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Old Globe Theatre (San Diego, CA)
1363 Old Globe Way
San Diego, CA 92101

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Based on the story by Dr. Seuss


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Broadway's A BRONX TALE Hits the Recording Studio
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Tommy Mottola, the Dodgers, Tribeca Productions, and Evamere Entertainment just announced that the Original Broadway Cast Album of A Bronx Tale was recorded in New York City today, January 9. Release dates and additional information will be announced shortly. (more...)

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with A BRONX TALE
by Walter McBride - Jan 9, 2017

Tommy Mottola, the Dodgers, Tribeca Productions, and Evamere Entertainment just announced that the Original Broadway Cast Album of A Bronx Tale was recorded in New York City today, January 9. Release dates and additional information will be announced shortly. See photos from the recording session below! (more...)

Philippe Bowgen, Donald Faison, Hal Linden, Justin Long, Luna Velez and More Tapped for PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for its revival of Steve Martin's clever and crowd-pleasing comedy hit Picasso at the Lapin Agile. (more...)

Cast Set for THE FULL MONTY at the Engeman Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

The John W. Engeman Theater announces the cast and creative team for THE FULL MONTY. (more...)

Applications Available for Pam Farr Summer Shakespeare Studio 2/4
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

As part of The Old Globe's ongoing commitment to programs that serve all of San Diego County, the theatre announced today that on Saturday, February 4, applications will become available online for the Globe's 2017 Summer Shakespeare Studio for high school students-now named the Pam Farr Summer Shakespeare Studio. The applications, which will be accepted through April 1, will be accessible on February 4 at www.TheOldGlobe.org/studio-application. The four-week program is a unique opportunity for rising 9th - 12th graders and recent graduates not only to develop foundational skills for reading, interpreting, and performing Shakespeare's plays, but also to cultivate their own artistic voice through storytelling and creating original material inspired by deep, personal connections to Shakespeare. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Company Presents Free Reading of THE THREE SISTERS BRONTE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Award-winning playwright Arlene Hutton's newest play THE THREE SISTERS BRONTË receives a FREE staged reading at Rubicon Theatre Company on February 6 at 7:00 p.m. Interweaving the famous trio of literary sisters and Anton Chekhov's masterpiece Three Sisters, the play examines the complexities of feminism, art, love and family. Set against the bleak and windy Yorkshire moors in the mid-1800s, Arlene Hutton's THE THREE SISTERS BRONTË follows the lives of the sisters as they struggle to find creative prosperity while navigating the harsh realities of a male society. Faced with limited opportunities for educated women, Charlotte, Emily and Anne live in the rich worlds of their imaginations, until they are forced to face the truth that nothing is certain, and their destinies are best served when held firmly in their own hands. (more...)

Girl Behind The Curtain Announces the Limited Engagement of New Off-Broadway Musical ALL ABOARD!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

Executive Producer Sonia Carrion of The Girl Behind The Curtain Productions announced today the complete cast and creative team for the world premiere of a new musical, ALL ABOARD! With Music & Lyrics by composer Al Tapper, recognized for his books, plays and films, and with a book by internationally produced and published playwright Tony Sportiello and with direction by Warren Scott Friedman.     (more...)

Full Casting Announced for James Lapine's MRS. MILLER DOES HER THING at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

Signature Theatre has announced full casting for the world premiere production Mrs. Miller Does Her Thing written and directed by Pulitzer Prize winner James Lapine (Sunday in the Park with George, Into the Woods). This new play based on the real-life story of Elva Miller, a middle-aged housewife who gained notoriety as an unlikely pop phenomenon in the 1960s for her warbling renditions of chart topping hits 'Downtown,' 'Monday, Monday,' 'A Hard Day's Night,' and more runs February 28 - March 26 in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre. (more...)

THE WORLD ACCORDING TO SNOOPY to Receive World Premiere in Texas
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Texas State University Department of Theatre and Dance in association with Harrison/Bowman New Works Commission is proud to bring The World According to Snoopy, a revised version of the classic musical Snoopy!!! to the stage in February 2017.  (more...)

Star-Studded Cast, Creative Team Announced for Globe Favorite THE BLAMELESS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team of the world premiere of Nick Gandiello's touching and timely drama The Blameless, which was developed in a reading in the Globe's Powers New Voices Festival last year.Gaye Taylor Upchurch (The Last Match, Bethany) returns to the Globe to direct. (more...)

Up on the Marque: COME FROM AWAY
by Walter McBride - Jan 23, 2017

The new musical Come From Away will begin performances on Broadway on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street) and officially open Sunday, March 12, 2017. Check out photos of the marquee below! (more...)

Jennifer Damiano, Lesli Margherita, Milly Shapiro and More to Sing Out Against Bullying at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Following on the massive success of the first 'Broadway Against Bullying' cabaret held last year, nationally renowned non-profit No Bully will host the second annual one-night-only cabaret titled 'Broadway Against Bullying: Stars Shine Brightest in the Dark.' (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2017

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Photo Coverage: THE FULL MONTY Opens at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jan 22, 2017

THE FULL MONTY played a full-hearted opening last night. Check out the photos below! This 10-time Tony Award nominee is filled with honest affection, engaging melodies and a raucous mix of razor-sharp humor and toe-tapping pizazz... not to mention the most highly anticipated closing number in Broadway history! In need of quick cash and low on prospects, six unemployed Buffalo steelworkers come up with the outrageous idea to put on a strip act after seeing their wives' enthusiasm for a touring company of Chippendales. As they prepare for the big night, working through their fears, self-consciousness and anxieties, they overcome their inner demons and find strength in their camaraderie. (more...)

COME FROM AWAY Cast Poses for Vanity Fair
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

The new musical Come From Away will begin performances on Broadway on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street) and officially open Sunday, March 12, 2017. Before the company takes their Broadway bows, they will appear in the February issue of Vanity Fair. (more...)

THE WORLD ACCORDING TO SNOOPY Receives World Premiere at Texas State University; New Song and Music by Larry Grossman and Andrew Lippa, 2/14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Texas State University Department of Theatre and Dance in association with Harrison/Bowman New Works Commission is proud to bring The World According To Snoopy, a revised version of the classic musical Snoopy!!! to the stage in February 2017. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Puppy Tales: Backstage at HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS with Andreas Wyder, Season 2 Episode 3
by Stage Tube - Jan 15, 2017

Happy New Year! Travel along with Andreas Wyder, currently starring as 'Young Max' in the 2016 National Tour of How the Grinch Stole Christmas: The Musical, and get a backstage peek at life on the GRINCH National Tour in an encore Season 2 of PUPPY TALES! Tune in for a look at the tour's final three weeks in Washington DC for CLOSING in this FINALE episode of Puppy Tales! THE GRINCH 2016 National Tour stars Philip Brian as The Grinch, Andreas Wyder as Young Max, and Bob Lauder as Old Max. For more about the show, visit www.grinchmusical.com, and for more about Wyder, go to www.andreaswyder.com. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 1/14-1/15/2017
by - Jan 15, 2017

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, January 15, 2017 - Sunday, January 15, 2017. (more...)

World Premiere of the Next, Great Dr. Seuss Stage Adaptation at Children's Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Children's Theatre Company (CTC) is proud to announce the world premiere production of Dr. Seuss' The Sneetches The Musical beginning February 7, 2017. Directed by Peter C. Brosius, the production is written by Philip Dawkins, whose many works have been produced from Canada to Washington DC to Los Angeles, and upcoming at the MCC Theatre (Off-Broadway), with music by David Mallamud, whose works have been heard at Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center and Off-Broadway. (more...)

Bring Home Happy with DreamWorks TROLLS, Coming to Digital HD, Blu-ray & DVD
by Movies News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

DreamWorks TROLLS, the fresh, music-filled adventure packed with humor and heart dances onto Digital HD on Jan. 24 and Blu-ray and DVD on Feb. 7 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: Meet the Company of COME FROM AWAY!
by Walter McBride - Feb 7, 2017

In a heartbeat, 38 planes and 6,579 passengers were forced to land in Gander, Newfoundland, doubling the population of one small town on The Edge of the world. On September 11, 2001 the world stopped. On September 12, their stories moved us all. (more...)

Laguna Playhouse presents HERSHEY FELDER OUR GREAT TCHAIKOVSKY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Laguna Playhouse Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham is thrilled to announce the fourth show in the Laguna Playhouse 2016-2017 season, Hershey Felder as OUR GREAT TCHAIKOVSKY, written  by Hershey Felder, music by Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and directed by Trevor Hay. "This might be the most powerful piece of work that Hershey and Trevor have ever brought to the Playhouse. Tchaikovsky's story is as relevant and important today as it was in the 1800s," says Wareham.  OUR GREAT TCHAIKOVSKY will begin previews on Wednesday, March 1; will open on Sunday, March 5 at 5:30pm and will run through Sunday, March 26, 2017 at the Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: COME FROM AWAY Preps for Journey to Broadway with New Commercial
by Stage Tube - Feb 4, 2017

In a heartbeat, 38 planes and 6,579 passengers were forced to land in Gander, Newfoundland, doubling the population of one small town on The Edge of the world. On September 11, 2001 the world stopped. On September 12, their stories moved us all. The new musical Come From Away will begin performances on Broadway on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre and officially open Sunday, March 12, 2017. (more...)

Cast Complete for Barrow Group's New Adaptation of ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

The Barrow Group has announced complete casting for the second show in their 2016/17 season, Henrik Ibsen's ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE, in a new adaptation by Seth Barrish and K. Lorrel Manning. (more...)

Kelli O'Hara, Bill Irwin, Lauren Worsham and Christopher Fitzgerald Will March Into MasterVoices' BABES IN TOYLAND This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

As previously announced, MasterVoices (formerly The Collegiate Chorale), closes its 75th anniversary season with Victor Herbert's Babes in Toyland on April 27, 2017 at 7pm at Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall (57th Street and 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10019). (more...)

U.S. Premiere of THE LORAX and More Set for Children's Theatre Company in 2017-18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Children's Theatre Company has announced its 2017-2018 season, which includes four musicals, two world premieres, one preschool production and partnerships with other leading theatres such as The Old Vic (London, UK), The Civilians (New York, NY) and Penumbra Theatre (Saint Paul, MN). The season also celebrates Artistic Director Peter C. Brosius' 20th Anniversary with CTC. (more...)

CATS Meets HAMILTON in Patriotic New Musical 'SGT. STUBBY' Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

For those that wish to renew their sense of patriotism and stand united with fellow American's regardless of their political party or ideologies, a new musical about a national hero has opened in Hell's Kitchen and it's melting the hearts of liberals, conservatives, dog lovers and history buff's regardless of their gender, race, religion, orientation or economic status! (more...)

SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL to Play Roanoke Children's Theatre for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

This holiday season, Roanoke Children's Theatre brings a fantastical, magical, musical adventure to the stage with SEUSSICAL, THE MUSICAL. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: TBS & TNT Get Into the Holiday Spirit with SURPRISE! Instant Xmas Carol
by Stage Tube - Dec 6, 2016

This holiday season, Turner's TBS & TNT are going to turn the Christmas spirit on full blast with SURPRISE! Instant Xmas Carol, an all-new music special that puts a unique twist on the caroling tradition. The one-hour special – featuring such celebrity carolers as Conan O'Brien, Rashida Jones, Charles Barkley, Shaquille O'Neal, Jane Lynch, Ludacris, Kenny G, Tony Sirico, Vincent Curatola, Joseph Gannascoli, A$AP Ferg, Three Loco, Samantha Ronson, Alfonso Ribeiro, Fred Willard, T-Pain and many surprise appearances – is set to premiere on TBS on Wednesday, Dec. 21, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT). And the night before Christmas, Saturday, Dec. 24, at 7 p.m. (ET/PT), TBS & TNT will join forces for a simulcast of SURPRISE! Instant Xmas Carol. It will be followed by TBS & TNT's simulcast of the annual 24 Hours of A CHRISTMAS STORY marathon, celebrating its 20th year as one of television's most enduring holiday traditions. (more...)

Plays by Anna Ziegler, Tanya Saracho and More Set for 2017 Powers New Voices Festival at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

The Old Globe today announced it will present the fourth annual New Voices Festival-with a new moniker: the Powers New Voices Festival, a weekend of readings of new American plays by professional playwrights, playing January 13 - 15, 2017. (more...)

BWW Preview: CATCO Spreads the Spirit of Giving with Holiday Drives at A SEUSSIFIED CHRISTMAS CAROL
by Amanda Etchison - Dec 5, 2016

'Tis the season to share holiday joy, which is exactly what the cast and crew of CATCO's latest production aim to do at their upcoming shows. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 31, 2016
by - Dec 31, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 31 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2016

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WHO'S HOLIDAY! Playwright Sues Dr. Seuss Enterprises for Cancelation of Play
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2016

Earlier this year, an off-Broadway production of WHO'S HOLIDAY!, a new play by Matthew Lombardo, was canceled by the Shubert Organization they received complaints from Dr. Seuss Enterprises. Now according to the New York Times, the playwright is suing the owner of copyrights for Seuss' works, arguing that the 'highly transformative' material does not in fact infringe on How the Grinch Stole Christmas. (more...)

NBC Completes Most Dominant Fall in 18-49 for Any Network in People Meter History
by TV News Desk - Dec 28, 2016

NBC has won the primetime ratings week of Dec. 19-25 in adults 18-49 and total viewers and all other key measures to conclude the Nielsen fourth quarter with a +29% margin over #2 Fox in adults 18-49, the biggest fall win for any network in people meter history. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: 'Young Max' Goes Behind the Scenes with THE GRINCH on Tour in PUPPY TALES Series
by Stage Tube - Dec 27, 2016

Travel along with Andreas Wyder, currently starring as 'Young Max' in the 2016 National Tour of How the Grinch Stole Christmas: The Musical, and get a backstage peek at life on the GRINCH National Tour in an encore Season 2 of PUPPY TALES! (more...)

NBC Ratings: 50th Anniversary Broadcast of HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS Takes NBC to Top Spot
by TV News Desk - Dec 24, 2016

NBC wins Friday among the Big 4 networks in adults 18-49 and is #1 or tied for #1 among those nets in every key demographic. (more...)

Josh Davis Joins Billie Wildrick in THE PAJAMA GAME at 5th Avenue Theatre; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

This winter, The 5th Avenue Theatre will have Seattle adjusting its radiators with a steaming hot new production of the Richard Adler and Jerry Ross musical theater hit, The Pajama Game. With direction by 5th Avenue Theatre Producing Artistic Director Bill Berry, this sultry stunner features Bob Fosse-inspired choreography by Bob Richard and music direction by Joel Fram. (more...)

VIDEO: ABC Goes Behind-the-Scenes of HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS Musical
by TV News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

Today, ABC News' Stephanie Ramos gave viewers  a behind scenes look at Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas The Musical, now making its Washington area premiere at the National Theatre from December 13 - 31, 2016. (more...)

Shop for the Holidays with THE GRINCH and More at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

The Old Globe has some great ideas to simplify your holiday shopping this year! Might we suggest tickets for the family to our 19th annual production of Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, a San Diego multigenerational family tradition, which runs now through December 26. (more...)

Mad Cow Theatre Presents IT WAS A VERY GOOD YULE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Mad Cow Theatre celebrates the holidays by renewing a cabaret tradition, It Was a Very Good Yule, opening Dec. 8, 2016 in Club Moo (the Zehngebot-Stonerock Theatre). (more...)

BWW Review: Riverside Center Brings On Nostalgia And Charm With A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL
by Jeffrey Walker - Dec 19, 2016

Making its regional premiere at Riverside Center for the Performing Arts, A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL is now ready to aim an Official Red Ryder carbine-action 200-shot Range Model air rifle at audiences through New Year's Eve. (more...)

My Favorite Things: DC's Cast Members Share Their Holiday Favorites
by Jamie McGonnigal - Dec 19, 2016

Actors from all over the country come to the nation's capital each year to share their holidays with us. Both local and visiting performers are here in DC over the holiday season, sharing their talents in Ford's Theatre's A Christmas Carol, The Grinch Who Stole Christmas at the National Theatre, and Arena Stage's Carousel. We reached out to ask them what holiday songs made the top of their nice list! (more...)

BWW Review: National Theatre's HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS Brings Christmas Cheer to Whoville and DC
by Benjamin Tomchik - Dec 15, 2016

Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! is at the National through the holidays. Families looking for the perfect holiday activity during the next few weeks would be hard pressed to find a better seasonal offering. (more...)

GEORGIE: MY ADVENTURES WITH GEORGE ROSE Headed Off-Broadway in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

Producers Martin Platt and David Elliott with Mary Cossette, Jamie deRoy, Richard Winkler, and Mike Blank will present the New York premiere of the critically acclaimed Signature Theatre production of Georgie: My Adventures with George Rose, the new play written by and starring Ed Dixon (Sunset Boulevard, LES MISERABLES) with direction by Eric Schaeffer (Follies, Million Dollar Quartet). (more...)

STAGE TUBE: 'Young Max' Goes Behind the Scenes with THE GRINCH on Tour in PUPPY TALES Series
by Stage Tube - Dec 13, 2016

Travel along with Andreas Wyder, currently starring as 'Young Max' in the 2016 National Tour of How the Grinch Stole Christmas: The Musical, and get a backstage peek at life on the GRINCH National Tour in an encore Season 2 of PUPPY TALES! (more...)

Cast Complete for MARK FELT, SUPERSTAR at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, has announced the complete cast for the New2NY presentation of the new musical Mark Felt, Superstar with book, music and lyrics by Joshua Rosenblum (Bush Is Bad, Fermat's Last Tango). (more...)

BWW Interview: Andreas Wyder of DR. SEUSS' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! THE MUSICAL at The National Theatre
by Heather Hill - Dec 12, 2016

I have never talked with anyone who is more excited to live a dog's life than when I caught up with Andreas Wyder last week. Andreas currently plays a puppy in the role of Young Max on the national tour of THE GRINCH, and we had a nice, long chat about what first got him into the world of theater (I'll give you a hint-it wasn't a dog) and really, everything Grinch and Puppy. (more...)

BWW Review: CHRISTMAS IN COLUMBUS Tries to Raise the Cheer-o-Meter
by Paul Batterson - Dec 11, 2016

Full disclosure here: It's probably not the wisest advice to trust a review of Christmas show from someone who records How the Grinch Stole Christmas and leaves off the last five minutes so the Whos down on Whoville don't get their toys back. (more...)

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