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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...)

EASTENDERS' Aaron Sidwell to Join the WICKED 2018 UK & Ireland TourEASTENDERS' Aaron Sidwell to Join the WICKED 2018 UK & Ireland Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

WICKED, the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is delighted to announce that EastEnders star Aaron Sidwell will play Fiyero. (more...)

WOW Water Spectacular to Make a Splash at Rio ShowroomWOW Water Spectacular to Make a Splash at Rio Showroom
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Prepare to be transported into a world of water, wonder and fantasy as "WOW," the internationally-acclaimed production, will make its North American debut with a splash at the Rio Showroom at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas September 26, 2017. (more...)

WICKED Surpasses the Run of BILLY ELLIOT to Become the 16th Longest Running Show in London Theatre HistoryWICKED Surpasses the Run of BILLY ELLIOT to Become the 16th Longest Running Show in London Theatre History
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

WICKED, the West End musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, will tonight play its 4567th performance at the Apollo Victoria Theatre, surpassing the triumphant run of Billy Elliot The Musical to become the 16th longest running show in London theatre history.  (more...)

THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME to Arrive at the Ahmanson Next WeekTHE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME to Arrive at the Ahmanson Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Presented by Center Theatre Group, The National Theatre production of 'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time' will begin performances at the Ahmanson Theatre on August 2 with the opening set for August 3. The Tony Award-winning new play by Simon Stephens is adapted from Mark Haddon's best-selling novel and directed by Tony winner Marianne Elliott ('War Horse'). Performances will continue through September 10, 2017. (more...)

17th Annual HELPMANN AWARDS: All the Winners!17th Annual HELPMANN AWARDS: All the Winners!
by Jade Kops - Jul 24, 2017

The 17th Annual Helpmann Awards will be announced at a ceremony on starting at 7pm EST Monday 24th July at the Capitol Theatre Sydney. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at New West End Cast of WICKEDPhoto Flash: First Look at New West End Cast of WICKED
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

WICKED, the West End musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, has just released the first pictures of Alice Fearn (Elphaba), Sophie Evans (Glinda), Bradley Jaden (Fiyero), Melanie La Barrie (Madame Morrible), Andy Hockley (The Wizard) and Jack Lansbury (Boq) who will lead the new London cast from 24 July 2017 at the Apollo Victoria Theatre, joining current cast members Martin Ball (Doctor Dillamond) and Sarah McNicholas (Nessarose). Check out the photos below! (more...)

Tickets for the Las Vegas Premiere of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME Onsale 7/14Tickets for the Las Vegas Premiere of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME Onsale 7/14
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

The Smith Center for the Performing Arts announced today that individual tickets for the Las Vegas premiere of the National Theatre production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME will go on sale July 14 at 7:00AM. Tickets are available by calling 702.749,2000, visiting the Box Office (hours 10AM - 6PM) or by visiting TheSmithCenter.com. The Tony Award-winning new play by Simon Stephens, adapted from Mark Haddon's best-selling novel and directed by Tony winner Marianne Elliott (WAR HORSE and CURIOUS INCIDENT), will play The Smith Center Sept. 19 - 24 as part of a North American Tour. (more...)

THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME Comes to The Paramount 7/25THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME Comes to The Paramount 7/25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

The National Theatre production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME is the Tony Award-winning new play by Simon Stephens, adapted from Mark Haddon's best-selling novel. Directed by Tony winner Marianne Elliott (War Horse and Curious Incident), the critically acclaimed production will come to Seattle for a one-week engagement from July 25-30 as part of a North American Tour. (more...)

WICKED Flies Back to Ireland Next Year; Tickets On Sale FridayWICKED Flies Back to Ireland Next Year; Tickets On Sale Friday
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

WICKED, the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, will be flying back to Dublin for a limited 7 week run next year. (more...)

17th Annual Helpmann Awards Nominations Announced17th Annual Helpmann Awards Nominations Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

The Helpmann Awards are the premier celebration of Australia's vibrant live performance industry and recognise distinguished achievement and excellence in Australia's live performance sectors including musical theatre, contemporary music, comedy, opera, classical music, theatre, ballet, dance and physical theatre, presentation for children, regional touring and cabaret. (more...)

Pulitzer Prize-Winning SWEAT To Play Final Broadway Performance, 6/25Pulitzer Prize-Winning SWEAT To Play Final Broadway Performance, 6/25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

It has just been reported that Sweat, the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Lynn Nottage, directed by Kate Whoriskey, will close on Sunday, June 25. (more...)

Adam Langdon to Lead 'CURIOUS INCIDENT' National Tour at the AhmansonAdam Langdon to Lead 'CURIOUS INCIDENT' National Tour at the Ahmanson
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Casting is set for the Los Angeles engagement of the National Theatre production of "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" presented at Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre. The Tony Award-winning new play by Simon Stephens is adapted from Mark Haddon's best-selling novel and directed by Tony winner Marianne Elliott ("War Horse"). "Curious Incident…" previews August 2, opens August 3 and continues through September 10, 2017. (more...)

WICKED Announces New London CastWICKED Announces New London Cast
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

WICKED, the West End musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is delighted to announce that Alice Fearn (Elphaba), Sophie Evans (Glinda),Bradley Jaden (Fiyero), Melanie La Barrie (Madame Morrible), Andy Hockley (The Wizard), Jack Lansbury (Boq) and Laura Pick (Standby for Elphaba) will head the new London cast from Monday 24 July 2017, joining current cast members Martin Ball (Doctor Dillamond), Sarah McNicholas (Nessarose) and Carina Gillespie (Standby for Glinda).  (more...)

Ben Platt, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, OSLO & More Win at the Drama League Awards!Ben Platt, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, OSLO & More Win at the Drama League Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

This afternoon, Broadway's brightest gathered at the Marriott Marquis Times Square to celebrate this years Drama League Awards nominees for Outstanding Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. (more...)

What Does SWEAT Mean to You? Submit a Video to the #WeAreSweat Campaign!What Does SWEAT Mean to You? Submit a Video to the #WeAreSweat Campaign!
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Today, the acclaimed Broadway play Sweat, announced #WeAreSweat, a campaign celebrating the power and sense of community that Lynn Nottage's Pulitzer Prize-winning play inspires in audiences. (more...)

Breaking: DEAR EVAN HANSEN, GREAT COMET & More Earn Drama League Awards Nominations; Check Out the Full List!Breaking: DEAR EVAN HANSEN, GREAT COMET & More Earn Drama League Awards Nominations; Check Out the Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

The Drama League has announced the 2017 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. Scroll down for the full list of nominees! (more...)

THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME Recoups on the RoadTHE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME Recoups on the Road
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Stuart Thompson and Tim Levy for NT America, producers of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME, have announced that the US National Tour of the acclaimed production has recouped its original investment. (more...)

CTI Sets New Date for Snowed-Out 2017 Robert Whitehead Award CeremonyCTI Sets New Date for Snowed-Out 2017 Robert Whitehead Award Ceremony
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Tony Award-winning Broadway producer Mike Isaacson will be presented The Commercial Theater Institute's Robert Whitehead Award for 'outstanding achievement in commercial theatre producing' at a reception at Sardi's on Wednesday, May 10, 2017. It was initially scheduled for March 14th but was rescheduled due to snowstorm Stella. (more...)

Lynn Nottage's SWEAT Opens Sunday on BroadwayLynn Nottage's SWEAT Opens Sunday on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

A friendly reminder! Sweat, the acclaimed new play by Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage, directed by Kate Whoriskey will open on Broadway this Sunday, March 26, at Studio 54 (254 West 54th Street). (more...)

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