Whodunnit REHEARSAL FOR MURDER Comes To Theatre Royal Glasgow
by Marianka Swain - May 25, 2016

From the pen of the legendary award-winning writing team Richard Levinson and William Link, the creators of the unsurpassable mystery series Murder She Wrote and the award-winning TV detective series Columbo, comes this classic 'whodunnit' murder mystery.  (more...)

Tony Awards Close-Up: Funnyman Christopher Fitzgerald Loves His Weirdo Character in WAITRESS
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 20, 2016

From the moment Christopher Fitzgerld enters the stage in Sara Bareilles and Jessie Nelson's WAITRESS, the comic genius begins. He plays Ogie in a performance that has earned him his third Tony Nomination (Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical). How does he do it? Find out below! (more...)

Ringling Bros. to Debut New Show OUT OF THIS WORLD in Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

The World Premiere of the BRAND NEW 145th edition of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Out Of This World. This show marks the new era of the circus, as it is the FIRST production without the Ringling Bros. elephants. (more...)

San Diego Musical Theatre Sets Complete Cast, Creative Team for 42ND STREET
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

San Diego Musical Theatre (SDMT) continues their 2016 season with the musical comedy classic 42ND STREET. (more...)

Students Across U.S. to Join Paula Abdul and More in Turnaround Arts Talent Show at the White House
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

As part of the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities, the First Lady will welcome students and artists from across the country to perform at the White House Turnaround Arts Talent Show on Wednesday, May 25th. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Nominees - WAITRESS' Christopher Fitzgerald
by Walter McBride - May 18, 2016

On May 4, the nominees flocked to the Paramount Hotel, where they met with the press for the first time since getting the big news. BroadwayWorld will be bringing you coverage from the epic day over the next month (so watch out for lots more), but for now, check out photos of Best Performance by an Actor in Featured Role in a Musical nominee Christopher Fitzgerald, as captured by Walter McBride! (more...)

Landi Oshinowo and Nicolas Colicos to Star in I'M GETTING MY ACT TOGETHER AND TAKING IT ON THE ROAD at Jermyn Street; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

West End stars Landi Oshinowo (Shrek, Barnum, Sister Act) and Nicolas Colicos (Shrek, Barnum, Sister Act) lead the cast of the first UK revival of I'M GETTING MY ACT TOGETHER AND TAKING IT ON THE ROAD at Jermyn Street Theatre. (more...)

Shanghai Acrobats of the People's Republic of China Will Make Segerstrom Center Debut This Fall
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

Lauded as one of the leading acrobatic companies in the world, the award-winning Shanghai Acrobats of the People's Republic of China has been entertaining generations of audiences for five decades, both at home and abroad. For its debut at Segerstrom Center for the Arts, the company will perform a spectacular new show, "Shanghai Nights" on Saturday, October 1 with performances at 2 and 7 p.m. in the Rene?e and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. (more...)

Tony Award Countdown: 30 Years In 30 Days, Michael Crawford in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, 1988
by Michael Dale - May 16, 2016

Before taking on the title role in Andrew Lloyd Webber's international smash, Crawford was best known for his physical comedy. (more...)

Dr. Phillips Center Announces 2016 Applause Award Winners!
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

The Dr. Phillips Center Florida Hospital School of the Arts announces the 2016 recipients of the Applause Awards, boasting a range of students and talent from 22 schools in six counties of Central Florida. (more...)

Navy Awards General Dynamics Bath Iron Works $644 Million for Construction of DDG 51 Class Destroyer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016


Hottest Articles on BWWBooksWorld.com for 3/20/2016 - 3/27/2016
by BWW - Mar 27, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWBooksWorld.com from 3/20/2016 - 3/27/2016. (more...)

Cabaret at Bridge Street Theatre to Continue with Eric Michael Gillett, 4/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2016

'Words & Music: The Songbook Series', a four-program line-up of stellar cabaret entertainment curated by Tom Andersen, kicks off in Catskill on April 1 with five-time MAC Award winner Eric Michael Gillet in 'Man About Town: The Wit and Wisdom of Noel Coward'. This stylish and sophisticated evening will be presented at 8:00pm in Bridge Street Theatre's intimate 'Speakeasy', located at 44 West Bridge Street in the Village of Catskill. (more...)

Catherine Mazur's YOGA MIDLIFE PAIN RELIEF SECRETS Hits #1 in Amazon in 24 Hours
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

CARLSBAD, Calif., March 21, 2016 /PRNewswire-iReach/ YogaMidlifePainRelief.com latest bookYOGA Midlife Pain Relief Secrets: Discover Ancient Yoga Poses & Meditation Techniques To Create A Holistic Mind-Body Medicine Routine, Relieve Stress & Achieve Pain Relief Even For Yoga Beginners byacclaimed yoga and meditation instructor, international best selling author, and workshop leaderCatherine Mazur. Catherine Mazur, an acclaimed yoga and meditation instructor, as she calls herself, has written a new e-book, use the techniques in this book to heal your body and transform your life! Whether the reader is nineteen or ninety, midlife can be a place where one canfind themselves stuck in the middle of their own life, no matter what their age. This book will show those seeking change and revitalization of their life, truly a way out of struggle. This book will lead one back to their authentic self, that part of each of us that is alive, healthy, powerful and filled with courage, purpose and passion. Remember that person? (more...)

Dave Austin's BE A BEAST Hits #1 in Amazon in 24 Hrs
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

RANCHO SANTE FE, Calif., March 21, 2016 /PRNewswire-iReach/ BeABeastbook.com latest book BE A BEAST: Unleash Your Animal Instincts for Performance Driven Results written by International Best Selling author, public speaker, and mental performance coach Dave Austin, corporate trainer and professional speedbag champion Roger Anthony, and ghostwriter and International Best Selling author Cathy Lynn. Dave Austin, new book, BE A BEAST: Unleash Your Animal Instincts for Performance Driven Results was written for anyone to be able to unleash their animal instincts within to achieve performance driven results. (more...)

Jason P. Jordan's YOUR EPIC BOOK LAUNCH Hits #1 on Amazon in 24 hours
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

RENTON, Wash., March 21, 2016 /PRNewswire-iReach/ EpicBookLaunch.com latest book Your Epic Book Launch: How to Write A Book, Launch Your Book into a #1 International Bestseller, Raise Your Income, Make Money Online, and Build a 6 to 7 Figure BusinessEven If You Don't Know How is co-authored by SEO expert, Jason P. Jordan your Chief Promotions Officer, international best selling co-author, and Founder of the The Barnum Media Group. Jason P. Jordan, a Chief Promotions Officer , as he calls himself, has written a new e-book, Your Epic Book Launch with his 19 colleagues. Jason with his co-authors wrote Your EPIC Book Launch so that it gives each author the exact step-by-step plan to start with an idea for a book, write your book, launch your book to become a #1 International Bestseller, get consistent leads, make money online and use high level strategies to close deals and grow a 6 to 7 figure business. (more...)

ABC's OF ATTITUDE by Glenn Bill Hits #1 on Amazon in 24 hours
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS, March 21, 2016 /PRNewswire-iReach/ ABCsofAttitude.com latest book The ABCs of Attitude: Discover Your Secret Formula to Achieve Success in Your Personal and Business Life, Increase Your Emotional Intelligence and GET ATTITUDE! (Attitude Is Everything) written by International Best Selling author, public speaker, and head attitude coach Glenn Bill. There is a Common Link in Successful People, Relationships, Teams, Businesses and Leaders...That Link is Attitude! (more...)

Jason P Jordan's Book Personal Online Promotion Hit #1 in Amazon in Under 24 Hrs
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016


2016 Applause Awards Date Announced
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

The Dr. Phillips Center Florida Hospital School of the Arts announces the ceremony date for the 2016 Applause Awards, taking place in the Walt Disney Theater on June 5, 2016.  Tickets for the awards showcase celebrating excellence in local high school musical theater are $18.00 and may be purchased by visiting the Dr. Phillips Center Box Office at 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, or 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are also available by calling 844.513.2014 or online at drphillipscenter.org. Online and phone ticket purchases include handling fees. (more...)

Glenn Slater's BEATSVILLE Musical Will Premiere in Asolo Rep's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

Today, March 14, 2016, Asolo Rep and the FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training announced their 2016-17 seasons to more than 350 patrons in the Mertz Theatre, located in the FSU Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Nick Adams, Natalie Weiss & Jacob Yandura to Judge Second Round of RISING STAR Singing Competition
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2016

This Sunday, March 13, RISE BAR is seeking it's next RISING STAR! Hosted by Broadways Marty Thomas (Xanadu, The Secret Garden, Wicked), the RISING STAR competition begins Sunday March 6! The contestants will be competing in an 8 week elimination style contest for a $1000 cast prize and paid bookings at RISE Bar with their respective solo show. In addition to it's cash and prize package, RISING STAR is offering networking opportunities with guest celebrity judges, fantastic exposure and valuable live stage experience. (more...)

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey to Bring Circus XTREME to Baltimore
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Circus XTREME, features artists who redefine the word extreme in everything they do, magnifying traditional elements of the circus and combining them with never-before-seen spectacles, original fast-paced performances and incredibly hilarious moments. Audiences will be dazzled and astounded by the beautiful Bengal tigers, double-humped dromedaries ridden by brave Mongolian women and, for the last time, the most popular members of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey family: the magnificent Asian elephants. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Catching up with Michael Crawford on His Return to the West End in THE GO-BETWEEN; Broadway Possibilities & More
by Robert Diamond - Feb 8, 2016

I wasn't surprised when the reaction to the announcement that Michael Crawford would return to the stage, immediately started to trend on Twitter in the UK and to generate internet traffic across the globe. Here, in his own words Michael Crawford, brings us up to date. (more...)

Breaking News: Michael Crawford to Return to the West End in New THE GO-BETWEEN Musical
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

Michael Crawford, the legendary star of stage and screen will return to the London Stage in a new musical, based on the famed novel THE GO-BETWEEN. According to Baz Bamigboye of the UK Daily Mail, the production will begin performances on May 27th at the Apollo Theatre in London's West End. (more...)

Rehearsals Begin Monday for Broadway's WAITRESS, Starring Jessie Mueller
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

Rehearsals begin Monday, February 8 for the spring Broadway production of Waitress, following its sold-out limited engagement at the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University in Cambridge, MA.  (more...)

Thomas Hobson to Star in Falcon Theatre's THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF AMERICA (ABRIDGED)
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

The Falcon Theatre is proud to present its third production of the 2015-2016 Season, THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF AMERICA (ABRIDGED), written by Adam Long, Reed Martin & Austin Tichenor and directed by Jerry Kernion. (more...)

Michael Crawford to Be Honored with Visual Comedy Legend Award 8 April; Plus Career Conversation
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

Michael Crawford, the legendary star of stage and screen will be honored on April 8, 2016 by the Slapstick Festival for his comedy work, at an event with tickets now on sale. (more...)

Michael Crawford to Reprise Comedy Hit SOME MOTHERS DO 'AVE 'EM for Special
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2016

Tonight, the BBC has announced that the star will also reprise his television role of 'Frank Spencer', opposite Michele Dotrice for a one-off TV special on March 18th. Dotrice was also recently seen on the stage in THE LADYKILLERS. (more...)

Terry Prideaux to Direct GRAHAM'S LAW OF DIFFUSION! at MITF
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2016

The Midtown International Theatre Festival - in its tradition of pushing the envelope - presents a parable of the teenaged psyche. Michael K. White's 'Graham's Law of Diffusion!' is a play that takes a brutally honest look at two teenagers dealing with their assumptions in what they perceive is a life or death situation. Which of course, it's not (?) (more...)

BWW Feature: A Brief History of Musicals Performing at the Grammy Awards
by Allison Pichowicz - Feb 14, 2016

On February 15, 2016 HAMILTON will perform its opening number live at the 58th Annual Grammy Awards. Only eight musicals (nine, if you count RIVERDANCE) have had this honor since the first Grammy Award ceremony in 1959. HAMILTON will make history, yet again, as the first show to perform via satellite during the ceremony; while the ceremony is at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, the cast will be performing on their set at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York City. (more...)

Broadway Stars Come To Gettysburg
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2016

Gettysburg Community Theatre, the non-profit 501c3 organization located in the original Elks Lodge building at 49 York Street within the first block of Lincoln Square in historic downtown Gettysburg, will present their 8th Annual Gala "Broadway In Gettysburg" featuring two Broadway stars on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 6:30pm at the Gettysburg College Union Ballroom located at 430 W. Lincoln Avenue in Gettysburg, PA. (more...)

Austin Pendleton to Direct LUNA GALE at Cleveland Play House
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

Cleveland Play House's (CPH) monumental 100th Season continues with the regional premiere of LUNA GALE. CPH welcomes back film and stage legend Austin Pendleton to direct this contemporary drama that begs the question 'To whom do you belong?' Written by Rebecca Gilman, recipient of the 2015 Roe Green Award, LUNA GALE runs February 27 - March 20 in the intimate Allen Theatre. (more...)

Cynthia Erivo, Keala Settle & More Join Hugh Jackman for THE GREATEST SHOWMAN ON EARTH Reading
by Sally Henry - Feb 11, 2016

FOX's musical movie THE GREATEST SHOWMAN ON EARTH is making progress, having just presented a reading to executives prior to filming. Starring the previously announced Hugh Jackman as P.T. Barnum and directed by Michael Gracey in his directorial debut, the reading also starred Cynthia Erivo, Keala Settle, Carrie Manolakos, Marcus Paul James, Adam Halpin, Natalie Weiss, Loren Allred, Tamika Lawrence, Alison Luff, and Ben Thompson. (more...)

El ARCOIRIS todavía no ve su FINAL: Nueva temporada
by Clemente Sanchez - Apr 8, 2016

El Final del Arcoiris continúa temporada del 30 de marzo al 27 de abril. (more...)

New York Next for Glenn Close, Back in SUNSET BOULEVARD?
by Jessica Khan - Apr 5, 2016

Andrew Lloyd Webber's SUNSET BOULEVARD, with Glenn Close reprising her role as 'Norma Desmond', opened to all-around favorable reviews this week at the London Coliseum. With all of the hype surrounding the English National Opera's stripped-down production, lyricist Don Black told the New York Post: 'But of course there is talk of doing it somewhere else. I think there is a very good chance of it going to New York.' (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 30, 2016
by - Apr 30, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 30 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey to Debut 'Out Of This World' Circus Experience
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

This July, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, the circus that started it all, invites fans to blast off on an intergalactic adventure with the launch of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Out Of This WorldTM. (more...)

David Linde and Stuart Ford to Keynote at Winston Baker's International Film Finance Forum in Cannes on May 13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016


BWW Blogs - Un, Dos, Tres... singular sensation
by Marcos Muoz - Apr 27, 2016

Marcos Muñoz, autor de 'Broadwayrriors' firma esta entrada de blog dedicada al programa Un, Dos, Tres que acaba de cumplir 44 años de su estreno en la Television Española (more...)

Datalink Reports First Quarter 2016 Operating Results
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016


Madison Square Park Conservancy Announces Upcoming Programming
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Madison Square Park Conservancy today announced the schedule of summer 2016 Mad. Sq. Park Public Programs. Mad. Sq. Park's public programs connect visitors in engaging ways to the Park's art exhibitions, gardens, green spaces, pathways, sculptures, and history. Through lively art talks and horticulture walks, entertaining performances, concerts and festivals, hands-on activities, and unexpected moments, visitors may find that there is more to Mad. Sq. Park than meets the eye. (more...)

MAGIC MONDAY Returns This May at Santa Monica Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Experience the thrill of magic and spellbinding illusions with a rotating cast of master magicians every week in the Magic Monday cabaret at the Santa Monica Playhouse from May 2 through June 27.  (more...)

The Filling Makes the Pie! Meet the Full Cast of WAITRESS, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 24, 2016

Broadway's WAITRESS began performances on Friday, March 25 with a bang, setting a house record for a single performance the Brooks Atkinson Theatre and announcing a new block of tickets on sale through January 1, 2017. WAITRESS opens today, April 24, 2016. Get ready for tonight's opening bows by scrolling down to learn more about the company, plus watching highlights from the show! (more...)

Last Chance for Animals ('LCA') to Hold Protest at Ringling Bros. Last Elephant Show -- the Final Show After More Than 130 Years
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016


Quest & International Chamber Artists to Present THE PEOPLE'S PASSION PLAY This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

Quest Theatre Ensemble and the International Chamber Artists are proud to announce THE PEOPLE'S PASSION PLAY, a pageant performed with Quest's signature visually arresting large-scale puppetry set to Dvorak's Serenade for Winds, Opus 44, performed by members of the ICA ensemble. (more...)

Linzi Hateley Returns as 'Donna' in West End's MAMMA MIA! - New Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

Linzi Hateley returns to the role of Donna Sheridan in the global smash hit musical MAMMA MIA! at London's Novello Theatre from Monday 13 June 2016.  This is a role she has played twice before in London - from 2007-2009 and in 2010.  Her other recent theatre credits include the national tour of Barnum, London Road (National Theatre) and Les Miserables (Queen's Theatre).  Linzi also appeared in the film version of London Road. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

This first UK revival of this ground-breaking, long-running, off-Broadway and West End musical - I'M GETTING MY ACT TOGETHER AND TAKING IT ON THE ROAD - marks the show's triumphant return to London 35 years after it was first seen at the Apollo Theatre. (more...)

UPDATE: 20th Century Fox Confirms Hugh Jackman's GREATEST SHOWMAN ON EARTH is a 'Go' for 2017
by Movies News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

At yesterday's CinemaCon in Las Vegas, 20th Century FOX announced that the highly anticipated musical movie GREATEST SHOWMAN ON EARTH, starring Hugh Jackman is a 'go' for 2017. (more...)

BWW Interview: Mary Testa in PERICLES at Two River Theatre 4/16 to 5/8
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 12, 2016

We interviewed Mary Testa who will perform in Two River Theater's production of 'Pericles' from April 16th to May 8th. Testa spoke to us about her career, the show and working on the Red Bank stage. (more...)

Tony Winner William Finn to Host Barrington Stage's Season Opener; Donna McKechnie, Leslie Kritzer & More Set
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, is proud to announce Tony Award-winner William Finn's return to host the popular Songs by Ridiculously Talented Composers and Lyricists You Probably Don't Know, But Should... on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage June 10 and 11 at 8:00pm. (more...)

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