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Strephon, an Arcadian shepherd, wants to marry Phyllis, a ward of the Court of Chancery. Phyllis does not know that Strephon is half fairy - down to the waist. When Phyllis sees Strephon kissing an apparently young woman, she assumes the worst. But her "rival" turns out to be none other than Strephon's own mother, Iolanthe, a fairy - fairies never grow old. But Phyllis' guardian, the Lord Chancellor of England, and half the peers in the House of Lords are sighing after her. Soon the peers and the fairies are virtually at war, and long friendships are nearly torn asunder.

BWW Blog: Eric Ulloa of Goodspeed's THE MOST HAPPY FELLA on Bill Nolte - A Wonderful GuyBWW Blog: Eric Ulloa of Goodspeed's THE MOST HAPPY FELLA on Bill Nolte - A Wonderful Guy
by Guest Blogger: Eric Ulloa - Sep 17, 2013

Sometimes the stars align and the universe grants us the rare opportunity to see an actor in a role that they were born to play one day. To say that Bill Nolte is 'Tony Esposito' is the understatement of the year. If you don't get misty eyed during his 'Mama, Mama' or in the last 15 minutes of this show, I will buy you a drink at the Gelston House after the show (Hey Goodspeed, I can borrow that corporate credit card just in case right?). Bill is also one hell of a great guy and someone you'd just love to sit down and enjoy a glass of wine with for the stories alone. So without further ado, I give you my interview with 'the most happy fella' himself, Mr. Bill Nolte. (more...)

WEST SIDE STORY Enters Final Three Months of UK Tour; Ends at Theatre Royal Norwich, Sept 13WEST SIDE STORY Enters Final Three Months of UK Tour; Ends at Theatre Royal Norwich, Sept 13
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

The record-breaking UK national tour of 'WEST SIDE STORY' is now entering the final three months of its year-long tour. There are just eight stops left until the tour ends at the Theatre Royal Norwich on 13 September 2014. (more...)

FREE AS AIR Begin 5 October at Finborough TheatreFREE AS AIR Begin 5 October at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Celebrating the 60th anniversary of the world premiere of Salad Days, and as part of the Finborough Theatre acclaimed Celebrating British Music Theatre series, Stewart Nicholls directs the first professional UK revival in over 50 years of Julian Slade's musical Free As Air, playing Sunday and Monday evening and Tuesday matinee performances from Sunday, 5 October 2014 (Press Night: Monday, 6 October 2014 at 7.30pm) (more...)

THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- MONEY GRUBBIN' WHORES' James Andrew O'ConnorTHE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- MONEY GRUBBIN' WHORES' James Andrew O'Connor
by BWW Staff - Oct 3, 2014

In this week's edition, we caught up with James Andrew O'Connor, who is starring as 'Frankie' in Money Grubbin' Whores- currently playing at Theare Row. (more...)

Light Opera Works Presents COLE PORTER'S GREATEST HITS, Now thru 10/12Light Opera Works Presents COLE PORTER'S GREATEST HITS, Now thru 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

Light Opera Works will present COLE PORTER'S GREATEST HITS today, October 3 through 12 at the Nichols Concert Hall in Evanston. (more...)

Anita Gillette-Led MIRACOLO Seeks Funding Via KickstarterAnita Gillette-Led MIRACOLO Seeks Funding Via Kickstarter
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2013

Kimilee, Jarlath, and Emilio have been working on this piece for over two years and Jarlath and Emilio for even longer. It takes an awful lot to get a show produced, especially in NYC! Previously known as Salute a Tutti which means 'Health to all' certainly does represent the story, however, in working on the piece, we decided on Miracolo . The story takes place on an island called 'Miracolo' where, at a beautiful spa many miracles take place (including true love) and also in Roma in a hospital and surrounding piazzas where miracles can also happen. (more...)

Meet the Cast: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA US Tour- Part 1!Meet the Cast: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA US Tour- Part 1!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2013

Just last week, Cameron Mackintosh and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Group announced the casting and initial tour schedule for their spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera launching a major North American Tour in Providence, R.I. at the Providence Performing Arts Center. With newly reinvented staging and stunning scenic design, this new version of PHANTOM, the most successful musical of all-time, will be performed by a cast and orchestra of 52, making this one of the largest productions on tour in North America. Meet the cast below! (more...)

CHURCHILL Extends Into September at New World StagesCHURCHILL Extends Into September at New World Stages
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2015

Due to overwhelming demand, the producers of Off-Broadway's hit play, CHURCHILL, today put a new block of seats on sale through September 13th. CHURCHILL, a new play adapted and performed by Ronald Keaton, opened at New World Stages on February 18th to unanimous rave reviews led by The Wall Street Journal which declared, 'Fifty years after his death, Winston Churchill has emerged as a star!' Under the direction of Kurt Johns, CHURCHILL is based on the life and writings of one of the greatest wartime leaders of the 20th Century. (more...)

Taylor Louderman, Lara Teeter, Charlotte Maltby & More Join The Muny's HAIRSPRAY; Full Cast Announced!Taylor Louderman, Lara Teeter, Charlotte Maltby & More Join The Muny's HAIRSPRAY; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

The Muny announced today the cast for its production ofHairspray. Winner of the 2003 Tony® Award for Best Musical, it features music by Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman with a book by Mark O'Donnell & Thomas Meehan. The Muny's production of Hairspray is directed and choreographed by Dan Knechtges and music directed by Charlie Alterman. (more...)

Handel and Haydn Society Ends 199th Season with Handel's SAMSON TonightHandel and Haydn Society Ends 199th Season with Handel's SAMSON Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2014

H+H Artistic Director Harry Christophers is joined by an international cast of outstanding singers and the Period Instrument Orchestra and Chorus to close the season with George Frideric Handel's dramatic oratorio, Samson. (more...)

Off-Broadway's CHURCHILL Featured on WBAI's 'Arts Express' TodayOff-Broadway's CHURCHILL Featured on WBAI's 'Arts Express' Today
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2015

WBAI Radio's 'Arts Express' will feature a special segment on the hit Off-Broadway play CHURCHILL today (Thursday) at 4 PM. The broadcast can be heard on 99.5 FM or online at www.wbai.org. CHURCHILL, a new play adapted and performed by Ronald Keaton, opened at New World Stages on February 18th to unanimous rave reviews led by The Wall Street Journal which declared, 'Fifty years after his death, Winston Churchill has emerged as a star!' Under the direction of Kurt Johns, CHURCHILL is based on the life and writings of one of the greatest wartime leaders of the 20th Century. Due to overwhelming demand, the show's producers recently put a new block of seats on sale through September 13th. (more...)

Betty Buckley, Lorna Luft & More Join FOLLIES Concert at Royal Albert Hall; Roles Finally Revealed!Betty Buckley, Lorna Luft & More Join FOLLIES Concert at Royal Albert Hall; Roles Finally Revealed!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2015

Betty Buckley, Lorna Luft, Charlotte Page, Peter Polycarpou, Amy Ellen Richardson and Jos Slovick complete the cast of Follies in Concert, with The City of London Philharmonic Orchestra, at the prestigious Royal Albert Hall, alongside ensemble members Sarah Bakker, CJ Field,Jennifer Davison, Emily Warner, Lucy James and Luke Fetherstone. (more...)

Finborough Theatre to Present PRINCESS IDA, Beginning 24 MarchFinborough Theatre to Present PRINCESS IDA, Beginning 24 March
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2015

The Finborough Theatre's acclaimed Celebrating British Music Theatre series continues with the first professional London production in over twenty years of Gilbert and Sullivan's Princess Ida opening at the Finborough Theatre for a four week limited season on Tuesday, 24 March 2015 (Press Night: Thursday, 26 March 2015 at 7.30pm). (more...)

All-Male THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE to Launch UK Tour This SpringAll-Male THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE to Launch UK Tour This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2015

Originally seen at the Union Theatre in 2009, Sasha Regan's acclaimed all-male production of Gilbert & Sullivan's The Pirates of Penzance will return for its first UK Tour, opening at Richmond Theatre on Wednesday 15 April 2015, with a press night on Thursday 16 April 2015. (more...)

Off-Broadway's CHURCHILL Extends Into July at New World StagesOff-Broadway's CHURCHILL Extends Into July at New World Stages
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2015

Due to overwhelming demand, the producers of Off-Broadway's newest hit, CHURCHILL, today put a new block of seats on sale through July 12th. CHURCHILL, a new play adapted and performed by Ronald Keaton, opened at New World Stages on February 18th to unanimous rave reviews led by The Wall Street Journal which declared, 'Fifty years after his death, Winston Churchill has emerged as a star!' Under the direction of Kurt Johns, CHURCHILL is based on the life and writings of one of the greatest wartime leaders of the 20th Century. (more...)

WEST SIDE STORY Enters Final Three Months of UK Tour; Ends at Theatre Royal Norwich, Sept 13WEST SIDE STORY Enters Final Three Months of UK Tour; Ends at Theatre Royal Norwich, Sept 13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2014

The record-breaking UK national tour of 'WEST SIDE STORY' is now entering the final three months of its year-long tour. There are just eight stops left until the tour ends at the Theatre Royal Norwich on 13 September 2014. (more...)

Off-Broadway's CHURCHILL Enters Final Weeks at New World StagesOff-Broadway's CHURCHILL Enters Final Weeks at New World Stages
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

Off-Broadway's hit play CHURCHILL is set to reopen where it began its phenomenal journey, with performances beginning July 17th at Chicago's Greenhouse Theater Center. The show will conclude its current smash engagement at New World Stages July 12th, where it opened on February 18th. Under the direction of Kurt Johns, CHURCHILL is based on the life and writings of one of the greatest wartime leaders of the 20th Century. (more...)

Louise Dearman and Jon Robyns to Headline THE GREAT BRITISH MUSICALS at the St. James Theatre, July 4-5Louise Dearman and Jon Robyns to Headline THE GREAT BRITISH MUSICALS at the St. James Theatre, July 4-5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

West End stars Louise Dearman and Jon Robyns are joining the cast of The Great British Musicals - In Concert at St. James Theatre, in a production that celebrates the very best of British musicals over the decades. (more...)

Off-Broadway's CHURCHILL Sets July 4th ScheduleOff-Broadway's CHURCHILL Sets July 4th Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2015

Off-Broadway's hit play CHURCHILL will play a special 4th of July schedule next week at New World Stages. There will be no evening performance on Saturday the 4th and a special holiday matinee has been added on Friday, July 3rd at 2:30 PM. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at WEST SIDE STORY, Coming to The Marlowe TheatrePhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at WEST SIDE STORY, Coming to The Marlowe Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

West Side Story, one of the most successful stage shows of all time, is at The Marlowe Theatre next month. This critically-acclaimed production, which features the entire original Jerome Robbins choreography, comes to Canterbury following sell-out performances around the world. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast in action! (more...)

Russell Grant to Star in the UK Fringe Premiere of THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE, Oct 1-29Russell Grant to Star in the UK Fringe Premiere of THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE, Oct 1-29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

Russell Grant, star of BBC's Strictly Come Dancing and one the country's best loved celebrities, is to star as the mysterious and sinister Mrs Meers in the UK fringe premiere of the six-time Tony Award-winning tap dancing musical, Thoroughly Modern Millie. (more...)

Ryann Redmond, Bryan Batt and More Star in HAIRSPRAY, Beginning Tonight at The MunyRyann Redmond, Bryan Batt and More Star in HAIRSPRAY, Beginning Tonight at The Muny
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

The Muny presents Hairspray, winner of the 2003 Tony Award for Best Musical, featuring music by Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman with a book by Mark O'Donnell & Thomas Meehan. The Muny's production of Hairspray is directed and choreographed by Dan Knechtges and music directed by Charlie Alterman. (more...)

CHURCHILL to End Off-Broadway Run in JulyCHURCHILL to End Off-Broadway Run in July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

Off-Broadway's hit play CHURCHILL is set to reopen where it began its phenomenal journey, with performances beginning July 17th at Chicago's Greenhouse Theater Center. The show will conclude its current smash engagement at New World Stages July 12th, where it opened on February 18th to unanimous rave reviews led by CBS Radio which declared, 'Ronald Keaton evokes a transcendent greatness that was Winston Churchill!' The production recently recouped its entire investment well before completing its New York run. Under the direction of Kurt Johns, CHURCHILL is based on the life and writings of one of the greatest wartime leaders of the 20th Century. (more...)

Nicholas Parsons & Simon Callow Celebrate THE GREAT BRITISH MUSICAL, July 4 & 5Nicholas Parsons & Simon Callow Celebrate THE GREAT BRITISH MUSICAL, July 4 & 5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

Following the critically acclaimed sold-out concert, Ivor Novello - The Great British Musical, award-winning Musical Director Ross Leadbeater returns to the St. James Theatre with The Great British Musicals - in Concert. (more...)

Simon Callow and Nicholas Parsons to Host THE GREAT BRITISH MUSICALS - IN CONCERT, July 4 & 5Simon Callow and Nicholas Parsons to Host THE GREAT BRITISH MUSICALS - IN CONCERT, July 4 & 5
by Courtnie Mele - Jun 12, 2014

Following the critically acclaimed sell-out concert, Ivor Novello - The Great British Musical, award-winning Musical Director Ross Leadbeater (formerly of Only Men Aloud) returns to the St James Theatre for a limited 3 performances only on Friday 4th July and Saturday 5th July (2:30 & 7:30) with a new theatrical concert celebrating the best of The Great British Musicals. (more...)

Nicholas Parsons & Simon Callow Celebrate THE GREAT BRITISH MUSICAL, July 4 & 5Nicholas Parsons & Simon Callow Celebrate THE GREAT BRITISH MUSICAL, July 4 & 5
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2014

Following the critically acclaimed sold-out concert, Ivor Novello - The Great British Musical, award-winning Musical Director Ross Leadbeater returns to the St. James Theatre with The Great British Musicals - in Concert. (more...)

Simon Callow and Nicholas Parsons to Host THE GREAT BRITISH MUSICALS - IN CONCERT, Today and TomorrowSimon Callow and Nicholas Parsons to Host THE GREAT BRITISH MUSICALS - IN CONCERT, Today and Tomorrow
by Courtnie Mele - Jul 4, 2014

Following the critically acclaimed sell-out concert, Ivor Novello - The Great British Musical, award-winning Musical Director Ross Leadbeater (formerly of Only Men Aloud) returns to the St James Theatre for a limited 3 performances only today 4th July and Saturday 5th July (2:30 & 7:30) with a new theatrical concert celebrating the best of The Great British Musicals. (more...)

Louise Dearman and Jon Robyns to Headline THE GREAT BRITISH MUSICALS at the St. James Theatre, Today and TomorrowLouise Dearman and Jon Robyns to Headline THE GREAT BRITISH MUSICALS at the St. James Theatre, Today and Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2014

West End stars Louise Dearman and Jon Robyns are joining the cast of The Great British Musicals - In Concert at St. James Theatre, in a production that celebrates the very best of British musicals over the decades. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - July 25, 2015BWW's On This Day - July 25, 2015
by - Jul 25, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 25 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at WEST SIDE STORY, Coming to The Marlowe Theatre TonightPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at WEST SIDE STORY, Coming to The Marlowe Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

West Side Story, one of the most successful stage shows of all time, is at The Marlowe Theatre next month. This critically-acclaimed production, which features the entire original Jerome Robbins choreography, comes to Canterbury following sell-out performances around the world. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast in action! (more...)

CHURCHILL to End Off-Broadway Run TodayCHURCHILL to End Off-Broadway Run Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2015

Off-Broadway's hit play CHURCHILL is set to reopen where it began its phenomenal journey, with performances beginning July 17th at Chicago's Greenhouse Theater Center. The show will conclude its current smash engagement today (Sunday) at 3 PM at New World Stages, where it opened on February 18th. Under the direction of Kurt Johns, CHURCHILL is based on the life and writings of one of the greatest wartime leaders of the 20th Century. (more...)

CHURCHILL to Open Off-Broadway at New World Stages in FebruaryCHURCHILL to Open Off-Broadway at New World Stages in February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

CHURCHILL, a new play adapted and performed by Ronald Keaton, will have its Off-Broadway premiere at New World Stages, with performances beginning February 6th following an acclaimed 2014 sellout world premiere engagement in Chicago. Under the direction of Kurt Johns, CHURCHILL is based on the life and writings of one of the greatest leaders of the 20th Century. The official opening night is set for Wednesday, February 18th. (more...)

Paul Boyd's Cult Musical MOLLY WOBBLY Gets 7-Week West End Run at Leicester Square TheatrePaul Boyd's Cult Musical MOLLY WOBBLY Gets 7-Week West End Run at Leicester Square Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2015

Paul Boyd's cult musical MOLLY WOBBLY is to get a 7-week West End run for at Leicester Square Theatre, Jan. 27-Mar. 14. (more...)

John Tartaglia, Marcia Milgrom Dodge & More Set to Direct The Muny's 2014 SeasonJohn Tartaglia, Marcia Milgrom Dodge & More Set to Direct The Muny's 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2014

Muny Executive Producer Mike Isaacson announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for the Muny's 2014 Season, which opens on June 16 with Billy Elliot The Musical. "We're so happy these exciting artists are creating our 2014 season," said Isaacson. "This is a challenging season, one with incredible variety and power. We're fortunate that such extraordinary talents will be creating our 'Muny Magic.'" (more...)

BWW's Best of NorCal 2013 (Harmony's Picks) and What to Look Forward to in 2014BWW's Best of NorCal 2013 (Harmony's Picks) and What to Look Forward to in 2014
by Harmony Wheeler - Jan 1, 2014

The 2013 BroadwayWorld San Francisco audience choice awards saw a fantastic number of nominations for theatres throughout Northern California this year, from Fresno's Good Company Players to Modesto's Gallo Center to Broadway Sacramento, San Jose and San Francisco. If only enough time existed for us writers to see every talented cast perform. Here are a few of my favorite productions from 2013 in a brief look back at some of the shows I was fortunate enough to witness. (more...)

Ronald Keaton's CHURCHILL Begins Off-Broadway Tonight at New World StagesRonald Keaton's CHURCHILL Begins Off-Broadway Tonight at New World Stages
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2015

CHURCHILL, a new play adapted and performed by Ronald Keaton, has its Off-Broadway premiere at New World Stages, with performances beginning tonight, February 6th, following an acclaimed 2014 sellout world premiere engagement in Chicago. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Ronald Keaton in CHURCHILL at New World StagesPhoto Flash: First Look at Ronald Keaton in CHURCHILL at New World Stages
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2015

CHURCHILL, a new play adapted and performed by Ronald Keaton, will receive its Off-Broadway premiere at New World Stages, with performances beginning this Friday, February 6th following an acclaimed 2014 sellout world premiere engagement in Chicago. Under the direction of Kurt Johns, this limited engagement of CHURCHILL is based on the life and writings of one of the greatest wartime leaders of the 20th Century. The official opening night is set for Wednesday, February 18th. (more...)

Ronald Keaton's CHURCHILL Opens Off-Broadway TonightRonald Keaton's CHURCHILL Opens Off-Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2015

CHURCHILL, a new play adapted and performed by Ronald Keaton, has its Off-Broadway premiere at New World Stages and officially opens tonight, February 18th, following an acclaimed 2014 sellout world premiere engagement in Chicago. Under the direction of Kurt Johns, CHURCHILL is based on the life and writings of one of the greatest leaders of the 20th Century. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Jill Eikenberry in THE M SPOT at NJ RepBWW Interviews: Jill Eikenberry in THE M SPOT at NJ Rep
by Marina Kennedy - Feb 10, 2015

Jill Eikenberry will star in 'The M Spot' with her husband, the show's playwright Michael Tucker. The show will be on stage at New Jersey Repertory Company from February 28th through March 29th. (more...)

BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards Update 12/6 - Wendy Kaufmann Leads Best Costume!BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards Update 12/6 - Wendy Kaufmann Leads Best Costume!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2013

Voting is now underway for San Francisco! We have a record number of votes in already, but if you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends. (more...)

BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards LAST CHANCE TO VOTE - Wendy Kaufmann Leads!BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards LAST CHANCE TO VOTE - Wendy Kaufmann Leads!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2013

Voting is now underway for San Francisco! We have a record number of votes in already, but if you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends. (more...)

BroadwayWorld San Francisco Holiday Madness Awards Update 12/20 - Wendy Kaufmann Leads!BroadwayWorld San Francisco Holiday Madness Awards Update 12/20 - Wendy Kaufmann Leads!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2013

Voting is now underway for San Francisco! We have a record number of votes in already, but if you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends. (more...)

The Muny Announces Creative Teams for 2015 Season; Marc Bruni, Gary Griffin, Marcia Milgrom Dodge & More!The Muny Announces Creative Teams for 2015 Season; Marc Bruni, Gary Griffin, Marcia Milgrom Dodge & More!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

The Muny announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for the Muny's 2015 Season, which opens on June 15 with My Fair Lady. 'This is a thrilling roster of artists,' said Muny Artistic Director and Executive Producer Mike Isaacson. 'We look forward to bringing their vision and talent to our grand stage.' (more...)

BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards Update 12/14 - Close Calls in Choreography!BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards Update 12/14 - Close Calls in Choreography!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2013

Voting is now underway for San Francisco! We have a record number of votes in already, but if you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends. (more...)

NY Gilbert & Sullivan Players' 2015-16 Season to Include THE MIKADO, PRINCESS IDA & MoreNY Gilbert & Sullivan Players' 2015-16 Season to Include THE MIKADO, PRINCESS IDA & More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2015

The New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players, America's preeminent professional Gilbert & Sullivan repertory company, adds another welcome dose of joyous 'topsy-turvy' satire to the 2015-16 New York theatrical scene when it kicks off its 41st season November 7 with a roster of G &S favorites including the political fairytale Iolanthe (November 7 & 8), a holiday run of the much loved The Mikado (December 26 - January 2, 2016); and a limited spring run of the chauvinist spoof Princess Ida (May 21 & 22, 2016) --- all taking place at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place). Single Tickets go on sale August 17! In addition to the mainstage season, the season will also feature the company's Bistro Award winning production, where G&S meets Broadway, entitled I've Got a Little TWIST! (December 1) at the cabaret hotspot, 'Broadway's living room,' 54 Below - tickets on sale now! (more...)

Light Opera Works to Present COLE PORTER'S GREATEST HITS, 10/3-12Light Opera Works to Present COLE PORTER'S GREATEST HITS, 10/3-12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

Light Opera Works will present COLE PORTER'S GREATEST HITS October 3 through 12 at the Nichols Concert Hall in Evanston. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 15, 2015BWW's On This Day - August 15, 2015
by - Aug 15, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 15 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW Reviews: A Different Interpretation of GODSPELL Plays at Totem Pole PlayhouseBWW Reviews: A Different Interpretation of GODSPELL Plays at Totem Pole Playhouse
by Marakay Rogers - Aug 13, 2014

Artistic Director Rowan Joseph presents a new take on GODSPELL - with Jesus sharing bread, wine, and a funky chicken among his disciples. It's fresh, it's different, and it may be just slightly too much. But the cast -- ah, the cast. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Lamplighters' IOLANTHE Flies in with the BestBWW Reviews: Lamplighters' IOLANTHE Flies in with the Best
by Harmony Wheeler - Aug 12, 2013

I grew up on 'The Mikado,' and in the past year or two I've begun to slowly educate myself on Gilbert and Sullivan via Lamplighters Music Theatre, which does one or two full staged Gilbert and Sullivan operettas each year. For the first time, Saturday night, the company treated me to what seemed a flawless cast. Sadly, at least half the leads of the August 10 performance of 'Iolanthe' will not likely be included on Lamplighters' CD project for the production - the company double casts the leads for most of its shows. One never knows what kind of treat is in store when the individual cast members alternate on different schedules (For a full cast list with scheduled performance dates, see www.lamplighters.org.). As for Saturday night's showing, the perfect staging combined with a nonsensical story made for a close second in my growing list of favorite operettas. After all, doesn't everyone wish their disagreeing political leaders would turn into fairies and fly away? (more...)

Handel and Haydn Society to End 199th Season with Handel's SAMSON, 5/2 & 4Handel and Haydn Society to End 199th Season with Handel's SAMSON, 5/2 & 4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

H+H Artistic Director Harry Christophers is joined by an international cast of outstanding singers and the Period Instrument Orchestra and Chorus to close the season with George Frideric Handel's dramatic oratorio, Samson. (more...)

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