Starry Royal Court Announced for THE BROADWAY PRINCE PARTY at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

After six sold-out 'Broadway Princess Parties,' the time has come for Broadway's favorite leading men to stand in the spotlight in The Broadway Prince Party at Feinstein's/54 Below! (more...)

Nick Cordero, Richard H. Blake, Bobby Conte Thornton, Ariana DeBose and More to Lead A BRONX TALE on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Producers Tommy Mottola, the Dodgers, and Tribeca Productions have just announced casting for the Broadway premiere of A BRONX TALE THE MUSICAL, the new musical featuring a book by Academy Award nominee Chazz Palminteri, music by Oscar, Grammy, and Tony Award winner Alan Menken, and lyrics by Grammy Award winner and Oscar and Tony Award nominee Glenn Slater, co-directed by two-time Oscar winner Robert De Niro and four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks, with choreography by Tony nominee Sergio Trujillo. (more...)

Billy Gardell Brings His One-Man Comedy Show to Aurora's Paramount Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

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Autumn Hurlburt and Devon Goffman to Lead World Premiere of BLINDSIDED DATE at New York New Works Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Legally Blonde's Autumn Hurlburt and Motown's Devon Goffman lead World Premiere of Blindsided Date in the New York New Works Theatre Festival August 31 at The Elektra Theatre (more...)

Stages Adds Special Matinee Performance to Grand Finale of 30th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Due to unprecedented advance ticket sales, STAGES St. Louis is thrilled to announce the addition of a special matinee performance to the original Sister Act show schedule. A conscious effort to meet patron demand, this extra show marks the first additional matinee STAGES has put on in its 30 year history. The added performance will be held on Thursday, September 29th at 2pm. (more...)

Sarah Ruhl's New Play SCENES FROM COURT LIFE to Open Yale Rep's 50th Anniversary Season; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Yale Repertory Theatre, celebrating 50 years of daring artists, bold choices, and adventurous audiences, presents the world premiere of Scenes from Court Life, or the whipping boy and his prince by Sarah Ruhl, directed by Mark Wing-Davey, September 30-October 22 at Yale University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is Thursday, October 6. (more...)

Patrick Breen, Sophina Brown and Arden Myrin Join Steve Martin's METEOR SHOWER at Long Wharf Theatre; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Long Wharf Theatre, in conjunction with the Old Globe in San Diego, presents the world premiere of Steve Martin's Meteor Shower, directed by Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein, running from September 28 through October 23, 2016. The full cast has just been announced! (more...)

Mid-Day Arts Café Begins Seventh Season with Sneak Peek at VTA 2016-2017 Shows!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

Victoria Theatre Association (VTA) begins the seventh season of the successful lunchtime arts preview series, Mid-Day Arts Cafe, Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016 in the Mathile Theatre, located inside the Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center. September's Mid-Day Arts Cafe features a preview of Victoria Theatre Association's 2016-2017 Season showcasing Wright State University's (WSU) Department of Theatre, Dance and Motion Picture students. (more...)

Erich Bergen to Play in Concert at Feinstein's at the Nikko This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

After sold-out engagements in New York, Los Angeles, London and Las Vegas, Erich Bergen will bring his acclaimed concert to Feinstein's at the Nikko for two performances only - Saturday, November 5 (7 p.m.) and Sunday, November 6 (3 p.m.). (more...)

PETER AND THE STARCATCHER to Open September 22 at Berkeley Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

Berkeley Playhouse opens up their 9th season at the historic Julia Morgan theater with Peter and the Starcatcher, the Tony Award-winning prequel to Peter Pan. Based on the acclaimed 2006 novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, the thrilling stage adaptation by Rick Elice, whose Broadway credits include The Addams Family and Jersey Boys, takes flight September 22, 2016 with performances running through October 16, 2016.  (more...)

What's Playing on Broadway: August 29- September 4, 2016
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 29, 2016

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for the week of August 29- September 4, 2016. (more...)

The Doo Wop Project, Dance Fest and More Coming Up This Season at Centenary Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Centenary Stage Company's 2016-17 season is fast approaching and in addition to its theatrical productions CSC will be hosting a season bursting with music, dance and special events for all ages and tastes. (more...)

Crystal Bowersox, Capitol Steps, TAJ EXPRESS & More Set for Poway Center's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Poway OnStage has announced its exciting 2016/2017 Professional Performance Series. (more...)

JERSEY BOYS Stars and Paula Poundstone to Open Weinberg Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

In advance of its 2016-2017 season announcement, the Weinberg Center for the Arts announced that The Midtown Men and Paula Poundstone will open its 38th season of live entertainment on September 23 and 24, respectively. (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 8/28/16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 8/28/2016. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 8/29
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 29, 2016

Welcome to this week's edition of our new WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for the week ending 8/28/2016. (more...)

Leo Ash Evens, Russell Fischer and More to Lead MONSTER MAKERS Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

MONSTER MAKERS: A NEW MUSICAL IN CONCERT has announced full casting for its Feinstein's/54 Below on September 3, 2016. (more...)

JERSEY BOYS Star Michael Longoria to Encore BROADWAY BRICK BY BRICK at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Original "Jersey Boy" Michael Longoria will return to Joe's Pub at The Public to perform BROADWAY BRICK BY BRICK on Sunday, September 18 at 7:00pm. (more...)

Duncan Theatre Announces 2016-2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2016

The reputable Duncan Theatre has announced their 2016/17season with prominent artists MOMIX, tribute artists such as Stayin' Alive to the extraordinary Drumline LIVE, the mesmerizing Pants Down Circus: Rock and the underwear performing Skivvies and many more! The intimate Duncan Theatre with the 700 seat and 122 seat Stage West Theatre performing arts venues will be exploding with dance, concerts, family shows, classical music as well as a spectacular cinema live stage show on the Lake Worth campus of Palm Beach State College. (more...)


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Broadway Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 8/26/2016
by BWW - Aug 26, 2016

Broadway Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 8/26/2016. (more...)

Tickets On Sale Now for Artslaunch at the Arscht Center in Miami
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County and Broadway Across America announced that tickets to the 2016-2017 Broadway in Miami season shows and the season option will go on sale on Saturday, September 10, 2016, during the Center's ARTSLAUNCH2016. (more...)

Carmen Cusack and John Lloyd Young Join The Cast of FOR THE RECORD: SCORSESE at The Wallis
by Nora Dominick - Aug 26, 2016

Revolutionizing the live musical theater experience, the acclaimed company For The Record makes its triumphant return to Los Angeles in a new production, For The Record: Scorsese - American Crime Requiem. This new show will bring the legendary filmmaker's soundtracks to life in a new generation cabaret from September 21 through October 16 at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. For The Record: Scorsese - American Crime Requiem is co-produced by The Wallis and Ad Astra Live, and is made possible by the generous support of David C. Bohnett. (more...)

Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID Added to Orpheum Broadway Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

The Orpheum Theatre Group is excited to announce that a one-week engagement of Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID has been added to its 2016-2017 Broadway Season, playing July 25-30, 2017. With the addition of this live musical production, new subscribers can now customize a series with a Pick 4 season ticket package option.  (more...)


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Cast Announced for Detroit Public Theatre's Production of MURDER BALLAD
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

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BBVA Compass Enters New Two-Year Agreement with Broadway at the Hobby Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Today, Broadway at the Hobby Center announced a new two-year agreement with BBVA Compass for the upcoming 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 seasons of touring productions. (more...)

PROSPECT HIGH: BROOKLYN, Co-Written by Teens, to Conclude Rolling World Premiere in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company and Education at Roundabout have just announced that the Repertory High School for Theatre Arts in New York City will present the New York premiere of PROSPECT HIGH: BROOKLYN. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 8/23/2016 - CHRISTMAS IN AUGUST and More!
by Jessica Khan - Aug 23, 2016

Today's big news: Suzanne Vega & Duncan Sheik's 'LOVER, BELOVED' gets a Houston workshop tonight, the Rockettes celebrate CHRISTMAS IN AUGUST, and the cast of WAITRESS performs today at Barnes & Noble! (more...)

Daphne Rubin-Vega Joins Cast of World Premiere of MISS YOU LIKE HELL at La Jolla Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for its world-premiere production of Miss You Like Hell, book and lyrics by Pulitzer Prize winner Quiara Alegria Hudes (In the Heights, Water by the Spoonful), music and lyrics by acclaimed singer/songwriter Erin McKeown, directed by Lear deBessonet (Public Theatre's The Odyssey) and choreographed by Danny Mefford (Broadway's Fun Home). Commissioned by the Playhouse and developed during the 2016 DNA New Work Series, the production has been extended by one week, now running October 25 - December 4 in the Mandell Weiss Theatre. Tickets go on sale August 27 at LaJollaPlayhouse.org or by calling (858) 550-1010. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 8/23/16- Andrew Rannells
by Stage Tube - Aug 23, 2016

Happy Birthday, Andrew Rannells! Rannells played Bob Gaudio in the First National Tour of Jersey Boys. In January 2009, he reprised the role of Gaudio in the musical's Broadway production. Rannells originated the role of Elder Price in The Book of Mormon, a musical written by South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone and Avenue Q composer Robert Lopez. For his performance, he was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Musical. His last performance was June 10, 2012. He will soon play Bryan Buckley in Ryan Murphy's new television series The New Normal on NBC. (more...)

SISTER ACT To Close Out Stages 30th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

There's a real reason to rejoice for everybody's favorite nun, Deloris Van Cartier, is coming to STAGES to stir up her special brand of habit-forming fun! Playing September 9-October 9 at the Robert G. Reim Theatre in Kirkwood, Sister Act will close STAGES' 30th Anniversary Season with the gift of laughter, the power of music, and a touch of heavenly inspiration. (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 8/21/16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 8/21/2016. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 8/22
by - Aug 22, 2016

Welcome to this week's edition of our new WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for the week ending 8/21/2016. (more...)

Jacqui Dubois and More Join GHOST - THE MUSICAL UK Tour; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

West End musical theatre star Jacqui Dubois (original London cast of Rent and Children of Eden, other credits include The Lion King, Fela and most recentlyPeople, Places and Things ) will join Sarah and Andy as 'Oda Mae Brown', the part made famous in the film by Whoopi Goldberg. (more...)

BWW Interview: Ryan Molloy On Karting With Simon Cowell and New Musical 27
by Marianka Swain - Aug 22, 2016

Actor and musician Ryan Molloy won praise for his roles in Jerry Springer: The Opera, Taboo, Godspell and On the Town, but he's best known for playing Frankie Valli in Jersey Boys for a record-breaking six years in the West End and on Broadway. He's now working in the rather more intimate Cockpit Theatre, where he stars in the world premiere of Sam Cassidy's rock musical 27, helmed by Arlene Phillips, which begins previews on 8 September. (more...)

What's Playing on Broadway: August 22-28, 2016
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 22, 2016

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for the week of August 22-28, 2016. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes PARAMOUR Star Jeremy Kushnier
by Theater People Podcast - Aug 22, 2016

Kushnier made his Broadway debut in the lead role of Ren McCormack in the 1998 production of FOOTLOOSE. He went on to star on Broadway in RENT, Jersey Boys, and JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR. He was a part of the original New York company of SHEAR MADDNESS, and he can currently be seen in PARAMOUR, Cirque Du Soliel's first-ever Broadway production. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 21, 2016
by - Aug 21, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 21 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of OCTOBER SKY's West Coast Premiere at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

The Old Globe presents the West Coast premiere of OCTOBER SKY, which will blast off the Globe's 2016-2017 Season with a tale of boys, rockets, and big dreams. OCTOBER SKY will run September 10 - October 23, 2016 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Preview performances run September 10 - September 21. Opening night is Thursday, September 22. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company below! (more...)

Jordan Roth Instagrams 'First Day of School' Photo for FALSETTOS Revival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

The revival of FALSETTOS began rehearsals yesterday afternoon. President of Jujamcyn Theaters, Jordan Roth, captured a candid moment depicting the smiling faces of some of the revival's most notable names, including Andrew Rannells, Christian Borle, Stephanie J. Block and Tracie Thoms, smiling and ready to tell a million stories. (more...)

Broadway Stars Set for Special Showcase THE JOINT at TNC's Dream Up Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

Evelyn must follow her dreams ... by leaving her family. Come down for some hot times with THE JOINT at Theatre for The New City's Dream Up Festival this September. (more...)

VIDEO: Jeremy Kushnier Belts 'The Hollywood Wiz' For PARAMOUR's Original Cast Recording
by Michael Dale - Aug 17, 2016

It's no secret that actors love a good entrance and PARAMOUR's Jeremy Kushnier gets a doozy of an introduction. (more...)

Centenary Stage Company Opens 2016 – 17 Season with Curtain Up! Event THE DOO WOP PROJECT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Centenary Stage Company opens their 2016 - 17 season with the Curtain Up! event The Doo Wop Project on Saturday, September 24 at 8pm in Sitnik Theater.  (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: BROADWAY'S BACKBONE with Janelle A. Robinson
by Broadway's Backbone - Aug 17, 2016

In this episode: Janelle A. Robinson trained in opera but always had a love for musical theatre. She has cake walked to "Can't Help Loving that Man" and gave out letters in "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.' Janelle talks about being classical trained, becoming a a teacher, race relations in theater, her truth on the myths of non traditional casting, and still being miffed she didn't get cast as Maria in "Sound of Music' as child. (more...)

The Gateway Announces THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW Full Cast
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Get ready to 'do the time warp again' with the cult-classic musical, The Rocky Horror Show, live and interactive at The Gateway in Bellport from August 24-September 10.  Tickets start at $59. For tickets, contact the Box Office at (631) 286-1133 or visit the website at www.TheGateway.org.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Show Biz After Hours With Frank DiLella at Birdland!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was proud to present NY1 theater journalist Frank DiLella back on the Birdland stage, with the sixth episode of his new talk show, 'Show Biz After Hours With Frank DiLella.'  Frank's very special guests were Nikki M. James ('BrainDead,' Book of Mormon), Max von Essen (An American in Paris), Laura Michelle Kelly (Finding Neverland), Michael Longoria (Jersey Boys) and the vocal group 'Range.'  (more...)

Exclusive: Laura Michelle Kelly Performs 'Meadowlark' at BIRDLAND on Facebook LIVE!
by Alan Henry - Aug 16, 2016

Last night Laura Michelle Kelly performed Meadowlark at Birdland Jazz Club in New York City and BroadwayWorld was on hand to bring the performance LIVE to our fans on Facebook! BroadwayWorld and Birdland are thrilled to present live performances from Broadway performers as part of the Broadway at Birdland series on our Facebook page on Monday nights! (more...)

Toronto Premiere of SHE SAID/HE SAID Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

Imani Enterprises presents the Toronto premiere of She Said/He Said, created and directed by award-winning artist Anne-Marie Woods (aka Amani). She Said/He Said is a play where spoken word, theatre, conflict and comedy join hands for a tragi-comic and complex look at relationships. The female/male rapport is laid bare in this battle of wits with the multi-talented Woods starring as SHE and Dora Mavor Moore Award winner Matthew G Brown as HE. She Said/He Said runs Wednesday, September 14 through Sunday, September 18 (with Media Night September 15) at Native Earth's AKI Studio (inside Daniels Spectrum) in Regent Park. (more...)

VIDEO: Four Seasons Meets Nine Lives as CATS Serenades JERSEY BOYS
by Michael Dale - Aug 15, 2016

After Jersey Boys welcomed their new neighbors with a Doo-Wop arrangement of 'Memory,' the Nine Lives set returned the favor. (more...)

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