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Photo Flash: First Look at Monique Gaffney, Christopher Salazar and More in Globe for All's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2015

The Old Globe's GLOBE FOR ALL returns to bring free professional Shakespeare directly to diverse, multigenerational audiences in underserved communities around San Diego County. This second year of GLOBE FOR ALL follows a highly successful inaugural production in 2014. One of the Bard's most charming comedies, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, is directed by renowned Shakespearean Rob Melrose, Artistic Director of San Francisco's Cutting Ball Theater, who makes his Globe debut. He directs a cast of local professional actors, including recent graduates of the Old Globe/University of San Diego Graduate Theatre Program. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

by Jennifer Broski - Nov 17, 2015

Just last night, the York Theatre Company honored Broadway and Hollywood legend Angela Lansbury with the 2015 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre. The evening's entertainment was directed by Kurt Stammc(York's Closer Than Ever; Our Sinatra), with music direction by Andrew Gerle (York's Closer Than Ever). (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of San Diego Rep's OUTSIDE MULLINGAR
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2015

San Diego Repertory Theatre presents OUTSIDE MULLINGAR by John Patrick Shanley, the Fourth production of its 40th Anniversary Season. REP Associate Artistic Director Todd Salovey directs his first production of the season, tackling Pulitzer, Tony and Oscar-winner Shanley's not-so-average romantic comedy set in Ireland. The show's run begins Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016 and runs through Valentine's Day on Feb. 14, 2016 with an opening night on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016 at 7 p.m. in the Lyceum Space Theatre at San Diego REP. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast below! (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for Young Jean Lee's STRAIGHT WHITE MEN at the Douglas
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2015

STRAIGHT WHITE MEN written and directed by Young Jean Lee, opens this Sunday, November 22 at 6:30 p.m. at the Center Theatre Group/Kirk Douglas Theatre. The West Coast premiere of the production, presented in collaboration with Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA, will have two previews on Friday, November 20 and Saturday, November 21 at 8 p.m. and will run through December 20, 2015. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Douglas Ladnier and More Disney Alumni Reunite for CHRISTMAS WONDERLAND
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2015

Broadway and Disney veteran Douglas Ladnier will be reunited with other Disney Royalty as the stars of the Aladdin show, Jonah Ho'okano and Mark Gagliardi join the Christmas Wonderland cast from Disneyland where they starred as Jafar, Aladdin and Genie. (more...)

Photo Flash: Scale the Walls! Three New Posters for THE DIVERGENT SERIES: ALLEGIANT
by Movies News Desk - Nov 13, 2015

The third installment of the widely popular DIVERGENT series is coming this spring. See them fight for survival in the world beyond the wall, and uncover secrets that will change their lives forever when the action-packed film ALLEGIANT hits theaters on March 18, 2016. Check out three new posters for THE DIVERGENT SERIES: ALLEGIANT below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - Tony Winner Bryan Cranston to Visit Bravo's INSIDE THE ACTORS STUDIO
by TV News Desk - Nov 13, 2015

Bravo Media's Emmy Award-winning INSIDE THE ACTORS STUDIO hosted by James Lipton, will welcome critically acclaimed thespian Bryan Cranston to the stage on Wednesday, November 25 at 8pm ET/PT. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2015

Musical Theatre Factory in association with The Chelsea Symphony presented a gala concert event 'Get Yourself Some New Orchestrations,' the launch of an exciting new series which pairs emergent musical theatre writers with Broadway orchestrators to commission stunning new orchestrations of their shows. 'New Orchestrations,' took place at Merkin Concert Hall (129 W 67th St) on Monday, November 9, 2015 at 8PM. BroadwayWorld has photos from the red carpet below! (more...)

Kent State's Musical Theater Program Joins Musical Theater Project for ZORBA!
by Roy Berko - Nov 12, 2015

'I believe in grabbing at life.' 'Every minute is a new minute.' Thus states Zorba, the lead character in ZORBA!, a musical that 'captures of the spirit of Greece and celebrates a people who embrace love, life and death with equal passion.' (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of PROSPECT HIGH: BROOKLYN at Syracuse High School
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2015

Roundabout Theatre Company have announced that Corcoran High School in Syracuse, NY will present the regional premiere of PROSPECT HIGH: BROOKLYN. Written by Daniel Robert Sullivan and a team of New York City teenagers, PROSPECT HIGH: BROOKLYN was developed in partnership with Education at Roundabout and the Fox Foundation Resident Actor Fellowships. The play will have its world premiere in 22 high school productions across the country through May 2016. Corcoran will present the play on November 13th and 14th at 7:00 PM in their auditorium at 919 Glenwood Ave, Syracuse, NY 13207. The Corcoran production will be helmed by teacher and director, Greg J. Hipius. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast! (more...)

BWW Review: THE FROGS Leaps Into a Classic Battle to Prove Who is Best in His Art
by Shari Barrett - Nov 11, 2015

Rivers and Sanders make a great team, bouncing bawdy one-liners off each other with fluid ease throughout the first act. There is lots of slapstick humor, ranging from the famous "walk this way" physical gag to several modern references that kept the audience entertained and laughing. There are moments of true hilarity in the production, especially the tango seduction dance performed by Sanders and Markus Cummings. That scene alone is worth the price of admission! (more...)

Photo Flash: See SPRING AWAKENING, TREVOR, 'CHAVEZ RAVINE' and More Win Big at LA STAGE Alliance's 2015 Ovation Awards
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

The 2015 LA STAGE Alliance Ovation Awards, celebrating theatrical excellence and achievement during the past 12 months, were presented on Monday, November 9 at the Ahmanson Theatre at The Music Center. Among the many winners were the stars and creative team of Deaf West's SPRING AWAKENING, now on Broadway. Scroll down for photos from the arrivals, ceremony and after-party! (more...)

BWW Review: Studio Completes The Apple Family Cycle with the Poignant SORRY and Exquisite REGULAR SINGING
by Benjamin Tomchik - Nov 10, 2015

The Apple Family has triumphantly returned to Studio, where the final two installments of the cycle are being staged in repertory with the poignant Sorry and exquisite Regular Singing. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Theatre School at DePaul Honors GOTTA DANCE Star Andre De Shields in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

In Chicago last night (November 9), two-time Tony Award nominee and Emmy Award winner Andre De Shields was honored by The Theatre School at DePaul University with the 2015 Award for Excellence in the Arts. The 27th Annual Awards for Excellence in the Arts Gala, which also honored Broadway In Chicago President Lou Raizin and Theatre School alumna Karen Aldridge, was held in the Atlantic Ballroom of the Radisson Blue Aqua Hotel. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Kitchen Theatre Company's WINTER TALES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

FitzandStartz Productions launches its inaugural season in November 2016 with an original musical for all ages. Winter Tales features book & lyrics by Rachel Lampert and music by Lesley Greene, the founders of the new company. Winter Tales runs for Four performances only: Saturday, November 14 at 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM, and Saturday, November 21 at 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM. All performances will be held at Kitchen Theatre Company. BroadwayWorld has a peek at the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Lee Roy Reams in Gender-Bending HELLO, DOLLY!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

Lee Roy Reams is making history in Boca Raton. This is the first time in the U.S. that the title role in HELLO, DOLLY! is being played by a man. The Broadway veteran, who will also direct the show, is joined by an all-star cast, including multiple Tony nominee Lewis J. Stadlen, James Clow and Susan Powell. (more...)

BWW Review: WOMEN WITHOUT WALLS Takes Four Incredible Actresses to Their Final Destination
by Shari Barrett - Nov 9, 2015

WOMEN w/o WALLS is based on the myth of Charon the ferryman on the River Styx, inspired by Dante's Inferno and Sartre's No Exit. It is an exploration of the fine line between life and death, decision and non-decision, and the intense human experience of connection. While there is no doubt from the moment you meet the Four characters that they are on a trip to their final destination, each must find a way to fulfill her destiny before the train reaches its destination. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2015

The Fountain Theatrecontinues its 15-year relationship with master playwright Athol Fugard, presenting the West Coast premiere of his newest play. Directed by Simon Levy, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek opens on November 7 at the Fountain Theatre in Hollywood. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Melissa Manchester Brings I HAPPEN TO LIKE NEW YORK to Feinstein's/54 Below
by Stephen Sorokoff - Nov 7, 2015

After a triumphant debut at Feinstein's/54 Below last March, Melissa Manchester has returned with a brand new show, and Broadwayworld was on the scene to capture the evening. Check out photos below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at A CHRISTMAS STORY - THE MUSICAL at the Paramount
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2015

Families, set your holiday entertainment dials for excitement, because Chicago musical theater powerhouse, the Paramount Theatre in Aurora, is turning one of the most iconic holiday movies ever made into a larger-than-life musical blockbuster, November 25-January 3. Director Nick Bowling will make his Paramount debut with A CHRISTMAS STORY - THE MUSICAL, everyone's favorite holiday comedy about little Ralphie and his quest for a Red Ryder BB gun. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast below! (more...)


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