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Ladies and gentleman, boys and girls, children of all ages... step right up to The Ritz Theatre for a front row seat and a first rate glance at the jugglers, clowns, trapeze artists and original ring leader of them all... Mr. P.T. Barnum! Written by Mark Bramble, Music by Cy Coleman and Lyrics by Michael Stewart, we're giving a fresh, exciting new look to this classic American Musical. Based on the life of showman P.T. Barnum, this spectacle takes you to a world like you've never seen before! Here lies a rare gem that offers everything from traditional musical theatre to the tantalizing stir of excitement that one can only find waiting underneath the big top!


BWW Exclusive Interview: Tony-Winning Costume Designer Ann Hould-Ward Talks Paper Mill's Broadway-Bound CAN CANBWW Exclusive Interview: Tony-Winning Costume Designer Ann Hould-Ward Talks Paper Mill's Broadway-Bound CAN CAN
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 8, 2014

BWW speaks exclusively with talented Tony Award-winning costume designer Ann Hould-Ward (Broadway's Beauty and the Beast), the force behind the magnificent costumes for this highly-anticipated production. (more...)

Dancers Over 40 to Honor Joe Layton 10/20 with 'I LIKE YOUR STYLE' Tribute at St. Luke's TheaterDancers Over 40 to Honor Joe Layton 10/20 with 'I LIKE YOUR STYLE' Tribute at St. Luke's Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

I LIKE YOUR STYLE: A TRIBUTE TO JOE LAYTON, hosted by six-time Emmy Award winner Bruce Vilanch, will take place Monday, October 20th, 2014, at 7 pm, St. Luke's Theater, 308 West 46th St., NYC. Featuring performances by Loni Ackerman, Jill O'Hara, Walter Willison, rare video footage of Layton shows, and a gaggle of gypsies to discuss Joe's Life and Legacy. (more...)

THE ADDAMS FAMILY, Starring Rachel de Benedet and David Engel, Creeps Into Ogunquit Playhouse, 10/1-26THE ADDAMS FAMILY, Starring Rachel de Benedet and David Engel, Creeps Into Ogunquit Playhouse, 10/1-26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

"They're creepy and they're kooky, mysterious and spooky, they're altogether ooky!" The Broadway musical sensation The Addams Family is on stage at the Ogunquit Playhouse October 1 through 26. Broadway's Rachel de Benedet and David Engel star in this musical comedy that brings the beloved and bizarre first family of comedy to life, complete with show-stopping musical numbers, the Broadway set and costumes by Phelim McDermott and Julian Crouch and puppets by the "inestimable" Basil Twist. (more...)

Bruce Vilanch Will Host The Joe Layton Tribute at St.Luke'sTheater, 10/20Bruce Vilanch Will Host The Joe Layton Tribute at St.Luke'sTheater, 10/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Dancers Over 40 honors prolific director/choreographer Joe Layton, who crossed all mediums to create memorable musicals, TV specials, concerts and much more, including Two by Two, Sail Away, Once Upon a Mattress, Sound of Music, No Strings, Dear World, George M!, and Barnum, just to name a few. DO40 members who have worked with Joe on multiple shows and will be panelists include Nicole Barth, James Dybas, Dorothy Frank Danner, Carolyn Kirsch, Sondra Lee, Lawrence Leritz, Patti Mariano, Lawrence Merritt and Mary Zahn. (more...)

Jim Speake to Bring 'I'M A BRASS BAND' to The Duplex in OctoberJim Speake to Bring 'I'M A BRASS BAND' to The Duplex in October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

MAC (Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs) nominee Jim Speake, the loveable actor-singer who hails from Alabama, has a certain charm that has his audiences wanting to see him more than they already do! And they will very soon, when Jim brings back the acclaimed show "I'm a Brass Band, Jim Speake Sings Cy Coleman at the Duplex" for two more performances. (more...)

Carolee Carmello, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Rachel Bay Jones & More Set to Sing Miller and Tysen at 54 BelowCarolee Carmello, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Rachel Bay Jones & More Set to Sing Miller and Tysen at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents "The Songs of Miller and Tysen" on Monday, September 15th, 2014. Shows at 7:00pm and 9:30pm. Described as equal parts James Taylor and Stephen Sondheim, Chris Miller and Nathan Tysen's songs have been performed everywhere from East Village folk clubs, to Off-Broadway theaters, to Sesame Street. The concert will feature some of Broadway's best performers singing never-before-heard material from Tuck Everlasting, which premieres at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta this winter. The concert will also include favorite tunes from The Burnt Part Boys, and The Mysteries of Harris Burdick. www.MILLERandTYSEN.com (more...)

Photo Flash: THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK Author John Dempsey Visits Ogunquit PlayhousePhoto Flash: THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK Author John Dempsey Visits Ogunquit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

The Ogunquit Playhouse, America's Foremost Summer Theatre was honored to have John Dempsey, the author and lyricist of the musical comedy The Witches of Eastwick, in the audience on the evening of September 18th. After the show Mr. Dempsey joined Executive Artistic Director Bradford T. Kenney and the cast backstage to congratulate them on their performances and to take a group photo. He visited with James Barbour who stars in the Ogunquit production as Darryl Van Horne, as well as with Sally Struthers (Felicia Gabriel), and the three leading actresses Nancy Anderson (Sukie Rougemont), Sara Gettelfinger (Alexandra Spofford)and Mamie Parris (Jane Smart). The Witches of Eastwick runs through September 27th. Scroll down for a photo! (more...)

Emerson Theatre Collaborative to Present HOUR FARTHER, 10/3-4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Emerson Theatre Collaborative (ETC), in association with Black Stars of the Great White Way - a Chapman Roberts and Richard Allen Center for Art & Culture, announces its production of the play, Hour Farther written by David Horace Greer, directed by Camilla Ross, and starring renowned stage and screen actor and singer, Kirk Taylor. Most recently, Mr. Taylor had the honor of working alongside the late Robin Williams and Mila Kunis in the film, The Angriest Man In Brooklyn directed by Phillip Alden Robinson. (more...)

THE SOUND OF MUSIC, OKLAHOMA! THE KING'S SPEECH and More Come to Sheffield Theatres in Spring 2015THE SOUND OF MUSIC, OKLAHOMA! THE KING'S SPEECH and More Come to Sheffield Theatres in Spring 2015
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

A host of exciting new shows that will visit Sheffield Theatres next year as part of the company's spring 2015 season go on sale to the general public from 10.00am this Saturday, 20 September. The shows, already on sale to Centre Stage Members, include West End drama, show-stopping musicals and magical performances for children. (more...)

Pirates and Vaudeville to Bring Family Fun to the Waterfront Museum Barge, 9/28-10/5Pirates and Vaudeville to Bring Family Fun to the Waterfront Museum Barge, 9/28-10/5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

This year Red Hook's antique wooden barge is celebrating its 100th birthday with old-time family entertainment. Sponsored by Investors Bank & Brooklyn Bridge Realty, this series of two one-man performances features two Sunday spectaculars by a vaudeville comedian and a Pirate. Fall Family Fun entertainment aboard the historic Waterfront Museum & Showboat Barge Sundays, September 28 and October 5 at 1pm. First Come, First Served. (more...)

Carolee Carmello, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Rachel Bay Jones and More Sing Miller and Tysen at 54 Below TonightCarolee Carmello, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Rachel Bay Jones and More Sing Miller and Tysen at 54 Below Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents 'The Songs of Miller and Tysen' tonight, September 15th, 2014. Shows at 7:00pm and 9:30pm. Described as equal parts James Taylor and Stephen Sondheim, Chris Miller and Nathan Tysen's songs have been performed everywhere from East Village folk clubs, to Off-Broadway theaters, to Sesame Street. The concert will feature some of Broadway's best performers singing never-before-heard material from Tuck Everlasting, which premieres at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta this winter. The concert will also include favorite tunes from The Burnt Part Boys, and The Mysteries of Harris Burdick. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Glenn Close Stuff Her Face on THE TONIGHT SHOWSTAGE TUBE: Watch Glenn Close Stuff Her Face on THE TONIGHT SHOW
by Stage Tube - Sep 13, 2014

Last night on The Tonight Show, stage and screen star Glenn Close faced off against host Jimmy Fallon in a face-stuffing contest. In this video, watch as Close and Fallon snarf down spaghetti, nachos, and pie. (more...)

BWW Reviews: BARNUM, Curve Theatre Leicester, September 10 2014BWW Reviews: BARNUM, Curve Theatre Leicester, September 10 2014
by Jenny Antill - Sep 11, 2014

Cameron Macintosh and Chichester Festival Theatre's production of Barnum debuted at the Curve Theatre, Leicester last night before embarking on a National Tour. The show was seen by nearly 70,000 people during its run in Chichester last year and was critically acclaimed by many throughout its time there. Way prior to this, the production opened on Broadway back in 1980 where it picked up three Tony Awards and a Drama Desk Award. Following this, Barnum opened in the West End in 1981 starring Michael Crawford; a role which he won an Olivier for. (more...)

Chicago 3Arts Announces Winners of Annual 3Arts AwardsChicago 3Arts Announces Winners of Annual 3Arts Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

CHICAGO, IL (October 7, 2014)—Chicago nonprofit 3Arts has increased the amount of its annual unrestricted awards for women artists, artists of color, and artists with disabilities to$25,000, effective with the 7th annual 3Arts Awards tonight, Oct. 6, 2014. Ten Chicago-area artists working in the performing, teaching, and visual arts will receive a total of $250,000 in a celebratory gathering at the Museum of Contemporary Art. Previously, 3Arts presented annual awards of $15,000. (more...)

Jerry Herman's THE GRAND TOUR to Receive European Premiere in 2015Jerry Herman's THE GRAND TOUR to Receive European Premiere in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

Opening in 1979, The Grand Tour marked Jerry Herman's return to Broadway after almost a decade away. It finally gets its European premiere, directed by Thom Southerland, at the Finborough Theatre as part of the theatre's 20 Premieres Season. (more...)

Sheffield Theatres Sets Full 2015 SeasonSheffield Theatres Sets Full 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2014

The season begins with a real treat for dance fans as Moscow City Ballet bring their breathtaking production of Swan Lake to the stage from Tuesday 6 - Saturday 10 January and Northern Ballet return to the Lyceum with their adaptation of Emily Bronte's romantic masterpiece Wuthering Heights (Wed 18 - Sat 21 March) with music by Claude-Michel Schonberg (Les Miserables). (more...)

Reduced Shakespeare to Perform COMPLETE HISTORY OF COMEDY (ABRIDGED) at MTC, 11/28-12/21Reduced Shakespeare to Perform COMPLETE HISTORY OF COMEDY (ABRIDGED) at MTC, 11/28-12/21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2014

This December, Marin Theatre Company continues its 48th Season with a presentation of Reduced Shakespeare Company performing their The Complete History of Comedy (abridged), starring writer/directors Reed Martin and Austin Tichenor, with Dominic Conti. The "Bad Boys of Abridgement" will leave no joke untold as they deconstruct the entire history of comedy in a dizzying night's entertainment. (more...)

November and December at The National Portrait Gallery Includes Meet the Author, Portrait Story Days, and MoreNovember and December at The National Portrait Gallery Includes Meet the Author, Portrait Story Days, and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

National Portrait Gallery presents its November and December Calendar of Events, Programs and Exhibitions. All events are held at the National Portrait Gallery, located at Eighth and F streets, N.W., Washington, D.C., and are free unless otherwise noted. For information, call (202) 633-1000 or visit npg.si.edu. The National Portrait Gallery is open every day from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., except Dec. 25. (more...)

Emile Hirsch & Zoe Kravitz to Star in Crime Drama VINCENT-N-ROXXYEmile Hirsch & Zoe Kravitz to Star in Crime Drama VINCENT-N-ROXXY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

It was announced today that Emile Hirsch (“Into the Wild,” “Lone Survivor,” “Milk”) and Zoë Kravitz (“X-Men: First Class,” “Divergent,” “Mad Max: Fury Road”) have signed on to star in the action-crime drama “Vincent-N-Roxxy,” which was developed and produced by Keith Kjarval's Unified Pictures. Gary Michael Schultz wrote the screenplay and will also direct the film. (more...)

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre Confirms 2015 Season - PETER PAN, THE SEAGULL and More!Regent's Park Open Air Theatre Confirms 2015 Season - PETER PAN, THE SEAGULL and More!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre has confirmed that J.M. Barrie's original stage play of Peter Pan will open its 2015 season (15 May - 14 June 2015). This will be followed by The Seagull (19 June - 11 July) and Seven Brides for Seven Brothers(16 July - 29 August). Following sell-out performances in 2011, Timothy Sheader's production of William Golding's Lord of the Flies will then return to the Open Air Theatre (3 - 12 September) to conclude the 2015 season, prior to a major UK tour. (more...)

Tony Winner Lillias White to Star in GROWN & SEXY Part 1 at Stage 72 Next MonthTony Winner Lillias White to Star in GROWN & SEXY Part 1 at Stage 72 Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

On Monday, November 10th at 9:30pm, Tony Winner, Lillias White returns to The Triad at Stage 72 in GROWN & SEXY part 1. This intimate, unplugged 'Just A Piano' Concert will feature MICHAEL O. MITCHELL (Motown the Musical) on piano and as Musical Director. (more...)

Photo Flash Exclusive: Dancers Over 40 Honors Joe Layton at St. Luke's TheaterPhoto Flash Exclusive: Dancers Over 40 Honors Joe Layton at St. Luke's Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

I LIKE YOUR STYLE: A TRIBUTE TO JOE LAYTON, hosted by six-time Emmy Award winner Bruce Vilanch, took place Monday, October 20th, 2014, at 7 pm, St. Luke's Theater, 308 West 46th St., NYC. Featuring performances by Loni Ackerman, Jill O'Hara, Walter Willison, rare video footage of Layton shows, and a gaggle of gypsies to discuss Joe's Life and Legacy. (more...)

Datalink Reports 2014 Third Quarter and Nine Month Operating ResultsDatalink Reports 2014 Third Quarter and Nine Month Operating Results
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

GAAP ResultsOn a GAAP basis, the company reported net earnings of $3.5 million or $0.16 per diluted share for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014. This compares to net earnings of $818,000 or $0.04 per diluted share in the third quarter of 2013. For the nine months ended September 30, 2014, the company reported net earnings of $7.4 million or $0.34 per diluted share, compared to net earnings of $4.8 million, or $0.26 per diluted share, for the nine months ended September 30, 2013. (more...)

Victoria Clark and Dee Hoty Join Vanessa Hudgens & More in Broadway-Bound GIGI!Victoria Clark and Dee Hoty Join Vanessa Hudgens & More in Broadway-Bound GIGI!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

Complete principal casting has been announced for the new Broadway production of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's beloved Oscar and Tony Award-winning film and stage musical, Gigi. Victoria Clark, who won a Tony Award for her luminous performance in The Light in the Piazza and was also Tony-nominated for Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella and Sister Act, will star as Mamita Alvarez. Dee Hoty, who has starred on Broadway in City of Angels, Me and My Girl and Mamma Mia! and is a three-time Tony Award nominee for The Will Rogers Follies, The Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public and Footloose, will star as Aunt Alicia. Gigi also stars Vanessa Hudgens in the title role, two-time Tony Award-nominee Howard McGillin (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Anything Goes, The Phantom of the Opera) as Honore Lachaille, Corey Cott (Newsies) as Gaston Lachaille and Steffanie Leigh (Mary Poppins) as Liane d'Exelmans. (more...)

Fred Barton Orchestra, Terri White, Sam Harri & More Set for AMERICAN SHOWSTOPPERS at Schimmel CenterFred Barton Orchestra, Terri White, Sam Harri & More Set for AMERICAN SHOWSTOPPERS at Schimmel Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

On Saturday, October 18, noted arranger Fred Barton will bring the music of Broadway and the American Songbook showmanship to the Schimmel Center at Pace University in American Showstoppers: An Evening of Cy Coleman. (more...)

Lee Roy Reams to Moderate AEA's 'PASS IT ON: Thriving Artists Reflect on a Life in the Theatre' Panel, 10/27Lee Roy Reams to Moderate AEA's 'PASS IT ON: Thriving Artists Reflect on a Life in the Theatre' Panel, 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

Actors' Equity Association will present 'PASS IT ON: Thriving Artists Reflect on a Life in the Theatre', moderated by Lee Roy Reams and featuring Harvey Evans, Micki Grant, Joan Shepard and Frank Hartenstein*, on Monday, October 27, 2014 at 7 p.m. at 165 West 46th Street, 14th Floor Council Room, NYC. (more...)

Alex Ramon to Bring #NEWMAGIC to El Portal Theatre Main Stage, 11/1-2Alex Ramon to Bring #NEWMAGIC to El Portal Theatre Main Stage, 11/1-2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

El Portal Theatre presents ALEX RAMON #NEWMAGIC, November 1 & November 2, for 2 performances only, at the historic El Portal Theatre Mainstage in the NOHO Arts District, North Hollywood, CA. (more...)

Atlanta Lyric Theatre Presents CHICAGO 10/24 - 11/9Atlanta Lyric Theatre Presents CHICAGO 10/24 - 11/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2014

The '20s come roaring back with a vengeance when the six-time Tony Award-winning musical CHICAGO makes its Atlanta Lyric Theatre debut October 24 - November 9, 2014 at the Jennie T. Anderson Theatre (548 S. Marietta Pkwy., Marietta). (more...)

Stage 72 Presents HIDDEN TREASURES III, 11/30Stage 72 Presents HIDDEN TREASURES III, 11/30
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2014

Noted composer/lyricist/arranger and two-time Grammy Award nominee Larry Kerchner will be celebrated on Sunday, November 30, 2014, at 7 PM at Stage 72 at The Triad, 158 West 72nd Street, in Manhattan. More than a dozen stellar music performers from New York's theatre, cabaret and jazz stages will perform songs with melodies, lyrics and/or arrangements created by Kerchner, at this third annual tribute performance, titled "Hidden Treasures III: More Songs of Larry Kerchner." (more...)

Rupert Friend to Star and Direct BARTON & CHARLIE & CHECCO & BILL, Emily Blunt to Co-Star?Rupert Friend to Star and Direct BARTON & CHARLIE & CHECCO & BILL, Emily Blunt to Co-Star?
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2014

Rupert Friend will make his feature directorial debut and star in BARTON & CHARLIE & CHECCO & BILL, which will be co-financed by Bron Studios and Fortitude International in association with Creative Wealth Media Finance, it was announced today. (more...)

Tellient, Voxox Technology Marketing Wizard Shares Strategic Guidance In Exclusive Podcast InterviewTellient, Voxox Technology Marketing Wizard Shares Strategic Guidance In Exclusive Podcast Interview
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Tellient, the leader in big data analytics for the Internet of Things, today announced co-founder Tristan Barnum is a launch guest on 'Good Evening, I.T. Entrepreneurs,' a new podcast series from After Nines Inc. (http://www.afternines.com/ceo). (more...)

Mary Testa & Michael Starobin to Release New Album 'Have Faith' in DecemberMary Testa & Michael Starobin to Release New Album 'Have Faith' in December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

Ghostlight Records has announced the release of the new CD from MARY TESTA - the two time Tony Award nominated singer and actress currently starring in Wicked on Broadway - and MICHAEL STAROBIN, the Tony Award winning orchestrator and arranger. The album will be available in stores and via online outlets December 2, 2014. Mary and Michael will perform a special CD release engagement at The Laurie Beechman Theater at The West Bank Cafe January 4-5,11-12, 2015 at 7:00 PM. For tickets, please visit www.lauriebeechmantheatre.com. (more...)

B-Roll Footage: Thanksgiving Comes Early As Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey' Elephants Enjoy A Hearty Holiday FeastB-Roll Footage: Thanksgiving Comes Early As Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey' Elephants Enjoy A Hearty Holiday Feast
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2014

ELLENTON, Fla., Nov. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ TheRingling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey performing pachyderms celebrated the historic homecoming of The Greatest Show On Earth to its permanent winter home at Feld Entertainment Studios in Palmetto, FL with a pre-holiday feast. (more...)

Evan Pappas to Direct Workshop Production of J'OY VEY in La JollaEvan Pappas to Direct Workshop Production of J'OY VEY in La Jolla
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2014

Acclaimed musical theatre actor and director Evan Pappas is in La Jolla, CA, this week for a workshop production of J'OY VEY, a new holiday play by Lojo Simon and Anita Simons. The production stars veteran San Diego actors Jill Drexler and Rhona Gold. Pappas directed a reading of the play earlier this year in New York with Marianne Tatum (Jenny Lind in Barnum) and Rosalind Harris (Tzeitel in Fiddler on the Roof). Pappas' most recently directed LIBERTY, A Monumental New Musical, which played a limited engagement at Theatre 80 in New York. (more...)

Chris Miller and Nathan Tysen Receive 2014 Fred Ebb AwardChris Miller and Nathan Tysen Receive 2014 Fred Ebb Award
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

According to The New York Times, songwriting team Chris Miller and Nathan Tysen are the recipients of the 2014 Fred Ebb Award for musical theater writing. (more...)

Full House - Meet the Cast of A DELICATE BALANCE, Opening Tonight on Broadway!Full House - Meet the Cast of A DELICATE BALANCE, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Nov 20, 2014

Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance opens tonight, November 20, on Broadway. The production stars Glenn Close (returning to Broadway for the first time in twenty years), John Lithgow, Lindsay Duncan, Bob Balaban, Clare Higgins, and Martha Plimpton. The limited engagement of A Delicate Balance, directed by Pam MacKinnon, will run through Sunday, February 22, 2015 at the Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the cast! (more...)

The Playhouse's 4th Annual Holiday Special Presentation Set for 12/5-6The Playhouse's 4th Annual Holiday Special Presentation Set for 12/5-6
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2014

Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Chuck Tobin today announced the Playhouse's fourth annual holiday benefit show to raise funds for the non-profit theater company's 2015 summer season. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Lambs Honors Tony Winner Jim DalePhoto Flash: The Lambs Honors Tony Winner Jim Dale
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2014

The Lambs, America's first professional theater club, honored Jim Dale at a luncheon yesterday, November 17th, 2014. Scroll down for a photo from the event! (more...)

Alastair Brookshaw, Nic Kyle and Zoe Doano to Lead THE GRAND TOUR at Finborough TheatreAlastair Brookshaw, Nic Kyle and Zoe Doano to Lead THE GRAND TOUR at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2014

Alastair Brookshaw, Nic Kyle and Zoë Doano are to head the cast for the European première of Jerry Herman's 1979 Broadway musical, The Grand Tour, directed by Thom Southerland, at the Finborough Theatre as part of the 20 Premières Season. (more...)

Movie Musical THE GREATEST SHOWMAN ON EARTH with Hugh Jackman to Begin Shooting Next Summer?Movie Musical THE GREATEST SHOWMAN ON EARTH with Hugh Jackman to Begin Shooting Next Summer?
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2014

Hugh Jackman may finally be bringing PT Barnum to the big screen. (more...)

Sunday Special: From the Screen to the Boards - This Season's Movie Stars on BroadwaySunday Special: From the Screen to the Boards - This Season's Movie Stars on Broadway
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 16, 2014

From Broadway debuts to stage veterans, this season is swarming with big screen stars. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you the backstory on this year's film-to-stage transplants. Scroll down to learn more, and be sure to let us who you're most excited to see on the Great White Way, plus which actors you'd like to make the leap! (more...)

SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER to Play Theatre Royal Glasgow, from 16 DecemberSATURDAY NIGHT FEVER to Play Theatre Royal Glasgow, from 16 December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2014

Unleash your disco diva with the iconic musical Saturday Night Fever produced by Theatre Royal Bath Productions in association with the Robert Stigwood Organisation. Featuring a twenty-strong cast of hugely talented actor-musicians, one of the most loved dance stories of all time is set for a three week run at the Theatre Royal Glasgow from Tuesday 16th December. (more...)

Ambassador Theatre Announces 2014-2015 Season, Including BARNUM, SHREK THE MUSICAL, and More!Ambassador Theatre Announces 2014-2015 Season, Including BARNUM, SHREK THE MUSICAL, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

The Ambassador Theatre has announced its diverse 2014/15 season which will include 'Stones in His Pocket,' directed by 'Game of Thrones' Ian McElhinney, 'Barnum,' 'Shrek The Musical,' 'Forbidden Planet,' and others. (more...)

The Assembly to Bring World Premiere of THAT POOR DREAM to New Ohio Theatre, 10/4-26The Assembly to Bring World Premiere of THAT POOR DREAM to New Ohio Theatre, 10/4-26
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

The Assembly will present the World Premiere of That Poor Dream, a new play written and devised collectively by the company and the cast (Stephen Aubrey, Edward Bauer, Ben Beckley, Nick Benacerraf, Ray Campbell, Jess Chayes, Jocelyn Kuritsky, Moti Margolin, Emily Louise Perkins, and Terrell Wheeler), October 4-26 at The New Ohio Theatre (154 Christopher Street between Greenwich and Washington). (more...)

Illusionist Jay Owenhouse Coming to Orpheum Theater, 9/26Illusionist Jay Owenhouse Coming to Orpheum Theater, 9/26
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

The phenomenal touring Owenhouse show "Dare to Believe" breaks new ground across the nation with a brand new, elaborate stage show. A mind- boggling, spell-binding experience that will keep you on the edge of your seat. Jay's new show is a theatrical event where audiences not only witness the magic, they experience it! Audience members float in mid-air, get sawed in half, and predict the future. The show features Jay's new Bengal tigers: Shekinah?a stunning royal white tiger, and her sister Sheena?a beautiful orange Bengal. (more...)

Nickelodeon to Premiere Live Action Comedy NICKY, RICKY, DICKY & DAWN, 9/13Nickelodeon to Premiere Live Action Comedy NICKY, RICKY, DICKY & DAWN, 9/13
by TV News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Nickelodeon takes sibling rivalry to a whole new level when Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn premieres on Saturday, Sept. 13 at 8:30p.m. (ET/PT). (more...)

ZORRO Playwright James Rana Coming to East Lynne Theater Co.ZORRO Playwright James Rana Coming to East Lynne Theater Co.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

Now that the world premier of 'Zorro!' has opened and is enjoying ever-growing and receptive audiences of all ages, the adaptor of this famous swashbuckling tale, James Rana, had time to answer a few questions. This is the third world premiere in three years written by Rana, and produced by the Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company, with its artistic director, Gayle Stahlhuth, directing. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 8/15/14 - Neil Patrick Harris Says Farewell, POOR BEHAVIOR Opens, ROCKY Leaves the Ring and More!WAKE UP with BWW 8/15/14 - Neil Patrick Harris Says Farewell, POOR BEHAVIOR Opens, ROCKY Leaves the Ring and More!
by Jessica Showers - Aug 15, 2014

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: LES MIZ gets a new 'Javert' tonight, Broadway honors Lauren Bacall, and Sunday sees Neil Patrick Harris's final HEDWIG performance and ROCKY's last match on Broadway but welcomes POOR BEHAVIOR to the off-Broadway lineup! (more...)

Disney on Ice Brings FROZEN to Baltimore, 10/29-11/2Disney on Ice Brings FROZEN to Baltimore, 10/29-11/2
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

Enter a fantastical winter wonderland beyond all imagination at Disney On Ice presents Frozen! The heartwarming, Academy Award-winning tale you love is now LIVE and skating into your town. Disney On Ice presents Frozen! will be at the Baltimore Arena from October 29 - November 2. (more...)

BWW Reviews: A Different Interpretation of GODSPELL Plays at Totem Pole PlayhouseBWW Reviews: A Different Interpretation of GODSPELL Plays at Totem Pole Playhouse
by Marakay Rogers - Aug 13, 2014

Artistic Director Rowan Joseph presents a new take on GODSPELL - with Jesus sharing bread, wine, and a funky chicken among his disciples. It's fresh, it's different, and it may be just slightly too much. But the cast -- ah, the cast. (more...)

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