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by Julie Musbach - Sep 26, 2019
This Month, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 18, 2019
Honey, honey! The Downtown Cabaret Theatre kicks off its 2019-2020 Main Stage season with hit musical Mamma Mia! on Friday, September 20th. Come have the time of your life at this historic theatre in Bridgeport, CT during the show's four-weekend long run.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 11, 2019
Look out Australia a?" 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL is coming next year!
by Julie Musbach - Sep 10, 2019
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents a?oeThe Jewish Princess Partya?? on Thursday, October 3rd at 9:30 PM. You're invited to the best Bat Mitzvah you've ever been to! Dust off your Tiffany heart bracelet and your Prada backpack (or your Sketchers, if you don't have a Prada backpack) and join some of Broadway's biggest stars to celebrate Jewish American women singers and songwriters from pop to rock to Broadway and everything in between! This is one party you don't want to miss!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 3, 2019
Due to enormous demand, new tickets go on sale tomorrow for Dolly Parton's smash-hit West End musical 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL, which will have its Australian Premiere at the Sydney Lyric Theatre in April 2020. Tickets are now on sale for performances from 21 April to 17 May from the website
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 7, 2019
TodayTix, the digital gateway to arts and cultural experiences, released pre-sale tickets starting at $45 today for the highly anticipated a?oeMamma Mia!a?? at The Anthem. The new venue has been a popular concert destination, but next summer, the ABBA-tuned, award-winning hit will be the first musical theater production to hit their stage.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 14, 2019
Huntington Theatre Company has announced the cast and creative team for the Boston premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Sweat.  This a?oebreathtakingly timelya?? (The Wall Street Journal), Tony Award-nominated play by two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage will be directed by Kimberly Senior (Disgraced on Broadway). Sweat begins performances at the Huntington Avenue Theatre (264 Huntington Avenue, Boston) on Friday, January 31, 2020 and runs through Sunday, February 23, 2020. The official press opening night is Wednesday, February 5, 2020. Tickets are now available.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 11, 2019
A signalman is haunted by a mysterious figure standing at the mouth of a train tunnel. He's sure it's a warning - but what is it warning against? The Signalman was Charles Dickens' final completed work, written after the writer himself had survived a train crash. This adaptation by Martin Malcolm ('Warped' - VAULT Festival 2019) remains faithful to the original text but also incorporates other aspects of Dickens' writing, including the introduction of Joe the crossing sweeper, who listens as the signalman's tale unfolds.
by Julie Musbach - May 31, 2019
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents 54 Sings ABBA. Get ready to dance and jive with your favorite Broadway stars at 54 Sings ABBA on June 30th, 2019 at 9:30pm at FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW.
by Alan Henry - May 30, 2019
Escape to Kalokairi, Greece as Minot State University Summer Theatre Program presents Mamma Mia!
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 22, 2019
Academy Award-winning songwriter Franke Previte (Dirty Dancing) returns to his Jersey Shore roots this summer to host a Divas Night Out and debut his new all-star musical, CALLING ALL DIVAS, a pop, rock, soul, and country hit parade that joyously celebrates music, friendship and the power of sisterhood, with the promise you'll Have The Time of Your Life!
by Jeffrey Kare - May 20, 2019
Coming to the Durham Performing Arts Center from May 21st-26th is the national tour of Broadway's classic musical comedy, HELLO, DOLLY! starring the legendary Tony Award winner Betty Buckley. I recently had the great pleasure of interviewing actor Lewis J. Stadlen, who stars opposite Betty as the wealthy half-a-millionaire Horace Vandergelder.
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 16, 2019
Artistic Director Jeffrey Cass and Executive Director Julie Ann Kornak are proud to announce BrightSide Theatre's 2019-2020 Season - Season Nine Guilty Pleasures From the pleasure of a holiday favorite A Christmas Carol the Musical, to the pleasure of the women in Nine the Musical in Concert, to the hilarious and touching story of 6 Southern women in Steel Magnolias, and to the guilty enjoyment of the music of ABBA in the musical that has entertained over 60 million people around the globe Mamma Mia!, Season Nine is sure to keep you theatrically satisfied.
by Steve Wilson - May 11, 2019
MAMMA MIA! what a fabulous show. You can dance. You can jive. Having the time of your life is what you're in for when attending Padgett Productions MAMMA MIA! now playing at Prohibition Hall in Kansas City. The jukebox musical which runs through May 19 benefits Children's Mercy Hospital with a portion of ticket sales going to the Cancer Center.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019
'Mamma Mia!', the smash hit musical based on the songs of ABBA, will feature four Broadway veterans, including Matt Bogart (Jersey Boys) when it premieres at the Axelrod Performing Arts Center, running March 8-24.
by Julie Musbach - Mar 6, 2019
The Second City invites you to celebrate Mother's Day with Margaret Trudeau, the mother of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. In a world premiere engagement, Margaret Trudeau is coming to Chicago to bring her intimate staged performance Certain Woman of an Age exclusively to UP Comedy Club at The Second City, 230 W. North Ave. Co-written by Ms. Trudeau, herself, and directed by Kimberly Senior, this solo performance follows the compelling story of one of the world's most fascinating figures, chronicling her courageous public and private journeys.
by Rebecca Russo - Mar 30, 2019
The Cave Dwellers explores the adventures of some homeless people who are camping out on the stage of an abandoned theatre that is about to be pulled down for a housing project. Humor, grace, innocence and improvisation distinguish this Broadway classic. An enchanting story.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 26, 2019
ZACH Theatre, Central Texas' premier professional theatre, announces six Mainstage productions along with the Family Series and holiday add-ons as part of the 2019-20 season. The Mainstage Season includes: Steven Dietz's new work Dracula: Mina's Quest, a 21st century look at the Bram Stoker classic; A Night with Janis Joplin returns celebrating the legendary rock goddess;  Every Brilliant Thing, Duncan Macmillan and Jonny Donahoe's touching and charming play; the timely and probing new work Roe by Lisa Loomer; the new immersive musical Reunion '85; and the quintessential family musical, Rodgers and Hammerstein's, The Sound of Music.
by Julie Musbach - Mar 25, 2019
Extra! Extra! 5-Star Theatricals announces its 2019-2020 season of shows! All of 5-Star's productions are locally produced, auditioned and rehearsed in Southern California, and performed exclusively at the Kavli Theater at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. This promises to be the most spectacular season ever!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 15, 2019
We have a dream. A song to sing. And we know you do too, so take a chance on 54 Sings ABBA! Come join some of Broadway's favorites as they sing through your ABBA favorites like "Dancing Queen," "Summer Night City," and "Mamma Mia." 54 Sings ABBA is the ode to Swedish pop music, Meryl Streep in overalls, and the abundance of dads you've always dreamed about. You can dance, you can jive, and have the time of your life at the second installment of 54 Sings ABBA.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 4, 2019
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents 54 Sings ABBA. Get ready to dance and jive with your favorite Broadway stars at 54 Sings ABBA on June 30th, 2019 at 9:30pm at FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW.
by Julie Musbach - Jun 3, 2019
Best known for its productions of classical theater, Antaeus Theatre Company will try something different in 2019-20, kicking off the season at the Kiki & David Gindler Performing Arts Center in Glendale with two new plays that will run in repertory this fall, then following up with two classical works in 2020.
by Julie Musbach - Jun 3, 2019
This Month, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 26, 2019
On June 26th, the Ivoryton Playhouse will transform from an historic New England theatre to a Mediterranean island, filled with the music we have loved for over 40 years! Over 60 million people worldwide have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the music that make Mamma Mia! the ultimate feel-good show! Set on a Greek island paradise, the story-telling magic of ABBA's timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship, creating an unforgettable show.
by Julie Musbach - Jun 26, 2019
Creation myths and family histories meld in a wildly theatrical, startling new comedy that explores what it means to walk the edge between cultures. 
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jun 24, 2019
Tickets are on sale today for 'The Lion King,' the Jon Favreau-helmed feature film that brings treasured characters to the big screen in a whole new way. The film-like the original 1994 version-features unforgettable music by an award-winning team, including Oscar® and GRAMMY®-winning superstar Elton John and Oscar and GRAMMY-winning lyricist Tim Rice, who've written an uplifting new song, 'Never Too Late,' performed by John, that features an African choir and will appear in the film's end credits and also on the Walt Disney Records original motion picture soundtrack. The digital soundtrack is set for release at 8 a.m. PDT on July 11, and the physical album is now available for pre-order and set for release on July 19, the same day 'The Lion King' opens in U.S. theaters.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 21, 2019
John M. 'Jack' Allison, prestigious theater teacher and director in the United States, Canada, and Europe, died peacefully at the age of 78 on June 16, 2019 in East Northport, New York. Born in Bayonne, New Jersey, he graduated from New Jersey City University with a BA in American Literature and History before earning an MA in Speech and Drama from The Catholic University of America, and a PhD (ABD) in Theatre and Directing from the University of Denver.
by Julie Musbach - Jun 18, 2019
Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents a unique discussion celebrating the historic and contemporary importance of True West to Steppenwolf.
by Sarah Hookey - Jun 11, 2019
On June 26th, the Ivoryton Playhouse will transform from an historic New England theatre to a Mediterranean island, filled with the music we have loved for over 40 years!
by Julie Musbach - Jun 11, 2019
Director Mark Clements and Executive Director Chad Bauman are expanding the leadership team at Milwaukee Repertory Theater with three exceptional female leaders.
by Julie Musbach - Jul 8, 2019
The Williams Project today announced the cast and creative team of its 2019 production line-up, 'The Bar Plays,' a two-play series including productions of Tennessee Williams' Small Craft Warnings and The Time Of Your Life by William Saroyan, performed in repertory at Seattle's historic Washington Hall in the Central District.
by Emily Yorgey - Jul 5, 2019
MAMMA MIA! at The Naples Players Sugden Community Theatre, directed and choreographed by Dawn Lebrecht Fornara, brings all the joy of MAMMA MIA! to life in a fantastic and fun production.
by Peter Nason - Jul 27, 2019
Patty Smithey is marvelous as Ariel, but the show belongs to the amazing Janelle Richardson as Ursula.
by TV Scoop - Jul 25, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on the Two-Night Finale of THE BACHELORETTE, airing on ABC on Monday, July 29 and Tuesday, July 30!
by Alan Henry - Jul 12, 2019
'You can dance, you can jive, having the time of your life' at Mamma Mia! Aug. 2-4 at The Strand Theatre.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 7, 2020
Raue Center For The Arts will welcome ABBA Mania to the stage in 2020! The original tribute from London's West End comes to downtown Crystal Lake at 8 p.m. on February 1, 2020.
by Jeffrey Ellis - Dec 3, 2019
Luckily, for audiences at Crossville's Cumberland County Playhouse (where Elf, The Musical runs through December 21 in a delightful and sparkling production helmed by producing director Bryce McDonald), the role of Buddy is entrusted to Chris Hallowes, who has proven himself the personification of the term a?oesong-and-dance mana?? during his tenure at the Playhouse, and who once again proves his mettle with his latest onstage assignment. Were it not for the fact we've always considered Hallowes a star, we'd say Buddy is a starmaking performance for him.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 17, 2019
Check out the lineup of upcoming events at The Bell House.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 13, 2019
Actresses Zainab Musa and Kyra Miller join Emmy Award winning actress Erin Cherry and internationally acclaimed actress Sheetal Sheth for The Muse Project's Tea Time, starting at 12:30pm on Saturday, December 14th, at Torn Page (435 W 22nd St, New York) - the historic home of Rip Torn and Geraldine Page.
by Jay Irwin - Aug 9, 2019
The Williams Project, that small theater company that burst onto the Seattle theater scene in 2014 with their incredible a?oeOrpheus Descendinga?? is back with the first of two shows within their a?oeBar Playsa?? series. This time it's Tennessee Williams' a?oeSmall Craft Warningsa?? and with this, they once again show what a dedicated company, committed to actually paying their actors, can do with an interesting space, a little money, and a lot of talent.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 31, 2019
Snow Camp Friends Meeting, Chapel Hill Friends Meeting and Chuck Fager present Heretic -- The Mary Dyer Story September 13, 14 and 15.
by Jay Irwin - Aug 18, 2019
Dear Readers, you've often heard me extoll the prowess and brilliance of The Williams Project. Just last week I raved about how dedicated and tight their ensemble was when presenting the other show they have running in repertory, a?oeSmall Craft Warningsa??. But now that insanely talented ensemble has come in with William Saroyan's 1939 Pulitzer Prize winning drama a?oeThe Time of Your Lifea?? and taken things a step beyond simply performing the play, but deconstructing it with a rotating ensemble.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2019
Tony-nominated LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & McCOY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT announce its 42nd season of shows with something irresistible; something courageous; something grumpy; something killer; something good - in short, a "something for everyone" season! We start off with the West Coast premiere of Hal Linden, Cathy Rigby and Ken Page starring in GRUMPY OLD MEN: THE MUSICAL; followed by the Broadway and London smash-hit, Roald Dahl's MATILDA THE MUSICAL; then, a fresh spin on the hilarious, killer black comedy ARSENIC AND OLD LACE; next, we present one of the all-time great family musicals, Rodgers and Hammerstein's masterpiece THE SOUND OF MUSIC and our season finale will find you "having the time of your life" and dancing in the aisles to ABBA and the irresistible MAMMA MIA! This phenomenal season also includes the bonus options of the legendary ENGELBERT HUMPERDINCK, country superstar TRAVIS TRITT, and the soulful sounds of THE RIGHTEOUS BROTHERS. LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & McCOY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT have everything for the young (and young at heart!) with this extraordinary season of first-class entertainment. Our Southern California subscribers and audiences are not going to want to miss a single spectacular event this coming year at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts!
by Julie Musbach - Apr 26, 2019
You can dance ~ you can jive ~ having the time of your life!' And that is just what you will do when you see Town's final show of its centennial season, Mamma Mia! Sophie dreams of the perfect wedding which includes her father walking her down the aisle. Only problem is that Sophie doesn't know who he is! Her mother Donna, former lead singer of the 1970s pop group Donna and the Dynamos, simply refuses to talk about the past. What's a girl to do but to invite her three possible dads to the wedding to figure it all out?
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 15, 2019
It was just announced by Pulitzer Prize Administrator Dana Canedy that Jackie Sibblies Drury's Fairview has officially won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 15, 2019
Today, April 15 (3pm EST), Pulitzer Prize Administrator Dana Canedy will announce the winners of the the 2019 Pulitzer Prizes, including the finalists and winners for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. This announcement marks the 103rd year of the Prizes. For more information on this year's and all past years' winners and finalists, please visit
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 11, 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 Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 11, 2019
LAGUNA PLAYHOUSE is thrilled to announce its 99th season of shows!