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BWW Review: LET'S GO TO THE MOVIES at Broadway Palm is Creative and Comical!
by Emily Yorgey - Sep 1, 2018

Broadway Palm kicked off their 26th season with LET'S GO TO THE MOVIES, a hilarious and fun musical parody, which was created, written, directed, and choreographed by Victor Legarreta. The show featured an incredibly wide range of movie scenes and musical numbers, from classic movies to more modern movie musicals, and it even put a creative spin on many movies that are not musicals. (more...)

Damsel Productions Announce London Tour Dates And Workshop Programme For Abi Zakarian's FABRIC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2018

Damsel Productions today announces the London tour dates for Abi Zakarian's Fabric, a new production in support of Solace Women's Aid. Following a run at Soho Theatre, the production tours to non-traditional theatre spaces - Hammersmith Town Hall, Kingsgate Community Centre, Goodinge Community Centre and Draper Hall, located in four boroughs identified by Solace Women's Aid as target areas. Directed by Hannah Hauer-King and starring Nancy Sullivan as Leah, Fabric opens at Soho Theatre on 13 September, with previews from 11 September, and closes on 22 September before touring from 24 September to 6 October. (more...)

Danielle Hope And Sam Ferriday To Join Cast Of ROCK OF AGES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2018

Danielle Hope and Sam Ferriday will join the cast of award-winning smash-hit musical "ROCK OF AGES" which opens at The Churchill Theatre, Bromley on 20 September 2018. www.rockofagesmusical.co.uk. (more...)

Breaking News: T4F Announces Association with MOELLER & BOTELHO
by Claudio Erlichman - Aug 9, 2018

T4F Entertainment S.A. ('T4F' or 'Time For Fun' or 'Company') (B3: SHOW3) announces association with Moeller & Botelho, Brazil's largest independent company of theatrical productions. (more...)

Irving Berlin's HOLIDAY INN Opens Walnut Street Theatre 210th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2018

Walnut Street Theatre opens its landmark 210th season with the lush romantic comedy Irving Berlin's HOLIDAY INN, featuring a score by "America's Songwriter."  Based on the classic film by the same name, the production will be directed by Charles Abbott and choreographed by Michelle Gaudette. Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn begins previews on September 4th, opens on September 12th, and runs through October 21st on the Walnut's Mainstage. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night WEST SIDE STORY at Barrington Stage Co.
by Stephen Sorokoff - Aug 9, 2018

The streets of Pittsfield, (more precisely Barrington Stage Co's Boyd Quinson Mainstage on Union Street) became the streets of 1957 New York City as one of the greatest Broadway Shows of all times, West Side Store had it's opening night performance.  Nowadays you don't have gangs fighting on Pittsfield streets but you do have theater goers fighting to get into the many productions of Barrington Stage Co. and the sold out season at Mr. (Bill) Finn's Cabaret. (more...)

MAMMA MIA! Begins This August at Broadway At Music Circus
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

The 2018 season continues with the Broadway At Music Circus premiere of the mega-hit musical comedy Mamma Mia!, which has been seen by millions of people worldwide and launched two enormously popular movies. The plot involves a woman who, on the eve of her wedding, attempts to discover the identity of her father by bringing three men from her mother's past back to an island paradise. Featuring more than 20 hit songs by pop super-group ABBA, including "Dancing Queen," "Take a Chance on Me," "The Name of the Game" and "The Winner Takes It All," this high-spirited, feel-good international sensation has audiences singing and dancing in the aisles. Performances of Mamma Mia! are Today, August 7 through Sunday, August 12 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. Ticket availability for the show is extremely limited due to high demand. (more...)

BPA Seeks Cast For THE WIZARD OF OZ
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

Bainbridge Performing Arts is pleased to announce audition dates for The Wizard of Oz, September 10 and 11 at BPA. Dorothy thinks she is lost forever when a terrifying tornado crashes through Kansas and whisks her and her dog, Toto, far away to the magical land of Oz. To get home Dorothy must follow the yellow brick road to the Emerald City and find the wonderfully mysterious Wizard of Oz. Together with her companions - the Tin Woodman, the Scarecrow and the Cowardly Lion, whom she meets on the way - Dorothy embarks on a strange and enchanting adventure. (more...)

Casting Announced For Interrobang Theatre's THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA?
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

Interrobang Theatre Project is pleased to announce casting for the first show of its 2018-19 season: THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA?, Edward Albee's provocative portrait of a marriage in flux, directed by Co-Artistic Director James Yost*. (more...)

Birmingham Repertory Theatre Seeks Canine Star For THE WIZARD OF OZ
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

Birmingham Repertory Theatre are looking for a dog to play the role of Toto in their Christmas production of The Wizard of Oz. Open Auditions will be held at The REP on Centenary Square on Saturday 25 August from 10am to 5pm. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre Company Announces Casting for THE COMEDY OF ERRORS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

In honor of Artistic Director Michael Kahn's final season with the Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC), the opening show of the 2018-2019 Season, William Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors, will feature beloved performers, many of whom have been with the Company since the very beginning. (more...)

East End Disability Associates Will Present THIS IS ME: SONGS OF HOPE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

This is Me: Songs of Hope and Heart includes both classic and contemporary Broadway show tunes, with joyful dancing and touching monologues that will be performed in The Gateway's professional theater in Bellport, NY on Friday August 24th at 11:30 am and 6:30 pm.  This historic show deepens a six year relationship between EEDA and The Gateway, allowing performers with intellectual and developmental disabilities to be truly integrated into one of Long Island's oldest and most legendary performing arts community.     (more...)

Photo Flash: MAMMA MIA! Dances Into Broadway at Music Circus
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

The 2018 season continues with the Broadway At Music Circus premiere of the mega-hit musical comedy Mamma Mia!, which has been seen by millions of people worldwide and launched two enormously popular movies.  The plot involves a woman who, on the eve of her wedding, attempts to discover the identity of her father by bringing three men from her mother's past back to an island paradise.  Featuring more than 20 hit songs by pop super-group ABBA, including "Dancing Queen," "Take a Chance on Me," "The Name of the Game" and "The Winner Takes It All," this high-spirited, feel-good international sensation has audiences singing and dancing in the aisles.  Performances of Mamma Mia! are Tuesday, August 7 through Sunday, August 12 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion.  Ticket availability for the show is extremely limited due to high demand. (more...)

2018-19 THEATER SEASON: PHILADELPHIA AREA AND SOUTH JERSEY
by Pati Buehler - Aug 6, 2018

Whether your doing Dinner and a Show in Philly or surrounding suburbs...or crossing the bridge into South Jersey, there's something for everyone this theater season. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 6, 2018
by - Aug 6, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 6 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Casey Shuler, Gerald Caesar and More Lead Paramount's LEGALLY BLONDE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2018

Omigod! Omigod, you guys! Aurora's Paramount Theatre kicks off Chicago's 2018-19 theater season in high fashion with a new production of Legally Blonde. (more...)

BWW Interview: Stuart Moulton and Eighteen Years of Austin Cabaret Theatre
by Frank Benge - Aug 4, 2018

One of Austin's best kept secrets is Austin Cabaret Theatre, which quietly brings in the best of the New York cabaret scene for one night only performances. This is all due to one man, Stuart Moulton. Stuart lives in New York City, but his love of Austin is unmistakable. We recently sat down with him to talk about their upcoming eighteenth season. (more...)

Melissa Errico & Ryan Silverman, Kate Shindle & Abby Corrigan, Rachel Tucker, and More Come to Feinstein's/54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2018

Next week, Feinstein's/54 Below will present 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. (more...)

Broadway Palm's 26th Season Opens With LET'S GO TO THE MOVIES!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2018

Broadway Palm opens their 26th Season with Let's Go To The Movies playing now through September 29, 2018. Enjoy a fun-filled trip with this musical parody highlighting movies and movie stars you know and love! Broadway Palm is offering a Season Opener Special and all tickets are just $50 for dinner and the show. (more...)

2018/2019 Announced at Spencer Theater For The Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2018

Follow the yellow brick road to the theatrical wonderland of Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts in Alto, N.M. where some of the finest touring productions come to full flourish on stage this autumn 2018 through spring 2019. (more...)

StageArt Announces the Cast of NINE The Musical
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2018

From the romantic streets and canals of Venice, comes the exquisite and captivating story of NINE ­- The Musical. The spotlight is on famed Italian film director Guido Contini, who is suffering debilitating writer's block, while facing a marriage breakdown in the middle of having a mid-life crisis. At the age of 40, Guido must call on the nine closest and most powerful women in his life to put him back on the road to success and happiness. (more...)

TCT Presents The Frisch Marionette Company's Production Of THE WIZARD OF OZ
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2018

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati is proud to present The Frisch Marionette Company performing everyone's favorite story of Dorothy's trip over the rainbow, The Wizard of Oz. (more...)

The Hanover Theatre's THE WIZARD OF OZ is Now On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2018

The greatest family musical of all time, The Wizard of Oz, travels down the yellow brick road to The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory for the Performing Arts as part of the 10th Anniversary Broadway Series, Thursday, November 8 - Sunday, November 11. Tickets are now on sale to members and go on sale to the general public on Tuesday, September 4 at 10 am. (more...)

The Waterville Opera House Announces 2018-2019 Season; HELLO, DOLLY!, THE WIZARD OF OZ, and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

The Waterville Opera House (WOH) is delighted to announce its 2018-2019 theatrical season, which once again brings two amazing musicals and three entertaining plays to its historic, 116 year-old theatre in downtown Waterville. New this season is the Opera House Theatre Season Pass, offering theatre lovers a new way to experience the excitement of the performing arts in this beautiful theatre. The 2018-2019 season will open in September with Things My Mother Taught Me, and will run through June. (more...)

VIDEO: Go Behind The Scenes of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at Music Circus
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018

Go behind the scenes of the production below as performers Jared Gertner and Sarah Litzsinger take over our Instagram account to show you what it takes to put on the show, twice! (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 26
by Audition Roundup - Aug 26, 2018

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, August 26, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)

BWW Social: Go Behind The Scenes of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at Music Circus
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2018

Go behind the scenes of the production today as performers Jared Gertner and Sarah Litzsinger take over our Instagram account today to show you what it takes to put on the show, twice! (more...)

Maine State Music Theatre Announces 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2018

Maine State Music Theatre recently made the announcement of their 2019 shows.  (more...)

Stephen Fredericks Talks About THE GROWING STAGE 2018/2019 Main Stage Season
by Marina Kennedy - Aug 23, 2018

The Growing Stage, The Children's Theatre of New Jersey in Netcong has just announced their exciting 20182019 Season. The Theatre's Founder and Executive Director, Stephen Fredericks let us know more about the theatre's mission and upcoming season. (more...)

New Book 'The Road to Oz: The Evolution, Creation, and Legacy of a Motion Picture Masterpiece' Released
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

The Road to Oz is a complete retelling of how The Wizard of Oz was influenced and created, and attained its iconic status. The new volume by Jay Scarfone and William Stillman will reflect recent research and much more through newly discovered period interviews, media resources of the era, transcriptions and unique contemporary interviews with those who were there. Additionally, never-before-published imagery accompanies the text. In its truth and candor, this new historical contribution is ideal to tie-in with the 2018-19 80th anniversary of the 1939 movie. (more...)

Montana Repertory Theatre Launches 2018 Educational Outreach Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

University of Montana's Montana Repertory Theatre presents its Fall Educational Outreach Tour of Morgan and Merlin. Written by playwright Laramie Dean and directed by Rosie Ayers, this magical and mystical tale whisks us to another time and place where knights and dragons, kings and wizards rub elbows with a modern day sorceress with a fantastic surprise up her bejeweled sleeve. Played out by only two actors, the 50-minute play features puppetry, vocal recordings, and theatrical effects. (more...)

Photo Flash: LES MISERABLES National Tour Cast Performs with Sing For Your Seniors in Denver
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

On August 2, 2018, Sing For Your Seniors (SFYS) hosted the latest in its series of Broadway Sessions with cast members from the National Tour of 'Les Miserables' for the residents of Briarwood Nursing Home and Rehab Center in Denver while on their stop at the Denver Center of the Performing Arts. SFYS partnered with Denver nonprofit Bessie's Hope, an organization that enhances the quality of life for nursing home and assisted living elders through volunteer opportunities for youth, families, and organizations. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Porchlight Music Theatre's August 20 Chicago Sings The MGM Musicals Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

Porchlight Music Theatre welcomed a sold out crowd at the 13th Annual Chicago Sings concert fundraiser; Chicago Sings The MGM Musicals, held Monday, Aug. 20 at 7 p.m., at Second City's UP Comedy Club, 230 W. North Ave, direction by Keely Vasquez, music direction by Porchlight Artistic Associate Beckie Menzie, stage management by Jake Allen Miller and sound design Robert Hornbostel. Monday's event was the company's most successful Chicago Sings to date. Sales from this one-night-only performance benefit Porchlight Music Theatre's youth educational and community outreach programming raising more than $54,000. (more...)

THE BOYS IN THE BAND Set for 6 Performance Run at Barbershop Theatre 9/27-10/1
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 22, 2018

Nine Nashville area actors have been cast in the upcoming production of Mart Crowley's The Boys in the Band, which will play six performances at The Barbershop Theatre, 4003 Indiana Avenue, in a production helmed by veteran director Jeffrey Ellis, who is known throughout Tennessee as a leading theater journalist and critic. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at Sacramento Music Circus
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2018

The final show in the critically acclaimed 2018 Broadway At Music Circus season is the series premiere of the hit musical comedy Little Shop of Horrors, which features a cast of Broadway veterans and is based on the campy 1960s cult horror film. Check out photos of the cast in action below! (more...)

VIDEO: First Look at LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at Sacramento Music Circus
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2018

The final show in the critically acclaimed 2018 Broadway At Music Circus season is the series premiere of the hit musical comedy Little Shop of Horrors, which features a cast of Broadway veterans and is based on the campy 1960s cult horror film. Check out photos of the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Get a First Look at Rob Houchen and More in Rehearsal For EUGENIUS!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2018

A galaxy of West End stars are joining the cast for the eagerly awaited return - by popular demand - of out-of-this-world British musical Eugenius! for a 6-week season at The Other Palace from Saturday 1 September 2018. (more...)

Music Theater Works Presents JUDY GARLAND: COME RAIN OR COME SHINE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2018

An homage to entertainer Judy Garland will be presented by Music Theater Works at Nichols Concert in Evanston, October 5-14, 2018. (more...)

The Marriott Theatre Presents WE THREE, A Concert Fundraiser In Memory Of Rachel Rockwell
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

The Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, will host We Three, A Concert Fundraiser in Memory of Rachel Rockwell on September 17th 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Danielle Hope Joins the Cast of ROCK OF AGES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

Danielle is perhaps best-known for having won BBC One's Over the Rainbow, which lead to her professional debut in the lead role of Dorothy in Andrew Lloyd Webber's production of The Wizard of Oz at the London Palladium. Since then, Danielle has starred as Eponine in the West End production of Les Miserables, as Maria in the UK tour of The Sound Of Music, and recently finished touring the UK as Sandy in Grease. (more...)

QPAC Celebrates Record Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) has achieved its highest attendance on record for the year ending July 2018. (more...)

Celebration Extends CABARET for Third and Final Time
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2018

Celebration Theatre announces that the third and final show in its 2017-2018 season, the smash-hit, critically acclaimed production of CABARET (more...)

The Growing Stage Announces 37th Main Stage Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2018

The Growing Stage - The Children's Theatre of New Jersey, located in the Historic Palace Theatre on Route 183 in Netcong, New Jersey presents its 2018 - 2019 Main Stage Season (more...)

Photo Flash: Moonlight Stage Productions Presents THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2018

Moonlight Stage Productions presents THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, the epic musical retelling of Victor Hugo's novel about love, passion, and hope. (more...)

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Completes The Broadway At Music Circus Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2018

The final show in the critically acclaimed 2018 Broadway At Music Circus season is the series premiere of the hit musical comedy Little Shop of Horrors, which features a cast of Broadway veterans and is based on the campy 1960s cult horror film. The show's music, by master composer Alan Menken (Disney's Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Newsies, Aladdin), is in the style of 1960s rock and roll, doo-wop and early Motown, and includes several well-known tunes such as "Suddenly Seymour," "Somewhere That's Green" and the title song. The plot follows nerdy floral shop worker Seymour, who would do or give anything to gain the love of his co-worker Audrey. The depth of his desire is tested when a strange and menacing addition to his floral shop brings him sudden and unexpected popularity. Performances of Little Shop of Horrors are Tuesday, August 21 through Sunday, August 26 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. (more...)

The Growing Stage Announces Auditions for THE WIZARD OF OZ
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2018

The Growing Stage, The Children's Theatre of New Jersey, located in the Historic Palace Theatre on Route 183 in Netcong, New Jersey will be holding auditions for its musical production of the Royal Shakespeare's The Wizard of Oz Monday, August 27 at 7:00 PM for adults and Tuesday, August 28 for young people ten to 17. The production is under the direction of Stephen L. Fredericks, the Growing Stage's Executive Director, with musical direction by Stephen Fox and choreography by Jillian Petrie.  The call is open and will run from 7:00 to 10:00 PM.  The production has four AEA roles available with all other parts available to community artists. All auditioning should have a song prepared with printed accompaniment that should be no longer than sixteen measures and reading from the script. (more...)

East End Disability Associates Will Present THIS IS ME: SONGS OF HOPE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2018

This is Me: Songs of Hope and Heart includes both classic and contemporary Broadway show tunes, with joyful dancing and touching monologues that will be performed in The Gateway's professional theater in Bellport, NY on Friday August 24th at 11:30 am and 6:30 pm.  This historic show deepens a six year relationship between EEDA and The Gateway, allowing performers with intellectual and developmental disabilities to be truly integrated into one of Long Island's oldest and most legendary performing arts community.     (more...)

VIDEO: Francesca Arostegui Talks Playing Sophie in MAMMA MIA at Music Circus
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2018

What's it like to play Sophie at Broadway At Music Circus? Francesca Arostegui (Sophie, Mamma Mia!) answers this and other fan questions in the video below! (more...)

Black Theatre Troupe Opens Its 2018-19 Season With Its First Production Of THE WIZ
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2018

Black Theatre Troupe opens its 2018-19 season with its first production of THE WIZ, the rock and soul version of The Wizard of Oz. Performances of THE WIZ are Sept 28-Oct. 14 at the Tempe Center for the Arts, which will be the first time the acclaimed company has performed in the venue. (more...)

Sheffield Theatres Announces Casting for STEEL and A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2018

Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres Robert Hastie today announces the full cast for the world premiere of Chris Bush's Steel, and his major new revival of William Shakespeare's classic A Midsummer Night's Dream. (more...)

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