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by Stephen Mosher - May 8, 2020
Beloved music and theater maestro John McDaniel has decided to have some fun online and it all starts Mother's Day at 3 pm EST
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2020
In response to the stay-at-home orders caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, BAMtheatre has reimagined its musical theatre-focused programming through BAM @ a Distance, a host of virtual classes and activities to keep students connected.
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2020
Get to know the Next on Stage top 15 contestants! Meet college student Willem Butler!
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2020
This week's episode of Manoa Valley Theatre's new live streaming video series called MVT Live, features three dynamic and exciting talents.
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2020
You voted, here they are! In no particular order, meet our top 15 in the high school category.
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2020
SMASH is setting its sights on Broadway with a creative dream team and an official title of SMASH, A New Musical. The news was announced today by Steven Spielberg, Robert Greenblatt and Neil Meron who will serve as lead producers. They are developing a live stage adaptation inspired by the NBC series of the same name on which they all worked together.
by Stephen Mosher - May 20, 2020
The Broadway star proved he is a cabaret and concert star, too, with this 2013 live concert recording.
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2020
Coronado Playhouse has announced more changes to its current 2020 season due to the COVID-19 epidemic.
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2020
The Australian Premiere of HEAD OVER HEELS in July this year has been postponed due to ongoing advice issued by the Federal Government to prevent the spread of COVID-19. HEAD OVER HEELS, a bold new musical comedy from the visionaries behind Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Avenue Q, Next To Normal and Spring Awakening, will be rescheduled for the 2021 Hayes Theatre Co season, with specific dates announced later this year.
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2020
Chaining Zero, a new musical, continues its successful series Chaining Zero Sessions, a web based concert series featuring songs from the show performed by top Broadway and Nashville talent.
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2020
Due to the mandates of city government and health officials, Playhouse on the Square has made the decision to cancel the performances of Little Shop of Horrors, Mississippi Goddamn, and St. Paulie's Delight, which were set to close the 2019-2020 season. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2020
On Monday, April 6th, 2020, at 9:30PM, MT Shorts, the premiere platform for musical short films, will celebrate those that came before them by paying homage to the great movie musicals of the last century. This one-night-only event, at Feinstein's/54 Below, will include a sneak peak preview of MT Shorts' upcoming film 'Still Here' written by Ben Roseberry and Chip Klose and directed by Kaye Tuckerman, featuring a clip from the movie and Roseberry debuting one of the songs live.
by TV News Desk - Mar 4, 2020
Variety reports that Adam Shankman is set to direct a sequel to 'Hocus Pocus' for Disney Plus. Shankman is best known for helming the critically-acclaimed 'Hairspray' musical film adaptation.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2020
Broadway In Chicago announced their new social media program, Around Broadway In 80 Days. In the wake of the cancellation of The Jimmy Awards® (the national program) and the Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards (the regional program), the initiative will celebrate and provide a virtual stage for all the participants that were unable to perform in the 2020 IHSMTA event. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2020
Kerry Butler took to twitter to share that she will be hosting a free online watercolor class!
by Stage Tube - Mar 26, 2020
​​​​​​Tony Award-winner Norbert Leo Butz took to social media today to deliver a favorite song from the musical Big Fish called 'Daffodils'.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2020
The Broadway community reacts to the passing of legendary playwright, Terrence McNally.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2020
Aaron Tveit has revealed in an Instagram post that he has tested positive for COVID-19. He shared that he has been in quarantine since the Broadway shut down on Thursday, March 12th.
by Stage Tube - Mar 22, 2020
As part of Feinstein's/54 Below's 54 Below at Home series, they are debuting previously unreleased videos from their vault. Their most recent video is of Norbert Leo Butz singing 'Fight the Dragons' from Big Fish.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2020
On this day in 2013, the new musical Hands On A Hardbody opened on Broadway at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2020
To pass the time in self-quarantine, Tony Award-winner has hit the piano to learn all his favorite Bruce Springsteen tunes!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2020
Casa Mañana introduces new Online Academy to its education program, connecting industry professionals directly with aspiring theatre students. Students can take classes from Broadway veterans in subjects like vocal techniques, building your audition book, choreography, acting for film or how to best use social media. Private voice lessons are also available. Classes available for ages 3 a?" 19.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2020
Get to know the Next on Stage top 15 contestants! Meet high schooler Terrence Bogan!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2020
Desert Stages Theatre announces new Master Classes in June for teen artists!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 18, 2020
Today's top stories: BroadwayHD will stream a free Falsettos sing-along, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2020
Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) will present the June Panel Life on Hold, and What We Do in the Meantime on Thursday, June 25, 2020 via Zoom.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2020
PAWS/LA, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit agency serving people and pets in need, has announced a one night only benefit event a?" Barrett Foa Has Friends! a?" on Monday, February 24, at 8pm. This very special evening of cabaret at Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood will feature performances by Foa and some of his most talented friends, including Broadway favorites Laura Bell Bundy, Alex Ellis, Carly Hughes, Chris Mann, and Adam Pascal, with more to be announced. Musical director is Doug Peck, Andrew Carlberg is producer, and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is the presenting sponsor.
by Andee Shuster - Feb 8, 2020
This February, Montreal audiences will be able to get a taste of Hollywood's pre-talkie era through Cote Saint-Luc Dramatic Society's (CSLDS) production of Kaufman and Connelly's comedic play, Merton of the Movies.
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
Musical Theatre West (MTW) brings Jerry Herman's musical masterpiece Mame to Southern California for a three-week run at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center March 27 a?" April 12.  Based on the novel, Auntie Mame by Patrick Dennis and the play Auntie Mame by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, Mame lavishly delivers one of theater's all-time great heroines in a brassy, tuneful, hilarious and touching fashion.  Tickets are available at www.musical.org, by calling (562) 856-1999, or at the Musical Theatre West Ticket Office.  Tickets start at $20.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2020
STICKS & STONES, a new musical with music by Grammy/Emmy winner John McDaniel (The Rosie O'Donnell Show, Catch Me If You Can, Annie Get Your Gun) and book/lyrics by Scott Logsdon (Les Misérables, Joyce Jackson's Guide to Dating) was given a private reading/presentation on Monday, February 25th at Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee.
by BWW Special - Feb 21, 2020
BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Be More Chill in London, Hamilton in LA and More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2020
PAWS/LA, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit agency serving people and pets in need, will present a one night only benefit event - Barrett Foa Has Friends! - on Monday, February 24, at 8pm. This very special evening of cabaret at Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood will feature performances by Foa and some of his most talented friends, including Broadway favorites Alex Ellis, Carly Hughes, Chris Mann, and Adam Pascal. Also, music group The Levenbirds have been set to make a special appearance. Musical director is Doug Peck, Andrew Carlberg is producer, and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is the presenting sponsor.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2020
From Singin' In The Rain to The Greatest Showman and everything in between, get out your tap shoes and butter up your popcorn because for one-night-only, Feinstein's/54 Below is taking you to the movies! On Monday, April 6th, 2020, at 9:30PM, MT Shorts, the premiere platform for musical short films, will celebrate those that came before them by paying homage to the great movie musicals of the last century.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2020
The Broadway community mourns the loss of multiple Tony Award® winning producer Margo Lion, who died on January 24, 2020 at age 75. To commemorate her life and work, the Committee of Theatre Owners will dim the lights of the Jujamcyn Theatres (the Al Hirschfeld, August Wilson, Eugene O'Neill, St. James, and Walter Kerr Theatres) where Ms. Lion often collaborated and worked; as well as the American Airlines, Bernard Jacobs, Helen Hayes, Neil Simon, New Amsterdam, Lincoln Center, Lyric Theatre, and Samuel J. Friedmans; in New York for one minute on Saturday, February 29 at exactly 7:45pm.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2020
Tony, Grammy, and Emmy Award-winning and seven-time Oscar-nominated composer and lyricist Marc Shaiman comes to the Music Conservatory of Westchester for a one night only event on Thursday, April 16 at 7pm! Broadway fans will experience an intimate performance and conversation with the maestro behind Hairspray, Charlie & the Chocolate Factory, Catch Me If You Can, Mary Poppins Returns, and more incredible musical stage and screen favorites.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2020
Purchase College, State University of New York's Broadway Technical Theatre History Project, will present the Ninth Annual Broadway technical 'Backstage Legends and Masters Award' to theater legend, William M. (Bill) Mensching on Monday, April 20, 2020 at 7 p.m. at The Performing Arts Center on campus, located at 735 Anderson Hill Road in Purchase, NY. This free event will be recorded and archived for future viewing.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 19, 2020
Today's top stories: get a first look at new cast members in Frozen, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2020
The second show of Pocket Sandwich Theatre's 40th season, opens February 21 and running through March 21, is Catch Me If You Can, by Jack Weinstock and Willie Gilbert, based on the play by Robert Thomas.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2020
The Circuit Playhouse, Inc., parent company to The Circuit Playhouse, TheatreWorks at the Square, and Playhouse on the Square have announced their 2020-2021 Season.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2020
Arena Stage has announced its 2020/21 Season, which is set to include five world premieres, four plays and three musicals, including a Corbin Bleu-led Catch Me If You Can.
by Patrick Honoré - Feb 18, 2020
The team that just brought us The Adventures of Tom Sawyers, which had two runs, last season are already back at Théâtre Magador with a new musical: Around the World in 80 Days.
by TV News Desk - Feb 18, 2020
Deadline reports that two time Tony-winning actor Norbert Leo Butz has joined the cast of NBC's upcoming sci-fi pilot, 'Debris.' He stars alongside Jonathan Tucker and Riann Steele.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2020
Complete casting has been announced for The 5th Avenue Theatre's new production of Sister Act, which begins rehearsals today.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2020
The 2019 WATCH Award winners were announced on April 4th, 2020. The ceremony was canceled due to the current health crisis, but the announcement was published online. 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2020
Southern California's 3-D Theatricals' 3D+U has announced its special guests for 3D+U's free FANTASTICAL FRIDAYS for Friday, May 1.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2020
Norbert Leo Butz took to Instagram to share a video of himself and his daughters playing (on guitar and piano) and singing Sia's Cheap Thrills!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2020
Circle Theatre Virtual Fundraising Events are for everyone: our patrons, volunteers, staff, community, and family near and far.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2020
Dallas Summer Musicals (DSM) has announced the 2020 nominees for the 9th Annual DSM High School Musical Theatre Awards (HSMTA).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2020
We've been compiling videos from college seniors all around the country for our new daily showcase series. Although their performances were cancelled, the show must go on-- virtually!