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Harriet Harris, Simon Jones Lead Guthrie Theater's HAY FEVER, Opens 3/10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2012

The Guthrie Theater today announced complete casting for its first-ever production of Hay Fever, Noel Coward's sensational and highly entertaining comedy of manners, playing March 10 - April 22, 2012, on the Wurtele Thrust Stage. (more...)

WOB Names New Audience Development Manager
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2012

The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre has brought many theatrical premieres to the area including being one of the first theaters in the country to obtain the rights to produce a regional theater production of the musical comedy The Wedding Singer. Other shows, such as Neil Simon's The Goodbye Girl - The Musical, La Cage aux Folles, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Mel Brooks'The Producers, and All Shook Up made their western Maryland regional theater debuts at Way Off Broadway. (more...)

Fred Barton to Return to Metropolis Room, 3/11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2012

Fred Barton returns to the Metropolitan Room on Sunday, March 11, at 7:00 PM with his show FRED BARTON PRESENTS - AND THINKS YOU'RE GONNA LOVE IT! - in which he hosts, sings and plays with his 9-piece Broadway Band, bringing back classic Broadway show music, with some swing on the side. At each monthly performance, Fred features two of his favorite singers, with additional special guests. (more...)

Full Cast of Arena Stage's THE MUSIC MAN Announced; Burke Moses Joins Cast
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2012

Casting is announced for Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater's production of Meredith Willson's THE MUSIC MAN. Artistic Director Molly Smith helms this classic family musical, which stars the previously announced Kate Baldwin (Tony Award nominee for Broadway's Finian's Rainbow) as Marian the librarian, who will be joined by Burke Moses (original Gaston in Broadway's Beauty and the Beast) as Harold Hill. The Music Man runs May 11-July 22, 2012 in the Fichandler Stage. (more...)

Gavin Creel Featured on Cover of NEXT Magazine
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2012

Broadway favorite Gavin Creel is featured on the cover of this Friday's Next Magazine. In the interview, he chats about his new album, his work on marriage equality and his struggles coming out to his family. (more...)

Steven Sater & Duncan Sheik's THE NIGHTINGALE to Play La Jolla Playhouse in July
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2012

La Jolla Playhouse just announced that The Nightingale, by the creative team behind the Tony Award-winning musical Spring Awakening: Steven Sater (book and lyrics) and Duncan Sheik (music), directed by Tony Award nominee Moises Kaufman (33 Variations), will be part of the Playhouse's 2012/2013 season. Running in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre July 10 - August 5, 2012, The Nightingale will be presented as part of the Playhouse's acclaimed Page To Stage Play Development Program. (more...)

Singers Forum Presents SHOWSTOPPERS at the Laurie Beechman Theatre, 3/5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2012

SINGERS FORUM is pleased to announce the production of SHOWSTOPPERS, directed and hosted by Eric Michael Gillett. The event is a benefit for the Singers Forum Actors Equity Scholarship Program, which offers members of Actors Equity Association affordable vocal lessons. (more...)

SHOWSTOPPERS to Play the The Laurie Beechman, 3/5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2012

SINGERS FORUM announced the production of SHOWSTOPPERS, directed and hosted by Eric Michael Gillett. (more...)

Tony Yazbeck Returns to CHICAGO
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2012

Tonight, March 5, 2012, the acclaimed revival of the Tony Award-winning musical CHICAGO will welcome back Tony Yazbeck to the role of 'that silver-tongued prince of the courtoom,' Billy Flynn. (more...)

Lucy Durack to Play Elle Woods in Australian LEGALLY BLONDE
by BWW - Mar 5, 2012

Producers Howard Panter and John Frost today announced the lead cast for the hit musical LEGALLY BLONDE, which will have its Australian Premiere at Sydney's Lyric Theatre on October 4, 2012. (more...)

Talk Is Free Theatre and Show One Productions' Dani Girl Closes
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2012

Talk Is Free Theatre (TIFT) and Show One Productions are thrilled to announce that Dora Award winner Jeff Madden will be joining the cast as Rafe in the upcoming Toronto production of Dani Girl, by Christopher Dimond and Michael Kooman. A touching, humorous and inspiring tale, this dark, original musical comedy follows a young girl's battle with cancer. Dani Girl runs until March 4, 2012 at the Theatre Passe Muraille Backspace. (more...)

AN ORIGINAL MINI-MUSICAL WITH BOOK BY @ERIS0303
by BroadwayGirl NYC - Mar 22, 2012

#MyThreeShowtunes story by @Eris0303 Forget About the Boy - Thoroughly Modern Millie Out Tonight - Rent We Go Together - Grease (more...)

Susan Egan: 'En la masterclass verán mi mente analítica; en el concierto, mi corazón'
by Florencia Nijensohn - Mar 22, 2012

La cantante y actriz estadounidense nominada a un premio Tony por su trabajo en 'La Bella y la Bestia' habló con BroadwayWorld Argentina y nos adelantó detalles del concierto y la masterclass que dará el 1° de mayo en el Teatro Astral. (more...)

Amanda Holden on Her SUPERSTAR Hosting Gig
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2012

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, actress Amanda Holden is set to host 'Superstar,' the new reality show in which Andrew Lloyd Webber will search for the character of Jesus in the JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR tour. 'Superstar' is set to begin filming this summer and will air on ITV1. (more...)

Theatre Under The Stars Presents ANNIE, 3/20-4/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2012

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) will produce the family favorite Annie, running March 20 - April 1 at the Hobby Center for The Performing Arts. (more...)

Rebecca Blackstone, Adam Levy, et al. Join Danny DeVito and Richard Griffiths in THE SUNSHINE BOYS; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2012

Joining Danny DeVito and Richard Griffiths as the ageing vaudevillian team Willie Clark and Al Lewis in Neil Simon's award-winning comedy The Sunshine Boys are Rebecca Blackstone (Miss MacKintosh), Nick Blakeley (Eddie), Peter Cadden (Voice of TV Director), Johnnie Fiori (Registered Nurse), Adam Levy (Ben Silverman) and William Maxwell (Patient). (more...)

Photo Flash: Sutton Foster at Upfronts for ABC Family's BUNHEADS!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2012

ABC Family has given the greenlight to the new drama series BUNHEADS, which s set to premiere on June 11. Executive-produced by Amy Sherman-Palladino ('Gilmore Girls') and headlined by Tony Award-winning actor Sutton Foster, BUNHEADS is the tale of a Las Vegas showgirl who impulsively marries a man, moves to his sleepy coastal town, and takes an uneasy role at her new mother-in-law's dance school. Foster recently attended upfronts with the rest of the ABC Family stars, and BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the Broadway favorite at the event below! (more...)

Amanda Holden to Host JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Search
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2012

According to the Mirror, actress Amanda Holden is set to host 'Superstar,' the new reality show in which Andrew Lloyd Webber will search for the character of Jesus in the JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR tour. 'Superstar' is set to begin filming this summer and will air on ITV1. (more...)

The Gallery Players Present A RAISIN IN THE SUN, Opening 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2012

The Gallery Players today announced cast and crew for Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun. Directed by Reginald L. Douglas and produced by Brian Michael Flanagan, The Gallery Players' production of this seminal American play opens Saturday March 17. (more...)

Kevin Earley, Omar Lopez-Cepero Lead Marriott Theatre's THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE, Opening 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2012

THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE will be presented at The Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, IL, previewing April 4, opening April 13 and running through June 10 (more...)

2007 Pulitzer Winner RABBIT HOLE at Contra Costa Civic Theatre, 4/6-29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2012

Rabbit Hole plays Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, Sunday matinees April 15th, 22th, and 29th at 2pm, opening April 6th and closing April 29th. Tickets are $20, $11 for ages 16 and under and may be purchased online at www.ccct.org or by phone at 510-524-9132. Contra Costa Civic Theatre is located at 951 Pomona Avenue (at Moeser) El Cerrito, with free parking in an adjoining lot. (more...)

Rob Ashford to Direct and Choreograph Stage Version of Disney's ALICE IN WONDERLAND
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2012

Variety is reporting that Rob Ashford has just been brought on board to direct and choreograph the stage musical version of Tim Burton's ALICE IN WONDERLAND, which he will oversee. The 2010 film made more than $1 billion worldwide. (more...)

American Theatre Wing Accepting Applications for 2012 SpringboardNYC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2012

The American Theatre Wing (Theodore S. Chapin, Chairman, Board of Trustees; Heather Hitchens, Executive Director) is now accepting applications for the 2012 SpringboardNYC summer program, being held June 5 - 16 in New York City. Limited to 35 participants, SpringboardNYC provides financial aid and multiple scholarship programs to students who qualify. (more...)

Gavin Creel's 3/19 Concert at Joe's Pub Will Be Streamed Live
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2012

Singer, songwriter and activist Gavin Creel (HAIR; Thoroughly Modern Millie) will step back onto theJoe's Pub (425 Lafayette Street) stage for one-night-only, to celebrate the release of his brand new solo album Get Out on Monday, March 19. Creel will play a 7:00 PM and a 9:30 PM, both sold-out! But fans that aren't able to be at the show in person will be able to watch the 9:30 PM concert live via LiveStream (http://new.livestream.com//joespub/gavincreel), a first for Creel. Other notable artists who have broadcast their shows live through Joe's Pub's website are Vanessa Carlton and The Civil Wars. (more...)

The Actors Studio Drama School at Pace University Announces 2012 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2012

The 2012 Actors Studio Drama School Repertory Season performances will take place at The Theater at Dance New Amsterdam, 53 Chambers St., just north of City Hall, Wednesdays through Fridays at 8 p.m. and Saturdays at 3 and 8 p.m. from March 28 through April 28. The full schedule and information about plays, actors, directors and playwrights can be found online at www.Pace.edu/ASDSRep (more...)

Producer Jon B. Platt to Receive Commercial Theater Institute's Robert Whitehead Award, 3/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2012

Five time Tony® award-winning Broadway producer, Jon B. Platt, will be presented The Commercial Theater Institute's Robert Whitehead Award for "outstanding achievement in commercial theatre producing" at a reception at Sardi's on Tuesday, March 13, 2012. David Stone, Stuart Thompson, and Bob Wankel will present the award. (more...)

Broadway Veteran, Tony Winner Gary Beach to Star in HELLO, DOLLY, 3/13-4/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2012

The Maltz Jupiter Theatre is heading into the final show of its 2011/12 season. The Tony Award®-winning classic musical Hello, Dolly! bursts onto the Theatre's stage March 13 through April 1, directed by Tony®-nominated director and choreographer Marcia Milgrom Dodge and starring Broadway veteran Vicki Lewis and Tony® winner Gary Beach. (more...)

Matt Curtis to Lead Way Off Broadway's JEKYLL AND HYDE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2012

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde has been a part of literary culture and legend since Robert Louis Stevenson first published his novella in 1886. The work was an instant success and is one of Stevenson's bestselling titles. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Encores! PIPE DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2012

Casting is complete for Rodgers and Hammerstein's Pipe Dream, the second Encores! production of the 2011-12 season, running March 28 - April 1. Pipe Dream will be directed by Marc Bruni with music direction by Rob Berman and choreography by Kelli Barclay. It will play for seven performances at New York City Center, West 55th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues. (more...)

HIGH to Play Royal Alexandra Theatre, 5/8-13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2012

Two-time Golden Globe® winner, Academy Award® & Tony Award® nominee Kathleen Turner returns to Toronto in the National Tour of Matthew Lombardo's play HIGH, May 8-13, 2012 at The Royal Alexandra Theatre. Directed by Rob Ruggiero, HIGH also features Evan Jonigkeit as "Cody Randall" and Timothy Altmeyer as "Father Michael Delpapp". (more...)

Photo Flash: Leslie Uggams Performs Live at Barnes & Noble
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2012

Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress, singer, and recording artist Leslie Uggams (On Golden Pond, King Headley II, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Anything Goes, Jerry's Girls, Hallelujah, Baby!) launched her new CD Uptown Downtown "Live at Barnes & Noble" before a standing room only crowd on Thursday, March 8 at 7 p.m. Ms. Uggams sang eight selections from her cast album, a two-CD set which contains 24 songs from her musical autobiography Uptown Downtown. She was accompanied by Don Rebic on piano, Steve Bargonetti on guitar, and Ray Kilday on bass. Following the performance Uggams also signed copies of her CD for her many fans. (more...)

Kritzerland at Sterling's Announces TAKE ME ALONG Bob Merrill Tribute for 4/1, North Hollywood
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2012

Kritzerland at Sterling's will host TAKE ME ALONG, a tribute to the great songs of Bob Merrill, both as composer/lyricist and lyricist, on April 1st at 7pm. (more...)

THE CITY CLUB Announces Cast, Will Star Kristen Martin, Peter Bradbury, Emily Tyra, More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2012

The casting of the OFF-BROADWAY American Premiere of "THE CITY CLUB," an original Blues and Jazz Musical about the indisputable intoxication of music, is complete. The new musical will star KRISTEN MARTIN as Crystal Labelle, ANDREW PANDALEON as Chaz Davenport, ANA HOFFMAN as Maddy, PETER BRADBURY as The Lieutenant and KENNY BRAWNER as Parker Brown with AUTUMN GUZZARDI as Rose, KAITLIN MESH as Lily, PATRICK O'NEILL as Jacobus "Jake" Olsen, EMILY TYRA as Candy and ROBERT J TOWNSEND as Prince Royale. (more...)

Walnut Street Theatre's ETHEL! Closes
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2012

Walnut Street Theatre's Independence Studio on 3 brings back the spirit of Philadelphia's own Ethel Waters with her life stories and memorable songs in Ethel! (more...)

Fred Barton to Return to Metropolis Room, 3/11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2012

Fred Barton returns to the Metropolitan Room on Sunday, March 11, at 7:00 PM with his show FRED BARTON PRESENTS - AND THINKS YOU'RE GONNA LOVE IT! - in which he hosts, sings and plays with his 9-piece Broadway Band, bringing back classic Broadway show music, with some swing on the side. At each monthly performance, Fred features two of his favorite singers, with additional special guests. (more...)

BWW TV Flashback: Sutton Foster Departs ANYTHING GOES
by BWW - Mar 11, 2012

Tony-winner Sutton Foster will depart the hit production of ANYTHING GOES on March 11th to begin filming ABC Family's new drama series BUNHEADS. Here's a look back at highlights, both on stage and in rehearsal! (more...)

Way Off Broadway Presents JEKYLL AND HYDE, 3/23-6/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2012

The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre will present Jekyll & Hyde, described as 'an evocative tale of the epic battle between good and evil, based on Robert Louis Stevenson's classic story,The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, about a brilliant doctor whose experiments with human personality create a murderous counterpart. Convinced the cure for his father's mental illness lies in the separation of Man's evil nature from his good, Dr. Henry Jekyll unwittingly unleashes his own dark side, wreaking havoc in the streets of late 19th century London as the savage, maniacal Edward Hyde.' (more...)

Civic Light Opera Reseats COMPANY and MODERN MILLIE for Sept-Nov
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2012

The New Civic Light Opera has begun their reseating process for the transfer of subscriptions from Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center to the Warner Grand in San Pedro. (more...)

WONDERLAND Vocal Selections Available Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2012

Vocal selection are now available for Frank Wildhorn's WONDERLAND, which opened on Broadway last Spring. The book features 19 piano/vocal selections from the score including: 'Advice from a Caterpillar,' 'Down the Rabbit Hole,' 'Finding Wonderland,' 'Go with the Flow,' 'Home,' 'I Am My Own Invention,' 'The Mad Hatter,' 'Off with Their Heads,' 'Through the Looking Glass,' and 'Welcome to Wonderland,' along with a special section of full-color production photos. (more...)

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES Starring Hamilton and Sieber Comes to Houston, 4/24-5/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2012

La Cage Aux Folles starring George Hamilton and Christopher Sieber is presented by Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) at the Hobby Center April 24 - May 6, 2012. (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse Announces 'Without Walls' Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2012

La Jolla Playhouse has announced that its acclaimed production of Moving Arts' The Car Plays: San Diego has been extended due to popular demand. The Car Plays: San Diego will now run two additional dates: Saturday, March 10 and Sunday, March 11, with performances at 3:00 pm, 4:30 pm, 7:00 pm and 8:30 pm each day. Tickets are $25 and are available online at LaJollaPlayhouse.org or by calling (858) 550-1010. (more...)

Paper Mill Announces '12-'13 Season - MILLIE, MERMAID & More!
by BWW - Feb 29, 2012

Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee- Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director) has announced the 2012-2013 season, featuring four musicals and one play. Paper Mill Playhouse will open its 2012-2013 season with one, singular sensation, A Chorus Line. Winner of nine Tony® Awards including "Best Musical," A Chorus Line continues to resonate with audiences of every generation. In November, Millburn is alive with The Sound of Music. Based on Maria von Trapp's inspiring true life story, The Sound of Music features an unforgettable score by Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein with such memorable songs as "My Favorite Things," "Do-Re-Mi," "Edelweiss," and "Climb Every Mountain." (more...)

Leslie Uggams Set for Barnes & Noble Appearance to Promote Upcoming CD, 3/8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2012

Leslie Uggams will appear at Barnes & Noble to promote her new CD UPTOWN DOWNTOWN as part of the 'Live at Barnes & Noble' Series on March 8th at 7p.m, according to Theatremania. Also set for appearances are playwright Katori Hall and saxaphonist Tim Berne. (more...)

Court Theatre Presents Tony Kushner's ANGELS IN AMERICA 3/30-6/3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2012

Court Theatre Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert present Tony Kushner's Tony Award-winning Angels in America, Part One: Millennium Approaches and Part Two: Perestroika, directed by Artistic Director Charles Newell. Angels in America will run March 30 - June 3, 2012 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. Press Opening is Saturday, April 14, 2012; Part One: Millennium Approaches at 3PM and Part Two: Perestroika at 8PM. (more...)

Gavin Creel, IF IT ONLY EVEN RUNS A MINUTE and More Set for Joe's Pub in March & April
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2012

Joe's Pub has announced the following upcoming events. For more information, follow the links below, or go to www.joespub.com. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Guthrie Theater's HAY FEVER
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2012

Television, film and stage actress Harriet Harris (Television: 'Desperate Housewives' and 'Frasier;' Film: Nurse Betty, Memento; Guthrie: The Glass Menagerie, A Midsummer Night's Dream; Broadway: Thoroughly Modern Millie) and stage and film actor Simon Jones (Television: 'Brideshead Revisited;' Broadway: Blithe Spirit; Guthrie: Shadowlands, The Home Place) will lead the cast as Judith and David Bliss-the matriarch and patriarch of the peculiar Bliss family. Rounding out the family are John Skelley as Simon (Guthrie: Charley's Aunt) and Cat Walleck in her Guthrie debut as Sorel. Check out the cast photos below! (more...)

BWW Poll Results: Will Paper Mill Go Under the Sea with THE LITTLE MERMAID This Season?
by BWW - Feb 27, 2012

Prior to the offical announcement later today, New Jersey's Paper Mill Playhouse, which last year brought us such productions as the Broadway-bound Newsies, Boeing-Boeing, Damn Yankees, and more, just realeased a visual tease (below) for their upcoming season. BroadwayWorld has been tracking fan guesses on the message boards and the Paper Mill Playhouse Facebook page, and most seem to agree that a small group of shows are likely. This brings us to last week's poll- Which show do you think is the most surefire bet for the 2012-13 season? And the winner with 22% of the vote was The Little Mermaid, with Thoroughly Modern Millie in second at 15%. (more...)

Caroline, or Change Closes at Syracuse Stage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2012

Running through February 26, Caroline, or Change will be performed in the Archbold Theatre at Syracuse Stage, 820 East Genesee Street. (more...)

THE SOUND OF MUSIC Closes at 3-D Theatrical
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2012

3-D Theatricals is thrilled to present its first show of its 2012 season with one of the greatest family musicals of all time, THE SOUND OF MUSIC, music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, musical direction by Julie Lamoureux, choreography by 3-D Theatricals Associate Artistic Director Kami Seymour and directed by 3-D Theatricals Artistic Director T.J. Dawson. THE SOUND OF MUSIC will perform through Sunday, February 26 at the historic Plummer Auditorium, 201 E. Chapman Ave. in Fullerton. (more...)

Broadway Veteran, Tony Winner Gary Beach to Star in HELLO, DOLLY, 3/13-4/1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2012

The Maltz Jupiter Theatre is heading into the final show of its 2011/12 season. The Tony Award®-winning classic musical Hello, Dolly! bursts onto the Theatre's stage March 13 through April 1, directed by Tony®-nominated director and choreographer Marcia Milgrom Dodge and starring Broadway veteran Vicki Lewis and Tony® winner Gary Beach. (more...)

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