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by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2020
We've been compiling showcase videos from college seniors all around the country. Although their performances were cancelled, the show must go on-- virtually!
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2020
Hello, Dolly!, one of the most iconic musicals of all time, was set to begin performances this summer at the West End's Adelphi Theatre. Producers of the show today announced that the production has been postponed to 2022.
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2020
Though performances at The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre have been suspended since mid-March due to the global Coronavirus pandemic, the company's producers are looking to the future with the unveiling of Way Off Broadway's 2020/2021 Season line-up.
by Stage Tube - May 24, 2020
On this day in 1966 the classic musical comedy, Mame, opened on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2020
Today (May 21) in live streaming: Tiler Peck is joined by Ramin Karimloo and Lea Salonga, daddy Long Legs reunites, and so much more!
by Stage Tube - May 21, 2020
Paper Mill Playhouse has shared a flashback installment of its Humanitarian Symposium Series taking an inside look at the work of Jerry Herman.
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2020
Today (May 20) in live streaming: Bombshell is back, Urie, Delany and Donovan visit Backstage LIVE, and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2020
From Hello, Dolly! and Mame to La Cage aux Folles, no one has written 'showtunes' with as much exuberance as Jerry Herman whose musicals offer an optimistic approach to the human condition, finding common ground with his audience by showing us that the differences between us are, in fact, what unite us.
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2020
Today (May 19) in live streaming: Jagged cast performs live, Sierra Boggess takes over at Stars in the House, and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2020
Today (May 18) in live streaming: Laura Benanti hosts Stars in the House, Broadway comes together for Covenant House, and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2020
In response to the continuing coronavirus pandemic and with the knowledge that the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's reopening of Southeastern Pennsylvania is still pending, the historic Bucks County Playhouse has announced it will cancel its 2020 Summer Season.
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2020
As theatre fans everywhere prepare for a while longer without Broadway, BroadwayWorld wants to make sure that you stay sane while social distancing. What better time to brush up on some of the movie musicals you always wanted to see, but never had the time to; or to listen to that cast recording that always eluded you; or watch that Youtube performance that everyone's been talking about?
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2020
Buck Creek Players have announced the cancellation of the remainder of its 46th season. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2020
BroadwayHD is honoring the lives and legacies of theater legends Stephen Sondheim and Andrew Lloyd Webber, who are celebrating their 90th and 72nd birthdays on March 22nd, with a special playlist this March.
by Ben Rimalower - Mar 9, 2020
In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk to actor and singer Nathan Lee Graham about Lena Horne's 1981 live album 'Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music.' They also discuss André De Shields, Billy Porter, 'Mame,' Robin de Jesús, 'Showboat,' Angela Lansbury, 'Jesus Christ Superstar,' Judy Garland, Jenifer Lewis, James Brown III, Hal Prince, Susan Stroman, and Eartha Kitt. Nathan talks about social activism through art and how performers like Lena and Eartha have influenced his career. Nathan has starred on Broadway in beloved shows such as 'Priscilla, Queen of the Desert' and Michael John LaChiusa's 'The Wild Party.' He's appeared in the hit films 'Zoolander,' 'Sweet Home Alabama,' and 'Hitch,' and on TV shows such as 'The Comeback,' 'Absolutely Fabulous,' and 'Katy Keene.'
by Stage Tube - Mar 28, 2020
Feinstein's/54 Below has released a new flashback video of Lorna Luft performing 'The Man That Got Away.'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2020
The Actors Fund has teamed with SiriusXM Broadway host Seth Rudetsky and his husband, producer James Wesley, to produce a daily mini-online show, entitled Stars in The House, featuring stars of stage and screen singing and performing live (from home!) on social media to promote support for The Fund.
by Ben Rimalower - Mar 23, 2020
In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk to Tony-nominated director and actor Charles Busch about the soundtrack to the 1983 film 'Yentl.' They also discuss Barbra Streisand, Bette Midler, Linda Lavin, Julie Halston, Patrick Dennis, 'Mame,' Michael Tanner, Tom Judson, Dick Gallagher, Lucie Arnaz, Lorna Luft, Michael Vollbracht, 'The Women,' Carl Andress, Lynne Meadow, Tony Roberts, Paul Newman, Sasha Velour, Bianca Del Rio, Stephen Sondheim, and Michele Lee. Charles talks about his career in and out of drag, as well as the difference between downtown and mainstream theater. Charles is the author of a number of fabulous plays, many of which he starred in, including 'Vampire Lesbians of Sodom,' 'Psycho Beach Party,' and his most recent, 'The Confession of Lily Dare.' His 2000 hit play, 'The Tale of the Allergist's Wife,' ran on Broadway and was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Play.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2020
12-time Emmy Award® winner and Tony Award® recipient Rosie O'Donnell and actor/Producer Erich Bergen have announced that the star-studded one-night-only return of the 25-time Emmy Award-winning 'The Rosie O'Donnell Show,' raised over $600,000 in support of The Actors Fund in order to help in this time of crisis.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2020
Fresh off a record-setting run of A Chorus Line last fall, MainStage Irving-Las Colinas announces its 2020-2021 Irving Arts Center series to be produced in the Dupree Theatre (3333 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving TX).
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2020
Arizona Broadway Theatre (ABT) announced effective immediately all programming is on an indefinite hold until which time the theatre is able to confidently chart a course forward following the current COVID-19 Pandemic.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Mar 19, 2020
Looking for a way to pass the time while at home? BroadwayWorld has made a list of musicals and shows that you can watch from the comfort of your couch! Whether it's Netflix, Hulu, Disney+ or Prime Video, we have got you covered with all the must-watch titles! 
by Peter Nason - Mar 19, 2020
How do we make a list of the 101 greatest show tunes from the past 100 years without bias? That's certainly a near-impossible mountain to climb, because even some forms of biases, knowledgeable judgments, are key when doing a task like this. But we need to make it as objective as possible when dealing with something so subjective.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2020
BroadwayHD is the premiere streaming service for theater lovers everywhere! With all your favorite shows available anytime. 
by Lynn Beaver - Mar 17, 2020
BroadwayWorld Austin Senior Editor, Franklin Edward Benge passed away Saturday, March 14 at 11:37 AM.
by Walter McBride - Mar 16, 2020
BroadwayWorld was saddened to report that Broadway veteran Merwin Foard recently passed away at 59 years old. Born September 16, 1960 in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, Foard was last seen on Broadway in Aladdin as a standby for Jafar/Sultan.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2020
Musical Theatre West announced today that, in compliance with the directive of the California Department of Public Health, the upcoming production of Mame scheduled for March 27 through April 12, 2020 will be postponed.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2020
Theatre in the Park (TIP) opens its 51st season with the Kansas City premiere of the smash Broadway hit a?oeBe More Chilla??. a?oeBe More Chilla?? opens at TIP INDOORS on March 20 and runs through April 5 in the Black Box Theatre at the Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2020
The Carpenter Performing Arts Center has announced that it is postponing all performances through May 1.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2020
Flying Over Sunset is officially in previews on Broadway! The musical, with book and direction by James Lapine, music by Tom Kitt, and lyrics by Michael Korie, and choreography by Michelle Dorrance will open Thursday, April 16.
by Michael Rabice - Mar 11, 2020
Many may think that the heartwarming and brassy American musical comedy of yore with it's hummable tunes will never be seen again. That the days of star driven shows have dried up. The era when the names of Mary Martin, Ethel Merman, or Carol Channing all but guaranteed a hit musical. Now producers are wary of putting all of their eggs in one basket, relying on a star to stick with a show until it recoups it's investment. Happily...... no, joyously...... Broadway producer Scott Rudin was able to engage superstar Bette Midler for a year in the first revival of HELLO DOLLY! ever to happen on Broadway without Carol Channing
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2020
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Broadway veteran Merwin Foard has passed away. He was 59 years old.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 10, 2020
Today's top stories: Today is Women's Day On Broadway! Plus, a look at Rob McClure in Mrs. Doubtfire, pre-Broadway runs announced for A Strange Loop and Some Like it Hot, and more!
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 10, 2020
Two River Theater (TRT) is presenting a play that has been highly anticipated in their current season, August Wilson's, 'Radio Golf.' With the superb direction of Brandon J. Dirden, and a cast that is perfect in their roles, it is a must-see show. We attended the opening night performance when the enthusiastic audience gave it a rousing standing ovation.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2020
Get an exclusive look inside the rehearsal room for the premiere of the new Rock Musical based on Oscar Wilde's 'The Picture of Dorian Gray'.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2020
Following its critically acclaimed 2019 season which included Mary Page Marlowe, The Waverly Gallery and Truman Capote's A Christmas Memory, The Alchemy Theatre once again brings their unique and powerful storytelling to the musical MACK & MABEL, directed by Michael Cooper, musically directed by Adam Roberts, choreographed by Josh Sallerson and produced by Marnie Near and Christopher Shea.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2020
Paper Mill Playhouse has announced a special live streaming event from their Humanities Symposium Program Straight from the Paper Mill Playhouse Vault featuring Broadway's best and performances from some the brightest Paper Mill stars of the day including retrospectives on Stephen Schwartz, Stephen Sondheim and more! 
by Peter Nason - Apr 7, 2020
BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the greatest theatrical works (non-musical) from 1920-2020; see if your favorites made the list!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2020
BroadwayWorld Book Club is officially off and running! Or should we say, reading! The first BroadwayWorld Book Club selection is Jennifer Ashley Tepper's The Untold Stories of Broadway Volume 1. Tepper has just released the first volume of the book for free on Kindle!
by Gil Kaan - Apr 6, 2020
Here's the third installment of responses from various Los Angeles Theatre heads on how their individual theatre families are holding up in these crazy, safe-distancing times. As with the first two batches of responses, these are just as amazing in their acknowledged realism and uniform positivity:
by Peter Nason - Apr 30, 2020
BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the best musical theatre characters from 1940-2020; see if your favorites made the cut!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2020
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that India Adams, whose long career as a singer and actress spanned nearly seven decades, died Saturday, April 25th at Tarzana Medical Center in Los Angeles, after a short illness.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2020
St Kilda's MEMO Music Hall continues its transition from Dance Hall to Digital Venue with a very special Mother's Day event at 7.30pm 10 May featuring an all-star line-up of leading ladies of Australian Music Theatre.
by Stage Tube - Apr 24, 2020
Jake Flynn Ryan woke up today feeling the way he always do does... like he wants to be back on Broadway! The Mrs. Doubtfire star has been hard at work creating a very special Quarantine version of Hairspray's 'Good Morning, Baltimore' and you can check it out below! 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2020
Due to the closure of the Carpenter Center for the Performing Arts through August 24, Musical Theatre West (MTW) is postponing its summer productions of Mame and Treasure Island.  New dates will be announced in the coming months.
by Jim Munson - Apr 20, 2020
Theater companies all over the world are rising to the challenge of staying connected to their audiences and continuing to serve them while in-person performances are suspended for an indefinite period. San Franciso's storied Magic Theatre has come up with a creative solution by instituting 'Far Apart Art,' a podcast series composed of brief, daily audio journals from a host of Magic's family of playwrights. BroadwayWorld recently spoke with Loretta Greco, Magic's Artistic Director, about 'Far Apart Art' and how she and Magic are weathering the pandemic.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 12, 2020
BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge says, 'That this episode of Broadway Rewind features something Toxic, something Royal and something Academic.' We drop by New World Stages for a look at the David Bryan and Joe DePietro musical, The Toxic Avenger. We also visit with two-time Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick and the cast of Roundabout's production of The Philanthropist, but we kick it off at the opening night of director Neil Armfield's production of Eugene Ionesco's Exit The King, which starred Academy Award winners Geoffrey Rush and Susan Sarandon, Tony Award winner Andrea Martin and Lauren Ambrose. Geoffrey Rush told Ridge, 'I just phoned my wife and said, 'Darling I just made my Broadway debut and it's a marker. It's not what I aimed for. I had never really, seriously ever thought about it... I used to listen to a lot of Broadway musical theatre back in the mid 60's when I was in high school. Next to the Beatles, I was listening to Angela Lansbury in Mame or Tommy Steele in Half a Sixpence or Zero Mostel in Fiddler. I'm pretty well seasoned in that kind of energy, and to be able to bring a weird and wonderful play like Exit the King into that arena, has been just so special.'
by Stage Tube - Apr 11, 2020
Check out a clip of 'Opening Up' from the original A.R.T. production of Waitress featuring some earlier lyrics and arrangements from songwriter Sara Bareilles!