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by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2016

This just in! BroadwayWorld has just learned that THE HONEYMOONERS, with a book by Dusty Kay and Bill Nuss, Music by Stephen Weiner, and Lyrics by Peter Mills, is another step closer to Broadway. (more...)

Watch 'Como No' from Broadway-Bound GOTTA DANCE!Watch 'Como No' from Broadway-Bound GOTTA DANCE!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

The pre-Broadway World Premiere of Gotta Dance officially opened in Chicago on December 28, and will play thru January 17, 2016, at Broadway In Chicago's Bank of America Theatre (18 W Monroe St, Chicago), before opening on Broadway in the Fall of 2016. CLICK HERE to watch Nancy Ticotin and Alexander Aguilar performa  song from the show- 'Como No.' (more...)

Photo Flash: SNL's Nora Dunn and PROJECT RUNWAY's Peach Carr Visit GOTTA DANCE in ChicagoPhoto Flash: SNL's Nora Dunn and PROJECT RUNWAY's Peach Carr Visit GOTTA DANCE in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2015

The pre-Broadway World Premiere of GOTTA DANCE officially opened earlier this week on December 28 and will play through January 17, 2016, at Broadway In Chicago's Bank of America Theatre (18 W Monroe St, Chicago), before opening on Broadway in the Fall of 2016. Nora Dunn (Saturday Night Live) and Peach Carr (Project Runway) attended last night's (Dec 29th) performance, and you can check out a photo of them below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of Broadway-Bound GOTTA DANCE in Chicago!Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of Broadway-Bound GOTTA DANCE in Chicago!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2015

The pre-Broadway World Premiere of Gotta Dance officially opened in Chicago on December 28, and will play thru January 17, 2016, at Broadway In Chicago's Bank of America Theatre (18 W Monroe St, Chicago), before opening on Broadway in the Fall of 2016. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a look inside opening night below! (more...)

Photo Flash: More Shots of Haven Burton, Andre De Shields, Georgia Engel & More in Broadway-Bound GOTTA DANCE!Photo Flash: More Shots of Haven Burton, Andre De Shields, Georgia Engel & More in Broadway-Bound GOTTA DANCE!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2015

The pre-Broadway World Premiere of Gotta Dance is now officially open and will play thru January 17, 2016, at Broadway In Chicago's Bank of America Theatre (18 W Monroe St, Chicago), before opening on Broadway in the Fall of 2016. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you more shots of the cast in action!  Want to see more?  Check out the original production photos here. (more...)

Review Roundup: Broadway-Bound GOTTA DANCE Opens in Chicago - Updating Live!Review Roundup: Broadway-Bound GOTTA DANCE Opens in Chicago - Updating Live!
by Review Roundups - Dec 29, 2015

Let's check out what the critics had to say... (more...)

Broadway-Bound GOTTA DANCE Officially Opens in Chicago Tonight!Broadway-Bound GOTTA DANCE Officially Opens in Chicago Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2015

The pre-Broadway World Premiere of GOTTA DANCE officially opens tonight, December 28, and will now play through January 17, 2016, at Broadway In Chicago's Bank of America Theatre (18 W Monroe St, Chicago), before opening on Broadway in the Fall of 2016. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jane Lynch and More Pose with GOTTA DANCE Cast After the ShowPhoto Flash: Jane Lynch and More Pose with GOTTA DANCE Cast After the Show
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2015

The Chicago Bulls Lovables and The Swinging Seniors- the Bulls' senior dance team- and Emmy winner Jane Lynch attended the musical on Saturday night, and BroadwayWorld has photos of the cast with all of them below! (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Broadway-Bound GOTTA DANCE in Chicago!BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Broadway-Bound GOTTA DANCE in Chicago!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 23, 2015

Gotta Dance, the new Broadway-bound musical comedy about professional basketball's first ever aged 60-and-older dance team, recently extended one week on the heels of its first performance in Chicago on December 13. The pre-Broadway World Premiere of Gotta Dance will now play through January 17, 2016, at Broadway In Chicago's Bank of America Theatre (18 W Monroe St, Chicago), before opening on Broadway in the Fall of 2016. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you highlights of the cast in action! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Haven Burton, Andre De Shields, Georgia Engel & More in Broadway-Bound GOTTA DANCE!Photo Flash: First Look at Haven Burton, Andre De Shields, Georgia Engel & More in Broadway-Bound GOTTA DANCE!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2015

Gotta Dance, the new Broadway-bound musical comedy about professional basketball's first ever aged 60-and-older dance team, recently extended one week on the heels of its first performance in Chicago on December 13. The pre-Broadway World Premiere of Gotta Dance will now play through January 17, 2016, at Broadway In Chicago's Bank of America Theatre (18 W Monroe St, Chicago), before opening on Broadway in the Fall of 2016. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

GOTTA DANCE Extends Pre-Broadway Run in ChicagoGOTTA DANCE Extends Pre-Broadway Run in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

Producers Dori Berinstein and Bill Damaschke have announced that Gotta Dance, the new Broadway-bound musical comedy about professional basketball's first ever aged 60-and-older dance team, has extended one week on the heels of its first performance in Chicago on December 13. The pre-Broadway World Premiere of Gotta Dance will now play through January 17, 2016, at Broadway In Chicago's Bank of America Theatre (18 W Monroe St, Chicago), before opening on Broadway in the Fall of 2016. (more...)

Pre-Broadway Premiere of GOTTA DANCE Begins Performances in Chicago TodayPre-Broadway Premiere of GOTTA DANCE Begins Performances in Chicago Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2015

The pre-Broadway World Premiere of GOTTA DANCE, the new Broadway-bound musical about professional basketball's first ever aged 60-and-older dance team, begins performances today, December 13, 2015 at Broadway In Chicago's Bank of America Theatre (18 W Monroe St, Chicago). GOTTA DANCE runs through January 10, 2016. (more...)

Exclusive: GOTTA DANCE! Sets Broadway Debut for Fall 2016 Due to Theatre AvailabilityExclusive: GOTTA DANCE! Sets Broadway Debut for Fall 2016 Due to Theatre Availability
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2015

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Gotta Dance! which announced previously that it was aiming for Broadway in 2016 and targeting the Spring, has now shifted plans to the Fall of 2016, due to theatre availability.  (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Andre De Shields Chats Broadway-Bound GOTTA DANCE, Legendary Career and MoreSTAGE TUBE: Andre De Shields Chats Broadway-Bound GOTTA DANCE, Legendary Career and More
by Stage Tube - Nov 9, 2015

The Theatre School at DePaul University will honor Andre De Shields with the 2015 Award for Excellence in the Arts tonight, November 9 at the Atlantic Ballroom of the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel (221 North Columbus Drive), Chicago, IL. In honor of the occasion, De Shields sat down with Dean Richards to chat about his upcoming show GOTTA DANCE, his storied Broadway career and more. Watch the interview below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Andre De Shields and Company Get into the Groove in New Promo for Broadway-Bound GOTTA DANCESTAGE TUBE: Andre De Shields and Company Get into the Groove in New Promo for Broadway-Bound GOTTA DANCE
by Stage Tube - Oct 16, 2015

GOTTA DANCE, the new Broadway-bound musical about professional basketball's first ever aged 60-and-older dance team, makes its pre-Broadway premiere this winter at Broadway In Chicago's Bank of America Theatre (18 W Monroe St, Chicago). GOTTA DANCE begins performances on December 13, 2015 and runs through January 10, 2016. Check out a brand new commercial for the show below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Full Company Announced for World Premiere of GOTTA DANCE in Chicago; First Look at Cast!Photo Flash: Full Company Announced for World Premiere of GOTTA DANCE in Chicago; First Look at Cast!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2015

 Producers Dori Berinstein and Bill Damaschke announced today the complete cast for Gotta Dance, the new Broadway-bound musical about professional basketball's first ever aged 60-and-older dance team. The pre-Broadway World Premiere of Gotta Dance begins this winter at Broadway In Chicago's Bank of America Theatre (18 W Monroe St, Chicago). Gotta Dance begins performances on December 13, 2015 and runs through January 10, 2016. (more...)

Alysha Umphress Set for MARTY THOMAS PRESENTS DIVA at Industry Bar, 10/12Alysha Umphress Set for MARTY THOMAS PRESENTS DIVA at Industry Bar, 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2015

Marty Thomas presents DIVA is a weekly show at Industry Bar in midtown Manhattan. Featuring a rotating cast of tremendous female vocalists, it is hosted and produced by Marty Thomas (XANADU, WICKED, THE SECRET GARDEN). DIVA celebrates fabulous female vocalists paying tribute to some of histories most over the top icons! The cast performs a brand new show every week with exciting new guests rotating. This weeks cast features Lisa Ramey, Courtney Hammond and Holly Ann Butler. (more...)

BWW Flashback: A Helluva Run! ON THE TOWN Closes on Broadway TonightBWW Flashback: A Helluva Run! ON THE TOWN Closes on Broadway Tonight
by Jessica Khan - Sep 6, 2015

The Tony Award nominated revival of On The Town concludes its run on Broadway tonight, September 6, following 28 previews and 368 regular performances, making this the longest-running Broadway production of the show since the 1944 original. ON THE TOWN began previews on September 20, 2014 and officially opened on October 16, 2014 at the Lyric Theatre. To mark tonight's closing, BroadwayWorld takes you back through the musical's run on the Great White Way! (more...)

Photo Coverage: She's One Helluva Gal- Misty Copeland Joins Cast of ON THE TOWN!Photo Coverage: She's One Helluva Gal- Misty Copeland Joins Cast of ON THE TOWN!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Aug 26, 2015

Beginning last night, August 25, American Ballet Theatre principal dancer Misty Copeland made her Broadway debut as 'Ivy Smith' in the Tony Award nominated revival of On The Town, continuing in the role through the end of the musical's run on September 6.  (more...)

Irving Berlin's HOLIDAY INN Heading to Broadway Next?Irving Berlin's HOLIDAY INN Heading to Broadway Next?
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2015

BroadwayWorld.com can confirm Internet chatter that during the Muny run of HOLIDAY INN, numerous top New York and regional producers descended on the St. Louis venue to check out the show. Sources tell us that next steps have not been decided on for the tuner, but talks are underway for both potential Broadway and regional outings for the show. (more...)

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