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Ivoryton Playhouse Presents Staged Reading of THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

The Ivoryton Players, a drama club for adults, will present a staged reading of George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart's The Man Who Came to Dinner, on Saturday, November 21st at 7pm at the Ivoryton Playhouse. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Roundabout's THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER Benefit Reading, Starring Nathan Lane & Jean Smart
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2015

Roundabout Theatre Company has confirmed complete casting for the 50th Anniversary Season Benefit Reading of The Man Who Came to Dinner by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart starring Nathan Lane. Joining the celebrated cast are Austin Durant ('Expressman, Technician, Police Officer'), Peter Kim ('Sandy'), Mark Linn-Baker ('Dr. Bradley'), Ned Noyes ('Michaelson/Westcott/Expressman'), Harrison Unger ('Stage Directions'), Richard Poe ('Mr. Stanley'), Lee Wilkof ('Banjo') and Mary Louise Wilson ('Harriet Stanley'). Roundabout's Associate Artistic Director Scott Ellis will direct this one-night only reading. (more...)

STEVE ROSS ON BROADWAY Set for Lang Recital Hall Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2015

The Ziegfeld Society will present cabaret legend Steve Ross in his acclaimed show STEVE ROSS ON BROADWAY, with special guest star Carole Demas, tonight, November 21st, 2015. The event will take place at Lang Recital Hall, Hunter College (68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenue). (more...)

Billie Joe Armstrong's THESE PAPER BULLETS Begins Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2015

The New York premiere of Pulitzer Prize finalist and Emmy Award nominated writer Rolin Jones and Tony Award nominee and Grammy Award winning Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong's new play with music THESE PAPER BULLETS!, directed by Jackson Gay, begins tonight, November 20, at Atlantic Theater Company. (more...)

BILLY ELLIOT, ACT ONE, Chita Rivera & More Set for PBS This Fall!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2015

PBS President Paula Kerger announced at the Television Critics Association Press Tour the full lineup and airdates of PBS' annual arts programming showcase. (more...)

Upcoming Auditions in Nashville 11/18/15
by Jeffrey Ellis - Nov 18, 2015

Directors and producers in the Nashville region are seeking actors for upcoming productions of The Larry Keeton Theatre's upcoming production of Sunset Boulevard, Pull-Tight Theatre's production of Osborne and Eppler's Southern Fried Funeral  and Robertson County Players' The Man Who Came to Dinner - and there are upcoming national auditions for the tour of Newsies, set for Nashville on December 11. We've gathered the details together here to make your planning easier. So now you have no excuse: go follow your dream! (more...)

STEVE ROSS ON BROADWAY Set for Lang Recital Hall, 11/21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2015

The Ziegfeld Society will present cabaret legend Steve Ross in his acclaimed show STEVE ROSS ON BROADWAY, with special guest star Carole Demas, on Saturday, November 21st, 2015. The event will take place at Lang Recital Hall, Hunter College (68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenue), and tickets for the 3:30pm performance are now on sale. (more...)

BILLY ELLIOT, ACT ONE, Chita Rivera & More Set for PBS This Fall!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2015

PBS President Paula Kerger announced at the Television Critics Association Press Tour the full lineup and airdates of PBS' annual arts programming showcase. (more...)

Lisa Kron's WELL, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR & More Set for Bristol Riverside Theatre's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

Bristol Riverside Theatre celebrates its 30th Anniversary with a classic, a murder mystery, two musicals, and a heartfelt comedic family tale. (more...)

Nashville's Theater Calendar 3/7/16
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 7, 2016

Sometimes it seems there is so much theater happening that it's difficult to keep track of it all. From personal experience, despite all the datebooks, smart phones, tablets, desktop computers and laptops...it's hard to keep everything straight in this wacky business of the show. (more...)

Breaking News: Extra! Nathan Lane and John Slattery to Headline THE FRONT PAGE Broadway Revival; Jack O'Brien to Direct!
by Jessica Khan - Mar 28, 2016

We've got some headline news this evening! 'Front page' news, even. According to the Chicago Tribune, Broadway veteran Nathan Lane and MAD MEN star John Slattery have signed on to lead a new Broadway revival of Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's play THE FRONT PAGE this fall. (more...)

THE SWEET POTATO QUEENS Musical Begins Tonight at TUTS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

TUTS Underground presents the world premiere of THE SWEET POTATO QUEENS, beginning tonight, March 17, in Houston. (more...)

Dear Friends! Meet the Full Cast of SHE LOVES ME, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Mar 17, 2016

Laura Benanti (Amalia), Zachary Levi (Georg), Gavin Creel (Kodaly), Michael McGrath (Sipos), Jane Krakowski (Ilona) and Byron Jennings (Maraczek) star in Roundabout's new Broadway production of SHE LOVES ME, directed by Scott Ellis, choreographed by Warren Carlyle with musical direction by Paul Gemignani. SHE LOVES ME officially opens tonight, March 17, 2016, and runs through July 10, 2016 at Studio 54 on Broadway. Scroll down to learn more about the company and watch interviews with the cast! (more...)

Good Theater to Present James Lapine's ACT ONE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

Good Theater the professional theater company in residence at the St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress Street, Portland will close its 14th season with the regional theater premiere of ACT ONE by James Lapine from the autobiography by Moss Hart.  Good Theater is the first company to do Act One since its Broadway debut in 2014.  The production opens April 6 and runs through May 1.  Tickets are available by calling the Good Theater box office at 207-885-5883 or going to the company's website www.goodtheater.com  where tickets may be purchased on line. (more...)

Nashville's Theater Calendar 3/14/16
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 14, 2016

Sometimes it seems there is so much theater happening that it's difficult to keep track of it all. From personal experience, despite all the notebooks, datebooks, smart phones, tablets, desktop computers and laptops...it's hard to keep everything straight in this wacky business of the show. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 1/8/2016 - Bowie's BLACKSTAR, McDonald & Mitchell at the White House & More!
by Jessica Khan - Jan 8, 2016

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: Audra McDonald and Brian Stokes Mitchell appear IN PERFORMANCE AT THE WHITE HOUSE tonight, ALADDIN and THE LION KING appear on this morning's GMA! (more...)

Good Theater Announces Received Grants
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

Good Theater the professional theater company in residence at the St. Lawrence Arts Center has received two grants for their upcoming production of ACT ONE.  The grants received are from the Maine Community Foundation Theater Fund and from the Davis Family Foundation. (more...)

Bergen County Players' LEADING LADIES to Run 2/13-3/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

Bergen County Players continues its 83rd season with Ken Ludwig's hysterical comedy, Leading Ladies. Opening February 13, 2016, the high-heeled hilarity will run through March 5, 2016 at the Little Firehouse Theatre, 298 Kinderkamack Road in Oradell. Leading Ladies is helmed by veteran director Lynne Lupfer of Tenafly. Those who bring their 'leading lady' to Leading Ladies over the Valentine's Day Weekend (February 13th or 14th) will get the second ticket for free! (more...)

Theatr Clwyd Announces Full Cast of CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

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Wow, Wow, Wow Fellas! Meet the Creative Team of Broadway-Bound HELLO, DOLLY!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

As BroadwayWorld reported this morning, Bette Midler will indeed return to Broadway in one of the most cherished shows in musical theater history when she takes on the role of Dolly Gallagher Levi in Michael Stewart's (book) and Jerry Herman's (music and lyrics) masterpiece, Hello, Dolly!. Directed by four-time Tony Award® winner Jerry Zaks, Hello, Dolly! will begin performances on Broadway on March 13, 2017, with an official opening night of April 20, 2017. Rehearsals begin one year from today. This new production of Hello, Dolly!, the first new production of this classic musical to appear on Broadway since it opened more than fifty years ago, will have at its helm Jerry Zaks as its director, and will feature choreography by Tony Award-winner Warren Carlyle. The new Dolly! will pay tribute to the original work of legendary director/choreographer Gower Champion, which has been hailed both then and now as one of the greatest stagings in musical theater history. Below, reacquaint yourself with the creative team, old and new! (more...)

Nashville Theater Calendar 2/8/16
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 8, 2016

Sometimes it seems there is so much theater happening that it's difficult to keep track of it all. From personal experience, despite all the datebooks, smart phones, tablets, desktop computers and laptops...it's hard to keep everything straight in this wacky business of the show. (more...)

'Beauty & the Beast's Dan Stevens to Star in FX Pilot LEGION
by TV News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

Dan Stevens will take on the role of the leading man in FX's upcoming pilot LEGION. The 'Downton Abbey' star will appear alongside Aubrey Plaza, Rachel Keller and Jean Smart (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 2/3/2016 - Alice & Emily Reunite, Nathan Lane and More!
by Jessica Khan - Feb 3, 2016

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: THE WEDGE HORSE opens off-Broadway and SIDE SHOW stars Alice Ripley and Emily Skinner reunite in concert this evening! (more...)

Susan Koozin, Kathryn Porterfield and More to Lead THE SWEET POTATO QUEENS at TUTS; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

TUTS Underground just announced the full cast for the world premiere of THE SWEET POTATO QUEENS, beginning next month in Houston. (more...)

Nashville's Theater Calendar 2/29/16
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 29, 2016

Sometimes it seems there is so much theater happening that it's difficult to keep track of it all. From personal experience, despite all the datebooks, smart phones, tablets, desktop computers and laptops...it's hard to keep everything straight in this wacky business of the show. (more...)

Rashidra Scott, David Harris and Stephen DeRosa to Star in ANYTHING GOES at Goodspeed Musicals; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2016

All aboard! Goodspeed Musicals kicks off its 2016 season at The Goodspeed with the Broadway hit ANYTHING GOES, and the company just announced a star-packed cast. (more...)

Steppenwolf Adds CONSTELLATIONS to 2016-17 Season; Jon Michael Hill to Star
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2016

Steppenwolf Theatre Company has announced the addition of Constellations by Nick Payne to this summer's lineup. Directed by Steppenwolf Artistic Producer Jonathan Berry, the Chicago premiere production features ensemble member Jon Michael Hill as 'Roland' (CBS's Elementary, Steppenwolf's Superior Donuts). Casting for the role of 'Marianne' will be announced at a later date. Constellations debuted in London at the Royal Court to critical acclaim before moving on to successful runs in both The West End and on Broadway. Previews begin May 26, 2016 (Press/Opening night is Wednesday, June 1 at 7:30pm) and the production runs through July 3, 2016 in Steppenwolf's Upstairs Theatre, 1650 N Halsted St. Tickets ($20 - $89) go on sale Friday, March 18 at 11am through Audience Services (1650 N Halsted), 312-335-1650 and steppenwolf.org. (more...)

CABARET Begins Tonight at the Marcus Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

As part of their 50th Anniversary Season, the critically acclaimed and award-winning Roundabout Theatre Company is proud to present, direct from Broadway, the national tour of SAM MENDES (Skyfall, American Beauty) and ROB MARSHALL's (Into the Woodsand Chicago, the films) Tony Award-winning production of CABARET, playing this weekend, February 23-28 at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts as part of the Associated Bank Broadway at the Marcus Center and Broadway Across America-Milwaukee series. (more...)

Nashville Theater Calendar 2/22/16
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 22, 2016

Sometimes it seems there is so much theater happening that it's difficult to keep track of it all. From personal experience, despite all the datebooks, smart phones, tablets, desktop computers and laptops...it's hard to keep everything straight in this wacky business of the show. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 2/2/2016 - THE PERFECT MURDER on Tour and More!
by Jessica Khan - Feb 2, 2016

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Two shows begin off-Broadway, THE PERFECT MURDER heads across the UK and more! (more...)

Stark Naked Theatre to Stage American Classic WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2016

Stark Naked Theatre presents the classic, yet ever-relevant dark comedy Who's Afraid of Virgina Woolf? by Edward Albee.  (more...)

Nashville Theater Calendar 2/15/16
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 15, 2016

Sometimes it seems there is so much theater happening that it's difficult to keep track of it all. From personal experience, despite all the datebooks, smart phones, tablets, desktop computers and laptops...it's hard to keep everything straight in this wacky business of the show. (more...)

BWW Interview: Phil Geoffrey Bond Producer of SIMPLY STREISAND at NJPAC on 2/6
by Marina Kennedy - Feb 1, 2016

Broadwayworld.com interviewed Phil Geoffrey Bond, Producer of 'Simply Streisand' at NJPAC on 2/6. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 12/9/2015 - Pinkins, McArdle, Broadbent and More!
by Jessica Khan - Dec 9, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Off-Broadway is packed with opening shows, WICKED welcomes new faces on tour, Jim Broadbent takes on 'Scrooge' and more! (more...)

Tickets on Sale This Friday for CABARET at the Marcus Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

Associated Bank Broadway at the Marcus Center announced today that individual tickets for the Milwaukee premiere of Roundabout Theatre Company's CABARET will go on sale Friday, December 11 at 12:00 pm. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Nathan Lane & the Cast of THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER Reunite for Roundabout Benefit Reading
by Jennifer Broski - Dec 8, 2015

Just last night, Roundabout Theatre Company presented the 50th Anniversary Season Benefit Reading of The Man Who Came to Dinner by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, starring Nathan Lane. Joining him were Austin Durant ('Expressman, Technician, Police Officer'), Peter Kim ('Sandy'), Mark Linn-Baker ('Dr. Bradley'), Ned Noyes('Michaelson/Westcott/Expressman'), Harrison Unger ('Stage Directions'), Richard Poe ('Mr. Stanley'), Lee Wilkof ('Banjo') and Mary Louise Wilson ('Harriet Stanley'). BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and you can check out photos below! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 12/7/2015 - LAZARUS, THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER and More!
by Jessica Khan - Dec 7, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: David Bowie's LAZARUS bows off-Broadway, Nathan Lane leads The Man Who Came to Dinner and more! (more...)

Roundabout's THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER Benefit Reading, Starring Nathan Lane & Jean Smart, Set for Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2015

Roundabout Theatre Company presents the 50th Anniversary Season Benefit Reading of The Man Who Came to Dinner by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, starring Nathan Lane. Joining the celebrated cast are Austin Durant ('Expressman, Technician, Police Officer'), Peter Kim ('Sandy'), Mark Linn-Baker ('Dr. Bradley'), Ned Noyes ('Michaelson/Westcott/Expressman'), Harrison Unger ('Stage Directions'), Richard Poe ('Mr. Stanley'), Lee Wilkof ('Banjo') and Mary Louise Wilson ('Harriet Stanley'). Roundabout's Associate Artistic Director Scott Ellis directs this one-night only reading tonight, December 7, 2015 at 7 PM at Studio 54. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 4, 2015
by - Dec 4, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 4 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Nathan Lane Narrates New York Philharmonic's New Year's Eve Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 31, 2015

Tony Award-winning star of theater, film, and television Nathan Lane joins this year's edition of the New York Philharmonic's annual New Year's Eve celebration, LA VIE PARISIENNE, narrating Saint-Saens's CARNIVAL OF ANIMALS. (more...)

CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF, 'CYRANO' & More Set for Theatr Clwyd's 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2015

New Artistic Director of Theatr Clywd Tamara Harvey today announces her inaugural theatre season for the company. (more...)

Byron Jennings Replaces Rene Auberjonois in Roundabout's Starry SHE LOVES ME
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2015

BroadwayWorld has confirmed that Byron Jennings (Maraczek) will star alongside Laura Benanti (Amalia), Zachary Levi (Georg), Gavin Creel (Kodaly), Michael McGrath (Sipos) and Jane Krakowski (Ilona) in Roundabout's new Broadway production of She Loves Me, directed by Scott Ellis, choreographed by Warren Carlyle with musical direction by Paul Gemignani. This classic musical comedy features a book by Joe Masteroff, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick and music by Jerry Bock. Jennings replaces the previously announced Rene Auberjonois in the role. (more...)

Nathan Lane Joins Bel Powley in Film Adaptation of CARRIE PILBY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2015

Stage legend Nathan Lane has signed on for the film adaptation of Caren Lissner's 2003 novel CARRIE PILBY, according to The Hollywood Reporter. (more...)

Nathan Lane to Narrate New York Philharmonic's New Year's Eve Concert
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2015

Tony Award-winning star of theater, film, and television - will join this year's edition of the New York Philharmonic's annual New Year's Eve celebration, La Vie Parisienne, narrating Saint-Sae?ns's Carnival of the Animals. Conducted by Music Director Alan Gilbert, the performance will also feature pianists Inon Barnatan, the Philharmonic's Artist-in-Association, and Makoto Ozone. (more...)

Billie Joe Armstrong's THESE PAPER BULLETS Opens Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2015

The New York premiere of Pulitzer Prize finalist and Emmy Award nominated writer Rolin Jones and Tony Award nominee and Grammy Award winning Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong's new play with music THESE PAPER BULLETS!, directed by Jackson Gay, opens tonight, December 15, at Atlantic Theater Company. (more...)

Tickets on Sale This Today for CABARET at the Marcus Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

Associated Bank Broadway at the Marcus Center announced today that individual tickets for the Milwaukee premiere of Roundabout Theatre Company's CABARET will go on sale Today, December 11 at 12:00 pm. (more...)

Goodspeed's ANYTHING GOES, Starring Rashidra Scott, David Harris and Stephen DeRosa, Sets Sail Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

All aboard! Goodspeed Musicals kicks off its 2016 season at The Goodspeed with the Broadway hit ANYTHING GOES, and the company just announced a star-packed cast. (more...)

Chicagoland Kids to Join Kate Baldwin & Paolo Montalban in Lyric Opera's THE KING AND I
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

Lyric Opera of Chicago announced today an all-Chicagoland children's ensemble for its grand-scale production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I, featuring Broadway stars Kate Baldwin and Paolo Montalban as Anna Leonowens and the King of Siam. (more...)

Rashidra Scott, David Harris and Stephen DeRosa Star in ANYTHING GOES, Opening Tonight at Goodspeed Musicals
by Adam Jay - Apr 27, 2016

All aboard! Goodspeed Musicals kicks off its 2016 season at The Goodspeed with a star-packed production of the Broadway hit ANYTHING GOES. You'll get a kick out of this dance-filled musical comedy, running now through June 16 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, Conn. Official Press Opening is tonight, April 27, 2016. (more...)

BWW Review: A Love Letter to Theatre's Golden Age, ACT ONE Triumphs at the Good Theater
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Apr 11, 2016

Portland's Good Theater is closing, what has been a highly adventurous and challenging fourteenth season, with a triumphant production of Act One, James Lapine's play based on the autobiography of Moss Hart. This nostalgic, subtly comic, and warmly touching work tells the story of a young Hart, learning to navigate the complex currents of writing a Broadway show in the 1930s. Told by two narrators, Lapine's play brings to life not only the Hart-George S. Kaufmann partnership, but a host of other colorful historical characters who helped to shape this golden age of the stage. (more...)

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