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by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019
When 2014 came and went and The Plagiarist's Season Pass hadn't been 'dead-headed' enough to actually see every possible ending of their choose-your-own-adventure play it was sad. The cardboard and duct taped futuristic worlds, the Star Trek/Galaxy Quest-esque space suits that were just sexy enough to excite, but not scandalous enough to make one feel bad for the actors, and then there was the random malort-flavored snow-cones that for some reason were offered in between rides…2014 was a good year, if incomplete for only seeing a handful of Season Pass choices.
by Jeanmarie Simpson - Jul 1, 2019
We can placate a certain segment of society by providing 'enrichment' courses in the arts, but it should no longer be a mystery that you can't achieve holistic education without a strong emphasis in the arts. The US Bureau of Economic Analysis recently released an astounding statistic that reports over $763 Billion of contribution by the arts sector to the US economy. That's around 5 million workers in the industry, which accounts for hundreds of billions of dollars in compensation. Yet here we are, still waiting for an increase in financial support for arts programs in the schools. You can talk about Broadway, Hollywood, and TV culture all day, but young people are tomorrow's audiences and we owe it to the industry to develop an enlightened culture of young participants and consumers of the arts.
by Jeanmarie Simpson - Oct 13, 2017
The Hale's newest offering is a holiday confection - sweet and delicious - like a freshly shaken up, edible snow globe. Director Cambrian James has put together his finest (thus far) staging of the season. On the marvelous arena stage in Gilbert, the tight, swift-paced send up of the classic 1944 film is enchanting, from overture to finale.
by Robert Barossi - Mar 6, 2017
Let's face it, long bus rides can be an at-times uncomfortable and awkward journey. The seats are not always conducive to comfort and if there are lots of people, it's going to get cramped. But, as the saying goes, it's not about the journey, it's about the destination, and while the ride might be bumpy, getting to our destination is often rewarding and exciting. William Inge's Bus Stop, now playing at Jewel Box Theatre, is a bit like a long bus journey. The ride might have its ups and downs, but it's the destination, the pay-off, that makes it a journey well worth taking.
by Jeanmarie Simpson - Feb 27, 2017
Alanna Kalbfleisch is an utter delight to see and hear, with luminous skin, bright eyes and dimples in both cheeks and chin. Let's face it. She's eye candy. As Dot/Marie, the comfortable authority with which Kalbfleisch moves about the stage suggests a lifetime of performance. Her voice is off-the-charts resplendent, however she is by no means all flash. The nuances in her performance are breathtaking - her pure talent and spectacular range, vocal and dramatic, are world class.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2017
As the 2017 inauguration arrived, leaving many in the Washington, D.C.-area fleeing the city to avoid crowds, NextStop Theatre opened their first two performances of 2017 to packed houses of Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing", now appearing through February 12, 2017. Inside a 114-seat black box theatre, just 20 miles west of the nation's capital, in Herndon, Virginia, "the original romantic comedy", whisks audiences off to the sun-drenched sandy beaches of Messina, Italy.
by Walter McBride - Sep 26, 2015
Febreze® has partnered with etiquette expert Thomas P. Farley and Instagram star @ToastMeetsWorld to host The Febreze® School of #Petiquette to educate pet owners on the importance of always being guest ready. Febreze® is a pet owner's other best friend as it doesn't mask, but truly eliminates pet odors and leaves behind a light, fresh scent. Check out photos from the event, featuring CHICAGO's newest star, Rumer Willis!
by Guest Blogger: Andrea McArdle - May 19, 2014
So what's a girl to do when Seth Rudetsky spirits you away to the Poconos to sing and dish, well, I don't have to tell you do I? You GO!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2014
Bernadette Peters Tweeted three pictures of she and Carol Channing backstage at her concert at The McCallum Theatre in Palm Desert, Calif., on February 19. Check them out below!
by Rachel Stone - Jun 28, 2013
Julianne Hough knows how to wear a peplum! We've seen so many lately and I don't think they are going anywhere fast. But it's very refreshing to see a sort of rocker/edgy peplum look happening. It's an unexpected twist on a very ladylike silhouette. Leave it to Hough to take a classic shape and step it up a notch in a way no one else has - well Hough and Monique Lhuillier!
by Rachel Stone - Feb 11, 2013
Rihanna left little to the imagination and yet was still completely covered in her custom made Azzedine Alaia at last night's Grammy Awards. The young singer looked radiant in the gauzy, red gown that was drapped and cut just-so. All eyes were on the red carpet this year after the CBS Standard And Practice issued a 'Wardrobe Advisory' for this year's awards. And it seemed like most performers stuck their tongue out at the dress code (Jennifer Lopez anyone?).
by Rachel Stone - Dec 17, 2012
I love when sisters, especially sisters in the Kardashian/Jenner clan coordinate their outfits without looking 'matchy-matchy.' Kendall and Kylie Jenner showed up looking as stylish as ever to celebrate the opening of the Karadashian Khaos boutique at The Mirage in Las Vegas.
by Gail Lloyd - Aug 12, 2012
... The other impression I got from "Singin'" was the incredible depth of talent required of all the actors. The legendary Gene Kelly was the original choreographer, setting a high bar for anyone to follow (or vault over), to belabour the metaphor. This performance is meant to be extremely high intensity; highly athletic. To pull it off, actors must have a huge vocal range, a powerful voice, be highly gifted dancers in a number of genre's including tap, flamenco, ballet, have the agility of an acrobat, be incredibly funny and posses the ability to act ! They were all so physically beautiful, (or perfectly caste, befitting their role). One imagines a vast pool of players and an extreme vetting process to have achieved so many creme de la creme in one show.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2011
Today, OUT unveiled four separate covers of its highly anticipated OUT100 issue. Celebrating the issue's 17th Anniversary, the four covers feature comedienne and LGBT ally, Kathy Griffin; actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson; model Andrej Pejic; and legend and activist Larry Kramer.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2011
On January 16, 1964 theatergoers at the St. James Theatre first experienced what was to become perhaps the most memorable scene in musical comedy, when the curtains part atop the stairs of the Harmonia Gardens Restaurant and Dolly Levi appears in her red Freddy Wittop gown to begin her descent to 'rejoin the human race.' Forty-seven years (not to mention over 5,000 performances) later and 3,000 miles away, patrons of the Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles were able to revisit a little bit of theatrical history as Jerry Herman's first Dolly, Ms. Carol Channing, again entered through parting red curtains and took the stage wearing her original 1964 gown in celebration of her 90th birthday.
by Walter McBride - Dec 2, 2010
Three-time Tony Award winner Carol Channing visited Broders Book Store in New York yesterday, December 1 to discuss her career and newest album 'For Heaven's Sake.' Channing also signed copies of the disc. BroadwayWorld was on hand and brings you photo coverage below.
by BWW - Dec 26, 2007
The cast of the Amas Musical Theatre production of the new tween musical Wanda's World performed in Union Square on Friday December 21. The world premiere musical Wanda's World will begin performances on Wednesday, January 16 through February 3 at the 45th Street Theatre