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Shubert Theatre (New York, NY)
225 West 44th St.

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Freely adapted from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens

Nothing is as thrilling on the stage as a well-crafted tale, and Oliver! is just such a show. Based on the Dickens novel, it engages with its pathos and drama, while delighting everyone with the musical numbers "Food, Glorious Food," "I'd Do Anything," "Where is Love?," "Consider Yourself," "As Long As He Needs Me," and "Who Will Buy." Dickens' characters are brought to life-perhaps larger than life-with all their facets glowing in this production.

Casting Announced For Royal And Derngate's PETER AND THE STARCATCHER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Casting has been announced for the much-anticipated European Premiere of Peter and the Starcatcher, being staged by Northampton's Royal & Derngate this Christmas. (more...)

NBC Sets BYE BYE BIRDIE as Next Live Musical - Theater Fans React!
by TV News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Following the announcement, theater fans took to social media to react to the news. Check out some of their responses below (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Circle Theatre's FIRST LADY SUITE by Michael John LaChiusa
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

CIRCLE THEATRE's production of Michael John LaChiusa's First Lady Suite opens next week, just days before the 2016 Election Tuesday. (more...)

Scoop: ARROW on THE CW - Wednesday, November 16, 2016
by - Oct 28, 2016

Get all the scoop on ARROW, airing on THE CW on Wednesday, November 16, 2016! (more...)

Photo Flash: Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY Celebrates Opening Night in D.C. with Heidi Blickenstaff, Emma Hunton and More!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Signature Theatre presents the world premiere production of Disney's Freaky Friday. Developed by Disney Theatrical Productions expressly for licensing to theatres, Freaky Friday features a book by Bridget Carpenter, music by Tom Kitt and lyrics by Brian Yorkey. This premiere production will be directed by Christopher Ashley with choreography by Sergio Trujillo. Freaky Friday runs now through November 20 in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below! (more...)

Burning Coal Theatre Company Presents David Edgar's WRITTEN ON THE HEART
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Burning Coal Theatre Company will present David Edgar's Written on the Heart, a drama about the creation of the King James Bible. The play will run December 1-3, 8-10 and 15-17, 2016 at 7:30 pm and December 4, 11 and 18th at 2 pmat Burning Coal's Murphey School Auditorium, 224 Polk Street, Raleigh, NC 27604.  (more...)

VELVET to Return for Australian and New Zealand Tour in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

The award winning hit show VELVET is returning for an Australian and New Zealand tour in 2017. (more...)

Emma Rice and Michael Morpurgo's '946' to Make American Premiere at Berkeley Rep
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Berkeley Rep today announced the American premiere of 946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips adapted by Michael Morpurgo (War Horse) and Emma Rice, with Rice also directing. (more...)

BWW TV: Tune In Your Rock 'n Roll Mood for a Sneak Peek of JIM, now in Sao Paulo
by Andressa Lelli - Oct 27, 2016

Five on stage: two actors and three musicians. That's what it takes to bring Jim Morrison to life again - besides all the crew, of course. The God of Rock and dionisyac lead singer of the band of the 60's, The Doors, Jim Morrison get to have his story told in another angle in the musical JIM. Different from the one portrayed in the movie THE DOORS - which was severely criticized by the band members -, starred by Val Kilmer as Jim and directed by Oliver Stone. Now theater-goers in Sao Paulo get the chance to watch the musical opening in October 28. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Mischief Theatre today announce that their critically acclaimed smash (and grab) hit play The Comedy About A Bank Robbery has extended for a further 6 months, and is now booking until 29 October 2017, completing a year and a half in the West End.  (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Human Target' Episode of ARROW on The CW
by - Oct 27, 2016

On the next episode of ARROW on The CW titled "Human Target," when Tobias Church captures and tortures one of Oliver’s new recruits, Oliver must turn to an old friend, Christopher Chance AKA the Human Target, for help. (more...)

Cast and Creative Team Set for THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team for The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program presentation of William Shakespeare's The Two Gentlemen of Verona, running November 12 - November 20 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, directed by Richard Seer, Director of Professional Training for the M.F.A. program, as part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Opening night is Saturday, November 12 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Patrick Page to Star as 'Scrooge' in Pittsburgh CLO's A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Pittsburgh CLO has announced casting for the 25thAnniversary production of A Musical Christmas Carol, this December at the Byham Theater. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Season 3 of WGN America's Supernatural Thriller SALEM, Premiering 11/2
by TV News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Everything in SALEM has gone to hell when WGN America's hit supernatural thriller returns Halloween Week, Wednesday, November 2 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Menken & Spencer's THE APPRENTICESHIP OF DUDDY KRAVITZ Gets Original Cast Recording
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Ghostlight Records will release the original cast recording of the musical The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz online and in stores on Friday, December 2, 2016. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Under the artistic leadership of Donald Byrd, Spectrum Dance Theater has become the preeminent modern dance company of the Pacific Northwest. Byrd's body of work is varied and impressive, spanning more than four decades pushing the boundaries of movement and message. (more...)

16-Year-Old Oliver Richman Releases MAD WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Multitalented 16-year-old recording artist and actor, Oliver Richman (, releases a moving a cappella version of the Tears for Fears 1982 hit, "Mad World," which was also covered by Michael Andrews and Gary Jules for the 2001 "Donnie Darko" soundtrack. Richman's new release is now available on Amazon and iTunes. The new music video can be viewed here: (more...)

Musical Theatre West's Reiner Stage Reading Series Presents THE BOYS FROM SYRACUSE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Musical Theatre West's (MTW) Reiner Staged Reading Series presents the Rodgers & Hart's classic The Boys from Syracuse Sunday, November 13, 2016 at 7:00pm at its new home, the Beverly O'Neill Theater, located at the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center.  Tickets are now on Tickets are now on sale online at, by visiting the MTW West Ticket Office, or by calling (562) 856-1999, ext. 4.  Advance general admission tickets for each performance are $27 (or $32 on the day of the performance).  You can also purchase a subscription for the final two 2016 Reiner Staged Reading performances (She Loves Me will be performed Saturday, December 3, 7pm) for $50.  Seating is general admission, with season subscribers receiving early access to the theatre via a special subscriber door. (more...)

New Jersey Performing Arts Center and Newark Public Schools Announce $450,000 Grant to Support Arts Education for Newark Students
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

A $450,000 grant in support of arts education will significantly increase the number of Newark students invited to enjoy world-class performances at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) during the 2016-17 and 2017-18 academic years and will help Newark Public Schools (NPS) provide high quality professional development for hundreds of art teachers. (more...)

NetBrain Expands Executive Team with Software Technology Veterans
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016


Freeform Says Farewell to PRETTY LITTLE LIARS with Exclusive One-Hour Tell-All
by TV News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

PRETTY LITTLE LIARS stars Troian Bellisario, Ashley Benson, Lucy Hale, Shay Mitchell and Sasha Pieterse, as well as executive producer I. Marlene King, will sit down for an hour long unbarred and uncensored tell-all after show to discuss all of the series' tightly held secrets, behind-the-scenes insights, and top moments (more...)

BWW Review: Philstagers' KATIPS is a Must Watch For The Millennials
by Jude Buot - Oct 26, 2016

'I'm Martial Law ready.' This was one of the Facebook posts that prompted Vincent Tañada to write 'Katips: Ang Mga Bagong Katipunero.' In a speech he gave right after the curtain call last October 16, Tañada (who also directs the show and is one of the lead actors) confessed that this musical is intended to enlighten those millennials who seem to have been bombarded by 'myths' about the state of the country during the Martial Law era. (more...)

Helen Welch Dazzles Audiences and Listeners Alike with her Newest Album 'Spellbound'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Critically-acclaimed vocalist Helen Welch is known for her live stage performances which explore a diverse range of musical compositions, starting with the 1930s up through present-day. (more...)

ABC Rings in the Holidays with Series & Specials All Season Long
by TV News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

ABC will ring in the holidays with series and specials all season long, celebrating warmth, fun and family. From Thanksgiving through the New Year, ABC will be the place to go 'Home for the Holidays.' (more...)

Broadway's FALSETTOS Revival to Hit the Studio for First-Ever Full-Fledged Recording
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Ghostlight Records will preserve the Lincoln Center Theater production of William Finn and James Lapine's Tony Award-winning musical with a new Broadway cast recording to be released later this season. The new two disc-set will mark the first time the landmark show has been recorded in its entirety. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 10/26/2016 - FINIAN'S RAINBOW and More!
by Jessica Khan - Oct 26, 2016

Today's big news: FINIAN'S RAINBOW, starring Melissa Errico, begins tonight at Irish Rep! (more...)

Andre De Shields and More Headed to Yale Rep's SEVEN GUITARS; Cast, Creatives Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Yale Repertory Theatre presents August Wilson's SEVEN GUITARS, directed by Timothy Douglas, at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street) November 25 through December 17. Opening Night is Thursday, December 1. (more...)

Return Boogie Wonderland; VELVET is Back
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

The award winning hit show is returning for an Australian and New Zealand tour in 2017. A sell-out success over the past two years at the 2015 and 2016 Adelaide Fringe Festivals, Edinburgh Fringe, Brisbane Festival, Sydney Opera House and CUB Malthouse Theatre in Melbourne, VELVET is back to dazzle audiences in new cities as far afield as Perth, Hobart, Darwin and Canberra. Venues and dates will be announced in coming weeks. (more...)

Get into the Christmas Spirit with the West End on the Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

The West End is coming to Bridge House Theatre this Christmas with the UK premiere of the festive musical Another Night Before Christmas. (more...)

SOMETHING ROTTEN's Rob McClure to Perform in Benefit Concert this December
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

To help kickstart its upcoming 85th sapphire anniversary season, the Bergen County Players (BCP) is pleased to present acclaimed Tony Award-nominated and BCP alum Rob McClure (currently starring on Broadway as Nick Bottom in Something Rotten!) in a special one-night-only benefit concert performance on Sunday, December 11th at 7:30 PM. (more...)

Moate One Act Drama Festival Debuts This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

This year Tuar Ard in conjunction with Moate Action Group is delighted to host the Moate One Act Drama Festival for the first time as part of All-Ireland One-Act Drama Circuit. (more...)

Helen Welch Dazzles Audiences And Listeners Alike With Her Newest Album Spellbound
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016


Thomas Kail and Ice Cube Team Up for Disney OLIVER TWIST Film Remake
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

The Hollywood Reporter has reported that the Tony Award-winning director of 'Hamilton', Thomas Kail, and rap superstar, Ice Cube are teaming up with Disney for a modern musical remake on Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist (more...)

Edward James Hyland, Liv Rooth, Karen Ziemba and More to Lead OTHER PEOPLE'S MONEY at Long Wharf Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Long Wharf Theatre, under the director of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, present Other People's Money, by Jerry Sterner, directed by Marc Bruni from November 23 through December 18 on the Claire Tow Stage in the C. Newton Schenck Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Classic Theatre Presents SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

"School for Scandal is a play obsessed by wit, fashion, celebrity and reputation, and whose central theme is hypocrisy. Does that ring any contemporary bells?'-D. Warner (more...)

VIDEO: Return to Summer of 1986 in New Promo for Season 2 of Amazon's RED OAKS
by - Oct 25, 2016

Welcome back... to the summer of 1986. When "Top Gun" was #1 at the box office and life was much simpler... For everyone but the clueless members and misfit staffers of Red Oaks Country Club. (more...)

Cozi Zuehlsdorff, Joely Fisher, Barry Pearl and More to Star in SLEEPING BEAUTY AND HER WINTER KNIGHT at Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Laguna Playhouse Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham and Lythgoe Family Panto have announced a very special holiday event, Cozi Zuehlsdorff ('Dolphin Tale' Films), Joely Fisher (Broadway: Cabaret, 'Desperate Housewives'), Barry Pearl ('Grease'), The Book of Mormon's Benjamin Schrader, Jeff Sumner (Genie in Disney's Aladdin-A Musical Spectacular), 'American Idol' finalist Vonzell Solomon and Conor Guzman (Pasadena Playhouse; The Fantasticks) starring in SLEEPING BEAUTY AND HER WINTER KNIGHT, book by Kris Lythgoe, choreography by Spencer Liff, musical supervisor Michael Orland, musical direction by Michael Sobie and directed by Linda Goodrich. (more...)

California Safe Soil and KDC Ag Expand Breakthrough Food Recycling Technology Nationwide
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016


NELL GWYNN Returns to Shakespeare's Globe Following UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

English Touring Theatre today announces that following its UK tour, Jessica Swale's Olivier Award-winning Nell Gwynn, starring Laura Pitt-Pulford in the title role, returns to Shakespeare's Globe for a two week run from 2 - 13 May 2017.  (more...)

36 Performers to Take Part in the 24 HOUR SKETCH CHALLENGE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

24 hours before show time, all performer groups are drawn from a hat and they will have 24 hours to create their set. (more...)

Global Financial Services Firm Selects NexJ for Wealth Management Americas Division
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016


by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

 Peculiar Works Project announces a new site-specific, political farce: Androboros: Villain of the State, a 1-hour adaptation of America's first play in celebration of its 300th Anniversary. In this contemporary staging - in an actual boxing ring - characters inspired by today's political leaders will metaphorically slug it out just days before Americans go to vote. This is a rare opportunity to see an American first in a unique sett ng during an extraordinary election season - right for theater lovers and politics haters! (more...)

Scarlett Strallen, Alastair Brookshaw & More Will Lead Menier Chocolate Factory's SHE LOVES ME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

The Menier Chocolate Factory today announces that Scarlett Strallen (Amalia Balash) will be joined by Alastair Brookshaw (Ladislav Sipos), Les Dennis (Mr Maraczek), Callum Howells (Arpad Laszlo), Katherine Kingsley(Ilona Ritter), Dominic Tighe (Steven Kodaly) and Mark Umbers (Georg Nowack), with Rachel Bingham, Peter Dukes, Luke Fetherston, Olivia Fines, Aimee Hodnett, Sarah-Marie Maxwell and Vincent Pirillo for the company's major revival of She Loves Me this Christmas. The production reunites Strallen with director Matthew White, following their previous collaboration at the Menier on Candide. The production opens on 7 December, with previews from 25 November, and runs until 5 March 2017. Full casting will be announced shortly. (more...)

Photo Flash: Bryan Cranston Attends Final Performance of THE BARDY BUNCH in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

After a successful run at the Mercury Theatre, The Bardy Bunch: The War of the Families Partridge and Brady closed their doors on Sunday, October 23 to an excited crowd that included Bryan Cranston, the Emmy-winning actor best known for his role in Breaking Bad. 'I loved the show! A really fun, foot-tapping time in the theater,' said Cranston. Scroll down for photos of the cast and creative team posing outside the theater with the Oscar-nominated actor! (more...)

Scoop: HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER on ABC - Thursday, November 10, 2016
by - Oct 24, 2016

Get all the scoop on HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER, airing on ABC on Thursday, November 10, 2016! (more...)

Mel Gibson to Be Honored with Hollywood Director Award
by Movies News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

dick clark productions announced today that Academy Award winning actor, writer and director Mel Gibson will be honored with the 'Hollywood Director Award' at the 20th Annual HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDS (more...)

Scoop: SECRETS AND LIES on ABC - Sunday, November 13, 2016
by - Oct 24, 2016

Get all the scoop on SECRETS AND LIES, airing on ABC on Sunday, November 13, 2016! (more...)

Mandolin Orange to Play This Weekend at Bowery Ballroom
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Francisco, Seattle, Salt Lake City, Madison and Spokane with future stops ahead in Nashville, Chicago, New York and more. (more...)

VIDEO: John Oliver Offers Donald Trump Emmy If He'll Accept Election Results
by TV News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

This week's topics included the third and final debate of the 2016 Presidential Election, the Al Smith dinner, and America's epidemic of opioids addiction. (more...)

The Maltz Jupiter to Present THE AUDIENCE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2016

For more than sixty years, Queen Elizabeth II has held private weekly meetings with each Prime Minister, from Churchill to Cameron. In these intimate and sometimes explosive conversations, we see glimpses of the woman who wears the crown and witness the moments that shaped a monarch. Go behind the walls of Buckingham Palace and into the private chambers of Queen Elizabeth II for the audience in Peter Morgan's riveting new play that swept Broadway last season. Sponsored by the John McDonald Company. Learn More (more...)

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