Riverdance on Tour

West End Comedy THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Bound for Australia
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Olivier Award-winning theatre company Mischief Theatre are bringing their comedy masterpiece The Play That Goes Wrong to Australia for the first time from February next year. (more...)

Jasmine Cephas Jones, Reverend Billy and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances from November 9-20. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Neville Dance Theatre to Present EXPOSED in Brooklyn This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2016

Neville Dance Theatre, a NY-based theatrical dance company with contemporary innovation, presents the works of Brenda Neville and guest choreographers Billy Blanken and Ursula Verduzco. The program, titled EXPOSED, will feature four world premieres-ensemble works Exposed and Blessed by Neville, Epidermis a duet by Verduzco, and Brahm's Double Concerto a quintet by Blanken. EXPOSED will have two performances on November 5 at 3:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at The Actors Fund Arts Center in Brooklyn. (more...)

Now A Folsom Tradition AN IRISH CHRISTMAS Returns for Three Performances
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

As seen on PBS- and on Stage One of the Harris Center, where the show has become an established part of the holiday season in Folsom-An Irish Christmas returns for three shows November 25 & 26.  This celebration of Christmas in Ireland offers superb music-making, an award-winning cast of Irish dancers and a night that sparkles with life, dance and the singing of Christmas carols. '...Magical... glorious Irish music... electric... remarkable... pure joy... a great Irish night! - ...The capacity crowd...nearly brought the house down at the end of the evening!' (The Irish Herald). (more...)

Very Merry Holiday Special Available Now Through Jan. 1 at Blumenthal Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

The Blumenthal Performing Arts "Very Merry Holiday Special" is back and continues through Jan. 1. During this holiday season special, and while supplies last, ticket buyers will receive free parking with their purchase to select performances and seating for many upcoming Broadway shows, as well as concerts and special attractions presented by Blumenthal Performing Arts. (more...)

BWW Previews: Billboard's Top World Artist Winner CELTIC THUNDER Rumbles In To The McCallum Theatre
by David Green - Nov 3, 2016

Through the generosity of Brooke and Dan Koehler, the McCallum Theatre presents Celtic Thunder on Friday, November 4, at 8:00pm. Celtic Thunder is an Irish singing group and stage show known for its eclectic, theatrical style show. In 2007, producer Sharon Browne filmed the first Celtic Thunder show in Dublin. The concept featured men from Ireland and Scotland, and songs celebrating a common Celtic heritage, from the traditional to international hits and original pieces. Accompanied by the Celtic Concert Orchestra, Celtic Thunder has become a household name around the world, with recent ventures into Australia and South Africa. With the airing of their first Public Television special in 2008, Celtic Thunder consistently remains one of the most popular musical shows for stations throughout the U.S.  (more...)

The Providence Performing Arts Center and The VETS Announce Cyber Monday Savings
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

The Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) and The VETS are pleased to announce that the Theatres will participate in Cyber Monday on November 28.  All ticketing purchasing* fees at www.ppacri.org and www.thevetsri.com will be waived, by using the code NOFEEPPAC28 for PPAC shows and NOFEEVETS28 for The VETS' shows. Please note that PPAC's $3 per ticket restoration charge and The VETS' $3 per ticket facility fee are still included in the final purchasing price. (more...)

Irish Arts Center Presents Winter Solstice at Symphony Space
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Irish Arts Center brings its annual holiday celebration of Irish, American, and world music, dance and storytelling with Mick Moloney, Athena Tergis, and a cast of America's top Irish and world musicians to Symphony Space, December 16-17. (more...)

There Are Lots of Special Shows Coming up at WBT This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

WBT has announced its lineup of shows for the upcoming winter season. See a full schedule below. For tickets, call 914-059-2222 or visit: www.BroadwayTheatre.com.  (more...)

RIVERDANCE 20th Anniversary Tour to Stop at the Orpheum in March
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

Moya Doherty has announced that Riverdance - The 20th Anniversary World Tour, back by popular demand, will play a strictly limited engagement at the Orpheum Theatre from Friday, March 24, 2017 - Sunday, March 26, 2017. (more...)

Sonoran Desert Chorale to Present DESERT VOICES OF CHRISTMAS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

At this most beautiful season of the year, music connects us to feelings of hope and joy and an appreciation of the miraculous.  The Chorale translates those feelings into song accompanied by brass, percussion, and two of the mightiest organs in the Valley.  Continuing with our exploration of the music of Ireland and the British Isles, we sing many pieces steeped in this tradition.  Musical styles range from medieval to contemporary, offering lush melodies - familiar and new, with beautiful lyrics presented by a rich blend of 60 voices. (more...)

Darrah Carr Dance to Premiere CELTIC JAZZ TRYST at Irish Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

Irish Arts Center will welcome back Bessie Award-nominated Darrah Carr Dance in Celtic Jazz Tryst, November 18-20. (more...)

PIPES OF CHRISTMAS Festive Annual Concerts to Return This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

The Pipes of Christmas annual concerts return for an eighteenth season with performances in New York on Saturday, December 17 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. at Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, and in Summit, New Jersey on Sunday, December 18 at 3:00 p.m. at Central Presbyterian Church. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016


Dance Enthusiast Presents Caribbean Dance Artists At Gibney Dance
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Join host Christine Jowers,  Editor of The Dance Enthusiast and Caribbean artists, Candace Thompson (Trinidad & Tobago), Nelida Tirado (Puerto Rico), Nadia Dieudonne (Haiti), and  Davalois Fearon (Jamaica) for a stellar evening of performance & conversation as they introduce us to a one-of-a kind insider experience into the beauty and complexity of Caribbean culture and performance.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Paramount Theatre Presents Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

No matter your age, no matter your experience with the story, no matter if you believe in mermaids or not, you and your family will want to be front and center when the curtain goes up on the Paramount Theatre's magical new production of Disney's The Little Mermaid, November 23, 2016 through January 8, 2017. (more...)

BWW Dance Top Stories You Might Have Missed
by - Mar 3, 2017

Happy Friday, BWW Dance! Here are the top dance stories from around the BroadwayWorld you might have missed this week! (more...)

Riverdance 20th Anniversary World Tour Stops in Memphis
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Moya Doherty is proud to announce that Riverdance - The 20th Anniversary World Tour, back by popular demand, will play a strictly limited engagement at the Orpheum Theatre from Friday, March 24, 2017 - Sunday, March 26, 2017. Tickets for the international Irish dance phenomenon are on sale now and available for purchase online at the official Orpheum Theatre website, www.orpheum-memphis.com, the Orpheum Box Office (901.525.3000), and Ticketmaster (901.743.ARTS). Celebrating an extraordinary milestone for an incredible show, The Edinburgh Evening News raves about Riverdance - The 20th Anniversary World Tour, "As for the flaws? Well, there simply aren't any. Here's to another 20 years!" (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 16, 2017
by - Mar 16, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 16 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Phoenix Best, Ta'Nika Gibson and Zonya Love to Star in All-New DREAMGIRLS at TUTS; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Theatre Under The Stars is excited to introduce the cast for its upcoming production of DREAMGIRLS. (more...)

Eccles Center Announces 2017- 2018 Broadway Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Tonight the curtain was raised on the Zions Bank 2017-2018 Broadway at the Eccles season which includes the long-anticipated Utah debut of Hamilton. (more...)

BWW Review: RIVERDANCE the 20th Anniversary Tour Charms at The Oncenter Crouse Hinds Theater
by Natasha Ashley - Mar 1, 2017

The international Irish dance phenomenon, Riverdance, is delighting Syracuse audiences at the Crouse Hinds Theater. Now in its 20th year, it's easy to see why this dazzling production remains so popular and beloved. Under the fabulous direction of John McColgan, the dancers, musicians, and singers give captivating and high energy performances that leave us wanting more. (more...)

Westchester Broadway Theatre Announces Schedule of Special Events
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

WBT has announced its schedule of upcoming special events. See the entire lineup below. With questions visit: www.BroadwayTheatre.com  (more...)

HAMILTON Anchors Hobby Center's 2017-18 Season, Featuring New Jimmy Buffett Musical, SCHOOL OF ROCK and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Today, BBVA Compass Broadway at the Hobby Center announced its line-up of shows for the new 2017-2018 season.  HAMILTON will play its Houston engagement April 24-May 20, 2018, and anchor the BBVA Compass Broadway Season with five other shows, all of which will be Houston premieres.  (more...)

KINKY BOOTS, ONCE, STOMP and More Set for Tampa's Broadway Series Packages
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Did you know Tampa's Ruth Eckerd Hall offers Broadway Series Packages? The best part is you can customize your package to suit your schedule and budget. (more...)

T'Shan Williams, David Albury, and More Announced for UK Premiere of THE LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

Full casting of the hit Broadway musical, The Life, includes John Addison (Jojo), David Albury (Fleetwood), Jalisa Andrews (Chichi), Matthew Caputo (Oddjob), Lawrence Carmichael (Snickers), Omari Douglas (Slick), Aisha Jawando (Carmen), Thomas-Lee Kidd (Bobby), Charlotte Reavey (April), Jo Servi (Lacy), Lucinda Shaw (Tracy), Johnathan Tweedie (Theodore), T'Shan Williams (Queen) and Joanna Woodward (Mary). They join the previously announced musical theatre stars Sharon D. Clarke (Sonja), who was recently appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2017 Queen's New Year Honours for services to drama, and Cornell S. John (Memphis). (more...)

LOVE NEVER DIES, SCHOOL OF ROCK, WAITRESS and More Set for Broadway in Fort Lauderdale's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

Broadway in Fort Lauderdale is proud to announce its 26th season of showcasing Broadway's greatest hits with a six-show subscription package that is power-packed with musical blockbusters. (more...)

Berkeley Rep Announces Casting of MONSOON WEDDING
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the 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...)

Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston to Present A LITTLE BIT OF IRELAND
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston will present "A Little Bit of Ireland" -- a feast of Irish music, folk dancing, and light-hearted comic blarney - for three performances only during St. Patrick's Day weekend, March 11-12th, 2017.  This annual musical celebration of St. Patrick's Day, conceived and directed by Reagle's producing artistic director Bob Eagle, is a heartfelt homage to the Emerald Isle featuring a pinch of Irish tenors, a touch of Riverdance and a rousing visit to an Irish pub.  (more...)

'Lord of the Dance' Michael Flatley Confirmed to Perform at Trump's Inauguration
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

'Lord of the Dance' Michael Flatley is confirmed to perform at Donald Trump's inauguration tomorrow. (more...)

Irish Band Lunasa Celebrates 20 Years At Carnegie Hall, Featuring Singer Karan Casey
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2017, Irish super group Lunasa gives a festive performance at Carnegie Hall on Friday, March 3 at 8:30 p.m. in Zankel Hall. The concert features singer Karan Casey, one of the most innovative and provocative voices in Irish folk music today. (more...)

Broadway's J.L. Williams to Open with RIVERDANCE Tonight in Fort Myers
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Riverdance- the Anniversary Tour returns to the USA from January to June 2017. J.L. Williams rejoins the ongoing 20th Anniversary tour and will be featured for the first time as the "Baritone Soloist" who sings "Freedom/Heal Their Hearts" as well as reprising his role as one of two African American tap dancers with Tyler Knowlin in the showstopping number "Trading Taps". Williams made his Riverdance debut back in the fall of 2015 in Canada. He also played the northwest of America and a limited engagement in Dublin this past summer. (more...)

BWW Review: CINDERELLA at The Playhouse - A Lavish, Luxurious Production Fit For Any Age!
by Greer Firestone - Feb 9, 2017

This is not the CINDERELLA from our childhood. Wise people reconfigured the fantasy tale into a lavish contemporary production that coalesced with gorgeous and stunning technical aspects that make this a memorable theatrical experience for any age. (more...)

RIVERDANCE Comes to Fifth Third Bank Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta is proud to announce that Riverdance - The 20th Anniversary World Tour, back by popular demand, will play a limited engagement at Atlanta's Fox Theatre from May 5-7 as part of the 2016/2017 season. (more...)

Kravis Center Promises An Entertainment-Packed March With Numerous Concerts, Shows & Superstar Performers
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts continues its star-packed 25th anniversary season in March 2017 with amazing performances from Hollywood to Bollywood, several fascinating lectures, two of Broadway's biggest hits, and the much-anticipated return of Michael Feinstein & the Kravis Center Pops Orchestra. (more...)

Steve Earle to Make Off-Broadway Acting Debut in SAMARA at Soho Rep; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

At the Mezzanine Theatre at the A.R.T./New York Theatres (502 W 53rd Street), Soho Rep. is pleased to present the world premiere of Richard Maxwell's Samara, commissioned by Artistic Director Sarah Benson. In a departure, Maxwell, who has directed nearly all 20 of his plays, is handing over the directorial duties to Benson. Maxwell's work was seen previously at Soho Rep. in 2001 with Cavemen and in 1999 with Cowboys and Indians. (more...)

BWW Review: RIVERDANCE 20 at The Playhouse
by Greer Firestone - Feb 23, 2017

What has consumed 400,000 bottles of water, 50,000 rolls of self-grip tape by company physiotherapists, created 60 marriages netting 88 babies born (and more on the way)? (more...)

Friends of Celts To Present The First Annual Arizona International Celtic Music and Microbrew Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Party like an Irishman by jigging on down to the 1st Annual Arizona International Celtic Music & Microbrew Festival to be held on Saturday and Sunday, March 11 and 12, 2017 in The Backyard at the Arizona State Fairgrounds, 1826 West McDowell Road and 17th Avenue (please enter the Fairgrounds at West Monte Vista Road and 19th Avenue), Phoenix, AZ  85007 from 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. daily.  (more...)

Women of Ireland to Take the Eisemann Center Stage Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Lovers of Celtic music are in for an enchanting evening when Women of Ireland takes to the Eisemann Center stage. (more...)

Mairtin O'Connor to Play Irish Arts Center This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Legendary accordion player Mairtin O'Connor brings his remarkable trio to Irish Arts Center on March 30 for a vibrant evening of tunes that will redefine your understanding of Irish traditional music. (more...)

Renowned Tap Dancer Collaborates with High School to Bring Tap and Live Music Home
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

The Ridge High School Dance Department and Basking Ridge Native turned international tap dance phenomenon Hillary-Marie Atkinson come together to present the world-premiere of VIBE in Basking Ridge, NJ on March 5, 2017. (more...)

Paramount Theatre to Bring Beauty to Sondheim's Dark Musical SWEENEY TODD
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Some, others, many and bloody well everyone need to strap themselves in for Paramount Theatre's bold new production of Sweeney Todd-The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. (more...)

Film & TV Composer Brian Byrne Signs Exclusive Publishing Agreement with Music Sales Corporation
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Music Sales Corporation (part of the Music Sales Group which includes G. Schirmer/AMP, Inc.) is pleased to announce the signing of Golden Globe nominated film composer and songwriter Brian Byrne to an exclusive publishing agreement. (more...)

RIVERDANCE Dances to the Van Wezel
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

The international Irish dance phenomenon is back by popular demand with Riverdance-The 20th Anniversary World Tour at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on Tuesday, January 24 at 8PM and Wednesday, January 25 at 2PM and 8PM. (more...)

20th Anniversary World Tour of RIVERDANCE to Play the Palace
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Back by popular demand, Riverdance - The 20th Anniversary World Tour will play a limited engagement at Palace Theater May 12-14. (more...)

SWAN LAKE, The Midtown Men, WEST SIDE STORY and More Coming Up This Spring at MPAC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Scroll down for the latest list of events running April - June at Mayo Performing Arts Center. An additional event will be added in June, with details to be announce shortly! (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...)

by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 21, 2017

A big GOOD MORNING shout-out to today's eye-poppingly gorgeous cover models - the beautiful and talented Tosha Pendergrast and her equally dreamy husband Benjamin Pendergrast, who start off their morning by catching up on the latest theatrical dish while listening to the score of Legally Blonde, Tosha's next choreographic assignment for Pull-Tight Players before she heads off to teach dance, among other things, at Christ Presbyterian Academy. (more...)

Broadway in Atlanta Offering Student Rush for RIVERDANCE at Fox Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Local college students looking to experience an evening of iconic Irish dancing are in for a treat as Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta is offering a special $25 Student Rush Ticket for the debut engagement of Riverdance - The 20th Anniversary World Tour, playing at Atlanta's Fox Theatre May 5-7 as a 2016/2017 season special. (more...)

BWW Feature: Northeast Florida Premieres A NEW BRAIN at The 5 & Dime
by Heather Vollman - Apr 11, 2017

The northeast Florida premiere of William Finn and James Lapine's A NEW BRAIN (1998) opens April 21st at The 5 & Dime's new, permanent space off East Adams Street in Jacksonville's core. A NEW BRAIN carries risks, much akin to that of the lead character's brain condition, but Josh Waller's soaring voice as Gordon Schwinn complemented by the fluid sound of a strong ensemble should top your to-do list next week. (more...)

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