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264 Tremont Street
Boston, MA

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Photo Flash: First Look at Ben Platt & More in DEAR EVAN HANSEN on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Dear Evan Hansen, the new musical with a book by Obie Award-winner Steven Levenson, score by Tony Award nominees Benj Pasek & Justin Paul, and direction by three-time Tony Award nominee Michael Greif, is currently in previews at the Music Box Theatre (239 W 45th St), where it will officially open on Sunday, December 4, 2016. (more...)

Photo Flash: See The New York Post's Cindy Adams Make her Broadway Debut as Grizabella!
by Marissa Sblendorio - Dec 2, 2016

The New York Post's legendary gossip columnist, Cindy Adams, just made her Broadway debut during the curtain call of Andrew Lloyd Webber's CATS as Grizabella. She might not be Mamie's understudy, but she was there to promote her eighth annual Blessing of the Animals on December 11, 2016 at Christ Church (524 Park Avenue), which includes a procession of animals to the altar for blessing. (more...)

Photo Flash: Patrick Page Gets in Character for Pittsburgh CLO's A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Pittsburgh CLO presents the 25th Anniversary production of A Musical Christmas Carol, this December at the Byham Theater. This production will feature exciting new set elements and special effects. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at Patrick Page in character below! (more...)

Valentina Kozlova Dance Conservatory Presents NUTCRACKER WINTER SUITE, 12/3
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Valentina Kozlova's Dance Conservatory of New York returns to Symphony Space with Kozlova's delightful new production of Tchaikovsky's 'Nutcracker Winter Suite,' running slightly over one hour - Saturday December 3 at 7 PM.    (more...)

CHEWING THE SCENERY-Randy Rainbow Checks in with Liza Minnelli to Chat HAIRSPRAY LIVE!, Pence & More!
by Randy Rainbow - Dec 2, 2016

It's time for the newest episode of BWW's exclusive TV series - CHEWING THE SCENERY WITH Randy Rainbow! In this edition, Randy gives his pal Liza a ring to catch up on all things Broadway before the holidays. From Pence at HAMILTON to HAIRSPRAY LIVE!, they cover it all! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of 5th Avenue's THE LITTLE MERMAID - Diana Huey, Matthew Kacergis and More!
by Stage Tube - Dec 2, 2016

A spectacular new production of Disney's The Little Mermaid kicks off at The 5th Avenue Theatre this holiday season. Featuring the critically acclaimed work of Director Glenn Casale, this beloved tale of a young mermaid's coming-of-age adventure is told like never before. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Diana Huey, Matthew Kacergis, Jennifer Allen and More in THE LITTLE MERMAID at 5th Avenue
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

A spectacular new production of Disney's The Little Mermaid kicks off at The 5th Avenue Theatre this holiday season. Featuring the critically acclaimed work of Director Glenn Casale, this beloved tale of a young mermaid's coming-of-age adventure is told like never before. (more...)

Annette O'Toole Joins MAN FROM NEBRASKA at Second Stage Theatre This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Just announced, Annette O'Toole will assume the role of Nancy Carpenter in the upcoming New York premiere production of Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Tracy Letts' play, MAN FROM NEBRASKA, directed by David Cromer. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Kevin Laughon
by Elliot Lanes - Dec 2, 2016

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Shop for the Holidays with THE GRINCH and More at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

The Old Globe has some great ideas to simplify your holiday shopping this year! Might we suggest tickets for the family to our 19th annual production of Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, a San Diego multigenerational family tradition, which runs now through December 26. (more...)

Nelson Aspen to Launch December Lineup at Don't Tell Mama's BROADWAY 'BOOZY' BRUNCH
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Winter is upon us, and Restaurant Row's beloved piano bar, Don't Tell Mama, has announced Broadway 'Boozy' Brunch's special guest line up for December. (more...)

Jamie Lloyd to Direct Immersive Philip Ridley Double Bill at Shoreditch Town Hall
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Today Shoreditch Town Hall announces an immersive double-bill of Philip Ridley plays, including the world premiere of Killer and a new production of Ridley's contemporary classic The Pitchfork Disney, his first stage play which premiered in 1991. The productions will both be directed by Jamie Lloyd and run in 'The Ditch' basement spaces of Shoreditch Town Hall in spring 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: A DOG STORY, THE MUSICAL Celebrates Dog Wedding
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

A Dog Story, a new musical playing at The Loft at The Davenport Theater, celebrated a special dog wedding between bride, Winnie, a Chihuahua Terrier mix, and the groom, Jasper, a Yorkie Maltese, officiated by Broadway's Grizabella, Mamie Parris. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at CHRISTMAS INN at Westchester Broadway Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Westchester Broadway Theatre presents CHRISTMAS INN, with Book and Original Lyrics by Kathy Keating Wheeler & Bob Fitzsimmons, and Original Music and Arrangements by Steven Silverstein. Directed and Choreographed by Richard Stafford with Musical Direction by Ryan Edward Wise, the production runs now through December 23rd, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

The Fulton Theatre Opens THE SANTALAND DIARIES Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre announces a third holiday offering to Lancaster audiences - and beyond. The Santaland Diaries has been called "A sardonic, merrily subversive tale" (New York Newsday) and will have a limited run of six performances in the Tell Studio Theatre at the Fulton. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at BPA's A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Offering sweet nostalgia for adults, and great fun for the kids, this laugh-out-loud holiday tale of American Christmases past has been cleverly re-wrapped as a new musical. A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL begins tonight, December 2, at Bainbridge Performing Arts. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Cirque Mechanics to Bring Steampunk-Inspired PEDAL PUNK to Pepperdine
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Step right up and marvel at the daredevil antics and mechanical wonders of Pedal Punk, Cirque Mechanics' steampunk-inspired show at Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, January 13. (more...)

PARAMOUR's Ruby Lewis Releases Holiday Single to Support Alzheimer's Research
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Actress and singer Ruby Lewis, currently portraying the lead role of 'Indigo' in Cirque du Soleil's Broadway show PARAMOUR, has released a holiday single 'Somewhere in my Memory' to benefit the Alzheimer's Association. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL to Bring Classic Movie to Life at Shea's Buffalo Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

This holiday season, for the first time in Buffalo, the award-winning Broadway hit A Christmas Story, The Musical brings the beloved classic movie to life at Shea's Buffalo Theatre December 13-18, 2016 for eight performances. (more...)

BWW Review: 5th Avenue's THE LITTLE MERMAID is Swimmingly Magical
by Jay Irwin - Dec 2, 2016

The original animated film of "Disney's The Little Mermaid" is arguably one of the best of the Disney canon. With songs written by the incredible Alan Menken and Howard Ashman it marked the rebirth of the Disney animated musicals. The original conversion of it into a Broadway musical was not so great. With bad staging and flow, achieving the illusion of swimming by putting the actors on Heelys (shoes with wheels in the heels) so they would glide across stage, and additional songs from Menken and Glenn Slater (owing to the passing of the great Howard Ashman) the show lost much of it's core cleverness and heart in favor of the cliche and gimmicky. Now there's a new version with a reworked book and score and much improved staging which is currently being offered at the 5th Avenue Theatre and while it still may not have that magical greatness of the original film it does manage a magic of its own largely due to some new stage magic and a stellar cast including an Ariel (Diana Huey) who is the most layered, honest, real and still adorable Disney Princess ever. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - A BRONX TALE
by Ken Fallin - Dec 2, 2016

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with renowned caricature artist Ken Fallin, a life-long theater enthusiast, who has drawn many Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. Below, check out his latest illustration, featuring Bobby Conte Thornton in A BRONX TALE. (more...)

Photo Flash: Under the Sea! First Look at THE LITTLE MERMAID at Beck Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Beck Center for the Arts presents Disney's The Little Mermaid, today, December 2, through December 31, 2016 in the Mackey Theater. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Drops an All-New Promo
by Stage Tube - Dec 2, 2016

NBC has unveiled an all-new promo for the highly-anticipated musical HAIRSPRAY LIVE!, airing Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. Get a first look below! (more...)

National Touring Production of Broadway's PIPPIN at the Grand!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

The Grand 1894 Opera House presents the acclaimed Broadway musical revival of Pippin, performed by the National Touring Company, on Sunday, January 29, 2017 at 2pm and 7 pm. Tickets may be purchased at The Grand's Box Office, 2020 Postoffice Street, by calling 409.765.1894, 800.821.1894, or online at www.thegrand.com. (more...)

WEISENTHAL Riveting One-Act Theatrical Performance Presented at the Grand
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

The Grand 1894 Opera House presents writer and actor Tom Dugan in the one-act, off-Broadway theatrical performance, Wiesenthal, on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 8pm.  Tickets may be purchased at The Grand's Box Office, 2020 Postoffice Street, by calling 409.765.1894, 800.821.1894, or online at www.thegrand.com. (more...)

Megan Hilty Recorded Special Song On New Album for Daughter Viola Philomena
by TV News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

In a new interview with PEOPLE, Broadway's Megan Hilty reveals that she recorded a special song on her new album 'A Merry Little Christmas' for her 2-year-old daughter Viola Philomena. (more...)

Steven J. Burge to Play Heavenly Father After Wesley Taylor Departs AN ACT OF GOD in Denver
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Denver Center for the Performing Arts Broadway/Cabaret announces today that Wesley Taylor, Broadway star and fan favorite in the NBC TV show 'Smash,' will play God through January 22. Steven J. Burge will assume the role of God starting January 24. (more...)

Photo Flash: Holy Father! First Look at Wesley Taylor in AN ACT OF GOD at Denver Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Denver Center for the Performing Arts Broadway/Cabaret recently welcomed Wesley Taylor, Broadway star and fan favorite in the NBC TV show 'Smash', as God in the new comedy AN ACT OF GOD, making its Denver debut at the Garner Galleria Theatre this fall. BroadwayWorld has a first look at Taylor in character below! (more...)

RED ROCK CAPERUCITA de gira por España
by Roberto Rodrguez - Dec 2, 2016

Prisma Shows adapta el cuento clásico con una espectacular puesta en escena, con 16 cantantes en directo, 44 personajes y una historia divertida y novedosa, de la mano de una Caperucita que sueña con ser una estrella del Rock & Roll. (more...)

Austin Pendleton to Direct Michael Weller's JERICHO Reading at Abingdon
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Abingdon Theatre Company continues its Ghostlight Reading Series with JERICHO by Michael Weller on Monday, December 19 at 7pm. The reading is free and open to the public at Abingdon Theatre Company's June Havoc Theatre (312 West 36th Street). Austin Pendleton is set to direct. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Bette Midler Chats Broadway's HELLO DOLLY on NBC's Today, 12/4
by TV News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

The December 4th edition of 'Sunday TODAY with Willie Geist will feature a special profile on Bette Midler in which she talks about her return to Broadway in HELLO DOLLY! this Spring. (more...)

Photo Flash: George Street Playhouse Presents DADDY LONG LEGS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

George Street Playhouse presents Daddy Long Legs, a romantic holiday musical running from November 29 through December 24 at the New Brunswick theatre. The musical, with book by two-time Tony Award winner John Caird(Les Miserables, Nicholas Nickleby) and music and lyrics by Tony Award nominee Paul Gordon (Jane Eyre), stars Ben Michael as Jervis, the titular 'Daddy Long Legs' who anonymously sponsors the college education of Elise Vannerson's Jerusha. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Riverdale Rising Stars Presents LES MISERABLES: SCHOOL EDITION
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

LES MISERABLES SCHOOL EDITION comes to the Riverdale YM-YWHA stage in a production performed entirely by the talented teens of the award-winning Riverdale Rising Stars.  The epic tale of broken dreams, passion and redemption will be presented for six performances only: (more...)

Ogunquit Playhouse to Launch New Works Series with FRIDA Reading in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

The Ogunquit Playhouse has announced the launch of a new works program to incubate and develop new musicals for the stage. The program is helmed by Matt Schicker and will kick off on Monday, December 5 at 3:30PM at Pearl Studios in New York, NY, with an invite-only Actors' Equity Association stage reading of Frida, a musical with book and lyrics by Michael Aman and music by Dana P. Rowe. (more...)


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MARTIN LUTHER ON TRIAL Begins Tonight Off-Broadway at Fellowship for Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Performances begin tonight for the second production of Fellowship for Performing Arts' (FPA) 2016-17 New York season, MARTIN LUTHER ON TRIAL, presented at The Pearl Theatre (555 West 42nd Street). (more...)

VIDEO: Regina Spektor Performs from New Album on PBS' CHARLIE ROSE
by TV News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

In celebration of her critically acclaimed new record Remember Us To Life, out now on Sire/Warner Bros. Records, Regina Spektor performed the album tracks "Older and Taller" and "Grand Hotel" on PBS' "Charlie Rose" last night. (more...)

Jonathan Larson's Cut Tunes from RENT and More to Debut in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Jonathan Larson's work continues to live on, this time in concert. (more...)

ABE Presents the Nashville Premiere of Wickedly Funny HAND TO GOD
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Actors Bridge Ensemble's 21st season continues with the Nashville premiere of smash hit Broadway comedy, HAND TO GOD by Robert Askins, directed by Mitch Massaro, December 9-18 at the Actors Bridge Studio at Darkhorse Chapel, 4610 Charlotte Avenue, Nashville, 37209. The entrance to the Chapel is on 47th Avenue. (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Tallahassee Regional Awards Update - Angel Lozada, Sean Watkinson Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 2, 2016

Voting has opened for the 2016 BroadwayWorld Tallahassee Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2016. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

VIDEO: Good Morning Baltimore! HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Star Maddie Baillio Visits the City
by Stage Tube - Dec 2, 2016

Newcomer Maddie Baillio, who will star as Tracy Turnblad in NBC's highly-anticipated musical HAIRSPRAY LIVE!, airing Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 8 p.m. ET/PT, recently stopped by Baltimore, Md. - check out her visit to the city behind the show's signature tune 'Good Morning Baltimore' below! (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Toronto Regional Awards Update - Dan Chameroy, Sara Farb Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 2, 2016

Voting has opened for the 2016 BroadwayWorld Toronto Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2016. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Regional Awards Update - Tiziano D'Affuso, Jaysen Wright in Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 2, 2016

Voting has opened for the 2016 BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2016. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld West Virginia Regional Awards Update - Justin Lowans, Eliza Windle Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 2, 2016

Voting has opened for the 2016 BroadwayWorld West Virginia Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2016. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Wichita Regional Awards Update - Shane Schrag, Julia Faust Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 2, 2016

Voting has opened for the 2016 BroadwayWorld Wichita Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2016. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

AN EVENING WITH PHYLLIS HYMAN Adds Weekend at The Actor's Temple
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

AN EVENING WITH PHYLLIS HYMAN, a world premiere musical the creators of the Broadway bound musical Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical, has added an additional three-performance weekend to the previously announced performances due to popular demand. (more...)

Karrin Allyson, Daniel Reichard's GUIDE TO CHRISTMAS and More Coming Up This Month at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for December 12-18, featuring Karrin Allyson, Daniel Reichard's Guide to Christmas, Frank DiLella's "ShowBiz After Hours" with Nikki M. James, Matt Doyle, Michael Longoria & Alysha Umphress, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Riverside Theatre to Hit the Cell Block with CHICAGO This January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Riverside Theatre, led by Producing Artistic Director/CEO Allen D. Cornell and Managing Director/COO Jon R. Moses, present Broadway's longest-running American musical, Chicago, which performs on the Stark Stage from January 3 - 22, 2017. (more...)

RELIANT LIGHTS YOUR HOLIDAYS Postponed Due to Bad Weather at AT&T Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

The nonprofit AT&T Performing Arts Center today announced that, due to the strong likelihood of bad weather this Saturday evening, December 3, it is postponing its free outdoor, family event, Reliant Lights Your Holidays. (more...)

Busby Berkeley Series to Kick Off This Month at Film Forum
by Movies News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

'BUSBY BERKELEY,' a nine-day festival spotlighting the early movie musical trailblazer famous for his eye-popping kaleidoscopic production numbers, will run at Film Forum from Wednesday, December 7 through Thursday, December 15. (more...)

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