Rent on Tour


Less Than Rent Theatre Presents PUSSY SLUDGE by Gracie Gardner as Part of SANCTUARY at HERE Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Less Than Rent Theatre, known for caffeinated, hard-edged indie theatre, is proud to present Pussy Sludge, a new play written by Gracie Gardner as part of SANCTUARY. Pussy Sludge will run February 10th, 11th and 12th at HERE Arts Center. (more...)

MIGHTY REAL Creators' AN EVENING WITH PHYLLIS HYMAN Adds Weekend Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

AN EVENING WITH PHYLLIS HYMAN, a world premiere musical the creators of the Broadway bound musical Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical, has added an additional three-performance weekend to the previously announced performances due to popular demand. (more...)

New York Premiere of FISH MEN to Begin at INTAR Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

INTAR has announced that the 2016-'17 Season will continue with the New York premiere of FISH MEN by Candido Tirado. (more...)

20th Anniversary Tour of RENT to Bring 'La Vie Boheme' to Harris Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

The 20th Anniversary tour of Rent comes to the capital region-and to the intimacy of Harris Center's Stage One. (more...)

FRIENDS Musical Parody Will Be 'THERE FOR YOU' at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Friends the Musical in Concert: I Was There for You on April 28th, 2017 at 11:30pm.  (more...)

RE/MAX Complete Solutions Agents Rack Up Recognitions in 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

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Steve Martin's THE UNDERPANTS to Open at Blackfriars Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Blackfriars Theatre kicks off the New Year with a rollicking sex farce: The Underpants, by Carl Sternheim, adapted by legendary comedian Steve Martin. With a dynamic cast led by veteran director David Henderson, this production will be a cure for your winter blues and a treat for your valentine. (more...)

Mardi Gras at New Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

New Theatre, in association with the Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras, is presenting the award-winning comedy THE LITTLE DOG LAUGHED by Douglas Carter Beane, playing 7 February to 4 March 2017. (more...)

Idina Menzel to Embark on 2017 World Tour!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

BWW has learned that Grammy and Tony Award winner Idina Menzel is embarking on a world tour to 50+ cities this year! (more...)

Tyler Perry to Receive 5th Annual PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD for Favorite Humanitarian
by TV News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

CBS and The People's Choice Awards announced today that Tyler Perry will receive the fifth annual People's Choice Award for Favorite Humanitarian, presented by Enterprise Rent-A-Car, during the PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2017 (more...)

Idina Menzel's Global Tour to Stop in Atlanta This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

After releasing her fifth solo studio album idina. last fall, Tony Award-winning superstar Idina Menzel announced today that she will head out on a 50+ city global spring & summer tour, including  a one-night only show at Atlanta's famed Fox Theatre on Saturday, July 22 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Idina Menzel Brings Tour to the Fabulous Fox Theatre in August
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

After releasing her fifth solo studio album idina. last fall, Tony Award-winning superstar Idina Menzel announced today that she will head out on a 50+ city global spring & summer tour that will include a stop at the Fabulous Fox Theatre on Tuesday, August 15 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Major Attaway to Star as Genie in ALADDIN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Disney's Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical, is pleased to announce that Major Attaway, curRent Genie standby in the Broadway company, will take over the role full-time beginning Tuesday, February 21, 2017. (more...)

Stoner Comedy DOOBIOUS SOURCES Available on Cable VOD and Digital HD Today
by Movies News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Doobious Sources, LLC and Gravitas Ventures have announced the Cable VOD and Digital HD release of Clif Lord's DOOBIOUS SOURCES. (more...)

Brandon Victor Dixon Reflects on Mike Pence's Controversial Visit to HAMILTON
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

In the interview, the two time Tony nominee, curRently starring as Aaron Burr in the hit Broadway musical HAMILTON, reflects back at a controversial visit from Vice President-elect Mike Pence last November. (more...)

Christine Ebersole, Brandon Uranowitz, and More Coming to Feinstein's/54 Below
by Contests - Broadway - Jan 16, 2017

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination. Tickets & Info: (646)-476-3551. 254 W 54th St. Celalr, NYC 10019 (more...)

PARAMOUR Stars Will Be High-Flying Headliners at BROADWAY AT W This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

This Sunday, January 22nd, Broadway at W kicks off the 2017 Season with the high-flying return of Broadway's Cirque du Soleil Paramour. (more...)

BrightSide Theatre's Youth Project Presents THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE, JR.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

BrightSide Theatre, Naperville's only professional theatre performing in the historic downtown district, is pleased to announce its fifth production of the BrightSide Theatre Youth Project with the musical -Thoroughly Modern Millie Jr.  Directed by BrightSide Artistic Director Jeffrey Cass and playing March 11-19, 2017 at the Theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall at North Central College, 31 S. Ellsworth Street in Naperville, tickets are on sale now atwww.BrightSideTheatre.com or by calling 630-447-TIXS (8497).  (more...)

BWW Review: 17 Years Later RENT Revivals in Brazil
by Claudio Erlichman - Jan 16, 2017

Universal, translated into more than 22 languages and presented in more than 100 cities, Rent gets a new Brazilian production with presentations on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. How do you count one year of your life? The winner of the 4 Tony Awards (Best Musical, Best Song, Best Original Score and Best Supporting Actor), Rent tells a year in the lives of eight young people who have to face the adventures and misadventures of their loves, friendships, conflicts, financial problems, sexuality and the struggle with human finitude. More than a musical, Rent is a chain of love! (more...)

BWW Review: Innovative INTO THE WOODS Examines 'Happily Ever After' at Connor Palace
by Roy Berko - Jan 16, 2017

Contemporary musical theater and jazz, are two major contributions to the arts of the world that have come from the United States. Originally filled with escapist reviews and song and dance shows, with no story or purpose other than to entertain, the American musical has evolved into a format to tell tales of importance (HAMILTON), highlight sociological and societal changes (HAIR) and make pleas for understanding (Rent). (more...)

3-D Theatricals' ONCE ON THIS ISLAND to Sail to Redondo Beach and Cerritos PAC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

From the creators of Broadway's RAGTIME and SEUSSICAL, 3-D Theatricals will present the eight-time Tony nominated ONCE ON THIS ISLAND. (more...)

Carly Honfi to Join California Pops Orchestra for MAGICAL BROADWAY HITS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

California Pops Orchestra, the country's only all-request pops orchestra, begins the new year with 'Magical Broadway Hits' at Cupertino's Flint Center, featuring guest vocalist Carly Honfi. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 15, 2017
by - Jan 15, 2017

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

Billy Porter of KINKY BOOTS Fame Marries Partner Adam Smith
by Julie Musbach - Jan 15, 2017

In an exclusive interview with People Magazine, Billy Porter announced his marriage to longtime partner Adam Smith. 'We're looking forward to understanding and learning how to share your life with somebody,' Porter was quoted. 'I'm really thrilled to figure out what that means - together, with my soul mate!' (more...)

13th Street Repertory Theatre Will Present NAIVE IN NYC: A CABARET
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2017

The show features New York's finest band of misfits, as they take you on the journey of the hundreds of millennials who relocate to New York daily. Featuring songs from Waitress, Spring Awakening, SMASH, Heathers, Rent and many more. The talented cast has been featured on National tours, Cruise lines, Paper Mill Playhouse, La Mirada Theatre and original cast recordings. I mean.... What else is there to do on a weeknight? So come and watch as we get you buzzed on laughter and FREE WINE. (more...)

Virginia Gay Leads CALAMITY JANE at Hayes Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2017

One Eyed Man Productions in association with Neglected Musicals and Hayes Theatre Co present Virginia Gay in CALAMITY JANE. Playing at Hayes Theatre Co from March 8, the full cast of CALAMITY JANE has been announced.  (more...)

GableStage To Premiere Pulitzer Prize Winning Play BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2017

JANUARY 21 THRU FEBRUARY 19 GABLESTAGE at the Biltmore presents the Southeastern Premiere of The Winner of the 2015 PULITZER PRIZE FOR DRAMA and 2015 New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Play 2015 Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Play 2015 Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding New Off-Broadway Play 2015 Off Broadway Alliance Award for Best New Play BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY by Stephen Adly Guirgis (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 14, 2017
by - Jan 14, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 14 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Photo Flash: Take a Look at 2Cents' Off-Kilter Production BRILLIANT TRACES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

2Cents Theatre presents BRILLIANT TRACES, written by Cindy Lou Johnson and directed by Kristen Boule.  BRILLIANT TRACES will preview on Saturday, January 7 at 8pm & Sunday, January 8 at 7pm and will open on Friday, January 13 and run through Sunday, February 11 at the Underground Theatre, 1314 N. Wilton Place in Hollywood.   (more...)

HAMILTON Original Broadway Cast Recording Surpasses 1 Million in U.S. Sales
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The Original Broadway Cast Recording, HAMILTON: AN AMERICAN MUSICAL, curRently No. 6 on the Billboard 200 chart, has now surpassed 1 million in U.S. album sales (more...)

'MARGARITAVILLE', THE COLOR PURPLE, WAITRESS and More on Tap for Broadway in New Orleans' 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The East Jefferson General Hospital Broadway in New Orleans 2017 - 2018 season was announced today. Presented by the New Orleans Theatre Association, the new season will play at the historic Saenger Theatre in downtown New Orleans beginning fall 2017. (more...)

Latina Playwright Alisha Espinosa to Bring A CRISIS CALLED NEW YORK to FRIGID Festival  
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Emerging Latina playwright, Alisha Espinosa, brings A Crisis Called New York, via Step 1 Theatre Project, to the FRIGID Festival. (more...)

Omni New York, and River Park Residences Is Proud of Its Commitment to its Tenants and the City
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

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Stuff to Take Center Stage in Geoff Sobelle's THE OBJECT LESSON at NYTW; Tickets on Sale Now!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Tickets for THE OBJECT LESSON, the third production of the New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) 2016/17 Season, are now on sale. (more...)

Life Is Beautiful! Roundabout's CABARET to Play the Princess of Wales Theatre This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

David Mirvish will present the national tour of Sam Mendes (Spectre, American Beauty) and Rob Marshall's (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) Tony Award-winning production of CABARET. CABARET will play a strictly one-week engagement, February 14 - 19 at the Princess of Wales Theatre. (more...)

SOMETHING ROTTEN National Tour to Launch in Boston
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Broadway In Boston announced today that tickets for the national tour of the hilarious new musical Something Rotten!, will go on sale to the public this Sunday, September 11, 2016.  Boston will be the official launch city of the Something Rotten! tour with a limited two week engagement at the Boston Opera House January 17-29, 2017 as part of the 2016/2017 Lexus Broadway In Boston Season.  Something Rotten! is directed and choreographed by Tony® Award winner Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon, Aladdin), with music and lyrics by Grammy® Award winner and Tony® Award nominee Wayne Kirkpatrick and Golden Globe® Award and Tony® Award nominee Karey Kirkpatrick. Book by Tony® Award nominees Karey Kirkpatrick and best-selling author John O'Farrell. (more...)

Photo Flash: Maltz Jupiter Theatre Presents THE PRODUCERS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

The Maltz Jupiter Theatre has just the solution for you this season with the hit Broadway blockbuster The Producers, set to take the Theatre by storm January 10 through 29. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD at The Barn Stage Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Presented by The Barn Stage Company, in association with Temecula Presents, this all-star production of Jason Robert Browns' Songs For A New World opens tonight at the Old Town Temecula stage for 4 nights only, January 12-15! (more...)

ALL THE FINE BOYS, Starring Abigail Breslin, Begins on Valentine's Day Off-Broadway; Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

The New Group presents the world premiere of All the Fine Boys, a new play from writer and director Erica Schmidt, featuring Abigail Breslin, Isabelle Fuhrman, Joe Tippett and Alex Wolff. (more...)

BROADWAY NOIRE: MAKE THEM HEAR YOU Celebrates African American Musical Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Broadway Noire: Make Them Hear You is a celebration of African American Musical Theater.  Broadway Noire: Make Them Hear You will take you on a journey with music from the 1920's through the present! (more...)

West End Leading Lady Joins GHOST THE MUSICAL UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Carolyn Maitland will join Bill Kenwright's production of the timeless story of love, despair and hope, GHOST - THE MUSICAL, in the part of Molly alongside Andy Moss as Sam. (more...)

Taye Diggs and Jenny Parsinen to Choreograph Benefit Workshop of 'THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Celebrated star of stage and screen Taye Diggs and Jenny Parsinen (Allegiance) will choreograph the benefit workshop production of Keenan Scott II's powerful and moving play thoughts of a COLORED MAN on a day when the sun set too early, from February 4-6, 2017 at Royal Family Performing Arts Space (145 West 46th Street, 3rd Floor). (more...)

Prototype: Opera/Theatre/Now and French Institute Alliance Française Present SILENT VOICES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

The Prototype: Opera/Theater/Now festival and The French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF), New York's premiere French cultural center, present Silent Voices on Saturday, January 14 and Sunday January 15 at FIAF's Florence Gould Hall.  (more...)

ECI Selected by Idaho Regional Optical Network to Upgrade Its Network and Lay the Path to Future SDN Networks
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

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Mile Square Theatre Presents YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Mile Square Theatre, Hudson County's leading professional theatre, presents the popular family musical comedy You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown. Opening MST's 2nd season in its new space, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown maintains MST's high standards for quality family theatre, and kicks off an eclectic season with a classic musical. (more...)

Molly Pope, Alison Fraser and More Set for SANCTUARY Inaugural Ball at HERE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

SANCTUARY, a home for feminist/queer/minority theatre, will take up residence at HERE beginning on Inauguration Day, January 20th as part of the Sublet Series. (more...)

Rockport Mortgage Corporation Provides $95 Million Loan for Summit Plaza Apartments in Jersey City, NJ
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

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Back by Popular Demand, DreamWrights' Open Mic Night
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

DreamWrights' inaugural Open Mic Night held last August was such a success that not only is it being featured again, but also the age limit for the event has been lowered. Aspiring entertainers 16 years and older are invited to share their talents, whether it be music, spoken word, comedy, etc. , at this Open Mic Night hosted by DreamWrights Center for Community Arts. Relax in the lounge-style setting while enjoying performances from members of the local community. (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Rockland/Westchester Awards Winners Announced - Chris Manetakis, BJ Markus, NEXT TO NORMAL and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 10, 2017

Votes are cast; polls are closed; and results have been tabulated! This was our biggest year yet! After a record number of voters in more than 75 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is very excited to announce the 2016 Rockland/Westchester winners! Thanks to all who voted, and huge congratulations to all the winners! (more...)

BWW Interview: Renowned Actress SALOME JENS Talks About Doing WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION at Group rep
by Don Grigware - Jan 10, 2017

Actress Salome Jens certainly needs no introduction. She has starred on Broadway, in film and on television over the years creating a mystique that is original and totally alluring. The very sound of her voice holds me captive. She will open at Group rep in NoHo on January 27 in the classic Witness for the Prosecution. I caught up with her during her busy schedule, and here's what she had to say about the play and the new production. (more...)

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