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Letting the Memory Live Again- How CATS Became a Phenomenon
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 31, 2016

The marquee in front of the Neil Simon Theatre encourages passersby to 'let the memory live again.' It's been almost thirty-four years since Grizabella, Mistoffelees and Rum Tum Tugger first bowed on Broadway, and now in 2016, the jellicles are back with a vengence. The impact that the show has had on audiences has been famously polarizing, and yet few other musicals in Broadway history have achieved greater success and notoriety than Cats. (more...)

Kyle Selig, Ron Bohmer, Kerry O'Malley and More to Look to the Stars in OCTOBER SKY at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team of the West Coast premiere of OCTOBER SKY, which will blast off the Globe's 2016-2017 Season with a tale of boys, rockets, and big dreams. (more...)

PETE 'N' KEELY to Open This August Saint Michael's Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

Producing Artistic Director Chuck Tobin today announced the August 3rd opening of the musical comedy Pete 'n' Keely, at Saint Michael's Playhouse (August 3 - 13).  (more...)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Powered by SeatGeek: July 28, 2016
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 28, 2016

Read on to catch up on this past week's trends: July 28- August 3, 2016. (more...)

Potter Parody PUFFS to Apparate Off-Broadway This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

Tilted Windmill Theatricals will present PUFFS or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic & Magic - the sold-out sensation running in New York since December 2015 - as it transfers Off-Broadway to The Elektra Theater (300 West 43rd Street). (more...)

Acclaimed Revival of Sondheim's INTO THE WOODS Announces National Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

Dates have been announced for a national tour of Fiasco Thater's acclaimed off- Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's INTO THE WOODS. (more...)

Photo Flash: New Parody Posters for freeFall's PIRATES OF PENZANCE (in Space!)
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

freeFall once again brings Gilbert and Sullivan to Tampa Bay audiences with a hilarious new adaptation of THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE opening August 6 and running through September 4. Penzance: the final frontier. These are the voyages of the Pirate ship Tarantula. BroadwayWorld has a look at two parody posters for the show below! (more...)

VIDEO: Broadway Heads To Philadelphia To Spread The Love At Democratic National Convention
by Michael Dale - Jul 27, 2016

Tonight's telecast of the Democratic National Convention will include a performance by dozens from Broadway. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of Music Circus' CABARET, Starring Robin De Jesus, Hunter Ryan Herdlicka and More!
by Stage Tube - Jul 27, 2016

The 66th Music Circus season continues with the multiple Tony Award-winning musical theatre classic CABARET. Performances began last night and will continue through Sunday, July 31 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Tickets on Sale Next Month for VTA's 2016-17 Season, Featuring KINKY BOOTS, Pink Martini and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Single tickets for the majority of Victoria Theatre Association's 2016-2017 presentations go on sale to the general public Tuesday, Aug. 9. (more...)

Fifth Wall Productions to Stage HYSTERICAL! at FringeNYC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Fifth Wall Productions is proud to present Hysterical! by Elenna Stauffer, making its world premiere at the Players' Club Theatre as part of the 2016 New York International Fringe Festival- Fringe NYC, a production of the Present Theatre Company. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Robin De Jesus, Kaleigh Cronin, Hunter Ryan Herdlicka and More in CABARET at Music Circus
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

The 66th Music Circus season continues with the multiple Tony Award-winning musical theatre classic CABARET. Performances began last night and will continue through Sunday, July 31 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion.  BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to Play Melbourne This December
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET is the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical inspired by the true story of the famous recording session that brought together icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for the first and only time for one incredible night. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at ON YOUR FEET!'s New 'Emilio' - Ektor Rivera!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Puerto Rican performer Ektor Rivera - winner of the Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony and Simon Fuller reality series 'Q'Viva! The Chosen' - recently made his Broadway debut as Emilio Estefan in ON YOUR FEET!, the new Broadway musical based on the life story of seven-time GRAMMY winning international superstar Gloria Estefan and her husband, 19-time GRAMMY winning producer-musician-entrepreneur Emilio Estefan. Rivera joins Theater World Award-winning Cuban-American actress Ana Villafañe as Gloria Estefan. BroadwayWorld has a first look at him in action below! (more...)

Australian Premiere for Perth - Clinton: The Musical
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Black Swan State Theatre Company presents in association with the Perth Theatre Trust the Australian premiere of Clinton: The Musical from Sat 27 August to Sunday 11 September 2016 in the Heath Ledger Theatre, State Theatre Centre of WA.  (more...)

Broadwaysted Drinks Cabernet in Sippy Cups with PARAMOUR's Ruby Lewis
by Broadwaysted - Jul 26, 2016

Eyes on the center ring for this week's episode of Broadwaysted with The Leading Lady of Cirque du Soleil's PARAMOUR-Ruby Lewis! Ruby pours some cabernet into her show sippy cup and spills about her 10-hour trip to Vegas, her journey with PARAMOUR from inception to Broadway, and her stressful childhood experience warming up for the Petite Miss Dance of America Competition. We play 'Dirty Hands on a Hardbody' and a new game called 'Is that a Cirque Title?' before we have a great round of Lights of Broadway Showcards Against Humanity (with a big shout out to Sydney Lucas!). (more...)

Tony Award Honored Entertainment Attorney Seth Gelblum Dies at 62
by Michael Dale - Aug 9, 2016

Gelblum was a Partner and Chair of the Theater department at Loeb & Loeb LLP, where he practiced in the live stage, motion picture, television and documentary film areas. (more...)

Matthew Scott Joins Broadway's AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

The Tony Award-winning An American in Paris welcomes Matthew Scott to the role of Adam Hochberg beginning tonight, Tuesday, August 9. (more...)

Denver Center for the Performing Arts Announces On-Sale Dates for 2016-17 Shows, Classes
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) announced today that tickets for the 2016/17 Broadway, Theatre Company, Cabaret and Off-Center shows as well as all Fall/Winter Education classes will be available to the general public Monday, August 15 at 10 a.m. (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 8/7/16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 8/7/2016. (more...)

What's Playing on Broadway: August 8-14, 2016
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 8, 2016

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for the week of August 8-14, 2016. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Jersey Meets Jellicle in This Doo-Wop Version of Memory
by Stage Tube - Aug 7, 2016

At this week's Saturday Night Scream, Jersey Boys and Jellicle Cats collided in a special Doo-Wop version of CATS' famous 11 o'clock number, 'Memory,' currently being belted eight times a week on Broadway by British singer, Leona Lewis. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 8/6-8/7/2016
by - Aug 7, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, August 7, 2016 - Sunday, August 7, 2016. (more...)

Jackie Chung and Raymond J. Lee to Star in TIGER STYLE! at La Jolla Playhouse; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2016

La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for its production of Tiger Style!, by La Jolla native Mike Lew, directed by Playhouse Associate Artistic Director Jaime Castañeda, running September 6 - October 2 (press opening: Wed, September 14 at 7:00pm) in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre. (more...)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Powered by SeatGeek: August 4, 2016
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 4, 2016

Read on to catch up on this past week's trends: July 29- August 4, 2016. (more...)

ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW Film Screening Party With Barry Bostwick Coming to Hanover Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the iconic film, actor Barry Bostwick is heading to The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts on Friday, October 28 at 7:30 p.m. to present The 40th Anniversary ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW Film Screening Party. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: BROADWAY'S BACKBONE with KINKY BOOTS' Nathan Peck
by Broadway's Backbone - Aug 3, 2016

Kinky Boots' Nathan Peck gives an honest take on the reality of aging as a dancer, the toll injuries take on the mind (not just the body), and the sadness one feels when one just cant do what he used to. That being said, Nathan is embracing becoming a character man, loves choreography as just acting with movement, is just a natural comedian, and can still kick 171 degrees. (loosing the 19 degrees is only noticeable to him) (more...)

BWW Preview: Fall 2016 Cleveland Theater Calendar
by Roy Berko - Aug 3, 2016

Soon, the leaves will start to turn and many local theatres will be lifting their curtains to welcome a new season. Here's a list of some of the offerings of local theatres through the fall season. SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL THEATRES! (more...)

BWW Interview: Lewis Griffiths On Playing Johnny In DIRTY DANCING
by Marianka Swain - Aug 3, 2016

Lewis Griffiths' numerous credits include tours of Jersey Boys, Legally Blonde and Ghost - The Musical and Priscilla Queen of the Desert in the West End. He's now taking on the iconic role of Johnny Castle in Dirty Dancing, which begins a UK tour from this month. (more...)

Arizona Musicfest Launches Inaugural Fall Fest to Kicks Off 26th Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

?Arizona Musicfest kicks off its second quarter century presenting wide-ranging musical artists with the first-ever Fall Fest, a four-concert schedule featuring Melissa Manchester, Musicfest competition and scholarship winners, two of America's hottest bluegrass bands and The Midtown Men: The Original Cast of Broadway's Jersey's Boys, from Oct. 28 through Nov. 7 in Scottsdale. (more...)

CHICK FLICK THE MUSICAL to Premiere This Fall in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

Grab your friends and head out for an evening of humor, heart, and harmony as Chick Flick the Musical comes to The Royal George Theatre Cabaret, 1641 N. Halsted Street in Chicago. This uniquely female-positive new musical begins previews November 1, and opens November 10 for an open run. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Next Month for Broadway at the National's 2016-17 Season with FUN HOME & More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

Tickets for the Broadway at the National 2016-17 season go on sale Friday, September 16 at 10 a.m. (more...)

VIDEO: Four Seasons Meets Nine Lives as CATS Serenades JERSEY BOYS
by Michael Dale - Aug 15, 2016

After Jersey Boys welcomed their new neighbors with a Doo-Wop arrangement of 'Memory,' the Nine Lives set returned the favor. (more...)

Lyric Stage Announces Cast, Creative Team for COMPANY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston announces the cast & creative team for COMPANY, with Music and Lyrics by STEPHEN SONDHEIM and Book by GEORGE FURTH. Directed by Spiro Veloudos with music director Catherine Stornetta and choreography & musical staging by Rachel Bertone, COMPANY will run September 2 - October 9, 2016. (more...)

LADIES IN BLACK Returns with National Tour in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

?Queensland Theatre Company has announced that the critically acclaimed, smash hit and Helpmann-Award winning musical Ladies in Black will tour nationally in early 2017, opening in Sydney on January 3 for its premiere season in the city in which the story is based. The show will then return for an encore season to Brisbane from January 28, before another encore season in Melbourne from February 25, and to Canberra from March 27. (more...)

VIDEO: ON YOUR FEET!'s Child Wrangler Felicia Velasco Takes Us Through Her Nightly Routine
by Michael Dale - Aug 15, 2016

This is Velasco's eleventh show taking care of Broadway's smallest stars. (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 8/14/16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 8/14/2016. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 8/15
by - Aug 15, 2016

Welcome to this week's edition of our new WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for the week ending 8/14/2016. (more...)

Tickets on Sale This Weekend for Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2016

Individual tickets to all concerts in the 2016-17 Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra season will be available on Saturday, Aug. 13. After a well-received summer season, the BPO is looking forward to a regular season full of highlights. (more...)

BWW Contest: Win a Table for Two at SHOWBIZ AFTER HOURS with Nikki M. James, Max Von Essen, and Laura Michelle Kelly.
by BWW Contests - Aug 12, 2016

BroadwayWorld is giving you and a friend a chance to go to SHOWBIZ AFTER HOURS at Birdland Jazz Club Monday night! (August 15th, 2016). The winners will be comped a table for the event. There is a $10 food/drink minimum per person. (more...)

Jeremy Jordan, Melissa Benoist & More Set for SUPERGIRL Musical Episode!
by TV News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

SUPERGIRL, which recently made the transfer from CBS to The CW, and THE FLASH will team up for a two-part musical episode airing during the second half of the 2016-17 TV season (more...)

CMTF: 14 New Works, So Who is the Next HAMILTON?
by Misha Davenport - Aug 11, 2016

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EDINBURGH 2016 - BWW Review: FOREVER PLAID, theSpace @ Symposium Hall, 10 August
by Amy Hanson - Aug 10, 2016

Four young singers in an American close harmony group - the eponymous Plaids - were killed in a car accident just as their careers were taking off, and as their style of music was about to give way to the British Invasion of the Beatles.  The quartet are given the chance to return to earth for one night only to give the concert they never got a chance to perform.  This is the idea behind Forever Plaid, a musical revue that premiered off-Broadway in the late eighties, and which now comes to Edinburgh. (more...)

Dennis Andres, Morris Performing Arts Center Director, to Retire
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

Dennis J. Andres will retire at the end of the day Friday after 16 years as Executive Director of the Morris Performing Arts Center. Mayor Buttigieg and other leaders will gather in the lobby of the Morris to celebrate Mr. Andres' distinguished career from 4 pm to 7 pm on Friday. (more...)

KIDS WEEK Begins Today And Extends Booking To 7 September 2016
by Edward Baker - Aug 1, 2016

The annual London theatre initiative KIDS WEEK began today and announced it would be extending until 7 September 2016 to mark the end of school summer holidays. With over 55,000 tickets available, you can book free tickets for London's biggest shows including, The Railway Children, Jersey Boys and Wicked. (more...)

Ryan Molloy, Cassie Compton, Greg Oliver and Jack Donnelly Star in the World Premiere of 27
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

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What's Playing on Broadway: August 1-7, 2016
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 1, 2016

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for the week of August 1-7, 2016. (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 7/31/16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 7/31/2016. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 8/1
by - Aug 1, 2016

Welcome to this week's edition of our new WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for the week ending 7/31/2016. (more...)

MOVING IN, MOVING OUT: Broadway's Monthly Real Estate Report - August 2016
by Michael Dale - Aug 1, 2016

A complete rundown of when productions are closing and when new ones are coming in. (more...)

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