INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis -  2/8INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 2/8
by - Feb 8, 2016

Welcome to this week's edition of our new WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for the week ending 2/7/2016. (more...)

A Red Orchid Theatre Extends THE MUTILATEDA Red Orchid Theatre Extends THE MUTILATED
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

?Due to popular demand, A Red Orchid Theatre has extended its critically-acclaimed production of Tennessee Williams' The Mutilated, directed by Ensemble Member Dado. The Mutilated will now run through March 13, 2016. The Mutilated features Ensemble Members Lance Baker, Jennifer Engstrom, Mierka Girten, Steve Haggard, Shade Murray, Doug Vickers and Natalie West with Ciera Dawn, Jennifer Glasse, Roy Gonzalez, Mario Hernandez, Morgan Maher, Lauren Vogel and Dominque Worsley. A Red Orchid Theatre is located at 1531 N Wells. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Ann Hampton Callaway Hosts Kurt Elling & Marilyn Maye at Birdland Radio TapingPhoto Coverage: Ann Hampton Callaway Hosts Kurt Elling & Marilyn Maye at Birdland Radio Taping
by Stephen Sorokoff - Feb 8, 2016

In her her role of radio host, Ann Hampton Callaway taped two segments of 'This Is Cabaret' at Birdland last night and BroadwayWorld was there.  Check out the photos below. (more...)

John Malkovich to Direct The Irish Rep's A CELEBRATION OF HAROLD PINTER, Starring Julian SandsJohn Malkovich to Direct The Irish Rep's A CELEBRATION OF HAROLD PINTER, Starring Julian Sands
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

The Irish Repertory Theatre, in association with Nick Brooke LTD. and Pleasance, are proud to announce the return of Julian Sands (Room With a View, The Killing Fields, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo) in A CELEBRATION OF HAROLD PINTER, directed by acclaimed actor and director John Malkovich (Places in the Heart, The Caretaker).  Originally presented during The Irish Rep's 2012-13 Theater Season, the critically acclaimed solo show returns for a strictly-limited engagement from Tuesday, March 15th - Sunday, April 3rd, 2016.  Tickets are on sale now through The Irish Rep box office at 212-727-2737 or online at www.irishrep.org. (more...)

DON'T MISS: This Week's TOP 10 New London ShowsDON'T MISS: This Week's TOP 10 New London Shows
by marianka swain - Feb 8, 2016

Don't miss: This week's Top 10 new London shows (more...)

Judy Kuhn to Perform FINDING HOME Benefit for The 52nd Street ProjectJudy Kuhn to Perform FINDING HOME Benefit for The 52nd Street Project
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

Judy Kuhn, the acclaimed actress and singer who stars in the groundbreaking Broadway musical Fun Home, will perform Finding Home, a concert to benefit The 52nd Street Project, which makes a difference in the lives of Hell's Kitchen (Clinton) kids by pairing them with theater professionals who mentor them through the creation of original theater. The event will take place Sunday, February 28, at 7:30pm at the Project's Five Angels Theater (789 Tenth Avenue, 2nd floor, in Manhattan). (more...)

LET'S DANCE THE Tour Adds New Dates in Los Angeles, NYC & MoreLET'S DANCE THE Tour Adds New Dates in Los Angeles, NYC & More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

Today, Scream Nation and Live Nation, announced additional dates for "Let's Dance - The Tour" 2016. Kicking off in Miami on March 4th, "Let's Dance - The Tour" has been expanded to 15 major cities including, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New York City, Philadelphia, San Francisco and Washington, DC (see full schedule below). (more...)

Tickets for MOTOWN's Broadway Return Now Available for Citi Card Holders; General Sale Begins Next WeekTickets for MOTOWN's Broadway Return Now Available for Citi Card Holders; General Sale Begins Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

Tickets for the Broadway return of the Motown The Musical are now on sale exclusively to Citi card members, beginning today, Monday, February 8 through Tuesday, February 16 at 9:59am (EST). Visit http://citiprivatepass.com/motown for details. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Sophie Koch, Alice Coote and More in Lyric Opera of Chicago's DER ROSENKAVALIERPhoto Flash: First Look at Sophie Koch, Alice Coote and More in Lyric Opera of Chicago's DER ROSENKAVALIER
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

Lyric Opera of Chicago presents the perfect midwinter getaway: a beautiful production of Richard Strauss's delectably bittersweet romantic comedyDer Rosenkavalier, which opens on Monday, February 8 for eight performances through Sunday, March 13.  BroadwayWorld has a first look below! (more...)

Mexican Group Banda to Premiere 'Dos Botellos' Music Video on TelemundoMexican Group Banda to Premiere 'Dos Botellos' Music Video on Telemundo
by TV News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

The exclusive premiere of Regional Mexican group Banda Cuisillos' new music video, “Dos Botellas,” will be on TELEMUNDO's “Al Rojo Vivo” (4pm/3c) today. (more...)

Jeff Awards Announces Eligibility Ruling of Rolling PremiersJeff Awards Announces Eligibility Ruling of Rolling Premiers
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

The Joseph Jefferson Award Committee (Jeff Awards) announces that certain New Works participating in the National New Play Network Rolling Premier Program (www.NNPN.org) will be eligible for Jeff Awards consideration. (more...)

Apollo Chorus of Chicago to Perform Mendelssohn's ELIJAHApollo Chorus of Chicago to Perform Mendelssohn's ELIJAH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

The iconic Apollo Chorus, Chicago's oldest musical organization and premier volunteer chorus, announces its 2015-2016 season, celebrating the power of live musical performance through choral masterworks performed in legendary Chicago settings. The Apollo Chorus' 144th year includes signature renditions of the masterpiece Handel's Messiah and classic Mendelssohn's Elijah and concludes with, for the first time ever, Apollo on Broadway. (more...)

Reelz to Present MOVIEGUIDE 24th ANNUAL FAITH & VALUES AWARDS GALAReelz to Present MOVIEGUIDE 24th ANNUAL FAITH & VALUES AWARDS GALA
by TV News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

REELZ today announced the Movieguide(R) 24th Annual Faith & Values Awards telecast will air Monday February 22 at 7pm ET/ 4pm PT with an additional chance to watch on Wednesday, February 24 at 9pm PT/ 12am ET. (more...)

The Comrades Set Cast, Creative Team for for Chicago Premiere of MARY-KATE OLSEN IS IN LOVEThe Comrades Set Cast, Creative Team for for Chicago Premiere of MARY-KATE OLSEN IS IN LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

?THE COMRADES are pleased to announce the full cast and creative team of the Chicago premiere of MARY-KATE OLSEN IS IN LOVE by Mallery Avidon, opening Sunday March 13 at 7:30pm, at The Apollo Studio Theatre in Lincoln Park. (more...)

International Voices Projects Returning to Victory Gardens for 7th SeasonInternational Voices Projects Returning to Victory Gardens for 7th Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

International Voices Project (IVP) is proud to present the seventh season of play readings by playwrights from around the world. The series is presented in collaboration with consulates and cultural institutions throughout Chicago. (more...)

Princess Yasmin Aga Khan & Carleton Varney to Host Rita Hayworth Luncheon Benefiting the Alzheimer's Association at The Colony HotelPrincess Yasmin Aga Khan & Carleton Varney to Host Rita Hayworth Luncheon Benefiting the Alzheimer's Association at The Colony Hotel
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

 The Alzheimer's Association, the  leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research, will be the beneficiary of the Rita Hayworth Luncheon on Friday, March 4, at The Colony Hotel, Palm Beach. (more...)

What's Playing on Broadway: February 8-14, 2016What's Playing on Broadway: February 8-14, 2016
by BWW Special Coverage - Feb 8, 2016

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for the week of February 8-14, 2016. (more...)

Staytion Market & Bar to Celebrate Mardi Gras TomorrowStaytion Market & Bar to Celebrate Mardi Gras Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

Staytion Market & Bar at the revamped Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel, 1 W. Wacker Drive, announces an array of unique social happenings throughout February. Offering a twist on typical happy hours, Staytion Bar's popular monthly events instill a sense of exhilaration and spark a love with the city's bustling nightlife and endless entertainment. Entry is complimentary, with food and beverage available for purchase. (more...)

Bonnie Langford to Perform at The Hippodrome in MarchBonnie Langford to Perform at The Hippodrome in March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

Club 11 London and The Hippodrome Casino are pleased to bring you An Evening With Bonnie Langford at 8pm, 31st March 2016 at The Hippodrome. The night will see Bonnie singing songs and telling stories alongside some to-be-announced special guests. Langford will be accompanied by the Winston Rollins Band with musical direction by Anthony England. (more...)

BWW Review: BalletMet Proves Theme of Humanity isn't Black and White in CARMEN.MAQUIABWW Review: BalletMet Proves Theme of Humanity isn't Black and White in CARMEN.MAQUIA
by Amanda Etchison - Feb 8, 2016

Upon first glance, the sterile, white sets that greet the audience once the curtain rises on BalletMet's "Carmen.maquia" might have many theatergoers double-checking their programs. Indeed, the barren stage, interrupted by amorphous masses that appear to be constructed from thin layers of crepe paper, in no way resembles the streets of Seville, Spain. Yet it is on this blank canvas that the dancers of BalletMet create color through movement and emotion, effectively painting a vibrant, Pablo Picasso-esque portrait of humanity. (more...)

HBO to Debut Documentary on Legendary Gospel Singer Mavis Staples, 2/29HBO to Debut Documentary on Legendary Gospel Singer Mavis Staples, 2/29
by TV News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

Celebrating the extraordinary gospel and soul music legend and civil rights icon, who rose to fame as lead singer of the legendary family group The Staple Singers, MAVIS! debuts MONDAY FEB. 29 (9:00-10:25 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. Jessica Edwards directs the first feature documentary about this enduring performer. (more...)

Beyonce Announces The Formation World Tour!Beyonce Announces The Formation World Tour!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

BEYONCE announced THE FORMATION WORLD TOUR today following her appearance during SuperBowl 50. The highly-anticipated tour will kick off in North America on April 27 (more...)

Florence + the Machine Adds Seconds Show at Barclays CenterFlorence + the Machine Adds Seconds Show at Barclays Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

After the June 14 show sold out in just days, Florence + the Machine is adding a second night with Grimes at Brooklyn's Barclays Center—June 15—to her North American “How Beautiful” tour. (more...)

The New School's College of Performing Arts Sets Winter, Spring ProgrammingThe New School's College of Performing Arts Sets Winter, Spring Programming
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

The New School's newly formed College of Performing Arts, led by"firebrand" (New York Times) Executive Dean Richard Kessler, is pleased to announce winter-spring public programming highlights for the College's three schools: Mannes School of Music, The School of Jazz and The School of Drama. Performances will take place at the College's new performing arts hub-designed by Deborah Berke Partners at Arnhold Hall (55 West 13th Street)-as well as at The New School's Tishman Auditorium at University Center (63 Fifth Avenue), The Theater at the School of Drama (151 Bank Street) and venues throughout the city. Please see below for a schedule of events for each school.   (more...)

OBIE Winner Andrew Schneider to Bring YOUARENOWHERE to 3LD Art & Technology CenterOBIE Winner Andrew Schneider to Bring YOUARENOWHERE to 3LD Art & Technology Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

3-Legged Dog will present the return engagement of the critically acclaimed YOUARENOWHERE, created and performed by Andrew Schneider. (more...)

Steep Theatre Extends POSH Through 3/12Steep Theatre Extends POSH Through 3/12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

?Steep Theatre's critically acclaimed production of Laura Wade's Posh has been playing to enthusiastic sold-out houses since its opening in January. In response to enormous ticket demand, Posh has been extended through March 12th, adding 8 new opportunities to see what Chris Jones of the Chicago Tribune called "a bevy of talent" perform in "a dynamic, often shocking little storefront show guaranteed to make you fume anew at the ongoing inequality of the most mature democracies.' (more...)

Ticket Pre-Sale Begins Today for MOTOWN's Broadway ReturnTicket Pre-Sale Begins Today for MOTOWN's Broadway Return
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

Tickets for the Broadway return of the Motown The Musical are now on sale exclusively to Citi® card members, beginning today, Monday, February 8 through Tuesday, February 16 at 9:59am (EST). (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes Broadway's Bombshell Megan HiltyThe Theater People Podcast Welcomes Broadway's Bombshell Megan Hilty
by Matt Tamanini - Feb 8, 2016

On Monday, February 8th, the Theater People podcast welcomes stage and television star Megan Hilty. Shemade her Broadway debut in 2004 as the Glinda stanby in the Broadway production of WICKED, before she eventually took over the role full time. She also played the role on the First National Tour before creating the role for the Los Angeles sit down production. (more...)

BWW Review: Refuge Theatre's HIGH FIDELITY Spins a Scruffily, Beautifully Universal StoryBWW Review: Refuge Theatre's HIGH FIDELITY Spins a Scruffily, Beautifully Universal Story
by Patrick O'Brien - Feb 8, 2016

Don't change a thing, HIGH FIDELITY; you make the list. (more...)

NetDimensions (Holdings) Limited ('NetDimensions' or 'the Company') Appointment of Attorney Principal American Liaison NetDimensions (Holdings) Limited ('NetDimensions' or 'the Company') Appointment of Attorney Principal American Liaison
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

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Joffrey Ballet to Host 'Winning Works', 3/5-6Joffrey Ballet to Host 'Winning Works', 3/5-6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

The Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet, and the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago present four World Premieres in the sixth annual "Winning Works" program, the culmination of Joffrey's 2016 Winning Works Choreographic Competition. This year's Competition winners - Jeffrey Cirio, Christian Denice and Mariana Oliveira each choreographed a work, along with a fourth by Joffrey Academy Artistic Director Alexei Kremnev, titled Coco + Igor. All four works are performed by dancers from the Joffrey Studio Company and the Joffrey Academy Trainee Program. The Joffrey Academy of Dance's "Winning Works" program is presented at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago's Edlis Neeson Theater, 220 E. Chicago Avenue, over three performances only: Saturday, March 5, at 3:00 PM and 7:30 PM and Sunday, March 6 at 3:00 PM. (more...)

DirectorsLabChicago to Host Directors Town Hall, 2/22DirectorsLabChicago to Host Directors Town Hall, 2/22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

 DirectorsLabChicago is pleased to announce a Directors Town Hall, co-hosted in conjunction with Victory Gardens Theater, on Monday, February 22 at 7:00 p.m. The moderated conversation will focus on the topic "Choosing Seasons: How do current events influence play selection?" (more...)

Nashville Theater Calendar 2/8/16Nashville Theater Calendar 2/8/16
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 8, 2016

Sometimes it seems there is so much theater happening that it's difficult to keep track of it all. From personal experience, despite all the datebooks, smart phones, tablets, desktop computers and laptops...it's hard to keep everything straight in this wacky business of the show. (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 2/7/16Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 2/7/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 2/7/2016. (more...)

Original Broadway Cast Member Kyle Taylor Parker to Join Toronto's KINKY BOOTSOriginal Broadway Cast Member Kyle Taylor Parker to Join Toronto's KINKY BOOTS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

Producers Daryl Roth, Hal Luftig and David Mirvish announced today that original Broadway cast member Kyle Taylor Parker will join the Toronto company as 'Lola' in the Tony Award-winning musical KINKY BOOTS at the Royal Alexandra Theatre. Parker, who played 'Lola' on Broadway and on tour, will take over the role in Toronto, beginning March 15, 2016. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 7, 2016BWW's On This Day - February 7, 2016
by - Feb 7, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 7 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com for 1/31/2016 - 2/7/2016Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com for 1/31/2016 - 2/7/2016
by BWW - Feb 7, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 1/31/2016 - 2/7/2016. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWFashionWorld.com for 1/31/2016 - 2/7/2016Hottest Articles on BWWFashionWorld.com for 1/31/2016 - 2/7/2016
by BWW - Feb 7, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWFashionWorld.com from 1/31/2016 - 2/7/2016. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWTravelWorld.com for 1/31/2016 - 2/7/2016Hottest Articles on BWWTravelWorld.com for 1/31/2016 - 2/7/2016
by BWW - Feb 7, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWTravelWorld.com from 1/31/2016 - 2/7/2016. (more...)

SOMETHING ROTTEN!, FINDING NEVERLAND, and More Lead Broadway in Ft. Lauderdale's 2016 / 2017 SeasonSOMETHING ROTTEN!, FINDING NEVERLAND, and More Lead Broadway in Ft. Lauderdale's 2016 / 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2016

Continuing its reputation as one of the nation's most successful theatrical houses, the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, now celebrating its 25th Anniversary season, is delighted to welcome a parade of Broadway hits next season including such current blockbusters as "Matilda The Musical," "Something Rotten!," and "Finding Neverland." (more...)

Music From The Roaring Twenties to Play PCPAMusic From The Roaring Twenties to Play PCPA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2016

Theater Works presents The Best Things In Life Are Free, a tribute to Ray Henderson this Wednesday, February 10 at 7:30pm. (more...)

BEYONC' ANNOUNCES THE FORMATION WORLD TOURBEYONC' ANNOUNCES THE FORMATION WORLD TOUR
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2016

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Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Picks for February 9-16, Featuring Kyle Dean Massey, Matt Doyle, and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Picks for February 9-16, Featuring Kyle Dean Massey, Matt Doyle, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Feb 7, 2016

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestras 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: The Songs of Tor & Lisa, ft. Brandon Victor Dixon, and more; New Musicals at 54: Fallout by Kyle Jarrow and Nick Blaemire; Kyle Dean Massey at 54 Below; Jasper In Deadland CD Release Concert; and Broadway Couples Sing I Do! I Do! For Valentine's Day. (more...)

Dandelion Theatre Presents BE MINEDandelion Theatre Presents BE MINE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2016

Dandelion Theatre presents their first ever fundraiser with "Be Mine - A Variety Show of Heartfelt Proportions" on Thursday, February 11, 2016 at Fizz Bar and Grill's The Loft, 3220 N Lincoln Avenue. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/6/2016
by - Feb 6, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 2/6/2016. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 6, 2016BWW's On This Day - February 6, 2016
by - Feb 6, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 6 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts Present Mountaineer Gerlinde KaltenbrunnerNYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts Present Mountaineer Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2016

NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts and National Geographic Live are pleased to present Austrian mountaineer Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner, the first woman to scale the earth's 14 highest mountain peaks without the use of supplementary oxygen, in an adventure-packed multimedia presentation titled K2: Danger and Desire on the Savage Mountain at NYU Skirball Center on February 23 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Dallas Area High School Selected to Present the Regional World Premiere of PROSPECT HIGH: BROOKLYNDallas Area High School Selected to Present the Regional World Premiere of PROSPECT HIGH: BROOKLYN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) and Education at Roundabout (Jennifer DiBella, Director of Education) are pleased to announce that Grand Prairie Fine Arts Academy will present the regional premiere of PROSPECT HIGH: BROOKLYN as a special selection in the WaterTower Theatre Out of the Loop Fringe Festival. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: THE WIZ LIVE! Producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron Discuss Recent Wins at NAACP Image Awards; Plus GREASE, HAIRSPRAY, BOMBSHELL & More!BWW Exclusive: THE WIZ LIVE! Producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron Discuss Recent Wins at NAACP Image Awards; Plus GREASE, HAIRSPRAY, BOMBSHELL & More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Feb 5, 2016

THE WIZ LIVE producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron chatted with BroadwayWorld about the production's recent success at the NAACP Image Awards and more. Check out the full interview here! (more...)

RSC Actor to Lead SANCHO: AN ACT OF REMEMBRANCE for Shakespeare 400 ChicagoRSC Actor to Lead SANCHO: AN ACT OF REMEMBRANCE for Shakespeare 400 Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) welcomes Oxford Playhouse's stirring SANCHO: AN ACT OF REMEMBRANCE, starring celebrated Royal Shakespeare Company actor Paterson Joseph, as a part of the yearlong Shakespeare 400 Chicago celebration. (more...)

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