John Barrowman News

Date of Birth: March 11, 1968 (48)
Birth Place: Glasgow, SCOTLAND
Gender: Male
The King's Theatre in Glasgow Announces this Year's Pantomime!The King's Theatre in Glasgow Announces this Year's Pantomime!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

The King's Theatre in Glasgow is delighted to confirm its glittering pantomime for this year's festive season, Sleeping Beauty. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'The Legion of Doom' on Next DC'S LEGENDS OF TOMORROWVIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'The Legion of Doom' on Next DC'S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW
by - Jan 25, 2017

On the next episode of DC'S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW on The CW titled "The Legion of Doom", The Legends are determined to find and rescue Rip (Arthur Darvill), but first must focus on locating the Spear of Destiny. (more...)

GLEE Stars Unite! Darren Criss to Guest on FLASH/SUPERGIRL Musical Episode!GLEE Stars Unite! Darren Criss to Guest on FLASH/SUPERGIRL Musical Episode!
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 23, 2017

Darren Criss will reunite with his former GLEE co-stars Grant Gustin and Melissa Benoist in the highly anticipated two-part FLASH/SUPERGIRL musical crossover episode (more...)

Scoop: DC'S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW on THE CW - Tuesday, January 31, 2017Scoop: DC'S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW on THE CW - Tuesday, January 31, 2017
by - Jan 13, 2017

Get all the scoop on DC'S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW, airing on THE CW on Tuesday, January 31, 2017! (more...)

Kevin Wood Steps Down from Chief Executive of First Family EntertainmentKevin Wood Steps Down from Chief Executive of First Family Entertainment
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Kevin Wood has stepped down from Chief Executive of First Family Entertainment. See ATG's full statement below.  (more...)

Scoop: DC'S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW on THE CW - Tuesday, January 24, 2017Scoop: DC'S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW on THE CW - Tuesday, January 24, 2017
by - Jan 6, 2017

Get all the scoop on DC'S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW, airing on THE CW on Tuesday, January 24, 2017! (more...)

Casting Announced for MY FAIR LADIES at The Crazy CoqsCasting Announced for MY FAIR LADIES at The Crazy Coqs
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

For four nights only, My Fair Ladies is appearing at The Crazy Coqs and promises an evening filled to the brim with the best songs made famous by Broadway's best divas. (more...)

Scoop: DC'S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW on THE CW - Thursday, January 19, 2017Scoop: DC'S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW on THE CW - Thursday, January 19, 2017
by - Dec 29, 2016

Get all the scoop on DC'S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW, airing on THE CW on Thursday, January 19, 2017! (more...)

Rachael Sage to Join Howard Jones on Spring 2017 TourRachael Sage to Join Howard Jones on Spring 2017 Tour
by BWW News Desk - Dec 25, 2016

Award-winning singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Rachael Sage will be joining iconic synth-pop pioneer and hitmaker Howard Jones on the U.K. leg of his 2017 Spring Tour. Sage has often named Jones as one of her most beloved artists and a seminal influence on her songwriting, and while she has rarely covered other artists' music, she used to perform his songs including "No One Is To Blame" at her regular solo piano gig while attending Stanford University. (more...)

BWW Review: DICK WHITTINGTON, Birmingham HippodromeBWW Review: DICK WHITTINGTON, Birmingham Hippodrome
by Emma Cann - Dec 23, 2016

If there is one sure sign that Christmas has truly arrived, it's the inescapable onslaught of the pantomime season. Theatres across the country ring to the shouts of 'he's behind you', the boos and hisses, and the singalong family favourites. Often acclaimed as the UK's biggest pantomime, Birmingham Hippodrome present a first class production every single year, and 2016 is no exception. The magical pantomime adventure Dick Whittington stars John Barrowman as the eponymous hero, alongside Steve McFadden (King Rat), Jodie Prenger (Fairy Bowbells) and The Krankies.  (more...)

DISNEY'S BROADWAY HITS Royal Albert Hall Concert Now Streaming for FreeDISNEY'S BROADWAY HITS Royal Albert Hall Concert Now Streaming for Free
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

Disney's Broadway Hits, a concert celebrating two decades of Disney Theatrical's stage musicals performed last October at London's Royal Albert Hall and broadcast last week on BBC Radio 2's 'Friday Night is Music Night,' can now be heard for free in its entirety here. (more...)

Photo Flash: DICK WHITTINGTON Stars Assemble for Birmingham's Biggest Panto, Opening TonightPhoto Flash: DICK WHITTINGTON Stars Assemble for Birmingham's Biggest Panto, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

To celebrate the opening of Dick Whittington in Birmingham, principal cast members JOHN BARROWMAN, STEVE MCFADDEN, THE KRANKIES, JODIE PRENGER, MATT SLACK, ANDREW RYAN and DANIELLE HOPE took to the Birmingham Hippodrome stage for a fairy-tale appearance earlier this afternoon in countdown to the opening performance at 2.30pm on Monday 19 December. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

BBC Radio 2 to Broadcast DISNEY'S BROADWAY HITS at Royal Albert Hall This FridayBBC Radio 2 to Broadcast DISNEY'S BROADWAY HITS at Royal Albert Hall This Friday
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

John Barrowman hosts an evening of Disney's Broadway hits from the Royal Albert Hall with the BBC Concert Orchestra conducted by Keith Lockhart, broadcasting on BBC Radio 2 this Friday 16 December from 8 to 10 p.m. (more...)

BWW Review: JEST END, Waterloo East Theatre, 3 December 2016BWW Review: JEST END, Waterloo East Theatre, 3 December 2016
by Andrew Tomlins - Dec 6, 2016

Jest End has returned to London's Waterloo East Theatre one year on from its most recent run at the venue. Lovingly pointing the finger at the West End's latest shows, best-loved stars and recent hot topics, Jest End is London's answer to off-Broadway sensation Forbidden Broadway. (more...)

BWW Review: JACK AND THE BEANSTALK, King's Theatre, EdinburghBWW Review: JACK AND THE BEANSTALK, King's Theatre, Edinburgh
by Gregor Dickson - Dec 3, 2016

The annual spectacular pantomime at the King's Theatre in Edinburgh has built a reputation for being one of the best in the country, and this year's production of Jack and the Beanstalk does not disappoint. From start to finish, it is a feast of laughter, music, colour and fun, and is sure to delight young and old alike. (more...)

Birmingham Hippodrome Announces 12 Days of Christmas ChallengeBirmingham Hippodrome Announces 12 Days of Christmas Challenge
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

With panto season just around the corner, Birmingham Hippodrome has today announced details of a new fundraising campaign which aims to raise over £12,000 to help support its growing programme of Relaxed Performances for audiences with special access needs and complex learning disabilities in 2017. (more...)

Danielle Hope to Join Star-Studded Cast of DICK WHITTINGTONDanielle Hope to Join Star-Studded Cast of DICK WHITTINGTON
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

With less than one month to go until the opening of Birmingham's favourite pantomime, Qdos Entertainment and Birmingham Hippodrome are delighted to announce that West End actress and singer DANIELLE HOPE will join JOHN BARROWMAN, STEVE MCFADDEN, THE KRANKIES, JODIE PRENGER and MATT SLACK in this year's magical, festive production of Dick Whittington from Mon 19 Dec 2016 - Sun 29 Jan 2017.  (more...)

Scoop: DC'S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW on THE CW - Thursday, December 8, 2016Scoop: DC'S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW on THE CW - Thursday, December 8, 2016
by - Nov 18, 2016

Get all the scoop on DC'S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW, airing on THE CW on Thursday, December 8, 2016! (more...)

Qdos Entertainment to Light Up Stages Across the UK with 2016-17 Panto SeasonQdos Entertainment to Light Up Stages Across the UK with 2016-17 Panto Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

Beginning this month, a host of stars from the world of entertainment will light up the stages in twenty four towns and cities around the UK for this year's Qdos Entertainment pantomime season. From Aberdeen to Plymouth, over 60 well-known actors, comedians and entertainers will lead the casts of the nation's favourite pantomimes in theatres across the country including, for the first time in nearly three decades, a return to the capital's London Palladium. (more...)

The Metropolitan Room to Present LEE SQUARED: AN EVENING WITH LIBERACE AND MISS PEGGY LEE 11/25The Metropolitan Room to Present LEE SQUARED: AN EVENING WITH LIBERACE AND MISS PEGGY LEE 11/25
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2016

After you've had enough turkey and family drama this Thanksgiving, why not join us for an evening of comedy, music and sequins! Liberace lived a life of flamboyance, sparkle, and lavish costumes. In this funny and touching tribute, the virtuoso musician gets one last chance to glitter and shine as he tickles the ivories through his favorite songs. Miss Peggy Lee is beyond description. (more...)

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