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Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Brazil Awards - LES MIS Leads as Best Musical! Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Brazil Awards - LES MIS Leads as Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk on November 17, 2017 in Brazil

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/17 - MARGARITAVILLE, LES MIS, WAITRESS and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/17 - MARGARITAVILLE, LES MIS, WAITRESS and More!
by BWW Special on November 17, 2017 in Brazil

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature BIG FISH, SISTER ACT, HAND TO GOD and more! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/10 - BIG FISH, SISTER ACT, HAND TO GOD and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/10 - BIG FISH, SISTER ACT, HAND TO GOD and More!
by BWW Special on November 10, 2017 in Brazil

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature BIG FISH, SISTER ACT, HAND TO GOD and more! (more...)
Voting Now Open For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Brazil Awards! Voting Now Open For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Brazil Awards!
by BWW News Desk on November 06, 2017 in Brazil

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/02 - THE LITTLE MERMAID, THE LION KING, SOMETHING ROTTEN and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/02 - THE LITTLE MERMAID, THE LION KING, SOMETHING ROTTEN and More!
by BWW Special on November 03, 2017 in Brazil

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature THE LITTLE MERMAID, THE LION KING, SOMETHING ROTTEN and More! (more...)
BWW Previews: The Diversity of Brazilian Music is Portrayed in RIO MAIS BRASIL BWW Previews: The Diversity of Brazilian Music is Portrayed in RIO MAIS BRASIL
by Claudio Erlichman on November 01, 2017 in Brazil

'Rio Mais Brasil, Nosso Musical' shows a picture of the country's musical richness, with songs from all regions and varied rhythms. It tells the story of a producer and a film director who decide to make a film that portrays the Brazilian people. Fiction and reality merge in the development of the script. The project moves a cast selection that draws artists from all regions, but cancellation of the production budget could put the idea at risk. (more...)
Africa Centre Opens Applications for Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center and Other Worldwide Residencies Africa Centre Opens Applications for Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center and Other Worldwide Residencies
by BWW News Desk on October 29, 2017 in Brazil

The Africa Centre is currently accepting applications for its 2017 Artist In Residency Programmes. The centre is offering residencies in Australia, Brazil, Spain, Italy and the United States of America. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/27 - BRIGHT STAR, RAGTIME, FUN HOME, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/27 - BRIGHT STAR, RAGTIME, FUN HOME, and More!
by BWW Special on October 27, 2017 in Brazil

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature BRIGHT STAR, RAGTIME, FUN HOME, and More! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/20 - THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, KINKY BOOTS, THE LITTLE MERMAID, and more! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/20 - THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, KINKY BOOTS, THE LITTLE MERMAID, and more!
by BWW Special on October 20, 2017 in Brazil

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, KINKT BOOTS, THE LITTLE MERMAID, and more! (more...)
LES MIZ and MY FAIR LADY are the Big Winners of the 5th Bibi Ferreira Awards LES MIZ and MY FAIR LADY are the Big Winners of the 5th Bibi Ferreira Awards
by Claudio Erlichman on October 19, 2017 in Brazil

In a ceremony realized last night at Teatro Santander, My Fair Lady (with six awards) and Les Miserables (with five) were the big winners of the 5th edition of the Bibi Ferreira Awards. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/13 - ONCE, FUN HOME, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/13 - ONCE, FUN HOME, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY and More!
by BWW Special on October 13, 2017 in Brazil

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature ONCE, FUN HOME, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY and More! (more...)
BWW Previews: HEBE CAMARGO, Queen of Brazilian Television, is Theme of a Musical BWW Previews: HEBE CAMARGO, Queen of Brazilian Television, is Theme of a Musical
by Claudio Erlichman on October 10, 2017 in Brazil

Hebe Camargo was a Brazilian television host, singer and actress. From humble childhood in Taubat , a small town in Sao Paulo, to the position of 'Queen of Brazilian Television', Hebe Camargo wins a musical, based on the biography written by Artur Xexeo and directed by Miguel Falabella, who tells of her professional climbing and the loves that have gone on for her life. She died at her home on September, 2012. Her net worth was over US$360 million. Surrounded by the songs that defined her career as a singer, the show goes through eight decades in which, the paths of Hebe and television history in Brazil are blended. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/6 - HAIR, BILLY ELLIOT, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/6 - HAIR, BILLY ELLIOT, and More!
by BWW Special on October 06, 2017 in Brazil

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature HAIR, BILLY ELLIOT, and More! (more...)
BWW Previews: With Unpublished Text by Miguel Falabella, O SOM E A SILABA Opens at Teatro Porto Seguro BWW Previews: With Unpublished Text by Miguel Falabella, O SOM E A SILABA Opens at Teatro Porto Seguro
by Claudio Erlichman on October 03, 2017 in Brazil

The musical O Som e a Silaba (The Sound and the Syllable) opens at Teatro Porto Seguro on October 6 and runs until November 26, with sessions from Friday to Sunday. With text and direction by Miguel Falabella, the musical was conceived especially for Alessandra Maestrini and Mirna Rubim, two actress singers with lyrical record. The show tells the story of Sarah Leighton (Alessandra Maestrini), a young woman diagnosed with highly functional autism, a savant, with specific skills in some areas, including music, and her relationship with Leonor Delise (Mirna Rubim), her teacher of singing. (more...)
BWW Previews: Based on the Blockbuster Movie 2 FILHOS DE FRANCISCO  O MUSICAL Opens at Teatro Cetip BWW Previews: Based on the Blockbuster Movie 2 FILHOS DE FRANCISCO O MUSICAL Opens at Teatro Cetip
by Claudio Erlichman on October 02, 2017 in Brazil

The story of Francisco, a very simple and poor man whose dream was to see his children become country music stars, and who made all the efforts to make it happen, is the history of Zez Di Camargo & Luciano, which took more than 5.3 million moviegoers to the movie theaters, opens now at Teatro Cetip. (more...)
Nominations Now Open for the 2017 BroadwayWorld Brazil Awards! Nominations Now Open for the 2017 BroadwayWorld Brazil Awards!
by BWW News Desk on October 02, 2017 in Brazil

Nominations are NOW OPEN for the 2017 BroadwayWorld Regional Awards! Regional productions, touring shows, community theatre and more are all included, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2016 through September 30, 2017. Our local editors have set the categories and now YOU get to nominate and vote for your favorites! Nominations are reader-submitted and will be open through October 31. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/29 - BRIDGES, A CHORUS LINE, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/29 - BRIDGES, A CHORUS LINE, and More!
by BWW Special on September 29, 2017 in Brazil

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY, A CHORUS LINE, and More! (more...)
BWW Previews: Vanessa Gerbelli and Alessandra Verney Sing the Wishes and Memories Inside the Prison in the Musical DO OUTRO LADO BWW Previews: Vanessa Gerbelli and Alessandra Verney Sing the Wishes and Memories Inside the Prison in the Musical DO OUTRO LADO
by Claudio Erlichman on September 27, 2017 in Brazil

With direction by Patricia Pinho and special participation and musical direction by the pianist Miguel Briamonte, Do Outro Lado takes place in the courtyard of a fictional prison, where two women and a pianist perform a show in honor of a colleague who died a week ago. Silmara (Vanessa Gerbelli) is paying for a crime she claims she has not committed and singer-songwriter Diana (Alessandra Verney) is accused by her husband of attempted murder. (more...)
BWW Previews: GAROTA DE IPANEMA, O MUSICAL DA BOSSA NOVA Opens in Sao Paulo With Songs That Marked One of the Most Important Movements of Brazilian Popular Music BWW Previews: GAROTA DE IPANEMA, O MUSICAL DA BOSSA NOVA Opens in Sao Paulo With Songs That Marked One of the Most Important Movements of Brazilian Popular Music
by Claudio Erlichman on September 25, 2017 in Brazil

The bossa nova guitar chords are unmistakable. One of the most influential movements of Brazilian popular music, which has revealed great names such as Vinicius de Moraes, Tom Jobim and Joao Gilberto, gives the rhythm to the musical 'Garota De Ipanema, O Musical Da Bossa Nova', which premieres September 22 Teatro Opus, at Shopping Villa Lobos, in Sao Paulo. The show has stories and images that represent the whole history of Bossa Nova and its importance for Brazilian music. Project of Aventura Entertainment, directed by Sergio Modena and musical direction by Delia Fischer, brings great names of the musical scene. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/22 - HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, GYPSY, RENT, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/22 - HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, GYPSY, RENT, and More!
by BWW Special on September 22, 2017 in Brazil

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, GYPSY, RENT, and More! (more...)
BWW Previews: After Season of Success in Rio de Janeiro, VAMP, O MUSICAL Opens in Sao Paulo BWW Previews: After Season of Success in Rio de Janeiro, VAMP, O MUSICAL Opens in Sao Paulo
by Claudio Erlichman on September 15, 2017 in Brazil

Now in Sao Paulo! The soap opera Vamp, a horror comedy that marked a whole generation in the 1990s and until today is considered cult by the legion of fans it left, was adapted for the theater by Aventura Entretenimento. After a successful season in Rio de Janeiro, the musical debuts on September 15 in Sao Paulo, at Teatro Sergio Cardoso. With conception and general direction by Jorge Fernando and direction by Diego Morais, who directed with Jorge the soap opera Eta Mundo Bom, Vamp, o Musical has in the cast the protagonists of the soap opera, Claudia Ohana and Ney Latorraca. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/15 - DREAMGIRLS, BOOK OF MORMON, And More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/15 - DREAMGIRLS, BOOK OF MORMON, And More!
by BWW Special on September 15, 2017 in Brazil

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Dreamgirls, The Odd Couple, The Book of Mormon, and more! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/8 - FOLLIES, GYPSY, GHOST, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/8 - FOLLIES, GYPSY, GHOST, and More!
by BWW Special on September 08, 2017 in Brazil

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature FOLLIES, GYPSY, GHOST, and More! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/1 - MY FAIR LADY, PIPPIN, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/1 - MY FAIR LADY, PIPPIN, and More!
by BWW Special on September 01, 2017 in Brazil

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature My Fair Lady, Pippin, and More! (more...)
Live Nation Expands Its Presence In Brazil With Hire Of Industry Vet Alexandre Faria Live Nation Expands Its Presence In Brazil With Hire Of Industry Vet Alexandre Faria
by BWW News Desk on August 28, 2017 in Brazil

Live Nation Entertainment, the world's leading live entertainment company, continues to grow its presence in Latin America, officially expanding into Brazil with the hiring of Alexandre Faria as the Director and Senior Vice President of Talent Buying. (more...)