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Toronto's MATILDA Now on Sale Into OctoberToronto's MATILDA Now on Sale Into October
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Due to popular demand, David Mirvish has announced that the Canadian premiere production of The Royal Shakespeare Company and The Dodgers production of MATILDA THE MUSICAL has extended its run through October 16, 2016.  (more...)

Hannah Levinson, Jaime MacLean, and Jenna Weir Will Lead MATILDA in Toronto!Hannah Levinson, Jaime MacLean, and Jenna Weir Will Lead MATILDA in Toronto!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Hannah Levinson, Jaime MacLean, and Jenna Weir will share the title role of Matilda. The rest of the cast will include: Paula Brancati (Miss Honey), Dan Chameroy (Miss Trunchbull), Keisha T. Fraser (Mrs. Phelps), Brandon McGibbon (Mr. Wormwood), and Darcy Stewart (Mrs. Wormwood).  (more...)

MATILDA THE MUSICAL Heads to Playhouse Square This MayMATILDA THE MUSICAL Heads to Playhouse Square This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

TIME Magazine's #1 Show of the Year, MATILDA THE MUSICAL, is coming to Cleveland as part of the KeyBank Broadway Series. (more...)

Breaking News: MATILDA Will Take Final Broadway Bow in 2017Breaking News: MATILDA Will Take Final Broadway Bow in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

The Tony Award® winning MATILDA THE MUSICAL will close on January 1, 2017, it was announced today. By then, it will have played 37 previews, 1,555 regular performances, and one Actors Fund performance. The production opened on April 11, 2013 (previews began March 4) at the Shubert Theatre (225 West 44th Street). MATILDA THE MUSICAL has paid back its $16 million investment on Broadway, making the show a rare hit simultaneously on Broadway and in London's West End. (more...)

VIDEO: AN ACT OF GOD's Author David Javerbaum Talks About The Play's Inspiration And A Future Casting PossibilityVIDEO: AN ACT OF GOD's Author David Javerbaum Talks About The Play's Inspiration And A Future Casting Possibility
by Michael Dale - Apr 1, 2016

The Twitter-grown comedy that opened this season with Jim Parsons returns in May with Sean Hayes. (more...)

Tickets Go on Sale for AN ACT OF GOD's Broadway Return with Sean HayesTickets Go on Sale for AN ACT OF GOD's Broadway Return with Sean Hayes
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier this week, Tony® nominee and Emmy® winner Sean Hayes will play God in a limited 14-week engagement of the hit Broadway comedy An Act of God at Broadway's Booth Theatre (222 West 45th Street) beginning May 28, 2016. David Javerbaum's comedy returns to New York after launching the 2015-2016 Broadway season in a sold-out, critically acclaimed run and a second Godly successful run starring Sean Hayes in Los Angeles. An Act of God goes on sale to the general public beginning today, April 1, 2016 through www.telecharge.com or 212-239-6200. Beginning Monday, May 2, tickets can also be purchased at the Booth Theatre box office (222 West 45th Street). (more...)

There's a New God in Town! AN ACT OF GOD Will Return to Broadway This Summer with Sean HayesThere's a New God in Town! AN ACT OF GOD Will Return to Broadway This Summer with Sean Hayes
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

Producer Jeffrey Finn announced today that Tony® nominee and Emmy® winner Sean Hayes will play God in a limited 14-week engagement of the hit Broadway comedy An Act of God at Broadway's Booth Theatre (222 West 45th Street) beginning May 28, 2016. David Javerbaum's comedy returns to New York after launching the 2015-2016 Broadway season in a sold-out, critically acclaimed run and a second Godly successful run starring Sean Hayes in Los Angeles. (more...)

Tickets Now Available for UK Premiere of DREAMGIRLS, Nov. 19Tickets Now Available for UK Premiere of DREAMGIRLS, Nov. 19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

Sonia Friedman Productions announces today that tickets for the long awaited UK premiere of Tony Award-winning musical Dreamgirls go on sale this week. The brand new production begins preview performances at the Savoy Theatre from 19 November with Opening Night on Wednesday 14 December 2016. (more...)

AN ACT OF GOD Playwright David Javerbaum Set for Post-Show Q&A at SHN Golden GateAN ACT OF GOD Playwright David Javerbaum Set for Post-Show Q&A at SHN Golden Gate
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

AN ACT OF GOD opens tomorrow at the SHN Golden Gate Theatre. All ticket buyers attending the Tuesday, March 29, Wednesday, March 30, and Thursday, March 31 performances are invited to a complimentary 20-minute post-show Q&A with David Javerbaum -- playwright of AN ACT OF GOD and 13-time Emmy Award-winning writer. (more...)

BWW Review: GHOST THE MUSICAL Pairs Cinematography, Live Performance And Magic To Bring The Paranormal Love Story Into The 21st CenturyBWW Review: GHOST THE MUSICAL Pairs Cinematography, Live Performance And Magic To Bring The Paranormal Love Story Into The 21st Century
by Jade Kops - Mar 21, 2016

The 1990 movie of love beyond death is bought to the stage with GHOST THE MUSICAL. (more...)

MATILDA Toronto Tickets On Sale Today!MATILDA Toronto Tickets On Sale Today!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

TIME Magazine's #1 Show of the Year, the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of MATILDA THE MUSICAL, is coming to Canada!  Produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Dodgers, MATILDA THE MUSICAL is presented in Toronto by David Mirvish as part of his 2015-16 Main Subscription Season. Performances begin Tuesday July 5 at the Ed Mirvish Theatre, with the media night scheduled for Thursday, July 7 at 6:45 PM.  Tickets will be available for performances until September 4, 2016. (more...)

AN ACT OF GOD Playwright David Javerbaum to Host 'Godly Conversations' in L.A.AN ACT OF GOD Playwright David Javerbaum to Host 'Godly Conversations' in L.A.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2016

Playwright David Javerbaum is holding 'Godly Conversations,' post-show Q&A sessions with audience members, after select performances of his hit Broadway play AN ACT OF GOD at the Center Theatre Group / Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles. (more...)

Cast Announced for THE WIZARD OF OZ Tour's San Diego EngagementCast Announced for THE WIZARD OF OZ Tour's San Diego Engagement
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2016

Broadway/San Diego is delighted to announce that the North American tour of the new stage adaptation of THE WIZARD OF OZ will play at the San Diego Civic Theatre from March 15-20th and tickets are on sale now! (more...)

THE WIZARD OF OZ National Tour to Play Citi Wang Theatre, 4/12-24THE WIZARD OF OZ National Tour to Play Citi Wang Theatre, 4/12-24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2016

The North American tour of the new stage adaptation of THE WIZARD OF OZ will play a two week engagement at Boston's Citi Performing Arts Center Wang Theatre this spring, running April 12-24, 2016. Presented by the Citi Performing Arts Center and MSG Entertainment, tickets are now on sale at the Citi Center box office, through www.citicenter.org or by calling 800-982-ARTS (2787). Press night is set for Wednesday, April 13 at 7:00 pm. (more...)

MATILDA THE MUSICAL National Tour Coming to Kravis Center, 3/1-6MATILDA THE MUSICAL National Tour Coming to Kravis Center, 3/1-6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2016

MATILDA THE MUSICAL, is coming to West Palm Beach as part of the Kravis On Broadway series. Produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Dodgers, the first national tour of MATILDA THE MUSICAL will be coming to The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts March 1 - 6. (more...)

Photo Flash: AN ACT OF GOD with Sean Hayes Opens in L.A. - Go Inside Opening Night with Jane Lynch, Jesse Tyler Ferguson & More!Photo Flash: AN ACT OF GOD with Sean Hayes Opens in L.A. - Go Inside Opening Night with Jane Lynch, Jesse Tyler Ferguson & More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

The hit Broadway comedy AN ACT OF GOD, starring Emmy Award winner Sean Hayes, officially opened last night, February 10, at Center Theatre Group / Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, for a limited six-week engagement through Sunday, March 13. Joining Hayes are David Josefsberg (as Michael) and James Gleason (as Gabriel). Go inside the star-studded opening night below! (more...)

BWW Review: Irreverent AN ACT OF GOD Brings Deliciously Funny SEAN HAYES to the AhmansonBWW Review: Irreverent AN ACT OF GOD Brings Deliciously Funny SEAN HAYES to the Ahmanson
by Don Grigware - Feb 11, 2016

Years ago, comedian extraordinaire George Burns inhabited God on film; when he spoke, we listened. The world was in love with Burns, so who presently has the charisma, that same unmistakable appeal? Why, Sean Hayes, of course! Everybody loved him as rambunctious but likable Jack McFarland in TV's Will & Grace. He's the man. Even the voice of God admits up front in An Act of God, currently onstage at the Ahmanson Theatre through March 13, that if he is going to come down and meet the people, there are certain things that He lacks, which Hayes possesses. 'He acts, he sings, he dances, not exceedingly well; he just does them, but in the end we find ourselves rooting for him, don't we? The funny thing is, he has no idea he's here. My depthless profundities will be aided by his offbeat charm.' (more...)

MATILDA to Open in Toronto This Summer; Tickets on Sale This Month!MATILDA to Open in Toronto This Summer; Tickets on Sale This Month!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

TIME Magazine's #1 Show of the Year, the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of MATILDA THE MUSICAL, is coming to Canada!  Produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Dodgers, MATILDA THE MUSICAL is presented in Toronto by David Mirvish as part of his 2015-16 Main Subscription Season. Performances begin Tuesday July 5 at the Ed Mirvish Theatre, with the media night scheduled for Thursday, July 7 at 6:45 PM.  Tickets will be available for performances until September 4, 2016. (more...)

Sean Hayes-Led AN ACT OF GOD Descends from Heaven Tonight in Los AngelesSean Hayes-Led AN ACT OF GOD Descends from Heaven Tonight in Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

The hit Broadway comedy AN ACT OF GOD, starring Emmy Award winner Sean Hayes, officially opens tonight, February 10, at Center Theatre Group / Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, for a limited six-week engagement through Sunday, March 13. (more...)

West End's MATILDA to Offer Third Relaxed Performance in JuneWest End's MATILDA to Offer Third Relaxed Performance in June
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

Following the sold-out success of the first two relaxed performances of Matilda The Musical in 2014 and 2015, the Royal Shakespeare Company will present a third relaxed performance at the Cambridge Theatre on Sunday 12th June at 3pm. This will be the seventh performance that the Royal Shakespeare Company has staged to date. The National Autistic Society and Mousetrap Theatre Projects will again work closely with the RSC, offering full access to the theatre for people with autism and learning disabilities. (more...)

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