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Breaking News: Justin Guarini, Margo Seibert, James Snyder, Telly Leung & More Will Lead IN TRANSIT on Broadway!Breaking News: Justin Guarini, Margo Seibert, James Snyder, Telly Leung & More Will Lead IN TRANSIT on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

Producer Janet B. Rosen announced today that Broadway's first a cappella musical In Transit will star David Abeles (Once), 2016 'America's Got Talent' contestant Moya Angela (Ghost The Musical), 2012 American Beatbox Vice Champion Steven 'HeaveN' Cantor (Broadway Debut), Justin Guarini (Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown; 'American Idol'), Telly Leung (Allegiance), Erin Mackey (Amazing Grace), Gerianne Pe?rez (Broadway Debut), Margo Seibert (Rocky), Chesney Snow (Broadway Debut), James Snyder (If/Then), Mariand Torres (Broadway Debut), Nicholas Ward (On the Town), Adam Bashian (Broadway Debut), Laurel Harris (Beautiful) and Aurelia Williams (Broadway Debut). (more...)

Broadway's A Cappella Musical IN TRANSIT Sets Dates; Pre-Sales Start MondayBroadway's A Cappella Musical IN TRANSIT Sets Dates; Pre-Sales Start Monday
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Tickets for the new musical In Transit will go on sale exclusively for American Express Card Members beginning Monday, July 25, 2016. (more...)

Cast Recording Of FUNNY GIRL Featuring Sheridan Smith To Be Released 5 August 2016Cast Recording Of FUNNY GIRL Featuring Sheridan Smith To Be Released 5 August 2016
by Edward Baker - Jul 13, 2016

Sheridan Smith brings her unique vocals and phenomenal performance as Fanny Brice to the London cast recording of the critically-acclaimed West End production of Funny Girl, to be released on Decca Records on 5th August. (more...)

Breaking News: A Cappella Musical IN TRANSIT Will Arrive on Broadway This Fall; Kathleen Marshall to HelmBreaking News: A Cappella Musical IN TRANSIT Will Arrive on Broadway This Fall; Kathleen Marshall to Helm
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

Producer Janet B. Rosen announced today that the new musical In Transit will premiere on Broadway in Fall 2016 at Circle in the Square Theatre (235 West 50th Street). With a book, music and lyrics by Academy Award winner Kristen Anderson-Lopez (Frozen), James-Allen Ford, Russ Kaplan and Sara Wordsworth, vocal arrangements by Deke Sharon (Pitch Perfect, 'The Sing-Off') and musical supervision by Rick Hip-Flores (Rocky), In Transit will be directed and choreographed by three-time Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall (Anything Goes, Nice Work If You Can Get It). (more...)

FUNNY GIRL Announces UK Tour in 2017FUNNY GIRL Announces UK Tour in 2017
by Marianka Swain - Jun 27, 2016

Hot on the heels of a record-breaking, critically acclaimed West End run, this new production of FUNNY GIRL embarks on a major national tour in 2017. The five-star production opens at Manchester Palace, where it runs for a week from 20 February, before touring to venues including Milton Keynes Theatre, Liverpool Empire, Bristol Hippodrome, Stoke Regent Theatre, His Majesty's Theatre Aberdeen, Edinburgh Playhouse, New Victoria Theatre Woking, Marlowe Theatre Canterbury, Birmingham Hippodrome, Newcastle Theatre Royal, Mayflower Theatre Southampton, King's Theatre Glasgow, Nottingham Theatre Royal and Southend Cliffs Pavilion. Further tour dates and casting yet to be announced. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside TDF's Open Doors Graduation with Kathleen Marshall, Scott Landis & MorePhoto Flash: Inside TDF's Open Doors Graduation with Kathleen Marshall, Scott Landis & More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2016

On Monday night over 400 guests including current and past New York City high school students, and the performing arts professional mentors who have participated in TDF's Open Doors, the theatre arts mentoring program that TDF founded in 1998 with playwright Wendy Wasserstein, attended this year's graduation at The Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College (524 West 59th Street, NYC).   (more...)

TDF Open Doors Graduation Held Next MondayTDF Open Doors Graduation Held Next Monday
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2016

Over 400 guests including current and past New York City high school students, and the performing arts professional mentors who have participated in TDF's Open Doors, the theatre arts mentoring program that TDF founded in 1998 with playwright Wendy Wasserstein, will attend this year's graduation at 5:30pm on Monday, June 6 at The Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College (524 West 59th Street, NYC). (more...)

Sheridan Smith FUNNY GIRL Cast Recording To Be Released July 8thSheridan Smith FUNNY GIRL Cast Recording To Be Released July 8th
by Michael Dale - May 18, 2016

Pre-orders for the Menier Chocolate Factory production that transferred to the West End's Savoy Theatre are now being taken by Amazon. (more...)

Kathleen Marshall, Alfred Uhry, Jason Robert Brown Join Charles Aznavour To Create MY PARISKathleen Marshall, Alfred Uhry, Jason Robert Brown Join Charles Aznavour To Create MY PARIS
by Michael Dale - May 10, 2016

At nearly 92 years of age, the internationally acclaimed singer/songwriter is working on his first Broadway-bound musical. (more...)

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...)

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