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Rhys Ifans To Play Scrooge In Matthew Warchus' Reworked A CHRISTMAS CAROLRhys Ifans To Play Scrooge In Matthew Warchus' Reworked A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Rhys Ifans is set to star as Ebenezer Scrooge in a radical reworking of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. (more...)

MATILDA Concludes Australian TourMATILDA Concludes Australian Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2017

The Royal Shakespeare Company's Australian leg of the Australasian tour of Matilda The Musical will conclude in Adelaide today after a record-breaking five-city run. (more...)

Photo Coverage: It's Blue Skies for GROUNDHOG DAY on Its 100th Broadway PerformancePhoto Coverage: It's Blue Skies for GROUNDHOG DAY on Its 100th Broadway Performance
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jul 12, 2017

Groundhog Day, the Olivier Award-winning new musical featuring music and lyrics by Tim Minchin and a book by Danny Rubin, and directed by Matthew Warchus, celebrated one hundred performances on Broadway tonight at the August Wilson Theater. BroadwayWorld was on hand to check out the festivities, which included a one-of-a-kind cake creation by Dina Jawets. Check out Andy Karl, Barrett Doss, and the cast of Groundhog Day as they celebrate 100 wonderful Broadway performances. (more...)

The Old Vic Announces Emma Rice's Wise Children as New Company in ResidenceThe Old Vic Announces Emma Rice's Wise Children as New Company in Residence
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

The Old Vic has just announced a new Company in Residence: Emma Rice's Wise Children. (more...)

Casting, Dates Set for Alan Ayckbourn's New Play THE DIVIDE at The Old VicCasting, Dates Set for Alan Ayckbourn's New Play THE DIVIDE at The Old Vic
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

The Old Vic today gives a sneak preview of what's to come in 2018 at The Old Vic during its bicentenary. The Divide, a new play by Alan Ayckbourn, will open at The Old Vic on 3 February 2018 with previews from 30 January 2018, following its premiere at the Edinburgh International Festival this summer. (more...)

Nigel Havers, Denis Lawson and Stephen Tompkinson to Star in UK Tour of ARTNigel Havers, Denis Lawson and Stephen Tompkinson to Star in UK Tour of ART
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Nigel Havers, Denis Lawson and Stephen Tompkinson will take on the age-old debate, 'What is art?', next year. (more...)

ONE VOICE AT THE OLD VIC to Feature Monologues by Mark Watson, Amelia Bullmore, and Yasmina RezaONE VOICE AT THE OLD VIC to Feature Monologues by Mark Watson, Amelia Bullmore, and Yasmina Reza
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

The Old Vic today announced the next One Voice at The Old Vic which will take place on 7 July featuring new monologues written by Mark Watson and Amelia Bullmore performed by Katherine Parkinson and Niamh Cusack as well as a monologue by Yasmina Reza. (more...)

BWW Review: MATILDA at Bass Performance HallBWW Review: MATILDA at Bass Performance Hall
by Kyle Christopher West - Jun 15, 2017

When the tour of MATILDA premiered in Dallas in September of 2015, the musical was plagued with sound issues, making Tim Minchin's intricately witty score impossible to follow. Fortunately, in its return to town (now at Fort Worth's Bass Hall), the Tony and Olivier Award-winning musical has been revamped to create an easier listening experience, resulting in a perfect evening of theatre for "miracles" of all ages. (more...)

The Old Vic Summer Party Raises Over Half A Million PoundsThe Old Vic Summer Party Raises Over Half A Million Pounds
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Through its work on stage and participatory projects, The Old Vic welcomes 300,000 people through it's doors each year, within this number 10,000 young people take part in education and new talent projects. (more...)

2017 TONY AWARD Recap: Show By Show Winner's List2017 TONY AWARD Recap: Show By Show Winner's List
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Oscar, Golden Globe and Tony Award-winning actor Kevin Spacey hosted THE 71st ANNUAL TONY® AWARDS, live from the historic Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Below, find out how the shows fared in the categories in which they were nominated: (more...)

VIDEO: Andy Karl & GROUNDHOG DAY Cast Perform on TONY AWARDSVIDEO: Andy Karl & GROUNDHOG DAY Cast Perform on TONY AWARDS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

Andy Karl and the cast of GROUNDHOG DAY performed on tonight's TONY AWARDS. Watch the performance below! (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN, OSLO, Ben Platt & Bette Midler Top 2017 Tony Awards - All the Winners!DEAR EVAN HANSEN, OSLO, Ben Platt & Bette Midler Top 2017 Tony Awards - All the Winners!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

This is the moment! The American Theatre Wing's 71st Annual Tony Awards, hosted by Tony and Academy Award-winning actor Kevin Spacey, air live from Radio City Music Hall on the CBS Television Network tonight, honoring theatre professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway. (more...)

They're Already Winners...  Counting Off the Tony Awards Already Won by the 2017 Nominees!They're Already Winners... Counting Off the Tony Awards Already Won by the 2017 Nominees!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

The 2017 Tony nominees are already winners... literally. Before a single Tony Award goes out tonight, this year's nominees already have a whopping 67 Tony Awards between them. Check out who has already won big below! (more...)

One Day More! Complete Guide to BWW's Tonys Coverage - All You Need to Know About the Nominees, Schedule & More!One Day More! Complete Guide to BWW's Tonys Coverage - All You Need to Know About the Nominees, Schedule & More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 11, 2017

It's only a day away! The 71st Annual Tony Awards will air on CBS tomorrow night, June 11 at 8pm and as usual, BroadwayWorld will be your one-stop shop for all things Tonys on Tonys Day, Night and Beyond! (more...)

Put on Your Sunday Clothes... It's Tonys Day! All You Need to Know About the Nominees, Schedule & More!Put on Your Sunday Clothes... It's Tonys Day! All You Need to Know About the Nominees, Schedule & More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 11, 2017

Today is the day! The 71st Annual Tony Awards will air on CBS tonight (...tonight, won't be just any night), June 11 at 8pm and as usual, BroadwayWorld will be your one-stop shop for all things Tonys on Tonys Day, Night and Beyond! (more...)

BWW Tonys Special: Ultimate Guide to This Season's Cast RecordingsBWW Tonys Special: Ultimate Guide to This Season's Cast Recordings
by David Clarke - Jun 10, 2017

Happy Tonys season BroadwayWorld! Is your CD collection and iPod Tonys ready? The big show-the 71th annual Tony Awards-is just over 24 hours away! Naturally, New York City and theatre fans across the world are excitedly buzzing about this year's ceremonies, which will be broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 8/7c on CBS. As always, this Broadway season has some exciting contenders in the musical categories, and to get you ready for the big night, I'm recapping the albums you should be listening to (or at least pre-ordering). (more...)

BWW Interview: #DisneyDad Raymond J. Lee Dishes on GROUNDHOG DAY, Reworks the Stereotypes and Tames Facebook HatredBWW Interview: #DisneyDad Raymond J. Lee Dishes on GROUNDHOG DAY, Reworks the Stereotypes and Tames Facebook Hatred
by Matthew Blank - Jun 9, 2017

Raymond J. Lee talks about GROUNDHOG DAY, his experience as an Actor-of-Color and newest gig as a Disney Daddy! (more...)


by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 9, 2017

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VIDEO: Find Out What the Matildas Would Do if They Were Prime MinisterVIDEO: Find Out What the Matildas Would Do if They Were Prime Minister
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

What would the four Matildas do if they were Prime Minister? See the hilarious girls get political in the video below! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

CUNY TV will salute the upcoming 2017 Tony Awards with a new TONY Preview Special on ARTS IN THE CITY, plus a new 2017 TONY Predictions episode and a new TONY Time Critics panel, both on THEATER TALK. In addition, CUNY TV will present a marathon showing of THEATER TALK 2016-17 episodes and other programs related to this year's Tony nominees - all leading up to 8pm on June 11 when the annual TONY AWARDS Ceremony begins on CBS. (more...)

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