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Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/29 - THE LITTLE MERMAID, RAGTIME, NEWSIES, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 30, 2017

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature THE LITTLE MERMAID, RAGTIME, NEWSIES, and more! (more...)

THE PRODUCERS, CATS, MY FAIR LADY and More on Tap for MTH Theater's 2018 Season at Crown Center
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

The MTH Theater at Crown Center has announced the titles for its 2018 Season. (more...)

BWW Review: JERSEY BOYS at Starlight Theatre
by Alan Portner - Jun 28, 2017

One you transport back to the late 50s and 60s this one is a lot of fun. (more...)

THE GIRL WHO JUMPED OFF THE HOLLYWOOD SIGN Will Play Two Producer's Encore Performances
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Four-time 2017 Fringe Festival Award nominee The Girl Who Jumped Off The Hollywood Sign, written and performed by Joanne Hartstone and directed by Vince Fusco, will play two Producer's Encore performances at the Lounge Theatre on Friday, June 30 and Saturday, July 1 at 8pm. (more...)

Queer|Art to Continue 'Summer of Resistance' Film Series at IFC Center
by Movies News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Queer|Art has announced 'Summer of Resistance,' a special season of films selected by activists and politically engaged collectives, presented as part of the long-running Queer|Art|Film series taking place at IFC Center now through August 14. (more...)

CIRCUS 1903 Brings the Golden Age of Circus Back at Paris Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

In a Las Vegas premiere event, the producers of the world's biggest magic show, The Illusionists, have teamed up with the award-winning puppeteers from War Horse, to bring a thrilling turn-of-the-century circus spectacular to the Las Vegas Strip. Jointly promoted by Caesars Entertainment, Red Mercury Entertainment and Producing Group, CIRCUS 1903 -The Golden Age of Circus will debut inside the Paris Theater at Paris Las Vegas July 25, 2017. (more...)

University of Washington School of Drama Announces 2017 - 2018 Mainstage Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The University of Washington School of Drama, under the leadership of Executive Director Todd London, is pleased to announce the 2017 - 2018 season. (more...)

Ruth Eckerd Hall Announces 2017-18 ADULTS AT LEISURE SERIES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Ruth Eckerd Hall announces the Adults At Leisure Series for the 2017-18 season, which includes returning favorites Blue Suede Shoes (The Premier Elvis Birthday Bash), 110 Years of Broadway and the Hitmen In Concert as well as several shows making their debut, including 3 Redneck Tenors, The Modern Gentlemen, One Night In Memphis and more. (more...)

Megan Hilty, Shoshana Bean and More Join CONCERT FOR AMERICA at The 5th Avenue Theatre this July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

An additional lineup of Broadway stars and some of America's finest actors has been announced to perform at the special one-night-only edition of Concert for America. (more...)

Ruth Eckerd Hall Announces 2017-18 ADULTS AT LEISURE Series
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Ruth Eckerd Hall announces the Adults At Leisure Series for the 2017-18 season, which includes returning favorites Blue Suede Shoes (The Premier Elvis Birthday Bash), 110 Years of Broadway and the Hitmen In Concert as well as several shows making their debut, including 3 Redneck Tenors, The Modern Gentlemen, One Night In Memphis and more. (more...)

Hannah Fredericksen, Marney McQueen, and More Join Cast of DREAM LOVER - THE BOBBY DARIN MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2017

Producer John Frost today announced the casting of the principal roles in Melbourne's summer musical Dream Lover - The Bobby Darin Musical, which plays at Arts Centre Melbourne from December 29th for a strictly limited season. Joining David Campbell who plays Bobby Darin is Hannah Fredericksen playing Sandra Dee, Bobby Darin's wife. Starring alongside them will be Marina Prior, Marney McQueen, Rodney Dobson and Martin Crewes in the extraordinary story of the Grammy award-winning singer and Oscar nominated actor, Bobby Darin. (more...)

Lane Bradbury, Original 'Dainty June' in GYPSY, Continues Run of Debut Cabaret Show LET ME ENTERTAIN YOU, AGAIN at Don't Tell Mama, 6/29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2017

In 1959, theater, film, and TV star LANE BRADBURY created the role of 'Dainty June' in the original Broadway production of the iconic show GYPSY starring Ethel Merman. Now, almost 60 years later, Bradbury is making her debut at the legendary cabaret Don't Tell Mama with LET ME ENTERTAIN YOU, AGAIN. Bradbury's musical trip down memory lane is a personal tour of how she transitioned from being an Atlanta Debutante to a performer on 'The Great White Way' during The Golden Age of Broadway Musicals. (more...)

BWW Review: ANIMAL CRACKERS at Mad Cow Theatre
by Clarissa Moon - Jun 17, 2017

Mad Cow Theatre continues its twentieth season with ANIMAL CRACKERS, a musical adapted from the Marx Brothers' film of the same name. The plot centers around a party honoring Captain Jeffrey T. Spaulding, which is attended by larger-than-life guests, originally played by the Marx Brothers. Mad Cow is known for producing lesser-known shows. ANIMAL CRACKERS  was originally produced on Broadway in 1928, before The Golden Age of musicals. It has a vaudeville feel--broad comedy, from puns to prop comedy to outrageous physical humor. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/17/2017
by - Jun 17, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 6/17/2017. (more...)

New Double Album LOST WEST END VINTAGE 1948-1962 Celebrates London's Forgotten Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

???????Following the critically acclaimed release of 'Lost West End' (2015) and 'Lost West End 2' (2016), albums highlighted in both The Sunday Times and The Guardian, Stage Door Records are pleased to continue the album series with the 2CD set 'Lost West End Vintage' released on July 28th 2017. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 16, 2017
by - Jun 16, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 16 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Jamie Erlicht & Zack Van Amburg Joining Apple to Lead Video Programming
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

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BWW's On This Day - June 15, 2017
by - Jun 15, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 15 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (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...)

THIS MUCH IS TRUE: World Premiere of Louis Nowra's Final Chapter of Trilogy
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Red Line Productions is thrilled to present the world premiere of This Much Is True, written by one of Australia's leading playwrights Louis Nowra, for a limited season at the Old Fitz Theatre from July 12. (more...)

Prolific Playwright A.R. Gurney Passes Away at Age 86
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

The New York Times reports that prolific playwright A. R. Gurney passed away on Tuesday, June 13th at his home in Manhattan. He was 86. His agent Jonathan Lomma confirmed news of his death but did not provide a cause. (more...)

Podcast: West of Broadway Chats with One of Broadway's Favorite Belters, Shoshana Bean
by West of Broadway - Jun 14, 2017

On this episode of West of Broadway, Will Armstrong and Lara Scott speak with the amazing Shoshana Bean. Shoshana is a veteran of the Broadway stage having made her debut in the original cast of HAIRSPRAY and starring as the very first replacement for Elphaba in WICKED. Most recently she appeared as Fanny Brice in FUNNY GIRL and in the pre-Broadway production of the new musical BEACHES as CeeCee Bloom, for which she earned a Jeff Award Nomination for best lead actress in a musical. (more...)

New Staging of MAMMA MIA! Replaces INTERMISSION! in 5th Avenue Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

The 5th Avenue Theatre, recognized nationally and internationally for the development of new musical theater, has announced a change to the 2017/18 season lineup. (more...)

On Stage At Kingsborough Sets 2017 HOT SUMMER NIGHTS! Series Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

On Stage At Kingsborough, a leading performing arts presenter located at Brooklyn's Kingsborough Community College presents its 2017 HOT SUMMER NIGHTS! Free Outdoor Concert series, featuring concerts under the stars every Saturday beginning July 1st and ending July 22nd. (more...)

Sierra Boggess, Megan Hilty, Dinah Manoff, and More Perform in CONCERT FOR AMERICA at The 5th Avenue Theatre Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

The final lineup of Broadway stars and some of America's finest actors for the special one-night-only edition of Concert for America: Stand Up, Sing Out! playing today at The 5th Avenue Theatre includes Megan Hilty (Smash, Wicked), Dinah Manoff (who played the role of Marty in the movie Grease), Grammy winner Melissa Manchester (Come in From The Rain) and multi-Grammy Award nominee Maureen McGovern (The Morning After). (more...)

XANADU, UP AND AWAY and More Slated for 2017-18 CLO Cabaret Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

Pittsburgh CLO has announced the 2017-2018 CLO Cabaret Series featuring the Pittsburgh premieres of a newly imagined version of cult film-turned Tony Award-nominated hit, XANADU; the world premiere of UP AND AWAY, a brand-new show discovered through Pittsburgh CLO's New Musicals Weekend this past April; titillating and funny farce PERFECT WEDDING; and Off-Broadway comedy, MEN ARE FROM MARS - WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS LIVE! (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- How To Be A Winner
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 5, 2017

BWW speaks to the creators of How To Be A Winner ahead of their run at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for July 5, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 5, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

BWW Review: GOODBEAR, Latitude Festival
by Rona Kelly - Jul 22, 2017

Check in for an eclectic evening of entertainment with Goodbear. Playing the Cabaret Tent at Latitude Festival, we met a whole host of characters in this hotel based sketch show. It's like American Horror Story: Hotel meets Fawlty Towers: scarily funny. (more...)

MAKE 'EM LAUGH- The Untold Donald O'Connor Story Comes to The Butterfly Club
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

A new cabaret showcases Donald O'Connor's life on the silver screen, starring alongside icons such as Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds & Ethel Mermen.  (more...)

Joseff of Hollywood Collection To Appear At Marietta GONE WITH THE WIND Museum
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

It's been almost 78 years since the Academy Award-winning movie, "Gone With the Wind," premiered, yet the 1939 film classic starring Vivien Leigh and Clark Gable remains one of the most popular movies of all time. (more...)

BWW Review: "Best of Broadway' brings out the best of the Cleveland Orchestra and Festival Chorus at Blossom
by Roy Berko - Jul 21, 2017

A massive Blossom crowd, a nearly full amphitheater and a lawn in which not a blade of grass was not the covered with blankets, table cloths, lawn chairs and people, came out to hear the 'Best of Broadway,' a series of groovy music, jive, jazz, tin pan alley and ballads from the golden years of musicals performed on the Great White Way. (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for July 19, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 19, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. (more...)

Queer|Art Continues SUMMER OF RESISTANCE Film Series at IFC Center, 7/24 & 8/14
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

On July 24 and August 14, Queer|Art continues its 'Summer of Resistance,' a special season of films selected by activists and politically engaged collectives, presented as part of the long-running Queer|Art|Film series taking place at IFC Center. In a time of political upheaval, guests are individuals who refuse to be silent and complacent, and instead are committed to organizing and creating change for the communities they serve. (more...)

New South Carolina Theatre Company to Host Event Featuring FINDING NEVERLAND's Karen Murphy
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

New SC Theatre Company headed by Broadway Vet to host event featuring Karen Murphy star of current 'Finding Neverland' tour. (more...)

DORIS AND ME Set for Downstairs Cabaret Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Scott Dreier's award-winning solo show Doris and Me will play five performances only at Downstairs Cabaret Theatre in Rochester, New York from Thursday, July 20 through Sunday, July 23. (more...)

SUNSET BOULEVARD Comes to Moonlight Amphitheatre 8/16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Moonlight Stage Productions continues its 37th season with the San Diego Regional Premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber's masterful homage to The Golden Age of Hollywood, Sunset Boulevard, Aug. 16 - Sept. 2, at the Moonlight Amphitheatre. Capturing Tony Awards for Best Musical, Best Original Score, and Best Book of a Musical, the show is based on Billy Wilder's classic 1950 film noir which featured such highly quoted lines as "I am big. It's the pictures that got small" and "I'm ready for my close up." Tickets range from $23 to $55 for all reserved seating and $17 to $22 for general admission lawn seating. To purchase tickets or for more information, call 760-724-2110 or visit moonlightstage.com. (more...)

DORIS AND ME Comes to Downstairs Cabaret Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2017

Doris and Me is a joyful celebration of the music, life and career of Doris Day - and one man's quirky obsession with America's sweetheart. In his Eddon Award-winning (Best Solo Show) and BroadwayWorld Critic's Pick performance, Scott Dreier takes audiences through a nostalgic sentimental journey of Doris Day's music. (more...)

Political Parody With The Riccardis
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2017

Combining comedy cabaret with progressive political parody, Sandy and Richard Riccardi have over 15 million views on social media and will be performing at the beautiful Metropolitan Room on August 9th at 7:00PM. Doors open at 6:15. Get your tickets now! (more...)

Vocalist Calabria Foti Releases 'In the Still of the Night'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2017

CALABRIA FOTI is one of music's best-kept secrets. She is a jazz/pop vocalist with a lush, silky voice and impeccable intonation, a recording artist who's shared the spotlight and the microphone with TV's Seth MacFarlane (and garnered a Grammy Award nomination). (more...)

Leslie Zemeckis Keeps Old Hollywood at Your Fingertips
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Leslie Zemeckis has one of the world's largest personal collections of burlesque memorabilia, and now the actress, best-selling author and award-winning documentarian has adapted some of this collection into sexy, burlesque and pinup-inspired emojis, which are available for download exclusively from the App Store. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Boris & Sergey's One Man Extravaganza
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 14, 2017

BWW speaks to Dylan Tate about Boris & Sergey's One Man Extravaganza ahead of their run at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

Wick Theatre Replaces A WONDERFUL LIFE with SHE LOVES ME, Honors Legacy of Michael Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

The Wick Theatre announced a change in the line-up for the upcoming 2017-2018 production season.  An unexpected issue with production rights has forced the company to replace A Wonderful Life with She Loves Me.   (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for July 12, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 12, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center Adds Three New Events to its Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center has added three new events to its lineup. See full details below! (more...)

SOMETHING ROTTEN! Gets Northwest Premiere at The 5th Avenue Theatre this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

The completely original new musical Something Rotten!, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon, Aladdin), with music and lyrics by Grammy Award winner and Tony Award nominee Wayne Kirkpatrick and Golden Globe Award and Tony Award nominee Karey Kirkpatrick and a book by Tony Award nominees Karey Kirkpatrick and best-selling author John O'Farrell, begins performances at The 5th Avenue Theatre on September 12 (press opening Friday, September 15), and runs through October 1, 2017. Tickets start at $29 and will go on sale Wednesday, July 19. They can be purchased at www.5thavenue.org, by phone at 206-625-1900 or at the Box Office at 1308 5th Avenue in Downtown Seattle. (more...)

DM Playhouse's Final Act Ensemble to Perform Evening of Radio Shows
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

The Des Moines Community Playhouse's Final Act Ensemble presents their annual summer showcase, an evening of radio shows, Tuesday, July 18, at 7:00 PM. (more...)

Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival Partners with Moondog's Lounge for New Musicals Series 'The PiTCH'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival/Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, Inc. has announced its partnership with Moondog's Lounge during the Festival's new-works series, "The PiTCH," presented by Generations Bank. (more...)

Sarah Fernandez and Lauren Baez Bring DOS DIVAS to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Sarah Fernandez and Lauren Baez make their Feinstein's/54 Below debut in their show, Dos Divas! From NYU's Tisch School of the Arts comes two fierce newcomers to the Broadway scene. With their unique sense of versatility - ranging from The Golden Age of Musical Theatre to pop hits of the 21st Century - these two Latina beltresses join forces on stage in this special one night only performance to convey through song and story the trials and tribulations of what it takes to make it in New York City. (more...)

Golden Age Of Musicals Returns to Big Screen in Short Musical Film CARNIVAL KID
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2017

Carnival Kid is a new short musical film set to debut in 2017. It draws heavily upon The Golden Age of musical film, adding an element of the classic technicolor. This comedic musical film follows Travis through a dream sequence as he just can't get his co-worker Adeline off his mind! (more...)

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