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Shaftesbury Theatre (London, )
Holborn end of Shaftesbury Avenue
London,

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Monday through Saturday at 7:30pm
Thursday and Saturday at 3pm

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Photo Coverage: Primary Stages' Celebrates Shaiman and Wittman at 2015 Gala!
by Walter McBride - Nov 17, 2015

The Primary Stages' 2015 Gala took place tonight, November 16, 2015 at 583 Park Avenue. The event celebrated the company and honored Tony and Grammy-winning composer and lyricists Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jeff McCarthy, Kyle Coffman and More Celebrate OLIVER! Opening at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2015

Molly Smith directs her 30th production as Artistic Director of Arena Stage with a gritty and relevant take on the Tony Award-winning musical OLIVER!, blending the chaotic worlds of 19th-century Victorian London with 2015 London. OLIVER! runs now through January 3, 2016 in the Fichandler Stage at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside the Rehearsal Room for ONCE UPON A MATTRESS- with Jackie Hoffman & More!
by Walter McBride - Nov 13, 2015

Transport Group will soon present Once Upon a Mattress, starring Jackie Hoffman (On the Town, Difficult People, Hairspray) as Princess Winnifred and John 'Lypsinka'Epperson (Lypsinka's The Boxed Set, The Passion of the Crawford) as Queen Aggravain. The production, which is directed by five-time Drama Desk Award nominee Jack Cummings III, features Jessica Fontana (Cinderella) as Lady Larken, David Greenspan (The Patsy) as The King,Hunter Ryan Herdlicka (A Little Night Music) as The Minstrel, Cory Lingner (On the Town) as The Jester, Zak Resnick (Piece of My Heart) as Sir Harry, Jay Rogers (Howard Crabtree's When Pigs Fly) as The Wizard, and Jason SweetTooth Williams (Things to Ruin) as Prince Dauntless, with Vivienne Cleary, Richard Costa, Michael De Souza,Tim Dolan, Jack Donahue,Amy Griffin, Sarah Killough, Kristen Michelle, Ali Reed,and Doug Shapiro. BroadwayWorld is taking you inside rehearsals for a special sneak peek below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look- New GREASE: LIVE Poster Released!
by Sally Henry - Nov 13, 2015

Finally, a visual for GREASE: LIVE! Is it January 31st yet? (more...)

Exclusive Photo Coverage: Inside ON YOUR FEET's Gypsy Robe Ceremony!
by Walter McBride - Nov 9, 2015

ON YOUR FEET!, the new Broadway musical based on the life story of seven-time GRAMMY winning international superstar Gloria Estefan and her husband, nineteen-time GRAMMY winning producer-musician-entrepreneur Emilio Estefan, opened on Broadway Thursday night, November 5, 2015 at the Marquis Theatre. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the whole evening, starting with the sacred Gypsy Robe ceremony. Below, check out photos of gypsy robe recipient Nina Lafarga with the company! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Opening Night of the London Premiere of ELF
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2015

The full cast for the London premiere of the smash hit musical ELF has been announced.  The company is led by Ben Forster as Buddy, Kimberley Walsh as Jovie, Joe McGann as Walter Hobbs and Jessica Martin as Emily Hobbs, with Jennie Dale as Deb, Mark McKerracher as Santa and Graham Lappin as Store Manager.  Also in the cast are Katie Bradley, Charlie Bull, Nicola Coates, Alex Fobbester, Anton Fosh, Charlotte Gale, Francis Haugen, Matt Holland, Tash Holway, Paul Hutton, Mark Iles, Ceili O'Connor, Debbie Paul, Joanna Rennie, Barnaby Thompson and Ed White.  Harry Collett, Ilan Galkoff, Noah Key and Ewan Rutherford will alternate the role of Michael.  BroadwayWorld has a first look at the opening night below! (more...)

Photo Flash: THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND opens tomorrow night at the Riverdale YM-YWHA
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND draws from the first quarter-century of the Kander & Ebb catalog. Over two dozen love songs, torch songs, and hilarious comic numbers swirl together to create a living tapestry in celebration of two titans of the American Musical Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE WIZARD OF OZ at Children's Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

Children's Theatre Company (CTC) is proud to present the extraordinary classic musical, THE WIZARD OF OZ, now through January 10, 2016 on the UnitedHealth Group Stage. Extended by one week due to popular demand, audiences can expect all the splendor, magic, and excitement of the classic story beautifully captured in this production starring CTC Acting Company member Traci Allen Shannon as Dorothy. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Estefans x2! ON YOUR FEET! Company Celebrates Opening Night!
by Walter McBride - Nov 6, 2015

ON YOUR FEET!, the new Broadway musical based on the life story of seven-time GRAMMY winning international superstar Gloria Estefan and her husband, nineteen-time GRAMMY winning producer-musician-entrepreneur Emilio Estefan, opened on Broadway last night, November 5, 2015 at the Marquis Theatre. BroadwayWorld was on there for the full night of festivities and you can check out photos from the after party below! (more...)

Hot Photos: Dance Your Way Through the Curtain Call at ON YOUR FEET!'s Opening Night!
by Walter McBride - Nov 6, 2015

Get ON YOUR FEET!! BroadwayWorld was in the house last night as the new Broadway musical based on the life story of seven-time GRAMMY winning international superstar Gloria Estefan and her husband, nineteen-time GRAMMY winning producer-musician-entrepreneur Emilio Estefan, opened on Broadway. Check out the curtain call below featuring the show's cast, and creative team! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Bridget Everett, Joey Arias & More Perform at La MaMa's Annual Fall Gala
by Walter McBride - Nov 3, 2015

La MaMa just honored film producer Joy Tomchin for her activism on behalf of the LGBTQ communities; Donn Russell for his commitment to and support of nontraditional theatre; and Roberta Uno for her leadership in philanthropy and cultural diversity at the annual La MaMa Gala, last night at La MaMa's Ellen Stewart Theatre (66 E. 4 St.). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Go Inside La MaMa's Annual Fall Gala with Sarah Jessica Parker, Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman & More!
by Walter McBride - Nov 3, 2015

La MaMa just honored film producer Joy Tomchin for her activism on behalf of the LGBTQ communities; Donn Russell for his commitment to and support of nontraditional theatre; and Roberta Uno for her leadership in philanthropy and cultural diversity at the annual La MaMa Gala, last night at La MaMa's Ellen Stewart Theatre (66 E. 4 St.). (more...)

Photo Exclusive: First Look at Ben Forster, Kimberley Walsh and More in the London Premiere of ELF
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

The full cast for the London premiere of the smash hit musical ELF has been announced.  The company is led by Ben Forster as Buddy, Kimberley Walsh as Jovie, Joe McGann as Walter Hobbs and Jessica Martin as Emily Hobbs, with Jennie Dale as Deb, Mark McKerracher as Santa and Graham Lappin as Store Manager.  Also in the cast are Katie Bradley, Charlie Bull, Nicola Coates, Alex Fobbester, Anton Fosh, Charlotte Gale, Francis Haugen, Matt Holland, Tash Holway, Paul Hutton, Mark Iles, Ceili O'Connor, Debbie Paul, Joanna Rennie, Barnaby Thompson and Ed White.  Harry Collett, Ilan Galkoff, Noah Key and Ewan Rutherford will alternate the role of Michael.  BroadwayWorld has a first look below! (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: October 24-30
by Nora Dominick - Oct 30, 2015

Still watching Jonathan Groff, Brian d'Arcy James and Andrew Rannells singing at the #Ham4Ham lottery? Can't wait to see Annaleigh Ashford play Sylvia? Didn't have time to check in on your favorite Broadway stars? Well don't worry BroadwayWorld has rounded up some of the biggest stories from this week from Broadway and beyond with BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures.' (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at SpeakEasy Stage Company's CASA VALENTINA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2015

SpeakEasy Stage Company presents Harvey Fierstein's CASA VALENTINA, directed by Scott Edmiston in its New England premiere, running now through November 21, 2015. Opening night is set for tomorrow, October 27, 2015. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Go Inside the First Day Rehearsals for the Jackie Hoffman-Led ONCE UPON A MATTRESS
by Walter McBride - Oct 26, 2015

Transport Group will soon present Once Upon a Mattress, starring Jackie Hoffman (On the Town, Difficult People, Hairspray) as Princess Winnifred and John 'Lypsinka'Epperson (Lypsinka's The Boxed Set, The Passion of the Crawford) as Queen Aggravain. The production, which is directed by five-time Drama Desk Award nominee Jack Cummings III, features Jessica Fontana (Cinderella) as Lady Larken, David Greenspan (The Patsy) as The King,Hunter Ryan Herdlicka (A Little Night Music) as The Minstrel, Cory Lingner(On the Town) as The Jester, Zak Resnick(Piece of My Heart) as Sir Harry, Jay Rogers (Howard Crabtree's When Pigs Fly) as The Wizard, and Jason SweetTooth Williams(Things to Ruin) as Prince Dauntless, with Vivienne Cleary,Richard Costa, Michael De Souza,Tim Dolan, Jack Donahue,Amy Griffin, Sarah Killough, Kristen Michelle, Ali Reed,and Doug Shapiro. (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: Meet the Cast of Transport Group's ONCE UPON A MATTRESS
by Walter McBride - Oct 26, 2015

Transport Group will soon present Once Upon a Mattress, starring Jackie Hoffman (On the Town, Difficult People, Hairspray) as Princess Winnifred and John 'Lypsinka'Epperson (Lypsinka's The Boxed Set, The Passion of the Crawford) as Queen Aggravain. The production, which is directed by five-time Drama Desk Award nominee Jack Cummings III, features Jessica Fontana (Cinderella) as Lady Larken, David Greenspan (The Patsy) as The King, Hunter Ryan Herdlicka (A Little Night Music) as The Minstrel, Cory Lingner(On the Town) as The Jester, Zak Resnick (Piece of My Heart) as Sir Harry, Jay Rogers (Howard Crabtree's When Pigs Fly) as The Wizard, and Jason SweetTooth Williams(Things to Ruin) as Prince Dauntless, with Vivienne Cleary,Richard Costa, Michael De Souza, Tim Dolan, Jack Donahue,Amy Griffin, Sarah Killough, Kristen Michelle, Ali Reed,and Doug Shapiro. The company just met the press and you can check out a photo preview from the special day below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of Vineyard Theatre's GIGANTIC!
by Walter McBride - Oct 20, 2015

Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern present the first show of Vineyard Theatre's 2015-2016 season, the musical comedy GIGANTIC, beginning previews at The Acorn Theatre @ Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street) on November 11. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Ben Forster, Kimberley Walsh and More for ELF THE MUSICAL in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

The London premiere of the smash hit musical ELF is led by Ben Forster as Buddy, Kimberley Walsh as Jovie, Joe McGann as Walter Hobbs and Jessica Martin as Emily Hobbs, with Jennie Dale as Deb, Mark McKerracher as Santa and Graham Lappin as Store Manager. ELF will run at London's Dominion Theatre for a strictly limited 10-week season from 24 October 2015 to 2 January 2016. The Gala Opening Night on Thursday 5 November will be in aid of Alzheimer's Society. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE LEGEND(S) OF SLEEPY HOLLOW, Opening Tonight at Chance Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2015

Chance presents the world premiere adaptation of Washington Irving's classic spooky tale, THE LEGEND(S) OF SLEEPY HOLLOW as the final production of its first Theater for Young Audiences season. Performances begin tonight, October 8, and continue through October 18 on the 2nd Stage at Chance Theater @ Bette Aitken theater arts Center. The show is written by Jonathan Josephson and directed by Darryl B. Hovis. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

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