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If you thought you knew the story of "The Princess and the Pea", you may be in for a walloping surprise! Did you know, for instance, that Princess Winifred actually swam the moat to reach Prince Dauntless the Drab? Or that it may not have been the pea at all that caused the Princess a sleepless night? Carried on a wave of beguiling songs, by turns hilarious and raucous, romantic and melodic, this rollicking spin on on the familiar classic of royal courtship and comeuppance provides for some side-splitting shenanigans. Chances are, you will never look at fairy tales in quite the same way again.

Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 3/30/2014
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La Mirada Theatre Presents FLOYD COLLINS, Now thru 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS is thrilled to present a remarkable musical about dreamers and hope, FLOYD COLLINS, music and lyrics by Adam Guettel, book and additional lyrics by Tina Landau, musical direction by David O and directed by Richard Israel. FLOYD COLLINS will preview tonight, March 27 and tomorrow, March 28 and runs through Sunday, April 13, 2014, live 'ONSTAGE' at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd in La Mirada. (more...)

World Premiere of Goblin Market Set for CRT Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) will present the World Premiere of Goblin Market by Penny Benson, inspired by the poem by Christina Rossetti, tonight, March 27 - April 6 in the Studio Theater, Storrs. For tickets and information, call 860-486-2113 and visit www.crt.uconn.edu. (more...)

Meet the Cast of West End's MISS SAIGON; Returns May 3, 2014
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

Miss Saigon, currently booking for performances through to Saturday 25th October 2014, will make its highly anticipated return to the West End on Saturday 3 May 2014 at the Prince Edward Theatre, in the musical's 25th anniversary year. Cameron Mackintosh's new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg's epic musical has played in 300 cities in 15 different languages, winning awards around the world since the sensational record-breaking run at London's Theatre Royal Drury Lane 25 years ago. This epic love story tells the tragic tale of young bar girl Kim, orphaned by war, who falls in love with an American GI Chris--but their lives are torn apart by the fall of Saigon. Meet the full company below! (more...)

Lewis Cleale Joins Mandy Gonzalez, Jonathan Groff and More in 92Y's GETTING TO KNOW YOU: RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN, 4/5-7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II were established hit makers when they teamed up to make a musical about cowboys and farmers. What follows was a miracle-Oklahoma!, then Carousel and South Pacific; the list of extraordinary hits goes on. On April 5, 6 and 7 get to know these legends even better at Getting to Know You: Rodgers & Hammerstein, Lyrics & Lyricists first look at the two songwriters as a team. Guest artistic director, writer and host Ted Chapin, head of the Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization, shares an insider's perspective on the pair, gleaned from his years with the Rodgers and Hammerstein families; joined by vocalists Lewis Cleale, Mandy Gonzalez, Jonathan Groff, Rebecca Luker, and Phillipa Soo. (more...)

WAKE UP with BroadwayWorld - Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - LADY DAY Brings Billie Holiday to Broadway and More!
by Jessica Showers - Mar 25, 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: BEYOND THERAPY opens tonight, LADY DAY begins previews and more! (more...)

DESTINY RISING at Joyce Theater to Benefit NYC Dance Alliance Foundation, 4/21
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

On Monday, April 21 at 7:30pm at The Joyce Theater (175 8th Avenue), the NYC Dance Alliance Foundation will present DESTINY RISING, an evening of dance artistry benefiting the NYC Dance Alliance Foundation College Scholarship Program (which to date has awarded an impressive $8.4 million in college scholarships). Featuring special guest performances from prominent professional dance companies from all over the country, outstanding NYC Dance Alliance alumni and NYC Dance Alliance faculty, some of the artists taking part include Broadway dancers and NYCDA faculty Joey Dowling (In The Heights, Sweet Charity) & Andy Pellick (Original casts of Wicked & Tarzan) and the Houston Metropolitan Dance Company. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Delaware - Week of 3/23/2014
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Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, 3/22, Part 2- Dogs Get in on the Action, Off-Broadway's BARDY BUNCH 1st SIP, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2014

BroadwayWorld collected as many of yesterday's evening Saturday Intermission Pics as we could to bring you Part 2 of our March 22nd SIP round-up! Check out part one HERE. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 3/23/2014
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Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 3/23/2014
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Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 3/23/2014
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Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 3/23/2014
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Now Playing Onstage in Baltimore - Week of 3/23/2014
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Now Playing Onstage in Cleveland - Week of 3/23/2014
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Now Playing Onstage in Detroit - Week of 3/23/2014
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Now Playing Onstage in Louisville - Week of 3/23/2014
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Broadway Costume Designer Jane Greenwood to Receive Tony's Lifetime Achievement Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

The 2014 award will be presented to Jane Greenwood, one of Broadway's preeminent costume designers. (more...)

Neil Berg's 101 YEARS OF BROADWAY Set for Harris Center, 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

Following the fantastic audience response to the last time Neil Berg appeared at Harris Center for the Arts with 100 Years of Broadway in 2011, Mr. Berg returns to Folsom with an all new show celebrating 101 Years of Broadway. This highly anticipated return engagement features a dazzling cast of five Broadway stars accompanied by an all-star New York band. (more...)

Greater Austin High School Musical Theater Awards Set for the Long Center, 4/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2014

It will be a night of firsts for performing arts in Austin, Texas! The First Annual Greater Austin High School Musical Theatre Awards (GAHSMTA) will be held at the Long Center, April 17 at 7:30pm. Not only will it be the first large scale project fully produced in-house by Austin's iconic performing arts venue on Lady Bird Lake, but also it will be the first time the Long Center has partnered with ZACH Theatre and The University of Texas at Austin College of Fine Arts. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Des Moines - Week of 4/06/2014
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Now Playing Onstage in Little Rock - Week of 4/06/2014
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Now Playing Onstage in Boise - Week of 4/06/2014
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Now Playing Onstage in Charlotte - Week of 4/06/2014
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Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 4/06/2014
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Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 4/06/2014
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Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 4/06/2014
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Mandy Gonzalez, Jonathan Groff and More Set for 92Y's GETTING TO KNOW YOU: RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN, Now thru 4/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2014

Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II were established hit makers when they teamed up to make a musical about cowboys and farmers. What follows was a miracle-Oklahoma!, then Carousel and South Pacific; the list of extraordinary hits goes on. Tonight, April 5 and April 6 and 7 get to know these legends even better at Getting to Know You: Rodgers & Hammerstein, Lyrics & Lyricists first look at the two songwriters as a team. Guest artistic director, writer and host Ted Chapin, head of the Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization, shares an insider's perspective on the pair, gleaned from his years with the Rodgers and Hammerstein families; joined by vocalists Lewis Cleale, Mandy Gonzalez, Jonathan Groff, Rebecca Luker, and Phillipa Soo. (more...)

Cedar Ridge's RAGTIME Tops 2014 Greater Austin High School Musical Theatre Awards; Winners Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

Months of anticipation. Thousands of rehearsal hours. 13 musical numbers featuring hundreds of students from 19 Austin area high schools. It all came to a spectacular conclusion last night at the Long Center in front of a sold out crowd for the First Annual Greater Austin High School Musical Theatre Awards (GAHSMTA). (more...)

Greater Austin High School Musical Theater Awards Set for the Long Center Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

It will be a night of firsts for performing arts in Austin, Texas! The First Annual Greater Austin High School Musical Theatre Awards (GAHSMTA) will be held at the Long Center, tonight, April 17 at 7:30pm. Not only will it be the first large scale project fully produced in-house by Austin's iconic performing arts venue on Lady Bird Lake, but also it will be the first time the Long Center has partnered with ZACH Theatre and The University of Texas at Austin College of Fine Arts. (more...)

Steve Kuhn Trio, Joey DeFrancesco Organ Quartet & More Set for Birdland Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its May 2014 schedule, featuring Steve Kuhn Trio, Joey DeFrancesco Organ Quartet, Karrin Allyson, BOSSABRASIL Festival, and more. (more...)

Carol Burnett to Guest on Hallmark Channel Original Series SIGNED, SEALED DELIVERED
by TV News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Award winning actress Carol Burnett ('The Carol Burnett Show'), one of America's most beloved and respected comediennes, has signed on as a special guest star on the highly-anticipated Season One Finale of 'Signed, Sealed, Delivered.' (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Mesa - Week of 4/13/2014
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Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 4/13/2014
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