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Photo Flash: Arena Stage's Intellectuals Open SMART PEOPLEPhoto Flash: Arena Stage's Intellectuals Open SMART PEOPLE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Four intellectuals-a doctor, an actress, a psychologist and a neurobiologist studying the human brain's response to race-search for love, acceptance and identity in Lydia R. Diamond's comedy-drama Smart People, which makes its D.C. debut at Arena Stage. Set against the backdrop of Obama's 2008 election, Diamond's fiercely funny play explores the unavoidable nature of cultural bias. Deputy Artistic Director Seema Sueko makes her Arena Stage directorial debut with this "sexy, serious and very, very funny modern-day comedy of manners" (Variety). Smart People runs April 14-May 21, 2017 in the Kreeger Theater. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE BOY FRIEND, LES MISERABLES, SWEENEY TODD and More Win Big at 2017 Tommy Tune AwardsPhoto Flash: THE BOY FRIEND, LES MISERABLES, SWEENEY TODD and More Win Big at 2017 Tommy Tune Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) just announced the winners of the 15th annual Tommy Tune Awards, and BroadwayWorld is excited to share photos from the ceremony below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Virginia Stage and NSU Theatre's THE WIZPhoto Flash: First Look at Virginia Stage and NSU Theatre's THE WIZ
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Two of Hampton Road's leading performing arts organizations are teaming up to bring the seminal American musical, The Wiz, to downtown Norfolk. More than 50 performers and 20 technicians are working to make this musical the largest spectacle to hit the Wells Theatre in years. The collaboration between the companies is a landmark partnership for Hampton Roads. (more...)

Photo Flash: See New Stills of Kokandy's THE WIZ, Extending One Week at Theater WitPhoto Flash: See New Stills of Kokandy's THE WIZ, Extending One Week at Theater Wit
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Due to popular demand, Kokandy Productions hit revival of The Wiz will add one additional week of performances, extending through April 23, 2017 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. BroadwayWorld has a fresh batch of production photos below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation Presents Kenny Leon with Mr. Abbott AwardPhoto Coverage: Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation Presents Kenny Leon with Mr. Abbott Award
by Walter McBride - Mar 30, 2017

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDC Foundation), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), hosted its star-studded 'Mr. Abbott' Award Gala honoring Kenny Leon at espace in New York City earlier this week. BroadwayWorld was there and brings you photos from inside the ceremony below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Phylicia Rashad, Jerry Mitchell, Maddie Baillio, Shanice Williams and More Celebrate SDCF's Mr. Abbott Award Honoree Kenny LeonPhoto Coverage: Phylicia Rashad, Jerry Mitchell, Maddie Baillio, Shanice Williams and More Celebrate SDCF's Mr. Abbott Award Honoree Kenny Leon
by Walter McBride - Mar 28, 2017

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDC Foundation), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), hosted its star-studded 'Mr. Abbott' Award Gala honoring Kenny Leon at espace in New York City yesterday, March 27. BroadwayWorld was there and brings you photos from the cocktail party below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Kokandy Productions Launches Fifth Anniversary Season with THE WIZPhoto Flash: Kokandy Productions Launches Fifth Anniversary Season with THE WIZ
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Kokandy Productions is pleased to launch its fifth anniversary season with a revival of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical The Wiz, with book by William F. Brown, music and lyrics by Charlie Smalls, directed by guest director Lili-Anne Brown, music direction by Jimmy Morehead and choreography by Breon Arzell. The Wiz will play March 5 - April 16, 2017 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at www.kokandyproductions.com, by calling (773) 975-8150 or in person at the Theater Wit Box Office. The press opening isSaturday, March 11 at 8 pm.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Tyce Celebrates New Album HERO at The Cutting RoomPhoto Flash: Tyce Celebrates New Album HERO at The Cutting Room
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Every so often a new artist comes along with a debut album that not only raises eyebrows, but curiosity in that the songs are so perfectly matched with the talent. In Tyce's case, with the release of his debut Broadway Records album, HERO (March 10), his voice is perfectly in sync with the celebratory music and lyrics of noted-Meat Loaf-collaborator Jim Steinman. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Julie Halston & More Gather to Support Broadway Belts for PFFPhoto Coverage: Julie Halston & More Gather to Support Broadway Belts for PFF
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Feb 28, 2017

Just last night, Broadway stars gathered at the Edison Ballroom for BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF!- an evening of music and comedy benefitting the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation. Hosted by the one-and-only actress and comedienne Julie Halston, other participants included Orfeh (LEGALLY BLONDE), Stephanie J. Block (FALSETTOS, THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD), Mario Cantone ('THE VIEW'), Robert Creighton (CAGNEY), Mandy Gonzalez (HAMILTON, IN THE HEIGHTS), Randy Graff (CITY OF ANGELS, THE BABYLON LINE), Stephanie Mills (The Wiz), NBC's Gus Rosendale, and Lucas Steele (NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at DISGRACED at Maltz Jupiter TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at DISGRACED at Maltz Jupiter Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Onstage now through February 26 at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre, the Pulitzer Prize-winning play Disgraced examines the stories we share with our friends, the secrets we tell our lovers, and the lies we tell ourselves. Described as a 'combustible powder keg of identity politics,' this provocative and thought-provoking new Broadway hit will leave audiences questioning their biases. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Actors' Gang and Sankofa.org present LYRICS FROM LOCKDOWNPhoto Flash: The Actors' Gang and Sankofa.org present LYRICS FROM LOCKDOWN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

The Actors' Gang today announced that Lyrics From Lockdown, written and performed by Bryonn Bain and directed by Gina Belafonte will now open on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 8pm. The groundbreaking multimedia production tells Bryonn Bain's true story of racial profiling and wrongful incarceration at the hands of New York City police and how this experience led to a transformative friendship with death row inmate Nanon Williams. Lyrics From Lockdown begins previews Thursday, January 26 and opens on Thursday, February 9 and runs through Saturday, February 25 as part of The Actors' Gang Season of Justice at The Actors' Gang Theatre, 9070 Venice Blvd. in Culver City. Tickets can be purchased online at theactorsgang.com or by phone, 310-838-4264. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Paper Mill's FOR KIDS, BY KIDSPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at Paper Mill's FOR KIDS, BY KIDS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, has announced its 'For Kids, By Kids' tour featuring the Junior All Stars and Children's Theatre on Tour.  Check out a sneak peek below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Theatrical Highlights At The National Museum of African American HistoryPhoto Coverage: Theatrical Highlights At The National Museum of African American History
by Walter McBride - Jan 18, 2017

The National Museum of African American History and Culture is the only national museum devoted exclusively to the documentation of African American life, history, and culture. It was established by Act of Congress in 2003, following decades of efforts to promote and highlight the contributions of African Americans. To date, the Museum has collected more than 36,000 artifacts and nearly 100,000 individuals have become charter members. The Museum opened to the public on September 24, 2016, as the 19th and newest museum of the Smithsonian Institution. (more...)

Photo Flash: Maltz Jupiter Theatre Presents THE PRODUCERSPhoto Flash: Maltz Jupiter Theatre Presents THE PRODUCERS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

The Maltz Jupiter Theatre has just the solution for you this season with the hit Broadway blockbuster The Producers, set to take the Theatre by storm January 10 through 29. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Norm Lewis' Gift to New York City at Feinstein's / 54 BelowPhoto Coverage: Norm Lewis' Gift to New York City at Feinstein's / 54 Below
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Dec 24, 2016

I'LL BE HOME FOR CHRISTMAS is what Norm Lewis named his show this year, his 2nd consecutive holiday booking, at Feinstein's / 54 Below. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at BLACK NATIVITY at Crossroads Theatre CompanyPhoto Flash: First Look at BLACK NATIVITY at Crossroads Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Langston Hughes' soaring music- and poetry-infused retelling of the birth of Jesus comes to the Crossroads Theatre Company for the holiday season in a new production of the late writer's classic work, Black Nativity. The show runs tonight, Dec. 9, through Dec. 18. Opening night is Saturday, Dec. 10. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Additional Images from Tonight's HAIRSPRAY LIVE! on NBCPhoto Flash: Additional Images from Tonight's HAIRSPRAY LIVE! on NBC
by TV News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Below, check out more images from NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE! The live broadcast aired tonight from Los Angeles, CA. (more...)

Photo Flash: Just In: Images from Tonight's HAIRSPRAY LIVE!Photo Flash: Just In: Images from Tonight's HAIRSPRAY LIVE!
by TV News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Below, check out just-released photos from NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE! The live broadcast is airing right now from Los Angeles, CA.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - Sean Hayes as 'Mr. Pinky' & More HAIRSPRAY LIVE! ImagesPhoto Flash: First Look - Sean Hayes as 'Mr. Pinky' & More HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Images
by TV News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

NBC has released new images from the highly anticipated broadcast of HAIRSPRAY LIVE!, including a first look at Sean Hayes as Mr. Pinky - check out the photos below! (more...)

Photo Flash: When Worlds Collide- HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Meets THE WIZ LIVE!Photo Flash: When Worlds Collide- HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Meets THE WIZ LIVE!
by Marissa Sblendorio - Dec 2, 2016

Tracy meets Dorothy? Now that's something I gotta see! The stars of last year's holiday hit The Wiz LIVE! Shanice Williams (Dorothy) and Elijah Kelley (Scarecrow), stopped by to visit the cast and crew of HAIRSPRAY LIVE! (more...)