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HOCUS POCUS and THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS Come to El Capitan Theatre in October

Tickets are on sale now to see Disney’s “Hocus Pocus” October 6 – 19 and Tim Burton’s “The Nightmare Before Christmas” in 4D October 20 - 31 at the El Capitan Theatre including three fan event screenings.

Kristin Chenoweth & Josh Bryant Say 'I Do'! At Labor Day Weekend Wedding

Congratulations to Kristin Chenoweth and her new husband Josh Bryant, who celebrated their love in a pink wedding ceremony over Labor Day weekend.

Broadway's Best in The West Comes to Palm Springs Cultural Center

Palm Springs Cultural Center presents Broadway’s Best of the West Series featuring shows by Megan Hilty, Jack Kelly, Cheyenne Jackson, and Laura Benanti.

Wake Up With BWW 7/12: CABARET Broadway Transfer, Matt Doyle in SINATRA Musical, and More!

Today's top stories: the West End revival of Cabaret will transfer to Broadway, Matt Doyle will lead the world premiere of Sinatra the Musical, and more!

Riverside Theatre for Kids Presents NEWSIES JR. This Summer

Riverside Theatre for Kids presents the hit Broadway musical, Disney's Newsies The Musical, with performances June 30 & July 1, 2023 on the Stark Stage.  

Walt Disney Studios President Sean Bailey Confirms HOCUS POCUS 3 and Teases Possible LION KING Saga

In an interview with the New York Times, Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture Production President Sean Bailey confirms that Hocus Pocus 3 is in development and teases a possible Star Wars-like Lion King saga.

CINDERELLA to be Presented by 5-Star Theatricals This Summer

5-STAR THEATRICALS has announced the second show of its 2023-2024 season, the nine-time Tony nominated, revised 2013 Broadway version of the impossibly magical musical, CINDERELLA.

Los Angeles Ballet To Honor Jeff Polak and Alia Tutor at Gala This Month

Los Angeles Ballet (LAB) will celebrate its Season 17 Gala on Thursday, May 18 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills. This year's honorees are philanthropists Jeff Polak and Alia Tutor. The honorees are receiving Angel Awards for the extraordinary contributions they have made to LAB and the city of Los Angeles. 

Seattle Theatre Group Presents Indigenous Enterprise's INDIGENOUS LIBERATION

Seattle Theatre Group (STG) will present Indigenous Enterprise, a Native American dance troupe consisting of dancers from the US and Canada, in “Indigenous Liberation” for one night only on Friday, April 21 at 7:30 PM at the Moore Theatre. This event is part of STG's 2022/23 Performing Arts Season.

Disney Channel Original Movies for Broadway Lovers

Read BroadwayWorld's list of the best Disney Channel Original movies for Broadway lovers, featuring High School Musical, Descendants and more!

Graham Phillips & Krystina Alabado to Star in SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE at Pasadena Playhouse

Pasadena Playhouse has announced the cast for Sunday in the Park with George, the first production of the theater’s six-month-long celebration of Stephen Sondheim. See performances dates and how to purchase tickets!

Interview: Luis Salgado of ON YOUR FEET! THE STORY OF EMILIO & GLORIA ESTEFAN at Majestic San Antonio

On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan is sweeping the nation in it's second national tour. Today BroadwayWorld was able to sit down with Director and Choreographer, Luis Salgado to learn about the journey this production has taken.


Melissa Etheridge's new solo show is now playing Off-Broadway! 'Melissa Etheridge: My Window - A Journey Through Life' will play 12 performances at New World Stages. Check out photos from opening night here!

Wake Up With BWW 9/30: HOCUS POCUS Musical in the Works, MERRILY Casting, and More!

Top stories include full casting for Merrily We Roll Along at New York Theatre Workshop, plus a musical adaptation of Hocus Pocus in the works, a clip of Idina Menzel embracing her Elphaba roots, and more!

Broadway-Aimed HOCUS POCUS Musical Adaptation in the Works

A musical adaption of Hocus Pocus might be coming to Broadway. The original film's producer, David Kirschner, has revealed that a stage adaption of the cult classic is in the works. Directed by Kenny Ortega, the original film starred Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy.

Every Broadway Connection to the HOCUS POCUS Movies

The Sanderson Sisters have made their long-awaited return in Hocus Pocus 2! Read on to find out which Broadway have run amok in the Hocus Pocus movies. With the recent news that a Broadway-aimed Hocus Pocus musical is in the works, BroadwayWorld has compiled a list of all of the Broadway connections in the Hocus Pocus movies.

Kristin Chenoweth & Kenny Ortega Team Up For Docu-Series on Chenoweth's Broadway Bootcamp

Kristin Chenoweth and Kenny Ortega are teaming up for a new docu-series inspired by Chenoweth's Broadway Bootcamp. Joining Chenoweth and Ortega in teaching classes this past summer were Mary Mitchell Campbell, Jordan Fisher, Kevin Chamberlin, Faith Prince, Booboo Stewart, Madison Reyes and Stephen Schwartz.

Cheyenne Jackson to Temporarily Replace Gavin Creel in INTO THE WOODS

Cheyenne Jackson will be stepping into the roles of “The Wolf” and “Cinderella’s Prince” from July 24 through August 2 in the New York City Center Encores! production of James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim’s beloved musical, Into the Woods at the St. James Theatre, as Tony Award winner Gavin Creel fulfills a prior commitment.

Cheyenne Jackson and Husband Jason Landau Launch Production Company

The company's first project will be 'Brutal', a comedy short about a news anchor (Jackson) who acquires a leaked sex tape of a U.S. senator. The short is directed by Sam McConnell and written by Nicolas Citton. The cast also includes Matthew Morrison, Rachael Harris, Angelica Ross, and Johnny Sibilly.

BWW Review: 3-D Theatricals Returns with Disney's Triumphant, High-Energy Musical NEWSIES

After a two-year delay due to COVID, this long-awaited So. Cal. production of NEWSIES---currently on stage at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts through May 29, 2022---marks the much-anticipated live and in-person return of 3-D Theatricals. The wait, as the saying goes, was worth it.

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