After years of entertaining audiences with their award-winning, all-silent, all-funny 60-minute show, the gateway to (the best) comedy in Chicago, Stage 773, is thrilled to present THE BEST OF BRI-KO, kicking off with a press opening on February 23 and running every Today at 8 p.m. through March 23 at 1225 W. Belmont. Click below to watch highlights from the show!BWW TV: Audience Members from Around the World React to BAT OUT OF HELL in Manchester February 21, 2017
The world premiere of the long-awaited Jim Steinman's Bat Out of Hell - The Musical will take place in London's West End at the London Coliseum, opening on Tuesday 20 June 2017, following previews from 5 June, for a limited season until 22 July 2017. The show began previews at Manchester Opera House on 17 February and will run until 8 April 2017. Audience members have traveled across the globe to see the show - find out what they thought below!BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Steven Levenson's IF I FORGET February 21, 2017
Roundabout Theatre Company presentsSteven Levenson's (The Unavoidable Disappearance of Tom Durnin; Dear Evan Hansen) new play,If I Forget, directed byDaniel Sullivan. The cast includesLarry Bryggman(Picnic),Maria Dizzia('Orange is the New Black'),Tasha Lawrence(Good People),Jeremy Shamos(Noises Off),Seth Steinberg,Kate Walsh('Grey's Anatomy'), andGary Wilmes(Irrational Man). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!BWW TV: On the Green Carpet Opening of THE GIRLS February 21, 2017
Gary Barlow and Tim Firth's new British musical, THE GIRLS, based on the true story, the film and the award-winning play by Tim Firth, Calendar Girls, opened in London's West End at the Phoenix Theatre. The West End premiere follows sold-out runs at the Grand Theatre Leeds and the Lowry Salford late 2015/early 2016. In the West End, the producers have made a commitment to there being no 'premium-rated' seats, no booking fees and reduced price previews.BWW TV: Chita Rivera Talks Prolific Career & More on TODAY February 20, 2017
The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture will welcome British actor Josh Collins in his North American stage debut as Daniel Reeves in the New York Premiere of Bill Cain's compelling and visceral thriller 9 CIRCLES this month. Click below to hear what Josh had to say abouthow he connects with such a troubling and complex character!BWW TV: Watch Scenes from Paramount's Bold and Bloody SWEENEY TODD February 14, 2017
Children's Theatre Company (CTC) presents the world premiere production of Dr. Seuss' The Sneetches The Musical which opened on February 7, 2017. Directed by Peter C. Brosius, the production is written by Philip Dawkins, whose many works have been produced from Canada to Washington DC to Los Angeles, and upcoming at the MCC Theatre (Off-Broadway), with music by David Mallamud, whose works have been heard atCarnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center and Off-Broadway. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look below!BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway and West End Get the Spotlight in New York Public Library for the Performing Arts' CURTAIN UP Exhibit! February 19, 2017
New York's Broadway and London's West End have long been the biggest destinations for live theater, and now, a new exhibitionat The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts honors the rich creative talent and award-winning productions in both cities. Co-curated by The Library for the Performing Arts and the V&A, where the exhibition debuted last year, in partnership with the Society of London Theatre (SOLT),Curtain Up: Celebrating the Last 40 Years of Theatre in New York and Londonhighlights how the theatre districts of both cities have flourished and developed since 1976. The exhibition, which openedat The Library for the Performing Arts in Lincoln Center on October 31, 2016 and is on display through June 30, 2017. February 14, 2017
She's coming back, and she'll never go away again! The upcoming revival ofMichael StewartandJerry Herman's masterpieceHello, Dolly!, starring legendary performerBette Midler, has quickly become the hottest ticket of the year. Directed by four-time Tony Award winnerJerry Zaksand choreographed by Tony Award winnerWarren Carlyle,Hello, Dolly!will begin performances at Broadway's Shubert Theatre on March 15, 2017, with an official opening night of April 20, 2017.
BroadwayWorld spoke with Kate Baldwin (Irene) last night at the opening of Sunset Boulevard, where she told us all about rehearsals so far!BWW TV: Take a Trip to SUNSET BOULEVARD with New Highlights of Glenn Close & Company on Broadway! February 9, 2017
After 16 years away, Tony and Grammy Award winner Heather Headley returned triumphantly to Broadway last summer inThe Color Purple. Having originated the role of Nala inThe Lion Kingand awarded a Tony forAida, the Trinidadian-American performer was rapidly rising to diva status when she shifted gears. In her time away from the theater, she released two gold records, topped the dance and R&B charts, won a Grammy for her gospel album,Audience of One, toured the world with Andrea Bocelli, and started a family. She blazed back inThe Bodyguardin London before returning to Broadway.BWW TV: Watch Highlights from RING TWICE FOR MIRANDA Off-Broadway February 3, 2017
Ring Twice for Miranda, written by Alan Hruska (Laugh It Up, Stare It Down; The Man on Her Mind; New House under Construction) and directed by Rick Lombardo (San Jose Rep Artistic Director from 2008-2014, The Snow Queen, Bill W. and Dr. Bob) is currently in previews at New York City Center Stage II (131 West 55th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues) and will officially open on February 12th. BroadwayWorld has highlights from the show below!BWW TV: Clowning Meets Sketch in THE BEST OF BRI-KO at Stage 773 - Watch Highlights! January 31, 2017
After years of entertaining audiences with their award-winning, all-silent, all-funny 60-minute show, the gateway to (the best) comedy in Chicago, Stage 773, is thrilled to present THE BEST OF BRI-KO, kicking off with a press opening on February 23 and running every Thursday at 8 p.m. through March 23 at 1225 W. Belmont. Click below to watch highlights from the show!