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Photo Flash: Lori Tan Chinn Visits M. BUTTERFLY Photo Flash: Lori Tan Chinn Visits M. BUTTERFLY
by BWW News Desk on December 16, 2017 in Broadway

'Orange is the New Black' star and Broadway vet Lori Tan Chinn received a warm welcome at the Cort Theatre last night from the cast of the Broadway revival of David Henry Hwang's Tony Award -winning play, M. Butterfly. (more...)
Gettysburg Community Theatre's Enters its 10th Year Gettysburg Community Theatre's Enters its 10th Year
by BWW News Desk on December 16, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

Gettysburg Community Theatre (GCT) the not-for-profit 501c3 community theatre located at 49 York Street in historic downtown Gettysburg, is preparing to enter its 10th Season with the opening of the Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice rock opera, Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat which will perform 8pm Fridays and Saturdays and 2pm Sunday January 5-21, 2018. (more...)
Harvey Weinstein Allegedly Led 'Smear Campaign' Against Mira Sorvino and Ashley Judd Harvey Weinstein Allegedly Led 'Smear Campaign' Against Mira Sorvino and Ashley Judd
by Stephanie Wild on December 16, 2017 in Broadway

Terry Zwigoff, director of the film 'Bad Santa' recently took to Twitter to reveal that Harvey Weinstein urged him against casting Mira Sorvino in the film. This admission follows reports from Peter Jackson that Weinstein blacklisted Sorvino as well as Ashley Judd from all Miramax productions, according to Page Six. (more...)
TONY N' TINA'S WEDDING Alum Unite In New Film TONY N' TINA'S WEDDING Alum Unite In New Film
by BWW News Desk on December 16, 2017 in Off-Broadway

Ever wonder what happened to Tony and Tina after Tony n' Tina's Wedding? Maybe they grew up to be parents themselves.Tony n' Tina's Wedding is, of course, the smash hit environmental theater comedy that started Off Broadway in New York and spawned numerous regional productions including Chicago and Los Angeles. (more...)
Celebrity Chef Mario Batali Roasted on Twitter for Including Recipe in Harassment Apology Celebrity Chef Mario Batali Roasted on Twitter for Including Recipe in Harassment Apology
by Stephanie Wild on December 16, 2017 in Broadway

Celebrity chef Mario Batali recently withdrew from business following sexual harassment allegations against him by several women. According to Mediaite, Batali apologized for his behavior in a newsletter, but included a recipe for Pizza Dough Cinnamon Rolls at the bottom. (more...)
BWW Review: THE JUNGLE, Young Vic BWW Review: THE JUNGLE, Young Vic
by Alistair Wilkinson on December 16, 2017 in UK / West End

The Jungle is the debut play from Joe Murphy and Joe Robertson, founders of humanitarian theatre company Good Chance. Alongside a team of volunteers, they built their first theatre in the refugee and migrant camp in Calais, in 2015. They conceived it as a place for people to enter and express themselves; to escape or confront the situations they were in. (more...)
BWW TV: Exclusive Interview With THE WOMAN IN WHITE's Anna O'Byrne BWW TV: Exclusive Interview With THE WOMAN IN WHITE's Anna O'Byrne
by BroadwayWorld TV on December 16, 2017 in UK / West End

We met with Anna O'Bynre for an exclusive interview about The Woman in White at Charing Cross Theatre. Watch the video below! (more...)
Javier Munoz Shares Favorite Memories of His HAMILTON Journey Javier Munoz Shares Favorite Memories of His HAMILTON Journey
by Stephanie Wild on December 16, 2017 in Broadway

As previously reported, Javier Munoz will play his final performance in Hamilton on January 14, 2018. Javier is celebrating the time he spent with the show by posting his favorite memories (with the hashtag #Hamories) on Twitter. Check out the tweets so far here! (more...)
VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Invites Prizeo Contest Winner to HAMILTON London Premiere VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Invites Prizeo Contest Winner to HAMILTON London Premiere
by Stephanie Wild on December 16, 2017 in Broadway

Lin-Manuel Miranda recently called the winner of his most recent Prizeo contest to invite her to to the premiere of Hamilton in London. Watch the video, posted to Miranda's Twitter, here! (more...)
A CHRISTMAS CAROL Breaks Sales Records At Merrimack Repertory Theatre A CHRISTMAS CAROL Breaks Sales Records At Merrimack Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk on December 16, 2017 in Boston

Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) announced today that their production of A Christmas Carol, the third show of their 2017-18 Season, has become the best-selling show in the theatre's history. The previous record holder was It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, which notably also featured cast member Joel Colodner and director Megan Sandberg-Zakian. (more...)
Photo Coverage: Anthony Kearns Performs at The 31st Annual St. Patrick Church Christmas Concert Photo Coverage: Anthony Kearns Performs at The 31st Annual St. Patrick Church Christmas Concert
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy on December 16, 2017 in Long Island

World renowned Tenor Anthony Kearns along with accompanist David George returned to Long Island with a Christmas concert at St. Patrick Church in Bay Shore, NY on December 15, 2017. The program featured 'literally something for everyone'-- with favorite tenor songs, Christmas and holiday favorites-and of course, beautiful music from Ireland. BroadwayWorld attended the event and you can check out photo coverage below! (more...)
VIDEO: WICKED Honors Star Wars With New Scrolling Intro Video VIDEO: WICKED Honors Star Wars With New Scrolling Intro Video
by Stephanie Wild on December 16, 2017 in Broadway

In honor of the new Star Wars movie, Wicked posted a new video to their Facebook page mimicking the iconic scrolling intro made famous by the movie franchise. The video is titled 'WICKED: The Last Witch' after 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi.' Watch it here! (more...)
Merkin Concert Hall Brings Wide Range of Events to its 2018 Lineup Merkin Concert Hall Brings Wide Range of Events to its 2018 Lineup
by BWW News Desk on December 16, 2017 in New York City

Merkin Concert Hall's 2018 lineup features a wide range of events, from talks to concerts and everything in between. Check out some of their upcoming events! (more...)
Moscow Festival Ballet Presents SWAN LAKE Moscow Festival Ballet Presents SWAN LAKE
by BWW News Desk on December 16, 2017 in Detroit

Music Hall welcomes back The MOSCOW FESTIVAL BALLET, Saturday, Jan 13, 2018 at 8:00pm with a performance of the timeless ballet- Swan Lake - A Ballet in Four Acts with Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikowski (more...)
ShenanArts Announces Auditions for WE WILL ROCK YOU ShenanArts Announces Auditions for WE WILL ROCK YOU
by BWW News Desk on December 16, 2017 in Norfolk

ShenanArts will hold auditions for We Will Rock You on Sunday January 7th. (more...)
SKIT Presents MARY POPPINS SKIT Presents MARY POPPINS
by BWW News Desk on December 16, 2017 in New Jersey

After more than three decades of delighting audiences, award-winning ShowKids Invitational Theatre (SKIT) presents the magical family musical Mary Poppins with a cast that is nothing short of 'supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!' SKIT is working again with Flying by Foy to produce Mary's enchanted entrance. And audiences will 'step in time' to show-stopping numbers choreographed by SKIT veteran Krisy Nasto and Maria Mantak, who was recently inducted into the Perry Award Hall of Fame by the New Jersey Association of Community Theaters (NJACT). (more...)
BWW's On This Day - December 16, 2017
by on December 16, 2017 in BroadwayToo

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 16 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)
Important Short Film THE YELLOW WALLPAPER Launches Kickstarter Campaign Important Short Film THE YELLOW WALLPAPER Launches Kickstarter Campaign
by Movies News Desk on December 16, 2017 in Atlanta

THE YELLOW WALLPAPER is a short film adaptation of the 1892 short story written by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. The film is being created by Film and Television students at the Savannah College of Art and Design (more...)
Listen to All-New Pasek & Paul Song from A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE! Listen to All-New Pasek & Paul Song from A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE!
by TV News Desk on December 16, 2017 in Broadway

Bebe Rexha will open Sunday's broadcast of A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE! with a performance of this new song, Count on Christmas. The song was written specifically for the live musical event by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, Tony Award winners for the musical Dear Evan Hansen, and lyricists of La La Land's Academy Award-winning song, City of Stars. (more...)
BWW REVIEW: A CHRISTMAS CAROL Presents A Contemporary Twist On Classic Dickens' Victorian Classic BWW REVIEW: A CHRISTMAS CAROL Presents A Contemporary Twist On Classic Dickens' Victorian Classic
by Jade Kops on December 16, 2017 in Australia - Sydney

Melissa Lee Speyer's adaptation of Charles Dickens' A CHRISTMAS CAROL is a brilliant blend of 19th Century and 21st Century worlds. (more...)
BWW Review: TARRYTOWN at the Diversionary Black Box Theatre BWW Review: TARRYTOWN at the Diversionary Black Box Theatre
by E.H. Reiter on December 16, 2017 in San Diego

TARRYTOWN, a world premier musical shows that you may never know what will cause you to lose your head, in this clever and entertaining musical about love, friendship, and relationships. Presented by the Backyard Renaissance Theatre Company is playing through Sunday, December 17th at the Diversionary Black Box Theatre. (more...)
BWW Review: Madcap Romantic Comedy Road Trip ASHES TO ASHES Offers Laughs Galore at Every Stop BWW Review: Madcap Romantic Comedy Road Trip ASHES TO ASHES Offers Laughs Galore at Every Stop
by Shari Barrett on December 16, 2017 in Los Angeles

ASHES TO ASHES centers on liberal Sara (Lena Bouton) and right-winger Jefferson (Kevin Young), ex-spouses who are polar opposites about everything except their love and devotion for their two, newly deceased, filthy-rich best friends. Trapped by the time-constraints of their friends' will, the two are forced to spend the next 16 days, 21 hours and 32 minutes together, scattering their friends' ashes across Europe under the direction of pre-arranged tour guides who meet the duo as they arrive at each of their destinations. The places visited where ashes are to be left trace a journey of the heart from their friends' lives, and the feuding duo soon realize the steps in a relationship that test true love may soon re-ignite the passion between them. (more...)
BWW Review: BALLET HAWAII'S NUTCRACKER at Neal Blaisdell Concert Hall BWW Review: BALLET HAWAII'S NUTCRACKER at Neal Blaisdell Concert Hall
by Ashley Timm on December 16, 2017 in Hawaii

The holidays simply aren't complete without a delightful Hawaiian-style production of The Nutcracker. Ballet Hawaii celebrates the imaginary adventures of a young girl and a prince with its 40th Anniversary Season and this unforgettable performance. (more...)
Segerstrom Center For The Arts presents EDDIE IZZARD: BELIEVE ME TOUR Segerstrom Center For The Arts presents EDDIE IZZARD: BELIEVE ME TOUR
by BWW News Desk on December 15, 2017 in Costa Mesa

Segerstrom Center for the Arts welcomes comedian Eddie Izzard in his ne w show Eddie Izzard: Believe Me Tour on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 7: 30 p.m. in Segerstrom Hall. (more...)