TBT: Patti LuPone Celebrates Opening of GYPSY on Broadway! TBT: Patti LuPone Celebrates Opening of GYPSY on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 23, 2019

Everything's coming up roses this week because the original production of the legendary musical GYPSY is celebrating the sixtieth anniversary of its opening night! To celebrate, we're looking back at the opening night of Broadway's most recent revival in 2008 starring Patti LuPone in the iconic role of Mama Rose. Check out the video to see our chat with LuPone, Laura Benanti, Boyd Gaines, and more! (more...)

THE BLUES HARMONICA Blowout Heads South In 2019 THE BLUES HARMONICA Blowout Heads South In 2019
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2018

Grammy nominee Mark Hummel returns, kicking off the new year with the latest iteration of his all-star blues revue, the 2019 Southern Blues Harp Blowout. As always, his guests are stellar: Grammy Award-winner Bobby Rush is a ten-time Blues Music Award winner, B.B. King Entertainer of the Year, and Rolling Stone "King of the Chitlin' Circuit" winner. Alabama harpman James Harman- one of the great performers, writers and unique characters in the blues today - has employed some of the all-time great blues musicians in his bands. Kenny Neal is a second-generation southern Louisiana bluesman, 2017 Grammy nominee and winner of two Blues Music Awards for his Bloodline recording. And Jumpin' Johnny Sansone studied harmonica with Junior Wells and James Cotton; his former band Jumpin Johnny's Blues Party was the foundation of the New Orleans-based The Iguanas. Rounding out the good times is blues supergroup Golden State/Lone Star Blues Revue. (more...)

BWW Interview: Dan Edwards of THE RAYFORD BROTHERS BWW Interview: Dan Edwards of THE RAYFORD BROTHERS
by Lee Cooley - May 30, 2018

The Rayford Brothers took rockabilly and tiki clubs by storm in So-Cal and now they're starting to rock the Western U.S. including Chopper John's in Phoenix on June 14. (more...)

Theatre Aspen Announces Season Casting For 35th Anniversary Season Theatre Aspen Announces Season Casting For 35th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2018

Theatre Aspen announced casting for the organization's 35th Anniversary Season, which includes Ragtime, Godspell, and Our Town today. This season's productions promise to bring world class theatre dramatically closer by presenting talent from Broadway, national tours, and training programs from across the country. (more...)

BELLS ARE RINGING Revival Begins at Musicals Tonight! BELLS ARE RINGING Revival Begins at Musicals Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

Bells Are Ringing has a book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, and music by Jule Styne. It starred Judy Holliday was directed by Jerome Robbins and choreographed by Robbins and Bob Fosse. It opened in 1956 and ran for nearly three years. The 1960 movie starred Judy Holliday and Dean Martin. (more...)

Musicals Tonight! Announces Cast for BELLS ARE RINGING Revival Musicals Tonight! Announces Cast for BELLS ARE RINGING Revival
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2017

Bells Are Ringing has a book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, and music by Jule Styne. It starred Judy Holliday was directed by Jerome Robbins and choreographed by Robbins and Bob Fosse. It opened in 1956 and ran for nearly three years. The 1960 movie starred Judy Holliday and Dean Martin. (more...)

BWW Review: NEWSIES Grabs Headlines at MSMT BWW Review: NEWSIES Grabs Headlines at MSMT
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Aug 11, 2017

In a season that continues to top itself, one show after the other, Maine State Music Theatre's fourth and final main stage production of Disney's Newsies is an epic accomplishment for the company and one that firmly establishes it as one of the finest regional theatres in the country. As one of only three companies to get the regional rights to this mega Broadway hit, MSMT has mounted a thrilling, large scale production that is an electrifying, heart wrenching, and profoundly uplifting theatrical experience that will leave you in what Artistic Director Curt Dale Clark has called a state of “ecstatic exhaustion.” (more...)

Photo Flash: Fulton Theatre Seizes the Day with Disney's NEWSIES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre will present the Pennsylvania Premiere of the Tony Award-winning musical Disney's Newsies, June 6 through July 23. The inspirational Disney's Newsies, based on the real-life Newsboys strike of 1899 and the 1992 film, was the toast of Broadway for more than two years. (more...)

Fulton Theatre to Present Pennsylvania Premiere of Disney's NEWSIES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre will present the Pennsylvania Premiere of the Tony Award-winning musical Disney's Newsies, June 6 through July 23. The inspirational Disney's Newsies, based on the real-life Newsboys strike of 1899 and the 1992 film, was the toast of Broadway for more than two years. (more...)

Joshua James, Shawn Mullins, Murder Mystery and More Coming Up at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces legendary guitarist Robby Krieger of the Doors, folk-rock artist Joshua James' album release show and more. (more...)

Musicals Tonight!'s FUNNY FACE Revival Begins This Evening
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Funny Face is a 1927 musical by George and Ira Gershwin. It opened in November of 1927, and starred Fred Astaire and his sister Adele. The musical returns Off-Broadway as part of Musicals Tonight!'s 2016-17 season. (more...)

Cast Announced for Musicals Tonight!'s FUNNY FACE Revival
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

Funny Face is a 1927 musical by George and Ira Gershwin. It opened in November of 1927, and starred Fred Astaire and his sister Adele. The musical returns Off-Broadway as part of Musicals Tonight!'s 2016-17 season. (more...)

Exclusive Breaking News: Disney to Film NEWSIES Live in August; Jeremy Jordan & Kara Lindsay to Return
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Now IS the time to seize the day! BroadwayWorld has learned that Disney will film NEWSIES this August, at the Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles. Returning for the filming will be original Broadway cast members Jeremy Jordan and Kara Lindsay. The production, currently on tour plays the Pantages from Aug. 30, 2016 - Sept. 4, 2016. There is no word yet if the production is headed towards the big or small screen, or who else might be joining or re-joining the cast for the filming. (more...)

Casting Announced for Disney's NEWSIES in Charlotte
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2016

Casting has been announced for the Charlotte engagement of Disney's  NEWSIES.   The Tony® Award-winning production will begin performances at Belk Theater at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, August 9 for a limited engagement through Sunday, August 14.  (more...)

Disney's NEWSIES Announces Cast for Chicago Engagement
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

Broadway In Chicago is pleased to announce casting for the Chicago engagement of Disney's NEWSIES. The Tony Award-winning production will begin performances at the Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W Randolph) on Thursday, July 28 for a limited engagement through Sunday, August 7. (more...)

NEWSIES On Tour to Stream 'Santa Fe' on Facebook Live Next Week
by Alan Henry - Jun 17, 2016

The touring cast of Newsies will perform the song 'Santa Fe' live from Santa Fe, NM on Monday, June 20. The event will be streamed to Disney's Facebook page beginning at 1 PM EST and will last approximately 20 minutes, according to Variety. (more...)

Cast Announced for Disney's NEWSIES at Queen Elizabeth Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2016

Casting has been announced for the Vancouver engagement of Disney's NEWSIES.   The Tony Award-winning production will begin performances at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre on Tuesday, July 5 for a limited engagement through Sunday, July 10.  (more...)

Cast Announced for Disney's NEWSIES at Segerstrom Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

Casting has been announced for the Orange County engagement of DISNEY'S NEWSIES. The Tony Award®-winning production will begin performances at Segerstrom Center for the Arts on May 17 for a limited engagement through May 29 in Segerstrom Hall. (more...)

Cast Announced for Disney's NEWSIES, Coming to Seattle This Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

Casting has been announced for the Seattle engagement of Disney's NEWSIES.   The Tony Award-winning production will begin performances at The Paramount Theatre on Tuesday, April 26 for a limited engagement through Sunday, May 1. (more...)

Disney's NEWSIES Coming to Sacramento, 4/12-17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

The Sacramento premiere of Disney's NEWSIES opens Tuesday, April 12 at 8:00 PM at the Community Center Theater for a limited engagement through Sunday, April 17. In Sacramento, NEWSIES will play Tuesday and Wednesday at 8:00 PM; Thursday at 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM; Friday at 8:00 PM; Saturday at 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM; and Sunday at 2:00 PM. (more...)

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