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by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2019
There are good reasons Valerie Smaldone,  a 5x Billboard Award winning broadcaster, held the record for #1 personality in the New York Radio market, and her warm, mellifluous voice is only one of them
by Jennifer Broski - May 7, 2019
Just last night, Second Stage Theater celebrated its 40th Birthday Gala with a special concert performance last night, May 6 at Hammerstein Ballroom, headlined by Emmy and Tony winner Kristin Chenoweth.
by Walter McBride - May 30, 2019
Last night, Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune celebrated opening night, ahead of tonight's official opening. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and we're taking you to the red carpet below!
by TV - Opening Night Special - May 30, 2019
Last night, Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune celebrated opening night, ahead of tonight's official opening. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and we're taking you inside the celebration below!
by Linda Lenzi - May 30, 2019
Last night, Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune celebrated opening night, ahead of tonight's official opening. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and we're taking you inside the celebration below!
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2019
Shakespeare's Globe has announced the full cast for William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by Sean Holmes. Sean joined the Globe as Associate Artistic Director after almost a decade as Artistic Director of the Lyric Hammersmith. A Midsummer Night's Dream, Shakespeare's evergreen comedy of chaos and order, opens on Friday 28 June in The Globe Theatre. Bottom will be played by Jocelyn Jee Esien, returning to the Globe following her titular role of Dr Faustus.
by Marina Kennedy - May 16, 2019
There are some meals that reach the level of perfection. That's just what we recently experienced at Bar Boulud, the casual, yet stylish French bistro on Broadway just across the street from Lincoln Center.
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2019
Portland Opera is pleased to announce programming for the company's 56th season, which will open on October 25, 2019. The season will launch with one of the most powerful operas of all time, Puccini's Madama Butterfly, starring internationally acclaimed soprano Hiromi Omura in the title role. In February, the company will present An American Quartet: Four One-Act Operas in an intimate evening in the Hampton Opera Center's black box theatre. These one-acts feature Gian Carlo Menotti's The Telephone, Samuel Barber's A Hand of Bridge, Douglas Moore's Gallantry, and Lee Hoiby's Bon Appetit! The season will continue with a rare presentation of Vivaldi's opera Bajazet in March, which will be a special collaboration with the Portland Baroque Orchestra. In the spring, Portland Opera will present its annual Big Night concert and Leoncavallo's verismo masterpiece, Pagliacci. The 2019/20 season will close with the Portland Opera premiere of Jake Heggie's familial drama, Three Decembers.  
by TV News Desk - May 1, 2019
A-list celebrities and fashion's elite will assemble once again in New York City for 'fashion's biggest night out' as E! goes 'Live From the Red Carpet' at the 71st annual Met Gala on Monday, May 6th. E!'s comprehensive multi-platform coverage includes a four-hour live television event beginning at 5pm ET/ 2pm PT, as well as unparalleled digital and social coverage.
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2019
After the success of Vincent Victoria Presents' latest original play 'Hattie's Big Night' in February, the company decided to bring the show back for four additional encore performances this Mother's Day Weekend. It seems appropriate, as the show's central character Hattie Mc Daniel was the unofficial 'Mother of Black Hollywood' during her over twenty year career in Hollywood. Known for her kindness and generosity towards other performers, Mc Daniel was a fixture in the film community during the 1930's and 40's.
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2019
Theatre By The Sea owner and producer Bill Hanney is proud to announce the opening of the box office for single tickets sales for the 2019 Summer Season. Beginning on Saturday, May 4, patrons may purchase tickets (online) to Theatre By The Sea's Monday Concerts and Events, the 2019 Children's Festival and any or all of the following four exciting musicals, which includes a pre-Broadway tryout:
by BWW Special - Jun 8, 2019
What is a Tonys party without some celebratory toasting to the Great White Way? Well we think you should take it a step further this year with our Tony Awards Drinking Game! Play along with our rules below on the big night and we guarantee that you'll have WAY more fun than your friends who don't. Bottoms up!*
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2019
It's almost 'time' for the Tonys! In honor of tomorrow's big night, nominee for Leading Actor in a Musical, Brooks Ashmanskas, bought specials gifts for his fellow nominees!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 6, 2019
Stars from stage and screen will take center stage at the 2019 Tony Awards, on CBS on Sunday, June 9th, 8:00 - 11:00 p.m. (ET/PT time delay), when they broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City. The Tony Awards, hosted by James Corden are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. What does Corden have in store for the big night? We stopped by Radio City Music Hall this morning to find out!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 5, 2019
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Yesterday, we announced the winners of the Theatre Fans' Choice Awards!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jun 4, 2019
Second Stage Theater's Dying City officially opened last night, June 3. BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out the photos!
by Monroe George - Jun 4, 2019
Nomad Motel officially opened last night, June 3. The show features Ian Duff (Dutch Masters), Molly Griggs (Hello, Dolly!), Christopher Larkin (Fast Company), Samantha Mathis ('Billions') and Andrew Pang (after the quake).
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2019
The Orlando Repertory Theatre (Orlando REP), in partnership with UCF, is proud to announce the 2019 - 2020 Season. Orlando REP is Florida's only professional theatre for families and young audiences. The 2019 - 2020 Season shines the light on the family unit and celebrates that wondrous connection, with all the complications and beauty that come along with it.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2019
Kicking off Friday Fest 2019 at the Van Wezel is Big Night Out - a grooving six-piece dance band performing Latin, r&b and island dance music! A powerful horn section and Latin percussion add to the commanding vocals of Frank Alverez. Dance the night away with a perfect view of the Sarasota sunset as Big Night Out kicks off our annual summer concert series on Friday, June 21st!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 25, 2019
The winners of the eleventh annual JIMMY AWARDS® were determined and announced last night, Monday, June 24, 2019, at the Minskoff Theatre on Broadway. This life-changing event was hosted by Tony Award® winner Ben Platt and presented by the Broadway League Foundation.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2019
Yukon Territory, Northern Canada is where North America's coldest temperature ever (-631 degrees Celsius) was recorded. It's where there are more caribou than people, tossing chainsaws is entertainment, barbecued squirrel is food and Saturday evenings spent at the garbage dump watching bears foraging for food is a big night out.
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 25, 2019
Last night, The Jimmy Awards held their 11th annual ceremony at Broadway's Minskoff Theatre. The top awards went to Ethan Kelso and Ekele Ukegbu, for Best Performance by an Actor, and Actress, respectively. Kelso took home the prize for his performance as Will Bloom in Big Fish at Salt Lake School for the Performing Arts in Logan, Utah, while Ukegbu won for her performances as the title role of Aida at Elmont Memorial Junior-Senior High School in New York City.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 10, 2019
We were living it up all weekend because Hadestown cast member Kay Trinidad gave us an inside look at all things Tonys, from the Walter Kerr Theatre to Radio City Music Hall! In case you missed any of the excitement (or want to relive it all again), we've compiled footage from the takeover for you to enjoy; be sure to check it all out!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2019
The party's over... The American Theatre Wing's 73rd Annual Tony Awards, hosted by James Corden, aired live from Radio City Music Hall last night, honoring theatre professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway and wrapping up the 2018-19 awards season.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2019
Now that we've all had a sufficient amount of time to recover from the excitement of the big night, we're sure you have opinions to share on social media, and we've got all the best reaction moments from last night (including the BE MORE CHILL parody!) for you to upgrade your tweets...
by Stephi Wild - Apr 9, 2019
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! First, we'd like to wish a great first performance to Ginna Claire Mason who joins the Broadway company of Wicked as Glinda tonight! Break a leg, Ginna!
by TV Scoop - Apr 30, 2019
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by Stephi Wild - Apr 26, 2019
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Last night, Beetlejuice officially opened on Broadway! We brought you all of the coverage, including photos, videos, and of course, the reviews! Check it all out below!
by Linda Lenzi - Apr 26, 2019
Beetlejuice officially opened on Broadway last night, April 25, at the Winter Garden Theatre. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night, and you can check out photos from the after party below!
by Walter McBride - Apr 26, 2019
Beetlejuice officially opened on Broadway last night, April 25, at the Winter Garden Theatre. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night, and you can check out photos of the cast taking their opening night bows below!
by Walter McBride - Apr 26, 2019
Beetlejuice officially opened on Broadway last night, April 25, at the Winter Garden Theatre. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night, and you can check out photos from the opening night red carpet below!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2019
The Official Hotel Partner for the 73nd annual Tony Awards, Sofitel New York has raised the curtain on its annual tribute to Broadway. Back for an encore, with several new embellishments, are the luxury Midtown hotel's show-stopping Tony Awards Suite and a $100K Tony Awards hotel guest package which will benefit the arts education programs of The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 25, 2019
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! First, we'd like to wish a happy opening to Beetlejuice, which officially opens on Broadway tonight, April 25!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2019
The Official Hotel Partner for the 73nd annual Tony Awards, Sofitel New York has raised the curtain on its annual tribute to Broadway. Back for an encore, with several new embellishments, are the luxury Midtown hotel's show-stopping Tony Awards Suite and a $100K Tony Awards hotel guest package which will benefit the arts education programs of The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.
by Walter McBride - Apr 25, 2019
INK officially opened last night, April 24 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos of the cast taking their bows below!
by Walter McBride - Apr 25, 2019
INK officially opened last night, April 24 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos from the opening night celebration below!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Apr 25, 2019
The final play of the 2018-19 Broadway season took its opening night bow last night at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Ink, written by Olivier Award winner James Graham and directed by two-time Olivier Award winner, Tony and BAFTA Award nominee Almeida Theatre Artistic Director Rupert Goold, made its American premiere via Manhattan Theatre Club and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big night!
by Linda Lenzi - Apr 24, 2019
Tootsie officially opened last night, April 23! BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and we're taking you inside the after party below!
by Walter McBride - Apr 24, 2019
Tootsie officially opened last night, April 23! BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos of the cast, led by Santino Fontana, taking their opening night bows below!
by Walter McBride - Apr 24, 2019
Tootsie officially opened last night, April 23! BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos of all the red carpet action below!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Apr 24, 2019
The Marquis Theatre was hoppin' last night, April 23, 2019, as Broadway welcomed one of the final musicals of the 2018-19 season. Tootsie, starring Santino Fontana, Lilli Cooper, Sarah Stiles, John Behlmann and more, celebrated its opening night at Pier 60 and BroadwayWorld was there!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Apr 23, 2019
The American Airlines Theatre was the place to be last night, as an Arthur Miller classic came back to Broadway! Roundabout Theatre Company just celebrated opening night of All My Sons, directed by Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien.
by TV - Opening Night Special - Apr 22, 2019
Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus officially opened on Broadway just last night, April 21, 2019. Starring three-time Tony Award winner Nathan Lane, Tony Award nominee Kristine Nielsen, and Tony Award winner Julie White, Gary is directed by five-time Tony Award winner George C. Wolfe. Featuring original music by Danny Elfman, and movement by Bill Irwin, Gary is set just after the blood-soaked conclusion of William Shakespeare's first tragedy, Titus Andronicus.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 19, 2019
Hillary and Clinton opened last night, March 16, 2019, at the John Golden Theatre, where it plays through July 21, 2019. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night! See our coverage from the red carpet below!
by Jennifer Broski - Apr 19, 2019
Hillary and Clinton opened last night, March 16, 2019, at the John Golden Theatre, where it plays through July 21, 2019. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night! Check out the photos below!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Apr 18, 2019
Theatregoers need not travel all the way to the underworld to catch Broadway's latest hit. Hadestown, following runs at New York Theatre Workshop, Canada's Citadel Theatre, and London's National Theatre, opened just last night at the Walter Kerr Theatre. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big night and we're showing you what happened after the curtain came down below!
by TV News Desk - Apr 18, 2019
It's the things we do in the bad times that enchant the story of 'Wild Streak', the aching new single from Melbourne duo N.Y.C.K. (Dominique Garrard and Nicholas Acquroff). When everything falls apart, our wild streak comes to the fore. 
by TV - Opening Night Special - Apr 17, 2019
The first revival of Pulitzer Prize Winner Lanford Wilson's Burn This officially opened just last night, April 16, at the Hudson Theatre. Stars Academy Award Nominee and three-time Emmy Award Nominee Adam Driver (Pale), Golden Globe Award Winner and Emmy Award Nominee Keri Russell (Anna), Tony Award Nominee David Furr (Burton) and Tony Award Nominee Brandon Uranowitz (Larry) celebrated the special occasion on Monday, and we're taking you inside the big night below!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2019
A new dramatic adaptation of Victor Hugo's classic novel, Les Miserables, is coming soon! MASTERPIECE on PBS and BBC One will soon bring the beloved story back to life, starring Golden Globe nominees Dominic West as Jean Valjean, David Oyelowo as Javert, and Lily Collins as Fantine. Premieres Sunday, April 14 at 9/8c, on PBS.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2019
Portland Opera is thrilled to present the company's annual Big Night concert on May 11, 2019 at the Keller Auditorium. Music Director George Manahan will lead the Portland Opera chorus, orchestra, resident artists, and guest soloists in an evening of some of the most beautiful music ever composed, with works by Verdi, Bizet, Mozart, and more. General Director Christopher Mattaliano will host the evening's program, which will feature a special reveal of the company's 2019/20 season.