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Old Globe Theatre (San Diego, CA)
1363 Old Globe Way
San Diego, CA 92101

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Based on the story by Dr. Seuss


NBC's Hit Drama THIS IS US Grows to Season High in Total Viewers
by TV News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

NBC wins the night among the Big 4 in every key measure, led by the #1 show of the night in adults 18-49, “This Is Us,” and the top two shows of the night in total viewers, “The Voice” and “This Is Us.” (more...)

BWW Review: DR. SEUSS' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! THE MUSICAL at New Orleans' Saenger Theatre
by Jenny Bravo - Nov 28, 2016

Ring in the holiday season with who hash and everyone's favorite mean one, the Grinch! With the latest performance at the New Orleans' Saenger Theatre, DR. SEUSS' How the Grinch Stole Christmas is a fun holiday night for the family. (more...)

NBC Ratings: HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS Brings 21-Month Time High
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2016

Friday Primetime Ratings: NBC wins its sixth consecutive night among the Big 4 networks in adults 18-49 (pending updates, based from Wednesday through Friday on fast-affiliate ratings). (more...)

BWW TV: Andreas Wyder of HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS National Tour
by Jeffrey Kare - Nov 25, 2016

Returning to the Durham Performing Arts Center from November 29th-December 4th is the national touring production of Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas. (more...)

Keith Lockhart Talks about TV Special and Holiday Pops
by Joseph F. Panarello - Nov 25, 2016

The Maestro talks about the upcoming Holiday Pops concerts as well as the new Christmas Special for PBS (more...)

Review Roundup: COME FROM AWAY Opens in Toronto
by Review Roundups - Nov 24, 2016

Come From Away, a new musical about what happened when 38 planes landed in the small town of Gander, Newfoundland, following the September 11 attacks, is set to begin a Broadway run this coming spring following a run in Toronto, which began last night.  (more...)

Scoop: SHREK THE HALLS on ABC - Thursday, December 8, 2016
by - Nov 23, 2016

Get all the scoop on SHREK THE HALLS, airing on ABC on Thursday, December 8, 2016! (more...)

The Broadwaysted Podcast Welcomes Crutchie Himself, Andrew Keenan Bolger
by Broadwaysted - Nov 22, 2016

This week the Broadwaysted crew is celebrating Thanksgiving with the wonderful and talented Andrew Keenan-Bolger! We pour out our version of a Moscow Mule and Andrew talks about his experiences in NEWSIES and TUCK EVERLASTING and his brilliant webseries SUBMISSIONS ONLY Andrew spills about his nightmare college audition moment, his meta experience watching the Original Cast watching the Revival Cast in FALSETTOS, and his exciting new work with the Honest Accomplice Theatre called the TRANS LITERACY PROJECT.  (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 20, 2016
by - Nov 20, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 20 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Waukesha Civic Theatre to Screen HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS for Return of PIX FLIX
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2016

We are bringing the Silver Screen back to the PIX! Once a month, for only $5 a ticket, come see a movie in this historic building! All movies will begin at 6:30 pm. We have popcorn, cookies, pretzels, beef sticks, beer, wine, soda, water, and a variety of hot drinks at our concession stand! (more...)

NBC Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Holiday Classic HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS on 11/25
by TV News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

The full version of the classic holiday musical special “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” will air Friday, Nov. 25 at 8 p.m. on NBC. (more...)

Broadway's A BRONX TALE Hits the Recording Studio
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Tommy Mottola, the Dodgers, Tribeca Productions, and Evamere Entertainment just announced that the Original Broadway Cast Album of A Bronx Tale was recorded in New York City today, January 9. Release dates and additional information will be announced shortly. (more...)

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with A BRONX TALE
by Walter McBride - Jan 9, 2017

Tommy Mottola, the Dodgers, Tribeca Productions, and Evamere Entertainment just announced that the Original Broadway Cast Album of A Bronx Tale was recorded in New York City today, January 9. Release dates and additional information will be announced shortly. See photos from the recording session below! (more...)

Philippe Bowgen, Donald Faison, Hal Linden, Justin Long, Luna Velez and More Tapped for PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for its revival of Steve Martin's clever and crowd-pleasing comedy hit Picasso at the Lapin Agile. (more...)

Cast Set for THE FULL MONTY at the Engeman Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

The John W. Engeman Theater announces the cast and creative team for THE FULL MONTY. (more...)

THE WORLD ACCORDING TO SNOOPY to Receive World Premiere in Texas
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2017

Texas State University Department of Theatre and Dance in association with Harrison/Bowman New Works Commission is proud to bring The World According to Snoopy, a revised version of the classic musical Snoopy!!! to the stage in February 2017.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE FULL MONTY Opens at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jan 22, 2017

THE FULL MONTY played a full-hearted opening last night. Check out the photos below! This 10-time Tony Award nominee is filled with honest affection, engaging melodies and a raucous mix of razor-sharp humor and toe-tapping pizazz... not to mention the most highly anticipated closing number in Broadway history! In need of quick cash and low on prospects, six unemployed Buffalo steelworkers come up with the outrageous idea to put on a strip act after seeing their wives' enthusiasm for a touring company of Chippendales. As they prepare for the big night, working through their fears, self-consciousness and anxieties, they overcome their inner demons and find strength in their camaraderie. (more...)

COME FROM AWAY Cast Poses for Vanity Fair
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

The new musical Come From Away will begin performances on Broadway on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street) and officially open Sunday, March 12, 2017. Before the company takes their Broadway bows, they will appear in the February issue of Vanity Fair. (more...)

THE WORLD ACCORDING TO SNOOPY Receives World Premiere at Texas State University; New Song and Music by Larry Grossman and Andrew Lippa, 2/14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Texas State University Department of Theatre and Dance in association with Harrison/Bowman New Works Commission is proud to bring The World According To Snoopy, a revised version of the classic musical Snoopy!!! to the stage in February 2017. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Puppy Tales: Backstage at HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS with Andreas Wyder, Season 2 Episode 3
by Stage Tube - Jan 15, 2017

Happy New Year! Travel along with Andreas Wyder, currently starring as 'Young Max' in the 2016 National Tour of How the Grinch Stole Christmas: The Musical, and get a backstage peek at life on the GRINCH National Tour in an encore Season 2 of PUPPY TALES! Tune in for a look at the tour's final three weeks in Washington DC for CLOSING in this FINALE episode of Puppy Tales! THE GRINCH 2016 National Tour stars Philip Brian as The Grinch, Andreas Wyder as Young Max, and Bob Lauder as Old Max. For more about the show, visit www.grinchmusical.com, and for more about Wyder, go to www.andreaswyder.com. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 1/14-1/15/2017
by - Jan 15, 2017

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, January 15, 2017 - Sunday, January 15, 2017. (more...)

World Premiere of the Next, Great Dr. Seuss Stage Adaptation at Children's Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Children's Theatre Company (CTC) is proud to announce the world premiere production of Dr. Seuss' The Sneetches The Musical beginning February 7, 2017. Directed by Peter C. Brosius, the production is written by Philip Dawkins, whose many works have been produced from Canada to Washington DC to Los Angeles, and upcoming at the MCC Theatre (Off-Broadway), with music by David Mallamud, whose works have been heard at Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center and Off-Broadway. (more...)

Bring Home Happy with DreamWorks TROLLS, Coming to Digital HD, Blu-ray & DVD
by Movies News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

DreamWorks TROLLS, the fresh, music-filled adventure packed with humor and heart dances onto Digital HD on Jan. 24 and Blu-ray and DVD on Feb. 7 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. (more...)

CATS Meets HAMILTON in Patriotic New Musical 'SGT. STUBBY' Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

For those that wish to renew their sense of patriotism and stand united with fellow American's regardless of their political party or ideologies, a new musical about a national hero has opened in Hell's Kitchen and it's melting the hearts of liberals, conservatives, dog lovers and history buff's regardless of their gender, race, religion, orientation or economic status! (more...)

SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL to Play Roanoke Children's Theatre for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

This holiday season, Roanoke Children's Theatre brings a fantastical, magical, musical adventure to the stage with SEUSSICAL, THE MUSICAL. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: TBS & TNT Get Into the Holiday Spirit with SURPRISE! Instant Xmas Carol
by Stage Tube - Dec 6, 2016

This holiday season, Turner's TBS & TNT are going to turn the Christmas spirit on full blast with SURPRISE! Instant Xmas Carol, an all-new music special that puts a unique twist on the caroling tradition. The one-hour special – featuring such celebrity carolers as Conan O'Brien, Rashida Jones, Charles Barkley, Shaquille O'Neal, Jane Lynch, Ludacris, Kenny G, Tony Sirico, Vincent Curatola, Joseph Gannascoli, A$AP Ferg, Three Loco, Samantha Ronson, Alfonso Ribeiro, Fred Willard, T-Pain and many surprise appearances – is set to premiere on TBS on Wednesday, Dec. 21, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT). And the night before Christmas, Saturday, Dec. 24, at 7 p.m. (ET/PT), TBS & TNT will join forces for a simulcast of SURPRISE! Instant Xmas Carol. It will be followed by TBS & TNT's simulcast of the annual 24 Hours of A CHRISTMAS STORY marathon, celebrating its 20th year as one of television's most enduring holiday traditions. (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 Preview: CATCO Spreads the Spirit of Giving with Holiday Drives at A SEUSSIFIED CHRISTMAS CAROL
by Amanda Etchison - Dec 5, 2016

'Tis the season to share holiday joy, which is exactly what the cast and crew of CATCO's latest production aim to do at their upcoming shows. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 31, 2016
by - Dec 31, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 31 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)


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WHO'S HOLIDAY! Playwright Sues Dr. Seuss Enterprises for Cancelation of Play
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2016

Earlier this year, an off-Broadway production of WHO'S HOLIDAY!, a new play by Matthew Lombardo, was canceled by the Shubert Organization they received complaints from Dr. Seuss Enterprises. Now according to the New York Times, the playwright is suing the owner of copyrights for Seuss' works, arguing that the 'highly transformative' material does not in fact infringe on How the Grinch Stole Christmas. (more...)

NBC Completes Most Dominant Fall in 18-49 for Any Network in People Meter History
by TV News Desk - Dec 28, 2016

NBC has won the primetime ratings week of Dec. 19-25 in adults 18-49 and total viewers and all other key measures to conclude the Nielsen fourth quarter with a +29% margin over #2 Fox in adults 18-49, the biggest fall win for any network in people meter history. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: 'Young Max' Goes Behind the Scenes with THE GRINCH on Tour in PUPPY TALES Series
by Stage Tube - Dec 27, 2016

Travel along with Andreas Wyder, currently starring as 'Young Max' in the 2016 National Tour of How the Grinch Stole Christmas: The Musical, and get a backstage peek at life on the GRINCH National Tour in an encore Season 2 of PUPPY TALES! (more...)

NBC Ratings: 50th Anniversary Broadcast of HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS Takes NBC to Top Spot
by TV News Desk - Dec 24, 2016

NBC wins Friday among the Big 4 networks in adults 18-49 and is #1 or tied for #1 among those nets in every key demographic. (more...)

Josh Davis Joins Billie Wildrick in THE PAJAMA GAME at 5th Avenue Theatre; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

This winter, The 5th Avenue Theatre will have Seattle adjusting its radiators with a steaming hot new production of the Richard Adler and Jerry Ross musical theater hit, The Pajama Game. With direction by 5th Avenue Theatre Producing Artistic Director Bill Berry, this sultry stunner features Bob Fosse-inspired choreography by Bob Richard and music direction by Joel Fram. (more...)

VIDEO: ABC Goes Behind-the-Scenes of HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS Musical
by TV News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

Today, ABC News' Stephanie Ramos gave viewers  a behind scenes look at Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas The Musical, now making its Washington area premiere at the National Theatre from December 13 - 31, 2016. (more...)

Chicago Philharmonic Chamber Players to Bring Jazzy Holiday Favorites to City Winery
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

The Chicago Philharmonic Chamber Players (cp2) return to City Winery by popular request for another concert featuring fresh interpretations of seasonal favorites. (more...)

Shop for the Holidays with THE GRINCH and More at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

The Old Globe has some great ideas to simplify your holiday shopping this year! Might we suggest tickets for the family to our 19th annual production of Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, a San Diego multigenerational family tradition, which runs now through December 26. (more...)

Mad Cow Theatre Presents IT WAS A VERY GOOD YULE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Mad Cow Theatre celebrates the holidays by renewing a cabaret tradition, It Was a Very Good Yule, opening Dec. 8, 2016 in Club Moo (the Zehngebot-Stonerock Theatre). (more...)

BWW Review: Riverside Center Brings On Nostalgia And Charm With A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL
by Jeffrey Walker - Dec 19, 2016

Making its regional premiere at Riverside Center for the Performing Arts, A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL is now ready to aim an Official Red Ryder carbine-action 200-shot Range Model air rifle at audiences through New Year's Eve. (more...)

My Favorite Things: DC's Cast Members Share Their Holiday Favorites
by Jamie McGonnigal - Dec 19, 2016

Actors from all over the country come to the nation's capital each year to share their holidays with us. Both local and visiting performers are here in DC over the holiday season, sharing their talents in Ford's Theatre's A Christmas Carol, The Grinch Who Stole Christmas at the National Theatre, and Arena Stage's Carousel. We reached out to ask them what holiday songs made the top of their nice list! (more...)

BWW Review: National Theatre's HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS Brings Christmas Cheer to Whoville and DC
by Benjamin Tomchik - Dec 15, 2016

Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! is at the National through the holidays. Families looking for the perfect holiday activity during the next few weeks would be hard pressed to find a better seasonal offering. (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...)

STAGE TUBE: 'Young Max' Goes Behind the Scenes with THE GRINCH on Tour in PUPPY TALES Series
by Stage Tube - Dec 13, 2016

Travel along with Andreas Wyder, currently starring as 'Young Max' in the 2016 National Tour of How the Grinch Stole Christmas: The Musical, and get a backstage peek at life on the GRINCH National Tour in an encore Season 2 of PUPPY TALES! (more...)

Cast Complete for MARK FELT, SUPERSTAR at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, has announced the complete cast for the New2NY presentation of the new musical Mark Felt, Superstar with book, music and lyrics by Joshua Rosenblum (Bush Is Bad, Fermat's Last Tango). (more...)

BWW Interview: Andreas Wyder of DR. SEUSS' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! THE MUSICAL at The National Theatre
by Heather Hill - Dec 12, 2016

I have never talked with anyone who is more excited to live a dog's life than when I caught up with Andreas Wyder last week. Andreas currently plays a puppy in the role of Young Max on the national tour of THE GRINCH, and we had a nice, long chat about what first got him into the world of theater (I'll give you a hint-it wasn't a dog) and really, everything Grinch and Puppy. (more...)

BWW Review: CHRISTMAS IN COLUMBUS Tries to Raise the Cheer-o-Meter
by Paul Batterson - Dec 11, 2016

Full disclosure here: It's probably not the wisest advice to trust a review of Christmas show from someone who records How the Grinch Stole Christmas and leaves off the last five minutes so the Whos down on Whoville don't get their toys back. (more...)

BWW Review: A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS Reaches Back 150 Years to Bring Us a New, More Nuanced Holiday Story, at Artists Rep
by Krista Garver - Dec 1, 2016

Holiday shows can be pretty cliche -- someone learns the true meaning of Christmas and then everyone breaks into song. Now, don't get me wrong, I look forward to watching Mickey's Christmas Carol and How the Grinch Stole Christmas (cartoon version) every year. But during a time when new societal fault lines seem to open up every day, we need a different story. (more...)

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