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Broadway: Newsies, Bonnie & Clyde, Grey Gardens, Deaf West's Big River (2004 Tony Honor, Excellence in Theatre), Brooklyn, Bells Are Ringing (2001 Revival), Annie Get Your Gun (1999 Tony Award, Best Revival), Grease (1994 Tony nomination, Best Choreography), Tommy Tune Tonite!, The Will Rogers ... (read more)
 

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Broadway: Newsies, Bonnie & Clyde, Grey Gardens, Deaf West's Big River (2004 Tony Honor, Excellence in Theatre), Brooklyn, Bells Are Ringing (2001 Revival), Annie Get Your Gun (1999 Tony Award, Best Revival), Grease (1994 Tony nomination, Best Choreography), Tommy Tune Tonite!, The Will Rogers ... (read more)
BWW Interview: Timothy Allen McDonald, Founder and CEO of iTheatrics,  Talks to BWW About the 4th Annual Junior Theater Festival West BWW Interview: Timothy Allen McDonald, Founder and CEO of iTheatrics, Talks to BWW About the 4th Annual Junior Theater Festival West
by Courtney Symes - Feb 14, 2020

Forget that other show. I was in the REAL room where it happened last weekend at the 4th Annual Junior Theater Festival West (JTF), which celebrates youth theatre and encourages students and teachers to keep theatre alive in their community. Each year it follows the Junior Theater Festival in Atlanta, which just finished its 15th season. Over 2,200 people participated in the three-day festival, some coming from as far away as Australia, England, and South Korea. Students and educators benefited from the knowledge of top Broadway professionals in the form of adjudications, workshops, and a discussion panel entitled Pathways to Success, in which the featured guests shared how they forged their own paths to Broadway and beyond. (more...)

Jeff Calhoun to Direct Reading of A COMPLICATED WOMAN: THE JOHN KENLEY SHOW at New York Theatre Barn Jeff Calhoun to Direct Reading of A COMPLICATED WOMAN: THE JOHN KENLEY SHOW at New York Theatre Barn
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020

New York Theatre Barn will produce a reading of the new musical A Complicated Woman: The John Kenley Show on February 27th, 2020 in New York City. The reading will be directed by Jeff Calhoun (Newsies, Bonnie and Clyde, Big River). New York Theatre Barn serves as a home for new musicals during incubation. (more...)

Dolly Parton's 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL in London Releases Cast Recording Dolly Parton's 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL in London Releases Cast Recording
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2020

Dolly Parton's phenomenally successful 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL has released a West End Cast Recording, which is available to stream and download now. It can be found on all streaming platforms including Spotify, Apple Music and Amazon Music. https://slinky.to/9to5-TheMusical (more...)

Photo Flash: ROMEO & BERNADETTE Opens at Mezzanine Theatre Photo Flash: ROMEO & BERNADETTE Opens at Mezzanine Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2020

ROMEO & BERNADETTE opened this week at the Mezzanine Theatre at A.R.T./New York Theatres. Check out photos from opening night! (more...)

VIDEO: HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: THE MUSICAL: THE SERIES Stars Joshua Bassett and Olivia Rodrigo Perform at Junior Theater Festival VIDEO: HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: THE MUSICAL: THE SERIES Stars Joshua Bassett and Olivia Rodrigo Perform at Junior Theater Festival
by TV News Desk - Jan 23, 2020

'High School Musical: The Musical: The Series' stars Joshua Bassett and Olivia Rodrigo performed at the Junior Theater Festival Atlanta this past weekend. Over 6,500 musical theater kids attended to watch Olivia and Joshua perform! (more...)

9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL Comes to the Bristol Hippodrome 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL Comes to the Bristol Hippodrome
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020

that 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL will return for a second tour in 2020. The tour will play at The Bristol Hippodrome from 11 a?" 15 August 2020 and ATG TheatreCard tickets go on sale at 10am on Friday January 25th, followed by general tickets at 10am on Monday January 27th. (more...)

Goodspeed Will Present Their Worklight Series in 2020 Featuring New Musical by Stephen King and John Mellencamp Goodspeed Will Present Their Worklight Series in 2020 Featuring New Musical by Stephen King and John Mellencamp
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2020

Last Saturday, during Goodspeed's 15th annual Festival of New Musicals, the two-time Tony Award-winning theatre announced plans for a fresh approach to its new musical development at The Terris Theater in Chester, CT. (more...)

Duluth Playhouse Has Announced New NorShor Theatre Artistic Director Duluth Playhouse Has Announced New NorShor Theatre Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2020

The Duluth Playhouse and its Board of Directors have announced that Phillip Fazio will become the NorShor Theatre's next Artistic Director. Fazio will succeed Christine Gradl Seitz, who has served as both the Artistic and Executive Director for the organization for the past 20 years. (more...)

VIDEO: BETWEEN THE LINES Has Released its First Music Video for 'Something to Hold Onto' Featuring Jason Gotay VIDEO: BETWEEN THE LINES Has Released its First Music Video for 'Something to Hold Onto' Featuring Jason Gotay
by Stage Tube - Jan 17, 2020

The new Off-Broadway musical BETWEEN THE LINES has released its first music video for a?oeSomething to Hold Onto,a?? performed by Jason Gotay. (more...)

Louise Redknapp and Brian Conley Return To 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL In The West End Louise Redknapp and Brian Conley Return To 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL In The West End
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2020

Louise Redknapp and Brian Conley will return to play Violet Newstead and Franklin Hart Jnr respectively in 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL at The Savoy Theatre from February 2020. (more...)

Caissie Levy, Nicholas Christopher and More to Participate in 2020 iTheatrics Junior Theater Festival Atlanta Caissie Levy, Nicholas Christopher and More to Participate in 2020 iTheatrics Junior Theater Festival Atlanta
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2020

President & Producer of Disney Theatrical Productions Thomas Schumacher; Caissie Levy (Frozen on Broadway); Nicholas Christopher (Hamilton on Broadway); Jennifer Locke (Hamilton national tour); creator/Executive Producer Tim Federle, Olivia Rodrigo, and Joshua Bassett (High School Musical: The Musical: The Series on Disney +); Luca Padovan and Isabella Russo (School of Rock); Jeff Calhoun (Newsies, Between The Lines); Rob Rokicki (The Lighting Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical); and Lotte Wakeham (Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical) are some of the stars and creatives confirmed for the 2020 iTheatrics Junior Theater Festival Atlanta (#JTF). (more...)

Breaking: Jason Gotay, Arielle Jacobs & More Will Star in BETWEEN THE LINES Musical Breaking: Jason Gotay, Arielle Jacobs & More Will Star in BETWEEN THE LINES Musical
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2019

Producer Daryl Roth announced today full casting for the new Off-Broadway musical Between the Lines . The production will star Arielle Jacobs (Aladdin, Wicked), Jason Gotay (Evita, Bring It On: The Musical), Morgan Siobhan Green (Be More Chill), Vicki Lewis (Damn Yankees, Anastasia), Will Burton (Kiss Me, Kate; Hello, Dolly!), Jerusha Cavazos (The Prom), Pierre Marais (Aladdin), John Rapson (Les Misérables), Carrie St. Louis (Kinky Boots, Wicked), and Julia Murney (Wicked). (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Get A Behind The Scenes Look At BETWEEN THE LINES At Second Stage BWW Exclusive: Get A Behind The Scenes Look At BETWEEN THE LINES At Second Stage
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 26, 2019

We're getting an exclusive look behind the scenes at at the new musical Between the Lines, which is set to begin performances at Off-Broadway's Tony Kiser Theater at Second Stage this April! Check out the video to see the show's songwriting team, Elyssa Samsel & Kate Anderson, giving us a look at what the show is all about and what audiences can expect! (more...)

Dolly Parton's 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL Will Embark on 2020 UK Tour; Dates Announced! Dolly Parton's 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL Will Embark on 2020 UK Tour; Dates Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2019

Following a sell-out 2019 tour that ends in Dublin this Saturday, Dolly Parton announced today that 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL will return for a second tour in 2020. The tour will open at the Aylesbury Waterside Theatre on 29 May 2020 where it will play until 6 June 2020, before visiting Wolverhampton Grand Theatre (9 a?" 13 June 2020), Nottingham Theatre Royal (16 a?" 20 June 2020), Southampton Mayflower (22 a?" 27 June 2020), Leeds Grand Theatre (29 June a?" 4 July 2020), Theatre Royal Plymouth (14 a?" 18 July 2020), Regent's Theatre Stoke on Trent (21 a?" 25 July 2020), Southend Cliff's Pavilion (28 July a?" 1 August 2020), Marlowe Theatre Canterbury (4 a?" 8 August 2020), Bristol Hippodrome (11 a?" 15 August 2020), Llandudno Venue Cymru (18 a?" 22 August 2020), Manchester Palace Theatre (25 a?" 29 August 2020), Eden Court Inverness (1 a?" 5 September 2020), King's Theatre Glasgow (8 a?" 12 September 2020) and Sheffield Lyceum (15 a?" 19 September 2020). Casting for the 2020 tour will be announced soon. (more...)

Lead Cast Announced For Dolly Parton's 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL Lead Cast Announced For Dolly Parton's 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2019

Caroline O'Connor, Marina Prior, Samantha Dodemaide and Erin Clare have been entrusted with the much-loved lead roles in Dolly Parton's 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL. Direct from London's West End, the hilarious smash-hit musical will have its Australian Premiere at the Sydney Lyric Theatre in April 2020. (more...)

Global Roundup 11/1 - DEAR EVAN HANSEN in the UK, MRS. DOUBTFIRE in Seattle and More! Global Roundup 11/1 - DEAR EVAN HANSEN in the UK, MRS. DOUBTFIRE in Seattle and More!
by BWW Special - Nov 1, 2019

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 Dear Evan Hansen West End, Mrs. Doubtfire in Seattle and More! (more...)

Photo Flash: Marlo Thomas, Joe DiPietro and More Celebrate Opening of LAST DAYS OF SUMMER Photo Flash: Marlo Thomas, Joe DiPietro and More Celebrate Opening of LAST DAYS OF SUMMER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2019

The new musical LAST DAYS OF SUMMER opened this past Friday, October 25th to unanimous rave reviews at George Street Playhouse. Under the direction of Jeff Calhoun (NEWSIES, GREASE, BIG RIVER), LAST DAYS OF SUMMER features book & lyrics by Steve Kluger (based on his best-selling novel) and music by Grammy Award winner Jason Howland (LITTLE WOMEN). (more...)

BWW Review: LAST DAYS OF SUMMER " The New Musical at George Street Playhouse is a Sure-Fire Hit BWW Review: LAST DAYS OF SUMMER " The New Musical at George Street Playhouse is a Sure-Fire Hit
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 29, 2019

George Street Playhouse (GSP) is kicking off their 2019/2020 Season with a new musical that is a sure-fire hit. 'Last Days of Summer' has everything going for it. The show presents a captivating story, stellar cast, a memorable score, and spirited dance numbers. Directed by Jeff Calhoun, it features a book and lyrics by Steve Kluger with music by Jason Howland. (more...)

David Hasselhoff Will Join 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL This Winter David Hasselhoff Will Join 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2019

David Hasselhoff will play Franklin Hart Jnr in 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL at The Savoy Theatre from 2 December 2019 until 8 February 2020. (more...)

VIDEO: Bobby Conte Thornton and Teal Wicks in LAST DAYS OF SUMMER VIDEO: Bobby Conte Thornton and Teal Wicks in LAST DAYS OF SUMMER
by Stage Tube - Oct 25, 2019

Performances kicked off last night for the new musical LAST DAYS OF SUMMER, presented by George Street Playhouse and directed by Jeff Calhoun (NEWSIES, GREASE, BIG RIVER). Opening Night is October 25th. LAST DAYS OF SUMMER features book & lyrics by Steve Kluger (based on his best-selling novel) and music by Grammy Award winner Jason Howland (LITTLE WOMEN). Get a first look at cast members Teal Wicks and Bobby Conte Thornton and more in action! (more...)

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