Civic Theatre Sets Spring Season of Plays, Broadcasts & MoreCivic Theatre Sets Spring Season of Plays, Broadcasts & More
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2015

Civic Theatre of Allentown will continue its 2014-2015 season with nearly a dozen unique events. This spring, the Civic is your hub for entertainment and culture, with unique presentations on both stage and screen. This Spring, Civic will present events ranging from the visual arts ('Matitisse' From Tate Modern and Moma and 'Hermitage Revealed') to science and technology, from much-loved musicals ('Showboat') to staged re-imaginings of great novels- all from the comfort of the Civic's historic 19th Street theatre. (more...)

VIDEO: SINGIN' IN THE RAIN International Tour Cast Meet Press in ManilaVIDEO: SINGIN' IN THE RAIN International Tour Cast Meet Press in Manila
by Rocky Christopher Fajardo - May 31, 2015

The main cast of the new international touring production of Broadway and West End's hit musical SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, featuring Grant Almirall (Don Lockwood), Bethany Dickson (Kathy Selden), and Steve van Wyk (Cosmo Brown), delighted the Philippine press on Thursday, May 28, at Solaire Resort and Casino's The Forum with one of the show's signature musical numbers: the hummable '50s classic 'Good Morning.' (more...)

Photo Coverage: SINGIN' IN THE RAIN International Tour Cast Meet Press in ManilaPhoto Coverage: SINGIN' IN THE RAIN International Tour Cast Meet Press in Manila
by Jory Rivera - May 31, 2015

The main cast of the new international touring production of Broadway and West End's hit musical SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, featuring Grant Almirall (Don Lockwood), Bethany Dickson (Kathy Selden), and Steve van Wyk (Cosmo Brown), delighted the Philippine press on Thursday, May 28, at Solaire Resort and Casino's The Forum with one of the show's signature musical numbers: the hummable '50s classic 'Good Morning.' (more...)

Florida Grand Opera Announces 2015-16 Class of Young ArtistsFlorida Grand Opera Announces 2015-16 Class of Young Artists
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

Florida Grand Opera (FGO) is pleased to announce the members of its 2015-16 class for its Young Artist Program. These artists, consisting of both new and returning members, were selected from more than 600 singers who auditioned for the coveted program. (more...)

Gillian Kirkpatric & More to Star in THE HOUSE OF MIRRORS AND HEARTS at Arcola TheatreGillian Kirkpatric & More to Star in THE HOUSE OF MIRRORS AND HEARTS at Arcola Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

Casting is announced today for the World Premiere of The House of Mirrors and Hearts, a new British chamber musical which will open the Summer/Autumn Season at Arcola Theatre from Thursday 2 July to Saturday 1 August, with a press night on Tuesday 7 July at 7.30pm. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for May 20th, 2015'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for May 20th, 2015
by Paul W. Thompson - May 20, 2015

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. Local Tony and Jeff Award events, 'Shining Lives' shines, major productions of 'City Of Angels' and 'The Secret Garden,' original shows at Lifeline and Theo Ubique, two suburban theaters program 'Spamalot,' House updates 'The Bacchae' and New York gets its talent from where? (more...)

BWW Review: 'Dinner and a Show' Philly Pops 'LEGENDS OF ROCK'  and Locust RendezvousBWW Review: 'Dinner and a Show' Philly Pops 'LEGENDS OF ROCK' and Locust Rendezvous
by Pati Buehler - May 20, 2015

Philly Pops playing Queen, the Stones, The Who, KISS?! Are we in the right place? We sure are! (more...)

The Marriott Theatre to Present CITY OF ANGELS, 6/10-8/2The Marriott Theatre to Present CITY OF ANGELS, 6/10-8/2
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

The Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, presents the six-time Tony Award-winning classic, CITY OF ANGELS, winner of Best Musical, Best Original Score by David Zippel and Cy Coleman, and Best Book by Larry Gelbart, previewing June 10, opening June 17th and running through August 2. Five-time Jeff Award-winning Director Nick Bowling brings his exceptional talent to the hilarious and ingenious musical comedy with choreography by Jeff Award-winner Tommy Rapley. Music Director, and Jeff Award-nominee, Ryan T. Nelson enlivens the sensational score, featuring a rich melange of jazz and bebop styles. CITY OF ANGELS is the rarest of musical comedies; one that is not only loaded with music and written in the contemporary jazz idiom, but also filled with sidesplitting comedy, set in the glamorous, seductive Hollywood of the 40?s - the world of film studios and flimsy negligees. (more...)

QPAC Choir to Celebrate 30 Years of MusicalsQPAC Choir to Celebrate 30 Years of Musicals
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2015

Celebrations continue at Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) as the QPAC Choir presents a special 30th anniversary concert, paying tribute to some of the major musicals that have been performed at QPAC in the past three decades, on Tuesday 23 June 2015. (more...)

Jon Tracy to Direct FIDDLER ON THE ROOF This Summer at Berkeley PlayhouseJon Tracy to Direct FIDDLER ON THE ROOF This Summer at Berkeley Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2015

Berkeley Playhouse at the historic Julia Morgan Theater closes its seventh season with Fiddler on the Roof, directed by Jon Tracy (Berkeley Playhouse: Guys and Dolls, The Pirates of Penzance; Aurora Theatre Company, Shotgun Theatre Company, Marin Theatre Company, Magic Theatre, NY Fringe, San Francisco Playhouse) and choreographed by Matthew McCoy (Berkeley Playhouse: Shrek The Musical, The Music Man; Sixth Street Playhouse, Bay Area Musicals). (more...)

Bryan Gula and Solea Pfeiffer to Lead 5th Avenue Theatre's GREASE; Cast Announced!Bryan Gula and Solea Pfeiffer to Lead 5th Avenue Theatre's GREASE; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2015

The American musical sensation, Grease, will send audiences cruisin' through the days of pajama parties, sock hops, and drive-ins with an exuberant cast of Seattle's freshest faces and favorite performers at The 5th Avenue Theatre this summer. (more...)

BWW: Hayes Theatre Second Half 2015 Season LaunchBWW: Hayes Theatre Second Half 2015 Season Launch
by Jade Kops - May 12, 2015

The Program Launch for the second half of 2015 shows that the Independent Music Theatre team comprising Luckiest Productions (David Campbell, Lisa Campbell and Richard Carroll), Neglected Musicals (Michelle Guthrie), and Neil Gooding Productions, the driving force behind Hayes Theatre Company, have no intention of slowing down are staying true to their vision to provide a permanent home for small-scale musical theatre and cabaret. (more...)

THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE Sail Into The Ordway This AugustTHE PIRATES OF PENZANCE Sail Into The Ordway This August
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2015

The Pirates of Penzance will run August 4-16, 2015 at The Ordway.  (more...)

Jamie Muscato Joins Cat of THE HOUSE OF MIRRORS AND HEARTS at Arcola TheatreJamie Muscato Joins Cat of THE HOUSE OF MIRRORS AND HEARTS at Arcola Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

Jamie Muscato will join the cast of The House of Mirrors and Hearts, a new British chamber musical to play in Studio 1 at Arcola Theatre from Thursday 2 July 2015. Jamie will play the role of Nathan, replacing the previously announced Bart Edwards, who has had to withdraw from the production due to unforeseen circumstances. (more...)

Who Will Win the 2015 Tony Awards? We Compare Year By Year!Who Will Win the 2015 Tony Awards? We Compare Year By Year!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 6, 2015

The 69th Annual Tony Awards are this Sunday June 7th at 8/9c hosted by Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming. It's the biggest award show of the Broadway season and it closes out a long award season for Broadway and Off-Broadway musicals and plays. We can't help but wonder what chances this year's Best Musical and Best Play nominees have of taking home the ultimate prize.  (more...)

Anthony Warlow Announces He Will Step in for Kelsey Grammer in Broadway's FINDING NEVERLAND!Anthony Warlow Announces He Will Step in for Kelsey Grammer in Broadway's FINDING NEVERLAND!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2015

The new Broadway musical Finding Neverland is currently playing at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, and according to a recent interview on Mornings, Kelsey Grammer, who plays producer Charles Frohman in the show, will soon take a leave. Broadway veteran and Australian superstar Anthony Warlow revealed that he will step into the role for a limited three month engagement. (more...)

Video Roundup: He's Back! Watch Our Favorite Anthony Warlow PerformancesVideo Roundup: He's Back! Watch Our Favorite Anthony Warlow Performances
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2015

Just in case you need a reminder of Warlow's general awesomeness, check out some of our favorite performances below! (more...)

BWW Interviews: 6 Questions & a Plug with MUSIC MAN's Tony VierlingBWW Interviews: 6 Questions & a Plug with MUSIC MAN's Tony Vierling
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Jun 22, 2015

You are used to seeing the leads in local and touring shows get featured in this space but not as often the 'unsung' heroes of the stage - the ensemble cast who are out there hoofing it show after show. Actor Tony Vierling is filling that role this time and shared some thoughts in 6 Questions & a Plug. (more...)

Photo Flash: CITY OF ANGELS Celebrates Opening Night at The Marriott TheatrePhoto Flash: CITY OF ANGELS Celebrates Opening Night at The Marriott Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

The Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, presents the six-time Tony Award-winning classic, CITY OF ANGELS, winner of Best Musical, Best Original Score by David Zippel and Cy Coleman, and Best Book by Larry Gelbart. The show opened last night, June 17, and runs through August 2. BroadwayWorld has photos from opening night below! (more...)

Tony Danza, Randy Graff & More to Headline BROADWAY BY THE YEAR at Town Hall Next WeekTony Danza, Randy Graff & More to Headline BROADWAY BY THE YEAR at Town Hall Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

The finale of Season 15 of the popular and acclaimed series Broadway by the Year will be June 22 at 8 P.M. at Town Hall and feature tunes from every year during the last quarter century of Broadway [from 1991]. Broadway by the Year creator/writer/host, Scott Siegel, says, 'This particular edition of Broadway by the Year will feature a great many stars who originated the songs they will be singing from the shows in which they starred, including Tony winner Randy Graff (A Class Act); Tony Nominee Cheryl Freeman (The Civil War), Tony Nominee Sahr Ngaujah (Fela!), Lisa Howard (It Shoulda Been You), and Special Guest Star, Tony Danza (Honeymoon in Vegas).' Siegel further explained that the concert will also feature award-winning stars who performed in the shows they will be singing from, including Grammy-winning country legend Larry Gatlin (Broadway, The Will Rogers Follies), Kyle Scatliffe (Olivier Nominee for The Scottsboro Boys), Quentin Earl Darrington (Ragtime). (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 6/19; MY FAIR LADY at the Muny, ON YOUR FEET! and More!Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 6/19; MY FAIR LADY at the Muny, ON YOUR FEET! and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 19, 2015

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Maine, Chicago, Italy, and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include FAME at Maine State Music Theatre, a 'risky' FUNNY GIRL in Italy, and full coverage of Gloria Estafan's Broadway-bound ON YOUR FEET!, just to name a few. (more...)

Tony Danza to Headline BROADWAY BY THE YEAR's 2015 Finale at The Town Hall, 6/22Tony Danza to Headline BROADWAY BY THE YEAR's 2015 Finale at The Town Hall, 6/22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2015

The finale of Season 15 of the popular and acclaimed series Broadway by the Year will be June 22 at 8 P.M. at Town Hall and feature tunes from every year during the last quarter century of Broadway [from 1991]. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Highlights of CITY OF ANGELS at the Marriott TheatreSTAGE TUBE: First Look at Highlights of CITY OF ANGELS at the Marriott Theatre
by Stage Tube - Jun 17, 2015

The Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, presents the six-time Tony Award-winning classic, CITY OF ANGELS, winner of Best Musical, Best Original Score by David Zippel and Cy Coleman, and Best Book by Larry Gelbart, opening tomorrow, June 17th, and running through August 2. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

The Grand 1894 Opera House Sets 2015-16 Performing Arts Season: THE PRODUCERS, RAGTIME & MoreThe Grand 1894 Opera House Sets 2015-16 Performing Arts Season: THE PRODUCERS, RAGTIME & More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

The Grand 1894 Opera House has just announced it new 2015-16 Performing Arts Season - A World of Entertainment and new subscriptions ( a minimum of four performances) may now be purchased on line. Single tickets for each performance - if available - will go on sale Monday, July 13th.  To view the entire new Performing Art Season and to order tickets online, visit www.thegrand.com.  For phone inquiries, please call the Box Office at 409.765.1894 or 800.821.1894. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at CITY OF ANGELS at The Marriott TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at CITY OF ANGELS at The Marriott Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

The Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, presents the six-time Tony Award-winning classic, CITY OF ANGELS, winner of Best Musical, Best Original Score by David Zippel and Cy Coleman, and Best Book by Larry Gelbart, opening tomorrow, June 17th, and running through August 2. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: NYGASP's THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE Delightfully Invades Wolf TrapBWW Reviews: NYGASP's THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE Delightfully Invades Wolf Trap
by Ellen Burns - Jun 15, 2015

The Pirates of Penzance, Gilbert and Sullivan's classic romp of an opera is pleasure enough; but the lovely open air setting of Wolf Trap Performing Arts Center on a pleasant summer's eve makes the frolics of tender-hearted pirates, not-so-naive maidens and a constabulary force who seem to have misplaced their resolve, all the more of a treat.  (more...)

Opera Unlimited to Present THE PIRATES OF PENZANCEOpera Unlimited to Present THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2015

The students of the Opera Unlimited Summer Youth Opera Day Camp will present a fully-staged abridged production of Gilbert and Sullivan's operetta The Pirates of Penzance on July 10th and 11th at 7 PM in the Highland High School Performing Arts Center. (more...)

PCPA's 2015-16 Season to Include CINDERELLA, THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE & MorePCPA's 2015-16 Season to Include CINDERELLA, THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE & More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2015

PCPA heralds in its 52nd season with the brand new Broadway adaptation of the classic musical, Cinderella, running November 12 through December 23 in the Marian Theatre. This contemporary take on the timeless fairytale features Rodgers & Hammerstein's most beloved songs, including 'In My Own Little Corner,' 'Impossible/It's Possible' and 'Ten Minutes Ago,' alongside a hilarious and romantic new book by Tony Award nominee Douglas Carter Beane, introducing some new characters and surprising twists. (more...)

Ordway to Present THE PIRATES OF PENZANCEOrdway to Present THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2015

The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts is excited to present The Pirates of Penzance, Aug. 4-16. Tickets for the Ordway produced musical comedy range from $36-$110 and can be purchased online at www.ordway.org, by phone at 651-224-4222 or in-person at the Ordway ticket office. (more...)

The Barn Theatre School to Stage HANDS ON A HARDBODY This AugustThe Barn Theatre School to Stage HANDS ON A HARDBODY This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

Truckin' on to the Barn Theatre stage is Rex Smith starring in HANDS ON A HARDBODY! Playing August 11 - 23. (more...)

NY Public Library for the Performing Arts Curator Doug Reside on Meta-Commentary and MockeryNY Public Library for the Performing Arts Curator Doug Reside on Meta-Commentary and Mockery
by NYPL for the Performing Arts - Jul 29, 2015

BroadwayWorld.com continues our exclusive content series, in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, which delves into the library's unparalleled archives, and resources. Below, check out a piece by Doug Reside (Lewis and Dorothy Cullman Curator for the Billy Rose Theatre Division) on Meta-Commentary and Mockery: (more...)

THE ENGAYGEMENT Heads to the Met Room, 8/14, 8/19 & 9/9THE ENGAYGEMENT Heads to the Met Room, 8/14, 8/19 & 9/9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

'The EnGAYgement', starring David Auxier with Seph Stanek, is set for The Metropolitan Room, August 14 at 9:30 p.m., August 19 at 7 p.m. and September 9 at 9:30 p.m. (more...)

The Hypocrites' AMERICAN IDIOT to Rock The Den Theatre This FallThe Hypocrites' AMERICAN IDIOT to Rock The Den Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2015

The Hypocrites are thrilled to launch their 2015-16 season with the Chicago premiere of the smash Broadway musical AMERICAN IDIOT, featuring music by Grammy Award-winning punk rock band Green Day, book by Green Day frontman/guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer and lyrics by Armstrong, direction by Steven Wilson, musical direction by Andra Velis Simon and choreography by Katie Spelman. AMERICAN IDIOT will play August 28 - October 25, 2015 at The Den Theatre's Heath Main Stage, 1329 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - July 22, 2015BWW's On This Day - July 22, 2015
by - Jul 22, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 22 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Stage and Screen Actor Bart Williams Dies at 65Stage and Screen Actor Bart Williams Dies at 65
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2015

Variety writes that character actor Bart Williams died on June 28, 2015 after a battle with cancer. He was 65. (more...)

ENO's Artistic Director John Berry Announces His DepartureENO's Artistic Director John Berry Announces His Departure
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2015

English National Opera (ENO) has announced today that its Artistic Director, John Berry CBE, intends to step down from his role after 20 years with the Company. (more...)

Maureen McGovern to Play George Street Playhouse, 9/16Maureen McGovern to Play George Street Playhouse, 9/16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2015

George Street Playhouse announced today that award-winning vocalist MAUREEN McGOVERN will make a special appearance at the New Brunswick theatre on Wednesday, September 16 at 8pm.  Joined on stage by her music director JEFF HARRIS, Ms. McGovern will offer selections from her newest show and upcoming CD, Sing, My Sisters, Sing! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 31, 2015BWW's On This Day - August 31, 2015
by - Aug 31, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 31 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Hunter Ryan Herdlicka, Brandon O'Neill & More Star in PIRATES OF PENZANCE at the OrdwayHunter Ryan Herdlicka, Brandon O'Neill & More Star in PIRATES OF PENZANCE at the Ordway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2015

The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts will present The Pirates of Penzance, Aug. 4-16. Tickets for the Ordway produced musical comedy range from $36-$110 and can be purchased online at www.ordway.org, by phone at 651-224-4222 or in-person at the Ordway ticket office. (more...)

NY Gilbert & Sullivan Players' 2015-16 Season to Include THE MIKADO, PRINCESS IDA & MoreNY Gilbert & Sullivan Players' 2015-16 Season to Include THE MIKADO, PRINCESS IDA & More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2015

The New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players, America's preeminent professional Gilbert & Sullivan repertory company, adds another welcome dose of joyous 'topsy-turvy' satire to the 2015-16 New York theatrical scene when it kicks off its 41st season November 7 with a roster of G &S favorites including the political fairytale Iolanthe (November 7 & 8), a holiday run of the much loved The Mikado (December 26 - January 2, 2016); and a limited spring run of the chauvinist spoof Princess Ida (May 21 & 22, 2016) --- all taking place at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place). Single Tickets go on sale August 17! In addition to the mainstage season, the season will also feature the company's Bistro Award winning production, where G&S meets Broadway, entitled I've Got a Little TWIST! (December 1) at the cabaret hotspot, 'Broadway's living room,' 54 Below - tickets on sale now! (more...)

Kelli O'Hara, Victoria Clark, Betsy Wolfe, Montego Glover & More Join MasterVoices' 2015-16 SeasonKelli O'Hara, Victoria Clark, Betsy Wolfe, Montego Glover & More Join MasterVoices' 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2015

New York City's famed Collegiate Chorale - founded in 1941 by legendary conductor Robert Shaw - announced four strategic initiatives that position the organization for its next phase of performing excellence. (more...)

I'M STILL WRITING Explores Life in RetirementI'M STILL WRITING Explores Life in Retirement
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

Inspired by his wife's autobiography, 'I'm Still Singing,' author Philip Harris wanted to contribute his own story. His new book, 'I'm Still Writing: A Man of Diverse Interests' (published by Lulu), covers the many interests Harris has developed as a senior citizen. (more...)

THE REALISH HOUSEWIVES OF EDINA Set for New Century TheatreTHE REALISH HOUSEWIVES OF EDINA Set for New Century Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

Hennepin Theatre Trust announced today the full cast The Realish Housewives of Edina: A Parody. The brand new comedy, filled with heavy doses of brawls, booze and botox, is coming to the Trust's New Century Theatre September 24-November 15 with oodles of hometown reality in this totally original-and outlandish-parody performance. Tickets are on sale now. To purchase and for more information, call 612.455.9501, visit HennepinTheatreTrust.org, or buy in person (no service fees) at the New Century Theatre (615 Hennepin Ave., street level, City Center) in downtown Minneapolis. (more...)

Allenberry Playhouse to Present THE FANTASTICKS Next MonthAllenberry Playhouse to Present THE FANTASTICKS Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

Allenberry Playhouse, under the leadership of Artistic Director Ryan Gibbs, is proud to present a new production of the world's longest-running musical, THE FANTASTICKS, a captivating romantic comedy about a boy, a girl, two fathers, and a wall.  (more...)

Joanna Strand & Jacqui Tate to Play 54 Below, 9/16Joanna Strand & Jacqui Tate to Play 54 Below, 9/16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Broadway's Supper Club presents Joanna Strand and Jacqui Tate on Wednesday 16th September 2015 at 9.30pm. Joanna Strand and Jacqui Tate bridge the worlds of musical theatre, jazz and popular song. Infinitely versatile and with a host of West End and touring credits between them, including The Phantom of the Opera, Avenue Q, Jekyll and Hyde, Evita and My Fair Lady as well as the Broadway transfers of Master Class and South Pacific, they captivate audiences with their unique harmonies and original arrangements. Embracing everything from the ridiculous to the sublime, their shows are guaranteed to entertain and delight. (more...)

Gretchen Cryer and Rex Smith to Star in Laguna Playhouse's 'I'M STILL GETTING MY ACT TOGETHER' This FallGretchen Cryer and Rex Smith to Star in Laguna Playhouse's 'I'M STILL GETTING MY ACT TOGETHER' This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

The Laguna Playhouse Executive and Artistic Directors, Karen Wood and Ann E. Wareham have announced the cast for the west coast premiere musical event, I'M STILL GETTING MY ACT TOGETHER and taking it on the road...,music by Nancy Ford, lyrics by Gretchen Cryer and performed and directed by Gretchen Cryer. (more...)

Broadway It-Guy! 10 Things We Learned About HAMILTON Creator Lin-Manuel MirandaBroadway It-Guy! 10 Things We Learned About HAMILTON Creator Lin-Manuel Miranda
by Nora Dominick - Aug 12, 2015

He is arguably the biggest composer of the biggest musical in recent years. Lin-Manuel Miranda has transformed Broadway with his critically adored, history-making new musical, Hamilton, which combines the two things he loves the most: hip-hop and musical theatre. On August 12, The New York Times published an extensive article on Miranda entitled 'Lin-Manuel Miranda, Creator and Star of 'Hamilton,' Grew Up on Hip-Hop and Show Tunes.' From the loads of background information included, BroadwayWorld has put together a list of things we learned about the Broadway It-Guy. Check out the list below! (more...)

Cast Announced for Lyric Stage's MY FAIR LADYCast Announced for Lyric Stage's MY FAIR LADY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2015

As the Lyric Stage has shown with Into the Woods, Sweeney Todd, Big River, and more, our forte is turning a grand musical into a completely thrilling event in our uniquely intimate space. Now, director Scott Edmiston will re-fashion My Fair Lady, the delightful story of a down-on-her- luck London flower girl taken on as an 'experiment' by a chauvinistic speech therapist, into another Lyric Stage winner. Based on George Bernard Shaw's beloved play Pygmalion, My Fair Lady introduced the world to a treasure trove of classic tunes including 'I Could Have Danced All Night,' 'On the Street Where You Live,' 'The Rain in Spain,' and 'I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face.' (more...)

Newlyweds Colin Donnell and Patti Murin to Lead Irving Berlin's HOLIDAY INN at The Muny This Summer!Newlyweds Colin Donnell and Patti Murin to Lead Irving Berlin's HOLIDAY INN at The Muny This Summer!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

Colin Donnell and Patti Murin, who recently starred opposite each other in Encores! LADY, BE GOOD, will return to the stage in Irving Berlin's HOLIDAY INN at The Muny in St. Louis beginning July 6, just one week after they tie the knot! (more...)

Karla DeVito Joins Jordan, Foley & More In TOTAL ECLIPSE: THE MUSIC OF JIM STEINMAN At 54 Below, 5/5Karla DeVito Joins Jordan, Foley & More In TOTAL ECLIPSE: THE MUSIC OF JIM STEINMAN At 54 Below, 5/5
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 21, 2015

Legendary Grammy Award-winning songwriter and performer, internationally recognized theatrical rock pioneer Jim Steinman, will be celebrated in a new 54 Below show honoring his multiple #1 songs and albums at 54 Below next month, titled TOTAL ECLIPSE: THE MUSIC OF JIM STEINMAN, with the starry cast of the evening announced earlier this month, and famed Meat Loaf tour star and Steinman interpreter Karla DeVito joins the epic line-up this week. (more...)

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