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by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2016
On May 7th, the highly anticipated world premiere of The Shining - a new opera based on Stephen King's 1977 best-selling novel - by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Paul Moravec and librettist Mark Campbell, will be presented by the Minnesota Opera, at the Music Theater at the Ordway in St. Paul, Minnesota. With less than three weeks to go before the curtain rises, all 7,056 seats across The Shining's four performances are sold out and only standing room tickets remain for the production which runs through May 15th.
by Christina Mancuso - May 16, 2016
Goodman Theatre announces Broadway stars John Dossett and Douglas Sills will join the cast of War Paint, a new musical starring two-time Tony Award winners Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole as Helena Rubinstein and Elizabeth Arden, respectively. Dossett will portray Tommy Lewis, Miss Arden's husband and chief marketing officer, and Sills will portray the ambitious Harry Fleming, Madame Rubinstein's clubby confidante and faithful ally.
by Caryn Robbins - May 13, 2016
On this week's edition of the Emmy-nominated series American Songbook at NJPAC - premiering on Sunday, May 15 at 1 p.m. on THIRTEEN (and later in the day at 3:30 p.m. on WLIW21) - we feature Sirius XM Broadway host/pianist Seth Rudetsky & two-time Tony Award-winner Christine Ebersole.
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016
The Encores! production of DO I HEAR A WALTZ?, the romantic, rarely-seen 1965 musical that marked the only collaboration of Richard Rodgers and Stephen Sondheim, opens tonight.
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 9, 2016
Wally Jones, President and Executive Producer, is thrilled to announce that Broadway actor, J. Mark McVey and Tony® nominated actress, Emily Skinner are set to perform at Casa Mañana's 2016 Gala. "We are celebrating 80 years of Casa Mañana and I wanted to bring in high caliber talent to commemorate the occasion," said Jones.
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 7, 2016
This Tuesday in New York City, Circus Road Films and Theatricals & Big Head Productions will present an invite-only reading of a new play The Poets of Amityville by Eugene Pack.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2016
The Jewish Museum presents the first exhibition focused on Isaac Mizrahi, the influential American fashion designer, artist, and entrepreneur, from March 18 to August 7, 2016.
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 29, 2016
The award-winning composer and special guests perform selections from his catalog of stage and screen favorites like 'Magic to Do' from Pippin; 'When You Believe' from the DreamWorks' animated feature, The Prince of Egypt; 'Day By Day' from Godspell and several selections from the Broadway hit Wicked, including 'Defying Gravity.'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016
The Jewish Museum presents the first exhibition focused on Isaac Mizrahi, the influential American fashion designer, artist, and entrepreneur, from March 18 to August 7, 2016.
by Meet the Cast - Mar 17, 2016
Laura Benanti (Amalia), Zachary Levi (Georg), Gavin Creel (Kodaly), Michael McGrath (Sipos), Jane Krakowski (Ilona) and Byron Jennings (Maraczek) star in Roundabout's new Broadway production of SHE LOVES ME, directed by Scott Ellis, choreographed by Warren Carlyle with musical direction by Paul Gemignani. SHE LOVES ME officially opens tonight, March 17, 2016, and runs through July 10, 2016 at Studio 54 on Broadway. Scroll down to learn more about the company and watch interviews with the cast!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016
Relationships are complicated. They evolve over time and look different to everyone involved. Issues that are clear at the end of a relationship may not look like problems at the beginning. THE LAST FIVE YEARS, playing at The Carnegie weekends April 9-24, 2016, explores the relationship of Jamie and Cathy, a young couple struggling to find balance between career and relationship.
by Stage Tube - Jun 29, 2016
Happy Birthday Emily Skinner! Emily Skinner was nominated for a Best Actress TONY Award for the Original Broadway Production of Side Show. Other Broadway credits include the original casts of Jekyll & Hyde, James Joyce's The Dead (with Christopher Walken) The Full Monty, Dinner at Eight (Outer Critics Circle nomination, Drama League Award). Most recently, she starred in the Broadway production of Billy Elliot.
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 29, 2016
NEW YORK FESTIVAL OF SONG (Steven Blier, Artistic Director; Michael Barrett, Associate Artistic Director) has announced its 2016-17 season, including Hot-off-the-press premieres by Adam Guettel, Gabriel Kahane, William Bolcom; A performance of Paul Bowles and James Schuyler's surrealistic and witty Picnic Cantata, a rare, mid-century modern gem;Sumptuous songs of Tchaikovsky and his circle, part of the New York Philharmonic's 'Beloved Friend-Tchaikovsky and his World' Festival; Dazzling comic turns by singer-actors Mary Testa, Lauren Worsham, Hal Cazalet; Two brilliant baritones just entering their prime, American balladeer John Brancy and Russian titan Alexey Lavrov; National Sawdust welcomes the moveable, modern salon NYFOS Next with performances curated by Christopher Cerrone, Gabriela Lena Frank, Kyle Jarrow, Lauren Worsham.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016
The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts announces programming for the 2016-17 season featuring internationally-acclaimed superstars in rock, dance, comedy, and jazz; family shows as part of the Family Discovery Series, returning favorites, the best of touring Broadway, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016
NJTV, New Jersey's public television network, and the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) announced that the 3rd Season of the award-winning American Songbook at NJPAC series will be broadcast on NJTV beginning tonight, January 6, 2016 (check local listings).
by Tyler Peterson - Jan 5, 2016
Producer Daniel Nardicio will present the eclectic and electric Tony Award-winning performer ALAN CUMMINNG in his headlining debut at Carnegie Hall on Monday, February 8 at 8:00 PM. The show Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs with Friends features guest stars Darren Criss and Ricki Lake, in addition to a special performance by the New York City Gay Men's Chorus.
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 3, 2016
We're just three days into the New Year, and we can't wait for all the new shows set to open around the corner from Broadway! Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a look at some of the upcoming plays and musicals from The Public, Classic Stage, Atlantic Theater, Second Stage, Manhattan Theatre Club, Signature Theatre, Roundabout, the Encores! series and more, currently slated to open off-Broadway in 2016!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2016
Anthony Giardina's Off-Broadway smash hit THE CITY OF CONVERSATION, about a Georgetown political hostess, makes its Washington, D.C. debut at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater beginning tonight, January 29. Following his direction of the 2014 world premiere at Lincoln Center Theater, Tony Award winner Doug Hughes returns to direct this political drama spanning three decades, from Carter's presidency through the Reagan era and ending with Obama's inauguration. THE CITY OF CONVERSATION runs through March 6, 2016 in the Fichandler Stage.
by Tyler Peterson - Jan 12, 2016
Kristin Chenoweth, the Tony Award winning star of stage and screen, will join Alan Cumming as a special guest for his headlining debut at Carnegie Hall on Monday, February 8 at 8:00 PM, BroadwayWorld has confirmed.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016
Scroll down for a sneak peek at stage and screen actress Margaret Colin, best known as Eleanor Waldorf on The CW's GOSSIP GIRL and for her roles in Broadway's THE COLUMNIST and ARCADIA, who stars as Georgetown hostess Hester Ferris in the juicy political drama THE CITY OF CONVERSATION, running January 29-March 6, 2016 at Arena Stage!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016
Mother Road Theatre Company, fresh off the sold-out co-production ALL IS CALM: THE CHRISTMAS TRUCE OF 1914, begins 2016 with a beautiful production of CHAPATTI, starring Joanne Camp and Peter Shea Kierst.
by Stephen Sorokoff - Feb 9, 2016
Tony Award-winning performer ALAN CUMMING made his headlining debut at Carnegie Hall last night and BroadwayWorld was there. The show Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs featured guest stars Kristin Chenoweth, Darren Criss and Ricki Lake, in addition to a special performance by the New York City Gay Men's Chorus.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 9, 2016
Tony Award-winning performer ALAN CUMMING made his headlining debut at Carnegie Hall last night with Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs, featuring guest stars Kristin Chenoweth, Darren Criss and Ricki Lake, in addition to a special performance by the New York City Gay Men's Chorus. Below, check out Cumming's performances of 'Somewhere Only We Know,' 'Why,' 'I Don't Care Much,' (featuring Criss on the piano) and more!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016
Kristin Chenoweth, the Tony Award-winning star of stage and screen, joins Alan Cumming as a special guest for his headlining debut at Carnegie Hall tonight, February 8 at 8:00 PM.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016
Anthony Giardina's Off-Broadway smash hit THE CITY OF CONVERSATION, about a Georgetown political hostess, makes its Washington, D.C. debut at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Following his direction of the 2014 world premiere at Lincoln Center Theater, Tony Award winner Doug Hughes returns to direct this political drama spanning three decades, from Carter's presidency through the Reagan era and ending with Obama's inauguration. THE CITY OF CONVERSATION runs now through March 6, 2016 in the Fichandler Stage. The show just celebrated its opening night and BroadwayWorld has photos from the festivities below!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016
BroadwayWorld already announced Alan Cumming's star-studded SAPPY SONGS concert at Carnegie Hall, and we're now excited to report that Yellow Sound Label will release ALAN CUMMING SINGS SAPPY SONGS -- the new solo recording from the eclectic and electric Tony Award-winning performer -- today, February 5, ahead of the event.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016
Mother Road Theatre Company, fresh off the sold-out co-production ALL IS CALM: THE CHRISTMAS TRUCE OF 1914, begins 2016 with a beautiful production of CHAPATTI, starring Joanne Camp and Peter Shea Kierst.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 4, 2016
They could never leave you. Alice Ripley and Emily Skinner are performing together in NYC for the first time in nearly nine years.  The duo received a Tony Award co-nomination for their role(s) as the conjoined twins, Daisy and Violet Hilton, in the original Broadway production of Side Show; separately, Alice and Emily have starred in numerous other Broadway shows including The Full Monty, Next To Normal, Billy Elliot, The Rocky Horror Show, and many more. Additional performances will take place February 4-6 (7PM) and February 6 (9:30PM) at Feinstein's/54 Below. BroadwayWorld was there for the epic first night, and you can catch some highlights below!
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 10, 2016
The Jewish Museum will present the first exhibition focused on Isaac Mizrahi, the influential American fashion designer, artist, and entrepreneur, from March 18 to August 7, 2016.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016
BroadwayWorld already announced Alan Cumming's star-studded SAPPY SONGS concert at Carnegie Hall, and we're now excited to report that Yellow Sound Label will release ALAN CUMMING SINGS SAPPY SONGS -- the new solo recording from the eclectic and electric Tony Award-winning performer -- on Friday, February 5, ahead of the event.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2015
Anthony Giardina's Off-Broadway smash hit THE CITY OF CONVERSATION, about a Georgetown political hostess, makes its Washington, D.C. debut at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Following his direction of the 2014 world premiere at Lincoln Center Theater, Tony Award winner Doug Hughes returns to direct this political drama spanning three decades, from Carter's presidency through the Reagan era and ending with Obama's inauguration. THE CITY OF CONVERSATION runs January 29-March 6, 2016 in the Fichandler Stage. The company just kicked off rehearsals and you can check out photos below!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2015
NJTV, New Jersey's public television network, and the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) announced that the 3rd Season of the award-winning American Songbook at NJPAC series will be broadcast on NJTV beginning January 6, 2016 (check local listings).
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016
Westport Country Playhouse announces that due to ticket demand for its current production of 'What the Butler Saw,' an extra performance has been added on Sunday, September 11, at 3 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016
'What the Butler Saw,' a shameless comedy by Joe Orton, offering a little blackmail and a lot of sexual innuendo, will be staged at Westport Country Playhouse, now through September 10. Director is John Tillinger, who helmed a recent, critically acclaimed production of the show in Los Angeles, as well as earlier productions in London and New York. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016
The Public Theater announced complete casting today for the first major New York revival of David Hare's PLENTY. Directed by five-time Tony Award nominee David Leveaux and featuring the previously announced Rachel Weisz and Corey Stoll, the show will begin previews on Tuesday, October 4 and run through Sunday, November 6, with an official press opening on Thursday, October 20.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016
"What the Butler Saw," a shameless comedy by Joe Orton, offering a little blackmail and a lot of sexual innuendo, will be staged at Westport Country Playhouse, August 23 - September 10. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016
"What the Butler Saw," a shameless comedy by Joe Orton, offering a little blackmail and a lot of sexual innuendo, will be staged at Westport Country Playhouse, August 23 - September 10. 
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 15, 2016
Beginning August 25, Weston Playhouse Theatre Company presents the pivotal play of Arthur Miller's career and the second production of its five-year American Masters series, an initiative dedicated to bringing classics of American drama to Weston's stage with artists of national stature.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016
War Paint has become the most successful musical in Goodman Theatre's history, extended (for a second and final time) through August 21.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2016
Relationships are complicated. They evolve over time and look different to everyone involved. Issues that are clear at the end of a relationship may not look like problems at the beginning. THE LAST FIVE YEARS, playing at The Carnegie weekends April 9-24, 2016, explores the relationship of Jamie and Cathy, a young couple struggling to find balance between career and relationship.
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 4, 2016
Encores! Artistic Director Jack Viertel today announced casting for the Encores! production of Do I Hear a Waltz?, the romantic, rarely-seen 1965 musical that marked the only collaboration of Richard Rodgers and Stephen Sondheim. Do I Hear a Waltz? will star Claybourne Elder, Melissa Errico, Sarah Hunt, Zachary Infante, Cass Morgan, Richard Poe, Michael Rosen, Sarah Stiles, and Richard Troxell. The ensemble includes Kristine Bendul, Paloma Garcia-Lee, Jenny Laroche, Jennifer Locke, Nathan Madden, Skye Mattox, Devin Roberts, Manny Stark, and Alex Wong.
by Matt Smith - Apr 26, 2016
On May 7th, the highly anticipated world premiere of The Shining - a new opera based on Stephen King's 1977 best-selling novel - by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Paul Moravec and librettist Mark Campbell, will be presented by the Minnesota Opera, at the Music Theater at the Ordway in St. Paul, Minnesota. With less than three weeks to go before the curtain rises, all 7,056 seats across The Shining's four performances are sold out and only standing room tickets remain for the production which runs through May 15th.
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 26, 2016
Producer Daniel Nardicio - in association with Feinstein's at the Nikko - will present the eclectic and electric Tony Award-winning performer ALAN CUMMING at San Francisco's Castro Theatre on Thursday, June 30 at 8 p.m. Cumming's current national concert tour celebrates his acclaimed new album 'Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs' from Yellow Sound Label.
by Richard Sasanow - Apr 22, 2016
Do you remember that cataclysmal moment in the Stanley Kubrick film of Stephen King's “The Shining,” when Jack Nicholson axes his way through the bathroom door and says, wild-eyed, “Here's Johnny!” Well, you won't find it in King's book--or in Mark Campbell's libretto for THE SHINING, the new opera written with composer Paul Moravec and directed by Eric Simonson, opening May 7 at the Minnesota Opera as part of its New Works Initiative.
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 14, 2016
Goodman Theatre has announced Broadway stars John Dossett and Douglas Sills will join the cast of War Paint, a new musical starring two-time Tony Award winners Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole as Helena Rubinstein and Elizabeth Arden, respectively. Dossett will portray Tommy Lewis, Miss Arden's husband and chief marketing officer, and Sills will portray the ambitious Harry Fleming, Madame Rubinstein's clubby confidante and faithful ally.  
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016
BroadwayWorld is excited to report that The Muny has announced a star-stuffed first round of principal cast members for its spectacular 98th season!