AUDIO: First Listen of Marian Seldes Reading AWAY IN A HOLLOWAUDIO: First Listen of Marian Seldes Reading AWAY IN A HOLLOW
by Stage Tube - Sep 28, 2015

In Away in a Hollow, beloved Broadway actress Marian Seldes creates a whimsical world of mystery, comedy and childlike innocence in a magical story about a caterpillar trying too hard to become a butterfly. With a lush musical score by composer Dennis Deal, and a read-along booklet with watercolor illustrations by Broadway scenic artist Richard W. Prouse,  Away in a Hollow is the perfect audio adventure for children of all ages. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Releases Part 2 of Laura Benanti InterviewThe Theater People Podcast Releases Part 2 of Laura Benanti Interview
by Matt Tamanini - Sep 28, 2015

On Monday, September 28, the Theater People podcast welcomes back Tony-winner Laura Benanti for part 2 of her interview. The first part of the interview launched earlier this month. In this episode, Benanti discusses her work in the short-lived WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN for which the actress received her fourth Tony nomination. Benanti also discusses her television work including the hugely popular SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE!, NASHVILLE, and the upcoming SUPERGIRL. Additionally, she discussed working with the Radio City Rockettes in last year's SPRING SPECTACULAR, and writing her first book. (more...)

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Box Office Opens Friday; Full Cast Announced!FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Box Office Opens Friday; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2015

Producers Jeffrey Richards, Jerry Frankel, and Jam Theatricals are thrilled to announce the opening of the box office for the upcoming Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roofon Friday, October 9 at 10:00 AM with a special offer. To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the original Fiddler's “Best Musical” Tony Award, seats will be available for $50. These seats for select winter performances must be purchased in person at the box office. (more...)

Broadway Philadelphia to Stage MATILDA at Kimmel Center This NovemberBroadway Philadelphia to Stage MATILDA at Kimmel Center This November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2015

Broadway Philadelphia presents TIME Magazine's #1 Show of the Year, MATILDA THE MUSICAL, at the Kimmel Center's Academy of Music November 17-29, 2015. (more...)

Columbia Professor Alisa Solomon Will Mark FIDDLER ON THE ROOF's Return to Broadway at the Museum at Eldridge StreetColumbia Professor Alisa Solomon Will Mark FIDDLER ON THE ROOF's Return to Broadway at the Museum at Eldridge Street
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2015

Events marking the return of Fiddler on the Roof to Broadway are not in short supply this fall at The Museum at Eldridge Street. This Sunday, November 1st, come join author and Columbia University Professor Alisa Solomon for a fascinating talk and a real treat. Solomon provides an inside look at the talented team who clashed, collaborated, and created this most celebrated of shows and explores how a story about shtetl life became a musical with worldwide appeal. (more...)

Aurora Extends MUD BLUE SKY Through TodayAurora Extends MUD BLUE SKY Through Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2015

Critics and audiences agree -MUD BLUE SKY soars! Aurora Theatre Company announces that it will add an additional 5 performances of the Bay Area Premiere of the company's season opener, Marisa Wegrzyn's (Hickorydickory, The Butcher of Baraboo) MUD BLUE SKY. Aurora Artistic Director Tom Ross (Fifth of July, A Bright New Boise, This Is How It Goes, Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance) helms this profoundly compassionate, fiercely witty new play, featuring Jamie Jones (Gidion's Knot, Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance), Rebecca Dines (The Homecoming, Widower's Houses), Laura Jane Bailey, and Devin O'Brien. MUD BLUE SKY plays now through October 3 (added performances: Tuesday, September 29, 7pm; Wednesday, September 30, 8pm; Thursday, October 1, 8pm; Friday, October 2, 8pm; Today, October 3, 8pm) at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley. For tickets ($32-50) and information the public can call (510) 843-4822 or visit auroratheatre.org. (more...)

David McMillan's WATCHING O.J. to Make World Premiere in Los Angeles This FallDavid McMillan's WATCHING O.J. to Make World Premiere in Los Angeles This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2015

Ensemble Studio Theatre/LA presents the World Premiere of WATCHING O.J. by David McMillan Opening Today, October 3, 2015 with reception to follow Running at 8pm Fridays and Todays, and 2pm Sundays through November 8, 2015 EST/LA in Atwater Village Theater at 3269 Casitas Ave. LA, CA 90039. (more...)

Justin Kirk, Nicole Parker, James Barry and Lucas Papaelias to Reprise Roles in THESE PAPER BULLETS at the Atlantic; Full Cast Announced!Justin Kirk, Nicole Parker, James Barry and Lucas Papaelias to Reprise Roles in THESE PAPER BULLETS at the Atlantic; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

BroadwayWorld is excited to report complete casting for the New York premiere of Pulitzer Prize finalist and Emmy Award nominated writer Rolin Jones and Tony Award nominee and Grammy Award winning Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong's new play with music THESE PAPER BULLETS!, directed by Jackson Gay at Atlantic Theater Company. Much of the company carries over from the show's Los Angeles premiere. (more...)

Joanna Miles and David Selby Lead FRONT DOOR OPEN at Greenway Court This FallJoanna Miles and David Selby Lead FRONT DOOR OPEN at Greenway Court This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

Greenway Arts Alliance continues their season of world premieres with FRONT DOOR OPEN, a drama written by veteran playwright Tom Baum, directed by acclaimed theater and television director Asaad Kelada. There will be two preview performances on November 11 and 12 at 8:00 pm with opening night set for Friday, November 13 at 8:00 pm. (more...)

A British Invasion: Stars Cross the Pond to Light Up Broadway This Fall!A British Invasion: Stars Cross the Pond to Light Up Broadway This Fall!
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 25, 2015

'[Thank you] to an incredible cast of British and American actors who make the Atlantic look like a little creek you can just kind of pop across,' said Dame Helen Mirren upon receiving her 2015 Tony Award. The stage and screen star reprised her critically-acclaimed performance in THE AUDIENCE after a West End run in 2013, and she was just one of many to 'pop across' an ocean for a stab at Broadway.  An unprecedented amount of British talent took over Broadway last year, bringing us such productions as THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME, WOLF HALL: PARTS 1 & 2, and SKYLIGHT.   It doesn't seem like the trend is ending anytime soon. This fall, Broadway will welcome a slew of British actors- some of whom will be making their US stage debuts in incoming productions. And it's not just performers. We're getting some complete British imports in shows like A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE and KING CHARLES III. Below, we're taking a moment to shine a spotlight on this season's British imports. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcome Tony-Winner Lena HallThe Theater People Podcast Welcome Tony-Winner Lena Hall
by Matt Tamanini - Oct 25, 2015

On Monday, October 26, the Theater People podcast welcomes Tony winner Lena Hall. Hall, who won her Tony Award for her gender bending performance as Yitzhak in the 2014 Broadway production of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, shares stories of her ten-plus career as a working actor and musician in New York City. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 10/19/2015 - Bessie Awards, KILL FLOOR, ON YOUR FEET! and More!WAKE UP with BWW 10/19/2015 - Bessie Awards, KILL FLOOR, ON YOUR FEET! and More!
by Jessica Khan - Oct 19, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: The Bessie Awards celebrate top dancers tonight, KILL FLOOR opens off-Broadway, and the creators/subjects of ON YOUR FEET! chat with Rita Moreno! (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Company's MY FAIR LADY Begins This MonthRubicon Theatre Company's MY FAIR LADY Begins This Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2015

The director and designers behind Rubicon Theatre Company's acclaimed environmental productions ofFiddler on the Roof and Man of La Mancha have reunited on the two-piano chamber version of the legendary Lerner and Loewe's classic My Fair Lady. Based on George Bernard Shaw's play Pygmalion, the musical tells the story of Professor Henry Higgins, an arrogant and attractive phonetician who makes a wager that he can transform a 'deliciously low' Cockney flower-seller (Eliza Doolittle) into an elegant lady by teaching her to speak more beautifully. The magnificent score includes 'I Could Have Danced All Night,' 'On the Street Where You Live,' 'Wouldn't It Be Loverly,' and 'I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face.' For Rubicon's production, Director James O'Neil returns to the source material to explore the Shavian themes of class struggle, social reform and women's rights. (more...)

UNCLE VANYA Opens Tonight at Antaeus Theatre CompanyUNCLE VANYA Opens Tonight at Antaeus Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2015

Anton Chekhov's Uncle Vanya bursts with passion and fierce humor in Pulitzer Prize and three-time Obie Award-winning playwright Annie Baker's colloquial translation, adapted from a literal translation by Margarita Shalina and the original Russian text. The Antaeus Theatre Company presents the West Coast premiere of Baker's fresh new version, hailed as one of the top 10 shows of 2012 by both The New York Times and New York magazine, in a fully partner-cast production. Robin Larsen directs for tonight's October 15 opening at the Antaeus Theater in NoHo. (more...)

Cherry Jones, Kathleen Chalfant & More to Star in WP Theater's DEAR ELIZABETHCherry Jones, Kathleen Chalfant & More to Star in WP Theater's DEAR ELIZABETH
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2015

Women's Project Theater, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Lisa McNulty and Managing Director Maureen Moynihan, has announced the rotating casts for the New York premiere of DEAR ELIZABETH, the inaugural production at the WP's new theatrical home the McGinn/Cazale Theatre, 2162 Broadway (at 76th Street). (more...)

Scoop: EMPIRE on FOX - Wednesday, November 11, 2015Scoop: EMPIRE on FOX - Wednesday, November 11, 2015
by - Nov 9, 2015

Get all the scoop on EMPIRE, airing on FOX on Wednesday, November 11, 2015! (more...)

Breaking News: CHINA DOLL Reschedules Opening From November 19th To December 4thBreaking News: CHINA DOLL Reschedules Opening From November 19th To December 4th
by Michael Dale - Nov 9, 2015

The new David Mamet play starring Al Pacino and directed by Pam MacKinnon will open two weeks later than scheduled. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'True Love Never' Episode of FOX's EMPIREVIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'True Love Never' Episode of FOX's EMPIRE
by - Nov 5, 2015

On the next episode of FOX's EMPIRE titled "True Love Never", Lucious begins to strategize the ascension of Empire from record label into global music monolith (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes Elizabeth StanleyThe Theater People Podcast Welcomes Elizabeth Stanley
by Matt Tamanini - Nov 30, 2015

On Monday, November 30, the Theater People podcast welcomes Broadway favorite Elizabeth Stanley. She is currently headlining the first national tour of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY in the role of Francesca. Stanley made her Broadway debut as April in the 2006 John Doyle helmed production of COMPANY. She went on to originate the role of Allison in CRY BABY, and then Dyanne in MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET. She was most recently seen on Broadway as Claire in last year's Tony-nominated ON THE TOWN. (more...)

South Florida Theatre League's 2015 Remy Awards Celebration Set for 12/7South Florida Theatre League's 2015 Remy Awards Celebration Set for 12/7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

Nine individuals will be honored with the South Florida Theatre League's Remy Awards, which will be presented at the League's annual holiday celebration on December 7, 2015 at Stache in Fort Lauderdale. (more...)

New Children's Audiobook, Read by Marian Seldes, Now AvailableNew Children's Audiobook, Read by Marian Seldes, Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2015

More than a year after her death, beloved and legendary Broadway actress Marian Seldes again demonstrates her "talent to captivate" in a newly released recording of the delightful children's story Away in a Hollow. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes Tony Winner Annaleigh AshfordThe Theater People Podcast Welcomes Tony Winner Annaleigh Ashford
by Matt Tamanini - Nov 23, 2015

On Monday, November 23, the Theater People Podcast welcomes back Tony winner Annaleigh Ashford. Ashford, who was Theater People's third ever guest. For this episode, Ashford talks about her Tony Award winning turn in last year's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, her critically acclaimed work on the Showtime series MASTERS OF SEX, and working alongside Matthew Broderick and Julie White in the current Broadway revival of SYLVIA. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 20, 2015BWW's On This Day - November 20, 2015
by - Nov 20, 2015

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

To Life! FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Returns to Broadway TonightTo Life! FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Returns to Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2015

To life! The Broadway revival of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF begins performances tonight, November 20, 2015, with an official opening slated for Sunday, December 20 at The Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway).  (more...)

Billie Joe Armstrong's THESE PAPER BULLETS Begins Tonight Off-BroadwayBillie Joe Armstrong's THESE PAPER BULLETS Begins Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2015

The New York premiere of Pulitzer Prize finalist and Emmy Award nominated writer Rolin Jones and Tony Award nominee and Grammy Award winning Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong's new play with music THESE PAPER BULLETS!, directed by Jackson Gay, begins tonight, November 20, at Atlantic Theater Company. (more...)

Dramatists Guild President Doug Wright Releases Statement Regarding Recent Casting ControversiesDramatists Guild President Doug Wright Releases Statement Regarding Recent Casting Controversies
by Michael Dale - Nov 18, 2015

The Dramatists Guild defends playwrights against changes made to their work without expressed permission. (more...)

Broadway Philadelphia Welcomes MATILDA to Kimmel Center TonightBroadway Philadelphia Welcomes MATILDA to Kimmel Center Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2015

Broadway Philadelphia presents TIME Magazine's #1 Show of the Year, MATILDA THE MUSICAL, at the Kimmel Center's Academy of Music tonight, November 17-29, 2015. (more...)

The Theatre People Podcast Welcomes Tony-Winner Daisy EaganThe Theatre People Podcast Welcomes Tony-Winner Daisy Eagan
by Matt Tamanini - Nov 13, 2015

On Friday, November 13th, the Theater People Podcast is releasing a bonus 'catching up' episode with previous guest, Tony Award-winner Daisy Eagan. Eagan became the youngest female Tony Award winner, when she won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for originating the role of Mary Lennox in the 1991 Broadway production of THE SECRET GARDEN. She was also seen on Broadway in LES MISERABLES and JAMES JOYCE'S THE DEAD. (more...)

Joanna Miles and David Selby Lead FRONT DOOR OPEN, Beginning Tonight at Greenway CourtJoanna Miles and David Selby Lead FRONT DOOR OPEN, Beginning Tonight at Greenway Court
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2015

Greenway Arts Alliance continues their season of world premieres with FRONT DOOR OPEN, a drama written by veteran playwright Tom Baum, directed by acclaimed theater and television director Asaad Kelada. There will be two preview performances tonight and tomorrow, November 11 and 12 at 8:00 pm with opening night set for Friday, November 13 at 8:00 pm. (more...)

Scoop: EMPIRE on FOX - Tonight, November 11, 2015Scoop: EMPIRE on FOX - Tonight, November 11, 2015
by TV Scoop - Nov 11, 2015

Get all the scoop on EMPIRE, airing on FOX tonight, November 11, 2015! (more...)

The Countdown Begins - Only FOUR More Episodes of EMPIRE Left in the Fall SeasonThe Countdown Begins - Only FOUR More Episodes of EMPIRE Left in the Fall Season
by TV News Desk - Nov 11, 2015

EMPIRE fans - there are only four episodes left in the fall season. Kick off your Wednesday night with a special behind-the-scenes look at executive producer Timbaland working with EMPIRE's Bryshere Y. Gray in a recording session (more...)

Philadelphia Theatre Company to Stage EXIT STRATEGYPhiladelphia Theatre Company to Stage EXIT STRATEGY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2016

Philadelphia Theatre Company will present the gripping and timely play Exit Strategy by "Chicagoan of the Year" Ike Holter January 29-February 28.  Directed by Kip Fagan, the production features an ensemble cast with Michael Cullen, Aime Donna Kelly, Rey Lucas, Deidre Madigan, Christina Nieves, Brandon Pierce, and Ray Spahn. Exit Strategy is the first of several new American plays and presentations at PTC in 2016 which also includes an evening of excerpts from Anna Deavere Smith's new work, Notes from the Field: Doing Time in Education, the Philadelphia premiere of Sex With Strangers by Laura Eason, and the East Coast premiere of Hillary and Clinton by Lucas Hnath. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes HAMILTON's Renee Elise GoldsberryThe Theater People Podcast Welcomes HAMILTON's Renee Elise Goldsberry
by Matt Tamanini - Jan 4, 2016

On Monday, January 4, the Theater People podcast welcomes HAMILTON star Renee Elise Goldsberry. In the episode, Goldsberry talks about why she turned down her audition for the show several times, learning her showstopping number 'Satisfied,' and how it feels to be a part of the phenomenon that is HAMILTON.  (more...)

HANGMEN Recoups in Under Six WeeksHANGMEN Recoups in Under Six Weeks
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

Producers Robert Fox, Matthew Byam Shaw for Playful Productions and Royal Court Theatre Productions have revealed that Matthew Dunster's production of Martin McDonagh's Hangmen has recouped in under six weeks. The news comes as the production is announced the winner of the Critic's Circle 'Best New Play' and 'Best Design' Awards today. Following a sell out run at the Royal Court Theatre, Matthew Dunster's production of Martin McDonagh'sHangmen transferred to the West End for a strictly limited season in December and must end on 5 March. (more...)

Ensemble Studio Theatre/LA Presents World Premiere of WATCHING O.J.Ensemble Studio Theatre/LA Presents World Premiere of WATCHING O.J.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2016

Ensemble Studio Theatre/LA continues with their WORLD PREMIERE of Click and drag to move Watching O.J. by David McMillan Continuing through Black History month February 5th - 28, 2016 Running at 8pm Fridays and Saturdays, and 2pm Sundays EST/LA is in the Atwater Village Theatre complex at 3269 Casitas Ave. LA, CA 90039 Tickets are $19.95 in advance at watchingoj.com or $25 at the door. (more...)

The Fifth Annual Gypsy Rose Lee Awards Winners Are Announced - COME FROM AWAY, LIZARD BOY and More!The Fifth Annual Gypsy Rose Lee Awards Winners Are Announced - COME FROM AWAY, LIZARD BOY and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

Broadway-bound new musical, Come From Away, presented by Seattle Repertory Theatre, wins four Gypsys, tying with another new musical, Lizard Boy, also produced by Seattle Repertory Theatreand also with four Gypsys, a company that has been known for years as a powerhouse dramatic straight-play playhouse!  (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes FUN HOME's Beth MaloneThe Theater People Podcast Welcomes FUN HOME's Beth Malone
by Matt Tamanini - Jan 18, 2016

On Monday, January 18th, The Theater People podcast welcomes Tony-nominated FUN HOME star Beth Malone. Malone made her Broadway debut in the 2006 production of RING OF FIRE, and has found much success working regionally, including a critically acclaimed turn in the title role of THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN. (more...)

Nominees for Seattle's 5th Annual 2015 Gypsy Rose Lee Awards Are Announced!Nominees for Seattle's 5th Annual 2015 Gypsy Rose Lee Awards Are Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

Seattle Theater Writers critics' circle is pleased to present the nomination slate of the fifth annual Gypsy Rose Lee Awards, theater awards devoted to recognizing excellence across the economic spectrum of professional Seattle theaters in the prior calendar year. (more...)

Hasty Pudding to Honor Broadway Producer Daryl Roth with the Order of the Golden SphinxHasty Pudding to Honor Broadway Producer Daryl Roth with the Order of the Golden Sphinx
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

The Hasty Pudding Institute of 1770 announces that acclaimed Broadway, Off-Broadway and film producer Daryl Roth will be the 2016 recipient of the Order of the Golden Sphinx award.  Ms. Roth will be honored and presented with the prestigious award at the annual Order of the Golden Sphinx Gala to be held at the Diamond Horseshoe at the Paramount Hotel in New York City on April 11, 2016. (more...)

Myra Carter, Who Starred in Edward Albee's THREE TALL WOMEN, Dies at 86Myra Carter, Who Starred in Edward Albee's THREE TALL WOMEN, Dies at 86
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Myra Carter, winner of the 1994 Drama Desk, Obie, Outer Critics Circle, and Lucille Lortel Awards for her acclaimed performance in Edward Albee's THREE TALL WOMEN, passed away on Saturday, January 9th, at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York. Myra was a long time resident of New York City's West Village. She was 86 years old. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes Broadway's Bombshell Megan HiltyThe Theater People Podcast Welcomes Broadway's Bombshell Megan Hilty
by Matt Tamanini - Feb 8, 2016

On Monday, February 8th, the Theater People podcast welcomes stage and television star Megan Hilty. Shemade her Broadway debut in 2004 as the Glinda stanby in the Broadway production of WICKED, before she eventually took over the role full time. She also played the role on the First National Tour before creating the role for the Los Angeles sit down production. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes SCHOOL OF ROCK's Alex BrightmanThe Theater People Podcast Welcomes SCHOOL OF ROCK's Alex Brightman
by Matt Tamanini - Feb 1, 2016

On Monday, February 1st, Theater People Podcast welcomes SCHOOL OF ROCK star Alex Brightman. Before being cast in the leading role in the new Andrew Lloyd Webber musical, Brightman made his Broadway debut as an understudy in GLORY DAYS (the show that infamously closed on its opening night). He went on to replace in the role of  Boq in the Broadway company of WICKED, Michael Wormwood in the Broadway company of MATILDA, and then joined the original Broadway company of BIG FISH. (more...)

BWW Interview: Phil Geoffrey Bond Producer of SIMPLY STREISAND at NJPAC on 2/6BWW Interview: Phil Geoffrey Bond Producer of SIMPLY STREISAND at NJPAC on 2/6
by Marina Kennedy - Feb 1, 2016

Broadwayworld.com interviewed Phil Geoffrey Bond, Producer of 'Simply Streisand' at NJPAC on 2/6. (more...)

David Mamet's CHINA DOLL, Starring Al Pacino, Opens Tonight on BroadwayDavid Mamet's CHINA DOLL, Starring Al Pacino, Opens Tonight on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2015

China Doll, the new play by David Mamet starring Tony, Emmy and Academy Award-winner Al Pacino, officially opens tonight, December 4, after a two-week delay. Directed by Tony Award-winner Pam MacKinnon (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf) and co-starring Christopher Denham ('Master Harold'... and the Boys, Argo, 'Manhattan'), China Doll plays the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street) and marks the tenth presentation of a David Mamet work by Messrs Richards, Frankel and Treaxler on Broadway and in the West End. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 12/28/2015 - GOTTA DANCE Opens in Chicago!WAKE UP with BWW 12/28/2015 - GOTTA DANCE Opens in Chicago!
by Jessica Khan - Dec 28, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: GOTTA DANCE opens in the Windy City and Linda Lavin returns to Broadway! (more...)

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF's Sheldon Harnick to Appear on THIRTEEN's 'MetroFocus', 12/4FIDDLER ON THE ROOF's Sheldon Harnick to Appear on THIRTEEN's 'MetroFocus', 12/4
by TV News Desk - Dec 2, 2015

50 years after its premiere, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF returns to Broadway for its fifth revival. MetroFocus talks to the original lyricist Sheldon Harnick about the show's lasting impact. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes Tony Nominee Norm LewisThe Theater People Podcast Welcomes Tony Nominee Norm Lewis
by Matt Tamanini - Dec 15, 2015

On Tuesday, December 15, the Theater People Podcast welcome's Tony-nominee Norm Lewis, whose career on and off Broadway, in London's West End, and on the international concert circuit, spans nearly 25 years, and counting. He will be making his Feinstein's/54 Below debut with a holiday show running from December 20th to 24th at 9:30pm. (more...)

Billie Joe Armstrong's THESE PAPER BULLETS Opens Tonight Off-BroadwayBillie Joe Armstrong's THESE PAPER BULLETS Opens Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2015

The New York premiere of Pulitzer Prize finalist and Emmy Award nominated writer Rolin Jones and Tony Award nominee and Grammy Award winning Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong's new play with music THESE PAPER BULLETS!, directed by Jackson Gay, opens tonight, December 15, at Atlantic Theater Company. (more...)

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF to Celebrate First Night of Chanukah with Events Across the CityFIDDLER ON THE ROOF to Celebrate First Night of Chanukah with Events Across the City
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

The new Broadway revival of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF is getting in the holiday spirit by celebrating the first night of Chanukah with four major events this Sunday, December 6. From DOROT on Upper East Side to Macy's and Hebro in Midtown to The Museum of Eldridge Street on Manhattan's historic Lower East Side, the city will be covered with FIDDLER cast appearances and performances to celebrate the Jewish Festival of Lights. (more...)

James Lecesne's THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY Travels to Los Angeles This WinterJames Lecesne's THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY Travels to Los Angeles This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

The critically acclaimed off-Broadway hit THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY, written by and starring James Lecesne, the writer of the Academy Award-winning film Trevor, will have a limited 23 performance engagement at the Kirk Douglas Theatre, Wednesday, January 13 to Sunday, January 31, 2016 (press opening Thursday January 14). (more...)

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