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Laura Benanti, Jenn Colella, Laura Osnes, Bryce Pinkham and More to Meet Their Biggest Fans at BroadwayConLaura Benanti, Jenn Colella, Laura Osnes, Bryce Pinkham and More to Meet Their Biggest Fans at BroadwayCon
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

BroadwayCon has announced that Laura Benanti, Heidi Blickenstaff, Stephanie J. Block, Jenn Colella, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Raymond J. Lee, Laura Osnes, and Bryce Pinkham have joined the Special Guest lineup for BroadwayCon 2018. (more...)

GLASS MENAGERIE's Madison Ferris Featured in People's 'World's Most Beautiful' IssueGLASS MENAGERIE's Madison Ferris Featured in People's 'World's Most Beautiful' Issue
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

This year's World's Most Beautiful issue of People features Broadway star Madison Ferris. She is honored for making history at 25 as the first wheelchair user to score a leading role on Broadway. (more...)

Actors Theatre Completes 2017-18 Season Lineup with THE MAGIC PLAYActors Theatre Completes 2017-18 Season Lineup with THE MAGIC PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Artistic Director Les Waters and Managing Director Kevin E. Moore are thrilled to share that Andrew Hinderaker's The Magic Play will round out Actors Theatre of Louisville's 2017 - 2018 Season. (more...)

Musical Adaptation of Homer's THE ODYSSEY, THE HUMANS and More Slated for Seattle Rep in 2017-18Musical Adaptation of Homer's THE ODYSSEY, THE HUMANS and More Slated for Seattle Rep in 2017-18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Artistic Director Braden Abraham today announced Seattle Repertory Theatre's new nine-play 2017/2018 Season, which kicks off with a massive, community-driven musical adaptation, and continues with a theatrical take on a Jane Austen favorite, the launch of a  Broadway National Tour of a Tony Award-winning play, an August Wilson masterpiece, and much more. (more...)

VIDEO: 'GLASS MENAGERIE' Sally Field Reveals Which Role She Regrets Turning DownVIDEO: 'GLASS MENAGERIE' Sally Field Reveals Which Role She Regrets Turning Down
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

On last night's WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE, Andy Cohen asked guest Sally Field to put on special 'impaired field of vision' glasses and dish on a some blind-item bad celebrity behavior! (more...)

Anthony Rapp, Alex Brightman, Lesli Margherita, Kelli O'Hara and More Line Up for BroadwayCon 2018Anthony Rapp, Alex Brightman, Lesli Margherita, Kelli O'Hara and More Line Up for BroadwayCon 2018
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

vCalling all Broadway-obssessed, showtune-belting, cosplaying theatergoers! Mischief Management has announced that the Third Annual BroadwayCon will return to the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center Friday, January 26 through Sunday, January 28, 2018. (more...)

Arian Moayed, Sherie Renee Scott and Micah Stock to Lead Dual-Language HAMLET at WaterwellArian Moayed, Sherie Renee Scott and Micah Stock to Lead Dual-Language HAMLET at Waterwell
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Waterwell announced today a strictly limited engagement of a new dual language (English/Farsi) version of Hamlet at the Sheen Center for Thought and Culture (18 Bleecker Street). Starring Tony Award nominees Arian Moayed as Hamlet, Sherie Rene Scott as Gertrude, and Micah Stock as Horatio, with direction by Drama Desk nominee Tom Ridgely, Hamlet will begin performances on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, with an opening night set for Sunday, May 21 at 8:00pm, and will play through June 3. (more...)

WICKED Announces Lottery for $25 Seats in MinneapolisWICKED Announces Lottery for $25 Seats in Minneapolis
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Hennepin Theatre Trust announced that a day-of-performance lottery for a limited number of orchestra seats will be held forWICKED, which is returning to the Orpheum Theatre (910 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis) with performances from Wednesday, April 12-Sunday, May 14 as part of the 2016-2017 Bank of America Broadway on Hennepin Season (more...)

'Broadway @' Concert Series Debuts Across the Globe with Patti LuPone, Audra McDonald and Chita Rivera'Broadway @' Concert Series Debuts Across the Globe with Patti LuPone, Audra McDonald and Chita Rivera
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Producer Mark Cortale and creative partner Seth Rudetsky have quickly - and not so quietly - made their Broadway @ series the most sought-after ticket to see Broadway's musical mega-stars in concert. (more...)

VIDEO: Sally Field Reveals Why She Decided to Return to BroadwayVIDEO: Sally Field Reveals Why She Decided to Return to Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Sally Field stopped by today's LIVE WITH KELLY to talk about her starring role in the Broadway production of THE GLASS MENAGERIE (more...)

Reimagined MACBETH, 360-Degree WILD PARTY, World Premieres and More Set for DCPA's 2017-18 LineupReimagined MACBETH, 360-Degree WILD PARTY, World Premieres and More Set for DCPA's 2017-18 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) has announced the 39th season of their Tony-Award winning Theatre Company and the largest season to date for their unconventional line of programming, Off-Center. (more...)

Roundabout Announces 2017 Artistic PlansRoundabout Announces 2017 Artistic Plans
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) is thrilled to announce artistic plans for 2017, which welcome back a group of artists whom the theater has long respected, with new works, new roles and with a new playwright support initiative. (more...)

Photo Flash: Independent Shakespeare Co. Presents West Coast Premiere of  THE SNOW GEESEPhoto Flash: Independent Shakespeare Co. Presents West Coast Premiere of THE SNOW GEESE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2017

Independent Shakespeare Co. (ISC), presenters of the Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival announce the west coast premiere of  THE SNOW GEESE by Sharr White (The Other Place), directed by Independent Shakespeare Co.'s Managing Director David Melville.  THE SNOW GEESE will begin previews on Saturday, March 11, will open on Friday, March 17 at 7:30pm and performs through Sunday, April 9 at Independent Studio in the Atwater Crossing Arts + Innovation Complex, 3191 Casitas Ave., #168 in Atwater Village. (more...)

BWW Review: WICKED Casts a Spell at The Landmark TheatreBWW Review: WICKED Casts a Spell at The Landmark Theatre
by Natasha Ashley - Mar 17, 2017

The latest musical playing at Syracuse's historical Landmark Theatre is none other than the three time Tony Award-winning musical Wicked. The successful Broadway blockbuster with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and a book by Winnie Holzman has everything - an amazing cast, spectacular sets, gorgeous costumes, and, of course, those famous Witches of Oz. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

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VIDEO: First Look - Nathan Lane & More Featured in New Terrence McNally DocumentaryVIDEO: First Look - Nathan Lane & More Featured in New Terrence McNally Documentary
by Movies News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

The new documentary TERRENCE MCNALLY: EVERY ACT OF LIFE follows one of the world's most honored and risk-taking playwrights in an immersive exploration of how to “make the third act of life as interesting as the first two.” (more...)

VIDEO:  THE GLASS MENAGERIE's Finn Wittrock Visits 'Late Show'VIDEO: THE GLASS MENAGERIE's Finn Wittrock Visits 'Late Show'
by TV News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

On last night's LATE SHOW, actor Finn Wittrock discussed his role in the Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams' THE GLASS MENAGERIE and recalled his days as a student at Julliard. (more...)

SCHOOL OF ROCK, THE HUMANS, LOVE NEVER DIES and More on Tap for Broadway In Chicago's 2017-18 SeasonSCHOOL OF ROCK, THE HUMANS, LOVE NEVER DIES and More on Tap for Broadway In Chicago's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Broadway In Chicago has announced its next season line-up: Andrew Lloyd Webber's SCHOOL OF ROCK, Broadway sensation WICKED, 2016 Tony Award-winning Best Play THE HUMANS and LOVE NEVER DIES. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief March 13th, 2017 - BROADWAY BACKWARDS and More!BWW Morning Brief March 13th, 2017 - BROADWAY BACKWARDS and More!
by Jessica Khan - Mar 13, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Broadway's best gather tonight for the 12th Annual BROADWAY BACKWARDS! (more...)

BWW Review: Sally Field Stars In Sam Gold's Exquisite Production of THE GLASS MENAGERIEBWW Review: Sally Field Stars In Sam Gold's Exquisite Production of THE GLASS MENAGERIE
by Michael Dale - Mar 12, 2017

One of the great things about live theatre is its lack of permanence. In film, the words, directorial choices, performances and other artistic contributions all exist as an unchangeably whole work of art. But with theatre, each production of a play, no matter how many times it has been done before, begins with only the author's text, leaving a new collection of creative souls to decide what to do with it. (more...)

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