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based on the play Der Besuch der alten Dame (The Visit) by Friedrich Dürrenmatt

Claire was driven from her hometown in disgrace when she was 17, betrayed by her lover. Many years (and seven husbands) later, she returns (beautifully dressed, but with a wooden leg) to her now-impoverished stomping grounds and offers to save the town. The price? Nothing less than the life of Schell.


Bobby Steggert, Mara Davi and More to Lead Cast of Goodspeed's MY PARISBobby Steggert, Mara Davi and More to Lead Cast of Goodspeed's MY PARIS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

Discover the story of Toulouse-Lautrec, the man whose art evoked the spirit of a changing society. Experience the vibrant nightlife of turn-of-the-20th century Paris and meet the characters who inspired Toulouse-Lautrec's most provocative and unforgettable paintings.  My Paris will run July 23 through August 16 at the Norma Terris Theatre in Chester, Conn. (more...)

Christine Ebersole, Jeremy Jordan, Lorna Luft & More Coming to 54 Below in Coming WeeksChristine Ebersole, Jeremy Jordan, Lorna Luft & More Coming to 54 Below in Coming Weeks
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

This July and August, 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visit www.54Below.com. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 6/30/2015 - OF GOOD STOCK, Judy Blazer in GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE and More!WAKE UP with BWW 6/30/2015 - OF GOOD STOCK, Judy Blazer in GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jun 30, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: OF GOOD STOCK opens off-Broadway, 'GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE' gets a new actress, OFF THE MAIN ROAD kicks off WTF today and more! (more...)

Michael Cerveris, Christian Borle, Judy Kuhn, Andy Karl & More Join Lineup for 17th Annual BROADWAY BARKS!Michael Cerveris, Christian Borle, Judy Kuhn, Andy Karl & More Join Lineup for 17th Annual BROADWAY BARKS!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

BROADWAY BARKS announces their 17th annual star-studded dog and cat adoption event to benefit New York City animal shelters and adoption agencies. Founded by Bernadette Peters and Mary Tyler Moore, this event features celebrities from the hottest shows on Broadway.  The event, produced by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, will take place on Saturday, July 11 in Shubert Alley (located between 44th and 45th Streets, between Broadway and Eighth Avenue). The festivities begin at 3:00 p.m. where you meet all the adoptable dogs and cats; celebrity presentations of adoptable pets will take place between 5:00-6:30 p.m. This year's event will be co-hosted by Bernadette Peters and Andrew Rannells (The Book of Mormon, HBO's "Girls"). The event is free and open to the public. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: SYLVIA Announces Broadway Tickets Now on Sale in New Video!STAGE TUBE: SYLVIA Announces Broadway Tickets Now on Sale in New Video!
by Stage Tube - Jun 29, 2015

Tickets for SYLVIA, a modern romantic comedy about a midlife crisis, empty nesters, commitment, therapists, and a dog who is life-changing are now on sale at www.telecharge.com or by calling (212) 239-6200. In celebration, the production has unleashed an adorable new video - check it out below! (more...)

Parker & Sons Adheres to Tradition, Renewing its Vow to Uphold Grandpa Parker's Customer Satisfaction GuaranteeParker & Sons Adheres to Tradition, Renewing its Vow to Uphold Grandpa Parker's Customer Satisfaction Guarantee
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

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Jason Gotay, Lauren Pritchard & More to Join Zack Zadek at 54 Below TonightJason Gotay, Lauren Pritchard & More to Join Zack Zadek at 54 Below Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

Jason Gotay, Lauren "Lolo" Pritchard, Brandon Ellis, Natalie Weiss, and More Sing 'Zack Zadek at 54 Below' on Monday, June 29th at 9:30pm. (more...)

Williamston Theatre to Stage THE ART OF MURDER, 7/16-8/23Williamston Theatre to Stage THE ART OF MURDER, 7/16-8/23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

Mid-Michigan's award winning professional theatre company, Williamston Theatre, located at 122 S. Putnam Street in downtown Williamston, ends their 2014-2015 Season with The Art of Murder by Joe DiPietro. Performances begin Thursday, July 16 and run through Sunday, August 23. (more...)

Broadway's THE VISIT Cast Recording Out Digitally Tomorrow; CD Gets 7/10 ReleaseBroadway's THE VISIT Cast Recording Out Digitally Tomorrow; CD Gets 7/10 Release
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

Broadway Records announced today the official digital download release of The Visit available tomorrow, June 30th. (more...)

Shannon Decker Gets Ready to Ride the HOLLYWOOD CYCLE in New Reality ShowShannon Decker Gets Ready to Ride the HOLLYWOOD CYCLE in New Reality Show
by TV News Desk - Jun 26, 2015

Having moved just six months ago from her longtime home in Santa Barbara to Los Angeles, Shannon Decker is adjusting to life in the city, but loving every moment of it. The beach, especially in Santa Barbara, is her happy place, and she's been surfing since she was a kid, finding her nirvana riding the waves between fishing trips and basketball games during her early years spent between Bellingham and Westport, Wash., which happens to be very close to Aberdeen - also the hometown of Kurt Cobain. (more...)

HRH The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay, Raises a Toast to the 200th Anniversary of Laphroaig's Islay DistilleryHRH The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay, Raises a Toast to the 200th Anniversary of Laphroaig's Islay Distillery
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2015

His Royal Highness The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay, today visited the world famous Laphroaig Distillery on Islay in Scotland's Inner Hebrides to commemorate the 200 th anniversary of the brand. Laphroaig, owned by Beam Suntory, is the only Single Malt Scotch Whisky to bear a Royal Warrant, a mark of recognition to those who supply goods or services to the Royal Households. The Duke led a toast to the anniversary by raising a dram of limited edition Laphroaig 15 Year Old Single Malt. (more...)

NBC Sports Coverage of 2015 VERIZON INDYCAR Series Continues 6/27NBC Sports Coverage of 2015 VERIZON INDYCAR Series Continues 6/27
by TV News Desk - Jun 24, 2015

NBCSN continues its extensive coverage of the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series this weekend at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif., with live coverage of the MAVTV 500 on Saturday at 4 p.m. ET. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 24, 2015BWW's On This Day - June 24, 2015
by - Jun 24, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 24 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 23, 2015BWW's On This Day - June 23, 2015
by - Jun 23, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 23 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 22, 2015BWW's On This Day - June 22, 2015
by - Jun 22, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 22 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)


by Florencia Nijensohn - Jun 22, 2015

Diez dias. 16 shows. Un viaje teatral inolvidable. (more...)

Jeremy Jordan, Ann Hampton Callaway & More Set for 54 Below This WeekJeremy Jordan, Ann Hampton Callaway & More Set for 54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2015

This week at 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Cool First Photo Of Set Model For WAITRESS: THE MUSICALCool First Photo Of Set Model For WAITRESS: THE MUSICAL
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 22, 2015

See the scenery of WAITRESS: THE MUSICAL! (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWTravelWorld.com for 6/14/2015 - 6/21/2015Hottest Articles on BWWTravelWorld.com for 6/14/2015 - 6/21/2015
by BWW - Jun 21, 2015

Hottest Articles on BWWTravelWorld.com from 6/14/2015 - 6/21/2015. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 21, 2015BWW's On This Day - June 21, 2015
by - Jun 21, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 21 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 20, 2015BWW's On This Day - June 20, 2015
by - Jun 20, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 20 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/20/2015
by - Jun 20, 2015

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 6/20/2015. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: June 13-19THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: June 13-19
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 19, 2015

Been watching Bombshell in Concert videos all week? Still listening to Sydney Lucas singing 'Ring of Keys'? Didn't have time check in on all of the latest Broadway news? Well don't worry BroadwayWorld has rounded up some of the biggest stories from this week from Broadway and beyond with BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures.' (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 19, 2015BWW's On This Day - June 19, 2015
by - Jun 19, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 19 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

FINDING NEVERLAND's Jessica Vosk Joins LADIES OF EVE at 54 Below Next MonthFINDING NEVERLAND's Jessica Vosk Joins LADIES OF EVE at 54 Below Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2015

Jessica Vosk is set to join Ladies of Eve at 54 Below! Jessica is currently in Finding Neverland on Broadway. Previous Broadway and Off-Broadway credits include Bridges of Madison County (swing, u/s - Carolyn, Marian/Chiara), Merrily We Roll Along (Encores! concert), Death Takes a Holiday, (u/s Alice, Daisy Fenton, Sophia).  (more...)

BOP Chief, Director Samuels, Ignores Reports of Threats, Harassment and Assault of Minors by BOP Guards in Florence, Colorado, Says Advocacy Group, A Just CauseBOP Chief, Director Samuels, Ignores Reports of Threats, Harassment and Assault of Minors by BOP Guards in Florence, Colorado, Says Advocacy Group, A Just Cause
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2015

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Jeffrey Bean to Star in Alley Theatre's THE FOREIGNER; Cast & Creatives Announced!Jeffrey Bean to Star in Alley Theatre's THE FOREIGNER; Cast & Creatives Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2015

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announced the cast and creative team for The Foreigner, the last play in the "Alley Theatre @ UH" season. Alley Resident Company member Jeffrey Bean returns to one of his signature roles as Charlie Baker. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2015

Umeda Arts Theater just announced the cast and creative team for the World Premiere of Prince of Broadway, a new musical celebrating the extraordinary six decade Broadway career of producer-director Harold Prince.  The production will play from October 23-November 22, 2015 at Tokyu Theatre Orb in Tokyo, Japan and November 28-December 10, 2015 at Umeda Arts Theater, Main Hall, in Osaka, Japan. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 6/16/2015 - THE TEMPEST in the Park and More!WAKE UP with BWW 6/16/2015 - THE TEMPEST in the Park and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jun 16, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: THE TEMPEST, with Jesse Tyler Ferguson and more, opens tonight at the Delacorte! (more...)

'THE LEARS' to Open 13th Annual All Out Arts Fresh Fruit Festival'THE LEARS' to Open 13th Annual All Out Arts Fresh Fruit Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

The LEARS: Fools of Fortune, a contemporary American version of Shakespeare's KING LEAR, will open the 13th annual ALL OUT ARTS Fresh Fruit Festival on Monday July 13th at 7:30pm at The Wild Project 195 East 3rd St at Ave B, festival headquarters. (more...)

LA Zoo Offering Animal Kingdom Secrets in Daily PresentationsLA Zoo Offering Animal Kingdom Secrets in Daily Presentations
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

Have you ever met the Los Angeles Zoo's Indian rhino up close and personal?  Do you wonder how it feels to touch an armadillo?  Or why flamingos aren't born pink?  Or what a gorilla eats for breakfast?  Or exactly how zookeepers build bonds with animals?  Discover all that and more during a visit to the Los Angeles Zoo, which now offers a variety of daily opportunities to learn more about animals, including close-up encounters, special feedings and intriguing talks.  Also new this summer is FAMILY FUN FRIDAYS, a four pack (two adults and two children) for one low price of $54 ($12 savings), including a 10% discount on retail merchandise at any Zoo gift shop on the day of The Visit; available only online and valid Fridays through September 25 (except July 3). (more...)

Elena Shaddow and Ramin Karimloo Star in Reading of ANASTASIA Musical in NYCElena Shaddow and Ramin Karimloo Star in Reading of ANASTASIA Musical in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

A staged reading of the new musical version of ANASTASIA -- featuring book by Terrence McNally, music by Stephen Flaherty and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens -- was held New York City last week on June 12. The New York Post writes that THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY's Elena Shaddow played the leading role of 'Anna' in the workshop, opposite LES MISERABLES' Ramin Karimloo as 'Dimitri', her love interest. (more...)

FIVE PRESIDENTS Begins 6/23 at Bay Street TheaterFIVE PRESIDENTS Begins 6/23 at Bay Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Bay Street Theater has announced that FIVE PRESIDENTS, the new play by Emmy Award-winning writer Rick Cleveland (Six Feet Under, The West Wing, and House of Cards), will extend its run for an additional week due to popular demand. The production will now run from June 23-July 19.  (more...)

SYLVIA, Starring Ashford & White, Sets Opening Night on Broadway; Tickets on Sale This WeekSYLVIA, Starring Ashford & White, Sets Opening Night on Broadway; Tickets on Sale This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Tickets for SYLVIA, a modern romantic comedy about a midlife crisis, empty nesters, commitment, therapists, and a dog who is life-changing, will go on sale starting June 17, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. through a special one-week Audience Rewards presale. (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 6/14/15Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 6/14/15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 6/14/2015. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis -  6/15; More Good ROTTEN! NewsINDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 6/15; More Good ROTTEN! News
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 15, 2015

Welcome to this week's edition of our new WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS, part of our new Industry Insights section that will feature insider industry information, commentary and insights! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, 6/14/2015. (more...)

Elena Shaddow Joins Starry Cast of INTO THE WOODS at The MunyElena Shaddow Joins Starry Cast of INTO THE WOODS at The Muny
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

BroadwayWorld has just confirmed that Elena Shaddow will star as 'Cinderella' in Stephen Sondheim (music and lyrics) and James Lapine's (book) Into The Woods the Muny, playing July 21-27. The production will be directed by Gary Griffin, choreographed by Chris Bailey and music directed by Brad Haak. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Chita Rivera and Company of THE VISIT Take Final Broadway Bows!Photo Coverage: Chita Rivera and Company of THE VISIT Take Final Broadway Bows!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Jun 15, 2015

The original Broadway version of Kander and Ebb's Tony-nominated musical The Visit closed yesterday, June 14, 2015. The Visit began performances at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street) on Thursday, March 26 and officially opened on Thursday, April 23. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the final curtain call! (more...)


by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 14, 2015

A last look at Tony nominee The Visit! (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 6/13-6/14/2015Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 6/13-6/14/2015
by - Jun 14, 2015

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, June 14, 2015 - Sunday, June 14, 2015. (more...)

BWW Flashback: Final Kander & Ebb Musical THE VISIT Concludes Broadway Run TodayBWW Flashback: Final Kander & Ebb Musical THE VISIT Concludes Broadway Run Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2015

The original Broadway version of Kander and Ebb's Tony-nominated musical The Visit closes today, June 14, 2015. The Visit began performances at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street) on Thursday, March 26 and officially opened on Thursday, April 23. Below, take a look back at the show's journey to Broadway! (more...)

Corey Cott & More Cleveland Natives Set for 'WE GREW UP LIKE THIS' at 54 Below, 6/28Corey Cott & More Cleveland Natives Set for 'WE GREW UP LIKE THIS' at 54 Below, 6/28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

On Sunday, June 28th, Cleveland-born actors, composers and musicians who shared stages with each other as children and now share much larger stages as professionals will come together again to celebrate the Ohio community that sparked their love of the arts. (more...)

McNally, Ahrens & Flaherty's Hartford-Bound ANASTASIA Musical Gets NYC Staged Reading TodayMcNally, Ahrens & Flaherty's Hartford-Bound ANASTASIA Musical Gets NYC Staged Reading Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

A staged reading of the new musical version of ANASTASIA -- featuring book by Terrence McNally, music by Stephen Flaherty and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens -- will be held in New York City today, June 12, 2015. (more...)

Alan Cumming Pens Column on the 'Terror' and 'Fun' of Hosting the TonysAlan Cumming Pens Column on the 'Terror' and 'Fun' of Hosting the Tonys
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

Now that he's had time to absorb the experience, 2015 Tony Awards co-host Alan Cumming has written a guest column for The Globe and Mail detailing his nerves and expectations for the big night, plus how he feels now that the (fun but terrifying) ordeal is over. (more...)

Allenberry Playhouse to Present DAMN YANKEES, 6/17-7/19Allenberry Playhouse to Present DAMN YANKEES, 6/17-7/19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

The bases are loaded with musical theatre magic as Allenberry Playhouse, under the leadership of Artistic Director Ryan Gibbs, presents the Tony Award-winning musical Damn Yankees from June 17-July 19 on the Allenberry Mainstage. (more...)

Jason Gotay & More to Join Zack Zadek at 54 BelowJason Gotay & More to Join Zack Zadek at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

Contemporary musical theatre writer Zack Zadek offers an evening of story-driven synthpop performed by vocalists from Broadway and pop-rock recording artists. Zadek will co-lead a full-piece band with Broadway Orchestrator and Musical Director Charlie Rosen (The Visit, Honeymoon in Vegas, Charlie Rosen's Broadway Big Band). Max Friedman directs. Valerie Novakoff produces. (more...)

Broadway at a Discount- What's Available at TKTS for June 10, 2015!Broadway at a Discount- What's Available at TKTS for June 10, 2015!
by BWW Discount Alert - Jun 10, 2015

TKTS has been a New York City institution for decades, bringing theatre-goers a last-minute way to get tickets for some of Broadway's hottest shows at a discount. TDF operates three TKTS Discount Booths in New York City- Times Square, South Street Seaport, and Brooklyn. Looking for affordable tickets for tonight, June 10, 2015? BroadwayWorld brings you the full list of what's available today below: (more...)

Phone Home?! Kristin Chenoweth Shares Funny E.T. Prep Photo From Backstage At Tony AwardsPhone Home?! Kristin Chenoweth Shares Funny E.T. Prep Photo From Backstage At Tony Awards
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 10, 2015

FUN HOME or 'phone home'?! (more...)

Powerful 'Final Performance' THE VISIT Social Media Image Utilizing Lin-Manuel Miranda QuotePowerful 'Final Performance' THE VISIT Social Media Image Utilizing Lin-Manuel Miranda Quote
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 10, 2015

A powerful new social media image for The Visit! (more...)

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