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Photo Flash: Alan Menken, Glenn Slater Lead Master Class for BMI Musical Theatre WorkshopPhoto Flash: Alan Menken, Glenn Slater Lead Master Class for BMI Musical Theatre Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) recently held their bi-annual Master Class for the renowned BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop. The Master Class brings in celebrated composers and lyricists from the Broadway world to give feedback and critique musical theatre pieces developed by members of the esteemed workshop. Scroll down for photos, featuring writing team Alan Menken and Glenn Slater! (more...)

NEXT TO NORMAL Extended at TheaterWorksNEXT TO NORMAL Extended at TheaterWorks
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

TheaterWorks (Rob Ruggiero, Producing Artistic Director) announced today that NEXT TO NORMAL will extend through May 7, 2017. (more...)

Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY Musical to Headline Cleveland Play House's 2017 New Ground Theatre FestivalDisney's FREAKY FRIDAY Musical to Headline Cleveland Play House's 2017 New Ground Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Cleveland Play House (CPH) will debut four inventive and bold new works during their 2017 New Ground Theatre Festival. This year's New Ground will run from May 11-20. (more...)

Paramount Television and Telefe to Develop Multi-Lingual Drama CAZADORESParamount Television and Telefe to Develop Multi-Lingual Drama CAZADORES
by TV News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Paramount Television and Telefe, a recent acquisition of Viacom, announced today that they will team up to develop the one-hour, multi-lingual drama CAZADORES, created by journalist-turned-TV writer Jason George (“Narcos”). (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 22, 2017BWW's On This Day - March 22, 2017
by - Mar 22, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 22 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

CAROUSEL, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, IF/THEN and More Set for Media Theatre's 2017-18 Broadway Series SeasonCAROUSEL, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, IF/THEN and More Set for Media Theatre's 2017-18 Broadway Series Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

???????With a classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, two popular Disney titles, a classic play, and a regional premiere of a contemporary Broadway hit, The Media Theatre's 2017-18 season has something for everyone. Subscriptions are now on sale. The season was announced by Jesse Cline, Artistic Director. (more...)

Cast Announced for NEXT TO NORMAL at Three Rivers Music TheatreCast Announced for NEXT TO NORMAL at Three Rivers Music Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Three Rivers Music Theatre has announced the cast of the Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, 'Next to Normal.' (more...)

BWW Review: JOHN AND JEN at The Eagle TheatreBWW Review: JOHN AND JEN at The Eagle Theatre
by Pati Buehler - Mar 20, 2017

John & Jen, a story that spans over 50 years, is an intimate tale about connections, commitments and the healing of the human heart. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 19, 2017BWW's On This Day - March 19, 2017
by - Mar 19, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 19 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/18/2017
by - Mar 18, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 3/18/2017. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 18, 2017BWW's On This Day - March 18, 2017
by - Mar 18, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 18 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY Studio Recording Out on CD TodayDisney's FREAKY FRIDAY Studio Recording Out on CD Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Physical CDs of the world premiere studio recording of Disney's Freaky Friday, the new musical based on the beloved novel by Mary Rodgers and two hit Disney films, are now available wherever music is sold. Following its digital release on February 10, the studio cast recording continues to be available wherever digital music is sold and streamed. (more...)

Deedee Magno Hall and Cliffton Hall to Lead NEXT TO NORMAL at East West Players; Cast, Creatives Set!Deedee Magno Hall and Cliffton Hall to Lead NEXT TO NORMAL at East West Players; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

East West Players (EWP), the nation's longest-running professional theatre of color in the country and the largest producing organization of Asian American artistic work, has announced the cast and creative team for Next to Normal, which begins performances on May 12 and runs until June 11, 2017, with opening night on May 17. (more...)

2017 Robert Whitehead Awards Ceremony Postponed Due to Weather2017 Robert Whitehead Awards Ceremony Postponed Due to Weather
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

The 2017 Robert Whitehead Awards Ceremony originally scheduled for Tuesday, March 14, has been postponed due to inclement weather. A new date and time will be announced shortly. (more...)

Se convocan audiciones para CASI NORMALESSe convocan audiciones para CASI NORMALES
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Mar 10, 2017

Las pruebas de casting para la produccion española de CASI NORMALES, que se estrenara el proximo mes de septiembre, tendran lugar en Madrid y Barcelona. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Christiane Noll Sing from TheaterWorks' NEXT TO NORMALVIDEO: Watch Christiane Noll Sing from TheaterWorks' NEXT TO NORMAL
by Stage Tube - Mar 8, 2017

TheaterWorks will continue its 31st Season with NEXT TO NORMAL, running March 23 through April 30, 2017. The cast features Tony nominated Christiane Noll (Diana) and Australia's David Harris (Dan) in the Pulitzer Prize winning drama with music by Tom Kitt and book & lyrics by Brian Yorkey. Christiane is familiar to Connecticut audiences for her work at Goodspeed, Shubert, The Bushnell and the Hartford Symphony Orchestra. David has been charming Australian audiences for years but recently relocated to New York. Local audiences have seen him in Terrance Mann's Les Miserable at Connecticut Repertory Theatre and Goodspeed's Anything Goes. (more...)

Village Theatre Announces 2017-2018 Season:Village Theatre Announces 2017-2018 Season:
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Village Theatre is excited to announce its 2017-2018 Season with a diverse collection of shows that will combine to create an incredible year of theatre. The lineup includes: Into the Woods, a fairytale collision featuring the music of Sondheim; Disney's Newsies, a high-spirited explosion of song and dance; The Gin Game, a battle of quick wits and sharp tongues; String, a World Premiere musical fable about fate and the fragile fabric of the universe; and Hairpsray, the Tony Award-Winning smash hit. (more...)

Netflix Releases First Look at WAR MACHINE, 13 REASONS WHY & MINDHUNTERNetflix Releases First Look at WAR MACHINE, 13 REASONS WHY & MINDHUNTER
by TV News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Netflix shared the first look teaser trailer for the film War Machine, the official trailer for 13 Reasons Why, the date announcement for GLOW, and the first look teaser for the new original series MINDHUNTER. (more...)

BWW Connecticut Theater Top Picks for March 2017BWW Connecticut Theater Top Picks for March 2017
by Lauren Yarger - Mar 1, 2017

March Top Picks for Connecticut Theater (more...)

BWW Review: FREAKY FRIDAY  at the La Jolla PlayhouseBWW Review: FREAKY FRIDAY at the La Jolla Playhouse
by E.H. Reiter - Feb 25, 2017

'Freaky Friday' at the La Jolla Playhouse is plaing through March 19th (more...)

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