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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Director Philip Wm. McKinley and More for Starlight's THE SOUND OF MUSIC in Kansas City by BroadwayWorld

Analisa Leaming, Tom Galantich and the entire cast of the upcoming production of The Sound of Music held a press preview of the musicallate last week. Internationally known director Philip W…

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First Listen: Paul Williams' Love Song for Elaine Stritch - 'Looking for Love in the Dark' by BroadwayWorld

Variety just premiered a love song composer, singer-songwriter, director and actor Paul Williams wrote for the late, great Elaine Stritch last year after watching her documentary ELAINE STRI…

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Photo Flash: First Look at Kevin Spirtas and More in NYMF's MR. CONFIDENTIAL by BroadwayWorld

'Days of Our Lives' star Kevin Spirtas leads a cast of 13 in the new musical comedy MR. CONFIDENTIAL, presented as part of the 2014 New York Musical Theatre Festival. Directed and choreograp…

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John Gallagher, Jr. Set for HOT SCHOTTS at The Bowery Electric, 7/29 by BroadwayWorld

Schott NYC Presents Hot Schotts starring John Gallagher, Jr. at The Bowery Electric on July 29th.

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ROCKY's Margo Seibert to Bring BUSY BEING FREE to 54 Below, 7/28 by BroadwayWorld

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Margo Seibert in 'Busy Being Free' on July 28, 2014.

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Chryssie Whitehead to Star as 'Cassie' in 5th Avenue Theatre's A CHORUS LINE This Fall by BroadwayWorld

5th Avenue Theatre just announced via its Facebook page that Chryssie Whitehead will star as 'Cassie' in A CHORUS LINE this fall.

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Hartford Stage Welcomes Playwright Kimber Lee as 2014-15 Aetna New Voices Fellow by BroadwayWorld

Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts today announced that playwright Kimber Lee will be the 2014-15 Aetna New Voices Fellow at Hartford Stage.

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Photo Flash: Tony Danza Celebrates PAL's Summer Playstreets Opening by BroadwayWorld

On Wednesday, July 9, 2014, the Police Athletic League celebrated 100 years of PAL with the opening of the 2014 Summer Playstreets Program. Hundreds of children gathered on a PAL Playstreet …

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Photo Flash: Ramin Karimloo and More in VICTORIA SHAW: UNDER THE COVERS at Birdland by BroadwayWorld

This past Monday marked the fifteenth edition of 'Victoria Shaw Under The Covers' in the past ten years of the Broadway at Birdland concert series That's a lot of really great music and insi…

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Off-Broadway's iLUMINATE Debuts New Promo on Hulu by BroadwayWorld

By special arrangement with Hulu, Off-Broadway's long-running hit iLUMINATE has created a spectacular new commercial for the on-demand streaming giant. Now in its second smash year, iLUMINAT…

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Just In From the Musicians Union: Met Opera General Manager Peter Gelb Threatens Lockout and Cancellation of Season by BroadwayWorld

Local 802, American Federation of Musicians, and the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra musicians are dismayed that Peter Gelb has pursued a cynical strategy calculated to result in a lockout of h…

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MTC's Lisa McNulty Named New Producing Artistic Director of Women's Project Theater by BroadwayWorld

Women's Project Theater today announced the appointment of Lisa McNulty to become the Off-Broadway theatre's new Producing Artistic Director. Ms. McNulty, who has been Artistic Line Produce…

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Photo Flash: Inside 'REVOLUTION IN THE ELBOW' Concert at Rockwood Music Hall by BroadwayWorld

The concept recording for REVOLUTION IN THE ELBOW OF RAGNAR AGNARSSON FURNITURE PAINTER is now available through iTunes. NYC's Rockwood Music Hall hosted a special launch party for the recor…

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Sir Patrick Stewart Set for Oxford Shakespeare Company Master Class in September by BroadwayWorld

Following artists like Kevin Spacey, Sir Derek Jacobi, F Murray Abraham, Frank Langella and Fiona Shaw, Sir Patrick Stewart will be sitting down with artistic director Ron Song Destro and ac…

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Daniel Sunjata, Eric Lange & More Join Blythe Danner in Broadway-Bound THE COUNTRY HOUSE; Full Cast Announced! by BroadwayWorld

Manhattan Theatre Club Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director Barry Grove, Executive Producer just announced complete Broadway casting for the world premiere co-production of THE COUNTRY HOUSE, the…

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Photo Flash: First Look at Kyra Sedgwick & More in Powerhouse's THE DANISH WIDOW by BroadwayWorld

New York Stage and Film and Vassar College, this summer celebrating the 30th year of their Powerhouse Theater collaboration, is currently featuring Golden Globe and Emmy Award winner Kyra Se…

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James Franco & Chris O'Dowd-Led OF MICE AND MEN to be Screened Internationally by National Theatre Live! by BroadwayWorld

David Binder has just announced an international broadcast of the critically-acclaimed, smash-hit revival of John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men will be the first Broadway show filmed by Nation…

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Signature Extends THE WAYSIDE MOTOR INN, with Marc Kudisch & Rebecca Henderson, Through 9/28 by BroadwayWorld

Signature Theatre has announced a one-week extension for THE WAYSIDE MOTOR INN by A.R. Gurney, directed by Lila Neugebauer. The production will now play through Sunday, September 28, 2014. T…

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He's Coming Home! Constantine Maroulis Will Return to His Tony-Nominated Role in ROCK OF AGES on August 4 by BroadwayWorld

Tony Award nominee and 'American Idol' finalist Constantine Maroulis returns to the smash hit musical ROCK OF AGES as Drew on Monday, August 4, 2014 for a limited 12-week engagement through …

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Hugh Jackman and Deborra-lee Furness Launch Official Website for Performing Arts Foundation by BroadwayWorld

Hugh Jackman and his wife, Deborra-lee Furness have just launched the official wesite for their Jackman Furness Foundation for the Performing Arts JFFPA- a national foundation established by…

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Photo: CABARET's Alan Cumming Gives Warm Willkommen to Former Emcee John Stamos by BroadwayWorld

Last Sunday, July 20th, the cast of Broadway's CABARET shared a warm Willkommen to John Stamos, who portrayed the show's iconic Emcee in the 2002 production.

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Saul Williams on Closing of HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME: 'It Was Going to Be an Uphill Battle' by BroadwayWorld

In a new interview with Rolling Stone, HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME star Saul Williams spoke about the recent cancellation of the Tupac Shakur-inspired musical

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Broadway-Bound FINDING NEVERLAND Begins Previews Tonight at A.R.T. by BroadwayWorld

The world premiere of the musical FINDING NEVERLAND, with music and lyrics by Gary Barlow and Elliot Kennedy, book by James Graham, directed by Diane Paulus with choreography by Mia Michaels…

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SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Premieres Tonight in the West End by BroadwayWorld

Shakespeare in Love has its world premiere at the Noel Coward Theatre tonight, 23 July 2014, bringing together one of the largest companies ever assembled for a play in the West End. The 28-…

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O'Neill Center's 2014 Cabaret & Performance Conference Kicks Off Today, Featuring Betty Buckley, The Skivvies & More by BroadwayWorld

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's ten-day 2014 Cabaret amp Performance Conference begins today, July 23, with nightly performances. The Grand Finale ends the O'Neill summer season on Satur…

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Broadway's Kenita Miller and More Star in PROPAGANDA! THE MUSICAL at NYMF, Now thru 7/27 by BroadwayWorld

The 2014 New York Musical Theatre Festival NYMF presents Propaganda The Musical a world premiere musical Book, Music, and Lyrics by Taylor Ferrera amp Matt Webster. Nathan Brewer directs a c…

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The Young Vic's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, Starring Gillian Anderson and Ben Foster, Begins Tonight by BroadwayWorld

A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE opens at the Young Vic on Monday, July 28, with previews from tonight, July 23 and is booking to Friday, September 19, 2014. Gillian Anderson is Blanche DuBois, Ben …

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Sierra Boggess, James Monroe Iglehart and More Join Seth Rudetsky's NOT SINCE HIGH SCHOOL Benefit for MS 245, 8/24 by BroadwayWorld

SiriusXM Broadway host Seth Rudetsky will host and music direct a benefit concert at 42West on Sunday August 24th called Not Since High School. The concert, which will begin at 730, will sho…

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IT'S ONLY A PLAY, Starring Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick, Already Drawing Top Dollar by BroadwayWorld

The New York Post writes that the upcoming revival of Tony winner Terrence McNally's IT'S ONLY A PLAY has already drawn 5.5 million before its opening on Broadway this fall, more than any ot…

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Breaking News: BULLETS OVER BROADWAY Sets August Closing Date by BroadwayWorld

The world premiere production of the new musical comedy BULLETS OVER BROADWAY,written by Woody Allen and based on the screenplay by Allen and Douglas McGrath for the 1994 film and directed a…

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Sean McDermott, Sarah Litzsinger and More Set for NYMF's 'THE MUSIC BOX', 7/23 by BroadwayWorld

Broadway veterans Sean McDermott and Sarah Litzsinger will join a cast of seasoned performers in The New York Musical Theatre Festival's NYMF The Music Box, An Evening of Lady Composers on J…

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