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Breaking News: Beth Leavel, Bryan Batt, Heather Headley & More Sign on for The Muny's 2015 Season!Breaking News: Beth Leavel, Bryan Batt, Heather Headley & More Sign on for The Muny's 2015 Season!
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

The Muny announced today several principal cast members for the seven shows in its spectacular 97th season, which opens on June 15 with My Fair Lady. Full casts and companies will be announced throughout May. (more...)

Nevada Conservatory Theatre's 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE Begins Tonight at Judy Bayley TheatreNevada Conservatory Theatre's 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE Begins Tonight at Judy Bayley Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

An eclectic group of six mid-pubescents vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime in the hilarious musical The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. The Nevada Conservatory Theatre's production at the Judy Bayley Theatre finishes its run May 7-10 at the Judy Bayley Theatre. (more...)

ASU Gammage Reveals Winners of High School Musical Theater AwardsASU Gammage Reveals Winners of High School Musical Theater Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2015

On May 2, High Schools from around the state competed in the first-ever ASU Gammage High School Musical Theater Awards performing numbers from their spring musicals on the ASU Gammage stage. In addition, a panel of judges selected winners in the following categories: Best Overall Performance, Best Lead Male, Best Lead Female, Outstanding Supporting Performance, Best Dancer, Honorable Mention, Outstanding Technical Achievement. Two graduating seniors who exemplify leadership on the stage, in their community and in their schools also won $500 scholarships to use towards furthering their education. (more...)

Stage Vet Glenn Close Joins WHAT HAPPENED TO MONDAY? Sci-Fi FilmStage Vet Glenn Close Joins WHAT HAPPENED TO MONDAY? Sci-Fi Film
by Movies News Desk - May 6, 2015

According to Deadline, Glenn Close, who last starred on Broadway opposite John Lithgow in A DELICATE BALANCE, has signed on for two upcoming films -- WHAT HAPPENED TO MONDAY? and SHE WHO BRINGS GIFTS. (more...)

Linette Beaumont Plays Lead in New Psychological Thriller THE PROWLERLinette Beaumont Plays Lead in New Psychological Thriller THE PROWLER
by Movies News Desk - May 4, 2015

British film and television actress Linette Beaumont, who came to America's attention last year as the first female face of Viagra's national commercial, will now star as Eva in the new film The Prowler. (more...)

SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER Asian Tour Releases Promotional PhotosSATURDAY NIGHT FEVER Asian Tour Releases Promotional Photos
by Oliver Oliveros - May 3, 2015

We're counting down the days to the new Asian Tour of the hit London's West End and Broadway musical SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER (SNF), which kicks off in Manila in July, followed by performances in Kuala Lumpur in September and in Singapore, September and October. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Watch the Premiere Episode of SCHOOL'D with Matthew Rodin- Featuring Noah Ricketts!BWW TV Exclusive: Watch the Premiere Episode of SCHOOL'D with Matthew Rodin- Featuring Noah Ricketts!
by SCHOOL'D with Matthew Rodin - May 22, 2015

BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you the premiere episode of an exclusive, new webseries- SCHOOL'D with Matthew Rodin. SCHOOL'D was created with the intention of providing first hand accounts of students who have attended college for theatre, graduated, and have been successful in forming a career. This episode features Noah J. Ricketts, a 2014 graduate of the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM). Noah's credits include Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, regional: Hello Dolly, La Cage Auz Folles, Legally Blonde, Tarzan and Les Miserables. (Instagram: Noah_JRkts). Check out the premiere below! (more...)

CRITICS' CHOICE: Memorial Weekend's Best BetsCRITICS' CHOICE: Memorial Weekend's Best Bets
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 22, 2015

It's the official kick-off to summer, what with the Memorial Day Weekend upon us already - seriously, where did the time go? - and while we're certain your calendar is filled with cookouts, fireworks (we don't save all the sparklers for July 4th do we?) and swimming (if it warms up enough here in frosty Tennessee, where it's in the 50s as I type). But being the theatrical fanatic that we (using either the editorial "we" or the royal "we"…just take your pick) are, we would like to humbly suggest you make your way to the theater in the next few days to get some artistic inspiration. (more...)

Christine Ebersole, Tony Sheldon, James Snyder, Margo Seibert and More Star in EVER AFTER, Beginning Tonight at Paper Mill PlayhouseChristine Ebersole, Tony Sheldon, James Snyder, Margo Seibert and More Star in EVER AFTER, Beginning Tonight at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

Paper Mill Playhouse presents the world-premiere musical Ever After, directed and choreographed by three-time Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall (Anything Goes, Nice Work If You Can Get It), featuring a book and lyrics by Marcy Heisler and music by Zina Goldrich. Ever After begins performances tonight, May 21, 2015, and runs through Sunday, June 21, 2015. (more...)

Bay Area Children's Theatre Receives $100,000 Grant from DisneyBay Area Children's Theatre Receives $100,000 Grant from Disney
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

The Bay Area Children's Theatre (BACT) has been awarded a $100,000 grant from The Walt Disney Company to help bring the Disney Musicals in Schools program to the San Francisco Bay Area. (more...)

7th Annual CHSMTA Nominees Announced; Ceremony Set for 6/17th Annual CHSMTA Nominees Announced; Ceremony Set for 6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

B2 Productions LLC in Norwich, CT is pleased to announce the 7th Annual Connecticut High School Musical Theater Awards (CHSMTA). The Black Tie Awards Gala will be held Monday, June 1, 2015 at The Palace Theater in Waterbury, CT at 6:30pm and will feature the most outstanding high school musical theater performances from across the State of Connecticut. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for May 20th, 2015'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for May 20th, 2015
by Paul W. Thompson - May 20, 2015

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. Local Tony and Jeff Award events, 'Shining Lives' shines, major productions of 'City Of Angels' and 'The Secret Garden,' original shows at Lifeline and Theo Ubique, two suburban theaters program 'Spamalot,' House updates 'The Bacchae' and New York gets its talent from where? (more...)

Chester Gregory Speaks at Columbia College Chicago, Receives Honorary DoctorateChester Gregory Speaks at Columbia College Chicago, Receives Honorary Doctorate
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

Broadway star and recording artist Chester Gregory recently returned to Chicago to receive the highest honor from his alma mater, Columbia College Chicago (BFA Musical Theatre, '95). For his phenomenal achievements in the fine, creative, and performing arts, Chester Gregory was presented with an honorary doctorate degree during the Spring 2015 commencement ceremonies on May 17, 2015. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Robert Creighton On His New Project CAGNEY THE  MUSICAL Playing at The York Theatre Co., 5/19BWW Interviews: Robert Creighton On His New Project CAGNEY THE MUSICAL Playing at The York Theatre Co., 5/19
by Marina Kamen - May 18, 2015

Marina Kamen aka MARINA with Robert Creighton at Kamen Entertainment Group, Inc. Production Facility with 'Musical Heath Talk' discussing Robert's latest CD and his newest project of ' Cagney The Musical' playing in NYC May 19th - June 21st at The York Theatre Company. (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, May. 17Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, May. 17
by - May 17, 2015

Upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, May 17, 2015. (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, May. 17Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, May. 17
by - May 17, 2015

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, May 17, 2015. (more...)

West End's MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Sets Dates & TheaterWest End's MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Sets Dates & Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2015

Tickets for the West End production of Motown the Musical, opening at the Shaftesbury Theatre in February 2016, are released for sale today (15 May 2015).  With music and lyrics from the legendary Motown catalogue and book by Motown founder Berry Gordy, Motown the Musical is directed by Charles Randolph-Wright.  London previews will begin on 11 February 2016 with press night on 8 March 2016 with the show booking to 22 October 2016.  Casting and further information about Motown the Musical will be released shortly. (more...)

Recipients from 21 High Schools to Be Honored at 2014-15 Applause Awards, 6/7Recipients from 21 High Schools to Be Honored at 2014-15 Applause Awards, 6/7
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

The Dr. Phillips Center Florida Hospital School of Arts & Wellness announces the 2014- 2015 recipients of their annual Applause Awards with 21 schools from six counties of Central Florida (Orange, Polk, Seminole, Brevard, Lake, and Osceola).  (more...)

The Mountain Play Association Adds PETER PAN to 102nd SeasonThe Mountain Play Association Adds PETER PAN to 102nd Season
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

The Mountain Play - 'A Great Outdoor Theatre Adventure' and the San Francisco Bay Area's most magical outdoor theater experience, is proud to present Broadway's timeless musical Peter Pan directed by Michael Schwartz for its 102nd  season in May and June of 2015.   (more...)

2015 Nebraska High School Theatre Awards Showcase Set for 6/11; Winners Announced!2015 Nebraska High School Theatre Awards Showcase Set for 6/11; Winners Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

Omaha Performing Arts will present the annual Nebraska High School Theatre Awards Showcase on Thursday, June 11, 2015 at the Holland Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, May. 10Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, May. 10
by - May 10, 2015

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, May 10, 2015. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 5/9-5/10/2015Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 5/9-5/10/2015
by - May 10, 2015

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, May 10, 2015 - Sunday, May 10, 2015. (more...)

Dan DeLuca to Star in NEWSIES at the National Theatre This JuneDan DeLuca to Star in NEWSIES at the National Theatre This June
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2015

Casting has been announced for the Washington engagement of Disney's NEWSIES. The Tony Award-winning smash hit musical will play an exclusive two-week engagement at National Theatre. The production will begin performances June 9 for a limited two-week engagement through June 21. (more...)

In Performance: Tony Winner Lena Hall Sings 'Falling Slowly' from Upcoming Cafe Carlyle ShowIn Performance: Tony Winner Lena Hall Sings 'Falling Slowly' from Upcoming Cafe Carlyle Show
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2015

Today's New York Times In Performance video features the Tony Award-winning actress Lena Hall, with Watt White on guitar, performing “Falling Slowly,” the beautiful ballad from the film and Broadway show ONCE. (more...)

NEWSIES National Tour & Lisa Vanderpump to Launch Online Auction Benefiting BC/EFANEWSIES National Tour & Lisa Vanderpump to Launch Online Auction Benefiting BC/EFA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2015

The North American Tour of the Broadway hit musical NEWSIES, premiered in Los Angeles on Thursday, March 26th at The Pantages Theatre in Hollywood. (more...)

Ryan Scott Oliver Makes London Debut at the St James Studio TonightRyan Scott Oliver Makes London Debut at the St James Studio Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2015

West End stars Emma Williams, Eva Noblezada, Daniel Boys and Anton Zetterholm are to perform in a concert of the music and lyrics of award-winning US composer Ryan Scott Oliver at the St James Studio tonight 23rd March. RSO in London will feature music from Oliver's shows including Jasper in Deadland, We Foxes, Mrs Sharp and 35MM: A Musical Exhibition and the composer has traveled to London to host the concert. (more...)

Tony Winner Glenn Close to Star in Upcoming Thriller SHE WHO BRINGS GIFTSTony Winner Glenn Close to Star in Upcoming Thriller SHE WHO BRINGS GIFTS
by Movies News Desk - Mar 23, 2015

Glenn Close, who recently made her return to Broadway in Edward Albee's Pulitzer Prize-wining play A DELICATE BALANCE, will star in the upcoming thriller SHE WHO BRINGS GIFTS. (more...)

Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2015, Spring Edition!Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2015, Spring Edition!
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 22, 2015

In the coming months, Broadway will welcome a fresh crop of productions- many of which will mark the Broadway debuts for a slew of talented actors. Whether they are fresh faces or established stars, these Broadway babies will soon take their very first bows on some of the grandest stages in the world. (more...)

BWW TV: Cast of NEWSIES National Tour Visits The White House for Annual Easter Egg Roll!BWW TV: Cast of NEWSIES National Tour Visits The White House for Annual Easter Egg Roll!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 9, 2015

Disney's NEWSIES had the honor of performing at the 137th Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of The White House on Monday, April 6. Cast members performed 'Carrying the Banner', 'Santa Fe' and 'Seize the Day.' Check out a look back below! (more...)

It's a Wide, Wide World! Meet the Full Cast of GIGI, Opening Tonight on Broadway!It's a Wide, Wide World! Meet the Full Cast of GIGI, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Apr 8, 2015

Gigi, Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's beloved Oscar and Tony Award-winning musical comedy, celebrates its opening tonight, April 8, at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52nd Street). Scroll down to learn more about the company, and watch highlights from the show below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Tony Winner Lena Hall Makes Cafe Carlyle Debut!Photo Coverage: Tony Winner Lena Hall Makes Cafe Carlyle Debut!
by Stephen Sorokoff - Apr 8, 2015

Just coming off of her Tony-winning performance in Broadway's HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, Lena Hall made her Cafe Carlyle debut last night, April 7. The show continues through April 18. Check out a first look at the show below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Lena Hall Rocks Café Carlyle with SIN AND SALVATIONBWW Reviews: Lena Hall Rocks Café Carlyle with SIN AND SALVATION
by David Clarke - Apr 8, 2015

Fresh off of her Tony Award-winning run as Yitzhak in the Broadway revival of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Lena Hall makes her Cafe Carlyle debut with SIN AND SALVATION. With her rocker sensibilities, she is turning the intimate venue on its head with a show that features a fascinating blend of rock, pop, blues, and even a touch of rap. (more...)

Photo Flash: Cast of NEWSIES Tour Performs at The White House's Easter Egg RollPhoto Flash: Cast of NEWSIES Tour Performs at The White House's Easter Egg Roll
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2015

Disney's NEWSIES had the honor of performing at the 137th Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of The White House on Monday, April 6. Cast members performed 'Carrying the Banner', 'Santa Fe' and 'Seize the Day.' Check out a look back below! (more...)

Twitter Watch: Broadway's Next HEDWIG Stops by Lena Hall's Final ShowTwitter Watch: Broadway's Next HEDWIG Stops by Lena Hall's Final Show
by BWW Staff - Apr 5, 2015

On Twitter Watch, HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH's official Twitter feed wrote 'Incoming Hedwig @DarrenCriss with outgoing Yitzhak @LenaRockerHall after her triumphant final performance ' (more...)

Photo Coverage: Lena Hall's HEDWIGs ALL Return to Bid Her Farewell!Photo Coverage: Lena Hall's HEDWIGs ALL Return to Bid Her Farewell!
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Apr 5, 2015

Hedwig and the Angry Inch's Lena Hall played her final performance as Yitzhak last night April 4 and you could hear the screams down the street as each of her previous Hedwigs, including Andrew Rannells, Neil Patrick Harris and Michael C. Hall surprised her on stage (along with of course, John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask). Check out our photos below and make sure to check out BroadwayWorld's own dedication article, featuring a pictoral flashback of the star's journey with the show here! (more...)

Lift Up Your Hands for Lena Hall! Tony Winner Departs HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH TonightLift Up Your Hands for Lena Hall! Tony Winner Departs HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2015

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STAGE TUBE: HEDWIG Fans Bid Lena Hall Farewell with Touching MessagesSTAGE TUBE: HEDWIG Fans Bid Lena Hall Farewell with Touching Messages
by Stage Tube - Apr 4, 2015

As BroadwayWorld previously announced, Hedwig and the Angry Inch's Lena Hall plays her final performance as Yitzhak tonight, April 4. Below, watch a compilation of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH fans' heart-warming farewell messages to the Tony Award-winner! (more...)

Emmy Winner Michael Learned to Star in ZACH Theatre's MOTHERS AND SONSEmmy Winner Michael Learned to Star in ZACH Theatre's MOTHERS AND SONS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2015

ZACH Theatre announces that Emmy Award-winning actress Michael Learned, best known for playing the mother on The Waltons TV show, will join Martin Burke, Nicholas Rodriguez, and William May in the upcoming production of Mothers And Sons the touching new family drama by four-time Tony Award-winner and native Texan Terrence McNally. Mothers and Sons will play at ZACH's Topfer Theatre from May 27, 2015 - June 21, 2015 under the direction of ZACH's Producing Artistic Director Dave Steakley. (more...)

Cast Set for Amiri Baraka's Last Play at Woodie King Jr's New Federal TheatreCast Set for Amiri Baraka's Last Play at Woodie King Jr's New Federal Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2015

Woodie King Jr's New Federal Theatre will continue its 46th season dedicated to Amira Baraka with the world premiere of his final play, The Most Dangerous Man In America (W. E. B. Du Bois).  Performances will begin May 28th, with opening night set for June 11th at the Castillo Theater (543 West 42nd Street). This limited Off-Broadway engagement, directed by Woodie King Jr., will continue through June 28th only.   (more...)

Rosemary Loar to Lead STING*CHRONICITY at the Met Room, 5/20Rosemary Loar to Lead STING*CHRONICITY at the Met Room, 5/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2015

STING*chronicity starring Rosemary Loar at Metropolitan Room 34 W. 22nd Street Wednesday, May 20th at 7pm.  (more...)

Blumenthal Performing Arts Announces 4th Annual High School Musical Theater Awards NomineesBlumenthal Performing Arts Announces 4th Annual High School Musical Theater Awards Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2015

Blumenthal Performing Arts is pleased to announce the 72 nominees - six each in 12 categories - competing in the 4th Annual High School Musical Theater Awards, also known as The Blumey Awards, presented by Wells Fargo on Sunday, May 17, in Belk Theater at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center. (more...)

CYT-North Idaho Sets Summer CampsCYT-North Idaho Sets Summer Camps
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

CYT theater camp is designed to create a hands-on theater experience. Campers will enjoy making new friends as they build performance skills and learn self-confidence, teamwork and theater abilities. There is no better place for kids to learn about theater and have fun than in CYT's positive and encouraging atmosphere - and every camper gets the opportunity to perform on stage! (more...)

Making the World's First Musical! Meet the Full Cast of SOMETHING ROTTEN!, Opening Tonight on BroadwayMaking the World's First Musical! Meet the Full Cast of SOMETHING ROTTEN!, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 22, 2015

The new musical comedy Something Rotten!, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon, Aladdin), with music and lyrics by Grammy Award winner Wayne Kirkpatrick and Golden Globe Award nominee Karey Kirkpatrick and a book by Karey Kirkpatrick and best-selling author John O'Farrell, officially opens on Broadway tonight, April 22, 2015 at the St. James Theatre (246 West 44th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the company and watch interviews with the cast! (more...)

Disney XD Orders Second Season of PENN ZERO: PART-TIME HERODisney XD Orders Second Season of PENN ZERO: PART-TIME HERO
by TV News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

Disney XD has ordered a second season of Disney Television Animation's out-of-the-gate hit series 'Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero.' (more...)

Russian Revolution! Meet the Full Cast of DOCTOR ZHIVAGO, Opening Tonight on BroadwayRussian Revolution! Meet the Full Cast of DOCTOR ZHIVAGO, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 21, 2015

DOCTOR ZHIVAGO officially opens at the Broadway Theatre tonight, April 21, 2015. Scroll down to learn more about the company and watch interviews with the cast! (more...)

IMAX & Warner Bros. Ink Agreement to Release Up to 30 Films Through 2020IMAX & Warner Bros. Ink Agreement to Release Up to 30 Films Through 2020
by Movies News Desk - Apr 20, 2015

IMAX Corporation and Warner Bros. Pictures today announced a multi-picture agreement in which they will release as many as 30 film from the studio's slate through the year 2020 (more...)

MUSIC IN MOTION Set for Club Oberon, 5/5-6MUSIC IN MOTION Set for Club Oberon, 5/5-6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

Experience an unforgettable evening of music and visual theater as Juventas New Music Ensemble joins with Puppet Showplace Theater on a journey through 100 years of modern music. (more...)

Lena Hall, Taye Diggs, Tituss Burgess & More Set for BDF's Generation: The 2015 Summer Intensive TourLena Hall, Taye Diggs, Tituss Burgess & More Set for BDF's Generation: The 2015 Summer Intensive Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

The Broadway Dreams Foundation (BDF) will give aspiring performers across the country their "big break" when the program embarks on Generation: The 2015 Summer Intensive Tour. The national non-profit training program will present an incredible roster of Broadway directors, performers, and industry insiders who will offer highly personalized musical theatre training and mentoring through unique, week-long performing arts intensive workshops for students of all ages, skill levels, and socio-economic backgrounds. (more...)

Disneys Musical TARZAN lädt ein zum großen Erlebnistag für die ganze FamilieDisneys Musical TARZAN lädt ein zum großen Erlebnistag für die ganze Familie
by Iris Moebius - Apr 16, 2015

Disneys Musical Tarzan ladt am Freitag, den 1. Mai zum großen Erlebnistag in den Stuttgarter Dschungel ein. Von 12 bis 18.30 Uhr verwandelt sich das Stage Apollo Theater und Teile des SI-Centrums zur erlebnisreichen Dschungelwelt mit vielen Attraktionen fur Jung und Alt. (more...)

BWW Previews:  THEATRE ROCK LIVE at BB Kings on 4/20BWW Previews: THEATRE ROCK LIVE at BB Kings on 4/20
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 16, 2015

Theatre Rock Live will perform selections from the 'Rock Musical' genre at BB Kings in New York City on Monday, April 20th at 8:00 pm. (more...)

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