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BWW Review: Shakespeare Theatre Company Presents a Bold New THE TAMING OF THE SHREWBWW Review: Shakespeare Theatre Company Presents a Bold New THE TAMING OF THE SHREW
by Barbara Johnson - May 26, 2016

What a time for THE TAMING OF THE SHREW. It's a brave choice given its divisive, misogynistic text, but Shakespeare Theatre Company pulls it off under the bold direction of Ed Sylvanus Iskander. With an all-male cast, and featuring the contemporary pop music of Tony winner Duncan Sheik, this is Shakespeare with a decidedly modern sensibility. (more...)

Photo Flash: Andre De Shields, Maulik Pancholy, Telly Leung & More Celebrate Opening of STC's THE TAMING OF THE SHREWPhoto Flash: Andre De Shields, Maulik Pancholy, Telly Leung & More Celebrate Opening of STC's THE TAMING OF THE SHREW
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

 Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) presents Ed Sylvanus Iskandar's bold new interpretation of Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew, featuring the music of Duncan Sheik, which opened last night in STC's Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW). Check out photos from opening night below! (more...)

Ed Sheeran, James Bay Among Ivor Novello Awards Nominees; Full List!Ed Sheeran, James Bay Among Ivor Novello Awards Nominees; Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

BASCA, in association with PRS for Music, announce the nominations for the 61st Ivor Novello Awards [The Ivors]. The Ivors will take place on Thursday 19th May at the Grosvenor House, Park Lane, London. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Picks for February 9-16, Featuring Kyle Dean Massey, Matt Doyle, and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Picks for February 9-16, Featuring Kyle Dean Massey, Matt Doyle, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Feb 7, 2016

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: The Songs of Tor & Lisa, ft. Brandon Victor Dixon, and more; New Musicals at 54: Fallout by Kyle Jarrow and Nick Blaemire; Kyle Dean Massey at 54 Below; Jasper In Deadland CD Release Concert; and Broadway Couples Sing I Do! I Do! For Valentine's Day. (more...)

Liliane Montevecchi, JASPER IN DEADLAND & More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below Next WeekLiliane Montevecchi, JASPER IN DEADLAND & More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)


by Nora Dominick - Feb 5, 2016

'The Songs of Tor and Lisa' is about to hit the Feinstein's/54 Below stage on February 8, 2016, but before that BroadwayWorld sat down with Grammy-nominated songwriter? Tor Hyams and veteran Broadway performer Lisa Rothauser to chat about their upcoming concert.  (more...)

STAGE TUBE: They Got Life! Watch Highlights from HAIR at Music CircusSTAGE TUBE: They Got Life! Watch Highlights from HAIR at Music Circus
by Stage Tube - Aug 20, 2015

To round out its 65th season, Music Circus presents HAIR, the groundbreaking musical that defined a generation and introduced rock 'n' roll to Broadway. Set against a backdrop of the Vietnam era, a group of late 1960s youth join a social revolution and 'Let the Sun Shine In.' Featuring hit songs such as 'Aquarius,' 'Let The Sun Shine In' and 'Easy To Be Hard,' HAIR is an exhilarating and emotionally intense ride. Click below to watch highlights from the show! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 8/20/2015 - WAITRESS Opens in Cambridge and More!WAKE UP with BWW 8/20/2015 - WAITRESS Opens in Cambridge and More!
by Jessica Khan - Aug 20, 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: WAITRESS brings pie and the sounds of Sara Bareilles to Cambridge tonight! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Stephanie Mieko Cohen, Laura D'Andre, Peter Saide, Oliver Thornton and More in HAIR at Music CircusPhoto Flash: First Look at Stephanie Mieko Cohen, Laura D'Andre, Peter Saide, Oliver Thornton and More in HAIR at Music Circus
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

To round out its 65th season, Music Circus presents Hair, the groundbreaking musical that defined a generation and introduced rock 'n' roll to Broadway. Set against a backdrop of the Vietnam era, a group of late 1960s youth join a social revolution and 'Let the Sun Shine In.' Featuring hit songs such as 'Aquarius,' 'Let The Sun Shine In' and 'Easy To Be Hard,' Hair is an exhilarating and emotionally intense ride that Variety calls 'a rock musical that communicates viscerally with its audience. The score's vigorousness and variety are remarkable.' (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 8/18/2015 - INFORMED CONSENT Off-Broadway, FULL HOUSE in Toronto and More!WAKE UP with BWW 8/18/2015 - INFORMED CONSENT Off-Broadway, FULL HOUSE in Toronto and More!
by Jessica Khan - Aug 18, 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: INFORMED CONSENT and A DELICATE SHIP start up off-Broadway, FULL HOUSE gets the musical treatment in Toronto and more! (more...)

Stephanie Mieko Cohen, Laura D'Andre, Peter Saide, Oliver Thornton and More Bring HAIR to Music Circus TonightStephanie Mieko Cohen, Laura D'Andre, Peter Saide, Oliver Thornton and More Bring HAIR to Music Circus Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

To round out its 65th season, Music Circus presents Hair, the groundbreaking musical that defined a generation and introduced rock 'n' roll to Broadway. Set against a backdrop of the Vietnam era, a group of late 1960s youth join a social revolution and 'Let the Sun Shine In.' Featuring hit songs such as 'Aquarius,' 'Let The Sun Shine In' and 'Easy To Be Hard,' Hair is an exhilarating and emotionally intense ride that Variety calls 'a rock musical that communicates viscerally with its audience. The score's vigorousness and variety are remarkable.' (more...)

Stephanie Mieko Cohen, Laura D'Andre, Peter Saide, Oliver Thornton and More to Bring HAIR to Music Circus This MonthStephanie Mieko Cohen, Laura D'Andre, Peter Saide, Oliver Thornton and More to Bring HAIR to Music Circus This Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2015

To round out its 65th season, Music Circus presents Hair, the groundbreaking musical that defined a generation and introduced rock 'n' roll to Broadway. Set against a backdrop of the Vietnam era, a group of late 1960s youth join a social revolution and 'Let the Sun Shine In.' Featuring hit songs such as 'Aquarius,' 'Let The Sun Shine In' and 'Easy To Be Hard,' Hair is an exhilarating and emotionally intense ride that Variety calls 'a rock musical that communicates viscerally with its audience. The score's vigorousness and variety are remarkable.' (more...)

Photo Flash: MOSES MAN Celebrates Opening Night at NYMFPhoto Flash: MOSES MAN Celebrates Opening Night at NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2015

A musical journey of survival New York: DEEP Arts in association with The New York Musical Theatre Festival presents the NY Premiere of Moses Man with book & lyrics by Deborah Haber and music by Casey Filiaci, directed by Michael Bush. The show will be feature choreography by Wendy Seyb with musical direction by Don Kot. Moses Man will play from July 8-13, 2015 at the Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Meet the Stars of NYMF: Oliver Thornton of MOSES MANMeet the Stars of NYMF: Oliver Thornton of MOSES MAN
by Nora Dominick - Jul 11, 2015

New York Musical Theatre Festival is in full swing and BroadwayWorld has taken the time to sit down with some of the stars of this years NYMF musicals. Like any great art form, musical theatre is shaped by the events and philosophies of the day. The strength and vitality of musical theatre lie in its ability to stay fresh and relevant. It was with that idea in mind, ten years ago, that the New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) was created - to provide an effective platform to introduce new shows, new perspectives, and new blood into the musical theatre canon. MEET THE STARS OF NYMF sits down with Oliver Thornton of MOSES MAN (more...)

Photo Flash: NYMF Opens with MOSES MAN TonightPhoto Flash: NYMF Opens with MOSES MAN Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2015

DEEP Arts in association with The New York Musical Theatre Festival presents the NY Premiere of Moses Man with book & lyrics by Deborah Haber and music by Casey Filiaci, directed by Michael Bush. The show will be feature choreography by Wendy Seyb with musical direction by Don Kot. Moses Man will play from tonight, July 8, through July 13, 2015 at the Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street). BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Oliver Thornton Performs 'Not Without You' from MOSES MAN at NYMFSTAGE TUBE: Oliver Thornton Performs 'Not Without You' from MOSES MAN at NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2015

DEEP Arts in association with The New York Musical Theatre Festival presents the NY Premiere of Moses Man with book & lyrics by Deborah Haber and music by Casey Filiaci, directed by Michael Bush. The show will be feature choreography by Wendy Seyb with musical direction by Don Kot. Moses Man will play from July 8-13, 2015 at the Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street). Click below to hear Oliver Thornton sing 'Not Without You' from the show, which kicks off this year's festival! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 7/4/2015
by - Jul 4, 2015

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 7/4/2015. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with NYMF Opener MOSES MANPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with NYMF Opener MOSES MAN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

DEEP Arts in association with The New York Musical Theatre Festival presents the NY Premiere of Moses Man with book & lyrics by Deborah Haber and music by Casey Filiaci, directed by Michael Bush. The show will be feature choreography by Wendy Seyb with musical direction by Don Kot. Moses Man will play from July 8-13, 2015 at the Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street). BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Nicholas Rodriguez Brings THE FIRST TIME to BirdlandPhoto Flash: Nicholas Rodriguez Brings THE FIRST TIME to Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was proud to present the NYC club debut of Nicholas Rodriguez in "The First Time," a CD release celebration. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Oliver Thornton Performs 'Not Without You' from MOSES MAN at NYMFSTAGE TUBE: Oliver Thornton Performs 'Not Without You' from MOSES MAN at NYMF
by Stage Tube - Jun 17, 2015

DEEP Arts in association with The New York Musical Theatre Festival presents the NY Premiere of Moses Man with book & lyrics by Deborah Haber and music by Casey Filiaci, directed by Michael Bush. The show will be feature choreography by Wendy Seyb with musical direction by Don Kot. Moses Man will play from July 8-13, 2015 at the Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street). Click below to hear Oliver Thornton sing 'Not Without You' from the show, which kicks off this year's festival! (more...)

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