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From a concept by Michael Bennett

A Chorus Line tells the story of a group of 17 performers vying for the chance to dance in a Broadway show. After all the sweat and tears, only eight will be chosen for this opportunity of a lifetime. Winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, A Chorus Line is a timeless show for anyone who has ever dared to dream.

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XANADU to Close Signature's 22nd Season, 5/6-7/1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2012

Signature Theatre closes out its 2011/12 season sporting funky legwarmers and wielding neon glow sticks with the Washington premiere of the musical comedy hit Xanadu. Beginning performances on May 6th, Xanadu will be transforming Signature's MAX Theatre into one big disco-ball heaven - complete with satin shorts and roller skates! Nominated for four Tony Awards® (including "Best Musical"), the musical features a Book by Douglas Carter Beane, with Music and Lyrics by Jeff Lynne and John Farrar. Xanadu will play at Signature from May 6, 2012 through July 1, 2012. Tickets are now on sale. (more...)

BrightSide Theatre Sets MY WAY: A TRIBUTE TO FRANK SINATRA Musical Revue Opening for June 15, Naperville
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2012

BrightSide Theatre wraps up their inaugural season with, "My Way: A Tribute to Frank Sinatra" conceived by David Grapes and Todd Olson and book by Todd Olson. Frank Sinatra is the icon of cool - from classic elegance to contemporary "fedora" hipster. "My Way: A Tribute to Frank Sinatra" celebrates the pivotal moments of Sinatra's life which would solidify his legendary status. The show runs from Friday, June 15, 2012 8 p.m. (reception following) at the Theatre at MeileySwallow Hall, North Central College, 31 S. Ellsworth, Naperville, IL 60540 until Sunday, July 1, 2012. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., and Sundays at 3 p.m. (more...)

Locals Star In GEORGE M! At The Westchester Broadway Theatre, 6/7 - 7/1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2012

When George M! opens at the Westchester Broadway Theatre this Thursday, June 7, it will be adorned with a little local flair! Four members of this fantastic cast are Hudson Valley locals! Melodie Wolford, of Putnam Valley, who plays Nellie Cohan (George's mom) is a teacher at the Peekskill Movement Center. Victoria Dennis (nine years old) plays the Little Girl, which isn't her first role at the Westchester Broadway Theatre; she played Annie in Big River, she also will appear at the Apollo Theatre this Summer. Gabriella Palminteri, (ten years old) from Bedford, who alternates in the role of Little Girl, is also no stranger to the WBT stage, Last year she appeared in the Musical, Suessical as Mrs. Mayor. Colin Pritchard, of Harrison, is returning to the stage at the Westchester Broadway Theatre, the ensemble member of George M!, was most recently seen in our 2005 production of Sugar. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Jeremy Kushnier Previews New York Musical Theatre Festival's STEALING TIME - First Look!
by Stage Tube - Jun 29, 2012

As previously announced, Jeremy Kushnier (Jesus Christ Superstar, Footloose), Eden Espinosa (Wicked, Brooklyn), Rachel York (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Victor/Victoria) and Jack Noseworthy (A Chorus Line, Sweet Smell of Success) lead the cast of New York Musical Theater Festival's 'Stealing Time,' the latest work of writers/composers Tor Hyams and Lisa Neubauer. 'Stealing Time' will play as a special event in the 2012 New York Musical Theater Festival at the PTC Performance Space. 'Stealing Time' is the second NYMF project for Hyams coming off the success of 'Greenwood' starring Andrea McArdle in the 2011 New York Musical Theater Festival. Yesterday, the company previewed the show in a special concert. Click below to hear Kushnier in action and stay tuned for more following the official NYMF preview next week! (more...)

Pittsburgh CLO to Present THE ADDAMS FAMILY, 7/31 - 8/12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2012

Full casting has been announced for theupcoming national tour of THE ADDAMS FAMILY, a new musical based on the bizarre and beloved family of characters created by legendary cartoonist Charles Addams, which will make its Pennsylvania premiere in Pittsburgh, Tuesday, July 31 - Sunday, August 12, 2012, at the Benedum Center (more...)

Public Theater to Tour RICHARD III This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2012

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Patrick Willingham) will take its MOBILE SHAKESPEARE UNIT on tour again this July with a production of RICHARD III, directed by Amanda Dehnert. The three-week tour, July 16 to August 3, will bring free Shakespeare to audiences who have limited or no access to the arts before a sit-down run at The Public Theater, August 6-25. Tickets for Richard III at The Public are $15 and go on sale July 12. (more...)

Berkshire Theatre Group's Unicorn Company Performs A CLASS ACT, 7/11-8/4
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2012

A Class Act, by Edward Kleban, lyricist of A Chorus Line, will be performed at The Unicorn Theatre by Berkshire Theatre Group's Unicorn Company. Previews begin July 11 with an official press opening on July 14 at 8pm and closing on August 4. (more...)

THE PRODUCERS Among NCT's 2013 Line Up
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2012

NCT presents the Award Winning 2013 Season! (more...)

CRT to Present PIRATES OF PENZANCE, Beg. 7/12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2012

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) presents Gilbert & Sullivan's comic operetta THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE, directed by Broadway veteran Terrence Mann, starring Sean Martin Hingston as the Pirate King, Steven Hayes as the Major-General and Connecticut native Diane Phelan as Mabel. (more...)

Jerry Lewis Promotes Broadway-Bound THE NUTTY PROFESSOR in New Video
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2012

The latest TV spot for Broadway-bound THE NUTTY PROFESSOR Musical, premiering this summer at TPAC in Nashville, TN has been released. The production will be directed by Jerry Lewis with music by Marvin Hamlisch. To view the spot, click here! (more...)

Maine State Music Theatre Presents LEGALLY BLONDE, Now thru 7/14
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2012

Maine State Music Theatre continues its 54th season with everyone's favorite sorority girl, Elle Woods. LEGALLY BLONDE the musical opens at the Pickard Theater tonight, June 27th and runs until July 14th. Tickets are available online at, over the phone at (207) 725- 8769, or by visiting the box office located in the Pickard Theater lobby at 1 Bath Road in Brunswick. Ticket prices range from $36 to $59. (more...)

American Dance Machine Workshop to Feature Works by Michael Bennett, Susan Stroman, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2012

American Dance Machine for the 21st Century (ADM21) will present a workshop presentation of four classic musical theater and film dance numbers on Thursday, June 28 at New York City Center, Studio 4 at 6 pm. Each piece has been coached by artists intimately involved in their original productions; numbers from Contact, A Chorus Line, Lovely to Look At and Jerome Robbins' Broadway will be presented. The evening will be directed by Artistic Director Margo Sappington and feature live music with musical direction by Tedd Firth. ADM21 is a new not-for-profit dance company founded by Executive Director Nikki Feirt Atkins, dedicated to creating a living and vibrant archive of classic and current notable musical theater choreography. (more...)

DHT Presents SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, 7/20-8/12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2012

Diamond Head Theatre will present what's being described as 'a musical masterpiece - Singin' in the Rain - featuring an impressive array of New York guest artists.' Popular demand has already prompted an extension to August 12th. (more...)

Summer Arts Intensive Presents A CHORUS LINE, 8/2-5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2012

The Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, A Chorus Line, is warming up for one singular, sensational weekend of performances this August on the West Fargo High School stage. Presented by SUMMER ARTS INTENSIVE, a collaboration between the West Fargo High School Theatre Department and the West Fargo Public Schools, A Chorus Line is set for four performances- August 2, 3 & 4 at 7:30pm and August 5 at 2:30pm. (more...)

Idina Menzel, Ashley Brown and More Set for Ravinia Fest
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2012

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the crown jewel of Ravinia's classical programming, kicks off its annual summer residency at the festival with a concert of American favorites at 5 p.m. on July 4. (more...)

York Little Theatre Presents NUNSENSE, 7/27-8/5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2012

York Little Theatre will present Dan Goggin's zany, comedy musical Nunsense. Winner of four Outer Critics Circle Awards including Best Off-Broadway Musical, Nunsense is the story of the five surviving Little Sisters of Hoboken, a one-time Missionary order that runs a leper colony on an island south of France. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 6/25/12
by - Jun 25, 2012

This Week's New Classified Listings on for 6/25/12. (more...)

Donna McKechnie Brings MY MUSICAL COMEDY LIFE to The Colonial, 7/28
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2012

Donna McKechnie will appear in Donna McKechnie: My Musical Comedy Life at The Colonial Theatre on July 28 at 8pm as a benefit to honor Larry Vaber. (more...)

Remi Sandri and Babak Tafti to Lead Rajiv Joseph's THE NORTH POOL at Barrington Stage Company
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2012

Barrington Stage Company, the award-winning theatre in downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Julianne Boyd, Artistic Director, and Tristan Wilson, Managing Director, will present the East coast premiere of The North Pool by Rajiv Joseph, a Pulitzer Prize finalist for Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo. Directed by Giovanna Sardelli, The North Pool will run July 26 through August 11 at BSC's St. Germain Stage (formerly Stage 2) with an Opening performance on Sunday, July 29 at 3pm. St. Germain Stage is located on the upper level of the Sydelle and Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center, 36 Linden Street, Pittsfield. (more...)

Photo Flash: Behind the Scenes with THE NUTTY PROFESSOR Set Designer David Gallo at TPAC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2012

Take a behind-the-scenes look at the Broadway-bound musical THE NUTTY PROFESSOR, premiering this summer at TPAC in Nashville, courtesy of set designer David Gallo, who posted the following photos on his Facebook page! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of Marriott Theatre's HERO World Premiere
by Stage Tube - Jul 9, 2012

The Marriott Theatre presents HERO, a new musical written by Aaron Thielen with music and lyrics by Michael Mahler, running now through August 19, 2012. Eleven-time Jeff award-winner David H. Bell directs and choreographs. Erich Bergen (JERSEY BOYS, Nat'l Tour) stars as Hero Batowski. Click below to watch a behind-the-scenes video about the production! (more...)

Nicolas Dromard, Carrie Manolakos and More Set for Transcendence Theatre CompanyÂ's DREAM THE IMPOSSIBLE DREAM, 7/14-22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2012

Broadway stars Nicolas Dromard (Mary Poppins), Carrie Manolakos (Mamma Mia) and Leah Horowitz (Follies) will join 15 other Broadway and Hollywood performers to launch Transcendence Theatre Company's opening Broadway Under The Stars concert entitled Dream The Impossible Dream. (more...)

Whittaker, Kraski Star in Chaffin's Barn's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, Helmed by Wilkinson and Opening 5/31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2012

Nine-time First Night Award-winner Martha Wilkinson directs Derek Whittaker, Debbie Kraski and a cast of Nashville's stage favorites in the Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre production of Fiddler on the Roof, opening Thursday, May 31, and running through July 8 at the theater in West Nashville. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2012

Maine State Music Theatre presents its third production of the 2012 season, SUNSET BOULEVARD. A grand musical adaptation of the Billy Wilder film with a lush, Tony Award-winning score from Andrew Lloyd Webber and a Tony Award-winning book by Don Black and Christopher Hampton, this elegant production is a haunting glimpse into the power of self-deception. Running at the Pickard Theater in Brunswick from July 18th to August 4th, tickets are an affordable $36 to $59 and can be purchased by calling the box office at (207) 725-8769 or by visiting (more...)

Idina Menzel to Appear at the Ravinia Festival This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2012

Ravinia Festival today announced the show-stopping Broadway superstar and star of television hit Glee Idina Menzel will make her Ravinia debut on Sunday, July 8. The concert, featuring the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, will be led by renowned composer and conductor Marvin Hamlisch, who returns to the festival for the first time since 2001. It is Menzel's first time performing with the CSO. (more...)

John Davidson and Heather Provost Set for MAN OF LAMANCHA 6/19-7/8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2012

The Ocean Professional Theatre Company will present MAN OF LAMANCHA on 6/19-7/8 at the Bengal Theatre, 180 Bengal Blvd, Barnegat, NJ 08005 to open their Premiere Summer Season. The production will star John Davidson as Don Quixote with Broadway Producer and actress Heather Provost as Aldonza. (more...)

New Staging of Mel BrooksÂ' THE PRODUCERS Set for Arts Centre Melbourne, July
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2012

The Production Company opens its 2012 Season on July 11 with the Mel Brooks comic masterpiece, The Producers. This brand new staging by Andrew Hallsworth and Dean Bryant will star seven of Australia's best comic talents in a company of fifty singers, dancers and musicians. (more...)

Kate Wetherhead, Howie Michael Smith, et al. Set for I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE at Engeman Theater, Now thru 8/19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2012

The John W. Engeman Theater previously announced the cast and creative team for the hilarious I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE. Previews began on Thursday, July 5, 2012 at 8:00 p.m.; with the official opening tonight, Saturday, July 7 at 8:00 p.m. and running through August 19, 2012. (more...)

BWW Looks Ahead: Fall Season 2012 - Early Preview!
by BWW - Jul 7, 2012

Now that the 2012 awards season has come to a close, BroadwayWorld is looking ahead to an exciting season coming up. This summer/fall Broadway will welcome a plethora of productions - from star-studded revivals to exciting new musicals. Below, we bring you the line-up of officially announced upcoming shows (still subject to change). Don't forget to stay tuned for more even more opening announcements expected soon! (more...)

The Hottest New Musicals This Summer are at NYMF - Performances Start Monday!
by Contests Broadway - Jul 6, 2012

Be the first to see tomorrow's Broadway hits at the 'Sundance of Musical Theatre,' the Festival that brought you shows like Next to Normal, Altar Boyz, , the Broadway-bound Chaplin, and many more! (more...)

THE ADDAMS FAMILY's Krysta Rodriguez Joins SMASH Season 2 as Series Regular!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2012

According to TVLine, THE ADDAMS FAMILY's Krysta Rodriguez is set to play series regular Ana in Smash Season 2. (more...)

Larry Cahn, Glory Crampton, Omar Lopez-Cepero et al. Set for FOREVERMAN at NYMF, 7/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2012

The new musical Foreverman, with book, music, and lyrics by Brett M. Boles, will be presented as an official selection of the New York Musical Theatre Festival's (NYMF's) 2012 Next Link Project, beginning performances Friday, July 20 and running through Sunday, July 28, at the PTC Performance Space, 555 West 42 Street (between Tenth and Eleventh Avenues). (more...)

CRT Presents THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE, Helmed by Terrence Mann, 7/12-22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2012

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) presents Gilbert & Sullivan's comic operetta THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Arena Stage's THE NORMAL HEART!
by Stage Tube - Jul 5, 2012

textTHE NORMAL HEART, which ran a limited run on Broadway last year, is currently playing Arena Stage in Washington, D.C. through July 29. Get a first look at the production below! (more...)

Chance Theatre Presents WEST SIDE STORY, 7/14 - 8/12
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2012

Anaheim Hills, CaliforniaÂ…Chance Theater is thrilled to present the third show of its 2012 season with the legendary musical of our time, like you have never seen it before, WEST SIDE STORY, music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by Arthur Laurents, musical direction by Robyn Wallace, choreography by Kelly Todd and directed by Chance Theater's Artistic Director Oanh Nguyen. WEST SIDE STORY will preview on Friday, July 6 & Saturday, July 7 at 8pm; Sunday, July 8 at 2pm; Thursday, July 12 & Friday, July 13 at 8pm and will open on Saturday, July 14 at 8pm and continue through Sunday, August 12 at the Chance Theater, 5552 E. La Palma Ave. in Anaheim Hills. (more...)

Southwark Playhouse Brings MACK AND MABEL Revival to London, Now thru Aug 25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2012

The creative team behind last summer's sold-out, acclaimed Southwark Playhouse musical, Parade - long-listed for The Ned Sherrin Award for Best Musical in the 2011 Evening Standard Awards - are returning to the venue for a major revival of the Jerry Herman/Michael Stewart Hollywood musical, Mack and Mabel. The show runs tonight, July 5 - August 25. (more...)

Al Blackstone's HAPPY WE'LL BE Comes to Roseland Ballroom, 7/26-30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2012

HAPPY WE'LL BE, a dance narrative by Al Blackstone, will take place on July 26, 27, 29 & 30 at Roseland Ballroom at 239 West 52nd Street, New York, NY. Tickets are $20 (plus processing fee) and available at For more information, visit (more...)

Kate Wetherhead, Howie Michael Smith, et al. Set for I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE at Engeman Theater, Now thru 8/19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2012

The John W. Engeman Theater has just announced the cast and creative team for the hilarious I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE. Previews begin tonight, July 5, 2012 at 8:00 p.m.; with the official opening on Saturday, July 7 at 8:00 p.m. and running through August 19, 2012. (more...)

BWW Interviews: The Cast & Crew of Generations: A Theatre Company Dish on BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON
by David Clarke - Jul 4, 2012

Andrew Jackson, that guy on the twenty dollar bill and the United States' infamous seventh president, is alive and well in Houston. Remembered for the Indian Removal Act and initiating what would later be called Jacksonian Populism, this iconic badass president is the central character in Michael Friedman's comedic Wild West rock musical BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON, which is being produced this month by Houston's Generations: A Theatre Company. George Brock, founding Artistic Director for Generations and Director of BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON, assembled a panel of his cast, crew, and creative team to discuss the rip-roaringly raucous show and why you MUST see it! (more...)

Aaron Caruso and Melanie Goerliz Headline Opera Series at Enrico Caruso Room, 7/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2012

Tenor Aaron Caruso and lyric soprano Melanie Goerlitz will perform in concert on Tuesday, July 10, at 8 PM as part of the Enrico Caruso Room Tuesday Night Opera Series. They will be supported on keyboard by David Schaefer. Dinner is available from 7 PM. There is a $20 cover charge and no minimum. Reservations are suggested by calling Grotta Azzurra at 212-925-8775. (more...)

by Stage Tube - Jul 3, 2012

The Broadway-bound THE NUTTY PROFESSOR Musical, premiering this summer at TPAC in Nashville, is now in rehearsals. Get a sneak peek below! (more...)

BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop Now Accepting Applications
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2012

The BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop is now accepting applications for its first year composer/lyricist class. (more...)

BWW TV: Jeremy Kushnier Previews STEALING TIME at NYMF Press Day
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 3, 2012

Today, July 3, the New York Musical Theatre Festival hosted a press preview day in which several shows treated the audience to special performances. On hand to represent 'Stealing Time' was Jesus Christ Superstar alum Jeremy Kushnier, who performed the show's title number. Click below to see him in action! (more...)

Photo Flash: Jarrod Spector, Catherine Cox et al. in Rehearsal for NYMF's FLAMBÉ DREAMS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2012

Jersey Boys' Jarrod Spector, Tony Award nominee Catherine Cox, Priscilla Queen of the Desert's J. Elaine Marcos, The Game of Love's Jillian Louis and Kiss Me, Kate's Kevin B. McGlynn join the cast of FLAMBÉ DREAMS, a new musical comedy with book and lyrics by Matthew Hardy and music by Randy Klein. FLAMBE DREAMS is now in rehearsal for its 2012 New York Musical Theatre Festival debut. Check out photos of Spector, Cox, Marcos, Louis and McGlynn with director West Hyler and the creative team in rehearsal below! (more...)

The BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop Now Accepting Applications
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2012

The BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop is now accepting applications for its first year composer/lyricist class. The August 1, 2012 deadline is quickly approaching and applicants are asked to send in the requested materials as soon as possible. The Workshop begins September 17, 2012, and runs through June 2013. A recipient of the Tony Honors for Excellence in Theatre Award, the Lehman Engel Musical Workshop consists of approximately 250 composers, lyricists and book writers who are actively writing new works for the musical theatre. (more...)

Cortland Rep Presents CATS, 7/11-28
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2012

For the third production in their 41st annual summer season, Cortland Repertory Theatre will present the magical mystical musical "Cats", based on the poetry of T. S. Eliot with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. (more...)

BWW TV & Photo Exclusive Coverage: Kristin Chenoweth Gets Theatre Named in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 2, 2012

The Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center opened its doors in September of 2009. The $30 million dollar facility was built for the students of Broken Arrow, but the community and Executive Director Mark Frie had a vision that went far beyond a high school facility. We're excited to present exclusive photo and video coverage of the special event (click below to play!). (more...)

Porchlight Music Theatre Begins Season With A CLASS ACT, 9/1-10/7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2012

Porchlight Music Theatre launches its 18th season with the Chicago premiere of A Class Act, September 1 - October 7, at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. A Class Act's music and lyrics are by Edward Kleban and the book is by Linda Kline and Lonny Price. (more...)

Christina DeCicco & Jessica Lea Patty to Fill in as 'Eva' in Broadway's EVITA 7/12-19 and 8/11-18
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2012

Christina DeCicco, the "Eva" alternate in the new Broadway production of EVITA, will perform the title role for 14 performances, July 12-19 and August 11-18, while Elena Roger is on vacation. With the exception of Saturday, August 11, when Elena Roger will perform the matinee, Jessica Lea Patty will step into the role for the Wednesday evening and Saturday matinee performances during these periods, performing July 18 & August 15 at 8pm, and July 14 & August 18 at 2pm. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 7/2/12
by - Jul 2, 2012

This Week's New Classified Listings on for 7/2/12. (more...)

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