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Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/21 - NEWSIES, MAMMA MIA, and More!
Jul 21, 2017
BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Newsies, Mamma Mia, and More!
BWW Review: THE BOOK OF MORMON at Broadway San Jose has you at 'Hello!'
Jul 18, 2017
There's not a lot to be written about The Book of Mormon that's new but the tour currently in San Jose is definitely worth another joyful, irreverent look.
ON THE TOWN with Leonard Bernstein's Classic Score Opens 7/11 at Music Circus
Jun 30, 2017
The 67th Music Circus season continues with the classic Leonard Bernstein musical comedy On The Town. This will be just the third time the Bernstein masterpiece has been produced at Music Circus, and its first appearance in the Wells Fargo Pavilion; previous Music Circus productions were in 1955 and 1961. Performances of On The Town are Tuesday, July 11 through Sunday, July 16 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion.
Jessica Grove, Jennifer Cody, Jason Graae, Zonya Love and More Complete 2017 Music Circus Season Casting
Jun 6, 2017
After auditioning performers in New York City, Los Angeles and Sacramento, California Musical Theatre has confirmed casting for all five shows in the 67th Music Circus season. The cast is loaded with Broadway veterans-some of whom are making their Music Circus debuts-Tony Award nominees, and audience favorites from previous Music Circus productions.
BWW Feature: MASTER CLASS WITH RORY O'MALLEY at Young Actors' Theatre Camp
May 2, 2017
Last weekend, in the intimate San Francisco Playhouse, about 100 students had the privilege of attending a Master Class put on by the Young Actors' Theatre Camp (YATC). The featured artist was Rory O'Malley, who is currently in San Francisco playing King George III in the national tour of Hamilton.
BWW Review: THE BOOK OF MORMON Says 'Hello' to Montreal (Again!)
Apr 20, 2017
the BOOK OF MORMON, the smash hit, 2011 Tony Award winning musical by SOUTH PARK creators, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, along with EGOT/Composer Robert Lopez (AVENUE Q, FROZEN) says 'Hello' to Montreal in a short return engagement.
James Lapine's MRS. MILLER DOES HER THING Premieres Tonight at D.C.'s Signature Theatre
Feb 28, 2017
Signature Theatre's world premiere production of Mrs. Miller Does Her Thing, written and directed by Pulitzer Prize winner James Lapine (Sunday in the Park with George, Into the Woods), based on the real-life story of Elva Miller, a middle-aged housewife who gained notoriety as an unlikely pop phenomenon in the 1960s for her warbling renditions of chart topping hits 'Downtown,' 'Monday, Monday,' 'A Hard Day's Night,' and more, runs tonight, February 28, through March 26 in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre.
BWW Review: THE BOOK OF MORMON at Princess Theatre
Feb 6, 2017
What do you get when you put the creators of South Park and Avenue Q in a room together to write a musical? The Book of Mormon. A musical about a pair of young Mormons, off on their 2 year mission to convert the African people.
$40 Lottery Ticket Policy Announced for THE BOOK OF MORMON
Feb 2, 2017
The Book of Mormon today announces a ticket lottery, in which a limited number of tickets will be sold by ballot for $40 each on the day of the performance. The show's ticket lottery policy began with the Broadway production, and has continued for all subsequent productions, which include two US National Tours and London's West End. The Book of Mormon is currently in previews at the Princess Theatre. Opening night is Saturday 4 February.
Full Casting Announced for James Lapine's MRS. MILLER DOES HER THING at Signature Theatre
Jan 24, 2017
Signature Theatre has announced full casting for the world premiere production Mrs. Miller Does Her Thing written and directed by Pulitzer Prize winner James Lapine (Sunday in the Park with George, Into the Woods). This new play based on the real-life story of Elva Miller, a middle-aged housewife who gained notoriety as an unlikely pop phenomenon in the 1960s for her warbling renditions of chart topping hits 'Downtown,' 'Monday, Monday,' 'A Hard Day's Night,' and more runs February 28 - March 26 in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre.
Broadway's Joshua Henry, Michael Luwoye and Rory O'Malley to Lead National Tour of HAMILTON
Jan 5, 2017
Producer Jeffrey Seller is thrilled to announce that two-time Tony Award® nominee JOSHUA HENRY, Broadway's MICHAEL LUWYOYE and Tony Award® Nominee RORY O'MALLEY will lead the National Tour of HAMILTONas Aaron Burr, Alexander Hamilton and King George III, respectively. 
Breaking News: Joshua Henry, Michael Luwoye and Rory O'Malley Will Go 'Non-Stop' in HAMILTON National Tour; Cast Announced!
Jan 5, 2017
Producer Jeffrey Seller has just announced that two-time Tony Award nominee Joshua Henry, Broadway's Michael Luwoye and Tony Award Nominee Rory O'Malley will lead the National Tour of HAMILTON as Aaron Burr, Alexander Hamilton and King George III, respectively.
BOOK OF MORMON Adds $20 January Preview Performance in Melbourne
Jan 4, 2017
An additional preview was announced today for the upcoming Melbourne production of The Book of Mormon, on Tuesday 17 January at 7pm at the Princess Theatre.
BWW Review: THE BOOK OF MORMON at Winspear Opera House
Dec 22, 2016
When you think of SOUTH PARK and its no-holds-barred, foul-mouthed humor, you don't tend to think of stories of faith and hope. But, when writers Trey Parker and Matt Stone (along with Robert Lopez of AVENUE Q and FROZEN fame) got together to write a musical based on The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (better known as Mormons), that's exactly what resulted. THE BOOK OF MORMON is a satirical masterpiece - and it has become a Broadway sensation.
BWW Interview: Daxton Bloomquist of THE BOOK OF MORMON at Winspear Opera House
Dec 16, 2016
Last week, I caught up with Daxton Bloomquist, who is not only a leading player among the cast of THE BOOK OF MORMON tour, but a long-time member of the musical's family. While walking his dog through Louisville, Kentucky ('a surprisingly nice city'), Daxton shared his experience of being on Broadway and on the road with the hit musical. This will be the first time he's part of the company that comes to the Dallas-Fort Worth area, and he is very excited for that opportunity. Reuniting with his Dallasite sister, niece and nephew over the holidays, he exclaimed that this visit is '...like my dream.'
Photo Coverage: Rory O'Malley Gets Ready for OUT OF THE BASEMENT at Feinstein's/54 Below
Dec 12, 2016
Rory O'Malley (The Book of Mormon, Hamilton) didn't come out of the closet, he came out of the basement.  He survived childhood in the midwest by escaping to his subterranean rec room to perform musicals…by himself…for himself. He's finally ready to premiere his campy masterpieces in the most famous basement on Broadway, Feinstein's/54 Below, which continues tonight, December 12. 
BWW Review: THE BOOK OF MORMON National Tour - A Need To Find A Meaning
Dec 5, 2016
A Need To Find A Meaning
BWW Review: THE BOOK OF MORMON Delights Hershey Theatre
Nov 25, 2016
It's big, loud, funny, and vulgar. It must be by the creators of SOUTH PARK, taking on the Mormon Church.
BWW Review: BOOK OF MORMON Wows 'em in Nashville
Nov 17, 2016
You gotta admit: A lot has changed in this world since Nashville audiences were first treated to The Book of Mormon two years ago. The extended run in 2014 at Tennessee Performing Arts Center set records for ticket sales, garnered great critical acclaim and knocked the socks off the thousands of people witnessing the bold, brash and irreverent musical for the very first time.
BOOK OF MORMON Extended in Melbourne to April 30
Nov 14, 2016
Due to unprecedented demand, new seats for The Book of Mormon go on sale to the general public today. Bookings for the award-winning musical have now been extended to 30 April 2017 at Melbourne's Princess Theatre.

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