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by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018
The National Theatre have today announced the full cast for Nine Night, Natasha Gordon's critically acclaimed play which will transfer from the National Theatre to the Trafalgar Studios on 1 December 2018 (press night 6 December) in a co-production with Trafalgar Theatre Productions. Natasha Gordon will take the role of Lorraine in her debut play, for which she has recently been nominated for the Best Writer Award in The Stage newspaper's 'Debut Awards'. She is joined by Oliver Alvin-Wilson (Robert), Michelle Greenidge (Trudy), also nominated in the Stage Awards for Best West End Debut, Hattie Ladbury (Sophie), Rebekah Murrell (Anita) and Cecilia Noble (Aunt Maggie) who return to their celebrated NT roles, and Karl Collins (Uncle Vince) who completes the West End cast.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017
See the brand-new slate of upcoming events at Auditorium Theatre:
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018
The State Opera of South Australia's 2019 season boasts the most powerful and impressive program in recent times thanks to a new artistic and executive leadership for the company.
by Stage Tube - Sep 27, 2018
Leading lady Patti Murin recently stopped by the Elvis Duran and the Morning Show, where she of course chatted all things Frozen and even joined the entire morning show crew for a special performance.  Watch below as they take on 'Summer Nights' from Grease!
by Danielle Ashley - Oct 9, 2017
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Elsie Fest, FRANKENSTEIN and MY LINGERIE PLAY open, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017
Erin Mackey (IN TRANSIT, WICKED) and Wade McCollum (ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES ME) will lead a private reading of TILL SOON, ANNE, a new musical with book and lyrics by Christine Toy Johnson and music by Bobby Cronin on Friday, October 6.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2017
The Martina Arroyo Foundation's 13th Annual Gala, a celebration of Prelude to Performance, Role Class and Outreach Programs, will be held on Monday, November 13, 2017 beginning 6:30pm in the Grand Salon of the JW Marriott Essex House, 160 Central Park South, NYC.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018
The Minty Organization for the Performing Arts, the non-profit which oversees The Minty Awards, has announced honorees for the 6th Minty Awards Dinner Gala to be held Thursday, January 17 at 7:00pm at Nicotra's Ballroom, The Hilton Garden Inn.
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Oct 18, 2018
Coincidiendo con el estreno VIP de WEST SIDE STORY que tendra lugar esta noche en el Teatro Calderon de Madrid, repasamos algunos de los mejores momentos de la carrera de su protagonista, Talia del Val, que da vida a Maria
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017
On November 17, 2017, the Auditorium Theatre and popular Chicago vocalist Joan Curto celebrate the legacies and centennials of vocal icons Ella Fitzgerald and Lena Horne with Ella & Lena: The Ladies and Their Music, an evening created and directed by Curto.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017
In 1952, the famous dancer, singer and film star Fred Astaire teamed up with the brilliant pianist Oscar Peterson and an all-star jazz sextet to record jazz versions of many of the songs that he helped introduce and make famous in the 1930s and '40s.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2018
Ghostlight Records has announced the release of Lerner & Loewe's Brigadoon - New York City Center 2017 Cast Recording in physical, digital and streaming formats on Friday, December 7. Brigadoon has book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe. Released to celebrate both the 70th anniversary of the original production of the show and the Alan Jay Lerner Centennial, the recording is based on the New York City Center Annual Gala Production, which was directed and choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon, with Jack Viertel serving as artistic advisor. Brigadoon stars Kelli O'Hara, Patrick Wilson and Stephanie J. Block, and features the Encores! Orchestra led by Music Director Rob Berman
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017
It's the hard-knock life! Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, presents the hit Broadway Tony Award-winning musical Annie. A friendly reminder that performances begin tomorrow, Wednesday, November 22, 2017, at 7:00 p.m., for a limited run through Sunday, December 31, 2017, at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive) in Millburn, NJ.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2017
Repasamos la carrera de la actriz que interpretara el papel de Mary en EL MEDICO, el nuevo musical que se presenta en version sinfonica el mes que viene en Sevilla.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2017
Danny Gardner, currently starring opposite Ashley Spencer in Signature's CRAZY FOR YOU, takes us behind the scenes with him today on Instagram!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017
On November 17, 2017, the Auditorium Theatre and popular Chicago vocalist Joan Curto celebrate the legacies and centennials of vocal icons Ella Fitzgerald and Lena Horne with Ella & Lena: The Ladies and Their Music, an evening created and directed by Curto.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2018
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Ben Lohrberg's New York and Feinstein's/54 Below cabaret debut in Dream with Me. With his charming wit and "powerful, yet sweet vibrato" (Revue West Michigan), Ben sings the music of Leonard Bernstein, Jeff Buckley, Harry Nilsson, Stephen Sondheim, and many others to create a rich tapestry of dreams sure to ease your mind and melt your heart. Joining Ben for his solo debut will be special guest Erin Mackey.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2017
The producers of IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS have announced full casting for the North American Tour of IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS.
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 9, 2018
All the glamour and excitement of a Cafe Carlyle opening night happened last night as Billy Stritch seated at the piano announced, (after the bands opening instrumental 'Lady Be Good') 'Ladies and Gentlemen Linda Lavin!'
by Stephi Wild - May 31, 2018
Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: The Boys in the Band officially opens on Broadway tonight, and more!
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018
Casting is complete for the Encores! Off-Center production of Songs for a New World with the addition of television actor and Encores! alum Colin Donnell (Lady, Be Good!; Merrily We Roll Along; Follies).
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2018
The John W. Engeman Theater announces the cast and creative team for SINGIN' IN THE RAIN. Performances begin on Thursday, May 17 at 8:00pm and run through Sunday, July 1, 2018.
by Melissa Giordano - May 23, 2018
Singin' In The Rain, the classic Tony nominated musical based on the wildly famous MGM film, is certainly a must see among theatre attendees. With a Screenplay by Betty Comden & Adolph Greene and Music by Naico Herb Brown & Arthur Freedes, the incarnation at Northport's John W. Engeman Theatre will surely have you leaving the theatre with a smile. Running through July 1st, closing out their dazzling 11th season, the delightful incarnation is strongly directed by Engeman vet Drew Humphrey.
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2018
The John W. Engeman Theater announces the cast and creative team for SINGIN' IN THE RAIN. Performances begin on Thursday, May 17 at 8:00pm and run through Sunday, July 1, 2018.
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2018
GFour Productions, winner of 44 Tony Awards and 54 Drama Desk Awards, proudly brings the international hit show Menopause The Musical to Long Wharf Theatre (222 Sargent Drive) in New Haven, Conn., for a limited engagement Friday, June 15 through Sunday, July 1. Tickets are on sale now and available at the Long Wharf Theatre Box Office, www.longwharf.org, or by calling (203) 787-4282. Greater discounts for groups of 10+ available by calling (203) 772-8202.
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 20, 2018
Experience the glitz and glamour of Hollywood's golden age. It's 1927 and Don Lockwood and Lina Lamont are the toast of Tinseltown - until 'talkies' come on the scene. Of course, you remember Gene Kelly splashing his way through the famous MGM film - the greatest movie musical ever made. But have you seen it live?
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 20, 2018
Experience the glitz and glamour of Hollywood's golden age. It's 1927 and Don Lockwood and Lina Lamont are the toast of Tinseltown - until 'talkies' come on the scene. Of course, you remember Gene Kelly splashing his way through the famous MGM film - the greatest movie musical ever made. BroadwayWorld is taking you inside the opening night after party. Check out photos below!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 28, 2018
Batter up! Frozen's resident Princess Anna, Patti Murin and Tony Award-winner Kelli O'Hara revealed some exciting news on Twitter this evening.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2018
The Muny announced today that Tony and Grammy Award- winning artist Heather Headley and Tony, Emmy and Golden Globe Award-nominated artist Matthew Morrison will serve as co-hosts for The Muny's historic Centennial Gala show, An Evening with the Stars, May 18, 2018 at 9:15 p.m. at The Muny.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2018
The York Symphony Orchestra will present April in Paris on Saturday, April 7 at 7:30 p.m. at the Appell Center for the Performing Arts in York. The performance will feature guest conductor, Kelly Corcoran, who was named "Best Classical Conductor" in 2015 by the Nashville Scene, and world-class vocalist, Mandy Barnett. Single tickets starting at $9 for adults and $5 for students are available online at www.YorkSymphony.org and by calling 717-846-1111.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2018
Musicals Tonight!, the brainchild of founder Mel Miller, will take its final bow with their 100th revival and New York Premiere of Calamity Jane. The musical western plays a limited engagement March 13th through March 25th at the Lion Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42 Street). Tickets are $45 and can be purchased through www.telecharge.com or by calling (212) 239-6200 and at the Lion Theatre Box Office.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2018
NEW LIGHT THEATER PROJECT presents Douglas Sills (Tony nominee Scarlet Pimpernel) in a staged reading of Deception by Brian Christopher Williams, on March 19, 2018, in Midtown Manhattan at 1pm and 5pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018
GFour Productions, winner of 44 Tony Awards and 54 Drama Desk Awards, proudly brings the international hit show Menopause The Musical® to Long Wharf Theatre (222 Sargent Drive) in New Haven, Conn., for a limited engagement Friday, June 15 through Sunday, July 1. Tickets are on sale now and available at the Long Wharf Theatre Box Office, www.longwharf.org, or by calling (203) 787-4282. Greater discounts for groups of 10+ available by calling (203) 772-8202.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018
BroadwayWorld has learned Douglas Sills will play Chief of Staff Bob Alexander in the new musical DAVE, premiering at Arena Stage this summer!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jul 8, 2018
'I keep saying that I forgot that I know how to act, as opposed to making faces and appropriate gestures... It's a fairytale, sure. But it's a story that has to be told in a clear and concise way. [Michael Grandage] was the first person to tell me, 'You have to make it truthful. Don't just do things.' So Anna is rooted very deeply in truth.'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2018
Casting has been announced for Musicals Tonight!'s 20th Spring Season opener of Rodgers and Hart's The Boys From Syracuse, the comedy farce about mistaken identity, as adapted by George Abbott.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2018
Tommy Tune, Broadway's tallest tapper, returns to the Feinstein's at the Nikko stage on Sunday, March 18 at 4 & 7 p.m.- dancing, singing and tale-telling. The ten-time Tony Award winner takes an autobiographical stroll, celebrating 50 plus years of big time showmanship! From his arrival in New York City as a fresh-faced kid from Texas, through his most popular roles on stage and screen, to his ascension as one of Broadway's most accomplished director-choreographers. Accompanied by Michael Biagi, his music director for nearly four decades, the evening features Tune's personal renditions of standards by Irving Berlin, Kurt Weill, Cole Porter, Johnny Mercer, Burt Bacharach, the Gershwins, Carole King, Green Day and more. Tickets for Tommy Tune range in price from $60-$100 and are available now by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketfly.com.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2018
Back by popular demand,  Musicals Tonight!'s production of Cole Porter's Anything Goes returns to The Lion Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42 Street) for a  limited engagement February 27th through March 11th.  Anything Goes is helmed by Casey Colgan who returns to the production as director and choreographer.     Tickets are $45 and can be purchased through www.telecharge.com or by calling (212) 239-6200.
by Danielle Gutierrez - Feb 24, 2018
FROZEN had its first preview last night, February 22 at the St. James Theater! Starring Patti Murin and Caissie Levy as beloved Disney heroines Anna and Elsa, the musical is set for a March 22 opening. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018
Broadway actress Charissa Bertels and British-born theatre writer Ed Bell will present BY THE NUMBERS, an evening of songs and stories from both sides of the Atlantic, on March 3 at Brasserie Zedel in London.
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Feb 21, 2018
Hoy es el decimo aniversario del estreno de la gira nacional de HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL en el Auditorio de Roquetas de Mar, produccion de Stage Entertainment en colaboracion con Disney Theatrical que recorrio las principales ciudades espanyolas, realizando entre ellas una estancia de tres meses en el Teatro Lope de Vega de Madrid y dos cortas paradas en el Teatre Tivoli de Barcelona.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018
Musicals Tonight! Presents it's 100th revival with the New York Premiere of the musical western Calamity Jane, which will play a limited engagement March 13th through March 25th at the Lion Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42 Street).  Tickets are $45 and can be purchased through www.telecharge.com or by calling (212) 239-6200 and at the Lion Theatre Box Office.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2018
Musicals Tonight!'s 20th Anniversary Spring Season opener of Rodgers and Hart's The Boys From Syracuse, begins performances Tuesday, February 13th at The Lion Theatre on Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street).  The comedy farce about mistaken identity, as adapted by George Abbott, will play a limited engagement through February 25th.  The Boys From Syracuse is directed and choreographed by Jonathan Cerullo who has given the musical a  fresh new take with men cast in almost all of the female roles for the very first time.  Tickets are $45 and can be purchased through www.telecharge.com or by calling (212) 239-6200.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2017
The 2018 Janet and Mark L. Goldenson Broadway Concert Series at Rubicon Theatre Company kicks off with five intimate concerts by award-winning stars of the Great White Way, including Tony Award-winner FAITH PRINCE (Guys and Dolls), L.A. Drama Critics Circle Award-winner JASON GRAAE (RTC's Return to the Forbidden Planet, Falsettos), Helen Hayes Award-winners DAVID BURNHAM (The Light in the Piazza) and TAMI TAPPAN (RTC's Streetcar Named Desire, Miss Saigon), husband-and-wife duo MEGAN MCGINNIS and ADAM HALPIN (Daddy Long Legs), Ovation nominee ERIC KUNZE (Evita), and Nashville-based singer MELISSA HAMMANS (Back to the Garden).
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018
Porchlight Music Theatre welcomed a sold out crowd at the 13th Annual Chicago Sings concert fundraiser; Chicago Sings The MGM Musicals, held Monday, Aug. 20 at 7 p.m., at Second City's UP Comedy Club, 230 W. North Ave, direction by Keely Vasquez, music direction by Porchlight Artistic Associate Beckie Menzie, stage management by Jake Allen Miller and sound design Robert Hornbostel. Monday's event was the company's most successful Chicago Sings to date. Sales from this one-night-only performance benefit Porchlight Music Theatre's youth educational and community outreach programming raising more than $54,000.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2017
The Auditorium Theatre has announced its upcoming shows through January 14, 2018. Scroll down for details!
by Greer Firestone - Apr 25, 2018
Tapper/Singer/Director Maurice Hines and brother Gregory first performed with Ella Fitzgerald at The Flamingo in Vegas. He knew he was in the presence of greatness. Maurice called her 'the greatest singer I have ever heard'.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2018
In the annals of jazz history, few events have been more influential than the Jazz at the Philharmonic concert series, and the album series of the same name. From 1944 to 1957, pioneering impresario, Verve Records founder, Norman Granz organized a series of prestigious all-star concerts that featured a who's-who of the genre's most popular and influential artists. These shows were instrumental in raising jazz's public profile, and were among the first high-profile performances to feature racially mixed bands performing for integrated audiences.
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Apr 20, 2018
A los ya anunciados Paco Arrojo y Miquel Fernandez, se une ahora Talia del Val como invitada especial en el concierto DE BROADWAY A HOLLYWOOD que Geronimo Rauch ofrecera en el Teatro Rialto de Madrid el proximo martes 24 de abril.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018
Patti Murin, who earned a Drama League nomination earlier today, might be leading one of the most popular shows on Broadway, but even stars need a mental health day occasionally. The Frozen star writes in a recent an Instagram post: