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Mirvish's 2014-15 Season to Feature Angela Lansbury in BLITHE SPIRIT, KINKY BOOTS, BUYER & CELLAR & More
by Alan Henry - Sep 16, 2014

David Mirvish has finalized all the details and shows for his 2014-15 line-up of shows. There will be seven shows in the Mainstage Subscription Series, three in the Off-Mirvish Subscription Series and nine bonus shows not on subscription. That brings the total to a record 19 shows for the 2014-15 season. (more...)

Little Kids Rock to Honor Joan Jett at Annual Star-Studded Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

To ensure the continuation and revitalization of music education in economically challenged public schools across the country, non-profit organization Little Kids Rock will host its sixth annual Little Kids Rock Benefit, honoring Joan Jett and her music. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Evan Harrington of ONCE: THE MUSICAL
by Cara Richardson - Sep 15, 2014

A taste of Ireland comes to Nashville with the tour of the eight time Tony Award Winning musical Once. The story of a romance between a couple, surrounded by the music they both love, Once: The Musical is unique in many ways. Evan Harrington heads to Nashville with the touring cast this week. He's graciously agreed to answer a few questions for our Nashville BroadwayWorld.com readers. (more...)

Tickets On Sale Sept. 19 for Broadway Sacramento's DIRTY DANCING, JOSEPH..., and RAIN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2014

Single-show tickets go on sale Sept. 19 for three hit musicals in the 2014-15 Broadway Sacramento season: Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage, the high-energy musical based on the beloved 1987 movie; a new production of the ever-popular Andrew Lloyd Webber & Tim Rice hit Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, featuring two stars from American Idol and Broadway fame; and the return of the audience favorite RAIN: A Tribute to The Beatles, in a newly expanded version of the show (more...)

Tickets to ONCE National Tour at Aronoff Center Now On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

ONCE, winner of eight Tony Awards including Best Musical and winner of the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, will play the Aronoff Center for a limited engagement from November 11-23, 2014. Tickets for ONCE are now on sale and can be purchased at the Aronoff Center Box Office downtown at 650 Walnut Street, online at CincinnatiArts.org or by phone at 513.621.ARTS. ONCE, which was also named Best Musical by the New York Drama Critics' Circle, Drama Desk, Drama League, Outer Critics Circle and Lucille Lortel Awards, is currently running on Broadway at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre where it started performances on February 28, 2012 and opened March 18, 2012. (more...)

Winternitz Continues Opposite Ronan Keating In ONCE, From November!
by Carrie Dunn - Aug 29, 2014

Today (29 August 2014), the producers of Once announce that Jill Winternitz will be continuing in the role of Girl opposite the previously announced Ronan Keating as Guy. Keating will be joining the Olivier award-winning musical on 17 November 2014, with press night on Tuesday 25 November 2014. Once is currently booking at the Phoenix Theatre to 4 July 2015. (more...)

Photo Flash: ONCE National Tour Stars Ryan Link and Dani De Wall Go on a True SoCal Adventure
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

ONCE, winner of eight Tony Awards including Best Musical and winner of the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, plays at Segerstrom Center for the Arts for a limited engagement, now through August 31. ONCE national tour stars Dani De Wall (Girl) and Ryan Link (Emcee, u/s Guy) wanted to experience a true SoCal lunch at In-N-Out Burger today, August 28, in Costa Mesa. Check out photos below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Tony-Winning ONCE Makes Stirring OC Debut
by Michael L. Quintos - Aug 28, 2014

Subtle and, at times, molasses-slow in execution---yet ultimately powerful in impact---ONCE is a beautifully-staged, soul-searing musical that interchanges romantic entanglement for creative fulfillment---and how the line that separates these emotions are often blurred. The eight-time Tony award-winning musical---featuring a book by Enda Walsh and music and lyrics by Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova---continues performances in Costa Mesa through August 31. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: August 9-15
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 15, 2014

Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week or you're just in the mood for a recap, BroadwayWorld's 'this week in pictures' is here to satisfy your end-of-the-week fix! Take a look below to catch up on the latest happenings from the Great White Way to The West End (and everywhere in between) with coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights and more. Highlights this week include a special celebration of 1,000 performances of ONCE, commemorations of both Robin Williams and Lauren Bacall, Tony Yazbeck at 54 Below, and more! (more...)

Photo Coverage: ONCE Celebrates 1,000 Performances with Creator Glen Hansard!
by Walter McBride - Aug 14, 2014

The Tony and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical Once, just celebrated its 1000th performance on Broadway last night, August 13. Following the 8:00pm performance, Once composer Glen Hansard, who flew in from Los Angeles after performing songs from his new album at the Hollywood Bowl, joined the cast on stage at the curtain call and BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the special event below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Glen Hansard Joins ONCE Cast in LA for Surprise Performance
by Stage Tube - Aug 09, 2014

Last night, August 8, star and composer of the 2006 indie film and Tony-winning Broadway musical ONCE Glen Hansard joined the national touring cast at the Pantages in Los Angeles for a special performance after the curtain call. Check it out below! (more...)

Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits - ONCE!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 08, 2014

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With several weeks until the craziness begins, there is still plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's already occupied theaters . BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's ONCE below! (more...)

Up on the Marquee: ONCE Gets a Makeover
by Walter McBride - Aug 07, 2014

The Tony and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical Once, based on the 2007 Academy Award-winning film, is currently playing on Broadway at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45th Street). The production opened to rave reviews on Sunday, March 18, 2012. ONCE won eight Tony Awards including Best Musical. The production was also named Best Musical by the New York Drama Critics Circle, Drama Desk, Drama League, Outer Critics Circle and Lucille Lortel Awards.Check out photos of the new marquee below! (more...)

ONCE National Tour to Run 9/9-14 at Hippodrome Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 07, 2014

ONCE, winner of eight Tony Awards including Best Musical and winner of the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, will play the Hippodrome Theatre for a limited engagement from September 9- September 14. Tickets for ONCE are available now at the Hippodrome Theatre Box Office, Charge-by-Phone 800-982-ARTS and online at www.broadwayacrossamerica.com. Groups of 10 contact 443-703-2401. (more...)

Sam Amidon's New Album 'Lily-O' to Be Released 9/30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 07, 2014

Lily-O, a new album of reimagined folk songs by Vermont-born singer/fiddler/banjoist/guitarist Sam Amidon will be released Sept. 30 by Nonesuch Records. (more...)

Tickets to ONCE at Orpheum Theatre On Sale 8/22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 07, 2014

ONCE, winner of eight Tony Awards including Best Musical and winner of the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, will play the Orpheum Theatre for a limited engagement from October 28th through November 2nd, 2014. Tickets for ONCE will go on sale Friday, August 22nd at 10:00 AM and will be available for purchase online at the official Orpheum Theatre website, www.orpheum-memphis.com, The Orpheum Box Office (901.525.3000), the ticket counter at The Booksellers at Laurelwood, and all Ticketmaster centers (901.743.ARTS). (more...)

ONCE to Play 1,000th Performance on Broadway Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 07, 2014

The Tony and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical ONCE, will celebrate its 1000th performance on Broadway on Wednesday, August 13. Following the 8:00pm performance, ONCE composer Glen Hansard, who flies in from Los Angeles after performing songs from his new album at the Hollywood Bowl, will join the cast on stage at the curtain call. (more...)

BWW Reviews: ONCE's Absorbing Love Story Rocks the Pantages
by Don Grigware - Jul 20, 2014

Once/book by Enda Walsh/music & lyrics by Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova/directed by John Tiffany/Pantages Theatre/through August 10 (more...)

L.A. Premiere of ONCE at Hollywood Pantages Begins Tuesday, 7/15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2014

ONCE, winner of eight Tony Awards including Best Musical and winner of the 2013 GRAMMY Award for Best Musical Theater Album, is celebrating its Hollywood Pantages Premiere with a limited four-week engagement; July 15 through August 10, 2014. Opening Night is Thursday, July 17th at 8pm. (more...)

'ONCE' to Return to Toronto in February 2015 with an All Canadian Cast
by BWW News Desk - Jul 07, 2014

Toronto fell in love with ONCE in December 2014, when the first touring company of the Tony Award-winning musical played here for a limited run; a critical and popular hit, it sold out every single seat during its six-week run. The Toronto Star called ONCE 'a perfect illustration of the magic that musical theatre at its best is capable of.' The Globe and Mail awarded it four stars, its highest rating. (more...)

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