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THE BOOK OF MORMON to Return to Seattle, 7/22-8/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

Back by popular demand, The Book of Mormon, which played a record breaking two week run in 2013, returns for a limited engagement, July 22 through August 10, 2014. (more...)

Steppenwolf Theatre's Broadway-Bound THIS IS OUR YOUTH Adds Two July Performances
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

By popular demand, Steppenwolf Theatre Company extends the celebrated summer revival of This Is Our Youth by Kenneth Lonergan, directed by ensemble member Anna D. Shapiro, and featuring Michael Cera, Kieran Culkin and Tavi Gevinson. The play, featuring performances from Cera, Culkin and Gevinson continues for two additional performances July 13 and July 20 at 7:30pm. (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON Announces $29 Ticket Lottery
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, is pleased to announce a lottery ticket policy for the National Tour, playing at the Detroit Opera House, July 1 - 13, 2014. In Detroit, the production will conduct a pre-show lottery at the box office, making a limited number of tickets available at $29 apiece. (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON to Say 'Hello' to Detroit, July 1-13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2014

Back by popular demand, THE BOOK OF MORMON, which played a record breaking two week run in 2013, returns for a limited engagement at the Detroit Opera House, July 1 through July 13, 2014. (more...)

Tickets for the National Tour of THE BOOK OF MORMON Go On Sale June 26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

The producers of the national tour of THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, and the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center announced today that single tickets will go on sale Thursday, June 26. Tickets will be available exclusively in person at the Fox Cities P.A.C. ticket office beginning at 8 a.m. Ticketmaster phone at (800) 982-2787 and Ticketmaster.com sales will begin at 12 p.m. There is a four ticket limit per household. Group orders of 15 or more may be placed now by calling (920) 730-3786. THE BOOK OF MORMON runs September 16-21, 2014. (more...)

VIDEO: THE BOOK OF MORMON Gets 'South Park' Makeover!
by TV News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

Below, check out what happens when Broadway's Tony Award-winning musical THE BOOK OF MORMON gets animated a la Trey Parker and Matt Stone's 'South Park.' (more...)

Tony-Winning A RAISIN IN THE SUN Closes Tonight on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2014

Broadway's critically acclaimed production of Denzel Washington in Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun closes tonight at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. It was directed by Tony Award winner Kenny Leon and originally opened on April 3 for a limited engagement. (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON Extends Orpheum Theatre Run Through 9/14
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

The Producers of THE BOOK OF MORMON announced today an additional week of performances at Hennepin Theatre Trust's Orpheum Theatre. The show, originally announced for a three week engagement, will now play through September 14, 2014. Performances begin August 20. (more...)

Tony-Winning A RAISIN IN THE SUN Revival Recoups on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

Broadway's critically acclaimed production of Denzel Washington in Lorraine Hansberry's A RAISIN IN THE SUN is celebrating a big week. Not only did it take home three 2014 Tony Awards (Best Revival of a Play, Best Director of a Play -- Kenny Leon, and Best Featured Actress in a Play -- Sophie Okonedo) on Sunday night, it has also recouped its entire capitalization. The production, which began previews Saturday, March 8, officially opened on Thursday, April 3 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47 Street), where it will end its limited engagement run this Sunday, June 15. (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON Announces Lottery Policy for Orpheum Theatre Run, 6/24-29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 05, 2014

THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, has announced a lottery ticket policy for the National Tour, which begins Tuesday, June 24th at The Orpheum Theatre in Memphis, TN and plays a limited one week engagement through June 29th. In Memphis, the production will conduct a pre-show lottery at the box office, making a limited number of tickets available at $25 apiece (cash only). This lottery will be held prior to every performance. (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON Announces Lottery Policy for Old National Centre Run, 6/17-22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 04, 2014

THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, is pleased to announce a lottery ticket policy for the National Tour, which begins June 17 at the Old National Centre in Indianapolis and plays a limited one-week engagement through June 22. In Indianapolis, the production will conduct a pre-show lottery at the box office, making a limited number of tickets available. (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON Announces Lottery Policy for Smith Center Run, 6/10-7/6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 03, 2014

THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, is pleased to announce a lottery ticket policy for the National Tour, which begins Tuesday, June 10 at The Smith Center in Las Vegas and plays a limited four-week engagement through Sunday, July 6. In Las Vegas, the production will conduct a pre-show lottery at the box office, making 20 tickets available at $25 apiece, including facility fee, which will be located in the first row of the orchestra. (more...)

Tickets to THE BOOK OF MORMON's Run at State Theatre On Sale 6/8
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

Back by popular demand, THE BOOK OF MORMON, which played a record breaking two week run in 2013, returns to Minneapolis for a limited engagement August 20-September 7, 2014 at Hennepin Theatre Trust's Orpheum Theatre. (more...)

Counting Down to This Year's Big Tony Win - BWW Highlights the Past Decade's Best Musical Winners!
by BWW Special Coverage - May 18, 2014

From the controversial and crass to the inspiring and romantic, the past decade's Tony winners for Best Musical delighted us then and continue to captivate us as they play in productions across the country and around the world. And what better way to refresh and prep for this year's big award than to relive the stand-outs from the last 10 years on Broadway? Scroll down to learn more about the winners since 2004, and be sure to tell us which musical gets your pick for 2014! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Costa Mesa - Week of 5/18/2014
by BWW - May 18, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/18/2014 for Costa Mesa (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE BOOK OF MORMON Graces Columbus - OMGosh, They Had Me at 'Hello'
by Christina Mancuso - May 15, 2014

How do you take a devout, sacred religion like Mormonism, pack in a bunch of old, Ohio conservatives, and somehow manage to have them laughing in stitches on topics like female circumcision, rape, AIDS, and homosexuality? That's the genius of South Park writers, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, along with AVENUE Q co-creator Robert Lopez, who accomplished just that. With 9 Tony Awards under its belt (holding in the maggots), THE BOOK OF MORMON is a truly brilliant creation of musical comedy, combining shamelessly offensive language with a generous heartfelt story, uplifting songs, terrific choreography, and quick wit. Continuous tornado sirens on opening press night didn't stop Ohioans from cramming in the Ohio Theatre to worship this truly amazing production. (more...)

Glenn Close to Return to Broadway Opposite Lithgow, Duncan, Balaban, Higgins & Plimpton in Edward Albee's A DELICATE BALANCE
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

Glenn Close, John Lithgow, Lindsay Duncan, Bob Balaban, Clare Higgins, and Martha Plimpton will star in a new Broadway production of Edward Albee's A DELICATE BALANCE this fall at the Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street). The production, which will be directed by Pam MacKinnon, begins previewsMonday, October 20 and plays an 18-week limited engagement through Sunday, February 22, 2015. Opening night is Thursday, November 20. (more...)

Tickets to THE BOOK OF MORMON at Paramount Theatre On Sale 5/19
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

Back by popular demand, THE BOOK OF MORMON, which played a record breaking two week run in 2013, returns for a limited engagement. Seattle Theatre Group announced today that single tickets will go on sale Monday, May 19 at 10 am. Tickets will be available on-line at stgpresents.org and tickets.com. Tickets are also available by calling 877-STG-4TIX (784-4849) or in person at The Paramount Theatre Box Office (Monday through Friday, 10am to 6pm).Group orders of 15 or more may be placed by calling 888-214-6856. (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON Begins Performances Today at Ohio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

From South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, will play Columbus at the Ohio Theatre today, May 13-25. (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON Comes to Segerstrom Center Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

Segerstrom Center for the Arts and THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards, including Best Musical, are pleased to announce a lottery ticket policy for the Orange County engagement, today, May 13 - 25, 2014. The production will conduct a pre-show lottery at the Segerstrom Hall box office, making a limited number of tickets available for $25 each. (more...)

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