To call JERSEY BOYS a 'jukebox musical' is downright myopic, as underneath the musical's cotton-candy pop hits lies a piercing story of ambition, love, drugs, sex, greed, failures, triumphs, and yes, family values. However, it would take more than a fanatic mind to look beyond those monster hits to see the real heart of the show--one that tells of realities past that still ring true in today's cutthroat music industry.BWW Review: BLUE MAN GROUP is Extraordinarily Thrilling! September 23, 2016
If you're into something different, catchy, and exciting, the performance of the BLUE MAN GROUP, which closes its limited engagement at The Theatre at Solaire (Solaire Resort and Casino, Paranaque City) on Sunday, September 25, will ideally fit your definition of 'total entertainment.' Founded in 1991, BLUE MAN GROUP is known for its unique stage antics that blur the boundary between everyday reality and surreality. Their productions and performances vary from one stage to the other, which make every BLUE MAN GROUP experience different and incomparable.BWW Seeks Dance Editors in Washington, DC September 14, 2016
Broadway and West End smash musical WICKED is set to defy gravity in a limited four-week-run with never-before-seen changes at The Theater at Solaire (Solaire Resort & Casino, Paranaque City) from Thursday, February 2, to Sunday, March 5, 2017 . The production is direct from a multi-record-breaking tour of UK and Ireland.They're Still Together! HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL Cast at One Night Stand Cabaret July 24, 2016
Reunions are moments of nostalgic reminiscence that let you review what you have accomplished together with your friends and make you wonder in awe on the journey you started together years ago. This was the general feeling when the original cast of the 2007 Philippine production of Disney's HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL (HSM) took center stage once again in "Still in This Together: A 10th Anniversary Concert" at the monthly One Night Stand (ONS) cabaret series at 12 Monkeys Music Hall and Pub earlier this month.BWW Review: THE GRAPES OF WRATH Skims Steinbeck at Houston Theatre Group July 13, 2016
When the Houston Theatre Company chose to present the play in The University of St. Thomas Jones Hall, a small black box venue, they bit off a lot. I admire their grit, but I can't help wondering, if they had it to do over again, would they?BWW Review: AMERICAN IDIOT at Globe Iconic Store July 2, 2016
Live theater in the Philippines has entered a new dawn. The Globe Iconic Store in the busy Bonifacio High Street is now home of a humongous open-air theatre--complete with video boards--aimed to reach out to new theater audiences in the metro, which telco company Globe calls 'accidental theater.' For its maiden offering, Globe has partnered with one of the Philppines' multi-awarded theater companies, 9 Works Theatrical ('Grease,' 'La Cage Aux Folles'), to stage the Philippine premiere of the rock Broadway musical AMERICAN IDIOT.BWW Review: The Bible Preaches, But GODSPELL Asks June 22, 2016
If you're expecting to find your corner of the sky, you will not. Just because this is a Stephen Schwartz musical does not mean there will be someone painting with all the colors of the wind, nor will there be any gravity-defying witches, nor a hunchback. Yes, this is a Bible story, but do not expect Moses to be there even if you believe. And yes, there could be ever, ever after but there are no singing animals present. This is simply MusicArtes Inc.'s production of GODSPELL.Updated GODSPELL Plays In Manila, 6/17-26 June 12, 2016
With familiar tunes such as 'Day by Day' and 'Prepare Ye the Way of the Lord,' the beloved Broadway musical 'GODSPELL, which MusicArtes Inc. is staging on the weekends from June 17 to June 26 at Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium in Makati City, is not to be missed. Conceived and originally directed by John-Michael Tebelak, GODSPELL features music and new lyrics by 'Wicked's' Stephen Schwartz. The play has been revived regularly ever since its Off-Broadway debut in 1971 and film adaptation in 1973, starring renowned American film and stage actor Victor Garber in the role of Jesus.BLUE MAN GROUP To Make First-Ever Performance in Manila, 9/14-25 May 15, 2016
A show that has captivated more than 35 million audiences worldwide, across 15 countries, finally comes to Manila in a color that made its main performers the most recognizable bald trio on stage: BLUE! BLUE MAN GROUP, a performance art company that won numerous accolades including an Obie Award, a Drama Desk Award for Unique Theatrical Experience, and a Grammy nomination for its debut album, "Audio," will surely give its first-ever predominantly Filipino audiences a great time enjoying its unique and percussion-filled non-verbal entertainment.BWW Seeks Fitness Writers, Bloggers, Experts, Nutritionists and More - All Skills, All Regions! May 13, 2016
The first-ever international tour of Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed new production of Claude-Michel Schonberg and Alain Boublil's LES MISERABLES (LES MIS) must close this Sunday, May 1, after three extensions. With nearly sold out tickets day in and day out, this production can easily be one of the most successful productions staged at the relatively brand new theatre The Theatre at Solaire.BWW Seeks Opera Editors April 19, 2016
BroadwayWorld.com is currently seeking talented enthusiasts to head up feature coverage in the area of Opera.BWW Seeks Dance Editors April 19, 2016
Earlier today, Adam Jacobs, Courtney Reed and James Monroe Iglehart announced the 82nd Drama League Award Nominees for Distinguished Play, Distinguished Revival of a Play, Distinguished Best Musical, Distinguished Revival of a Musical, and the much coveted Distinguished Performance Award.Outer Critics Circle Nominees- What It All Means for the 2016 Tony Awards! April 19, 2016
Welcome to THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with your favorite Broadway stars. Want to know what hooked them to a career in the theater? Their dream roles? Their Broadway crushes? Read on!
In this week's edition, we caught up with Thomas E. Sullivan, who stars as 'Chris' in Straight, playing atTheatre Row's AcornTheatre.