BWW TV: On the Red Carpet at the Chita Rivera Awards!BWW TV: On the Red Carpet at the Chita Rivera Awards!
by TV - Red Carpets - May 19, 2019

The 2019 Chita Rivera Awards will be presented today, May 19, 2019 at 7:30pm at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place off Washington Square Park), and produced by Joe Lanteri, Founder and Executive Director of the New York City Dance Alliance Foundation, Inc. in conjunction with Patricia Watt. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 5/18/2019
by - May 18, 2019

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 5/18/2019. (more...)

Chita Rivera Awards to Include Performances by THE PROM, AIN'T TOO PROUD, and MoreChita Rivera Awards to Include Performances by THE PROM, AIN'T TOO PROUD, and More
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2019

The Chita Rivera Awards, taking place at The NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts this Sunday, May 19, announces presenters for the evening. Presenters include Chita Rivera, Andy Blankenbuehler, Camille A. Brown, Ariana DeBose, Luann de Lesseps, Micaela Diamond, Damon J. Gillespie, Savion Glover, Marilu Henner, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Tiler Peck, Lee Roy Reams, Michael Riedel, Ethan Slater, Mary Testa and Richard Thomas. (more...)

Bryan Cranston, HADESTOWN & More Win at the 2019 Drama League Awards- The Full List!Bryan Cranston, HADESTOWN & More Win at the 2019 Drama League Awards- The Full List!
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2019

The Drama League (Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, Executive Artistic Director) today announced the 2019 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. The nominations were announced this morning by the current stars of Waitress, Shoshana Bean and Jeremy Jordan, at the official announcement event at Sardi's Restaurant, which was streamed live online here at BroadwayWorld. (more...)

Global Roundup 5/17 - David Bowie's LAZARUS, HELLO DOLLY!, FLAMINGO KID and More!Global Roundup 5/17 - David Bowie's LAZARUS, HELLO DOLLY!, FLAMINGO KID and More!
by BWW Special - May 17, 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 HUGH JACKMAN, 1776 on Broadway, AUGUST RUSH, and More! (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 5/17: Drama League Awards, and More!Wake Up With BWW 5/17: Drama League Awards, and More!
by Stephi Wild - May 17, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! (more...)

HAMILTON Announces Digital Lottery for Austin PerformancesHAMILTON Announces Digital Lottery for Austin Performances
by Sarah Hookey - May 16, 2019

Jeffrey Seller and Lexus Broadway in Austin presented by Texas Performing Arts announce a digital lottery for HAMILTON tickets will begin in conjunction with the show's first performance (May 28) in Austin at Bass Concert Hall. (more...)

HAMILTON Announces Chicago Closing DateHAMILTON Announces Chicago Closing Date
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2019

The musical HAMILTON will conclude its more than three (3) year run in Chicago at Broadway In Chicago's CIBC Theatre (18 W. Monroe St.) on January 5, 2020, it has been announced by producer Jeffrey Seller. Chicago was the first city outside New York where HAMILTON opened; the production began performances on September 27, 2016 at what was then The PrivateBank Theatre. (more...)

Radio City Rockettes to Perform Opening Number at the Chita Rivera AwardsRadio City Rockettes to Perform Opening Number at the Chita Rivera Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2019

It was announced today that The Radio City Rockettes will open this year's Chita Rivera Awards with a show stopping performance of 'New York, New York.' The Rockettes history with Chita Rivera dates back more than 30 years when the renowned precision dance company performed alongside Rivera in the 1988 tour of Can-Can.  (more...)

AVENUE Q Enters Final Weeks of PerformancesAVENUE Q Enters Final Weeks of Performances
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2019

AVENUE Q - winner of three 2004 Tony Awards including Best Musical - will close May 26 Off-Broadway at New World Stages (340 W. 50 Street). The musical which has been a part of the New York theatrical landscape for 15+ years, both on Broadway and Off Broadway is produced by Kevin McCollum, Robyn Goodman, Jeffrey Seller, Vineyard Theatre and The New Group, will have played a total of 6569 performances upon closing: from its first Broadway preview on July 14, 2003 to its final performance May 26, 2019. (more...)

Bucks County Playhouse Announces The New Playhouse Institute For EducatorsBucks County Playhouse Announces The New Playhouse Institute For Educators
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2019

Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) has announced the launch of The Playhouse Institute, a new educational arm of the non-profit Playhouse designed to offer training for constituencies ranging from professional educators to members of the corporate community by utilizing theater and communication skills. Participants in the Institute will receive continuing education credits as The Playhouse was recently certified by the Pennsylvania Department of Education as an Act 48 provider. (more...)

VIDEO: THE CHER SHOW Cast Performs 'Song for the Lonely' on TODAYVIDEO: THE CHER SHOW Cast Performs 'Song for the Lonely' on TODAY
by Stage Tube - May 3, 2019

The cast of the Tony-nominated musical "The Cher Show" hit the TODAY plaza this morning during their Best of Broadway Week with a live performance of "Song for the Lonely." (more...)

HAMILTON'S #EduHam Program Comes to DallasHAMILTON'S #EduHam Program Comes to Dallas
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2019

The innovative educational program that debuted at HAMILTON on Broadway continues in Dallas on Thursday, May 2 when over 3,200 students and teachers from 56 high schools attend matinee performance of the musical at the Music Hall in Fair Park. (more...)

Rick Lyon's AVENUE Q Puppets Join Permanent Collection At Smithsonian InstituteRick Lyon's AVENUE Q Puppets Join Permanent Collection At Smithsonian Institute
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2019

Three of the puppet stars of the Tony Award-winning musical AVENUE Q - Kate Monster, Nicky and Rod - have been chosen to be part of the permanent Popular Entertainment collection at the National Museum of American History at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, DC, it has been announced by Rick Lyon, who conceived and designed the long-running show's furry cast of characters. (more...)

John Lithgow, Bill Irwin, Norm Lewis Will Honor Cora Cahan At New 42nd Street GalaJohn Lithgow, Bill Irwin, Norm Lewis Will Honor Cora Cahan At New 42nd Street Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2019

The New 42nd Street Gala will celebrate the vision and legacy of Cora Cahan, founding President & CEO, as she steps down after 29 years of extraordinary leadership. Proceeds from the Monday, June 3, 2019, event at The Plaza Hotel will benefit The New Victory Theater's innovative arts and engagement programs which reach more than 55,000 kids each year.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Lin-Manuel Miranda and More Attend the Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony For HAMILTON: The ExhibitionPhoto Flash: Lin-Manuel Miranda and More Attend the Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony For HAMILTON: The Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2019

The ribbon cutting ceremony for Hamilton: The Exhibition was held in Chicago this past Friday, April 26. (more...)

Breaking: KISS ME, KATE, AIN'T TOO PROUD & More Earn Chita Rivera Awards Nominations!Breaking: KISS ME, KATE, AIN'T TOO PROUD & More Earn Chita Rivera Awards Nominations!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2019

Nominations for the 2019 Chita Rivera Awards were announced today. In keeping with the mission of the Chita Rivera Awards, nominators considered shows and films that opened during the 2018-2019 theater season. (more...)

Orpheum Announces HAMILTON On Sale Date And DetailsOrpheum Announces HAMILTON On Sale Date And Details
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2019

Producer Jeffrey Seller and the Orpheum Theatre Group announced today that tickets for HAMILTON will be available online through Ticketmaster Verified Fan, at 9 a.m. CT on Friday, May 3. Verified Fan is a new fan-facing technology from Ticketmaster that allows pre-registered fans to unlock access to tickets without competing against scalpers and bots. (more...)

George C. Wolfe Named Recipient of SDC Director Award at the Chita Rivera AwardsGeorge C. Wolfe Named Recipient of SDC Director Award at the Chita Rivera Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2019

Legendary Broadway director and four time Tony Award Winner George C. Wolfe(Angels In America, The Normal Heart, Bring in 'Da Noise..., Jelly's Last Jam) will receive the SDC Director Award for exemplary collaboration with choreographers on Broadway at the 2019 Chita Rivera Awards  (more...)

THE MAN IN THE CEILING Cast Recording Featuring Kate Baldwin, Gavin Creel and Ashley Park is Available for Download NowTHE MAN IN THE CEILING Cast Recording Featuring Kate Baldwin, Gavin Creel and Ashley Park is Available for Download Now
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2019

Ghostlight Records has announced that the new musical The Man in the Ceiling - with music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa and a book by Jules Feiffer, based on his novel - is available for digital download and streaming today, Friday, April 19. (more...)

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