Tuesday, May 23, 2017

BWW Exclusive! Photo Flash: Shakespeare's Globe presents TWELFTH NIGHT by Roy Tan

Twins Sebastian and Viola are shipwrecked on the coast of Illyria, separated and believing each other to be dead. Beside herself with grief, Viola disguises herself as a boy and goes into th…

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Review Roundup: Broadway-Bound MONSOON WEDDING at Berkeley Rep by Review Roundups

As BroadwayWorld previously reported,Mira Nair's MONSOON WEDDING will be Broadway-bound following its run in San Francisco. Based on the iconic 2001 film, the stage musical had its world pre…

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Heather Headley and Jessie Mueller to Headline Chicago Shakespeare's GALA 2017 by BroadwayWorld

Chicago Shakespeare Theater CST celebrates the culmination of the 30th Anniversary Season with GALA 2017 on Friday, June 9, 2017 at the Theater's home on Navy Pier, and offers attendees a fi…

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Inside Broadway to Honor Kate Burton and Ramin Karimloo with 2017 Broadway Beacon Awards by BroadwayWorld

Celebrating its landmark 35th anniversary season, on Monday, June 12 at their annual Broadway Beacon Awards Gala at The JW Marriot Essex House 160 Central Park South, leading NYC arts educat…

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INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 5/23

Welcome to this week's edition of our new WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS - read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for the week ending 5/21…

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Stars of A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 and ANASTASIA Headed to THEATER TALK This Week by BroadwayWorld

Cast members and writers of two new Broadway shows are featured on THEATER TALK this week - Chris Cooper, Laurie Metcalf and playwright Lucas Hnath, all Tony Award-nominated for A Doll's Hou…

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2016-17 Season Becomes Highest Grossing in Broadway History; Passes 13 Million in Attendance for Third Year by BroadwayWorld

The Broadway League has released end-of-season statistics for the 2016 - 2017 season, which began week ending May 29, 2016 and ended May 21, 2017. For the 2016 - 2017 season, total attendanc…

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Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 5/21/17 by BroadwayWorld

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 5212017.

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INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 5/23

Welcome to this week's edition of our new WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for the week ending 521201…

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Backstage Bite with Katie Lynch: The Great Shishichki Cookie of 1812 with Nicholas Belton! by BroadwayWorld TV

Today, we are excited to bring you the Season Two premiere, featuring special guest from NATASHA, PIERRE AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812- Nicholas Belton.

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BANDSTAND to Launch 'Band Together' Veteran Project with Talkback, Fleet Week Show by BroadwayWorld

The producers of Bandstandhave launched 'Band Together-The Broadway Veteran Project,' a sponsorship program allowing United States military veterans access to sponsored tickets to the brand …

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VIDEO: Ana Villafane, Sergio Trujillo and More Talk Value in R.Evolucion Latina's 'Faces of Broadway,' Episode 2 by BroadwayWorld

R. Evolucion Latina continues to celebrate and inspire with the motto 'Dare to go Beyond.' In this second episode of 'Faces of Broadway' they explore the question of being valuable. See what…

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BWW TV Exclusive: 5, 6, 7, 8... TURNING THE TABLES Holds a Dance Call! by BroadwayWorld TV

In this special episode, watch as the gang holds a dance call for Broadway dancers Nikka Graff Lanzarone, Neil Haskell, Eloise Kropp, Chris Rice, Samantha Sturm, Clay Thomson and Cody Willia…

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AEA President Calls National Endowment for the Arts an 'Economic Lifeline' After New Cut Proposal by BroadwayWorld

Kate Shindle, President of Actors' Equity Association, the national labor union representing professional actors and stage managers, released the following statement in reaction to President…

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Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 62nd Annual Obie Awards! by Jessica Fallon Gordon

The American Theatre Wing Heather Hitchens, President and The Village Voice Peter Barbey, Owner just presented the 62nd Annual Obie Awards. Jennifer Kidwell amp Scott R. Sheppard's Undergrou…

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Goodspeed's Revised RAGS Gets Industry Reading in NYC by BroadwayWorld

In preparation for its fall production of a newly-revised version of Rags, Goodspeed Musicals is hosting a closed industry reading of the show at Pearl Studios on May 26.

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Photo Coverage: Josh Young, Christina Bianco & More Celebrate BROADWAY BY THE YEAR: 1997-2006 by Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Tony Award nominee Josh Young Jesus Christ Superstar, Drama Desk Award nominees Christina Bianco and Farah Alvin, Brian Charles Rooney The Threepenny Opera, Maxine Linehan, Jeremy Benton and…

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Photo Coverage: Inside Off-Broadway's Biggest Night with the Obie Award Winners! by Jessica Fallon Gordon

The American Theatre Wing Heather Hitchens, President and The Village Voice Peter Barbey, Owner just presented the 62nd Annual Obie Awards. Jennifer Kidwell amp Scott R. Sheppard's Undergrou…

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THAT '70S SHOW's Debra Jo Rupp to Star in World Premiere of Bekah Brunstetter's THE CAKE by BroadwayWorld

Faith, family and frosting collide in a touching and timely new play by Bekah Brunstetter NBC's This Is Us. The Echo Theater Company continues its 20th Anniversary Season with the world prem…

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Photo Coverage: In Rehearsal for ATTACK OF THE ELVIS IMPERSONATORS! by Walter McBride

Attack of the Elvis Impersonators, the new musical that will unleash your inner hound dog, with book, music and lyrics by Lory Lazarus. Directed by Broadway veteranDon Stephenson, with chore…

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Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the Lilly Awards! by Walter McBride

Just last night, the 8th Annual Lilly Awards Ceremony, which celebrates women of distinction in the American Theater, honored Julie Taymor, Denee Benton, Micki Grant,Toni-Leslie James, Mandy…

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Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala! by Jennifer Broski

Just last night, Manhattan Theatre Club presented its annual Spring Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street 110 East 42nd Street honoringMatthew C. Blank, Chairman ofShowtime Networks Inc.This year's G…

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The Theater People Podcast Chats with the Legendary Betty Buckley by Theater People Podcast

On Tuesday, May 23rd the Theater People podcast welcomes Tony winner and Broadway legend Betty Buckley. For the episode, Buckley shares hilarious and fascinating stories from her nearly five…

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Official: Trump's 2018 Budget Calls for Elimination of National Endowment for the Arts by BroadwayWorld

In news whichwas unfortunatelyexpected, Donald Trump'sofficial budget for the fiscal year 2018 will call for the eventual elimination of funding for The National Endowment for the Arts.

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Ivo van Hove, Diane Paulus and More Line Up for BAM's 2017 Next Wave Festival by BroadwayWorld

Joseph V. Melillo, executive producer of the Brooklyn Academy of Music BAM, today announced programming for the 2017 Next Wave Festival. The festival runs from September 14 through December …

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Photo Coverage: Broadway Celebrates Women in Theatre at the 8th Annual Lilly Awards by Walter McBride

Just last night, the 8th Annual Lilly Awards Ceremony, which celebrates women of distinction in the American Theater, honored Julie Taymor, Denee Benton, Micki Grant,Toni-Leslie James, Mandy…

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Exclusive Podcast & Video: Joel B. New Welcomes Musical Theatre Factory Founding Member Michael Kushner by Something New

In Episode 508 of theSomething Newpodcast, award-winning songwriter Joel B. New sat downwith Michael Kushner, a performer, photographer, writer, makeup artist, and Founding Member of Musical…

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Photo Flash: Go Inside Rehearsal for NAPOLI, BROOKLYN Off-Broadway by BroadwayWorld

Roundabout Theatre Company will present Meghan Kennedy's Too Much, Too Much, Too Many new play Napoli, Brooklyn, commissioned by Roundabout, directed by Gordon Edelstein.Napoli, Brooklyn wil…

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BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Gets Heated with FSU Students and Alumni! by BroadwayWorld TV

Florida is hot. Right It's hot sand, hot sun...hot musical theatre talent YOU BET. We welcomed the FSU 'Noles to Broadway Sessions recently to celebrate their tremendous theatre program. '17…

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Rosie O'Donnell to Narrate HOLLYWOOD NURSES Benefit Reading by BroadwayWorld

Producer Norma Lana will present a one-night-only benefit reading event of the new pulp comedy HOLLYWOOD NURSES, written by Sheila Head Character Witness, Head Games and Peter Michael Marino…

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David Mamet's MasterClass on Dramatic Writing Available Online Today by BroadwayWorld

David Mamet's MasterClass on Dramatic Writing is officially available starting today.

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