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A sorority-sister valley girl goes to Harvard Law to get her boyfriend back, and ends up defying expectations while staying true to herself. Based on the novel by Amanda Brown and the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture starring Reese Witherspoon.

Broadway San Jose Concludes Most Successful Season to DateBroadway San Jose Concludes Most Successful Season to Date
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Broadway San Jose, a Nederlander Presentation, concluded its 2013-14 season with back-to-back, record-breaking engagements of JERSEY BOYS and WICKED, making the fifth Broadway touring season San Jose's most successful to date. (more...)

Aaron Tveit, Annaleigh Ashford & Telly Leung Set for Musical Workshop C'MON GET HAPPYAaron Tveit, Annaleigh Ashford & Telly Leung Set for Musical Workshop C'MON GET HAPPY
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 9, 2014

BroadwayWorld has confirmed today that a new musical titled C'MON GET HAPPY, will get an industry only reading on October 10th, and will feature some of the biggest names in the business. C'MON GET HAPPY is a modern day story about a group of young people in search of themselves, who wind up following a charismatic cult leader who happens to worship all things Partridge. (more...)

Farah Alvin, Kate Shindle & Katie Thompson to Perform VANISHING POINT in Concert at 54 Below, 11/4Farah Alvin, Kate Shindle & Katie Thompson to Perform VANISHING POINT in Concert at 54 Below, 11/4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Farah Alvin (Marvelous Wonderettes, I Love You Because), Kate Shindle (Wonderland, Legally Blonde) and Katie Thompson (Giant, Pump Boys and Dinettes at Encores), who will portray a trio of iconic women in selections from the new musical Vanishing Point. (more...)

POP NATION to Begin Performances Next Month at HudsonPOP NATION to Begin Performances Next Month at Hudson
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

POP NATION, a theatrical social event merging music, theater and the nightclub experience, will begin performances at Hudson (356 W. 58th Street at 9th Avenue) on November 14th with opening night set for January 8th. POP NATION has original music and lyrics by Damon Intrabartolo (bare, 'Superman Returns,' 'X Men 2') and book by Kenny Finkle (Indoor/Outdoor). (more...)

BWW Exclusive: National Music Theater Institute Embraced by BroadwayBWW Exclusive: National Music Theater Institute Embraced by Broadway
by National Theater Institute - Oct 6, 2014

The National Music Theater Institute (NMTI) students have just returned to campus from two weeks training in New York City; scroll down for photos from the visit! NMTI is the newest credit-earning, semester-long intensive from the National Theater Institute at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center. Utilizing the O'Neill's 50-year experience in training young theater artists and history of developing new musicals (including Nine, Avenue Q, In The Heights, [title of show], and Violet), NMTI offers broad-based training in all areas of musical theater: acting, singing, directing, writing, dance, composition, and choreography. In addition to the semester's rigorous curriculum-classes 14 hours a day, 7 days a week with emphasis on collaboration and the creation of original work- two weeks of the semester are spent learning in the epicenter of American music theater. (more...)

In the Spotlight Series: YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU's Annaleigh AshfordIn the Spotlight Series: YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU's Annaleigh Ashford
by Walter McBride - Oct 5, 2014

Tony Award® nominee Annaleigh Ashford is currently playing 'Essie Carmichael' in the revival of You Can't Take it With You, which opened on Broadway September 28 at the Longacre Theater. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos of Ashford in the BroadwayWorld.com series 'In The Spotlight' by acclaimed photographer Walter McBride! (more...)

BWW REVIEW: NSMT's Swanky New CHICAGO Is a Real KillerBWW REVIEW: NSMT's Swanky New CHICAGO Is a Real Killer
by Jan Nargi - Oct 5, 2014

Director and choreographer Nick Kenkel has swept through the North Shore Music Theatre in Beverly, Mass. like a breath of fresh autumn air with his inventive, delightful, and often surprising production of CHICAGO: A Musical Vaudeville. With a less stylized concept than Bob Fosse's 1975 original or the current long-running Tony Award-winning Walter Bobbie-Ann Reinking revival, Kenkel has injected a relaxed playfulness into his staging that invites the audience to visit this familiar killer musical anew. (more...)

ANNIE the Musical Coming to the Benedum Center, Opening 10/28ANNIE the Musical Coming to the Benedum Center, Opening 10/28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust is proud to annouce the new U.S. National Tour of ANNIE opening on Tuesday, October 28th and running through Sunday, November 2nd at the Benedum Center.ANNIE is part of the PNC Broadway Across America-Pittsburgh series presented by the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Broadway Across America and Pittsburgh Symphony. (more...)

Evan Gray, Colton Maurer and More to Star in National Tour of A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL; Kicks Off Next MonthEvan Gray, Colton Maurer and More to Star in National Tour of A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL; Kicks Off Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Big League Productions is thrilled to announce casting for the 2014 - 2015 national tour of A Christmas Story, The Musical. The beloved holiday movie will be brought to life on Broadway stages across the country. This sparkling new production will launch with one performance in Owensboro, KY followed by engagements in Appleton, Memphis, Dallas, and culminating over the Christmas holidays with a three week run at the Fox Theatre in St. Louis. (more...)

Kate Wetherhead and Andrew Keenan-Bolger's JACK & LOUISA: ACT 1 Now Available for Pre-Order; Release Set for Early 2015Kate Wetherhead and Andrew Keenan-Bolger's JACK & LOUISA: ACT 1 Now Available for Pre-Order; Release Set for Early 2015
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

'Jack & Louisa: Act 1,' a fun-filled story of friendship set against the backdrop of musical theater, will be released by Penguin in early 2015. The novel is penned by Broadway performers Andrew Keenan-Bolger and Kate Wetherhead. (more...)

Jeremy Jordan, Laura Osnes & More to Join Michael Mott in WHERE THE SKY ENDS, 11/9Jeremy Jordan, Laura Osnes & More to Join Michael Mott in WHERE THE SKY ENDS, 11/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

On November 9th, composer-lyricist Michael Mott will be joined by some of Broadway's biggest names for Where the Sky Ends: Live in Concert, a concert of music from his recent album of the same name, along with brand new material. (more...)

Fox Valley Rep to Present CHRISTMAS ON BROADWAY, 11/13-12/31Fox Valley Rep to Present CHRISTMAS ON BROADWAY, 11/13-12/31
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Fox Valley Repertory concludes their 2014 theater series with Rick Lewis' holiday music revue, Christmas on Broadway. Directed by Kyle Donahue and music directed by Ilana Atkins, performances will take place on the Pheasant Run Resort Mainstage November 13 - December 31, 2014.(4051 E. Main St., St. Charles, IL; box office 630-584-6342). (more...)

ANNIE National Tour Coming to Fabulous Fox, 12/2-7ANNIE National Tour Coming to Fabulous Fox, 12/2-7
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

The Fabulous Fox Theatre has announced that the new U.S. National Tour of ANNIE will play December 2 - 7 at The Fabulous Fox in St. Louis. Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin for the 19th time, this production of ANNIE will be a brand new physical incarnation of the iconic Tony Award-winning original. (more...)

Photo Coverage: ON THE TOWN Cast Takes a Trip to the Bowery on Opening Night!Photo Coverage: ON THE TOWN Cast Takes a Trip to the Bowery on Opening Night!
by Walter McBride - Oct 20, 2014

The new Broadway revival of On The Town, directed by John Rando and choreographed by Joshua Bergasse opened last week on Broadway to rave reviews at the Lyric (formerly Foxwoods) Theatre on Broadway. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the cast's trip downtown to the after party at the historic Capitale! (more...)

Tickets to ANNIE at Saenger Theatre On Sale 10/10Tickets to ANNIE at Saenger Theatre On Sale 10/10
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

The New Orleans Theatre Association and East Jefferson General Hospital Broadway in New Orleans are proud to announce that the new U.S. National Tour of ANNIE will play February 3 - 8, 2015, at the Saenger Theatre in New Orleans. Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin for the 19th time, this production of ANNIE will be a brand new physical incarnation of the iconic Tony Award-winning original. (more...)

Fred Barton Orchestra, Terri White, Sam Harri & More Set for AMERICAN SHOWSTOPPERS at Schimmel CenterFred Barton Orchestra, Terri White, Sam Harri & More Set for AMERICAN SHOWSTOPPERS at Schimmel Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

On Saturday, October 18, noted arranger Fred Barton will bring the music of Broadway and the American Songbook showmanship to the Schimmel Center at Pace University in American Showstoppers: An Evening of Cy Coleman. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 10/2/14 - THE COUNTRY HOUSE, THE REAL THING, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY and More!WAKE UP with BWW 10/2/14 - THE COUNTRY HOUSE, THE REAL THING, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY and More!
by Jessica Showers - Oct 2, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: THE COUNTRY HOUSE opens on Broadway, THE REAL THING begins previews, PORT AUTHORITY and 'MIDNIGHT EXPRESS' open off-Broadway, SPEED-THE-PLOW officially debuts in the West End and more! (more...)

The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury, Sells One Million Tickets Since OpeningThe Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury, Sells One Million Tickets Since Opening
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury, has sold one million tickets, just under three years since opening. (more...)

Annaleigh Ashford, Heidi Blickenstaff, Terence Archie & More Set for NAMT's FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALSAnnaleigh Ashford, Heidi Blickenstaff, Terence Archie & More Set for NAMT's FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

The National Alliance For Musical Theatre (NAMT) just announced initial casting for the 26th Annual Festival of New Musicals. Michael Cassara Casting serves as the resident casting office for the 26th Annual Festival of New Musicals, taking place on Thursday, October 23, 2014 and Friday, October 24, 2014 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside the ON THE TOWN Gypsy Robe CeremonyPhoto Coverage: Inside the ON THE TOWN Gypsy Robe Ceremony
by Walter McBride - Oct 19, 2014

The new Broadway revival of On The Town, directed by John Rando and choreographed by Joshua Bergasse opened Thursday, Oct. 16 on Broadway to rave reviews at the Lyric (formerly Foxwoods) Theatre on Broadway. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the cast's Gypsy Robe ceremony and brings you pictures of the sacred event below! (more...)

All in the Family - Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU!All in the Family - Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU!
by Meet the Cast - Oct 18, 2014

Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU opened on September 28, 2014, at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). The production is directed by six-time Tony Award-nominee and Drama Desk Award winner Scott Ellis (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Twelve Angry Men, 1776). Scroll down to learn more about the full cast and watch interviews with the company below! (more...)

BWW TV: Chatting with the Stars of Broadway's ON THE TOWN on Opening Night!BWW TV: Chatting with the Stars of Broadway's ON THE TOWN on Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 18, 2014

The new Broadway revival of On The Town, directed by John Rando and choreographed by Joshua Bergasse opened last night on Broadway to rave reviews at the Lyric (formerly Foxwoods) Theatre on Broadway. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on hand for the after party and you can check out interviews with the full gang after the curtain went down below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway's ON THE TOWN Celebrates Opening Night at Post-Show Party!Photo Coverage: Broadway's ON THE TOWN Celebrates Opening Night at Post-Show Party!
by Linda Lenzi - Oct 17, 2014

The new Broadway revival of On The Town, directed by John Rando and choreographed by Joshua Bergasse opened last night on Broadway to rave reviews at the Lyric (formerly Foxwoods) theatre on Broadway. After the show, cast, creative and crew celebrated On the Town, on the town and we joined them for the celebration! (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - National Tour of the Tony Winning Musical KINKY BOOTSVIDEO: First Look - National Tour of the Tony Winning Musical KINKY BOOTS
by Stage Tube - Oct 17, 2014

KINKY BOOTS, the exhilarating Broadway musical, is now on tour! Below, check out a first look at the production starring Kyle Taylor Parker and Steven Booth. (more...)

Full Cast Announced in West End's BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL, Feb. 2015Full Cast Announced in West End's BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL, Feb. 2015
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Joining Katie Brayben playing the title role in the West End production of Beautiful - The Carole King Musical is Ian McIntosh as song-writer Barry Mann. As previously announced the leading cast members also include Alan Morrissey as King's husband and song-writing partner Gerry Goffin, Lorna Want as song-writer Cynthia Weil, Glynis Barber as Genie Klein, King's mother, and Gary Trainor as music publisher and producer Don Kirshner. (more...)

Reston Community Players' YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN Opens TodayReston Community Players' YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN Opens Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Reston Community Players opens its 48th season Friday, October 17 with the family-friendly musical hit You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown. A talented cast of six brings to life the adventures of Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the rest of the Peanuts gang in a musical guaranteed to please fans of all ages. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Opening Night Bows for ON THE TOWN!Photo Coverage: Opening Night Bows for ON THE TOWN!
by Walter McBride - Oct 17, 2014

Check out photos below from the cast on the stage receiving their opening night standing ovation! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Stars Hit the ON THE TOWN Red CarpetPhoto Coverage: Stars Hit the ON THE TOWN Red Carpet
by Walter McBride - Oct 17, 2014

Check out photos below of all the stars on the red carpet! (more...)

BWW TV: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of ON THE TOWN!BWW TV: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of ON THE TOWN!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 17, 2014

The new Broadway revival of On The Town, directed by John Rando and choreographed by Joshua Bergasse opened last night on Broadway to rave reviews at the Lyric (formerly Foxwoods) Theatre on Broadway. Check out interviews from the red crapet below! (more...)

BWW TV: A Helluva Musical- Watch Highlights from Broadway's ON THE TOWN!BWW TV: A Helluva Musical- Watch Highlights from Broadway's ON THE TOWN!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 16, 2014

The new Broadway revival of ON THE TOWN, directed by John Rando (Tony Award for Urinetown) and choreographed by Joshua Bergasse (Emmy Award winner for 'Smash') officially opens tonight, Thursday, October 16, 2014 at Broadway's Lyric Theatre (213 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036). BroadwayWorld brings you highlights of the cast in action below! (more...)

Look Out, New York! ON THE TOWN Opens Tonight on BroadwayLook Out, New York! ON THE TOWN Opens Tonight on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

The new Broadway revival of ON THE TOWN, directed by John Rando (Tony Award for Urinetown) and choreographed by Joshua Bergasse (Emmy Award winner for 'Smash') officially opens tonight, October 16, 2014 at Broadway's Lyric Theatre (213 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036). (more...)

Rufus Hound Exits West End's DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS; Alex Gaumond to Join Cast Next MonthRufus Hound Exits West End's DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS; Alex Gaumond to Join Cast Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

The Daily Mail writes that Rufus Hound is leaving the West End's current production of DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS. Alex Gaumond will take over the role of 'Freddy Benson' on November 11 at the Savoy Theatre; in the meantime, an understudy will play the part. (more...)

It's Official! Alex Gaumond to Join West End's DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS as 'Freddy Benson'It's Official! Alex Gaumond to Join West End's DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS as 'Freddy Benson'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

Alex Gaumond (Matilda, Legally Blonde, We Will Rock You) will replace Rufus Hound as the newest conman on the block, Freddy Benson from 11 November 2014 in the critically acclaimed and Best New Musical of 2014, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. (more...)

KINKY BOOTS to Play Denver Center's Buell Theatre, 10/29-11/9KINKY BOOTS to Play Denver Center's Buell Theatre, 10/29-11/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig, lead producers of KINKY BOOTS, the smash-hit musical that brings together four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (Book) and Grammy Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Tony Award-winner for Best Score for Kinky Boots), have announced final casting for the upcoming first national tour including two Colorado natives. KINKY BOOTS plays The Buell Theatre October 29-November 9 only. (more...)

John Waters to Host Vineyard Theatre's Annual Gala Honoring Margo LionJohn Waters to Host Vineyard Theatre's Annual Gala Honoring Margo Lion
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

The Vineyard Theatre today announced that their 2015 Gala will honor Tony Award-winning producer Margo Lion. The annual Gala Fundraiser will take place on Monday, March 30th, 2015, beginning at 6:30pm, at Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street between Broadway and Eighth Avenue). John Waters (Hairspray, Cry Baby) will host the Gala show. (more...)

Review Roundup: ON THE TOWN Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!Review Roundup: ON THE TOWN Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Oct 16, 2014

The new Broadway revival of On The Town, directed by John Rando (Tony Award for Urinetown) and choreographed by Joshua Bergasse (Emmy Award winner for 'Smash') officially opens tonight, October 16, 2014 at Broadway's Lyric Theatre. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Meet the Company of Broadway's ON THE TOWN- Opens at the Lyric Theatre Tonight!Meet the Company of Broadway's ON THE TOWN- Opens at the Lyric Theatre Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

The new Broadway revival of On The Town, directed by John Rando (Tony Award for Urinetown) and choreographed by Joshua Bergasse (Emmy Award winner for 'Smash') officially opens tonight, Thursday, October 16, 2014 at Broadway's Lyric Theatre (213 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036). BroadwayWorld wants you to get to know the talented cast of Broadway's latest revival. Meet the company below! (more...)

Margo Seibert, Jenni Barber, Lesli Margherita, Mitchell Jarvis and More Join NAMT's 26th Annual Festival of New Musicals; Full Cast Announced!Margo Seibert, Jenni Barber, Lesli Margherita, Mitchell Jarvis and More Join NAMT's 26th Annual Festival of New Musicals; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

The National Alliance For Musical Theatre (NAMT) is proud to announce final casting for the 26th Annual Festival of New Musicals. Michael Cassara Casting serves as the resident casting office for the 26th Annual Festival of New Musicals, taking place on Thursday, October 23, 2014 and Friday, October 24, 2014 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street). Online Festival registration ends Friday, October 17. (more...)

Kelli O'Hara, Judy Kuhn & More to Join Seth Rudetsky for Book Launch, 10/22Kelli O'Hara, Judy Kuhn & More to Join Seth Rudetsky for Book Launch, 10/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

To kick off the release of famed Sirius XM radio host Seth Rudetsky new book Seth's Broadway Diary, Dress Circle Publishing (Brisa Trinchero and Roberta Pereira, founders) will host a special book launch concert event on Wednesday, October 22 at 5:30pm at Don't Tell Mama (343 W 46th St). (more...)

BWW TV: Struttin' Across America- Watch Highlights from KINKY BOOTS on Tour!BWW TV: Struttin' Across America- Watch Highlights from KINKY BOOTS on Tour!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 14, 2014

Kinky Boots, the smash-hit musical that brings together four-time Tony® Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (Book) and Grammy® Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Tony® Award-winner for Best Score for Kinky Boots), kicked off its national tour last month in Las Vegas, and it will continue to other United States west coast stops in Tempe, San Diego, Portland, Seattle, Denver, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Costa Mesa before heading east in 2015. The full tour route can be found at www.kinkybootsthemusical.com. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you highlights of the cast in action! (more...)

Broadway Knights to Host Audition Master Class with Laura Bell Bundy, 11/2Broadway Knights to Host Audition Master Class with Laura Bell Bundy, 11/2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

Broadway Knights is proud to present an Audition Master Class with Laura Bell Bundy in Orange County, California on Sunday, November 2 at 12:00noon at The Rose Center Theater at 14140 All American Way, Westminster, CA 92683. (more...)

Way Off Broadway's 20th Anniversary Revue to Run 10/24-11/15Way Off Broadway's 20th Anniversary Revue to Run 10/24-11/15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2014

The entire 2014 Season has been a year of celebration for The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre as it marks its 20th Anniversary Season. Since Way Off Broadway first opened it has been one of the region's most established and respected theatre organizations. To this day, it is the Frederick-area's only year-round producing theatre. (more...)

Robin De Jesus, Lena Hall and E. Clayton Cornelious Set for 'DEARLY BELOVED' at 42West TonightRobin De Jesus, Lena Hall and E. Clayton Cornelious Set for 'DEARLY BELOVED' at 42West Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2014

Jacob Langfelder in association with Burt Rock and Broadway the Hardway present DEARLY BELOVED... A 30th Anniversary Concert Tribute to His Purple Majesty, tonight, October 13th at 8pm at the new 42West (514 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Dominican Republic to Present Spanish Production of IN THE HEIGHTSDominican Republic to Present Spanish Production of IN THE HEIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2014

Award-winning musical "In The Heights" in Santo Domingo, D.R. This marks the first time the musical about a Dominican bodega owner who lives in Manhattan's latin neighborhood of Washington Heights will play at the Dominican Republic, a country often mentioned with great meaning within the musical. (more...)

Atlanta Lyric Theatre Presents CHICAGO 10/24 - 11/9Atlanta Lyric Theatre Presents CHICAGO 10/24 - 11/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2014

The '20s come roaring back with a vengeance when the six-time Tony Award-winning musical CHICAGO makes its Atlanta Lyric Theatre debut October 24 - November 9, 2014 at the Jennie T. Anderson Theatre (548 S. Marietta Pkwy., Marietta). (more...)

Photo Flash: Welcome to New York, New York! First Look at Broadway's ON THE TOWNPhoto Flash: Welcome to New York, New York! First Look at Broadway's ON THE TOWN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

The new Broadway revival of ON THE TOWN, directed by John Rando (Tony Award for Urinetown) and choreographed by Joshua Bergasse (Emmy Award winner for 'Smash') officially opens on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at Broadway's Lyric Theatre (213 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Lindsay Mendez, Daniel Breaker, Brian Gallagher and More Set for Events and Concerts as Part of NAMT's 2014 Festival of New MusicalsLindsay Mendez, Daniel Breaker, Brian Gallagher and More Set for Events and Concerts as Part of NAMT's 2014 Festival of New Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

The National Alliance For Musical Theatre (NAMT) has announced casting for the additional concerts and events surrounding their 26th Annual Festival of New Musicals. On October 22nd the Festival kicks off with The 46th Minute, a concert featuring cut songs and new material from all eight 26th Annual Festival of New Musicals selections, followed by The 2014 Songwriters Showcase on October 23rd and The Songwriters Sessions on October 23rd and 24th, all at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street). (more...)

Broadway-Bound CAN-CAN Begins Tonight at Paper MillBroadway-Bound CAN-CAN Begins Tonight at Paper Mill
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse will open its 2014-2015 season with a Broadway-bound, world-class revival of Can-Can starring Kate Baldwin as Pistache and Jason Danieley as Aristide. Can-Can will play the Millburn, New Jersey, theater from tonight, October 1 through October 26, 2014. The official press opening night is Sunday, October 5, at 7:00pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Douglas E. Stark and More in Beef & Boards' FIDDLER ON THE ROOFPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at Douglas E. Stark and More in Beef & Boards' FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

In a true celebration of tradition, Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre's 2014 Season concludes with the nine-time Tony Award-winning: Fiddler on the Roof. This heartwarming musical marks its 50th Anniversary this year, and opens on Oct. 9 at Beef & Boards. Douglas E. Stark reprises his favorite role of Tevye, the milkman, who is the center of this touching story set in the tiny village of Anatevka. Tevye does his best to protect his five daughters and instill them with traditional values, even in the face of changing times and social principles. Iconic songs include 'Sunrise, Sunset,' 'If I Were A Rich Man' and 'Matchmaker, Matchmaker.' Scroll down for a first look at Stark onstage! (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for October 1st, 2014'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for October 1st, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Oct 1, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. It's Super October! Local productions of 'Sweeney Todd,' 'Titanic,' 'Parade' and 'The Wild Party' have folks excited! 'At Last' and 'Cole Porter's Greatest Hits' honor past artists, the Savoyaires mount 'The Grand Duke,' and Des Plaines goes 'Legally Blonde.' Colleges produce 'Into The Woods' and 'In The Heights, 'Amazing Grace' arrives downtown and more! (more...)

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