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by Stephi Wild - Sep 5, 2019
The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival (FLMTF) opens its fourth production this season, Working, A Musical. The show runs September 4 through September 21 at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse in Emerson Park.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 4, 2019
Writing team Michael Kooman and Christopher Dimond (Disney's a?oeVampirinaa??) announced the world premiere recording of their musical The Noteworthy Life of Howard Barnes will be released on Friday, September 13, 2019. After completing three seasons of music for the hit Disney Junior series a?oeVampirina,a?? which airs in 115 countries to more than 100 million viewers, the Fred Ebb Award and Jonathan Larson Grant winners return to their theatrical roots with this album. To preorder the album, visit KoomanDimond.com/store. 
by Stephi Wild - Sep 30, 2019
The Des Moines Community Playhouse production of Disney's Freaky Friday hits the stage Oct. 18-Nov. 3, 2019. Tickets may be purchased online at dmplayhouse.com, by phone at 515-277-6261, or at the Playhouse ticket office, 831 42nd St. Freaky Friday is sponsored by Nationwide.
by Julie Musbach - Sep 3, 2019
TROIKA Entertainment announced the casting for the North American tour of Jimmy Buffett's ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE. The musical will star Chris Clark as Tully, Sarah Hinrichsen as Rachel, Shelly Lynn Walsh as Tammy, Peter Michael Jordan as Brick, Rachel Lyn Fobbs as Marley, Patrick Cogan as J.D. and Matthew James Sherrod as Jamal/Ted.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 27, 2019
The Missoula Community Theatre (MCT) proudly presents the new musical, Disney's Freaky Friday, Oct. 24-Nov. 3 at the MCT Center for the Performing Arts. When a story is genuinely compelling, it contains the power to be retold in many different ways, and to speak across generations. Such is the case with Disney's Freaky Friday, which has entertained families since the original 1972 Mary Rodgers book was released and subsequently produced into two successful movies. 
by Stephi Wild - Sep 26, 2019
Nuffield Southampton Theatres today announces the full company of CinderELLA The Musical. Michael Fentiman directs Valda Aviks (Ella), Emma Darlow (Melania) Tom Hier (Prince Charming and Policeman), Michael O'Connor (Harry), Jos Slovick (Daniel Deeni), Imelda Warren-Green (Ivanka) and Lydia White (Cinders). This new adaptation of the classic myth features two protagonists, the younger Cinders who feels old beyond her years and the older Ella who remembers when she danced as a girl at the Midnight Ballroom. The production opens at Nuffield Southampton Theatres a?" NST City on 29 November, with previews from 23 November, and runs until 5 January 2020.
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 25, 2019
Producers Aged In Wood Productions (Robyn Goodman and Josh Fiedler) and Kumiko Yoshii have just announced that Tony Award-winner Christopher Ashley (Come From Away) will direct the Broadway-aimed Working Girl, with music and lyrics by Grammy, Emmy, and Tony Award-winner Cyndi Lauper and book by screenwriter and playwright Bridget Carpenter ('11.22.63' and 'Friday Night Lights').
by Stephi Wild - Sep 20, 2019
The South Florida Silver Palm Theatre Awards, founded twelve years ago to honor theatrical excellence in South Florida, has announced that this year it will present the coveted award to 26 individuals and organizations.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 19, 2019
Get ready for a hilarious and heartwarming musical with the most unforgettable songs from one of music's greatest storytellers when Jimmy Buffett's Escape to Margaritaville comes to Walton Arts Center Oct. 22-27 for eight performances. Along with the show, audiences can enhance their Broadway experience with three extras a?" an add-on craft cocktail class, Tropical Garden Party or Book Club.
by Alan Henry - Sep 17, 2019
Sometimes being brave means being yourself! This fall Goodspeed Musicals' production of Billy Elliot The Musical will spark with infectious energy. This tour-de-force of dance based on the British movie of the same name, will run September 13 a?' November 24 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, Conn. [Official Press Opening will be October 2, 2019].
by Julie Musbach - Sep 13, 2019
Writing team Michael Kooman and Christopher Dimond (Disney's a?oeVampirinaa??) released the world premiere recording of their musical The Noteworthy Life of Howard Barnes today, Friday, September 13, 2019.  The Fred Ebb Award and Jonathan Larson Grant winners return to their theatrical roots after completing three seasons of music for the hit Disney Junior series a?oeVampirina,a?? which airs in 115 countries to more than 100 million viewers. 
by Monroe George - Sep 13, 2019
The North American tour of Jimmy Buffett's ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE is getting ready to hit the road! The musical will star Chris Clark as Tully, Sarah Hinrichsen as Rachel, Shelly Lynn Walsh as Tammy, Peter Michael Jordan as Brick, Rachel Lyn Fobbs as Marley, Patrick Cogan as J.D. and Matthew James Sherrod as Jamal/Ted.
by Alan Henry - Oct 9, 2019
BroadwayWorld has learned that Jason Gotay has joined New York City Center's Gala Presentation of Evita, November 13 - 24. Gotay will bring to life Che Guevara.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 9, 2019
Studio Tenn, a premiere regional theatre company in Franklin, Tennessee will host a 29 hour reading for the new musical Johnny and the Devil's Box on November 9th.
by Rebecca Russo - Oct 31, 2019
The Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) is pleased to announce the five Providence public elementary schools that have been selected to participate in the 2019 - 2020 Disney Musicals in Schools program. The program is an initiative developed by Disney Theatrical Group to create sustainable theater programs in public elementary schools. The five schools include:  
by Bobby Patrick - Oct 29, 2019
Alexandra Silber lives out her Broadway dreams in her Feinstein's/54 Below show I Wish: The Roles That Could Have Been. In the second installment of Silber's concert, Broadway stars flocked to the venue to sing songs from roles that have passed them by for one reason or another.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 29, 2019
This past Sunday, October 27th, I WISH: The Roles That Could Have Been, returned to Feinstein's/54 Below, with a sold out crowd!
by Kaitlin Milligan - Oct 28, 2019
Disney+ has released first look photos for its upcoming scripted series 'High School Musical: The Musical.'
by David McKibbin - Oct 28, 2019
Slow Burn Theatre Company begins its 10th season with an ogre-ific musical about self-acceptance and letting your freak flag fly. Shrek, The Musical, which opened on October 26 at the Broward Center's Amaturo Theater, gives audiences the perfect blend of heart and gross-out humor. 
by David McKibbin - Oct 28, 2019
Slow Burn Theatre Company begins its 10th season with an ogre-ific musical about self-acceptance and letting your freak flag fly. Shrek, The Musical, which opened on October 26 at the Broward Center's Amaturo Theater, gives audiences the perfect blend of heart and gross-out humor. 
by Stage Tube - Oct 26, 2019
Nuffield Southampton Theatres have announced the full company of CinderELLA The Musical. Michael Fentiman directs Valda Aviks (Ella), Emma Darlow (Melania) Tom Hier (Prince Charming and Policeman), Michael O'Connor (Harry), Jos Slovick (Daniel Deeni), Imelda Warren-Green (Ivanka) and Lydia White (Cinders). This new adaptation of the classic myth features two protagonists, the younger Cinders who feels old beyond her years and the older Ella who remembers when she danced as a girl at the Midnight Ballroom. The production opens at Nuffield Southampton Theatres a?" NST City on 29 November, with previews from 23 November, and runs until 5 January 2020. 
by Julie Musbach - Oct 24, 2019
Autumn Hurlbert, Emily Borromeo, Dennis Stowe and more to star in Buffy the Vampire Slayer's 'Once More With Feeling' at Feinstein's/54 Below. 
by Stephi Wild - Oct 23, 2019
BROADWAY FRIGHT NIGHT returns for its third annual all-new celebration of songs from musicals with Supernatural, Horror and Sci-Fi themes. This special concert event will be held on Monday, October 28th at The Green Room 42, Yotel NYC, 570 Tenth Avenue (at 42nd Street), 4th Floor, New York, NY 10036 at 7 PM. Created and hosted by New York Casting Director Stephen DeAngelis, sixteen of New York's finest performers will pay homage to Broadway and Off-Broadway's most original, intriguing and terrifying characters.
by DC Felton - Oct 21, 2019
Did you ever wish you could trade places with your parents for them to see what life is like? Or have you wished you could switch places with your child so they can see just how difficult being a child is? If you can say yes to either of those questions, then Des Moines Playhouse has a production for you. a?oeFreaky Fridaya?? opened this last weekend as the opening to the Kate Goldman Children's Theatre 2019-2020 season.
by Julie Musbach - Oct 2, 2019
Off the cuff and on the beat, Freestyle Love Supreme opens tonight on Broadway! To help celebrate, we're taking a look at the mega-talented cast and what they bring to the ensemble.
by Julie Musbach - Oct 18, 2019
National Alliance for Musical Theatre announces final casting for the 31st Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thursday, October 24 and Friday, October 25, 2019 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues).
by Julie Musbach - Oct 14, 2019
Plan your escape to the new musical about the choices we make a?" and the people we become a?" once we've had a change in latitude. DPAC is pleased to announce that Jimmy Buffett's ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE will come to DPAC from April 28 to May 3, 2020, as part of SunTrust Broadway's 2019 / 2020 season.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 5, 2019
Nuffield Southampton Theatres today announces the full company of CinderELLA The Musical. Michael Fentiman directs Valda Aviks (Ella), Emma Darlow (Melania) Tom Hier (Prince Charming and Policeman), Michael O'Connor (Harry), Jos Slovick (Daniel Deeni), Imelda Warren-Green (Ivanka) and Lydia White (Cinders). This new adaptation of the classic myth features two protagonists, the younger Cinders who feels old beyond her years and the older Ella who remembers when she danced as a girl at the Midnight Ballroom. The production opens at Nuffield Southampton Theatres – NST City on 29 November, with previews from 23 November, and runs until 5 January 2020. 
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 5, 2019
Theater's beloved names and brightest stars joined a sold-out audience in honoring Broadway's most fantastical anniversary at Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway.
by Stage Tube - Nov 5, 2019
Theater's beloved names and brightest stars joined a sold-out audience in honoring Broadway's most fantastical anniversary at Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway. The sparkling silver anniversary event on November 4, 2019, raised an astounding $570,426 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 4, 2019
Northern Kentucky University's School of the Arts continues its 2019-2020 Theatre + Dance Season with a regional premiere of a new musical - Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY. The production runs Nov. 15-24 at NKU's Corbett Theatre. For more information and tickets, visit nku.edu/freakyfriday.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 4, 2019
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Growing Up Broadway in Switched: Current and Former Broadway Kids Trade Places! on Thursday, June 27th at 9:30 PM.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 19, 2019
On Wednesday, November 20th America's favorite quiz show®, Jeopardy!, will celebrate the 25th anniversary of Disney on Broadway with a category devoted to five clues about DOB's stage adaptations, and accompanied by production footage.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 14, 2019
According to News13, Disney World has revealed some of the performers set to appear in the Disney on Broadway concert series during Epcot International Festival of the Arts in January.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 14, 2019
The Music Hall and Ogunquit Playhouse have announced the cast and creative team of the beloved musical Annie, on stage November 27 through December 22 at The Music Hall in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. 
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 11, 2019
Center Theatre Group has announced the four new schools that have been selected to participate in the 2019-2020 Disney Musicals in Schools program. The program is an initiative developed by Disney Theatrical Group to create sustainable theatre programs in under-resourced elementary schools. The four schools are a part of Los Angeles County. The four schools include: Dr. Owen Lloyd Knox Elementary (LAUSD), Eastman Avenue Elementary (LAUSD), Euclid Avenue Elementary (LAUSD) and San Gabriel Avenue Elementary (LAUSD).
by Brian Michaels - Nov 10, 2019
by Stephi Wild - Aug 29, 2019
Nuffield Southampton Theatres today announces CinderELLA The Musical, adapted and directed by Michael Fentiman with music and additional lyrics by Barnaby Race, as their 2019 Christmas show. This new adaptation of the classic myth features two protagonists, the younger Cinders who feels old beyond her years and the older Ella who remembers when she danced as a girl at the Midnight Ballroom. The production opens at Nuffield Southampton Theatres a?" NST City on 29 November, with previews from 23 November, and runs until 5 January 2020.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 27, 2019
In 2017, Center Theatre Group was awarded a grant from Disney to bring the Disney Musicals in Schools program to the Los Angeles area. The program is an initiative developed by Disney Theatrical Productions to create sustainable theatre programs in under-resourced elementary schools. Center Theatre Group will select four area public elementary schools to participate in this year's program. Previous recipients have included Breed Street Elementary (LAUSD), Cantara Street School (LAUSD), Harrison Elementary (LAUSD), Hope Street Elementary (LAUSD), Humphreys Avenue Elementary (LAUSD), La Ballona Elementary (Culver City Unified School District), Ritter Elementary (LAUSD), Saturn Street Elementary (LAUSD), Tulsa Street Elementary (LAUSD) and Wild Rose School of Creative Arts (Monrovia Unified School District). 
by Alan Henry - Aug 26, 2019
WSRep, McHenry County's only professional theater company, presents Chicagoland premiere of Disney's Freaky Friday! Watch these awesome clips of the show!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 25, 2019
Disney on Broadway celebrated its 25th anniversary with an exclusive concert at the annual D23 Expo on August 24.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 23, 2019
Disney+ has released the first poster for its upcoming series, 'High School Musical: The Musical: The Series.'
by Alan Henry - Aug 23, 2019
WSRep, McHenry County's only professional theater company, presents Chicagoland premiere of Disney's Freaky Friday!
by Stage Tube - Aug 23, 2019
Disney+ has released a trailer for its upcoming scripted series 'High School Musical: The Musical.' Watch the trailer below!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 22, 2019
Casting has been announced for the North American tour of Jimmy Buffett's ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE.
by Alan Henry - Aug 20, 2019
Lincoln Center Theater, under the direction of André Bishop, has announced it will produce a new musical during its 2019-2020 season. FLYING OVER SUNSET, with a book and direction by James Lapine, music by Tom Kitt, and lyrics by Michael Korie, will feature choreography by Michelle Dorrance, and will begin previews March 12, 2020 and open on Thursday, April 16, 2020 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). Carmen Cusack, Harry Hadden-Paton and Tony Yazbeck will head the cast with additional casting to be announced at a later date.
by Julie Musbach - Aug 20, 2019
Porchlight Music Theatre's 25th anniversary season began with the 14th Annual Chicago Sings concert: Chicago Sings 25 Years of Porchlight, Monday, Aug. 5 at 7 p.m., at The Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago Ave, directed by Christopher Pazdernik and Artistic Director Michael Weber with music direction by David Fiorello and a band featuring Kelsey Boltz, Cara Hartz, John McCreary, Greg Strauss, Celeste Park and Jake Saleh.