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by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2020
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announces the complete cast and creative team for the Broadway Center Stage production of the Pulitzer Prizea?" winning musical, Next to Normal, starring Tony®, Emmy®, and Grammy Award® winner Rachel Bay Jones (Dear Evan Hansen, Pippin) as Diana with Tony® and Emmy® Award nominee Brandon Victor Dixon (Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert, Shuffle Along) as Dan.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2020
The Muny announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for its 2020 season, which opens June 15 with Kander and Ebb's internationally-acclaimed Chicago. Among the talented list are a mix of Muny favorites and newcomers. In addition to casting, a comprehensive list of design teams for each production will be released later this spring. Telsey + Company is the official casting partner for Muny.
by TV News Desk - Jan 8, 2020
Today the first half of the line-up made up of family and friends was announced which includes: Cyndi Lauper, Livingston Taylor, Indigo Girls, Michael McDonald, Rachael Price of Lake Street Dive, Ben Taylor and Sally Taylor, John Forte, Resistance Revival Chorus, Darlene Love, Ken Burns, and Linda Perry.   More artists to be named in the near future. Tickets are on sale now at musicof.org
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020
Joan Ryan, winner of BroadwayWorld's Top Artist Award and star of the hit cult musical Ruthless!, will debut her brand new one-woman-show after performing last year in sold-out concerts at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center. The one-night-only event will take place on Saturday March 7 at 9:30PM at The Green Room 42.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2020
Broadway Sessions begins new seasons this week!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 31, 2020
Today's top stories: Hadestown, To Kill a Mockingbird, and more win Artios Awards, and more!
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Jan 31, 2020
Today, BroadwayWorld is excited to share an interview with debut author Adalyn Grace, whose upcoming February 4th release has already been blurbed by heavyweight #1 New York Times Best Selling Author Tom Adeyemi (CHILDREN OF BLOOD AND BONE).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2020
PIANO BAR LIVE! is lighting up screens worldwide from Brandy's Piano Bar, Monday nights at 7pm. The Piano Bar is that special place where we can gather, entertain, support and create as we connect with live music. If you can't be in our live studio audience, you can watch PIANO BAR LIVE! produced by ScoBar Entertainment, streaming at www.facebook.com/PianoBarLive to chat on Facebook with old friends and new, as we all watch together.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2020
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents the Broadway Center Stage production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, Next to Normal.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2020
Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma will present the world premiere of the Native American Musical Distant Thunder this spring as part of the organization's New Works Initiative.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 29, 2020
Today's top stories: Next to Normal begins performances at the Kennedy Center, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2020
As BroadwayWorld previously announced, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's classic musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is returning to New York in a special concert presentation from Manhattan Concert Productions on February 17th at Lincoln Center's David Geffen Hall! In celebration of the highly-anticipated production, we're giving you a guide to the star-studded cast, including Noah Galvin, Alex Newell, Jessica Vosk, Andy Karl, and so many more!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2020
Vanguard Theater Company will partner with Montclair Film to present a conversation with acclaimed playwright Jeremy O. Harris, author of the Broadway sensation SLAVE PLAY, as he discusses the art of writing, the power of representation, and the works that have made him one of the theatre's most electrifying voices.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, will again present I Wish: The Roles That Could Have Been on February 3, 2020, at 9:30pm. Everyone has dreams that we fear will pass us by. For actors those come in the shape and form of roles-whether they're grown up and become too old for that child star turn, to the soprano never being considered for the baritone lead, everyone has a song in their heart that they'll likely never get to see come to fruition with a crowd and in lights.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2020
Below is the upcoming schedule at Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater February 3 through February 16: 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020
Couples, singles and anyone with a taste for the exuberant are invited to shake off their tassels and unfurl their feathers for a night of spectacular entertainment this Valentine's day at The London Cabaret Club.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020
Seven-time Tony® Award-winning producer Jamie deRoy will bring her acclaimed Jamie deRoy & friends cabaret show to New York's famed Birdland, Sunday, February 16, at 5:30 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway cast twice monthly. The show is created and hosted by Ben Cameron (Bway Wicked, Aida, Footloose, Dance Captain Dance Attack web series) and features musical director Joshua Stephen Kartes on piano. This Thursday night, January 23rd, Broadway Sessions will welcome cast members from the Off Broadway hit Emojiland and more.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2020
Horizon Theatre Company opens its 36th season with one of the most critically acclaimed musicals of recent history, Once. Recipient of eleven 2012 Tony Award nominations, and winner of eight including Best Musical, Best Actor and Best Book, Once is a musical based on the 2007 film of the same name by John Carney. Like the film, music and lyrics are by Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová, including the Academy Award-winning song 'Falling Slowly.' With book by Enda Walsh. Horizon Theatre Company's Atlanta premiere starts performances January 31 (Press Opening February 7, 2020) and runs until March 8, 2020 in Little Five Points/Inman Park (1083 Austin Avenue N.E., Atlanta, GA 30307). The show is directed by Horizon Theatre Artistic Associate Heidi McKerley, who directed the 2019 Horizon hit The Wolves. Musical direction is by Ed Thrower who recently led the creative team for Serenbe's production of Hair.
by Walter McBride - Jan 17, 2020
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is in rehearsals for the Broadway Center Stage production of the Pulitzer Prize- winning musical, Next to Normal, starring Tony, Emmy, and Grammy Award winner Rachel Bay Jones (Dear Evan Hansen, Pippin) as Diana with Tony and Emmy Award nominee Brandon Victor Dixon (Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert, Shuffle Along) as Dan.
by Jessica Vanek - Jan 17, 2020
Jess here. Happy 2020! And just like that, we've turned the page to not only a new year, but to a new decade. Now begins an advanced semester of classes, spring audition prep and... Summer Stage Theatre season announcements!
by TV - Press Previews - Jan 17, 2020
Watch as the whole cast gives us a sneak peek of the show with performances of 'I Miss the Mountains' and 'You Don't Know/I Am the One' and chat all about what makes this musical special.
by Walter McBride - Jan 17, 2020
BroadwayWorld is taking you inside rehearsals for Next to Normal at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts! Take a look at photos below!
by Debbie Hall - Jan 17, 2020
Audiences loved The Cocktail Cabaret during its year-long run at Caesars Palace, and now the show will be touring with scheduled shows in Florida. Back by popular demand, the full production version of The Cocktail Cabaret, presented by PK Entertainment, will begin the tour with two special performances at Notoriety in downtown Las Vegas Jan. 22 and Jan. 23.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
Broadway Dreams Founder and President, Annette Tanner has returned to her native New Zealand for the third consecutive year to provide the organization's unique brand of performing arts training to students of all ages. The weeklong intensive continues through January 18, 2020 at the Westpoint Performing Arts Complex in Western Springs Auckland, providing students strenuous professional musical theatre training with a focus on acting, vocal performance and dance taught by top Broadway professionals.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
A star-studded cast led by Tony-winner Walter Bobbie and Broadway and Hollywood star Brooke Shields are featured in a benefit reading of George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart's iconic comedy, a?oeThe Man Who Came to Dinnera?? directed by Marsha Mason for Bucks County Playhouse. Performances will be held at Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope on Wednesday, February 5 at 7 pm, followed by a reading in New York at the WP Theater, 2162 Broadway at 76th Street, on Monday, February 10 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
Following a record number of nominations and votes, winners have been announced for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Portland Awards, brought to you by TodayTix!! The nominees were set, audiences voted, and now we get to recognize local theatres and performers for their outstanding achievement!
by Stage Tube - Jan 16, 2020
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is in rehearsals for the Broadway Center Stage production of the Pulitzer Prize- winning musical, Next to Normal, starring Tony®, Emmy®, and Grammy Award® winner Rachel Bay Jones (Dear Evan Hansen, Pippin) as Diana with Tony® and Emmy® Award nominee Brandon Victor Dixon (Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert, Shuffle Along) as Dan.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
The award-winning New London Barn Playhouse is thrilled to announce the line-up for their 2020 Summer Season. The 88th Season is jam-packed with Broadway hits, and when the Barn opens for the season in June they'll be continuing a legacy of award-winning theater that audiences have come to expect and love.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
Porchlight Music Theatre has announced the star of Porchlight's spring production, the Chicago premiere of Disney's Freaky Friday, A New Musical Cory Goodrich as the host of New Faces Sing Broadway NOW, directed by Johanna McKenzie Miller and music directed by Tom Vendafreddo; at Evanston at SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave., Monday, Feb. 24 at 7:30 p.m. and at The Arts Club of Chicago, 201 E. Ontario Street, Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 7:30 p.m. Single tickets to each New Faces are $37 at SPACE and $60 at The Arts Club. The Arts Club performances include a pre-performance cocktail hour starting at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are available at PorchlightMusicTheatre.org or by calling the Porchlight Music Theatre box office, 773.777.9884.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater are pleased to present the schedule for the month of February! At Birdland Jazz Club, catch the iconic Lionel Hampton Big Band Featuring Jason Marsalis, current GRAMMY nominee Catherine Russell, the Birdland debut of AGUAS Trio with Omar Sosa, Yilian Cañizares and Gustavo Ovalles, and iconic vocalist Jane Monheit. Internationally recognized trumpeter Rachel Therrien, the Seth Weaver Big Band, and The Voice contestant Melinda Rose Rodriguez will also be performing upstairs. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020
Arendelle will soon welcome new royalty! BroadwayWorld has just learned that Ciara Renée, McKenzie Kurtz and Ryan McCartan will soon join the cast of Broadway's Frozen as Elsa, Anna, and Hans. All three will play their first performance on February 18. They take over the roles from original company members Caissie Levy and Patti Murin and Joe Carroll.
by Linnae Medeiros - Jan 15, 2020
For the first time in forever, Disney's smash hit musical Frozen is getting a new pair of royal sisters! As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Ciara Renée and McKenzie Kurtz will join the cast of Broadway's Frozen as Elsa and Anna on February 18 alongside Ryan McCartan as Hans. They take over the roles from Caissie Levy, Patti Murin, and Joe Carroll. To get you ready for coronation day, we're getting to know the show's two new leading ladies.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020
Following a record number of nominations and votes, winners have been announced for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Montana Awards, brought to you by TodayTix!! The nominees were set, audiences voted, and now we get to recognize local theatres and performers for their outstanding achievement!
by Stage Tube - Jan 15, 2020
Emmy, Tony, and Golden Globe nominated artist Matthew Morrison has partnered with Disney Music to release a fresh contemporary take on some of his favorite iconic Disney songs. 'Disney Dreamin' with Matthew Morrison' will feature material from beloved Disney classics such as Aladdin, Toy Story, Pinocchio, Peter Pan, Tarzan and more. The full album will be released on March 6, but you can check out the first single, 'Go the Distance' from Hercules, in the music video below!
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Jan 13, 2020
El próximo 23 de enero el musical FLASHDANCE abrirá sus puertas en el Teatro Nuevo Apolo de Madrid, y qué mejor momento para repasar el camino que ha seguido esta mítica historia desde sus orígenes cinematográficos hasta hora.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2020
Following a record number of nominations and votes, winners have been announced for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Detroit Awards, brought to you by TodayTix!! The nominees were set, audiences voted, and now we get to recognize local theatres and performers for their outstanding achievement!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2020
After a decade in which it was repeatedly took home Carbonell Awards for Theatrical Excellence (and nabbed over 70 nominations), Slow Burn Theatre Company announces its most ambitious season to date as it promises to deliver its acclaimed brand of directorial creativity to five large-scale Broadway blockbusters. So get ready to drop everything, kick up your heels and experience a knock 'em dead season that's practically perfect in every way.
by Ben Cameron - Jan 10, 2020
In this latest episode, Ben kicks up his heels to a beautiful sound with the choreography of Beetlejuice and the help of Brooke Engen. Can you keep up?
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2020
The multi-award-winning spectacular and world's best-loved production of the Blues Brothers returns to Swindon next week following the success of previous shows at the Wyvern in 2017, 2018 and 2019.
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Dec 31, 2019
Hoy termina 2019 y el año que viene promete traer muchas novedades musicaleras. ¡Repasamos lo más destacado de los proyectos para el nuevo año!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 31, 2019
Casting has been announced for the upcoming New York City premiere of Leaving the Blues, a new play by Jewelle Gomez, directed by Mark Finley. Rosalind Brown (original Broadway productions of Footloose and One Mo' Time) will play the lead role of Alberta Hunter, the great American jazz singer and songwriter. The cast also features Michael Michele Lynch, Joy Suddath, Cooper Sutton, Benjamin Mapp, Ameerah Briggs, Tsebiyah Mishael Derry and Erik Ransom.
by BWW - Dec 23, 2019
There's just one final week to submit votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Detroit Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW - Dec 23, 2019
There's just one final week to submit votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Montana Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW - Dec 23, 2019
There's just one final week to submit votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Orlando Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW - Dec 23, 2019
There's just one final week to submit votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Portland Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW - Dec 23, 2019
There's just one final week to submit votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld San Antonio Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by Kyle Christopher West - Dec 23, 2019
Newcomer Mariah Lyttle hasn't exactly pounded the New York City pavement quite yet, but it's not a reflection on her motivation or hard work. In fact, the young actress barely crossed the graduation stage before headlining a regional production of THE WIZ, which closed only moments before she booked the coveted role of Celie in the latest THE COLOR PURPLE national tour. While back at home for the holidays with her family, Ms. Lyttle sat down to share how the role has helped her find her voice, and how this classic story inspires hope and faith in audiences of all backgrounds and beliefs.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2019
Tony nominee, Matthew Morrison, is set to take the stage next month at Hawaii Theatre Center!