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RENT'S Lucie Jones Announced to Perform on EUROVISION: YOU DECIDERENT'S Lucie Jones Announced to Perform on EUROVISION: YOU DECIDE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

The BBC has announced today that Lucie Jones is one of the six artists chosen to perform the songs competing for the UK's entry into the Eurovision Song Contest.  (more...)

RENT comes to Edinburgh's Festival Theatre this FebruaryRENT comes to Edinburgh's Festival Theatre this February
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jan 20, 2017

Robert Mackintosh and Idili Theatricals Limited, in association with Theatr Clwyd and Wales Millennium Centre, present the 20th Anniversary production of Jonathan Larson's ground-breaking Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning musical RENT (more...)

Megan Hilty and Brian Stokes Mitchell Join Pacific Symphony's 2016-17 Pops Line-UpMegan Hilty and Brian Stokes Mitchell Join Pacific Symphony's 2016-17 Pops Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Pacific Symphony announces today that award-winning Broadway superstars Megan Hilty and Brian Stokes Mitchell will join the orchestra's 2016-17 Pops season, replacing previously scheduled Jason Alexander, who was forced to cancel due to an unforeseeable conflict. (more...)

David Rasche and Kecia Lewis to Lead THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH at Theatre for a New AudienceDavid Rasche and Kecia Lewis to Lead THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH at Theatre for a New Audience
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience has announced the performance schedule, cast and creative team for director Arin Arbus's new staging of Thornton Wilder's comic masterpiece The Skin of Our Teeth, the first major New York production since 1998. (more...)

McCarter to Present Bedlam's HAMLET and SAINT JOAN in RepMcCarter to Present Bedlam's HAMLET and SAINT JOAN in Rep
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

McCarter Theatre Center is starting the New Year with a fresh look at two of literature's most enigmatic and dynamic characters. From January 13 - February 12, the celebrated New York theater company, Bedlam, makes its McCarter Theatre Center debut with their critically- acclaimed stripped down productions of William Shakespeare's Hamlet and George Bernard Shaw's Saint Joan, in rotating repertory. (more...)

Smash Hit SPAMILTON To Play Chicago In 2017Smash Hit SPAMILTON To Play Chicago In 2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Spamilton, the critically acclaimed off-Broadway parody of Broadway smash Hamilton, created by Gerard Alessandrini, the mastermind behind Forbidden Broadway, announced today that the show will open its first production outside New York this spring for a strictly limited 12-week engagement. (more...)

'FAILURE', DRY LAND and 'CITIZEN' Tapped for CTG's Block Party at the Douglas'FAILURE', DRY LAND and 'CITIZEN' Tapped for CTG's Block Party at the Douglas
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

Center Theatre Group has selected three local productions for the inaugural Block Party: Celebrating Los Angeles Theatre at the Kirk Douglas Theatre. (more...)

Don't Delay! INTO THE WOODS Tour to Stop at Mayo Performing Arts Center This WinterDon't Delay! INTO THE WOODS Tour to Stop at Mayo Performing Arts Center This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

Into the woods but don't delay! The acclaimed Fiasco Theater production of the James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim classic comes to Mayo Performing Arts Center on Sunday, February 5, 2017 at 3 pm. (more...)

The Piano Men and More Coming Up in 2017 at Mayo Performing Arts CenterThe Piano Men and More Coming Up in 2017 at Mayo Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

Scroll down for Mayo Performing Arts Center's just-announced lineup for January through March! (more...)

Donmar Warehouse's All-Female THE TEMPEST to Storm Into St. Ann's Warehouse This WinterDonmar Warehouse's All-Female THE TEMPEST to Storm Into St. Ann's Warehouse This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

St. Ann's Warehouse teams up once again with London's Donmar Warehouse to introduce American audiences to director Phyllida Lloyd's immensely celebrated new all-female staging of The Tempest, January 13 - February 19, 2017. (more...)

Photo Coverage: SCHOOL OF ROCK Celebrates One Year on Broadway!Photo Coverage: SCHOOL OF ROCK Celebrates One Year on Broadway!
by Jennifer Broski - Dec 7, 2016

Just yesterday, the company of School of Rock took a break to celebrate the musical's one year anniversary at the Winter Garden Theatre. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the special day, and you can check out photos below! (more...)

Andrew Lloyd Webber's Smash Hit SCHOOL OF ROCK - THE MUSICAL Celebrates One Year On BroadwayAndrew Lloyd Webber's Smash Hit SCHOOL OF ROCK - THE MUSICAL Celebrates One Year On Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Andrew Lloyd Webber's smash hit musical School of Rock - The Musical celebrates one year on Broadway, today, Tuesday, December 6, 2016. The musical began preview performances at the Winter Garden Theatre (1634 Broadway) on November 9, 2015 and officially opened, to rave reviews, on December 6, 2015. (more...)

MPAC Releases Schedule of Winter 2017 EventsMPAC Releases Schedule of Winter 2017 Events
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

MPAC has released an updated listing of events from January through March. See the full schedule below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Fiasco Theatre's INTO THE WOODS on Tour!Photo Flash: First Look at Fiasco Theatre's INTO THE WOODS on Tour!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Fiasco Theater's celebrated new production of the Tony Award-winning INTO THE WOODS, by Stephen Sondheimand James Lapine, will launch a national tour in December at The David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa, FL, following technical rehearsals and tour preview performances at the Thrasher-Horne Center for the Arts in Orange Park, FL. (more...)

More Tuna! OH, HELLO Extends on Broadway Through January 22More Tuna! OH, HELLO Extends on Broadway Through January 22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Theatergoers just can't get enough of Gil Faizon and George St. Geegland! Once again, OH, HELLO on BROADWAY has extended its engagement by one week to Sunday January 22, 2017. This will now be the final chance for audiences to catch Nick Kroll and John Mulaney's inexplicably popular alter egos in their acclaimed Broadway masterpiece. (more...)

Nick Payne's CONSTELLATIONS Next Up for Pipeline-CollectiveNick Payne's CONSTELLATIONS Next Up for Pipeline-Collective
by Jeffrey Ellis - Nov 28, 2016

Pipeline-Collective presents the Nashville premiere of Nick Payne's award-winning play Constellations at the Belmont Little Theatre, running December 16, 17, 18 and 19 at 7:30 p.m. Directed by David Ian Lee, the plays stars Jason Griffith and Karen Sternberg. (more...)

The Kennedy Center in Association with The Public Theater Presents THE GABRIELSThe Kennedy Center in Association with The Public Theater Presents THE GABRIELS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

In association with The Public Theater in New York City, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents the critically acclaimed new plays, The Gabriels: Election Year in the Life of One Family.  (more...)

Target Margin Theater to Stage UNSEEN O'NEILL Lab with Rarely-Seen WorksTarget Margin Theater to Stage UNSEEN O'NEILL Lab with Rarely-Seen Works
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

As part of its 25th Anniversary Celebration, Target Margin Theater presents the Unseen O'Neill Lab. Lead artists Ann Marie Dorr, Kathleen Kennedy Tobin and Eva von Schweinitz revive some of O'Neill's known but rarely-seen works including Beyond the Horizon, Dynamo, and The Great God Brown. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Production Images of the 20th Anniversary Production of RENTPhoto Flash: First Look at Production Images of the 20th Anniversary Production of RENT
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Robert Mackintosh and Idili Theatricals Limited, in association with Theatr Clwyd, are delighted to announce the addition of further dates to the tour schedule for the new 20th Anniversary production of Jonathan Larson's ground-breaking Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning musical RENT. (more...)


by TV News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

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