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by Monroe George - Sep 27, 2019
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will soon present the Broadway Center Stage production of Footloose. The cast is led by J. Quinton Johnson (Choir Boy, Hamilton, Broadway Center Stage: In the Heights) as Ren McCormack, Judy Kuhn (Fun Home, Les Misérables) as Ethel McCormack, Isabelle McCalla (The Prom, Aladdin) as Ariel Moore, Michael Park (Dear Evan Hansen) as Reverend Shaw Moore, and three-time Tony Award nominee Rebecca Luker as Vi Moore (Mary Poppins, the Kennedy Center's Little Dancer). They are joined by Joshua Logan Alexander as Chuck, Peter McPoland as Willard Hewitt, Tony Award nominee Michael Mulheren (Kiss Me, Kate; Bright Star) as Coach Dunbar, Lena Owens as Wendy Jo, Nicole Vanessa Ortiz (Spamilton) as Rusty, and Rema Webb (The Color Purple, Violet) as Lulu Warnicker/Eleanor Dunbar/Betty Blast, Grace Slear and Urleen, with Brandon Burks, Claire Crause, Michele Lee, Jess LeProtto, Gregory Liles, Nick Martinez, Maximilian Sangerman, Jonathan Savage, Bethany Tesarck, Tiernan Tunnicliffe, and Jamar Williams.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2019
The Bai Holiday Ice Rink Pershing Square returns to downtown Los Angeles opening Thursday, November 14, 2019 through Monday, January 20, 2020.
by TV - Press Previews - Sep 27, 2019
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will soon presents the Broadway Center Stage production of Footloose. The cast is led by J. Quinton Johnson (Choir Boy, Hamilton, Broadway Center Stage: In the Heights) as Ren McCormack, Judy Kuhn (Fun Home, Les Misérables) as Ethel McCormack, Isabelle McCalla (The Prom, Aladdin) as Ariel Moore, Michael Park (Dear Evan Hansen) as Reverend Shaw Moore, and three-time Tony Award nominee Rebecca Luker as Vi Moore (Mary Poppins, the Kennedy Center's Little Dancer). They are joined by Joshua Logan Alexander as Chuck, Peter McPoland as Willard Hewitt, Tony Award nominee Michael Mulheren (Kiss Me, Kate; Bright Star) as Coach Dunbar, Lena Owens as Wendy Jo, Nicole Vanessa Ortiz (Spamilton) as Rusty, and Rema Webb (The Color Purple, Violet) as Lulu Warnicker/Eleanor Dunbar/Betty Blast, Grace Slear and Urleen, with Brandon Burks, Claire Crause, Michele Lee, Jess LeProtto, Gregory Liles, Nick Martinez, Maximilian Sangerman, Jonathan Savage, Bethany Tesarck, Tiernan Tunnicliffe, and Jamar Williams.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2019
Aladdin will play a special two-week engagement in the Peace Concert Hall, Feb. 12-23, 2020, as part of the Peace Center's 2019-2020 Broadway season.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019
The internationally acclaimed Broadway concert series, hosted and music-directed by Sirius XM Radio star Seth Rudetsky, will return to NOCCA's Lupin Hall for its eighth consecutive year.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019
Mirror, mirror on the wall a?' which theatre has a family pantomime with it all?
by Jeffrey Kare - Sep 26, 2019
I recently had the great pleasure of interviewing actor Korie Lee Blossey, who at the time of our conversation was getting ready to start performances as the Genie in the national tour of Disney's Aladdin in Charlotte, North Carolina. He made his national tour debut as a standby for the role about two and a half years prior to this. A New Yorker by way of Michigan, some of Korie's previous credits include Kerchak in Tarzan, Oberon in A Midsummer Night's Dream, Caliban in The Tempest, and Audrey II in Little Shop of Horrors.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019
Producers of the Off-Broadway return of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS have instituted a new daily schedule for the show's in-person ticket lottery. Beginning with the drawing for the Saturday, September 28 evening performance, the new lottery timeline for LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS will be as follows: entries open 90 minutes prior to each scheduled curtain time at the Westside Theatre box office (407 W. 43rd St, NYC), and winners will be drawn 55 minutes prior to the scheduled curtain time. This will be instituted throughout the musical's run.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019
This Month, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019
A star-studded lineup of Broadway's best will share the beloved songs of Disney on Broadway like never before at Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway on Monday, November 4, 2019. The special, one-night-only event benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
Cal State Fullerton's fall season begins with a?oeDisney's Beauty and the Beast,a?? with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, book by CSUF alumna Linda Woolverton '79 (M.A. theatre arts), and directed by Martie Ramm. The play runs from October 11 a?" 27, 2019 in the Little Theatre on campus. Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature, Disney's family friendly musical a?" a a?oetale as old as timea?? a?" tells the story of Belle, a smart young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, a prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end and he will return to his former self. But time is running out. Will he be transformed by love or doomed for all eternity?
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
This winter, Village Theatre will warm the cold and dreary Seattle days with the brassy and colorful iconic crowd pleaser, Guys & Dolls. The second show in their celebratory 40th Anniversary Season, Guys & Dolls will run at the Francis J. Gaudette Theatre in Issaquah November 7 a?' December 29, 2019 before moving to the Everett Performing Arts Center January 3 a?' February 2, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
Disney on Broadway continues its 25th anniversary celebration in partnership with the Fashion Institute of Technology, creating a unique design challenge for students to reimagine contemporary designs for some of Disney on Broadway's iconic female characters. The partnership is a first between Disney on Broadway and the college, which will soon be celebrating its 75th anniversary.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
Artistic Director Brigid Larmour today announces programming to complete Watford Palace Theatre's season for September 2019 - June 2020, following the world première of Mushy: Lyrically Speaking earlier this month. The co-production with Rifco Theatre Company is now on tour across the UK until 5 October.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
Melanie Blake's best-selling debut novel The Thunder Girls has been adapted for the stage by the author and is having its world premiere at The Lowry this month.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019
Worthing Theatres and Paul Holman Associates have announced their starriest line-up ever for this year's annual Christmas pantomime, Cinderella, playing at the Pavilion Theatre, Worthing from Friday 29th November 2019 to Sunday 5th January 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019
On Monday, October 7th, 2019, many popular and talented Broadway performers will shine a light on Pulmonary Hypertension (PH) at the 5th annual breathless on Broadway benefit at Sardi's Restaurant, 234 West 44th Street, NYC.
by TV News Desk - Sep 24, 2019
Variety reports that actor and rapper Will Smith has snagged the leading role in Netflix's upcoming crime drama 'The Council.' Variety reports that actor and rapper Will Smith has snagged the leading role in Netflix's upcoming crime drama 'The Council.'
by TV News Desk - Sep 23, 2019
Consumers residing in the U.S. can now sign-up early for Disney+ and be among the first to start streaming on November 12 when the service makes its debut. Pre-order is now live for the general public through launch on Disneyplus.com with both monthly and annual subscriptions available for purchase at $6.99 and $69.99, respectively, with a seven-day free trial beginning November 12.
by Alan Henry - Sep 23, 2019
The top growing current Broadway musicals were Beetlejuice (4.45%), Hadestown (1.33%), Ain't Too Proud (1.12%), Moulin Rouge (1.05%) and Mean Girls (0.65%). The top growing current Broadway plays were Sea Wall / A Life (3.83%), To Kill A Mockingbird (0.20%), Cursed Child (0.13%).
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2019
Christmas arrived early in Liverpool this week at the press launch for Epstein Entertainments' debut panto Cinderella, which comes to The Epstein Theatre this Christmas.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2019
Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 9/22/2019.
by BWW Special - Sep 23, 2019
Welcome to this week's edition of BroadwayWorld's exclusive WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for the week ending 9/22/2019.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2019
Desi Oakley and Hannah Elless join The Green Room 42 for the world premiere of Angela Sclafani's Passion Project: Love Songs From Women To Their Work On Monday, September 23 At 9:30pm.
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 22, 2019
The Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS annual Flea Market was held today in Midtown! BroadwayWorld was there and is bringing you a taste of the action! Check out photos of some of the many tables!
by Linnae Medeiros - Sep 21, 2019
It's time to break out your show shirts and Playbills because the annual Broadway Flea Market and Grand Auction is returning to the theatre district this Sunday, September 22nd. To prepare you to experience the ultimate theatrical treasure hunt, we've put together a guide to the ins and outs of the Broadway Flea Market, from the show tables to the autograph table and the auctions. Check it all out!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2019
Back by the popular demand, The West End and Broadway smash hit One Man, Two Guvnorsreturns to the stage this Autumn at the Torch Theatre, Milford Haven, to complete some 'unfinished business'.Richard Bean's fast-paced, hilarious farce follows the mixed fortunes of Francis Henshall played by the returning Christian Patterson. Down on his luck and permanently hungry, Francis suddenly finds himself employed by two bosses.
by Julie Musbach - Sep 20, 2019
The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical, the original musical adaption of Rick Riordan's New York Times best-selling novel, will arrive on Broadway this fall for a strictly limited 16-week holiday engagement at the Longacre Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Sep 20, 2019
Today's top stories: The Lightning Thief begins previews on Broadway tonight, and more!
by Alan Henry - Sep 20, 2019
The North American tour of Disney's Aladdin, which was adapted from the animated Disney film and the centuries-old folktales including a?oeOne Thousand and One Nights,a?? celebrated performance 1,001 on Wednesday, September 18 in Charlotte, NC at The Belk Theater at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, where the hit Broadway musical is playing through Sunday, September 29, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
Variety's second annual Business of Broadway breakfast will be held Monday October 7th.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
Regal Entertainments has announced Strictly Come Dancing star Robin Windsor will join the cast of Aladdin at St Helens Theatre Royal for its festive panto production.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
This Christmas, Dan and Jeff return for a fifth festive season of Potted Panto, hot on the heels of their world tour of Harry Potter parody Potted Potter.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
Alan Menken, the Oscar, Tony and Grammy Award-winning composer of such Disney classics as The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast and Aladdin, will headline Stratford's Meighen Forum on October 13 for an exclusive musical showcase.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
On Monday September 16th the new musical Five Points delivered a sold-out concert at Feinsteins/54 Below! 
by Stage Tube - Sep 19, 2019
The casts of Disney on Broadway's 'The Lion King,' 'Aladdin' and 'Frozen' took to Times Square on Thursday morning to perform a special mash-up to pay tribute to a?oeGood Morning America's 20th anniversary.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma was awarded a grant from Disney to bring the Disney Musicals in Schools program to Oklahoma City Public Schools. The program, in its second year at Lyric, is a free initiative developed by Disney Theatrical Productions to create sustainable theater programs in under-resourced elementary schools. Lyric Theatre will select five area public elementary schools to participate during the 2019-2020 school year.
by TV News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
Get your DVRs ready! All three Disney Broadway shows a?" 'Aladdin,' 'Frozen,' and 'The Lion King' a?" will perform on tomorrow morning's edition of 'Good Morning America!' 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announces additional casting for the Broadway Center Stage production of Footloose.
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2019
Princess Elena receives new magical powers and, keeping her focus on the future of Avalor, proves herself ready to become Queen—but must first face the ultimate test of courage and character—in the third season of the animated 'Elena of Avalor,' premiering MONDAY, OCT. 7 (12:30-1:00 p.m. EDT), on Disney Channel and DisneyNOW. The Emmy® and Imagen Award-winning series is inspired by diverse Latin cultures and folklore.
by Elliot Lanes - Sep 17, 2019
The newly opened REACH at Kennedy Center continues the institution's promise set forth by President John F. Kennedy of arts for all.
by Carol Kassie - Sep 17, 2019
A deviously delicious Broadway horror comedy rock sci-fi musical, Little Shop of Horrors has devoured the hearts of theatre-goers for over 30 years. Sol Children Theatre will present this beloved cult classic, created by Howard Ashman and Alan Menken (Disney's The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, and Aladdin), from October 4th through October 20th at Sol Theatre in Boca Raton. The production will feature a roster of talented young actors and Sol Troupe members.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019
Initial casting has been announced for the UK premiere of Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella. The star-studded line up of West End favorites is led by Christine Allado (Prince of Egypt, Hamilton andIn The Heights) who will star as the titular Ella, alongside Jodie Jacobs (Unexpected Joy, Bananaman and Lizzie) as Charlotte, Dean John-Wilson (Cruel Intentions, The King & I and Aladdin) as Jean-Michel, Cedric Neal (Back To The Future, The View UpStairs and Motown The Musical) as Lord Pinkleton, Dianne Pilkington (Only Fools and Horses, Young Frankenstein and Wicked) as Marie, Zoe Rainey (Kiss Me Kate, An American in Paris andRomeo & Juliet) as Gabrielle and Jac Yarrow (Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and Winner of the 2019 Stage Debut Award) as Prince Topher.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019
Starting September 20th Elm Street Cultural Arts Village goes somewhere that's green with opening night of Little Shop of Horrors, a musical that has devoured the hearts of theatre goers for over 30 years. Meek floral assistant Seymour Krelborn stumbles across a new breed of plant he names 'Audrey II' after his coworker crush. The foul-mouthed, R&B-singing carnivore promises unending fame and fortune to Krelborn as long as he keeps feeding it blood. 
by Stage Tube - Sep 16, 2019
Good Morning America featured students from the Fashion Institute of Technology who gave their favorite Disney on Broadway stars a makeover!
by BWW Special - Sep 16, 2019
Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for September 16-22.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2019
Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 9/15/2019.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2019
From the producers that brought audiences Rita, Sue and Bob Too! and The Salon, Regal Entertainments are back with brand-new comedy musical, Achy Breaky Bride this October.