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BWW Review: Named as the Musical of the Decade, WICKED Opens in Sao PauloBWW Review: Named as the Musical of the Decade, WICKED Opens in Sao Paulo
by Claudio Erlichman - Mar 4, 2016

Wicked: The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and book by Winnie Holzman. It is based on the 1995 Gregory Maguire novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, an alternative telling of the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz and L. Frank Baum's classic 1900 story The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The musical is told from the perspective of the witches of the Land of Oz; its plot begins before and continues after Dorothy's arrival in Oz from Kansas and includes several references to the 1939 film and Baum's novel. Wicked tells the story of two unlikely friends, Elphaba (the Wicked Witch of the West) and Glinda, who struggle through opposing personalities and viewpoints, rivalry over the same love-interest, reactions to the Wizard's corrupt government, and, ultimately, Elphaba's public fall from grace. (more...)

Lea Salonga, Donna McKechnie, SOMETHING ROTTEN! and More Coming to Feinstein's/54 Below This AprilLea Salonga, Donna McKechnie, SOMETHING ROTTEN! and More Coming to Feinstein's/54 Below This April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

This April, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. (more...)

VTA Sets 2016 Cool Films SeriesVTA Sets 2016 Cool Films Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

Victoria Theatre Association's annual Summer Cool Films Series continues 2016's celebration of Victoria Theatre's 150th Anniversary with a special line up of films celebrating the time when generations of Daytonians came to the "Victory" to see the latest movie release. The Summer Cool Films Series runs July 8-August 28 and includes Reel Late at the Vic late night movies and daytime Family Films!  Beginning July 8, VTA will set out the popular FREE popcorn and FREE soda plus some FREE nostalgia at the historic Victoria Theatre. Passbooks for the series are on sale now at Ticket Center Stage.  Call (937) 228-3630, toll free (888) 228-3630 or purchase online at www.ticketcenterstage.com. (more...)

Tony Nominee Melissa Errico to Lead Workshop of New Michael Feinstein Musical in LondonTony Nominee Melissa Errico to Lead Workshop of New Michael Feinstein Musical in London
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

Leading names from both sides of the Atlantic will come together this April in London to develop a new musical. Tony Award-nominated singer & actress Melissa Errico will star in the workshop of The Gold Room which features original music by five-time Grammy nominee Michael Feinstein and book & lyrics by Walking With Dinosaurs writer Warner Brown. Conceived originally by Brown, The Gold Room explores a night behind closed doors in the life of Woolworth heiress Barbara Hutton. (more...)

Young People's Theatre to Continue 50th Anniversary Season with THE WIZARD OF OZYoung People's Theatre to Continue 50th Anniversary Season with THE WIZARD OF OZ
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

?The 50th Anniversary Season at Young People's Theatre (YPT) reaches a crescendo with The Wizard of Oz, one of the most beloved musicals of the twentieth century. Filled with all the magic and wonder of L. Frank Baum's masterpiece, YPT will offer a refreshing new take on the classic musical, including a number that was cut from the original movie.  The Wizard of Oz will be presented on the Mainstage from April 4 to May 15. (more...)

Millbrook Playhouse Announces Cast of BROADWAY SHOW STOPPERS Benefit ConcertMillbrook Playhouse Announces Cast of BROADWAY SHOW STOPPERS Benefit Concert
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

The Board of Directors and Producing Artistic Director, David E. Leidholdt, are proud to announce casting for their one night only benefit concert Broadway Show Stoppers. The festivities will take place March 12, 2016, at 7:30 at Sloan Performing Arts Building on the campus of Lock Haven University.   (more...)

BWW Review: There's No Place like the Academy Playhouse for THE WIZARD OF OZBWW Review: There's No Place like the Academy Playhouse for THE WIZARD OF OZ
by Kristen Morale - Mar 3, 2016

There is so much about the heartwarming nature complete with a simple lesson learned and the sheer magic involved in making that happen that have brought many to profess their love of The Wizard of Oz, which is, in essence, a wonderful story that tugs at the heartstrings ever so slightly. From an adult who grew up watching the well-known 1939 movie starring Judy Garland to a child who may have read L. Frank Baum's book about the strange adventures of one Dorothy Gale and her "little dog" Toto in their quest to find their way back to Kansas, the pure innocence of this tale creates a world that generations have found (and continue to find) fascinating. (more...)

Exclusive Breaking News: Destiny's Child's Michelle Williams Will Lead AIDA at the MUNYExclusive Breaking News: Destiny's Child's Michelle Williams Will Lead AIDA at the MUNY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

Multiple Grammy® Award-wining artist, Michelle Williams, of the internationally renowned recording group, Destiny's Child, will star in the title role of The Muny's 2016 production of Elton John and Tim Rice's Aida, August 8 - 14. The Muny's production of Aida is directed by Matt Lenz and choreographed by John Rua with music direction by Andrew Graham. (more...)

Talk Is Free Theatre Announces DARLING OF THE DAY CastTalk Is Free Theatre Announces DARLING OF THE DAY Cast
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

Talk Is Free Theatre has announced today the cast for the final production of the season, the musical Darling of the Day.  (more...)

Movie Picks from Steppenwolf's THE FLICK Cast MembersMovie Picks from Steppenwolf's THE FLICK Cast Members
by Rachel Weinberg - Mar 29, 2016

Cast members Will Allan and Caroline Neff from Steppenwolf Theatre Company's production of THE FLICK reveal their top five favorite films. (more...)

HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES, PIRATES OF PENZANCE and More Set for Lakewood Playhouse's 78th SeasonHOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES, PIRATES OF PENZANCE and More Set for Lakewood Playhouse's 78th Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

The Lakewood Playhouse is proud to announce its 78th season of shows! It's a season filled with laughter, mystery, literature, and stories that touch the heart. This year includes five premieres that have never been seen at the Lakewood Playhouse. (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Mar. 27Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Mar. 27
by Audition Roundup - Mar 27, 2016

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, March 27, 2016 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)

Breaking News: Up, Up and Away! Norman, Thielen & Mahler's OCTOBER SKY Musical to Launch at The Old Globe This FallBreaking News: Up, Up and Away! Norman, Thielen & Mahler's OCTOBER SKY Musical to Launch at The Old Globe This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2016

The Old Globe's 2016-2017 Season will blast off with a tale of boys, rockets, and big dreams: the West Coast premiere of OCTOBER SKY. (more...)

Daniel Goldstein, Jenn Thompson, Gabriel Barre and More to Helm Shows at Goodspeed in 2016Daniel Goldstein, Jenn Thompson, Gabriel Barre and More to Helm Shows at Goodspeed in 2016
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

Two-time Tony Award-winning Goodspeed Musicals has assembled five exciting teams to transform their diverse season of musicals from page to stage. (more...)

York Little Theatre Sets 2016 Summer CampsYork Little Theatre Sets 2016 Summer Camps
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2016

York Little Theatre's  professional staff is ready to take children to other lands through the magic of theater in their week long theater camps. Campers will learn the fundamentals of acting by exploring and developing  all of the actor's tools: expression, movement, voice and imagination.  Audition techniques, prop and set design will also be explored. York Little Theatre's camps are filled with stimulating fun that will culminate with a performance on Friday for family and friends. The Magical Makeup class will explore fundamentals of designing and applying make-up for theater. (more...)

'X Factor' Finalist, Lola Saunders Joins SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME UK Tour - Further Casting Announced'X Factor' Finalist, Lola Saunders Joins SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME UK Tour - Further Casting Announced
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

Further casting has been announced for the UK tour of Save the Last Dance for Me. Lola Saunders, a finalist on The X Factor 2014, will make her theatrical debut in the role of Jennifer starring alongside previously announced Antony Costa as Milton, with Wayne Robinson as Curtis and Elizabeth Carter returning to the role of Marie.  (more...)

SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME with THE X FACTOR Finalist Lola Saunders Set for King's Theatre GlasgowSAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME with THE X FACTOR Finalist Lola Saunders Set for King's Theatre Glasgow
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

Final casting has been announced for the UK tour of Save the Last Dance for Me. Lola Saunders, a finalist on The X Factor 2014, will make her theatrical debut in the role of Jennifer starring alongside previously announced Antony Costa as Milton, with Wayne Robinson as Curtis and Elizabeth Carter returning to the role of Marie. (more...)

BWW Review: JACK AND THE BEANSTALK at The Fulton - The Truth Is, You'll LaughBWW Review: JACK AND THE BEANSTALK at The Fulton - The Truth Is, You'll Laugh
by Marakay Rogers - Mar 21, 2016

The touching love story of a boy and his cow, with a Mysterious Man, a Giant, Ogra the Giant's wife, and more jokes than legally allowed. The fun? You can't handle the fun. (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Mar. 20Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Mar. 20
by Audition Roundup - Mar 20, 2016

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, March 20, 2016 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)

Dinner & Show: THE CULVER HOTELDinner & Show: THE CULVER HOTEL
by Gil Kaan - Mar 20, 2016

Within a  ten-minute walk from The Ivy Substation, home base of The Actors' Gang (www.theactorsgang.com), theatre goers can dine at The Culver Hotel in the company of the ghosts of movie legends who frequented this Historical National Landmark (Clark Gable, Greta Garbo, Joan Crawford, Buster Keaton; to drop a few names.) (more...)

Piedmont Players Announce 2016 Youth Theatre Summer Camp SchedulePiedmont Players Announce 2016 Youth Theatre Summer Camp Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2016

Piedmont Players Theatre (PPT) has announced its 2016 Youth Theatre Summer Camp season. Camps run from June 13 - Aug 12, 2016. (more...)

Malcolm Sinclair and Chris Peluso Join SHOW BOAT - Full Cast Announced!Malcolm Sinclair and Chris Peluso Join SHOW BOAT - Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

Malcolm Sinclair (Capt. Andy Hawks) and Chris Peluso (Gaylord Ravenal) will join original Sheffield cast members Gina Beck (Magnolia Hawks), Lucy Briers (Parthy Ann Hawks), Rebecca Trehearn (Julia La Verne), Emmanuel Kojo(Joe), Sandra Marvin (Queenie), Alex Young (Ellie May Chipley) and Danny Collins (Frank Schultz) in the West End cast of Daniel Evans' five star production of Show Boat. (more...)

2016 Applause Awards Date Announced2016 Applause Awards Date Announced
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

The Dr. Phillips Center Florida Hospital School of the Arts announces the ceremony date for the 2016 Applause Awards, taking place in the Walt Disney Theater on June 5, 2016.  Tickets for the awards showcase celebrating excellence in local high school musical theater are $18.00 and may be purchased by visiting the Dr. Phillips Center Box Office at 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, or 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are also available by calling 844.513.2014 or online at drphillipscenter.org. Online and phone ticket purchases include handling fees. (more...)

Casting announced for The Toxic Avenger at Southwark PlayhouseCasting announced for The Toxic Avenger at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

Katy Lipson for Aria Entertainment in association with the King's Head Theatre, Guy James and Szpiezak Productions presents the European premiere of THE TOXIC AVENGER. Press night: Tuesday 26 April at 7.30pm. Run: Friday 22 April - Saturday 21 May 2016. (more...)

THE SWEET POTATO QUEENS Musical Begins Tonight at TUTSTHE SWEET POTATO QUEENS Musical Begins Tonight at TUTS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

TUTS Underground presents the world premiere of THE SWEET POTATO QUEENS, beginning tonight, March 17, in Houston. (more...)

Dear Friends! Meet the Full Cast of SHE LOVES ME, Opening Tonight on BroadwayDear Friends! Meet the Full Cast of SHE LOVES ME, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Mar 17, 2016

Laura Benanti (Amalia), Zachary Levi (Georg), Gavin Creel (Kodaly), Michael McGrath (Sipos), Jane Krakowski (Ilona) and Byron Jennings (Maraczek) star in Roundabout's new Broadway production of SHE LOVES ME, directed by Scott Ellis, choreographed by Warren Carlyle with musical direction by Paul Gemignani. SHE LOVES ME officially opens tonight, March 17, 2016, and runs through July 10, 2016 at Studio 54 on Broadway. Scroll down to learn more about the company and watch interviews with the cast! (more...)

AUDIO: Michael Crawford Talks West End Return in THE GO-BETWEENAUDIO: Michael Crawford Talks West End Return in THE GO-BETWEEN
by Stage Tube - Mar 16, 2016

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Michael Crawford, the legendary star of stage and screen will return to the London Stage in a new musical, based on the famed novel The Go-Between. The production will begin performances on May 27th at the Apollo Theatre in London's West End and will open on June 7th. The production will mark Crawford's return to the stage after most recently appearing in The Wizard of Oz at the London Palladium. (more...)

Carnegie Theatre Season to Close with THE LAST FIVE YEARSCarnegie Theatre Season to Close with THE LAST FIVE YEARS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

Relationships are complicated. They evolve over time and look different to everyone involved. Issues that are clear at the end of a relationship may not look like problems at the beginning. THE LAST FIVE YEARS, playing at The Carnegie weekends April 9-24, 2016, explores the relationship of Jamie and Cathy, a young couple struggling to find balance between career and relationship. (more...)

BWW Interview: Aaron Fried Channels His Inner Lion in THE WIZARD OF OZBWW Interview: Aaron Fried Channels His Inner Lion in THE WIZARD OF OZ
by E.H. Reiter - Mar 16, 2016

Aaron Fried talks about WIZARD OF OZ, playing the Cowardly Lion, and the joy of performing this role. Playing at the San Diego Civic Theatre until Sunday, March 20th. (more...)

Michael Longoria of JERSEY BOYS Fame to Release New Album in MayMichael Longoria of JERSEY BOYS Fame to Release New Album in May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

Original "Jersey Boy" Michael Longoria is gearing up to release BROADWAY BRICK BY BRICK May 6th on Broadway Records. He will celebrate the release with an intimate performance at Joe's Pub at The Public on May 2nd at 9:30pm. To purchase tickets, go to Joe's Pub Ticket Link. To pre-order the album, head to Broadway Records.  (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Bebe Winans Musical BORN FOR THIS at Arena StageFull Cast Announced for Bebe Winans Musical BORN FOR THIS at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

Arena Stage announces the full cast and creative team for BORN FOR THIS: THE BEBE WINANS STORY, the heartwarming true story of six-time Grammy Award-winning icon BeBe Winans' journey to fame. (more...)

'ROCKY HORROR,' ANYTHING GOES & More Set for The Gateway's 2016 Season'ROCKY HORROR,' ANYTHING GOES & More Set for The Gateway's 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

The Gateway Performing Arts Center of Suffolk County is thrilled to announce its 2016 Season! Producing Broadway-caliber musicals starring professional actors, The Gateway kicks off its new season on Wednesday May 18 with five dazzling Broadway hits: Anything Goes, Million Dollar Quartet, Ain't Misbehavin', Priscilla Queen of Desert, and The Rocky Horror Show. Tickets start at $59 and go on sale to the public on Tuesday, March 22 at 10am. Full Season Subscription Membership is only available now through March 21 and includes tickets to all five Main Stage shows and exclusive membership perks. For more information, contact the Box Office at (631) 286-1133 or visit the website at www.TheGateway.org. (more...)

Nashville's Theater Calendar 3/14/16Nashville's Theater Calendar 3/14/16
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 14, 2016

Sometimes it seems there is so much theater happening that it's difficult to keep track of it all. From personal experience, despite all the notebooks, datebooks, smart phones, tablets, desktop computers and laptops...it's hard to keep everything straight in this wacky business of the show. (more...)

Alhambra Theatre & Dining to Present THE WIZ, 3/23-4/24Alhambra Theatre & Dining to Present THE WIZ, 3/23-4/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

When it opened at the Majestic Theatre on Broadway in 1975, The Wiz was heralded as a groundbreaking theatrical event because it was a large-scale, big-budget musical featuring an all-African American cast. The Wiz laid the foundation for other African-American hits including Dreamgirls. Most recently, The Wiz Live! was featured on NBC in December of 2015, and beginning on March 23, The Wiz will ease on down to Jacksonville with its debut at the Alhambra Theatre & Dining featuring a big cast, big costumes and a big set. The show will run through April 24. (more...)

Leslie Zemeckis Brings Old Hollywood Back for BOOBS, BOOKS & BURLESQUELeslie Zemeckis Brings Old Hollywood Back for BOOBS, BOOKS & BURLESQUE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2016

It was standing room only Tuesday night as hundreds gathered at The Culver Hotel to meet author and filmmaker Leslie Zemeckis for a unique evening of book signing and burlesque. Zemeckis stunned in a silhouette Christopher Kane dress and custom-made KOKIN headpiece as she signed copies of her latest book, "Goddess of Love Incarnate: The Life of Stripteuse Lili St. Cyr," a biography of history's most celebrated burlesque artist. (more...)

Hawaii Symphony Orchestra to Pay Tribute to Judy GarlandHawaii Symphony Orchestra to Pay Tribute to Judy Garland
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2016

The Hawai'i Symphony Orchestra (HSO) will take concertgoers Over The Rainbow and beyond on Friday, March 18 at 7:30 pm at A Tribute to Judy Garland featuring acclaimed vocalist and recording artist Hilary Kole. A Tribute to Judy Garland celebrates the timeless wonder of music made famous by Garland - the singer Fred Astaire called 'the greatest entertainer that ever lived.' Tickets start from $27 and are on sale now. (more...)

BWW Review: A Week at the Mothership Part 2 – The Biggest Surprise of the TripBWW Review: A Week at the Mothership Part 2 – The Biggest Surprise of the Trip
by Jay Irwin - Mar 10, 2016

OK I'm back and let's just dive right in for the rest of the amazing shows I saw in New York. (more...)

Congressional Chorus to Present TINSELTOWN: A HOLLYWOOD CABARETCongressional Chorus to Present TINSELTOWN: A HOLLYWOOD CABARET
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2016

Put on your swankiest outfit, grab a cocktail and join us for a glamorous evening of entertainment as our 85 singers and dancers and a hot seven-­piece band recreate some of the most memorable musical moments from the silver screen. (more...)

BWW Review: Top 10 Reasons Why WICKED Is Still Worth Seeing On TourBWW Review: Top 10 Reasons Why WICKED Is Still Worth Seeing On Tour
by Michael L. Quintos - Mar 1, 2016

When it comes down to it, trying to convince rabid or even casual fans of the hit Broadway blockbuster WICKED into seeing the show again (and again… and again) when it comes to their town really doesn't take much of a struggle. No matter how many times over the years that the Broadway blockbuster has landed in our own backyard, the demand for tickets is still high (hence the often long engagements the show has on our stages). Now finishing up the final week of its national tour's latest return engagement at Orange County's Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa through March 6, the 'popular' musical continues to be a must-see favorite, and shows no signs of slowing down. So, 15 years later... is WICKED still worth seeing at a city near you for the umpteenth time these days? Absolutely! And here are 10 pretty good reasons why... (more...)

Susan Koozin, Kathryn Porterfield and More to Lead THE SWEET POTATO QUEENS at TUTS; Cast Announced!Susan Koozin, Kathryn Porterfield and More to Lead THE SWEET POTATO QUEENS at TUTS; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

TUTS Underground just announced the full cast for the world premiere of THE SWEET POTATO QUEENS, beginning next month in Houston. (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE TOXIC AVENGER - In Rehearsal!Photo Coverage: THE TOXIC AVENGER - In Rehearsal!
by Liza Maria Dawson - Apr 9, 2016

The citizens of Tromaville are crying out for a hero - enter Melvin Ferd the Third, an aspiring earth scientist determined to clean up the toxic waste problem. But when a corrupt Mayor and her government goons try to stop this heroic feat, Melvin is tossed into a vat of toxic waste and transformed into The Toxic Avenger, New Jersey's first superhero. (more...)

PANTOMIME Returns to the London Palladium With CINDERELLA, Dec. 9PANTOMIME Returns to the London Palladium With CINDERELLA, Dec. 9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

Qdos Entertainment, the world's biggest pantomime producer, today announces that for the first time in nearly three decades they are bringing pantomime 'home' to the magnificent London Palladium in the very heart of Theatreland. A magical production of the classic rags-to-riches tale Cinderella will be transformed into a breath-taking family extravaganza with glittering sets made especially for this iconic West End stage. The production will run from Friday 9 December 2016 until Sunday 15 January 2017. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE WIZARD OF OZ at SHEA'S BUFFALO TheatreBWW Reviews: THE WIZARD OF OZ at SHEA'S BUFFALO Theatre
by Michael Rabice - Apr 6, 2016

Escaping to Oz may be the fate for Dorothy, but her glorious adventure had patrons at Shea's Buffalo Theatre delighted to follow her down that infamous  yellow brick road. The lavish new production of The Wizard of Oz opened last night and had the audience enraptured with the familiar story. The classic MGM musical has been lovingly adapted to the stage by Andrew Lloyd Weber and Jeremy Sams, with some new songs by Weber and Tim Rice, who previously collaborated on Jesus Christ Superstar. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at YPT's THE WIZARD OF OZPhoto Flash: First Look at YPT's THE WIZARD OF OZ
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

The 50th Anniversary Season at Young People's Theatre (YPT) reaches a crescendo with The Wizard of Oz, one of the most beloved musicals of the twentieth century. Filled with all the magic and wonder of L. Frank Baum's masterpiece, YPT will offer a refreshing new take on the classic musical, including a number that was cut from the original movie. The Wizard of Oz will be presented on the Mainstage now through May 15. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Rain Showers and Digital Magic Set for Garden Theatre's SINGIN' IN THE RAINRain Showers and Digital Magic Set for Garden Theatre's SINGIN' IN THE RAIN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

The Garden Theatre (160 West Plant Street) is proud to present the beloved musical SINGIN' IN THE RAIN showing April 29 - May 29, 2016. (more...)

New Repertory Theatre to Stage FREUD'S LAST SESSION This SpringNew Repertory Theatre to Stage FREUD'S LAST SESSION This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

New Repertory Theatre announces FREUD'S LAST SESSION by Mark St. Germain, April 30-May 22, 2016 in the Charles Mosesian Theater at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA. (more...)

Tom Wopat to Lead Industry Readings of Bob Stewart's AMERICAN INHERITANCETom Wopat to Lead Industry Readings of Bob Stewart's AMERICAN INHERITANCE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

Tony Award nominated actor Tom Wopat (A Catered Affair, Annie Get Your Gun) will lead the cast for industry readings of AMERICAN INHERITANCE, a new play by Bob Stewart. (more...)

Chicagoland Kids to Join Kate Baldwin & Paolo Montalban in Lyric Opera's THE KING AND IChicagoland Kids to Join Kate Baldwin & Paolo Montalban in Lyric Opera's THE KING AND I
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

Lyric Opera of Chicago announced today an all-Chicagoland children's ensemble for its grand-scale production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I, featuring Broadway stars Kate Baldwin and Paolo Montalban as Anna Leonowens and the King of Siam. (more...)

Original Musical TWILIGHT'S QUEST to Close Theater Works Youth Works SeasonOriginal Musical TWILIGHT'S QUEST to Close Theater Works Youth Works Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

Theater Works 30th Season comes to a close with the YouthWorks production TWILIGHT'S QUEST opening Friday, May 6. (more...)

Cast, Directors Announced for Gate Theatre's World Premiere of THE IPHIGENIA QUARTETCast, Directors Announced for Gate Theatre's World Premiere of THE IPHIGENIA QUARTET
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

Artistic Director Christopher Haydon today announces full casting for the world premiere of The Iphigenia Quartet which includes Agamemnon, written by Caroline Bird and directed by Christopher Haydon; Chorus, written by Chris Thorpe and directed by Elayce Ismail; Iphigenia by Suhayla El-Bushra and directed by Rebecca Hill and Clytemnestra by Lulu Raczka and directed by Jennifer Tang. In Agamemnon, Andrew French plays Agamemnon, Nigel Barratt plays Menelaus, Sharon Duncan-Brewster plays Clytemnestra and Louise McMenemy plays Messenger. The cast of Agamemnon will all play Voice in Chorus. In Iphigenia and Clytemnestra, Shannon Tarbet plays Iphigenia and Maid, Susie Trayling plays Clytemnestra and Professor, Dwane Walcott plays Achilles and Soldier and Anthony Barclay plays Agamemnon and Director. The Iphigenia Quartet opens at the Gate Theatre, on 3 May, with previews from 23 April, until 21 May. Agamemnon and Clytemnestra will play in rep with Iphigenia and Chorus as part of Nuclear: A Season about the Family. (more...)

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