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Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 5/29; LES MIS at Dutch Apple, The Blumey Awards & More!Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 5/29; LES MIS at Dutch Apple, The Blumey Awards & More!
by BWW Special Coverage - May 29, 2015

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Central Pennsylvania, Louisville, Charlotte, and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include LES MIS at Dutch Apple, SOCIAL SECURITY in Louisville, and a special feature on the Blumey Awards, just to name a few. (more...)

David Almeida Set for Spotlight Cabaret Series at The Winter Park Playhouse, 6/25David Almeida Set for Spotlight Cabaret Series at The Winter Park Playhouse, 6/25
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

Mr. Almeida will perform his cabaret about the 'silly side of life' with Playhouse Music Director Christopher Leavy accompanying on the piano.  This upbeat and funny cabaret will have you laughing and singing along to popular songs made famous by Broadway divas, television shows and comedies like the popular British comedy Monty Python's Flying Circus. (more...)

Squabbalogic to Stage Australian Premiere of TRIASSIC PARQ, June 17-July 4Squabbalogic to Stage Australian Premiere of TRIASSIC PARQ, June 17-July 4
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

Based on one of the biggest blockbuster films of all time (you know the one we mean), Squabbalogic Independent Musical Theatre is proud to present the Australian premiere of TRIASSIC PARQ as part of the Seymour Centre's Reginald Season, from 17th June to 4th July, 2015. (more...)

Christian Borle, Jefferson Mays & More Will Take Part in BROADWAY BRUNCH on 5/31Christian Borle, Jefferson Mays & More Will Take Part in BROADWAY BRUNCH on 5/31
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

Spend Sunday brunch at the Vulture Festival this weekend!  Broadway favorites will join Susan Blackwell for a morning of songs, debauchery and adult beverages, including Jefferson Mays (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder), Sarah Stiles (Hand to God), Brad Oscar (Something Rotten), Christian Borle (Something Rotten), Scarlett Strallen (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder), and Geneva Carr (Hand to God). (more...)

The Evergreen Players to Present FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: GREATEST HITS, 7/10-8/2The Evergreen Players to Present FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: GREATEST HITS, 7/10-8/2
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

The Evergreen Players presents 'Forbidden Broadway: Greatest Hits' July 10 through August 2 at Center Stage, 27608 Fireweed Drive, Evergreen, CO, 80439. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are $20 Adults; $20 Students/Seniors (60+)/Students; $15 Youth; $60 Family 4-pack and available online at 5www.evergreenplayers.org or by calling 303-674-4934 or. Group discounts available. (more...)

Laura Osnes & Harriet Harris Join '#TBTLIVE' Concert at 54 BelowLaura Osnes & Harriet Harris Join '#TBTLIVE' Concert at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

On Thursday, May 28th a cast of Broadway favorites will bring the popular instagram/twitter trend of #tbt to the stage of 54 Below with #tbtLIVE Throwback Thursday: The Concert at 9:30pm & 11:30pm. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Laugh Along with FORBIDDEN BROADWAY'S GREATEST HITS at Act II PlayhouseBWW Reviews: Laugh Along with FORBIDDEN BROADWAY'S GREATEST HITS at Act II Playhouse
by Kelli Curtin - May 26, 2015

If you enjoy Broadway musicals and hilarious satire, you will get a healthy dose of both of these in FORBIDDEN BROADWAY'S GREATEST HITS at Act II Playhouse. This show is the "best of the best." Not only is it a spoof of Broadway shows, but it also has a phenomenal cast, and it is set in the intimate setting of Act II Playhouse, which works as the perfect setting for this cabaret style show. This production of FORBIDDEN BROADWAY'S GREATEST HITS at Act II Playhouse tackles the best and brightest of Broadway with vigor and enthusiasm. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for May 25-31, Featuring Laura Osnes, Nick Spangler, and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for May 25-31, Featuring Laura Osnes, Nick Spangler, and More!
by Louisa Brady - May 24, 2015

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Nick Spangler Sings Rodgers and Hammerstein; The Shapiro Sisters: Life Would Be Better If It Were A Musical; An Evening with Laura Osnes; #tbtLIVE Throwback Thursday: The Concert; and Broadway Does Country. (more...)

Laura Osnes, The Shapiro Sisters & More Set for 54 Below Next WeekLaura Osnes, The Shapiro Sisters & More Set for 54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2015

Next week at 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Michael Colby's THE ALGONQUIN KID Book Event Set for the Historic National Arts Club, 6/18Michael Colby's THE ALGONQUIN KID Book Event Set for the Historic National Arts Club, 6/18
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

Journey with us through the illustrious history of New York's Algonquin Hotel, as told by a man who grew up there. Michael Colby's grandparents, Ben and Mary Bodne, owned the hotel from 1946 to 1987. (more...)

Amas Musical Theatre & Song Salon to Offer Special Benefit Presentation of GOTTA GETTA GIRL, 6/22Amas Musical Theatre & Song Salon to Offer Special Benefit Presentation of GOTTA GETTA GIRL, 6/22
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

 Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) and The Amas Song Salon will offer a special benefit presentation of Gotta Getta Girl, a 1930's musical romp with book and lyrics by Peter Charles Morris and music by David Caldwell. Directed by Phillip George (Forbidden Broadway) with musical direction by Mr. Caldwell and a cast of three - Michael LaMasa, Brieghanna Minnema and Sam Underwood ("Dexter, "Homeland," "The Following"), the presentation will be held on Monday, June 22 in a beautiful terraced apartment in Harlem. The evening will begin at 6pm with cocktails and light dinner, followed by the performance and post-performance discussion at 7:30pm. Tickets are $90 (tax deductible as allowed law) and may be purchased online at www.amasmusical.org or by calling212-563-2565. This is a one time event and the seating is limited. (more...)

Taylor Louderman, Lara Teeter, Charlotte Maltby & More Join The Muny's HAIRSPRAY; Full Cast Announced!Taylor Louderman, Lara Teeter, Charlotte Maltby & More Join The Muny's HAIRSPRAY; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

The Muny announced today the cast for its production ofHairspray. Winner of the 2003 Tony® Award for Best Musical, it features music by Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman with a book by Mark O'Donnell & Thomas Meehan. The Muny's production of Hairspray is directed and choreographed by Dan Knechtges and music directed by Charlie Alterman. (more...)

In the Spotlight Series: Meet the 2015 Tony Nominees- Brad OscarIn the Spotlight Series: Meet the 2015 Tony Nominees- Brad Oscar
by Walter McBride - May 18, 2015

Earlier this month, the 2015 Tony nominees gathered to meet the press and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big day. Throughout the month, we will continue our Tonys coverage by bringing you exclusive photos by acclaimed photographer Walter McBride! Below, meet Brad Oscar, Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical nominee for Something Rotten! (more...)

THE COLOR PURPLE's Cynthia Erivo to Lead Jason Robert Brown's SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD at St. James TheatreTHE COLOR PURPLE's Cynthia Erivo to Lead Jason Robert Brown's SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD at St. James Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015

Celebrating 20 years since its first performance off-Broadway, an all-new London production of triple-Tony Award winner Jason Robert Brown's first musical, Songs for a New World is at the St. James Theatre for a strictly limited run of three weeks, directed by Adam Lenson. This special 20th Anniversary production of Songs for a New World will feature an award-winning cast, including Cynthia Erivo, Jenna Russell, Damian Humbley and Dean-John Wilson, alongside a five piece band. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Backstage with Richard Ridge- SAG Foundation Conversations Series with the Tony-Nominated Cast of SOMETHING ROTTEN!BWW TV Exclusive: Backstage with Richard Ridge- SAG Foundation Conversations Series with the Tony-Nominated Cast of SOMETHING ROTTEN!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - May 13, 2015

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. The most recent conversation featured the Tony-nominated cast of Something Rotten!  (Christian Borle, Brian d'Arcy James, and Brad Oscar) moderated by BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge. Watch below to find out how things are going at the St. James Theatre, how they feel about bringing a totally new musical to New York, and so much more. Check out the full interview below! (more...)

FISH IN THE DARK's Jason Alexander to Star in New Adult Swim ComedyFISH IN THE DARK's Jason Alexander to Star in New Adult Swim Comedy
by TV News Desk - May 13, 2015

Jason Alexander is set to star in a new comedy pilot for Adult Swim, created by Adam Lustick. (more...)

CHAPATTI, H.M.S. PINAFORE, THE BICYCLE MEN and More Set for 2015 Three Oaks Theater FestivalCHAPATTI, H.M.S. PINAFORE, THE BICYCLE MEN and More Set for 2015 Three Oaks Theater Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

Co-founders John Stoops and Tim Evans proudly announce the third season of the Three Oaks Theater Festival, an annual summer event that brings limited-engagement runs of highly- acclaimed, professional productions to audiences in Harbor Country, Michigan. This season will be performed at the Acorn Theater with a staged reading to take place at the Vickers Theatre. (more...)

David Engel, Jason Graae and More Set for Rubicon's RODGERS & HART & HAMMERSTEIN This WeekendDavid Engel, Jason Graae and More Set for Rubicon's RODGERS & HART & HAMMERSTEIN This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2015

The Janet and Mark L. Goldenson Broadway Musical Concert Series at Rubicon Theatre Company continues with three concerts celebrating the genius of two of the most prolific and most important writing teams in musical theatre history in a show entitled RODGERS & HART & HAMMERSTEIN. (more...)

Rashidra Scott to Star in Ogunquit Playhouse's 2015-16 Season Opener SISTER ACTRashidra Scott to Star in Ogunquit Playhouse's 2015-16 Season Opener SISTER ACT
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

Rejoice! The Ogunquit Playhouse kicks off its 83rd season with the glorious Broadway musical comedy Sister Act, on stage May 20 to June 20. (more...)

Christina Bianco Bringing New Solo Show to London's HippodromeChristina Bianco Bringing New Solo Show to London's Hippodrome
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

Acclaimed singer, actor and impressionist Christina Bianco returns to the UK with seven performances of her new solo show Party of One at the Hippodrome in London, before taking it to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in August.  (more...)

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