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Stars of HAMILTON, AN ACT OF GOD, FULLY COMMITTED, WAITRESS and More Set for 2016 BROADWAY BARKS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Broadway BARKS announces their 18th annual star-studded dog and cat adoption event to benefit New York City animal shelters and adoption agencies. (more...)

Steve Martin's Starry METEOR SHOWER Extends Again at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

The Old Globe today announced that, due to popular demand, another additional week has been added to the world premiere run of Steve Martin's new play Meteor Shower, which will now play July 30 - September 18, 2016, with opening night on August 7. (more...)

Tennessee Shakespeare Company Announces its Ninth Mainstage Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Tennessee Shakespeare Company (TSC), the Mid-South's professional classical theatre, today announced its 2016-17 Mainstage season of classical plays in Memphis. (more...)

Charlotte National Dance Day Celebration to Draw Hundreds Uptown This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

The Charlotte National Dance Day celebration will draw hundreds of people to Uptown on Saturday, July 30 from 1:00 to 4:30 p.m. at the Wells Fargo Plaza. (more...)

Chester Theatre Company Presents the Regional Premiere of SISTER PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Sister Play, the third production in Chester Theatre Company's 2016 season, will have its regional premiere on Wednesday, August 3 at 8:00 p.m. in the Chester Town Hall at 15 Middlefield Road, Chester, MA. (more...)

DISASTER!'s Max Crumm Set for 'DUETS with thewriteteachers.com: LGBTQ+ Edition' at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Max Crumm (Disaster!, Grease) joins the Broadway at Birdland concert series presentation of DUETS with thewriteteachers.com Volume 4, the LGBTQ+ Edition. This one-night-only event will benefit the One Orlando Fund. (more...)

Celebrate Member Appreciation Night at Raue Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Mark your calendars RaueNOW Members! On August 18, Raue Center For The Arts is keeping the box office open late and cutting loose for RaueNOW Member Appreciation Night! From 5:30 to 8 p.m. Raue Center will be taking the evening to thank members for being part of the Raue Center family by offering 35% off tickets for members, which is the largest discount of the season as well as other great benefits! You just need to be at Raue Center in person to take advantage! (more...)

The Hills are Alive in Fort Worth with SOUND OF MUSIC Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Presented by Performing Arts Fort Worth, a lavish new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, directed by three-time Tony Award® winner Jack O'Brien, will make its Fort Worth debut at Bass Performance Hall on August 17-21 as part of a North American tour. Tickets start at $44 and are on sale now! (more...)

What's Playing on Broadway: July 25-31, 2016
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 25, 2016

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for the week of July 25-31, 2016. (more...)

Acclaimed Drama GEIST Returns; Previews Begin Sept. 14 at 4th Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

New Drama Explores Man's Role as Creator and Destroyer: GEIST! Begins Previews September 15 at 4th Street Theatre. (more...)

Palace Theatre Asks to GIVE HUNGER THE BOOT; Stock the Pantry Campaign Going on Through August 31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Using the iconic sequined, red boot from the Tony Award winning hit Kinky Boots as a visual, the Palace Theater in conjunction with the United Way of Greater Waterbury and Connecticut Food Bank is asking the public to help Give Hunger the Boot. (more...)

ELF THE MUSICAL Comes to Milwaukee For the Holidays!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

NETworks Presentations, LLC, Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures and Unique Features, bring the Broadway musical ELF to the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts in Milwaukee. Tickets go on sale this Friday, July 29 at 10:00 am for performances November 22 to November 27. (more...)

Cabrillo Music Theatre Announces Staff & Board Additions for 2016/17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

After a relaunch of the company, Cabrillo Music Theatre's Board of Directors proudly announces new staff and board leadership, and a relaunched 2016-2017 season of shows.   The new season features three Cabrillo shows, all in the 1800-seat Kavli Theatre, with two Cabrillo debuts and one classic favorite not seen in nearly 15 years.  All of Cabrillo's productions are locally produced, auditioned and rehearsed in Southern California, and performed exclusively at the Bank of America Performing Arts Center at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. (more...)

Producers Say HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Attracting 50% New Theatre-Goers
by Michael Dale - Jul 25, 2016

The premiere stage adaptation based on JK Rowling's characters may come to Broadway as early as next season. (more...)

Lea Salonga Will Launch World Tour from UK This August!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Lea Salonga, world-renowned singer and actress returns to the stage with new tour dates through 2017. The concert tour kicks off in Lytham, UK on August 7th and will travel from Hong Kong to New York City (full listing of cities below). Tickets for Salonga's concert series are available on LeaSalonga.com. (more...)

Tickets Now On Sale for A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER at Detroit's Fisher Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

 The Tony® Award winner for Best Musical, A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder, will play Detroit's Fisher Theatre, October 4-16, in its First National Tour, which launched in September 2015. Tickets are now on sale at The Fisher Theatre box office, all Ticketmaster locations, by phone at 1-800-982-2787, and online at www.Broadwayindetroit.com or box office, www.ticketmaster.com. (more...)

VIDEO: 'Inside the Texas Chicken Ranch' Explores THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE's Country Place
by Michael Dale - Jul 25, 2016

A new book tells the true story of the infamous brothel that inspired the hit Broadway musical. (more...)

DVR Alert: Bernadette Peters to Give Shelter Dog Makeovers on LIVE, 7/27
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

BWW has learned that Bernadette Peters will stop by LIVE WITH KELLY on Wednesday, July 27th to help give makeovers to some lucky shelter dogs. (more...)

Florida Production of THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND Meets Eligibility Requirements for Carbonell Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

MNM Productions today announced that its upcoming production of THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND, a musical revue showcasing the music of legendary Broadway songwriters John Kander and Fred Ebb, meets the eligibility requirements for consideration for the Carbonell Awards, South Florida's most prestigious award for professional theater. The show will run for 15 performances August 5-21 at the Kravis Center's Rinker Playhouse in West Palm Beach. (more...)

VIDEO: Jeremy Jordan & Melissa Benoist Recap Season 1 of SUPERGIRL in Song!
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

At this weekend's San Diego Comic-Con, Melissa Benoist and Jeremy Jordan sang a recap to Josh Horowitz of the first season of their show SUPERGIRL. (more...)

THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN at South Bend Civic Theatre this August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

From August 12th through the 21st, the South Bend Civic Theatre will feature the tradition of Irish storytelling in the Wilson Theatre with Martin McDonagh's The Cripple of Inishmaan. Director Jim Geisel takes the audience to an island off the western coast of Ireland in 1934. Robert Flaherty, a Hollywood director, arrives on the island of Inishmore to film 'Man of Aran.' As the word gets around, the young Cripple Billy aspires to be in the film as a way to escape his daily struggles. (more...)

The Bushwick Starr's 2016-17 Season Announcement
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

The Bushwick Starr is proud to announce our 2016-17 Season of Programming. The Season begins with our developing work program, the Propeller Project, which this year introduces a new piece by eclectic performance artist, Shasta Geaux Pop, aka Ayesha Jordan (Enter & Exit, Living Room Dance Breaks). Our Main Stage shows feature an ambitious and exciting line-up of world premiers from: award-winning theater ensemble The Mad Ones (The Essential Straight & Narrow, The Tremendous Tremendous), celebrated downtown duo Kate Benson and Lee Sunday Evans (A Beautiful Day in November on the Banks of the Greatest of the Great Lakes), rising star playwright Phillip Howze(abominable, Tiny Boyfriend), and multi-media cult favorites Royal Osiris Karaoke Ensemble(Everything One in the Disc of the Sun). Our ongoing community events and festivals, Puppet Kitchen, Brooklyn Gypsies, and Big Green Theater, will continue to present new collaborative work geared towards our Bushwick neighborhood audience, including a multi-lingual partnership between playwright William Burke (Comfort Dogs, the food was terrible) and Modesto Flako Jimenez(Brooklyn Gypsies). And finally, our free Starr Reading Series will cultivate new plays in development from some of NYC's most exciting young playwrights. (more...)

BEAUTIFUL, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS & More Included in Broadway in Miami 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Broadway Across America - Miami and Florida Theatrical Association in partnership with the Adrienne Arsht Center of Miami-Dade County present the 2016 / 2017 Broadway In Miami season featuring: (more...)

Palace of Fine Arts Theatre Announces Jason Hoover as the New Managing Director
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Palace of Fine Arts League announced today the appointment of Jason Hoover as the new Managing Director of the historic Palace of Fine Arts Theatre. Located in San Francisco's Marina District, the 962-seat theatre is one of the Bay Area's pre-eminent entertainment and performance venues. Hoover joined the Palace of the Fine Arts Theatre in June 2016 with a wealth of experience in theatre management.  (more...)

California Teen Wins Top Honor at National Songbook Academy
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Brighton Thomas is the 2016 winner of the Great American Songbook Youth Ambassador Award. The 17-year-old is from Burbank, CA. During the final concert on July 23, 2016, she sang American standards: "It Had to be You" and "Happy Days Are Here Again.' (more...)

The Legend Is Back! FRANKIE VALLI AND THE FOUR SEASONS to Return to Broadway This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

The legend is back! Eva Price and Live Nation have just announced that Frankie Valli's triumphant sold-out Broadway debut in Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons On Broadway! will return for a strictly limited 7 performance engagement from Friday, October 21, 2016 through Saturday, October 29, 2016 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46 Street). (more...)

SOMETHING ROTTEN!, CABARET & More Will Play Broadway in Fort Lauderdale's 2016-17 Season!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

The 2016 / 2017 Broadway Across America - Fort Lauderdale show lineup is as follows: (more...)

Rockwell Presents AN EVENING OF CLASSIC BROADWAY this August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

ROCKWELL TABLE AND STAGE PRESENTS MORE CLASSIC Broadway ON AUGUST 22ND (more...)

Iconic Daytime Star to Take the Stage in SHOULDA BEEN YOU at Gretna Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Gretna Theatre is excited to announce that iconic daytime serial actress Kim Zimmer will take the Gretna Theatre stage in It Shoulda Been You. She assumes the role of Judy Steinberg, which was originated by Tyne Daley in the Broadway production. (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 7/24/16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 7/24/2016. (more...)

Casting Complete for New Play THE BURIALS at Steppenwolf for Young Adults
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Steppenwolf for Young Adults (SYA) announces the complete cast for The Burials, a world premiere by Caitlin Parrish and the first production of SYA's 2016/17 season. (more...)

Photo Flash: PHANTOM OF THE OPERA's James Barbour and More Sing Sondheim for BC/EFA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was proud to present the extraordinary cast of Broadway's The Phantom of the Opera, which collaborated and sang the music of Stephen Sondheim on Sunday, July 24.  The one-night-only event was the fourth in a series of benefit concerts for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

VIDEO: WAITRESS' Keala Settle Sings Of Finding Hope In Every Bad Situation
by Michael Dale - Jul 25, 2016

The Tony nominee from HANDS ON A HARDBODY is bringing down the house in WAITRESS. (more...)

Deirdre O'Connell Will Lead MTC's FULFILLMENT CENTER in Summer 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) just announced that Manhattan Theatre Club will produce the world premiere of Fulfillment Center, a new play by Abe Koogler (Kill Floor), directed by Daniel Aukin (Fool For Love at MTC). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at After Hours Theatre Company's I LOVE YOU BECAUSE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

AFTER HOURS THEATRE COMPANY, (who most recently produced Jonathan Larson's tick, ...tick...BOOM!), presents a modern day musical love story, I LOVE YOU BECAUSE, music by Joshua Salzman, book and lyrics by Ryan Cunningham, musical direction by Elmo Zapp, choreography by Aja Gomez and directed by Rebecca Kenigsberg. I LOVE YOU BECAUSE opened July 22 and will perform through Sunday, August 7 at the Hudson Backstage, 6539 Santa Monica Blvd. in Hollywood. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 7/25/2016
by - Jul 25, 2016

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 7/25/2016. (more...)

CATS Will Perform on GOOD MORNING AMERICA This Thursday
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Cats officially returns to Broadway on Sunday, July 31, when it opens at the Neil Simon Theatre, but fans need not wait that long to catch the cast in action. The cast will perform on Good Morning America this Thursday, July 28. Tune in to ABC to watch the company perform! (more...)

Photo Flash: FUN HOME Raises Over $100,000 with Special Benefit Concert in Orlando
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Fun Home, the groundbreaking, Tony Award-winning Best Musical, raised $113,000 in ticket sales and additional donations, in support of Equality Florida and the LGBTQ community of Orlando during a one-night-only benefit concert performance at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts (445 S Magnolia Ave) in Orlando last night. BroadwayWorld has photos from the show below! (more...)

VIDEO: Anika Larsen and Keala Settle Belt RENT's 'Take Me Or Leave Me' For FROM BROADWAY WITH LOVE
by Michael Dale - Jul 25, 2016

Following the tragic event that took place at Pulse nightclub in Orlando on June 12, the Broadway and Orlando theatre communities will unite tonight, Monday, July 25 at 7:30 pm at the Disney Theatre in the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts to perform FROM Broadway WITH LOVE: A BENEFIT CONCERT FOR ORLANDO; a healing night of music and dance to honor the 49 victims. (more...)

Campy Take on Dante's Inferno Begins This Week Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Truly unique performance artist BenDeLaCreme, who became an international favorite on RuPaul's Drag Race, returns to New York with the debut of her latest theatrical blend of burlesque, comedy, performance art and music. BENDELACREME'S INFERNO A-GO-GO, an evening of entertainment about an eternity of suffering, will begin performances July 28 at The Laurie Beechman Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for RENT at the Ivoryton Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Have you had enough of the doom and gloom of political conventions and global politics? Are you looking for an infusion of joy and empathy and hope for the future? Well then, look no further - Jonathan Larson's Pulitzer Prize winning Broadway musical RENT opens at the Ivoryton Playhouse on Wednesday, August 3rd running until August 28th and we have joy and love to spare! BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

BWW Feature: HELPMANN AWARDS 2016: ONCE MORE, WITH FEELING at Sydney Lyric Theatre
by Brodie Paparella - Jul 25, 2016

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Jump Into Oz- WICKED Gives a 360 Look at Curtain Call!
by Ashley LaChant - Jul 25, 2016

Ever wanted to see what a WICKED curtain call looks like from the Gershwin Theatre stage? Now you can, as WICKED has just posted a Facebook 360 picture, which enables viewers to click and drag around a complete stage view, three hundred and sixty degrees of swankified, interactive photo goodness. Check out the whole photo here! (more...)

Dance Nonprofit AbunDance Helps to Diversify the Arts World
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

AbunDance Academy of the Arts is an established non-profit arts organization dedicated to offering children and adults top-notch free and affordable dance, theater, and musical instruction at all levels. (more...)

Young Artists of Color Invited To Explore Opportunities in A Shared Moment Workshop
by Michael Dale - Jul 25, 2016

A trio of theatre women of color combine their expertise in the arts and activism to help their young colleagues. (more...)

ECLIPSED's Lupita Nyong'o & Danai Gurira Join Marvel's BLACK PANTHER Film
by Movies News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Over the weekend, it was revealed at Marvel's Comic-Con panel for the new film BLACK PANTHER, that ECLIPSED star Lupita Nyong'o and the play's author Danai Guira have signed on to the cast (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Playwrights Horizons' AUBERGINE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Playwrights Horizons will present AUBERGINE- the New York premiere of a new play by Susan Smith Blackburn Prize winner Julia Cho (BFE at PH, The Language Archive, The Piano Teacher, Durango, The Architecture of Loss), directed by Kate Whoriskey (Fabulation, Inked Baby at PH; Ruined; Her Requiem). (more...)

VIDEO: Max Crumm, Ellyn Marsh Join The Skivvies For a Post-Show Set at SEX TIPS FOR STRAIGHT WOMEN FROM A GAY MAN
by Michael Dale - Jul 25, 2016

Broadway's favorite undie-wearing duo have joined the cast of SEX TIPS FOR STRAIGHT WOMEN FROM A GAY MAN for a limited three week run. (more...)

John W. Engeman Theater Announces 2016-17 Youth Theater Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

The John W. Engeman Theater at Northport (Kevin J. O'Neill, Managing Director and Richard T. Dolce, Producing Artistic Director) announces its 2016-2017 Youth Theater Season, sponsored by Bethpage Federal Credit Union. (more...)

Stage Star Nicole Scherzinger Among Voice Cast for Disney's MOANA
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

The highly anticipated Disney animated feature film MOANA, with music from HAMILTON Tony Award winner Lin-Manuel Miranda and featuring fellow stage star Phillipa Soo, includes another stage vet in its voice cast: Nicole Scherzinger. (more...)

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