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Legendary Composer Alan Menken Shares Wisdom with His Alma Mater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Award-winning composer, songwriter, and NYU Steinhardt alumnus Alan Menken (BA '72, HON '00) joined students, faculty, and friends of NYU Steinhardt on Monday, March 6 for a Master Session at New York City's Steinway Hall. (more...)

THE WAR BOYS Enters Final Weeks at Access Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Naomi Wallace's searing psychological drama The War Boys, directed by James Will McBride, is entering its final two weeks at Access Theater (380 Broadway, NYC). Performances continue through April 16, 2017. (more...)

Greg Louganis to Host YOU SPIN ME 'ROUND: AN 80'S DANCE PARTY for The American Pops
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Greg Louganis - the diving legend who first swept the Olympics in 1984 and 1988 - will serve as celebrity host when Maestro LUKE FRAZIER and THE AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will conclude their all-star 2016-2017 season with You Spin Me 'Round: An 80's Dance Party. (more...)

THE SECOND DECISION is Released
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

NEW YORK, March 30, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ Randy Nelson, CEO of the entrepreneurial coaching and consulting firm Gold Dolphins, LLC, today announced the publication of The Second Decision: the qualified entrepreneur (available now). The book is published with ForbesBooks, the exclusive business book publishing imprint of Forbes Media. (more...)

Tarell Alvin McCraney's CHOIR BOY to Open Raven Theatre Company's 2017-18 Season; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Raven Theatre Company, which will turn 35 years old in March of 2018, announced today that its upcoming 2017-18 season will give Chicago audiences their first looks at plays by three of America's most acclaimed young playwrights. (more...)

Tony Award-Winning Actor Ben Vereen Brings a Night of Career Highlights to The Ridgefield Playhouse on 5/21
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

 The Ridgefield Playhouse and Ridgefield Magazine Broadway and Cabaret Series presents a night with the Legendary Tony Award-winning actor Ben Vereen on Sunday, May 21 at 8 p.m.  Ben Vereen's performances transcend time and are woven into the fabric of this country's artistic legacy. In this special evening, partially underwritten by Adam Broderick Salon and Spa,  you will take a whirlwind trip through Vereen's career and favorite songs - including numbers from Pippin (for which he won the Tony Award) and Jesus Christ Superstar, interspersed with loving and sometimes hilarious anecdotes about some of the Broadway greats he has worked with.  The night winds its way through various autobiographically-inspired segments.  Media sponsor for this special event is CPBN Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network. (more...)

Michael Reagan, Jean Smart and More to Give 'THE ALZHEIMER'S TALKS' for The Art of Alzheimer's
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The Art of Alzheimer's, along with presenting partner UW Medicine, Memory and Brain Wellness Center, is proud to present The Alzheimer's Talks: Perspectives and Personal Stories from Noteworthy Sources. (more...)

The American Pops Orchestra Totally Celebrates the 80's in YOU SPIN ME 'ROUND on 4/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Maestro LUKE FRAZIER and THE AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will conclude their all-star 2016-2017 season with You Spin Me 'Round: An 80's Dance Party on Friday, April 7 at 8:00 PM atThe George Washington University's Lisner Auditorium (730 21st Street NW, Washington, DC). Put on your dancing shoes and travel back in time to the era of neon, teased hair, and shoulder pads as the American Pops interpret the popular music of the 1980's. This "rad" original program combines DJ mixing, live orchestra, dancers, and hot vocalists to bring back favorite music of the 1980's in a whole new way. 80's inspired attire is encouraged. Our talented performers lead the party and will get you into the groove like it's 1989. Tickets to the show are on sale now at www.TheAmericanPops.org. (more...)

Russian Crime Novelist and Political Dissident Boris Akunin to Take on HAMLET Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

The best-selling Russian crime fiction writer Boris Akunin's new stage adaptation of Shakespeare's HAMLET will debut this spring Off-Broadway when Red Lab Productions and Roust Theatre Company present HAMLET. A VERSION, with previews beginning April 21, prior to the official press opening on April 25 at The Theater at St. Clement's (423 W. 46 St.) in New York City. HAMLET. A VERSION is directed by Irina Gachechiladze. The production features original music by Georgian composer Giya Kancheli. (more...)

BWW Interview: Shenandoah's Jake Emmerling Says 'Hello'
by Christopher Castanho - Mar 21, 2017

It's always a comfort knowing that alumni from your Musical Theatre program are working and doing great things in the entertainment industry. Jake Emmerling is doing just that, currently spreading the good word across the country in The Book of Mormon national tour as a member of the ensemble. After returning to his Alma Mater for an afternoon to teach a choreography masterclass, I was lucky enough to sit down with the performer and hear about his experience being on tour with such a big Broadway hit. (more...)

Jim Brickman to Bring PURE PIANO: THE GREATEST HITS to New Orleans
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Jim Brickman has transformed the genre of solo piano music with his original pop-style instrumentals and star-studded vocal collaborations. Brickman celebrates the hits that have spanned his twenty-year career with his 2017 tour Pure Piano: The Greatest Hits. Brickman is bringing the show to New Orleans at the Jefferson Performing Arts Center on Saturday, March 30th at 7:30pm. (more...)

Betty Buckley, Brian Stokes Mitchell and More Set for Theatre Forward's 2017 Roundtable
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Theatre Forward and UBS will host the 14th Annual Broadway Roundtable on Friday, February 3 at UBS (1285 Avenue of the Americas) from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. (more...)

Denis Jones, Tina Landau, Kristin Hanggi, Hunter Foster and More to Helm 2017 Shows at Goodspeed Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Two-time Tony Award-winning Goodspeed Musicals has assembled six exciting teams - three led by prominent women directors - to helm the diverse productions planned this season: a tap-happy musical comedy, a beloved classic, a completely reinvented musical from some of the finest creative minds in musical theatre, two bold new musicals, and a holiday show for all ages. (more...)

Photo Flash: Patti LuPone Brings 'DON'T MONKEY WITH BROADWAY' to the Engeman Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

On Monday, January 23rd and Tuesday, January 24th, 2017, The John W. Engeman Theater hosted two-time Tony and Grammy Award winner Patti LuPone for two sold-out performances benefiting the Northport High School Performing Arts Department. Scroll down for photos of the legendary performer in action! (more...)

Riff to Return to UCPAC This Month for A NIGHT OF LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Valentine's Day may be the original day of love, but this year, the love will continue three days later at the Union County Performing Arts Center. (more...)

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Comes to the Fabulous Fox
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Producers Kevin McCollum, Doug Morris and Motown Founder Berry Gordy are proud to announce the complete cast for the National Tour of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL. (more...)

Joanna Harmon and Eva Schulte to Lead Impulse Training Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2017

Heighten the sense to your own impulses through playful movement. Learn to honor your instincts--for performance, for improvisatory practice, and for daily life. Open to individuals of all experience levels. We believe the diversity with a group supports exponential growth of each of the participants. (more...)

Cheri Nelson Herring Announces ROCK-SOLID BLESSINGS FROM MY GARDEN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

With Jonathan Livingston Seagull as a guide many years ago, Cheri Nelson Herring began her own journey of personal growth, embracing lessons of the heart presented through the eyes of children, world-renowned self-help and spiritual teachers and nature. She believes her life has been presented to her according to a divine plan, and the time has come for her to share some insights from her 70 years of personal growth. (more...)

Engin Inel Holmstrom Shares HOUSE OF DAUGHTERS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Engin Inel Holmstrom first read Jane Austen's 'Pride and Prejudice' as a sophomore in college when she was learning English, and every year since then, she picks up the novel to read it once more. (more...)

RedCloud's Brett Clifton Joins Advisory Board for UW Foster School's Consulting and Business Development Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

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Austin Colby, MaryJoanna Grisso and More to Join American Pops Orchestra for CINDERELLA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Maestro Luke Frazier and The American Pops Orchestra - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will continue their all-star 2016-2017 season with a new take on the classic tale  Cinderella: A Magical, Musical Tale on Saturday, March 11 at 2:00 PM at Live! at 10th and G (First Congregational UCC, 945 G Street NW, WDC 20001). (more...)

Author Alistair Reynolds Will Join the Company of Chopin Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Join The House Theatre of Chicago for a fun and informative conversation before the 8 p.m. performance of Diamond Dogs, this Saturday, Feb. 25 at the Chopin Upstairs Theatre, 1543 W. Division St. Special guest Alastair Reynolds, UK-based novelist and author of Diamond Dogs, will be joined by adaptor Steve Pickering of the Chicago collective Shanghai Low and Artistic Director of The House Nathan Allen. Hear from Reynolds about his inspirations for creating his 'Revelation Space Universe' where Diamond Dogs is set, and from our Chicago-based artists about shaping this world premiere adaptation. Plus, the Company will surely get Reynolds to talk about his background as an astrophysicist with the European Space Agency - an opportunity not to be missed.  Admission for this one-night-only conversation is free. Tickets to the 8 p.m. performance, and all remaining performances of Diamond Dogs, can be purchased at www.thehousetheatre.com. (more...)

BWW Review: Cal State Long Beach's Theatre Arts Department Gets Geeky with SHE KILLS MONSTERS
by George Brietigam - Feb 20, 2017

Cal State Long Beach's spring season is off to a strong start, and their upcoming shows have a tough act to follow. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief February 20th, 2017 - All-Female 1776, 'ARTURO UI' and More on President's Day!
by Jessica Khan - Feb 20, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Carolee Carmello leads an all-female 1776 at 54 Below, and Christian Borle stars in a reading of 'ARTURO UI' at Woodshed. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: ANASTASIA's Christy Altomare Belts 'Journey to the Past' at Her Alma Mater
by Stage Tube - Feb 17, 2017

Inspired by the beloved film, the romantic and adventure-filled new musical Anastasia comes to Broadway. ANASTASIA will begin previews on March 23, 2017 and open on Broadway on April 24, 2017 at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street). Watch ANASTASIA star Christy Altomare belt 'Journey to the Past,' accompanied by the symphony at her Alma Mater, College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati, below! (more...)

Honor Your Instincts at Live Action Set's IMPULSE TRAINING Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

There's still time to register for this joyful and innovative workshop series!  (more...)

Engeman Theater Donates $35,000 to NPT Board of Education
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

On Thursday, February 16, Kevin J. O'Neill, owner of the John W. Engeman Theater at Northport, presented a check for $35,000 to Mr. Robert Banzer, Superintendent of the Northport-East Northort School District, and the Board of Education. The $35,000 check included an $8,000 donation from the educational foundation, FRIENNDS of Northport. (more...)

James Monroe Iglehart and More Featured in New York Film Academy's Upcoming Projects
by Movies News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

La La Land isn't the only vehicle opening the door for a new era of movie musicals. NYFA's original productions feature Tony Award winner James Monroe Iglehart (Hamilton, Aladdin), Tony Award nominee Charlotte d'Amboise (Pippin, A Chorus Line), Jen Perry (Kinky Boots) and others. (more...)

Warren Freeman to Join The American Pops Orchestra for 'SONGS OF LOVE' at Third Thursdays Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Maestro Luke Frazier and The American Pops Orchestra - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will continue their lunchtime concert series "THIRD THURSDAYS" to highlight the unique musical personalities and special talents of the members of their acclaimed ensemble at Live! at 10th and G (First Congregational, UCC Washington - 945 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20001) - this Thursday, February 16 at 12:15 PM. (more...)

Chris Stapleton, Darious Rucker & Brett Eldredge Set for Inaugural CMT HOMETOWN HEROES, 3/31
by TV News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

CMT and Ram Trucks today announced a brand-new, one-hour special CMT HOMETOWN HEROES featuring some of country's most proficient storytellers Chris Stapleton, Darius Rucker and Brett Eldredge as they make surprise returns to their hometowns to give back and perform for their very own hometown heroes. (more...)

Columbus Symphony Orchestra Announces 2017 Music Education Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

???????The Columbus Symphony today announced the winners of the 2017 Music Educator Awards, honoring individuals who make a difference in the community through a dedication to music education and promotion of a greater understanding of and appreciation for the art form. (more...)

Dialogue with Three Chords Returns 2/23!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Dialogue with Three Chords (D3C) kicks off their spring season of independent theatre in Greenwich Village with THE MADNESS OF GOTHAM. (more...)

Digital Agency IMM Promotes Gina Lee to Chief Operating Officer
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

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Eclectic Full Contact Theatre to Launch Reading Series with THE CANDIDATE, SQUIRREL PLAYS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Eclectic Full Contact Theatre announced selections for their new work reading series, 'First Contact', set to run February 19th and 26th at 6PM. The series will include free staged readings of new works by Chicago playwrights Jenny Seidelman and Mia McCullough. (more...)

South Camden Theatre Company Presents MY NAME IS ASHER LEV
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

South Camden Theatre Company presents My Name Is Asher Lev for 9 performances from May 5 through May 21, 2017. Shows are Friday and Saturday nights at 8:00 pm and Sunday matinee's at 2:00 pm. (more...)

On Site Opera Presents U.S. Premiere of LA MERE COUPABLE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Known for staging “the ultimate in intimate productions” (The New York Times), On Site Opera (OSO) presents the U.S. premiere and new site-specific production of Darius Milhaud's La mère coupable (The Guilty Mother). For the premiere, OSO partners with the Darius Milhaud Society and the award-winning International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE). The site-specific production celebrates the 125th birthday of Milhaud and is dedicated to Katharine Warne, composer and founder of the Darius Milhaud Society. La mère coupable also marks the completion of OSO's three-year Figaro Project, in which the company is staging lesser-known operatic adaptations of French playwright Beaumarchais' (1732-1799) famed trilogy of Figaro plays. (more...)

Tony Winners Tapped for THE SILK CRANE Creative Team Aboard Princess Cruises
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Princess Cruises and Oscar, Grammy and Tony award-winning composer Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, Godspell) today announced the creative team for the third show in its exclusive partnership, The Silk Crane.  (more...)

Ali Stroker, John Patrick Shanley to Receive 2017 NYU Alumni Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Ali Stroker (who appears in the upcoming ABC drama Ten Days In the Valley which premieres in a few months & stars Emmy Award-winner Kyra Sedgwick) will be honored on Friday, April 21 at Gotham Hall in New York City by her Alma Mater New York University at the NYU Alumni Association's Annual Awards Luncheon, where she will be celebrated alongside two other distinguished alumni: Academy Award, Tony Award & Pulitzer Prize Award-winner John Patrick Shanley (STEINHARDT '77, HON '09) and attorney Martin Lipton (LAW '55). Stroker will receive the Distinguished Young Alumna Award. (more...)

Jamie Pachino's OTHER THAN HONORABLE to Make World Premiere at Geva Theatre Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Geva Theatre Center presents the world premiere of Other Than Honorable by Jamie Pachino. Other Than Honorable is directed by Kimberly Senior and will be performed in the Wilson Stage from April 25 - May 21. (more...)

Ben Vereen to Celebrate Career at Ridgefield Playhouse Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

The Ridgefield Playhouse and Ridgefield Magazine Broadway and Cabaret Series presents a night with the Legendary Tony Award-winning actor Ben Vereen on Sunday, May 21 at 8 p.m. (more...)

IN TRANSIT's Justin Guarini Boards THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN at The Muny
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Justin Guarini will play 'Vincenzo' opposite the previously announced Beth Malone in the title role of THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN at The Muny this summer. (more...)

Ballet Hispanico to Honor Rita Moreno with Lifetime Achievement Award at 2017 Carnaval Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Ballet Hispanico will honor Puerto Rican legendary actress and EGOT winner Rita Moreno with the Toda Una Vida Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by actress Gina Rodriguez, and Ecuadorian-American Pinnacle Group Chairman and CEO Nina Vaca with the Nuestra Inspiracion Award, presented by Ralph de la Vega, the former Vice Chairman of AT&T Inc. and CEO of Business Solutions & International, at its annual Carnaval Gala in The Plaza Hotel's Grand Ballroom, 768 Fifth Avenue, NYC on Monday, May 15, 2017 at 6:30pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: Geva Theatre Center presents the World Premiere of OTHER THAN HONORABLE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Geva Theatre Center presents the world premiere of Other Than Honorable by Jamie Pachino. Other Than Honorable is directed by Kimberly Senior and will be performed in the Wilson Stage from April 25 - May 21. (more...)

DIRTY DANCING - THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE to Samba Into Ruth Eckerd Hall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Ruth Eckerd Hall presents Broadway's Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage on Friday, May 5 at 8 pm, Saturday, May 6 at 2 & 8 pm and Sunday, May 7 at 2 & 7 pm. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 20, 2017
by - Apr 20, 2017

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

BWW's On This Day - April 19, 2017
by - Apr 19, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 19 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 16, 2017
by - Apr 16, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 16 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 15, 2017
by - Apr 15, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 15 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/15/2017
by - Apr 15, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 4/15/2017. (more...)

Paul Tynan & Aaron Lington's Chapter Five Set for Release by OA2 Records, 5/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Since joining forces in 2008 as the Bicoastal Collective, trumpeter Paul Tynan and baritone saxophonist Aaron Lington have recorded a series of outstanding albums ranging in instrumentation from tentet to quintet to sextet to a quintet featuring a Hammond B-3 organist. (more...)

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