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PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Next Up at Arts Center of Cannon CountyPETER AND THE STARCATCHER Next Up at Arts Center of Cannon County
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 27, 2017

Tara Winton directs, as Woodbury's Arts Center of Cannon County presents Peter and the Starcatcher by Rick Elice, based on the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, with music by Wayne Barker. Opening Friday night, June 2, it runs through June 11. (more...)

Peninsula Players Theatre Announces 2017 ArtistsPeninsula Players Theatre Announces 2017 Artists
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Peninsula Players Theatre, America's Oldest Professional Resident Summer Theatre and Door County's theatrical icon, announces artistic company members for its 82nd season, running June 13 through October 15, 2017.  (more...)

Photo Flash:  THE ADDAMS FAMILY Returns to New YorkPhoto Flash: THE ADDAMS FAMILY Returns to New York
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

This month, THE ADDAMS FAMILY returned to New York for a sold out run at the Baruch Performing Arts Center. THE ADDAMS FAMILY Young@Part Edition is an all new one hour student version of the hit Broadway musical.  This production was produced by the Broadway Workshop and Project Broadway as their 2017 Junior Main Stage. Scroll down for photos of the cast in action! (more...)

SOJOURNERS and HER PORTMANTEAU Extend in Rep at NYTWSOJOURNERS and HER PORTMANTEAU Extend in Rep at NYTW
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

New York Theatre Workshop announced today a one week extension for NYTW Usual Suspect Mfoniso Udofia's SOJOURNERS and HER PORTMANTEAU, presented in repertory and directed by NYTW Usual Suspect and former NYTW 2050 Fellow Ed Sylvanus Iskandar. (more...)

BWW Review: JERSEY BOYS: Oh What a Night of Perfect Musical Entertainment!BWW Review: JERSEY BOYS: Oh What a Night of Perfect Musical Entertainment!
by Shari Barrett - May 20, 2017

JERSEY BOYS opened at the August Wilson Theatre on Broadway to critical acclaim on November 6, 2005, running 11 record-breaking years and becoming the 12th longest running show in Broadway history. The Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning hit musical telling the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, is now onstage at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre through June 24, 2017. It is absolutely one of the best musicals I have ever experienced, and not just because their music was so much a part of my teenage years and brings back so many great memories, but for its astounding staging and the incredible cast who make the show one not to miss for musical theatre lovers of all ages! (more...)

Photo Flash: Frankie Valli, Mark Ballas and More Celebrate JERSEY BOYS Opening at the AhmansonPhoto Flash: Frankie Valli, Mark Ballas and More Celebrate JERSEY BOYS Opening at the Ahmanson
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

The Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning hit musical 'Jersey Boys,' the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, opened last night, May 18, at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre. BroadwayWorld has photos from the festivities below! (more...)

Christopher Gattelli Joins Team for Cher Biomusical THE CHER SHOW; Developmental Lab Set for OctoberChristopher Gattelli Joins Team for Cher Biomusical THE CHER SHOW; Developmental Lab Set for October
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Cher's much-hyped biomusical is making its another leap toward the Great White Way! According to an Equity casting notice, developmental lab will be held this October for 'The Cher Show.' (more...)

BWW Review: THE ADDAMS FAMILY, New Wimbledon TheatreBWW Review: THE ADDAMS FAMILY, New Wimbledon Theatre
by Aliya Al-Hassan - May 17, 2017

Since its first publication as a comic strip in 1938, The Addams Family has seen many incarnations, but did not become a musical until it launched on Broadway in 2010. Now the quirky comedy based on Jersey Boys writers Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice's book, combined with Tony Award nominated Andrew Lippa's brilliantly crafted music and lyrics, sees its UK premiere. (more...)

Ruth Eckerd Hall Announces 2017-18 Broadway Season. Tickets Go On Sale Friday 6/9Ruth Eckerd Hall Announces 2017-18 Broadway Season. Tickets Go On Sale Friday 6/9
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Ruth Eckerd Hall announces the 2017-18 Broadway season, which includes, making its Clearwater debut, the Tony Award-winner for Best Musical Jersey Boys, along with multiple Tony Award Best Musical winners A Chorus Line, Cabaret and Chicago, family favorites A Charlie Brown Christmas Live Onstage and Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer: The Musical, Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella and Rain: A Tribute To The Beatles. (more...)

BWW Review: Eagle Theatre's PETER AND THE STARCATCHERBWW Review: Eagle Theatre's PETER AND THE STARCATCHER
by Pati Buehler - May 16, 2017

The hilarious grown-up's prequel to Peter Pan follows a young boy, a captains daughter, the original lost boys, Captain Hook before the hook, and a cast full of all-star entertainers. (more...)

WILLY WONKA, PETER AND THE STARCATCHER and More Set for Summer at Riverside TheatreWILLY WONKA, PETER AND THE STARCATCHER and More Set for Summer at Riverside Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Riverside Theatre's Education Division will present six shows this summer that will delight and entertain the whole family. (more...)

82nd Season Opens in 4 Weeks at Peninsula Players Theatre82nd Season Opens in 4 Weeks at Peninsula Players Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

???????Join Peninsula Players Theatre, America's oldest professional resident summer theater, for its 82nd season.  Tickets are now available for the exciting line-up at the theatre-in-a-garden.   Topping the "must-see" list is a world premiere comedy/drama, a swashbuckling comedy, a lush and romantic musical, a murderous misadventure and a charming comedy.       (more...)

JERSEY BOYS, Starring Mark Ballas, Opens This Week at the AhmansonJERSEY BOYS, Starring Mark Ballas, Opens This Week at the Ahmanson
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

The Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning hit musical 'Jersey Boys,' the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, opens May 18 at 8 p.m. at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre. 'Jersey Boys' previews May 16 and 17, and will continue through June 24, 2017. (more...)

JERSEY BOYS, CABARET, CHICAGO and More Set for Ruth Eckerd Hall's 2017-18 Broadway SeasonJERSEY BOYS, CABARET, CHICAGO and More Set for Ruth Eckerd Hall's 2017-18 Broadway Season
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Ruth Eckerd Hall announces the 2017-18 Broadway season, which includes, making its Clearwater debut, the Tony Award-winner for Best Musical Jersey Boys, along with multiple Tony Award Best Musical winners A Chorus Line, Cabaret and Chicago, family favorites A Charlie Brown Christmas Live Onstage and Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer: The Musical, Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella and Rain: A Tribute To The Beatles. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief May 8th, 2017 - Outer Critics Circle Awards, Galas and More!BWW Morning Brief May 8th, 2017 - Outer Critics Circle Awards, Galas and More!
by Jessica Khan - May 8, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: The Outer Critics Circle Award winners will be announced today, and galas fete stage talent across the city! (more...)

JERSEY BOYS' Rick Elice Pens Heartbreaking Memoir 'Finding Roger'JERSEY BOYS' Rick Elice Pens Heartbreaking Memoir 'Finding Roger'
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

Broadway writer Rick Elice (Jersey Boys, Peter and the Starcatcher, Addams Family) has written a new heartbreaking memoir about his late husband Roger Rees. Rees passed away in 2015 after losing a battle with brain cancer. Broadway dimmed the lights in his honor after his passing.  (more...)

HUNDRED DAYS, Rachel Chavkin-Helmed 'BUCKINGHAMSHIRE' and More Slated for 2017-18 at NYTWHUNDRED DAYS, Rachel Chavkin-Helmed 'BUCKINGHAMSHIRE' and More Slated for 2017-18 at NYTW
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) has announced five productions as part of its complete 2017/18 Season. (more...)

HEDWIG Creator's New Show THIS AIN'T NO DISCO to Bring Drifters & Dreamers to Atlantic Theater Company's 2017-18 Season; Lineup Announced!HEDWIG Creator's New Show THIS AIN'T NO DISCO to Bring Drifters & Dreamers to Atlantic Theater Company's 2017-18 Season; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company has announced its 2017-18 season productions and one Atlantic for Kids production. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Baltimore - Week of 4/30/2017Now Playing Onstage in Baltimore - Week of 4/30/2017
by BWW - Apr 30, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/30/2017 for Baltimore (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 4/30/2017Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 4/30/2017
by BWW - Apr 30, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/30/2017 for Houston (more...)

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