Laura Michelle Kelly and Forrest McClendon to Star in CRT's CabaretLaura Michelle Kelly and Forrest McClendon to Star in CRT's Cabaret
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2019

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) announces casting for the second production of the 2019 Nutmeg Summer Series: "Cabaret," the Tony-Award-winning musical centering around a German nightclub against the backdrop of the Nazis' rise to power.  The cast will be led by Olivier Award-winner Laura Michelle Kelly (Broadway's "Mary Poppins," "Finding Neverland") as Sally Bowles and Tony Award-nominee Forrest McClendon ("The Scottsboro Boys") as the Emcee. (more...)

Sideshow Theatre & Rivendell Theatre Present SOMETHING CLEANSideshow Theatre & Rivendell Theatre Present SOMETHING CLEAN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2019

Sideshow Theatre Company and Rivendell Theatre Ensemble present the Midwest premiere of Selina Fillinger's breathtaking new drama SOMETHING CLEAN, directed by Lauren Shouse, playing June 16 - July 21, 2019 at Victory Gardens Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

Premiere Stages At Kean University Announces 15th Anniversary SeasonPremiere Stages At Kean University Announces 15th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2019

Premiere Stages at Kean University has announced its 15th anniversary season, featuring four new plays that explore the power and responsibility of legacy. (more...)

Jenn Colella and Charles Shaughnessy to Lead PETER PAN at Pittsburgh CLOJenn Colella and Charles Shaughnessy to Lead PETER PAN at Pittsburgh CLO
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2019

Pittsburgh CLO's 2019 Summer Season will be highlighted by stand-out performances from Broadway's best and distinguished stars of film and television, including Jenn Colella, star of Tony-winning Come From Away, Charles Shaughnessy, best known as Maxwell Sheffield on TV's The Nanny and Ace Young of American Idol fame. (more...)

Stages Repertory Theatre Welcomes MURDER FOR TWOStages Repertory Theatre Welcomes MURDER FOR TWO
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2019

Stages Repertory Theatre is thrilled to welcome Houston audiences to the regional premiere of Joe Kinosian and Kellen Blair's critically-acclaimed Murder for Two. The hilarious murder mystery is slated for an 8-week run beginning April 24 in Stages' Arena Theatre. (more...)

INDECENT, MEMPHIS, and More Win Carbonell AwardsINDECENT, MEMPHIS, and More Win Carbonell Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2019

Indecent, a haunting drama about a Jewish theatre troupe and its devotion to a controversial play, and Memphis, an exuberant musical about the racial divide in early days of rock and roll, took their respective places in South Florida theatrical history as Best Play and Best Musical on Monday, April 8, when the winners of the 43rd annual Carbonell Awards were announced. The ceremony was held at Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale. (more...)

VIDEO: Meet WICKED's Next Elphaba, Hannah Corneau!VIDEO: Meet WICKED's Next Elphaba, Hannah Corneau!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2019

Beginning performances Tuesday, May 14, HANNAH CORNEAU will assume the role of Elphaba in the Broadway production of WICKED. (more...)

Hannah Corneau Will Make Broadway Debut as WICKED's Next Elphaba; Jessica Vosk Plays Final Performance This MayHannah Corneau Will Make Broadway Debut as WICKED's Next Elphaba; Jessica Vosk Plays Final Performance This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2019

Beginning performances Tuesday, May 14, HANNAH CORNEAU will assume the role of Elphaba in the Broadway production of WICKED. (more...)

Phillipa Soo, Ashley Park, and More Among Final Rotating Stars of NASSIMPhillipa Soo, Ashley Park, and More Among Final Rotating Stars of NASSIM
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2019

Barrow Street Theatricals announced today the final rotating cast of guest actors for the American premiere of the Nassim Soleimanpour and Bush Theatre production of NASSIM. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2019

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announces its 2019-2020 season of Performances for Young Audiences designed to inspire and engage audiences both young and young at heart. The upcoming season includes three Kennedy Center-produced world premiere stage productions, five productions hailing from The Netherlands, a Family Look-In performance of the Washington National Opera's The Magic Flute, and original Music for Young Audiences programs showcasing various musical genres, with some programs featuring musicians from the National Symphony Orchestra. (more...)

Michael Trevino stars as Raskolnikov in CRIME AND PUNISHMENT at Santa Monica's Edgemar Center for the ArtsMichael Trevino stars as Raskolnikov in CRIME AND PUNISHMENT at Santa Monica's Edgemar Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2019

Working Barn Productions presentsMarilyn Campbell and Curt Columbus's Jefferson Award-winning adaptation of Fyodor Dostoevsky's famous novel, Crime and Punishment,a thrilling 90-minute psychological inquiry into the troubled mind of a murderer. Peter Richards directsMichael Trevino (CW's Roswell, New Mexico; The Vampire Diaries) in the role of Raskolnikov; Lola Kelly (Circle X, Chance Theatre, SCR, REDCAT) andBrian Wallace (End of the Rainbow at La Mirada, Cash on Delivery at the El Portal) play all the other characters.Crime and Punishment will run April 27 through May 26 at the Edgemar Center for the Arts in Santa Monica. (more...)

Casting Announced For MATILDA THE MUSICAL At Drury LaneCasting Announced For MATILDA THE MUSICAL At Drury Lane
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2019

Wonder and amazement abound! Drury Lane Theatre announces casting for its Regional Premiere of Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical, featuring Chicago resident Audrey Edwards and Warrenville native Natalie Galla sharing the title role. With book by Dennis Kelly, music and lyrics by Tim Minchin, and orchestrations and additional music by Chris Nightingale, Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical is directed and choreographed by Mitch Sebastian and runs April 26 June 23, 2019, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The press opening is scheduled for Thursday, May 2 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

La Mirada Presents Classic SINGIN' IN THE RAINLa Mirada Presents Classic SINGIN' IN THE RAIN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019

GOOD MORNING TO YOU! LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & McCOY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT (celebrating its 25th Silver Anniversary at the theatre) are thrilled to present SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, based on the greatest movie musical of all time with screenplay by Betty Comden & Adolph Green and songs by Nacio Herb Brown and Arthur Freed. (more...)

Full Cast And Creative Team Announced For JUBILEE At Arena StageFull Cast And Creative Team Announced For JUBILEE At Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the full company for the world premiere of Tazewell Thompson's inspirational a cappella music infused play, Jubilee. Inspired by the world-renowned Fisk Jubilee Singers, this uplifting new work chronicles the bold African American ensemble as they travel the world, captivating kings, queens and audiences with hymns and spiritual songs supported by their rich voices. Written and directed by Thompson with vocal arrangements and music direction by Dianne Adams McDowell, Jubilee runs April 26 - June 2, 2019 in the Kreeger Theater. (more...)

Drama League Spring Charity Auction to Feature Experiences with Audra McDonald, Will Roland, Bryan Cranston, and MoreDrama League Spring Charity Auction to Feature Experiences with Audra McDonald, Will Roland, Bryan Cranston, and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019

The Drama League's 2019 Spring Charity Auction has launched, featuring more than twenty once-in-a-lifetime prize packages. (more...)

Shattered Globe Theatre's HANNAH AND MARTIN Begins April 11Shattered Globe Theatre's HANNAH AND MARTIN Begins April 11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2019

Shattered Globe Theatre concludes its 2018-19 Season with Kate Fodor's drama HANNAH AND MARTIN, directed by SGT Ensemble Member Louis Contey*. This World War II drama in which a passionate love affair is abruptly interrupted by political realities will play April 11 - May 25, 2019 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

Mark Jacoby Begins Performances in the World Premiere of VILNAMark Jacoby Begins Performances in the World Premiere of VILNA
by TV News Desk - Mar 11, 2019

Vilna, a new play by Ira Fuchs directed by Joseph Discher, will begin its limited Off-Broadway World Premiere engagement at the Theatre at St. Clement's (423 West 46th Street, between Ninth & Tenth Avenues) tonight Monday March 11th.  Opening Night is set for Wednesday March 20th (7pm). This limited Off-Broadway engagement will continue through Sunday April 14th only. (more...)

I'M NOT A COMEDIAN...I'M LENNY BRUCE Resumes Performances TonightI'M NOT A COMEDIAN...I'M LENNY BRUCE Resumes Performances Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019

Following multiple extensions at his original Midtown home, America's most controversial comedian resumes performances in his downtown Manhattan roots. I'm Not a Comedian…I'm Lenny Bruce begins an eight-week engagement at the world-famous theatre of varieties The Box on Friday, March 8. Performances will be Thursday and Friday at 8pm; and Saturday at 3pm and 8pm. For full performance schedule and to purchase tickets, ranging in price from $59-$149, please visit www.LennyBruceOnStage.com. I'm Not A Comedian…I'm Lenny Bruce runs approximately 90 minutes, explores mature themes, and includes strong language & nudity. (more...)

Flying Elephant Productions To Present World Premiere Of TILL - A New MusicalFlying Elephant Productions To Present World Premiere Of TILL - A New Musical
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2019

Flying Elephant Productions is pleased to present the world premiere performanceof TILL - A New Musical, Book by Leo Schwartz and DC Cathro, Music & Lyrics by Leo Schwartz. (more...)

Burlesque Artist Pearls Daily Joins I'M NOT A COMEDIAN...I'M LENNY BRUCEBurlesque Artist Pearls Daily Joins I'M NOT A COMEDIAN...I'M LENNY BRUCE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2019

Audiences following the sensational solo performance I'm Not a Comedian…I'm Lenny Bruce to its new downtown home will now get an extra dose of vintage entertainment. Producers Just Words Productions, LLC, in association with Theatre 68 and Lenny Bruce's daughter, Kitty Bruce, are pleased to welcome acclaimed burlesque artist Pearls Daily as the opening act when I'm Not a Comedian…I'm Lenny Bruce resumes performances at the world-famous theatre of varieties The Box on Friday, March 8. (more...)

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