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Broadway: Aladdin (Aladdin), Les Miserables (Marius), The Lion King (Simba). National Tours: Mamma Mia! (Sky), Cinderella (Prince), Les Miserables (Marius), The Lion King (Simba). Favorite regional: Zorro (Zorro) at Alliance Theater (Suzi nomination); Once On This Island (Daniel) at Paper Mill ... (read more)
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Broadway: Aladdin (Aladdin), Les Miserables (Marius), The Lion King (Simba). National Tours: Mamma Mia! (Sky), Cinderella (Prince), Les Miserables (Marius), The Lion King (Simba). Favorite regional: Zorro (Zorro) at Alliance Theater (Suzi nomination); Once On This Island (Daniel) at Paper Mill ... (read more)
Christian Borle, Gavin Creel and More Join Disney On Broadway CelebrationChristian Borle, Gavin Creel and More Join Disney On Broadway Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019

More Broadway favorites have been added to the lineup for Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway on Monday, November 4, 2019. The special, one-night-only concert benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

Susan Egan, Beth Leavel, Jelani Alladin and More Among Initial Stars of Disney on Broadway CelebrationSusan Egan, Beth Leavel, Jelani Alladin and More Among Initial Stars of Disney on Broadway Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019

A star-studded lineup of Broadway's best will share the beloved songs of Disney on Broadway like never before at Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway on Monday, November 4, 2019. The special, one-night-only event benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

BWW News: Some of the Many Reasons why the ALAN MENKEN AND BROADWAY STARS Concert took us to A Whole New WorldBWW News: Some of the Many Reasons why the ALAN MENKEN AND BROADWAY STARS Concert took us to A Whole New World
by Elliot Lanes - Sep 17, 2019

The newly opened REACH at Kennedy Center continues the institution's promise set forth by President John F. Kennedy of arts for all. (more...)

Adam Jacobs to Appear on Radio's IT'S SHOWTIME WITH RIKKI LEEAdam Jacobs to Appear on Radio's IT'S SHOWTIME WITH RIKKI LEE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2019

Broadway leading man Adam Jacobs, currently starring as William Shakespeare in Marriott Theatre's hit production of Something Rotten, will join suburban Chicago radio host Rikki Lee Travolta for an interview on It's Showtime with Rikki Leeon WHRU 101.5 FM on Monday, September 16, 2019 at 7:30 PM Central. (more...)

Photo Flash: Megan Hilty, Norm Lewis, and More Celebrate Alan Menken and THE REACHPhoto Flash: Megan Hilty, Norm Lewis, and More Celebrate Alan Menken and THE REACH
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2019

On September 11, Alan Menken joined the Kennedy Center's festivities as a part of the 16­-day Opening Festival for The REACH. The legendary composer's music was celebrated in a free concert on the festival's mainstage by Tony Award nominee Megan Hilty (Smash, the Kennedy Center's Little Shop of Horrors), Adam Jacobs (Aladdin, The Lion King), Tony Award nominee Norm Lewis (The Little Mermaid, the Kennedy Center's The Music Man), Tony Award winner Patina Miller (Sister Act, Pippin), the National Symphony Orchestra, and Principal Pops Conductor Steven Reineke. (more...)

BWW Review: CABARET at Olney Theatre Center Is Extraordinary and Has just extended to October 13, 2019.BWW Review: CABARET at Olney Theatre Center Is Extraordinary and Has just extended to October 13, 2019.
by Charles Shubow - Sep 7, 2019

Alan Paul directs and demonstrates the power of live theater. (more...)

BWW Review: Get Thee to SOMETHING ROTTEN! at Marriott TheatreBWW Review: Get Thee to SOMETHING ROTTEN! at Marriott Theatre
by Emily McClanathan - Sep 7, 2019

Chicagoans, lend me your ears: SOMETHING ROTTEN! has landed in Lincolnshire (the one due north of Chicago, not the one due east of Liverpool), and Marriott Theatre's regional premiere is a must-see for fans of musicals, Shakespeare, and comedy. Nominated for ten Tony Awards when it opened on Broadway in 2015, this madcap musical by Karey Kirkpatrick, John O'Farrell, and Wayne Kirkpatrick is in excellent hands with director Scott Weinstein, choreographer Alex Sanchez, and music director Ryan T. Nelson. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of SOMETHING ROTTEN! at the Marriott TheatrePhoto Flash: Inside Opening Night of SOMETHING ROTTEN! at the Marriott Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2019

Take a trip back to the Renaissance with the regional premiere of SOMETHING ROTTEN! at Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Dr. in Lincolnshire, previewing Wednesday, August 28th, opening Thursday, September 5th at 7:30 p.m., and closing Sunday, October 20th. Nominated for ten Tony Awards including Best Musical, this hilarious smash hit tells the tale of two playwright brothers who are desperate to outshine Shakespeare and end up producing the first ever musical! Jeff Award winner Scott Weinstein (Murder for Two and Shrek at Marriott Theatre; National Tour, Las Vegas and Chicago productions of Million Dollar Quartet) returns to the Marriott Theatre to direct, along with musical direction by Jeff Award winnerRyan T. Nelson and choreography by Jeff Award nominee Alex Sanchez. (more...)

Photo Flash: There's Nothing Quite Like a Musical in Marriott Theatre's SOMETHING ROTTEN!Photo Flash: There's Nothing Quite Like a Musical in Marriott Theatre's SOMETHING ROTTEN!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2019

Take a trip back to the Renaissance with the regional premiere of SOMETHING ROTTEN! at Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Dr. in Lincolnshire, previewing Wednesday, August 28th, opening Thursday, September 5th at 7:30 p.m., and closing Sunday, October 20th. (more...)

BWW Review: ASSASSINS at Signature Theatre - You Will Get Goose Bumps!BWW Review: ASSASSINS at Signature Theatre - You Will Get Goose Bumps!
by Charles Shubow - Aug 23, 2019

It is not often one opens a theater program and on page one sees a letter from composer Stephen Sondheim. I had the privilege of attending the joint Jason Robert Brown and Stephen Sondheim concert on June 24, 2019 at Town Hall in New York City to raise funds for 'Brady United Against Gun Violence' (see link below). It was a very moving evening of great theatrical music by two of this country's best composers. (more...)

BWW Review: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS by ArtsCentric at Baltimore Motor House - Full of EnergyBWW Review: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS by ArtsCentric at Baltimore Motor House - Full of Energy
by Charles Shubow - Aug 17, 2019

You may have heard of the long journey of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS from a 1060 Roger Corman horror film (with a young Jack Nicholson) to a 1982 Off-Broadway hit musical, a 1986 film with Rick Moranis, Ellen Greene, and Steve Martin, and a revival in 2003 this time on Broadway with Hunter Foster, Douglas Sills and Kerry Butler. And believe it or not, another revival coming to Off-Broadway previewing on September 17 and opening October 17 to the Westside Theatre Upstairs with Jonathan Groff, Tammy Blanchard, Christian Borle, and Kinglsey Leggs. (more...)

The Marriott Theatre Announces Casting For SOMETHING ROTTEN!The Marriott Theatre Announces Casting For SOMETHING ROTTEN!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2019

Take a trip back to the Renaissance with the regional premiere of SOMETHING ROTTEN! at Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Dr. in Lincolnshire, previewing Wednesday, August 28th, opening Wednesday, September 4th at 7:30 p.m., and closing Sunday, October 20th. Nominated for ten Tony Awards including Best Musical, this hilarious smash hit tells the tale of two playwright brothers who are desperate to outshine Shakespeare and end up producing the first ever musical! Jeff Award winner Scott Weinstein (Murder for Two and Shrek at Marriott Theatre; National Tour, Las Vegas and Chicago productions of Million Dollar Quartet) returns to the Marriott Theatre to direct, along with musical direction by Jeff Award winner Ryan T. Nelson and choreography by Jeff Award nominee Alex Sanchez. (more...)

1,000+ Artists, 500+ Free Events, Hands-On Learning and More Announced For The REACH1,000+ Artists, 500+ Free Events, Hands-On Learning and More Announced For The REACH
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2019

With more than 1,000 artists and more than 500 free events in three new sunlit pavilions and more than 130,000 square feet of new landscaped green space at the nation's cultural capital, the REACH opens its doors in exactly one month's time with 16 full days of creativity in action, providing artists and audiences with the opportunity to experience art as never before. Marking the first expansion at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in its 48-year history, the REACH welcomes the public with an inclusive, multi-genre, multidisciplinary Opening Festival on September 7a?"22. See the video trailer here. (more...)

Meet the Current Cast of ALADDIN on Broadway!Meet the Current Cast of ALADDIN on Broadway!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 23, 2019

For the last five years, the New Amsterdam Theatre has been all about magic lamps, carpet rides, princes, thieves and genies! That's because Disney's Aladdin, which opened in 2014, has played well over 2000 performances there.  (more...)

Arts for Autism Benefit Announces Full Lineup of Stars; Betsy Wolfe, Jelani Remy, and MoreArts for Autism Benefit Announces Full Lineup of Stars; Betsy Wolfe, Jelani Remy, and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2019

Part Broadway phenomenon, part educational experience and a night of inspiration; join three-time host and Tony Award winning legend Kelli O'Hara at the iconic Gershwin Theatre on Monday, June 24th at 7:30 p.m. for Arts For Autism. (more...)

Original ALADDIN Adam Jacobs Lands 
in the "DOG HOUSE", as TV Pilot LeadOriginal ALADDIN Adam Jacobs Lands in the "DOG HOUSE", as TV Pilot Lead
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2019

Adam Jacobs, best known for creating the role of 'Aladdin' in Disney's long-running Broadway musical hit, has been signed by Broadwood Media to star in 'Last Call in the Dog House', the pilot for a new hour-long dramatic series created by executive producer Bruce Reisman. (more...)

Kelli O'Hara And Will Chase Join Arts for Autism ConcertKelli O'Hara And Will Chase Join Arts for Autism Concert
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2019

Tony Award winning legend Kelli O'Hara and Tony nominee and Nashville TV show superstar Will Chase will take center stage at the 4th annual Arts for Autism benefit concert at the Gershwin Theatre on Monday, June 24, 2019 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Where Do You Belong? Stats from the Most Represented Schools on Broadway Part 3Where Do You Belong? Stats from the Most Represented Schools on Broadway Part 3
by Julie Musbach - May 18, 2019

Deciding where to go for college or university is nothing short of daunting. To help out, we're rounding up some of the top theatre schools to give students some stats to consider when getting ready to apply or even transfer. (more...)

Steven Brinbeg Celebrates The 50th Anniversary Of The Film HELLO, DOLLY!Steven Brinbeg Celebrates The 50th Anniversary Of The Film HELLO, DOLLY!
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2019

Award-winning singer and actor Steven Brinberg brings his new show celebrating the 50th anniversary of the film version of HELLO, DOLLY! The Green Room 42, 570 Tenth Avenue at 42nd Street (in Yotel Hotel) NYC This Wednesday, May 15th at 7:00 pm. (more...)

Review Roundup: ALADDIN on Tour, What Did the Critics Think?Review Roundup: ALADDIN on Tour, What Did the Critics Think?
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2019

Disney's 'Aladdin' is currently flying around America, entertaining audiences nationwide with the Agrabah glitz and glamour. What are critics in the various cities saying about the tour? Check out their reviews from tour stops like Tempe, Salt Lake City, San Diego and more below! (more...)

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