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BWW Morning Brief June 19th, 2017 - Angela Lansbury in THE CHALK GARDEN and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jun 19, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Angela Lansbury leads The Acting Company's benefit reading of THE CHALK GARDEN, and Rosie O'Donnell emcees a star-studded reading of HOLLYWOOD NURSES! (more...)

UG! COMEDY SHOW!! at The Mockingbird Announces 6/20 Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Todd Montesi & Richard James present awesome comics in front of a cool supportive crowd in the epicenter of hip NYC the East Village. (more...)

Ronald Rand to Host Panel for New Book 'CREATE' at Barnes & Noble
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

On July 12th, 6-7pm - International Goodwill Cultural Ambassador/performing artist Ronald Rand will be joined by legendary film star Brian Cox, stage and screen actress Nicole Ansari, one of America's greatest sculptors Carolyn D. Palmer, singer extraordinaire Julie Budd, Encompass New Opera Theatre artistic director Nancy Rhodes, Broadway and film director Michael Pressman, historian Louise Hirschfeld, and legendary portrait painter Everett Raymond Kinstler for an exciting panel discussion about creativity in film, theater, music and art at Barnes & Noble-Union Square, 33 East 17th Street, NYC. (more...)

Broadway Alum Tony Danza Returns to TV in Netflix Dramedy THE GOOD COP
by TV News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Netflix, the world's leading internet TV network, is bringing Tony Danza (Broadway's HONEYMOON IN VEGAS) back to series television for viewers around the world in THE GOOD COP, a new 10-episode, one-hour dramedy series. (more...)

BWW Picks for Best Cabaret Shows in NYC This Week, 6/19 to 6/25
by BWW Staff - Jun 19, 2017

Published every Monday, BroadwayWorld Cabaret writers will pick their top recommendations for shows throughout NYC during the upcoming week. (more...)

BWW Feature: The Luke Neuhedel Foundation presents a charity production of INTO THE WOODS
by Jaime Zahl - Jun 19, 2017

A group of Long Island performers and artists are performing for a good cause through June 30 in the Luke Neuhedel Foundation production of Stephen Sondheim's and James Lapine's classic 'Into the Woods.' (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Jim Brochu Returns With Drama Desk-Winning Mostel Tribute ZERO HOUR
by Michael Dale - Jun 19, 2017

When playwright/actor Jim Brochu was announced as the 2010 Drama Desk Outstanding Solo Performance Award winner for his loving tribute to the great Zero Mostel, ZERO HOUR, circumstances of the evening set up an opportunity for him to open his acceptance speech with an incredibly funny, totally filthy line involving something Mitzi Gaynor supposedly told him to do. (more...)

Amos Lee to Appear at Capitol Center this August
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

The Capitol Center for the Arts ("CCA") welcomes critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Amos Lee to its mainstage on Wednesday, August 2.  (more...)

Full Cast Announced for BY JEEVES at The Old Laundry Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

The Old Laundry Theatre has just announced the full cast, led by Bill Champion and Nadim Naaman, of the revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Alan Ayckbourn's light-hearted, fun musical BY JEEVES, opening on Friday 6 October - Saturday 4 November 2017 (Press Night: Monday 9 October 2017 at 7.30pm) and directed by Alan Ayckbourn. (more...)

Freema Agyeman, Desmond Barrit, and Joseph Millson Join Stockard Channing in APOLOGIA at Trafalgar Studios
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Further casting has been announced for Apologia, which will begin previews on 29th July at Trafalgar Studios. Freema Agyeman will join previously announced Tony and Emmy award winner Stockard Channing in a new production of Olivier Award winner Alexi Kaye Campbell's darkly funny and haunting play about family and its secrets, directed by the multi-award winning Jamie Lloyd. (more...)

Dandy Darkly Returns to NYC Queerly Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Dandy Darkly is New York City's cult, cabaret sensation. He is a masterful and mesmerizing storyteller who has astounded audiences at festivals and theaters on both sides of the Atlantic. (more...)

Outrage After a New Zealand Theatre Alters JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, Sir Tim Rice Responds
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2017

New Zealand's Artsplash Festival has found itself in a bit of trouble due to inexplicable artistic choices made in their production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. The Times of Israel reports that the company had replaced the word 'Israel' in 'Close Every Door' with the word 'kindness,' altering the lyric to 'children of kindness.' (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 18, 2017
by - Jun 18, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 18 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Hannah Fredericksen, Marney McQueen, and More Join Cast of DREAM LOVER - THE BOBBY DARIN MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2017

Producer John Frost today announced the casting of the principal roles in Melbourne's summer musical Dream Lover - The Bobby Darin Musical, which plays at Arts Centre Melbourne from December 29th for a strictly limited season. Joining David Campbell who plays Bobby Darin is Hannah Fredericksen playing Sandra Dee, Bobby Darin's wife. Starring alongside them will be Marina Prior, Marney McQueen, Rodney Dobson and Martin Crewes in the extraordinary story of the Grammy award-winning singer and Oscar nominated actor, Bobby Darin. (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 18
by Audition Roundup - Jun 18, 2017

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, June 18, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 18
by Audition Roundup - Jun 18, 2017

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, June 18, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)

Austin Pendleton to Speak at Playhouse Creatures Tennessee Williams Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2017

Legendary actor/director/teacher, Austin Pendleton will discuss his experiences acting in and directing Tennessee Williams' work. Pendleton is currently directing 'The Two-Character Play,' for Playhouse Creatures Theatre Company (previews begin June 29). (more...)

BWW Interview: ¬" People Behind the Curtain¬"- Steve Steiner of SURFLIGHT THEATRE
by Pati Buehler - Jun 18, 2017

Like the phoenix rising from the ashes, professional theatre is returning to Beach Haven and the community and tourists couldn't be happier! (more...)

Family Investment Center CEO Speaks Out on Impending Fiduciary Rule
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2017


Photo Flash: First Look at Robert Sean Leonard in The Old Globe's KING RICHARD II
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2017

The Old Globe presents the first offering in the 2017 Summer Shakespeare Festival: William Shakespeare's epic King Richard II, helmed by award-winning director Erica Schmidt (Off Broadway's A Month in the Country, All the Fine Boys, Humor Abuse) in her Globe debut. The play will run now through July 15, 2017, in the outdoor Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. Opening night is tomorrow, June 18, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at Robert Sean Leonard and the company in action below! (more...)

Casting Announced for ABT's Final Two Weeks at The Met
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2017

Casting for the seventh and eighth weeks of American Ballet Theatre's 2017 Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. (more...)

BWW Review: TROILUS AND CRESSIDA - Rarely Seen Shakespeare Brilliantly Presented
by Lynn Beaver - Jun 17, 2017

Something For Nothing Theatre Company has a reputation for performing little known Shakespearean works on a shoestring budget, this year it's TROILUS AND CRESSIDA, and it's brilliant. (more...)

The Bennet Academy of Performing Arts Presents THE KING OF THE RODEO
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2017

Inspired by the Biblical story of Joseph, we have Jake Jessup, The King of the Rodeo. Jake a gifted bull rider has to contend with three evil jealous sisters, a doting but demanding father, forbidden love with a Lakota girl and tries to hold on to the world he holds dear. It's a story of love, laughter, forgiveness, family and the age old battle between good and evil. Produced by Andrea Bennett, with original toe tapping music, written and composed by Nashard Gales and Kat Spina, will be hits for the audience. (more...)

Kevin Smith Begins Production of 'Killroy Was Here' with Ringling College
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2017

Ringling College of Art and Design today announced that Kevin Smith iconic filmmaker, author, actor and director of Clerks, Dogma, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back and recent horror films Red State and Tusk; has returned to Sarasota to shoot the first installment of his latest horror anthology film Killroy Was Here. This project is being done in partnership with Ringling College of Art and Design and Semkhor Productions, the executive producer. (more...)

BRAT Productions to present New Work at SoLow Fest
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

SoLow Festival is an annual event for solo performance held in Philadelphia, PA with the mission of inspiring individuals to make and produce art that would otherwise never be created. During the final weekend of the festival (June 22 - 25), two brand new works produced by BRAT Productions will be presented at Da Vinci Art Alliance (704 Catharine St.) - Jess Conda's Cinematic Human and James Haro's Post-April. All performances are Pay What You Can with suggested donations of $10/per show. Please visit for more details, showtimes, and to see the full SoLow Fest line up! (more...)

TheatreWorks Announces COME FROM AWAY Composers & More for 2017 New Works Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Continuing its commitment to developing new works, TheatreWorks Silicon Valley will gather playwrights and composers from across the nation for its 2017 New Works Festival at Palo Alto's Lucie Stern Theatre, where the public can attend performances, participate in a panel discussion with the artists, and share in the journey of developing new works for the American theatre. TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's Director of New Works Giovanna Sardelli has announced a stellar line-up which includes staged readings of two musicals, three plays, and other special events. (more...)

Summer Showcase Announced at Theatre Memphis
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Three Memphis Tenors… and a Baritone, a fun and original cabaret performance as part of a Summer Showcase, opens at Theatre Memphis in the Next Stage July 7 and runs through July 23, 2017. Featuring four Theatre Memphis mainstay performers, Philip Himebook, Charles McGowan, Joseph Lackie, and Charles "Chuck" Hodges, Theatre Memphis has created its very own version of the "The Three Tenors" but with a twist.  With favorites primarily from Broadway and opera, musical director Jeff Brewer has conceived an evening that will unite the best and brightest voices for the perfect summer offering. (more...)

BWW Review: THE BALLAD OF LITTLE JO at TRT is Enthralling Musical Theater
by Marina Kennedy - Jun 16, 2017

Two River Theater (TRT) is completing their successful season with a musical theater production that will surely be a hit with metro area audiences. The Ballad of Little Jo will be on the Red Bank stage through Sunday, June 25th. Directed by the theater's Artistic Director, John Dias, the show features a captivating story, excellent music, and an outstanding cast. (more...)

Emily Blunt to Host American Institute for Stuttering's 11th Annual FREEING VOICES CHANGING LIVES Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Actress Emily Blunt, longtime supporter and enthusiastic American Institute for Stuttering (AIS) board member, will host the 11th annual Freeing Voices Changing Lives Benefit Gala on June 26 to be held at Guastavino's in New York City.  (more...)

Andrea Bocelli - Landmarks Live in Concert Set for GREAT PERFORMANCE Special, 6/30
by TV News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Andrea Bocelli - Landmarks Live in Concert - A GREAT PERFORMANCES Special continues the new Landmarks arts strand on Friday, June 30 at 10 p.m. on PBS (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Full Company of GUYS AND DOLLS at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the full cast for Guys and Dolls, a musical fable of Broadway - learn more about the company here and scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast! (more...)

Photo Flash: THE RISE AND FALL OF LITTLE VOICE Opens at Stephen Joseph Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

One of the UK's best-loved plays, Jim Cartwright's The Rise and Fall of Little Voice, has opened the summer season at Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre. Check out photos from the show below! (more...)

Stars of CATS, PHANTOM & SCHOOL OF ROCK to Team for Mini Sing for Hope Piano Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Cast members from three of Andrew Lloyd Webber's smash hit Broadway shows will come together on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 12 PM in the Central Park Dairy (Mid-park between 64th and 65th Street) for a special public sing-along at their custom Sing for Hope Piano. (more...)

BAGHDADDY to Close Next Weekend Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

The well reviewed, NY Times Critic's Pick Baghdaddy by Marshall Pailet and A.D. Penedo returned to NYC on April 6, opening on Monday, May 1, 2017, will close as planned on June 25, 2017 at St. Luke's Theatre (308 West 46th Street). It will have played 16 previews and 38 regular performances. (more...)

THE NORMAL HEART, Larry Kramer's Acclaimed Drama Opens 6/30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

The City Theatre is excited to announce a special summer theatre event presentation of Larry Kramer's The Normal Heart. Described as "riveting theatre," this moving, funny, raw, and thought-provoking examination of the fight during the AIDS epidemic, is one of the most successful plays in modern American theatre and deserving of production in every community that believes in the power in and equality of all its citizens. The production runs June 30 - July 16. (more...)

Sir Tim Rice to Discuss Life and Career in Special Evening at the Union Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Celebrating the premiere of Blondel, multi award-winning composer Tim Rice is to take part in a special evening to talk about his life and career in the West End, on Broadway and Hollywood movies. (more...)

Photo Flash: PLANET CONNECTIONS THEATRE FESTIVITY 2017: 40 Plays in 28 Days Honoring 31 Charities
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Planet Connections changes the landscape of New York theatre this year. The award-winning Planet Connections Theatre Festivity runs June 12 - July 9, 2017 at The Clemente, 107 Suffolk Street, NYC. WWW.PLANETCONNECTIONS.ORG (more...)

Terence Archie, J. Bernard Calloway, Audrey Cardwell and Veronica J. Kuehn to Star in GUYS AND DOLLS at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the full cast for Guys and Dolls, a musical fable of Broadway. (more...)

Ciaran Sheehan and Sarah Muirhead to Headline SHOW BOAT at Reagle Music Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Broadway's "Phantom," Ciaran Sheehan, returns to Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston to take on the role of GAYLORD RAVENAL in Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II's 1927 masterpiece Show Boat. Running from July 6-16 for 8 performances only, Show Boat will also star Boston's own Sarah Oakes Muirhead (Sunday in the Park with George) as MAGNOLIA HAWKS.  (more...)

Photos: Curtain Call And Press Night Celebration Of McCoy-Rigby's MAN OF LA MANCHA At La Mirada Theatre
by Lily Lim - Jun 16, 2017

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & McCOY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT present the fifth show of its 2016-2017 season, Davis Gaines starring in his Ovation award-winning role as Don Quixote in MAN OF LA MANCHA, with book by Dale Wasserman, lyrics by Joe Darion, music by Mitch Leigh, musical direction by Jeff Rizzo, choreography by Patti Colombo and directed by Glenn Casale. MAN OF LA MANCHA will preview on Friday, June 2, 2017 (with a press opening on Saturday, June 3) and run through Sunday, June 25, 2017 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd in La Mirada.   (more...)

STYX 'The Mission' First Studio Album In 14 Years, Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

STYX's highly anticipated and critically acclaimed 16th studio album, THE MISSION, has officially launched into the sonic atmosphere around the world on the band's label, Alpha Dog 2T/UMe. (more...)

2017 Yale Institute for Music Theatre: Cast and Creative Team Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

The YALE INSTITUTE FOR MUSIC THEATRE (Mark Brokaw, Artistic Director) announces the creative teams and casting for the two original book musicals, COWBOY BOB, created by Molly Beach Murphy, Jeanna Phillips, and Annie Tippe, book by Molly Beach Murphy, music and lyrics by Jeanna Phillips; and GUMBO, music by Brett Macias and book and lyrics by Christina Quintana, conceived by Brett Macias and Christina Quintana, which are being developed in an intensive two-week summer lab at Yale School of Drama, June 13-24. Scott Frankel is the Artistic Advisor, and Catherine Sheehy is the resident Dramaturg for this year's Institute, which culminates with open rehearsal readings of each project, presented as part of New Haven's International Festival of Arts & Ideas on June 23 and 24. (more...)

BWW Review: EVITA at Theatre Frisco
by Kyle Christopher West - Jun 15, 2017

Whether or not you're a fan of Andrew Lloyd Webber, you likely know what to expect when approaching any of his famous musicals. From JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR to Joseph AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, his catalog is filled with wordy, pop-sounding scores that often offer a CliffsNotes version of the tales they are retelling. His demanding productions also require strong performers and creative visionaries to effectively communicate his material to the audience. Unfortunately, the black-box style EVITA offered at Frisco Theatre struggles to overcome the show's challenges, despite an earnest community theatre effort. (more...)

Danni Smith to Star in FUN HOME at Victory Gardens; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater begins its 43rd season with Fun Home, with music written by Jeanine Tesori, book and lyrics written by Lisa Kron and directed by Gary Griffin. (more...)

VIDEO: Hal Prince Chats with Andrew Lloyd Webber Live At the Other Palace!
by Stage Tube - Jun 15, 2017

Earlier this week, Live at The Other Palace streamed a conversation between Broadway legend Hal Prince and Andrew Lloyd Webber, who is currently represented by four shows on Broadway. Watch below as they chat about hits, flops, and everything Broadway! (more...)

Chicago Debuts of YANK! and PERFECT ARRANGEMENT Highlight Pride Films and Plays' 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Pride Films and Plays' 2017-18 season - its first full season in residence at the Pride Arts Center - will bring Chicago its first look at three plays that examine gay and lesbian lives in earlier decades of the 20th Century, according to Executive Director David Zak and Artistic Director Nelson Rodriguez. (more...)

Rocky Mountain Rep Seizes the Day with Disney's NEWSIES!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Join Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre as they take you back to the turn of the century with Disney's Newsies.  Opening Friday, June 16th and Saturday, June 17th at 8:00pm,  Newsies is a rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a ragged band of teenaged 'newsies'.  (more...)

Juilliard Breaks Ground in China, Releases Designs for The Tianjin Juilliard School
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

The Juilliard School broke ground today on its first overseas campus, The Tianjin Juilliard School, marking a significant milestone in the school's ongoing expansion into Asia. As part of the ceremony, Joseph W. Polisi, president of Juilliard; Alexander Brose, executive director and C.E.O. of The Tianjin Juilliard School; and Charles Renfro, Partner and architect at Diller Scofidio + Renfro, unveiled preliminary designs for the new facility. Diller Scofidio + Renfro is the same firm that oversaw the 2009 renovations of Juilliard's New York City campus and the redevelopment of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

North Carolina Theatre Conservatory presents OKLAHOMA!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

North Carolina Theatre Conservatory, NC Theatre's flagship training program offering professional instruction in acting, voice and dance for ages three to adult, is excited to bring to the stage their production of Oklahoma!, July 7-9, 2017, at the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in downtown Raleigh. The show will be produced by the students of NC Theatre Conservatory's Master Summer Theatre Arts School, NC Theatre's four-week summer camp with emphasis on pre-professional training of the highest caliber culminating in a full-scale musical production. Students range in age from middle school to rising college students. This production also features a "kids chorus" of elementary school aged children. (more...)

Lineup Announced for Samuel French's 42nd Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Samuel French's Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival, the nation's premier short play competition, announces this year's top 30 playwrights. Additionally, ticket sales open today for its 42nd Festival. (more...)

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