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Ahmanson Theatre ( Los Angeles, CA)
Los Angeles Music Center
Los Angeles, CA

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A backstage musical comedy murder mystery set in a Boston theatre in the 1950s. The leading lady has been murdered during the curtain call and homicide detective (and musical theatre afficianado) Frank Cioffi is called in to investigate. Bodies begin to pile up as the cast shrinks and everyone is a suspect.

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Lea Salonga, Donna McKechnie, SOMETHING ROTTEN! and More Coming to Feinstein's/54 Below This April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

This April, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. (more...)

Increase in Demand of Frameless Shower Enclosures Will Significantly Drive the Global Shower Enclosures and Cubicles Market Until 2020, Says Technavio
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

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Walnut Street Theatre to Present ALWAYS… PATSY CLINE, 4/5-7/3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

Walnut Street Theatre's 2015-2016 Independence Studio on 3 season concludes with a musical celebration of the American country and pop legend, Patsy Cline, with ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE. Directed by Debi Marcucci, the production begins with previews on April 5th, opens on April 7th and continues through July 3rd in the Walnut's Independence Studio on 3. (more...)

Seph Stanek to Host BROADWAY AT THE Y to Benefit Los Alamos Family YMCA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

Curtains up! Los Alamos welcomes dynamic New York City performer Seph Stanek for two free concert events early next week to benefit the Los Alamos Family YMCA. (more...)

Alex Fox to Play Fast-Finger Guitar at Spencer This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

Alto, NM -- Guitar virtuoso Alex Fox, a native of Argentina, is hailed as 'one of the finest, most respected guitarists/composers of our time' and has wowed audiences around the world with his radiant compositions and showmanship. Appearing with his fellow guitarists (and sons) Sebastian and David, and a band of bass and percussion, Fox brings his sizzling program of classical rumba and flamenco rhythms with a Mediterranean flair to the Spencer stage on Saturday, April 9 at 7 p.m. (more...)

BWW Review: Groundworks Dance Theater Stresses Imagination You Can See at Breen Center
by Roy Berko - Mar 25, 2016

The reconfigured Groundworks Dance Theater, with two new dancers this season, again proved that they are one of the area's premiere dance companies in their presentation of 'Falling Awake,' in its world premiere, and Artistic Director David Shimotakahara's spellbinding, 'Ghost Opera.' (more...)

BWW Review: Classic WUTHERING HEIGHTS Is given New Life With A Contemporary Adaptation
by Jade Kops - Mar 25, 2016

Shake & Stir Theatre Company has bought Emily Bronte's dark and twisted story of love and revenge into the 21st Century with its interpretation of WUTHERING HEIGHTS. (more...)

Law Expert to Discuss Effects of Crises and U.S. in Demise of European...
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

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Daniel Goldstein, Jenn Thompson, Gabriel Barre and More to Helm Shows at Goodspeed in 2016
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

Two-time Tony Award-winning Goodspeed Musicals has assembled five exciting teams to transform their diverse season of musicals from page to stage. (more...)

Whoa, Mama! Meet the Full Cast of BRIGHT STAR, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Mar 24, 2016

With direction by Tony Award winner Walter Bobbie and choreography by Josh Rhodes, BRIGHT STAR began performances on February 25th and opens officially tonight, March 24th, 2016 at at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the cast and watch interviews with the company! (more...)

THE PERFECT MURDER UK Tour Set for Belgrade Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

Following a sell-out tour of the stage adaptation of Dead Simple, the Belgrade Theatre is thrilled to welcome the hit UK touring production of The Perfect Murder starring Shane Richie and Jessie Wallace from Tues 29 Mar - Sat 2 April. (more...)

THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE and More Set for Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati (ETC) has announced its 2016-2017 Season, which features a compelling selection of stories centered upon the power of change and moving forward. (more...)

VIDEO: Celebrate John Kander's Birthday With Kander & Ebb Performing CHICAGO's 'All That Jazz'
by Michael Dale - Mar 18, 2016

The great composer of Cabaret, Chicago and so many beloved Broadway songs turns 89 today. (more...)

Pittsburgh CLO Summer 2016 Season Creative Teams
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

Pittsburgh CLO is pleased to announce the creative team for the 2016 Summer Season at the Benedum Center.  This talented and highly sought-after group of creative specialists will bring Broadway's best to life at the Benedum Center all summer long! Season tickets are on sale now. Further information is available below as well as at pittsburghCLO.org. (more...)

Photo Flash: Backstage with CURTAINS at the Wick Theatre and Costume Museum
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

Kander & Ebb's Curtains is running now through March 27, 2016 at The Wick Theatre and Costume Museum in Boca Raton. Below, BroadwayWorld has a behind-the-scenes look at the company in rehearsal and more!  (more...)

BWW Review: ALADDIN JR. Wonderfully Charms
by Katherine Waddell - Mar 17, 2016

This past weekend at the South Bend Civic Theatre, Aladdin Jr. opened with two different young casts: the Abu cast and the Iago cast. I had the privilege of seeing the Iago cast, which is the older of the set. While I won't go into great detail about the plot because there is still a final weekend of performances left, Aladdin Jr. is a musical adaptation of the animated Disney film Aladdin. (more...)

Emmy Winner Kim Zimmer to Star in OLD LOVE NEW LOVE at Luna Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

Luna Stage is proud to present the world premiere of Old Love New Love, a new play by Laura Brienza. Old Love New Love, the final show in the company's 2016-2017 season, is a funny, moving, and life-affirming play about the challenges of caring for loved ones with Alzheimer's Disease. The cast of seven is led by Emmy Award-winning actress Kim Zimmer . (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com for 3/6/2016 - 3/13/2016
by BWW - Mar 13, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 3/6/2016 - 3/13/2016. (more...)

OLD LOVE NEW LOVE's Kim Zimmer to Host Meet and Greet, 4/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

Emmy Award-Winning Actress Kim Zimmer will do a Meet and Greet for fans following the Sunday April 17th performance of Old Love New Love by Laura Brienza at Luna Stage in West Orange, NJ. Meet Kim, hear her read an excerpt from her best selling memoir 'I'm Just Saying!', and take part in a Q and A about her career and her role in the production of Old Love New Love. The performance of Old Love New Love on Sunday April 17th is at 3pm. The Meet and Greet will follow at 5:30pm. These are separately ticked events. Tickets for Old Love New Love on that date are $37. Tickets for the Meet and Greet are $25. (more...)

VIDEOS: CHICAGO's Jason Danieley Holds A Note For Longer Than It Takes Danny Kaye To Sing Tchaikovsky
by Michael Dale - Apr 8, 2016

A lot can happen in 35.5 seconds, whether it's one note or an entire song. (more...)

BWW Review: OLD TIMES Shows That Reminiscing Can Be Hazardous
by Barry Lenny - Apr 8, 2016

Tony Knight has created a stylised production, with dialogue delivered at a crisp pace. (more...)

Bristol Riverside Theatre to Close 2015-16 Season with MAN OF LA MANCHA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

Bristol Riverside Theatre concludes its 2015-2016 season daring audiences to "dream the impossible dream" with the ever-popular musical Man of La Mancha running May 10-June 5.  With music by Mitch Leigh, lyrics by Joe Darion, and book by Dale Wasserman, the production is directed by Keith Baker and features the triumphant return of Gypsy star Robert Newman, joined by Sharon Alexander, Julian Brightman, Lauren Cupples, Robert Farruggia, Tamra Hayden, Christopher Roche, Danny Rutigliano, Dwayne Alistair Thomas, and Danny Vaccaro.  The cast is supplemented by the ensemble of Rajeer Alford, Daniel Bontempo, Elena Camp, Will Connell, Stephan Dagrosa, John DiFerdinando, Adam Hoyak, Kevin Murray, and Victor Rodriguez. (more...)

Conrad Hotels & Resorts Announces Debut of Conrad Pune in India
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

Poised to become Pune's most coveted address, the luxury hotel is located on Mangaldas Road near Koregaon Park, the city's prime commercial, residential and entertainment districts. It offers easy access to the city's IT and business hubs including Magarpatta, Kharadi, Hinjewadi and Pimpri-Chinchwad, as well as the airport. (more...)

Photo Flash: Disney Musicals in Schools 2016 Student Share Celebration Takes Over The Smith Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

On Monday, April 4, The Smith Center for the Performing Arts drew back the Curtains to present the third annual Disney Musicals in Schools Student Share Celebration inside Reynolds Hall. Hosted by Las Vegas headliner and former Disney Broadway star Josh Strickland, the event featured performances inspired by four Disney classics-The Lion King, Aladdin, The Jungle Book and Winnie the Pooh-that were presented by six elementary schools from the Las Vegas Valley. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

VIDEOS: A Scene By Scene, Song By Song Synopsis of the Original 1921 SHUFFLE ALONG
by Michael Dale - Apr 5, 2016

There were no original cast albums in 1921, so this scene by scene synopsis of the original SHUFFLE ALONG is augmented by various recordings of songs from the score. (more...)

BWW Interview: Tech Talk with Costumer Veronica Prior
by Frank Benge - Apr 5, 2016

We continue our series on technical theatre artists in Austin with a look at the Art of Costuming. The dictionary defines costuming as "the act of furnishing or designing costumes" but that definition doesn't really tell someone exactly what all goes into that act. A costumer is the person who, for any particular production makes, sells, or rents the costumes that you see for every stage production you attend, whether it is modern dress or elaborate period outfits. It is their work that tells the audience exactly what time period a play is set in more than any other technical theatre element. We sat down with Award Winning Costumer Veronica Prior to find out a little about her and what all is involved in the art of costuming. (more...)

BWW Review: THE SOUND OF MUSIC Breathes New Life Into the Hills
by Nancy Grossman - Apr 4, 2016

The National Touring Production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien, breathes new life into the venerable hills and introduces a star-in-the-making. Vivacious and talented Kerstin Anderson captivates us from the opening strains of the title song, and her passion and energy propel the show forward. More than five decades after its Broadway premiere, the powerful message of the story and the superb Rodgers and Hammerstein score still resonate. (more...)

BWW Review: Donna McKechnie's 'Visit' with Kander & Ebb Falls Short of Expectations at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Alix Cohen - Apr 22, 2016

Ninety percent of the way through her new 54 Below show, A Visit With Kander and Ebb, Donna McKechnie delivers the unquestioned highlight of this show, “I Walk Away” (The Visit), wherein the character Claire Zachanassian ruefully explains how she accrued her fortune through the deaths of successive husbands. Phrasing is superb, vocal confident, acting strong. Unfortunately, while the show's finale “Yes!” (70, Girls, 70) is appealing for vivacity and notable lack of pretense, nothing else comes close to this satisfying parenthesis. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Donna McKechnie Brings A VISIT WITH KANDER & EBB to Feinstein's/54 Below
by Stephen Sorokoff - Apr 21, 2016

Donna McKechnie is  brought her world premiere show A VISIT WITH KANDER AND EBB to Feinstein's/54 Below last night and BroadwayWorld was there. The show is running from April 19-22. (more...)

York Theatre Company to Host Marymount Manhattan College's Staged Reading of MARTY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

Directed by Barbara Siman and with music direction by Brett Kristofferson, Marty will play two performances only:  Friday, April 29 at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, April 30 at 7:00 p.m. There will be a talkback with the creative team following Saturday's performance. (more...)

BWW Review: Bottoms and Coleman Make PROOF a Must-See
by Maggie Yates - Apr 20, 2016

A provocative, modern, and intimate play about the processes of troubled, magnificent minds, 'Proof' provides the sweet relief of calm moments amongst a hailstorm barrage of trauma. (more...)

BWW Review: MACHU PICCHU Reinforces The Imperative Of Carpe Dium
by Barry Lenny - Apr 18, 2016

The ending is very powerful and affecting, and sends the audience out with emotions stirred. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Broadway Couple Marin Mazzie & Jason Danieley Live Stream from Home!
by Stage Tube - Apr 18, 2016

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, 3-time Tony Award nominee Marin Mazzie will assume the role of Anna Leonowens in its Tony Award-winning production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I beginning Tuesday, May 3 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). Just blocks away, her husband, Jason Danieley, is starring as Billy Flynn in Chicago. Below, watch as the couple talks to fans in a Facebook Live chat that they hosted this morning! (more...)

Sally Mayes, John Paul Almon and Lauren Kennedy Will Lead Theatre Raleigh's THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

Theatre Raleigh invites you to come see the world premiere adaptation of The Mystery of Edwin Drood:  A Musical by Rupert Holmes on May 11 - 22 at the Kennedy Theatre. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for April 18-24, Featuring Donna McKechnie, Santino Fontana, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Apr 17, 2016

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Bright Star Sings Jeff Blumenkrantz; The Legend of New York By Salzman & Cunningham Featuring Santino Fontana & Laura Osnes; Donna McKechnie: A Visit with Kander & Ebb; 54 Celebrates The Colonial Theatre; and The Girls in White: Songs from the Show. (more...)

BWW TV: Donna McKechnie Chats A VISIT WITH KANDER AND EBB Cabaret at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 15, 2016

Donna McKechnie is bringing her world premiere show A VISIT WITH KANDER AND EBB to Feinstein's/54 Below from April 19 to 22. Click below to hear her talk about the upcoming event! (more...)

GAME OF SILENCE Star Michael Raymond-James to Lead BTG's CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

Berkshire Theatre Group announces casting for Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, with TV and Film actor, Michael Raymond-James as Brick. Neil Genzlinger (New York Times) suggests that Raymond-James is 'scary good," in NBC's new series Game of Silence, adding that he 'injects a sense of ominous unpredictability into this well-made revenge thriller." In addition, Michael Raymond-James has appeared in hit shows such as, True Blood and Once Upon a Time, as well as the feature films, Black Snake Moan with Justin Timberlake, and Jack Reacher with Tom Cruise. (more...)

Winning Writers Awards Jude Nutter and Marilyn Taylor $1,500 Each for Outstanding Poetry
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

Winning Writers is pleased to announce the results from its thirteenth annual Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest. Jude Nutter of St. Paul, Minnesota won the Tom Howard Prize of $1,500 for a poem in any style or genre, for 'The Shipping Forecast'. Marilyn L. Taylor of Madison, Wisconsin won the Margaret Reid Prize of $1,500 for a poem that rhymes or has a traditional style, for 'The Seven Very Liberal Arts: A Crown of Sonnets'. 2,435 entries were received from around the world. (more...)

USITT Supplies Free Stage Rigging Inspections for High Schools
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

High schools that applied for free stage rigging inspections from USITT cited problems ranging from 'ropes seem loose' to 'cable cradle has slipped' to 'noisy metal grinding sound.' (more...)

Donna McKechnie, Santino Fontana & Laura Osnes in THE LEGEND OF NEW YORK and More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Better Life' Top Five 'Kick-It Up' Spring Cleaning Tips
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

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ANASTASIA Musical Set for Extended Stay at Hartford Stage This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

Fans just gained eight more chances to see the new ANASTASIA musical at Hartford Stage! (more...)

James Lecesne's THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY Coming to Bay Street This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

Bay Street Theater will welcome THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY as a Special Mainstage Bonus Production this summer. The one-man play will run one week only from July 18 through July 24. (more...)

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 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...)

BWW Review: Gateway Opera Serves Delicious Small Bites to St. Louis
by Steve Callahan - Apr 12, 2016

Gateway Opera is like a five-star tapas restaurant; it continues to delight its patrons with superbly delicious bite-sized offerings of that succulent dish-opera. (more...)

Applications for 2016 Fred Ebb Award Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

The Fred Ebb Foundation, in association with the Roundabout Theatre Company, will present the twelfth annual Fred Ebb Award for aspiring musical theatre songwriters.  Applications for the award, named in honor of the late award-winning lyricist Fred Ebb, will be accepted from June 1- 30, 2016.  The winner will be selected in November of 2016.  Eligibility criteria and Application forms can be found at the foundations website: www.fredebbfoundation.org. (more...)

Red Bull Theater to Continue 12th Season with THE WOMAN HATER, Featuring Veanne Cox & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

Red Bull Theater today announced that their Twelfth Season will continue with Frances Burney's The Woman Hater, directed by Everett Quinton,  on Monday April 18th at 7:30pm, at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, between Bleecker and Hudson).  Featured in the cast will be Bill Army, Arnie Burton, Veanne Cox, Clifton Duncan, Laura Esterman, Susannah Flood, Emily Gardner Hall, Susan Heyward, Matthew Saldivar, Auden Thornton, Sam Tsoutsouvas, Jenne Vath, Nick Westrate, and more.  Tickets may be purchased online at www.redbulltheater.com or by phone at (212) 352-3101. (more...)

BWW Review: A Marvelous Tribute to MARIINSKY BALLET's own, Maya Plisetskaya
by Amber Adams - Apr 1, 2016

'The Dying Swan'...those three minutes were worth the entire evening. If ... you haven't seen the Mariinsky Ballet dancers, you're doing yourself a huge disservice. (more...)

Video Flashback: WAITRESS Star Jessie Mueller Takes On SHE LOVES ME in 2010!
by Stage Tube - Apr 1, 2016

She may be in WAITRESS now, but in 2010 Jessie Mueller was leading another big musical of this theatre season. Watch below as the Tony winner takes on 'Ice Cream' from SHE LOVES ME at Chicago's Writers Theatre! (more...)

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