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Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 9/29/2013
by BWW - Sep 29, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/29/2013 for Washington, DC (more...)

Big Block Theatrical to Present INAPPROPRIATE at Odyssey Theatre, 11/14-24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2013

Big Block Theatrical (Heathers)to present INAPPROPRIATE, a pop-rock musical with a book by Michael Sottile andLonnie McNeil (Eubie!, Ain't Misbehavin', Bubbling Brown Sugar); music and lyrics by Michael Sottile (Torch Song Trilogy, JOAN.,Snowman In The Dunes), co- directed by Michael Sottile & Ray Leeper, choreography by Ray Leeper ("So You Think You Can Dance," "The X Factor") and musical direction by Keith Harrison(The Boys From Syracuse, Million Dollar Quartet). Performances will begin on November 14 through November 24 at LA's Odyssey Theatre (2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd) tickets are $25 and can be purchased by visiting Plays411.com. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Torch Song Trilogy at Studio Theatre - More Than Enough
by Jeffrey Walker - Sep 23, 2013

Director Michael Kahn and leading man Brandon Urbanowitz breathe new life into Harvey Fierstein's magnum opus of three one-act plays. Torch Song Trilogy still offers universal truths about love and relationships that go beyond straight or gay points of view. The play continues through October 13 in the Mead Theater. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 9/22/2013
by BWW - Sep 22, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/22/2013 for Washington, DC (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at David Beach and More in Westport Country Playhouse's ROOM SERVICE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2013

Westport Country Playhouse stages the madcap American comedy, 'Room Service,' about a producer and his ragtag bunch of cohorts who try to raise money for a Broadway show as they scramble to evade their hotel bill, written by John Murray and Allen Boretz, directed by Mark Lamos, now through October 27. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

VIDEO: Big Block Theatrical's INAPPROPRIATE Musical Launches Kickstarter Campaign
by Stage Tube - Oct 8, 2013

13 years ago a musical entitled INAPPROPRIATE with a book by Michael Sottile and Lonnie McNeil, premiered Off-Broadway. Created from the journal entries and poetry of teenagers, INAPPROPRIATE is a pop-rock musical that deals with current issues that teenagers face. Click below to watch the Kickstarter video! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 10/06/2013
by BWW - Oct 6, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/06/2013 for Washington, DC (more...)

BWW TV: Sneak Peek at West End's STRANGERS ON A TRAIN
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 31, 2013

Laurence Fox, Jack Huston, ChristIan McKay, Miranda Raison, Imogen Stubbs and MyAnna Buring will star in Strangers on a Train by Craig Warner, which will be presented at the Gielgud Theatre in London's West End by Barbara Broccoli, Colleen Camp, Michael G Wilson, Lucky VIII/Lou Spisto, Frederick Zollo and Michael Rose Limited for Strangers (UK) Limited. The production, directed by Robert Allan Ackerman, will preview from Saturday 2 November. This gripping thriller is based on Patricia Highsmith's acclaimed novel, which was the inspiration for Alfred Hitchcock's legendary movie. Check out a sneak peek below! (more...)

Tom Atkins & More to Lead Pittsburgh CLO's A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS CAROL; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2013

Pittsburgh CLO has announced casting for the 22nd annual production of A Musical Christmas Carol this December at the Byham Theatre. This talented cast will feature Pittsburgh CLO veterans and an exciting group of newcomers, led by Pittsburgh's own Tom Atkins as Ebenezer Scrooge. Tickets are now available by calling 412-456-6666, online at pittsburghCLO.org or at the Theater Square Box Office. (more...)

David Garrison, Betsy Morgan, John Treacy Egan, Ethan Haberfield and Tyler Moran to Star in Paper Mill Playhouse's OLIVER!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2013

Paper Mill Playhouse will continue its 75th Anniversary Season with the classic Charles Dickens musical Oliver!, with a holiday 'twist' for the entire family. With a book, music and lyrics by Lionel Bart, Oliver! will be directed by Paper Mill Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Mark S. Hoebee with original choreography by JoAnn M. Hunter. Oliver! will feature David Garrison (Fagin), best known for his role as Steve Rhoades on the hit television series Married...with Children, Betsy Morgan (Nancy), John Treacy Egan (Mr. Bumble), Jose Llana (Bill Sikes), David Hess (Mr. Brownlow), Ethan Haberfield (Artful Dodger) and introducing Tyler Moran as Oliver. Oliver! will also feature 16 local boys from across the state of New Jersey who auditioned from a pool of over 200. Oliver! will play the Millburn, New Jersey theater from November 21 through December 29. The official press opening night is Sunday, December 1, 2013, at 7:00pm. (more...)

Leigh Zimmerman, Caroline Sheen and More Join FOREST BOY for St. James Theatre's THE S&S AWARD, Nov 24
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2013

A glittering evening of new British musical theatre will be unveiled at the inaugural The S&S AWARD, the award presented to the best, yet to be produced musical of the year. With West End stars performing the winning and highly commended musicals at the St James Theatre, London on Sunday 24 November. (more...)

Post-Turkey BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Awards Update 11/29 - Chris Sizemore Leads!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2013

Voting is now underway for Washington, DC! We have a record number of votes in already, but if you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends. (more...)

Leigh Zimmerman, Caroline Sheen and More Join FOREST BOY for St. James Theatre's THE S&S AWARD Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2013

A glittering evening of new British musical theatre will be unveiled at the inaugural The S&S AWARD, the award presented to the best, yet to be produced musical of the year. With West End stars performing the winning and highly commended musicals at the St James Theatre, London tonight 24 November. (more...)

Menier Chocolate Factory Presents CANDIDE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2013

Following on from Sunday in the Park with George, Little Shop of Horrors, La Cage aux Folles, A Little Night Music, Sweet Charity, Pippinand Merrily We Roll Along, the Menier Chocolate Factory is delighted to announce that its Christmas musical will be Candide with music by Leonard Bernstein, book adapted from Voltaire by Hugh Wheeler, lyrics by Richard Wilbur and additional lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, John Latouche, Lillian Hellman, Dorothy Park and Leonard Bernstein. (more...)

David Garrison, Betsy Morgan, John Treacy Egan, Ethan Haberfield and Tyler Moran Star in Paper Mill Playhouse's OLIVER! Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2013

Paper Mill Playhouse will continue its 75th Anniversary Season with the classic Charles Dickens musical Oliver!, with a holiday 'twist' for the entire family. With a book, music and lyrics by Lionel Bart, Oliver! will be directed by Paper Mill Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Mark S. Hoebee with original choreography by JoAnn M. Hunter. Oliver! will feature David Garrison (Fagin), best known for his role as Steve Rhoades on the hit television series Married...with Children, Betsy Morgan (Nancy), John Treacy Egan (Mr. Bumble), Jose Llana (Bill Sikes), David Hess (MR. Brownlow), Ethan Haberfield (Artful Dodger) and introducing Tyler Moran as Oliver. Oliver! will also feature 16 local boys from across the state of New Jersey who auditioned from a pool of over 200. Oliver! will play the Millburn, New Jersey theater from tonight, November 21 through December 29. The official press opening night is Sunday, December 1, 2013, at 7:00pm. (more...)

Laurence Fox, Jack Huston and More Star in STRANGERS ON A TRAIN, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2013

Laurence Fox, Jack Huston, ChristIan McKay, Miranda Raison, Imogen Stubbs and MyAnna Buring will star in Strangers on a Train by Craig Warner, which will be presented at the Gielgud Theatre in London's West End by Barbara Broccoli, Colleen Camp, Michael G Wilson, Lucky VIII/Lou Spisto, Frederick Zollo and Michael Rose Limited for Strangers (UK) Limited. The production, directed by Robert Allan Ackerman, will preview from today, 2 November. This gripping thriller is based on Patricia Highsmith's acclaimed novel, which was the inspiration for Alfred Hitchcock's legendary movie. (more...)

Don Black to Present St. James Theatre's Inaugural S&S Award, 24 Nov
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2013

A glittering evening of new British musical theatre will be unveiled at the inaugural The S&S AWARD, the award presented to the best, yet to be professionally produced musical of the year. With West End stars performing the winning and highly commended musicals at the ST JAMES THEATRE, LONDON on SUNDAY 24 NOVEMBER, and lyricist DON BLACK presenting the Award. (more...)

Matthew Broderick to Star in Neil LaBute's DIRTY WEEKEND Film
by Movies News Desk - Nov 1, 2013

Screendaily.com reports that Matthew Broderick and Alice Eve are set to star in Neil LaBute's comedy drama DIRTY WEEKEND. The film, written by LaBute, is currently in production on location in New Mexico. (more...)

The Production Company Announces 2014 Season, Opening with GUYS AND DOLLS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2014

Jeanne Pratt AC, Chairman of The Production Company, announces her Company's 2014 season. She states, 'Three very different musicals are coming to Melbourne for our 2014 Season. Spanning sixty years of Broadway creativity, they are three of my favourite Broadway classics. Guys and Dolls opens our season on July 19, Show Boat opens on August 16 and our third musical is La Cage Aux Folles, which opens on November 22. To star in these musicals, we have engaged artists who will shine and enchant our audiences. Unique stagings for each musical will be created by our brightest directors, choreographers and conductors. Melbourne is in for another great year of musical theatre entertainment.' (more...)

Sam Mackay, Christina Modestou to Star in London Premiere of IN THE HEIGHTS; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Full casting is announced today for Tony Award-winning Broadway musical In The Heights, which receives its London Premiere in a brand new production in The Large at Southwark Playhouse from Friday 9 May (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Human Race Theatre's OTHER DESERT CITIES, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

One of the most popular plays in the country, Jon Robin Baitz's critically acclaimed Other Desert Cities, makes its Dayton premiere this spring at The Loft Theatre. The preview performance of Other Desert Cities is tonight, March 27. Opening night is Friday, March 28. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Human Race Theatre's OTHER DESERT CITIES Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

One of the most popular plays in the country, Jon Robin Baitz's critically acclaimed Other Desert Cities, makes its Dayton premiere this spring at The Loft Theatre. The Wyeth family's Palm Springs Christmas reunion is already a tense affair between conservative parents Lyman and Polly, former GOP celebrities, their two grown children and Polly's liberal alcoholic sister, Silda. Any sense of peace vanishes completely when daughter Brooke, a once-promising novelist, announces she is about to publish a tell-all memoir that threatens to tarnish her prominent family's past and reopen old wounds. As Brooke confesses her true motivations behind the book, she learns the real history is more shocking than she ever knew. The preview performance of Other Desert Cities is Today, March 27. Opening night is Friday, March 28. (more...)

Human Race Theatre's OTHER DESERT CITIES Begins 3/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

One of the most popular plays in the country, Jon Robin Baitz's critically acclaimed Other Desert Cities, makes its Dayton premiere this spring at The Loft Theatre. The Wyeth family's Palm Springs Christmas reunion is already a tense affair between conservative parents Lyman and Polly, former GOP celebrities, their two grown children and Polly's liberal alcoholic sister, Silda. Any sense of peace vanishes completely when daughter Brooke, a once-promising novelist, announces she is about to publish a tell-all memoir that threatens to tarnish her prominent family's past and reopen old wounds. As Brooke confesses her true motivations behind the book, she learns the real history is more shocking than she ever knew. The preview performance of Other Desert Cities is Thursday, March 27. Opening night is Friday, March 28. (more...)

Harriet Harris, Judy Kaye, David Garrison, Rachel York & More Join Christian Borle in Encores! LITTLE ME; Runs 2/5-9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2014

Robert Creighton, David Garrison, Harriet Harris, Judy Kaye, Lewis J. Stadlen, Lee Wilkof, Tony Yazbeck and Rachel York will join Christian Borle in Cy Coleman and Carolyn Leighıs Little Me, the opening production of New York City Centerıs 2014 Encores! season, running for seven performances, February 5 - 9. The show will be directed by John Rando with music direction by Rob Berman and choreography by Joshua Bergasse. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Human Race Theatre's TORCH SONG TRILOGY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2014

The Human Race Theatre Company starts 2014 with Harvey Fierstein's award-winning and rarely-produced three-act play, Torch Song Trilogy. Poignant and filled with witty, sharp humor, Fierstein's deeply personal story of self-discovery redefined an era in gay America. What begins as a chance encounter in a New York nightclub leads drag-queen Arnold Beckoff in a hilarious, yet touching, pursuit of love, happiness and a life of which he can be proud. From a failed affair with a reluctant lover, to a committed relationship with a young model and the promise of a stable family, Arnold's struggle for acceptance meets its greatest challenge in his intolerant mother. Check out a first look below! (more...)

The Human Race Theatre's TORCH SONG TRILOGY Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2014

The Human Race Theatre Company starts 2014 with Harvey Fierstein's award-winning and rarely-produced three-act play, Torch Song Trilogy. Poignant and filled with witty, sharp humor, Fierstein's deeply personal story of self-discovery redefined an era in gay America. What begins as a chance encounter in a New York nightclub leads drag-queen Arnold Beckoff in a hilarious, yet touching, pursuit of love, happiness and a life of which he can be proud. From a failed affair with a reluctant lover, to a committed relationship with a young model and the promise of a stable family, Arnold's struggle for acceptance meets its greatest challenge in his intolerant mother. (more...)

RICHARD III Opens Tonight at the Folger Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

The quintessential portrait of maniacal ambition and lust for power is on stage in William Shakespeare's epic history play Richard III at Folger Theatre. Robert Richmond (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dayton - Week of 1/26/2014
by BWW - Jan 26, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/26/2014 for Dayton (more...)

KINKY BOOTS Heading to the West End in 2015!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2014

Tony Award winning director and choreographer Jerry Mitchell revealed that his Broadway smash hit KINKY BOOTS will have its West End premiere in 2015. (more...)

Chocolate Factory Announces TWO INTO ONE, From Mar 8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

Written by Ray Cooney in 1984, Two Into One focuses on one of Cooney's favourite topics -infidelity - this time among England's political elite. Cooney depicts politicians as hypocritical sex fiends far more concerned with satisfying their hormonal urges than serving their constituents. (more...)

BWW Features: Editor Picks - Best of DC in 2013
by Jennifer Perry - Jan 2, 2014

Whether massive festivals, unique productions, or simply an amazing take on a classic we all know well, the DC arts community rose to the challenge this year and offered something pretty great for everyone. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Studio Delivers Superb Production of Nina Raine's Award-Winning TRIBES
by Jennifer Perry - Jan 15, 2014

This has been a very strong season for Studio and this explosive production is no exception. (more...)

2013 BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Awards Winners Announced - MISS SAIGON Big Winner!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 15, 2014

Votes are cast; polls are closed; and results have been tabulated! This was our biggest year yet! After a record number of voters in more than 50 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is very excited to announce the 2013 Washington, DC winners! Thanks to all who voted, and huge congratulations to all the winners! (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited to Host WRITER-PRODUCER SPEED DATE, 2/2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) invites writers to meet more than eleven real producers face-to-face at the Writer-Producer Speed Date: The Art of the Pitch on Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 5:30pm and 6:30pmat The Players Theatre, 115 MacDougal Street, 3rd Floor NYC. The deadline to apply is Friday, January 24th. If accepted, the cost to participate is $75 ($65 for TRU members). For more information and an application, visit http://www.truonline.org/WriterSpeedDateFeb14.htm. (more...)

The Human Race Theatre to Present TORCH SONG TRILOGY, Begin. 1/30
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2014

The Human Race Theatre Company starts 2014 with Harvey Fierstein's award-winning and rarely-produced three-act play, Torch Song Trilogy. Poignant and filled with witty, sharp humor, Fierstein's deeply personal story of self-discovery redefined an era in gay America. What begins as a chance encounter in a New York nightclub leads drag-queen Arnold Beckoff in a hilarious, yet touching, pursuit of love, happiness and a life of which he can be proud. From a failed affair with a reluctant lover, to a committed relationship with a young model and the promise of a stable family, Arnold's struggle for acceptance meets its greatest challenge in his intolerant mother. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dayton - Week of 2/09/2014
by BWW - Feb 9, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/09/2014 for Dayton (more...)

Christine Dwyer, Jenni Barber, Justin Guarini & More to Join Cast of WICKED in February
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2014

WICKED will welcome new cast members to the Broadway blockbuster beginning Tuesday, February 25. CHRISTINE DWYER will assume the role of Elphaba, after recently performing the role on National Tour, and JENNI BARBER (The Nance, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee) will assume the role of Glinda. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dayton - Week of 2/02/2014
by BWW - Feb 2, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/02/2014 for Dayton (more...)

Harvey Fierstein's ON TIDY ENDINGS & SAFE SEX to Run 22 April 17 May at Tristan Bates Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2014

Deena Payne (Viv Windsor in Emmerdale, Calendar Girls) and CJ de Mooi (Eggheads, Geek - The Musical) will star in two short plays, the UK premieres of On Tidy Endings and Safe Sex, from Tony Award-winning Harvey Fierstein (La Cage Aux Folles, Torch Song Trilogy). (more...)

Bette Midler to Play Mae West in HBO Films Biopic; Harvey Fierstein to Pen Script!
by Movies News Desk - Dec 9, 2013

Bette Midler will be portraying another Hollywood icon after her turn as Sue Mengers in I'LL EAT YOU LAST on Broadway and in LA. According to Deadline, Midler will star in HBO Films' upcoming Mae West biopic, directed by William Friedkin (The Exorcist) from a script by Harvey Fierstein (Kinky Boots). (more...)

BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Awards Update 12/6 - MISS SAIGON in Lead!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2013

Voting is now underway for Washington, DC! We have a record number of votes in already, but if you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends. (more...)

BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Awards LAST CHANCE TO VOTE - Miss Saigon Leads!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2013

Voting is now underway for Washington, DC! We have a record number of votes in already, but if you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends. (more...)

BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Holiday Madness Awards Update 12/20 - Brandon Uranowitz Leads!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2013

Voting is now underway for Washington, DC! We have a record number of votes in already, but if you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Hosts THE BUMPY ROAD TO NEW YORK Panel Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2013

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the December panel The Bumpy Road to New York: Developmental Paths for New Works tonight, December 18, 2013 at 7:30pmat The Players Theatre, 115 MacDougal Street, NYC. Doors open at 7pm for networking and refreshments, presentations and roundtable introductions start at 7:30pm. (more...)

RICHARD III to Play Folger Theatre, 1/28-3/9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2013

The quintessential portrait of maniacal ambition and lust for power is on stage in William Shakespeare's epic history play Richard III at Folger Theatre. Robert Richmond (more...)

Washington, DC Winter Storm Watch Awards Update 12/14 - Justine Morale Leads!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2013

Voting is now underway for Washington, DC! We have a record number of votes in already, but if you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends. (more...)

Center Stage Announces Casting for STONE IN HIS POCKETS by Mary Jones
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2013

Baltimore, MD-December 2013. Center Stage announces casting for the upcoming Stones in His Pockets, by Marie Jones. Directed by Derek Goldman, rehearsals for this award-winning Irish comedy begin Monday, December 16. Preview performances will start January 15 and the production runs through February 23. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Sets 12/18 Panel: THE BUMPY ROAD TO NEW YORK
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2013

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the December panel The Bumpy Road to New York: Developmental Paths for New Works on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at 7:30pmat The Players Theatre, 115 MacDougal Street, NYC. Doors open at 7pm for networking and refreshments, presentations and roundtable introductions start at 7:30pm. (more...)

WAKE UP with BroadwayWorld - Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - OF MICE AND MEN Opens on Broadway!
by Jessica Showers - Apr 16, 2014

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 MICE AND MEN, starring James Franco and Chris O'Dowd, opens tonight on Broadway! (more...)

Tamara Tunie and Hamish Linklater to Co-Host 2014 Obie Awards; Harvey Fierstein and More to Present!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2014

The Village Voice, the nation's largest alternative weekly newspaper, announced today that tickets will go on sale April 9, 2014 for the 59th Annual Obie Awards on Monday, May 19, 2014, at Webster Hall in the East Village, 125 East 11th Street. (more...)

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