by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016
Teatro Proscenium Limited Partnership (Richard Stursberg, CEO) today announced the world premiere of the Garth Drabinsky production of Sousatzka, the new musical by three-time Tony Award®-nominated book writer Craig Lucas and the legendary composing team of Tony Award® winner Richard Maltby, Jr. (Lyrics) and Academy Award® winner David Shire (Music). Choreographed by ten-time Tony Award® nominee Graciela Daniele and directed by Adrian Noble, Sousatzka will begin performances on February 25, 2017 at Toronto's historic Elgin Theatre (189 Yonge Street), and officially open on Thursday, March 23. Tickets will go on sale, via Ticketmaster, on October 17. Sousatzka's pre-Broadway strictly limited engagement is scheduled to run through April 9, 2017. (more...)
Garth Drabinsky Sets MADAME SOUSATZKA Musical For Broadway Returnby BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016
Deadline has reported that producer Garth Drabinsky's musical adaptation of the novel that inspired the 1988 Shirley MacLaine film, Madame Sousatzka, will arrive on Broadway next fall following an out-of-town tryout in Toronto this spring. (more...)
Broadway AM Report, 9/21/2016 - Hasan Minhaj, Edward Albee and More!by Jessica Khan - Sep 21, 2016
Today's big news: THE DAILY SHOW's Hasan Minhaj launches a new series on Muslim identity at Joe's Pub, and theaters across Broadway and Off-Broadway dim their lights tonight in honor of Edward Albee! (more...)
Photo Coverage: Montego Glover and Tony Yazbeck Join The New York Pops in Concert at Feinstein's/54 Belowby Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 20, 2016
Last night, September 19, 2016, The New York Pops returned to Feinstein's/54 Below for a cabaret performance starring Tony nominees Montego Glover and Tony Yazbeck. The night was an intimate evening of dining and entertainment led by Music Director Steven Reineke as two of Broadway's most talented stars performed some of their favorite tunes. BroadwayWorld was there and brings you photos from the concert below! (more...)
BWW's On This Day - September 18, 2016by - Sep 18, 2016
Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 18 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events!
Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 9/17/2016by - Sep 17, 2016
BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 9/17/2016.
BWW's On This Day - September 17, 2016by - Sep 17, 2016
Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 17 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events!
Angela Robinson and Kenita Miller Set for BROADWAY DOWNLOAD This Weekby BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016
Angela Robinson and Kenita Miller will appear on Trent Armand Kendall's BROADWAY DOWNLOAD radio show tomorrow, August 31. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of HUNCHBACK at Music Circus - Starring Deaf Actor John McGinty, Lesli Margherita, Mark Jacoby and More!by Stage Tube - Aug 24, 2016
The 2016 Music Circus season concludes with the Northern California premiere of a new musical from the mind of Victor Hugo, inspired by one of the most epic stories ever told: The Hunchback of Notre Dame. This daring production sets the classic tale of love, vengeance, and compassion to one of the most sweeping scores ever written for the stage. It's the only stage collaboration between two masters of American musical theatre, Alan Menken (Disney's The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast) and Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin). BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at highlights of the show below! (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Deaf Actor John McGinty, Lesli Margherita, Mark Jacoby and More in HUNCHBACK at Music Circusby BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016
The 2016 Music Circus season concludes with the Northern California premiere of a new musical from the mind of Victor Hugo, inspired by one of the most epic stories ever told: The Hunchback of Notre Dame. This daring production sets the classic tale of love, vengeance, and compassion to one of the most sweeping scores ever written for the stage. It's the only stage collaboration between two masters of American musical theatre, Alan Menken (Disney's The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast) and Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin). BroadwayWorld brings you a first look below! (more...)
Tony Award Winner LaChanze set for Trent Armand Kendall Broadway Download 8/24by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2016
Rhonda LaChanze Sapp, better known by her stage name LaChanze (Creole: the charmed one), taken from her grandmother, was born in St Augustine, Florida.
Grew up in Connecticut, her parents nurtured her love for performing by enrolling her in high schools for the performing arts.
After high school, LaChanze studied Drama at Morgan State University, before transferring to the University of the Arts, she studied Theatre and Dance. Her first Summer job was as a tap dancer in the ensemble of out of town tryout of 'Uptown...It's Hot!.' She made her Broadway debut in the same show in 1986. (more...)
National Symphony Orchestra To Premiere THE SECOND CITYby BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016
The NSO Pops and Principal Pops Conductor Steven Reineke welcome one of the world's premier comedy troupes, The Second City, with renowned improvisational comedian Colin Mochrie, to the Kennedy Center Concert Hall for three performances to open the 2016-17 NSO Pops season, September 15-17, 2016. The Second City Guide to the Symphony is a live performance featuring a blend of original sketch comedy, new music and songs by Matthew Reid, and orchestral works by Mozart, Mahler, Glinka, and more. (more...)
N'Kenge to Join Montego Glover in SOPHISTICATED LADIES at Saratoga Performing Arts Centerby BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016
Known for her powerful and riveting vocals, Symphony Siren and Broadway Diva N'Kenge (Motown: The Musical and Sondheim and Sondheim) makes her debut with the Sophisticated Ladies concert at the Sarasota Performing Arts Center with Tony Nominee Montego Glover and Capathia Jenkins. (more...)
Photo Flash: NYMF Honors 2016 Award Winners - Full List!by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016
The New York Musical Festival (NYMF), previously known as The New York Musical Theatre Festival, announced today the winners of the 2016 NYMF Awards for Excellence, which were awarded on Sunday, August 7, 2016 at 42West NY (514 W. 42nd Street). Scroll down for the full list, plus photos from the event! (more...)
Tony Yazbeck Replaces Joshua Henry with the New York Pops at Feinstein's/54 Belowby BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016
On September 19, 2016, The New York Pops will return to Feinstein's/54 Below in Manhattan, NY, for a cabaret performance starring Tony nominees Montego Glover and Tony Yazbeck. Yazbeck replaces the previously announced Joshua Henry. (more...)
VIDEO: Audra McDonald, Laura Osnes, Rory O'Malley Among Stars Supporting Covenant House at Broadway Sleep Outby Michael Dale - Aug 2, 2016
Over 50 theatre community members are participating in Covenant House's annual Broadway Sleep Out (more...)
Montego Glover & Harbor Lights Theater Directors Set for BROADWAY DOWNLOADby Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 1, 2016
Broadway Download, the live, weekly digital radio show, is set to welcome Tony Award-nominee Montego Glover as well as the company directors of Staten Islands' Harbor Lights Theatre Company to its broadcast. (more...)
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 31, 2016
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