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'Mary Poppins' Magical Musical Comes To Broward Center June 9
by Beau Higgins - May 30, 2010

Producers Cameron Mackintosh and Thomas Schumacher announced full casting for the Fort Lauderdale engagement of MARY POPPINS. Fort Lauderdale's most eagerly anticipated stage production will begin performances at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts on Wednesday, June 9th for a limited engagement of 3 weeks through Sunday, June 27th. The opening night is Friday, June 11 at 8:00pm. (more...)

TV: SETH'S 31 Deconstructions in 31 Days - FOLLIES, MAME & DOW JONES!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 30, 2010

Today, Seth deconstructs endings in Follies, MAME and HOW NOW DOW JONES. Seth writes' These are three songs that end on the third! Brava high notes!' (more...)

The Fine Arts Center Theatre Co Closes CRAZY FOR YOU 5/30
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2010

The Fine Arts Center Theatre Company presents the Tony Award-winning 'Best Musical,' Crazy For You, from May 7-30 at the SaG?Ji Theatre. (more...)

SpeakEasy's Boston Premiere Of 'TRAILER PARK MUSICAL' Closes 5/30
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2010

Agoraphobia, adultery, spray cheese, road kill, hysterical pregnancy, kleptomania, flan and disco - these are just a few of the subjects covered in hit Off-Broadway musical comedy THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK MUSICAL, which will have its Boston-area premiere April 30-May 30, produced by SpeakEasy Stage Company. (more...)

LIFE COULD BE A DREAM Extends Again At Hudson Mainstage Theatre Thru 5/30
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2010

David Elzer, Peter Schneider and Crooning Crabcakes, LLC are thrilled to announce that their LADCC (Best Production, Best Ensemble, Best Musical Direction), LA WEEKLY (Best Musical) and BACKSTAGE GARLAND (Best Production, Best Ensemble, Best Musical Direction) award-winning, critically-acclaimed (LA Times CRITICS' CHOICE, Backstage CRITIC'S PICK, LA WEEKLY GO!) smash-hit world premiere production of LIFE COULD BE A DREAM, written and directed by Roger Bean (The Marvelous Wonderettes) with choreography by Lee Martino (Reprise On Your Toes, On The Town) and musical direction by Michael Paternostro (Kiss of the Spider Woman, Thrill Me) is EXTENDING AGAIN through SUNDAY, MAY 30 at the Hudson Mainstage Theatre, 6539 Santa Monica Blvd. in Hollywood. (more...)

Ken Schatz & Rufus Collins to Head the Cast of THE LIBERTINE 5/14-5/30
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2010

Ken Shatz (the Obie Award-winning productions of Crowbar and Bad Penny with En Garde Arts, King Lear opposite Andre de Shields at Classical Theatre of Harlem) and Rufus Collins (seen recently in the acclaimed Manhattan Theatre Club revival of The Royal Family, other Broadway credits include To Be or Not to Be, The Homecoming, and A Day in the Death of Joe Egg), will head the cast of Stephen Jeffreys' period play The Libertine, which will have a limited engagement at the Chernuchin Theater from May 14th-May 30th. (more...)

Ken Schatz & Rufus Collins to Head the Cast of THE LIBERTINE 5/14-5/30
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2010

Ken Shatz (the Obie Award-winning productions of Crowbar and Bad Penny with En Garde Arts, King Lear opposite Andre de Shields at Classical Theatre of Harlem) and Rufus Collins (seen recently in the acclaimed Manhattan Theatre Club revival of The Royal Family, other Broadway credits include To Be or Not to Be, The Homecoming, and A Day in the Death of Joe Egg), will head the cast of Stephen Jeffreys' period play The Libertine, which will have a limited engagement at the Chernuchin Theater from May 14th-May 30th. (more...)

Karen Ziemba Leads Long Wharf Gala, 6/7
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2010

Karen Ziemba, a Tony Award-winner and star of Long Wharf Theatre's smash hit production of Sylvia, will be performing at the 2010 Gala: Take the Stage, held on Monday, June 7. (more...)

Stephen Colbert, Jane Curtin, B.D. Wong Honor Symphony Space's Isaiah Sheffer 6/7
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2010

On June 7 at 7:30 p.m., Symphony Space presents a monumental evening of entertainment, 32 years in the making, as the venerable cultural center celebrates co-founder, voce of Selected Shorts and out-going Artistic Director Isaiah Sheffer with Isaiah Fest. (more...)

Yvonne Constant Returns To The Met Room 5/23-6/7
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2010

The Tony Award winning actress Yvonne Constant returns to the Metropolitan Room for an exclusive engagement from May 23 through June 7, as she continues her fascinating exploration of the French popular songbook of the 60's and 70's. (more...)

Danner, Groff Set For Westport Reading Of BUTTERFLIES ARE FREE 6/7
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2010

Forty seasons ago, Westport Country Playhouse staged 'Butterflies Are Free' with Blythe Danner as the ingenious girl who falls in love with a blind boy, played by Keir Dullea. (more...)

The Paramount Theatre Presents WEST SIDE STORY Stories 6/7
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2010

Seattle Theatre Group and Showtunes present WEST SIDE STORY Stories - Memories of Lenny by Martin Charnin on Monday, June 7, 2010 at 7:30pm in The Paramount Theatre lobby. (more...)

Struthers, MAME, SPELLING BEE et al. Set for Gretna Theatre Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2010

The Gretna Theatre has announced their 2010 summer season. Productions will include Nunsense starring Sally Struthers, The Marvelous Wonderettes, The Will Rogers Follies, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Peter Pan, Mr. Hobbs' Vacation, and Mame. The season will begin with Nunsense, opening June 3rd. (more...)

Metropolitan Playhouse Presents DODSWORTH 5/15-6/6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2010

Metropolitan Playhouse, 'theatrical archaeologist extraordinaire' (Backstage), presents a revival of Dodsworth by Sidney Howard, adapted from the novel by Sinclair Lewis. First presented on Broadway in 1934, Dodsworth has not received a professional production in New York since, but will be revived at Metropolitan's home at 220 E 4th Street May 15th through June 6th, 2010. (more...)

Geva Theatre Center Presents FIVE COURSE LOVE 5/5-6/6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2010

Geva Theatre Center Presents FIVE COURSE LOVE, May 5-June 6. Gregg Coffin's musical returns to the home of its birth following worldwide acclaim. The cast features Broadway actors Troy Britton Johnson (THE DROWSY CHAPERONE, WILL ROGERS Follies and DAMN YANKEES), Kevin Ligon (THE PRODUCERS, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN and FINIAN'S RAINBOW) and Kristen Mengelkoch (FORBIDDEN BROADWAY). Brad Greer and Jessica Vosk complete the ensemble. (more...)

Yvonne Constant Returns To The Met Room 5/23-6/7
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2010

The Tony Award winning actress Yvonne Constant returns to the Metropolitan Room for an exclusive engagement from May 23 through June 7, as she continues her fascinating exploration of the French popular songbook of the 60's and 70's. (more...)

Museum of the City of NY Presents Razzle Dazzle: The Lindsay Years on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2010

John Lindsay was the Broadway mayor-responsible for creating the Special Theater Zoning District and TKTS ticket booth and renowned for hobnobbing with Broadway stars. (more...)

BroadwayWorld.com's On This Day - June 5, 2010
by - Jun 5, 2010

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 5 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Fuller, McElroy et al. Lead 'Razzle Dazzle' Cabaret at the Museum of the City of NY, 6/5& 6/6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2010

Cabaret returns to the Museum of the City of New York this weekend with two performances of 'Razzle Dazzle: The Lindsay Years on Broadway.' (more...)

Tom Jones To Play Final Performance In THE FANTASTICKS 6/6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2010

Tom Jones, the lyricist and book writer of The Fantasticks, will play his final performances as Henry (The Old Actor) in The Fantasticks, the world's longest-running musical, this Sunday, June 6 at 3pm and 7:15pm. Jones first played the role in 1960 when The Fantasticks premiered at The Sullivan Street Playhouse. (more...)

Former 'EastEnders' Duffett and Jordan Star in VINCENT RIVER, 5/18 - 6/5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2010

Former 'EastEnders' actors Nicola Duffett and Elliott Jordan are to star in the 10th anniversary production of Philip Ridley's acclaimed play VINCENT RIVER. It is about Anita, an East End mother seeking answers about the hate-crime murder of her gay son and Davey, the young man stalking her since his death. It will open at the Landor Theatre, Clapham, on May 18th and runs until June 5th. (more...)

Museum of the City of NY Presents Razzle Dazzle: The Lindsay Years on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2010

John Lindsay was the Broadway mayor-responsible for creating the Special Theater Zoning District and TKTS ticket booth and renowned for hobnobbing with Broadway stars. (more...)

Showtunes Theatre Co Presents FOLLIES 6/5, 6/6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2010

Showtunes Theatre Company, in partnership with Broadway Across America-Seattle and Seattle Theatre Group, is proud to announce its first concert production at their new home of The Moore Theatre - the legendary Sondheim/Goldman musical, Follies. (more...)

Fuller, McElroy et al. Lead 'Razzle Dazzle' Cabaret at the Museum of the City of NY, 6/5& 6/6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2010

Cabaret returns to the Museum of the City of New York this weekend with two performances of 'Razzle Dazzle: The Lindsay Years on Broadway.' (more...)

Anderson, Sills et al. Lead Paper Mill's PETER PAN, 6/2-6/27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2010

The Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Artistic Director, Mark W. Jones-Executive Director) is proud to announce casting for its production of Peter Pan. Directed by Mark S. Hoebee with choreography by Patti Colombo, Peter Pan will run at the Millburn Theater from June 2 through June 27, 2010. The production will open for the press on June 6. Peter Pan is generously supported by a gift from Allen and Joan Bildner and supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. (more...)

Showtunes Theatre Co Presents FOLLIES 6/5, 6/6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2010

Showtunes Theatre Company, in partnership with Broadway Across America-Seattle and Seattle Theatre Group, is proud to announce its first concert production at their new home of The Moore Theatre - the legendary Sondheim/Goldman musical, Follies. (more...)

BOEING-BOEING Comes To Alley Theatre's Hubbard Stage 6/4-27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2010

Boeing-Boeing, the high-flying, Tony award-winning comedy that had Broadway and West End audiences airborne with laughter, is taking off on the Alley's Hubbard Stage, June 4 - June 27, 2010. Marc Camoletti's comedy, translated by Beverly Cross and Francis Evans is the final production of the Alley Theatre's 2009-2010 season. (more...)

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: JOYFUL NOISEs
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 4, 2010

This week, we are highlighting the unparalleled career of legendary director/choreographer Michael Bennett with a newly unearthed clip of the original Broadway cast of A JOYFUL NOISE performing Bennett's choreography on the Ed Sullivan Show, as well as a near-three-hour interview with his associates that was recorded last week as part of a benefit for Dancers Over 40 also titled A JOYFUL NOISE. There's certainly a lot to love and embrace here in this crash-course in Bennett for the uninitiated among us. (more...)

Sisters Liz & Ann Hampton Callaway Perform BOOM! At Town Hall, 6/4
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2010

Sisters and Tony-nominated actresses Liz Callaway and Ann Hampton Callaway will present their new show Boom! at Town Hall, on Friday, June 4 at 8pm. (more...)

2010 Lyric At The Civic Center Opens With PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES 6/22-26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2010

Lyric Theatre will open its 2010 Lyric at the Civic Center Season with the Tony Award Best Musical nominee Pump Boys and Dinettes on June 22 through 26 at the Civic Center Music Hall in downtown Oklahoma City. (more...)

Tom Jones To Play Final Performance In THE FANTASTICKS 6/6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2010

Tom Jones, the lyricist and book writer of The Fantasticks, will play his final performances as Henry (The Old Actor) in The Fantasticks, the world's longest-running musical, this Sunday, June 6 at 3pm and 7:15pm. Jones first played the role in 1960 when The Fantasticks premiered at The Sullivan Street Playhouse. (more...)

Senior Rep of Ohio Theatre Co Closes 25th Anniversary Season With FOLLIES 6/4-13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2010

The Sondheim musical Follies will close out the celebratory 25th anniversary season of the Senior Repertory of Ohio Theatre Company (SRO), a Columbus-based theatre company specializing in senior adult theatre. (more...)

Struthers, MAME, SPELLING BEE et al. Set for Gretna Theatre Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2010

The Gretna Theatre has announced their 2010 summer season. Productions will include Nunsense starring Sally Struthers, The Marvelous Wonderettes, The Will Rogers Follies, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Peter Pan, Mr. Hobbs' Vacation, and Mame. The season will begin with Nunsense, opening June 3rd. (more...)

Fuller, McElroy et al. Lead 'Razzle Dazzle' Cabaret at the Museum of the City of NY, 6/5& 6/6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2010

Cabaret returns to the Museum of the City of New York this weekend with two performances of 'Razzle Dazzle: The Lindsay Years on Broadway.' (more...)

Chase, Schneider & Spanger to Lead ROBIN & THE 7 HOODS at Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2010

Executive Producer Lou Spisto today announced the cast and creative team for the World Premiere of Robin and the 7 Hoods - A New Musical featuring a book by Tony Award winner Rupert Holmes and songs by four-time Academy Award winners Sammy Cahn and Jimmy Van Heusen. (more...)

Photo Flash: Paper Mill Playhouse Presents PETER PAN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2010

Directed by Mark S. Hoebee with choreography by Patti Colombo, Peter Pan will run at the Millburn Theater through June 27, 2010. The production will open for the press on June 6. Peter Pan is generously supported by a gift from Allen and Joan Bildner and supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. (more...)

Cabrillo Music Theatre's CINDERELLA Runs 7/23-8/1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2010

A pumpkin turns into a carriage, mice become horses, and a young girl becomes a beautiful princess when Cabrillo Music Theatre's production of CINDERELLA weaves a spell on audiences at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. (more...)

Peter Glebo Gallery Presents LONGNECKS, Runs 6/3 - 8/29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2010

Peter Glebo Gallery is pleased to present Longnecks, an exhibition of large-scale, acrylic-on-canvas portraits of giraffes by Broadway legend Tommy Tune. Opening on Thursday, June 3 and running through Sunday, August 29, the exhibition will serve as the new Chelsea gallery's inaugural exhibition. This exhibition is made possible, in part, by the generous support of Playbill. (more...)

O'Hara, d'Arcy James Lead Keen Company's 'And Then I Wrote 'The Music Man' Reading, 6/16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2010

Next To Normal's Brian d'Arcy James and South Pacific's Kelli O'Hara, who formerly costarred in Broadway's Sweet Smell of Success, are set to star in the Keen Company's world premiere reading of 'And Then I Wrote 'The Music Man' on June 16 at the Lucille Lortel Theatre. The reading, part of the company's 10th Annual Benefit, will be directed by Carl Forsman and will feature musical direction and accompaniment by Brian Cimmet. (more...)

McCarthy, Harris, Dixon et al. Set For SWEENEY TODD At Barrington Stage 6/17-7/17
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2010

Celebrating Stephen Sondheim's 80th Birthday this year, Barrington Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Producing Director Richard M. Parison, Jr., presents the musical thriller, SWEENEY TODD: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Directed by Julianne Boyd, with musical direction by Darren Cohen, Stephen Sondheim's masterpiece begins previews on June 17; opens June 23 at 7:00pm; and runs through July 17. (more...)

SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM Gets Cast Album Recording Jun. 6 & 7
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2010

PS Classics, the label dedicated to the heritage of Broadway and American popular song, will record the original Broadway cast album of SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM on June 6th and 7th. The production, presented by Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director), began performances at Studio 54 on March 19th, opened officially on April 22nd and recently announced a two-week extension through June 27th. (more...)

Producing Artistic Director Turner Appears In A CHORUS LINE At Theatre By The Sea
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2010

Theatre By The Sea's Producing Artistic Director, Amiee Turner, will make her Theatre By The Sea debut in the role of Cassie in the Pulitzer Prize and Tony AwardŽ winning musical, A Chorus Line, scheduled to open the summer season on June 2, 2010. (more...)

Anderson, Sills et al. Lead Paper Mill's PETER PAN, 6/2-6/27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2010

The Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Artistic Director, Mark W. Jones-Executive Director) is proud to announce casting for its production of Peter Pan. Directed by Mark S. Hoebee with choreography by Patti Colombo, Peter Pan will run at the Millburn Theater from June 2 through June 27, 2010. The production will open for the press on June 6. Peter Pan is generously supported by a gift from Allen and Joan Bildner and supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. (more...)

Actor Gregory Harrison Talks About La Jolla's Surf Report
by Don Grigware - Jun 1, 2010

Actor Gregory Harrison will star @ La Jolla Playhouse in June in the world premiere of Surf Report. His association with Catalina Productions in Los Angeles for so many years put him at the top of his craft as a stage actor and theatrical producer. He revolutionized the theatre scene here and was rewarded over and over for those successes. Of course, he is recognized most for TV's Trapper John M.D. and the countless MOWs and Cable films he has done over the past thirty years. This ageless man, still an avid surfer, is now preparing to take on his dream role @ La Jolla. (more...)

GYPSY OF THE MONTH: Ashley Amber of 'Promises, Promises'
by Adrienne Onofri - Jun 1, 2010

The hit revival is Ashley's 8th Broadway show, but her first since she became a mom. (more...)

BroadwayWorld.com's On This Day - June 1, 2010
by - Jun 1, 2010

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 1 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Karen Ziemba To Headline Long Wharf Theatre's 2010 Gala 6/7
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2010

Over the past several years, Long Wharf Theatre has reinvented its Gala, bringing audiences backstage to see prosaic theatre spaces in exciting and innovative ways, while enjoying fine food and, of course, the sort of entertainment Long Wharf Theatre is known for. (more...)

Beach, Hoty & Lewis To Lead Music Circus Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2010

Casting for the 60th Music Circus season is nearing completion. After auditioning performers in New York, Los Angeles and Sacramento, California Musical Theatre Artistic Director Glenn Casale is finalizing the acting company for the seven-show season at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. The company is expected to include Broadway veterans, including Tony Award nominees, television comedians, up-and-coming young actors and plenty of returning Music Circus favorites. Complete cast lists are available online at www.SacramentoMusicCircus.com and are subject to change. (more...)

Way Off Broadway Dinner Theater Hosts Auditions For DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS 6/21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2010

The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre is once again preparing to start work on an area premiere production. Having been the first to bring shows such as Jerry Herman's La Cage aux Folles, Neil Simon's The Goodbye Girl - The Musical, Mel Brooks' The Producers, as well as a regional theatre premiere production of The Wedding Singer to western Maryland audiences, Way Off Broadway is adding the musical comedy Dirty Rotten Scoundrels to the list of firsts. (more...)

Foster, Braff, Cannavale & Graynor Lead TRUST at 2nd Stage; Opens Aug. 12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2010

Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director) has announced that Zach Braff, Bobby Cannavale, Sutton Foster, and Ari Graynor will co-star in the world premiere comedy TRUST, written by Paul Weitz, directed by Peter DuBois. Mr. Weitz returns to Second Stage Theatre, where his plays Privilege and Show People premiered in 2005 and 2006, respectively. Directed by Peter DuBois, who staged Second Stage's acclaimed production of Becky Shaw, TRUST will begin previews on Friday, July 23 at Second Stage Theatre (305 West 43rd street) and officially open on Thursday, August 12. The production runs through September 5. (more...)

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