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Julie Andrews Will Not Appear in Disney's MARY POPPINS RETURNS
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 9, 2017

To the disappointment of MARY POPPINS fans everywhere, director Rob Marshall revealed that the original magical nanny, Julie Andrews, will not be making an appearance in Disney's highly anticipated MARY POPPINS RETURNS. (more...)

Opera Saratoga 2017 Summer Festival presents THE CRADLE WILL ROCK
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Opera Saratoga's Artistic and General Director Lawrence Edelson announced today complete casting for the three exciting new productions that will comprise the company's 2017 Summer Festival, which will build on the company's commitment to producing masterpieces from the operatic cannon, important American works, and works in which dance plays an integral role. In addition, a wide variety of free and ticketed concert events will be presented from May 28th through July 16th at venues throughout the region. (more...)

Casting Announced for Opera Saratoga's 2017 Summer Festival Season, Featuring BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Opera Saratoga's Artistic and General Director Lawrence Edelson announced today complete casting for the three exciting new productions that will comprise the company's 2017 Summer Festival, which will build on the company's commitment to producing masterpieces from the operatic cannon, important American works, and works in which dance plays an integral role. In addition, a wide variety of free and ticketed concert events will be presented from May 28th through July 16th at venues throughout the region. (more...)

First Hand Theatrical presents Staged Reading Of New Drama
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

The tumultuous sweep of Pre-Bolshevik and Soviet history is captured in a new, original play which chronicles the true-life stories of Soviet Jewish emigre Bena Shklyanoy's family. From pogroms, through the Bolshevik Revolution, through both World Wars, through Khrushchev's "Thaw" and finally up to the Save Soviet Jewry movement of the 1970s, this new play is drawn from a family and social history researched and written by Ms. Shklyanoy, who emigrated from the Soviet Union to Chicago with her husband and two daughters in 1976. (more...)

Celebration Theatre presents Annual Chuck Rowland Pioneer Award to Playwright Patricia Loughrey
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

CELEBRATION THEATRE presents a special evening dedicated to honoring playwright Patricia Loughrey's dedication to bringing light and awareness to the LGBTQ community through her works.  Featuring performances from her various plays, Celebration Theatre is pleased to honor Patricia Loughrey with The Chuck Rowland Pioneer Award on Tuesday, June 20 at the West Hollywood City Chambers, 625 N. San Vicente in West Hollywood. Curtain is at 7:30 pm.     (more...)

BWW Review: MATILDA THE MUSICAL is Family Fun in San Antonio
by Kathy Strain - Jun 8, 2017

Matilda is a beloved story written by Roald Dahl and enjoyed by children all over the world. It's hugely popular story led Dennis Kelly to adapt the story and Tim Minchin to pen the music and lyrics for MATILDA THE MUSICAL. As it first premiered in in UK in 2010, MATILDA THE MUSICAL made its way to the United States and Broadway to debut in 2013. With the huge success in the UK and US, the show went on to tour in the US in 2015. This family-friendly show is making its way across the country and continues to entertain audience members from three to one hundred. (more...)

Off-Broadway's ZERO HOUR Adds Sunday Talk Backs
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

ZERO HOUR, Jim Brochu's acclaimed play about the life of theatre legend Zero Mostel, has returned to its original home, the Theatre at Saint Clement's (423 West 46th Street, between Ninth & Tenth Avenues) for a limited engagement through July 9th only. (more...)

Moonlight Stage Productions to Present Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

For the second musical of its 37th season, Moonlight Stage Productions plans to make a splash with Disney's The Little Mermaid from July 19 through August 5. (more...)

UD Summer Stage to Open 42nd Season with ANNIE, JR.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Audiences are invited to join Annie and her friends as Upper Darby Summer stage opens its 42nd season during Independence Day week with 'Annie, Jr.' (more...)

Ed Sheeran and Martin Guitar Team for Third Signature Edition Guitars
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

C.F. Martin & Co.® (Martin Guitar) and Ed Sheeran have joined forces once again to deliver the third in a series of Ed Sheeran Signature Artist Edition guitars. (more...)


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Stratford Circus Arts Centre and Newham Council Give Over 5000 Free Theatre Tickets to Primary School Pupils
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Offering the opportunity to every Newham schoolchild in Year 6 to see a theatre show for free, Stratford Circus Arts and London Borough of Newham's Every Child A Theatre Goer initiative returns for the fifth time in September 2017. The scheme inspires children by introducing them to theatre - often for the first time - and helping to develop their learning within and beyond the curriculum. (more...)

Donja R. Love's SUGAR IN OUR WOUNDS to Explore Civil War LGBT Love at MTC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Just announced, Manhattan Theatre Club will produce the world premiere of Sugar in Our Wounds, a new play by Donja R. Love and directed by Saheem Ali (Twelfth Night for the Public Theater's Mobile Unit), as part of MTC's upcoming 2017-2018 season. (more...)

Chloe Sevigny-Led DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT, Jerry Springer Opera Highlight The New Group's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

The New Group has announced four productions for its 2017-2018 Season. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Cast of ANNIE WARBUCKS present Concert to Benefit Children's Aid Society
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Cast members of the upcoming production of ANNIE WARBUCKS performed last night at The Triad. See photos below! (more...)

Gianandrea Noseda to Lead National Symphony Orchestra In His First Concerts As Music Director Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Gianandrea Noseda makes his highly anticipated first appearances as the seventh music director of the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) in July with two performances: Friday, July 28, at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts and Saturday, July 29, on the National Mall (between 4th and 7th Streets) with a free concert for the community as part of the day's celebration of Music and Movement: The National Symphony Orchestra and National Dance Day. (more...)

Genius Brands International Partners With Southwest Airlines to Offer Premium Children's Entertainment on WiFi-Equipped Flights Nationwide
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

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BWW Review: THE RAILWAY CHILDREN, Exeter Northcott Theatre
by Nicky Sweetland - Jun 20, 2017

Director Paul Jepson expressed in an interview in the show's programme that he was not at all daunted by the technical challenges of staging an adaptation of E. Nesbit's The Railway Children. (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse Slates 2017 Without Walls Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

La Jolla Playhouse, nationally-renowned for its commitment to the development of new work and new theatrical forms, is pleased to announce the dates and selected projects and collaborators for its third Without Walls (WoW) Festival of immersive and site-based work. (more...)

Casting Announced for THE SEAGULL at Lyric Hammersmith
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

The Lyric Hammersmith today announces further casting for Simon Stephens's new version of Anton Chekhov's highly renowned play, The Seagull, directed by Artistic Director Sean Holmes. (more...)

Local NYC Children's Theater Camp Offers Unique, Fun, Interactive Activity for Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Looking for a fun and interactive experience for your child this summer? Why not check out The Children'S ACTING ACADEMY and CAMP for 4-8 & 9-14 year olds. (more...)

Exhibition Road Pedestrianised for a Day of Celebrations for Opening of V&A Exhibition Road Quarter
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Today, 20 June, the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) announces the full programme for REVEAL, a free, week-long public festival running from 30 June to 7 July 2017.  (more...)

Review Roundup: Dee Roscioli and Paulo Szot in EVITA at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's highly anticipated production of Evita will open with record-breaking ticket sales at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts at DeSales University in Center Valley, Pa. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for A TALE OF TWO CITIES at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

A Tale of Two Cities will open at the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre on 13 July, and BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Picnic with the Pops to Rock the Commons with Three Dog Night
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Legendary music icons and Grammy-nominated rock band Three Dog Night will perform some of their Top 40 hits, such as "Mama Told Me (Not to Come)," "Joy to the World," "Black and White," "Shambala," and "One." Guest conducted by Stuart Chafetz and Larry Baird, the Columbus Symphony presents Three Dog Night on Saturday, July 22, at the Columbus Bicentennial Pavilion in the Columbus Commons (160 S. High St.). Gates open at 6pm. The concert begins at 8pm. (more...)

All Dolled Up! Benefit Concert for the Children's Aid Society Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Cast members of the upcoming production of ANNIE WARBUCKS will perform at The Triad on Tues, June 20 at 7:00 PM. Proceeds from the concert will benefit The Children's Aid Society of New York, which strives to improve the lives of the 120,000 families it serves annually with recreation programs, academic tutoring, and medical resources.   (more...)

BWW Feature: The Luke Neuhedel Foundation presents a charity production of INTO THE WOODS
by Jaime Zahl - Jun 19, 2017

A group of Long Island performers and artists are performing for a good cause through June 30 in the Luke Neuhedel Foundation production of Stephen Sondheim's and James Lapine's classic 'Into the Woods.' (more...)

Stars from NYC, LA and Nashville Set for Dan Fogelberg's New Musical PART OF THE PLAN at TPAC; Cast, Creatives Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

K-Squared Entertainment and the Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC) are thrilled to announce the complete cast and creative team for the world premiere of PART OF THE PLAN, a new, original musical written by Kate Atkinson & Karen Harris and scored with the music and lyrics of celebrated singer-songwriter Dan Fogelberg.  (more...)

Chester Theatre Company presents I AND YOU
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Chester Theatre Company (CTC) is proud to present Lauren Gunderson's I and You in the historic Chester Town Hall, 15 Middlefield Road in Chester, MA, from June 28 through July 9, 2017. The production is directed by WAM Theatre Artistic Director Kristen van Ginhoven. (more...)

Arts House Melbourne Announces New Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Maintaining its reputation as Melbourne's home of all things experimental and contemporary, Arts House launches a brave and bold new season featuring a diverse program of events, installations, performances and conversations. (more...)

Daniel Moore to Release New Studio Album 'Turned Over To Dreams' 7/7
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Always, music is the balm. And these days we seem to need it more than ever. Daniel Martin Moore's newest album, Turned Over to Dreams, offers just that with ten lovely gems, including six original compositions. (more...)

Lime Kiln Announces Pair of Summer 2017 Theatrical Productions
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Lynchburg's Endstation Theatre will present The Complete History of America (Abridged) on July 16th. (more...)

Photo Flash: Cortland Rep presents a Musical Classic LA CAGE AUX FOLLES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

For the second production in their 46th annual season of professional summer theatre, Cortland Repertory Theatre presents the fabulous and flamboyant musical La Cage Aux Folles, which boasts a book by Harvey Fierstein based on the play by Jean Poiret, and music and lyrics by Jerry Herman. As a playwright, Fierstein is well-known for the musical Newsies and the current Broadway production of Kinky Boots; Herman is best known as the composer of Hello Dolly and Mame. While La Cage Aux Folles is a multiple Tony-Award winning musical and one of Broadway's all time greatest hits, the story is perhaps best known as the movie The Birdcage, which starred Robin Williams and Nathan Lane.  (more...)

SWAN LAKE / LOCH NA HEALA Makes Australian Debut at the Sydney Opera House
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

The Sydney Opera House today announced that the acclaimed Irish work, Swan Lake / Loch na hEala, will make its Australian debut at the Sydney Opera House in August, direct from European stages. (more...)

BWW Review: Riverside Center Presents Tuneful SOME ENCHANTED EVENING of Rodgers and Hammerstein Favorites
by Jeffrey Walker - Jun 14, 2017

A starry night, with a huge moon looking down, is the perfect setting for an evening of songs that have become part of musical theatre history. This is the look and the sound of SOME ENCHANTED EVENING, now running through July 16, 2017, at the Riverside Center for the Performing Arts, just south of DC off of I-95. (more...)

Theresa Rebeck-Helmed THE WAY OF THE WORLD, All-Star THE WINTER'S TALE and More Set for Folger Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

After closing its widely successful 25th anniversary season, and recently garnering six Helen Hayes Awards (including 'Outstanding Production, Play'), Folger Theatre announces the upcoming 2017/18 season. Cited as 'the go-to local troupe for classical innovation' (The Washington Post), Folger Theatre will present a season of epic tales of power, passion, and politics to spark the imagination. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: Pick Of The Programme - Children's Shows
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jun 14, 2017

BroadwayWorld reviewer Natalie O'Donoghue selects her top children's show picks from the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe programme. (more...)

GLEE's Chris Colfer to Make Feature Directorial Debut With THE WISHING SPELL Movie
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Chris Colfer, best known for his role as Kurt Hummel on FOX's GLEE, has inked a deal with FOX to make his feature directorial debut on his fantasy story THE WISHING SPELL, the first book of his six-book 'The Land of Stories' series. (more...)

Mirror Stage Launches New EXPAND UPON Series
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Sponsored in part by the City of Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, Mirror Stage is thrilled to launch its new Expand Upon staged reading series. Mirror Stage commissions two local playwrights to each develop a short play responding to a community-selected theme, using the same multi-generational, multi-racial cast. For this first round of Expand Upon, the community selected the theme Institutional Racism, and Mirror Stage commissioned playwrights Rachel Atkins and Seayoung Yim. (more...)

New SAS book empowers government to use data and analytics for good
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

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Alhambra's ANNIE to Star Local Girl in Lead Role
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Queen's Harbour resident Carly Juliana Barnes is cast as the lead in the Alhambra Theatre & Dining's upcoming production of Annie, set to open June 28, 2017.  Selected from an open casting call of more than 110 girls, Carly is one of two talented young leading ladies that perform as Annie.  She is joined by Jena Simmons of Jupiter (FL).  A much-celebrated Broadway musical, Annie continues the Alhambra's 50th Anniversary Season. For the fourth consecutive season the Alhambra's summer family show is sponsored by Snyder Heating & Air Conditioning of Jacksonville (FL). (more...)

Children's Book THE BEAUTIFUL THINGS THAT I LOVE ABOUT ME Promotes Self Respect
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

The Children's book 'The Beautiful Things That I Love About Me' is a children's book that features young actress/model Yanna Buttons and promotes self respect and self love in an age where most media promotes the opposite. (more...)

Dick Van Dyke Praises 'MARY POPPINS' Stars Blunt & Miranda: 'I Was Impressed'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

In an interview with The New York Post, song and dance man Dick Van Dyke praises the cast and crew of Disney's upcoming MARY POPPINS RETURNS. The actor, who will make a cameo in the highly anticipated film, will be the only original 'POPPINS' cast member making an appearance in the movie. (more...)

AstonRep Theatre Company Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

AstonRep Theatre Company is pleased to announce its 2017-18 Season, kicking off this fall with 1984, a chilling view of a world controlled by a totalitarian government, based on George Orwell's classic novel, adapted for the stage by Robert Owens, Wilton E. Hall Jr. and William A. Miles and directed by Artistic Director Robert Tobin. This winter, the season continues with a FESTIVAL OF ONE ACTS BY TENNESSEE WILLIAMS, celebrating one of the 20th century's greatest writers. AstonRep's season concludes next summer with THE LARAMIE PROJECT, a community's deeply-moving response to the 1998 murder of gay University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard, written by Moises Kaufman and the Members of Tectonic Theater Project and directed by Associate Artistic Director Derek Bertelsen. The 2017-18 season will also include the 9th ANNUAL WRITERS' SERIES, a daylong festival of workshops from talented local and regional writers.  (more...)

A Vigil in Poetry and Song for Manchester and London
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

AN EVENING OF MUSIC, SONG AND POETRY TO SUPPORT THE PEOPLE OF MANCHESTER AND LONDON ON JUNE 15 (more...)

BWW Review: ADELAIDE CABARET FESTIVAL 2017: DILLIE KEANE: HELLO DILLIE! at Magic Mirrors Spiegeltent
by Barry Lenny - Jun 11, 2017

Keane is the consummate cabaret performer. (more...)

Fantastical Winter Family Fun Comes to College of Magic with Children's Magic Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

Cape Town's families are invited to escape from the blistering cold into a fantastical world of magic as the College of Magic once again proudly presents its popular winter school holiday event, the 2017 Traditional Children's Magic Festival from Wednesday 5 to Saturday 8 July 2017. (more...)

Open Air Theatre Continues Season with FOOTLOOSE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

One of the most explosive movie musicals bursts onto the Open Air Theatre stage when 'Footloose the Musical' begins a two weekend run. Opening Friday, June 16 and continuing through Sunday, June 25, performances of 'Footloose the Musical' are Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Votes Are in and Elephants Win
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2017

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Notable Stage Artists Join Planet Connections' PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2017

A notable company of stage artists join a powerhouse team of playwrights and directors for Planet Connections' Playwrights for a Cause, Sunday, July 23, 2017 (more...)

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