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Review: THE OUTSIDERS at La Jolla Playhouse Photo Review: THE OUTSIDERS at La Jolla Playhouse
by E.H. Reiter - Mar 28, 2023

The new musical adaption of THE OUTSIDERS at the La Jolla Playhouse brings all of the restless energy and the building tensions of the novel, written by S.E.Hinton to the stage with dynamic performances and choreography. Extended through April 9th  at the La Jolla Playhouse, see this show before it’s gone!

Interview: Director John Farmanesh-Bocca On His Vision For PICNIC By William Inge Photo Interview: Director John Farmanesh-Bocca On His Vision For PICNIC By William Inge
by Shari Barrett - Mar 21, 2023

John Farmanesh-Bocca is a multi-award-winning physical theatre director, the Founding Artistic Director of both Not Man Apart - Physical Theatre Ensemble (2005-2015) and Shakespeare Santa Monica (2003-2014). Now he has shifted gears to go on a search for America by directing the sensual, passionate, and delightfully funny Pulitzer Prize winning play Picnic by William Inge, with his version featuring an entirely Black American cast. I decided to speak with him about his vision for presenting the quintessentially American play and the unique challenges faced while shifting gears from physical movement to character development.

Review: Mauricio Martinez Makes Dreams Come True With 5'11, BASED IN NYC at 54 Below Photo Review: Mauricio Martinez Makes Dreams Come True With 5'11, BASED IN NYC at 54 Below
by Stephen Mosher - Mar 6, 2023

Broadway alum, Emmy Award recipient, and powerhouse vocalist Mauricio Martinez's latest show is the stuff of which dreams are made.

Filigree Theatre to Present TIDE Beginning in April Photo Filigree Theatre to Present TIDE Beginning in April
by Blair Ingenthron - Mar 4, 2023

Austin-based independent theatre company, The Filigree Theatre, have announced the dates for their upcoming production, the World Premiere of ‚ÄúTide.‚ÄĚ The 'site-specific' show will open Thursday, April 20, starting at 8 p.m. at the Moontower Cider Company.

Review: UNDER A BASEBALL SKY at The Old Globe Photo Review: UNDER A BASEBALL SKY at The Old Globe
by E.H. Reiter - Feb 23, 2023

 San Diego has deep ties to baseball well before the Padres arrived on the scene. The Old Globe’s new play UNDER A BASEBALL SKY, set in Logan Hieghts shows how baseball can become an important thread in the tapestry of individuals and their communities. This 90-minute play has mystery, family, magical realism, and a lot of heart and is playing through March 12th at The Old Globe.

Review: UNDER A BASEBALL SKY at The Old Globe Photo Review: UNDER A BASEBALL SKY at The Old Globe
by E.H. Reiter - Feb 22, 2023

 San Diego has deep ties to baseball well before the Padres arrived on the scene. The Old Globe’s new play UNDER A BASEBALL SKY, set in Logan Heights shows how baseball can become an important thread in the tapestry of individuals and their communities. This 90-minute play has mystery, family, magical realism, and a lot of heart and is playing through March 12th at The Old Globe.

Alexandra Palace Announces Full Line Up For Kaleidoscope Festival 2023 Photo Alexandra Palace Announces Full Line Up For Kaleidoscope Festival 2023
by Stephi Wild - Feb 9, 2023

Following the sell-out success of 2022, Kaleidoscope Festival will return to Alexandra Palace once again on Saturday 15 July 2023, with an all-star line-up featuring live music, DJs and comedy, plus plenty more, to keep thousands partying at London's highest festival.

Mitch Hara's MUTANT OLIVE 2.0 Returns Funnier And More Outrageous Than Ever Photo Mitch Hara's MUTANT OLIVE 2.0 Returns Funnier And More Outrageous Than Ever
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 23, 2023

Zeke Rettman and the Hudson Theatres has announced the return of writer/performer Mitch Hara with a newer and even more outrageous version of his hilarious, heart-wrenching, multiple award-winning signature play, Mutant Olive.

BroadStage To Present Angela Gheorghiu As Part Of Celebrity Opera Series Photo BroadStage To Present Angela Gheorghiu As Part Of Celebrity Opera Series
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 6, 2023

The vibrant opera star Angela Gheroghiu makes her return to BroadStage as part of the Celebrity Opera series. Gheorghiu will enchant the stage with an unmatched repertoire, including Handel, Strauss, Tosti, Massenet, and more. Gheorghiu is accompanied by Alexandra Dariescu, piano and Alexandru Tomescu, violin.

FEATURE: From Under The Rainbow - Bobby Patrick's Picks Of The Best Of 2022 Photo FEATURE: From Under The Rainbow - Bobby Patrick's Picks Of The Best Of 2022
by Bobby Patrick - Dec 31, 2022

Bobby must jump on THAT bandwagon and sort through our impressive list of reviews and pick out the standouts for the previous 12 months, and so, here goes…

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Video: Kerry Butler Doesn't Want to Say Goodbye to BEETLEJUICE Videoplay
Video: Kerry Butler Doesn't Want to Say Goodbye to BEETLEJUICE

by Backstage Live with Richard Ridge - Dec 19, 2022

Beetlejuice is entering its final weeks of performances and one of its stars, the wonderful Kerry Butler, is chatting with BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge about its journey in this video!

VIDEO: FLYING OVER SUNSET Begins Rehearsals; Check Out All New Clips From the Show! Videoplay
VIDEO: FLYING OVER SUNSET Begins Rehearsals; Check Out All New Clips From the Show!

by Show Highlights - Oct 20, 2021

Rehearsals begin today, Tuesday, October 19, for the return of Lincoln Center Theater’s production of the new musical FLYING OVER SUNSET. Check out all new clips from the show featuring Carmen Cusack, Kanisha Marie Feliciano, Harry Hadden-Paton, Nehal Joshi, Emily Pynenburg, Michele Ragusa, Robert Sella, Laura Shoop, Atticus Ware, and Tony Yazbeck!

VIDEO: NY Phil Principal Harp Nancy Allen Teaches a Lesson on 'Allegro and Adagio' Videoplay
VIDEO: NY Phil Principal Harp Nancy Allen Teaches a Lesson on 'Allegro and Adagio'

by Stage Tube - May 23, 2020

Explore how tempo makes music fun with host Becky, special guest Nancy, and music from Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake.

BWW TV: Randy Rainbow Tells Us All About His New Christmas Album, NYC Show & More! Videoplay
BWW TV: Randy Rainbow Tells Us All About His New Christmas Album, NYC Show & More!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 7, 2019

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Broadway Records will release Randy Rainbow: Hey Gurl, It's Christmas! tomorrow, November 8, 2019. The album is currently available for pre-order at BroadwayRecords.com and Amazon.com.

Tove Lo Announces North American Tour Dates, Visual For 'Really Don't Like U' Feat. K Videoplay
Tove Lo Announces North American Tour Dates, Visual For 'Really Don't Like U' Feat. Kylie Minogue Out Today

by Kaitlin Milligan - Sep 13, 2019

Following the release of Tove Lo's wildly-received 'Really don't like u' featuring pop-legend Kylie Minogue, today, the pair have released a captivating and intimate visual for the track, shot in Prague and London, and starring both artists.

BWW Exclusive: Listen to 'Ready to Play/We Share Everything' from SIDE SHOW: ADDED ATTRACTIONS!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 21, 2015

BWW Exclusive: Emily Padgett Discusses Life Post-SIDE SHOW; Plus Listen to Debut of 'Ready to Play/We Share Everything' from ADDED ATTRACTIONS!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 16, 2015

The critically acclaimed cast of the Broadway musical revival SIDE SHOW recently re-united at 54 BELOW, the famed performance venue in New York City. The concert performed included never-before-heard material such as cut songs, extended versions of familiar hits, and additional fun surprises for only those in attendance. This special once-in-a-lifetime LIVE event has been preserved on this brand new album as a fitting companion to the Original 2014 Broadway Cast Recording, also available from Broadway Records. You won't believe your ears... it will never leave you. The album, 'Side Show: Added Attractions', is et for a May 12 release. Click here to pre-order today. On May 11, the cast will return to 54 Below yet again to celebrate the release of the album, and Daisy herself, played by Emily Padgett, is already preparing for the big night. Below, BroadwayWorld catches up with Padgett on her post-SIde Show life. Read on for the full interview, plus, catch an exclsuive debut of 'Ready to Play/We Share Everything' from the new album!

VIDEO: Bethenny Frankl Breaks Down Over Marriage on REAL HOUSEWIVES Premiere
by - Apr 8, 2015

On last night's Season Premiere of Bravo's THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW YORK, Bethenny Frankel opened up about her failed marriage and why she's living out of hotels.

VIDEO: Bethenny Frankl Returns to RHONY Tonight; Watch Season 7 Trailer!
by TV News Desk - Apr 7, 2015

The ladies of the Big Apple are back for a seventh season of REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW YORK, premiering tonight, April 7th at 9 pm est on Bravo. Check out the trailer below!

VIDEO: Bethenny Frankl Returns to RHONY; Watch Season 7 Trailer!
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 10, 2015

The ladies of the Big Apple are back for a seventh season of REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW YORK, premiering Tuesday April 7th at 9 pm est on Bravo. Check out the new trailer below!