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Based on the 1928 Alberto Cassella play of the same name.

The Grim Reaper visits earth to discover why people are so fearful of him. Death then becomes a houseguest at a swanky nobleman's home where an engagement is being celebrated. And that's where he falls in love.


The Broadway Tenors to Headline Children's Shelter Benefit in Jonesboro, 9/14The Broadway Tenors to Headline Children's Shelter Benefit in Jonesboro, 9/14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2015

Night of Stars presents The Broadway Tenors in Concert, an evening of favorite musical theatre hits, at its annual fundraising event for the Children's Shelter, Monday, September 14, 2015 at The Silos, 1743 County Road 380, Bono, AR. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 9/9/2015 - GEORGIA McBRIDE, LAUGH IT UP and More!WAKE UP with BWW 9/9/2015 - GEORGIA McBRIDE, LAUGH IT UP and More!
by Jessica Khan - Sep 9, 2015

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: Off-Broadway is in the spotlight with two openings and lots of photo ops! (more...)

Death Takes a Holiday... A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Sets Winter Closing on BroadwayDeath Takes a Holiday... A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Sets Winter Closing on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2015

Death is but the next great adventure for Broadway's A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER. BroadwayWorld learned this evening that the Tony Award-winning Best Musical will play its final performance on the Great White Way on Sunday, January 17, 2016. Producer Joey Parnes announced the news today. The musical's record-breaking run at the Walter Kerr Theatre will have played nearly 1,000 performances on Broadway, and its Tony Award-winning star, Jefferson Mays, will have died more than 6,000 deaths as various members of the illfated D'Ysquith family. (more...)

Daniel McCoy's PERFECT TEETH to Play Theaterlab This OctoberDaniel McCoy's PERFECT TEETH to Play Theaterlab This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2015

Richard Pictures Presents announced today a limited two-week production of PERFECT TEETH, a new play by Daniel McCoy, directed by David Hilder, and featuring Ben Stroman and Ryan McKinney. (more...)

Julian Ovendon Will Now Join Sierra Boggess for New York Pops' Season OpenerJulian Ovendon Will Now Join Sierra Boggess for New York Pops' Season Opener
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2015

On October 9, 2015 at 8:00PM, The New York Pops, led by Music Director Steven Reineke, will open its 33rd season at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage with My Favorite Things: The Songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein. (more...)

2SCOOPS: RE-U-NITED Set for Joe's Pub with Guest Jessica Vosk, 10/52SCOOPS: RE-U-NITED Set for Joe's Pub with Guest Jessica Vosk, 10/5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2015

'2SCOOPS: RE-U-NITED' will play Joe's Pub on October 5th with special guest, Broadway's Jessica Vosk! Aaron Fuksa and Adam Enright are: 2Scoops, the legendary, chart topping, entirely fictional 90s R&B girl group. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 9/8/2015 - 9/15/2015Hottest Articles on BWW 9/8/2015 - 9/15/2015
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Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 9/8/2015 - 9/15/2015. (more...)

SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER, CHARLOTTE'S WEB and More Set for Arvada Center's 2015-16 SeasonSATURDAY NIGHT FEVER, CHARLOTTE'S WEB and More Set for Arvada Center's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2015

The Arvada Center has announced its six-play theatre season, an impressive line-up of plays and musicals that spread across several generations of the human experience. (more...)

Sierra Boggess and Julian Ovenden Star in New York Pops' Season Opener TonightSierra Boggess and Julian Ovenden Star in New York Pops' Season Opener Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2015

Tonight, October 9, 2015 at 8:00PM, The New York Pops, led by Music Director Steven Reineke, opens its 33rd season at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage with My Favorite Things: The Songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein. (more...)

Julian Ovenden to Lead ITV's Live THE SOUND OF MUSIC This ChristmasJulian Ovenden to Lead ITV's Live THE SOUND OF MUSIC This Christmas
by Jessica Khan - Oct 8, 2015

ITV is putting on its own live version of Rodgers and Hammerstein's THE SOUND OF MUSIC this Christmas, and, according to the Daily Mail, Julian Ovenden will star as 'Captain Von Trapp'. (more...)

Daniel McCoy's PERFECT TEETH Begins Tonight at TheaterlabDaniel McCoy's PERFECT TEETH Begins Tonight at Theaterlab
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2015

Richard Pictures Presents announced today a limited two-week production of PERFECT TEETH, a new play by Daniel McCoy, directed by David Hilder, and featuring Ben Stroman and Ryan McKinney. (more...)

World Premieres from Tony & Pulitzer Prize Winners on Tap for La Jolla Playhouse's 2016-17 SeasonWorld Premieres from Tony & Pulitzer Prize Winners on Tap for La Jolla Playhouse's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2015

La Jolla Playhouse, nationally-renowned for its development of new work, has announced four world-premiere productions for the 2016/2017 season, including works by Tony Award winner Joe DiPietro, Pulitzer Prize winners Quiara Alegria Hudes and Ayad Akhtar, and 2014 Barrie and Bernice Stavis Playwriting Award winner Jeff Augustin. (more...)

BWW Invite: Attend SAG Foundation Career Conversations with the Company of AN AMERICAN IN PARISBWW Invite: Attend SAG Foundation Career Conversations with the Company of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for a filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. On Tuesday, May 12 (2PM), please join us for a career Conversations with the company of the 12-time Tony nominated An American in Paris. The event will take place at NYIT Auditorium on Broadway (1871 Broadway New York, NY). (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the Nominees- AN AMERICAN IN PARIS' Max von Essen- 'The Gifts Keep on Coming!'BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the Nominees- AN AMERICAN IN PARIS' Max von Essen- 'The Gifts Keep on Coming!'
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 23, 2015

We are yet another day closer to the biggest night on every theatre-lover's calendar- the 69th Annual Tony Awards, which will be co-hosted by Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming on Sunday, June 7 (8PM on CBS). Earlier this month, the 2015 Tony nominees gathered to meet the press and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big day. Below, we bring you an exclusive interview with Max von Essen, Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical nominee for An American in Paris. (more...)

Broadway's Kevin Earley to Perform at Sterling's Upstairs, 3/30Broadway's Kevin Earley to Perform at Sterling's Upstairs, 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

Broadway's Kevin Earley will perform his Solo Cabaret "On the Record" at Sterling's Upstairs on March 30, 2015. Kevin's Broadway credits include Les Miserables,Throughly Modern Millie, A Tale of Two Cities and the tittle role in Roundabout Theater's Death Takes a Holiday. (more...)

In the Spotlight Series: Meet the 2015 Tony Nominees - Max von EssenIn the Spotlight Series: Meet the 2015 Tony Nominees - Max von Essen
by Walter McBride - Jun 5, 2015

Just weeks ago, the 2015 Tony nominees gathered to meet the press and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big day. Throughout the month, we will continue our Tonys coverage by bringing you exclusive photos by acclaimed photographer Walter McBride! Below, meet Max von Essen, Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical nominee forAn American in Paris. (more...)

FINDING NEVERLAND's Jessica Vosk Joins LADIES OF EVE at 54 Below Next MonthFINDING NEVERLAND's Jessica Vosk Joins LADIES OF EVE at 54 Below Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2015

Jessica Vosk is set to join Ladies of Eve at 54 Below! Jessica is currently in Finding Neverland on Broadway. Previous Broadway and Off-Broadway credits include Bridges of Madison County (swing, u/s - Carolyn, Marian/Chiara), Merrily We Roll Along (Encores! concert), Death Takes a Holiday, (u/s Alice, Daisy Fenton, Sophia).  (more...)

Laura Osnes, Santino Fontana, Stephanie J. Block & More Set for 2015-16 TRUST Cabaret SeriesLaura Osnes, Santino Fontana, Stephanie J. Block & More Set for 2015-16 TRUST Cabaret Series
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2015

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust is pleased to announce the fourth season for the 2015-2016 TRUST Cabaret Series. This popular series provides audiences with a rare opportunity to experience the finest cabaret artists and their outstanding musical accompanists at the intimate Cabaret at Theater Square, 655 Penn Avenue, in downtown Pittsburgh's Cultural District. The 2015-2016 TRUST Cabaret Series will showcase award-winning Broadway, stage and film stars Tommy Tune, Stephanie J. Block, Laura Osnes and Santino Fontana performing together on one night, followed by Rebecca Luker and closing the season will be a performance by Paulo Szot. These exceptional performers will share a special evening of cabaret featuring songs from current Broadway, Jazz, American Standards and more. (more...)

SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER, CHARLOTTE'S WEB and More Set for Arvada Center's 2015-16 SeasonSATURDAY NIGHT FEVER, CHARLOTTE'S WEB and More Set for Arvada Center's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

The Arvada Center has announced its six-play theatre season, an impressive line-up of plays and musicals that spread across several generations of the human experience. (more...)

John Bolton, Lesli Margherita, Mara Davi & More Will Set Sail in Broadway's DAMES AT SEA; Full Cast Set!John Bolton, Lesli Margherita, Mara Davi & More Will Set Sail in Broadway's DAMES AT SEA; Full Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

nfinity Theatre Company (Anna Roberts Ostroff & Alan Ostroff), Martin Platt and David Elliott are pleased to announce that the first Broadway production of Dames at Sea will star John Bolton as The Captain/Hennesey, Mara Davi as Joan, Danny Gardner as Lucky, Eloise Kropp as Ruby, Laurence Olivier Award winner Lesli Margherita as Mona Kent, and Cary Tedder as Dick. The original 1968 production of Dames at Sea launched the career of the young ingenue playing Ruby, Bernadette Peters. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - July 14, 2015BWW's On This Day - July 14, 2015
by - Jul 14, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 14 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Jessica Vosk to Bring YOU ASKED FOR IT to Joe's PubJessica Vosk to Bring YOU ASKED FOR IT to Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

After bursting onto the cabaret scene in a high-powered sold-out show last February, Jessica Vosk (Fiddler on the Roof, Finding Neverland) is making her solo Joe's Pub debut on February 1st. This all-new show is Jessica's quest to achieve gay icon status in 70 minutes (plus encore), and no high belting will get in her way! Featuring special guests Zak Resnick (Once Upon a Mattress, Mamma Mia) and 2Scoops, the legendary, chart topping, entirely fictional 90's R&B girl group (comedy duo Aaron Fuksa and Adam Enright), all we promise is the greatest time you will ever have in your life. Ever. (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 3Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 3
by Audition Roundup - Jan 3, 2016

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, January 3, 2016 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 3Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 3
by Audition Roundup - Jan 3, 2016

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, January 3, 2016 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 1/16/2016
by - Jan 16, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 1/16/2016. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 16, 2016BWW's On This Day - January 16, 2016
by - Jan 16, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 16 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 15, 2016BWW's On This Day - January 15, 2016
by - Jan 15, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 15 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 14, 2016BWW's On This Day - January 14, 2016
by - Jan 14, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 14 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 13, 2016BWW's On This Day - January 13, 2016
by - Jan 13, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 13 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 12, 2016BWW's On This Day - January 12, 2016
by - Jan 12, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 12 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 11, 2016BWW's On This Day - January 11, 2016
by - Jan 11, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 11 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 1/11/2016 - THE SECRET GARDEN and More!WAKE UP with BWW 1/11/2016 - THE SECRET GARDEN and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jan 11, 2016

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: THE SECRET GARDEN, starring Rebecca Luker and Gabriella Pizzolo, plays in concert tonight and more! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 10, 2016BWW's On This Day - January 10, 2016
by - Jan 10, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 10 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Rebecca Luker, Alysha Umphress & More Set for York's Developmental Reading of AFTERLANDRebecca Luker, Alysha Umphress & More Set for York's Developmental Reading of AFTERLAND
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Interim Executive Director) and its acclaimed NEO Developmental Reading Series presents the new musical Afterland, with music and lyrics by Benjamin Velezand book and lyrics by Kathryn Hathaway for one performance only, Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (619 Lexington Avenue, entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue).  The readings are open to the public with a suggested donation of $5.00.  (more...)

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF's Jessica Vosk Brings YOU ASKED FOR IT to Joe's Pub TonightFIDDLER ON THE ROOF's Jessica Vosk Brings YOU ASKED FOR IT to Joe's Pub Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

After bursting onto the cabaret scene in a high-powered sold-out show last February, Jessica Vosk (Fiddler on the Roof, Finding Neverland) is making her solo Joe's Pub debut tonight, February 1st. (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 27Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 27
by Audition Roundup - Dec 27, 2015

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, December 27, 2015 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 27Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 27
by Audition Roundup - Dec 27, 2015

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, December 27, 2015 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 20Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 20
by Audition Roundup - Dec 20, 2015

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, December 20, 2015 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 20Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 20
by Audition Roundup - Dec 20, 2015

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, December 20, 2015 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)

Welcome to Anatevka! Meet the Full Cast of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, Opening Tonight on BroadwayWelcome to Anatevka! Meet the Full Cast of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Dec 20, 2015

The Broadway revival of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF officially opens tonight, December 20, at The Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway). Scroll down to learn more about the cast, plus watch interviews with the company! (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 13Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 13
by Audition Roundup - Dec 13, 2015

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, December 13, 2015 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)

Full Cast Set for Arena Stage's D.C. Premiere of THE CITY OF CONVERSATIONFull Cast Set for Arena Stage's D.C. Premiere of THE CITY OF CONVERSATION
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

Anthony Giardina's Off-Broadway smash hit THE CITY OF CONVERSATION, about a Georgetown political hostess, makes its Washington, D.C. debut at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Following his direction of the 2014 world premiere at Lincoln Center Theater, Tony Award winner Doug Hughes returns to direct this political drama spanning three decades, from Carter's presidency through the Reagan era and ending with Obama's inauguration. THE CITY OF CONVERSATION runs January 29-March 6, 2016 in the Fichandler Stage. (more...)

Glory Crampton to Join Robert Cuccioli in ROTHSCHILD & SONS at York Theatre CompanyGlory Crampton to Join Robert Cuccioli in ROTHSCHILD & SONS at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2015

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, in association with Arnold Mittelman and The National Jewish Theater Foundation, is pleased to announce that Glory Crampton will join previously announced Tony Award nominee Robert Cuccioli in the world premiere production of Rothschild & Sons, with music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, book by Sherman Yellen, with direction by Jeffrey B. Moss.  Mr. Cuccioli will star as Mayer Rothschild, with Ms. Crampton in the pivotal role as his wife, Gutele.  Additional casting will be announced shortly. (more...)

BWW Interview: Composer Maury Yeston - On GRAND HOTEL, TITANIC, And New Projects!BWW Interview: Composer Maury Yeston - On GRAND HOTEL, TITANIC, And New Projects!
by Carrie Dunn - Aug 20, 2015

BWW: UK editor-in-chief Carrie Dunn spoke to Maury Yeston the day after he'd seen the production of Grand Hotel - to which he contributed both music and lyrics - at the Southwark Playhouse... (more...)

Composer Maury Yeston Set for Q&A at Southwark PlayhouseComposer Maury Yeston Set for Q&A at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2015

Broadway composer Maury Yeston is flying in from New York to see at first hand the acclaimed new version of his Tony Award-winning musical Grand Hotel. (more...)

Arvada Center Sets 2015-16 Theater Season: THE MOUNTAINTOP, SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER & MoreArvada Center Sets 2015-16 Theater Season: THE MOUNTAINTOP, SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2015

The Arvada Center has announced its six-play season, an impressive line-up of plays and musicals that spread across several generations of the human experience including themes of self-discovery, romance, humor, and imagination. The three musical and three play season is filled with popular titles and includes one world premiere, two regional premieres and an ongoing collaboration with Creede Repertory Theatre. (more...)

Circle Theatre Relaunches with New Artistic TeamCircle Theatre Relaunches with New Artistic Team
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

CIRCLE THEATRE has announced a new artistic team as it prepares to launch into its first full season in over a year. Circle Theatre began in Oak Park, IL back in 1985 by Karen Skinner, Wayne Buidens and Joseph Bass, where it produced multiple world premieres and earned over 40 Joseph Jefferson Awards in its 28-year residency. After officially transitioning to the city proper in 2013 with the remount of its Jeff Award-winning When the Rain Stops Falling (director: John Gawlik), Circle Theatre produced two more musicals (Death Takes a Holiday and Edges) before taking a break from producing to re-group as an artistic ensemble.  (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 4/17/2015 - FUN HOME and More!WAKE UP with BWW 4/17/2015 - FUN HOME and More!
by Jessica Showers - Apr 17, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: WOLF HALL stars come to THEATER TALK, and FUN HOME opens on Broadway this Sunday! (more...)

City of Lights! Meet the Full Cast of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, Opening Tonight on BroadwayCity of Lights! Meet the Full Cast of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 12, 2015

The new Broadway musical AN AMERICAN IN PARIS opens tonight, April 12, 2015 at the Palace Theatre (Broadway at 47th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the company, plus watch interviews with the cast below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Actor/Singer Kevin Earley Brings Uber Enjoyable ON THE RECORD to Sterling'sBWW Reviews: Actor/Singer Kevin Earley Brings Uber Enjoyable ON THE RECORD to Sterling's
by Don Grigware - Apr 1, 2015

On Monday March 30 actor/singer Kevin Earley brought his show On the Record to a packed house of adoring fans at Sterling's Upstairs at the Federal in NoHo, and it proved nothing short of a triumph. Earley's tenor is no stranger to these parts, as the Chicago born spent a lot of time from 2001 onward playing supporting and lead singing roles on legitimate stages in and around Los Angeles, such as his award-winning Rutledge in 1776, Terry Conner in Side Show, as well as leads in Can-Can and No Strings. He has also appeared on Broadway in Les Miserables, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Death Takes a Holiday and A Tale of Two Cities. (more...)

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