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Broadway/San Diego Announces 2010-2011 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2011

Broadway/San Diego ~ A Nederlander Presentation, continues its 34th Season of great theatre with a variety of choices for all audiences. We offer the hottest ticket in town to ten of Broadway's best, from classic musicals to rock icons to beloved family fare - not to mention dance! (more...)

SHREK, BILLY ELLIOT et al. Set for Fox Associates '10-'11 Bway Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 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...)

Molaskey, Chapin et al to Direct Concerts for 2011 Lyrics and Lyricists Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 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...)

92Y'S LYRICS & LYRICISTS Celebrates BUCKY PIZZARELLI'S 85th Birthday 1/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2011

Legendary jazz guitarist (and 92Y audience favorite) Bucky Pizzarelli performed and recorded with iconic singers from Frank Sinatra and Tony Bennett to Peggy Lee, Rosemary Clooney, Sarah Vaughan and countless others. (more...)

THE WIZARD OF OZ Blog: A Swing Around the Oz Rehearsal Room
by THE WIZARD OF OZ Blog - Jan 8, 2011

We head back to The Wizard of Oz rehearsal rooms to catch up with some of the company's swings - Olly, Becky, Ceili and Anna - who take some time out to explain to us exactly what being a swing means! (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...)

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Comes To The Fox, Closes 1/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2011

'We are thrilled to bring back the award-winning smash hit Broadway musical, Disney's Beauty and the Beast,' states Christopher B. Manos, Producer of Theater of the Stars. 'Produced by NETworks Presentations, this elaborate theatrical production will come to life on stage at the Fabulous Fox Theatre from January 12-16, 2011. (more...)

Obsidian Theatre Company and Nightwood Theatre Present RUINED, Opens 1/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2011

Obsidian Theatre Company in association with Nightwood Theatre is thrilled to present the Toronto premiere of the 2009 Pulitzer Prize award-winning play Ruined. Written by Lynn Nottage and starring theatre and film veterans, Yanna McIntosh and Sterling Jarvis, the story is set in a small mining town in the civil war-torn Democratic Republic of the Congo. (more...)

THE WIZARD OF OZ Blog: Set Design
by THE WIZARD OF OZ Blog - Jan 14, 2011

In the second part of our interview with Wizard of Oz Set and Costume Designer Rob Jones, he tells us how everything in Oz land is coming together... (more...)

Gretna Theatre Presents LOVE ROUND THE PIANO, 2/14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2011

Gretna Theatre and The Lantern Lodge are thrilled to present Broadway's Timothy Shew and Jane Brockman in a dinner-cabaret event 'Love 'Round the Piano' for two performances only on Saturday, February 12 and Sunday, February 13, 2011. Guests will be treated to a fully served dinner at the famed dining and lodging establishment in Myerstown followed by a cabaret featuring love songs from Broadway sung by two of our favorite leading actors, Timothy Shew and Jane Brockman. Gretna Theatre producing artistic director Larry Frenock said, 'We are so fortunate to have Broadway blockbuster talent such as Tim and Jane to star in our shows during the summer seasons. The level of talent Gretna Theatre attracts is very exciting - and we are grateful they could slip away from their busy New York careers to join us for this special Valentine's Day Weekend of love songs!' (more...)

SOUND OFF SPECIAL INTERVIEW: Lance Horne Talks New Album, Upcoming Concerts & PROMETHEUS BOUND
by Pat Cerasaro - Jan 13, 2011

Composer, conductor, arranger and all-around music man Lance Horne is a very busy musician these days: this week's GENIUS OF AUTISM benefit and the upcoming American Songbook Series of shows in New York; the Planet Hollywood Las Vegas spectacular playing twice-nightly to sold-out crowds called VEGAS: THE MUSICAL, about to re-open with a slew of new material; a series of London concerts followed by a European tour; conducting at the Sydney Opera House; and a brand new album - FIRST THINGS LAST - released this week. All of this without even mentioning the hotly anticipated new productions he has coming up! Keep your eyes peeled for ARTS & CRAFTS, his new musical created with Jake Shears and starring Sandra Bernhard and Justin Bond, as well as the new Diane Paulus production of the fresh Steven Sater translation of PROMETHEUS BOUND starring Gavin Creel. The future looks bright for a talent like Lance's and in this revealing conversation we touch on all of this and much, much more. (more...)

THE WIZARD OF OZ Blog: Danielle Rehearses with Toto
by THE WIZARD OF OZ Blog - Jan 13, 2011

A short clip of our Dorothy, Danielle Hope, as she rehearses with her Toto ahead of Opening Night - which is drawing ever closer! (more...)

ATC Presents THE BIG MEAL 2/3-3/6
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 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...)

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Comes To The Fox 1/12-16/2011
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2011

'We are thrilled to bring back the award-winning smash hit Broadway musical, Disney's Beauty and the Beast,' states Christopher B. Manos, Producer of Theater of the Stars. 'Produced by NETworks Presentations, this elaborate theatrical production will come to life on stage at the Fabulous Fox Theatre from January 12-16, 2011. (more...)

Atlanta Ballet Students to Play Munchkins In National Tour of THE WIZARD OF OZ
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2011

The National Tour of The Wizard of Oz announced that the students from the Atlanta Ballet's Centre for Dance Education will perform the roles of 'munchkins' while this beloved classic is live on stage in their hometown. (more...)

Horne's FIRST THINGS LAST Released 1/11, Features Cumming, Jackson
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2011

LANCE HORNE, the Emmy Award winning composer, musician, vocalist and producer, will release First Things Last, his long-awaited debut recording on January 11, 2011 on the Yellow Sound Label. (more...)

Northern Stage Presents SEARCH FOR INTELLIGENT LIFE, 1/19-2/6
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 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: Set and Costume Designer Rob Jones
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 11, 2011

Check out the first instalment of our interview with Rob Jones, Wizard of Oz Set and Costume Designer, who reveals the details of the design process from sketchbook to stage - and how he and his team work with Production Manager and regular Oz Blogger Matt Towell to create the fantastic land of Oz… (more...)

Molaskey, Chapin et al to Direct Concerts for 2011 Lyrics and Lyricists Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 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...)

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