Monday, February 27, 2017

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Welcomes Legendary Tony-Winning Lyricist Lee Adams by Behind The Curtain

Because he had a whole lot of livin' to do, Rob and Kevin's time with Tony Award winning lyricist Lee Adams was short but it did make them feel happy and rosy or Rosie. The 93 year old Adams…

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John O'Hurley to Bring A MAN WITH STANDARDS to Cafe Carlyle This Spring by BroadwayWorld

Award-winning actorsinger John O'Hurley makes his Cafe Carlyle debut, March 28 - April 8.

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BWW Contest: Enter To Win Two Tickets To A Special Performance Of GROUNDHOG DAY by Bww Contests

BroadwayWorld is exclusively sending one lucky reader and a friend to the first preview, a special fan performance, of GROUNDHOG DAY Enter the contest today for a chance to win

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Photo Flash: Harvey Fierstein and More in Rehearsal for GENTLY DOWN THE STREAM at The Public Theater by BroadwayWorld

The Public Theater will begin previews for the world premiere of Gently Down the Stream on Tuesday, March 14. Written by Martin Sherman and directed by Sean Mathias, the show has been extend…

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Can Oscar Winners Pasek & Paul Become Fastest/Youngest-Winning EGOTS? by BroadwayWorld

While last night's win only marks one fourth of the necessary requirements to achieve EGOT status, the dynamic duo are currently behind three projects which could make them the fastest and y…

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BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Rolls Out the Red Carpet for the Cast of PARAMOUR by Ben Cameron

Nothing could be more fitting the day after the Oscar's than celebrating our recent evening with the stars of Cirque Du Soleil's Paramour. Paramour stars Ruby Lewis, Ryan Vona, Bret Shuford,…

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Rehearsals Underway for Mark Storor and National Theatre Wales' Rhyl Walking Production 'LIFTED BY BEAUTY' by BroadwayWorld

Rehearsals for National Theatre Wales' Lifted By Beauty Adventures In Dreaming, whose audience willtake a guided journey around Rhyl, start today.

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Hip Hop Mogul Jay Z to Produce Film Version of IN THE HEIGHTS by Movies News Desk

Hip hop mogul Jay Z will be among the producers of the highly anticipated film version of Broadway's IN THE HEIGHTS.

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Jon Cryer to Lead Ford & Cryer's SHELTER in Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below by BroadwayWorld

Feinstein's54 Below will presentthe short-lived musical Shelter in concert for two performances only, starring two-time Emmy Award-winner Jon Cryer Two and a Half Men.

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Nick Adams, N'Kenge and More to Celebrate Kander & Ebb in AMERICAN SHOWSTOPPERS at Schimmel Center by BroadwayWorld

On Friday, March 10 at 730 PM, Schimmel Center will continue its American Showstoppers series. This time orchestrator and conductor Fred Barton leads his 14-piece orchestra and cast of Broad…

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Stars of JITNEY, COME FROM AWAY Set for LEAP's NYC August Wilson Monologue Competition Event by BroadwayWorld

LEAP willpresent the 9thannual New York City August Wilson Monologue Competition. A total of 18 LEAP students from nine New York City high schools will inhabit Wilson's characters and bring …

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Kneehigh's 946: THE AMAZING STORY OF ADOLPHUS TIPS to Make New York Debut at St. Ann's Warehouse by BroadwayWorld

St. Ann's Warehouse will welcome back Kneehigh, Cornwall's beloved theatrical alchemists, and their former Co-Artistic Director Emma Rice - now the Artistic Director of Shakespeare's Globe -…

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Photo Flash: The Plane Has Landed! First Look at Jenn Colella and More in COME FROM AWAY on Broadway by BroadwayWorld

The new Broadway musical Come From Away is currently in previews at Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre and officially opens Sunday, March 12, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the ca…

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THE HONEYMOONERS, THE STING, HALF TIME Premieres Headline Paper Mill's 2017-18 Season by BroadwayWorld

Paper Mill Playhouse,recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, has announced the lineup for its 2017-2018 season with four premieres including one play and four musicals.

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Photo Flash: How'd You Do? Paper Mill's 2017-18 Season Guessing Game Explained by BroadwayWorld

Each year, Paper Mill Playhouse releases five images that tease the titles of productions for the upcoming season. The New Jersey theater just unveiled the answers for their 2017-18 season r…

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Original Star Peter Straker to Return to THE WHO'S TOMMY at Ramps on the Moon by BroadwayWorld

After playing the Narrator in the original West End production in 1979, Peter Straker returns to the iconic rock opera THE WHO'S TOMMYas the Acid Queen.

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What's Playing on Broadway: February 27- March 5 , 2017 by BroadwayWorld

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for the week of February 27- March 5, 2017.

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Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine- featuring Lucas Hedges by Little Known Facts W/ Ilana Levine

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway alum Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her new show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of celebrity interview, …

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BWW Review: SPEECH & DEBATE, Trafalgar Studios by Marianka Swain

The misfits shall inherit the earth. This enjoyably offbeat play from Stephen Karam whose The Humanswon the Tony for Best Play last year opened Off-Broadway a decade ago, but the arrival of …

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VIDEO: Wrong Best Picture Winner Announced in History Making Oscar Moment by BroadwayWorld

In a history-making Oscar moment, presenters Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway erroneously announced that LA LA LAND was the winner ofBest Picture, the evening final prize.

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VIDEO: Viola Davis Pays Tribute to August Wilson in Moving Acceptance Speech by BroadwayWorld

Last night, Viola Davis picked up the Academy Award forBest Supporting Actress for FENCES. Watch her moving acceptance speech below

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VIDEO: Check Out New BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Oscars TV Spot by Movies News Desk

Enter a world of enchantment in the new TV spot for Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST which aired during last night's Oscars on ABC

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Photo Flash: PLASTIC to Open at Theatre Royal Bath's Ustinov Studio Next Month by BroadwayWorld

Production images have today been released forMarius von Mayenburg'sPlasticwhich will run at Theatre Royal Bath's Ustinov Studio untilSaturday 25 March, and BroadwayWorld brings them to you …

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Soho Theatre's Upcoming Season Offers Hope for Young Hearts and Old Souls by BroadwayWorld

As the world tries to adjust to its new order and the new reality of post-fake-truth-news politics, Soho Theatre's spring and summer programme offers some hope for young hearts and old souls…

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Patti Hartigan to Write First Major August Wilson Biography by BroadwayWorld

Former Boston Globe theatre critic Patti Hartigan has been signed on to write the first major biography of late playwright August Wilson. According to the New York Times, Hartigan will be wo…

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BWW's On This Day - February 27, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 27 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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National Theatre, Citizens Theatre, and More Collaborate to Present MY COUNTRY; A WORK IN PROGRESS by BroadwayWorld

The National Theatre has collaborated for the first time with the Citizens Theatre to create a new play inspired by the recent EU Referendum. The views of people from across the UK, includin…

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BWW Morning Brief February 27th, 2017 - WAKEY, WAKEY, THE PENITENT, Roundabout Gala and More! by Jessica Khan

Good morning, BroadwayWorld Today's big news Will Eno's WAKEY, WAKEY opens at Signature Theatre, David Mamet's THE PENITENT bows at the Atlantic, and Roundabout Theatre Company hosts its sta…

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VIDEO: Seth Rogen Performs HAMILTON's 'Schuyler Sisters' on Oscars by BroadwayWorld

Seth Rogen and Michael J. Fox took the stage to present at tonight's Academy Awards. During the appearance, Rogen had the opportunity to complete his bucket list by performing HAMILTON's'The…

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Benj Pasek and Justin Paul Win Oscar for LA LA LAND's 'City of Stars' by BroadwayWorld

The memorable original song 'City of Stars' from the musically themed film LA LA LAND has won the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song

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VIDEO: John Legend Performs Pasek & Paul's Oscar Nominated Songs from LA LA LAND by BroadwayWorld

John Legend performed the Oscar nominated songs 'Audition The Fools Who Dream' and 'City of Stars,' from LA LA LAND, featuring music by Justin Hurwitz and lyrics by Tony-nominated composers …

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