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BWW Review: Touring Company of WAITRESS Serves Up Sumptuous Treat in Premiere at Connor Palace BWW Review: Touring Company of WAITRESS Serves Up Sumptuous Treat in Premiere at Connor Palace
by Roy Berko on October 21, 2017 in NationalTours

The quality of the music, the staging, the performances and the story line of Waitress assure that it will delight audiences as it traverses the country. It's a must see for anyone who loves musical theater at its creative best. (more...)
Photo Flash: The Sun Shines Again! BRIGHT STAR Tour Opens in LA Photo Flash: The Sun Shines Again! BRIGHT STAR Tour Opens in LA
by BWW News Desk on October 21, 2017 in NationalTours

Presented by Center Theatre Group, 'Bright Star' opened at the Ahmanson Theatre on Friday, October 20. Go inside opening night below! (more...)
Judy Moody to Arrive at Children's Theaters Across the U.S. Starting This Fall Judy Moody to Arrive at Children's Theaters Across the U.S. Starting This Fall
by BWW News Desk on October 21, 2017 in NationalTours

Judy Moody is ready for the spotlight. Since 2000, the Judy Moody books have delighted millions of children worldwide. Now, children will have a real-live Judy Moody thanks to seven children's theaters across the nation that are collaborating to adapt the story for the stage. (more...)
VIDEO: Andrew Lloyd Webber Shares Why LOVE NEVER DIES Launched in Detroit VIDEO: Andrew Lloyd Webber Shares Why LOVE NEVER DIES Launched in Detroit
by BWW News Desk on October 20, 2017 in NationalTours

The national tour of Love Never Dies is currently in performances at the Fisher Theatre in Detroit, MI, where it will play through October 29, 2017. The official tour opening is next week, October 25, 2017, and in anticipation, Andrew Lloyd Webber spoke to the local FOX station about why he chose Detroit for the U.S. premiere of his musical. See what he had to say below! (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 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 THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, KINKT BOOTS, THE LITTLE MERMAID, and more! (more...)
Photo Flash: Andrew Lloyd Webber Visits LOVE NEVER DIES in Detroit Photo Flash: Andrew Lloyd Webber Visits LOVE NEVER DIES in Detroit
by BWW News Desk on October 19, 2017 in NationalTours

Andrew Lloyd Webber joined the cast of the national tour of Love Never Dies on stage last night, October 18, 2017, at the Fisher Theatre in Detroit, MI, where it will play through October 29, 2017. The official tour opening night is October 25, 2017. BroadwayWorld has photos of his visit below! (more...)
VIDEO: Watch LES MIS Tour's Fantine, Melissa Mitchell, Sing I Dreamed a Dream VIDEO: Watch LES MIS Tour's Fantine, Melissa Mitchell, Sing I Dreamed a Dream
by Stage Tube on October 18, 2017 in NationalTours

Yesterday, Melissa Mitchell stopped by Windy City LIVE to give us a sneak peek into the current North American Tour of Les Mis. Check out her I Dreamed a Dream below: (more...)
BWW Review: The ON YOUR FEET Tour is the Perfect Kind of Theatrical Cotton Candy BWW Review: The ON YOUR FEET Tour is the Perfect Kind of Theatrical Cotton Candy
by Matt Tamanini on October 18, 2017 in NationalTours

In just its first tour stop following its Miami opening earlier this month, the national tour of ON YOUR FEET, the Gloria and Emilio Estefan musical, is playing Orlando's Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts now through October 22nd. Whether you are familiar with the music of the Miami Sound Machine or not, ON YOUR FEET is like theatrical cotton candy; incredibly enjoyable fluff with little else behind it, but that's not a bad thing. (more...)
BWW Review: It's Roctober at the Benedum with SCHOOL OF ROCK BWW Review: It's Roctober at the Benedum with SCHOOL OF ROCK
by Dylan Shaffer on October 19, 2017 in NationalTours

Washed up and slowly approaching middle age, rocker Dewey Finn (Rob Colletti) is living on his best friend's couch, stuck in his glory days in a college band. He finds himself strapped for cash and soon devises a plan to win the Battle of the Bands, enlisting, of course, the famous School of Rock band, which is comprised of prep school children rocking gnarly licks on the guitar, riffing vocal solos, and pounding drum beats. (more...)
Photo Flash: Tune Up! New Shots of RENT's 20th Anniversary Tour Photo Flash: Tune Up! New Shots of RENT's 20th Anniversary Tour
by BWW News Desk on October 18, 2017 in NationalTours

BroadwayWorld is excited to share brand-new photos from the RENT 20th Anniversary Tour - scroll down to check out the cast in action! (more...)
Photo Flash: Andrew Lloyd Webber Visits SCHOOL OF ROCK on Tour in Columbus Photo Flash: Andrew Lloyd Webber Visits SCHOOL OF ROCK on Tour in Columbus
by BWW News Desk on October 17, 2017 in NationalTours

Andrew Lloyd Webber visited the cast of the National Tour of School of Rock - The Musical last weekend while the show was in Columbus, OH. The entire company was thrilled to rock out with the theater icon backstage. Check out a photo below! (more...)
Photo Flash: They're Here! First Look at THE COLOR PURPLE on Tour Photo Flash: They're Here! First Look at THE COLOR PURPLE on Tour
by BWW News Desk on October 17, 2017 in NationalTours

The first North American tour of the Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of THE COLOR PURPLE celebrates its official opening tonight, October 17, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland at The Hippodrome Theatre. The tour will visit more than 30 cities in its first year on tour. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)
BWW Interview: Sydney Patrick of KINKY BOOTS at Robinson Performance Hall BWW Interview: Sydney Patrick of KINKY BOOTS at Robinson Performance Hall
by Mike Noland on October 17, 2017 in NationalTours

Getting that first National tour seems like a right of passage among Broadway's next generation of stars. Sydney Patrick could not be more excited to be on that path while starring as Lauren in the National tour of Kinky Boots. Her incredibly powerful voice, brilliant timing and adept physical comedy make her a star on the rise. (more...)
BWW Review: Mirvish's THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME is a Surreal Visual Feast BWW Review: Mirvish's THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME is a Surreal Visual Feast
by Taylor Long on October 16, 2017 in NationalTours

Perception-twisting is the best way to describe the effect this play had on me. THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME, Simon Stephens' Olivier and Tony Award-winning play, based on the novel by Mark Haddon, has finally come to Canada. The National Theatre touring production of Marianne Elliott's ambitious vision is simple yet stunning, emotionally gripping and all-together eye-opening. (more...)
WAITRESS National Tour, Starring Desi Oakley, Launches Tonight in Cleveland WAITRESS National Tour, Starring Desi Oakley, Launches Tonight in Cleveland
by BWW News Desk on October 17, 2017 in NationalTours

The National Tour of WAITRESS premieres in Cleveland, OH at the Connor Palace Theatre in Playhouse Square tonight, October 17th, 2017. (more...)
BWW Review: KINKY BOOTS at Robinson Performance Hall-The Most Beautiful Thing in the World is watching this amazing cast shine like a sequined covered stiletto! BWW Review: KINKY BOOTS at Robinson Performance Hall-The Most Beautiful Thing in the World is watching this amazing cast shine like a sequined covered stiletto!
by Mike Noland on October 17, 2017 in NationalTours

Kinky Boots struts it's stuff right into Little Rock. The 2013 Tony winner for Best musical is a joyous, funny and timely show that entertains even the straightest of laces. It's amazing how much more important the message of the show seems right now. (more...)
BWW TV: They've Got Poison in Their Pockets! Watch Highlights from 'GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE' on Tour BWW TV: They've Got Poison in Their Pockets! Watch Highlights from 'GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE' on Tour
by BroadwayWorld TV on October 16, 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, tells the uproarious story of Monty Navarro, a distant heir to a family fortune who sets out to jump the line of succession, by any means necessary. BroadwayWorld has a first look at footage of the new company below! (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER on Tour Photo Flash: First Look at A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER on Tour
by BWW News Desk on October 16, 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, tells the uproarious story of Monty Navarro, a distant heir to a family fortune who sets out to jump the line of succession, by any means necessary. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Oct. 15 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Oct. 15
by Audition Roundup on October 15, 2017 in NationalTours

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, October 15, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
BWW Interview: Alyssa Giannetti of LOVE NEVER DIES at The Fisher Theatre Says It Is A Beautiful Experience Not To Be Missed! BWW Interview: Alyssa Giannetti of LOVE NEVER DIES at The Fisher Theatre Says It Is A Beautiful Experience Not To Be Missed!
by Katie Laban on October 12, 2017 in NationalTours

Andrew Lloyd Webber's Love Never Dies will open its North American tour here in Detroit on October 17th at the Fisher Theatre and hometown cast member Alyssa Giannetti could not be more thrilled to be part of the production. This is an amazing sequel, she said. It's a really gorgeous story filled with love, excitement, discovery, smoke and mirrors, creepy creatures, and uniqueness. It is such a beautiful story. (more...)
TWO CAN PLAY THAT GAME Tour, Starring Vivica Fox, Starts Tonight in Memphis TWO CAN PLAY THAT GAME Tour, Starring Vivica Fox, Starts Tonight in Memphis
by BWW News Desk on October 13, 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...)
All Paws on Deck! PAW Patrol Live! THE GREAT PIRATE ADVENTURE Announces North American Tour All Paws on Deck! PAW Patrol Live! THE GREAT PIRATE ADVENTURE Announces North American Tour
by BWW News Desk on October 13, 2017 in NationalTours

All paws on deck! Following the continued success of the PAW Patrol Live! 'Race to the Rescue' tour, Nickelodeon and VStar Entertainment Group today announced a second live stage show based on PAW Patrol, the top-rated preschool series produced by Spin Master Entertainment. (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 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 ONCE, FUN HOME, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY and More! (more...)
BWW Review: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at the Eccles is a Work of Art BWW Review: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at the Eccles is a Work of Art
by Tyler Hinton on October 11, 2017 in NationalTours

The national tour of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at the Eccles Theater is a beautifully crafted work of art that celebrates art in many forms. Dance, music, and visual art play important roles in both the plot and the production of the show itself, which is a unique combination of a ballet, a dramatic play, and a musical. (more...)
Ntsepa Pitjeng, Mthokozisi Emkay Khanyile and More Join the International Tour of Disney's THE LION KING; Full Cast Announced Ntsepa Pitjeng, Mthokozisi Emkay Khanyile and More Join the International Tour of Disney's THE LION KING; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk on October 11, 2017 in NationalTours

Michael Cassel Group in association with Disney Theatrical Productions are thrilled to reveal the full company of the international tour of the world's #1 musical, Disney's THE LION KING. (more...)