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Photo Coverage: West Coast Debut Of ADAM PASCAL AND ANTHONY RAPP: ACOUSTICALLY SPEAKINGPhoto Coverage: West Coast Debut Of ADAM PASCAL AND ANTHONY RAPP: ACOUSTICALLY SPEAKING
by Lily Lim - Oct 26, 2016

Chris Isaacson Presents has announced the West Coast debut of Adam Pascal and Anthony Rapp: Acoustically Speaking ? Celebrating 20 Years of Friendship for two shows only on Tuesday, October 25 and Wednesday, October 26 at 8:30pm at the Catalina Bar & Grill in Hollywood. Acoustically Speaking is a new show featuring two Broadway favorites coming together to celebrate music, memories, and their 20-year friendship. (more...)

Photo Flash: Porchlight Revisits THE RINK Opening TonightPhoto Flash: Porchlight Revisits THE RINK Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

Porchlight Music Theatre (PMT) and Artistic Director Michael Weber are proud to announce the initial production in the fourth season of Chicago's "lost" musicals in staged concert series, Porchlight Revisits The Rink, starring Hollis Resnik and Christine Mild, music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb and book by Terrence McNally, with direction and choreography by PMT Artistic Associate Christopher Pazdernik and musical direction by Ryan Brewster. (more...)

Photo Flash: Lin-Manuel Miranda Visits Chicago's Hubbard Street Dance CenterPhoto Flash: Lin-Manuel Miranda Visits Chicago's Hubbard Street Dance Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

On Monday, September 26, 2016, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago was honored to welcome Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator and original star ofHamilton: An American Musical, to its West Loop facility, the Hubbard Street Dance Center, located at 1147 West Jackson Boulevard. More than 160 invited guests included students and families participating in Hubbard Street's Youth Dance Programs; members of Hubbard Street's Junior Ensemble, Hubbard Street 2 and the artists of its world-renowned main company; staff members and special guests; individual and foundation supporters of its Education Programs; and Season 38 Spotlight Ball attendees who made donations at the organization's annual gala. (more...)

Photo Flash: Northlight Theatre Opens 2016-17 Season with CITY OF CONVERSATIONPhoto Flash: Northlight Theatre Opens 2016-17 Season with CITY OF CONVERSATION
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents the Midwest Premiere of The City of Conversation, opening Northlight's 42nd Season.  The City of Conversation by Anthony Giardina and directed by Marti Lyons, runs September 15 - October 23, 2016 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie. The press opening is scheduled for Friday, September 23 at 8 pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: DISNEY'S QUEEN OF KATWE Makes World Premiere at Toronto Film FestivalPhoto Flash: DISNEY'S QUEEN OF KATWE Makes World Premiere at Toronto Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Disney's QUEEN OF KATWE  received its world premiere at Roy Thompson Hall last night as part of the 2016 Toronto Film Festival, where the cast, filmmakers and real life stars received a standing ovation. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Michael McCorry Rose and More in CHESS IN CONCERT at The Barn Stage CompanyPhoto Flash: First Look at Michael McCorry Rose and More in CHESS IN CONCERT at The Barn Stage Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

Presented by The Barn Stage Company, in association with Temecula Presents, an all-star production of Benny Anderson and Bjorn Ulvaeus' Chess in Concert takes the Old Town Temecula stage for four nights only! BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Check Out Photos & New TV Spots for Disney's Upcoming QUEEN OF KATWECheck Out Photos & New TV Spots for Disney's Upcoming QUEEN OF KATWE
by Movies News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

Disney has released photos of Phiona Mutesi and her coach Robert Katende with the mirror images of the actors who play them on screen, Madina Nalwanga and David Oyelowo in the new movie QUEEN OF KATWE (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway All-Stars Prep for Tonight's Performance on NBC's MAYA & MARTYPhoto Flash: Broadway All-Stars Prep for Tonight's Performance on NBC's MAYA & MARTY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016

Broadway's top musical artists will appear on tonight's telecast of 'Maya & Marty' on NBC to perform 'What the World Needs Now Is Love,' an updated version of the classic Burt Bacharach/Hal David song that is helping to support the devastated LGBT community of Orlando, Fla. NBC has just released a first look at the group together - check it out below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of Porchlight's CHESSPhoto Flash: Inside Opening Night of Porchlight's CHESS
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

Porchlight Music Theatre and Artistic Director Michael Weber are proud to announce the final production in the third smash season of Chicago's 'lost' musicals in staged concert series, Porchlight Revisits Chess, music by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus, lyrics by Tim Rice and Bjorn Ulvaeus and book by Tim Rice, with direction by Porchlight Artistic Director Michael Weber, choreography by Porchlight Artistic Associate Brenda Didier and music direction by Jimmy Morehead. Porchlight Revisits Chess is presented for three-nights-only Tuesday, May 3 through Thursday, May 5 at 7:15 p.m. and is performed on the set of Porchlight's Dreamgirls (previews begin April 8) on nights when there are no performances at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. Tickets for Chess are $30 in advance and $35 at the door the night of the performance. All tickets include access to the popular pre-performance event, Behind the Show Backstory, a multi-media presentation, created and hosted by Weber, that discusses that evening's production including the show's creative history, juicy backstage gossip and more. Single tickets to Chess are available at porchlightmusictheatre.org or by calling the Stage 773 box office, 773.327.5252. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Porchlight Revisits CHESS, Opening TonightPhoto Flash: First Look at Porchlight Revisits CHESS, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Porchlight Music Theatre and Artistic Director Michael Weber present the final production in the third smash season of Chicago's 'lost' musicals in staged concert series, PORCHLIGHT REVISITS Chess, music by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus, lyrics by Tim Rice and Bjorn Ulvaeus and book by Tim Rice, with direction by Porchlight Artistic Director Michael Weber, choreography by Porchlight Artistic Associate Brenda Didier and music direction by Jimmy Morehead. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below! (more...)

BWW Interview: THE SOUND OF MUSIC's Jacqui Dark Discusses Science, Singing And Some Incredible MentorsBWW Interview: THE SOUND OF MUSIC's Jacqui Dark Discusses Science, Singing And Some Incredible Mentors
by Jade Kops - Apr 24, 2016

BroadwayWorld Sydney had the pleasure of an interview with Jacqueline Dark, currently touring Australia with THE SOUND OF MUSIC as Mother Abbess. (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway Dreams Foundation Travels to RussiaPhoto Flash: Broadway Dreams Foundation Travels to Russia
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

The Broadway Dreams Foundation (BDF) is bringing its unique brand of Broadway master class intensives to Russia, marking the first time in the country's history that Broadway professionals will offer programming of this kind. The renowned non-profit performing arts education organization is traveling a team of Broadway professionals to Moscow to offer a 10-day program for 60 professional and aspiring Russian performers, now through tomorrow, April 19, 2016. Scroll down for photos from the program! (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside the Drama Book Shop Benefit at Feinstein's/54 Below with Penny Fuller, The Skivvies & More!Photo Flash: Inside the Drama Book Shop Benefit at Feinstein's/54 Below with Penny Fuller, The Skivvies & More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

Over the weekend, stars of stage and shop employees gathered for a night of stories and songs to celebrate and benefit the legendary Drama Book Shop at Feinstein's/54 Below. Check out photos from the night below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at KISS ME, KATE at Maltz Jupiter TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at KISS ME, KATE at Maltz Jupiter Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2016

What do you get when you combine Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew with Cole Porter's music and lyrics? A musical that is just too darn hot! Follow the backstage story of feuding couples, raging egos, gamblers and gangsters in the beloved Tony Award-winning musical KISS ME, KATE, onstage now through March 27 at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre. Celebrate the joys, madness and rewards of working in the theater -- both onstage and off. Brush up your Shakespeare and don't miss this witty and delightful musical. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Alexandra Burke, Starring in SISTER ACT Tour, Opening at Curve, July 30Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Alexandra Burke, Starring in SISTER ACT Tour, Opening at Curve, July 30
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

Jamie Wilson is delighted to announce that Alexandra Burke will star as 'Deloris Van Cartier' in the national tour of Curve's all new production of the hit musical comedy SISTER ACT, directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood with musical supervision and arrangements by Tony award-winning Sarah Travis. SISTER ACT will open at Curve on Saturday 30 July 2016. Tour schedule below with further dates and full casting to be announced shortly. Check out a sneak peek below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Antic Disposition's A CHRISTMAS CAROLPhoto Flash: First Look at Antic Disposition's A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2015

Atmospheric production photos released for award-wining Antic Disposition's 10th anniversary production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL - opening tonight in Middle Temple Hall - starring David Burt as Scrooge and David Hunter as Bob Cratchit. (more...)

Photo Coverage: First look at Evolution Theatre's ZANNA DON'TPhoto Coverage: First look at Evolution Theatre's ZANNA DON'T
by Jerri Shafer - Nov 11, 2015

Welcome to Heartsville High, set in a world where everyone is gaywell, almost everyone. The big man on campus is the Chess champion and the captain of the football team is made cool by being cast as the lead in the school musical. The students write a controversial show called 'Don't ask, Don't tell' about straight people in the military, which becomes the catalyst for a young man and woman to fall in love. Enter Zanna, a magical, musical fairy who, with a wave of his wand, brings true love to one and all. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Winners of EMBRACING OUR DIFFERENCES Usdan Student Exhibit on Long IslandPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at Winners of EMBRACING OUR DIFFERENCES Usdan Student Exhibit on Long Island
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2015

Sixteen visual arts students from Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts have been selected as prizewinners in the 2015 Embracing Our Differences competition, sponsored by the Suffolk Center on the Holocaust, Diversity and Human Understanding, Inc.   The winning works will be exhibited from October 28 to November 8 at the South Ocean Middle School, 225 South Ocean Avenue in Patchogue, Long Island.  (more...)

BWW Review: CHESS Proved to be a Very Incomprehensible MatchBWW Review: CHESS Proved to be a Very Incomprehensible Match
by Shari Barrett - Oct 21, 2015

Jonas Sills, Director/Producer of the show, played one the leads, Russian Chess player Anatoly Sills is a fabulous singer and his stage presence outshined most of the other performers. His aim was 'to bring this production back to its roots with a simple, but carefully planned fully staged production that aims to focus on the beauty of the music and the images Chess, the game, can invoke.' Besides Sills, the other terrific singer/performer in the show was Bob Cory as Molokov, the Russian player's coach and confidant. His physical presence and complete understanding of what it takes to bring a character to life onstage, was a highlight of the show. (more...)

Premierenreport: Theater Chemnitz wird mit CHESS politisch und rockig zugleichPremierenreport: Theater Chemnitz wird mit CHESS politisch und rockig zugleich
by Iris Moebius - Oct 13, 2015

Am Broadway gescheitert, aber wegen seines unvergleichlichen Scores doch immer wieder irgendwo erfolgreich zur Auffuhrung gebracht. Jetzt hat sich auch das Theater Chemnitz an dieses nicht ganz einfache Musical Chess aus der Feder von ABBA's Benny Andersson und Bjorn Ulvaeus in Kooperation mit Tim Rice gewagt, und das mit Erfolg. Die Premiere am vergangenen Samstag wurde von Publikum und Presse gleichsam gefeiert: (more...)