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PORGY AND BESS National Tour Earns Highest-Grossing Week in Charlotte
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

The National Tour of THE GERSHWINS' PORGY AND BESS, winner of the 2012 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival, ends on a high note grossing $1,030,014 for the week closing July 20, 2014, making it the highest-grossing week on the tour. More than 15,000 people attended the show in Charlotte. (more...)

Adam Monley Takes Over the Role of 'Javert' in LES MISERABLES Tonight; Earl Carpenter on Deck
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Adam Monley, who currently performs the roles of the Bishop of Digne and Combeferre in Cameron Mackintosh's smash hit new production of Claude-Michel Schonberg & Alain Boublil's Les Miserables, will assume the role the role of Javert beginning today, July 22. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Sara Gettelfinger, Jeremy Kushnier, Euan Morton & More Celebrate Opening Night of ATOMIC
by Linda Lenzi - Jul 14, 2014

The new Off-Broadway musical Atomic just opened last night at the Acorn Theatre/Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street). Atomic makes its U.S. premiere after a wildly successful engagement in Sydney, Australia. With book & lyrics by Danny Ginges and Gregory Bonsignore, and music & lyrics by Philip Foxman, Atomic is choreographed by Greg Graham and directed by Damien Gray. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from opening night below! (more...)

Earl Carpenter Set for Limited Run as 'Javert' in Broadway's LES MISERABLES as Will Swenson Takes Hiatus
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

Acclaimed British actor Earl Carpenter will join Cameron Mackintosh's smash hit new production of Claude-Michel Schönberg & Alain Boublil's Les Miserables in the role of Javert beginning Tuesday, August 12 on Broadway at the Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street). (more...)

Is it LES MISERABLES or LES MIS?
by BWW News Desk - Jul 05, 2014

Les Miserables has a tricky name that many people like to avoid by simply calling it Les Mis. With its recent stage and screen comeback, the Daily Telegraph decided to ask Cameron Mackintosh what he preferred to call the show when he first brought it to the stage 27 years ago. (more...)

Throat Virus Hits LES MISERABLES Cast Before Premiere at Melbourne's Her Majesty's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

Her Majesty's Theatre in Melbourne has had to postpone the premiere of Les Miserables. According to Herald Sun, a throat virus has hit the cast members. This Sunday's 6:30pm performance has now been shifted to 8pm on July 27 in order to ensure recovery. (more...)

New Musical ATOMIC Begins Performances Off-Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

Performances of the new Off-Broadway musical Atomic begin tonight, Thursday, June 26 at 7pm at the Acorn Theatre/Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street). (more...)

New Musical ATOMIC Begins Performances Off-Broadway Tomorrow; Sets July 4th Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

Performances of the new Off-Broadway musical Atomic begin tomorrow, Thursday, June 26 at 7pm at the Acorn Theatre/Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street). Please note, in celebration of Independence Day, there will be a limited number of $17.76 tickets available for the special 2pm performance on Friday, July 4. (more...)

Records Broken, Votes Audited, One Tie And the 2014 BroadwayWorld.com Award Winners Are...
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 03, 2014

Voting opened on April 30 and runs through May 30, 2014 for the 12th Annual BroadwayWorld.com Awards! Here are the current standings as of 6/1 with just -2 days to go in voting! (more...)

BWW Awards Update 5/29 - Voting Ends TOMORROW!
by BWW Special Coverage - May 29, 2014

Voting opened on April 30 and runs through May 30, 2014 for the 12th Annual BroadwayWorld.com Awards! Here are the current standings as of 5/29 with just 0 days to go in voting! (more...)

BWW Awards Update 5/24 - 5 Days to Go!
by BWW Special Coverage - May 24, 2014

Voting opened on April 30 and runs through May 30, 2014 for the 12th Annual BroadwayWorld.com Awards! Here are the current standings as of 5/24 with just 5 days to go in voting! (more...)

BWW Awards Update 5/23 - 6 Days to Go!
by - May 23, 2014

Voting opened on April 30 and runs through May 30, 2014 for the 12th Annual BroadwayWorld.com Awards! Here are the current standings as of 5/23 with just 6 days to go in voting! (more...)

BWW Awards Update 5/22 - 7 Days to Go; Ties in MAJOR Categories!
by BWW Special Coverage - May 22, 2014

Voting opened on April 30 and runs through May 30, 2014 for the 12th Annual BroadwayWorld.com Awards! Here are the current standings as of 5/22 with just 7 days to go in voting! (more...)

BWW Awards Update 5/21 - LES MIS Moves in Front for Revival; IF/THEN Trailing for Musical
by BWW Special Coverage - May 21, 2014

Voting opened on April 30 and runs through May 30, 2014 for the 12th Annual BroadwayWorld.com Awards! Here are the current standings as of 5/21 with just 8 days to go in voting! (more...)

BWW Awards Update 5/21 - 8 Days to Go!
by - May 21, 2014

Voting opened on April 30 and runs through May 30, 2014 for the 12th Annual BroadwayWorld.com Awards! Here are the current standings as of 5/21 with just 8 days to go in voting! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: LES MIS Star Nikki M. James Performs 'On My Own' on WENDY WILLIAMS
by Stage Tube - May 20, 2014

Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed new production of Alain Boublil & Claude-Michel Schonberg's Tony Award-winning musical masterpiece Les Miserables officially opened at Broadway's Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street) on Sunday, March 23. The production has received three Tony Award nominations, including Best Musical Revival. Below, watch Nikki M. James sing 'On My Own' as Eponine on The Wendy Williams Show! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: LES MIZ's Ramin Karimloo Talks Tony Nomination, Staying Fit and More
by Stage Tube - May 19, 2014

Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed new production of Alain Boublil & Claude-Michel Schonberg's Tony Award-winning musical masterpiece LES MISERABLES officially opened at Broadway's Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street) on Sunday, March 23. The production has received three Tony Award nominations, including Best Musical Revival. Below, watch an interview with lead actor Ramin Karimloo, who stars as 'Jean Valjean', and hear him talk about staying in shape, LES MIZ's appeal to a new generation and more! (more...)

BWW Awards Update - Under 2 Weeks to Go; Tight Races Between HEDWIG & LES MIZ, IF/THEN vs. GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE & More!
by BWW Special Coverage - May 17, 2014

Voting opened on April 30 and runs through May 30, 2014 for the 12th Annual BroadwayWorld.com Awards! Here are the current standings as of 5/17 with just 12 days to go in voting! (more...)

National Tour of PORGY AND BESS to Play 5th Avenue Theatre, 6/11-29
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

The 5th Avenue Theatre welcomes the National Tour of the Broadway sensation, The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, winner of the 2012 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival. This stunning musical plays June 11-29, 2014 (press opening June 12) at The 5th Avenue Theatre (1308 5th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101). Tickets (starting at $39.25) may be purchased online at www.5thavenue.org, by phone at 206-625-1900, or at the Box Office at 1308 5th Avenue in downtown Seattle. Group orders of 10 or more may be placed by calling Group Sales Manager Niklaus Lopez at 1-888- 625-1418. (more...)

VIDEO: Ramin Karimloo, Will Swenson & More Featured in All-New LES MIS TV Spot
by Stage Tube - May 07, 2014

Check out an all-new TV spot for the show featuring Will Swenson, Caissie Levy and Tony nominated lead actor Ramin Karimloo! (more...)

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