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Mitzi E. Newhouse Theatre (New York, NY)
150 West 65th St. at Broadway

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Josh Rhodes and More to Take Part in GUYS AND DOLLS Panel at Asolo Rep
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

Asolo Rep presents the first Inside Asolo Rep of the season today, November 9 at 11am. This insightful panel discussion will feature GUYS AND DOLLS Director Josh Rhodes, Lighting Designer Paul Miller and Set Designer Lee Savage. The artists will share their creative processes and what it takes to bring this iconic masterpiece to life. (more...)

Asolo Rep to Host GUYS AND DOLLS Family Day Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

GUYS AND DOLLS Family Day, a special matinee performance, offers theatre-loving families an affordable way to see this glorious musical. Travel back in time to the Big Apple, and explore some of the most exciting music and unforgettable characters the American theatre has to offer. Before the show, take part in a sing-a-long, model a costume, or try your luck in a game of chance. (more...)

S. Thomas Liston Releases THE KINGSTON KINGPINS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

S. Thomas Liston, an author and journalist, has completed his new book 'The Kingston Kingpins': a gripping and potent work detailing the life of one of the most powerful Gangsters in history, and the devastating effect he had on the lives of many. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

It is the holiday season and time once again at The Home For Wayward Girls and Fallen Women for the annual viewing of Cherry's favorite TV show: The Star Wars Holiday Special! Join us for a night of Star Wars themed burlesque acts and clips from the actual 1978 fiasco. George Lucas has reportedly said: 'If I had the time and a sledgehammer, I would track down every copy of that show and smash it.' We are so proud to own a copy! (more...)

THE DROWSY CHAPERONE Opens Cal State Fullerton on 11/18
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

Cal State Fullerton's production of The Drowsy Chaperone with Music and Lyrics by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison and Book by Bob Martin and Don McKellar is directed by Sarah Ripper, choreographed by William F. Lett, with musical direction by Mitchell Hanlon. Performances will be held in the Little Theatre, November 18-December 11, 2016. (more...)

Beth Leavel, Jared Zirilli & More Will Take Part in CAPONE Reading
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Caiola Productions is pleased to announce a private reading of the new musical CAPONE. CAPONE stars Danny Aiello with book, music and lyrics by Robert Mitchell and directed by Alexander Dinelaris. The reading will be this Friday, November 18th. (more...)

Windham High School Presents KISS ME, KATE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

What do you get when you combine Shakespeare's 'Taming of the Shrew' with Cole Porter's makes-you-wanna-get-up-and-dance music? You get Kiss Me, Kate the first musical to win a Tony Award! Kiss Me, Kate is the story of a troupe of traveling actors who are performing Shakespeare's 'Taming of the Shrew' but things get complicated when the backstage drama of their personal lives creeps into the action. (more...)

VIDEO: Netflix Shares First Look at Part Two of THE GET DOWN
by TV News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Part Two of THE GET DOWN picks up in 1978, one year after the events of Part One. The sweeping upheaval of late 70s New York City finds an as-yet-unnamed new pop cultural force striking a new beat in the Bronx, while disco still reigns supreme. (more...)

Randy Sharp to Direct Sidney Kingsley's DEAD END at Axis Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Axis Company is pleased to announce that Randy Sharp, who has won acclaim for directing Edgar Oliver's celebrated trilogy of solo performances charting his life in New York City, will stage a new production of Dead End, Sidney Kingsley's seminal play about kids growing on the streets of the City during the Great Depression. (more...)

Park City Institute to Host Evening of Mischief and Merriment at Saints & Sinners Ball
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2017

Prepare for an evening of mischief, mayhem and merriment, as the sixth annual Saints & Sinners Ball entices all heroes, Gangsters, despots, angels, villains, cherubs… to gather at St. Regis Deer Valley for a delightful soiree on St. Patrick's Day, Friday, March 17. Proceeds from this celebration benefit Park City Institute's Student Outreach Program. The revelry begins at 6 p.m. Dressing the part is encouraged, but not required. (more...)

Donmar Warehouse Announces Full Casting for THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI Starring Lenny Henry
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

The Donmar Warehouse today announces full casting for Bruce Norris' new translation of Bertolt Brecht's satirical masterpiece The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, directed by Simon Evans with design by Peter McKintosh. (more...)

Hell in a Handbag Productions Presents LADY X – A MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Hell in a Handbag Productions is pleased to open its 15th season with the world premiere of LADY X - A MUSICAL, a shocking expose ripped from the headlines of yesteryear, playing from April 21 - June 10, 2017 at Mary's Attic, 5400 N. Clark St. in Chicago. Single tickets and season subscriptions are currently available at or by calling (800) 838-3006. (more...)

BWW TV: Take a Trip Back in Time with Highlights from Encores! THE NEW YORKERS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 22, 2017

Next up at Encores! is a lost gem- The New Yorkers, Cole Porter's 1930 Prohibition lark. The New Yorkers will star Cyrille Aimée, Clyde Alves, Todd Buonopane, Arnie Burton, Kevin Chamberlin, Mylinda Hull, Robyn Hurder, Byron Jennings, Eddie Korbich, Tam Mutu, Jeffrey Schecter, Scarlett Strallen, Tyler Lansing Weaks and Ruth Williamson. (more...)

Theatre Under the Stars Announces Supercalifragilistic 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS) injects a delightful dose of magical entertainment into summer with Mary Poppins & The Drowsy Chaperone, running July 7 - August 19, 2017 (performances alternate evenings) at Stanley Park's picturesque Malkin Bowl. (more...)

BWW Review: THE DROWSY CHAPERONE at Theatre Baton Rouge
by Tara Bennett - Mar 17, 2017

Flawless production makes Drowsy Chaperone a must-see hit (more...)

BWW TV: THE NEW YORKERS Cast Goes Into Their Dance at Encores! Rehearsal- Meet the Company!
by TV - Press Previews - Mar 16, 2017

Next up at Encores! is a lost gem- The New Yorkers, Cole Porter's 1930 Prohibition lark. The New Yorkers will star Cyrille Aimee, Clyde Alves, Todd Buonopane, Arnie Burton, Kevin Chamberlin, Mylinda Hull, Robyn Hurder, Byron Jennings, Eddie Korbich, Tam Mutu, Jeffrey Schecter, Scarlett Strallen, Tyler Lansing Weaks and Ruth Williamson. (more...)

BWW Review: THE DROWSY CHAPERONE at Desert Theatreworks is Rip-Roaringly Funny
by Audrey Liebross - Mar 16, 2017

Desert Theatreworks (DTW) is currently presenting a howlingly funny, expert production of the musical farce THE DROWSY CHAPERONE, featuring brilliant performances and direction, and nonstop lunacy. (more...)

SMT Finishes 39th Season with Cole Porter Classic KISS ME KATE!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Seattle Musical Theatre, Seattle's longest-running musical theatre company, ends its 39th season with the Cole Porter classic, Kiss Me Kate!. The show runs from April 7th through April 30th; Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm, Sundays at 2pm, and a special Thursday performance on April 27th at 7:30pm. (more...)

Barry Swift and Soncerea Swift Release IN GOD WE TRUST
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

'In God We Trust - Money, Power, Government, and Gangsters': a captivating and insightful study for those who seek the truth about the issues so many struggle with. 'In God We Trust - Money, Power, Government, and Gangsters' is the creation of published author, Barry Swift and Soncerea Swift, whose background in the financial services industry provided the knowledge, and whose passion for knowing the truth spearheaded the title and contents. (more...)

Shakespeare, Disney, Kushner, Larson and More Slated for NKU's 2017-18 Theatre & Dance Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Northern Kentucky University | School of the Arts | Program of Theatre and Dance is excited to announce its 2017-18 academic season. (more...)

BWW Preview: THE DROWSY CHAPERONE at Theatre Baton Rouge
by Tara Bennett - Mar 10, 2017

If you are looking for a lighthearted evening of theatre that manages to keep you laughing the entire night, then Theatre Baton Rouge's production of "THE DROWSY CHAPERONE" certainly fits the bill. (more...)

BWW Review: Scottsdale Musical Theatre Company Presents GUYS AND DOLLS
by Herbert Paine - Jan 8, 2017

In the seasoned hands of Scottsdale Musical Theater Company's Founder and Executive Producer, David Hock, GUYS AND DOLLS is a fully enjoyable and light-hearted romp through the parallel flings between two guys ~ Nathan Detroit (Alex Gonzalez) and Sky Masterson (Matt Newhard) ~ and two dolls ~ Adelaide (Liora Danine) and Sister Sarah Brown (Lauren Koeritzer). (more...)

Tickets on Sale for Totem Pole Playhouse's Summer 2017 Season, Featuring DRIVING MISS DAISY and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

Totem Pole Playhouse, Pennsylvania's premiere summer theatre, located in Caledonia State Park between Gettysburg and Chambersburg, PA, has announced that season tickets are now on sale for the theatre's 67th summer season, sponsored by the Franklin County Visitors Bureau. (more...)

THE SECRET GARDEN, BRIGHT STAR and More Slated for TUTS' 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Building upon the artistic acclaim of the of 2016-17 Season and reaffirming the commitment to bring "more theatre to more people", Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) announced today a dynamic 2017-18 Season; celebrating the prismatic and perennial impact of musical theatre. (more...)

Taylor Hicks, M. Ward, Paula Cole and More Coming Up at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces American Idol winner Taylor Hicks, two solo performances by M. Ward of She & Him and Monsters of Folk, Grammy Award winner Paula Cole ("I Don't Want to Wait") and more. (more...)

Black Comedy THE WIVES OF OTHERS to Play the OSO Arts Centre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Next week, running from the 24th-28th January, OSO Arts Centre in Barnes is hosting acclaimed black comedy THE WIVES OF OTHERS, fresh from a hit run at the Edinburgh Fringe. (more...)

Craig Zadan, Neil Meron to Develop 'Cotton Club' Musical Event Series for FOX; Kenny Leon to Direct
by TV News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

The power team of Craig Zadan and Neil Meron are developing a musical event series for Fox based on Harlem's famed Cotton Club (more...)

BWW Special Feature: Top Ten Highlights from the Glamorous and Ebullient kykNET Fiëstas!
by David Fick - Feb 27, 2017

The kykNET Fiestas were presented at an ebullient ceremony at the Artscape Theatre Center on Thursday night. Broadcast live on kykNET, the evening was a suitably extravagant affair that honoured the best in Afrikaans theatre, classical music and visual arts. David Fick counts down his top ten highlights of the event. (more...)

Scarlett Strallen and Tam Mutu to Lead THE NEW YORKERS at Encores!; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Encores! Artistic Director Jack Viertel today announced casting for the Encores! production of The New Yorkers, Cole Porter's 1930 Prohibition lark. The New Yorkers will star Cyrille Aimee, Clyde Alves, Todd Buonopane, Arnie Burton, Kevin Chamberlin, Mylinda Hull, Robyn Hurder, Byron Jennings, Eddie Korbich, Tam Mutu, Jeffrey Schecter, Scarlett Strallen, Tyler Lansing Weaks and Ruth Williamson. (more...)

FROM HERE TO ETERNITY and HEARTBREAK HOTEL to Premiere at Ogunquit Playhouse This Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

The Ogunquit Playhouse, one of the Northeast's cultural jewels and a cornerstone of America's theatrical heritage, is celebrating its 85th Anniversary Season, and, true to its legacy, the 2017 season will be filled with the newest and brightest musicals, world and national premieres and a timeless classic, all complete with top-notch professional casts and creative teams direct from Broadway, Los Angeles, and London. (more...)

BWW Interview: Shenandoah University's Four Leading Guys & Dolls
by Christopher Castanho - Feb 22, 2017

Winchester, Virginia's very own Shenandoah Conservatory's production of Guys and Dolls runs this weekend only, from Friday, February 24th through Sunday, February 27th in the Ohrstrom-Bryant Theatre on the campus of Shenandoah University. The boisterous and witty musical is led by Carolyn Coulson (Director), with Rick Edinger (Music Direction), and Jacob Brent (Choreography). I was lucky enough to sit down with four of the show's leading guys and dolls: Taylor Bloom (Sky Masterson), Adia J Seckel (Sarah Brown), Stevie Bovo (Nathan Detroit), and Freya Falkenstein (Miss Adelaide) and hear about their personal experiences working on the Shenandoah production. (more...)

Hell in a Handbag to Stage LADY X - A MUISCAL at Mary's Attic This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Hold the presses! Hell in a Handbag Productions announced today it will open its 15th season with the world premiere of LADY X - A MUSICAL, a shocking expose ripped from the headlines of yesteryear! LADY X will replace the previously announced musical VALLEY!, from April 21 - June 11, 2017 at Mary's Attic, 5400 N. Clark St. in Chicago.   (more...)

Los Lonely Boys, Kris Kristofferson and More Coming Up This March at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

The following acts are performing at City Winery Chicago (1200 W. Randolph St) throughout the month of March. (more...)

Theatre Under The Stars Reveals HAMILTON to Complete the 2017-18 Season!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) is proud to announce HAMILTON as a 'Special Engagement' rounding out the full 2017-18 Season by Special Arrangement with BBVA Compass Broadway at the Hobby Center! (more...)

MURDER BY MARRIAGE Coming to Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre, the Frederick area's only year-round producing theatre, is not only known for its Broadway-style Mainstage productions and one-of-a-kind Children's Theatre, but also for its interactive murder mysteries. (more...)

Gangsters, Gambling and Girls! The Wick Theatre Presents GUYS AND DOLLS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Considered the perfect musical comedy, Guys and Dolls, takes the stage at The Wick Theatre from March 9th through April 9th. Based on the short stories of Damon Runyon,  with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser and a book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows, Guys and Dolls won the Tony Award for Best Musical, ran for 1,200 performances on Broadway, and became an Oscar nominated film starring Marlon Brando and Frank Sinatra. Tickets are $75 & 80, or call 561-995-2333. (more...)

Paula Vogel's HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE Set for Cleveland Play House This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Cleveland Play House shifts gears from playful (Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery) to profound with the Pulitzer Prize-winning play How I Learned to Drive. Written by Paula Vogel - one of the preeminent figures in American theater today - How I Learned to Drive traverses taboo territory with humor, heart, and empathy. (more...)

California Shakespeare Theater Announces Director for MEASURE FOR MEASURE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

California Shakespeare Theater today announced that Tyne Rafaeli will direct Cal Shakes' final production of its 2017 season, the previously-announced Measure for Measure. This first-ever co-production between Cal Shakes and Santa Cruz Shakespeare will play at the Bruns Amphitheater from September 20 through October 15. (more...)

BWW Recap: Dynamic Duos Join Forces on TIMELESS
by Courtney Henley - Dec 7, 2016

Last week on TIMELESS, the gang jetted back to the height of space exploration. While we didn't learn much about anyone's motivations or end game goals, we did gain some insight into Flynn's family history - and we got to talk about space for a bit, which is always a win. (more...)

Cumberland County Playhouse Announces 2017 Season
by Jeffrey Ellis - Dec 3, 2016

'Something that's sure to please everyone in 2017,' is the promise of Cumberland County Playhouse producing director Bryce McDonald while announcing the upcoming season at the award-winning theatrical venue located in the hill of Tennessee. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Jamie Foxx Stars in New Action Thriller SLEEPLESS
by Movies News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

Jamie Foxx stars in the upcoming action thriller SLEEPLESS, hitting theaters on January 13th. Get a first look below! (more...)

Author C.F. Walko Releases COWBOYS AND WISE GUYS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2016

C.F. Walko has completed his new book 'Cowboys and Wiseguys': a fantastic adventure to catapult the reader into the wild world of the old West. (more...)

Hotsy Totsy Burlesque Tributes the MUPPETS!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

The Muppet show needs a temporary venue after Doctor Bunson Honeydue and Beeker's latest experiment - fireproof paper - went awry and burnt down their theater. (more...)

Dolby Cinema Offers Strong Slate of Titles Into 2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016


SMTC'S GUYS & DOLLS Opens Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

Tickets for Scottsdale Musical Theater Company's upcoming production of Frank Loesser's Guys & Dolls are going fast. The show runs January 5 - 8, 2017 at Tempe Center for the Arts (700 W Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe AZ). (more...)

BWW Interview: New Orleans Welcomes Home Leslie Rochette in JERSEY BOYS
by Heidi Scheuermann - Dec 15, 2016

Returning to New Orleans this week is the musical that made the world fall in love with the Four Seasons all over again, JERSEY BOYS. First a superstar boy group from Jersey, then a hit musical, next a movie, and now we're getting to see the show once again on tour! Whether you realize it or not you know the music, so come see the story behind the music where all the "magic" happened. (more...)

Victor Vran Double Jumps Onto Playstation 4 And Xbox One In 2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

Wired Productions, an independent games publisher, is pleased to reveal today its strategic partnership and co-publishing agreement with renowned Bulgarian developer Haemimont Games AD, beginning with the upcoming launch of the multi-award winning action RPG, Victor Vran, for the PlayStation4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One. (more...)

BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL at Shea's Buffalo Theatre
by Michael Rabice - Dec 14, 2016

The story of Ralphie, the boy who wants a Red Ryder Carbine Action BB Gun for Christmas took to the Shea's stage last night for a 5 day run. Based on the 1983 movie, we now have a full blown musical version of A CHRISTMAS STORY that faithfully recreates much of the classic tale. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Go Inside Roundabout's KISS ME, KATE Benefit with Kelli O'Hara, Will Chase & More!
by Jennifer Broski - Dec 13, 2016

Just last night, Roundabout Theatre Company welcomed Kelli O'Hara (Lilli Vanessi), Will Chase (FrEd Graham), Robert Fairchild (Bill), Helene Yorke (Lois), Chuck Cooper (Harry Trevor/Baptista), Norm Lewis (Harrison), Richard Kind (Gangster) and John Pankow (Gangster) for a one-night-only Benefit Concert Reading of Kiss Me, Kate, with music and lyrics by Cole Porter and book by Sam and Bella Spewack, music direction by Patrick Vaccariello and choreography by Warren Carlyle. Roundabout's Associate Artistic Director, Scott Ellis, directed this special event. (more...)

Texas Comedies Gets Boozy with PROHIBITION Musical Comedy
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

A century ago, Prohibition was the political struggle that divided America. Set in Texas, Prohibition: A Musical Comedy about the War on Booze from Texas Comedies (formerly Crank Collective) retells the true story of the ferocious conflict between the 'Drys' and the 'Wets.' (more...)

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