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Franklin Theatre Reopens 6/3 With 1930s-Themed CelebrationFranklin Theatre Reopens 6/3 With 1930s-Themed Celebration
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2011

The historic Franklin Theatre will reopen June 3 with a 1930s-themed celebration held in its honor in downtown Franklin. Nissan Americas, which opened its Franklin location in 2008, will sponsor the family-friendly weekend events. (more...)

The Grand Theatre Hosts Auditions for THE WIZARD OF OZ, 6/11The Grand Theatre Hosts Auditions for THE WIZARD OF OZ, 6/11
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2011

The Grand Theatre will hold auditions for 'The Wizard of Oz' on Saturday, June 11 from 10: 00 A.M. until 2:00 P.M. at the Grand Theatre Alumni Room located at 1575 South State Street in Salt Lake City. All roles are open. Children age 8 and older are welcome to audition. (more...)

Cast of WIZARD OF OZ Set for CD Signing at Dress Circle, June 2Cast of WIZARD OF OZ Set for CD Signing at Dress Circle, June 2
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2011

Audiences are following the yellow brick road over the rainbow to see Danielle Hope, winner of BBC TV's Over the Rainbow, play Dorothy at The London Palladium, the capital's home of the family musical. Dress Circle will welcome cast members from the production at the Covent Garden Store on Thursday 2nd June. Danielle Hope, Michael Crawford, Hannah Waddingham and David Ganly will be signing the London Cast Recording CD of the show from 1:30pm until 2:15pm. (more...)

Lincoln Amphitheatre Seeks Men and Women For Our American CousinLincoln Amphitheatre Seeks Men and Women For Our American Cousin
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2011

Auditions for the play President Lincoln attended the night of his assassination will take place in June. (more...)

Amphitheatre To Show The Movie The Wizard of Oz June 5Amphitheatre To Show The Movie The Wizard of Oz June 5
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2011

Lincoln Amphitheatre will show the 1939 version of "The Wizard of Oz" on Saturday, June 5. (more...)

Amphitheatre to Host A Gospel Music Gathering on Sunday 6/5Amphitheatre to Host A Gospel Music Gathering on Sunday 6/5
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2011

Lincoln Amphitheatre will host a gospel concert featuring four musical groups/performers on Sunday. (more...)

BILLY ELLIOT Ends Fox Associates '10-'11 Bway Series, Opens 8/10BILLY ELLIOT Ends Fox Associates '10-'11 Bway Series, Opens 8/10
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2011

Fox Associates announces its stellar 2010-2011 U.S. Bank Broadway Series. Alongside the previously announced engagement of Broadway's latest sensation BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL, winner of the 2009 Tony Award® for Best Musical; will be Rodgers & Hammerstein's SOUTH PACIFIC, a stunning reinvention produced by Lincoln Center Theater, making its St. Louis debut. Also included in the series are: SHREK THE MUSICAL, based on the Oscar®-winning DreamWorks film that started it all, brings the hilarious story of everyone's favorite ogre to life on stage; 9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL the new musical comedy, direct from Broadway & based on the hit movie; and NEXT TO NORMAL winner of three 2009 Tony Awards including Best Score. The story of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, JERSEY BOYS returns to round out the six show series. (more...)

THE WIZARD OF OZ BLOG: Final Words from Michael CrawfordTHE WIZARD OF OZ BLOG: Final Words from Michael Crawford
by THE WIZARD OF OZ Blog - May 27, 2011

The Wizard of Oz promises to be the biggest theatre event of the West End year, combining all the much-loved songs from the Oscar-winning movie score with new songs by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, marking the first time they have worked together in over 30 years on a new production. (more...)

Wizard of Oz Album Signing Held at Dress Circle June 2Wizard of Oz Album Signing Held at Dress Circle June 2
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2011

Wizard Of Oz cast members are set to appear at London's Dress Circle for an exclusive album signing event. The signing will be held between 1:30pm and 2:15pm on Thursday June 2nd. (more...)

DM Playhouse Adds The 39 Steps And Moonlight and Magnolias To SeasonDM Playhouse Adds The 39 Steps And Moonlight and Magnolias To Season
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2011

The Des Moines Community Playhouse announces two additional titles for the upcoming, 2011-12 season: 'The 39 Steps,' Oct. 21-Nov. 6, 2011, and 'Moonlight and Magnolias,' June 8-24, 2012. (more...)

ROCK OF AGES et al. to Play at New Haven's Shubert Theater for 2011 -12 SeasonROCK OF AGES et al. to Play at New Haven's Shubert Theater for 2011 -12 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2011

The national tour of 'Rock of Ages' will play the 97-year-old Shubert Theater in New Haven in December. The musical will be making its Connecticut debut. The non-Equity show will be part of the 2011-12 seat at the theater and will run Dec. 9 to 11. The musical is described as 'an arena-rock love story told through the 80s hits of Journey, REO Speedwagon, Pat Benatar and more.' (more...)

Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE WIZARD OF OZ Cast Recording Gets US Release June 28thAndrew Lloyd Webber's THE WIZARD OF OZ Cast Recording Gets US Release June 28th
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2011

The 2011 London Palladium cast recording of Andrew Lloyd Webber's stunning new production of The Wizard of Oz is currently available digitally and will be in stores June 28th through Decca Broadway in America. This 24 track set includes all the much-loved songs from the Oscar-winning movie score by Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg, plus new songs by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice. (more...)

Orpheum Announces 2011 Summer Movies & Memphis Film FestOrpheum Announces 2011 Summer Movies & Memphis Film Fest
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2011

The Orpheum Theatre has announced today the lineup for the 2011 Summer Movie Series, sponsored by Roadshow MINI, BB Kings, and Itta Bena. (more...)

Disney to Release OZ Film in March 2013Disney to Release OZ Film in March 2013
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2011

According to ComingSoon.net, Disney plans to release 'Oz, the Great and Powerful', a prequel to 'The Wizard of Oz,' in March 2013. Set to star in the film are the previously reported Michelle Williams, James Franco, Mila Kunis and Rachel Weisz. (more...)

Little White Bird & Good To Go Presents BROADWAY SESSIONS May 26Little White Bird & Good To Go Presents BROADWAY SESSIONS May 26
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2011

Little White Bird Productions & Good To Go Entertainment, Inc. present BROADWAY SESSIONS (more...)

Jackie Hoffman and Elizabeth Hagstedt to Appear in The RAsJackie Hoffman and Elizabeth Hagstedt to Appear in The RAs
by TV News Desk - May 24, 2011

Jackie Hoffman, currently appearing on Broadway as Grandma Addams in The Addams Family, and Elizabeth Hagstedt, who appeared as Mrs. Lovett, Pirelli and the Beggar Woman in the national tour of John Doyle's production of Sweeney Todd, are among the cast of The RAs, a new web drama about a group of juniors at a performing arts college who come of age in 1999. (more...)

WIZARD OF OZ BLOG: Waddingham Becomes Wicked Witch Part IIWIZARD OF OZ BLOG: Waddingham Becomes Wicked Witch Part II
by THE WIZARD OF OZ Blog - May 23, 2011

Audiences are following the yellow brick road over the rainbow to see Danielle Hope, winner of BBC TV's Over the Rainbow, play Dorothy at The London Palladium, the capital's home of the family musical. Click below for an inside look at Hannah Waddingham's daily process of becoming the Wicked Witch- part 2! (more...)

Rrazz Room Announces Upcoming Shows and EventsRrazz Room Announces Upcoming Shows and Events
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2011

Seating is host escorted and assigned on a first come first serve basis. The Rrazz Room is a two-drink minimum venue All-ages venue (more...)

2011 Concert Series in the State Park Announces Lineup2011 Concert Series in the State Park Announces Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2011

Gospel, history storytelling, and Civil War music will be the featuring themes for Lincoln Amphitheatre's three-date concert series in June. (more...)

Molaskey, Chapin et al to Direct Concerts for 2011 Lyrics and Lyricists SeasonMolaskey, Chapin et al to Direct Concerts for 2011 Lyrics and Lyricists Season
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2011

92nd Street Y has announced the 2011 line-up for Lyrics & LyricistsTM, its celebrated American Songbook series. Deborah Grace Winer will return for her third season as artistic director of the series. Guest artistic directors of the season's individual concerts will be John Pizzarelli, Jessica Molaskey, David Loud, Ted Chapin, and Amanda Green; Winer will create one of the season's shows as well. (more...)

Cortland Rep Announces Summer SeasonCortland Rep Announces Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2011

Cortland Repertory Theatre celebrates our "Ruby Jubilee" 40th Anniversary year of presenting quality, professional summer productions in Dwyer Memorial Park, Preble, NY - 10 minutes north of Homer on Route 281 from the south, or off Exit 13 of Route 81 from the north. (more...)

92Y'S Lyrics & Lyricists Presents CARRIED AWAY: BEING COMDEN AND GREEN92Y'S Lyrics & Lyricists Presents CARRIED AWAY: BEING COMDEN AND GREEN
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2011

Their partnership was one of Broadway and Hollywood's longest runs. Together, Betty Comden and Adolph Green wrote words that gave life to On the Town, Wonderful Town, Bells are Ringing and Singin' in the Rain. Phyllis Newman, Tony Award-winner and Green's wife of more than four decades, summons the essence of their genius - irreverence, humanity, sophisticated wit and joy - in the Lyrics & Lyricists™ season closer Carried Away: Being Comden and Green on May 21, 22 and 23. Joining her are vocalists Sarah Uriarte Berry, Josh Grisetti, Marcus Lovett, Mary Testa and Zakiya Young, with special guest vocalist Leslie Uggams. (more...)

Molaskey, Chapin et al to Direct Concerts for 2011 Lyrics and Lyricists SeasonMolaskey, Chapin et al to Direct Concerts for 2011 Lyrics and Lyricists Season
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2011

92nd Street Y has announced the 2011 line-up for Lyrics & LyricistsTM, its celebrated American Songbook series. Deborah Grace Winer will return for her third season as artistic director of the series. Guest artistic directors of the season's individual concerts will be John Pizzarelli, Jessica Molaskey, David Loud, Ted Chapin, and Amanda Green; Winer will create one of the season's shows as well. (more...)

Casa Mañana Presents The Wizard of Oz 4/29-5/22Casa Mañana Presents The Wizard of Oz 4/29-5/22
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2011

Community Bank presents Casa Mañana's Children's Theatre production of The Wizard of Oz at Casa Mañana Theatre, April 29 - May 22. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

Local Mancini Award Winners to Compete in Nat'l Musical Theater Competition in NY, 6/27Local Mancini Award Winners to Compete in Nat'l Musical Theater Competition in NY, 6/27
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2011

The Post-Gazette reports that John Michael Taormina from Quigley Catholic High School and Bethany Menjivar from Ambridge Area High School are Mancini Award winners picked to compete at the National High School Musical Theater Awards in New York. (more...)

Beth Fowler & Richard Kline Lead Penguin Season-Opener GREETINGS!Beth Fowler & Richard Kline Lead Penguin Season-Opener GREETINGS!
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2011

Two-time Tony Award nominee Beth Fowler and Richard Kline, known to millions of TV watchers as "Larry" on the classic sitcom Three's Company, will star in Greetings!, Tom Dudzick's heartwarming comedy about a family blessed by an unexpected miracle, at Penguin Rep Theatre, artistic director Joe Brancato and executive director Andrew M. Horn announced today. (more...)

Lincoln Amphitheatre To Show E.T. on Saturday June 4-17Lincoln Amphitheatre To Show E.T. on Saturday June 4-17
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2011

Lincoln Amphitheatre will show the 1982 Steven Spielberg movie E.T.: The Terrestrial this Saturday at 8 p.m. CDT. (more...)

Cabrillo Presents THE SOUND OF MUSIC, Opens July 22Cabrillo Presents THE SOUND OF MUSIC, Opens July 22
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2011

The hills will be alive in Thousand Oaks as Cabrillo Music Theatre proudly announces its brand-new production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE SOUND OF MUSIC. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Inside Todrick Hall's 'I Wanna Be On GLEE'STAGE TUBE: Inside Todrick Hall's 'I Wanna Be On GLEE'
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 19, 2011

DanceOn, the YouTube partnership channel dedicated to dance videos, released their exclusive interview with former American Idol contestant Todrick Hall (Memphis, The Color Purple). Todrick discusses what inspired his recent audition video for Glee, and the process of putting the shoot together. Todrick's single 'I Wanna Be on Glee' is currently available on iTunes- http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/i-wanna-be-on-glee-single/id436934842 (more...)

West End LIVE To Bring The Best of London's Entertainment to Trafalgar West End LIVE To Bring The Best of London's Entertainment to Trafalgar
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2011

More than 20 world class shows are set to take to the stage in Trafalgar Square on the 18th and 19th June for the seventh West End LIVE. (more...)

Drury Lane Theatre Presents BROADWAY BOUND, Previews June 9Drury Lane Theatre Presents BROADWAY BOUND, Previews June 9
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2011

Drury Lane Theatre presents Neil Simon's Tony Award-winning dramatic comedy BROADWAY BOUND, previewing June 9, opening June 16 and running through July 31 at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane. (more...)

Random Farms Kids Theater Hosts Auditions for THE NEW KID June 18Random Farms Kids Theater Hosts Auditions for THE NEW KID June 18
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2011

The Random Farms Kids Theater, Inc. (as featured in The New York Times, on NBC's 'Today In New York' and in 'The Wizard of Oz' at Madison Square Garden) will be holding auditions for the fourth season of its touring production of 'The New Kid' on June 18 at The Random Farms Performing Arts Center in Elmsford, NY (15 minutes from the Tappan Zee Bridge; 35 from the GW Bridge; 45 from Manhattan). (more...)

5th Avenue Awards Nominees Announced5th Avenue Awards Nominees Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2011

The 5th Avenue Theatre is pleased to announce the nominees for its ninth annual 5th Avenue Awards Honoring High School Musical Theater, the acclaimed program sponsored by Wells Fargo and supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts. (more...)

Amphitheatre to Host A Gospel Music Gathering on Sunday 6/5Amphitheatre to Host A Gospel Music Gathering on Sunday 6/5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2011

Lincoln Amphitheatre will host a gospel concert featuring four musical groups/performers on Sunday. (more...)

Rogue Machine Presents LA Premiere of BLACKBIRD, Opens 6/5Rogue Machine Presents LA Premiere of BLACKBIRD, Opens 6/5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2011

Multi-award winning Rogue Machine brings David Harrower's critically acclaimed play Blackbird to Los Angeles for the first time. The company's recently extended run of Small Engine Repair (CRITIC'S CHOICE-LA Times; GO- LA Weekly, CRITIC'S PICK-Backstage, Ovation RECOMMENDED) will run simultaneously with this production, in Rogue Machine's larger space at Theatre Theater, during the first few weeks in June. (more...)

Costco Offers Tix Vouchers for One Broadway/SD Show For the Holidays 12/7Costco Offers Tix Vouchers for One Broadway/SD Show For the Holidays 12/7
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2011

Discount Ticket Gift Vouchers good for one (1) PAIR of Section A tickets to a select performance of one of BROADWAY/SAN DIEGO's hottest 2010-2011 Season shows, are now available at select COSTCO store locations for only $96.99! For a strictly limited time, savvy shoppers can save up to 39% on select Tuesday - Friday performances of The Wizard of Oz, MAMMA MIA!, SHREK THE MUSICAL or HAIR! For details, go to BroadwaySD.com. (more...)

Linda Park, J. Michael Flynn Featured in Love in American Times 5/12-6/5Linda Park, J. Michael Flynn Featured in Love in American Times 5/12-6/5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2011

An experienced, talented cast takes on the age-old tradition of matchmaking with a contemporary twist in San Jose Repertory Theatre's world premiere of Love in American Times, by Philip Kan Gotanda. Love in American Times is directed by San Jose Rep's Artistic Director Rick Lombardo, and will run from May 12 through June 5, 2011. (more...)

Lincoln Amphitheatre To Show E.T. on Saturday June 4-17Lincoln Amphitheatre To Show E.T. on Saturday June 4-17
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2011

Lincoln Amphitheatre will show the 1982 Steven Spielberg movie E.T.: The Terrestrial this Saturday at 8 p.m. CDT. (more...)

Cast of WIZARD OF OZ Set for CD Signing at Dress Circle TodayCast of WIZARD OF OZ Set for CD Signing at Dress Circle Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2011

Audiences are following the yellow brick road over the rainbow to see Danielle Hope, winner of BBC TV's Over the Rainbow, play Dorothy at The London Palladium, the capital's home of the family musical. Dress Circle will welcome cast members from the production at the Covent Garden Store on Thursday 2nd June. Danielle Hope, Michael Crawford, Hannah Waddingham and David Ganly will be signing the London Cast Recording CD of the show from 1:30pm until 2:15pm. (more...)

Orpheum Announces 2011 Summer Movies & Memphis Film FestOrpheum Announces 2011 Summer Movies & Memphis Film Fest
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2011

The Orpheum Theatre has announced today the lineup for the 2011 Summer Movie Series, sponsored by Roadshow MINI, BB Kings, and Itta Bena. (more...)

Franklin Theatre Reopens 6/3 With 1930s-Themed CelebrationFranklin Theatre Reopens 6/3 With 1930s-Themed Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2011

The historic Franklin Theatre will reopen June 3 with a 1930s-themed celebration held in its honor in downtown Franklin. Nissan Americas, which opened its Franklin location in 2008, will sponsor the family-friendly weekend events. (more...)

THE WIZARD OF OZ BLOG: Edward Baker-Duly Becomes the Tin ManTHE WIZARD OF OZ BLOG: Edward Baker-Duly Becomes the Tin Man
by THE WIZARD OF OZ Blog - Jun 2, 2011

Audiences are following the yellow brick road over the rainbow to see Danielle Hope, winner of BBC TV's Over the Rainbow, play Dorothy at The London Palladium, the capital's home of the family musical. Click below for an inside look at Edward Baker-Duly's daily process of becoming the Tin Man! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: WIZARD OF OZ Cast Signs Albums at Dress CircleSTAGE TUBE: WIZARD OF OZ Cast Signs Albums at Dress Circle
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 2, 2011

Audiences are following the yellow brick road over the rainbow to see Danielle Hope, winner of BBC TV's Over the Rainbow, play Dorothy at The London Palladium, the capital's home of the family musical. Dress Circle welcomed cast members from the production at the Covent Garden Store on Thursday 2nd June, where Danielle Hope, Michael Crawford, Hannah Waddingham and David Ganly signed the London Cast Recording. Click below for an inside look at the event! (more...)

Jekyll & Hyde Returns to Pittsburgh CLOJekyll & Hyde Returns to Pittsburgh CLO
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2011

Audiences will be captivated by this heart-wrenching tale of good intentions gone awry in Pittsburgh CLO's production of Jekyll & Hyde, June 14-26 at the Benedum Center. (more...)

Wizard of Oz Album Signing Held at Dress Circle June 2Wizard of Oz Album Signing Held at Dress Circle June 2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2011

Wizard Of Oz cast members are set to appear at London's Dress Circle for an exclusive album signing event. The signing will be held between 1:30pm and 2:15pm on Thursday June 2nd. (more...)

The Collaborative Act Studio Announces its 4th Season The Collaborative Act Studio Announces its 4th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2011

The Collaborative Act Studio is pleased to announce its 4th season - "SUMMER STOCK 2011" - Now at The Ritz Theatre in Haddon Township, NJ ! (more...)

BWW Interviews: On The LINE - Abby Horrell from Keeton's A CHORUS LINEBWW Interviews: On The LINE - Abby Horrell from Keeton's A CHORUS LINE
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 1, 2011

Director Kate Adams-Johnson, aka Nashville's busiest choreographer, is putting yet another cast through its paces in preparation for yet another opening night. Only this time, she's serious. Very serious. The show she's helming this time, you see, seems to be every dancer's holy grail: A Chorus Line. In the cast, you'll find a blending of familiar faces and newcomers. During the run-up to the show's June 9 opening night, we'll introduce you to Kate's cast - and next up is a relative Nashville theater newbie: Abby Horrell, who is so young (she's a rising senior at University School of Nashville) that even the movie version of A Chorus Line was out before she was born. But she's obviously talented and has a good head on her shoulders - plus she already knows how to answer the difficult questions... (more...)

Wayside Theatre's T. Carter Fussell Awards Go To area Local High SchoolsWayside Theatre's T. Carter Fussell Awards Go To area Local High Schools
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2011

The Wayside Theatre Artist Director, Warner Crocker announced today that the T. Carter Fussell Awards recipients. (more...)

CRT Kicks off 40th Anniversary Season with Rumors June 8-18CRT Kicks off 40th Anniversary Season with Rumors June 8-18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2011

Cortland Repertory Theatre starts their celebratory 40th Anniversary "Ruby Jubilee" season at the Little York Pavilion with "Rumors", a hysterical farce penned by America's Master of Comedy, Neil Simon. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Disney's ALADDIN in Seattle!Full Cast Announced for Disney's ALADDIN in Seattle!
by BWW - Jun 1, 2011

The 5th Avenue Theatre is thrilled to announce casting for the highly anticipated premiere of Disney's Aladdin, a new stage musical. The show will feature Adam Jacobs and Courtney Reed as Aladdin and Jasmine, James Monroe Iglehart as the Genie, and Seattle mainstay Seán G. Griffin as the Sultan. Jonathan Freeman takes the stage to embody the role he originally voiced for the film, the Royal Vizier Jafar. He is joined by comedic favorite Don Darryl Rivera as Iago. Aladdin restores a trio of characters originally conceived by the film's creators: Omar, Babkak, and Kassim, played by Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Brian Gonzales, and Brandon O'Neill, respectively. Broadway's Casey Nicholaw will direct. With book by Chad Beguelin and hit songs including 'Friend Like Me,' 'Prince Ali,' and the Oscar-winning 'A Whole New World' by Alan Menken, Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, Aladdin will enchant audiences of all ages. (more...)

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