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Based on a story by Larry L. King

The saga of the legendary “Chicken Ranch”! “We’re gonna ROMP and STOMP and WHOOP IT UP tonight” at the most famous little “chicken ranch” in Texas. It began in Houston, toured the world and held Vegas at bay for two years, not to mention its remarkable run on Broadway where it earned two Tonys and a slew of Drama Desks. Now The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas is back home at TUTS. Join rowdy football boys, a gun-happy sheriff, curvaceous crazy cheer¬leaders and, of course, Miss Mona with her racy girls. It’s “just one small thrill but there’s nothin’ dirty goin’ on!”


Carol Channing and Tommy Tune Set for TIME STEPPIN' at SHN Curran Theatre, 11/8Carol Channing and Tommy Tune Set for TIME STEPPIN' at SHN Curran Theatre, 11/8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

SHN alongside Matthew Lombardo and Rick Murray will present Tony Award winners Carol Channing and Tommy Tune in TIME STEPPIN' for one night only on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 8PM at the SHN Curran Theatre. Tickets go on sale Friday, September 12, at 10am. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Brooke Wilson Talks TUTS Underground's Season Opener REEFER MADNESSBWW Interviews: Brooke Wilson Talks TUTS Underground's Season Opener REEFER MADNESS
by Kristina Nungaray - Sep 26, 2014

Last season, TUTS Underground fulfilled their promise of bringing an edgier brand of theatre to Houston audiences. Now entering their sophomore season, they are continuing to push the envelope with the darkly satirical and laugh-out-loud musical, REEFER MADNESS. Playing the role of Sally, Brooke Wilson took some time out of her busy schedule to let Houston audiences know why they don't want to miss this production of REEFER MADNESS. (more...)

THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS to Play Manatee Performing Arts Center, 10/23-11/9THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS to Play Manatee Performing Arts Center, 10/23-11/9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

The Manatee Players' production of the two stepping, hand clapping musical The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas opens at the Manatee Performing Arts Center on Thursday October 23 and plays through Sunday November 9, 2014. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Charlie Pollock, Mary Kate Morrissey and More for Signature Theatre's ELMER GANTRYPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with Charlie Pollock, Mary Kate Morrissey and More for Signature Theatre's ELMER GANTRY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Signature Theatre presents Elmer Gantry, a musical version of Sinclair Lewis' best-selling novel, directed by Signature's Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Follies, Million Dollar Quartet). Schaeffer collaborated on the last production of Elmer Gantry at Marriott's Lincolnshire Theatre in Chicago with authors John Bishop (book), Mel Marvin (music) and Bob Satuloff (lyrics) in 1998; the show has not been produced since then. This will be the 5th production in the show's history. Running in the MAX Theatre October 7 - November 9, Signature's production will include several brand new songs by Mel Marvin and Bob Satuloff and a reimagined script that John Bishop worked on until his death in 2006. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)

Charlie Pollock and Mary Kate Morrissey to Star in Signature Theatre's ELMER GANTRY This FallCharlie Pollock and Mary Kate Morrissey to Star in Signature Theatre's ELMER GANTRY This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Signature Theatre has announced the cast of Elmer Gantry, a musical version of Sinclair Lewis' best-selling novel, directed by Signature's Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Follies, Million Dollar Quartet). Schaeffer collaborated on the last production of Elmer Gantry at Marriott's Lincolnshire Theatre in Chicago with authors John Bishop (book), Mel Marvin (music) and Bob Satuloff (lyrics) in 1998; the show has not been produced since then. This will be the 5th production in the show's history. Running in the MAX Theatre October 7 - November 9, Signature's production will include several brand new songs by Mel Marvin and Bob Satuloff and a reimagined script that John Bishop worked on until his death in 2006. (more...)

Jenn Colella, Lindsay Mendez, Tony Yazbeck & More Set for Lilly Awards' Broadway Cabaret at Birdland, 11/10Jenn Colella, Lindsay Mendez, Tony Yazbeck & More Set for Lilly Awards' Broadway Cabaret at Birdland, 11/10
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

The Lilly Awards Foundation with the Broadway at Birdland Series presents The Lilly Awards Broadway Cabaret: An evening of showstoppers written by women and performed by Broadway's Best to benefit The Lilly Awards Foundation whose mission is to promote gender parity at all levels of theatrical production, and develop and celebrate the work of women in the theater. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Emily Skinner and More in 42nd Street Moon's DO I HEAR A WALTZ?Photo Flash: First Look at Emily Skinner and More in 42nd Street Moon's DO I HEAR A WALTZ?
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

42nd Street Moon kicks off its 22nd season with the rarely seen Richard Rodgers-Stephen Sondheim-Arthur Laurents collaboration DO I HEAR A WALTZ?, starring Broadway's Tony nominee Emily Skinner (Side Show, The Full Monty, Billy Elliot). Based on Arthur Laurents' 1952 play The Time of the Cuckoo, which inspired the Katharine Hepburn movie Summertime, the wistful story follows a lonely American tourist as she finds romance under the enchantment of mid-1960s Venice. DO I HEAR A WALTZ? plays now through October 19 at The Eureka Theatre, 215 Jackson St., San Francisco. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Carol Channing to Speak to Students at Lowell High School in San Francisco, 11/6Carol Channing to Speak to Students at Lowell High School in San Francisco, 11/6
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

Among the locations Channing will be visiting are her childhood home, Twin Peaks, Musicians Union, Frederick Burk Elementary School, Grace Cathedral, Lombard St., Fisherman's Wharf, the Bay and Golden Gate Bridge (which she remembers being built from her home on the hill), the San Francisco Chronicle (where her father and uncle worked), and a very special appearance at Lowell High School at 12:30pm on November 6th, to speak with the students and facility in 'The Carol Channing Theatre' (which she only recently discovered had been named after her). (more...)

Dukes of Hazzard, Justin Vivian Bond, Our Lady J and More Set for Joe's Pub's 2014 Holiday LineupDukes of Hazzard, Justin Vivian Bond, Our Lady J and More Set for Joe's Pub's 2014 Holiday Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its holiday lineup for December 2014. Details below! (more...)

theatreWashington's showTunes & Cocktails Begin 11/3theatreWashington's showTunes & Cocktails Begin 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2014

theatreWashington heats up the pre-holiday season with its popular showTunes & Cocktails on Mondays, November 3 and December 8, from 7 to 10 p.m., at the Beacon Bar & Grill, 1615 Rhode Island, NW in Washington DC. Happy-hour prices and a pay-what-you-can admission policy add extra incentives for an event that's sure to make theatre lovers and Broadway aficionados start the week on a high note. (more...)

All Aboard - Meet the Full Cast of THE LAST SHIP, Setting Sail Tonight on Broadway!All Aboard - Meet the Full Cast of THE LAST SHIP, Setting Sail Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Oct 26, 2014

THE LAST SHIP - the new musical with music and lyrics by 16-time Grammy Award-winner Sting and book by Tony Award winner John Logan and Pulitzer Prize-winner Brian Yorkey opens tonight, October 26. The Last Ship is directed by Tony Award winner Joe Mantello and choreographed by Olivier Award winner and Tony Award nominee Steven Hoggett. Scroll down to learn more about the full cast and watch the company onstage in a commercial for the show below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Lacey, Lawrence, Donovan, Diaz, Blaemire and More Perform in Signature's 25th Anniversary Concert in D.C.Photo Flash: Lacey, Lawrence, Donovan, Diaz, Blaemire and More Perform in Signature's 25th Anniversary Concert in D.C.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

On October 20, 2014, Florence Lacey (Broadway's Follies, Evita and Signature's Sunset Boulevard), Megan Lawrence (Broadway's Hair and Signature's Cabaret), Jacquelyn Piro Donovan (Broadway's Les Miserables and Signature's The Witches of Eastwick), Natascia Diaz (Broadway's Man of La Mancha and Signature's The Threepenny Opera) and Nick Blaemire (Broadway's Godspell and Signature's Glory Days) performed alongside 75 Signature Theatre artists and an 18-piece orchestra as Virginia's Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre celebrated its 25th Anniversary. With performances from 27 shows over the last 25 years, including Sweeney Todd, The Rhythm Club, Urinetown, The Boy Detective Fails, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Dreamgirls, Chess, and many more. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for October 15th, 2014'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for October 15th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Oct 15, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. Monday night's Jeff Awards at the Drury Lane, and 'Amazing Grace' at the BOAT! Plus 2014's other Broadway In Chicago shows, The Grinch at the Chicago Theatre, local productions of 'Parade,' 'Camelot' and 'Mary Poppins,' the new 'A Christmas Memory,' and the sold-out Humanities Festival tribute to the Tonys! (more...)

Adrienne Warren, Cast of HANDS ON A HARDBODY and More Join Lilly Awards' Broadway Cabaret at Birdland, 11/10Adrienne Warren, Cast of HANDS ON A HARDBODY and More Join Lilly Awards' Broadway Cabaret at Birdland, 11/10
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

Additional Performers have been added to The Lilly Awards Broadway Cabaret including Adrienne Warren (Bring It On), Sydney Lucas (Fun Home), David Beach, Adam Guettel, Brooks Ashmanskas and original Broadway cast members Keala Settle, Alison Case, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Kathleen Monteleone, Jim Newman and Dale Soules joining Amanda Green singing a song from her show Hands on a Hard Body. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look- Limelight's ANYTHING GOESPhoto Flash: First Look- Limelight's ANYTHING GOES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2014

The Cole Porter favourite Anything Goes comes to Limelight Theatre this November and December, directed and choreographed by Terry Pirlo, with its all-singing, all-dancing tale aboard the ocean liner SS American. BroadwayWorld brings a first look at the production below! (more...)

Jimmy Ferraro's Studio Theatre to Present A CHRISTMAS CABARET, 11/29-12/21Jimmy Ferraro's Studio Theatre to Present A CHRISTMAS CABARET, 11/29-12/21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

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Tony Nominee Emily Skinner to Star in Virginia Rep's MAME This WinterTony Nominee Emily Skinner to Star in Virginia Rep's MAME This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

Virginia Repertory Theatre announces the opening of the award-winning musical, Mame, at the Sara Belle and Neil November Theatre, 114 West Broad Street on Friday, November 21 with a Preview on Thursday, November 20. The show runs through January 11, 2014. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Legend Carol Channing Talks Tommy Tune & TIME STEPPIN'BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Legend Carol Channing Talks Tommy Tune & TIME STEPPIN'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 3, 2014

Broadway legends Carol Channing and Tommy Tune will soon reunite on stage in TIME STEPPIN', for one night only on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 8PM at the SHN Curran Theatre. below, you can get the inside scoop on the upcoming special event from Channing herself! BroadwayWorld brings you an exclusive interview with Channing, as conducted by Ken Kleiber. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Emily Skinner and More in Virginia Rep's MAMEPhoto Flash: First Look at Emily Skinner and More in Virginia Rep's MAME
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2014

Virginia Repertory Theatre presents the award-winning musical, Mame, at the Sara Belle and Neil November Theatre, 114 West Broad Street, running through January 11, 2014. Mame is based on the novel, Auntie Mame, by Patrick Dennis with a book by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee and unforgettable music and lyrics by Jerry Herman. The show originally opened on Broadway in 1966 and starred Angela Lansbury and Beatrice Arthur. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Tommy Tune Coming to Smothers Theatre in JanuaryTommy Tune Coming to Smothers Theatre in January
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

In Taps, Tunes and Tall Tales, Broadway's tallest tapper Tommy Tune takes to Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre stage in Malibu, dancing, singing and tale-telling through 50 years of big time showmanship on Saturday, January 17 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Photo Coverage: SIMPLY SCOTT ALAN at Rockwell: Table & StagePhoto Coverage: SIMPLY SCOTT ALAN at Rockwell: Table & Stage
by Lily Lim - Nov 14, 2014

Acclaimed songwriter Scott Alan returned for his fifth appearance at Rockwell: Table & Stage for an evening of songs from his five successful albums (Dreaming Wide Awake, Keys, What I Wanna Be When I Grow Up, LIVE, and Anything Worth Holding on To) as well as his musicals, HOME and IF I. (more...)

Casts of ON THE TOWN, HANDS ON A HARDBODY and More Set for 2014 Lilly Awards Tonight at BirdlandCasts of ON THE TOWN, HANDS ON A HARDBODY and More Set for 2014 Lilly Awards Tonight at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

The Lilly Awards Foundation with the Broadway at Birdland Series proudly presents The Lilly Awards Broadway Cabaret: An evening of showstoppers written by women and performed by Broadway's Best to benefit The Lilly Awards Foundation whose mission is to promote gender parity at all levels of theatrical production, and develop and celebrate the work of women in the theater. (more...)

BWW Interview: 'Philly People Behind the Curtain'  Choreographer/Director/Artist Dann DunnBWW Interview: 'Philly People Behind the Curtain' Choreographer/Director/Artist Dann Dunn
by Pati Buehler - Jun 30, 2014

If busy people get things done then Dann Dunn would be at the top of many theatrical lists. Dunn's creativity goes far beyond a choreographer. Here's a taste of what this award winning talented dancer/director/performer has been up to. (more...)

SEE ROCK CITY AND OTHER DESTINATIONS to Make UK Debut at the Union Theatre, Aug 15-30SEE ROCK CITY AND OTHER DESTINATIONS to Make UK Debut at the Union Theatre, Aug 15-30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

For the first time, the critically acclaimed off-Broadway musical See Rock City and Other Destinations, will be introduced to the UK for a two-week strictly limited run at the Union Theatre. Previews start on Friday 15 August and press night on Tuesday 19 August at 7.30pm, it was announced today. On sale now. (more...)

BWW Interviews: TUTS Puts the Whore Back in WHOREHOUSE, Takes Out DamnBWW Interviews: TUTS Puts the Whore Back in WHOREHOUSE, Takes Out Damn
by Katricia Lang - Jul 9, 2014

The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas is a light-hearded musical based on the notorious Texas born brothel 'Chicken Ranch.' Thanks to a silent agreement between the madam, Miss Mona Stangley, and Sheriff Ed Earl Dodd (based on good ol' boy Sheriff Jim Flournoy), things are all quiet on the range. But when flashy, young reporter Melvin P. Thorpe (based on the late, great Houstonite Marvin Zindler) reveals the ranch to the town, sparks fly high in the heart of Texas. (more...)

Michelle DeJean, Kevin Cooney, Michael Tapley & More to Lead TUTS' THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXASMichelle DeJean, Kevin Cooney, Michael Tapley & More to Lead TUTS' THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) has announced the cast of The Best Little W...house In Texas, playing July 15 - 20 for TUTS' 47th consecutive year of offering free musical theatre at Miller Outdoor Theatre. (more...)

TUTS Announces Cast of THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS - Michelle DeJean, Kevin Cooney and More!TUTS Announces Cast of THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS - Michelle DeJean, Kevin Cooney and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) is proud to announce the cast of The Best Little W…house In Texas, playing June 15 - 20 for TUTS' 47th consecutive year of offering free musical theatre at Miller Outdoor Theatre. (more...)

Tim Quartier, Lianne Marie Dobbs & More Join Cast of Orlando Shakespeare Theater's LES MISERABLESTim Quartier, Lianne Marie Dobbs & More Join Cast of Orlando Shakespeare Theater's LES MISERABLES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF has announced partial casting for LES MISERABLES. (more...)

Kritzerland at Sterling's Upstairs at The Federal presents THEY'RE PLAYING OUR SONG: A TRIBUTE TO SOME GREAT FEMALE LYRICISTS!, 8/3Kritzerland at Sterling's Upstairs at The Federal presents THEY'RE PLAYING OUR SONG: A TRIBUTE TO SOME GREAT FEMALE LYRICISTS!, 8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

For our 48th Kritzerland show we're proud to present a salute to some incredible female lyricists of the musical theatre, mostly Carolyn Leigh, the brilliant lyricist of such Broadway shows as Little Me, Wildcat, Peter Pan and others, as well as such classic pop songs as 'Witchcraft' and 'The Best Is Yet to Come,' as well as other great female lyricists like Lynn Ahrens (Once on this Island, Ragtime, Seussical), Carol Hall (The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas), Marsha Norman (The Secret Garden), Gretchen Cryer (I'm Getting My Act Together and Taking it on the Road), Fran Landesman (The Nervous Set, 'Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most'), Amanda McBroom ('The Rose', Heartbeats) and Carole Bayer Sager (They're Playing Our Song). Kritzerland's Bruce Kimmel has recorded many of the lyricists above and has chosen the usual Kritzerland colorful and eclectic program, a mix of the well- known and the unknown. As always, we've assembled a stellar cast. So, come join us for some amazing songs by some amazing women. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS at TUTS: Bawdy And Big-HeartedBWW Reviews: THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS at TUTS: Bawdy And Big-Hearted
by Jenny Taylor Moodie - Jul 18, 2014

BWW Reviews: TUTS' The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas At TUTS (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at TUTS' THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS, Now PlayingPhoto Flash: First Look at TUTS' THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS, Now Playing
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) will continue its annual summer tradition of offering free musical theatre with the unforgettable Texas tale The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, running through July 20 at 8:15 p.m. each night at Miller Outdoor Theatre. Check out a first look below! (more...)

Cast Announced for PARADE at White Plains Performing Arts Center, 8/8-10Cast Announced for PARADE at White Plains Performing Arts Center, 8/8-10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

PARADE comes to White Plains Performing Arts Center, August 8 - 10, 2014. (more...)

Wetumpka Depot's THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS Opens 7/24Wetumpka Depot's THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS Opens 7/24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

It was the nicest little...whorehouse you ever saw! Opening July 24, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas comes to life in the Wetumpka Depot's production of this Tony award-winning musical. The energetic musical features over 30 talented River Region singers, dancers and actors. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Michael Tapley and Shay Rodgers Talk TUTS' WHOREHOUSEBWW Interviews: Michael Tapley and Shay Rodgers Talk TUTS' WHOREHOUSE
by Kristina Nungaray - Jul 15, 2014

Every summer Houston audiences gear up for Theatre Under the Stars' (TUTS) free summer musical at the Miller Outdoor Theatre. Top-notch talent and a free price tag make these summer productions an event that is too good to miss. This year, TUTS will be filling the Miller Outdoor Theatre with one whopping Texas treat, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas. Taking time out of their busy rehearsal schedule cast member Michael Tapley and choreographer Shay Rodgers talked to BWW-Houston to fill us in on why Houston audiences don't want to miss this summer show! (more...)

Burt Reynolds Institute for Film and Theatre's Cabaret Camp Showcase with Avery Sommers Now Set for 8/26Burt Reynolds Institute for Film and Theatre's Cabaret Camp Showcase with Avery Sommers Now Set for 8/26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

Donna Carbone, Managing Director of the Burt Reynolds Institute for Film and Theatre (Institute), announced a date change for the Cabaret Camp Showcase to be presented at the Lake Park Mirror Ballroom, inside the Lake Park Town Hall. "We apologize for the confusion. Coordinating the many details that go into a show can be daunting," she said when explaining why changes had to be made. (more...)

Claybourne Elder & Brynn O'Malley to Lead Signature Theatre's SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE; Full Cast AnnouncedClaybourne Elder & Brynn O'Malley to Lead Signature Theatre's SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

Signature Theatre is proud to announce the cast of Sunday in the Park with George, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award®-winning musical (more...)

Wetumpka Depot Presents THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE, 7/24-26 & 8/1-2, 7-9Wetumpka Depot Presents THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE, 7/24-26 & 8/1-2, 7-9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

It was the nicest little…whorehouse you ever saw! Opening July 24, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas comes to life in the Wetumpka Depot's production of this Tony award-winning musical. The energetic musical features over 30 talented River Region singers, dancers and actors. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 12/5/14 - THE GRINCH in NYC, MY FAVORITE YEAR, THE ELEPHANT MAN and More!WAKE UP with BWW 12/5/14 - THE GRINCH in NYC, MY FAVORITE YEAR, THE ELEPHANT MAN and More!
by Jessica Showers - Dec 5, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: THE GRINCH returns to steal Christmas at Madison Square Garden, York's MY FAVORITE YEAR begins performances, CITY OF ANGELS starts at the Donmar, and Bradley Cooper stars in THE ELEPHANT MAN, opening this Sunday! (more...)

Signature Theatre's Holiday Season to Feature Christine Pedi & HOLIDAY FOLLIESSignature Theatre's Holiday Season to Feature Christine Pedi & HOLIDAY FOLLIES
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2014

This December, Signature Theatre invites you and the family to ring in the holiday season with two limited-run shows. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 8/8/14 - DOGFIGHT Goes to Europe, Edinburgh Fest Opens, '90s Hits Take the Stage and More!WAKE UP with BWW 8/8/14 - DOGFIGHT Goes to Europe, Edinburgh Fest Opens, '90s Hits Take the Stage and More!
by Jessica Showers - Aug 8, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: DOGFIGHT makes its European premiere, the 2014 Edinburgh International Festival kicks off in Scotland, Broadway stars join together for FROM MARKY MARK TO MICHAEL at 54 Below and more! (more...)

Kim Zimmer to Star in HELLO, DOLLY! at The Barn Theatre School, 8/19-31Kim Zimmer to Star in HELLO, DOLLY! at The Barn Theatre School, 8/19-31
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2014

For the first time in 25 years, The Barn Theatre proudly presents the Tony Award winning musical, HELLO, DOLLY! Kim Zimmer stars as the beloved matchmaker Dolly Levi in this classic Broadway hit! (more...)

BWW Feature: Signature Theatre's 25th Anniversary Open House: 'Signature Surprises' All Season Long!BWW Feature: Signature Theatre's 25th Anniversary Open House: 'Signature Surprises' All Season Long!
by Ellen Burns - Aug 8, 2014

'We're opening doors, singing 'Here we are'!' So sing the three fast friends of Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along, and that was the message of Washington-area (and Sondheim specialist) Signature Theatre to the overflowing crowd of thousands last weekend at their Open House celebrating the 25th Anniversary Season. (more...)

Breaking: Brand-New Production of THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS Coming to Broadway; Rob Ashford to Direct!Breaking: Brand-New Production of THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS Coming to Broadway; Rob Ashford to Direct!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2014

Those foot-stopping aggies, those friendly ladies of the night (and day), Miss Mona, Sherriff Ed Earl Dodd, the side-stepping Governor, and master media manipulator Melvin P. Thorpe will populate Broadway in the brand-new production of the Larry L. King - Pete Masterson - Carol Hall musical The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas. (more...)

Stephen Lee Anderson, Stephen Bogardus, Patti Cohenour and More to Lead Steve Martin's BRIGHT STAR at The Old Globe; Walter Bobbie Directs!Stephen Lee Anderson, Stephen Bogardus, Patti Cohenour and More to Lead Steve Martin's BRIGHT STAR at The Old Globe; Walter Bobbie Directs!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2014

The Old Globe today announced the full cast and creative team for the World Premiere of Bright Star, a new American musical featuring music by Edie Brickell and Steve Martin, lyrics by Brickell, and book by Martin, based on an original story by Martin and Brickell. Directed by Walter Bobbie, Bright Star will run September 13 - November 2, 2014 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Preview performances run September 13 - September 27. Opening night is Sunday, September 28 at 7:00 p.m. Single tickets go on sale on Friday, August 8 at noon. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS Is Innocent Dirty Fun at Broadway RoseBWW Reviews: THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS Is Innocent Dirty Fun at Broadway Rose
by Patrick Brassell - Aug 4, 2014

Whorehouse, for all of its naughty language and scantily clad cast members, is actually one of the most innocent shows around. (more...)

BWW Reviews: August's KRITZERLAND at Sterling's Upstairs Celebrates Some Great Female LyricistsBWW Reviews: August's KRITZERLAND at Sterling's Upstairs Celebrates Some Great Female Lyricists
by Shari Barrett - Aug 4, 2014

On the first Sunday of each month, Bruce Kimmel hosts the KRITZERLAND show at Sterling's at The Federal in the heart of the NoHo Arts District. The evening starts with a variety of dinner selections, full bar service, and lots of time to mingle and chat with old and new friends. Starting at 7pm, each revue has its own theme, with a variety of performers taking to the stage to entertain the enthusiastic crowd who loves show tunes. The 48th KRITZERLAND show on 8-3-14 presented a salute to some incredible female lyricists of the musical theatre (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Country Star Dolly Parton Does the Ice Bucket ChallengeSTAGE TUBE: Country Star Dolly Parton Does the Ice Bucket Challenge
by Stage Tube - Aug 29, 2014

Country singer Dolly Parton just accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge! Even though the star says in the video the feat is 'not on her bucket list', she passes with flying colors, with the help of two of her nieces. Watch below! (more...)

SIDE SHOW's Josh Walker Pens and Stars in Workshop of New Musical About Toulouse Lautrec, 8/29-31SIDE SHOW's Josh Walker Pens and Stars in Workshop of New Musical About Toulouse Lautrec, 8/29-31
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

Josh Walker, a cast member of the upcoming Broadway revival of Side Show and its recent Kennedy Center staging, has written a new musical about Post-Impressionistic French painter Henri de Toulouse Lautrec and the Moulin Rouge. Toulouse: A New Musical has a score composed by Walker, with a book by John David Nelson, and lyrics by both Walker and Nelson. A workshop is currently taking place in Chicago with presentations scheduled for August 29 - 31, 2014. Walker will also play the title role of Toulouse Lautrec. (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS Gets LuckyFLASH FRIDAY: THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS Gets Lucky
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 15, 2014

Today we are kickin' up our heels for the just announced 2015 Broadway return of The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas. (more...)

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