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Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 9/23/2017
by - Sep 23, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 9/23/2017. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 23, 2017BWW's On This Day - September 23, 2017
by - Sep 23, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 23 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

SF Opera Lab Announces Pop-Up OPERATRONICA at MEZZANINESF Opera Lab Announces Pop-Up OPERATRONICA at MEZZANINE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

SF Opera Lab pops up at San Francisco's premiere electronic dance music club MEZZANINE, on October 12, 2017 with Operatronica, an operatic dance party combining opera and electronica and featuring performances by San Francisco Opera Adler Fellows alongside the Loves Company DJ crew (more...)

Happy Birthday! Billy Porter Re-Releases First Album to Celebrate 20th AnniversaryHappy Birthday! Billy Porter Re-Releases First Album to Celebrate 20th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Today is Billy Porter's birthday and also the 20th Anniversary of his first album, BILLY PORTER: UNTITLED (on A&M Records). To celebrate both, he's re-releasing the album today, in a special 20th Anniversary Edition available for free on SoundCloud. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief September 21st, 2017: THE SHOW-OFF Begins Performances, LES MISERABLES Tour Launches, and More!BWW Morning Brief September 21st, 2017: THE SHOW-OFF Begins Performances, LES MISERABLES Tour Launches, and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Sep 21, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: THE SHOW-OFF Begins Performances, SUMMER Cast Announced, and More! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts announced today the cast and creative team for the World Premiere of Sarah Gancher's Seder, an intimate tale of survival and freedom, which will perform at Hartford Stage October 19 through November 12. (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, September 21- Happy Birthday, Billy Porter!VIDEO: On This Day, September 21- Happy Birthday, Billy Porter!
by Stage Tube - Sep 21, 2017

Billy Porter won a Tony Award for his performance as Lola in Kinky Boots. His other Broadway credits include Shuffle Along, Miss Saigon, Five Guys Named Moe, Grease, and Smokey Joe's Caf . Off-Broadway, (more...)

BWW TV: Michael Urie & Harvey Fierstein Are Getting Ready to Bring Back TORCH SONG!BWW TV: Michael Urie & Harvey Fierstein Are Getting Ready to Bring Back TORCH SONG!
by TV - Press Previews - Sep 20, 2017

Due to extremely strong ticket sales, Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song has been extended for two additional weeks of performances, now playing through Sunday, December 3. Directed by Mois s Kaufman, Torch Song begins previews on September 26 and officially opens on October 19 at Second Stage's Tony Kiser Theater (305 West 43rd Street). (more...)

Theaterlab to Present Orietta Crispino's LET ME COOK FOR YOU This FallTheaterlab to Present Orietta Crispino's LET ME COOK FOR YOU This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Theaterlab will present Let Me Cook For You, written and performed by Orietta Crispino, October 13 through December 10, 2017 in its Midtown home (357 West 36th Street, 3rd Floor). Barbara Rubin directs and Liza Cassidy serves as the assistant director. (more...)

Sebastian Chacon Joins THE RAPE OF THE SABINE WOMEN Off-BroadwaySebastian Chacon Joins THE RAPE OF THE SABINE WOMEN Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The Playwrights Realm has announced that Sebastian Chacon will join the cast for the final performances in the Realm's World Premiere production of Michael Yates Crowley's acclaimed The Rape of the Sabine Women by Grace B. Matthias. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Michael Urie and the Company of TORCH SONG Meet the Press!Photo Coverage: Michael Urie and the Company of TORCH SONG Meet the Press!
by Walter McBride - Sep 20, 2017

Due to extremely strong ticket sales, Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song has been extended for two additional weeks of performances, now playing through Sunday, December 3. Directed by Mois s Kaufman, Torch Song begins previews on September 26 and officially opens on October 19 at Second Stage's Tony Kiser Theater (305 West 43rd Street). (more...)

National Alliance for Musical Theatre Announces Team for FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALSNational Alliance for Musical Theatre Announces Team for FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

National Alliance for Musical Theatre (Betsy King Militello, Executive Director) is thrilled to announce the line-up of directors and initial casting for the 29th Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thursday, October 19 and Friday, October 20, 2017 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues). The Festival kicks off on Wednesday, October 18 with its celebrated concert, The 46th Minute. (more...)

OBERON presents LIVE @ OBERON Music SeriesOBERON presents LIVE @ OBERON Music Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

OBERON, the American Repertory Theater's (A.R.T.) second stage and club theater venue, will present Live @ OBERON, a new concert series that brings together an eclectic array of musical artists for exceptional original performances OBERON's intimate club theater environment located at 2 Arrow Street, Harvard Square, Cambridge. (more...)

IAMA presents Two World Premieres in Rep at the LoungeIAMA presents Two World Premieres in Rep at the Lounge
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Two new plays offer radically different takes on the search for redemption when IAMA Theatre Company opens its 10th Anniversary Season with two company member-written world premieres. John Lavelle's fast-paced, edgy sci-fi comedy Sinner's Laundry, directed by Becca Wolff, opens for press on Friday, Oct. 20. Christian Durso's haunting and provocative Redline, directed by Eli Gonda, opens on Saturday, Oct. 21. Both plays continue in repertory through Nov. 19 at the Lounge Theatre in Hollywood. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 9/18/2017This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 9/18/2017
by - Sep 18, 2017

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 9/18/2017. (more...)

How Many Times Did They Break Into Song and Other Things We Learned from Will Roland's Visit to BACKSTAGE BITEHow Many Times Did They Break Into Song and Other Things We Learned from Will Roland's Visit to BACKSTAGE BITE
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 15, 2017

In Backstage Bite with Katie Lynch, come into Katie's kitchen with some of Broadway's brightest as they eat, drink and merrily mix it up. See your favorite stars out of their element as they whip up dishes inspired by their Broadway show. Watch what happens when these actors trade belting for baking!In this latest episode, Katie is joined by very special guest from Dear Evan Hansen- Jared Kleinman himself, Will Roland! (more...)

The Catastrophic Theatre to Stage Wallace Shawn's EVENING AT THE TALK HOUSEThe Catastrophic Theatre to Stage Wallace Shawn's EVENING AT THE TALK HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

The Catastrophic Theatre kicks off its most ambitious season yet, with a new play by Houston favorite, Wallace Shawn (THE DESIGNATED MOURNER, MARIE AND BRUCE, OUR LATE NIGHT). (more...)

Cast, Creatives Complete for Chloe Sevigny-Led DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT at The New GroupCast, Creatives Complete for Chloe Sevigny-Led DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT at The New Group
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

The New Group has announced complete casting for the world premiere of Seth Zvi Rosenfeld's Downtown Race Riot, with Cristian DeMeo, David Levi, Moise Morancy, Daniel Oreskes, Sadie Scott, Daniel Sovich, and as previously announced, Chlo Sevigny. (more...)

Harvey Fierstein's TORCH SONG Extends Before First Preview at Second Stage TheaterHarvey Fierstein's TORCH SONG Extends Before First Preview at Second Stage Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Due to extremely strong ticket sales, Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song has been extended for two additional weeks of performances, announced Second Stage Theater (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director, Casey Reitz, Executive Director). The production will now play through Sunday, December 3. (more...)

Creative Team Announced for THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY at The Old GlobeCreative Team Announced for THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the creative team for the next show of the Globe's 2017-2018 Season, acclaimed actor and playwright James Lecesne's tour-de-force one-man show, The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey. (more...)

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