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Andrew Samonksy, Jason Graae, Beverly Ward and More to Star in MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Concert at RubiconAndrew Samonksy, Jason Graae, Beverly Ward and More to Star in MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Concert at Rubicon
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

The 2015-16 Janet and Mark L. Goldenson Broadway Musical Concert Series at Rubicon Theatre Company concludes with a concert presentation of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Caricature Art of Broadway Icons Featured in New FACES by FALLIN ExhibitPhoto Coverage: Caricature Art of Broadway Icons Featured in New FACES by FALLIN Exhibit
by Walter McBride - Sep 23, 2016

FACES by FALLIN opened last evening at The Ateleir, 635 West 42nd Street, and will run through 2016. The exhibit features original pen & ink drawings, as well as prints of famous faces from the World of Entertainment. Check out photos of some of the original works from the exhibit below! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 17, 2016BWW's On This Day - September 17, 2016
by - Sep 17, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 17 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - Leona Lewis in CATSBWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - Leona Lewis in CATS
by Ken Fallin - Sep 16, 2016

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with renowned caricature artist Ken Fallin, a life-long theater enthusiast, who has drawn many Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. Below, check out his latest illustration, featuring Leona Lewis, currently starring as 'Grizabella' in Broadway's Cats! (more...)

Gary Barlow and Tim Firth's THE GIRLS Comes to the West EndGary Barlow and Tim Firth's THE GIRLS Comes to the West End
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Gary Barlow and Tim Firth's new British musical, THE GIRLS, based on the true story, the film and the award-winning play by Tim Firth, Calendar Girls, will open in London's West End at the Phoenix Theatre, with performances from 28 January 2017.  Tickets are on sale from 12.00noon today, Friday 16 September 2016.  The West End premiere follows sold-out runs at the Grand Theatre Leeds and the Lowry Salford late 2015/early 2016.  In the West End, the producers have made a commitment to there being no 'premium-rated' seats, no booking fees and reduced price previews.  (more...)

Sheffield Theatres Announce Full Casting for Irving Berlin's ANNIE GET YOUR GUNSheffield Theatres Announce Full Casting for Irving Berlin's ANNIE GET YOUR GUN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Sheffield Theatres today announces the cast for its major new revival of Irving Berlin's Annie Get Your Gun. Paul Foster directs Anna-Jane Casey as Annie Oakley and Ben Lewis as Frank Butler, with Nicolas Colicos (Buffalo Bill), Mike Denman (Pawnee Bill), Lauren Hall (Winnie Tate), Matthew Malthouse (Foster Wilson), Timothy Quinlan (Charlie Davenport), Cleve September (Tommy Keeler), Maggie Service (Dolly Tate), Karl Seth (Chief Sitting Bull), and completing the ensemble, Josh Andrews, Ronan Burns, Emma Caffrey, Matthew Croke, Omari Douglas, Rosie Fletcher, Melissa James, Jasmine Kerr, Natasha Mould, Jak Skelly, Leah West and Emma Woods (ensemble and Dance Captain). The production opens on 14 December, with previews from 8 December, and runs until 14 January.   (more...)

SPAMILTON Extends Again, Will Continue Friendly Roast Off-Broadway Through DecemberSPAMILTON Extends Again, Will Continue Friendly Roast Off-Broadway Through December
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Author Gerard Alessandrini and producers John Freedson, Christine Pedi, and David Zippel have announced that Spamilton, the critically acclaimed parody of Broadway smash Hamilton, by Forbidden Broadway creator Alessandrini has been extended again by popular demand. (more...)

Cast Will Sing, Dance AND Play the Music for Bay Area Children's Theatre Production of Seussical!Cast Will Sing, Dance AND Play the Music for Bay Area Children's Theatre Production of Seussical!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

The Cat in the Hat accompanying himself on the piano? Yes, and the accordion, harmonica, melodica and ukulele as well. That's what families will see when the Bay Area Children's Theatre (BACT) presents Seussical, TYA, a streamlined, kid-friendly version of the exuberant Broadway musical that brings to life everyone's favorite Dr. Seuss characters, including Horton the Elephant, Gertrude Mc Fuzz, Mayzie LaBird and other inhabitants of the captivating worlds imagined by the late, great American writer and illustrator Theodor Seuss Geisel.  (more...)

Cast Announced for SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE CASE OF THE JERSEY LILY at Centenary StageCast Announced for SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE CASE OF THE JERSEY LILY at Centenary Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Veteran actors return to Centenary Stage Company (CSC) next month for the October production of Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Jersey Lily, October 7 through 23 in the Lackland Performing Arts Center in Hackettstown.  The production will be directed by Carl Wallnau, award-winning CSC Artistic Director.  (more...)

Full Cast Set for Scott Evan Davis's SUNDAY SHOW TUNES Concert at The PheasantryFull Cast Set for Scott Evan Davis's SUNDAY SHOW TUNES Concert at The Pheasantry
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

?The final cast has been announced for Scott Evan Davis's concert on Sunday, September 18th at The Pheasantry.  (more...)

World Premiere of ON THE RAILS Begins Tonight Off-BroadwayWorld Premiere of ON THE RAILS Begins Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Algonquin Theater Productions and Jason Hewitt welcome Lindsay Nicole Chambers (Lysistrata Jones, Legally Blonde, Hairspray), Mel Johnson Jr. (Jekyll & Hyde, Hot Feet, The Lion King, Big Deal, The Rink, Eubie!, On the Twentieth Century), and James Ludwig (Spamalot, Little Shop of Horrors) for the world premiere of ON THE RAILS, a new musical with book by Tony Sportiello (Second Chance, National Pastime), music and lyrics by Al Tapper (Sessions, An Evening at the Carlyle), arrangements and musical direction by David Wolfson, and directed by Misti B. Wills (In Search of Euphoria). (more...)

Cast Complete for JAG Productions & ArtisTree's CHOIR BOYCast Complete for JAG Productions & ArtisTree's CHOIR BOY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

The complete cast is set for the upcoming Vermont Premiere of Tarell Alvin McCraney's CHOIR BOY, a gospel-infused play that will run at Briggs Opera House in White River Junction, VT. The show, directed by Jarvis Antonio Green, begins previews on November 3 and opens on November 5. (more...)

Photo Coverage: SPAMILTON Raises a Glass to Opening Night!Photo Coverage: SPAMILTON Raises a Glass to Opening Night!
by Jennifer Broski - Sep 9, 2016

The musical, which promises an evening that celebrates, roasts and eviscerates the Broadway blockbuster, just celebrated an official opening night yesterday, September 8, 2016 at the Triad (158 West 72nd Street). BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the big night below! (more...)

BWW Review: Gerard Alessandrini's SPAMILTON Is The Master Parodist's MasterpieceBWW Review: Gerard Alessandrini's SPAMILTON Is The Master Parodist's Masterpiece
by Michael Dale - Sep 9, 2016

'I am not gonna let Broadway rot,' raps a rising musical theatre artist who describes himself as being 'just like a savior / With Mobb Deep misbehavior,' in Gerard Alessandrini's positively brilliant spoof of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony and Pulitzer winner, repackaged as SPAMILTON. (more...)

Review Roundup: The Critics Weigh In On Hamilton Parody SPAMILTONReview Roundup: The Critics Weigh In On Hamilton Parody SPAMILTON
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

Spamilton, a sneak peek into Forbidden Broadway creator, Gerard Alessandrini's ongoing obsession with Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hamilton, much like its source material, has taken off-Broadway by storm. The musical, which promises an evening that celebrates, roasts and eviscerates the Broadway blockbuster, celebrates its official opening night tonight. (more...)

GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER to Welcome Original Broadway Stars on TourGENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER to Welcome Original Broadway Stars on Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder announced today that three members from the original Broadway Production - Kristen Hahn, Jennifer Smith, and Catherine Walker - will join the cast of the First National Tour. (more...)

Photo Flash: SPAMILTON Has Arrived! First Look at the Parody on StagePhoto Flash: SPAMILTON Has Arrived! First Look at the Parody on Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

Author Gerard Alessandrini and producers John Freedson, Christine Pedi, and David Zippel recently announced that Spamilton, a sneak peek into Forbidden Broadwaycreator Alessandrini's ongoing obsession with Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hamilton, has extended through October 30, due to popular demand. The musical, which promises an evening that celebrates, roasts and eviscerates the Broadway blockbuster, will celebrate an official opening night tonight, September 8, 2016 at the Triad (158 West 72nd Street). (more...)

Larry Owens Comes to the Laurie Beechman Theatre with LARRY OWENS SINGS THE BERNADETTE PETERS SONGBOOKLarry Owens Comes to the Laurie Beechman Theatre with LARRY OWENS SINGS THE BERNADETTE PETERS SONGBOOK
by Liz Cearns - Sep 8, 2016

Why would a Baltimore-bred black man bond with buxom Broadway beauty Bernadette Peters? Find out as Larry Owens (Gigantic, A Strange Loop) explores music from the diva's extensive career on stage, screen, and record. Larry will be accompanied by the Andrei Strizek Trio (Andrei Strizek - piano, Jason Lang - drums, Tony Lannen - bass) and backed by The Bernadettes (Erika Conaway, Lily LaGravenese, and Tam Young). The evening features musical direction by Andrei Strizek and is produced by David Levy. (more...)

SPAMILTON Parody Show Gets Its Shot, Opens Tonight at the TriadSPAMILTON Parody Show Gets Its Shot, Opens Tonight at the Triad
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

Spamilton, a sneak peek into Forbidden Broadway creator Alessandrini's ongoing obsession with Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hamilton, has extended through October 30, due to popular demand. The musical, which promises an evening that celebrates, roasts and eviscerates the Broadway blockbuster, will celebrate an official opening night tonight, September 8, 2016 at the Triad (158 West 72nd Street). (more...)

JEST END is Back in LondonJEST END is Back in London
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

Jest End is back! The hit comedy musical show exploring and 'exposing' the hits, flops and gossip of Theatreland, returns! (more...)

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