The Addams Family on Tour

Running Time
2 hours and 35 minutes, with one intermission

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Way Off Broadway Announces 25th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2018

Producers of The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre have unveiled its new 2018/2019 Season, which will also be the theatre's 25th Silver Anniversary Season. The curtain first rose on Way Off Broadway in 1995 with a production of Let the Good Times Roll. Since then, Way Off Broadway has produced over 100 productions, ranging from classic musicals to regional premieres. (more...)

Utah Festival Presents Eighth Annual Utah High School Musical Theatre Awards- Nominees Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2018

More than 600 students from 24 high schools will take the Eccles Theater Stage for the eighth annual Utah High School Musical Theatre Awards May 12. The Awards represent a musical theatre scholarship program that rewards excellence at the high school level. Ten show-stopping numbers from 10 juried musicals will showcase the Best Musical finalists from schools across the state. (more...)

Paper Mill Playhouse Announces 2018 Rising Star Award Nominations
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018

As one of the nation's leading professional theaters and recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director) has a well-earned reputation for launching both performers and shows to Broadway (more...)

Pinkhouse Productions & Ophelia Theatre Group Present YOUR ALICE At BAM Fisher
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018

Your Alice by Billie Aken-Tyers opens Off-Broadway for a limited-engagement before heading across the pond to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Produced by Pink House Productions LLC. and Ophelia Theatre Group, Your Alice runs at BAM's Fishman Space May 23-26 at 7:30 p.m. and May 26 and 27 at 2:00 p.m. The story follows Charles Dodgson (pen name Lewis Carroll) as he tells his child muse, Alice, her favorite story for the last time. As they sail down the Oxford River, his beloved characters weave the audience in and out of Wonderland and through his tortured relationship with 10-year-old Miss Liddel. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME Starring Deaf Actor Joshua Castille
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018

The full cast for The 5th Avenue Theatre's spectacular new production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame, which stars Deaf actorJoshua Castille as Quasimodo, has been announced. Castille will use American Sign Language (ASL) throughout his performance, bringing new life and perspective to Quasimodo, who is deaf in the novel by Victor Hugo. (more...)

Heidi Blickenstaff, Alexander Gemignani, Karen Ziemba and More Join Prospect Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

Prospect Theater Company (Cara Reichel, Producing Artistic Director / Melissa Huber, Managing DIrector) is pleased to announce the line-up of performers for its 2018 Spring Gala event, to be held on Monday, May 14, 2018 from 6 - 10pm at Manhattan Penthouse (80 Fifth Avenue at 14th Street). (more...)

Carrie Hope Fletcher Meets Westerberg High's Newest Girl Band For HEATHERS THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

After breaking previous box office records at The Other Palace, the European premiere of HEATHERS - THE MUSICAL continues to delight, this time with the announcement of an incredible house band. (more...)

Guarini, Adams, Ryan & More To Star In WE WRITE GOOD: THE SONGS OF THOMSON & DESMON
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2018

A host of Broadway, television, and recording artists will join songwriting team Jeff Thomson and Jeremy Desmon in concert on May 27t h at 9:30 PM at 54 Below (254 W 54th St, New York, NY 10019). (more...)

BREAKING: Peter Dinklage and Haley Bennett To Lead Cast Of Goodspeed Musicals' CYRANO
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2018

Goodspeed is assembling a stellar cast for Cyrano an inspired new take on the Edmond Rostand classic Cyrano de Bergerac. Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning actor Peter Dinklage will develop the title role and film actress Haley Bennett will play Roxanne in this bold new musical. Additional casting will be announced at a later date. This exciting musical is adapted by Erica Schmidt in collaboration with members of the Grammy Award-winning indie alternative band The National. Cyrano will run August 3 - September 2, 2018 at The Terris Theatre in Chester, Conn. This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2018

In response to overwhelming demand and near universal critical acclaim, Symphonie Fantastique - the singular creation by designer, director, master puppeteer, and MacArthur "genius" Basil Twist - extends its 20th anniversary engagement to July 15. Set to Hector Berlioz's revolutionary 1830 score, Symphonie Fantastique, for the first time in New York, features live piano accompaniment by Christopher O'Riley. Hailed as a creative masterpiece when it debuted in 1998, the production, which opened on April 4, is a presentation from HERE's Dream Music Puppetry Program and a centerpiece of HERE's 25th anniversary season. (more...)

Nominees Announced For Dallas Summer Musicals High School Musical Theater Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2018

???????Young performers in North Texas and Oklahoma have waited all year with bated breath. After a year of 79 amazing performances from 75 participating high schools, industry professionals have finished judging for the 7th annual Dallas Summer Musicals (DSM) High School Musical Theatre Awards (HSMTA), and the nominees are in! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 8, 2018
by - Apr 8, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 8 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

The Nazareth College Theatre and Dance Department Presents THE ADDAMS FAMILY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2018

The altogether kooky family made famous by the Charles Addams' 1960s sitcom will take over the Nazareth College Arts Center in The Addams Family: A New Musical Comedy. Presented by the Nazareth College Theatre and Dance Department, this family-friendly musical brings all of your favorite macabre characters (back) to life at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 20 and Saturday, April 21, and 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 22 in the Callahan Theater, located on the campus of Nazareth College at 4245 East Avenue, Rochester, 14618. (more...)

Amanda Abbington and Danny Mac Confirmed For The UK Premiere Of New Musical A LITTLE PRINCESS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2018

Sherlock star Amanda Abbington and Sunset Boulevard leading man Danny Mac are the first stars to be announced for the UK premiere of the musical A Little Princess by Tony-nominated composer/lyricist Andrew Lippa (Big Fish,The Addams Family, The Wild Party). (more...)

VIDEO: James Monroe Iglehart Will Never Be Satisfied at MISCAST
by Stage Tube - Apr 5, 2018

Last Monday, the best of Broadway gathered in celebration of one of the most anticipated events of the theatrical season- MCC Theater's annual Miscast gala. Among the performers was James Monroe Iglehart, who performed Satisfied from Hamilton, featuring his costars Javier Munoz and Lexi Lawson. Watch the video below! (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Broadway Icon Bebe Neuwirth's Guest Appearance on THE GOOD FIGHT
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 4, 2018

Bebe Neuwirth guest stars as Judge Claudia Friend on this Sunday's THE GOOD FIGHT. In the upcoming episode, Adrian becomes an overnight celebrity after his candid appearance on a cable news show goes viral. Lucca, who has yet to formally announce her pregnancy, worries about her future at the firm. Meanwhile, Adrian's newfound cable news fame grabs the attention of Chicago's top law firm and the jury of his latest case. Bebe Neuwirth, Matt Walsh and Greta Lee guest star. (more...)

Blumenthal Performing Arts Announces 2018 Blumey Awards Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2018

???????Blumenthal Performing Arts is pleased to announce the nominees competing in the 7th Annual High School Musical Theater Awards, also known as The Blumey Awards, presented by Wells Fargo on Sunday, May 20, at Belk Theater. (more...)

Broadway Stars Emily Padgett, Ariana DeBose, Jeff Blumenkrantz Lead Stellar Cast Of SONGS IN THE KEY OF EQUALITY Benefit Concert
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2018

???????Swish Ally Fund of the Stonewall Community Foundation is proud to announce the cast for its 10th annual Songs in the Key of Equality Benefit Concert: Our Time is Now on Monday, May 14 at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City. (more...)

CAPEZIO Celebrates 130 Years Of Excellence
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2018

In just two weeks, Capezio Dance Foundation presents: Capezio celebrates 130 years of excellence in a one-night only special Awards and show on Monday, May 14, 2018 at 7:30 pm at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Avenue, Las Vegas NV 89106. A glorious production will highlight some of the magical history of Capezio with numerous dance legends and stars of stage and screen saluting this milestone. Savion Glover the Tony Award winner dancer, choreographer and actor joins this special event. The show is produced and directed by Ann Marie DeAngelo. The show benefts The Actors Fund and Future Dance (a program sponsored by Nevada Ballet Theatre). (more...)

Ben Platt, Rachel Bay Jones, Laura Benanti, Alan Menken To Perform At Stephen Schwartz 70th Birthday Concert
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2018

The Dramatists Guild Foundation (DGF) today announced that Tony Award-winning performers Ben Platt (DEAR EVAN HANSEN), Rachel Bay Jones (DEAR EVAN HANSEN) and Laura Benanti (GYPSY); Tony, Grammy and Academy Award-winning composer Alan Menken; multiple Grammy and Academy Award-winning songwriter Kristen Anderson-Lopez (FROZEN, COCO) and double E.G.O.T.-winning songwriter Robert Lopez (FROZEN, COCO, AVENUE Q, BOOK OF MORMON); along with acclaimed soprano Renee Fleming (currently appearing on Broadway in CAROUSEL), will take the stage at the Hudson Theatre to toast the life and work of one of American theatre's greatest living composers, Stephen Schwartz, on Monday, April 23, 2018 at 7pm EST. The star-filled concert, sponsored in part by the Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) and the Hudson Theatre, will showcase and shine a spotlight on Schwartz's beloved songs, stories, and legacy in celebration of his 70th Birthday. (more...)

Way Off Broadway Welcomes The Return Of The Berenstain Bears
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2018

???????After a brief hiatus at the beginning of the year, Way Off Broadway is kicking off its 2018 Family Theatre Series season with the return of The Berenstain Bears on Stage! The show, which first premiered at the theatre in 2015, will have a limited engagement for its second go-around, running April 21st - May 20th, with six performances only. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret: Frances Ruffelle, Megan Mullally, John Lloyd Young & More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2018

What good is sitting alone in your room this week? If you don't already have plans to see a Broadway show, come out to see your favorite Broadway stars in a cabaret act instead. Highlights this week include: (more...)

Still A SMASH: Catching Up with the Stars of the Gone (But Not Forgotten) Musical Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2018

Smash fans' dreams came true last week when Katharine McPhee made her Broadway debut as Jenna in Waitress! So what's the rest of the star-studded cast of NBC's Smash been up to? We took a look at where just a few of our favorite Smash alums are now! (more...)

John Lloyd Young, Ryan Scott Oliver With Ben Fankhauser, 54/54/54 With Jenna Ushkowitz, And More Next Week at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2018

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. (more...)

Totem Pole Playhouse Announces Nominees For Annual Awards Honoring Area High School Musical Productions
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2018

Totem Pole Playhouse, Pennsylvania's premiere summer theatre located in Caledonia State Park, has announced 60 nominations in 12 categories for the fifth annual Totem Pole Playhouse Awards recognizing outstanding achievement in musical theater production and performance by high school students in the counties surrounding the Playhouse. (more...)

Manchester Opera House Announces Its Ugly Sisters For CINDERELLA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2018

Manchester Opera House has announced the first stars joining the line-up for Manchester's ultimate family pantomime this festive season, with Coronation Street bad boys Connor McIntyre and Les Dennis swapping the cobbles for their clutch bags as the Ugly Sisters in Cinderella. (more...)

Casting Complete For Staged Reading Of BY MOONLIGHT: A NEW MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2018

By Moonlight: A New Musical will receive an open-to-the-public staged reading on May 22, 2018 at Pearl Studios Room 1204 on May 22, 2018. There will be two performances at 12PM and 3:30PM. (more...)

San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus Concludes 40th Anniversary Season With UNBREAKABLE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2018

The San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus(SFGMC)-under the leadership of Dr. Tim Seelig, Artistic Director andChristopher Verdugo, Executive Director-concludes Season 40: Unstoppablewith UNBREAKABLE, a groundbreaking world premiere work by Tony Award-nominated composer Andrew Lippa (I Am Harvey Milk, The Addams Family, Big Fish, The Wild Party), on Friday, June 22 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, June 23 (2:30 p.m. & 8 p.m.) at San Francisco's Nourse Theater (275 Hayes Street). (more...)

More Star Casting Announced For the UK Premiere Of A LITTLE PRINCESS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2018

More star casting is announced for the UK premiere of the musical A Little Princess by Tony-nominated composer/lyricist Andrew Lippa (Big Fish,The Addams Family, The Wild Party). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Amanda Abbington in A LITTLE PRINCESS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2018

Sherlock star Amanda Abbington and Sunset Boulevard leading man Danny Mac are starring in the UK premiere of the musical A Little Princess by Tony-nominated composer/lyricist Andrew Lippa (Big Fish,The Addams Family, The Wild Party). (more...)

Hale Centre Theatre Announces 2019 Season; FREAKY FRIDAY, A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE, and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2018

Hale Centre Theatre's new 2019 Season of Shows to be performed in the new Mountain America Performing Arts Centre in Sandy is packed with exciting regional premieres of Broadway favorites including A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder and the breathtaking classic, An American in Paris. (more...)

Music Theater Works Continues Kids Summer Workshops
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018

Music Theater Works continues to accept enrollments for the 2018 Musical Theater Summer Workshop. Young people ages 8 to 13 will learn singing, dancing and acting in preparation for a free public performance, where family and friends are invited to watch them perform a mini-musical. No experience or audition required, and everyone gets a part. (more...)

2018 Kids Musical Theater Summer Workshops Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018

Music Theater Works continues to accept enrollments for the 2018 Musical Theater Summer Workshop. Young people ages 8 to 13 will learn singing, dancing and acting in preparation for a free public performance, where family and friends are invited to watch them perform a mini-musical. No experience or audition required, and everyone gets a part.   (more...)

Orpheum Announces Nominees for 2018 High School Musical Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018

On Thursday, May 24 at 7pm, students and supporters from 29 participating schools across the Mid-South will gather at the Orpheum Theatre for the 9th Annual High School Musical Theatre Awards, sponsored in part by Sedgwick, Memphis Audio, and Dean HD and other generous sponsors. Modeled after the Tony® Awards, the High School Musical Theatre Awards recognize achievements in all areas of high school musical theatre. (more...)

ON YOUR FEET! to Make Wisconsin Debut in Madison
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018

Overture Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the Wisconsin premiere and the state's only engagement of the hit Broadway musical ON YOUR FEET! will take the Overture Hall stage Tuesday, May 15-Sunday, May 20. Based on the life story of seven-time GRAMMY® winning international superstar Gloria Estefan and her husband, 19-time GRAMMY® winning producer-musician-entrepreneur Emilio Estefan, the first national tour stars Cuban-American Broadway actress Christie Prades as Gloria Estefan, and acclaimed stage and television actor Mauricio Martinez as Emilio Estefan. (more...)

Orange County School Of The Arts Musical Theatre Conservatory Presents The Cutting-Edge High School Premiere Production Of JASPER IN DEADLAND
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018

Orange County School of the Arts Musical Theatre Conservatory is the first high school in the nation to present 'Jasper in Deadland,' the high-energy pop/rock musical by Hunter Foster and Ryan Scott Oliver recently seen Off-Broadway at The Prospect Theatre Company and in Seattle at The 5th Avenue Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: 5-Star Theatricals Presents the Thousand Oaks Premiere of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2018

5-STAR THEATRICALS (formerly Cabrillo Music Theatre) continues its 2017-2018 season with the Thousand Oaks premiere of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, book by Peter Parnell (based on the Victor Hugo Novel and songs from the Disney film), musical direction by Dan Redfeld, choreography by Michelle Elkin and directed by Misti B. Wills. THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME opens on Friday, April 20, 2017 and runs through Sunday, April 29, 2018 at the 1,800-seat Kavli Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Boulevard in Thousand Oaks.   (more...)

HEATHERS, Starring Carrie Hope Fletcher, Releases More Tickets
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2018

The European premiere of HEATHERS - THE MUSICAL smashed The Other Palace box office records when it went on sale last week becoming the biggest on-sale in the history of The Other Palace. The musical premieres at The Other Palace on 9 June and runs for a limited 8-week season. (more...)

Tony Award-Winning Lighting Designer, Natasha Katz, Accepts The 2018 Apple Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2018

The Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance, a department within the College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts at Wayne State University, will honor legendary Broadway lighting designer, Natasha Katz, with the 2018 Apple Award on Thursday, April 19, 2018 during an invitation-only ceremony at the Fisher Theatre prior to that evening's performance of Broadway's 'School of Rock,' for which Ms. Katz designed the lighting. (more...)

VIDEO: Nathan Lane Visits THE VIEW to Discuss ANGELS IN AMERICA, Trump, & More!
by TV News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

Nathan Lane recently appeared on THE VIEW, where he discussed the amount of research he put into his Angels in America character, Roy Cohn, and Donald Trump of course.  (more...)

Meet America's Kookiest Family When ATP Kids Presents THE ADDAMS FAMILY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

???????America's kookiest family comes to musical life in The Addams Family, coming to the Whitefish Performing Arts Center April 27-29. The Tony Award-nominated musical is based on the iconic illustrations by Charles Addams and the hit TV show they spawned, and will be performed by 31 students ages 13-18 from 9 different schools across the Flathead Valley. It is part of the ATP Kids theatre education program and is presented by Kalispell KiDDS. (more...)

HEATHERS The Musical Opens at Florida Rep Education
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

The long-awaited Florida Rep Education Conservatory production of "Heathers: The Musical" officially opens May 23 at the Historic Arcade Theatre. The production runs May 23 through May 27 with matinee performances on May 26-27. (more...)

Broadway/San Diego Announces Participating Schools for High School Musical Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

Broadway/San Diego just announced the 5th annual Broadway/San Diego High School Musical Theatre Awards, sponsored by San Diego County Credit Union®, taking place on Sunday, May 27, 2018 where twenty nominated Students will compete for two spots on an all-expenses paid trip to The Jimmy Awards (National High School Musical Theatre Awards®) in New York in June. (more...)

Jackie Hoffman Brings MEMOIRCITA! to Los Angeles LGBT Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

The Los Angeles LGBT Center's Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center has announced the West Coast premiere of Memoircita!, the new solo show by award-winning Broadway and TV star Jackie Hoffman. Most recently celebrated for her role as Mamacita in the hit FX miniseries FEUD: Bette and Joan, Hoffman returns to the Center's Renberg Theatre for three performances only on Friday and Saturday, May 11 and 12 at 8pm and Sunday, May 13 at 7pm. (more...)

Shuler Awards Students Building Bright Futures With Georgia Lottery-Funded HOPE Scholarship
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

Each year thousands of Georgia high school students participate in the Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards - Shuler Hensley Awards. The year-long program culminates in an awards show featuring the next generation of Georgia's musical theatre talent. Presented by the Georgia Lottery, this year's awards show will air on Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB) over its nine-station statewide television network live from Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre on April 19, 2018 from 7-9 pm. (more...)

Majory Stoneman Douglas Drama Student, Sawyer Garrity, Joins 54 SINGS P!NK
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

Majory Stoneman Douglas student Sawyer Garrity has joined the lineup of 54 SINGS P!NK, August 19th, at Feinstein's/54 Below in New York City. (more...)

American Lyric Theater Presents INSIGHTALT: Opera In Eden Featuring Three New One-Act Operas In Concert, 5/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2018

 American Lyric Theater concludes the 10th Anniversary of its nationally acclaimed Composer Librettist Development Program this season with InsightALT: Opera in Eden, a one-night-only concert featuring three new one-act operas written by ALT Resident Artists, hosted by composer/librettist Mark Adamo and producing artistic director Lawrence Edelson. (more...)

KNIGHTS OF THE ROSE Announces First Casting
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2018

Romance of the Rose Productions announces the first casting for the new West End musical Knights of the Rose. Directed by Racky Plews and created by Jennifer Marsden, Knights of the Rose opens on 29th June for 9 weeks only at The Arts Theatre. Leading the noble Knights is Adam Pearce (King Aethelstan) who is joined by Chris Cowley (Palamon), Oliver Saville (Hugo), Rebecca Bainbridge (Queen Matilda / Bess), Rebekah Lowings (Isabel), Matt Thorpe (Horatio), Ruben Van keer (John), Katie Birtill (Hannah) and Bleu Woodward (Emily). Ian Gareth-Jones, Kelly Hampson and Tom Bales make up the ensemble. (more...)

Step Into to the Candy Store! HEATHERS to Head to The Other Palace in London
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 12, 2018

It'll be very! Baz Bamigboye of The Daily Mail has reported that the West End is set to get its very own production of the homicidal high school musical, Heathers, which is set to begin its run at The Other Palace beginning 9 June.  (more...)

by Don Grigware - Apr 10, 2018

The Gershwins' Nice Work If You Can Get It is such a smooth entertainment and a joy to watch where and whenever it plays...if the director and cast are top notch and up to a myriad of challenges. You cannot pull off farcical material unless actors are atuned to split timing and can sing and dance up a storm. You must have triple threat performers. No problem at MTW, whose 'S'Wonderful' production keeps the audience consistently applauding for more. Dependably resourceful director Larry Raben, splendid choreographer Peggy Hickey and a stellar ensemble create real 'Fascinating Rhythm' through April 22.    (more...)

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