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PO Box A, 6 Main Street
East Haddam, CT 06423

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Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID, Starring Diana Huey, to Make a Splash Next Week at Pittsburgh CLO
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Pittsburgh CLO has joined forces with Kansas City Starlight to produce a 21-week tour of Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID, coming to the Benedum Center June 14-25. (more...)

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for June 9, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 9, 2017

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI! Welcome to Friday, June 9, 2017 - we're awfully glad to have you here! It's a big weekend in Nashville, maybe the biggest ever, thanks to the perfect storm of events and celebrations all across the region. It's CMA Music Festival weekend, Bonnaroo is pulsating some miles down the road (taking most of the attendees through Music City on their way to Manchester) and the Nashville Predators take on a team from Pittsburgh in the Stanley Cup Final's sixth game on Sunday night at Bridgestone Arena. (more...)

BWW Review: HAY FEVER at IRISH CLASSICAL THEATRE
by Michael Rabice - Jun 9, 2017

A frothy Noel Coward evening on a warm June night sounds like perfect programming. Buffalo's Irish Classical Theatre is presenting his light hearted romp HAY FEVER with mixed results, at best. Although considered one of Coward's lesser works, HAY FEVER has achieved a respectable position in the theatre canon, mostly in part to it's unique opportunities to portray lovably odd characters. (more...)

Tony Awards Close-Up: What Moment Helped ANASTASIA's Linda Cho Decide to Become a Costume Designer? Find Out!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 9, 2017

Hands down, one of the most memorable parts of Broadway's Anastasia is the show's spectacular costumes. Earning costume designer Lina Cho a Tony Nomination for her beautiful work, the details in every outfit, from the peasants' clothes to the Romanovs's gowns, delight audiences across the globe 8 days a week. Below, watch as Linda describes what it's like to live in the world of ANASTASIA and what lead her to become a costume designer! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2017 Tony Nominees - GREAT COMET's Josh Groban
by Walter McBride - Jun 8, 2017

On May 3, the 2017 Tony nominees flocked to the Sofitel New York, where they met with the press for the first time since getting the big news. BroadwayWorld will continue bringing you coverage from the epic day over the next month, but for now, check out photos of Best Performance by and Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical nominee for Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812- Josh Groban, as captured by Walter McBride! (more...)

Marisa Matthews to Play Title Role in EVITA at San Diego REP; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

San Diego Repertory Theatre (San Diego REP) has announced final casting for the first production of its 2017/18 season, 'EVITA.' (more...)

Aunty Donna Announce Additional NYC Shows at Theatre 80
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

Due to popular demand, award-winning Australian comedy group, Aunty Donna, announce a week of New York City performances of their hit show, Aunty Donna - New Show, running July 18 - 22 at Theatre 80.  (more...)

Who Will Win at the 2017 Tony Awards? We Compare Year By Year!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 8, 2017

The 71st Annual Tony Awards are this Sunday June 11th at 8/9c hosted by Kevin Spacey. It's the biggest award show of the Broadway season and it closes out a long awards season for Broadway and Off-Broadway musicals and plays. We can't help but wonder what chances this year's Best Musical and Best Play nominees have of taking home the ultimate prize... (more...)

59E59 Theaters Announces 2017 East to Edinburgh Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

59E59 Theaters announces the 2017 line up for the annual EAST TO EDINBURGH festival. EAST TO EDINBURGH begins on Tuesday, July 11 for a limited engagement through Sunday, July 30. (more...)

JUST FOR LAUGHS SYDNEY Makes First Line-Up Announcement
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

The 7th edition of Just For Laughs Sydney is thrilled to make its first announcement for this year's festival with another amazing line-up, featuring some of the biggest and funniest international and Australian comedy stars including Kevin Bridges, Rhys Darby, Gad Elmaleh, Bert Kreischer and podcasters My Favorite Murder. (more...)

CT Rep Announces the Complete Cast of NEWSIES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) announces the casting for the final production of the Nutmeg Summer Series: Newsies with Tony Award-winning score by Alan Menken and Jack Feldman. Tony Award-nominee Christopher d'Amboise will be both directing and choreographing this theatrical adaptation of the Disney movie. (more...)

He's a Little Sinatra. She's A Little Bit Sondheim: An Intimate Journey Through a Musical Theater Romance
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Broadway veterans and Harbor Lights Founders and Artistic Directors Jay Montgomery and Tamara Jenkins are joining creative forces and sharing their personal story in the last production of the 2017 Season, which is focusing on what it means to be a theater artist. 'We are excited to be back in the performing saddle and having a blast working together. The show will be lots of fun with some sweet moments. And everyone will certainly relate to the universal themes in relationship dramas,' says Jenkins. 'We are also thrilled to be joined by Musical Director Andrew Smithson who was with us for our 2011 Harbor Lights' productions of Marry Me a Little, and Amahl and the Night Visitors, and is himself a consummate artist and musician. We needed someone versed in multiple styles as the show covers many musical genres.' (more...)

Yee-Haw! Bets Malone and Misty Cotton to Star in L.A. Premiere of Roger Bean's HONKY TONK LAUNDRY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

YEE-HAW! Cazador Entertainment and Honky Tonk Productions present the Los Angeles premiere of HONKY TONK LAUNDRY, a new musical written and directed by Roger Bean (The Marvelous Wonderettes, Life Could Be A Dream, The Andrews Brothers), with choreography by James Vasquez. (more...)

Jim Schubin, Tyler Jones, Richard R. Henry and Tina Fabrique to Seize the Day in NEWSIES at CT Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) announces the casting for the final production of the Nutmeg Summer Series: Newsies with Tony Award-winning score by Alan Menken and Jack Feldman and book by Harvey Fierstein. (more...)

Scoop: STILL STAR-CROSSED on ABC - Monday, July 10, 2017
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Get all the scoop on STILL STAR-CROSSED, airing on ABC on Monday, July 10, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: STILL STAR-CROSSED on ABC - Saturday, July 15, 2017
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Get all the scoop on STILL STAR-CROSSED, airing on ABC on Saturday, July 15, 2017! (more...)

FUNNY GIRL Returns To Manchester Palace Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Funny Girl, which enjoyed critically acclaimed and record-breaking sold-out runs at the Menier Chocolate Factory and Savoy Theatre, returns to Manchester Palace Theatre in August to complete its national tour. Playing opposite Sheridan Smith is Darius Campbell as Nick Arnstein. (more...)

Scoop: STILL STAR-CROSSED on ABC - Saturday, July 22, 2017
by - Jun 26, 2017

Get all the scoop on STILL STAR-CROSSED, airing on ABC on Saturday, July 22, 2017! (more...)

Daniel Reece, Michael Boatman, Kevin Cahoon, Meredith Garretson, Paul Whitty and More Line Up for Ken Ludwig's ROBIN HOOD! at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team of an exciting Globe-commissioned world premiere comedy, Ken Ludwig's Robin Hood! (more...)

Alex Ferns and David Schaal to Star in the World Premiere of RABBITS at Park Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

A new black comedy tale of marital strife and bunny murder comes to Park Theatre from Joe Hampson, the writer of Skins, The News Quiz & Newsjack who makes his stage writing debut with Rabbits. (more...)

Scoop: STILL STAR-CROSSED on ABC - Saturday, July 8, 2017
by - Jun 23, 2017

Get all the scoop on STILL STAR-CROSSED, airing on ABC on Saturday, July 8, 2017! (more...)

Detroit Recording Artist Pariis Noel Drops Latest Single 'Big Rings x Big Dreams'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Pariis Noel is currently based in the city of Detroit. He released his single, 'Big Rings x Big Dreams' in March of 2017. The single showcases his word play abilities as well as his creative talents. “Big Rings x Big Dreams” is now available on all streaming services including Spotify, ITunes, Apple Music, Tidal, and Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes. (more...)

Angela Lansbury in Talks to Join Television Adaptation of LITTLE WOMEN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Deadline has reported that Tony Award-winner, Angela Lansbury is currently in talks to join the cast of a three-part television adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's, Little Women for BBC One and Masterpiece on PBS. (more...)

San Diego Musical Theatre Announced Cast and Creative Team of PUMP UP THE VOLUME
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Oh, snap! The 90's are back! San Diego Musical Theatre (SDMT) announced today the complete cast and creative team for the World Premiere of Pump Up the Volume: A 90's Palooza! From the creators of the long-running hit Mixtape, Colleen Kollar Smith and Jon Lorenz, comes a new musical that journeys back to the 1990's. Kollar Smith helms the show as Director and Choreographer, with Lorenz working as Music Director and Arranger. Performances run July 28 - September 10, 2017, at the Horton Grand Theatre. Press opening is Saturday, August 5 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Christmas In July: Battle of the Christmas Musicals Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

On Saturday, July 1, from 7 pm to 10:30 pm, Brookfield Theatre presents Christmas in July: Battle of the Christmas Musicals. This festive event treats audiences to 45-minute previews of 3 brand new holiday-themed musicals. At the end of the evening, audiences vote for their favorite and the winning show will be performed as a full-length staged reading in December. Come meet the writers, enjoy the shows, and vote for your favorite musical! (more...)

Cressida Bonas to Star in MRS. ORWELL at Old Red Lion Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

This summer, the world premiere of Mrs Orwell starring Cressida Bonas (Doctor Thorne (ITV), Gatsby (Leicester Square Theatre), An Evening with Lucien Freud (Leicester Square Theatre)) and Peter Hamilton Dyer (Twelfth Night and Richard III (Broadway for Shakespeare's Globe), A Midsummer Night's Dream: A Play for the Nation (RSC), Genius: Einstein (Fox 21 Television)) will be brought to life at the Old Red Lion. This exciting play is based on actual events. (more...)

Photo Flash: Full Casting Announced for New Production of FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Underbelly Productions have today announced full casting for a brand new production of Clarke Peters' Olivier Award-winning and Tony-Award nominated musical, Five Guys Named Moe. The production will open on 14 September 2017 in a new temporary theatre in Marble Arch, London. Check out photos of the cast below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE BIRDS at Santa Paula Theater Center
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

SPTC welcomes back to our stage another work by critically acclaimed playwright Conor McPherson (THE NIGHT ALIVE, SHINING CITY, THE SEAFARER, THE WEIR) with the apocalyptic thriller THE BIRDS. (more...)

MusicalFare Presents the World Premiere of PRETTY FUNNY: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

A 21st century Cinderella story for the young, the old, and those who find their way without a dress, a castle or a prince! (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Pluck Out the Heart of My Mystery' on STILL STAR-CROSSED
by TV News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

On the next episode of STILL STAR-CROSSED titled 'Pluck Out the Heart of My Mystery' Rosaline and Benvolio work together to uncover who is responsible for pitting the Montagues and Capulets against each other. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Tomorrow for Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID at VTA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Victoria Theatre Association's Premier Health Broadway Series will present Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID, the under-the-sea spectacle swimming into the Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center Aug. 8-13, 2017. Tickets for the timeless fairytale go on sale Wednesday, June 21. (more...)

Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park Presents OR
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park presents Liz Duffy Adams' playful comedy Or, based on the real life of Britain's first female playwright Aphra Behn. Directed by Laura Standley and featuring Artistic Director, Kathryn McGill, the production runs July 13 through July 23 at 2920 Paseo in the Paseo Arts District.  (more...)

Comedy Show KAT BOND: LOO ROLL to Hit Edinburgh Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Fresh from her triumphant Comedy Award-winning run at this year's VAULT Festival (2017), Kat Bond (star of Channel 4's Comedy Blaps, BBC One's Call the Midwife, Sky's The Greatest of all Time, Sketchorama, Expenses Only for Radio 4; one half of critically acclaimed duo That Pair), debuts her first solo character comedy show Kat Bond: Loo Roll, a joy-filled hour of the most intelligent silliness you'll see at this year's fringe. (more...)

Backstage Romance, Political Intrigue and Fast-Paced Fun Hits North Coast Rep in AT THIS EVENING'S PERFORMANCE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

North Coast Repertory Theatre closes Season 35 with the San Diego premiere of AT THIS EVENING'S PERFORMANCE, an uproarious comedy about a bohemian theatre troupe appearing in an Eastern European police state. (more...)

Scoop: STILL STAR-CROSSED on ABC - Monday, July 3, 2017
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Get all the scoop on STILL STAR-CROSSED, airing on ABC on Monday, July 3, 2017! (more...)

New Double Album LOST WEST END VINTAGE 1948-1962 Celebrates London's Forgotten Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

???????Following the critically acclaimed release of 'Lost West End' (2015) and 'Lost West End 2' (2016), albums highlighted in both The Sunday Times and The Guardian, Stage Door Records are pleased to continue the album series with the 2CD set 'Lost West End Vintage' released on July 28th 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Full Company of GUYS AND DOLLS at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the full cast for Guys and Dolls, a musical fable of Broadway - learn more about the company here and scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast! (more...)

Terence Archie, J. Bernard Calloway, Audrey Cardwell and Veronica J. Kuehn to Star in GUYS AND DOLLS at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the full cast for Guys and Dolls, a musical fable of Broadway. (more...)

THE BIRDS Opens at Santa Paula Theater Center
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

The Santa Paula Theater Center will present Conor McPherson's chilling and suspenseful thriller, THE BIRDS (from a story by Daphne DuMaurier) on its Main Stage from June 23 through July 30. Performances are Fridays & Saturdays at 8 pm and Special Summer Sunday Matinees at 4 pm at the Santa Paula Theater Center, 125 South 7th Street in Santa Paula, CA 93060. Tickets are $24.00 for adults and $22 for Seniors and Students and can be purchased online at www.santapaulatheatercenter.org or by calling the SPTC Box Office at 805.525.4645. (more...)

Edinburgh's Christmas and Spiegeltent International Announce LA CLIQUE NOEL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Born out of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2004 in a genius moment by David Bates, owner and producer of The Famous Spiegeltent, La Clique has gone on to global acclaim and sell out audiences across the world, including Sydney, New York, Montreal, Brighton, Adelaide, London and of course Edinburgh. (more...)

New Season Full Of Theatrical Treats at Swindon Theatres
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

The new Swindon Theatres season brochure is being released this weekend and promises a whole array of theatrical and live entertainment treats to please the whole family over the summer and in the run up to Christmas. (more...)

Scoop: STILL STAR-CROSSED on ABC - Monday, June 26, 2017
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Get all the scoop on STILL STAR-CROSSED, airing on ABC on Monday, June 26, 2017! (more...)

BWW Review: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT at Noel S. Ruiz Theatre
by Jaime Zahl - Jun 14, 2017

The 70's and 80's inspired jukebox musical, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, tells the story of three drag queens who travel across the Australian desert on a journey to reach Alice Springs on the titular bus. (more...)

Donmar Warehouse Announces 2017 Autumn Programme
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

The Donmar Warehouse announces today two new plays for the 2017 autumn period.  Internationally-acclaimed theatre artist, Yael Farber, makes her Donmar debut directing David Harrower's haunting Knives in Hens with full casting that includes Christian Cook, Judith Roddy and Matt Ryan.  This will be the play's first major London revival since its premiere in 1995, when it instantly established Harrower as one of the UK's leading playwrights.  (more...)

Malachy McCourt to Receive First Origin in Bloom Literary Award
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

On Friday, June 16, beloved New York fixture Malachy McCourt receives the first Origin in Bloom Literary Award, a new annual Bloomsday award honoring the work of an Irish or Irish-American author. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Granite Theatre of Westerly presents CALENDAR GIRLS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

The Granite Theatre of Westerly, announces the opening of Tim Firth's delightful comedy "Calendar Girls" is the true and "revealing story" of a women's group in England who decided to drop everything to raise money for a new settee for the hospital waiting room in honor of one's husband who died of leukemia.  The news of the "alternative calendar" charitable venture spread like wildfire and ultimately raised over a million dollars.  Alternately dazzlingly funny and shamelessly sentimental this delightful play tells the story of their journey.  The show opens Friday June 30, 2017 and runs Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 2pm through July 30, 2017.   Producer/ Artistic Director for the theatre is David Jepson. (more...)

Situations Announces New Arts Event THE TALE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Internationally renowned producer Situations (Theaster Gates' Sanctum for Bristol and the 100-year Future Library in Oslo) has developed a new type of arts event for the coastal bay area of Torbay in South Devon. (more...)

Scoop: FRESH OFF THE BOAT on ABC - Tuesday, June 27, 2017
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Get all the scoop on FRESH OFF THE BOAT, airing on ABC on Tuesday, June 27, 2017! (more...)

PRESENT LAUGHTER's Kevin Kline Wins 2017 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

Kevin Kline has won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play for PRESENT LAUGHTER. (more...)

Pittsburgh CLO Surpasses Fundraising Goal
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2017

Earlier this evening, Pittsburgh CLO Guild President Anne Liparulo announced the Guild's pledge of $500,000 to Pittsburgh CLO's Next Generation Campaign at the 62ndAnnual Pittsburgh CLO Guild Gala, "An Evening in Paris." This special gift was presented as a surprise to Van Kaplan, accompanied by the 2017 CLOE Award, in honor of his 20th Anniversary as Executive Producer of the organization. The gift ensures Pittsburgh CLO will surpass its $10 million Next Generation Campaign goal. (more...)

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