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Fifth Avenue Theatre (Seattle, WA, )
13-08 5th Avenue
Seattle, WA,

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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.


Photo Coverage: Lea Salonga Previews ENCORE at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Walter McBride - May 9, 2017

After a sold-out engagement last April, Lea Salonga returns to Feinstein's/54 Below (May 9-22) with a show The New York Times called "one of the year's most satisfying cabaret shows." Salonga smartly weaves together a set list of her favorite standards, go-to pop tunes, and Broadway ballads. This trio of piano, guitar, and voice ensures an intimate experience with a true Broadway icon. Salonga will perform a record-breaking run of 15 performances this spring. Below, she previews her engagement, which begins tonight! (more...)

World Premiere THE DANCING HANDKERCHIEF Concludes Theatrical Outfit's 40th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Atlanta audiences are invited into a beautiful fable, told through song, dance, stage magic, and puppetry, about an aspiring rocker-girl who falls into a magician-dad's bag of tricks.  (more...)

Calling All Real Princesses, Can You Pass the Test?
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

Theater Works' concludes the season with the musical comedy, Once Upon a Mattress continuing May 5-14. This hilarious retelling of The Princess and the Pea  will have you looking at fairy tales in a whole new way! Queen Aggravain has ruled that none may marry until her son, Prince Dauntless marries. However, she has managed to sabotage every princess that comes along with impossible tests!  (more...)

Disney's Cinderella Kids Returns to Way Off Broadway
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

The ultimate "rags-to-riches" fairytale comes to The Children's Theatre at Way Off Broadway this spring when Disney's Cinderella Kids returns to the stage May 6th. One of the most popular Disney Princesses of all time, Cinderella is a favorite of children of all ages. (more...)

Pioneering Fairytale Comes to Half Moon
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

Critically acclaimed Action Transport Theatre bring Happily Ever After, their pioneering fairytale with a twist, to Half Moon Theatre from Saturday 13 to Tuesday 16 May 2017. The ground breaking show is part of Half Moon's commitment to promoting diversity and challenging homophobia and discrimination and is for children and family audiences aged 5+. (more...)

CBS to Present PRINCESS DIANA: HER LIFE | HER DEATH | THE TRUTH, 5/22
by TV News Desk - May 19, 2017

Princess Diana captured the world's imagination so much so, many thought they really knew her. The reality is that they just knew a part of the Diana story. (more...)

Cast Set for SHREK THE MUSICAL at Stages Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Stages Theatre Company (STC) presents Shrek The Musical, directed by Artistic Director Sandy Boren-Barrett. Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation Film, Shrek The Musical, is a Tony Award-winning fairy tale adventure, featuring all new songs, and the beloved characters you know and love to life on our stage! (more...)

Smithsonian Channel Swings Around the World with New Series AMAZING MONKEYS
by TV News Desk - May 18, 2017

AMAZING MONKEYS premieres on Wednesday, June 14 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Smithsonian Channel. (more...)

Smithsonian Channel to Premiere All-New Installments of Iconic Series AERIAL AMERICA Beg. 6/4
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2017

The most expansive aerial series in U.S. television history - AERIAL AMERICA - is going global and local on Smithsonian Channel in all-new episodes, shot exclusively in 4k/Ultra High Definition. (more...)

BWW Previews: AURORA CHILDREN'S PLAYHOUSE SUMMER EDITION at Aurora Theatre
by Amy Zipperer - May 15, 2017

It's a Saturday morning, and I'm at the Aurora Children's Playhouse at Aurora Theatre.  We're waiting for Wendy Bennett's interactive performance of Cinderella to begin.  That exciting electricity of patrons eagerly anticipating a show dances in the air.  Most of this morning's patrons are between the ages of 4 and 10.  And many are dressed like Princesses.  I've counted two Jasmines, three Cinderellas, and a Belle.  Wendy Bennett, bouncy and bright, walks onto the stage and comments excitedly on the number of Princesses in the audience.  One little girl in a white summer dress pops up from her chair and says, 'Look at me.'  Another little girl in the back who's wearing a blue tulle ballerina skirt won't be outdone.  She stands on her chair and shouts, 'Look at me!'  And those exchanges are perfectly indicative of the spirit of this fun presentation where, at any moment, children might become pumpkins or white mice or even Prince Rupert (who's giving a ball) all while Wendy Bennett sings songs and waltzes with puppets.  It's a morning of sheer delight.  (more...)

BWW Review: Garden Theatre's INTO THE WOODS is their Best Show Yet
by Libby Champion - May 12, 2017

'Anything can happen in the woods.' And in the Garden Theater's production of INTO THE WOODS, many, many things happen there. The Sondheim favorite has been adored by theater-goers the world over since it's opening night in 1987. With its combination of fabled fairytales, witty music, and intricate storyline, it's no wonder this show has enjoyed staying power over the years. But staying power can be dangerous as well - a theater never wants a beloved production to start to feel stale or aged. A theatre-goer may love 'Into the Woods,' but how do you make it fresh and new but still keep that beloved quality to the production? (more...)

Smithsonian Channel Premieres New Series MY BIG BOLLYWOOD WEDDING, 6/10
by TV News Desk - May 12, 2017

You are invited to the colorful, extravagant and glamorous world of Indian weddings. These celebrations can often last for days and involve entire villages joining together to give well wishes to the new bride and groom. (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...)

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...)

Now Playing Onstage in Baltimore - Week of 4/30/2017
by BWW - Apr 30, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/30/2017 for Baltimore (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...)

Cinematic Pop Album 'Prologue' Debuts at #2 on Billboard Classical Crossover Chart
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

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The Princess Ball Raises $68,000 for Make-A-Wish Canada
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

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Ars Nova, Goodspeed, Atlantic Theater and More Among NAMT's 2017 Grantees
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

The National Alliance for Musical Theatre (NAMT) announces 16 awards granted from their National Fund for New Musicals, a major funding program to support NAMT member not-for-profit theatres in their collaborations with writers to create, develop and produce new musicals. (more...)

Calling All Bakers, Witches and Princesses! Ahmanson to Throw Cast Party for INTO THE WOODS Actors Everywhere
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

On Saturday, May 13, 2017, following the 2 p.m. matinee performance of Fiasco Theater's "Into the Woods" at the Ahmanson Theatre, Center Theatre Group will throw a cast party for all the Bakers and Witches, Cinderellas and Princes, Milky Whites, et al., who have ever appeared in a production of "Into the Woods." (more...)

Rachel Resheff to Return to Feinstein's/54 Below with THE EDGE OF SEVENTEEN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

On June 3, 2017, following two previous sold out solo shows, Rachel Resheff will make her third appearance at Manhattan's premiere cabaret venue, Feinstein's/54 Below in a solo show entitled "The Edge of Seventeen."  (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 4/24/2017
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This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 4/24/2017. (more...)

Review Roundup: Have You Heard? ANASTASIA Opens on Broadway Tonight!
by Review Roundups - Apr 24, 2017

From the Tony Award-winning creators of the Broadway musical RAGTIME, the dazzling new musical ANASTASIA transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920's, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past. Pursued by a ruthless Soviet officer determined to silence her, Anya enlists the aid of a dashing con man and a lovable ex-aristocrat. Together, they embark on an epic adventure to help her find home, love and family. (more...)

Smithsonian Channel Recounts Devastating Nepal Earthquake in NIGHTMARE ON EVEREST, 4/24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 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...)

BWW Review: Gripping FROZEN at ArtsWest Feels Like a Documentary at Times
by Jay Irwin - Apr 23, 2017

First off, Dear Readers, let me explain that you will see no singing Ice Princesses or wacky snowmen in this show. This particular play called "Frozen", currently playing at ArtsWest, is about as far away from the Disney movie as it could be considering it deals with serial killers. And while the performances are quite powerful and it's a very interesting subject, at times it feels like a lecture on serial killers and other times a drama with some superfluous storylines. (more...)

BWW Feature: Mark and Ryan Kleinman, Living the Dream
by Jeanmarie Simpson - Apr 23, 2017

I am incredibly proud of all my kids and Ryan is pursuing his dream as a performer. He has been performing for quite awhile now as a professional and I have had the idea that this would be so since about his Junior year in High School. I have always taken the time to include my kids (when they have shown an interest) into the shows I was doing. Ryan and his older sister, Kaitlynn, were able to be more inundated with it at a young age as I was more active as a professional performer and they got to be backstage and at rehearsal, and often in shows with me. Whenever I was in a show that needed kids, I got them an audition and, since they were talented, often got cast, so we were able to share the stage. Sound of Music, South Pacific, Music Man, Secret Garden, A Christmas Carol, all shows that my kids been able to share with me. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Baltimore - Week of 4/23/2017
by BWW - Apr 23, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/23/2017 for Baltimore (more...)

Smithsonian Channel Celebrates Earth Day with New Special AN OCEAN MYSTERY: THE MISSING CATCH
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 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, Today, April 22, 2017 at 8 p.m. ET on Smithsonian Channel. (more...)

Smithsonian Channel Premieres AN OCEAN MYSTERY: THE MISSING CATCH to Celebrate Earth Day
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 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, Today, April 22, 2017 at 8 p.m. ET on Smithsonian Channel. (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...)

Media Advisory: The Princess Ball Returns to Toronto in Support of Make-A-Wish Canada
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

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

Lantern Fest Offers Unprecedented Pricing: $20 per Ticket for Upcoming Kansas City Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

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Smithsonian Channel Premieres THE REAL JESUS OF NAZARETH on Easter Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 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 to Explore TITANIC'S FATAL FIRE, Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 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 Today, April 15th at 8 p.m. ET/PT. (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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