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Breaking News: NBC Sets THE WIZ as 2015 Live Musical; Broadway Revival in the Works!Breaking News: NBC Sets THE WIZ as 2015 Live Musical; Broadway Revival in the Works!
Posted: Mar. 30, 2015


VIDEO: Watch Sean Hayes & Husband Scott Icenogle Lip Sync to Jennifer Hudson's 'Trouble'!VIDEO: Watch Sean Hayes & Husband Scott Icenogle Lip Sync to Jennifer Hudson's 'Trouble'!
Posted: Mar. 27, 2015


Breaking News: HBO Cancels LOOKING Led by Jonathan Groff; Movie Next!Breaking News: HBO Cancels LOOKING Led by Jonathan Groff; Movie Next!
Posted: Mar. 25, 2015


Idina Menzel Announces 2015 WORLD TOUR Dates!Idina Menzel Announces 2015 WORLD TOUR Dates!
Posted: Mar. 27, 2015


BWW Exclusive: Richard Jay-Alexander Remembers Polly Bergen with Memories & Never Before Seen Personal PhotosBWW Exclusive: Richard Jay-Alexander Remembers Polly Bergen with Memories & Never Before Seen Personal Photos
Posted: Mar. 26, 2015


Breaking News: Audra McDonald in Talks to Join Live-Action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Movie!Breaking News: Audra McDonald in Talks to Join Live-Action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Movie!
Posted: Mar. 27, 2015


BWW TV Exclusive: Laura Benanti & Christopher Fitzgerald Get Down and Dirty as Liesl & Rolf? Watch '16 Going on 17' from MISCAST!BWW TV Exclusive: Laura Benanti & Christopher Fitzgerald Get Down and Dirty as Liesl & Rolf? Watch '16 Going on 17' from MISCAST!
Posted: Mar. 31, 2015


ALLEGIANCE on Broadway Starring George Takei and Lea Salonga To Hold Open Call Auditions In TorontoALLEGIANCE on Broadway Starring George Takei and Lea Salonga To Hold Open Call Auditions In Toronto
Posted: Mar. 27, 2015


STAGE TUBE: Lin-Manuel Miranda Gives Jonathan Groff a Belated Birthday PresentSTAGE TUBE: Lin-Manuel Miranda Gives Jonathan Groff a Belated Birthday Present
Posted: Mar. 27, 2015


Craig Zadan Offers Update On Next NBC Live Musical: 'One Will Be Coming For The Holidays'; Announcement Monday?Craig Zadan Offers Update On Next NBC Live Musical: 'One Will Be Coming For The Holidays'; Announcement Monday?
Posted: Mar. 29, 2015


Tale As Old As Time- BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Movie Company Takes Shape; Meet the Cast!Tale As Old As Time- BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Movie Company Takes Shape; Meet the Cast!
Posted: Mar. 30, 2015


SOUND OFF Special Edition: 10 Fabulous Features Of The Upcoming SMASH/BOMBSHELL ReunionSOUND OFF Special Edition: 10 Fabulous Features Of The Upcoming SMASH/BOMBSHELL Reunion
Posted: Mar. 25, 2015


Jeremy Jordan Stops The Show With 'Don't Rain On My Parade' At MISCAST 2015Jeremy Jordan Stops The Show With 'Don't Rain On My Parade' At MISCAST 2015
Posted: Mar. 31, 2015


INTO THE WOODS Becomes #5 Highest Grossing Movie Musical & Earns Nearly $200 Million Worldwide So FarINTO THE WOODS Becomes #5 Highest Grossing Movie Musical & Earns Nearly $200 Million Worldwide So Far
Posted: Mar. 28, 2015


Rialto Chatter Exclusive: BAT OUT OF HELL Musical Aiming for 2016 Premiere; Rundgren Joins Team?Rialto Chatter Exclusive: BAT OUT OF HELL Musical Aiming for 2016 Premiere; Rundgren Joins Team?
Posted: Mar. 27, 2015


Breaking: HONEYMOON IN VEGAS to Close on BroadwayBreaking: HONEYMOON IN VEGAS to Close on Broadway
Posted: Mar. 31, 2015


BWW TV Exclusive: BREAKING DOWN THE RIFFS w/ Natalie Weiss- Back in the Habit!BWW TV Exclusive: BREAKING DOWN THE RIFFS w/ Natalie Weiss- Back in the Habit!
Posted: Mar. 30, 2015


VIDEO: Patricia Arquette & Chris Pine Act Out 'Young & the Restless' Scene on CORDENVIDEO: Patricia Arquette & Chris Pine Act Out 'Young & the Restless' Scene on CORDEN
Posted: Mar. 25, 2015


Kirsten Scott, Lindsie VanWinkle, David Elder, Emily Skinner and More Set for Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma's 2015 Summer Season; Cast, Creatives Set!Kirsten Scott, Lindsie VanWinkle, David Elder, Emily Skinner and More Set for Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma's 2015 Summer Season; Cast, Creatives Set!
Posted: Mar. 26, 2015


BWW Reviews: BARNUM, King's Theatre, Glasgow, March 31 2015BWW Reviews: BARNUM, King's Theatre, Glasgow, March 31 2015
by Natalie O'Donoghue (Scotland)

(4/1/2015) - This exhilarating musical follows the irrepressible imagination and dreams of Phineas T Barnum, America's Greatest Showman. The story of his life and his marriage to Chairy reveals a couple who looked at the world from opposite sides of the spectrum, and also reveals that she was the practical one who made his dreams come true.


Rubblebucket with Vacationer Play the Fox Theatre TonightRubblebucket with Vacationer Play the Fox Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Music - Denver )

(4/1/2015) - Z2 Entertainment will present Rubblebucket with Vacationer at the Fox Theatre tonight, April 1st, 2015.


Manhattan Shakespeare Project's MACBETH Begins TonightManhattan Shakespeare Project's MACBETH Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Off-Off-Broadway)

(4/1/2015) - Manhattan Shakespeare Project, Manhattan's All-Female Shakespeare Company, presents MACBETH: The Unsex Me Here Project, directed by Amanda Boekelheide, with preview performances beginning tonight, April 1st prior to an official press opening of April 5th at the Access Theater Gallery (380 Broadway) in Manhattan.


Olympia Dukakis, Bill Irwin & Carey Perloff Set for 'Why Theater Matters' Panel at 92Y TonightOlympia Dukakis, Bill Irwin & Carey Perloff Set for 'Why Theater Matters' Panel at 92Y Tonight
by BWW News Desk

(4/1/2015) - A panel of theater's great advocates and innovators-Carey Perloff, artistic director of San Francisco's legendary American Conservatory Theater, whose new book is Beautiful Chaos; the multiple award-winning actor, director and producer Olympia Dukakis; and Bill Irwin (who won a Tony Award for his appearance as George in the revival of Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Wolf and received the first ever New Victory Arts Award for 'bringing the arts to kids and the kids to arts')-join former New York Times theater critic Margo Jefferson for an evening of enlightened and inspiring discussion about why theater matters and how theater fits into today's tech-infused world.


Sun Valley Center for the Arts & Company of Fools Hosts Fools Day Celebration TodaySun Valley Center for the Arts & Company of Fools Hosts Fools Day Celebration Today
by BWW News Desk (Boise)

(4/1/2015) - Today, April 1, 2015, The Sun Valley Center for the Arts and Company of Fools (COF) invites the community to a Fools Day celebration at the Liberty Theatre in Hailey. This free community event will feature the announcement of COF's 20th


Photo Flash: Tarragon & Volcano's World Premiere of Hannah Moscovitch's INFINITY Opens TonightPhoto Flash: Tarragon & Volcano's World Premiere of Hannah Moscovitch's INFINITY Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Toronto)

(4/1/2015) - Tarragon Theatre and Volcano Theatre present their co-production of the world premiere of Infinity, written by one of Canada's most prolific and acclaimed writers, 2014 Trillium Award winner and a Tarragon playwright-in-residence, Hannah Moscovitch. A shocking, funny and revelatory elegy to time and love, Infinity opens tonight, April 1 and runs to Sunday May 3 (previewing from March 25) in Tarragon's Extraspace, directed by Volcano's Artistic Director Ross Manson. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!


Hilary Mantel Signs Books at Broadway's WOLF HALL: PARTS 1 & 2 This MonthHilary Mantel Signs Books at Broadway's WOLF HALL: PARTS 1 & 2 This Month
by BWW News Desk (CD/Books/DVDs)

(4/1/2015) - Dame Hilary Mantel, the double Man Booker Prize winner for her acclaimed novels Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies, as well as the author of the Broadway production Wolf Hall: Parts 1 & 2, is thrilled to say she will be signing books at the Winter Garden Theatre (1634 Broadway, between 50th and 51st Streets) prior to each performance and at intermission, April 1-10.


The Songs of Leo Hurley Set for BROADWAY AU CARRE in Paris TonightThe Songs of Leo Hurley Set for BROADWAY AU CARRE in Paris Tonight
by BWW News Desk (France)

(4/1/2015) - Tonight, April 1st is the date to remember if you want to come to Broadway au Carre's next show. This month the evening will start with a special concert featuring the songs of Leo Hurley, an American composer who will be presenting his music for the first time in France, including songs from his musicals Paris Through the Window, The Winter's Tale and The Caucasian Chalk Circle among others.


Florida Studio Theatre Hosts Spring Ovation Luncheon TodayFlorida Studio Theatre Hosts Spring Ovation Luncheon Today
by BWW News Desk (St. Petersburg)

(4/1/2015) - Florida Studio Theatre will be hosting the Spring Ovation Luncheon today, April 1 at 11:30am in the Court Cabaret. The event will feature an opening reception followed by lunch in the Court Cabaret of the Hegner Theatre Wing. The luncheon will include FST entertainment and the presentation of FST's highest honor, 'The Jon Spelman Award' will be given to this year's recipient, Betty and Dick Hegner. An invitation only event, the Court Cabaret will be filled with honored guests and supporters of the theatre.


DVR Alert: GIGI's Vanessa Hudgens Performs on Today's LIVEDVR Alert: GIGI's Vanessa Hudgens Performs on Today's LIVE
by TV News Desk

(4/1/2015) - Nationally-syndicated morning talk show 'LIVE with Kelly and Michael' has announced that today, April 1, 2015 - Kelly and guet co-host Mark Consuelos will sit down with VANESSA HUDGENS to talk about her new Broadway musical Gigi. Later in the show, the actress will perform for the 'LIVE' audience.


Eric Yves Garcia Brings ONE NIGHT STANDARDS to Lynn University TonightEric Yves Garcia Brings ONE NIGHT STANDARDS to Lynn University Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Fort Lauderdale)

(4/1/2015) - Critic Stephen Holden of The New York Times describes Eric Yves Garcia as 'a handsome young singer and pianist with genuine star quality' who 'belongs to the school of jazz-leaning connoisseurs of the American Songbook epitomized by the irreplaceable Bobby Short,' and he further states he's also an 'amusing storyteller with the timing of a standup comedian.'


Philadelphia Artists' Collective Presents THE FAIR MAID OF HTE WEST, Now thru 4/18Philadelphia Artists' Collective Presents THE FAIR MAID OF HTE WEST, Now thru 4/18
by BWW News Desk (Philadelphia)

(4/1/2015) - Guts and glory storm the stage in full leather boots as The Philadelphia Artists' Collective (PAC) embarks on a sweeping adventure tale with Thomas Heywood's The Fair Maid of the West at Broad Street Ministries (315 S. Broad Street). This long-submerged theatrical treasure rides the waves with dashing heroes, treacherous villains, plucky heroines and love on the high seas. Charlotte Northeast directs a well-known cast lead by Barrymore Award winner Rachel Camp as Bess, the Fair Maid of the West who will stop at nothing to be with Adam Altman's Spencer. There's love, danger and enough buffoonery to warm any heart.


Moscow Ballet's GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER to Return to Miami, 12/27; Tickets on Sale TodayMoscow Ballet's GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER to Return to Miami, 12/27; Tickets on Sale Today
by BWW News Desk (Dance - Miami)

(4/1/2015) - Tickets go on sale today, April 1 in Miami for Moscow Ballet's celebrated Great Russian Nutcracker at Jackie Gleason Theater on Sunday December 27, 1:00pm matinee and 5:00pm.


Spiegelworld's ABSINTHE Celebrates 4 Years, 1 Million Guests and Over 2,000 Shows in Vegas TodaySpiegelworld's ABSINTHE Celebrates 4 Years, 1 Million Guests and Over 2,000 Shows in Vegas Today
by BWW News Desk (Las Vegas)

(4/1/2015) - ?Adrenaline addicts, burlesque boffins and green fairy freaks rejoice! On April 1, the outlandish cast of ABSINTHE at Caesars Palace will celebrate their fourth anniversary and more than 2,000 performances in Las Vegas. There's no fooling - Spiegelworld's ABSINTHE has shocked, teased and thrilled one million guests since its debut on the Roman Plaza at Caesars Palace in April 2011.


Sierra Stages & Miners Foundry Cultural Center Presents ORDINARY DAYS TonightSierra Stages & Miners Foundry Cultural Center Presents ORDINARY DAYS Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Sacramento)

(4/1/2015) - Tonight, April 1st, the Miners Foundry Cultural Center and Sierra Stages kick off the third season of Theater by the Book, a popular series of informal play readings for the community, with the critically acclaimed musical 'Ordinary Days' written by composer/lyricist Adam Gwon. Sandra Rockman directs, with musical direction by Ken Getz, and featuring local Nevada County actors Jay Barker, Nancy Haffey, Jonathan Hansard, and Kim Wellman.


Penn State Centre Stage Presents DOGFIGHT, Now thru 4/11Penn State Centre Stage Presents DOGFIGHT, Now thru 4/11
by BWW News Desk (Philadelphia)

(4/1/2015) - Penn State Centre Stage will present the award-winning musical, Dogfight, tonight, April 1-11 at the Downtown Theatre Centre. With music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul and a book by Peter Duchan, the production will be directed by Richard Roland, music directed by Jordan Jones-Reese, and will feature an exciting cast of current Penn State students.


LEND ME A TENOR Opens Tonight at Ocean State TheatreLEND ME A TENOR Opens Tonight at Ocean State Theatre
by BWW News Desk (Rhode Island)

(4/1/2015) - Ocean State Theatre Company (OSTC), currently celebrating its third season in its state-of-the-art theatre in Warwick will present Ken Ludwig's hilarious comedy, Lend Me a Tenor from tonight, April 1 - 19.


The New York Times 'Look West' Series Comes to Segerstrom Center TonightThe New York Times 'Look West' Series Comes to Segerstrom Center Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Costa Mesa)

(4/1/2015) - Look West is a new event series that brings game-changing innovators in the arts, media and technology on stage for engaging discussions with The New York Times journalists before live, local audiences in states throughout the Western U.S. The New York Times' Look West series is presented by Bank of the West.


Kean Players Presents KINDNESS for Young Audiences, Now thru 4/8Kean Players Presents KINDNESS for Young Audiences, Now thru 4/8
by BWW News Desk (New Jersey)

(4/1/2015) - Kean University senior Becca Dagnall is no stranger to the art of theatre or the art of teaching. In fact, she's a rare double major pursuing a B.A. in Theatre and New Jersey's Early Childhood certification.


Swindon Youth Theatre Presents THE LARAMIE PROJECT, Now thru April 3Swindon Youth Theatre Presents THE LARAMIE PROJECT, Now thru April 3
by BWW News Desk (UK Regional)

(4/1/2015) - Swindon Youth Theatre, run by Swindon's only professional theatre company, Sixth Sense Theatre, is in final rehearsals for its latest production.


Hard Sparks' R & J & Z Brings Blood, Guts and Zombies to the New Ohio Theatre, Now thru 4/18Hard Sparks' R & J & Z Brings Blood, Guts and Zombies to the New Ohio Theatre, Now thru 4/18
by BWW News Desk (Off-Off-Broadway)

(4/1/2015) - The New Ohio Theatre + Hard Sparks present: R & J & Z, written by Melody Bates and directed by Joan Jubett, running tonight, April 1 - 18 at the New Ohio Theatre.


San Jose Stage Company Presents DEATH OF A SALESMAN, Now thru 4/26San Jose Stage Company Presents DEATH OF A SALESMAN, Now thru 4/26
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(4/1/2015) - San Jose Stage Company presents the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning American classic, Death of a Salesman, by Arthur Miller.


RICHARD AVEDON: FAMILY AFFAIRS Opens at National Museum of American Jewish History TodayRICHARD AVEDON: FAMILY AFFAIRS Opens at National Museum of American Jewish History Today
by BWW News Desk (Philadelphia)

(4/1/2015) - Richard Avedon: Family Affairs-an exhibition featuring more than seventy portraits by the renowned photographer-opens at its exclusive U.S. venue, the National Museum of American Jewish History (NMAJH) in Philadelphia, PA, today, April 1.


NY Philharmonic Launches Worldwide Radio Broadcasts for April-June 2015NY Philharmonic Launches Worldwide Radio Broadcasts for April-June 2015
by BWW News Desk (New York City)

(4/1/2015) - Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam; the Royal Concertgebouw; and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, David Robertson, Chief Conductor and Artistic Director - performed by violinist Leila Josefowicz, for whom it is written and dedicated. The concerts also include two early 20th-century Russian works, Stravinsky's Petrushka (original 1911 version) and Lyadov's The Enchanted Lake.


M*A*S*H's Mike Farrell Joins ON GOLDEN POND at Alhambra TonightM*A*S*H's Mike Farrell Joins ON GOLDEN POND at Alhambra Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Jacksonville)

(4/1/2015) - Known to two generations of M*A*S*H fans as Captain B.J. Hunnicutt, Mike Farrell will move from operating theater to live theater when he takes the starring role in the Alhambra Theatre & Dining's production of On Golden Pond. Opening tonight, April 1 for just four weeks, Farrell will join other M*A*S*H legends Gary Burghoff, Jamie Farr and Loretta Switt among Alhambra's prominent list of guest stars.


The Acting Company's MACBETH and 'KING ARTHUR'S COURT' Come to the Pearl TonightThe Acting Company's MACBETH and 'KING ARTHUR'S COURT' Come to the Pearl Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(4/1/2015) - Margot Harley, producer of The Acting Company, has announced the Company's New York Season in conjunction with its 42nd National Tour.


PlayMakers Close Season with 4000 MILES, Now thru 4/19PlayMakers Close Season with 4000 MILES, Now thru 4/19
by BWW News Desk (Raleigh)

(4/1/2015) - PlayMakers Repertory Company will conclude its Mainstage Season with Pulitzer Prize finalist '4000 Miles' by Amy Herzog, onstage tonight, April 1 through 19. PlayMakers is the professional theater in residence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


FLASHDANCE - THE MUSICAL TAKES Tour Comes to Van Wezel This WeekFLASHDANCE - THE MUSICAL TAKES Tour Comes to Van Wezel This Week
by BWW News Desk (St. Petersburg)

(4/1/2015) - The pop culture phenomenon of Flashdance is now live on stage; appearing at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall tonight, April 1 at 8pm and April 2 at 2pm and 8pm.


Lincoln Center Kicks Off April 2015 LineupLincoln Center Kicks Off April 2015 Lineup
by BWW News Desk (New York City)

(4/1/2015) - Lincoln Center has announced its programs and events for this month, April 2015, including Simon Keenlyside and Emanuel Ax, Les Arts Florissants' Le Jardin des Voix, Jack Quartet, American Songbook Band, Owel, LC Kids and more. Details below!


Peggy Ahwesh's CITY THERMOGRAM Set for 'Midnight Moment' in Times Square This MonthPeggy Ahwesh's CITY THERMOGRAM Set for 'Midnight Moment' in Times Square This Month
by BWW News Desk (New York City)

(4/1/2015) - Artist Peggy Ahwesh's City Thermogram, a portrait of the urban everyday through the lens of a heat-sensitive camera, will warm up Times Square's signage from 11:57 pm to midnight each night in April.


Alliance Theatre Premieres Phillip DePoy's EDWARD FOOTE TonightAlliance Theatre Premieres Phillip DePoy's EDWARD FOOTE Tonight
by BWW News Desk

(4/1/2015) - The Alliance Theatre is pleased to present the world premiere production, EDWARD FOOTE, by award-winning Atlanta playwright and author Phillip DePoy. EDWARD FOOTE, a Gothic murder mystery set to haunting Appalachian folk song, will premiere on the Hertz Stage now through April 19, 2015. Opening night is tonight, April 1, 2015.


New York Live Arts Presents World Premiere of Rashaun Mitchell's LIGHT YEARS This WeekNew York Live Arts Presents World Premiere of Rashaun Mitchell's LIGHT YEARS This Week
by BWW News Desk (Dance - New York City)

(4/1/2015) - New York Live Arts presents the world premiere of Rashaun Mitchell's Light Years, this week, April 1 - 4 at 7:30pm in the New York Live Arts Theater. Mitchell's newest work explores the myriad ways in which the body absorbs and translates information.


Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of 42nd Street Moon's NICK & NORA, Beginning TonightPhoto Flash: Meet the Cast of 42nd Street Moon's NICK & NORA, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(4/1/2015) - 42nd Street Moon presents the first post-Broadway prouction of NICK & NORA at The Eureka Theatre, San Francisco, CA, from tonight, April 1-19, 2015. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast below!


Chris Mann and Katie Travis Lead THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Tour, Coming to Wharton Center TonightChris Mann and Katie Travis Lead THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Tour, Coming to Wharton Center Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Detroit)

(4/1/2015) - Cameron Mackintosh and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Group are delighted to announce the casting for their spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA currently on sale for the premiere East Lansing engagement at Wharton Center's Cobb Great Hall tonight, April 1-12, 2015.


SFGMC Presents PASSION at Davies Symphony Hall This WeekSFGMC Presents PASSION at Davies Symphony Hall This Week
by BWW News Desk (Classical - San Francisco)

(4/1/2015) - Today, San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus (SFGMC) Artistic Director, Dr. Timothy Seelig, announced the program for the spring concert series, Passion at Davies Symphony Hall (201 Van Ness, San Francisco), tonight, April 1 and Thursday, April 2, 2015 at 8 p.m.




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