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Photo Flash: First Look at Christy Altomare, Derek Klena & More in World Premiere of ANASTASIA!Photo Flash: First Look at Christy Altomare, Derek Klena & More in World Premiere of ANASTASIA!
Posted: May. 27, 2016

Breaking News: TUCK EVERLASTING to Close This WeekendBreaking News: TUCK EVERLASTING to Close This Weekend
Posted: May. 24, 2016

STAGE TUBE: Watch BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Live Action Teaser; Full Trailer Premieres Tomorrow!VIDEO: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Teaser; Full Trailer Premieres Tomorrow!
Posted: May. 22, 2016

MISS SAIGON 25th Anniversary Special Flying to Theaters This Fall; Danny Boyle-Helmed Film on Track for 2018 StartMISS SAIGON 25th Anniversary Special Flying to Theaters This Fall
Posted: May. 26, 2016

VIDEO: First Official Teaser Trailer for Disney's Live Action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is Here!VIDEO: Teaser Trailer for Disney's Live Action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST!
Posted: May. 23, 2016

Official: CATS Finds Its Grizabella- Leona Lewis Will Play the Glamour Cat on Broadway!CATS Finds Its Grizabella- Leona Lewis Will Play the Glamour Cat on Broadway!
Posted: May. 26, 2016

Breaking News: AMERICAN PSYCHO Sets June Closing DateBreaking News: AMERICAN PSYCHO Sets June Closing Date
Posted: May. 26, 2016

VIDEO: THE COLOR PURPLE's Cynthia Erivo Performs Powerful Rendition of 'I'm Here' on 'Colbert'VIDEO: 'COLOR PURPLE's Cynthia Erivo Performs 'I'm Here' on 'Colbert'
Posted: May. 24, 2016

Photo Flash: New FROZEN Stage Musical Premieres at Disney California Adventure ParkPhotos: New FROZEN Stage Musical Premieres at Disney California Adventure
Posted: May. 27, 2016

VIDEO: Deaf West Needs Kickstarter Donations To Fund SPRING AWAKENING Tony PerformanceVIDEO: Donate To Fund SPRING AWAKENING Tony Performance
Posted: May. 24, 2016

Breaking News: Rebel Wilson To Play Miss Adelaide In London GUYS AND DOLLSBreaking News: Rebel Wilson To Play Miss Adelaide In London GUYS AND DOLLS
Posted: May. 24, 2016

Breaking News: Pasek & Paul's Hit Musical DEAR EVAN HANSEN to Open on Broadway This Fall!DEAR EVAN HANSEN to Open on Broadway This Fall!
Posted: May. 25, 2016

Jake Gyllenhaal to Star in SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Concert ProductionJake Gyllenhaal to Lead Concert Production of 'SUNDAY IN THE PARK'
Posted: May. 24, 2016

Live Action Version of THE LITTLE MERMAID in the Works at Disney?Live Action Version of THE LITTLE MERMAID in the Works at Disney?
Posted: May. 25, 2016

Review Roundup: Cirque du Soleil's PARAMOUR Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!Reviews: Cirque du Soleil's PARAMOUR Opens on Broadway
Posted: May. 25, 2016

Lift Up Your Hands! Tony Winner Lena Hall Will Play Two Roles in the HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH National TourLena Hall Will Play Two Roles in the HEDWIG National Tour!
Posted: May. 24, 2016

Photo Flash: First Look at Andrea McArdle, Sally Struthers and More in Gateway's ANYTHING GOESFirst Look: Andrea McArdle, Sally Struthers in ANYTHING GOES
Posted: May. 23, 2016

STAGE TUBE: Watch Marin Mazzie Perform 'Getting to Know You' in THE KING AND ITV: Watch Marin Mazzie Perform 'Getting to Know You' in THE KING AND I
Posted: May. 23, 2016

Watch HAMILTON Stars Daveed Diggs and Leslie Odom, Jr. on Late Night Shows Watch HAMILTON Stars Daveed Diggs and Leslie Odom, Jr. on Late Night Shows
by Louisa Brady on May 28, 2016

Last night, two of HAMILTON's Tony-nominated stars, Leslie Odom, Jr. and Daveed Diggs, made appearances on late night shows at 11:35pm. Odom Jr. spoke with Jimmy Fallon, giving him juicy details about his own experience in the audience of HAMILTON, while Diggs chatted with Stephen Colbert about how Jefferson managed to plant so many crops all by himself. Check out their two appearances below! (more...)
BWW Review:  Sequins, Feathers And Fabulousness Aplenty At THAILAND LADYBOY SUPERSTARS BWW Review: Sequins, Feathers And Fabulousness Aplenty At THAILAND LADYBOY SUPERSTARS
by Jade Kops on May 28, 2016

The iconic Thai drag and transgender cabaret comes to the Big top at Moore Park with THAILAND LADYBOY SUPERSTARS. (more...)
Mu Performing Arts Presents World Premiere of Mu Performing Arts Presents World Premiere of "tot: The Untold, Yet Spectacular Story Of (a filipino) Hulk Hogan"
by BWW News Desk on May 28, 2016

Mu Performing Arts released casting and thematic details today for the World Premiere production of ?tot: THE UNTOLD, YET SPECTACULAR STORY OF ?(a filipino)?HULK HOGAN?, June 17 - 26, 2016, written by playwright ?Victor Maog?and directed by ?Randy Reyes at Park Square Theatre's Boss Thrust Stage. This production is the final play of the 2015?2016 season and marks Mu's 50th World Premiere of new works by Asian American artists and playwrights. (more...)
The Platform Group Hosts Summer Scavenger Hunt in NYC on 6/11 The Platform Group Hosts Summer Scavenger Hunt in NYC on 6/11
by BWW News Desk on May 28, 2016

On Saturday June 11 from 2-7pm,  The Platform Group will host a summer scavenger hunt that will celebrate their 6th year as a theatre company with all proceeds benefiting Roughly Speaking a new play about the homeless the company is producing in the fall. The hunt leaves from Jack Dempsey's Bar at 36 west 33rd St NY NY 10001, with duos or teams up to four people. Hunters can sign up individually and join teams at the venue if they wish. Tickets are available online through http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2552012 (more...)
BWW Review: With TWO GUYS AND A GRAND, Cabaret Veterans Jim Brochu & Steve Ross Evoke the Spirit of Music Halls at the Laurie Beechman Theatre BWW Review: With TWO GUYS AND A GRAND, Cabaret Veterans Jim Brochu & Steve Ross Evoke the Spirit of Music Halls at the Laurie Beechman Theatre
by Alix Cohen on May 28, 2016

Veteran performers Jim Brochu and Steve Ross have known one another since the 1970s, an era when New York was filled with piano bars, cabaret rooms, and nightclubs. Pause for a deep, wistful sigh. Framing their new show, Two Guys and a Grand (last Wednesday night at the Laurie Beechman Theatre), in the kind of friendly antagonism and winking shtick popular during vaudeville, the two very different performers manage to be both broad and classy. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of FROZEN - LIVE AT THE HYPERION! STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of FROZEN - LIVE AT THE HYPERION!
by Stage Tube on May 28, 2016

FROZEN LIVE AT THE HYPERION, a new theatrical adaptation based on Disney's animated blockbuster film, opened yesterday, May 27 at the Hyperion Theater at Disney California Adventure Park in Southern California. Watch a preview of the new stage show below! (more...)
I.K.T. Productions Announces World Premiere of Garry Kluger's A THORN IN THE FAMILY PAW I.K.T. Productions Announces World Premiere of Garry Kluger's A THORN IN THE FAMILY PAW
by BWW News Desk on May 28, 2016

I.K.T. Productions is excited to announce the world premiere of A Thorn In The Family Paw; written by award-winning playwright Garry Michael Kluger, directed by Arden Teresa Lewis, produced by Benjamin Scuglia, and being presented in conjunction with Writers In Residence at Theatre West. Theatre West executive director: John Gallogly (more...)
Audiciones para DISNEY IN CONCERT: Magical Music from the Movies Audiciones para DISNEY IN CONCERT: Magical Music from the Movies
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez on May 28, 2016

La promotora GRC Artists convoca audiciones para DISNEY IN CONCERT con la direccion musical de Arturo Diez Boscovich. (more...)
BWW Review:  SENIOR MOMENTS Shares The Frustrations And Stereotypes Of The More Mature BWW Review: SENIOR MOMENTS Shares The Frustrations And Stereotypes Of The More Mature
by Jade Kops on May 28, 2016

A comedy revue filled with music and memories, SENIOR MOMENTS caters to the aging population. (more...)
BWW's On This Day - May 28, 2016
by on May 28, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 28 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)
BWW Review: OrangeMite Studios Is Doing the Best Shakespeare You Haven't Seen BWW Review: OrangeMite Studios Is Doing the Best Shakespeare You Haven't Seen
by Marakay Rogers on May 28, 2016

Artistic director William Wolfgang runs an ambitious schedule for a community theatre: all Shakespeare, all the time. Area theatre veterans pitch in with high school students to make a barn in Dover the most happening place in the region. (more...)
Adelaide Festival Centre Launches 2016 Guitar Festival This August Adelaide Festival Centre Launches 2016 Guitar Festival This August
by BWW News Desk on May 27, 2016

This year's Adelaide Guitar Festival epitomises inclusion and access for all lovers of music - taking the beautiful, divergent and diverse sounds of the guitar to the people of South Australia. (more...)
Sapphire Theatre Company Presents THE CAST PARTY Cabaret Series Sapphire Theatre Company Presents THE CAST PARTY Cabaret Series
by BWW News Desk on May 27, 2016

Sapphire Theatre Company proudly presents 'The Cast Party' Cabaret Series. (more...)
Portland Area Musical Theatre Awards Announce 2015-2016 Nominations Portland Area Musical Theatre Awards Announce 2015-2016 Nominations
by Louisa Brady on May 27, 2016

The Portland Area Musical Theatre Awards have announced this year's nominations! See the full list below. The ceremony will take place June 6 at 7pm at the Portland Center for the Performing Arts in the Winningstad Theatre. (more...)
Lesli Margherita, Bebe Neuwirth, and More Celebrate with BROADWAY SINGS FOR PRIDE on 6/20 Lesli Margherita, Bebe Neuwirth, and More Celebrate with BROADWAY SINGS FOR PRIDE on 6/20
by BWW News Desk on May 27, 2016

On Monday, June 20, 2016, non for profit BROADWAY SINGS FOR PRIDE will premiere their 6th anniversary benefit concert in New York City at the JCC Manhattan! This milestone event will be filled with singing (from pop to Broadway), stories, special celebrity guests and more! The show will honor the Tyler Clementi Foundation and AIDS pioneer and activist Ruth Coker Burks. Broadway Sings for Pride, is a multiple award-wining is a non-for-profit organization that brings together Broadway talent, activists and celebrities to educate the public, raise awareness of the needs of LGBTQ youth, and support these young people so that they may reach their full potential. (more...)
BWW Review: Charming and Delightful, THE HEIDI CHRONICLES is Still Timid BWW Review: Charming and Delightful, THE HEIDI CHRONICLES is Still Timid
by Jason Carlos on May 27, 2016

Soulpepper's latest production of Wendy Wasserstein's 1989 play, THE HEIDI CHRONICLES explores the changing role of women in society through the coming-of-age story of a woman named - you guessed it, Heidi. The production features a series of episodic scenes throughout Heidi's life; from an awkward high school dance, to a career-focused driven woman and all the messy things in between. Michelle Monteith stars in the title role and goes on a transformative journey with a supporting cast of Soulpepper staples including Raquel Duffy, Sarah Wilson, Damien Atkins and Jordan Pettle. (more...)
LA CLT to Produce AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY This June LA CLT to Produce AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY This June
by BWW News Desk on May 27, 2016

Family dinners with your family seem dysfunctional? Join the Weston Family as they take the stage in LA CLT's production of 'August: Osage County'. "August:Osage County" will entertain everyone in the audience with its dark comedy, with shocking slaps immediately followed by knee-slapping laughter.This production is being directed by Adam P. Blais, with original music by Paul G. Caron.Please be advised that this show does contain adult language and content and is not recommended for young children. (more...)
Tacoma Little Theatre Presents Pay-What-You-Can Performance of SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE on 6/2 Tacoma Little Theatre Presents Pay-What-You-Can Performance of SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE on 6/2
by BWW News Desk on May 27, 2016

There will be a special "Pay What You Can" performance of SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE on Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 7:30pm in addition to its regular schedule.  Tickets for that performance are now available in person or over the phone. (more...)
BWW Review: Ballet And Cacti? Yes, Please! Houston Ballet Captivates With Spring Mixed Repertory Program BWW Review: Ballet And Cacti? Yes, Please! Houston Ballet Captivates With Spring Mixed Repertory Program
by Jenny Taylor Moodie on May 28, 2016

BWW Review: Houston Ballet Presents A Riveting Collection Of Dance (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE at the John W. Engeman Theater Photo Flash: First Look at THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE at the John W. Engeman Theater
by BWW News Desk on May 27, 2016

The John W. Engeman Theater announces the cast and creative team for THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE. Performances of THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE began at the John W. Engeman Theater yesterday, May 26, and run through July 10, 2016. Check out a first look of the cast in action below! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Finally Fanny! Shoshana Bean Previews 'Don't Rain on My Parade' from NSMT's FUNNY GIRL STAGE TUBE: Finally Fanny! Shoshana Bean Previews 'Don't Rain on My Parade' from NSMT's FUNNY GIRL
by Stage Tube on May 27, 2016

Bill Hanney's award-winning North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT) will soon stage a sparkling new production of FUNNY GIRL, starring Broadway's Shoshana Bean in the lead role of Fanny Brice. FUNNY GIRL starts performances on Tuesday, June 7 and plays through Sunday, June 19, 2016. The cast is currently in rehearsals, and Bean just released a preview of her take on the show's classic 'Don't Rain on My Parade' - check it out below! (more...)
Houston Symphony Adds Second FINAL FANTASY Concert to Summer Lineup Houston Symphony Adds Second FINAL FANTASY Concert to Summer Lineup
by BWW News Desk on May 27, 2016

The Houston Symphony announced today an additional performance of Distant Worlds: music from FINAL FANTASY scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Saturday, July 23. The second performance will take place at 7:30 p.m. the same day. (more...)





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