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Did Broadway Alum Brian Justin Crum Move On to AMERICA'S GOT TALENT Finals? Find Out!
by TV News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

After many weeks of competition, the 10 finalists for the 11th Season of NBC's AMERICA'S GOT TALENT were announced last night. (more...)

GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER to Welcome Original Broadway Stars on Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder announced today that three members from the original Broadway Production - Kristen Hahn, Jennifer Smith, and Catherine Walker - will join the cast of the First National Tour. (more...)

VIDEO: Broadway Alum Brian Justin Crum Takes On 80's Classic on AMERICA'S GOT TALENT Semifinals
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

Broadway alum Brian Justin Crum continued his amazing journey on NBC's AMERICA'S GOT TALENT last night. Below, watch his performance of Tears for Fears' 'Everybody Wants To Rule The World.' (more...)

Betsy Morgan, Kurt Boehm, Skye Mattox and More Join Arena Stage's CAROUSEL; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the complete company for Carousel directed by Artistic Director Molly Smith, with music by Richard Rodgers and book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. (more...)

Andrew Samonksy, Jason Graae, Beverly Ward and More to Star in MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Concert at Rubicon
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

The 2015-16 Janet and Mark L. Goldenson Broadway Musical Concert Series at Rubicon Theatre Company concludes with a concert presentation of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG. (more...)

Disney's Broadway-Bound FROZEN Gets New Director & Creative Team
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Disney's Broadway-bound musical FROZEN has a new creative team in place. Tony winning director Michael Grandage will take the helm of the production, replacing Alex Timbers, who departed the show in August. (more...)

THE MOST MISERABLE CHRISTMAS TREE Holiday Musical to Premiere This December in Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

The Most Miserable Christmas Tree, a new fun-filled family holiday musical, will receive its World Premiere this December at Bay Ridge's Narrows Community Theater, celebrating its 45th Anniversary Season. (more...)

John Barrowman Hosts and More Tickets Released for DISNEY'S BROADWAY HITS
by Marianka Swain - Sep 20, 2016

John Barrowman has been confirmed as the performing emcee for the European premiere of Disney's Broadway Hits at the Royal Albert Hall next month, as a small number of extra tickets are released for this hugely popular show. (more...)

Casting Complete for PARTY PEOPLE at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

The Public Theater announced complete casting today for the New York Premiere of PARTY PEOPLE by UNIVERSES (Steven Sapp, Mildred Ruiz-Sapp, and William Ruiz a.k.a Ninja. Developed and directed by Liesl Tommy with choreography by Millicent Johnnie, PARTY PEOPLE begins performances on Tuesday, November 1 and runs through Sunday, December 4, with an official press opening on Tuesday, November 15. (more...)

New Illustrated Bibliography Showcases the Works of Tarzan's Creator, Edgar Rice Burroughs
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Edgar Rice Burroughs Inc. today announced the release of the long-awaited definitive bibliography of the Master of Adventure by longtime Burroughs scholar Dr. Robert B. Zeuschner. The illustrated hardbound volume ships today in two hardbound editions. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Jenn Gambatese Leading the Class in Broadway's SCHOOL OF ROCK
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Jenn Gambatese moved to the front of the class in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Broadway smash hit School of Rock - The Musical on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 in the role of Principal Rosalie Mullins. BroadwayWorld has a first look at her in action below! (more...)

Rufus Bonds, Jr. Replaces Norm Lewis in MAN OF LA MANCHA at 5th Avenue Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Broadway's Rufus Bonds, Jr. will be tilting at windmills on The 5th Avenue Theatre stage when he takes over the role of Don Quixote in Man of La Mancha. Bonds was recently seen as Porgy in The Gershwins' Porgy & Bess in London's West End, and was a member of the original Broadway casts of RENT and Parade. (more...)

VIDEO: Broadway Alum Brian Justin Crum Covers 'Man In the Mirror' on AMERICA'S GOT TALENTS Finals
by TV News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

During last night's Finals of NBC's AMERICA'S GOT TALENT, Broadway alum Brian Justin Crum showed off his powerful vocals with a stunning cover of Michael Jackson's 'Man in the Mirror.' (more...)

Willemijn Verkaik Returns to WICKED this January!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

WICKED, the award-winning West End musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is pleased to welcome back Willemijn Verkaik as 'Elphaba' and Sue Kelvin as 'Madame Morrible' from Monday 30 January 2017. Sarah McNicholas will also join the cast as 'Nessarose' on the same date. (more...)

Janis Dardaris to Star in 'MOTHER COURAGE' at Quintessence
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Quintessence Theatre Group continues producing progressive classic theatre and launces its seventh season with David Hare's translation of Bertolt Brecht's Mother Courage and Her Children, with original music by Michael Friedman. (more...)

BWW Interview: Back to School [of Rock] with Horace Green's New Lady in Charge- Jenn Gambatese!
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 10, 2016

She has talked to apes, crooned Elvis' greatest hits and done time at the big dollhouse. Now Jenn Gambatese is back on Broadway, and this time she's ready to rock. (more...)

comScore Announces Official Worldwide Box Office Results for Weekend of July 31, 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2016

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Photo Flash: Broadway Catches Some Zzzs for Saturday Intermission Pics!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2016

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for what has become one of the theatre community's most beloved traditions- BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup! This week's edition features some backstage shots from the Broadway company of Cats, The Phantom of the Opera and more! (more...)

'GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE' to Bring Comedy to Starlight Theatre Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

The Tony Award winner for Best Musical in 2014, A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder, takes cheeky musical comedy to a whole new level when it takes the stage at Starlight Theatre on Aug. 9-14. The hilarious hit musical is Starlight's seventh show of the 2016 Broadway season - and the fifth national touring production to make its Kansas City premiere at the iconic outdoor theatre this summer! (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Company to Stage Summer Youth Production of IN THE HEIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

Rubicon Theatre Company presents the summer youth production of the inspiring and exhilarating 2008 Tony Award-winning musical In the Heights with music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, actor-composer-lyricist of Broadway's sensational Hamilton. (more...)

Kyle Selig, Ron Bohmer, Kerry O'Malley and More to Look to the Stars in OCTOBER SKY at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team of the West Coast premiere of OCTOBER SKY, which will blast off the Globe's 2016-2017 Season with a tale of boys, rockets, and big dreams. (more...)

Jenn Gambatese to Rule the School as New Principal in Broadway's SCHOOL OF ROCK
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

Just in, Jenn Gambatese will rule the school in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Broadway smash hit School of Rock - The Musical on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 when she succeeds Sierra Boggess as Principal Rosalie Mullins. (more...)

Official Trailer - SPACE DOGS: ADVENTURE TO THE MOON
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

Epic Pictures Group will release SPACE DOGS: ADVENTURE TO THE MOON in select cities on August 26, National Dog Day.  The film is the sequel to the beloved global hit Space Dogs 3D, which grossed over $30M worldwide.  The announcement was made today by Epic Pictures Group CEO Patrick Ewald and Co-Founder Shaked Berenson.  (more...)

SPACE DOGS: ADVENTURE TO THE MOON Movie Landing at Arizona Theaters This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

On August 26th 2016, otherwise known as National Dog Day, get ready for the journey of a lifetime with the "Space Dogs: Adventure to the Moon"! (more...)

Moonlight Youth Theatre Offers Theatre Internships for Students
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

Moonlight Cultural Foundation announces its new internship program through Moonlight Youth Theatre in partnership with the Vista Education Foundation. The year-round program will offer several internship opportunities for local middle and high school youth who are interested in musical theatre production and design. (more...)

Exclusive Breaking News: Disney to Film NEWSIES Live in August; Jeremy Jordan & Kara Lindsay to Return
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Now IS the time to seize the day! BroadwayWorld has learned that Disney will film NEWSIES this August, at the Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles. Returning for the filming will be original Broadway cast members Jeremy Jordan and Kara Lindsay. The production, currently on tour plays the Pantages from Aug. 30, 2016 - Sept. 4, 2016. There is no word yet if the production is headed towards the big or small screen, or who else might be joining or re-joining the cast for the filming. (more...)

Super Bowl Champ Shannon Sharpe Joins FOX Sports
by TV News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

Three-time Super Bowl Champion and Pro Football Hall of Famer Shannon Sharpe joins FOX Sports to face his biggest opponent yet: Skip Bayless. (more...)

Spreckels Theatre Company Announces 2016 -2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

The acclaimed and award-winning Spreckels Theatre Company in Rohnert Park, Calif. has announced its upcoming season, presented in its two theaters at Spreckels Performing Arts Center in Rohnert Park, Calif. (more...)

Jenn Gambatese Starts Her Tenure in Broadway's SCHOOL OF ROCK Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

Jenn Gambatese will rule the school in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Broadway smash hit School of Rock - The Musical beginning tonight, August 9, 2016, when she succeeds Sierra Boggess as Principal Rosalie Mullins. (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 7
by Audition Roundup - Aug 7, 2016

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, August 7, 2016 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)

Starry Royal Court Announced for THE BROADWAY PRINCE PARTY at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

After six sold-out 'Broadway Princess Parties,' the time has come for Broadway's favorite leading men to stand in the spotlight in The Broadway Prince Party at Feinstein's/54 Below! (more...)

Elementary Schools Selected for Disney Musicals in Schools Program with Dr. Phillips
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Dr. Phillips Center Florida Hospital School of the Arts announces the four local area elementary schools that have been selected to participate in the inaugural Disney Musicals in Schools program. Participating in the 2016 – 2017 school year are Bonneville Elementary (Orange County), Winegard Elementary (Orange County), Lake Orienta Elementary (Seminole County) and Kissimmee Elementary (Osceola County). At an Orientation event in January 2017, these schools will select the a Disney musical of their choice from the “KIDS” licensing collection. The rehearsals will officially start in January 2017, culminating with performances the following May. (more...)

BWW Interview - Broadway Alum Brian Justin Crum Talks AMERICA'S GOT TALENT Experience
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 30, 2016

Broadway alum Brian Justin Crum speaks exclusively with BWW about his experience on the talent competition and shares his hope that his performances spread 'a message of love' to the global TV audience. (more...)

SOUND BITES 4.0 is Calling All Writers and Composers!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

Theatre Now New York has announced it is accepting online submissions for SOUND BITES 4.0, a 10-minute musical theatre festival and benefit, now through Saturday, October 1, 2016. The festival offers composers, lyricists, and librettists the opportunity to showcase their work in front of theatre-goers and industry professionals. (more...)

Crónica de un musical mexicano en el New York Musical Festival
by Lola Arruti - Aug 29, 2016

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NEWSIES to Hold Digital Lottery for Pantages Run
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

The highly anticipated Los Angeles return of Disney's NEWSIES begins performances next week on Tuesday, August 30 at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre for a one-week engagement through Sunday, September 4. Disney Theatrical Productions and the Nederlander Organization are announcing that a day-of-performance DIGITAL lottery for a limited number of $20 orchestra seats will be held daily. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Broadway Alum Brian Justin Crum Advance to Semi Finals of AMERICA'S GOT TALENT
by TV News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Broadway alum Brian Justin Crum delivered another showstopping performance on last night's AMERICA'S GOT TALENT to advance to the semi-final round! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of HUNCHBACK at Music Circus - Starring Deaf Actor John McGinty, Lesli Margherita, Mark Jacoby and More!
by Stage Tube - Aug 24, 2016

The 2016 Music Circus season concludes with the Northern California premiere of a new musical from the mind of Victor Hugo, inspired by one of the most epic stories ever told: The Hunchback of Notre Dame. This daring production sets the classic tale of love, vengeance, and compassion to one of the most sweeping scores ever written for the stage. It's the only stage collaboration between two masters of American musical theatre, Alan Menken (Disney's The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast) and Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin). BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at highlights of the show below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Deaf Actor John McGinty, Lesli Margherita, Mark Jacoby and More in HUNCHBACK at Music Circus
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

The 2016 Music Circus season concludes with the Northern California premiere of a new musical from the mind of Victor Hugo, inspired by one of the most epic stories ever told: The Hunchback of Notre Dame. This daring production sets the classic tale of love, vengeance, and compassion to one of the most sweeping scores ever written for the stage. It's the only stage collaboration between two masters of American musical theatre, Alan Menken (Disney's The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast) and Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin).  BroadwayWorld brings you a first look below! (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 8/16/2016 - 8/23/2016
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Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 8/16/2016 - 8/23/2016. (more...)

Former Broadway Dancer Admits to Murdering Boyfriend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2016

According to the New York Daily News, Marcus Bellamy, a former Broadway ensemble member of Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark and Disney's Tarzan, admitted via two disturbing Facebook posts that he had killed his boyfriend. The first reads, 'Forgive me. I did it because I love you. I love you all. I love you also. He told me love and hate are the same emotion. Forgive me. I know not what I do. I did it for love. For god. On high,' while the second reads 'I am god. I give life and can take it away. So let it be. #therapture' (more...)

Freeform to Present ALADDIN & More Disney Classics This September
by TV News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

Fall is fast approaching and with it, a new school year, changing weather and before you know it, the holidays! Take one last relaxing weekend to watch some of your favorite comforting Disney classics during Freeform's Funday programming event (more...)

BWW Interview: Kevin Massey Talks A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER at Winspear Opera House
by Sarah Comley Caldwell - Aug 16, 2016

It was a delight to chat with Broadway actor Kevin Massey, currently starring in the national tour of A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER, playing at the Winspear Opera House in Dallas this August. (more...)

Cindy Crawford, Fred Willard and More to Present at 2016 Fifth Star Awards
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) will honor four Chicago artists and arts advocates and one iconic cultural institution at the 3rd annual Fifth Star Awards presented by Allstate Insurance Company on Wednesday, September 14 at 7pm-at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park. (more...)

Lana Gordon Hits the Cell Block in Broadway's CHICAGO Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

The Broadway company of the Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical Chicago will welcome Lana Gordon in the role of Velma Kelly beginning tonight, Monday, August 15 at the Ambassador Theatre (219 W. 49th St., NYC). (more...)

comScore Announces Official Worldwide Box Office Results for Weekend of August 14, 2016
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2016

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Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 14
by Audition Roundup - Aug 14, 2016

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, August 14, 2016 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Alexander Skarsgard Stars in Dark Action Comedy WAR ON EVERYONE
by TV News Desk - Aug 12, 2016

Award-winning writer-director of 'The Guard & Calvary', John Michael McDonagh crosses the globe for his much-anticipated third film. WAR ON EVERYONE, a jet-black action comedy starring Alexander Skarsgård, Michael Peña and Theo James. (more...)

Breaking News: Ben Fankhauser & Andrew Keenan-Bolger Join NEWSIES Live; Set to Hit Theatres in 2017!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

Disney Theatrical Productions and Fathom Events announced today that the Tony® Award-winning musical NEWSIES will make its worldwide cinema debut in early 2017, starring Jeremy Jordan, reprising his Tony Award-nominated performance as 'Jack Kelly.' (more...)

Meet Your New Principal: Jenn Gambatese Joins SCHOOL OF ROCK
by Ashley LaChant - Aug 1, 2016

Jenn Gambatese has been tapped to join the cast of SCHOOL OF ROCK on Broadway, succeeding Sierra Boggess in the role of Rosalie Mullins after Boggess plays her last performance on August 9th, 2016. No stranger to the stage, Gambatese has originated the Broadway roles of Jane in Tarzan and Natalie in All Shook Up, played Glinda in the first national tour of Wicked, and was also on Broadway in: Hairspray, Is He Dead?, A Year with Frog and Toad, and made her B'way debut in Footloose. (more...)

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