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Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 1/28/2017

Below is BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar updated on 1/28/2017. For the complete calendar of upcoming events, concerts, openings, closings and more, visit BroadwayWorld.com's Event Calendar.

AZ Opera Presents MADAMA BUTTERFLY This Winter - 1/28/2017

Arizona Opera kicks off 2017 with Puccini's masterpiece, Madama Butterfly, in Tucson on January 28 at 7:30 pm and January 29 at 2:00 pm in Tucson Music Hall at 260 S. Church and in Phoenix on February 3 & 4 at 7:30 pm and February 5 at 2:00 pm in Symphony Hall, 75 N. 2nd St., Phoenix.

Fusion Theatre Presents Staged Reading of James Joyces' THE DEAD - 1/28/2017
James Lecesne's New Play THE MOTHER OF INVENTION Begins at Abingdon - 1/28/2017

James Lecesne is an Academy Award winner for Trevor, a Drama Desk Award winner for Word of Mouth, and an Outer Critics Circle Award winner for The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey. His new full-length play, The Mother of Invention, begins January 28th at Abingdon.

Tomei, Soules Lead Lecesne's THE MOTHER OF INVENTION at Abingdon - 1/28/2017

Concetta Tomei, best known for her roles on TV's China Beach and Providence and on stage in The Elephant Man (opposite David Bowie) and Sarah Ruhl's The Clean House, leads the cast of Abingdon Theatre Company's world premiere of THE MOTHER OF INVENTION, a new play by Academy Award, Drama Desk Award and Outer Critics Circle Award-winner James Lecesne, as Dottie Nerber.

ELEPHANT & PIGGIE'S WE ARE IN A PLAY! Makes Off-Broadway Premiere - 1/28/2017

Elephant & Piggie's We Are in a Play! makes its Off-Broadway Premiere from January 28 - February 5, 2017, at The New Victory Theater, NYC's only theater dedicated to quality performing arts for kids and families.

AN EVENING WITH Phyllis Hyman - 1/28/2017

AN EVENING WITH Phyllis Hyman, a world premiere musical the creators of the Broadway bound musical Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical, has added an additional three-performance weekend to the previously announced performances due to popular demand.

Lyric Opera Kansas City Presents EXPLORATIONS Series With THE JULIET LETTERS - 1/28/2017

The inaugural Explorations series continues with Elvis Costello's The Juliet Letters, Jan. 28 and 29 at the Michael and Ginger Frost Production Arts Building at the Richard J. Stern Opera Center.Explorations features eclectic programs in intimate spaces, with programming that crosses musical borders and experiments with a wide range of lyrical expression.

Photos: Meet the Cast of Lecesne's MOTHER OF INVENTION at Abingdon - 1/28/2017

Abingdon Theatre Company presents a world-premiere play from author James Lecesne (Trevor) and director Tony Speciale - the playwright and director of The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey - starting Saturday, January 28 in the June Havoc Theatre (312 West 36th Street). Off-Broadway performances run through February 26, with official press opening set for February 9. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast below!

Photos: Meet the Cast of MILK AND HONEY at York Theatre Company - 1/28/2017

The York Theatre Company presents the first of three shows in the Winter 2017 Musicals in Mufti Series: the 1961 musical Milk and Honey,with book by Don Appell, and music and lyrics by Jerry Herman. Performances begin Saturday afternoon, January 28, 2017 for 11 performances only through February 5, 2017 at the York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). Scroll down to meet the company!

Original 'Belle' Susan Egan Joins THE BROADWAY PRINCESS PARTY - 1/29/2017

The Princesses are throwing a ball, and you're invited! After eight sold-out shows, Broadway's Cinderella, Tony nominee Laura Osnes, and music director Benjamin Rauhala return to host Broadway's most beloved leading ladies at Feinstein's/54 Below on January 29th, 2017 at 7 PM and 9:30 PM.

Grey, Harnick, Hecht, Pierce & More Set for Reading of Weisel's NIGHT - 1/29/2017

On Sunday, January 29, 2017, the Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust joins with the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene to honor the memory of Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel, who died on July 2, 2016, by presenting a community reading of his landmark memoir NIGHT, which tells of his experience in German concentration camps with his father during the Holocaust.

thirtywhatever, New Musical Revue About the Journey Through Your 30s, To Play Laurie Beechman Theater 1/29 -- 2/20 - 1/29/2017
BROADWAY PRINCESS PARTY Returns to Feinstein's/54 Below - 1/29/2017

Just announced, Broadway's final Mary Poppins Steffanie Leigh, Newsies star Stephanie Styles, Krystina Alabado, Jackie Burns, and Mara Davi will be joining Tony nominees Laura Osnes and Susan Egan and music director Benjamin Rauhala in the latest Broadway Princess Party at Feinstein's/54 Below.

I LIKE IT LIKE THAT Closes Off-Broadway, Preps for National Tour - 1/29/2017

The hit Off-Broadway musical I Like It Like That, written by David Maldonado & Waddys Jáquez and directed by Waddys Jáquez - will end its planned run in New York in January 29, 2017 to focus on a National Tour.

MANCHESTER BY THE SEA's Lucas Hedges Stars in YEN at MCC Theater - 1/30/2017

MCC Theater announced today that breakout actor Lucas Hedges -- whose performance opposite Casey Affleck in the film festival favorite Manchester by the Sea, written and directed by Kenneth Lonergan, is garnering rave reviews ahead of its November 18 theatrical release -- will lead the cast of the American premiere of YEN, Anna Jordan's Bruntwood Prize-winning play, directed by MCC alum Trip Cullman.

Anna Jordan's YEN Opens at MCC Theater - 1/30/2017

MCC Theater announced today that stage and screen stars Ari Graynor, Stefania LaVie Owen and Justice Smith will join the previously announced Lucas Hedges in the American premiere of YEN, Anna Jordan's Bruntwood Prize-winning play, directed by MCC alum Trip Cullman.

De Haas, Jenkins, McLane, Stritch & More Set for TACT's I GOTTA BE ME - 1/30/2017

TACT has announced that Aisha de Haas (Rent, Caroline or Change), Peter Gregus (Jersey Boys), Capathia Jenkins (Newsies, Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me, Caroline or Change), Liz Larsen (Beautiful, Hairspray, The Most Happy Fella), Judy McLane (Mamma Mia!, Chess, Aspects of Love) and Billy Stritch (Liza's at the Palace, 42nd Street, Sondheim: A Celebration at Carnegie Hall) will star along with newcomers Patrick Dunn, Kelly McIntyre and Zoe Kassay, in an evening of song to benefit the company, supporting TACT's mission and programming.

Hydzik & DiVita Turn Back Time in BENJAMIN BUTTON at York - 1/30/2017

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and the preservation of musical gems from the past, as part of its acclaimed Developmental Reading Series, will present the staged reading of the new musical Benjamin Button The Musical with music by Natalie Tenenbaum (More Stars Than There Are in Heaven), and book and lyrics by Brett Boles ('From Broadway With Love: A Benefit Concert for Sandy Hook' on PBS).

Lauren Worsham & BIG RIVER Cast Perform at 'Encores! Unscripted' Event - 1/30/2017

Encores! Artistic Director Jack Viertel hosts a conversation with Rob Berman, musical supervisor for Bright Star and Encores! Music Director, and Carmel Dean, musical supervisor on Green Day's American Idiot and Hands on a Hardbody, written by the frontman of Phish. The Encores! Unscripted evening will feature a performance by Lauren Worsham from the cast of Encores! BIG RIVER.

New BEAUTY AND BEAST Motion Posters; Final Trailer Arrives Today - 1/30/2017

Today, Walt Disney Studios has released new BEAUTY AND THE BEAST motion posters and teased that the final trailer for the highly anticipated film will arrive on Monday, January 30th.

Blickenstaff, Hunton Reprise Roles in FREAKY FRIDAY at La Jolla - 1/31/2017

La Jolla Playhouse has announced the two lead roles for its upcoming production of Freaky Friday, book by Bridget Carpenter (TV's 'Friday Night Lights,' 'Parenthood'), music and lyrics by the Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning team of Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey (Next to Normal, If/Then), based on the novel 'Freaky Friday' by Mary Rodgers and the Walt Disney motion pictures, to be directed by Playhouse Artistic Director Christopher Ashley, running January 31 - March 12, 2017 in the Mandell Weiss Theatre.

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' EVERYBODY Begins at Signature Theatre - 1/31/2017

Casting is confirmed and tickets are now on sale for the world premiere Signature Theatre production of Everybody, written by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins and directed by Lila Neugebauer.

Stuff Takes Center Stage in THE OBJECT LESSON at NYTW - 1/31/2017

Tickets for THE OBJECT LESSON, the third production of the New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) 2016/17 Season, are now on sale.

The Acting Company's X/JULIUS CAESAR Tour Opens in Phoenix - 1/31/2017

The Acting Company announces casting for its 44th consecutive season and national tour featuring two gripping dramas in repertory: the world premiere of, X: Or, Betty Shabazz v. The Nation and William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar.

KID VICTORY Makes New York Premiere at the Vineyard - 2/1/2017

The New York premiere of KID VICTORY, book and lyrics by Greg Pierce, music by John Kander with story by John Kander and Greg Pierce, and directed by Liesl Tommy will begin previews on Wednesday, February 1 and open on Wednesday, February 22 at the Vineyard Theatre, it has been announced by the company's Artistic Directors, Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern.

KID VICTORY Begins at Vineyard Theatre - 2/1/2017

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce casting for the New York premiere of KID VICTORY, book and lyrics by Greg Pierce, music by John Kander with story by John Kander and Greg Pierce, and directed by Liesl Tommy.

'GEORGIE ROSE' Heads Off-Broadway in 2017 - 2/1/2017

Producers Martin Platt and David Elliott with Mary Cossette, Jamie deRoy, Richard Winkler, and Mike Blank will present the New York premiere of the critically acclaimed Signature Theatre production of Georgie: My Adventures with George Rose, the new play written by and starring Ed Dixon (Sunset Boulevard, LES MISERABLES) with direction by Eric Schaeffer (Follies, Million Dollar Quartet).

Firefly to Produce Off-Broadway Premiere of JONAH AND OTTO - 2/1/2017
Haunting New Play JONAH AND OTTO Heads to Theatre Row - 2/1/2017

JONAH AND OTTO, by celebrated UK playwright Robert Holman, is set to begin performances February 1st, with the official Opening Night on Wednesday, February 8th at The Lion Theatre at Theatre Row, 410 West 42 Street.

JONAH AND OTTO Begins Off-Broadway - 2/1/2017

Rehearsals begin today for JONAH AND OTTO, by celebrated UK playwright Robert Holman, with performances starting February 1st prior to the official opening on Wednesday, February 8th at The Lion Theatre at Theatre Row, 410 West 42 Street.

SHE HAS A NAME to Debut January 18 in Limited Run at The Elektra Theatre - 2/1/2017
Go Over the Rainbow with THE WIZARD OZ at Cincinnati's Children - 2/1/2017
GEORGIE, Starring Ed Dixon, Opens Off-Broadway - 2/1/2017

Producers Martin Platt and David Elliott with Mary Cossette, Jamie deRoy, Riki Kane Larimer, Richard Winkler, and Mike Blank, present the New York premiere of Georgie: My Adventures with George Rose, the new play written by and starring Ed Dixon (Sunset Boulevard, LES MISERABLES) with direction by Eric Schaeffer (Follies, Million Dollar Quartet).

James Corden Hosts American Songbook Gala at Lincoln Center - 2/1/2017

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (LCPA) will honor the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CBS Corporation, Leslie Moonves, and CBS at its American Songbook Gala on February 1 in Alice Tully Hall.

Get Romantic with SIGNIFICANT OTHER on Valentine's Day - 2/1/2017

Producers of the new Broadway play Significant Other have announced that on Wednesday, February 1st, from 10am-8pm customers will be able to celebrate their Valentine with a one-day-only box office offer of two tickets for $50 for select performances in February.

THE VIEW UPSTAIRS Teams with LGBT Center for Panel, Show - 2/1/2017

The View UpStairs - the provocative new musical written by Max Vernon, directed by Scott Ebersold and choreographed by Al Blackstone - is teaming up with the New York LGBT Community Center (208 West 13th Street in New York) for a special event exploring the musical on Wednesday, February 1 at 7:00 PM.

Daniel Sullivan Helms Steven Levenson's New Play IF I FORGET Off-Broadway - 2/2/2017

As previously announced, Roundabout Theatre Company will present former Roundabout Underground playwright Steven Levenson's (The Unavoidable Disappearance Of Tom Durnin; Dear Evan Hansen) new play, If I Forget, directed by Daniel Sullivan.

CBS Airs Special Preview of SUPERIOR DONUTS, Based on Tracy Letts Play - 2/2/2017

The CBS Television Network today announced the series premiere of SUPERIOR DONUTS, starring Judd Hirsch and Jermaine Fowler, will debut with a special preview on Thursday, Feb.

IF I FORGET Begins at Roundabout Theatre Company - 2/2/2017

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the complete cast of Roundabout Underground alumni playwright Steven Levenson's (The Unavoidable Disappearance of Tom Durnin; Dear Evan Hansen) new play, If I Forget, directed by Daniel Sullivan.

The Atlanta Opera Discoveries Series Presents MARIA DE BUENOS ARIES, 2/2-2/6 - 2/2/2017

The Atlanta Opera's Discoveries series brings Maria de Buenos Aires, a tango opera with music by Astor Piazzolla and texts by Horacio Ferrer, to Atlanta for the first time.

Tunie & Choudhury Join Reading of Legal Drama AMERICAN DREAM - 2/2/2017

Independent Spirit Nominee, Image Award Nominee, Obie Award Winner, Tony Award Winner (as producer), and Drama Desk Award winner (as producer) Tamara Tunie (Flight, The Devil's Advocate, Law & Order Special Victims Unit) and SAG Nominee Sarita Choudhury (A Hologram For The King, The Hunger Games: A Mockingjay - Part I, Homeland) have joined Emmy Nominee & Drama Desk Award winner David Morse (The Outsiders, Hurt Locker, The Green Mile) and SAG Nominee & American Movie Award Winner Stelio Savante (Where The Road Runs Out, Blood In The Water, Eisenstein In Guanajuato,) have joined John Stanisci(Irena's Vow) and Thomas Ryan (Irena's Vow) in the cast of Invictus Theater Company's American Dream reading.

Mannes School of Music Presents Robert Ashley Opera DUST - 2/2/2017

Mannes School of Music at The New School, now celebrating its centennial year, announces a four-performance run of Robert Ashley's groundbreaking opera, DUST, with a new production by William Gustafson and Troy Hourie.

Photos: In Rehearsal with Walsh, Shamos & More for IF I FORGET - 2/2/2017

Roundabout Theatre Company will soon present Steven Levenson's (The Unavoidable Disappearance of Tom Durnin; Dear Evan Hansen) new play, If I Forget, directed by Daniel Sullivan. The cast includes Larry Bryggman (Picnic), Maria Dizzia ('Orange is the New Black'), Tasha Lawrence (Good People), Jeremy Shamos (Noises Off), Seth Steinberg, Kate Walsh ('Grey's Anatomy'), and Gary Wilmes (Irrational Man). BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below!

Eric Ulloa's Sandy Hook Play 26 PEBBLES Begins in Dayton - 2/2/2017

The Human Race Theatre Company gives voice to an entire town of people who first witnessed unimaginable heartbreak, then suffered through emotional pain and unanswered questions before learning how to move forward with Eric Ulloa's new play, 26 Pebbles.

Demi Lovato Tribute at Feinstein's/54 Below - 2/2/2017

Lora Lee Gayer, fresh off of her starring role as Linda Mason in Broadway's 'Holiday Inn', and Ryann Redmond (Bring It On; If/Then) complete the cast of Tim Realbuto's Demi Lovato tribute show at 54 Below, set for February 2nd at 9:30 PM.

DEAR EVAN HANSEN Original Broadway Cast Recording Out This Winter - 2/3/2017

Atlantic Records and Dear Evan Hansen producer Stacey Mindich announced today that the Original Broadway Cast Recording of the new musical Dear Evan Hansen will be released on Atlantic Records this winter.

Kenyon Phillips Stars in Craig & Malloy's BEARDO Off-Broadway - 2/3/2017

Pipeline Theatre Company has announced Beardo, with book and lyrics by Jason Craig (Beowulf - A Thousand Years of Baggage), music by Dave Malloy (Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812), and directed by Ellie Heyman (The Traveling Imaginary). Beardo will take place at St. John's Lutheran Church (155 Milton Street, Brooklyn - G Train, Greenpoint Stop).

Irish Rep Presents the cell's CRACKSKULL ROW - 2/3/2017

Irish Repertory Theatre will present the cell's (Nancy Manocherian, Founding Artistic Director and Kira Simring, Artistic Director) production of CRACKSKULL ROW, by Honor Molloy.

Pilot Production of MARY POPPINS JR. Flies to New Jersey - 2/3/2017

Aspire Performing Arts Company is currently in the final weeks of rehearsals for its upcoming pilot production of Mary Poppins Jr.

'Fake News' Takes the Stage in THE BIG BROADCAST ON EAST 53RD - 2/3/2017

Playlinda Productions presents the World Premiere of Dick Brukenfeld's antic new comedy THE BIG BROADCAST ON EAST 53rd at The TBG Theatre, 312 West 36th Street, NYC. Charles Maryan will direct.

NOLI ME TANGERE, The Opera Closes - 2/3/2017

The Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) and J&S Productions Inc. will co-present the Philippines' first full-length opera, Noli Me Tangere, The Opera, at the CCP's Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo from January 28 (gala premiere) to February 3, 2017.

Damon Daunno Stars in Craig & Malloy's BEARDO Off-Broadway - 2/3/2017

Pipeline Theatre Company has announced that Damon Daunno (Hadestown, Broadway's Brief Encounter) joins the cast of Beardo as the title character.

Steven Wright Comes to Playhouse Square 2/3 - 2/3/2017
Eric Ulloa's Sandy Hook Play 26 PEBBLES Opens in Dayton - 2/3/2017

The Human Race Theatre Company gives voice to an entire town of people who first witnessed unimaginable heartbreak, then suffered through emotional pain and unanswered questions before learning how to move forward with Eric Ulloa's new play, 26 Pebbles.

Mueller & Williams Sign on for Lyric Opera's CHICAGO VOICES Gala - 2/4/2017

Lyric Opera announced today that Tony Award-winning Broadway star Jessie Mueller and gospel and R&B sensation Michelle Williams will join the line-up of performers slated for the Chicago Voices Gala Concert, a special, one-night-only concert on Saturday, February 4, at 7:30pm at Lyric's Civic Opera House.

COME FROM AWAY Concert Headlines La Jolla Playhouse's 2017 Gala - 2/4/2017

La Jolla Playhouse announces its annual Gala will take place on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina. Highlighting the event will be a one-night-only concert presentation of The Playhouse-born, Broadway-bound musical Come From Away.

Faison, Linden, Long & More Tapped for 'PICASSO' at The Old Globe - 2/4/2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for its revival of Steve Martin's clever and crowd-pleasing comedy hit Picasso at the Lapin Agile.

Diggs & Parsinen Choreograph Workshop of 'A COLORED MAN' - 2/4/2017

Celebrated star of stage and screen Taye Diggs and Jenny Parsinen (Allegiance) will choreograph the benefit workshop production of Keenan Scott II's powerful and moving play thoughts of a COLORED MAN on a day when the sun set too early, from February 4-6, 2017 at Royal Family Performing Arts Space (145 West 46th Street, 3rd Floor).

Vaudezilla Presents STRIP-O-RAMA - 2/4/2017
'THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN' Benefit, Choreographed by Diggs & Parsinen, Hits Royal Family - 2/4/2017

As previously announced, celebrated star of stage and screen Taye Diggs and Jenny Parsinen (Allegiance) will choreograph the benefit workshop production of Keenan Scott II's powerful and moving play thoughts of a COLORED MAN on a day when the sun set too early, from February 4-6, 2017 at Royal Family Performing Arts Space (145 West 46th Street, 3rd Floor).

Charlotte Cohn, Robert Creighton & More Join 'PAGE TO STAGE' Seminar Off-Broadway - 2/4/2017

The Off Broadway Alliance, the organization of Off Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents, and marketing firms, will hold the next event in its Seminars series, focused on the Off Broadway Producing Process on Saturday February 4th, 2017.

DUREY REDISCOVERED Premieres Uncovered Manuscripts at NYU's La Maison Francaise - 2/4/2017

An ensemble of artists committed to exploring the rarely heard music of Louis Durey present six of his unpublished manuscripts, including four North American premieres, on Saturday, February 4 at 4:00 p.m. at La Maison Française at New York University as a prelude to a recording to be released this May by New Focus Records.

Star-Studded PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE Begins at The Old Globe - 2/4/2017

The Old Globe presents a revival of Steve Martin's clever and crowd-pleasing comedy hit Picasso at the Lapin Agile. This is the third Martin work in three seasons at the Globe, following 2014's world premiere musical Bright Star, which went on to Broadway and five Tony Award nominations, and last year's twice-extended world premiere comedy Meteor Shower. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company below!


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