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VIDEO: Laura Benanti Explains Why 'We Are All Melania Trump' on LATE SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

On last night's LATE SHOW, Tony Award winner Laura Benanti recounted the quick turnaround required to pull off her impression of the now-First Lady on a live taping of the show. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - July 25, 2017
by - Jul 25, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 25 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW Preview: THE LAMBS CLUB Brunch with Broadway Stars
by Marina Kennedy - Jul 25, 2017

The Lambs Club on West 44th Street has teamed up with some of Broadway's best musicals to bring you a Sunday brunch like you have never seen, featuring some of the biggest names on Broadway. (more...)

VTA's 2017-18 Cool Films Series Presents COOL HAND LUKE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Victoria Theatre Association's 2017-2018 Cool Films Series presents an action-packed film of rebelliousness, starring Paul Newman, George Kennedy, and Strother Martin in COOL HAND LUKE: Aug. 11, 7 p.m.; Aug. 12, 7 p.m.; and Aug. 13, 3 p.m.  (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 7/18/2017 - 7/25/2017
by - Jul 25, 2017

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 7/18/2017 - 7/25/2017. (more...)

Courtney Love and Todd Almond at Provincetown's Crown & Anchor, 8/5
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

On August 5 at 7:00 p.m., producer Rick Murray will present one of the most influential figures in contemporary popular culture, rock legend and actress Courtney Love, who will sit down with Kevin Sessums for an intimate evening of conversation and performance.  Love will be joined by her collaborator and friend, composer Todd Almond, with whom she shares a unique artistic alchemy.  (more...)

Lynn University Announces 2017–18 Libby Dodson's 'Live at Lynn Theatre' Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Lynn University and Producer Jan McArt, director of theatre arts program development, today announced that both season subscriptions and individual show tickets are available for the popular Libby Dodson's Live at Lynn Theatre Series. (more...)

VIDEO: THE VOICE Winner Alisan Porter Releases New Single 'Change' Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Los Angeles-based singer, songwriter, and history-making Season 10 victor of NBC's The Voice Alisan Porter released a brand new video for her latest single “CHANGE” , directed by Lee Cherry, today! Check out the music video below! (more...)

Tony Award Winner Blair Brown Joins Uma Thurman and Josh Lucas in the Cast of THE PARISIAN WOMAN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Tony Award winner Blair Brown ("Orange Is The New Black," "Fringe," Copenhagen, Nikolai and the Others) has joined the cast of The Parisian Woman, the electrifying new power play by "House of Cards" creator Beau Willimon (Farragut North, Ides of March), directed by Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Clybourne Park) debuting on Broadway this fall. (more...)

BWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE's Mark Hartman
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Jul 25, 2017

SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE paints beautiful pictures on stage with directions by Joseph Haj, but this is a summer musical, so let's get to know the man behind the sounds, music director Mark Hartman, in this 6 Questions & a Plug. (more...)

Jeremy Irons and Lesley Manville to Star in West End Transfer of LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Following its sold out run as part of Bristol Old Vic's 250th Anniversary season, Jeremy Irons and Lesley Manville will reprise their roles in Richard Eyre's acclaimed production of Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey Into Night. (more...)

Chester Theatre Company Presents EVERY BRILLIANT THING
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Chester Theatre Company (CTC) is proud to present Duncan Macmillan and Jonny Donahoe's Every Brilliant Thing in the historic Chester Town Hall, 15 Middlefield Road in Chester, MA, from August 2 - 13, 2017. The production is directed by CTC Producing Artistic Director Daniel Elihu Kramer.  (more...)

Tony Award-Winner Marissa Jaret Winokur to Co-Host A LITTLE NEW MUSIC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

On Monday, August 21 at 8:30pm, A Little New Music will present its fifteenth concert collaboration with an eclectic array of artists performing original musical theatre songs at the historic Catalina Jazz Club.  (more...)

Up and Coming Theatre Presents SWEET CHARITY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Up and Coming Theatre Company (UAC) presents their fresh view on the classic musical "Sweet Charity". (more...)

Stephen Spinella and Leslie Jordan Will Lead Michael Mayer- Helmed WARHOL CAPOTE at the ART
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Director Diane Quinn, will soon present Warhol Capote, adapted by Rob Roth and directed by Michael Mayer featuring Stephen Spinella as Warhol and Leslie Jordan as Capote. Performances begin on Saturday, September 9 and run through Friday, October 13 at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle St., Cambridge. (more...)

Former VP Joe Biden, Amy Schumer Visit DEAR EVAN HANSEN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

It was an all-star audience in attendance at last weekend's performances of the Tony winning musical DEAR EVAN HANSEN. Ben Platt, a Tony winner himself for Best Lead Actor, turned to Twitter to share backstage photos of himself and former Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill, as well as a pic with A-lister Amy Schumer. (more...)

Arena Stage Release Announces Early Casting for 2017-18 Season, Single Tickets on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces select cast members for upcoming productions as part of the company's 2017/18 programming as single tickets for the full season go on sale. (more...)

Single Tickets On Sale Today for Harvey Fierstein's TORCH SONG at Second Stage Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Single tickets for Second Stage Theater's production of Harvey Fierstein's TORCH SONG, directed by Moises Kaufman, will go on sale to the general public today, Tuesday, July 25 at 1:00pm at 2ST.com or by calling the Second Stage Box Office at (212) 246-4422. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Linda Lavin Returns To Birdland With Her SECOND FAREWELL CONCERT
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jul 25, 2017

Linda Lavin returned to the historic Birdland stage last night with a show titled 'My Second Farewell Concert'.  The musicianship and entertainment of her performance will make it very hard for Ms. Lavin in any way have a real 'Farewell Concert'.  More accurately the title should have been one of her prior shows called 'Starting Over.'  (more...)

BWW Preview: 7 Reasons to See WICKED at the Fox Cities P.A.C.
by Meredith Kreisa - Jul 25, 2017

If you haven't already purchased tickets to see the smash-hit musical WICKED at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center, it's high time to consider seeing the popular show. WICKED will be at the Fox Cities P.A.C. for another run from August 30 through September 10. Here are just a few reasons to see it. (more...)

Photo Flash: Will Roland Inspires and Mentors the Students of Broadway Artists Alliance
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

This past Sunday, Will Roland led a song interpretation Master Class for a few lucky students of Broadway Artists Alliance of NYC. (more...)

Photo Flash: James Snyder Brings SOLILOQUY to Catalina Bar & Grill
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Broadway leading man James Snyder (If/Then) brought his new show Soliloquy to Los Angeles. (more...)

SMTC Adds Performance of WEST SIDE STORY Due to Ticket Demand
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Due to ticket demand, Scottsdale Musical Theater Company has added a Sunday evening performance of their upcoming production of West Side Story, at Tempe Center for the Arts  (700 W. Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe AZ), playing August 17 - 20, 2017. (more...)

Podcast: Half Hour Call w/ Chris King Welcomes CATS' Jessica Cohen
by Half Hour Call with Chris King - Jul 25, 2017

Today's guest is Jessica Cohen. Jessica is currently Sillabub in CATS on Broadway, after touring across America with the First National Tour of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS. Previously, she was a professional ballet dancer with the Sarasota Ballet and the Northern Ballet in England. Jessica gives some great advice for getting over nerves before performing. She also talks about how she first started rapping and of course, I had to have her do it on the show! (more...)

BWW Review: I LOVED LUCY, Arts Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Jul 25, 2017

I Loved Lucy returns to the West End with a change in tone, but retaining its charm and its pathos with another incandescent star performance from Sandra Dickinson. (more...)

Classic Film Scores Featured on Judy Garland: Soundtracks, Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Mint Audio Records is proud to announce the release on July 25, 2017 of a new 2-CD 48-track set, Judy Garland: Soundtracks. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief July 25th, 2017: A WALL APART by Air Supply's Graham Russell Opens at NYMF and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Jul 25, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: A WALL APART by Air Supply's Graham Russell opens at NYMF! (more...)

VIDEO: Jimmy Buffett Spills His Musical Guilty Pleasures and Talks ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Singer and songwriter Jimmy Buffett was in Chicago recently where his upcoming musical, Escape to Margaritaville, is set to open at Chicago's Oriental Theatre for a limited engagement this November.  (more...)

Oscar Winner Anne Hathaway In Talks to Star in 'BARBIE' Movie
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Anne Hathaway is currently in talks to star in Sony's feature film based on Mattel's popular 'Barbie' toy line. The Oscar winner would replace previously reported star Amy Schumer in the project. (more...)

Midwest Premiere of Conor McPherson's THE VEIL Opens 8/19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Idle Muse Theatre Company's season eleven, which features plays exploring women achieving self-definition in a world that tries to define them in relationship to the men around them, concludes with the Midwest premiere of The Veil written by playwright Conor McPherson directed by guest artist Ann Kreitman. (more...)

Ruth Eckerd Hall presents Neil Berg's 50 Years Of Rock & Roll on 10/14
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Ruth Eckerd Hall presents Neil Berg's 50 Years of Rock & Roll on Saturday, October 14 at 8 pm. Tickets go on sale Saturday, July 29 at noon. (more...)

Palace Theater presents Guided Tour Saturday 8/12
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Saturday, August 12 is your chance to learn some of what makes the magic happen behind the curtain along with the history and lore steeped in  ninety-five years as an entertainment venue during the Waterbury Palace Theater's monthly tour from 11a.m. to 12:30p.m. Admission is $5.00 per person and can be purchased online at www.palacetheaterct.org, by phone at 203-346-2000, or in person at the Box Office, 100 East Main St. in Waterbury. Groups larger than ten people are asked to contact the Box Office to book their reservations in advance. (more...)

Photo Flash: Artisan Center Theater presents LES MISERABLES School Edition
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

LES MISERABLES SCHOOL EDITION opens at Artisan Center Theater onThursday, August 3, 2017 and runs through Saturday, August 12, 2017. The 196 seat theater-in-the-round is located at 444 East Pipeline Road in Hurst. Performances are at 7:30pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday with 3:00pm matinees on August 4, 5, 10, 11 and 12. Reserved seating, special event tickets are $22.00. Tickets can be purchased online at ArtisanCT.com, or by calling the box office at 817-284-1200. (more...)

CIRQUE ELOIZE iD Comes to Patchogue Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Mind-blowing feats, exhilarating tricks, and dazzling acrobatics come to Patchogue Theater as The Gateway presents, for the first time on Long Island, the famed contemporary circus troupe Cirque Eloize iD from August 9-13, 2017. (more...)

Dimitri Joseph Moïse Joins the Cast of WOMEN OF THE WINGS at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Dimitri Joseph Moise is a New York based actor, singer, and writer. Broadway: The Book of Mormon. Off-Broadway: Joan of Arc: Into the Fire at the Public Theater. National Tour: The Book of Mormon (1st & 2nd National). TV/Film: Honest Trailers' 'The Lion King' as the male solo/voice of Scar; The Last O.G. on TBS (upcoming).  (more...)

National Tour of THE BODYGUARD Runs 8/15-20 at the Hobby Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

???????BBVA Compass Broadway at the Hobby Center is delighted to announce that the first U.S. National tour of the hit musical THE BODYGUARD, will play the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts August 15 to 20.   (more...)

the young company Summer Festival Takes the Stage at Stoneham Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

???????The Summer Festival, August 10-20, 2017, is the culmination of 5 weeks of preparation by young company students and their professional Directors, Music Directors, Choreographers, Stage Managers, and Design Team. Performed by actors in grades 4-12, the young company Summer Festival includes 6 fully staged productions: family friendly Doctor Dolittle Jr., upbeat and classic High School Musical, and the quintessential Broadway musical Guys and Dolls. Our high school students continue the fun with the dazzling and ingenious Peter and the Starcatcher, hilarious toe-tapping The Drowsy Chaperone, and the powerful and political Cabaret. (more...)

STAGES Festival of New Musicals Streaming Live
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

A twenty-year musical theatre tradition will be streamed live for the first time this year.  New Musicals Inc. will host the 20th STAGES FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS from July 28th through July 30th in North Hollywood, and streamcast it across the globe. (more...)

Totem Pole Playhouse presents MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Million Dollar Quartet brings the legendary 1956 recording session to life with an irresistible tale of broken promises, secrets, betrayals and celebrations that is both poignant and funny. The production recreates the era with an incredible score of rock 'n' roll, gospel, R&B and country hits, performed live onstage by world-class actors and musicians. The production features such classic hit songs as: "Blue Suede Shoes," "I Walk the Line," "Folsom Prison Blues," "Who Do You Love?," "Great Balls of Fire," "That's Alright Mama," "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On," "Hound Dog," and more. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

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Ruth Eckerd Hall presents DANCE TO THE MOVIES on 5/13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Ruth Eckerd Hall presents Dance To The Movies, the new, high octane stage hit with special guest star Lesley Ann Warren, Dancing with the Stars Pros, So You Think You Can Dance and American Idol finalists on Tuesday, March 13 at 7:30 pm. Tickets go on sale Saturday, July 29 at noon. (more...)

Fire Island Dance Festival Brings Weekend of Unforgettable Dance to the Pines
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

A bright summer sun shimmered across the Great South Bay as renowned dance companies, acclaimed choreographers and three standing-room-only audiences came together at this year's Fire Island Dance Festival on July 14-16, 2017. The 23rd edition of the fundraising and cultural event of the Fire Island summer raised a record $585,045 for Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

BWW Review: AMERICAN IDIOT Sparks Many Emotions at the Central New York Playhouse
by Natasha Ashley - Jul 24, 2017

The Central New York Playhouse has once again chosen to take on a musical that most audience members would not expect to see at a community theatre. This time, the show is American Idiot, featuring the music of the punk band Green Day, and I applaud Director Liam Fitzpatrick for taking it on. The risks, the choices, and the hardworking people are what make the little 'theatre in the mall' so special. The devotion and dedication is very much evident in this latest production rocking the stage at The Central New York Playhouse. (more...)

Dana Smith-Croll, George E. Salazar and Marilyn Sokol to Star in RAGING SKILLET at TheaterWorks
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

TheaterWorks announced final casting today for RAGING SKILLET by Jacques Lamarre the 5th show of TheaterWorks 31st Season. (more...)

Ballet, Symphony, Marcus Roberts Trio and More Join Pompano Beach Cultural Center Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

The Pompano Beach Cultural Center is exploding with talent from the symphony and the ballet to Jamaican music to world renowned pianist, Marcus Roberts….and theatre too! (more...)

Regional Premiere of AIRSWIMMING to Take Flight in Redwood City This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Airswimming is a part of Dragon Productions Theatre Company's 2017 Main Stage Series. (more...)

DVR Alert: KINKY BOOTS Brendon Urie to Appear on ABC's Nightline
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Tune in to ABC's Nightline tonight at 12:35am* EST/PST to catch Brendon Urie discuss the rise of Panic! At The Disco and his recent foray into Broadway alongside Cyndi Lauper. *check local listings (more...)

Doug Varone and Dancers to Perform at 2017 Jacob's Pillow
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

New York City's famed Doug Varone and Dancers will perform at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival at the Ted Shawn Theater, 358 George Carter Road, Becket, MA 01223, from August 2-6, 2017 with performances Wednesday-Saturday at 8pm; Saturday and Sunday at 2pm. Tickets are $39-69 and are available at www.jacobspillow.org/events/doug-varone-dancers/. (more...)

Photo Flash: EPIC Players present Inaugural Production of DOG SEES GOD
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

EPIC Players inaugural production of Dog Sees God - Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead opens on Thursday at The Kraine Theatre. The comedy, written by Bert V. Royal, runs until August 6 and is directed by company member David Bonderoff. (more...)

Brooklyn's On Stage at Kingsborough Announces 2017-2018 Performing Arts Season!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

On Stage at Kingsborough, a leading performing arts presenter located at Brooklyn's Kingsborough Community College is pleased to announce its 2017-2018 season, featuring world class artists from around the globe. On Stage at Kingsborough brings top notch performing arts to Southern Brooklyn with an eclectic roster of artists spanning multiple genres including music, dance, and family programming. (more...)

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