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Rubicon Theatre Company to Stage Summer Youth Production of IN THE HEIGHTSRubicon Theatre Company to Stage Summer Youth Production of IN THE HEIGHTS
July 29, 2016

Rubicon Theatre Company presents the summer youth production of the inspiring and exhilarating 2008 Tony Award-winning musical In the Heights with music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, actor-compose... (more...)


Washington National Opera Names New Director of Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program, American Opera InitiativeWashington National Opera Names New Director of Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program, American Opera Initiative
July 29, 2016

Minnesota Opera today announced that Head of Music Robert Ainsley has accepted the position as the new Director of the Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program and the American Opera Initiative, effective... (more...)


Charles Dance to Be Honored at STC's 2016 Harman Center for the Arts GalaCharles Dance to Be Honored at STC's 2016 Harman Center for the Arts Gala
July 29, 2016

To acknowledge his outstanding contribution to classical theatre in America, British actor Charles Dance will accept the Shakespeare Theatre Company's (STC) prestigious William Shakespeare Award for C... (more...)


Victory Gardens Completes Casting for 2016 IGNITION Festival of New PlaysVictory Gardens Completes Casting for 2016 IGNITION Festival of New Plays
July 29, 2016

Victory Gardens Theater announces casting for each of the 2016 IGNITION Festival of New Plays selected works, including The Wayward Bunny by Greg Kotis; BREACH: a manifesto on race in America through ... (more...)


Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 7/29; MAMMA MIA! at The Muny, MARY POPPINS with Kara Lindsay, CABARET at Music Circus & More!Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 7/29; MAMMA MIA! at The Muny, MARY POPPINS with Kara Lindsay, CABARET at Music Circus & More!
by BWW Special Coverage - July 29, 2016

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Raleigh, Sacramento, St. Louis and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include MAMMA MIA! at The ... (more...)


MCCC's Kelsey Theatre Announces 2016-17 SeasonMCCC's Kelsey Theatre Announces 2016-17 Season
July 28, 2016

Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre has announced its upcoming season and it's a blockbuster by any measure - packed with Broadway hits, family favorites, special holiday perform... (more...)


MOMENTA FESTIVAL II to Feature Indonesian Opera and More This FallMOMENTA FESTIVAL II to Feature Indonesian Opera and More This Fall
July 27, 2016

Momenta Quartet, the 'outstanding' (George Grella) and 'enterprising' (Russell Platt) string quartet based in New York City, happily announces Momenta Festival II, following the success of the inaugur... (more...)


Acrobats, Broadway's FUN HOME, Jazz Greats and More Slated for Kimmel Center's 2016-17 SeasonAcrobats, Broadway's FUN HOME, Jazz Greats and More Slated for Kimmel Center's 2016-17 Season
July 27, 2016

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts announces programming for the 2016-17 season featuring internationally-acclaimed superstars in rock, dance, comedy, and jazz; family shows as part of the Fami... (more...)


The Second City's UNELECTABLE YOU Sets Cast for Chicago Debut, TourThe Second City's UNELECTABLE YOU Sets Cast for Chicago Debut, Tour
July 27, 2016

Slate and The Second City are pleased to announce casting for 'Unelectable You,' a new live political comedy show launching at UP Comedy Club in Chicago on July 28 before heading out on a national tou... (more...)


21C Media Group Previews 2016-17 of Opera, Choral and Vocal Music21C Media Group Previews 2016-17 of Opera, Choral and Vocal Music
July 27, 2016

21C MEDIA GROUP just released its season preview of opera, vocal and choral music for 2016-17. Scroll down for details! (more...)


Rubicon Theatre Presents the Hilarious Comedy MOONLIGHT AND MAGNOLIASRubicon Theatre Presents the Hilarious Comedy MOONLIGHT AND MAGNOLIAS
July 26, 2016

Rubicon Theatre Company presents Moonlight and Magnolias, the hilarious fly on the wall comedy by Ron Hutchinson about how the most iconic film in Hollywood history almost didn't get made. Directed by... (more...)


VIDEO: Natascia Diaz Performs Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'Burn' in ConcertVIDEO: Natascia Diaz Performs Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'Burn' in Concert
by Michael Dale - July 26, 2016

The two-time Helen Hayes Award winner puts her own spin on the searing HAMILTON ballad. (more...)


Broadway Icon Kristin Chenoweth to Perform on Martha's Vineyard, Provincetown This AugustBroadway Icon Kristin Chenoweth to Perform on Martha's Vineyard, Provincetown This August
July 26, 2016

Kristin Chenoweth, star of Broadway's original 'Wicked' and Tony-winner for 'You're A Good Man Charlie Brown,' star of TV's 'Glee' and Emmy-winner for 'Pushing Daisies,' will perform solo shows for Br... (more...)


Sergei Danilian to Present ARDANI 25 DANCE GALA at New York City CenterSergei Danilian to Present ARDANI 25 DANCE GALA at New York City Center
July 26, 2016

Instead of the usual gala fare -- bits of firecracker variations and pieces of ballet classics -- Sergei Danilian's 'Ardani 25 Dance Gala' at New York City Center, August 19 and 20, is classic Danilia... (more...)


Cast, Creatives Set for THE WOLVES Premiere at Playwrights RealmCast, Creatives Set for THE WOLVES Premiere at Playwrights Realm
July 26, 2016

The Playwrights Realm, led by Founding Artistic Director Katherine Kovner and Producing Director Roberta Pereira, has announced the cast and creative team for the world premiere of Sarah Delappe's THE... (more...)


Additional Casting Announced for 2016/17 season at Arena StageAdditional Casting Announced for 2016/17 season at Arena Stage
July 26, 2016

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BWW Review: National Tour Of Webber's PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Is A Dream Come TrueBWW Review: National Tour Of Webber's PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Is A Dream Come True
by Jeffrey Walker - July 25, 2016

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA I just experienced at the Kennedy Center renewed my faith in the show: it is a delight for all the senses, possesses dazzling stagecraft, and is performed by a cast that mines... (more...)


Photo Flash: Ash Lawn Opera Presents SOUTH PACIFICPhoto Flash: Ash Lawn Opera Presents SOUTH PACIFIC
July 22, 2016

The summer concludes with South Pacific, an ever-topical story of love in the time of war, and one of the most heralded musicals of all time. Since its premiere in 1949, it has won countless awards, i... (more...)


2016 MFA Playwrights' Workshop to Develop Eight New Works at the Kennedy Center2016 MFA Playwrights' Workshop to Develop Eight New Works at the Kennedy Center
July 22, 2016

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, is pleased to co-present the 11th annual MFA Playwr... (more...)


Tim Federle, Bess Wohl, Marc Bruni, Leigh Silverman and More Slated for NYMF PanelsTim Federle, Bess Wohl, Marc Bruni, Leigh Silverman and More Slated for NYMF Panels
July 21, 2016

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF), previously known as The New York Musical Theatre Festival, has announced that they have partnered with The ASCAP Foundation, The Mayor's Office of Media and Enter... (more...)


Prospect Theatre Company to Premiere ARCHETYPE: July 27-31Prospect Theatre Company to Premiere ARCHETYPE: July 27-31
July 21, 2016

Prospect Theater Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Cara Reichel and Managing Director Melissa Huber, presentsARCHETYPE, a collection of six new mini-musicals, the culminating producti... (more...)


Boston Ballet Announces Roster, FIRST LOOK for BBIIBoston Ballet Announces Roster, FIRST LOOK for BBII
July 21, 2016

July 20, 2016 (BOSTON, MA)—Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen announced the 2016–17 season roster for Boston Ballet II (BBII), the second company, which will be comprised of 14 dancers. Bo... (more...)


Shattered Globe Theatre Announces 2016-17 SeasonShattered Globe Theatre Announces 2016-17 Season
July 20, 2016

Shattered Globe Theatre is pleased to announce the first two productions of its 2016-17 Season, kicking off this fall with a revival of Pulitzer Prize winner Sam Shepard's quintessential American dram... (more...)


Boston Ballet II Roster Announced; FIRST LOOK Set for July 30Boston Ballet II Roster Announced; FIRST LOOK Set for July 30
July 20, 2016

Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen announced the 2016-17 season roster for Boston Ballet II (BBII), the second company, which will be comprised of 14 dancers. (more...)


BWW Interview: Welcome to the Age of Javilton; Meet HAMILTON Alternate Turned Leading Man, Javier Muñoz!BWW Interview: Welcome to the Age of Javilton; Meet HAMILTON Alternate Turned Leading Man, Javier Muñoz!
by Nicole Rosky - July 20, 2016

After over 300 performances on Broadway, a sold-out run at the Public Theater, eleven Tony Awards, a Grammy Award, a Pulitzer Prize and countless other honors, HAMILTON creator Lin-Manuel Miranda has ... (more...)







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