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Review Roundup: HAMILTON Tour Opens in Los AngelesReview Roundup: HAMILTON Tour Opens in Los Angeles
by Review Roundups - Aug 17, 2017

Few things have been as highly anticipated as the national tour of the sweeping hit Hamilton, which made its second stop in Los Angeles last night. (more...)

THE LION KING Continues Successful Run In MexicoTHE LION KING Continues Successful Run In Mexico
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

One of Disney's most successful musical theatre endeavors, THE LION KING, continues its run in Mexico City at the Telcel Theatre. (more...)

Tickets on Sale This Friday for WICKED's Winter Run in ChicagoTickets on Sale This Friday for WICKED's Winter Run in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Broadway In Chicago and WICKED have announced that individual tickets for the return of WICKED will go on sale on Friday, August 18, 2017. WICKED will fly back to the Oriental Theatre (24 W. Randolph) during the holiday season for a limited seven-week engagement December 6, 2017 - January 21, 2018. (more...)

BWW Review: Anita Gillette Takes Celia Keenan-Bolger Through Time in Bruce Norris' A PARALLELOGRAMBWW Review: Anita Gillette Takes Celia Keenan-Bolger Through Time in Bruce Norris' A PARALLELOGRAM
by Michael Dale - Aug 15, 2017

'If you knew in advance exactly what was going to happen in your life, and how everything was going to turn out, and if you knew you couldn't do anything to change it, would you still want to go on with your life?' (more...)

WICKED Surpasses MAMMA MIA! as 8th Longest-Running Show in Broadway HistoryWICKED Surpasses MAMMA MIA! as 8th Longest-Running Show in Broadway History
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

The international blockbuster WICKED will play its 5,759th Broadway performance on Wednesday, August 16 at 7pm, surpassing Mamma Mia to become the 8th longest-running production in Broadway history. (more...)

Roundabout's MARVIN'S ROOM and NAPOLI, BROOKLYN Enter Final FortnightRoundabout's MARVIN'S ROOM and NAPOLI, BROOKLYN Enter Final Fortnight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company will conclude its critically acclaimed summer productions, Marvin's Room by Scott McPherson, directed by Anne Kauffman, and Meghan Kennedy's Napoli, Brooklyn, directed by Gordon Edelstein, on Sunday, August 27. (more...)

Stage Stars on Screen - A Guide to Broadway on TV's  2017-18 Season!Stage Stars on Screen - A Guide to Broadway on TV's 2017-18 Season!
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 13, 2017

Broadway stars, live musical presentations and a high school theater department-themed drama series are all on tap for the upcoming 2017-18 primetime television season. Check out the exciting programming slate below! (more...)


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BWW Review: The Resistance Hits Broadway in Michael Moore's THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDERBWW Review: The Resistance Hits Broadway in Michael Moore's THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER
by Michael Dale - Aug 11, 2017

Red, white and blue bunting is draped across a stage left box at the Belasco Theatre because, as Michael Moore explains at the beginning of his more-or-less solo Broadway performance, THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER, it is reserved for President Donald Trump to sit in at any performance he chooses. (more...)

Photo Flash: Michael Moore Takes Broadway in THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDERPhoto Flash: Michael Moore Takes Broadway in THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Academy Award-winning filmmaker, best-selling author, and political iconMichael Moore makes his Broadway debut in The Terms of My Surrender. The limited 12-week engagement is currently in previews at Broadway's Belasco Theatre (111 W 44th Street) with an official opening night set for Thursday, August 10, 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: Something New Is Happening in Oz- Meet the New Cast of WICKED on Broadway!Photo Flash: Something New Is Happening in Oz- Meet the New Cast of WICKED on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

The Broadway blockbuster Wicked just welcomed new cast members to the Gershwin Theatre last week. Jackie Burns makes her long-awaited return to the Gershwin Theatre and the role of Elphaba for the first time since 2013, having recently concluded her starring run in the national tour of If/Then, of which she was also an original Broadway company member. She also played the role of Elphaba on the national tour of Wicked, where her performance received an Irene Award nomination. (more...)

BWW Review: THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME at the Ahmanson Makes for Exhilarating TheatreBWW Review: THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME at the Ahmanson Makes for Exhilarating Theatre
by Don Grigware - Aug 7, 2017

What a deliciously exciting and provocative evening in the theatre! The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, adapted by Simon Stephens from Mark Haddon's novel, comes to vivid life as a play within a play with a fascinating array of visual effects, a dynamite ensemble and a remarkable performance by Adam Langdon under the skilled direction of Marianne Elliott. It graces the Ahmanson stage through September 10 only. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief August 7th, 2017: Cast of JITNEY Set for Performance and Q&A Session and More!BWW Morning Brief August 7th, 2017: Cast of JITNEY Set for Performance and Q&A Session and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Aug 7, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: JITNEY's Jerome Preston Bates, Brian D. Coats, Brandon J. Dirden, and Ray Anthony Thomas set for performance and Q&A at Queens Library tonight! (more...)

BWW Review:  Taylor Caldwell Leads a Terrific Young Cast in Carole King and Maurice Sendak's REALLY ROSIEBWW Review: Taylor Caldwell Leads a Terrific Young Cast in Carole King and Maurice Sendak's REALLY ROSIE
by Michael Dale - Aug 6, 2017

New York City wasn't exactly the most magical place for a child to grow up in back in 1975. Crime and poverty rates were inhumanely high and when the city begged for federal assistance, the president, at least according to a Daily News headline, replied 'Drop Dead.' (more...)

BWW Review:  Director Lear deBessonet's Luscious, Lusty and Laugh-Out-Loud Funny A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAMBWW Review: Director Lear deBessonet's Luscious, Lusty and Laugh-Out-Loud Funny A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by Michael Dale - Aug 5, 2017

It was fifty years ago that The Summer of Love attracted throngs of lunatics, lovers and poets to New York's Central Park in a free-spirited embrace of life's passions and pleasures. That same spirit is now joyously celebrated in the park's Delacorte Theater, where director Lear deBessonet's luscious, lusty and laugh-out-loud funny production of Shakespeare's fantasy comedy, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM offers an evening of ravishing enchantment. (more...)

BWW Previews: THE BOOK OF MORMON at The Adrienne Arsht Center For The Performing Arts of Miami-Dade CountyBWW Previews: THE BOOK OF MORMON at The Adrienne Arsht Center For The Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County
by John Lariviere - Aug 5, 2017

Back by popular demand, THE BOOK OF MORMON, which played a successful two-week run in Miami in 2014, returns to the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County for a limited engagement November 28 - December 3, 2017. Single tickets will go on sale Friday, August 18 at 10 AM. (more...)

Photo Flash: Hello! THE BOOK OF MORMON Returns to Arsht CenterPhoto Flash: Hello! THE BOOK OF MORMON Returns to Arsht Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

Back by popular demand, THE BOOK OF MORMON, which played a successful two-week run in Miami in 2014, returns to the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County for a limited engagement November 28 - December 3, 2017. Single tickets will go on sale Friday, August 18 at 10 AM. (more...)

BWW Review: Beautifully Poignant FUN HOME Tour Moves Into OC's Segerstrom CenterBWW Review: Beautifully Poignant FUN HOME Tour Moves Into OC's Segerstrom Center
by Michael Quintos - Aug 4, 2017

Riveting, powerful and beautifully poignant at every step, FUN HOME—the Tony Award-winning musical based on Alison Bechdel's 2006 autobiographical graphic memoir—is one of those rare, great stage musicals that represents an astonishingly unique point-of-view that is somehow miraculously universal and inclusive at the same time. Armed with a moving, deeply personal story that's filled with heartache and heartbreak, yet with still plenty of room to be profoundly heartwarming, the musical's truly excellent national tour production continues performances at Orange County's Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa through August 6. (more...)

Review Roundup: Bruce Norris' A PARALLELOGRAMReview Roundup: Bruce Norris' A PARALLELOGRAM
by Review Roundups - Aug 3, 2017

Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

BWW Interview: Ken Davenport's Producing PerspectiveBWW Interview: Ken Davenport's Producing Perspective
by Christopher Castanho - Aug 2, 2017

Ken Davenport, Tony-Award winning Broadway producer, is gearing up for his next project 'Once on This Island' to hit the Great White Way this fall.  When not working on his four other shows on Broadway (Groundhog Day, Kinky Boots, and The Play That Goes Wrong) he writes a blog called 'The Producer's Perspective' giving up and coming theatre artists a behind the scenes look at his role in the industry. (more...)

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