Theatre + Broadway News
VIDEO: Watch Nick Offerman Read Abbreviated Version of 'Night Before Christmas' on TONIGHT|
by TV News Desk
(12/19/2014) - On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, host Jimmy Fallon ran out of time to read 'Twas the Night Before Christmas, so guest Nick Offerman jumps in to tell a shortened, more casual rendition. Check it out below!
Theatre for Young America to Present THE TOUGHEST KID IN THE WORLD 2015
by BWW News Desk (Kansas City)
(12/19/2014) - Theatre for Young America presents The Toughest Kid in the World 2015 from January 20ththrough January 24, 2015 on the H & R Block City Stage. The H&R Block City Stage is on level B in Union Station, which is located at 30 W. Pershing Road in Kansas City, Missouri.
Thomas Hampson Coming to Carnegie Hall with Pianist Wolfram Rieger
by BWW News Desk (Classical - New York City)
(12/19/2014) - On Monday, February 9 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall presents celebrated baritone Thomas Hampson in recital with pianist Wolfram Rieger in a program that features the world premiere of Civil Words by Jennifer Higdon, commissioned by Carnegie Hall. The program also includes works by Strauss, Hindemith, Vaughan Williams, Ives, and more. Please see below for full program details. Mr. Hampson, considered one of the most important interpreters of German Romantic song, has become known as the "Ambassador of American song" after his collaborative project with the Library of Congress called Song of America. Comprising more than 150 albums, Mr. Hampson's discography includes winners of a Grammy Award, five Edison Awards, and the Grand Prix du Disque. He was most recently featured on the album Christmas at Downton Abbey, released by Warner Bros. in November.
NEXT THING YOU KNOW Opens Off-Broadway in February
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)
(12/19/2014) - One of New York's brightest new musicals written by members of the Millennial Generation will finally be seen in Chicago when the newly formed Refuge Theatre Project, a company dedicated to presenting ensemble pieces of new American musical writers, opens Next Thing You Know at The Den Theater in February. While musicals by millennials have received commercial productions in New York City, they've been largely unseen in Chicago. Though the area's vibrant theatre community is adventurous in producing new plays, when it comes to musicals local commercial producers and non-profit companies alike have mostly steered toward classics and shows written before the year 2000.
DM Playhouse to Offer Winter Break and Winter Classes
by BWW News Desk (Des Moines)
(12/19/2014) - For young people who love theatre, the Des Moines Community Playhouse offers a winter break workshop and a five-week winter class session. For registration and more information, contact the Playhouse education department at 515-974-5365 or visit dmplayhouse.com.
Sierra Rep to Present THE HONKY TONK ANGELS
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)
(12/19/2014) - Instead of the previously planned unannounced show, Sierra Repertory Theatre will present The Honky Tonk Angels as its second 2015 show, running April 24 - May 31 at Fallon House Theatre in Columbia State Historic park.
Voting for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Regional Awards Now Open in a Record-Breaking 60+ Regions Worldwide!
by BWW Special Coverage (Egypt)
(12/19/2014) - Voting is NOW OPEN for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Regional Awards in a record-breaking number of 60 regions!