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A CHRISTMAS CAROL Plays Final Broadway Performance Today Photo A CHRISTMAS CAROL Plays Final Broadway Performance Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2020

The holiday season is officially over, and so is A Christmas Carol. The play concludes its limited Broadway run at the Lyceum Theatre today, January 5, following 12 previews and 58 regular performances.

A CHRISTMAS CAROL Breaks Box Office Record For The Third Week In A Row Photo A CHRISTMAS CAROL Breaks Box Office Record For The Third Week In A Row
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2019

A Christmas Carol, which opened on Broadway November 20, 2019, has just broken another box office record at the Lyceum Theatre. Adapted by Jack Thorne and directed by Matthew Warchus, A Christmas Carol grossed $954,054.40 over nine performances for the week ending December 29. It tops the house record previously held by Oh, Hello, the Nick Kroll and John Mulaney comedy that grossed $911,602 for the week ending January 1, 2017.

A CHRISTMAS CAROL Sets New House Box Office Record at the Lyceum Theatre Photo A CHRISTMAS CAROL Sets New House Box Office Record at the Lyceum Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2019

The holiday masterpiece, A Christmas Carol, which opened on Broadway to rave reviews on November 20, 2019, has just broken the box office record at the Lyceum Theatre. Adapted by Jack Thorne and directed by Matthew Warchus, A Christmas Carol grossed $823,011 over eight performances for the week ending December 15. It tops the house record previously held by Oh, Hello, the Nick Kroll and John Mulaney comedy that grossed $804,513 for the week ending January 22, 2017.

BWW Review: Jack Thorne Rewrites The Dickens Out Of A CHRISTMAS CAROL Photo BWW Review: Jack Thorne Rewrites The Dickens Out Of A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by Michael Dale - Nov 21, 2019

Marley is still dead to begin with, and near the end we're still reminded of Tiny Tim's observation, 'God bless Us, Every One!' But in between... Let's just say I never thought I'd have to fact-check the plot before reviewing a production of A Christmas Carol.

Review Roundup: A CHRISTMAS CAROL Opens On Broadway! See What The Critics Are Saying! Photo Review Roundup: A CHRISTMAS CAROL Opens On Broadway! See What The Critics Are Saying!
by Review Roundups - Nov 20, 2019

The holiday masterpiece, A Christmas Carol, opens tonight on Broadway, following critically acclaimed runs at The Old Vic, London. Playwright Jack Thorne and director Matthew Warchus offer a magical new interpretation of Charles Dickens' classic story. 

A CHRISTMAS CAROL Announces Rush Policy Photo A CHRISTMAS CAROL Announces Rush Policy
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2019

The producers of A Christmas Carol announced today that starting with the first preview on November 7, 2019 there will be a limited number of $40 rush tickets available for each performance throughout the run.

BREAKING: Andrea Martin, LaChanze, and More Will Star in A CHRISTMAS CAROL on Broadwa Photo BREAKING: Andrea Martin, LaChanze, and More Will Star in A CHRISTMAS CAROL on Broadway; Complete Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019

Complete casting has been announced today for the holiday masterpiece, A Christmas Carol, coming to Broadway this holiday season for eight weeks only, following critically acclaimed runs at The Old Vic, London. Two visionary talents, playwright Jack Thorne (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) and director Matthew Warchus (Matilda The Musical), offer a magical new interpretation of Charles Dickens' classic story. Beginning previews on Thursday, November 7 at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street), with the opening night set for Wednesday, November 20, A Christmas Carol will play a strictly limited engagement through Sunday, January 5, 2020 only.

BWW Review: THE WHO'S TOMMY at the Kennedy Center Photo BWW Review: THE WHO'S TOMMY at the Kennedy Center
by Charles Shubow - Apr 26, 2019

From the beginning strumming of the electric guitars (Manny Moreira, Jim Roberts and Paul Henry) from the fabulous Kennedy Center Orchestra's 8-piece orchestra (Joe Mowart on Drums, Geoffrey Pilkington on Horn, and on Keyboards Michael Gacetta, Anthony Nalker, and Alex Tang) I was hooked. I had a perpetual smile on my face watching this spectacular production under the Direction of Josh Rhodes who also did the superb Choreography.

BWW Interview: Erik Lochtefeld Takes His Lumps in a Jaw-Dropping KING KONG Photo BWW Interview: Erik Lochtefeld Takes His Lumps in a Jaw-Dropping KING KONG
by Naomi Serviss - Dec 27, 2018

You've never seen a Kong like this, but there's more at play than Beast Meets Girl in the latest incarnation of the 1930s classic.

VIDEOS: Original GROUNDHOG DAY Cast Members Reunite For Concert at Feinstein's/54 Bel Photo VIDEOS: Original GROUNDHOG DAY Cast Members Reunite For Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Stephi Wild - Feb 10, 2018

On February 2, the real Groundhog Day, original cast members from the musical reunited for Humans Of Punxsutawney, a one-night-only concert at Feinstein's/54 Below. Watch highlights from the concert below, including  songs from the show, and new versions of classic songs, with new Groundhog Day-related lyrics written by the cast.

OTHER WORLD, A New Musical By Hunter Bell, Jeff Bowen & Ann McNamee To Have Industry  Photo OTHER WORLD, A New Musical By Hunter Bell, Jeff Bowen & Ann McNamee To Have Industry Lab Presentations
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2018

OTHER WORLD, a new musical with an original score and story by Tony Award Nominee Hunter Bell (book), Obie Award winner Jeff Bowen (music and lyrics), and singer-songwriter and author Ann McNamee (music and lyrics) will have an invitation-only developmental lab presentation on Thursday, February 15 and Friday, February 16 at Jerome Robbins Theatre at Baryshnikov Arts Center, 450 W. 37th Street.

Andy Karl Joins HUMANS OF PUNXSUTAWNEY: A GROUNDHOG DAY REUNION Photo Andy Karl Joins HUMANS OF PUNXSUTAWNEY: A GROUNDHOG DAY REUNION
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

The three time Tony Award nominated actor joins the lineup for the previously announced HUMANS OF PUNXSUTAWNEY: A GROUNDHOG DAY REUNION atFeinstein's/54 Below. He is joining original Broadway cast members who are reuniting for the first time since Groundhog Day The Musical's closing in September, for a one night only concert event.

Lynne Shankel's New Musical POSTCARD AMERICAN TOWN to Have First Industry Presentatio Photo Lynne Shankel's New Musical POSTCARD AMERICAN TOWN to Have First Industry Presentation This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

The new musical POSTCARD AMERICAN TOWN will have its first industry presentation in New York City on January 12th. This timely new musical features a book by Crystal Skillman (Geek, Mary & Max) and music and lyrics by Lynne Shankel (Allegiance, Cry- Baby, bare: The Musical, Altar Boyz), with direction by Stafford Arima (Allegiance, Carrie, bare: the Musical, Altar Boyz), musical direction by Michael Gacetta (Groundhog Day, Matilda) and music supervision by Mary-Mitchell Campbell (Mean Girls, Tuck Everlasting, Finding Neverland, Company).

Exclusive Photo Coverage: GROUNDHOG DAY Cast Heads Back to  Punx, PA for Carols For A Photo Exclusive Photo Coverage: GROUNDHOG DAY Cast Heads Back to Punx, PA for Carols For A Cure!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 9, 2017

Below, check out exclusive photos of the cast of GROUNDHOG DAY as they record their track, 'Oh Little Town of Punx, PA.'

Ben Thompson to Make Solo Debut at 54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Ben Thompson in his solo show debut for a one-night-only performance, Tuesday, August 25th, at 9:30 PM.  Thompson will take the audience on a genre-bending sonic journey through some of his favorite songs - spanning rock, rap and punk, to Broadway, jazz and even some original tunes. 

STAGE TUBE: Promo Video for NSMT's SHREK THE MUSICAL
by Stage Tube - Jul 8, 2015

Everyone's favorite upside-down fairytale comes to Bill Hanney's award-winning North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT) when they present SHREK The Musical, a song-and dance-filled stage adaptation of the Oscar-winning DreamWorks animated film. The world of fairytales will be turned upside down in an all singing, all dancing, and irresistible mix of adventure, laughter and romance beginning July 7, playing thru Sunday, July 19. Check out the promo spot below!

Photo Flash: First Look at Lukas Poost, Lauren Wiley and More in NSMT's SHREK THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2015

Everyone's favorite upside-down fairytale comes to Bill Hanney's award-winning North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT) when they present SHREK The Musical, a song-and dance-filled stage adaptation of the Oscar-winning DreamWorks animated film. The world of fairytales will be turned upside down in an all singing, all dancing, and irresistible mix of adventure, laughter and romance beginning July 7, playing thru Sunday, July 19. Check out a first look below!

North Shore Music Theatre Presents SHREK, Now thru 7/19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2015

Everyone's favorite upside-down fairytale comes to Bill Hanney's award-winning North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT) when they present SHREK The Musical, a song-and dance-filled stage adaptation of the Oscar-winning DreamWorks animated film. The world of fairytales will be turned upside down in an all singing, all dancing, and irresistible mix of adventure, laughter and romance beginning today, July 7, playing thru Sunday, July 19. Press night is scheduled for Wednesday, July 8 at 7:30 pm

North Shore Music Theatre to Present SHREK, 7/7-19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

Everyone's favorite upside-down fairytale comes to Bill Hanney's award-winning North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT) when they present SHREK The Musical, a song-and dance-filled stage adaptation of the Oscar-winning DreamWorks animated film. The world of fairytales will be turned upside down in an all singing, all dancing, and irresistible mix of adventure, laughter and romance beginning Tuesday, July 7, playing thru Sunday, July 19. Press night is scheduled for Wednesday, July 8 at 7:30 pm

Photo Flash: First Look at Stephen Lee Anderson, Nick Blaemire, Chloe Tucker and More in CHASING THE SONG at La Jolla Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

La Jolla Playhouse presents its Page To Stage workshop production of Chasing the Song, a jubilant new musical by the team behind the Tony Award-winning musical Memphis, featuring book and lyrics by Joe DiPietro, music and lyrics by David Bryan and directed by Playhouse Artistic Director Christopher Ashley. Kicking off the Playhouse's 2014/15 season, Chasing the Song runs now through June 15 in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

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