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Hudson Theatre (Broadway) (New York, NY)
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Sarah Ruhl's FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70th BIRTHDAY, Starring Kathleen Chalfant, Begins Rehearsals Next Week Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Rehearsals are set to begin on Tuesday, July 25 for the Playwrights Horizons New York premiere production of For Peter Pan on her 70th Birthday, a new play by two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist and Tony Award nominee Sarah Ruhl (Stage Kiss, Dead Man's Cell Phone at Playwrights; In the Next Room, or the vibrator play; The Clean House). (more...)

GREAT COMET's Josh Groban to Headline Benefit for The Broad Stage This September
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage in Santa Monica presents the multiplatinum singer and songwriter Josh Groban, at The Broad Stage's intimate 500-seat venue. The concert will be headlining The Broad Stage's 10th Season Celebration on Thursday, September 14. (more...)

BWW Review: THE ORIGINALIST at Arena Stage – Back by Popular Demand and Thank Goodness
by Charles Shubow - Jul 21, 2017

How else can one describe actor Edward Gero's incredible performance as the late Supreme Court Justice Antonia Scalia other than a "tour de force" in the acclaimed play by John Strand and directed perfectly by Arena Stage Artistic Director Molly Smith. (more...)

BWW Review: 'Extra, Extra!' NEWSIES is a Runaway Hit at Red Mountain Theatre.
by David Edward Perry - Jul 21, 2017

'Newsies' is an pulse pumping musical that inspires you to stand up for what's right and fight for a cause you believe in. (more...)

Photo Coverage: First Look at Ohio University Lancaster Theatre's GREASE
by Jerri Shafer - Jul 21, 2017

Here is Rydell High's senior class of 1959: duck-tailed, hot-rodding 'Burger Palace Boys' and their gum-snapping, hip-shaking 'Pink Ladies' in bobby sox and pedal pushers, evoking the look and sound of the 1950s in this rollicking musical. Head 'greaser' Danny Zuko and new (good) girl Sandy Dumbrowski try to relive the high romance of their 'Summer Nights' as the rest of the gang sings and dances its way through such songs as 'Greased Lightnin',' 'It's Raining on Prom Night,' and 'Sandy'. Performances for the Lancaster Festival is on July 23rd at 2:00 & 7:00.  More performances run August 3, 4, 5 at 7:00 and August 5, 6 at 2:00 pm.  For tickets:  (740) 681-3353 or online at:  Ohio University Lancaster - Wagner Theatre, 1570 Granville Pike, Lancaster, Ohio.  (more...)

BWW Review: HIGH SOCIETY at SBCC Theatre Group
by Maggie Yates - Jul 21, 2017

While concepts in High Society may have been viewed as 'kitschy' when the play premiered two decades ago, in the age of Instagram stars and The Real Housewives, these characters, who are charming in their relative innocence as compared to the shameless celebrities of the information age (even our president is a faux-lebrity real estate mogul-turned-reality show host), seem tame. High Society is a pleasant enough way to spend an evening, but it doesn't really go anywhere. There are no risks, no extraordinary thrills: just a very safe presentation of feel-good music from a bygone era. (more...)

BWW Review: WHAT WE WISHED FOR, Sheffield Crucible Theatre
by Pippa Stacey - Jul 21, 2017

A compelling fusion of traditional fairy tales with contemporary society, What We Wished For, by Sheffield People's Theatre, follows the journey of community members in modern-day Sheffield, as they struggle to fight back against a mysterious invasion of Wolves that instil fear and threaten their population. (more...)

DVR Alert - Laura Benanti, Sutton Foster, Michael Moore to Visit LATE SHOW on CBS
by TV News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

BWW has learned that on Monday, July 24th, Broadway alum Laura Benanti will stop by THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT on CBS. Will the Tony winner make another appearance as First Lady Melania Trump? (more...)

THE LIFE AND DEATH OF QUEEN MARGARET Gets New Spin at Theater for the New City
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Theater for the New City presents The Life and Death of Queen Margaret, a new play that takes one of Shakespeare's supporting characters and puts her at the helm of her own story. (more...)

Grammy-Winning Lady Rizo Debuts 'Hit of You' via BlackBook Magazine
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Grammy Award winning cabaret chanteuse- Lady Rizo releases her first single “Hit of You” from her second studio album, Indigo, out August 18th, 2017 following her Joe's Pub residency show Red, White and Indigo in March (more...)

BWW TV: WAITRESS Stars Betsy Wolfe, Drew Gehling & More Serve It Up at Bryant Park!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 21, 2017

Watch below as WAITRESS' Betsy Wolfe, Caitlin Houlahan, Charity Angel Dawson, Drew Gehling, Dayna Jarae Dantzler, Kayla Davion, Tyrone Davis Jr, Matt DeAngelis, Law Terrell Dunford, Molly Hager perform 'What Baking Can Do,' 'When He Sees Me,' 'I Didn't Plan It,'  and 'Bad Idea.' (more...)

by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 21, 2017

Shawn Whitsell's Destiny Theatre Experience celebrates its tenth anniversary starting tonight with the opening of Stephen Adly Guirgis' The Motherfucker With the Hat at Nashville's iconic Darkhorse Theater. Directed by Kurt Jarvis and featuring a cast of local stage favorites, along with some intriguing newcomers, including Michael Carlo, Megan Blevins, Matt N. Smith, Amie Lara and Tony Insignares. (more...)

Second Jerry Seinfeld Show Added at Fox Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

America's premier comedian, Jerry Seinfeld, will be performing his signature stand-up routine at the Fabulous Fox Theatre. (more...)

Tony Winner Kevin Spacey to Portray Gore Vidal in New Netflix Biopic
by TV News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Tony Award host Kevin Spacey will take on the role of famed writer Gore Vidal in a new Netflix original biopic titled GORE, now in production in Italy. (more...)

Willie Nile to Play Dylan Tribute CD Release Show at City Winery
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

In a consistently colorful musical career that spans nearly four decades, Willie Nilehas established a reputation as a world-class rock 'n' roller, and as a singular songwriter with deep roots in rock's rich history. So it's not surprising that he'd choose to tip his hat to one of his most enduring musical inspirations with his eleventh studio album, Positively Bob: Willie Nile Sings Bob Dylan, a heartfelt, personally charged set of Dylan covers that honors its subject while exemplifying the same qualities that have distinguished Nile's work since the beginning. (more...)

Central Alabama Theater to Transform Steeple Arts Academy Into Jersey Shore Boardwalk Circa 1964 with THE BIKINIS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Birmingham's newest non-profit Theatre company, Central Alabama Theater (CAT) opens their latest production of THE BIKINIS, an Alabama Premier, at the Steeple Arts Academy in Crestline Village! (more...)

Olivia Lane's Video for 'Wrong Girl' Premieres on Billboard
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Hot country songstress Olivia Lane's sassy new video for her just-released “Wrong Girl” exclusively premiered on Lane's visionary talents come alive in this energetic video that she co-produced and directed with James King (Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line, Kelsea Ballerini). (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Totem Pole Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Totem Pole Playhouse, Pennsylvania's premiere summer theater located in Caledonia State Park between Gettysburg and Chambersburg, PA, announces the opening night performance of the fourth and final offering in the Theatre's four-show subscription series, the Tony Award-winning musical Million Dollar Quartet. Million Dollar Quartet is set on December 4, 1956, when an extraordinary twist of fate brought together Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley at Sun Records in Memphis for what would be one of the greatest jam sessions ever. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in character below! (more...)

Exclusive: Feel Alright For The Rest Of Your Life with these FALSETTOS Gifs
by Alan Henry - Jul 21, 2017

You've seen it in theaters, and now you can see it again! Falsettos has all new dates and showtimes announced in theaters across North America! To celebrate, BroadwayWorld brings you these exclusive GIFs from the show! Use them to up your social media game, or send one to a friend you want to feel alright for the rest of your life with at a screening of Falsettos! (more...)

White Plains Performing Arts Center Stage 2 to Present WEST SIDE STORY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Following in the footsteps of PARADE, CHESS  and IN THE HEIGHTS; this summer White Plains Performing Arts Center STAGE 2 will present the ground-breaking musical masterpiece, WEST SIDE STORY, running July 28-30 and August 4-6. (more...)

THE KING AND I Touring Cast to Present ONE NIGHT IN BANGKOK to Benefit BC/EFA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

La Ti Do Productions and members of the National Touring Company of the Lincoln Center Theater production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE KING AND I will host 'ONE NIGHT IN BANGKOK,' an evening of song and dance at Bistro Bistro DC on Monday, August 14th. (more...)

JACKSON LIVE IN CONCERT Coming to Belgrade Theatre This September
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Jackson Live in Concert has to be the most accurate and exciting tribute to the King of Pop to have ever toured UK Theatres. Presented by Sweeney Entertainments, this concert show is in its eight year of touring and sees long-time fan and hugely talented Ben recreate the Michael Jackson experience with his stunning rendition of all his favourite songs. (more...)

Guest Blog: Joshua Mumby Talks THE BLUES BROTHERS
by Guest Blog: Joshua Mumby - Jul 21, 2017

Welcome to a day in the life of a rock star! OK, so I'm going to start by admitting it's not a completely accurate statement, but on the whole, all the cool things are pretty much in there. All of them. The reason that I say is because essentially Dave and I (Dave plays my brother in the show, Jake Blues) have found ourselves saying that statement more and more often. (more...)

BWW Review: THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at Aurora Theatre And Theatrical Outfit
by Amy Zipperer - Jul 21, 2017

When Aurora Theatre announced that its 22nd season would open with a production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame, a production offered in partnership with Theatrical Outfit, screams of giddy delight could be heard in the Broadway-themed living rooms of Theatre nerds all across Atlanta. The 2014 tuner, showcasing the only collaboration between musical Theatre legends Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz, seemed destined for Broadway, but, despite the mostly favorable reviews coming out of its premiere at the La Jolla Playhouse and its subsequent transfer to the Papermill Playhouse, a prime destination for shows on the Broadway fast-track, the production just never made it to the Great White Way. Given that disappointing history, it's safe to say that theatergoers' appetities have been whetted for regional premieres of this highly-anticipated musical, and this powerful production, with Justin Anderson at the helm, definitely satisfies those cravings. (more...)

Kali Uchis Debuts Spanish Language Version of 'Tyrant'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Rising vocalist, songwriter and producer Kali Uchis debuts a new, Spanish version of her single “Tyrant” today—listen to “Tirano,” featuring Colombian merengue star Fuego (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Laura Bell Bundy-Helmed LEGALLY BLONDE at The LEXington Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Broadway's original Elle Woods, Laura Bell Bundy, returned to her hometown of Lexington, Kentucky to co-direct The LEXington Theatre Company's production of Legally Blonde. Legally Blonde, the third mainstage production from The LEXington Theatre Company, opened last night, and features original choreography by Jerry Mitchell, recreated and adapted by Brooke Engen (Gypsy, Hairspray) and Tiffany Engen (Legally Blonde), as well as original Broadway cast members Kevin Pariseau and Chico the Chihuahua. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Five Sopranos Reunite for John Gallagher's SARAH Q
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

The Sopranos stars Tony Sirico (“Paulie Walnuts”), Frank Vincent (“Phil Leotardo”), Vincent Pastore (“Big Pussy”), Federico Castelluccio (“Furio”) and William DeMeo (“Jason Molinaro”) reunite in director John Gallagher's new feature film Sarah Q. Written by Gallagher (The Deli, Blue Moon, The Networker) and Joe Benedetto (Hide the Sausage), the movie is described as a seriocomic tale of a young girl's struggle to succeed as an actor at a Manhattan conservatory. (more...)

The Jerry Douglas Band Premiere '2:19' with No Depression
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

THE JERRY DOUGLAS BAND--led by 14-time Grammy Award-winning musician JERRY DOUGLAS--yesterday (7/20), teamed up with No Depression to premiere '2:19,' a cover of the Tom Waits gem. (more...)

VIDEO: Omigod You Guys! Watch Highlights from Laura Bell Bundy-Helmed LEGALLY BLONDE in Lexington
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Broadway's original Elle Woods, Laura Bell Bundy, returned to her hometown of Lexington, Kentucky to co-direct The LEXington Theatre Company's production of Legally Blonde. The Tony nominated actress teamed up with The LEX Artistic Director Lyndy Franklin Smith (A Chorus Line, The Little Mermaid), for her directorial debut. Check out highlights from the show below! (more...)

THE COMING OF ANTICHRIST to Open This August at The American Theatre of Actors
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

A rare production of the medieval play, The Coming of Antichrist opens at The American Theatre of Actors on August 2nd for five performances.  (more...)

TWO MILE HOLLOW World Premiere and More Set for First Floor Theater's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

First Floor Theater has announced their 2017/18 season, featuring one world premiere and two Chicago premieres. (more...)

by Isabella Basco - Jul 21, 2017

'Bonnie and Clyde' failed when it premiered on Broadway in December 2011, only lasting 36 performances. Still, it helped launch the careers of Jeremy Jordan and Laura Osnes, gaining a cult following with its rich soundtrack infused with blues, country, gospel and rock music. (more...)

MCCC Dance Faculty to Present Free DANCE DIALOGUES Performance
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Mercer County Community College's (MCCC) Dance faculty invites the community to a free performance. 'Dance Dialogues' will be presented Saturday, July 29, starting at 8 p.m. in the Studio Theatre on the college's West Windsor Campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. (more...)

Cast Complete for THE SONGS OF SAM SALMOND at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents the Songs of Sam Salmond. Join Jonathan Larson Award-winning composer-lyricist, Sam Salmond, and the stars of Hamilton, Dear Evan Hansen, Great Comet, Hello Dolly, and more for a sneak peak of Salmond's exciting up and coming musicals! Laugh, cry, and dance your way through stories of LGBT heroes, Kickass WWII female factory workers, outcasts, monsters and more! (more...)

Broadway Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 7/21/2017
by BWW - Jul 21, 2017

Broadway Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 7/21/2017. (more...)

Guns N' Roses Adds Third Show at MSG and Performance at Prudential Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

The Madison Square Garden Company, Prudential Center and Live Nation announced today that due to overwhelming demand, Guns N' Roses has added a third show at Madison Square Garden on Monday, October 16, 2017 at 7:30PM and a show at Prudential Center on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 8:00PM. Tickets for both venues will go on sale to the general public on Friday, July 28, 2017 at 10:00AM. (more...)

Two-Person Thriller AFTER THE END to Play Paradise Factory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

After The End, a two person thriller written by Dennis Kelly will open at the Paradise Factory Theatre on Friday, August 11th, 2017. Performances will take place August 11th, 12th, & 13th at 8pm, August 12th & 13th at 2pm, and finally, August 14th at 7:30pm. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Hal Prince Gets a Royal Welcome Back at PRINCE OF BROADWAY Rehearsals!
by Walter McBride - Jul 21, 2017

Rehearsals are underway for the Broadway premiere of Prince of Broadway, a musical celebration that highlights the extraordinary six-decade career of director and producer Harold Prince. Prince of Broadway will start previews Thursday, August 3, 2017 for a Thursday, August 24, 2017 opening night at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). (more...)

Nicole Atkins Releases New Album Goodnight Rhonda Lee Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Nicole Atkins has released her new album Goodnight Rhonda Lee today via Single Lock Records. The album was recorded with Fort Worth, TX's Nile City Sound, a.k.a. producers Austin Jenkins, Josh Block, and Chris Vivion (Leon Bridges), with additional mixing by Ben Tanner (Alabama Shakes). (more...)

Liz Callaway, Steve Kazee, HELLO MUDDAH, HELLO FADDUH! Reunion and More Coming Up Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond, including Liz Callaway, Steve Kazee, the cast of CATS, the New Writers at 54! series, and a HELLO MUDDAH, HELLO FADDUH! reunion concert. Scroll down for details! (more...)

BWW Review: WHAT'S IN A NAME? at The Segal Centre Of Performing Arts
by Maggie Owen - Jul 21, 2017

What's in a Name? at the Segal Centre of Performing Arts is a summer delight! Verbal sparring, hilarious banter and touching moments will have you captivated! You do not want to miss this highly entertaining play! (more...)

GOOD & KISSED Set for Encore at MITF This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

GOOD & KISSED by Miranda Jonte has been extended after its initial two-show run earlier this month. (more...)

VIDEO: The Playbillies Bring Bluegrass to BANDSTAND in 'First Steps First' Cover
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

The Playbillies present 'First Steps First' from the Broadway musical 'Bandstand' by Richard Oberacker and Robert Taylor. This exciting new Bluegrass cover is to celebrate our very own Playbilly Matt Cusack joining the cast of 'Bandstand' performing the role of 'Johnny Simpson' for the first time this Sunday, July 23rd. Check it out below! (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Audiences have spoken, and Barter Theatre is listening. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Brendon Urie Struts Underground to Unveil New KINKY BOOTS Subway Billboards!
by Walter McBride - Jul 21, 2017

Things got a little bit kinky underground this week! Grammy Award-nominated Panic! At the Disco front man Brendon Urie- currently starring as 'Charlie Price' in Kinky Boots- strutted from the Al Hirschfeld Theatre to the 42nd Street subway to check out the new Kinky Boots ads! Check out photos from the reveal below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Theatre By The Sea
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is currently playing at Theatre By The Sea, in Wakefield, RI, through August 12. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Sleeping with Sirens Tour to Stop in Boulder This September
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Sleeping with Sirens have announced their fall underplay tour, stopping on September 5, 2017 at the Fox Theatre in Boulder, Colo. (more...)

Riverside Dance Festival to Return for Sixth Year This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Now its sixth year, the Riverside Dance Festival is an intensive, two-week dance program that culminates with a performance on Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 2pm. (more...)

Lucent Dossier Experience Announces 'Revival' EP and West Coast Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

LUCENT DOSSIER EXPERIENCE, the world-renowned live performance act, announces their upcoming RevivaI EP (due out July 28), as well as a WEST COAST TOUR with LIVE NATION this Summer (more...)

MARTIN LUTHER ON TRIAL and More on Sale Today at Playhouse Square
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Three new shows go on sale today at Playhouse Square. Scroll down for details! (more...)

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