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Producer- Farinelli and the King Producer - The Elephant Man Producer- On Your Feet Producer -Catch Me If You Can Producer- The Addams Family Producer -Come Fly Away Producer- An American in Paris Director/Producer The Jimmy Awards (read more)
Announcing Pittsburgh CLO's 2020 Summer Season!Announcing Pittsburgh CLO's 2020 Summer Season!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2019

Pittsburgh CLO proudly welcomes two Tony Award-winning shows direct from Broadway, starting with THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL, the bold, original smash hit The New York Times declares, a?oeBRILLIANT!a?? Second up is the stunning ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, a visionary tale about a fearless peasant girl in search of her place in the world. Winner of the 2018 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND features choreography by Camille A. Brown (Pittsburgh CLO's ONCE) and book/lyrics from Lynn Ahrens and CLO alum, Stephen Flaherty. ONCE ON THIS ISLAND is a timeless testament to theater's unlimited possibilities. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the 2019 Jimmy Awards!Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the 2019 Jimmy Awards!
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 25, 2019

Last night, The Jimmy Awards held their 11th annual ceremony at Broadway's Minskoff Theatre. The top awards went to Ethan Kelso and Ekele Ukegbu, for Best Performance by an Actor, and Actress, respectively. Kelso took home the prize for his performance as Will Bloom in Big Fish at Salt Lake School for the Performing Arts in Logan, Utah, while Ukegbu won for her performances as the title role of Aida at Elmont Memorial Junior-Senior High School in New York City. (more...)

JIMMYS BLOG: Samuel Aubuchon- Pure Broadway GloryJIMMYS BLOG: Samuel Aubuchon- Pure Broadway Glory
by Guest Blogger: Samuel Aubuchon - Jun 24, 2019

Earlier this year, he won the title of Best Leading Actor in a Musical for his portrayal of Terry Connor in Blue Springs High School's Side Show. Read Samuel's second entry below and be sure to check out his first and second too! (more...)

JIMMYS BLOG: Samuel Aubuchon- Arriving in NYC!JIMMYS BLOG: Samuel Aubuchon- Arriving in NYC!
by Guest Blogger: Samuel Aubuchon - Jun 19, 2019

BroadwayWorld is bringing you the inside scoop on this year's Jimmy Awards with student blogger Samuel Aubuchon- a nominee from Kansas City Starlight Theatre's Blue Star Awards. Earlier this year, he won the title of Best Leading Actor in a Musical for his portrayal of Terry Connor in Blue Springs High School's Side Show. Read Samuel's second entry below and click here if you missed his first! (more...)

2019 Gene Kelly Award Winners Announced2019 Gene Kelly Award Winners Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2019

A sold-out crowd gathered at the Benedum Center as Pittsburgh CLO and The Michael J. Kara Family honored Allegheny County's finest high school performers at the 29th Annual Pittsburgh CLO Gene Kelly Awards for Excellence in High School Musical Theater on Saturday, May 25, 2019. (more...)

JUDGE JACKIE: DISORDER IN THE COURT Comes to Adelaide FringeJUDGE JACKIE: DISORDER IN THE COURT Comes to Adelaide Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2019

Multi-award-winning Davine Productions presents the Australian premiere of hilarious new musical comedy parody, Judge Jackie: Disorder in the Court, in the 2019 Adelaide Fringe at The Parks Theatre, Angle Park. (more...)

JUDGE JACKIE: DISORDER IN THE COURT Comes to Adelaide FringeJUDGE JACKIE: DISORDER IN THE COURT Comes to Adelaide Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2019

Multi-award-winning Davine Productions presents the Australian premiere of hilarious new musical comedy parody, Judge Jackie: Disorder in the Court, in the 2019 Adelaide Fringe at The Parks Theatre, Angle Park. (more...)

Pittsburgh CLO is Now Accepting Summer Internship ApplicationsPittsburgh CLO is Now Accepting Summer Internship Applications
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2018

Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 Pittsburgh CLO Summer Internship Program. The Summer Internship Program runs approximately 10-13 weeks beginning in May through mid-August, depending upon the internship being applied for, and affords students 18 years of age and older the opportunity to work one-on-one with musical theater industry professionals. (more...)

Broadway And TV's Richard Thomas Stars In A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS CAROLBroadway And TV's Richard Thomas Stars In A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2018

This December, Pittsburgh CLO brings one of the nation's top actors, Richard Thomas, to town in the iconic role of Ebenezer Scrooge in its 27th annual production of A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS CAROL, December 7-23 at the Byham Theater. (more...)

Richard Thomas Stars in A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS CAROL at the CLORichard Thomas Stars in A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS CAROL at the CLO
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2018

This December, Pittsburgh CLO brings one of the nation's top actors, Richard Thomas, to town in the iconic role of Ebenezer Scrooge in its 27th annual production of A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS CAROL, December 7-23 at the Byham Theater. (more...)

VIDEO: Daniel Radcliffe Talks THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT on THE VIEWVIDEO: Daniel Radcliffe Talks THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT on THE VIEW
by TV News Desk - Oct 29, 2018

Daniel Radcliffe was a guest on Monday's episode of 'The View.' During the interview he discussed topics such as Harry Potter superfans, learning how to speak in an American accent, and his role in 'Lifespan of a Fact'!  (more...)

THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT Will Change its Weekly Performance Schedule Beginning October 25THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT Will Change its Weekly Performance Schedule Beginning October 25
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2018

The world premiere play, THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT, has announced a new performance schedule on Broadway. Beginning Thursday, October 25, 2018, THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT will play Monday, Friday, and Saturday at 8pm, Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday at 7pm, and Saturday and Sunday at 2pm at Studio 54 (254 West 54th Street). The production opened on Broadway on October 18 to critical acclaim. (more...)

Shonda Rhimes, Jada Pinkett Smith, Gabrielle Union-Wade And More Join Producing Team of AMERICAN SONShonda Rhimes, Jada Pinkett Smith, Gabrielle Union-Wade And More Join Producing Team of AMERICAN SON
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2018

The Broadway premiere of AMERICAN SON has just announced additions to its producing team. The play will be co-produced by a team that includes Shonda Rhimes, Jada Pinkett Smith, Gabrielle Union-Wade, Dwyane Wade, Steve Stoute and Nnamdi Asomugha. They join a team that includes Kerry Washington's Simpson Street, Jeffry Richards, Rebecca Gold and Will Trice. (more...)

THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT Announces Rush PolicyTHE LIFESPAN OF A FACT Announces Rush Policy
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

The world premiere play, THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT, which begins previews tomorrow, September 20, 2018 at Studio 54 (254 West 54th Street), has announced its rush ticket policy. (more...)

VIDEO: Cherry Jones, Daniel Radcliffe, and Bobby Cannavale Play Fact Or Fiction on TODAYVIDEO: Cherry Jones, Daniel Radcliffe, and Bobby Cannavale Play Fact Or Fiction on TODAY
by Stage Tube - Sep 13, 2018

Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb challenge Daniel Radcliffe, Cherry Jones and Bobby Cannavale, stars of the Broadway play "The Lifespan of a Fact," to a game of Fact or Fiction, where the actors have to guess truths about each other. (more...)

MATILDA, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, and More Set For Drury Lane 2019/20 SeasonMATILDA, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, and More Set For Drury Lane 2019/20 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

Drury Lane Theatre announces the complete lineup of its 20192020 season, including two award-winning Regional Theatre premieres-the imaginative Matilda, based on the beloved novel by Roald Dahl, and the beautifully captivating Gershwin musical An American in Paris. The thrilling season also includes the revival of the exhilarating The Color Purple, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel; the magical musical for all ages Mary Poppins; and Agatha Christie's edge-of-your-seat murder mystery And Then There Were None. The season runs April 2018-March 2019 at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. (more...)

Pittsburgh CLO Announces 2018-2019 Kara Cabaret SeriesPittsburgh CLO Announces 2018-2019 Kara Cabaret Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2018

Pittsburgh CLO announces the receipt of a major gift from Dolores Kara in honor of her late husband Michael. In recognition of their generous support of Pittsburgh CLO and the CLO Cabaret, the series has been named the Pittsburgh CLO Kara Cabaret Series. (more...)

Pittsburgh CLO to Present Screenings of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS!Pittsburgh CLO to Present Screenings of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2018

Pittsburgh CLO is proud to announce the Pittsburgh screenings of Broadway's AN AMERICAN IN PARIS this September. AN AMERICAN IN PARIS was the most awarded new musical of 2015 and winner of four Tony Awards. Pittsburgh CLO served as the lead producer on this production, guaranteeing Pittsburgh audiences were among the first to enjoy this exciting new Broadway show. (more...)

Pittsburgh CLO Announces 2019 Summer Season - HELLO, DOLLY! and MorePittsburgh CLO Announces 2019 Summer Season - HELLO, DOLLY! and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2018

Pittsburgh CLO welcomes the Tony-Award Winning 2017 Best Musical Revival HELLO, DOLLY! to the 2019 Summer Season, starring Broadway Legend BETTY BUCKLEY as Dolly Gallagher Levi! This exciting National Tour will round out Pittsburgh CLO's 73rd season of Broadway's best here in Pittsburgh. Season Tickets are now available to new and renewing subscribers, who can reserve seats for an entire summer of fun and entertainment. Packages are available online or by calling 412-281-2822. (more...)

Photo Flash: Students Shine Onstage at the 10th Annual Jimmy Awards!Photo Flash: Students Shine Onstage at the 10th Annual Jimmy Awards!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2018

The 2018 Jimmy Awards took place on Monday, June 25, 2018 at 7:30pm at the Minskoff Theatre on Broadway. Laura Benanti hosted. The coveted Jimmy Awards for Best Performance by an Actress and Best Performance by an Actor were presented to Renee Rapp, The Blumey Awards (Charlotte, NC) and Andrew Barth Feldman, The Roger Rees Awards for Excellence in Student Performance (New York, NY). (more...)

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