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A true theatrical event, this legendary masterpiece is considered by many to be the greatest musical ever created.brbrThe time is 1971, and theatrical impresario Dimitri Weissmann (famous for his garish Weissmann Follies of yesteryear) hosts a reunion of ex-Follies performers in his crumbling theatre, setting the stage for a parade of brilliant '20s, '30s and '40s pastiche numbers that have become every bit as famous as their models: "Losing My Mind," "I'm Still Here" and "Broadway Baby," to name a few. Amid the reminiscing, two middle-aged couples confront some unpleasant truths about their past and present and come face to face with the future.brbrSurreal, sophisticated, compelling, heart-wrenching and epic in scope, "Follies" uses the musical theatre as a metaphor for the collapse of American innocence and naivete in the post-Kennedy years. It is a showcase for powerful dramatic actors, featuring a large cast rich in character, which provides opportunities for seasoned older performers.

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Up on the Marquee: THE HUMANS on BroadwayUp on the Marquee: THE HUMANS on Broadway
by Walter McBride - Jan 8, 2016

The Broadway production of Stephen Karam's much-raved-about new play, The Humans, will begin performances at Broadway's Helen Hayes Theatre (240 West 44th Street) on Saturday, January 23, 2016, and open officially on Thursday, February 18. Directed by Tony Award winner Joe Mantello, the play will feature its entire acclaimed current Off-Broadway cast. Check out photos of the marquee below! (more...)

2015 BroadwayWorld Phoenix Awards Winners Announced!2015 BroadwayWorld Phoenix 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 Phoenix winners! Thanks to all who voted, and huge congratulations to all the winners! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Alexandra Burke, Starring in SISTER ACT Tour, Opening at Curve, July 30Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Alexandra Burke, Starring in SISTER ACT Tour, Opening at Curve, July 30
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

Jamie Wilson is delighted to announce that Alexandra Burke will star as 'Deloris Van Cartier' in the national tour of Curve's all new production of the hit musical comedy SISTER ACT, directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood with musical supervision and arrangements by Tony award-winning Sarah Travis. SISTER ACT will open at Curve on Saturday 30 July 2016. Tour schedule below with further dates and full casting to be announced shortly. Check out a sneak peek below! (more...)

Pride Films & Plays to Present 'JUDY GARLAND AND LIZA MINNELLI'Pride Films & Plays to Present 'JUDY GARLAND AND LIZA MINNELLI'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

Pride Films and Plays will enliven the New Year by bringing back two leading actresses from its recent acclaimed production of the musical The Boy From Oz in a new show entitled Judy Garland and Liza Minnelli - Once in a Lifetime: The London Palladium Concert - a Tribute, featuring Nancy Hays (as Judy Garland) and Michelle Lauto (as Liza Minnelli), with music direction and orchestral arrangements by Robert Ollis (co-producer).  This loving musical tribute recalls the historic concert by these two famous performers at the London Palladium, just as Liza's singing career was beginning to take off. The Boy from Oz veterans Cameron Turner (choreography) and John Nasca (costume design) will round out the creative team for this dynamic new show. (more...)

THE WIZ LIVE's Derek McLane Among Nominees for 20th Art Directors Guild Awards; Full ListTHE WIZ LIVE's Derek McLane Among Nominees for 20th Art Directors Guild Awards; Full List
by TV News Desk - Jan 5, 2016

In the television category of Awards or Event Special, Tony Award winner Derek McLane received two nominations, including his work as production designer for the 2015 OSCARS and NBC's THE WIZ LIVE. (more...)

Cafe Carlyle Taps Tommy Tune to Replace Injured Chita Rivera for January EngagementCafe Carlyle Taps Tommy Tune to Replace Injured Chita Rivera for January Engagement
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2016

BroadwayWorld has confirmed that ten-time Tony nominee Tommy Tune has been tapped to perform at Cafe Carlyle from January 12-22, taking Chita Rivera's previous engagement slot, who was forced to cancel due to a pelvic fracture. (more...)

42ND STREET Coming to State Theatre for Pair of Shows in February42ND STREET Coming to State Theatre for Pair of Shows in February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2016

The quintessential backstage musical comedy classic 42nd STREET will celebrate a TWO night engagement at the State Theatre with a sparkling new production, Wednesday February 3 and Thursday February 4.  42nd STREET will be directed by co-author Mark Bramble and choreographed by Randy Skinner, the team who staged the 2001 Tony Award winning Best Revival. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Manoel Felciano, Christian Coulson & More in Red Bull Theater's THE CHANGELINGPhoto Flash: First Look at Manoel Felciano, Christian Coulson & More in Red Bull Theater's THE CHANGELING
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2016

Opening Night is Set for January 10th for the Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Artistic Director) Off-Broadway production: Thomas Middleton and William Rowley's The Changeling.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Promo Shot for Signature Theatre's GEORGIE, Starring Ed DixonPhoto Flash: First Promo Shot for Signature Theatre's GEORGIE, Starring Ed Dixon
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2016

 In a special limited engagement, Signature Theatre presents the world premiere production ofGeorgie: My Adventures with George Rose written and performed by Broadway veteran Ed Dixon (Broadway's Anything Goes, Signature's Sunset Boulevard). Directed by Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Gigi, Follies, and Million Dollar Quartet), this one-man play chronicles Dixon's relationship with his friend and mentor, the Tony-award winning character actor George Rose (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, My Fair Lady, Pirates of Penzance). Georgie: My Adventures with George Rose will play in Signature's ARK Theatre from January 8 - February 7, 2016. Check out a just-released promotional shot for the production below! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 30, 2016BWW's On This Day - January 30, 2016
by - Jan 30, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 30 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Joan Vázquez ofrecerá 9 funciones de SOMETHING'S COMING - UN TRIBUT A SONDHEIM en el Teatro GaudíJoan Vázquez ofrecerá 9 funciones de SOMETHING'S COMING - UN TRIBUT A SONDHEIM en el Teatro Gaudí
by Felipe Velasco - Jan 29, 2016

Joan Vazquez hace en su concierto 'Something's Coming - Un Tribut a Sondheim' en el Teatre Gaudi Barcelona un repaso de las canciones mas emblematicas de la carrera de Stephen Sondheim, autor de las letras de West Side Story o Gypsy y de la musica y letras de Company, Sweeney Todd, A Little Night Music, Follies, Sunday in the Park with George, Merrily We Roll Along, Passion o Into the Woods. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Folger Shakespeare Library's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAMPhoto Flash: First Look at Folger Shakespeare Library's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

Kicking off Folger Theatre's 2016 commemoration of 400 years of William Shakespeare is one of his most beloved comedies, A Midsummer Night's Dream. On stage from January 26 through March 6, 2016, this hilarious and heartfelt celebration of the Follies and foibles of human beings is directed by four-time Helen Hayes Award-winner Aaron Posner. It is performed by an all-star cast, including Holly Twyford as Bottom, Eric Hissom as Oberon, Caroline Stefanie Clay as Titania, and Erin Weaver as a mischievous Puck. Tickets are available online at www.folger.edu/theatre or by calling the Folger Box Office at (202) 544-7077. (more...)

Rosie O'Donnell Boards Broadway @ The Nourse Concert SeriesRosie O'Donnell Boards Broadway @ The Nourse Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

? Mark Cortale, producer of the acclaimed Broadway @ The Nourse concert series in San Francisco has announced that superstar Rosie O'Donnell will join this season's lineup on Tuesday, March 15, 2016. Hosted by Sirius XM Radio Star Seth Rudetsky whom the New York Times dubbed "The Mayor of Broadway," the popular series returns after kicking off the 2015/16 season at The Nourse Theater with "Glee" star Darren Criss in past fall.  Immediately preceding Rosie O'Donnell's performance will be Sutton Foster, star of the hit TV series "Younger" and Tony Award winner for Broadway's "Anything Goes" on Sunday, March 13th (rescheduled from Jan. 16th).  The Broadway @ The Nourse concert series will benefit San Francisco AIDS Foundation, Project Open Hand, and San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus.  Tickets are now on-sale - further information can be found at www.cityboxoffice.com/broadway or by calling (415) 392-4400. (more...)

New British Musical to Premiere at Wales Millennium CentreNew British Musical to Premiere at Wales Millennium Centre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

This Easter, Wales Millennium Centre will premiere its first full-scale, original musical, ONLY THE BRAVE, produced with Soho Theatre, Daniel Sparrow Productions and Birdsong Productions. Based on the real lives of men and women caught up in the D-Day landings, this new production will star David Thaxton, Caroline Sheen and Neil McDermott, directed by Steve Marmion, Artistic Director of London's Soho Theatre. (more...)

Tony Winner Betty Buckley to Perform at Ocean State Theatre in AprilTony Winner Betty Buckley to Perform at Ocean State Theatre in April
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

Television, film, concert and Tony Award-winning actress, Betty Buckley, will be appearing in concert at Ocean State Theatre in Warwick for one show only on Wednesday, April 6 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

BWW Review: PIPPIN at Shea's Buffalo TheatreBWW Review: PIPPIN at Shea's Buffalo Theatre
by Michael Rabice - Jan 27, 2016

The 1970's was an era of self discovery, rebellion and personal exploration. Broadway was morphing from the stock musical comedy formula towards the darker issues of life not usually seen on the musical stage . There was a young Stephen Sondheim delving into the deep interpersonal relations of marriage in COMPANY and Follies, while Michael Bennett had gathered a group of young dancers who were exposing their inner demons and life stories in A CHORUS LINE. Meanwhile the composer Stephen Schwartz began his career with PIPPIN and would later write hit scores for GODSPELL and WICKED (more...)

Earl Carpenter to Rejoin LES MISERABLES in Manila; Full Cast AnnouncedEarl Carpenter to Rejoin LES MISERABLES in Manila; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

British actor Earl Carpenter, who originated the role of Inspector Javert in the reimagined production of Claude-Michel Schonberg and Alain Boublil's book-to-stage adaptation of LES MISERABLES (LES MIS) and abruptly left the Broadway production last November due to a neck injury (cervical vertebrae impingement), will rejoin the company of the new production of LES MIS in its first Asian Tour (Manila-Singapore), which has been set to kick off at The Theatre at Solaire, Solaire Resort and Casino, in Manila from Friday, March 11, until Sunday, April 17. (more...)

BWW Interview: Rebecca Greenstein, Head of Opera Moderne, New York and ViennaBWW Interview: Rebecca Greenstein, Head of Opera Moderne, New York and Vienna
by Backstage Bunny - Jan 26, 2016

Rebecca Greenstein (pictured on the left in a photo from the Viennese production of Der Kaiser von Atlantis) founded Opera Moderne (http://www.operamoderne.com) in New York in 2011 and it quickly began to attract favorable reviews for its fresh approach to opera. The company has also spawned two offshoot activities that have attracted enthusiastic audiences - namely, The Hot Box Girls and L'Opera Burlesque, two troupes that combine striptease and other innovations with opera. Rebecca is also an artistic consultant to Texas Light Opera (http://www.texaslightopera.org/about.html). Recently moving to Europe to expand her operations, Rebecca now divides her time between Vienna and New York. In this question-and-answer interview, she talks about the way she is juggling the activities of her three troupes and the geographical divide. (more...)

UCPAC to Screen Classic Short Films, 2/7UCPAC to Screen Classic Short Films, 2/7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

The Union County Performing Arts Center will present the classic films you loved as a kid as they were meant to be seen - on the big screen in a motion picture palace - when it holds a Festival of Olde Tyme Shorts on Feb. 7 at 1 p.m. at the UCPAC Mainstage. (more...)

Nickelodeon Teams with NFL on Insider's Look at Week Leading into Super Bowl 50Nickelodeon Teams with NFL on Insider's Look at Week Leading into Super Bowl 50
by TV - On the Road - Jan 26, 2016

Nickelodeon is teaming up with the National Football League (NFL) to give kids and families an insider's look at this year's milestone Super Bowl 50 with exclusive, specially produced coverage of the events leading into the Big Game (more...)

Bernadette Peters To Perform in First Ever Scottish Date at Edinburgh Playhouse, June 7Bernadette Peters To Perform in First Ever Scottish Date at Edinburgh Playhouse, June 7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

The triple Tony, triple Drama Desk and Golden Globe Award winning Broadway star Bernadette Peters will play her first ever Scottish date at the Edinburgh Playhouse on Tuesday 7th June 2016. (more...)

OSTC's Amiee Turner in Concert at Ocean State Theatre on February 14OSTC's Amiee Turner in Concert at Ocean State Theatre on February 14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

?Ocean State Theatre Company's Producing Artistic Director, Amiee Turner, who won rave reviews for her portrayal of Mama Rose in last summer's production of Gypsy, will take the stage in her very own concert, "Once in Love, with Amiee: Puppy Love, Heartbreak and Ever After," on Sunday, February 14 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Drury Lane Welcomes Director of New WorksDrury Lane Welcomes Director of New Works
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

Executive Director Kyle DeSantis, Artistic Director William Osetek and Producer Drew DeSantis are proud to announce Laura Stanczyk, a New York-based independent producer and casting director, as the theatre's Director of New Works. In her new consulting role at Drury Lane, Stanczyk seeks out up-and-coming works, ushering in a new era for the theatre. Following in the footsteps of Founder Anthony DeSantis, the Drury Lane Executive Team aims to combine top quality Broadway hits with a commitment to developing new musicals to engage and stimulate the theatre's loyal and discerning audience. (more...)

Ben Vereen, Elizabeth A. Davis and More Coming Up Next Week at Feinstein's/54 BelowBen Vereen, Elizabeth A. Davis and More Coming Up Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

Next week Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond, including Ben Vereen, Elizabeth A. Davis and more! (more...)

Bernadette Peters to Perform with Pacific Symphony in Valentine's Day Concert, 2/12Bernadette Peters to Perform with Pacific Symphony in Valentine's Day Concert, 2/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

Grammy-, Golden Globe- Drama Desk- and three-time Tony Award-winning actress and singer Bernadette Peters-known for her raw talent and ability to knock the socks off an audience with her glorious voice-joins Pacific Symphony just in time for Valentine's Day weekend! The ageless Peters, who boasts a decades-long successful career on the Broadway, film and television stage, recently starred in the critically acclaimed Broadway production of "Follies" after a highly successful run at the Kennedy Center, and can be seen in the Golden-Globe winning TV series, "Mozart in the Jungle." Recent hit performances (backed by orchestras) have included Peters turning up the heat for Peggy Lee's "Fever"; Rodgers and Hammerstein's "There is Nothin' Like a Dame" (from "South Pacific"); "Children Will Listen" and "No One is Alone" (from "Into the Woods"); "In Buddy's Eyes" and "Losing My Mind" (from her turn as Sally Durant Plummer in the 2011 revival of "Follies"); and "Let Me Entertain You" (from the Grammy Award-winning Broadway cast album "Gypsy"), among many, many others. (more...)

BWW Review: SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM in Good Hands at Lyric StageBWW Review: SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM in Good Hands at Lyric Stage
by Nancy Grossman - Jan 22, 2016

There's Sondheim music galore playing at the Lyric Stage Company as Producing Artistic Director and recognized Sondheim expert Spiro Veloudos directs an octet of Boston musical theatre performers in SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM. In effect, the composer/lyricist is the ninth member of the ensemble as he appears onscreen, larger than life, providing intimate commentary on his life, his process, and his words and music. The video affords the opportunity to sit through a master class with the master, and the living, breathing actors demonstrate his brilliance with their starry interpretations. (more...)

Carrie St. Louis, Judy Kaye, Peter Scolari & More Will Join Broadway's WICKED Next Month!Carrie St. Louis, Judy Kaye, Peter Scolari & More Will Join Broadway's WICKED Next Month!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

Good news! The Broadway blockbuster WICKED will welcome several new cast members to the Gershwin Theatre next month. (more...)

John Tartaglia, Marcia Milgrom Dodge, Josh Rhodes, Denis Jones & More Join Creative Teams for The Muny's 2016 Season! Tickets on Sale, 3/5John Tartaglia, Marcia Milgrom Dodge, Josh Rhodes, Denis Jones & More Join Creative Teams for The Muny's 2016 Season! Tickets on Sale, 3/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

BroadwayWorld and The Muny announces today the directors, choreographers and music directors for the Muny's 2016 Season, which opens on June 13 with The Wizard of Oz. (more...)

New York's Ziegfeld Movie Theatre to Be Renovated Into Event SpaceNew York's Ziegfeld Movie Theatre to Be Renovated Into Event Space
by Michael Dale - Jan 20, 2016

The 1,300 seat venue is Manhattan's last sing-screen movie house. (more...)

Wow, Wow, Wow Fellas! Meet the Creative Team of Broadway-Bound HELLO, DOLLY!Wow, Wow, Wow Fellas! Meet the Creative Team of Broadway-Bound HELLO, DOLLY!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

As BroadwayWorld reported this morning, Bette Midler will indeed return to Broadway in one of the most cherished shows in musical theater history when she takes on the role of Dolly Gallagher Levi in Michael Stewart's (book) and Jerry Herman's (music and lyrics) masterpiece, Hello, Dolly!. Directed by four-time Tony Award® winner Jerry Zaks, Hello, Dolly! will begin performances on Broadway on March 13, 2017, with an official opening night of April 20, 2017. Rehearsals begin one year from today. This new production of Hello, Dolly!, the first new production of this classic musical to appear on Broadway since it opened more than fifty years ago, will have at its helm Jerry Zaks as its director, and will feature choreography by Tony Award-winner Warren Carlyle. The new Dolly! will pay tribute to the original work of legendary director/choreographer Gower Champion, which has been hailed both then and now as one of the greatest stagings in musical theater history. Below, reacquaint yourself with the creative team, old and new! (more...)

DANCE NOW to Premiere LMnO3's B.A.N.G.S.: MADE IN AMERICA at Joe's PubDANCE NOW to Premiere LMnO3's B.A.N.G.S.: MADE IN AMERICA at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

DANCE NOW presents the premiere of LMnO3's (Deborah Lohse, Cori Marquis, and Donnell Oakley) B.A.N.G.S.: made in america, February 12 and 13 at 7pm, at Joe's Pub at The Public, 425 Lafayette Street, between East 4th Street and Astor Place. (more...)

BWW Special: BROADWAY BIRTHDAY BASH Lights Up TobinBWW Special: BROADWAY BIRTHDAY BASH Lights Up Tobin
by Backstage Bunny - Jan 19, 2016

Tonight (Tuesday the 19th)  The Tobin Center in San Antonio will present a  Broadway Revue 'Lila's Broadway Birthday Bash' , which will celebrate Mayor Emeritus Lila Cockrell's 94th Birthday.  The show starts at 7 p.m. and tickets are available at the door at 6:30 pm and are $25 for mezzanine seating.  Proceeds benefit The Bexar County Family Justice Center.  (more...)

Liliane Montevecchi to Perform at Feinstein's/54 Below, 2/11-13Liliane Montevecchi to Perform at Feinstein's/54 Below, 2/11-13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

Celebrate this Valentine's Day with the exquisitely French and enchanting Liliane Montevecchi as she presents her autobiographical one-woman show Be My Valentine at Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, February 11-13.  (more...)

Tony Winning Set Designer Derek McLane to Design OSCAR Set for 4th Consecutive YearTony Winning Set Designer Derek McLane to Design OSCAR Set for 4th Consecutive Year
by TV News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

BWW has just learned that Tony and Emmy-winning set designer Derek McLane (THE WIZ LIVE!) will return to design the sets for this year ACADEMY AWARDS for the fourth consecutive year. (more...)

Theater Works to Bring Hollywood Glamor to Peoria in CITY OF ANGELSTheater Works to Bring Hollywood Glamor to Peoria in CITY OF ANGELS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2016

Theater Works presents the Tony Award-winning musical CITY OF ANGELS, beginning Friday, February 19. (more...)

Premiereneport: Jule Styne Klassiker FUNNY GIRL beginnt Aufführungen in GrazPremiereneport: Jule Styne Klassiker FUNNY GIRL beginnt Aufführungen in Graz
by Iris Moebius - Jan 18, 2016

1964 erlebt Jule Stynes Musical FUNNY GIRL am Broadway seine Urauffuhrung, an deren Erfolg Barbra Streisand maßgeblich beteiligt ist. Vier Jahre spater wird sie, an der Seite von Omar Sharif, fur die Verfilmung des Musicals mit einem Oscar ausgezeichnet. Als Grazer Erstauffuhrung ist „Funny Girl' in Stefan Hubers Inszenierung zu erleben, die dank ihrer schwungvollen Tanz und Stepp-Szenen sowie prachtigen Ausstattung bereits das Publikum in Dortmund, Nurnberg und Chemnitz begeistert hat. Diese Inszenierung von FUNNY GIRL ist nun erstmals in Graz zu sehen. Die Premiere fand am vergangenen Samstag statt. Wir haben Pressestimmen und Produktionsfotos fur euch zusammengestellt: (more...)

VIDEOS: Five Broadway Songs That Confronted American Audiences On RacismVIDEOS: Five Broadway Songs That Confronted American Audiences On Racism
by Michael Dale - Jan 18, 2016

Five moments when Broadway songwriters risked shocking and angering patrons with discomforting truths. (more...)

VIDEO: Museum of Modern Art Presents Screenings of Rare 1913 Bert Williams Film, LIME KILN CLUB FIELD DAYVIDEO: Museum of Modern Art Presents Screenings of Rare 1913 Bert Williams Film, LIME KILN CLUB FIELD DAY
by Michael Dale - Jan 18, 2016

Broadway's first black star in film footage lost for over 100 years. (more...)

Charlotte Patton Brings BWW Award-Nominated Show CELEBRATING MEN Back to Metropolitan Room, 2/20Charlotte Patton Brings BWW Award-Nominated Show CELEBRATING MEN Back to Metropolitan Room, 2/20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2016

She's been married and not. She's had serious relationships, flings, and romances with men of all ages (but mostly younger). She's experienced all the charms, foibles, and idiosyncrasies of the opposite sex--and loves them anyway. Actress and comedian Charlotte Patton brings all of that worldly wisdom to her sensual, provocative, and playful show . . . Celebrating Men (Bless Their Hearts) back to the Metropolitan Room (34 West 22nd Street) on February 20 at 7 pm. Patton's show is Directed by Award-winning cabaret performer Karen Oberlin with Music Direction by MAC Award winner Barry Levitt and Jon Burr on bass. Peter Napolitano contributes as Creative Consultant. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES at Maltz Jupiter TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES at Maltz Jupiter Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

Get ready to celebrate the life of beloved American entertainer Will Rogers at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre with THE WILL ROGERS Follies: A LIFE IN REVUE! BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Beth Leavel & More to Join American Showstoppers in Honoring Cole PorterBeth Leavel & More to Join American Showstoppers in Honoring Cole Porter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

AMERICAN SHOWSTOPPERS - featuring Fred Barton & His Orchestra and starring a cast of today's best Broadway performers - will present "An Evening with Cole Porter" at Pace University's Schimmel Center in New York on Friday, March 4 at 7:30 PM and then Kingsborough Community College's Goldstein Center in Brooklyn on Saturday, March 5 at 8:00 PM.  The cast of outstanding Broadway performers includes Beth Leavel (Tony Award winner for The Drowsy Chaperone), Sean McGibbon, Paula Leggett Chase, Damon Kirsche, Karen Murphy and Jesse Luttrell in addition to the Scott Thompson Dancers. The show is produced, orchestrated, conducted and hosted by Fred Barton with direction and choreography by Scott Thompson. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Ten-Time Tony Winner Tommy Tune Returns to Cafe CarlylePhoto Coverage: Ten-Time Tony Winner Tommy Tune Returns to Cafe Carlyle
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jan 13, 2016

Ten-time Tony winner Tommy Tune returned to Cafe Carlyle last night January 12, and BroadwayWorld was on hand to capture the performance! Check out photos below! (more...)

The Hot Box Girls to Present FOLLIES NOIR Next MonthThe Hot Box Girls to Present FOLLIES NOIR Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

Friday, February 19th at The Cutting Room will welcome NYC's only all-singing, all-dancing burlesque troupe, The Hot Box Girls, in Follies NOIR. (more...)

Cafe Carlyle Welcomes Back Tommy Tune TonightCafe Carlyle Welcomes Back Tommy Tune Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

Ten-time Tony nominee Tommy Tune returns to Cafe Carlyle beginning tonight, January 12, through January 22, taking Chita Rivera's previous engagement slot, who was forced to cancel due to a pelvic fracture. (more...)

Red Bull Theater to Continue 12th Season with A TRICK TO CATCH THE OLD ONE with Stephen Spinella, Bill Buell & MoreRed Bull Theater to Continue 12th Season with A TRICK TO CATCH THE OLD ONE with Stephen Spinella, Bill Buell & More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Artistic Director) today announced that their Twelfth Season will continue with Thomas Middleton's A Trick To Catch The Old One, directed by Craig Baldwin, on Monday January 18th at 7:30 PM, at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, between Bleecker and Hudson). Featured in the cast will be Bill Buell, Grant Chapman, William Jackson Harper, Daniel K. Isaac, Jason Kravits, Christina Pumariega, Mirirai Sithole, Stephen Spinella, Andrew Weems, Rasha Zamamiri, and more. Tickets may be purchased online at www.redbulltheater.com or by phone at (212) 352-3101. (more...)

Dame Diana Rigg to Join Edward Seckerson in Conversation at St. James TheatreDame Diana Rigg to Join Edward Seckerson in Conversation at St. James Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

The St. James Theatre is delighted to announce that Dame Diana Rigg will join Edward Seckerson in conversation on Sunday 7 February 2016 at 3pm. (more...)

Carlos Ugarriza, Raúl Naranjo y Pablo Ceresuela se unen a la gira de THE BODYGUARD en UKCarlos Ugarriza, Raúl Naranjo y Pablo Ceresuela se unen a la gira de THE BODYGUARD en UK
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jan 11, 2016

Los tres actores españoles se unen a la produccion de la gira britanica de THE BODYGUARD que comenzara en el Hippodrome de Bristol el proximo 13 de enero. (more...)

San Diego Musical Theatre to Stage RAGTIME, 2/5-21San Diego Musical Theatre to Stage RAGTIME, 2/5-21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

?San Diego Musical Theatre announces the first production of their 2016 season, RAGTIME, February 5-21, 2016 (press opening on Saturday, February 6th) at the Spreckels Theatre. (more...)

Lena Hall, Alex Brightman & More Will Celebrate the Drama League's 100th Birthday Tonight at Feinstein's/54 BelowLena Hall, Alex Brightman & More Will Celebrate the Drama League's 100th Birthday Tonight at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

The Drama League will celebrate a major milestone tonight that few organizations have achieved…its 100th year of service to the American theatre community. The 100th Birthday Party will be held tonight,January 11, 2016 at Feinstein's/54 Below (254 West 54th Street, Cellar).  The sold-out celebration will include cocktails, dinner, speeches and musical performances recognizing the history, achievements, and future of the award-winning arts education organization.   (more...)

MAURICE HINES TAPPIN' THRU LIFE Opens Tonight at New World StagesMAURICE HINES TAPPIN' THRU LIFE Opens Tonight at New World Stages
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

MAURICE HINES TAPPIN' THRU LIFE is a swinging, song and dance musical that celebrates the astonishing showmanship of one of the last great tap dancers of a by-gone era still working today and whose collaborators were a jaw-dropping, who's who of theatre, music, film and television. Co-starring the fierce tap dancing Manzari brothers and the all female vivacious Diva Jazz Orchestra, the show is directed by Jeff Calhoun (Newsies, Deaf West's Big River, Grease). Performances began December 23rd at New World Stages (340 W. 50th Street), and opening night is tonight, January 11th. (more...)

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