Tamyra Gray Reflects on Opening the ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Tour in Nashville This WeekTamyra Gray Reflects on Opening the ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Tour in Nashville This Week
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 15, 2019

For audience members who saw Once On This Island during its recent Tony Award-winning revival on Broadway, actress Tamyra Gray has some pointers in regard to the show's national tour, which launches tonight at Nashville's Tennessee Performing Arts Center: a?oeThere's a new set-up,a?? she explains. a?oeSince we are no longer in the round, our set has been restructured and it's really, really cool: It's like you've walked into this village and you're watching events unfold.a?? (more...)

VIDEO: Like New Work? Catch a Sneak Peek of the First Annual Rave Theater Festival!VIDEO: Like New Work? Catch a Sneak Peek of the First Annual Rave Theater Festival!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2019

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the brand-new Rave Theater Festival is set to launch later this week, running August 9-25, 2019 at Clemente Soto Veléz Cultural and Educational Center (107 Suffolk Street) on the Lower East Side. For its introductory year, Rave Theater Festival has selected a diverse roster of plays, musicals, family-friendly shows, and cross-disciplinary projects. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal With BACK, A Featured Event At Ken Davenport's RAVE FestivalPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal With BACK, A Featured Event At Ken Davenport's RAVE Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2019

Get a peek inside rehearsal of BACK, a featured event of the Ken Davenports RAVE Theatre Festival, written and featuring Matt Webster with Terra Mackintosh; directed by David Perlow. (more...)

BACK Announced As Part Of RAVE Theatre FestivalBACK Announced As Part Of RAVE Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2019

Leah, grieving over the death of her boyfriend, could really use a friend right now. She decides to travel to New York City to reconnect with Derek, her best friend. But they are more than best friends. The undeniable chemistry and inherent trust made these two a?oemeant for each othera?? But far too much went wrong between them. Leah makes Derek an incredible offer a?" a chance to a?oego backa?? a?? in time. The two come face-to-face with a new technology that makes a life do-over possible. But there are rules about altering your present reality a?" rules that can have devastating effects. Do they dare risk rewriting their lives in search of a happy ending? (more...)

BACK Premieres At Ken Davenport's Rave Theater FestivalBACK Premieres At Ken Davenport's Rave Theater Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2019

An official selection in Ken Davenport's inaugural Rave Theater Festival is BACK, a new play written by and featuring Matt Webster with Terra Mackintosh and directed by David Perlow (more...)

Photo Coverage: Stars Shine on the Red Carpet at the 2019 Tony AwardsPhoto Coverage: Stars Shine on the Red Carpet at the 2019 Tony Awards
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 9, 2019

The big day is finally here! The stars are shining on the Tony Awards red carpet, and BroadwayWorld's got a first look - check out the first batch of arrivals below, including Camille A. Brown, Robert Horn, and more! (more...)

Rave Theater Festival Announces Participating ShowsRave Theater Festival Announces Participating Shows
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2019

The brand-new Rave Theater Festival has announced that out of hundreds of applications, 20 shows have been selected for the inaugural festival. The festival will be held this summer from August 9-25, 2019 at Clemente Soto Velez Cultural and Educational Center (107 Suffolk Street) on the Lower East Side. For its introductory year, Rave Theater Festival has selected a diverse roster of plays, musicals, family-friendly shows, and cross-disciplinary projects. (more...)

Michelle Williams to Depart ONCE ON THIS ISLAND; Lea Salonga Returns Dec 27Michelle Williams to Depart ONCE ON THIS ISLAND; Lea Salonga Returns Dec 27
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2018

BroadwayWorld has learned that Michelle Williams has been advised by her doctors to take a leave of absence from performing. Lea Salonga, who originated the role in this production will play Erzulie from December 27 through its final performance on January 6. (more...)

The Story Ends: Tony-Winning Revival of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND To Close This JanuaryThe Story Ends: Tony-Winning Revival of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND To Close This January
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2018

It was announced today that the Tony Award winning Best Revival will close on Sunday, January 6, 2019. When it closes this production will have played 29 previews and 458 performances. (more...)

ONCE ON THIS ISLAND's Hailey Kilgore To Take Over Instagram Tomorrow!ONCE ON THIS ISLAND's Hailey Kilgore To Take Over Instagram Tomorrow!
by Jeffrey Vizcaino - Nov 23, 2018

Go behind the scenes of Broadway's Once On This Island with Tony nominee Hailey Kilgore, as she takes over the BroadwayWorld Instagram tomorrow, November 24th! Follow along as Kilgore shows you her two-show day as Ti Moune! Be sure to tune in! (more...)

ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Announces Week Long Fan Celebration, Including Prizes, Special Events, and MoreONCE ON THIS ISLAND Announces Week Long Fan Celebration, Including Prizes, Special Events, and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2018

The producers of Once On This Island announced today that in honor of one year on Broadway they will celebrate their fans during the week of October 29. From October 29- November 4, the production will be hosting special events, giving away exclusive prizes, and offering a 2-for-1 deal on tickets. Fans can redeem code: OOTIFB1 on TelechargeOffers.com or at the box office. (more...)

Destiny's Child's Michelle Williams Will Join the Cast of ONCE ON THIS ISLANDDestiny's Child's Michelle Williams Will Join the Cast of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018

Once On This Island announced today that the Grammy Award-winning artist and Destiny's Child singer Michelle T. Williams will return to Broadway as Erzulie in the Tony Award winning Best Revival starting Friday, November 30. Michelle T. Williams will play the role through Sunday, June 2, 2019. (more...)

ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Announces Plush Goat Weekend Giveaway!ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Announces Plush Goat Weekend Giveaway!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018

Once On This Island not only was a surprise winner at this year's Tony Awards when it took the Best Musical Revival Award, but its mascot goat, Sparky, became the darling of the night when it walked the red carpet. Now, you can have a piece of the show's caprine magic this Sunday, September 30 when the first 50 ticket buyers at the Circle in the Square Theatre box office take home a free plush toy goat. This offer is good for any performance and for all tickets $59.50 or more. One per purchase; not valid for lottery ticket buyers. (more...)

Hailey Kilgore Returns to the Sands of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND TonightHailey Kilgore Returns to the Sands of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

Hailey Kilgore will return to role of Ti Moune in Once On This Island tonight, Tuesday, September 4. Hailey has been out of the show due to a foot injury. (more...)

ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Announces Performance Benefiting The Actors FundONCE ON THIS ISLAND Announces Performance Benefiting The Actors Fund
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

The Actors Fund announced today that Once On This Island has added a Special Benefit Performance for The Actors Fund. This benefit performance will be held on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 8:00 pm at the Circle in the Square Theatre (235 West 50th Street). (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre Company Announces Casting for THE COMEDY OF ERRORSShakespeare Theatre Company Announces Casting for THE COMEDY OF ERRORS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

In honor of Artistic Director Michael Kahn's final season with the Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC), the opening show of the 2018-2019 Season, William Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors, will feature beloved performers, many of whom have been with the Company since the very beginning. (more...)

Loren Lott to Lead ONCE ON THIS ISLAND During Hailey Kilgore's Medical LeaveLoren Lott to Lead ONCE ON THIS ISLAND During Hailey Kilgore's Medical Leave
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

Original company member Loren Lott will take over the role of Ti Moune while Hailey Kilgore recovers from a foot injury. (more...)

ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Now On Sale Through September 2019ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Now On Sale Through September 2019
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2018

Broadway's Once On This Island announced today that a new block of tickets are now on sale for the Tony Award winning production through September 2, 2019 at Circle in the Square Theatre (235 West 50th Street). (more...)

Merle Dandridge to Return to ONCE ON THIS ISLAND for Limited EngagementMerle Dandridge to Return to ONCE ON THIS ISLAND for Limited Engagement
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

The producers of Broadway's Once On This Island announced today that Merle Dandridge will return to the Tony Nominated production for a limited time from June 18 - August 19. Current cast member Tamyra Gray will return as Papa Ge on August 20. (more...)

Lea Salonga to Play Final Performance in ONCE ON THIS ISLAND on June 24; Darlesia Cearcy to Take Over ErzulieLea Salonga to Play Final Performance in ONCE ON THIS ISLAND on June 24; Darlesia Cearcy to Take Over Erzulie
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2018

The producers of Broadway's Once On This Island announced today that Lea Salonga will play her final performance in the show on June 24. Current cast member Darlesia Cearcy will take over the role of Erzulie on June 25. (more...)

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