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VIDEO: Jimmy Buffett Spills His Musical Guilty Pleasures and Talks ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLEVIDEO: Jimmy Buffett Spills His Musical Guilty Pleasures and Talks ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Singer and songwriter Jimmy Buffett was in Chicago recently where his upcoming musical, Escape to Margaritaville, is set to open at Chicago's Oriental Theatre for a limited engagement this November.  (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON to Ring Kennedy Center's Doorbell Again This Fall; Tickets on Sale Now!THE BOOK OF MORMON to Ring Kennedy Center's Doorbell Again This Fall; Tickets on Sale Now!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Back by popular demand, The Book of Mormon, which played sold-out runs at the Kennedy Center in 2013 and 2015 returns to Washington, D.C. for a limited engagement October 24-November 19, 2017 at the Kennedy Center Opera House. (more...)

BWW Review:  Come to the CABARET at Kennedy CenterBWW Review: Come to the CABARET at Kennedy Center
by Jennifer Perry - Jul 15, 2017

The current national tour, based on the recent Broadway revival at Roundabout Theatre Company's Studio 54 and taking up residence at the Kennedy Center through August 6, does just that - explore and provide a unique take. While there's never been anything particularly cheery about the musical, this version wonderfully embraces its darkness and cold undertones more so than a few others I have seen. (more...)

Michael Moore Begins Rehearsal For His Broadway Debut In THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER TodayMichael Moore Begins Rehearsal For His Broadway Debut In THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Academy Award-winning filmmaker, best-selling author, and political icon Michael Moore begins rehearsals today for his thought-provoking and controversial Broadway debut in The Terms of My Surrender. (more...)

Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole to Sign Copies of WAR PAINT Album at Barnes & NoblePatti LuPone and Christine Ebersole to Sign Copies of WAR PAINT Album at Barnes & Noble
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

Ghostlight Records will celebrate the Original Broadway Cast Recording of the new musical WAR PAINT - starring two-time Tony Award winners Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole - with a special in-store event at Barnes & Noble on Friday, July 14 at 2:30 PM.  (more...)

Photo Flash: A Look Back at BEAUTIFUL, Now Playing Final Four Weeks in LondonPhoto Flash: A Look Back at BEAUTIFUL, Now Playing Final Four Weeks in London
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

The West End production of Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, based on the early life and career of legendary singer songwriter Carole King, will complete its run at the Aldwych Theatre on 5 August 2017. (more...)

TV Exclusive: Tony Winner Christopher Ashley Talks Broadway Bound ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLETV Exclusive: Tony Winner Christopher Ashley Talks Broadway Bound ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 28, 2017

BroadwayWorld exclusively spoke to Tony Award Winning Director Christopher Ashley (Come From Away) about his new Broadway-bound musical, ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE. Check out the video below! (more...)

BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Starring Toronto's Chilina Kennedy Begins Performances Today at the Ed Mirvish TheatreBEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Starring Toronto's Chilina Kennedy Begins Performances Today at the Ed Mirvish Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

The highly anticipated engagement in Toronto of the Tony and Grammy Award-winning hit musical BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL begins performances today - June 27 and plays through September 3, 2017 at the Ed Mirvish Theatre.  Media night is Wednesday July 5, 2017. (more...)

Tickets Now on Sale for Broadway's ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLETickets Now on Sale for Broadway's ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Producers Frank Marshall, Mindy Rich, Anita Waxman, and Beth Williams announced that tickets for the Broadway premiere of Escape to Margaritaville, the new musical featuring the songs of iconic singer-songwriter-author Jimmy Buffett, are now on sale via Ticketmaster.com or by calling 877-250-2929. (more...)

ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE Goes on Sale Tomorrow in the Windy CityESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE Goes on Sale Tomorrow in the Windy City
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Broadway In Chicago and the producers of ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE have announced tickets will go on sale to the public tomorrow, June 20, 2017 at 10AM CT.  (more...)

BWW Review: BEAUTIFUL THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Moves the Earth at Overture CenterBWW Review: BEAUTIFUL THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Moves the Earth at Overture Center
by Scott Rawson - Jun 14, 2017

The opening Overture's combination of 'I Feel the Earth Move' flowing directly in to 'Jazz Man' set the audience's hook (more...)

Review Roundup: Broadway-Bound ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE at La Jolla PlayhouseReview Roundup: Broadway-Bound ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE at La Jolla Playhouse
by Review Roundups - Jun 8, 2017

Escape to Margaritaville includes brand new music, specifically written for the musical by Jimmy Buffett, along with many of his hit songs that are near-and-dear to fans' hearts. Take a look at photos from the show below! (more...)

Pre-Sale Sets Sail Today for Broadway-Bound ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE in HoustonPre-Sale Sets Sail Today for Broadway-Bound ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE in Houston
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

The producers of ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE and BBVA Compass Broadway at the Hobby Center announced today that pre-sales for the Houston Premiere of the new musical comedy getaway at The Hobby Center begin today at 10:00 a.m. CST as part of a national on-sale campaign.  (more...)

ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE Pre-Sales Begin Today for Chicago RunESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE Pre-Sales Begin Today for Chicago Run
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

Broadway In Chicago and the producers of ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE are thrilled to announce that pre-sales for the Chicago Premiere of the new musical comedy getaway begin today at 10AM CT as part of a national on-sale campaign. Tickets will go on sale to the public on June 20, 2017 at 10AM CT. (more...)

Breaking: ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE Headed to Broadway's Marquis Theatre in 2018Breaking: ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE Headed to Broadway's Marquis Theatre in 2018
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

Producers Frank Marshall, Mindy Rich, Anita Waxman, and Beth Williams announced today that Escape to Margaritaville, the new musical featuring the songs of iconic singer-songwriter-author Jimmy Buffett, will begin previews at the Marquis Theatre (210 West 46th Street) on Friday, February 16, 2018, with the official Broadway Opening Night on Thursday, March 15. Tickets for Broadway and all pre-Broadway engagements begin pre-sales today. For more information, please visit www.EscapeToMargaritavilleMusical.com (more...)

62nd Annual Drama Desk Awards, Full List of 2017 Winners!62nd Annual Drama Desk Awards, Full List of 2017 Winners!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2017

The 62nd Annual Drama Desk Awards, hosted by Michael Urie, were held at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street) tonight, June 4th. (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Los Angeles You Might Have Missed 6/2 - Margaritaville and More!Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Los Angeles You Might Have Missed 6/2 - Margaritaville and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Los Angeles You Might Have Missed 6/2 - Margaritaville and More! (more...)

BWW Review: THE BOOK OF MORMON Offers an Irreverent and Hysterical Musical Comedy About Mismatched Missionaries Sent to UgandaBWW Review: THE BOOK OF MORMON Offers an Irreverent and Hysterical Musical Comedy About Mismatched Missionaries Sent to Uganda
by Shari Barrett - Jun 1, 2017

THE BOOK OF MORMON, the nine-time Tony Award®-winning Best Musical, is an incredibly irreverent and hysterical musical comedy about two young Mormon missionaries who travel to Africa to preach and recruit new members to their faith. First staged in 2011, no one is safe from parody as the play satirizes various Mormon (as well as many other religious) beliefs and practices, as well as many well-known public figures. With book, lyrics, and music written by Trey Parker and Matt Stone, best known for creating the animated comedy South Park, the two co-created the music with Robert Lopez, the co-composer/co-lyricist of Avenue Q and Frozen. (more...)

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Broadway-Bound ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLEVIDEO: Get A First Look At Broadway-Bound ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

Escape to Margaritaville includes brand new music, specifically written for the musical by Jimmy Buffett, along with many of his hit songs that are near-and-dear to fans' hearts. The original story was created by co-book writers Greg Garcia ('My Name is Earl') and Mike O'Malley ('Survivor's Remorse,' 'Shameless'). Playhouse Artistic Director and three-time Tony Award nominee Christopher Ashley directs, and the creative team also includes Tony Award-nominated Choreographer Kelly Devine, Scenic Designer Walt Spangler, Tony Award-winning Costume Designer Paul Tazewell, two-time Tony Award-winning Lighting Designer Howell Binkley, two-time Tony Award-winning Sound Designer Brian Ronan, Tony Award-nominee Christopher Jahnke as Music Supervisor. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Broadway-Bound ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE at La Jolla PlayhousePhoto Flash: First Look at Broadway-Bound ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE at La Jolla Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

Escape to Margaritaville includes brand new music, specifically written for the musical by Jimmy Buffett, along with many of his hit songs that are near-and-dear to fans' hearts. Take a look at photos from the show below! (more...)

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