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by Aliya Al-Hassan - Sep 7, 2018
It's now three years since Kinky Boots strutted its way into the West End. Based on a true story, the show follows Charlie Price who turns his father's failing shoe factory into a success by making outrageous thigh-high boots, after a chance meeting with drag queen Lola. From Mid September, a new production heads off on tour around the country and 12 January 2019 will see the final West End Show.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018
BroadwayWorld has learned that the sold-out hit Off-Broadway musical BE MORE CHILL will be transferring to Broadway later this season.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018
We've been HACKED!! BroadwayWorld's Instagram account has been taken over by Will Roland, cast member of the newly announced, Broadway bound musical, Be More Chill. Roland, along with fellow cast members, have taken over several other Broadway news outlets' instagram accounts, in a complete social media takeover! You can check out Roland's takeover here.
by Stage Tube - Sep 5, 2018
It was reported today that the teen musical sensation Be More Chill will open on Broadway in 2019. See footage from inside the show's company meeting, where the team broke the news of their Broadway upgrade to a very excited cast. See the video below!
by Peter Nason - Sep 18, 2018
Laura Benanti discusses her favorite shows (including 'The Muppets Christmas Carol') and what to expect from her upcoming Sarasota performance: 'A fun, relaxed evening of stories and song that appeal to all ages.'
by TV News Desk - Sep 13, 2018
Today the Global Down Syndrome Foundation (Global) announced film stars Colin Farrell and Zack Gottsagen will receive Global's Quincy Jones Exceptional Advocacy Award (Q Award), as well asits initial celebrity lineup for the 10th Anniversary of the Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show. The marquee event is the largest Down syndrome fundraiser in the world and will be held during Down Syndrome Awareness Month on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, 1550 Court Place in Denver.
by TV News Desk - Oct 9, 2018
Today the Global Down Syndrome Foundation (Global) announced academy-award nominee and Marvel's “Hawkeye” Jeremy Renner, Super Bowl 50 MVP Von Miller, award-winning actor and Global board member John C. McGinley and supermodel and actress Amanda Booth will join its celebrity lineup for this year's 10th Anniversary of the Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show. The 10th Anniversary will underscore and celebrate a decade of beauty and achievement. The marquee event is the largest Down syndrome fundraiser in the world and will be held during Down Syndrome Awareness Month on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, 1550 Court Place in Denver.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018
In 2019 Elmer the Patchwork Elephant celebrates his 30th Birthday and will be heading out on an extensive tour across the UK. The brand-new Live stage adaptation is based on the classic children's book series by David McKee and opens in The Churchill Theatre Bromley on 17th January 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2018
Just in from Deadline, Shawn Levy's 21 Laps and Greg Berlanti's Berlanti Productions companies have been chosen as the producers for a future movie adaption of the Broadway-bound Be More Chill. No timetable has yet been set, and now that producers have been found, the hunt will be on for a film studio. 
by Fiona Scott - Oct 11, 2018
First Lady of the West End, Kerry Ellis, has teamed up with 1000 West End Stage summer school students for a special recording of 'A Million Dreams' from the hit film, The Greatest Showman, which is now available on iTunes.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2018
Enjoy two tickets to Be More Chill at the Lyceum Theatre with a backstage meet & greet.
by Stage Tube - Nov 30, 2018
Last night, Will Roland and Joe Iconis hosted a watch party for the release of the music video for Be More Chill's 'Loser Geek Whatever.' Did you miss the live stream? Check out the full watch party below!
by Stage Tube - Nov 30, 2018
Ghostlight Records has announced the release of "Loser Geek Whatever" - the brand-new single from the Broadway-bound musical sensation BE MORE CHILL - performed by its acclaimed star, Will Roland. "Loser Geek Whatever" was written for the recent Off Broadway production and proved to be a popular fan favorite and the show's breakout showstopper.
by Stage Tube - Nov 29, 2018
Broadway bound Be More Chill is hosting a watch party tonight at midnight EST! Be sure to check out the video below to join Will Roland and Joe Iconis in gettin an upgrade!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2018
Be More Chill is headed to Broadway with a brand new look! Check out the new show art below, plus hear from Joe Iconis and more on its creation!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2018
Ghostlight Records and Two River Theater will celebrate the vinyl edition of the BE MORE CHILL Original Cast Recording with an exclusive in-store signing and performance at Barnes & Noble on Thursday, December 6 at 7:00 PM. The event will include original cast members featured on the 2015 Two River Theater cast recording: Gerard Canonico, Katlyn Carlson, Stephanie Hsu, Lauren Marcus, and George Salazar. Along with Joe Iconis, who wrote the music and lyrics, they will perform musical selections and sign albums.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2018
Enjoy 2 prime location house seats to Be More Chill on Broadway including a backstage tour, signed window card, and signed vinyl album.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2018
Enjoy two tickets to Be More Chill at the Lyceum Theatre with a backstage meet & greet.
by Martin Ganeider - Jan 9, 2019
A brand new show about the famous circus family dynasty is going to celebrate it's opening night in Switzerland. A stelar cast is going to present the untold story about 200 years of the circus showbusiness. Part of the cast is austrian performer Judith Jandl, former participant of THE VOICE OF GERMANY and well known musical performer. Jandl will be Antonia Staufer in this new production. Staufer joined the circus family against her fathers will and was the first woman to use the term showbusiness in 1803. Before the 'voice to remember' is leaving austria for rehearsals in switzerland, we've got the chance to get together and talk about the upcoming project.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Max Sheldon in "More You Please" on Sunday January 27th, 2019 at 7:00pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019
Gustafer Yellowgold's Live show is a funny and touching multimedia performance of music, colored pencil animations and storytelling. The music and 'moving art' shows are performed by two-time Grammy nominated artist, Morgan Taylor. The upcoming family friendly Sketchfest performance will feature an abridged version of the new Audible Original, 2018 Kids Best Seller, I'm From the Sun: The Gustafer Yellowgold Story along with evergreen fan-favorites.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2019
Artistic Director, Gregory Doran, today announced the Royal Shakespeare Company's (RSC) Winter 2019 season which includes the world stage premiere of a new musical adaptation of The Boy in the Dress, based on the best-selling novel by David Walliams with songs by Robbie Williams and Guy Chambers. The new musical, directed by Gregory Doran, plays for eighteen weeks in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre from November 2019 to March 2020.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 25, 2019
Sometimes as a parent it's important to just 'let it go' and show your children how to be themselves. That's exactly what one dad did when his son wanted to dance to Frozen songs in an Elsa dress.
by Victoria Beal - Jan 24, 2019
BWW Review: THE MISS BEHAVE GAMESHOW at Arts Centre Melbourne
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2019
Ghostlight Records and Two River Theater have announced the release of BE MORE CHILL Karaoke (Original Cast Recording) to celebrate the Broadway-bound musical sensation, available today, Tuesday, January 22. The EP's seven tracks - based on the show's Original Cast Recording - include fan favorites 'More Than Survive,' 'I Love Play Rehearsal,' 'The Squip Song,' 'Two-Player Game,' 'A Guy That I'd Kinda Be Into,' 'Michael in the Bathroom,' and 'The Pitiful Children.' 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2019
Barebones productions kicks off its 2019 Season with The Legend of Georgia McBride. Written by Matthew Lopez and directed by Patrick Jordan, The Legend of Georgia McBride runs from February 14, 2019- March 9, 2010 in the Barebones Black Box in Braddock. The Opening Night performance is Valentine's Day, Thursday February 14m 2019.
by Stage Tube - Jan 2, 2019
Will Roland joined AM to DM by BuzzFeed News this morning to discuss his return to Broadway as the star in the new musical, 'Be More Chill,' his real-life take on high school, how social media has affected theatre, and what Broadway revival he'd love to star in. During the interview he spoke about 1776 saying, 'I love 1776. It's a great show that does not get enough credit. It's all about this short, loud man screaming America into existence.'
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - Jan 18, 2019
Through interviewing a pair of Aladdins and Jasmins, as well as a Genie, the consensus is clear. FL Drama Kids is so much more than learning the steps to putting on a musical. Friendships are forged, confidences built and the instructors/directors create a much-needed, fun and safe haven for kids to be themselves.
by Walter McBride - Jan 17, 2019
This week, the family of Broadway's Be More Chill took a break from play rehearsal to check out their new marquee! See the gang below as they visit their new home!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 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 or call (646) 476-3551.
by Rona Kelly - Jan 16, 2019
An icon of the theatre world, Chita Rivera comes to London next month to play Cadogan Hall for just two concerts. Talking to her about returning to her 'second home', Chita also shares what audiences can expect from the concerts, as well as her journey from having 'never seen a Broadway show' to being presented with the 2018 Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2019
Colt Coeur and WP Theater announce the programming for the annual Parity Plays Festival reading series, which celebrates the work of female and trans playwrights and directors. The festival will consist of four plays by Kate Cortesi, Obehi Janice, Lily Padilla, and WP Lab alum Sylvia Khoury. Parity Plays will take place from February 1-9, 2019 at HERE Arts Center, 145 6th Avenue. Tickets are free, and can be reserved at:
by Stephi Wild - Jan 1, 2019
2018 is coming to a close, and that could only mean one thing...we're gearing up for the new shows coming in 2019! Between now and the Tony Awards, this spring will bring fan favorites like Be More Chill and Hadestown, a much-anticipated revival of Kiss Me, Kate, and many more. BroadwayWorld brings you a look at all of the shows you can get excited for. Mark your calendars now!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2018
Ghostlight Records and Two River Theater celebrate the vinyl edition of the BE MORE CHILL Original Cast Recording with an exclusive in-store signing and performance at Barnes & Noble today, December 6 at 7:00 PM.
by Rona Kelly - Dec 5, 2018
The Royal Shakespeare Company brings their latest season to the Barbican this Winter, made up of Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth and The Merry Wives of Winter. A number of the cast appear in one or two of these shows; Stevie Basaula features in all three, taking on more than ten roles.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2018
From the creators of the Tony-winning Broadway mega-hit comes the groundbreaking novel inspired by Dear Evan Hansen- now available to purchase!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2018
Comedy Central today announced talent and taping information for 12 new half-hour specials, 10 for Season 3 of its Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents... half-hour series and two under the Amy Schumer Presents banner.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2018
Promethean's critically-acclaimed production of Moises Kaufman's historical drama GROSS INDECENCY: THE THREE TRIALS OF OSCAR WILDE, which enjoyed a two-week run in December 2016, will be remounted from February 15 through March 24, 2019 at Strawdog Theatre, 1809 W. Berenice. GROSS INDECENCY, which Promethean Artistic Director Brian Pastor will again direct, will be performed with cross-gender casting in some roles, as it was in the company's earlier production. Promethean Ensemble Member Jamie Bragg will reprise her leading role as Oscar Wilde.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2018
Following its sold-out run Off-Broadway, Be More Chill heads to Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2018
Crossroads Church's popular Christmas show, Awaited, will premiere at the Aronoff Center for the Arts' Procter & Gamble Hall from December 20-23, 2019 (see full schedule below). We are thrilled to bring Awaited next December to this prestigious theater in downtown Cincinnati.
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 29, 2018
Today Robby Clater speaks to BroadwayWorld about making his Broadway debut in a show which takes the true spirit of the iconic film PRETTY WOMAN and brings it to a whole new generation of theater-goers.
by Student Blogger: Miles Yokom - Aug 28, 2018
Finally, after all the waiting you've found yourself in your new home and are getting into the swing of things. I've been there, and I was just as crazed and excited and nervous as you are, so hopefully I can help you out a bit.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2018
Perhaps no show is more chill right now than Be More Chill, which after celebrating a triumphant opening earlier this month, and selling out it's entire run beforehand, has already extended through September 30 at the Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center.
by TV News Desk - Aug 23, 2018
Sam Morril teams up with Amy Schumer to deliver joke after joke in his first one-hour stand-up special. Amy Schumer Presents Sam Morril: Positive Influence makes its world premiere with limited commercial interruption on Friday, September 14 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central and an encore will air on Sunday, September 16 at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT. Working alongside Comedy Central to curate talent, Schumer further proves that good things come in threes with Positive Influence being the third of its kind following Amy Schumer Presents Mark Normand: Don't Be Yourself and Amy Schumer Presents Rachel Feinstein: Only Whores Wear Purple which premiered on Comedy Central on May 12, 2017 and April 23, 2016, respectively.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2018
Hoobastank To Launch Nationwide Fall Tour To Celebrate 15th Anniversary of Landmark Second Album THE REASON
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2018
Tony Award-winning Children's Theatre Company is holding auditions for all student roles for the four-time, Tony Award-winning production of Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical at Mall of America on August 18, 2018 between 9:30am to 3:30pm. CTC is encouraging students of any/all genders, racial backgrounds, abilities, and experience levels to audition. All student roles are being considered for this and other CTC productions through this audition. There will be an additional call-back audition at a later date.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2018
 Be More Chill, the new hit musical has extended by popular demand. Having sold out its entire run prior to opening night, Be More Chill has now extended its limited engagement one week through September 30.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2018
School is starting, and with it often comes anxiety. Today's teens face incredible pressures - from peers and parents, teachers and employers. Social media often inflates the stressors. One local program continues to shift the focus to the positive, with teens driving the messages.