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Oakland School for the Arts Will Stage Amateur Premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber's SCHOOL OF ROCKOakland School for the Arts Will Stage Amateur Premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber's SCHOOL OF ROCK
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

Oakland School for the Arts in Oakland, California will present the world premiere amateur youth production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's newest Broadway smash hit, School of Rock - The Musical, as the hit musical continues its professional Broadway run at the Winter Garden Theatre (1634 Broadway) in New York City.  In an unprecedented move, Lloyd Webber teamed up with R&H Theatricals prior to the show's Broadway opening on November 6, 2015 to make youth performance rights available to schools and youth theatres across the U.S. and Canada. In an exciting move, producer (and Oakland School of the Arts supporter) Carole Shorenstein Hays has invited OSA to present their musical on the historic stage of the Curran (where The Phantom of the Opera played for five record-breaking years) March 3 - 12, 2016. (more...)

Broadway's HUGHIE & Time Out New York Partner for '25 For $25' Ticket ProgramBroadway's HUGHIE & Time Out New York Partner for '25 For $25' Ticket Program
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

25 seats for every performance of the Broadway revival of Eugene O'Neill's one-act masterpiece HUGHIE, will be available for $25 each.  Starring Academy Award winner, Golden Globe Award winner & BAFTA winner Forest Whitaker and Tony Award winner Frank Wood, HUGHIE has teamed with TIME OUT NEW YORK to make Broadway accessible to everyone with specially priced advanced tickets available at Telecharge.com (212-239-6200).  Limit of 2 $25 tickets to HUGHE per customer. (more...)

Photo Flash: New Pics! Sean Hayes Leads AN ACT OF GOD at the Ahmanson Theatre, Beginning TonightPhoto Flash: New Pics! Sean Hayes Leads AN ACT OF GOD at the Ahmanson Theatre, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2016

Check out all-new production shots featuring Sean Hayes, David Josefsberg, and James Gleason below! (more...)

Previews Begin Today in LA for Sean Hayes-Led AN ACT OF GOD!Previews Begin Today in LA for Sean Hayes-Led AN ACT OF GOD!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2016

The hit Broadway comedy An Act of God starring Emmy Award winner Sean Hayes begins performances tonight, Saturday, January 30, 2016 at the Center Theatre Group / Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles. The limited six-week engagement officially opens on Wednesday, February 10 and continues through Sunday, March 13. (more...)

VIDEO: You're In the Band! Alex Brightman & SCHOOL OF ROCK Cast Perform on 'The View'VIDEO: You're In the Band! Alex Brightman & SCHOOL OF ROCK Cast Perform on 'The View'
by TV News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

Alex Brightman and the cast of Andrew Lloyd Webber's SCHOOL OF ROCK performed the number 'You're In the Band' on today's THE VIEW on ABC. Check out the appearance in full below! (more...)

Molly Pope, Christopher Rice, & Bret Shuford Join BROADWAY BABYLON at Feinstein's/54 Below ConcertMolly Pope, Christopher Rice, & Bret Shuford Join BROADWAY BABYLON at Feinstein's/54 Below Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

Molly Pope (Found), Christopher Rice (The Book of Mormon), & Bret Shuford (Cirque Du Solei's Paramour) will be joining the line up of amazing performers who will be singing at Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, in Broadway Babylon 101: Everything Old Is New Again, Sunday, January 31st at 9:30 P.M. (more...)

As Decreased New York Carriage Trade Looms, Are The Shuberts Betting Against The Ponies?As Decreased New York Carriage Trade Looms, Are The Shuberts Betting Against The Ponies?
by Michael Dale - Jan 26, 2016

With the future of New York's stables uncertain, is the Shubert Organization looking for expand westward? (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 1/19/2016 - 1/26/2016Hottest Articles on BWW 1/19/2016 - 1/26/2016
by - Jan 26, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 1/19/2016 - 1/26/2016. (more...)

Anna Wintour Sends SCHOOL OF ROCK an Updated PropAnna Wintour Sends SCHOOL OF ROCK an Updated Prop
by Sally Henry - Jan 24, 2016

It's not every day that an audience member's opinion can affect future performances, but in Anna Wintour's case, it did. (more...)

Photo Flash: Demeter Hits the Town in Celebration of CATS' Broadway ReturnPhoto Flash: Demeter Hits the Town in Celebration of CATS' Broadway Return
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

As previously reported, The Shubert Organization and The Nederlander Organization have confirmed that CATS, one of the biggest hits in theatrical history, will return to Broadway this summer at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52nd Street). Preview performances will begin July 14, with an official opening set for August 2, 2016. In celebration of the big news, Demeter took the streets of NYC to celebrate the musical's big Broadway return - check out shots below!  (more...)

VIDEO: Behind The Scenes Fun as the SCHOOL OF ROCK Kids Visit GOOD MORNING AMERICAVIDEO: Behind The Scenes Fun as the SCHOOL OF ROCK Kids Visit GOOD MORNING AMERICA
by Michael Dale - Jan 21, 2016

The energetic gang breaks out into song when asked about their favorite music. (more...)

Broadway Babylon to Launch Concert Series at Feinstein's/54 Below with 'EVERYTHING OLD IS NEW AGAIN'Broadway Babylon to Launch Concert Series at Feinstein's/54 Below with 'EVERYTHING OLD IS NEW AGAIN'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents, BROADWAY BABYLON 101: EVERYTHING OLD IS NEW AGAIN, Sunday, January 31st at 9:30 P.M. (more...)

VIDEO: Alex Brightman & SCHOOL OF ROCK Cast Perform 'Stick It To The Man' on GMAVIDEO: Alex Brightman & SCHOOL OF ROCK Cast Perform 'Stick It To The Man' on GMA
by TV News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

Alex Brightman and the cast of the hit musical SCHOOL OF ROCK, based on the 2003 film starring Jack Black, performed the lively number 'Stick It To The Man' on this morning's GOOD MORNING AMERICA. (more...)

Breaking News: CATS to Return to Broadway This Summer; Andy Blankenbuehler Joins TeamBreaking News: CATS to Return to Broadway This Summer; Andy Blankenbuehler Joins Team
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

Now and Forever, indeed! Producers The Shubert Organization and The Nederlander Organization announced this morning that CATS, one of the biggest hits in theatrical history, will return to Broadway this summer at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52nd Street). Preview performances will begin July 14, with an official opening set for August 2, 2016. (more...)

Photo Flash: Tinkerbelle the Dog Visits SCHOOL OF ROCK on BroadwayPhoto Flash: Tinkerbelle the Dog Visits SCHOOL OF ROCK on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

Tinkerbelle the Dog has pledged allegiance to THE BAND! The cast of School of Rock the musical got a special visit from Tinkerbelle the Dog  To seal the deal, Tinkerbelle even got a special custom made SCHOOL OF ROCK the musical hoodie for the show's costume designers. Check out photos below! (more...)

Broadway's SCHOOL OF ROCK Launches New Digital Lottery PolicyBroadway's SCHOOL OF ROCK Launches New Digital Lottery Policy
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

School of Rock - The Musical has launched a new online ticket lottery today, BroadwayWorld has confirmed. The School of Rock Digital Lottery, now open, will open daily at 12:01am ET for entrants to win a limited number of $37 same day tickets to that day's performance(s) at schoolofrocklottery.com. See below for complete rules and regulations. (more...)

Broadway Revival of HUGHIE with Forest Whitaker Begins Rehearsals TodayBroadway Revival of HUGHIE with Forest Whitaker Begins Rehearsals Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

Rehearsals began today for the highly anticipated Broadway revival of Eugene O'Neill's HUGHIE starring Academy Award winner, Golden Globe Award winner & BAFTA winner Forest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland, The Butler, Southpaw) and Tony Award winner Frank Wood (Side Man, Angels In America, Clybourne Park), which will begin performances on Monday, February 8, 2016 and officially open on Thursday, February 25, 2016 at Broadway's Booth Theatre (222 West 45 Street). Directed by Tony Award winner and Olivier Award winner Michael Grandage (Photograph 51, Red, Frost/Nixon), HUGHIE will play a strictly limited engagement. (more...)

Photo Flash: Cast & Company of SHEAR MADNESS Celebrate 100th Performance Off-BroadwayPhoto Flash: Cast & Company of SHEAR MADNESS Celebrate 100th Performance Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2016

Manny Kladitis, Jeffrey Chrzczon, Terry Schnuck, Kathleen K. Johnson, Jack Lane, Radio Mouse Entertainment, Schaffert/Hummel, Driemeyer-Sills Productions, David Gersten, Erach Screwvala, and The Shubert Organization, by special arrangement with Cranberry Productions, are proud to announce that the cast of Shear Madness celebrated the 100th Performance in New York City on Saturday evening January 16th. In honor of the occasion, Bruce Jordan and Marilyn Abrams, co-creators, surrounded by his cast and other company members, served up anniversary cake.   (more...)

Sacha Wares Returns To Almeida Theatre to Direct World Premiere of BOY, April 5Sacha Wares Returns To Almeida Theatre to Direct World Premiere of BOY, April 5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

Sacha Wares will be returning to Almeida Theatre to direct the world premiere of Leo Butler's new play Boy, after her directorial success with the critically acclaimed production, Game, by Mike Bartlett, in 2015.  Boy will run at the Almeida Theatre from 5 April until 28 May 2016, with press night on 12 April 2016. Director Sacha Wares is joined by a formidable creative team, including two powerhouse contemporary designers, Miriam Buether for set design (Wild Swans, Sucker Punch, My Child, Generations), who worked with Sacha on Game at the Almeida in 2015, and Ultz for costume (Jerusalem, Hobson's Choice, Fallout, Pied Pier), who will be collaborating with Miriam, on design, for the very first time. Further creative credits include movement by Leon Baugh, lighting by Jack Knowles and sound by Gareth Fry. (more...)

Deaf West's DJ Kurs, The Second City's Kelly Leonard & More Join TEDxBroadway Speakers LineupDeaf West's DJ Kurs, The Second City's Kelly Leonard & More Join TEDxBroadway Speakers Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

Today, the organizers of the fifth annual TEDxBroadway announced additional speakers for the event being held on Monday, February 22, 2016 at New World Stages in New York City. (more...)

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