The 2010 Tony winning Best Musical MEMPHIS announced today that Nancy Opel has joined the cast of MEMPHIS as 'Mama.' Opel will begin performances on Tuesday, March 15th. Along with Opel, current cast member John Jellison will take over the role of 'Mr. Simmons,' also beginning performances on Tuesday, March 15th. Cass Morgan and Michael McGrath will play their final performances on Sunday, March 13th. (more...)
Usually when we think of taking our kids to a Broadway show, we think of the shows that seem child-like....Lion King, Mary Poppins....basically anything Disney. The Tony Award-winning musical Memphis, a show about segregation and prejudice in the deep south during the 1950's and the birth of rock n' roll, might not be the first show that comes to mind. But those of us with older kids (I'm talking over age ten) might want to take a clue from the hundreds of school teachers who have already taken their students to see this blockbuster musical that not only entertains, it educates.
AUBREY DAN, President, Dancap Productions Inc., today announced Dancap's 2011 Subscription Series featuring the Canadian premiere of five new musicals direct from Broadway, and the return of The Lincoln Center Theater production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's SOUTH PACIFIC. (more...)
Gexa Energy Broadway at the Hobby Center turns the spotlight on the newest hits from Broadway in its 2011-2012 season, announced today. Houston theater audiences will be captivated with new Broadway shows this season! (more...)
World-renowned watchmaker Audemars Piguet partnered with Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA) and the Tony Awards today, to host more than 1,000 underserved New York City Public School Students at their very first Broadway show. Through 'Inspire Change,' an initiative launched by the producers of Memphis, students from 11 public schools throughout the 5 boroughs of Manhattan enjoyed this special performance of Memphis in addition to in-school workshops and a 'talk-back' with the cast and producers of the show and representatives from the Tony Awards. (more...)
The cast of Broadway's Tony Award winning Best Musical MEMPHIS performed 'Steal Your Rock ‘n' Roll' live on ABC's 'Good Morning America' on Friday, January 28th. Critically acclaimed MEMPHIS won four 2010 Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Original Score (David Bryan and Joe DiPietro), Best Book (Joe DiPietro), and Best Orchestrations (David Bryan and Daryl Waters). (more...)
The cast of Broadway's Tony Award winning Best Musical MEMPHIS performed 'Steal Your Rock ‘n' Roll' live on ABC's 'Good Morning America' This morning, January 28th in the 8am hour. Click below for the performance. (more...)
Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to announce MEMPHIS, the show that's currently blowing the roof off Broadway, will be wowing Chicago audiences from November 22-December 4, 2011 at the Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W. Randolph St.). (more...)
The 2010 Tony Award® winning Best Musical MEMPHIS will be captured live-in-performance by Broadway Worldwide for high definition exhibition in digital cinemas nationwide this spring. For the first time ever, audiences around the country will be able to experience Broadway's current Tony Award® winning Best Musical in their own home town movie theatre during its Tony Award®-winning year. The Broadway production of MEMPHIS will be captured live during regularly scheduled performances January 18-21st at the Shubert Theatre, utilizing multiple high definition cameras and 96 tracks of sound recording.
Stay warm at the Shubert Theatre with a special snow day offer to Tony® winning Best Musical MEMPHIS. Bring this code - ME4FANS- to the Shubert Theatre Box Office (225 W. 44th St) or visit www.Broadwayoffers.com and save 40% on orchestra and mezzanine tickets for the Wednesday, January 12th 2pm and 8pm performances. (more...)
No one in the news is safe! The 2010 Drama Desk nominated revue, NEWSical the Musical, is back lampooning current events, headlines, newsmakers, celebrities, and politicians. With songs and material being updated on a regular basis, composer-lyricist Rick Crom's topical musical comedy is an ever-evolving mockery of all the news that is fit to spoof! BroadwayWorld was on hand for the opening and brings you photo coverage below. (more...)
For its spring 2011 season, Harlem Stage-one of the country's leading producers and presenters of performances by artists of color-amps up its tradition of honoring Harlem's cultural history with a roster of contemporary artists in dance, music and film, who take inspiration from the past. (more...)
Broadway/San Diego ~ A Nederlander Presentation is delighted to announce our 35th Anniversary Season of great theatre in 2011 - 2012 with a variety of choices for all audiences, all at San Diego Civic Theatre! We offer the hottest ticket in town to eight of Broadway's best, from classic musicals to rock icons to beloved family fare - as well as the latest triumph by one of the dance world's contemporary visionaries! (more...)