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Northlight Theatre Continues its 2018-19 Season With NINA SIMONE: FOUR WOMENNorthlight Theatre Continues its 2018-19 Season With NINA SIMONE: FOUR WOMEN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2019

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, continues its 2018-19 season with Nina Simone: Four Women, written by Christina Ham and directed by Kenneth L. Roberson.Nina Simone: Four Women runs January 24 - March 2, 2019 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie. The press opening is scheduled for Friday, February 1, 2019 at 8pm. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Public Theater Celebrates 40th Anniversary of RUNAWAYS at Annual Gala!Photo Coverage: Public Theater Celebrates 40th Anniversary of RUNAWAYS at Annual Gala!
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 12, 2018

Last night, The Public Theater's Annual Gala celebrated the 40th Anniversary of Elizabeth Swados' iconic musical RUNAWAYS at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. (more...)

3rd Annual YoungArts Foundation Gala Raises More Than 700k For Emerging Artists3rd Annual YoungArts Foundation Gala Raises More Than 700k For Emerging Artists
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2018

On Wednesday, April 18, 2018, the National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts), along with honorary co-chairs Agnes Gund, Naeem Khan and Anna Deavere Smith, and gala co-chairs Sarah Arison, Diana DiMenna and Sandra Tamer, welcomed more than 220 of New York's top cultural and community leaders, philanthropists, celebrities and art aficionados to the third annual YoungArts New York Gala. (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN Set Designer David Korins Reveals Secrets From the SetDEAR EVAN HANSEN Set Designer David Korins Reveals Secrets From the Set
by Stephanie Wild - Feb 24, 2018

David Korins, the award-winning production designer behind shows like Hamilton, Dear Evan Hansen and Grease! Live, shared a set secret from Dear Evan Hansen today on his Instagram page. Ever wonder what Evan keeps in his headboard? Now you can find out! (more...)

Breaking: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Will Launch First International Production in Canada in 2019!Breaking: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Will Launch First International Production in Canada in 2019!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2018

Does anybody have a map... to Canada? Producer Stacey Mindich just announced that she will partner with Canadian producer David Mirvish to present the first international production of the Tony & Grammy Award-winning musical Dear Evan Hansen, which will play Toronto's Royal Alexandra Theatre beginning in March 2019. The original Broadway production team - including Tony, Grammy, and Academy Award winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (Music & Lyrics), Tony Award-winner Steven Levenson (Book), and four-time Tony Award nominee Michael Greif (Direction) - will reunite to launch this production. (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN Releases Coffee Table Book TodayDEAR EVAN HANSEN Releases Coffee Table Book Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

A special edition coffee table book from Pasek, Paul, and Steven Levenson, Dear Evan Hansen: through the window is available via Grand Central Publishing today, November 21. (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN to Release Special Edition Vinyl, Coffee Table Book This MonthDEAR EVAN HANSEN to Release Special Edition Vinyl, Coffee Table Book This Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

Dear Evan Hansen producer Stacey Mindich, in conjunction with Atlantic Records, Grand Central Publishing and Melcher Media, has announced that a limited-edition 12 vinyl picture disc (and accompanying digital track) and an all-access behind-the-scenes look at the Tony Award Winning Musical, Dear Evan Hansen: through the window, will be released this month. (more...)

Hillary Rodham-Clinton Stops by Broadway's DEAR EVAN HANSENHillary Rodham-Clinton Stops by Broadway's DEAR EVAN HANSEN
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

Hillary Rodham-Clinton dropped in on Broadway's Dear Evan Hansen tonight, and caught some face time with the cast and the show's Tony-winning star, Ben Platt, before he concludes his run the musical next musical. (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN Tour Will Be Found Next Fall at the AhmansonDEAR EVAN HANSEN Tour Will Be Found Next Fall at the Ahmanson
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Center Theatre Group Artistic Director Michael Ritchie and Broadway producer Stacey Mindich announced today that the first national touring production of the 2017 Tony Award-winning Best Musical 'Dear Evan Hansen' will be part of Center Theatre Group's 2018 - 2019 season at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles. (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN Tour Will Be Found at Shea's Buffalo TheatreDEAR EVAN HANSEN Tour Will Be Found at Shea's Buffalo Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Producer Stacey Mindich has announced that the first national touring production of this year's Best Musical Tony Award-winner Dear Evan Hansen will launch in October 2018 at Denver's Center for the Performing Arts. The tour will go on to play more than 50 cities over a two-year period, including Buffalo, NY (Shea's Performing Arts Center), Charlotte, NC (Blumenthal Performing Arts), Chicago, IL (Broadway In Chicago), Los Angeles, CA (Center Theatre Group), and many more as part of the 2018-2019 season. (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN Tour Coming to Charlotte for 2018-19 SeasonDEAR EVAN HANSEN Tour Coming to Charlotte for 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

The first national tour of this year's Best Musical Tony Award-winner Dear Evan Hansen will play in Charlotte as part of the 2018-2019 PNC Broadway Lights season. It was announced today by producer Stacey Mindich and Blumenthal Performing Arts. (more...)

Anybody Have a Map? DEAR EVAN HANSEN Tour to Stop in Denver, Chicago, L.A. and MoreAnybody Have a Map? DEAR EVAN HANSEN Tour to Stop in Denver, Chicago, L.A. and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Producer Stacey Mindich has announced that the first national touring production of this year's Best Musical Tony Award-winner Dear Evan Hansen will launch in October 2018 at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN National Tour Will Make a Stop in Chicago!DEAR EVAN HANSEN National Tour Will Make a Stop in Chicago!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

According to the Chicago Tribune, this year's Tony-winning hit Dear Evan Hansen will make a stop in the Windy City as a part of it's 2018-19 national tour.  Broadway In Chicago and Producer Stacey Mindich have announced that the first national touring production of this year's Best Musical Tony Award-winner Dear Evan Hansen will make its way to Chicago (Broadway In Chicago), and more than 50 other cities, as part of the 2018-19 season. (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering Thomas MeehanPhoto Flash: Remembering Thomas Meehan
by Walter McBride - Aug 23, 2017

As BroadwayWorld sadly reported yesterday, Thomas Meehan, who is best known for his books of such classics as Annie, The Producers and Hairspray, has passed away at 88 years old. (more...)

Breaking News: He Will Be Found! Broadway's DEAR EVAN HANSEN Taps New Stars for Title RoleBreaking News: He Will Be Found! Broadway's DEAR EVAN HANSEN Taps New Stars for Title Role
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Producer Stacey Mindich has announced that Taylor Trensch, currently starring on Broadway in Hello, Dolly!, will star as the title character in the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Dear Evan Hansen, beginning mid-January 2018, following his run in Hello, Dolly!. (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN Recoups on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Producer Stacey Mindich has just announced that Dear Evan Hansen, the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, has recouped its production costs in just 8.5 months on Broadway. Capitalized at $9.5 million, Dear Evan Hansen opened at the Music Box Theatre to rave reviews on December 4, 2016, where it's broken all box office records and been playing to standing-room-only crowds since. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Public Theater Lets the Sun Shine In at HAIR TO HAMILTON Gala!
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 6, 2017

Just last night, The Public Theater celebrated its Annual Gala, HAIR TO HAMILTON, 50 Years of Revolutionary Musicals, at the Delacorte Theater. Directed by Daniel Sullivan, with musical direction by Rob Fisher and Nadia DiGiallonardo, the 90-minute concert featured songs from The Public's most beloved and groundbreaking musicals performed by some of the most celebrated voices in theater.  (more...)

Ben Platt, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, OSLO & More Win at the Drama League Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

This afternoon, Broadway's brightest gathered at the Marriott Marquis Times Square to celebrate this years Drama League Awards nominees for Outstanding Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN Will Launch National Tour from Denver Next Fall!
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Denver Center for the Performing Arts and producer Stacey Mindich just announced that the national tour of DEAR EVAN HANSEN will launch in Denver in October of 2018, kicking off the 2018/19 DCPA Broadway season.  Nominated for nine Tony Awards® including Best Musical, DEAR EVAN HANSEN with a book by Tony® nominee Steven Levenson, score by Academy Award winners and Tony® nominees Benj Pasek & Justin Paul and directed by four-time Tony® nominee Michael Greif, will play The Buell Theatre.  Information regarding on-sale dates and tickets will be announced at a later time. To sign up to receive alerts go to Denvercenter.org  or visit DearEvanHansen.com. (more...)

Breaking: DEAR EVAN HANSEN, GREAT COMET & More Earn Drama League Awards Nominations; Check Out the Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

The Drama League has announced the 2017 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. Scroll down for the full list of nominees! (more...)

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