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Broadway's Chase Brock Joins Artistic Team of KC Rep's 'SUNDAY IN THE PARK'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2015

BroadwayWorld has confirmed that Chase Brock has boarded the artistic team of Kansas City Repertory Theatre's Sunday in the Park with George as the production's Musical Stager. (more...)

'Julia Migenes Sings Kurt Weill' Set for the Odyssey, 10/9-12/5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2015

 Celebrated mezzo-soprano Julia Migenes (Diva on the Verge) returns to the Odyssey Theatre with her newest show, once again directed by Academy Award-nominated director Peter Medak. Julia Migenes Sings Kurt Weill opens at the Odyssey on October 9. (more...)

Tony Winner Annaleigh Ashford to Ring in New Year at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2015

On December 31, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, will ring in the New Year with Tony Award winner Annaleigh Ashford and the Whiskey 5 beginning at 11PM. (more...)

WorkShop Theater Stages Ken Jaworowski's BELIEVERS, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2015

In an ideal world, maturity nurtures faith and confidence to withstand life's greatest tests. Or does it? BELIEVERS by Ken Jaworowski, a haunting drama, tests that assumption with the generational tale of a couple who marry in a state of faith but find their belief undone twenty years later when life tests them more severely than people ought to be. WorkShop Theater, 312 West 36th Street, will present the play's world premiere run tonight, September 25 to October 17, directed by Alex Dmitriev. (more...)

SYLVIA's Annaleigh Ashford to Ring in the New Year at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2015

SYLVIA's Annaleigh Ashford will be bringing her solo talents to Feinstein's/54 Below this New Year's Eve, December 31, 2015. (more...)

BELIEVERS to Run 9/25-10/17 at Workshop Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2015

 In an ideal world, maturity nurtures faith and confidence to withstand life's greatest tests. Or does it?  'Believers' by Ken Jaworowski, a haunting drama, tests that assumption with the generational tale of a couple who marry in a state of faith but find their belief undone twenty years later when life tests them more severely than people ought to be. WorkShop Theater, 312 West 36th Street, will present the play's world premiere run September 25 to October 17, directed by Alex Dmitriev. (more...)

Washington National Opera Opens New Season With CARMEN, Featuring SYTYCD's Timo Nunez, Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2015

Washington National Opera (WNO) opens its 2015-2016 season with a newto-Washington staging of Georges Bizet's popular classic Carmen, tonight, September 19, to October 3 in the Kennedy Center Opera House. (more...)

SHOUT! Premieres at Theater for the New City's Dream Up Festival Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2015

'SHOUT! The Drama of an Invisible Black Man of a Certain Age in the Last Days of Political Correctness' is a play for one man written by noted African-American playwright Henry Miller and performed by noted opera singer Arthur Woodley. Its world premiere will be presented tonight, September 12 to 20 by Theater for the New City's Dream Up Festival. (more...)

'Julia Migenes Sings Kurt Weill' Opens at the Odyssey Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2015

 Celebrated mezzo-soprano Julia Migenes (Diva on the Verge) returns to the Odyssey Theatre with her newest show, once again directed by Academy Award-nominated director Peter Medak. Julia Migenes Sings Kurt Weill opens at the Odyssey tonight, October 9. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 30, 2015
by - Oct 30, 2015

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

Tony Nominee and Folk Singer Leon Bibb Passes Away at 93
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2015

BroadwayWorld is saddened to relay the news that Tony nominee Leon Bibb died on October 23, 2015. He was 93. (more...)

Annaleigh Ashford Returning to Bay Area Cabaret
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2015

Bay Area Cabaret, the non-profit organization devoted to presenting internationally renowned artists who expand the definition of cabaret, announce a special event-a return engagment by Tony Award winning Broadway and television star Annaleigh Ashford, performing April 24 in San Francisco's historic Venetian Room. (more...)

BELIEVERS to Run 9/25-10/17 at Workshop Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2015

 In an ideal world, maturity nurtures faith and confidence to withstand life's greatest tests. Or does it?  'Believers' by Ken Jaworowski, a haunting drama, tests that assumption with the generational tale of a couple who marry in a state of faith but find their belief undone twenty years later when life tests them more severely than people ought to be. WorkShop Theater, 312 West 36th Street, will present the play's world premiere run September 25 to October 17, directed by Alex Dmitriev. (more...)

SYLVIA's Annaleigh Ashford to Release Live Recording of LOST IN THE STARS This Friday
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2015

Tony Award-winning Broadway starlet Annaleigh Ashford -- currently receiving raves in SYLVIA, and also celebrated for her work on stage in YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, KINKY BOOTS, RENT, WICKED and LEGALLY BLONDE, as well as on the hit Showtime television series MASTERS OF SEX - celebrates the release of her debut album a LIVE recording of her critically acclaimed cabaret show Lost in the Stars, which debuted last December at 54 Below and has since traveled to select cities across the country. (more...)

Annaleigh Ashford, Norm Lewis, Marin Mazzie & More to Celebrate the Holidays at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2015

This December and January, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club offers an exciting lineup of holiday entertainment. Holiday shows features the talents of Michael Feinstein, Norm Lewis, The 8th Annual Joe Iconis Christmas Spectacular, Well-Strung, The Muppet Christmas Carol, Vodka Stinger, Christine Pedi and more. Additionally, celebrate New Years Eve with special performances from Marin Mazzie and Annaleigh Ashford. (more...)

Washington National Opera to Kick Off American Opera Initiative with Three World Premieres, 12/2
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2015

(WASHINGTON)-Washington National Opera (WNO) today announced complete details and casting for the fourth season of the American Opera Initiative, its comprehensive commissioning program that brings contemporary American stories to the stage while fostering the talents of rising American composers and librettists. Three pairings of new opera composers and librettists- Sarah Hutchings and Mark Sonnenblick (Twenty Minutes or Less), David Clay Mettens and Joshua McGuire (Alexandra), and Christopher Weiss and John de los Santos (Service Provider)-will premiere new one-act operas, each based on a contemporary American story, in semi-staged concert performances on December 2, 2015 in the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater. The 7 p.m. performance is sold out; a second performance at 9 p.m. has just been added to accommodate demand. (more...)

SYLVIA's Annaleigh Ashford Releases Live Recording of LOST IN THE STARS Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2015

Tony Award-winning Broadway starlet Annaleigh Ashford -- currently receiving raves in SYLVIA, and also celebrated for her work on stage in YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, KINKY BOOTS, RENT, WICKED and LEGALLY BLONDE, as well as on the hit Showtime television series MASTERS OF SEX - celebrates the release of her debut album a LIVE recording of her critically acclaimed cabaret show Lost in the Stars, which debuted last December at 54 Below and has since traveled to select cities across the country. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at WNO's World Premiere of APPOMATTOX
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2015

WNO's season continues with the world premiere of the newly revised version of Appomattox, the first opera WNO has presented by the iconic American composer Philip Glass, with a libretto by the Academy Award-winning writer Christopher Hampton, November 14-22 in the Opera House. In the first act, we eavesdrop on history as the Civil War comes to its final resolution at the courthouse in Appomattox. Then, in the newly composed second act, we fast- forward 100 years to the time of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as the struggle for civil rights continues.  BroadwayWorld has a first look below! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 11/13/2015 - MISERY, Rockettes, New York Pops and More!
by Jessica Khan - Nov 13, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: MISERY brings Bruce Willis to Broadway, the New York Pops welcomes a bevy of SOPHISTICATED LADIES in concert and more! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 11, 2015
by - Nov 11, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 11 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 11/10/2015 - THE COLOR PURPLE, LORD OF THE DANCE and More!
by Jessica Khan - Nov 10, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: THE COLOR PURPLE begins on Broadway, LORD OF THE DANCE gambols into to the Lyric Theatre and more! (more...)

Upcoming CD Releases for November 2015
by - Nov 1, 2015

Check out the latest in upcoming releases of Broadway and theatre related CDs for November, 2015. (more...)

Washington National Opera Presents Rossini's CINDERELLA This Month
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2015

Washington National Opera (WNO) concludes its 2014-2015 season with a new-to-Washington staging of Gioachino Rossini's charming romance-Cinderella, tonight, May 9-21 in the Kennedy Center Opera House. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Isabel Leonard, Tara Erraught, Simone Alberghini and More in Washington National Opera's CINDERELLA
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2015

Washington National Opera (WNO) concludes its 2014-2015 season with a new-to-Washington staging of GioachinoRossini's charming romance-Cinderella, May 9-21 in theKennedy Center Opera House. (more...)

AUDIO: Flashback Friday - Annaleigh Ashford and Eugene Ebner Sing 'Suddenly Seymour'
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2015

Broadway and TV star Annaleigh Ashford recorded 'Suddenly Seymour' from LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS with vocalist Eugene Ebner years ago while in her home town Denver, Colorado. This gem of a duet was never officially released, but now, after all these years, it's surfaced due to an interview Ebner conducted last month. Many fans have asked to hear the duet, and now you can click below to listen! (more...)

Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company & Loyola Marymount University Launch New Partnership
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

The Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, New York Live Arts' Resident Dance Company, today announced the launch of a new partnership with Loyola Marymount University (LMU). The partnership with the Los Angeles based university marks the first of its kind, adding to the Company's existing collegiate education programs. Spanning a total of four years, the partnership will bring the Company's works and their pedagogical and performative philosophy to LMU's campus and the Los Angeles area. (more...)

Schimmel Center to Welcome Soprano Heidi Melton for 'VOCE' Series, 5/17
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2015

On Sunday, May 17 at 3pm, Schimmel Center at Pace University will present an afternoon with the dramatic soprano, Heidi Melton, accompanied by pianist John Parr. (more...)

POLICY OF TRUTH, Starring Nick Wyman and Stephen Kunken, to Screen at SoHo International Film Festival, 5/19
by Movies News Desk - May 5, 2015

SoHo International Film Festival will be screening the New York premiere of Demos Bizar and GiMe Productions short film, Policy of Truth, on May 19 at 8pm. (more...)

Rutina Wesley to Lead The Old Globe's TWELFTH NIGHT; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

The complete cast and creative team have been announced for The Old Globe production of William Shakespeare's delightful and romantic Twelfth Night. Rebecca Taichman, whose production of the time-traveling Time and the Conways fascinated audiences last April, is back to direct the first show of the 2015 Summer Shakespeare Festival. The Old Globe engagement will begin performances on June 21 and run through July 26, 2015, with opening night on Saturday, June 27 at 8:00 p.m., in the Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. (more...)

92Y Presents CELEBRATING FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, Feat. Sheldon Harnick to Close Lyrics and Lyricists 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2015

Generations around the world have grown up with Fiddler on the Roof and such unforgettable, iconic songs as "If I Were a Rich Man" and "Sunrise, Sunset." But getting to the "final Fiddler" was a fascinating process, and on May 30, 31 and June 1-closing the 2015 Lyrics & Lyricists season-lyricist Sheldon Harnick takes us inside the creation and history of this cultural landmark. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Colorado Native Annaleigh Ashford Talks Her Upcoming Cabaret Show and Her Denver Roots
by Chris Arneson - Mar 31, 2015

Broadway star and Denver native Annaleigh Ashford is bringing her hit cabaret show Lost in the Stars to the Garner Galleria at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts on April 11-12. (more...)

Tony Nominee Annaleigh Ashford Comes to the Venetian Room Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

Bay Area Cabaret, the organization dedicated to presenting world renowned artists who expand the definition of cabaret, presents the versatile Tony-nominated Broadway and television star Annaleigh Ashford in her West Coast cabaret debut. (more...)

THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME Opens Tonight at Paper Mill, Starring Michael Arden, Patrick Page, Ciara Renee, and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2015

Paper Mill Playhouse presents The Hunchback of Notre Dame (which first played to rave reviews in La Jolla). Inspired by the classic Victor Hugo novel, The Hunchback of Notre Dame has a book by Peter Parnell, music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz. The Hunchback of Notre Dame is directed by Scott Schwartz and choreographed by Chase Brock. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for March 11th, 2015
by Paul W. Thompson - Mar 11, 2015

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. Ravinia's summer season announced, plus the 'Mormon' and 'Merman' rivalry/revelry. 'The Addams Family' and 'Mr. Burns' extend, 'That's Weird' goes musical, Annaleigh Ashford and 'Tyler's Songs' bow on March 21, and Joan Curto and 'Finishing The Birthday Hat' honor Sondheim's 85th birthday! (more...)

Iddo Netanyahu's A HAPPY END Opens Tonight at Abingdon Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2015

Abingdon Theatre Company -- which has produced 83 new American plays since 1993 -- continues its 22nd Season with A HAPPY END, a new play by Iddo Netanyahu, opening tonight, March 11 in Abingdon Theatre Arts Complex's June Havoc Theatre (312 West 36th Street). Off-Broadway performances run through March 29. Alex Dmitriev (God's Daughter) is set to direct. (more...)

Annaleigh Ashford Will Bring Solo Show, LOST IN THE STARS, to Chicago!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 11, 2015

Broadway In Chicago will soon welcome Tony Award® nominee Annaleigh Ashford (Kinky Boots, Chicago production of WICKED, You Can't Take It With You and Masters of Sex) as she makes her solo Chicago premiere with an evening of song, story and sequin in her critically-acclaimed, Lost in the Stars, for one-night only on Saturday, March 21 at 8 PM at the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place (175 E. Chestnut). (more...)

Rutina Wesley Leads TWELFTH NIGHT, Opening Tonight at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2015

The Old Globe presents William Shakespeare's delightful and romantic Twelfth Night, directed by Rebecca Taichman, whose production of the time-traveling Time and the Conways fascinated audiences last April, as part of the 2015 Summer Shakespeare Festival. The Old Globe engagement runs through July 26, 2015, with opening night tonight, June 27 at 8:00 p.m., in the Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Glimmerglass Festival's CATO IN UTICA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2015

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y.  – The Glimmerglass Festival opened its third production of the 2015 season with Vivaldi's setting of Metastasio's poetic depiction of Cato the Younger. (more...)

Glimmerglass Opens 2015 Season with THE MAGIC FLUTE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2015

The Glimmerglass Festival opened its season July 10 with a new production of Mozart's The Magic Flute. (more...)

SHOUT! to Premiere at Theater for the New City's Dream Up Festival, 9/12-20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2015

'SHOUT! The Drama of an Invisible Black Man of a Certain Age in the Last Days of Political Correctness' is a play for one man written by noted African-American playwright Henry Miller and performed by noted opera singer Arthur Woodley. Its world premiere will be presented September 12 to 20 by Theater for the New City's Dream Up Festival. (more...)

Washington National Opera Announces Full Schedule for American Opera Initiative
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

WASHINGTON)—Washington National Opera (WNO) today announced details for the fourth season of the American Opera Initiative, its comprehensive commissioning program that brings contemporary American stories to the stage while fostering the talents of rising American composers and librettists. Three pairings of new opera composers and librettists—Christopher Weiss and John de los Santos, David Clay Mettens and Joshua McGuire, and Sarah Hutchings and Mark Sonnenblick—will premiere new one-act operas, each based on a contemporary American story, in a semi-staged concert performance on December 2, 2015 in the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater. Composer Luna Pearl Woolf and librettist Caitlin Vincent, an alumnus of the program's second season, will present their new hour-long work Better Gods—based on the life of Queen Lili'uokalani, the last monarch of Hawaii—on January 8 and 9, 2016 in the Terrace Theater. (more...)

Musical Theatre Factory to Present GUMBO by Christina Quintana and Brett Macias
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2015

Musical Theatre Factory (MTF) will present a developmental workshop of GUMBO with book & lyrics by Christina Quintana and music by Brett Macias. (more...)

BELIEVERS to Run 9/25-10/17 at Workshop Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

 In an ideal world, maturity nurtures faith and confidence to withstand life's greatest tests. Or does it?  'Believers' by Ken Jaworowski, a haunting drama, tests that assumption with the generational tale of a couple who marry in a state of faith but find their belief undone twenty years later when life tests them more severely than people ought to be. WorkShop Theater, 312 West 36th Street, will present the play's world premiere run September 25 to October 17, directed by Alex Dmitriev. (more...)

WorkShop Theater to Stage Ken Jaworowski's BELIEVERS This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

In an ideal world, maturity nurtures faith and confidence to withstand life's greatest tests. Or does it? BELIEVERS by Ken Jaworowski, a haunting drama, tests that assumption with the generational tale of a couple who marry in a state of faith but find their belief undone twenty years later when life tests them more severely than people ought to be. WorkShop Theater, 312 West 36th Street, will present the play's world premiere run September 25 to October 17, directed by Alex Dmitriev. (more...)

Washington National Opera Opens New Season With CARMEN Featuring SYTYCD's Timo Nuñez, 9/19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

Washington National Opera (WNO) opens its 2015-2016 season with a newto-Washington staging of Georges Bizet's popular classic Carmen, September 19 to October 3 in the Kennedy Center Opera House. Starring two French mezzo-sopranos-Clementine Margaine and Geraldine Chauvet- in the title role, this production also showcases two stars of flamenco dance, principal dancers Timo Nuñez (Fox's So You Think You Can Dance) and Fanny Ara. The production is staged by American director E. Loren Meeker and the WNO Orchestra is led by American conductor Evan Rogister. A special performance on Friday, October 2 features casting by current singers and alumni of WNO's Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program. (more...)

Cast Announced for Lyric Stage's MY FAIR LADY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2015

As the Lyric Stage has shown with Into the Woods, Sweeney Todd, Big River, and more, our forte is turning a grand musical into a completely thrilling event in our uniquely intimate space. Now, director Scott Edmiston will re-fashion My Fair Lady, the delightful story of a down-on-her- luck London flower girl taken on as an 'experiment' by a chauvinistic speech therapist, into another Lyric Stage winner. Based on George Bernard Shaw's beloved play Pygmalion, My Fair Lady introduced the world to a treasure trove of classic tunes including 'I Could Have Danced All Night,' 'On the Street Where You Live,' 'The Rain in Spain,' and 'I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face.' (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Annaleigh Ashford Talks LOST IN THE STARS and More
by Stage Tube - Apr 9, 2015

Eugene Ebner recently sat down with Broadway and TV star Annaleigh Ashford for episode #2 of his new series 'Conversations with Eugene Ebner.' Click below to hear Ashford talk about her cabaret show Lost in the Stars, visiting her home town of Denver, what charities she supports and how she stays true to herself! (more...)

Washington National Opera to Present Rossini's CINDERELLA This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2015

Washington National Opera (WNO) concludes its 2014-2015 season with a new-to-Washington staging of Gioachino Rossini's charming romance-Cinderella, May 9-21 in the Kennedy Center Opera House. (more...)

It's a Wide, Wide World! Meet the Full Cast of GIGI, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Apr 8, 2015

Gigi, Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's beloved Oscar and Tony Award-winning musical comedy, celebrates its opening tonight, April 8, at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52nd Street). Scroll down to learn more about the company, and watch highlights from the show below! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Cleveland - Week of 4/05/2015
by BWW - Apr 5, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/05/2015 for Cleveland (more...)

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