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HAMILTON, THE HUMANS, Taylor Mac and More Highlight 2017-18 at the Kennedy CenterHAMILTON, THE HUMANS, Taylor Mac and More Highlight 2017-18 at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced programming for its 2017-2018 theater season in an event on the famed Opera House stage that showcased performances from a range of work being presented and produced this season. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Comes from Away to Chat with Jenn ColellaThe Theater People Podcast Comes from Away to Chat with Jenn Colella
by Theater People Podcast - Apr 24, 2017

On Monday, April 24 the Theater People podcast welcome's COME FROM AWAY star Jenn Colella. For the episode, Colella recounts her experience with the new Broadway musical--based on true events--from winning the role to meeting and befriending her real-life counterpart. She also shares fascinating stories from her previous work on Broadway. (more...)

Summer School Will Be in Session This June for Broadway Bares: Strip U- Watch a Sexy Trailer!Summer School Will Be in Session This June for Broadway Bares: Strip U- Watch a Sexy Trailer!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Class will be in session this summer at the only college campus where clothing is optional and bodacious burlesque is always in the curriculum. This year's theme for Broadway Bares, announced today, is Strip U, an unrivaled evening of seductive striptease production numbers with an academic twist, produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: KINKY BOOTS Struts Into Sydney Bringing Heels, Heart And An Inspiring Story Of AcceptanceBWW REVIEW: KINKY BOOTS Struts Into Sydney Bringing Heels, Heart And An Inspiring Story Of Acceptance
by Jade Kops - Apr 20, 2017

Harvey Fierstein and Cindi Lauper's multi award winning, feel good hit KINKY BOOTS delighted Sydney's opening night audience with its heart-warming story of courage, acceptance and fabulous footwear. (more...)

Jennifer Damiano, Sean Allan Krill, Kelli Barrett, Jessica Phillips and More Tapped for Zack Zadek's DEATHLESS at GoodspeedJennifer Damiano, Sean Allan Krill, Kelli Barrett, Jessica Phillips and More Tapped for Zack Zadek's DEATHLESS at Goodspeed
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

In a not-too-distant future where no one dies, a family navigates life's big questions during an annual road trip in Zack Zadek's new musical Deathless. (more...)

THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES to Razzle Dazzle at Pioneer Theatre Company; Cast Announced!THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES to Razzle Dazzle at Pioneer Theatre Company; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Pioneer Theatre Company presents The Will Rogers Follies: A Life in Revue, running May 5 - 20, 2017. The musical was the toast of Broadway when it premiered in 1991, winning the 1991 Tony Award for best musical. (more...)

Literary Tales Get Sexy for BC/EFA in 'BROADWAY BARES SF II: MANUSTRIPT'Literary Tales Get Sexy for BC/EFA in 'BROADWAY BARES SF II: MANUSTRIPT'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Philanthropy and all-star entertainment take center stage as the Richmond/Ermet Aid Foundation (REAF) presents Broadway Bares SF II: ManuSTRIPT: Literary Tales with Happy Endings - a special one-night-only benefit strip show benefiting REAF and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS on Sun. June 18, 2017 - 9:00 pm (doors open 8:30 pm) DNA Lounge, 375 11th St. (Folsom & Harrison Sts.), in San Francisco 94103. (more...)

Hershey Theatre Announces 2017-2018 Broadway SeriesHershey Theatre Announces 2017-2018 Broadway Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Hershey Theatre is pleased to announce four critically acclaimed Broadway productions will grace the stage at the iconic venue as part of its 2017-2018 season presented by Capital BlueCross.  (more...)

Overture Center for the Arts 2017/18 Season AnnouncedOverture Center for the Arts 2017/18 Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Overture announced its 2017/18 Broadway and Overture Presents season, which features over 100 performances which have collectively garnered more than 25 Tony Awards® and 15 Grammys® and include Madison debuts, international stars and return favorites. (more...)

Video: See Panic! At The Disco's Brendon Urie's Broadway Chops Before His KINKY BOOTS DebutVideo: See Panic! At The Disco's Brendon Urie's Broadway Chops Before His KINKY BOOTS Debut
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Producers Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig announced today that Grammy Award-nominated Panic! At the Disco front man Brendon Urie will make his Broadway debut as 'Charlie Price' in Kinky Boots, beginning Friday, May 26 through August 6, 2017. (more...)

Panic! At The Disco's Brendon Urie to Make Broadway Debut in KINKY BOOTSPanic! At The Disco's Brendon Urie to Make Broadway Debut in KINKY BOOTS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Producers Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig announced today that Grammy Award-nominated Panic! At the Disco front man Brendon Urie will make his Broadway debut as 'Charlie Price' in Kinky Boots, beginning Friday, May 26 through August 6, 2017. (more...)

Kravis Center to Present 2013 Tony Award-Winning Best Musical KINKY BOOTSKravis Center to Present 2013 Tony Award-Winning Best Musical KINKY BOOTS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Kinky Boots, the smash-hit musical that brings together four-time Tony® Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (Book) and Grammy® Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Tony Award-winner for Best Score for Kinky Boots), opens at the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts on April 18 - 23. (more...)

KINKY BOOTS Comes to the Van WezelKINKY BOOTS Comes to the Van Wezel
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

2013 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Kinky Boots comes to the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, the smash-hit musical brings together four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (Book) and Grammy Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper for eight performances. (more...)

Photo Coverage: KINKY BOOTS Celebrates Four, Fabulous Years on Broadway!Photo Coverage: KINKY BOOTS Celebrates Four, Fabulous Years on Broadway!
by Jennifer Broski - Apr 5, 2017

Four years ago, KINKY BOOTS raised us up for the first time at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre, marking the beginning of a historic Broadway run. Last night the award-winning musical celebrated the milestone and BroadwayWorld was there for the celebration! (more...)

SOMETHING ROTTEN!, THE COLOR PURPLE, ON YOUR FEET! and More Set for SHN's 2017-18 Broadway SeasonSOMETHING ROTTEN!, THE COLOR PURPLE, ON YOUR FEET! and More Set for SHN's 2017-18 Broadway Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

SHN announced seven Broadway musicals coming to the SHN Orpheum and Golden Gate Theatres that make up the 2017-2018 SHN Season.  (more...)

BWW Review: KINKY BOOTS at Dallas Summer MusicalsBWW Review: KINKY BOOTS at Dallas Summer Musicals
by Christina Hoth - Mar 31, 2017

Kinky Boots stomped its way into the Music Hall at Fair Park this week, starting the early summer heat off on the right foot for Dallas Summer Musicals.  This high energy, feel good, family friendly show has a quiet way of loudly speaking its truth. (more...)

VIDEO: Say Yeah and Watch Highlights from TDF's Salute to KINKY BOOTS!VIDEO: Say Yeah and Watch Highlights from TDF's Salute to KINKY BOOTS!
by Stage Tube - Mar 30, 2017

On Monday March 20, TDF honored the entire production of Kinky Boots with a one-night-only concert TDF HONORS KINKY BOOTS to raise funds for TDF's access and education programs.  Composer Cyndi Lauper and director/choreographer Jerry Mitchell welcomed the crowd followed by performances by the show's original stars Billy Porter, Annaleigh Ashford and Stark Sands, former "Lolas" Todrick Hall and Alan Mingo, Jr.; former "Lauren"  Jeanna de Waal, former "Charlie" Andy Kelso, the entire current Broadway cast and "Angels' from previous casts.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation Presents Kenny Leon with Mr. Abbott AwardPhoto Coverage: Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation Presents Kenny Leon with Mr. Abbott Award
by Walter McBride - Mar 30, 2017

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDC Foundation), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), hosted its star-studded 'Mr. Abbott' Award Gala honoring Kenny Leon at espace in New York City earlier this week. BroadwayWorld was there and brings you photos from inside the ceremony below! (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Welcomes Grads from Webster University!BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Welcomes Grads from Webster University!
by Ben Cameron - Mar 29, 2017

St. Louis is a city renowned for lots of things. The blues, BBQ, one iconic cling-clanging trolly and one particular theatre training powerhouse, Webster University. Webster boasts alum like Norbert Leo Butz, Hunter Bell, and Jerry Mitchell to name a jut a few. We recently welcomed the graduating class for the Gateway city to take the stage at Broadway Sessions. Check 'em out here! (more...)

Peace Center Announces 2017-2018 Broadway SeasonPeace Center Announces 2017-2018 Broadway Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The 2017-2018 Broadway season at the Peace Center features Tony Award® winners, poignant plots, rousing music, classic love stories and celebrated blockbusters. (more...)

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