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by Julie Musbach - Sep 5, 2018
Manhattan Theatre Club's 2018-2019 season has kicked off with the American premiere of The Nap, get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2018
New Line Theatre's artistic director Scott Miller has published another collection of essays, LITERALLY ANYTHING GOES: 14 ODDBALL MUSICALS AND WHAT MAKES THEM TICK. Miller's fifth book of deep-dive musical theatre exploration is a surprising and entertaining journey into more than a dozen quirky but fascinating musicals, some famous, some less so.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018
Show business tour de force Jamie deRoy brings some of Broadways favorite stars for an exclusive one night only cabaret show to New York's new Birdland Theater, Sunday, October 14th, at 7:30 p.m. 
by Charles Shubow - Sep 12, 2018
Rep Stage Producing Artistic Director Joseph W. Ritsch Directs, Choreographs, and does the Set Design for a 'hair-raising' rendition of this Stephen Sondheim classic musical.
by Walter McBride - Oct 31, 2018
After multiple sold-out engagements at Feinstein's/54 Below, as well as in London and Washington, DC over the last year, Tony Award-nominated singer, actress, and writer Melissa Errico returns to Broadway's Living Room!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2018
Next month, 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 www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2018
Checking into a trendy spa hotel, Alice and Henry are on a mission; to jump start their 25-year marriage. Time has taken its toll - so have kids, stress and gravity. Hoping to rekindle their flagging sex life, Alice and Henry stumble through their fantasies, finding that flaming the fires of passion is not as simple as making a hotel reservation. Can they embrace all the wild suggestions from their marriage-saving quick start guide? What develops is a laugh-out-loud romantic comedy as the couple discover themselves and their marriage all over again.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 24, 2018
Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Rosie O'Donnell reveals more details on the potential Funny Girl revival, get a glimpse at Lin-Manuel Miranda and Emily Blunt in Mary Poppins Returns, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2018
Earlier this week,BroadwayWorld's Steve Schonberg got up close and personal with Tony Award-nominated singer, actress, and writer, Melissa Errico, at Sardi's! In the candid conversation, Melissa told us all about her upcoming solo show, about Sondheim singers she admires, roles she loved the most, and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2018
After multiple sold-out engagements at Feinstein's/54 Below, as well as in London and Washington DC over the last year, Tony Award-nominated singer, actress, and writer Melissa Errico returns to Broadway's Living Room!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018
On Tuesday, October 16th, (5:30pm EST) BroadwayWorld's Steve Schonberg is getting up close and personal with Tony Award-nominated singer, actress, and writer, Melissa Errico, at Sardi's! Don't forget to tune in to our official Facebook page to submit your questions live or send us questions in advance on Twitter @BroadwayWorld with #AskErricoBWW.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 16, 2018
Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Ain't Too Proud opens its pre-Broadway run in Toronto tonight, and more!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 16, 2018
Angela Lansbury has enjoyed a career without precedent. Her professional career spans more than half-a-century, during which she has flourished, first as a star of motion pictures, then as a four-time Tony Award-winning Broadway musical star, and most recently as the star of 'Murder, She Wrote,' the longest running detective drama series in the history of television.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018
On Tuesday, October 16th, (5:30pm EST) BroadwayWorld's Steve Schonberg is getting up close and personal with Tony Award-nominated singer, actress, and writer, Melissa Errico, at Sardi's! Don't forget to tune in to our official Facebook page to submit your questions live or send us questions in advance on Twitter @BroadwayWorld with #AskErricoBWW.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018
Checking into a trendy spa hotel, Alice and Henry are on a mission; to jump start their 25-year marriage. Time has taken its toll - so have kids, stress and gravity. Hoping to rekindle their flagging sex life, Alice and Henry stumble through their fantasies, finding that flaming the fires of passion is not as simple as making a hotel reservation. Can they embrace all the wild suggestions from their marriage-saving quick start guide? What develops is a laugh-out-loud romantic comedy as the couple discover themselves and their marriage all over again.
by Charles Shubow - Oct 1, 2018
Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic musical if given a memorable presentation.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2018
THE BLACK BOX is proud to present the next concert in its Broadway Series: Sara Jean Ford on Friday, November 16 at 8 pm. In her solo concert, "Generations," Sara Jean Ford explores all the many generations of music introduced to her over the years and how that music has come to shape and heal her as she made her way to the Broadway stage and beyond. Whether it was through her Grandmother's love of cheesy soprano ballads, Her Mother's love for Joni Mitchel and all things Beatles, or her Daughter's love of Disney music and... Barbie, Sara weaves together a story of passion, perseverance, and positivity through a love of music, and the many generations that introduced it all to her.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2018
Verb presents the community dance program open house at the new Verb Ballets Center for Dance on Sunday, December 9, 2018 from 2:00-5:00pm. The Verb Ballet Center for Dance, located at 3558 Lee Road in Shaker Heights inside The Dealership, is the new home for the professional dance company and community dance program.
by Marika O'Hara - Nov 1, 2018
Sexy Laundry by Michele Riml, a poignant and hilarious look at the up and downs of love, marriage and the bedroom, has been a smash hit in the US, Canada, the Czech Republic, Lithuania, Slovenia, Germany, Mexico, and Iceland, and in Poland it continues to run in rep with over 300 performances. Sexy Laundry will get its UK premiere at the Tabard Theatre, Chiswick from Wednesday 31 October - Sunday 25 November, directed by Phoebe Barran, who also directed Tryst at the Tabard Theatre last year.
by Julie Musbach - Mar 28, 2019
The Broadway transfer of Beetlejuice begins previews tonight, March 28th. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2019
Wonder and amazement abound! Drury Lane Theatre announces casting for its Regional Premiere of Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical, featuring Chicago resident Audrey Edwards and Warrenville native Natalie Galla sharing the title role. With book by Dennis Kelly, music and lyrics by Tim Minchin, and orchestrations and additional music by Chris Nightingale, Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical is directed and choreographed by Mitch Sebastian and runs April 26 June 23, 2019, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The press opening is scheduled for Thursday, May 2 at 8:00 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2019
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced the 2019 recipients of the Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Awards-a series of grants that recognize American teachers by spotlighting their extraordinary impact on the lives of students.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 22, 2019
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Happy Friday! Finish off your week by catching up on the latest Broadway news!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2019
I was standing on the Savoy Stage in London's West End. I hadn't yet graduated from ArtsEd (The Arts Educational Schools, London). I was holding the Stephen Sondheim Student Performer Of The Year Award. It was a day in June 2018 that I will never forget.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2019
The Menier Chocolate Factory today announces the full company for the UK premiere of the musical of Robert James Waller's bestselling novel The Bridges of Madison County in a new staging by Trevor Nunn.
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Jul 8, 2019
BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway actress Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her critically acclaimed show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of celebrity interview, 'Podcast Verite,' is unfiltered, raw, honest and uniquely funny. Her twitter account @ilanalevine was named one of the ' 100 Twitter accounts to follow in 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2019
Cameron Mackintosh today announces he is delighted that in honour of Stephen Sondheim's 90th birthday next March, the Queen's Theatre will be renamed the Sondheim Theatre, making him the only living artist to have a theatre named in his honour both in the West End and on Broadway. Following the renovation of wartime bomb damage and a major restoration of the auditorium and the complete backstage, the newly named Sondheim Theatre will continue as the home of world's longest running musical Les Miserables as it enters its 35th year.
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jul 17, 2019
Maite interpreta a Golde, la mujer de Tevye, que pretende conservar la "tradicion" en su familia.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2019
The Drama League (Executive Artistic Director Gabriel Stelian-Shanks) has announced casting for DirectorFest 2019: The 35th Annual Directors Festival, the only festival in the United States exploring the art of contemporary stage directing. DirectorFest takes place at various locations around NYC: New Ohio Theatre (154 Christopher Street), The Drama League Theater Center (32 Avenue of the Americas), LaGuardia Performing Arts Center (31-10 Thompson Avenue, Long Island City), and Joe's Pub (425 Lafayette Street). Festival programming, tickets and additional details are available at www.directorfest.org, or by calling (212) 244-9494.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2019
In 2019, Sierra Stages begins its second decade of presenting quality local theater in Grass Valley and Nevada City with three provocative shows: The legendary musical "Cabaret", the black comedy "Hand to God", and the intimate musical revue "You're Gonna Love Tomorrow: A Stephen Sondheim Evening".
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019
Broadway legend Bernadette Peters has just released new concert dates with stops across the US, Canada, and UK. Find the full list below!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2019
The Drama League (Executive Artistic Director Gabriel Stelian-Shanks) opened DirectorFest 2019: The 35th Annual Directors Festival, the only festival in the United States exploring the art of contemporary stage directing, last evening with the musical Marry Me A Little, Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Directed by 2018 Leo Shull Musical Theatre Directing Fellow Kemar Jewel, with music direction by Josh Kight at New Ohio Theatre (154 Christopher Street). Festival programming, tickets and additional details are available at www.directorfest.org, or by calling (212) 244-9494.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2019
Porchlight Music Theatre continues its "lost" musicals in staged concert series with Porchlight Revisits Can-Can, music and lyrics by Cole Porter and book by Abe Burrows with direction by Adrian Abel Azevedo, musical direction by Linda Madonia and choreography by Shanna VanDerwerker.  Porchlight Revisits Can-Can is presented for three performances-only Wednesday, March 6 at 7:30 p.m. and Thursday, March 7 at 2 p.m. and  7:30 p.m. at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street. Two-show discounted subscriptions and single tickets for $37 are available at porchlightmusictheatre.org or by calling the Porchlight Music Theatre box office at 773.777.9884.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2019
Pear Theatre is proud to announce its 18th season, a signature mix of classic works and stunning contemporary pieces. All performances are held at the Pear Theatre's performance space at 1110 La Avenida St., Mountain View. Each show offers a preview performance on the first Thursday, followed by Press/Opening Night on Friday.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019
On this day, we're celebrating the birthday of one of Broadway's most notable living legends, the lovely Bernadette Peters.
by Monica Moore - Feb 27, 2019
A thoroughly entertaining evening for anyone wishing to explore the early years of a master songwriter and an absolute must for fans. The songs are intimate and complex with compelling harmonies and characterisation.
by Jade Kops - Feb 23, 2019
Director and creator Kris Stewart takes the famous songs from the godfather of musical theatre, Stephen Sondheim, and presents a delightful new story in the staged concert of BOYS OF SONDHEIM.
by Patrick Honoré - Feb 12, 2019
After his extensive Stephen Sondheim cycle at Chatelet, which began with A Little Light Music in 2011 and ended with Passion in 2016, Jean-Luc Choplin is now going on with his introduction to the French public of his favorite Broadway composer at the Marigny Theater, presenting a lesser known song catalogue made of cuts from the master's earlier workers, woven under a themed story of a couple who never gets to meet up.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2018
Expanding on its traditional New Year's Eve Celebration, the Park City Institute announced a full evening of festivities, open to residents and visitors all. The evening begins at 8:00 P.M., with a performance from two-time Tony Award-winning actress and recording artist, Sutton Foster, in her critically-acclaimed one-woman show. Following the performance, the celebration continues at Tupelo, 508 Main Street, featuring festive cocktails, an elegant supper menu from James Beard-featured chef, Matt Harris, and dancing past midnight.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2018
BroadwayCon has announced the award-winning Mean Girls cast and creative team has joined the BroadwayCon 2019 lineup.
by Eugene Ebner - Dec 12, 2018
Cabaret newcomer Hannah Jane Peterson will perform her solo act ON MY WAY on December 15 at Don't Tell Mama. We sat down with Peterson to get more info about this upcoming show!
by Charles Shubow - Aug 9, 2018
Wonderful cast directed by Tina Landau is a nice diversion from presidential politics.
by Charles Shubow - Aug 28, 2018
Signature's 29th season begins with record-breaking 29th Sondheim production!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018
It may be a while since the parade passed by, but there's never a bad time to mourn the closing of HELLO, DOLLY! While Bette Midler sparkled from stage to headlines, Donna Murphy was equally as stunning in the role and paid her own tribute to the ending of her run in the iconic red dress. Watch below!
by Charles Shubow - Aug 17, 2018
Many of my readers know my connection with MAMMA MIA! on Broadway (see my bio below). When I saw many months ago that Toby's Dinner Theatre in Columbia would be presenting it (the professional regional premiere) I knew it would be a money maker and knew, after seeing many Toby productions, it would be done well. Well, not only have they done well, this edition of MAMMA MIA! is just plain superb.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2019
Porchlight Music Theatre's final production in its 2018 - 2019 "lost" musicals in staged concert series is Porchlight Revisits Minnie's Boys,  with book by Groucho Marx's son Arthur Marx and Robert Fisher, music by Larry Grossman and lyrics by Hal Hackady with direction and choreography by Christopher Pazdernik and musical direction by Christie Chiles Twille.  Porchlight Revisits Minnie's Boys is presented for three performances Wednesday, May 22 at 7:30 p.m. and Thursday, March 23 at 2 p.m. and  7:30 p.m. at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2019
Cincinnati Music Theatre (CMT), a resident company of the Aronoff Center for the Arts, is pleased to announce its 2019-20 Season, including two full-scale musical productions in the Jarson-Kaplan Theater and three Studio Series productions in the intimate Fifth Third Bank Theater.
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 26, 2019
Ever since Casey Nicholaw stepped off of the Beacon Theatre stage on June 12, 2011, his career has gone into hyperdrive. The director/choreographer, who won a Tony Award that year for his work on The Book of Mormon, went on to helm Mean Girls, Aladdin, Something Rotten! and Tuck Everlasting- three of which are still enjoying long Broadway runs.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2019
Lyricist Mark Petty of Anderson & Petty continues hosting duties on these monthly showcases which are on the last Sunday of every month with Musical Direction by Henry Brennan.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2019
Last night, WNET hosted its annual WNET Gala, to celebrate artists and honor patrons of the American arts community in gratitude of their continued support of emerging creatives. A who's who of stars and patrons gathered at the Plaza Hotel Monday evening to shine a spotlight on seven 2019 honorees for their contributions to the arts including two-time Tony Award-winning actor Nathan Lane, American opera singer Renee Fleming, CEO of AMC Networks Josh Sapan, artistic director and CEO of Ballet Hispanico Eduardo Vilaro, and philanthropists Jody and John Arnhold of the Arnhold Foundation, recognizing them for their outstanding work in the arts, media, and philanthropy.