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by Linda Hodges - Sep 8, 2019
The persistent legend, mystique and fascination of what may have happened to Anastasia during Russia's revolution finds a new home in the musical ANASTASIA
by TV News Desk - Sep 4, 2019
Smithsonian Channel ventures into the heart of the monarchy with two new programs this fall. The three-part series PRIVATE LIVES OF THE WINDSORS reveals scandalous stories of the royal family's previous generation via new access to private letters, diaries and photographs. One-hour documentary PRINCESS DIANA'S 'WICKED' STEPMOTHER introduces a new character to the Princess Di legend – her stepmother, Raine Spencer – giving first-hand accounts of their backstabbing rivalry with a twist ending. PRIVATE LIVES OF THE WINDSORS premieres Monday, October 7 at 8 p.m. EST/PST. PRINCESS DIANA'S 'WICKED' STEPMOTHER premieres Monday, October 28 at 8 p.m. EST/PST.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2019
The Emerging Artists Theatre's New Work Series will kick off it's Fall 2019 season with THE CURIOUS CONTENTS OF CHRISTIE'S WASTEBASKET, a musical comedy by writer/lyricist Janine Robledo and composer Aden Kent Ramsey. Following a reading at the Two River Theater in Red Bank and a workshop production by the Berklee Theater Arts Collaborative in Boston, The Curious Contents... returns to New York City for the first time since its inception at the graduate musical theater writing program at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. Robledo and Ramsey's collaborative works have been performed at The Duplex, 54 Below, The Royal Family Arts Theater, The Manhattan Movement and Arts Center, Cafe 939, and The Goodspeed Opera House.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2019
FringeNYC, CHAIN Studio Theatre and ptmcplaywriting.com present REEKING of INDISCRETION: Madame X's Allerton part of FringeBYOV October 7-21, at the CHAIN Studio Theatre 312 W. 36th St, 4th Floor, NYC. The new dramedy by playwright Patrick Thomas McCarthy, is a a?oelongtime companiona?? piece to his VARIED LIVES, and also features the little-known life and times of famed Chicago philanthropist, art collector, challenger of conventions, gentleman farmer, Robert Allerton.
by Joe Lombardi - Sep 13, 2019
When you are a very lucky theatergoer, a play can transport you to a different time and place and age. Decky Does A Bronco is one such experience. A heavy metal playground swing set is placed on a raised stage of green carpeting. On the walls there are chalk drawings. You can see and more importantly feel the surrounding Scottish neighborhoods in the distance. The scenic designer is Diggle who did very memorable work last year at the Tank with Red Emma and the Mad Monk.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2019
Douglas Maxwell's internationally acclaimed and often-produced drama DECKY DOES A BRONCO will make its long-awaited US premiere this September. Directed by Ethan Nienaber, previews began September 6 at The Royal Family Performing Arts Space with opening night slated for Thursday, September 12.
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Sep 10, 2019
Joshua Bergasse is in town making time for master class, discovering local talent and watching homemade flying contraptions dive into the Mississippi, as well as letting us in on a little secret that may or may not happen but is pretty fun to think about. Oh, and he choreographed and directed SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE, too.
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2019
Diversionary has announced its 2019-2020 line up. It is Executive Artistic Director Matt M. Morrow's fifth full season of programming. He has this to say about the season: 
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2019
This summer Goodspeed Musicals will produce the heartwarming new musical Because of Winn Dixie. This touching tale based on the award-winning novel by Kate DiCamillo will run June 28 - September 1 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, Conn.
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2019
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.
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2019
Goodspeed Musicals today announces the cast of Hi, My Name is Ben, the inspirational true story of one man who impacted the lives of all those around him without speaking a word.
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2019
A testament to the power of love and music takes center stage as Mad Cow Theatre opens Once, the multi-award-winning musical.  From the very first note, Once draws you in and never lets go. This emotionally captivating musical is the only show to have won an Oscar, a Grammy, an Olivier Award, and a Tony.  The musical - book by Enda Walsh; music and lyrics by Glenn Hansard and Marketa Irglova - is based on John Carney's Academy Award-winning indie film of the same name. 
by Katie Laban - May 16, 2019
Run, don't walk to The Ringwald to see their production of Head Over Heels! The production is the first one since the hot Broadway debut of the show that features songs of the 80s music icons, The Go-Gos, closed in January and will be at the beloved Michigan theatre until June 10th in Ferndale. The hilarious and inclusive musical celebrates love in its infinite varieties and includes iconic Go-Go's hits like 'We Got the Beat,' 'Our Lips Are Sealed,' and 'Vacation,' plus Belinda Carlisle's 'Heaven is a Place on Earth' and 'Mad About You,' and many more! It's the perfect show for The Ringwald's stage and the company does it marvelously. From the fantastic performances to the glorious costumes to the boppin' beat - The Ringwald's, Head Over Heels has it - and it should not be missed!
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2019
Barrington Stage Company announced today casting for its 25th Anniversary season. Casting will include Elijah Alexander, Mara Davi, Carson Elrod, Joel de la Fuente, Mykal Kilgore, Alyse Alan Louis, Kate MacCluggage, Jeff McCarthy, Julia Murney, Jonathan Raviv, Debra Jo Rupp and more. Full casting for the 25th Anniversary season is below.
by Katie Laban - May 11, 2019
The Ringwald is absolutely thrilled to present the first production of Head Over Heels, running May 13th through June 10th, after its hot Broadway debut that features the songs of 80s music icons, The Go-Go's. The show was named one of Entertainment Weekly's Top 10 Stage Picks of 2018 and recently closed this January to the heartache of beloved fans. 'Head Over Heels combines The Go-Go's music with a gender-queer sensibility that everyone from 16-60+ will fall in love with,' said Joe Bailey, the director. 'It's energetic, funny, breezy and the perfect spring musical!' The hilarious and inclusive musical celebrates love in its infinite varieties and includes iconic Go-Go's hits like 'We Got the Beat,' 'Our Lips Are Sealed,' and 'Vacation,' plus Belinda Carlisle's 'Heaven is a Place on Earth' and 'Mad About You,' and many more! The show is based on The Arcadia by Sir Philip Sidney and Head Over Heels was conceived by Jeff Whitty and adapted by James Magruder. A modern musical fairytale where once-upon-a-time is right now, Head Over Heels follows the escapades of a royal family who set out on a journey to save their beloved kingdom from extinction only to find love and comedic complications along the way! BroadwayWorld Detroit spoke with Joe about directing Head Over Heels and why The Ringwald is so excited to be the first theatre to present the show since it closed on Broadway. Read our fun interview below!
by Stage Tube - Jun 9, 2019
Rosemary Harris won her first Tony Award nearly 55 years ago in THE LION IN WINTER, now starring in the Lincoln Center Broadway revival of MY FAIR LADY, at the 73rd Annual Tony Awards, she received a 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award. Watch her accept the award here.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2019
Rachel Chavkin has won the 2019 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical for HADESTOWN.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2019
Outside Mullingar opens on June 21 at Mad Cow Theatre - John Patrick Shanley's romantic comedy about whether it's ever too late to fall in love. Orlando, FL, June 5, 2019
by Stephi Wild - Jun 23, 2019
For the last five years, the New Amsterdam Theatre has been all about magic lamps, carpet rides, princes, thieves and genies! That's because Disney's Aladdin, which opened in 2014, has played well over 2000 performances there. 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019
The New York Musical Festival and Feinberg & Rose announce the world premiere of THE OLDENBURG SUITE, with book and lyrics by James Feinberg, and music by Matthew Dylan Rose.
by Amanda England - Jun 13, 2019
A sickness is spreading in Thebes. King Oedipus (KC Ryan) is so certain of their own claim to the throne that they don't ask questions when those who do not support them are rounded up and locked away due to 'illness'. (Take note of the singular 'they' here - this inclusive pronoun is used throughout the show.) Meanwhile, elections are taking place in Thebes and someone has betrayed the royal family - but whom?
by Amy Zipperer - Jun 1, 2019
Welcome to Sunpocalypse.  So far, this Atlanta summer is 100-in-the-shade.  Basically, we're all human-sized Marios running from the evil sun and hoping for a brief respite via some magical pipe that takes you to a cool underground cavern where there's lots of unprotected gold.  Luckily, our favorite Atlanta stages have offered up a lot of great summer theatre, so at least we have something cool to look forward to.   
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2019
Hammer Theatre Center presents UK-based The Kingdom Choir, which shot to international fame with its breathtaking performance of Stand by Me at the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in May 2018.
by Cindy Marcolina - Jul 6, 2019
The grounds of St Paul's Church in Covent Garden are hosting a revolutionary staging of Hamlet. Directed by Daniel Winder, it sees non-binary transgender actor Jenet Le Lacheur taking on the main role. We caught up with them to learn more about how gender plays a big part in the production, which interpretation of the tragic hero is their favourite, and if there's any pressure in being Hamlet.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2019
George Bernard Shaw's classic Heartbreak House will soon hit the stage at Mad Cow Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2019
The New York Musical Festival (NYMF) has announced the performer lineup for the 2019 Songwriting Workshop public masterclass, led by NYMF Honorary Chair Joe Iconis and Ben Bonnema, and Head and Heart, a presentation from NYMF's Student Leadership Project.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2019
Gertrude and Claudius is now open at Barrington Stage Company! What did the critics have to say? Read all the reviews!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2019
Douglas Maxwell's internationally acclaimed and often-produced drama DECKY DOES A BRONCO will make its long-awaited US premiere this September. Directed by Ethan Nienaber, previews begin September 6 at The Royal Family Performing Arts Space with opening night slated for Thursday, September 12.
by Sarah Hookey - Jul 2, 2019
Theater at Monmouth's What Dreams May Come Golden Anniversary Season continues with Hamlet. Considered one of the most powerful tragedies in the English language, Hamlet is widely regarded as both the best of Shakespeare's works and "the perfect play."
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2019
Actor's Express presents Head Over Heels direct from Broadway! Based on The Arcadia by Sir Philip Sidney, Head Over Heels features the music of the iconic 80s band The Go-Go's, and was conceived by Jeff Whitty and Adapted by James Magruder. Directed by Freddie Ashley, Head Over Heels premieres in Atlanta July 17-August 25, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2019
Actor's Express presents Head Over Heels direct from Broadway! Based on The Arcadia by Sir Philip Sidney, Head Over Heels features the music of the iconic 80s band The Go-Go's, and was conceived by Jeff Whitty and Adapted by James Magruder.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2019
Actor's Express Presents HEAD OVER HEELS direct from Broadway! Based on The Arcadia by Sir Philip Sidney, Head Over Heels features the music of the iconic 80s band The Go-Go's, and was conceived by Jeff Whitty and Adapted by James Magruder. Directed by Freddie Ashley, Head Over Heels premieres in Atlanta July 17-August 25, 2019.
by Matthew Blank - Jul 16, 2019
Maria-Christina Oliveras takes us through her involvement with the world premiere musical KISS MY AZTEC!
by Sarah Hookey - Jul 16, 2019
Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in downtown Pittsfield under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, is presenting the world premiere musical Fall Springs.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2019
The magic is real at Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway! Prepare to be on the edge of your seat as Harry, Ron and Hermione launch into a thrilling new adventure that begins 19 years later. The entire theatre has been transfigured to immerse you in this spectacular world where epic duels, extraordinary spells and beloved characters come to life. Filled with unprecedented stagecraft and thrilling storytelling, this Tony Award-winning show is a singular, unforgettable experience. Get to know the current cast of the Broadway production!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2019
World Music Institute (WMI) prepares to celebrate its 34th year in NYC with a fresh roster of global artists for the FallWinter 2019-2020 Season
by Linnae Medeiros - Aug 9, 2019
Get ready maggots because Laura Michelle Kelly is taking over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story this Saturday, August 10th, at the Muny's production of Matilda! Be sure to tune in throughout the day as she takes us behind the scenes with all of the revolting children of the Muny's final show of the season! You're not gonna want to miss this trip to Crunchem Hall!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2019
Smuin Contemporary Ballet launches its 26th season with Dance Series 1, a fall program featuring three extraordinary works by established and rising choreographers.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2019
Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in downtown Pittsfield under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, is proud to present the world premiere musical Fall Springs. Previews begin August 9, with an official Opening Night on August 14, with performances through August 31 on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage (30 Union Street).
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2019
Acclaimed international sand artist Kseniya Simonova partners with the Guy Mendilow Ensemble (GME) to present the U.S. Premiere tour of The Forgotten Kingdom - Sand Stories from October 29 - November 12, 2019 through the United States.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2019
This weekend, we took a trip to Crunchem Hall as Laura Michelle Kelly took BroadwayWorld behind the scenes at The Muny's production of Matilda! So in case you missed it (or just want to relive all of the fun and excitement), we compiled clips for you to enjoy. Check it all out!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2019
Head Over Heels is now open at Actor's Express! What did the critics think? Read all the reviews!
by TV News Desk - Apr 4, 2019
Almost two billion people tuned in to see Meghan Markle and Prince Harry tie the knot last May, and from the moment the royal newlyweds said “I do” the world had been anticipating another big announcement. Once Kensington Palace confirmed that the couple was expecting their first child, all eyes were once again on Meghan. After following all of the biggest royal events this past year, TLC takes an exciting look at the newest addition to the royal family in the months leading up to the birth. MEGHAN & HARRY: A ROYAL BABY STORY follows this historic moment. The one-hour special will premiere on Tuesday, April 9 at 8PM ET/PT.   
by Matt Tamanini - Apr 30, 2019
Over the course of each Broadway season, unexpected and unique storylines inevitably pop up. This morning, with the announcement of the 2019 Tony Award nominations, a number of new narratives have come to life.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2019
Playwrights Horizons (Artistic Director Tim Sanford, Managing Director Leslie Marcus) today announces that its 2019 Spring Gala will honor the beloved and prolific actress Lois Smith, a two-time Tony Award nominee whose six-decade career in theater, film, and television has included memorable performances in numerous Playwrights Horizons productions. The event will convene Playwrights Horizons' diverse community of writers, artists, and supporters on Monday, May 6 at 583 Park Avenue.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2019
According to the New York Times, actress Rosemary Harris, musician Harold Wheeler and playwright Terrence McNally will all be honored with Lifetime Achievement Awards at the 2019 Tonys.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2019
The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre, in association with Maine State Music Theatre is proud to present the dance and music-filled Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies, May 2 through May 25, with Previews April 30 and May 1. Three acclaimed choreographers, Broadway's Mark Stuart, Broadway's Kenny Ingram and Lancaster's own Marc Robin, have joined to make this one memorable celebration! 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2019
Last May, millions of people around the world witnessed the history-making nuptials of a young British prince and his American bride. In honor of The Duke and Duchess of Sussex's first wedding anniversary, Lifetime will air a series of brand-new specials celebrating parents-to-be Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. With the highly anticipated sequel Harry & Meghan: Becoming Royal as the centerpiece, premiering on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27th at 8pm ET/PT, the new specials, Meghan's New Life: The Real Princess Diaries and Meghan & Harry: Baby Fever will air following a special encore of last year's smash film, Harry & Meghan: A Royal Romance.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2019
BroadwayWorld has learned that The Muny announced today 25 principal cast members for the first season of its second century. Complete company casting will be announced throughout April and May. The 101st season opens on a brand new, state-of-the-art stage with Muny favorite Guys and Dolls followed by the U.S. regional premiere of Kinky Boots. The season continues with 1776, Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella, Footloose and a newly-reimagined Lerner and Loewe's Paint Your Wagon. Season 101 closes with the highly-anticipated Muny debut of Roald Dahl's Matilda.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2019
Goodspeed Musicals today announces the cast of Hi, My Name is Ben, the inspirational true story of one man who impacted the lives of all those around him without speaking a word.