The Boy From Oz

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by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018
The Boy From Oz is a raucous musical biography about the life of the most famous gay man from Australia - entertainer, singer/songwriter, Peter Allen - featuring songs written by him and with other collaborators.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2018
Robert Fox and Alex Turner, in association with Park Theatre, present the UK premiere of Martin Sherman's new play Gently Down The Stream, following a critically acclaimed run at the Public Theater in New York. The production opens at Park Theatre on 18 February 2019, with previews from 13 February, running until 16 March.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2018
Opera Australia, GWB Entertainment and BB Group today announced the principal cast for the upcoming Australian production of what The Times (UK) hails as the 'No.1 Greatest musical of all time', WEST SIDE STORY.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2018
A whole lot happened in Oz before Dorothy dropped in, and Wicked has been telling that story to Broadway audiences for 15 years at the Gershwin Theatre. The milestone won't go by uncelebrated, as in just days, NBC will throw a joyous Halloween party for the ages, featuring songs from the blockbuster musical hit and a cavalcade of special guest stars, including Tony Award winners Idina Menzel and Kristin Chenoweth. Additional guest performers include Ariana Grande, Adam Lambert, Ledisi, Pentatonix and the current Broadway company of 'Wicked.' 'A Very Wicked Halloween' airs tonight, October 29th at 10PM ET/PT on NBC.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018
Two-time TONY Award nominee, Joey McKneely, teams with award-winning playwright, Randall David Cook, to bring you a new dance musical with music and lyrics by Edison Woods, Maxim Moston, and Karen Bishko.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2018
After yet another hugely successful year of the much-loved Arts Centre Melbourne Morning Melodies concerts, the 2019 program will dazzle audiences with a stellar line-up of musical theatre, opera, jazz and dance artists. This coming year, the feel-good one hour concerts held each month at Hamer Hall will celebrate our very own Australian performers, including Rhonda Burchmore, Rachael Beck, Michael Cormick and Rohan Browne.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2018
The Wisconsin Dells - Judy & Liza: The London Palladium- A Tribute will make its theatrical debut at The Palace Theater in the Dells from October 12 through November 4, 2018 at 1 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Sundays and 7 pm on Friday and Saturday nights.
by Greer Firestone - Oct 19, 2018
Aisle Say's favorite interview was yesterday, with King Arthur (Steve McCoy) of SPAMALOT, opening at The Playhouse on October 25 and running for 4 nights. Mais oui, a kindred spirit, but his career took a slightly different trajectory than mine; a 20-year-old moving to NYC in 1970, attempting to make it on Broadway (and failing miserably).
by Scott Rawson - Oct 18, 2018
November, 1964, for two nights only, two iconic performers came together to perform in song, mother and daughter live at the London Palladium, Judy Garland and Liza Minnelli. Nearly 54 years later, as their legacy lives on you can experience this concert at the Palace Theater in Wisconsin Dells.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018
CELEBRATION THEATRE presents, as part of its Celebrating New Works reading series, FOR THE PEOPLE by Carol Mullen, directed by Nathan Frizzell and performing one night only today, October 16 at 7:30pm at The West Hollywood City Chambers, 625 N. San Vicente Blvd in West Hollywood.
by Stephanie Wild - Oct 12, 2018
Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Jagged Little Pill will stage a developmental lab this winter, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018
CELEBRATION THEATRE presents, as part of its Celebrating New Works reading series, FOR THE PEOPLE by Carol Mullen, directed by Nathan Frizzell and performing one night only on Tuesday, October 16 at 7:30pm at The West Hollywood City Chambers, 625 N. San Vicente Blvd in West Hollywood.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2018
This gothic and ghostly love story whispers of forbidden love … in this world and the next. And leading that "next" world is former principal dancer for American Ballet Theatre, Irina Dvorovenko as the mysterious 'Woman in Red.'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018
Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the full cast and creative team for Paradise Square: An American Musical. The world premiere is helmed by acclaimed director Moises Kaufman, with choreography by the legendary Bill T. Jones and a book by Marcus Gardley, Craig Lucas, and Larry Kirwan. Music by Jason Howland and Larry Kirwan, with lyrics by Nathan Tysen, and based on the songs of Stephen Foster. Paradise Square is produced by special arrangement with Garth H. Drabinsky in association with Peter LeDonne and Teatro Proscenium Limited Partnership.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2018
Two-time Tony Award nominee, Joey McKneely, teams with award-winning playwright, Randall David Cook, to bring you a new dance musical with music and lyrics by Edison Woods, Maxim Moston and Karen Bishko.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2018
Two-time TONY Award nominee, Joey McKneely, teams with award-winning playwright, Randall David Cook, to bring you a new dance musical with music and lyrics by Edison Woods, Maxim Moston, and Karen Bishko.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2018
The cast of Muriel's Wedding The Musical in the upcoming Melbourne and Sydney seasons has been announced.  To coincide with the cast announcement new tickets will be released and go on sale in Sydney on Wednesday 21 November and in Melbourne onThursday 22 November
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2018
This afternoon casting was announced for Muriel's Wedding The Musical in the upcoming Melbourne and Sydney seasons.  To coincide with the cast announcement new tickets will be released and go on sale in Sydney on Wednesday 21 November and in Melbourne on Thursday 22 November.  
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018
Opera Australia, GWB Entertainment and BB Group today announced the full cast for their upcoming Australian production of what The Times (UK) hailed as the "No.1 Greatest musical of all time" WEST SIDE STORY.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2018
Opera Australia, GWB Entertainment and BB Group today announced the full cast for their upcoming Australian production of what The Times (UK) hailed as the "No.1 Greatest musical of all time" WEST SIDE STORY.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2018
To kick off its 18th season, Uptown Players will present the world premiere of A Very Judy Christmas. Written and directed by B.J. Cleveland, the production runs December 1-16, 2018 at the Kalita Humphreys Theater, and marks the return of  Janelle Lutz as Judy Garland.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2018
In the lead up to Melbourne's newest Independent Company EbbFlow Theatre Co. announcing their very first Season, they are launching a Fundraising Event this December!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2018
This darkly comic, hilariously disturbing southern gothic tale is a vaudevillian ghost story told by eleven larger than life characters. They just don't know there's only one actor in the cast.
by Julie Musbach - Nov 1, 2018
The Cher Show begins previews tonight, Thursday, November 1, 2018 at the Neil Simon Theatre. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jan 8, 2019
When in comes to portraying one of pop culture's biggest superstars of all time, it takes not one... not two... but three Broadway powerhouses to bring her to life onstage. Cher is on Broadway this season, played at three stages of her life by the incomparable Stephanie J. Block, Teal Wicks and Micaela Diamond. Below, watch as Richard Ridge checks in with all three leading ladies as they chat about becoming the Star, Lady and Babe, wearing her iconic clothes, and what they've already learned from the living legend!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019
Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Andre Bishop) has announced that Harry Hadden-Paton, who was nominated for the Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, and Drama League awards for his performance as Professor Henry Higgins in its award-winning production of Lerner & Loewe's MY FAIR LADY, directed by Bartlett Sher, has extended his run in the production through Saturday evening, July 6 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2019
Retreat to Broadway, a national non-profit project that pairs innovative programming with live theater, is launching their second national arts education initiative focused on the groundbreaking musical, RENT. Not only does Retreat to Broadway want to help increase viewership for Fox's national telecast of 'RENT Live!' on January 27, but they also want to provide a unique framework to discuss the important themes RENT presents its audiences: celebrating differences, empathy, cultural diversity, addiction, mindfulness, conflict resolution, acceptance of self and others, etc.
by Audition Roundup - Jan 6, 2019
Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, January 6, 2019 for productions in your area and around the country.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2019
Albert Poland, a veteran Broadway producer and general manager, has recently launched a Kickstarter campaign to generate funding for a self-published memoir examining Poland's legendary career in theatre. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2019
Over MLK Weekend, students from the Franklin School for the Performing Arts (FSPA) traveled to New York City to study with Broadway professionals. FSPA Musical Theater students of all ages took Song Interpretation, Monologue, and Theater Dance classes with Broadway stars, casting directors, and agents, while FSPA Dance students took classes at the world-renowned Broadway Dance Center. This trip has been an annual offering for FSPA students since 2008.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2019
Robert Fox and Alex Turner, in association with Park Theatre and King's Head Theatre, today announce the full cast for the UK premiere of Martin Sherman's new play Gently Down The Stream, following a critically acclaimed run at the Public Theater in New York. Sean Mathias directs Jonathan Hyde, Ben Allen and Harry Lawtey. The production opens at Park Theatre on 18 February 2019, with previews from 13 February, running until 16 March.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2019
The highly acclaimed new Australian musical produced by Carmen Pavlovic, CEO of Global Creatures, Muriel's Wedding The Musical, commences in Melbourne in March at Her Majesty's Theatre with previews from March 12 and opening night on March 23. The Sydney season at the Sydney Lyric Theatre commences with previews from June 28 and opening night July 4.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019
Sacred Fools Theater Company is excited to continue its 22st season with the West Coast Premiere of Too Heavy for Your Pocket written by Jireh Breon Holder and directed by Michael Shepperd. "We have been tracking Too Heavy For Your Pocket since its world premiere, and were deeply affected by the poetry and humanity on display in Jiren's work," former Artistic Director Bryan Bellomo says. "We are honored to bring a west coast premiere to Los Angeles, and thrilled to finally have the opportunity to partner with Michael A. Shepperd, the perfect director to tell this delicate story of aspiration and familial love."
by Audition Roundup - Jan 13, 2019
Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, January 13, 2019 for productions in your area and around the country.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2019
Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) begins the second half of the 2018-19 season with Rupert Holmes' Tony Award-winning musical, "The Mystery of Edwin Drood." Paul Mullins will direct the interactive musical mystery. Performances will be held in the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre February 28th - March 10th. For tickets and information, please visit crt.uconn.edu or call (860) 486-2113.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019
The highly acclaimed new Australian musical produced by Carmen Pavlovic, CEO of Global Creatures, Muriel's Wedding The Musical, commences in Melbourne in March at Her Majesty's Theatre with previews from March 12 and opening night on March 23.  The Sydney season at the Sydney Lyric Theatre commences with previews from June 28 and opening night July 4.  
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2019
The highly acclaimed new Australian musical produced by Carmen Pavlovic, CEO of Global Creatures, Muriel's Wedding The Musical, commences in Melbourne in March at Her Majesty's Theatre with previews from March 12 and opening night on March 23.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2018
Beth Fowler, who won two SAG Awards for her performance as Sister Jane Ingalls on the hit Netflix series "ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK", will play Grandma Kurnitz in this Sunday's benefit reading of LOST IN YONKERS.
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Dec 4, 2018
Con el anuncio de su gira mundial de conciertos, hacemos un repaso de sus mejores actuaciones, sobre el escenario, en TV y por supuesto, en la gran pantalla
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2018
CELEBRATION THEATRE presents, as part of its Celebrating New Works reading series, SKIN LIKE MILK by Ryan Fogarty, directed by Ryan Bergmann and performing one night only on Tuesday, December 11 at 7:30pm at The West Hollywood City Chambers, 625 N. San Vicente Blvd in West Hollywood.
by Walter McBride - Dec 31, 2018
As 2018 comes to a close, we are reflecting on those we have lost in the Broadway and theatre communities throughout the year.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2018
Adult casting has been announced for the 10th Anniversary Australian Tour of Billy Elliot the Musical which opens at Sydney Lyric Theatre in October 2019 followed by seasons in Melbourne at the Regent Theatre from February 2020, Crown Theatre Perth from June 2020, QPAC's Lyric Theatre in Brisbane from July 2020 and the Festival Theatre at Adelaide Festival Centre from September 2020.
by Audition Roundup - Dec 23, 2018
Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, December 23, 2018 for productions in your area and around the country.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2018
The Muny announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for its 2019 season, which opens on June 10 with Guys and Dolls.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2018
The Muny announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for its 2019 season, which opens on June 10 with Guys and Dolls.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2018
Adult casting has been announced for the 10th Anniversary Australian Tour of Billy Elliot the Musical which opens at Sydney Lyric Theatre in October 2019 followed by seasons in Melbourne at the Regent Theatre from February 2020, Crown Theatre Perth from June 2020, QPAC's Lyric Theatre in Brisbane from July 2020 and the Festival Theatre at Adelaide Festival Centre from September 2020.
by Audition Roundup - Dec 16, 2018
Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, December 16, 2018 for productions in your area and around the country.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2018
Two-time Tony Award nominee, Joey McKneely, teams with award-winning playwright, Randall David Cook, to bring you a new dance musical with music and lyrics by Edison Woods, Maxim Moston and Karen Bishko.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2018
Two-time TONY Award nominee, Joey McKneely, teams with award-winning playwright, Randall David Cook, to bring you a new dance musical with music and lyrics by Edison Woods, Maxim Moston, and Karen Bishko.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2018
BroadwayCon has announced today that the new bio musical The Cher Show has joined the BroadwayCon 2019 MainStage lineup. As part of the Spotlight series, the panel will feature cast members STEPHANIE J. BLOCK (Star), TEAL WICKS (Lady), MICAELA DIAMOND (Babe), JARROD SPECTOR (Sonny Bono), MICHAEL BERRESSE (Bob Mackie/Robert Altman/Frank), MICHAEL CAMPAYNO (Rob Camilletti/Lee), and MATTHEW HYDZIK (Gregg Allman/John Southall) on Friday, January 11, at 4:15 p.m.