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Photo Flash: First Look at Kevin McAllister, Tracy Lynn Oliver, Nova Y. Payton, Jonathan Atkinson and More in RAGTIME at Ford's TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at Kevin McAllister, Tracy Lynn Oliver, Nova Y. Payton, Jonathan Atkinson and More in RAGTIME at Ford's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Ford's Theatre Society presents the musical Ragtime directed by Peter Flynn, choreographed by Michael Bobbitt and with Music Direction by Christopher Youstra. Ragtime is currently playing thru May 20, 2017, at historic Ford's Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Kevin McAllister and Jonathan Atkinson in RAGTIME at Ford's TheatrePhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at Kevin McAllister and Jonathan Atkinson in RAGTIME at Ford's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Ford's Theatre Society presents the musical Ragtime directed by Peter Flynn, choreographed by Michael Bobbitt and with Music Direction by Christopher Youstra. Ragtime plays March 10 to May 20, 2017, at historic Ford's Theatre.  BroadwayWorld brings you a sneak peek below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Passionate Play 33 VARIATIONS Takes Off in LAPhoto Flash: Passionate Play 33 VARIATIONS Takes Off in LA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2017

Actors Co-op (Ovation Award-Winner 2014 Best Intimate Theatre Musical for 110 in the Shade) presents the third show in its celebratory 25th Silver Anniversary season with the Los Angeles intimate theatre premiere of 33 VARIATIONS by Moisés Kaufman, choreography by Michelle Parrish and directed by Thomas James O'Leary (Next to Normal).  33 VARIATIONS will preview on Thursday, February 9 at 8pm and will open on Friday, February 10 at 8pm and run through Sunday, March 19 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...)

BWW Exclusive: TAILS OF BROADWAY- Megan Sikora & Barrett Martin Hang with Harry HoudiniBWW Exclusive: TAILS OF BROADWAY- Megan Sikora & Barrett Martin Hang with Harry Houdini
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

In this edition, meet Broadway couple Megan Sikora and Barrett Martin's playful new addition to the family! (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE ILLUSIONISTS: TURN OF THE CENTURY returns to Broadway- Meet the Cast!Photo Coverage: THE ILLUSIONISTS: TURN OF THE CENTURY returns to Broadway- Meet the Cast!
by Walter McBride - Nov 30, 2016

The Illusionists - Turn Of The Century returns to Broadway for the third consecutive holiday season with a new show designed to transport audiences back to the golden age of magic. (more...)

BWW Review:  RAGTIME Celebrates the Search for Freedom and Equality at the Turn of the 20th CenturyBWW Review: RAGTIME Celebrates the Search for Freedom and Equality at the Turn of the 20th Century
by Shari Barrett - Nov 17, 2016

RAGTIME: The Musical, currently being presented brilliantly by Actors' Repertory Theatre of Simi at the Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center through December 4, 2016, is set in the volatile melting pot of turn-of-the-century New York. Based on the classic E. L. Doctorow novel, featuring a Tony Award-winning book by Terrence McNally, RAGTIME weaves together three distinctly American tales -- that of a stifled suburban mother represented by Mother, the matriarch of a white upper-class family in New Rochelle, New York; Tateh, an inventive Jewish immigrant from Latvia; and Coalhouse Walker Jr., a daring young Harlem musician - all united by their courage, compassion and belief in the promise of the future in America at the turn of the 20th Century. (more...)

Photo Flash: Charing Cross Theatre's RAGTIME Opens in LondonPhoto Flash: Charing Cross Theatre's RAGTIME Opens in London
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Following the critically acclaimed, sell out production of Titanic, Thom Sutherland, Artistic Director of the Charing Cross Theatre directs a new production of Ragtime, playing for a strictly limited season.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Curtain Call's RAGTIMEPhoto Flash: First Look at Curtain Call's RAGTIME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

Ragtime is an epic musical that characterizes the changing times in America at the turn of the last century. Curtain Call's production will continue in The Kweskin Theatre through October 22 at the Sterling Farms Theatre Complex, 1349 Newfield Avenue, Stamford. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Goodspeed's BYE, BYE BIRDIE, Opening 6/24Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Goodspeed's BYE, BYE BIRDIE, Opening 6/24
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2016

The exuberant cast of BYE BYE BIRDIE will 'spread sunshine all over the place' in this summertime sensation directed by Jenn Thompson. Ms. Thompson's new take on this youthful classic includes two new songs, 'BYE BYE BIRDIE' from the 1963 film and 'A Mother Doesn't Matter Anymore' from the 1995 television presentation along with crisp new dance arrangements by accomplished composer of Broadway, film and television David Krane.  Check out a sneak peek below! (more...)

Photo Flash: GORGONZLA Sweeps Sound Bites 3.0 Festival at Hurley's After-PartyPhoto Flash: GORGONZLA Sweeps Sound Bites 3.0 Festival at Hurley's After-Party
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

Last night, January 18th, 2016, Theatre Now New York presented its 3nd Annual festival of new musicals, Sound Bites 3.0 (sponsored by Music Theatre International and Disney Theatrical Productions) to a sold-out house at the 47th Street Theatre. An after-party, sponsored by MTI, was held after at Hurley's Saloon where awards were given. Sound Bites showcases ten 10-minute musicals or musical excerpts in one evening. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - Broadway's THE ILLUSIONISTS Appear in NBC SpecialPhoto Flash: First Look - Broadway's THE ILLUSIONISTS Appear in NBC Special
by TV News Desk - Dec 2, 2015

One of the hottest shows on Broadway is making its way to TV as THE ILLUSIONISTS bring their unique brand of magic with a one-hour special scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 9 at 10 p.m. on NBC. (more...)

FIRST LOOK: THE GAME'S AFOOT or HOLMES FOR THE HOLIDAYS at Theatre Palisades; Opens 11/6FIRST LOOK: THE GAME'S AFOOT or HOLMES FOR THE HOLIDAYS at Theatre Palisades; Opens 11/6
by Shari Barrett - Oct 9, 2015

Theatre Palisades presents the first Los Angeles production of "The Game's Afoot or Holmes For The Holidays" by Ken Ludwig, opening Friday, November 6, 2015 and running until Sunday, December 13, 2015 at the Pierson Playhouse, located at 941 Temescal Canyon Road in Pacific Palisades, CA 90272. Directed by Gene Franklin Smith, "The Game's Afoot" is the winner of the Mystery Writers of America's 2012 Edgar Award for Best Play. Nona Hale and Pat Perkins produce for Theatre Palisades by permission from Samuel French. Featured in the cast (in alphabetical order) are Gail Bernardi, Matthew Godfrey, Nicole Knudsen, James Lujan, John Mawson, Maria Pavone, Maggie Peach, and Andi Wagner. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at SCERA's TRICKS & TREATS with Magician Timothy RiggsPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at SCERA's TRICKS & TREATS with Magician Timothy Riggs
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2015

It's the season for tricks and treats, and the SCERA Center for the Arts will have both when Utah's own professional comedy magician Timothy Riggs is back for his popular annual show on Thursday, October 29 at 7:00 p.m. Scroll down for a sneak peek at his show! (more...)


by Iris Moebius - Sep 21, 2015

RAGTIME zahlt mit seinen bittersu?ßen Geschichten aus dem New Yorker Leben, den vielen historischen Figuren - von Henry Ford bis Harry Houdini - und seinem unwiderstehlichen musikalischen Charme zu den ganz großen Broadway-Musicals. Der Erfolg 1998 in New York war immens und bescherte Komponist Stephen Flaherty und Buchautor Terrence McNally jeweils eine der begehrten Tony-Awards. Nach weiteren Erfolgen in London, Washington und abermals am Broadway erreicht RAGTIME nun am Staatstheater Braunschweig endlich auch das europaische Festland. Am vergangenen Freitag war Premiere, und das Publikum zeigte sich begeistert von diesem historischen, sozialkritischen Musical, und belohnte die Auffuhrung mit einer Standing Ovation. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Colleen Fee and Britt-Marie Sivertsen in Revised SIDE SHOW at Porchlight Music TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at Colleen Fee and Britt-Marie Sivertsen in Revised SIDE SHOW at Porchlight Music Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2015

Porchlight Music Theatre presents the first production in its 2015 - 2016 season, SIDE SHOW, directed by Porchlight 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. The show has been extended through Sunday, Oct. 25. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (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...)

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...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - Circle Players To Heat It Up With PICNICPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek - Circle Players To Heat It Up With PICNIC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2015

In its 65th season, Middle Tennessee's oldest community theater company presents a challenging new revival of playwright William Inge's 1953 Pulitzer Prize-winning play about repressed desires and haunting recriminations: Picnic. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast! (more...)

BWW Reviews: RAGTIME at Actors' PlayhouseBWW Reviews: RAGTIME at Actors' Playhouse
by Roger Martin - Feb 16, 2015

You want spectacular? You want scintillating? You want all the music, humor, gossip and angst of the early years in America's 20th century? Then, by golly, you want RAGTIME, now looming large at Actors' Playhouse. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at NW Children's Theater's SHERLOCK HOLMES World PremierePhoto Flash: First Look at NW Children's Theater's SHERLOCK HOLMES World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2014

NWCT's 22nd Season of Plays opens with this energetic reboot featuring "the world's most famous detective." Recast as a young boarding school student, Sherlock Holmes (Andrew Fridae) quickly makes his mark on the Criterion Academy. Here he must befriend Watson (Mitchell Lenneville), navigate the twists and turns of school politics, and crack the case all while struggling to stay on the right side of the Headmaster (longtime NWCT performer and local comedian Kevin-Michael Moore). This world premiere adaptation is written by local playwright Jeff Sanders, who previously collaborated with NWCT on The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and The Swiss Family Robinson. Check out production photos below! (more...)