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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.


Smithsonian Channel to Premiere Season 3 of MIGHTY PLANES, 11/6
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2016

Season three of the popular Smithsonian Channel series MIGHTY PLANES soars to new heights with some of the world's most incredible aircraft. (more...)

BWW Review: REP's 'A Little Princess' Pulls Out All The Stops
by Robert Encila - Nov 29, 2016

Repertory Philippines' (REP) 49th season culminates with a musical adaptation of A Little Princess, Frances Hodgson Burnett's 1905 children's novel. Just in time for the holidays, REP's offering comes in a mixed bag of splendor and disenchantment. (more...)

The Bushwick Starr Presents THE SOLDIER'S TALE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

The Bushwick Starr is thrilled to present THE SOLDIER'S TALE, based on Stravinsky's timeless story of a violin, a book of riches, and a deal with the devil, brought to life by Puppet Kitchen Productions. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Know Theatre's DARKEST NIGHT AT GNARLY STUMP
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2016

On the darkest night of the year, residents of a secluded Kentucky town gather at local pub, The Gnarly Stump, to share ghost stories and songs. (more...)

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo to Return to New York City for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

Beloved around the world for their brilliant artistry and unparalleled comic-timing, the astounding Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, recently nominated for three UK National Dance Awards including a Stef Stefanou Award for Outstanding Company, will be presented by The Joyce Theater (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) for its bi-annual three-week engagement, the perfect holiday treat, from December 13 - 31, 2016. (more...)

Smithsonian Channel to Present Feature Documentary HOCKNEY, 12/12
by TV News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

HOCKNEY, the definitive two-hour documentary on one of the most significant artists of our time, gets its world television premiere on Smithsonian Channel, Monday, December 12 at 8/7c. (more...)

SEARCH FOR NEW MUSICALS Winners Announced
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

Winners of the prestigious international Search for New Musicals were announced today at New Musicals Inc. in Los Angeles. (more...)

BWW Review: A Lush, Beautiful BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at the Fulton
by Marakay Rogers - Nov 16, 2016

It's not just big, it's huge. It's colorful. It's amazingly costumed. Marc Robin brings the wonderful world of Disney into high relief at the Fulton in his BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. (more...)

SISTER'S CHRISTMAS CATECHISM Will Put the Jolly in the Holidays at Starlight Indoors
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

Just in time to get Kansas Citians of all religious leanings into the holiday spirit, Starlight Indoors welcomes Sister's Christmas Catechism to its heated, indoor Cohen Community Stage House. This seasonal sendup, one of eight shows from the author of the ever-popular Late Nite Catechism theatrical series, brings merriment to Starlight for 23 performances Nov. 26-Dec. 18.  (more...)

Smithsonian Channel to Premiere THE LOST TAPES: PEARL HARBOR, 12/4
by TV News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

The first installment, THE LOST TAPES: PEARL HARBOR, will premiere Sunday, December 4 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, to coincide with the 75th anniversary of the attacks that brought the U.S. into World War II. (more...)

Finding Dory Makes a Splash as Part of Disney On Ice Presents FOLLOW YOUR HEART
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Disney•Pixar's record-breaking animated feature Finding Dory makes a splash this January in Disney On Ice presents Follow Your Heart, produced by Feld Entertainment.  The action-packed adventure also brings Disney•Pixar's Inside Out to the icy stage for the first time, together with other beloved Disney characters. Tickets are on sale November 15th for Cleveland. (more...)

Puppet Kitchen's THE SOLDIER'S TALE to Play The Bushwick Starr
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

The Bushwick Starr will present THE SOLDIER'S TALE, based on Stravinsky's timeless story of a violin, a book of riches, and a deal with the devil, brought to life by Puppet Kitchen Productions. (more...)

13th Floor and Twisted Oak to Present Double Bill of Physical Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

13th Floor and Twisted Oak are proud to announce a double bill of physical theater at ODC Theater next year. Each company will present an original 40-minute play drawing on a shared vocabulary of storytelling and character-based movement. 13th Floor presents Lightning Strikes Anonymous, about five quirky individuals with a unique electrical addiction. Twisted Oak presents the world premiere of Fortune's Fool: A Monster's Odyssey, a mythological allegory about the confrontation between Harmony and Strife. This double bill runs February 24 - March 4, 2017, with shows at 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 5 p.m. on Sunday, February 26. Tickets are $15 - $45, and may be purchased online atodc.dance/tickets. (more...)

Riverside Children's Theatre to Host Character Breakfasts
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

With the growing success Riverside Children's Theatre has had with past Santa and Princess Breakfasts, a new series of Character Breakfasts have been developed for parents and children to enjoy. (more...)

The Boys are Back in Town: Les Ballets Trockadero Return to Vancouver by Popular Demand
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Show One Productions presents the return of world-infamous Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo onJanuary 20 & 21, 2017 at 8pm at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Returning by popular demand following Vancouver's 2015 sold out smash hit, the sensational evening will see the all-male, cross-dressing troupe apply breathtaking technical prowess and rampant sauciness to a new batch of ridiculously re-interpreted classical ballets, including Swan Lake, La Esmeralda, and Don Quixote.  (more...)

Smithsonian Channel Sheds New Light on Titanic Sinking in New Documentary, 1/21
by TV News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

The images are unveiled in a new one-hour Smithsonian Channel documentary that tells the story of the unluckiest ship in maritime history. TITANIC: THE NEW EVIDENCE (WT) premieres Saturday, January 21 at 8 p.m. ET/PT (more...)

Tickets On Sale Now for Disney On Ice Presents FOLLOW YOUR HEART
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Disney On Ice presents Follow Your Heart is bringing Disney•Pixar's record-breaking animated feature Finding Dory to the ice for the first time in this live production produced by Feld Entertainment. The ice skating extravaganza featuring Disney•Pixar's Inside Out, Disney's Frozen and other beloved Disney stories visits Boston, MA from Friday, February 17thto Sunday, February 26th for 18 performances at TD Garden.  Tickets are on sale now! (more...)

Festival d'Aix-en-Provence Announces 2017 Detailed Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Under the leadership of General Manager Bernard Foccroulle, the 69th season of the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence will present an exceptional collection of artists from around the globe in five major opera productions and 16 recital, chamber music and orchestral concerts from July 3 through 22, plus more than 60 events from the Academie du Festival d'Aix. (more...)

Smithsonian Channel to Premiere Documentary TITANIC: NEW EVIDENCE, 1/21
by TV News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

The images are unveiled in a new one-hour Smithsonian Channel documentary that tells the story of the unluckiest ship in maritime history. TITANIC: THE NEW EVIDENCE premieres Saturday, January 21 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Steffanie Leigh and More Crowned for Latest BROADWAY PRINCESS PARTY at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Just announced, Broadway's final Mary Poppins Steffanie Leigh, Newsies star Stephanie Styles, Krystina Alabado, Jackie Burns, and Mara Davi will be joining Tony nominees Laura Osnes and Susan Egan and music director Benjamin Rauhala in the latest Broadway Princess Party at Feinstein's/54 Below. (more...)

Alley Rep Joins Tomorrow's GHOSTLIGHT PROJECT Event
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

At 5:30pm on January 19, 2017, Alley Repertory Theater will join over 500 theaters, ensembles, companies, and educational programs across the country to light a light and pledge to stand for and protect the values of inclusion, participation, and compassion for everyone - regardless of race, class, religion, country of origin, immigration status, (dis)ability, gender identity, or sexual orientation. (more...)

Columbus Native Returns to Perform with LES BALLETS TROCKADERO DE MONTE CARLO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

The world's foremost all-male comic ballet company, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo was founded in 1974 by a group of ballet enthusiasts for the purpose of presenting a playful, entertaining view of traditional, classical ballet in parody form and "en travesti" (males performing female roles). (more...)

New Shows For 2017 On Sale At Sheffield Theatres
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Sheffield Theatres have added to their 2017 line-up with the announcement of a host of exciting new shows at the Lyceum and Studio Theatres, including Matthew Bourne's mesmerizing production of The Red Shoes and music from Sheffield's Everly Pregnant Brothers. (more...)

BWW Review: THE PHANTOM TOOL BOOTH at Ensemble Theatre
by Roy Berko - Jan 16, 2017

Much like Lewis Carroll's ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND and L. Frank Baum's THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF OZ, Norton Juster's THE PHANTOM TOLL BOOTH is a fantasy adventure. All three are perceived as tales for children, but, in reality, though they are intended to teach youngsters, the messages are often so complex that they go over the heads of their intended audience. (more...)

Hotsy Totsy Burlesque's Tribute to The Ladies of Disney at The Slipper Room
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Married life is working out for the Fairy God Mother (Cherry Pitz) and her Prince Charming (Handsome Brad), but happily ever after can get kind of dull, no dragon's to slay, not evil step mothers to thwart. Looking to spice things up, the two love birds have decided to throw a ball, looking for the hottest princess in the land to join them in a threesome! (more...)

New Musicals Inc. Announces Winners Of 2016 Search For New Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Winners of the prestigious international Search for New Musicals were announced today at New Musicals Inc. in Los Angeles. (more...)

Casa Manana to Present 'RAPUNZEL! RAPUNZEL!' as Part of 2017 Children's Theatre Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Casa Mañana Theatre presents Rapunzel! Rapunzel! A Very Hair Fairy Tale, as part of the 2016-2017 Children's Theatre season. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

FIRST DATE Shares the Love & Laughter of Dating at Starlight Indoors 2/3-26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

With Valentine's Day right around the corner, Starlight Indoors will share the love (and laughter) of dating in today's world when it stages the modern musical comedy First Date. Things will heat up in the climate-controlled Cohen Community Stage House on Feb. 3-26 as audience members join Aaron and Casey on their first date, which just happens to be a blind date, too! (more...)

Stanley Brown Pens THE WANDERER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Stanley Brown, a retiree, devoted writer and author, has completed his new book 'The Wanderer': a gripping and potent tale full of adventure, mystery, love and friendship. (more...)

Ramin Karimloo & Alison Luff Star on SONG OF SOLOMON Original Concept Recording, Arriving 1/27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Broadway Records has announced that Song of Solomon (Original Concept Recording) will be released digitally and in stores on Friday, January 27, 2017. (more...)

Canadian Stage & Theatre Francais de Toronto Team for FIVE FACES FOR EVELYN FROST
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

From February 14th to March 25th, Canadian Stage and Theatre francais de Toronto join forces to coproduce Five Faces for Evelyn Frost, an innovative theatrical experience that examines how social media transforms human relationships while challenging the notions of authenticity and truth. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 1, 2017
by - Jan 1, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 1 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Wounded Warrior Project Brings Veterans Together for Night of Gaming
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

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Quartet of Hosts Named for Midwinter's First Night
by Jeffrey Ellis - Dec 8, 2016

Austin Jeffrey Smith, Taylor Tracey, Jenna Pryor and Julia Nettles will share the stage as co-hosts of 2017 Midwinter's First Night, set for Sunday, January 8, 2017, at The Larry Keeton Theatre in Donelson. (more...)

BWW Review: CINDERELLA: A FAIRYTALE, Tobacco Factory
by Tim Wright - Dec 8, 2016

This show is the perfect antidote to the celebrity stuffed pantos offered up by more commercial outfits. The show demonstrates that Christmas shows don't have to be formulaic or even familiar. They can be wonderfully inventive pieces of storytelling every bit as worthy as the rest of the years programming. (more...)

LES BALLETS TROCKADERO DE MONTE CARLO to Return to Vancouver This January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Show One Productions presents the return of world-infamous Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo on January 20 & 21, 2017 at 8pm at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Returning by popular demand following Vancouver's 2015 sold out smash hit, the sensational evening will see the all-male, cross-dressing troupe apply breathtaking technical prowess and rampant sauciness to a new batch of ridiculously re-interpreted classical ballets, including Swan Lake, La Esmeralda, and Don Quixote. (more...)

Arts Centre Melbourne Presents Lea Salonga in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Lea Salonga brings her sterling voice to Melbourne this year as she will appear in concert at Arts Centre Melbourne, presented by Michael Cassel Group and Sydney Symphony Orchestra. (more...)

BWW Review: Nashville Ballet's Colorful and Resplendent NASHVILLE'S NUTCRACKER
by Jeffrey Ellis - Dec 5, 2016

Since its debut in 2008, Nashville's Nutcracker – choreographer Paul Vasterling's holiday-scented love letter to his adopted hometown – has delighted thousands of audience members eager to experience this particularly rapturous paean to this most wonderful time of the year. Eager to set off on a journey of wonder and delight, to be swept away to a fanciful world of dashing princes and beautiful fairy Princesses brought to life vivdly by the accomplished dancers of Nashville Ballet's various companies, audiences for nine successive years now have allowed themselves to be caught up in the spectacle of the production which never fails to enthrall and to entertain. (more...)

First Night's Top Ten of 2017 Announced in Music City
by Jeffrey Ellis - Dec 28, 2016

First Night's Top Ten of 2017 - critic Jeffrey Ellis' annual review of the best in Tennessee theater - were revealed tonight during a live Facebook broadcast at 7:30 p.m. (CST), with Actor's Bridge Ensemble and Studio Tenn/TPAC leading the nods in this year's listing of categories. (more...)

Mary Bridget Davies, Christine Ebersole, BROADWAY PRINCESS PARTY and More Will Warm Up 54 Below This January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2016

This January, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. Scroll down for more details! (more...)

Nightmares Come to Life in New Smithsonian Series CRAZY MONSTER, Premiering 1/4
by TV News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

Nightmares will come to life in CRAZY MONSTER, a new Smithsonian Channel series that reveals some of the creepiest, weirdest and most spine-tingling creatures known to man. (more...)

Smithsonian Channel to Premiere New Music Series ROCK'N'ROLL INVENTIONS, 1/16
by TV News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

A new Smithsonian Channel series is about to make some noise as some of the biggest names from the recording industry break out their drumsticks, synthesizers, and everything in between to explain the technology and innovations that have provided the soundtrack to our lives. (more...)

Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company to Perform at Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College will once again partner with Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company for its fourth annualLunar New Year Celebration on Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 3pm. (more...)

DISENCHANTED! Coming to The Plaza Live
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

???????The Plaza Live is pleased to announce the hilarious hit musical DISENCHANTED! will play 10 performances between Tuesday, April 11 and Thursday, April 20, 2017. Individual tickets for DISENCHANTED! will go on sale Friday, December 2, 2016 at 10 a.m.  (more...)

Original 'Belle' Susan Egan Joins THE BROADWAY PRINCESS PARTY This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

The Princesses are throwing a ball, and you're invited! After eight sold-out shows, Broadway's Cinderella, Tony nominee Laura Osnes, and music director Benjamin Rauhala return to host Broadway's most beloved leading ladies at Feinstein's/54 Below on January 29th, 2017 at 7 PM and 9:30 PM. (more...)

Freeform Announces 'Boss Girls' Two-Day Programming Event Focusing on Girl Power
by TV News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

I am woman, hear me roar! Freeform is rolling into the new year with a two-day “Boss Girls” programming event, featuring fierce females channeling their inner warrior Princesses. (more...)

Record-Breaking Animated Hit Disney•Pixar's Finding Dory Makes a Splash as Part of Disney On Ice Presents FOLLOW YOUR HEART
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Disney•Pixar's record-breaking animated feature Finding Dory makes a splash in Disney On Ice presents Follow Your Heart,coming to the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Ill., Jan. 25-29, and Chicago's United Center, Feb. 1-12. Produced by Feld Entertainment, Inc., the action-packed adventure also brings Disney•Pixar's Inside Out to the icy stage for the first time, together with other beloved Disney characters. (more...)

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College presents Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company Lunar New Year Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College will once again partner with Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company for its fourth annualLunar New Year Celebration on Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 3pm. This all-new family-friendly celebration of Chinese culture commemorates the Year of the Rooster and will feature special guest artists from the Oriental Cultural Arts Performance Group of Hohot and Erosos, who will travel all the way from Inner Mongolia, China for the event. Tickets are $25 for adults and $12.50 for children and can be purchased at BrooklynCenter.org or by calling the box office at 718-951-4500 (Tue-Sat, 1pm-6pm). (more...)

FIRST LOOK: A CINDERELLA CHRISTMAS at PASADENA PLAYHOUSE
by Maeve Riley - Dec 12, 2016

A CINDERELLA CHRISTMAS marks the 5th anniversary of Panto at The Playhouse, and will play from December 8, 2016 - January 8, 2017. (more...)

Smithsonian Channel to Premiere One-Hour Special A-BOMBS OVER NEVADA , 12/5
by TV News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

The race to create bigger and better bombs led scientists to push the limits and turned a sleepy desert town into a theater of the absurd. A-BOMBS OVER NEVADA premieres Monday, December 5th at 9/8c on Smithsonian Channel. (more...)

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