Cirque du Soleil News

Exclusive: Lesli Margherita, Elena Shaddow, Ruth Gottschall and More Set For Bucks County Playhouse GUYS AND DOLLSExclusive: Lesli Margherita, Elena Shaddow, Ruth Gottschall and More Set For Bucks County Playhouse GUYS AND DOLLS
by Alan Henry - Jun 26, 2017

BroadwayWorld has exclusively learned that Elena Shaddow (The Bridges of Madison County), Lesli Margherita (Olivier Award Winner for Matilda), Lenny Wolpe (The Drowsy Chaperone), Darius de Haas (Shuffle Along), and Ruth Gottschall (Mary Poppins) will take to the stage in Buck County Playhouse's GUYS AND DOLLS. (more...)

Cirque du Soleil's Egg-Inspired OVO to Fry Up Artistry in Brooklyn, Long IslandCirque du Soleil's Egg-Inspired OVO to Fry Up Artistry in Brooklyn, Long Island
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Cirque du Soleil will bring its new arena show, OVO, to Barclays Center in Brooklyn next week from Wednesday, July 5 through Sunday, July 9, and to NYCB Live in Uniondale, Long Island, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum Presented By New York Community Bank, from August 30 to September 3. (more...)

BWW Interview: James Hadley Marvels at Directing Spider-Man (A Childhood Super Hero) & His CohortsBWW Interview: James Hadley Marvels at Directing Spider-Man (A Childhood Super Hero) & His Cohorts
by Gil Kaan - Jun 23, 2017

The national tour of MARVEL UNIVERSE LIVE! AGE OF HEROES lands in Southern California beginning July 7 at STAPLES Center. Enhancing the tale of the Super Heroes' recovery of the Wand of Watoomb from the clutches of Loki and his crew of fellow villains will be massive video projections, advanced special effects, and stunts from aerialists, acrobats and motorcycle riders. We had the chance to catch director James Hadley during a break from his New Orleans rehearsal. (more...)

American Dream Completes $2.77B Construction FinancingAmerican Dream Completes $2.77B Construction Financing
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

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Mario Lamar Hunter and His Laid Back Jazz Ensemble Announce 'Powerful Jazz Winds'Mario Lamar Hunter and His Laid Back Jazz Ensemble Announce 'Powerful Jazz Winds'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Mario Lamar Hunter and his Laid Back Jazz Ensemble: Powerful Jazz Winds project is a unique blend of Jazz Standards that offer the listener a nostalgic musical experience through Mario's interpretations that sound like a natural choice for his soulful expression' says Jaijai Jackson of The Jazz Network Worldwide. (more...)

In a FringeNYC-less Summer, New Corkscrew Theater Festival Features 5 Premieres & 5 ReadingsIn a FringeNYC-less Summer, New Corkscrew Theater Festival Features 5 Premieres & 5 Readings
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

???????Tickets are now on sale to the inaugural Corkscrew Theater Festival, running August 7 - September 3 at the Paradise Factory (64 East 4th Street, Manhattan). Presented by The Brewing Dept. and Fortress Productions, this new summer theater festival provides early-career artists a high level of production support and features five world premieres and five readings performed in repertory over four weeks. Special attention has been given to theater makers who are developing work through innovative and unusual collaborative models. A majority of the participating artists identify as female. (more...)


by José Germán Martínez Paneque - Jun 19, 2017

A partir del proximo 6 de julio llega al Teatro Coliseum de Barcelona LA CENICIENTA, un espectaculo circense a cargo de la compañia La Fiesta Escenica que muestra el clasico de Perrault como nunca antes se habia visto. (more...)

TheatreWorks Announces COME FROM AWAY Composers & More for 2017 New Works FestivalTheatreWorks Announces COME FROM AWAY Composers & More for 2017 New Works Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Continuing its commitment to developing new works, TheatreWorks Silicon Valley will gather playwrights and composers from across the nation for its 2017 New Works Festival at Palo Alto's Lucie Stern Theatre, where the public can attend performances, participate in a panel discussion with the artists, and share in the journey of developing new works for the American theatre. TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's Director of New Works Giovanna Sardelli has announced a stellar line-up which includes staged readings of two musicals, three plays, and other special events. (more...)

Terence Archie, J. Bernard Calloway, Audrey Cardwell and Veronica J. Kuehn to Star in GUYS AND DOLLS at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!Terence Archie, J. Bernard Calloway, Audrey Cardwell and Veronica J. Kuehn to Star in GUYS AND DOLLS at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the full cast for Guys and Dolls, a musical fable of Broadway. (more...)

Cirque du Soleil's Icy Experience CRYSTAL Coming to Chicago This FallCirque du Soleil's Icy Experience CRYSTAL Coming to Chicago This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Cirque du Soleil will venture into uncharted territory with its brand new creation, Cirque du Soleil Crystal, exploring the artistic attributes of ice for the very first time. (more...)

Magic, Real-Life Inspiration and Funk to Take the Stage at New Victory Theater This SeasonMagic, Real-Life Inspiration and Funk to Take the Stage at New Victory Theater This Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

The New Victory Theater announces its 22nd season as New York's premier performing arts venue entirely devoted to kids and families. From October 13, 2017 through June 17, 2018, The New Victory Theater will feature seven American companies amongst its 15 productions from around the globe, including three world premieres and five U.S. premieres. (more...)

VIDEO: James Cameron Invites Filipinos to Watch TORUK-The First Flight, 6/23-7/2VIDEO: James Cameron Invites Filipinos to Watch TORUK-The First Flight, 6/23-7/2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

'TORUK-The First Flight' is Cirque du Soleil's first show that was inspired by a movie: James Cameron's monster hit 'Avatar.' (more...)

John Davidson Announced in the National Tour of FINDING NEVERLANDJohn Davidson Announced in the National Tour of FINDING NEVERLAND
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Finding Neverland welcomes John Davidson to the role of Charles Frohman/Captain James Hook! John Davidson, star of TV (Hollywood Squares, That's Incredible), stage (Wicked, Oklahoma!), and music (12 albums) is thrilled to begin performances in Finding Neverland on Tuesday, June 27th at the Hippodrome Theatre in Baltimore, MD. (more...)

John Davidson to Join FINDING NEVERLAND Tour as 'Captain Hook'John Davidson to Join FINDING NEVERLAND Tour as 'Captain Hook'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Finding Neverland welcomes John Davidson to the role of Charles Frohman/Captain James Hook! John Davidson, star of TV (Hollywood Squares, That's Incredible), stage (Wicked, Oklahoma!), and music (12 albums) will begin performances in Finding Neverland on Tuesday, June 27th at the Hippodrome Theatre in Baltimore, MD. (more...)

Radical Barnyard Animals Take to the Stage in Final Show of Asheville Creative Arts' 5th Milestone SeasonRadical Barnyard Animals Take to the Stage in Final Show of Asheville Creative Arts' 5th Milestone Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Asheville Creative Arts (ACA), Asheville's professional children's theatre announces the culminating production of its 5th Milestone Season, CLICK, CLACK, MOO: COWS THAT TYPE. (more...)

BWW Tonys Special: Ultimate Guide to This Season's Cast RecordingsBWW Tonys Special: Ultimate Guide to This Season's Cast Recordings
by David Clarke - Jun 10, 2017

Happy Tonys season BroadwayWorld! Is your CD collection and iPod Tonys ready? The big show-the 71th annual Tony Awards-is just over 24 hours away! Naturally, New York City and theatre fans across the world are excitedly buzzing about this year's ceremonies, which will be broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 8/7c on CBS. As always, this Broadway season has some exciting contenders in the musical categories, and to get you ready for the big night, I'm recapping the albums you should be listening to (or at least pre-ordering). (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

The full cast are now announced for David Pugh & Dafydd Rogers and Take That's UK Tour of Tim Firth's new musical, THE BAND, with the music of Take That.  The tour will begin at Manchester Opera House on 8 September, with a national press night on Tuesday 26 September 2017.  The advance box office for the tour has now topped a record-breaking £10million. (more...)

Chita Rivera to Receive Victory Dance Project's Woman of Valour AwardChita Rivera to Receive Victory Dance Project's Woman of Valour Award
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Tony nominee Karine Plantadit will present Victory Dance Project's 'Woman of Valour Award' to Broadway legend Chita Rivera, on Thursday, June 15 at 7:30pm at the opening celebration of the company's third season, at Manhattan Movement & Arts Center (MMAC), 248 W. 60th Street. (more...)

Best of Fringe 2016 Creator Returns to Toronto Fringe with PINEAPPLE CLUBBest of Fringe 2016 Creator Returns to Toronto Fringe with PINEAPPLE CLUB
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Robin Henderson, creator of the Best of Fringe hit Dance Animal, will be returning to the Toronto Fringe Festival with Pineapple Club, from July 7th-16th, 2017 at the Factory Theatre Mainspace. (more...)

Best of Fringe 2016 Creator Returns to Toronto Fringe with PINEAPPLE CLUBBest of Fringe 2016 Creator Returns to Toronto Fringe with PINEAPPLE CLUB
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Robin Henderson, creator of the Best of Fringe hit Dance Animal, is thrilled to be returning to the Toronto Fringe Festival with Pineapple Club, from July 7th-16th, 2017 at the Factory Theatre Mainspace. (more...)

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