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Mosaic Theater to Close Inaugural Season with WHEN JANUARY FEELS LIKE SUMMERMosaic Theater to Close Inaugural Season with WHEN JANUARY FEELS LIKE SUMMER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Mosaic Theater Company of DC's Inaugural Season arrives at a climactic finale with the lively and comedic Off-Broadway hit,When January Feels Like Summer, written byCori Thomasand directed by Mosaic Theater Managing Director & ProducerSerge Seiden(Bad Jews,Apple Family Plays). (more...)

Robert Cuccioli, Kendra Kassebaum, Justin Gregory Lopez to Lead Revised PAINT YOUR WAGON in Seattle; Full Cast Announced!Robert Cuccioli, Kendra Kassebaum, Justin Gregory Lopez to Lead Revised PAINT YOUR WAGON in Seattle; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

The 5th Avenue Theatre presents an exciting new 'revisal' of the sweeping saga Lerner & Loewe's PAINT YOUR WAGON. Featuring an all-new book by Pulitzer Prize nominee John Marans, this show has taken an incredible journey over the last five years from developmental workshops to The 5th Avenue stage this season. And BroadwayWorld is happy to report that the company has just announced the full cast and creative team. (more...)


by Alix Cohen - Apr 21, 2016

When Tuesday night the formidable Chita Rivera opens her debut Cafe Carlyle show, An Evening of My Favorite Songs, with "I Won't Dance" (Jerome Kern/Dorothy Fields/Jimmy McHugh), it's like watching a thoroughbred nose the racing gate. There's too little space on the small stage to do much more than shimmy, twirl, and display Bob Fosse-like arm moves; the performer exudes an urge to cut loose. At the ripe age of we-all-aspire-to-that-kind-of-unquenchable-joie-de-vivre, she shoots off sparks. (more...)

Ballet Tech's KIDS DANCE Set for Joyce Theater, 6/9-12Ballet Tech's KIDS DANCE Set for Joyce Theater, 6/9-12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

KIDS DANCE is back! Ballet Tech's remarkably poised, scrupulously schooled and impeccably rehearsed whiz-kid dancers are busting at the seams to dance for you.Eliot Feld'sAYankeeDoodlecomes to town, with a feather in its cap.DottyPolkasbounces off the walls and across the stage, and bothQuickstepandUPSIDED?N?Ereturn to the repertory, June 9-12 at the Joyce Theater. (more...)

HAMILTON Star Andrew Chappelle to Teach Exclusive Masterclass in Montreal on 5/22HAMILTON Star Andrew Chappelle to Teach Exclusive Masterclass in Montreal on 5/22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2016

Broadway Star of HAMILTON, Andrew Chappelle (HAMILTON, MAMMA MIA!, PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT) will hold an exclusive masterclass for local performers. Andrew will teach lucky participants a song and dance combo from HAMILTON as well as sharing tricks of the trade for auditioning for musical theatre productions. Enrollment in the master class is extremely limited. The class is also open to auditors who can observe and learn from the audience. The masterclass will conclude with a lively Q & A with Andrew where he will share his experiences in this historic, revolutionary and inspiring new American musical phenomenon! The smash hit musical, HAMILTON is currently running on Broadway and recently won a Grammy Award to Best Musical Theatre Album. (more...)

BWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with C.'s Bradley GreenwaldBWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with C.'s Bradley Greenwald
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Apr 15, 2016

The new triple threat may just be actor - singer- playwright. Bradley Greenwald is well known for acting and singing on stage, and now may be just as well known for his writing abilities. (more...)

International Chanteuse Adrienne Haan to Return to The Metropolitan RoomInternational Chanteuse Adrienne Haan to Return to The Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

The Metropolitan Room welcomes back International Chanteuse Adrienne Haan in Berlin to Broadway-Transatlantic on Friday, April 22, 2016, at 7:00pm. (more...)

French Singer Floanne to Bring APRIL IN PARIS to Feinstein's/54 BelowFrench Singer Floanne to Bring APRIL IN PARIS to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

The French singer and actressFloanneshines a fresh new light on Paris in her musical tribute to the French spirit at Feinstein's/54 Below on Friday April 22 at 9:30pm. (more...)

New Repertory Theatre to Stage FREUD'S LAST SESSION This SpringNew Repertory Theatre to Stage FREUD'S LAST SESSION This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

New Repertory Theatre announces FREUD'S LAST SESSION by Mark St. Germain, April 30-May 22, 2016 in the Charles Mosesian Theater at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA. (more...)

Jennifer Ellis & Ciaran Sheehan to Star in CAROUSEL at Reagle Music Theatre in JuneJennifer Ellis & Ciaran Sheehan to Star in CAROUSEL at Reagle Music Theatre in June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Bostonwill open its 48th consecutive summer season with Rodgers and Hammerstein's masterpieceCAROUSEL from June 9-19, 2016. (more...)

Robert Cuccioli to Lead Carrie Robbins's MAGICAL THINKING This MonthRobert Cuccioli to Lead Carrie Robbins's MAGICAL THINKING This Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

Tony-nominated actor Robert Cuccioli will lead the cast of MAGICAL THINKING: My Favorite Indigents & Severe Clear by playwright/designer Carrie Robbins, directed by Paul Dobie (Associate or Assistant Director for B'way's Once, Cabaret, Wicked, Martin Short... Fame Becomes Me, Glengarry Glen Ross). The reading will take place on Monday, April 18, at 7pm at the Bernie Wohl Center. (more...)

North Coast Repertory Theatre to Present WAY DOWNRIVERNorth Coast Repertory Theatre to Present WAY DOWNRIVER
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

A flood of Biblical proportions on the mighty Mississippi provides the dramatic backdrop to this gripping, edge-of-your-seat adventure. Adapted by Edward Morgan from the William Faulkner short story, 'Old Man,' WAY DOWNRIVER reveals an unlikely pair of souls who are bound together by the forces of nature. With honesty and humor, they struggle to overcome their fears and prejudice in order to survive their harrowing experience. You won't want to miss this exciting West Coast premiere. (more...)

Ute Lemper Sets Spring Shows in New York CityUte Lemper Sets Spring Shows in New York City
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

Grammy-nominated, internationally acclaimed artistUte Lemper's collaboration with renowned best-selling authorPaulo Coelho,The 9 Secrets, is set for release onFebruary 12viaSteinway & Sons. The album presents a song cycle composed and sung by Lemper, set to words by Coelho from his 2012 novelManuscript Found in Accra, the thematic content of which may be encapsulated in the lines, "After lying undiscovered for over 700 years, a manuscript holding the answers to questions about life and humanity is unearthed. / Simple questions about our lives torn between happiness and sorrow and defined by hope, intelligence and desire to love as much as the capacity to hate and destroy." Coelho himself is featured on two tracks-see below for track list. In celebration, Lemper will perform the piece in its entirety in a fully staged production atSymphony SpaceinNew York CityonMay 13, tickets and informationhere. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 27, 2016BWW's On This Day - March 27, 2016
by - Mar 27, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 27 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Tamra Hayden to Bring LOVE IS . . . to Feinstein's/54 Below This MayTamra Hayden to Bring LOVE IS . . . to Feinstein's/54 Below This May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Tamra Hayden's 'Love Is . . .' celebrating the many facets of love with sexy jazz tunes such as: 'Fever' and 'Something's Gotta Give,' rousing Broadway anthems such as: 'It All Fades Away' from 'Bridges of Madison County' and plenty of spontaneous hilarity to make for a perfect date night out. You'll laugh. You'll cry. You'll fall in love all over again! (more...)

Lindsay Mendez, Erin Mackey and More to Bring IN TRANSIT to Feinstein's/54 Below This WeekendLindsay Mendez, Erin Mackey and More to Bring IN TRANSIT to Feinstein's/54 Below This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Lindsay Mendez, Erin Mackey, and more in IN TRANSIT THE MUSICAL: IN CONCERT on March 20th at 7pm & 9:30pm. (more...)

Stage & Screen Actor Shawn Elliott Passes Away at 79Stage & Screen Actor Shawn Elliott Passes Away at 79
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

Shawn Elliott, a dynamic actor and singer on stage, film, and TV for nearly 60 years, passed away on March 11 at his home in New York City, surrounded by his loving family and friends. He was 79. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

Malcolm Sinclair(Capt. Andy Hawks) andChris Peluso(Gaylord Ravenal)will join original Sheffield cast membersGina Beck(Magnolia Hawks),Lucy Briers(Parthy Ann Hawks),Rebecca Trehearn(Julia La Verne),Emmanuel Kojo(Joe),Sandra Marvin(Queenie),Alex Young(Ellie May Chipley) andDanny Collins(Frank Schultz) in the West End cast ofDaniel Evans'five star production ofShow Boat. (more...)

In Memoriam: David O. FrazierIn Memoriam: David O. Frazier
by Roy Berko - Mar 15, 2016

When my wife and I walked into many an opening night performance, it was our pleasure to find David and Joe Garry, David's partner for 40 years and husband for two, and schmooze about the theatre scene in Cleveland and New York, and the many places all of us had visited. (more...)

42nd Street Moon to Conclude 23rd Season with THE MOST HAPPY FELLA42nd Street Moon to Conclude 23rd Season with THE MOST HAPPY FELLA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

42nd Street Moon concludes its 23rd season with Frank Loesser's glorious Napa Valley romance, the Tony Award-winning THE MOST HAPPY FELLA. This masterpiece with book, music and lyrics by Frank Loesser (Guys and Dolls, How to Succeed in Business , Where's Charley?) is an unconventional and sweepingly romantic love story set in the vineyards of Napa Valley. Considered one of Loesser's greatest works, the stunning score includes "The Most Happy Fella," "Standing on the Corner," "Joey, Joey, Joey," "Rosabella," "Big D," "My Heart Is So Full of You" and "Song of a Summer Night." Directed by Cindy Goldfield, with musical direction by Dave Dobrusky, THE MOST HAPPY FELLA will run April 27 - May 17, 2016 (Press opening: Saturday, April 30) at the Eureka Theatre, 215 Jackson Street, San Francisco. For tickets ($25-$75) or more information, the public may call (415) 255-8207 or visit www.42ndstmoon.org. (more...)

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