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Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 31
by Audition Roundup - Jul 31, 2016

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 31, 2016 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Company to Stage Summer Youth Production of IN THE HEIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

Rubicon Theatre Company presents the summer youth production of the inspiring and exhilarating 2008 Tony Award-winning musical In the Heights with music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, actor-composer-lyricist of Broadway's sensational Hamilton. (more...)

Photo Flash: IN THE HEIGHTS at White Plains Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

Stage 2 at White Plains Performing Arts Center is excited to present Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony Award Winning musical, In the Heights, playing for two weekends only at the White Plains Performing Arts Center July 29-31 and August 5-7. (more...)

STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL - Full Casting Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

The full cast has been announced for STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL, with an international company coming together ahead of the first UK staging of the musical, which is to premiere onWednesday 30 November at West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds. (PressNight: Tuesday 6 December at 7.30pm). (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...)

MCCC's Kelsey Theatre Announces 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre has announced its upcoming season and it's a blockbuster by any measure - packed with Broadway hits, family favorites, special holiday performances, and shows for the younger set. Says M. Kitty Getlik, Kelsey's Artistic Director, 'As the college celebrates its 50th anniversary, we have created a lineup worthy of that milestone.' She notes the major Broadway shows on this year's schedule including 'Miss Saigon,' Lin Manuel-Miranda's 'In the Heights,' 'Billy Elliot, The Musical,' and Disney's 'A Little Mermaid.' Rounding out the schedule are comedies, dance and the Kelsey Kids Series, offering six shows for the younger set. PlayFest 2017, the college's - and the state's - very first new play festival for current and former community college students takes place in March. (more...)

Breaking News: Meryl Streep in Talks to Join Lin-Manuel Miranda, Emily Blunt in Disney's MARY POPPINS RETURNS
by TV News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

According to Variety, Oscar-winner Meryl Streep is in talks to join Lin-Manuel Miranda and Emily Blunt in the upcoming MARY POPPINS RETURNS coming from Disney in 2018. According to the publication, 'Streep is said to play the role of Poppins' cousin, Topsy, a supporting role that wasn't in the 1964 classic. Streep would also sing for the part, much like she did in "Into the Woods," which earned her a record 19th Oscar nomination.' (more...)

Photo Flash: Will Power! First Look at Will Chase, Rob McClure and More in Broadway's SOMETHING ROTTEN!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

Something Rotten!, the ten-time Tony Award-nominated smash hit musical comedy, recently welcomed four new cast members to Broadway's St. James Theatre (246 West 44th Street). Joining Rob McClure (Nick Bottom), who boarded the cast last month, are Will Chase (Shakespeare), Catherine Brunell (Portia), Josh Grisetti (Nigel Bottom) and Leslie Kritzer (Bea). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the new company in action below! (more...)

West End Stars Join The Mayor To Spread The Message That #LondonIsOpen
by Edward Baker - Jul 28, 2016

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, today trod the boards in the capital's West End as world-renowned shows and big international stars lent their support to his campaign to remind the world that London is open to creativity and talent. (more...)

Second Stage Uptown Extends Lucy Teitler's ENGAGEMENTS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Second Stage Theatre 2016 Uptown Series' production of ENGAGEMENTS has been extended by one week and will now play through Saturday, August 20. (more...)

Tom Vendafreddo and Marya Grandy to Perform NIGHT OF BROADWAY at Saugatuck Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Join us for a "Night of Broadway" as seasoned Equity actors Tom Vendafreddo and Marya Grandy perform Broadway classics during a "bonus" performance at the Saugatuck Center for the Arts' (400 Culver Street) Summer in the Studio concert series on August 1 at 8:00 p.m.  (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...)

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...)

San Diego Repertory Theatre Presents the World Premiere Production of MANIFEST DESTINITIS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

San Diego Repertory Theatre (San Diego REP) presents the world premiere of 'Manifest Destinitis,' an Early California adaptation of Moliere's 'The Imaginary Invalid' from Culture Clash founding member and REP Playwright in Residence Herbert Siguenza. The brand new comedy, directed by REP Co-Founder and Artistic Director Sam Woodhouse opens San Diego REP's 41st season. The show's run begins on Thursday, September 15, 2016 and plays through Sunday, October 9, 2016 with an opening night on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 7 p.m. in the Lyceum Space Theatre at San Diego REP in Horton Plaza. (more...)

Photo Flash: San Diego Rep's MANIFEST DESTINITIS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

San Diego Repertory Theatre (San Diego REP) presents the world premiere of "Manifest Destinitis," an Early California adaptation of Moliere's "The Imaginary Invalid" from Culture Clash founding member and REP Playwright in Residence Herbert Siguenza. The brand new comedy, directed by REP Co-Founder and Artistic Director Sam Woodhouse opens San Diego REP's 41st season. The show's run begins on Thursday, September 15, 2016 and plays through Sunday, October 9, 2016 with an opening night on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 7 p.m. in the Lyceum Space Theatre at San Diego REP in Horton Plaza. (more...)

SOMETHING ROTTEN's Will Chase Shows Off His Elizabethan Resume
by Michael Dale - Aug 9, 2016

Though Will Chase is currently making 'em swoon as the rock star bard, his mug is put to good use in a clever Elizabethan resume. (more...)

2016 New York Innovative Theatre Nominees Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

On Monday, August 8, 2016, The New York Innovative Theatre Foundation, the organization who for the past 12 years has been dedicated to celebrating Off-Off-Broadway, announced the 2016 nominees at its annual event, The IT Party, celebrating 12 years and thousands of nominees at 42West. Scroll down for the full list of nominations! (more...)

HAMILTON Helmer Thomas Kail Sets Up New Production Company at FOX TV
by TV News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

Acclaimed Emmy Award-nominated and Tony Award-winning director Thomas Kail, recently responsible for the critical and ratings smash GREASE: LIVE, as well as the theatrical phenomenon “Hamilton,” has created a production pod housed within Twentieth Century Fox Television. (more...)

VIDEO: SOMETHING ROTTEN!'s Rob McClure Sings a Sweet, Jazzy Arrangement of Rodgers & Hart's 'Manhattan' at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Michael Dale - Aug 8, 2016

Earlier the summer, the SOMETHING ROTTEN! star made his New York solo concert debut. (more...)

Jennifer Grey Reveals She Turned Down ABC's DIRTY DANCING Reboot: 'It Didn't Feel Appropriate'
by TV News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

At Sunday's Television Critics Association's summer press tour, Jennifer Grey revealed to The Hollywood Reporter that she turned down an offer to appear in ABC's upcoming remake of the 1980's classic DIRTY DANCING.  (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Counting Down to Jennifer Ashley Tepper's THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 3 - The St. James Theatre
by Jennifer Ashley Tepper - Aug 8, 2016

Below, BroadwayWorld is excited to give you a sneak peek of the new book, with a look at: The St. James Theatre... (more...)

IN THE HEIGHTS, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS and More Announced for Pittsburgh CLO 2017 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2016

Pittsburgh CLO is proud to announce the 2017 Summer Season, featuring the Pittsburgh premiere of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, direct from Broadway! The New York Times raves, "AN AMERICAN IN PARIS is a triumph! Pure joy!" and The Wall Street Journal declares, "Once you've seen it, you'll find it hard to settle for less ever again." Don't miss this stunning Broadway hit when it arrives in Pittsburgh on its first national tour next summer. Pittsburgh CLO served as the lead producer on this incredible production, guaranteeing Pittsburgh audiences the chance to be among the first to enjoy AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, June 6-11, 2017. (more...)

BWW Preview: IN THE HEIGHTS at Rubicon Theatre Company
by Cary Ginell - Aug 4, 2016

Last week we spoke with Fearless Shakespeare director Joseph Fuqua, dramaturg Jonathan Drahos, and Musical Theatre Intensive director Brian McDonald about their production of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night. Today we continue our interview with Brian and Joseph about the forthcoming production of In the Heights, which opens this Sunday, August 5 at the Rubicon Theatre Company in Ventura. (more...)

BWW Blog: Dayana Sanchez - Diversity Series: POC
by Guest Blogger: Dayana Sanchez - Aug 4, 2016

THROUGHOUT OUR COLLEGE CAREER AS THEATRE MAJORS WE ARE ASKED TO READ AND DISCUSS PLAYWRIGHTS THAT HAVE CHANGED AND CONTRIBUTED TO THEATRE. We read about THE GREATS Shakespeare, Ibsen, Shaw, Moliere, Brecht, Beckett and many other playwrights that have pushed traditional theatre creating and producing something different. Reading about 'The Greats' is a given in theatre education, Valuing the work of the playwrights and ultimately educating students of different time periods and exploring themes of the era. (more...)

VIDEO: Q&A With HAMILTON's Two New Angelicas, Mandy Gonzalez and Karen Olivo
by Michael Dale - Aug 4, 2016

Mandy Gonzales will take over for Renee Elise Goldsberry on Broadway while Karen Olivo will play Angelica in Chicago. (more...)

Prospect House Entertainment to Encore New Musical MARILYN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2016

Prospect House Entertainment, in association with Glendale Arts Productions, previewed the original musical MARILYN! On July 29 at the historic Alex Theatre in Glendale, Calif.. The one-evening-only event was met with resounding audience feedback and critical acclaim from the sold-out theater, prompting Prospect House Entertainment to announce encore runs in Beverly Hills, Las Vegas, Beijing, and Shanghai. (more...)

Lily Frazer to Join DREAMGIRLS Revival at the Savoy Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2016

The Daily Mail has reported that actress Lily Frazer will be joining the cast of Casey Nicholaw's upcoming premiere UK production of Harry Krieger and Tom Eyen's, Dreamgirls. (more...)

VIDEO: A Backstage Visit and Q&A With SOMETHING ROTTEN!'s Josh Grisetti
by Michael Dale - Aug 3, 2016

The new SOMETHING ROTTEN! star talks about making the role his own, his "Game of Thrones" fandom and seeing the first West End preview of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Jesse Swim Chats Life as a Swing for Broadway's SCHOOL OF ROCK
by Stage Tube - Aug 3, 2016

Jesse Swimm is ready to go onstage at a moments notice for ten different roles in Broadway's School of Rock. He stopped by Actors Connection this week to talk at their young performers at 'Camp Hamilton' - 3-day 'Hamilton'-inspired musical program, and shared the ins and outs of life as a 'swing' on Broadway. Watch his Q&A below! (more...)

WAT Project to Bring Matthew Greene's GREGORIAN to WalkerSpace
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

Working Artists Theatre Project presents GREGORIAN, a new play by Matthew Greene, running August 18 - September 2nd at Walker Space (46 Walker Street, between Broadway and Church). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Aurora Theatre and Theatrical Outfit's IN THE HEIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

Written by Hamilton creator and pop culture icon Lin-Manuel Miranda, the Tony Award and Grammy Award-winning In the Heights, playing now through August 28, opens Aurora Theatre's 2016-17 Peach State Federal Credit Union Signature Series before heading to Theatrical Outfit September 8-18. This universal tale, a co-production with Theatrical Outfit, delivers a poignant message on the power of family and the strength of community in the face of adversity. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Kyle Riabko to Celebrate CLOSE TO YOU: BACHARACH REIMAGINED Album at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

Kyle Riabko - star and creator of the hit West End show Close to You: Bacharach Reimagined and the earlier acclaimed Off-Broadway version What's it All About? Bacharach Reimagined - will bring his extraordinary Burt Bacharach arrangements to Joe's Pub at the Public for a solo concert and album launch on Monday, October 17 at 7:00 PM and Tuesday, October 18 at 9:30 PM. (more...)

2016 Kelsey Theatre Awards Features Ceremony and Performances August 20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

It's awards time once again at Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre. The "2016 Kelsey Awards," a Tony Awards-inspired evening that celebrates the best theatrical productions and performers from the 2015-16 season, takes place Saturday, Aug. 20, starting at 7 p.m. Kelsey Theatre is located on MCCC's West Windsor campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. (more...)


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Hottest Articles on BWW 7/26/2016 - 8/2/2016
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Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 7/26/2016 - 8/2/2016. (more...)

Courtney Reed and James Moye to Take Part in IT HAPPENED IN KEY WEST Industry Reading
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

Aladdin star Courtney Reed (Princess Jasmine) and James Moye (On the 20th Century, Million Dollar Quartet, Aladdin) will lead an industry reading of the new musical It Happened in Key West in NYC on August 19. (more...)

Guest Blog: Director Luke Sheppard On Thriller NIGHT MUST FALL
by Guest Blogger: Luke Sheppard - Aug 12, 2016

Director Luke Sheppard is currently helming a revival of Emlyn Williams' renowned psychological thriller 'Night Must Fall'. The show begins a national tour at Eastbourne's Devonshire Park Theatre on 19 August. (more...)

Raul Mendez, Hannia Guillen, Priscilla Lopez and More to Lead Nilo Cruz's BATHING IN MOONLIGHT World Premiere at McCarter Theatre Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

When Father Monroe discovers that Marcela and her Cuban-American family are struggling, he offers a warmth and kindness unlike anything Marcela has ever experienced. Small acts of generosity blossom into love as the lines between vocation and passion begin to blur. McCarter Theatre Center Artistic Director Emily Mann and playwright Nilo Cruz reunite for the first time since the Pulitzer Prize-winning Anna in the Tropics with this lyrical new play about falling in love and finding a place to call home. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Mykal Kilgore and More in FREEDOM RIDERS at NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

New York Musical Festival (NYMF) presents FREEDOM RIDERS from July 27th through August 2nd at June Havoc Theatre (312 W 36th St #1, New York, NY 10018). The official opening is set for Wednesday, July 27th, at 8PM. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

PARACHUTE MEN to Open Teatro Vista's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

Teatro Vista, Chicago's largest professional Latinx theater company, kicks off its 26th season with the world premiere of Parachute Men, a raw, funny and poignant family drama by Mando Alvarado about three brothers who suck at being brothers, suck at love and suck at being men. (more...)

Like DIFFICULT PEOPLE's Tweet About Lin-Manuel and Get Tickets to HAMILTON?
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

Tony winner Lin-Manuel Miranda appears in the second season of Hulu original series DIFFICULT PEOPLE, and the TV series just posted this tempting offer via Twitter... (more...)

SpeakEasy Stage to Present SIGNIFICANT OTHER This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

From September 9 to October 8, 2016, SpeakEasy Stage Company will proudly present SIGNIFICANT OTHER, a sharply observed new comedy about the challenges of finding love and letting go, written by Bad Jews playwright Joshua Harmon. (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...)

Breaking News: Joshua Henry, Mandy Gonzalez & Jonathan Kirkland Will Join HAMILTON in Chicago and Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

Two-time Tony Award nominee JOSHUA HENRY will lead the Chicago company of HAMILTON as Aaron Burr, it has been announced by producer Jeffrey Seller. Henry, who made his Broadway debut in In the Heights, received Tony Award nominations for his roles in VIOLET and THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS and just concluded the Broadway run of SHUFFLE ALONG where he created the role of 'Noble Sissle.' (more...)

Breaking: JOSHUA HENRY and JONATHAN KIRKLAND Set to Star in HAMILTON in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

Producer Jeffrey Seller and Broadway In Chicago are thrilled to announce two-time Tony Award nominee JOSHUA HENRY will lead the Chicago company of HAMILTON as Aaron Burr. JONATHAN KIRKLAND, who recently appeared in the Encores production of Cabin in Sky and NBC 'Shade of Blue,' will play George Washington.  (more...)

TUTS Kicks Off National Audition Tour for IN THE HEIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

Theatre Under The Stars Artistic Advisor, Sheldon Epps and In the Heights Director, Nick DeGruccio kicked off a three city audition tour this weekend for the upcoming TUTS production of In the Heights, the Tony-winning best musical from the creator of Hamilton: An American Musical, Lin-Manuel Miranda. (more...)

Video Roundup: HAMILTON Gets Three New Stars! Meet Burr, Angelica & Washington!
by Ashley LaChant - Aug 1, 2016

As HAMILTON continues its journey as a nationwide phenomenon, the Chicago company is growing, and the Broadway cast has welcomed new changes since their 11 Tony award-winning sweep in June. As BroadwayWorld reported earlier, the Chicago production of HAMILTON has found its Aaron Burr in two-time Tony award nominee Joshua Henry, and the Broadway cast will now feature Mandy Gonzalez and Jonathan Kirkland as Angelica Schuyler and George Washington, respectively. (more...)

Lin-Manuel Miranda Musical 21 CHUMP STREET Set for UK Premiere This November!
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 1, 2016

London's Tristan Bates Theatre has announced that a new musical from HAMILTON creator Lin-Manuel Miranda will have its European debut as part of the theatre's From Page to Stage Showcase. (more...)

Theatrical Outfit Launches 40th Season with Lin-Manuel Miranda's IN THE HEIGHTS!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

Written by Hamilton creator and pop culture icon Lin-Manuel Miranda, the Tony Award and Grammy Award-winning In the Heights, playing September 8 - 18, opens Theatrical Outfit's 2016-17 40th Anniversary Season of Hope! This universal tale, a co-production with the Aurora Theatre, delivers a poignant message on the power of family and the strength of community in the face of adversity. (more...)

Full Programme Announced for FROM PAGE TO STAGE 2016 Season of New Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

Full programme announced for the From Page to Stage season of new musicals at Tristan Bates Theatre this autumn (more...)

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