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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.


Encores! Off-Center Staging of GOD BLESS YOU, MR. ROSEWATER Heads to the Recording Studio
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Ghostlight Records has announced plans to record the first-ever cast album of the musical Kurt Vonnegut's God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater, based on the recent production by the New York City Center's Encores! Off-Center musical theater series.  (more...)

Very Merry Holiday Special Available Now Through Jan. 1 at Blumenthal Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

The Blumenthal Performing Arts "Very Merry Holiday Special" is back and continues through Jan. 1. During this holiday season special, and while supplies last, ticket buyers will receive free parking with their purchase to select performances and seating for many upcoming Broadway shows, as well as concerts and special attractions presented by Blumenthal Performing Arts. (more...)

Candis C. Jones, Jesca Prudencio, and More Complete The Drama League's 'Directorfest 2016' Line Up
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

The Drama League (Executive Artistic Director Gabriel Stelian-Shanks) has announced full casting for DirectorFest 2016: The 33rd Annual Directors Festival, an evening of four short plays staged by The Drama League Directors Project Fall Directing Fellows Candis C. Jones, James Dean Palmer, Jesca Prudencio, and Shaun Patrick Tubbs. (more...)


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Photo Flash: First Look at Euan Morton & Hannah Corneau in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH on Tour!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Tony and Olivier Award-nominated Euan Morton will take over the role of Hedwig, and Hannah Corneau will play Yitzhak in the National Tour of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, the 2014 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival, starting tonight, November 29th at the Civic Theatre in San Diego.  (more...)

Darren Criss to Serve as Multi-Platform Host Throughout NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE Broadcast!
by TV News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Darren Criss will be the conduit for the millions of fans watching NBC's monumental three-hour production on the network and as well as for those following the goings-on via Facebook Live. (more...)

Sundance Adds Two More Films to 2017 Festival
by Movies News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Sundance Institute augments the 2017 Sundance Film Festivalprogram with two new independent films, announced today: Newness, from director Drake Doremus, and TRUMPED: Inside The Greatest Political Upset of All Time, from directors Banks Tarver, Ted Bourne and Mary Robertson. The Festival takes place in Park City, Salt Lake City and at Sundance Mountain Resort January 19-29. For more info and screening times for these films and all other program elements, visit sundance.org/festival. (more...)

Euan Morton and Hannah Corneau to Headline Fisher Theatre's HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2017

The 2014 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival Hedwig & The Angry Inch will make its Detroit premier at the Fisher Theatre, February 21 - March 5, 2017. Tickets are now on sale at all Ticketmaster locations, by phone at 1-800-982-2787, online atwww.broadwayindetroit.com or www.ticketmaster.com, and at the Fisher Theatre Box Office. (more...)

TONY N' TINA'S WEDDING to Say 'I Do' in Raleigh
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

The 'granddaddy of all interactive theatre' will be performed for the first time ever in Raleigh. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Tomorrow for HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH's Spring Run in the Windy City
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Broadway In Chicago has announced that individual tickets for the Chicago premiere of the 2014 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival Hedwig and the Angry Inch will go on sale Friday, January 6 for a limited two-week engagement at the Oriental Theatre (24 W. Randolph) March 7-19, 2017. (more...)

Kenny Loggins & More Set for Sundance Film Festival's 'An Artist at the Table' Benefit
by Movies News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Sundance Institute revealed the program elements for the 2017 Sundance Film Festival's annual Day One celebration, An Artist at the Table (more...)

BWW Awards Special: South African Theatre Winners Celebrate the 2016 Regional BroadwayWorld South Africa Awards
by David Fick - Jan 18, 2017

It was no unlucky Friday the 13th for South Africa's theatre community when BroadwayWorld's Regional Managing Editor Christina Mancuso released the names of the of the winners of the 2016 BroadwayWorld South Africa Awards. (more...)

Raleigh Little Theatre Presents ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

???????Raleigh Little Theatre presents One Man, Two Guvnors, the area premiere of a comedy that ran successfully in New York and London and helped to launch James Corden's career. The play is written by Richard Bean, with songs by Grant Olding, and is based on Carlo Goldoni's Servant of Two Masters. (more...)

Virginia Rep Announces the Opening of AIRLINE HIGHWAY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Virginia Repertory Theatre announces the opening of the Tony-nominated play Airline Highway, by playwright Lisa D'Amour on Friday, January 27 on the Arenstein Stage at the Sara Belle and Neil November Theatre, 114 West Broad Street.  The play runs through February 12 with preview performances on Wednesday and Thursday, January 25 and 26.  Set in post-Katrina New Orleans and echoing the spontaneity and rich texture of jazz,  this gritty comedy celebrates the colorful, fractured characters that define the city's spirit. D'Amour, a fifth-generation New Orleans native, was a Pulitzer finalist for her work on Detroit.  She was commissioned to write Airline Highway in 2014 for Steppenwolf Theatre Company. The show made its Broadway debut in 2015 and earned four Tony Nominations. (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld South Africa Awards Winners Announced - SWEENEY TODD Big Winner!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 13, 2017

Votes are cast; polls are closed; and results have been tabulated! This was our biggest year yet! After a record number of voters in more than 75 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is very excited to announce the 2016 South Africa winners! Thanks to all who voted, and huge congratulations to all the winners! (more...)

Darius Campbell Returns to Glasgow to Star in FUNNY GIRL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

West End leading lady Natasha J Barnes and recording artist Darius Campbell lead the cast of Funny Girl which comes to the King's Theatre from Tuesday 30 May until Saturday 3 June as they reprise their roles from the critically acclaimed and record-breaking sold-out runs at the Menier Chocolate Factory and Savoy Theatre. (more...)

Life Is Beautiful! Roundabout's CABARET to Play the Princess of Wales Theatre This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

David Mirvish will present the national tour of Sam Mendes (Spectre, American Beauty) and Rob Marshall's (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) Tony Award-winning production of CABARET. CABARET will play a strictly one-week engagement, February 14 - 19 at the Princess of Wales Theatre. (more...)

Tony-Winning Broadway Producer Mike Isaacson to Receive CTI's 2017 Robert Whitehead Award
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 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 Tuesday, March 14, 2017. (more...)

Sheridan Smith Reprises Her Smash-Hit Performance As Fanny Brice Across The UK
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Following critically acclaimed and record-breaking sold-out runs at the Menier Chocolate Factory and Savoy Theatre, Sheridan Smith will reprise her highly praised performance of Fanny Brice at selected venues for the UK tour of Funny Girl - she is set to perform in Manchester, Milton Keynes, Liverpool, Bristol, Edinburgh, Birmingham, Newcastle, Southampton, Bradford, Southend, Cardiff and Dublin. (more...)

Ordway Center for the Performing Arts Presents HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts is excited to present the first U.S. national tour of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Feb. 14-19. Tickets start at $37 and can be purchased online at www.ordway.org, by phone at651-224-4222 or in-person at the Ordway ticket office. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for FUNNY GIRL Tour Across The UK and Ireland
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Full casting is announced today for the tour of Funny Girl which enjoyed critically acclaimed and record-breaking sold-out runs at the Menier Chocolate Factory and Savoy Theatre. (more...)

Jury Members Announced for 2017 Sundance Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Sundance Institute will convene 24 experts in film, art, culture and science to award feature-length work shown at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards Winners Announced - Transcendence Theatre Company, Alex Perez Win 2 Awards!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 10, 2017

Votes are cast; polls are closed; and results have been tabulated! This was our biggest year yet! After a record number of voters in more than 75 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is very excited to announce the 2016 San Francisco winners! Thanks to all who voted, and huge congratulations to all the winners! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Euan Morton Sing HEDWIG's 'Wicked Little Town' on Tour!
by Stage Tube - Dec 9, 2016

Just last month, Tony and Olivier Award-nominated Euan Morton took over the role of Hedwig in the National Tour of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, the 2014 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival. For a complete list of tour cities, click here. (more...)

BWW Backstage: Video Preview of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at Denver Center
by Robert Bogin - Dec 9, 2016

Boasting one of Broadway's most unusual plots and catchy musical numbers, Hedwig and the Angry Inch breaks the musical mold in multiple ways. Below, watch a video preview with interviews with the actors! (more...)

AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH Followup to Premiere at 2017 Sundance Film Festival; Al Gore Set for Panel
by Movies News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

The followup to watershed environmental documentary An Inconvenient Truth will make its world premiere at the 2017 Sundance Film Festivalas a Day One screening, part of The New Climate, a program dedicated to conversations and films about environmental change and conservation. (more...)

Casting Complete for The Drama League's DIRECTORFEST 2016
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

The Drama League has announced full casting for DirectorFest 2016: The 33rdAnnual Directors Festival, an evening of four short plays staged by The Drama League Directors Project Fall Directing Fellows Candis C. Jones, James Dean Palmer, Jesca Prudencio, and Shaun Patrick Tubbs. (more...)

BWW Review: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at the Buell Theatre
by Chris Arneson - Dec 8, 2016

There's nothing like a rock musical led by a genderqueer German named Hedwig. Absolutely nothing. (more...)

BWW Review: ANTHONY RAPP: LIVE IN CONCERT, St James Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - Dec 7, 2016

Anthony Rapp graces the intimately beautiful stage of the St. James Theatre's studio for a series of live concerts. Last seen on the American tour of If/Then (music by Tom Kitt, book and lyrics by Bryan Yorkley, and nominated for two Tony Awards), Rapp takes his rapt audiences on a journey made of songs dear to his heart, introducing them one by one with brief albeit always poignant stories. (more...)

Plays by Anna Ziegler, Tanya Saracho and More Set for 2017 Powers New Voices Festival at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

The Old Globe today announced it will present the fourth annual New Voices Festival-with a new moniker: the Powers New Voices Festival, a weekend of readings of new American plays by professional playwrights, playing January 13 - 15, 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: THE MAGI Brings Love and Lyrics to The Hub Theatre
by Barbara Johnson - Dec 5, 2016

The Hub Theatre's THE MAGI is in many ways made for the winter holidays: it is unabashedly about love and sacrifice. Kelsey Mesa directs this two-person acoustic musical featuring impressive original songs by Eli Pafumi. (more...)

BWW 2016 Seattle Critic's Choice Awards (Jay's Picks)
by Jay Irwin - Dec 31, 2016

It's been a crazy year, Dear Readers. Lots of ups, lots of downs, and LOTS of emotions. And I'm not just talking about on stage. But let's not dwell on the bad things that may have happened in the world and focus on some of the amazing things Seattle theater companies gave us this past year, and let me tell you there were quite a few. So many in fact that in some categories I simply had to call out more than the usual Honorable Mentions as some performances just needed to be noted. You'll see what I mean especially when you get to the female categories as the ladies were certainly bringing it this year. But let's get started shall we? Out of the myriad shows I saw this year in Seattle, here are the shows and performances that truly stood out to me. (more...)


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Photo Flash: Happy Holidays from HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH's Euan Morton!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

Just last month, Tony and Olivier Award-nominated Euan Morton took over the role of Hedwig in the National Tour of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, the 2014 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival. For a complete list of tour cities, click here. (more...)

Michael Cerveris and His Accomplices, Sky-Pony Set for Sheen Center's CONVERGENCES Indie Series
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

To kick off the new year, the Sheen Center for Thought & Culture is kicking off a new music series; Convergences - Indie Artists Series. (more...)

On Sale Today! 'From Broadway With Love For Orlando' Benefit Concert Now Available as Double CD, DVD, and Blu-ray
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

The sold-out concert featured all-star Broadway performances with Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra. (more...)

VIDEO: Neil Patrick Harris Proves He Knows Every Word of HAMILTON's 'My Shot'
by TV News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Neil Patrick Harris takes Mashable.com inside his home and shows off his personal movie theater, the actual booth from 'How I Met Your Mother' and proves that he knows every single word to 'My Shot' from the HAMILTON soundtrack. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Andrew Rannells & More in Final Season of HBO's GIRLS
by TV News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

The final season of GIRLS premieres February 12 on HBO - check out the first promo for the farewell season below! (more...)

Go Go's Musical HEAD OVER HEELS Will Get January Lab in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

A musical inspired by the songs of the 80's rock group The Go Go's might be on its way to an NYC stage. According to an Equity casting notice, a lab will be held January 16 - February 10. (more...)

VIDEO: Andrew Rannells Reveals He Once Starred in Unauthorized 'Karate Kid' Musical
by TV News Desk - Dec 17, 2016

Andrew Rannells faced off against Michael Che and Jimmy Fallon in a game of Virtual Reality Pictionary. Later, Rannells talked about starring in an unauthorized Karate Kid musical titled 'It's Karate, Kid.' (more...)

GEORGIE: MY ADVENTURES WITH GEORGE ROSE Headed Off-Broadway in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

Producers Martin Platt and David Elliott with Mary Cossette, Jamie deRoy, Richard Winkler, and Mike Blank will present the New York premiere of the critically acclaimed Signature Theatre production of Georgie: My Adventures with George Rose, the new play written by and starring Ed Dixon (Sunset Boulevard, LES MISERABLES) with direction by Eric Schaeffer (Follies, Million Dollar Quartet). (more...)

2017 Sundance Film Festival Adds Four Films
by Movies News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Rounding out an already robust slate of new independent work, Sundance Institute adds two Documentary Premieres and two archive From The Collection films to the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Screenings take place in Park City, Salt Lake City and at Sundance Mountain Resort January 19-29. (more...)

Aditi Brennan Kapil's IMOGEN SAYS NOTHING to Premiere at Yale Rep This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Yale Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of IMOGEN SAYS NOTHING by Aditi Brennan Kapil, directed by Laurie Woolery, at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street), January 20-February 11. Opening Night is Thursday, January 26. (more...)

Michael Mayer and Tom Kitt's New Adaptation of AS YOU LIKE IT to Open in Tokyo This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Toho Co., Ltd. has announced the world premiere of a new production of William Shakespeare's romantic comedy AS YOU LIKE IT from the Tony Award-winning creative team of Michael Mayer and Tom Kitt, who will reunite after previous collaborations on American Idiot: The Musical on Broadway and Second Stage Theatre's Everyday Rapture, which will open in Tokyo in January 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: HEDWIG Rocks The Paramount with Heart and Soul
by Jay Irwin - Dec 14, 2016

When you have a show that is so focused on one character, it's always interesting to see the different takes different actors give to the role. A prime example of this is John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask's masterpiece, "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" currently playing at the Paramount Theatre. Over the years I've seen five different Hedwigs. Some accentuate the outrageousness of the role, some the comedy but, other than Mitchell's own film version, have I ever seen a more tragically honest rendition than that of Euan Morton's performance. (more...)

FALSETTOS Star Heads to NBC's 'Tonight Show' This Week
by TV News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

NBC has announced that on Friday, December 16th, FALSETTOS star Andrew Rannells will stop by THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON. (more...)

Last Chance to See LAZARUS at King's Cross Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

Audiences have just over a month left to experience David Bowie and Enda Walsh's LAZARUS. The final performance of the production's strictly limited 13-week run will be held on Sunday 22 January 2017 at King's Cross Theatre, the brand new 900-seater venue built specifically for the production. (more...)

CRT Downtown to Bring Humor to the Holidays with THE SANTALAND DIARIES
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

Cortland Repertory Theatre Downtown, in associate with Open Stage of Harrisburg, invites those who are a little over-saturated with holiday saccharine cheer to THE SANTALAND DIARIES, a hilarious and biting one-man play written by humorist David Sedaris and adapted by Joe Mantello.  (more...)

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