The Wizard of Oz

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Slip on your ruby slippers and follow the yellow brick road with Dorothy. It’s an exciting, musical adventure as Dorothy and Toto take advice from the Good Witch, wander through Munchkin land and try to outrun the Wicked Witch on their way to find the Wizard of Oz. Help the Scarecrow get his brain, the Tin Man have a heart, the Cowardly Lion find some courage and get Dorothy back home to Kansas in this classic family story.

Patti LuPone, The Skivvies, Ben Platt and More Will Play 54 Below, Aug-Sept 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

This August and September 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. (more...)

Camp Media Theatre Goes to 'Oz,' Starting 8/11
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

The final two-week session for Camp Media Theatre 2014 starts up August 11. It's OZ Camp, in which all songs performed by the campers will be gleaned from 'The Wizard of Oz', 'The Wiz', or 'Wicked'. Camp Media Theatre has had a record-breaking summer. 'We have had more campers this year than ever before,' said Executive Director Patrick Ward. 'As we head into our final two-week session for this year we are getting ready to follow the yellow brick road. We really appreciate the support of each family who has been involved.' (more...)

LORD OF THE RINGS Film Props to Be Sold at Bonhams Movie Auction
by Movies News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Good and evil: weapons that battled on screen to be 'Lord of the Rings' are offered for sale at the Bonhams Turner Classic Movies auction (more...)

Sapphire Soul Set for Special West End Launch Concert, Aug 17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Sejal Keshwala, Laura Tebbutt and Lisa-Marie Holmes are all successful solo artists in their own right, but together, as sensational new group Sapphire Soul, they are set to become a major new force to be reckoned with. Sapphire Soul will be launched with a special one-off West End performance directed by Sarah Ingram at The Hippodrome Casino on Sunday August 17. (more...)

P.J. Benjamin and More to Star in Penguin Rep Theatre's THE FABULOUS LIPITONES, 8/8-31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Penguin Rep Theatre presents the New York premiere of The Fabulous Lipitones, a musical comedy by John Markus (head writer for The Cosby Show) and Mark St. Germain (Freud's Last Session, Becoming Dr. Ruth), directed by Peter Flynn, and starring Broadway veterans P.J. Benjamin (Wicked, Chicago), Scott Mikita (Phantom of the Opera), and Joe Ricci (A View from the Bridge), joined by Rachid Sabitri, from August 8 through August 31 in Stony Point, New York. (more...)

THE WIZARD OF OZ to Run 8/8-16 at JBK Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

A community collaboration between Maryland Ensemble Theatre's (MET) MET-X and Frederick Community College's Theatre FCC will produce the World Premiere of 'The Wizard of Odd'. In this re-interpretation of the classic tale, 'The Wonderful Wizard of Oz', outsider Dee finds himself in an odd fantastical world filled with strange creatures. In his journey to find his way home, he meets a trio of misfits who help him discover the true meaning of friendship, home and self worth. The 'Wizard of Odd' is coming to the JBK Theatre at Frederick Community College (7932 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick) from August 8 through 16. (more...)

Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long-Running Hits - WICKED
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 28, 2014

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With several weeks until the craziness begins, there is plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's occupied theaters . BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's WICKED below! (more...)

Penobscot Theatre Company to Offer Free Preview 2014-15 Season, 8/21
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Penobscot Theatre Company invites the community to enjoy a complimentary sampling of the 2014-2015 season through its much-anticipated Scenes & Songs event, August 21 at 7:00 pm, at the Bangor Opera House. 'We've been preparing for months for the upcoming season, and we're excited to share what's in store!' said Artistic Director Bari Newport. 'Joining top-notch performers from across the region, we'll have the amazing Laura Hodos in town, whom our audience will remember from Always...Patsy Cline. She'll give a classic country taste of our season opener, The Honky Tonk Angels, followed by scenes and songs from the remaining shows, including our special holiday production of The Wizard of Oz.' (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 27
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Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 27, 2014. (more...)

Gail Bennett to Star as MARY POPPINS, Beginning 7/30 at Ogunquit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Mary Poppins is set to fly over the rooftops of London and into the Ogunquit Playhouse July 30 to August 30! This family musical features the delightful songs from the cherished Disney film including “A Spoonful of Sugar,” “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” and “Step in Time.” Winner of 44 major theatre awards from around the globe, Mary Poppins has captivated audiences for generations with its enchanting story, unforgettable songs and dazzling dance numbers. (more...)

Pantochino's Summer Theatre Camp to Debut New Musical Spoof Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Award-winning Pantochino Productions Inc., Connecticut's 'Ridiculously Entertaining' non profit theatre company, will debut it's new musical spoof, 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Outlet Store' at 4pm, Friday, July 25th at the Center for the Arts in Milford as part of it's Summer Theatre Camp series. (more...)

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Announces Cast Changes - Liam Tamne, John Ellis, Alicia Beck and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

There will be a number of key cast changes in the smash hit Andrew Lloyd Webber musical "THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA" at Her Majesty's Theatre in the West End. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Director Philip Wm. McKinley and More for Starlight's THE SOUND OF MUSIC in Kansas City
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Analisa Leaming, Tom Galantich and the entire cast of the upcoming production of The Sound of Music held a press preview of the musicallate last week. Internationally known director Philip Wm. McKinley returns to Starlight Theatre after directing Broadway's Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark and The Boy from Oz starring Hugh Jackman. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal! (more...)

Peanut Gallery Players to Bring THE WIZ to Meadow Brook Theatre, 7/31-8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Girl has Kansas, girl loses Kansas, girl gets Kansas back. That's the basic premise for Peanut Gallery Players' upcoming production of 'THE WIZ'. If you've seen the movie of 'The Wiz', don't assume you've seen the stage version. (more...)

Alec Baldwin, David Henry Hwang and More Covered at the 92Y in 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

92Y celebrates all things Theater -- plays, musicals (including theater's sister, movie musicals), songwriters, actors, playwrights -- even Broadway ghosts! (more...)

BEHIND THE SCENES: In Rehearsal With Danielle Hope, Lloyd Daniels And The Cast Of JOSEPH!
by Carrie Dunn - Jul 22, 2014

It's a swelteringly hot day in West London, and you can't help but feel a little sorry for the cast of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (beginning their UK tour this week). While production staff and scattered members of the press are wilting, gulping down as much water as possible and edging ever closer to the single fan in the rehearsal room, the company are ready to sing, dance and showcase their work. (more...)

Vickie Shaw Set for I'M NOT YOUR ROLE MODEL Gala Evening at LA LGBT Center, 8/9
by Movies News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

The Los Angeles LGBT Center's Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center and StandOut Productions present a gala evening celebrating the world premiere of Vickie Shaw's brand new comedy film, I'm Not Your Role Model, directed by StandOut's Andrea Meyerson A 'comedy Q&A' featuring Ms. Shaw and her funniest friends, Roxana Ward and Lisa Koch, will follow the screening. The audience is then invited to an outdoor reception in the beautiful courtyard of the Center's The Village at Ed Gould Plaza. The party will take place on Saturday, August 9, starting at 8 p.m. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Go Inside Rehearsals for JOSEPH UK Tour with Danielle Hope & More!
by Stage Tube - Jul 21, 2014

o inside rehearsals for the UK tour with the special videos below, featuring Hope singing 'Pharaoh's Story' and 'Jacob and Sons.' (more...)

Photo Coverage: First Look at THE WIZARD OF OZ at Tuacahn Center for the Arts
by Lily Lim - Jul 20, 2014

"Follow the Yellow Brick Road' and see The Wizard of Oz at Tuacahn. Dorothy and her little dog Toto join with Scarecrow, Tin Man and the Cowardly Lion as they journey through the magical Land of Oz to meet the Wizard. The Wicked Witch of the West and her winged monkeys do their best to prevent them from reaching the Emerald City. (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 20
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Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 20, 2014. (more...)

Theatre Harrisburg & Alumni Chorale of Lebanon Valley College Salute the Best Music from the Silver Screen, 7/26 - 7/27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

Theatre Harrisburg and The Alumni Chorale of Lebanon Valley College once again join forces for the fourth edition of their popular summer musical collaboration - A SUMMER SALUTE TO THE SILVER SCREEN. Presented at Whitaker Center, a cast of nearly 60 will perform under the musical direction of Gregg Mauroni. Featured will be some of the most popular songs from nearly a century of movies including hits from The Wizard of Oz, TOP HAT, THE LION KING, SUMMER STOCK, PINOCCHIO, THE HARVEY GIRLS, SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER, DICK TRACY, HIT THE DECK, ALL THAT JAZZ and many, many more. (more...)

BWW Reviews: PIXAR in Concert at SF Symphony
by Harmony Wheeler - Jul 18, 2014

The San Francisco Symphony plays Toy Story, Finding Nemo, Ratatouille, A Bug's Life, WALL-E, Cars, Up, The Incredibles, Monsters Inc. and Brave through Sunday July 20 at the building with perfect acoustics, Davies Symphony Hall. Film clips accompany their counterparts, and even the few Pixar films that disappointed find new life and movement when highlighted with their scores. Two hours of Pixar music is pure magic. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Danielle Hope, Lloyd Daniels And Matt Lapinskas Rehearse JOSEPH!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

BWW:UK editor-in-chief Carrie Dunn popped down to the West London rehearsal room where the cast of JOSEPH are preparing for their tour, which begins next week! (more...)

CATS, Starring Elizabeth Stanley, Ken T. Prymus and More, Opens Tonight at Pittsburgh CLO
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

Jellicle cats come one, come all! Join the Jellicle Ball, today, July 18 through July 27 with Pittsburgh CLO's production of CATS! A talented company of felines will bring Andrew Lloyd Webber's mysterious masterpiece to life on the Benedum Center stage. (more...)

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, Aug 9 - West End Casts Support THE PHILIPPINE DREAM and More!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2014

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup. Today's photos come from the casts of BULLETS OVER BROADWAY, ALADDIN, NEWSIES, THE FANTASTICKS, ROCKY, and BOOK OF MORMON, MAMMA MIA!, LES MISERABLES, THE LION KING, CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, BILLY ELLIOT and DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS in the West End! (more...)

CCPA to Celebrate Third Birthday with Benefit Production of BYE BYE BIRDIE, 8/22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2014

The Coralville Center for the Performing Arts will celebrate its third birthday with a special benefit production of the Broadway hit Bye, Bye Birdie. The cast includes Kristen Behrendt DeGrazia as Kim, Howard Meadows as Conrad Birdie, Krista Neumann as Rose, and John Marshall as Albert. (more...)

Stage Manager Details Daily Routine At THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 8, 2014

Deputy stage manager for the long-running West End production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's mega-hit mega-musical THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, Richard Kingcott, discusses her role in the behind the scenes production of the musical as part of a new interview. (more...)

Cygnet Theatre Welcomes New Staff and Forms New Positions
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2014

After more than 10 years of growth, Cygnet Theatre continues to upgrade their professional staff in order to support the award-winning work seen on the stage. (more...)

Michael Lowney and Kevin Cooney to Star in LA CAGE AUX FOLLES at Music Circus, 8/19-24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2014

The hilarious musical La Cage aux Folles, featuring the bawdy humor of Harvey Fierstein and the melodic genius of Jerry Herman, is the final show in the 2014 Music Circus season at the Wells Fargo Pavilion, the 64th season for the venerable Sacramento institution. Performances are August 19 - 24. (more...)

BWW Interviews: A Conversation with Tara Bissett: Actress, Singer, Storyteller
by Noelle Hannibal - Aug 7, 2014

Tara Bissett was always interested in the arts. Born in Montreal and raised in Montreal, Ontario and the US, her parents encouraged her from an early age to involve herself in art classes and choir in school. Having traveled overseas just after high school, Bissett returned to Montreal for university and has remained ever since. Bissett was shy as child, so although she loved the idea of theatre, she was too shy to go out for lead roles or solos and instead performed in the ensemble, keeping herself in the background. She focused primarily on the visual arts, eventurally earning a degree in Fine Art. (more...)

BWW Preview: World Premiere of ECHOES OF OCTAVIA Opens in Kansas City
by Steve Wilson - Aug 6, 2014

The world premiere of Echoes of Octavia opens August 8 at the Just Off Broadway Theatre in Kansas City, Mo. Harvey Williams directs the Meltingpot KC production written by Kansas City playwright Michelle T. Johnson. Meltingpot KC focuses on local talent in the theater, working with local writers and performed by local talent. Williams the founder of Meltingpot KC and has appeared on stages throughout the Kansas City area. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Johnny Partridge Talks New Album, 'Tumble' And CATS!
by Carrie Dunn - Aug 6, 2014

'Gymnastics does not come very naturally to me. I keep worrying I'm going to knock out some teeth, or break my collarbone, or something,' says Johnny Partridge. Theatre fans might know him most recently as Zach in A Chorus Line; soap watchers will recognise him as Christian from EastEnders; reality TV viewers will remember him as a judge on 'Over The Rainbow' as Andrew Lloyd Webber searched for a girl to lead the cast of The Wizard of Oz. (more...)

The Production Company to Open SHOWBOAT Aug 16 at Arts Centre Melbourne
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2014

SHOW BOAT, the first great contemporary musical opens on August 16 in Arts Centre Melbourne's State Theatre for 10 performances. (more...)

Desert Ensemble Theatre Co. to Stage ESPERANZA, MISS GULCH RETURNS & More During 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2014

Fresh off of eight Desert Theatre League Award nominations for last season, Desert Ensemble Theatre Company has revealed its 2014-15 season. Producing Artistic Director Tony Padilla and Artistic Director Rosemary Mallett have announced an eclectic range of world premieres, regional premieres, concert-readings and cabaret for the company's fourth season. All performances will take place in the Pearl McManus Theater at the Palm Springs Women's Club, 314 S. Cahuilla Road in Palm Springs. (more...)

5th Avenue Theatre's A CHORUS LINE Begins Rehearsals
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2014

Rehearsals start today at The 5th Avenue Theatre for one singular sensation: the celebrated Broadway triumph, A Chorus Line. Kicking off the company's 2014/15 season, this thrilling 5th Avenue production has plucked fabulously talented dancers from many of Seattle's chorus lines and is putting them center stage, including Greg McCormick Allen, Taryn Darr, Gabriel Corey, Trina Mills, Mallory King, Connor Russell, Sarah Rose Davis, Taylor Niemeyer, Eric Esteb, and many others. The 5th is also pleased to welcome back Los Angeles triple-threat Chryssie Whitehead in the role of Cassie. Whitehead turned heads and shook audiences with her smoking performance of Lola in Damn Yankees. Broadway's Andrew Palermo makes his 5th Avenue debut as Zach. (more...)

The Apache Relay Confirm Fall Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2014

The Apache Relay will embark on an extensive North American tour this fall, including shows supporting Trampled by Turtles and The Wild Feathers. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Westchester Broadway Theatre's THE WIZARD OF OZ
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2014

This enchanting musical tells the tale of Dorothy Gale (Devon Perry), who lives on a Kansas farm with her aunt and uncle and dreams of one day traveling 'Over The Rainbow'. One day, a tornado sweeps her house up into the sky and Dorothy and her little dog Toto suddenly find themselves in the magical Land of Oz! Dorothy joins Scarecrow, Tin Man, and Lion and they journey through the magical Land of Oz to meet the Wizard and obtain their hearts' desires. (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 3
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Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, August 3, 2014. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Tony Winner Jennifer Holliday Leads Dazzling BROADWAY UNDER THE STARS Concert
by Michael L. Quintos - Aug 22, 2014

When you've been given the privilege to watch and, of course, listen to legendary Tony winner Jennifer Holliday sing live---in that signature inimitable style---it's practically akin to a religious experience. She is, to put it mildly, still one of the world's most treasured, gifted musical voices. Even more awesome? Holliday served as the finale headliner that capped off an impressive line-up of Broadway stars that included Erich Bergen, Rogelio Douglas, Jr., Danny Gurwin, and Tony nominee Chad Kimball. And the highly entertaining evening---a pleasant mixture of amusing anecdotes and enthralling showtune performances---was hosted by Holliday's Tony nominated DREAMGIRLS co-star, Obba Babatunde. (more...)

PACE Center Selects Inspire Creative as 2015 Producing Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

After an extensive evaluation process, the PACE center has chosen Inspire Creative as the producing theater company for the 2015 season. Inspire Creative will co-produce three full scale musical productions, as well as, develop the theater education programs for the Town of Parker and the PACE Center. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Brent Barrett, Alan Mingo Jr., Kevin Cooney and More in Highlights of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES at Music Circus
by Stage Tube - Aug 21, 2014

The hilarious musical La Cage aux Folles, featuring the bawdy humor of Harvey Fierstein and the melodic genius ofJerry Herman, is the final show in the 2014 Music Circus season at the Wells Fargo Pavilion, the 64th season for the venerable Sacramento institution. Performances are August 19 - 24. Check out a first look below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Brent Barrett, Alan Mingo Jr., Kevin Cooney and More in LA CAGE AUX FOLLES at Music Circus
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

The hilarious musical La Cage aux Folles, featuring the bawdy humor of Harvey Fierstein and the melodic genius ofJerry Herman, is the final show in the 2014 Music Circus season at the Wells Fargo Pavilion, the 64th season for the venerable Sacramento institution. Performances are August 19 - 24. Check out a first look below! (more...)

Thunder Valley Casino Resort Announces Launch on Slots Craze, a Social Casino Game by Win.com
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

LINCOLN, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Thunder Valley Casino Resort is pleased to announce that everyone will now have the opportunity to play custom-designed Thunder Valley Casino Resort games on Win's popular Slots Craze application. Slots Craze is a free social casino game available on Facebook, iOS and Android platforms. (more...)

Ben Platt, Tony Yazbeck, NYC Cabaret Festival & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

Coming up this week, 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...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Brent Barrett, Alan Mingo Jr. and More in LA CAGE AUX FOLLES at Music Circus
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

The hilarious musical La Cage aux Folles, featuring the bawdy humor of Harvey Fierstein and the melodic genius of Jerry Herman, is the final show in the 2014 Music Circus season at the Wells Fargo Pavilion, the 64th season for the venerable Sacramento institution. Performances are August 19 - 24. Check out a sneak peek below! (more...)

Debbie Reynolds to be Honored with 2014 SAG Life Achievement Award
by Movies News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

Debbie Reynolds – actor, singer, dancer, author, champion for the preservation of the artifacts of film history and for the understanding and treatment of mental illness – has been named the 51st recipient of SAG-AFTRA's highest honor: (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 17
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Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, August 17, 2014. (more...)

New Judy Garland Musical CHASING RAINBOWS Gets NYC Reading
by Louisa Brady - Aug 12, 2014

An NYC reading for the new musical CHASING RAINBOWS - THE ROAD TO OZ has been scheduled for this September 8-18th! With a book by Mark Acito, the score will be comprised of songs made famous by Judy Garland. (more...)

Juliana Hansen to Perform at Palm Desert's Arthur Newman Theater, 8/24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2014

Actress and singer Juliana Hansen will perform her acclaimed one-woman cabaret concert entitled, "Juliana - Live" at the Arthur Newman Theater at the Joslyn Center in Palm Desert on Sunday, August 24, 2014 at 2 PM and presented by Les Michaels Life Is A Cabaret Sundays In Summer Series. Musical director A.J. Robb will accompany Ms. Hansen on piano with hit songs from the Broadway stage, The Great American Songbook, and Hollywood films with an emphasis on Disney animated musicals. (more...)

Mabel Mercer Foundation Announces 25th Anniversary New York Cabaret Convention FOUR MAGICAL NIGHTS, 10/20 - 10/23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2014

After more than two decades of exciting contribution to the New York musical scene, The Mabel Mercer Foundation hits a new high this autumn by producing its 25th annual New York Cabaret Convention for four evenings, October 20th-23rd. All performances begin at 6 o'clock at the Rose Theater, Jazz at Lincoln Center, The Frederick P. Rose Hall at Broadway and 60th Street. (more...)

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