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Official: Long May He Reign! Brian d'Arcy James Will Rejoin HAMILTON in April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

The musical HAMILTON's very first King George III, three-time Tony nominee Brian d'Arcy James, returns to the role for a limited engagement on Broadway starting April 14, it has been announced by HAMILTON producer Jeffrey Seller. Mr. James created the role of King George when HAMILTON debuted at the Public Theater in 2015. (more...)

Full Cast and Creative Team Announced for the World Premiere of THE BRAILLE LEGACY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Final casting has been announced today for the world premiere of a major new musical, "The Braille Legacy", the thrilling, true, inspirational and epic story of Louis Braille, a young blind boy who wanted the same chance in life as those who see and ended up improving the lives of millions of blind people around the world. (more...)

He'll Be Back! Brian d'Arcy James Will Return to Broadway's HAMILTON
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

According to Deadline Hollywood, Brian d'Arcy James will be joining the Broadway company of HAMILTON as King George, the role he originated but never got to play on Broadway due to conflicts with SOMETHING ROTTEN.  (more...)

MCGUIRE Returns for Limited Engagement Starring Anthony Crivello
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

On the heels of a sold-out 8 week run that had critics raving, Milwaukee Repertory Theater's McGuire starring Tony Award winner and Marquette Alum Anthony Crivello will return to the Stackner Cabaret for a limited engagement this June 1-18, 2017. Written by Emmy-winning and Hall of Fame sports broadcaster Dick Enberg, McGuire celebrates the local legend Marquette University's basketball coach Al McGuire in a newly expanded one-man show. (more...)

BWW Interview: Liam Tobin and the Cast of BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Open at the Saenger Theatre
by Heidi Scheuermann - Mar 7, 2017

Tonight at the Saenger Theatre we will be treated to a week long stay of recent Broadway hit BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL. Lots of us know Carole King's music, but how many of us know how she became the musical legend that she is today? This show takes us through her young life as a budding artist, and all of the trials and tribulations she faces as she finds her way in the music world. This is not one to miss, folks! (more...)

CAGNEY to Conclude its Celebrated Run this May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Cagney, the hit musical about Hollywood's tough guy in tap shoes,will conclude its celebrated run atThe Westside Theatre on Sunday, May 28, 2017. Cagney began performances at The Westside Theatre March 16, 2016, prior to an official opening on April 3, 2016. When Cagney takes its final curtain call at The Westside Theatre, the production will have played a total of 502 performances (including 21 previews).   (more...)

Linda Speir Leads DADDY'S DYIN' Cast at The Keeton Theatre
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 6, 2017

Veteran Nashville actress Linda Speir will make her Larry Keeton Theatre debut as the matriarch in Del Shores' Daddy's Dyin'…Who's Got the Will, the next production on the stage of the Donelson theater, running April 20-May 6. (more...)

Where Are They Now? KATIE CALLAWAY
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 31, 2017

Katie Callaway is the real deal. She's passionate about her pursuit of art - as an actress in Nashville she made a name for herself on local stages and now that she's living in Los Angeles, she's becoming a much sought-after name for film and TV projects - but she's just as serious about, as corny as it may sound, just being a good human being. (more...)

Community College of Baltimore County Announces April Events
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Community College of Baltimore County presents an array of programs and events this April. The community is encouraged to help us celebration our 60th anniversary at our annual gala, titled"Rock & Roll and Remember - Celebrating 60 years." The gala will be held 7-11:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 22, at Martin's West. For tickets and information, visit www.ccbcmd.edu/gala or contact Michele Connelly atfoundation@ccbcmd.edu or 443-840-3270. (more...)

Further Venues Announced For SHREK THE MUSICAL UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Producers have today announced further venues for the 2017/18 tour of Shrek the Musical, with new dates in Sheffield, Cardiff, Woking, Liverpool, Canterbury, Milton Keynes, Bristol, Llandudno and Leeds. Priority booking opens from 10am on Thursday 30 March, with general on-sale on Monday 10 April. (more...)

SHREK THE MUSICAL Returns to The Bristol Hippodrome
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Producers of Shrek the Musical® are delighted to announce that, following the unprecedented success of the first ever UK and Ireland Tour, the larger-than-life production will be returning to The Bristol Hippodrome from Wednesday 8 to Sunday 19 August 2018. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 30, 2017
by - Mar 30, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 30 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW Feature: WHAT MAKES A HERO? What Makes A Villain?
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Mar 3, 2017

Villain or hero, you're always the victor when it comes to seeing things through your own eyes. That's why so many villains have depth. That's why so many people want to read about villains these days. They don't want to watch the movies and TV shows of old where villains are static characters. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 29, 2017
by - Mar 29, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 29 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Breaking News: Bianca Marroquin, Constantine Maroulis, Beth Malone, John Tartaglia & More Join the Muny's 99th Season!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

The Muny announced today 21 principal cast members for its 99th season. Full company casting will be announced throughout April. The 2017 Muny season opens with Jesus Christ Superstar followed by Disney's The Little Mermaid and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. The season continues with the premiere of All Shook Up! and a newly re- envisioned The Unsinkable Molly Brown. Season 99 closes with A Chorus Line and the much- anticipated Muny debut of Newsies. (more...)

Rachel Resheff Joins Cast of Live Action Fairy Tale Musical THE TWELVE DANCING PRINCESSES
by Movies News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Broadway sweetheart, Rachel Resheff, joins the cast of live action fairy tale musical, THE TWELVE DANCING PRINCESSES! (more...)

A LITTLE NEW MUSIC to Feature Broadway and Local Talent in Spring Lineup at Catalina Jazz Club
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

A LITTLE NEW MUSIC returns to the historic Catalina Jazz Club with its 14th presentation of original musical theater material in a classic cabaret setting.  Join us as we premiere songs from the far corners of the country and beyond.  Discover your new favorite musical theater songs, before they become the stuff of Broadway legend!   (more...)

High School Productions of THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM, LES MISERABLES, BIG FISH Among Nominees for 2017 Shuler Hensley Awards; Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Today, ArtsBridge announced the nominees for the 9th Annual Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards - Shuler Hensley Awards - in a live-streaming broadcast on GPB.org. (more...)

2017 Nominees Announced for Shuler Hensley Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Today ArtsBridge announced the nominees for the 9th Annual Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards - Shuler Hensley Awards - in a live streaming broadcast on GPB.org. 35 public and private schools from throughout the state were nominated in 17 categories. The awards show is the culmination of a year-long professional development program, and will showcase the next generation of Georgia's musical theatre talent. Presented by the Georgia Lottery, the awards show will air on Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB) over its nine-station statewide television network live from Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre on April 20, 2017 from 7-9 pm. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 27, 2017
by - Mar 27, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 27 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 26, 2017
by - Mar 26, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 26 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Steel Beam Theatre Announces Casting for RUTHLESS THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2017

What do you get when you combine the story-lines of hit Broadway musicals, like Gypsy and Mame, and movies such as The Bad Seed and All About Eve? You get a totally hilarious take on stage mothers and their beautiful- but poisonous- offspring. A campy cult favorite Ruthless! is a don't miss, 90 minute hilarious musical comedy romp through the world of Broadway, child acting, parenthood, and unbridled ambition. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/25/2017
by - Mar 25, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 3/25/2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Theatre Group at SBCC presents RABBIT HOLE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

The Theatre Group at SBCC will present RABBIT HOLE, David Lindsay-Abaire's touching play, as the final play in the 16/17 season.  Directed by Katie Laris, performances will be April 12-29 in the intimate Jurkowitz Theatre. (more...)

Orlando Shakespeare Theater Celebrates the Color Pink with Their Production of PINKALICIOUS: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Orlando Shakespeare Theater (Orlando Shakes) in Partnership with UCF presents Pinkalicious, The Musical, script by Elizabeth and Victoria Kann with additional lyrics and music by John Gregor. Based on the New York Times Bestselling children's book series by Elizabeth and Victoria Kann, the Children's Series musical production runs from April 6 - May 6, 2017 in the Margeson Theater. Tickets ($9 - $18) can be purchased by calling (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, online at www.orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 E. Rollins St.). (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Full Cast of THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Producer Jamie Hendry announced this morning that Denise Welch, Gary Wilmot, Craig Mather and Simon Lipkin will join Rufus Hound and Neil McDermott in the major new musical THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS, which will open at the world-famous London Palladium. Scroll down for photos of the cast! (more...)


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BWW Preview: SHREK: O MUSICAL Returns to Sao Paulo For a New Season
by Claudio Erlichman - Mar 22, 2017

Shrek the Musical has a new production in Sao Paulo, with season from March 12, in Clube A Hebraica. It is a production of A Hebraica Sao Paulo, in a partnership between Teatro da Juventude and TeenBroadway, with artistic direction by Marcelo Klabin and supervision by Maiza Tempesta, and brings together more than 40 people on stage. (more...)

Joe Cassidy and Constantine Maroulis to Lead Gopnik & Shire's New Musical 'THE MOST BEAUTIFUL ROOM' at Long Wharf Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Long Wharf Theatre, under the director of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, presents the world premiere of The Most Beautiful Room in New York, a new musical with book and lyrics by Adam Gopnik and music by David Shire, directed by Edelstein. (more...)

Columbus Children's Theatre Launches Advanced Performance Academy
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Columbus Children's Theatre announces the launch of its Advanced Performance Academy for stage-bound students. (more...)

SHREK THE MUSICAL, JR. Brings 'Big, Bright, Beautiful World' J's Performing Arts Space
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

The fairy tale misfit adventure, Shrek the Musical Jr., comes to life on the Dallas stage with The J's Performing Arts Space (JPAS) productions of the of the adaptation of the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film. Shrek the Musical Jr. is comprised of two casts with actors ages 6 to 18. The Green Cast performs Thursday, March 23 at 7 p.m. andSunday, March 26 at 2 and 7 p.m.; the Blue Cast performs Thursday, March 30 at 7 p.m.; Saturday, April 1 at 8 p.m. and onSunday, April 2 at 2 p.m. All performances will take place in The J's Zale Auditorium at 7900 Northaven Road in Dallas. Attendees are encouraged to get involved in the show by dressing as their favorite fairytale character and purchasing a prop bag for audience interaction. Tickets are $18 for adults and $12 for children and seniors in advance. Tickets can be purchased online. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for 104th Annual Mountain Play: Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Casting is complete for the Mountain Play's production of Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, which will enchant the San Francisco Bay Area this May. Beauty and the Beast will take place every Sunday fromMay 21 to June 18, 2017. www.MountainPlay.org (more...)

Daniel Breaker Will Be Next 'Aaron Burr' in Chicago's HAMILTON
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Producer Jeffrey Seller has announced Tony Award nominee Daniel Breaker will join the Chicago company of Hamilton as Aaron Burr. He will begin performances on Tuesday, April 11 at The PrivateBank Theatre in Chicago. (more...)

FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE to Play Black Repertory Theatre of Kansas City This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Five Guys Named Moe, a musical by Clarke Peters featuring Louis Jordan's greatest hits, will be directed by Damron Russel Armstrong at The Black Repertory Theatre of Kansas this spring. (more...)

Camp Broadway Teams with Broadway Green Alliance to Show Theatre Kids How to Be Green
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Camp Broadway LLC, Broadway's original summer camp, has partnered with The Broadway Green Alliance to promote easy ways to be green to theatre-loving kids across the country. The Broadway Green Alliance is a theatre industry-wide initiative that educates, motivates, and inspires professional practitioners and performing arts patrons to adopt environmentally friendlier practices. (more...)

Kids Will Dream Big with SKIPPYJON JONES at Walnut Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Get ready for musical adventure at WST for Kids as Skippyjon Jones follows his dreams center stage. This lively Siamese kitten, whose ears are big and whose dreams are bigger, will capture the hearts of kids and their grown-up friends in an hour-long musical about the power of imagination. Skippyjon Jones runs from March 31 to April 22 at Walnut Street Theatre. (more...)

CAGNEY Goes on Tonight, Offers $25 Rush Tickets
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Outside there is snow, but on with the show! Now is the time to grab your tickets to see hit musical Cagney. $25 rush tickets are available for tonight's performance, Tuesday, March 14, at 7PM. (more...)


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New Musical '13 ALABAMA GHOSTS' Gets Reading in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

On Monday, March 27, 2017 at 5 p.m., Open Doors Productions & Theatricals will present an industry reading of 13 Alabama Ghosts and Jeffrey, the Musical - a ghostly original Off-Broadway-bound musical that was originally built to be like the blockbuster musicals harking back to the days of Zeigfeld - with book by Alabama playwright and actor Don Everett Garrett and music by Kevin Francis Finn. (more...)

Seacoast Rep's VIOLET - A Musical Journey of Self Discovery Through the American South
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

The Seacoast Repertory Theatre will take its audiences on a musical pilgrimage through the American South in Violet, the award-winning story of a young woman's search for healing on a bus trip that takes her to places she didn't expect. (more...)

Believe All 'Ogre' Again! SHREK THE MUSICAL Announces New Nationwide Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Producers of Shrek the Musical are delighted to announce that, following the unprecedented success of the first ever UK and Ireland Tour, the larger-than-life production will be returning to a swamp near you. (more...)

Fulton Theatre Opens the Topical and Pulitzer Prize-Winning DISGRACED
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre continues its 2016/2017 Ellen Arnold Groff Studio Series with the gripping Disgraced in the Tell Studio Theatre. The Ayad Akhtar drama runs through March 12 with #FridayNightConversations after each Friday Night performance. (more...)

Principal Cast Announced for European Premiere of WORKING
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

???????Gillian Bevan, Dean Chisnall, Krysten Cummings, Siubhan Harrison, Peter Polycarpou and Liam Tamne will lead the cast of the European Premiere of WORKING. (more...)

Photo Flash: CAGNEY, THE MUSICAL Company Toasts to One Year Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

The company of Cagney, the hit musical about Hollywood's tough guy in tap shoes, celebrated one year of performances at The Westside Theatre with a champagne toast onstage, last night, April 4. Scroll down for photos from the festivities! (more...)

BWW CT Top Theater Picks for April 2017
by Lauren Yarger - Apr 5, 2017

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Tony Winners Tapped for THE SILK CRANE Creative Team Aboard Princess Cruises
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Princess Cruises and Oscar, Grammy and Tony award-winning composer Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, Godspell) today announced the creative team for the third show in its exclusive partnership, The Silk Crane.  (more...)

Connecticut Repertory Theatre presents SHREK THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) will stage "Shrek the Musical"  to close out the 2016-2017 season. Margarett Perry will direct. Performances will be held in the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre from April 20th through April 30th, 2017. For tickets and information please visit crt.uconn.edu or call (860) 486-2113. (more...)

CAGNEY Marks One Year Off-Broadway This Week; Broadway Run in the Works
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

The company of Cagney, the hit musical about Hollywood's tough guy in tap shoes, will celebrate one year of performances at The Westside Theatre on Tuesday, April 4. (more...)

Marlowe Theatre's Latest Season to Feature THE BAND, SHREK THE MUSICAL, and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

A NEW season of shows has been unveiled by The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury. Highlights include The Band, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, and the return of Shrek the Musical. (more...)

THE BAND, BEAUTIFUL and SHREK to Hit The Marlowe Theatre in 2018
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

A new season of shows has been unveiled by The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury. Highlights include The Band, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, and the return of Shrek the Musical.  (more...)

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