by Craig Brockman - Sep 28, 2005
On September 26 'Part Of Your World: The Music Of Alan Menken' hosted by Lynn Ahrens played the Merkin Concert Hall with such Broadway notables as Kerry Butler, Brian d'Arcy James, Michael McGrath, Jennifer Hope Wills, Judy Kuhn and Mary Bond Davis.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2006
Nominations for the Ovation Awards, celebrating achievement in Los Angeles-area theatre, have been announced
by Beau Higgins - Sep 18, 2007
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2007
The Menier Chocolate Factory is delighted to announce that this year's Christmas extravaganza will be La Cage aux Folles. Tickets, which went on sale on September 4, are selling extremely fast. The show is breaking Box Office records at the Chocolate Factory and some performances are already sold out.
by Mark Andrew Lawrence - Oct 31, 2006
Protect your funny bones!Ross Petty's riotous ALADDIN, THE MAGICAL FAMILY MUSICAL, featuring Wrestling Superstar and King of the Sharpshooter Bret 'Hitman' Hart as The Genie of the Lamp, will once again run rampant in Toronto this winter, December 6 - 24 at the Elgin Theatre.
by Beau Higgins - Oct 31, 2006
by Beau Higgins - Oct 3, 2007
by Beau Higgins - Oct 25, 2006
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2007
Los Angeles City College Theatre Alumni & Associates (LACCTAA) will present 'Two's Company - An All-Star Event Celebrating The Songs of Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz.' Under the direction and executive produced by Bruce Kimmel, hosted by Cindy Williams, produced by Cason Murphy, with choreography by Adam Cates and musical direction by Richard Berent, the show will feature an All-Star Cast. The event will be presented at the Alex Theatre on Monday, November 5 at 7:30PM.
by Beau Higgins - Oct 18, 2005
by Jake Brunger - Oct 17, 2005
I Am My Own Wife comes to London as part of worldwide tour, Jeremy Irons and Woody Harrelson return to the West End and the Royal Court unveils its 50th Anniversary plans.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2007
Red Lotus Productions presents Neil Berg's '100 Years of Broadway,' a concert to benefit World Hunger Year staged at the Purchase College Performing Arts Center in Purchase, New York with special guests Tom Chapin, Ray McLeod, Carter Calvert, Erick Buckley, Rita Harvey and Danny Zolli on November 3.
by Adrienne Onofri - Oct 1, 2007
From Cadillac yak-yak-yak to rama lama lama ka-ding: Former 'Movin' Out' star Green has joined the Rydell High gang.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2006
On Monday, December 18th, at 8pm, the historic Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center (the Center) will ring in the season with a one-night-only concert of holiday songs benefiting the Center and Huntington's Disease Society of America
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2006
L.A. Stage Alliance announces presenters for 2006 Ovation Awards...
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2006
John Tartaglia will be starring as Lumiere in Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, beginning performances on Tuesday, November 21st at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street). Tartaglia is best known for originating the roles of Princeton and Rod in Avenue Q in Las Vegas and on Broadway for which he received a Tony Award® nomination in 2004.
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2006
The Broadway-bound musical based on The First Wives Club is gradually coming together, with Francesca Zambello confirmed as director and Rupert Holmes set to pen the book
by James Sims - May 23, 2007
Just as the long-running Disney musical Beauty and the Beast comes to a close on Broadway, now in its 13th year, Cabrillo Music Theatre announces the family-friendly musical will round out its 2007 season beginning July 27 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza's Countrywide Performing Arts Center...
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2006
Joan Ryan, Kathy Buckley and Amick Byram are among the performers who will take center stage at Stirling's Upstairs in L.A.
by Charles Shubow - May 18, 2006
Baltimore's Pumpkin Theatre Presents the Tony-nominated Musical for Kids of All Ages
by Michael Gilboe - May 16, 2007
We talk with Lea Michele (Wendla) and John Gallagher Jr. (Moritz) about their long histories with the show and the difficulties convincing the audiences to come.
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2006
Complete casting has been announced for the West End production of Wicked.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2007
Lea Salonga, the Tony Award-winning star of Miss Saigon, will start performances as Fantine in Broadway's LES MISÉRABLES a few days early
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2006
Tony Award-winner Heather Headley will set off on a national concert tour with singer Anthony Hamilton from April 6th through May 13th
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2007
In a new animated fairy tale, the Walt Disney Company will make history by introducing its first black princess in a movie, according to
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2006
Disney Theatrical Productions and Music Theatre International (MTI) have confirmed the first licensed amateur stage productions of the newly adapted stage musical Disney's High School Musical, with the premiere show to be presented by Stagedoor Manor, the renowned kids/teens theatre summer camp based in Sheldrake, N.Y. in August, 2006
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2007
Following an extensive search across Canada, and some major cities in the United States, David Mirvish, by arrangement with Jacobsen Entertainment, in association with Lionsgate and Magic Hour Productions, has revealed the cast that will bring Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage to the Royal Alexandra Theatre in Toronto.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2006
Forbidden Broadway will become the Pittsburgh CLO's second show to take center stage for an extended run at the Cabaret at Theater Square; it opens March 16th
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2007
Lea Salonga, the Tony Award-winning star of Miss Saigon, will return to Broadway as Fantine in Cameron Mackintosh's new production of LES MISÉRABLES beginning March 6 at The Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2007
Tony Award-winner Lea Salonga will play the chimneysweep-turned-princess of the title in an upcoming international tour of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2007
A new solo recording by Tony Award-winner Lea Salonga will hit stores later this month, according to the Manila Bulletin.
by James Howard - Jan 16, 2007
WHO: Vagabond Players WHAT: Listen to My Heart: The Songs of David Friedman WHEN: Through February 11, Fri & Sat at 8PM, Sun at 2PM WHERE: 806 S. Broadway in Fells Point HOW MUCH: $20
by Andrew Hartman - Jan 13, 2006
The Hollywood Reporter breaks the news that Susan Sarandon joins Amy Adams, Idina Menzel, and James Marsden in Disney's next animated/live-action project, 'Enchanted.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2007
Yet more high school and regional theatres have signed on to present stage productions of Disney's runaway hit High School Musical. In addition, future plans for the show may bring High School Musical on ice
by Mark Andrew Lawrence - Jan 10, 2006
David and Ed Mirviish are pleased to announce Sandy Wilson's THE BOY FRIEND, directed by Oscar and Emmy Award-winner Julie Andrews, will play a strictly limited engagement at Toronto's Royal Alexandra Theatre, January 10 - February 18, 2006.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2007
STOMP OUT LOUD, the extraordinary new production from the creators of the international sensation STOMP, comes to Planet Hollywood Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas this spring with a cast double the size of the original production and performed inside a new, $28 million theater specifically created for this production.
by Glenn Meads - Dec 19, 2006
by Jake Brunger - Dec 19, 2005
Wicked flies East to cast its spell on London, Movin' Out opens its European tour in the UK, Showboat gets a lavish in-the-round production and the Donmar unveils its new season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2006
The creative team behind the international sensation STOMP, will be holding auditions in Las Vegas from Sept. 25-30 for a new production to open at the Aladdin Hotel & Casino (soon to be Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino).
by James Howard - Aug 1, 2006
In this edition: Best Bet of the Week! BWW Baltimore Discount! Cockpit, Spotlighters, and Playwrights Festival News! Local actress tours in CATS! NY Fringe Festival entry with local connection! Readers write! Readers review!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2006
Disney Theatrical Productions (DTP) announced today that it will release a version of Disney Channel's wildly successful HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL for local productions beginning this Fall through Music Theatre International (MTI).
by Beau Higgins - Apr 25, 2007
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2007
Anika Noni Rose has signed on to provide the voice of the title character in the upcoming Disney animated feature The Frog Princess.
by Ellen Sterling - Apr 18, 2007
'Stomp Out Loud' began its open-ended run at Planet Hollywood Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas last night.
by Charles Shubow - Apr 15, 2006
A weekly column on theater for the Baltimore/Washington area.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2006
Award winning filmmaker Taylor Hackford will make his Broadway debut as director of the new musical, Leap of Faith, to premiere in the 2007-2008 season.