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BWW Review: A BROADWAY CELEBRATION Brings the Music Back at Heinz Field Photo BWW Review: A BROADWAY CELEBRATION Brings the Music Back at Heinz Field
by Greg Kerestan - Jul 24, 2021

It's hard to argue with the line-up for Pittsburgh CLO's star-studded concert anniversary.

BWW Interview: John Lloyd Young of SOLID GOLD in Las Vegas and Online Photo BWW Interview: John Lloyd Young of SOLID GOLD in Las Vegas and Online
by Stephen Mosher - Jul 7, 2021

The award-winning singing actor is getting up on the stage with his band for the first time in a long time and he has a brand new show filled with music to dance to, all in the name of celebration.

BWW REVIEW: 'Ya Got Trouble' In Centerpoint Legacy's THE MUSIC MAN Photo BWW REVIEW: 'Ya Got Trouble' In Centerpoint Legacy's THE MUSIC MAN
by Hayley Westwood - Apr 20, 2021

After 16 months waiting for opening night, the cast of THE MUSIC MAN sings louder than 76 trombones in a big parade.

I DO! I DO! Livestreamed Musical To Benefit Five Local Theatres Photo I DO! I DO! Livestreamed Musical To Benefit Five Local Theatres
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 2021

Inland Valley Repertory Theatre has announced its livestreaming benefit performance of the musical play 'I Do! I Do!' A montage of 50 years of marriage, the play is told in song, story and dance by actors from IVRT, Ophelia's Jump Productions, Center Stage Fontana, 3D Theatricals, and the Chance Theater.

Review Roundup: JOHN CULLUM: AN ACCIDENTAL STAR; Streaming Now Photo Review Roundup: JOHN CULLUM: AN ACCIDENTAL STAR; Streaming Now
by Review Roundups - Apr 12, 2021

Vineyard Theatre, Goodspeed Musicals, and Irish Repertory Theatre in association with Jeff Berger present John Cullum: An Accidental Star, which premiered on April 8 and will be available for streaming on demand through April 22. Check out what the critics had to say!

BWW Review: A Beloved New York Stage Actor Recalls Six Decades of Theatre in JOHN CUL Photo BWW Review: A Beloved New York Stage Actor Recalls Six Decades of Theatre in JOHN CULLUM: AN ACCIDENTAL STAR
by Michael Dale - Apr 12, 2021

The first time I saw John Cullum live on stage his fingers were clutched to a window frame of designer Robin Wagner's art deco luxury liner, playing the maniacally flamboyant theatre producer Oscar Jaffe attempting to board a moving train in his Tony-winning turn in ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY.

Theater Stories: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, CAROUSEL, SOUTH PACIFIC and More About The Photo Theater Stories: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, CAROUSEL, SOUTH PACIFIC and More About The Majestic Theatre!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 7, 2021

Today's Theater Stories features the Majestic Theatre! Learn about some of the best-known shows to grace the stage of the Majestic Theatre, including Carousel, South Pacific, Camelot, Phantom of the Opera, and many more!

Theater Stories: The Many Stars of CHICAGO, the CHARLIE BROWN Revival & More About th Photo Theater Stories: The Many Stars of CHICAGO, the CHARLIE BROWN Revival & More About the Ambassador Theatre!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 24, 2021

Learn all about the Ambassador Theater's best known shows including Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk and You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, plus the many stars to have graced the stage in Chicago and much more!

Theater Stories: GYPSY, EVITA, THE COLOR PURPLE, the FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Revival, & M Photo Theater Stories: GYPSY, EVITA, THE COLOR PURPLE, the FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Revival, & More About The Broadway Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 17, 2021

This week's Theater Stories features the Broadway Theatre! Learn about the shows to have graced the stage of the theatre, including Gypsy, The Color Purple, Evita and more; the show that broke the theatre's box office record, and much more!

Gallery Players At The Jewish Community Center Of Greater Columbus To Produce I DO!,  Photo Gallery Players At The Jewish Community Center Of Greater Columbus To Produce I DO!, I DO!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 4, 2021

Gallery Players and the Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus (Columbus JCC) has announced the production and virtual screenings of I do, I do; Book and lyrics by Tom Jones, Music by Harvey Schmidt.

BWW Exclusive: John Lloyd Young Counts Down His Favorite Broadway Performances! Photo BWW Exclusive: John Lloyd Young Counts Down His Favorite Broadway Performances!
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 20, 2020

Tony and Grammy Award-winner John Lloyd Young returns to The Space in Las Vegas on Saturday, October 3 with John Lloyd Young's Broadway, an intimate and unforgettable evening of Broadway favorites and classic showtunes. While we await he big night, we're getting inside John's head as he counts down ten Broadway performances that have excited, entertained, and inspired him throughout his life and career!

FOOD FOR THOUGHT Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Third Show in Monthly Series Photo FOOD FOR THOUGHT Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Third Show in Monthly Series
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 16, 2020

On September 29th at 2:00pm, the award-winning theatre company, Food For Thought Productions will present the third show in its current season with a common thread ‚Äď comedy (something we can all use a bit of in our present world)!

BroadwayHD Announces September Lineup - HAPPY BIRTHDAY DOUG, THE MUSIC MAN, and More! Photo BroadwayHD Announces September Lineup - HAPPY BIRTHDAY DOUG, THE MUSIC MAN, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 3, 2020

BroadwayHD has announced its September lineup!

VIDEO: On This Day, July 10- Celebrating Composer Jerry Herman Photo VIDEO: On This Day, July 10- Celebrating Composer Jerry Herman
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 10, 2020

Herman is known for his work on Broadway classics such as Hello, Dolly!, Mame, La Cage Aux Folles, Dear World, Mack & Mabel, The Grand Tour, Milk & Honey and many more. He has been nominated for five Tony Awards, and won twice, for Hello, Dolly! and La Cage Aux Folles. He received a Lifetime Achievement Tony Award in 2009, and a Kennedy Center Honors in 2010.

BWW Interview: SO NOW YOU KNOW with Sidney Myer Photo BWW Interview: SO NOW YOU KNOW with Sidney Myer
by Nicholas Adler - Jun 16, 2020

We all know him, whether it be shining on stage interpreting one of the tongue-in- cheek American Standards that he's known for, buzzing around Don't Tell Mama's making sure everything is going smoothly with the multiple shows he booked that day, or simply floating into a cabaret club to support an artist he enjoys. HE is the kind and encouraging man that has launched many a career and has given young artists a shot to perform, long before their names were in lights on the great white way. Who is this legendary New York City fixture? Why, none other than Sidney Myer (of course)!

VIDEO: EVERYBODY DANCE NOW! A Look Back at 'Shipoopi' From THE MUSIC MAN Photo VIDEO: EVERYBODY DANCE NOW! A Look Back at 'Shipoopi' From THE MUSIC MAN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 15, 2020

In this time of social distancing and remaining responsibly indoors, we are all looking for ways to brighten our days and get moving any way we can! In the spirit of celebrating theater and providing motivation to get up and get shakin', we're taking a look back and paying tribute to some of the greatest dance numbers in musical theater history!

BWW Interview: John Davidson Takes Canceled Birdland Mother's Day Concert To Facebook Photo BWW Interview: John Davidson Takes Canceled Birdland Mother's Day Concert To Facebook And Begins Weekly Shows
by Stephen Mosher - May 8, 2020

The unstoppable John Davidson goes live online for the first time ever on Mother's Day via his Facebook page and it promises to be a helluva show.

BroadwayHD Announces May Lineup - THE GOES WRONG SHOW, ON THE TOWN, and More! Photo BroadwayHD Announces May Lineup - THE GOES WRONG SHOW, ON THE TOWN, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 30, 2020

BroadwayHD has announced its upcoming May lineup, which includes a slate full of adored classics and brand new series debuts.

#BWWPrompts: What's Your Favorite Golden Age Musical? Photo #BWWPrompts: What's Your Favorite Golden Age Musical?
by BWW Prompts - Apr 22, 2020

We want to hear from you! We're starting #BwayWorldPrompts, where each day we'll be asking our readers on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram questions to spark some theater conversation.

60 Movies to Stream Picked by BWW's Editors Photo 60 Movies to Stream Picked by BWW's Editors
by Alan Henry - Apr 15, 2020

We asked our staff and critics around the country what their favorite films are - if you're in need of something to watch, check out some of their suggestions below!

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