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Theater People Podcast Launches KickStarter to Fund New SeasonTheater People Podcast Launches KickStarter to Fund New Season
by Matt Tamanini - May 4, 2015

After 18 months of successful broadcasting, the popular Theater People Podcast has launched a KickStarter campaign to help fund their new season. Having interviewed Broadway greats from Lin-Manuel Miranda to Laura Osnes (twice) to Celia Keenan-Bolger, the Theater People Podcast is one of the most influential and inspiring connections that many theatre fans have with their idols. The podcast has become a valuable resource for students, individuals working to build a career in the performing arts, and theater lovers across the world. (more...)

CINDERELLA National Tour to Play Hobby Center, 5/26-6/7CINDERELLA National Tour to Play Hobby Center, 5/26-6/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2015

Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella, the 2013 Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of South Pacific and The Sound of Music, will play the Hobby Center for a limited engagement from May 26 - June 7. (more...)

CINDERELLA National Tour Coming to Community Center Theater, 5/12-17CINDERELLA National Tour Coming to Community Center Theater, 5/12-17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2015

Tickets for Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella range from $22 to $99 and are available now at the Wells Fargo Pavilion Box Office, 1419 H Street, Sacramento, or by calling (916) 557-1999; they are also available at the Convention Center Box Office, 1301 L Street, Sacramento, or by calling (916) 808-5181, or online at Tickets.com. Sacramento Community Center Theater is located at 1301 L Street in Sacramento. (more...)

Orpheum Broadway Season Tickets on Sale 5/18Orpheum Broadway Season Tickets on Sale 5/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

Season tickets for the 2015-2016 Broadway Series will go on sale to the public Monday, May 18th at 10:00am. (more...)

Theater People Podcast Welcomes Emmy, Tony Nominee Martha PlimptonTheater People Podcast Welcomes Emmy, Tony Nominee Martha Plimpton
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

On Tuesday, April 28th the Theater People Podcast welcomes three-time Tony-nominee Martha Plimpton. Perhaps best know for her TV and film work (RAISING HOPE, THE GOONIES, PARENTHOOD, 200 CIGARETTES), she is also a reproductive rights activist and beloved theater star. On the episode she discusses 'Broadway Acts for Women,' taking place Sunday, May 3rd at 54 Below. The event, benefiting A is For..., an organization co-founded by Plimpton in 2012, will feature Patti LuPone, Lena Hall, and Jessie Tyler Ferguson among other Broadway A-Listers. Information and tickets can be found at www.54below.com. (more...)

Review Roundup: Lyric Opera of Chicago's CAROUSELReview Roundup: Lyric Opera of Chicago's CAROUSEL
by Review Roundups - Apr 27, 2015

Lyric Opera of Chicago's stunning new production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel opened on April 12 and continues through May 3 at the Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Dr., Chicago. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

CINDERELLA National Tour Recoups!CINDERELLA National Tour Recoups!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2015

Producers Robyn Goodman, Jill Furman and Stephen Kocis announce that the national tour of Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella has recouped its entire $4.8 million investment in just six months after having launched on October 10, 2014 in Providence, RI. (more...)

Patti LuPone, Howard McGillin, Lena Hall, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and More Set for 'BROADWAY ACTS FOR WOMEN' at 54 Below, 5/3Patti LuPone, Howard McGillin, Lena Hall, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and More Set for 'BROADWAY ACTS FOR WOMEN' at 54 Below, 5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2015

Reproductive rights advocacy organization A is For is bringing together stars of stage and screen with 'Broadway Acts for Women: A Star-Studded Night of Karaoke and Comedy' on May 3, 2015 to benefit the Center for Reproductive Rights-a global legal advocacy organization dedicated to advancing reproductive rights as fundamental human rights. (more...)

BWW Invite: Attend SAG Foundation Career Conversations with IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU CastBWW Invite: Attend SAG Foundation Career Conversations with IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU Cast
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2015

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for a filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. On April 30 (1PM), please join us for a career Conversations with It Shoulda Been You cast members Sierra Boggess, David Burtka, Montego Glover, Harriet Harris, Lisa Howard and Chip Zien and moderated by Broadway World's Richard Ridge of 'Backstage with Richard Ridge!'. The event will take place at The New School - Theresa Lang Center (55 West 13th Street --2nd Floor). (more...)

Photo Flash: Behind the Scenes of Lyric Opera of Chicago's CAROUSEL with Laura Osnes & Steven Pasquale!Photo Flash: Behind the Scenes of Lyric Opera of Chicago's CAROUSEL with Laura Osnes & Steven Pasquale!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

Lyric Opera of Chicago's stunning new production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel continues through May 3 at the Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Dr., Chicago. Tickets start at $29, and are available at lyricopera.org/carousel or at 312-827-5600. BroadwayWorld brings you an backstage look at the production below! (more...)

Photo Flash: New Behind-the-Scenes of Lyric Opera of Chicago's CAROUSEL - Laura Osnes, Steven Pasquale, Jarrod Emick & More!Photo Flash: New Behind-the-Scenes of Lyric Opera of Chicago's CAROUSEL - Laura Osnes, Steven Pasquale, Jarrod Emick & More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

Lyric Opera of Chicago's stunning new production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's CAROUSEL continues through May 3 at the Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Dr., Chicago.  Check out some new behind-the-scenes photos below! (more...)

Making the World's First Musical! Meet the Full Cast of SOMETHING ROTTEN!, Opening Tonight on BroadwayMaking the World's First Musical! Meet the Full Cast of SOMETHING ROTTEN!, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 22, 2015

The new musical comedy Something Rotten!, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon, Aladdin), with music and lyrics by Grammy Award winner Wayne Kirkpatrick and Golden Globe Award nominee Karey Kirkpatrick and a book by Karey Kirkpatrick and best-selling author John O'Farrell, officially opens on Broadway tonight, April 22, 2015 at the St. James Theatre (246 West 44th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the company and watch interviews with the cast! (more...)

SOMETHING ROTTEN! Original Broadway Cast Album Coming This SummerSOMETHING ROTTEN! Original Broadway Cast Album Coming This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

?Ghostlight Records will record the Original Broadway Cast Album of the new musical comedy Something Rotten!. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Laura Osnes and Steven Pasquale Perform 'If I Loved You' from Lyric Opera's CAROUSELSTAGE TUBE: Laura Osnes and Steven Pasquale Perform 'If I Loved You' from Lyric Opera's CAROUSEL
by Stage Tube - Apr 20, 2015

The Chicago Tribune just unveiled an intimate video of Laura Osnes and Steven Pasquale -- current stars of Lyric Opera of Chicago's CAROUSEL -- performing 'If I Loved You'. Click below to watch the duet! (more...)

National Theatre's 2015-16 Season to Feature MOTOWN, CINDERELLA & MoreNational Theatre's 2015-16 Season to Feature MOTOWN, CINDERELLA & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2015

Broadway at the National announces its 2015-16 season, featuring the Washington premieres of Motown The Musical, the story of Berry Gordy's journey from featherweight boxer to heavyweight music mogul, the TonyŽ Award-winning Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella, with its fresh new take on the beloved tale, and the reconceived adaptation of The Wizard of Oz, featuring additional new songs by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber. The full subscription series also includes the highly anticipated return of Jersey Boys, the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, as well as everyone's favorite orphan, Annie. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 4/17/2015 - FUN HOME and More!WAKE UP with BWW 4/17/2015 - FUN HOME and More!
by Jessica Showers - Apr 17, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: WOLF HALL stars come to THEATER TALK, and FUN HOME opens on Broadway this Sunday! (more...)

VIDEO: GIGI's Vanessa Hudgens Talks Broadway Debut & More on 'The View'VIDEO: GIGI's Vanessa Hudgens Talks Broadway Debut & More on 'The View'
by TV News Desk - Apr 15, 2015

Vanessa Hudgens stopped by this week's THE VIEW on ABC to talk about making her Broadway debut in the starring role in GIGI. Watch the appearance in full below! (more...)

Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE SOUND OF MUSIC Is Coming Back to the Big ScreenRodgers & Hammerstein's THE SOUND OF MUSIC Is Coming Back to the Big Screen
by BWW Discount Alert - Apr 15, 2015

The cinemas are alive with The Sound of Music! Join Maria, the Captain and his seven unruly children as their lives are transformed by the power of song and Julie Andrews' magical voice. Fathom Events, Turner Classic Movies and Twentieth Century Fox invite you to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the biggest movie musical of all time when The Sound of Music returns to select cinemas nationwide for a special two-day only event on Sunday, April 19 and Wednesday, April 22 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. local time. (more...)

Gallagher, Gonzalez, James & Wills to Join Roanoke Symphony for RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN CELEBRATION, 4/17Gallagher, Gonzalez, James & Wills to Join Roanoke Symphony for RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN CELEBRATION, 4/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2015

Broadway Pops International (BPI) presents RODGERS AND HAMMERSTEIN CELEBRATION with the Roanoke Symphony and conductor David Stewart Wiley. (more...)

ROOM ON THE BROOM, EGG, CINDERELLA and More Set for Segerstrom's 2015-16 Family SeriesROOM ON THE BROOM, EGG, CINDERELLA and More Set for Segerstrom's 2015-16 Family Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2015

Segerstrom Center for the Arts announces its 2015 - 2016 Family Series with eight shows guaranteed to inspire and delight, performed by talented international artists. (more...)

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