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BWW Reviews: FRÅN BROADWAY TILL DUVEMÅLA at Kulturens Hus Luleå
by Isa Ponturo - May 3, 2016

'FRÅN BROADWAY TILL DUVEMÅLA' delivers a delicious Swedish smorgasbord of theatrical talent and a collection of some of the greatest musical theatre songs of all time. (more...)

VIDEO: Stephen Schwartz Goes Behind-the-Scenes of Princess Cruises' MAGIC TO DO Musical Revue
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

Last fall, Princess Cruises raised the curtain on a new musical revue titled Magic to Do, from the Oscar, Grammy and Tony award-winning composer of Wicked, Pippin and Godspell Stephen Schwartz. (more...)

Tony Winner Ben Vereen Coming to Feinstein's at the Nikko in June
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

Tony and Drama Desk Award winner, Ben Vereen, will bring his critically-acclaimed one-man show, Steppin' Out, to Feinstein's at the Nikko for two performances only - Friday, June 17 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, June 18 (7 p.m.).Highlighting Mr. Vereen's unique blend of artistry, Steppin' Out combines a tribute to Broadway, Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis, Jr. in an evening of unforgettable song and stories. Featuring songs from his immense repertoire - such as 'Life is Just a Bowl of Cherries' and 'Mr. Bojangles' - Mr. Vereen will also perform other hit songs including 'Defying Gravity,' 'Stand By Me,' and 'My Way.' Tickets range in price from $65 - $85 and are available now by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting (more...)

Scoop: MASTERS OF ILLUSION on THE CW - Friday, June 10, 2016
by TV Scoop - May 19, 2016

Get all the scoop on MASTERS OF ILLUSION, airing on THE CW on Friday, June 10, 2016! (more...)

Jennifer DiNoia Will Fly Back Into Broadway's WICKED This Summer!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

Beginning Monday, August 1, JENNIFER DiNOIA will assume the role of Elphaba in the Broadway company of WICKED.  Jennifer has performed the role of Elphaba in seven companies across four countries, more than any other actress in the show's history.   (more...)

PRiMA Theatre to Welcome Broadway's Stephen Schwartz
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

During the past several years, PRiMA Theatre, a non-profit organization that produces theatrical experiences at a variety of venues in the region, has brought some of musical theatre's top actors and vocalists to the area. This upcoming season boasts a bevy of Broadway's biggest stars. (more...)

WICKED Announces UK/International Tour Cast - Jacqueline Hughes, Carly Anderson, Bradley Jaden and More; Opens at Alhambra Theatre, July 20
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

WICKED, the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is delighted to announce that Jacqueline Hughes (Elphaba), Carly Anderson (Glinda), Bradley Jaden (Fiyero), Steven Pinder (The Wizard and Doctor Dillamond), Kim Ismay (Madame Morrible), Iddon Jones (Boq), Emily Shaw (Nessarose) and Jodie Steele (Standby for Elphaba) will lead the cast at the Alhambra Theatre, Bradford from Wednesday 20 July 2016 (and on its subsequent international tour). (more...)

VIDEO: WICKED's Christine Dwyer Defies Gravity For President Obama at Hannover Messe
by Michael Dale - May 11, 2016

The frequent Elphaba performer gave a knockout performance of WICKED's inspirational theme for the annual fair's opening ceremony. (more...)

WICKED's Caroline Bowman Will Make Her Solo Debut at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Michael Dale - May 11, 2016

Broadway's current Elphaba will offer fans a more intimate evening of music at Broadway's Supper Club. (more...)

3,000 NYC Students to Go Behind the Scenes at WICKED This Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

On Thursday, March 31, the Gershwin Theatre (222 West 51st Street) will be visited by thousands of NYC public school students as the theatre arts and education organization Inside Broadway presents its popular program CREATING THE MAGIC. Featuring the cast and production crew of the hit long-running Broadway musical Wicked, the 80 minute program will be offered at 11:00am and 1:45pm. (more...)

Stephen Schwartz & More Set for New Season of AMERICAN SONGBOOK AT NJPAC on Thirteen
by TV News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

The award-winning composer and special guests perform selections from his catalog of stage and screen favorites like 'Magic to Do' from Pippin; 'When You Believe' from the DreamWorks' animated feature, The Prince of Egypt; 'Day By Day' from Godspell and several selections from the Broadway hit Wicked, including 'Defying Gravity.' (more...)

Eleanora Kupencow to be Featured at Anderson Contemporary Gallery
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

In the first solo show since her extraordinary 2011 Italian exhibition at Galerie Pananti in Florence, celebrated sculptor/painter Eleanora Kupencow will be featured at Anderson Contemporary Gallery, 180 Maiden Lane, New York 10038 in lower Manhattan, April 8 – May 1, 2016. (more...)

SOMETHING ROTTEN! to Launch National Tour in Boston This Season; 2016-17 Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

Just announced, the upcoming National Tour of SOMETHING ROTTEN will officially launch as part of Broadway In Boston's 2016-17 season! (more...)

Hits from RENT, WICKED & More to be Featured on First NOW THAT'S WHAT I CALL BROADWAY! Album
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

NOW That's What I Call Music!, the world's best-selling multi-artist album series, has announced that they are set to release their first ever NOW That's What I Call Broadway! on Friday, April 29, 2016. The album will feature 18 music tracks from the original cast recordings of some of the Great White Way's most legendary shows. The album features liner notes by David Cote, theater editor for Time Out New York as well as a playwright and librettist/lyricist. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 3/18/2016 - FIDDLER Album, THE EFFECT, Sutton Foster & More!
by Jessica Khan - Mar 18, 2016

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: FIDDLER releases its new cast album, THE EFFECT bows off-Broadway and more! (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Extends THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE Through March 26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

Rubicon Theatre Company is thrilled to announce that its critically acclaimed American premiere of THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE by Jethro Compton, adapted from the short story by Dorothy M. Johnson that also inspired the legendary John Ford 1962 film, will extend through Saturday, March 26 at the Rubicon Theatre, 1006 E. Main Street in Ventura. THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE is a classic tale of love, honor, ambition and revenge set against the backdrop of the American West. (more...)

'Halalisa Goes Broadway: Songs from Stage and Screen' Set for Follen Community Church
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

The Halalisa Singers, a world music choral ensemble presents Halalisa Goes Broadway: Songs from Stage and Screen, on Sunday May 1, 4 pm at St. John's Episcopal Church, 1 Roanoke Avenue, Jamaica Plain, and on Friday, May 6, 8 pm, Follen Community Church, 755 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington. The ensemble is led by Artistic Director Mary Cunningham and accompanied by Trevor Berens, piano, Bertram Lehmann, percussion and Jason Davis, bass. (more...)

BWW Review: SHNSF's WICKED Mesmerizing!
by Linda Hodges - Mar 12, 2016

With a book by Winnie Holzman and music and lyrics by the great and powerful Wizard of Broadway, Stephen Schwartz, Wicked has won over 50 major awards and, as Variety stated, it truly is 'A Cultural Phenomenon." All the elements of great theater conspire and come together in this gravity defying show. Playing now through April 16, Wicked is guaranteed to thrust you into the stratosphere of sheer artistry and visual delight even if you've seen it before and especially if this is your first time. (more...)

Photo Flash: Celebrities Attend Rubicon's American Premiere of THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2016

Celebrities dressed in Western attire walked the red carpet last Saturday as Rubicon Theatre Company of Ventura presented the American Premiere of the stage play THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE by Jethro Compton. Attendees included musician Jim Messina of Loggins & Messina, Poco and Buffalo Springfield and his beautiful wife Michaela; Golden Globe nominated actor Ted Neeley with his wife Leeyan and daughter Tessa; and Emmy Award-winning actor Joe Spano with his daughters Liana and Meili. Scroll down for photos from the opening night festivities! (more...)

Philly POPS Reveals 2016-17 Concert Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2016

The Philly POPS announced its 2016/17 concert season today along with a host of new endeavors and updates. (more...)

BWW Review: Top 10 Reasons Why WICKED Is Still Worth Seeing On Tour
by Michael L. Quintos - Mar 1, 2016

When it comes down to it, trying to convince rabid or even casual fans of the hit Broadway blockbuster WICKED into seeing the show again (and again… and again) when it comes to their town really doesn't take much of a struggle. No matter how many times over the years that the Broadway blockbuster has landed in our own backyard, the demand for tickets is still high (hence the often long engagements the show has on our stages). Now finishing up the final week of its national tour's latest return engagement at Orange County's Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa through March 6, the 'popular' musical continues to be a must-see favorite, and shows no signs of slowing down. So, 15 years later... is WICKED still worth seeing at a city near you for the umpteenth time these days? Absolutely! And here are 10 pretty good reasons why... (more...)

A Video Refresher of the GREASE: LIVE Cast's Theatrical Roots
by Matt Tamanini - Jan 31, 2016

Like all theatre fans, we here at BroadwayWorld are excited to the max for Fox's broadcast of GREASE: LIVE tonight. Following in the footsteps of NBC's THE SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE!, PETER PAN LIVE!, and THE WIZ LIVE!, Marc Platt and Thomas Kail have filled their cast with stars of both stage and screen. While not every T-Bird, Pink Lady, and denizen of Rydell High has Broadway credits on their resume, nearly all of them have some sort of theatrical related experience under their belts. (more...)

BWW Review: As Dynamic As Ever, BEN VEREEN Again Lights Up Feinstein's/54 Below With Unabashed Optimism
by Alix Cohen - Jan 27, 2016

Attending a Ben Vereen show these days is like worshipping at the altar of Happy. As he displayed once again on Monday's opening night of his latest run at Feinstein's/ 54 Below, the veteran entertainer exudes palpable pleasure at being on stage while repeatedly expressing gratitude to his audience. Performance is deeply sincere. Vereen seems possessed by spirit. When not singing, eyes often closed, his body echoes the sinuous (Bob Fosse) movement that helped established his early reputation. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Aaron Tveit Channels Glinda for Newest Installment of WICKED's #OutofOz Series!
by Stage Tube - Jan 27, 2016

As previously reported, Broadway blockbuster Wicked has launched the new studio session video series, OUT OF OZ, featuring former and current stars of the hit musical performing reimagined versions of songs from Stephen Schwartz's beloved score. The next installment is here at last and Aaron Tveit is taking on Glinda's iconic 'Popular.' Check it out below! Be sure to also check out 'Defying Gravity' and 'I'm Not That Girl'. (more...)

From the BroadwayWorld Vaults: Marybeth Abel Reveals the Stage Magic of WICKED!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 21, 2016

In honor of Throwback Thursday, BroadwayWorld is celebrating the past with a new series that will take you back in time with some of our favorite vintage video features. That's right- we are opening up the BroadwayWorld Vaults to reminisce on shows are long gone from the Broadway-scene, but have left an indelible mark on the world of theatre as a whole. Today, we bring you a vintage BroadwayWorld 'STAGE MAGIC' video from 2009. Watch as Stage Manager Marybeth Abel reveals the magic behind WICKED below! (more...)

BWW Review: Towne Centre's BLACK TIE BROADWAY
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 6, 2016

Luckily, for audiences of Towne Centre Theatre's 2016 season-opening Black Tie Broadway, an original revue conceived by director/arranger John Ray, they are offered two hours of entertainment given a luxe treatment by a 13-member cast who are having a swell time singing the best of musical theater. Consistent and confident, Ray's cast bring a plethora of showtunes to the stage of the Brentwood theater - some you'll remember from the very first note, others you may be hearing for the first time. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre to Stage U.S. Debut of THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

Rubicon Theatre Company's 2015-2016 season continues with the American premiere of THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE by Jethro Compton. Adapted from the short story by Dorothy M. Johnson that also inspired the legendary John Ford 1962 film, THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE is a classic tale of love, honor, ambition and revenge set against the backdrop of the American West. (more...)

VIDEO: Idina Menzel Sings 'Let It Go'; Gives Impromptu 'Defying Gravity' Performance at Disney 60 Taping
by TV News Desk - Feb 22, 2016

After finishing her performance of 'Let It Go,' the IF/THEN star was about to leave when fans began singing Defying Gravity to her. Members of the band who knew the song began to play along and Idina, not wanting to disappoint, came back to the stage to sing the song (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 1/26/2016 - 2/2/2016
by - Feb 2, 2016

Hottest Articles on 1/26/2016 - 2/2/2016. (more...)

Freshwater Theatre to Stage 5th Anniversary Remounts of 'TABLE 12' and 'ADULT SHEL SILVERSTEIN'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2016

Freshwater Theatre Company celebrates five years as a company by going back to where it all began, with Ruth Virkus' hit screwball comedy Table 12: A Play at a Wedding, and a sampling of pieces from John and Lacey Zeiler's 2010 Minnesota Fringe hit An Adult Evening of Shel Silverstein. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 2/16/2016 - SILVER CHALICE at Joe's, MRS. HENDERSON in London!
by Jessica Khan - Feb 16, 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: Joe's Pub welcomes a new interactive show, and MRS. HENDERSON PRESENTS opens in London! (more...)

Ami Brabson and More Set for 'Music at the Mansion' Series Next Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2016

NiCori Studios and Productions in association with the Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center announces a new installment of the monthly concert series, Music at the Mansion, on Sunday, February 28, at 3pm. Performers include 4th Wall Theatre, Ami Brabson, Peggy Eason and Michael Colby. (more...)

Photo Flash: Betty Buckley, Sutton Foster, Aaron Tveit & More Perform at DEFYING GRAVITY Down Under!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2016

Defying Gravity: the songs of Stephen Schwartz played at Sydney's Theatre Royale February 12-13. The event, celebrating the composer's incredible body of work, was headlined by two-time Tony Award winner Sutton Foster (Anything Goes, Thoroughly Modern Millie) and Aaron Tveit. (more...)

BWW Review: DEFYING GRAVITY Drops the House Down at Theatre Royal Sydney
by Brodie Paparella - Feb 15, 2016

It was every music theatre nerd's dream come true: Broadway legends from Australia and the States converging in Sydney to give intimate treatment to the songs of one of our generation's most acclaimed songwriters. Stephen Schwartz's inimitable music is almost unarguably sure to have passed your lips at some point in the decades he has been active as a treasure of theatre and film. The Academy and Grammy Award-winning composer is best known for his touches on Disney's Pocahontas, as well as contributions to famed musicals Godspell, Pippin and - perhaps most notably - Wicked. (more...)

by Nora Dominick - Feb 12, 2016

Freaking out over Sutton Foster coming to Gilmore Girls? Trying hard to win the online #Ham4Ham? Didn't have time to check in on your favorite Broadway stars? Well don't worry BroadwayWorld has rounded up some of the biggest stories from this week from Broadway and beyond with BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures.' (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Aaron Tveit Dishes on His Past Costars from GREASE, LES MIS & More!
by Stage Tube - Feb 11, 2016

Below, Tveit stops by Sydney's 'Morning Show' to chat about the upcoming concert, his new TV series, and his past costars! (more...)

BWW Interview: David Harris Returns to OZ
by Jacqueline Bublitz - Feb 10, 2016

Aussie musical theatre fans, David Harris has returned to Oz - but only for a flying visit! We get our homegrown leading man back to the Australian stage for two nights this weekend, when he joins Sutton Foster, Aaron Tveit, Betty Buckley, Joanna Ampil and Helen Dallimore in Defying Gravity - a world premiere concert celebrating the work of Stephen Schwartz.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Sutton Foster & Aaron Tveit Rehearse for DEFYING GRAVITY Down Under!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

Defying Gravity: the songs of Stephen Schwartz is the world premiere concert production that is set to become the most exciting musical theatre event down under, playing at Sydney's Theatre Royale February 12-13. This event celebrating this incredible body of work is headlined by two-time Tony Award winner Sutton Foster (Anything Goes, Thoroughly Modern Millie) and Aaron Tveit (Les Miserables movie, Next To Normal, Catch Me If You Can) who will appear alongside internationally renowned West End star Joanna Ampil (Miss Saigon, Les Miserables, Cats), Helpmann Award winner Helen Dallimore (Blood Brothers, Legally Blonde) and David Harris(Miss Saigon, Legally Blonde) who is returning to Australia for this event.  Making a very special guest appearance is Tony Award winning Broadway, TV and film icon Betty Buckley (Cats, Pippin, Sunset Boulevard, Carrie) in her debut Sydney performance. (more...)

BWW Review: Broadway Divas and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Bring Girl Power to the Strathmore
by Vanessa Michaud - Apr 4, 2016

Talented vocalists Christina Bianco, N'Kenge, Kristen Plumley, and Mandy Gonzalez, in conjunction with Jack Everly and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, headlined the concert of classic songs from the Great White Way to honor some of the most beloved Broadway divas and musicals of our time at the Music Center at Strathmore. (more...)

BWW Review: WICKED at The Music Hall at Fair Park
by Kyle Christopher West - Apr 26, 2016

The Broadway blockbuster WICKED is easily one of the most popular musicals of the past several decades, and I write that without any pun intended. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Sara Jean Ford in 'DREAM OF NOW, DREAM OF THEM', Coming to Reilly Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Broadway's Sara Jean Ford (THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA) appears live in her concert DREAM OF NOW, DREAM OF THEM: The High Notes and Hijinks of a Broadway Soprano at Reilly Arts Center (500 NE 9th Street, Ocala, FL 34470) on Sunday, May 1, 2016, 3pm. Presented by Artists Lounge Live. Scroll down for a sneak peek at her onstage! (more...)

The Joyce Theater to Present Les Ballets Jazz de Montreal, 5/24-29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) is proud to present one of Canada's most popular dance companies, Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal, from May 24 to 29 at The Joyce Theater. Tickets range in price from $20-$50 and can be purchased at, or by calling JoyceCharge at 212-242-0800. Please note: ticket prices are subject to change. The Joyce Theater is located at 175 Eighth Avenue at 19th Street. For more information, please visit (more...)

Photo Flash: Britain's Got Talent Singing Sensation Beau Dermott Visits WICKED
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2016

WICKED, the West End musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, was delighted to welcome Beau Dermott and her family to the Apollo Victoria Theatre last night (Friday 15 April), where she met the cast after the show. 12 year old Beau's rendition of Wicked's hit song 'Defying Gravity' wowed the judges on ITV's Britain's Got Talent, winning her the 'Golden Buzzer' and immediately securing herself a place in the live semi-finals. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Shoshana Bean - sobre PMJukebox, Wicked y su carrera
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Apr 14, 2016

Shoshana Bean se encuentra de gira por Europa como artista invitada de los conciertos de Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox y, en su visita a Madrid, tuvimos el placer de sentarnos a hablar con ella sobre su carrera, Wicked, Hairspray, YouTube, próximos conciertos ¡y mucho más! (more...)

Broadway Composer Stephen Schwartz to Take Part in PRiMA Theatre Concert in May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

Award-winning Broadway composer Stephen Schwartz joins Lancaster's finest talent to highlight his expansive library of hit shows in a concert on Sunday, May 22. (more...)

BWW Interview: Shoshana Bean - on PMJukebox, Wicked, Hairspray and more!
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Apr 14, 2016

Shoshana is touring Europe with Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox and we had the pleasure to sit down and speak with her about her career, Wicked, Hairspray, YouTube, upcoming concerts and much more! Check it only on! (more...)

Sneak Peek - Stephen Schwartz on THIRTEEN's American Songbook at NJPAC, 4/17
by TV News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

Stephen Schwartz and Friends will air on THE AMERICAN SONGBOOK AT NJPAC on Sunday, 4/17 at 1pm on THIRTEEN; and 3:30pm on WLIW21. (more...)

Photo Flash: Eleanora Kupencow's BODY PARTS Exhibition Opens at Anderson Contemporary
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

On Friday evening, April 8th, lower Manhattan seemed more like SoHo as art lovers flocked to the opening night reception of artist/sculptor Eleanora Kupencow's Body Parts exhibition at Anderson Contemporary at 180 Maiden Lane, New York, NY 10038. BroadwayWorld has photos from the event below! (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 4/5/2016 - 4/12/2016
by - Apr 12, 2016

Hottest Articles on 4/5/2016 - 4/12/2016. (more...)

VIDEO: 12-Year-Old Stuns BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT Judges with Performance of 'Defying Gravity'
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 11, 2016

'We weren't expecting that!' was all BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT judge Simon Cowell could say following a performance of WICKED's 'Defying Gravity' by Beau Dermott. (more...)

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