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Photo Flash: Sheridan Smith Opens in FUNNY GIRL at the Savoy TheatrePhoto Flash: Sheridan Smith Opens in FUNNY GIRL at the Savoy Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Apr 21, 2016

Last night, the Sheridan Smith-starring revival of FUNNY GIRL opened at the Savoy Theatre in the West End. The transfer follows a sold-out run at the Menier Chocolate Factory, and the show is booking until October 8. Smith takes on Barbra Streisand's iconic role of Fanny Brice, the Brooklyn singer and comedienne who became a Broadway sensation under producer Florenz Ziegfeld. The cast also features Darius Campbell as Nicky Arnstein, Marilyn Cutts as Mrs Brice, Maurice Lane as Mr Keeney, Valda Aviks as Mrs Meeker, Gay Soper as Mrs Strakosh, Natasha J Barnes as Emma/Mrs Nadler, Bruce Montague as Florenz Ziegfeld, and Joel Montague as Eddie Ryan. (more...)

West End's FUNNY GIRL Opens Previews, April 9West End's FUNNY GIRL Opens Previews, April 9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

The West End transfer of Funny Girl, receives its first preview tomorrow night, 9 April 2016 - with opening night on 20 April, at the Savoy Theatre. Michael Mayer directs Sheridan Smith as Fanny Brice, Darius Campbell as Nicky Arnstein, Marilyn Cutts as Mrs Brice, Maurice Lane as Mr Keeney, Valda Aviks as Mrs Meeker, Gay Soper as Mrs Strakosh, Natasha J Barnes as Emma/Mrs Nadler, Bruce Montague as Florenz Ziegfeld, and Joel Montague as Eddie Ryan.                 (more...)

AN ACT OF GOD Playwright David Javerbaum Set for Post-Show Q&A at SHN Golden GateAN ACT OF GOD Playwright David Javerbaum Set for Post-Show Q&A at SHN Golden Gate
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

AN ACT OF GOD opens tomorrow at the SHN Golden Gate Theatre. All ticket buyers attending the Tuesday, March 29, Wednesday, March 30, and Thursday, March 31 performances are invited to a complimentary 20-minute post-show Q&A with David Javerbaum -- playwright of AN ACT OF GOD and 13-time Emmy Award-winning writer. (more...)

FUNNY GIRL Producers Issue Statement on Sheridan Smith's AbsenceFUNNY GIRL Producers Issue Statement on Sheridan Smith's Absence
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2016

Sheridan Smith, star of the current West End production of FUNNY GIRL, turned to Twitter to announce that she would be unable to perform at last evening's performance. Today, producers of the musical issued the following statement on her absence (more...)

Scott Landis & David Blackman Tapped to Lead Universal Music's Film, TV & Theatrical Development ProjectsScott Landis & David Blackman Tapped to Lead Universal Music's Film, TV & Theatrical Development Projects
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

Big news today in the world of music! Universal Music Group (UMG) has named renowned producers David Blackman and Scott Landis to lead its development and production of film, television and theatrical projects. Their appointments are effective immediately, and both report jointly to UMG Executive Vice President Michele Anthony and Universal Music Publishing Group Chairman and CEO Jody Gerson, reflecting the unique and important role that publishing and recorded music play in creating film, television and theatrical properties. (more...)

Photo Flash: Go Inside FUNNY GIRL Rehearsal, Starring Sheridan SmithPhoto Flash: Go Inside FUNNY GIRL Rehearsal, Starring Sheridan Smith
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2015

Due to unprecedented demand, the Menier Chocolate Factory Production of Funny Girl transfers to the Savoy Theatre in London's West End, following the sold out run at the Menier Chocolate Factory which begins later this month. Michael Mayer's production, starring Olivier and BAFTA award-winning actress Sheridan Smith as Fanny Brice and with the cast from the Menier Chocolate Factory, will begin performances at the Savoy Theatre on 9 April 2016 for a strictly limited 12-week run until 2 July 2016. Check out first photos from the production below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of SYLVIA with Sarah Jessica Parker, Bernadette Peters & More!Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of SYLVIA with Sarah Jessica Parker, Bernadette Peters & More!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Oct 28, 2015

It was 20 years ago when Sarah Jessica Parker starred Off-Broadway in A.R. Gurney's off-beat comedy about a man and his dog, SLYVIA. Just last night her hubby Matthew Broderick had the honor of opening in SLYVIA on Broadway, joined by Annaleigh Ashford as Sylvia, with Julie White and Robert Sella. BroadwayWorld was there for all of the opening night festivities and you can check out photos from the red carpet arrivals below! (more...)

Ron Kingsford named VP of Sales & MarketingRon Kingsford named VP of Sales & Marketing
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2015

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Darius Campbell Confirmed To Star Opposite Sheridan Smith In FUNNY GIRL!Darius Campbell Confirmed To Star Opposite Sheridan Smith In FUNNY GIRL!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2015

The Menier Chocolate Factory today announces full casting for their production of Funny Girl. Joining Sheridan Smith as Fanny Brice are Valda Aviks (Mrs O'Malley), Natasha J Barnes (Emma/Mrs Meeker), Darius Campbell (Nick), Marilyn Cutts (Mrs Brice), Maurice Lane (Mr Keeney), Bruce Montague (Ziegfeld), Joel Montague (Eddie), Gay Soper (Mrs Strakosh); withEmma Caffrey, Matthew Croke, Joelle Dyson, Rebecca Fennelly, Luke Fetherston, Leah Harris, Kelly Homewood, Sammy Kelly and Stuart Ramsay completing the ensemble. (more...)

Darius Campbell, Marilyn Cutts, Maurice Lane and More Join Sheridan Smith in UK FUNNY GIRL RevivalDarius Campbell, Marilyn Cutts, Maurice Lane and More Join Sheridan Smith in UK FUNNY GIRL Revival
by Jessica Khan - Oct 15, 2015

In the process of assuring fans that Sheridan Smith's portrayal of the iconic 'Fanny Brice' will be all her own when Funny Girl opens at Menier Chocolate Factory this November, the Daily Mail has revealed more of the musical's cast! (more...)

Cast of IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU Celebrates Album Release at Barnes & Noble TonightCast of IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU Celebrates Album Release at Barnes & Noble Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2015

Ghostlight Records celebrates the physical CD release of the Original Broadway Cast Recording for IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU with a special in-store performance and CD signing at Barnes & Noble tonight, October 12 at 7:00 PM. (more...)

IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU Cast Recording Out on CD TodayIT SHOULDA BEEN YOU Cast Recording Out on CD Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2015

Ghostlight Records celebrates the physical CD release of the Original Broadway Cast Recording for IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU today, October 9. (more...)

Cast of IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU to Celebrate Album Release at Barnes & NobleCast of IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU to Celebrate Album Release at Barnes & Noble
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2015

Ghostlight Records will celebrate the physical CD release of the Original Broadway Cast Recording for It Shoulda Been You with a special in-store performance and CD signing at Barnes & Noble on Monday, October 12 at 7:00 PM. (more...)

Gattelli & Flaherty's Dance-Theatre Musical IN YOUR ARMS Opens Tonight at The Old GlobeGattelli & Flaherty's Dance-Theatre Musical IN YOUR ARMS Opens Tonight at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2015

The Old Globe opens its 2015-2016 Season with IN YOUR ARMS, a World Premiere dance-theatre musical featuring direction and choreography by Tony Award winner Christopher Gattelli (Newsies, Godspell, Lincoln Center Theater's The King and I and South Pacific) and original music by Tony Award winner Stephen Flaherty (Ragtime, Once on This Island; two-time Oscar nominee for Anastasia). The production opens tonight, September 24, and runs through October 25, 2015. (more...)

Harvey Fierstein to Rework Book for Sheridan Smith-Led UK FUNNY GIRL RevivalHarvey Fierstein to Rework Book for Sheridan Smith-Led UK FUNNY GIRL Revival
by Jessica Khan - Sep 17, 2015

FUNNY GIRL is getting a bit of a makeover! According to Daily Mail columnist Baz Bamigboye, KINKY BOOTS book writer Harvey Fierstein will rework the book for the upcoming (and already sold-out) London revival of Funny Girl, starring Sheridan Smith. (more...)

Breaking: Stephen Bienskie, Donna McKechnie, Hayley Podschun and More to Star in Gattelli & Flaherty's IN YOUR ARMS at The Old Globe; Cast Announced!Breaking: Stephen Bienskie, Donna McKechnie, Hayley Podschun and More to Star in Gattelli & Flaherty's IN YOUR ARMS at The Old Globe; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2015

Among them, the company can claim 18 Tony Awards, 4 Pulitzer Prizes, 6 Pulitzer finalist distinctions, 3 Emmy Awards, and 2 Academy Awards; to list all their honors would take several pages. (more...)

Gattelli & Flaherty's IN YOUR ARMS, Featuring 10 Dance Vignettes by Iconic Writers, Begins Tonight at The Old GlobeGattelli & Flaherty's IN YOUR ARMS, Featuring 10 Dance Vignettes by Iconic Writers, Begins Tonight at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2015

The Old Globe opens its 2015-2016 Season with IN YOUR ARMS, a World Premiere dance-theatre musical featuring direction and choreography by Tony Award winner Christopher Gattelli (Newsies, Godspell, Lincoln Center Theater's The King and I and South Pacific) and original music by Tony Award winner Stephen Flaherty (Ragtime, Once on This Island; two-time Oscar nominee for Anastasia). The production begins tonight, September 16, with an opening slated for September 24, and runs through October 25, 2015. (more...)

Lord Almighty! AN ACT OF GOD is LA-Bound, with Sean Hayes as GodLord Almighty! AN ACT OF GOD is LA-Bound, with Sean Hayes as God
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

Producer Jeffrey Finn and Center Theatre Group announced today that Emmy winner Sean Hayes will play God in a limited six-week engagement of the new Broadway play AN ACT OF GOD at the CTG/Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, January 30 through March 13, 2016. The hit comedy arrives in Los Angeles after finishing a critically acclaimed Broadway run. (more...)

IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU Cast Album Released Digitally TodayIT SHOULDA BEEN YOU Cast Album Released Digitally Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

Ghostlight Records releases the Original Broadway Cast Recording of IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU - starring Tyne Daly, Harriet Harris, Sierra Boggess and Lisa Howard - in digital formats today, August 21, with the physical CD online and in stores on Friday, October 9, 2015.  (more...)

Breaking: Stephen Bienskie, Donna McKechnie, Hayley Podschun and More to Star in Gattelli & Flaherty's IN YOUR ARMS at The Old Globe; Cast Announced!Breaking: Stephen Bienskie, Donna McKechnie, Hayley Podschun and More to Star in Gattelli & Flaherty's IN YOUR ARMS at The Old Globe; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Among them, the company can claim 18 Tony Awards, 4 Pulitzer Prizes, 6 Pulitzer finalist distinctions, 3 Emmy Awards, and 2 Academy Awards; to list all their honors would take several pages. (more...)

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