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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 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...)

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...)

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


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...)

Kerry Ellis and Matt Cardle in Concert at The Apex this Summer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

This summer will see two of the most powerful and award-winning voices of this century appear in concert together for the very first time. Kerry Ellis and Matt Cardlewill take to the stage at The Apex, Bury St. Edmunds for an epic evening of entertainment, for one-night only. (more...)

WONDERLAND to Take Bristol Audiences Down the Rabbit Hole in May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

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...)

BWW Review: THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG, Theatre Royal, Glasgow
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Mar 7, 2017

Fawlty Towers meets Noises Off in this multi award-winning West End smash hit comedy. The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society are putting on a 1920s murder mystery, but as the title suggests, everything that can go wrong… does! As the accident prone thesps battle on against all the odds to reach their final curtain call, hilarious results ensue! (more...)

BWW Review: 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL at the BroadHollow Theatre Company in Elmont
by Anthony Hazzard - Mar 6, 2017

'9 to 5' is Broadhollow at Elmont's latest musical and it is a hoot! Those familiar with the vintage movie and those currently in the working world will certainly enjoy this timeless tale of three secretaries getting revenge on their 'sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot' of a boss. Dolly Parton, who starred in the film along with Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda, created the music and lyrics to accompany the Broadway musical which played a brief run in 2009. A national tour of the show followed as well as several regional theater productions. Now at the Broadhollow, Violet, Judy, and Doralee are back and better than ever! (more...)

Photo Coverage: 42ND STREET Arrives in London at Theatre Royal Drury Lane
by Roy Tan - Mar 31, 2017

42nd Street is the song and dance, American dream fable of Broadway. Young Peggy Sawyer is fresh off the bus from small-town America and just another face in the chorus line on Broadway's newest show. (more...)

BWW Interview: Rose Hemingway of KINKY BOOTS at Music Hall At Fair Park
by Kyle Christopher West - Mar 25, 2017

Earlier this week, I caught up with Rose Hemingway, who returns to Dallas next week in the national tour of KINKY BOOTS. Last year, Rose created the role of Misty Mae in the critically acclaimed production of MOONSHINE: THAT HEE HAW MUSICAL, shortly after making a name for herself in Broadway's HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING. We chatted about the timeliness of KINKY BOOTS' themes, falling in love onstage with her husband, and her favorite food in the Big D. (more...)

Photo Flash: Shuffle Off with Brand-New Shots of 42ND STREET in London
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

42nd STREET, the quintessential backstage musical comedy classic, is currently in previews at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane for an opening on 4 April 2017. BroadwayWorld has a fresh batch of production photos below! (more...)

42ND STREET to Bring Classic Song & Dance Fable to Mayo Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

The quintessential backstage musical comedy classic 42nd Street comes to Mayo Performing Arts Center on Friday, March 31, 2017 at 7:30 pm and Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 2 pm and 7:30 pm. (more...)

BWW Review: Gifted Cate Blanchett Adds Life To THE PRESENT
by Michael Dale - Jan 9, 2017

Those introspective, philosophical, womanizing man-children who inhabit the oeuvre of Anton Chekhov tend to be annoying bores, so even though the unpublished manuscript discovered after the playwright's death has been posthumously named after, its leading man, Platonov, it's no surprise that it's The Leading Lady who gets all the juicy material. (more...)

Broadway's Hit Musical 42ND STREET Dances Into The Grand!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

The quintessential backstage musical comedy classic 42nd Street comes to The Grand in a sparkling new production, Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 2:30 and 8 pm. (more...)

BWW Feature: RODGERS AND HAMMERSTEIN MAKE SIAM GREAT, AGAIN! at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre
by Maggie Yates - Jan 23, 2017

THE KING AND I and Feminism and Racism and Rodgers and Hammerstein walk into a bar… (more...)

PARAMOUR Stars Will Be High-Flying Headliners at BROADWAY AT W This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

This Sunday, January 22nd, Broadway at W kicks off the 2017 Season with the high-flying return of Broadway's Cirque du Soleil Paramour. (more...)

Carmen Cusack, Linda Eder, Mandy Gonzalez and More to Hit Feinstein's/54 Below This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

This March, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. Scroll down for details! (more...)

BWW Profile: LA LA LAND's Oscar-Nominated Stage and Screen Star, Emma Stone
by Jeffrey Walker - Feb 20, 2017

Emma Stone's star is on the rise. The 27-year old actress has been a sought after leading lady for several years. Her Oscar nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role for the film BIRDMAN is only solidifying her reputation as one of Hollywood's most exciting young actresses of today. She recently ended her run on Broadway as the iconic Sally Bowles in the revival of CABARET, fulfilling a childhood dream. (more...)

SIng! Sing! Sing! The McCallum Theatre Brings the Desert 'A Salute to Benny Goodman at Carnegie Hall'
by David Green - Feb 20, 2017

The McCallum Theatre presents "Salute to Benny Goodman at Carnegie Hall" on Monday, March 6, at 8:00pm. The performance features the Benny Goodman Tribute Orchestra with 18 of the country's top musicians, conducted by Terry Myers, and with Special Guest Vocalist Nancy Osborne. Relive the legendary concert that made Benny Goodman the most celebrated jazz bandleader of his day. Leading a band of musicians including Harry James, Ziggy Elman, Gene Krupa, Teddy Wilson, Lionel Hampton, Johnny Hodges and Count Basie, Benny Goodman played music ranging from "Honeysuckle Rose" to "Sing, Sing, Sing." We re-create that night in 1938 with today's best musicians.  (more...)

Valentine's Day, Tony Danza, and Carmen Cusack at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Contests - Broadway - Feb 14, 2017

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination. Tickets & Info: (646)-476-3551. 254 W 54th St. Celalr, NYC 10019 (more...)

'JOSEPH', SHOW BOAT and 42ND STREET Headline Reagle Music Theatre's 49th Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Robert J. Eagle, Producing Artistic Director of Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston, announces the company's much-anticipated 49th consecutive summer season at the Robinson Theatre (617 Lexington St. Waltham, MA, 02452), to run June-August, 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: MacTheatre Shines in MOON OVER BUFFALO
by Michelle Hache - Dec 10, 2016

Performers love nothing more than to poke fun of themselves. In the McCallum Fine Arts Academy's production of MOON OVER BUFFALO, director Joshua Denning has assembled this small cast of exceptionally talented teenagers to do just that. But make no mistake; the young artists at McCallum are not typical teenagers, but well-trained raw talent that audiences will most certainly hear from in the future. (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


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...)

Photo Flash: The Duchess of Cambridge, Morgan Freeman & More at 42ND STREET West End Opening
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Last night, musical 42ND STREET opened at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in London's West End. The show received a royal seal of approval from Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, who was given a pair of golden tap shoes by the producers and writer/director Mark Bramble. The Duchess attended the show in her role as Royal Patron of East Anglia's Children's Hospices (EACH). (more...)

BWW Review: Pam MacKinnon and Phillipa Soo Make AMELIE Flippantly Free-Spirited Fun
by Michael Dale - Apr 5, 2017

"Bursting with joy" isn't exactly a phrase commonly used to describe the exceptional directorial work of Pam MacKinnon. The woman who guided the premiere of Bruce Norris' tensely comic CLYBOURNE PARK and gobsmacked audiences with a freshly destructive vision of Edward Albee's WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? is better known for drawing out dramatic shades than working with whimsy. (more...)

BWW Interview: Choreographer Peggy Hickey on Designing the Dances for Broadway's ANASTASIA
by Bob Rizzo - Apr 5, 2017

ANASTASIA choreographer Peggy Hickey talks all things dance on her journey with the romantic and adventure-filled new musical...... (more...)

Sheena Easton Talks 42ND STREET with Neil Sean
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2017

Multi-talented entertainer Sheena Easton recently joined the upcoming revival of 42ND STREET set to open Tuesday, April 4th, at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. Easton recently sat down with Neil Sean to talk about her role, her career, and other fun stories. Check out the interview! (more...)

BWW Review: THE WEDDING SINGER, King's Theatre, Glasgow
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Apr 19, 2017

It's 1985. Hair is huge, greed is good and rock-star wannabe Robbie Hart (Jon Robyns: Avenue Q, Legally Blonde) is New Jersey's favourite wedding singer. When his own fiancee dumps him at the altar a seriously bummed out Robbie makes every wedding as disastrous as his own. (more...)

BWW Review: BARBER OF SEVILLE On the Cutting Edge at Classical Theatre Co.
by Guest Blogger: Kelvin Douglas - Apr 18, 2017

THE BARBER OF SEVILLE (the eighteenth century play written by French native Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais, not Rossini's opera) makes for a charming spectacle at Classical Theatre Company. (more...)

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