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David Bedella, Cory English & More Join Cast of THE PRODUCERS UK Tour; Full Company ConfirmedDavid Bedella, Cory English & More Join Cast of THE PRODUCERS UK Tour; Full Company Confirmed
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

Based on Mel Brooks' beloved Academy Award winning movie, The Producers is a hilarious musical comedy that has taken Broadway and the West End by storm, winning a record-breaking 12 Tony Awards and 3 Olivier Awards; it opens its UK tour in March 2015. (more...)

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, THE KING'S SPECH & More to Play Theatre Royal Glasgow in 2015TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, THE KING'S SPECH & More to Play Theatre Royal Glasgow in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

We're flying Over the Rainbow with Songbird: The Music of Eva Cassidy (Sat 31 Jan), a celebration of the singer's greatest hits, before audiences flock to the Theatre Royal for the revival of Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize winning novel To Kill a Mockingbird (Tue 3 - Sat 7 Feb). Rooster tops the bill in an outstanding programme from prestigious dance company Rambert (Thu 5 - Sat 7 Mar) - it's sure to be a hoot with choreography inspired by the swinging sixties. (more...)

Broadway's Greg Reuter Passes Away at 43Broadway's Greg Reuter Passes Away at 43
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com is saddened to report the death of Broadway veteran Greg Reuter, who had recently joined the faculty of Michigan State University as a Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre and Choreography. He passed away on December 18th at age 43 due to medical complications. We will update this article with more information as it becomes available. (more...)

Ross Noble Joins Manford and Spence In THE PRODUCERS 2015 Tour!Ross Noble Joins Manford and Spence In THE PRODUCERS 2015 Tour!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2014

Following 14 sell-out worldwide tours, award-winning comedian and king of improvisational comedy Ross Noble will make his musical theatre debut in the 2015 UK Tour of The Producers. (more...)

Sunday Special: Joined at the Hip - Broadway's Best Musical Duos!Sunday Special: Joined at the Hip - Broadway's Best Musical Duos!
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 23, 2014

With SIDE SHOW's reimagined revival currently on Broadway, we couldn't resist rounding up some of the Great White Way's best duos from throughout history. Scroll down for our picks and be sure to tell us your favorite (and any we missed) below! (more...)

Louie Spence Joins Jason Manford In Cast Of THE PRODUCERS!Louie Spence Joins Jason Manford In Cast Of THE PRODUCERS!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2014

Renowned dancer, choreographer and television personality Louie Spence will join award-winning comedian Jason Manford in the brand new UK Tour of The Producers. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 11/09/2014Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 11/09/2014
by BWW - Nov 9, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/09/2014 for Philadelphia (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Phoenix - Week of 11/09/2014Now Playing Onstage in Phoenix - Week of 11/09/2014
by BWW - Nov 9, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/09/2014 for Phoenix (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Vermont - Week of 11/09/2014Now Playing Onstage in Vermont - Week of 11/09/2014
by BWW - Nov 9, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/09/2014 for Vermont (more...)

Tony Sheldon Replaces Roger Rees in Encores! THE BAND WAGONTony Sheldon Replaces Roger Rees in Encores! THE BAND WAGON
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

Tony Award nominee Tony Sheldon (Priscilla Queen of the Desert) has joined the cast of the Encores! Special Event The Band Wagon in the role of Jeffrey Cordova, an egotistical British director. (Roger Rees, previously announced in the role, is no longer available.) The Band Wagon cast stars Tony Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell, seven-time Emmy Award winner Tracey Ullman, Academy Award nominee Michael McKean, Tony Award nominee Laura Osnes, Tony Award nominee Michael Berresse and Don Stephenson. The Band Wagon will open on Sunday, November 8. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 11/02/2014Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 11/02/2014
by BWW - Nov 2, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/02/2014 for Philadelphia (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Phoenix - Week of 11/02/2014Now Playing Onstage in Phoenix - Week of 11/02/2014
by BWW - Nov 2, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/02/2014 for Phoenix (more...)

Tall Tales Come to the West Coast with BIG FISH Premiere Tomorrow NightTall Tales Come to the West Coast with BIG FISH Premiere Tomorrow Night
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2014

Opening tomorrow -- Musical Theatre West (MTW) opens its 2014-2015 season, reeling in the West Coast premiere of the critically acclaimed Broadway musical Big Fish, a new musical, October 31 through November 16. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Versatility is JEFF SKOWRON's Middle NameBWW Interviews: Versatility is JEFF SKOWRON's Middle Name
by Ellen Dostal - Oct 28, 2014

Jeff Skowron is a chameleon. The versatile actor has appeared on Southern California stages playing everything from Thenardier in Les Miserables at La Mirada Theatre to Leo Bloom in The Producers at 3-D Theatricals -- roles for which he is currently nominated for an Ovation Award -- to The Baker in Into the Woods. He previously won the Ovation Award for his moving performance of Leo Frank in 3DT's award-winning revival of Parade, and that's in addition to his work on Broadway and in television & film. Next he steps into the traveling salesman shoes of Edward Bloom for the west coast premiere of Big Fish at Musical Theatre West. It's a role that continues to show his range in a production that will enchant audiences beginning October 31st. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Phoenix - Week of 10/26/2014Now Playing Onstage in Phoenix - Week of 10/26/2014
by BWW - Oct 26, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/26/2014 for Phoenix (more...)

Jason Manford to Star in THE PRODUCERS 2015 UK TourJason Manford to Star in THE PRODUCERS 2015 UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

Award winning comedian Jason Manford will star in a brand new UK Tour of The Producers. Based on Mel Brooks' beloved Academy Award winning movie, The Producers is a hilarious musical comedy that has taken Broadway and the West End by storm, winning a record-breaking 12 Tony Awards and 3 Olivier Awards; it opens its UK tour in March 2015. (more...)

SMTC Sets Full Cast of THE PRODUCERSSMTC Sets Full Cast of THE PRODUCERS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

SMTC welcomes Valley theatre veteran Terry Gadaire to the cast as "Roger DeBris", Marina Blue Jarrette as "Ulla", Patrick Russo as "Franz Liebkind" and Sky Christian Donovan as "Carmen Ghia". They join the previously announced award-winning actors Matt Newhard as "Leo Bloom" and Hector Coris as "Max Bialystock." (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Phoenix - Week of 10/19/2014Now Playing Onstage in Phoenix - Week of 10/19/2014
by BWW - Oct 19, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/19/2014 for Phoenix (more...)

Tony Sheldon Replaces Roger Rees in Encores! THE BAND WAGONTony Sheldon Replaces Roger Rees in Encores! THE BAND WAGON
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

Tony Award nominee Tony Sheldon (Priscilla Queen of the Desert) has joined the cast of the Encores! Special Event The Band Wagon in the role of Jeffrey Cordova, an egotistical British director. (Roger Rees, previously announced in the role, is no longer available.) The Band Wagon cast stars Tony Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell, seven-time Emmy Award winner Tracey Ullman, Academy Award nominee Michael McKean, Tony Award nominee Laura Osnes, Tony Award nominee Michael Berresse and Don Stephenson. The Band Wagon will open on Sunday, November 8. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Arizona Broadway Theatre's THE PRODUCERS Has IT and Flaunts IT - A Virtual Cornucopia of Standout PerformancesBWW Reviews: Arizona Broadway Theatre's THE PRODUCERS Has IT and Flaunts IT - A Virtual Cornucopia of Standout Performances
by Herbert Paine - Oct 13, 2014

The Producers is Mel Brooks' irreverent and satirical but ever-loving homage to Broadway show biz and has etched into the minds of theatregoers some of the most memorable if not outlandish concepts, characters and lines ever. It is nearly impossible not to measure later performances of Max Bialystock and Leo Bloom against Mostel and Wilder or Lane and Broderick…BUT, not so impossible when Michael McAssey and Jared Mancuso take the stage in Arizona Broadway Theatre's production of this theatrical gem and lead a cast of performers any one of whom can steal the show. (more...)

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