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Hottest Articles on BWW 7/18/2017 - 7/25/2017
by - Jul 25, 2017

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 7/18/2017 - 7/25/2017. (more...)

Brooks Automation Announces Fiscal 2017 Third Quarter Financial Results Release Date and Conference Call
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

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BWW Review: The MUNY's Amazing and Wonderful THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN
by Chris Gibson - Jul 25, 2017

Dick Scanlan (revised book and additional lyrics) deserves a hand for the long process that led to a reinvigorated and refocused version of Meredith Willson's THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN. A few years ago he started tinkering with this venerable classic, having workshops and readings before finally hitting the stage. Scanlan retains more than a half dozen of the original numbers, and adds some of Willson's trunk songs, as well as some songs written for the movie, to flesh out this tale, which truly highlights The Life of Molly Brown in more accurately historical fashion. It's the current production playing at the MUNY, and it's a breath of fresh air, led by Beth Malone's scintillating performance, and staged with a scope that opens the show up like a piece of Colorado real estate. It's an invigorating must-see! (more...)

Up and Coming Theatre Presents SWEET CHARITY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Up and Coming Theatre Company (UAC) presents their fresh view on the classic musical "Sweet Charity". (more...)

Single Tickets On Sale Today for Harvey Fierstein's TORCH SONG at Second Stage Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Single tickets for Second Stage Theater's production of Harvey Fierstein's TORCH SONG, directed by Moises Kaufman, will go on sale to the general public today, Tuesday, July 25 at 1:00pm at 2ST.com or by calling the Second Stage Box Office at (212) 246-4422. (more...)

Bridget Everett, Joe Gulla, The Skivvies and More Coming Up This Week at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances, July 26 - August 6, including Bridget Everett, Unitard, Jean Rohe, Bakia Quartet, joe Gulla, Marie-Claire, Thomas John, Olivia Chaney, Shaina Taub, The Dan Band, That's Not Tango, The Skivvies, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Doreen Taylor to Headline 'AN ENCHANTED EVENING' to Benefit Hammerstein Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Whether your musical palette drives you toward graceful vocals, engaging theatricality or captivating melodies, there's a strong and powerful fusion of all three in AN ENCHANTED EVENING: A NIGHT WITH OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN II - a limited engagement, one night only, elegant benefit concert featuring award-winning vocalist Doreen Taylor & highlighting Oscar's life and journey to become one of the most important lyricists of all time. (more...)

Adelaide Festival Centre Launches 2017 OzAsia Festival Program
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Adelaide Festival Centre's OzAsia Festival proudly launches its program today. Running from 21 September - 8 October, Australia's leading international arts festival engaging with Asia brings together over 300 professional artists from across Asia and Australia alongside more than 400 local community artists. (more...)

The Delray Beach Playhouse presents Its Spectacular 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

???????The historic Delray Beach Playhouse opens its 71st season this October and will present more than 150 performances over the next year, including all-time classics such as Annie Get Your Gun, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, and the World Goes Round featuring the Music of Kander and Ebb. (more...)

THE SPYGLASS SEVEN to Feature the Ghost of Edgar Allan Poe on Halloween Night Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Edgar Allan Poe is coming to Off-Broadway this Halloween night in a new play about the nineteenth-century writer's life, loves and literary legacy. (more...)

Carnegie Theatre Series to Open with THE FULL MONTY This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

The Carnegie is preparing to 'bare it all' with the 2017-18 Theatre Series opener, THE FULL MONTY, running weekends, August 12-27, 2017. (more...)

Scoop: ARROW on THE CW - Wednesday, August 9, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jul 25, 2017

Get all the scoop on ARROW, airing on THE CW on Wednesday, August 9, 2017! (more...)

New Song Cycle A NEVER-ENDING LINE to Begin Off-Broadway Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

A Never-Ending Line, a new song cycle composed by Jaime Lozano (The Yellow Brick Road, Children of Salt), will make its New York debut at the Metropolitan Room on July 24th, 2017 followed by a full run Off-Broadway at The Players Theatre in Greenwich Village. (more...)

Shakespeare's Globe to Welcome New Artistic Director Next Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Shakespeare's Globe has announced that Michelle Terry will be its Artistic Director from April 2018. (more...)

Arts Centre Melbourne Presents Outer Urban Projects' VESSEL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

A journey from one side of the world to another, through generations, time and parallel realities will be undertaken in the premiere of Outer Urban Projects' dance theatre work VESSEL at Arts Centre Melbourne's Playhouse Rehearsal Room from 20 - 23 September. (more...)

Photo Flash: Artisan Center Theater presents LES MISERABLES School Edition
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

LES MISERABLES SCHOOL EDITION opens at Artisan Center Theater onThursday, August 3, 2017 and runs through Saturday, August 12, 2017. The 196 seat theater-in-the-round is located at 444 East Pipeline Road in Hurst. Performances are at 7:30pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday with 3:00pm matinees on August 4, 5, 10, 11 and 12. Reserved seating, special event tickets are $22.00. Tickets can be purchased online at ArtisanCT.com, or by calling the box office at 817-284-1200. (more...)

Rebecca Naomi Jones, Shaina Taub and More to Lead Public Works' AS YOU LIKE IT Musical at the Delacorte
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

The Public Theater will kick off the 2017-18 season in September with a free Public Works musical adaptation of William Shakespeare's As You Like It, adapted by Shaina Taub and Laurie Woolery, with music and lyrics by Shaina Taub, and the company has just been announced! (more...)

BWW Vlog: BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON at Casa Mañana! Vlog #2: Meet Charlie H. Ray!
by Casa Manana - Jul 24, 2017

Catch up with Charlie H. Ray. Charlie plays Andrew Jackson in this years Apprentice Program! Some of Charlie's previous credits include Rock of Ages (Franz), Children of Eden (Adam/Noah), Next to Normal (Gabe), The Sound of Music (Rolf), West Side Story (Big Deal), and more. This is Charlie's sixth and final Apprentice Program production! (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 7/24/2017
by - Jul 24, 2017

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 7/24/2017. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Rob Carter
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 24, 2017

BWW speaks to Rob Carter about bringing Christopher Bliss: Writing Wrongs to the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

Lynn University's 2017–18 CLASSICAL CONCERT SEASON Announced
by John Lariviere - Jul 24, 2017

Jon Robertson, dean of Lynn University Conservatory of Music and Philharmonia Guest Conductor, today announced the 2017-18 concert season. (more...)

Lynn University's Conservatory of Music Announces 2017-18 Classical Concert Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Jon Robertson, dean of Lynn University Conservatory of Music and Philharmonia Guest Conductor, today announced the 2017-18 concert season. (more...)

Maggie Allesse Dept. of Theatre & Dance at Wayne State Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

The Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance at Wayne State University will present a season of outrageous comedy, sultry seductiveness, holiday warmth, and disco divas as it begins its 2017-2018 season this fall. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief July 24th, 2017: CHELSEA & IVANKA and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Jul 24, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: a staged reading of THE SECRET LUNCHES OF CHELSEA & IVANKA, starring Melissa Rauch and Zosia Mamet comes to Joe's Pub tonight. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: The Life and Times of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH
by Kerry Breen - Jul 23, 2017

The show, which has amassed a cult following and a dedicated set of fans, was a popular production, produced world-wide and throughout the country at various times since its 1998 off-Broadway premiere. (more...)

BWW Interview: Sarah Charles of FINDING NEVERLAND at The Bushnell
by Joseph Harrison - Jul 23, 2017

It is not often that one gets a peek inside the creation of an iconic piece of art, and even rarer to see that story come to life on stage in a full-fledged Broadway musical. But for fans of the classic tale of Peter Pan, the new musical FINDING NEVERLAND, which is the opening production in The Bushnell's 2017 - 2018 Broadway series, does just that. Based on the Academy Award-winning film by David Magee and the play THE MAN WHO WAS PETER PAN by Allen Knee, FINDING NEVERLAND tells the story of author J.M. Barrie and his relationship with the family that inspired him to write one of the most beloved stories of all time. When FINDING NEVERLAND makes its way to Hartford August 1 - 6, the cast will include Sarah Charles who plays in the ensemble and also understudies the roles of Sylvia Llewelyn Davies and Mary Barrie. I had the pleasure of catching up with Sarah and discussing The Life of an understudy and her perspective on bringing this beautiful story to life on stage. (more...)

BWW Review: TIMBERLINA, Latitude Festival
by Rona Kelly - Jul 23, 2017

At a festival with more Waitrose Bag for Lifes and recycling bins than toilets, Timberlina proves to be a fitting end to Latitude. Tackling the "impending environmental catastrophe", Timberlina is an alt-drag act come eco-warrior come role model. (more...)

Talent From New York and Kansas City Collaborate on Three New Productions for Kansas City Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2017

Kansas City audiences are in for a rare experience during Fringe Festival this month as Home Grown Theatre Co. debuts emerging talent and fresh ideas from New York and Kansas City in three shows. (more...)

International City Theatre to Present SILENT SKY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2017

A celestial romance and true story of discovery, this riveting new play explores The Life and career of Henrietta Swan Leavitt (1868-1921) as she fearlessly asserts herself in the male-dominated world of early astronomy. (more...)

Artistic Director Emeritus Honoured with Creation of Christopher Newton Interns Program
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2017

Artistic Director Tim Carroll revealed today that Artistic Director Emeritus Christopher Newton's contributions to the Shaw Festival and Canadian theatre at large would be recognized through the newly created Christopher Newton Interns program. The program was announced following Mr. Newton's appearance as part of the Deeper Dialogue series. (more...)

TLC Presents Hour-Long Special GROWING UP EVANCHO, 8/9
by TV News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Get a glimpse into The Life of Jackie Evancho and her family in the hour-long special GROWING UP EVANCHO on Wednesday, August 9 at 10/9c on TLC. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: BROADWAY'S BACKBONE with Rebecca Eichenberger
by Broadway's Backbone - Jul 21, 2017

In this episode: Broadway Debut Special Episode with Mary Claire King (War Paint) Elliot Mattox (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) and Kristen Smith Davis (Anastasia). These three talented performers are over the moon about making their debut in the 2017 season. They share their surprises, expectations, and fears and learned that sometimes you just have to stop and breathe. The biggest shock was realizing that when confronted with this ominous task at had, they were more than capable and that when preparation meets opportunity, embrace it. (more...)

THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Opens 7/26 at Peninsula Players Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Audiences will be swept away by The Life-changing, four-day love affair in the lush musical 'The Bridges of Madison County' at Peninsula Players Theatre July 26 through August 13, 2017.   One of the most romantic stories ever written, 'The Bridges of Madison County' first captured the nation's attention in 1992 as a best-selling novel, then again in 1995 as a major motion picture.  It is now an irresistible, two-time Tony Award-winning musical. (more...)

BWW Vlog: BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON at Casa Mañana Sarah Youngblood and Sydney Dotson chat about the Apprentice Program!
by Casa Manana - Jul 21, 2017

Episode 1: Catch up with Casa Manana's Apprentice Program and see how rehearsals are going for BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON! Stay tuned to meet additional members of the cast, see rehearsal footage and more. BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON runs August 4-6, 2017 at Casa Manana! (more...)

THE LIFE AND DEATH OF QUEEN MARGARET Gets New Spin at Theater for the New City
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Theater for the New City presents The Life and Death of Queen Margaret, a new play that takes one of Shakespeare's supporting characters and puts her at the helm of her own story. (more...)

Exclusive: Feel Alright For The Rest Of Your Life with these FALSETTOS Gifs
by Alan Henry - Jul 21, 2017

You've seen it in theaters, and now you can see it again! Falsettos has all new dates and showtimes announced in theaters across North America! To celebrate, BroadwayWorld brings you these exclusive GIFs from the show! Use them to up your social media game, or send one to a friend you want to feel alright for the rest of your life with at a screening of Falsettos! (more...)

Guest Blog: Joshua Mumby Talks THE BLUES BROTHERS
by Guest Blog: Joshua Mumby - Jul 21, 2017

Welcome to a day in The Life of a rock star! OK, so I'm going to start by admitting it's not a completely accurate statement, but on the whole, all the cool things are pretty much in there. All of them. The reason that I say is because essentially Dave and I (Dave plays my brother in the show, Jake Blues) have found ourselves saying that statement more and more often. (more...)

BWW Blog: MFAH Film Curator Marian Luntz Talks QFEST 21
by Marian Luntz - Jul 21, 2017

QFest 21 will screen about 21 films over 5 days, so clear your calendar, get your friends together, and make a night (or several) of it says MFAH film curator Marian Luntz. (more...)

BWW Interview: Behind the Scenes with Lara Ganz's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by Ellen Dostal - Jul 20, 2017

Theatre Palisades Youth invites you to 'be their guest' for a special presentation of Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST JR. opening July 28th at Pierson Playhouse in Pacific Palisades. Forty members of the youth theatre group are getting ready to tell the tale of an adventurous young girl and a prince trapped under a spell who find that the power of love can overcome any evil. Director Lara Ganz helms the production and lets us in on the behind-the-scenes workings in this charming interview. (more...)

BWW Feature: STAFF PROMOTION AND NEW HIRES at Palm Beach Opera
by John Lariviere - Jul 20, 2017

Palm Beach Opera announces the promotion of Natalie Parker to the position of Individual and Planned Giving Manager, as well as three new staffing appointments: Alexandra Richter to the position of Individual Giving and Grants Manager, Alyse Landers Keller to the position of Special Events and Corporate Relations Manager, and Abbey Ward to the position of Education and Community Engagement Associate. (more...)

Palm Beach Opera Announces Staff Promotion and New Hires
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Palm Beach Opera announces the promotion of Natalie Parker to the position of Individual and Planned Giving Manager, as well as three new staffing appointments: Alexandra Richter to the position of Individual Giving and Grants Manager, Alyse Landers Keller to the position of Special Events and Corporate Relations Manager, and Abbey Ward to the position of Education and Community Engagement Associate. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Jade Wheeler
by Elliot Lanes - Jul 20, 2017

Today's subject Jade Wheeler is currently living her theater life onstage at Arena Stage in the return engagement of The Originalist as Justice Antonin Scalia's clerk Cat. The show has been extended and now runs through August 6th. (more...)

BWW Review: A Triumphant Return to TRIASSIC PARQ
by Misha Davenport - Jul 20, 2017

BWW Review: A Triumphant Return to TRIASSIC PARQ (more...)

Classical Theatre Company Announces 2017-2018 10th Anniversary Mainstage Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

A winner of the prestigious National Theatre Company Grant Award by the American Theatre Wing, Classical Theatre Company (CTC) is proud to announce the lineup for its 2017-2018 Mainstage Season. As the only professional theatre company in the State of Texas that solely produces classical drama on a year-round basis, CTC only produces plays that are 100 or more years old. (more...)

Casa Mañana's 2017 Apprentice Program presents BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Casa Mañana's 2017 Apprentice Program is excited to present Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, August 4-6, 2017. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

Museum of the Moving Image Hosts Ribbon-Cutting for The Jim Henson Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

At a celebratory opening ceremony for The Jim Henson Exhibition, housed in a new gallery at Museum of the Moving Image funded by The City of New York, the First Lady of New York City Chirlane McCray, the Museum's Executive Director Carl Goodman, Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen, and City Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer were joined by Jim Henson's daughter Cheryl Henson, and special appearances by Abby Cadabby, Red Fraggle, and Fozzie Bear, among other guests. This major new exhibition is dedicated to The Life and legacy of Jim Henson, who was a singular creative figure in the realms of television, film, and puppetry-and a New Yorker who made the City his base for family and work. The Jim Henson Exhibition opens to the public on Saturday, July 22. (more...)

Upcoming Events Announced at Irvine Barclay Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

See the brand-new schedule of upcoming events at Irvine Barclay Theatre. Details below: (more...)

Utah Symphony presents Tchaikovsky's '1812 Overture' and the Classical Mystery Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

???????Experience the grand opening chords and exuberant outbursts of Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1, followed by his explosive "1812 Overture," an annual tradition and festival favorite. This exhilarating score is accompanied by live cannon blasts provided by Cannoneers of the Wasatch. Admission starts at $36 for regular tickets and $15 for youth (ages 8-18). Tickets can be purchased at http://my.usuo.org/single/eventDetail.aspx?p=18581 (more...)

Irish Rep Announces Second Extension of WOODY SEZ
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Due to unprecedented demand, Irish Repertory Theatre (Charlotte Moore, Artistic Director and Ciaran O'Reilly, Producing Director) announced today a second extension for WOODY SEZ: The Life & MUSIC OF WOODY GUTHRIE, directed by Nick Corley (Kissing Jessica Stein), which will now run through September 10. Devised by David M. Lutken, with Nick Corley, and Darcie Deaville, Helen J. Russell, and Andy Teirstein, WOODY SEZ began performances on June 1, 2017 at Irish Rep Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage, and officially opened on June 8, 2017. Tickets are on sale now through Irish Rep's box office at 212-727-2737 or online at IrishRep.org. (more...)

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