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Rodney Hicks Writes Heartfelt Message About Reason for COME FROM AWAY ExitRodney Hicks Writes Heartfelt Message About Reason for COME FROM AWAY Exit
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Actor Rodney Hicks, who starred in the original company of Come From Away, has departed the show due to a recent diagnosis. The condition, Spasmodic Dysphonia, effects his voice, and Hicks opens up about his departure in the emotional Facebook post below: (more...)

BWW Review: MAMMA MIA at Altria TheaterBWW Review: MAMMA MIA at Altria Theater
by Jeremy Bustin - Jul 26, 2017

For two nights only, the 'Farewell Tour' of MAMMA MIA brings the beloved jukebox musical back to Richmond. The Altria Theater is the second to last stop on the 10-month 'final' American tour for this crowd-pleasing production. (more...)

BWW Review: Have the Time of Your Life at Wolf Trap with MAMMA MIA!BWW Review: Have the Time of Your Life at Wolf Trap with MAMMA MIA!
by Benjamin Tomchik - Jul 19, 2017

If you are in need of a pick-me-up or a fun night out, pack a picnic and head to Wolf Trap for a trip down the aisle you'll never forget. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief July 12th, 2017 - 54 SINGS MAN OF LA MANCHA and More!BWW Morning Brief July 12th, 2017 - 54 SINGS MAN OF LA MANCHA and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jul 12, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: William Michals, Lesli Margherita and Anthony Santelmo, Jr. star in 54 SINGS MAN OF LA MANCHA tonight! (more...)

Farewell Tour of MAMMA MIA! Comes to State Theatre in July with Local Actress as LeadFarewell Tour of MAMMA MIA! Comes to State Theatre in July with Local Actress as Lead
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus' MAMMA MIA!, the smash hit musical based on the songs of ABBA, returns to the State Theatre  on July 12th and 13th as a part of its final farewell tour. (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway Bares Goes Back to School at Strip U!Photo Flash: Broadway Bares Goes Back to School at Strip U!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

A spirited audience of thousands went back to campus with stripped-down collegians who offered a sexy lacrosse scrimmage, a Pavlovian psychology experiment, a pumped-up pep rally and a fierce feminist studies class at Broadway Bares: Strip U, this year's edition of the annual highly choreographed, highly produced striptease spectacular. Produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, Broadway Bares: Strip U raised $1,568,114 in two performances on June 18, 2017, at New York City's Hammerstein Ballroom. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief June 13th, 2017 - Starry SONDHEIM AT SEVEN Gala and More!BWW Morning Brief June 13th, 2017 - Starry SONDHEIM AT SEVEN Gala and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jun 13, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Irish Rep hosts its star-studded SONDHEIM AT SEVEN gala, featuring an intro by Angela Lansbury! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Best Musical Nominees COME FROM AWAY and GREAT COMET Celebrate Tony Night!Photo Coverage: Best Musical Nominees COME FROM AWAY and GREAT COMET Celebrate Tony Night!
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Jun 12, 2017

Once the seats of Radio City Music Hall emptied, Broadway's best spread out across the city to celebrate the epic night with their companies. BroadwayWorld was in the action with Best Musical nominees Come from Away and Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812. Check out photos below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway Keeps the Party Going at the Carlyle with DKC/O&M!Photo Coverage: Broadway Keeps the Party Going at the Carlyle with DKC/O&M!
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Jun 12, 2017

The American Theatre Wing's 71st Annual Tony Awards, hosted by Tony and Academy Award-winning actor Kevin Spacey, aired live from Radio City Music Hall last night, honoring theatre professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway and wrapping up the 2016-17 awards season. (more...)

Photo Coverage: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Celebrates a Winning Night at The Empire Hotel!Photo Coverage: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Celebrates a Winning Night at The Empire Hotel!
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Jun 12, 2017

Dear Evan Hansen had a big night at the 71st Annual Tony Awards, taking home a grand total of six statues. After things wrapped up at Radio City Music Hall, the cast celebrated at the Empire Hotel. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the festivities and you can catch photos below! (more...)

BWW Interview: Betsy Padamonsky in the Farewell Tour of MAMMA MIA!BWW Interview: Betsy Padamonsky in the Farewell Tour of MAMMA MIA!
by Heidi Scheuermann - Jun 5, 2017

Coming to the Saenger Theatre in New Orleans beginning tomorrow night is the show that brings us all of the music of ABBA, and all of the energy of a three month old puppy: MAMMA MIA! It tells the story of Sophie, a young woman who is the daughter of a single mother and taverna owner, who is about to get married to the love of her life and embark upon a new journey. She, like other brides, wants her father to walk her down the aisle and give her away, but there's just one problem… she doesn't know who her dad is! (more...)

BWW Review: MAMMA MIA! at Broward Center For The Performing ArtsBWW Review: MAMMA MIA! at Broward Center For The Performing Arts
by John Lariviere - May 21, 2017

Broadway Across America - Ft. Lauderdale presents the Farewell Tour of the smash hit musical Mamma Mia! at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. 20 year old Sophie is planning to marry, and wants her father to be present to give her away. Unfortunately, she does not know who her father is. After reading her mother's diary, she concludes he is one of three men, so she invites all of them to her wedding, on the Greek Island on which she lives with her still single mother, in the hopes of sorting it out. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief May 19th, 2017 - Drama League Awards and More!BWW Morning Brief May 19th, 2017 - Drama League Awards and More!
by Jessica Khan - May 19, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! This weekend's big news: The 2017 Drama League Awards will be held today, and THE WHIRLIGIG, featuring Zosia Mamet, Waterwell's dual-language HAMLET, and Robert Schenkkan's BUILDING THE WALL all open Off-Broadway on Sunday! (more...)

BWW Review: MAMMA MIA! Electrifies at Fox Cities P.A.C.BWW Review: MAMMA MIA! Electrifies at Fox Cities P.A.C.
by Meredith Kreisa - May 13, 2017

MAMMA MIA! opened at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center on May 12 and will continue to play through May 14. It is an effervescent, energizing and spirited show that is nothing short of delightful. (more...)

BWW Preview: MAMMA MIA! Set to Play in Appleton AreaBWW Preview: MAMMA MIA! Set to Play in Appleton Area
by Meredith Kreisa - May 9, 2017

MAMMA MIA! will play at Wausau's Grand Theater on May 11 and at Appleton's Fox Cities Performing Arts Center from May 12-14. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus' MAMMA MIA!. The smash hit musical based on the songs of ABBA, returns to Fort Lauderdale for 5 performances only. Performances begin on May 19 and run through May 21 at the The Broward Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

BWW Previews: MAMMA MIA! at BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTSBWW Previews: MAMMA MIA! at BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
by John Lariviere - May 4, 2017

The farewell tour of the hit musical, MAMMA MIA!, based on the songs of ABBA, returns to Fort Lauderdale in May of 2017. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Golden Ticket Holders Win Entry to the CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Opening Night Party!Photo Coverage: Golden Ticket Holders Win Entry to the CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Opening Night Party!
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Apr 24, 2017

For those who were lucky enough to land a golden ticket last night, the party continued after the curtain down for opening night of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The new Broadway musical celebrated a Wonkafied opening at Pier 60 and BroadwayWorld is taking you inside the festivities below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Project Broadway Hosts BROADWAY BOUND: Careers in the Theatre and Beyond PanelPhoto Flash: Project Broadway Hosts BROADWAY BOUND: Careers in the Theatre and Beyond Panel
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

On March 24, 2017, a group of Broadway professionals took to the stage at PS 125 in Harlem to be part of a panel called BROADWAY BOUND: Careers in the Theatre and Beyond. This special event panel was presented by Project Broadway in partnership with Harlem Grown. Over two hundred students between the ages of 7-12 from PS197, PS154, and PS125 came together to be part in an interactive panel where Broadway experts offered insight, education and advice on working on and off Broadway.  (more...)

Project Broadway Sponsors Broadway Bound Careers in the Theater & Beyond!Project Broadway Sponsors Broadway Bound Careers in the Theater & Beyond!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Every child dreams of coming to NYC to become a Broadway star. For a select few this dream might come true. However, if you're a young student in Harlem there's a good chance you've never even been in a Broadway theater; or have any performing arts classes offered to you in your school. You would have no idea that if you're not a talented 'triple threat' that there are many career opportunities in the theater. And that's where Project Broadway and Marc Tumminelli step in. Project Broadway in partnership with Harlem Grown will be hosting a panel discussion and Q&A for over 200 students from PS197, PS154, and PS125 ages 7-12 on Friday March 24th. (more...)

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