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West End Star Sophie Evans to Join Richard and Adam at Wolverhampton Grand TheatreWest End Star Sophie Evans to Join Richard and Adam at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

Star of the West End, SOPHIE EVANS is announced as a special guest for Britain's Got Talent finalists RICHARD AND ADAM's At The Musicals concert on Valentines Day at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre. (more...)

VIDEO: Christy Carlson Romano & More Broadway Vets to Star in Animated YELLOW BRICK ROADVIDEO: Christy Carlson Romano & More Broadway Vets to Star in Animated YELLOW BRICK ROAD
by TV News Desk - Jan 5, 2015

YELLOW BRICK ROAD, an animated movie musical based on 'The Wizard of Oz' is currently in pre-production. (more...)

Paul Boyd's Cult Musical MOLLY WOBBLY Gets 7-Week West End Run at Leicester Square TheatrePaul Boyd's Cult Musical MOLLY WOBBLY Gets 7-Week West End Run at Leicester Square Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2015

Paul Boyd's cult musical MOLLY WOBBLY is to get a 7-week West End run for at Leicester Square Theatre, Jan. 27-Mar. 14. (more...)

The Center for the Arts to Present THE WIZARD OF OZThe Center for the Arts to Present THE WIZARD OF OZ
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2015

The Center for the Arts will present The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum. Directed by Matthew Hayes Hunter, Music Direction by Emily Dennis, Choreography by Hayley Orozco. This musical adventure is a genuine family classic: an orphaned young girl unhappy with her drab black-and-white existence on her aunt and uncle's dusty Kansas farm. Dorothy yearns to travel 'over the rainbow' to a different world, and she gets her wish when a tornado whisks her and her little dog, Toto, to the land of Oz. (more...)

'HOLMES AND CARTER', STRICTLY DISHONORABLE and More Set for East Lynne Theater's 35th Season'HOLMES AND CARTER', STRICTLY DISHONORABLE and More Set for East Lynne Theater's 35th Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2014

?The award-winning Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company announces its 2015 Cape May Mainstage Season. This is ELTC's 35th year of delighting audiences with classic gems, a world premiere, and radio-style productions. The theme for 2015 is 'Unexpected Encounters." (more...)

Children's Theatre at Way Off Broadway to Open 2015 Season with THE BERENSTAIN BEARS ON STAGEChildren's Theatre at Way Off Broadway to Open 2015 Season with THE BERENSTAIN BEARS ON STAGE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2014

The Children's Theatre at Way Off Broadway is ready once again to bring a season of family entertainment to the region when its new season opens in January. Kicking off the 2015 Children's Theatre Season will be the area premiere of The Berenstain Bears On Stage. (more...)

La Mirada Theatre Announces Full Cast for BILLY ELLIOT; Performances Begin Next Month!La Mirada Theatre Announces Full Cast for BILLY ELLIOT; Performances Begin Next Month!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2014

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & MC COY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT announce the complete cast as they present pure "electricity" with the third show of their 2014-2015 season, the Southern California Regional Premiere of the ten-time Tony Award-winning musical, BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL, music by Elton John, book and lyrics by Lee Hall, musical direction by John Glaudini, choreography by Dana Solimando and directed by Brian Kite. BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL will preview on Friday, January 16, 2015 (with a press opening on Saturday, January 17) and run through Sunday, February 8, 2015 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd in La Mirada. (more...)

Swarovski Adds Embellished Costumes & More to Disney's CINDERELLA MovieSwarovski Adds Embellished Costumes & More to Disney's CINDERELLA Movie
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2014

Swarovski has collaborated with the Academy Award winning costume designer Sandy Powell to add some fairy tale sparkle to Disney's new enchanting live action film Cinderella. Directed by Kenneth Branagh and starring Lily James in the title role, Cinderella is due for release on March 13 th, 2015. (more...)

Simon Gallaher to Join WICKED in Perth & BrisbaneSimon Gallaher to Join WICKED in Perth & Brisbane
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2014

Leading Australian theatre producer John Frost today announced that the role of the Wizard for the Brisbane and Perth seasons of the Broadway musical will be played by much loved musical theatre star Simon Gallaher. (more...)

Last Chance to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Boise AwardsLast Chance to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Boise Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 26, 2014

It's your last week to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Boise Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 26th. Voting closes at the end of the year, in under one week! (more...)

Last Chance to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Cleveland AwardsLast Chance to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Cleveland Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 26, 2014

It's your last week to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Cleveland Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 26th. Voting closes at the end of the year, in under one week! (more...)

Last Chance to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Dallas AwardsLast Chance to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Dallas Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 26, 2014

It's your last week to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Dallas Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 26th. Voting closes at the end of the year, in under one week! (more...)

Last Chance to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Sioux Falls AwardsLast Chance to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Sioux Falls Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 26, 2014

It's your last week to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Sioux Falls Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 26th. Voting closes at the end of the year, in under one week! (more...)

Last Chance to Vote for the BroadwayWorld West Virginia AwardsLast Chance to Vote for the BroadwayWorld West Virginia Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 26, 2014

It's your last week to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld West Virginia Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 26th. Voting closes at the end of the year, in under one week! (more...)

THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: A Gleeful Judy Garland ChristmasTHEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: A Gleeful Judy Garland Christmas
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 25, 2014

Today we revisit one of the most memorable holiday specials ever created in honor of Christmas. (more...)

Tim Realbuto Announces Full Cast for WUNDERKIND in Orlando, 12/27Tim Realbuto Announces Full Cast for WUNDERKIND in Orlando, 12/27
by BWW News Desk - Dec 24, 2014

?Award winning New York Theatre performer/ writer and self proclaimed "semi-star" Tim Realbuto has decided to end his critically acclaimed (not-so-solo) solo show Wunderkind in Orlando, Florida on Saturday, December 27th at 8:00 PM. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Emily Behny of WICKED National TourBWW Interviews: Emily Behny of WICKED National Tour
by Jeffrey Karasarides - Dec 23, 2014

Returning to the Durham Performing Arts Center from January 7th-25th is the national touring production of Broadway's smash hit musical Wicked featuring Emily Behny in the role of Nessarose, a role originated on Broadway by Michelle Frederer. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in New Hampshire - Week of 12/21/2014Now Playing Onstage in New Hampshire - Week of 12/21/2014
by BWW - Dec 21, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/21/2014 for New Hampshire (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Milwaukee, WI - Week of 12/21/2014Now Playing Onstage in Milwaukee, WI - Week of 12/21/2014
by BWW - Dec 21, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/21/2014 for Milwaukee, WI (more...)

Free Concert UNDER THE MISTLETOE Set for Lincoln Center TodayFree Concert UNDER THE MISTLETOE Set for Lincoln Center Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2014

Need a little music? Need a little laughter? Need a little singing, ringing through the rafter? Then take that road before you and come see high stepping showgirls at this toe-tapping celebration of mistletoe and holiday madness. (more...)

SOUND OFF: 2014 Holiday Round-Up! 25+ Must-Own Theatre ItemsSOUND OFF: 2014 Holiday Round-Up! 25+ Must-Own Theatre Items
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 20, 2014

Today we are revisiting the very best theatre-related items released in 2014 in honor of the holiday shopping season being upon us. (more...)

WICKED's Willemijn Verkaik and More Join Tamsin Greig in West End's WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWNWICKED's Willemijn Verkaik and More Join Tamsin Greig in West End's WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

According to the Daily Mail, Pedro Almodovar's WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN has added more big names to its cast, including WICKED's Willemijn Verkaik and Haydn Oakley, WE WILL ROCK YOU's Ricardo Afonso, JERUSALEM's Sarah Moyle, The Wizard of Oz's Marianne Benedict, and VIVA FOREVER's Rebecca McKinnis. (more...)

Time is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Boise AwardsTime is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Boise Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 19, 2014

Time is ticking on your last chance to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Boise Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 19th. Voting closes at the end of the year! (more...)

Time is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Cleveland AwardsTime is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Cleveland Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 19, 2014

Time is ticking on your last chance to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Cleveland Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 19th. Voting closes at the end of the year! (more...)

Time is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Dallas AwardsTime is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Dallas Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 19, 2014

Time is ticking on your last chance to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Dallas Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 19th. Voting closes at the end of the year! (more...)

Time is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Sioux Falls AwardsTime is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Sioux Falls Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 19, 2014

Time is ticking on your last chance to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Sioux Falls Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 19th. Voting closes at the end of the year! (more...)

Time is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld West Virginia AwardsTime is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld West Virginia Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 19, 2014

Time is ticking on your last chance to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld West Virginia Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 19th. Voting closes at the end of the year! (more...)

THE WIZARD OF OZ Coming to Select U.S. Cinemas for Two Nights Only This JanuaryTHE WIZARD OF OZ Coming to Select U.S. Cinemas for Two Nights Only This January
by Movies News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

Join DorothyTM, TotoTM and the rest of the crew as they head to Emerald CityTM for a special two-night event brought to you by Fathom Events, Turner Classic Movies (TCM) and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. "TCM Presents: The Wizard of Oz" will be shown in select U.S. cinemas (more...)

Cabrillo Music Theatre to Stage Stephen Sondheim's COMPANY in 2015Cabrillo Music Theatre to Stage Stephen Sondheim's COMPANY in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

Cabrillo Music Theatre takes audiences to the island of Manhattan for the Civic Arts Plaza Professional Premiere of COMPANY. The first-ever "concept" musical is by turns funny, pointed and hopeful. Stephen Sondheim's score is packed with some of his best-known tunes. And the honest and witty look at love and relationships is as contemporary as ever. Plus, the intimacy of the Scherr Forum provides the perfect locale, bringing the audience into the action, and creating a theatre experience that unique… and uniquely Cabrillo. Cabrillo Music Theatre's brand-new production of COMPANY opens on Friday, January 23rd, 2015, playing until Sunday, February 8th, at the 396-seat Scherr Forum at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, located at 2100 Thousand Oaks Boulevard in Thousand Oaks. (more...)

Steven Houghton & More to Join Danielle Hope in THE SOUND OF MUSIC 2015 UK TourSteven Houghton & More to Join Danielle Hope in THE SOUND OF MUSIC 2015 UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

One of the greatest musicals of all time, THE SOUND OF MUSIC, returns to the stage in a magnificent new production which opens on Thursday 15 January at the Churchill Theatre, Bromley ahead of a major national tour. (more...)

La Mirada Theatre and McCoy Rigby Entertainment to Present SoCal Debut of BILLY ELLIOT This WinterLa Mirada Theatre and McCoy Rigby Entertainment to Present SoCal Debut of BILLY ELLIOT This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & MC COY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT present pure 'electricity' with the third show in its 2014-2015 season, the Southern California Regional Premiere of the ten-time Tony Award-winning musical, BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL, music by Elton John, book and lyrics by Lee Hall, musical direction by John Glaudini, choreography by Dana Solimando and directed by Brian Kite. BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL will preview on Friday, January 16, 2015(with a press opening on Saturday, January 17) and run through Sunday, February 8, 2015 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd in La Mirada. (more...)

Desert Ensemble Theatre Company to Present ESPERANZADesert Ensemble Theatre Company to Present ESPERANZA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

Following the great success of its October season opener, Broadway D-Lights, Desert Ensemble Theatre Company continues its fourth season on Saturday, January 24 with a one night-only concert reading of a major new musical: Esperanza-the Musical of Hope. The 7:00 p.m. performance will take place at the Pearl McManus Theater (Palm Springs Woman's Club) at 314 S. Cahuilla Road. Tickets are $22 ($18 for seniors, students and military) and can be reserved by calling 760-565-2476 or by purchasing in advance at www.detctheatre.org. (more...)

WEST SIDE STORY Runs 1/9-18 at The CarnegieWEST SIDE STORY Runs 1/9-18 at The Carnegie
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

hakespeare's unforgettable love story meets modern-day New York City in The Carnegie's presentation of WEST SIDE STORY Jan. 9-18, 2015 directed by Brian Robertson. Combining playwright Arthur Laurents' touching libretto and a masterful score by Leonard Bernstein & Stephen Sondheim, America's most beloved musical is the latest production in The Carnegie's 2014-15 Theatre Series. (more...)

Civil War Epic GONE WITH THE WIND Voted America's Favorite MovieCivil War Epic GONE WITH THE WIND Voted America's Favorite Movie
by Movies News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

It may have premiered 75 years ago, but it would appear that Wind has still got legs: when asked to name their favorite movie of all time, the septuagenarian Civil War epic Gone with the Wind is Americans' top pick again (more...)

COLLEGIATE THEATRICS: NYU's Delaney AmatrudoCOLLEGIATE THEATRICS: NYU's Delaney Amatrudo
by Jeffrey Ellis - Dec 16, 2014

One needn't be clairvoyant to sense that Delaney Amatrudo is destined for stardom; that's been evident, at the very least, since she was a middle schooler. For Nashville area audiences who have been lucky enough to see her live and onstage, it's very obvious that she possesses that ethereal quality which makes her stand out in any crowd, that is especially noticeable when she is onstage, and which burns brightly regardless of the situation. (more...)

SPOILER ALERT! Recap and Review: THE VOICE Final Four Sing on Performance Finale 12/15; Full Review and Pictures!SPOILER ALERT! Recap and Review: THE VOICE Final Four Sing on Performance Finale 12/15; Full Review and Pictures!
by Matt Tamanini - Dec 15, 2014

Well, nearly three months after Adam Levine, Gwen Stefani, Pharrell Williams, and Blake Shelton first hit their 'I Want You' buttons on Season 7 of THE VOICE, we have made it to the finale. 70 artists auditioned for the coaches, 48 were chosen for a team, 20 sang for America's vote, and now only four remain with the hope of being crowned this season's champion. Chris Jamison, Craig Wayne Boyd, Matt McAndrew, and the Wild Card-winning Damien will sing tonight. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Phoenix - Week of 12/14/2014Now Playing Onstage in Phoenix - Week of 12/14/2014
by BWW - Dec 14, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/14/2014 for Phoenix (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in New Hampshire - Week of 12/14/2014Now Playing Onstage in New Hampshire - Week of 12/14/2014
by BWW - Dec 14, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/14/2014 for New Hampshire (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Milwaukee, WI - Week of 12/14/2014Now Playing Onstage in Milwaukee, WI - Week of 12/14/2014
by BWW - Dec 14, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/14/2014 for Milwaukee, WI (more...)

Sunday Special: ANNIE Through the AgesSunday Special: ANNIE Through the Ages
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 14, 2014

With ANNIE returning to the big screen this week, we've rounded up the musical's leading ladies -- both onstage and off -- since 1977! (more...)

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, Dec 13 - Part 2 - Fiasco's INTO THE WOODS, SISTER ACT, CINDERELLA and More!Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, Dec 13 - Part 2 - Fiasco's INTO THE WOODS, SISTER ACT, CINDERELLA and More!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2014

BroadwayWorld collected as many of yesterday's evening Saturday Intermission Pics as we could to bring you Part 2 of our December 13th #SIP round-up. Yesterday's #SIP came from the casts of Fiasco's INTO THE WOODS in NYC, SISTER ACT on tour, Broadway's CINDERELLA and ON THE TOWN, plus lots of regional shows! (more...)

Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Boise Awards - Dugan Jackman Leads!Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Boise Awards - Dugan Jackman Leads!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 13, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Boise Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th. (more...)

Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Cleveland Awards - Pat Miller Leads!Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Cleveland Awards - Pat Miller Leads!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 13, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Cleveland Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th. (more...)

Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Dallas Awards - K. Rea Leads!Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Dallas Awards - K. Rea Leads!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 13, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Dallas Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th. (more...)

Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Boise Awards - Dugan Jackman Leads!Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Boise Awards - Dugan Jackman Leads!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 13, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Boise Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th. (more...)

Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Sioux Falls Awards - Molly Vetter Leads!Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Sioux Falls Awards - Molly Vetter Leads!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 13, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Sioux Falls Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th. (more...)

Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld West Virginia Awards - Hebb, Blackstock Tied!Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld West Virginia Awards - Hebb, Blackstock Tied!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 13, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld West Virginia Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th. (more...)

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics - December 13 - AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Posts First SIP After Opening; Plus Broadway's SIDE SHOW, KINKY BOOTS & More!Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics - December 13 - AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Posts First SIP After Opening; Plus Broadway's SIDE SHOW, KINKY BOOTS & More!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2014

Today's #SIP come from the casts of Broadway's ON THE TOWN,, KINKY BOOTS, SIDE SHOW, the world premiere of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS and many more! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Skylight's Enchanting WIZARD OF OZ Casts Magical Spell Over MilwaukeeBWW Reviews: Skylight's Enchanting WIZARD OF OZ Casts Magical Spell Over Milwaukee
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Dec 12, 2014

Equally enchanting and entrancing in one evening, the Skylight Music Theatre sends Milwaukee audiences to the Emerald City to revisit The Wizard of Oz in grand theatrical style. Over the holiday season, Dorothy and her four friends, Lion, Scarecrow, Tin Man and her beloved Toto, share a journey to where everyone wishes to return: a home overflowing with family and friends. (more...)

Penobscot Theatre Company Adds Performances of THE WIZARD OF OZPenobscot Theatre Company Adds Performances of THE WIZARD OF OZ
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2014

The newly scheduled performances are December 20 at 12:00 noon and December 28 at 7:30 pm. Limited availability still exists throughout the run. (more...)

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