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Princesses is a musical within a musical about a group of "seen-it-all, too-hip-for-their-roommates private school girls" who are forced by an enthusiastic teacher (played by English) to put on a production of Frances Hodgson Burnett's Victorian classic, A Little Princess.


BWW Review: DISENCHANTED at Starlight Indoor Series
by Sara Brown - Mar 8, 2017

It's your favorite Princesses like you've never seen them before; snarky and fed-up. (more...)

Dancers Over 40 presents Over 40 Years of Dance and Comic Entertainment
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Over 40 years of dance and comic entertainment will be feted as Dancers Over 40 features Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo at the organization's first panel of 2017: 'Over 40' years of Dance and Comic Entertainment: The History and Legacy of Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo. Entertainer and raconteur extraordinaire, Richard Skipper, hosts the presentation. The event, celebrating the 'Trocks' rich history and legacy, will be videotaped and donated to the Jerome Robbins Dance Collection at Lincoln Center's Library for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Carnegie Theatre Season Closes with Regional Premiere of Satirical Off-Broadway Hit, DISENCHANTED!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Everyone knows how fairytales go - the prince rescues the princess and they ride off into the sunset for happily ever after. But what happens after the storybook ending? DISENCHANTED!, the final show of The Carnegie's 2016-17 Theatre Series tells just that story. DISENCHANTED! is directed by Jodie Meyn and runs weekends March 25 - April 9, 2017. (more...)

Broadway's Lea Salonga to Release New Live Album 'Blurred Lines' This May; Get Details!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

One of Broadway's biggest stars, Lea Salonga, will be releasing a brand new live album, Blurred Lines (LML Music Label), which was recorded during her sold-out run at the famed Feinstein's / 54 Below last year. (more...)

Rachel Resheff Joins Cast of Live Action Fairy Tale Musical THE TWELVE DANCING PRINCESSES
by Movies News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Broadway sweetheart, Rachel Resheff, joins the cast of live action fairy tale musical, THE TWELVE DANCING Princesses! (more...)

University of Washington School of Drama Explores Sex and Gender in Sarah Ruhl and Virginia Woolf's ORLANDO
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

The University of Washington School of Drama will present Sarah Ruhl's adaptation of Orlando by Virginia Woolf, directed by School of Drama Professor and CIVIC REP Artistic Director L. Zane Jones. The production runs April 28th - May 7th at the historic Glenn Hughes Penthouse Theatre on the University of Washington campus.  (more...)

BWW Preview: DISENCHANTED!, a Hilarious Adult Parody about You-Know-Who's Princesses, will Play in Riverside, 3/25
by Audrey Liebross - Mar 24, 2017

On Saturday, March 25, 2017, Snow White and her princess friends will tell Riverside audiences what REALLY happened in their not-so-fairy-tale lives. DISENCHANTED!, the hit satirical musical suitable for adults only, will play two performances at the Fox Performing Arts Center, at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.  (more...)

BWW Interview: El Capitan's GM Ed Collins Proudly Touts Their Exclusive BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Extras
by Gil Kaan - Mar 22, 2017

Hollywood's renown El Capitan Theatre features the exclusive pre-show complements to the newly released, live-action version of Disney's animated classic Beauty and The Beast. A curated exhibit of costumes, props and set pieces, actually used in the film, fills up two of the three theatre lobbies. Then, when you enter the auditorium, your eyes will be quite dazzled by the Swarovski crystal curtain. (more...)

Regal Productions Launches its Eggciting Easter Panto BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

???????With just over one week to go until the opening Beauty and the Beast at St Helens Theatre Royal, Regal Entertainments gave the Merseyside media a sneak preview of their egg-citing Easter panto at a press launch held at the elegant Doubletree Hotel in Liverpool. (more...)

The Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts presents Lea Salonga
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Tony Award-winning Lea Salonga brings her powerful voice to Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 18. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at CINDERELLA AND FELLA, Opening Tonight at Alliance Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Atlanta's nationally acclaimed Alliance Theatre presents present Cinderella and Fella, a contemporary musical spin on the Cinderella fairytale. Rosemary Newcott, the Sally G. Tomlinson Artistic Director of Theatre for Youth and Families, directs this family friendly one-act production. Cinderella and Fella will run twice a day on Saturdays and Sundays,  now through April, 2017. Opening night is tonight, March 21, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Alliance Theatre presents CINDERELLA AND FELLA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Atlanta's nationally acclaimed Alliance Theatre is pleased to present Cinderella and Fella, a contemporary musical spin on the Cinderella fairytale.  Rosemary Newcott, the Sally G. Tomlinson Artistic Director of Theatre for Youth and Families, directs this family friendly one-act production.  Cinderella and Fella will run twice a day on Saturdays and Sundays, March 19 - April, 2017.  Opening night is Tuesday, March 21, at 7:00 p.m.  (more...)

Lea Salonga Comes to Ridgefield Playhouse Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

???????Lea Salonga has thrilled audiences worldwide as a Disney princess - Jasmine (Aladdin) and Mulan (Mulan and Mulan II) in the Disney animated classics, and has toured in the title role of the enchanting rags-to-riches fairy tale Cinderella. On stage, she has starred on Broadway in Les Miserables and created the role of Kim in Miss Saigon - for which she won a Tony Award. (more...)

23 West End Stars and Popular British Personalities Unite for New Album
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

A star-studded line-up of leading British musical theatre artists and much-loved celebrities have joined forces to record a double album celebrating the comedic songs of award-winning composer and lyricist Alexander S. Bermange. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE LITTLE MERMAID with a Big Heart at Literally Alive Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

In 1837 Hans Christian Anderson wrote his most beloved tale "The Little Mermaid".  180 years later she is still swimming her way into the hearts of young and old.  On February 26th, Literally Alive Theatre opened their Off-Broadway musical adaptation of this classic tale with books and lyrics by Brenda Bell and music by Michael Sgouros at the Players Theatre located at 115 MacDougal Street (between Bleeker and West 3rd) in Manhattan.  Their adaptation is true to the original story by Hans Christian Andersen, unlike the Disney version, which has a different ending.  "We tell the story in its original form" says Artistic Director Brenda Bell, "We believe that the true ending shows children that every wish has a price and that love comes with many sacrifices." (more...)

BWW Review: Top 10 BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Retellings
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Mar 14, 2017

Since we're celebrating A Week of Beauty and the Beast all week, of COURSE I want to tell you about my ten favorite retellings! Dive into these great novels while you count down to the new movie! Are you ready to see what I've come up with? (more...)

BWW Blog: HOW MUCH DO I LOVE BEAUTY AND THE BEAST? Let Me Count The Ways!
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Mar 13, 2017

This week, in celebration of the release of Disney's brand-new live-action movie Beauty and the Beast, I'm going to be posting reviews of beloved novels retelling this story both here at Broadway World as well as on my personal book review blog A Backwards Story. Jana from That Artsy Reader Girl is also posting throughout the week. We'll both be posting every day on our personal blogs, and I'll have a few posts here at BWW as well so that we can all join in on fun! (more...)

BWW Blog: Leanne Laurino - The Fairy Diaries: Lyrics, Runs, and a Royal Reception
by Guest Blogger: Leanne Marie Laurino - Mar 10, 2017

Cinderella continues to surprise me with the lessons I learn each and every day. In a musical, the story is the language. Lyrics are a stunning collection of words that advance the plot in a brilliant way. This week, I have dug deep into my lyrics and have fallen in love with its passionate message. I am so intrigued by the depth of this language and its power to share a universal ideal. Everyone goes through a time when they doubt themselves. Everyone has felt like the world is against them. Finding the confidence within you is one of many beautiful themes that this show embodies. (more...)

Dancers Over 40 Presents LES BALLETS TROCKADER DE MONTE CARLO, 3/15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Over 40 years of dance and comic entertainment will be feted asDancers Over 40 features Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo at the organization's first panel of 2017: "Over 40" years of Dance and Comic Entertainment: The History and Legacy of Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo. (more...)

THE HOBBIT, CRENSHAW, MADAGASCAR - A MUSICAL ADVENTURE JR. and More Set for Stages Theatre Company's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

As Stages Theatre Company (STC) unveils our 34th season, we continue our commitment providing high-quality, accessible theatre for young audiences. Join us as we journey into the heart of imagination, which serves as a canvas for you and your community to explore the world. (more...)

BWW Review: BROTHER MARIO at Flying V Theatre
by Jenny Minich - Feb 28, 2017

A mash-up between Super Mario and Checkhov's Uncle Vanya, Brother Mario is a weird little play and there is really no way around that. In Brother Mario, Flying V Theatre, Playwright Seamus Sullivan, and Director Paul Reisman deftly straddle the void between fringe and professional theatre. (more...)

Fit Food Finds: AQUABALL Keeps Kids Hydrated and Happy
by Marina Kennedy - Feb 27, 2017

Staying well hydrated is essential to good health. Keeping active children hydrated with healthy beverages is sometimes a challenge, a challenge that has been met by AquaBall by trueDrinks. (more...)

Smithsonian Channel to Present New Special AMERICANS UNDERGROUND: SECRET CITY OF WWI, 3/13
by TV News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

On the 100th anniversary of WWI, Smithsonian Channel(TM) exclusively reveals never-before-seen photos and shocking discoveries about these soldiers in the one-hour special AMERICANS UNDERGROUND: SECRET CITY OF WWI, premiering on Monday, March 13, at 8 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

BWW Interview: Tory Dobrin of TESTOSTERONE AND TUTUS at Overture Center
by Scott Rawson - Feb 22, 2017

Overture Center welcomes Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, also known as The TROCKS, to Overture Hall for one night only on Friday, February 24 at 8 p.m. The program will include Le Lac Des Cygnes, Pas de Six from Esmeralda and Don Quixote. (more...)

Smithsonian Channel to Premiere AMERICANS UNDERGROUND: SECRET CITY OF WWI, 3/13
by TV News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

On the 100th anniversary of WWI, Smithsonian Channel exclusively reveals never-before-seen photos and shocking discoveries about these soldiers in the one-hour special AMERICANS UNDERGROUND: SECRET CITY OF WWI, premiering on Monday, March 13, at 8 p.m. ET/PT (more...)

Women's Theatre Festival & Sonorous Road to Present THE PRINCESS TALKS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Back by popular demand for one weekend only! The Women's Theatre Festival and Sonorous Road are remounting Actor's Comedy Lab's highly successful production of Nancy Rich's The Princess Talks. (more...)

The Alliance Theatre present CINDERELLA AND FELLA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Atlanta's nationally acclaimed Alliance Theatre is pleased to present Cinderella and Fella, a contemporary musical spin on the Cinderella fairytale.  Rosemary Newcott, the Sally G. Tomlinson Artistic Director of Theatre for Youth and Families, directs this family friendly one-act production.  Cinderella and Fella will run twice a day on Saturdays and Sundays, March 19 - April, 2017.  Opening night is Tuesday, March 21, at 7:00 p.m.  (more...)

DISENCHANTED! The Hilarious Hit Musical Coming to Mesa Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Mesa Arts Center is pleased to announce the hilarious hit musical DISENCHANTED! will be performed in the Piper Theater March 21 and 22. Tickets are on sale now and available at the Mesa Arts Center Box Office, atmesaartscenter.com or by calling 480-644-6500. (more...)

The Hilarious Off-Broadway Musical DISENCHANTED Premieres in Italy
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

'... and they lived happily ever after. Well, not exactly' Forget the Princesses you thought you knew. (more...)

The Raucous Comedy DISENCHANTED Casts a Spell At The Playhouse @ Westport Plaza for One Week Only
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Emery Entertainment in association with Starvox Entertainment is excited to bring a new show to St. Louis audiences as DISENCHANTED! hits the boards at the Playhouse @ Westport Plaza February 28-March 5. Tickets may be purchased through MetroTix at www.metrotix.com or by calling 314/534-1111.  Additionally, tickets will be available at the Playhouse @ Westport Plaza box office one hour prior to show time. All seats are $60. Disclaimer: this show contains adult content. (more...)

Smithsonian Channel to Celebrate Women's History Month with Two New Premieres
by TV News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Smithsonian Channel is celebrating Women's History Month with new specials that highlight two of the most courageous and independent-spirited women of their time, both leaving a lasting impression for centuries to follow. (more...)

Smithsonian Channel Celebrates Women's History Month with Two New Premieres
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Smithsonian Channel is celebrating Women's History Month with new specials that highlight two of the most courageous and independent-spirited women of their time, both leaving a lasting impression for centuries to follow. (more...)

Smithsonian Channel to Explore TITANIC'S FATAL FIRE, 4/15
by TV News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

These images are uncovered in an hour-long Smithsonian Channel documentary that tells the story of the unluckiest ship in maritime history. TITANIC'S FATAL FIRE premieres Saturday, April 15th at 8 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

See What's On this Month at the Wild Project
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Avant Media's Tangets Series, NY No Limits Film Series, The CURRENT SESSIONS, and Spotlight On fest included the East Village venue's April programming. (more...)

BWW Interview: Ann Paula Bautista of DISENCHANTED! at The Plaza LIVE Orlando
by Kirsty Johnson - Apr 7, 2017

The stories of Disney Princesses are quite literally tales as old as time, and often there's not much of a new spin that can be placed upon them. DISENCHANTED! is out to prove to princess fans that these ladies have so much more that they've got planned. (more...)

Smithsonian Channel Recounts Devastating Nepal Earthquake in NIGHTMARE ON EVEREST, 4/24
by TV News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

On the second anniversary of the fatal disaster, NIGHTMARE ON EVEREST shares the exclusive stories of climbers on Mount Everest and hikers in Langtang National Park who survived, recounting their experience with never-before-broadcast footage and interviews. (more...)

Actors from Around the Globe to Bring Drama, Laughs and Rain to Berkeley Rep in MONSOON WEDDING World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the full and final casting for the world premiere of Monsoon Wedding. The musical stage production will be directed by acclaimed filmmaker Mira Nair and hosts a cast of 20 actors from around the globe. (more...)

Smithsonian Channel Celebrates Earth Day with New Special AN OCEAN MYSTERY: THE MISSING CATCH
by TV News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Narrated by actor and conservationist Ted Danson, a passionate advocate for the world's oceans, AN OCEAN MYSTERY: THE MISSING CATCH premieres on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 8 p.m. ET on Smithsonian Channel. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 4/3/2017
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This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 4/3/2017. (more...)

High School Drama: Franklin Road Academy's MICAH FRIZZELL
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 21, 2017

The calendar is fast approaching commencement season all over the country and seniors in high school theater programs are preparing for their final shows on their familiar stomping grounds - like Nashville's Franklin Road Academy senior Micah Frizzell. As he prepares to open tonight in director/educator Ross Bolen's musical update of Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing (he plays Don John), he's already looking ahead to next fall when he enrolls at Syracuse University as part of their group of 24 incoming freshmen for the BFA Musical Theater program. (more...)

Disney On Ice Returns to South Africa with THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF DISNEY ON ICE!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Disney On Ice soon returns to South Africa with The Wonderful World of Disney On Ice!  Families are invited to celebrate magic, spirit, and fun as an extraordinary lineup of Disney stories come to life in Johannesburg, Cape Town and, for the very first time, Durban! (more...)

WHITE RABBIT TALES, ENTERTAINING MR. SLOANE and More Coming Up This Spring at the wild project
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

The wild project has just announced its current and upcoming spring lineup. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Ann Hampton Callaway, Laura Osnes, Tony Yazbeck and More Slated for Segerstrom Center's 2017-18 Cabaret Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Segerstrom Center for the Arts' 2017 - 2018 Cabaret Series celebrates the power of music and words to touch our lives and hearts. Broadway stars and today's leading vocalists and club performers will perform many of the greatest and most memorable songs composed by music legends and icons. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 4/17/2017
by - Apr 17, 2017

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 4/17/2017. (more...)

VIDEO: Broadway's Belle Susan Egan Sings BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Movie Songs at 54 Below!
by Stage Tube - Apr 15, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below just released a brand-new Princess Party video starring Susan Egan and featuring Laura Osnes, Christy Altomare, Adrienne Warren, Courtney Reed and more! (more...)

Smithsonian Channel Premieres THE REAL JESUS OF NAZARETH on Easter Sunday
by TV News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

THE REAL JESUS OF NAZARETH, a new four-part series, will premiere on Easter Sunday, April 16 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Smithsonian Channel. (more...)

Smithsonian Channel Premieres AN OCEAN MYSTERY: THE MISSING CATCH to Celebrate Earth Day
by TV News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Narrated by actor and conservationist Ted Danson, a passionate advocate for the world's oceans, AN OCEAN MYSTERY: THE MISSING CATCH premieres on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 8 p.m. ET on Smithsonian Channel. (more...)

Overture Center for the Arts 2017/18 Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Overture announced its 2017/18 Broadway and Overture Presents season, which features over 100 performances which have collectively garnered more than 25 Tony Awards® and 15 Grammys® and include Madison debuts, international stars and return favorites. (more...)

EagleMania and The Ladies of Laughter Coming Up This Summer at bergenPAC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

New shows on sale at bergenPAC: Eaglemania - Friday, June 23, 2017, 8 p.m. The Ladies of Laughter - Wednesday, July 26, 2017, 8 p.m. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 4/10/2017
by - Apr 10, 2017

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 4/10/2017. (more...)

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