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The seminal rock-opera of our time, THE WHO'S TOMMY is the classic story of the "deaf, dumb and blind kid" who becomes a media sensation. The first WNY production in nearly two decades, THE WHO'S TOMMY will feature incredible design elements, exhilarating choreography and the iconic score by The Who, which features Top 40 hits such as "Pinball Wizard," "See Me, Feel Me," and "I'm Free." It's an event-musical that you will not want to miss!



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BWW Review: Scena Theatre's THE NIGHT ALIVE is Supernaturally Good
by Barbara Johnson - Mar 22, 2017

"May lost souls find salvation" is the tagline of Scena Theatre's production of Conor McPherson's modern Irish play THE NIGHT ALIVE. Any lost souls wandering into this production will find it worth seeing for its superb Irish actors, Barry McEvoy and Brian Mallon, alone. They're also likely to find salvation in a story that elevates the everyday to heavenly heights. (more...)

Cher, Anjelica Huston & More Set for New Original Movies on Lifetime
by TV News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Lifetime's mission to lead entertainment through female-centric storytelling continues with the greenlight of three new high-profile movies: Flint, starring Cher; Watcher in the Woods, starring Anjelica Huston; and I Am Elizabeth Smart featuring Elizabeth Smart as executive producer and on-screen narrator. (more...)

Palm Beach Photographic Centre to Present PHOTOGRAPHY OF PLACE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Fatima NeJame, president and chief executive officer of the world renowned Palm Beach Photographic Centre (PBPC), today announced that the nonprofit organization is opening its next international exhibition this Friday: PHOTOGRAPHY OF PLACE, March 24 to May 27, 2017. (more...)

Paulo Szot, Tony Award Winner and International Opera Singer will Star in Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's EVITA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival (Patrick Mulcahy, Producing Artistic Director, and Casey Wm. Gallagher, Managing Director) announced today that Tony Award-winning actor and world-renowned opera singer Paulo Szot will star in Evita at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival this summer. Mr. Szot will play the role of Juan Peron opposite Broadway star Dee Roscioli who, as previously announced, will play the title role of Eva Peron. (more...)

Broadwaysted Podcast Cozies Up to the Legendary Tony-Winner, Michael Cerveris
by Broadwaysted - Mar 21, 2017

This week's episode of Broadwaysted is 'not too bad, if I say so myself,' because we're sitting down with two-time Tony winner Michael Cerveris! Tucked away in a cozy booth at NYC's Peter McManus Cafe we drink a few (too many) rounds of cocktails (and quite a few shots) as Michael spills about his dual reality as actor and musician. (more...)

New Works by Dominique Morisseau, Lemony Snicket and More Slated for Berkeley Rep's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced a collection of seven productions for its 2017-18 subscription season. Featured in the season are new and classic works by Tony Kushner, Julia Cho, Daniel Handler (Lemony Snicket), Dominique Morisseau, Nilaja Sun, Lillian Hellman, directed by Tony Taccone, Lisa Peterson, Des McAnuff, and Ron Russell. The season includes two world premieres and one West Coast premiere. (more...)

Cast Announced for NEXT TO NORMAL at Three Rivers Music Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Three Rivers Music Theatre has announced the cast of the Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, 'Next to Normal.' (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at JERSEY BOYS, Coming to the Ahmanson This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

'Jersey Boys,' with book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, music by Bob Gaudio, lyrics by Bob Crewe, choreography by Sergio Trujillo, and direction by Des McAnuff, will run at Center Theatre Group's Ahmanson Theatre beginning May 16 for an opening night on May 18. Performances will continue through June 24, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the touring cast in action below! (more...)


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Cast Announced for World Premiere of BALLAST at Diversionary
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Diversionary has announced casting for the World Premiere of BALLAST by Georgette Kelly. This highly poetic play explores the waking and dream lives of two trans and cisgender couples as they come to terms with the new lives they find themselves in. (more...)

Theatre Under The Stars Announces the Tommy Tune Award Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) is excited to announce the nominations and host for TUTS' 15th annual Tommy Tune Awards, which will be held on April 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Lakewood Playhouse Announces It's Line Up for Season 79!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

The Lakewood Playhouse is proud to announce its 79th Season of Shows! It's a season filled with Laughter, Mystery, Literature, and Stories That Touch the Heart. This year includes Five Premiers that have never been seen at the Lakewood Playhouse!   (more...)

PERILOUS TIMES to Play Brooklyn's Kings Theatre This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Jammins Events presents the T.J. Hemphill powerful stage play, 'Perilous Times' at Brooklyn's Kings Theatre. (more...)

George Benson & Kenny G Announce Breezin' & Breathless Co-Headlining Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

World renowned Jazz superstars, George Benson and Kenny G, are teaming up for a historic co-headline touring event where each will perform songs from their career defining album plus greatest hits. (more...)

Musicthatpops Announces 2016/2017 Season Finale – VIDEO GAMES LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Experience the Hawai'i Symphony Orchestra like you never have before. Video Games Live, a complete celebration and multimedia concert experience featuring music from the most popular video games of all time, has the excitement and energy of a rock concert and the technology, fun and interactivity of a video game all completely synchronized to amazing, cutting edge video screen visuals. It is the smashing finale to the 2016-2017 Pops Season at the Blaisdell Concert Hall on April 7 & 8. Both shows are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. and ticket prices start at $27.  (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

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Goodspeed Musicals and Cleveland Public Library Home to Rare Collection of Live Musical Recordings
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

A rare collection of complete live recordings of classic American musical theater is now available at two major venues: Goodspeed Musicals' Scherer Library of Musical Theatre in East Haddam, Connecticut, and Cleveland Public Library in Cleveland, Ohio. (more...)

The Crokey Hill Club to Present NOBODY'S TALKING TO ME at the Everyman
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

The Crokey Hill Club will present NOBODY'S TALKING TO ME, written and directed by Tommy Marren, 8pm, Friday 24th- Saturday 25th March 2017, at the Everyman Theatre, MacCurtain Street, Cork. (more...)

BWW Review: Harvey Granat Spotlights Jimmy Van Heusen to an Enthusiastic Audience in His Latest SONGS AND STORIES at 92Y
by Alix Cohen - Mar 18, 2017

Though all of Harvey Granat's midday events are illuminating and entertaining, his most recent SONGS AND STORIES on March 16 at 92Y could've easily continued at least another half hour buoyed by audience enthusiasm. The event's special guests, author/producer/journalist Will Friedwald (who has his own 92Y series), and President of Jimmy Van Heusen's catalog, his great nephew, Brook Babcock, were both knowledgeable, engaging raconteurs. It was also a great pleasure to watch the two men join infectiously enjoying the afternoon. (more...)

Scoop: ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING on THE CW - Saturday, March 25, 2017
by - Mar 18, 2017

Get all the scoop on ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING, airing on THE CW on Saturday, March 25, 2017! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/18/2017
by - Mar 18, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 3/18/2017. (more...)

The PGA Arts Center Announces Laughter-Filled 2017 Summer Season
by Carol Kassie - Mar 17, 2017

Matthow and Roy's summer line-up will 'amp up the laughter factor' with three shows sure to please:  Comedy Central and National Lampoon star Tommy Koenig will start the summer season off in April with Baby Boomer Baby; comedienne Caryn Bark will be joined by funny women Pam Peterson and Jan Slavin in Funny Old Broads in July; and in August audiences will be treated to Sandy Gelfound's The Kosher Cheerleader (a Truish Jewish Love Story). (more...)

Birdland Announces April 2017 Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Birdland will kick-off their exciting month of programming with the following acts. (more...)

Tickets Now on Sale for AN EVENING WITH DIANA KRALL at NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents an evening with multiple GRAMMY Award-winning jazz pianist and world-renowned singer Diana Krall. Diana Krall brings her 2017-2018 World Tour to NJPAC in support of her highly anticipated new album, Turn Up the Quiet, which celebrates a return to jazz and the Great American Songbook and reunites her with GRAMMY-winning producer Tommy LiPuma. (more...)

Tommy Dorsey Orchestra to Perform at the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

???????The Coralville Center for the Performing Arts will host The One and Only Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Friday, March 24 at 7:00 PM. One of America's most-beloved jazz ensembles, the group is most famous for helping to launch the career of Frank Sinatra. The band is currently directed by Iowa native Terry Myers. (more...)

Deedee Magno Hall and Cliffton Hall to Lead NEXT TO NORMAL at East West Players; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

East West Players (EWP), the nation's longest-running professional theatre of color in the country and the largest producing organization of Asian American artistic work, has announced the cast and creative team for Next to Normal, which begins performances on May 12 and runs until June 11, 2017, with opening night on May 17. (more...)

Birdland Jazz Club Announces Schedule for 3/27-4/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with the following acts: (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Bobby Cannavale for THE HAIRY APE at Park Avenue Armory
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Park Avenue Armory presents a bold staging of Eugene O'Neill's iconic American drama The Hairy Ape, directed by Oliver Award-winner Richard Jones and starring Tony nominee Bobby Cannavale. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)

Tonye Patano to Star in Dominique Morisseau's SKELETON CREW at The Old Globe; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team of Skeleton Crew by Dominique Morisseau. The Globe is the first regional theatre in the country to mount the play, which was presented here as a reading in the 2014 Powers New Voices Festival before an acclaimed Off Broadway run. San Diego director Delicia Turner Sonnenberg makes her Globe debut to helm the award-winning drama, which is presented in association with San Diego's MOXIE Theatre, where Turner Sonnenberg is Founding Artistic Director. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE WHITE SNAKE at Baltimore Center Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Baltimore Center Stage presents The White Snake, now playing through March 26.  (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Highlights of THE WHITE SNAKE at Baltimore Center Stage
by Stage Tube - Mar 17, 2017

Baltimore Center Stage presents The White Snake, now playing through March 26. (more...)

VIDEO: Jessica Lange Talks Tony Award Win & More on LIVE WITH KELLY
by TV News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

On today's LIVE WITH KELLY, guest Jessica Lange talked about winning the Tony for LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT  as well as the difference between theater and film and TV. (more...)

Scoop: TRAINING DAY on CBS - Saturday, April 8, 2017
by TV Scoop - Mar 16, 2017

Get all the scoop on TRAINING DAY, airing on CBS on Saturday, April 8, 2017! (more...)

John Kander & Greg Pierce's KID VICTORY Headed to the Recording Studio
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern have just announced that original cast members will record the Kid Victory cast recording on Monday, March 20. Broadway Records is set to release the recording in September, produced by Michael Croiter. (more...)

Lynn University's Conservatory of Music Announces Cast for Concert of Broadway Classic, BRIGADOON, 3/18-19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Jon Robertson, dean of Lynn University's Conservatory of Music and Philharmonia guest conductor, and producer Jan McArt, director of Lynn's theatre arts program development, today announced the lead performers for this weekend's collaborative concert of a Broadway classic, Brigadoon, with book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe. (more...)

BWW Review: 'Honey, Honey,' MAMMA MIA! Makes Yet Another Stop at Cleveland's Connor Palace
by Roy Berko - Mar 16, 2017

Yes, the jukebox musical 'Mamma Mia!' is back in Cleveland. And, as has consistently happened in the past, the audience was on its feet dancing and singing in the rows and aisles during the extended curtain call. (more...)

11th Hour Theatre Company Brings Martha Graham Cracker Cabaret to Spotlight Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

11th Hour Theatre Company is closing its first Spotlight Series with a bang! The Spotlight Series will host an appearance by the wildly popular Martha Graham Cracker Cabaret. Martha Graham Cracker Sings Musicals will close the series Monday, April 2 at 7 p.m. All shows are upstairs at World Cafe Live Philadelphia, 3025 Walnut Street. Tickets cost $40 and are available online at www.11thhourtheatrecompany.org or by phone 267-987-9865. (more...)

New Titles Coming to Amazon Video and Prime Video in April
by TV News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

BWW has a list of new titles coming to Amazon Prime Video and Amazon Video in April. April brings four highly-anticipated Amazon Original Series, one series special and one Amazon Original Movie available for Prime members to stream or download at no additional cost to their membership (more...)

Michelle Dorrance, Bill Irwin, Chris Jackson, Tiler Peck and More Set for DEMO: SONG & DANCE at The Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

After paying tribute to artistic inspirations during Fall 2016's DEMO, Damian Woetzel continues to unite artists from across fields around a common theme in performance on April 3, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. in the Eisenhower Theater. This installment of the multi-genre series brings together acclaimed artists for a special one-night performance to celebrate the combination of song and dance. (more...)

Jayne Atkinson, Micah Stock and More Join Williamstown Theatre Festival Lineup; 2017 Commissions Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced additional casting for the 2017 summer season. Two-time Tony Award-nominee Jayne Atkinson and Cote de Pablo will appear in Sarah Ruhl's The Clean House; Tony Award-nominee Micah Stock will appear in Jason Kim's The Model American and Halley Feiffer's Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow; Christopher Livingston, LeRoy McClain and Joniece Abbott-Pratt will perform in Harrison David Rivers' Where Storms are Born; and Rebecca Henderson will perform in Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow. (more...)

Joshua Jackson, Stephen Spinella, John McGinty and Lauren Ridloff to Lead BTG's CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD, Helmed by Kenny Leon; Summer Casting Set!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Berkshire Theatre Group announces the final production of its upcoming 2017 Summer Season will be Mark Medoff's Tony, Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk Award-winning play, Children of a Lesser God, which will begin performances on Thursday, June 22 at The Fitzpatrick Main Stage. Opening night is set for Saturday, June 24 at 8pm. (more...)

Method Man, Hailey Baldwin to Host TBS's DROP THE MIC, Launching 5/2
by TV News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Music icon Method Man and supermodel Hailey Baldwin are ready to pick up the mic as the hosts of TBS's DROP THE MIC, the new comedic music series from executive producers James Corden, Ben Winston and Jensen Karp. (more...)

Pete Townshend Writes New Songs for The Who's TOMMY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Lead songwriter of The Who Pete Townshend has written two new songs exclusively for the touring production of Tommy, produced by the New Wolsey Theatre in co-production with Ramps on the Moon and directed by Kerry Michael. A new version of 'Amazing Journey' will open the show, and after her iconic Act One song Acid Queen, played by original cast member Peter Straker, will make a return in Act Two with a new torch song. (more...)

Playwrights, Creatives Announced for F*It Club's THE SPRING FLING: REBOUND at IRT Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

F*It Club, the New York Innovative Award-winning film and theatre company, continues its annual series of short, commissioned world-premiere plays at the IRT Theater as part of their 3B Development Series in Manhattan's West Village with The Spring Fling: Rebound, seven new short plays by Ngozi Anyanwu (Good Grief), Lucy Boyle (The Blue Deep), Liza Birkenmeier (Radio Island), Ryan King (Burying Augustus), Dan Moyer (Half Moon Bay), Matthew Paul Olmos (So Go The Ghosts of Mexico), and Leah Nanako Winkler (Kentucky). (more...)

Target Margin Theater to Stage Rare Revival of O'Neill's MOURNING BECOMES ELECTRA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

As the centerpiece of the Company's 25th anniversary season, Target Margin Theater and Abrons Arts Center will present a rare revival of Eugene O'Neill's great trilogy, Mourning Becomes Electra, directed by Herskovits, and running April 26-May 20. Part Greek tragedy, part family play, part history play, Mourning Becomes Electra (O'Neill's 1931 adaptation of Aeschylus 'The Oresteia') mashes myth, Freudian psychology and melodrama into an epic six hour production. (more...)

Seattle Playwrights Salon Presents YESTERDAY'S KISSES TOMORROW
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

The Seattle Playwrights Salon presents a staged reading of Yesterday's Kisses Tomorrow by John Ruoff on Friday April 14th at 7 p.m. at the Conservatory, 5813 Airport Way South. Admission is free! Beer, wine, cider, expresso, and snacks available for purchase before the show and during intermission. (more...)

THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR Nominated for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre Olivier Award
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

The Government Inspector has been nominated for an Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement In An Affiliate Theatre for its run at Theatre Royal Stratford East. The play ran at Theatre Royal Stratford East from 18 - 28 May 2016 as part of a UK tour produced by Birmingham Repertory Theatre in association with Ramps on the Moon. It was written by Nikolai Gogol, adapted by David Harrower and directed by Roxana Silbert. (more...)


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Die Besetzung steht für Disneys DER GLÖCKNER VON NOTRE DAME in Berlin
by Marcel Konrath - Mar 14, 2017

Die Besetzung steht fuer Disneys DER GLÖCKNER VON NOTRE DAME in Berlin (more...)

D'Vorah Bailey Stars in WISHFUL THINKING at The Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Broadway singer and actress D'Vorah Bailey returns with her solo cabaret show, Wishful Thinking, at The Metropolitan Room on Saturday, April 29 at 7:00 pm. (more...)

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