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Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of THE RIVALS, Beg. Tonight at Stage West
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2013

This is a typical pronouncement by one of the greatest characters ever written for the stage, Mrs. Malaprop. Her gift for mangling the English language is just one of the highly entertaining features of Richard Brinsley Sheridan's classic comedy of manners, The Rivals, beginning a 5-week run at Stage West tonight, October 31. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast below! (more...)

Christian Borle, Annaleigh Ashford, Derek Klena, Beth Leavel & Heidi Blickenstaff to Lead The Old Globe's Reading of New Musical DOG AND PONY, 11/1; Roger Rees to Direct
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2013

Tony Award-winning actors Christian Borle (Peter and the Starcatcher, Spamalot) and Beth Leavel (The Drowsy Chaperone, Elf), Tony nominee Annaleigh Ashford (Kinky Boots, Legally Blonde), and Broadway stars Heidi Blickenstaff ([title of show], The Little Mermaid) and Derek Klena (Wicked, Dogfight) are all scheduled to take part in the developmental reading. Dog and Pony will receive its World Premiere at The Old Globe next spring, running May 28 - June 29, 2014; casting for that production will be announced at a later time. (more...)

THE DROWSY CHAPERONE For Free In Sao Paulo
by Marilia Di Dio and Michelle Camhaji - Oct 31, 2013

The Drowsy Chaperone premiered in Sao Paulo in August and, so far, it has been a huge success. The best thing? Tickets are free of charge! The idea is to give everybody a chance to attend a musical and thus create a loyal audience in the genre. (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON Goes On Sale THIS Saturday, November 2; American Express Pre-Sale Begins Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2013

The producers of the national tour of THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, and the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) announced that single tickets will go on sale Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 9 AM at the Box Office window (220 Weybosset Street in downtown Providence) ONLY; telephone and internet sales will begin an hour later, at 10 AM. (more...)

Midtown Direct Rep to Present Reading of Kara Lee Corthron's LISTEN FOR THE LIGHT, 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2013

MIDTOWN DIRECT REP is pleased to announce a reading of Kara Lee Corthron's (Princess Grace Award-winner) Listen For The Light, directed by Amy Saltz (Almost Maine), as part of Midtown Direct Rep's play development series focuses on new and innovative American theatre: Theatre in the Loft. The performance will be Sunday, November 3rd, 2013 at 7 pm at SOPAC (One Sopac Way, South Orange, NJ, 07079). The reading is $15 per ticket at http://www.sopacnow.org/632/midtown-direct-rep-in-the-loft-nov-3. (more...)

SCERA Presents 2nd Annual Jerry Elison Scholarship Concert November 8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2013

When veteran director Jerry Elison was asked to lend his name and talents for a scholarship concert at the SCERA Center for the Arts, his response was, 'If it helps the arts, then let's do it.' (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Miami - Week of 10/27/2013
by BWW - Oct 27, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/27/2013 for Miami (more...)

Regional Premiere of OSWALD: THE ACTUAL INTERROGATION Stars Ben Williams, Ed Dixon & More Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2013

Wally Jones, President and Executive Producer is proud to announce the regional premiere of Oswald: The Actual Interrogation by Dennis Richard, as part of the 2013-2014 Broadway at Casa Mañana Season, tonight, November 9-17, 2013. Single tickets are now on sale. (more...)

Gallery Players Announces Cast for THE PAJAMA GAME, Feat. Dayna Grayber & Jamie Westberry, 10/19-11/10
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2013

The Gallery Players, lauded for its recent production of Blithe Spirit, presents The Pajama Game as the second production of its 47th Season. It will run from Oct 19 to Nov 10. Dayna Grayber and Jamie Westberry will lead the cast in the roles of Babe and Sid, respectively. Gallery alumni Lorinne Lampert and Robert Anthony Jones will again take the Gallery stage as Gladys and Hines. (more...)

NERDS Musical Returns to Philadelphia Theatre Company, 11/29-12/29
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2013

It's back - the funny, smart, and irreverent musical Nerds! Philadelphia Theatre Company revisits the musical satire Nerds with book and lyrics by Jordan Allen-Dutton and Erik Weiner, music by Hal Goldberg, and a brand new cast and creative team. Directed by Casey Hushion with choreography by Joshua Bergasse, the ensemble features Stanley Bahorek, Matt Bradley, Briana Carlson-Goodman, Benny Elledge, Lexy Fridell, Raymond J. Lee, Alyse Alan Louis, Robert Morrison, Kevin Pariseau, Catherine Ricafort, and Blake Segal. (more...)

THE DROWSY CHAPERONE Returns to NYC at the Theatre at St. Clement's Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2013

A rare combination of unprecedented originality and blinding talent, The Drowsy Chaperone boldly addresses a great unspoken desire in all of our hearts: to be entertained. If you've ever sat in a dark theatre and thought, 'Dear Lord in heaven, please let it be good,' this is the show for you! (more...)

Christian Borle, Lillias White, Beth Leavel & More to Appear at New York Musical Theatre Festival's Annual Gala, 11/10
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2013

The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) has announced the full slate of talent from the musical theatre set to appear at the NYMF 10th Anniversary Gala, presented at the Hudson Theatre on Sunday, November 10th. (more...)

Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS Opens 11/26 at Marcus Center for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2013

IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS, the stage adaptation of the beloved classic film, has announced casting for its National Tour visiting the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts on November 26-December 1. Tickets for the BMO Harris Bank Broadway at the Marcus Center and Broadway Across America-Milwaukee series are on sale now at the Marcus Center Box Office at 929 North Water Street, Downtown, Milwaukee, by phone at 414-273-7206 or online at MarcusCenter.org or Ticketmaster.com. Groups 10+ SAVE! Call 414-273-7121 ext. 210. (more...)

BWW Reviews: MAMMA MIA! Dances onto the Stage in Detroit Through Nov 10
by Anton Anderssen - Nov 7, 2013

You already know you're going to love Mamma Mia! now on stage at the Fisher Theatre, through November 10. The wildly popular musical takes the massive worldwide hits from ABBA and weaves them into a compelling story about life, love and dreams. (more...)

Donna Vivino Releases BEAUTIFUL DREAMER Album on 12/10
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2013

Ghostlight Records will release Beautiful Dreamer, the debut solo album from rising Broadway and vocal star DONNA VIVINO, in stores and via online outlets December 10, 2013. Beautiful Dreamer weaves 13 diverse songs into a thematically-cohesive collection from Broadway, Hollywood and Tin Pan Alley. Jerry Vivino - the veteran New York musician and longtime member of the Conan O'Brien house band - leads the disc's all-star jazz quartet and serves as producer. Taking a break from performing on Broadway in the smash hit Wicked, Donna will star Off Broadway inStars of David - a new song cycle celebrating Jewish identity, based on the bestselling book, with original music by the theater's top songwriters - fromNovember 13 to December 15. To pre-order Beautiful Dreamer, please visit www.sh-k-boom.com/donnavivino-beautifuldreamer.html. (more...)

Hugh Jackman Offered Role of 'Aldolpho' in Film Adaptation of THE DROWSY CHAPERONE
by Movies News Desk - Nov 6, 2013

In an interview posted on Yahoo Movies, Hugh Jackman revealed that he has been offered the role of 'Aldolpho' in an upcoming big screen adaptation of the Broadway musical The Drowsy Chaperone. (more...)

James Clow, David Elder, Trista Moldovan & Meredith Patterson to Lead WHITE CHRISTMAS National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2013

IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS, the stage adaptation of the beloved classic film, has announced casting for its National Tour visiting Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Fayetteville, Milwaukee, Baltimore, Des Moines, and Dallas during the 2013 holiday season. (more...)

Tickets to MEMPHIS' Run at Times-Union Center's Moran Theater on Sale 11/15
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2013

MEMPHIS, the 2010 Tony Award Winner for Best Musical, premieres at Jacksonville's Times-Union Center's Moran Theater from March 18-23, 2014 for eight performances only! Tickets go on sale next Friday, November 15 at 10AM through the Artist Series, the official presenter of Broadway in Jacksonville. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 11/03/2013
by BWW - Nov 3, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/03/2013 for Minneapolis (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Phoenix - Week of 11/03/2013
by BWW - Nov 3, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/03/2013 for Phoenix (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in St. Louis - Week of 11/03/2013
by BWW - Nov 3, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/03/2013 for St. Louis (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Appleton, WI - Week of 11/03/2013
by BWW - Nov 3, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/03/2013 for Appleton, WI (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 11/03/2013
by BWW - Nov 3, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/03/2013 for Philadelphia (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 11/03/2013
by BWW - Nov 3, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/03/2013 for Los Angeles (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 11/03/2013
by BWW - Nov 3, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/03/2013 for New Jersey (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Miami - Week of 11/03/2013
by BWW - Nov 3, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/03/2013 for Miami (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 11/03/2013
by BWW - Nov 3, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/03/2013 for Chicago (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Richmond - Week of 11/03/2013
by BWW - Nov 3, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/03/2013 for Richmond (more...)

Bailiwick Chicago Theater Hosts CHICAGO CASTING AUCTION Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2013

Anyone can be a star - for a price! The annual CHICAGO CASTING AUCTION is a unique opportunity for non-professionals to experience the thrill of being on stage in a professionally produced Chicago stage production. Bailiwick Chicago Theater will be auctioning off more than 35 roles for this season's musical production, The Drowsy Chaperone, today, November 2, 2013 at the Dank Haus German American Cultural Center Grand Ballroom, 4740 N. Western Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

Cheyenne Jackson and Christine Ebersole to Play Birdland Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2013

Birdland Jazz Club has announce their line-up of impressive talent for November 25-December 1, including Cheyenne Jackson with special guest Christine Ebersole, David Holland, and more. Below, check out the details. (more...)

ELF THE MUSICAL to Run 11/29-12/1 at Benedum Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2013

NETworks Presentations, LLC, Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures and Unique Features, bring the Broadway musical ELF to the Benedum Center in Pittsburgh. Tickets are available, but limited, for performances Tuesday, November 26 to Sunday, December 1, 2013; with best availability on Thursday, November 28. ELF THE MUSICAL is part of the PNC Broadway Across America-Pittsburgh series, presented by The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Broadway Across America and Pittsburgh Symphony. (more...)

Photos and Video: Meet the Full Cast of A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER
by Meet the Cast - Nov 14, 2013

Following critically acclaimed, smash-hit runs at The Hartford Stage and San Diego's Old Globe Theatre, A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder stars Tony Award Winner Jefferson Mays and Bryce Pinkham, and features Lisa O'Hare, Lauren Worsham, Jane Carr, Pamela Bob, Joanna Glushak,Eddie Korbich, Jeff Kready, Mark Ledbetter, Jennifer Smith, Price Waldman, and Catherine Walker. A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder officially opens on Sunday, November 17. Scroll down to learn more about the cast! (more...)

Hugh Jackman On Playing 'CHAPERONE's 'Aldolpho' for Big Screen: 'I'm Very Interested'
by Movies News Desk - Nov 14, 2013

In an interview posted in today's Entertainment Weekly, Broadway song and dance man Hugh Jackman hinted for a second time in two weeks that he is considering taking on the role of Latin lover Aldolpho in a big screen adaptation of The Drowsy Chaperone. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Ben Williams and Ed Dixon in Highlights of OSWALD: THE ACTUAL INTERROGATION at Casa Manana
by Stage Tube - Nov 14, 2013

Wally Jones, President and Executive Producer is proud to announce the regional premiere of Oswald: The Actual Interrogation by Dennis Richard, as part of the 2013-2014 Broadway at Casa Mañana Season, now playing through November 17, 2013. Single tickets are now on sale. Check out highlights below! (more...)

Tommy J. Dose, Mark Jacoby and More to Star in ELF THE MUSICAL at TUTS; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2013

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) today announces the cast for the new holiday classic, Elf The Musical, running Dec. 6 - 22 at Hobby Center's Sarofim Hall. (more...)

BroadwayWorld Chicago Award Nominations for 2013 Announced: BoHo, CST, MENAGERIE, HANK WILLIAMS And More Lead the Way!
by Paul W. Thompson - Nov 13, 2013

BroadwayWorld.com is proud once again to announce the nominations for the BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards, Chicago's only comprehensive, fan-voted theater award now in its 4th fabulous year. And the Bohemian Theatre Ensemble leads the way, with a whopping 15 nominations overall, including 10 for its summer production of 'Kiss of the Spider Woman.' Chicago Shakespeare Theater is next overall, with 12 nods, spread out over an impressive 7 different productions, including 'Othello: The Remix,' 'Henry VII,' 'The School for Lies' and its Shakespeare in the Parks production of 'The Comedy of Errors,' nominated as Best Theatrical Event. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Counting Down to Jennifer Ashley Tepper's UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY Book - The Marquis Theatre
by Jennifer Ashley Tepper - Nov 13, 2013

To celebrate the publication of The Untold Stories of Broadway on November 12 by Dress Circle Publishing, Jennifer Ashley Tepper will be sharing three short excerpts about each of the Broadway theaters featured in the book-countdown style! Today: The Winter Garden Theatre! (more...)

Photo Flash: Christopher Sutton and More in ELF, Opening Tonight at Walnut Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2013

Walnut Street Theatre continues its landmark 205TH season with an all-new production of Broadway's family musical, ELF. Based on the Hollywood hit, and directed and choreographed by Marc Robin, this production will bring the Sparklejollytwinklejingley to Philadelphia audiences this holiday season. ELF began previews on November 5th, opens tonight, November 13th and runs through January 5th on the WST Mainstage. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

ELF THE MUSICAL National Set for Limited Run at Kennedy Center, 12/17-1/5
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2013

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and NETworks Presentations present the national tour of Elf The Musical from December 17, 2013 to January 5, 2014 in the Kennedy Center Opera House. Based on the beloved 2003 New Line Cinema hit, Elf features songs by Tony Award nominees Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin (The Wedding Singer), with a book by Tony Award winners Thomas Meehan (Annie, The Producers, Hairspray) and Bob Martin (The Drowsy Chaperone). The production features direction by Sam Scalamoni and choreography by Connor Gallagher. Press opening night is Thursday, December 19, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Sutton Foster Donates Original Painting to Theatre Lab of Dramatic Arts For Scholarship Funding
by Courtnie Mele - Nov 12, 2013

The Theatre Lab of Dramatic Arts has a mission of transforming lives through theatre. Every year they raise money to support programs which help accomplish this task. This year Sutton Foster and her agent Jen Lamy decided to get involved and help them raise more money than ever before. They donated an original painting by Sutton Foster the scholarship funding. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Billy Porter Gets Honored at NYMF's 10th Anniversary Gala
by Walter McBride - Nov 12, 2013

Last night, November 10, Tony Award winner Billy Porter was honored at the NYMF 10th Anniversary Gala, presented at the Hudson Theatre. The special event also celebrated 10 years of creating and nurturing new musical theatre under the leadership of NYMF Co-Founder Isaac Robert Hurwitz. BroadwayWorld was there for the special event and you can check out photos below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Christopher Sutton and More in ELF at Walnut Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2013

Walnut Street Theatre continues its landmark 205TH season with an all-new production of Broadway's family musical, ELF. Based on the Hollywood hit, and directed and choreographed by Marc Robin, this production will bring the Sparklejollytwinklejingley to Philadelphia audiences this holiday season. ELF began previews on November 5th, opens on November 13th and runs through January 5th on the WST Mainstage. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the National Tour of IRVING BERLIN's WHITE CHRISTMAS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2013

IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS tells the story of two showbiz buddies putting on a show in a picturesque Vermont inn, and finding their perfect mates in the bargain. Full of dancing, romance, laughter and some of the greatest songs ever written, including 'Count Your Blessings Instead of Sheep,' 'Happy Holiday,' 'Sisters,' 'Blue Skies,' and the unforgettable title song,IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS promises to be a merry and bright experience for the entire family! Check out a first look at the tour photos below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, Nov. 9 - Part 2 - Nick Spangler Gets Some Love Before Departing CINDERELLA; Plus NEWSIES, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA & More!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2013

Yesterday's photos included Nick Spangler taking on the role of 'Prince Topher' in Broadway's CINDERELLA prior to departing the production today, shots from NEWSIES, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, ROCK OF AGES and more! Plus, check out shots from the national tours of MAMMA MIA!, WHITE CHRISTMAS, and EVITA! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 11/10/2013
by BWW - Nov 10, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/10/2013 for New Jersey (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 11/10/2013
by BWW - Nov 10, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/10/2013 for Chicago (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Richmond - Week of 11/10/2013
by BWW - Nov 10, 2013

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Now Playing Onstage in Phoenix - Week of 11/10/2013
by BWW - Nov 10, 2013

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day 11/1- Beth Leavel
by - Nov 1, 2013

Happy Birthday, Beth Leavel! Beth received Tony, Drama Desk, NY Outer Critics Circle and L.A. Drama Critics Awards for her performance as the title character in The Drowsy Chaperone. Beth also received a Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle nomination for her role as Florence Greenberg in Baby It's You. She recently performed the roles of Sally Adams in Call Me Madam at Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma, M'Lynn in Steel Magnolias at the North Carolina Theatre and the much put upon maid, Berthe, in Boeing-Boeing at the Paper Mill Playhouse. Other Broadway roles Emily in Elf, Donna in Mamma Mia!, Frau Blucher in Young Frankenstein, Dorothy Brock in the revival of 42nd Street, Tess in the original company of Crazy For You, Mrs. Bixby in The Civil War,Ellie in Hal Prince's Showboat, and Anytime Annie (her Broadway debut) in 42nd Street. (more...)

PARFUMERIE Plays Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, 11/26-12/22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2013

The romantic comedy Parfumerie, adapted by E.P. Dowdall from the Hungarian playIllatszertar by Miklos Laszlo, will have a rare revival as the first theater production of the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts (Lou Moore, Executive Director), for a limited, 29 performance engagement November 26 to December 22. The production, directed by Mark Brokaw, who is currently represented on Broadway with Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella, centers on a romance that unfolds through love letters, a perfect homage to the historic Beverly Hills Post Office. (more...)

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