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Aaron Tveit's 'Radio in My Head' 54 Below Show to Get Live Album!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2013

Aaron Tveit's sold out concerts in May at New York's 54 BELOW will be recorded and released by Broadway Records. 'The Radio In My Head: Live At 54 BELOW' will be released digitally on September 6th and on CD on September 10, 2013. The CD is now available for pre-order at http://amzn.com/B00CDB2T1C. (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON, FLASHDANCE, MEMPHIS and More Set for Broadway in Indianapolis' 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2013

Broadway in Indianapolis announces its 2013-2014 season. From the creators of South Park and winner of nine Tony Awards, THE BOOK OF MORMON will play a limited two-week engagement January 17-22, 2014. The New York Times calls it 'the best musical of this century' and Entertainment Weekly says it's 'the funniest musical of all time.' Season Subscribers receive priority ticket opportunities to shows so a season subscription is the best way to guarantee seats to THE BOOK OF MORMON. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 9/29/2013
by BWW - Sep 29, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/29/2013 for San Francisco (more...)

MATILDA Original Broadway Cast Album Available for Download
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2013

Broadway Records/Yellow Sound Label's original Broadway cast recording of the Tony Award-winning MATILDA THE MUSICAL is now available for digital download and will be available at the Shubert Theatre beginning tomorrow, September 27, 2013. The CD will be available in stores on Tuesday, October 22, 2013. The album can be pre-ordered at www.BroadwayRecords.com. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 9/22/2013
by BWW - Sep 22, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/22/2013 for San Francisco (more...)

Tickets to PORGY AND BESS National Tour's Run at Detroit Opera House on Sale 9/29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2013

Broadway in Detroit brings the National Tour of The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, winner of the 2012 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival, accompanied by a 23-piece orchestra, to the Detroit Opera House, March 4 - 9, 2014. Tickets will go on sale Sunday, September 29 at noon at all Ticketmaster locations, by phone at 1-800-982-2787, online at www.ticketmaster.com or www.broadwayindetroit.com, and at the Fisher Theatre box office. Tickets will be available at the Detroit Opera House box office starting at 10 a.m. on Monday, September 30. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 9/15/2013
by BWW - Sep 15, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/15/2013 for San Francisco (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 10/06/2013
by BWW - Oct 6, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/06/2013 for San Francisco (more...)

Nathaniel Stampley and Alicia Hall Moran to Star in PORGY AND BESS National Tour, Kicking Off at the Ahmanson, 4/23
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2013

Casting has been announced for the national tour of 'The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess,' winner of the 2012 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival, which will open at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre on April 23 and play through June 1, 2014. (Preview on April 22.) The tour, accompanied by a 23-piece orchestra, is set to launch at San Francisco's Golden Gate Theatre this November. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 10/13/2013
by BWW - Oct 13, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/13/2013 for San Francisco (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Alicia Hall Moran & Nathaniel Stampley-Led PORGY AND BESS National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2013

The National Tour of The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, winner of the 2012 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival, announces the complete cast for the tour launch at San Francisco's Golden Gate Theatre this November with rehearsals starting Monday, Oct 14 in New York City. The tour, accompanied by a 23-piece orchestra, will begin performances Sunday, Nov. 10 with an official opening on Wednesday, Nov. 13. (more...)

Tickets For The Remainder Of Broadway At The National Go On Sale October 28 - American Idiot, West Side Story, Mamma Mia!, & More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2013

Tickets for American Idiot, West Side Story, STOMP, Mamma Mia!, Blue Man Group, and Hal Holbrook In Mark Twain Tonight! at the National Theatre go on sale Monday, October 28. (more...)

RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA Releases Digital Cast Album Today
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2013

Ghostlight Records will present the Original Broadway Cast Recording of RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S Cinderella with a digital release today, May 7 and the CD in stores on June 4. (more...)

Sara Jean Ford, Tyrick Wiltez Jones and NaTasha Yvette Williams Set for FPAC's BROADWAY ENCORE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2013

Franklin Performing Arts Company (FPAC) presents Broadway Encore tonight, May 4 at 6 p.m. at the Putnam Club, Gillette Stadium in Foxboro. FPAC's Gala fundraiser features Broadway headliners Sara Jean Ford, Tyrick Wiltez Jones and NaTasha Yvette Williams in an exclusive one-night-only show that brings the magic of 42nd Street to Boston's MetroWest suburbs. The evening also features silent and live auctions, performances by Electric Youth and the Franklin Performing Arts Company, special guests and dancing until midnight with Boston's popular R&B band, Soul Kitchen. (more...)

Patti LuPone, Sutton Foster, Betty Buckley and More to Appear on Seth Rudetsky's Broadway Concert Series in New Orleans, Beginning 1/7
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2013

Five of the entertainment world's leading ladies will perform in New Orleans in 2013 as Seth Rudetsky's popular Broadway Concert Series makes the leap to NOCCA's Lupin Hall from its summer home at The Art House in Provincetown, MA. Patti LuPone, two-time Tony winner for Gypsy and as the legendary original Evita, will appear for two shows only on January 7th at 6:30 and 8:30. Sutton Foster, two-time Tony-winner for this year's Anything Goes and previously for Thoroughly Modern Millie and star of the ABC Family series Bunheads arrives for one show only on March 2nd at 7:30. Megan Mullally, two-time Emmy-winning star of TV's Will and Grace and star of Broadway's Young Frankenstein performs two shows only on April 6th at 7:30 and 9:30. Audra McDonald, a five-time Tony Award winner and recent star of Porgy and Bess on Broadway and TV's Private Practice will make her New Orleans debut with two shows only on May 18 at 7:30 and 9:30. Betty Buckley, the Tony winning legendary star of Cats and Sunset Boulevard will close the series on June 1 with two shows only at 7:30 and 9:30. The visiting Broadway artists will also be giving master classes for the NOCCA Institute's high school-aged musical theatre students. All five concerts are produced by Mark Cortale, long time producer/manager of Jeffery Roberson aka Varla Jean Merman, and will be hosted by Sirius/XM radio star Seth Rudetsky at the piano. The series is sponsored exclusively by the New Orleans Hotel Collection and Gambit. Tickets can be purchased at www.broadwaynola.com or by calling 800-838-3006. (more...)

National Theatre Announces Broadway Season, Joining Premiere of IF/THEN Will be AMERICAN IDIOT, PORGY AND BESS & More
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2013

The National Theatre has just announced its first subscription series in more than a decade with the announcement of Broadway at the National. Boasting the pre-Broadway world premiere of If/Then, the Washington premiere of American Idiot, and the historic return of the Tony Award-winning The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, the 2013-14 season at The National Theatre includes eight productions, and runs November 2013 through June 2014. (more...)

VIDEO: Tony-Nominee Valisia LeKae Talks MOTOWN on NBC's THE GRIO
by Stage Tube - May 28, 2013

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL's Tony Award nominated leading lady Valisia LeKae, who stars in the new hit musical based on the life of Motown founder Berry Gordy, recently sat down with NBC's "The Grio" host Chris Witherspoon for a special segment on portraying the legendary Diana Ross for the first time ever on a Broadway stage and playing to standing ovations in the biggest box office hit of the season. Check out LeKae's interview below! (more...)

SISTER ACT Comes to Houston's Hobby Center, 5/28-6/2; Tickets on Sale 1/27
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2013

Direct from Broadway, SISTER ACT, the hilarious, five-time Tony-nominated musical smash, is coming to Houston. SISTER ACT opens at the Hobby Center on May 28 and runs through June 2. Tickets go on sale to the public Sunday, January 27. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Listen to Audra McDonald's 'Go Back Home'!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 22, 2013

Broadway favorite Audra McDonald is set to release 'Go Back Home', her first solo record in seven years on May 21. BroadwayWorld brings you an exclusive listen to one of the album's tracks, 'Go Back Home' from The Scottsboro Boys with music and lyrics by John Kander and Fred Ebb. (more...)

THE GERSHWINS' PORGY AND BESS Opens February 25 in Pittsburgh
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2013

The National Tour of The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, winner of the 2012 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival, will star original Broadway cast members ALICIA HALL MORANas Bess, NATHANIEL STAMPLEY as Porgy and PHILLIP BOYKIN as Crown. The tour will also feature Broadway cast members SUMAYYA ALI as Clara, DAN BARNHILL as the Detective, BRYONHA MARIE PARHAM as Serena, ALLISON BLACKWELL as a Woman of Catfish Row, ROOSEVELT ANDRE CREDIT as a Fisherman and JOSEPH DELLGER as the Policeman. Complete casting will be announced this summer. (more...)

AUDIO: Listen to a track from Audra McDonald's GO BACK HOME Album; Release Set for Today
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2013

Nonesuch releases Audra McDonald's first solo album in seven years-Go Back Home-on May 21, 2013. After four seasons spent in Los Angeles playing Dr. Naomi Bennett on ABC's hit medical drama Private Practice, the acclaimed singer and actress returned to New York and Broadway last year, winning her record-tying fifth Tony Award for her role in The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess. With Go Back Home, the Grammy Award-winning soprano, whose voice Stephen Sondheim has hailed as "one of the glories of the American theater," makes her highly anticipated return to recording, presenting her most personal album to date. (more...)

Photo Flash: Phillip Boykin, Gary Mauer and Elizabeth Southard Perform at GIVE MY REGARDS TO BROADWAY! in Morristown
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2013

Theatre World Award-winner and Tony Award-nominee Phillip Boykin and The Phantom of the Opera stars Gary Mauer and Elizabeth Southard headlined a starry evening saluting a Century of Broadway Showstoppers in GIVE MY REGARDS TO BROADWAY! on Saturday, May 11, 2013, 7:30 pm, at the Morris Museum's Bickford Theatre, 6 Normandy Heights Road, in Morristown, NJ. Scroll down for photos from the benefit below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Tony Nominee Phillip Boykin Performs at GIVE MY REGARDS TO BROADWAY! in Morristown
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2013

Two standing ovations and a packed house greeted Tony and Grammy Award-nominee Phillip Boykin as he joined a slew of stars to salute a Century of Broadway Showstoppers in GIVE MY REGARDS TO BROADWAY! on Saturday, May 11, 2013, 7:30 pm, at the Morris Museum's Bickford Theatre, 6 Normandy Heights Road, in Morristown, NJ. Scroll down for photos from the benefit below! (more...)

Jeremy Jordan, Norm Lewis and More Set for THE WIZARD AND I with NSO in D.C., Now thru 5/18
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2013

The National Symphony Orchestra Pops will present three performances of The Wizard and I: The Musical Journey of Stephen Schwartz tonight, May 16-18 in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall. Led by Principal Pops Conductor Steven Reineke, the performances feature performances by Jeremy Jordan, Norm Lewis, Julia Murney, Jennifer Laura Thompson, and The Washington Chorus. The performances celebrate Stephen Schwartz's 65th birthday as well as the 10th anniversary of the perennially 'popular' Wicked. (more...)

Broadway Records Will Release Live Album of Laura Benanti at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2013

Laura Benanti's forthcoming engagement at New York's 54 BELOW will be recorded and released by Broadway Records. 'In Constant Search of the Right Kind of Attention: Live At 54 BELOW' will be released digitally on September 6th and on CD on September 10, 2013. The CD is now available for pre-order at http://amzn.com/B00CRU5YW0. (more...)

Dallas Theater Center Welcomes Liz Mikel and Cedric Neal for Centerstage 2013 Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2013

Dallas Theater Center announced today that Brierley Resident Acting Company member Liz Mikel and former Company member Cedric Neal will headline Centerstage 2013 tonight, May 11. Co-chaired by Rusty Duvall and Deborah McMurray, with honorary chairs Diane and Hal Brierley, Centerstage 2013 will take place at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre, which will be transformed for the evening. (more...)

New Subscriptions for ASU Gammage Go On Sale 5/13
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2013

New subscriptions to the 2013-2014 Broadway Across America - Arizona season at ASU Gammage in Tempe go on sale May 13. It will be a Broadway extravaganza with a seven-show series and three special engagements. The top touring market has done it again bringing some of the biggest Broadway hits to town including EVITA, THE GERSHWINS' PORGY & BESS, PETER AND THE STARCATCHER, ONCE as well as the long awaited return of JERSEY BOYS and DISNEY'S THE LION KING. (more...)

A.R.T.'s PIRATES OF PENZANCE Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2013

American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.), in association with the Loeb Drama Center, begins performances of the runaway hit of the 2012 Emerging AmericaFestival, Gilbert and Sullivan's Pirates of Penzance, in a new adaptation by Sean Graney and Kevin O'Donnell, arranged by Kevin O'Donnell and the Cast. Performances begin tonight, May 10, 2013 with press opening on Wednesday, May 15, and runs through June 2, 2013. (more...)

BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Will Debut in San Francisco Before Broadway Run
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2013

The SHN 2013-2014 season was announced today by Founder and President Carole Shorenstein Hays, featuring five productions at the SHN Curran, SHN Golden Gate, and SHN Orpheum Theatres in San Francisco. Back by popular demand, THE BOOK OF MORMON which played a record-breaking 5-week run in the winter of 2012 will return for a limited engagement November 27, 2013 - January 19, 2014. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for May 1st, 2013
by Paul W. Thompson - May 1, 2013

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. 'Oklahoma!' opens, a new 'Porgy,' a one-night 'Tommy,' improvised Sondheim, Darren Criss, 'The Jungle Book' has been cast, two new revues, my Tony perspective and more! (more...)

Sumayya Ali, Bryonha Marie Parham & More Join PORGY & BESS National Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2013

The National Tour of The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, winner of the 2012 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival, will launch at San Francisco's Golden Gate Theatre this November. The tour, accompanied by a 23-piece orchestra, will begin performances Sunday, Nov. 10 with an official opening on Wednesday, Nov. 13. The national tour will travel to more than 20 cities in its first season in addition to San Francisco, including Los Angeles (Ahmanson Theatre), Seattle (5th Avenue Theatre), Dallas (Winspear Opera House), West Palm Beach, Tampa, Naples, Greenville, Cleveland, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Detroit, Buffalo, East Lansing, St. Paul, Des Moines, Las Vegas, Tempe and Charlotte, with additional cities to be announced in the coming days. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: MOTOWN's Jackson 5 Perform on WENDY WILLIAMS
by Stage Tube - Jun 12, 2013

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL's "Jackson 5," led by Raymond Luke Jr. as Michael Jackson, visited Wendy Williams' hit daytime show for a live performance of a medley of Jackson 5 songs and to give Wendy some advice for her upcoming Broadway debut in Chicago. Check out their performance and interview below! (more...)

SISTER ACT Comes to Houston's Hobby Center, 5/28-6/2; Tickets on Sale 1/27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2013

Direct from Broadway, SISTER ACT, the hilarious, five-time Tony-nominated musical smash, is coming to Houston. SISTER ACT opens at the Hobby Center on May 28 and runs through June 2. Tickets go on sale to the public Today, January 27. (more...)

Opera Tampa Announces the 2014 Florida Opera Festival Featuring Bizet, Mozart and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2013

The 2013-2014 Florida Opera Festival presented by Opera Tampa is certain to exhilarate every opera buff and fascinate any curious opera novice. Composers Bizet and Mozart, among others, will be showcased in a magnificent season of passion, intrigue and magic. The season also features L'amour Toujours, a Popera! Concert and options to attend the 2012 Tony Award-winning Best Revival of a Musical The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess and a concert by international superstar Andrea Bocelli. (more...)

Joffrey Ballet, PIXAR IN CONCERT and More Set for Cleveland Orchestra's 2013 Blossom Music Festival, 7/3-9/1
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2013

The Cleveland Orchestra has announced the 2013 Blossom Music Festival season. The Orchestra will present 19 concerts at Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Valley National Park from July 3 - September 1. (more...)

The 2013-14 Florida Opera Festival Adds Picnic in the Park, Holiday Concert & More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2013

The 2013-2014 Florida Opera Festival presented by Opera Tampa is certain to exhilarate every opera buff and fascinate any curious opera novice. Composers Bizet and Mozart, among others, will be showcased in a magnificent season of passion, intrigue and magic. The season also features L'amour Toujours, a Popera! Concert and options to attend the 2012 Tony Award-winning Best Revival of a Musical, The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, and a concert by international superstar Andrea Bocelli. (more...)

MOTOWN's Valisia LeKae to Appear on Bravo's WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2013

MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL leading lady Valisia LeKae, who stars as Diana Ross in the new hit musical based on the life of Motown founder Berry Gordy, will visit Bravo host Andy Cohen live tonight in the 'Watch What Happens Live' clubhouse following being nominated for a 2013 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical today. (more...)

THE HOW AND THE WHY Rounds Out TimeLine Theatre's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2013

TimeLine Theatre Company, dedicated to presenting plays inspired by history that connect to today's social and political issues, announces that The How and the Why by Sarah Treem (Netflix's House of Cards, HBO's In Treatment), directed by Keira Fromm and starring Janet Ulrich Brooks and Elizabeth Ledo, will be the third production of its 2013-14 season. (more...)

A.R.T. to Present PIRATES OF PENZANCE, 5/10-6/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2013

American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.), in association with the Loeb Drama Center, begins performances of the runaway hit of the 2012 Emerging AmericaFestival, Gilbert and Sullivan's Pirates of Penzance, in a new adaptation by Sean Graney and Kevin O'Donnell, arranged by Kevin O'Donnell and the Cast. Performances begin on May 10, 2013 with press opening on Wednesday, My 15, and runs through June 2, 2013. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Take a Tour Backstage at Music Box Theatre with the Cast of PIPPIN!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2013

The first revival of Pippin is in previews now, set to open on April 25, so producer Barry Weisler guided a tour to show off all the chaos of the pre-performance backstage at the Music Box Theatre. In this video, Weisler takes a look at the costume department, hair department, and even the orchestra. (more...)

Sara Jean Ford, Tyrick Wiltez Jones and NaTasha Yvette Williams Set for FPAC's BROADWAY ENCORE, 5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2013

Franklin Performing Arts Company (FPAC) presents Broadway Encore on Saturday, May 4 at 6 p.m. at the Putnam Club, Gillette Stadium in Foxboro. FPAC's Gala fundraiser features Broadway headliners Sara Jean Ford, Tyrick Wiltez Jones and NaTasha Yvette Williams in an exclusive one-night-only show that brings the magic of 42nd Street to Boston's MetroWest suburbs. The evening also features silent and live auctions, performances by Electric Youth and the Franklin Performing Arts Company, special guests and dancing until midnight with Boston's popular R&B band, Soul Kitchen. (more...)

Jeremy Jordan, Norm Lewis and More Set for THE WIZARD AND I with NSO in D.C., 5/16-18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2013

The National Symphony Orchestra Pops will present three performances of The Wizard and I: The Musical Journey of Stephen Schwartz May 16-18 in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall. Led by Principal Pops Conductor Steven Reineke, the performances feature performances by Jeremy Jordan, Norm Lewis, Julia Murney, Jennifer Laura Thompson, and The Washington Chorus. The performances celebrate Stephen Schwartz's 65th birthday as well as the 10th anniversary of the perennially "popular" Wicked. (more...)

William Russo Named ART's Managing Director
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2013

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University has announced today that William Russo will join the institution as its new Managing Director, effective this July. Russo, who currently serves as the Managing Director of New York Theatre Workshop, will partner with A.R.T. Artistic Director Diane Paulus to manage the $13 million non-profit theater. (more...)

Skylight Music Theatre Opens THE GERSHWINS' PORGY AND BESS, 5/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2013

Skylight Music Theatre will mount a new production of the Gershwin masterpiece Porgy and Bess May 17 through June 9 in the Cabot Theatre at the Broadway Theatre Center (158 N. Broadway, Milwaukee WI). (more...)

Live From Lincoln Center Airs 'Audra McDonald In Concert: Go Back Home' on PBS, 5/24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2013

Live From Lincoln Center's season finale features series host Audra McDonald taking center stage at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall with "Audra McDonald In Concert: Go Back Home." At this special gala concert, the five-time Tony Award winner shines a light on her favorite music, including songs from a wide range of musical theater composers featured on her highly anticipated new recording, Go Back Home (Nonesuch), her first solo album in seven years. "Audra McDonald In Concert: Go Back Home" airs on PBS stations on Friday, May 24 at 9 p.m. (ET) (check local listings). (more...)

Aaron Tveit's 'Radio in My Head' 54 Below Show to Get Live Album!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2013

Aaron Tveit's sold out concerts in May at New York's 54 BELOW will be recorded and released by Broadway Records. 'The Radio In My Head: Live At 54 BELOW' will be released digitally on September 6th and on CD on September 10, 2013. The CD is now available for pre-order at http://amzn.com/B00CDB2T1C. (more...)

Lyrics & Lyricists Downtown at 92Y Features Michael John LaChiusa With Moderator Audra McDonald Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2013

Details are set for the next Lyrics & Lyricists Downtown, the L&L series at 92YTribeca. Tonight, April 15, this one-night-only event features a conversation with Tony Award-nominated lyricist composer and librettist Michael John LaChiusa. (more...)

Phillip Boykin Joins PORGY AND BESS National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2013

The National Tour of The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, winner of the 2012 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival, will star Theatre World Award winner and original Broadway cast member PHILLIP BOYKIN, who will reprise his Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critic Circle Award-nominated role as Crown. Boykin joins previously announced original Broadway cast members NATHANIEL STAMPLEY as Porgy and ALICIA HALL MORAN as Bess. The national tour, which begins in the late fall of 2013 will travel to more than 20 cities in its first season, including Los Angeles (Ahmanson Theatre), Seattle (5th Avenue Theatre), Dallas (Winspear Opera House), Charlotte, Detroit, Pittsburgh, Des Moines, Tampa, Las Vegas, Cleveland, West Palm Beach, Tempe, St. Paul and Greenville with additional cities to be announced in the coming days. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the New York Pops' THE WIZARD AND I Stephen Schwartz Tribute
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Apr 14, 2013

On April 12, 2013, The New York Pops continued its 30th season with an evening celebrating the 65th birthday of Stephen Schwartz and the 10th anniversary of his hit musical Wicked with The Wizard and I: The Musical Journey of Stephen Schwartz. Music Director and Conductor Steven Reineke led the orchestra as they performed highlights from some of the composer-lyricist's most beloved works. The concert took place at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage. BroadwayWorld was there and takes you backstage in the photos below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Julia Murney, Jeremy Jordan and More Perform at New York Pops' Stephen Schwartz Tribute!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Apr 14, 2013

On April 12, 2013, The New York Pops continued its 30th season with an evening celebrating the 65th birthday of Stephen Schwartz and the 10th anniversary of his hit musical Wicked with The Wizard and I: The Musical Journey of Stephen Schwartz. Music Director and Conductor Steven Reineke led the orchestra as they performed highlights from some of the composer-lyricist's most beloved works. The concert took place at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage. BroadwayWorld was there and brings you full coverage of the concert below! (more...)

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