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Based on the novel by Alice Walker and the Warner Brothers/Amblin Entertainment film

A teenager gives birth to two of her father's children and then is married off to a man who sought her sister. The man convinces the sisters' father to separate the two and makes sure they never communicate by intercepting letters between them. Abused and alone, the heroine struggles to find her identity and love.


Danny Glover and Maya Rudolph Tapped for MR. PIGDanny Glover and Maya Rudolph Tapped for MR. PIG
by Movies News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Variety writes that Danny Glover and Maya Rudolph are set to co-star in Diego Luna's upcoming road film MR. PIG, written by Luna and Augusto Mendoza. (more...)

Dana Ivey, Cynthia Harris and More Set for TACT's KILLING OF SISTER GEORGE Talk Back SeriesDana Ivey, Cynthia Harris and More Set for TACT's KILLING OF SISTER GEORGE Talk Back Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

TACT/The Actors Company Theatre, the critically-acclaimed company that 'reveals, reclaims and reimagines great plays of literary merit,' and named '2012 Company of the Year' by Terry Teachout of The Wall Street Journal, has announced a series of post performance discussions to follow select performances of its production of The Killing of Sister George by Frank Marcus. (more...)

Tony DeSare, Isabel Rose, The Skivvies & More Set for 54 Below this WeekTony DeSare, Isabel Rose, The Skivvies & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Betty Buckley, Justin Vivian Bond, Leah Ryan and More Set for Joe's Pub, 10/1-12Betty Buckley, Justin Vivian Bond, Leah Ryan and More Set for Joe's Pub, 10/1-12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its shows running from October 1 to 12, 2014. Scroll down for details, and visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows. (more...)

'CANDYLAND', SHIDA, POOL (NO WATER), 'SAILOR MOON' and More Set for OBERON, Oct-Nov 2014'CANDYLAND', SHIDA, POOL (NO WATER), 'SAILOR MOON' and More Set for OBERON, Oct-Nov 2014
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

OBERON, the American Repertory Theater's (A.R.T.) second stage and club theater venue on the fringe of Harvard Square, announces all the offerings to be presented at OBERON during October and November, in addition to the previously announced productions, including Visiting Artists, Artists in Residence, and Usual Suspects. (more...)

Katie Brayben to Star in West End's BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL, FebruaryKatie Brayben to Star in West End's BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL, February
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

Katie Brayben will play the title role in the West End production of Beautiful - The Carole King Musicalopening at the Aldwych Theatre in February next year. Alan Morrissey will play King's husband and song-writing partner Gerry Goffin, with Lorna Want as song-writer Cynthia Weil, Glynis Barber as Genie Klein, King's mother, and Gary Trainor as music publisher and producer Don Kirshner. London previews beginning on 10 February 2015 and with the show currently booking to 13 June 2015. Press night will now take place on 24 February at 7pm. Final casting will be announced shortly. (more...)

The Skivvies and ShankTunes Set for Late Night at 54 Below Next WeekThe Skivvies and ShankTunes Set for Late Night at 54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

Craving a show after the show? 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, is expanding its popular late-night series with fresh faces and hot new performances to keep the party buzzing into the wee hours. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. 54 BELOW welcomes you to loosen your tie and embrace the night at its upcoming events: (more...)

Montego Glover, Robert Christopher Riley and More Star in The Old Globe's THE ROYALE, Opening TonightMontego Glover, Robert Christopher Riley and More Star in The Old Globe's THE ROYALE, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

The Old Globe presents Marco Ramirez's ('Orange is the New Black,' 'Sons of Anarchy') wildly theatrical new play The Royale, directed by two-time Obie Award-winning and Drama Desk Award-nominated Rachel Chavkin. Founding Artistic Director of New York's the TEAM, Chavkin most recently won accolades for Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 (The New York Times, Time Out New York, and New York Post Critics's Picks, and Top Ten of 2012 and 2013). The Royale will run through November 2 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Opening night is tonight, October 9 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Whoopi Goldberg to Return to Treasure Island Theatre, 11/14Whoopi Goldberg to Return to Treasure Island Theatre, 11/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

Whoopi Goldberg, who has been delighting audiences since the age of eight, will return to Treasure Island November 14 at 9 p.m. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Lindsay Mendez, Jenn Colella & More Sing Lynne Shankel at 54 Below!STAGE TUBE: Lindsay Mendez, Jenn Colella & More Sing Lynne Shankel at 54 Below!
by Stage Tube - Oct 8, 2014

54 Below just welcomed SHANKTUNES- an evening of original songs by Drama Desk-nominated orchestrator/arranger Lynne Shankel. Lynne was joined onstage by some of New York's finest talent for a fun-filled evening of her blend of pop, R&B, swing and musical theatre. ShankTunes featured songs from the recent Off-Broadway production of bare, as well as premieres of brand new songs. The evening was directed by Stafford Arima. Check out highlights from the night below! (more...)

Sheldon Henry, Kevin McAllister & More to Star in FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE at Arena StageSheldon Henry, Kevin McAllister & More to Star in FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

Come and dance the blues away with Five Guys Named Moe! Helen Hayes Award winner Robert O'Hara (Bootcandy, director of The Mountaintop at Arena Stage) returns to Arena Stage to direct an explosive, reimagined tribute to the 'King of the Jukebox'-legendary composer and saxophonist Louis Jordan. This modernized production features new orchestrations for classic songs, including 'Let the Good Times Roll' and 'Is You Is or Is You Ain't My Baby,' and a contemporary twist on the five Moes, now a hit boy band set in 2014. This dynamic musical revue features musical direction by Darryl G. Ivey (assistant music director for original Broadway production of Five Guys Named Moe) and choreography by Byron Easley (off-Broadway's Langston in Harlem). A co-production with Cleveland Play House, Five Guys Named Moe runs November 14-December 28, 2014 in the Kreeger Theater. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Montego Glover, Robert Christopher Riley and More in THE ROYALE at The Old GlobePhoto Flash: First Look at Montego Glover, Robert Christopher Riley and More in THE ROYALE at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

The Old Globe presents Marco Ramirez's ('Orange is the New Black,' 'Sons of Anarchy') wildly theatrical new play The Royale, directed by two-time Obie Award-winning and Drama Desk Award-nominated Rachel Chavkin, Founding Artistic Director of New York's the TEAM, Chavkin most recently won accolades for Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 (The New York Times, Time Out New York, and New York Post Critics's Picks, and Top Ten of 2012 and 2013). The Royale runs now through November 2 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Opening night is tomorrow, October 9 at 8:00 p.m. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

The Actors Fund to Present TRADITION, THE JEWISH LEGACY OF BROADWAY at the Pantages, 11/17The Actors Fund to Present TRADITION, THE JEWISH LEGACY OF BROADWAY at the Pantages, 11/17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

The Actors Fund presents a very special MUSICAL MONDAY with Michael Childers Presents: ' TRADITION, THE JEWISH LEGACY OF BROADWAY' on November 17, 2014. Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres at 7 p.m.; performance at 8 p.m., followed by dessert reception with the performers. (more...)

SIDE SHOW Revival to Get New Cast Recording; Details RevealedSIDE SHOW Revival to Get New Cast Recording; Details Revealed
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

The all-new Broadway cast recording of Side Show will be released on Broadway Records in early 2015, producers announced today. (more...)

Clocktower Players to Host Opening Night Gala, 10/18Clocktower Players to Host Opening Night Gala, 10/18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

Clocktower Players 2014-15 SEASON kicks off on Saturday, October 18th with a Sensational Opening Night Fundraising Gala: THE WIZ in concert. This highly-anticipated event benefits Clocktower Players and features TONY Award-winner Ann Duquesnay (Bring in Da' Noise, Bring in Da' Funk), Darlesia Cearcy (Book of Mormon, The Color Purple), Terri Klausner (Evita, Sophisticated Ladies), NaTasha Yvette Williams (The Gershwins' Porgy & Bess, The Color Purple), Guy Fortt (The Color Purple, The Devil Wears Prada) and Ty Stephens (Sophisticated Ladies, Marilyn, An American Fable) along with the Rivertowns Clocktower troupers and Emmy-award winner Jon Scott. (more...)

Warp Graphics Presents Reading of MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH: A MUSICAL THRILLERWarp Graphics Presents Reading of MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH: A MUSICAL THRILLER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

Warp Graphics has announced a world premiere industry reading of MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH: A MUSICAL THRILLER with book and lyrics by Wendy Pini, music and additional lyrics by Gregory Nabours, and directed by Calvin Remsberg, on Monday, October 27 at 7:30pm at the NoHo Arts Center in North Hollywood, CA. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Allyson Kaye Daniel, Zonya Love, Nathaniel Stampley and More in Milwaukee Rep's THE COLOR PURPLEPhoto Flash: First Look at Allyson Kaye Daniel, Zonya Love, Nathaniel Stampley and More in Milwaukee Rep's THE COLOR PURPLE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

Milwaukee Repertory Theater's 2014/15 Quadracci Powerhouse Season kicks off in grand style with an uplifting production of The Color Purple. This hit musical, based on Alice Walker's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, will be directed by Artistic Director Mark Clements, who reunites with the same creative team behind last season's wildly successful hit production of Ragtime. This will be the fifth musical that Clements has directed at The Rep. (more...)

Jennifer Mudge to Lead IHI Therapy Center's MODERN LOVE Cabaret Gala, 11/10Jennifer Mudge to Lead IHI Therapy Center's MODERN LOVE Cabaret Gala, 11/10
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

IHI Therapy Center, NYC's leading psychotherapy center for the LGBTQ community, has announced its cast for their Broadway Cabaret Gala: A Modern Love, which will take place on Monday, November 10th, 2014, at The Out NYC Hotel (510 W 42nd st). For tickets and more info visit www.ihi-therapycenter.org, call (212) 243-2830 or email ihicenter@gmail.com. (more...)

LIBERACE! Returns to Milwaukee Repertory Theater Next MonthLIBERACE! Returns to Milwaukee Repertory Theater Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2014

Milwaukee Repertory Theater's Stackner Cabaret once again welcomes the glittering costumes and chandeliers of Liberace!. Brilliant local musician and performer Jack Forbes Wilson will reprise his triumphant portrayal of Liberace, the man who defined four decades of music and pop culture, after an acclaimed world premiere production which ran during The Rep's 2010/11 Season. This loving tribute to Liberace is written and directed by Rep Associate Artistic Director Brent Hazelton, with original music direction and composition by Jack Forbes Wilson. Liberace! runs in The Rep's Stackner Cabaret from November 7, 2014 - January 11, 2015 and opens Sunday, November 9. (more...)

Nominations Close at Midnight Friday: The BWW Chicago Awards Are Underway! Vote from early November until New Year's Eve, and Celebrate at The Call on January 7, 2015Nominations Close at Midnight Friday: The BWW Chicago Awards Are Underway! Vote from early November until New Year's Eve, and Celebrate at The Call on January 7, 2015
by Paul W. Thompson - Oct 26, 2014

Nominations for the 5th Annual BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards opened on October 6th, and will close at midnight on Halloween, October 31st. One of the oldest and largest regional awards in the entire international BroadwayWorld system, the BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards are Chicagoland's only comprehensive, fan-voted theater awards, covering plays and musicals, Equity and non-Equity, resident and touring productions. (more...)

Ghostlight Releases BEAUTIFUL, THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Album CommentariesGhostlight Releases BEAUTIFUL, THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Album Commentaries
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

Ghostlight Records has announced the launch of the new series 'Ghostlight Shines On...' presenting exclusive audio commentary on some of its major recordings from Broadway and beyond. The series currently features commentary for two hit albums the label released in 2014: the Broadway smash Beautiful - The Carole King Musical and the beloved score for The Bridges of Madison County, which won 2014 Tony Awards for Best Score and Best Orchestrations. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 10/23/14 - DISGRACED, RUTHLESS!, 'CIRCUS' in CT, Jennifer Holliday and More!WAKE UP with BWW 10/23/14 - DISGRACED, RUTHLESS!, 'CIRCUS' in CT, Jennifer Holliday and More!
by Jessica Showers - Oct 23, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: DISGRACED opens on Broadway, RUTHLESS! returns, 'ROCKY HORROR' and THE CIRCUS IN WINTER start starry regional productions, Jennifer Holliday heads out on tour and more! (more...)

Theatre School at DePaul University's 2014 Awards for Excellence in the Arts to be Held 11/3Theatre School at DePaul University's 2014 Awards for Excellence in the Arts to be Held 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

The Theatre School at DePaul University will present The 2014 Awards for Excellence in the Arts gala on Monday, November 3, 2014, at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago. The Four Seasons is located at 120 East Delaware Place. The event will begin with a 6 PM cocktail reception, followed by dinner and the awards presentation at 7 PM. (more...)

Jennifer Holliday Kicks Off Three-City Tour of THE COLOR PURPLE TodayJennifer Holliday Kicks Off Three-City Tour of THE COLOR PURPLE Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

Jennifer Holliday is hitting the road in The Color Purple. (more...)

Goodspeed's THE CIRCUS IN WINTER Begins Performances TonightGoodspeed's THE CIRCUS IN WINTER Begins Performances Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

Goodspeed Musicals marks thirty years of fresh, innovative, and original new musicals at its Norma Terris Theatre with a riveting production of The Circus in Winter. This new work will run from tonight, October 23 through November 16 at The Norma Terris Theatre in Chester, Conn. ­ (more...)

WEST END RECAST 2 to Return Nov 9 at the Phoenix TheatreWEST END RECAST 2 to Return Nov 9 at the Phoenix Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

West End Recast 2 - It's back... it's bigger... it's better! On Sunday 9th November, 7:30pm, at the Phoenix Theatre. (more...)

Hillbarn Theatre Launches New Website, Will Hold 26th Annual BRAVO! Awards in NovemberHillbarn Theatre Launches New Website, Will Hold 26th Annual BRAVO! Awards in November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

Today, Hillbarn Theatre Executive Artistic Director Dan Demers announced major changes and events coming soon to the Peninsula's premier community theatre company including a three-phase renovation project and the launching of a brand new website. In addition, Hillbarn Theatre will hold the 26th Annual BRAVO! Awards on Saturday, November 8, 2014. The BRAVO! Awards is Hillbarn Theatre's largest annual fundraising event for the 2014-2015 season. (more...)

MTV Orders New Docu-Style Series from Broadway & YouTube Star Todrick HallMTV Orders New Docu-Style Series from Broadway & YouTube Star Todrick Hall
by TV News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

MTV has ordered a docu-style series from'American Idol' alum and Broadway's 'The Color Purple' and 'Memphis' former cast member Todrick Hall. (more...)

Goodspeed's THE CIRCUS IN WINTER Begins Performances TomorrowGoodspeed's THE CIRCUS IN WINTER Begins Performances Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

Goodspeed Musicals marks thirty years of fresh, innovative, and original new musicals at its Norma Terris Theatre with a riveting production of The Circus in Winter. This new work will run from tomorrow, October 23 through November 16 at The Norma Terris Theatre in Chester, Conn. ­ (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for October 22nd, 2014'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for October 22nd, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Oct 22, 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. We've got Halloween offerings 'Musical Of The Living Dead,' 'Witches Among Us,' 'Bewildered!' and more, 'The Wild Party' and 'Parade,' plus brief appearaces by'Bells Are Ringing' and 'The Color Purple,' Duncan Sheik in concert and a review of 'Edges' at Davenport's! (more...)

Jennifer Mudge, Anita Gillette and More Set for IHI Therapy Center's A MODERN LOVE Gala, 11/10Jennifer Mudge, Anita Gillette and More Set for IHI Therapy Center's A MODERN LOVE Gala, 11/10
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

IHI Therapy Center, NYC's leading psychotherapy center for the LGBTQ community, has announced its cast for their Broadway Cabaret Gala: A Modern Love, which will take place on Monday, November 10th, 2014, at The Out NYC Hotel (510 W 42nd St). (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 10/20/14 - A DELICATE BALANCE, BILLY & RAY, HERE LIES LOVE's New 'Imelda' and More!WAKE UP with BWW 10/20/14 - A DELICATE BALANCE, BILLY & RAY, HERE LIES LOVE's New 'Imelda' and More!
by Jessica Showers - Oct 20, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Albee's A DELICATE BALANCE begins on Broadway, BILLY & RAY and 'BROWNSVILLE SONG' open off-Broadway, HERE LIES LOVE welcomes a new 'Imelda' and more! (more...)

CSC's ALLEGRO Cast and More Set for Panel, Performance at 92Y, 10/22CSC's ALLEGRO Cast and More Set for Panel, Performance at 92Y, 10/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

In advance of Classic Stage Company's rare production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's 1947 musical Allegro, CSC's artistic director Brian Kulick and Tony Award-winning director John Doyle lead a conversation on the legendary team's most personal, groundbreaking and little-known work. The discussion also includes Ted Chapin, president and executive director of Rodgers & Hammerstein: An Imagem Company, and cast members George Abud, Claybourne Elder, and Jane Pfitsch. (more...)

Official: Tony Winner Alice Ripley to Lead Irish Rep's A CHRISTMAS MEMORY; Cast Announced!Official: Tony Winner Alice Ripley to Lead Irish Rep's A CHRISTMAS MEMORY; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Off-Broadway's award-winning Irish Repertory Theatre has announced the cast for this season's annual holiday offering. Tony Award winner Alice Ripley will lead the cast of the New York premiere of A CHRISTMAS MEMORY, a musical based on the classic Truman Capote short story. (more...)

BWW Reports: The 7th Annual 2014 RTCC AWARDS Are PresentedBWW Reports: The 7th Annual 2014 RTCC AWARDS Are Presented
by Bruce Levy - Oct 20, 2014

The seventh annual Richmond Theater Critics Circle Awards were presented Sunday night...and the awards went to... (more...)

Brian d'Arcy James, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Leslie Odom Jr. & More to Join Lin-Manuel Miranda in HAMILTON at The PublicBrian d'Arcy James, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Leslie Odom Jr. & More to Join Lin-Manuel Miranda in HAMILTON at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

The Public Theater announced a four-week extension for the world premiere musical HAMILTON, with book, music, and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda. Inspired by the book 'Alexander Hamilton' by Ron Chernow and directed by Thomas Kail, HAMILTON begins performances on Tuesday, January 20 and was originally scheduled to close on Sunday, February 22. The musical will now run an additional four weeks to Sunday, March 22, with an official press opening on Tuesday, February 17. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Milwaukee Rep's THE COLOR PURPLE Plays Beautiful, Bold and BrilliantBWW Reviews: Milwaukee Rep's THE COLOR PURPLE Plays Beautiful, Bold and Brilliant
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Oct 2, 2014

n a revival of Alice Walker's bold novel The Color Purple, the award winning musical opens The Milwaukee Rep's 2014-2015 theater season reprising the WOW in entertainment that began with Ragtime in their 60th season. Walker's Pulitzer Prize winning 1982 story arrives in a re-adaptation of the 1985 film and 2005 Broadway musical redesigned for the Quadracci Powerhouse stage featuring a superb cast, which after almost three hours, "fills the room like a sweet perfume… restoring a belief in trust and tenderness." (more...)

Theatrical Rights Worldwide (TRW) Announces Executive & Management PromotionsTheatrical Rights Worldwide (TRW) Announces Executive & Management Promotions
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Musical theatre licensor Theatrical Rights Worldwide (TRW) announced a slew of key promotions and new hires today. TRW President & CEO Steve Spiegelinformed his staff at a company gathering at the Tribeca Grill, celebrating his landmark 35th year in the theatrical licensing business. Spiegel recently took 100% ownership of the company which coincided with signing worldwide representation of Broadway's Tony Award-winning Best Musical JERSEY BOYS. (more...)

Tony Winner Alice Ripley to Star in a A CHRISTMAS MEMORY at Irish RepTony Winner Alice Ripley to Star in a A CHRISTMAS MEMORY at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

The New York Times reports that Tony-winning NEXT TO NORMAL star Alice Ripley will lead A CHRISTMAS MEMORY in its off-Broadway premiere at Irish Rep, running November 25, 2014 to January 4, 2015. Charlotte Moore directs. (more...)

Full Cast Announced in West End's BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL, Feb. 2015Full Cast Announced in West End's BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL, Feb. 2015
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Joining Katie Brayben playing the title role in the West End production of Beautiful - The Carole King Musical is Ian McIntosh as song-writer Barry Mann. As previously announced the leading cast members also include Alan Morrissey as King's husband and song-writing partner Gerry Goffin, Lorna Want as song-writer Cynthia Weil, Glynis Barber as Genie Klein, King's mother, and Gary Trainor as music publisher and producer Don Kirshner. (more...)

Jennifer Holliday to Star in Three-City Tour of THE COLOR PURPLEJennifer Holliday to Star in Three-City Tour of THE COLOR PURPLE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Jennifer Holliday will soon be hitting the road in The Color Purple. (more...)

Meet the Company of Broadway's ON THE TOWN- Opens at the Lyric Theatre Tonight!Meet the Company of Broadway's ON THE TOWN- Opens at the Lyric Theatre Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

The new Broadway revival of On The Town, directed by John Rando (Tony Award for Urinetown) and choreographed by Joshua Bergasse (Emmy Award winner for 'Smash') officially opens tonight, Thursday, October 16, 2014 at Broadway's Lyric Theatre (213 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036). BroadwayWorld wants you to get to know the talented cast of Broadway's latest revival. Meet the company below! (more...)

Fantasia, Philip Bailey & More Set for NJPAC's JAZZ AND SOUL, 11/13Fantasia, Philip Bailey & More Set for NJPAC's JAZZ AND SOUL, 11/13
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

Hear Fantasia, Philip Bailey, José James, Jazzmeia Horn and the Christian McBride Big Band at New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC)'s TD James Moody Democracy of Jazz Festival Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 8PM in the Prudential Hall. Get your tickets now at NJPAC.org or 888.GO.NJPAC (888.466.5722) (more...)

A.R.T. & OBERON to Stage Jeannette Bayardelle's SHIDAA.R.T. & OBERON to Stage Jeannette Bayardelle's SHIDA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) and OBERON will present SHIDA, a new musical in development with book, music and lyrics by Jeannette Bayardelle, directed by Andy Sandberg, and music direction by Kurt Crowley. (more...)

David de Vries Joins Cast of Alliance Theatre's A CHRISTMAS CAROLDavid de Vries Joins Cast of Alliance Theatre's A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

A CHRISTMAS CAROL, Alliance Theatre's annual holiday gift to Atlanta, returns for its 25th season, November 21 - December 24, 2014. The most heartwarming story of the season comes to life with holiday carols, stunning stage magic and your favorite Atlanta actors. Directed by Rosemary Newcott, the Sally G. Tomlinson Artistic Director of Theatre for Youth, A CHRISTMAS CAROL has become a tradition for many families around the southeast. (more...)

2014 Jeff Awards Set for Tonight in Chicago; Goodman & Drury Lane Lead Nominations2014 Jeff Awards Set for Tonight in Chicago; Goodman & Drury Lane Lead Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2014

The 46th Annual Jeff Awards ceremony honoring excellence in professional theatre produced within the immediate Chicago area is tonight, October 13 at Drury Lane Oakbrook, 100 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace. (more...)

The Road Company to Present THE COLOR PURPLE, 10/23-11/8The Road Company to Present THE COLOR PURPLE, 10/23-11/8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2014

The Color Purple, a bold, captivating saga of love, family, and faith, finds a place to celebrate in its Southern New Jersey premiere! The Road Company is proud to present The Color Purple, running October 23 - November 8, 2014. (more...)

TRW to Handle Licensing JERSEY BOYS; Spiegel Takes Full Ownership of Theatrical Rights WorldwideTRW to Handle Licensing JERSEY BOYS; Spiegel Takes Full Ownership of Theatrical Rights Worldwide
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Musical theatre licensor Theatrical Rights Worldwide (TRW), founded by President & CEO Steve Spiegel in 2006, announces Spiegel's acquisition of full ownership of the company. The venture was initially a partnership between Spiegel and Northwater Capital, an international IP fund based in Toronto. (more...)

Patti LuPone, Sierra Boggess, Jeremy Jordan & More Set for 54 Below in October & NovemberPatti LuPone, Sierra Boggess, Jeremy Jordan & More Set for 54 Below in October & November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

This October and November 54 BELOW presents a lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54thStreet. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visit www.54Below.com. (more...)

Simon Bailey, Cynthia Erivo, Eva Noblezada and More to Join Georgia Stitt in MY LIFELONG LOVE at the Garrick Theatre, Oct 26Simon Bailey, Cynthia Erivo, Eva Noblezada and More to Join Georgia Stitt in MY LIFELONG LOVE at the Garrick Theatre, Oct 26
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

US composer and lyricist Georgia Stitt is to make her West End debut in a welcome return to London following her sell-out concerts at St Paul's Church in 2007 and The Hippodrome in 2012. (more...)

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