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Based on The Ugliest Pilgrim by Doris Betts

Set in 1964 in the Deep South during the early days of the Civil Rights Movement, strongVIOLET/strong

follows the growth and enlightenment of a bitter young woman

accidentally scarred by her father. In hopes that a TV evangelist can

cure her, she embarks on a journey by bus from her sleepy North

Carolina town to Oklahoma. Along the way, she meets a young black

soldier who teaches her about beauty, love, courage and what it means

to be an outsider. brbrOne of the most acclaimed off-Broadway shows of the ?90s, strongVIOLET/strong

astounded critics and audiences with its powerful story, its energetic,

toe-tapping Gospel, Rock, Country, and Rhythm and Blues score by a href="http://mtishows.com/biography.asp?writerid=3343"Jeanine Tesori/a, and its well-crafted book and lyrics by a href="http://mtishows.com/biography.asp?writerid=3237"Brian Crawley/a

that are not afraid to deal with important, sensitive issues. Its

simple set and modest cast and orchestra requirements adjust to any

scale production. strongVIOLET /strongfeatures a strong ensemble cast with bravura roles for the two leads.


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Photo Coverage: Inside THE SOUND OF MUSIC National Tour's Performance Preview!Photo Coverage: Inside THE SOUND OF MUSIC National Tour's Performance Preview!
by Walter McBride - Sep 4, 2015

A brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien, hits the road for a national tour. This lavish new production launches this September at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, under the auspices of the Center Theatre Group, and will then tour North America for multiple seasons, playing multi-week and week-long engagements. BroadwayWorld brings you shots of the meet and greet below! (more...)

Kyle Riabko's CLOSE TO YOU: BACHARACH REIMAGINED Heads to the Criterion Theatre This AutumnKyle Riabko's CLOSE TO YOU: BACHARACH REIMAGINED Heads to the Criterion Theatre This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2015

Menier Chocolate Factory's summer show WHAT'S IT ALL ABOUT? BACHARACH REIMAGINED has been refashioned into CLOSE TO YOU: BACHARACH REIMAGINED, set to run at the Criterion Theatre beginning October 3, 2015. The Daily Mail writes that the show, directed by Oliver Award-winner Steven Hoggett, will once again star Kyle Riabko. (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: THE SOUND OF MUSIC National Tour Cast Meets the Press!FREEZE FRAME: THE SOUND OF MUSIC National Tour Cast Meets the Press!
by Jennifer Broski - Sep 3, 2015

The cast of the brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien, which wool soon hit the road, has just met the press - and BroadwayWorld was on hand. Check out a first look at Ashley Brown, Ben Davis, and Kerstin Anderson all together below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Sneak Peek at THE SOUND OF MUSIC National Tour Meet & Greet Starring Ashley Brown, Ben Davis and More!Photo Coverage: Sneak Peek at THE SOUND OF MUSIC National Tour Meet & Greet Starring Ashley Brown, Ben Davis and More!
by Walter McBride - Sep 3, 2015

A brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien, hits the road for a national tour. This lavish new production launches this September at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, under the auspices of the Center Theatre Group, and will then tour North America for multiple seasons, playing multi-week and week-long engagements.  BroadwayWorld brings you shots of the meet and greet below! (more...)

BWW TV: Newcomer Kerstin Anderson, Ashley Brown & Ben Davis Preview Upcoming National Tour of THE SOUND OF MUSIC!BWW TV: Newcomer Kerstin Anderson, Ashley Brown & Ben Davis Preview Upcoming National Tour of THE SOUND OF MUSIC!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 3, 2015

The cast of the brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien, which wool soon hit the road, has just met the press - and BroadwayWorld was on hand. Below, check out a very first look at Ashley Brown, Ben Davis, and Kerstin Anderson in rehearsal! (more...)

Local Artists Present UNCENSORED Exhibit for Banned Books Week, 9/25Local Artists Present UNCENSORED Exhibit for Banned Books Week, 9/25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2015

As we increasingly entrust others with our personal information and data, how can we ensure that our data is safe and protected from abuse and misuse? UNCENSORED: Information Antics, an all media art exhibition, will bring together local DC artists to explore the myriad of roles that data collection and visualization play regarding issues of privacy, participation, and location of the self. UNCENSORED: Information Antics will be on display at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library from September 24 - October 22 to celebrate Banned Books Week, an annual national celebration of the freedom to read, express and create. Through photography, video, installation and sound the artists participating in UNCENSORED: Information Antics investigate the complexity of an intensely networked milieu with thoughtfulness and humor. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for September 2nd, 2015'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for September 2nd, 2015
by Paul W. Thompson - Sep 2, 2015

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. It's a Super September Preview! We've got the low-down on 16 musical productions you will want to see this month, from city to suburbs, big theaters to small, premieres and old favorites galore! 'Side Show,' 'Dogfight,' 'Next To Normal,' 'Oklahoma!,' 'Spamalot,' 'Blood Brothers,' 'October Sky,' CST's 'Ride The Cyclone' and much more! (more...)

SHE LOVES ME Revival Heads to Broadway with Stars in Tow - A Look Back at the Leads' Top Performances!SHE LOVES ME Revival Heads to Broadway with Stars in Tow - A Look Back at the Leads' Top Performances!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

In honor of the all-star cast prepping to take on the musical, BroadwayWorld brings you a collection of our favorite performances from the show's leads, from Krakowski's 'Muffin Top' to Benanti toasting the terrible world of television, check them out below! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 9/2/2015 - ROY COHN, CHARLIE BROWN, MOONSHINE and More!WAKE UP with BWW 9/2/2015 - ROY COHN, CHARLIE BROWN, MOONSHINE and More!
by Jessica Khan - Sep 2, 2015

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: IN BED WITH ROY COHN gets intimate off-Broadway, stage kids bring 'CHARLIE BROWN' to life, 'MOONSHINE' starts up in Dallas and more! (more...)

Andrea Burns and Joshua Henry to Join Jason Robert Brown at SubCulture Next WeekAndrea Burns and Joshua Henry to Join Jason Robert Brown at SubCulture Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

The new concert series curated by the renowned Tony Award-winning composer, lyricist, conductor, and director, Jason Robert Brown, continues this month at SubCulture. Just announced for Brown's upcoming concert on September 11, 2015 are stage vets Andréa Burns and Joshua Henry. (more...)

BROADWAY DOES COUNTRY, Phillipa Soo and More Head to 54 Below This OctoberBROADWAY DOES COUNTRY, Phillipa Soo and More Head to 54 Below This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

This September and October, 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...)

Breaking News: Zachary Levi Joins Cast of Broadway-Bound SHE LOVES ME; Josh Radnor Departs Due to Scheduling ConflictsBreaking News: Zachary Levi Joins Cast of Broadway-Bound SHE LOVES ME; Josh Radnor Departs Due to Scheduling Conflicts
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) announced Zachary Levi (Georg) will star alongside Laura Benanti (Amalia), Rene? Auberjonois (Maraczek), Gavin Creel (Kodaly), Michael McGrath (Sipos) and Jane Krakowski (Ilona) in a new Broadway production of SHE LOVES ME, directed by Scott Ellis, choreographed by Warren Carlyle with musical direction by Paul Gemignani. This classic musical comedy features a book by Joe Masteroff, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick and music by Jerry Bock. (more...)

Andrew Lippa Will Return to Texas State University This OctoberAndrew Lippa Will Return to Texas State University This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

Award-winning Broadway composer Andrew Lippa, who was the 2010-2011 Composer in Residence at Texas State, will return to Texas State to perform a concert of music from his shows along side students from the musical theater program and Broadway veteran Kaitlin Hopkins (Bat Boy, Bare) at the Performing Arts Center on the campus of Texas State University on October 17th at 7:30pm. There will also be a silent auction in the lobby of signed Film, TV and Theatre Memorabilia including scripts, photos and posters. All proceeds from the concert will go to scholarships for students in the Department of Theatre and Dance. Tickets are available at www.txstatepresents.com. (more...)

2015 Wilde Awards Winners Announced!2015 Wilde Awards Winners Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

It was yet another Wilde night at West Bloomfield's Berman Center for the Performing Arts, as Michigan's professional theater community gathered for The 14th Annual Wilde Awards presented by EncoreMichigan.com. Established in 2002, The 2015 Wilde Awards honored the best productions, performances and technical accomplishments of the recently concluded 2014-15 season. (more...)

The Cosmopolitan Of Las Vegas Elevates Las Vegas Strip Cocktail Scene With Clique, A New Lounge Concept From Clique HospitalityThe Cosmopolitan Of Las Vegas Elevates Las Vegas Strip Cocktail Scene With Clique, A New Lounge Concept From Clique Hospitality
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas and newly-formed Clique Hospitality, founded by Andy Masi, have partnered to bring Clique, a new avant-garde lounge concept, to the resort this winter. (more...)

Company of Fools to Stage AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY This FallCompany of Fools to Stage AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

Company of Fools (COF) will present the critically acclaimed and award-winning play, AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tracy Letts for the second show of their 20th Season. Letts's jaw-dropping masterpiece opens September 30 and runs through October 17, 2015 at the Liberty Theatre in Hailey, Idaho. (more...)

FringeNYC 2015 Reveals Overall Excellence Award Winners!FringeNYC 2015 Reveals Overall Excellence Award Winners!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

 Winners of the 2014 FringeNYC Overall Excellence Awards were announced by festival Producing Artistic Director Elena K. Holy during a brief ceremony at Drom in New York. As selected by an independent panel of over 30 theater professionals, the winners are as follows: (more...)

Award-Winning Film A BRAVE HEART: THE LIZZIE VELASQUEZ STORY Comes to Theaters NationwideAward-Winning Film A BRAVE HEART: THE LIZZIE VELASQUEZ STORY Comes to Theaters Nationwide
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

Cinedigm (CIDM) will release “A BRAVE HEART: THE LIZZIE VELASQUEZ STORY” on Friday, September 25th in the following cities (more...)

Colony Theatre Company to Stage West Coast Premiere of THE BEST ENEMIES, Begin. 9/16Colony Theatre Company to Stage West Coast Premiere of THE BEST ENEMIES, Begin. 9/16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

The Colony Theatre is thrilled to present the second production of its 41st season, the West Coast Premiere of THE BEST OF ENEMIES by Mark St. Germain, directed by David Rose.  THE BEST OF ENEMIES will preview on Wednesday, September 16; Thursday, September 17; and Friday, September 18 at 8:00pm. It will open on Saturday, September 19 at 8:00pm and continue through Sunday, October 18. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes HAND TO GOD Tony Nominee Geneva CarrThe Theater People Podcast Welcomes HAND TO GOD Tony Nominee Geneva Carr
by Matt Tamanini - Aug 31, 2015

On Monday, August 31st, the Theater People podcast welcomes the Tony-nominated HAND TO GOD star Geneva Carr. In making her Broadway debut with HAND TO GOD, Carr gave one of last season's most critically acclaimed performances in the role of Margery, the protagonist's mother. (more...)

BWW Review:  Playmakers Presents 9 TO 5: THE MUSICALBWW Review: Playmakers Presents 9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL
by Heidi Scheuermann - Aug 30, 2015

Two things in the world that I think are just the coolest are 1) Dolly Parton and 2) being introduced to shows that I don't know anything about before the curtain comes up. Playmakers Theater in Covington combined these two really cool things that I love into one night of laughs when they presented 9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Stars of Porchlight Music Theatre's Newly Revised SIDE SHOWPhoto Flash: Meet the Stars of Porchlight Music Theatre's Newly Revised SIDE SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2015

Porchlight Music Theatre launches its 2015-16 season with SIDE SHOW, running September 11 - October 18, directed by Porchlight Music Theatre artistic director Michael Weber with music direction by Aaron Benham, choreography by Andrew Waters, music by Henry Krieger, and book & lyrics by Bill Russell, at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. Previews will run Friday, Sept. 11 at 8 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 12 at 8 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 13 at 2 p.m., and Monday, Sept. 14 7:30 p.m. The opening night is Friday, Sept. 18 at 8 p.m. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in costume below! (more...)

Arizona Theatre, Stray Cat to Present New Comedy SEX WITH STRANGERS This FallArizona Theatre, Stray Cat to Present New Comedy SEX WITH STRANGERS This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

Arizona Theatre Company, in a special collaboration with Stray Cat Theatre, will present Laura Eason's new comedy about the calculations people are making to find love or fame in an age of social media, brightly-lit phone screens and blogging. SEX WITH STRANGERS plays Sept. 24-Oct. 11 in Stage West at the Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe. (more...)

MAGGIE SMITH: A BIOGRAPHY Set for Release, 12/29MAGGIE SMITH: A BIOGRAPHY Set for Release, 12/29
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

MAGGIE SMITH: A BIOGRAPHY is set for release on December 29, 2015. (more...)

Film Society of Lincoln Center Announce 4th NYFF Critics Academy FinalistsFilm Society of Lincoln Center Announce 4th NYFF Critics Academy Finalists
by TV News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

The Film Society of Lincoln Center, Film Comment magazine and Indiewire announced the eight finalists for the fourth annual New York Film Festival (NYFF) Critics Academy (more...)

Handful of FringeNYC Shows Selected to Receive Additional PerformancesHandful of FringeNYC Shows Selected to Receive Additional Performances
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

The New York International Fringe Festival (FringeNYC) announces the productions selected for its newest program: FringeFAVE. On August 30th, one final performance slot in each of the 17 theaters hosting the festival has been given to the best-selling show in that venue. Tickets for all of these 'favorite' shows are now on sale at www.FringeNYC.org. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 8/26/2015 - KINKY BOOTS Hits 1,000, OCTOBER SKY Blasts Off and More!WAKE UP with BWW 8/26/2015 - KINKY BOOTS Hits 1,000, OCTOBER SKY Blasts Off and More!
by Jessica Khan - Aug 26, 2015

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: KINKY BOOTS marks 1,000 shows in style, OCTOBER SKY blasts off at The Marriott and more! (more...)

VIOLET's Emerson Steele to Lead A LITTLE PRINCESS at Theatrical Outfit This WinterVIOLET's Emerson Steele to Lead A LITTLE PRINCESS at Theatrical Outfit This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

Theatrical Outfit will present A LITTLE PRINCESS, running December 3 - 27, 2015 at The Balzer Theater at Herren's, starring Broadway actress and Atlanta native Emerson Steele. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at San Diego Rep's VIOLETPhoto Flash: First Look at San Diego Rep's VIOLET
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

San Diego REPertory Theatre (San Diego REP) presents 'Violet,' a modern fairy tale musical composed by 2015 Tony Award Winner Jeanine Tesori, based on 'The Ugliest Pilgrim' by Doris Betts. The winner of the Drama Critics' Circle Award for Best Musical, 'Violet' is a production filled with show-stopping anthems of the 1960's American south. Previews begin Aug. 20, 2015. Opening night is Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015 and runs through Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015 on the Lyceum Stage. (more...)

Photo Flash: Opening Night of Signature Theatre's THE FIX - Mark Evans, Christine Sherrill and More!Photo Flash: Opening Night of Signature Theatre's THE FIX - Mark Evans, Christine Sherrill and More!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

Signature Theatre presents THE FIX, directed by Signature Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Gigi, Follies, Million Dollar Quartet). Featuring a book by John Dempsey and music by Dana P. Rowe (the creators of Brother Russia and The Witches of Eastwick), the show quickly became a favorite among Signature's artistic team during its U.S. premiere at the Theatre in 1998, cementing a longstanding relationship with Dempsey and Rowe. Running in the MAX Theatre now through September 20, the inside-politics musical satire is the first production of Signature Theatre's 2015/2016 season. Check out a first look at the opening night shots below! (more...)

BWW Review: Signature Theatre's THE FIX Rocks DC!BWW Review: Signature Theatre's THE FIX Rocks DC!
by Benjamin Tomchik - Aug 24, 2015

The Fix has exactly what it takes to be a smashing production! Clever, dazzling and perfect for a Washington audience, The Fix is a must see at Signature. (more...)

Actors Co-op to Present Stephen Schwartz's THE BAKER'S WIFE, Opening 9/18Actors Co-op to Present Stephen Schwartz's THE BAKER'S WIFE, Opening 9/18
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

Actors Co-op (Ovation Award-Winner 2015 Best Intimate Theatre Musical for 110 in the Shade) is thrilled to announce the first show in its 2015-2016 season (and 24th year of producing theatrical excellence in Los Angeles!) with THE BAKER'S WIFE, book by Joseph Stein (Fiddler on the Roof, Zorba), music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, Godspell), musical direction by Jake Anthony, choreography by Julie Hall, produced by Kimi Walker and directed by Ovation Award-winner Richard Israel (110 in the Shade, Floyd Collins). THE BAKER'S WIFE will preview on Wednesday, September 16 and Thursday, September 17 at 8pm and will open on Friday, September 18 at 8pm and run through Sunday, October 25 at the Actors Co-op David Schall Theatre, 1760 N. Gower St. (on the campus of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood) in Hollywood. (more...)

A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM to Kick Off Season 16 at Stoneham TheatreA FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM to Kick Off Season 16 at Stoneham Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

Stoneham Theatre opens Season 16 with Stephen Sondheim's riotously funny Broadway musical hit A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM. Performances run from September 10 - October 4, 2015. (more...)

SIDE SHOW's Alice Ripley & Emily Skinner to Reunite in Provincetown, 9/1-2SIDE SHOW's Alice Ripley & Emily Skinner to Reunite in Provincetown, 9/1-2
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

 In 1998, Alice Ripley and Emily Skinner became the first actresses ever nominated together for a Best Actress Tony Award, for their performance as the conjoined twins Daisy and Violet Hilton in the original Broadway production of 'Side Show.' On September 1 & 2 at 7:00 PM, Mark Cortale will reunite the two heralded stars of that musical for his ground-breaking Broadway @ The Art House series in Provincetown, featuring SiriusXM Star Seth Rudetsky as pianist and host.  What differentiates this concert series from any other is the seamless mix of intimate, funny and revealing behind-the-scenes stories from Broadway's biggest stars and their stellar singing of musical theatre repertoire. For tickets and information visit www.ptownarthouse.com or call 800-838-3006. (more...)

Stuart Ambrose and Teri Bibb to Lead Rubicon Theatre's Concert Reading of THE SECRET GARDEN This WeekendStuart Ambrose and Teri Bibb to Lead Rubicon Theatre's Concert Reading of THE SECRET GARDEN This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

Rubicon's Broadway Musical Concert Series continues with three performances of a concert reading of THE SECRET GARDEN (based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett with Lyrics by Marsha Norman and Music by Lucy Simon. (more...)

Upcoming Auditions in Nashville 8/19/15Upcoming Auditions in Nashville 8/19/15
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 19, 2015

Directors and producers in the Nashville region are seeking actors for upcoming productions of Mary Poppins, Bat Boy, August: Osage County, First Baptist of Ivy Gap - and new productions from Actors Bridge Ensemble and Blackbird Theater. We've gathered the details together here to make your planning easier. So now you have no excuse! (more...)

Telly Leung to Release New Album 'Songs For You' This FallTelly Leung to Release New Album 'Songs For You' This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

YELLOW SOUND LABEL has announced the new album from TELLY LEUNG, star of this season's new Broadway musical Allegiance opposite George Takei and Lea Salonga. (more...)

BWW Recap: My Chemical Bromance on TEEN WOLFBWW Recap: My Chemical Bromance on TEEN WOLF
by Jennifer McHugh - Aug 18, 2015

Perigee is the closest point to the earth and it is in this stage that the moon appears larger. Syzygy is a conjunction or opposition, especially of the moon with the sun. So finally we understand… what Rona Lisa Peretti's winning word from the Third Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee meant. Used in a sentence? The Dread Doctors are really big on Perigee Syzygy. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Mark Evans and More in Signature Theatre's THE FIXPhoto Flash: First Look at Mark Evans and More in Signature Theatre's THE FIX
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

Signature Theatre presents THE FIX, directed by Signature Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Gigi, Follies, Million Dollar Quartet). Featuring a book by John Dempsey and music by Dana P. Rowe (the creators of Brother Russia and The Witches of Eastwick), the show quickly became a favorite among Signature's artistic team during its U.S. premiere at the Theatre in 1998, cementing a longstanding relationship with Dempsey and Rowe. Running in the MAX Theatre now through September 20, the inside-politics musical satire is the first production of Signature Theatre's 2015/2016 season. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW TV: Does He Have Your Vote? Watch Highlights from Signature Theatre's THE FIXBWW TV: Does He Have Your Vote? Watch Highlights from Signature Theatre's THE FIX
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 18, 2015

THE FIXSignature Theatre presents THE FIX, directed by Signature Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Gigi, Follies, Million Dollar Quartet). Featuring a book by John Dempsey and music by Dana P. Rowe (the creators of Brother Russia and The Witches of Eastwick), the show quickly became a favorite among Signature's artistic team during its U.S. premiere at the Theatre in 1998, cementing a longstanding relationship with Dempsey and Rowe. Running in the MAX Theatre now through September 20, the inside-politics musical satire is the first production of Signature Theatre's 2015/2016 season. Click below to watch highlights from the show! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sutton Foster and Seth Rudetsky 'Get a Kick' Out of Provincetown - Highlights from The Art House!STAGE TUBE: Sutton Foster and Seth Rudetsky 'Get a Kick' Out of Provincetown - Highlights from The Art House!
by Stage Tube - Aug 18, 2015

Tony winner and YOUNGER TV star Sutton Foster appeared with Broadway @ The Art House series host Seth Rudetsky in Provincetown, Mass., earlier this summer on July 3rd. Click below to watch highlights from the concert, including their performances of 'I Get A Kick Out Of You', 'Hey There', and 'A Cockeyed Optimist', plus clips from Sutton's discussions with Seth! (more...)

Matthew Broderick & Sarah Jessica Parker Perform Together in Provincetown TonightMatthew Broderick & Sarah Jessica Parker Perform Together in Provincetown Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

The Art House in Provincetown, MA recently announced that Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker will join his inaugural Broadway @ Town Hall series featuring SiriusXM radio's Seth Rudetsky as pianist and host for one night only tonight, August 17th. (more...)

Woman Storms Signature Theatre Stage in Search of Restroom During Performance of THE FIXWoman Storms Signature Theatre Stage in Search of Restroom During Performance of THE FIX
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Signature Theatre is currently staging the new political rock musical The Fix - and Saturday night's performance received a bit of an impromptu interruption. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Exclusive First Look at Highlights of Signature Theatre's THE FIXSTAGE TUBE: Exclusive First Look at Highlights of Signature Theatre's THE FIX
by Stage Tube - Aug 13, 2015

Signature Theatre presents The Fix, directed by Signature Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Gigi, Follies, Million Dollar Quartet). Featuring a book by John Dempseyand music by Dana P. Rowe (the creators of Brother Russia and The Witches of Eastwick), the show quickly became a favorite among Signature's artistic team during its U.S. premiere at the Theatre in 1998, cementing a longstanding relationship with Dempsey and Rowe. Running in the MAX Theatre now playing through September 20, the inside-politics musical satire is the first production of Signature Theatre's 2015/2016 season.  BroadwayWorld brings you an exclusive first look at highlights below! (more...)

Tony Sheldon and More Join World Premiere of AMELIE at Berkeley Rep; Full Cast Announced!Tony Sheldon and More Join World Premiere of AMELIE at Berkeley Rep; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

Berkeley Rep has announced the full company for its 2015-16 season opener Amelie, A New Musical, starring award-winning actress Samantha Barks. (more...)

Photo Flash: FringeNYC's 2015 Shows Ring the NASDAQ Closing BellPhoto Flash: FringeNYC's 2015 Shows Ring the NASDAQ Closing Bell
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

The New York International Fringe Festival (FringeNYC), the largest multi-arts festival in North America, kicks off its 19th Annual Festival tomorrow, August 14, running through August 30, 2015. This year, festival productions including SHAKE THE EARTH, ELEPHANTS AND OTHER WORLDLY DILEMMAS and THE GAP among other rang the NASDAQ closing bell today to commemorate the festival's August 14th opening. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - Porchlight to Present Chicago Premiere of Revised SIDE SHOWPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek - Porchlight to Present Chicago Premiere of Revised SIDE SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

Porchlight Music Theatre's first production of its 2015 - 2016 season will be Side Show, running September 11 - October 18, directed by Porchlight Music Theatre artistic director Michael Weber, music direction by Aaron Benham, choreography by Andrew Waters, music by Henry Krieger, book and lyrics by Bill Russell, at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the stars in costume! (more...)

MATILDA National Tour Heads to Houston in OctoberMATILDA National Tour Heads to Houston in October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

TIME Magazine's #1 Show of the Year, Matilda The Musical, is coming to Houston as part of Theatre Under The Stars' 2015/16 season. Produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Dodgers, the first national tour of Matilda The Musical will be coming to The Hobby Center for the Performing Arts October 6 - 18. (more...)

Matthew Broderick & Sarah Jessica Parker to Perform Together in ProvincetownMatthew Broderick & Sarah Jessica Parker to Perform Together in Provincetown
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

Mark Cortale, Producing Artistic Director of The Art House in Provincetown, MA recently announced that Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker will join his inaugural Broadway @ Town Hall series featuring SiriusXM radio's Seth Rudetsky as pianist and host for one night only on August 17th. Broderick and Parker will both sing and be part of an unforgettable evening that includes hilarious conversation and great songs. They have not appeared together on stage for nearly two decades since the Broadway revival of 'How To Succeed...' Parker actually began her career on Broadway in the title role of Annie and also starred in the Broadway musical 'Once Upon A Mattress.' Matthew Broderick is a two-time Tony Award winner for Neil Simon's 'Brighton Beach Memoirs' and for 'How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.' Sarah Jessica Parker won four Golden Globe Awards, three SAG Awards and two Emmy Awards as Carrie Bradshaw on the long-running HBO series 'Sex and the City'. The couple will be appearing for one night only in Provincetown on August 17th at 6:00 PM and 8:30 PM. The Broadway @ Town Hall concert series will benefit the Tyler Clementi Foundation. For Tickets visit www.ptownarthouse.com or call 800-838-3006. (more...)

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