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Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits - MATILDA!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 18, 2014

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With several weeks until the craziness begins, there is still plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's already occupied theaters . BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's MATILDA below! (more...)

BWW Previews: Spinning Tree Theatre Announces 2014-2015 Season
by Steve Wilson - Mar 12, 2014

Spinning Tree Theatre in Kansas City announced their selections for the 2014-2015 season. The new season sees Spinning Tree grow from three shows per season to a fourth show. Two plays and two musicals highlight the season, with three of the productions being Kansas City premieres. The new season marks the first time the theatrical company has produced a local playwright. (more...)

Jeffrey Bean, Elizabeth Bunch and More Star in World Premiere of Theresa Rebeck's FOOL at Alley Theatre, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

Alley Theatre presents the world premiere of a new comedy by Theresa Rebeck, Fool. In Rebeck's new comedy, two kings get together and place a wager on their fools - a jester competition, and the funniest one gets to keep his head. Two evil minions have a lot to say about this, but not as much as the kitchen wench. And what's the queen been up to all night? A dramatical comical farcical tragical play about power, love and laughter, set in a medieval kitchen. Adult Language, Adult Situations, Beheadings. (more...)

Jeffrey Bean, Elizabeth Bunch and More to Star in World Premiere of Theresa Rebeck's FOOL at Alley Theatre; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 06, 2014

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for the world premiere of a new comedy by Theresa Rebeck, Fool. In Rebeck's new comedy, two kings get together and place a wager on their fools - a jester competition, and the funniest one gets to keep his head. Two evil minions have a lot to say about this, but not as much as the kitchen wench. And what's the queen been up to all night? A dramatical comical farcical tragical play about power, love and laughter, set in a medieval kitchen. Adult Language, Adult Situations, Beheadings. (more...)

BWW Draws the Curtain on 2013: This Year's Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
by Walter McBride - Dec 27, 2013

Today, check out part one of this year's curtain call highlights 2013, and catch up on anything that you might have missed within the last 12 months! (more...)

BWW CD Reviews: MATILDA (Original Broadway Cast Recording) is Darkly Intriguing
by David Clarke - Oct 22, 2013

When Tim Minchin and Dennis Kelly's musical MATILDA, based on Roald Dahl's novel by the same name, first leapt across the pond most assumed that the Broadway cast would not get a cast recording. However, this production has been full of surprise announcements like Bertie Carvel reprising his role as Miss Trunchbull and the addition of an overture and pre-show curtain. Garnering positive notices when it opened on Broadway, the MATILDA (Original Broadway Cast Recording) does a great job capturing the spirit of the clever and spunky show. (more...)

MATILDA Broadway Recording Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 10/22
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 12, 2013

The original Broadway cast recording of the hit page-to-stage adaptation of Roald Dahl's classic children's story MATILDA is now available for pre-order according to a new listing, as well as the full official track-listing for the release. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: August 31 - September 6
by BWW Special Coverage - Sep 06, 2013

HIGHLIGHTS THIS WEEK: Matilda wants their Honey, Remembering David Frost, West End goes bare, and La Toya Jackson joins NEWSical! (more...)

Craig Bierko and Jill Paice Join Broadway's MATILDA Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2013

The Tony Award winning Matilda the Musical welcomes today, September 3, Craig Bierko and Jill Paice to the company as Miss Trunchbull and Miss Honey, respectively. Bertie Carvel and Lauren Ward played their final performances in those roles on September 1. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend
by - Sep 01, 2013

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, September 1, 2013 - Sunday, September 1, 2013. (more...)

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermissions Pics, August 31 - Part 2 - Cast of Broadway's MATILDA Begs Lauren Ward to Stay, Jackie Hoffman in Bay Street's FORUM & More!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 01, 2013

Yesterday's photos included the cast of Broadway's MATILDA pleading for the departing Lauren Ward to stay, the final SIP for Bay Street Theatre's A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM with Jackie Hoffman, plus the final shots from Crown Uptown's SPRING AWAKENING, and more! (more...)

Bertie Carvel and Lauren Ward Depart Broadway's MATILDA Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 01, 2013

Bertie Carvel and Lauren Ward will play their final performances as Miss Trunchbull and Miss Honey, respectively, in MATILDA THE MUSICAL at The Shubert Theatre today. The Tony-nominated pair originated their roles in the West End prior to making the trip across the pond for Broadway's production. Craig Bierko and Jill Paice will join the company on September 3. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: A Day in the Life of MATILDA'S Lauren Ward!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 29, 2013

In the video below, MATILDA's Lauren Ward, who plays 'Miss Honey' in the new musical, spends a day in her New York City neighborhood as she meets friends for breakfast, goes shopping for birthday presents and more. Spend a day with Ward by clicking below! (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: August 17-23
by BWW Features - Aug 23, 2013

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK: MATILDA gets a cast album, ONCE performs outside, MENAGERIE meets the press and so much more! (more...)

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with the Cast of Broadway's MATILDA!
by BWW Staff - Aug 19, 2013

The producers of the Tony Award-winning Matilda The Musical announced last week that the original Broadway cast recording will be produced by Michael Croiter and Christopher Nightingale for Broadway Records/Yellow Sound Label and will be released digitally and be available at the Shubert Theatre beginning Friday, September 27, 2013. The CD will be available in stores on Tuesday, October 22, 2013. The album can be pre-ordered at www.BroadwayRecords.com. Amazon.com pre-order coming very soon. The cast was in the recording studio earlier today and you can check out photos from the special day below! (more...)

SOREL's “Get Your Boots Dirty” Campaign Video Series Celebrate Real Women
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2013

SOREL, a premium boot brand founded in 1962, announced its Fall/Winter 2013 brand campaign, which builds upon its 'Get Your Boots Dirty' and SORELstyle themes launched last year. (more...)

Breaking News: Craig Bierko and Jill Paice to Join MATILDA on September 3
by BWW News Desk - Aug 01, 2013

Producers of the Tony Award winning MATILDA THE MUSICAL announced today that Craig Bierko and Jill Paice will join the company as Miss Trunchbull and Miss Honey, respectively, on September 3. Bertie Carvel and Lauren Ward will play their final performances in those roles on September 1. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway Shows Some Puppy Love! Backstage at BROADWAY BARKS 15 - Part One
by Walter McBride - Jul 15, 2013

Yesterday was the 15th annual BROADWAY BARKS!, a star-studded dog and cat adoption event benefiting New York City animal shelters and adoption agencies. Check out Part One of our backstage photo coverage below. (more...)

Woof! BROADWAY BARKS! Takes Place Today, Starting at 3:30pm in Shubert Alley
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2013

Mary Tyler Moore and Bernadette Peters will host the 15th annual BROADWAY BARKS!, a star-studded dog and cat adoption event benefiting New York City animal shelters and adoption agencies. Produced by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, sponsored by the ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) and additional sponsorship by the New York Times, BARKS will take place on Saturday, July 13 in Shubert Alley, the heart of the Broadway Theater District (located between 44th and 45thStreets, between Broadway and Eighth Avenues). The festivities begin at 3:30 p.m.; celebrity presentations of pets from animal shelters citywide will take place between 5-6:30 p.m. This year, BARKS will open the show with a performance from the Jersey Boysfollowed by the Broadway debut of many adoptable animals presented by many stars from this season's 'hottest' shows. In addition, Peters will be in Shubert Alley with famed illustrator/ author, Hilary Knight, the designer of this year's BARKS poster and Playbill cover. The signing is from 12 noon - 2:00p.m. All proceeds benefit Broadway Barks! (more...)

Video: Bernadette Peters Talks BROADWAY BARKS On FOX
by Oliver Oliveros - Jul 10, 2013

On this morning's GOOD DAY NEW YORK on FOX, Peters introduced to TV hosts Greg Kelly and Rosanna Scotto some of the dogs that will be up for adoption at this year's BROADWAY BARKS. (more...)

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