Cabaret on Tour


BWW Interview: Actress Christine Pedi Talks S.T.A.G.E. Benefit IDOLS & ICONS To Be Performed One Night Only on May 13
by Don Grigware - Apr 26, 2017

Actress Christine Pedi is well known for her theatre/Cabaret appearances as well as TV and SiriusXM radio. Her finest hour has come in Forbidden Broadway with her glorious singing impressions. She took time out from her busy schedule to talk about her upcoming appearance in LA for the last S.T.A.G.E. benefit on Saturday May 13 at the Saban Theatre. (more...)

Showers in the Mother City Won't Rain on The Fugard's Parade as FUNNY GIRL Opens in Cape Town
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

There may have been a thunderstorm in the Mother City today, but nobody is gonna rain on The Fugard's parade as FUNNY GIRL celebrates its opening tonight. Having commenced performances on 18 April, The Fugard will welcome the media and special guests from the Cape Town entertainment scene at a special performance of the show this evening. (more...)

Nobody Can Swing Like Them! Meet the Full Cast of BANDSTAND, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 26, 2017

The brand new musical Bandstand, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton) with music by Richard Oberacker and a book and lyrics by Robert Taylor and Richard Oberacker, opens tonight, April 26, at The Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45 Street). Scroll down to get to know the company before tonight's opening bows! (more...)

The 17th Annual Helpmann Awards Takes Centre Stage in July; Rob Brookman AM Wins Sue Nattrass Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Live Performance Australia (LPA) today announced the details of the 17th annual Helpmann Awards, which will see the stars of the live performance industry come together with fans for a remarkable night on Monday 24 July at the Capitol Theatre, Sydney. (more...)

JOHN EPPERSON: THE ARTIST PRINCIPALLY KNOWN AS LYPSINKA Encore Performance Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Back by popular demand! After four packed houses and critical raves at Joe's Pub in 2016, and fresh from his acclaimed Off Broadway role in The New Group's production of Wallace Shawn's Evening at the Talk House, John Epperson returns to Joe's Pub in John Epperson: The Artist Principally Known as Lypsinka, a delightful evening of classic entertainment filled with stories, tunes, and a twist. (more...)

WOODY SEZ and THE ARAN ISLANDS Slated for Summer at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre has announced its Summer 2017 Season. On the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage will be WOODY SEZ: THE LIFE & MUSIC OF WOODY GUTHRIE, directed by Nick Corley (Kissing Jessica Stein). (more...)

Underbelly Festival Opens this Friday
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Underbelly Festival - the massive new festival of comedy, Cabaret, circus and kids shows which combines Udderbelly Festival and London Wonderground - opens on the South Bank this Friday, 28 April and hits the ground running with a fizzing first month of shows. (more...)

BWW Review: Scintillating CABARET at Shea's Buffalo Theatre
by Michael Rabice - Apr 26, 2017

A scinitillating revival of Kander and Ebb's Cabaret is playing on the Shea's stage and this re-imagined classic feels both fresh and disturbing in appropriate ways. (more...)

Links in the Chain... Meet the Cast of SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION, Opening Tonight!
by Meet the Cast - Apr 25, 2017

John Guare's Six Degrees of Separation, starring seven-time Emmy Award winner Allison Janney ('Mom,' The Girl on the Train), Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey (The Normal Heart, 'Manhattan') and Corey Hawkins (Straight Outta Compton, '24: Legacy'), directed by Trip Cullman (Significant Other, Yen), officially opens tonight, April 25, at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). Below, get to know the cast before they take their opening bows! (more...)

Drama Desk Award-Winning TADA! Youth Theater will Present NEW YORK, NEW YEAR
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

The Drama Desk Award-winning TADA! Youth Theater will present NEW YORK, NEW YEAR A New Musical, from April 29 - May 21, 2017.  Based on the original concept by GARY BAGLEY, NEW YORK, NEW YEAR has book by CHRISTINA FRANKLIN, music by MICHAEL MULDER & lyrics by GARY BAGLEY, with additional lyrics by MATTHEW GREGORY. (more...)

BWW Interview: Migguel Anggelo Talks SO CLOSE: LOVE & HATE
by David Clarke - Apr 25, 2017

Migguel Anggelo, the Brooklyn based, Venezuelan born singer-songwriter and all around artist, is coming back to Joe's Pub with SO CLOSE: LOVE & HATE. It's been a while since we've seen him on stage, so we caught up with the gifted and energetic performer to get the inside scoop on the brand new show. (more...)

Tony and Emmy Award-Winning Powerhouse LaChanze to Bring FEELING GOOD to The Cabaret
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress and concert star LaChanze brings her electric new concert 'Feeling Good,' to The Cabaret. The powerhouse vocalist and award-winning star of The Color Purple, If/Then, Once on This Island, and more has created a one of a kind show that provides a peek into her life through song. (more...)

Mad Cow Theatre Announces the 15th Annual Orlando Cabaret Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Mad Cow Theatre announces the return of a singular downtown Orlando event - the 15th annual Orlando Cabaret Festival, featuring Cabaret artists from Central Florida and beyond. This year's Cabaret festival has a new look and feel as we move our festival from an annual event to a year-round series with a Cabaret event during every season of the year! (more...)

Hip Hop Dance Theatre Festival BREAKIN' CONVENTION Coming to DCPA This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Denver Center for the Performing Arts presents Sadler's Wells' critically acclaimed international hip hop dance theatre festival, BREAKIN' CONVENTION, November 4-5 with a special student matinee on Friday, November 3 at 11 a.m at The Buell Theatre and around the Denver Performing Arts Complex. (more...)

LIZA'S BACK! (IS BROKEN) to Play Underbelly Festival This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

After wowing audiences at London Wonderground in 2016, Trevor Ashley is bringing everyone's favourite diva back to London this Summer in Liza's Back! (is broken), his five-star comic tribute to the iconic Liza Minnelli, playing at the Underbelly Festival for 6 performances only from Tuesday 27 June to Sunday 2 July. (more...)

Deena Payne Steps in for Linda Nolan in OUR HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Actress and singer Deena Payne is to join the UK Tour of OUR HOUSE, following the unfortunate withdrawal of Linda Nolan. (more...)

Joshua Lance Dixon Brings his New Act PACK OF ONE to The Gardenia; Portion of Proceeds Donated to Jamie deRoy Cabaret Initiative
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

In PACK OF ONE, Joshua Lance Dixon pays tribute to the infamous Rat Pack. From the Hollywood beginnings to the swingin' lounges of Atlantic City and Las Vegas, The Rat Pack dominated show business for over 3 decades. (more...)

Photo Flash: Aisha de Haas, Capathia Jenkins and Billy Stritch Return to Birdland in HAVEN'T WE MET?
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

The Broadway at Birdland concert series welcomed back 'Haven't We Met,' starring Broadway performers Aisha de Haas, Capathia Jenkins and pianist/singer/musical director Billy Stritch, last night. Scroll down for photos from the concert! (more...)

Vivian Reed and Allan Harris to Bring CENTRAL PARK & OTHER DREAMS to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

On Friday, May 19, 2017 at 9:30 pm at Feinstein's/54 Below, 'Central Park & Other Dreams,' under the musical direction of Marty Ashby, the GRAMMY Award Executive Producer of MCG Jazz, will celebrate the sights and sounds of the Big Apple with performances by the jazz world's coolest musicians, featuring multi-award winning artist Vivian Reed (Bubbling Brown Sugar) and internationally acclaimed vocalist and guitarist Allan Harris. (more...)

The Drag Queens of Comedy Invade New York City For Two Shows This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

History will be made in Times Square in May when the "Crossroads of America" plays host to The Drag Queens of Comedy 2017, featuring 10 of the most outrageous and uproarious drag queens to ever throw shade over the "Great White Way." Producer, celebutante and heiress Sasha Soprano presents the largest drag queen show ever served up to The Big Apple! (more...)

Rachel Resheff to Return to Feinstein's/54 Below with THE EDGE OF SEVENTEEN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

On June 3, 2017, following two previous sold out solo shows, Rachel Resheff will make her third appearance at Manhattan's premiere Cabaret venue, Feinstein's/54 Below in a solo show entitled "The Edge of Seventeen."  (more...)

RealWheels Theatre presents COMEDY ON WHEELS Celebrating Canada's Birthday with Belly Laughs!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Need a laugh? Award-winning theatre company Realwheels presents Comedy on Wheels: Celebrating Canada's Birthday with Belly Laughs! Building from the ground-breaking success of last season's SexyVoices, this creative and lively disability-inspired comedy variety show combines original stand-up performances, comical scenes, live music, projections, and fun surprises as Realwheels' community cast tackles some of our sacred cows.    (more...)

Danny Burstein & Jane Krakowski Will Announce the Outer Critics Circle Nominations; Watch Live at 11AM!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

The nominations announcement will be streamed here at BroadwayWorld. Check back at 11AM to watch live! (more...)

Jeff Awards 2017 Non-Equity Nominations Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

The Jeff Awards announced, via a special video presentation, a total of 127 nominations in 26 categories for the 44th Annual Non-Equity Jeff Awards for productions that opened between April 1, 2016, and March 31, 2017.  Hosting the video presentation were Alexis Roston and Lillian Castillo, who will be this year's Mistresses of Ceremonies at the Awards event on June 5 at The Athenaeum. (more...)

Can Can's Chris Pink Named Mayor of Pike Place Market
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

With great excitement, Can Can Kitchen and Cabaret today announced that its artistic director and founder Chris Pink has been named the new Mayor of Pike Place Market. A tradition decades old, Mr. Pink is the third Mayor in the succession and was selected by leaders within the Pike Place Market vendor family, including the very first Mayor, for his keen eye for fun and spectacle, and ability to accent the true wonders that make up the world-famous destination. (more...)

LA JAULA DE LOS GRILLOS se despide de Madrid para iniciar su gira nacional
by Roberto RodrŪguez - Apr 24, 2017

El pr√≥ximo s√°bado 29 de abril la comedia musical LA JAULA DE LOS GRILLOS se despedir√° del Teatro Amaya de Madrid, para posteriormente embarcarse en una gira por toda la geograf√≠a espa√Īola. (more...)

BWW Review: Nik and Sarah's Cabaret: HOMEMADE FUSION at Club Vibe
by Christine Swerczek - Apr 24, 2017

This is musical theater at its most personal. Take a small venue, one pianist, and a handful of really talented local performers, toss them together for a fusion of fun. (more...)

BWW Review: AFTER YOU, Live at Zedel
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Apr 24, 2017

After You is the first musical to be performed at The Crazy Coqs venue, deep under Piccadilly Circus at Brasserie Zedel in London's West End. Childhood friends and musical collaborators Katie Lam and Alex Parker were commissioned to create a musical specifically for the venue and the result is a time-honoured story of strangers meeting and an irresistible connection being sparked. (more...)

Bob Merrill Celebrates Joe Bushkin's Musical Legacy with 'Tell Me Your Troubles: Songs by Joe Bushkin, Vol. 1'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Coinciding with the centennial of pianist/composer Joe Bushkin's birth, the release on May 19 by trumpeter and singer Bob Merrill of 'Tell Me Your Troubles: Songs by Joe Bushkin, Vol. 1' (Accurate Records) celebrates the musical legacy of a man who was revered by many of America's foremost entertainers for his wizardry at the keyboard and skills as a tunesmith. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Castle Craig Players' THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Get ready for a non-stop musical blast from the past as the Castle Craig Players present THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES for two weeks only - May 5-14 - at their intimate Meriden venue. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Aisha de Haas and Capathia Jenkins Join Billy Stritch in HAVEN'T WE MET? at Birdland Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

The Broadway at Birdland concert series has announced that Broadway performers Aisha de Haas and Capathia Jenkins will return in tandem with pianist/singer/musical director Billy Stritch in "Haven't We Met?" (more...)

BWW Review: JERRY'S GIRLS at The Walnut Street Theater
by Greer Firestone - Apr 24, 2017

The Independence Studio 3 at The Walnut is the ultimate black box, seating perhaps only over 100. It gives the audience a thrilling intimacy with performers. The Walnut, whatever the size of the audience, never relinquishes their high production standards. (more...)

Urban Stages to Honor Designer Tony Walton with Lifetime Achievement Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Urban Stages' Board of Directors and founding artistic director Frances Hill will celebrate 'The Magic of Set and Costume Design' by presenting the 2017 Urban Stages' Lifetime Achievement Award to Oscar, Emmy and Tony Award-winning legendary set and costume designer Tony Walton presented by Broadway, television and film star Melissa Errico ('Billions', My Fair Lady, High Society, Encores' Do I Hear a Waltz?) at their gala benefit at the Boathouse in Central Park at 6:30PM on May 15, 2017. (more...)

Davis Gaines to Fight Windmills in MAN OF LA MANCHA at La Mirada Theatre This June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

La Mirada Theatre For The Performing Arts & Mccoy Rigby Entertainment present the fifth show of its 2016-2017 season, Davis Gaines starring in his Ovation award-winning role as Don Quixote in MAN OF LA MANCHA, with book by Dale Wasserman, lyrics by Joe Darion, music by Mitch Leigh, musical direction by Jeff Rizzo, choreography by Patti Colombo and directed by Glenn Casale. (more...)

Singing Sensation Maria Wirries Returns to Sarasota for HOT 'N' COLE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota presents soprano Maria Wirries and seven outstanding young performers from Penn State University's Musical Theatre program in "Hot 'n' Cole: A Cole Porter Celebration," Sunday, May 14, 3:00 p.m., at the Sarasota Opera House, 61 N. Pineapple Avenue, Sarasota. In celebration of the genius of Cole Porter, these eight outstanding young artists will take audiences on a spirited journey through the best of the renowned American songwriter's works. Tickets are $45 and are available at www.artistseriesconcerts.org or by calling 941-306-1202 (M-F, 10-4). Student tickets, for $10, are available at the door.  (more...)

Chico's Angels Announces Brand New Show VIVA LA CHICAS!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

The south of the border hotties, Chico's Angels are proud to announce their newest stage venture, a one hour variety show: VIVA LA CHICAS! Chico's Angels Variety Hour will entertain the audience with songs, dance and comedy!  (more...)

Joanne Clifton Is THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE at The Palace Theatre Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Strictly Come Dancing's Joanne Clifton is heading to the Palace Theatre, Manchester, in four weeks when she stars in the lead role in hit musical Thoroughly Modern Millie. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Adam Pascal and Anthony Rapp
by Elliot Lanes - Apr 24, 2017

Today's subjects, Adam Pascal and Anthony Rapp, are most commonly associated with one particular Broadway show ¬Ė Rent. This Friday night, April 28th, you can see them join forces once again at the Music Center at Strathmore in Bethesda, Maryland, and it promises to be a really good time. It may also introduce you other aspects of their theatre lives since that groundbreaking 1990s musical. (more...)

Bay Area Cabaret presents Billy Porter in BROADWAY AND SOUL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

???????Bay Area Cabaret celebrates their season finale with Tony and Grammy Award-winner Billy Porter performing Broadway and Soul. Entertainment weekly says, 'Billy Porter is remarkable in a star-making turn." As the irrepressible Lola in the musical Kinky Boots, Billy made an indelible mark on Broadway when his electrifying performance earned him the Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critic Circle Awards. (more...)

Photo Flash: A LITTLE NEW MUSIC Returns To The Catalina Tonight With Host Barrett Foa
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Tonight, April 24, A Little New Music returns to the Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood to present their 14th evening of artists performing new and unheard musical theatre pieces in a classic Cabaret setting, with hosts Barrett Foa, (B'way: AVENUE Q, SPELLING BEE, TV: 'NCIS:LA') and ALNM founding producer, Christopher Maikish. (more...)

Brandon Flynn Joins Blake Zolfo and Steve Schalchlin at A PREMATURE RETROSPECTIVE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Star of Netflix's 'most tweeted show of 2017' '13 Reasons Why,' Brandon Flynn with Blake Zolfo and Steve Schalchlin of 25: A Premature Retrospective. Directed by Andy Gale.  (more...)

MAGIC MIKE LIVE Las Vegas Celebrates Opening Night With Star-Studded Performance at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
by Movies News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Last night, Las Vegas' most buzzed-about new production MAGIC MIKE LIVE celebrated its opening night at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino with a star-studded performance in its custom designed showroom, Club Domina. (more...)

THAT'LL BE THE DAY comes to the Edinburgh Playhouse
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Apr 24, 2017

After an incredible three decades of touring, the UK's No.1 Rock and Roll variety production That'll Be The Day returns with another brand new show. (more...)

Ben Thomas is the 2017 WELSH MUSICAL THEATRE YOUNG SINGER OF THE YEAR
by Robert Gould - Apr 24, 2017

Seventeen year old Ben Thomas from Swansea is the 2017 Welsh Musical Theatre Young Singer Of The Year. He was awarded the coveted title by Judges Vivien Care, Claire Hammacott and Michael Morwood after a very high standard contest against Kate McKeown, Lynwen Haf Roberts and Grace-Marie Wyatt - all of whom were accompanied by virtuoso pianist, Jeffrey Howard. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 24, 2017
by - Apr 24, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 24 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Paul Iacono's PSYCHEDELIC PLAYHOUSE To Premiere at The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017

Star of Mercury Fur, G.B.F., and MTV's The Hard Times Of RJ Berger, Paul Iacono stars along with the underground personalities of Downtown New York in the world premiere of his musical-Cabaret epic, PSYCHEDELIC PLAYHOUSE at The Green Room 42 , Thursday, May 4th & Friday, May 5th 8:00pm. (more...)

BWW Review: LIFE COULD BE A DREAM at Connecticut Cabaret Theatre
by Sean Fallon - Apr 23, 2017

An extremely talented cast of five puts on an amazing show with acting, singing, and dancing that brings 1950s and 1960s music, primarily doo-wop, to life in a way that keeps the audience involved and entertained throughout the entire show. (more...)

Philadelphia Performers Celebrate Broadway in Manayunk
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017

Some of Philadelphia's biggest musical theater stars are teaming up for a one-night only salute to the Great White Way. The Summer Club Salutes Broadway will feature a 17-piece live big band performing hits from Jersey Boys, The Music Man, Guys and Dolls, Cabaret, and more at the Venice Island Performing Arts Center (7 Lock Street, Philadelphia) at 8PM on May 1. (more...)

Jazz Vixen Dame Madelyn to be Live at Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017

Jazz vixen singer, Dame Madelyn, will be performing a very special show at Metropolitan Room on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 9PM. (more...)

Kentwood Players Announce Open Auditions for THE GINGERBREAD LADY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017

Kentwood Players will hold open auditions for THE GINGERBREAD LADY, a dramedy by Neil Simon, on Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 12:00noon to 4:00pm and Sunday, May 14 from 7:00 to 10:00pm. Callbacks will be held on Monday, May 15 from 7:00 to 10:00pm by appointment only. This is a non-equity, non-paid production directed by Drew Fitzsimmons and produced by Jenny Boone and Lynn Gutstadt for Kentwood Players with rights secured from Samuel French. (more...)

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