Broadway's Best Set for NJPAC's 20th Annual Spotlight Gala Honoring Stephen Sondheim
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2015

In 1930 Manhattan, George and Ira Gershwin opened 'Strike Up the Band' on Broadway, while ingenue Ethel Merman stepped into the spotlight in 'Girl Crazy.' Not far from the glow of the marquees, Etta and Herbert Sondheim became the co-producers of a son who would revolutionize American musical theater. (more...)

Jason Danieley Reveals Wife Marin Mazzie's Battle with Ovarian Cancer; Assures She Will Be 'Back in Action'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2015

In his September 27th entry of his blog, The Danieley Digest, titled 'I Am Woman Hear Me Roar!', Broadway veteran Jason Danieley revealed the news that his wife, three-time Tony Award nominee Marin Mazzie, has been battling ovarian cancer. (more...)

THE VISIT's Jason Danieley Will Be Broadway's Next 'Billy Flynn' in CHICAGO
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2015

BroadwayWorld has just learned that the Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical Chicago will welcome Jason Danieley in the role of Billy Flynn beginning Tuesday, October 13 at the Ambassador Theatre (219 W. 49th St., NYC). (more...)

Broadway's Best Set for NJPAC's 20th Annual Spotlight Gala Honoring Stephen Sondheim
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2015

In 1930 Manhattan, George and Ira Gershwin opened 'Strike Up the Band' on Broadway, while ingenue Ethel Merman stepped into the spotlight in 'Girl Crazy.' Not far from the glow of the marquees, Etta and Herbert Sondheim became the co-producers of a son who would revolutionize American musical theater. (more...)

A Brief Appreciation For Oscar Levant, Soon To Be Played By Sean Hayes
by Michael Dale - Sep 16, 2015

'There's a thin line between genius and insanity. I have erased this line.' (more...)

MTC MainStage's 2015-16 Season to Open with EVITA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2015

Music Theatre of Connecticut MainStage, Fairfield County's award-winning professional theatre company, opens its 2015/2016 season with Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's 'Evita.' Performances are October 16-November 1, Fridays at 8pm, Saturdays at 4pm and 8pm, Sundays at 2pm, at Music Theatre of Connecticut, 509 Westport Avenue (behind Nine West) in Norwalk, CT. Tickets range from $35-$55 and are available by calling 203.454.3883 or visiting www.musictheatreofct.com (more...)

Breaking News: Andy Karl, Chuck Cooper, Judy Kaye, Brad Oscar, and Ron Raines Join Megan Hilty in ANNIE GET YOUR GUN; Second Performance Added!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2015

New York City Center adds second performance of Irving Berlin's Annie Get Your Gun: In Concert starring Megan Hilty on Wednesday, October 28 at 7:30pm. The previously announced performance on October 27 is part of City Center's annual Gala. Three years after starring in the Encores! production of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Megan Hilty returns to City Center as Annie Oakley in this concert staging of Irving Berlin's classic 1946 musical. Hilty will be joined by a Tony-honored cast including Andy Karl, Chuck Cooper, Judy Kaye, Brad Oscar, and Ron Raines. (more...)

The Dallas Opera Presents FIRST SIGHT FASHION SHOW AND LUNCHEON, 2015-2016 Season Kickoff Event, Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2015

There will almost be as much couture candy to see in the audience as there will be on the runway as Dallas fashionistas gather at FIRST SIGHT FASHION SHOW AND LUNCHEON, The Dallas Opera's fantastic 2015-2016 Season kick-off event! The C. Vincent Prothro Lobby in the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House will be transformed into a fashion venue complete with runway and Dallas' most glamorous models donning designs. Featured will be the latest from British luxury brand Mulberry, for which a boutique opened this year at NorthPark Center. The extravagant event is chaired by Ellen and Don Winspearwith Honorary chairs Mrs. Micki Rawlings and The Honorable Michael S. Rawlings; Mrs. Rawlings is also the luncheon chair.          (more...)

Megan Hilty Stars in ANNIE GET YOUR GUN Tonight in Concert at Encores!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2015

New York City Center presents Irving Berlin's ANNIE GET YOUR GUN: IN CONCERT starring Megan Hilty tonight, October 27, and tomorrow, October 28, at 7:30pm. Tonight's performance is part of City Center's annual Gala. (more...)

Nevada Ballet Theatre Presents A BALANCHINE CELEBRATION, 11/7
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2015

Nevada Ballet Theatre (NBT) is proud to present A Balanchine Celebrationas the Company's opening performance at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts for its 2015-2016 season. Each piece will be accompanied by a full orchestra featuring members of the Las Vegas Philharmonic, under the direction of guest conductor, Leif Bjaland. Performances will take place on Saturday, November 7 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, November 8 at 2 p.m. with tickets starting at $29. Tickets can be ordered by calling The Smith Center Box Office at (702) 749-2000 or by visiting www.nevadaballet.org. (more...)

3 MEN AND A BABY... GRAND! and More Set for Kravis Center's 'Adults at Leisure' Series
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2015

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts is launching the annual Adults at Leisure Shows in mid-December and running through early April. Presented in Dreyfoos Hall, this affordable series offers convenient show times, captivating entertainers and options ranging from sultry soloists to Broadway highlights. (more...)

J. Bernard Calloway to Star in DR. SEUSS' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

BroadwayWorld can officially report the complete cast and creative team for The Old Globe's 18th annual production of DR. SEUSS' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS, starring J. Bernard Calloway in the title role! (more...)

THE VISIT's Jason Danieley Becomes Broadway's Latest 'Billy Flynn' in CHICAGO Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2015

The Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical Chicago welcomes Jason Danieley in the role of 'Billy Flynn' beginning tonight, October 13, at the Ambassador Theatre (219 W. 49th St., NYC). (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 10/11/2015
by BWW - Oct 11, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/11/2015 for Washington, DC (more...)

Nevada Ballet Theatre Presents A BALANCHINE CELEBRATION This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2015

Nevada Ballet Theatre (NBT) is proud to present A Balanchine Celebrationas the Company's opening performance at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts for its 2015-2016 season. Each piece will be accompanied by a full orchestra featuring members of the Las Vegas Philharmonic, under the direction of guest conductor, Leif Bjaland. Performances will take place tonight, November 7 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, November 8 at 2 p.m. with tickets starting at $29. Tickets can be ordered by calling The Smith Center Box Office at (702) 749-2000 or by visiting www.nevadaballet.org. (more...)

J. Bernard Calloway to Star in DR. SEUSS' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

BroadwayWorld can officially report the complete cast and creative team for The Old Globe's 18th annual production of DR. SEUSS' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS, starring J. Bernard Calloway in the title role! (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth Opens Up On Being Adopted: 'The Biggest Blessing of Them All'
by TV News Desk - Nov 23, 2015

In honor of November 21st being National Adoption Day, star of stage and screen, Kristin Chenoweth, shared her personal experience of being an adopted child with WhoSay. (more...)

BWW Review: New York Pops Salutes Harlem Renaissance With Montego Glover, Capathia Jenkins and Sy Smith
by Michael Dale - Nov 18, 2015

An evening of great orchestral jazz featuring three sophisticated ladies. (more...)

J. Bernard Calloway Stars in DR. SEUSS' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS, Opening Tonight at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2015

The Old Globe's 18th annual production of DR. SEUSS' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS, starring J. Bernard Calloway in the title role, opens tonight, November 12, 2015 and will run through December 26th. (more...)

Tony Awards Close-Up: DAMES AT SEA's Randy Skinner Has Tapped His Way to Another Nomination!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 21, 2016

Randy Skinner is a tap dancing master and his resume is proof of it. The four-time Tony nominee just earned a nod for his work on DAMES AT SEA (Best Choreography) and he is just as happy about it as he was the first time! (more...)

BWW Review: With Class and Clarity, Christine Andreas Brings the Music and Madness of CAFE SOCIETY to Feinstein's/54 Below
by Alix Cohen - Mar 5, 2016

In her new show, Café Society at Feinstein's/54 Below, Christine Andreas doesn't so much sing “Puttin' On the Ritz” (Irving Berlin) as personify it, channeling the attitude and era in which it was conceived. With just a tad of hip action, tipping shoulders, and an elongated ssss, the artist shares a really good time. “So, where are we going after the show . . . to Harlem's Savoy or The Copa? (The Copacabana) . . . ” This evening is about the late 1920s to the early '60s “an ongoing party of glamour and excess . . . when everybody was listening to the same music.” (more...)

Catalina Bar & Grill to Present Alexis Gershwin in GERSHWIN SINGS GERSHWIN, 3/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

Catalina Bar & Grill will present singer ALEXIS GERSHWIN, the niece of the iconic American composer and lyricist, GEORGE & IRA GERSHWIN, in a 75-minute musical journey and salute to her uncle's music in a show entitled 'GERSHWIN SINGS GERSHWIN,' backed by The Gershwin Singers & Band, under the musical direction of Steven Applegate, to be presented One Night Only on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 8:30 p.m. at Catalina Bar & Grill; 6725 West Sunset Boulevard (just east of North Highland Avenue); Los Angeles, CA 90028. There is $20 Cover Charge, plus dinner or a two-drink minimum per person. Valet Parking is available. (more...)

Long-Empty Times Square Theatre Said To Be Sold To Singapore-Based Oracle Projects International
by Michael Dale - Mar 2, 2016

Oracle Special Projects says it specializes in "delivering complete customized turnkey solutions for world-class special events, permanent installations and landmark attractions around the world." (more...)

Rubicon Theatre to Present WHO COULD ASK FOR ANYTHING MORE? Concert, 4/2-3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

The Janet and Mark L. Goldenson Broadway Musical Concert Series at Rubicon Theatre Company continues in its second year with a weekend concert celebrating one of the most significant and popular American songwriting teams of all time, George and Ira Gershwin. WHO COULD ASK FOR ANYTHING MORE? will be presented for two nights only on Saturday, April 2 and Sunday, April 3. (more...)

BWW Review: EMBRACEABLE YOU Brings Gershwin Revival to Servant Stage Company
by Marakay Rogers - Mar 11, 2016

Director Daniel Stargel, music director Andy Roberts and a group of the area's better-known actors who sing and singers who act bring Gershwin live on stage for all generations. (more...)

Three-Time Tony Nominee Marin Mazzie in Remission Following Battle with Ovarian Cancer
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

The day just got a little brighter for the Broadway community this afternoon. (more...)

Broadway Palm Concert Series to Kick Off with RHAPSODY & RHYTHM - THE GERSHWIN CONCERT EXPERIENCE!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

Broadway Palm's 2016 Concert Series will begin with Rhapsody & Rhythm - The Gershwin Concert Experience. Hitting the stage for three performances only on January 31 and February 1, 2016, this musical celebration of one of the greatest songwriting teams in history is a one of a kind and entertaining concert that is not to be missed. (more...)

ROCK OF AGES, THE MUSIC MAN and More Set for the Carnegie's 2016-17 Theatre Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

The Carnegie's 2016-17 Theatre Series Season promises high-energy performances, great musical numbers, and plenty of humor. (more...)

Beth Leavel & More to Join American Showstoppers in Honoring Cole Porter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

AMERICAN SHOWSTOPPERS - featuring Fred Barton & His Orchestra and starring a cast of today's best Broadway performers - will present "An Evening with Cole Porter" at Pace University's Schimmel Center in New York on Friday, March 4 at 7:30 PM and then Kingsborough Community College's Goldstein Center in Brooklyn on Saturday, March 5 at 8:00 PM.  The cast of outstanding Broadway performers includes Beth Leavel (Tony Award winner for The Drowsy Chaperone), Sean McGibbon, Paula Leggett Chase, Damon Kirsche, Karen Murphy and Jesse Luttrell in addition to the Scott Thompson Dancers. The show is produced, orchestrated, conducted and hosted by Fred Barton with direction and choreography by Scott Thompson. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 14, 2016
by - Jan 14, 2016

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...)

Eliza Leoni & Sharon Rietkerk to Bring 'Julie and Carol at Carnegie Hall' to Feinstein's at the Nikko, 3/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

In 1962, Julie Andrews and Carol Burnett made history with their iconic TV special 'Julie and Carol at Carnegie Hall.' They followed their smashing success with hit specials in 1971 and 1989. Now, they come to Feinstein's at the Nikko for one performance - Wednesday, March 9 at 7 p.m. - as played by Sharon Rietkerk (Julie) and Eliza Leoni (Carol). Enjoy the very best of the duo's work in all three specials, including gorgeous medleys, relentless teasing, and full dance choruses (as performed by just two women on the Feinstein's stage). You'll feel like you're spending an evening with the icons - right down to their signature accents - in this hilarious celebration of lifelong friendship. With David Brown on piano. Tickets for Julie and Carol at Carnegie Hall are $27.50 and available now by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketweb.com. (more...)

Jason Danieley Returns to Broadway's CHICAGO Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

The Broadway company of the Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical Chicago welcomes back Jason Danieley in the role of Billy Flynn beginning tonight, February 29, at the Ambassador Theatre. NFL Legend and Heisman Trophy winner Eddie George played his final performance in the role yesterday, February 28. (more...)

Jason Danieley Plots Return to Broadway's CHICAGO
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2016

The Broadway company of the Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical Chicago will welcome back Jason Danieley in the role of Billy Flynn beginning Monday, February 29 at the Ambassador Theatre, it was announced today. NFL Legend and Heisman Trophy winner Eddie George plays his final performance in the role on Sunday, February 28. (more...)

Lisa Howard and John Bolton Join AMERICAN SHOWSTOPPERS Tribute to Cole Porter
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2016

Broadway stars Lisa Howard (It Shoulda Been You) and John Bolton (A Christmas Story: The Musical) are joining the cast of AMERICAN SHOWSTOPPERS featuring Fred Barton & His Orchestra in 'An Evening with Cole Porter' next month. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 12, 2016
by - Feb 12, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 12 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW Review: This Year's BROADWAY AT GOOD THEATER Is Bigger, Brighter, and Bolder!
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Dec 7, 2015

The annual Christmastime musical revue which the Good Theater presents has grown incrementally bigger, more complex, more sparkling, and more striking each season. This year's two-hour songfest, written and directed by Brian P. Allen, is dedicated to the musicals of the 1930s and with some dozen performers and an excellent musical combo, the evening proves a delightful tribute to the great American songwriters and a cheerful way to ring in the holidays. (more...)

Drayton Festival Theatre Celebrates 25th Anniversary with THE MUSIC MAN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2015

Strike Up the Band and march over to Drayton for the most anticipated show of the summer! The Drayton Festival Theatre ends its 25th Anniversary Season on a high note with a grand-scale production of Meredith Willson's The Music Man, which entertains audiences of all ages through August 29th. (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth Set for 'Making of DESCENDANTS' Disney Channel Special Tonight
by TV News Desk - Aug 9, 2015

'Descendants: Set It Off,' a half-hour special that takes viewers behind-the-scenes during the making of Disney's hit movie 'Descendants,' will be presented TONIGHT, AUGUST 9 (9:30 p.m. ET/PT) on Disney Channel. (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth Launches US Tour from Park City, Utah Today; Check Out Full Itinerary!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2015

Kristin Chenoweth has a big year ahead! Not only did the 'popular' 2015 Tony nominee host theatre's biggest night this June, but starting today, August 8, she's launching a coast-to-coast US tour! (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth Set for 'Making of DESCENDANTS' Disney Channel Special, 8/9
by TV News Desk - Aug 7, 2015

'Descendants: Set It Off,' a half-hour special that takes viewers behind-the-scenes during the making of Disney's hit movie 'Descendants,' will be presented SUNDAY, AUGUST 9 (9:30 p.m. ET/PT) on Disney Channel. (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth to Lend Voice to New Animated MY LITTLE PONY Film
by TV News Desk - Aug 7, 2015

Broadway star Kristin Chenoweth will lend her voice to an upcoming animated film based on Hasbro's MY LITTLE PONY toy line. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 29, 2015
by - Aug 29, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 29 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Photo Flash: THE MUSIC MAN Closes Drayton Festival Theatre's 25th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

Strike Up the Band and march over to Drayton for the most anticipated show of the summer! The Drayton Festival Theatre ends its 25th Anniversary Season on a high note with a grand-scale production of Meredith Willson's The Music Man, which entertains audiences of all ages through August 29th. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: THE MUSIC MAN Celebrates Opening Night at Drayton Festival Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

Performers, patrons and friends from around the province flocked to the Drayton Festival Theatre on Sunday, August 9th for the opening of the Drayton Festival Theatre's 25th Anniversary production of THE MUSIC MAN. Scroll down for photos from the gala! (more...)

Rosie's Theatre Kids Will Honor Kristin Chenoweth at 2015 Gala!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2015

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Rosie's Theatre Kids will honor 2015 Tony nominee Kristin Chenoweth at its annual Gala Celebration. This year's event will be held on November 2, and will be hosted by Rosie O'Donnell herself. (more...)

Utah Symphony Announces More Details for 2016 Deer Valley Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

Utah Symphony | Utah Opera today announced three additional performances and an additional soloist for its 2016 Deer Valley Music Festival. (more...)

Boston Landmarks Orchestra Announces Full Schedule for Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

(Boston, MA)--Inspired by the people, artists, and heritage of a great city, the Boston Landmarks Orchestra (LO) under the direction of Music Director Christopher Wilkins, and Executive Director Jo Frances Meyer  announces its 2016 season of free concerts at the DCR's Hatch Shell at the Esplanade.  (more...)

Boston Landmarks Orchestra Announces 2016 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

Inspired by the people, artists, and heritage of a great city, the Boston Landmarks Orchestra (LO) under the direction of Music Director Christopher Wilkins, and Executive Director Jo Frances Meyer announces its 2016 season of free concerts at the DCR's Hatch Shell at the Esplanade.  (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Broadway Couple Marin Mazzie & Jason Danieley Live Stream from Home!
by Stage Tube - Apr 18, 2016

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, 3-time Tony Award nominee Marin Mazzie will assume the role of Anna Leonowens in its Tony Award-winning production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I beginning Tuesday, May 3 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). Just blocks away, her husband, Jason Danieley, is starring as Billy Flynn in Chicago. Below, watch as the couple talks to fans in a Facebook Live chat that they hosted this morning! (more...)

Arnie Burton, Emily Robinson, Jon Tenney and Jennifer Westfeldt to Lead BIG SKY World Premiere at the Geffen
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

Great news tonight! Geffen Playhouse has just announced a starry cast for its world premiere production of BIG SKY, written by Pulitzer Prize finalist Alexandra Gersten-Vassilaros. (more...)

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