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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: In Rehearsal for MERLIN at Nuffield Southampton
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2015

This Christmas, Southampton's Nuffield will be transformed into the enchanting, mythical kingdom of Camelot to tell the story of young MERLIN and his childhood friends Arthur and Gwen as they embark on an action-packed journey of a lifetime, encountering powerful magic forces, mystical characters and adventures beyond their wildest dreams. MERLIN will run 26 November 2015 - 3 January 2016, with press night set for Tuesday 1 December 2015. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal! (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...)

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...)

by Iris Moebius - Oct 27, 2015

Eine tiefschwarze Operette wollte Stephen Sondheim mit seinem 'Sweeney Todd. The Demon Barber of Fleet Street' schreiben - und das ist ihm durchaus gelungen. Mit acht Tonys wurde die Urauffuhrung von SWEENY TODD am Broadway 1979 ausgezeichnet. Sondheim legt hier eine grotesk pervertierte Opernhandlung vor, die einen Barbier, ein Mundel, bose Heiratsabsichten und grausige Vergeltungen in den Mittelpunkt stellt: Sweeney will erlittenes Unrecht rachen und mutiert dabei selbst zum Bosewicht a la Michael Kohlhaas. Zum 85. Geburtstag des Komponisten blickt das Theater Freiburg wieder auf diesen Klassiker, der dort vor 30 Jahren seine deutsche Erstauffuhrung erfahren hat. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Hunter Ryan Herdlicka, Daisy Eagan & More Sing SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 26, 2015

A celebrated New York event since 2010, the BroadwayWorld and Bistro Award-winning series Sondheim Unplugged features some of Broadway and cabaret's most dynamic voices, accompanied by piano only, delving into the musical world of Broadway's master composer. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Take a Sneak Peek at INVISIBLE THREAD
by Walter McBride - Oct 24, 2015

Second Stage Theatre's New York premiere production of INVISIBLE THREAD, a new musical by Matt Gould andGriffin Matthews, in association with American Repertory Theater, directed by Tony Award winner Diane Paulus(Finding Neverland, Pippin), will begin performances next Saturday, October 31st at Second Stage's Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd street). Check out photos from the show below! (more...)

Photo Flash: The Prince Has Arrived- Go Inside Opening Night of PRINCE OF BROADWAY in Japan!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015

Set designer Beowulf Boritt recently took to Facebook to share more photos of the stars of PRINCE OF BROADWAY on opening night in Japan. Scroll down for a peek a scenes from Sweeney Todd, FOLLIES, KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN and more! Click here for even more of his shots of the cast onstage. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Daphne Rubin-Vega in Labyrinth Theater Company's EMPANADA LOCA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2015

Aaron Mark's EMPANADA LOCA starring Daphne Rubin-Vega just opened last night at Labyrinth Theater Company's Bank Street Theater (155 Bank Street) in the West Village and runs through November 8, 2015. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Josh Grisetti, Shuler Hensley, Mariand Torres and More Onstage in PRINCE OF BROADWAY in Japan
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2015

Set designer Beowulf Boritt recently took to Facebook to share a first look at the stars of PRINCE OF BROADWAY in costume and onstage in Japan. Scroll down for a peek a scenes from Sweeney Todd, EVITA, COMPANY, PHANTOM, CABARET, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, and more! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the Los Angeles Premiere of SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM at International City Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2015

International City Theatre winds up its 30th anniversary season with an intimate portrait of musical icon Stephen Sondheim in his own words and music. DJ Gray directs and stages the Los Angeles premiere of James Lapine's award-winning Broadway hit, Sondheim on Sondheim. Previews were October 14 and 15, and opening night is tonight, October 16 at ICT's newly renovated home in the Long Beach Performing Arts Center.  BroadwayWorld brings you a first look below! (more...)

Photo Exclusive: First Look at IN THE HEIGHTS at King's Cross Theatre
by Roy Tan - Oct 12, 2015

Tony Award-winning Broadway musical IN THE HEIGHTS, which is now in previews ahead of an official opening on Tuesday 13 October, recently extended its run at King's Cross Theatre through Sunday 3 January 2016. IN THE HEIGHTS returns to London following a critically acclaimed sell-out UK premiere at Southwark Playhouse in 2014. BroadwayWorld has an exclusive first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2015

San Francisco Opera today announced cast changes for the Company's new production of Gaetano Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor, presented October 8–28, 2015, and for Mozart's The Magic Flute, presented October 20–November 20, at the War Memorial Opera House. German soprano Diana Damrau has withdrawn from the Lucia production, in order to remain on vocal rest for the next six weeks. American soprano Nadine Sierra—who performed Lucia last spring at the Zurich Opera House to critical acclaim and, more recently, as the Countess in San Francisco Opera's The Marriage of Figaro—will now sing the title role for all seven performances. (more...)

BWW Interview: Franc D'Ambrosio
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - Oct 7, 2015


FREEZE FRAME: PRINCE OF BROADWAY's All-Star Cast & Creative Team Meets the Press!
by Walter McBride - Oct 5, 2015

PRINCE OF BROADWAY, a new musical celebrating the extraordinary six-decade Broadway career of producer-director Harold Prince, plays from October 23-November 22, 2015 at Tokyu Theatre Orb in Tokyo, Japan and November 28-December 10, 2015 at Umeda Arts Theatre, Main Hall, in Osaka, Japan. The cast and crew just met the press earlier today, and BroadwayWorld was on hand - check out a very first look at the complete company together, below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: First look at Imagine Productions' SWEENEY TODD
by Jerri Shafer - Sep 30, 2015

One of the darkest musicals ever written, Sweeney Todd: A Musical Thriller is the unsettling tale of a Victorian-era barber who returns home to London after fifteen years of exile to take revenge on the corrupt judge who ruined his life. When revenge eludes him, Sweeney swears vengeance on the entire human race, murdering as many people as he can, while his business associate Mrs. Lovett bakes the bodies into meat pies and sells them to the unsuspecting public. One of the darkest musicals ever written, Sweeney Todd: A Musical Thriller is the unsettling tale of a Victorian-era barber who returns home to London after fifteen years of exile to take revenge on the corrupt judge who ruined his life. When revenge eludes him, Sweeney swears vengeance on the entire human race, murdering as many people as he can, while his business associate Mrs. Lovett bakes the bodies into meat pies and sells them to the unsuspecting public. (more...)

Premierenreport: SWEENEY TODD bringt musikalische Gruselstimmung ans Theater Trier
by Iris Moebius - Sep 29, 2015

In Stephen Sondheims Musical SWEENY TODD verbinden sich das leise Lachen der Verzweiflung und die Sehnsucht nach einem besseren Leben zu einem großartigen Ganzen. Intendant Karl M. Sibelius hat das Stuck neu ubersetzt und die traditionelle Teilung von Buhne und Graben aufgelost. Die Kunstler prasentieren sich im Stuck nicht nur als Schauspieler und Sanger, sondern fungieren gleichzeitig auch als Orchestermusiker und Chorsanger. Ein „Theaterwunder" nannten die Oberosterreichischen Nachrichten diesen SWEENEY in Linz, den das Publikum nun in neuer Besetzung und Inszenierung auch in Trier erleben kann. Die Premiere am Theater Trier fand am vergangenen Sonntag statt. Wir haben hier fur euch Pressestimme und Produktionsfotos zusammengefasst, um euch einen Überblick uber die Produktion zu verschaffen. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of SWEENEY TODD at Contemporary Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2015

Halloween is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate than with a chilling musical thriller? Sweeney Todd, opening October 16 at the Contemporary Theater Company, is filled with ghostly memories, hauntingly beautiful music, revenge, and murder. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast below! (more...)

Photo Flash Exclusive: Inside the Madeline Kahn Tribute at The Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2015

On Saturday, September 12, 2015, William V. Madison, author of Madeline Kahn: Being the Music, A Life (University Press of Mississippi, 2015), hosted a musical tribute to the late singing actress as part of Metropolitan Room's GONE TOO SOON series, produced by Joseph Macchia. Directed by three-time MAC Award-winner Peter Napolitano, The Music of Madeline Kahn, with music director Jeff Cubeta on piano, featured friends & colleagues of the comic legend, as well as performers who have been inspired by her. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Rehearsal Photos of YOUNG CHEKHOV at Chichester Festival Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2015

The first pictures are released today for a major new season of Anton Chekhov's early works at Chichester Festival Theatre. Newly adapted by David Hare and directed by Jonathan Kent, the productions present a unique theatrical event which will see a repertory cast of 23 actors performing 50 parts in Platonov, Ivanov and The Seagull. For the first time ever on this scale audiences will be given the opportunity to see all three shows in close proximity performed by the same group and with the same creative team.  Check out the rehearsal photos below! (more...)


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