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by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019
Producers Matthew Henderson and Neil Gooding are thrilled to present the Australian premiere of the Tony Award winning musical The Bridges of Madison County. Based on the best-selling novel and developed by the Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning creative team of Jason Robert Brown (The Last Five Years, Parade, Songs for a New World) and Marsha Norman (The Secret Garden, The Colour Purple), The Bridges of Madison County will have its Australian Premiere in March 2020 at Hayes Theatre Co. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019
Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre is ready to satisfy your appetite for some deviously delicious fun this fall with Little Shop of Horrors. This Broadway and Hollywood sci-fi smash hit musical opens Oct. 10 for audiences to sink their teeth into through Nov. 17.
by Alan Henry - Sep 30, 2019
The top growing current Broadway musicals were Beetlejuice (5.16%), Freestyle Love Supreme (1.71%), Hadestown (1.31%), Ain't Too Proud (1.25%) and Oklahoma! (1.22%). The top growing current Broadway plays were Slave Play (8.75%), Darren Brown: Secret (7.80%), Betrayal (6.07%), Sea Wall / A Life (1.12%) and To Kill A Mockingbird (0.61%).
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019
East West Players, the nation's longest running theatre of color and largest producer of Asian American theatrical work, is proud to announce a series of special partnerships with Asian AF (the comedy variety show created by Upright Citizens Brigade Member Will Choi), and Crazy Talented Asians (the variety talent showcase created by Singer/Songwriter AJ Rafael) that will bring two multi-day events to the David Henry Hwang Theater in the Little Tokyo district of Downtown Los Angeles.
by Student Blogger: Emily Bonifacio - Sep 30, 2019
What is stage dooring? How do you stage door at a show? How should you behave at the stage door? These were questions I was thinking about as I visited New York this past weekend to see a few shows. I had the absolute privilege to see the Off-Broadway production of Little Shop of Horrors, Aladdin, and Betrayal. Almost every single show I've ever seen on Broadway or Off-Broadway I've tried to stage door at. Stage dooring is a privilege, not a guarantee.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019
Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 9/29/2019.
by BWW Special - Sep 30, 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 9/29/2019.
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 Julie Musbach - Oct 6, 2019
There's one step that, though, that has a number of producers on the fence: the out of town tryout. Some shows manage to make a huge splash out of town, driving pre-sales due to buzz and exposure. Others face delays or suffer financial consequences. And then there are those that transfer from the West End or Off-Broadway. So what's the deal?
by Jeffrey Kare - Oct 4, 2019
Based on Disney's 1992 Academy Award-winning animated film musical of the same name as well as the Arabic folktale from the One Thousand and One Nights, Aladdin follows an Arabian street urchin who steals food in order to support himself. Meanwhile, Princess Jasmine is feeling hemmed in by her father's desire to find her a royal groom. To win over both Jasmine and the Sultan, Aladdin teams up with a genie from a magic lamp he found to disguise himself as a wealthy prince. Yet, the Sultan's Grand Vizier, Jafar, is plotting to take over the throne.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2019
TV favourite Ed Byrne takes a long hard look at himself in hilarious new stand-up show Ed Byrne: If I'm Honesta??
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2019
The DPAC premiere of Disney's Aladdin opens tonight, October 3, 2019, at 7:30 PM for a limited engagement of 4 weeks through Saturday, October 26, 2019, as part of SunTrust Broadway's, 2019 / 2020 season. 
by Carol Kassie - Oct 3, 2019
Sol Children Theatre presents Little Shop of Horrors, the deviously delicious Broadway horror comedy rock sci-fi musical, created by Howard Ashman and Alan Menken (Disney's The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, and Aladdin).  The show will run from October 4th through October 20th at Sol Theatre in Boca Raton. 
by Stage Tube - Oct 2, 2019
Tony Award-honorees, Broadway Inspirational Voices, season Three of a?oeBroadway Our Waya?? uplifts with a danceable and fun a?oeA Whole New Worlda??, featuring an introduction from Academy Award-winning composer Alan Menken
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019
The Sanderson Sisters are back from the dead, and no one wants to miss their return! Jay Armstrong Johnson, Emily Cates, and Danny Marin bring 'I Put A Spell On You: The Return of the Sanderson Sisters' back by popular demand after three years of sold out shows.
by Stage Tube - Oct 2, 2019
Linda Larkin, who voiced Jasmine in Disney's 1992 “Aladdin,” stopped by 'TODAY Show' to share how her character has “given voice to people who felt trapped by their circumstances.” She also talks about what it was like to work with Robin Williams. Watch the clip below!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019
Newsies, the musical that took Broadway by storm, is now playing through October 20 at Paramount Theatre in Aurora. Audiences and critics both agree: Newsies is a hit! Chicago Tribune says you'll be knocked out. WGN's Dean Richards says it's a must see.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019
Single tickets for seven shows in the Fabulous Fox Theatre's 2019 a?" 2020 U.S. Bank Broadway Series will go on sale Monday, October 14 at 10:00 a.m.  Tickets will be available online at MetroTix.com, by phone at 314-534-1111 and in person at the Fox Theatre Box Office for the following shows: SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL; JERSEY BOYS; RIVERDANCE 25th Anniversary Show; RENT; THE BAND'S VISIT; Roald Dahl's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY; CATS.  
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Brian Ames in a?oeCarols And Keysa?? on November 30th. Brian Ames, pianist and composer, mixes the traditional piano bar show with a holiday twist. Kick off the Christmas season with this audience participation show of Traditional Carols, Holiday Classics, and Broadway Hits.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019
Tony Award-winner, Lea Salonga, will take the stage at Blaisdell Comcert Hall on Friday, April 3 and Saturday, April 4, 2020 at 7:30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019
DPAC has announced that beginning October 1st at 9:00 AM, a digital rush lottery will take place for Disney's ALADDIN. The hit Broadway musical will begin performances at DPAC on Wednesday, October 2 for a limited engagement of 4 weeks through Saturday, October 26, as part of SunTrust Broadway's 2019 / 2020 season.