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Now Playing Onstage in Miami - Week of 3/02/2014
by BWW - Mar 2, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/02/2014 for Miami (more...)

SONGS YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED with Jordan Wolfe, Alanna Chuyan & More Set for Stage 72, Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2014

Songs You Might Have Missed, featuring lost and forgotten showtunes, will be offered tonight, March 1, 2014, at Stage 72 at The Triad. (more...)

Laura Osnes & Julian Ovenden to Join Michael Feinstein at Carnegie Hall for Valentine's Day Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2014

Grammy Award-nominated singer and renowned interpreter of the Great American Songbook,Michael Feinstein, returns to Carnegie Hall with a special concert featuring a variety of love songs in celebration of Valentine's Day, on Friday, February 14 at 8:00 p.m. He is joined by special guests Laura Osnes (Broadway's Cinderella, and Maria in Carnegie Hall's The Sound of Music) andJulian Ovenden (Season Four of PBS's Downton Abbey, the West End's Finding Neverland, and as John F. Kennedy in the 'Bombshell' production on NBC's Smash). (more...)

Carole J. Bufford, Liz Callaway, Jeff Harnar and More Set for The Crazy Coqs, Now thru Feb 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2014

2014 sees some new names and some returns to The Crazy Coqs. January starts with the London debut of the sizzling cabaret performer Carole J .Bufford and her show Body and Soul (tonight, January 7 - 11) followed by the popular Broadway star Brent Barrett and his show Night Songs (January 14 -18) and then actress and singer Linda Purl with her show Midnight Caravan: Celebrating the Great Ladies of the Glamorous Nightclub Era of the 40s & 50s (January 21 - 25). (more...)

Harriet Harris, Judy Kaye, David Garrison, Rachel York & More Join Christian Borle in Encores! LITTLE ME; Runs 2/5-9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2014

Robert Creighton, David Garrison, Harriet Harris, Judy Kaye, Lewis J. Stadlen, Lee Wilkof, Tony Yazbeck and Rachel York will join Christian Borle in Cy Coleman and Carolyn Leighıs Little Me, the opening production of New York City Centerıs 2014 Encores! season, running for seven performances, February 5 - 9. The show will be directed by John Rando with music direction by Rob Berman and choreography by Joshua Bergasse. (more...)

Jennifer Laura Thompson, Broadway Trivia Night & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, the performance venue located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond: (more...)

STAGE TUBE: In Rehearsal for West End's PUTTING IT TOGETHER
by Stage Tube - Jan 6, 2014

Robert Mackintosh, St James Theatre and Hilary A Williams by arrangement with Cameron Mackintosh will present the Alex Parker production of PUTTING IT TOGETHER by Stephen Sondheim. First produced by Cameron Mackintosh in New York, with Julie Andrews over 20 years ago, the London premiere will be performed by a stellar, award-winning cast including: David Bedella, Daniel Crossley, Janie Dee, Damian Humbley and Caroline Sheen. The video below documents the first week the Cast and Creatives spent in rehearsal for the 2014 London Premiere at the St James Theatre. Check it out below! (more...)

Ann Morrison to Return to 54 Below, Jan 6
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2014

In her acclaimed club act "Now You Know: An Evening of Steve, Lenny - and Annie," Broadway vet Ann Morrison (Merrily We Roll Along, Lovemusik) shares her intriguing and unusual life journey woven in and around songs from two of her musical mentors - Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Milwaukee Rep's WOODY SEZ
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2014

A joyous, toe-tapping, and moving theatrical concert event which celebrates the colorful life and rich musical legacy of America's greatest troubadour, Woody Sez: The Life and Music of Woody Guthrie features more than 25 songs including classics like 'This Land is Your Land,' 'Pastures of Plenty' and 'The Ballad of Tom Joad.' The original folk hero, Woody Guthrie, and his infectious melodies defined an American era of political expression and transformed the folk ballad into a vehicle of social commentary and unity. The Rep is excited to kick off 2014 with a musical salute to this music icon in this award-winning production. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

PUTTING IT TOGETHER UK Cast Q&A Now Available
by Pat Cerasaro - Jan 28, 2014

A fascinating Q&A session with the cast and director of the recent West End premiere production of the Stephen Sondheim 'musical review' PUTTING IT TOGETHER is now available to view. (more...)

WestEndFest Set for 2 March at Actors Church in Covent Garden
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2014

WestEndFest is back for its first concert of 2014 on 2 March at The Actors Church in Covent Garden. It was founded two years ago by West-End theatre actress Sabrina Aloueche and Parnell Page, and has since become a hugely popular bi-annual celebration combining dance, comedy, songs and raising money for charity. (more...)

Film Version of MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG to Open Ware Center's Winter/Spring Film Series, 2/3
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2014

The film will be screened only once on Monday, February 3rd at 7 PM at the Ware Center, 42 North Prince Street, Lancaster, PA. The film is being shown on the big screen at the Ware Center in high definition and high-fidelity surround sound. Also, the films which will make up the Winter/Spring Season of the Series will be announced at the top of the program. The list includes foreign, independent, animated and documentaries that are also Academy Award nominees & Festival Award Winners. (more...)

BWW Interview: LOVE CYCLE Creator Bill Burnett on Working with a Young Patti LuPone & More!
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 23, 2014

Earlier this month, BroadwayWorld uncovered a vintage video featuring Broadway legend Patti LuPone in 'Love Cycle: A Soap Operetta', a 'mini-musical' made for PBS in 1984 which was never broadcast. The mini-musical also featured a full cast of up-and-coming stars of the 1980's, including: Walter Bobbie, Lonny Price, Martin Vidnovic, Priscilla Lopez and Ellen Foley. If you missed it the first time, catch the full operetta below! (more...)

Davis Gaines to Star in THE MUSIC MAN at Musical Theatre West, Beg. 2/14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

Musical Theatre West presents the second production of their 61st season, Davis Gaines (Los Angeles' longest-running Phantom in The Phantom of The Opera) starring as Professor Harold Hill and Gail Bennett (Mary Poppins) starring as Marian Paroo in Meredith Willson's timeless and joyous, THE MUSIC MAN, book, music and lyrics by Meredith Willson, based on a story by Meredith Willson and Franklin Lacey, musical direction by Corey Hirsch, choreography by John Todd and directed by Jeff Maynard. (more...)

ROAD SHOW Comes to Theatre Rhinoceros, Now thru 2/19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2014

Theatre Rhinoceros presents the Bay Area Premiere of the Stephen Sondheim Musical ROAD SHOW, featuring Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and Book by John Weidman, and running today, January 2 - 19, 2014. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 1/19/2014
by BWW - Jan 19, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/19/2014 for Los Angeles (more...)

Tickets Now Available for Barry Anderson and Mark Petty's YOU ARE HOME Concert on March 16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2014

Barry Anderson and Mark Petty, the transatlantic songwriting duo known as Anderson & Petty, will host a celebration concert of their debut songbook album 'You Are Home' joined by a host of West End performers, including some of those featured on the album. (more...)

Breaking News: TITANIC to Sail Back to Broadway in Fall 2014; Toronto Run Begins July 22!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

Producers David Mirvish and Barry & Fran Weissler just announced that the Tony Award-winning Best Musical TITANIC, with music and lyrics by Maury Yeston and book by Peter Stone, will finally have its Canadian premiere in a brand new production directed by Thom Southerland. TITANIC will play a six-week engagement at the Royal Alexandra Theatre in Toronto, from July 22 through August 31. TITANIC will then berth on Broadway in the Fall of 2014. (more...)

Kennedy Center to Present World Premiere of ORPHIE AND THE BOOK OF HEROES, 2/8-23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

The Kennedy Center presents the world premiere production of Orphie and the Book of Heroes in the Family Theater, February 8 - 23, 2014. (more...)

Photo Coverage: PUTTING IT TOGETHER Starring Dee, Bedella, Sheen, Humbley and Crossley!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

First produced by Cameron Mackintosh in New York, with Julie Andrews over 20 years ago, the London premiere of Putting It Together stars a stellar, award-winning cast including: David Bedella, Daniel Crossley, Janie Dee, Damian Humbley and Caroline Sheen. (more...)

World Premiere of ROBIN COUSINS' ICE Launches National Tour Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

Jamie Wilson, Paul Elliott and Duncan C Weldon for Triumph Entertainment are delighted to present the World Premiere of 'Robin Cousins' ICE - The Skating Stage Experience', on national tour opening at Southampton Mayflower Theatre today, 15 January 2014. (more...)

Alysha Umphress and Mara Davi Set to Lead BEACHES Musical at Signature Theatre; Runs 2/18-3/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

Virginia's Signature Theatre just announced the full cast of this spring's world premiere musical Beaches, adapted from the beloved 1985 novel by Iris Rainer Dart. Directed by Signature Theatre's Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Follies, Million Dollar Quartet), this heartfelt chronicle of a decades-long friendship between two unforgettable women will star Mara Davi (Broadway's A Chorus Line and The Drowsy Chaperone) as Bertie White and Alysha Umphress (Broadway's American Idiot and On a Clear Day You Can See Forever) as Cee Cee Bloom. (more...)

Discounted MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Encore Screening Tickets Now Available
by Pat Cerasaro - Jan 14, 2014

A lot of severely discounted tickets for the upcoming January and February encore movie theater showings of the recently filmed West End production of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's reverse-order musical comedy Merrily We Roll Along are now available to purchase for Goldstar members. (more...)

Janie Dee, David Bedella and More to Bring PUTTING IT TOGETHER to the St. James,Today-Feb 1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2014

The Daily Mail reports that Olivier Award winners Janie Dee and David Bedella, as well as Daniel Crossley, Caroline Sheen and Damian Humbley (Merrily We Roll Along) will be PUTTING IT TOGETHER in a new production from producer Robert Mackintosh and director Alex Parker at the St. James this winter. (more...)

John Tartaglia, Marcia Milgrom Dodge & More Set to Direct The Muny's 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2014

Muny Executive Producer Mike Isaacson announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for the Muny's 2014 Season, which opens on June 16 with Billy Elliot The Musical. "We're so happy these exciting artists are creating our 2014 season," said Isaacson. "This is a challenging season, one with incredible variety and power. We're fortunate that such extraordinary talents will be creating our 'Muny Magic.'" (more...)

Kennedy Center Presents World Premiere of ORPHIE AND THE BOOK OF HEROES, Now thru 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2014

The Kennedy Center presents the world premiere production of Orphie and the Book of Heroes in the Family Theater, today, February 8 - 23, 2014. (more...)

ANDERSON & PETTY: YOU ARE HOME IN LONDON March 16 Concert Announces First Round of Performers
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2014

Iliad Debuts' 'Anderson & Petty: You Are Home in London', set for Sunday 16th March at St James Theatre Studio, has announced its first round of performers, including Matthew Barrow, Sophia Ragavelas, Gloria Onitiri, Charlotte Wakefield, David Shannon, Sophie Isaacs, Kim Ismay, Willemijn Verkaik, Kieran Brown, Nadine Cox, Jacinta Whyte, Christopher Howell and Edward Baruwa. (more...)

AUDIO: First Listen - Alysha Umphress and Mara Davi Sing 'Extraordinary' from Signature Theatre's BEACHES!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2014

This spring, Virginia's Signature Theatre will present the world premiere musical Beaches, adapted from the beloved 1985 novel by Iris Rainer Dart. Directed by Signature Theatre's Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Follies, Million Dollar Quartet), this heartfelt chronicle of a decades-long friendship between two unforgettable women will star Mara Davi (Broadway's A Chorus Line and The Drowsy Chaperone) as Bertie White and Alysha Umphress (Broadway's American Idiot and On a Clear Day You Can See Forever) as Cee Cee Bloom. Click below for a first listen to the song 'Extraordinary', featuring Umphress and Davi! (more...)

Elodie Gillett & Adrian Marchuk to Lead Stephen Sondheim's MARRY ME A LITTLE at Tarragon Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2014

Tarragon Theatre, under the artistic direction of Richard Rose, proudly presents Marry Me A Little with music and lyrics by the undisputed master of the contemporary musical, Stephen Sondheim. Directed by Adam Brazier with musical direction by Paul Sportelli, this charming and bittersweet tale about love, loneliness and commitment stars Elodie Gillett and Adrian Marchuk. Marry Me A Little opens Wednesday, March 5 and runs to April 6 (with previews from February 26) in Tarragon's Mainspace. Tickets range from $21-$53 (inclusive of HST) and are available by calling Patron Services at 416-531-1827 or by visiting www.tarragontheatre.com . (more...)

SONGS YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED with Jordan Wolfe, Alanna Chuyan & More Set for Stage 72, Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

Songs You Might Have Missed, featuring lost and forgotten showtunes, will be offered March 1, 2014, at Stage 72 at The Triad. (more...)

Hunter Foster, Katie Finneran & More Set for IF IT ONLY EVEN RUNS A MINUTE at 54 Below, 4/21
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

Sometimes Broadway musicals run forever, like Cats or Les Miserables. But sometimes, Broadway musicals run for only a minute, like Merrily We Roll Along, High Fidelity, or Via Galactica. This is their story. (more...)

Cincinnati Playhouse to Present A DELICATE SHIP, 3/22-4/20
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

The Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park launches the third world premiere of its 2013-14 season, Anna Ziegler's humorous and heartbreaking memory play, A DELICATE SHIP, March 22 through April 20 in the Thompson Shelterhouse Theatre. (more...)

Molloy and Booth Join Cast Of FINGS AIN'T WOT THEY USED T'BE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

Mark Arden as Fred, Ryan Molloy as Horace, Stefan Booth as Tosher, Christopher Ryan as Red Hot, Vivian Carter as Myrtle, Stevie Hutchinson as Ted/PC 2, John Olohan as Paddy, Gary Watson as Norman/PC 1 andJoanna Woodward as Margaret join the previously announced BAFTA nominated Jessie Wallace (EastEnders) as Lil, Gary Kemp (The Krays/ The Bodyguard/Spandau Ballet) as PC Collins, Sarah Middleton as Rosie, Ruth Alfie Adams as Brenda, Will Barton as Percy and Suzie Chard as Betty to complete the cast of Fings Ain't Wot They Used T'Be. (more...)

Niamh Perry Leads Cast Of THE BEAUTIFUL GAME, Union Theatre, April-May 2014
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

Over 12 years after it was seen in the West End, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Ben Elton's The Beautiful Game will receive its first London revival at the Union Theatre from Wednesday 3 April (press night Tuesday 8 April, 7.30pm) to Saturday 3 May 2014, it was announced today. On sale now. (more...)

BWW Reviews: St Edwards University Puts Modern Spin on TARTUFFE
by Jeff Davis - Feb 23, 2014

It's astounding and a little sad that of all the things that have fallen out of style since the 1600s, hypocrisy isn't one of them. Thankfully though, comedy isn't one of them either. Both hypocrisy and comedy take center stage in St Edwards University's production of Tartuffe, an interesting and often wonderful modern take on Moliere's classic play about a deceitful religious devotee who brings chaos in his wake when he becomes a houseguest to the spiritual but foolish Orgon. (more...)

Richard Fleeshman, Jenna Russell & More Star in URINETOWN at St. James Theatre, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2014

Jamie Lloyd is directing the UK premiere of URINETOWN The Musical, with music and lyrics by Mark Hollmann and book and lyrics by Greg Kotis. The musical runs at the St James Theatre from tonight, 22 February until 3 May 2014, with opening night on 11 March 2014. (more...)

BWW Reviews: AN EVENING WITH PATTI LUPONE AND MANDY PATINKIN at the Kennedy Center - Just Plain Spectacular
by Charles Shubow - Feb 21, 2014

Do not miss these theatrical icons who make an evening to remember. (more...)

Meet the Broadway Class of 2014- Winter Edition!
by BWW Special Coverage - Feb 2, 2014

Winter usually isn't the busiest time of year for incoming Broadway shows, but that doesn't mean that there is any lack of fresh talent making their debuts! The Broadway Winter has arrived, and while a solid number of new faces are treading the boards, dozens more are on their way in the coming months. Meet all of Broadway's newest stars below! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 2/02/2014
by BWW - Feb 2, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/02/2014 for Boston (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with the Cast of West End's URINETOWN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

Urinetown, the musical, will begin its limited season run at The St James Theatre from this Saturday, 22 February 2014, running until 3 May 2014, with press night on 11 March 2014. Check out a first look at the cast in reherasal below! (more...)

Donna Marie Asbury, Scott Barnhardt & Nina Lafarga Featured on The Ensemblist's Latest Episode
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2014

Mo Brady and Nikka Graff Lanzarone have announced the release of The Ensemblist's 17th episode: 'Long Running Shows.' (more...)

Kritzerland to Host Tribute to Hal Prince, 3/3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2014

Kritzerland at Sterling's Upstairs at The Federal presents THE PRINCE AND THE SHOWTUNE: A TRIBUTE TO HAROLD PRINCE on MONDAY, MARCH 3, 2014 - 8:00 PM. (more...)

New Musical BEACHES Extends Through March 30 at D.C.'s Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2014

Due to popular demand Virginia's Signature Theatre announces that the world premiere musical Beaches is now extended through March 30, 2014. Adapted from the beloved 1985 novel by Iris Rainer Dart, Beaches is directed by Signature Theatre's Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Follies, Million Dollar Quartet). This heartfelt chronicle of a decades-long friendship between two unforgettable women stars Mara Davi (Broadway's A Chorus Line and The Drowsy Chaperone) as Bertie and Alysha Umphress (Broadway's American Idiot and On a Clear Day You Can See Forever) as Cee Cee Bloom. (more...)

Davis Gaines Stars in THE MUSIC MAN at Musical Theatre West, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

Musical Theatre West presents the second production of their 61st season, Davis Gaines (Los Angeles' longest-running Phantom in The Phantom of The Opera) starring as Professor Harold Hill and Gail Bennett (Mary Poppins) starring as Marian Paroo in Meredith Willson's timeless and joyous, THE MUSIC MAN, book, music and lyrics by Meredith Willson, based on a story by Meredith Willson and Franklin Lacey, musical direction by Corey Hirsch, choreography by John Todd and directed by Jeff Maynard. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Charlie Sutton Choreographs Love Letter to New York City
by Stage Tube - Feb 14, 2014

Have you ever found love in a day? Even when you're knee deep in snow, there's always a chance you'll find the one thing that keeps you warm. Charlie Sutton (Kinky Boots) choreographed his own Valentines' Day card to the lovers and dreamers of New York City. (more...)

Laura Osnes & Julian Ovenden Join Michael Feinstein at Carnegie Hall Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

Grammy Award-nominated singer and renowned interpreter of the Great American Songbook, Michael Feinstein, returns to Carnegie Hall with a special concert featuring a variety of love songs in celebration of Valentine's Day, tonight, February 14 at 8:00 p.m. He is joined by special guests Laura Osnes (Broadway's Cinderella, and Maria in Carnegie Hall's The Sound of Music) andJulian Ovenden (Season Four of PBS's Downton Abbey, the West End's Finding Neverland, and as John F. Kennedy in the 'Bombshell' production on NBC's Smash). (more...)

Cynthia Erivo, Laura Pitt-Pulford, Frances Ruffelle and More Set for WEST END RECAST at Duke of York's Theatre, March 16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY, some of our finest West End musical theatre stars will be performing songs from roles they have always wanted to sing but will NEVER be cast in. (more...)

Pianist Anthony de Mare to Celebrate Sondheim in LIAISONS: RE-IMAGINING SONDHEIM FROM THE PIANO, 3/29-30
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2014

After performing nationwide in 2012-13 throughout the U.S. and Canada, LIAISONS: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano featuring internationally renowned contemporary pianist Anthony de Mare comes to the Mondavi Center for two nights only March 29 (8:00om) and 30 (2:00pm). Based on the music of the legendary composer/lyricist Stephen Sondheim, LIAISONS is an intrepid program of new, solo piano works by some of the world's foremost contemporary composers - this marks the first time that Sondheim songs have ever been re-imagined for solo piano. Commissioned purely for this landmark project, composers from the realms of classical, jazz, film, pop, musical theater, opera and avant-garde music have come together to pay homage to Sondheim, whose music has dominated American musical theater for the past four decades. LIAISONS' 2012-13 nationwide tour has made stops in San Francisco, New York City, Fort Worth, and Hudson Opera House, to name a few, and will continue throughout 2014. A full recording of the project is also underway, produced by Judith Sherman, for release in 2015. Tickets are $19-$42. To purchase, contact Mondavi Arts at 530-754-2787 or visit mondaviarts.org. (more...)

Stephen Mo Hanan and Avi Hoffman to Star in National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene's THE MEGILE OF ITZIK MANGER, 3/2-16; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2014

Following a wildly successful Off Broadway run last Spring, The National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene's critically-acclaimed musical production 'The Megile of Itzik Manger' will return to Baruch Performing Arts Center for a two week limited engagement, March 2 - 16. (more...)

InDepth InterView: InReview 2013 - All The Highlights!
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 31, 2013

While more than 50 InDepth InterViews were conducted in the 2013 calendar year and it is impossible to choose favorites, today we are highlighting some of the most uniquely arresting and singularly revealing conversations featured in BroadwayWorld's most popular and expansive interview series - including Patti LuPone, Darren Criss, Josh Groban, Audra McDonald, Cameron Mackintosh, Stephen Sondheim, Joan Rivers, Jeremy Jordan, Megan Hilty, Bebe Neuwirth and many more! (more...)

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