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Milwaukee Rep to Present DREAMGIRLS, Starring Nova Y. Payton, This FallMilwaukee Rep to Present DREAMGIRLS, Starring Nova Y. Payton, This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2015

Milwaukee Repertory Theater launches the Quadracci Powerhouse season with its highly anticipated production of the Tony Award-winning musical DREAMGIRLS. (more...)

Todd Buonopane & Sherri L. Edelen to Star in CAKE OFF at Signature TheatreTodd Buonopane & Sherri L. Edelen to Star in CAKE OFF at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

Signature Theatre has announced the cast and creative team for the world premiere production of Cake Off, a new musical by Sheri Wilner (Kingdom City), Julia Jordan (Murder Ballad) and Adam Gwon (Signature's The Boy Detective Fails). Directed by Signature's Director of New Works Joe Calarco (Signature's Gypsy, Shakespeare's R&J) this hilarious new musical is a battle-of-the-sexes set at the 50th Annual Millberry Cake-Off competition. Cake Off runs September 29 - November 22 in the ARK Theatre. (more...)

Annie Baker's JOHN Adds Sunday Performance to Sold-Out RunAnnie Baker's JOHN Adds Sunday Performance to Sold-Out Run
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

Signature Theatre just announced one additional, final performance for their critically acclaimed production of JOHN, written by Pulitzer Prize winner Annie Baker (The Flick) and directed by Tony Award-winner Sam Gold (Fun Home). The production, which kicked off Signature's 25th Anniversary Season, will now play its final performance on Sunday, September 6th at 7:30pm. All other performances are sold out.  (more...)

Todd Buonopane & Sherri L. Edelen to Star in Sheri Wilner's CAKE OFF at Signature TheatreTodd Buonopane & Sherri L. Edelen to Star in Sheri Wilner's CAKE OFF at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

Signature Theatre has announced the cast and creative team for the world premiere production of Cake Off, a new musical by Sheri Wilner (Kingdom City), Julia Jordan (Murder Ballad) and Adam Gwon (Signature's The Boy Detective Fails). Directed by Signature's Director of New Works Joe Calarco (Signature's Gypsy, Shakespeare's R&J) this hilarious new musical is a battle-of-the-sexes set at the 50th Annual Millberry Cake-Off competition. Cake Off runs September 29 - November 22 in the ARK Theatre. (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 30Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 30
by Audition Roundup - Aug 30, 2015

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, August 30, 2015 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)

Refuge Theatre Project Presents GLORY DAYSRefuge Theatre Project Presents GLORY DAYS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2015

Men under the age of 25 are hardly the demographic for attending Broadway musicals, let alone writing one, but Nick Blaemire and James Gardiner did just that when their musical Glory Days ran on Broadway in May 2008. The Broadway production followed a World Premiere at the prestigious Signature Theatre in Arlington, Virginia in January of that year. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Ogunquit PlayhouseSTAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Ogunquit Playhouse
by Stage Tube - Aug 28, 2015

The Ogunquit Playhouse is the first regional theatre in the country to produce the Tony Award-winning musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, onstage now through September 19, 2015. BroadwayWorld has highlights from the show below! (more...)

Broadway Veterans Round Out Cast of Arena Stage's Reimagined OLIVER!Broadway Veterans Round Out Cast of Arena Stage's Reimagined OLIVER!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2015

Molly Smith directs her 30th production as Artistic Director of Arena Stage with a gritty and relevant take on the Tony Award-winning musical Oliver!, blending the chaotic worlds of 19th-century Victorian London with 2015 London. Smith's new in-the-round staging infuses a modern edge to the classic musical about an innocent orphan thrown into the dark world of double-dealing thieves and conmen, highlighting the disparity between classes and dangerous life on London's streets today. Featuring a remarkable score including 'You've Got to Pick a Pocket or Two,' 'Consider Yourself,' 'Where is Love?' and 'Food, Glorious Food,' Oliver! runs October 30, 2015-January 3, 2016 in the Fichandler Stage at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 8/28; WAITRESS at A.R.T., Signature's THE FIX, RING OF FIRE in Chicago and More!Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 8/28; WAITRESS at A.R.T., Signature's THE FIX, RING OF FIRE in Chicago and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 28, 2015

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Boston, Chicago, Ireland and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include WAITRESS at A.R.T., RING OF FIRE in Chicago, and THE FIX in Washington, DC, just to name a few. (more...)

Linda Purl, Brett Rickaby and Peter Van Norden to Lead Rubicon Theatre's COPENHAGEN; Sets Sept Opening!Linda Purl, Brett Rickaby and Peter Van Norden to Lead Rubicon Theatre's COPENHAGEN; Sets Sept Opening!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

Rubicon Theatre Company just announced stage and screen veterans Linda Purl, Brett Rickaby and Peter Van Norden will star in the company's mainstage production of the Tony-Award winning play COPENHAGEN, directed by international artist Judy Hegarty Lovett. (more...)

Washington National Opera Announces Full Schedule for American Opera InitiativeWashington National Opera Announces Full Schedule for American Opera Initiative
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

WASHINGTON)—Washington National Opera (WNO) today announced details for the fourth season of the American Opera Initiative, its comprehensive commissioning program that brings contemporary American stories to the stage while fostering the talents of rising American composers and librettists. Three pairings of new opera composers and librettists—Christopher Weiss and John de los Santos, David Clay Mettens and Joshua McGuire, and Sarah Hutchings and Mark Sonnenblick—will premiere new one-act operas, each based on a contemporary American story, in a semi-staged concert performance on December 2, 2015 in the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater. Composer Luna Pearl Woolf and librettist Caitlin Vincent, an alumnus of the program's second season, will present their new hour-long work Better Gods—based on the life of Queen Lili'uokalani, the last monarch of Hawaii—on January 8 and 9, 2016 in the Terrace Theater. (more...)

Review Roundup: A.R. Gurney's LOVE & MONEY Opens Off-BroadwayReview Roundup: A.R. Gurney's LOVE & MONEY Opens Off-Broadway
by Review Roundups - Aug 25, 2015

Signature Theatre presents the world premiere of A.R. Gurney's new play LOVE & MONEY, directed by Mark Lamos. The production opened last night, August 24, and runs through October 4, 2015 in The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Photo Flash: Opening Night of Signature Theatre's THE FIX - Mark Evans, Christine Sherrill and More!Photo Flash: Opening Night of Signature Theatre's THE FIX - Mark Evans, Christine Sherrill and More!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

Signature Theatre presents THE FIX, directed by Signature Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Gigi, Follies, Million Dollar Quartet). Featuring a book by John Dempsey and music by Dana P. Rowe (the creators of Brother Russia and The Witches of Eastwick), the show quickly became a favorite among Signature's artistic team during its U.S. premiere at the Theatre in 1998, cementing a longstanding relationship with Dempsey and Rowe. Running in the MAX Theatre now through September 20, the inside-politics musical satire is the first production of Signature Theatre's 2015/2016 season. Check out a first look at the opening night shots below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Go Inside Opening Night of Signature Theatre's LOVE & MONEYPhoto Coverage: Go Inside Opening Night of Signature Theatre's LOVE & MONEY
by Jennifer Broski - Aug 25, 2015

Signature Theatre presents the world premiere of A.R. Gurney's new play LOVE & MONEY, directed by Mark Lamos. The production runs through October 4, 2015 in The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). This show is a co-production with Westport Country Playhouse. (more...)

BWW Review: Maureen Anderman's a Charmer in A.R. Gurney's LOVE & MONEYBWW Review: Maureen Anderman's a Charmer in A.R. Gurney's LOVE & MONEY
by Michael Dale - Aug 24, 2015

If the plot of A.R. Gurney's newest seems more than vaguely familiar, that point is eventually fully acknowledged by the playwright. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: CUTTING-EDGE COMPOSERS CORNER- Nick Blaemire & Ben Fankhauser Sing Alexander Sage Oyen's 'Brothers'BWW TV Exclusive: CUTTING-EDGE COMPOSERS CORNER- Nick Blaemire & Ben Fankhauser Sing Alexander Sage Oyen's 'Brothers'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 24, 2015

Here is Ben Fankhauser (Newsies) and Nick Blaemire (Found) singing 'Brothers,' a new song by Alexander Sage Oyen from his original musical A Night Like This.   (more...)

Two River Theater to Present August Wilson's SEVEN GUITARS, Begin. 9/12Two River Theater to Present August Wilson's SEVEN GUITARS, Begin. 9/12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, announces the full cast and creative team for its production of August Wilson's Seven Guitars, directed by Brandon J. Dirden, an award-winning actor who is making his directorial debut with this production. Seven Guitars is the third play in Wilson's American Century Cycle produced by Two River, following the theater's acclaimed mountings of Jitney and Two Trains Running. Performances will begin in Two River's Rechnitz Theater, 21 Bridge Avenue, on Saturday, September 12 and continue through Sunday, October 4. The opening night performance is Friday, September 18 at 8pm. Tickets are available from 732.345.1400 or tworivertheater.org. The lead production sponsor is Springpoint Senior Living Foundation at The Atrium at Navesink Harbor. (more...)

BWW Review: Signature Theatre's THE FIX Rocks DC!BWW Review: Signature Theatre's THE FIX Rocks DC!
by Benjamin Tomchik - Aug 24, 2015

The Fix has exactly what it takes to be a smashing production! Clever, dazzling and perfect for a Washington audience, The Fix is a must see at Signature. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 8/24/2015 - LOVE & MONEY and More!WAKE UP with BWW 8/24/2015 - LOVE & MONEY and More!
by Jessica Khan - Aug 24, 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: LOVE & MONEY opens off-Broadway, NEWSIES reunite and more! (more...)


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