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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.

THE WAR BOYS Enters Final Weeks at Access Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Naomi Wallace's searing psychological drama The War Boys, directed by James Will McBride, is entering its final two weeks at Access Theater (380 Broadway, NYC). Performances continue through April 16, 2017. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Tony Winner Lena Hall Covers a Bruno Mars Tune
by Stage Tube - Mar 31, 2017

Lena Hall recently released a stripped down cover of Bruno Mars' song If I Knew. Watch her put her signature rock spin on this pop track. (more...)

VIDEO: Andrew Rannells Talks 'Girls' Performance; Takes 'Pup' Quiz on TONIGHT SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Andrew Rannells told the real-life audition story that inspired his storyline in the final season of HBO's GIRLS and why his decision to sing 'Let Me Be Your Star' from NBC's Smash was kind of out of spite!  (more...)

CTI Sets New Date for Snowed-Out 2017 Robert Whitehead Award Ceremony
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Tony Award-winning Broadway producer Mike Isaacson will be presented The Commercial Theater Institute's Robert Whitehead Award for 'outstanding achievement in commercial theatre producing' at a reception at Sardi's on Wednesday, May 10, 2017. It was initially scheduled for March 14th but was rescheduled due to snowstorm Stella. (more...)

Broadway Dreams to Return to Russia, Brazil for Second Year of Musical Theatre Intensives
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Broadway Dreams is going global, bringing its acclaimed brand of musical theatre intensives to Russia and Brazil for a second groundbreaking year.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: WP Theatre Honors Debra Messing and Ann M. Sarnoff at Women of Achievement Awards
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Mar 28, 2017

WP Theater (formerly Women's Project Theater), under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Lisa McNulty and Managing Director Michael Sag, just presented their 32nd Annual Gala, honoring game-changing women with the Women of Achievement Awards. The gala honored 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...)

VIDEO: Andrew Rannells Belts Out an Original 'Smash' Tune on Last Night's GIRLS
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 27, 2017

On last night's episode of GIRLS on HBO titled 'The Bounce', Elijah (played by Andrew Rannells) participated in an open-call audition for a Broadway adaptation of 'White Man Can't Jump: The Musical.' (more...)

Michael Mayer to Helm Pharrell Williams-Inspired Movie Musical
by TV News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Broadway helmer Michael Mayer will direct a new movie musical for FOX inspired by multi-Grammy Award winner Pharrell Williams. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Adam Has Surprising News on Next GIRLS on HBO
by TV News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

On the next episode of GIRLS on HBO titled 'What Will We Do This Time About Adam?', Adam (Adam Driver) comes to Hannah (Lena Dunham) with surprising news. (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...)

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...)

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...)

Cygnet Theatre Presents San Diego Premiere of SHOCKHEADED PETER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Cygnet's fourteenth season ends with the manic, irreverent and wildly imaginative presentation of the theatrical event, Shockheaded Peter. This 1998 musical took a famed German children's book series and turned it into an instant classic. The stage production of Shockheaded Peter won rave reviews around the world as one of the most original collaborations of its kind. It featured music by The Tiger Lillies, a three-piece band with a cult following in London, and includes graphic and hilariously sadistic lessons for children about what will happen to them if they don't do as they are told. These cautionary tales for children become lessons for adults in the completely demented stage production. (more...)

VIDEO: Andrew Rannells Fears PBS-Taped FALSETTOS May Never Air Due to Proposed Budget Cuts
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 6, 2017

On last night's LATE NIGHT, Broadway alum Andrew Rannells talked to Seth about discovering musical theater through PBS and the important role it plays in education. (more...)

Itamar Moses, Isaac Oliver and More Set for DEAD DARLINGS: COMRADES EDITION at Judson Memorial Church
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Dead Darlings is back this month on April 12 for COMRADES Edition at Judson Memorial Church. (more...)

Exclusive: PBS Assures Viewers FALSETTOS Revival Will Air as Planned
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 6, 2017

This afternoon, BWW received word from PBS that FALSETTOS will indeed air as planned, as part of the network's 'Live from Lincoln Center' series. (more...)

David Binder Announced As Guest Artistic Director For Lift 2018
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Tony Award-winning producer David Binder has today been named as the Guest Artistic Director for London's pioneering biennial festival of theatre, LIFT 2018, following Mark Ball's departure to become Associate Artistic Director of Manchester International Festival. (more...)

BWW Review: GMCLA Knocks HE HAD IT COMING Out of the Park
by Don Grigware - Apr 4, 2017

On April 1 and 2 GMCLA presented its spring concert  at the Alex Theatre in Glendale He Had It Coming, a compilation of Broadway tunes with special guest star Tony winner and Emmy nominated actor/singer Alan Cumming and a few magnificent surprises. Needless to say, the show was one of their longest, running almost two hours and a half including intermission, but was well worth it. (more...)

HAIRSPRAY's Leslie Goshko to Bring THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF COLUMBO to Cornelia Street Cafe
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

'The Real Housewives of Columbo' is set for Saturday, April 22nd at 6pm at Cornelia Street Cafe, featuring creator Leslie Goshko (Hairspray on Broadway), Jan Tilley (original guitarist for Hedwig and the Angry Inch), Tamra Paselk (Le Nozzi di Figaro), and Gary Burton (BBC).  (more...)

Neil Patrick Harris to Host & Executive Produce New NBC Game Show GENIUS JUNIOR
by TV News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

No stranger to young geniuses, Neil Patrick Harris hosts NBC's exciting new game show GENIUS JUNIOR, which celebrates the brightest children in America. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Goodbye Tour' Episode of GIRLS on HBO
by TV News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

On the next episode of GIRLS on HBO titled 'Goodbye Tour', after an important meeting, Hannah (Lena Dunham) reaches out to friends for advice, but has trouble reaching Marnie (Allison Williams). (more...)

FRIDAY 5 (+1): Griffin, LaCardo and Horst from CCP's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 28, 2017

Directed by Bryce McDonald and featuring a cast that includes Ross Griffin (as Jerry Lee Lewis), Daniel W. Black (Carl Perkins), Edward LaCardo (Elvis Presley) and Steven Horst (Johnny Cash) as the titular quartet, Million Dollar Quartet is sure to set box office records in Crossville where you are likely to find the very best musical theater this side of Broadway. (more...)

VR Theatrical Announces Sidesplitting THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP for Pieter Toerien's Montecasino Theatre and Theatre On The Bay this Winter
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

DOWNTON ABBEY and the TWILIGHT saga collide in Charles Ludlam's spoof, THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP, which will be presented in South Africa by VR Theatrical by special arrangement with Samuel French. (more...)

HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH Coming to Boch Shubert Theatre This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Hedwig & the Angry Inch, the 2014 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival, comes to Boston's Boch Center Shubert Theatre for a two week engagement, playing May 30 - June 11, 2017. (more...)

Lena Hall to Celebrate the Power of Art at St. Ann's Warehouse Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

St. Ann's Warehouse has announced its 2017 gala, which will feature a special concert, created for the occasion, by Tony Award-winner and GRAMMY Award-nominee Lena Hall (Hedwig and the Angry Inch, How to Transcend a Happy Marriage), Monday, June 5, at the "stunning" (New York Magazine) waterfront theater in Brooklyn Bridge Park. (more...)

Immersive SEEING YOU Extends Before Bowing Under The High Line
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Seeing You, a new immersive experience beginning May 2, 2017, is now on sale through July 30, 2017. It was previously announced for a limited six-week engagement. Seeing You will be performed at a former meat market in the Meatpacking District, underneath The High Line, at 450 W 14th Street. (more...)

HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH to Strut Into Louisville with Pandora Productions
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Finally on the Pandora stage, one of the most requested titles in our history. After having an incredibly successful run on Broadway with stars such as Neil Patrick Harris, Michael C. Hall and Taye Diggs, Pandora Productions closes the 16-17 season with: Hedwig and the Angry Inch, book and lyrics by John Cameron Mitchell and music by Stephen Trask. (more...)

New Works by Lisa Kron, Duncan Sheik, Josh Radnor, Stephen Trask, Lynn Nottage and More Set for Knockout 33rd Season at Vassar
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Vassar & New York Stage and Film have announced the programming lineup for their upcoming 33rd Powerhouse Season, the annual summer season, which brings together some of the most influential theatrical voices working today for fully-staged productions of new plays, workshop presentations of new plays and musicals, and readings of other works in progress. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Comes from Away to Chat with Jenn Colella
by Theater People Podcast - Apr 24, 2017

On Monday, April 24 the Theater People podcast welcome's COME FROM AWAY star Jenn Colella. For the episode, Colella recounts her experience with the new Broadway musical--based on true events--from winning the role to meeting and befriending her real-life counterpart. She also shares fascinating stories from her previous work on Broadway. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 22, 2017
by - Apr 22, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 22 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

VIDEO: Lena Hall Performs The Beatles' Oh! Darling for her STRIPPED Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Check out Lena Hall performing The Beatles' Oh! Darling on her YouTube channel as part of her STRIPPED series where she performs one 'stripped down' acoustic version of a different song each week for twenty weeks! (more...)

Sheridan Smith to visit Birmingham Hippodrome in Smash-Hit Musical FUNNY GIRL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Following critically acclaimed and record-breaking sold-out runs at the Menier Chocolate Factory and Savoy Theatre, Birmingham Hippodrome is delighted to welcome Sheridan Smith in the UK Tour of Funny Girl from 8 - 13 May 2017 who reprises her highly praised performance of Fanny Brice. (more...)

HAND TO GOD and More Slated for Boise Contemporary Theater's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Boise Contemporary Theater has announced its 17|18 Season today, Wednesday, April 19, to coincide with the first preview of The Clean House, the final play in the record-breaking BCT 16|17 Season. (more...)

Kevin R Free and Jeff Hiller Reveal The Worst Of Themselves in New Comedy Show
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

MYCARL PRODUCTIONS, in association with KAMPFIRE FILMS and FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade, is pleased to present the once monthly comedy performance of No, I'M the Worst!!!, created and hosted by Kevin R. Free. (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway Dreams Goes Global with a Master Class in Moscow
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Through an unprecedented collaboration with the U.S. Embassy Moscow, the U.S. Department of State, Broadway Moscow, and Stage Entertainment Russia, the not-for-profit performing arts education organization offered master class program in Moscow from March 29 through April 11. See all the great photos from the trip below! (more...)

Haven Theatre Company to Present WE'RE GONNA DIE This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Haven Theatre Company announces We're Gonne Die, the final production in its fourth season, written by Young Jean Lee and directed by Josh Sobel, at the company's home, The Janet Bookspan Theatre at the Den Theatre, 1335 Milwaukee Ave., May 4 - June 4. (more...)

Critically Acclaimed Hit HEMELRUIM Comes to the Fugard Theatre Studio
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

The multiple award-winning and critically acclaimed production HEMELRUIM comes to the Fugard Theatre Studio for a limited run from 25 April to 13 May. The production will be performed in Afrikaans, with English surtitles. (more...)

Broadway Gets Diplomatic- Meet the Cast of OSLO!
by Marissa Sblendorio - Apr 13, 2017

Following its sold-out Off-Broadway run, OSLO is finally opening on Broadway tonight, April 13th, so it's time to meet the cast! (more...)

Priyanka Chopra, Diane Lane Among 2017 TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL Jurors; Full List
by Movies News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

The Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, today announced its jurors for the 16th edition, comprised of a group of critically acclaimed filmmakers, award-winning actors working across film, television, and stage, accomplished producers, and cultural leaders. (more...)

VIDEO: GLEE Stars Darren Criss and Lea Michele Reunite for 'Lost Boys Life' Duet
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

'It was so nice to be back with a old friend,' Darren Criss wrote introducing a video of he and fellow GLEE star Lea Michele dueling on 'Lost Boys Life' from Criss's new four-song Ep from his new alt-pop band Computer Games, which he launched with his brother, Chuck. Check it out below! (more...)

Haven Theatre Company presents WE'RE GONNA DIE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

 Haven Theatre Company announces We're Gonne Die, the final production in its fourth season, written by Young Jean Lee and directed by Josh Sobel, at the company's home, The Janet Bookspan Theatre at the Den Theatre,1335 Milwaukee Ave., May 4 - June 18. Previews are Thursday, May 4 - Saturday, May 6 at 8 p.m. Opening night is Sunday, May 7 at 7 p.m. The regular performance schedule is Thursdays - Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. Previews are Pay-What-You-Can, and regular run tickets are $18. You may purchase tickets and get more information at  (more...)

Darius Campbell to join Sheridan Smith in FUNNY GIRL at Edinburgh Playhouse
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Apr 11, 2017

Darius Campbell will play Nick Arnstein opposite Sheridan Smith as Fanny Brice for performances at Edinburgh Playhouse (18 - 22 April) as part of the nationwide Funny Girl tour (more...)

Haven Theatre Company Presents WE'RE GONNA DIE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Haven Theatre Company announces We're Gonne Die, the final production in its fourth season, written by Young Jean Lee and directed by Josh Sobel, at the company's home, The Janet Bookspan Theatre at the Den Theatre,,1335 Milwaukee Ave., May 4 - June 18. (more...)

VIDEO: Check Out a Sneak Peek at GIRLS Series Finale on HBO!
by TV News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

On the Series Finale episode of HBO's GIRLS titled 'Latching', Hannah (Lena Dunham) embarks on a new chapter. (more...)

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