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Fosse is a three-act musical revue showcasing the choreography of Bob Fosse. After 21 previews, the original Broadway production, conceived and directed by Richard Maltby, Jr. and Ann Reinking and choreographed by Reinking and Chet Walker, opened on January 14, 1999 at the Broadhurst Theatre, where it ran for 1093 performances.


NewArts: Newtown Musicals Opens 3rd Season with LIBERTY SMITH TonightNewArts: Newtown Musicals Opens 3rd Season with LIBERTY SMITH Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

NewArts: Newtown Musicals opens its 3rd season tonight with the Connecticut premiere of Liberty Smith, a hysterical and historical new musical written by Michael Weiner, Eric Cohen, Marc Madnick and Adam Abraham. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Carolann M. Sanita, German Alexander and More in Rehearsals for WEST SIDE STORY at Music CircusPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at Carolann M. Sanita, German Alexander and More in Rehearsals for WEST SIDE STORY at Music Circus
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

With a cast featuring Music Circus audience favorites and Broadway veterans, several of which have performed in the show on Broadway and on tour, West Side Story, the fifth production in the 65th Music Circus season, celebrates Broadway at its greatest. Performances are Tuesday, August 4 through Sunday, August 9 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion.  Check out a sneak peek at rehearsals below! (more...)

Broadway's CHICAGO Will Welcome Amy Spanger & Carly Hughes Back to the Cell BlockBroadway's CHICAGO Will Welcome Amy Spanger & Carly Hughes Back to the Cell Block
by Tyler Peterson - Jul 30, 2015

This August, CHICAGO will welcome two of its top leading ladies back to the cell block. (more...)

BWW Reviews: SWEET CHARITY at WaterTower TheatreBWW Reviews: SWEET CHARITY at WaterTower Theatre
by Kyle West - Jul 29, 2015

Over in Addison, WaterTown Theatre has had a nearly invincible season. With stellar performances of BONNIE AND CLYDE, ALL MY SONS, and even the new work THE SPARK, the past ten months have been exciting and successful for the first-rate group. As their season finale, however, SWEET CHARITY fails to live up to WaterTower's well-deserved reputation. (more...)

PIPPIN National Tour Coming to Seattle, 8/16-23PIPPIN National Tour Coming to Seattle, 8/16-23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

PIPPIN will play Seattle's Paramount Theatre from August 16 - August 23, 2015. Tickets are available on-line at stgpresents.org and tickets.com, by calling 877-STG-4TIX (784-4849) or in person at select Ticketmaster locations and at The Paramount Theatre Box Office (Monday through Friday, 10am to 6pm). (more...)

BWW Interviews: PIPPIN's Sam LipsBWW Interviews: PIPPIN's Sam Lips
by Jillian Weimer - Jul 29, 2015

Sam Lips, star of the national tour PIPPIN talks about getting started in the business, life on tour, and how the role has changed his life. (more...)

WEST SIDE STORY, Starring Justin Matthew Sargent and Carolann M. Sanita, to Open at Music Circus Next MonthWEST SIDE STORY, Starring Justin Matthew Sargent and Carolann M. Sanita, to Open at Music Circus Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

With a cast featuring Music Circus audience favorites and Broadway veterans, several of which have performed in the show on Broadway and on tour, West Side Story, the fifth production in the 65th Music Circus season, celebrates Broadway at its greatest. Performances are Tuesday, August 4 through Sunday, August 9 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. (more...)

Roger Rees Memorial Set for September 21 at The New Amsterdam TheatreRoger Rees Memorial Set for September 21 at The New Amsterdam Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2015

A memorial celebration of his life, which will be open to the public, has now been set for Monday, September 21, 2015 at 1pm at The New Amsterdam Theatre, currently home to Disney's ALADDIN.  (more...)

Juan Francisco Villa's DON CHIPOTLE to Make World Premiere at the Storefront Theater Next MonthJuan Francisco Villa's DON CHIPOTLE to Make World Premiere at the Storefront Theater Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2015

terraNOVA Collective and The Playground Theater, in association with the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, are pleased to announce the world premiere of DON CHIPOTLE by Juan Francisco Villa (Empanada for a Dream), directed by Jo Cattell. A new Latino superhero is born in this epic coming-of-age adventure, told through theatre, puppetry, animation, music and a children's choir. DON CHIPOTLE will play August 25 - September 27, 2015 at the Storefront Theater, 66 E. Randolph St. in Chicago.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Sally Mayes and More in Harbor Lights' GYPSYPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at Sally Mayes and More in Harbor Lights' GYPSY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2015

The Harbor Lights Theater Company (Harbor Lights), Staten Island's only professional Equity Theater Company, led by Founders and Artistic Directors Tamara Jenkins and Jay Montgomery, is pleased to announce a cast that includes not only Broadway veterans and Tony and Emmy nominees, but also many Staten Islanders.  Check out a sneak peek below! (more...)

Tickets to PIPPIN at Orpheum Theatre on Sale 7/31Tickets to PIPPIN at Orpheum Theatre on Sale 7/31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2015

PIPPIN will play a limited engagement at The Orpheum Theatre in Memphis, TN November 17 - 22. Tickets for PIPPIN will go on sale to the public Friday, July 31st at 10:00 AM and will be available for purchase online at the official Orpheum Theatre website, www.orpheum-memphis.com, The Orpheum Box Office (901.525.3000), the ticket counter at The Booksellers at Laurelwood, and all Ticketmaster centers (901.743.ARTS).  (more...)

BWW Previews: Stage Diva Claudia Raia Celebrates Her 3 Decades of Carreer With the Show 'Raia 30 – O Musical'.BWW Previews: Stage Diva Claudia Raia Celebrates Her 3 Decades of Carreer With the Show 'Raia 30 – O Musical'.
by Claudio Erlichman - Jul 22, 2015

Directed by Jose Possi Neto and text by Miguel Falabella, this production celebrates the professional career of the star in theater and television. (more...)

VIDEO: Brandy Norwood Talks Broadway Debut, Singing in the Subway & More on 'Today'VIDEO: Brandy Norwood Talks Broadway Debut, Singing in the Subway & More on 'Today'
by TV News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

Brandy Norwood, who currently stars as Roxie Hart in Broadway's Chicago, appeared on NBC's TODAY to talk about appearing in the long-running musical. 'I stepped on that stage and my entire life changed,' says the Grammy winner. (more...)

PHOTO: First Look at Rumor Willis as CHICAGO's Roxie HartPHOTO: First Look at Rumor Willis as CHICAGO's Roxie Hart
by TV News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

The 'Dancing With the Stars' champion will make her Broadway debut in the iconic role beginning Tuesday, August 18, 2015. (more...)

Photo Flash: 2015 Fire Island Dance Festival Breaks Records with Nearly $545K RaisedPhoto Flash: 2015 Fire Island Dance Festival Breaks Records with Nearly $545K Raised
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

Fire Island Dance Festival returned for its 21st edition July 17-19, 2015, with some of the most talked-about world-class dance companies, raising a record-breaking $544,555 for Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. The festival, performed outdoors on the picture-perfect shores of the Great South Bay in Fire Island Pines, included the world premieres of five works. Scroll down for photos from the performances! (more...)

Harbor Lights Changes Matinee Schedule for GYPSYHarbor Lights Changes Matinee Schedule for GYPSY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2015

The Harbor Lights Theater Company (Harbor Lights), Staten Island's only professional Equity Theater Company, led by Founders and Artistic Directors Tamara Jenkins and Jay Montgomery, is pleased to announce a special Family Discount- bring a family of 4 and get one kid free - for the Saturday matinee performances of GYPSY on August 8th at 2 p.m. at the Historic St. George Theatre, Staten Island. (more...)

SWEET CHARITY, CREEP and More Coming Up at WaterTower TheatreSWEET CHARITY, CREEP and More Coming Up at WaterTower Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2015

WaterTower Theatre has announced its upcoming events, July - October 2015. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Harbor Lights Theater's GYPSY Starring Sally MayesPhoto Flash: First Look at Harbor Lights Theater's GYPSY Starring Sally Mayes
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2015

The Harbor Lights Theater Company (Harbor Lights), Staten Island's only professional Equity Theater Company, led by Founders and Artistic Directors Tamara Jenkins and Jay Montgomery, is pleased to announce a cast that includes not only Broadway veterans and Tony and Emmy nominees, but also many Staten Islanders. Check out a first look below! (more...)

NYMT Presents Original Musical, Plus SWEET CHARITY and PENDRAGONNYMT Presents Original Musical, Plus SWEET CHARITY and PENDRAGON
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2015

This summer the NYMT is presenting three major productions, including a new commission from the exciting young musical theatre writing partnership, Jake Brunger and Pippa Cleary. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Take a Look at GYPSY Rehearsals, Starring Sally MayesSTAGE TUBE: Take a Look at GYPSY Rehearsals, Starring Sally Mayes
by Stage Tube - Aug 8, 2015

The Harbor Lights Theater Company, Staten Island's only professional Equity Theater Company, led by Founders and Artistic Directors Tamara Jenkins and Jay Montgomery, welcomes a cast of Broadway veterans and Tony and Emmy nominees, as well as many Staten Islanders, for GYPSY. Below, check out rehearsal footage from the show! (more...)

Sally Mayes Stars as 'Mama Rose' in Harbor Lights' GYPSY, Opening TonightSally Mayes Stars as 'Mama Rose' in Harbor Lights' GYPSY, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2015

The Harbor Lights Theater Company (Harbor Lights), Staten Island's only professional Equity Theater Company, led by Founders and Artistic Directors Tamara Jenkins and Jay Montgomery, welcomes a cast of Broadway veterans and Tony and Emmy nominees, as well as many Staten Islanders, for GYPSY, opening tonight, August 7th, and running two weekends through August 16th in an exciting new partnership with the historic St. George Theater in Staten Island. (more...)

Rumer Willis' CHICAGO Debut Pushed Back Due to Foot Injury; Amy Spanger & Dylis Croman Step InRumer Willis' CHICAGO Debut Pushed Back Due to Foot Injury; Amy Spanger & Dylis Croman Step In
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2015

The producers of Chicago have announced that actress and "Dancing with the Stars" winner Rumer Willis will now make her Broadway debut as Roxie Hart on Monday, September 14. The change in her start date was made to allow her the necessary time to fully recover from multiple stress fractures to her foot that requires further rehabilitation. She will now play a 7-week limited engagement at the Ambassador Theatre (219 W. 49th St., NYC) through Sunday, November 1, 2015. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Highlights of WEST SIDE STORY at Music Circus - Justin Matthew Sargent, Carolann M. Sanita and More!STAGE TUBE: First Look at Highlights of WEST SIDE STORY at Music Circus - Justin Matthew Sargent, Carolann M. Sanita and More!
by Stage Tube - Aug 7, 2015

With a cast featuring Music Circus audience favorites and Broadway veterans, several of which have performed in the show on Broadway and on tour, West Side Story, the fifth production in the 65th Music Circus season, celebrates Broadway at its greatest. Performances run August 4 through Sunday, August 9 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Justin Matthew Sargent, Carolann M. Sanita and More in WEST SIDE STORY at Music CircusPhoto Flash: First Look at Justin Matthew Sargent, Carolann M. Sanita and More in WEST SIDE STORY at Music Circus
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2015

With a cast featuring Music Circus audience favorites and Broadway veterans, several of which have performed in the show on Broadway and on tour, West Side Story, the fifth production in the 65th Music Circus season, celebrates Broadway at its greatest. Performances run August 4 through Sunday, August 9 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion.  BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Centenary Stage Company Now Accepting Enrollment for Conservatory of DanceCentenary Stage Company Now Accepting Enrollment for Conservatory of Dance
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2015

The professional Centenary Stage Company (CSC) is accepting enrollment into their Dance Conservatory courses for the fall semester. (more...)

Broadway's CHICAGO Welcomes Amy Spanger Back to the Cell Block TonightBroadway's CHICAGO Welcomes Amy Spanger Back to the Cell Block Tonight
by Tyler Peterson - Aug 4, 2015

This month, CHICAGO is welcoming two of its top leading ladies back to the cell block. The first is Amy Spanger, who will return to the Ambassador Theatre for a limited engagement in Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse's record-breaking musical beginning tonight, August 4.  (more...)

Maureen McGovern to Play George Street Playhouse, 9/16Maureen McGovern to Play George Street Playhouse, 9/16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2015

George Street Playhouse announced today that award-winning vocalist MAUREEN McGOVERN will make a special appearance at the New Brunswick theatre on Wednesday, September 16 at 8pm.  Joined on stage by her music director JEFF HARRIS, Ms. McGovern will offer selections from her newest show and upcoming CD, Sing, My Sisters, Sing! (more...)

Company C Contemporary Ballet to Premiere ARCANE: A TALE OF ALL HALLOWS' EVE, 10/24Company C Contemporary Ballet to Premiere ARCANE: A TALE OF ALL HALLOWS' EVE, 10/24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2015

San Francisco, CA, August 4, 2015 – Artistic Director and choreographer Charles Anderson's award-winning Company C Contemporary Ballet will present the world premiere of his new, evening-length story ballet, Arcane: A Tale of All Hallows' Eve in seven performances October 24-31 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco. The production features an original story and choreography by Anderson, a commissioned musical score by Mike Krisukas of Zen for Primates, steam punk-inspired set and lighting designs by Patrick Toebe and the costumes by Laura Hazlet and will be performed by a company of 16 dancers, 9 musicians and narrator. Performances will be given Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 7:00 pm; Sunday, October 25, 2015 at 1:00 pm; Sunday, October 25, 2015 at 7:00 pm; Friday, October 30, 2015 at 11:00 am; Friday, October 30, 2015 at 8:00 pm; Saturday, October 31, 2015 at 1:00 pm and Saturday, October 31, 2015 at 7:00 pm. There will be receptions for the audience and artists after the opening night and closing night performances with no-host bar. Tickets are priced $25-$55 and may be purchased at http://www.CityBoxOffice.com/CompanyC. For more information, visit www.companycballet.org . (more...)

BWW Interview - Todrick Hall Talks New MTV Series, Dream Broadway Role & Writing His Own MusicalBWW Interview - Todrick Hall Talks New MTV Series, Dream Broadway Role & Writing His Own Musical
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 30, 2015

Hall speaks exclusively with BWW about his exciting new MTV series, his dream Broadway role and why he 'absolutely, 150%' wants to return to the Great White Way in the near future! (more...)

Nashville Rep to Host Season Launch Party, 8/20Nashville Rep to Host Season Launch Party, 8/20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2015

Nashville Repertory Theatre is ready to get the 2015-16 season underway. And what better way to start things off than with a party at Emma Bistro on August 20, 2015. (more...)

BWW Blog: A Clevelander's View of the Shaw Festival 2015BWW Blog: A Clevelander's View of the Shaw Festival 2015
by Roy Berko - Aug 3, 2015

Jackie Maxwell, the Shaw Festival's Artistic Director, states, 'I have always found that theatre is at its best when the audience spans several generations - a guarantee that the story being told on stage is being taken in and reacted to in a variety of ways, enriching the experience for all.' (more...)

BWW Review: Mark Nadler Launches New York Cabaret's Greatest Hits Series at Metropolitan Room In Tempestuous, Hilarious, Whip-Smart StyleBWW Review: Mark Nadler Launches New York Cabaret's Greatest Hits Series at Metropolitan Room In Tempestuous, Hilarious, Whip-Smart Style
by Alix Cohen - Aug 29, 2015

Back in January, BroadwayWorld's lead cabaret reviewer Stephen Hanks announced he was giving up critiquing shows to start his own company, Cabaret Life Productions, through which he would publicize, promote, and help book cabaret performers, and also produce cabaret shows. Hanks' first major production out of the box is a monthly series at the Metropolitan Room called New York Cabaret's Greatest Hits, that features talented artists recreating award-winning or highly-praised shows we wish we'd seen--a really good idea. Hanks' series launched Wednesday night with Mark Nadler's award-winning 2003 show Tschaikowsky (And Other Russians). The Metropolitan Room was filled to the gills and abuzz with anticipation, as most of the audience was only familiar with the show's second-hand praise and/or the CD version of Nadler's performance. (more...)

BWW Review: There is Magic in PIPPINBWW Review: There is Magic in PIPPIN
by E.H. Reiter - Aug 28, 2015

PIPPIN is playing at the San Diego Civic Theatre through Sunday, August 30th. For shoetimes and ticket information go to www.Broadwaysd.com (more...)

Kenny Ortega to be Honored at Pasadena Playhouse's Diversity Project BenefitKenny Ortega to be Honored at Pasadena Playhouse's Diversity Project Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

The Pasadena Playhouse (Sheldon Epps, Artistic Director) announced today that legendary director, choreographer and producer Kenny Ortega will be the 2015 Diversity Award Artistic Honoree, and Abel Ramirez, founder of Pasadena's El Portal Restaurant and business and cultural leader of the Pasadena community, will be the Community Honoree at the 9th Annual Pasadena Playhouse's Wells Fargo Theatrical Diversity Project fundraising benefit on Sunday, September 13, 2015, in honor of the opening of Josefina Lopez's Real Women Have Curves. (more...)

BWW Interview: Charlotte O'Sullivan Brings Acrobatics to PIPPINBWW Interview: Charlotte O'Sullivan Brings Acrobatics to PIPPIN
by E.H. Reiter - Aug 27, 2015

Charlotte O'Sullivan brings acrobatic grace and aa little bit of flying to the story of PIPPIN, now playing at the San Diego Civic Theatre through Sunday, Aufgust 30th. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 8/27/15- CHICAGOSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 8/27/15- CHICAGO
by Stage Tube - Aug 27, 2015

Today in 1977, Chicago closed at the 46th Street Theatre (now the Richard Rodgers Theatre), where it ran for 936 performances. Chicago is a musical set in Prohibition-era Chicago, with music is by John Kander with lyrics by Fred Ebb and a book by Ebb and Bob Fosse. Chicago's 1996 Broadway revival holds the record for the longest-running musical revival on Broadway and is its fourth longest-running show. (more...)

MASSAN Star Charlotte Kate Fox to Make Broadway Debut in CHICAGO This FallMASSAN Star Charlotte Kate Fox to Make Broadway Debut in CHICAGO This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

BroadwayWorld has confirmed that the Broadway company of the Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical Chicago will welcome Charlotte Kate Fox, the American-born star of the popular NHK TV series 'Massan,' making her Broadway debut in the role of Roxie Hart for 16 performances only, November 2 to November 15, 2015 at the Ambassador Theatre (219 W. 49th St., NYC). (more...)

BWW Blog: Nick Dalton of Transcendence Theatre - Rhythm Of LifeBWW Blog: Nick Dalton of Transcendence Theatre - Rhythm Of Life
by Guest Blogger: Nick Dalton - Aug 21, 2015

We did it! We opened the 'Rhythm of Life' in Jack London State Park and the musical 'Hamilton' opened on Broadway. (more...)

Full Cast Set for THE BANDSTAND Starry World Premiere at Paper Mill PlayhouseFull Cast Set for THE BANDSTAND Starry World Premiere at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

Paper Mill Playhouse will open its 2015-2016 season with the world premiere musical The Bandstand. As previously announced, Tony Award nominee Laura Osnes (Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella, Bonnie and Clyde), Corey Cott (Newsies, Gigi) and Tony Award winner Beth Leavel (The Drowsy Chaperone, 42nd Street) will star in The Bandstand. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 8/21; AVENUE Q at Seacoast Rep, OUR TOWN in Cleveland and More!Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 8/21; AVENUE Q at Seacoast Rep, OUR TOWN in Cleveland and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 21, 2015

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in New Hampshire, Cleveland, Melbourne and more.  Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include AVENUE Q at Seacoast Rep, OUR TOWN in Cleveland, and NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT in Melbourne, just to name a few. (more...)

BWW Interview: Sabrina Harper Kicks High in PIPPINBWW Interview: Sabrina Harper Kicks High in PIPPIN
by Erica Miner - Aug 18, 2015

Harper will contribute her high-kicking talents to the acclaimed National Touring production (more...)

BWW Review: Paramount's PIPPIN Shines with a Dark Sexy CircusBWW Review: Paramount's PIPPIN Shines with a Dark Sexy Circus
by Jay Irwin - Aug 17, 2015

Stephen Schwartz's "Pippin" is one of those under appreciated musicals. It definitely has its problems but if done well it can deliver the goods. Well, the current tour of the recent Broadway run certainly delivers those goods. Not only does it retain the dark edginess of the story but it's also infused with thrilling circus routines that make it a crowd pleaser on many levels. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 8/16/2015Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 8/16/2015
by BWW - Aug 16, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/16/2015 for Seattle (more...)

Tickets to PIPPIN at Aronoff Center on Sale 8/21Tickets to PIPPIN at Aronoff Center on Sale 8/21
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2015

PIPPIN will play the Aronoff Center, October 13-18, 2015 as part of the 2015-2016 Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Cincinnati Season presented by TriHealth. Tickets will be on sale Friday, August 21 at 9AM at the Aronoff Center Box Office downtown at 650 Walnut Street, online at CincinnatiArts.org or by phone at 513.621.ARTS. Group orders of ten or more may be placed by calling 513.369.4363. (more...)

Palo Alto Players to Stage CHICAGO This SeptemberPalo Alto Players to Stage CHICAGO This September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2015

Palo Alto Payers, the Peninsula's first theatre company, presents CHICAGO, a brilliant musical satire that brings you the razzle­dazzle music of vaudeville, show­stopping dance numbers - and all that jazz! Written by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, with music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and based on the play by Maurine Dallas Watkins, CHICAGO is the winner of six Tony Awards. CHICAGO will play for 11 performances, September 11-27, 2015 at the Lucie Stern Theater located at 1305 Middlefield Road in Palo Alto. (more...)

IN DENIAL to Play San Francisco Fringe, 9/11-23IN DENIAL to Play San Francisco Fringe, 9/11-23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2015

Motion Pictures Collective will present IN DENIAL, a play about a clown who's dream is to be a Broadway superstar or Hollywood starlet as skinny and famous as pregnant Angelina Jolie as part of the 16-day San Francisco Fringe Festival (September 11 through 26, 2015). IN DENIAL plays September 11th, 13th, 17th, 19th, and 23rd at EXIT Theatre (156 Eddy Street). (more...)

CLOSER THAN EVER, VANYA AND SONIA, SHIPWRECKED! & More Set for International City Theatre's 2016 SeasonCLOSER THAN EVER, VANYA AND SONIA, SHIPWRECKED! & More Set for International City Theatre's 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

International City Theatre has announced a season of five critically acclaimed plays by six multiple award-winning writers for 2016. The company's 31st season launches on Feb. 12 at the Long Beach Performing Arts Center. (more...)

SOUND OFF Special Edition: CHICAGO's Roxie Is The Name On Everybody's Lips! Who Should Be Given A Shot Next?SOUND OFF Special Edition: CHICAGO's Roxie Is The Name On Everybody's Lips! Who Should Be Given A Shot Next?
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 12, 2015

The replacement star. One of the trickiest and most problematic facets of any production facing an enterprising producer and director is casting a fitting replacement, particularly for a star role. Of course, John Kander and Fred Ebb's vaudeville-based performance opportunity extravaganza CHICAGO allows for a copious amount of star turns, so the likely candidates for filling the famous shoes of the roles of Roxie, Velma, Billy Flynn and Matron Mama Morton are nearly overwhelming to consider. Furthermore, August 8 marked the momentous day in Broadway history when legendary Broadway and Hollywood superstar Liza Minnelli famously stepped in for an ailing Gwen Verdon in the original Bob Fosse production of CHICAGO on Broadway. Now, with notable pop star Brandy Norwood as the current Roxie and reality competition show standout Rumer Willis poised to take over in early September giving a slew of fresh buzz to one of Broadway's longest-running musicals of all time, the 1996 revival of CHICAGO, now is an ideal time to consider some familiar faces who have excelled in the role in the past and could continue the tradition and keep the momentum going for a production that has now played nearly 8,000 performances on the Great White Way. Time may have marched on, but these ladies certainly still have the stuff! (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE MUSICAL OF MUSICALS (THE MUSICAL!) at West Valley PlayhouseBWW Reviews: THE MUSICAL OF MUSICALS (THE MUSICAL!) at West Valley Playhouse
by Cary Ginell - Aug 10, 2015

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BW Interviews: Jessica Lee Goldyn: This Business Chooses YouBW Interviews: Jessica Lee Goldyn: This Business Chooses You
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Aug 10, 2015

'You really don't choose this business; it chooses you,' Jessica Lee Goldyn says of her becoming a professional dancer and actress while still in her teens. That bright career which has taken her to Broadway and around the country performing in musical theatre now brings her to Brunswick, Maine, to reprise the role of Elizabeth in Mel Brooks' Young Frankenstein, which opened at Maine State Music Theatre August 6th. The role of Frederick Frankenstein's glamorous and fickle wife has been tailored to her extraordinary dancing abilities by director Marc Robin, and, as she tells Broadway World a few days before opening, she is enjoying the experience enormously! (more...)

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