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Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Greg Wood and More for A CHRISTMAS CAROL at McCarter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

McCarter Theatre Center has announced its reimagined production of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Directed by Adam Immerwahr, A Christmas Carol runs December 9 - 31 in the Matthews Theatre. Press opening is Saturday, Dec. 10. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Anthony Kearns of The Irish Tenors to Perform Special Holiday Concert on Long Island
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Anthony Kearns of the PBS super-group, The Irish Tenors, is giving a Christmas concert with accompanist David George and the St Joseph's Chamber Choir at Kings Park's St. Joseph's Church on Friday, December 2, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. (Ticket information below). (more...)

BWW Review: A Practically Perfect MARY POPPINS At The Engeman
by Melissa Giordano - Nov 30, 2016

Having a long run on Broadway from 2007 to 2013, it is safe to day that any incarnation of Mary Poppins will not disappoint even the most devoted fans. One thing is sure; this still remains one of the most popular tales to this day as confirmed by the enthusiastic, nearly sold out audience at the John W. Engeman Theatre in Northport. The iconic story's musical adaptation, now playing through January 1st at the gorgeous Long Island venue, features an exceptional and spirited cast. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Ruffians' BURNING BLUEBEARD Returns This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

The Ruffians are thrilled to announce the return of their critically acclaimed holiday hit, BURNING BLUEBEARD for three performances only, December 16, 17 & 18, 2016.  The fantastical tale inspired by Chicago's 1903 Iroquois Theatre celebrates the fifth anniversary of its creation at the theater where it was born, The Neo-Futurarium, 5153 N. Ashland Ave. in Chicago. Tickets go on Thursday, December 1, 2016 at   (more...)

#Ham4Ham is Back! Watch Live Tomorrow to Celebrate HAMILTON MIXTAPE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Attention HAMILTON fans! 'The Hamilton Mixtape' drops on December 2nd from Atlantic Records, featuring a collection of remixes, covers, and tracks inspired by the multi-Tony Award winning Broadway musical. Among the artists to be featured on the recording are Sia, Usher, Chance the Rapper, Busta Rhymes, Ben Folds, Regina Spektor, and Queen Latifah.  Now the show has announced that the album release will be celebrated with a live #Ham4Ham tomorrow (December 1) at 1PM. Check back tomorrow to watch live! (more...)

TONIGHT SHOW to Celebrate Release of 'Hamilton Mixtape' Next Week!
by TV News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

NBC has announced that on Monday, December 5th, THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON will celebrate the release of the highly anticipated 'Hamilton Mixtape.' (more...)

Casting Update for Dances Patrelle's 'The Yorkville Nutcracker'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Dances Patrelle presents The Yorkville Nutcracker from December 8-11, 2016 at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, E. 68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues, NYC. (more...)

Schedule Announced for 2017 Arizona Bach Festival
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Top instrumentalists and the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Quartet arrive in Phoenix to perform Bach masterpieces for Festival. (more...)

Further Cast Confirmed for THE WEDDING SINGER 2017 UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

A sparkling new production of The Wedding Singer, the hilarious musical based on the hit film, will tour the UK in 2017 opening on Friday 10 February at Leicester Curve. (more...)

Charlie Condou And Victoria Yeates Star in Arthur Miller's THE CRUCIBLE at Queen's Theatre Hornchurch and Major Tour
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Salem in the seventeenth century is a place where truth holds no currency, where fear is used as a political tool and where intruding threats are invented to explain current woes. (more...)

Jewish Women's Theatre Names Millennial Fellows
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Twelve talented millennial actors, writers, producers, and directors have been selected from a pool of nearly 50 applicants to take part in the Jewish Women's Theatre's (JWT) NEXT @ The Braid Arts Council, a new initiative made possible by a $150,000 Cutting Edge Grant from the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles (The Foundation), with $15,000 in additional funding recently awarded by the Erwin Rautenberg Foundation, which consults with The Foundation on its grantmaking. (more...)

BLADE Announces the Second Season of BLADEone, the First Scheduled Private Jet Service Between New York City and Miami
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016


BWW Interview: Veteran Actress MORGAN FAIRCHILD Continues to Cast a Spell in A CINDERELLA CHRISTMAS
by Don Grigware - Nov 28, 2016

Film and TV actress Morgan Fairchild needs no introduction. She has been working for the past 40+ years, always recognizable as the glamorous blonde vixen from such series as Flamingo Road, Paper Dolls and Falcon Crest, as well as the soap Search For Tomorrow. Now about ready to start rehearsals for the Lythgoe Family's Christmas Panto, called A Cinderella Christmas at the Pasadena Playhouse, bowing December 8, Fairchild took time out of her busy schedule to chat with us about the role she is playing and her career. Has she been happy or does she long to change her sexy image? (more...)

JACK and Lukumi Arts Present Jadele McPherson
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

In this monumental week in Cuban and Cuban-American history, singer/performer Jadele McPherson creates a musical and theatrical bridge connecting the Cuban-American experience of today with black liberation figures, conjurers and spiritual leaders from two hundred years ago. Scenes of a young Cuban-American woman discovering her own rebellious ancestry are swallowed by music, dance and ritual featuring some of the great dance and music artists this city has to offer, many coming out of Cuban and Haitian traditions, including Osvaldo "Bembesito" Lora, Val Jeanty, Maxine Montilus, Yomaira Gonzalez, Caridad Paisan Garbey, Daniel Gil, Hansel Vaillant, Miguelo Valdes, Charles Hart and Diosvany Valladares. Themes of black resistance - both historical and contemporary - swell in this colorful and immersive spectacle.  (more...)

BWW Review: AGNES MARTIN, Subtlety on a Grand Scale at the Guggenheim
by Patrick Kennedy - Nov 28, 2016

With its retrospective of a North American painter of grandeur and grace, the Guggenheim gives top billing to Agnes Martin and her finely-wrought abstractions. (more...)

Cyndi Lauper, Gavin DeGraw, Anthony Kearns & More Set for AMERICA SALUTES YOU Concert Honoring Veterans
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2016

World-renowned tenor Anthony Kearns joins a star-studded musical cast in 'America Salutes You,' a multi-platform broadcast celebrating active duty military, veterans, and veterans' causes. (more...)

Theatre Coup d'Etat to Present THE CRUCIBLE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2016

Winner of the 1953 Tony Award for Best Play, The Crucible tells the story of a community consumed by fear, hatred, and a lust for power. John Proctor, a well-respected farmer, ends an ill-fated affair with his servant, Abigail. Spurned by the rejection of her first love, Abigail rebels by meeting with other young women to dance and explore the occult in the woods. They are caught, and through their effort to avoid juvenile punishment, the young women are used as a pawns by the fear-mongering patriarchs of the village to steal property from other surrounding landowners like Proctor. Weaponizing biblical teachings, utilizing fear-based rhetoric, and abusing their own political power, the religious leaders drive the community into a panicked frenzy that ultimately condemns 19 innocent men and women to their death. (more...)

C. D. Adrian Pens THE ROSE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2016

Cloe D. Adrian has completed her new book 'The Rose': a heart-felt collection of poems following a girl's growing pains as she starts out with dating and ends with falling in love. (more...)

FIRST LISTEN: Ashanti's 'Helpless' ft. Ja Rule from HAMILTON Mixtape
by Stage Tube - Nov 25, 2016

HAMILTON creator Lin-Manuel Miranda gave us a little something more to be thankful for this Thanksgiving, releasing another track from the 'Hamilton Mixtape Album. Below, check out Ashanti's cover of 'Helpless', featuring Ja Rule!  (more...)

BWW Review: Steppenwolf's World Premiere of THE FUNDAMENTALS Takes A Cheeky, Entertaining Stab at Corporate Culture
by Rachel Weinberg - Nov 25, 2016

Erika Sheffer's witty and laugh-out-loud funny new play THE FUNDAMENTALS paints a bleak portrait of corporate culture within the New York location of a fictitious major hotel chain. Sheffer sets the tongue-in-cheek tone from the initial moments of the play, which opens with an overly polished film emphasizing the staff's important role in optimizing the guest experience. This hilarious, dry wit also extends to the natural and biting dialogue. (more...)

Photo Flash: A Little New Music's Return to the Catalina in Hollywood
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2016

A LITTLE NEW MUSIC returned to the Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood on Monday, November 14th at 8:30pm for another stellar showcase of emerging musical theater writers, featuring performers from Broadway and beyond. (more...)

ESPN to Provide Complete Coverage of NCAA Division I Football Championship
by TV News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

ESPN's exclusive coverage of the NCAA Division I Football Championship begins on Saturday, Nov. 26, with all eight games from campus sites. (more...)

Debby Boone Brings SWING THIS to the Suncoast Showroom
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

"You Light Up My Life" songstress and multi-talented entertainer Debby Boone will return to the Suncoast Showroom with "Swing This," her captivating new performance, on Dec. 9-10.   (more...)

TONY N' TINA'S WEDDING Extends Through Spring in the Windy City
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

Presented by the original New York producers, in conjunction with Chicago Theater Works, one of Chicago's longest running, smash hit shows, Tony n' Tina's Wedding, has been extended due to popular demand and will run through the end of April 2017. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Project Shaw Presents ALICE SIT-BY-THE-FIRE
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 22, 2016

Gingold Theatrical Group's Project Shaw, under the leadership of Artistic Director David Staller, continues its 11th Season with its 118th concert presentation with J.M. Barrie's Alice Sit-By-The-Fire, last night at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). (more...)

Kate Arrington to Join Original Stars in Off-Broadway Encore of THE WOLVES; Rush Policy Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

The Playwrights Realm has announced the complete cast of The Wolves, Sarah DeLappe's debut play. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Annalisa Leaming and More in MARY POPPINS at the Engeman
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

The John W. Engeman Theater presents MARY POPPINS, now through Saturday, December 31, 2016, starring Annalisa Leaming in the title role. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

CONCLAVE Set for Release by Alfred A. Knopf, Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

NEW YORK, Nov. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ While President-elect Trump continues to make controversial decisions about forming his new cabinet, so too, CNNreports,is Pope Francis facingcomparable decisions as he selects new cardinals. (more...)

Jasmine Cephas Jones, Megan Hilty, Adrienne Truscott and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances, running November 23 - December 4, 2016. Scroll down for details!  (more...)

Preston Truman Boyd Joins Cast of THE UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATER SOIREE at Feinstein's/54 Below 12/7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2016

Preston Truman Boyd (She Loves Me, Bullets Over Broadway, Big Fish) joins The 3rd Annual Ugly Christmas Sweater Soiree. (more...)

Initial Artist Lineup Revealed For Each Weekend of Electric Forest
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Today, Electric Forest (EF) revealed the initial artist lineup for the seventh annual music and camping festival in Rothbury, Michigan. For the first time in the festival's history, Electric Forest will span over two distinct weekends on June 22-June 25 and June 29-July 2, 2017. View the complete list of announced artists set to perform the First Weekend and Second Weekend HERE.  (more...)

Diana Murphy Nominated for Second Term as USGA President
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016


'Cerebral Sorcery' - Friday through Sunday Only
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

A mysterious box taunts two eccentric magicians. They must solve a series of curious riddles and metaphysical puzzles in order to unlock its secrets. (more...)

AN INSPECTOR CALLS Extended Until 25 March 2017
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Due to popular demand after returning to the West End, Stephen Daldry's multi award-winning production of JB Priestley's An Inspector Calls has been extended until 25th March 2017. (more...)

SCHOOL OF ROCK - THE MUSICAL Extends in the West End to April 2017
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Today, 18 November 2016, Andrew Lloyd Webber's West End production of School of Rock - The Musical announces the show will be extending booking at the New London Theatre to 9 April 2017. (more...)

Rob Rokicki and Amanda Flynn Join The 3rd Ugly Christmas Sweater Soiree at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

Rob Rokicki and Amanda Flynn Join The 3rd Ugly Christmas Sweater Soiree at Feinstein's/54 Below. (more...)

First Listen: Lin-Manuel Miranda Teams with Nas, Dave East and Aloe Blacc on 'I Wrote My Way Out'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

You need to wait for it no longer! Lin-Manuel Miranda announced this morning via Twitter that 'Wait for It' and 'Wrote My Way Out,' two tracks from the Hamilton Mixtape, will be released on iTunes on Friday at midnight in every time zone, and you can already check out the latter. (more...)

Willing to Wait for It? Lin-Manuel Miranda Announces Via Twitter that Two More Hamilton Mixtape Songs will be Released Friday
by Danielle Ashley - Nov 17, 2016

Are you willing to wait for it? You don't have to wait much longer to listen to two more songs from the Hamilton Mixtape! (more...)

First Listen: Usher Leaves His Mark on 'Wait For It' on THE HAMILTON MIXTAPE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

You need to wait for it no longer! Lin-Manuel Miranda announced this morning via Twitter that 'Wait for It' and 'Wrote My Way Out,' two tracks from the Hamilton Mixtape, will be released on iTunes on Friday at midnight in every time zone, and Broadway World is bringing you all the songs as they drop.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Erika Sheffer's THE FUNDAMENTALS at Steppenwolf Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Steppenwolf Theatre Company continues its 41st season with the Steppenwolf-commissioned world premiere production of Erika Sheffer's The Fundamentals, directed by ensemble member Yasen Peyankov, who also directed Sheffer's Russian Transport at Steppenwolf in 2014. The cast features ensemble membersAlana Arenas (Millie), Caroline Neff (Stellan) and Alan Wilder (Abe) with Audrey Francis (Eliza) and Armando Riesco (Lorenzo). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

(mostly)musicals Celebrates With (mostly) HOLIDAY in a New Location at Bar Fedora
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Following eight exciting editions at the E Spot Lounge, (mostly)musicals takes a detour downtown for their first show in the beautiful, intimate Bar Fedora at Au Lac! "We are so excited to be doing a holiday show again, our last was in 2014. (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld St. Petersburg Regional Awards Update - Jonathan Harrison, Scott Daniel Tied!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 2, 2016

Voting has opened for the 2016 BroadwayWorld South Bend Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2016. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

MARTIN LUTHER ON TRIAL Begins Tonight Off-Broadway at Fellowship for Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Performances begin tonight for the second production of Fellowship for Performing Arts' (FPA) 2016-17 New York season, MARTIN LUTHER ON TRIAL, presented at The Pearl Theatre (555 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Busby Berkeley Series to Kick Off This Month at Film Forum
by Movies News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

'BUSBY BERKELEY,' a nine-day festival spotlighting the early movie musical trailblazer famous for his eye-popping kaleidoscopic production numbers, will run at Film Forum from Wednesday, December 7 through Thursday, December 15. (more...)

Michael Feinstein, Norm Lewis, Annaleigh Ashford, and More this December at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

This December, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Rosemary Harris, Terrence McNally and More Slated for Edward Albee Memorial
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Friends and colleagues who will participate in the memorial to Edward Albee on Tuesday, December 6, at 1 p.m. at the August Wilson Theatre (245 W. 52 St.) in NYC, have been announced. (more...)

Tune In Alert: Check Back at 1PM for Live HAMILTON MIXTAPE #Ham4Ham!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016


FINIAN'S RAINBOW, Starring Melissa Errico, Extends Again at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Due to unprecedented demand, Irish Repertory Theatre announced today a second extension of FINIAN'S RAINBOW, which will now run through January 29, 2017. (more...)

American Lyric Theater and MasterVoices to Present 'InsightALT: The Life and Death(s) of Alan Turing'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

American Lyric Theater (ALT) in partnership with MasterVoices (formerly The Collegiate Chorale), presents The Life and Death(s) of Alan Turingon on January 12, 2017 at 7:30pm in the Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center, 129 W 67th Street, New York City. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsals for GATSBY Starring Cressida Bonas
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

'Downstairs' at Leicester Square Theatre is transformed into a speakeasy where the Jazz age is in full swing and, two years after the events of the book, a haunted Meyer Wolfshiem is forced down memory lane by a mysterious young woman asking after Gatsby. (more...)

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