VIDEO: Watch Ben Platt Talk About Going From Stage to Screen on GOOD MORNING AMERICA!

Ben Platt talks to GMA's Peter Travers about his first film role in 'Pitch Perfect.' [Author: Stage Tube]
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VIDEO: Julie Andrews Talks About Her MARY POPPINS Stunts on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN!

Julie Andrews talks about how her special effects as Mary Poppins were performed, and how she almost got injured doing one of them. [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Theatre, Kelly, Julie Andrews, Mary Poppins, Stage Tube

First Listen: Britney Spears and Katy Perry Tunes Get An & JULIET Makeover!

Hear two of pop's most popular tunes like you've never heard them before Get a first listen tothe musical makeovers of Britney Spears''Baby One More Time' and 'Roar' by Katy Perry for the new Max Martin West End musical JULIET [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Katy Perry, Britney Spears, BWW News Desk, Max Martin West

The quirky calendar designs of 20 A’ Design Gold Award-winning Katsumi Tamura

Lauded as the most awarded designer on the A’ Design Award roster, and even sitting on top of the World Designer Ranking with 13 Platinum Awards, 20 Golden Awards and as many as 44 awarded designs bringing his total to 218 points, Katsumi Tamura is a multiple award-winning Professional Designer from Tokyo / Japan specialized in Graphic Design. Tamura’s design awards go to his quirky calendars that don’t just sit on your desk, they adorn it. With a playful demeanor and an eye-catching appeal, Tam...
Tags: Design, Awards, Stationery, Product Design, Don, Tokyo Japan, Yupo, Tamura, A' Design Award and Competition, Hakan Gürsu, Katsumi Tamura, A' Design 2019

KISS OF THE SPIDERWOMAN Producer David Weisman Has Died

Deadline has reported that Oscar nominee David Weisman has died at age 77. He is best known as a producer on 'Kiss of the Spider Woman,' and as an accomplished graphic artist. [Author: TV News Desk]
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Photo Flash: The Shakespeare Theatre Of New Jersey Presents ROMEO AND JULIET

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey STNJ continues its 57th season, entitled Incredible Journeys, withWilliam Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. Directed byIan Belknap, Artistic Director of New York's prestigiousThe Acting Company, this tragedy of heartbreaking beauty speaks to every person of every era. Patrons can purchase tickets at the F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre Box Office located at 36 Madison Avenue in Madison, by calling the Box Office at 973-408-5600 or by going online atwww.Shakespea...
Tags: New York, Theatre, Box Office, Shakespeare, Madison, Romeo, Juliet, Madison Avenue, BWW News Desk, New Jersey STNJ, Kirby Shakespeare Theatre Box Office

Watch ‘Watchmen’ Artist Dave Gibbons Draw a New ‘Watchmen’ Character from the HBO Series

Damon Lindelof‘s hyper-anticipated sequel/remix series Watchmen premieres on HBO this weekend, and it’s already been getting terrific reviews – including our own rave, which says it’s “destined to be one of the year’s most compelling shows.” To celebrate the forthcoming premiere, original Watchmen illustrator Dave Gibbons broke out his tools and drew his version of one of the new show’s characters: Sister Night, the vigilante played by Regina King. Dave Gibbons Watchmen Drawing Watch Dave ...
Tags: Art, Hbo, Television, Movies, Alan Moore, Sequels, John Higgins, Damon Lindelof, Cool Stuff, Gibbons, Zack Snyder, Comic Book/Superhero, Action/Adventure, Dave-Gibbons, Watchmen, Regina King Dave Gibbons

GARY: A SEQUEL TO TITUS ANDRONICUS To Get First Post-Broadway Production At Fusion Theatre Company

Albuquerque's Fusion Theatre Company will present Taylor Mac's Gary A Sequel to Titus Andronicusin its firstpost-Broadwayproduction. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Albuquerque, Gary, Taylor Mac, BWW News Desk, Fusion Theatre Company

BWW Photo Exclusive: Adam Pascal Stars In THE MUSIC MAN At 5-Star Theatricals

Tony nominee Adam Pascal stars as Professor Harold Hill in the first show of the 5-Star Theattricals2019-2020 season, THE MUSIC MAN. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Tony, Harold Hill, Adam Pascal, BWW News Desk

Fans Protest WNYC Cancellation Of “New Sounds”

For music fans, the news last Thursday that WNYC will end New Sounds, a show hosted by John Schaefer since its debut in 1982, has provoked a deep sense of mourning and nostalgia for both the show and the city’s eroding arts and culture scene. Over four decades, the eclectic music program had come to be seen as a proud local institution that reflected New York City’s sophistication and idiosyncratic personality. – Gothamist
Tags: Art, Music, New York City, WNYC, John Schaefer, 10.17.19

If you are in LA, come to Nicoletta Ceccoli's art opening at Corey Helford Gallery

Corey Helford Gallery in Los Angeles will be showing the work of painter Nicoletta Ceccoli from November 2 to December 7. Here are a few of the paintings in the show:
Tags: Art, Post, News, La, Los Angeles, Corey Helford Gallery, Nicoletta Ceccoli

King Kong Pillow

Realistic animal inspired arm pillow designed to look like gentle giant gorilla. Shabani gorilla cuddle pillow made by Japanese company You+More. Also check out: Ostrich Pillow
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More Theatres Are Experimenting With Different Performance Times

The conventional wisdom on curtain times has long been broken, and it’s proving beneficial to producers and audience. More show-by-show tinkering can only continue to evolve theatregoing practice, which is essential in an era when most entertainment can be scheduled on demand. – The Stage
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The “Slow Fire” That’s Destroying Our Books

It’s called a “slow fire,” this continuous acidification and subsequent embrittlement of paper that was created with the seeds of its own ruin in its very fibers. In a 1987 documentary on the subject, the deputy Librarian of Congress William Welsh takes an embrittled, acid-burned book and begins tearing pages out by the handful, crumbling them into shards with an ease reminiscent of stepping on a dried-up insect carcass. – LitHub
Tags: Art, Marketplace, Congress, William Welsh, 10.17.19

What if a specialized medical gadget could guide you through CPR?

Slightly more than half of the American population claims to know how to perform CPR. That means there’s roughly a 50% chance that a bystander would know how to resuscitate you. CPR First Aider aims at being able to increase those chances. Not only does it help people who don’t know CPR, it helps people who do know CPR to perform it efficiently. The CPR First Aider is an extensive kit that includes a breathing mask that automatically delivers oxygen while assisting the patient to breathe along w...
Tags: Design, Medical, Awards, First Aid, CPR, Product Design, Red Dot Awards: Design Concept, Red Dot Concept 2019, CPR First Aider, Fang Di, Li Pengcheng, Yu Yuanyi

Architecture Critic And Historian Charles Jencks, 80

Mr. Jencks was an architectural historian who, with a landmark book, put himself at the forefront of the debate over what architecture should do. – The New York Times
Tags: Art, People, Charles Jencks, Jencks, 10.17.19

Backstage Bite with Katie Lynch: THE LIGHTNING THIEF's Chris McCarrell & Kristin Stokes Get Cookin'

In this episode, Katie is joined in the kitchen by the stars of The Lightning Thief, Chris McCarrell and Kristin Stokes. Check out the recipe for Katie's Greece Lightning Blueberry Baklava Cups below [Author: BroadwayWorld TV]
Tags: Greece, Theatre, Katie, BroadwayWorld TV, Katie Lynch, Chris McCarrell, Kristin Stokes

MTC Announces Fall Benefit Featuring Patrick Page, Sierra Boggess and More

Manhattan Theatre Club will present its 2019 Fall Benefit, featuring performances by Olivier nominee Sierra Boggess, Tony nominee Melissa Errico, Tony nominee Norm Lewis, Tony nominee Patrick Page and Tony nominee Tony Yazbeck, on Monday evening, November 11 at 583 Park Avenue 63rd Street and Park Avenue. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Tony, Olivier, Manhattan Theatre Club, Tony Yazbeck, BWW News Desk, Patrick Page, Patrick Page Sierra Boggess, Sierra Boggess Tony, Melissa Errico Tony, Norm Lewis Tony

Audra McDonald, Tituss Burgess, & More Join Cast of Aretha Franklin Biopic Starring Jennifer Hudson

MGMand Bron Studios have announced the final casting for the upcomingAretha Franklin biopic Respect, starring Jennifer Hudson, according to Deadline. [Author: TV News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Jennifer Hudson, Franklin, TV News Desk, Audra McDonald Tituss Burgess, MGMand Bron Studios

Open BroadwayWorld Position: Regional Marketing / Junior Sales Associate

Want to join the team for a great, full-time opportunity We're seeking an eager and ambitious individual to cooperate with the site's regional sales and marketing team on a variety of special projects. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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BWW TV: Meet the Indiggo Twins of WICKED CLONE THE CINEMA MUSICAL- Coming to the Playboy Club on 10/30!

On October 30, aoethe modern Renaissance Women of Entertainmenta INDIGGO TWINS- Grammy-winning singerssongwriters, bestselling authors and identical twin actresses-are coming back to Playboy Club NYC with WICKED CLONE THE CINEMA MUSICAL,the twins' long-running off Broadway Musical. [Author: BroadwayWorld TV]
Tags: Theatre, Playboy Club, BroadwayWorld TV, Playboy Club NYC

The Radical Personal Life Of Johann Sebastian Bach

“I’ve talked to people who feel they know Bach very well, but they aren’t aware of the time he was imprisoned for a month. They never learned about Bach pulling a knife on a fellow musician during a street fight. They never heard about his drinking exploits—on one two-week trip he billed the church eighteen gorchsen for beer, enough to purchase eight gallons of it at retail prices—or that his contract with the Duke of Saxony included a provision for tax-free beer from the castle brewery; ...
Tags: Art, Music, Johann Sebastian Bach, Bach, Saxony, Lapham, 10.16.19

BWW Flashback: The Very Best of Billy Porter

As BroadwayWorld reported last week, Tony, Emmy, and Grammy Award winner Billy Porter would be joining the cast of the upcoming Cinderella film, taking on the role of the Fairy Godmother. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, BroadwayWorld, Billy Porter, BWW News Desk, Tony Emmy

Frieze London 2019: Whimsical Sculptures

Colorful, strange, charming and intriguing pieces from the fair This year’s Frieze London was met with plenty of rain, but that did nothing to dissuade the crowds. The fair has long been held at Regent’s Park with an incredibly compelling exhibition of sculptures outside in the park, but the artworks inside the tents deserve recognition too. There were so many whimsical sculptures evoking wonder and …
Tags: Art, Design, London, Culture, 3D, Nick Cave, Art Festivals, Art Fairs, Sculptures, Sterling Ruby, Nam June Paik, Frieze, Artworks, Regent 's Park, Hannah Levy, Frieze London


Disney has renewed the highly anticipated music-filled, comedic series 'High School Musical The Musical The Series' ahead of its debut on Disney TUESDAY, NOV. 12. Production on season two will resume early next year in Salt Lake City, Utah. [Author: TV News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Disney, Salt Lake City Utah, TV News Desk

BWW TV: Come-a, Come-a, Come and Check Out Highlights from Opening Night of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, starring Jonathan Groff, Tammy Blanchard and Christian Borle, opened just last night, October 17 at The Westside Theatre 407 W. 43rd St, NYC, where it plays through January 19, 2020. We're taking you inside opening night below [Author: TV - Opening Night Special]
Tags: Theatre, Christian Borle, TV - Opening Night Special, St NYC, Jonathan Groff Tammy Blanchard

How Do You Reconstruct A 140-Year-Old Ballet? Carefully

“It’s controversial in Russia to reconstruct ballets — original Russian ballets — but on the notation that was removed from Russia. In recent years, “La Bayadère” has raised questions over cultural stereotypes and insensitive depictions of India. – Los Angeles Times
Tags: Art, Russia, Dance, 10.17.19

Are We Seeing A New Theatre Construction Boom In America?

Some see other current trends—the conversion of old structures, the blurring of boundaries between disciplines, the increasing move of visual artists into performance, the popular interest in all things digital – will be reflected in future theatre design. “We are still in the supposed old ways of thinking. But yeah—change is on its way.” – American Theatre
Tags: Art, Theatre, America, 10.17.19

BWW Flashback: Celebrate MAMMA MIA!'s Anniversary With a Look Back at Opening Night!

My, my It's officially been eighteen years since the dancing queens of Mamma Mia opened at Broadway's Winter Garden Theatre. In honor of the occasion,we're looking back at the show's opening night to see Louise Pitre, Judy Kaye, Karen Mason, and more having the time of their lives Check it all out below [Author: BroadwayWorld TV]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Mamma Mia, BroadwayWorld TV, Louise Pitre Judy Kaye Karen Mason

Mirka & Georges: A Culinary Affair

Part art book, part cookbook, part biography, Mirka & George: A Culinary Affair documents the life of Mirka and Georges Mora, Melbourne-based couple by way of Paris. Their apartment became a hub for the artistic community and their restaurants accommodated the overflow. This book—through photos, prints of their art, recipes and more—explains why the pair were so beloved and became icons of the Australian city.
Tags: Cooking, Books, Design, Australia, Reading, Paris, Recipes, Biography, Melbourne, Art Books, Cookbooks, Mirka, Georges, Mirka Mora, Mirka George, Georges Mora Melbourne

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