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HAMILTON's Brandon Victor Dixon to Host 2016 TRU Love Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Tickets are now on sale for the 2016 TRU Love Benefit, Embracing the Unlimited: A Celebration of Inclusion in the Arts, and an initial lineup of top performers for the event have been announced, led by Hamilton's Brandon Victor Dixon, Jay Armstrong Johnson and Tony winner Tonya Pinkins. (more...)

Cincinnati May Festival Names New Principal Conductor
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Following an extensive, global search, the Cincinnati May Festival announced Juanjo Mena as the Principal Conductor for three years starting in the 2017-18 season. He will lead two performances at the 2018 May Festival and begins duties as the Principal Conductor Designate immediately. (more...)

Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company U.S. Premiere of A LETTER TO MY NEPHEW
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

A Letter to My Nephew, MacArthur Genius Award and National Medal of Arts choreographer Bill T. Jones's latest work, makes its U.S. premiere at the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) Boston. Performances are Friday, November 11, 8 PM; Saturday, November 12, 8 PM; Sunday, November 13, 2 PM at the Institute of Contemporary Art, 25 Harbor Shore Drive, Boston, MA. Tickets are $30 for ICA members and students, $40 for nonmembers. For tickets call 617.478.3103 or visit (more...)

Photo Flash: SCHOOL OF ROCK Kids Nom After-School Snack at Kellogg's NYC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

The kids from Andrew Lloyd Webber's smash hit School of Rock - The Musical recently paid a visit to their neighbors at Kellogg's NYC for an after school snack. Scroll down for a peek at the cast enjoying their treat below! (more...)

BWW Interview: Kate Rockwell Takes On DC and a Classic with Arena Stage's CAROUSEL
by Benjamin Tomchik - Oct 24, 2016

Starting this week, Kate Rockwell will be making her Arena Stage debut as Carrie Pipperidge in the show that was named the 'Best Musical of the 20th Century' by Time Magazine, Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel. (more...)

LOST VOICES to Explore Hurricane Katrina at HERE, Opening This Friday
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

EAGLE PROJECT will present LOST VOICES, an evening of two World Premiere plays written by Larissa FastHorse and Elise Marenson both directed by Jessi D. Hill. LOST VOICES is an evening of two short plays that explore how Hurricane Katrina uncovered America's darkest secrets. (more...)

Racquet Magazine to Host Post-Show Panel for DON'T YOU F**KING SAY A WORD Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

On Sunday, November 6th Racquet Magazine will host a special post-show panel and talkback event, following the scheduled performance of Andy Bragen's Don't You F**king Say a Word at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street between Park and Madison). (more...)

BWW Review: MAMA'S BOY at GSP is Intriguing Drama
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 24, 2016

See 'Mama's Boy' now at George Street Playhouse through November 6th. This intriguing family drama is written by Rob Urbinati, directed by David Saint and features an excellent cast. (more...)

THE COLOR PURPLE to Welcome New 'Mister' on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Beginning performances Tuesday, November 15, Nathaniel Stampley will assume the role of Mister in John Doyle's Tony Award-winning production of the Broadway musical, THE COLOR PURPLE. Isaiah Johnson, who originated the role, will give his final performance on Sunday, November 13. (more...)

BWW Review: The Starry Eccles Theater Grand Opening Impresses
by Tyler Hinton - Oct 24, 2016

The newly completed George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Theater in Salt Lake City received a grand opening celebration fit for the stars on Friday, October 21. The beautiful building was the centerpiece of a concert that featured Rita Moreno, Megan Hilty, and Brian Stokes Mitchell, along with a slew of local performers. (more...)

The Basra Boston Project Presents: BASRA BOSTON CONNECTIONS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Basra-Boston Connections: An Iraq-U.S. Collaboration in Theater, Poetry, Art, Music, and Archaeology. Performance and Exhibit: Friday, November 4, 8 pm, Arts at the Armory, 191 Highland Avenue, Somerville. Exhibit Only: October 7-30 at Midway Studios, 15 Channel Center Street, Boston. For more information: or call 617-750-8900. Free. Reservations optional: (more...)

CAT Theater Announces WISHING WELL Cast
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

CAT Theatre will present Wishing Well by Jon Klein, January 20 through February 4, 2017.  Wishing Well is CAT Theatre's contribution to the 2017 Richmond Acts of Faith Festival.  We spend a stormy weekend with the dysfunctional Cauthen family at their island vacation home.  Memories are relived, relationships are analyzed and family wisdom shared.   (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 10/24
by BWW Special Coverage - Oct 24, 2016

Welcome to this week's edition of our new WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for the week ending 10/23/2016. (more...)

Charles Dickens' A CHRISTMAS CAROL Returns to Columbus this November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

An annual tradition for more than 30 years, the Nebraska Theatre Caravan brings Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol back to Columbus over Thanksgiving weekend. This timeless tale of Ebenezer Scrooge and his search for the true spirit of Christmas captures every detail of the classic holiday tale, from the spine-chilling ghosts to the gorgeous renditions of traditional British carols. Crotchety Scrooge, lovable Tiny Tim, and all the fascinating characters that audiences have come to love make it a treasured kick off to the holiday season. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at A NEW BRAIN at Theatre Horizon
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Theatre Horizon will kick off their 12th season with a production of William Finn and James Lapine's heartfelt and hilarious autobiographical musical, A New Brain. This energetic musical runs now through November 6th at Theatre Horizon. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: A Rockin' ROCK OF AGES in Carlisle
by Marakay Rogers - Oct 24, 2016

The 80's glam-rock comedy brought huge laughs to a large space at Carlisle. Fourth wall? What's a fourth wall? (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at 'MASTER HAROLD' ... AND THE BOYS at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Signature Theatre presents "Master Harold" ... and the boys, written and directed by Tony Award winner Athol Fugard. "Master Harold" ... and the boys runs now through November 27, 2016 with a Monday, November 7 opening night on The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW Interview: Kristen Hahn of A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER at The Bushnell
by Joseph Harrison - Oct 24, 2016

BWW Interview: Kristen Hahn, Phoebe in A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER at Hartford's Bushnell Theatre, October 25 - 30. Ever wonder if you might have an unknown rich relative out there sitting on a fortune that could one day be yours? That is exactly what Monty Navarro, the main character in A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER discovers, and the lengths he goes to ensure his inheritance and title is secure, is surprising, shocking, even, yet absolutely hilarious. And along this journey filled with truly dastardly deeds, Monty meets Phoebe D'Ysquith, who finds herself and true love in the most unlikely of ways. Playing Phoebe when A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER stops in Hartford October 25 - 30 will be Kristen Hahn, a Connecticut native who sat down with me to talk about this unconventional, yet entertaining show and share what it is like to return to her home state with this production. (more...)

Riverbed to Showcase Application-Defined SD-WAN Solution at Open Networking User Group (ONUG) 2016 Fall Conference
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016


Special Agent Galactica to Beam A ROMP AROUND URANUS Into Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Prepare to mix your cabaret experience with an evening of Sci-Fi adventure as you are whisked away to ground zero of a multi-galactic war in another universe! (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from the Off Broadway Revival of TICK, TICK... BOOM!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 24, 2016

Keen Company's new production of Jonathan Larson's Tick, Tick... BOOM!,  is now playing at the Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues) . The show will continue through November 20th only.  (more...)

New Musicals Series, The PiTCH, Opens Submissions at Finger Lakes
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival, headquartered in Auburn, N.Y., will begin accepting submissions on Nov. 1, 2016 for new musicals in all stages of development to be considered for the 2017 season of The PiTCH. (more...)

Bid for VIP Seats to HAMILTON and More in Drama League's 2016 Gala Charity Auction
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

The Drama League's 2016 Gala Charity Auction has launched at, featuring over fifty once-in-a-lifetime prize packages. (more...)

Tony Nominee Micah Stock and PSYCH's James Roday Headed to WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Maberry Theatricals have announced two new stars for the New York premiere of WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT, the internationally-acclaimed play by Nassim Soleimanpour. (more...)

Bedlam's SENSE & SENSIBILITY Enters Final Month at the Gym at Judson
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

BEDLAM must close its critically acclaimed limited engagement of SENSE & SENSIBILITY on Sunday, November 20 at the Gym at Judson (243 Thompson Street). SENSE & SENSIBILITY opened on January 24, 2016 and has extended twice. At the time of closing, the show will have played 15 preview performances and 562 regular performances. (more...)

Steppenwolf for Young Adults Announces Cast for MONSTER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Steppenwolf for Young Adults (SYA) announces the complete cast for Monster by Walter Dean Myers, adapted by Aaron Carter and directed by Hallie Gordon. (more...)

BWW Blog: Amanda Grillo - Our School, Our Show, OUR TOWN: Meet the Family Edition Part 1
by Guest Blogger: Amanda Grillo - Oct 24, 2016

The concept of family is a very large aspect of this production. The cast becomes a family through bonding; the script features two every day families. This week, we have the pleasure of meeting the Gibbs family and getting an inside look at their perspective of Theatre and the production. (more...)

Horse Thief to Release TRIALS AND TRUTHS This Winter on Bella Union
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Oklahoma quintet Horse Thief will release Trials And Truths, January 27 on Bella Union. (more...)

BWW Review: EVITA Shines at Candlelight Dinner Playhouse
by Felicia Tassone - Oct 24, 2016

Any show that starts with the death and mourning of the title character, whether it is good or bad, is going to leave an immediate impact.  Evita, the enduring musical biography of Eva Peron does just that, with extremely difficult music by musical Theatre kingpin Andrew Lloyd Webber and Lyrics by Tim Rice.  (more...)

Broadway Vets Will Join Original Stars of London's Site-Specific SWEENEY TODD in NYC; Full Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Producers of the Tooting Arts Club production of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street announced today that the stars of the original London incarnation of the production, Jeremy Secomb (as Sweeney Todd), Siobhan McCarthy (as Mrs. Lovett), Duncan Smith (as Judge Turpin) and Joseph Taylor (as Tobias), will reprise their performances for New York audiences. (more...)

Haberdasher Theatre to Present ANOTHER YEAR, ANOTHER CHRISTMAS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Haberdasher Theatre presents fabled French novelist and playwright Marie Nimier's first play to be translated and put on in English in America, Another Year, Another Christmas (Noel revient tous les ans), translated by playwright Peter Schulman. Mr. Schulman has deftly translated Marie Nimier's love of wordplay and French sounds (which often don't make sense but are musical) to American sounds and audiences. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

A staged reading of Seven Porters from Stockbridge, written and directed by actor/writer/director Ken Sagoes will take place on Saturday, November 12, starring LOVE BOAT's Ted Lange. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: 'Something New' Releases Season 4 Finale with Devin Ilaw, Amy Jo Jackson, Gabe Violett, and More!
by Something New - Oct 24, 2016

The Season 4 finale of Joel B. New's musical Theatre podcast 'Something New' took to the stage in the form of a livestream concert on Saturday, October 8th. An audio recording of the event has been exclusively released to BroadwayWorld on October 24th and will be available on all podcast platforms starting October 31st. (more...)

Qui Nguyen's VIETGONE Opens Tomorrow at Manhattan Theatre Club
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

A friendly reminder! Manhattan Theatre Club's New York premiere of Vietgone, the new play by Qui Nguyen (She Kills Monsters), directed by May Adrales (Luce), will open tomorrow, Tuesday October 25 at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). Performances began Tuesday, October 4. (more...)

AMERICAN IDOL's Rayvon Owen Signs on for Pride Films and Plays' SIMPLY SENSATIONAL Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

The entertainment line-up for PFP's Simply Sensational Benefit gets more and more sensational each day, with American Idol's Rayvon Owen joining in. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Welcomes Legendary Tony-Winning Writer Martin Charnin
by Behind the Curtain - Oct 24, 2016

He created the role of Big Deal in the original WEST SIDE STORY. He changed the face of musical Theatre, and pop culture, when he wrote ANNIE. And, now, Martin Charnin is sitting down for a two part interview with Rob and Kevin to talk about how he went from being an actor, to a lyricist, to a director. (more...)

Photo Flash: Bryan Cranston Attends Final Performance of THE BARDY BUNCH in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

After a successful run at the Mercury Theatre, The Bardy Bunch: The War of the Families Partridge and Brady closed their doors on Sunday, October 23 to an excited crowd that included Bryan Cranston, the Emmy-winning actor best known for his role in Breaking Bad. 'I loved the show! A really fun, foot-tapping time in the theater,' said Cranston. Scroll down for photos of the cast and creative team posing outside the theater with the Oscar-nominated actor! (more...)

Comedian Josie Long to Bring SOMETHING BETTER to Barrow Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Multi award-winning British comedian JOSIE LONG returns to New York following her New York Times and Time Out New York Critics' Pick show 'Cara Josephine' with a brand new stand-up show, 'Something Better,' running from November 19th until December 3rd at The Barrow Street Theatre. (more...)

Sutton Foster-Led SWEET CHARITY Sets Digital Lottery
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

The New Group and TodayTix have announced a digital lottery for Sweet Charity. Offering wide access to this production launching The New Group's 2016-2017 Season, the lottery will offer $35 tickets for performances through December 30. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at PHANTASMAGORIA; OR, LET US SEEK DEATH! at La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

La MaMa presents the world premiere of Phantasmagoria; or, Let Us Seek Death!, conceived and directed by Obie Award winner Randolph Curtis Rand, written by Chana Porter and puppetry by Benjamin Stuber. Phantasmagoria; or, Let Us Seek Death!, an Eric Borlaug production, runs as part of the 2016 La MaMa Puppet Series now through November 6 at the Ellen Stewart Theatre, located at 66 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and the Bowery in New York City. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Randy Rainbow Moderates the Final Presidential Debate!
by Nora Dominick - Oct 24, 2016

After a final presidential debate filled with Donald Trump saying now meme worthy things like 'Nasty Women,' it's time to put a comedic spin on it! Below, watch as Randy Rainbow play moderator for the final presidential debate! (more...)

Kate Wetherhead to Host NAMT's SONGWRITERS SHOWCASE; Cabaret Lineup Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

National Alliance for Musical Theatre has announced this year's line-up for the SONGWRITERS CABARET and SONGWRITERS SHOWCASE hosted by Drama Desk Nominee Kate Wetherhead, which are part of the 28th annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS. (more...)

Photo Coverage: In the Rehearsal Room with the Cast of A BRONX TALE on Broadway!
by Walter McBride - Oct 24, 2016

Rehearsals are underway for the Broadway premiere of A BRONX TALE THE MUSICAL, the new musical featuring a book by Academy Award nominee Chazz Palminteri, music by Oscar, Grammy, and Tony Award winner Alan Menken, and lyrics by Grammy Award winner and Oscar and Tony Award nominee Glenn Slater, co-directed by two-time Oscar winner Robert De Niro and four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks, with choreography by Tony nominee Sergio Trujillo. A BRONX TALE THE MUSICAL begins previews Thursday, November 3 and open Thursday, December 1 at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). (more...)

AMC Theatres to Host Presidential Election Night Parties in 25 AMC Locations
by Movies News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

AMC Theatres is teaming up with CNN to bring the network's Election Night in America coverage to AMC Stubs members and their guests at movie Theatres around the country on Nov. 8. CNN will deliver winners and analysis of the Presidential race and other high-profile national, state and local elections on the big screen. (more...)

Photo Flash: Joe Iconis's BE MORE CHILL Takes the Stage at Penn State
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Penn State School of Theatre presented the musical Be More Chill, with music and lyrics by Joe Iconis and book by Joe Tracz. Be More Chill was first produced at Two River Theatre in New Jersey, where it was given its world premiere. Penn State's production is the first since that premiere - and ran October 4-15, 2016 in the Playhouse Theatre. Scroll down for photos from the production! (more...)

New York Choral Society and Orchestra to Present U.S. Debut of Joseph Vella's THE HYLAND MASS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Music Director David Hayes will lead the New York Choral Society and Orchestra (NYChoral) in the United States premiere of Maltese composer Joseph Vella's The Hyland Mass: A Prayer for Unity in Diversity. (more...)

L.U.N.A. Theatre Company to Raise Diabetes Awareness with STEEL MAGNOLIAS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

L.U.N.A. Theatre Company is presenting their Tucson debut production of 'Steel Magnolias' by Robert Harling at the Comedy Playhouse and School located on the NE corner of 1st & Prince. (more...)

BRAIN CANDY LIVE! To Play Chicago One Night Only
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to announce the new live show BRAIN CANDY LIVE!, starringAdam Savage, editor-in-chief of and former co-host of the Emmy-nominated Discovery series 'MythBusters,' and Michael Stevens, creator of award-winning YouTube Channel 'Vsauce', will debut at the Oriental Theatre (24 W Randolph) for one night only on Saturday, March 4 at 8 PM. Tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, October 28. (more...)

Proudly Coloured Comedy's 'BrainOu - BrainOu' to Return to Emperors Palace
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Proudly Coloured Comedy - "BrainOu - BrainOu" returns to Emperors Palace on October 29, 2016 with another stellar line-up of 'proudly coloured' comedians. Apt timing too, with the hashtag #coloureds recently trending on Twitter as South Africans tried to claim their piece of Wayde van Niekerk's 400m Olympic victory. (more...)

GOD OF CARNAGE Opens at the Warsaw Federal Incline Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Following a playground fight between two boys, their parents meet to discuss the incident. But a rational discussion among adults quickly deteriorates into displays of tears, surprising outbursts and deeply hidden emotions laid bare. A streamlined dissection of the human animal,God of Carnage delivers the cathartic release of watching other people's marriages go boom! The building tension between civilized surface and savage instinct brings shocked laughter, riveting drama and no-hold-barred suspense. Elegant, acerbic and entertainingly fueled on pure bile, God of Carnage is a wild theatrical ride. Winner of the 2009 Tony Award.  Kristin Clippard, Director; Sayre Frederick, Production Stage Manager. (more...)

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