Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope in AN AMERICAN IN PARIS - West End Production Announces Full Casting
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Full casting is announced for Christopher Wheeldon's stunning reinvention of the Oscar winning film (that starred Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron). An American in Paris features the sublime music and lyrics of George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin and a new book by Craig Lucas. Directly following celebrated engagements in Paris and New York, this critically acclaimed and multi award-winning new musical bursts into life in the West End from Saturday 4 March 2017 with the official opening night on Tuesday 21 March 2017 at the Dominion Theatre.  (more...)

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STAGE TUBE: Get to Know the Aca-Awesome Ensemble of IN TRANSIT on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2016

?The ensemble cast is made up of plenty of Broadway veterans, but some new faces as well. Get to know the full gang with some of their past performances below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Georgia Ensemble Theatre's GHOST THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2016

Georgia Ensemble Theatre (GET), North Fulton's only professional theatre company, opens its 24th Season with the Southeastern premiere of Ghost the Musical at the Theatre's home in the Roswell Cultural Arts Center. Performances have limited run dates for three weeks only from September 15th  through October 2nd,  2016, Wednesdays through Sundays.  GET's Co-founder and Artistic Director Robert Farley will direct the production. Sponsor for this blockbuster show is longtime GET corporate partner, Macy's. (more...)

BWW Interview: Chase Peacock of GHOST at Georgia Ensemble Theatre
by Kiley Gipson - Sep 23, 2016

Ghost the Musical had its Southeastern premiere on September 15th at the Georgia Ensemble Theatre (GET), North Fulton's only professional theatre. The musical is based on the hit 1990 romantic-thriller of the same title, starring the late Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, and Whoopi Goldberg. The musical features a book and lyrics by Ghost screenwriter Bruce Joel Rubin, and music and lyrics by Dave Stewart and Glen Ballard. (more...)

BWW Interview: Actor Andy Moss Talks GHOST THE MUSICAL
by Marianka Swain - Sep 23, 2016

Actor Andy Moss is best known for his roles on TV dramas like Hollyoaks, Doctors and Cutting It, but he's currently taking on a very different challenge: the UK tour of Ghost the Musical, performing alongside Sarah Harding. (more...)

Academy Award-Winning Writer of GHOST Attends Georgia Ensemble Theatre's Hit Production
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Georgia Ensemble Theatre (GET), North Fulton's only professional theatre company, opened its 24th Season with the Southeastern premiere of Ghost the Musical just last week, and already news of the production is reaching far and wide. (more...)

THE RADICALIZATION OF ROLFE Heads to Fringe Encore Series 2016 at Soho Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

The Radicalization of Rolfe, winner of 2016 FringeNYC Overall Excellence Award, re-opens as part of the Fringe Encore Series 2016 at The Soho Playhouse, 15 Vandam Street, New York City on Sunday, October 23, 2016. (more...)

Fulton Theatre Promotes Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

The Fulton Theatre continues to experience unprecedented growth. Under the leadership and guidance of Artistic Director Marc Robin and Managing Director Aaron Young, the theatre's audience has increased from 60,000 to well over 130,000 and box office revenue has increased by 300%. The future is brighter than ever for the Lancaster and National treasure, as the Fulton makes plans for future expansion. Part of the expansion includes a reorganization of the Fulton administrative structure, redefining responsibilities throughout the organization. The role of Managing Director has been eliminated and will be replaced by a more focused financial position. The Fulton's Artistic Director, Marc Robin, has been promoted to Executive Artistic Producer and will lead the Fulton through its next phase of growth. (more...)

Photo Flash: GHOST THE MUSICAL Now Playing at Georgia Ensemble Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Georgia Ensemble Theatre (GET), North Fulton's only professional theatre company, opens its 24th Season with the Southeastern premiere of Ghost the Musical at the Theatre's home in the Roswell Cultural Arts Center. Performances have limited run dates for three weeks only from September 15th  through October 2nd,  2016, Wednesdays through Sundays.  GET's Co-founder and Artistic Director Robert Farley will direct the production. Sponsor for this blockbuster show is longtime GET corporate partner, Macy's. (more...)

Old Log Theatre Extends MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Million and Announces Next Productions
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

The Old Log Theatre (Owners, Greg and Marissa Frankenfield, along with Artistic Director, R. Kent Knutson) announce that due to popular demand it will extend its run of Million Dollar Quartet by four weeks, now playing through February 18, 2017.  Ticket sales start at $29 and are on sale through the Old Log Theatre box office at 952-474-5951 and online at www.oldlog.com.    (more...)

STAGE TUBE: First Look at GHOST THE MUSICAL at Georgia Ensemble Theatre
by Stage Tube - Sep 15, 2016

Georgia Ensemble Theatre (GET), North Fulton's only professional theatre company, opens its 24th Season with the Southeastern premiere of Ghost the Musical at the Theatre's home in the Roswell Cultural Arts Center. Performances have limited run dates for three weeks only from September 15th through October 2nd, 2016, Wednesdays through Sundays. GET's Co-founder and Artistic Director Robert Farley will direct the production. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

GHOST THE MUSICAL Receives Arizona Premiere at Brelby Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Arizona premiere of Ghost the Musical, and the 50th production in the history of the company as the first MainStage in the new Brelby Playhouse. Ghost the Musical features a book and lyrics by Bruce Joel Rubin and music and lyrics by Dave Stewart and Glen Ballard and a cast and production team comprised of Brelby Collaborative Artists and up and coming Arizona actors. (more...)

GHOST THE MUSICAL to Make Arizona Premiere at Brelby Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

The Brelby Theatre Company located in Catlin Court Historic District, is excited to produce the Arizona premiere of Ghost the Musical, and the 50th production in the history of the company as the first MainStage in the new Brelby Playhouse. (more...)

GREASE at Curve Announces Full Cast
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Curve today announces casting for their Christmas production of the hit musical Grease. Dex Lee and Jessica Paul lead the cast as Danny Zuko and Sandy Dumbrowski with Keisha Atwell, Darren Bennett, Sophie Camble, Jonny Fines, Courtney George, Luke George, Shobna Gulati, Patrick Harper, Abigayle Honeywill, Sophie Isaacs, Max Jorquera, Sinead Kenny, Nathanael Landskroner, Michael Lin, Martin McCarthy, Sam Murphy, Djalenga Scott, Justin Thomas and Natalie Woods completing the company. The production opens on 1 December, with previews from 26 November, and runs until 14 January. (more...)

PARADE, GHOST and More Slated for Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival / Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, Inc. announced their 2017 lineup Saturday, August 27 at their annual Festival Fundraiser. (more...)

SWING ON THIS Set for Sydney's Theatre Royal
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2016

The stars of SWING ON THIS have just announced that one of Australia's favourite performers PRINNIE STEVENS will be joining these leading men of stage to bring us the ultimate musical cocktail of charm, sophistication and entertainment with a healthy measure of cheeky irreverence.   (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of MSMT and Fulton's Reimagined GHOST THE MUSICAL
by Stage Tube - Jun 8, 2016

The 'nationally regarded' Maine State Music Theatre and Fulton Theatre present the exclusive premiere of the new chamber version of Ghost the Musical, beginning tonight, June 8 through June 25.  BroadwayWorld brings you a sneak peek at highlights and behind the scenes below! (more...)

RENT Celebrates 20th Anniversary; Set to Tour UK, Oct. 21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2016

Robert Mackintosh and Idili Theatricals Limited, in association with Theatr Clwyd and Wales Millennium Centre, are presenting the 20thAnniversary production of Jonathan Larson's ground-breaking Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning musical RENT.  After opening at Theatr Clwyd for a limited season from 21 October to 12 November 2016, RENT will go on a three-week tour, prior to a Christmas Season at St. James Theatre, London from 8 December 2016 to 28 January 2017, with a national press night on Tuesday 13 December 2016.  2017 tour dates are to be announced.  The new production will be directed by Bruce Guthrie.   (more...)

GROUNDHOG DAY Previews Delayed at the Old Vic
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2016

The world premiere of GROUNDHOG DAY has been delayed because of the 'technical requirements' involved in the production.  Previews are now postponed until 15 July with an opening night of 16 August. (more...)

Drama Learning Center to Present PARADE, Will Host Talkback with Rabbi Steven Lebow
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2016

Rabbi Steven Lebow, of Temple Kol Emeth - Marietta, Georgia who has fought for Leo Frank's exoneration for decades, will be available via Skype after TYA's Sunday June 12 matinee performance for a Talkback with the audience and cast. He has graciously agreed to answer questions about the case and discuss why the Leo Frank story is important today. Also on stage will be TYA Parade cast members who will share how playing real-life people so intimately involved in this tragic story, has impacted their lives.  Join us for the show and this special event. Ticket information follows. (more...)

Local Students to Take Part in Paper Mill's 2016 Summer Conservatory
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Tony Award for Regional Theatre, has selected students to be a part of the theater's prestigious Summer Musical Theatre Conservatory for 2016. (more...)

Cast Announced For Musical THE BURNT PART BOYS at Park Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Jun 22, 2016

The cast has been announced for the European premiere of heart-warming chamber musical THE BURNT PART BOYS at Park Theatre, which runs from 10 August to 3 September. This is the first musical to be staged in PARK90, and British director Matthew Illife directs a brand new cast in this premiere. Press Night is Thursday 11 August, 7pm.   (more...)

BWW NEWS: 2016 HELPMANN AWARDS NOMINATIONS Announced Across Australia
by Jade Kops - Jun 21, 2016

BWW Sydney attended the announcement of the 2016 HELPMANN AWARDS NOMINATIONS at Sydney Theatre Company's Wharf 2 Theatre. (more...)

New Production of GHOST - THE MUSICAL Coming to The Bristol Hippodrome
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2016

This autumn BILL KENWRIGHT will stage a new production of the timeless story of love, despair and hope: GHOST - THE MUSICAL. (more...)

BWW Interview: MSMT Artists Discuss a Season of Firsts
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Jun 16, 2016

'Sometimes in this business, it can seem you work and work and you aren't seeing results right away. Then all at once, everything comes to fruition at once, and that is a major boost to our company morale. That's exactly what has happened this season for MSMT,' says Artistic Director Curt Dale Clark. 'Of our main stage productions, we have three that will be firsts!' Clark, who is joined by director Marc Robin, actors Liz Shivener and Mike Backes, is speaking to a Brunswick audience at Curtis Memorial Library on June 15, 2016, at the first of the season's Peek Behind the Curtain series, which is moderated by Broadway World's Carla Maria Verdino-Sullwold. He elaborates. 'This summer we will present the New England regional premiere of Mama Mia; we have extended our twelve-week season for the first time by co-producing with Portland Stage, The Irish and How They Got That Way, and together with the Fulton Theatre, we have created the East Coast Regional premiere of the new chamber music version of Ghost the Musical. It's been an extraordinary adventure!' (more...)

BWW Interiew: Art That Resonates Within: Talking with Gregg Goodbrod
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Jun 13, 2016

'We do art because of what it does for us - how it transforms us,' actor Gregg Goodbrod states with quiet conviction. 'Being an actor helps me to understand other people and see their lives and my own from a different perspective. That's why doing a play like Ghost becomes a journey that really resonates for me.' Goodbrod is speaking about his emotionally and physically demanding role as Sam Wheat in the new chamber version of the original 1990 movie and 2011 stage musical, which is currently playing at Maine State Music Theatre. He uses an example of the scene in which Sam, now a ghost, watches his beloved Molly sort through his belongs. 'I am really very Method as an actor, so I try to get into it completely and feel the actual feelings. And as I am watching Liz [Shivener] play this scene, it suddenly hits me that all these things are not what are important. If I were go, I know it is the love that I would miss. That's why I am an actor - so I can take these journeys and learn new lessons.' (more...)

BWW Review: Breathtakingly Beautiful GHOST Opens MSMT's 2016 Season on an Unforgettable High
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Jun 10, 2016

Maine State Music Theatre's 2016 opening brought the East Coast premiere of the stunning and soul-stirring new chamber version of Ghost the Musical, and the evening proved to be an extraordinary artistic event! Not only did this production represent an unique collaboration between director/choreographer Marc Robin and the musical's original creators, Bruce Joel Rubin, Glen Ballard, and Dave Stewart, but it offered Maine audiences the opportunity to savor the depth and range of this remarkable company's artistry. For the Ghost which was unveiled at Brunswick's Pickard Theater June 9 (a co-production of MSMT and Lancaster's Fulton Theatre) dazzles with the complexity of its score, the tenderness of its story, its symphonically perfect direction, splendid visual values, and by the deep identification of the cast with the material. (more...)

Maine State Music Theatre to Add Additional MAMMA MIA Performance!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2016

Maine State Music Theatre announced yesterday that the professional theatre company has added an additional performance of their fourth main stage show of the 2016 season, MAMMA MIA!. The newly added performance will take place on Saturday, August 13, 2016 at 2:00 PM.  (more...)

GUYS AND DOLLS Comes to Wolverhampton Grand Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Jul 4, 2016

GUYS AND DOLLS is currently taking the West End by storm, and now the sizzling New York tale of gamblers, gangsters and nightclub singers comes to Wolverhampton Grand Theatre from Tuesday 19 to Saturday 23 July. (more...)

Kyle Selig, Ron Bohmer, Kerry O'Malley and More to Look to the Stars in OCTOBER SKY at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team of the West Coast premiere of OCTOBER SKY, which will blast off the Globe's 2016-2017 Season with a tale of boys, rockets, and big dreams. (more...)

BWW NEWS: 2016 HELPMANN AWARDS
by Jade Kops - Jul 24, 2016

*Please Refresh Browser To Stay Updated* BWW Sydney will be attending the 16th Annual HELPMAN AWARDS being presented by Live Performance Australia (LPA) at Sydney Lyric Theatre on Monday 25th July. *Please Refresh Browser To Stay Updated* (more...)

Drama Learning Center's TYA to Present Jason Robert Brown's '13' This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

Drama Learning Center's professional training company for emerging young artists will present Jason Robert Brown's 13 this month. (more...)

AIDA Sets Pittsburgh CLO Debut at the Benedum Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

A gripping tragedy of love that transcends all, Elton John and Tim Rice's AIDA follows a courageous Nubian princess as she is forced to choose between passion and allegiance.  This poignant musical features HAMILTON's own Emmy Raver-Lampman as Aida and Broadway's Mark Evans as Radames. (more...)

Sean Campion, Niamh Cusack, Ruta Gedmintas, Matthew Lewis Set to Star in the London Premiere of UNFAITHFUL at Found111
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

Following the critically acclaimed, sold out productions of The Dazzle and Bug at Found111, Emily Dobbs Productions is thrilled to present the London premiere of Unfaithful, a blackly comic new play starring Sean Campion (The Borgias, Stones in his Pockets), Niamh Cusack (Heartbeat, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time), Ruta Gedmintas (The Strain, The Tudors) and Matthew Lewis (Harry Potter film series, The Syndicate). (more...)

2016 Wilde Awards Nominations Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2016

Theater professionals from across Michigan will gather Aug. 29 when The 2016 Wilde Awards are presented at The Berman Center for the Performing Arts in the Detroit suburb of West Bloomfield. Presented by EncoreMichigan.com, the most comprehensive resource for news and information about the state's professional theater industry, The Wilde Awards were established in 2002 to honor the excellent work produced by Michigan's professional theaters. (more...)

Stage Experience 2016 Starts Up at the New Alexandra Theatre With GREASE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2016

?The New Alexandra Theatre is delighted to present its annual Stage Experience production for 2016, Grease The Musical. The show features all of the iconic songs from the universally adored 1978 motion picture that starred John Travolta and Olivia Newton John including; Grease Lightnin', We Go Together, You're The One That I Want and many more.  Dazzling choreography, stunning costume and set pieces will light up the New Alex stage when the musical opens on Wednesday 17th August.  (more...)

Artistic Director Marc Robin Appointed Executive Artistic Producer of Fulton Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

The Fulton Theatre continues to experience unprecedented growth. Under the leadership and guidance of Artistic Director Marc Robin and Managing Director Aaron Young, the theatre's audience has increased from 60,000 to well over 130,000 and box office revenue has increased by 300%. (more...)

Breaking News: Justin Guarini, Margo Seibert, James Snyder, Telly Leung & More Will Lead IN TRANSIT on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

Producer Janet B. Rosen announced today that Broadway's first a cappella musical In Transit will star David Abeles (Once), 2016 'America's Got Talent' contestant Moya Angela (Ghost the Musical), 2012 American Beatbox Vice Champion Steven 'HeaveN' Cantor (Broadway Debut), Justin Guarini (Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown; 'American Idol'), Telly Leung (Allegiance), Erin Mackey (Amazing Grace), Gerianne Pe?rez (Broadway Debut), Margo Seibert (Rocky), Chesney Snow (Broadway Debut), James Snyder (If/Then), Mariand Torres (Broadway Debut), Nicholas Ward (On the Town), Adam Bashian (Broadway Debut), Laurel Harris (Beautiful) and Aurelia Williams (Broadway Debut). (more...)

Lin-Manuel Miranda's IN THE HEIGHTS Extends Again in London; Welcomes New Stars
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

Olivier and Tony Award-winning Broadway musical IN THE HEIGHTS by Lin-Manuel Miranda the creator of HAMILTON - has extended its London run at the King's Cross Theatre for the third time and final time and is now booking until Sunday 8 January 2017. (more...)

Sarah Harding and Andy Moss Set to Star in GHOST: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

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BWW Interview: Lewis Griffiths On Playing Johnny In DIRTY DANCING
by Marianka Swain - Aug 3, 2016

Lewis Griffiths' numerous credits include tours of Jersey Boys, Legally Blonde and Ghost - The Musical and Priscilla Queen of the Desert in the West End. He's now taking on the iconic role of Johnny Castle in Dirty Dancing, which begins a UK tour from this month. (more...)


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Liam Doyle and Emily Tierney to Star in GHOST THE MUSICAL Asian Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

The supernatural power of love is taking Asia by storm as the original production of the Broadway and West End musical Ghost the Musical, adapted from the Academy Award-winning film, starts it's second tour through Asia this November. (more...)

Georgia Ensemble Theatre Co-Founder Robert Farley Honored by Chamber of Commerce as Non-Profit Visionary
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Georgia Ensemble Theatre (GET), North Fulton's only professional theatre company, is proud to announce that theatre Co-founder and Artistic Director Robert Farley has today been named by the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce (GNFCC) as the first honoree for the Non Profit Vision Award. The award honors the visionaries in our community who abound with creativity and passion, making a difference in the places where we live, work and play. The GNFCC thanked Farley for "…for his vision to make the arts vibrant for all generations." (more...)

Jacqui Dubois and More Join GHOST - THE MUSICAL UK Tour; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

West End musical theatre star Jacqui Dubois (original London cast of Rent and Children of Eden, other credits include The Lion King, Fela and most recentlyPeople, Places and Things ) will join Sarah and Andy as 'Oda Mae Brown', the part made famous in the film by Whoopi Goldberg. (more...)

Girls Aloud Singer Sarah Harding to Star in UK Tour of GHOST THE MUSICAL
by Edward Baker - Aug 2, 2016

Singer and actress Sarah Harding will make her stage debut this autumn in Bill Kenwright's new production of the timeless story of love, despair and hope: GHOST - THE MUSICAL. She will star as 'Molly' opposite Andy Moss, best known for starring as 'Rhys Ashworth' in Channel 4's Hollyoaks, as 'Sam'. (more...)

Cast Announced For Thriller THE AMERICAN WIFE at Park Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Aug 17, 2016

Casting has been announced for THE AMERICAN WIFE, a new thriller coming to Park Theatre from 7 September - 1 October. Looking at the real human cost behind the war on terror and myriads of misinformation, the full cast includes: Julia Eringer, Vidal Sancho, George Taylor, Emilio Doorgasingh, Mitchell Mullen, Anne Wittman, Sanee Raval, Sophie Angelson, Lucia Henry Peragine and Sascha Petrou. The Press Night is Friday 9 September, 7pm.   (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of GHOST THE MUSICAL at Georgia Ensemble Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Georgia Ensemble Theatre (GET), North Fulton's only professional theatre company, opens its 24th Season with the Southeastern premiere of Ghost the Musical at the Theatre's home in the Roswell Cultural Arts Center. Performances have limited run dates for three weeks only from September 15th through October 2nd, 2016, Wednesdays through Sundays. GET's Co-founder and Artistic Director Robert Farley will direct the production. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in character below! (more...)

Re-imagined GHOST THE MUSICAL Makes Southeastern Debut at Georgia Ensemble Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

 Georgia Ensemble Theatre (GET), North Fulton's only professional theatre company, opens its 24th Season with the Southeastern premiere of Ghost the Musical at the Theatre's home in the Roswell Cultural Arts Center. Performances have limited run dates for three weeks only from September 15th  through October 2nd,  2016, Wednesdays through Sundays.  GET's Co-founder and Artistic Director Robert Farley will direct the production. Sponsor for this blockbuster show is longtime GET corporate partner, Macy's. (more...)

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