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Scoop: THE BACHELORETTE on ABC - Tuesday, June 27, 2017
by - Jun 27, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE BACHELORETTE, airing on ABC on Tuesday, June 27, 2017! (more...)

House Theatre of Chicago Celebrates Five Years of THE MAGIC PARLOUR
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

The House Theatre of Chicago proudly announces the return of Dennis Watkins in The Magic Parlour, at the Palmer House, a Hilton Hotel, 17 E. Monroe, currently an open run. (more...)

Unitard, Adrienne Truscott, 2SCOOPS and More Coming Up This Week at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Joe's Pub at The Public Theater has announced its nightly performances running June 28 - July 9, 2017. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at KING KONG Parody at The Vaults
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Meet the cast with the first production photos released for the world premiere of King Kong, which is bringing terror - and laughter - to The Vaults tunnels underneath London's Waterloo Station! (more...)

VIDEO: Gallant Reveans 'In The Room' with Andra Day
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Having previously featured Sufjan Stevens, Seal, Jack Garratt and Seal, Gallant today reveals the fifth installment of his acclaimed 'In The Room' series, this time featuring fellow Grammy nominee Andra Day. The two combine beautifully on a cover of the Smokey Robinson track 'Cruisin'. (more...)

THE UNWRITTEN LAW Comes to Dixon Place 7/30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Dixon Place (Ellie Covan, Founding & Artistic Director) presents the co-production of world-famous beatboxer and Drama Desk Award recipient Chesney Snow's THE UNWRITTEN LAW opening Sunday, July 30th. Snow comes direct from his run in Broadway's In Transit, where Ben Brantley of the NY Times called him "a one-man sound effects wiz." (more...)

BWW Review: SUGAR at Lola Membrives
by Felicitas de la Fare - Jun 27, 2017

The story happens in Chicago in 1929 where the musicians Jerry (Nicolas Cabré) and Joe (Federico D'Elia) must escape from the city, forced by threats from the gangsters, and dare to embark on an unusual adventure to Miami with an Orchestra of young ladies where they meet the gorgeous Sugar Kane (Griselda Siciliani). (more...)

Royal Blood's 'How Did We Get So Dark?' Debuts at No. 1 On U.K. Albums Chart
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

British rock band Royal Blood's sophomore Warner Bros. Records album How Did We Get So Dark? has debuted at No. 1 on the U.K. albums chart. In the U.S., the album debuted in the Top 10 on the Current Albums, Hard Music Albums, Rock Albums, Alternative Albums, and Overall Digital Albums charts. (more...)

Durand Jones & The Indications Confirms Headlining U.S. Dates
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Emerging Indiana-based band Durand Jones & The Indications have confirmed select headlining U.S. dates in New York, Nashville, Boston, Philadelphia, D.C. and plus a performance at Voodoo Music Festival. (more...)

Shakira Announces 'El Dorado World Tour' Presented by Rakuten
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Twelve-time GRAMMY¬ģ Award-winner and international superstar Shakira has announced plans to embark on her EL DORADO WORLD TOUR, presented by Rakuten. The tour, produced by Live Nation, will feature many of her catalog hits and kicks off on November 8th in Cologne, Germany. (more...)

BWW Interview: Broadway's Dana Moore: A Keeper of the Fosse Flame!
by Bob Rizzo - Jun 27, 2017

Dana Moore, having appeared in twelve Broadway musicals, is the true embodiment of a 'Broadway Gypsy.' She's worked with some of Broadway's most influential choreographers including Michael Bennett, Bob Fosse, Tommy Tune, Twyla Tharp, and Graciela Daniele. Dana currently teaches musical theater dance in New York City at Marymount Manhattan College and Steps on Broadway. (more...)

What's Playing on Broadway: June 26- July 3, 2017
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 27, 2017

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for the week of June 26- July 2, 2017. (more...)

Casting is Set for BECKY SHAW at Windy City Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Windy City Playhouse (3014 W. Irving Park Road) announces the complete casting for Gina Gionfriddo's "Becky Shaw," the dark, "ferociously funny" (The New York Times) comedy. Jeff Award winner Scott Weinstein directs the final production in Windy City Playhouse's third season, starring Theo Allyn ("The Matchmaker" at Goodman Theatre) in the title role as Becky Shaw. (more...)

Together Pangea Announces North American Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

LA rock quartet Together Pangea today announced a North American tour in support of their forthcoming album Bulls and Roosters, due out August 25th via Nettwerk. The Bulls and Roosters Tour will kick off on September 14th in San Diego, CA and wrap on October 22nd, and feature support from Tall Juan and Daddy Issues. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 6/20/2017 - 6/27/2017
by - Jun 27, 2017

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 6/20/2017 - 6/27/2017. (more...)

Washington Pavilion Announces On-Sale Dates for KINKY BOOTS, WIZARD OF OZ and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

The Washington Pavilion has announced that individual tickets for nine 2017-18 performances go on sale as follows... (more...)

Hallmark's Primetime Series CHESAPEAKE SHORES Returns This August
by TV News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Hallmark Channel's hit primetime series 'CHESAPEAKE SHORES' returns for Season Two Sunday, August 6 (9pm ET/PT, 8C) and runs through October 2017 with new episodes every Sunday night. Season one of 'Chesapeake Shores' was the most-watched and most-successful series in Hallmark Channel's history. (more...)

PacketFabric Partners with Multiple Internet Exchanges to Extend IX Services to Customers on Its Network
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

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Tickets for Randy Newman, Maysa and More on Sale at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces an evening with popular Grammy Award-winning vocalist and film composer Randy Newman, Grammy-nominated R&B singer Maysa, indie-folk band The Accidentals with Jake Allen and more. (more...)

VIDEO: Swoon with Romantic Highlights from THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY at The Marriott Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

From the picturesque covered bridges of 1965 Winterset, Iowa, comes the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY, continuing Marriott Theatre's spectacular 2017 Season, running now through August 13, 2017 with a press opening tomorrow, June 28, at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. BroadwayWorld has highlights from the show below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Barrel of Monkeys' THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA: ATTACK OF THE PHANTOM BBQ
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Barrel of Monkeys invites you to enjoy a line-up of brand new stories this summer at THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA: Attack of the Phantom of the BBQ directed by Mary Tilden, playing Mondays at 8 pm now through July 17 and August 7 - 28, 2017 at the Neo-Futurist Theater, 5153 N. Ashland Ave. in Chicago. Throughout the summer, Barrel of Monkeys will premiere new stories from the 2016-17 school year written by Chicago Public School students and adapted for the stage and performed by Barrel of Monkeys Company Members. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast of 'BBQ' in action below! (more...)

The Revival Announces THE MISEDUCATION OF 55TH STREET
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Within the context of today's racial and political climate, THE MISEDUCATION OF 55TH STREET uses humor, poetry and music to examine where we've been¬Öand where we're going. From parent/teacher relationships in CPS classrooms, to backyard barbecues on Chicago's South Side, THE MISEDUCATION OF 55TH STREET explores the complexities of our "true selves" and our collective search for meaning. (more...)

Vincent Pastore and Sally Struthers to Star in BULLETS OVER BROADWAY at Ogunquit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

The Ogunquit Playhouse takes audience on a hilarious trip back to the Roaring Twenties with their production of the musical adaptation of Woody Allen and Douglas McGrath's madcap film, Bullets Over Broadway on stage from July 5 - July 29. (more...)

The 24 Hour Musicals: Los Angeles Partners with TodayTix for July Event
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Today The 24 Hour Musicals, along with performer Michelle Visage, announced its partnership with TodayTix, the international ticketing platform, to offer $99 seats to its highly anticipated one night only performance at the United Artists Theater at Ace Hotel on Monday, July 17. (more...)

2017 ADCOLOR Honorees, Nominees and Futures Announced at ADCOLOR Live!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

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Paul Weller To Release New Single 'Woo Se Mama' From Acclaimed Album
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Paul Weller releases a new track from his critically acclaimed new album A Kind Revolution, available now on all download/streaming platforms. (more...)

Dionne Warwick, Charlie Wilson & More Join GRAMMY SALUTE TO MUSIC LEGENDS Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

This year's Lifetime Achievement Award honorees are Shirley Caesar, Ahmad Jamal, Charley Pride, Jimmie Rodgers, Nina Simone, Sly Stone, and the Velvet Underground. Led by GRAMMY¬ģ-winning industry icon Paul Shaffer as musical director, the tribute concert will feature rare performances by honorees and never-seen renditions by those they've inspired. (more...)

The Hypocrites Reach Ticket Goal for THE ARISTOPHANESATHON, Coming April 2018!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Today, The Hypocrites announced it met its ticket pledge goal for The Aristophanesathon, which will run at the Chopin Theater and open in April 2018. (more...)

Codeverse Hosts Girls-Only Coding Workshop For Girl Scouts
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

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Annette O'Toole Joins THE TRAVELING LADY, Extending at Cherry Lane
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

???????Horton Foote's The Traveling Lady, directed by Austin Pendleton, opened on June 22 and was originally set to run through July 16, 2017, has been extended and will now run through July 30, 2017 at Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St.). (more...)

Backstage with Richard Ridge: Telly Leung Is Keeping One Jump Ahead as Broadway's New ALADDIN!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jun 27, 2017

Agrabah has got a new prince in town! Earlier this month Telly Leung inherited the lamp at the New Amsterdam Theatre as Broadway's newest Aladdin. Below, watch as he chats with Richard Ridge about how he got the part, why he joining the Disney legacy is so important to him, and so much more. Plus, watch him perform 'Proud of Your Boy!' (more...)

New Personalized Dog Book Gives Back to Animal Non-Profit and Rescue Organizations
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

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Oli Furness' 'Wanna Lie Down' ft. Parris Mitchell on Emerald City This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Manchester star Oli Furness will soon be leaving his mark on Hot Creations sister label Emerald City with the irresistibly groovy Wanna Lie Down, featuring Chicago's own Parris Mitchell on the remix (more...)

Palehound NYC Album Release Show Tonight + Nat'l Tour w/ Waxahatchee
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Boston's Palehound recently released the highly anticipated, acclaimed sophomore album, A Place I'll Always Go, on Polyvinyl Record Co.. The band will celebrate with a NYC record release show tonight at Baby's All Right before hitting the road for a slew of headlining dates followed by a national summer tour with Waxahatchee. Ellen will also do a Reddit /r/indieheads AMA this Friday, June 30 at 1pmEST. (more...)

Fairmont Chicago Offering Perfect Packages for Music Festival Goers
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Summer festival season is in full swing and for those driving into the city for one of its many summer festivals, Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park, 200 North Columbus Drive, offers the perfect package. Guests from American states and Canadian provinces that border the Great Lakes are invited to book Fairmont Chicago's "Lakeshore Locals Package" which includes one night stay in a Fairmont guestroom as well as valet services including overnight parking. Rates for the Lakeshore Locals Package start at $169 plus tax and gratuity. (more...)

Strawdog to Launch 2017-18 Season with BARBECUE at Steppenwolf's 1700 Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Strawdog Theatre Company and Artistic Directors Michael Dailey, Heath Hays and Anderson Lawfer have announced the first production in their 2017 - 2018 season, Barbecue by Robert O'Hara, August 17 - September 30, with direction by Damon Kiely at Steppenwolf Theatre Company's 1700 Theatre, 1700 N. Halsted Street as a LookOut Visiting Company. (more...)

Cast, Creatives Announced for Hub's THE HAPPIEST PLACE ON EARTH
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The Hub Theatre celebrates summer with the regional premiere of The Happiest Place on Earth, by Philip Dawkins. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Comes to Marriott Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

From the picturesque covered bridges of 1965 Winterset, Iowa, comes the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY, continuing Marriott Theatre's spectacular 2017 Season, running June 21 through August 13, 2017 with a press opening on Wednesday, June 28 at 8 p.m. at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. (more...)

ICE Performs Five Summer Events in NYC Presented by Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

August 14, 2017, the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) will perform in five summer events presented by Lincoln Center's Out of Doors and Mostly Mozart Festivals. (more...)

New Comedy Launches TADA Theatricals, a New Chicago-Based Theatrical Producing Company
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The new Stan Zimmerman and Christian McLaughlin play, Knife to the Heart: The Circumcision Comedy, held a starry private reading on May 8, 2017, at Chicago's The Second City, the iconic institution home to some of the world's greatest comedy, produced by Steve Abrams, Tony D'Angelo, Stefani Nicole von Huben, Kim Stafford and Tommy Lipnick. Readings for potential investors and invited industry members are in preparation for a slated Chicago run in Spring 2018 at the Broadway Playhouse (exact dates to be announced), and mark the launch of new Chicago-based commercial producing team TADA Theatricals, led by Chicago theatre veterans Steve Abrams and Tony D'Angelo. TADA Theatricals will bring vibrant new work to audiences in Chicago and beyond, with a commitment to creating job opportunities for Chicago's world-class arsenal of theatrical talent. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Rhythm is Gonna Get Ya! ON YOUR FEET! Comes to Arsht Center
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The Adrienne Arsht Center and Broadway in Miami are pleased to announce that tickets for the Miami engagement of the hit Broadway musical ON YOUR FEET! - based on the life story of seven-time GRAMMY¬ģ winning international superstar Gloria Estefan and her husband, 19-time GRAMMY¬ģ winning producer-musician-entrepreneur Emilio Estefan - will go on sale FRIDAY, JULY 21, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. The first national tour will celebrate its Grand Opening in the Estefans' home city of Miami, Florida at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County from October 5-15, 2017. (more...)

NESTEA Celebrates the Joy of Living Simply during Boston Harborfest
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

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About Face Youth Theatre presents BRAVE LIKE THEM
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

About Face Theatre is pleased to present the world premiere of BRAVE LIKE THEM, a punk-infused exploration of the underground "riot grrrl" movement of the 1990s, devised and performed by members of the About Face Youth Theatre Ensemble and co-directed by AFT Education and Outreach Director Ali Hoefnagel and Education Coordinator Kieran Kredell. BRAVE LIKE THEM will play seven performances only, July 26 - August 6, 2017 at the Pride Arts Center (The Buena), 4147 N. Broadway in Chicago. Tickets for BRAVE LIKE THEM ($20 or Pay-What-You-Can) are currently available at aboutfacetheatre.com or by calling (773) 784-8565.  (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 6/25/17
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 6/25/2017. (more...)

Cambria Chicago Loop Gives Guests Behind The Scenes Experience with Director's Circle Package!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

???????Nothing gets guests closer to the Chicago theatre scene than Chicago's newest contemporary hotel, Cambria Chicago Loop - Theatre District, managed by Crescent Hotels & Resorts, and the exclusive Director's Circle Package, now available. The hotel's Director's Circle package provides groups private access to an entire floor with exquisite complimentary food and drink options, just steps away from endless lifestyle and entertainment options. (more...)

Daniel Reece, Michael Boatman, Kevin Cahoon, Meredith Garretson, Paul Whitty and More Line Up for Ken Ludwig's ROBIN HOOD! at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team of an exciting Globe-commissioned world premiere comedy, Ken Ludwig's Robin Hood! (more...)

About Face Theatre Releases Statement in Response to Hedy Weiss Controversy
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Read below to see About Face Theatre's recent statement regarding the current controversy surrounding theatre critic, Hedy Weiss: (more...)

NOTHING LEFT TO BURN to Conclude newTACTics Festival This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

NOTHING LEFT TO BURN by Adi Hanash & Patrick Vassel, directed by Wes Grantom, will conclude TACT's newTACTics Festival this week. (more...)

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN to 'Put on the Ritz' at Lewis University's Philip Lynch Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

This monster new musical will be 'Puttin' On the Ritz' at Lewis University's Philip Lynch Theatre. The comedy genius, Mel Brooks, adapted his legendary film into a brilliant stage musical creation, 'Young Frankenstein.' (more...)

Watch LIVE: The 2017 Jimmy Awards Pre-Show Update at Broadway's Minskoff Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The ninth annual JIMMY AWARDS will be held on Monday, June 26th at 7:30PM at the Minskoff Theatre on Broadway. 74 high school students from across America will compete for the Jimmy Award for Best Performance by an Actor and Actress. Ceremony updates, Inspiring Teacher Award and the nominee award presentations will be streamed live on Facebook. (more...)

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