Theater Productions News

HAMILTON, THE HUMANS, Taylor Mac and More Highlight 2017-18 at the Kennedy CenterHAMILTON, THE HUMANS, Taylor Mac and More Highlight 2017-18 at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced programming for its 2017-2018 theater season in an event on the famed Opera House stage that showcased performances from a range of work being presented and produced this season. (more...)

DIRTY DANCING  - THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE to Samba Into Ruth Eckerd HallDIRTY DANCING - THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE to Samba Into Ruth Eckerd Hall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Ruth Eckerd Hall presents Broadway's Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage on Friday, May 5 at 8 pm, Saturday, May 6 at 2 & 8 pm and Sunday, May 7 at 2 & 7 pm. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

Teaneck Community Charter School Presents New Young Performers' Edition of GUYS AND DOLLSTeaneck Community Charter School Presents New Young Performers' Edition of GUYS AND DOLLS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Dreaming big continues to pay off for the Teaneck Community Charter School in Teaneck, New Jersey which won one of ten grand prizes in the nationwide "NBC's 'Smash': Make a Musical" program. The honor bolstered the school's ambition to stage their own musical theater productions and implement a self-sustaining theater program. (more...)

Autism Friendly Theater & More Set for Lincoln Center Education's BIG UMBRELLA FESTIVAL 2018Autism Friendly Theater & More Set for Lincoln Center Education's BIG UMBRELLA FESTIVAL 2018
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Russell Granet, Executive Vice President of Lincoln Center Education (LCE), Community, and International, announced today the inaugural Big Umbrella Festival-the world's first month-long festival dedicated to arts programs for young people on the autism spectrum and their families, set to launch during Autism Awareness Month in April 2018. (more...)

Gilbert Neal's New Single 'Drop of You' from Latest Album Drops 6/2Gilbert Neal's New Single 'Drop of You' from Latest Album Drops 6/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Gilbert Neal to release new single 'Drop of You' from his latest album 'The Mayor of Estes Park' Gadabout, raconteur, ne'er-do-well-er. Gregarious and fecund. (more...)

National Black Theatre Closes Season with the Provocative KILL MOVE PARADISENational Black Theatre Closes Season with the Provocative KILL MOVE PARADISE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Ryan Jamaal Swain, Donnell E. Smith, Clinton Lowe and Sidiki Fofana will star in the award-winning playwright James Ijames' "Kill Move Paradise," opening at Dr. Barbara Ann Teer's National Black Theatre (NBT) this spring. The world premiere production is also the New York City debut of Ijames, a Whiting Award winner. Saheem Ali ("Nollywood," "The Booty Call," and "The Erlkings") will direct. The provocative production closes the historic theater's 48th season, "In Pursuit of Black Joy," and runs from May 31 through June 25. (more...)

Cast Announced for SIREN'S DEN: A ROCK MUSICAL!Cast Announced for SIREN'S DEN: A ROCK MUSICAL!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Casting for 'Siren's Den: A New Rock Musical' is complete!  The cast stars *Lindsey Lake (Rent Tour) as rockstar, Skylar Cole, Andrea Leach (Beauty and the Beast Int'l Tour) as Jessie, *Chris Gleim (Jesus Christ Superstar Tour) as Logan, *Adam R. Kaster (The Golden Bride) as Garrett, and *Alan Gillespie (Miss Saigon Tour) as Bar Manager/Kurtis Katz.  The show's creator, Rori Nogee (Showgirls, the Musical!) will play Remy Morgan.  The Vultures will be played by Lauren Chastain, Jonte Culpepper (Bayside, the Musical!), Musa Hitomi, Frankie Shin, Erin Ullman and Corbin Williams (The Grinch Who Stole Christmas). (more...)

Civic Ensemble to Present Woman-Centered Performance SHE PERSISTSCivic Ensemble to Present Woman-Centered Performance SHE PERSISTS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Civic Ensemble, in collaboration with The Lehman Alternative Community School, presents She Persists, a devised performance using personal narratives from women-identified members of the Ithaca community. (more...)

Laugh Until Your Sides Ache with The Calamari SistersLaugh Until Your Sides Ache with The Calamari Sisters
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2017

Celebrate with these sassy, brassy broads from Brooklyn as they sing, dance, and cook delicious street fair goodies for you and your friends. (more...)

Pacific Symphony Presents PEDALS AND PIPES Concert, 4/30Pacific Symphony Presents PEDALS AND PIPES Concert, 4/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Hear the mighty, one-of-a-kind William J. Gillespie organ in all its acoustic wonder, when outstanding virtuoso Monte Maxwell performs an eclectic program of organ favorites including something for everyone during Pacific Symphony's final “Pedals and Pipes” concert this season. The renowned organist—who plays for the U.S. Naval Academy's Chapel and has performed for diplomats and national leaders from around the world—travels to Orange County for this showcase of the organ's stunning palette of sounds, often adding his own twist to classic arrangements. The afternoon recital includes the very best of organ music—from Wagner to Bach, Widor to Bizet, Vierne to Yon and far beyond! The concert takes place Sunday, April 30, at 3 p.m. in the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. Tickets are $10-$50. For more information or to purchase tickets call (714) 755-5799 or visit www.PacificSymphony.org.  (more...)

Sergio Trujillo Brings Underground World of Buenos Aires to A.R.T. in ARRABALSergio Trujillo Brings Underground World of Buenos Aires to A.R.T. in ARRABAL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Director Diane Quinn, will present Arrabal, with a book written by John Weidman, music by Gustavo Santaolalla / Bajofondo, choreographed by Julio Zurita, and directed and co-choreographed by Sergio Trujillo. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Tony Winner Daisy Eagan Auditions for a Familiar Role in Season Two Premiere of TURNING THE TABLES!BWW TV Exclusive: Tony Winner Daisy Eagan Auditions for a Familiar Role in Season Two Premiere of TURNING THE TABLES!
by Turning the Tables - Apr 11, 2017

Following last year's hit debut season, BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you a brand new season of Turning the Tables! Featuring Ellyn Marie Marsh, Andrew Briedis, Andrew Chappelle, Julia Mattison, and created by Marsh, Turning the Tables caught fire in 2016 with a season devoted to Broadway's hottest casting directors getting the tables turned on them by the actors. The improv based series featured your favorite casting directors such as Rachel Hoffman, Bernie Telsey and Tara Rubin. Season two will feature a brand-new and unique take on the popular niche web series. (more...)

Watercolor-Inspired Works to Hit JACK in EVERYDAY AFROPLAYWatercolor-Inspired Works to Hit JACK in EVERYDAY AFROPLAY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

JACK presents Everyday Afroplay by Daaimah Mubashshir, April 27 - 30, 2017. (more...)

CAMELOT Rides into Broadway Theatre of PitmanCAMELOT Rides into Broadway Theatre of Pitman
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2017

This beloved musical has received multiple awards and is recognized for its use of lyrical simplicity and lush romanticism in songs like 'Camelot,' 'C'est Moi,' 'If Ever I Would Leave You' and 'I Loved You Once in Silence.' The perfect combination of humor, fearlessness and romance, Camelot is the classic legend of the Knights of the Round Table in King Arthur's reign, and the tragic love triangle between the noble King Arthur, the errant but lovely Queen Guenevere and the trusted Sir Lancelot. (more...)

Northrop Announces 2017-18 Dance SeasonNorthrop Announces 2017-18 Dance Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2017

 Northrop announces its 2017//2018 dance season featuring nine great dance companies, with three ballet presentations, four performances with live music, and vibrant contemporary dance. In addition to two story ballets, there are new Family and seasonal series packages and a family dance special. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Actors Studio Drama School 2017 Rep Season Opens with 3 Intriguing PlaysPhoto Flash: The Actors Studio Drama School 2017 Rep Season Opens with 3 Intriguing Plays
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Week 2 of the Actors Studio Drama School Rep Season opens with Trifles, Lady of Fadima and Wide Awake Hearts. Scroll down for a first look at the actors onstage! (more...)

Photo Flash: The Actors Studio Drama School 2017 Rep Season Opens with ALMOST, MAINE and ADIOS FJORDPhoto Flash: The Actors Studio Drama School 2017 Rep Season Opens with ALMOST, MAINE and ADIOS FJORD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

The Actors Studio Drama School 2017 Repertory Season opened its seven-week series of exciting and challenging theater productions with Almost, Maine by John Cariani and the world premiere of Adios Fjord by Anel Carmona. Scroll down for a look at the cast in action and on opening night! (more...)

Photo Flash: LPTW Honor Carol Hall, Linda Cho, Liesl Tommy and More at 2017 Awards CelebrationPhoto Flash: LPTW Honor Carol Hall, Linda Cho, Liesl Tommy and More at 2017 Awards Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

On Friday, March 31, 2017, The League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW), a not-for-profit organization committed to promoting visibility and increasing opportunities for women in the professional theatre, is pleased to recognize the talents of six outstanding women: Carol Hall, Linda Cho, Lilieana Blain-Cruz, Liesl Tommy, Jess Chayes and Emily Simoness. (more...)

Jersey City Theater Center Opens Restored White Eagle Hall with DanceJersey City Theater Center Opens Restored White Eagle Hall with Dance
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

On April 7th, Jersey City Theater Center (JCTC) presents a dance concert to open the newly restored White Eagle Hall, an historic theater built by Polish immigrants in 1910. (more...)

Child Superstar Aaron Carter Comes to Broadway Theatre of PitmanChild Superstar Aaron Carter Comes to Broadway Theatre of Pitman
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2017

Multi-Platinum Record Holder Aaron Carter became an international pop sensation at the age of 10 and went on to release several hit singles and multi-platinum albums as well as appear in film, television and on Broadway. His newly released single, 'Fools Gold,' off his forthcoming fifth studio album, 'LoVe', hit over a million plays in just weeks of releasing. Join us at the Broadway Theatre of Pitman for a special one night performance by Aaron Carter!  (more...)

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