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Hottest Articles on BWW 3/21/2017 - 3/28/2017Hottest Articles on BWW 3/21/2017 - 3/28/2017
by - Mar 28, 2017

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 3/21/2017 - 3/28/2017. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief March 28th, 2017 - CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY and More!BWW Morning Brief March 28th, 2017 - CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY and More!
by Jessica Khan - Mar 28, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY starts previews on Broadway tonight! (more...)

BWW Review: ALTAR BOYZ: Music With a MissionBWW Review: ALTAR BOYZ: Music With a Mission
by Nancy Grossman - Mar 27, 2017

Boy bands were big in the '90s. Marked by close harmonies, synchronized choreography, and saccharine sex appeal, each had its own image and they were particularly successful with young female audiences. ALTAR BOYZ at the Stoneham Theatre spins the concept, combining it with the popular wave of Christian-themed music, and the result is an original musical revue featuring five singing and dancing boys on the last night of their national "Raise the Praise" tour. (more...)

ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Sailing to Haiti to Find Broadway Lead; Dates Set!ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Sailing to Haiti to Find Broadway Lead; Dates Set!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Producers Ken Davenport and Hunter Arnold have announced that Once On This Island, the Olivier Award-winning and Tony Award-nominated Best Musical, is returning to Broadway this fall. (more...)

Cast Announced for ESAI'S TABLE as Part of Cherry Lane's MENTOR PROJECT 2017Cast Announced for ESAI'S TABLE as Part of Cherry Lane's MENTOR PROJECT 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Cherry Lane Theatre has announced casting for the second production of the Obie award-winning MENTOR PROJECT 2017 now in its 19th season. (more...)

Stoneham Theatre presents Sinfully Spectacular ALTAR BOYZStoneham Theatre presents Sinfully Spectacular ALTAR BOYZ
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Altar Boyz is a foot-stomping, rafter-raising, musical comedy about a fictitious Christian boy band on the last night of their national 'Raise the Praise' tour. The Boyz are five all-singing, all-dancing heartthrobs from Ohio: Matthew, Mark, Luke, Juan, and Abraham. With their tight harmonies, tight pants, and spectacular choreography, these boyz won't rest until they lift the soul of every single member of the audience. Directed by Tyler Rosati and Ceit Zweil, and Choreographed by Ceit Zweil, performances run from March 23-April 9, 2017. Press Opening is Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 3:00pm. (more...)

Rush Policy Announced for THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONGRush Policy Announced for THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

The Mischief Theatre production of The Play That Goes Wrong, the Olivier Award winning West End hit comedy, which officially began performances Thursday, March 9 at the Lyceum Theatre and will open on Sunday April 2, has announced a general rush policy. (more...)

Cast Announced for ESAI'S TABLE as Part of Cherry Lane's 2017 Mentor ProjectCast Announced for ESAI'S TABLE as Part of Cherry Lane's 2017 Mentor Project
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Cherry Lane Theatre has announced casting for the second production of the Obie award-winning MENTOR PROJECT 2017 now in its 19th season. (more...)

Cherry Lane Theatre Announces Casting For The Second Play Of The 2017 Mentor ProjectCherry Lane Theatre Announces Casting For The Second Play Of The 2017 Mentor Project
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Cherry Lane Theatre has announced casting for the second production of the Obie award-winning MENTOR PROJECT 2017 now in its 19th season. Nathan Yungerberg's ESAI'S TABLE, will be presented at Cherry Lane (38 Commerce St.) from March 22 - April 1, 2017, it has been announced by Seri Lawrence and Janio Marrero, MENTOR PROJECT's Producing Artistic Directors. Angelina Fiordellisi is Cherry Lane's Founding Artistic Director. (more...)

Sketch Comedy Team Uncle Function Host Comedy Show At The PitSketch Comedy Team Uncle Function Host Comedy Show At The Pit
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Sketch comedy team Uncle Function will introduce a series of new and beloved sketches perfect for a date night or a night out alone and laughing to yourself for their upcoming comedy show Uncle Function Falls in Love, A Sketch Comedy Show at The Peoples Improv Theater on Saturday, March 4th, 9:30pm at 123 East 24th st, Manhattan. (more...)

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...)

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