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HP Reinvents How Artists Bring Their Visions to Life with Game-changing new DreamColor Displays
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

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Scoop: QUANTICO on ABC - Monday, May 8, 2017
by - Apr 24, 2017

Get all the scoop on QUANTICO, airing on ABC on Monday, May 8, 2017! (more...)

Melissa Errico and Scott Cohen Will Join Sarah Steele and Dominic Chianese in FRACTURED Reading Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Melissa Errico (Finian's Rainbow, Billions) and Scott Cohen (Billions, Allegiance) will join the previously announced Sarah Steele (The Good Fight, Speech & Debate) and Dominic Chianese (The Sopranos) in a reading of Elizabeth Higgins Clark's new play FRACTURED tonight at 7 PM at the Acorn Theatre. (more...)

Scoop: BLACK-ISH on ABC - Wednesday, May 10, 2017
by - Apr 24, 2017

Get all the scoop on BLACK-ISH, airing on ABC on Wednesday, May 10, 2017! (more...)

In a Crowd of Thousands! Meet the Full Company of ANASTASIA, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 24, 2017

The new musical, ANASTASIA, dances into Broadway's Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street) tonight, April 24, 2017, produced by Stage Entertainment, Bill Taylor (Sister Act, Rocky), Tom Kirdahy (It's Only A Play, The Visit) and Hunter Arnold (Kinky Boots, Spring Awakening). The company is led by Christy Altomare, Derek Klena, John Bolton, Ramin Karimloo, Caroline O'Connor and Mary Beth Peil. Scroll down to get to know the company before they take their opening bows! (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Comes from Away to Chat with Jenn Colella
by Theater People Podcast - Apr 24, 2017

On Monday, April 24 the Theater People podcast welcome's COME FROM AWAY star Jenn Colella. For the episode, Colella recounts her experience with the new Broadway musical--based on true events--from winning the role to meeting and befriending her real-life counterpart. She also shares fascinating stories from her previous work on Broadway. (more...)

Meet the Sweet Company of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Apr 23, 2017

The new Broadway musical Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is currently in performances at Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street) and officially opens tonight, April 23, 2017. Scroll down to get to know the company before tonight's opening bows! (more...)

Nearly 6,000 Comcast Colorado Employees, Friends and Family Volunteer at 57 Schools and Community Organizations Across the State on Comcast Cares Day
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2017

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VIDEO: Randy Rainbow Gives Bill O'Reilly a Musical Send-Off in Latest Parody
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Randy Rainbow gives former FOX News host Bill O'Reilly the proper musical send-off he deserves in his latest video parody featuring a new twist of the song 'Bill' from SHOWBOAT. (more...)

Salty Brine to Bring WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE to Pangea
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Salty Brine has announced the premiere of a new cabaret, Welcome to the Jungle, as the latest installment in his series, The Living Record Collection.  Welcome to the Jungle, inspired by Harry Nilsson's hit album Nilsson Schmilsson and Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book, will perform on May 10, 17, 24, 31 and June 7 at Pangea.  (more...)

Family Fun Galore at New Brighton Seaside Festival this Spring Bank Holiday Weekend!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

There will be no such thing as cabin fever this Spring Bank Holiday weekend as the New Brighton Seaside Festival has family fun all sewn up with an amazing line-up of entertainment which will keep children of all ages amused throughout the weekend. (more...)

Hello, Broadway! Meet the Cast of HELLO, DOLLY!, Opening Tonight
by Stephanie Wild - Apr 20, 2017

The revival of Hello, Dolly opens tonight on Broadway, starring Bette Midler and featuring a star-studded cast. The Broadway revival of Michael Stewart and Jerry Herman's masterpiece Hello, Dolly! is directed by four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks and choreographed by Tony Award winner Warren Carlyle. Get to know the cast before they take their opening bows! (more...)

April 25th Named 'Ella Fitzgerald Day' in NYC; Tony Bennett to Perform!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Media and Entertainment Commissioner Julie Menin will present a Mayoral Proclamation, declaring April 25th - Musical legend Ella Fitzgerald's Centennial Birthday - 'ELLA FITZGERALD DAY' in NYC. (more...)

CELEBRATION 2017 Kicks Off At Prince's Paisley Park Honoring His Life And Legacy
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Prince's Paisley Park in Chanhassen, Minnesota started Celebration 2017 today with exciting speakers and performers participating in the four days of activities. All events are being held at Prince's historic recording sanctuary outside Minneapolis, honoring the life and legacy of the music icon Prince Rogers Nelson. (more...)

Chris Pinnella and 12-Piece Band to Bring SINATRA AT THE SANDS to Asbury Park
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Flashback to 1966 Las Vegas & join powerhouse vocalist Chris Pinnella along with a 12-Piece Big Band as they perform the iconic live album 'Sinatra at the Sands' from beginning to end. Featuring the Quincy Jones & Count Basie arrangements and led by jazz bassist Gary Mazzaroppi (Stan Getz, Buddy Rich, Les Paul Trio). (more...)

Florida Studio Theatre Announces 2017 YOUNG PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL WINNERS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

FST is proud to announce the winning plays of this year's Young Playwright's Festival. For 26 years, FST has honored thousands of young playwrights from all around the world through the WRITE A PLAY(WAP) program. (more...)

Karen Mason to Present MASON AT MAMA'S IN MAY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Karen Mason - the acclaimed Broadway star and concert artist - comes home with her new show "Mason at Mama's in May" at Don't Tell Mama (343 West 46th Street in Manhattan), which will be performed every Sunday and Monday in May at 7:00 PM.  (more...)

Uptown Players and Turtle Creek Chorale Team for TITANIC IN CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Following the smashing success of the 2016 production of Aida, the critically acclaimed Uptown Players and the Turtle Creek Chorale (TCC), Dallas' award-winning men's chorus, are thrilled to collaborate again to present a concert version of the musical Titanic from May 5-7, 2017 at Dallas City Performance Hall (2520 Flora Street, Dallas). (more...)

Announcing the 3rd Annual CHRIS' BIRTHDAY BELT FEST: Duets Edition!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Jeff Award-nominee and HIV+ director/producer Christopher Pazdernik is pleased to announce the 3rd annual CHRIS' BIRTHDAY BELT FEST, a benefit concert for Howard Brown Health on Monday, May 15 at 8 pm at Uptown Underground, 4707 N. Broadway in Chicago. Featuring 40 award-winning musical theater performers from across Chicago and musical direction by Aaron Benham, this year's benefit will feature a record number of performers and a brand new theme: Duets! Tickets, priced at $25, are currently available at uptownunderground.net or by calling (773) 867-1946. Uptown Underground is a 21+ venue; advance reservations strongly recommended. (more...)

Community Celebration Takes Center Stage at 2017 Helen Hayes Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

The 33rd annual Helen Hayes Awards will be celebrated at the historicLincoln Theatre at 7:30 pm on May 15, with accomplished actors E. Faye Butler and Lawrence Redmond as hosts. The line-up of award presenters includes artistic leaders from across the Washington region, highlighting the depth and breadth of a theatre community recognized worldwide for the quality and diversity of its work. Following the awards, a roof-raising dance party gets underway at the world-renowned 9:30 Club. Both events honor 236 Helen Hayes Award nominees drawn from 200 eligible productions presented in 2016. Tickets for the combined Awards Ceremony and Dance Party are $275 for premium seating, $150 for balcony seating, and can be purchased online. (more...)

2017 Holi Hai Spring Color Festival Comes to Governors Island
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Holi Hai, the 8th annual free springtime celebration of the triumph of good over evil and spiritual renewal has grown in popularity making Governors Island the venue of choice this year. (more...)

Creative Gateways to Celebrate Earth Day with GAIA GALA This Friday
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

This year in Sedona the public is invited to join Creative Gateways to celebrate Eart (more...)

Esteemed Guitarist Tommy Emmanuel Announces New 'Live! At The Ryman' Album
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Esteemed and acclaimed Grammy Award-winning guitarist TOMMY EMMANUEL today (4/17) announced the May 19 release date of LIVE! AT THE RYMAN (via CPG Sounds). (more...)

MasterVoices presents BABES IN TOYLAND
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

MasterVoices (formerly The Collegiate Chorale), closes its 75th anniversary season with Victor Herbert's Babes in Toyland on April 27, 2017 at 7pm at Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall (57th Street and 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10019). The production will be conducted and directed by MasterVoices' Artistic Director Ted Sperling and will feature Kelli O'Hara (Contrary Mary), Bill Irwin (Master Toymaker), Christopher Fitzgerald (Alan), Lauren Worsham (Jane), Jay Armstrong Johnson (Tom Tom), Jonathan Freeman (Uncle Barnaby), Chris Sullivan (Gonzorgo), Jeffrey Schecter (Roderigo), Michael Kostroff (Chief Inspector Marmaduke), and Blair Brown (The Narrator), with the 130 singers of MasterVoices and Orchestra of St. Luke's. Musical Staging by Andrew Palermo, Costume Consulting by Tracy Christensen, and Concert Adaptation by Joe Keenan and Ted Sperling. (more...)

Scoop: BLACK-ISH on ABC - Wednesday, May 3, 2017
by - Apr 17, 2017

Get all the scoop on BLACK-ISH, airing on ABC on Wednesday, May 3, 2017! (more...)

Ashley Brown, Lindsay Mendez, Ryan Silverman and More to Lead THE GOLDEN APPLE at Encores!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Encores! Artistic Director Jack Viertel today announced casting for the Encores! production of The Golden Apple, John Latouche and Jerome Moross' cult classic. (more...)

New Musical SWEETEE, Set in '30s Depression-Era South, to Arrive Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

SWEETEE (www.SweeteeTheMusical.com) a new American musical with book, music and lyrics by Gail Kriegel (Home Front, Seven) and directed and choreographed by five-time Tony  nominee and two-time Emmy Award winner Patricia Birch (Broadway: Grease, Candide, Parade) will play at the Ford Foundation Studio Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues) for a limited engagement from May 21st - June 18th. (more...)

Learn Everything About the Cast of GROUNDHOG DAY- Opens Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Based on the iconic film, GROUNDHOG DAY The Musical is reimagined by the award-winning creators of the international hit Matilda The Musical-including director Matthew Warchus and songwriter Tim Minchin-with a book by original screenwriter Danny Rubin. Starring two-time Tony Award® nominee Andy Karl, GROUNDHOG DAY is the new musical comedy about living life to the fullest, one day at a time. Meet the cast before they take their opening bows! (more...)

Jenn Colella and Real Life COME FROM AWAY Pilot Beverley Bass Chat Bond Between Performer and Character Inspiration
by Julie Musbach - Apr 16, 2017

COME FROM AWAY is a story that touches on many lives, but a select few in particular. For the most part, the characters represent a collection of individuals, but one character in particular is based on a remarkable woman. Jenn Colella portrays Beverley Bass, a female pilot and an all-around pioneer. (more...)

Broadway By Design: Beowulf Boritt and Toni-Leslie James Bring COME FROM AWAY from Page to Stage
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 16, 2017

In Broadway by Design, BroadwayWorld will be shining a spotlight on the stellar designs of this Broadway season, show by show. Today, we continue the series with Beowulf Boritt and Toni-Leslie James , who acted as scenic and costume designers for Broadway's big story about a small town, COME FROM AWAY. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 15, 2017
by - Apr 15, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 15 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Totem Pole Playhouse Award Nominations Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2017

Totem Pole Playhouse has announced nominations in twelve categories for the Fourth Annual Totem Pole Playhouse Awards to be presented Sunday, May 21, at 5pm on stage at Gettysburg College's Majestic Theater. (more...)

King Matt Theatre Presents THE GREEN WANDERER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2017

The Green Wanderer is a lyrical fairy tale for young audiences full of warm humour, about friendship, tolerance, the need to have a dream, and the art of being different. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/15/2017
by - Apr 15, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 4/15/2017. (more...)

Harlem Repertory Theatre 's WIZARDS OF OZ Extends Through 9/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

To share a very popular show with wider audiences, Harlem Repertory Theatre and the Yip Harburg Foundation will extend their co-production of 'The Wizard of Oz' through September 9, 2017 at Tato Laviera Theatre, 240 East 123rd Street (near 2nd Ave.), Manhattan. (more...)

Lightning in a Bottle Music Festival Announces New 'Compass' Lineups
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Yesterday, Lightning in a Bottle announced the speaker and workshop lineups for the Beacon and Craft, two of the six areas making up the Compass, LIB's new educational hub debuting this year. The Compass, the newly re-imagined area of Lightning in a Bottle, will offer festivalgoers a diverse array of educational opportunities that engage the senses, expand the mind, and inspire community action. Workshops and presentations will include classes on grassroots political activism, social justice, climate change and indigenous land rights, digital activism, identifying truth in journalism and social media, decolonization, art activism, and more. (more...)

Graham Rowat, Mortimer Brewster and More Sign on for BTG's 2017 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Berkshire Theatre Group announces additional casting for BTG's 2017 Summer Season, including Broadway actor, Graham Rowat (most recently featured in the Broadway revival of Sunset Boulevard) as Mortimer in Arsenic and Old Lace. (more...)

BWW Review: BROADWAY BY THE YEAR Illuminates the Timeless Relationship Between Art and Culture, Paying Tribute to the 1940s
by Casey Mink - Apr 13, 2017

At the most recent BROADWAY BY THE YEAR presentation on March 27, at its usual home of the Town Hall, the 1940s was the sent-up decade from which the evening's performers sang. At a time in the country that currently bears striking and cryptic similarity to that grim period of global history, the resonance of the evening's selections rang eerily. Additionally, they also demonstrated how little the relationship between culture and society has changed over the last seven decades. (more...)

New Video Series BREAKTHROUGHU Helps Students Talk About Tough Issues
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

A new video series, 'BreakthroughU,' is tackling complicated social issues, like gender-based violence, intersectionality* and culture change, issues that are at the heart of the work that Breakthrough has been doing for over 17 years. The videos employ an unusual approach - puppets. (more...)

THE SPORKFUL, THE LONGEST SHORTEST TIME Among Stitcher's Slate of Original Podcasts
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Top podcast listening service Stitcher has launched a lineup of original podcast programming, with a handful of popular shows joining together to form a new network. (more...)

HG Contemporary To Present Solo Exhibit By Laura Kimpton IF WORDS COULD SPEAK, 5/4-26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

HG Contemporary is pleased to present a solo exhibition by multimedia artist Laura Kimpton May 4 through May 26, 2017. “If WORDS could SPEAK,” the title of the exhibition, considers the multivalent interpretations of words in text, speech, and sculpture, as they gain increasing importance through technology. (more...)

Prince's Paisley Park Announces Exciting Events For Celebration 2017
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Prince's Paisley Park in Chanhassen, Minnesota has announced a broad list of exciting speakers and performers participating in Celebration 2017. Taking place April 20-23 at Prince's historic recording sanctuary outside Minneapolis, the event will honor the life and legacy of the music icon Prince Rogers Nelson.  (more...)

BWW Morning Brief April 11th, 2017 - Norm Lewis Slays in SWEENEY TODD and More!
by Jessica Khan - Apr 11, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Norm Lewis and Carolee Carmello slay Off-Broadway in SWEENEY TODD this evening! (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 4/4/2017 - 4/11/2017
by - Apr 11, 2017

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 4/4/2017 - 4/11/2017. (more...)

Go from Down Under to Over the Rainbow in FROM OZ TO OZ at The Duplex
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

What happens when three Aussies and a Minnesotan get together? They decide to share their love of cabaret and produce a 'tasting plate' of their work! Join Analisa Bell, Amelia Cormack, Carla Kissane and Nichole Carey, as they take you on a journey from Down Under to Over the Rainbow, with Karen Dryer on piano in 'From Oz to Oz' on Sunday, April 30th at 7pm at The Duplex Cabaret Theatre, 61 Christopher Street (at the Corner of 7th Avenue), NYC. (more...)

freeFall Theatre Brings Judy Garland to the Stage in Quilter's END OF THE RAINBOW!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

freeFall Theatre continues their season of plays and musicals inspired by true stories with Peter Quilter's END OF THE Rainbow opening April 29 and running through May 28. Tickets are already selling quickly for this exciting production that triumphed in London's West End in 2010/2011 and on Broadway in 2012. (more...)

Scoop: BLACK-ISH on ABC - Wednesday, April 26, 2017
by TV Scoop - Apr 10, 2017

Get all the scoop on BLACK-ISH, airing on ABC on Wednesday, April 26, 2017! (more...)

Sutton Foster, Megan Hilty, Laura Benanti, Michael Cerveris and More to Croon at the Art House in Provincetown This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

For the seventh season since taking the reigns at Provincetown's Art House, Producing Artistic Director Mark Cortale has announced his largest music and comedy lineup yet. Topping the bill again will be the internationally successful 'Broadway @' series, which dynamic duo Cortale and creative partner Seth Rudetsky began in Ptown in 2011 and now makes its home in more than 15 major venues worldwide. (more...)

Rosie O'Donnell, Bruce Vilanch, Randy Rainbow and More to Roast Michael Musto for Charity
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Lug Nut Entertainment (Daniel DeMello and Nathaniel Nowak) in association with the world popular dating app SCRUFF, has announced that it will present FORK ON THE LEFT, KNIFE IN THE BACK: BROADWAY ROASTS MICHAEL MUSTO, a one night only charitable event. (more...)

Scoop: BLACK-ISH on ABC - Wednesday, April 26, 2017
by TV Scoop - Apr 10, 2017

Get all the scoop on BLACK-ISH, airing on ABC on Wednesday, April 26, 2017! (more...)

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