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Timothy Ware to Star as Lola in KINKY BOOTS National TourTimothy Ware to Star as Lola in KINKY BOOTS National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

The Kinky Boots national tour welcomes Broadway alum Timothy Ware to the road as he takes over the iconic role of Lola. No stranger to Lola's famous thigh-high red boots, Ware was the Lola Standby on Broadway where he performed the role 186 times. He's previously been seen across the country in the national tours of Mamma Mia! and Jesus Christ Superstar. Ware joins the tour cast in Spokane, WA, on Tuesday February 28, 2017. (more...)

Tour Star J. Harrison Ghee to Reprise Role as 'Lola' in KINKY BOOTS on BroadwayTour Star J. Harrison Ghee to Reprise Role as 'Lola' in KINKY BOOTS on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Producers Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig announced today that J. Harrison Ghee, currently earning rave reviews across the country as Lola in the National Tour of Kinky Boots, will strut onto Broadway this Spring, joining the Broadway production beginning March 6, 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: Brand New Photos Released from the National Tour of KINKY BOOTSPhoto Flash: Brand New Photos Released from the National Tour of KINKY BOOTS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Kinky Boots is 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). Check out brand new photos of the tour below! (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 2/10; THE WHO'S TOMMY in Connecticut, THE BOOK OF MORMON in Melbourne and More!Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 2/10; THE WHO'S TOMMY in Connecticut, THE BOOK OF MORMON in Melbourne and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Feb 10, 2017

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature THE WHO'S TOMMY in Connecticut, HAND TO GOD in Columbus, THE BOOK OF MORMON in Melbourne and more. Check out our top features below! (more...)

KINKY BOOTS to Bring High-Heeled Entertainment to Hamburg This WinterKINKY BOOTS to Bring High-Heeled Entertainment to Hamburg This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Producers Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig announced today that Kinky Boots, the Tony and Grammy Award-winning hit musical, will receive a German production this December at The Stage Operettenhaus in Hamburg, produced by Stage Entertainment. (more...)

FSCJ Artist Series Presents KINKY BOOTS 5/2-7, 2017FSCJ Artist Series Presents KINKY BOOTS 5/2-7, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 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 in Jacksonville for its premier run May 2-7, 2017 at the Times-Union Center. (more...)

Chance Theater to Stage West Coast Premiere of Video Game Musical CLAUDIO QUESTChance Theater to Stage West Coast Premiere of Video Game Musical CLAUDIO QUEST
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

Chance Theater, Anaheim's official resident theater company, is pleased to announce its West Coast premiere production of ... Claudio Quest. With music, lyrics and book by Drew Fornarola and Marshall Pailet, direction by Pailet, choreography by Maxx Reed and musical direction by Ryan O'Connell, Claudio Quest will preview from tonight, January 27, through February 3; regular performances will begin February 4 and continue through February 26 at Chance Theater @ Bette Aitken theater arts Center on the Cripe Stage. (more...)

Hit West End Production of KINKY BOOTS Extends Through September 2017Hit West End Production of KINKY BOOTS Extends Through September 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

Ahead of its 600th West End performance on Monday, Kinky Boots, the huge-hearted, high-heeled hit, announces the opening of a new booking period until Saturday 30 September 2017. Tickets for this extended period will go on sale from Friday 27 January 2017. (more...)

Broadway Sacramento Presents KINKY BOOTS at the Community Center TheaterBroadway Sacramento Presents KINKY BOOTS at the Community Center Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 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 Community Center Theater on Jan. 31 and runs through Feb. 5. (more...)

ALTAR BOYZ to Rock the Stage at Meadow Brook TheatreALTAR BOYZ to Rock the Stage at Meadow Brook Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

The 'Altar Boyz'-Matthew, Mark, Luke, Juan and Abraham-are going to save the world...and probably make you swoon in the process. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Carmen Cusack in Gulfshore Playhouse's DO THIS!Photo Flash: First Look at Carmen Cusack in Gulfshore Playhouse's DO THIS!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Gulfshore Playhouse, Southwest Florida's Premiere Professional theatre, is very excited to announce that 2016 Tony Award-nominee Carmen Cusack stars in the one-woman, world premiere of Do This by Karen Siff Exkorn, which is now running through the 28th. BroadwayWorld has a first look below! (more...)

Composers Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty Exploring 'New Musical Concepts' for ONCE ON THIS ISLAND RevivalComposers Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty Exploring 'New Musical Concepts' for ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Revival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Just last month, a music workshop was held in NYC. '[It] was absolutely thrilling.' Flaherty told BroadwayWorld. 'In collaboration with director Michael Arden, vocal designer Ann Marie Milazzo and orchestrator Michael Starobin, we explored many exciting new musical concepts for the piece. Lynn [Ahrens] and I look forward to taking these ideas further with our new collaborators in the New Year.' (more...)

National Conference for Musical Theatre Writers Now Available OnlineNational Conference for Musical Theatre Writers Now Available Online
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Did you miss the national conference for musical theatre writers last summer? New Musicals Inc. is launching an online conference for musical theatre writers, focusing on business issues such as contracts, fundraising, copyright, how to approach producers (and how not to approach producers). (more...)

Uncle Function Presents AWARD SEASONUncle Function Presents AWARD SEASON
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Sketch comedy team Uncle Function will introduce a series of new and beloved sketches for their upcoming comedy show Uncle Function Presents: Awards Season A Sketch Comedy Show at the legendary improv theater The Pit Underground on Friday, January 27, 7:30pm at 123 E 24th St., Manhattan. (more...)

T. Schreiber Theatre Presents 4th Annual Schreiber Shorts 10-Minute Play FestivalT. Schreiber Theatre Presents 4th Annual Schreiber Shorts 10-Minute Play Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

T. Schreiber Theatre (TST) proudly presents 'The Fourth Annual Schreiber Shorts: An Evening of One Acts' January 25th and runs through February 11th. The 10-minute play series will feature works by 10 playwrights, selected from nearly 1000 submissions in a nationwide playwriting competition. Curated and produced by Halle Morse and Megan Grace, 'The Schreiber Shorts' marks the second production of TST' 2016-17 season. Performances are Wednesdays-Sundays at 8:00pm at the Gloria Maddox Theatre (151 West 26th Street, 7th Floor). Tickets are $15: tschreiber.org/shorts (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Interview with Director Sheryl Kaller and Playwright Karen Siff Exkorn of DO THIS! Starring Carmen CusackSTAGE TUBE: Interview with Director Sheryl Kaller and Playwright Karen Siff Exkorn of DO THIS! Starring Carmen Cusack
by Stage Tube - Jan 16, 2017

Gulfshore Playhouse, Southwest Florida's Premiere Professional theatre, is very excited to announce that 2016 Tony Award-nominee Carmen Cusack stars in the one-woman, world premiere of Do This by Karen Siff Exkorn, which is now running through the 28th. Check out the video interview below of Director Sheryl Kaller and Playwright Karen Siff Exkorn! (more...)

Immigrant Artists and Scholars in New York and Nuyorican Poets Cafe Present NEW YORK WITH AN ACCENTImmigrant Artists and Scholars in New York and Nuyorican Poets Cafe Present NEW YORK WITH AN ACCENT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

BEFORE THE INAUGURATION - Immigrant Voices need to be HEARD! (more...)

Broadway's KINKY BOOTS Will Welcome New 'Lauren' This MonthBroadway's KINKY BOOTS Will Welcome New 'Lauren' This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Producers Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig announced today that Bring It On star Taylor Louderman will return to Broadway this winter, joining the Broadway company of Kinky Boots as 'Lauren' in the Tony Award-winning musical, beginning January 16, 2016.   (more...)

Off-Broadway's A DOG STORY Musical Sniffs Out the Recording StudioOff-Broadway's A DOG STORY Musical Sniffs Out the Recording Studio
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Broadway Records has announced that A Dog Story (Original Off-Broadway Cast Recording) will be released digitally and in stores on Friday, January 20, 2017. (more...)

New York Madness to Join The Fire This Time Festival at The Kraine TheaterNew York Madness to Join The Fire This Time Festival at The Kraine Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade will present the January installment of New York Madness on Sunday, January 29 at 8pm as part of The Fire This Time Festival. (more...)

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