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by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017

Today, Broadway says goodbye to two productions that brought new forms of art to the Theatre scene: Sunday in the Park with George, and Significant Other. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017


NOISES OFF to Offer Onstage Laughs and Backstage Shenanigans
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017

NOISES OFF is a hysterical British farce by playwright Michael Frayn. Enjoy both onstage and backstage views of a manic menagerie! A cast of itinerant actors is rehearsing a flop called Nothing's On. Doors slamming, on and offstage intrigue, and a plate of sardines all figure in the plot of this hilarious and comic play that is spectacularly funny! (more...)

Otherworld Theatre Takes To The Skies With The World Premiere Of Nick Izzo's THE ROGUE AVIATOR
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017

Known for their imaginative and epic theatrical works of science fiction and fantasy, Chicago's Otherworld Theatre now presents the world premiere of Nick Izzo's The Rogue Aviator. (more...)

Review Roundup: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Opens its Doors - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Apr 23, 2017

The factory is open! CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY officially takes on Broadway tonight. (more...)

BWW Review: Energetic and Passionate Spanish Adaptation of IN THE HEIGHTS Makes Its U.S. Premiere At GALA Hispanic Theatre
by Vanessa Michaud - Apr 23, 2017

Directed and choreographed by Luis Salgado, the U.S. premiere of the Spanish-adaptation of IN THE HEIGHTS reminds audiences of the importance of family and to celebrate who they are. Universal themes of hope and pride are exemplified in the music and lyrics expertly crafted by Lin-Manuel Miranda and brought to life by the diverse cast at GALA Hispanic Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: BARRYMORE Takes a Dry, Humorous Look at a Theatre Legend
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017

Legendary actor of stage and screen.  Bawdy womanizer with ex-wives to spare.  Professional alcoholic.  John Stevens brings the life of an aging John Barrymore front and center in this one man show filled with ribald humor, stories - and parodies - of everyone he's ever met, verbal sparring with his exasperated prompter, and Shakespeare that just won't stick. (more...)

Paul Iacono's PSYCHEDELIC PLAYHOUSE To Premiere at The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017

Star of Mercury Fur, G.B.F., and MTV's The Hard Times Of RJ Berger, Paul Iacono stars along with the underground personalities of Downtown New York in the world premiere of his musical-cabaret epic, PSYCHEDELIC PLAYHOUSE at The Green Room 42 , Thursday, May 4th & Friday, May 5th 8:00pm. (more...)

Greenhill School Presents COMEDY OF ERRORS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017

Tickets are currently available for Greenhill's Spring Theatre Production of Shakespeare's Comedy of Errors, which will be performed Friday April 28th at 7:30 pm, and Saturday April 29th at 2:30 pm and 7:30 pm. (more...)

BWW Review: LIFE COULD BE A DREAM at Connecticut Cabaret Theatre
by Sean Fallon - Apr 23, 2017

An extremely talented cast of five puts on an amazing show with acting, singing, and dancing that brings 1950s and 1960s music, primarily doo-wop, to life in a way that keeps the audience involved and entertained throughout the entire show. (more...)

HESS, Award-Winning One-Man Play About Rudolf Hess, Goes on the Road
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017

The Gilded Balloon and Kinbur Productions are to revive the full-length version of Michael Burrell's award winning one-man play, HESS, a poignant and haunting production that has stimulated, moved and provoked debate, whilst also giving a fascinating insight into the nature of evil, retribution, repentance and forgiveness. (more...)

Podcast: 'Broadwaysted' Welcomes the Fabulous Cast of CAGNEY
by Broadwaysted - Apr 23, 2017

It's time for Another Round of Broadwaysted and this week the whole gang is hanging out with some of the talented cast members of CAGNEY THE MUSICAL! On this episode, we' pour out wine and gather around the mics with Jeremy Benton, Bruce Sabath, Josh Walden, and Ellen Zolezzi and discuss the musical that has kept them all tapping and singing Off-Broadway for over a year! (more...)

BWW TV: Double Trouble- Watch Cynthia Nixon and Laura Linney Perform the Same Scene from THE LITTLE FOXES
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 23, 2017

Below, watch as the leading ladies perform a scene from Act 1. In the first clip, Nixon takes on Regina and Linney plays Birdie. In the second, Linney takes the reigns as Regina and Nixon transforms into Birdie. (more...)

BWW Interview: Ben Vereen of STEPPIN' OUT LIVE WITH BEN VEREEN at Stockton Symphony
by Courtney Symes - Apr 23, 2017

When an icon is as approachable, affable and humble as Ben Vereen is, it is easy to see why he has been so successful. The winner of a Tony Award and Drama Desk Award for his role in Pippin, Vereen is, at the age of 70, showing no signs of slowing down. Luckily for us, he is bringing his energy and talent to our area to perform with the Stockton Symphony on May 6 and 7. (more...)

BWW Review: MACBETH: REVISITED Brilliantly Updates Shakespeare's Tragic Tale of Power, Greed, and the Blood-Thirst for Ambition
by Shari Barrett - Apr 23, 2017

Culver City residents Jeannine and Jack Stehlin are celebrating the 21st anniversary season of their New American Theatre production company by presenting MACBETH: REVISITED, directed by and starring Jack Stehlin in the title role with choreography and sound design by John Farmanesh-Bocca. Last year, this team of two brilliant production designers brought the award-winning Tempest Redux to the Odyssey Theatre, with mind-blowing choreography enabling the classic tale to resonant with modern audiences. Their great skill working together is again gracing a local stage at Sacred Fools on Hollywood's Theatre Row, featuring a gender-bending cast of company members who tell Shakespeare's tale of power, greed, and the blood-thirst for ambition - all in a roughly 95-minute theatrical journey. (more...)

BWW Review: THE DONNER PARTY, A NEW AMERICAN MUSICAL, Premieres at Sacramento Theatre Company
by Courtney Symes - Apr 23, 2017

Growing up in Northern California, it is impossible not to hear about the Donner Party, the group of 87 pioneers who tried to cross the Sierra Nevada mountains in the winter of 1846. Unfortunately, the name has become synonymous with cannibalism. After being trapped in an early winter storm at Truckee (now Donner) Lake, members of the party were forced to eat their dead in order to survive. In the horror that the imagery generates, it is difficult to remember that these were very real, living, breathing people who had dreams of providing a better life for themselves and their families. The Donner Party, A New American Musical, tells the story of 16 of those pioneers. Commissioned by Sacramento Theatre Company and written by Margaret Rose with music by Eric Rockwell, this is the musical's world premiere right here in Sacramento. (more...)

Photo Flash: Photo Flash: Outcry Youth Theatre Presents SEUSSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017

Outcry Youth Theatre presents SEUSSICAL May 4 - 7, 2017 at the MCL Grand Black Box Theatre in Lewisville, TX.   (more...)

Philadelphia Performers Celebrate Broadway in Manayunk
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017

Some of Philadelphia's biggest musical theater stars are teaming up for a one-night only salute to the Great White Way. The Summer Club Salutes Broadway will feature a 17-piece live big band performing hits from Jersey Boys, The Music Man, Guys and Dolls, Cabaret, and more at the Venice Island Performing Arts Center (7 Lock Street, Philadelphia) at 8PM on May 1. (more...)

THE TOMB Makes World Premiere at 2017 Hollywood Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017

The true story of an Egyptian founding father of Christianity premieres at the 2017 Hollywood Fringe Festival. (more...)

SAMANTHA SPADE, ACE DETECTIVE Concert Event Comes to 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Samantha Spade, Ace Detective, a film-noir-detective-story-musical (in black and white), on April 25, 2017 at 7:00pm. Originally written for young people to perform at TADA! Youth Theater, this one-time concert event features a grown-up Broadway cast, including Tony nominees Adrienne Warren (Shuffle Along) as Veronica Venus and Marc Kudisch (Finding Neverland, Hand to God) as the villainous Greenstreet, along with Caitlin Kinnunen (Bridges of Madison County, The Prom) as Samantha (more...)

Wasatch Theatre Company Presents Annual Page-to-Stage Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017

Six stories. Six playwrights. Six actors. Six short plays that capture different perspectives of the human experience. One weekend only! Wasatch Theatre Company is pleased to present their annual Page-to-Stage Festival, a showcase of works by local playwrights. (more...)

BWW Review: STEEL MAGNOLIAS in Full Bloom at Theatre Jacksonville
by Heather Vollman - Apr 23, 2017

If you are like me and were practically raised in Truvy's Beauty Parlor, when STEEL MAGNOLIAS hits the stage, you're in the front(ish) row, trying to get Shelby to drink her juice. If you're not like me, you might check it out because it has become a classic and you want to know why. Whichever your stance, you're in luck, because Theatre Jacksonville opened STEEL MAGNOLIAS Friday night, and it will play through May 7th. (more...)

Greenwich Librarian Alice McMahon Bonvenuto Stars in BECOMING DR. RUTH
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017

Greenwich librarian and Ridgefield resident, Alice McMahon Bonvenuto, stars in Becoming Dr. Ruth, a play filled with the humor, honesty and life-affirming spirit of Karola Ruth Siegel, the girl who would later become Dr. Ruth Westheimer. Presented by the Square One Theatre in Stratford, Connecticut, the award-winning Bonvenuto is directed by Tom Holehan. (more...)

Musical Adaptation of THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES in Development at Vassar
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017

According to The New York Times, the newest Powerhouse Theatre season at Vassar College includes a musical adaptation of Sue Monk Kidd's THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES. (more...)

BWW Review: NYC Season Ends with a Bang with Dance Theatre of Harlem
by Caryn Cooper - Apr 23, 2017

The legendary Dance Theatre of Harlem (DTH) returned to their “stage home” for their annual NYC season at the New York City Center, April 19-22, 2017. Some highlights of the season included a special performance by Grammy-Winning Recording Artist India.Arie, NY and DTH premieres by Robert Garland, Francesca Harper, and José Limón, and the return of other favorites by Dianne McIntyre and Darrell Grand Moultrie. (more...)

Aspire Performing Arts Company Holds Auditions for Summer 2017 Musical Theatre Productions
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017

If you or someone you know is a performer between the ages of 7 and 18, this is an opportunity that you don't want to miss! (more...)

Margi Brown Ash Stages Rare Double Act Exclusively for Brisbane Audiences
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017

Brisbane residents will be forgiven for seeing double in June/July when multi award-winning playwright and actor Margi Brown Ash performs a rare and compelling double act. (more...)

Edinburgh Fringe Sell-Out Tudor Drama Makes Stateside Debut
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017

Tier 5 Theatre Project presents Ladies in Waiting: The Judgement of Henry VIII a play by James Cougar Canfield performing as a part of Hollywood Fringe Festival (more...)

BWW Feature: Mark and Ryan Kleinman, Living the Dream
by Jeanmarie Simpson - Apr 23, 2017

I am incredibly proud of all my kids and Ryan is pursuing his dream as a performer. He has been performing for quite awhile now as a professional and I have had the idea that this would be so since about his Junior year in High School. I have always taken the time to include my kids (when they have shown an interest) into the shows I was doing. Ryan and his older sister, Kaitlynn, were able to be more inundated with it at a young age as I was more active as a professional performer and they got to be backstage and at rehearsal, and often in shows with me. Whenever I was in a show that needed kids, I got them an audition and, since they were talented, often got cast, so we were able to share the stage. Sound of Music, South Pacific, Music Man, Secret Garden, A Christmas Carol, all shows that my kids been able to share with me. (more...)

Meet the Sweet Company of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Apr 23, 2017

The new Broadway musical Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is currently in performances at Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street) and officially opens tonight, April 23, 2017. Scroll down to get to know the company before tonight's opening bows! (more...)

BWW Review: Single Carrot's Magical Mystery Tour: A SHORT REUNION
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Apr 23, 2017

The Therapist, embodied by Paul Diem, launched into a spirited evocation of the art of theater, which morphed into a vision of all life as a work of art. In that spirit, flags and funny hats were passed out to the congregation, as the Therapist stripped down to Superman skivvies and led the whole assemblage out onto Howard Street in a bacchanal, with a motorist honking in rhythm with the syncopation of Faith, and thence back to the theater. (more...)

LIVE NOW: Lin-Manuel Miranda and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Live Chat From London's Other Palace Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017

On April 23rd Lin-Manuel Miranda and Andrew Lloyd Webber will participate in a live chat from London's Other Palace Theatre hosted by Artistic Director Paul Taylor Mills. (more...)

BWW Previews: CHITRANGADA at Act Theatre, Seattle
by Zofeen Maqsood - Apr 23, 2017

Pratidhwani brings Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore's Chitrangada to Seattle (more...)

BWW REVIEW: New Work, SMURF IN WANDERLAND Shines A Spotlight On Sydney, Its People, Passion And Perseverance As A Community United By Sport.
by Jade Kops - Apr 23, 2017

David William's new one man show, SMURF IN WANDERLAND, shares a personal story of discovery as he undertakes his own social experiment to challenge the notion that Sydney is dangerously divided by its' sporting loyalties. (more...)

BWW Review: NUCLEAR WAR, Jerwood Theatre Upstairs, The Royal Court
by Gary Naylor - Apr 23, 2017

Nuclear War comprises elements of drama, dance, mime and song to create a dystopian vision of an alienating present that seemed both overly familiar and hazily unfocused. (more...)

Book Tickets Now For THE TOXIC AVENGER - No Booking Fee!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017

Following a sold-out UK premiere at Southwark Playhouse, cult rock musical THE TOXIC AVENGER is transferring to the Arts Theatre for a strictly limited season this autumn. Book now from £19.50 (more...)

by Emel Ertugrul - Apr 23, 2017

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, through April 23. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 23, 2017
by - Apr 23, 2017

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

Philips introduces new teleICU enterprise software at ATA 2017, delivering seamless population health management technology to health systems
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017


BWW TV: Patina Miller and Bebe Neuwirth Help Kick Off Awards Season at the Drama League Nominations!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 23, 2017

The Drama League has announced the 2017 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 4/23/2017
by BWW - Apr 23, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/23/2017 for Ft. Myers/Naples (more...)

BWW Review: THE WHO & THE WHAT: All in the Muslim Family
by Nancy Grossman - Apr 23, 2017

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Ayad Akhtar returns to the Huntington Theatre Company with THE WHO & THE WHAT, a provocative drama that looks at differences around faith and identity within a Muslim-American family. Giving credit to Norman Lear and William Shakespeare for inspiration, Akhtar's own ability to draw well-rounded characters and insert humor into the equation adds up to a compelling and diverting piece of theater. (more...)

Seven Siblings Theatre Welcomes THE PLAY ABOUT THE BABY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017

For their second show of the 2017 season, Seven Siblings Theatre is pleased to present The Play About the Baby, one of Edward Albee's most daring black comedies. Produced in Toronto for the first time, The Play About the Baby is funny, mysterious, intimate, and disturbing. (more...)

Photo Flash: To the Lifeboats! TITANIC Sails Into Opening in Newtown
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2017

TITANIC the Musical Presented April 20 to 26 Story and Book by Peter Stone, Music and Lyrics by Maury Yeston Newtown Arts Company presents TITANIC, the moving musical play depicting the quintessential disaster of the 20th century, April 20 to 26 at Newtown Theatre, 120 N. State Street, Newtown, PA 18940. (more...)

Adirondack Shakespeare Co Season Includes Gender-Swapped MACBETH, All New CYMBELINE, and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2017

Adirondack Shakespeare Company opens its Spring Repertory Season to the public on Friday, April 28th at Pendragon Theatre in Saranac Lake with a new production of Macbeth, the famous tragedy of the Scottish King.  (more...)

Photo Flash: StageWest Presents Touching Tale THE ALIENS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2017

"Looking at the sun helps you sneeze." Just a typical piece of life-advice from KJ, one of a pair of disaffected yet engaging slackers we meet in Annie Baker's gentle, touching, and funny Obie Award winner The Aliens, beginning a 5-week run on Thursday, May 4 at Stage West. (more...)

THE LAST TRAIN TO NIBROC Schedules Special Tuesday Matinee May 9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2017

Arlene Hutton's The Last Train To Nibroc is a simply staged romance fit for Playhouse on Park's intimate theater. This drama hearkens a time when pen and ink was the most prevalent form of communication, chronicling two people's search for happiness in 1940's America. A special Tuesday matinee has been scheduled for May 9 at 2pm. All tickets for this event are priced at $22.50, all seats reserved. (more...)

Playwrights on Park Reading Series Presents Joe Godfrey's HERE'S JOHNNY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2017

Join Playhouse on Park in designating the Greater Hartford area as a premiere destination for the cultivation of innovative theatrical work! The Playwrights on Park Reading Series was created for this very purpose, and our next evening in this exciting series is Tuesday, May 9 at 7:30pm with Joe Godfrey's Here's Johnny! (more...)

Photo Flash: WICKED is Positively Green for Earth Day, MISS SAIGON Chills Backstage, and More Saturday Intermission Pics!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2017

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for what has become one of the Theatre community's most beloved traditions- BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup! This week WICKED is proud to be green while they celebrate Earth Day, the MISS SAIGON cast is chilling out backstage, and our regional friends from across the country are flashing their smiling faces from every angle. Check out more Saturday Intermission Pics below! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/22/2017
by - Apr 22, 2017's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 4/22/2017. (more...)

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