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Go Jellyfishing for Tickets to SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS Starting Monday
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Tickets go on sale to the general public on Monday, June 26 at 10:00am ET for SpongeBob SquarePants on Broadway at The Palace Theatre (1564 Broadway - Broadway at 47th Street). Preview performances begin Monday, November 6th with an official opening on Monday, December 4th. (more...)

SISTER ACT Comes to The Bristol Hippodrome this August
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Jamie Wilson is delighted to announce casting for Curve's all new production of the hit musical comedy SISTER ACT, directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood and opening at Bristol Hippodrome on Mon 7 - Sat 12 Aug 2017. (more...)

Scoop: CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD on ABC - Monday, June 26, 2017
by - Jun 23, 2017

Get all the scoop on CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD, airing on ABC on Monday, June 26, 2017! (more...)

BroadwayHD Will Record Broadway's PRESENT LAUGHTER, Starring Kevin Kline, Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Can't travel to New York? No problem! BroadwayHD has just announced it will record tonight's performance of PRESENT LAUGHTER, starring Academy Award and two-time Tony Award winner Kevin Kline in his triumphant return to Broadway, for on-demand viewing on BroadwayHD.com later this year. (more...)

Uptown Players to Stage LA CAGE AUX FOLLES This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Uptown Players continues its 2017 season with the hit musical La Cage Aux Folles, running July 14 - 30, 2017 at the Kalita Humphreys Theater. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Cortland Rep's LA CAGE AUX FOLLES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

For the second production in their 46th annual season of professional summer theatre, Cortland Repertory Theatre presents the fabulous and flamboyant musical La Cage Aux Folles, which boasts a book by Harvey Fierstein based on the play by Jean Poiret, and music and lyrics by Jerry Herman. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Take Another Look at JFK's Assassination in New Book by Robert A. Wagner
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

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Moonlight Stage Productions to Present Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

For the second musical of its 37th season, Moonlight Stage Productions plans to make a splash with Disney's The Little Mermaid from July 19 through August 5. (more...)

River Stage Festival Returns to London's South Bank; Full Line Up Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Five free weekends of the best and brightest entertainment from some of the UK's leading arts and culture organisations will once again arrive at London's South Bank this summer; The Glory, HOME, Manchester, WOMAD, Rambert and the National Theatre each 'take over' the River Stage for a weekend throughout July and August. (more...)

VIP Presenters Announced for Monday's Dora Awards
by Alan Henry - Jun 22, 2017

Jacoba Knaapen, Toronto Alliance or the Performing Arts (TAPA) Executive Director and Dora Mavor Moore Awards Producer, announced the VIP presenters today for the 38th Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards, to be held on Monday, June 26 at the Elgin Theatre of the Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre Centre. (more...)

VYCES Premiere Video For Their Single 'Nocturnal' ft. Carla Harvey
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Independent Heavy Active Rock Band VYCES premiered the video for their latest single “Nocturnal” featuring Carla Harvey of Butch Babies (more...)

Legendary Violinist Darryl Way to Release New Concept Album/Rock Opera 'Underworld'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Much to the excitement of prog music fans worldwide, legendary Curved Air violinist Darryl Way is releasing a new Concept Album/Rock Opera called “Underworld” on June 21st. “Underworld” is released in 2 versions: “Underworld Rock Opera Complete” which is the whole show with dialogue and narration and “Underworld Rock Opera the Songs” which just contains the songs. (more...)

SALA Awards Finalists Announced Ahead Of The Festival's Milestone 20th Year Celebrations
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

It may be the middle of winter, but Adelaide's arts scene is hotting up as the South Australian Living Artists (SALA) Festival prepares to celebrate its 20th year with a bumper program of exhibitions, arts and cultural events across the state throughout August. (more...)

Seize the Day! MTI to Workshop NEWSIES JR. in Australia this Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Music Theatre International has announced the pilot launch of Newsies Jr, a 60-minute condensed adaptation of the 2012 Tony-award winning musical. The workshop, featuring a group of 40 students, will take place as part of Australia's Junior Theatre Celebration in October. (more...)

Exclusive Presentation of the 2017 NBA Draft on ESPN
by TV News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

ESPN's exclusive presentation of the 2017 NBA Draft presented by State Farm, begins Thursday, June 22, at 7 p.m. ET from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. The main desk will be manned by host Rece Davis, along with NBA analysts Jalen Rose and Michael Wilbon, and college basketball analyst Jay Bilas. This year marks the 15th consecutive year ESPN has televised the event. (more...)


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Donja R. Love's SUGAR IN OUR WOUNDS to Explore Civil War LGBT Love at MTC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Just announced, Manhattan Theatre Club will produce the world premiere of Sugar in Our Wounds, a new play by Donja R. Love and directed by Saheem Ali (Twelfth Night for the Public Theater's Mobile Unit), as part of MTC's upcoming 2017-2018 season. (more...)

BWW Previews: ROCKLAND BERGEN MUSIC FESTIVAL at German Masonic Park
by Peter Danish - Jun 21, 2017

This weekend the biggest music festival of the year in Rockland & Bergen County will be held at the German Masonic Park in Blauvelt! (more...)

Scoop: CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD on ABC - Sunday, July 9, 2017
by - Jun 21, 2017

Get all the scoop on CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD, airing on ABC on Sunday, July 9, 2017! (more...)

Two Shows Left for Immersive Experience PSYCHOSICAL Asylum Cabaret at Three Clubs
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

This CRAZY immersive experience will take you on a entirely musical journey through the minds of 10 people living with different mental disorders, reminding us that we all experience connection with our own feeling 'crazy'. (more...)

Scoop: CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD on ABC - Sunday, July 2, 2017
by - Jun 20, 2017

Get all the scoop on CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD, airing on ABC on Sunday, July 2, 2017! (more...)

Bickford Summer JAZZFEST Announced for July and August
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Great music and great food always seem perfect together so for Bickford Summer Jazzfest the theatre will serve up great swing and hot jazz with some of the region's best Food Trucks on-site before each concert. Different food trucks will be at each show so that both ticket holders and the general public can picnic on the beautiful Morris Museum grounds or tailgate in the spacious parking area from 5:00 to 7:30 on festival nights. (more...)

Photo Coverage: SPAMILTON Celebrates Re-Opening at 47th Street Theater!
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 20, 2017

Spamilton, the comedic musical take on all things Hamilton and Broadway, opened last night at its new home at the 47th Street Theater/The Puerto Rican Traveling Theater. The new theater on 47th Street, which is just a block from its inspiration and main punchline, hosts the show for an open engagement. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - New Showtime Comedy Special ERIK GRIFFIN: THE UGLY TRUTH
by TV News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Comedian and I'M DYING UP HERE star Erik Griffin (Workaholics, Blunt Talk) makes his hour-long debut in the new comedy special ERIK GRIFFIN: THE UGLY TRUTH premiering Friday, July 7 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME. (more...)

Review Roundup: ROMY AND MICHELE'S HIGH SCHOOL REUNION World Premiere in Seattle
by Review Roundups - Jun 20, 2017

This summer, two of the quirkiest and most endearing best friends in pop culture will make their musical theater debut at The 5th Avenue Theatre in the World Premiere production of Romy and Michele's High School Reunion, running June 8-July 2, 2017. Based on the 1997 cult hit film, Romy and Michele will star Cortney Wolfson, who previously starred in Kinky Boots on Broadway, as Romy and Stephanie Renee Wall, who starred as Elsa in Disney's Frozen Live, as Michele alongside a sensational cast of locally and nationally acclaimed actors. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the duo in costume below! (more...)

Breaking: John Cariani, Katrina Lenk & Tony Shalhoub Will Lead THE BAND'S VISIT on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Producers announced today initial casting for the Broadway production of the critically acclaimed musical THE BAND'S VISIT, arriving on Broadway in Fall 2017 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). (more...)

TREVOR the Musical Gearing Up for World Premiere at Chicago's Writers Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

As previously announced, Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, opens its 2017/18 season with the World Premiere of TREVOR the musical. (more...)

Taymor's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Luhrmann's ROMEO + JULIET and More Among Free Monday Night Screenings at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

The Old Globe will once again share some of its favorite Shakespearean cinema as a complement to its stage productions with the return of Free Monday Night Film Screenings, presented in conjunction with the 2017 Summer Shakespeare Festival. (more...)

Brian Charles Rooney to Star in MISS BLANCHE TELLS IT ALL at NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

This summer, Brian Charles Rooney will star as Miss Blanche, in the Premiere of the solo musical, Miss Blanche Tells It All by Jason Jacobs & Matthew C. Pritchard. Directed by Gisela Cardenas, with musical direction by Robert Frost and choreography by Nicole Curcio, it will begin performances as part of this year New York Musical Festival (NYMF) beginning July 12 at Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Playwrights Horizons (416 W 42nd St). (more...)

Scoop: STEVE HARVEY'S FUNDERDOME on ABC - Sunday, July 9, 2017
by - Jun 19, 2017

Get all the scoop on STEVE Harvey'S FUNDERDOME, airing on ABC on Sunday, July 9, 2017! (more...)

VIDEO: EPIX Releases Sneak Peek from New Series GET SHORTY
by TV News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Based in part on the 1990 Elmore Leonard novel of the same name, the 10-episode original series follows Miles Daly (O'Dowd), a hitman from Nevada who tries to become a movie producer in Hollywood as a means to leave his criminal past behind and win back his recently-estranged family.  There, he meets Rick Moreweather (Romano), a washed up producer of low quality films who is desperately hanging on to the rungs of Hollywood relevancy and begrudgingly becomes Miles' partner and guide through the maze of show business.  See a special sneak peek from the new series below! (more...)

SISTER ACT Returns To Manchester Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Jamie Wilson is delighted to announce casting for Curve's all new production of the hit musical comedy SISTER ACT, directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood and opening next month at Manchester Palace Theatre from Mon 24 - Sat 29 July. (more...)

Florida Studio Theatre to Present THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

FST continues the Summer Mainstage season with the AWARD WINNING SOUTHWESTERN REGIONAL PREMIERE of The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey by James Lecesne. This inspiring and uplifting one-man production runs from July 5 through August 6 in the Keating Theatre. (more...)

ABC Takes First Place on Sunday With Its Game Shows Leading the Night
by TV News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Featuring a repeat “Funniest Home Videos” leading into its Sunday game shows against Fox's 2017 U.S. Open Golf Championship extending 1-1/2 hours into primetime, ABC won Sunday night in Total Viewers (4.9 million) and Adults 18-49 (1.0/5). (more...)

Carmen Cusack, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Matthew Morrison, Vanessa Williams, Solea Pfeiffer and More Set for SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM at The Hollywood Bowl
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

The Hollywood Bowl has announced the cast and creative team for a benefit performance of SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, conceived and directed on Broadway by James Lapine. (more...)

Improguise to Present POP-UP IMPROV at Alexander Upstairs
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Improguise will present POP-UP IMPROV, performed and created by Anne Hirsch, Tandi Buchan, Leon Clingman, Ardine Fick, Brett Fish Anderson, Megan Furniss, Jaco Griessel and James Harvey, at the Alexander Upstairs Theatre, for three nights next week, starting 29 June. (more...)

Newly Formed Elliott & Harper Productions Announce First West End Show
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Marianne Elliott, the Olivier and Tony Award-winning director of the National Theatre's hugely successful productions of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and War Horse and producer Chris Harper's newly formed theatre company, Elliott & Harper Productions, announced the UK premiere of their first West End show today:  Simon Stephens' Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle.  (more...)

The Filigree Theatre and EVN Productions Present The Los Angeles Premiere of ANY NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

The Filigree Theatre and EVN Productions  of Austin, TX will present the Los Angeles Premiere of critically acclaimed play, ANY NIGHT. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Jacksons Join the West End Cast of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL on Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Last night (15 June 2017) at the Shaftesbury Theatre Jackie and Tito Jackson surprised the audience as they joined the cast of Motown the Musical after a performance of the West End hit production. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/15 - JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, IN THE HEIGHTS and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 16, 2017

'BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, IN THE HEIGHTS, and More! (more...)

Terence Archie, J. Bernard Calloway, Audrey Cardwell and Veronica J. Kuehn to Star in GUYS AND DOLLS at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the full cast for Guys and Dolls, a musical fable of Broadway. (more...)

The King's Head Theatre Announces 2017 Queer Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

The King's Head Theatre today announces the full line-up for its 2017 Queer Season. Established in 2017, the Queer Season is a celebration of the most interesting and innovative LGBTIQ theatre being created in modern Britain. (more...)

BWW Interview: KINKY BOOTS' Blair Goldberg Talks Chipotle, Her Childhood on Broadway and Panic! at the Disco Heartthrob Brendon Urie
by Matthew Blank - Jun 15, 2017

A chat with KINKY BOOTS' Blair Goldberg, who made her Broadway debut as a child opposite Bernadette Peters in ANNIE GET YOUR GUN. (more...)

Craig Zadan Teases: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR LIVE! Will Be 'Something Completely Different'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

In a new interview with Gold Derby's Zach Law, prolific producing duo Craig Zadan and Neil Meron discussed their mission to bring live musical theater to television viewers across the country. (more...)

Breaking: NEWSIES Will Seize Another Day (Or Two) in Movie Theatres This August!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Due to an immensely successful and record-breaking cinematic debut, 'Disney's Newsies: The Broadway Musical!' returns to movie theaters nationwide for a two-day encore presentation. Captured live at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre early last year, the event features Jeremy Jordan, who currently stars in the television series 'Supergirl,' reprising the role he created as 'Jack Kelly.' (more...)

Photo Flash: Cortland Rep presents a Musical Classic LA CAGE AUX FOLLES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

For the second production in their 46th annual season of professional summer theatre, Cortland Repertory Theatre presents the fabulous and flamboyant musical La Cage Aux Folles, which boasts a book by Harvey Fierstein based on the play by Jean Poiret, and music and lyrics by Jerry Herman. As a playwright, Fierstein is well-known for the musical Newsies and the current Broadway production of Kinky Boots; Herman is best known as the composer of Hello Dolly and Mame. While La Cage Aux Folles is a multiple Tony-Award winning musical and one of Broadway's all time greatest hits, the story is perhaps best known as the movie The Birdcage, which starred Robin Williams and Nathan Lane.  (more...)

Theatre Artists-in-Residence Arrive for Summer Project
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Nettle Creek Players, a 501c3 not-for-profit arts organization, on Monday, June 19 will welcome to Hagerstown a troupe of visiting professional theatre artists who will live in the community for five weeks as they prepare and present the Nettle Creek Players 2017 Summer Stock Tent Theatre Season featuring productions of THE FANTASTICKS, THUMBELINA, BROADWAY ON MAIN STREET, and the NCP Young Actors Musical Theatre Workshop.  Performances of THE FANTASTICKS will be at 7:30pm on July 7, 8, 9, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21 & 22 with BROADWAY ON MAIN STREET at 2:00pm on July 9, 16 & 23 and THUMBELINA at 11:00am and 1:00pm on July 15 & 22, 2017.  The Workshop will be offered from July 11-23, 10:00am-3:00pm.  (more...)

Full Programme for SPIRIT OF '47 Announced at Edinburgh International Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Today the International Festival and British Council announce full details for Spirit of '47, a co-curated programme celebrating international cultural collaboration. The 10 day season of events features performances, screenings and talks from all over the world. (more...)

Steven Boyer, Alex Brightman, Steven Pasquale, Nikki M. James, Taylor Caldwell and More to Star in Encores! Off-Center's New Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Encores! Off-Center Artistic Director Michael Friedman today announced casting for his first season at the helm of the popular summer musical theater series at New York City Center. (more...)

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