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Becky Ann Baker, Kristolyn Lloyd, Steven Pasquale and More to Appear at Williamstown Theatre Festival's 2017 GalaBecky Ann Baker, Kristolyn Lloyd, Steven Pasquale and More to Appear at Williamstown Theatre Festival's 2017 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced that the annual WTF Gala will be held this year at Tao Downtown in New York City (92 Ninth Avenue) on Monday, March 13, 2017 at 6:30 PM. (more...)

Pushcart Payers to Bring STONE SOUP...AND OTHER STORIES to Union County PACPushcart Payers to Bring STONE SOUP...AND OTHER STORIES to Union County PAC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Pushcart Players, New Jersey's Emmy nominated and award-winning touring theater for young audiences presents "Stone Soup…and other stories" at 10:30 am on Wednesday, February 8 at Union County Performing Arts Center, Rahway NJ. (more...)

Swing-Fueled Cast, Creative Team Complete for Broadway's BANDSTANDSwing-Fueled Cast, Creative Team Complete for Broadway's BANDSTAND
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The producers of the new musical Bandstand, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton) and featuring music by Richard Oberacker and a book and lyrics by Robert Taylor and Richard Oberacker, have just announced compete casting and an award-winning design team. (more...)

Broadway-Bound COME FROM AWAY Cast, Creative Team Set for Guggenheim Panel, Plus Performance!Broadway-Bound COME FROM AWAY Cast, Creative Team Set for Guggenheim Panel, Plus Performance!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

As previously announced, on Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 7:30pm, Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents a discussion with Canadian writer duo Irene Sankoff and David Hein, Tony-nominated choreographer Kelly Devine, and Tony-nominated director Christopher Ashley on the creative process behind the new musical Come From Away, which will open on Broadway on March 12. Members of the cast will perform highlights from the show. (more...)

EVITA, GOOD MONSTERS Claim Top Honors at Midwinter's First NightEVITA, GOOD MONSTERS Claim Top Honors at Midwinter's First Night
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jan 10, 2017

Studio Tenn and Tennessee Performing Arts Center's joint venture to produce Andrew Lloyd Webber's Evita in Nashville resulted in the production claiming the top prize as "Outstanding Musical of The Year" at Sunday's Midwinter's First Night event at The Larry Keeton Theatre. Nashville Repertory Theatre's production of Nate Eppler's original play Good Monsters took the title of "Outstanding Play of The Year" in the annual ceremony that dates back to its origins in 1989. (more...)

Four Clowns Presents JACKSON-LAFITTE: A VAUDEVILLEFour Clowns Presents JACKSON-LAFITTE: A VAUDEVILLE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Through song, dance, and pie fights, and everything you'd come to expect from a Vaudeville show, discover the unlikely alliance between General Andrew Jackson and gentleman pirate Jean Lafitte that helped sink the British at the Battle of New Orleans. (more...)

Jo Lampert to Star in David Byrne's JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE at The Public; Cast Set!Jo Lampert to Star in David Byrne's JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE at The Public; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

The Public Theater has announced casting for JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE, with book, music, and lyrics by David Byrne. (more...)

American Repertory Theater of WNY Presents Steve Martin's THE UNDERPANTSAmerican Repertory Theater of WNY Presents Steve Martin's THE UNDERPANTS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Coming off a winter hiatus, the American Repertory Theater of WNY continues the celebration of the company's tenth season and the second-half of the 2016-17 season with renowned comic actor and author of PICASSO AT LAPIN AGILE, Steve Martin's wild satire adaptation of the classic 1910 German farce DIE HOSE by the playwright Carl Sternheim. (more...)

Groezrock 2017 Adds New Names!Groezrock 2017 Adds New Names!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2016

In case you have been living under a rock, Thrice is back in a major way! They released their excellent new album, “To Be Everywhere Is To Be Nowhere”, earlier this year and will deliver a blistering mix of new songs and classics alike. (more...)

Broadway's HOLIDAY INN Headed to the Recording Studio This WinterBroadway's HOLIDAY INN Headed to the Recording Studio This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

Universal Stage Productions, the live theatre division of the world famous movie studio, has announced that Ghostlight Records will record the cast album of the critically acclaimed Roundabout Theatre Company production of HOLIDAY INN, THE NEW IRVING BERLIN MUSICAL on January 8 & 9, 2017. (more...)

Coeurage Theatre Company to Re-Open URINETOWN: THE MUSICAL on 1/6Coeurage Theatre Company to Re-Open URINETOWN: THE MUSICAL on 1/6
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

Coeurage Theatre Company, LA's Pay What You Want Company, has announced the extension and re-opening of Urinetown: The Musical. With music by Mark Hollmann, lyrics by Hollmann and Greg Kotis, book by Kotis, musical direction by Gregory Nabours, and directed by Kari Hayter, the extended run will begin on Friday, January 6 at 8pm and continue through February 25 at the Historic Lankershim Arts Center. (more...)

Lisa O'Hare and Richard E. Grant to 'Dance All Night' in MY FAIR LADY at Lyric Opera of ChicagoLisa O'Hare and Richard E. Grant to 'Dance All Night' in MY FAIR LADY at Lyric Opera of Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

Lyric Opera of Chicago announced today that film star Richard E. Grant and Broadway standout Lisa O'Hare will star as Henry Higgins and Eliza Doolittle in Lyric Opera's grand-scale production of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's My Fair Lady, April 28-May 21, 2017 (press opening April 29). (more...)

7th Annual Company Creation Festival Opens 1/187th Annual Company Creation Festival Opens 1/18
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Company Creation Festival, Son of Semele's popular showcase for new works developed by unconventional methodologies, returns to the Son of Semele Theater January 18 to February 12, 2017. Curated by Son of Semele, the annual festival promotes boundary-pushing LA theater artists by providing them with free performance space and marketing support. (more...)

FALSETTOS Brings Fans an Early Holiday Treat with Surprise Cast Album Release on iTunesFALSETTOS Brings Fans an Early Holiday Treat with Surprise Cast Album Release on iTunes
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS has announced that the 2016 Broadway Cast Recording of William Finn and James Lapine's Tony Award-winning musical FALSETTOS – based on the Lincoln Center Theater production – will have a U.S. digital release today, Friday, December 16, 2016. (more...)

Charlotte Maltby Cast As New Maria in SOUND OF MUSIC TourCharlotte Maltby Cast As New Maria in SOUND OF MUSIC Tour
by Jeffrey Ellis - Dec 15, 2016

Charlotte Maltby will join the cast as Maria Rainer in the national tour of Rodgers & Hammerstein's The Sound of Music, which premieres in Nashville with a one-week, limited engagement February 14-19, 2017, at Tennessee Performing Arts Center's Andrew Jackson Hall. (more...)

New Casting Announced for THE SOUND OF MUSIC at Marcus CenterNew Casting Announced for THE SOUND OF MUSIC at Marcus Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

Tickets are on sale now for the brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC , directed by three-time Tony Award® winner Jack O'Brien on January 3-8. This lavish new production will make its Milwaukee premiere January 3-8 at the Marcus Center as part of a North American tour and the Associated Bank Broadway at the Marcus Center series. Tickets are available at the Marcus Center Box Office and can be purchased in person at 929 North Water St, Downtown Milwaukee, by phone at 414-273-7206 or online at MarcusCenter.org or Ticketmaster.com. Groups of 10 or more should call Group Sales at 414-273-7121 x210 or x213. For more information, please visit www.TheSoundOfMusicOnTour.com. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE SOUND OF MUSIC Tour Finds Its New 'Maria'; Plus a Peek Inside Rehearsals!Photo Flash: THE SOUND OF MUSIC Tour Finds Its New 'Maria'; Plus a Peek Inside Rehearsals!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

This lavish new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien, announces Charlotte Maltby as Maria Rainer, beginning January 3 in her national tour debut. Charlotte Maltby begins in Milwaukee, WI, then continues to Indianapolis, IN. Scroll down for a peek at Maltby and O'Brien in rehearsal!  (more...)

Laura Benanti, Andrew Rannells, Nick Kroll, John Mulaney and More Join New Work Inspired by Trump TweetLaura Benanti, Andrew Rannells, Nick Kroll, John Mulaney and More Join New Work Inspired by Trump Tweet
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Playwright Liz Meriwether and director Shira Milikowsky host a benefit on Monday, December 19th at 7:30pm at The McKittrick Hotel's The Heath (542 West 27th Street, NYC). The evening will include performances of new work, inspired by Trump's tweet, 'The theater must always be a safe and special place.'  (more...)

Jeff Coon to Bring Summer Club to Venice Island Performing Arts Center in 2017Jeff Coon to Bring Summer Club to Venice Island Performing Arts Center in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Get ready to kick off your Monday nights with the sounds of some of the region's most popular musical theater stars, accompanied by a 17-piece big band orchestra. Philly's favorite musical theater star Jeff Coon is bringing his Summer Club to Manayunk's Venice Island Performing Arts Center for a series of swinging shows throughout 2017. (more...)

Alex Timbers In Talks to Helm Disney's CRUELLA, Starring Emma StoneAlex Timbers In Talks to Helm Disney's CRUELLA, Starring Emma Stone
by Movies News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Broadway director Alex Timbers is currently in talks to helm the live-action film CRUELLA for Walt Disney Studios. (more...)

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