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Broadway: Grease (Sonny LaTierri). New York: Paul Simon's The Capeman at the Delacorte Theatre, Lucky Guy at The Little Shubert, and Freckleface Strawberry at New World Stages. Tours: Chino in West Side Story's 50th Anniversary World Tour. Regional: Uardo in Give It Up! at Dallas Theatre Center, ... (read more)
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Broadway: Grease (Sonny LaTierri). New York: Paul Simon's The Capeman at the Delacorte Theatre, Lucky Guy at The Little Shubert, and Freckleface Strawberry at New World Stages. Tours: Chino in West Side Story's 50th Anniversary World Tour. Regional: Uardo in Give It Up! at Dallas Theatre Center, ... (read more)
BWW Review: Compelling SWEAT Tells an Emotional Tale of the Fall of the American Working Middle Class and its Effect on the NationBWW Review: Compelling SWEAT Tells an Emotional Tale of the Fall of the American Working Middle Class and its Effect on the Nation
by Roy Berko - Oct 31, 2018

Lynn Nottage, who has been called 'as fine a playwright as America has,' started to craft 'Sweat,' which is now getting a production at Cleveland Play House, in 2011, just before the height of the national malaise, but not before Reading, Pennsylvania and similar areas were hit by layoffs, plant closings, and general angst. The playwright honed in on the national problem and succeeded in writing a raw, disturbing and illuminating script that won the 2017 Pulitzer for Drama. (more...)

SWEAT Offers A Compelling Portrait Of Pride And Survival At Cleveland Play HouseSWEAT Offers A Compelling Portrait Of Pride And Survival At Cleveland Play House
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

Cleveland Play House (CPH) brings to life Lynn Nottage's complex story of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Rust Belt drama Sweat.  Set in Reading, PA, this relevant story offers audience members suspense through its intricate portrayal of characters battling to survive in a city crippled by economic stagnation. CPH Artistic Director Laura Kepley will direct. Previews begin on October 13th, with press opening on October 19th at the Outcalt Theatre in Playhouse Square. This production is sponsored by Great Lakes Brewing Company. (more...)

Photo Flash:  Geva's 45th Season Begins with IN THE HEIGHTSPhoto Flash: Geva's 45th Season Begins with IN THE HEIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Geva Theatre Center presents In the Heights, with music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, book by Quiara Alegria Hudes, conceived by Lin-Manuel Miranda and directed by Melissa Rain Anderson in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage from September 5 through October 8. (more...)

Geva Theatre Center's 45th Season Opens with IN THE HEIGHTSGeva Theatre Center's 45th Season Opens with IN THE HEIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Geva Theatre Center presents In the Heights, with music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, book by Quiara Alegria Hudes, conceived by Lin-Manuel Miranda and directed by Melissa Rain Anderson in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage from September 5 through October 8. (more...)

Frenchie Davis, Nathan Lee Graham and More Lead Reading of Max Vernon's THE VIEW UPSTAIRS Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

A reading of award-winning composer/lyricist/playwright/performer Max Vernon's new musical THE VIEW UPSTAIRS, directed by Scott Ebersold with music direction by James Dobinson, continues its industry presentations today, October 21st. (more...)

Frenchie Davis, Nathan Lee Graham and More to Lead Reading of Max Vernon's THE VIEW UPSTAIRS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

A reading of award-winning composer/lyricist/playwright/performer Max Vernon's new musical THE VIEW UPSTAIRS, directed by Scott Ebersold with music direction by James Dobinson, begins rehearsals today in New York City and will culminate in three industry presentations on October 20th and 21st. (more...)

IF/THEN, by the Writers of NEXT TO NORMAL, Concludes National Tour Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2016

After 312 performances in 25 cities across the United States, the National Tour of If/Then concludes its run today in Atlanta, GA. At seven select cities, the tour featured several of the stars from the original Broadway run, including Idina Menzel, Anthony Rapp, LaChanze, and James Snyder. (more...)

BWW TV: Pour Us Another! IF/THEN Tour Celebrates Final Shows with Hilarious DRUNK HISTORY Parody
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 12, 2016

IF/THEN, the original Broadway musical which reunites composer Tom Kitt, book writer/lyricist Brian Yorkey, and director Michael Greif, the creative team behind the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical, Next to Normal, will play its final performance on tour in Atlanta this weekend. To mark the occasion, the cast put together a hilarious 'Drunk History' parody. We don't know about you, but we think this should become the Broadway community's next viral trend. Click below to watch the silliness! (more...)

Tickets to IF/THEN National Tour at Fox Theatre on Sale 5/22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta announced today that tickets for the National Tour of IF/THEN, which was named the "Best Musical of the Year" by New York Magazine, will go on sale Sunday, May 22. IF/THEN will perform a limited one week engagement from August 9-14 at Atlanta's Fox Theatre to close the 2015/2016 Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta Series. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Sunday for IF/THEN at Detroit's Fisher Theatre This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

The National Tour of IF/THEN, which was named the 'Best Musical of the Year' by New York Magazine, will perform a limited engagement at Detroit's Fisher Theatre, March 29 - April 10, 2016. (more...)

IF/Then Cast Performs Intimate Evening of Songs to Benefit 'Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids' Charity
by Chris Gibson - Mar 21, 2016

An incredible opportunity has presented itself to the cast of If/Then upon arriving in St. Louis last Tuesday to carry out a 2 week run at The Fabulous Fox Theatre (March 15-27th). After sitting and talking with Anthony Rapp (star of If/Then, RENT), he told us that the Hard Rock Cafe contacted them and offered to donate their space for them to perform in, if they could find a use. (more...)

IF/THEN Cast Presents Benefit Concert for BC/EFA at Hard Rock Cafe in St. Louis, 3/21
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

Hard Rock Cafe in St. Louis presents IF/THEN's 'Now/Then: A Benefit Cabaret for BC/EFA', Monday, March 21 at 7pm to raise money for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.  (more...)

Tickets on Sale Sunday for IF/THEN at Detroit's Fisher Theatre This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

The National Tour of IF/THEN, which was named the 'Best Musical of the Year' by New York Magazine, will perform a limited engagement at Detroit's Fisher Theatre, March 29 - April 10, 2016. (more...)

IF/THEN National Tour Coming to Fabulous Fox in March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

Original Broadway Cast member Jackie Burns (If/Then, Wicked, Hair), Tamyra Gray (American Idol Season One Finalist, Rent), and Matthew Hydzik (Side Show, West Side Story, Grease), will join Original Broadway Cast member Anthony Rapp (Rent, Six Degrees of Separation, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown) and the rest of the previously announced cast in the National Tour of IF/THEN, playing at the Fabulous Fox Theatre March 15 - 27. (more...)

Jackie Burns, Tamyra Gray & Matthew Hydzik Join IF/THEN Tour Tomorrow in Dallas
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

Original Broadway Cast member Jackie Burns (If/Then, Wicked, Hair), Tamyra Gray(American Idol Season One Finalist, Rent), and Matthew Hydzik (Side Show, West Side Story, Grease), will join Original Broadway Cast member Anthony Rapp (Rent, Six Degrees of Separation, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown) and the rest of the previously announced cast in the National Tour of IF/THEN, starting tomorrow,Wednesday, January 27 at the Winspear Opera House in Dallas. (more...)

Tickets to IF/THEN National Tour at Orpheum Theatre on Sale Friday
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2016

Hennepin Theatre Trust announced today that tickets for the Minneapolis debut of the national tour of If/Then, named the "Best Musical of the Year" by New York Magazine, will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 8, 2016. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Idina Menzel Talks IF/THEN in Los Angeles
by Stage Tube - Dec 17, 2015

The L.A. Premiere engagement of IF/THEN, starring Tony Award-winner and Broadway superstar Idina Menzel (Wicked, Rent, Frozen, Glee), began performances at Hollywood Pantages Theatre on December 8, 2015 for a limited four-week engagement through January 3, 2016. Menzel recently stopped by FOX 11 Los Angeles to talk about the show. Click below to watch her interview! (more...)

Photo Flash: Red Carpet Arrivals of IF/THEN National Tour at Pantages - Obba Babatunde, Lacey Chabert, Tracie Thoms and More!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

Producer David Stone and the Nederlander Organization present the L.A. Premiere engagement of IF/THEN starring Tony Award-winner and Broadway superstar Idina Menzel (Wicked, Rent, Frozen, Glee), opening at Hollywood Pantages Theatre on December 8, 2015 for a limited four-week engagement through January 3, 2016.  Check out the red carpet arrivals below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Always Starting Over! IF/THEN's Idina Menzel, Anthony Rapp, LaChanze & James Snyder Take Opening Bows in Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2015

The L.A. Premiere engagement of IF/THEN, starring Tony Award-winner and Broadway superstar Idina Menzel(Wicked, Rent, Frozen, Glee), began performances at Hollywood Pantages Theatre on December 8, 2015 for a limited four-week engagement through January 3, 2016. Below, BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night bows, featuring Idina Menzel and more! (more...)

Photo Flash: Tracie Thoms, Barrett Foa and More Walk the Red Carpet for IF/THEN's L.A. Opening
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2015

The L.A. Premiere engagement of IF/THEN, starring Tony Award-winner and Broadway superstar Idina Menzel(Wicked, Rent, Frozen, Glee), began performances at Hollywood Pantages Theatre on December 8, 2015 for a limited four-week engagement through January 3, 2016. BroadwayWorld has photos from the starry opening night red carpet below! (more...)

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