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Roger Daltrey's TOMMY Tour Cancels 3 UK ShowsRoger Daltrey's TOMMY Tour Cancels 3 UK Shows
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2011

Roger Daltrey is touring a new rendition of 'Tommy,' the classic Who rock opera throughout the United Kingdom and North America. But according to Pollstar.com, three shows in England were recently cancelled due to poor ticket sales. (more...)

James Joyce Center's Bloomsday 2011 Held June 11-16James Joyce Center's Bloomsday 2011 Held June 11-16
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2011

The James Joyce Centre is gearing up for the 2011 Bloomsday celebrations. This year's Festival will run from 11th - 16th June and features many free and also some ticketed events. For full details go to: www.jamesjoyce.ie (more...)

The Who's Tommy Plays The Eagle Theatre June 10-25The Who's Tommy Plays The Eagle Theatre June 10-25
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2011

Stage Left Productions will perform the critically acclaimed musical The Who's Tommy at the Eagle Theatre, located at 208 Vine Street in Hammonton, at 8pm on June 10, 11, 17, 18, 23, 24 and 25 and 3pm on June 12 and 19. (more...)

Tracy Letts' BUG Opens 5/27 at Redtwist TheatreTracy Letts' BUG Opens 5/27 at Redtwist Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2011

Redtwist is located at 1044 W Bryn Mawr, 2 blks W of LSD, 2 blks E of the Red Line El station. Street parking (paybox until 9pm) is available on Bryn Mawr, side streets, and Broadway. Reserve 48 hours in advance. Credit cards accepted by phone and email to guarantee seating. (more...)

Mario Cantone, Rachel Dratch, et al. Set for CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY Tonys Edition, 6/6Mario Cantone, Rachel Dratch, et al. Set for CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY Tonys Edition, 6/6
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2011

The 2009 Drama Desk Award winner Celebrity Autobiography performs a special one-night-only Broadway themed edition-Celebrity Autobiography Salutes the Tony Awards-on Monday, June 6 at 7:00pm at New York's Triad Theater, 158 West 72 Street, with a cast that is scheduled to include Mario Cantone, Rachel Dratch, Tovah Feldshuh, Eugene Pack, Dayle Reyfel, Julian Sands, and Alan Zweibel (as well as more to be announced). (more...)

Review - The Best Is Yet To Come: The Music of Cy ColemanReview - The Best Is Yet To Come: The Music of Cy Coleman
by Ben Peltz - May 26, 2011

With an uneventful 6pm coming and going on the evening of May 21st, I rested comfortably that night secure in the knowledge that any predictions of the arrival of Judgment Day were, at the very least, miscalculations.  But the next evening, as I sat watching David Burnham, Sally Mayes, Howard McGillin, Billy Stritch, Lillias White and Rachel York perform eight-five minutes of songs composed by Broadway's heppist hepcat, Cy Coleman, you'd have a tough time convincing me I'd not been raptured into Heaven. (more...)

Oak Park Festival Theatre Presents Henry V 7/14-8/20Oak Park Festival Theatre Presents Henry V 7/14-8/20
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2011

Oak Park Festival Theatre presents Shakespeare's Henry V, directed by Kevin Theis, to be performed in Austin Gardens in the 100 block of N. Forest Ave. in downtown Oak Park, IL. (more...)

Jersey Boys to perform on the Intrepid for Fleet Week 5/27Jersey Boys to perform on the Intrepid for Fleet Week 5/27
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2011

The cast of JERSEY BOYS, the Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical, will perform on the Intrepid for Fleet Week on Friday, May 27 beginning at 12:00pm. (more...)

Electric Zoo Announces Lineup 9/2-4Electric Zoo Announces Lineup 9/2-4
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2011

ELECTRIC ZOO 2011- New York's Electronic Music Festival September 2, 3, 4 (Labor Day Weekend)@ Randall's Island Park, NYC (more...)

Urban Cowboy: The Musical Saddles Up At Miller Outdoor TheatreUrban Cowboy: The Musical Saddles Up At Miller Outdoor Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2011

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) will present Urban Cowboy: The Musical from July 14 - 19, 2011. (more...)

WICKED Returns To Omaha May 25- June 12WICKED Returns To Omaha May 25- June 12
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2011

After breaking box office records and selling out in record time in 2009, WICKED, Broadway's biggest blockbuster, returns to Omaha's Orpheum Theater, Wednesday, May 25 through Sunday, June 12, 2011. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for May 25th, 2011'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for May 25th, 2011
by Paul W. Thompson - May 25, 2011

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to New York. 'Smash,' new CD releases, 'Follies,' 'Trogg!,' 'Earthqueef,' 'Show Boat' at Lyric Opera, Alan Cumming, more.... (more...)

 Billy Elliot Stars Hit 92YTribeca Today Billy Elliot Stars Hit 92YTribeca Today
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2011

Two stars of the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Billy Elliot talk about what it's like to bring to life the story of a young man who stumbles out of the boxing ring and into a ballet class, discovering a surprising talent that changes his life forever. The actors playing Billy and his teacher sing some of the tunes that inspired The New York Post to call Billy Elliot Elton John's 'best score yet.' (more...)

Little White Bird & Good To Go Presents BROADWAY SESSIONS May 26Little White Bird & Good To Go Presents BROADWAY SESSIONS May 26
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2011

Little White Bird Productions & Good To Go Entertainment, Inc. present BROADWAY SESSIONS (more...)

Huntington Completes Season with Captors and Private LivesHuntington Completes Season with Captors and Private Lives
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2011

Huntington Theatre Company completes its 30th Anniversary Season with the world premiere of Captors by Evan M. Wiener (Monogamy) and directed by Huntington Artistic Director Peter DuBois, and Noel Coward's stylish, savvy comedy Private Lives, directed by Tony Award nominee Maria Aitken (Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps). (more...)

Magic Futurebox Presents NYC Premiere of DEMON DREAMSMagic Futurebox Presents NYC Premiere of DEMON DREAMS
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2011

Magic Futurebox is proud to present the second in the Playwright Spotlight series of works by LARK PONY fellow Tommy Smith, the NYC premiere of DEMON DREAMS: a children's musical (for all audiences) featuring music by Paul D. Miller AKA DJ Spooky. (more...)

Tracy Letts' BUG Opens 5/27 at Redtwist TheatreTracy Letts' BUG Opens 5/27 at Redtwist Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2011

Redtwist is located at 1044 W Bryn Mawr, 2 blks W of LSD, 2 blks E of the Red Line El station. Street parking (paybox until 9pm) is available on Bryn Mawr, side streets, and Broadway. Reserve 48 hours in advance. Credit cards accepted by phone and email to guarantee seating. (more...)

REO Speedwagon Celebrates 30th Anniversary With Re-releaseREO Speedwagon Celebrates 30th Anniversary With Re-release
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2011

The year 1981 marks the debut of the groundbreaking MTV Networks and, simultaneously, as MTV was hitting the airwaves, REO Speedwagon held the #1 album spot with their multi-platinum Hi Infidelity, making an impression that has also come to last decades. (more...)

Cape May Stage Welcomes Back Dave Konig, June 6Cape May Stage Welcomes Back Dave Konig, June 6
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2011

Everyone's favorite Hebrew School Dropout is back! Cape May Stage, South Jersey's premier Equity theater, is pleased to welcome back Dave Konig, writer and star of last summer's Hebrew School Dropout, Or: How I Converted from Judaism to Catholicism and Back to Judaism AND Lost Those Stubborn Last 10 Pounds! His hilarious and touching one-man show had Cape May Stage audiences in stitches during a sold out performance last June. This time, Konig will have you splitting your sides with The Further Adventures of a Hebrew School Dropout, detailing all new exploits. (more...)

Review - Lucky Guy & Sister ActReview - Lucky Guy & Sister Act
by Ben Peltz - May 24, 2011

Unless the names 'Noel' and 'Coward' are involved, I tend to be a bit wary about musicals with the book, music, lyrics and direction all by the same person, but Willard Beckham makes a very entertaining go of it with his campy, country/western musical comedy, Lucky Guy. (more...)

Tix Go On Sale For Benedum Center's WICKED 5/23Tix Go On Sale For Benedum Center's WICKED 5/23
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2011

Patrons have the opportunity to purchase single tickets to WICKED Monday, May 23, at 7:00 a.m. EST in person at the Box Office at Theater Square, 655 Penn Avenue; and 9:00 a.m. EST by phone (412) 456-4800 and online at wicked.pgharts.org (more...)

Photo Coverage: NFT 40th Reunion Awards Starry Gala ArrivalsPhoto Coverage: NFT 40th Reunion Awards Starry Gala Arrivals
by Walter McBride - May 23, 2011

Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre (NFT) celebrated its 40th anniversary with a special Gala at the historic Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street) last night, May 22nd. This special event saluting NFT, for 40 years a seminal force in Black Theater, was co-hosted by Randall Pinkston (CBS News) and Lynn Whitfield. Chairmen for the event were Laurence Fishburne, John Morning and Susan Taylor. The Honorary Chair was Dr. Maya Angelou. BroadwayWorld was there for the festivities, and brings you coverage of the starry arrivals below! (more...)

Queen Latifah Launches Exclusive New Lifestyle Brand on HSNQueen Latifah Launches Exclusive New Lifestyle Brand on HSN
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2011

Queen Latifah, winner of Grammy, Golden Globe and SAG awards, has partnered with leading multichannel retailer HSN for the exclusive launch of the Queen Collection, her first-ever lifestyle brand. (more...)

Michael Thomas Holmes, Matthew Risch, Leslie Kritzer, Morgan James to Star in GUYS & DOLLS at BSCMichael Thomas Holmes, Matthew Risch, Leslie Kritzer, Morgan James to Star in GUYS & DOLLS at BSC
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2011

Guys and Dolls, the ‘musical fable of Broadway', kicks off Barrington Stage Company's 2011 Mainstage Season for a five-week run from June 15 through July 16. The award-winning regional theatre in downtown Pittsfield celebrates its 17th season in the Berkshires under the leadership of Julianne Boyd, Artistic Director, and Tristan Wilson, Managing Director. Directed by Tony Award-winner John Rando (Urinetown), the Guys and Dolls press opening is Sunday, May 19 at 5 (more...)

DOROTHY STRELSIN FRESH INK PLAY READING SERIES Held May 23- June 1DOROTHY STRELSIN FRESH INK PLAY READING SERIES Held May 23- June 1
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2011

Primary Stages (Casey Childs, Founder & Executive Producer; Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director; Elliot Fox, Managing Director), in keeping with its mission of inspiring, supporting and sharing the art of playwriting, has announced the line-up for the annual Fresh Ink Reading Series, with staged readings of new plays by members of the Dorothy Strelsin New American Writers Group: Bekah Brunstetter, David Caudle, Cheri Magid, Rogelio Martinez, Janine Nabers, Tommy Smith, and Adam Szymkowicz. (more...)

Performance Space 122 Presents the World Premiere of RADIO PLAY, Closes 5/22Performance Space 122 Presents the World Premiere of RADIO PLAY, Closes 5/22
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2011

Performance Space 122 presents the WORLD PREMIERE of RADIO PLAY by Reggie Watts & Tommy Smith for the final time on Sunday, May 22, 2011 (more...)

Whoopi Goldberg, Spike Lee, et al. to Present at NFT Gala, 5/22Whoopi Goldberg, Spike Lee, et al. to Present at NFT Gala, 5/22
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2011

Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre (NFT) will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a special Gala at the historic Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street) on Sunday evening, May 22nd. This special event saluting NFT for 40 years a seminal force in Black Theater, will be co-hosted by Randall Pinkston (CBS News) and Emmy Award-winner Lynn Whitfield. (more...)

THE WHO'S TOMMY Closes at Media Theatre 5/22THE WHO'S TOMMY Closes at Media Theatre 5/22
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2011

The rock musical 'The Who's Tommy' ends its run at The Media Theatre May 22. (more...)

The Who's Tommy Plays The Eagle Theatre June 10-25The Who's Tommy Plays The Eagle Theatre June 10-25
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2011

Stage Left Productions will perform the critically acclaimed musical The Who's Tommy at the Eagle Theatre, located at 208 Vine Street in Hammonton, at 8pm on June 10, 11, 17, 18, 23, 24 and 25 and 3pm on June 12 and 19. (more...)

Playwright Raimondo Cortese Awarded The Patrick White Playwrights' FellowshipPlaywright Raimondo Cortese Awarded The Patrick White Playwrights' Fellowship
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2011

The first ever recipient of The Patrick White Playwrights' Fellowship was announced at a special event at Sydney Theatre Company on Friday 20 May at 8pm. Playwright Raimondo Cortese was honoured with the $25,000 year-long Fellowship, a new position for an established playwright that will see him participate in a range of activities at STC including leading playwriting workshops and participating in a mentoring programme for two emerging playwrights. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Luis Salgado BWW Interviews: Luis Salgado
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - May 20, 2011

El bailarín y coreógrafo Luis Salgado, que ha estado en Madrid para impartir unas Master Class sobre Teatro Musical y Latin Fusion y formó parte de la compañía de In The Heights en Broadway, nos habla sobre sus comienzos, R.Evolución Latina y sus futuros proyectos. (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre Presents The Second City June 15-19Long Wharf Theatre Presents The Second City June 15-19
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2011

Long Wharf Theatre will present the improv and sketch comedy show The Best of Second City from June 15-19 on the Mainstage. (more...)

Tix Go On Sale For Benedum Center's WICKED 5/23Tix Go On Sale For Benedum Center's WICKED 5/23
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2011

Patrons have the opportunity to purchase single tickets to WICKED Monday, May 23, at 7:00 a.m. EST in person at the Box Office at Theater Square, 655 Penn Avenue; and 9:00 a.m. EST by phone (412) 456-4800 and online at wicked.pgharts.org (more...)

WICKED Returns to the Fox Theatre 9/14-10/9WICKED Returns to the Fox Theatre 9/14-10/9
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2011

After breaking box office records and selling out in record time in 2006 and 2008, WICKED, Broadway's biggest blockbuster, will return to Atlanta's Fabulous Fox Theatre from September 14-October 9, as a special to the Broadway Across America - Atlanta 2011-12 season. (more...)

Kingsborough Hosts HOT SUMMER NIGHTS! Free Outdoor Concert Series 2011Kingsborough Hosts HOT SUMMER NIGHTS! Free Outdoor Concert Series 2011
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2011

On Stage at Kingsborough (formerly known as Kingsborough Performing Arts Center), on the oceanfront campus of Kingsborough Community College, announces its 2011 series of free outdoor concerts during the month of July. (more...)

Cabrillo Presents THE SOUND OF MUSIC, Opens July 22Cabrillo Presents THE SOUND OF MUSIC, Opens July 22
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2011

The hills will be alive in Thousand Oaks as Cabrillo Music Theatre proudly announces its brand-new production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE SOUND OF MUSIC. (more...)

Michael Cerveris to Take Part in Lisps CD Release, 5/20Michael Cerveris to Take Part in Lisps CD Release, 5/20
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2011

Broadway veteran Michael Cerveris is set to take part in the CD release party for The Lisps' 'Are We at the Movies?,' at the Rock Shop on May 20. (more...)

Hush The Musical Plays The Triad Theatre 5/19-26Hush The Musical Plays The Triad Theatre 5/19-26
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2011

Hush the Musical Review, a production from Charles Mandracchia & the Frizzi & Lazzi Musical Theatre Company, played five sold out Off-off Broadway at the Roy Arias Theatrs, NYC returns for an encore, two performance run at the world famous Triad Theatre, NYC. (more...)

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Presents Tom Rocco June 5The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Presents Tom Rocco June 5
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2011

Pittsburgh-bred, NYC-based actor and singer, Tom Rocco, will be coming home to the Cabaret at Theater Square on Sunday, June 5th to celebrate the release of his new, live-recording CD, "My Big, Fat, Proposition 8 Wedding." (more...)

The New Group & Tectonic Theater Project Present ONE ARM May 19- July 2The New Group & Tectonic Theater Project Present ONE ARM May 19- July 2
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2011

The New Group and Tectonic Theater Project proudly present One Arm, set to play May 19 - July 2 in a limited Off-Broadway engagement marking a New York premiere. (more...)

Disney's Camp Rock: The Musical Performs At Miller Outdoor Theater 6/8-10Disney's Camp Rock: The Musical Performs At Miller Outdoor Theater 6/8-10
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2011

It will be the definitive jam session of the summer when Theatre Under The Stars' Humphreys School of Musical Theatre presents FREE performances of Disney's Camp Rock: The Musical at Miller Outdoor Theatre June 8 - 10, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. (more...)

GYPSY Opens at Contra Costa Civic Theatre 6/17GYPSY Opens at Contra Costa Civic Theatre 6/17
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2011

'Let us entertain you...' with Jule Styne and Stehpen Sondheim's musical fable of a determined mother living her life vicariously through her children. This American saga puts Madame Rose center stage as a fearless and endlessly resourceful stage mother determined to survive The Depression by pushing her daughters into the spotlight. (more...)

Jeff Calhoun to Direct A STRANGE AND SEPARATE PEOPLE at Studio Theatre; Opens 7/14Jeff Calhoun to Direct A STRANGE AND SEPARATE PEOPLE at Studio Theatre; Opens 7/14
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2011

'A Strange and Separate People' by Jon Marans will be presented Off Broadway at Theatre Row - Studio Theatre, 410 West 42nd Street, beginning July 14th and Opening Tuesday, July 19th. Daryl Roth and Stacy Shane / ManUnderdog Prods., the original Off Broadway producers of Marans critically acclaimed, award-winning play from last season, The Temperamentals are producing the play. It will be directed by Jeff Calhoun. (more...)

A STRANGE AND SEPARATE PEOPLE Opens Off-B'way July 14A STRANGE AND SEPARATE PEOPLE Opens Off-B'way July 14
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2011

"A Strange and Separate People" by Jon Marans will be presented Off Broadway at Theatre Row - Studio Theatre, 410 West 42nd Street, beginning July 14th and Opening Tuesday, July 19th. (more...)

JERSEY BOYS Celebrates Summer WIth New Performance TimesJERSEY BOYS Celebrates Summer WIth New Performance Times
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2011

To celebrate summer, Sunday performances of the international multi award-winning hit musical JERSEY BOYS at the Prince Edward Theatre will start at the later time of 5.00pm from Sunday 5 June, for 13 weeks through to 28 August. (more...)

Lincoln Center Announces MIDSUMMER NIGHT SWING, 6/27-7/2Lincoln Center Announces MIDSUMMER NIGHT SWING, 6/27-7/2
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2011

Lincoln Center's 23rd season of Midsummer Night Swing kicks off on Monday, June 27th with a FREE Dancer Appreciation Night. Fans of New York's hottest outdoor dance party can try out the new dance floor at the band shell in Damrosch Park as they lindy hop to the sound of the Jonathan Stout Orchestra featuring Hilary Alexander. (more...)

FELA! et al. Set for Sadler's Wells Autumn 2011 SeasonFELA! et al. Set for Sadler's Wells Autumn 2011 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2011

Sadler's Wells announces its Autumn 2011 Season. The Autumn 2011 Season at Sadler's Wells is now on sale from Monday 23 May 2011 Sadler's Wells Ticket Office: 0844 424 4300 or visit: www.sadlerswells.com (more...)

STAGE TUBE: NORMAL HEART's Jim Parsons Visits THE LATE SHOWSTAGE TUBE: NORMAL HEART's Jim Parsons Visits THE LATE SHOW
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 17, 2011

Currently starring in the Broadway revival of THE NORMAL HEART, Emmy-winner Jim Parsons just stopped by 'The Late Show with David Letterman' to chat about Broadway audiances, telethons, and more! (more...)

SUMMERFEST And Cellular Announce 2011 Emerging Artists SeriesSUMMERFEST And Cellular Announce 2011 Emerging Artists Series
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2011

Summerfest officials are excited to announce the Emerging Artists Series lineup slated for the U.S. Cellular® Connection Stage with Leinenkugel's and FM 102/1 during Summerfest '11. (more...)

Infinity Theatre Company Opens in Annapolis with 'My Way,' 6/16Infinity Theatre Company Opens in Annapolis with 'My Way,' 6/16
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2011

Infinity Theatre Company brings professional singers and musicians to perform an evening of the greatest songs of the twentieth century, in the Annapolis premiere of 'My Way, A Musical Tribute to FRANK SINATRA', which is a favorite of the biggest regional theatres across the country. (more...)

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