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Suggested by the unfinished novel by Charles Dickens.

THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD, the whodunit musical, will make its first-ever return to Broadway since winning the Tony "Triple Crown" (Best Musical, Best Book, and Best Score)! Who killed Edwin Drood? It's a question that has stumped audiences for years-now it's your turn to answer one of Broadway's most baffling mysteries. Take a trip back in time to a Victorian music hall where a rowdy ensemble of actors mounts a staging of Charles Dickens's unfinished novel. Everyone on stage is a suspect in the murder of young Edwin Drood-and it's up to you to choose the killer! Is it John Jasper, Edwin's protective but slightly maniacal uncle? Rosa Bud, his reluctant betrothed? The debauched Princess Puffer? Each performance ends differently, depending on what the audience decides!


BWW TV: Chatting with the Cast of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU on Opening Night!BWW TV: Chatting with the Cast of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU on Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 30, 2014

Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU just opened Sunday night, September 28, 2014, at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street), after 32 previews. The production is directed by six-time Tony Award-nominee and Drama Desk Award winner Scott Ellis (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Twelve Angry Men, 1776) and will play a 19-week limited engagement. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on hand for the big night to chat with the company, and below, you can check out interviews with the full gang from after the curtain went down! (more...)

BWW TV: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU with Lithgow, Close & More!BWW TV: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU with Lithgow, Close & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 30, 2014

Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU just opened Sunday night, September 28, 2014, at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street), after 32 previews. The production is directed by six-time Tony Award-nominee and Drama Desk Award winner Scott Ellis (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Twelve Angry Men, 1776) and will play a 19-week limited engagement. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on the red carpet to chat with some of the evening's biggest guests, and you can check out interviews with Glenn Close, John Lithgow, Bobby Cannavale, Marin Ireland, and more below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of STALKING THE BOGEYMANPhoto Flash: Inside Opening Night of STALKING THE BOGEYMAN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

The new stage drama Stalking the Bogeymanat New World Stages (340 W. 50th St.) celebrated its official Opening Night yesterday, September 29. Based on the true story of David Holthouse as first told in the Denver Westword newspaper,STALKING THE BOGEYMAN was featured on the popular weekly public radio broadcast 'This American Life' in 2011, which prompted an array of media coverage from national and international outlets including ABC News, '20/20,' the New York Daily News, the LondonDaily Mail and more. Check out photos from opening night below! (more...)

Howard McGillin, Corey Cott, Steffanie Leigh & More Join Vanessa Hudgens in Broadway-Bound GIGIHoward McGillin, Corey Cott, Steffanie Leigh & More Join Vanessa Hudgens in Broadway-Bound GIGI
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Additional casting has been announced for the new Broadway production of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's beloved Oscar and Tony Award-winning film and stage musical, Gigi. Joining the previously announced Vanessa Hudgens in the title role will be two-time Tony Award-nominee Howard McGillin (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Anything Goes, The Phantom of the Opera) as Honore Lachaille, Corey Cott (Newsies) as Gaston Lachaille and Steffanie Leigh(Mary Poppins) as Liane d'Exelmans. Casting for the roles of Madame Alvarez and Aunt Alicia will be announced soon. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Friends and Family Day at Engeman Theater's EVITA!Photo Coverage: Inside Friends and Family Day at Engeman Theater's EVITA!
by Linda Lenzi - Sep 29, 2014

The John W. Engeman Theater presents EVITA, one of the most passionate and colorful musicals in theater history. Performances run through November 2nd. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside Friends and Family Day below! (more...)

BWW TV: Meet the Family! Watch Highlights from YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU on BroadwayBWW TV: Meet the Family! Watch Highlights from YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU on Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 29, 2014

Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU just opened last night, September 28, 2014, at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street), after 32 previews. The production is directed by six-time Tony Award-nominee and Drama Desk Award winnerScott Ellis (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Twelve Angry Men, 1776) and will play a 19-week limited engagement. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights of the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Cast Takes Opening Night Bows at the Longacre Theatre!Photo Coverage: YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Cast Takes Opening Night Bows at the Longacre Theatre!
by Walter McBride - Sep 29, 2014

Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU just opened last night, September 28, 2014, at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street), after 32 previews. The production is directed by six-time Tony Award-nominee and Drama Desk Award winner Scott Ellis (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Twelve Angry Men, 1776) and will play a 19-week limited engagement. BroadwayWorld was there for the special evening and below, you can check out photos from inside the first official curtain call! (more...)

Photo Coverage: YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Company Celebrates Opening Night!Photo Coverage: YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Company Celebrates Opening Night!
by Walter McBride - Sep 29, 2014

Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU just opened last night, September 28, 2014, at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street), after 32 previews. The production is directed by six-time Tony Award-nominee and Drama Desk Award winnerScott Ellis (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Twelve Angry Men, 1776) and will play a 19-week limited engagement. BroadwayWorld was there for the special evening and below, you can check out photos from inside the after party! (more...)

New Drama STALKING THE BOGEYMAN Opens Tonight at New World StagesNew Drama STALKING THE BOGEYMAN Opens Tonight at New World Stages
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

The new stage drama STALKING THE BOGEYMAN at New World Stages (340 W. 50th St.) celebrates its official Opening Night tonight, September 29 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside the YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Opening Night ArrivalsPhoto Coverage: Inside the YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Opening Night Arrivals
by Walter McBride - Sep 29, 2014

Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU just opened last night, September 28, 2014, at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street), after 32 previews. The production is directed by six-time Tony Award-nominee and Drama Desk Award winnerScott Ellis (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Twelve Angry Men, 1776) and will play a 19-week limited engagement. BroadwayWorld was there for the special evening and below, you can check out photos from the star-studded red carpet! (more...)

YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Opens Tonight on BroadwayYOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Opens Tonight on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2014

Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU opens tonight, September 28, 2014, at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street), after 32 previews. The production is directed by six-time Tony Award-nominee and Drama Desk Award winner Scott Ellis (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Twelve Angry Men, 1776) and will play a 19-week limited engagement. (more...)

Review Roundup: YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Opens on Broadway- All the Reviews!Review Roundup: YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Opens on Broadway- All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Sep 28, 2014

Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU opens tonight, September 28, 2014, at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street), after 32 previews. The production is directed by six-time Tony Award-nominee and Drama Desk Award winner Scott Ellis (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Twelve Angry Men, 1776) and will play a 19-week limited engagement. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 9/27-9/28/2014Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 9/27-9/28/2014
by - Sep 28, 2014

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, September 28, 2014 - Sunday, September 28, 2014. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: In the Studio with Jason Robert Brown at YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOUSTAGE TUBE: In the Studio with Jason Robert Brown at YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU
by Stage Tube - Sep 26, 2014

Go inside the studio with three-time Tony Award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown to get a look at this year's revival of the classic YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU. Featuring original music by Mr. Brown, the production began previews on August 26th with an official opening set for September 28th. (more...)

Laura Benanti, Betty Buckley, Telly Leung and More Set for Feinstein's at the Nikko, Nov 2014Laura Benanti, Betty Buckley, Telly Leung and More Set for Feinstein's at the Nikko, Nov 2014
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

Feinstein's at the Nikko is proud to announce the upcoming lineup for November 2014. Performers include Tony Award winning actress and singer Betty Buckley; Tony Award winner Laura Benanti; jazz legend Freddy Cole; acclaimed performance artist Jeffrey Johnson; star of stage and screen Telly Leung; Award-winning cabaret singer -- and Bay Area native -- Carly Ozard. Additional performers for November 2014 will be announced at a later date. (more...)

Betty Buckley Adds Show to GHOSTLIGHT Residency at Joe's Pub Next MonthBetty Buckley Adds Show to GHOSTLIGHT Residency at Joe's Pub Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

?Due to popular demand, a seventh show has been added to Betty Buckley's weeklong run at Joe's Pub at The Public - October 7-11, 2014. The stage and screen star will perform new music to celebrate her new album Ghostlight (September 16, Palmetto Records), which was produced by her longtime friend and fellow music legend T Bone Burnett. (more...)

THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS to Play Manatee Performing Arts Center, 10/23-11/9THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS to Play Manatee Performing Arts Center, 10/23-11/9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

The Manatee Players' production of the two stepping, hand clapping musical THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS opens at the Manatee Performing Arts Center on Thursday October 23 and plays through Sunday November 9, 2014. (more...)

Photo Coverage: A VERY SPECIAL JAMIE DEROY & FRIENDS Plays Broadway at BirdlandPhoto Coverage: A VERY SPECIAL JAMIE DEROY & FRIENDS Plays Broadway at Birdland
by Stephen Sorokoff - Sep 23, 2014

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was proud to present a Very Special Jamie deRoy & friends on Monday, September 22 at 7pm. The one-night-only event benefited the Actors Fund. (more...)

Photo Flash: Stephanie J. Block, Joy Behar, Bryce Pinkham & More Join Jamie deRoy at BirdlandPhoto Flash: Stephanie J. Block, Joy Behar, Bryce Pinkham & More Join Jamie deRoy at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was proud to present a Very Special Jamie deRoy & friends on Monday, September 22 at 7pm. The one-night-only event benefited the Actors Fund. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Stunningly Staged EDWIN DROOD at Actors CoopBWW Reviews: Stunningly Staged EDWIN DROOD at Actors Coop
by Don Grigware - Sep 23, 2014

Charles Dickens' last novel, unfinished at the time of his death in 1870, supplied the story for the musical The Mystery of Edwin Drood which won five Tony Awards when it first premiered in 1985. Although it won for Best Book and Best Score, I hardly find either completely satisfying. On the musical side, it's very much like operetta, with pretty singing, but with only one memorable song 'Don't Quit While You're Ahead'. As far as the book is concerned, it is a lengthy attempt to complete Dickens' story by allowing the audience to have its say...certainly a novel concept in 1985. Was he murdered? Was he in fact alive at the end? You decide! On the positive side, it is creative and very theatrical as a play within a play encouraging grande overplaying by the company of actors, and making it an assuredly fun entertainment. Despite mixed feelings about the play, I cannot but laud the current production at Actors Coop which is magnificently staged by director Stephen Van Dorn, wonderfully choreographed by Julie Hall and with an astounding ensemble... through October 26. (more...)

BWW Reviews: SCARY MUSICAL THE MUSICAL a Fun Entertainment for NoHo ACEBWW Reviews: SCARY MUSICAL THE MUSICAL a Fun Entertainment for NoHo ACE
by Don Grigware - Sep 23, 2014

Clever and full of campy humor, the world premiere Scary Musical The Musical has a dangerously speedy pace that will surely keep you on your toes as you enjoyably try to figure out whodunit. Now at the NoHo Arts Center and produced by NoHo ACE, the new musical has brilliantly skilled direction and choreography from James Mellon and boasts a truly killer cast, through November 9. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of EVITA at The John W. Engeman TheatrePhoto Coverage: Inside Opening Night of EVITA at The John W. Engeman Theatre
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 23, 2014

The John W. Engeman Theater presents EVITA, one of the most passionate and colorful musicals in theater history. Performances run through November 2nd. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from opening night below! (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for September 22-28Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for September 22-28
by BWW Special Coverage - Sep 21, 2014

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: SMILE : A Broadway Reunion Concert, Celebrating Adolph Green - 100 Years of Wonderful, Jamie deRoy and Friends, Randy Graff: Re-Made In Brooklyn, and The Songs of Scott Evan Davis, featuring Karen Mason, Lisa Howard & more. (more...)

Special Photo Flashback: Remembering Polly BergenSpecial Photo Flashback: Remembering Polly Bergen
by Walter McBride - Sep 21, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com reported yesterday the sad news that actress, singer and stage veteran Polly Bergen died today at her home in Connecticut, at 84 of natural causes. The star was surrounded by friends and family at the time of her passing. Today, we take a look back at photos of the star, taken by BWW's Walter McBride. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 9/19- Stephanie J. BlockSTAGE TUBE: On This Day 9/19- Stephanie J. Block
by Stage Tube - Sep 19, 2014

Happy Birthday, Stephanie J. Block! On Broadway, Block has starred in The Boy From Oz, Wicked, The Pirate Queen, 9 To 5, Anything Goes, and The Mystery of Edwin Drood. In addition, she originated the role of Elphaba in the first national tour of Wicked and in 2010 starred as Grizabella in the Municipal Opera Production production of Cats. Also that year, she starred as Sonia Walsk alongside Jason Alexander in the Reprise Theatre Company's production of They're Playing Our Song. (more...)

STALKING THE BOGEYMAN Launches Weekly Talkback SeriesSTALKING THE BOGEYMAN Launches Weekly Talkback Series
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

Producers of the acclaimed new Off-Broadway stage drama STALKING THE BOGEYMAN are pleased to announce the launch of a new weekly talkback series, immediately following all Wednesday night performances at New World Stages (340 W. 50th St.). (more...)

The Actors Fund to Present TRADITION, THE JEWISH LEGACY OF BROADWAY at the Pantages, 11/17The Actors Fund to Present TRADITION, THE JEWISH LEGACY OF BROADWAY at the Pantages, 11/17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

The Actors Fund presents a very special MUSICAL MONDAY with Michael Childers Presents: ' TRADITION, THE JEWISH LEGACY OF BROADWAY' on November 17, 2014. Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres at 7 p.m.; performance at 8 p.m., followed by dessert reception with the performers. (more...)

VIDEO: All-New TV Spot for Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOUVIDEO: All-New TV Spot for Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU
by Stage Tube - Oct 6, 2014

Two-time Tony Award winner James Earl Jones stars as the head of the wackiest household to ever hit Broadway in Kaufman and Hart's Pulitzer Prize-winning classic YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU. (more...)

Kaufman Music Center's 'Broadway Close Up' Series Kicks Off Tonight with BOUND FOR BROADWAYKaufman Music Center's 'Broadway Close Up' Series Kicks Off Tonight with BOUND FOR BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

Kaufman Music Center's Broadway Close Up series will kick off tonight, October 6th, giving Broadway fans the behind the scenes experience of musicals old and new with eye-opening interviews and inspiring performances by some of Broadway's greatest talents at the renowned Merkin Concert Hall. (more...)

THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD to Play Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre, 10/10-19THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD to Play Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre, 10/10-19
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2014

Audiences for the last production of the 2014 Season at the Open Air Theatre have a most important role: they get to vote on how the show will end. This unique experience is part of the musical The Mystery of Edwin Drood scheduled to run at the Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre two weekends. Set to open on Friday, October 10, performances continue on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 7:30 pm through October 19. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for October 6-October 12Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for October 6-October 12
by BWW Special Coverage - Oct 5, 2014

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: Chita Rivera in 'CHITA'S BACK!,' Joanna Gleason with Well Strung, 54 Sings Sinatra, The Newtildas: Paige Brady, Gabriella Pizzolo, Ripley Sobo, & Ava Ulloa, and Lesli Margherita in 'All Hail the Queen.' (more...)

Warp Graphics Presents Reading of MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH: A MUSICAL THRILLERWarp Graphics Presents Reading of MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH: A MUSICAL THRILLER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

Warp Graphics has announced a world premiere industry reading of MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH: A MUSICAL THRILLER with book and lyrics by Wendy Pini, music and additional lyrics by Gregory Nabours, and directed by Calvin Remsberg, on Monday, October 27 at 7:30pm at the NoHo Arts Center in North Hollywood, CA. (more...)

Update: Kristin Chenoweth & Peter Gallagher in Promo Shoot for ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY; Plus First Photo!Update: Kristin Chenoweth & Peter Gallagher in Promo Shoot for ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY; Plus First Photo!
by Stage Tube - Oct 24, 2014

ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY is the hilarious Tony-winning musical comedy that is back in the spotlight nearly 40 years after making its Broadway debut. (more...)

Gregory Haney, Marc Kudisch, Telly Leung & More to Workshop New Musical THE NINE FATHERS OF ARIEL in NYC Next MonthGregory Haney, Marc Kudisch, Telly Leung & More to Workshop New Musical THE NINE FATHERS OF ARIEL in NYC Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

?The new musical THE NINE FATHERS OF ARIEL is currently undergoing a New York workshop, concluding with invited rehearsals for industry members on November 6 and 7. (more...)

Wendi Peters to Join UK Tour of OH, WHAT A LOVELY WARWendi Peters to Join UK Tour of OH, WHAT A LOVELY WAR
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

Wendi Peters, best known for her role as Cilla Battersby-Brown in Coronation Street, will join the ensemble cast of Oh What A Lovely War on its national tour in 2015. (more...)

Rehearsals Now Underway for THE FABULOUS LIPITONES at George Street PlayhouseRehearsals Now Underway for THE FABULOUS LIPITONES at George Street Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

Barbershop quartets will take center stage at New Brunswick's George Street Playhouse as they present John Markus and Mark St. Germain's a cappella musical comedy, The Fabulous Lipitones on stage beginning November 18. The cast includes You Tube sensation Rohan Kymal, and Broadway veterans Donald Corren, Wally Dunn and Jim Walton. Michael Mastro (The Subject Was Roses) returns to helm the production, and Broadway veteran Michael Lichtefeld will put the quartet through their paces as choreographer. (more...)

Vanessa Hudgens is Both 'Terrified' and 'Stoked' to Star in GIGI on BroadwayVanessa Hudgens is Both 'Terrified' and 'Stoked' to Star in GIGI on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

As previously reported, Vanessa Hudgens will soon hit Broadway in the revamped revival of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's beloved Oscar and Tony Award-winning film and stage musical, GIGI. (more...)

Victoria Clark and Dee Hoty Join Vanessa Hudgens & More in Broadway-Bound GIGI!Victoria Clark and Dee Hoty Join Vanessa Hudgens & More in Broadway-Bound GIGI!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

Complete principal casting has been announced for the new Broadway production of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's beloved Oscar and Tony Award-winning film and stage musical, Gigi. Victoria Clark, who won a Tony Award for her luminous performance in The Light in the Piazza and was also Tony-nominated for Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella and Sister Act, will star as Mamita Alvarez. Dee Hoty, who has starred on Broadway in City of Angels, Me and My Girl and Mamma Mia! and is a three-time Tony Award nominee for The Will Rogers Follies, The Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public and Footloose, will star as Aunt Alicia. Gigi also stars Vanessa Hudgens in the title role, two-time Tony Award-nominee Howard McGillin (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Anything Goes, The Phantom of the Opera) as Honore Lachaille, Corey Cott (Newsies) as Gaston Lachaille and Steffanie Leigh (Mary Poppins) as Liane d'Exelmans. (more...)

Additional casting for On the Twentieth CenturyAdditional casting for On the Twentieth Century
by Roundabout Theatre Company - Oct 20, 2014

It is my pleasure to announce additional cast members for On the Twentieth Century, our next production at the American Airlines Theatre. The previously announced Kristin Chenoweth and Peter Gallagher will be joined by Tony Award nominee Andy Karl (Bruce Granit), Mark Linn?Baker (Oliver Webb), Tony Award winnerMichael McGrath (Owen O'Malley) and Tony Award winner Mary Louise Wilson (Letitia Primrose). (more...)

Breaking News: Andy Karl, Mark Linn-Baker, Michael McGrath and Mary Louise Wilson Join Cast of ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY!Breaking News: Andy Karl, Mark Linn-Baker, Michael McGrath and Mary Louise Wilson Join Cast of ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) just announced that the new Broadway production of the classic musical ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY starring TonyŽ & EmmyŽ Award winner Kristin Chenoweth as 'Lily Garland' and Golden Globe & SAG Award winner & TonyŽ nominee Peter Gallagher as 'Oscar Jaffee,' will feature TonyŽ nominee Andy Karl as 'Bruce Granit,' Mark Linn?Baker as 'Oliver Webb,' TonyŽ Award winner Michael McGrath as 'Owen O'Malley' and TonyŽ Award winner Mary Louise Wilson as 'Letitia Primrose.' On The Twentieth Century will be choreographed by TonyŽ Award winner Warren Carlyle and directed by six?time TonyŽ nominee Scott Ellis, and features music by Cy Coleman and book & lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green. On The Twentieth Century is based on plays by Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur & Bruce Mullholland. The original Broadway production was directed by Harold Prince. (more...)

Jason Robert Brown & More Will be Featured in Kaufman Music Center's BROADWAY CLOSE UP SeriesJason Robert Brown & More Will be Featured in Kaufman Music Center's BROADWAY CLOSE UP Series
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

Kaufman Music Center's Broadway Close Up series will kick off on October 6th, giving Broadway fans the behind the scenes experience of musicals old and new with eye-opening interviews and inspiring performances by some of Broadway's greatest talents at the renowned Merkin Concert Hall. (more...)

All in the Family - Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU!All in the Family - Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU!
by Meet the Cast - Oct 18, 2014

Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU opened on September 28, 2014, at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). The production is directed by six-time Tony Award-nominee and Drama Desk Award winner Scott Ellis (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Twelve Angry Men, 1776). Scroll down to learn more about the full cast and watch interviews with the company below! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 10/17/14 - GRAND CONCOURSE Off-Broadway, Joely in BELLE OF AMHERST and More!WAKE UP with BWW 10/17/14 - GRAND CONCOURSE Off-Broadway, Joely in BELLE OF AMHERST and More!
by Jessica Showers - Oct 17, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: GRAND CONCOURSE begins tonight, THE BELLE OF AMHERST with Joely Richardson opens on Sunday and more! (more...)

TIME TO SHINE Youth Cabaret to Return to Stage 72 This SundayTIME TO SHINE Youth Cabaret to Return to Stage 72 This Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

On October 19th, 2014, Time To Shine Youth Cabaret will once again come together at Stage 72 to perform various popular show tunes, pop songs and more. (more...)

Ivoryton Playhouse to Present SAY GOODNIGHT GRACIE, 10/29-11/16Ivoryton Playhouse to Present SAY GOODNIGHT GRACIE, 10/29-11/16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

Ivoryton favorite Bruce Connelly returns to the Playhouse stage on October 29th, in the hit Broadway show, Say Goodnight Gracie. This stunning tour de force invites you to spend an hilarious, heart-warming evening in the uplifting company of the world's favorite and funniest centenarian, George Burns, who spanned one hundred years of American entertainment history. Say Goodnight Gracie was Broadway's third longest running solo performance show and was nominated for a 2003 Tony Award for BEST PLAY and won the 2003-04 National Broadway Theatre Award for BEST PLAY. (more...)

BWW Invite: Attend SAG Foundation Career Conversations with Betty Buckley on 10/17BWW Invite: Attend SAG Foundation Career Conversations with Betty Buckley on 10/17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for an inaugural filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. Please join us for a career Conversations with Betty Buckley moderated by Broadway World's Richard Ridge of 'Backstage with Richard Ridge!' (more...)

Travis Moser to Bring 'THIS CAN'T BE LOVE' to Laurie Beechman Theatre, 12/2Travis Moser to Bring 'THIS CAN'T BE LOVE' to Laurie Beechman Theatre, 12/2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

The Laurie Beechman Theatre, at the West Bank Cafe, presents Travis Moser in This Can't Be Love: The Songs of Rodgers and Hart on Tuesday, December 2nd at 7pm. This Can't Be Love: The Songs of Rodgers and Hart celebrates one of the most prolific and legendary songwriting duos of all time. Travis Moser takes the audience on a journey through the Rodgers and Hart songbook, while offering backstage and personal stories about the songs and the shows from which they came. This Can't Be Love features new arrangements of some of Rodgers and Hart's most beloved songs by musical director Steven Silverstein. (more...)

Nick Corley, Christopher Gurr, and Leah Hofmann Featured on Latest Episode of THE ENSEMBLISTNick Corley, Christopher Gurr, and Leah Hofmann Featured on Latest Episode of THE ENSEMBLIST
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2014

On this latest episode of The Ensemblist, Nikka and Mo interview three versatile Broadway performers who have worked professionally in both straight plays and musicals. Nick Corley, Christopher Gurr, and Leah Hofmann clue listeners in to how much of a learning experience both genres provide. (more...)

Jim Parsons to Star in Roundabout's MERTON OF THE MOVIES Benefit Reading This Winter; Scott Ellis DirectsJim Parsons to Star in Roundabout's MERTON OF THE MOVIES Benefit Reading This Winter; Scott Ellis Directs
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company is thrilled to welcome back four-time Emmy Award and Golden Globe winner Jim Parsons ("The Big Bang Theory," Roundabout's Harvey) in a hilarious one-night-only reading of George S. Kaufman and Marc Connelly's Merton of the Movies. This rollicking evening will be helmed by Roundabout's Adams Associate Artistic Director, six-time Tony nominee Scott Ellis (Roundabout's Harvey, The Mystery of Edwin Drood), currently represented on Broadway with You Can't Take It With You. (more...)

Watch: BEAUTIFUL's Jessie Mueller Performs GILMORE GIRLS ThemeWatch: BEAUTIFUL's Jessie Mueller Performs GILMORE GIRLS Theme
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

In honor of The WB's long-running dramedy GILMORE GIRLS series debut on Netflix today, Tony-winning BEAUTIFUL star Jessie Mueller performed the show's theme song 'Where You Lead', accompanied by Dillon Kondor. Watch her sing the song for BuzzFeed here! (more...)

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