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by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 5, 2020

Rialto Chatter: ALMOST FAMOUS Coming To Broadway Next Fall Photo Rialto Chatter: ALMOST FAMOUS Coming To Broadway Next Fall
by Alan Henry - Jan 30, 2020

The new musical Almost Famous has posted an audition notice announcing a run at a Broadway theatre next fall! According to the listing, previews are set for October 2020 and the production will open in November 2020. 

Photo Flash: Broadway-Bound ALMOST FAMOUS Celebrates Opening Night at the Old Globe Photo Photo Flash: Broadway-Bound ALMOST FAMOUS Celebrates Opening Night at the Old Globe
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 3, 2019

The Old Globe's world premiere musical Almost Famous, with book and lyrics by Academy Award winner and San Diego native Cameron Crowe (films Jerry Maguire, Say Anything..., Fast Times at Ridgemont High), opened just last week on September 27. BroadwayWorld is taking you inside the big night below!

Photo Flash: Get A First Look At ALMOST FAMOUS At The Old Globe Photo Photo Flash: Get A First Look At ALMOST FAMOUS At The Old Globe
by Alan Henry - Sep 26, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the The Old Globe's world premiere musical Almost Famous, with book and lyrics by Academy Award winner and San Diego native Cameron Crowe (films Jerry Maguire, Say Anythinga??, Fast Times at Ridgemont High).

Sue Wagner and John Johnson Launch Wagner Johnson Productions Photo Sue Wagner and John Johnson Launch Wagner Johnson Productions
by Julie Musbach - Sep 18, 2019

Seven-time Tony Award winning producers Sue Wagner and John Johnson announced today the formation of their new venture, Wagner Johnson Productions.

The Old Globe Extends ALMOST FAMOUS One Week Photo The Old Globe Extends ALMOST FAMOUS One Week
by Julie Musbach - Aug 28, 2019

Due to popular demand, The Old Globe announced today a one-week-only extensiona?"through Sunday, October 27a?"of Almost Famous, a world-premiere musical

Global Roundup 8/9 - CHASING RAINBOWS, ALMOST FAMOUS, XANADU, CATS And More! Photo Global Roundup 8/9 - CHASING RAINBOWS, ALMOST FAMOUS, XANADU, CATS And More!
by BWW Special - Aug 9, 2019

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature INTO THE WOODS in Los Angeles, Lea Salonga in SWEENEY TODD and more!

Wake Up With BWW 8/2: SIX Will Come to Broadway, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 8/2: SIX Will Come to Broadway, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 2, 2019

Today's top stories: Six is headed to Broadway!

Colin Donnell, Drew Gehling, Anika Larsen to Lead ALMOST FAMOUS at Old Globe Photo Colin Donnell, Drew Gehling, Anika Larsen to Lead ALMOST FAMOUS at Old Globe
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 1, 2019

Producers¬†Lia Vollack,¬†Joey Parnes,¬†Sue Wagner, and¬†John Johnson¬†today announced the cast and creative team for¬†Almost Famous,¬†a world premiere musical with book and lyrics¬†by Academy Award winner¬†Cameron Crowe, based on his iconic film.¬†Almost Famous,¬†which will open the 2019-2020 Season at The Old Globe (Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein and Managing Director Timothy J. Shields), is directed by Tony Award¬ģ nominee¬†Jeremy Herrin¬†and features original music and lyrics by Pulitzer Prize and two-time Tony Award winner¬†Tom Kitt.¬†Performances will run¬†September 13 a?' October 20,¬†with an official opening night on¬†September 27.

Further Casting Announced For Theatre Royal Bath's 2019 Summer Season Photo Further Casting Announced For Theatre Royal Bath's 2019 Summer Season
by Stephi Wild - May 28, 2019

Jonathan Church, Artistic Director of Theatre Royal Bath's Summer Season 2019 today announces further casting for its upcoming programme of eight plays.

Anika Larsen And Colin Donnell Lead Readings Of ALMOST FAMOUS Photo Anika Larsen And Colin Donnell Lead Readings Of ALMOST FAMOUS
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 23, 2019

Broadway and music industry luminaries gathered for a reading that featured Tony-nominee Anika Larsen (Beautiful) portraying Elaine Miller the mother of the film's protagonist, William. The role was made famous by Frances McDormand in the film.

Bryan Cranston, HADESTOWN & More Win at the 2019 Drama League Awards- The Full List! Photo Bryan Cranston, HADESTOWN & More Win at the 2019 Drama League Awards- The Full List!
by Nicole Rosky - May 17, 2019

The Drama League (Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, Executive Artistic Director) today announced the 2019 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. The nominations were announced this morning by the current stars of Waitress, Shoshana Bean and Jeremy Jordan, at the official announcement event at Sardi's Restaurant, which was streamed live online here at BroadwayWorld.

Old Globe Season Features World Premiere of ALMOST FAMOUS and More Photo Old Globe Season Features World Premiere of ALMOST FAMOUS and More
by Julie Musbach - Apr 26, 2019

The Old Globe's¬†2019‚Äď2020 Season includes three world premieres, five West Coast premieres, and a Tony Award‚Äďwinning production of an American masterwork.

New Productions And Further Casting Announced For Theatre Royal Bath's Summer Season  Photo New Productions And Further Casting Announced For Theatre Royal Bath's Summer Season 2019
by Stephi Wild - Apr 19, 2019

Theatre Royal Bath today announces four additional productions - Vienna 1934-Munich 1938, The Life I Lead, Trying It On and The Man in the White Suit, to complete its Summer Season 2019 programme and further casting with Katherine Parkinson, Janie Dee as well as Vanessa Redgrave, Miles Jupp and David Edgar among the stars set to take to the stage in both treasured classics and acclaimed new works.

THE PROM, AIN'T TOO PROUD, BEETLEJUICE & More Earn Drama League Awards Nominations! Photo THE PROM, AIN'T TOO PROUD, BEETLEJUICE & More Earn Drama League Awards Nominations!
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 17, 2019

The Drama League (Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, Executive Artistic Director) today announced the 2019 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. The nominations were announced this morning by the current stars of Waitress, Shoshana Bean and Jeremy Jordan, at the official announcement event at Sardi's Restaurant, which was streamed live online here at BroadwayWorld.

VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Announced For Theatre Royal Bath's 2019 Summer Se Photo VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Announced For Theatre Royal Bath's 2019 Summer Season
by Stephi Wild - Apr 3, 2019

Theatre Royal Bath Productions today announces the UK premiere of Christopher Durang's Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike as part of its 2019 Summer Season, directed by the Tony Award-winning US director Walter Bobbie. The comedy, produced by special arrangement with Joey Parnes, Larry Hirschhorn, Sue Wagner and John Johnson, will open at the Ustinov Studio where it runs from 6 June to 6 July with press night on 12 June.

Official: Cameron Crowe, Tom Kitt & Jeremy Herrin Will Adapt ALMOST FAMOUS Into a Mus Photo Official: Cameron Crowe, Tom Kitt & Jeremy Herrin Will Adapt ALMOST FAMOUS Into a Musical!
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 25, 2018

It's all happening! Almost two decades after the film's release, Almost Famous might be heading to the stage. Creator Cameron Crowe hints at a musical adaptation of his film in a recent Tweet, which features Tony winner Tom Kitt at the piano.

Photo Flash: THE HUMANS Celebrates Opening Night at the Ahamanson Theatre Photo Photo Flash: THE HUMANS Celebrates Opening Night at the Ahamanson Theatre
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 21, 2018

Reed Birney¬†and¬†Jayne Houdyshell¬†reprise their Tony Award¬ģ-winning performances in 'The Humans' for the last stop of the national tour at the¬†Center Theatre Group¬†/¬†Ahmanson Theatre. Performances began this week in Los Angeles, check out the opening night arrivals below!

Tony-Winning Play THE HUMANS to Bring Tour to San Francisco Next June Photo Tony-Winning Play THE HUMANS to Bring Tour to San Francisco Next June
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

SHN today announced a special engagement of the most acclaimed American play in recent memory: The Humans, which will be coming to the SHN Orpheum Theatre in San Francisco from June 5 through 17, 2018.

THREE TALL WOMEN Adds Extra Show on Closing Day Photo THREE TALL WOMEN Adds Extra Show on Closing Day
by Stephi Wild - Jun 1, 2018

Producer Scott Rudin has announced that to accommodate ticket demand, Edward Albee's Three Tall Women will add a ninth performance in its final week of performances. Nominated for six 2018 Tony Awards including Best Revival of a Play, Three Tall Women must close as previously scheduled on Sunday, June 24, with the added 7:00 PM show now the final performance for the ecstatically received production. Tickets are on sale now at Telecharge.com, and at the Golden Theatre box office (252 West 45th Street).

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