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freeFall to Open Season with INTO THE WOODSfreeFall to Open Season with INTO THE WOODS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

freeFall Theatre's 2014/15 season, AN ESCAPE FROM REALITY, opens with Stephen Sondheim's classic musical take on what happens after happily ever after. INTO THE WOODS is one of freeFall's top-requested shows and is the second Sondheim musical produced at the theatre since the inaugural production of The Frogs in 2010. Artistic Director Eric Davis has created a new and exciting staging that will delight and intrigue audiences of all ages with its imaginative storytelling. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 9/29/14 - THE LAST SHIP Sets Sail, 'BOGEYMAN' Opens and More!WAKE UP with BWW 9/29/14 - THE LAST SHIP Sets Sail, 'BOGEYMAN' Opens and More!
by Jessica Showers - Sep 29, 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: THE LAST SHIP sets sail on Broadway, STALKING THE BOGEYMAN opens at New World Stages, CHICAGO welcomes a new 'Mama', Kevin Spacey performs in D.C. and more! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Beth Malone, Burke Moses and More in Opening Night of THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWNPhoto Flash: First Look at Beth Malone, Burke Moses and More in Opening Night of THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

The Denver Center Theatre Company presents the highly anticipated new adaptation of Meredith Willson's classic musical, THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN. Based on the book by Richard Morris, the revitalized production will feature a new book and additional lyrics by three-time Tony Award nominee Dick Scanlan (Thoroughly Modern Millie) and showcase never before heard songs from Willson's prolific body of work with musical adaptation by Michael Rafter(Violet). It is be directed and choreographed by three-time Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall (Anything Goes). Check out a first look at the opening night party. (more...)

Kathleen Marshall's THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN, Starring Beth Malone, Opens Tonight in DenverKathleen Marshall's THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN, Starring Beth Malone, Opens Tonight in Denver
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

The Denver Center Theatre Company presents the highly anticipated new adaptation of Meredith Willson's classic musical, THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN. Based on the book by Richard Morris, the revitalized production will feature a new book and additional lyrics by three-time Tony Award nominee Dick Scanlan (Thoroughly Modern Millie) and showcase never before heard songs from Willson's prolific body of work with musical adaptation by Michael Rafter (Violet). The production began previews on September 12 and opens tonight, September 19, in The Stage Theatre. It will be directed and choreographed by three-time Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall (Anything Goes). (more...)

Kennedy Center Seeks Nominations for 2015 Sondheim Inspirational Teacher AwardsKennedy Center Seeks Nominations for 2015 Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is seeking nominations for the 2015 Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Awards -a series of annual grants that recognize inspiring teachers in any field of education across the United States. Now entering their fifth year, the awards were created in honor of Stephen Sondheim's 80th birthday in 2010. The program was initiated and funded through the generous support of arts philanthropists and friends of Mr. Sondheim, Freddie and Myrna Gershon. (more...)

Photo Flash: Publicity Shots for freeFall Theatre's INTO THE WOODSPhoto Flash: Publicity Shots for freeFall Theatre's INTO THE WOODS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

freeFall Theatre's 2014/15 season, AN ESCAPE FROM REALITY, opens with Stephen Sondheim's classic musical take on what happens after happily ever after. INTO THE WOODS is one of freeFall's top-requested shows and is the second Sondheim musical produced at the theatre since the inaugural production of The Frogs in 2010. Artistic Director Eric Davis has created a new and exciting staging that will delight and intrigue audiences of all ages with its imaginative storytelling. (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...)

Lisa Geeze Releases CROAKERSVILLELisa Geeze Releases CROAKERSVILLE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day 10/17- Susan StromanSTAGE TUBE: On This Day 10/17- Susan Stroman
by Stage Tube - Oct 17, 2014

Happy Birthday Susan Stroman! Winner of the Tony award for both direction and choreography of the original Broadway production of The Producers, Stroman's Broadway work includes The Scottsboro Boys, Contact, Crazy for You, Show Boat, Oklahoma!, Young Frankenstein, The Frogs, The Music Man, Thou Shalt Not, Steel Pier, Big, Picnic. A five-time Tony Award winner, Stroman's work has been honored with Olivier, Drama Desk, Outer Critics, Lucille Lortel, George Abbott and Astaire awards. (more...)

Francesa Harper's LOOK OF FEELING Set for Susan Batson Studio Theater, Now thru 5/18Francesa Harper's LOOK OF FEELING Set for Susan Batson Studio Theater, Now thru 5/18
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2014

The Look of Feeling, a theatrical production of a one-woman show starring acclaimed artist Francesca Harper, premieres in a very special intimate limited engagement during May 2014 in New York City's theatre district. Conceived and written by Francesca and helmed by Directorial Consultant Susan Batson, The Look of Feeling is an epic saga of true stories told through dance and song about a woman, Denise Jefferson (1944-2010) - an American dance pioneer and the star's mother. (more...)

ProfNet Experts Available on Childhood Fairy Tales, Lime-Free Cocktails, Healthy Aging, MoreProfNet Experts Available on Childhood Fairy Tales, Lime-Free Cocktails, Healthy Aging, More
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2014

NEW YORK, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Below are experts from the ProfNet network that are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. If you are interested in interviewing any of the experts, please contact them via the contact information at the end of the listing. To receive these updates by email, send a note to profnet@profnet.com with the industries you cover, and we'll add you to the appropriate edition. (more...)

Francesa Harper's LOOK OF FEELING Set for Susan Batson Studio Theater, 5/9-5/18Francesa Harper's LOOK OF FEELING Set for Susan Batson Studio Theater, 5/9-5/18
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2014

The Look of Feeling, a theatrical production of a one-woman show starring acclaimed artist Francesca Harper, premieres in a very special intimate limited engagement during May 2014 in New York City's theatre district. Conceived and written by Francesca and helmed by Directorial Consultant Susan Batson, The Look of Feeling is an epic saga of true stories told through dance and song about a woman, Denise Jefferson (1944-2010) - an American dance pioneer and the star's mother. (more...)

Exclusive Photo Flash: BULLETS OVER BROADWAY's 'Atta Girls' Bring William Ivey Long's Fashions to Life!Exclusive Photo Flash: BULLETS OVER BROADWAY's 'Atta Girls' Bring William Ivey Long's Fashions to Life!
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2014

The ladies of Bullets of Over Broadway have been hard at work both on and off the stage, having just put together a stunning series of photos that tribute the Tony-nominated costume designs of William Ivey Long. Below, BroadwayWorld is excited to debut just some of their creations, which bring Long's vision from the page to the stage. Be sure to check back later as a the fashion parade continues! To check out more of the Bullets Babes' photos, including their Saturday Intermission Pics, check out the show's official Twitter page: @BulletsOverBway (more...)

Nimbus Dance Works Announces
2014 Jersey City Spring Season, May 15-17Nimbus Dance Works Announces 2014 Jersey City Spring Season, May 15-17
by TV News Desk - May 3, 2014

Nimbus Dance Works presents the company's 2014 Jersey City Season at Grace Church Van Vorst, May 15-17. (more...)

Laura Michelle Kelly Joins THE LORD & THE MASTER: BROADWAYWORLD.COM SINGS ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER & STEPHEN SONDHEIMLaura Michelle Kelly Joins THE LORD & THE MASTER: BROADWAYWORLD.COM SINGS ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER & STEPHEN SONDHEIM
by Pat Cerasaro - May 29, 2014

On Monday, June 16, 2014 at 7:00pm, BroadwayWorld.com will continue its 2014 concert series at legendary cabaret venue Joe's Pub at The Public Theater, hosting a uniquely contemporary evening celebrating the music of the two most important and influential composers on Broadway in the modern age, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Stephen Sondheim, all to benefit the New York Public Library, and today we are thrilled to announce accomplished Broadway and West End superstar Laura Michelle Kelly has joined the line-up for the night. (more...)

Douglas Carter Beane's THE NANCE, Starring Nathan Lane Heading to U.S. Theaters This JuneDouglas Carter Beane's THE NANCE, Starring Nathan Lane Heading to U.S. Theaters This June
by Movies News Desk - May 28, 2014

Douglas Carter Beane's 2013 drama The Nance, headlined by two-time Tony Award-winning actor Nathan Lane, comes to more than 300 movie theatres in the U.S. and Canada for a limited run beginning June 23, 2014 (more...)

San Francisco Playhouse to Present INTO THE WOODS, 6/24-9/6San Francisco Playhouse to Present INTO THE WOODS, 6/24-9/6
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

San Francisco Playhouse (Artistic Director Bill English & Producing Director Susi Damilano) concludes its provocative eleventh season with Into the Woods by Stephen Sondheim (music and lyrics) and James Lapine (book). The production runs June 24th to September 6th, 2014, with an official opening set for June 28. (more...)

Tickets Now On Sale For THE LORD & THE MASTER: BROADWAYWORLD.COM SINGS ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER & STEPHEN SONDHEIM With Maroulis, McKay, Leung, Llana, Young & MoreTickets Now On Sale For THE LORD & THE MASTER: BROADWAYWORLD.COM SINGS ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER & STEPHEN SONDHEIM With Maroulis, McKay, Leung, Llana, Young & More
by Pat Cerasaro - May 23, 2014

On Monday, June 16, 2014 at 7:00pm, BroadwayWorld.com will continue its 2014 concert series at legendary cabaret venue Joe's Pub at The Public Theater, hosting a uniquely contemporary evening celebrating the music of the two most important and influential composers on Broadway in the modern age, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Stephen Sondheim, all to benefit the New York Public Library. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Head to Toe Fashions at the New Dramatists Gala!Photo Coverage: Head to Toe Fashions at the New Dramatists Gala!
by Walter McBride - May 23, 2014

NEW DRAMATISTS, Tony Honor recipient and the nation's premiere playwright development workshop, just honored five-time Tony Award winning director/choreographer Susan Stroman with their 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award at its 65th Annual Spring Luncheon tribute. Among the Stroman collaborators offering tributes was Theatre World Award winning actor Jason Danieley (Next to Normal, Curtains, The Full Monty, Candide) and New York City Ballet's Tiler Peck performing a selection from Little Dancer, Taylor Mac performing a selection from The Last Two People on Earth, Tony nominee Marin Mazzie performing from Bullets Over Broadway; and Contact collaborator John Weidman, Karen Ziemba performing a selection from Crazy For You, and cast members from The Scottsboro Boys: John Cullum, Brandon Victor Dixon, Shavey Brown, Max Kumangai, James T. Lane, Deandre Leatherbury, J.C. Montgomery, Justin Prescott, Clinton Roane, and David Bazemore. The event co-chairs are Letty Aronson, Roy Furman, and Julian Schlossberg. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway Salutes Susan Stroman at New Dramatists Gala!Photo Coverage: Broadway Salutes Susan Stroman at New Dramatists Gala!
by Walter McBride - May 23, 2014

NEW DRAMATISTS, Tony Honor recipient and the nation's premiere playwright development workshop, just honored five-time Tony Award winning director/choreographer Susan Stroman with their 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award at its 65th Annual Spring Luncheon tribute. Among the Stroman collaborators offering tributes was Theatre World Award winning actor Jason Danieley (Next to Normal, Curtains, The Full Monty, Candide) and New York City Ballet's Tiler Peck performing a selection from Little Dancer, Taylor Mac performing a selection from The Last Two People on Earth, Tony nominee Marin Mazzie performing from Bullets Over Broadway; and Contact collaborator John Weidman, Karen Ziemba performing a selection from Crazy For You, and cast members from The Scottsboro Boys: John Cullum, Brandon Victor Dixon, Shavey Brown, Max Kumangai, James T. Lane, Deandre Leatherbury, J.C. Montgomery, Justin Prescott, Clinton Roane, and David Bazemore. The event co-chairs are Letty Aronson, Roy Furman, and Julian Schlossberg. (more...)

New Dramatists Honor Susan Stroman at 65th Annual Spring Luncheon TodayNew Dramatists Honor Susan Stroman at 65th Annual Spring Luncheon Today
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

NEW DRAMATISTS, Tony Honor recipient and the nation's premiere playwright development workshop, proudly announces that they will honor five-time Tony Award winning director/choreographer Susan Stroman with their 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award at its 65th Annual Spring Luncheon tribute, to be held today, May 22 at the New York Marriott Marquis. (more...)

New Dramatists to Honor Susan Stroman at 65th Annual Spring Luncheon TomorrowNew Dramatists to Honor Susan Stroman at 65th Annual Spring Luncheon Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

NEW DRAMATISTS,Tony Honor recipient and the nation's premiere playwright development workshop, will honor five-time Tony Award winning director/choreographer Susan Stroman with their 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award at its 65th Annual Spring Luncheon tribute. The sold out event will be held tomorrow, today, May 22 at the New York Marriott Marquis. (more...)

Playwrights Theatre Announces 2014 New Jersey Young Playwrights Contest WinnersPlaywrights Theatre Announces 2014 New Jersey Young Playwrights Contest Winners
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

Playwrights Theatre is pleased to announce the winners of the 31st Annual New Jersey Young Playwrights Contest. From the 470 plays submitted by young writers throughout the state, a panel of theatre professionals has selected four High School plays, three Junior High School plays and four Elementary Schools plays. In each category, selection was blind; plays were selected without knowledge of playwrights' schools, grade or background. The 31st Annual New Jersey Young Playwrights Contest Festival will be held on June 2 and 3, 2014, as part of a partnership between Playwrights Theatre and Premiere Stages at Kean University. Select plays from this festival may be reprised at Playwrights Theatre's nationally-recognized Forum Reading Series in December 2014. This reading series brings together writers from all over the United States. (more...)

Matthew Broderick and Nathan Lane to Reunite in IT'S ONLY A PLAY on Broadway This Fall; Jack O'Brien to Direct!Matthew Broderick and Nathan Lane to Reunite in IT'S ONLY A PLAY on Broadway This Fall; Jack O'Brien to Direct!
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2014

The New York Times reports that THE PRODUCERS stars Matthew Broderick and Nathan Lane will reunite in a new version of Terrence McNally's IT'S ONLY A PLAY, directed by Jack O'Brien and opening on Broadway in September 2014. No word yet on where the show will run. (more...)

Exclusive Photo Flash: BULLETS OVER BROADWAY's 'Atta Girls' Bring William Ivey Long's Fashions to Life - Part 2Exclusive Photo Flash: BULLETS OVER BROADWAY's 'Atta Girls' Bring William Ivey Long's Fashions to Life - Part 2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2014

The ladies of Bullets of Over Broadway have been hard at work both on and off the stage, having just put together a stunning series of photos that tribute the Tony-nominated costume designs of William Ivey Long. Below, BroadwayWorld is excited to debut just some of their creations, which bring Long's vision from the page to the stage. Check out more from the fashion parade below! (more...)

Poster Unveiled For THE LORD & THE MASTER: BROADWAYWORLD.COM SINGS ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER & STEPHEN SONDHEIMPoster Unveiled For THE LORD & THE MASTER: BROADWAYWORLD.COM SINGS ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER & STEPHEN SONDHEIM
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 4, 2014

On Monday, June 16, 2014 at 7:00pm, BroadwayWorld.com will continue its 2014 concert series at legendary cabaret venue Joe's Pub at The Public Theater, hosting a uniquely contemporary evening celebrating the music of the two most important and influential composers on Broadway in the modern age, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Stephen Sondheim, all to benefit the New York Public Library, and today we are thrilled to announce rising Broadway and regional star Hunter Ryan Herdlicka has joined the line-up for the night. (more...)

Hunter Ryan Herdlicka Joins THE LORD & THE MASTER: BROADWAYWORLD.COM SINGS ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER & STEPHEN SONDHEIMHunter Ryan Herdlicka Joins THE LORD & THE MASTER: BROADWAYWORLD.COM SINGS ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER & STEPHEN SONDHEIM
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 3, 2014

On Monday, June 16, 2014 at 7:00pm, BroadwayWorld.com will continue its 2014 concert series at legendary cabaret venue Joe's Pub at The Public Theater, hosting a uniquely contemporary evening celebrating the music of the two most important and influential composers on Broadway in the modern age, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Stephen Sondheim, all to benefit the New York Public Library, and today we are thrilled to announce rising Broadway and regional star Hunter Ryan Herdlicka has joined the line-up for the night. (more...)

Taco Cabana' Brings Iconic Texas Tango Frogs Home To DallasTaco Cabana' Brings Iconic Texas Tango Frogs Home To Dallas
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

DALLAS, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Thirty years after Texas artist Bob 'Daddy-O' Wade's famous dancing frogs were removed from the rooftop of a Dallas nightclub, Taco Cabana is bringing them back to their original address in the historic Lower Greenville entertainment district. (more...)

Douglas Carter Beane's THE NANCE, Starring Nathan Lane Hits to U.S. Theaters Today!Douglas Carter Beane's THE NANCE, Starring Nathan Lane Hits to U.S. Theaters Today!
by Movies News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

Douglas Carter Beane's 2013 drama The Nance, produced by Lincoln Center Theater and headlined by two-time Tony Award-winning actor Nathan Lane, comes to more than 300 movie theatres in the U.S. and Canada for a limited run beginning today, June 23, 2014, during Gay Pride Week in many cities. In The Nance, celebrated playwright Douglas Carter Beane tells the story of Chauncey Miles (Nathan Lane), a headline nance performer in the twilight of New York burlesque's era. Integrating burlesque sketches into his drama, Beane paints the portrait of a homosexual man living and working in the secretive and dangerous gay world of 1930's New York, whose outrageous antics on the burlesque stage stand in marked contrast to his messy offstage life. This presentation is made possible by Screenvision, a leading innovator in cinema advertising, and Lincoln Center, the world's leading performing arts center. (more...)

Breaking News: Jeremy Jordan and Laura Michelle Kelly to Lead FINDING NEVERLAND Cast; Plus Bart, Carmello & More - Full Cast and Creative Team AnnouncedBreaking News: Jeremy Jordan and Laura Michelle Kelly to Lead FINDING NEVERLAND Cast; Plus Bart, Carmello & More - Full Cast and Creative Team Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2014

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University announced today the first production of its 2014/15 Season: the world premiere of the musical Finding Neverland, with music and lyrics by Gary Barlow and Elliot Kennedy, book by James Graham, directed by Diane Paulus with choreography by Mia Michaels, presented at A.R.T. by special arrangement with Harvey Weinstein. The production of the highly anticipated new musical begins previews on Wednesday, July 23 and runs through Sunday, September 28. (more...)

Maine State Music Theatre Presents CHAMBERLAIN: A CIVIL WAR ROMANCE, 6/25-7/12Maine State Music Theatre Presents CHAMBERLAIN: A CIVIL WAR ROMANCE, 6/25-7/12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

Maine State Music Theatre's (MSMT) production of Chamberlain: A Civil War Romance brings the life of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain to the stage. The story centers on his relationship with his wife, Fannie, and explores the trials and tribulations of a man committed to his family as well as his country. (more...)

THE ENSEMBLIST Podcast Strips Down BROADWAY BARESTHE ENSEMBLIST Podcast Strips Down BROADWAY BARES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

Mo Brady and Nikka Graff Lanzarone announce the release of The Ensemblist's 25th episode: "Broadway Bares." (more...)

Livestream Link For THE LORD & THE MASTER: BROADWAYWORLD.COM SINGS ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER & STEPHEN SONDHEIM!Livestream Link For THE LORD & THE MASTER: BROADWAYWORLD.COM SINGS ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER & STEPHEN SONDHEIM!
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 16, 2014

Tonight, June 16, 2014 at 7:00pm, BroadwayWorld.com continues its 2014 concert series at legendary cabaret venue Joe's Pub at The Public Theater, hosting a uniquely contemporary evening celebrating the music of the two most important and influential composers on Broadway in the modern age, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Stephen Sondheim, all to benefit the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. (more...)

7 Days Of THE LORD & THE MASTER: Day #1 - The Music Of Andrew Lloyd Webber & Stephen Sondheim7 Days Of THE LORD & THE MASTER: Day #1 - The Music Of Andrew Lloyd Webber & Stephen Sondheim
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 16, 2014

Today we shine a special spotlight on the spectacular entertainment set to be presented this coming Monday, June 16, at Joe's Pub, THE LORD & THE MASTER: BROADWAYWORLD.COM SINGS THE MUSIC OF ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER & STEPHEN SONDHEIM, tickets available here, with a tribute to the men behind the music themselves. (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: The Lord & The Master - The Music Of Andrew Lloyd Webber & Stephen SondheimFLASH FRIDAY: The Lord & The Master - The Music Of Andrew Lloyd Webber & Stephen Sondheim
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 13, 2014

Today we shine a special spotlight on the spectacular entertainment set to be presented this coming Monday, June 16, at Joe's Pub, THE LORD & THE MASTER: BROADWAYWORLD.COM SINGS THE MUSIC OF ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER & STEPHEN SONDHEIM, tickets available here, with a tribute to the men behind the music themselves. (more...)

Fiasco Theater's INTO THE WOODS Extends Through August at The Old GlobeFiasco Theater's INTO THE WOODS Extends Through August at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

The Old Globe today announced additional performances for the second production of the 2014 Summer Season, Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Tony Award-winning musical Into the Woods, which made its World Premiere at The Old Globe in 1986. The production is an inventive reimagining by Fiasco Theater, directed by Noah Brody and Ben Steinfeld, in a production that originated at McCarter Theatre Center. By popular demand, it will now play through Sunday, August 17. Tickets for the extension will go on sale to the general public on Tuesday, July 29 at noon. (more...)

Sungevity' Tops $1.5 Million With Cause Marketing InitiativeSungevity' Tops $1.5 Million With Cause Marketing Initiative
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

OAKLAND, Calif., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Sungevity, Inc., a recognized leader in the global residential solar market, announced today that its Sungevity.org initiative has now provided more than $1.5 million to nonprofit organizations through a cause marketing program that rewards nonprofit partners and their members for solar installations. The program has added $500,000 to nonprofit coffers in the last year alone while simultaneously driving solar adoption to reduce U.S. dependence on fossil fuels. (more...)

Burke Moses, Whitney Bashor, John Hickok & More Join Kathleen Marshall's UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN at Denver Center Theatre Company; Full Cast Announced!Burke Moses, Whitney Bashor, John Hickok & More Join Kathleen Marshall's UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN at Denver Center Theatre Company; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

The Denver Center Theatre Company today announced the complete cast and creative team for the highly anticipated new adaptation of Meredith Willson's classic musical, THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN. Based on the book by Richard Morris, the revitalized production will feature a new book and additional lyrics by three-time Tony Award nominee Dick Scanlan (Thoroughly Modern Millie) and showcase never before heard songs from Willson's prolific body of work with musical adaptation by Michael Rafter (Violet). The production opens for previews on September 12 in The Stage Theatre and will be directed and choreographed by three-time Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall (Anything Goes). (more...)

Monty Python's SPAMALOT to Open 7/29 at Pittsburgh CLOMonty Python's SPAMALOT to Open 7/29 at Pittsburgh CLO
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Join the quest for the Holy Grail July 29-August 3 with Monty Python's Spamalot. Based on the classic film comedy "Monty Python and the Holy Grail," Spamalot is the award-winning Broadway musical that took the Tony Awards by storm in 2005. (more...)

Roger Bart to Play 'Doc Brown' in BACK TO THE FUTURE Musical Workshop?Roger Bart to Play 'Doc Brown' in BACK TO THE FUTURE Musical Workshop?
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

According to a Tweet by Baz Bamigboye, theatre columnist for the Daily Mail, there is a rumor floating around that Roger Bart will play 'Doc Brown' in the upcoming workshop of the new BACK TO THE FUTURE musical by Jamie Lloyd. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for August 6th, 2014'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for August 6th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Aug 6, 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. Special nights at the Marriott and Stage 773 this weekend, plus three shows opening ('Coraline,' 'Reefer Madness' and 'Fiddler') and four shows closing ('Motown,' 'Big Fish,' 'Godspell' and 'Hillbillies'). We'll tell you the three shows that have one additional week, plus a Christmas movie has us all a-buzz!! (more...)

BWW Reviews: FROGS Fails to Create Much Excitement at Cain ParkBWW Reviews: FROGS Fails to Create Much Excitement at Cain Park
by Roy Berko - Aug 3, 2014

'The Frogs,' Stephen Sondheim and Burt Shevelove's musical adaptation of Aristophanes' ancient Greek comedy, had a novel introduction to the stage. In 1974 it was produced in Yale University's Swimming Pool by the Yale Repertory Theatre. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 8/28/14 - IT'S ONLY A PLAY Begins, Shapiro Sisters and RELATIVITY at 54 Below, 'MOCKINGBIRD' and More!WAKE UP with BWW 8/28/14 - IT'S ONLY A PLAY Begins, Shapiro Sisters and RELATIVITY at 54 Below, 'MOCKINGBIRD' and More!
by Jessica Showers - Aug 28, 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: Broadway's IT'S ONLY A PLAY, starring renowned stage duo Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick, begins previews tonight, The Shapiro Sisters 'live out loud' and RELATIVITY gets a concert -- both at 54 Below -- and TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD starts tonight at London's Open Air Theatre. (more...)

Micheal Learned & Daniel Davis to Lead DTC's LOVE LETTERSMicheal Learned & Daniel Davis to Lead DTC's LOVE LETTERS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

Delaware Theatre Company has announced casting for the 2014-2015 season opener LOVE LETTERS. LOVE LETTERS will star Michael Learned from TV's 'The Waltons,' and Daniel Davis from TV's 'The Nanny'. (more...)

Annual Lantern Festival to Light Up Clanwilliam Next MonthAnnual Lantern Festival to Light Up Clanwilliam Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

A performance event that is one of the Western Cape's best kept secrets will once again light up the skies when the Clanwilliam Arts Project takes place this September. This will be the fourteenth time that approximately 40 facilitators from Magnet Theatre, the University of Cape Town's Drama Department, School of Fine Arts and College of Music, and talented individuals descend on Clanwilliam for a week of multidisciplinary arts magic. (more...)

Andrea Martin to Discuss New Memoir Alongside Nathan Lane at 92YAndrea Martin to Discuss New Memoir Alongside Nathan Lane at 92Y
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

Join award winning actress Andrea Martin as she discusses her new memoir, Andrea Martin's Lady Parts with good friend Nathan Lane - a not-to-be missed conversation on the triumphs and challenges, both professional and personal of a lifetime in show business, including lots of laugher along the way. (more...)

Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits- CINDERELLA!Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits- CINDERELLA!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 13, 2014

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With several weeks until the craziness begins, there is still plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's already occupied theaters . BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's CINDERELLA below! (more...)

Luke Longacre, Brian Mathis and Alexandra Lawrence to Lead Amphibian Stage's LEBENSRAUM Reading, 6/8-9Luke Longacre, Brian Mathis and Alexandra Lawrence to Lead Amphibian Stage's LEBENSRAUM Reading, 6/8-9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2014

Amphibian Stage Productions today announced casting for its second staged reading of the 2014 season, Lebensraum by Israel Horovitz. Luke Longacre, Brian Mathis and Alexandra Lawrence will star in this drama, running Sunday, June 8 and Monday, June 9 at Amphibian's theater at 120 S. Main Street. Lisa Devine will direct the reading. (more...)

ALADDIN's duChateau Leads Young At Arts' Broadway Benefit, 4/28ALADDIN's duChateau Leads Young At Arts' Broadway Benefit, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Broadway music directors Annbritt duChateau (Disney's 'Aladdin') and Charles duChateau ('Spider-man: Turn Off the Dark'), alongside a group of their 'Broadway friends,' are donating their time and talent for the 9th annual Young at Arts benefit at the Christ Church Bronxville (17 Sagamore Road) on Monday, April 28 at 6:30 p.m. (more...)

BWW Reviews:  Stroman Knocks 'Em Dead with BULLETS OVER BROADWAYBWW Reviews: Stroman Knocks 'Em Dead with BULLETS OVER BROADWAY
by Michael Dale - Apr 12, 2014

Ladies and gentleman, Susan Stroman is back. (more...)

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