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VIDEO: A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS LIVE National Tour 'Wassails' in the Classroom VIDEO: A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS LIVE National Tour 'Wassails' in the Classroom
by BWW News Desk on December 11, 2017 in NationalTours

The touring cast of A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS LIVE has recorded a rendition of 'Here We Come a Wassailing' using classroom instruments, inspired by Jimmy Fallon and The Roots on The Tonight Show. Check it out below! (more...)
Disney's THE LION KING Roars for Sold-Out Run in Baltimore Disney's THE LION KING Roars for Sold-Out Run in Baltimore
by BWW News Desk on December 11, 2017 in NationalTours

Disney's THE LION KING is celebrating its sold-out engagement in Baltimore, which concluded on Sunday at the Hippodrome Theatre. The triumphant four-week return grossed over $5.6 million at the box office and entertained more than 64,000 patrons during 31 performances. This was The Lion King's third time in Baltimore, following a 5-week engagement in 2012. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 10 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 10
by BWW News Desk on December 10, 2017 in NationalTours

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, December 10, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes and Experience #PreshowPrep with the HAMILTON Tour VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes and Experience #PreshowPrep with the HAMILTON Tour
by BWW News Desk on December 10, 2017 in NationalTours

You've seen how Broadway does it, now check out HAMILTON tour's #PreshowPrep! Follow along for a glimpse backstage, onstage, and everywhere in between as the company preps for their show. (more...)
BWW Interview: Billy Harrigan Tighe of FINDING NEVERLAND National Tour Coming to the Wharton Center and Then Detroit! BWW Interview: Billy Harrigan Tighe of FINDING NEVERLAND National Tour Coming to the Wharton Center and Then Detroit!
by Katie Laban on December 08, 2017 in NationalTours

Finding Neverland is coming to Michigan with two tour stops during its first national tour. First up is December 12th-17th at the Cobb Great Hall as part of the MSU Federal Credit Union Broadway at the Wharton Center Series in East Lansing and then February 6th-18th at the Fisher Theatre in Detroit. Based on the Academy Award-winning Miramax motion picture by David Magee, and play The Man Who Was Peter Pan by Allan Knee, Finding Neverland follows the relationship between playwright J.M. Barrie and the family that inspired Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up one of the most beloved stories of all time. This new musical is packed with mesmerizing visuals, irresistible songs, and plenty of laughs. Finding Neverland is a timeless story about the power of imagination and spectacular proof that you never really have to grow up! And BroadwayWorld Detroit had a quick moment to hear from Billy Harrigan Tighe who is currently on tour with Finding Neverland as J.M. Barrie. (more...)
WICKED, BEAUTIFUL & HAMILTON Tour Stars Set for BC/EFA, Chicago House Holiday Benefit WICKED, BEAUTIFUL & HAMILTON Tour Stars Set for BC/EFA, Chicago House Holiday Benefit
by BWW News Desk on December 08, 2017 in NationalTours

Members of the National Touring companies of WICKED and BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL, and HAMILTON Chicago company members, will host 'We Three Shows: A Broadway Holiday Benefit,' a cabaret concert benefitting Chicago House and Social Service Agency and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. The benefit will take place at Thalia Hall (1807 South Allport Street) on December 11, 2017 at 7:30PM. (more...)
Cast Announced for Award-Winning Musical TEDDY on Tour Cast Announced for Award-Winning Musical TEDDY on Tour
by BWW News Desk on December 08, 2017 in NationalTours

The cast is announced for the award-winning musical TEDDY, by Tristan Bernays, with music by Dougal Irvine, the first production in The Watermill Theatre's Spring 2018 season which runs at the theatre from Thursday 11 January until Saturday 10 February. (more...)
BWW Review: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at Detroit Opera House is a Stunning Musical Filled with Exquisite Dancing! BWW Review: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at Detroit Opera House is a Stunning Musical Filled with Exquisite Dancing!
by Katie Laban on December 08, 2017 in NationalTours

An American in Paris, the most awarded new musical of 2015 and winner of four Tony Awards, is currently playing until December 10th at the Detroit Opera House. It is a stunning show filled with some of the most exquisite dance numbers in recent history, catchy songs, and a beautiful story to go along with it. (more...)
Video: 'Young Max' Goes Behind The Scenes With THE GRINCH National Tour Video: 'Young Max' Goes Behind The Scenes With THE GRINCH National Tour
by BWW News Desk on December 07, 2017 in NationalTours

Andreas Wyder (currently starring as 'Young Max' in the 2017 National Tour of How The Grinch Stole Christmas: The Musical) has released an exclusive Music Video Announcement Episode of the hit backstage video-blog PUPPY TALES! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/8 - Les Mis, Newsies, School of Rock, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/8 - Les Mis, Newsies, School of Rock, and More!
by BWW Special on December 08, 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 ... (more...)
Michael Luwoye to Take His Shot in HAMILTON's Title Role on Broadway Michael Luwoye to Take His Shot in HAMILTON's Title Role on Broadway
by BWW News Desk on December 07, 2017 in NationalTours

Broadway is getting a new Hamilton this winter! (more...)
Adam Jacobs, Courtney Reed and Michael James Scott to Spend 'Arabian Nights' in ALADDIN in Los Angeles Adam Jacobs, Courtney Reed and Michael James Scott to Spend 'Arabian Nights' in ALADDIN in Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk on December 07, 2017 in NationalTours

Disney Theatrical Productions has announced that original Broadway cast members Adam Jacobs (Aladdin), Michael James Scott (Genie - also original Australian Genie) and Courtney Reed (Jasmine) will reunite for five weeks of the Los Angeles premiere engagement of Disney's ALADDIN, from Saturday, January 13 - Sunday, February 18, 2018. (more...)
Photo Flash: The First National Tour of FUN HOME Takes Its Final Bow Photo Flash: The First National Tour of FUN HOME Takes Its Final Bow
by BWW News Desk on December 05, 2017 in NationalTours

After 32 markets, over half a million audience members, and 14 months on the road, the national touring company of FUN HOME took its final bow at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa, FL on December 3, 2017. Writer Lisa Kron and director Sam Gold joined the company on stage for an emotional curtain call. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look - Cirque du Soleil Skates Into the Surreal with CRYSTAL Photo Flash: First Look - Cirque du Soleil Skates Into the Surreal with CRYSTAL
by BWW News Desk on December 04, 2017 in NationalTours

Cirque du Soleil is bringing Crystal, its 42nd production and first-ever experience on ice, to San Jose's SAP Center from Wednesday, March 28 to Sunday, April 1, 2018, as part of a national tour. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the company on the ice below! (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 3 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 3
by Audition Roundup on December 03, 2017 in NationalTours

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, December 3, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
BWW Review: LES MISERABLES at Robinson Performance Hall Dazzles in its Return to Little Rock BWW Review: LES MISERABLES at Robinson Performance Hall Dazzles in its Return to Little Rock
by Mike Noland on December 02, 2017 in NationalTours

It's wonderful to have this iconic musical based on the French revolution return to Arkansas, especially to Little Rock. The city's name is derived from La Petite Roche (the 'little rock' in French), a small rock formation on the south bank of the Arkansas River that was used as a navigational landmark for early river travelers. It seems fitting that this landmark musical grace the newly refurbished Robinson Performance Hall with it's own redesigned production. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/1 - A Christmas Carol, Fiddler, School of Rock, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/1 - A Christmas Carol, Fiddler, School of Rock, and More!
by BWW Special on December 01, 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 ... (more...)
BWW Interview: Andreas Wyder of DR. SEUSS' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS at AT&T Performing Arts Center BWW Interview: Andreas Wyder of DR. SEUSS' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS at AT&T Performing Arts Center
by Lorens Portalatin on November 30, 2017 in NationalTours

Dreams only come true if you fiercely chase them. A young, charismatic Andreas Wyder chose to follow his lifelong dream of performing by heading to the Big Apple right out of high school. Since moving, Andreas has been seen in the national tours of PETER PAN 360 and TITANIC: THE MUSICAL. Now back on the road with DR. SEUSS' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS, I caught up to Andreas while he stopped in Wisconsin to learn more about his journey to the stage. (more...)
PHANTOM Tour Announces Quentin Oliver Lee As The Next Phantom PHANTOM Tour Announces Quentin Oliver Lee As The Next Phantom
by BWW News Desk on November 30, 2017 in NationalTours

Beginning December 19 at the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis, MN, Quentin Oliver Lee will portray the man behind the mask, 'The Phantom.' He joins current cast members Eva Tavares as 'Christine Daa ,' Jordan Craig as 'Raoul,' Trista Moldovan as 'Carlotta Giudicelli,' David Benoit as 'Monsieur Firmin,' Edward Staudenmayer as 'Monsieur Andr ,' Kristie Dale Sanders as 'Madame Giry,' Phumzile Sojola as 'Ubaldo Piangi' and Emily Ramirez as 'Meg Giry.' (more...)
BWW Review: LOVE NEVER DIES at The Fox Theatre BWW Review: LOVE NEVER DIES at The Fox Theatre
by Sarah Fitts on November 29, 2017 in NationalTours

LOVE NEVER DIES, Andrew Lloyd Webber's sequel to the hit Broadway phenomenon THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, has made its way to The Fox Theatre for the Atlanta leg of the national tour. In this production, the audience was reminded why they fell in love with PHANTOM in the first place and why they yearned to see more of the lives of these characters, no matter how strange their lives became. (more...)
BWW Review: WAITRESS Brings Powerful Performance to the Table at Fox Cities P.A.C. BWW Review: WAITRESS Brings Powerful Performance to the Table at Fox Cities P.A.C.
by Meredith Kreisa on November 29, 2017 in NationalTours

WAITRESS opened up at Appleton's Fox Cities Performing Arts Center on November 28, marking the Wisconsin premiere of the show, which will continue to play through December 3. The fresh, fun show is a piping-hot treat! (more...)
Ed Asner and Kate Burton to Star in East Coast Tour of THE SOAP MYTH for Holocaust Remembrance Day Ed Asner and Kate Burton to Star in East Coast Tour of THE SOAP MYTH for Holocaust Remembrance Day
by BWW News Desk on November 28, 2017 in NationalTours

Seven-time Emmy Award-winner Ed Asner and three-time Emmy Award- and Tony Award-nominee Kate Burton will star in a two-week East Coast tour of concert readings of Jeff Cohen's play The Soap Myth. (more...)
BroadwayWorld Teams with Charity Network to Launch Charity Corner! BroadwayWorld Teams with Charity Network to Launch Charity Corner!
by BWW News Desk on November 28, 2017 in NationalTours

BroadwayWorld, the largest and most comprehensive theatre website, has signed on as the 2018 official media partner for Charity Network, including online auction site Charitybuzz and sweepstakes platform Prizeo. This collaboration will bring to the forefront news about doing good and giving back, from Broadway to the broader entertainment industry. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Nov. 26 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Nov. 26
by Audition Roundup on November 26, 2017 in NationalTours

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, November 26, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
BWW Review: ELF THE MUSICAL Brings Christmas Cheer to the Eccles BWW Review: ELF THE MUSICAL Brings Christmas Cheer to the Eccles
by Tyler Hinton on November 25, 2017 in NationalTours

The national tour of ELF THE MUSICAL, with its delightful story and score, brings Christmas cheer to the Eccles Theater. (more...)