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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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VIDEO: Go Inside the Studio for A BRONX TALE's 'Belmont Avenue'; Original Broadway Cast Album Out Today!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Ghostlight Records releases the album of the hit musical A BRONX TALE in digital formats today, Friday, March 24 with CDs in stores and online Friday, May 12. CDs will be available at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street), where the show is currently running, beginning mid-April. Below, go inside the recording studio with the cast performing 'Belmont Avenue'! (more...)

BWW Review: TRAINSPOTTING LIVE a Razor-Sharp, Cold Sweat Sensation at fortyfive downstairs
by Brodie Paparella - Mar 24, 2017

BWW Review: TRAINSPOTTING LIVE a RAazor-Sharp Cold Sweat Sensation at fortyfive downstairs (more...)

West End's Chloe Taylor Adds Touch of Magic to A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Epstein Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

The Epstein Theatre has announced the full casting for its first ever Shakespeare production. (more...)

2017 Elliot Norton Awards Celebrates Alternative Acts Theme & Announce Guest of Honor Cherry Jones
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

The Boston Theater Critics Association has announced that the 35th annual Elliot Norton Awards will feature the theme ALTERNATIVE ACTS, celebrating the Boston area's theater community, future artists, and the importance of the arts in our country. Two-time Tony Award-winning actress Cherry Jones will be the Guest of Honor at the much-anticipated annual event, which will be held on Monday, May 15, 2017 at 7 PM, at the Huntington Theatre Company's BU Theatre. A portion of the evening's proceeds will be donated to the Boston Arts Academy to support the region's next generation of artists. (more...)

OUT THERE ON FRIED MEAT RIDGE RD Follows Sold Out Run with Transfer to Trafalgar Studios 2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Following a sell-out, award-nominated run at the White Bear Theatre, Keith Stevenson's comedy Out There On Fried Meat Ridge Rd. transfers to Trafalgar Studios this May. (more...)

Turnaround Artists to Bring the 1940s to The Playhouse with IN THE MOOD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

IN THE MOOD, A 1940s Big Band Music Revue presented by Turnaround Artists will appear at The Playhouse on Rodney Square for two shows on Thursday, April 6 at 2PM & 7:30PM. (more...)

Tron Theatre Presents CORIOLANUS VANISHES Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

???????This April, Fire Exit in co-production with Tron Theatre is delighted to present the world premiere of CORIOLANUS VANISHES, a contemporary tragedy written and performed by renowned theatre-maker and Artistic Director of Fire Exit, David Leddy. (more...)

American Theater Group Brings Topical New Play to SOPAC Loft Staged Reading of A GOOD FARMER
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

American Theater Group, the South Orange Performing Arts Center's  new theatre company in-residence, presents a staged reading of A Good Farmer by Sharyn Rothstein on Sunday, April 2 at 7 p.m.  The powerful story, set in upstate New York, tells a compelling tale of one family's struggle to maintain their farm through adversity. The wheels of crisis are set into motion when they hire a Mexican immigrant to help them. The topical play highlights the humanity of those whose only crime was to come to American and make a better life for their families, and the bonds we all share as immigrants seeking the American dream.  (more...)

Irresistible Comedy BAD DATES to Complete Huntington's 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

The 15th anniversary production of Theresa Rebeck's irresistible comedy Bad Dates will complete the Huntington Theatre Company's 2017-2018 season. Bad Dates will be directed by Huntington favorite Jessica Stone (This season's Ripcord and Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike at the Huntington), and the play joins the previously announced seven titles in the 2017-2018 season. (more...)

BWW Review: JERSEY BOYS Sing Their Way Onto The Bushnell's Stage
by Carissa Chesanek - Mar 23, 2017

There's a reason why the musical, Jersey Boys is such a hit, and last night the audience at The Bushnell got to experience all the hype.  (more...)

Tribeca Film Festival Announces Tribeca TV 2017 Lineup
by TV News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

The 2017 Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, today announced the lineup for the second annual television festival, Tribeca TV, featuring a mix of world premieres of some of the most talked-about new series/ (more...)

Broadway-Bound ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE Finds Full Company for La Jolla Playhouse Run
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

La Jolla Playhouse announced today the complete casting and public on-sale date for its world-premiere musical Escape to Margaritaville, featuring the songs of legendary singer-songwriter-author Jimmy Buffett. (more...)

Scoop: TRAINING DAY on CBS - Saturday, April 15, 2017
by TV Scoop - Mar 23, 2017

Get all the scoop on TRAINING DAY, airing on CBS on Saturday, April 15, 2017! (more...)

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...)

BWW's On This Day - March 22, 2017
by - Mar 22, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 22 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Hell in a Handbag Productions Presents LADY X – A MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Hell in a Handbag Productions is pleased to open its 15th season with the world premiere of LADY X - A MUSICAL, a shocking expose ripped from the headlines of yesteryear, playing from April 21 - June 10, 2017 at Mary's Attic, 5400 N. Clark St. in Chicago. Single tickets and season subscriptions are currently available at www.handbagproductions.org or by calling (800) 838-3006. (more...)

Acts To Grind Theatre Presents Melodramedy CLOSER at MainLine Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Set in London 1997, four lives intertwine over the course of four and a half years in this densely plotted, stinging look at modern love and betrayal. (more...)

BWW Women in Theater: March 2017
by Lauren Yarger - Mar 22, 2017

Women in theater news for March 2017 (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...)

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...)

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...)

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