Exciting New Show at Raue Center for the Arts!by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016
Raue Center is pleased to announce several exciting new shows coming to downtown Crystal Lake during the 2016-2017 Season! This season will include a wide variety of fantastic shows ranging from absurdist off-Broadway comedy to a performance by a Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter! (more...)
Craig Bierko Will Join Steve Martin's METEOR SHOWER at Long Wharf Theatreby BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016
Tony Award-nominee Craig Bierko will join the cast of the world premiere of Steve Martin's Meteor Shower, directed by Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein, running from September 28 through October 23, 2016. (more...)
Steve Martin & Martin Short to Bring 'AN EVENING YOU WILL FORGET' to Morrison Centerby BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2016
Longtime comedians Steve Martin and Martin Short will play a one-night only show at the Morrison Center on Friday, October 21. (more...)
BWW Review: Carmen Cusack Shares Her Remarkable Story with Feinstein's/54 Below, Showcasing the Unmatched Versatility Which Brought Her to Broadwayby Casey Mink - Aug 12, 2016
'At last, at last, at long last.'
These are the lyrics which ushered in the emotional climax of Broadway's Bright Star, the North Carolina-set musical which burned fast and, well, bright this past season on Broadway. So, too, did these lyrics close out the solo concert debut of the musical's incandescent star, Carmen Cusack, at Feinstein's/54 Below on August 9.
Fittingly so. This time last year, Cusack was little known in New York, having established herself as a bona fide star in the West End, as well as regionally in touring productions of Wicked and South Pacific. Cut to the summer of 2016, though, and Cusack has made one of the most celebrated Broadway debuts in memory and was Tony-nominated in this year's Actress in a Leading Role category (the same one deemed too full for Audra McDonald). It is no wonder, then, Cusack wasted no time capitalizing on her newfound cachet, booking three concerts at Broadway's supper club, before swiftly adding a fourth due to demand. (more...)
Review Roundup: Steve Martin's METEOR SHOWER at The Old Globeby Review Roundups - Aug 10, 2016
The Old Globe presents the world premiere run of Steve Martin's new play Meteor Shower, running now through September 18, 2016, with opening night on August 7. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)
Kevin Welch Collaborates on New Musical WILL THE CIRCLE, Slated for Chicago Music Theatre Festivalby BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016
Aimee Mann is working on a musical with playwright David Henry Hwang (M. Butterfly)... Edie Brickell has just collaborated with Steve Martin (Bright Star)... and now the popular Texas-by-way-of-Nashville Americana artist Kevin Welch is collaborating with a Chicago playwright (L.C. Bernadine) on a new musical called WILL THE CIRCLE, which debuts August 20th as part of this year's Chicago Music Theatre Festival at Victory Gardens Theatre. (more...)
BRIGHT STAR'S Max Chernin Makes Solo Debut Tonight at Feinstein's/54 Belowby BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Max Chernin in The Color Ginger. "No soul" you say? Day-walker? Endangered species? We all have opinions on our redheaded brothers and sisters. Ryan Fielding Garrett (Kinky Boots, Jasper In Deadland) will music direct Broadway ginger Max Chernin in exploring the ghosts of his past, the delight of the present, and the uncertainty of his future. Special guest gingers include Lee Slobotkin (Wicked Tour) and Rachel Bahler (Bullets Over Broadway Tour.) (more...)
Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/6/2016by - Aug 6, 2016
BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 8/6/2016.
BWW's On This Day - August 6, 2016by - Aug 6, 2016
Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 6 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events!
Broadway AM Report, 8/5/2016 - Norbert Leo Butz in Concert, WONDERETTES in Houston & More!by Jessica Khan - Aug 5, 2016
This weekend's big news: Norbert Leo Butz returns to Feinstein's/54 Below, KINKY BOOTS performs at 'Broadway in the Boros', and newest edition of THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES premieres in Houston! (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Steve Martin's METEOR SHOWER, Starring Jenna Fischer at The Old Globeby BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2016
The Old Globe presents the world premiere run of Steve Martin's new play Meteor Shower, running now through September 18, 2016, with opening night on August 7. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)
Cady Huffman to Depart SHEAR MADNESS This Month; Tickets Now on Sale thru Jan 8by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2016
Just announced, Tony and Drama Desk Award winner Cady Huffman will end her run in Off-Broadway's Shear Madness on August 21st. Cady assumed the role of Mrs. Shubert June 20th. She will be replaced by Lisa McMillan. Also joining the cast is Gil Brady replacing Adam Gerber in the role of Eddie Lawrence. The producers are have also announced a new batch of tickets on sale through January 8th, 2017. (more...)
Rebel Wilson to Star in DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS Remake at MGMby TV News Desk - Aug 4, 2016
Rebel Wilson, currently making her West End debut in the revival of GUYS AND DOLLS, is set to star in a reboot of the 1988 comedy DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS from MGM studios. (more...)
Tony & Emmy Winner Lily Tomlin to Be Honored with SAG Lifetime Achievement Awardby TV News Desk - Aug 4, 2016
Lily Tomlin - an entertainment maverick whose talents put her at the pinnacle of comedy, acting, writing and producing - has been named the 53rd recipient of SAG-AFTRA's highest tribute: the SAG Life Achievement Award for career achievement and humanitarian accomplishment. (more...)
Showtunes Announces 2016-2017 Season!by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016
The 2016-2017 SHOWTUNES Theatre Company season defies expectations and dazzles audiences with three rarely produced concert musicals and two very special musical theatre events. With the introduction of a cabaret in February, Defying Expectations, and a musical theatre-themed Writer's Initiative in May, SHOWTUNES continues to diversify their offerings while demonstrating their unparalleled devotion to this all-American art form. The season begins with three performances October 22-23 at ACT's Allen Theatre. Shenandoah is directed by Matt Wolfe with music direction by RJ Tancioco. The expanded season also includes two concert musicals inside Benaroya Hall's Ilsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall: Leap of Faith on December 3-4 and The Unsinkable Molly Brown on March 11-12, 2017. (more...)
Broadway's Andrea McArdle to Play Provincetown's Crown & Anchor Next Weekby BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016
Producer Rick Murray's Crown & Anchor Broadway Series continues its 2016 season at the Paramount Cabaret in Provincetown, MA when Broadway veteran and Tony nominee Andrea McArdle returns to Provincetown in ANDREA McARDLE IN CONCERT for two performances only, Monday, August 8 and Tuesday, August 9 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)
Kyle Riabko to Celebrate CLOSE TO YOU: BACHARACH REIMAGINED Album at Joe's Pubby BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016
Kyle Riabko - star and creator of the hit West End show Close to You: Bacharach Reimagined and the earlier acclaimed Off-Broadway version What's it All About? Bacharach Reimagined - will bring his extraordinary Burt Bacharach arrangements to Joe's Pub at the Public for a solo concert and album launch on Monday, October 17 at 7:00 PM and Tuesday, October 18 at 9:30 PM. (more...)
BWW's On This Day - July 31, 2016by - Jul 31, 2016
Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 31 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events!
Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 7/30/2016by - Jul 30, 2016
BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 7/30/2016.
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