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James Taylor Odom and Blake Price to Star in A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER North American Tour; Full Cast Announced James Taylor Odom and Blake Price to Star in A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER North American Tour; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk on August 17, 2017 in NationalTours

The 2017-2018 National Tour of the Tony Award winner for Best Musical, A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder, produced by NETworks Presentations, announced today full casting and tour dates for the upcoming 2017-2018 season. James Taylor Odom will play the role of the eight D'Ysquith heirs and Blake Price will portray the role of Monty Navarro. (more...)
UK Tour of CRAZY FOR YOU Opens at Theatre Royal, Plymouth Tonight UK Tour of CRAZY FOR YOU Opens at Theatre Royal, Plymouth Tonight
by BWW News Desk on August 17, 2017 in NationalTours

Charlotte Wakefield will play 'Polly' in the national tour of the Watermill Theatre's acclaimed production of 'CRAZY FOR YOU'. Charlotte joins the previously announced Tom Chambers as 'Bobby' and Caroline Flack as 'Irene'. 'CRAZY FOR YOU' opens at the Theatre Royal, Plymouth tonight 17 August 2017. (more...)
The Story Continues! LOVE NEVER DIES Finds Cast for National Tour The Story Continues! LOVE NEVER DIES Finds Cast for National Tour
by BWW News Desk on August 16, 2017 in NationalTours

Casting has been announced for Andrew Lloyd Webber's Love Never Dies, the spellbinding sequel to The Phantom of the Opera, which makes its North American premiere on Wednesday, October 25 in Detroit, MI, following technical rehearsals and performances in Utica, NY (September 22-24, Stanley Theatre) and a special preview engagement in Baltimore's Hippodrome Theatre October 3-8, 2017. (more...)
Photo Flash: Sneak Peek Inside Rehearsal for English Touring Theatre's THE WEIR Photo Flash: Sneak Peek Inside Rehearsal for English Touring Theatre's THE WEIR
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2017 in NationalTours

English Touring Theatre and Mercury Theatre Colchester's production of Conor McPherson's The Weir, 20 years after its world premiere at the Royal Court, will open at Mercury Theatre, Colchester, on 14 September before a UK tour. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)
Casting Announced for the New National Touring Production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC Casting Announced for the New National Touring Production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC
by BWW News Desk on August 14, 2017 in NationalTours

NETworks Presentations announces casting for a brand new production of The Sound of Music as part of a North American tour. State Theatre New Jersey presents four performances of The Sound of Music December 22-24, 2017. Tickets range from $35-$98. (more...)
VIDEO: Hear the New People Sing! Meet the the Cast of LES MISERABLES on Tour VIDEO: Hear the New People Sing! Meet the the Cast of LES MISERABLES on Tour
by BWW News Desk on August 11, 2017 in NationalTours

Casting for Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg's Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, LES MISERABLES, has been announced. (more...)
Nick Cartell, Josh Davis, Melissa Mitchell, Phoenix Best, Joshua Grosso and Jillian Butler to Headline LES MISERABLES on Tour Nick Cartell, Josh Davis, Melissa Mitchell, Phoenix Best, Joshua Grosso and Jillian Butler to Headline LES MISERABLES on Tour
by BWW News Desk on August 11, 2017 in NationalTours

Casting for Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg's Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, LES MISERABLES, has been announced. (more...)
Vivica Fox to Star in TWO CAN PLAY THAT GAME Stage Adaptation Vivica Fox to Star in TWO CAN PLAY THAT GAME Stage Adaptation
by BWW News Desk on August 11, 2017 in NationalTours

The original movie was met with rave reviews, instantly becoming a fan favorite and ultimately a cult classic. Over the years, the media has lauded it a 'turning point in movie history' and a 'game changer.' It is the movie 'Two Can Play That Game.' Now, an adaptation of the hit movie will be hitting the stage and touring across the country. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/11 - CHICAGO, KILL LOCAL, 42ND STREET, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/11 - CHICAGO, KILL LOCAL, 42ND STREET, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on August 11, 2017 in NationalTours

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 Chicago, Kill Local, 42nd Street, and More! (more...)
Social Spotlight: The Wacky and Wonderful Jessica Vosk Brings the Magic of WICKED on Tour to Instagram Social Spotlight: The Wacky and Wonderful Jessica Vosk Brings the Magic of WICKED on Tour to Instagram
by Alexa Criscitiello on August 11, 2017 in NationalTours

Jessica Vosk's pathway to Wicked stardom has been anything but conventional. (more...)
London's CHAMPIONS OF MAGIC Tour Headed Stateside This Fall London's CHAMPIONS OF MAGIC Tour Headed Stateside This Fall
by BWW News Desk on August 09, 2017 in NationalTours

Following in the footsteps of Downton Abbey, John Oliver and James Corden, the latest British sensation to hit our shores is the Champions Of Magic tour. (more...)
Desi Oakley to Bake Pies on the Road in WAITRESS National Tour; Cast Complete! Desi Oakley to Bake Pies on the Road in WAITRESS National Tour; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk on August 09, 2017 in NationalTours

Full casting has been announced for the upcoming National Touring Production of WAITRESS, the new Broadway musical from Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles inspired by Adrienne Shelley's 2007 motion picture. (more...)
Jill-Christine Wiley to Lead National Tour of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, Full Cast Jill-Christine Wiley to Lead National Tour of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, Full Cast
by BWW News Desk on August 07, 2017 in NationalTours

NETworks Presentations announces casting for a brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC as part of a North American tour. For more information, please visit www.TheSoundOfMusicOnTour.com. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 6 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 6
by Audition Roundup on August 06, 2017 in NationalTours

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, August 6, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Photo Flash: The Cast of the UK Tour of CRAZY FOR YOU  Has Got Rhythm! Photo Flash: The Cast of the UK Tour of CRAZY FOR YOU Has Got Rhythm!
by BWW News Desk on August 04, 2017 in NationalTours

High energy, high kicking and gloriously glamorous, the acclaimed Watermill Theatre production of Crazy for You is the ultimate feel-good musical. Starring Strictly Come Dancing winners Tom Chambers and Caroline Flack and Charlotte Wakefield as Polly, this multi-award winning romantic comedy features a fabulous score from the Gershwin brothers' songbook. (more...)
BWW Review: Beautifully Poignant FUN HOME Tour Moves Into OC's Segerstrom Center BWW Review: Beautifully Poignant FUN HOME Tour Moves Into OC's Segerstrom Center
by Michael Quintos on August 04, 2017 in NationalTours

Riveting, powerful and beautifully poignant at every step, FUN HOME—the Tony Award-winning musical based on Alison Bechdel's 2006 autobiographical graphic memoir—is one of those rare, great stage musicals that represents an astonishingly unique point-of-view that is somehow miraculously universal and inclusive at the same time. Armed with a moving, deeply personal story that's filled with heartache and heartbreak, yet with still plenty of room to be profoundly heartwarming, the musical's truly excellent national tour production continues performances at Orange County's Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa through August 6. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/4 - NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/4 - NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on August 04, 2017 in NationalTours

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 NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More! (more...)
A Cappella Show GOBSMACKED! to Kick Off North American Tour in Detroit This Fall A Cappella Show GOBSMACKED! to Kick Off North American Tour in Detroit This Fall
by BWW News Desk on August 01, 2017 in NationalTours

Nic Doodson, producer and creator of GOBSMACKED!, has announced that the sensational, next-generation a cappella show, GOBSMACKED!, will begin its first U.S. tour set to play 120 performances throughout North America. (more...)
The Revolution Returns- HAMILTON Will Play San Francisco Again in 2019 The Revolution Returns- HAMILTON Will Play San Francisco Again in 2019
by BWW News Desk on August 01, 2017 in NationalTours

Producer Jeffrey Seller announced today that HAMILTON will return to San Francisco in early 2019.  Information regarding engagement dates and how to purchase tickets will be announced at a later time.  (more...)
BWW Interview: Kate Shindle Talks Tour Life with FUN HOME The Musical BWW Interview: Kate Shindle Talks Tour Life with FUN HOME The Musical
by Michael Quintos on August 01, 2017 in NationalTours

Broadway's Kate Shindle---currently traveling the country playing Allison Bechdel in the first national tour of the Tony Award-winning musical FUN HOME---is not only an accomplished singer, actor and dancer, she is also a published author and an outspoken activist. In 2015, Shindle was also elected president of Actors' Equity Association. But before FUN HOME makes its OC debut August 1 - 6 at Costa Mesa's Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Shindle chatted with BroadwayWorld's Michael L. Quintos about her role in this groundbreaking musical, being AEA President, and what her life has been like on the road! (more...)
UK Tour of BEAUTIFUL Finds Its Carole King; Cast Announced! UK Tour of BEAUTIFUL Finds Its Carole King; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk on July 31, 2017 in NationalTours

Paul Blake, Sony/ATV Music Publishing and Mike Bosner in association with Michael Harrison are delighted to announce that Bronte Barbe will play 'Carole King' in the UK and Ireland tour of the Olivier, Tony and Grammy award-winning BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL. (more...)
Full Casting Announced for UK Tour of SON OF A PREACHER MAN Full Casting Announced for UK Tour of SON OF A PREACHER MAN
by BWW News Desk on July 31, 2017 in NationalTours

The full cast is announced for heart-warming new musical Son of a Preacher Man. Joining Diana Vickers, Debra Stephenson and Ian Reddington in the 2017 tour are Michael Howe, Michelle Long, Kate Hardisty, Cassiopeia Berkeley-Agyepong, Lewis Kidd, Liam Vincent-Kilbride, Jon Bonner, Rachel McAllister, Ellie-Jane Goddard, Gary Mitchinson and Jess Barker. (more...)
BWW Review: WICKED is Still Wildly 'Popular' BWW Review: WICKED is Still Wildly 'Popular'
by Pati Buehler on July 29, 2017 in NationalTours

After 14 years the crowds return as WICKED brings its magic to Philly (more...)
BWW Review: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS National Tour at the Oriental Theatre BWW Review: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS National Tour at the Oriental Theatre
by Rachel Weinberg on July 29, 2017 in NationalTours

Christopher Wheeldon's visually stunning production of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS has come dancing into Broadway In Chicago's Oriental Theatre. Wheeldon's complex and extensive choreography is the most striking and entertaining element of this new musical, based upon the classic Gene Kelly film and with a new book by Craig Lucas that weaves together George and Ira Gershwin's lush song catalog. AN AMERICAN IN PARIS enjoyed a successful Broadway run in 2015, and this touring company can certainly keep up with Wheeldon's moves as well as the original ensemble. (more...)
Regional Roundup 7/28: WEST SIDE STORY at the Lyric Theatre, MAMMA MIA! at The Gateway, and SOMETHING ROTTEN in Kansas City! Regional Roundup 7/28: WEST SIDE STORY at the Lyric Theatre, MAMMA MIA! at The Gateway, and SOMETHING ROTTEN in Kansas City!
by BWW Special Coverage on July 28, 2017 in NationalTours

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 West Side Story, Mamma Mia!, Something Rotten, and More! (more...)