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by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2019
Walnut Street Theatre concludes its thrilling 210th season with the award-winning Broadway hit, LEGALLY BLONDE: THE MUSICAL. Directed and choreographed by Richard Stafford, the high-energy musical begins previews on May 14, opens May 22, and continues through July 14.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2019
With The Bay at Nice currently running at the Menier and Fiddler on the Roof playing at the Playhouse Theatre, the Menier Chocolate Factory today announces the European premiere of the musical of Robert James Waller's bestselling novel The Bridges of Madison County in a new staging by Trevor Nunn. The production opens on 23 July, with previews from 12 July, and runs until 14 September. Booking opens for supporters of the Menier today - 7 May, with public booking on 13 May at 9am.
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2019
The Stephen Sondheim Society and Mercury Musical Developments today announce West End Musical Director Gareth Valentine as the final judge for the 2019 Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer of the Year (SSSSPOTY), alongside the previously announced Julia McKenzie, Peter Polycarpou, and Edward Seckerson. Lyricist Charles Hart and Olivier Award-winner Jenna Russell join Nkeki Obi-Melekwe and Stiles + Drewe to complete the judging panel for the Stiles + Drewe Best New Song Prize. Winners will be announced at Theatre Royal Haymarket on Sunday 9 June.
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2019
In celebration of 86 Years of Theatre By The Sea (TBTS), owner and producer Bill Hanney has announced the 2019 summer schedule for the Monday Concerts and Events Series, which will be held on select Mondays throughout the season.
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2019
Tyrone Huntley will star as Wes in the European premiere of new LGBTQ+ musical THE VIEW UPSTAIRS, which runs from 18 July to 24 August at Soho Theatre, with a press night on Tuesday 23 July and a special gala night in aid of the Albert Kennedy Trust (AKT) on 24 July.
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2019
With Orpheus Descending opening at the theatre, and Fiddler on the Roof playing at the Playhouse Theatre, the Menier Chocolate Factory today announces that Jenna Russell will lead the 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. The production opens on 23 July, with previews from 13 July, and runs until 14 September. Public booking is now open.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019
Principal Guest Conductor David Charles Abell returns to his hometown of Philadelphia for Cole Porter's Broadway: Too Darn Hot, the explosive penultimate performance of The Philly POPS 40th Anniversary Season, April 12-14 at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2019
Rehearsals are under way for the critically-acclaimed 50th anniversary production of Hair - The Musical. Leading the cast in this revolutionary, Grammy award-winning musical is: Dancing on Ice's 2018 champion Jake Quickenden as Berger, Hollyoaks' Daisy Wood-Davis as Sheila and X Factor 2011 finalist Marcus Collins as Hud.
by Claudio Erlichman - Mar 29, 2019
Glamour, power and greed in the musical that made history on Broadway. This is 'Sunset Boulevard', a super production that premiered on March 22 at Teatro Santander, Sao Paulo, and marks the return to the stages of one of the most beloved Brazilian theater duo: Marisa Orth and Daniel Boaventura. They will be the protagonists of the seven Tony Awards winning musical, featuring songs by Andrew Lloyd Weber.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2019
TEG Life Like Company are delighted to announce they have cast musical icon DEBRA BYRNE in the role of the Beggar Woman; one of Australia's most diversely talented entertainers, MICHAEL FALZON as Pirelli; and celebrated international bass baritone opera star DANIEL SUMEGI as Judge Turpin, to star in this spectacular re-imagined concert version of the musical thriller SWEENEY TODD: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2019
Following the critically-acclaimed 50th anniversary production of Hair - The Musical at Hope Mill Theatre and sell-out transfer to The Vaults, London, the celebrated production will now embark on a nationwide tour.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2019
Michael Campayno (The Cher Show, Wicked), Quentin Earl Darrington (Once on This Island, CATS), and Ali Ewoldt (The Phantom of the Opera, The King and I) will lead 54 Sings Andrew Lloyd Webber on March 25, 2019 at 7:00 and 9:30 at Feinstein's/54 Below.
by Sarah Hookey - Jun 26, 2019
Bill Hanney, award winning OwnerProducer of North Shore Music Theatre in Beverly, MA and Theatre By The Sea in Matunuck, Rhode Island is coming to Cape Cod this Summer.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2019
Theatre By The Sea (TBTS) owner and producer Bill Hanney is proud to announce the return of an all-new edition of A Broadway Celebration created exclusively for our audience. Producer and host, New York Casting Director Stephen DeAngelis returns with five of Broadway's finest vocalists, who will recreate some of their most memorable and favorite musical moments as they celebrate the spectrum from classic to contemporary Broadway. The concert will allow the performers to display their great talents and versatility, share backstage behind-the-scenes anecdotes and conduct an enlightening and entertaining question and answer session with the audience. Scheduled performers are two-time Tony Award nominee and two-time Drama Desk Award winner Gavin Lee (Mary Poppins, SpongeBob SquarePants, the Broadway Musical, Les Miserables), Telly Leung (Aladdin, Allegiance, In Transit, Godspell, Pacific Overtures, Flower Drum Song, RENT), Drama Desk Award nominee Judy McLane (Mamma Mia!, Kiss of the Spider Woman, Aspects of Love, Chess), Wade Preston (Movin' Out), and Kissy Simmons (The Lion King). Musical DirectorAccompanist will once again be Jon Balcourt (Dear Evan Hansen, The Book of Mormon).
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019
Take a magical journey under the sea when Musical Theater West (MTW) brings Disney's The Little Mermaid to the Carpenter Performing Arts Center July 12-28.   
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019
Following the first ever UK & Ireland tour of Titanic The Musical in 2018, casting has been revealed as the production prepares for its 2019 worldwide tour. After opening at the New Victoria Theatre, Woking on 11 July 2019, the production led by returning director Thom Southerland will tour across the world until 15 December 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2019
Fraser Entertainment Group's AN EVENING OF CLASSIC BROADWAY returns to Rockwell Table and Stage in Los Angeles. The show tune songfest will take place on Monday, June 24th at 8PM (doors open at 6:30). Rockwell is offering a 25% discount for all June shows with the code PRIDE25.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2019
Jamie Wilson and Gavin Kalin have announced casting for the UK premiere of ON YOUR FEET! - THE STORY OF EMILIO AND GLORIA ESTEFAN, which will play at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre from Tuesday 17 Saturday 21 March 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2019
EG Life Like Company are delighted to announce they have cast musical icon DEBRA BYRNE in the role of the Beggar Woman; one of Australia's most diversely talented entertainers, MICHAEL FALZON as Pirelli; and celebrated international bass baritone opera star DANIEL SUMEGI as Judge Turpin, to star in this spectacular re-imagined concert version of the musical thriller SWEENEY TODD: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.
by Marianka Swain - Jun 12, 2019
Amy Ellen Richardson's past work includes Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, Merrily We Roll Along, Les Miserables, and most recently Sweet Charity at Donmar Warehouse. She's now starring in the West End transfer of the hit British musical based on Sue Townsend's beloved Adrian Mole books.
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 BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2019
Katy Lipson of Aria Entertainment and Joseph Houston and William Whelton of Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester announce An Evening with Tracie Bennett, at 7pm on Sunday 4 August at Hope Mill Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2019
The Menier Chocolate Factory is gearing up to present 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. The production opens on 23 July, with previews from 13 July, and runs until 14 September. Public booking is now open.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2019
Cast announced for the UK premiere of hit US musical Cruel Intentions: The '90s Musical, being produced at the Edinburgh Fringe by the team behind West End smash, Heathers The Musical. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2019
As BroadwayWorld previously reported, a London workshop recently took place for Andrew Lloyd Webber's modern musical remake of Cinderella, which welcomed some of Broadway's most notable producers and theatre owners. Now the composer has revealed in an recent interview with Good Morning Britain that the musical will open on Broadway next year.
by Marianka Swain - Jan 3, 2019
London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From Cate Blanchett's UK stage debut to a reborn Andrew Lloyd Webber, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews, interviews and features!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2019
A new British musical, The Cereal Cafe, inspired by the opening of the Cereal Killer Cafe in East London and the Shoreditch riots of 2015, is to get its world premiere at The Other Palace.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2019
Artistic Director Fred Anzevino announced today his full cast and production team for THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY - the heartfelt, intimate musical based on Robert James Waller's tender story of love, regrets and second chances. Anzevino will be stage director and Jeremy Ramey music director.  THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY, with music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown and book by Marsha Norman, won the 2014 Tony Award for Best Score. The second show of Theo Ubique's first season in its new home at 721 Howard Street in Evanston, THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY will preview from March 8-10, open to the press on Monday, March 11 and play Thursdays through Sundays through April 21, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2019
AN EVENING WITH STEPHEN SCHWARTZ, a showcase of the multi-award-winning American lyricist and composer's best loved repertoire, will occur on Sunday 17 February. A drinks and finger buffet will begin at 6pm, with the main event beginning at 7.30pm, including Schwartz's first ever UK panel discussion about his life and work.
by Cindy Marcolina - Jan 11, 2019
Written between The Phantom of the Opera and Sunset Boulevard, Aspects of Love belongs to the pool of Andrew Lloyd Webber's neglected musical. Back in 1989 it launched the career of none other than Michael Ball, who wowed the audiences with 'Love Changes Everything', his character Alex's big song which, surprisingly, opens the show.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019
Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts presents the newest addition to its Broadway Series, From Broadway, With Love, on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 8 p.m. Ticket prices range between $25 - $55, plus applicable fees, and are available online, by phone or at the box office. For more information, visit PatchogueTheatre.org, call the Patchogue Theatre Box Office at 631-207-1313, or stop by 71 East Main Street, Patchogue, NY.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2019
A young Classics professor puts her career-and her love life-in peril, and calls on the gods of Ancient Greece to save her. Things don't go according to plan when the gods who show up are The Gods of Comedy!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019
Founders of the Hope Aria Academy in Manchester, Katy Lipson, Joseph Houston and William Whelton, are delighted to announce that actress Hayley Tamaddon will be the Academy's Patron. Hayley has appeared in Closets the Musical at Hope Mill Theatre and sang at the theatre's recent third birthday celebrations. She is currently starring in Everyone's Talking About Jamie in London's West End. Hope Aria Academy is delighted to be partnering with Hayley and believes that her knowledge and experience will be a wonderful asset to the Academy students.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2019
Jack Maple & Brian Zeilinger for Take Two Theatricals, and Ken Fakler present the European premiere of new LGBTQ+ musical THE VIEW UPSTAIRS from 18 July to 31 August at Soho Theatre, following a triumphant run Off-Broadway, multiple regional US productions and a recent Australian premiere, THE VIEW UPSTAIRS is written by young up-and-coming artist Max Vernon and will be directed in London by Jonathan O'Boyle (Aspects of Love, Pippin, Hair), with choreography by Fabian Aloise (The Rink, Madagascar The Musical, Our House, Working). There will be a national press night on Tuesday 23 July. Casting is to be announced.
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 Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Feb 24, 2019
Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts presented the newest addition to its Broadway Series, From Broadway, With Love, on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 8 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2019
The Bridges of Madison County - the heartfelt, intimate musical by Jason Robert Brown (Parade, Honeymoon in Vegas, The Last Five Years) and Marsha Norman (The Color Purple) based on Robert James Waller's tender story of love, regrets and second chances - will open to the press on Monday, March 11. Artistic Director Fred Anzevino will be stage director and Jeremy Ramey music director.  The musical, which won the 2014 Tony Award for Best Score, will be the second show of Theo Ubique's first season in its new home at 721 Howard Street in Evanston. The Bridges of Madison County will preview from March 8-10 and play Thursdays through Sundays through April 21, 2019.
by Cindy Marcolina - Dec 31, 2018
Theatre producer Katy Lipson - who is producing artistic director of the Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester, as well as being an independent producer and who has recently taken on the road shows such as The Addams Family - is bringing Andrew Lloyd Webber's 1989 musical Aspects of Love to Southwark Playhouse which began at Hope Mill in August 2018. Here, we discuss what makes a good producer, her passion for theatre, and how the show resonates with the present times.
by BWW Staff - Dec 24, 2018
It's the last week to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Columbus Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2018
Further casting has been announced for the world premiere of Ivo van Hove's highly anticipated stage production of the 1950 Twentieth Century Fox film All About Eve.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2018
Just in time for the holiday season, THE WOMAN IN BLACK is inviting guests to try something new this year with a holiday ticket package. For those looking to bond over a spine-tingling live theater performance, THE WOMAN IN BLACK will include a drink from the bar with the purchase of a ticket using the code HOLIDAY through January 6, 2019. An experience surely not to miss, the production has been called "Spectacular" by the Chicago Sun-Times, and "Brilliant" by Chicago Theater Review, receiving rave reviews from critics across the board. 
by BWW Staff - Dec 17, 2018
There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Columbus Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2018
Nominations were announced today for the Sydney Theatre Awards for 2018, which will be presented at a gala ceremony on Monday 21 January 2019 at 6pm at the York Theatre, Seymour Centre.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2018
The lucky winner and their guest will have a theater experience unlike any other! You and your guest will receive 2 orchestra seats to the national tour of 9 time Tony-winning The Book of Mormon! After the show, you and your lucky guest will receive a private exclusive backstage tour led by The Book of Mormon star and Broadway favorite Ron Bohmer ('Price's Dad' in The Book of Mormon).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2019
Casting has been announced for the UK premiere of ON YOUR FEET! The Story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan, which will play a limited season at the London Coliseum from Friday 14 June Saturday 31 August 2019. Prior to the London run there will be seven performances at Curve, Leicester from 3 8 June 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2019
Walnut Street Theatre concludes its thrilling 210th season with the award-winning Broadway hit, LEGALLY BLONDE: THE MUSICAL. Directed and choreographed by Richard Stafford, the high-energy musical begins previews on May 14, opens May 22, and continues through July 14.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2019
THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY - the heartfelt, intimate musical based on Robert James Waller's tender story of love, regrets and second chances - will play an additional two weeks to meet audience demand, according to Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre Artistic Director Fred Anzevino. The new closing date is now Sunday, May 5. Theo Ubique's production, which opened to the press on March 11, earned raves from critics and has been playing to near-capacity houses since its opening. Giving the production 3-1/2 Stars, the CHICAGO TRIBUNE's Chris Jones said leading actress Kelli Harrington 'shines in a Broadway-worthy performance.' Catey Sullivan, writing for the CHICAGO SUN-TIMES, said 'the supporting cast is a delight' and called the show ' a genuinely moving story of loss, longing and sacrifice.' WTTW's Hedy Weiss said music director Jeremy Ramey has 'a genius for conjuring a symphonic sound with a five-piece ensemble.' The entire cast will continue with the production for the two-week extension.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2019
Andy Mientus, Declan Bennett, Victoria Hamilton-Barritt, Cedric Neal and John Partridge will star as Patrick, Dale, Inez, Willie and Buddy respectively in the European premiere of new LGBTQ+ musical THE VIEW UPSTAIRS, which runs from 18 July to 24 August at Soho Theatre, with a press night on Tuesday 23 July.
by Sarah Hookey - Apr 10, 2019
Boston Ballet's season concludes with Rhapsody, a mixed-repertory program featuring rarely-seen works by George Balanchine and Leonid Yakobson, followed by a world premiere by Boston Ballet Principal Dancer Paulo Arrais. Rhapsody runs May 16-June 9 at the Citizens Bank Opera House.