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Patti LuPone, Kelli O'Hara & More of Broadway's Best to Take Part in Symphony Space's Project B-way/95 Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

Symphony Space pays exuberant homage to the Great White Way with Project B-way/95, a two-week celebration comprising 14 events, April 7 - 20. Curated and Produced by Joel Fram and Annette Jolles, and named for the intersection where Symphony Space stands, Project B-way/95 salutes Broadway with an exciting array of concerts, tributes, film screenings, discussions, workshops, and more. Anchored by three starry concerts in the Sharp Theatre - an evening with the incomparable Patti LuPone (Tuesday, April 19), the cheerfully nepotistic "All in the Family" with Kelli O'Hara (Monday, April 11), and this year's installment of Symphony Space's signature event, Wall to Wall Stephen Schwartz (Saturday, April 16) - Project B-way/95 offers something for every lover of American musical theater. Tickets for all events are available at symphonyspace.org. (more...)

Carson Kreitzer, Cesar Alvarez & More Among American Theatre Wing's 2016 Jonathan Larson Grant Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2016

? The American Theatre Wing announced today that the 2016 Jonathan Larson Grants recipients are Cesar Alvarez (book, music and lyrics), Nikko Benson (music and lyrics), Carson Kreitzer (book and lyrics), and Sam Salmond (book, music, and lyrics). Four prestigious grants of $10,000 each, totaling $40,000, will be presented on Monday, March 21, 2016 at a private event at the WNYC Greene Space. The event will feature special performances of the recipients' work. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: February 27- March 4
by Nora Dominick - Mar 4, 2016

Freaking out over High School Musical 4? Didn't have time to check in on your favorite Broadway stars? Well don't worry BroadwayWorld has rounded up some of the biggest stories from this week from Broadway and beyond with BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures.' (more...)

Liz Callaway, Max von Essen, Patti LuPone and More Join WALL TO WALL STEPHEN SCHWARTZ at Symphony Space
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

Symphony Space pays exuberant homage to the Great White Way with Project B-way/95, a two-week celebration comprising 14 events, April 7 - 20. A particular highlight is this year's installment of Symphony Space's signature event, WALL TO WALL STEPHEN SCHWARTZ (Saturday, April 16). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Kokandy Productions' HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

 Kokandy Productions is pleased to launch its 2016 season with the Chicago premiere of the dark "mean teen" comedy HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL, based on the hit 1980s cult film of the same name, from the award winning-team of creative team of Kevin Murphy (Reefer Madness, Desperate Housewives) and Laurence O'Keefe (Bat Boy, Legally Blonde). Directed by James Beaudry, with music direction by Kory Danielson and choreography by Sawyer Smith, HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL will play February 28 - April 24, 2016 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets for HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL are currently available at www.kokandyproductions.com, by calling (773) 975-8150 or in person at the Theater Wit Box Office. The press opening is Friday, March 4 at 8 pm. (more...)

BWW TV: How Very... Watch Highlights from Kokandy Productions' HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 29, 2016

Kokandy Productions launches its 2016 season with the Chicago premiere of the dark 'mean teen' comedy HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL, based on the hit 1980s cult film of the same name, from the award winning-team of creative team of Kevin Murphy (Reefer Madness, Desperate Housewives) and Laurence O'Keefe (Bat Boy, Legally Blonde). Directed by James Beaudry, with music direction by Kory Danielson and choreography by Sawyer Smith, HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL will play now through April 24, 2016 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Click below to watch highlights from the show! (more...)

Kelli O'Hara, Stephen Schwartz, Patti LuPone & More Will Take Part in Symphony Space's Project B-way/95
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

Symphony Space pays exuberant homage to the Great White Way with Project B-way/95, a two-week celebration comprising 14 events, April 7 - 20. Curated and Produced by Joel Fram andAnnette Jolles, and named for the intersection where Symphony Space stands, Project B-way/95 salutes Broadway with an exciting array of concerts, tributes, film screenings, discussions, workshops, and more. Anchored by three starry concerts in the Sharp Theatre - an evening with the incomparable Patti LuPone (Tuesday, April 19), the cheerfully nepotistic "All in the Family" with Kelli O'Hara (Monday, April 11), and this year's installment of Symphony Space's signature event, Wall to Wall Stephen Schwartz (Saturday, April 16) - Project B-way/95 offers something for every lover of American musical theater. Tickets for all events are available at symphonyspace.org. (more...)

Carson Kreitzer, Cesar Alvarez & More Honored with American Theatre Wing's Larson Grants Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

The American Theatre Wing celebrates its 2016 Jonathan Larson Grants recipients: Cesar Alvarez (book, music and lyrics), Nikko Benson (music and lyrics), Carson Kreitzer (book and lyrics), and Sam Salmond (book, music, and lyrics). (more...)

TUTS Underground Presents HEATHERS THE MUSICAL, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

TUTS Underground presents Heathers The Musical, April 28 - May 8 at The Hobby Center for Performing Arts - Zilkha Hall (800 Bagby St., Houston, TX, 77002).  Tickets are $25 - $5.  To purchase, visit: tutsunderground.com, or call: 713.558.TUTS (8887). (more...)

Breakthrough Theatre Presents HEATHERS THE MUSICAL Starting 3/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2016

The Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park presents 'Heathers the Musical', from March 25-April 11, 2016. (more...)

Andrew Lippa Musical THE MAN IN THE CEILING & More Set for Bay Street's New Works Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

 Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the 3rd ANNUAL NEW WORKS FESTIVAL, April 29 - May 1. THE READINGS ARE FREE. Reserve seats online at www.baystreet.org or by calling the Bay Street Theater Box Office at 631-725-9500, open Tuesday through Saturday 11 am to 5 pm. (more...)

Full 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...)

Toe-Tapping Musical SWEET CHARITY to Play Stoneham Theatre This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

Stoneham Theatre continues Season 16 with the toe-tapping, Broadway musical hit SWEET CHARITY. Performances run from March 31 - April 24, 2016. Press Opening is Saturday, April 2, 2016 at 3:00pm. (more...)

What's Your Damage? HEATHERS THE MUSICAL to Make Vegas Debut
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2016

The Onyx is excited to present the Las Vegas premiere of HEATHERS THE MUSICAL based on the 1988 film starring Winona Ryder and Christian Slater. (more...)

2015 BroadwayWorld Cleveland Awards Winners Announced!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 8, 2016

Votes are cast; polls are closed; and results have been tabulated! This was our biggest year yet! After a record number of voters in more than 70 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is very excited to announce the 2015 Cleveland winners! Thanks to all who voted, and huge congratulations to all the winners! (more...)

SHE LOVES ME to Play Foothill Music Theatre This February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

Multi-award winning Foothill Music Theatre presents SHE LOVES ME, the charming 1963 musical adaptation of Miklos Laszlo's play Parfumerie (which later inspired the Tom Hanks-Meg Ryan feature film You've Got Mail), with a score by Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick (Fiddler on the Roof) and a book by Joe Masteroff (Cabaret). (more...)

Bayou City Theatrics' URINETOWN Begins This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

Don't let the title fool you; Urinetown is not a pipeline straight to dirty toilet humor! Urinetown is a satirical and cerebral look at how greed and corruption can impact a community. Most of all, Urinetown is a hilarious evening of theatre that indulges in making fun of itself. The ten-time Tony nominated show (2002 winner of Best Score, Best Book and Best Direction), also won the Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for Best Musical. Bayou City Theatrics brings the absurd musical comedy to The Kaleidoscope January 8 through 24, 2016. (more...)

Kokandy's HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL to Run 2/28-4/24 at Theater Wit
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

?Kokandy Productions is pleased to launch its 2016 season with the Chicago premiere of the dark "mean teen" comedy HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL, based on the hit 1980s cult film of the same name, from the award winning-team of creative team of Kevin Murphy (Reefer Madness, Desperate Housewives) and Laurence O'Keefe (Bat Boy, Legally Blonde). Directed by James Beaudry, with music direction by Kory Danielson and choreography by Sawyer Smith, HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL will play February 28 - April 24, 2016 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets for HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL are currently available at www.kokandyproductions.com, by calling (773) 975-8150 or in person at the Theater Wit Box Office. The press opening is Friday, March 4 at 8 pm. (more...)

Lesli Margherita, Jim Newman & More Sign on for VILLAIN: DEBLANKS on 2/7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

Each one's a guilty pleasure! The February 7 cast for the new comedy-improv phenomenon 'Villain: DeBlanks' is just as dangerously funny as the previous line-ups. Audiences will be shown the evidence onSunday February 7, at 7:30pm at The Triad, 158 West 72nd Street. The series plays the first Sunday of the month through April 3, 2016. (more...)

George Takei, Danielle Brooks, Jessica Hecht & More Set for Theatre Forward's Annual Broadway Roundtable
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

Theatre Forward and UBS will host the 13th Annual Broadway Roundtable on Friday, January 29th at UBS (1285 Avenue of the Americas) from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited to Host TRU PRODUCER BOOT CAMP, 2/6
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents their annual and extremely popular Raising Money for Theater: Who, How and When to Ask' workshop, on Saturday, February 6th, 2016 from 10am to 6pm at The Playroom Theatre, 151 W. 46th Street, 11th floor, NYC. (more...)

Jenna Leigh Green & Sally Schwab Board Off-Broadway Revival of THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

Jenna Leigh Green and Sally Schwab will join One Life to Live's Kathy Brier and two-time Drama Desk Award nominee, Christina Bianco, in the Off-Broadway revival of The Marvelous Wonderettes, opening this spring!  (more...)

Photo Flash: A 'Hole' New DeBlanks Premieres 2/7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

 Laugh your (BODY PART)_____ off as 'Brenda Braxton presents Villain: DeBlanks' continues February 7, and performs the first Sunday of each month at 7:30pm at The Triad NYC. It's 'madcap hilarity' (BroadwayWorld.com) for a cause: a portion of proceeds will benefit the Humane Society of New York. (more...)

Lucie Jones to Lead LEGALLY BLONDE at Curve
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2016

Nikolai Foster, Artistic Director at Curve, today announces Lucie Jones as Elle Woods in the award-winning West End and Broadway smash hit musical comedy, Legally Blonde. Lucie rose to prominence on the X Factor in 2009 and has since starred as Victoria in American Psycho (Almeida Theatre) and as Molly in Ghost (Asia Tour). (more...)

Lucie Jones and Jon Robyns To Star In LEGALLY BLONDE At Leicester Curve!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2016

Nikolai Foster, Artistic Director at Curve, today announces Lucie Jones as Elle Woods in the award-winning West End and Broadway smash hit musical comedy, Legally Blonde. Lucie rose to prominence on the X Factor in 2009 and has since starred as Victoria in American Psycho (Almeida Theatre) and as Molly in Ghost (Asia Tour). (more...)

Orlando Shakespeare Theater to Present THE TEMPEST
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF presents The Tempest from February 10 - March 27, 2016 at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center. Magic, romance, and revenge set the stage for Shakespeare's late masterpiece, The Tempest. Tickets to The Tempest are available now by calling (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, visiting www.orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street). (more...)

AMERICAN PSYCHO to Begin Broadway Performances 3/24; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

AMERICAN PSYCHO, the American premiere of a new musical based on the novel by Bret Easton Ellis -- which celebrates the 25th anniversary of its publication this March -- will begin performances on Broadway at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. (more...)

ATMTC to Stage JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH in Honor of Roald Dahl's 100th Birthday
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

Adventure Theatre MTC (ATMTC) launches its 2016 year with the musical James and the Giant Peach, based on the popular book by Roald Dahl (1916-1990) with a score written by Tony Award nominated duo Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (Dear Evan Hansen, A Christmas Story). Sponsored by Geico Insurance, James and the Giant Peach features a talented cast including Helen Hayes Award Nominated Jimmy Mavrikes (First Stage, Bat Boy) and the much-praised Tobias Young (Olney's Guys and Dolls). ATMTC Academy Pre-Professional Company Members, Eli Schulman and Henry Neipoetter, share the role of James. Directed by Helen Hayes Award Recipient and Artistic Director of The Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma, Michael Baron, the show runs February 14- April 5, 2016. Tickets are $19.50 each and can be purchased online at www.adventuretheatre-mtc.org or by calling 301.634.2270. (more...)

BWW Previews: Chicago premiere of HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL
by Misha Davenport - Feb 26, 2016

Hold onto your corn nuts! The cult classic film leaps to the stage in the Chicago premiere of HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL (more...)

Wendy Beckett's A BETTER PLACE Heads Off-Broadway This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2016

The Directors Company, in association with Pascal Productions, will present A BETTER PLACE, a new work by playwright Wendy Beckett (Anais Nin: One Of Her Lives, A Charity Case) and directed by Evan Bergman (Love Therapy), will play a limited six-week engagement this spring at The Duke on 42nd Street, a NEW 42ND STREET project (229 West 42nd Street, between 7th and 8th Avenues). (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Curve's LEGALLY BLONDE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2016

Nikolai Foster, Artistic Director at Curve, today announces the full company for his new production of the award-winning West End and Broadway smash hit musical comedy, Legally Blonde, including Tupele Dorgu who joins the cast as Paulette.  (more...)

MEMPHIS, MOTHERS AND SONS, ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS and More Set for Raleigh Little Theatre's 2016-17 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2016

Raleigh Little Theatre has announced its 2016-17 season calendar. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Tony Winner Christopher Gattelli to Choreograph WAR PAINT, Starring Patti LuPone & Christine Ebersole, at Chicago's Goodman Theatre
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 19, 2016

The Goodman Theatre's buzzy new world premiere WAR PAINT has enlisted one more Tony winner. (more...)

Stark Naked Theatre to Stage American Classic WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2016

Stark Naked Theatre presents the classic, yet ever-relevant dark comedy Who's Afraid of Virgina Woolf? by Edward Albee.  (more...)

Raleigh Little Theatre Announces 2016-17 SEASON OF DISCOVERY!
by Jeffrey Kare - Feb 12, 2016

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BWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with SILENCE! THE MUSICAL's Ryan London Levin
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Feb 12, 2016

Minneapolis Musical Theatre and its co-founder Steven Meerdink & Bitter Boy Productions united to bring the Twin Cities area premiere of NYC Fringe hit SILENCE! The Musical to Minneapolis' Lab Theater. Ryan London Levin (Buffalo Bill) took time from his on-stage murderous spree to answer 6 Questions & a Plug. (more...)

Loft227 to Open 4th Season with THE GIANTS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

Loft227 and Executive Producer Robin Sokoloff (THE LOST, SPOTLIGHT LIVE) launch a 4th season of environmental theatre in their Chelsea performance venue. Previous programming at Loft227 includes the beloved musical DANI GIRL (Exit, Pursued by a Bear), CHICK FLICK: THE MUSICAL (Daryl Roth), and LIVE FROM THE LOFT (EST Youngblood). Loft227's 2016 Season opens with THE GIANTS, PARTS ONE & TWO by Matthew Jellison, and will include THE LAST REQUEST OF CHARLES BEAUXNER, an immersive murder mystery by Matt Cox (PUFFS, KAPOW-I GOGO). (more...)

AVENUE Q, MOTHERS & SONS and More Set for RLT's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

"This season is full of opportunities to discover more about who we are. We invite audiences to share in these stories that include characters ranging from a pioneering radio DJ, to a young girl who will do anything to fly, to a puppet looking for his place in the world," says Patrick Torres, Artistic Director. (more...)

2015 BroadwayWorld Vermont Awards - Last Week to Vote!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 24, 2015

Happy Holidays! It's the last week to vote for the 2015 BroadwayWorld Vermont Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 18. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31! (more...)

2015 BroadwayWorld Cleveland Awards - Last Week to Vote!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 24, 2015

Happy Holidays! It's the last week to vote for the 2015 BroadwayWorld Cleveland Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 18. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31! (more...)

Kokandy Announces Cast of HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2015

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Theatre Under The Stars Names New Dean of Humphreys School of Musical Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) announces the appointment of acclaimed musical theatre educator, performer, music director and Broadway producer Dave Clemmons as Dean of the Humphreys School of Musical Theatre (HSMT). (more...)

Matt Farcher to Lead Wildhorn & Murphy's THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO at Pioneer Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

Pioneer Theatre Company presents the American professional premiere of the new musical THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO, written by Frank Wildhorn and Jack Murphy. Performances take place May 6 through May 21, 2016. PTC has just announced the full cast and creative team for the production! (more...)

TUTS Underground  Presents HEATHERS, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

TUTS Underground invites you to a Killer 80s Prom! on April 29 at 6:15 p.m. at The Hobby Center for Performing Arts (800 Bagby St., Houston, TX, 77002) (more...)

SpeakEasy to Stage Boston Professional Premiere of DOGFIGHT; Performances Begin in May
by Louisa Brady - Apr 17, 2016

From May 7 - June 4, 2016, SpeakEasy Stage Company will proudly present the Boston Professional Premiere of DOGFIGHT, a powerful new musical about unexpected love, loss, and brotherhood, based on the 1991 film starring River Phoenix and Lili Taylor.  (more...)

TUTS Underground to Screen HEATHERS for Free at The Hobby Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

TUTS Underground and Alamo Drafthouse Houston in partnership with the Hobby Center present the cult classic film HEATHERS on April 22. (more...)

Long Beach Playhouse to Open Studio Season with LYSISTRATA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

The Long Beach Playhouse opens its Studio season with Lysistrata, the classic Greek story of women using sex to control the men.  (more...)

Cast Announced for TUTS Underground's HEATHERS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

TUTS Underground presents the cast of the Heathers: The Musical, which makes its Houston debut on April 28, 2016. Based on the 1989 cult classic film, this musical is a dark, delicious story of the most powerful and ruthless clique at Westerberg High - Heather, Heather and Heather. Veronica Sawyer, the only non-Heather of the clique, rejects their ruthless regime when she falls for bad boy J.D. who wants to see all the Heathers six feet under. (more...)

HEATHERS THE MUSICAL to Make Las Vegas Premiere This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

The Onyx is excited to present the Las Vegas premiere of HEATHERS THE MUSICAL based on the 1988 film starring Winona Ryder and Christian Slater. (more...)

Cast Set for Griffin Theatre's BAT BOY: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

 Griffin Theatre Company has announced casting for the Chicago premiere of the off-Broadway hit Bat Boy: THE MUSICAL, with book by Keythe Farley and Brian Flemming, music and lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe (Legally Blonde, Heathers: The Musical), direction by Scott Weinstein, music direction by Charlotte Rivard-Hoster and choreography by Rhett Guter.  (more...)

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