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Complete Casting Announced for GOOD TO GO
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Complete casting has been announced for the Good to Go Songwriters' Showcase. (more...)

Danielle Brooks, John Tartaglia, and More Join Vineyard Theatre's 10th Anniversary Celebration of [title of show]
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Vineyard Theatre's Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce that Joanna Gleason and Chris Sarandon are set to host the 2017 Gala Fundraiser celebrating the 10th anniversary of Vineyard Theatre's hit musical [title of show] with Hunter Bell, Jeff Bowen, Susan Blackwell, Heidi Blickenstaff, and a toast to Broadway producer Kevin McCollum.  Michael Berresse will direct the gala show.  Larry Pressgrove will be the music director. The annual Gala Fundraiser will take place on Monday, March 13, 2017, beginning at 6:30pm, at Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street between Broadway and Eighth Avenue). (more...)

MAD LIBS LIVE! Heads Into the Recording Studio; Cast Album Out Spring 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Two-time Grammy Award Winning Producer, Michael J. Moritz Jr. and Broadway's Kevin Duda are partnering to produce the Off Broadway Cast Album of Mad Libs Live!  (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Asolo Rep continues its record-breaking 2017-18 season with Kristoffer Diaz's THE ELABORATE ENTRANCE OF CHAD DEITY, a 2010 Pulitzer Prize Finalist and the 2011 Obie Award-winner for Best New American Play. Directed by Jen Wineman, who previously helmed the educational touring productions of Twelfth Night and A Midsummer Night's Dream for Asolo Rep and the FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training, THE ELABORATE ENTRANCE OF CHAD DEITY previews April 4, 5 and 6, opens April 7 and runs through April 30. The play will be performed in the Cook Theatre, which will be transformed into a full-scale wrestling arena complete with two ringside seating sections to bring audiences even closer to the action.  (more...)

Celebrating International Women's Day: Five Fierce Females Who Made Theatre History
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 8, 2017

The question of gender parity in the theatre is a matter that has long been explored within our community. While recent Broadway seasons have taken encouraging steps toward better female representation, both on and offstage, the question of gender equality within the theatre continues to be a hotly debated issue across the theatrical sphere. (more...)

Porchlight Music Theatre Launches The School Of Porchlight Summer Camp Starting In June
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Porchlight Music Theatre's School at Porchlight launches its inaugural summer camp for children ages 7 - 12 years old. (more...)

HAMILTON Announces #HAM4HAM Lottery in San Francisco
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Producer Jeffrey Seller is pleased to announce a digital lottery for HAMILTON tickets will begin in conjunction with the show's first performance (March 10th) in San Francisco at the SHN Orpheum Theatre (1192 Market Street at Hyde St. & 8th St).  Forty-four tickets will be sold for every performance for $10 each.  Seat locations vary per performance; some seats will be located in the front row. The digital lottery will begin two days prior to each performance. (more...)

NTC Stages the Stephen Sondheim/George Furth Musical COMPANY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Novato Theater Company continues its successful 2016- 2017 season with the musical comedy, Company, with book by George Furth and music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.  The show was originally directed on Broadway by Harold Prince.  The NTC production is directed by Patrick Nims, with musical direction by Andrew Klein and choreography by Kate Kenyon.  It is produced by Vicki Martinez.  Company runs March 24-April 16at the NTC Playhouse, 5420 Nave Drive in Novato. (more...)

Laura Benanti and Javier Muñoz to Announce 2017 Drama Desk Award Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Laura Benanti (She Loves Me, Gypsy) and Javier Muñoz (Hamilton, In the Heights) will announce the nominations for the 62nd Annual Drama Desk Awards on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 10:00 AM at Feinstein's/54 Below (254 W. 54th Street), it was announced today by Charles Wright, Drama Desk President and Gretchen Shugart, CEO of (more...)

Stephen Schwartz Will Receive ASCAP's Founders Award
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

ASCAP, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, will present legendary composer Stephen Schwartz with its prestigious Founders Award at its 32nd annual ASCAP Screen Music Awards on Tuesday, May 16. The exclusive, invitation-only gala celebrates ASCAP's top film, television and videogame composers of 2016 at The Wiltern in Los Angeles, CA. (more...)

Porchlight Music Theatre Announces the Latest Edition of the NEW FACES SING BROADWAY SERIES 3/14- 15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Porchlight Music Theatre and Artistic Director Michael Weber are proud to announce the latest performance in its 2016 - 2017 season of Chicago's hit musical revue series, New Faces Sing Broadway 1969, hosted by E. Faye Butler, co-directed by Adrian Abel Azevedo and Michael Weber with music direction by David Fiorello, is Monday, March 14at Skokie Theatre, 7924 Lincoln Ave in Skokie and Tuesday, March 15 at the Uptown Underground, 4707 N. Broadway at 7:30 p.m.  In tribute to the original New Faces series that ran on Broadway and on film from 1934 - 1968, Porchlight Music Theatre last year created this Chicago musical revue series, New Faces Sing Broadway, as a showcase for the best emerging music talent now performing on Chicago stages. Each edition is a journey from the start to the finish of a entire musical season on Broadway, peppered with photos and films of the era in an exciting multimedia presentation with a favorite Chicago theatre veteran hosting and introducing the next generation of music theatre artists while acting as your guide through a past season on the Great White Way. Seating is general admission; tickets are $22, with no drink minimum and are available at  (more...)

BWW Review: THE GREAT COMET Outshines HAMILTON in Perry T's Annual Broadway Roundup
by Perry Tannenbaum - Mar 7, 2017

Perry T's latest New York Roundup includes six Broadway shows; NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET, HAMILTON, A BRONX TALE, IN TRANSIT, PARAMOUR, and ON YOUR FEET! plus three off-Broadway shows; PRUDENCIA HART, SPAMILTON, and CAGNEY (more...)

7th Annual BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF! Raises Record-Breaking $250,000
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) announced that the 7th annual BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF! raised a record-breaking $250,000. (more...)

A BRONX TALE Original Broadway Cast Album Out This Spring; Pre-Order Now!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Tommy Mottola, the Dodgers, Tribeca Productions, and Evamere Entertainment announced today that the Original Broadway Cast Album of the hit musical A BRONX TALE will be released by Ghostlight Records, beginning March 24, 2017. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 5, 2017
by - Mar 5, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 5 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Photo Flash: Foothill Music Theatre Brings Revitalized SIDE SHOW to the Bay Area
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2017

Multi-award winning Foothill Music Theatre will give Bay Area audiences their first look at the 2014 revised version of the acclaimed Broadway musical Side Show. This dazzling work, featuring music by Henry Krieger (Dreamgirls), and book/lyrics by Bill Russell (Pageant, Lucky Duck), was nominated for four 1998 Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Score, Best Book, and Best Actress. The 2014 revival, which incorporates a revised script and several new songs, received additional critical acclaim, was nominated for five Drama Desk Awards including Outstanding Revival, and was awarded the 2015 Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Musical. Side Show is based on the true story of Daisy and Violet Hilton, conjoined twins who rose from a sideshow attraction to become sensational vaudeville stars in the 1930s. Side Show will be directed by Milissa Carey, with musical direction by Dolores Duran-Cefalu, and choreography by Brett and CJ Blankenship and will playMarch 2 - 19, 2017 (press opening: March 3, 2017) with performances 7:30pm Thursdays, 8:00pm Fridays & Saturdays, and 2pm Sundays at the Lohman Theatre, 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills. Tickets ($12 - $32) and information can be found at or by phone at(650) 949-7360. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/4/2017
by - Mar 4, 2017's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 3/4/2017. (more...)

HAMILTON Will Hit Detroit as Part of Wharton Center's 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

The national tour of the Broadway musical HAMILTON will play in Wharton Center's Cobb Great Hall as part of the 2018-2019 season, it was announced today by producer Jeffrey Seller and Wharton Center. (more...)

Broadway's THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Working Out the Kinks in Rehearsals
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Broadway rehearsals are underway at The Lyceum Theatre for the Broadway debut of the Mischief Theatre production of The Play That Goes Wrong, the Olivier Award winning West End hit comedy. (more...)

WEST SIDE STORY to Hit the Stage at the Ordway This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts is excited to present West Side Story, April 4-16. (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...)

Photo Flash: First Look - Abigail Breslin, Colt Prattes in Poster Art for ABC's DIRTY DANCING
by TV News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Below, get a first look at poster art featuring  Abigail Breslin ('Scream Queens') as Baby and Colt Prattes ('Rock of Ages,' Pink's music video 'Try') as Johnny! (more...)

IN THE HEIGHTS Opens at Axelrod Arts Center this Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

???????Lin-Manuel Miranda's first Broadway sensation "In the Heights" is coming to the Axelrod Performing Arts Center (APAC) on March 11, 2017, directed and choreographed by Luis Salgado from the original Broadway cast.  (more...)

Aurora Theatre Announces Dazzling 2017-18 Performance Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Aurora Theatre is opening the curtain to unveil its 2017-2018 Peach State Federal Credit Union Signature Series! Georgia's second largest professional theater will once again bring Broadway-caliber productions of unsurpassed talent and theatrics to the Lawrenceville's charming downtown square. This season's diverse line-up features THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, ABIGAIL/1702, MAYTAG VIRGIN,RIPCORD and the highly anticipated return of the celebrated holiday classic CHRISTMAS CANTEEN 2017. One additional show, a blockbuster musical slated for a Spring 2018 production, is an audience favorite and will be announced over the summer. Led by co-founders Anthony Rodriguez and Ann-Carol Pence, the upcoming season offers something for theatergoers of all ages with a main stage mix of musicals, comedies and dramas!  (more...)

WAITRESS, ON YOUR FEET! and More in Playhouse Square's 2017-18 KeyBank Broadway Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

An energetic, sold out crowd at the State Theatre were on their feet, ready to hear the smashing lineup of shows coming to Cleveland, as part of Playhouse Square's 2017-2018 KeyBank Broadway Series. (more...)

Mary Testa, Krysta Rodriguez, Arielle Jacobs and Jason Gotay Sign on for Prospect's GOOD TO GO Showcase
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Two-time Tony Award nominee Mary Testa (Queen of the Mist, On the Town), Arielle Jacobs (Wicked, In the Heights), Krysta Rodriguez (The Addams Family, Smash) and Jason Gotay (Bring It On, Spider-Man; Turn Off the Dark) have joined the cast of the Good to Go Songwriters' Showcase. (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE VIEW UPSTAIRS Celebrates Opening Night!
by Linda Lenzi - Mar 1, 2017

Invisible Wall Productions presents The View UpStairs - the provocative new musical written by Max Vernon and directed by Scott Ebersold - at Culture Project - The Lynn Redgrave (45 Bleecker Street). Choreography is by Al Blackstone with James Dobinson serving as Music Supervisor and Orchestrator. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of THE VIEW UPSTAIRS
by Linda Lenzi - Mar 1, 2017

Invisible Wall Productions presents The View UpStairs - the provocative new musical written by Max Vernon and directed by Scott Ebersold - at Culture Project - The Lynn Redgrave (45 Bleecker Street). Choreography is by Al Blackstone with James Dobinson serving as Music Supervisor and Orchestrator. (more...)

Opera in the Heights Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Opera In the Heights (OH) announces its 2017-18 season, a diverse collection of masterworks, which artistic director Eiki Isomura calls 'a representation of what we value most at Opera In the Heights.' In describing the company's four main stage productions, Isomura states, 'There is no better showcase for the vocal virtuosity of our emerging artists than La Fille du Regiment. And there is no better gateway into the art form for our younger audiences than The Magic Flute,' says Isomura. 'The grandeur of Un Ballo in Maschera finds its most potent expression in the intimacy of our venue, Lambert Hall. Finally, Candide will highlight our brilliant OH Orchestra and give us an opportunity to honor the past with Leonard Bernstein's upcoming centennial and, at the same time, further expand our repertoire.' (more...)

Photo Coverage: Julie Halston & More Gather to Support Broadway Belts for PFF
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Feb 28, 2017

Just last night, Broadway stars gathered at the Edison Ballroom for BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF!- an evening of music and comedy benefitting the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation. Hosted by the one-and-only actress and comedienne Julie Halston, other participants included Orfeh (LEGALLY BLONDE), Stephanie J. Block (FALSETTOS, THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD), Mario Cantone ('THE VIEW'), Robert Creighton (CAGNEY), Mandy Gonzalez (HAMILTON, In the Heights), Randy Graff (CITY OF ANGELS, THE BABYLON LINE), Stephanie Mills (THE WIZ), NBC's Gus Rosendale, and Lucas Steele (NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812). (more...)

Carmen Cusack, Linda Eder, Mandy Gonzalez and More to Hit Feinstein's/54 Below This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

This March, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. Scroll down for details! (more...)

MURDER FOR TWO Kicks Off Rehearsals This Week in Seattle
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

This week The 5th Avenue Theatre and ACT - A Contemporary Theatre plot their first step in musical mayhem and begin rehearsals for the drop dead funny musical comedy Murder for Two. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief February 28th, 2017 - LINDA, THE VIEW UPSTAIRS and More!
by Jessica Khan - Feb 28, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Max Vernon's new musical THE VIEW UPSTAIRS opens Off-Broadway, and the American debut of LINDA, starring Janie Dee, bows tonight at Manhattan Theatre Club! (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 2/21/2017 - 2/28/2017
by - Feb 28, 2017

Hottest Articles on 2/21/2017 - 2/28/2017. (more...)

Victoria Theatre Association Announces 2017-2018 Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

 Victoria Theatre Association announced the 2017-2018 Premier Health Broadway Series, Projects Unlimited Star Attractions, the Morris Furniture Company Family Series, and National Geographic Live Series, sponsored by Winsupply and The Win Family of Companies, tonight at a special event for Season Ticket Holders, donors, sponsors and friends of Victoria Theatre Association. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief February 27th, 2017 - WAKEY, WAKEY, THE PENITENT, Roundabout Gala and More!
by Jessica Khan - Feb 27, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Will Eno's WAKEY, WAKEY opens at Signature Theatre, David Mamet's THE PENITENT bows at the Atlantic, and Roundabout Theatre Company hosts its starry 2017 gala tonight! (more...)

Stars of JITNEY, COME FROM AWAY Set for LEAP's NYC August Wilson Monologue Competition Event
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

LEAP will present the 9th annual New York City August Wilson Monologue Competition. A total of 18 LEAP students from nine New York City high schools will inhabit Wilson's characters and bring them to life. (more...)

Lease Dispute Forces BANDSTAND to Relocate Rehearsal Space
by Stephanie Wild - Feb 27, 2017

Forbes reports that the new musical Bandstand has been forced to move to a new location. The producers of the show sued Manhattan Ballroom Dance for breach of contract after the studio rescinded their rental agreement one month before the start of rehearsals. The studio then refused to return the $37,920 in deposits. (more...)

GYPSY, ONCE, IN THE HEIGHTS and More Set for the Engeman's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

The John W. Engeman Theater at Northport has announced its 2017-2018 Season. (more...)

Michele Weathers Joins Barrington Stage Company as Managing Director
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, announced today that Michele Weathers will assume the role of Managing Director of Barrington Stage Company beginning March 13, 2017. (more...)

Hip Hop Mogul Jay Z to Produce Film Version of IN THE HEIGHTS
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 27, 2017

Hip hop mogul Jay Z will be among the producers of the highly anticipated film version of Broadway's In the Heights. (more...)

VIDEO: MOANA's Lin-Manuel Miranda & Auli'i Cravalho Perform on Oscars
by TV News Desk - Feb 26, 2017

Auli'i Cravalho and Lin-Manuel Miranda performed the Oscar-nominated song, 'How Far I'll Go,' written for Disney's MOANA by Miranda. This marks Miranda's debut on the Oscars stage. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 2/25-2/26/2017
by - Feb 26, 2017

Hottest Articles on from this weekend Sunday, February 26, 2017 - Sunday, February 26, 2017. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 26, 2017
by - Feb 26, 2017

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

Lin-Manuel Miranda & Trio of Broadway Stars Preview IN THE HEIGHTS Tune at Hollywood Pre-Oscar Event
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2017

Page Six reports that the smash hit star has been enjoying pre-Oscar events in Hollywood (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 25, 2017
by - Feb 25, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 25 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/25/2017
by - Feb 25, 2017's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 2/25/2017. (more...)

A NEVER-ENDING LINE at Broadway au Carré
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Next Wednesday, March 1st, composer Jaime Lozano's new Song Cycle, 'A Never-Ending Line,' will have its world premiere at Broadway au Carre in Paris, France. (more...)

Lin-Manuel Miranda Talks Writing Disney's Most Unusual Ballad
by TV News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

In musical theater, it's called the "I Want" song. Typically a ballad found within a musical's first few scenes, the tune is an opportunity for composers to put into words the leading character's desires and motivations so that the audience can have a clear sense of where the story is going. (more...)

THE KITCHEN WITCHES to Cast a Spell on Theatre In The Heights This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The Kitchen Witches, written by Caroline Smith and directed by Blake Flores, will cast a spell on Theatre In the Heights this March. (more...)

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