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Photo Flash: First Look at Shoshana Bean and Whitney Bashor in Broadway-Bound BEACHESPhoto Flash: First Look at Shoshana Bean and Whitney Bashor in Broadway-Bound BEACHES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2015

Drury Lane Productions and Jennifer Maloney-Prezioso (Broadway's Spring Awakening, Rock of Ages) present the pre-Broadway production of Beaches, A New Musical, based on the beloved novel by Iris Rainer Dart. The show began previews June 24 and opens tonight, July 2nd, running through August 16, 2015. The original musical is written by Iris Rainer Dart and Thom Thomas, with music by David Austin and lyrics by Iris Rainer Dart. The production is directed by Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Follies, Million Dollar Quartet). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the stars in action below! (more...)

Oh Say Can They Sing! Broadway's Best Perform The National AnthemOh Say Can They Sing! Broadway's Best Perform The National Anthem
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2015

Ahead of Saturday's celebration of the birthday of America, BWW brings you some of our favorite renditions of 'The Star Spangled Banner', performed by Broadway's best. (more...)

Broadway-Bound BEACHES, Starring Shoshana Bean & Whitney Bashor, Opens Tonight in ChicagoBroadway-Bound BEACHES, Starring Shoshana Bean & Whitney Bashor, Opens Tonight in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2015

Drury Lane Productions and Jennifer Maloney-Prezioso (Broadway's Spring Awakening, Rock of Ages) present the pre-Broadway production of Beaches, A New Musical, based on the beloved novel by Iris Rainer Dart. The show began previews June 24 and opens tonight, July 2nd, running through August 16, 2015. The original musical is written by Iris Rainer Dart and Thom Thomas, with music by David Austin and lyrics by Iris Rainer Dart. The production is directed by Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Follies, Million Dollar Quartet). (more...)

Jacob's Pillow to Welcome Dorrance Dance, Featuring Music by BIGLovely & BODYTRAFFICJacob's Pillow to Welcome Dorrance Dance, Featuring Music by BIGLovely & BODYTRAFFIC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

Following two sold-out engagements in both 2013 and 2014, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival presents tap sensation Dorrance Dance with famed singer/songwriter Toshi Reagon and her band BIGLovely in the return of The Blues Project, July 1-5 in the Ted Shawn Theatre. Founded in 2011 by Jacob's Pillow Dance Award recipient Michelle Dorrance, Dorrance Dance features some of today's best tap artists, performing alongside co-choreographers of The Blues Project Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards and Derick K. Grant. Award-winning musician and composer Toshi Reagon created the music for The Blues Project, which is performed live by Reagon and members of her band, BIGLovely, on acoustic guitar, electric guitar, bass, drums and percussion, and violin. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 7/1/2015 - 'LITTLE SHOP' at Encores! and More!WAKE UP with BWW 7/1/2015 - 'LITTLE SHOP' at Encores! and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jul 1, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Ashman & Menken's classic LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS returns to the stage tonight! (more...)

Billy Joel to Be First Artist to Simultaneously Hold Both of MSG's Concert-Related Performance RecordsBilly Joel to Be First Artist to Simultaneously Hold Both of MSG's Concert-Related Performance Records
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

Music icon and Madison Square Garden franchise Billy Joel will be the first artist ever to simultaneously hold both of The Garden's concert-related performance records. (more...)

It's Official: Anthony Warlow Will Join FINDING NEVERLAND Into the FallIt's Official: Anthony Warlow Will Join FINDING NEVERLAND Into the Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2015

We reported it first last week, and now it's official as word is just in that Broadway and Australian stage vet Anthony Warlow will return to Broadway this summer when he steps into the roles of "Charles Frohman" and "Captain Hook" in mid-July. There is still no word on the star's exact start date, or the reason for Kelsey Grammer's temporary departure. Warlow will remain in the show until September 13, when Kelsey Grammer, who originated the role on Broadway, returns as Captain of the pirate ship. (more...)

Check Out the Full Schedule for the 9th Annual 'Welcome to Boog City' FestivalCheck Out the Full Schedule for the 9th Annual 'Welcome to Boog City' Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2015

The 9th Annual Welcome to Boog City Festival -- 5 Days of Poetry, Music, and Theater -- is headed to New York City! (more...)

Darko Tresnjak Helms Anastasia Barzee in KISS ME, KATE at The Old Globe; Full Cast, Creative Team Announced!Darko Tresnjak Helms Anastasia Barzee in KISS ME, KATE at The Old Globe; Full Cast, Creative Team Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2015

The complete cast and creative team have been announced for The Old Globe's presentation of Kiss Me, Kate, the classic musical comedy featuring a book by Sam and Bella Spewack and an iconic score by Cole Porter. (more...)

Ticket Summit Welcomes Joe Torre as Keynote Speaker Ticket Summit Welcomes Joe Torre as Keynote Speaker
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2015

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Taylor Tote to Debut 'All You Left Behind' at Tim McLoone's Supper Club, 6/24Taylor Tote to Debut 'All You Left Behind' at Tim McLoone's Supper Club, 6/24
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

Just a few months after Taylor Tote had her music video debut in front of a packed house at the Two River Theatre in Red Bank, she's back with her second video release. This time around, she's not only introducing a new video -- her band is going unplugged for the first time. (more...)

BWW TV: Go Inside the 2015 Garden of Dreams Talent Show!BWW TV: Go Inside the 2015 Garden of Dreams Talent Show!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 19, 2015

Just yesterday, celebrity guests, including Hoda Kotb, the Rockettes, Jared Grimes and more, gathered to support more than 100 children from the Garden of Dreams Foundation for the annual Garden of Dreams Talent Show at Radio City Music Hall. Check out highlights from the show below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Step Right Up! Sneak Peek at City Parks' 2015 SummerStage Circus FestivalPhoto Flash: Step Right Up! Sneak Peek at City Parks' 2015 SummerStage Circus Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2015

Circus comes to New York City as part of City Parks Foundation's SummerStage Kids International Contemporary Circus Festival, with free performances in all five boroughs from June 26 - August 17, 2015. New Yorkers will be dazzled by Bollywood-style juggling, hoop diving and partner acrobatics shows specially designed to entertain all ages! The circus programs introduce New York City youth to contemporary circus, a growing genre that incorporates physical theater, dance and acrobatics. Scroll down for a sneak peek at some of the acts! (more...)

ELF National Tour Sets 2015-16 Holiday Season DatesELF National Tour Sets 2015-16 Holiday Season Dates
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2015

Based on the beloved 2003 New Line Cinema hit starring Will Ferrell, ELF features songs by Tony Award nominees Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin (The Wedding Singer), with a book by Tony Award winners Thomas Meehan (Annie, The Producers, Hairspray) and Bob Martin (The Drowsy Chaperone). The production will feature direction by Sam Scalamoni and choreography by Connor Gallagher. (more...)

Photo Flash: CHICAGO's Brandy Norwood Mentors Garden of Dreams' 2015 Talent Show KidsPhoto Flash: CHICAGO's Brandy Norwood Mentors Garden of Dreams' 2015 Talent Show Kids
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

Recently, star of Broadway's CHICAGO and pop singer Brandy Norwood mentored children from MSG's Garden of Dreams Foundation (who will all be starring in the Garden of Dreams Talent Show on June 18 at Radio City Music Hall). Scroll down for a peek at Brandy with the kids! (more...)

STAR TREK: THE ULTIMATE VOYAGE Coming to Madison Square Garden in 2016STAR TREK: THE ULTIMATE VOYAGE Coming to Madison Square Garden in 2016
by TV News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

MSG Entertainment and Live Nation announced today that Star Trek: The Ultimate Voyage will take the Theater at Madison Square Garden stage on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 8:00PM, as part of their North American concert tour. (more...)

World Premiere of THE COBALTEANS Set for NYMFWorld Premiere of THE COBALTEANS Set for NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

THE COBALTEANS, a new musical featuring book and lyrics by Yianni Papadimos, music by Ben Chavez and additional music by Andrew Bridges and Yianni Papadimos, will be presented in the 2015 New York Musical Theatre Festival. (more...)

Billy Joel's MSG Concert of 9/25 to Move to 9/26 to Accomodate Pope VisitBilly Joel's MSG Concert of 9/25 to Move to 9/26 to Accomodate Pope Visit
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

Billy Joel's concert scheduled for Friday, September 25 will move to Saturday, September 26 at Madison Square Garden to accommodate Pope Francis' visit to New York City. (more...)

Russell Peters Coming to Buell Theatre, 9/25Russell Peters Coming to Buell Theatre, 9/25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Russell Peters will be performing live at Temple Hoyne Buell Theatre on September 25 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are on sale now. Tickets range from $54.45 to $65.45 and can be purchased at axs.com or by phone (888) 929-7849. (more...)

Blur Confirms Hollywood Bowl & Madison Square Garden ConcertsBlur Confirms Hollywood Bowl & Madison Square Garden Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Damon Albarn, Graham Coxon, Alex James and Dave Rowntree—has confirmed a pair of dates at two of America's most famous venues: (more...)

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