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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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Colin Donnell, Laura Osnes and Nathan Gunn to Join The New York Pops for Lerner & Loewe Concert
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

On October 14, 2016 at 8:00PM, The New York Pops, led by Music Director Steven Reineke, will launch its 34th season at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, celebrating the legacy and timeless works of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe. (more...)

Lifetime to Premiere New Series PROJECT RUNWAY: FASHION STARTUP, 10/20
by TV News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Fashion and entrepreneurialism are brought to a whole new level with Lifetime's PROJECT RUNWAY: FASHION STARTUP, premiering Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 10:30pm ET/PT. (more...)

Amanda Green and More Coming Up This Month at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for September 19-25, including Coltrane Revisited With Steve Kuhn, Steve Smith, Eric Alexander, Jaleel Shaw and Lonnie Plaxico, Amanda Green With Constantine Maroulis, Will Chase, Alice Ripley, Jarrod Spector, Alysha Umphress, Miss Coco Peru, and more! (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse to Present Mike Daisey's THE TRUMP CARD This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

La Jolla Playhouse announces a special engagement of the critically-acclaimed solo piece, The Trump Card, created and performed by Mike Daisey, directed by Isaac Butler, to run October 4 - 9 in the Mandell Weiss Forum. (more...)

Photo Flash: Aurora's MAMMA MIA - Production Photos!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

More than 60 million people in 40 countries on six different continents have reveled in Mamma Mia!, the iconic musical about love and friendship, of lost dreams and that last chance to make it right, all set to the music of ABBA, one of the most popular bands in the world.  (more...)

Bainbridge Performing Arts Presents PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Steve Martin's absurdist comedy places Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso in a Parisian cafe in 1904, just before the renowned scientist transformed physics with his theory of relativity and the celebrated painter set the art world afire with cubism. (more...)

BWW Interview: Chante Adams in August Wilson's MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM at TRT 9/10 to 10/9
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 8, 2016

Two River Theater launches its 2016/2017 season with August Wilson's 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom' from 9/10 to 10/9. The show is directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson. Broadwayworld.com interviewed Chante Adams who will play Dussie Mae in the show. (more...)

Kevin Hart Invests in Premium Men's Underwear Brand, Tommy John
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

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Scoop: MASTERS OF ILLUSION Season Finale on THE CW - Friday, September 30, 2016
by TV Scoop - Sep 8, 2016

Get all the scoop on MASTERS OF ILLUSION Season Finale, airing on THE CW on Friday, September 30, 2016! (more...)

Children's Playhouse of Maryland to Present CRAZY FOR YOU, Young Performers' Edition
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

Children's Playhouse of MD (CPM), in residence at Community College of Baltimore County, Essex, opens its 2016-2017 season with the musical comedy, "Crazy for You, Young Performers' Edition," featuring more than 40 student actors from Baltimore City, Baltimore, Harford, and Howard counties. (more...)

Prince Paul's BROOKZILL! Drops 'Mad Dog In Yoruba' w/ Mass Appeal
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

Fusing old-school New York hip-hop with the sounds of Brazil, the new culture-smashing collective BROOKZILL! drops its second single “Mad Dog In Yoruba” today as part of an in-depth conversation about the project with Mass Appeal (more...)

Musical Theater Prodigy Joshlyn Camille Lomax to be Honored as 'Rising Star'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) and Allstate Insurance Company announced today that they will present the second 'Rising Star' youth award to Joshlyn Camille Lomax during the third-annual Fifth Star Awards on Wednesday, September 14 at 7pm-at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park. The award celebrates the achievements of Chicago youth demonstrating promise and career aspirations in the arts. Lomax, a student at CPS' Chicago Academy for the Arts (ChiArts), was selected from a pool of nominees submitted by the public and several Chicago high school arts programs. (more...)

Broadway, Film, and TV Star Russell Harvard Starring in Open Circle Theatre's THE WHO'S TOMMY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

Open Circle Theatre (OCT) announces the casting of Russell Harvard, Broadway, film, and TV star, to play the lead in its upcoming production of The Who's Tommy (Music and Lyrics by Pete Townshend, Book by Pete Townshend and Des McAnuff) running October 27 through November 20, 2016 at the Silver Spring Black Box Theatre. (more...)

THE FULL MONTY's Full Casting Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

The full casting has been announced for the 2016/17 UK Tour of Simon Beaufoy's THE FULL MONTY. As previously announced, the cast is led by Gary Lucy as Gaz, with Andrew Dunn as Gerald, Louis Emerick as Horse, Chris Fountain as Guy and Kai Owen as Dave. Anthony Lewis will now be playing the role of Lomper. (more...)

Jon Hoche, Jennifer Ikeda and More to Star in MTC's VIETGONE; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) have just announced full casting for Manhattan Theatre Club's New York premiere of Vietgone, the new play by Qui Nguyen (She Kills Monsters), directed by May Adrales (Luce). (more...)

E! Delivers Extensive Coverage From New York Fashion Week, Beg. 9/8
by TV News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

Only E! puts fans at the intersection of pop culture and fashion as the returning, official multi-platform media partner of NYFW: The Shows with extensive coverage starting across platforms (on-air, online and across mobile and social) beginning Thursday, September 8th. (more...)

Toot Toot, Beep Beep! New Musical About the Life of Donna Summer in the Works
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

This week, Michael Riedel of the New York Post reported on the brand-new Donna Summer musical currently being in workshopped in New York City.   (more...)

Stuart Rogers Productions Presents THE PORTMAN DELUSIONS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

STUART ROGERS PRODUCTIONS is thrilled to present a world premiere play, THE PORTMAN DELUSIONS, written by Adam Mervis and directed by Thomas Burr. THE PORTMAN DELUSIONS  will preview on Saturday, September 24 and open on Friday, September 30 at 8pmand run through Saturday, November 4 at the Raven Theatre, 5233 Lankershim Blvd. in North Hollywood. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 8/30/2016 - 9/6/2016
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Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 8/30/2016 - 9/6/2016. (more...)

JERSEY BOYS Sets Closing Date After 11 Years; DANCING WITH THE STARS' Mark Ballas Will Be Final 'Frankie Valli'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

The producers of the Tony, Grammy & Olivier Award-Winning Best Musical Jersey Boys announced today that the Broadway production will end its record-breaking, 11-year run on Sunday, January 15, 2017 after 4,642 performances at the August Wilson Theatre (245 W 52nd St, NYC). (more...)

Sheffield Theatres Announce Full Casting for Irving Berlin's ANNIE GET YOUR GUN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Sheffield Theatres today announces the cast for its major new revival of Irving Berlin's Annie Get Your Gun. Paul Foster directs Anna-Jane Casey as Annie Oakley and Ben Lewis as Frank Butler, with Nicolas Colicos (Buffalo Bill), Mike Denman (Pawnee Bill), Lauren Hall (Winnie Tate), Matthew Malthouse (Foster Wilson), Timothy Quinlan (Charlie Davenport), Cleve September (Tommy Keeler), Maggie Service (Dolly Tate), Karl Seth (Chief Sitting Bull), and completing the ensemble, Josh Andrews, Ronan Burns, Emma Caffrey, Matthew Croke, Omari Douglas, Rosie Fletcher, Melissa James, Jasmine Kerr, Natasha Mould, Jak Skelly, Leah West and Emma Woods (ensemble and Dance Captain). The production opens on 14 December, with previews from 8 December, and runs until 14 January.   (more...)

Naomi Wallace's ONE FLEA SPARE Gets 20th Anniversary Run Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Playhouse Creatures Theatre Company will present the 20th year anniversary production of 'One Flea Spare' by Naomi Wallace, directed by Caitlin McLeod, Off-Broadway October 16 to November 13 at Sheen Center, 18 Bleecker Street. The production will feature Broadway vets Concetta Tomei, Gordon Joseph Weiss and Remy Zaken. (more...)

BLOOD is Back This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Glenne Headly (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Dick Tracy, Mr. Holland's Opus) and James Kyson (NBC's Heroes, voted one of "Hollywood's 25 Hottest" by TV Guide) join the cast when The Garage re-opens its acclaimed world premiere production of BLOOD. Written and directed by Obie and New York Outer Critics Circle Award-winner/ DGA Award, two-time Golden Globe and five-time Emmy Award nominee Robert Allan Ackerman, BLOOD returns to the The Complex in Hollywood beginning Oct. 14. (more...)

Tickets Now Available for JERSEY BOYS at New Orleans Saenger Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Tickets will go on sale Friday, Sept. 23, at 10 a.m. for the returning New Orleans engagement of the Tony®, Grammy® and Oliver Award-winning hit musical JERSEY BOYS, the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. Presented by the New Orleans Theatre Association, JERSEY BOYS will make its Saenger Theatre debut Dec. 13 - 18, 2016, as a show option of the East Jefferson General Hospital Broadway in New Orleans 2016 - 2017 season. (more...)

Photo Flash: Imani Enterprises Presents SHE SAID/ HE SAID
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Imani Enterprises presents the Toronto premiere of She Said/He Said, created and directed by award-winning artist Anne-Marie Woods (aka Amani). She Said/He Said is a play where spoken word, theatre, conflict and comedy join hands for a tragi-comic and complex look at relationships. The female/male rapport is laid bare in this battle of wits with the multi-talented Woods starring as SHE and Dora Mavor Moore Award winner Matthew G Brown as HE. She Said/He Said runs Wednesday, September 14 through Sunday, September 18 (with Media Night September 15) at Native Earth's AKI Studio (inside Daniels Spectrum) in Regent Park. (more...)

Licensing Rights to HONEYMOON IN VEGAS Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Theatrical licensor Music Theatre International (MTI) has made available worldwide licensing rights to Broadway's HONEYMOON IN VEGAS. (more...)

Nicolas Dromard and Drew Seeley Will Join JERSEY BOYS Later This Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

The producers of the Tony, Grammy & Olivier Award-Winning Best Musical Jersey Boysannounced today that Nicolas Dromard and Drew Seeley will join the Broadway cast in the roles of Tommy DeVito and Bob Gaudio (respectively) beginning Tuesday, September 20th. Richard H. Blake and Quinn VanAntwerp will play their final performances this Sunday, September 18th. (more...)

Cast Will Sing, Dance AND Play the Music for Bay Area Children's Theatre Production of Seussical!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

The Cat in the Hat accompanying himself on the piano? Yes, and the accordion, harmonica, melodica and ukulele as well. That's what families will see when the Bay Area Children's Theatre (BACT) presents Seussical, TYA, a streamlined, kid-friendly version of the exuberant Broadway musical that brings to life everyone's favorite Dr. Seuss characters, including Horton the Elephant, Gertrude Mc Fuzz, Mayzie LaBird and other inhabitants of the captivating worlds imagined by the late, great American writer and illustrator Theodor Seuss Geisel.  (more...)

Bryce Pinkham, Andy Karl & Orfeh in SONGS FROM THE CRYPT and More Set for October at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its October 2016 schedule, featuring Pharoah Sanders Quartet, Ron Carter Big Band, Eliane Elias, ShowBiz After Hours with Frank DiLella, Jane Monheit, Kurt Elling, Jane Bunnett and Maqueque, Natalie Douglas, Bryce Pinkham, Jim Caruso's Cast Party and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Players Club of Swarthmore to Open Season with CURTAINS Comedy Murder Mystery
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

The Players Club of Swarthmore opens its 106th season of spectacular theater with the Kander and Ebb murder mystery musical comedy Curtains, Sept 23 to Oct 8, for ten performances at 614 Fairview Ave. in Swarthmore.  (more...)

WICKED to Hold Day-Of Ticket Lottery at PPAC This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

A day-of-performance lottery for a limited number of orchestra seats will be held for WICKED, which is returning to the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) with performances from Wednesday, September 21 - Saturday, October 8, 2016. In Providence, WICKED is part of the Taco/White Family Foundation Broadway Series. (more...)

Photo Flash: James L. Nederlander and ON YOUR FEET! Cast, Creatives Attend 2016 Great Sports Legends Dinner
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis, the fundraising arm of the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, honored an unparalleled group of Hall of Famers, Gold Medalists, World Champions and philanthropists in front of a crowd of over 1,300 supporters tonight at the Waldorf Astoria in New York, raising millions toward spinal cord injury research during the 31st Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner. Scroll down for a photo of honoree James L. Nederlander with Broadway's ON YOUR FEET! stars Ektor Rivera and Ana Villafane and creators Gloria and Emilio Estefan! (more...)

GREASE at Curve Announces Full Cast
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Curve today announces casting for their Christmas production of the hit musical Grease. Dex Lee and Jessica Paul lead the cast as Danny Zuko and Sandy Dumbrowski with Keisha Atwell, Darren Bennett, Sophie Camble, Jonny Fines, Courtney George, Luke George, Shobna Gulati, Patrick Harper, Abigayle Honeywill, Sophie Isaacs, Max Jorquera, Sinead Kenny, Nathanael Landskroner, Michael Lin, Martin McCarthy, Sam Murphy, Djalenga Scott, Justin Thomas and Natalie Woods completing the company. The production opens on 1 December, with previews from 26 November, and runs until 14 January. (more...)

Off-Broadway Co-Stars Amanda Seyfried & Thomas Sadoski to Tie the Knot
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Amanda Seyfried, 30 and Thomas Sadoski, 40, will be tying the knot. 'Tommy and Amanda recently got engaged and shared the happy news with family and close friends,' a source close to the costars tells Us. (more...)

Patrick Rinn to Return to The Triad with One-Man Show
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Patrick Rinn returns with his updated one-man show 'I NEVER PROMISED YOU ... ROSE GARDEN' at NYC's famed Triad Theatre, (158 W. 72nd St.), for one performance only on Wed. Sept 28, 2016 at 7:00pm. (more...)

Patrick Rinn Returns to the Triad with His One-Man Show
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

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Photo Coverage: Michael Riedel Talks Theatre At The Friars Club
by Stephen Sorokoff - Sep 13, 2016

Michael Riedel, theater columnist for the New York Post and author of the best selling book RAZZLE DAZZLE The Battle For Broadway, led a panel discussion at the Friars Club last night.  The book is advertised with the slogan, "everything you wanted to know about Broadway, but were afraid to ask"!  (more...)

Lynn Nottage's SWEAT Rounds Out Cast at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

The Public Theater announced complete casting today for the New York premiere of SWEAT by Lynn Nottage. (more...)

URINETOWN, EVITA, GOOD PEOPLE and More Set for Lake Worth Playhouse's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Lake Worth Playhouse has announced its 2016-17 season. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Clybourne Park Opens Next Week at Theatre UCF
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

 Theatre UCF opens Clybourne Park Thursday, September 22 in UCF's Black Box theatre. The play, written by Bruce Norris, runs through Sunday, Oct. 2. (more...)

Cast Complete for JAG Productions & ArtisTree's CHOIR BOY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

The complete cast is set for the upcoming Vermont Premiere of Tarell Alvin McCraney's CHOIR BOY, a gospel-infused play that will run at Briggs Opera House in White River Junction, VT. The show, directed by Jarvis Antonio Green, begins previews on November 3 and opens on November 5. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Watch GREASE LIVE Producer Marc Platt Accept His Emmy!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 12, 2016

Below, watch as Platt accepts his Emmy for Outstanding Special Class Program! (more...)

BWW Review: STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE at Kansas City Actors Theatre
by Sara Brown - Sep 12, 2016

Cinnamon Schultz embodies the role of Blanche DuBois in Kansas City Actors Theater's hauntingly beautiful production of 'Streetcar Named Desire.' (more...)

Scoop: LUCIFER on FOX - Today, September 13, 2016
by TV Scoop - Sep 12, 2016

Get all the scoop on LUCIFER , airing on FOX on today, September 13, 2016! (more...)

Scoop: MASTERS OF ILLUSION on THE CW - Friday, September 16, 2016
by - Sep 12, 2016

Get all the scoop on MASTERS OF ILLUSION, airing on THE CW on Friday, September 16, 2016! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Go Inside LYRICS FOR LIFE with Mackenzie Ziegler, Casey Simpson & More!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 12, 2016

Mackenzie Ziegler ('Dance Moms') and Casey Simpson (Nickelodeon's 'Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn') hosted Lyrics For Life on Sat, Sept 10, 2016 at Symphony Space. Held on World Suicide Prevention Day, the event aims to raise awareness for suicide prevention and mental health. Proceeds benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, the nation's largest non-profit dedicated to saving lives and bringing hope to those affected by suicide. (more...)

UPDATE GREASE: LIVE! Wins Fourth Creative Emmy Award for Special Class Variety
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 11, 2016

FOX's live production of GREASE LIVE made TV history by earning a total of ten EMMY AWARD nominations this year, the most nominations ever received for a live musical. At tonight's Creative Emmy Awards presentation, the broadcast picked up an Emmy for Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction For A Variety Special. (more...)

Tune in Alert: Norm Lewis to Sing National Anthem at US Open at 4pm on ESPN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2016

Today at 4pm on ESPN, Norm Lewis will perform the 'Star Spangled-Banner' ahead of the US Open men's final. He also will be joined by the United States Marine Corps for the traditional unfurling of the court-sized flag during the performance. Broadway is all over the sports world this weekend, with a performance yesterday by Renee Elise Goldsberry, and also today by Kristin Chenoweth on Sunday Night Football. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Norm Lewis Sings National Anthem at US Open!
by Stage Tube - Sep 11, 2016

Today Norm Lewis, joined by the US Marine Corps performed the 'Star Spangled-Banner' ahead of the US Open men's final and we've got the video!.  (more...)

Music By The Sea Presents Ian Cooper and Ambre Hammond 10/1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2016

MUSIC BY THE SEA (http://www.musicbythesea.com.au) Presents Ian Cooper (violin) Ambre Hammond (piano) Saturday, 1st October, 7:30pm, Sandgate Town Hall (more...)

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