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Cabrillo Music Theatre's THE LITTLE MERMAID to Swim into TOCAP This SummerCabrillo Music Theatre's THE LITTLE MERMAID to Swim into TOCAP This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

Now Cabrillo Music Theatre brings this amazing story to life with THE LITTLE MERMAID, live on stage! This is not simply a children's show - it's a brand-new fully-developed Broadway musical, in the spirit of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, THE LION KING, and MARY POPPINS, and Cabrillo Music Theatre's production will be the first in the region! (more...)

BWW Review: ROOF OF THE WORLD at Kansas City Repertory TheatreBWW Review: ROOF OF THE WORLD at Kansas City Repertory Theatre
by Alan Portner - Mar 9, 2016

Tech aspects first class... story too complex (more...)

Photo Flash: First Rehearsal Shot for Marvel's GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2Photo Flash: First Rehearsal Shot for Marvel's GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2
by TV News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

MARVEL'S GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2 is slated to hit U.S. theaters on May 5, 2017. James Gunn took to Twitter earlier today to post the first rehearsal image from the film, along with the caption, 'Hooked on a feeling (that we're in rehearsals).' Check it out below!  (more...)


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Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with A LITTLE NEW MUSIC, Returning to Rockwell This WeekPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with A LITTLE NEW MUSIC, Returning to Rockwell This Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2016

LA's popular concert series A LITTLE NEW MUSIC, featuring the latest songs in new musical theater, returns to Rockwell: Table & Stage tomorrow, Tuesday, March 8 with an exciting new program of songs from writers across the nation. Check out photos of ALNM in rehearsal below! (more...)

Seize the Day! NEWSIES National Tour Will Play Final Performance This FallSeize the Day! NEWSIES National Tour Will Play Final Performance This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2016

Disney Theatrical Productions announced today that following the conclusion of the NEWSIES North American tour on October 2, 2016, multiple regional productions of the show will commence in summer 2017, in response to overwhelming public demand. (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Mar. 6Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Mar. 6
by Audition Roundup - Mar 6, 2016

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, March 6, 2016 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)

Sylvester Stallone Joining GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2?Sylvester Stallone Joining GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2?
by Movies News Desk - Mar 4, 2016

According to People, the ROCKY and CREED star was recently seen in Atlanta, GA with a GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2 script in hand before heading to the set. No word on who Stallone might be playing - though the report notes it could be the father of Star-Lord (Chris Pratt). Kurt Russell, who recently joined the cast, was also rumored for the role. (more...)

Erik Altemus and More to Join American Pops Orchestra in 'MAKE SOMEONE HAPPY' This MayErik Altemus and More to Join American Pops Orchestra in 'MAKE SOMEONE HAPPY' This May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

Maestro Luke Frazier and The American Pops Orchestra - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - are proud to present the closing concert of their successful inaugural season. MAKE SOMEONE HAPPY: A 60s Cocktail Party will debut at the George Washington University's Lisner Auditorium on Friday, May 6th at 8:00 PM. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Prospect Theater Company's DEATH FOR FIVE VOICESPhoto Flash: First Look at Prospect Theater Company's DEATH FOR FIVE VOICES
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

Prospect Theater Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Cara Reichel and Managing Director Melissa Huber, presents the NYC premiere of DEATH FOR FIVE VOICES now through April 17, at The Sheen Center, 18 Bleecker Street. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

LUMA: ART IN DARKNESS Exhibit Opens 4/14 at Capitol Center for the ArtsLUMA: ART IN DARKNESS Exhibit Opens 4/14 at Capitol Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

The Capitol Center for the Arts presents LUMA: Art in Darkness Thursday, April 14, at 7:30pm. Tickets for this family-friendly and mesmerizing evening of illuminated illusions start at $25 and are on sale now. (more...)

Cast Announced for Disney's NEWSIES National Tour Engagement at San JoseCast Announced for Disney's NEWSIES National Tour Engagement at San Jose
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

Casting has been announced for the San Jose engagement of Disney's NEWSIES. The Tony Award-winning production will begin performances at the Center for the Performing Arts (255 Almaden Blvd.) on Tuesday, May 10 for a limited engagement through Sunday, May 15. (more...)

Tony Winner Lena Hall to Lead Broadway Artists Alliance Master ClassTony Winner Lena Hall to Lead Broadway Artists Alliance Master Class
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

Broadway Artists Alliance will welcome Tony Winner Lena Hall on Sunday, April 3rd  at Telsey + Company. Students will have the opportunity to work with and receive performance feedback from Hall, and from Telsey's Pat Goodwin. Registration is open to new and returning students. (more...)

Daniel Goldstein, Jenn Thompson, Gabriel Barre and More to Helm Shows at Goodspeed in 2016Daniel Goldstein, Jenn Thompson, Gabriel Barre and More to Helm Shows at Goodspeed in 2016
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

Two-time Tony Award-winning Goodspeed Musicals has assembled five exciting teams to transform their diverse season of musicals from page to stage. (more...)

Frank Wildhorn, Jeremy Jordan & Rob Evan to Help 'Make-A-Wish' Come True at Tarrytown Music HallFrank Wildhorn, Jeremy Jordan & Rob Evan to Help 'Make-A-Wish' Come True at Tarrytown Music Hall
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2016

Broadway composer Frank Wildhorn (Jekyll and Hyde, The Scarlet Pimpernel, The Civil War, Bonnie and Clyde) is bringing "Frank and Friends" to the historic Tarrytown Music Hall (13 E. Main St. Tarrytown, NY) on Friday night, April 8, 2016 at 8pm. Proceeds from the show (ticket prices range from $35 to $175) will benefit Make-A-Wish Hudson Valley.  To order tickets, visit http://www.tarrytownmusichall.org.  Rob Evan (Jekyll and Hyde, Les Miserables, Disney's Tarzan) and Jeremy Jordan (Newsies, Rock of Ages, Bonnie and Clyde) are scheduled to appear with Wildhorn at the benefit. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 3/15/2016 - 3/22/2016Hottest Articles on BWW 3/15/2016 - 3/22/2016
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 3/15/2016 - 3/22/2016. (more...)

Photo Flash: Chris Farah Hosts A LITTLE NEW MUSIC 11 at Rockwell: Table & StagePhoto Flash: Chris Farah Hosts A LITTLE NEW MUSIC 11 at Rockwell: Table & Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

LA's consistently popular concert series A LITTLE NEW MUSIC, featuring the latest new musical theater songs, returned on Tuesday, March 8, to another sold out house at Rockwell: Table & Stage with an exciting program of music from writers across the nation. BroadwayWorld has photos from the concert below! (more...)

Margot Robbie to Portray Controversial Olympic Skater Tonya Harding in Upcoming BiopicMargot Robbie to Portray Controversial Olympic Skater Tonya Harding in Upcoming Biopic
by TV News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

Margot Robbie will take on the role of disgraced Olympic skater Tonya Harding in the upcoming biopic I, TONYA. (more...)

Cabrillo Music Theatre to Suspend Production Following THE LITTLE MERMAIDCabrillo Music Theatre to Suspend Production Following THE LITTLE MERMAID
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

It is with great sorrow that the Board of Directors of Cabrillo Music Theatre announced today that it will suspend its productions at the conclusion of the 2015-2016 season, following the production of THE LITTLE MERMAID, running July 15-24, 2016. (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway Legend Patricia Morison Celebrates 101st BirthdayPhoto Flash: Broadway Legend Patricia Morison Celebrates 101st Birthday
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

Best friend and host director John Bowab, Charlotte Rae, Janis Paige, critic Sylvie Drake, Peter White, Anne Jeffreys and Marty Wiviott of the Pantages Theatre, were among the select industry elite on hand to celebrate film and Broadway legend and icon, Patricia Morison's 101st birthday this week. Scroll down for photos from the celebration! (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 3/18; 'Chilling' THE PILLOWMAN in Maine, LUNA GALE at CPH and More!Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 3/18; 'Chilling' THE PILLOWMAN in Maine, LUNA GALE at CPH and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 18, 2016

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature the top 10 stories in Norfolk, Cleveland, Austin and more. Check out featured list, which includes a 'chilling' THE PILLOWMAN in Maine, LUNA GALE at Cleveland Play House, and Tarzan at Georgetown Palace Theater, just to name a few. (more...)

Jeff Award Nominee Replaces Jason Gotay in Prospect Theater's DEATH FOR FIVE VOICESJeff Award Nominee Replaces Jason Gotay in Prospect Theater's DEATH FOR FIVE VOICES
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

Prospect Theater Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Cara Reichel and Managing Director Melissa Huber, has announced that due to a scheduling conflict Nathan Gardner will replace the previously announced Jason Gotay in the principal role of Carlo Gesualdo for the premiere of Death for Five Voices from March 24 - April 17, at The Sheen Center, 18 Bleecker Street, NYC. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Alexander Skarsgard Stars in THE LEGEND OF TARZANVIDEO: First Look - Alexander Skarsgard Stars in THE LEGEND OF TARZAN
by Movies News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

Alexander Skarsgard stars in THE LEGEND OF Tarzan, hitting theaters July 1, 2016. Below, check out the second official trailer for the action adventure! (more...)

BWW Review: TARZAN Swings Into the Heart of Georgetown, TXBWW Review: TARZAN Swings Into the Heart of Georgetown, TX
by Amy Bradley - Mar 15, 2016

The Palace's full time technical director, Ron Watson, directs the musical Tarzan, which can easily be described as technical theatre at its best. The multi-leveled stage, with its large moving set pieces and high platforms brings the audience into the jungle with the gorillas and their unexpected friends. The attention to detail is exemplified by the set design not only on the stage, but through its extension into the theater itself. The rafters are lined with vines and a creative zip-line allows actors to amaze and shock the audience while swinging the length of the theater above viewers. (more...)

James Monroe Iglehart Hosts TDF's 2016 Gala, Honoring Disney Theatrical & Thomas Schumacher, TonightJames Monroe Iglehart Hosts TDF's 2016 Gala, Honoring Disney Theatrical & Thomas Schumacher, Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

Theatre Development Fund (TDF), the not-for-profit service organization for the performing arts, will honor Disney Theatrical Productions and Thomas Schumacher, its president and producer, at TDF's Gala tonight, March 14 at Manhattan's historic Gotham Hall (1356 Broadway @ 36th Street, NYC). (more...)

Collegiate Theatrics: University of Memphis' CODY RUTLEDGECollegiate Theatrics: University of Memphis' CODY RUTLEDGE
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 10, 2016

Whew! We need a vacation already, so you can only imagine how Cody, the guy with the enormous heart and brilliant imagination must feel! So, here's some quick and sage advice for you: Buy yourself some Cody Rutledge stock and watch its value increase, even as his reputation as both an actor and as a scenic designer continues to grow. (more...)

Bobby G Awards Announces List of 40 Participating SchoolsBobby G Awards Announces List of 40 Participating Schools
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2016

The Bobby G Awards celebrates Colorado high-school theatre through the Denver Center for the Performing Arts.  They have released the list of 40 participating schools for the fourth annual awards to be presented on Thursday, May 26, at the Buell Theatre. Check out the list below! (more...)

A LITTLE NEW MUSIC Slates 11th Concert at Rockwell: Table & StageA LITTLE NEW MUSIC Slates 11th Concert at Rockwell: Table & Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2016

LA's popular concert series featuring the latest songs in new musical theater returns to Rockwell: Table & Stage on Tuesday, March 8 with a fresh, diverse program from writers across the nation. (more...)

Congressional Chorus to Present TINSELTOWN: A HOLLYWOOD CABARETCongressional Chorus to Present TINSELTOWN: A HOLLYWOOD CABARET
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2016

Put on your swankiest outfit, grab a cocktail and join us for a glamorous evening of entertainment as our 85 singers and dancers and a hot seven-­piece band recreate some of the most memorable musical moments from the silver screen. (more...)

Lena Hall, Marcus Choi and More Set for BROADWAY SESSIONS This WeekLena Hall, Marcus Choi and More Set for BROADWAY SESSIONS This Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2016

This Thursday, March 3rd, BROADWAY SESSIONS welcomes Tony award winner Lena Hall and more. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Robert Klein Hosts FROM MOSES TO MOSTEL at The Town HallPhoto Coverage: Robert Klein Hosts FROM MOSES TO MOSTEL at The Town Hall
by Stephen Sorokoff - Feb 28, 2016

The Town Hall presented From Moses to Mostel: A History of The Jews (According to Musical Theater), a premiere chronological history of the Jewish people as depicted on stage and in song and Broadwayworld was there. Hosted by comedian/actor/singer Robert Klein and written by playwright Glen Berger, From Moses to Mostel also featured musical director Frank London and an ensemble of special guests, including The Klezmatics, performing music from Broadway, off-Broadway, Yiddish Theatre and more. (more...)

Jason Gotay, Manna Nichols & Nicholas Rodriguez to Star in Prospect Theater's DEATH FOR FIVE VOICESJason Gotay, Manna Nichols & Nicholas Rodriguez to Star in Prospect Theater's DEATH FOR FIVE VOICES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2016

Prospect Theater Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Cara Reichel and Managing Director Melissa Huber, has announced principal casting for the premiere of Death for Five Voices, inspired by the life of Renaissance composer and murderer Carlo Gesualdo, from March 24 - April 17, at The Sheen Center, 18 Bleecker Street, NYC. (more...)

Lucia Mann Pens RENTED SILENCELucia Mann Pens RENTED SILENCE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Author Lucia Mann, has released her book inspired by true events, 'Rented Silence.' She hopes to bring awareness and advocacy towards Human Trafficking policies. (more...)

NEWSIES National Tour Breaks Box Office Record in MinneapolisNEWSIES National Tour Breaks Box Office Record in Minneapolis
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2016

Hennepin Theatre Trust announced today that the Bank of America Broadway on Hennepin Season engagement of Disney's NEWSIES set a box office record for the highest-grossing one-week theatrical engagement at the historic Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis. The award-winning musical grossed sales of $1,448,779.50 for the week ending Feb. 14, 2016 and attracted more than 20,000 patrons to the West Downtown MPLS Cultural District (WeDo) during its eight performances. (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Prospect Theater Company's DEATH FOR FIVE VOICESBWW TV: Watch Highlights from Prospect Theater Company's DEATH FOR FIVE VOICES
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 8, 2016

Prospect Theater Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Cara Reichel and Managing Director Melissa Huber, presents the NYC premiere of DEATH FOR FIVE VOICES now through April 17, at The Sheen Center, 18 Bleecker Street. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Scoop: DANCING WITH THE STARS on ABC - Monday, April 11, 2016Scoop: DANCING WITH THE STARS on ABC - Monday, April 11, 2016
by - Apr 7, 2016

Get all the scoop on DANCING WITH THE STARS, airing on ABC on Monday, April 11, 2016! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from Prospect Theater Company's DEATH FOR FIVE VOICESSTAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from Prospect Theater Company's DEATH FOR FIVE VOICES
by Stage Tube - Apr 7, 2016

Prospect Theater Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Cara Reichel and Managing Director Melissa Huber, presents the NYC premiere of DEATH FOR FIVE VOICES now through April 17, at The Sheen Center, 18 Bleecker Street. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Tickets to NEWSIES Return Chicago Engagement on Sale Next WeekTickets to NEWSIES Return Chicago Engagement on Sale Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

Broadway In Chicago has announced individual tickets for the return engagement of Disney's NEWSIES will go on sale to the public on Tuesday, April 12. Back by popular demand, Disney's NEWSIES will play the Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W Randolph) July 28 through August 7, 2016. (more...)

Cabrillo Music Theatre to Relaunch 2016-17 Season at Thousand Oaks Civic Arts PlazaCabrillo Music Theatre to Relaunch 2016-17 Season at Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

The Board of Directors of Cabrillo Music Theatre has announced that the company has secured donations from members of the community, which will allow it to continue production of the 2016-2017 season! (more...)

Cast Announced for Disney's NEWSIES, Coming to Seattle This MonthCast Announced for Disney's NEWSIES, Coming to Seattle This Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

Casting has been announced for the Seattle engagement of Disney's NEWSIES.   The Tony Award-winning production will begin performances at The Paramount Theatre on Tuesday, April 26 for a limited engagement through Sunday, May 1. (more...)

BWW Preview:  DEARLY BELOVED... A Concert Tribute to Purple Rain Benefit Arts for All at 42West on 5/16BWW Preview: DEARLY BELOVED... A Concert Tribute to Purple Rain Benefit Arts for All at 42West on 5/16
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 27, 2016

Jacob Langfelder, along with two-time TONY and GRAMMY nominated producer Michael J. Moritz Jr. will present a one night only encore performance of DEARLY BELOVED... A Concert Tribute to Purple Rain, on Monday, May 16th at 8 p.m. at 42West to benefit Arts for All. (more...)

Lena Hall, Robin De Jesus & More Will Pay Tribute to Prince at 42West in MayLena Hall, Robin De Jesus & More Will Pay Tribute to Prince at 42West in May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Jacob Langfelder, along with two-time TONY and GRAMMY nominated producer Michael J. Moritz Jr. (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, On The Town, Big Fish, A Night With Janis Joplin), will present a one night only encore performance of DEARLY BELOVED... A Concert Tribute to Purple Rain, on Monday, May 16th at 8 p.m. at 42West (514 West 42nd Street, www.42WestNY.com). (more...)

Gulfshore Playhouse to Present THE WHO AND THE WHATGulfshore Playhouse to Present THE WHO AND THE WHAT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Gulfshore Playhouse (www.GulfshorePlayhouse.org) - Southwest Florida's premier professional theatre - is pleased to announce its upcoming production of The Who and the What, a poignant and funny play about identity, religion, and the contradictions that make us who we are from Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Ayad Akhtar, scheduled for April 30 through May 15 at The Norris Center in Naples. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Meet Zachary Sayle of the NEWSIES TourSTAGE TUBE: Meet Zachary Sayle of the NEWSIES Tour
by Stage Tube - Apr 20, 2016

Meet Zachary Sayle, playing Crutchie in the North American Tour of NEWSIES!  Check out the video below! (more...)

BWW Interview: Actor KEVIN MASSEY Loves Doing A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDERBWW Interview: Actor KEVIN MASSEY Loves Doing A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER
by Don Grigware - Apr 20, 2016

A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder at the Ahmanson Theatre. He chats with us about the challenges of playing the role and other theatrical interests. What is the biggest challenge in playing Monty 8 times a week? Staying hydrated!  I have to make sure I drink enough water during the day. I hardly have a chance to drink any water during the course of the show, because I am onstage 99% of the time!   (more...)

Roy Williams' SOUL Sets Cast, Creative Team & ChoirsRoy Williams' SOUL Sets Cast, Creative Team & Choirs
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

This summer, Royal & Derngate Northampton and Hackney Empire will co-produce the world premiere of Soul, a new play by Roy Williams about the family life of soul legend Marvin Gaye. Directed by James Dacre and designed by Jon Bausor, Soul takes to Northampton's Royal stage from Friday 20 May to Saturday 11 June, before its run at Hackney Empire from Wednesday 15 June to Sunday 3 July. (more...)

Jen Cody, Hunter Foster, Josh Grisetti, Ann Harada, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Julia Murney, Ken Page and More Headed to The Muny's 98th SeasonJen Cody, Hunter Foster, Josh Grisetti, Ann Harada, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Julia Murney, Ken Page and More Headed to The Muny's 98th Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

BroadwayWorld is excited to report that The Muny has announced a star-stuffed first round of principal cast members for its spectacular 98th season! (more...)

Prolific Composer James Newton Howard to Receive BMI's 2016 Icon AwardProlific Composer James Newton Howard to Receive BMI's 2016 Icon Award
by TV News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

Broadcast Music, Inc.® (BMI®), the global leader in music rights management, will present the BMI Icon Award for outstanding career achievement to prolific composer James Newton Howard at the Company's 2016 Film & Television Awards. (more...)

VIDEO: ALADDIN, LION KING Among Highlights of DWTS' 'Disney Night'!VIDEO: ALADDIN, LION KING Among Highlights of DWTS' 'Disney Night'!
by TV News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

It was Disney Night on Week 4 of DANCING WITH THE STARS, and like prior years, the broadcast was one of the highlights of Season 22 thus far. (more...)

Disney's NEWSIES Coming to Sacramento, 4/12-17Disney's NEWSIES Coming to Sacramento, 4/12-17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

The Sacramento premiere of Disney's NEWSIES opens Tuesday, April 12 at 8:00 PM at the Community Center Theater for a limited engagement through Sunday, April 17. In Sacramento, NEWSIES will play Tuesday and Wednesday at 8:00 PM; Thursday at 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM; Friday at 8:00 PM; Saturday at 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM; and Sunday at 2:00 PM. (more...)

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