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Based on the play by Dion Boucicault


50th Anniversary of International LITERACY DAY Brings Together Global Stars to Raise Awareness
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

To celebrate the 50 th anniversary of International Literacy Day, 26 of the world's most high profile personalities from film, music, politics and the arts, have joined forces to raise awareness for literacy with one common goal in mind: by 2030, no child will be born at risk of poor literacy. (more...)

CAGNEY Original New York Cast Recording Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Cagney, the Original New York Cast Recording, is out today on the Broadway Records label. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - BILLY ON THE STREET Returns to truTV 11/15
by TV News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

The wait is almost over: Billy Eichner is back and ready to hit the streets - and truTV - on November 15 with the fifth season premiere of his pop-culture powerhouse series, BILLY ON THE STREET. Watch a sneak peek below! (more...)

CAGNEY Original New York Cast Recording Out This Friday
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

A friendly reminder! Cagney, the Original New York Cast Recording, will be released this week on the Broadway Records label. (more...)

Des Moines Playhouse Presents WEST SIDE STORY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

The Des Moines Community Playhouse presents the Tony Award nominated musical, 'West Side Story,' Oct. 7-30, 2016. Tickets may be purchased online atdmplayhouse.com, by phone at 515-277-6261, or at the Playhouse ticket office, 831 42nd St. 'West Side Story' is sponsored by The Principal Financial Group. (more...)

Photo Coverage: BLUE MAN GROUP 25th-Anniversary World Tour Continues in Manila
by Oliver Oliveros - Sep 18, 2016

Part of its 25th-anniversary world tour, BLUE MAN GROUP, the world famous trio of bald, blue-skinned, and tight-lipped performing artists, brings on the fun at the Theater at Solaire now through Sunday, September 25. The tour premiered in Singapore last March and has already made stops in New Zealand and Macau. (more...)

BWW Interview: Betty Buckley at NJPAC
by Sean Quinn - Sep 15, 2016

Betty Buckley comes to NJPAC on Sept. 17. (more...)

Photo Coverage: BLUE MAN GROUP Finally Arrives in Manila Along With Odd Musical Instruments, Inflatable Balloons
by Oliver Oliveros - Sep 12, 2016

Together with telecom giant Globe Telecom, Blue Man Productions Ltd., Lunchbox Productions Ltd., and Concertus Manila bring BLUE MAN GROUP to Manila. (more...)

Huntington Sets Special Events for SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

In conjunction with its upcoming production of Sunday in the Park with George, Huntington Theatre Company will host a number of special events and post-show conversations. (more...)

Des Moines Playhouse Presents WEST SIDE STORY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

The Des Moines Community Playhouse presents the Tony Award nominated musical, 'West Side Story,' Oct. 7-30, 2016. Tickets may be purchased online atdmplayhouse.com, by phone at 515-277-6261, or at the Playhouse ticket office, 831 42nd St. 'West Side Story' is sponsored by The Principal Financial Group. (more...)

BWW Interview: Devanand Janki, Artistic Director of Bingham Camp Theatre Retreat
by Kathryn Kitt - Oct 5, 2016

Bingham Camp Theatre Retreat (BCTR) develops new work for the stage that promotes and celebrates diversity. Emphasizing non-traditional casting, multi-ethnic participants, and bold theatricality, BCTR offers unique development opportunities for new plays and musicals that encourage dialogue among artists from a variety of cultures. (more...)

Cast of CAGNEY Set for Performance, CD Signing at Barnes & Noble
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

Cagney, the hit musical about James Cagney currently playing at The Westside Theater, Upstairs, celebrates the release of its original New York cast recording with a special live performance and CD signing at Barnes & Noble, Upper East Side, 150 East 86th St. (at Lexington Ave), on Thursday, November 3 at 7PM. (more...)

BWW Interview: Meet CAGNEY'S Newest Bob Hope, Jeffry Denman
by Marissa Sblendorio - Oct 31, 2016

CAGNEY, the new hit musical about Hollywood's tough guy in tap shoes, just recently welcomed Broadway's Jeffry Denman  to the company.  Denman is best known for starring in the original company of Irving Berlin's White Christmas for which he was nominated for a Fred & Adele Astaire Award. He was Munkustrap in the final cast of Cats (original Broadway production) and was featured in the original company of The Producers which led him to pen the memoir, A Year with The Producers.  (more...)

Jeffry Denman to Step in for Jeremy Benton in Off-Broadway's CAGNEY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

Cagney, the new hit musical about Hollywood's tough guy in tap shoes,welcomes Broadway's Jeffry Denman (Irving Berlin's White Christmas, The Producers) to the company. Starting Friday, October 14, Denman assumes the roles of Bob Hope (and others) when Jeremy Benton, who originated the role, takes a temporary leave of absence from the production through the year's end. (more...)

Deck the Halls - Balsam Hill is Set to Debut a New Float in the 90th Anniversary Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Celebrating Holiday Traditions
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

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BWW's On This Day - October 29, 2016
by - Oct 29, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 29 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

'WIMPY KID' to Be New Character Balloon at 90th MACY'S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

On Thursday, Nov. 24, more than 3.5 million spectators and more than 50 million television viewers will marvel as the newly colorful Greg Heffley takes a tumble down the route for his first chilly flight down The Streets of New York City. (more...)

CLOSED EYES AND PARTED LIPS Set for United Solo This Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

A story of PTSD but told like an Ali Wong special, Jacob-Sebastian Phillips's Closed Eyes and Parted Lips is a brave and hilarious account of one man's struggle to navigate his own PTSD as a result of childhood sexual abuse. (more...)

Matt Harnick's MACY'S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE: A NEW YORK CITY HOLIDAY TRADITION Book to Commemorate the Annual Event
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

'Let's have a Parade!' This is the iconic phrase that kicks off the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade each and every year. Since 1924 the spectacle has delighted millions of fans in Herald Square and around the world. Celebrating its 90th march in 2016, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade has proudly marked the official start of the holiday season for several generations of fans, and MACY'S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE: A NEW YORK CITY HOLIDAY TRADITION is the official commemorative keepsake for this big anniversary. (more...)

Cast of CAGNEY Set for Performance, CD Signing at Barnes & Noble
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Cagney, the hit musical about James Cagney currently playing at The Westside Theater, Upstairs, celebrates the release of its original New York cast recording with a special live performance and CD signing at Barnes & Noble, Upper East Side, 150 East 86th St. (at Lexington Ave), on Thursday, November 3 at 7PM. (more...)

THE HIP HOP NUTCRACKER Heads to the Fabulous Fox for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

The Hip Hop Nutcracker, a contemporary dance spectacle set to Tchaikovsky's timeless music, is a holiday mash-up for the entire family. Produced by the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) and co-commissioned by United Palace of Cultural Arts, The Hip Hop Nutcracker will kick off its second North American tour on November 17, spanning 23 cities including at stop in St. Louis at the Fabulous Fox Theatre on Wednesday, December 21 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: Tommy Tune, Lucie Arnaz, Bob Costas and More Visit CAGNEY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Not even five and half feet tall, James Cagney's oversized talent catapulted him from scrappy Irish kid on The Streets of New York to Hollywood legend on "the top of the world." A Vaudeville hoofer turned actor, Cagney made a splash on Broadway before Hollywood called and made him one of the Silver Screen's most iconic tough guys in legendary films including The Public Enemy, The G Men and White Heat.  But it was his turn as song and dance man George M. Cohan in Yankee Doodle Dandy that earned him the Academy Award and forever cemented his place as one of America's most beloved movie legends alongside the likes of Clark Gable, Charlie Chaplin, Marlon Brando, Jimmy Stewart and Fred Astaire. Now his off-Broadway debut is being visited by some of the biggest names in theatre. Check out some shots of the exciting backstage visitors that have been turning up at Cagney the Musical. (more...)

Off-Broadway's CAGNEY Cast Recording Hits Stores Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

The original New York cast recording of Cagney is out digitally, at the theatre, and in stores as of today, October 14th. (more...)

Jeffry Denman Takes First Bows in Off-Broadway's CAGNEY Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

Cagney, the new hit musical about Hollywood's tough guy in tap shoes, welcomes Broadway's Jeffry Denman (Irving Berlin's White Christmas, The Producers) to the company. Starting tonight, October 14, Denman assumes the roles of Bob Hope (and others) when Jeremy Benton, who originated the role, takes a temporary leave of absence from the production through the year's end. (more...)

CLOSED EYES AND PARTED LIPS Set for United Solo This Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

A story of PTSD but told like an Ali Wong special, Jacob-Sebastian Phillips's Closed Eyes and Parted Lips is a brave and hilarious account of one man's struggle to navigate his own PTSD as a result of childhood sexual abuse. (more...)

Dave Heath Exhibition MULTITUDE, SOLITUDE to Open This Month at the Nelson-Atkins
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

Multitude, Solitude: The Photographs of Dave Heath will be on view at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art from Nov. 19, 2016-March 19, 2017. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 11/1/2016 - 11/8/2016
by - Nov 8, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 11/1/2016 - 11/8/2016. (more...)

The Breathtaking HOLIDAY RIDE Premieres Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

The ICONIC 5th Year HOLIDAY RIDE is now on sale at THE RIDE'S new Box Office (584 Eighth Avenue - between 38 and 39 Streets) preparing for a repeat of last Season's ticket-buying frenzy. (more...)

Performers, Marching Bands, Balloons & More Set for Macy's THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE
by TV News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

It's that time of year again! On Thursday, November 24th (9 a.m.-noon in all time zones), the 90th MACY'S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE will march down The Streets of New York as millions celebrate with family and friends. (more...)

Cast of CAGNEY Set for Performance, CD Signing Tonight at Barnes & Noble
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Cagney, the hit musical about James Cagney currently playing at The Westside Theater, Upstairs, celebrates the release of its original New York cast recording with a special live performance and CD signing at Barnes & Noble, Upper East Side, 150 East 86th St. (at Lexington Ave), tonight, November 3 at 7PM. (more...)

CAGNEY Sets Holiday Schedule Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Cagney, the new hit Off-Broadway musical, has announced its 2016 holiday schedule. Scroll down for details on Thanksgiving, Christmas/Hannukah and New Year's week! (more...)

Photo Flash: Michael Feinstein, Neil Sedaka, Bill Nye, and Robert Picardo Visit CAGNEY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Cagney, the hit musical about James Cagney, currently plays at The Westside Theater, Upstairs (407 West 43rd Street, between 9th & 10th Aves). During Thanksgiving weekend, Michael Feinstein, Neil Sedaka, Bill Nye, and Robert Picardo visited the show. Check out photos below! (more...)

Contessa Gallery Presents New Artwork by Mr. Brainwash, Gilles Cenazandotti, David Datuna, David Drebin & Hijack at Art Miami 2016
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

CLEVELAND, Nov. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Contessa Gallery will be participating in the 27th annual Art Miami Fair. Over these past 27 years, Art Miami has established a well-known reputation for providing fine art collectors with the latest in high quality Contemporary and Modern Art. The fair will begin on November 29 and run through December 4, 2016. Contessa Gallery is thrilled to present the most recent works by Mr. Brainwash, Gilles Cenazandotti, David Datuna,David Drebinand Hijack at Art Miami 2016 (Booths #D407 & #D407a). This will be the highly anticipated Art Miami/Basel Week debut of Hijack's artwork with the gallery, David Datuna's Unity Series project and David Drebin's latest masterpiece, Etching on Crystal Starfire Glass,Lips of Love. (more...)

'The Hip Hop Nutcracker' Is The 'Must See' Family Holiday Tradition This Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

No TuTu's or toe shoes needed for The Hip Hop Nutcracker. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Casts of HOLIDAY INN, PARAMOUR & More Rehearse for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 22, 2016

The special event will feature performances from some of Broadway's hottest shows, including Holiday Inn, Cats, Paramour, Waitress, Hairspray Live!, The Color Purple, On Your Feet!, School of Rock and the Radio City Rockettes. Check out photos from rehearsals below!??????? (more...)

BWW Review: Leigh Silverman and Sutton Foster Discover Fresh Nuances In Intimate SWEET CHARITY
by Michael Dale - Nov 21, 2016

Ever since it opened in 1966 as the Broadway production that made the Palace Theatre go legit, the final scene of Neil Simon (book), Dorothy Fields (lyrics) and Cy Coleman's (music) hyper-swinging Sweet Charity has been a trouble spot. (more...)

Carlos Ponce & Jessica Carrillo to Host MACY'S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE on Telemundo
by TV News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

America's favorite holiday tradition will once again kick-off the season of joy as the 90th Annual MACY'S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE returns to TELEMUNDO on Thursday, November 24 (more...)

BWW Review: RAGTIME Celebrates the Search for Freedom and Equality at the Turn of the 20th Century
by Shari Barrett - Nov 17, 2016

RAGTIME: The Musical, currently being presented brilliantly by Actors' Repertory Theatre of Simi at the Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center through December 4, 2016, is set in the volatile melting pot of turn-of-the-century New York. Based on the classic E. L. Doctorow novel, featuring a Tony Award-winning book by Terrence McNally, RAGTIME weaves together three distinctly American tales -- that of a stifled suburban mother represented by Mother, the matriarch of a white upper-class family in New Rochelle, New York; Tateh, an inventive Jewish immigrant from Latvia; and Coalhouse Walker Jr., a daring young Harlem musician - all united by their courage, compassion and belief in the promise of the future in America at the turn of the 20th Century. (more...)

More Broadway Performances Announced for MACY'S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE on NBC
by TV News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

A dazzling lineup of Broadway's best will take part in the milestone 90th MACY'S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE, broadcast live on NBC. (more...)

Marcus Goldhaber Launches Kickstarter for CARRY YOU ON Album to Support Veterans
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

Today at 11 a.m. EST, while America's largest traditional celebration of our veterans overtook The Streets of New York City, a bold new chapter in a heralded music project honoring our military heroes was officially launched through Kickstarter. (more...)

The Holiday Season at NJPAC - Cinderella, Handel's Messiah, The Hip Hop Nutcracker, Broadway Sings the Muppet Christmas Carol and much more!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

Check out the holiday season lineup at NJPAC! (more...)

THE HIP HOP NUTCRACKER with Special Guest Kurtis Blow to Hit NY Metro This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

The Hip Hop Nutcracker, a contemporary dance spectacle set to Tchaikovsky's timeless music, is a holiday mash-up sure to please the entire family. Produced by the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) and co-commissioned by United Palace of Cultural Arts, The Hip Hop Nutcracker makes two NY Metro-area stops during its second North American tour of 23 cities from Los Angeles to New York. (more...)

Bold New Musical Project to Honor Military Heroes Launched Through Kickstarter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

Today at 11 a.m. EST, while America's largest traditional celebration of our veterans overtook The Streets of New York City, a bold new chapter in a heralded music project honoring our military heroes was officially launched through Kickstarter. (more...)

Universal Orlando Resort Reveals New Details About Hilarious & Thrilling Ride, 'Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon'
by TV News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

In Spring 2017, fans will be immersed in the world of America's No. 1 late-night talk show 'The Tonight Show' in a brand-new attraction 'Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon.' (more...)

CATS, HOLIDAY INN, HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Among Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Performance Lineup
by TV News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

On Thursday, Nov. 24, (9 a.m.-noon in all time zones), the 90th MACY'S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE will march down The Streets of New York as millions celebrate with family and friends. (more...)

THE HIP HOP NUTCRACKER to Bring Reimagined Classic to the Fox Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

The Hip Hop Nutcracker, the contemporary re-imagining of the magical ballet returns to the Fox Theatre on Sunday, Nov. 27 at 6:30 p.m. (more...)

Guest Blog: Playwright Elinor Cook On The Hero, The Lone Woman and PILGRIMS
by Guest Blogger: Elinor Cook - Aug 26, 2016

Elinor Cook on her play Pilgrims (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Orlando Shakespeare Theater Presents WEST SIDE STORY COVER BATTLE
by Stage Tube - Aug 23, 2016

From the Theater that brought you 2014's 'Les Miserables Flash Mob' and 2015's 'Monty Python's SPAMALOT Sing-along,' Orlando Shakespeare Theater (Orlando Shakes) presents a 'West Side Story Cover Battle!' (more...)

Chris Hanson Named New Host of CRIME WATCH DAILY; New Season Premieres 9/12
by TV News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

The Emmy(R)-nominated syndicated series CRIME WATCH DAILY will have a new host and a new name when the show premieres its second season on Monday, September 12, 2016, with veteran investigative journalist Chris Hansen joining the show (more...)

VIDEO: MTV Announces Nick Jonas Performance on 2016 VMA's!
by TV News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Today, MTV revealed that Nick Jonas will perform on the 2016 VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS on August 28th. Joining him on the stage at Madison Square Garden will be Ty Dolla $ign, who is featured on the hit track 'Bacon,' (more...)

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