Charles Busch, Carolee Carmello, Alexandra Silber and More Join Transport Group's PETER PAN in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

More exciting casting has been announced for Transport Group's benefit concert celebrating the classic 1954 musical, Peter Pan. (more...)

BWW Review: LES MISERABLES at The Esplanade
by Rocky Christopher Fajardo - Jul 26, 2016

THE ESPLANADE THEATER, Singapore - There is no doubt that LES MISERABLES has taken the form of the mammoth blockbuster musical it is now thirty years after its first production and it is clear that this 2016 re-imagined production - currently taking over Southeast Asian theaters and filling them up to the rafters - is a decisive indication that this Cameron Mackintosh ticket is all set to march on for another 30 years, or perhaps even longer. (more...)

VIDEO: Natascia Diaz Performs Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'Burn' in Concert
by Michael Dale - Jul 26, 2016

The two-time Helen Hayes Award winner puts her own spin on the searing HAMILTON ballad. (more...)

The Flea to Premiere New Adaptation of THE TROJAN WOMEN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

The Flea Theater presents the New York premiere of Ellen McLaughlin's adaptation of THE TROJAN WOMEN. It will be directed by Resident Director Anne Cecelia Haney, featuring members of The Bats, The Flea's resident acting company. Previews begin Wednesday, August 24th with opening night slated for Thursday, September 1st. (more...)

Scoop: Freeform - August Programming Highlights
by TV Scoop - Jul 26, 2016

Get all the scoop on Freeform - August Programming Highlights (more...)

Additional Casting Announced for 2016/17 season at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

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VIDEO: GMA Goes Behind-the-Scenes of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD
by TV News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

ABC's GOOD MORNING AMERICA goes behind the scenes of the new play HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD (more...)

Steve Martin's Starry METEOR SHOWER Extends Again at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

The Old Globe today announced that, due to popular demand, another additional week has been added to the world premiere run of Steve Martin's new play Meteor Shower, which will now play July 30 - September 18, 2016, with opening night on August 7. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the West End's HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD
by Marianka Swain - Jul 25, 2016

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD has its official opening this week, with a special gala performance on Saturday 30 July, and production pictures have now been released. The eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage, is one play presented in two parts. Both parts are intended to be seen in order on the same day (matinee and evening) or on two consecutive evenings.   (more...)

Florida Production of THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND Meets Eligibility Requirements for Carbonell Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

MNM Productions today announced that its upcoming production of THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND, a musical revue showcasing the music of legendary Broadway songwriters John Kander and Fred Ebb, meets the eligibility requirements for consideration for the Carbonell Awards, South Florida's most prestigious award for professional theater. The show will run for 15 performances August 5-21 at the Kravis Center's Rinker Playhouse in West Palm Beach. (more...)

THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN at South Bend Civic Theatre this August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

From August 12th through the 21st, the South Bend Civic Theatre will feature the tradition of Irish storytelling in the Wilson Theatre with Martin McDonagh's The Cripple of Inishmaan. Director Jim Geisel takes the audience to an island off the western coast of Ireland in 1934. Robert Flaherty, a Hollywood director, arrives on the island of Inishmore to film 'Man of Aran.' As the word gets around, the young Cripple Billy aspires to be in the film as a way to escape his daily struggles. (more...)

BWW Review: Thought-Provoking REDDER BLOOD Premieres at The Hub Theatre
by Barbara Johnson - Jul 25, 2016

The Hub Theatre's REDDER BLOOD, co-produced with the Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia, is many things: a dysfunctional family drama, a romantic sitcom, and a philosophical exploration. But what it does most successfully is encourage thought-provoking discussion about the vast topics it covers. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2016: BWW Q&A - Bethany Black
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 25, 2016

BWW speaks to Bethany Black about her 2016 Edinburgh Fringe show (Extra) Ordinary. (more...)

NetDimensions (Holdings) Limited Announces First Half Trading Update
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

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Drama League Nominee Julia Coffey Joins 2016 Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Davis McCallum, Artistic Director of the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, has announced that Drama League and Drama Desk Award nominee Julia Coffey will join the company to take over the roles of Rosalind in As You Like It, and Mariana and Mistress Overdone in Measure for Measure. Coffey will first appear in As You Like It on Sunday, July 31. (more...)

BWW Feature: HELPMANN AWARDS 2016: ONCE MORE, WITH FEELING at Sydney Lyric Theatre
by Brodie Paparella - Jul 25, 2016

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Scoop: BLACK-ISH on ABC - Wednesday, August 10, 2016
by - Jul 25, 2016

Get all the scoop on BLACK-ISH, airing on ABC on Wednesday, August 10, 2016! (more...)

BWW NEWS: 2016 HELPMANN AWARDS ***Article to be Updated Live *** Please Refresh Browser ***
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...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 7/23-7/24/2016
by - Jul 24, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, July 24, 2016 - Sunday, July 24, 2016. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Moving House- How a Tony-Winning Play Switches Theatres
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 24, 2016

Broadway shows changing houses is not a totally uncommon thing, though it has happened just a handful of times over the past few years. In 2013, Mamma Mia! packed up at the Winter Garden to continue its run at the Broadhurst Theatre. Rock of Ages moved three blocks from the Brooks Atkinson to the Helen Hayes in 2011. Before that, such shows as The 39 Steps, August: Osage County, The Lion King, and Chicago did the same. So what exactly goes into moving from Broadway's smallest theatre to a 1093-seat house? (Hint: Despite the show's apartment-style set, it's more than just cardboard boxes and a U-Haul.) Stage Manager Billy Barnes explains: (more...)

Sneak Peak of Hudson Theatre Restoration
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2016

Here's a peek at the restoration happening inside the historic Hudson Theatre. We can't wait to share the finished product with you this Spring when the Hudson Theatre becomes Broadway's 41st theater! (more...)

Eric Kunze Set to Reunite with LES MIS Co-Star Lea Salonga in Manila's FUN HOME
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2016

According to the Inquirer, Eric Kunze is set to reunite with with Lea Salonga in Manila production of FUN HOME this November.  (more...)

Harbor Lights Theater Company Presents The International Musical Hit: NUNSENSE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Nunsense takes place July 29 to August 14 at the Music Hall at Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden.  Tickets are $35- $45. Visit www.hltc.org  or call 866-811-4111 to purchase your tickets. 'Dinner and a Show' options are also available for select performances, catered by 'Celebrate at Snug Harbor'. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Casts of PARAMOUR, LES MIZ & More Bring it Home to Bryant Park
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jul 22, 2016

The best of Broadway will be performing FREE on six consecutive Thursdays this summer with '106.7 LITE FM's Broadway in Bryant Park 2016' - a lunchtime series that continued this week, July 21 on the Bryant Park Stage. Hosted by LITE FM's on-air personalities, the 16th annual presentation of open-air, On- and Off- Broadway lunch hour performances will run through Thursday, August 11. (more...)

PEPPA PIG Headed to the Lyceum Theatre This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

?TV favourite Peppa Pig is bringing all her family and friends to the Lyceum Theatre in her brand new stage show Peppa Pig's Surprise! from Friday 9 - Saturday 10 September. (more...)

Tony Danza, Jennifer Damiano and More Slated for Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Next week, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond, including Tony Danza, Jennifer Damiano and more. (more...)

Eastbound Theatre to Bring EAST/WEST PLAYFEST 2016 to Milford Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Eastbound Theatre, a division of the Milford Arts Council, brings 'East/West PlayFest 2016'to the Milford Center for the Arts. (more...)

The MAC to Present National Theatre Live's ONE MAN, WHO GUVNORS Encore & More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

New for its 2016-2017 Season: McAninch Arts Center (MAC) located at 425 Fawell Blvd. at College of DuPage presents encore broadcasts of National Theatre Live's International Series, part of the U.K.'s National Theatre's groundbreaking project a selection of world class, award-winning British theater productions to local venues around the world. (more...)

NO FUN Comes to 2016 SummerWorks Performance Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Following sold-out performances at the 2014 Montreal Fringe Festival and a critically acclaimed run at Tangente Danse during Pop Montreal in 2015, choreographer Helen Simard hits Toronto audiences this August with NO FUN: an interdisciplinary dance performance inspired by the music and movement of punk icon Iggy Pop. (more...)

IN THE CAR WITH BLOSSOM AND LEN and More Set for Queens Theatre's 28th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Queens Theatre's new season, which will begin in October 2016 and continue through May 2017, will feature Dance, Theatre and Family programming along with many special events. (more...)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Powered by SeatGeek: July 21, 2016
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 21, 2016

Read on to catch up on this past week's trends: July 15-21, 2016. (more...)

Interrobang Theatre Project Presents STILL By Jen Silverman
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Interrobang Theatre Project is pleased to open its 2016-17 Season, exploring "Flesh and Blood," with the Midwest premiere drama STILL by Jen Silverman, directed by Co-Artistic Director Georgette Verdin*, playing September 29 - October 30, 2016 at The Athenaeum Theatre (Studio 2), 2936 N. Southport Ave. in Chicago. Winner of the 2013 Yale Drama Series Award, STILL is a profoundly oblique journey through womanhood, grief and the triumph of saying goodbye, Tickets go on sale Monday, August 1, 2016 at www.interrobangtheatre.org.  (more...)

STAGE TUBE: New Trailer for JELLY'S LAST JAM, Starring Mark G Meadows and Cleavant Derricks at Signature Theatre
by Stage Tube - Jul 21, 2016

Signature Theatre's JELLY'S LAST JAM, directed by Signature Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Signature's La Cage Aux Folles, West Side Story) and choreographed by Jared Grimes (Broadway's After Midnight), runs August 2 - September 11 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre. The musical about famed and notorious jazz entertainer Jelly Roll Morton by George C. Wolfe, Susan Birkenhead, and Luther Henderson features the music of Jelly Roll Morton. Click below to watch a teaser for the show! (more...)

Theatreworks USA Presents Junie B.'s Essential Survival Guide to School
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

This summer Theatreworks USA, the nation's leading not-for-profit professional theatre for young audiences, will present the Off-Broadway Premiere of Junie B.'s Essential Survival Guide to School. Thanks to the generosity of corporations, foundations, and donors, Theatreworks USA  will be able to send over 12,000 underserved youth to the theatre for FREE! (more...)

Tim Federle, Bess Wohl, Marc Bruni, Leigh Silverman and More Slated for NYMF Panels
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF), previously known as The New York Musical Theatre Festival, has announced that they have partnered with The ASCAP Foundation, The Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME), and SDC Foundation to curate three panel conversations with industry professionals, aimed at providing more insight into the musical development process. (more...)

Beloved Character ANGELINA BALLERINA Now On Children's TV Channel 'Semillitas'
by TV News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Semillitas, the TV channel produced especially for children from 0-5 years of age adds to its extensive programming the prestigious children TV series ANGELINA BALLERINA. (more...)

Scoop: SUPERGIRL on THE CW - Monday, August 8, 2016
by TV Scoop - Jul 21, 2016

Get all the scoop on SUPERGIRL, airing on THE CW on Monday, August 8, 2016! (more...)

BWW Interview: Alison J. Murphy and Mark Edward Lang in LUNT AND FONTANNE 'THE CELESTIALS OF BROADWAY'
by Kathy Strain - Jul 21, 2016

As the characters Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne, Mark Edward Lang and Alison J. Murphy seem to be a perfect fit in the play about the famous Broadway actors. Lang and Murphy are married in real life and have been performing together for many years. Recently visiting San Antonio, Texas, BWW had a chance to sit down and chat with them about their roles and about the show LUNT AND FONTANNE 'THE CELESTIALS OF BROADWAY.' (more...)

Photo Flash: Donna McKechnie & Tony Sheldon Star in ICON
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Tony Award-winner Donna McKechnie (A Chorus Line) and Tony & Olivier Award-Nominee Tony Sheldon (Priscilla, Queen of the Desert) will star in The New York Musical Festival's (NYMF) upcoming production of ICON, a romantic new musical with book by Sebastian Michael and music & lyrics by Jonathan Kaldor.  Paul Stancato directs and choreographs a cast of 14, which also includes Colin Anderson*, Leslie Becker*, Patrick Connaghan*, Chase Crandell*, Chloe Holgate*, Charlotte Maltby*, Ben McHugh*, Kalia Medeiros*, Erika Peterson, Chris Ramirez*, Casey Shane*, and Sam Simahk*.  With a seven piece orchestra, ICON is being staged at The Duke on 42nd Street - a NEW 42ND STREET® Project, 229 West 42nd Street (bet. 7th and 8th Aves.) in NYC for five performances from Wednesday, July 20 through Tuesday, July 26, 2016.  *Member, Actors' Equity Association. (more...)

Happy 50ISH! to Return to NYC at The Triad This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

HAPPY 50ish!, the mid-life musical comedy is back by popular demand, beginning August 12, 2016 at The Triad (158 West 72nd Street). (more...)

Arnetia Walker, Michael Cumpsty and More Set for MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM at Two River Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Two River Theater announces the cast and creative team for its production of August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson. The production will run September 10-October 9, 2016, with the opening night on Friday, September 16 at 8pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at TROILUS AND CRESSIDA at Shakespeare in the Park
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Directed by Daniel Sullivan, TROILUS AND CRESSIDA began performances on Tuesday, July 19 and is part of the global 400th anniversary celebration of William Shakespeare's life and death. The free production will officially open on Wednesday, August 3 and will run through Sunday, August 14. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

35th Anniversary of Tremaine Dance Heads to NYC This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

The 35th anniversary of the largest touring dance conventions arrives in town, led by the legendary Joe Tremaine, a testament to all that dance gives our society. (more...)

The UCSB Department of Theater and Dance presents HELEN by Euripides
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

The UCSB Department of Theater and Dance, thanks to the Argropoulos Endowment in Hellenic studies, brings forward a touch of the ancient past by presenting Helen by Euripides on July 29th and 30th in the Studio Theater. (more...)

National Theatre Live to Broadcast THREEPENNY OPERA and DEEP BLUE SEA This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

National Theatre Live has announced international broadcasts of the Rufus Norris' National Theatre production of The Threepenny Opera by Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill, in collaboration with Elisabeth Hauptmann, in a new adaptation by Simon Stephens on Thursday, September 22, 2016; and, Carrie Cracknell's acclaimed National Theatre production of Terence Rattigan's The Deep Blue Sea on Thursday, October 6, 2016. (more...)

Scoop: THE NIGHT OF - August Episodes on HBO
by TV Scoop - Jul 20, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE NIGHT OF - August Episodes on HBO (more...)

All-Female Cast Set for Halcyon Theatre's FEFU AND HER FRIENDS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

Chicago's Halcyon Theatre announces casting for Fefu and Her Friends by Maria Irene Fornes, the first show of the company's 11th season. (more...)

Light Opera Works to Present MAME This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

Jerry Herman's Broadway classic MAME, with 26-piece orchestra, will be staged by Light Opera Works at Cahn Auditorium in Evanston, August 20 through 28. (more...)

Welcome to the Renaissance! Meet the New Company of SOMETHING ROTTEN!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

Everything is changing at the St. James Theatre! As BroadwayWorld previously announced, the smash hit musical comedy Something Rotten! has recently welcomed a slew of new principal cast members for its second year on Broadway.  The production now stars  Will Chase (Shakespeare), Catherine Brunell (Portia), Josh Grisetti (Nigel Bottom) and Leslie Kritzer (Bea), who were welcomed to the Renaissance yesterday July 18, and Rob McClure (Nick Bottom), who joined the cast just last month. Get to know the new cast below! (more...)

Honolulu Theatre for Youth Launches 62nd Season with ANIME MOMOTARO
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

A stunning new production of Honolulu Theatre for Youth's award-winning Anime Momotaro will kick off the company's 2016-17 season, themed 'Stories of Home.' Authored by Alvin Chan, Eric Johnson and the HTY Company, this modern adaptation of the Japanese children's classic, Momotaro: Peach Boy, opens Friday, August 12 at 7 p.m., then plays Saturdays, August 13, 20, 27, September 3, 10 & 17 at 4:30 p.m. A sensory-friendly performance will be held Sept. 17 at 11 a.m.; a Japanese language performance will be staged on Sept. 24 at 7 p.m. (more...)

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