musical Society President
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

 Matthew VanBesien, president of the New York Philharmonic, will become president of the University Musical Society of the University of Michigan in July 2017. (more...)

University Musical Society Announces Matthew VanBesien as New President
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

Matthew VanBesien, president of the New York Philharmonic, will become president of the University Musical Society of the University of Michigan in July 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: LIE, CHEAT AND GENUFLECT by Billy Van Zandt and Jane Milmore at the Carrollwood Players
by Peter Nason - Jan 19, 2017

It's like 'Some Like It Hot' meets 'Nuns on the Run!' (more...)

Investigation Discovery Premieres New Series VANITY FAIR CONFIDENTIAL Tonight
by TV News Desk - Jan 19, 2015

Vanity Fair has covered some of the most fascinating crimes and dramas of our age, shedding light on everything from salacious sex scandals to cold-blooded murder. (more...)

BWW Feature: STATE FAIR at Agape Players
by Justin Cole Adams - Feb 28, 2017

The Agape Players bring STATE FAIR comes to the Infinite Energy Theater for three performances. (more...)

BWW Review: Josephine Reigns Supreme in THE LAST NIGHT OF JOSEPHINE BAKER at Midtown Arts Center
by Gary Laird - Feb 27, 2017

Josephine reigns supreme in THE LAST NIGHT OF JOSEPHINE BAKER. (more...)

COMMEDIA DELL'ARTICHOKE to Play Gene Frankel Theatre in 2016
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

Frances Black Projects in association with CAP21 proudly presents Commedia dell'Artichoke, a new comedy about love, dreams, pizza and trying to make it in New York. This production, a contemporary take on commedia dell'arte - the classic Italian style of theatre with masked actors performing a blend of scripted and improvised comedic scenarios - plays January 15 - February 6 at the Gene Frankel Theatre (24 Bond Street, between Bowery and Lafayette). (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 18, 2016
by - Dec 18, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 18 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 18, 2015
by - Dec 18, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 18 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: MAX STEEL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

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Velocity Tech Solutions Partners with DataCore to Deliver Hyper-Converged and Software-Defined Storage Solutions
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

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Velocity Tech Solutions Partners with DataCore to Deliver Hyper-Converged and Software-Defined Storage Solutions
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

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Penobscot Theatre Factory's Firehouse Project Nears Complition; Ribon-Cutting Set for 8/24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2015

Penobscot Theatre Company has announced the near completion of its Firehouse Project, a community-fueled effort to turn former Bangor Fire Station #6 into a vibrant theatrical production hub. Renovations at the 4,800-sf facility at 14 Griffin Road, Bangor, are wrapping up and the company is celebrating with a ribbon-cutting, private donor reception, and public open house, Monday, August 24. 'Thanks to the extraordinary support of our patrons and theatre-lovers nationwide, we now have the space we need to continue creating great works in the heart of Maine,' said Executive Director Mary Budd. 'We're excited to throw open the doors and show-off our new scene and costume shops and the region's first drama dorm!' (more...)

Gun Runner Headlines Woodward Stakes from Saratoga on NBC Sports, 9/2
by TV News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

Winchell Thoroughbreds and Three Chimneys Farm's 4-year-old Gun Runner will be the dominant presence in the $750,000 Woodward Stakes from Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., this Saturday, September 2 at 6 p.m. ET., on the live NBCSN (more...)

NBC Presents Live Whitney Coverage; Bobby Flay Debuts as Horse Racing Analyst
by TV News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Led by Multiple graded stakes winner Gun Runner, a top field of seven older horses is set for the 1 1/8 mile, $1.2 million Whitney this Saturday, August 5, at 5 p.m. ET on the live NBC broadcast from Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. (more...)

Ken Jennings to Lead Reading of THE PAPARAZZI
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

Broadway veteran Ken Jennings will be portraying legendary newspaper columnist and radio personality Walter Winchell in the upcoming reading of the Broadway bound musical The Paparazzi, September 18th 3pm at The Davenport Theatre (354 West 45th Street). (more...)

Rover Dramawerks Continues 16th Season With KONG'S NIGHT OUT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

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Little Shadow Productions to Present Gory Puppet Comedy THE FLATIRON HEX
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Little Shadow Productions, in association with HERE, presents THE FLATIRON HEX, co-written and performed by James Godwin (Henson Alternative's Off-Broadway's Stuffed and Unstrung), co-written and directed by Tom Burnett (Uncle Jimmy's Dirty Basement). (more...)

Otherworld Theatre Takes To The Skies With The World Premiere Of Nick Izzo's THE ROGUE AVIATOR
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017

Known for their imaginative and epic theatrical works of science fiction and fantasy, Chicago's Otherworld Theatre now presents the world premiere of Nick Izzo's The Rogue Aviator. (more...)

New UK Website Brings Answers to Growing World of Online Deposits
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

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TheatreZone Sets 11th Season: INTO THE WOODS, XANADU & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2015

TheatreZone founder and artistic director Mark Danni today unveiled his musical selections for the non-profit Equity professional theatre group's 11th consecutive season opening with legendary composer Marvin Hamlisch's final Broadway show Sweet Smell of Success on January 7, 2016 closely followed by The Boy From Oz in February, Stephen Sondheim's Into The Woods in March and concluding with the tap dancing comedic gem Dames at Sea in May. (more...)

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