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Seasons Announced for Mark Taper Forum and Kirk Douglas Theatre, Featuring SLAVE PLAY Photo Seasons Announced for Mark Taper Forum and Kirk Douglas Theatre, Featuring SLAVE PLAY West Coast Premiere & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - September 30, 2021

Center Theatre Group has announced the upcoming seasons for the Mark Taper Forum and Kirk Douglas Theatre and we've got the full schedules, how to get tickets & more....
DPAC Announces Digital Rush Lottery For THE BAND'S VISIT Photo DPAC Announces Digital Rush Lottery For THE BAND'S VISIT
by Stephi Wild - October 01, 2021

DPAC has announced that beginning October 4th at 9:00 AM, a digital rush lottery will take place for THE BAND'S VISIT.  The winner of 10 Tony awards including Best Musical will premiere at DPAC October 5 – 10, as part of Truist Broadway at DPAC. ...
Shattered Globe Theatre Announces Associate Artistic Director; Additional Staffing Ne Photo Shattered Globe Theatre Announces Associate Artistic Director; Additional Staffing News
by A.A. Cristi - September 28, 2021

Shattered Globe Theatre has announced the appointment of Amber D. Montgomery as the company's first Associate Artistic Director. SGT also welcomes Emma Durbin as its new Marketing and Community Engagement Director and bids farewell to Anna Gelman, who served as the company's Associate Producer. ...
Calgary Opera Announces New Artistic Director Photo Calgary Opera Announces New Artistic Director
by Vicki Trask - October 01, 2021

Calgary Opera is pleased to welcome Jonathan Brandani, a sought-after rising star of the classical music world, as the company's new Artistic Director. Calgary Opera audiences will remember Maestro Brandani as the conductor of the Calgary Opera's box office record-shattering 2019 production of Pucci...
Auction of Memorabilia from Broadway's Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley for Cancer Sup Photo Auction of Memorabilia from Broadway's Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley for Cancer Support Community to be Held This Month
by Gigi Gervais - October 09, 2021

On what would have been beloved Broadway legend Marin Mazzie’s 61st birthday, the Cancer Support Community (CSC) and Applause Shop announced an auction of theatrical memorabilia from Mazzie and her husband and fellow Broadway star Jason Danieley....
Darius de Haas, Ann Harada, Lesli Margherita & More to Take Part in AMANDA GREEN & FR Photo Darius de Haas, Ann Harada, Lesli Margherita & More to Take Part in AMANDA GREEN & FRIENDS 'VAXXED AF!'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - September 21, 2021

BIRDLAND will present Amanda Green & Friends “Vaxxed AF!” on Monday, October 4 at 7:00 PM. Tony Award-nominated lyricist/composer and award-winning performer Amanda Green will be joined by some amazing Broadway friends, including Darius de Haas, Ann Harada, Lesli Margherita, Curtis Moore, Natalie Do...
BWW Interview: Director Ellyn Essig of THE GHOST TRAIN at Nutley Little Theatre Photo BWW Interview: Director Ellyn Essig of THE GHOST TRAIN at Nutley Little Theatre
by Gina Sarno - October 14, 2021

Nutley Little Theatre set to open its doors to a live audience for the first time since the pandemic, with 'The Ghost Train,' directed by Ellyn Essig....
Linda Fortunato Begins Role as Artistic Director At Peninsula Players Theatre Photo Linda Fortunato Begins Role as Artistic Director At Peninsula Players Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - September 22, 2021

Peninsula Players Theatre has announced that Linda Fortunato succeeded Greg Vinkler as the theater's new artistic director this week. Fortunato was appointed by the Board of Directors earlier this year when Vinkler announced he was stepping down from administrative duties at the end of the 2021 seas...
BWW Review: THE GARDENS OF ANUNCIA at The Old Globe Photo BWW Review: THE GARDENS OF ANUNCIA at The Old Globe
by E.H. Reiter - September 18, 2021

THE GARDENS OF ANUNCIA, the world premiere Old Globe commissioned musical is a lovely, funny, and heartfelt musical that celebrates the love of family, art, and even the adversity that helps a person truly bloom.  THE GARDENS OF ANUNCIA is playing at The Old Globe through October 17th. ...
BWW Interview: Director Shelby Lewis Of THE WOLVES at First Presbyterian Theatre Photo BWW Interview: Director Shelby Lewis Of THE WOLVES at First Presbyterian Theatre
by Tara Olivero - September 17, 2021

An interview with director Shelby Lewis of Fort Wayne's premier of THE WOLVES, open now through September 26th....
Taron Egerton and Jonathan Bailey to Lead Marianne Elliott-Directed Play Photo Taron Egerton and Jonathan Bailey to Lead Marianne Elliott-Directed Play
by A.A. Cristi - September 23, 2021

Academy Award-nominee Taryn Edgerton will join Bridgerton star Jonathan Bailey in Mike Bartlett's play Cock this spring on the West End. ...
VIDEO: Recap the Stage Career of Emmy Winner Hannah Waddingham Photo VIDEO: Recap the Stage Career of Emmy Winner Hannah Waddingham
by Nicole Rosky - September 20, 2021

Just last night, West End actress turned television's favorite new star, Hannah Waddingham, accepted her first Emmy Award for her outstanding performance as Rebecca Welton on Ted Lasso. In her speech, she gave a shoutout to her fellow stage performers. 'West End musical theatre performers need to be...
Seasons Announced for Mark Taper Forum and Kirk Douglas Theatre, Featuring SLAVE PLAY Photo Seasons Announced for Mark Taper Forum and Kirk Douglas Theatre, Featuring SLAVE PLAY West Coast Premiere & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - September 30, 2021

Center Theatre Group has announced the upcoming seasons for the Mark Taper Forum and Kirk Douglas Theatre and we've got the full schedules, how to get tickets & more....
BWW Interview: Deborah Robin on LOVE, LINDA: THE LIFE OF MRS. COLE PORTER by P3 Theat Photo BWW Interview: Deborah Robin on LOVE, LINDA: THE LIFE OF MRS. COLE PORTER by P3 Theatre Company
by Shari Barrett - September 25, 2021

LOVE, LINDA: THE LIFE OF MRS. COLE PORTER had its Off-Broadway premiere in 2013 featuring music and lyrics by Cole Porter, with Book by Stevie Holland and Gary Wiliam Friedman. The show will have its Southwestern Regional Premiere October 16-24 at the 2nd Story Theatre in Hermosa Beach before moving...
Liverpool's Epstein Theatre Reopens This Christmas With Panto Starring Ben Richards Photo Liverpool's Epstein Theatre Reopens This Christmas With Panto Starring Ben Richards
by Stephi Wild - October 14, 2021

The Epstein Theatre in Liverpool reopens this December with family favourite pantomime Beauty And The Beast....
BWW Album Review: Jennifer Hudson's RESPECT Soundtrack Exquisitely Honors the 'Queen Photo BWW Album Review: Jennifer Hudson's RESPECT Soundtrack Exquisitely Honors the 'Queen of Soul' and Celebrates Strength in Sisterhood
by Courtney Savoia - September 25, 2021

They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but truly getting to know the heart, soul, and essence of a music legend is the ultimate honor. For Oscar-and Grammy-winning actress, Jennifer Hudson, portraying the one and only Aretha Franklin was a serious and cherished commitment. In her...
Porchlight Music Theatre Announces Cast And Creative Team For PUMP BOYS & DINETTES Photo Porchlight Music Theatre Announces Cast And Creative Team For PUMP BOYS & DINETTES
by Stephi Wild - September 22, 2021

One of the longest running shows in Chicago Theatre history, Pump Boys & Dinettes is a music theatre phenomenon filled with toe-tapping music on guitar, piano, bass and a kitchen utensil or two! This North Carolina dinette is your home off the highway and located just across the street from the fill...
BWW Review: ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT at Alleyway's Main Theater Photo BWW Review: ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT at Alleyway's Main Theater
by Mark C. Lloyd - September 25, 2021

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Recap the 2020 Tony Awards Acceptance Speeches Photo Recap the 2020 Tony Awards Acceptance Speeches
by Team BWW - September 26, 2021

As part of BroadwayWorld's expansive coverage of the 74th Annual Tony Awards, we're bringing you the full text of all of the acceptance speeches; from the emotional to the humorous, and everything in between. Keep up with all of the winners' speeches with our list below....
Sara Sheperd Will Lead the Tour of BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL; Full Casting Photo Sara Sheperd Will Lead the Tour of BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL; Full Casting Announced!
by Stephi Wild - October 07, 2021

The North American tour of the Tony and Grammy Award-winning hit musical Beautiful- The Carole King Musical will welcome Sara Sheperd (Carole King), James D. Gish (Gerry Goffin), Sara King (Cynthia Weil), Ryan Farnsworth (Barry Mann), Matt Loehr (Don Kirshner) and Rachel Coloff (Genie Klein) to the ...
Kennesaw State Department Of Theatre And Performance Studies To Present WONDROUS STRA Photo Kennesaw State Department Of Theatre And Performance Studies To Present WONDROUS STRANGE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - September 30, 2021

Kennesaw State University's Department of Theatre and Performance Studies will present Wondrous Strange October 5-10 at the Onyx Theater on the Kennesaw campus. Inspired by Kentucky ghost tales, this collage of short plays explores our endless fascination with hauntings, spirits, and paranormal happ...
BWW Review: MASQUERADE: THE MUSIC OF ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER at White Plains Performing Photo BWW Review: MASQUERADE: THE MUSIC OF ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER at White Plains Performing Arts Center
by Peter Danish - October 12, 2021

That said, any review of the music of Andrew Lloyd Webber, (for readers who have been on Mars for the last half century: 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,' 'Jesus Christ Superstar,' 'Song and Dance', 'Aspects of Love', 'Evita,' 'The Phantom of the Opera,' 'Sunset Boulevard,' and 'School...
Academy Award-Winning Alumni & Hollywood Heavyweights Take Center Stage For HollyShor Photo Academy Award-Winning Alumni & Hollywood Heavyweights Take Center Stage For HollyShorts Opening Night Lineup
by A.A. Cristi - September 16, 2021

On September 23rd, the Oscar-Qualifying HollyShorts Film Festival will once again host a star-studded Opening Night celebration. Attendees of the in-person ceremony will witness short film premieres from Academy Award-winning alumni and Hollywood heavyweights. Kicking off the 17th annual festival wi...
BWW Review: BRILLIANT Debuts on Theatre Row Photo BWW Review: BRILLIANT Debuts on Theatre Row
by Carissa Chesanek - October 01, 2021

Dani Tapper's new musical, Brilliant recently debuted on Theatre Row in part of New York City's Broadway Bound Theatre Festival....
BWW Review: North Carolina Theatre's 9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL Photo BWW Review: North Carolina Theatre's 9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL
by Jeffrey Kare - October 13, 2021

Based on Colin Higgins' 1980 Academy Award nominated film of the same name, 9 to 5 follows three female coworkers in the late 1970s. Pushed to the boiling point, they team up to concoct a plan to get even with the sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot they call their boss. In a hilarious tu...