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Theater with a View Announces RABBIT HOLE Cast
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2017

Theater with a View, Pottstown's professional site-specific theatre company, returns this July with a brand new production of David Linday-Abaire's award-winning drama Rabbit Hole. The production, which will be staged entirely outdoors at the Sycamore Hill estate (481 Ebelhare Road, Pottstown, PA), begins previews on Wednesday, July 12 and will run through Saturday, July 29. (more...)

BWW Interview: Mary Martello in Arden's GYPSY
by Pati Buehler - May 27, 2017

Pretty much the 'Dominatrix of Dames' on Philly stages with 33 productions under her bonnet, there is almost nothing this lady has not tackled in her long career. (more...)

BWW Review: 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL at Stage Coach Theater
by Leesa Williams - May 27, 2017

As the editor for BroadwayWorld Boise, I occasionally step onto the stage myself. As a member of the 9 to 5 the Musical cast, I sought out a fellow performer and friend to write the review for this show. Thank you so very much Nichole Stull. (more...)

Andrey Wasn't There But Katie Couric Was, See Her Visit to GREAT COMET
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2017

Renowned journalist Katie Couric stopped by Pierre's Russian salon this week when she saw Broadway's NATASHA, PIERRE, AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812. It seems she enjoyed shaking her egg, as she called it one of the most original and energetic shows she had ever seen. Check out her photo with the cast below! (more...)

Tracy Letts Says Broadway Bound Play THE MINUTES is Not About Trump, But is Politically Aware
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2017

In a recent interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Tracy Letts spoke about his play THE MINUTES which will take its place on Broadway next year. Letts describes it as an examination of personal history and how 'history sometimes is in the eye of the beholder.' (more...)

The Breithaupt Brothers Come Home to Kitchener for Two Concerts
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2017

The Breithaupt Brothers Come Home To Kitchener is a showcase of the songs of Don and Jeff Breithaupt performed by some of the Waterloo Region's finest musicians: The New Vibes Jazz Quintet, the Penderecki String Quartet, plus nine vocalists. (more...)


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Photo Flash: GROUNDHOG DAY Vogues Before Act 2, HAMILTON Chicago Shares Make Up Routine, and More Saturday Intermission Pics!
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2017

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for what has become one of the theatre community's most beloved traditions- BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup! This week GROUNDHOG DAY vogues before reliving their day, HAMILTON Chicago shares a prep timelapse, and Paper Mill Playhouse's Mary POPPINS shares their very first SIP. Check out more Saturday Intermission Pics below! (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: He's Back in the Building! Go Inside Rehearsal for ATTACK OF THE ELVIS IMPERSONATORS
by TV - Press Previews - May 27, 2017

Attack of the Elvis Impersonators, the new musical that will unleash your inner hound dog, with book, music and lyrics by Lory Lazarus. Directed by Broadway veteran Don Stephenson, with choreography by Melissa Zaremba, and music direction, arrangements and orchestrations by Benjamin Rauhala, performances are set to begin Thursday, June 1, 2017 at The Lion Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street, between 9th & 10th Avenues). Opening Night is set for Thursday, June 15, 2017. Ryan Conway serves as Executive Producer. (more...)

THE GREAT COMET Wants You! The Season's Most Nominated Show Seeks Ensemble for Epic Tony Performance!
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

The season's most Tony-nominated show, Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812 is gearing up for Tony's night. In order to re-create the immersive vibe of this slice of Tolstoy for Radio City Music Hall, the production is currently seeking performers to fill out their ensemble for Tony's night. (more...)

Blue Star Award Winners Announced at Starlight Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

For the 15th consecutive year, Starlight Theatre has publicly applauded the outstanding achievements and talents of local high school musical theatre students. Last night's 2017 Blue Star Awards Ceremony gave hundreds of area teens an opportunity to perform musical numbers on Starlight's Cohen Community Stage while their teachers, peers, parents and others cheered them from the seats. Many of the students took home Blue Star Awards in recognition of their high school theatrical accomplishments. (more...)

Tony Award-Winning Musical PARADE Comes to Chance Theater This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Chance Theater, Anaheim's official resident theater company, is pleased to announce its production of PARADE, with book by Alfred Uhry, music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown, direction by Kari Hayter, and musical direction by Robyn Manion. PARADE will preview from June 30 through July 7; regular performances will begin July 8 and continue through July 30 at Chance Theater @ Bette Aitken theater arts Center on the Cripe Stage. (more...)

BWW Review: In THE LANGUAGE ARCHIVE, a Linguist Can't Find the Right Words for Love, at Portland Playhouse
by Krista Garver - May 26, 2017

THE LANGUAGE ARCHIVE, the last show in Portland Playhouse's season, explores all of the ways language (spoken, written, nonverbal, even the language of food) both serves and fails us when it comes to human relationships. (more...)

Mary Lambert Premieres New Video for 'Know Your Name' Ft. Sara Ramirez
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Mary Lambert premiered the fierce new video for “Know Your Name.” Inspired by Taylor Swift's iconic “Bad Blood” video, Lambert's all-inclusive babe squad takes to the arcade to bring you the second single off her independently released EP Bold. (more...)

Rising Australian Band Tora Debuts 'Too Much'; Debut Album Out This June
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Breakout Australian band Tora's latest track, “Too Much,” debuts today—listen here. The band will release their debut album Take A Rest on June 9—pre-order here (more...)

Brooke and Chad Are… JUST AS GAY AS YOU
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Cabaret Artists Chad M. Ryan and Brooke M. Haney's first collaborative endeavor, Brooke and Chad Are… Just as Gay as You. (A Queer Cabaret of Chaos and Clarity), premieres this year during Pride Week on Tuesday, June 20th at 6:30 pm at the Duplex. Created by Haney and Ryan from their combined personal "GAY" experiences, the show explores the themes of queerness and identity and the unlikely friendship between a Gay man and a Queer woman, all under their shared love of music and storytelling. Filled with chaotic  humour, truth telling vulnerability and occasional crisp clarity, the evening is sure to be a 'gay ol time.'  The duo has also partnered with Shining Hope for Communities to raise money and build awareness for Margaret's Safe Place, a project of Shining Hope. To that end, a portion of the proceeds from every ticket will go to support Shining Hope. (more...)

SCERA Shell's HAIRSPRAY is First Musical of Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

The first emotion audiences will see in the award-winning musical "Hairspray" at the SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre is unabashed joy. Lovable plus size teen Tracy Turnblad begins the show with an enthusiastic love song to Baltimore as she dances and sings while wearing the signature mile-high bouffant hairdo sported by teen girls everywhere in 1962 America. (more...)

ONSTAGE in Bedford Set to Host the Regional Premiere of DISASTER!
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

ONSTAGE in Bedford presents one of the most exciting theatrical events of the 2017 season, the regional premiere of the musical Disaster! by Seth Rudetsky Jack Plotnick, based on a concept by Rudetsky and Drew Geraci, with additional material by Geraci. (more...)

EXIT Theatre to Present World Premiere of A LIFE ON THE OCEAN WAVE
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

This July, EXIT Theatre is proud to present A Life On The Ocean Wave, a collaboratively-constructed multi-disciplinary original play with a jaunty subtitle: Being a Merrie Evening of Genuine Sea Chanty Sing-Along, and Also a Historically and Scientifically Accurate Account of a Sailor's Life at Sea, in Which Ghosts Appear and Have Something to Say. (more...)

VIDEO: WAR PAINT Cast Album Out Today; Go Inside the Studio with New Medley!
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Ghostlight Records has released the Original Broadway Cast Recording of the new musical War Paint - starring two-time Tony Award winners Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole - in digital and streaming formats today, Friday, May 26. Watch a special new 'War Paint Medley' music video featuring three of the show's most acclaimed songs - 'Forever Beautiful,' 'Pink' and 'Face to Face' - below! The video includes exclusive footage from both the recording studio and the stage production, in addition to historical photography. (more...)

Thomas Williams, Holland Vavra to Lead All-Houston Cast in PIPPIN at TUTS
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) introduces the fully Houston-based cast and creative team for the upcoming production of PIPPIN.   (more...)

Orpheum Announces Winners for 2017 High School Musical Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

On Thursday, May 25, 2017, the Orpheum Theatre Group announced the winners of the 2017 High School Musical Theatre Awards. (more...)

Scoop: TODAY 5/29 6/9 on NBC
by TV Scoop - May 26, 2017

Get all the scoop on TODAY 5/29 6/9, airing on NBC (more...)

Mary Six Rupert Brings 5th Annual LEGACY 36 to the Miller Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Former Rockette Mary SIX RUPERT is proud to present a very special event - the fifth annual LEGACY 36, featuring THE LEGACY DANCERS, a line of former Rockettes, along with stars who have appeared at Radio City Music Hall: MAURICE HINES, SANDY DUNCAN, DON CORREIA, and ROSIE NOVELLINO-MEARNS.    (more...)

Bobby Bare's New Album 'Things Change' Available Today
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Country Music Hall of Famer and GRAMMY® award-winning living legend Bobby Bare will be all over SiriusXM this Memorial Day weekend to celebrate the release of his first studio project in five years, Things Change, AVAILABLE TODAY (more...)

Photo Flash: THE BOY WHO DANCED ON AIR Celebrates Opening Night at Abingdon Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Last night, Thursday, May 25, Abingdon Theatre Company celebrated opening night of its first musical: the New York premiere of THE BOY WHO DANCED ON AIR, with music by Tim Rosser and book and lyrics by Charlie Sohne, winners of 2015 Jonathan Larson and Mary Rodgers/Lorenz Hart Awards. Directed by Abingdon Theatre Company Artistic Director Tony Speciale, THE BOY WHO DANCED ON AIR is now playing through June 11, at the June Havoc Theatre (312 West 36th Street). Scroll down for photos from the opening festivities! (more...)

Scoop: REIGN on THE CW - Friday, June 9, 2017
by - May 26, 2017

Get all the scoop on REIGN, airing on THE CW on Friday, June 9, 2017! (more...)

VIDEO: Mary J. Blige Shares 'Love Yourself' Music Video ft. A$AP Rocky
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

A$AP Rocky joins Mary J. Blige in the just-released video for Blige's 'Love Yourself' track. The tune appears on her 13th studio album, 'Strength of a Woman.' Get a first look below! (more...)

STXfilms Makes Deal for Amy Schumer's Highly Anticipated Comedy I FEEL PRETTY
by Movies News Desk - May 26, 2017

STXfilms is boarding Amy Schumer's highly-anticipated comedy I FEEL PRETTY, the directorial debut of successful screenwriters Abby Kohn and Marc Silverstein (more...)

Scoop: LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN 5/29 - 6/2
by TV Scoop - May 26, 2017

Get all the scoop on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN 5/29 - 6/2 (more...)

Watch Award-Winning Shows on BroadwayHD and Vote for the Theater Fans' Choice Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - May 26, 2017

As the Tony Awards approach, and New York's other prestigious awards are being handed out, what better time to dive into some of Broadway's best productions ever captured on film. In BroadwayHD's vast library, they have countless award-winning productions ready to stream.  We have pulled together some of our favorites below. Check them out and don't forget to vote in the 15th Annual Theater Fans' Choice Awards. After you have voted for your favorite shows, designs, and performances of the season, you will receive a code for one free month of BroadwayHD as a thank you.  (more...)

Scoop: REIGN Series Finale on THE CW - Friday, June 16, 2017
by TV Scoop - May 26, 2017

Get all the scoop on REIGN Series Finale, airing on THE CW on Friday, June 16, 2017! (more...)

Connie Guzzo-McParland's THE WOMEN OF SATURN to Host 1980s Revival Book Launch Party at the Rialto
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Join awarded writer Connie Guzzo-McParland (The Girls of Piazza d'Amore, 2013) for live music, book readings and dancing - a book launch like you've never experienced before. (more...)

Emma Dears and Craig Price to Headline A NIGHT AT THE MUSICALS for Save Our St. Bride's
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

One of Liverpool's most historic churches will take centre stage when the West End comes to the Georgian Quarter for a night of musical theatre magic. (more...)

Rialto Chatter: Nathan Lane-Led Revival of ANGELS IN AMERICA Heading to Broadway Next Season?
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

London's National Theatre's revival of ANGELS IN AMERICA, starring Nathan Lane, may find its way across the pond to the Great White Way!  (more...)

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for May 26, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 26, 2017

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI! Welcome to the start of Memorial Day Weekend: It's Friday, May 26, 2017 and time to live life dramatically! It really sounds like we should be cutting a ribbon somewhere to herald the start of the long weekend that kicks off summer, but instead we sit here in front of a computer screen, remembering and reminiscing, in hopes of providing you with something to read while you sit by the pool, waiting for the SPF37 to kick in! (more...)

BWW Dance Top Stories You Might Have Missed 5/26 - Vote in the BWW Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Happy Friday, BWW Dance! Here are the top dance stories from around the BroadwayWorld you might have missed this week! (more...)

BWW Interview: WRITER HERB KAUDERER
by Mark C. Lloyd - May 26, 2017

BWW Interview: WRITER HERB KAUDERER (more...)

BWW Morning Brief May 26th, 2017 - MARY POPPINS Flies Into Paper Mill and More!
by Jessica Khan - May 26, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! This weekend's big news: Paper Mill Playhouse's star-studded Mary POPPINS opens on Sunday! (more...)

VIDEO: Lizzie Klempere and Tam Mutu Perform "How Could I Ever Know" from 5th Avenue's THE SECRET GARDEN
by Stage Tube - May 26, 2017

Broadway and West End star Tam Mutu stars as Archibald Craven in The 5th Avenue Theatre's enchanting Broadway-bound revival of The Secret Garden. Mutu joins a phenomenal cast including Tony Award winner Daisy Eagan, Tony Award nominee Josh Young, Lizzie Klemperer, Charlie Franklin and Sean G. Griffin. (more...)

Palm Beach Dramaworks Announces A New Cabaret Series
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Come hear the music play! Palm Beach Dramaworks is pleased to announce the launching of its first-ever cabaret series, which will take place in the Perlberg Studio Theatre. The premiere event, which runs from June 9 - June 11, features local favorite Laura Hodos performing her acclaimed show, Julie and Mary and Ethel and Babs!, a program of songs associated with musical theatre legends Julie Andrews, Mary Martin, Ethel Merman, and Barbra Streisand. Selections include numbers from such shows as My Fair Lady, South Pacific, The Sound of Music, Gypsy, and Funny Girl. Hodos will be accompanied by Paul Reekie at the piano. (more...)

Savion Glover to Take the Stage at NJTV Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

NJTV, New Jersey's public television network, will host its fourth major benefit event at the Stone House at Stirling Ridge in Warren, NJ on Friday, June 9 at 6:30pm. (more...)

THIRTEEN Presents FIRST DEGREE, Profile of Prisoners Who Receive College Degrees Behind Bars
by TV News Desk - May 25, 2017

FIRST DEGREE, available to PBS stations starting June 1 (check local listings), finds hope in this seemingly hopeless place by investigating a unique prison education program that is successfully preventing inmates there from being sent back up the river after their release. (more...)


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VIDEO: Get A First Look At MARY POPPINS At Paper Mill Playhouse
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 25, 2017

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Paper Mill Playhouse's Mary POPPINS! Check out the video below! Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, presents the hit Broadway musical Mary Poppins based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney Film with original music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, book by Julian Fellowes, new songs and additional music and lyrics byGeorge Stiles and Anthony Drewe, and co-created by Cameron Mackintosh. Bank of America is the Major Sponsor of Mary Poppins. (more...)

GEM Theatrics to Stage CHAPATTI This June at The Snug Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

GEM Theatrics, the husband and wife production company of Gary E. Mitchell and Mary Beth Quillin will return to The Snug Theatre for a fourth season in June to present the new Irish play, Chapatti, by Christian O'Reilly. (more...)

Edward Albee, Debbie Reynolds Among Theater Legends Honored by TonyAwards.com
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Each year, the Tony Awards release a list of names of friends and colleagues in the Broadway community who have left us during the past year. (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR 5/26/17
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 25, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

Mile Square Theatre presents The 7th Annual New Jersey One-Minute Play Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

The NEW JERSEY ONE-MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL (#1MPF) returns to for its seventh year, beginning a new and exciting partnership with Mile Square Theatre. The marathon evening of one-minute plays by over 30 of New Jersey's established and emerging playwrights and directors plays three performances only, Saturday, June 24th at 8pm, and Sunday, June 25th at 3pm & 7pm, 1400 Clinton St, Hoboken, NJ 07030. Tickets, priced at $20, are currently available at www.milesquaretheatre.org (more...)

John Dufffy Institute for New Opera presents World Premiere of KEPT
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

The Virginia Arts Festival will present the world premiere performances of the new chamber opera Kept: a ghost story at Norfolk's Attucks Theatre May 25 at 7:30 p.m. and May 28 at 3 p.m. (more...)

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