In the Heights on Tour


Photo Flash: First Look at the Cast of ABC's DIRTY DANCING Having the Time of Their Lives
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

DIRTY DANCING, the global pop-cultural phenomenon, becomes a three-hour filmed musical event on ABC. The network will premiere the film on Wednesday, May 24, 8:00-11:00 p.m. Check out photos of the cast having the time of their lives below! (more...)

Photo Flash: GALA Hispanic Theater Concludes 41st Season with IN THE HEIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Directed and choreographed by original Broadway's Latin Assistant Choreographer Luis Salgado, GALA Hispanic Theater will conclude its 41rd main stage season with the U.S. premiere in Spanish of the ground-breaking musical In the Heights. Conceived by Lin-Manuel Miranda, with book by Quiara Alegria Hudes, music and lyrics by Mr. Miranda. (more...)

Signature Theatre Announces Full Cast for JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Signature Theatre is proud to announce full casting for Jesus Christ Superstar directed by Signature Theatre Director of New Works Joe Calarco (Gypsy, The Flick). (more...)

The Other Palace Presents THE MUSICAL MARATHON Charity Concert
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

???????The Other Palace will host The Musical Marathon on Sunday 16th April 2017, a one-off charity concert bringing together a variety of West End stars in aid of male cancer charity Orchid. All Tickets are £26; £26 for 26 miles, 26 songs and an unmissable night of musical talent. (more...)

Collaborative Artists' Production of A SONG GOES ROUND THE WORLD To Open At Upstairs At The Gatehouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Today Collaborative Artists announces that, following a successful run at St James' Studio in 2016, its production of A Song Goes Round The World will open at Upstairs at The Gatehouse from 25 April and run until 30 April. (more...)

Christina Masciotti to Debut RAW BACON FROM POLAND at Abrons Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Abrons Arts Center will present the world premiere of 2016 Guggenheim Fellow Christina Masciotti's newest work, Raw Bacon from Poland. (more...)

Breaking News: The Prince Finds His Court- Emily Skinner, Tony Yazbeck, Janet Dacal, Brandon Uranowitz & More Will Star in PRINCE OF BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) have just announced casting for the Broadway premiere of Prince of Broadway, a musical celebration, produced by Manhattan Theatre Club, by special arrangement with Gorgeous Entertainment, that highlights the extraordinary six-decade career of director and producer Harold Prince.  (more...)

Theatre In The Heights presents BOEING BOEING
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

This 1960's French farce adapted for the English-speaking stage features self-styled Parisian lothario Bernard (Ryan Boyd), who has Italian (Toody Lawrence), German (Vanessa Voetsch), and American (Leah Finity) fiancees, each beautiful airline hostesses with frequent 'layovers.' He keeps 'one up, one down and one pending' at all times, relying on the published airline schedules to keep things straight, much to the dismay of his beleagured maid, Berthe (Gwen Conklin), who does her best to keep up with all the arrivals and departures.  (more...)

ALT Alumni: Composers & Librettists in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

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Nancy Opel-Led CURVY WIDOW Rounds Out Cast at George Street Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

George Street Playhouse has announced full casting for Curvy Widow, starring Broadway's Nancy Opel (GSP's The Toxic Avenger, Broadway's Honeymoon in Vegas). The sassy musical comedy will not only close out GSP's 2016-17 season, but also mark the final show performed in the Playhouse's current building. Curvy Widow runs May 2-21, 2017, with opening night scheduled for May 5th, 2017. (more...)

Sarah Hyland Shares First Look as 'Lisa Houseman' for ABC's DIRTY DANCING
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

DIRTY DANCING, the global pop-cultural phenomenon, becomes a three-hour filmed musical event on ABC. The network will premiere the film on Wednesday, May 24, 8:00-11:00 p.m. Sarah Hyland just took to Instagram to share a sneak peek of herself as 'Lisa Houseman' - check it out below! (more...)

Nobody Can Swing Like Them! Meet the Full Cast of BANDSTAND, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 26, 2017

The brand new musical Bandstand, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton) with music by Richard Oberacker and a book and lyrics by Robert Taylor and Richard Oberacker, opens tonight, April 26, at The Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45 Street). Scroll down to get to know the company before tonight's opening bows! (more...)

Moonlight Stage Productions' 2017 Summer Season Promises 'Most Diverse Season Ever Produced'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

As the curtain goes up the stage heats up with an amazing presentation of musicals for Moonlight Stage Productions' 2017 summer season at the Moonlight Amphitheatre. (more...)


by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

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VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Talks Songwriting, Potential HAMILTON Movie, and More With Andrew Lloyd Webber
by Stage Tube - Apr 24, 2017

Lin-Manuel Miranda sat down yesterday with Andrew Lloyd Webber at the Other Palace Theatre in London for the first ever installment in the Live at the Other Palace series. The two legendary composers talked about their history with musical theatre, songwriting, and much more, and the entire chat was broadcast on Facebook live! Check out the full video! (more...)

HAMILTON, THE HUMANS, Taylor Mac and More Highlight 2017-18 at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced programming for its 2017-2018 theater season in an event on the famed Opera House stage that showcased performances from a range of work being presented and produced this season. (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...)

Nominees Announced for the 8th Annual Orpheum Theatre High School Musical Theatre Awards; Ceremony Next Month!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

On Thursday, May 25 at 7pm, students and supporters from 35 participating schools across the Mid-South will gather at the Orpheum Theatre for the 8th Annual High School Musical Theatre Awards, sponsored in part by Sedgwick, Memphis Audio, and Dean Film & Video.  Modeled after the Tony® Awards, the High School Musical Theatre Awards recognize achievements in all areas of high school musical theatre. (more...)

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Returns to Minneapolis; Tickets On Sale 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Producers Kevin McCollum, Doug Morris and Motown Founder Berry Gordy, with Hennepin Theatre Trust, are proud to announce MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is returning to Minneapolis as the final presentation of the 2016-2017 Bank of America Broadway on Hennepin Season July 11-16, 2017 at the historic Orpheum Theatre (910 Hennepin Avenue., Minneapolis). (more...)

BWW Review: Energetic and Passionate Spanish Adaptation of IN THE HEIGHTS Makes Its U.S. Premiere At GALA Hispanic Theatre
by Vanessa Michaud - Apr 23, 2017

Directed and choreographed by Luis Salgado, the U.S. premiere of the Spanish-adaptation of In the Heights reminds audiences of the importance of family and to celebrate who they are. Universal themes of hope and pride are exemplified in the music and lyrics expertly crafted by Lin-Manuel Miranda and brought to life by the diverse cast at GALA Hispanic Theatre. (more...)

Meet the Sweet Company of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Apr 23, 2017

The new Broadway musical Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is currently in performances at Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street) and officially opens tonight, April 23, 2017. Scroll down to get to know the company before tonight's opening bows! (more...)

VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Live Chat From London's Other Palace Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017

On April 23rd Lin-Manuel Miranda and Andrew Lloyd Webber will participate in a live chat from London's Other Palace Theatre hosted by Artistic Director Paul Taylor Mills. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Will Chase, Christopher Jackson, Jessie Mueller & Adrienne Warren Rehearse For Tonight's N.Y. Pops Concert
by Stephen Sorokoff - Apr 22, 2017

This ticket is getting harder to get than Hello Dolly.  The New York Pops Concert is once again sold out for tonight but BroadwayWorld got a seat at the rehearsal with Will, Chase, Christopher Jackson, Jessie Mueller and Adrienne Warren. (more...)

IN THE HEIGHTS and More Set for Wheelock Family Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Wheelock Family Theatre has announced its 2017-2018 season. Join them for three dazzling productions that celebrate the love and warmth of family: In the Heights, Disney's Beauty & The Beast and Stuart Little! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

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STRANGEST THINGS! THE MUSICAL Adds 3 Performances at Greenhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Due to popular demand, Random Acts and Greenhouse Theater Center have announced that audiences will now have three additional opportunities to catch Strangest Things! The Musical - Sunday, April 30th and Sunday, May 7th at 3pm, and Thursday, May 11th at 8pm. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda and Andrew Lloyd Webber Chat Live from The Other Palace!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Are these two musical theatre legends too much for one room? Find out on Sunday, April 23, when Live at The Other Palace streams a conversation between HAMILTON's Lin-Manuel Miranda and Andrew Lloyd-Webber, currently represented by four shows on Broadway. (more...)

Photo Flash: First look at GALA's Hispanic Theatre Spanish Production of IN THE HEIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

The U.S. premiere in Spanish of the ground-breaking musical In the Heights. Conceived by Lin-Manuel Miranda, with book by Quiara Alegria Hudes, music and lyrics by Mr. Miranda will conclude the 41rd main stage season of Teatro Gala. Check out the cast in dress rehearsal photos below! (more...)

FANCY NANCY, THE MUSICAL Returns for a Special Encore at Chance Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Chance Theater, Anaheim's official resident theater company, is delighted to present an encore presentation of Fancy Nancy, The Musical as part of its third season of Theater for Young Audiences. Book and lyrics by Susan DiLallo, music by Danny Abosch and directed by Angeline Mirenda based on original staging by Kelly Todd, Fancy Nancy, the Musical will preview from May 5 through May 13; regular performances will begin May 13 and continue through May 28 on the Cripe Stage at Chance Theater @ Bette Aitken theater arts Center. (more...)

City Lights 2017-18 Season Focuses on Family Matters
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Family is where you find it-not just where you're born. How do we define our kin and who we are in relation to them? In City Lights Theater Company's 35th season, family and community are found in a Chekhovian country house, Washington Heights, and Mr. and Mrs. Darcy's Christmas. They're also in the pages of a controversial children's book, and in how we connect with each other to meet the dark side of humanity. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: Half Hour Call w/ Chris King Welcomes Broadway Princess, Courtney Reed
by Half Hour Call with Chris King - Apr 20, 2017

Today's guest is Courtney Reed. We talk about the first reading for ALADDIN on Broadway, the out of town trials, and even a funny story involving the flying carpet! We also talk about her newest venture, Gagged Chokers, an accessory company. The company is less than a year old and we dive into how she was able to grow the company in such a short time! (more...)

Dule Hill, Daniel J. Watts to Star in LIGHTS OUT: NAT 'KING' COLE Workshop at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

The high-profile creative team behind People's Light's upcoming world premiere of Lights Out: Nat 'King' Cole will workshop the developing piece at San Diego's prestigious Old Globe Theatre from April 20-23, 2017. (more...)

VIDEO: Get A First Look at IN THE HEIGHTS' US Spanish Language Premiere!
by Isabella Basco - Apr 20, 2017

The U.S. premiere in Spanish of the ground-breaking musical In the Heights. Conceived by Lin-Manuel Miranda, with book by Quiara Alegria Hudes, music and lyrics by Mr. Miranda will conclude the 41rd main stage season of Teatro Gala. Check out the cast in dress rehearsal photos below! (more...)

Village Theatre Pulls Out All the Stops for the Season Finale Production of DREAMGIRLS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Village Theatre closes out their season with the dynamic R&B spectacular Dreamgirls. With an extraordinary cast of vocal talents, slick costumes, and set designs custom built in Issaquah, Dreamgirls continues the theatre's path of raising the bar on production quality with each passing year. Audiences will be transported back to the 1960s as this award-winning musical offers a moving behind-the-scenes look of the entertainment business. 'I am so excited to be doing such an epic show with some of the most amazing people I've ever worked with,' says director, Steve Tomkins. 'The whole audition process was just wonderful, as each person came into the room and blew the roof off. I can't wait for opening night, because this cast is just going to send it through the roof again. They are truly outstanding.' (more...)

ABC Announces May Premiere Date for New Adaptation of DIRTY DANCING, ft. All-Star Cast
by TV News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Abigail Breslin, Debra Messing, Bruce Greenwood, Nicole Scherzinger, Sarah Hyland, Tony Roberts, Katey Sagal and Billy Dee Williams, along with rising stars Colt Prattes and J. Quinton Johnson, headline the stellar cast in a new adaptation of the global pop-cultural phenomenon, DIRTY DANCING (more...)

HAMILTON Helmer Thomas Kail to Direct Upcoming WWII Drama 'Silver Wings'
by Movies News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Tony Award-winning HAMILTON director Thomas Kail will develop to direct the drama that follows the true story of WWII's Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP), the first women to ever fly for the US military. (more...)

Stratford School Announces Summer Performing Arts Camps
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Looking for a fantastic summer camp experience for your third through seventh grader in the Los Angeles area? Stratford School in Los Angeles and Altadena will offer two unique performing arts programs to jump start creativity and inspire kids with a Broadway Musical Theater Camp and Intensive Short Film Camp. (more...)

Podcast: 'Broadwaysted' Goes Live for Episode No. 50 with the Sassy & Inspiring Krysta Rodriguez
by Broadwaysted - Apr 18, 2017

This week the Broadwaysted Crew is celebrating a major milestone in style! For our 50th episode, we recorded Live as the headliners of an event at NYC Podfest at The Bell House in Brooklyn! Joining us for this special episode (besides an audience of #FansOfTheShow) is star of Broadway and Television, Krysta Rodriguez. (more...)

North American Premiere of Baz Luhrmann's STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL Begins 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

David Mirvish and Global Creatures in association with West Yorkshire Playhouse are delighted to present the North American Premiere of Baz Luhrmann's STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL in Toronto.   Based on the beloved 1992 film that inspired the world to dance and that took the People's Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival that year, STRICTLY BALLROOM begins performances Wednesday April 26 and plays through Sunday June 25 at the Princess of Wales Theatre.  Media night is Wednesday May 3 at 8PM. (more...)

Announcing the 3rd Annual CHRIS' BIRTHDAY BELT FEST: Duets Edition!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Jeff Award-nominee and HIV+ director/producer Christopher Pazdernik is pleased to announce the 3rd annual CHRIS' BIRTHDAY BELT FEST, a benefit concert for Howard Brown Health on Monday, May 15 at 8 pm at Uptown Underground, 4707 N. Broadway in Chicago. Featuring 40 award-winning musical theater performers from across Chicago and musical direction by Aaron Benham, this year's benefit will feature a record number of performers and a brand new theme: Duets! Tickets, priced at $25, are currently available at uptownunderground.net or by calling (773) 867-1946. Uptown Underground is a 21+ venue; advance reservations strongly recommended. (more...)

IN THE HEIGHTS presented by The Performer's Warehouse This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Join the cast of Performer's Warehouse Productions of 'In the Heights' as they take the stage April 28-30 at the Milton Center Theatre. (more...)

VIDEO: R.Evolucion Latina Highlights Latinx Performers in FACES OF BROADWAY Series - Episode 1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

R.Evolucion Latina has just released the first episode of its new video series 'Faces of Broadway,' featuring current and past performers, choreographers, and musicians from the New York stage. RL's series highlights the stories, backgrounds and heritage of latino performers - artists that are revolutionizing the industry with the passion and commitment to stand together for change. Click below to check it out! (more...)

The Queensborough Theatre Project to Present Immersive KABARETT WEIMAR at The LetLove Inn
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

On Sunday, April 30th, 2017, The Queensborough Theatre Project will continue its adventurous inaugural season with KABARETT WEIMAR, a one-night-only immersive theatrical concert experience that recreates the divine decadence of Weimar-era German cabaret, featuring songs from the musicals 'Cabaret' and 'The Threepenny Opera.' (more...)

Michael McElroy to Host Spring Concert Series at the Sheen Center Featuring Broadway Inspirational Voices
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

BIV and the Sheen Center for Thought and Culture team up to present a May concert music series curated and hosted by Tony and Grammy Award nominee Michael McElroy.  (more...)

Ixchel Cuellar Completes the Cast of DUETS with The Write Teacher(s) Volume 5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

DUETS with The Write Teacher(s) is set for April 22 at Feinstein's/54 Below at 9:30pm. Conceived, directed, produced by Megan Minutillo (in association with thewriteteachers.com), the evening will feature music from across the musical theatre canon, pairing one Broadway hopeful with one performing arts professional who has inspired them in their show business career, and featuring songs from shows that sparked the creative journey's of these Hopefuls! (more...)

Sammy Buck, Lesli Margherita, and More to Sign LIKE YOU LIKE IT Script and Album at Drama Book Shop
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Like You Like It RADcording cast members Nick Cearley ('The Skivvies,' Pageant), and Lesli Margherita (Matilda) will appear at The Drama Book Shop along with authors Daniel S. Acquisto and Sammy Buck for a book & CD signing celebrating Shakespeare's birthday. Friday, April 21st, 5:00pm event is free to the public. Copies of the script, published by Playscripts, Inc., and the CD, from Broadway Records, will be available for purchase. (more...)

Mandy Gonzalez, Penny Fuller, Paulo Szot and More to Join Jamie deRoy's Tony Awards Celebration at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Show business tour de force Jamie deRoy brings her star-studded Jamie deRoy & friends cabaret show to New York's famed Birdland on Sunday, May 7 at 6 p.m. Proceeds from the evening will benefit The Actors Fund: Jamie deRoy & friends Cabaret Initiative. (more...)

Hershey Theatre Announces 2017-2018 Broadway Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Hershey Theatre is pleased to announce four critically acclaimed Broadway productions will grace the stage at the iconic venue as part of its 2017-2018 season presented by Capital BlueCross.  (more...)

Mandy Gonzalez to Star in Robin's Nest 10th Edition to Support HelpUsAdopt
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Robin's Nest Creator and Host, Robin Westle, is pleased to announce the the 10th edition of Robin's Nest, starring Broadway's Mandy Gonzalez, best known for her current role as 'Angelica Schuyler' in the smash hit,  Hamilton. (more...)

San Diego Junior Theatre to present THE WIZARD OF OZ
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

San Diego Junior Theatre, with a mission to provide engaging, innovative, high-quality theatre education and productions for children of all cultural heritages, ages, abilities and levels of interest produces The Wizard of Oz, directed and choreographed by active San Diego artist, Carlos Mendoza. The production runs from April 28th - May 14th. Performances are Fridays at 7pm and Saturdays and Sundays at 2pm. The production will showcase the work of 45 San Diego Junior Theatre youth performers and 26 youth technicians, ranging in age from 8 to18. (more...)

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