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UPDATE: SPRING AWAKENING Revival Officially Headed to NYC; Casting Notice Posted!UPDATE: SPRING AWAKENING Revival Officially Headed to NYC; Casting Notice Posted!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

Just last month, BroadwayWorld brought you news that Spring Awakening might be heading back to New York. And now an Equity casting notice has confirmed that Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater's musical is officially headed to NYC, but no word yet on whether the show will end up on Broadway. (more...)

Relive the Song of Purple Summer: A Look Back at SPRING AWAKENING's Original Broadway RunRelive the Song of Purple Summer: A Look Back at SPRING AWAKENING's Original Broadway Run
by Tyler Peterson - Jul 1, 2015

The 'Song of Purple Summer' might be heard - and seen - once more on Broadway. (more...)

KINKY BOOTS National Tour Begins Run at Orpheum Theatre 7/28KINKY BOOTS National Tour Begins Run at Orpheum Theatre 7/28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

Kinky Boots, the smash-hit musical that brings together four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (Book) and Tony and Grammy Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Tony Award-winner for Best Score for Kinky Boots) debuts at the Hennepin Theatre Trust's Orpheum Theatre (910 Hennepin Ave., downtown Minneapolis) July 28-Aug. 2, 2015 as the final production in the 2014-2015 Thrivent Financial Broadway on Hennepin Season. Tickets for the box office record-breaking hit musical are on sale now and may be purchased in person (no service fees) at the State Theatre Box Office (805 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis), online at HennepinTheatreTrust.org, by calling 1.800.982.2787 or visiting a Ticketmaster Center. (more...)

West End's KINKY BOOTS Extends into 2016West End's KINKY BOOTS Extends into 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

The upcoming UK premiere of Kinky Boots, Broadway's huge-hearted, high-heeled hit, today announces the opening of a new booking period, with tickets now available until Saturday 6 February 2016. Tickets for this extended period will go on sale from Monday 29 June 2015. Winner of six Broadway Tony® Awards, Kinky Boots will open at London's Adelphi Theatre on 15 September 2015, with previews from 21 August 2015. (more...)

KINKY BOOTS Opens in Toronto Tonight, Starring Alan Mingo Jr.KINKY BOOTS Opens in Toronto Tonight, Starring Alan Mingo Jr.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2015

Everybody say, YEAH! The Canadian premiere of the Tony Award-winning KINKY BOOTS officially opens tonight, June 28 at the Royal Alexandra Theatre, after playing previews since June 16. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch The Toronto Cast of KINKY BOOTS Say Yeah!STAGE TUBE: Watch The Toronto Cast of KINKY BOOTS Say Yeah!
by Stage Tube - Jun 23, 2015

Performances for the Canadian premiere production of Broadway's Kinky Boots, began June 16 at the Royal Alexandra Theatre! Media night is Sunday June 28 at 6:00pm (which also happens to be Pride Day). Check out a first look at the cast performing below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at KINKY BOOTS in Toronto!Photo Flash: First Look at KINKY BOOTS in Toronto!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

Performances for the Canadian premiere production of Broadway's Kinky Boots, began June 16 at the Royal Alexandra Theatre!  Media night is Sunday June 28 at 6:00pm (which also happens to be Pride Day). Check out a first look below! (more...)

Jeremy Jordan, Ann Hampton Callaway & More Set for 54 Below This WeekJeremy Jordan, Ann Hampton Callaway & More Set for 54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2015

This week at 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Hollywood Pantages Adds Optional Shows to 2015-16 Season: KINKY BOOTS, ONCE & More!Hollywood Pantages Adds Optional Shows to 2015-16 Season: KINKY BOOTS, ONCE & More!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2015

The Hollywood Pantages, a Nederlander Theatre, announced today the addition of eight shows available as options to the already on sale 2015-2016 SEASON. This new lineup of shows includes the return of Six Hollywood Pantages favorites. The Added Optional Shows will include Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, RIVERDANCE - THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY WORLD TOUR, MAMMA MIA!, ONCE, RAIN - A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES & last season's smash hit, KINKY BOOTS. (more...)

Clarksville's Roxy Regional Theatre Announces 33rd Season OfferingsClarksville's Roxy Regional Theatre Announces 33rd Season Offerings
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 17, 2015

In 1983 an abandoned movie house was saved from the wrecking ball, and on November 3, what has become the cornerstone of arts and entertainment in Clarksville-Montgomery County opened to a grand ovation.  Now in 2015, the Roxy Regional Theatre is poised to celebrate 33 years of providing an educational and artistic outlet for the Southeast, beginning with the first production of their 33rd year: Lionel Bart's Oliver! (more...)

OLIVER! to Open Roxy Regional Theatre's 33rd SeasonOLIVER! to Open Roxy Regional Theatre's 33rd Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

In 1983 an abandoned movie house was saved from the wrecking ball, and on November 3, what has become the cornerstone of arts and entertainment in Clarksville-Montgomery County opened to a grand ovation. Through grit, determination and support from likeminded individuals, the Roxy Regional Theatre is now poised to celebrate 33 years of providing an educational and artistic outlet for the Southeast. (more...)

BWW Flashback: Final Kander & Ebb Musical THE VISIT Concludes Broadway Run TodayBWW Flashback: Final Kander & Ebb Musical THE VISIT Concludes Broadway Run Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2015

The original Broadway version of Kander and Ebb's Tony-nominated musical THE VISIT closes today, June 14, 2015. The Visit began performances at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street) on Thursday, March 26 and officially opened on Thursday, April 23. Below, take a look back at the show's journey to Broadway! (more...)

Breaking News: Kander & Ebb's THE VISIT, Starring Chita Rivera, to End Broadway Run This WeekBreaking News: Kander & Ebb's THE VISIT, Starring Chita Rivera, to End Broadway Run This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

Producers announced today that The Visit starring Chita Rivera will play its final performance on Sunday, June 14th(3 PM).  Previews began on March 26th and opening night was April 23, 2015.  The Visit is at the Lyceum Theatre   (149 West 45th Street). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look- Mirvish's KINKY BOOTS in RehearsalPhoto Flash: First Look- Mirvish's KINKY BOOTS in Rehearsal
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2015

Lead producers Daryl Roth, Hal Luftig and David Mirvish present the Canadian premiere production of Broadway's 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). Kinky Boots begins performances at the Royal Alexandra Theatre on Tuesday June 16. Check out rehearsal photos from the show below! (more...)

CLINTON: THE MUSICAL to End Off-Broadway Run This MonthCLINTON: THE MUSICAL to End Off-Broadway Run This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2015

Clinton The Musical, the headline-making musical by Australian brothers Paul Hodge and Michael Hodge, directed and choreographed by Tony Award nominee Dan Knechtges will end its run on Sunday, June 21 at 7PM after 15 previews and 86 performances at New World Stages. (more...)

West End's KINKY BOOTS to Launch Mobile LotteryWest End's KINKY BOOTS to Launch Mobile Lottery
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2015

Kinky Boots, Broadway's huge-hearted, high-heeled hit which previews from 21 August at London's Adelphi Theatre, will become the first West End musical to partner with TodayTix in their UK mobile theatre lotteries. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE VISITS Chita Rivera Appears on TONIGHT SHOWPhoto Flash: THE VISITS Chita Rivera Appears on TONIGHT SHOW
by TV News Desk - Jun 5, 2015

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, theater legend Chita Rivera chatted about her Tony-nominated role in Broadway's The Visit and taught Jimmy how to shimmy like Bob Fosse. (more...)

VIDEO: THE VISIT's Chita Rivera Teaches Jimmy Fallon Bob Fosse Moves on TONIGHTVIDEO: THE VISIT's Chita Rivera Teaches Jimmy Fallon Bob Fosse Moves on TONIGHT
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 5, 2015

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, Chita Rivera revealed she wants to guest star on The Walking Dead and chats about her Tony-nominated role in Broadway's The Visit. (more...)

BWW's 'Brush Up On Your Tony Nominees' Guide: Best MusicalBWW's 'Brush Up On Your Tony Nominees' Guide: Best Musical
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 4, 2015

Leading up to Broadway's biggest night, the 2015 TONY AWARDS, BWW will be bringing you an overview of this year's nominees in the top categories. Next up, the nominees for Best Musical. (more...)

UPDATE: Roger Rees on Medical Leave from THE VISIT; Producers Release StatementUPDATE: Roger Rees on Medical Leave from THE VISIT; Producers Release Statement
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

As previously reported, The Visit's Roger Rees has taken a leave from his role in the new Broadway musical The Visit, with Tom Nelis stepping in for the time being. Today, producers have released a statement on Rees' departure, confirming it's due to medical reasons. (more...)

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