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2013 FREDDY Nominations Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2013

The 2013 FREDDY Award Nominations have just been announced. Scroll below for the full list of nominees! (more...)

WICKED Begins Tonight at Mahalia Jackson Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2013

A day-of-performance lottery for a limited number of orchestra seats will be held for WICKED, which is returning to the Mahalia Jackson Theater with performances from tonight, May 8 through June 2. (more...)

CMSD Students Present AIDA as 14th Annual All-City Musical
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2013

The Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) will present itsfourteenth annual All-City Musical, Aida to crown the District's 2012-13 series of All-City Arts Programming. The production features the talents of over fifty CMSD students from across the District and will take place on the stage of the Ohio Theatre at PlayhouseSquare,May 31 - June 2, 2013. Tony Sias, Director of Arts Education for the Cleveland Metropolitan School District, co-directs the production with Kimberly Brown. Aida, which features music by Elton John and lyrics by Tim Rice, is based on the book by Linda Woolverton, Robert Falls and David Henry Hwang. It was originally directed on Broadway by Robert Falls and originally produced by Disney Theatrical Productions. The CMSD All-City Musical production is produced through special arrangement with Music Theater International (www.mtishows.com). (more...)

Chita Rivera, Tony Orlando to Headline National Puerto Rican Day Parade 2013
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2013

New York's landmark Fifth Avenue will once again shine with Puerto Rican pride and culture, as the 18th Annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade (56th annual Puerto Rican Day Parade since the event's inception as a local organization), will take place on Sunday, June 9 2013. (more...)

BROADWAY SESSIONS to Celebrate Boston Conservatory, 5/9
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2013

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. This Thursday, May 9nd, Broadway Sessions will welcome the 2013 graduating class from Boston Conservatory as well as performances by BoCo alums. (more...)

Joshua Benevento, Melanie Goerlitz and Liora Michelle Perform at Enrico Caruso Room Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2013

Tenor Joshua Benevento, who joined the Metropolitan Opera Chorus this season, will perform operatic arias with sopranos Melanie Goerlitz and Liora Michelle at the Enrico Caruso Room in Little Italy's famed Grotta Azzurra, 177 Mulberry Street, tonight, May 7, 2013 at 7:30 PM. They will be supported on keyboard by David Maiullo. (more...)

LIVES OF THE PIGEONS to Open to Open June 1 and 2 in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2013

Gus and Max spend a day in the park, like every other day, on a day that, with the arrival of a mysterious man with a cane, is like no other. Lives of the Pigeons is by renowned poet Sherod Santos and is receiving its world premiere production at the side project under the direction of artistic director Adam Webster. Santos' play is a darkly comic take on individual identity, purpose in life and the nature of absolution, if and when it exists. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Chita Rivera Named Grand Marshal of Puerto Rican Day Parade
by Jennifer Broski - May 7, 2013

In a press conference held at Popular Community Bank Headquarters in Lower Manhattan, Madelyn Lugo, the Parade's President, announced that this year's Grand Marshal is legendary actress/singer/dancer Chita Rivera, whose illustrious career spans over 50 years in entertainment. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the event below! (more...)

FLASHDANCE Comes to Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 5/7-19
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2013

Full casting has been announced for the Orange County engagement of FLASHDANCE - THE MUSICAL, the stage adaptation of the 1983 hit film that defined a generation. Joining Jillian Mueller as Alex and Matthew Hydzik as Nick are Katie Webber as Tess, Kelly Felthous as Gloria, DeQuina Moore as Kiki, Jo Ann Cunningham as Hannah, David R. Gordon as Jimmy, Matthew Henerson as Harry and Christian Whelan in the role of C.C. (more...)

Katrina Lenk Joins the Cast of ONCE as 'Reza,' 5/7
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2013

Katrina Lenk will join the cast of the 8-time Tony Award-winning Best Musical ONCE at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre beginning Tuesday, May 7. Ms. Lenk will take over the role of 'Reza' from Claire Wellen, who, as planned, was playing the role temporarily. (more...)

High School in the Spotlight: Shorewood High, WI
by BWW Special Coverage - May 6, 2013

This week, we're thrilled to feature the Drama Department at Wisconsin's Shorewood High School under the direction of Joe King. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 5/6/2013
by - May 6, 2013

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 5/6/2013. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 5/05/2013
by BWW - May 5, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/05/2013 for Dallas (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 5/05/2013
by BWW - May 5, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/05/2013 for Boston (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 5/05/2013
by BWW - May 5, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/05/2013 for Washington, DC (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 5/05/2013
by BWW - May 5, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/05/2013 for Chicago (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 5/05/2013
by BWW - May 5, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/05/2013 for Minneapolis (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Atlanta - Week of 5/05/2013
by BWW - May 5, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/05/2013 for Atlanta (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 5/05/2013
by BWW - May 5, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/05/2013 for Houston (more...)

WICKED Announces Lottery for $25 Seats at Mahalia Jackson Theater, 5/8-6/2
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2013

A day-of-performance lottery for a limited number of orchestra seats will be held for WICKED, which is returning to the Mahalia Jackson Theater with performances from May 8 through June 2. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Cast of ONCE Performs Pre-Show Tune 'Red-Haired Mary' at 54 Below
by Stage Tube - May 21, 2013

Click below to watch the cast of ONCE perform 'Red-Haired Mary' at 54 Below! ONCE, the Tony and Grammy Award winning Best New Musical based on the 2007 Academy Award-winning film currently plays on Broadway at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45th Street). The production opened on Sunday, March 18, 2012. (more...)

East West Players Extends Run of Musical CHESS to June 23rd
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2013

East West Players (EWP), the nation's largest producing organization of Asian American artistic work and the longest-running professional theatre of color in the country, has extended the run of CHESS, now through June 23rd, 2013. All performances are staged at the David Henry Hwang Theater at the Union Center for the Arts at 120 Judge John Aiso St., Los Angeles, CA 90012. Performances are Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, and Sundays at2pm. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Cast of ONCE Performs at 54 Below
by Stage Tube - May 21, 2013

The cast of ONCE THE MUSICAL performs the pre-show song 'Red Haired Mary' at 54 Below. Check out the video below! (more...)

WICKED to Return to Philadelphia's Academy of Music, June 26-Aug. 4
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2013

After breaking box office records and selling out in record time in 2010, WICKED, Broadway's biggest blockbuster, will return to the Academy of Music beginning June 26 - August 4 as part of the Broadway Season, presented by The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

TRU Voices New Musicals Reading Series Seeks Submissions; Deadline 6/10
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2013

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) seeks submissions for the 13th Annual TRU Voices New Musicals Reading Series, and increases the opportunities for musical theater writers by creating the first-ever Musical Writers First Act Feedback Fest (FAFF). Writers, producers and theater companies are welcome to submit new musicals for both the developmental reading series which takes place Mondays in December 2013, and the daylong feedback festival on Saturday July 20, 2013, 10am to 5pm. Non members may submit to the TRU Voices New Musicals Series (completed musicals only) for a $25 fee, submit to the First Act Feedback Fest (completed shows or works-in-progress) for $20, or apply to both for $35. Deadline for both is June 10, 2013; deadline for JUST the TRU Voices Series is August 10. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 5/20/2013
by - May 20, 2013

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 5/20/2013. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 5/19/2013
by BWW - May 19, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/19/2013 for Los Angeles (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Cleveland - Week of 5/19/2013
by BWW - May 19, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/19/2013 for Cleveland (more...)

Ravinia Celebrates Audience with Customer Appreciation Day Today
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2013

Ravinia kicks off the summer with Customer Appreciation Day from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today, May 18, a day filled with discounts and the chance to purchase limited added Pavilion side seating to sold-out concerts, as well as promotions and samples from Ravinia's supporters and sponsored advertisers. This is the first day that Ravinia's Box Office is officially open for walk-up sales, and all in-person purchases will be discounted by 20 percent (discounts are not available for the July 27 Gala Benefit Evening), making reserved seats for some shows as low as $8. The $7 service fee for ticket orders will also be waived for in-person purchases today, May 18. Gates open at 8 a.m. but the Ravinia Box Office opens at 9 a.m. (more...)

STEERAGE SONG, ALL IS CALM, OUR TOWN and More Set for Theater Latte Da's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2013

Theater Latte Da announced yesterday that a season of four adventures in musical storytelling and the continuation of a major new work development program will comprise its 16th Season. Slated for production are Steerage Song at The Lab Theater (September 25 - October 20, 2013), All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914 at the Pantages Theatre (December 19-22, 2013), Cabaret at the Pantages Theatre (January 15 - February 9, 2014), and Our Town at The Lab Theater (March 12 - April 6, 2014). In spring 2014, the company will bring back NEXT: New Musicals in the Making, their program to develop new works for the musical theater canon. (more...)

BWW Reviews: 'And the Winners Were...' A Report Card for the Metropolitan Opera's 2012-2013 Season
by Richard Sasanow - May 17, 2013

The regular season just ended for the Metropolitan Opera--all that's left is a series of HD rebroadcasts on Lincoln Center Plaza and a couple of low profile concerts in New York City parks--and it's time for a look back at what kind of season it was. With seven new productions and 21 other operas in rep during a season that ran from the end of September to mid-May, the Met was nothing if not far-reaching in its repertoire. And that's the way it should be. But how did its ambitions work out? (more...)

Marilyn Cutts Replaces Carolyn Pickles in HIGH SOCIETY at Birmingham Hippodrome, May 14-18
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2013

From the producers of the recently nominated tour of The King and I (UK Theatre Awards 2012) comes a dazzling new production of Cole Porter's timeless classic, High Society. This brand new theatre production will tour the UK in 2013 opening at Venue Cymru in Llandudno in January before arriving at Birmingham Hippodrome from Tuesday 14 - Today 18 May 2013. (more...)

Cast Announced for Dutch JERSEY BOYS - Tim Driesen, Dieter Spileers and More!
by Dutch Reporter - May 16, 2013

Tim Driesen, Dieter Spileers, Robbert van den Bergh and Rene van Kooten will be portraying Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons in the Dutch version of JERSEY BOYS, due to open on September 22nd in Utrecht. (more...)

Dates Announced for 47th ANNUAL BUCKS COUNTY PLAYHOUSE STUDENT THEATER FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2013

The Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) and Newtown Arts Company have announced that the dates for the 47th Annual Bucks County Playhouse Student Theater Festival will be May 8th, 9th and 12th-16th, 2014 at the Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope, PA. (more...)

Lineup Announced for TexARTS' Summer Programs
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2013

Darcie Roberts, who played the title role in the U.S. first national tour of 'Thoroughly Modern Millie,' will serve as one of the professional guest teaching artists for the TexARTS summer musical theatre intensive, 'Thoroughly Modern Millie' (June 10 - 30). Students enrolled in this three-week, production-based intensive will rehearse while receiving instruction in acting, dance and voice from a team of professional instructors and special Broadway guests. Rehearsals culminate in a public performance on June 29-30. (more...)

TSO 2012/13 Season Finale includes Gershwin, Joshua Bell, Yuja Wang and More
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2013

For Rhapsody in Blue (June 1 & 2), one of the most popular American concert works, conductor Bramwell Tovey will take to the piano to play Gershwin's beloved jazz-infused Piano Concerto. Before leading the orchestra in Elgar's Enigma Variations- a series of charming musical sketches about the composer's closest friends -Tovey, an eloquent host, will share some of the unsolved mysteries of the work's "secret" contents. The June 2nd performance is at the George Weston Recital Hall, Toronto Centre for the Arts and also features Bernstein's "Overture" to Candide. (more...)

Marilyn Cutts Replaces Carolyn Pickles in HIGH SOCIETY at Birmingham Hippodrome, Now thru May 18
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2013

From the producers of the recently nominated tour of The King and I (UK Theatre Awards 2012) comes a dazzling new production of Cole Porter's timeless classic, High Society. This brand new theatre production will tour the UK in 2013 opening at Venue Cymru in Llandudno in January before arriving at Birmingham Hippodrome from today 14 - Saturday 18 May 2013. (more...)

Billy Crystal to Bring Tony-Winning 700 SUNDAYS Back to Broadway's Imperial Theatre; November 5 - January 5
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2013

Billy Crystal will return to Broadway this fall for a 9-week-only limited engagement of his Tony Award-winning, record-breaking play 700 SUNDAYS. This will mark the final engagement of this production. Previews will begin Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at the Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street) with opening night scheduled for Wednesday, November 13, 2013 and a final performance set for Sunday, January 5, 2014. 700 SUNDAYSis performed and written by Mr. Crystal with additional content by Alan Zweibel and direction by Des McAnuff. (more...)

Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST to Make French-Language Debut in Paris, October 2013
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2013

Producer and President of Disney Theatrical Productions, Thomas Schumacher and Stage Entertainment France, today announced that they will continue their ongoing producing partnership with the premiere of Disney's Beauty and the Beast, which will make its debut in Paris, France on October 24th, 2013 at the Mogador Theatre, marking the first time the production will be performed in French. (more...)

HIGH SOCIETY to Play Sheffield's Lyceum Theatre, June 11-15
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2013

From the producers of the recently nominated tour of The King and I (UK Theatre Awards 2012) comes a dazzling new production of Cole Porter's timeless classic, High Society to the Lyceum Theatre from Tuesday 11 - Saturday 15 June. (more...)

Tony Sheldon and Ashley Brown Join Klea Blackhurst in Goodspeed's HELLO, DOLLY!; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2013

Dolly looks swell as ever as Goodspeed Musicals brings everyone's favorite meddlesome matchmaker to its main stage. Hello, Dolly! will run from June 28 - September 8 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Official Press Opening will be July 17, 2013. (more...)

Sundance Institute Announces 2013 Theatre Lab
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2013

Sundance Institute today announced the seven projects selected to participate in the 2013 Theatre Lab, July 8-28 at the Sundance Resort in Utah. Under the supervision of Philip Himberg, Artistic Director, and Producing Director Christopher Hibma, the Theatre Lab is the centerpiece of the Sundance Institute's Theatre Program's year-round work and is designed to support emerging and established artists and to create a place where their original work can be effectively mentored and challenged. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 5/13/2013
by - May 13, 2013

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 5/13/2013. (more...)

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, May 11, Part 2 - Sweaty Saturday at MATILDA, ROCK OF AGES and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2013

BroadwayWorld collected as many of yesterday's evening Saturday Intermission Pics as we could to bring you Part 2 of our May 11th SIP round-up. Yesterday evening's photos featured intermission pics from THE BOOK OF MORMON, MATILDA, ROCK OF AGES, THE ADDAMS FAMILY, HAIR, GOOD NEWS! at Goodspeed, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF at the Stratford Festival, and tons of regional shows! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 5/12/2013
by BWW - May 12, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/12/2013 for Dallas (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 5/12/2013
by BWW - May 12, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/12/2013 for Minneapolis (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Sioux Falls - Week of 5/12/2013
by BWW - May 12, 2013

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Anthony Logan Cole's JUST MISUNDERSTOOD Returns to the Metropolitan Room Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2013

Tonight, May 11th, Anthony Logan Cole will return to the Metropolitan Room in Manhattan with his solo concert Anthony Logan Cole: Just Misunderstood, a celebration of Broadway's best villains and misunderstood characters. (more...)

Matt Bogart and Jessica Burrows to Star in American Theater Group's HIMSELF AND NORA, 4/24-5/12
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2013

On April 24, American Theater Group, New Jersey's newest professional theater company, will present, direct from its success at the 2012 New York Musical Theatre Festival, Jonathan Brielle's new musical Himself and Nora at its new home, Hamilton Stage in Rahway, New Jersey. (more...)

Around the Broadway World: Regional Highlights for the Week of 5/6
by BWW Special Coverage - May 10, 2013

If you haven't had the chance to catch up on your theater news, look no further than today's recap of all things theater - exclusive features, interviews, reviews and more! - around the Broadway World for the week of May 6! (more...)

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