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Symphony Space to Celebrate Afro-Cuban Culture with Block Party, Concerts, Films and More This MaySymphony Space to Celebrate Afro-Cuban Culture with Block Party, Concerts, Films and More This May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

Symphony Space is pleased to announce the first installment of The Source Project, a weeklong celebration tracing the influence of Africa on New World cultures. This inaugural year focuses on Afro-Cuban culture, with an enticing mix of music, documentaries, cocktails, and a talk on the island's undersea marvels. (more...)

Kevin Earley & More to Join Deborah Cox in World Premiere of JOSEPHINE at Asolo Rep; Full Cast SetKevin Earley & More to Join Deborah Cox in World Premiere of JOSEPHINE at Asolo Rep; Full Cast Set
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

Asolo Rep will present the world premiere of the Broadway-bound new musical: JOSEPHINE. Previews for JOSEPHINE begin April 27, press opening night is Friday, May 6 at 8pm, and the musical runs through Sunday, May 29 in the Mertz Theatre, located in the FSU Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Tour Cast to Host BC/EFA Benefit in St. LouisTHE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Tour Cast to Host BC/EFA Benefit in St. Louis
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

Members of the cast of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY national tour Lucy Horton, Amy Linden, Bryan Welnicki, Cole Burden, Mary Callanan, Caitlin Houlahan, J Michael Zygo, John Campione, Tom Treadwell, Cullen Titmas, Brad Greer, and Jessica Sheridan will perform at the Curtain Call Lounge (521 North Grand Blvd.) on Monday, April 11 at 7PM to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids (BCEFA). Doors to the event will open at 6 p.m. (more...)

Alliance Theatre Extends ETHEL Through May 1Alliance Theatre Extends ETHEL Through May 1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

The Alliance Theatre has announced its a final extension of the smash hit, ETHEL, written by and starring accomplished Atlanta performer Terry Burrell. ETHEL is a glimpse into the magnificent and very complicated life of the legendary stage and film star ETHEL Waters. ETHEL will close the Alliance's Hertz Stage season at the Alliance Theatre. The show was scheduled to close on April 17, and had already extended once to April 24. This is a final extension and the show MUST CLOSE on May 1, 2016. (more...)

SOMETHING ROTTEN! Signs on for Shakespeare Sonnet Slam in Central ParkSOMETHING ROTTEN! Signs on for Shakespeare Sonnet Slam in Central Park
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

The completely original, hit musical comedy, Something Rotten! sweetens the 6th Annual Shakespeare's Birthday Sonnet Slam this year with a musical performance of 'Hard to be the Bard' by cast member Eric Sciotto (Broadway credits: Annie Get Your Gun, Aida, Sweet Smell of Success, Sweet Charity and 42nd Street among others). (more...)

Broadway Sessions Welcomes DISASTER! Cast Members TonightBroadway Sessions Welcomes DISASTER! Cast Members Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

Tonight, April 7th, BROADWAY SESSIONS welcomes cast members from DISASTER!  (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform Live in Berlin, 5/22Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform Live in Berlin, 5/22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

PITTSBURGH - Be part of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's 2016 European Tour from the comfort of a seat at Heinz Hall! On May 22 at 2 p.m. EST, Pittsburghers can cheer on their home orchestra while watching a concert with a simulcast live from Berlin, Germany. (more...)

Heather Headley Will Return to Broadway as THE COLOR PURPLE's Next Shug Avery; Jennifer Hudson to Depart on 5/8Heather Headley Will Return to Broadway as THE COLOR PURPLE's Next Shug Avery; Jennifer Hudson to Depart on 5/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

Beginning performances Tuesday, May 10, Tony and Grammy Award winner HEATHER HEADLEY will assume the role of Shug Avery in John Doyle's critically acclaimed production of the Broadway musical, THE COLOR PURPLE. This is Ms. Headley's first appearance on Broadway since winning the 2000 Tony Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical for her performance in Aida. (more...)

Video Flashback: Welcome Back to Broadway, Tony Winner Heather Headley!Video Flashback: Welcome Back to Broadway, Tony Winner Heather Headley!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

As BroadwayWorld just reported, Tony and Grammy Award winner HEATHER HEADLEY will assume the role of Shug Avery in John Doyle's critically acclaimed production of the Broadway musical, The Color Purple on Tuesday, May 10. This is Ms. Headley's first appearance on Broadway since winning the 2000 Tony Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical for her performance in Aida. (more...)

Help Wanted: New Cruise Ships Mean New - and Exciting - Career Opportunities for Thousands of PeopleHelp Wanted: New Cruise Ships Mean New - and Exciting - Career Opportunities for Thousands of People
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

MIAMI, April 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Designers green-lighted their creations. Shipbuilders put the steel in place. Now those who operate the world's newest ships true floating cities populated by thousands are busy behind the scenes hiring folks to run the show. (more...)

Scoop: BROOKLYN NINE-NINE on FOX - Today, April 5, 2016Scoop: BROOKLYN NINE-NINE on FOX - Today, April 5, 2016
by - Apr 4, 2016

Get all the scoop on BROOKLYN NINE-NINE, airing on FOX on today, April 5, 2016! (more...)

McCallum Theatre Announces Star-Studded 2016-17 SeasonMcCallum Theatre Announces Star-Studded 2016-17 Season
by David Green - Apr 4, 2016

The McCallum Theatre announced today its new lineup of world-class entertainment scheduled for the 2016-2017 season that includes Broadway hits Mamma Mia, The Sound Of Music and Chicago, concerts with Bernadette Peters and Kristin Chenoweth, family-friendly musicals and entertainment, holiday surprises, comedy legends and solid gold memories, all part of a very full and exciting roster.  Subscriptions go on sale on Tuesday, April 5th at 8am for the Broadway Blockbuster Series, Broadway and Beyond Series, Fitz's Jazz Cafe at the McCallum Series, Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel Series, as well as a Create-Your-Own Series which allows patrons to mix, match, and program one performance or a full season of entertainment tailored to their own individual tastes.  (more...)

Soprano Tamara Wilson Wins the 2016 Richard Tucker AwardSoprano Tamara Wilson Wins the 2016 Richard Tucker Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

The Richard Tucker Music Foundation is thrilled to announce that soprano Tamara Wilson – whose “voice of steely beauty and great power” (Houston Chronicle) has already won international accolades – has been named as winner of the 2016 Richard Tucker Award. Dubbed the “Heisman Trophy of Opera,” the Tucker Award carries the foundation's most substantial cash prize of $50,000, and is conferred each year by a panel of opera industry professionals on an American singer at the threshold of a major international career. Featuring such luminaries as Renée Fleming, Stephanie Blythe,Lawrence Brownlee, David Daniels, Christine Goerke and Joyce DiDonato, the list of past winners reads like a who's who of American opera. (more...)

Disney's ALADDIN to Launch New Digital Lottery Policy TonightDisney's ALADDIN to Launch New Digital Lottery Policy Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

Disney's Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical, will convert its in-person lottery into a digital lottery for a limited number of $30 tickets to every performance via AladdinTheMusical.com/lottery. (more...)

Sir Elton John to Guest Star on ABC's NASHVILLE, 5/18Sir Elton John to Guest Star on ABC's NASHVILLE, 5/18
by TV News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

ABC has announced that Sir Elton John will guest star as himelf in the May 18th episode of NASHVILLE, airing 10:00-11:00 p.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: Rehearsals Begin for THE GO-BETWEEN, with Michael Crawford!Photo Flash: Rehearsals Begin for THE GO-BETWEEN, with Michael Crawford!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Michael Crawford will return to the London Stage in a new musical, based on the famed novel The Go-Between this spring. Joining the previously announced Michael Crawford - with the multi Olivier and Tony-award winning starreturning to London's West End to play Leo Colston - will be Issy Van Randwyck. Renowned for her starring role in the celebrated cabaret groupFascinating Aida, Issy will play the role of Mrs Maudsley. (more...)

ELTON JOHN Announces October 2016 and February 2017 Performance Dates for 'The Million Dollar Piano' at The Colosseum at Caesars PalaceELTON JOHN Announces October 2016 and February 2017 Performance Dates for 'The Million Dollar Piano' at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

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Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra to Present Tchaikovsky's Violin ConcertoCincinnati Symphony Orchestra to Present Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra will present Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto from the opening theme to its grand finale on April 28 and 30 at Music Hall. (more...)

The Filling Makes the Pie! Meet the Full Cast of WAITRESS, Opening Tonight on BroadwayThe Filling Makes the Pie! Meet the Full Cast of WAITRESS, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 24, 2016

Broadway's WAITRESS began performances on Friday, March 25 with a bang, setting a house record for a single performance the Brooks Atkinson Theatre and announcing a new block of tickets on sale through January 1, 2017. WAITRESS opens today, April 24, 2016. Get ready for tonight's opening bows by scrolling down to learn more about the company, plus watching highlights from the show! (more...)

Courtney Reed, Jelani Remy, Jenna Leigh Green & Claire Buffie Will Judge This Week's Rising Star CompetitionCourtney Reed, Jelani Remy, Jenna Leigh Green & Claire Buffie Will Judge This Week's Rising Star Competition
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2016

RISE BAR is seeking its next RISING STAR! Hosted by Broadway's Marty Thomas (Xanadu, The Secret Garden, Wicked), the RISING STAR competition begins Sunday March 6! The contestants will be competing in an 8 week elimination style contest for a $1000 cash prize and paid bookings at RISE Bar with their respective solo show. In addition to its cash and prize package, RISING STAR is offering networking opportunities with guest celebrity judges, fantastic exposure and valuable live stage experience. (more...)

23rd Annual Kenny Awards to be Held in May at Shea's Performing Arts Center23rd Annual Kenny Awards to be Held in May at Shea's Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

Shea's Performing Arts Center and The Lipke Foundation present the 23rd Annual Kenny Awards ceremony, an endeavor that recognizes the talent, dedication, and efforts of our area high school youth. (more...)

Cheyenne Jackson to Headline THE 5TH AVENUE FOLLIES Gala in SeattleCheyenne Jackson to Headline THE 5TH AVENUE FOLLIES Gala in Seattle
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

The 5th Avenue Theatre is thrilled to welcome back to its stage after a 12-year absence Grammy-nominated Broadway, television and pop music star Cheyenne Jackson, who will headline the annual Night at The 5th Gala, 'The 5th Avenue Follies' on Friday, May 20, 2016. (more...)

Jennifer Ehle, Jefferson Mays and More to Lead Lincoln Center Theater's OSLOJennifer Ehle, Jefferson Mays and More to Lead Lincoln Center Theater's OSLO
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

Lincoln Center Theater will welcome Michael Aronov, Adam Dannheisser, Jennifer Ehle, Daniel Jenkins, Dariush Kashani, Jefferson Mays, Daniel Oreskes, Henny Russell, Joseph Siravo, and T. Ryder Smith in the cast of its upcoming production of OSLO, a new play by J.T. Rogers, directed by Bartlett Sher. (more...)

Matt Farcher to Lead Wildhorn & Murphy's THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO at Pioneer Theatre CompanyMatt Farcher to Lead Wildhorn & Murphy's THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO at Pioneer Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

Pioneer Theatre Company presents the American professional premiere of the new musical THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO, written by Frank Wildhorn and Jack Murphy. Performances take place May 6 through May 21, 2016. PTC has just announced the full cast and creative team for the production! (more...)

BLOOD FROM A STONE to Open Next Month at The Electric LodgeBLOOD FROM A STONE to Open Next Month at The Electric Lodge
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

Can you get blood from a stone? Sure. Just throw the stone directly at someone's face. (more...)

Cast, Creative Team Announced for SOUPS, STEWS, AND CASSEROLES: 1976 at Goodman TheatreCast, Creative Team Announced for SOUPS, STEWS, AND CASSEROLES: 1976 at Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

On the heels of their critically acclaimed world premiere of Luna Gale, playwright Rebecca Gilman and Artistic Director Robert Falls again join forces for her newest drama, Soups, Stews, and Casseroles: 1976. Change is coming to a small Wisconsin town when a corporation acquires a local cheese manufacturer, which employs the majority of the town's working class citizens. For the Durst family, the merger presents newfound opportunity-and a moral dilemma. The Chicago premiere, which marks the play's second production following its 2014 world premiere at The Repertory of St. Louis, features Cliff Chamberlain as longtime factory employee Kim Durst; Cora Vander Broek as his wife Kat; Lindsay Stock as their daughter, Kelly. Rounding out the cast are Ty Olwin (Kyle), Angela Reed (Elaine) and Ann Whitney (JoAnne). The creative team includes Kevin Depinet (set), Richard Woodbury (sound), Jenny Mannis (costumes) and Jesse Klug (lights). Kimberly Osgood is the production stage manager. Soups, Stews, and Casseroles: 1976 appears May 21 - June 19 in the Owen Theatre (opening night is Monday, May 31). Tickets ($10 - $40; subject to change) are on sale now at GoodmanTheatre.org/Soups, by phone at 312.443.3800 or at the box office (170 North Dearborn). Mayer Brown LLP is the Corporate Sponsor Partner. (more...)

Carnival Corporation Finalizes Contracts with Fincantieri to Build Five New Cruise ShipsCarnival Corporation Finalizes Contracts with Fincantieri to Build Five New Cruise Ships
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2016

MIAMI, April 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, today announced that it has finalized contracts with Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri S.p.A. to build five new cruise ships as part of a memorandum of agreement announced in 2015. The five new ships include two that will be built for Costa Asia for deployment in China, two ships for Princess Cruises and one designated for P&O Cruises Australia, with deliveries expected in 2019 and 2020. (more...)

TWITTER WATCH: Idina Menzel Leads FROZEN Sing-Along For Girls of A BroaderWayTWITTER WATCH: Idina Menzel Leads FROZEN Sing-Along For Girls of A BroaderWay
by Michael Dale - Apr 19, 2016

Founded by Idina Menzel and Taye Diggs in 2010, A BroaderWay offers girls from urban communities an outlet for self-expression and creativity. (more...)

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati to Close Out 30th Anniversary Season with VIOLETEnsemble Theatre Cincinnati to Close Out 30th Anniversary Season with VIOLET
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

All aboard! Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati sends off its 2015-2016 30th anniversary season on a bold adventure with the award-winning musical Violet. Based on The Ugliest Pilgrim by Doris Betts, this deeply stirring musical by Tony-award winning Jeanine Tesori and the acclaimed Brian Crawley follows a scarred woman on a cross-country pilgrimage to find the true meaning of beauty. Violet delivers a powerful story of hope, self-discovery, and the beauty of imperfections. Playing May 3-22, 2016. Directed by D. Lynn Meyers. Premiere Sponsor is John Goering. (more...)

Mandy Patinkin to Perform in Toronto This SummerMandy Patinkin to Perform in Toronto This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

Broadway's master songman, Mandy Patinkin, accompanied by Adam Ben-David on piano, will bring his critically acclaimed theatre concert, MANDY PATINKIN in Concert, Dress Casual, to the Ed Mirvish Theatre for two performances only on June 15 and 16, 2016, at 8 PM. Tickets go on sale to Mirvish subscribers today, Monday, April 18, to American Express cardmembers on Wednesday, April 20 and to the general public on Tuesday, April 26. Mandy Patinkin has been fortunate to carve out a varied career including theatre, the concert stage, film, television, and as a recording artist. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: CCM Students & Alumni Join Forces at BROADWAY SESSIONS!BWW TV Exclusive: CCM Students & Alumni Join Forces at BROADWAY SESSIONS!
by Ben Cameron - Apr 18, 2016

Powerhouse theatre program CCM brought the legacy to Broadway Sessions last week. Let's face it, there's not a Broadway show running without a CCM alum up in there. The 2016 graduating class performed alongside starry alums- Jessica Hendy (Cats, Aida), Max Chernin (Bright Star) and Alysha Deslorieux (Hamilton, Beautiful, Sister Act). The future of Broadway look awfully bright from where we stand. Check out these incredible performances and get excited, real excited! (more...)

Michael Urie, Dana Ivey & More Set for Shakespeare Sonnet Slam in Central ParkMichael Urie, Dana Ivey & More Set for Shakespeare Sonnet Slam in Central Park
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

Many of the special guest readers have been announced for the Shakespeare Birthday Sonnet Slam on 4/22 in Central Park which include stars of stage & screen Michael Urie, Dana Ivey & Frances Barber (both starring Off-Broadway in The School for Scandal), Ryan Spahn, Wyatt Fenner, Jenny Lee Mitchell ("Mad Jenny"), Carra Patterson, Shakespeare Illustrator Jean Noel Vandaele, NYC Deputy Parks Commissioner Liam Kavanagh and Deputy British Consul General Nick Astbury. (more...)

23rd Annual Lipinsky Family San Diego Jewish Arts Festival to Kick Off in May23rd Annual Lipinsky Family San Diego Jewish Arts Festival to Kick Off in May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

San Diego Repertory Theatre (San Diego REP) hosts the 23rd Annual Lipinsky Family San Diego Jewish Arts Festival from May 27 through July 17, 2016. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/16/2016
by - Apr 16, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 4/16/2016. (more...)

2016 Festival Verdi in Parma and Busseto to be Held in October2016 Festival Verdi in Parma and Busseto to be Held in October
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

Tradition, a desire to embrace the new and the ever increasing international profile are the predominant features of the 2016 edition of the Festival Verdi in Parma and Busseto. This year's festival, returning for the month of October (www.festivalverdi.it), will be dedicated to the German poet and playwright Friedrich Schiller, who has always been a source of inspiration and subject matter for Italian composers throughout time, including above all Giuseppe Verdi. (more...)

Fulton Theatre to Present Re-Invented GHOST: THE MUSICAL, 4/19Fulton Theatre to Present Re-Invented GHOST: THE MUSICAL, 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

 The "nationally regarded" Fulton Theatre and Maine State Music Theatre present the exclusive premiere of the new chamber version of Ghost: The Musical through May 14 (Performances at Maine State Music Theatre are June 8 - June 25, 2016). The romantic and heart-wrenching story will feature a cast of 10, focusing on the central characters of the original story, with a 6 piece orchestra. New acoustic versions of the songs from the original Broadway production will include, "Unchained Melody," "Here Right Now,"  "Suspend My Disbelief - I Had a Life," and more! (more...)

Photo Flash: Deborah Cox Stuns in Jazzy First Look at World Premiere Musical JOSEPHINEPhoto Flash: Deborah Cox Stuns in Jazzy First Look at World Premiere Musical JOSEPHINE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

Asolo Rep, in collaboration with Tony Award® winner Kenneth Waissman (Grease, Torch Song Trilogy) presents the world premiere of the new, Broadway-bound musical JOSEPHINE. BroadwayWorld brings you a series of first-look photos below! (more...)

BWW TV: She's Back! Heather Headley is Headin' Back to Broadway in THE COLOR PURPLEBWW TV: She's Back! Heather Headley is Headin' Back to Broadway in THE COLOR PURPLE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 15, 2016

Below, watch as she tells us all about how she's preparing for her big Broadway return! (more...)

Broadway Composer Stephen Schwartz to Take Part in PRiMA Theatre Concert in MayBroadway Composer Stephen Schwartz to Take Part in PRiMA Theatre Concert in May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

Award-winning Broadway composer Stephen Schwartz joins Lancaster's finest talent to highlight his expansive library of hit shows in a concert on Sunday, May 22. (more...)

Broadway's Matt Doyle & Belinda Allyn Will Lead WEST SIDE STORY at Paper Mill Playhouse; Full Cast Set!Broadway's Matt Doyle & Belinda Allyn Will Lead WEST SIDE STORY at Paper Mill Playhouse; Full Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

Paper Mill Playhouse has announced complete casting for Arthur Laurents, Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim's classic musical West Side Story, directed by Paper Mill Playhouse's Producing Artistic Director Mark S. Hoebee and Jerome Robbins' original choreography recreated by Alex Sanchez. West Side Story is based on a conception by Jerome Robbins and features a book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. (more...)

Jen Cody, Hunter Foster, Josh Grisetti, Ann Harada, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Julia Murney, Ken Page and More Headed to The Muny's 98th SeasonJen Cody, Hunter Foster, Josh Grisetti, Ann Harada, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Julia Murney, Ken Page and More Headed to The Muny's 98th Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

BroadwayWorld is excited to report that The Muny has announced a star-stuffed first round of principal cast members for its spectacular 98th season! (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 4/5/2016 - 4/12/2016Hottest Articles on BWW 4/5/2016 - 4/12/2016
by - Apr 12, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 4/5/2016 - 4/12/2016. (more...)

Scoop: BROOKLYN NINE-NINE on FOX - Today, April 12, 2016Scoop: BROOKLYN NINE-NINE on FOX - Today, April 12, 2016
by TV Scoop - Apr 11, 2016

Get all the scoop on BROOKLYN NINE-NINE, airing on FOX on today, April 12, 2016! (more...)

HEAD OF PASSES, Starring Phylicia Rashad, Extends Again at the PublicHEAD OF PASSES, Starring Phylicia Rashad, Extends Again at the Public
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

The Public Theater announced an additional one-week extension today for the New York premiere of Head of Passes, part of Oskar Eustis' 10th anniversary season. (more...)

WICKED, ALADDIN and KINKY BOOTS Stars to Celebrate Baldwin Wallace at BROADWAY SESSIONSWICKED, ALADDIN and KINKY BOOTS Stars to Celebrate Baldwin Wallace at BROADWAY SESSIONS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

This Thursday, April 14th, BROADWAY SESSIONS welcomes the '16 graduating class from Baldwin Wallace University, as well as special guest BW alumni. (more...)

Oregon Children's Theatre to Present JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACHOregon Children's Theatre to Present JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

Roald Dahl's beloved classic takes the stage in a new musical!  One boy, two awful aunts, five larger-than-life insects, and a giant peach!  What happens when magic crystals cause a withered old tree to create the largest and most magnificent peach ever seen?  Luckily, a boy named James and a handful of bugs just happen to be nearby when the peach finally snaps free of its stem, and it sweeps them along on a marvelous adventure. (more...)

Cast Members from HAMILTON, BRIGHT STAR & More to Celebrate CCM at BROADWAY SESSIONS, 4/12Cast Members from HAMILTON, BRIGHT STAR & More to Celebrate CCM at BROADWAY SESSIONS, 4/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway guest each week. The show is created and hosted by Ben Cameron (Bway Wicked, Aida and Footloose) and features musical director Joshua Stephen Kartes on piano.  (more...)

Festival Verdi 2016 Set for Parma and BussetoFestival Verdi 2016 Set for Parma and Busseto
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

Tradition, a desire to embrace the new and the ever increasing international profile are the predominant features of the 2016 edition of the Festival Verdi in Parma and Busseto. This year's festival, returning for the month of October (www.festivalverdi.it), will be dedicated to the German poet and playwright Friedrich Schiller, who has always been a source of inspiration and subject matter for Italian composers throughout time, including above all Giuseppe Verdi. (more...)

Exclusive: Broadway Siblings Sydney and Jake Lucas, Arielle and Adam Jacobs, and the Keenan-Bolgers on National Siblings Day and More!Exclusive: Broadway Siblings Sydney and Jake Lucas, Arielle and Adam Jacobs, and the Keenan-Bolgers on National Siblings Day and More!
by Alan Henry - Apr 10, 2016

Today is National Siblings Day and to celebrate BroadwayWorld tracked down three sets of Broadway siblings to chat about how performing and producing has affected their sibling dynamic! We sat down with Broadway's Sydney and Jake Lucas, Adam and Arielle Jacobs, and performing trio Andrew, Maggie, and Celia Keenan-Bolger. (more...)

Peter Gelb, Nina Stemme and More Discuss Patrice Chéreau's 'Elektra' at FIAF, 4/5Peter Gelb, Nina Stemme and More Discuss Patrice Chéreau's 'Elektra' at FIAF, 4/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

The French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) and the Metropolitan Opera in association with the International Friends of the International Lyric Art Festival Aix-en-Provence will present the talk Discovering Chéreau'sElektra at the Metropolitan Opera, on Wednesday, April 6 at 7pm at FIAF's Florence Gould Hall. (more...)

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