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Old Globe Theatre (San Diego, CA)
1363 Old Globe Way
San Diego, CA 92101

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Captain Arab runs a low-rent traveling circus and his wagon hasnít moved in some time, though not by lack of effort from his ragtag band of clowns and performers. One of his performers is Cleo, a young woman exploited by Captain Arab and loved by his son Coyote. Coyote longs for a world outside the confines of the family business, and as the cirus show plays out, he must decide whether to flee or stay, and if he does stay, how to inspire change within the troupe.


Legendary Folk Artist Bob Dylan's First Permanent Public Work Of Art To Be Featured At MGM National Harbor
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

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Broadway AM Report, 10/6/2016 - HOLIDAY INN Opens and More!
by Jessica Khan - Oct 6, 2016

Today's big news: The U.S. premiere of COMMUNION bows tonight at Urban Stages, the casts of RIDE THE CYCLONE and IN TRANSIT meet the press, and Roundabout's HOLIDAY INN opens on Broadway! (more...)

Twyla Tharp 50th Anniversary Tour to Conclude At Koch Theater, 11/17-22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2015

The Twyla Tharp Fiftieth Anniversary Tour concludes its 10-weeks of cross¬Ėcountry performances with a week-long season at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center, November 17-22, where it will present a double bill of New York premieres: ¬ďPreludes and Fugues¬Ē and ¬ďYowzie.¬Ē Both works were commissioned in part by The Joyce Theater, which is presenting the Tharp season at The Koch. (more...)

Midwest Premiere of HERSHEY FELDER AS IRVING BERLIN Begins Tonight at Royal George Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2015

Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin will now begin performances tonight October 30th, 2015 in Felder's Chicago theatrical home, the Royal George Theatre , 1641 N. Halsted Street, Chicago (more...)

Boomerang's LOVELESS TEXAS to Receive Private Industry Reading 10/20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Boomerang Theatre Company (Tim Errickson, Artistic Director) is pleased to continue the artistic development of LOVELESS TEXAS, the new musical from Boomerang Associate Artistic Director Cailin Heffernan and composer Henry Aronson. LOVELESS TEXAS will receive an invitation-only industry reading in New York City on Thursday October 20th. (more...)

Bob Dylan Named Recipient of Nobel Prize in Literature for Creating 'New Poetic Expressions'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Legendary singer-songwriter Bob Dylan has won the Nobel Prize in Literature 'for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition.' Dylan is the first American to win the esteemed prize since Toni Morrison in 1993. (more...)

BWW Review: Theatre Memphis' Next Stage Raises DOUBT
by Joseph Baker - Nov 9, 2015

The set for Theatre Memphis' Next Stage production of John Patrick Shanley's Pulitzer Prize-winning DOUBT impresses with its austerity: The walls and doors are of rich,dark wood; the red leather chair behind the principal's desk and the furniture in the room are carefully arranged; everything seems compartmentalized. Moreover, St. Nicholas School is in the apparently firm hands of 'Sister Aloysius' (yes, it rhymes with 'suspicious'), and wary she is. The time is the early 1960's, shortly after the unsettling assassination of President John F. Kennedy. St. Nicholas has accepted its first black student, 'Donald Muller,' a lonely and isolated thirteen-year old altar boy of 'the new priest on the block,' 'Father Flynn,' who, with his tweaking of tradition and progressive inclination have made him a threat to Aloysius' tightly run ship. As Bob Dylan famously sang, 'The Times They are A-Changin' -- but, as far as the straight-backed, bespectacled principal is concerned, 'not at THIS school.' For Aloysius, art and music classes are a perfect waste of time; at first glance, she is a stereotypical 'old school' nun. However, Pulitzer Prizes are not awarded to writers who resort to stereotype, and Mr. Shanley's script is tight, subtle, and full of surprises. (more...)

VIDEO: SPRING AWAKENING Director Michael Arden Loves The Drama Book Shop
by Michael Dale - Nov 9, 2015

At a recent visit, he called the popular haunt a temple for artists of the theatre. (more...)

Tony-Winning Broadway Producer Behind HAIRSPRAY, JERSEY BOYS Dies at 69
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that five-time Tony Award-winning Broadway producer Rick Steiner passed away last week, November 3, in Cincinnati. He was 69. (more...)

Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University Welcomes Twyla Tharp's 50th Anniversary Tour This Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2015

The Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University presents Twyla Tharp ¬Ė 50th Anniversary Tour including two Chicago premieres, ¬ďPreludes and Fugues¬Ē and ¬ďYowzie¬Ē this week, November 5 ¬Ė 8, at the historic Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress Parkway. In a momentous co-commission with Ravinia Festival, as well as four other dance presenters in four other cities, the Auditorium is thrilled to present these two new works by world-renowned choreographer Twyla Tharp. The performance schedule is Today, Nov. 5 ¬Ė Saturday, Nov. 7 at¬† 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 8 at 2 p.m. Tickets are priced $33 - $103 and are available online at AuditoriumTheatre.org by calling (312) 341-2300 or in-person at the Auditorium Theatre's Box Office, 50 E. Congress Parkway. Subscriptions for the Auditorium Theatre's 2015 - 2016 season and discounted tickets for groups of 10 or more are also on sale. For more information visit AuditoriumTheatre.org. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

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STAGE TUBE: Rick McKay Releases Unseen Footage from Acclaimed Documentary GREENWICH VILLAGE: A WORLD APART
by Stage Tube - Nov 4, 2016

To celebrate his second consecutive win at the Greenwich Village Film Festival on October 26th, 2016, award-winning filmmaker RICK McKAY (Broadway: The Golden Age, Broadway: BEYOND the Golden Age, A&E Biography, PBS's City Arts and Egg: The Arts Show), releases a six-minute sample of his 2015 winning short film, 'Greenwich Village: A World Apart'. The never-before-seen footage can be seen below or on YouTube at:https://youtu.be/i2-wjVAqwsA (more...)

Twyla Tharp 50th Anniversary Tour Concludes Tonight at the Koch Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2015

The Twyla Tharp Fiftieth Anniversary Tour concludes its 10-weeks of cross-country performances with a week-long season at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center, tonight, November 17-22, where it will present a double bill of New York premieres: 'Preludes and Fugues' and 'Yowzie.' Both works were commissioned in part by The Joyce Theater, which is presenting the Tharp season at The Koch. (more...)

The Boss on Broadway? Bruce Springsteen Open to Idea of Musical Based on His Life!
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 16, 2016

From Asbury Park to Broadway? According to today's New York Post, The Boss, Bruce Springsteen is very open to the idea of turning his recent critically acclaimed memoir into a Broadway musical! (more...)

San Diego Repertory Theatre Presents the World Premiere of OUR GREAT TCHAIKOVSKY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

San Diego Repertory Theatre (San Diego REP) will present the world premiere of "Our Great Tchaikovsky," a new play with music featuring the compositions of Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky with a book and performance by Hershey Felder.Directed by longtime collaborator Trevor Hay ("Hershey Felder as Irving Berling"), and produced by long-time collaborators Samantha F. Voxakis, Karen Racanelli and Erik Carstensen, Felder's newest work takes on Russia's most celebrated, and perhaps most mysterious, composer. "Our Great Tchaikovsky," the fourth selection of the 2016/2017 season, begins on Thursday, January 12, 2017 and plays throughSunday, February 12, 2017 with an opening night on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 7 p.m. on the Lyceum Stage Theatre at San Diego REP in Horton Plaza. (more...)

Monique Gaffney and Christopher Salazar Lead 2015 Globe for All Tour of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

The Old Globe's GLOBE FOR ALL returns to bring free professional Shakespeare directly to diverse, multigenerational audiences in underserved communities around San Diego County. This second year of GLOBE FOR ALL follows a highly successful inaugural production in 2014. One of the Bard's most charming comedies, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, will be directed by renowned Shakespearean Rob Melrose, Artistic Director of San Francisco's Cutting Ball Theater, who makes his Globe debut. He directs a cast of local professional actors, including recent graduates of the Old Globe/University of San Diego Graduate Theatre Program. (more...)

Douglas Hodge & Kelli Barrett to Star in MY FAIR LADY at Bay Street Theater; Michael Arden Will Direct!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

Bay Street Theater has announced some of the principal cast of MY FAIR LADY, Book and Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, Music by Frederick Loewe, Based on Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw & Gabriel Pascal's motion picture, and Directed by Michael Arden, Tony Award nominee and Outer Critics Circle Award winner for Best Director of a Musical for the Broadway revival of (more...)

Tony Awards Close-Up: Michael Arden Explains the 'Fever Dream' that was SPRING AWAKENING
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 16, 2016

Michael Arden has been a part of the New York theatre community for quite a while, having made his debut in the 2003 revival of BIG RIVER. This year he stepped behind the scenes, making his Broadway directing debut with Deaf West's SPRING AWAKENING (for which he was nominated for Best Direction of a Musical). How did he end up here? Watch below to find out! (more...)

Tony-Winning Producer Hal Luftig Will Receive Honorary Doctorate from SUNY Oneonta
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

Tony Award-winning Broadway producer Hal Luftig will receive an honorary doctorate from his alma mater, SUNY Oneonta, tomorrow, Saturday, May 14, when Luftig will also address the graduating Class of 2016 at Commencement. (more...)

Claybourne Elder, Clyde Alves & More Set for Music Theatre Wichita's 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

Casting is announced today for Music Theatre Wichita's 45th Season, which includes Disney's "Beauty and the Beast," Rodgers & Hammerstein's "Oklahoma!," "Jesus Christ Superstar," and the regional premieres of "Nice Work If You Can Get It" and "Mamma Mia!"   (more...)

ESC & YHF to Present I HEAR AMERICA SINGING: THE IMMIGRANT'S JOURNEY Musical Revue
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

Responding to the heightened mood of this election year, SUNY's Empire State College (ESC) Metropolitan Center and The Yip Harburg Foundation (YHF) aim to inspire existing and prospective students with the power of songs of conscience as part of their educational/entertainment partnership.  (more...)

Bob Dylan Announces New Album, Sets Summer Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2016

USAToday.com reports that Bob Dylan will hit the road this summer with a new album and tour. (more...)

HERSHEY FELDER AS IRVING BERLIN Comes to The Town Hall This June
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

The story and music of America's Composer come to life on stage when The Town Hall presents HERSHEY FELDER AS IRVING BERLIN, a new play with music written and performed by award-winning actor and musician Hershey Felder (Broadway's George Gershwin Alone, Maestro Bernstein). Directed by Trevor Hay, HERSHEY FELDER AS IRVING BERLIN plays one night only, Monday, June 6 at 8PM at The Town Hall (123 West 43rd Street). (more...)

Casting Announced for TWYLA THARP AND THREE DANCES at The Joyce Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2016

Twyla Tharp and Three Dances, the previously announced program conceived and directed by Twyla Tharp and featuring two classics and one premiere, will be presented by The Joyce Theater Foundation for two weeks next month, July 10-23, in its intimate Chelsea home, located at 175 Eighth Avenue at 19th Street. (more...)

Cast Set for TWYLA THARP AND THREE DANCES at The Joyce Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2016

Twyla Tharp and Three Dances, the previously announced program conceived and directed by Twyla Tharp and featuring two classics and one premiere, will be presented by The Joyce Theater Foundation for two weeks next month, July 10-23, in its intimate Chelsea home, located at 175 Eighth Avenue at 19th Street. Part of the Pathways to Dance Upstate/Downstate initiative, Twyla Tharp and Three Dances will feature a company of long-time Tharp dancers along with new members.  John Selya, Matthew Dibble, Daniel Baker, Ramona Kelley, Amy Ruggiero, Eva Trapp, Nicholas Coppula, Kaitlyn Gilliland and Reed Tankersley make up the company. On the program are two Tharp classics, Brahms Paganini and Country Dances, and a new work, Beethoven Opus 130, set to Beethoven's Opus of the same title having its world premiere at Saratoga Performing Arts Center on June 30. This presentation, one of the must-see cultural events of the summer, marks the first time Tharp's company will perform on The Joyce's stage in almost 12 years. Tickets range in price from $10-$75 and can be purchased at www.Joyce.org, or by calling JoyceCharge at 212-242-0800. Please note: ticket prices are subject to change. The Joyce Theater is located at 175 Eighth Avenue at 19th Street. For more information, please visit www.Joyce.org. (more...)

Megan McGinnis to Star in SENSE AND SENSIBILITY at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016

The Old Globe has announced the complete cast and creative team for the West Coast premiere of Paul Gordon's delightfully romantic new musical SENSE AND SENSIBILITY, developed with Rick Boynton and presented in association with Chicago Shakespeare Theater, where it was commissioned and had its world premiere in April 2015. (more...)

TWITTER WATCH: SPRING AWAKENING's Michael Arden Explains Tony Telecast Mishap
by Michael Dale - Jun 13, 2016

Where was Michael Arden when Christopher Fitzgerald's face was on camera while his name was announced? (more...)

HOLD - SPRING AWAKENING's Michael Arden Wins 2016 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 12, 2016

Michael Arden has won the 2016 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical for SPRING AWAKENING.  (more...)

Megan McGinnis-Led SENSE AND SENSIBILITY Begins Tonight at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

The Old Globe presents the West Coast premiere of Paul Gordon's delightfully romantic new musical SENSE AND SENSIBILITY, developed with Rick Boynton and presented in association with Chicago Shakespeare Theater, where it was commissioned and had its world premiere in April 2015. (more...)

THE OFFICE's Jenna Fischer and More to Star in Steve Martin's METEOR SHOWER at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team of the world premiere of Steve Martin's new play METEOR SHOWER, an adult comedy, marking his welcome return to the Globe following the great success of Bright Star. (more...)

Steve Martin's METEOR SHOWER, Starring Jenna Fischer, Begins Tonight at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2016

The Old Globe presents the world premiere of Steve Martin's new play METEOR SHOWER, an adult comedy, marking his welcome return to the Globe following the great success of Bright Star. It will be directed by Gordon Edelstein in a co-production with Long Wharf Theatre, where Edelstein serves as Artistic Director (and no, he is not related to Barry). (more...)

Megan McGinnis Stars in SENSE AND SENSIBILITY, Opening Tonight at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2016

The Old Globe presents the West Coast premiere of Paul Gordon's delightfully romantic new musical SENSE AND SENSIBILITY, developed with Rick Boynton and presented in association with Chicago Shakespeare Theater, where it was commissioned and had its world premiere in April 2015. (more...)

SPRING AWAKENING's Michael Arden & Gabe Violett Featured on Season Premiere of SOMETHING NEW
by Something New with Joel B. New - Jan 5, 2016

The fourth season of 'Something New' -- a podcast that interviews multifaceted theatre artists and premieres original songs by Joel B. New -- premieres January 4th. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 9, 2016
by - Feb 9, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 9 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Rashidra Scott, David Harris and Stephen DeRosa to Star in ANYTHING GOES at Goodspeed Musicals; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2016

All aboard! Goodspeed Musicals kicks off its 2016 season at The Goodspeed with the Broadway hit ANYTHING GOES, and the company just announced a star-packed cast. (more...)

Bob Dylan's 'Bootleg Series Vol 6' to Receive Hybrid Multichannel 5.0 SACD Release
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

Marshall Blonstein's Audio Fidelity will be releasing ¬ďThe Bootleg Series Vol. 6 Bob Dylan Live 1964 Concert at Philharmonic Hall¬Ē on Hybrid multichannel 5.0 SACD. (more...)

HERSHEY FELDER AS IRVING BERLIN to Play TheatreWorks, 1/13
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley kicks off the New Year with the regional premiere of Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin, a brand new work by acclaimed performer/playwright/director Hershey Felder. The inspiring story of "America's Composer" Irving Berlin takes center stage in this tour-de-force performance by virtuoso Hershey Felder, internationally acclaimed for bringing to life such composers as Gershwin, Beethoven, Chopin, and Bernstein. Fleeing the anti-Semitism of Czarist Russia, capturing the rhythms of the Lower East Side, and eventually enchanting the entire world, Berlin epitomized the American dream. Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin will be directed by Trevor Hay with performances January 13 - February 14, 2016 (press opening: January 16) at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro Street, Mountain View. For tickets ($35 -$100) and information the public may visit www.TheatreWorks.org or call (650) 463-1960. (more...)

THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Opens Tonight at the Ahmanson
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2015

The first national tour of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY opens at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre tonight, December 10, 2015, and plays through January 17, 2016.  (more...)

Bob Dylan and His Band Set Performance at Dr. Phillips Center in November
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

?The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in association with AEG Live announces Bob Dylan and his Band, live in Orlando. The eleven-time Grammy-winner, Academy Award and Golden Globe-winner will play the Walt Disney Theater on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at 8 p.m. Tickets will go on sale to the general public Friday, August 12, 2016 at 10 a.m. Tickets start at $59.50 and may be purchased online at drphillipscenter.org, by calling 844.513.2014 or by visiting the Dr. Phillips Center Box Office at 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, or 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday. Online and phone ticket purchases include handling fees. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 8/16/2016 - 8/23/2016
by - Aug 23, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 8/16/2016 - 8/23/2016. (more...)

Lisa Hannigan's New Album AT SWIM Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

Lisa Hannigan's new album, At Swim, is out now via ATO Records. The album, which debuted as an NPR First Listen, is receiving widespread critical praise. (more...)

PHOTO FLASH: Michael Arden and Andy Mientus Share Wedding Day Pics
by Michael Dale - Aug 19, 2016

The Broadway couple tied the knot yesterday in Somerset, England. (more...)

Lisa Hannigan's New Album AT SWIM Released to Critical Acclaim
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

Lisa Hannigan's new album, At Swim, is out now via ATO Records. The album, which debuted as an NPR First Listen, is receiving widespread critical praise: (more...)

Congrats! Broadway Couple Michael Arden and Andy Mientus Tie the Knot
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

Back in June 2014, BroadwayWorld was overjoyed at the engagement of Broadway couple Andy Mientus (Spring Awakening, Les Miz, Smash) and Michael Arden (Spring Awakening, Big River, The Times They are A-Changin', Bare). And today we're happy to report the pair has officially tied the knot. (more...)

Lisa Hannigan Debuts New Video for 'Ora'; AT SWIM Out This Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

Lisa Hannigan¬†debuts the official music video for her track ¬ďOra.¬Ē Watch the video here. This song appears on her highly anticipated new album¬†At Swim, which is streaming exclusively on¬†NPR First Listen. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Music Theatre Wichita's MAMMA MIA!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

Music Theatre Wichita concludes its 45th summer season with a brand-new production of the hit show Mamma Mia! at Century II Concert Hall in downtown Wichita, KS. The production runs August 10-14 and 19-21. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below! (more...)

Goodspeed's ANYTHING GOES, Starring Rashidra Scott, David Harris and Stephen DeRosa, Sets Sail Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

All aboard! Goodspeed Musicals kicks off its 2016 season at The Goodspeed with the Broadway hit ANYTHING GOES, and the company just announced a star-packed cast. (more...)

Rashidra Scott, David Harris and Stephen DeRosa Star in ANYTHING GOES, Opening Tonight at Goodspeed Musicals
by Adam Jay - Apr 27, 2016

All aboard! Goodspeed Musicals kicks off its 2016 season at The Goodspeed with a star-packed production of the Broadway hit ANYTHING GOES. You'll get a kick out of this dance-filled musical comedy, running now through June 16 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, Conn. Official Press Opening is tonight, April 27, 2016. (more...)

Who's on the Wheel of Life? Meet the Full Cast of TUCK EVERLASTING, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 26, 2016

TUCK EVERLASTING, the new musical based on Natalie Babbitt's beloved best-selling novel of the same name, with direction and choreography by Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw (Something Rotten!, Aladdin, The Book of Mormon), officially opens tonight, April 26, 2016 at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the company, plus watch highlights from the show! (more...)

Tony Award Winning Choreographer Twyla Tharp to Present New Work at the Joyce Theater This Summer
by Louisa Brady - Apr 10, 2016

According to The New York Times, Tony Award winning choreographer Twyla Tharp will present her latest work this summer at the Joyce Theater. The work is currently untitled and is 'a dramatic piece set to a late Beethoven quartet.' Ms. Tharp is currently the artist in residence at the theatre.  (more...)

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