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Imperial Theatre (New York, NY)
249 West 45th St.

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Based upon the show business aspirations and successes of R&B acts such as The Supremes, The Shirelles, James Brown, Jackie Wilson, and others, the musical follows the story of a young female singing trio from Chicago, Illinois called "The Dreams", who become music superstars. It was nominated for thirteen Tony Awards, including the Tony Award for Best Musical, and won six. It was later adapted into a motion picture from DreamWorks and Paramount Pictures in 2006.


Signature Theatre Launches New Voice CompetitionSignature Theatre Launches New Voice Competition
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2015

Are you the next Broadway or pop sensation? The Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre in Arlington, VA is launching the first 'Signature Voice' competition on August 2nd during the theater's annual Open House.  The new 'Signature Voice' competition will replace the popular Signature Idol Competition held over the last five years.  Held in Signature's MAX Theatre, the competition will host a panel of three celebrity judges in search of the best undiscovered singers in the DC region. (more...)

Glenn Howerton and Rory O'Malley to Star in The Old Globe's THE COMEDY OF ERRORS; Cast & Creative Team Announced!Glenn Howerton and Rory O'Malley to Star in The Old Globe's THE COMEDY OF ERRORS; Cast & Creative Team Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2015

The complete cast and creative team have been announced for The Comedy of Errors as The Old Globe's 2015 Summer Shakespeare Festival continues the Globe's 80th Anniversary festivities as part of the Balboa Park Centennial Celebration. (more...)

Musical Theatre Historian Jennifer Ashley Tepper Shares 30 Brilliant Reasons to be Excited to See an UnderstudyMusical Theatre Historian Jennifer Ashley Tepper Shares 30 Brilliant Reasons to be Excited to See an Understudy
by Tyler Peterson - Jul 9, 2015

As usual, Jennifer Ashley Tepper puts the history of musical theatre into perfect perspective. (more...)

A Source of Joy Theatricals Set for 2015-16 'Broadway In The Hood Series' at The Smith CenterA Source of Joy Theatricals Set for 2015-16 'Broadway In The Hood Series' at The Smith Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2015

A Source of Joy Theatricals is proud to announce its residency for the 2015-2016 Broadway In The Hood series at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Porchlight Music Theatre to Host 2016 CHICAGO SINGS THE BEST OF MOTOWN, 8/17Porchlight Music Theatre to Host 2016 CHICAGO SINGS THE BEST OF MOTOWN, 8/17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2015

Porchlight Music Theatre is proud to announce Chicago Sings The Best of Motown, Monday, Aug. 17 at 7 p.m., at City Winery, 1200 W. Randolph St. Single tickets are on sale now at citywinery.com or by calling the City Winery Box Office at 312.733.9463. (more...)

Tony Nominee Emily Skinner to Teach Master Class in Ada, 7/19Tony Nominee Emily Skinner to Teach Master Class in Ada, 7/19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2015

The Chickasaw Nation presents a Master Class "How to Audition and Song Interpretation," led by Broadway star Emily Skinner, from 1:30 - 4 p.m.,  Sunday, July 19, at the arts & humanities building. (more...)

Alice Ripley, Will Swenson, NEWSIES Reunion & More Set for 54 Below in August & SeptemberAlice Ripley, Will Swenson, NEWSIES Reunion & More Set for 54 Below in August & September
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

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. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visitwww.54Below.com.  (more...)

Michael Campayno, Katie Rose Clarke and More to Star in TN Shakespeare's THE OLIVER EXPERIMENT Next MonthMichael Campayno, Katie Rose Clarke and More to Star in TN Shakespeare's THE OLIVER EXPERIMENT Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

Tennessee Shakespeare Company, in partnership with the University of Memphis' Department of Theatre & Dance, presents its third and final developing musical reading on the University of Memphis mainstage with The Oliver Experiment by Jeremy Desmon and Jeff Thomson on August 15 at 7:00 pm. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Do Sample TACO KISSES - A Spicy Hot, Hilarious Treat!BWW Reviews: Do Sample TACO KISSES - A Spicy Hot, Hilarious Treat!
by Gil Kaan - Jul 3, 2015

Oscar Quintero 'nails it' again with his alter ego Kay Sedia in his non-stop, laugh-inducing, thigh-slapping seventy minutes, Kay Sedia in Her Juan Woman Cho: Taco Kisses. Your laugh muscles, whistling lips and clapping palms will definitely get quite a workout experiencing Kay Sedia's Taco Kisses. (more...)

Beyonce to Play 'Glinda the Good' in NBC's THE WIZ LIVE?Beyonce to Play 'Glinda the Good' in NBC's THE WIZ LIVE?
by TV News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

Sources have revealed that Beyonce is currently in discussions to take on the role of Glinda THE GOOD WITCH (more...)

Musical Marrieds Vocalist NINA HENNESSEY and Drummer RAY MARCHICA Bring Jazz Show to BIRDLAND, 8/2 at 6 pmMusical Marrieds Vocalist NINA HENNESSEY and Drummer RAY MARCHICA Bring Jazz Show to BIRDLAND, 8/2 at 6 pm
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

One of the New York nightclub and cabaret scene's most talented couple--Vocalist/Actress Nina Hennessey and Drummer Ray Marchica--have been booked by Birdland, New York's premier jazz club, for a special show on August 2 at 6 pm (doors open at 5 pm). The married musical team has put together a stellar band for this set of jazzy standards, including Sean Harkness on guitar, Tom Hubbard on bass, and Bob Quaranta on piano. The show will also feature Award-Winning vocalist Marissa Mulder as a special guest. To purchase tickets, go to: www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/919343 (more...)

KINKY BOOTS National Tour, Featuring Tony Winner Billy Porter, Begins Next Week at Benedum CenterKINKY BOOTS National Tour, Featuring Tony Winner Billy Porter, Begins Next Week at Benedum Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

? KINKY BOOTS, the smash-hit musical that brings together four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (Book) and Grammy Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Tony Award-winner for Best Score for Kinky Boots), opens at the Benedum Center, August 4-9 for an exclusive engagement as part of Pittsburgh CLO's 2015 Summer Season. (more...)

A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN Extends Run at The Pasadena PlayhouseA NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN Extends Run at The Pasadena Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

The Pasadena Playhouse has extended by popular demand A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN, which will now play through August 23, 2015. The Pasadena Star News said of A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN, "Fearsome energy…a musical treat" and Beacon Media said "Truly amazing…a DO-NOT-MISS play!" The production stars Mary Bridget Davies, following her Tony Award nominated Broadway run.  Pasadena native Kacee Clanton, also from the Broadway production of A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN, alternates the role of Janis Joplin with Davies.  The production is conceived, written and directed by Randy Johnson, with choreography by Patricia Wilcox and musical direction by Tyler Evans. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for MEMPHIS at Ivoryton PlayhousePhoto Flash: In Rehearsal for MEMPHIS at Ivoryton Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

The Ivoryton Playhouse leaves the sunny tropical shores of the South Pacific in August and travels to the sizzling backstreets of '50s MEMPHIS. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Valerie Harper, Sally Struthers and More in Ogunquit's NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET ITPhoto Flash: First Look at Valerie Harper, Sally Struthers and More in Ogunquit's NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you a first look at Ogunquit Playhouse's stage, screen and television Valerie Harper starring in the role of the wealthy and stylish 'Millicent Winter' in the delightful Nice Work If You Can Get It, on stage July 22, to August 15.  Check out the cast in action below! (more...)

N'Kenge to Join Cleveland Orchestra for BROADWAY DIVAS This WeekendN'Kenge to Join Cleveland Orchestra for BROADWAY DIVAS This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

N'Kenge (Motown: The Musical, Sondheim on Sondheim) returns to The Cleveland Orchestra as a featured soloist in Broadway Divas under the direction of Conductor Jack Everly for one night only on August 2, 2015 at 7pm.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Jennifer Holliday and More in Zach Theatre's SOPHISTICATED LADIESPhoto Flash: First Look at Jennifer Holliday and More in Zach Theatre's SOPHISTICATED LADIES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

Just in!  BroadwayWorld presents a first look at ZACH Theatre's Sophisticated Ladies, the Duke Ellington musical review starring Broadway's original Dreamgirl, Jennifer Holliday. (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Zach Theatre's SOPHISTICATED LADIES Starring Jennifer Holliday!BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Zach Theatre's SOPHISTICATED LADIES Starring Jennifer Holliday!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 27, 2015

BroadwayWorld presents a first look at highlights of ZACH Theatre's Sophisticated Ladies, the Duke Ellington musical review starring Broadway's original Dreamgirl, Jennifer Holliday. ZACH Theatre Associate Artistic Director ABE REYBOLD will direct the musical in the Topfer Theatre on the Karen Kuykendall stage July 15, 2015 - August 23, 2015. A full onstage orchestra backs superb jazz vocalists, extraordinary tap dancers, dazzling deco costumes, and unforgettable torch singers who bring classics like 'Mood Indigo,' Take the A Train,' 'It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)' to vivid life in this grand Tony Award-winning Broadway musical. Check out a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Jennifer Holliday Talks the Music of Duke Ellington in SOPHISTICATED LADIESSTAGE TUBE: Jennifer Holliday Talks the Music of Duke Ellington in SOPHISTICATED LADIES
by Stage Tube - Jul 27, 2015

ZACH Theatre presents Sophisticated Ladies, the Duke Ellington musical review starring Broadway's original Dreamgirl, Jennifer Holliday. ZACH Theatre Associate Artistic Director ABE REYBOLD will direct the musical in the Topfer Theatre on the Karen Kuykendall stage July 15, 2015 - August 23, 2015. A full onstage orchestra backs superb jazz vocalists, extraordinary tap dancers, dazzling deco costumes, and unforgettable torch singers who bring classics like 'Mood Indigo,' Take the A Train,' 'It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)' to vivid life in this grand Tony Award-winning Broadway musical. Check out the video below of Jennifer Holliday discussing Duke Ellington's music! (more...)

SA Musical Theatre Star Jonathan Roxmouth to Perform Three FROM THE FOOTLIGHTS Concerts in JHBSA Musical Theatre Star Jonathan Roxmouth to Perform Three FROM THE FOOTLIGHTS Concerts in JHB
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2015

Following sold-out performances of his smash hit show STAGE by STAGE in Durban, Cape Town and Johannesburg earlier this year and in a first for the Teatro and Jonathan Roxmouth, the multi-award winning star of local theatre will perform three concerts entitled FROM THE FOOTLIGHTS. (more...)

Joey Calveri, David Elder & More to Star in TRIP OF LOVE Off-BroadwayJoey Calveri, David Elder & More to Star in TRIP OF LOVE Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2015

Tickets are now on sale via Audience Rewards for TRIP OF LOVE, a new dance musical spectacle inspired by and set to the biggest hit songs of the 1960s. Created, directed and choreographed by James Walski, TRIP OF LOVE will open this fall at Stage 42, formerly The Little Shubert Theater (422 West 42nd St). TRIP OF LOVE begins previews on Saturday, September 26 2015, and officially opens on October 18, 2015. The exclusive Audience Rewards pre-sale begins today, July 23, and goes through Sunday, July 26. Tickets go on-sale to the general public on Monday, July 27, via Telecharge.com. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Mary Bridget Davies and More in A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN at Pasadena PlayhousePhoto Flash: First Look at Mary Bridget Davies and More in A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN at Pasadena Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2015

The Pasadena Playhouse (Sheldon Epps, Artistic Director) presents A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN, starring Mary Bridget Davies, following her Tony Award® nominated Broadway run.  Pasadena native Kacee Clanton, also from the Broadway production of A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN, will alternate the role of Janis Joplin with Davies.  The production is conceived, written and directed by Randy Johnson, with choreography by Patricia Wilcox and musical direction by Tyler Evans.  Check out a first look below! (more...)

Off-Broadway's Little Shubert Theatre Gets A Snazzy New NameOff-Broadway's Little Shubert Theatre Gets A Snazzy New Name
by Jessica Showers - Jul 22, 2015

If you want to see the new dance musical TRIP OF LOVE this fall, you'll have to head to Stage 42. That's the new name of off-Broadway's 499-seat Little Shubert Theatre, located at 442 West 42nd Street, on Theatre Row. New signs and displays are being installed as we speak! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 7/21/2015 - INTO THE WOODS, MACK & MABEL, LOVE LETTERS and More!WAKE UP with BWW 7/21/2015 - INTO THE WOODS, MACK & MABEL, LOVE LETTERS and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jul 21, 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: INTO THE WOODS comes to Forest Park, MACK & MABEL take over Chichester, LOVE LETTERS heads out on tour and more! (more...)

Jennifer Hudson is 'Excited But Nervous' to Make Broadway Debut in THE COLOR PURPLEJennifer Hudson is 'Excited But Nervous' to Make Broadway Debut in THE COLOR PURPLE
by TV News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

Actress and singer Jennifer Hudson stopped by this morning's TODAY to chat with Kathie Lee and Hoda about moving to New York to star in the Broadway revival of THE COLOR PURPLE this fall. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN - Mary Bridget Davies on Good Day LASTAGE TUBE: A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN - Mary Bridget Davies on Good Day LA
by Stage Tube - Jul 20, 2015

The Pasadena Playhouse presents A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN. Conceived, written and directed by Randy Johnson, with choreography by Patricia Wilcox and musical direction by Tyler Evans. A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN stars Mary Bridget Davies, following her Tony Award nominated Broadway run. Pasadena native Kacee Clanton, also from the Broadway production of A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN, will alternate the role of Janis Joplin with Davies. Check out Mary Bridget Davies and the Joplinaires on Good Day LA!  (more...)

Mark Evans, Christine Sherrill & More to Lead THE FIX at Signature TheatreMark Evans, Christine Sherrill & More to Lead THE FIX at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2015

Signature Theatre has announced the cast of The Fix directed by Signature Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Gigi, Follies, Million Dollar Quartet). Featuring a book by John Dempsey and music by Dana P. Rowe (the creators of Brother Russia and The Witches of Eastwick), the show quickly became a favorite among Signature's artistic team during its U.S. premiere at the Theatre in 1998, cementing a longstanding relationship with Dempsey and Rowe. Running in the MAX Theatre August 11 - September 20, the inside-politics musical satire is the first production of Signature Theatre's 2015/2016 season. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Mary Bridget Davies and More in A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN at Pasadena PlayhousePhoto Flash: First Look at Mary Bridget Davies and More in A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN at Pasadena Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2015

The Pasadena Playhouse presentes A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN. Conceived, written and directed by Randy Johnson, with choreography by Patricia Wilcox and musical direction by Tyler Evans. A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN stars Mary Bridget Davies, following her Tony Award nominated Broadway run. Pasadena native Kacee Clanton, also from the Broadway production of A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN, will alternate the role of Janis Joplin with Davies.  Check out a first look below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Promo Pics of Jennifer Holliday in Zach Theatre's SOPHISTICATED LADIESPhoto Flash: Promo Pics of Jennifer Holliday in Zach Theatre's SOPHISTICATED LADIES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2015

ZACH Theatre presents Sophisticated Ladies, the Duke Ellington musical review starring Broadway's original Dreamgirl, Jennifer Holliday. ZACH Theatre Associate Artistic Director ABE REYBOLD will direct the musical in the Topfer Theatre on the Karen Kuykendall stage July 15, 2015 - August 23, 2015. A full onstage orchestra backs superb jazz vocalists, extraordinary tap dancers, dazzling deco costumes, and unforgettable torch singers who bring classics like 'Mood Indigo,' Take the A Train,' 'It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)' to vivid life in this grand Tony Award-winning Broadway musical. Check out a sneak peek at the promotional images below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at THE FIX at Signature TheatreSTAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at THE FIX at Signature Theatre
by Stage Tube - Jul 20, 2015

Signature Theatre is excited to announce the cast of The Fix directed by Signature Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Gigi, Follies, Million Dollar Quartet). Featuring a book by John Dempseyand music by Dana P. Rowe (the creators of Brother Russia and The Witches of Eastwick), the show quickly became a favorite among Signature's artistic team during its U.S. premiere at the Theatre in 1998, cementing a longstanding relationship with Dempsey and Rowe. Running in the MAX Theatre August 11 - September 20,the inside-politics musical satire is the first production of Signature Theatre's 2015/2016 season.  Check out a sneak peek below! (more...)

Jennifer Holliday on Her 'Third Act' at ProvincetownJennifer Holliday on Her 'Third Act' at Provincetown
by Nora Dominick - Jul 2, 2015

By the time she was 23, Jennifer Holliday was the very definition of a Broadway star. Her work in Dreamgirls would propell her to Broadway fame, especially when she took the stage at the 1982 Tony Awards to perform 'And I am Telling You I'm Not Going.' Now Holliday is enjoying what she tells the Provincetown Magazine is her 'third act.' (more...)

Theatre Raleigh to Stage DREAMGIRLS, 7/8-26Theatre Raleigh to Stage DREAMGIRLS, 7/8-26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2015

Catch the dream when Theatre Raleigh presents Dreamgirls at Kennedy Theatre on July 8-26 (July 8 Preview Night, July 9 Opening Night). Don't miss this amazing production and the next installment of the Hot Summer Nights series. (more...)

BWW Reviews: TRAV'LIN at The Ensemble Moves into Our Hearts and SoulsBWW Reviews: TRAV'LIN at The Ensemble Moves into Our Hearts and Souls
by Bryan-Keyth Wilson - Jul 2, 2015

Many theatre companies stay true to the commercial theatre blueprint, and then there's The Ensemble! The Ensemble was founded in 1976 by George Hawkins. His mission was to create a theatre that would provide diverse roles for black artists. Here we are 39 years later and The Ensemble is taking the Houston theatre scene by storm with their Houston premiere of TRAV'LIN - the 1930's Harlem Musical. (more...)

The Ivoryton Playhouse Presents MEMPHISThe Ivoryton Playhouse Presents MEMPHIS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2015

?The Ivoryton Playhouse leaves the sunny tropical shores of the South Pacific in August and travels to the sizzling backstreets of '50s MEMPHIS. (more...)

Review Roundup: Ian McKellen Takes on Iconic Detective in MR. HOLMESReview Roundup: Ian McKellen Takes on Iconic Detective in MR. HOLMES
by Tess Reynolds - Jul 17, 2015

Ian McKellen stars in a new take on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic character Sherlock Holmes. In MR. HOLMES, Holmes is aged and retired and looking back on his life with reflection while he grapples with an unsolved case involving a beautiful woman.  (more...)

Signature Theatre to Host 2015 Open House Next MonthSignature Theatre to Host 2015 Open House Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2015

Virginia's Signature Theatre opens its doors for its annual Open House on Sunday, August 2, for an all-day extravaganza full of live performances and arts events across five different stages. Free and open to the public, this special summer event runs from noon until 8:30pm, with numerous performances throughout the Signature complex starting every fifteen minutes, as well as a one-day-only discounted ticket sale at the Box Office for select performances of mainstage shows in Signature's 2015/16 season. (more...)

Brenda Braxton to Star in ON KENTUCKY AVENUE Encore at The TriadBrenda Braxton to Star in ON KENTUCKY AVENUE Encore at The Triad
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2015

The Triad will host an encore performance of ON KENTUCKY AVENUE: THE ATLANTIC CITY CLUB HARLEM REVUE on Sunday, August 23rd at 7pm at The Triad, 158 West 72nd Street. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch How Truly 'Outstanding' Emmy Nominee Tituss Burgess Really Is!VIDEO: Watch How Truly 'Outstanding' Emmy Nominee Tituss Burgess Really Is!
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 16, 2015

This morning, Broadway's Tituss Burgess (THE LITTLE MERMAID) received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for his role as Tituss Andromedon on Netflix's Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. (more...)

Original Cast of BARE to Reunite at 54 Below in Memory of Composer Damon IntrabartoloOriginal Cast of BARE to Reunite at 54 Below in Memory of Composer Damon Intrabartolo
by Tyler Peterson - Jul 16, 2015

Performers from the beloved Off-Broadway musical BARE will soon come together in honoring its late creator. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Rehearsals for SOPHISTICATED LADIES Starring Jennifer HollidaySTAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Rehearsals for SOPHISTICATED LADIES Starring Jennifer Holliday
by Stage Tube - Jul 15, 2015

ZACH Theatre presents Sophisticated Ladies, the Duke Ellington musical review starring Broadway's original Dreamgirl, Jennifer Holliday. ZACH Theatre Associate Artistic Director ABE REYBOLD will direct the musical in the Topfer Theatre on the Karen Kuykendall stage tonight, July 15, 2015 - August 23, 2015. A full onstage orchestra backs superb jazz vocalists, extraordinary tap dancers, dazzling deco costumes, and unforgettable torch singers who bring classics like 'Mood Indigo,' Take the A Train,' 'It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)' to vivid life in this grand Tony Award-winning Broadway musical.  Check out a sneak peek at rehearsals below! (more...)

Original 'Dreamgirl' Jennifer Holliday Chats ZACH's SOPHISTICATED LADIESOriginal 'Dreamgirl' Jennifer Holliday Chats ZACH's SOPHISTICATED LADIES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2015

The Duke Ellington musical revue SOPHISTICATED LADIES kicks off tonight at ZACH Theatre in Austin, starring Broadway's original Dreamgirl Jennifer Holliday. The legendary leading lady recently spoke with American Theatre magazine about her connection to the show, singing jazz, keeping iconic tunes fresh and more. (more...)

Laura Osnes, Caissie Levy, Ruthie Ann Miles & More Set for THE BROADWAY PRINCESS PARTY at 54 BelowLaura Osnes, Caissie Levy, Ruthie Ann Miles & More Set for THE BROADWAY PRINCESS PARTY at 54 Below
by Tyler Peterson - Jul 15, 2015

Some of Broadway's brightest leading ladies will soon bring a little magic to 54 Below. (more...)

theatreWashington & Signature Theatre to Present SUMMER HUMMER IV: FOREPLAY, 8/17theatreWashington & Signature Theatre to Present SUMMER HUMMER IV: FOREPLAY, 8/17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2015

theatreWashington and Signature Theatre are proud to announce the return of Summer Hummer, a burlesque-style fundraiser featuring some of DC's best and hottest performers. Summer Hummer IV: Foreplay will be held Monday, August 17 at Signature Theatre with two exclusive one-night-only performances at 7:30 PM and 9:30 PM. Tickets are $35 for General Admission or $100 for the VIP reserved section and are now on sale at SigTheatre.org or by calling 703 820 9771. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Neil Berg's ROCK 'N' ROLL DECADES Plays Queens Theatre In The ParkPhoto Coverage: Neil Berg's ROCK 'N' ROLL DECADES Plays Queens Theatre In The Park
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jul 12, 2015

Neil Berg is on tour with his ROCK 'N' ROLL DECADES, in which five Broadway stars sing many of the hit songs they've sung on Broadway, featuring: Danny Zolli (Jesus Christ Super Star) Lawrence Clayton (World Rock Symphony Orchestra, Dreamgirls), Jeremy Kushnier (RENT, Footloose), Rita Harvey (Phantom of the Opera, Fiddler on the Roof), Jeanette Bayardelle (The Color Purple, Hair), and Sophia Ramos (Love, Janis, The Twelve). Check out photos from the show below! (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 7/11-7/12/2015Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 7/11-7/12/2015
by - Jul 12, 2015

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, July 12, 2015 - Sunday, July 12, 2015. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Brittany Walters, Alexis Sims, Dorian McCorey, & More in Theatre Raleigh's DREAMGIRLS Directed by Lauren KennedyPhoto Flash: First Look at Brittany Walters, Alexis Sims, Dorian McCorey, & More in Theatre Raleigh's DREAMGIRLS Directed by Lauren Kennedy
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2015

Catch the dream when Theatre Raleigh presents Dreamgirls at Kennedy Theatre tonight, July 8-26 (July 8 Preview Night, July 9 Opening Night). Don't miss this amazing production and the next installment of the Hot Summer Nights series. (more...)

Valerie Harper to Join Sally Struthers in NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT at Ogunquit PlayhouseValerie Harper to Join Sally Struthers in NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT at Ogunquit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2015

The Ogunquit Playhouse is thrilled to announce that star of stage, screen and television Valerie Harper will join the cast in the role of the wealthy and stylish Millicent Winter in the delightful Nice Work If You Can Get It on stage July 22 to August 15. Also joining the cast is two-time Emmy Award winner Sally Struthers as the Dutchess Estonia, a temperance enforcer who is set against a gang of bootleggers in this madcap musical comedy set during the Roaring Twenties. This brand-new musical written by Tony Award-winner Joe DiPietro is based on material by Guy Bolton and P. G. Wodehouse and was nominated in 2012 for 10 Tony Awards, winning two. This high-stepping Broadway musical recalls the golden age of American musicals, complete with extravagant dance numbers, glittering Broadway costumes and a treasure trove of George and Ira Gershwin's most beloved songs, including "But Not For Me," "Let's Call the Whole Thing Off," "I've Got a Crush on You" and "Someone to Watch Over Me." (more...)

Tony Nominee Sam Harris Set for Provincetown's Broadway Series, 7/24-25Tony Nominee Sam Harris Set for Provincetown's Broadway Series, 7/24-25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2015

Sam Harris, starred on Broadway in The Producers, Grease and The Life. He was also the first ever Grand Champion of TV's Star Search, and joins the star-studded lineup of Broadway @ The Art House on July 24 & 25 for two shows only at 7PM. This will be the first time that Harris is paired with Sirius XM Radio's Seth Rudetsky as interviewer and pianist. Given the pair have known each other for twenty years since the Broadway revival of Grease, the evening should prove to be hilariously entertaining and filled with incredible music. For tickets please visit www.ptownarthouse.com, or call 1-800-838-3006. (more...)

Photo Flash: Mandy Gonzalez & Seth Rudetsky Perform at French Woods Festival Summer CampPhoto Flash: Mandy Gonzalez & Seth Rudetsky Perform at French Woods Festival Summer Camp
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2015

Sirius XM Radio host & Broadway personality Seth Rudetsky paid a visit to renowned Catskill theater camp French Woods Festival of the Performing Arts this week. Broadway's Mandy Gonzalez joined Seth for an evening full of backstage stories and songs from her Broadway repertoire including Wicked & In The Heights. (more...)

ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK's Lea DeLaria Makes Art House Debut This MonthORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK's Lea DeLaria Makes Art House Debut This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

"Orange is the New Black" star Lea DeLaria will make her anticipated debut with the celebrated Broadway @ The Art House series in Provincetown, MA, produced by Mark Cortale, for two shows only on Saturday, July 11 and Sunday, July 12, with series host and SiriusXM radio star Seth Rudetsky at the piano. (more...)

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