FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Patti LuPone, Kevin Kline and Barry Bostwick in THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM
by Michael Dale - Oct 30, 2015

The 1975 limited Broadway premiere run of THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM proved so popular, it was brought back in 1976. (more...)

Suzanne Petri Brings TORCH, SASS AND SWING! to Davenport's Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

Chicago's acclaimed Jefferson Award nominated actress and winner of the After Dark Award for 'Outstanding Cabaret Artist' and the Chicago Cabaret Professionals Gold Coast Award, Suzanne Petri brings her brand new show, TORCH, SASS AND SWING!, to Davenport's Cabaret (1383 N Milwaukee Ave). The show runs tonight, October 28, and November 4 & 7, 2015. (more...)

SOUND OF MUSIC, DIRTY DANCING, BEAUTIFUL and More Set for Dr. Phillips Center's 2015-16 Broadway Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2015

The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, together with Florida Theatrical Association and Broadway Across America, has unveiled the lineup of shows for the 2015/2016 FAIRWINDS Broadway in Orlando season. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Detroit - Week of 11/08/2015
by BWW - Nov 8, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/08/2015 for Detroit (more...)

ThrillSeeker Stunt Run Reveals 2016 Season Lineup with 2016 Kickoff Special
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2015

The ThrillSeeker Stunt Run released their travel plans for the 2016 event season, which opens with a bang in Texas at the end of April. With 11 events planned for the tour, the ThrillSeeker Stunt Run is gearing up for an adrenaline-packed year! (more...)

Jiehae Park's PEERLESS to Make World Premiere at Yale Rep This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

Yale Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of PEERLESS by Jiehae Park, directed by Margot Bordelon, November 27-December 19 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street). Opening Night is Thursday, December 3. The cast of PEERLESS includes Teresa Avia Lim, Christopher Livingston, Caroline Neff, JD Taylor, and Tiffany Villarin. (more...)

Mark Shanahan, Kristen Hahn, Boyd Gaines and More Set for 11/16 Reading of DRACULA at Westport Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

Westport Country Playhouse will present a Script in Hand playreading of DRACULA, the mystery-thriller about a young woman falling victim to a vampire, on Monday, November 16, at 7 p.m.  Director is Anne Keefe, Playhouse associate artist and curator of the playreading series. The play is dramatized by Hamilton Deane and John L. Balderston, from the novel by Bram Stoker. (more...)

Peter Polycarpou, Laura Pitt-Pulford to Lead OLIVER!, Sarah Ingram Set for THE WITCHES at the Curve; Casting Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

Curve today announces casting for the theatre's productions of Roald Dahl's THE WITCHES and Lionel Bart's classic musical, OLIVER! (more...)

2015 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards Update 11/27 - Ryan Connolly, Jim Shankman Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 27, 2015

Voting has opened for the 2015 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of November 27th. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

2015 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards Update 11/27 - Ryan Connolly, Marilyn Olsen Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 27, 2015

Voting has now opened for the 2015 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of November 27th. (more...)

Provision's Theater For Young Audiences to Stage THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2015

This holiday season Provision Theater Company's Theater for Young Audiences will present Barbara Robinson's THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER!. (more...)

Meet the Cast of Michael Gow's SWEET PHOEBE at the Alexander Bar's Upstairs Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2015

The Cape Town premiere of Page to Stage Productions will present Michael Gow's award-winning SWEET PHOEBE at the Alexander Bar and Café's Upstairs Theatre this month. Genna Galloway will take on the role that launched the  international career of Oscar-winner Cate Blanchet alongside popular actor, Matt Newman. (more...)

Phylicia Rashad to Return to The Public in HEAD OF PASSES This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2015

BroadwayWorld is excited to report initial casting for The Public Theater's New York premiere of HEAD OF PASSES, written by Tarell Alvin McCraney and directed by Tina Landau. Phylicia Rashad returns to The Public to play 'Shelah' in this deeply moving new drama about family, acceptance, and the power of faith. Rashad last appeared at The Public in THE STORY by Tracey Scott Wilson in 2003. HEAD OF PASSES begins previews on Tuesday, March 15 in the Newman Theater with an official press opening on Monday, March 28. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Detroit - Week of 11/01/2015
by BWW - Nov 1, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/01/2015 for Detroit (more...)

EVITA, ANYTHING GOES & More Set for Broadway Palm's 24th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Broadway Palm is proud to announce its 24th Season which includes eight main stage productions, five productions in The Off Broadway Palm, four Children's Theatre productions, and five concerts. Individual tickets go on sale June 1, 2016.  (more...)

The Attic Theater Company to Present ON THE VERGE at Walkerspace This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

The Attic Theater Company (Laura Braza, Artistic Director, and Ted Caine, Executive Director) returns to New York City for its annual Off-Broadway summer production. The critically acclaimed company will present Eric Overmyer's comedy ON THE VERGE, directed by Laura Braza.  ON THE VERGE will play a strictly limited Off-Broadway engagement at Walkerspace (46 Walker Street, NYC) beginning Saturday, June 18th through Saturday, July 9th, 2016.  The Press Opening is scheduled for Thursday, June 23rd.  Tickets, priced at $25.00, are on sale now online at http://www.theattictheaterco.com/#!upcoming/c6v5. (more...)

BWW Review: DIRTY DANCING - A Lackluster, Disappointing Version of the Iconic Film
by Christina Mancuso - May 18, 2016

Spectacular dancing, heartfelt story, brilliant actors, classic songs.... The iconic film, DIRTY DANCING had all the makings to translate seamlessly onto the stage. However, unfortunately, it failed to deliver on all accounts. Written and conceived by Eleanor Bergstein, who has little to no previous stage experience, DIRTY DANCING is a lackluster and disappointing version of the far superior original. Perhaps it would've been best to leave Baby in the corner. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's A SONG AT TWILIGHT
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's 54th season kicks off in high style with Noel Coward's final and semi-autobiographical play, A SONG AT TWILIGHT. Performances began May 11 and continue through May 29 at the F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre, 36 Madison Avenue (at Lancaster Road) in Madison. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Elena Shaddow, Jason Gotay, PJ Benjamin, Kevin Cahoon & More Join The Muny's 98th Season!
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

Following its initial casting announcement in April, The Muny announced today additional principal cast members for its spectacular 98th season. The 2016 Muny season opens with The Wizard of Oz followed by 42nd Street and The Music Man. The season includes the premieres of the popular Mel Brooks comedy, Young Frankenstein and world-wide megahit, Mamma Mia!, and closes with Fiddler on the Roof and Elton John and Tim Rice's Aida. (more...)

BEAUTIFUL, THE BOOK OF MORMON & More Set for Inaugural Broadway at the Eccles Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2016

After 25 years, Broadway in Utah will have a new name and a new address for the 2016-17 season. Tony and Grammy Award®-winning Beautiful - The Carole King Musical will be the very first Broadway musical to play the brand-new George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Theater now under construction at 100 South and Main Street in downtown Salt Lake City with a full week of performances November 15-20, 2016. (more...)

York Theatre Royal & Pilot Theatre to Premiere New Adaptation of E.M.Forster's THE MACHINE STOPS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

Following the critical success of their recent co-productions of In Fog and Falling Snow and Blood + Chocolate, York Theatre Royal will once again join forces with Pilot Theatre, this time to stage the world premiere of The Machine Stops, Neil Duffield's exciting new adaptation of E.M. Forster's chilling short story predicting and exploring our increasingly intricate relationship with technology in our lives. (more...)

RENT 20th Anniversary Tour, WICKED & More Set for Broadway Grand Rapids' 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

DeVos Performance Hall will be alive with the sounds of music in the 2016-17 BGR season. Kicking off the season is Tony Award® winning musical, Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA, a family favorite with some new twists! Also in the season line-up will be the brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC directed by three-time Tony Award® winner Jack O'Brien, marking the 50 year anniversary of the beloved musical movie. Featuring more than 40 classic hits, MOTOWN THE MUSICAL, the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy's journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul, will come to Grand Rapids in May of 2017. DIRTY DANCING- THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE will complete the season in June. (more...)

Phylicia Rashad Returns to The Public in HEAD OF PASSES, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

The Public Theater presents the New York premiere of HEAD OF PASSES, written by TarellAlvin McCraney and directed by Tina Landau. Part of Oskar Eustis' 10th anniversary season, HEAD OF PASSES officially opens tonight, March 28, in the Newman Theater and runs through Sunday, April 17, 2016. (more...)

RENT 20th Anniversary Tour & MAMMA MIA! Set as 2016-17 Broadway In Fort Lauderdale Season Options
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

Announcing the 2016 / 2017 Broadway in Fort Lauderdale Season Options at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. Returning by popular demand is MAMMA MIA!, coming to Fort Lauderdale on its farewell tour. The Rent 20th Anniversary Tour will also play a limited engagement in fall of 2016. (more...)

BEAUTIFUL, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS & More Set for ASU Gammage's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

ASU Gammage has announced its 2016-2017 Desert Schools Broadway Across America - Arizona season which includes a mix of favorites including CABARET and THE SOUND OF MUSIC and also features amazing new Tony Award-winning musicals and plays with MATILDA, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS and THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME and is headlined by BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL that tells the inspiring true story of King's remarkable rise to stardom. (more...)

Fabulous Fox Theatre Announces 2016-2017 U.S. Bank Broadway Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2016

The Fabulous Fox Theatre announces an extraordinary season of Tony Award-winning Best Musicals in the 2016-2017 U.S. Bank Broadway Series including FUN HOME, Fox Theatricals' own critically-acclaimed 2015 Tony Award-winning Best Musical. FUN HOME is one of six shows making its St. Louis debut and one of seven shows in this season's lineup which can claim the Tony Award for Best Musical honor. (more...)

Phylicia Rashad Returns to The Public in HEAD OF PASSES, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

The Public Theater presents the New York premiere of HEAD OF PASSES, written by TarellAlvin McCraney and directed by Tina Landau. Part of Oskar Eustis' 10th anniversary season, HEAD OF PASSES begins previews tonight, March 17, in the Newman Theater and runs through Sunday, April 17, with an official press opening on Monday, March 28. (more...)

'HEDWIG,' FINDING NEVERLAND, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS & More Set for KeyBank Broadway at The Paramount's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

The 2016/2017 KeyBank Broadway at The Paramount season brings another year of superb entertainment to The Paramount Theatre, with a roster of can't miss shows! (more...)

RENT, THE BODYGUARD & More Set for Orpheum's 2016-17 Broadway Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

On Saturday, March 12th, the Orpheum Theatre announced its highly-anticipated 2016-2017 Broadway Season. The year's subscription series includes DIRTY DANCING - The Classic Story On Stage, ANNIE, THE BODYGUARD, BEAUTIFUL - The Carole King Musical, and THE SOUND OF MUSIC. Season options include a return engagement of JERSEY BOYS, and a special weekend-only engagement of the RENT 20th Anniversary Tour. The 2016-2017 Broadway Season is generously sponsored by Bank of America and Memphis Area Honda Dealers. (more...)

BEAUTIFUL, THE BODYGUARD, FINDING NEVERLAND & More Set for Broadway In New Orleans' 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2016

The East Jefferson General Hospital Broadway in New Orleans 2016-17 season was announced today. Presented by the New Orleans Theatre Association, the new season will commence at the historic Saenger Theatre in fall 2016. (more...)

DIRTY DANCING, FAME, RUDOLPH and More Coming to Thousand Oaks in 2016-17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2016

The hit stage adaptation of beloved movie DIRTY DANCING: THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE and Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's original rock opera JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR light up The Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza for the 2016-17 Broadway in Thousand Oaks Series. (more...)


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TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE Comes to Stage at Provision Theater Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

Provision Theater Company will continue its 12th season with TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE by Jeffrey Hatcher and Mitch Albom. (more...)

Chicago Inclusion Project Partners with Chicago Cultural Alliance
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

Teaming up in the spirit of community engagement and celebration of cultures, the non-profit organizations of The Chicago Inclusion Project and The Chicago Cultural Alliance come together in a strategic partnership.  (more...)

Robert Joy & More Round Out Cast of Public Theater's HEAD OF PASSES with Phylicia Rashad
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

The Public Theater announced complete casting today for the New York premiere of HEAD OF PASSES, written by Tarell Alvin McCraney and directed by Tina Landau. Part of Oskar Eustis' 10th anniversary season, HEAD OF PASSES begins previews on Tuesday, March 15 in the Newman Theater and runs through Sunday, April 17, with an official press opening on Monday, March 28. (more...)

BH Mallorca Set Opening Party, Special David Guetta and Martin Garrix Shows
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2016

After a hugely memorable season in 2015, BH Mallorca has been working hard to outdo itself for 2016. Now that the first names and events for the summer ahead can be revealed, it would be hard to say they haven't managed it with David Guetta, Steve Aoki and more all lining up.  (more...)

ArtsWest's AFTER HOURS WITH MATTHEW WRIGHT Returns in March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2016

ArtsWest is pleased to announce the return of After Hours with Mathew Wright, now in its third iteration after this past December's Holiday Edition. Hosted by Artistic Director Mathew Wright, these one-night only events feature five of Seattle's (and Broadway's) brightest stars: Matt Owen (3/7), Frederick Hagreen (3/14), Eric Ankrim (3/21), and Justin Huertas and Kirsten DeLohr Helland (3/28). These performers were at the vanguard of musical theatre in Seattle in 2015, key creative and artistic talent behind smash-hits like Lizard Boy and Come From Away (Seattle Rep), Green Day's American Idiot(ArtsWest), and The Sound of Music (5th Avenue Theatre), just to name a few. Backed by Mathew Wright on piano, these are the performers that are making theatre history, and they are up-close-and-personal in these exclusive and intimate encounters. (more...)

Tickets to ABBA THE CONCERT at bergenPAC on Sale 2/26
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2016

New show on sale this week at bergenPAC: ABBA The Concert-Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at 8PM. Tickets go on sale Friday, February 26, 2016 at 11AM at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling bergenPAC's Box Office at 201.227.1030. (more...)

2015 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards Update - Jamison Stern, Jim Shankman Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 4, 2015

Voting has opened for the 2015 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of November 27th. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

2015 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards - Last Week to Vote!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 24, 2015

Happy Holidays! It's the last week to vote for the 2015 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 18. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31! (more...)

2015 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards Update - Justin Rugg and Jamison Stern Tied!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 18, 2015

Time is running out to vote for the 2015 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 18. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31! (more...)

2015 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards Update - Jamison Stern, Justin Rugg Tied!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 11, 2015

Voting is fully underway for the 2015 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 11. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

STNJ to Open 54th Season with A SONG AT TWILIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's 54th season kicks off in high style with Noel Coward's final and semi-autobiographical play, A Song At Twilight.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering Doris Roberts
by Walter McBride - Apr 19, 2016

As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday, Doris Roberts, best known for her Emmy-winning role on the sitcom EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND, passed away Sunday, April 17, in Los Angeles. She was 90 years old. (more...)

History Has Its Eyes on HAMILTON, Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

Raise a glass! It was just announced by Pulitzer Prize administrator Mike Pride that HAMILTON has officially won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. (more...)

2016 Pulitzer Prizes Will Be Announced This Afternoon; Watch the Live Stream at 3pm!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

Today's the day! The 2016 Pulitzer Prize Winners and Nominated Finalists will be announced on today, April 18 at 3pm eastern daylight time via live-stream on pulitzer.org. (more...)

EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND Star and Broadway Vet Doris Roberts Dies at 90
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Doris Roberts, best known for her Emmy-winning role on the sitcom EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND, passed away Sunday, April 17, in Los Angeles. She was 90 years old. (more...)

Who Will Win the Pulitzer Prize for Drama? Tune In to the Live Stream at 3pm!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

Today's the day! The 2016 Pulitzer Prize Winners and Nominated Finalists will be announced in just minutes- April 18 at 3pm eastern daylight time via live-stream on pulitzer.org. (more...)

Blumenthal Performing Arts Announces 2016-2017 PNC Broadway Lights Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2016

Blumenthal brings the largest Broadway season yet, with more than 20 shows on tap in the 2016-2017 PNC Broadway Lights and Broadway Extras lineup.  A season filled with award-winning titles, show fans can be sure Broadway's latest and greatest are headed to Charlotte. (more...)

HEAD OF PASSES, Starring Phylicia Rashad, Extends Again at the Public
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

The Public Theater announced an additional one-week extension today for the New York premiere of Head of Passes, part of Oskar Eustis' 10th anniversary season. (more...)

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