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Based on the novel The Ambassadorsby Henry James

ATG Announces Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity as Official Pantomime Charity Partner
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) and First Family Entertainment (FFE) have announced Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity as their official charity partner for the 2016/17 pantomime season. (more...)

SOMI, Megan Hilty, Gabrielle Hamilton, Mara Wilson, BD Wong & More, Nightly at Joe's Pub, 12/1-11
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Beloved jazz songbird Somi returns with a special new work-in-progress called Dreaming Zenzile, detailing the life of legendary activist and singer Miriam Makeba. Dreaming Zenzile is directed by Liesl Tommy, whose most recent works include Eclipsed (at The Public and on Broadway) and Party People (The Public), and stars Somi.    (more...)

The Ambassador Theatre Group Appoints Tony Ball as Chairman
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

The Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG), the global leader in live theatre, is delighted to announce the appointment of a new Chairman, Tony Ball. (more...)

ATG Expands North American Operations
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) is very pleased to announce the appointment of a new North American leadership team: Stephen Lewin who will be Chief Executive and Kristin Caskey who will be Executive Vice-President, Content and Creative, as they expand their North American operations.   (more...)

Rachel York Launches 10-City Concert Tour
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Drama Desk Award-winning actress and singer Rachel York (Disaster!, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Victor/Victoria) embarks on a 10-city concert tour from December, 2016 through April, 2017 beginning with Michael Feinstein's American Songbook at NJPAC! December 1. York joins Feinstein, Andrea McArdle, Jared Grimes, and Youth Songbook Ambassador Julia Goodwin at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark for a cabaret and Q&A featuring favorite American standards. The program will be filmed before a live audience for future broadcast on NJTV, WNET, and WLIW21. (more...)

SOTI Joins Premier Kathleen Wynne and Minister Brad Duguid on Strategic Trade Mission to Japan to Fortify Economic Relations
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016


Limited Run Alert! Alfie Boe and Katherine Jenkins Set for CAROUSEL at English National Opera
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2016

Alfie Boe and Katherine Jenkins will star for the first time together in the West End as Billy Bigelow and Julie Jordan in Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel. (more...)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Powered by SeatGeek: November 25, 2016
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 25, 2016

Looking to buy last minute tickets to a Broadway show? Don't know what to see? Trying to find a theater? (more...)

Broadway Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 11/25/2016
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2016

Broadway Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 11/25/2016. (more...)

Pixel Gear For The Playstation(r)vr Introduces Brand New Multiplayer Game Mode
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Oasis Games Ltd, a leading independent Chinese publisher, today announced an exciting new multiplayer update for its PlayStationVR exclusive 3D pixel arcade shooter, Pixel Gear. The new update includes a unique local multiplayer option in which up to three players can join the action with a DualShock controller, offering 1 vs 1, 1 vs 2 and 1 vs 3 game modes. (more...)

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Releases CONCERTOS FOR ORCHESTRA Featuring Zhou Tian, Thierry Escaich and Sebastian Currier
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) announces the November 17 release of its latest recording Concertos for Orchestra, the second under Music Director Louis Langree. The recording features the world premieres of three concertos for orchestra commissioned by the CSO: Zhou Tian's Concerto for Orchestra, Thierry Escaich's Psalmos and Sebastian Currier's FLEX. (more...)

Reebok and Gigi Hadid Host the #PerfectNever Revolution, Uniting Women to Confront the Notion of Perfection
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016


Goodman Theatre and Chicago Blackhawks Team Up for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Goodman Theatre announces a holiday partnership with the Chicago Blackhawks in two special events this December. (more...)

Main Street Theater Presents Prague Shakespeare Company's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Main Street Theater (MST) continues its partnership with Prague Shakespeare Company (PSC) in presenting PSC's Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare, directed by Guy Roberts, Artistic Director of Prague Shakespeare Company and native Houstonian.  This production premiered in Prague in 2015 and instantly became one of the most successful productions of PSC's history, garnering international attention.  The company played Much Ado… (and its production of Macbeth) in Egypt at the historic Library of Alexandria as part of their 2016 Shakespeare Birthday celebration.  "We are so delighted Rebecca Greene Udden has asked Prague Shakespeare Company to return to Main Street with our production of Much Ado About Nothing," says Roberts.  MST and PSC have been partners and collaborators since 2012. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Richard Kind Helps SHIMMER Shine at Edison Ballroom
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 7, 2016

During WWII, over 23,000 Jews landed in Shanghai seeking refuge from Nazi persecution. This rarely told, true and inspirational story now comes to life as an epic new musical, Shimmer. On Tuesday, December 6, The Appeal of Conscience Foundation, Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment, Hengyuanxiang Drama and Phoenix Cultural Industry Development (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. presented a showcase presentation of the musical at The Edison Ballroom in Times Square, Manhattan. Actor Richard Kind (Broadway's The Producers, Tale of the Allergist's Wife, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels; television's 'Spin City,' 'Mad About You') offered introductory remarks prior to the presentation. (more...)

ATG Offers Magic of Christmas to British Troops
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Thousands of members of the Armed Forces will be laughing their socks off this Christmas as they flock to pantos all over the country thanks to Tickets For Troops and the Ambassador Theatre Group. (more...)

Blake Shelton, Pentatonix & More Set for NBC'S NEW YEAR'S EVE WITH CARSON DALY
by TV News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

NBC will celebrate the new year with NBC'S NEW YEAR'S EVE WITH CARSON DALY, set for Saturday, Dec. 31 and live from Times Square in New York (more...)

West End's 1984 to Tour Australia in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

The West End smash hit adaptation of George Orwell's dystopian masterpiece 1984 will tour Australia in 2017. The Olivier Award nominated production has been seen by over 400,000 people worldwide and will play major seasons in Adelaide, Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney, Canberra and Perth over a four month period. (more...)

VIDEO: Shaquille O'Neal Explains Why He's a Hall of Fame Ambassador of Fun
by - Dec 7, 2016

On last night's LATE NIGHT, guest Shaquille O'Neal talked to Seth about being inducted into the NBA Hall of Fame and explains what motivates him to do Shaq-a-Clause and Marine Toys for Tots year after year. (more...)

Falu's Bollywood Orchestra and More Join The Barns at Wolf Trap 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Wolf Trap has announced new shows added to The Barns at Wolf Trap lineup for 2016-2017: Punch Brothers' banjoist Noam Pikelny, beautiful Indian melodies from Falu and her Bollywood Orchestra, Virginia rockers Pat McGee Band, soul-stirring world music with Idan Raichel, and country/bluegrass songstress Kathy Mattea. (more...)

Five Parties in One at the Amway Grand, JW Marriott, and Courtyard
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Celebrate the past and look to the future! Be a part of the most epic New Year's Eve experience the area offers at The Ballroom Bashes in Downtown Grand Rapids! (more...)

Michael Feinstein's 2017 Great American Songbook Academy Opens Applications
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

The Great American Songbook Foundation has launched the nationwide application process for its 2017 Songbook Academy, a summer music and performance intensive for high school students led by Foundation founder and five-time Grammy Award nominee Michael Feinstein. (more...)

Culture Secretary Leads a Cultural Delegation to Punchdrunk's SLEEP NO MORE in Shanghai
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Last night Rt Hon Karen Bradley MP, Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, led a delegation from the UK's cultural industries to visit the McKinnon Hotel in Shanghai's Jing'An District. (more...)

Broadway's DEAR EVAN HANSEN to Launch Digital Lottery Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Producer Stacey Mindich announced today that beginning tomorrow, Wednesday, December 7, Dear Evan Hansen will launch a digital lottery, which will allow users to enter the lottery for a chance to purchase specially-priced tickets to that day's performance. (more...)

Oxfam Joins With Minnie Driver & More to Launch 'I Hear You' Project In Support Of Refugees
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Today Oxfam launches 'I Hear You', a project designed to amplify the personal stories of the world's most vulnerable refugees with some of Hollywood's leading voices. (more...)

Nominations Announced for the 2016 Glugs Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Beloved Sydney theatre group THE GLUGS - now celebrating their 50th year - proudly present nominations for the 2016 GLUGS THEATRE AWARDS. The awards ceremony will be held on Monday 6 February 2016 at The Castlereagh Hotel. (more...)

State Theatre Announces 90 YEARS OF WOW Gala
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

The Follett Family & Follett LLC presents the State Theatre 90 Years of WOW Gala on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at the historic StateTheatre Center for the Arts, Easton, PA. Andy Daub, former State Theatre Board President and founder of the Friends of the State Theatre, which worked to save the theatre from demise in the 1980's, and his wife Carolyn will be Honorary Chairs of the event. (more...)

SHOPBOP Unveils #HolidayHowTo At Home With Latest Campaign Star Kate Bosworth
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016


STAGE TUBE: BWW Takes You On the Red Carpet at the Premiere of DEAR EVAN HANSEN
by Stage Tube - Dec 5, 2016

BroadwayWorld was live on Facebook last night catching up with all the stars on the red carpet at the premiere of DEAR EVAN HANSEN. See who we got to talk to, including Aaron Tveit, Darren Criss, Terrence Mann, and more! (more...)

KINKY BOOTS Star Todrick Hall Named National Ambassador for 2017 KIDS' NIGHT ON BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The Broadway League has announced that Todrick Hall, now starring in Kinky Boots, will serve as a National Ambassador for the 2017 KIDS' NIGHT ON BROADWAY, taking place in New York City on Tuesday, February 28th, 2017. (more...)

Freeform to Present Holiday Shorts FUNNY OR DIE PRESENTS SANTA'S SHORTS
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

It's the most wonderful time of the year and in honor of their 20 years of Christmas cheer, Freeform is making this year's '25 Days of Christmas' the merriest one yet. (more...)

Join BWW on Facebook Live For The DEAR EVAN HANSEN Red Carpet Beginning at 6PM EST
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2016

BroadwayWorld will be streaming LIVE from the red carpet of the opening night of Dear Evan Hansen beginning around 6PM EST. Tune in at to see your favorite stars walk the red carpet! (more...)

Susan Lucci Wants to Come Back to Broadway, but Only for the Right Part
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2016

According to Page Six, Susan Lucci (Annie Get Your Gun) has been offered parts to return to the Great White Way, but 'It has to be the right part. I am not looking to play a soft little lamb. It has to be a juicy seductress role. Let me put it this way, if 'Dynasty' were to become a play, I'd want to be Alexis,' the actress told Page Six at the opening night of A Bronx Tale on Broadway.  (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN Cast Recording Available for Pre-Order Today; Full Tracklist!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

The Original Broadway Cast Recording of the new musical Dear Evan Hansen, released on Atlantic Records, is available for pre-order today, Friday, December 2 at all DSPs here. (more...)

Abigail Breslin, Norbert Leo Butz and More Join The New Group's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

The New Group announces additional casting for productions coming up in the company's 2016-2017 Season. (more...)

Jackie Evancho to Perform Live in Concert at the Brown Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Jackie Evancho Live in Concert will hit the Brown Theatre (315 W. Broadway, Louisville) on Sunday, December 18, 2016 at 7 p.m. (more...)

Ultra Music Festival Resistance Phase One Lineup Announced
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

The 2017 edition of ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL will see its RESISTANCE concept dominate not one, but two huge stages at Bayfront Park as it grows into a festival within the festival. (more...)

Brad Absher and the Swamp Royale Serve Up Magical Gumbo of Blues, Gospel, Americana, Folk & Jazz
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Perfectly embodying the title of his new Triple A/Americana driven album, Brad Absher ( is one 'Lucky Dog'! (more...)

Freeform Promises Bigger & Better '25 Days of Christmas' Programming Event
by TV News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

It's the most wonderful time of the year and in honor of their 20 years of Christmas cheer, Freeform is making this year's “25 Days of Christmas” the merriest one yet. (more...)

Red Note Foundation Ambassador Shari Rowe to Perform in SOUNDS OF CAROLS Benefit at Mesa Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Red Note Foundation Celebrity Ambassador, Shari Rowe, will be spreading holiday cheer performing for the 4th Annual Benefit Concert, Sounds of Carols, on December 5. Shari will be joined with the Volunteer Choir and Orchestra to celebrate the true reason for the season beginning at 7:00 pm at The Mesa Arts Center. (more...)

Curve Announces First Cohort of the New Bame Curve Leadership Programme
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Curve are delighted to announce the appointment of Black and Minority Ethnicity cultural managers, artists and early career leaders in Leicester and Leicestershire as part of a new cultural leadership programme. (more...)

King's to Raise Funds for Roald Dahl Charity this Christmas
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

The King's Theatre will be raising funds for Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity during the 2016/17 panto season. (more...)

PARAMOUR Will Soar to Another Venue as Broadway's Lyric Theatre Begins Renovations
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Ambassador Theatre Group has announced that the Lyric Theatre (213 West 42nd Street) will close temporarily, beginning May 2017, to undergo renovations. Cirque du Soleil Paramour will continue to perform at the Lyric Theatre until April 16, 2017, before relocating to another theater. (more...)

Softchoice and Lenovo POWER UP Seven Deserving Schools with Technology Grants
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016


'My Great-Grandfather Grand-Admiral von Tirpitz' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Author Corrado Pirzio-Biroli reveals to readers the European history after Bismarck and the biography of Grand Admiral von Tirpitz. 'My Great-Grandfather Grand-Admiral von Tirpitz: German Leader after Bismarck and before Hitler' (published by Archway Publishing) is a reminder that imperialism and nationalism are anti-chambers of war and that the prejudice, paranoia and vanity of certain leaders can lead to arbitrary decisions that are contrary to the interests of ordinary citizens, let alone the leaders themselves. (more...)

Robert Whitfield Releases THE LIGHTS AND THE MUSIC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Robert Whitfield, a former corporate lawyer, investment banker, and management consultant, has completed his new book 'The Lights and the Music': a gripping and potent work of romantic fiction. (more...)

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Waves Wand at the Lyric for Broadway Bow
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

As reported earlier today, Cirque du Soleil's PARAMOUR will be vacating Broadway's Lyric Theatre for renovations commencing in May 2017. And it turns there are some other - more magical - reasons for the move. (more...)

Localeur Doubles Team, Introduces New Advisory Board
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016


by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Conductor Kent Nagano, the Orchestre symphonique de Montreal (OSM) and numerous partners officially launched La musique aux enfants (music for kids), a music prekindergarten and kindergarten at Ecole St-Remi Annexe, of the Commission scolaire de la Pointe-de-l'Île (CSPI) in the borough of Montreal-Nord.  (more...)

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