Thursday, June 27, 2019

Wake Up With BWW 6/27: Vanessa Carlton Begins in BEAUTIFUL, and More!

Today's top stories: Vanessa Carlton begins in Beautiful, and more!

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Tony Nominated Actor Max Wright Dies at 75

According to TV Guide, actor Max Wright died at age 75.

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Photo Coverage: Inside the Opening Night After Party For WORKING at Encores! Off-Center

First up in the Encores! Off-Center season is Working: A Musical, based on the best-selling Studs Terkel book of the same name. Check out photos from the after party!

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Photo Coverage: Encores! Off-Center's WORKING Cast Takes Their Opening Night Bows

First up in the Encores! Off-Center season is Working: A Musical, based on the best-selling Studs Terkel book of the same name. Check out photos of the cast taking their opening bows!

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Tom Stoppard To Return To The West End With New Play LEOPOLDSTADT

Playwright Tom Stoppard will be returning to the West End soon with his most personal work to date,

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Paper Mill Partners With Arts Platform Acceptd To Streamline Collegiate Common Pre-Screen Process For Students Nationwide

Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Michael Stotts- Managing Director), recipient of the Regional Theatre Tony Award, is pleased to announce a partnership wit…

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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Get A First Look At Renée Fleming and Dove Cameron In THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA at London's Royal Festival Hall

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the romantic musical THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA, making its long-awaited London debut at the Royal Festival Hallon through 5th July 2019. Check out the video!

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VIDEO: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Welcomes 2019 Jimmy Awards Nominees

This week, the 2019 Jimmy Awards nominees paid a visit to current Evan Hansen and former Jimmys winner, Andrew Barth Feldman, and the whole gang at Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway!

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Shoshana Bean, George Salazar & More Will Sing in ABC's Pride Special

A slew of Broadway favorites have been tapped to perform in a Pride special on June 30 (11am). Presented by ABC News Live, The Broadway League, and Disney Theatrical Productions, 'PRIDE on A…

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VIDEO: Watch Olly Dobson Record 'Back in Time' from BACK TO THE FUTURE Musical

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, BACK TO THE FUTURE The Musical will open at the Manchester Opera House on 20 February 2020 for a strictly limited 12-week season, finishing on 17 May, p…

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Photo Flash: Lesli Margherita, Ethan Slater, Noma Dumezweni and More Hit The Stage In LIP SYNCH ROULETTE: DRAG VS. BROADWAY

Stars of Broadway and Drag brought out their best wigs, costume changes, and high kicks to face off in TodayTix Presents 'Lip Sync Roulette: Drag vs. Broadway' last night at Slate NY in C…

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Todrick Hall and Shoshana Bean Will Host Pride Karaoke at WAITRESS

Todrick Hall will visit the pie diner early! Following tomorrow night's performance, June 27, Hall will join Shoshana Bean onstage at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre for the latest round of kara…

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Local 802 Reaches New Deal with the Broadway League

The Associated Musicians of Greater New York, Local 802 AFM announced today a landmark three-year collective bargaining agreement with the Broadway League and Coordinated Bargaining Partners.

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VIDEO: On This Day, June 26: Remembering Nora Ephron

Today we celebrate the life, work, and spirit of writer and director, Nora Ephron, who passed away on this day, June 26, 2012. She was 71.

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Jessica Vosk, Sally Ann Triplett, Zachary Sayle, and More Will Lead BECOMING NANCY At Alliance Theatre

The Alliance Theatre in Atlanta announced today casting for its upcoming world premiere BECOMING NANCY. Based on the best-selling British novel by Terry Ronald, this new musical is directed …

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Laura Osnes Joins A CAPITOL FOURTH on PBS

Joining the all-star line-up for the 39th annual edition of PBS' A CAPITOL FOURTH, the country's longest-running live national July 4 TV tradition, are Broadway star and two-time Tony Awar…

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Bid to Win the Chance to Meet Lin-Manuel Miranda on the Set of IN THE HEIGHTS

Meet Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton)-the creator of the award-winning musical In the Heights and a producer on the upcoming film version-on the set of the film, shooting June 2019 in Washin…

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Photo Flash: Get a First Look at LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS At The Cape Playhouse

It's time to head down to Skid Row because we've got a first look at the Cape Playhouse's new production of Little Shop of Horrors starring Andrew Keenan-Bolger and Lauren Zakrin! Check out …

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BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Encores! Off-Center's WORKING!

First up in the Encores! Off-Center season is Working: A Musical, based on the best-selling Studs Terkel book of the same name. Working: A Musical evokes the unsung nobility of American work…

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Loretta Devine Cast in Recurring Role on Starz' P-VALLEY

Loretta Devine has been cast in a recurring role in P-Valley, the upcoming Starz adaptation of Katori Hall's play, Pussy Valley, according to Deadline.

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Kennedy Center Employee Files Lawsuit For $1 Million Over Signed HAMILTON Poster

According to The Hill, an employee sued the Kennedy Center for $1 million over a signed Hamilton poster.

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Bette Midler to Perform at New York Pride

Bette Midler is set to perform at New York's Pride Main Event on Saturday June 29 at the Javits Center, according to Variety. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Stonewall, she'll …

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Taylor Mac and Mac Wellman Will Debut New Works at The Flea

Taylor Mac's Broadway debut play, Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus, recently closed, but according to The New York Times, a new work of Mac's is debuting soon.

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Alice Ripley Returns to The Green Room 42 on July 20

Alice Ripley returns to The Green Room 42 on July 20th with her solo performance, Ripley Prescription for Love and Recovery. The Tony winning actress will be joined by music director Brad Si…

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VIDEO: Hong Kong Protesters Sing 'Do You Hear The People Sing?' From LES MISERABLES; Lyricist Herbert Kretzmer Comments

Last weekend, protesters in Hong Kong took to the streets to fight for freedom from the power of China. Their anthem is one Broadway fans know well, 'Do You Hear The People Sing?' from Les M…

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Wake Up With BWW 6/26: THE PROM Film Casting, and More!

Today's top stories: The Prom film casting, and more!

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Breaking: KING KONG Will Close on Broadway This Summer

The award-winning new musical King Kong will play its final Broadway performance on August 18, 2019 following 324 performances and 29 previews at the Broadway Theatre.

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Breaking: THE CHER SHOW Will Close on Broadway This Summer

Today it was announced that The Cher Show on Broadway will play its final performance on August 18, 2019 following 34 previews and 296 regular performances. The National Tour will launch in …

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Margo Seibert, Andrew R. Butler, and More Join Powerhouse Season

Vassar & New York Stage and Film have announced the next wave of casting for the highly anticipated 35th Powerhouse Season in Poughkeepsie, NY, which continues through Sunday, July 28.

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JIMMYS BLOG: Drew Sinnard- The Show's Over

BroadwayWorld has been bringing you the inside scoop on this year's Jimmy Awards with student blogger Drew Sinnard- a nominee from the Nebraska High School Theater Academy. Earlier this yea…

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Photo Flash: Inside the Star Studded Presentation of THE INVESTIGATION

Last night (Monday, June 24), an all-star cast performed a live reading of The Investigation: A Search for the Truth in Ten Acts, Pulitzer Prize-Winner Robert Schenkkan's brand new stage ada…

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