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Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 2/25-2/26/2017Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 2/25-2/26/2017
by - Feb 26, 2017

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, February 26, 2017 - Sunday, February 26, 2017. (more...)

BWW Experts and Stage and Screen Stars Pick the 2017 Academy Award WinnersBWW Experts and Stage and Screen Stars Pick the 2017 Academy Award Winners
by Matt Tamanini - Feb 24, 2017

Time is running out to get your 2017 Oscars Pool picks in, so we here at BroadwayWorld have put together a team of experts and stage and screen stars to help you in your prognostication. The stars lending their acting and filmmaking expertise are Broadway and CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND star Donna Lynne Champlin; UNDATEABLE and the West End's Dewey Finn in SCHOOL OF ROCK, David Fynn; Broadway and CHICAGO MED star Patti Murin; and one of the stars of the new Broadway musical Caesar Samayoa. (more...)

Video: First Look at Scenes from the Canadian Premiere of MY NIGHT WITH REGVideo: First Look at Scenes from the Canadian Premiere of MY NIGHT WITH REG
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

David Mirvish is delighted to present the Studio 180 Theatre production of MY NIGHT WITH REG, by Kevin Elyot, directed by Joel Greenberg. MY NIGHT WITH REG plays February 10 to 26 at the Panasonic Theatre. (more...)

FRIDAY 5 (+1): The Leading Ladies of CFTA's 9 to 5: THE MUSICALFRIDAY 5 (+1): The Leading Ladies of CFTA's 9 to 5: THE MUSICAL
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 10, 2017

Opening tonight at Murfreesboro's Center for the Arts is 9 to 5: The Musical, the Broadway musical by Dolly Parton and Patricia Resnick, based upon the hit movie in which Parton played Doralee, a buxom, down-home kind of gal. Directed by Matthew Hayes Hunter, with choreography by Kate Adams-Kramer and musical direction by Emily Dennis, the show features a stunning trio of leading ladies - played by Katie Hahn, Mary Ellen Smith and Memory Strong-Smith - and an ensemble filled with local favorites, including two Matt Smiths... (more...)

SCHOOL OF ROCK - THE MUSICAL Extended Booking In West End For a Third Time To January 2018SCHOOL OF ROCK - THE MUSICAL Extended Booking In West End For a Third Time To January 2018
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

For a third time since its West End premiere Andrew Lloyd Webber's production of School of Rock - The Musical today announces a further booking extension with tickets now available to 14 January 2018. (more...)

Michael Flatley Dance Academy Inspires Next Generation of TalentMichael Flatley Dance Academy Inspires Next Generation of Talent
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

???????A series of pop-up dance workshops to inspire and discover new talent have been launched as part of the new UK tour of Michael Flatley's Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games. (more...)

'9 to 5 Change It!' Awards Presented During Run of CFTA Musical'9 to 5 Change It!' Awards Presented During Run of CFTA Musical
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 1, 2017

Murfreesboro's Center for the Arts presents Dolly Parton's hit Broadway musical - 9 to 5, The Musical - running February 10-26, during which they will recognize local women who have made a difference in the workforce with the presentation of "9 to 5 Change It!" Awards. (more...)

Peter Capaldi to Leave Iconic Role of DOCTOR WHO After Three SeasonsPeter Capaldi to Leave Iconic Role of DOCTOR WHO After Three Seasons
by TV News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Peter Capaldi first stepped into the TARDIS in 2013, and will leave the iconic role of DOCTOR WHO in the 2017 Christmas special after three incredible seasons on BBC AMERICA's hit sci-fi drama. (more...)

Canadian Premiere Of MY NIGHT WITH REG At Panasonic TheatreCanadian Premiere Of MY NIGHT WITH REG At Panasonic Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

David Mirvish is delighted to present the Studio 180 Theatre production of MY NIGHT WITH REG, by Kevin Elyot, directed by Joel Greenberg. MY NIGHT WITH REG plays February 10 to 26 at the Panasonic Theatre. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Midwinter's First Night 2017, THE SEQUELPhoto Coverage: Midwinter's First Night 2017, THE SEQUEL
by - Jan 14, 2017

Gracie McGraw, Molly Balsam and Jenna Pryor opened Act Two of the awards show with a medley of Hamilton-inspired songs. (more...)

THE MATT SHOW is Camp with a Side of Current EventsTHE MATT SHOW is Camp with a Side of Current Events
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Do you watch Leah Remini's new docuseries and wonder how she does anything with those nails? Do you want to pour out a Coke for the late, great Carrie Fisher? Are you upset trans advocate Caitlyn Jenner supports Trump? Does your mother sometimes sound like a beloved 90s television character played by Betty White? Then, honey, this is the show for you! (more...)

20th Anniversary Tour of LORD OF THE DANCE Is Now Open!20th Anniversary Tour of LORD OF THE DANCE Is Now Open!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

???????Michael Flatley's spectacular Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games commenced its 23-city major new national UK Tour this week at Liverpool's Empire Theatre. Hot on the heels of a successful World Tour, the new show is at the Empire Theatre now until Saturday 14 January. (more...)

Photo Coverage: MIDWINTER'S FIRST NIGHT 2017Photo Coverage: MIDWINTER'S FIRST NIGHT 2017
by - Jan 10, 2017

A capacity crowd filled The Keeton to witness the no-holds-barred evening, hosted by Julia Marie Nettles, Jenna Pryor, Austin Jeffrey Smith and Taylor Tracey. Arron Holman worked the crowd during the evening to provide insight for the coming theatrical season in Nashville. (more...)

EVITA, GOOD MONSTERS Claim Top Honors at Midwinter's First NightEVITA, GOOD MONSTERS Claim Top Honors at Midwinter's First Night
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jan 10, 2017

Studio Tenn and Tennessee Performing Arts Center's joint venture to produce Andrew Lloyd Webber's Evita in Nashville resulted in the production claiming the top prize as "Outstanding Musical of The Year" at Sunday's Midwinter's First Night event at The Larry Keeton Theatre. Nashville Repertory Theatre's production of Nate Eppler's original play Good Monsters took the title of "Outstanding Play of The Year" in the annual ceremony that dates back to its origins in 1989. (more...)

SCHOOL OF ROCK THE MUSICAL Extended Booking In West End To May 2017SCHOOL OF ROCK THE MUSICAL Extended Booking In West End To May 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Having recently twice smashed the house record at the New London Theatre, today, 9 January 2017, Andrew Lloyd Webber's West End production of School of Rock - The Musical announces the show is extending booking for a second time since its official opening.  Tickets are now available to 28 May 2017. (more...)


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SCHOOL OF ROCK THE MUSICAL Smashes Records in the West End and on BroadwaySCHOOL OF ROCK THE MUSICAL Smashes Records in the West End and on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2016

Andrew Lloyd Webber's School of Rock - The Musical last week smashed box office records on both sides of the Atlantic. (more...)

Pick Up Some Improv Skills at Playhouse on Park This JanuaryPick Up Some Improv Skills at Playhouse on Park This January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2016

Resolving to flex those creative muscles and build on those improv skills this year? Whether you dream of performing, want to be a better public speaker, or you just want to impress your friends at the next cocktail party, Adult Intermediate Improvisation is for you! Classes begin on Monday, January 16. (more...)

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: DOWNTON ABBEY's Daisy Lewis Praises the National Youth TheatreEXCLUSIVE VIDEO: DOWNTON ABBEY's Daisy Lewis Praises the National Youth Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

Daisy Lewis, star of ITV's Downton Abbey, paid tribute to NYT for supporting her in her early career development. (more...)

GO RICKI to Return with First Show of 2017!GO RICKI to Return with First Show of 2017!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Back off my man and get ready for a big surprise on Thursday, January 12th at 9:00pm! 'Go Ricki' is a monthly stand up & storytelling show at QED Astoria with themes pulled from the ridiculous topics of 'The Ricki Lake Show'. (more...)

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