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Based on the novel Anna and the King of Siam by Margaret Landon

Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic about English widow Anna who comes to teach western ways to the royal family of Siam and in turn learns to love and respect the exuberant king. A fun show for the whole family!


2014 BroadwayWorld Chicago Award Winners Announced: RAGTIME, AVENUE Q and ALL OUR TRAGIC Win Locally; MOTOWN, AMAZING GRACE Tours Honored2014 BroadwayWorld Chicago Award Winners Announced: RAGTIME, AVENUE Q and ALL OUR TRAGIC Win Locally; MOTOWN, AMAZING GRACE Tours Honored
by Paul W. Thompson - Jan 8, 2015

On the coldest night of the year, spirits were high at The Call Bar in the Andersonville neighborhood, as the 2014 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards Celebration was held on Wednesday, January 7, 2015. Hosted by BroadwayWorld Chicago Regional Editor Paul W. Thompson and The Call's hostess, Ashley Morgan, the Celebration lasted from 8:00 pm to the stroke of midnight, as the winners in 36 categories were revealed. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 1/7/15- THE KING AND ISTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 1/7/15- THE KING AND I
by Stage Tube - Jan 7, 2015

Today in 1985, the second Broadway revival of The King and I opened at the Broadway THeatre, where it ran for 191 performances. The King and I is the fifth musical by the team of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. The work is based on the 1944 novel Anna and the King of Siam by Margaret Landon and derives from the memoirs of Anna Leonowens, who became governess to the children of King Mongkut of Siam in the early 1860s. The story deals with the experiences of the British schoolteacher, who is hired as part of the King's drive to modernize his country. The relationship between the King and Anna is marked by conflict through much of the play, as well as by a love that neither is able to express. The musical premiered on March 29, 1951 at Broadway's St. James Theatre. (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 4Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 4
by - Jan 4, 2015

Upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, January 4, 2015. (more...)

Kitchen Theatre Presents COUNT ME IN by Rachel LampertKitchen Theatre Presents COUNT ME IN by Rachel Lampert
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2015

A new play for a new year! Kitchen Theatre Company is happy to present the latest work written by and starring Kitchen Theatre Company's Artistic Director, Rachel Lampert (Soup Comes Last, Tony and the Soprano, Bed No Breakfast, In the Company of Dancers, and many others). A search for forgotten friends and memories leads to reunions of all kinds in this heartwarming new play filled with music, dance, and Lampert's singular wit. Count Me In begins previews on January 14, with opening night on January 17. (more...)

Ron Canada, Luke Forbes and Adam Gerber Star in George Street's THE WHIPPING MAN, Opening TonightRon Canada, Luke Forbes and Adam Gerber Star in George Street's THE WHIPPING MAN, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

The Whipping Man by Matthew Lopez opens tonight, January 23, 2015 at George Street Playhouse. The production runs through February 15, 2015 Directed by Seret Scott, the cast features Ron Canada, Luke Forbes and Adam Gerber. (more...)

Staged Reading of Lou Diamond Phillips' BURNING DESIRE Set for Actors Chapel, 1/28Staged Reading of Lou Diamond Phillips' BURNING DESIRE Set for Actors Chapel, 1/28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

BURNING DESIRE, a modern parable written by Lou Diamond Phillips will be presented as a staged reading in New York City at St. Malachy's Church at The Actors Chapel, on Wednesday, January 28th at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Begins Tonight at Paper Mill PlayhouseVANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Begins Tonight at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

Paper Mill Playhouse presents its winter comedy, Christopher Durang's Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. This touching and wickedly hysterical Tony Award-winning best play features Broadway, television and film veterans: Philippe Bowgen (Spike), Gina Daniels (Cassandra), Carolyn McCormick (Masha), Mark Nelson (Vanya), Michele Pawk (Sonia) and Jamie Ann Romero (Nina). Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike will be directed by Don Stephenson. Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike will run eight times a week at the Millburn, New Jersey, theater from tonight, January 21 through February 15, 2015. The official press opening night is Sunday, January 25, at 7:00pm. (more...)

KINKY BOOTS National Tour Will Stop in North Texas Twice in 2015KINKY BOOTS National Tour Will Stop in North Texas Twice in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

KINKY BOOTS, the smash-hit musical that brings together four-time Tony® Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (Book) and Grammy® Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Tony® Award-winner for Best Score for KINKY BOOTS), opens at the Music Hall at Fair Park February 24 - March 8, presented by Dallas Summer Musicals. The tour will roll back into Fort Worth, where it will play at Bass Performance Hall October 27 - November 1, presented by Performing Arts Fort Worth. (more...)

Maltz Jupiter Theatre's THE KING AND I & Actors' Playhouse's MURDER BALLAD Lead Carbonell Awards Nominations!Maltz Jupiter Theatre's THE KING AND I & Actors' Playhouse's MURDER BALLAD Lead Carbonell Awards Nominations!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

A production of a beloved Rodgers and Hammerstein musical and a rock and roll tale of a passionate love triangle garnered the most nominations for the 39th annual Carbonell Awards, which honors excellence in theater in South Florida. (more...)

Place Your Bid! Drama League's Online Charity Auction Features Meet-and-Greets with Jake Gyllenhaal, Hugh Jackman & MorePlace Your Bid! Drama League's Online Charity Auction Features Meet-and-Greets with Jake Gyllenhaal, Hugh Jackman & More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

The Drama League's 2015 Benefit Charity Auction has launched at www.biddingforgood.com/thedramaleague, featuring over fifty once-in-a-lifetime prize packages. (more...)

Carman Napier Coming to The Triad with Special Guest Anita Gillette, 2/23Carman Napier Coming to The Triad with Special Guest Anita Gillette, 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

Actress & singer Carman Napier will make her New York City solo show debut in Little Fish, Big Apple. Carman first appeared in New York in Songs For A New World and recently garnered acclaim for her portrayal of Diana in Next To Normal at The Gallery Players. This evening of musical theater and pop songs will also feature stage and screen star Anita Gillette (Chapter Two, Cabaret, Moonstruck, 30 Rock) and the talents of Noah Ricketts (Beautiful:The Carol King Musical) and Samantha Cutler (Billy Elliot: The Musical). Little Fish, Big Apple will be performed at Stage 72 at The Triad on Monday, February 23rd at 9 pm. Doors at 8:30 pm. (more...)

BWW Reviews: SYDNEY THEATRE AWARDS 2014 Winners AnnouncedBWW Reviews: SYDNEY THEATRE AWARDS 2014 Winners Announced
by Jade Kops - Jan 19, 2015

The Sydney's Theatre community gathered at the 2014 SYDNEY THEATRE AWARDS tonight for the 10th annual celebration of the best of the past year's work as judged by The Sydney Reviewers. (more...)

Hayley Mills, Juliet Mills and Maxwell Caulfield Set to Tour Australia in LEGENDS!Hayley Mills, Juliet Mills and Maxwell Caulfield Set to Tour Australia in LEGENDS!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2015

Leading Australian theatre producer John Frost today announced the return to the Australian stage by stars of screen and stage, Hayley Mills and Juliet Mills. The sisters will star in a national tour of the Australian Premiere of James Kirkwood's hilarious and touching comedy Legends! which has broken box office records around the world wherever it has played.The Australian Premiere opens in Brisbane at QPAC in May for a strictly limited season, followed by seasons in Sydney, Perth, Adelaide and Melbourne. Tickets are on sale from 9 February. (more...)

Jenn Gambatese to Join Laura Osnes & Steven Pasquale in Lyric Opera of Chicago's CAROUSELJenn Gambatese to Join Laura Osnes & Steven Pasquale in Lyric Opera of Chicago's CAROUSEL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

Lyric Opera of Chicago announced today that Jenn Gambatese will portray Carrie Pipperidge in Lyric's new production of Carousel, on stage April 10 through May 3, 2015 (opening night April 11). Gambatese returns to Lyric following her critically acclaimed performance as Maria in last year's production of The Sound of Music, which just won 2014's Best Special Theatrical Event at the Broadway World Chicago Awards. 'The sweetly appealing Gambatese makes a light and lovely Maria, full of practicality and pluck.' (Time Out Chicago) (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at COUNT ME IN at Kitchen Theatre CompanyPhoto Flash: First Look at COUNT ME IN at Kitchen Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

Check out a first look below! (more...)

HIGH SCHOOL DRAMA: Hume-Fogg's Jessie GholsonHIGH SCHOOL DRAMA: Hume-Fogg's Jessie Gholson
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jan 15, 2015

This week we introduce the lovely and graceful Jessie Gholson, a 17-year-old senior at Hume-Fogg Academic High School. She recently completed a run in the school's fall production of The King and I, playing the leading role of Anna Leonowens. Her previous roles at HFA include Amber Von Tussle in Hairspray and a Kit Kat Girl in Cabaret. Jessie is also a member of The Blue Notes show choir for the third consecutive year. (more...)

CINDERELLA National Tour Coming to San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts, 3/3-8CINDERELLA National Tour Coming to San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts, 3/3-8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA, the 2013 Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of South Pacific and The Sound of Music, will play San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts (255 Almaden Blvd.) for a limited engagement from March 3 - 8, 2015. Tickets for CINDERELLA range in price from $38 - $128 and are available now by visiting ?ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-982-ARTS (2787). (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for January 14th, 2015'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for January 14th, 2015
by Paul W. Thompson - Jan 14, 2015

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. The BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards Celebration was great! Now onward to '50 Shades,' 'Mr. Burns' and 'Book Of Merman,' plus two from Christopher Pazdernik,' 'Ordinary Days,' 'First Wives Club,' tributes to John Hughes and Stephen Sondheim and a showtune film cameo! (more...)

Jason Michael Snow, Nicholas Christopher & More to Join Lindsay Mendez & Ben Platt in BAND GEEKS at 54 BelowJason Michael Snow, Nicholas Christopher & More to Join Lindsay Mendez & Ben Platt in BAND GEEKS at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

Nicholas Christopher (Motown, Rent), Gavin Lodge (Annie, Priscilla, Queen of the Desert), Jacey Powers (Falling, Our Town), and Jason Michael Snow (The Book of Mormon, Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man) have joined the cast of the upcoming Band Geeks in Concert at 54 Below on January 18th. They join the previously announced Jill Abramovitz (Cinderella, It Should've Been You), F. Michael Haynie (Wicked, NBC's Peter Pan Live), Lindsay Mendez (Wicked, Dogfight), Ruthie Ann Miles (Here Lies Love, The King and I), Mike Millan (Piece of My Heart), Patti Murin (Lysistrata Jones, Fly by Night), Ben Platt (Book of Mormon, Pitch Perfect), and Daniel Quadrino (Newsies, NBC's Peter Pan Live). (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE KING AND I Charms with Royal Turns by Alan Ariano and Chelsea SotoBWW Reviews: THE KING AND I Charms with Royal Turns by Alan Ariano and Chelsea Soto
by Herbert Paine - Jan 13, 2015

Alan Ariano embraces the King's role as his own and Chelsea Soto delivers a stirring performance as Tuptim in Arizona Broadway Theatre's lavish production of The King and I. (more...)

Amy Spanger, Emily West & More Set for 54 Below this WeekAmy Spanger, Emily West & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2015

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...)

BWW Interviews: Mark Nelson in VANYA AND SONYA AND MASHA AND SPIKE at Paper Mill PlayhouseBWW Interviews: Mark Nelson in VANYA AND SONYA AND MASHA AND SPIKE at Paper Mill Playhouse
by Marina Kennedy - Jan 12, 2015

'Vanya and Sonya and Masha and Spike' will be onstage at Paper Mill Playhouse from January 21st through February 15th. Broadwayworld.com had the opportunity to interview Mark Nelson who stars as Vanya in this touching and comical Tony Award winning play. (more...)

WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN Officially Opens Tonight in the West EndWOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN Officially Opens Tonight in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2015

Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, opening tonight, January 12 at London's Playhouse Theatre after beginning previews last month, stars Tamsin Greig, Haydn Gwynne, Jerome Pradon, Anna Skellern,Ricardo Afonso, Haydn Oakley, Willemijn Verkaik and Seline Hizli. (more...)

2014 BroadwayWorld Austin Winners Announced - Michael Dominguez, Mark Evans, Hayley Podschun & More!2014 BroadwayWorld Austin Winners Announced - Michael Dominguez, Mark Evans, Hayley Podschun & More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 12, 2015

Votes are cast; polls are closed; and results have been tabulated! This was our biggest year yet! After a record number of voters in more than 60 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is very excited to announce the 2014 Austin winners! Thanks to all who voted, and huge congratulations to all the winners! (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top Cabaret Picks for January 12-18, Featuring Donna Vivino, Chip Zien, and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top Cabaret Picks for January 12-18, Featuring Donna Vivino, Chip Zien, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Jan 11, 2015

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestra's begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven- o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: The Mamma Mia! Dads in Concert; Kander and Ebb and All That Jazz; Sondheim Originals: Old Friends; Donna Vivino: The Friends and Family Plan; and Band Geeks in Concert. (more...)

Renee Fleming, Kelli O'Hara and Nathan Gunn Lead the Met's MERRY WIDOW, Beginning TonightRenee Fleming, Kelli O'Hara and Nathan Gunn Lead the Met's MERRY WIDOW, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 31, 2014

Renee Fleming will add a new role to her extensive repertory when she sings her first-ever performances of Hanna Glawari, the title role in Lehar's The Merry Widow, at the Met this season. Four-time Tony Award winner Susan Stroman makes her Met debut as director and choreographer of a new production of the comic operetta, in which a wealthy widow's countrymen launch a romantic plot to keep her -- and her tax dollars -- within their borders. (more...)

ATG's Sir Howard Panter & Rosemary Squire OBE Top Stage 100 for 6th YearATG's Sir Howard Panter & Rosemary Squire OBE Top Stage 100 for 6th Year
by BWW News Desk - Dec 31, 2014

Ambassador Theatre Group's Sir Howard Panter and Rosemary Squire OBE have topped the The Stage 100 for a record-breaking sixth consecutive year. The exclusive list, compiled annually by the industry's leading newspaper, ranks the powerhouses of British theatre. (more...)

Something's Coming: What's Ahead for Broadway in Spring 2015!Something's Coming: What's Ahead for Broadway in Spring 2015!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 28, 2014

2015 is almost here, and that means that a slew of new shows are on their way to the Great White Way. Before the 2015 Awards season gets started, no less than nineteen new productions will take tike their first Broadway bows. Catch up on what's in store for the season ahead below! (more...)

Last Chance to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Austin AwardsLast Chance to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Austin Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 26, 2014

It's your last week to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Austin Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 26th. Voting closes at the end of the year, in under one week! (more...)

Last Chance to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Chicago AwardsLast Chance to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 26, 2014

It's your last week to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Chicago Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 26th. Voting closes at the end of the year, in under one week! (more...)

WHITE CHRISTMAS Cast Celebrates 100th Year of New Haven's Shubert TheaterWHITE CHRISTMAS Cast Celebrates 100th Year of New Haven's Shubert Theater
by Jeffrey Ellis - Dec 23, 2014

What better way to commemorate the 100th birthday of one of the nation's most storied theaters - The Shubert Theater in New Haven, Connecticut - than with a special video starring the national company of Irving Berlin's White Christmas, the first show to take the stage in the theater's centennial year? (more...)

Christine Ebersole, Marin Mazzie, Cast of LES MIZ & More Set for 54 Below This WinterChristine Ebersole, Marin Mazzie, Cast of LES MIZ & More Set for 54 Below This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2014

This January and February 54 BELOW presents an exciting 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...)

Paper Mill Playhouse Offers Autism-Friendly Performance of ELF TodayPaper Mill Playhouse Offers Autism-Friendly Performance of ELF Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse is proud to announce a special autism-friendly performance for its critically-acclaimed, holiday musical, Elf. Paper Mill Playhouse will offer this special autism-friendly performance of Elf today, December 23, at 1:30pm. This performance is designed specifically for children on the autism spectrum or with other developmental disabilities. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 12/21/2014Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 12/21/2014
by BWW - Dec 21, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/21/2014 for Chicago (more...)

THE GREATEST PIRATE HOLIDAY SPECTACULARRR! Docks Off-Broadway TodayTHE GREATEST PIRATE HOLIDAY SPECTACULARRR! Docks Off-Broadway Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2014

Off Sides Entertainment, Inc. has announced that after the critically-acclaimed eight-month, off-Broadway run and first national tour of their interactive, improvised musical, THE GREATEST PIRATE STORY NEVER TOLD!, their merry band of singing pirates will return to the Snapple Theater Center with an all new production: THE GREATEST PIRATE HOLIDAY SPECTACULARRR! The production will open today, December 20th at 11:00 a.m. for a strictly limited holiday engagement of only ten performances. Co-authors Christopher and Rick Leidenfrost-Wilson will direct. (more...)

Tamsin Greig Leads WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN, Opening Tonight in the West EndTamsin Greig Leads WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN, Opening Tonight in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2014

Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, opening tonight, December 20, in the West End, stars Tamsin Greig, Haydn Gwynne, Jerome Pradon, Anna Skellern,Ricardo Afonso, Haydn Oakley, Willemijn Verkaik and Seline Hizli. (more...)

Time is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Austin AwardsTime is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Austin Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 19, 2014

Time is ticking on your last chance to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Austin Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 19th. Voting closes at the end of the year! (more...)

Time is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Chicago AwardsTime is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 19, 2014

Time is ticking on your last chance to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Chicago Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 19th. Voting closes at the end of the year! (more...)

Hadyn Gwynne, Jerome Pradon and Anna Skellern Join Tamsin Greig in West End's WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWNHadyn Gwynne, Jerome Pradon and Anna Skellern Join Tamsin Greig in West End's WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

Hadyn Gwynne, Jerome Pradon and Anna Skellern join Tamsin Greig in the UK premiere of David Yazbek and Jeffrey Lane's new musical adaptation of Pedro Almodovar's Oscar-nominated film Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown. Directed by Tony Award-winner Bartlett Sher, and following two full-scale development workshops with actors, musicians and the creative team, the production will open in a limited run for 20 weeks only at The Playhouse Theatre on 12 January 2015, with previews from 20 December 2014. (more...)

Paper Mill Playhouse Extends ELF into 2015Paper Mill Playhouse Extends ELF into 2015
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse released a block of great seats today for its holiday musical, Elf, for the week following Christmas. Expanded availability includes performances from December 27, 2014 through January 4, 2015. Based on the 2003 film starring Will Ferrell, Elf has a book by Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin, music by Matthew Sklar and lyrics by Chad Beguelin. Elf is directed by Eric Ankrim and choreographed by Josh Rhodes. Elf runs eight times a week at the Millburn, New Jersey, theater through January 4, 2015. Elf has been playing to many sold-out houses since November 26. Tickets may be purchased by calling 973.376.4343, at the Paper Mill Playhouse Box Office at 22 Brookside Drive in Millburn, or online at www.PaperMill.org. (more...)

Tony Nominee Laura Osnes to Join Steven Pasquale in Lyric Opera of Chicago's CAROUSELTony Nominee Laura Osnes to Join Steven Pasquale in Lyric Opera of Chicago's CAROUSEL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

Lyric Opera of Chicago announced today that Laura Osnes will star as Julie Jordan in Lyric's new production of Carousel, on stage April 11 through May 3, 2015. Osnes comes to Lyric following her Tony-nominated role in Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella on Broadway. She joins Steven Pasquale, who stars as Billy Bigelow, in this new production directed and choreographed by legendary Tony, Emmy, and Olivier Award winner Rob Ashford. (more...)

The Muny Announces Creative Teams for 2015 Season; Marc Bruni, Gary Griffin, Marcia Milgrom Dodge & More!The Muny Announces Creative Teams for 2015 Season; Marc Bruni, Gary Griffin, Marcia Milgrom Dodge & More!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

The Muny announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for the Muny's 2015 Season, which opens on June 15 with My Fair Lady. 'This is a thrilling roster of artists,' said Muny Artistic Director and Executive Producer Mike Isaacson. 'We look forward to bringing their vision and talent to our grand stage.' (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for December 17th, 2014'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for December 17th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Dec 17, 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. Two weeks of voting left for the BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards! The 'Annie' film and 'The Merry Widow' open, 'Patsy Cline' extends, 'Sherlock Holmes' sings, 'Cupid' has a heart, and MCL Chicago, Drury Lane Oakbrook and Black Ensemble Theater plan new works for 2015, including 'Beaches' and a tribute to Roger Ebert! (more...)

WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN Begins Previews Tonight in the West EndWOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN Begins Previews Tonight in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, beginning tonight, December 17, in the West End, stars Tamsin Greig, Haydn Gwynne, Jerome Pradon, Anna Skellern, Ricardo Afonso, Haydn Oakley, Willemijn Verkaik and Seline Hizli. (more...)

CINDERELLA Dances Into Chicago's Cadillac Palace TonightCINDERELLA Dances Into Chicago's Cadillac Palace Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

Broadway In Chicago welcomes the 2013 Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of South Pacific and The Sound of Music, to the Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W Randolph) for a limited engagement from tonight, December 16, 2014 through January 4, 2015. (more...)

Last Day To Win Tickets To THE KING & I Revival & Meet Kelli O'HaraLast Day To Win Tickets To THE KING & I Revival & Meet Kelli O'Hara
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 16, 2014

Last chance to see THE KING & I and meet the actress who plays Anna! (more...)

Two Local Actors to Appear in CAMELOT National Tour at Morrison CenterTwo Local Actors to Appear in CAMELOT National Tour at Morrison Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

Fred Meyer Broadway In Boise has announced that Edsel Christensen (5th grader at Challenger School) and Mason Price (4th grader at Christine Donnell School of the Arts) have been cast as Tom of Warwick in the upcoming Boise engagement of the 2014/2015 National Tour of Lerner & Loewe's CAMELOT at the Morrison Center. (more...)

2014 Sydney Theatre Award Nominations Announced; Ceremony Set for Jan 192014 Sydney Theatre Award Nominations Announced; Ceremony Set for Jan 19
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

Nominations were announced today for the Sydney Theatre Awards for 2014, which will be presented at a gala ceremony on Monday January 19, 2015 at 6pm at the Paddington RSL. (more...)

Michele Pawk, Carolyn McCormick & More to Star in VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE at Paper Mill PlayhouseMichele Pawk, Carolyn McCormick & More to Star in VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse has announced casting for its winter comedy, Christopher Durang's Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. This touching and wickedly hysterical Tony Award-winning best play features Broadway, television and film veterans: Philippe Bowgen (Spike), Gina Daniels (Cassandra), Carolyn McCormick (Masha), Mark Nelson (Vanya), Michele Pawk (Sonia) and Jamie Ann Romero (Nina). Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike will be directed by Don Stephenson. Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike will run eight times a week at the Millburn, New Jersey, theater from January 21 through February 15, 2015. The official press opening night is Sunday, January 25, at 7:00pm. Paper Mill Playhouse's 2014-2015 Season is sponsored by Investors Bank. (more...)

Marsha Mason, Kate Baldwin Set for Acting Company's BELL, BOOK AND CANDLE Staged Reading TonightMarsha Mason, Kate Baldwin Set for Acting Company's BELL, BOOK AND CANDLE Staged Reading Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

The Acting Company will present a staged reading of Bell, Book and Candle, John Van Druten's delightful play about a beautiful witch who casts a spell over a publisher when she finds herself quite smitten. One small problem arises: witches cannot fall in love. The reading is at 7 pm tonight, December 15 at the Pearl Theater, 555 West 42nd Street (10th - 11th Avenues). (more...)

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