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George Abbott Theatre (New York, NY)
152 W. 54th St.

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Based on the novel by Sinclair Lewis

MaryJoanna Grisso, Austin Colby, Natascia Diaz and More to Star in Signature Theatre's WEST SIDE STORY; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

Signature Theatre has announced the cast of WEST SIDE STORY, directed by Signature Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Signature's Sunday in the Park with George, Cabaret). The musical, a collaboration of music, dance and theater giants Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim, Jerome Robbins and Arthur Laurents, is considered by some to be one of the greatest musicals of all time. WEST SIDE STORY will run from December 8 - January 24 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre. (more...)

NJ Sympohony Presents Beethoven's Ninth Symphony and More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2015

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Jacques Lacombe present Beethoven's iconic Ninth Symphony and Jennifer Higdon's blue cathedral, November 5-8 in Newark and New Brunswick. (more...)

Michelle Duncan, Charlotte Emmerson and More Set for THE DISTANCE, Opening Tonight at Sheffield
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

Sheffield Theatres and Orange Tree Theatre present Deborah Bruce's The Distance. Charlotte Gwinner directs Michelle Duncan (Bea), Charlotte Emmerson (Alex), Daniel Hawksford (Dewi), Charlotte Lucas(Kate), Timothy Knightley (Simon), Steven Meo (Vinnie) and Joshua Sinclair-Evans (Liam). The production opens tonight 3 November, with previews from 29 October, and runs until 14 November at Sheffield Theatres, ahead of a run at Orange Tree Theatre from 26 November to 19 December. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes with Natascia Diaz and More for Signature's WEST SIDE STORY
by Stage Tube - Nov 23, 2015

Signature Theatre presents WEST SIDE STORY, directed by Signature Associate Artistic DirectorMatthew Gardiner (Signature's Sunday in the Park with George, Cabaret). The musical, a collaboration of music, dance and theater giants Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim, Jerome Robbins and Arthur Laurents, is considered by some to be one of the greatest musicals of all time. WEST SIDE STORY will run from December 8 - January 24 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre, starring Natascia Diaz, Austin Colby, MaryJoanna Grisso, Max Clayton and Sean Ewing. Click below for a behind-the-scenes look at rehearsal with the company! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Austin Colby Performs 'Maria' from WEST SIDE STORY, Coming to D.C.'s Signature Theatre
by Stage Tube - Nov 23, 2015

Signature Theatre presents WEST SIDE STORY, directed by Signature Associate Artistic DirectorMatthew Gardiner(Signature's Sunday in the Park with George, Cabaret). The musical, a collaboration of music, dance and theater giants Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim, Jerome Robbins and Arthur Laurents, is considered by some to be one of the greatest musicals of all time. WEST SIDE STORY will run from December 8 - January 24 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre, starring Austin Colby as Tony. Click below to watch Colby perform 'Maria' from the show! (more...)

OSI Systems Receives Order for RTT Hold Baggage Screening Systems
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2015

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FANUC America Demonstrates Seamless Integration of its CNC, Robotics and ROBOMACHINE Products at the Automation Fair Event
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2015

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FANUC America Demonstrates Seamless Integration of its CNC, Robotics and ROBOMACHINE Products at the Automation Fair Event
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2015

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FANUC America Demonstrates Seamless Integration of its CNC, Robotics and ROBOMACHINE Products at the Automation Fair Event
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2015

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SureScan x1000 Explosives Detection System for Checked Baggage Screening Achieves ECAC EDS Standard 3
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2015

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Matt Faucher, Jessica Lauren Ball, Paul Binotto and Lauren Weinberg Lead GUYS AND DOLLS, Starting Tonight at Olney Theatre Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2015

Olney Theatre Center, a Mid-Atlantic destination for extraordinary theater performance and education, continues its 2015-2016 season with the classic American musical GUYS AND DOLLS tonight, November 11 through December 27 on the Mainstage. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Rita Moreno Breaks Into Rap During Berklee Commencement Ceremony
by Stage Tube - May 8, 2016

The legendary EGOT winner Rita Moreno laid down some serious wisdom at this year's Berklee Commencement Ceremony in the most memorable way possible: through rap. Watch the video here! (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

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FIDDLER and KING AND I Designer Michael Yeargan Among 2016 TDF/Irene Sharaff Honorees
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Legendary scenic and costume designer, MICHAEL YEARGAN (currently represented on Broadway with Fiddler on the Roof and The King and I), and costume designer SUSAN TSU are among the 2016 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards recipients. The awards will be presented at a ceremony on Friday, May 20, at 6:30pm, at the Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street). (more...)

Creative Team Announced for WAR PAINT Starring Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole - Michael Korie, Scott Frankel and More; 6/28
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

Goodman Theatre announces Broadway stars John Dossett and Douglas Sills will join the cast of War Paint, a new musical starring two-time Tony Award winners Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole as Helena Rubinstein and Elizabeth Arden, respectively. Dossett will portray Tommy Lewis, Miss Arden's husband and chief marketing officer, and Sills will portray the ambitious Harry Fleming, Madame Rubinstein's clubby confidante and faithful ally. (more...)

Dillie Keane to Close Out Brits Off Broadway with HELLO DILLIE
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

59E59 Theaters will welcome Dillie Keane (from Fascinating Aida) back to Brits Off Broadway with the US premiere of HELLO DILLIE, written by Ms. Keane and Adele Anderson, and directed by Simon Green and featuring Michael Roulston on piano. Produced by Pleasance Theatre Trust Ltd, HELLO DILLIE begins performances on Tuesday June 7 for a limited engagement through Sunday, July 3.  Press opening is Tuesday, June 14 at 7:30 PM.  The performance schedule is Tuesday - Thursday at 7:30 PM; Friday at 8:30 PM; Saturday at 2:30 PM & 8:30 PM; and Sunday at 3:30 PM. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). Tickets are $25 ($17.50 for 59E59 Members). To purchase tickets, call Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200 or visit www.59e59.org.  (more...)

Industrial Robots Market Technologies, 3794 Patents and Brand Strength Analysis
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

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The Peccadillo Theater to Stage Reading of Sinclair Lewis' IT CAN'T HAPPEN HERE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

Imagine America ruled by a charismatic bigot elected president on a populist platform. That is what Nobel Prize winner Sinclair Lewis did in his long forgotten play IT CAN'T HAPPEN HERE, which uncannily reflects the current the state of American politics. The Peccadillo Theater Company will present a staged reading of IT CAN'T HAPPEN HERE, last seen on the New York Stage in 1936, for one night only on Monday, March 21st at 7:30 pm at the National Arts Club (15 Gramercy Park South). (more...)

Michael Yeargan and Susan Tsu Among 2016 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

Legendary scenic and costume designer, MICHAEL YEARGAN (currently represented on Broadway with Fiddler on the Roof and The King and I), and costume designer SUSAN TSU are among the 2016 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards recipients. The awards will be presented at a ceremony on Friday, May 20, at 6:30pm, at the Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street).  Ms. Tsu was selected to receive the 2016 TDF/Irene Sharaff Lifetime Achievement Award for costume design and Mr. Yeargan will receive the Robert L.B. Tobin Award for Sustained Excellence in Theatrical Design. The awards are presented through Theatre Development Fund's Costume Collection. (more...)

Signature Theatre's Stephen Sondheim Young Artist Citation Goes to William Yanesh
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2016

William Yanesh, a Washington DC-based composer (Adventure Theatre MTC's CAPS FOR SALE), orchestrator (Shakespeare Theatre's MAN OF LA MANCHA) and musical director (Signature's THE LAST FIVE YEARS) will be honored with the Stephen Sondheim Young Artist Citation. (more...)

Opera Saratoga Sets 2016 Summer Festival Program
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2016

Lawrence Edelson, Artistic and General Director of Opera Saratoga, announced the program for the 2016 Summer Festival, which will run from May 28 through July 17, 2016. The season will feature three new productions at The Spa Little Theater in Spa State Park in Saratoga Springs, New York, along with a diverse slate of recitals and concerts at multiple locations in Saratoga Springs, Glens Falls, and Albany. (more...)

Toymaker YOXO Doubles Productivity With Jet Edge Waterjet Shuttle System
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2016

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New Opera SISTER CARRIE Comes to Marcus Center This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

SISTER CARRIE, a new American opera commissioned by Florentine Opera from the creators of Elmer Gantry, comes to Milwaukee's Marcus Center for the Performing Arts for two performances: Friday October 7 at 7:30 PM and Sunday October 9 at 2:30 PM. (more...)

Old School Square in Delray Beach Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2016

Old School Square has served for over 25 years as the gathering place for Delray Beach, and the 2016-17 Season will launch a new era of arts and entertainment for all ages. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 6/12/2016 - 6/19/2016
by BWW - Jun 19, 2016

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AMTP at Northwestern's 2016-17 Season to Feature Trio of New Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2016

The American Music Theatre Project At Northwestern University presents its 2016-2017 season, featuring new musicals from award-winning writers Adam Gwon, Joshua Salzman and Ryan Cunningham, and Michael Mahler. (more...)

SISTER CARRIE to Premiere at Milwaukee's Marcus Center for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2016

Sister Carrie, a new American opera commissioned by Florentine Opera from the creators of Elmer Gantry, comes to Milwaukee's Marcus Center for the Performing Arts for two performances: Friday October 7 at 7:30 PM and Sunday October 9 at 2:30 PM.   (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 6/26/2016 - 7/3/2016
by BWW - Jul 3, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com from 6/26/2016 - 7/3/2016. (more...)

Disney California Adventure Park Brings Guardians of the Galaxy to a Rocking New Attraction, Opening Summer 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2016

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The Shed Announces First Artist Commissions
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

Alex Poots, Founding Artistic Director and CEO of The Shed, today announced that New York's new center for artistic invention will launch the first two of a series of pre-opening initiatives. (more...)

LITTLE WOMEN to Make Company Premiere at Madison Opera This February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2016

Madison Opera presents the company premiere of Mark Adamo's LITTLE WOMEN on Friday, February 5 and Sunday, February 7 in the Capitol Theater at the Overture Center for the Arts. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 1/10/2016 - 1/17/2016
by BWW - Jan 17, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com from 1/10/2016 - 1/17/2016. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 13, 2016
by - Jan 13, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 13 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

The Florentine Opera to Premiere SISTER CARRIE This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

Milwaukee, WI -- The Florentine continues to craft its seasons with a blend of imaginatively staged classic operas and important new American works. The nation's sixth oldest opera company will launch the 83rd Season with the world premiere of SISTER CARRIE, a new work by the two-time Grammy Award-winning creators of Elmer Gantry. (more...)

EGOT Winner Rita Moreno to Star in ONE DAY AT A TIME TV Reboot
by TV News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

Rita Moreno will star in a Latino family reboot of Norman Lear's classic 1970's sitcom comedy ONE DAY AT A TIME from Sony Pictures TV. The series was picked up by Netflix for a 13-episode straight-to-series order. (more...)

Automated Storage & Retrieval Systems Market to Reach $8.44 Billion by 2021
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

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Grand 1894 Opera House Presents PEDAL PUNK This April
by Louisa Brady - Feb 28, 2016

The Grand 1894 Opera House presents Cirque Mechanics in PEDAL PUNK, Sunday, April 3,  at 4 pm. Tickets may be purchased at The Grand's Box Office, 2020 Postoffice Street, by calling 409.765.1894, 800.821.1894, or online at www.thegrand.com.  It will be featured as part of The Grand Kids Festival on Saturday, April 2, which takes place outside on three blocks of Postoffice Street, from 20th to 23rd.   The Festival is open to the public and free of charge. (more...)

Three New Productions Slated for Opera Saratoga's 2016 Summer Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2016

Lawrence Edelson, Artistic and General Director of Opera Saratoga, announced the program for the 2016 Summer Festival, which will run from May 28th through July 17, 2016. (more...)

Kostis Protopapas to Depart Tulsa Opera at the End of 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

The Tulsa Opera Board of Directors announces that Artistic Director Kostis Protopapas will depart the company at the end of the 2015-16 Season. (more...)

The Florentine Opera's 83rd Season to Feature a World Premiere, Classics and More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2016

The Florentine Opera Company General Director William Florescu announced the nation's sixth oldest opera company's 83Rd season with a 'grand reveal party' in the Marcus Centers newly renovated Wilson Theater at Vogel Hall: (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 14, 2016
by - Feb 14, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 14 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Signature Theatre Extends Starry WEST SIDE STORY Through Jan 31
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2015

Signature Theatre's WEST SIDE STORY, directed by Signature Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Signature's Sunday in the Park with George, Cabaret), has just announced a one-week extension through January 31, 2016.  (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from Signature's WEST SIDE STORY, Starring Grisso, Colby, Diaz & More!
by Stage Tube - Dec 16, 2015

Signature Theatre presents WEST SIDE STORY, directed by Signature Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Signature's Sunday in the Park with George, Cabaret). The musical, a collaboration of music, dance and theater giants Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim, Jerome Robbins and Arthur Laurents, is considered by some to be one of the greatest musicals of all time. WEST SIDE STORY runs now through January 24 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre. Click below to watch highlights from the show! (more...)

Signature Theatre's WEST SIDE STORY Adds Matinee Performance
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2015

Signature Theatre just announced they will add an additional performance of WEST SIDE STORY, directed by Signature Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner(Signature's Sunday in the Park with George, Cabaret), on Wednesday, December 23 at 2PM. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Austin Colby, MaryJoanna Grisso, Natascia Diaz and More for Signature Theatre's WEST SIDE STORY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

Signature Theatre presents WEST SIDE STORY, directed by Signature Associate Artistic DirectorMatthew Gardiner(Signature's Sunday in the Park with George, Cabaret). The musical, a collaboration of music, dance and theater giants Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim, Jerome Robbins and Arthur Laurents, is considered by some to be one of the greatest musicals of all time. WEST SIDE STORY will run from December 8 - January 24 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: La Mirada Symphony Honors Roy E. Disney, Supervisor Don Knabe, Shirley Jones, And Paul Williams At The First Annual GOLDEN CLEF AWARDS GALA
by Lily Lim - Aug 22, 2016

The La Mirada Symphony presented the first annual Golden Clef Awards Gala Saturday, August 20, 2016 at the La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts. The event honored individuals and organizations that have made Williams, Roy Disney, and Supervisor Don Knabe. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the event below! (more...)

Season Tickets Now On Sale For Opera Santa Barbara
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Single tickets are on sale now for Opera Santa Barbara's 2016-17 season, which will open November 4 and 6 with Georges Bizet's timeless drama Carmen, followed by productions of Leoš Jana?ek's imaginative The Cunning Little Vixen on March 3 and 5, and Giacomo Puccini's richly melodic La Rondine on April 28 and 30. Ranging in price from $29 to $204, tickets can be purchased at www.granadasb.org or by calling 805-899-2222. Performances will take place at the historic Granada Theatre, 1214 State Street in downtown Santa Barbara. (more...)

Norm Lewis to Star as 'Don Quixote' in MAN OF LA MANCHA at 5th Avenue Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

Just announced, Norm Lewis will star in the iconic dual roles of Cervantes/Don Quixote in the legendary Broadway musical, Man of La Mancha at The 5th Avenue Theatre. (more...)

Brainlab Optimizes Planning Processes and Algorithms for Cranial Indications
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

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John Dossett & Douglas Sills to Join Patti LuPone & Christine Ebersole in Now-Extended WAR PAINT at Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

Goodman Theatre has announced Broadway stars John Dossett and Douglas Sills will join the cast of War Paint, a new musical starring two-time Tony Award winners Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole as Helena Rubinstein and Elizabeth Arden, respectively. Dossett will portray Tommy Lewis, Miss Arden's husband and chief marketing officer, and Sills will portray the ambitious Harry Fleming, Madame Rubinstein's clubby confidante and faithful ally.   (more...)

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