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BWW Review: This RENT is Spent, and Passion is Not Enough to Pay the Piper at the Artscape ArenaBWW Review: This RENT is Spent, and Passion is Not Enough to Pay the Piper at the Artscape Arena
by David Fick - Feb 22, 2017

David Fick reviews The Stephan Fourie Theatre Company production of RENT at the Artscape Arena, a production filled with passion - but which leaves a great deal to be desired. SPOILER ALERT: There is a spoiler about the plot of RENT in the first paragraph of this review. (more...)

David Byrne's JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE Extends Again at The Public TheaterDavid Byrne's JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE Extends Again at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

The Public Theater announced today a two-week extension for the world premiere musical Joan of Arc: Into the Fire. (more...)

Podcast: 'Broadway Backstory' Explores NEXT TO NORMAL's Road to BroadwayPodcast: 'Broadway Backstory' Explores NEXT TO NORMAL's Road to Broadway
by Theater People Podcast - Feb 21, 2017

The episode tracks NEXT TO NORMAL's journey to Broadway. Through interviews with the show's stars, composers Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey, Director Michael Greif, and Producers David Stone and Carole Rothman, the episode follows the show from it's first incarnation as a college project to a 10-minute musical at the famed BMI Workshop and then through it's development process off-Broadway and out of town before landing on Broadway were it became a long-running Pulitzer Prize winning hit. (more...)


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BWW Contest: Enter To Win A Copy Of the Dear Evan Hansen Broadway Cast RecordingBWW Contest: Enter To Win A Copy Of the Dear Evan Hansen Broadway Cast Recording
by BWW Contests - Feb 20, 2017

We're giving away three copies of the DEAR EVAN HANSEN Original Broadway Cast Recording! Enter the contest today for your chance to take one home! (more...)

Salt Pillar Productions Presents Reading of ADVENT by Montgomery SuttonSalt Pillar Productions Presents Reading of ADVENT by Montgomery Sutton
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

Salt Pillar Productions announces a public staged reading of Advent by Montgomery Sutton, directed by Emily Lyon. The cast features Dan Beaulieu, Laura Piccoli, and Montgomery Sutton. The one night only event will be held at 8pm on February 26, 2017 at Shetler Studios (244 w 54th St., 12th Floor). Tickets are free but limited and may be reserved in advance by sending an email to saltpillarproductions@gmail.com. (more...)

Betsy Wolfe and Adam Kantor to Reprise Roles in THE LAST FIVE YEARS in Concert in MiamiBetsy Wolfe and Adam Kantor to Reprise Roles in THE LAST FIVE YEARS in Concert in Miami
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Miami New Drama (MiND) at Colony Theatre is presenting a one-night-only concert version of the beloved 2013 revival of Off Broadway show, The Last Five Years. (more...)

WAR PAINT's Christine Ebersole and Patti LuPone to Headline Playwrights Horizons' 2017 GalaWAR PAINT's Christine Ebersole and Patti LuPone to Headline Playwrights Horizons' 2017 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Acclaimed Off-Broadway theater company Playwrights Horizons will hold its annual Spring Gala on Monday evening, May 8 at the event space 583 Park Avenue. Titled A CELEBRATION OF SONG, the evening will honor three of the company's exceptional alumni writers: Tony Award nominee Scott Frankel (Grey Gardens and Far From Heaven at Playwrights), Tony Award nominee Michael Korie (Grey Gardens and Far From Heaven at Playwrights) and Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Doug Wright (I Am My Own Wife and Grey Gardens at Playwrights). (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Patti LuPone & Christine Ebersole Sing from WAR PAINT!STAGE TUBE: Watch Patti LuPone & Christine Ebersole Sing from WAR PAINT!
by Stage Tube - Feb 7, 2017

Just last month, Works & Process at the Guggenheim offered a behind-the-scenes look at War Paint, the new musical by librettist Doug Wright, composer Scott Frankel, lyricist Michael Korie, and director Michael Greif in advance of the Broadway opening on April 6, 2017. Two-time Tony Award winners Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole star as America's first major female entrepreneurs and relentless and legendary rivals, Helena Rubinstein and Elizabeth Arden. LuPone and Ebersole joined the creative team for a moderated discussion and performance excerpts with moderator Amy Fine Collins, Vanity Fair special correspondent. (more...)

WAR PAINT's Patti LuPone Explains Why She's 'Crazy for Rachel Bloom'WAR PAINT's Patti LuPone Explains Why She's 'Crazy for Rachel Bloom'
by TV News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

In a new interview with ET, legendary stage star Patti LuPone discusses her new Broadway musical WAR PAINT and her love for Crazy Ex-Girlfriend's Rachel Bloom (more...)

Mare Winningham Joins David Byrne's JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE at The Public TheaterMare Winningham Joins David Byrne's JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

The Public Theater announced today that Emmy Award winner Mare Winningham and Dimitri Joseph Moise join the previously announced cast of the world premiere musical Joan of Arc: Into the Fire. (more...)

Box Office Opens Today for WAR PAINT Starring Patti LuPone And Christine EbersoleBox Office Opens Today for WAR PAINT Starring Patti LuPone And Christine Ebersole
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

The box office for WAR PAINT will open today, Monday, February 6, 2017 at 10am at the Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street). (more...)

Badger Power! Off-Broadway's Potter Play PUFFS Extends Through JuneBadger Power! Off-Broadway's Potter Play PUFFS Extends Through June
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

PUFFS or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic & Magic has extended through June 25, 2017 due to popular demand Off-Broadway at The Elektra Theater (300 West 43rd Street). In addition, a regular weekly 3:00 PM Saturday Matinee performance will be added beginning on March 4. (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Pasek & Paul to Host Midnight Listening PartyDEAR EVAN HANSEN's Pasek & Paul to Host Midnight Listening Party
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

The original cast recording for the hit Broadway musical DEAR EVAN HANSEN will be released digitally tomorrow, Friday, February 3rd, and will be available on CD in stores and online on February 24th. The musical just announced it will host a digital listening party at midnight tonight when the album drops. (more...)

RENT 20th ANNIVERSARY TOUR Comes to Seattle This FebruaryRENT 20th ANNIVERSARY TOUR Comes to Seattle This February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

The producers of the RENT 20th Anniversary Tour announce the upcoming tour engagement in Seattle at The Paramount Theatre from February 21 - 26. (more...)

FIRST LISTEN: DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Uplifting Anthem 'You Will Be Found'FIRST LISTEN: DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Uplifting Anthem 'You Will Be Found'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

The original cast recording for the hit Broadway musical DEAR EVAN HANSEN will be released digitally on February 3rd, and will be available on CD in stores and online on February 24th. Below, listen to the uplifting anthem 'You Will Be Found' performed by Ben Platt and the stellar cast! (more...)

RENT 20th Anniversary Tour Comes to Detroit's Fisher TheatreRENT 20th Anniversary Tour Comes to Detroit's Fisher Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

The RENT 20th Anniversary Tour will appear in a limited engagement at Detroit's Fisher Theatre, March 21- 26, 2017. Tickets start at $39 and are now on sale at all Ticketmaster locations, by phone at 1-800-982-2787, online at www.broadwayindetroit.com or www.ticketmaster.com, and at The Fisher Theatre Box Office. (more...)

Wizard Rock Band Draco and the Malfoys to Continue PUFFS 'Wizard Nights' SeriesWizard Rock Band Draco and the Malfoys to Continue PUFFS 'Wizard Nights' Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

Puffs Presents WizardNights - an exciting monthlong celebration of special theater and musical events presented by the Off Broadway hit PUFFS or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic & Magic - will continue through February 5 featuring special post-show readings of two new wizarding plays by Puffs playwright Matt Cox and concerts with two of our favorite Wizard Rock Bands, Draco and the Malfoys and Swish and Flick. (more...)

First Listen: Stream DEAR EVAN HANSEN's 'Requiem' Ahead of Cast Album ReleaseFirst Listen: Stream DEAR EVAN HANSEN's 'Requiem' Ahead of Cast Album Release
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

The original cast recording for the hit Broadway musical DEAR EVAN HANSEN will be released digitally on February 3rd, and will be available on CD in stores and online on February 24th. Today, the song 'Requiem' is available for streaming - check it out HERE! (more...)

VIDEO: Scott Wolf Feels Personal Connection to Broadway's DEAR EVAN HANSENVIDEO: Scott Wolf Feels Personal Connection to Broadway's DEAR EVAN HANSEN
by TV News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

On this morning's LIVE WITH KELLY, guest co-host Scott Wolf discusses his recent visit to Broadway's DEAR EVAN HANSEN and discusses how it reminds him of his relationship with his own mother. (more...)

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