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Cast Complete for 5th Avenue Theatre's New Staging of RAGTIMECast Complete for 5th Avenue Theatre's New Staging of RAGTIME
September 19, 2017

The 5th Avenue Theatre has announced full casting for its evocative new production of Ragtime, which begins rehearsals today. A tale of family, heart and perseverance at the turn of the 20th century, ... (more...)


New Musical ROAD TO HEAVEN: THE JONATHAN LEE MUSICAL Gets D.C. Reading Before Shanghai PremiereNew Musical ROAD TO HEAVEN: THE JONATHAN LEE MUSICAL Gets D.C. Reading Before Shanghai Premiere
September 19, 2017

China Broadway Entertainment announces its latest original global musical: Road to Heaven: The Jonathan Lee Musical. Adapted from the novel by internationally acclaimed author Li Xiuwen, the original ... (more...)


Jessie Mueller, Kelli O'Hara & Faith Prince Headed for The Herbst in San FranciscoJessie Mueller, Kelli O'Hara & Faith Prince Headed for The Herbst in San Francisco
September 19, 2017

Producer Mark Cortale's Broadway concert series hosted by Sirius XM radio star Seth Rudetsky will return to San Francisco for the 2017/18 season with a move to the Herbst Theatre at the iconic ... (more...)


National Alliance for Musical Theatre Announces Team for FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALSNational Alliance for Musical Theatre Announces Team for FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS
September 19, 2017

National Alliance for Musical Theatre (Betsy King Militello, Executive Director) is thrilled to announce the line-up of directors and initial casting for the 29th Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, whic... (more...)


Schimmel Center presents AMERICAN DANCE SPECTACULAR!Schimmel Center presents AMERICAN DANCE SPECTACULAR!
September 19, 2017

The Schimmel Center presents American Dance Spectacular! on Saturday, October 21 at 7:30 p.m., exploring the history of American popular dance throughout the 20th century, including the Charleston, Li... (more...)


Congressman John Lewis Rescheduled at University of Michigan Stamps Speaker SeriesCongressman John Lewis Rescheduled at University of Michigan Stamps Speaker Series
September 19, 2017

Due to an emergency meeting of the Congressional Black Caucus, the Thursday, Sept. 21, Penny Stamps Speaker Series event featuring Congressman John Lewis and 'March' co-creators Andrew Aydin and Nate ... (more...)


American Symphony Orchestra Opens Season at Carnegie Hall with Focus on Music and Politics: Sessions, Copland, BernsteinAmerican Symphony Orchestra Opens Season at Carnegie Hall with Focus on Music and Politics: Sessions, Copland, Bernstein
September 19, 2017

The American Symphony Orchestra will open the 57th season of its Vanguard series at Carnegie Hall with a program titled The Sounds of Democracy on Wednesday, October 11 at 8 pm. All performances in t... (more...)


BWW Review:  Mesmerizing, emotion-laden “Last of the Boys” at none too fragileBWW Review: Mesmerizing, emotion-laden “Last of the Boys” at none too fragile
by Roy Berko - September 19, 2017

War is hell and, as highlighted in Last of the Boys, its aftermath is often worse. Kudos to Sean Derry and his cast for creating a compelling evening of theater. This is must see theater for anyone ... (more...)


Full Programme Announced for CORONET INTERNATIONAL FESTIVALFull Programme Announced for CORONET INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL
September 19, 2017

Artistic Director of Print Room at the Coronet Anda Winters has curated a month-long festival representing the theatre's diverse, multi-artform programme and made up almost entirely of UK premieres. C... (more...)


Leslie Odom Jr., Andrew Rannells, Sutton Foster, and Stephanie J. Block To Perform Live at Lincoln CenterLeslie Odom Jr., Andrew Rannells, Sutton Foster, and Stephanie J. Block To Perform Live at Lincoln Center
by Alexa Criscitiello - September 19, 2017

This December, some of Broadway's brightest stars Leslie Odom Jr., Andrew Rannells, Sutton Foster with special guest Jonathan Groff, and Stephanie J. Block will headline four special performances comb... (more...)


Tim Baltz, Laura Grey & More Join Comedy Central's THE OPPOSITION W/ JORDAN KLEPPERTim Baltz, Laura Grey & More Join Comedy Central's THE OPPOSITION W/ JORDAN KLEPPER
September 19, 2017

Comedy Central's new late night franchise, THE OPPOSITION W/ JORDAN KLEPPER announces Tim Baltz, Laura Grey, Aaron Jackson, Josh Sharp, Kobi Libii and Niccole Thurman as its team of Citizen Journalist... (more...)


See Alvin Ailey, Michael Feinstein, and More in 'NJPAC@20: Friends in Concert!'See Alvin Ailey, Michael Feinstein, and More in 'NJPAC@20: Friends in Concert!'
September 19, 2017

Symphonic music, tap, R&B, modern dance, American Song and all that jazz, performed by an array of artists beloved by audiences around the world, will be experienced for one night only in NJPAC@20: F... (more...)


Hottest Articles on BWW 9/12/2017 - 9/19/2017Hottest Articles on BWW 9/12/2017 - 9/19/2017
by - September 19, 2017

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 9/12/2017 - 9/19/2017. (more...)


Works & Process at the Guggenheim Presents Tanaquil Le Clercq's 'The Ballet Cook Book'Works & Process at the Guggenheim Presents Tanaquil Le Clercq's 'The Ballet Cook Book'
September 19, 2017

In 1967, ballerina Tanaquil Le Clercq published The Ballet CookBook, her masterful compendium of ballet history, food stories, and recipes from over 90 leading dancers and choreographers of the day, i... (more...)


70's SOUL JAM On Sale Friday at AT&T Performing Arts Center70's SOUL JAM On Sale Friday at AT&T Performing Arts Center
September 18, 2017

The nonprofit AT&T Performing Arts Center and MEG Presents announced today that tickets for 70s Soul Jam featuring The Whispers, Delfonics and Chi-Lites will go on sale Friday, September 22 at 10 a.m.... (more...)


2017 DUMBO DANCE FESTIVAL Comes ot Brooklyn 10/5-10/82017 DUMBO DANCE FESTIVAL Comes ot Brooklyn 10/5-10/8
September 18, 2017

On Thursday, October 5, 2017, WHITE WAVE Dance celebrates our 17th Anniversary season of the DUMBO Dance Festival (DDF) with a Gala Opening that heralds the most anticipated four-day festival of conte... (more...)


HIP HOP NUTCRACKER to Bring Twist on Tchaikovsky Classic to the Fox; Tickets on Sale Friday!HIP HOP NUTCRACKER to Bring Twist on Tchaikovsky Classic to the Fox; Tickets on Sale Friday!
September 18, 2017

The Hip Hop Nutcracker (www.hiphopnutcracker.com), a contemporary dance spectacle set to Tchaikovsky's timeless music, hits the road this holiday season to 28 U.S. cities. (more...)


CDI to Present THE CHICAGO PROJECT as Part of Chicago Architecture BiennialCDI to Present THE CHICAGO PROJECT as Part of Chicago Architecture Biennial
September 18, 2017

CDI/Concert Dance Inc. (CDI) presents the world premiere of The Chicago Project: Future Present at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn, on Friday, September 22 at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. (more...)


Tori Keenan-Zelt's New Play SEPH Coming to American Theatre of ActorsTori Keenan-Zelt's New Play SEPH Coming to American Theatre of Actors
September 18, 2017

Do you want to grow things or kill things? As a teenage goddess, Seph lives in her family's in-between. With her mom, she makes grass grow and flowers bloom. (more...)


Andrew Bird's 'Gezelligheid' Coming to Nashville & Chicago This DecemberAndrew Bird's 'Gezelligheid' Coming to Nashville & Chicago This December
September 18, 2017

Andrew Bird's intimate Gezelligheid performances make their Nashville debut this December for a two-night residency at the Downtown Presbyterian Church. (more...)


Lyrical, Uplifting HOME by Samm-Art Williams Comes to ICTLyrical, Uplifting HOME by Samm-Art Williams Comes to ICT
September 15, 2017

There's no place like home at least according to playwright Samm-Art Williams. First produced to great acclaim by the Negro Ensemble Company, Williams' brilliantly inventive and lyrically expressive... (more...)


Lumineers Cover Bob Dylan Classic for Project in Conjunction with Burns/Novick's 'The Vietnam War'Lumineers Cover Bob Dylan Classic for Project in Conjunction with Burns/Novick's 'The Vietnam War'
September 15, 2017

THE VIETNAM WAR, a new film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick scheduled to premiere on PBS on September 17, 2017, has inspired a new platform for leading artists to share their renditions of iconic songs f... (more...)


Broadway's Linda Eder to Return to the State Theatre This FallBroadway's Linda Eder to Return to the State Theatre This Fall
September 15, 2017

Showcasing one of the greatest voices of our time, Linda Eder's diverse repertoire spans Broadway, standards, pop, country and jazz. The award-winning actress returns to the State Theatre stage... (more...)


WQXR's Elliott Forrest and Silent Film Composer Donald Sosin Set for SMALL WORLD Talk at 59E59 TheatersWQXR's Elliott Forrest and Silent Film Composer Donald Sosin Set for SMALL WORLD Talk at 59E59 Theaters
September 15, 2017

Broadcaster Elliott Forrest and composer Donald Sosin join the cast and creative team of SMALL WORLD for a post-show conversation following the 8:15 PM performance on Friday, September 22. (more...)


Michael McDonald's First Album of New Material in a Decade 'Wide Open' Out TodayMichael McDonald's First Album of New Material in a Decade 'Wide Open' Out Today
September 15, 2017

Wide Open, Michael McDonald's first new album in nearly a decade, is out today via BMG. Featuring special guests including Warren Haynes, Robben Ford, Marcus Miller and Branford Marsalis, the record i... (more...)