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Charlie Pollock and Mary Kate Morrissey to Star in Signature Theatre's ELMER GANTRY This FallCharlie Pollock and Mary Kate Morrissey to Star in Signature Theatre's ELMER GANTRY This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Signature Theatre has announced the cast of Elmer Gantry, a musical version of Sinclair Lewis' best-selling novel, directed by Signature's Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Follies, Million Dollar Quartet). Schaeffer collaborated on the last production of Elmer Gantry at Marriott's Lincolnshire Theatre in Chicago with authors John Bishop (book), Mel Marvin (music) and Bob Satuloff (lyrics) in 1998; the show has not been produced since then. This will be the 5th production in the show's history. Running in the MAX Theatre October 7 - November 9, Signature's production will include several brand new songs by Mel Marvin and Bob Satuloff and a reimagined script that John Bishop worked on until his death in 2006. (more...)

URINETOWN Ready To Open In West End!URINETOWN Ready To Open In West End!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

Simon Paisley Day (Musketeers, Doctor Who, Titanic, Sherlock, Spartacus, Being Human) will be reprising his critically-acclaimed role as the tyrannical Caldwell B. Cladwell, the machiavellian Head of UGC (Urine Good Company) in the West End transfer of Jamie Lloyd's ground breaking, splash hit production of URINETOWN The Musical. (more...)

Scoop: Roger Rees, Tracey Ullman, Michael McKean, & Laura Osnes & More Join Cast of Encores! THE BAND WAGONScoop: Roger Rees, Tracey Ullman, Michael McKean, & Laura Osnes & More Join Cast of Encores! THE BAND WAGON
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

This just in! Previously announced Tony Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell will be joined by Tony Award winner Roger Rees, seven-time Emmy Award winner Tracey Ullman, Academy Award nominee Michael McKean, Tony Award nominee Laura Osnes, Tony Award nominee Michael Berresse, and Don Stephenson in The Band Wagon, an Encores! Special Event from November 6 - 16, 2014 at City Center. The Band Wagon will open on Sunday, November 8. (more...)

Randy Graff, Dominic Chianese & More Set for 54 Below this WeekRandy Graff, Dominic Chianese & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Andrew Lloyd Webber Will Make Appearance at Cheltenham Literature FestivalAndrew Lloyd Webber Will Make Appearance at Cheltenham Literature Festival
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

Award-winning composer and producer Andrew Lloyd Webber is the latest name to join the line-up for The Times and The Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival this weekend. Andrew is appearing with Geoffrey Robertson QC in the Profumo affair event, 'Stephen Ward was Innocent, OK', on Saturday 4th October at 9 pm. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Picks for October 20-26 Including Joanna Gleason, Deborah Silver, and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Picks for October 20-26 Including Joanna Gleason, Deborah Silver, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2014

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestra's begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven- o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Broadway on 22nd Street, Joanna Gleason with Well Strung, Coven - The Music of Stevie Nicks & Fleetwood Mac, presented by Brad Simmons, Deborah Silver and Special Performing Guests Tom Wopat and Marilyn Maye, and Aspects of Andrew: Lloyd Webber @54. (more...)

Tony Sheldon Replaces Roger Rees in Encores! THE BAND WAGONTony Sheldon Replaces Roger Rees in Encores! THE BAND WAGON
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

Tony Award nominee Tony Sheldon (Priscilla Queen of the Desert) has joined the cast of the Encores! Special Event The Band Wagon in the role of Jeffrey Cordova, an egotistical British director. (Roger Rees, previously announced in the role, is no longer available.) The Band Wagon cast stars Tony Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell, seven-time Emmy Award winner Tracey Ullman, Academy Award nominee Michael McKean, Tony Award nominee Laura Osnes, Tony Award nominee Michael Berresse and Don Stephenson. The Band Wagon will open on Sunday, November 8. (more...)

Patti LuPone, Sierra Boggess, Jeremy Jordan & More Set for 54 Below in October & NovemberPatti LuPone, Sierra Boggess, Jeremy Jordan & More Set for 54 Below in October & November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

This October and November 54 BELOW presents a lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54thStreet. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visit www.54Below.com. (more...)

Horton Foote's THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL Comes to the Roleystone Theatre TonightHorton Foote's THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL Comes to the Roleystone Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2014

A play from the author of the Academy Award-winning To Kill A Mockingbird screenplay comes to Roleystone Theatre this May. Written by Horton Foote, The Trip To Bountiful is a poignant story of an ageing widow unhappily living with her son and daughter-in-law in a small city apartment. She longs to return to the town of Bountiful where she grew up and finally manages to make the journey, discovering more about her early life and disappointments along the way. Ultimately, she is reconciled to the reality of her present situation and faces the future with peace. (more...)

Rob McClure and Jenny Powers to Lead THE ADDAMS FAMILY at The Muny; Principle Casting Announced!Rob McClure and Jenny Powers to Lead THE ADDAMS FAMILY at The Muny; Principle Casting Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2014

The Muny has announced the principle casting for its fourth show of its 96th season, The Addams Family, directed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge, choreographed by Vince Pesce, with musical direction by Ben Whiteley. The Addams Family is sponsored by Missouri Lottery. (more...)

Jerry Adler and Richard Kline to Star in CRT's THE SUNSHINE BOYS; Full Cast Announced!Jerry Adler and Richard Kline to Star in CRT's THE SUNSHINE BOYS; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) announces the complete cast for its production of Neil Simon's THE SUNSHINE BOYS, the second show of its three-show Summer Nutmeg Summer Series onstage June 14-29 in the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theater, Storrs. (more...)

Donna Lynne Champlin to Make Directorial Debut with VALUEVILLE at NYMF, 7/7-13Donna Lynne Champlin to Make Directorial Debut with VALUEVILLE at NYMF, 7/7-13
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

ValueVille, the musical about one man's hellish experience working the night-shift at a giant superstore -- where nothing is what it seems, is an official selection of the 2014 New York Musical Theatre Festival's Next Link Project (NYMF), and starts on July 7th at PTC Performance Space. ValueVille is one of the 10 plays chosen from among the over 250 submissions to this year's festival. (more...)

Matt Doyle, Songs from SUBMISSIONS ONLY & More Set for 54 Below this WeekMatt Doyle, Songs from SUBMISSIONS ONLY & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Screenplay Writer Horton Foote's THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL Comes to the Roleystone Theatre on 5/9Screenplay Writer Horton Foote's THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL Comes to the Roleystone Theatre on 5/9
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

A play from the author of the Academy Award-winning To Kill A Mockingbird screenplay comes to Roleystone Theatre this May. Written by Horton Foote, The Trip To Bountiful is a poignant story of an ageing widow unhappily living with her son and daughter-in-law in a small city apartment. She longs to return to the town of Bountiful where she grew up and finally manages to make the journey, discovering more about her early life and disappointments along the way. Ultimately, she is reconciled to the reality of her present situation and faces the future with peace. (more...)

Josh Walden, Alma Cuervo & More to Star in in WRAPPED IN PINK Reading, 5/26Josh Walden, Alma Cuervo & More to Star in in WRAPPED IN PINK Reading, 5/26
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

Robin Carus, Josh Walden and Adam Fitzgerald have announced the upcoming reading of Jason Huza's WRAPPED IN PINK (story by Josh Walden, Written by Jason Huza). The reading will be presented on Monday, May 26th at Pearl Studios (500 8th Avenue, 12th floor) in studio 1209 at 6:00 PM. The evening is free of charge and will feature a post-show talk back with the audience. Reservations may be made by emailing wrappedinpinkreading@gmail.com. Seating is extremely limited. (more...)

Ralph Macchio & Mario Cantone to Star in Reading of Charles Messina's New Comedy A ROOM OF MY OWN, 3/17Ralph Macchio & Mario Cantone to Star in Reading of Charles Messina's New Comedy A ROOM OF MY OWN, 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2014

Ralph Macchio and Mario Cantone will headline the cast of a special industry reading of A Room of My Own, the anticipated new comedy written and directed by Charles Messina. Mr. Macchio and Mr. Cantone will be joined by a cast that includes Colin Critchley, Gina Ferranti, Kendra Jain, and Johnny Tammaro. The invitation only reading is set for Monday, March 17, 2014 on the Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street). (more...)

AYCKBOURN AT 75: A THEATICAL BIRTHDAY PARTY Presented at Black River Playhouse, 4/12AYCKBOURN AT 75: A THEATICAL BIRTHDAY PARTY Presented at Black River Playhouse, 4/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

On April 12, 2014, Sir Alan Ayckbourn, one of the most produced playwrights in the English language, celebrates his 75th birthday. To mark the event, some of his most loyal New Jersey-based theater artists are presenting AYCKBOURN AT 75: A THEATICAL BIRTHDAY PARTY. The show will trace his remarkable life and career featuring excerpts from such plays as THE NORMAN CONQUESTS, ABSURD PERSON SINGULAR and BEDROOM FARCE as well as songs from By Jeeves, a collaboration between Ayckbourn and Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber. With special permission from Sir Alan, the show will also feature a scene from Ayckbourn's very first play, THE SQUARE CAT, which is unpublished and unavailable for performance. The 1959 comedy has never been seen in the USA and hasn't been performed in more than 50 years. The entire evening is written and directed by Michael T. Mooney, who studied theatre-in-the-round with Ayckbourn at the Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough, England. Mooney has directed ten of the author's plays in the Garden State, including four American premieres. (more...)

Fulton Theatre to Present YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, 3/11-30Fulton Theatre to Present YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, 3/11-30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2014

The 2013/2014 Season at the Fulton Theatre takes a decidedly madcap turn with its latest production, Mel Brooks new musical Young Frankenstein, based on his 1974 black and white comic masterpiece motion picture of the same name. (more...)

Breaking News: Broadway Stars Norm Lewis and Sierra Boggess to Take Over in PHANTOM This May!Breaking News: Broadway Stars Norm Lewis and Sierra Boggess to Take Over in PHANTOM This May!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

This just in! Producers Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Group just announced that THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA will welcome a starry leading combination beginning Monday, May 12. (more...)

Bristol Riverside Theatre Presents Neil Simon's LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR, Now thru 4/13Bristol Riverside Theatre Presents Neil Simon's LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR, Now thru 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

Laughter is coming from the stage floor when Bristol Riverside Theatre presents Neil Simon's sidesplitting comedy Laughter on the 23rd Floor today, March 18-April 13. Directed by Keith Baker, the ensemble cast features K.O. Delmarcelle, David Edwards, Bruce Graham, Benjamin Lloyd, Megan McDermott, Jason Silverman, and Carl N. Wallnau. (more...)

Fulton Theatre Presents YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, Now thru 3/30Fulton Theatre Presents YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, Now thru 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

The 2013/2014 Season at the Fulton Theatre takes a decidedly madcap turn with its latest production, Mel Brooks new musical Young Frankenstein, based on his 1974 black and white comic masterpiece motion picture of the same name. (more...)

SONGS YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED with Jordan Wolfe, Alanna Chuyan & More Set for Stage 72, TonightSONGS YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED with Jordan Wolfe, Alanna Chuyan & More Set for Stage 72, Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2014

Songs You Might Have Missed, featuring lost and forgotten showtunes, will be offered tonight, March 1, 2014, at Stage 72 at The Triad. (more...)

THE SUNSHINE BOYS to Run 6/19-29 at CT RepTHE SUNSHINE BOYS to Run 6/19-29 at CT Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

THE SUNSHINE BOYS by Neil Simon, the second show of its three-show Summer Nutmeg Summer Series at Connecticut Repertory Theatre is onstage June 19-29 in the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theater, Storrs. The Neil Simon penned comedy is led by Broadway and Television veterans Jerry Adler as Willie Clark and Richard Kline as Al Lewis. (more...)

Patti LuPone, The Skivvies, Ben Platt and More Will Play 54 Below, Aug-Sept 2014Patti LuPone, The Skivvies, Ben Platt and More Will Play 54 Below, Aug-Sept 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

This August and September 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. (more...)

Ivoryton Playhouse to Present LA CAGE AUX FOLLIES, 8/6 - 8/31Ivoryton Playhouse to Present LA CAGE AUX FOLLIES, 8/6 - 8/31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

It's the dog days of summer but in Ivoryton, August is kicking its way through the heat in feathers, glitter and six inch heels! LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, the smash hit Broadway musical opens in Ivoryton on August 6th and runs through August 31st. Written by Harvey Fierstein, Jean Poiret and Jerry Herman, the original 1983 Broadway production received nine nominations for Tony Awards and won six, including Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book. LA CAGE was later turned into a popular movie, The Birdcage, starring Nathan Lane and Robin Williams. (more...)

CATS, Starring Elizabeth Stanley, Ken T. Prymus and More, Opens Tonight at Pittsburgh CLOCATS, Starring Elizabeth Stanley, Ken T. Prymus and More, Opens Tonight at Pittsburgh CLO
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

Jellicle cats come one, come all! Join the Jellicle Ball, today, July 18 through July 27 with Pittsburgh CLO's production of CATS! A talented company of felines will bring Andrew Lloyd Webber's mysterious masterpiece to life on the Benedum Center stage. (more...)

BWW Reviews: JEEVES & WOOSTER IN PERFECT NONSENSE, Duke of York's Theatre, July 15 2014BWW Reviews: JEEVES & WOOSTER IN PERFECT NONSENSE, Duke of York's Theatre, July 15 2014
by Becky Brewis - Jul 17, 2014

This adaptation keeps all the humour of P G Wodehouse's original books, and creates much of its own. The array of batty characters is brought to life superbly by a new cast in this three-hander farce. (more...)

Rob McClure and Jenny Powers Lead THE ADDAMS FAMILY at The Muny; Show Begins Tonight!Rob McClure and Jenny Powers Lead THE ADDAMS FAMILY at The Muny; Show Begins Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

The Muny presents the fourth show of its 96th season, The Addams Family, directed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge, choreographed by Vince Pesce, with musical direction by Ben Whiteley. The show begins tonight, July 14 and runs through July 20, 2014. (more...)

Lillias White, Lindsay Mendez & Derek Klena and More Set for 54 Below this WeekLillias White, Lindsay Mendez & Derek Klena and More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Late Night Broadway - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for July 14-20, 2014Late Night Broadway - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for July 14-20, 2014
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 13, 2014

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestra's begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven- o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week, including: Every Time's The First Time!, Broadway Sings Justin Timberlake, Lillias White: The Birthday Show, Aspects of Andrew: Lloyd Webber @ 54, and Jane Monheit's Jazz Party. (more...)

Patti LuPone, Charles Busch, Lindsay Mendez, The Skivvies and More Set for 54 Below, July-Aug 2014Patti LuPone, Charles Busch, Lindsay Mendez, The Skivvies and More Set for 54 Below, July-Aug 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

This July and August 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Human Race Theatre's TORCH SONG TRILOGYPhoto Flash: First Look at Human Race Theatre's TORCH SONG TRILOGY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2014

The Human Race Theatre Company starts 2014 with Harvey Fierstein's award-winning and rarely-produced three-act play, Torch Song Trilogy. Poignant and filled with witty, sharp humor, Fierstein's deeply personal story of self-discovery redefined an era in gay America. What begins as a chance encounter in a New York nightclub leads drag-queen Arnold Beckoff in a hilarious, yet touching, pursuit of love, happiness and a life of which he can be proud. From a failed affair with a reluctant lover, to a committed relationship with a young model and the promise of a stable family, Arnold's struggle for acceptance meets its greatest challenge in his intolerant mother. Check out a first look below! (more...)

The Human Race Theatre's TORCH SONG TRILOGY Begins TonightThe Human Race Theatre's TORCH SONG TRILOGY Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2014

The Human Race Theatre Company starts 2014 with Harvey Fierstein's award-winning and rarely-produced three-act play, Torch Song Trilogy. Poignant and filled with witty, sharp humor, Fierstein's deeply personal story of self-discovery redefined an era in gay America. What begins as a chance encounter in a New York nightclub leads drag-queen Arnold Beckoff in a hilarious, yet touching, pursuit of love, happiness and a life of which he can be proud. From a failed affair with a reluctant lover, to a committed relationship with a young model and the promise of a stable family, Arnold's struggle for acceptance meets its greatest challenge in his intolerant mother. (more...)

Bristol Riverside Theatre Presents Neil Simon's LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR, 3/18-4/13Bristol Riverside Theatre Presents Neil Simon's LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR, 3/18-4/13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

Laughter is coming from the stage floor when Bristol Riverside Theatre presents Neil Simon's sidesplitting comedy Laughter on the 23rd Floor on March 18-April 13. Directed by Keith Baker, the ensemble cast features K.O. Delmarcelle, David Edwards, Bruce Graham, Benjamin Lloyd, Megan McDermott, Jason Silverman, and Carl N. Wallnau. (more...)

Drew McVety, Tom Hewitt, Philip Hoffman and More Set for Westchester Broadway Theatre's TITANIC, Now thru 2/23Drew McVety, Tom Hewitt, Philip Hoffman and More Set for Westchester Broadway Theatre's TITANIC, Now thru 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

Original Titanic Broadway cast member Drew McVety will again set sail in the Tony Award-winning musical, which begins performances at WBT tonight, January 16. The production, which is a new intimate adaptation of Maury Yeston and Peter Stone's lushly scored musical about the doomed ocean liner, will run through February 23rd. (more...)

The Human Race Theatre to Present TORCH SONG TRILOGY, Begin. 1/30The Human Race Theatre to Present TORCH SONG TRILOGY, Begin. 1/30
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2014

The Human Race Theatre Company starts 2014 with Harvey Fierstein's award-winning and rarely-produced three-act play, Torch Song Trilogy. Poignant and filled with witty, sharp humor, Fierstein's deeply personal story of self-discovery redefined an era in gay America. What begins as a chance encounter in a New York nightclub leads drag-queen Arnold Beckoff in a hilarious, yet touching, pursuit of love, happiness and a life of which he can be proud. From a failed affair with a reluctant lover, to a committed relationship with a young model and the promise of a stable family, Arnold's struggle for acceptance meets its greatest challenge in his intolerant mother. (more...)

PTC to Stage MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, 2/21-3/8PTC to Stage MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, 2/21-3/8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2014

Pioneer Theatre Company presents the charming Shakespearean comedy Much Ado About Nothing, February 21 through March 8, 2014. (more...)

SONGS YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED with Jordan Wolfe, Alanna Chuyan & More Set for Stage 72, TodaySONGS YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED with Jordan Wolfe, Alanna Chuyan & More Set for Stage 72, Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

Songs You Might Have Missed, featuring lost and forgotten showtunes, will be offered March 1, 2014, at Stage 72 at The Triad. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Rebecca Watson on Playing Beatrice in Pioneer Theatre Company's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHINGBWW Interviews: Rebecca Watson on Playing Beatrice in Pioneer Theatre Company's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
by Tyler Hinton - Feb 17, 2014

The delightful Rebecca Watson took the time out of her busy rehearsal schedule to speak with BroadwayWorld about her role as Beatrice in Pioneer Theatre Company's production of Shakespeare's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, opening this weekend. (more...)

Annaleigh Ashford, Laura Osnes, Laura Benanti and More Come to 54 Below This WinterAnnaleigh Ashford, Laura Osnes, Laura Benanti and More Come to 54 Below This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2014

This December and January 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Scroll down for details! (more...)

LA CAGE Opens at Ivoryton PlayhouseLA CAGE Opens at Ivoryton Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2014

It's the dog days of summer but in Ivoryton, August is kicking its way on to the scene in feathers, glitter and six inch heels! LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, the smash hit Broadway musical opened in Ivoryton on August 6th and runs through August 31st. Written by Harvey Fierstein, Jean Poiret and Jerry Herman, the original 1983 Broadway production received nine nominations for Tony Awards and won six, including Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book. LA CAGE was later turned into a popular movie, The Birdcage, starring Nathan Lane and Robin Williams. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 8/4/14 - HEATHERS Meets Its End, Maroulis Comes Home to ROCK OF AGES and More!WAKE UP with BWW 8/4/14 - HEATHERS Meets Its End, Maroulis Comes Home to ROCK OF AGES and More!
by Jessica Showers - Aug 4, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: HEATHERS ends its run at New World Stages, ROCK OF AGES welcomes back its leading man, Jason Robert Brown performs in NYC and more! (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for September 1-7Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for September 1-7
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 31, 2014

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestra's begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven- o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Elena Shaddow, Aspects of Andrew: Lloyd Webber, Broadway on 22nd Street, Molly Ryan 'Come Up and See Me Sometime' a Cheeky Tribute to Mae West, and Christine Ebersole. (more...)

Simon Paisley Day Returns As Full Cast Announced For URINETOWN!Simon Paisley Day Returns As Full Cast Announced For URINETOWN!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2014

Simon Paisley Day (Musketeers, Doctor Who, Titanic, Sherlock, Spartacus, Being Human) will be reprising his critically-acclaimed role as the tyrannical Caldwell B. Cladwell, the machiavellian Head of UGC (Urine Good Company) in the West End transfer of Jamie Lloyd's ground breaking, splash hit production of URINETOWN The Musical. (more...)

Christine Ebersole, Jeremy Jordan, Sierra Boggess & More Set for 54 Below in Coming MonthsChristine Ebersole, Jeremy Jordan, Sierra Boggess & More Set for 54 Below in Coming Months
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2014

This September and October 54 BELOW presents a lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54thStreet. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visit www.54Below.com. (more...)

Ute Lemper, Ben Platt, Telly Leung & More Coming to 54 Below Next WeekUte Lemper, Ben Platt, Telly Leung & More Coming to 54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Deborah Hedwall, Patricia Hodges & More to Star in Peccadillo Theater's A LOSS OF ROSES; Cast AnnouncedDeborah Hedwall, Patricia Hodges & More to Star in Peccadillo Theater's A LOSS OF ROSES; Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

The OBIE, Lucille Lortel and Drama Desk Award-winning Peccadillo Theater Company, in association with La Femme Theatre Productions, has announced the full cast for the play's first NY revival as well as the New York City premiere of the published version of William Inge's A Loss of Roses. Performances begin May 8th (not May 7th as previously announced) at Theatre at St. Clement's, 423 West 46th Street, NYC, and continuing through June 7th, 2014. The play opens officially on May 12th at 7 PM. (more...)

Pioneer Theatre Company to Present SWEET CHARITY, 5/9-24Pioneer Theatre Company to Present SWEET CHARITY, 5/9-24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

Charity Hope Valentine is a dancehall girl who dreams of love and believes the man of her dreams is just around the corner. A great score, including the songs 'Hey Big Spender!' and 'If My Friends Could See Me Now,' incredible dancing - originally choreographed by Broadway legend Bob Fosse - and one of the most memorable heroines of the past sixty years combine to make Sweet Charity a must-see show. Never before produced at PTC, Sweet Charity is a razzle-dazzle closer for the 2013-14 season. (more...)

AYCKBOURN AT 75: A THEATICAL BIRTHDAY PARTY Presented at Black River Playhouse TonightAYCKBOURN AT 75: A THEATICAL BIRTHDAY PARTY Presented at Black River Playhouse Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2014

Tonight, April 12, 2014, Sir Alan Ayckbourn, one of the most produced playwrights in the English language, celebrates his 75th birthday. To mark the event, some of his most loyal New Jersey-based theater artists are presenting AYCKBOURN AT 75: A THEATICAL BIRTHDAY PARTY. (more...)

Screenplay Writer Horton Foote's THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL Comes to the Roleystone Theatre on 5/9Screenplay Writer Horton Foote's THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL Comes to the Roleystone Theatre on 5/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

A play from the author of the Academy Award-winning To Kill A Mockingbird screenplay comes to Roleystone Theatre this May. Written by Horton Foote, The Trip To Bountiful is a poignant story of an ageing widow unhappily living with her son and daughter-in-law in a small city apartment. She longs to return to the town of Bountiful where she grew up and finally manages to make the journey, discovering more about her early life and disappointments along the way. Ultimately, she is reconciled to the reality of her present situation and faces the future with peace. (more...)

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