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The cult rock musical about outrageous transgender singer Hedwig and his rock-n-roll band, the Angry Inch, a name inspired by Hedwigís own botched sex change operation, this hilarious play is performed by Hedwig as a rock gig/stand-up comedy routine, backed by his band. A brutally honest musical theatre experience, ďHedwig and the Angry InchĒ is a roller-coaster ride; funny, touching, emotionally draining and ultimately inspiring to anyone who feels life has given them an inch when they deserved a mile.


Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles and Broadway Veteran Alan Cumming Bring to Life Classics of Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

???????Kicking off its spectacular 38th Season, the Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles (GMCLA), widely respected for its impactful and acclaimed original programming, will be presenting "He Had It Coming," its spring concert starring venerated Broadway, TV and film actor Alan Cumming, on April 1 and 2.  (more...)

San Francisco's SHN and Humphry Slocombe Create Limited Edition INTO THE WOODS Inspired Ice Cream Flavor
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

To celebrate the opening of INTO THE WOODS at the SHN Golden Gate Theatre, Humphry Slocombe and SHN have collaborated on a limited edition ice cream flavor inspired by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's musical hit. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Gummies' Episode of GIRLS on HBO
by TV News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

On the next episode of GIRLS on HBO titled 'Gummies', Adam (Adam Driver) and Jessa (Jemima Kirke) begin shooting scenes for their film, but she questions his creative direction. (more...)

Bid to Meet Glenn Close, Ben Platt, Phillipa Soo and More with Drama League's 2017 Charity Auction
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

The Drama League has launched its 2017 Spring Charity Auction, featuring more than 20 once-in-a-lifetime prize packages. (more...)

BWW Review: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY ITCH at Fisher Theatre is a Definite Must-Have Experience!
by Katie Laban - Mar 3, 2017

There is no other show like Hedwig and the Angry Inch. There is no other experience like Hedwig and the Angry Inch. There is only one Hedwig and it is definite must-have experience at the Fisher Theatre in Detroit. (more...)

Tony Winner Andrea Martin Signs on for Broadway Concert Series at Broward Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

???????Hosted by Sirius XM Radio Star Seth Rudetsky whom the New York Times dubbed 'The Mayor of Broadway,' this popular concert series produced by Mark Cortale, returns this spring to The Broward Center for the Performing Arts' Parker Playhouse with comedy legend Andrea Martin, star of TV's SCTV and two-time Tony Award winner for the Broadway revival of 'Pippin' and 'My Favorite Year,' on April 1, 2017 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Chicago You Might Have Missed This Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Check out the top stories from Chicago you might have missed this week and more! (more...)

Jerry Mitchell, Alex Rudzinski to Direct NBC's BYE BYE BIRDIE LIVE!
by TV News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

NBC's BYE BYE BIRDIE LIVE, the network's 2017 live holiday musical production starring Jennifer Lopez, has found its directorial duo (more...)

VIDEO: Darren Criss Talks New 4-Song Dance EP on LATE LATE SHOW
by TV News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

On last night's LATE LATE SHOW, Darren Criss discussed his new 4-song EP 'Lost Boys Life' from his new alt-pop band Computer Games which he launched with his brother Chuck. (more...)

Norm Lewis Hosts TREASURES OF NEW YORK: THE DRAMA LEAGUE On WLIW 21 Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

The Drama League (Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, Executive Artistic Director), and WNET (America's flagship PBS station), present the broadcast premiere of the documentary "Treasures of New York: The Drama League" on Thursday, March 23 at 8:00 p.m. on WLIW21 and Sunday, March 26 at 7:00 p.m. on THIRTEEN. (more...)

BWW Women in Theater: March 2017
by Lauren Yarger - Mar 22, 2017

Women in theater news for March 2017 (more...)

Double Fleur du Cap Win for Current Theatre On The Bay Attraction JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT - currently running at Theatre on the Bay - won two awards at the 52nd Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards. (more...)

Cast Announced for World Premiere of BALLAST at Diversionary
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Diversionary has announced casting for the World Premiere of BALLAST by Georgette Kelly. This highly poetic play explores the waking and dream lives of two trans and cisgender couples as they come to terms with the new lives they find themselves in. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Andrew Rannells' 'Elijah' Auditions for New Broadway Musical on Next GIRLS
by TV News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

On the next episode of GIRLS on HBO titled 'The Bounce', Elijah (Tony nominee Andrew Rannells) prepares for an open-call audition for a new Broadway musical, but is thrown off his game by an unexpected visitor. (more...)

BWW Special Feature: Top Ten Highlights from the Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards
by David Fick - Mar 20, 2017

The Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards were presented at a ceremony themed 'Live with Flair' at the Artscape Theatre Center last night, with the undisputed highlight of the night being the disruption of the ceremony by Mamela Nyamza, Chuma Sopotela, Buhlebezwe Siwani, and Zikhona Jacobs. (more...)

Taye Diggs Lands Starring Role in New ABC Thriller Drama Pilot DOOMSDAY
by TV News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Taye Diggs will star alongside Jack Davenport, Rachelle Lefevre and Dan Byrd in ABC's thriller drama pilot DOOMSDAY (more...)


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BWW Special Feature: Countdown to the 52nd Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards Sees Nominees and Theatre Politics Take a Bow
by David Fick - Mar 19, 2017

The 52nd Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards will be presented tonight at the Artscape Theatre in Cape Town. With the local theatre industry counting down to the ceremony, BroadwayWorld presents a special feature that highlights the nominees and some of the discourse that has transpired since the nominations were released last month. (more...)

Range A Cappella Debuts First Studio Album 'Volume One'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

After two years of rising YouTube fame, RANGE a cappella has debuted their first studio album Volume One, released on March 10, 2017 (more...)

New Revival of CABARET to Return to Melbourne
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

???????Following a sell out season in Sydney, The Kit Kat Club is returning to Melbourne in all its decadence for a new Australian revival of CABARET playing at The Athenaeum Theatre from 27 April.  (more...)

BWW Morning Brief March 16th, 2017 - THE PRICE Opens, GROUNDHOG DAY Begins and More!
by Jessica Khan - Mar 16, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: THE PRICE brings an all-star quartet of actors to Broadway tonight, and GROUNDHOG DAY starts performances on the Great White Way! (more...)

Divas! Marks Mason Alexander Park's Return to Raleigh Stages
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Mason Alexander Park last performed at Raleigh Little Theatre in March of 2006. He was ten years old when he played the Little Old Man in "James and the Giant Peach." (more...)

VIDEO: Darren Criss Talks HEDWIG, 'Flash' Musical Episode & More on 'Conan'
by TV News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

On last night's CONAN, guest Darren Criss talked about dressing like a woman in Hedwig and the Angry Inch and reveals he is disappointed he'll never look that pretty again. (more...)

Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Announces Special Award of Achievement to Honor Gordon Davidson
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle is proud to announce a new special award to be presented at its upcoming awards ceremony on March 20: The Gordon Davidson Award for distinguished contribution to the Los Angeles theatrical community. The award is sponsored by the Center Theatre Group, where Gordon Davidson served as the founding Artistic Director from 1967 to 2005, and will be presented this year to Pro99. (more...)

VIDEO: Lena Hall Announces Release of OBSESSED: A TRIBUTE TO RADIOHEAD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Lena Hall announced on Instagram last night the release of her and Justin Craig's brand new EP album, Obsessed: A Tribute to Radiohead with the video seen below. The video features Hall performing at the album release show at Pianos. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Full Disclosure' Episode of GIRLS on HBO
by TV News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

On the next episode of GIRLS on HBO titled 'Full Disclosure', Marnie (Allison Williams) tries to convince a resistant Desi (Ebon Moss-Bachrach) to follow through with their planned gig at her mom's birthday party in New Jersey. (more...)

Design-Focused 'in 1: the podcast' Welcomes WAR PAINT Associate Lighting Designer Paul Toben
by in 1: the podcast - Mar 13, 2017

Episode 70 is direct from Cory's kitchen and it's with Lighting Designer Paul Toben. Paul is currently in town serving as the Associate LD for the new Broadway musical War Paint, but he's with us today to do some deep excavating into the true nature of being a working designer. (more...)

2017 Robert Whitehead Awards Ceremony Postponed Due to Weather
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

The 2017 Robert Whitehead Awards Ceremony originally scheduled for Tuesday, March 14, has been postponed due to inclement weather. A new date and time will be announced shortly. (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Detroit You Might Have Missed This Week
by - Mar 10, 2017

Check out the top stories from Detroit you might have missed this week and more! (more...)

Norm Lewis to Host Drama League Documentary TREASURES OF NEW YORK on THIRTEEN
by TV News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

For more than 100 years, The Drama League has been an integral part of the New York theatrical community, enhancing the professional, personal and creative development of artists and improving the quality of new work for stage. Today, The Drama League serves nearly 3,000 artists and 15,000 audience members a year. (more...)

WP Theater's 2017 Gala, Hosted by Lena Hall, Will Honor Debra Messing and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

WP Theater (formerly Women's Project Theater), under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Lisa McNulty and Managing Director Michael Sag, has announced WP Theater's 32nd Annual Gala, honoring game-changing women with the Women of Achievement Awards. The gala will honor Emmy Award-winning actress and activist Debra Messing ('Will & Grace,' Outside Mullingar) and trailblazing media executive, President of BBC Worldwide North America, Ann M. Sarnoff. (more...)

Open Stage of Harrisburg Founders Donald and Anne Alsedek Are Retiring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Open Stage of Harrisburg announced today that theatre mainstays Anne and Don Alsedek will retire June 30, 2017, at the conclusion of the theatre's 31st season. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Tracey Ullman Guest Stars on Next Episode of GIRLS on HBO
by - Feb 27, 2017

On the next episode of GIRLS on HBO titled "Painful Evacuation", Hannah (Lena Dunham) interviews influential writer Ode Montgomery (Tracey Ullman), who offers eye-opening advice on being a woman and a writer. (more...)

Broadway Dreams Sets Cities and Dates for 2017 Summer Intensive Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Broadway Dreams has set cities and dates for their 2017 Summer Intensive Tour, #ComeTogether. Launching in Atlanta, GA on June 4, 2017, the Summer Tour will offer the international non-profit's unique brand of performing arts training in 8 U.S. cities and Toronto, Canada. In each location, Broadway Dreams will present an incredible roster of top Broadway directors, performers, and industry insiders who will offer highly personalized musical theatre training and mentoring through week-long performing arts intensive workshops for students of all ages, skill levels, and socio- economic backgrounds. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE CRUCIBLE at Oakland's Hot Couture 2017
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

For Hot Couture 2017, The Crucible Founder Michael Sturtz's designed a directed a nine-minute theatrical vignette with hand balancers and contortionists acting out the story of 'The Origin of Love' from 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch,' which involves beings with four legs and four arms, attached back to back-to-back, roaming the Earth. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/25/2017
by - Feb 25, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 2/25/2017. (more...)

BWW Interview: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH's Hannah Corneau Chats About 'Acceptance and Love'
by Rachel Weinberg - Feb 24, 2017

I recently had the chance to speak with Hannah Corneau, who is currently taking on the role of Yitzhak in the national tour of Hedwig and the Angry Inch following a successful revival on Broadway during the 2014-2015 theater season. The tour arrives in Chicago on March 7, and Corneau reflected on her experience with the show and the importance of HEDWIG's message. Below are excerpts from the conversation. (more...)

Immersive SEEING YOU Begins Performances in May Underneath The High Line
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Seeing You, a new immersive experience, has been announced for a limited six-week engagement beginning May 2, 2017 underneath The High Line at 450 W 14th Street in New York City.  Tickets are now on-sale at SeeingYou.NYC. (more...)

Shakina Nayfack Named 2017 Beatrice Terry Artist In Residence Fellow By The Drama League
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The Drama League (Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, Executive Artistic Director), has named Shakina Nayfack the 2017 Beatrice Terry Artist in Residence Fellow, the second recipient of the award named in honor of the late Beatrice Terry, an alumna of The Drama League Directors Project. (more...)

Darren Criss, GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE and More Among 48th Annual LADCC Award Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle (LADCC) has announced its nominations and special awards for excellence in Los Angeles, Orange County and Ventura County theatre for the year 2016 (Dec. 1, 2015 - Nov. 30, 2016). (more...)

Diversionary Announces the World Premiere of BALLAST
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

This May Diversionary asks audiences this question with the World Premiere of BALLAST by Georgette Kelly, a highly poetic exploration of the waking and dream lives of two trans and cisgender couples as they come to terms with the new lives they find themselves in. (more...)

ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES ME, Starring Wade McCollum, Headed Off-Broadway This May
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Producer Q Theatricals announced today that after critically acclaimed and award winning productions in Seattle, New Jersey and Boston the new musical, ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES ME, will begin performances on Friday, April 14, 2017 and officially open on Sunday, May 7, 2017 at Off-Broadway's Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd Street). This strictly limited engagement will play through Sunday, June 11th only. (more...)

THE B SIDE - W Hollywood Partners with 42 Seven Productions to Reimagine SUNDAY SOUL REVUE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

This Sunday, February 26th, Sunday Soul Revue evolves into THE B SIDE. W Hollywood, in association with 42 Seven Productions, is reimagining their long- running live music series, and on Oscar Sunday, what is more fitting than the songs of cinema? (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'American Bitch' Episode of GIRLS on HBO
by - Feb 20, 2017

On the next episode of GIRLS on HBO titled "American Bitch," Hannah (Lena Dunham) has a tense t√™te-√†-t√™te with Chuck Palmer (Matthew Rhys) ¬Ė an acclaimed author she once greatly admired ¬Ė about the disturbing allegations swirling around him. (more...)


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THEATRE ROCK LIVE Returns to NYC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

Chronicling the history of rock musicals starting with Hair in 1969, TR honors Pippin, Rocky Horror, The Who's Tommy, Chess, Jesus Christ Superstar, Rent, Godspell, Aida, Wicked, Next To Normal, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Spring Awakening, Jersey Boys, Rock of Ages and many many more. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief February 17th, 2017 - COME FROM AWAY, CRAZY FOR YOU and More!
by Jessica Khan - Feb 17, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! This weekend's big news: COME FROM AWAY and CRAZY FOR YOU open on Sunday! (more...)

MS. PAK-MAN: ON MY LAST HEART! Opens in Two Weeks!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

"Ms. Pak-Man: On My Last Heart!" is the third installment of the wildly successful Ms. Pak-Man series. It's a cabaret style theater experience returning to Re-bar March 2nd through the 4th and March 9th through the 11th. Watch this world-renowned video game superstar of the 1980s pop power pills while she shares scandalous songs and stories about her life and loves-glitches and all! This is an all-new show that is guaranteed to achieve a high score! (more...)

Darren Criss to Play Serial Murderer in Ryan Murphy's VERSACE: AMERICAN CRIME STORY
by TV News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Darren Criss and Edgar Ramirez and Darren Criss (Hedwig and the Angry Inch) are set to lead the cast of Ryan Murphy's VERSACE: AMERICAN CRIME STORY. (more...)

Nominees Announced for 52nd Annual Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

The 52nd annual Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards today announced its nominees. These annual awards are amongst the most coveted in the South African performing arts fraternity. For over 50 years, the Fleur du Cap wine brand has proudly associated itself with the Theatre Awards as they showcase the flair that is synonymous with the wine. (more...)

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