It's a Mormon... It's a Snowman... It's Josh Gad! Top 5 Roles We Want to See Josh Gad Play in the Future!It's a Mormon... It's a Snowman... It's Josh Gad! Top 5 Roles We Want to See Josh Gad Play in the Future!
by Sally Henry - May 9, 2015

Stage and screen actor Josh Gad, best known to Broadway fans as the original Elder Cunningham in THE BOOK OF MORMON, seems to be the reigning king of the 'sidekick' role. I posed the question on Facebook and Twitter, and our awesome readers gave us their opinions. Below, check out mine and the readers' picks! (more...)

E! to Debut Hollywood Reality Series STEWARTS & HAMILTONS, 7/26E! to Debut Hollywood Reality Series STEWARTS & HAMILTONS, 7/26
by TV News Desk - May 8, 2015

Get ready for laughs, fun, and a whole lot of love from a family with a lineage only Hollywood could produce. Meet the “Stewarts & Hamiltons,” a blended family of Hollywood royalty centering around Kimberly Stewart, daughter of Rod Stewart and former model Alana Stewart. (more...)

BWW Reviews: MARINA's HI-NRG FITNESS LIVE! is a Crowd Pleaser for Theatre and Exercise EnthusiastsBWW Reviews: MARINA's HI-NRG FITNESS LIVE! is a Crowd Pleaser for Theatre and Exercise Enthusiasts
by Marina Kennedy - May 7, 2015

MARINA's 'Hi-nrg Fitness Live!' is a fun, fast and motivating exercise workshop that blends fitness and theatre. (more...)

BILLY ELLIOT's Maria May Stars in IF THE TREES COULD TALK Film, Screening This WeekendBILLY ELLIOT's Maria May Stars in IF THE TREES COULD TALK Film, Screening This Weekend
by Movies News Desk - May 6, 2015

Maria May makes the leap from Broadway to the silver screen!  (more...)


by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

Sonia Friedman Productions, in partnership with Sky Arts, has allocated 100 £10 tickets, spread throughout the auditorium for every performance of Lyndsey Turner's production of Hamlet starring Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role at the Barbican Theatre from 5 August 2015. (more...)

MATILDA THE MUSICAL Launches National Tour in Los Angeles TonightMATILDA THE MUSICAL Launches National Tour in Los Angeles Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

The First National Tour of Matilda the Musical, produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company and The Dodgers, launches tonight, May 29, with an official tour opening set for June 7, 2015 at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

Sonia Friedman Productions, in partnership with Sky Arts, has allocated 100 £10 tickets, spread throughout the auditorium for every performance of Lyndsey Turner's production of Hamlet starring Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role at the Barbican Theatre from 5 August 2015. (more...)

POCKETBOOK OF TIPS FOR MOOCHERS is ReleasedPOCKETBOOK OF TIPS FOR MOOCHERS is Released
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

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BWW Reviews: KISS ME KATE at Hartford Stage CompanyBWW Reviews: KISS ME KATE at Hartford Stage Company
by Karen Bovard - May 26, 2015

Director Darko Tresnjak, who won big with A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER on Broadway last season, has masterminded another Broadway-style musical confection with his new production of KISS ME KATE at the Hartford Stage Company. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Mike McGowan and Anastasia Barzee in KISS ME, KATE, Coming to The Old GlobePhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at Mike McGowan and Anastasia Barzee in KISS ME, KATE, Coming to The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

?The Old Globe and Hartford Stage's co-production of Kiss Me, Kate, the classic musical comedy featuring a book by Sam and Bella Spewack and an iconic score by Cole Porter, will be choreographed by Peggy Hickey and directed by Hartford Stage Artistic Director and former Old Globe Shakespeare Festival Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak, who won the 2014 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical for A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, which made its world premiere at The Old Globe and Hartford Stage in 2013. The Hartford Stage engagement runs May 14 - June 14; The Old Globe engagement will begin performances on July 1 and run through August 2, with opening night on Thursday, July 9 at 8:00 p.m. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

Darko Tresnjak Directs KISS ME, KATE, Beginning Tonight in HartfordDarko Tresnjak Directs KISS ME, KATE, Beginning Tonight in Hartford
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2015

Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak will helm Kiss Me, Kate-his first musical since winning the 2014 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical for A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder. A co-production with The Old Globe in San Diego, Kiss Me, Kate will play for only four weeks, from tonight, May 14-June 14. (more...)

Omnia Media Signs New Influencers Across Platforms and Hits 1.5 Billion Monthly ViewsOmnia Media Signs New Influencers Across Platforms and Hits 1.5 Billion Monthly Views
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

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George Wendt and Tim Kazurinsky to Lead FUNNYMAN at NorthlightGeorge Wendt and Tim Kazurinsky to Lead FUNNYMAN at Northlight
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, announces the cast for the World Premiere of Bruce Graham's Funnyman, kicking off Northlight's 41st Season. The cast includes George Wendt, Tim Kazurinsky, Amanda Drinkall, Steve Haggard, Rob Lindley and an additional role to be announced. Funnyman, directed by BJ Jones and developed through Northlight's Interplay series, runs September 11-October 18, 2015 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie. (more...)

Carole Shelley to Depart A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER; Successor Set!Carole Shelley to Depart A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER; Successor Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2015

It was announced today that Judy Blazer will join the cast of the Tony Award winning Best Musical, A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, in the role of Miss Shingle.  She will begin performances on Tuesday, June 30.  Carole Shelley, who currently fills the role, will play her final performance on Sunday, June 28. (more...)

BWW Reviews: CASA VALENTINA at GableStageBWW Reviews: CASA VALENTINA at GableStage
by Roger Martin - Jun 4, 2015

...where the tough guys cater to their girls within (more...)

Judy Blazer Joins A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER TonightJudy Blazer Joins A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

Judy Blazer joins the cast of the Tony Award winning Best Musical, A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, in the role of 'Miss Shingle' tonight, June 30. (more...)

CITIZEN: AN AMERICAN LYRIC to Play Fountain Theatre, 8/1-9/14CITIZEN: AN AMERICAN LYRIC to Play Fountain Theatre, 8/1-9/14
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2015

A meditation on race fusing poetry, prose, movement, music and the video image, Citizen: An American Lyric is a provocative new stage adaptation of Claudia Rankine's internationally acclaimed book of poetry about everyday acts of racism in America. Adapted by multiple award-winning playwright Stephen Sachs, helmed by multi award winning director Shirley Jo Finney, and featuring a talented six-member ensemble including Bernard K. Addison, Leith Burke, Tina Lifford, Tony Maggio, Simone Missick and Lisa Pescia, the world premiere of Citizen opens at the Fountain Theatre on August 1. (more...)

Mike McGowan & Anastasia Barzee to Lead KISS ME, KATE at The Old Globe; Darko Tresnjak DirectsMike McGowan & Anastasia Barzee to Lead KISS ME, KATE at The Old Globe; Darko Tresnjak Directs
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2015

The complete cast and creative team have been announced for The Old Globe's presentation of Kiss Me, Kate, the classic musical comedy featuring a book by Sam and Bella Spewack and an iconic score by Cole Porter. (more...)

Darko Tresnjak Helms Anastasia Barzee in KISS ME, KATE at The Old Globe; Full Cast, Creative Team Announced!Darko Tresnjak Helms Anastasia Barzee in KISS ME, KATE at The Old Globe; Full Cast, Creative Team Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2015

The complete cast and creative team have been announced for The Old Globe's presentation of Kiss Me, Kate, the classic musical comedy featuring a book by Sam and Bella Spewack and an iconic score by Cole Porter. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 6/16/2015 - 6/23/2015Hottest Articles on BWW 6/16/2015 - 6/23/2015
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Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 6/16/2015 - 6/23/2015. (more...)

Review Roundup: E.L. James' GREY Spin-Off NovelReview Roundup: E.L. James' GREY Spin-Off Novel
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

E.L. James released her fourth novel from the FIFTY SHADES OF GREY series yesterday, June 18 -- Christian Grey's birthday in the novels. Written from Christian's point of view, the book is called GREY. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Have You Heard... ANASTASIA is Coming to the Stage? Brush Up on the Movie!STAGE TUBE: Have You Heard... ANASTASIA is Coming to the Stage? Brush Up on the Movie!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2015

While we eagerly wait for the show to premiere at Hartford Stage, brush up on the songs from the movie below! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 6/17/2015 - ON YOUR FEET! Opens in Chicago and More!WAKE UP with BWW 6/17/2015 - ON YOUR FEET! Opens in Chicago and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jun 17, 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: ON YOUR FEET! opens in Chicago, Broadway vets lend their talents around the country and more! (more...)

SHARKNADO 3 & More Set for Syfy's Star-Studded Comic-Con Panels in San DiegoSHARKNADO 3 & More Set for Syfy's Star-Studded Comic-Con Panels in San Diego
by TV News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

Syfy today announced five star-studded 2015 San Diego International Comic-Con panels and two exclusive screenings, showcasing The Expanse, Childhood's End, 12 Monkeys, Dominion, Z Nation and Sharknado 3. (more...)

Elena Shaddow and Ramin Karimloo Star in Reading of ANASTASIA Musical in NYCElena Shaddow and Ramin Karimloo Star in Reading of ANASTASIA Musical in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

A staged reading of the new musical version of Anastasia -- featuring book by Terrence McNally, music by Stephen Flaherty and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens -- was held New York City last week on June 12. The New York Post writes that THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY's Elena Shaddow played the leading role of 'Anna' in the workshop, opposite LES MISERABLES' Ramin Karimloo as 'Dimitri', her love interest. (more...)

West End's HAMLET, Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Announces Full CastWest End's HAMLET, Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Announces Full Cast
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Rehearsals begin today (15 June 2015) for Lyndsey Turner's production of William Shakespeare's Hamlet with Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role.   (more...)

McNally, Ahrens & Flaherty's Hartford-Bound ANASTASIA Musical Gets NYC Staged Reading TodayMcNally, Ahrens & Flaherty's Hartford-Bound ANASTASIA Musical Gets NYC Staged Reading Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

A staged reading of the new musical version of Anastasia -- featuring book by Terrence McNally, music by Stephen Flaherty and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens -- will be held in New York City today, June 12, 2015. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 6/12/2015 - ANASTASIA, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, ALLEGIANCE and More!WAKE UP with BWW 6/12/2015 - ANASTASIA, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, ALLEGIANCE and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jun 12, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: The new Anastasia musical gets a reading in NYC today! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights! Anastasia Barzee and More in KISS ME, KATE at The Old GlobeSTAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights! Anastasia Barzee and More in KISS ME, KATE at The Old Globe
by Stage Tube - Jul 9, 2015

The Old Globe's presentation of Kiss Me, Kate, the classic musical comedy featuring a book by Sam and Bella Spewackand an iconic score by Cole Porter, is a spectacular revival in collaboration with Hartford Stage, choreographed by Peggy Hickey and directed by Hartford Stage Artistic Director and former Old Globe Shakespeare Festival Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak, who won the 2014 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical for A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, which made its world premiere at The Old Globe and Hartford Stage in 2013. The Old Globe engagement runs now through August 2, with opening night tonight, July 9, on the Donald and Darlene ShileyStage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Click below to watch highlights from the show! (more...)

Madison Recreation, Playwrights Theatre to Present MAGIC TO DO and HOW TO EAT LIKE A CHILD This SummerMadison Recreation, Playwrights Theatre to Present MAGIC TO DO and HOW TO EAT LIKE A CHILD This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2015

The Madison Recreation Department and Playwrights Theatre will present two summer musicals in July. MAGIC TO DO -- A Musical Revue of Stephen Schwartz and HOW TO EAT LIKE A CHILD And Other Lessons In Not Being A Grownup. Performances will take place at Fairleigh Dickinson University, The Barn Theatre, 285 Madison Avenue, Madison, NJ. (more...)

Tony Nominee Emily Skinner to Teach Master Class in Ada, 7/19Tony Nominee Emily Skinner to Teach Master Class in Ada, 7/19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2015

The Chickasaw Nation presents a Master Class "How to Audition and Song Interpretation," led by Broadway star Emily Skinner, from 1:30 - 4 p.m.,  Sunday, July 19, at the arts & humanities building. (more...)

Tickets to all Shows for the Hartford Stage 2015/16 Season on Sale July 13Tickets to all Shows for the Hartford Stage 2015/16 Season on Sale July 13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2015

Tickets to all shows for the Hartford Stage 2015/16 Season, including the world premieres of Rear Window and the new musical Anastasia, will go on sale July 13 by phone at 860-527-5151 or online at www.hartfordstage.org. (more...)

Christopher Shinn's AN OPENING IN TIME to Premiere at Hartford Stage This FallChristopher Shinn's AN OPENING IN TIME to Premiere at Hartford Stage This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

Hartford Stage presents the world premiere of An Opening in Time by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Connecticut native Christopher Shinn, with direction by Oliver Butler of The Debate Society, from September 17 through October 11, 2015. An Opening in Time's central Connecticut setting is inspired by Shinn's hometown of Wethersfield. (more...)

Celebrities Recommend, 'Learning Foreign Languages Can Make You Famous.' 2Polyglot Provides Customers and Freelancers With an Online Linguistic PlatformCelebrities Recommend, 'Learning Foreign Languages Can Make You Famous.' 2Polyglot Provides Customers and Freelancers With an Online Linguistic Platform
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

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Broadway's Saunders Siblings to Play 54 Below, 8/3Broadway's Saunders Siblings to Play 54 Below, 8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Broadway's Saunders Siblings on August 3 @ 9:30pm. Family never sounded so good! Alanna Saunders (NBC's Peter Pan Live!), Heath Saunders (Lennon: Through A Glass Onion), Claire Saunders (Nancy Meyers' The Intern) and Trent Saunders (Disney's Aladdin on Broadway) will rock you with a mix of pop and contemporary Broadway. You won't stop smiling as these four take you on a comic journey into their surprising, mixed-up, close-knit family. Go on, challenge yourself to pick your favorite between identical twins Alanna and Claire. You've never heard songs from Adele, Anastasia (the movie), Sam Smith and Jason Robert Brown sung quite this way before. (more...)

Benedict Cumberbatch-Led HAMLET Eyeing West End, Stateside Runs?Benedict Cumberbatch-Led HAMLET Eyeing West End, Stateside Runs?
by Jessica Khan - Jul 30, 2015

Lyndsey Turner's production of William Shakespeare's HAMLET, starring Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role, will begin performances at the Barbican Theatre next month. But with hundreds of fans traveling from across the globe to see the SHERLOCK actor take on the Bard for measly 12-week run, the only thing theatergoers want to know is -- will the show transfer, to where, and when? (more...)

Sonia Friedman Promises 'Timeless', 'Rock-and-Roll' HAMLET With Benedict CumberbatchSonia Friedman Promises 'Timeless', 'Rock-and-Roll' HAMLET With Benedict Cumberbatch
by Jessica Khan - Jul 29, 2015

Lyndsey Turner's production of William Shakespeare's HAMLET, starring Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role, will begin performances at the Barbican Theatre next month. And Producer Sonia Friedman is being tight-lipped about what Cumberbatch groupies, many of whom are unfamiliar with the Bard, will see in London. (more...)

Lucas Richman to Lead 2015 BMI Conducting WorkshopLucas Richman to Lead 2015 BMI Conducting Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI), the global leader in music rights management, will continue to celebrate and nurture the art of conducting at the organization's annual six-day conducting workshop series taught by BMI Classic Contribution Award winner, conductor and composer Lucas Richman. (more...)

Amanda Flahive to Lead Williams Street Rep's GYPSY as 'Mama Rose'; Full Cast Announced!Amanda Flahive to Lead Williams Street Rep's GYPSY as 'Mama Rose'; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2015

In 1959 Ethel Merman, the prominent musical theatre actress of her time, and David Merrick were searching for their next project. After reading an excerpt from the memoir by Gypsy Rose Lee, Merrick felt they had said project and GYPSY was born. (more...)

BWW Reviews: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Synetic TheaterBWW Reviews: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Synetic Theater
by Hannah Menchhoff - Jul 20, 2015

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STITCHES to Run 8/6-15 at TheaterLabSTITCHES to Run 8/6-15 at TheaterLab
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2015

In Stitches Jane is coming apart at the seams, and her sister Jill is trying to hold it all together. When the phone rings their lives become irrevocably intertwined, and the the fine line between self-destruction and self-control quickly begins to erode. (more...)

#JoeyShine Video Contest Winner Announced for NYMF's Joey Contreras in Concert#JoeyShine Video Contest Winner Announced for NYMF's Joey Contreras in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2015

The Grand Prize winner of the Polish Your Passion and NYMF's Joey Contreras in Concert inaugural #JoeyShine Video Contest is Amanda Lopez. (more...)

BWW Reviews: SoLuna Studio's IN THE HEIGHTSBWW Reviews: SoLuna Studio's IN THE HEIGHTS
by Melissa Giordano - Jul 15, 2015

When I attended In the Heights on Broadway, I thoroughly enjoyed it and I'm thrilled that Hauppauge's SoLuna Studio has added it to their summer season. The wonderful production runs through July 26th at the adorable Long Island venue. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Benedict Cumberbatch in Rehearsal for Barbican's HAMLETPhoto Flash: First Look at Benedict Cumberbatch in Rehearsal for Barbican's HAMLET
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2015

Rehearsal photos have been released for Lyndsey Turner's production of William Shakespeare's Hamlet with Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role - check them out below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 7/14/15- Arthur LaurentsSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 7/14/15- Arthur Laurents
by Stage Tube - Jul 14, 2015

Happy Birthday Arthur Laurents! Laurents' first play, Home of the Brave, opened on Broadway in 1945, followed by many others. He wrote his first musical, West Side Story, in 1957, followed by Gypsy and others. His first screenplay was The Snake Pit in 1948, followed by others including Rope, Anastasia, The Way We Were and The Turning Point. His own play, Invitation to a March in 1960, was the first of several he directed. I Can Get It for You Wholesale in 1961 was the first musical he directed, followed by others including La Cage aux Folles and Gypsy with Angela Lansbury, then Tyne Daly and most recently, Patti LuPone. He pased away in May 2011. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - July 12, 2015BWW's On This Day - July 12, 2015
by - Jul 12, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 12 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Darko Tresnjak-Helmed KISS ME, KATE Extends Through Aug 9 at The Old GlobeDarko Tresnjak-Helmed KISS ME, KATE Extends Through Aug 9 at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2015

The Old Globe's presentation of Kiss Me, Kate, the classic musical comedy featuring a book by Sam and Bella Spewack and an iconic score by Cole Porter, will now add a week by popular demand and run through August 9 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Tickets for the extension will go on sale this Sunday, July 12 at noon. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 7/1/2015 - 'LITTLE SHOP' at Encores! and More!WAKE UP with BWW 7/1/2015 - 'LITTLE SHOP' at Encores! and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jul 1, 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: Ashman & Menken's classic LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS returns to the stage tonight! (more...)

THE JERSEY DEVIL to Be Released Worldwide 10/27THE JERSEY DEVIL to Be Released Worldwide 10/27
by Movies News Desk - Aug 3, 2015

Humanity Pride Productions, Green Light Films, Diamond Jesus Productions have signed with Shami Media Group, Inc. and are pleased to announce the official release of the multi award-winning comedy film, The Jersey Devil! (more...)

BWW Reviews: CITIZEN: AN AMERICAN LYRIC Lyrically Teaches Racism 101BWW Reviews: CITIZEN: AN AMERICAN LYRIC Lyrically Teaches Racism 101
by Gil Kaan - Aug 3, 2015

If, for some inexplicable reason one didn't know, the world premiere of Citizen: An American Lyric  will make it a point to educate you that racism exists. The multi-awarding winning book of poetry of the same name by Claudia Rankine, on which Stephen Sachs has adapted, will reinforce the many instances that black people deal with racism from their white counterparts. Citizen, ably directed by Shirley Jo Finney, succeeds more as a poetic performance art piece than an actual scripted play. (more...)

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