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Casting Announcement - Trish Noble Joins the LADIES IN BLACK for 2017 National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2016

Queensland Theatre Company have announced that one of Australia's most acclaimed stars of the stage and screen, the multi-award winning actor Trisha Noble, will join the cast of Ladies in Black for the national tour in 2017. (more...)

Utah Opera's 2016-17 Season Opens with Bizet's CARMEN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

The 2016-17 Utah Opera season opens in October 2016 with Bizet's 'Carmen,' which was last performed on the Utah Opera stage in January 2010 and is considered one of the most popular and frequently performed operas in the world. Five performances will be held at the Janet Quinney Lawson Capitol Theatre on October 8, 10, 12, 14 at 7:30 p.m. and October 16 at 2 p.m. Tickets, priced from $21-$110, are available for purchase through www.utahopera.org or by calling (801) 355-2787. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2016

Riding the successful wave of last year's festivities, the second Poppy Seed Theatre Festival continues to provide a unique proposition to theatre makers by embracing the development of some of the best Melbourne-based independent artists to present the premiere of four ambitious new works over five weeks from 8 November – 11 December 2016. (more...)

BWW Review: Vickie Bailey Directs CFTA's SUITE SURRENDER
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 23, 2016

One thing in theater seems certain: Give an accomplished and veteran director the reins to a show and you can be guaranteed they will approach the work decisively and imaginatively - no matter how weak or how strong a particular play's script may be… (more...)

BWW Review: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at CIRKUS
by Isa Ponturo - Sep 22, 2016

Andrew Lloyd Webber's iconic 'THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA' is one of the most successful pieces of theatre and entertainment of all time and continues to captivate audiences all over the world. The first Swedish production in the late 80's was a huge success so this revival was very anticipated by the old and the new generations of Swedish theatre-goers. I heard someone in the audience say that it was like visiting an old friend after almost 30 years. (more...)

Two Rivers Brewing Company Honors Shelley Brown with Leading Lady Harvest Ale
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Shelley Brown, President & CEO of the State Theatre is the latest honoree of Two Rivers Brewing Company's Great Beer for a Great Cause program.  The "Leading Lady Harvest Ale" will be unveiled at a release party held at the Easton restaurant on Tuesday, September 20th from 5 pm - 8 pm. (more...)

Coastway Community Bank Sponsors 42ND STREET at PPAC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

J.L. "Lynn" Singleton, President of the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC), is pleased to announce that Coastway Community Bank is the sponsor of 42nd STREET. The quintessential backstage musical comedy classic 42nd STREET will celebrate a limited engagement at PPAC with a sparkling new production, March 24 - 26, 2017. (more...)

Reeger & Scrofano-Led THE GIN GAME, ROCK OF AGES and More Set for Drury Lane Theatre's 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Drury Lane Theatre has announced the complete lineup of its 2017/2018 season, opening with Chicago, having attained the exclusive rights to revitalize the sensational mega-hit with home town authenticity. (more...)

HUMPTY DUMPTY AND THE BIG BOOK OF NURSERY RHYMES Comes to SOPAC This November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Humpty Dumpty and the Big Book of Nursery Rhymes atSOPAC on November 5 at 2:00 p.m. Join Humpty Dumpty and all your favorite nursery rhyme characters on a musical adventure! (more...)

West End & Broadway Star Kerry Ellis Joins ENCORE RADIO
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

The award-winning star of Wicked, Rent and Les Miserables will host her own 3-hour show every Saturday afternoon. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Soon for Shea's Buffalo Theatre's 2016-17 Season with LITTLE MERMAID and More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Shea's Buffalo Theatre has announced its 2016-17 lineup. Gift certificates are on sale now. Scroll down for details! (more...)

42ND STREET Opens this Weekend at The Heights Players
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

The Heights Players is proud to present its first musical of its 61st season - the classic, quintessential backstage musical comedy, 42nd Street. This song-and-dance fable of Broadway with an American Dream story is the perfect ticket as the holiday season, and chilly weather, approaches. 42nd Street opens on November 4th and runs through November 20th. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

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BWW Blog: Sebastian Trevino -  RENT: A New Generation
by Guest Blogger: Sebastian Trevino - Nov 29, 2016

Mexico, similar to the rest of Latin America, is quite a catholic and conservative country. As to be expected, when RENT came along for the first time to the Aztec lands in 2001, it was considered excessively racy and immoral. An exotic dancer as The Leading Lady? Unfathomable! I mean, sure, Julia Roberts' stole our hearts in a similar role in Pretty Woman, but then again, she wasn't a crack addict or dying of AIDS. So yeah, you can imagine how this wasn't exactly Mexico's cup of … tequila.  (more...)

VIDEO: West End's Elaine Paige Releases THE MUSICALS 3 CD Set - Available Now!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2016

Elaine Paige remains The Leading Lady of the West End after 50 years in the business and also hosts a weekly Musicals show on Radio 2.This unique collection of her favourite songs from the musicals celebrates the best and most successful musicals ever made. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Broadway Hair Designers Sound Off About What They Do and How They Do It!
by Cara Joy David - Nov 25, 2016

A show is a product of design-from the lights that you see to the sound that surrounds you to the hair on top of the actors' heads. Hair and wig designers help define characters, though their work largely goes unnoticed. (more...)

Live Albums from Charles Busch, Carmen Cusack, Adam Pascal & Anthony Rapp Out Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Broadway Records today announced three new titles to be added to its 'Live at Feinstein's/54 Below' series: CHARLES BUSCH - LIVE AT FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, CARMEN CUSACK - IF YOU KNEW MY STORY and ADAM PASCAL & ANTHONY RAPP - ACOUSTICALLY SPEAKING: 20 YEARS OF FRIENDSHIP. (more...)

BWW Review: A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC at the Stratford Festival is Art at Its Finest
by Lauren Gienow - Jun 29, 2016

The Stratford Festival's first ever staging of Stephen Sondheim's A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC is happening this season at the Avon Theatre. Directed by Gary Griffin, It is clever, it is delightful, it is funny, it is sad, and it is beautifully performed by everyone involved. Everyone I have spoken with who has seen this production has a different favourite scene or performer. There is so much to take in that it is just as fun to see it a second time! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Shuler Hensley, Emily Skinner, Jay Armstrong Johnson and More in 42ND STREET at The Muny
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2016

The Muny presents 42nd Street, directed and choreographed by Denis Jones and music directed by Ben Whiteley. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Shuler Hensley, Emily Skinner & More in 42ND STREET at The Muny!
by Stage Tube - Jun 29, 2016

The Muny presents 42nd Street, directed and choreographed by Denis Jones and music directed by Ben Whiteley.  BroadwayWorld has a first look at highlights of the show below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Go Backstage with 42ND STREET at The Muny!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2016

The Muny presents 42nd Street, directed and choreographed by Denis Jones and music directed by Ben Whiteley. BroadwayWorld has a look backstage during opening night below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of 42ND STREET at The Muny!
by Stage Tube - Jun 27, 2016

The Muny presents 42nd Street, directed and choreographed by Denis Jones and music directed by Ben Whiteley.  BroadwayWorld has a first look at highlights of the show below! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 6/26/2016
by BWW - Jun 26, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/26/2016 for Dallas (more...)

BWW Interview: Embracing the Unexpected: Kate Fahrner Debuts at MSMT
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Jun 24, 2016

"When I called to do this job, I was shocked and terrified at first. It's such an iconic part," confides actress Kate Fahrner, who makes a double debut in Evita at Maine State Music Theatre on June 29, 2016. The three-week run marks the young and talented Broadway star's role debut as the mesmerizing Eva Peron, as well as her first MSMT appearance. And if this weren't enough of a challenge, she adds, she has a number of other exciting things happening in her life right now as well - foremost among them a one-year old daughter, who (with the help of family) has accompanied her to Maine for rehearsals. (more...)

42ND STREET National Tour Coming to Bass Hall Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

Performing Arts Fort Worth proudly presents the quintessential backstage musical comedy classic 42nd STREET at Bass Performance Hall July 12-17. Tickets start at $44 and are on sale NOW! (more...)

BWW Review: Reimagined PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Impressive at the State Theatre, But . . .
by Roy Berko - Jun 21, 2016

It's been seen by over 140-million people in 30 countries and 151 cities. It's been translated into 14 languages. It's Broadway's longest running show. What is it? Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera, which is now on stage at the State Theatre, in a reimagined form. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 6/19/2016
by BWW - Jun 19, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/19/2016 for Dallas (more...)

BWW Review: The MUNY'S Spectacular 42ND STREET
by Chris Gibson - Jul 9, 2016

If you missed The Muny's production of 42nd STREET, you missed a show that was an absolutely perfect fit for the wide open spaces its stage presents. The original Warner Bros. 1933 pre-production code film was a blend of behind the scenes melodrama and onstage eye-candy. It gave depression era audiences a chance to escape from their worries with Lloyd Bacon's direction of the story and Busby Berkley's show-stopping musical direction. And, that's the caliber of entertainment you'll find on stage at The MUNY. It's an extravaganza that verges on pure spectacle, with that enormous canvas worked to perfection; a snappy mix of what made the movie and the Broadway version so successful. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 7/03/2016
by BWW - Jul 3, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/03/2016 for Dallas (more...)

Broadwaysted Drinks Cabernet in Sippy Cups with PARAMOUR's Ruby Lewis
by Broadwaysted - Jul 26, 2016

Eyes on the center ring for this week's episode of Broadwaysted with The Leading Lady of Cirque du Soleil's PARAMOUR-Ruby Lewis! Ruby pours some cabernet into her show sippy cup and spills about her 10-hour trip to Vegas, her journey with PARAMOUR from inception to Broadway, and her stressful childhood experience warming up for the Petite Miss Dance of America Competition. We play 'Dirty Hands on a Hardbody' and a new game called 'Is that a Cirque Title?' before we have a great round of Lights of Broadway Showcards Against Humanity (with a big shout out to Sydney Lucas!). (more...)

Laura Osnes, Mark Masri and the Utah Valley Symphony to Perform at SCERA Shell
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

The SCERA Shell Outdoor Theater will offer a triple treat Saturday Aug. 20 when the Utah Valley Symphony accompanies Tony Award-nominated Broadway star Laura Osnes and classical/crossover tenor Mark Masri in a night that promises Broadway, pop, classical, American standards and inspirational music. (more...)

BWW Review: KERRY ELLIS, Ghillie Dhu, Edinburgh, 17 July 2016
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 18, 2016

BWW reviews West End leading lady Kerry Ellis at Ghillie Dhu, Edinburgh. (more...)

ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Opens Wednesday at Hackmatack Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

Lisa Joyce of Dedham, Mass, as Princess Winnifred, and Drew Masse of Lewiston as Prince Dauntless keep the theater in stitches in Once Upon A Mattress playing Wednesdays to Saturdays at Hackmatack Playhouse through Aug. 13. For tickets or information, call 207-698-1807Call: 207-698-1807 or go to www.hackmatack.org. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Tulsa - Week of 7/17/2016
by BWW - Jul 17, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/17/2016 for Tulsa (more...)

42ND STREET to Open Manatee Performing Arts Center's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2016

The Manatee Performing Arts Center launches the Manatee Players' 2016-17 Season with 42ND STREET in Stone Hall Theater August 11th - 28th. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 7/10/2016
by BWW - Jul 10, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/10/2016 for Dallas (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Tulsa - Week of 7/10/2016
by BWW - Jul 10, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/10/2016 for Tulsa (more...)

Norbert Leo Butz, Carmen Cusack, AMERICAN PSYCHO Set for Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2016

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

Official: 42ND STREET To Open At Theatre Royal Drury Lane In March 2017
by Edward Baker - Aug 5, 2016

42nd STREET, the quintessential backstage musical comedy classic, is to play the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane from Monday 20 March 2017, with a press night on Tuesday 4 April 2017 at 7:00pm. Tickets go on-sale today, Friday 5th August. (more...)

Toronto International Film Festival Unveils 'CONVERSATION WITH ...'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

The Toronto International Film Festival® unveiled its exciting In Conversation With… lineup, featuring eight internationally celebrated special guests Hiam Abbass, Kunle Afolayan and Genevieve Nnaji, Sônia Braga, Isabelle Huppert, Karan Johar, Mark Wahlberg, and Zhang Ziyi. In Conversation With… offers intimate, in-depth, personal and compelling discussions from cinema's preeminent talent. (more...)

BWW TV: Norbert Leo Butz, Tony Danza & More Show What They've Got at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Randy Rainbow - Aug 21, 2016

It's a big month at Feinstein's/54 Below! Two-time Tony Award winning actor Norbert Leo Butz, Tony nominated actress Carmen Cusack, Emmy and Golden Globe nominated actor Tony Danza (September 8-9), and Tony nominated actress Melissa Errico (September 20-24) previewed selections from their engagements and you can check out highlights below! (more...)

Wendi Peters to Star in WONDERLAND at The Bristol Hippodrome Next Spring
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

TV and West End star Wendi Peters, much loved for her acclaimed portrayal of Cilla Battersby-Brown in Coronation Street, will headline the upcoming 2017 UK tour of Wonderland as Queen of Hearts alongside musical theatre favourite Dave Willetts, who has previously starred in tours of South Pacific, 42nd Street and Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, as White Rabbit. (more...)

Toronto International Film Festival Reveals 2016 City to City Programme
by Movies News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

The 41st Toronto International Film Festival® shines its spotlight on eight fearless features from the city of Lagos, Nigeria, for the eighth edition of the City to City programme. (more...)

Wendi Peters, Dave Willetts and Kerry Ellis to Head Down the Rabbit Hole in WONDERLAND UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

Wonderland is an enchanting musical adaptation of Lewis Carroll's Alices Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, with a huge heart, a medley of magic and a whole lot of wonder. (more...)

UK Tour of WONDERLAND Announces Casting
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

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LADIES IN BLACK Returns with National Tour in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

?Queensland Theatre Company has announced that the critically acclaimed, smash hit and Helpmann-Award winning musical Ladies in Black will tour nationally in early 2017, opening in Sydney on January 3 for its premiere season in the city in which the story is based. The show will then return for an encore season to Brisbane from January 28, before another encore season in Melbourne from February 25, and to Canberra from March 27. (more...)

AMERICAN PSYCHO Sings Duncan Sheik and More Set for Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2016

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Manatee Performing Arts Center's Season Opener 42ND STREET
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2016

The Manatee Performing Arts Center launches the Manatee Players' 2016-17 Season with a bang with Tony-Award winning 42nd Street in Stone Hall Theater, running now through August 28th. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

42ND STREET to Open Manatee Performing Arts Center's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

The Manatee Performing Arts Center launches the Manatee Players' 2016-17 Season with 42ND STREET in Stone Hall Theater August 11th - 28th. (more...)

Carmen Cusack, THE POKEMUSICAL and More Coming Up This Month at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

This August, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. (more...)

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