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More Details on MCC's Production of CARRIE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2010

MCC THEATER (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey, Artistic Directors; William Cantler, Associate Artistic Director; Blake West, Executive Director) today announced that they will team with director Stafford Arima (Altar Boyz, West End production of Ragtime) to develop the little seen but widely known musical Carrie for an upcoming season. (more...)

Broadway Next for A.R.T.'s PORGY AND BESS?
by BWW - May 9, 2011

The New York Times suggests today that after a widly successful industry presentation in New York on Sunday, the American Repertory Theater's production of Porgy and Bess, starring Audra McDonald, Norm Lewis, David ALan Grier, and Joshua Henry, may be headed to Broadway as early as next season. The production of the Gershwin classic, will open A.R.T.'s 2011-2 season on August 14 at the Loeb Drama Center. Porgy and Bess is written by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin, is adapted by Suzan-Lori Parks and Diedre Murray, and will be directed by A.R.T. Artistic Director Diane Paulus (Hair). (more...)

Jennifer Leigh Warren Tributes Shirley Bassey in DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER, 6/16
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2011

Chris Isaacson and the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center's Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center proudly present the premiere of Jennifer Leigh Warren in 'DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER: the songs of Dame Shirley Bassey,' which will make its Los Angeles debut on June 16 at The Renberg Theatre, 1125 N. McCadden Place in Hollywood, with acclaimed Director Richard Jay-Alexander (Barbra Streisand, Bette Midler 'Kiss My Brass' Tour, Bernadette Peters) at the helm. (more...)

Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Presents DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2011

Chris Isaacson and the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center's Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center proudly present the premiere of Jennifer Leigh Warren in "DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER: the songs of Dame Shirley Bassey," which will make its Los Angeles debut on June 16 at The Renberg Theatre, 1125 N. McCadden Place in Hollywood, with acclaimed Director Richard Jay-Alexander (Barbra Streisand, Bette Midler 'Kiss My Brass' Tour, Bernadette Peters) at the helm. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 5/4/11
by - May 4, 2011

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 5/4/11. (more...)

New Rep Presents HOT MIKADO, Runs 5/3-5/22 at the Arsenal Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2010

New Repertory Theatre, in residence at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, is thrilled to present Hot Mikado, book and lyrics adapted by David H. Bell with musical adaptation and arrangements by Rob Bowman. Hot Mikado opens for the press on Monday, May 3, 2010 at 7:30pm and plays through Saturday, May 22, 2010 at the Arsenal Center for the Arts in the Charles Mosesian Theater. (more...)

BWW TV: Ruggiero & More Talk Goodspeed's SHOW BOAT; Meet the Company!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 26, 2011

Goodspeed Musicals, the first two-time Tony Award winning theatre in the country, will breathe new life into the indelible American classic Show Boat. This heart-wrenching musical from the director who brought you Goodspeed's Camelot and 1776 will run from July 1 - September 11 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Opening night is set for July 27, 2011. BroadwayWorld was on hand to meet the company this week and hear about the production from director Rob Ruggiero and more! (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 5/25/11
by - May 25, 2011

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 5/25/11. (more...)

Drury Lane Oakbrook Ends Run of RAGTIME, 5/23
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2010

Kicking off their 2010 season, Drury Lane Oakbrook, 100 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace, IL, will close their epic production of the nostalgic and powerful portrait of life in turn of the century America, RAGTIME on May 23rd. The production is directed and choreographed by Rachel Rockwell, who received a Jeff Award nomination for her direction of last season's smash hit Miss Saigon. Quentin Earl Darrington will star as "Coalhouse Walker" (Broadway: RAGTIME, National Tours of THE COLOR PURPLE, RAGTIME and THE LION KING; and Regionally RAGTIME at Paper Mill Playhouse; Abyssinia at Goodspeed Opera House; A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC at California Music Theatre, and DREAMGIRLS at Madame Walker Theatre; and Valisia Lekae (Broadway: RAGTIME, 110 IN THE SHADE, THE THREEPENNY OPERA; Off-Broadway: ALMOST HEAVEN; 1st National Tours of ALL SHOOK UP, MAMMA MIA) will star as "Sarah". (more...)

New Rep Presents HOT MIKADO, Through 5/22 at the Arsenal Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2010

New Repertory Theatre, in residence at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, is thrilled to present Hot Mikado, book and lyrics adapted by David H. Bell with musical adaptation and arrangements by Rob Bowman. Hot Mikado opens for the press on Monday, May 3, 2010 at 7:30pm and plays through Saturday, May 22, 2010 at the Arsenal Center for the Arts in the Charles Mosesian Theater. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 5/18/11
by - May 18, 2011

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 5/18/11. (more...)

Goodspeed Announces SHOWBOAT Cast; Begins July 1
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2011

Goodspeed Musicals, the first two-time Tony Award winning theatre in the country, will breathe new life into the indelible American classic Show Boat. This heart-wrenching musical from the director who brought you Goodspeed's Camelot and 1776 will run from July 1 - September 11 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. (more...)

Goodspeed Musicals' SHOWBOAT to Play at Opera House, 7/1 - 11/11
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2011

Goodspeed Musicals, the first two-time Tony Award winning theatre in the country, will breathe new life into the indelible American classic Show Boat. This heart-wrenching musical from the director who brought you Goodspeed's Camelot and 1776 will run from July 1 - September 11 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. (more...)

Sarah Uriarte Berry Leads SHOW BOAT At Goodspeed July 1-September 11
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2011

Goodspeed Musicals, the first two-time Tony Award winning theatre in the country, will breathe new life into the indelible American classic Show Boat. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 5/11/11
by - May 11, 2011

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 5/11/11. (more...)

Lea Salonga, George Takei, Set for ALLEGIANCE Workshop 7/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2011

Executive Producer Lou Spisto today announced The Old Globe's presentation of a developmental workshop of Allegiance - A New American Musical. (more...)

Photo Flash: Opening Night of Drury Lane Oakbrook's RAGTIME
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2010

Kicking off their 2010 season, Drury Lane Oakbrook, 100 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace, IL, presents an epic production of the nostalgic and powerful portrait of life in turn of the century America, RAGTIME. (more...)

Drury Lane Oakbrook Presents RAGTIME
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2010

Kicking off their 2010 season, Drury Lane Oakbrook, 100 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace, IL, presents an epic production of the nostalgic and powerful portrait of life in turn of the century America, RAGTIME. Previewing March 18, opening March 24, and running through May 23, the riveting production will be directed and choreographed by Rachel Rockwell, who received a Jeff Award nomination for her direction of last season's smash hit Miss Saigon. Quentin Earl Darrington will star as "Coalhouse Walker" (Broadway: RAGTIME, National Tours of THE COLOR PURPLE, RAGTIME and THE LION KING; and Regionally RAGTIME at Paper Mill Playhouse; Abyssinia at Goodspeed Opera House; A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC at California Music Theatre, and DREAMGIRLS at Madame Walker Theatre; and Valisia Lekae (Broadway: RAGTIME, 110 IN THE SHADE, THE THREEPENNY OPERA; Off-Broadway: ALMOST HEAVEN; 1st National Tours of ALL SHOOK UP, MAMMA MIA) will star as "Sarah". (more...)

Drury Lane Oakbrook Presents RAGTIME
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2010

Kicking off their 2010 season, Drury Lane Oakbrook, 100 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace, IL, presents an epic production of the nostalgic and powerful portrait of life in turn of the century America, RAGTIME. Previewing March 18, opening March 24, and running through May 23, the riveting production will be directed and choreographed by Rachel Rockwell, who received a Jeff Award nomination for her direction of last season's smash hit Miss Saigon. Quentin Earl Darrington will star as "Coalhouse Walker" (Broadway: RAGTIME, National Tours of THE COLOR PURPLE, RAGTIME and THE LION KING; and Regionally RAGTIME at Paper Mill Playhouse; Abyssinia at Goodspeed Opera House; A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC at California Music Theatre, and DREAMGIRLS at Madame Walker Theatre; and Valisia Lekae (Broadway: RAGTIME, 110 IN THE SHADE, THE THREEPENNY OPERA; Off-Broadway: ALMOST HEAVEN; 1st National Tours of ALL SHOOK UP, MAMMA MIA) will star as "Sarah". (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 6/8/11
by - Jun 8, 2011

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 6/8/11. (more...)

Goodspeed Musicals' SHOWBOAT to Play at Opera House, 7/1 - 11/11
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2011

Goodspeed Musicals, the first two-time Tony Award winning theatre in the country, will breathe new life into the indelible American classic Show Boat. This heart-wrenching musical from the director who brought you Goodspeed's Camelot and 1776 will run from July 1 - September 11 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. (more...)

Sarah Uriarte Berry Leads SHOW BOAT At Goodspeed July 1-September 11
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2011

Goodspeed Musicals, the first two-time Tony Award winning theatre in the country, will breathe new life into the indelible American classic Show Boat. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for THE GERSHWINS' PORGY AND BESS at A.R.T.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2011

A.R.T. American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) opens its 2011-12 season with The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin. The adaptation by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks and Obie Award-winning composer Diedre L. Murray, directed by A.R.T. Artistic Director Diane Paulus, with choreography by Ronald K. Brown, begins previews on August 17 and opens for the reviewing press on August 31 at 7pm. Performances are at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle Street, Cambridge. Tickets for preview performances are currently on sale, remaining tickets for the run go on sale on July 12. (more...)

La Mirada Presents CALIFORNIA DREAMIN' 7/10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2011

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & UPRIGHT CABARET are thrilled to announce the performers for its fifth and final show of their second season, CALIFORNIA DREAMIN', starring vocal powerhouse JAKE SIMPSON (2x 'Star Search' Grand Champion, Oprah Winfrey Favorite), Broadway sensation JENNIFER LEIGH WARREN (Broadway: Little Shop of Horrors, Marie Christine, Big River, Regional: Having It All, The Buddy Holly Story, Diamonds Are Forvever, Cinderella - a Modern Musical Extravaganza), JULIE GARNYE, NATHAN SHRAKE and BROOKE TANSLEY, performing the music of The Mamas and The Papas, Linda Ronstadt and The Eagles. (more...)

Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Presents DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2011

Chris Isaacson and the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center's Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center proudly present the premiere of Jennifer Leigh Warren in "DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER: the songs of Dame Shirley Bassey," which will make its Los Angeles debut on June 16 at The Renberg Theatre, 1125 N. McCadden Place in Hollywood, with acclaimed Director Richard Jay-Alexander (Barbra Streisand, Bette Midler 'Kiss My Brass' Tour, Bernadette Peters) at the helm. (more...)

Jennifer Leigh Warren Tributes Shirley Bassey in DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER, 6/16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2011

Chris Isaacson and the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center's Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center proudly present the premiere of Jennifer Leigh Warren in 'DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER: the songs of Dame Shirley Bassey,' which will make its Los Angeles debut on June 16 at The Renberg Theatre, 1125 N. McCadden Place in Hollywood, with acclaimed Director Richard Jay-Alexander (Barbra Streisand, Bette Midler 'Kiss My Brass' Tour, Bernadette Peters) at the helm. (more...)

Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Presents DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2011

Chris Isaacson and the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center's Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center proudly present the premiere of Jennifer Leigh Warren in "DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER: the songs of Dame Shirley Bassey," which will make its Los Angeles debut on June 16 at The Renberg Theatre, 1125 N. McCadden Place in Hollywood, with acclaimed Director Richard Jay-Alexander (Barbra Streisand, Bette Midler 'Kiss My Brass' Tour, Bernadette Peters) at the helm. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 6/1/11
by - Jun 1, 2011

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 6/1/11. (more...)

La Mirada Presents CALIFORNIA DREAMIN' 7/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2011

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & UPRIGHT CABARET are thrilled to announce the performers for its fifth and final show of their second season, CALIFORNIA DREAMIN', starring vocal powerhouse JAKE SIMPSON (2x 'Star Search' Grand Champion, Oprah Winfrey Favorite), Broadway sensation JENNIFER LEIGH WARREN (Broadway: Little Shop of Horrors, Marie Christine, Big River, Regional: Having It All, The Buddy Holly Story, Diamonds Are Forvever, Cinderella - a Modern Musical Extravaganza), JULIE GARNYE, NATHAN SHRAKE and BROOKE TANSLEY, performing the music of The Mamas and The Papas, Linda Ronstadt and The Eagles. (more...)

Lea Salonga, George Takei Lead ALLEGIANCE Workshop; Begins Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2011

Executive Producer Lou Spisto today announced The Old Globe's presentation of a developmental workshop of Allegiance - A New American Musical. (more...)

La Mirada Presents CALIFORNIA DREAMIN' 7/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2011

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & UPRIGHT CABARET are thrilled to announce the performers for its fifth and final show of their second season, CALIFORNIA DREAMIN', starring vocal powerhouse JAKE SIMPSON (2x 'Star Search' Grand Champion, Oprah Winfrey Favorite), Broadway sensation JENNIFER LEIGH WARREN (Broadway: Little Shop of Horrors, Marie Christine, Big River, Regional: Having It All, The Buddy Holly Story, Diamonds Are Forvever, Cinderella - a Modern Musical Extravaganza), JULIE GARNYE, NATHAN SHRAKE and BROOKE TANSLEY, performing the music of The Mamas and The Papas, Linda Ronstadt and The Eagles. (more...)

Goodspeed's SHOWBOAT Begins Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2011

Goodspeed Musicals, the first two-time Tony Award winning theatre in the country, will breathe new life into the indelible American classic Show Boat. This heart-wrenching musical from the director who brought you Goodspeed's Camelot and 1776 will run from July 1 - September 11 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. (more...)

RENT: THE BROADWAY TOUR Adds Additional Performances at Toronto's Canon Theatre, 1/12-1/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2010

Jeffrey Seller Kevin McCollum Allan S. Gordon have announced an extra week of performances in Toronto of RENT: The Broadway Tour, starring Adam Pascal, Anthony Rapp and Gwen Stewart, reprising the roles they originated on Broadway. (more...)

RENT Closes at Sacramento Community Center Theater 2/7
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2010

RENT will close at Sacramento Community Center Theater on February 7, 2010. (more...)

Sacramento Community Center Theater Welcomes RENT 2/3-7, 2010
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2010

California Musical Theatre has announced that 'RENT,' the Tony Award-winning musical has been added to the Broadway Sacramento schedule for the week of February 3-7, 2010, at the Sacramento Community Center Theater. (more...)

Broadway Tour of RENT Added to Broadway Sacramento Schedule, Runs 2/3-7, 2010
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2010

'RENT,' the Tony Award-winning musical has been added to the Broadway Sacramento schedule for the week of February 3-7, 2010, at the Sacramento Community Center Theater. (more...)

American Repertory Theater Presents PROMETHEUS BOUND 2/25-4/2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2011

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) continues its 2010/11 Season with Steven Sater and Serj Tankian's world premiere rock musical Prometheus Bound, directed by Diane Paulus. (more...)

BroadwayWorld.com's On This Day - February 20, 2010
by - Feb 20, 2010

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 20 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Brandon Cutrell Plays Therapy Lounge for BROADWAY BROUHAHA Night, 2/1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2011

Therapy Lounge, located at 348 W.52nd Street (between 8th and 9th Aves.), is thrilled to continue our newest addition to the Therapy line-up, BROADWAY BROUHAHA. Every Tuesday from 11pm until Midnight, pros from Broadway belt it out on the stage upstairs at Therapy Lounge. Join host BRANDON CUTRELL (Bistro, MAC and Nightlife Award winner) for this weekly party in the theatre district. While there is no cover charge or minimum for this event, it is 21 and over only. (more...)

DeLaria, Creel, Cunio, Ebert & More Set for Sater's PROMETHEUS BOUND; Paulus Directs
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2011

Casting has been announced for PROMETHEUS BOUND, a new musical with script and lyrics by Steven Sater (from the play by Aeschylus) with music composed by Serj Tankian and directed by Diane Paulus. The production with run at the American Repertory Theater from February 25 - April 2, 2011. (more...)

American Repertory Theater Presents PROMETHEUS BOUND 2/25-4/2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2011

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) continues its 2010/11 Season with Steven Sater and Serj Tankian's world premiere rock musical Prometheus Bound, directed by Diane Paulus. (more...)

Cast Announced for MEMPHIS National Tour; Fenkart & Boswell to Lead!
by BWW - Aug 4, 2011

The 2010 Tony Award-winning Best Musical MEMPHIS announced casting today for the U.S. national tour of the critically acclaimed production. The national tour of MEMPHIS will star Bryan Fenkart (Huey) and Felicia Boswell (Felicia) with Quentin Earl Darrington (Delray), Rhett George (Gator), Julie Johnson (Mama), Will Mann (Bobby), and William Parry (Mr. Simmons). (more...)

BroadwayWorld.com's On This Day - August 25, 2010
by - Aug 25, 2010

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 25 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

PORGY AND BESS Opens 8/17 at American Repertory Theater
by BWW - Aug 17, 2011

A.R.T. American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) will present The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS, opening the A.R.T.'s 2011-2 season on August 17 at the Loeb Drama Center. The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess, by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin, is adapted by Suzan-Lori Parks and Diedre Murray, and directed by A.R.T. Artistic Director Diane Paulus. (more...)

PORGY AND BESS Starts Performances at A.R.T. 8/17
by BWW - Aug 17, 2011

A.R.T. American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) will present The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, opening the A.R.T.'s 2011-2 season on August 117 at the Loeb Drama Center. The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess, by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin, is adapted by Suzan-Lori Parks and Diedre Murray, and directed by A.R.T. Artistic Director Diane Paulus. (more...)

PORGY AND BESS Opens 8/17 at American Repertory Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2011

A.R.T. American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) will present The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS, opening the A.R.T.'s 2011-2 season on August 17 at the Loeb Drama Center. The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess, by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin, is adapted by Suzan-Lori Parks and Diedre Murray, and directed by A.R.T. Artistic Director Diane Paulus. (more...)

BroadwayWorld.com's On This Day - April 5, 2010
by - Apr 5, 2010

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 5 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 4/27/11
by - Apr 27, 2011

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 4/27/11. (more...)

PORGY AND BESS Starts Performances at A.R.T. 8/17
by BWW - Apr 15, 2011

A.R.T. American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) will present The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, opening the A.R.T.'s 2011-2 season on August 117 at the Loeb Drama Center. The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess, by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin, is adapted by Suzan-Lori Parks and Diedre Murray, and directed by A.R.T. Artistic Director Diane Paulus. (more...)

New Rep Presents HOT MIKADO, Runs 5/3-5/22 at the Arsenal Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2010

New Repertory Theatre, in residence at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, is thrilled to present Hot Mikado, book and lyrics adapted by David H. Bell with musical adaptation and arrangements by Rob Bowman. Hot Mikado opens for the press on Monday, May 3, 2010 at 7:30pm and plays through Saturday, May 22, 2010 at the Arsenal Center for the Arts in the Charles Mosesian Theater. (more...)

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