HBO to Debut GENTLEMAN JACK on April 22HBO to Debut GENTLEMAN JACK on April 22
by TV News Desk - Apr 2, 2019

The HBO/BBC drama series GENTLEMAN JACK begins its eight-episode season MONDAY, APRIL 22 (10:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT) on HBO. Created, written and co-directed by Sally Wainwright ('Happy Valley,' 'Last Tango in Halifax'), and starring BAFTA Award winner Suranne Jones ('Doctor Foster,' 'Save Me'), GENTLEMAN JACK tells the story of a woman who had a passion for life and a mind for business, and bucked society's expectations at every turn. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 3/27: THE PRINCESS BRIDE Finds a Writing Team, AIN'T NO MO Opens and More!Wake Up With BWW 3/27: THE PRINCESS BRIDE Finds a Writing Team, AIN'T NO MO Opens and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Scroll down for the latest news. Want our morning reports delivered via email? Subscribe here! (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Laura Osnes & More Perform at SDCF's Mr. Abbott Awards!BWW TV: Watch Laura Osnes & More Perform at SDCF's Mr. Abbott Awards!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 26, 2019

Last night Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the non-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), hosted the annual "Mr. Abbott" Award gala and celebrated the 60th anniversary of SDC. (more...)

Photo Coverage: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards GalaPhoto Coverage: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
by Walter McBride - Mar 26, 2019

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), last night presented the 2019 'Mr. Abbott' Award Gala, hosted by SDC Member, and Tony Award winner David Hyde Pierce. In addition, SDC Member, 2015 'Mr. Abbott' Award recipient, and Tony Award winner James Lapine presented a special 'Mr. Abbott' Award to Victoria Traube.  (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 3/25: SPONGEBOB on the Kids Choice Awards, Patti LuPone on POSE, and More!Wake Up With BWW 3/25: SPONGEBOB on the Kids Choice Awards, Patti LuPone on POSE, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Mar 25, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Happy Monday! Time to kick off the first full week of spring by catching up on the top Broadway news! (more...)

David Hyde Pierce to Host the 2019 Mr. Abbott Award GalaDavid Hyde Pierce to Host the 2019 Mr. Abbott Award Gala
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2019

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), today announced SDC Member, and Tony Award winner David Hyde Pierce will host the 2019 "Mr. Abbott" Award Gala on March 25 at the French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF). In honor of this special evening Concord Theatricals and The Shubert Organization, Inc. will serve as lead sponsors. (more...)

Yale Rep Presents GOOD FAITH By Karen Hartman, Directed By Kenny LeonYale Rep Presents GOOD FAITH By Karen Hartman, Directed By Kenny Leon
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2018

Yale Repertory Theatre will present the world premiere of Good Faith: Four Chats about Race and the New Haven Fire Department by Karen Hartman, directed by Kenny Leon, February 1-23, 2019 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street). Opening Night is Thursday, February 7. (more...)

Tickets Now On Sale for ON YOUR FEET! in New OrleansTickets Now On Sale for ON YOUR FEET! in New Orleans
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

Hancock Whitney Broadway in New Orleans is pleased to announce that the New Orleans engagement of the hit Broadway musical ON YOUR FEET! - based on the life story of seven-time GRAMMY winning international superstar Gloria Estefan and her husband, 19-time GRAMMY winning producer-musician-entrepreneur Emilio Estefan - will go on sale Friday, Sept. 28 at 10 a.m. (more...)

Stage Directors & Choreographers Foundation Announces Annual GalaStage Directors & Choreographers Foundation Announces Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the independent, not-for-profit affiliate of SDC, Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, today announced unique plans for its 2019 award evening, which will feature original choreographic pieces resulting from a special commissioning program, with the application period now open. SDCF also announced that Victoria Traube would receive a special 'Mr. Abbott' Award at the event, to be held March 25 at the French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF). (more...)

A BRONX TALE Comes To Rochester Broadway Theatre League Auditorium, On Sale Tuesday!A BRONX TALE Comes To Rochester Broadway Theatre League Auditorium, On Sale Tuesday!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

Producers Tommy Mottola, the Dodgers, Tribeca Productions and Evamere Entertainment are pleased to announce a Rochester engagement of A BRONX TALE at RBTL's Auditorium Theatre. Rochester will be the official launch city of the North American Tour of A BRONX TALE with a limited one-week run at RBTL's Auditorium Theatre October 14-21, 2018 as part of the 2018-2019 M&T Bank Broadway Season presented by RBTL and Albert Nocciolino. A BRONX TALE, the new musical features a book by Academy Award nominee Chazz Palminteri, music by Oscar, Grammy, and Tony Award winner Alan Menken, and lyrics by Grammy Award winner and Oscar and Tony Award nominee Glenn Slater, directed by two-time Oscar winner Robert De Niro and four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks, with choreography by Tony nominee Sergio Trujillo. (more...)

A BRONX TALE Makes its Way to San Francisco This WinterA BRONX TALE Makes its Way to San Francisco This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2018

SHN and Producers Tommy Mottola, the Dodgers, Tribeca Productions and Evamere Entertainment are pleased to announce a San Francisco engagement at the SHN Golden Gate Theatre from November 27 to December 23, 2018 as part of the 2018-2019 SHN Season for the North American tour of A BRONX TALE, the new musical featuring a book by Academy Award nominee Chazz Palminteri, music by Oscar, Grammy, and Tony Award winner Alan Menken, and lyrics by Grammy Award winner and Oscar and Tony Award nominee Glenn Slater, directed by two-time Oscar winner Robert De Niro and four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks, with choreography by Tony nominee Sergio Trujillo. (more...)

BWW Interview: Tony Award-Winner Kenny Leon Calls Atlanta to Actions of Kindness Through DOT at True ColorsBWW Interview: Tony Award-Winner Kenny Leon Calls Atlanta to Actions of Kindness Through DOT at True Colors
by Sally Henry - Jul 19, 2018

This week, Atlanta audiences get to see Kenny Leon's latest directorial work showcasing a group of talented actors bringing to life Colman Domingo's authentically relatable family drama DOT. (more...)

Pittsburgh CLO's TTHE FULL MONTY Opens July 6Pittsburgh CLO's TTHE FULL MONTY Opens July 6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

Pittsburgh CLO's THE FULL MONTY will take it all off at the Benedum Center this summer July 6 - 15. With a book written by Terrence McNally (Ragtime) and the music/ lyric talents of David Yazbek (The Band's Visit, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Women On The Verge of a Nervous Breakdown), this duo cooks up an aggressive crowd-pleaser that is both highly-entertaining and charmingly uplifting. (more...)

VIDEO: Kenny Leon Chats His Upcoming Memoir TAKE YOU WHEREVER YOU GO on CBS THIS MORNINGVIDEO: Kenny Leon Chats His Upcoming Memoir TAKE YOU WHEREVER YOU GO on CBS THIS MORNING
by TV News Desk - Jun 4, 2018

Tony Award-winner Kenny Leon directed numerous Broadway hits including, 'Hairspray Live' and 'Fences.' His most recent production, 'Children of a Lesser God,' is nominated for a Tony. Throughout his decades-long career, Leon's work focused on diversity, inclusion and influencing social change. Leon joins 'CBS This Morning' to discuss his new memoir, 'Take You Wherever You Go,' where he writes about his humble beginnings. Check out the clip below!  (more...)

ON YOUR FEET! to Kick Off Pittsburgh CLO's 72nd Summer SeasonON YOUR FEET! to Kick Off Pittsburgh CLO's 72nd Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2018

Pittsburgh CLO is proud to open the 2018 Summer Season with the Pittsburgh premiere of Broadway sensation, ON YOUR FEET!, June 12-17 at the Benedum Center. Pittsburgh CLO remains steadfastly dedicated to the creation of new work, and co-produced the Broadway production of ON YOUR FEET! as part of this ongoing commitment. Pittsburgh CLO has brought over 20 new shows to their "Feet" on the Broadway stage, including the recent productions of An American in Paris, Kinky Boots, Matilda The Musical and many others. (more...)

BWW Review: ON YOUR FEET at The OvertureBWW Review: ON YOUR FEET at The Overture
by Scott Rawson - May 17, 2018

On Your Feet is precisely where you will find yourself at the end of this spectacular show! The familiar music is peppy and moving, and the crowd enjoyed the infectious dance groove laid down by the band which included 5 original members of The Miami Sound Machine. (more...)

THE ICEMAN COMETH's George C. Wolfe Wins 2018 Tony Award for Best Direction of a PlayTHE ICEMAN COMETH's George C. Wolfe Wins 2018 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

George C. Wolfe has won the 2018 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play for THE ICEMAN COMETH. (more...)

Karen Hartman And Kenny Leon's GOOD FAITH Completes Yale Rep's 18-19 LineupKaren Hartman And Kenny Leon's GOOD FAITH Completes Yale Rep's 18-19 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2018

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) will present the world premiere of GOOD FAITH: Four Chats about Race and the New Haven Fire Department, a new play by Karen Hartman, directed by Kenny Leon, February 1-23, 2019. (more...)

A BRONX TALE to Play Chicago's Oriental Theatre March 2019A BRONX TALE to Play Chicago's Oriental Theatre March 2019
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018

Broadway In Chicago and Producers Tommy Mottola, the Dodgers, Tribeca Productions and Evamere Entertainment are delighted to announce thatA BRONX TALE will make its Chicago debut at Broadway In Chicago's Oriental Theatre (24 W. Randolph) for a limited engagement March 12-24, 2019. A BRONX TALE will be part of Broadway In Chicago's upcoming season. Subscriptions will go on sale in the fall of 2018. (more...)

ON YOUR FEET! to Make Wisconsin Debut in MadisonON YOUR FEET! to Make Wisconsin Debut in Madison
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018

Overture Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the Wisconsin premiere and the state's only engagement of the hit Broadway musical ON YOUR FEET! will take the Overture Hall stage Today, May 15-Sunday, May 20. Based on the life story of seven-time GRAMMY® winning international superstar Gloria Estefan and her husband, 19-time GRAMMY® winning producer-musician-entrepreneur Emilio Estefan, the first national tour stars Cuban-American Broadway actress Christie Prades as Gloria Estefan, and acclaimed stage and television actor Mauricio Martinez as Emilio Estefan. (more...)

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