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Wake Up With BWW 9/23: Check Out Webber's CINDERELLA Marquee, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 9/23: Check Out Webber's CINDERELLA Marquee, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 23, 2020

Today's top stories: check out the marquee for Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cinderella, Marc Kudisch will lead a play about West Side Story for the New Works Virtual Festival, and more!

VIDEO: Original Tour Cast of SOMETHING ROTTEN! Reunites for Reimagined 'To Thine Own  Photo VIDEO: Original Tour Cast of SOMETHING ROTTEN! Reunites for Reimagined 'To Thine Own Self Be True'
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 22, 2020

The Something Rotten! 1st National Tour cast has reunited for a performance of the reimagined song, 'To Thine Own Self Be True'. The song was rewritten for the tour but has never been recorded - until now!

SHREK THE MUSICAL Comes to The Walnut Street Theatre Photo SHREK THE MUSICAL Comes to The Walnut Street Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Oct 21, 2019

Walnut Street Theatre (WST) continues its 211th season with the hilarious Broadway hit, SHREK THE MUSICAL. Directed by Glenn Casale and choreographed by Robbie Roby, the production begins previews on November 5, opens November 13, and continues through January 5 on the Walnut's Mainstage.

Photo Flash: Get a First Look at YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN at the Walnut Street Theatre Photo Photo Flash: Get a First Look at YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN at the Walnut Street Theatre
by Kaitlin Milligan - Sep 11, 2019

American Premiere Of London's YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Opens At The Walnut September 11 Photo American Premiere Of London's YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Opens At The Walnut September 11
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 5, 2019

Walnut Street Theatre opens its 211th season with Mel Brooks' hilarious musical comedy, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN THE MUSICAL. Directed by Charles Abbott and choreographed by Mary Jane Houdina, the electrifying production begins previews on September 3, opens September 11, and continues through October 20.

Walnut Street Theatre Opens Season With YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Photo Walnut Street Theatre Opens Season With YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN
by Julie Musbach - Aug 16, 2019

Walnut Street Theatre opens its 211th season with Mel Brooks' hilarious musical comedy, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN THE MUSICAL. Directed by Charles Abbott and choreographed by Mary Jane Houdina, the electrifying production begins previews on September 3, opens September 11, and continues through October 20.

GUYS AND DOLLS Returns To Broadway At Music Circus Photo GUYS AND DOLLS Returns To Broadway At Music Circus
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 19, 2019

The 2019 Broadway At Music Circus season continues with a new production of the multiple Tony Award-winning musical theatre classic Guys and Dolls, running Tuesday, July 23 through Sunday, July 28 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion in Sacramento.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At THE DROWSY CHAPERONE at Broadway at Music Circus Photo VIDEO: Get A First Look At THE DROWSY CHAPERONE at Broadway at Music Circus
by Stage Tube - Jul 11, 2019

The third show in the 2019 season is the Broadway At Music Circus premiere of the award-winning musical comedy The Drowsy Chaperone is now on stage, starring writeractorcomedian Bruce Vilanch and featuring a cast of Broadway veterans. The show runs Tuesday, July 9 through Sunday, July 14 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion in Sacramento. Check out video of the cast in action!

Photo Flash: THE DROWSY CHAPERONE At Broadway Music Circus Photo Photo Flash: THE DROWSY CHAPERONE At Broadway Music Circus
by Nate Ronning - Jul 10, 2019

The third show in the 2019 season is the Broadway At Music Circus premiere of the award-winning musical comedy The Drowsy Chaperone is now on stage, starring writeractorcomedian Bruce Vilanch and featuring a cast of Broadway veterans. The show runs Tuesday, July 9 through Sunday, July 14 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion in Sacramento. Check out photos of the cast in action!

Bruce Vilanch Stars In THE DROWSY CHAPERONE At Broadway Music Circus Beginning Next W Photo Bruce Vilanch Stars In THE DROWSY CHAPERONE At Broadway Music Circus Beginning Next Week
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 2, 2019

The third show in the 2019 season is the Broadway At Music Circus premiere of the award-winning musical comedy The Drowsy Chaperone, starring writeractorcomedian Bruce Vilanch and featuring a cast of Broadway veterans. The show runs Tuesday, July 9 through Sunday, July 14 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion in Sacramento.

Photo Flash: OKLAHOMA at Broadway Music Circus Photo Photo Flash: OKLAHOMA at Broadway Music Circus
by Rebecca Russo - Jun 25, 2019

The 2019 Broadway At Music Circus season continues with a brand new production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's first collaboration, the groundbreaking masterpiece Oklahoma!  The Pulitzer Prize winning musical, which The New York Times said "changed the course of the Broadway musical," runs Tuesday, June 25 through Sunday, June 30 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion.

New Broadway At Music Circus Production Of Rodgers And Hammerstein's OKLAHOMA! Opens  Photo New Broadway At Music Circus Production Of Rodgers And Hammerstein's OKLAHOMA! Opens June 25
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 19, 2019

The 2019 Broadway At Music Circus season continues with a brand new production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's first collaboration, the groundbreaking masterpiece Oklahoma! The Pulitzer Prize winning musical, which The New York Times said "changed the course of the Broadway musical," runs Tuesday, June 25 through Sunday, June 30 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion.

Photo Flash: Get A First Look At SHREK at Sacramento Music Circus Photo Photo Flash: Get A First Look At SHREK at Sacramento Music Circus
by Alan Henry - Jun 12, 2019

The 2019 season gets underway with the Broadway At Music Circus premiere of the Tony Award-winning musical comedy Shrek the Musical. Sure to delight the entire family, the musical comedy, which Variety calls 'a gently subversive fairytale with a contemporary edge, conjuring genuine enchantment and brimming with heart and irreverent charm,' runs Tuesday, June 11 through Sunday, June 16 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. Check out photos of the cast in action!

Broadway At Music Circus Season Kicks Off June 11 With SHREK THE MUSICAL Photo Broadway At Music Circus Season Kicks Off June 11 With SHREK THE MUSICAL
by Stephi Wild - Jun 6, 2019

The 2019 season gets underway with the Broadway At Music Circus premiere of the Tony Award-winning musical comedy Shrek the Musical. Sure to delight the entire family, the musical comedy, which Variety calls "a gently subversive fairytale with a contemporary edge, conjuring genuine enchantment and brimming with heart and irreverent charm," runs Tuesday, June 11 through Sunday, June 16 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion.

Lesli Margherita, Bruce Vilanch, Philip Boykin And More Announced For Broadway At Mus Photo Lesli Margherita, Bruce Vilanch, Philip Boykin And More Announced For Broadway At Music Circus Season
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 3, 2019

Casting has been confirmed for the 69th Broadway At Music Circus season, which begins June 11 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. The season includes four Broadway At Music Circus premieres, Shrek the Musical, The Drowsy Chaperone, The Wiz, and In the Heights.

Kravis Center Presents Broadway's Musical Comedy Smash SOMETHING ROTTEN! Photo Kravis Center Presents Broadway's Musical Comedy Smash SOMETHING ROTTEN!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 25, 2018

The completely original new musical Something Rotten!, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon, Aladdin), with music and lyrics by Grammy Award winner and Tony Award nominee Wayne Kirkpatrick and Golden Globe Award and Tony Award nominee Karey Kirkpatrick and a book by Tony Award nominees Karey Kirkpatrick and best-selling author John O'Farrell, opens at The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts on May 1-6, 2018.

SOMETHING ROTTEN to Crack Up Providence Photo SOMETHING ROTTEN to Crack Up Providence
by Julie Musbach - Apr 3, 2018

The completely original new musical SOMETHING ROTTEN!, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon, Aladdin), with music and lyrics by Grammy Award winner and Tony Award nominee Wayne Kirkpatrick and Golden Globe Award and Tony Award nominee Karey Kirkpatrick and a book by Tony Award nominees Karey Kirkpatrick and best-selling author John O'Farrell, opens at the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC), May 15 - 20, 2018. In Providence, SOMETHING ROTTEN! is part of the Taco/White Family Foundation Broadway Series.

Cast Announced for SOMETHING ROTTEN at the National Theatre Photo Cast Announced for SOMETHING ROTTEN at the National Theatre
by Julie Musbach - Jan 5, 2018

Casting has been announced for the hit Broadway musical SOMETHING ROTTEN! for its upcoming engagement at Washington, D.C.'s National Theatre from February 6 thru 18, 2018. Tickets may be purchased online at TheNationalDC.com, in person at the National Theatre box office (Monday thru Friday from Noon to 6:00 PM), or by calling 800-514-3849. The National Theatre is located at 1321 Pennsylvania Ave. NW.

SOMETHING ROTTEN! is on its Way to Sacramento Photo SOMETHING ROTTEN! is on its Way to Sacramento
by Julie Musbach - Dec 19, 2017

The completely original new musical Something Rotten!, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon, Aladdin), with music and lyrics by Grammy Award winner and Tony Award nominee Wayne Kirkpatrick and Golden Globe Award and Tony Award nominee Karey Kirkpatrick and a book by Tony Award nominees Karey Kirkpatrick and best-selling author John O'Farrell, opens at the Community Center Theater on Jan. 2, 2018, and runs through Jan. 7.

Tickets for SOMETHING ROTTEN! Go On Sale Friday, Dec. 8 Photo Tickets for SOMETHING ROTTEN! Go On Sale Friday, Dec. 8
by Stephi Wild - Dec 5, 2017

Hennepin Theatre Trust will present the completely original new musical SOMETHING ROTTEN! as part of the 2017-2018 Bank of America Broadway on Hennepin Season April 3-8, 2018 at the historic Orpheum Theatre (910 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis). SOMETHING ROTTEN! is directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon, Aladdin), with music and lyrics by Grammy Award winner and Tony Award nominee Wayne Kirkpatrick and Golden Globe Award and Tony Award nominee Karey Kirkpatrick, and a book by Tony Award nominees Karey Kirkpatrick and best-selling author John O'Farrell.

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