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Nick Jonas' Battle with Diabetes
Most parents (and virtually all pre-teens and teens) know Nick Jonas as the curly-haired, youngest member of the well-liked pop band, the Jonas Brothers. (read the story...)

Boston Pops Celebrates 125th Anniversary Season with Menzel, O'Hara and More
Today, Friday, February 19, Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops announced details of the orchestra's 125th anniversary season, May 4-June 20, 2010, outlining programs that celebrate the orchestra's rich tradition of performing the great music of this country's past and present, for which the Boston Pops is so well known. (read the story...)

The 2009-2010 season of Reprise Theatre Company continues with "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum," 1962's Tony-Award-winning Best Musical, March 16 to 28 at UCLA's Freud Playhouse. Directed by David Lee, the production's book is by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. (read the story...)

New Tribe Set for HAIR on Broadway - Ashford, Bayardelle, DeGarmo, Ray, Riabko, Smith, Wooten, Young & More
Oskar Eustis, Artistic Director of The Public Theater, has announced the Broadway cast of HAIR: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical. The new „Tribe? will debut on Tuesday, March 9, at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street, NYC). (read the story...)

Mary Poppins on Broadway: The Magical Nanny Keeps Flying
Everything about "Mary Poppins" is magical, from the character — with her aerodynamic umbrella and bewitched carryall — to the show itself: a genuinely infectious musical offering delicious surprises around every nook, cranny, tree, banister, statue, and chimney. (read the story...)

Blankenbuehler's BRING IT ON Sets Casting Date For Alliance Production in L.A.
According to an Equity casting notice, BRING IT ON: The Musical is set to make its world premiere at Atlanta's Alliance Theatre in early 2011. (read the story...)

Times Profiles Robert Evans, Subject of Upcoming Baitz Play
The New York Times profiles Hollywood producer Robert Evans today, who is the subject of an upcoming Broadway play penned by television writer Jon Robin Baitz, as BroadwayWorld previously reported. The story will surround Evans real life events. In the Times article, Evans discusses how he suffered a stroke and was originally paralyzed on his right side and unable to speak. After much work, Evans has been able to return to his role of successful Hollywood producer. (read the story...)

The Wiggles on the Big Screen in the First Live-Concert Movie for Preschoolers
The Wiggles, international children’s entertainers, will make cinema history on March 20, with the release of the first ever live-concert movie for preschoolers and their parents. (read the story...)

Make Time for Date Night
Experts say couples who make time for themselves are better able to foster a sense of support for each other and can make more effective parents. And scheduling a "date night" is easy in New York, the perfect backdrop for romance. Read on for some intimate ideas. (read the story...)

Celine Dion Returns to Caesars Palace for 3-Year Run Beginning Mar. 2011
Contact Music has revealed that songbird Celine Dion will be stepping into the three-year contract at Las Vegas' Caesar's Palace that had been offered to - and turned down by - Barbra Streisand, as BroadwayWorld reported yesterday. While Streisand was reportedly offered $100 million, Dion's figure has not been reported, although it is believed to be comparable. (read the story...)

Winter Olympics: Figuring Out Figure Skating
Thousands of families will watch the figure skating events in this year's Winter Olympics. If you're like most, though, the terminology might leave you a bit baffled (what exactly is a lutz jump, anyhow?). Read on for some guidelines that will have you speaking the lingo in no time. (read the story...)

Wright, Buccino, Green et al. Selected for 2010 Sundance Institute Playwrights Retreat
The Sundance Institute has chosen 8 playwrights to take part in their annual Sundance Institute Playwrights Retreat, Variety is reporting. The retreat began Monday, February 1st, and the residency will last through February 19th. The residency will take place in Ucross, Wyoming. (read the story...)

STAGE TUBE: A Look Inside Wildhorn's WONDERLAND at the Alley
Wonderland, the new musical adventure by Frank Wildhorn (The Civil War and Jekyll & Hyde), with lyrics by Jack Murphy and a book by Phoebe Hwang, is currently playing at Houston's Ally Theatre through February 14. BroadwayWorld brings you a look inside the production, directed by Gregory Boyd (also the Ally's Artistic Director). (read the story...)

Westchester Calendar Highlights: Activities for Kids and Families - February 2010
Check out some family-friendly events scheduled for the month of February in Westchester County. (read the story...)

Pacha NYC Presents A 24 Hour Event For New Years 2010
Ring in 2010 in style, just footsteps away from the global epicenter of New Year's Eve with NYC's biggest & boldest New Year's Eve celebration of the decade at Pacha NYC. (read the story...)

Big Apple Circus Presents BELLO IS BACK! 1/18/2010
Bello is Back! The Big Apple Circus is back in town with Bello Nock, named "America's Best Clown" by Time magazine, and the world's most exciting circus artists under the Big Top! In Bello is Back! the playfully elegant Bello, with his gravity-defying hair, trademark tuxedo, white gloves and spats, returns to the one-ring intimacy of the Big Apple Circus after an absence of nine seasons. (read the story...)

NewFilmmakers Screens Clara Xing's STAND UP 1/3/2010
Stand Up is based on the true story of Song Xue-Wen, who plays himself in the film. (read the story...)

'Saturday Night Live' Rings In The New Year With Two Back To Back Episodes
"Saturday Night Live" rings in the New Year with original shows on consecutive weekends, beginning January 9 with Charles Barkley and Alicia Keys returning to studio 8H. (read the story...)

New York Festival of Song Presents The Killer B's at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater
New York Festival of Song (NYFOS, www.nyfos.org), who "redefined the song recital with daring and dramatic programming" (The New Yorker), presents its fifth annual program with the Department of Vocal Arts at The Juilliard School on Wednesday January 13, 2010 at 8 PM, Killer B's-American Song From Amy Beach to the Beach Boys. (read the story...)

The Highline Ballroom Announces Complete Schedule of Events
RECENTLY ADDED or ALTERED SHOWS: Lineup Changed: Sunday, January 10 NIKKI YANOFSKY, MELINDA DOOLITTLE, CHICHA LIBRE and (read the story...)

Japan Society Presents The Double-Edged Sword: The Chambara Films of Shintaro Katsu & Raizo Ichikawa
Japan Society's latest Monthly Classics film series The Double-Edged Sword: The Chambara Films of Shintaro Katsu & Raizo Ichikawa pays tribute to two Japanese screen legends in their most respected, representative and stylish chambara (sword fighting) films. (read the story...)

Concert Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. to Feature The Afro-Semitic Experience at the Museum of Jewish Heritage
On Sunday, January 17 at 2 p.m., celebrate the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with the Afro-Semitic Experience in The Road that Heals the Splintered Soul, a high-energy concert reflecting both Jewish and African diaspora heritages through the rich musical traditions of Gospel, Klezmer, Nigunim, Spirituals, and Swing. (read the story...)

Saturday Night Live stars and writers including Seth Meyers, Fred Armisen, Will Forte, Jason Sudeikis, Abby Elliott, Bridey Elliott, Jorma Taccone, Colin Jost, Hannibal Buress, and more will come together on Sunday, January 31 to perform a ONE NIGHT ONLY event: "BEYOND FUNDERDOME COMEDY BLOWOUT!" (read the story...)

Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park Presents THREE
City Parks Foundation presents Three - an adventurous mash-up of the classic fairy tales "The Three Little Pigs," "Three Billy Goats Gruff," and "The Three Bears," at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park. (read the story...)

Too Cold Outside? 10 Family Activities for Indoor Fun
Guiding kids toward productive (nondestructive!) indoor activities can be a bit of a challenge. Check out our 10 clever suggestions for family fun on a cold winter day. (read the story...)

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