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by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2020
Mrs. Doubtfire is officially in previews on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2020
Irish Repertory Theatre will present Celebrating Our Pal: The Musicals of Harold Prince, this season's Gala Benefit production, which will celebrate the legendary Broadway impresario Harold Prince.
by Matt Tamanini - Mar 8, 2020
MOULIN ROUGE!, JAGGED LITTLE PILL, TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL, GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY, SING STREET. Five of the 10 original musicals to come to Broadway during the 2019-20 season are generally described as 'jukebox musicals' (more on why I have my reservations about calling the last one a jukebox musical later). For some, this subgenre of the modern musical is a blight on the legacies of Rodgers and Hammerstein, Cole Porter, Jerry Herman, Stephen Sondheim, and every other legend who has brought original songs to stage.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2020
London's smoothest late night show has arrived at the Boulevard Theatre. It Might As Well Be Swing is a new regular event in which stars of the West End will join a live 6-piece swing band to perform chart hits and musical theatre favourites as you've never heard them before.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2020
Drury Lane Theatre's 2020/2021 Season includes two Tony Award-winning musicals-the unforgettable Evita, based on the life of Argentinian First Lady Eva Perón, and the treasured Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I. Drury Lane's 66th season also includes the empowering tale of female friendship Steel Magnolias; Forever Plaid, an ode to the best of the 1950s; and the family-friendly dance spectacular Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 5, 2020
Today's top stories: Girl From the North Country opens tonight, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2020
The 10th Annual BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF! honoring 12-time Tony Award-Winning Broadway producer Daryl Roth and hosted by Broadway's Julie Halston (Tootsie, You Can't Take it With You, Sex and the City) took place at the Edison Ballroom, with over 300 guests in attendance.
by Lindsay Kruger - Mar 5, 2020
Pieter-Dirk Uys returns as Bambi Kellermann in the satirical, scandalous and sparkling NEVER TOO NAKED. Coming to the Fugard stage later this month, Uys reveals Bambi's beginnings, journey, and what to expect next from Tannie Evita's younger sister.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2020
Regent's Park Open Air Theatre have today announced the first of their 2020 MOREoutdoor events, held on Sunday evenings during the summer.
by Laura Fuller - Mar 3, 2020
A musical theatre veteran, Yorkshire-born Rachael Wooding has played Meat and Scaramouche in We Will Rock You, Eva Peron in the UK tour of Evita, along with West End productions of Saturday Night Fever, Hairspray and Fame. She was also a semi-finalist on ITV's Britain's Got Talent. Wooding talks to BroadwayWorld about her role as Kit de Luca in Pretty Woman The Musical, which opened this week at the Piccadilly Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2020
The 2020 Oliver Award nominations have been announced!
by Cindy Marcolina - Mar 2, 2020
The theatre stars aligned this past Sunday for the 20th Annual WhatsOnStage Awards at the Prince of Wales Theatre, which shrug off its usual Mormon clothes for the occasion. Marking this huge milestone, the team turned it up a notch and celebrated in style, with Paul Taylor-Mills as a producer.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2020
DIANA is officially in previews on Broadway! Tony Award®-winning director Christopher Ashley (Come From Away) and the writers behind the Tony Award-winning musical Memphis (Joe DiPietro and David Bryan) bring us face-to-face with one of the 20th century's most compelling figures in this landmark musical event, featuring an epic and sweeping contemporary score with music supervision and arrangements by Olivier Award® winner Ian Eisendrath, choreography by Olivier Award winner and Tony Award nominee Kelly Devine, and Diana's iconic style reimagined by six-time Tony Award-winning costume designer William Ivey Long.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2020
Company is officially in previews on Broadway!  Following the engagement in London's West End, the new production of Sondheim and George Furth's landmark American musical, Company, directed by two-time Tony Award® winner Marianne Elliott comes to Broadway starring Tony and Grammy Award® winner Katrina Lenk as Bobbie and two-time Tony Award and two-time Grammy Award winner Patti LuPone as Joanne.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2020
Royal & Derngate today announced that it is releasing a concept album on 27 March for a new digital musical commissioned for online and social media distribution called #ZoologicalSociety and written by multi-award-winners Vikki Stone and Katie Mulgrew. The release will be launched with a live concert performance at BEAM 2020, the UK's leading showcase of new British musical theatre, taking place at Royal & Derngate. In line with the announcement, a short film by award-winning animator Tim Wheatley has been released to introduce each of the musical's characters and the album will be available to stream or to download from all leading streaming services including Spotify, Amazon and Apple alongside Royal & Derngate's website.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2020
Flying Over Sunset is officially in previews on Broadway! The musical, with book and direction by James Lapine, music by Tom Kitt, and lyrics by Michael Korie, and choreography by Michelle Dorrance will open Thursday, April 16.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2020
Burning Coal Theatre Company has announced its 2020 - 2021 season. This season will include A Hundred Words for Snow by Tatty Hennessy (October 8 a?" 25, 2020), Evita by Andrew Lloyd Webber (December 3 a?" 20, 2020), Fifth of July by Lanford Wilson (January 28 a?" February 14, 2021), and Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov (April 8 a?" 25, 2021).
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2020
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW will again present I Wish: The Roles That Could Have Been on April 26, 2020, at 9:30pm. Everyone has dreams that we fear will pass us by.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2020
The starry lineup is set for the next concert in Broadway Sings spinoff series, Broadway Sings: Unplugged. On April 13 at 8pm, (le) Poisson Rouge will present Adele: Unplugged, featuring original, a?oeunpluggeda?? arrangements of the iconic pop star's hits, orchestrated for an acoustic band.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2020
New York Theatre Workshop just celebrated opening night of Endlings, which will play for a limited run through Sunday, March 29, 2020. Endlings is written by Celine Song (Tom & Eliza) and will be directed by Sammi Cannold (Evita at City Center).
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2020
Porchlight Music Theatre has announced its 26th season that includes the 2020 - 2021 Mainstage, Porchlight Revisits and New Faces Sing Broadway series. Porchlight's Mainstage and Porchlight Revisits return to the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street with its annual fundraising concert Chicago Sings Andrew Lloyd Webber launching the season taking place at the Museum of Contemporary Arts, 220. E. Chicago Ave.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2020
At a ceremony tonight at the Prince of Wales Theatre hosted by Jodie Prenger and Tom Read Wilson, the winners of the 20th Annual WhatsOnStage Awards were announced. For the first time this year the event was broadcast live on BBC Radio 2 hosted by Elaine Paige and Paddy O'Connell.
by Peter Nason - Feb 29, 2020
Great voices and incredible sets and lighting cannot hide the weaknesses of the musical.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2020
Drury Lane Theatre announces casting for the iconic Evita, based on the life of Argentinian First Lady Eva Perón. This Tony Award-winning musical features lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and was originally directed by Harold Prince. Drury Lane's production of Evita is directed and choreographed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge and runs April 10 a?" June 14, 2020, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The press opening is scheduled for Thursday, April 23, 2020, at 8:00 p.m.
by TV News Desk - Feb 28, 2020
The NY Kwanzaa Film Festival winner for Best Feature, 'Soul Doctor' will be screened at the Walton Theater (100 Selma Avenue) in Selma, Alabama on Sunday, March 1st at 4:30pm to celebrate Black History Monthand The Selma Bridge Crossing Jubilee, commemorating 'Bloody Sunday,' when a group of about 525 African American demonstrators gathered at Browns Chapel to demand the right to vote.An event that led to the famous Selma Marches led by the late Dr Martin Luther King, Jr. which was a turning point in public support for the Civil Rights movement.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2020
The producers of Bat Out Of Hell a?" The Musical have announced that a special sing-a-long performance will take place during the show's run in Glasgow later this year.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2020
Rehearsals have begun for Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express, on stage March 6 through 15. This 'classic whodunit' takes audiences on a fast paced thrill ride with a train full of suspects, and each one with an alibi! There are twists and turns aplenty in this intrigue-filled story, newly adapted for the stage from Agatha Christie's masterpiece by two-time Tony-nominated playwright Ken Ludwig. This unforgettable mystery takes audiences on a thrilling ride - Just after midnight, a snowdrift stops the Orient Express in its tracks. The luxurious train is surprisingly full for the time of the year, but by the morning it is one passenger fewer. An American tycoon lies dead in his compartment, stabbed a dozen times, his door locked from the inside. Isolated and with a killer in their midst, detective Hercule Poirot must identify the murderer - in case he or she decides to strike again.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2020
Casting has been announced and tickets are now on sale for Starring Buffalo's EVITA, April 3-4 at Shea's 710 Theater. Tony Award-Winner Lena Hall (Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Kinky Boots) will play Eva, joining the previously announced Robi Hager (Spring Awakening, Bye Bye Birdie) as Che, Nicholas Rodriguez (Tarzan, The Sound of Music) as Juan Peron, Darryl Semira (Mamma Mia, Bombay Dreams) as Magaldi and Leah Berst (MusicalFare's Bright Star) as The Mistress. The ensemble features many of Buffalo's best, including Karen Grace Harty, Matthew Iwanski - Jackson, Katy Miner, Ben Michael Moran, Matthew Rivera, Raphael Santos and Alexandria Watts, as well as nearly 100 other Western New York singers, dancers, and musicians.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2020
Visión Latino Theatre Company (VLTC) will kick off their Fifth Season with a remount of Karen Zacarías, Just Like Us. Performances of Just Like Us will be held at Jedlicka Performing Arts Center (3801 S Central Ave, Cicero, IL). Visión Latino Theatre Company, is a 501(c)3 Not for Profit Theatre Company in Chicago, who produce and perform stories that break down racial boundaries. VLTC's mission is to open the minds of their audiences to Latinx struggles and perseverance through theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2020
SCHOOL OF ROCK - THE MUSICAL, Andrew Lloyd Webber's smash hit, award-winning West End show, will embark on a major UK Tour in 2021, visiting Wolverhampton Grand Theatre from Monday 20 a?" Saturday 25 September 2021. On sale information will be announced soon.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2020
The producers of the UK Tour of Bat Out Of Hell a?" The Musical, featuring Jim Steinman and Meatloaf's greatest hits, have announced the return of Sharon Sexton as Sloane and Rob Fowler as Falco (both starred recently in the Mamma Mia! International Tour and the original West End cast of Bat Out Of Hell), and introduce the new stars of the musical: Glenn Adamson (American Idiot) as Strat and Martha Kirby (Grease, Rags the Musical) as Raven.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2020
School of Rock - The Musical, Andrew Lloyd Webber's smash hit, award-winning West End show, will go on a major UK Tour in 2021, opening at the Birmingham Alexandra Theatre on Saturday 13 February 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2020
An annual sold-out event that is an exclusive New York musical theater experience, BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF! featured Broadway stars performing some of their favorite songs and original pieces to benefit the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF). The benefit began as a tribute to Michael Kuchwara, Associated Press theater critic, who died suddenly of pulmonary fibrosis in 2010. Julie Halston, a founding partner of the event, is one of the PFF's leading advocates nationwide and shined as the evening's host (Her Broadway credits include Tootsie, Hairspray, Gypsy, and You Can't Take It With You).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2020
THE GREEN ROOM 42 - the new intimate concert venue dubbed Broadway's 'off-night hotspot' by The New York Times - has announced that Broadway's Eden Espinosa (Wicked, Rent, Falsettos) will extend her acclaimed solo residency 'Unplugged & Unplanned' for three more shows due to popular demand. Originally scheduled to run through Friday, February 28, performances have been added on Friday, March 6 at 9:30 PM; Sunday, March 15 at 7:00 PM; and Sunday, March 22 at 9:30 PM. Inspired by the energy of the new decade, Espinosa is shaking things up to try something she's never done before: a laid-back evening of intimate dialogue, taking requests, special guests, spontaneous moments and off-the-cuff stories. Featuring selections from both of her albums, Broadway hits, pop covers, songs she's never sung before and more, 'Unplugged & Unplanned' delivers a different experience at every performance.
by Abigail Charpentier - Feb 25, 2020
Starting tonight, Feb. 25, Lindsay Pearce will be making her Broadway debut and taking on the role of Elphaba in 'Wicked!' Sam Gravitte will begin his run as Fiyero.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2020
Ahead of the 20th annual WhatsOnStage Awards this Sunday, 1 March, at the Prince of Wales Theatre - hosted by Jodie Prenger and Tom Read Wilson, and for the first time this year broadcast live on BBC Radio 2 hosted by Elaine Paige and Paddy O'Connell a?' WhatsOnStage announce the presenters of the individual awards: Aimie Atkinson, Amy Booth-Steel, Amy Hart, Max Harwood, Tyrone Huntley, John Kani, Oti Mabusi, Danny Mac, Daniel Monks, Vinegar Strokes, Liam Tamne, Giles Terera, Faye Tozer and Susan Wokoma. In addition, Maureen Beattie will present the Equity Award for Services to Theatre; and Elaine Paige will present the BBC Radio 2 Audience Award for Best Musical.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2020
Broadway March Madness is coming to THE BLACK BOX, the region's premier theater, music, and event venue in downtown Franklin. Stars of Broadway will be in residence at THE BLACK BOX throughout the month of March.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2020
A galaxy of stars will be performing on March 2, 2020 from 6 pm to 9 pm to celebrate TADA! Youth Theater's 35th Anniversary Gala at Tribeca 360, located at 10 Desbrosses Street in Manhattan.
by Courtney Symes - Feb 24, 2020
Over the second weekend of February, thousands of students and educators from around the globe gathered at the 4th annual Junior Theatre Festival (JTF) West here in Sacramento. For many, the highlight was hearing the incredible voices that come to the Festival each year to share their experiences and hard-earned wisdom. One such voice was best-selling author Jodi Picoult, who believes in the mission of the Junior Theatre Festival so much that she strives to be at both the Atlanta and Sacramento events each year. This year, however, was even more special. The musical, Between the Lines, which is based on a book written by Picoult and her daughter, Samantha van Leer, opens Off-Broadway on April 21. Much of the talent responsible for bringing the novel to the stage was at JTF West talking about their journey and showcasing songs for the first time for the lucky young thespians. Included were composing team Elyssa Samsel and Kate Anderson, Tony-nominated director Jeff Calhoun, and book writer (and JTF founder) Timothy Allen McDonald. Broadway World Sacramento was able to sit down with Picoult and speak to her about the challenges of getting a show to Off-Broadway, women in theatre, and all things Between the Lines.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2020
The Lyric Stage Company of Boston has announced its 2020-21 season, the first full season under new Artistic Director, Courtney O'Connor. 2 musicals, 5 plays, all directed by women.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2020
On Saturday, February 22, legendary composer Andrew Lloyd Webber brought his good friend Glenn Close to see his new show at Paper Mill Playhouse, Unmasked: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 24, 2020
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Bernadette Peters, Sierra Boggess, Orfeh, and more will perform at Broadway Belts for PFF! tonight, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2020
The 10th Annual BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF! will take place on Monday, February 24 at the Edison Ballroom. Hosted by Broadway's Julie Halston (Tootsie, You Can't Take it With You, Sex and the City) and directed by Carl Andress (The Confession of Lily Dare), this year's gala event will honor multi-award winning Broadway producer Daryl Roth. Tickets can be purchased at BroadwayBeltsforPFF.org
by Nicholas Pontolillo - Feb 20, 2020
On February 15, Port Jefferson's Theatre Three premiered their production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and it couldn't have opened at a better time. We are currently living in very trying times, and this production is the right remedy that will definitely get your spirits up.
by Colin Fleming-Stumpf - Feb 19, 2020
There is perhaps no greater contributor to the musical theatre art form than Andrew Lloyd Webber (Phantom of the Opera, Evita, Cats, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, etc.), and perhaps no more generation-defining contribution than Jesus Christ Superstar. Now celebrating its 50th anniversary, Rochesterians can once again be reminded why this stylish musical is iconic and timeless.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2020
THE CHOIR OF MAN returns to the US for their second North American tour, making their Sarasota debut on Tuesday, March 17 at 8 p.m. Known across the globe as a?oethe ultimate-feel good show,a?? THE CHOIR OF MAN offers up 90 minutes of indisputable joy! It's a party. It's a concert. It's a pint-filled good time that combines hair-raising harmonies, high-energy dance and foot-stomping choreography. The multi-talented cast of nine handsome blokes sings everything a?" pub tunes, pop, Broadway, classic rock a?" all to roof-raising heights. It's the best singing, dancing, stomping, concert pub-crawl you'll ever attend.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2020
Skylight Music Theatre today announced the cast and creative team for the staged concert version of Evita, running March 20-29, 2020 in Skylight's beautiful Cabot Theatre at the Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N. Broadway, in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2020
Last night, fifteen Broadway stars were featured in Broadway Sings Queen, the latest concert in the Broadway Sings concert series at Sony hall. The tribute concerts take the music of well-known music icons and create new, unique arrangements and orchestrations by twisting the style to fit the strength of the performer. The Sony Hall series will continue on June 29 with Broadway Sings Taylor Swift and with their spinoff series at (le) poisson rouge, Adele: Unplugged, on April 13.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 17, 2020
Today's top stories: MCP presents its one-night Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat concert tonight at Lincoln Center, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2020
As it approaches its much-anticipated Australian premiere in Sydney in July, Frozen is thrilled to announce the two exceptional performers that have been cast in the lead roles of Elsa and Anna.