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Original Star Ashley Shaw to Lead Matthew Bourne's THE RED SHOES at the AhmansonOriginal Star Ashley Shaw to Lead Matthew Bourne's THE RED SHOES at the Ahmanson
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

The cast is set for the acclaimed Matthew Bourne / New Adventures production of "The Red Shoes." Presented by Center Theatre Group and Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center, the American premiere of "The Red Shoes" runs September 15 through October 1, 2017, with the opening set for September 19. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at KING OF THE YEES, Opening This Weekend at the DouglasPhoto Flash: First Look at KING OF THE YEES, Opening This Weekend at the Douglas
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

The world premiere production of 'King of the Yees' will open at Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre this Sunday, July 16. Written by Lauren Yee, directed by Joshua Kahan Brody and produced in association with Goodman Theatre, 'King of the Yees' will continue through August 6, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Veronica Reyes-How, Erin Leigh Peck and Harriett D. Foy to Star in MOTHERFREAKINGHOOD! at NYMFVeronica Reyes-How, Erin Leigh Peck and Harriett D. Foy to Star in MOTHERFREAKINGHOOD! at NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

The full cast and creative team for the New York Premiere of MotherFreakingHood!, the show that celebrates the mother you never thought you should be, has been announced. (more...)

Celebration Theatre Announces Extension of SO LONG BOULDER CITYCelebration Theatre Announces Extension of SO LONG BOULDER CITY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

Within 72 hours of releasing the original dates online, SO LONG BOULDER CITY completely sold out! Celebration Theatre is now announcing an extended run. New dates will be:   Fridays and Saturdays, August 11-12; August 18-19 8:00pm at Celebration Theatre @ The Lex 6760 Lexington Ave, Hollywood. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at DANNY AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA at Edgemar Center for the ArtsPhoto Flash: First Look at DANNY AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA at Edgemar Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

Danny and the Deep Blue Sea starring Tanna Frederick and Robert Standley, and directed by Carl Weathers, opened on July 1 at the Edgemar Center for the Arts in Santa Monica. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the stars onstage below! (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with (Mostly) Musicals on Independence EvePhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with (Mostly) Musicals on Independence Eve
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2017

(mostly)musicals returns to Upstairs at Vitello's (formerly the E Spot Lounge) tonight, July 3 for their 24th edition, Independent MEANS. Look below at the explosively talented cast in rehearsal! (more...)

Photo Flash: Debra Jo Rupp Heads Cast in World Premiere of Bekah Brunstetter's THE CAKEPhoto Flash: Debra Jo Rupp Heads Cast in World Premiere of Bekah Brunstetter's THE CAKE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Faith, family and frosting collide in a touching and timely new play by Bekah Brunstetter (NBC's This Is Us). The Echo Theater Company continues its 20th Anniversary Season with the world premiere of The Cake. Jennifer Chambers directs for a July 1 opening at Atwater Village Theatre. (more...)

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater's 2017-18 Season to Feature Works by Diana Oh, Mushuq Mushtaq Deen and MoreRattlestick Playwrights Theater's 2017-18 Season to Feature Works by Diana Oh, Mushuq Mushtaq Deen and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater has announced its complete 2017/18 which will kick off with Diana Oh's {my lingerie play} 2017: Installation #9: THE CONCERT AND CALL TO ARMS!!!!!!!!! this September, presented in association with Rosalind Productions, Inc., music by Diana Oh, co-directed by Stephanie Ryan Johnstone and Oh, with music direction by Ryan McCurdy. The mainstage season will continue in January 2018 with Dael Orlandersmith's UNTIL THE FLOOD and Mashuq Mushtaq Deen's DRAW THE CIRCLE will be presented in repertory. (more...)

(mostly)musicals Returns to Vitello's to Light Up the Night with INDEPENDENT MEANS(mostly)musicals Returns to Vitello's to Light Up the Night with INDEPENDENT MEANS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

(mostly)musicals will return to Upstairs at Vitello's (formerly the E Spot Lounge)  for their 24th edition, Independent MEANS, on Monday, July 3rd at 7:30pm.  (more...)

AVENUE Q Partners with Pride to Benefit Point FoundationAVENUE Q Partners with Pride to Benefit Point Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

The Tony Award winning and coming of age musical comedy, Avenue Q, will celebrate NYC PRIDE WEEKEND by donating $25 for every ticket purchased to Point Foundation, the nation's largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students of merit.  (more...)

Victoria Platt Joins Cast of BUILDING THE WALL at Fountain TheatreVictoria Platt Joins Cast of BUILDING THE WALL at Fountain Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Beginning June 24, actress Victoria Platt will play the role of Gloria, joining actor Bo Foxworth in the Fountain Theatre's smash hit production of Building the Wall by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan. Building the Wall opened at the Fountain in March, where it was the first in a series of productions taking place across the U.S. as part of a National New Plays Network Rolling World Premiere. The Fountain recently announced an extension through Aug. 27. (more...)

Carl Weathers to Direct Tanna Frederick in DANNY AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA at Edgemar Center for the ArtsCarl Weathers to Direct Tanna Frederick in DANNY AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA at Edgemar Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Danny and the Deep Blue Sea. starring Tanna Frederick and Robert Standley, and directed by Carl Weathers, will open July 1 at the Edgemar Center for the Arts in Santa Monica.  (more...)

ICG Publicists to Donate to The MPTF and Actors FundICG Publicists to Donate to The MPTF and Actors Fund
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

The International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) will donate $10,000 each to the Motion Picture & Television Fund and the Actors Fund, it was announced today by Steven Poster ASC, National President of the Guild. (more...)

Chicago Cast to Return for KING OF THE YEES at the DouglasChicago Cast to Return for KING OF THE YEES at the Douglas
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

Center Theatre Group has announced the casting for the world premiere production of "King of the Yees" by Lauren Yee. Directed by Joshua Kahan Brody and produced in association with Goodman Theatre, "King of the Yees" begins previews July 9, opens July 16 and continues through August 6, 2017, at the Kirk Douglas Theatre. (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...)

Dan Lauria Joins Annette Bening in IF ALL THE SKY WERE PAPER at the DouglasDan Lauria Joins Annette Bening in IF ALL THE SKY WERE PAPER at the Douglas
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Lexikat Artists, in association with Chapman University, presents Annette Bening, Dan Lauria and Ken Jenkins (replacing the previously announced James Caan) along with a cast including Kate Mansi (2017 Daytime Emmy winner), in a one-night only performance of the play IF ALL THE SKY WERE PAPER, on Wednesday, June 7 at 7:30pm at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City, CA. (more...)

William Daniels to Sign 'THERE I GO AGAIN' Memoir at Drama Book Shop TomorrowWilliam Daniels to Sign 'THERE I GO AGAIN' Memoir at Drama Book Shop Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

A friendly reminder! The Drama Book Shop will welcome celebrated actor of stage and screen, William Daniels (1776, Boy Meets World, St. Elsewhere) for a discussion to celebrate the publication of his new memoir, There I Go Again. Daniels will sit down with playwright and Drama Book Shop Events Manager Steven Carl McCasland for an intimate conversation about his life on stage and off. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 4, 2017BWW's On This Day - June 4, 2017
by - Jun 4, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 4 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/3/2017
by - Jun 3, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 6/3/2017. (more...)

Bette Midler Sends a Housewarming Gift to New Neighbors SPAMILTONBette Midler Sends a Housewarming Gift to New Neighbors SPAMILTON
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2017

Spamilton, the comedic musical take on all things Hamilton and Broadway, began previews at its new home at the 47th Street Theater/The Puerto Rican Traveling Theater last night, June 2nd, with an official opening set for June 19th. The new theater on 47th Street, which is just a block from its inspiration and main punchline, will host the show for an open engagement. The Divine Miss M misses nothing and sent the company a lovely gift to welcome them to the neighborhood. (more...)

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