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Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Nov. 19 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Nov. 19
by Audition Roundup on November 19, 2017

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, November 19, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Nov. 19 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Nov. 19
by Audition Roundup on November 19, 2017

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, November 19, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Photo Flash: BRIGADOON Gets Kilted Up and More Saturday Intermission Pics! Photo Flash: BRIGADOON Gets Kilted Up and More Saturday Intermission Pics!
by BWW News Desk on November 19, 2017

Yesterday was Saturday, and that means it's time for what has become one of the theatre community's most beloved traditions- BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup! This week BRIGADOON takes us to the Highlands with enough tartan to last a lifetime, and as many men in kilts! Check out more Saturday Intermission Pics below! (more...)
VIDEO: Andrew Lloyd Webber Chats UNMASKED and Names His Favorite Show Tune of All Time VIDEO: Andrew Lloyd Webber Chats UNMASKED and Names His Favorite Show Tune of All Time
by Stage Tube on November 18, 2017

Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber stopped by Elvis Duran of iHeart Radio to chat about his upcoming memoire UMASKED. Watch below as he dishes on the details, discusses his long and prolific career, and chooses what he believes is the greatest show tune ever written (hint: it's not one of his). (more...)
BWW Review:  Christopher Wheeldon Stages a Thrilling City Center Mounting of Lerner and Loewe's Sumptuous BRIGADOON BWW Review: Christopher Wheeldon Stages a Thrilling City Center Mounting of Lerner and Loewe's Sumptuous BRIGADOON
by Michael Dale on November 19, 2017

Like the city where it was born and nurtured, the American musical play differs from similar stage entertainments because it was developed by a combination of cultures merging into a unique new art form. It would be difficult to find greater evidence of this fortunate merger than in the musicals of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe. (more...)
Tony Award-Winning Actress Ann Wedgeworth Dies at Age 83 Tony Award-Winning Actress Ann Wedgeworth Dies at Age 83
by BWW News Desk on November 18, 2017

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Tony Award-winning actress Ann Wedgeworth has passed away. She was 83 years old. (more...)
BWW Review: Julie Taymor Directs Revised Version of David Henry Hwang's Tony Winner M. BUTTERFLY BWW Review: Julie Taymor Directs Revised Version of David Henry Hwang's Tony Winner M. BUTTERFLY
by Michael Dale on November 18, 2017

When David Henry Hwang's 1988 Best Play Tony-winner M. BUTTERFLY, inspired by the romance between French diplomat Bernard Boursicot and Peking opera singer Shi Pei Pu, who the Frenchman didn't know was a) a Communist spy, and b) a man, first played on Broadway, there was a not so small detail that tended to baffle audience members. (more...)
Photo Coverage: New York POPS Feature Betsy Wolfe, Ingrid Michaelson, Sara Bareilles and More in WOMEN OF NOTES Photo Coverage: New York POPS Feature Betsy Wolfe, Ingrid Michaelson, Sara Bareilles and More in WOMEN OF NOTES
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy on November 18, 2017

Chart-topping singer-songwriter Ingrid Michaelson and Harold Arlen Award-winning composer-lyricist, pianist, and music supervisor Georgia Stitt made special appearances with The New York Pops, led by Music Director Steven Reineke, on Friday, November 17 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall in Women of Notes. BroadwayWorld was there for the event, check out the photos below! (more...)
VIDEO: Take in the View! The Playbillies and Special Guest Garrett Long Perform DEAR EVAN HANSEN's 'For Forever' VIDEO: Take in the View! The Playbillies and Special Guest Garrett Long Perform DEAR EVAN HANSEN's 'For Forever'
by Stage Tube on November 18, 2017

The Playbillies present For Forever with Garrett Long from the Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen by Benj Pasek, Justin Paul, and Steven Levenson. This exciting new Bluegrass cover is to celebrate the departure of Tony award winning actor Ben Platt from the production of Dear Evan Hansen . (more...)
DVR Alert: Barbra Streisand to Talk Netflix Special & More on ELLEN DVR Alert: Barbra Streisand to Talk Netflix Special & More on ELLEN
by BWW News Desk on November 18, 2017

Not to be missed! Barbra Streisand will be making her first ever appearance on The Ellen Degeneres Show on Tuesday, November 21! The iconic performer will share more details of her upcoming Netflix special BARBRA: THE MUSIC...THE MEM'RIES...THE MAGIC! (more...)
Ben Platt Talks Final Performance, Solo Album, and His Future in Film and on Broadway Ben Platt Talks Final Performance, Solo Album, and His Future in Film and on Broadway
by BWW News Desk on November 18, 2017

Tony Award winner Ben Platt has been named PEOPLE's 'Sexiest Broadway Performer'. PEOPLE spoke with Platt following the honor, and the Broadway favorite reflected on the end of his run in DEAR EVAN HANSEN, his upcoming solo album, and hopes for the future. (more...)
Photo Flash: Matthew Broderick, Marin Mazzie, William Ivey Long, and More Inducted Into Theater Hall of Fame Photo Flash: Matthew Broderick, Marin Mazzie, William Ivey Long, and More Inducted Into Theater Hall of Fame
by BWW News Desk on November 18, 2017

The Theatre Hall of Fame recently welcomed its 2017 class of eight inductees including (in alphabetical order) Matthew Broderick, Oskar Eustis, Tina Howe, Arthur Kopit, Marin Mazzie, Daryl Roth and Ernie Schier. (more...)
Social: CRAZY FOR YOU's Danny Gardner Takes Over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Today Social: CRAZY FOR YOU's Danny Gardner Takes Over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Today
by BWW News Desk on November 18, 2017

Danny Gardner, currently starring opposite Ashley Spencer in Signature's CRAZY FOR YOU, takes us behind the scenes with him today on Instagram! (more...)
Photo Coverage: Betsy Wolfe, Adam Kantor, & Maestro Steven Reineke Celebrate at the WOMEN OF NOTES Concert Cast Party Photo Coverage: Betsy Wolfe, Adam Kantor, & Maestro Steven Reineke Celebrate at the WOMEN OF NOTES Concert Cast Party
by Stephen Sorokoff on November 18, 2017

As Steven Reineke, music director and conductor pointed out in his toast after The New York Pops Concert dedicated to women female Composers . this concert was especially significant in these current times. (more...)
Photo Flash: THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Kicks Off Holiday Season with Pie From Master Baker Ellen Gray Photo Flash: THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Kicks Off Holiday Season with Pie From Master Baker Ellen Gray
by BWW News Desk on November 18, 2017

Nationally acclaimed pie maven Ellen Gray knows a thing or two about pies, and she shares that knowledge and expertise from the helm of one of New Jersey's most popular bakeries, while also teaching, blogging and more on 'No More Mr. Nice Pie.' As someone always seeking to share the comfort of the perfect pie, on Wednesday, November 15, 2017, Ellen delivered an assortment of all the right pies to the cast and crew of Broadway's The Play That Goes Wrong, at the Lyceum Theatre in Manhattan (149 W. 45th St., New York, NY). (more...)
Photo Coverage: Let's Hear it For the Rainbow Tour! International Tour of Hal Prince's EVITA Ready for Cape Town! Photo Coverage: Let's Hear it For the Rainbow Tour! International Tour of Hal Prince's EVITA Ready for Cape Town!
by David Fick on November 18, 2017

With the first stop in Johannesburg drawing to a close next week, the international tour of EVITA is ready to transfer to Cape Town, where it will play the Artscape Opera House throughout December and into 2018 until 7 January. (more...)
BWW Review: CHASING MEM'RIES Shows Us the Path to a Happier Life BWW Review: CHASING MEM'RIES Shows Us the Path to a Happier Life
by Don Grigware on November 18, 2017

lyrics by Alan & Marilyn Bergman/music by: Bill Cantos & Mari Falcone, Dave Grusin, Marvin Hamlisch, Michel Legrand and Johnny Mandel/Geffen Playhouse/Gil Cates Theater/through December 17 When I first heard about the premise of Chasing Mem'ries, I thought, 'Oh no, a musical about death and grieving...and with a ghost on tap...spare us!' Well, sometimes first thoughts are terribly wrong. As it turns out Josh Ravetch's world premiere is a complete joy to watch. Ravetch skillfully directs, allowing the brilliant Tyne Daly plenty of space to pursue her journey as Victoria. Also starring Robert Forster as Franklin and Scott Kradolfer as their son Mason, this piece not only tugs at your heartstrings but will make you cherish every moment of living, through December 17 at the Gil Cates Theater of the Geffen Playhouse. Subtitled A Different Kind of Musical, ...Mem'ries is more a play with music in which the songs, some old, some new, generate the memories that Victoria experiences in the attic of her Connecticut home on the day of Franklin's memorial. With lyrics by the sensational Alan and Marilyn Bergman, it's hard to go wr (more...)
VIDEO: Blooper Alert! Outtakes from Lin-Manuel Miranda and Vanessa Nadal's Prizeo Video Shoot VIDEO: Blooper Alert! Outtakes from Lin-Manuel Miranda and Vanessa Nadal's Prizeo Video Shoot
by Stage Tube on November 17, 2017

This evening, Lin-Manuel Miranda dropped some fun bloopers from his Prizeo sweepstakes video shoot with wife, Vanessa Nadal. Check out the reel below! (more...)
VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Goes Head to Head in History Trivia with an Elementary Schooler! VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Goes Head to Head in History Trivia with an Elementary Schooler!
by Stage Tube on November 17, 2017

Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator and star of the Broadway musical, 'Hamilton.' stoped by The Ellen Show today to test his historical knowledge again Kansas' tiniest history expert, Macey Hensley. (more...)
Photo Flash: MURIEL'S WEDDING THE MUSICAL Opens This Weekend in Sydney! Photo Flash: MURIEL'S WEDDING THE MUSICAL Opens This Weekend in Sydney!
by BWW News Desk on November 17, 2017

The Sydney Theatre Company and Global Creatures' production of Muriel's Wedding The Musical opens this weekend in Sydney. See photos from the exciting new production below! (more...)
Photo Flash: Reeve Carney, Rachel Chavkin and More Celebrate HADESTOWN Opening at the Citadel Photo Flash: Reeve Carney, Rachel Chavkin and More Celebrate HADESTOWN Opening at the Citadel
by BWW News Desk on November 17, 2017

The pre-Broadway production of Ana s Mitchell's musical Hadestown just celebrated its opening at the Citadel Theatre, and BroadwayWorld has photos from the festivities below! (more...)
Jeff Kready, Lora Lee Gayer, Jason Gotay and More Set for TWO'S COMPANY Concert Tonight in Brooklyn Jeff Kready, Lora Lee Gayer, Jason Gotay and More Set for TWO'S COMPANY Concert Tonight in Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk on November 18, 2017

Tonight, November 18, 'Two's Company: Broadway's Great Duets,' a Merkin Concert Hall Broadway Close Up Presentation, will come to On Stage at Kingsborough. 'Two's Company' is an homage to the duet; the Broadway song that allows a show's stars to interact; to fight, flirt, and fall in love. From Irving Berlin to Stephen Sondheim to Leonard Bernstein, Two's Company, will celebrate great duets from hit Broadway shows such as The Book of Mormon, A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder and more. (more...)
Legendary Tommy Tune Headlines Benefit Concert Tonight at Maltz Jupiter Theatre Legendary Tommy Tune Headlines Benefit Concert Tonight at Maltz Jupiter Theatre
by BWW News Desk on November 18, 2017

The chance to see the legendary performer, director and choreographer Tommy Tune perform at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre for a one-night-only benefit concert? It's an opportunity dreams are made of. (more...)
VIDEO: On This Day, November 17- A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Brings Murder and Mayhem to Broadway VIDEO: On This Day, November 17- A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Brings Murder and Mayhem to Broadway
by Stage Tube on November 17, 2017

On this day we remember the Tony Award winning production of A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER. (more...)
SCHOOL GIRLS; OR, THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY Extends at MCC Theater SCHOOL GIRLS; OR, THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY Extends at MCC Theater
by BWW News Desk on November 17, 2017

MCC Theater has announced the extension by popular demand of the World Premiere of School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play, written by 2017-18 Tow Playwright-in-Residence Jocelyn Bioh, and directed by Tony Award winner Rebecca Taichman. Previously scheduled for a limited run through December 10, School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play will now play through Saturday, December 23 at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street). (more...)
Last Four Days to Back New Terrence McNally Documentary EVERY ACT OF LIFE Last Four Days to Back New Terrence McNally Documentary EVERY ACT OF LIFE
by BWW News Desk on November 17, 2017

Floating World Pictures with Lakeview Productions and Talu Productions present Every Act of Life, a new documentary on playwright Terrence McNally's pioneering five decades in the American theatre. (more...)
Photo Coverage: Adam Kantor & Betsy Wolfe Rehearse with Steven Reineke For Tonight's NY Pops Concert Photo Coverage: Adam Kantor & Betsy Wolfe Rehearse with Steven Reineke For Tonight's NY Pops Concert
by Stephen Sorokoff on November 17, 2017

The New York Pops main guy Steven Reineke was on the podium to rehearse a concert which is dedicated to female composers and lyricists this afternoon and BroadwayWorld was there. (more...)
Angela Lansbury Joins 'NIGHT OF STARS' A BROADWAY CELEBRATION! Lineup at Kravis Center Angela Lansbury Joins 'NIGHT OF STARS' A BROADWAY CELEBRATION! Lineup at Kravis Center
by BWW News Desk on November 17, 2017

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts today announced the addition of legendary star of stage, screen and television the Oscar, Tony, Emmy and Golden Globe winning Angela Lansbury to the upcoming annual NIGHT OF STARS A Broadway Celebration! (more...)
BWW TV: Watch Robert Fairchild Take on 'The Sword Dance' in BRIGADOON! BWW TV: Watch Robert Fairchild Take on 'The Sword Dance' in BRIGADOON!
by BroadwayWorld TV on November 19, 2017

New York City Center brings the Lerner and Loewe classic, Brigadoon, out of the Highlands mist for the musical's 70th anniversary in a star-studded concert production that unites celebrated talents from the worlds of stage and screen. (more...)
First Listen: Zac Efron & Zendaya Sing New Track from THE GREATEST SHOWMAN First Listen: Zac Efron & Zendaya Sing New Track from THE GREATEST SHOWMAN
by Stage Tube on November 17, 2017

Below, listen to a just released track written by Pasek & Paul and featuring Zac Efron and Zendaya- 'Rewrite the Stars.' (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: CATS' Jessica Hendy and Christine Cornish Smith Pour a Purrfect Drink on BROADWAY BARTENDER! BWW TV Exclusive: CATS' Jessica Hendy and Christine Cornish Smith Pour a Purrfect Drink on BROADWAY BARTENDER!
by Broadway Bartender on November 17, 2017

In this previously aired episode of Broadway Bartender, host Anthony Caporale invites CATS stars Jessica Hendy and Christine Cornish Smith for a round at the bar! (more...)
Photo Flash: TCG Fetes WAR PAINT Creative Team at 2017 Gala Photo Flash: TCG Fetes WAR PAINT Creative Team at 2017 Gala
by BWW News Desk on November 17, 2017

Theatre Communications Group's (TCG) 2017 Gala celebrated the War Paint creative team, and featured special performances by actor Samuel E. Wright accompanied by Michael Forman. Wright played the part of Mufasa in the original cast of The Lion King on Broadway. Original Broadway cast members John Dossett and Chris Hoch performed 'Dinosaurs' from War Paint accompanied by Paul Staroba. Scroll down for photos from the evening! (more...)
Jeremy Jordan, Christine Ebersole and Rachel Bay Jones Set for Seth Rudetsky's BROADWAY CONCERT SERIES at Parker Playhouse Jeremy Jordan, Christine Ebersole and Rachel Bay Jones Set for Seth Rudetsky's BROADWAY CONCERT SERIES at Parker Playhouse
by BWW News Desk on November 17, 2017

The Broward Center for the Performing Arts and Mark Cortale announce the return of the Broadway Concert Series hosted by Seth Rudetsky to Parker Playhouse. The afternoon host on Sirius/XM Satellite Radio's On Broadway channel will deliver three intimate evenings of incredible music and hilarious conversation with Jeremy Jordan, Tony Award nominated star of Newsies and NBC's Smash and CW's Supergirl (Saturday, January 6), Rachel Bay Jones, 2017 Tony winner for Dear Evan Hansen (Friday, February 16) and Christine Ebersole, two-time Tony Award-winning star of War Paint, Grey Gardens and 42nd Street (March 24). (more...)
BWW TV: Jeremy Jordan Performs Original Menken/Slater Song in TANGLED: THE SERIES BWW TV: Jeremy Jordan Performs Original Menken/Slater Song in TANGLED: THE SERIES
by BroadwayWorld TV on November 17, 2017

Below, check out two sneak peeks featuring NEWSIES star Jeremy Jordan lending his voice to the character 'Varaian' in Disney Channel's TANGLED: THE SERIES. (more...)
VIDEO: Take a Closer Look at Broadway's HELLO, DOLLY! Vinyl Edition VIDEO: Take a Closer Look at Broadway's HELLO, DOLLY! Vinyl Edition
by BWW News Desk on November 17, 2017

Masterworks Broadway is celebrating the release of The New Broadway Cast Recording of Hello, Dolly! starring three-time Grammy Award-winning legend Bette Midler as Dolly Gallagher Levi on vinyl. Watch the video below to get a closer look at all the features, including a 20-page book with production shots, lyrics and liner notes, cover art tributing the 1964 Broadway cast album and more! (more...)
Barbra Streisand to Release Concert Album 'The Music...The Mem'ries...the Magic!,' 12/8; Pre-Order Now Barbra Streisand to Release Concert Album 'The Music...The Mem'ries...the Magic!,' 12/8; Pre-Order Now
by BWW News Desk on November 17, 2017

THE MUSIC THE MEM'RIES THE MAGIC! BARBRA STREISAND TO RELEASE CONCERT ALBUM DECEMBER 8th PRE-ORDER AVAILABLE NOVEMBER 17 (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Ana
Isabelle and More in Highlights from EVITA at Asolo Rep BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Ana Isabelle and More in Highlights from EVITA at Asolo Rep
by BroadwayWorld TV on November 17, 2017

Asolo Rep presents Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony Award-winning masterpiece EVITA. Directed and choreographed by Josh Rhodes (Broadway: Bright Star, It Shoulda Been You, Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella, First Date; West End: Carousel, Sweeney Todd; Asolo Rep: Guys and Dolls), the musical opens tomorrow, November 18, and runs through December 30 in the Mertz Theatre, located in the FSU Center for the Performing Arts. Check out exclusive highlights from the show below! (more...)
Broadway at the Cabaret: Ben Vereen, Katharine McPhee & More This Week! Broadway at the Cabaret: Ben Vereen, Katharine McPhee & More This Week!
by BWW News Desk on November 19, 2017

What good is sitting alone in your room this week? If you don't already have plans to see a Broadway show, come out to see your favorite Broadway stars in a cabaret act instead. Highlights this week include: (more...)
Photo Flash: Welcome to Buenos Aires! First Look at EVITA at Asolo Rep Photo Flash: Welcome to Buenos Aires! First Look at EVITA at Asolo Rep
by BWW News Desk on November 17, 2017

Asolo Rep presents Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony Award-winning masterpiece EVITA. Directed and choreographed by Josh Rhodes (Broadway: Bright Star, It Shoulda Been You, Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella, First Date; West End: Carousel, Sweeney Todd; Asolo Rep: Guys and Dolls), the musical opens tomorrow, November 18, and runs through December 30 in the Mertz Theatre, located in the FSU Center for the Performing Arts. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)
ANASTASIA to Waltz Through Next Winter on Broadway; New Block of Tickets on Sale Monday! ANASTASIA to Waltz Through Next Winter on Broadway; New Block of Tickets on Sale Monday!
by BWW News Desk on November 17, 2017

Producers Stage Entertainment, Bill Taylor (Sister Act, Rocky), Tom Kirdahy (It's Only A Play, The Visit) and Hunter Arnold (Kinky Boots, Spring Awakening) today announce a new block of tickets through January 13, 2019 for Broadway's ANASTASIA. (more...)