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Alexander Hanson Joins the English Language World Premiere of THE LIE at Menier Choco Photo Alexander Hanson Joins the English Language World Premiere of THE LIE at Menier Chocolate Factory
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The Menier Chocolate Factory today announced that Alexander Hanson joins the company of The Lie playing the husband of his real-life spouse Samantha Bond. Hanson replaces James Dreyfus who has regretfully had to withdraw from the production on medical advice.

West End's THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS Musical Will Hit Cinemas & More Photo West End's THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS Musical Will Hit Cinemas & More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

West End musical THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS which recently ended its strictly limited summer season at the London Palladium has been filmed for cinematic, television and online releases.

THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS to End Summer Run at the London Palladium This September Photo THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS to End Summer Run at the London Palladium This September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

West End musical The Wind in the Willows will end its strictly limited summer season at the London Palladium on Saturday 2 September.

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/4 - NEWSIES,  Photo Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/4 - NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 4, 2017

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More!

BWW Review: MAMMA MIA! Has a Grand Farewell at the FOX This Weekend Photo BWW Review: MAMMA MIA! Has a Grand Farewell at the FOX This Weekend
by Chris Gibson - Aug 1, 2017

MAMMA MIA! officially ended it's farewell tour this past weekend, and it was interesting to see the audience reaction to a show I've seen at least six times. But, I'm a critic. The appeal is obvious really, it's a simple story (book by Catherine Johnson) that allows you to enjoy the undeniably catchy Swedish pop of ABBA (music and lyrics of Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus, and Stig Anderson). With the length of time that it's been touring, nationally and internationally, there's no doubt that generations will grow up knowing and loving this music, which, at the time, seemed like a passing fad back in the 1970's and 80's, although I'm not ashamed to admit I own their greatest hits vol. 1 and 2, most of which shows up in the score. The touring show that graced the stage of the Fox Theatre this past weekend (July 28-30) put on a splendid production, as engaging and charming as we've come to expect, and brimming with enough good humor to please everyone.

Photo Flash: First Look at Rufus Hound, Simon Lipkin, Craig Mather, Neil McDermott and More in THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

The new West End musical THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS features Rufus Hound as the amazing Mr Toad, Simon Lipkin as Ratty, Craig Mather as Mole, Neil McDermott as Chief Weasel, with Denise Welch as Mrs Otter and Gary Wilmot as Badger. The show is currently previewing at the London Palladium with opening night on today 29 June. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Farewell Tour of MAMMA MIA! Comes to State Theatre in July with Local Actress as Lead
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 23, 2017

Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus' MAMMA MIA!, the smash hit musical based on the songs of ABBA, returns to the State Theatre  on July 12th and 13th as a part of its final farewell tour.

MAMMA MIA! It's the Last Chance for KC to See ABBA's Smash-Hit Musical
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 15, 2017

After 15 unforgettable years of entertaining audiences across North America, the national tour of MAMMA MIA! says farewell to the road next month. Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus' smash-hit musical MAMMA MIA! returns to Starlight Theatre for one weekend only - Friday, June 23 through Sunday, June 25.

MAMMA MIA! to Conclude Farewell Tour at the Fabulous Fox
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

After 15 years on the road, the national touring production of MAMMIA MIA! will play its final performances at the Fabulous Fox in St Louis July 28 - 30.

Photo Flash: First Look at THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS On Stage at London Palladium
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

The first images of the cast in costume have today been released for new West End musical THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS, featuring Rufus Hound as the amazing Mr Toad, Simon Lipkin as Ratty, Craig Mather as Mole, Neil McDermott as Chief Weasel, with Denise Welch as Mrs Otter and Gary Wilmot as Badger. Previews begin at the London Palladium on Friday 16 June, with opening night on Thursday 29 June.

Broadway's MAMMA MIA! Comes to Thrasher-Horne Center
by A.A. Cristi - May 24, 2017

Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus' MAMMA MIA!, the smash hit musical based on the songs of ABBA, plays the Thrasher-Horne Center on June 20th, 2017 as a part of its final farewell tour. This performance will be the hugely successful musical's last Florida date, as well as the tenth to last engagement before the casts takes its final bows. After closing a 14-year run on Broadway in September 2015, this will be the American public's last chance to see this electrifying musical in its original tour.

BWW Review: MAMMA MIA! at Broward Center For The Performing Arts
by John Lariviere - May 21, 2017

Broadway Across America - Ft. Lauderdale presents the Farewell Tour of the smash hit musical Mamma Mia! at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. 20 year old Sophie is planning to marry, and wants her father to be present to give her away. Unfortunately, she does not know who her father is. After reading her mother's diary, she concludes he is one of three men, so she invites all of them to her wedding, on the Greek Island on which she lives with her still single mother, in the hopes of sorting it out.

Flash Sale: 40% Off THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS Tickets
by Marianka Swain - May 18, 2017

Anticipated new musical THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS comes to the London Palladium next month. In our flash sale, you can find tickets for the West End run from just £15 - book tickets here

THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS Announces Original Cast Recording
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Producer Jamie Hendry and Sony Masterworks Broadway are pleased to announce the release of the original cast recording of new musical The Wind in the Willows with book by Julian Fellowes, music by George Stiles and lyrics by Anthony Drewe.

Full Cast Announced for MAMMA MIA! at London's Novello Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

From West End to global phenomenon, MAMMA MIA! is Judy Craymer's ingenious vision of staging the story-telling magic of ABBA's timeless songs with an enchanting tale of family and friendship unfolding on a Greek island paradise.

BWW Previews: MAMMA MIA! at BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
by John Lariviere - May 4, 2017

The farewell tour of the hit musical, MAMMA MIA!, based on the songs of ABBA, returns to Fort Lauderdale in May of 2017.

MAMMA MIA! to Bring Songs of ABBA to Fox Cities P.A.C. This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus' MAMMA MIA!, the smash hit musical based on the songs of ABBA, return to the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center as part of its final farewell tour. Performances begin on May 12 and run through May 14.

Sara Poyzer, Kate Graham, and Jacqueline Braun Join MAMMA MIA!; New Booking Period Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Fresh from playing Donna Sheridan in the first ever UK Tour of global smash hit musical MAMMA MIA!, Sara Poyzer is delighted to be playing the role at London's Novello Theatre from Monday 12 June 2017, along with fellow Dynamos, Kate Graham as Tanya and Jacqueline Braun as Rosie.

MAMMA MIA! Comes to the Fox Theater for One Week Only!
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 27, 2017

Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus' MAMMA MIA!, the smash hit musical based on the songs of ABBA, will return to Atlanta's Fox Theatre as a part of its final farewell tour. The Atlanta engagement will run from June 13-18 as a Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta 2016/2017 season special.

Photo Flash: Meet the Full Cast of THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Producer Jamie Hendry announced this morning that Denise Welch, Gary Wilmot, Craig Mather and Simon Lipkin will join Rufus Hound and Neil McDermott in the major new musical THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS, which will open at the world-famous London Palladium. Scroll down for photos of the cast!

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