by Courtney Castelino - Sep 9, 2019
I was invited to attend Orpheus Musical Theatre's opening night performance of Falsettos at the Gladstone Theatre. Falsettos was originally performed on Broadway in 1992, where it was nominated for seven Tony Awards and won two. It was then revived to high acclaim in 2016, where it was nominated for five Tonys, including Best Revival of a Musical. The story is set in 1979, at a time when a family unit was deemed to consist of a man, a woman and one or more children. A wife was expected to keep the house clean, prepare meals and offer up sex whenever her husband wanted it. Anything outside of this traditional family unit would have been considered abnormal.
by Annette Stolt - Sep 8, 2019
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2019
Farmers Alley Theatre is thrilled to open its 12th terrific season with a new chamber version of one of literature's greatest tales, Lerner & Loewe's soaring classic, Camelot a?" running October 4th through the 27th.  From the iconic composing team that gave us My Fair Lady and Brigadoon, Lerner & Loewe's lush score will soar like never before at our downtown Kalamazoo home at 221 Farmers Alley.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2019
After making audiences laugh and cry throughout the North Island 8 centre tour, it's now Auckland's turn to experience the critically acclaimed homegrown magic of STATE HIGHWAY 48, playing for a strictly limited season at the Bruce Mason Centre from 15-19 of October.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2019
Broadway vet John Treacy Egan and Metropolitan Opera regular Jason Simon have announced their collaboration of a new children's book, a?oeIngredients for a Witcha??. The book was released on September 5th, and can be purchased at
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2019
Calendar Girls The Musical is heading Storyhouse in Chester this Autumn when Gary Barlow and Tim Firth take this heartwarming story from screen to stage.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2019
ABBA's hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman's search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago. The story-telling magic of ABBA's timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship, creating an unforgettable show. A mother. A daughter. Three possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you'll never forget!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2019
The John W. Engeman Theater announces the cast and creative team for SUNSET BOULEVARD. Performances begin on Thursday, September 12 and run through Sunday, October 27, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019
Eleven world premiere plays and musicals seen first by Chicago audiences were among those receiving nominations by the Jeff Awards, announced today. A total of 192 nominations were made in 34 categories that honor Chicago Equity theatrical productions that opened between August 1, 2018 and July 31, 2019. During the 2018-19 season, Jeff Awards judges attended opening nights of 132 Equity productions offered by 43 producing organizations and from these openings, 112 productions were a?oeJeff Recommendeda?? and eligible for award nominations.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019
Central Piedmont Community College Theatre announces individual tickets are now on sale for its upcoming season. The troupe is bringing an incredible lineup of quality shows at prices the entire family can enjoy. Tickets are available for $19 and $22, with tickets for children under the age of 15 available for $10. Tickets for all Central Piedmont students are free at the box office. In addition, parking is free for all shows.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019
A partial cast list has been revealed for Pioneer Theatre Company's Concert Production of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, based on the wildly popular 1988 MGM comedy that was a hit film starring Steve Martin and Michael Caine. The principal cast includes Broadway actors BRENT BARRETT as Lawrence Jameson, MATTHEW HYDZIK as Freddy Benson; and KATE FAHRNER as Christine Colgate.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2019
The John W. Engeman Theater presents SUNSET BOULEVARD. Performances began on Thursday, September 12 and run through Sunday, October 27, 2019.
by Melissa Giordano - Sep 20, 2019
It may seem that productions of Tony winning musical Sunset Boulevard are a dime a dozen. But when it is playing at the exquisite John W. Engeman Theater, you know it is a must-see. Running through October 27th at the Northport venue, the show boasts a fantastic, affecting cast.
by Lindsay Kruger - Sep 19, 2019
As part of their world tour, drag artists Le Gateau Chocolat and Jonny Woo opened A NIGHT AT THE MUSICALS at Theatre on the Bay on Wednesday night. True to its description, the pair of these international and award-winning performers jam-pack their musical showcase with 'hilarious hijinks and shady shenanigans' that is only outshone by unforgettable outfit choices.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019
Everybody's Talking About Jamie, the award-winning feel good musical sensation, will welcome back Phil Nichol as he reprises his role of Hugo/Loco Chanelle and thrilled to announce Melissa Jacques will step up into the role of Margaret New from 30 September 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2019
BroadwayWorld has a first look at The John W. Engeman Theater's SUNSET BOULEVARD. starring Judy McLane Performances began on Thursday, September 12 and run through Sunday, October 27, 2019.
by E.H. Reiter - Sep 16, 2019
Director Rob Lufty and his talented cast of THE VIRGIN TRIAL have brought an intriguing British set drama straight to the Cygnet Theatre stage through October 6th.
by Adam Cohen - Sep 14, 2019
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2019
Southampton Arts Center today announced its full lineup of fall programming, from September 20 through December 29. Closing out their 7th season, this fall will offer an exciting lineup of programs and two not-to-be missed exhibitions.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2019
Fountain Hills Theater announces the EXTENSION of the hit ABBA musical Mamma Mia! through Sept 29th.
by Benjamin Tomchik - Sep 10, 2019
Doubt: A Parable, a fitting title if ever there was one. Jesus used parables to teach as does Shanley. His message that even though stories like that of Sister Aloysius and Father Flynn did happen, it's up to us to make sure they do not happen again.
by Review Roundups - Sep 10, 2019
Studio Theatre's production of Doubt recently opened and the critics came to see it! Read what they had to say!
by TV News Desk - Sep 10, 2019
Atlantic Records is proud to announce the release of a?oe& JULIET (ORIGINAL LONDON CAST RECORDING),a?? the official companion to the hugely anticipated new West End musical featuring the music of legendary pop songwriter Max Martin. The eagerly awaited album is available now for pre-order HERE; all pre-orders will be joined by an instantly available pre-release download of a?oeRoar,a?? performed by Miriam-Teak Lee and streaming now HERE. a?oe& JULIET (ORIGINAL LONDON CAST RECORDING)a?? arrives November 20th at all DSPs and streaming services.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2019
Comedian Rajiv Satyal has always found himself in the middle. Born and raised in Ohio, he spent the first part of his life between the East Coast and West Coast. As an independent voter, he is neither Democrat nor Republican. As a first-generation Indian American, he is between two cultures.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019
Cellist Zlatomir Fung comes to Pepperdine University's Raitt Recital Hall at 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 24, 2019 as part of the Recital Series for the 2019a?"2020 season.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2019
The Shrill Collective continued their 2019 season of original works written by female authors by celebrating the opening weekend of the world premiere of A PERIOD PIECE by Megan Bussiere. This is Shrill's 8th self-produced project since their foundation in March 2017. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2019
Tony Award nominee Adam Pascal will bring his new solo show, Stories and Songsa??So Far, to The Margaret Lesher Theater at Walnut Creek's Lesher Center for the Arts on Sunday, September 8 at 7:30 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2019
As they prepare for their brand new Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019 show Lovely Girls, The Hiccup Project's Chess and Cristina share pictures of their last rehearsals before hitting the Scottish capital for the month.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2019
Blackfriars Theatre is proud to be celebrating its 70th year of artistry in downtown Rochester as it kicks off the next chapter of professionally-minded, artistically-ambitious local theatre-making! To commemorate this milestone, the theatre has planned a Party in the Parking Lot bash to take place on Saturday, August 17th from 5 p.m. a?" 8 p.m. This FREE, family-friendly community event will include food from Rob's Kebabs, Donna Daddy's, Waffles R Wild, and Taste The ROC. An outdoor bar will be provided by The Penthouse at One East Avenue, in addition to live music, lawn games, prizes, a vendor bazaar featuring the work of local artists, children's activities, backstage tours, and much more.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 27, 2019
Come From Away is in its third year on Broadway! Meet the current cast of the musical below!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2019
CELEBRATION presents, as part of its Celebrating New Works reading series, Still At Riskby Tim Pinckney, directed by Brad Griffith and performing one night only on Tuesday, August 20th at 7:30pm at The West Hollywood City Chambers, 625 N. San Vicente Blvd in West Hollywood. 
by TV Scoop - Aug 7, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on New Episodes of BACHELOR IN PARADISE, airing on ABC on Monday, August 12, 2019!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2019
Giraffes strut, birds swoop, gazelles leap - the entire Serengeti comes to life on stage each night in The Lion King. The Tony Award-winning musical adaptation of Disney's much-loved film transports audiences to a dazzling world of glorious colors, stunning effects and enchanting music to tell the story of Simba and his epic journey from wide-eyed cub to his destined role as King of the Pridelands.
by Perry Tannenbaum - Aug 30, 2019
There aren't many plays for pre-schoolers that boast the right pace and sustain their attention, Children's Theatre's new adaptation of A SICK DAY FOR AMOS MCGEE hits the sweet spot, quietly modeling friendship and kindness.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2019
Adam Pascal recently brought his new solo show, So Far, to The Green Room 42.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2019
Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati presents a one-night only experience with sensational Broadway host Seth Rudetsky a?" he will be leading a masterclass with 10 local artists with opportunity to view the class as an audience member, followed by 2 performances of his one-man show Deconstructing Broadway.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2019
Fountain Hills Theater announces the opening of the hit ABBA musical Mamma Mia!
by Stage Tube - Aug 21, 2019
& Juliet the joyous new musical that imagines Juliet's famous ending as just her beginning soars with the music of Max Martin, the acclaimed song-writer of some of the biggest pop anthems of the last 30 years.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
Snowlion Repertory Company, whose mission is to create, develop, and present new theater works of cultural, ethical, and spiritual value, announces the world premiere production of the new multimedia play Omniphobia running October 4 through 13 at Portland Ballet Studio Theater in Portland.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2019
48 million Americans have tried online dating. #DateMe: An OKCupid Experiment is the outrageous, true story of one. Robyn Lynne Norris (the show's creator and writer) is unlucky in love but determined to understand it better, so she logs on to the world's most popular dating site: OKCupid. Creating 38 'undateable' profiles as an interactive scientific investigation into online dating, Robyn unwittingly sets in motion the social experiment of our generation. Part improv, part sketch comedy and entirely hilarious, Robyn makes one conclusive result: there's no algorithm for love.
by Linnae Medeiros - Aug 16, 2019
Audiences are getting ready to head to Skid Row this fall! As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Howard Ashman and Alan Menken's classic sci-fi musical Little Shop of Horrors is returning to New York at the Westside Theatre, with previews beginning September 17th and opening night set for October 17th. The production is set to run for a limited engagement through November 24th. To prepare you to go somewhere that's green, we're getting to know the show's cast, including Jonathan Groff, Tammy Blanchard, Christian Borle, and more. Check it all out!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2019
Eli a?oePaperboya?? Reed will be appearing at the Bank of New Hampshire Stage (Concord, NH) on Friday, September 20, 2019 at 8PM. This performance is part of a larger tour where the Brooklyn-based singer and his rafter-raising, horn-drenched live band set out across the Eastern United States on the heels of their new album a?oe99 Cent Dreamsa??. This show is part of the free William H. Gile Concert Series.
by David Clarke - Aug 12, 2019
Ramin Karimloo's FROM NOW ON is a gorgeous love letter to his a?oebroadgrassa?? music. The album is a collection of 12 songs that are sure to get toes tapping while listeners thrill at hearing Karimloo sing some of the best known hits from the contemporary musical repertoire.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2019
Earlier this year, on April 22, The Phantom of the Opera, reached a milestone that no other Broadway show has even come near. Phantom, the longest-running show in Broadway history, became the first Broadway show EVER to reach #13,000 performances. This is just one of many incredible achievements made by the show since it opened on Broadway over three decades ago.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2019
Cygnet presents the racy political thriller The Virgin Trial, a contemporary re-imagining of the shocking yet widely-forgotten story of Elizabeth I before she became queen. Directed by Rob Lutfy, this U.S. Premiere runs September 11 through October 6, 2019. Opening Night for media is Saturday, September 14 at 8:00PM.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2019
New York Youth Symphony (NYYS), is proud to continue its mission of educating and inspiring young musicians through its Orchestra, Jazz, Chamber Music, Composition, Musical Theater Composition, Apprenticeship Conducting, and First Music commissioning programs. This season includes seven world premieres of new works commissioned through the First Music program, composed for the Orchestra, Jazz, and Chamber Music ensembles. The season also features renowned and up-and-coming soloists including prodigy pianist Harmony Zhu, 2019 Sphinx Competition winner cellist Sterling Elliott, and leading young pianist Michelle Cann in the Carnegie Hall premiere of Florence Price's recently re-discovered Piano Concerto in One Movement with NYYS Orchestra, as well as in-demand drummer Matt Wilson, celebrated saxophonist Steve Wilson, and trombone virtuoso Wycliffe Gordon with NYYS Jazz. The complete NYYS 2019-2020 concert calendar follows at the end of this press release.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2019
Lambert Jackson Productions today announce full casting for Dr Zhivago a?" The UK Concert Première. Joining the previously announced Ramin Karimloo (Yurii Andreyevich Zhivago) and Celinde Schoenmaker (Lara Guishar) are Rhys Bailey (Young Yurii, Sasha), Maisey Bawden (Olya), Isabella Djuve-Wood (Young Lara), Emma De-Anne Edwards (Anna Gromeko), Darcy Jacobs (Young Tonia), Kelly Mathieson (Tonia Gromeko), Charlie McCullagh (Pasha Antipov, Strelnikov), Matthew Woodyatt (Viktor Komarovksy), and Trinity Laban Musical Theatre as the ensemble. The production takes place at Cadogan Hall, on Sunday 1 September, 2pm and 6.30pm.