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Based on the novel by Charles Dickens

ďRecalled to life!Ē Charles Dickensí famous epic novel of the French Revolution comes to the stage in this thrillingly ingenious adaptation of the moving and exciting story of Sydney Carton and Charles Darnay, the English lawyer and French aristocrat caught up inextricably in the violence and bloodshed of the Revolution.


Stephanie J. Block & Aaron Lazar Set for New York Pops Benefit at Feinstein's/54 Below Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2015

Tonight, September 28, 2015, Broadway stars Stephanie J. Block and Aaron Lazar will perform in 'A Cabaret Evening' at 54 Below, located at 254 West 54th Street. The evening is a joint benefit in support of The New York Pops PopsEd Programs and Ronald McDonald House New York. (more...)

People's Light to Stage Regional Premiere of AUCTIONING THE AINSLEYS, 10/14-11/8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2015

People's Light presents AUCTIONING THE AINSLEYS, running from October 14 through November 8, 2015. Artistic Director Abigail Adams directs. (more...)

Pittsburgh CLO Announces Casting for A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

Pittsburgh CLO is proud to announce casting for the 24th annual production of A Musical Christmas Carol this December at the Byham Theater. (more...)

CLINTON THE MUSICAL Original Cast Recording Out This Week
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

Ghostlight Records will release the Original Cast Album of the hit, headline-making Off-Broadway musical Clinton The Musical on Friday, October 30; with international digital release and physical CDs in stores and online Friday, November 20. The production has book, music and lyrics by Paul Hodge, book by Paul Hodge and Michael Hodge, and was directed and choreographed by Tony Award nominee Dan Knechtges with musical direction by James Dobinson and orchestrations by Neil Douglas Reilly. Clinton The Musical was produced by Kari Lynn Hearn of CoolChic Productions, and with Ken Davenport serving as executive producer. The recording was produced by Dean Sharenow and Paul Hodge, with Kari Lynn Hearn serving as executive producer.  To pre-order the album, please visit www.sh-k-boom.com/clintonthemusical. (more...)

AMERICAN IDIOT Announces National Tour Following West End Run, March 19; Amelia Lily to Reprise Role
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2015

Green Day's explosive,¬†Tony Award¬ģ¬†winning Broadway musical¬†American Idiot,¬†will now embark on a national tour from¬†19 March 2016, following on from its hugely successful and critically acclaimed West End run, which is currently running at the Arts Theatre, Leicester Square until¬†22 November 2015. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 10/14/2015 - THE GIN GAME, ECLIPSED and More!
by Jessica Khan - Oct 14, 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 GIN GAME and ECLIPSED bring big screen stars to Broadway, A WONDERFUL LIFE takes a classic to Connecticut and more! (more...)

People's Light to Stage Regional Premiere of AUCTIONING THE AINSLEYS, 10/14-11/8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

People's Light presents AUCTIONING THE AINSLEYS, running from October 14 through November 8, 2015. Artistic Director Abigail Adams directs. (more...)

Annapolis Shakespeare Company's AS YOU LIKE Opens This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

Annapolis Shakespeare Company announces a special Press Night for Shakespeare's 'AS YOU LIKE IT' on Saturday, the 17th at 8:00 p.m. The performance will be followed by a VIP reception at 49 West Coffeehouse and Wine Bar with the Director, Cast and Design Team.  (more...)

Charles Dickens' A CHRISTMAS CAROL to Run 11/20-12/13 at Cal State Fullerton
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2015

The family Christmas classic, Charles Dickens' A CHRISTMAS CAROL, runs November 20-December 13, 2015 in the Young Theatre on Cal State Fullerton's campus. The adaptation is inspired by the 1951 film version, adapted by Department of Theatre and Dance Chair Bruce Goodrich and directed by Jeremy Lewis. (more...)

UK's AMERICAN IDIOT Announces 'Rock-A-Long' Performance, Nov. 12
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2015

In celebration of the hugely successful and critically acclaimed London run of¬†Green Day's explosive,¬†Tony Award¬ģ¬†winning Broadway musical¬†American Idiot,¬†which must end on¬†22 November 2015¬†at the Arts Theatre, Leicester Square, a special 'Rock-A-Long' performance will be held for one night only on 12¬†November 2015. (more...)

Royal & Derngate Sets Made in Northampton Spring/Summer 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2015

James Dacre, Artistic Director of Royal & Derngate today announced the Spring and Summer programme for Made in Northampton 2016 in his third year at the Northampton venue. (more...)

Exclusive: James Dacre Talks About New Royal and Derngate 'Made In Northampton' Season!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2015

James Dacre, Artistic Director of Royal & Derngate, today announced the Spring and Summer programme for Made in Northampton 2016 in his third year at the Northampton venue - and spoke to BWW:UK about the line-up. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Go Inside the Recording Studio with the Company of CLINTON THE MUSICAL!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 23, 2015

Ghostlight Records has released the Original Cast Album of the hit, headline-making Off-Broadway musical Clinton The Musical with CDs in stores and online today, Friday, November 20. It was released in all digital formats earlier this season. The production has book, music and lyrics by Paul Hodge, book by Paul Hodge and Michael Hodge, and was directed and choreographed by Tony Award nominee Dan Knechtges with musical direction by James Dobinson and orchestrations by Neil Douglas Reilly. Clinton The Musical was produced by Kari Lynn Hearn ofCoolChic Productions, and with Ken Davenport serving as executive producer. The recording was produced by Dean Sharenow and Paul Hodge, with Kari Lynn Hearn serving as executive producer. To order the album, please visitwww.sh-k-boom.com/clintonthemusical. Below, check out an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the cast in the recording studio! (more...)

Equality Florida's 2015 Suncoast Celebration to Honor Asolo Rep Producing Artistic Director Michael Donald Edwards, 11/21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2015

Asolo Repertory Theatre's Producing Artistic Director Michael Donald Edwards will be honored on Saturday, November 21 at Equality Florida's annual Suncoast Celebration. (more...)

BWW Review: Pioneer Theatre Company's Premiere of THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO Thrills Through Simple Beauty and Restraint
by Tyler Hinton - May 9, 2016

BWW Review: Pioneer Theatre Compan's Premiere of THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO Thrills Through Simple Beauty and Restraint (more...)

Krysta Rodriguez, Hunter Foster and Jen Cody Headed to Cape Playhouse This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

Exciting news from the Cape! Broadway veterans Krysta Rodriguez, stage couple Hunter Foster and Jen Cody, Nick Spangler and Kaitlyn Davidson are all headed to Cape Playhouse for its 2016 summer season. The news was announced earlier this week by guest artistic director Erik Orton. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Deborah Cox & More in World Premiere of JOSEPHINE at Asolo Rep
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

Asolo Rep, in collaboration with Tony Award¬ģ winner Kenneth Waissman (Grease, Torch Song Trilogy) presents the world premiere of the new, Broadway-bound musical JOSEPHINE. Opening tonight, Friday, May 6 at 8pm, the production runs at the Mertz Theatre, located in the FSU Center for the Performing Arts, through May 29. Grammy¬ģ nominated, multi-platinum selling recording artist Deborah Cox (Broadway's Aida, Jekyll & Hyde; vocals for the Whitney Houston Lifetime movie Whitney) stars as the legendary African-American performer Josephine Baker. Check out a first look at the cast on stage below! (more...)

Josh Grisetti, Leslie Kritzer & Catherine Brunell Will Step Into SOMETHING ROTTEN!'s Lead Roles This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

Broadway's smash hit musical comedy Something Rotten! will welcome three new principal cast members beginning Monday, July 18 as the ten-time Tony Award-nominated show enters its second year at Broadway's St. James Theatre (246 West 44th Street). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at World Premiere of Northern Ballet's JANE EYRE
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

Join one of literature's most iconic heroines on a journey of courage, romance and tragedy with the World Premiere tour of Northern Ballet's JANE EYRE. Based on the novel by Charlotte Bronte and performed during the 200th anniversary of her birth, Northern Ballet will bring this beautiful love story to life at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre from 10 - 11 June 2016. Tickets can be booked by calling the Box Office on 01902 42 92 12 or online at grandtheatre.co.uk.  (more...)

Cody, Foster, Spangler and More Join The Cape Playhouse's 90th Season!
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

Broadway will come to The Cape Playhouse this summer as Hunter Foster, Jen Cody, Nick Spangler, and Kaitlyn Davidson come to the theatre in a season of Playhouse premieres and Broadway favorites. Erik Orton, Guest Artistic Director, today announced the casting for the historic theater's 90th Season in Dennis, MA. Six shows - a mix of comedies, dramas, and musicals - will play from June 7 - August 30, 2016. (more...)

Jerry & Jeff Wayne's TWO CITIES Album to be Released in June
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

?Stage Door Records are pleased to announce the Original London Cast Recording of 'Two Cities', will be released on June 24th, 2016. The CD release continues Stage Door's commitment to preserve 'lost' British theatre scores of the past 50 years. (more...)

Douglas Hodge & Kelli Barrett to Star in MY FAIR LADY at Bay Street Theater; Michael Arden Will Direct!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

Bay Street Theater has announced some of the principal cast of MY FAIR LADY, Book and Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, Music by Frederick Loewe, Based on Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw & Gabriel Pascal's motion picture, and Directed by Michael Arden, Tony Award nominee and Outer Critics Circle Award winner for Best Director of a Musical for the Broadway revival of (more...)

Drama Desk Panel with Gavin Creel, Warren Carlyle, Steven Pasquale and Jessica Vosk on REVIVING THE REVIVAL Set for Sardi's, 5/24
by Lauren Yarger - May 16, 2016

Robin Milling moderates a Drama Desk discussion on Reviving Revivals with Gavin Creel, Warren Carlyle, Steven Pasquale and Jessica Vosk at Spring Lunch Panel at Sardi's. (more...)

Tony Awards Close-Up: Michael Arden Explains the 'Fever Dream' that was SPRING AWAKENING
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 16, 2016

Michael Arden has been a part of the New York theatre community for quite a while, having made his debut in the 2003 revival of BIG RIVER. This year he stepped behind the scenes, making his Broadway directing debut with Deaf West's SPRING AWAKENING (for which he was nominated for Best Direction of a Musical). How did he end up here? Watch below to find out! (more...)

York Theatre Company to Launch Spring Developmental Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

The York Theatre Company and its acclaimed Developmental Reading Series will present staged readings of three new musicals: A Tale of Two Cities, with book, music and lyrics by Wendy Kesselman, Platinum, with lyrics and music by Will Holt and Gary William Friedman, and book by Stevie Holland with Gary William Friedman, and The Fitzgeralds of Saint Paul, with book, music and lyrics by Christie Baugher, at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (619 Lexington Avenue, entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). (more...)

Ann Harada and More Set for FUNKED UP FAIRY TALES as Part of New Musicals at 54
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

The NEW MUSICALS AT 54 series will present FUNKED UP FAIRY TALES by Kirsten Childs at Feinstein's/54 Below on Tuesday, May 31, 2016. (more...)

San Diego Rep Extends 'R. BUCKMINSTER FULLER'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

San Diego Repertory Theatre extends the run of "R. Buckminster Fuller: THE HISTORY (and Mystery) OF THE UNIVERSE" due to popular demand with four additional performances. Written and directed by D.W. Jacobs, co-founder of San Diego REPertory Theatre, and performed by Ron Campbell, the return engagement now runs through April 10, 2016. (more...)

Kevin Earley & More to Join Deborah Cox in World Premiere of JOSEPHINE at Asolo Rep; Full Cast Set
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

Asolo Rep will present the world premiere of the Broadway-bound new musical: JOSEPHINE. Previews for JOSEPHINE begin April 27, press opening night is Friday, May 6 at 8pm, and the musical runs through Sunday, May 29 in the Mertz Theatre, located in the FSU Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

San Diego Repertory Theatre Extends 'R. BUCKMINSTER FULLER'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

San Diego Repertory Theatre extends the run of "R. Buckminster Fuller: THE HISTORY (and Mystery) OF THE UNIVERSE" due to popular demand with four additional performances. Written and directed by D.W. Jacobs, co-founder of San Diego REPertory Theatre, and performed by Ron Campbell, the return engagement now runs through April 10, 2016. (more...)

Villanova Theatre to Map Language of Love and Loss in Brian Friel's TRANSLATIONS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2016

Villanova Theatre presents Irish treasure Brian Friel's most celebrated play, TRANSLATIONS, directed by Valerie Joyce and on stage April 12- 24, 2016. (more...)

Dear Friends! Meet the Full Cast of SHE LOVES ME, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Mar 17, 2016

Laura Benanti (Amalia), Zachary Levi (Georg), Gavin Creel (Kodaly), Michael McGrath (Sipos), Jane Krakowski (Ilona) and Byron Jennings (Maraczek) star in Roundabout's new Broadway production of SHE LOVES ME, directed by Scott Ellis, choreographed by Warren Carlyle with musical direction by Paul Gemignani. SHE LOVES ME officially opens tonight, March 17, 2016, and runs through July 10, 2016 at Studio 54 on Broadway. Scroll down to learn more about the company and watch interviews with the cast! (more...)

Full Cast Set for English Touring Theatre & York Theatre Royal's BRIDESHEAD REVISITED
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2016

The full cast is announced today for the first ever large-scale stage production of Evelyn Waugh's classic novel Brideshead Revisited, adapted by Bryony Lavery, touring this spring and summer in the 50th anniversary year of Waugh's death. (more...)

Dorien Makhloghi to Lead Asolo Rep's DISGRACED This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2016

Asolo Rep continues its record-breaking 2015-2016 season and the fourth season of its five-year American Character Project with the thrilling and poignant Tony-nominated and Pulitzer Prize-winning drama: DISGRACED. (more...)

Broadway's Aaron Lazar to Headline TN Shakespeare Company Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2016

Tennessee Shakespeare Company announces Broadway's critically-acclaimed leading man Aaron Lazar (Light in the Piazza, Mamma Mia) will headline its Seventh Annual Valentine's Gala performed at Germantown Performing Arts Center on April 8, 2016 at 6:00 pm. (more...)

San Diego Rep to Welcome Return of 'R. BUCKMINSTER FULLER' This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

One of San Diego REPertory Theatre's most acclaimed productions, R. BUCKMINSTER FULLER: THE HISTORY (AND MYSTERY) OF THE UNIVERSE returns to the Lyceum Stage after 16 years. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 9, 2016
by - Feb 9, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 9 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 2/7/16- Charles Dickens
by Stage Tube - Feb 7, 2016

Happy Birthday Charles Dickens! An English novelist, Dickens is generally considered the greatest of the Victorian period. Dickens enjoyed a wider popularity and fame than had any previous author during his lifetime, and he remains popular, having been responsible for some of English literature's most iconic novels and characters. Many of his writings were originally published serially, in monthly instalments, a format of publication which Dickens himself helped popularise. Many of hisworks have been turned into Broadway shows, including: Oliver!, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, A Christmas Carol, A Tale of Two Cities, and more. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 2/6-2/7/2016
by - Feb 7, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, February 7, 2016 - Sunday, February 7, 2016. (more...)

Official: Newton Faulkner Joins Green Day's AMERICAN IDIOT UK Tour as 'Johnny', May 2016
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

Double Platinum selling artist¬†Newton Faulkner¬†joins the cast of Green Day's explosive Tony Award ¬ģ winning musical,¬†American Idiot, on it's UK Tour. Newton will be taking on the role of Johnny from May 2016 after¬†Matt Thorpe, who will open the role from¬†19 March¬†at the Curve Theatre, Leicester until¬†7 May¬†at the New Theatre, Oxford.¬†¬†One of the UK's finest contemporary singer-songwriters, Newton's unique style of guitar playing and soaring vocals have made him a worldwide success since he burst onto the music scene back in 2007.¬† (more...)

Broadway's Aaron Lazar Set for Tennessee Shakespeare Company's 2016 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

Tennessee Shakespeare Company announces Broadway's critically-acclaimed leading man Aaron Lazar (Light in the Piazza, Mamma Mia) will headline its Seventh Annual Gala performed at Germantown Performing Arts Center on April 8, 2016 at 6:00 pm. (more...)

New Season of Shows Now on Sale at The Grand Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2016

A brand new season of West End musicals, gripping dramas, dynamic dance and one night concerts with RICHARD FLEESHMAN, MAXWELL CAULFIELD, JOE MCELDERRY, LISA RILEY, DOREEN TIPTON, JOE LYCETT, AISLING BEA, NISH KUMAR, GEORGE McCRAE, RAYMOND FROGGATT, JUSTIN HAYWARD, THE STYLISTICS, JIMMY OSMOND, CHRIS PACKHAM and TONY CHRISTIE. (more...)

Amanda Green to Host GOOD TO GO SONGWRITER'S SHOWCASE This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

Prospect Theater Company, in partnership with The Good to Go Festival, continues its 2015/16 IGNITE Series at The TimesCenter (242 W 41st Street), with the GOOD TO GO SONGWRITER'S SHOWCASE, a concert celebrating new works-in-process created or co-created by women writers from around the country. (more...)

Carner & Gregor to Stage SOMEBODY PUT ACID IN THE EGG NOG at The Triad, 12/19
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

Songwriters Sam Carner and Derek Gregor will present SOMEBODY PUT ACID IN THE EGG NOG, a concert of original holiday songs by some of musical theatre's most notable new writers, on December 19th. (more...)

Asolo Rep Proudly to Stage ALL THE WAY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2015

Asolo Repertory Theatre proudly kicks off its winter repertory season with the 2014 Tony Award winner for Best Play, Pulitzer Prize-winner Robert Schenkkan's political drama ALL THE WAY. Asolo Rep's production will be directed by Emily Sophia Knapp, who served as the associate director of the Broadway, American Repertory Theatre, Seattle Rep and world premiere Oregon Shakespeare Festival productions. Hailed by NPR as a 'sensational night of theatre,' previews for ALL THE WAY are January 6 and 7 at 8pm, opening night is January 8 at 8pm, and the production runs in rotating rep through Saturday, April 9. (more...)

Mosaic Theater to Close Inaugural Season with WHEN JANUARY FEELS LIKE SUMMER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Mosaic Theater Company of DC's Inaugural Season arrives at a climactic finale with the lively and comedic Off-Broadway hit, When January Feels Like Summer, written by Cori Thomas and directed by Mosaic Theater Managing Director & Producer Serge Seiden (Bad Jews, Apple Family Plays). (more...)

Tonight's First Preview of JOSEPHINE with Deborah Cox Cancelled at Asolo Rep
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

Asolo Rep has confirmed it has cancelled tonight's first preview of the world premiere musical JOSEPHINE, starring Deborah Cox. Performances are scheduled to resume tomorrow, Thursday, April 28. (more...)

Two-Time Olivier Nominee to Star in World Premiere of KENNY MORGAN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2016

February 1949. The tenants of a boarding house in Camden Town, alerted by a smell of gas coming from one of the rooms, discover a young man lying unconscious, and signs of what might be a botched suicide attempt. In an attempt to make contact with the victim's family or friends, they decide to telephone the first person listed in his book of personal telephone numbers. It is the celebrated playwright Terence Rattigan.... (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for Northern Ballet's JANE EYRE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

Join one of literature's most iconic heroines on a journey of courage, romance and tragedy with the World Premiere tour of Northern Ballet's JANE EYRE. Based on the novel by Charlotte Bronte and performed during the 200th anniversary of her birth, Northern Ballet will bring this beautiful love story to life at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre from 10 - 11 June 2016. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the dancers in rehearsal below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Deborah Cox Stuns in Jazzy First Look at World Premiere Musical JOSEPHINE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

Asolo Rep, in collaboration with Tony Award¬ģ winner Kenneth Waissman (Grease, Torch Song Trilogy) presents the world premiere of the new, Broadway-bound musical JOSEPHINE. BroadwayWorld brings you a series of first-look photos below! (more...)

SF Opera Lab to Present VOIGT LESSONS with Deborah Voigt, 5/6-8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

? SF Opera Lab presents the West Coast premiere of Voigt Lessons, starring soprano and musical personality Deborah Voigt with music direction by Kevin Stites, May 6 and 8, 2016 at the Taube Atrium Theater. The intimate and acclaimed one-woman show weaves songs and arias, ranging from music by the Carpenters to Strauss, into a vivid and moving account of the superstar soprano's life and career. (more...)

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