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by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2019
Daily Mail reporter Baz Bamigboye has reported that a staged concert of Les Misérables starring Michael Ball, Alfie Boe and Matt Lucas Will Be Broadcast Live In UK/Ireland Cinemas on Dec2nd. Tickets go on sale Nov 4th via http://www.lemisconcert.com 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2019
L.A. County Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony  December 2, 2019 5:00 p.m.a?" 6:00 p.m. The Music Center Plaza (135. N. Grand Ave.) Los Angeles kicks off the holiday season with the County's annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. The joyous celebration will include civic speakers, including Fifth District Supervisor Kathryn Barger, and performances by Brass Pacifica and a local school choir. The event is free and open to the public, plus hot cocoa will be served to keep attendees warm!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2019
MEASURE FOR MEASURE, directed by LA Williams. MEASURE FOR MEASURE will begin its run at The Public on Monday, November 18, following a three-week tour to correctional facilities, homeless shelters, social service organizations, and community centers. The production will have an official press opening on Friday, November 22.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2019
One of the top jazz pianists of the past half-century and an eclectic improviser who has long had his own sound and open-minded style, Kellaway has been featured on hundreds of recordings and written a countless amount of music since the 1960s. As is obvious from his most recent recording, a?oeThe Many Open Minds of Roger Kellawaya?? (IPO Recordings) he has lost none of his creativity, virtuosity, enthusiasm or willingness to stretch himself.
by TV News Desk - Nov 4, 2019
For one night only, Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular sell-out staged concert version of Boublil & Schönberg's legendary musical, Les Misérables a?' The Staged Concert will be broadcast live in cinemas across North America on Monday, December 2 from the Gielgud Theatre in London, with encore screenings taking place on Sunday, December 8.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2019
It is more than forty years since Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg first met and began a collaboration that would change the course of musical theatre history with their musicals Les Misérables and Miss Saigon.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2019
Adelaide Cabaret Festival turns 20 in 2020 and they are giving a tease of next year's star-studded program with 6 early release shows announced today.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2019
On Friday, November 22, The Public officially opened the Mobile Unit's production of MEASURE FOR MEASURE directed by LA Williams.
by TV News Desk - Nov 22, 2019
It is today announced that acclaimed husband and wife composing and producing team James Morgan and Juliette Pochin will release their debut album as duo Piano Hands. Christmas Piano is a reimagined Christmas album featuring brand new interpretations of well-known popular and classical pieces. There will be two singles Fairy Tale Of New York and Jingle Bells released digitally on November 22 2019 with the full album being released on 29 November 2019. Christmas Piano is an album which creates a sound world of relaxing and atmospheric calm, perfect for meditation and mindfulness playlists. 
by Stage Tube - Nov 22, 2019
Mobile Unit's production of MEASURE FOR MEASURE opens today, Friday, November 22. Directed by LA Williams, the free sit-down run of MEASURE FOR MEASURE follows a three-week tour to correctional facilities, homeless shelters, social service organizations, and community centers in all five boroughs. MEASURE FOR MEASURE will run in the Shiva Theater through Sunday, December 8.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2019
Production images for the Royal Shakespeare Company's (RSC) new musical The Boy in the Dresshave now been released.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2019
Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres, Robert Hastie, today announces the fourteen artists, including writers, directors and producers, who will be supported by the company for the next 12 months. The artists will find a home in The Bank, a dedicated space for talent development, which opens today.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2019
Grand Park's Winter Glow returns for the park's second annual nighttime art display, offering an immersive experience that will span two county locations this holiday season as the free event expands across Grand Avenue to include the newly renovated Music Center Plaza. With double the amount of lighting experiences from the inaugural event in 2018, Grand Park's Winter Glow will feature installations by L.A.-based artists from across the county, including multimedia artists Cassandra Carillo, Carlos G. Rodas and Aphidoidea, among others.
by TV News Desk - Nov 15, 2019
Tickets are on sale now for Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular sell-out staged concert version of Boublil & Schönberg's legendary musical Les Misérables a?" The Staged Concert, coming to US cinemas, on Sunday, December 8 & Wednesday, December 11 from the Gielgud Theatre in London. 
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019
The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) will begin previews for the MOBILE UNIT's production of Shakespeare's MEASURE FOR MEASURE on Monday, November 18. Directed by LA Williams, the free sit-down run of MEASURE FOR MEASURE follows a three-week tour to the five boroughs that brought Shakespeare to audiences who have limited or no access to the arts. MEASURE FOR MEASURE will run through Sunday, December 8 with an official press opening on Friday, November 22.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
Bauer Media (home to Magic Radio) is set to launch another unique radio station which seeks to tap into UK audience's increasing love of musicals - 'Magic at the Musicals'.
by Amanda Prahl - Nov 14, 2019
Pairing Michael Ball and Alfie Boe together for an album of standards seems so intuitive, it's no wonder this is their third album together. Back Together reunites the two stars for an album and a concert tour, covering everything from mid-century standards to contemporary pop-Broadway hybrids. There's little in the way of surprise on this album, but in some ways, that's perfectly fine a?" Ball and Boe know what works for them (and for us), and they lean into it.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2019
Les Misérables a?" The Staged Concert will be shown in cinemas across North America on Sunday December 8 & Wednesday, December 11 from the Gielgud Theatre in London.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2019
Cleveland Play House (CPH), takes audiences on a journey through grief, healing, falling in love, and (re)discovering all that life has to offer in Every Brilliant Thing, written by Duncan Macmillan with Jonny Donahoe. Performances run from November 23rd - December 22nd in the Helen Theatre at Playhouse Square. Directed by CPH Artistic Director Laura Kepley, he cast includes Tarah Flanagan and Alex Brightwell in alternating performances. Tickets range from $25-$97 and can be purchased by phone at 216.241.6000 or online at clevelandplayhouse.com. Cleveland Play House is proud to recognize sponsors Anne Marie and Bill Warren, and Nancy Hancock Griffith.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2020
In case you missed it yesterday, you now have the chance to listen to the full live recording of LES MISERABLES Live in Concert!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2020
In Richard Bean's hilarious comedy we find ourselves in Brighton, England. 1963. Francis Henshall is in the employ of TWO men: gangster, Roscoe Crabbe and Stanley Stubbersa?"mortal enemies of one another. However, it turns out that a?oeRoscoea?? is already deceased and Roscoe's twin sister, Rachel, has been posing as him. Fighting a mounting sense of confusion and distractions, Francis frantically tries to keep Roscoe and Stubbers apart so they cannot find out he's secretly been working for both of them. How long can he keep this charade up? Be sure to catch this splendidly silly comedy making its way to the Circle stage on January 30th.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2020
The ultimate musical duo, Michael Ball and Alfie Boe, are 'Back Together' and will bring their show to cinemas up and down the country with the final performance of their UK tour from London's O2 Arena.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2020
Last night at the Old Royal Naval College, British national treasures Hugh Bonneville, Robert Bathurst and Jane Asher came together in support of this UNESCO heritage site in Greenwich.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020
Casamigos helped celebrate SAG Awards nominees during the Entertainment Weekly's pre SAG award party at the Chateau Marmont in West Hollywood.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020
Cast and crew were announced today for Theo Ubique's production of the hilarious and heartbreaking musical GREY GARDENS, to be performed at the Howard Street Theatre at 721 Howard St., Evanston, from March 6 to April 26, 2020.
by Keith Waits - Jan 20, 2020
With flat out, incredible singing and excellent movement through complicated issues, Pandora Productions' Choir Boy is no-doubt about it a winner.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020
From classic to contemporary, a remount to a World Premiere, Cygnet Theatre's 18th season is filled with emotional, physical and theatrical dexterity.
by TV News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
Musical legends Mariah Carey, Annie Lennox / Dave Stewart p/k/a Eurythmics, Ernie Isley / Marvin Isley / O'Kelly Isley / Ronald Isley / Rudolph Isley / Chris Jasper p/k/a The Isley Brothers, Steve Miller, Chad Hugo / Pharrell Williams p/k/a The Neptunes, Rick Nowels and William “Mickey” Stevenson will become the latest inductees of the Songwriters Hall of Fame at the organization's 51st Annual Induction and Awards Dinner. These legendary songwriters wrote mega-hits such as, 'Vision of Love,”  “Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This),” “Shout,” “The Joker,” “Hollaback Girl,” “Heaven is a Place on Earth,” and “Dancing In The Street.” The star-studded induction event is slated for Thursday, June 11th at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. Additional special award honorees will be announced soon.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2020
We asked, and you answered! In anticipation of Young Frankenstein Live, we asked BroadwayWorld readers to pick their top choice for the next show to head to the small screen and get the live musical treatment, with the help of our latest bracket. Now we've gathered some of the most popular answers for you to enjoy, from musical classics like Little Shop of Horrors and Chicago to more recent Broadway favorites like Waitress and Hadestown. Get a look at all of the picks!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2020
On Saturday 29 February 2020, Steinway pianist and singer Dominic Ferris will return to his alma mater, Hurstpierpoint College in Hassocks, to perform his show Dominic Ferris: Live at Hurst! in the school's newly refurbished theatre. Dominic will be joined by two special guest singers, Richard Hadfield and Martin Milnes, as well as some of the college's current talented music students.
by Michael Dale - Jan 1, 2020
To this very frequent theatre-goer, the most exciting and gratifying development on New York stages since 2010 has been the growing number of productions that, before hitting it big on Broadway, graced the stages of the city's non-profit Off-Broadway companies.
by TV News Desk - Feb 7, 2020
The Guild of Music Supervisors held its landmark 10th annual award ceremony this evening at The Wiltern in Los Angeles celebrating outstanding achievement in the craft of Music Supervision in movies, television, games, advertising, and trailers. Over 1,000 attendees joined the Guild to honor the 31 crafts makers, who were recognized for their stellar musical accomplishments in 2019. Industry music legends Burt Bacharach and Bob Hunka crowned the evening as Bacharach received this year's Icon Award, and Hunka received the prestigious Legacy Award. The complete winners list for the 10thAnnual Guild of Music Supervisors Awards is listed below. 
by Keith Waits - Feb 4, 2020
Once On This Island is a pretty good show, but this production is closer to great. As with the recent Broadway revival, Robert Fleming exploits the aspect of fable or folk tale at work in the story to interject thoughts of the aftermath of generations of colonialism and the state of island cultures brutalized by nature and Superpowers.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020
West End stars Earl Carpenter and Daniel Boys are the final stars to be cast in a star-studded charity gala performance of Boublil And Schönberg's 'The Pirate Queen' at the London Coliseum on Sunday 23 February. Proceeds are going to Leukaemia UK.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2020
Keen Company is presenting the New York Premiere of Blues for an Alabama Sky by Pearl Cleage.  LA Williams directs a cast that features Alfie Fuller, Jasminn Johnson, John-Andrew Morrision, Khiry Walker, and Sheldon Woodley.  The design team includes You-Shin Chen (scenic), Asa Benally (costumes), Oona Curley (lighting), and Lindsay Jones (original music & sound design). Casting is by Billy Hopkins Casting. Fran Rubenstein serves as Production Stage Manager and Drew Francis is the Production Manager.
by Susan Haubenstock - Dec 9, 2019
For a respite from holiday madness, settle in for a leisurely, tuneful stroll through Anthony Williams's heart.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2019
Coming to US cinemas nationwide on December 8 & 11 only, Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular sold-out staged concert version of the musical phenomenon LES MISERABLES is an absolute must-see!  Don't miss your exclusive opportunity to experience this performance from the comfort of your local movie theater. Why exactly is it not to be missed? Let us countdown the ways!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 5, 2019
Coming to US cinemas nationwide on December 8 & 11 only, Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular sold-out staged concert version of the musical phenomenon LES MISERABLES is an absolute must-see! Don't miss your exclusive opportunity to experience this performance from the comfort of your local movie theater.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2019
For one night only, Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular sell-out staged concert version of Boublil & Schönberg's legendary musical, Les Misérables - The Staged Concert will be broadcast live in cinemas across the US tonight, December 2 from the Gielgud Theatre in London, with encore screenings taking place on Sunday, December 8. Before the concert hits the big screen, relive the classic's journey from epic novel, to beloved musical, acclaimed film, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2019
Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular sell-out staged concert version of Boublil & Schönberg's legendary musical Les Misérables - The Staged Concert arrives in US cinemas this Sunday, December 8 & Wednesday, December 11 from the Gielgud Theatre in London.
by TV News Desk - Dec 3, 2019
Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular sell-out staged concert version of Boublil & Schönberg's legendary musical Les Misérables a?' The Staged Concert arrives in US cinemas this Sunday, December 8 & Wednesday, December 11 from the Gielgud Theatre in London.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2019
The life of a young man hangs in the balance and rests in the hands of 12 jurors in a seemingly open-and-shut case. However, can they set aside personal prejudices and preconceptions in the name of justice? That is the question for '12 Angry Men,' presented by Forté Dramatic Productions Jan. 17-26 at Mercer County Community College's (MCCC) Kelsey Theatre.
by Stage Tube - Dec 23, 2019
Today, we're celebrating Christmas with Dame Shirley Bassey, who appeared on ITV this week to perform the Christmas show tune classic, 'Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas.'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2019
Scenes, songs and stories from treasured Christmas classics are endearingly brought to stage in North Star Theater Company's premiere of a?oeChristmas Memories and Magic,a?? directed by Phil Cocilovo of Montague, and music direction by Dr. Deborah Gianuzzi of Newton. Running December 13, 14, at 7 p.m. and December 15, at 2 p.m., a?oeChristmas Memories and Magica?? will be held at Franklin Elementary School, located at 50 Washington Ave., Franklin in Sussex County. Tickets for a?oeChristmas Memories & Magica?? are $20 and can be purchased at https://northstar.booktix.com/.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2019
Young patients at the Bristol Royal Hospital for Children enjoyed some special festive cheer this week, thanks to a visit from the cast of The Bristol Hippodrome's 2019 pantomime Dick Whittington and Wallace & Gromit's Grand Appeal, the Bristol Children's Hospital Charity.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2019
Today Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein announced the cast for the New York Premiere of Blues for an Alabama Sky by Pearl Cleage. LA Williams will direct a cast that features Prema Cruz, Alfie Fuller, John-Andrew Morrision, Khiry Walker, and Sheldon Woodley. The design team includes You-Shin Chen (scenic), Asa Benally (costumes), Oona Curley (lighting), and Lindsay Jones (original music & sound design). Casting is by Billy Hopkins Casting. Fran Rubenstein will serve as Production Stage Manager and Drew Francis will be the Production Manager.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2019
Hannah Waddingham (three- time Olivier nominated as Kate/Lilli Vanessi in 'Kiss Me Kate' Desiree Armfeldt in 'A Little Night Music' and The Lady of The Lake in 'Monty Python's Spamalot'), Steph Parry(Dorothy Brock in '42nd Street' and Donna in 'Mamma Mia' ) and Emma Norman (Mrs Lovett,' Sweeney Todd' and Miss Berta, 'Acorn Antiques the Musical') are the latest stars anounced for the charity gala performance of Boublil And Schönberg's 'The Pirate Queen' the composers of 'Les Misérables' and 'Miss Saigon' at London Coliseum Sunday 23 February, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2019
Darren Day will star as Beauregard, alongside Tracie Bennett in the title role and Harriet Thorpe as Vera, in the critically acclaimed first professional UK revival of Jerry Herman's much loved musical MAME. The production opened at Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester earlier this year to rave reviews, and will play Royal & Derngate, Northampton from 7 to 11 January 2020 and Salisbury Playhouse from 21 to 25 January 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2019
Pandora Productions, Louisville's only theatre company dedicated and most trusted to tell the stories of the LGBTQ community, is pleased to announce the regional premier of the 4 time Tony award nominee: Choir Boy. Sponsored by Scott Schaftlein and Andrew Newton and penned by Tarell Alvin McCraney (Moonlight, Brothers Size) explores being different in less than ideal surroundings.