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Photo Flash: York Theatre's ROAD TO QATAR
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2011

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director) presents the Off-Broadway premiere of the new true musical comedy, The Road to Qatar!, featuring book and lyrics by Stephen Cole and music by David Krane, with direction by Phillip George (Forbidden Broadway), choreography by Bob Richard (Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas!) and musical direction by David Caldwell (Children of Eden). The five- member cast features James Beaman (Spamalot, National Tour) as Michael, Keith Gerchak (Finding Nemo, The Musical) as Jeffrey, Bill Nolte (La Cage aux Folles) as Mansour, Sarah Stiles (Avenue Q) as Nazirah, and Bruce Warren (The Wizard of Oz) as Farid. (more...)

Colony Theatre Presents MOONLIGHT AND MAGNOLIAS 2/2-3/6
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2011

The Colony Theatre Company is excited to present the fourth production of its 36th season, MOONLIGHT AND MAGNOLIAS, written by Ron Hutchinson and directed by Andrew Barnicle (Celadine, Gunmetal Blues). (more...)

Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre Presents SPELLING BEE Thru 1/30
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2011

Excitement begins with a Bee as Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre opens its 38th Season early with a hilarious Broadway show that's new to its stage. The Tony Award-winning musical comedy The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee closes at Beef & Boards Jan. 30. (more...)

Tompsett, Janson, et al. Set for FIRST THINGS LAST, Jan. 30
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2011

Oliver Tompsett (Wicked), Cassidy Janson (Avenue Q) and Lucy May barker (Spring Awakening) will join Emmy Award winning US composer Lance Horne and an array of West End and Broadway stars in Lance Horne: First Things Last for one night only at the Garrick Theatre on Sunday 30 January 2011. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Andrew Lloyd Webber Talks WIZARD OF OZ on The One Show
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 29, 2011

Andrew Lloyd Webber and The Wizard of Oz's 'Dorothy' Danielle Hope spoke on BBC1's The One Show this Friday January 28th. The two discussed the show, which has begun rehearsals at the London Palladium. The first show preview is set for February 7. (more...)

The Crucible Theatre Closes ME AND MY GIRL Jan. 29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2011

Sheffield Theatres has today announced casting for its production of ME AND MY GIRL this December. Daniel Crossley takes the lead role of Bill Snibson, Jemima Rooper will play Sally and Miriam Margolyes will take the part of the Duchess. The production is the first musical to be staged at the Crucible following its £15.3 million redevelopment. The production will be directed by Anna Mackmin. The production will run from 2 December until 29 January 2011. (more...)

Traverse Theatre Co Closes MIDSUMMER January 29, 2011
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2011

Traverse Theatre Company's Midsummer [a play with songs] by David Greig and Gordon McIntyre will run at the Tricycle Theatre from 29 November 2010 until 29 January 2011, with press night on 30 November 2010. (more...)

Photo Flash: HAIRSPRAY Opens At Beef And Boards Dinner Theatre
by Kassie Rivera - Jan 28, 2011

Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre presents the big fat Broadway blockbuster Hairspray for the first time this season. The fun and fabulous eight-time Tony Award-winning show is on stage for eight big weeks - Feb. 3 through March 27. (more...)

Imagination Theatre Presents CHARLOTTE'S WEB, 2/4-13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2011

Excitement is building at Imagination Theater (IT) as opening night for the children's classic, Charlotte's Web, approaches. The show opens Friday, February 4 and closes Sunday, February 13. Undaunted by twelve shows in two weeks, veteran IT actor Bradley Cameron has traded the stage lights for the director's chair. This Jesuit High School senior has been involved in many productions over the years at IT, including memorable roles as the Tin Man in the The Wizard of Oz, LeFou in Beauty and the Beast, and most recently, Rump and Teen Angel in Grease. He is excited to be working with such a talented young cast for this classic family tale. (more...)

Andrew Lloyd Webber, Danielle Hope Set For BBC1's The One Show Jan 28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2011

Andrew Lloyd Webber and The Wizard of Oz's 'Dorothy' Danielle Hope are set to speak on BBC1's The One Show this Friday January 28th. (more...)

York Theatre Co Offers Snow Day Tix For THE ROAD TO QATAR!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2011

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director) has announced a Snow Day Special ticket offer of $29.50 for tonight's performance of the Off-Broadway premiere of the new true musical comedy, The Road to Qatar!, featuring book and lyrics by Stephen Cole and music by David Krane, with direction by Phillip George (Forbidden Broadway), choreography by Bob Richard (Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas!) and musical direction by David Caldwell (Children of Eden). (more...)

Ma, Perlman, et al. Featured in Toronto Symphony Orchestra's 90th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2011

Today Toronto Symphony Orchestra Music Director Peter Oundjian announced the Toronto Symphony Orchestra's 2011.2012 concert season, which is also the orchestra's 90th consecutive season of performances. The TSO's 90th season programmes include: three extended residencies with pianist Lang Lang, conductor/violinist Itzhak Perlman, and cellist Yo-Yo Ma; Mahler's Symphony No. 8 'Symphony of a Thousand' with an all-Canadian cast of soloists led by TSO Music Director Peter Oundjian; season opening performances of Walton's Music for the film Henry V with Christopher Plummer; a 90th Season free concert presented by Luminato; and première performances of four TSO commissions including an orchestral interpretation of Roch Carrier's classic story, The Hockey Sweater. Many of the world's finest guest artists share a long history with the TSO and perform with the orchestra in concerts throughout the 90th season, including pianist Emanuel Ax, pianist Yefim Bronfman, Canadian violinist James Ehnes, conductor/pianist Leon Fleisher, Canadian soprano Karina Gauvin, and Canadian pianist Louis Lortie. Twenty-eight solo artists make their TSO débuts in the 2011.2012 season, including saxophonist Branford Marsalis, conductor John Storgaards, trumpeter Alison Balsom, and Canadian pianist Jan Lisiecki. (more...)

James Beaman, Keith Gerchak And More Lead The Road To Qatar!, Begins 1/25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2011

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director) presents the Off-Broadway premiere of the new true musical comedy, The Road to Qatar!, featuring book and lyrics by Stephen Cole and music by David Krane, with direction by Phillip George (Forbidden Broadway), choreography by Bob Richard (Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas!) and musical direction by David Caldwell (Children of Eden). (more...)

Tompsett, Janson, et al. Set for FIRST THINGS LAST, Jan. 30
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2011

Oliver Tompsett (Wicked), Cassidy Janson (Avenue Q) and Lucy May barker (Spring Awakening) will join Emmy Award winning US composer Lance Horne and an array of West End and Broadway stars in Lance Horne: First Things Last for one night only at the Garrick Theatre on Sunday 30 January 2011. (more...)

Civic Theatre Presents THE WIZARD OF OZ, 2/15-20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2011

The greatest family musical of all time, The Wizard of Oz, is touching down in San Diego as Broadway/San Diego ~ A Nederlander Presentation brings this national treasure to the San Diego Civic Theatre; February 15 - 20, 2011. (more...)

Pittsburgh CLO Celebrates the History of George Washington
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2011

Young Washington, a Pittsburgh CLO Gallery of Heroes production, kicked off its spring tour January 10, 2011, at Cornell Middle School in Coraopolis, PA. (more...)

THE WIZARD OF OZ Blog: In Tech!
by THE WIZARD OF OZ Blog - Jan 24, 2011

Last week, The Wizard of Oz cast joined members of the creative team for technical rehearsals at the London Palladium. We caught up with some of the cast as they had their first glimpse of the wonderful world of Oz, and our Resident Director Kate introduces us to some of the many talented departments working on the show. You might recognise our previous interviewee Rob Jones and blogger Matt Towell in there! (more...)

Lyrics & Lyricists at 92Y Host A Tribute to Burton Lane 2/12-14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2011

One of the American Songbook's great melodists, Burton Lane wrote the scores to Finian's Rainbow, Royal Wedding and On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, and standards like 'How About You.' (more...)

A CHORUS LINE Plays the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center, 3/17-3/20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2011

The new production of the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical A CHORUS LINE comes to the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta on Thursday, March 17, 2011 through Sunday, March 20, 2011. Tickets are on sale now at the Cobb Energy Centre's Bank of North Georgia Box Office, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, all Ticketmaster outlets, online at ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-745-3000. Group orders for 10 or more may be placed by calling 770-509-2301. (more...)

BWW Announces Winners of 2010 Philadelphia Awards!
by BWW - Jan 24, 2011

The votes have all been counted and audited and we're VERY excited to announce the results of the first ever BroadwayWorld.com Philadelphia Awards! Tens of thousands of votes were cast during six weeks of intensive voting on over 150 nominees in 25 categories.  Thank you to all who voted and congratulations to all the winners! (more...)

A CHORUS LINE Plays the Cobb Energy Center, Opens 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2011

The new production of the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical A CHORUS LINE comes to the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta on Thursday, March 17, 2011 through Sunday, March 20, 2011. Tickets are on sale now at the Cobb Energy Centre's Bank of North Georgia Box Office, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, all Ticketmaster outlets, online at ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-745-3000. Group orders for 10 or more may be placed by calling 770-509-2301. (more...)

SD Musical Theater Presents THE STORY OF MY LIFE Previews 1/21/2011
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2011

San Diego Musical Theatre is thrilled to present its second production of its 2010-2011 season, the San Diego Premiere of the Broadway musical, THE STORY OF MY LIFE with music and lyrics by Neil Bartram, book by Brian Hill, musical direction by Don LeMaster and directed by Ovation Award-winner Nick DeGruccio. (more...)

San Diego Musical Theatre Presents THE STORY OF MY LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2011

San Diego Musical Theatre is thrilled to present its second production of its 2010-2011 season, the San Diego Premiere of the Broadway musical, THE STORY OF MY LIFE with music and lyrics by Neil Bartram, book by Brian Hill, musical direction by Don LeMaster and directed by Ovation Award-winner Nick DeGruccio. (more...)

BWW TV: 'Al final del arcoiris' aterriza en el Teatro Marquina
by Nuria Frutos - Jan 22, 2011

Ayer comenzaron las previas de Al Final Del Arcoíris en el Teatro Marquina de Madrid, adaptación al castellano del musical End Of The Rainbow, estrenado recientemente y con gran éxito en el West End londinense, protagonizado en España por Natalia Dicenta, que se mete en la piel de Judy Garland, protagonista de la inolvidable película The Wizard of Oz, entre otras. (more...)

SD Musical Theater Presents THE STORY OF MY LIFE Previews 1/21/2011
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2011

San Diego Musical Theatre is thrilled to present its second production of its 2010-2011 season, the San Diego Premiere of the Broadway musical, THE STORY OF MY LIFE with music and lyrics by Neil Bartram, book by Brian Hill, musical direction by Don LeMaster and directed by Ovation Award-winner Nick DeGruccio. (more...)

BABE Comes To Children's Theater Company, Opens 1/21/11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2011

As the basis for the Academy Award-nominated film, Babe The Sheep-Pig paid homage to a gallant piglet won by James Cromwell's character "Farmer Hogget." (more...)

Ken Page Comes To Pepperdine University 1/21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2011

Ken Page, who won a Drama Desk Award for his role in the Tony-winning musical Ain't Misbehavin' and whose commanding presence and rich baritone voice have graced both stage and screen, performs a solo concert at Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre in Malibu at 8 p.m. on Friday, January 21. (more...)

terraNOVA Collective Presents Feeder: A Love Story 3/6-26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2011

terraNOVA Collective will present a transmedia theatrical event, incorporating live video from a web camera and computer on stage, and internet video blogging (vloging) that engages the audience online before and after the play. (more...)

San Diego Musical Theatre Presents THE STORY OF MY LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2011

San Diego Musical Theatre is thrilled to present its second production of its 2010-2011 season, the San Diego Premiere of the Broadway musical, THE STORY OF MY LIFE with music and lyrics by Neil Bartram, book by Brian Hill, musical direction by Don LeMaster and directed by Ovation Award-winner Nick DeGruccio. (more...)

BABE Comes To Children's Theater Company, Opens 1/21/11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2011

As the basis for the Academy Award-nominated film, Babe The Sheep-Pig paid homage to a gallant piglet won by James Cromwell's character "Farmer Hogget." (more...)

San Diego Musical Theatre Presents THE STORY OF MY LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2011

San Diego Musical Theatre is thrilled to present its second production of its 2010-2011 season, the San Diego Premiere of the Broadway musical, THE STORY OF MY LIFE with music and lyrics by Neil Bartram, book by Brian Hill, musical direction by Don LeMaster and directed by Ovation Award-winner Nick DeGruccio. (more...)

The Art of the Storyteller Features Jodi Picoult at Northern Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2011

Northern Stage presents internationally acclaimed best-selling author Jodi Picoult as you've never seen her before. (more...)

THE WIZARD OF OZ Blog: Meet the Cast!
by THE WIZARD OF OZ Blog - Jan 21, 2011

We caught up with The Wizard of Oz cast during the last few weeks of rehearsals - here they all are to say hello! (more...)

Rachel Rockwell Directs Leaving Iowa on Pheasant Run Mainstage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2011

The newly named Fox Valley Repertory, formerlyNoble Fool Theatricals, proudly presents Leaving Iowa, a touching comedy about recounting youth and family vacations, directed by Chicago's award-winning Rachel Rockwell, at the Pheasant Run Resort Mainstage (4051 E. Main St., St. Charles, IL; admin telephone 630-443-0438). (more...)

THE WIZARD OF OZ Blog: 'Green Screen' Witch Shoot!
by THE WIZARD OF OZ Blog - Jan 20, 2011

Recently, members of The Wizard of Oz creative team popped along to a film studio to shoot a very special bit of 'Green Screen' footage that will be used in the upcoming production. Here, resident director Kate Golledge, takes us behind the scenes to see what went on - let us know if you spot the footage in the show! (more...)

Menzie & Michael to Play New Cabaret Series at North Central College 2/13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2011

Couples can celebrate Valentine's Day weekend with romantic music from the silver screen when award-winning duo Beckie Menzie and Tom Michael perform "Reel Love: An Evening of Hollywood Romance" Feb. 13 at North Central College. (more...)

Photo Flash: Al Final del Arco Iris llega al Marquina
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jan 19, 2011

Ayer se presentó en el Teatro Marquina de Madrid Al Final Del Arcoíris, adaptación al castellano del musical End Of The Rainbow, estrenado recientemente y con gran éxito en el West End londinense, protagonizado en España por Natalia Dicenta, que se mete en la piel de Judy Garland, protagonista de la inolvidable película The Wizard of Oz, entre otras. (more...)

Northern Stage Presents SEARCH FOR INTELLIGENT LIFE, 1/19-2/6
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2011

If a group of aliens asked you to show them around, what would you show them? How would you explain life on Earth? How would you explain fried clams at Howard Johnson's? (more...)

THE WIZARD OF OZ Blog: London Palladium Developments
by THE WIZARD OF OZ Blog - Jan 18, 2011

Wizard of Oz Production Manager Matt takes us back to the London Palladium to see how the theatre's looking as the first preview approaches - only a few weeks to go! (more...)

Portland Ovations Announces Blue Man Group Theatrical Tour 2/4-6
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2011

NETworks Presentations, LLC and Blue Man Productions are pleased to announce a new theatrical touring production will stop at Portland's Merrill Auditorium for four performances from February 4th to February 6th. (more...)

ATC Presents THE BIG MEAL 2/3-3/6
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2011

American Theater Company (ATC) continues its 26th season with the World Premiere of The Big Meal, written by New York Times 2010 Outstanding Playwright Award-winner Dan LeFranc and directed by Dexter Bullard. (more...)

Fox Theatre Welcomes Blue Man Group, 1/18-23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2011

NETworks Presentations, LLC and Blue Man Productions are pleased to announce a new theatrical touring production of Blue Man Group will perform at the Fabulous Fox Theatre in Atlanta from January 18-23, 2011. Tickets are on sale NOW at Ticketmaster outlets, the Fox Theatre Box Office, 800-982-2787 and www.ticketmaster.com. Special group rates are available through Fox Theatre Group Sales at 404-881-2000. (more...)

Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre Presents HAIRSPRAY, 2/3-3/27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2011

Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre presents the big fat Broadway blockbuster Hairspray for the first time in February. This fun and fabulous eight-time Tony Award-winning show is on stage for eight big weeks - Feb. 3 through March 27. (more...)

San Diego Musical Theatre Presents THE STORY OF MY LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2011

San Diego Musical Theatre is thrilled to present its second production of its 2010-2011 season, the San Diego Premiere of the Broadway musical, THE STORY OF MY LIFE with music and lyrics by Neil Bartram, book by Brian Hill, musical direction by Don LeMaster and directed by Ovation Award-winner Nick DeGruccio. (more...)

Blue Man Group Brings First Theatrical Tour to Warner Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2011

The high-octane theatrical experience that is Blue Man Group will pump up the Warner Theatre for a limited engagement, March 23 to April 3, 2011. (more...)

THE WIZARD OF OZ Blog: Danielle's Dressing Room
by THE WIZARD OF OZ Blog - Feb 2, 2011

With rehearsals for The Wizard of Oz now well underway - and the first preview just a few days away - our Dorothy, Danielle Hope, gives us a quick tour of her dressing room, shows off her ruby slippers, and gives us a glimpse of her Dorothy outfit! (more...)

Colony Theatre Presents MOONLIGHT AND MAGNOLIAS 2/2-3/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2011

The Colony Theatre Company is excited to present the fourth production of its 36th season, MOONLIGHT AND MAGNOLIAS, written by Ron Hutchinson and directed by Andrew Barnicle (Celadine, Gunmetal Blues). (more...)

Colony Theatre Presents MOONLIGHT AND MAGNOLIAS 2/2-3/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2011

The Colony Theatre Company is excited to present the fourth production of its 36th season, MOONLIGHT AND MAGNOLIAS, written by Ron Hutchinson and directed by Andrew Barnicle (Celadine, Gunmetal Blues). (more...)

Philhallmonic Society to Perform for REACH THE WORLD Dinner, 2/9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2011

The Philhallmonic Society will perform at Reach the World's 2011 Benefit Dinner at The Loeb Boathouse in Central Park, February 9, 2011. With the motto, 'we sing so others can soar,' The Philhallmonic Society is a unique organization under the leadership of international Broadway composer, conductor and producer Phil Hall, and is staged by Broadway dancer and choreographer Mark Santoro. www.thephilhallmonicsociety.org. (more...)

NY Pops Honor Judy Garland's Carnegie Hall Debut with Reineke, Brown, Headley & Olivo, 3/11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2011

Fifty years after her legendary Carnegie Hall debut, The New York Pops remembers Hollywood icon Judy Garland with a song-for-song re-creation of the 1961 performance that is referred to by so many as "the greatest night in show business history". (more...)

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