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SWEET CHARITY to Play Maltz Jupiter Theatre, 5/15-16SWEET CHARITY to Play Maltz Jupiter Theatre, 5/15-16
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2015

The high-energy classic musical Sweet Charity is set to sparkle on the Maltz Jupiter Theatre stage for two nights only! (more...)

Ben Vereen to Bring Solo Show to Schimmel Center This MonthBen Vereen to Bring Solo Show to Schimmel Center This Month
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

The legendary Ben Vereen will bring his one-of-a-kind show business electricity to the Schimmel Center at Pace University (3 Spruce Street in downtown Manhattan) for one night only in STEPPIN' OUT WITH BEN VEREEN on Saturday, May 30 at 7:30pm. (more...)

PIPPIN Tour's Associate Choreographer to Lead Workshop at Illinois High School Musical Theater AwardsPIPPIN Tour's Associate Choreographer to Lead Workshop at Illinois High School Musical Theater Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

Broadway In Chicago has announced that the fourth annual Illinois High School Musical Theater Awards will feature a dance workshop with Associate Choreographer Brad Musgrove from the Tony Award-winning production of PIPPIN. The Illinois High School Musical Theater Awards will be held at the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place (175 East Chestnut Place) on Monday, June 1, 2015.  Sponsored by Grosh Backdrops & Drapery and The Mash, the newly-established Illinois chapter of the National High School Musical Theater Awards serves as an annual national celebration of outstanding achievement in musical theater performance by high school students. (more...)

BWW Reviews: PIPPIN Brings Magic to the Fox TheaterBWW Reviews: PIPPIN Brings Magic to the Fox Theater
by Christie Fisher - May 7, 2015

PIPPIN soars into Atlanta's Fox Theater May 5-10, 2015. Winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical, this new staging of PIPPIN incorporates circus acrobatic tricks as well as Bob Fosse's iconic choreography. (more...)

Ben Vereen to Star in New Canadian Production WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLDBen Vereen to Star in New Canadian Production WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD
by Contests - Broadway - May 7, 2015

What a Wonderful Announcement! Legendary Star of Stage and Screen BEN VEREEN headlines: WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD at the Victoria Playhouse Petrolia! (more...)

Larry Marshall, Kathy Brier, John Herrera and More Set for BROADWAY SHINES ON HARBOR LIGHTS, 6/5Larry Marshall, Kathy Brier, John Herrera and More Set for BROADWAY SHINES ON HARBOR LIGHTS, 6/5
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2015

The Harbor Lights Theater Company proudly announces the 2015 season featuring Broadway Shines On Harbor Lights at the historic Snug Harbor Music Hall on Friday, June 5, 2015 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

Photo Flash: A New Murderess! First Look at Brandy Norwood in Broadway's CHICAGOPhoto Flash: A New Murderess! First Look at Brandy Norwood in Broadway's CHICAGO
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2015

The Broadway company of the Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical Chicago just welcomed Grammy Award-winner Brandy Norwood, who made her Broadway debut in the role of Roxie Hart. She will play an 8-week limited engagement at the Ambassador Theatre (219 W. 49th St., NYC) through Sunday, June 21, 2015. BroadwayWorld has a first look at Brandy onstage below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: In The Midst Of The Biggest Water Supply Crisis In Sao Paulo, 'URINAL - O Musical' (Urinetown) Debuts With Very Crowded Sessions.BWW Reviews: In The Midst Of The Biggest Water Supply Crisis In Sao Paulo, 'URINAL - O Musical' (Urinetown) Debuts With Very Crowded Sessions.
by Claudio Erlichman - May 6, 2015

URINAL - O Musical, the Brazilian version of URINITOWN, directed by Ze Henrique de Paula, arrives in Sao Paulo at the Teatro do Nucleo Experimental, in Barra Funda. The stage production, whose project was awarded by Ze Renato Theater Award, has as its main inspiration the German cabarets of the first half of the twentieth century, especially the works of Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill. (more...)

Daniel C. Levine & Mark Myars Will Helm GOTTA DANCE! at Ridgefield PlayhouseDaniel C. Levine & Mark Myars Will Helm GOTTA DANCE! at Ridgefield Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2015

Ridgefield Playhouse has just announced their presentation of "Gotta Dance! Show-stopping Numbers from Broadway's Hottest Dancers" on May 8, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 5/4/15- SWEET CHARITYSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 5/4/15- SWEET CHARITY
by Stage Tube - May 4, 2015

Today in 2005, the second Broadway revival of Sweet Charity opened at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre, where it ran for 279 performances. Sweet Charity is a musical with music by Cy Coleman, lyrics by Dorothy Fields and book by Neil Simon. It was directed and choreographed for Broadway by Bob Fosse starring his wife and muse Gwen Verdon alongside John McMartin. The musical premiered on Broadway in 1966, where it was nominated for 12 Tony Awards, and also ran in the West End as well as having revivals and international productions. THe 2005 revival starred Christina Applegate in he title role. (more...)


by Jeffrey Scott - May 4, 2015

The Stephen Schwartz coming-of-age musical that helped put Bob Fosse on the map exploded onto Broadway in 1972. It then had a successful televised version in 1981. With the recent 2013 revival, the theatre world and all who see it are rediscovering this powerful show. It now has a showing through May 2nd with the Theatre Department at Agoura High School. (more...)

BWW Interviews: John Rubinstein of PIPPIN National Tour (and the Original Broadway Cast)BWW Interviews: John Rubinstein of PIPPIN National Tour (and the Original Broadway Cast)
by Jeffrey Karasarides - May 4, 2015

The circus is coming to the Durham Performing Arts Center from May 12th-17th in the form of the national touring production of the Tony Award-Winning revival of Pippin! In this national tour happens to be John Rubinstein, who originated the title role in the orginal Broadway production back in 1972. Now he plays Pippin's father Charlemagne, a role originated on Broadway by Eric Berry, and more recently in the 2013 Broadway revival Three-Time Tony Nominee by Terrence Mann. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Nancy Anderson, Anthony Roach and More in Highlights of Goodspeed's GUYS & DOLLSSTAGE TUBE: First Look at Nancy Anderson, Anthony Roach and More in Highlights of Goodspeed's GUYS & DOLLS
by Stage Tube - May 2, 2015

Goodspeed Musicals kicks off its 2015 season at theGoodspeed Opera House with the Broadway classic Guys and Dolls. Roll the dice on this winning musical comedy running April 10 - June 20 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn.  Check out a first look at highlights below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Nancy Anderson, Manna Nichols, Mark Price and More in Goodspeed's GUYS & DOLLSPhoto Flash: First Look at Nancy Anderson, Manna Nichols, Mark Price and More in Goodspeed's GUYS & DOLLS
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2015

Goodspeed Musicals kicks off its 2015 season at theGoodspeed Opera House with the Broadway classic Guys and Dolls. Roll the dice on this winning musical comedy running April 10 - June 20 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Check out a first look at highlights below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Opening Night of Godspeed's GUYS & DOLLS!Photo Flash: Opening Night of Godspeed's GUYS & DOLLS!
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2015

Goodspeed Musicals kicks off its 2015 season at theGoodspeed Opera House with the Broadway classic Guys and Dolls. Roll the dice on this winning musical comedy running April 10 - June 20 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Check out a first look at the opening night below! (more...)

Willkommen... And All That Jazz! Kander and Ebb's Biggest Broadway HitsWillkommen... And All That Jazz! Kander and Ebb's Biggest Broadway Hits
by Sally Henry - May 2, 2015

With about a zillion original musicals to their name, most of which made it to Broadway, this pair is one of the most famous Broadway songwriting teams of the modern era. Below, revisit their five longest-running Broadway musicals! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway's Newest Murderess, Brandy Norwood, Greets Fans Backstage at CHICAGO!Photo Coverage: Broadway's Newest Murderess, Brandy Norwood, Greets Fans Backstage at CHICAGO!
by Walter McBride - May 2, 2015

The Broadway company of the Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical Chicago just welcomed Grammy Award-winner Brandy Norwood, who made her Broadway debut in the role of Roxie Hart. She will play an 8-week limited engagement at the Ambassador Theatre (219 W. 49th St., NYC) through Sunday, June 21, 2015. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside her opening night below! (more...)


by Iris Moebius - May 11, 2015

Leidenschaftlich, aufregend, sexy… and all that jazz: CHICAGO - DAS MUSICAL kommt nach uber 15 Jahren zuruck nach Berlin. Am 11. Oktober 2015 feiert das Original vom Broadway wieder Premiere in der Hauptstadt. Das traditionsreiche Stage Theater des Westens fuhrt damit sein Spielplankonzept fort, die großten Musicalklassiker fur kurze Spielzeiten nach Berlin zu holen. CHICAGO - DAS MUSICAL ist hier nur bis zum 17. Januar 2016 zu sehen.  (more...)

BWW Interviews: Kristine Reese Talks PIPPINBWW Interviews: Kristine Reese Talks PIPPIN
by Linda Ann Watt - May 11, 2015

The take away is unique to each person in their life journey and how they're emotionally affected by the story and the characters in PIPPIN. (more...)

Photo Coverage: She Started with a Bang! Brandy Norwood Makes Broadway Debut in CHICAGOPhoto Coverage: She Started with a Bang! Brandy Norwood Makes Broadway Debut in CHICAGO
by Walter McBride - May 1, 2015

The Broadway company of the Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical Chicago just welcomed Grammy Award-winner Brandy Norwood, who made her Broadway debut in the role of Roxie Hart. She will play an 8-week limited engagement at the Ambassador Theatre (219 W. 49th St., NYC) through Sunday, June 21, 2015. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from her opening night curatin call below! (more...)

Photo Flash: T. Oliver Reed, J. Elaine Marcos and More Play the Met RoomPhoto Flash: T. Oliver Reed, J. Elaine Marcos and More Play the Met Room
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2015

On Monday, April 27th, the Metropolitan Room was packed with Broadway & Aspiring artists who shared new works and cheered each other on at the Broadway Artists & Friends Open Mic & Mingle. Hosted by JERSEY BOYS' Peter Gregus, audiences were treated to an up close look at singers trying out new songs & sharing their stories. The evening was intimate, joyful and full of opportunities for everyone involved to make invaluable industry connections. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Centenary Stage Company's Young Performers' Spring Festival of Shows to Run 5/29-6/7Centenary Stage Company's Young Performers' Spring Festival of Shows to Run 5/29-6/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

Centenary Stage Company's Young Performers work tirelessly to perfect their dance moves, learn all of their lines, and get their vocal harmonies just right for the culmination of their training session and this spring is no exception! These talented young thespians between the ages of 8 and 18 will fill the Little Theater with a variety of shows and musicals to entertain audiences of all ages May 29th - June 7th with their annual Spring Festival of Shows. The Young Performers Workshop (YPW) has been hailed as a 'state treasure' by Peter Filichia of the Star Ledger and brings in youth from Morris, Warren, Hunterdon and Sussex counties. This spring, the festival will feature How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying, Gypsy, and American Sampler: 100 Years of Broadway Dance. Performances will be held on select dates in the Little Theatre on the campus of Centenary College at 400 Jefferson Street in Hackettstown. (more...)

Stoneham Theatre to Stage HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING, 5/14-6/7Stoneham Theatre to Stage HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING, 5/14-6/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

This spring, Stoneham Theatre closes its 15th Mainstage season with the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical comedy How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. Performances run from May 14 - June 7, 2015. (more...)

Julie Andrews to Present Tony Walton With Goodspeed Musicals Award This JuneJulie Andrews to Present Tony Walton With Goodspeed Musicals Award This June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

On June 6th, designer and director Tony Walton will receive The Goodspeed Award for Outstanding Contribution to Musical Theatre at Goodspeed Musicals' Gala event RAZZLE DAZZLE. Just announced, Julie Andrews will present Walton with the award at the event. (more...)

Nancy Anderson and More Lead Goodspeed's GUYS AND DOLLS, Opening TonightNancy Anderson and More Lead Goodspeed's GUYS AND DOLLS, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

Goodspeed Musicals kicks off its 2015 season at the Goodspeed Opera House with the Broadway classic Guys and Dolls. Roll the dice on this winning musical comedy running now through June 20 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Opening night is tonight, April 28, 2015. (more...)

BWW Reviews: TOMMY FEMIA and RICK SKYE Are Still Magically Campy as Judy and Liza at Don't Tell MamaBWW Reviews: TOMMY FEMIA and RICK SKYE Are Still Magically Campy as Judy and Liza at Don't Tell Mama
by John Hoglund - Apr 25, 2015

Any seasoned entertainment pro will tell you that the key to success on a stage is keeping your audience happy. It also helps to throw in a bevy of show-stopping songs, parodies, and raucous tongue-in-cheek laughter along the way. Those make up only a few of the ingredients offered in the ongoing Judy and Liza: Together Again show at Don't Tell Mama (now in its fourth year) starring Tommy Femia and Rick Skye. (more...)

BWW Reviews: 'Into the Woods' (film)BWW Reviews: 'Into the Woods' (film)
by Francesco Vittorino - Apr 24, 2015

Ieri, dopo lunghe peripezie, sono finalmente riuscito a vedere 'INTO THE WOODS', il film di Rob Marshall tratto dall'omonimo musical di Stephen Sondheim e prodotto dalla Walt Disney. Che dire? Senza dubbio il libretto e la musica reggono piuttosto bene la pellicola, ma se si Fosse trattato di un film qualsiasi direi che non mi ha trasmesso niente. (more...)

BWW Reviews:  SOMETHING ROTTEN! This Way ComesBWW Reviews: SOMETHING ROTTEN! This Way Comes
by Michael Dale - Apr 24, 2015

A pair of Elizabethan playwrights attempts to write the world's first musical in this rousing new show. (more...)

Romance, Betrayal, Revenge... Meet the Full Cast of THE VISIT, Opening Tonight on Broadway!Romance, Betrayal, Revenge... Meet the Full Cast of THE VISIT, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Apr 23, 2015

The Visit, the final musical ever by legendary Tony Award-winning duo John Kander and Fred Ebb, celebrates its official opening tonight, April 23, 2015 at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the company and watch a sneak preview of the show! (more...)

Chita Rivera, Norm Lewis, Marin Mazzie & More to Celebrate Works of Kander & Ebb at CSC's Annual GalaChita Rivera, Norm Lewis, Marin Mazzie & More to Celebrate Works of Kander & Ebb at CSC's Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Managing Director Jeff Griffin, will present its 2015 annual gala, MUSICAL MASTERWORKS, Monday evening, May 11 at the Hudson Theatre at the Millennium Broadway Hotel (145 West 44th Street, NYC).  Tony Award-winner and CSC Associate Director John Doyle will helm an evening of memorable numbers from iconic American musicals-a rich and vital heritage that CSC has begun to explore with the critically-acclaimed productions of Passion and Allegro. (more...)

Making the World's First Musical! Meet the Full Cast of SOMETHING ROTTEN!, Opening Tonight on BroadwayMaking the World's First Musical! Meet the Full Cast of SOMETHING ROTTEN!, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 22, 2015

The new musical comedy Something Rotten!, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon, Aladdin), with music and lyrics by Grammy Award winner Wayne Kirkpatrick and Golden Globe Award nominee Karey Kirkpatrick and a book by Karey Kirkpatrick and best-selling author John O'Farrell, officially opens on Broadway tonight, April 22, 2015 at the St. James Theatre (246 West 44th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the company and watch interviews with the cast! (more...)

Brandy Norwood & Cast of CHICAGO Perform 'Roxie' on 'Today'Brandy Norwood & Cast of CHICAGO Perform 'Roxie' on 'Today'
by TV News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

Grammy Award winner Brandy Norwood and the cast of Broadway's CHICAGO stopped by this morning's TODAY to perform the number 'Roxie' from the hit Broadway musical. (more...)

BWW Review: PIPPIN Brings Visually, Emotionally Stunning Circus to OrlandoBWW Review: PIPPIN Brings Visually, Emotionally Stunning Circus to Orlando
by Matt Tamanini - Apr 22, 2015

When the curtain hiding the big top is dropped after the opening verses of PIPPIN's first song, it reveals one of the most stunning visual tableaus you will ever see on stage. Acrobats, contortionists, clowns, and dancers line the colorful stage in a dazzling array of theatrical magic. However, as breath-taking as the opening scene is, the musical's impact runs far deeper than just its attractive surface. The show possesses palpable wit, passion, emotion, and a message that should impact theatre-goers of all ages. PIPPIN is, by far, the most exhilarating touring show to come through The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in its first season as host of Orlando's Broadway Series. This visually and emotionally satisfying gem runs through this Sunday, April 26th; don't miss your chance to experience this beautiful corner of the musical theatre sky. (more...)

Mandy Gonzalez, Telly Leung & More Set for BROADWAY SHOWSTOPPERS at Cabaret at Theater SquareMandy Gonzalez, Telly Leung & More Set for BROADWAY SHOWSTOPPERS at Cabaret at Theater Square
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announces a one night only performance of Broadway Showstoppers featuring award-winning performing artists Mandy Gonzalez, Cady Huffman, Telly Leung and Alton Fitzgerald White will take place on Monday, May 4, 2015, at 7:30 p.m., Cabaret at Theater Square, 655 Penn Avenue, in Pittsburgh's Cultural District. The TRUST Cabaret Series is presented by the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and provides a unique and intimate opportunity for audiences to experience the finest cabaret acts in the entertainment industry. The evening will include these four talented Broadway stars singing songs on their repertoire from shows in which they have performed. Stephen DeAngelis is the creator, producer and host of Broadway Showstoppers, with musical direction and accompaniment by Eugene Gwozdz. (more...)

'BWW Reviews: LA SPADA NELLA ROCCIA, UNA SPADA NEL CUORE''BWW Reviews: LA SPADA NELLA ROCCIA, UNA SPADA NEL CUORE'
by francesca silvestri - Apr 21, 2015

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BWW Reviews: How Sweet SWEET CHARITY Is!BWW Reviews: How Sweet SWEET CHARITY Is!
by Herbert Paine - Apr 21, 2015

How sweet SWEET CHARITY is! Arizona Broadway Theatre pays glorious tribute to this theatrical gem by mounting its own diamond of a production, tastefully directed by Seth Reines, featuring the glowing talent of Liz Fallon as Charity, and sparkling with a marvelous fusion of imaginative Peter Max-style set design (Geof Eroe), lighting (Jeff Davis), and costumes (John P. White). (more...)

David Adkins, Kate Baldwin, Greg Edelman, Alison Fraser and More Set for Berkshire Theatre Group's 2015 Summer Season; Casting Announced!David Adkins, Kate Baldwin, Greg Edelman, Alison Fraser and More Set for Berkshire Theatre Group's 2015 Summer Season; Casting Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2015

Berkshire Theatre Group and Artistic Director/CEO, Kate Maguire, are thrilled to announce the casting for Berkshire Theatre Group's 87th summer season. (more...)

JAWS, CABARET, MY FAIR LADY, THE KID and More Set for 2015 CAPA Summer Movie SeriesJAWS, CABARET, MY FAIR LADY, THE KID and More Set for 2015 CAPA Summer Movie Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2015

The CAPA Summer Movie Series, the longest-running classic film series in America, celebrates its 45th anniversary in 2015 with an impressive assembly of classics, cult favorites, and beloved films. The 2015 series will run June 5-August 9 at the historic Ohio Theatre (39 E. State St.) and will feature 29 films over nine weeks (no films scheduled for the week of the Fourth of July). (more...)

BWW TV: Grammy Winner Brandy on Making Her Broadway Debut in CHICAGO; Plus Performance Sneak Peek!BWW TV: Grammy Winner Brandy on Making Her Broadway Debut in CHICAGO; Plus Performance Sneak Peek!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 17, 2015

The Broadway company of the Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical Chicago will welcome Grammy Award-winner Brandy Norwood making her Broadway debut in the role of Roxie Hart beginning Tuesday, April 28, 2015. She will play an 8-week limited engagement at the Ambassador Theatre (219 W. 49th St., NYC) through Sunday, June 21, 2015. BroadwayWorld was on hand to catch up with Brandy at a recent press preview - below, check out what she has to say about making her Broadway debut, and watch a performance sneak peek! (more...)

WaterTower Theatre Sets Cast, Creative Team for MANICURES & MONUMENTS and SWEET CHARITYWaterTower Theatre Sets Cast, Creative Team for MANICURES & MONUMENTS and SWEET CHARITY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2015

WaterTower Theatre Producing Artistic Director Terry Martin today announced the cast and creative teams for the final two shows of the season, Manicures & Monuments (June 5-28) and Sweet Charity (July 24 - August 16). (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Carly Hughes, George Salazar, Ryan Worsing and More for TAKE THE STAGE WITH BROADWAY STARS at Carnegie HallPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with Carly Hughes, George Salazar, Ryan Worsing and More for TAKE THE STAGE WITH BROADWAY STARS at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

This Saturday, April 18 at 3:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, Tony Award winner Jessie Mueller (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical) joins musical director and co-host Leslie Stifelman and director and choreographer Melissa Rae Mahon from Chicago: The Musical, co-host Thomas Cabaniss, and The Broadway All-Star Chorus-comprising top performers from the Great White Way-for a fun, interactive Carnegie Hall Family Concert that gives parents and their children the opportunity to sing and dance along with their favorite Broadway numbers. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal! (more...)

Getting To Know You! Meet the Full Cast of THE KING AND I, Opening Tonight on BroadwayGetting To Know You! Meet the Full Cast of THE KING AND I, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 16, 2015

Lincoln Center Theater presents Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I, led by Kelli O'Hara (as Anna Leonowens) and Ken Watanabe (as the King of Siam), directed by Bartlett Sher. The production opens tonight, April 16, 2015 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). Scroll down to learn more about the company, plus watch highlights from the show! (more...)

Universal Beats Out Disney for Musical Comedy Featuring Josh Gad & Music by Menken & SchwartzUniversal Beats Out Disney for Musical Comedy Featuring Josh Gad & Music by Menken & Schwartz
by Movies News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

Universal Studios has beat out Paramount and Disney for the previously reported untitled musical comedy starring Josh Gad and featuring original songs by the award-winning composer lyricist team of Alan Menken (ALADDIN) and Stephen Schwartz. (PIPPIN) (more...)

Adrienne Barbeau Will Appear in PIPPIN at Dr. Phillips Center, 4/21-26Adrienne Barbeau Will Appear in PIPPIN at Dr. Phillips Center, 4/21-26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2015

The producers of the Tony Award-winning hit Broadway musical PIPPIN are pleased to announce that Tony Nominee, ADRIENNE BARBEAU will play the role of "Berthe" when the national tour of PIPPIN plays at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Orlando April 21 - 26. (more...)

THE FUNFAIR to Launch HOME's New Space, May 14-June 13; Cast Announced!THE FUNFAIR to Launch HOME's New Space, May 14-June 13; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2015

Director Walter Meierjohann has announced the cast of the world premiere of The Funfair, the first HOME production in its brand new home at First Street in Manchester. An adaptation by Olivier Award-winning playwright Simon Stephens of Ödon von Horvath's classic 1932 play Kasimir and Karoline, the production features a cast of 13 actors and actor-musicians. (more...)

Vintage Players to Host Reading of THE WALTZ, Starring Carolyn KirschVintage Players to Host Reading of THE WALTZ, Starring Carolyn Kirsch
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2015

Vintage Players will present a staged reading of THE WALTZ, a spellbinding new play based on the life and artistic times of Camille Claudel, written by & starring Broadway's Carolyn Kirsch, on Saturday, May 9. (more...)

Photo Flash: Brandy on the Cell Block - A First Look at CHICAGO's New 'Roxie' in Costume!Photo Flash: Brandy on the Cell Block - A First Look at CHICAGO's New 'Roxie' in Costume!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2015

The Broadway company of the Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical Chicago will welcome Grammy Award-winner Brandy Norwood making her Broadway debut in the role of Roxie Hart beginning Tuesday, April 28, 2015. She will play an 8-week limited engagement at the Ambassador Theatre (219 W. 49th St., NYC) through Sunday, June 21, 2015. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the singer in costume! (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON to Anchor 2015-16 Broadway Sacramento SeasonTHE BOOK OF MORMON to Anchor 2015-16 Broadway Sacramento Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2015

California Musical Theatre announced the 2015-16 Broadway Sacramento season at the Community Center Theater, featuring six shows not previously presented on the series, two of which were produced in the round at Music Circus but never before part of Broadway Sacramento. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 4/12/15- BELLS ARE RINGINGSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 4/12/15- BELLS ARE RINGING
by Stage Tube - Apr 12, 2015

Today in 2001, the first Broadway revival of Bells Are Ringing opened at the Plymouth Theatre (now the Gerald Shoenfeld Theatre), where it ran for 68 performances. Bells Are Ringing is a musical with a book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green and music by Jule Styne. The story revolves around Ella, who works at an answering service and the characters that she meets there. The original Broadway production, directed by Jerome Robbins and choreographed by Robbins and Bob Fosse, opened on November 29, 1956 at the Shubert Theatre, where it ran for slightly more than two years, and starred Judy Holliday as Ella and Sydney Chaplin as Jeff Moss. (more...)

WICKED's Marybeth Abel and Christy Ney to Hold Stage Management Workshop on 6/8WICKED's Marybeth Abel and Christy Ney to Hold Stage Management Workshop on 6/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2015

Broadway Basics is recruiting Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors, as well as Undergrads, Grad students and recent grads for their Stage Management Workshop- a one day intensive on Monday, June 8, 2015 from 10am-3pm for an in-depth day with two Professional Broadway Stage Managers. Upon attending the workshop, students will learn first-hand about what it takes on put on a Broadway show from pre-production through strike, networking and resume writing, and more! The enrollment deadline is May 16, 2015. To enroll, contact: broadwaybasics@gmail.com (more...)

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