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Based on the film of the same name by Ian Fleming.

Chitty, a magical car, sails the seas and flies through the air carrying its eccentric inventor, Caractacus Potts; his children, Jemima and Jeremy; beautiful Truly Scrumptious; and loony Grandpa Potts as they try to escape from the Baron and the evil Child Catcher.



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Raul Esparza Cast As Lead On New NBC Drama SUSPICION
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

Raul Esparza Cast As Lead On New NBC Drama SUSPICION (more...)

Royal Players Announce CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

Everyone's favorite flying car comes to life at the Royal Theatre in the musical adaptation of the beloved family film, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang on April 12-14, 19-21 at 7:00 p.m., April 15 and 22 at 2:00 p.m. sponsored by Everett Buick, GMC. (more...)

Haven Theatre Announces Casting for the World Premiere of THE DISPLACED
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2018

Haven Theatre is pleased to announce casting for its world premiere of THE DISPLACED, an electrifying thriller exploring the heartbreak of gentrification and the scars we leave on each other, written by Isaac Gomez and directed by Jo Cattell, THE DISPLACED will feature Rashaad Hall and Karen Rodriguez. (more...)

Mary Testa And Eddie Korbich Headline New Musical SACRIFICES At Emerging Artists Theatre's New Work Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2018

A host of Broadway actors will be part of the presentations of Sacrifices on March 18th and 19th. (more...)

Brian Conley to Embark on UK Tour, 'STILL THE GREATEST ENTERTAINER - IN HIS PRICE RANGE'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018

Brian Conley's 2018 UK Tour Still The Greatest Entertainer - In His Price Range begins today, Tuesday 6 March 2018, at Swansea's Grand Theatre. Comedian, actor, singer and television presenter Brian Conley will perform to audiences around the UK as he embarks on a 40 date tour until 10 June 2018. (more...)

THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS: The New Musical Comes To UK & Irish Cinemas For Easter
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2018

Following a strictly limited summer season at the London Palladium, The Wind in the Willows: The New Musical is set to delight audiences of all ages, as it is screened in cinemas across the UK & Ireland over the Easter period. The multi-camera production of the much-loved musical adventure will be screened in stunning surround sound and in breathtaking high definition, bringing one of the highlights of London's West End to local multiplexes and giving everyone the best seat in the house. Participating cinemas and booking links can be found at www.willowsmusical.com (more...)

Artios Academies of Greenville Presents CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2018

Artios Academies of Greenville is elated to present Chitty Chitty Bang Bang The Musical! Take a fantastic musical adventure with an out-of-this-world car that flies through the air and sails the seas. Based on the beloved 1968 film version of Ian Fleming's children's book, and featuring an unforgettable score by the Sherman Brothers (Mary Poppins), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is one family-friendly blockbuster that audiences will find 'Truly Scrumptious.' (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Mar. 4
by Audition Roundup - Mar 4, 2018

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, March 4, 2018 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)

BWW Interview: Emma Williams Talks AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN
by Marianka Swain - Mar 30, 2018

Emma Williams's past work includes Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Half a Sixpence, Mrs Henderson Presents and Love Story. She's currently starring in a new musical version of the iconic Richard Gere film An Officer and a Gentleman, which opens at Leicester Curve on 6 April. (more...)

ArtsBridge Announces Nominees For 2018 Shuler Hensley Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2018

This week ArtsBridge announced the nominees for the 10th Anniversary Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards - Shuler Hensley Awards. 38 public and private schools from throughout the state were nominated in 17 categories. The awards show is the culmination of a year-long professional development program and will showcase the next generation of Georgia's musical theatre talent. Presented by the Georgia Lottery, the awards show will air on Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB) over its nine-station statewide television network live from Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre on April 19, 2018 from 7-9 pm. (more...)

Meet the Cast of Roundabout's TRAVESTIES- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Mar 29, 2018

Roundabout Theatre Company's Broadway revival of Tom Stoppard's Tony Award-winning play Travesties begins previews tonight! Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

Jazz Choreography Enterprises, Inc. Presents Jazz Choreography Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2018

Jazz Choreography Enterprises, Inc. presents New York Jazz Choreography Project for its semiannual dance concert devoted exclusively to jazz. JCE features works from emerging to established choreographers. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2018

See photos from inside the the World Premiere of 'AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN - THE MUSICAL'. (more...)

Belly Share Release New Song STARS ALIGN From DOVE, First Album in 23 Years Out 5/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2018

Belly Share Release New Song STARS ALIGN from DOVE, First Album in 23 Years Out 5/4 (more...)

5th Avenue's KISS ME, KATE Begins Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2018

Rehearsals are in full swing for The 5th Avenue Theatre's production of Kiss Me, Kate, which begins performances next Friday, April 6. (more...)

THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS, The New Musical Comes To UK and Irish Cinemas For Easter
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2018

Following a strictly limited summer season at the London Palladium, The Wind in the Willows: The New Musical is set to delight audiences of all ages, as it is screened in cinemas across the UK & Ireland over the Easter period. The multi-camera production of the much-loved musical adventure will be screened in stunning surround sound and in breathtaking high definition, bringing one of the highlights of London's West End to local multiplexes and giving everyone the best seat in the house. Participating cinemas and booking links can be found at www.willowsmusical.com (more...)

Carrie Hope Fletcher to Release Debut Album WHEN THE CURTAIN FALLS 30 March 2018
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2018

23:00 Records part of Club11 London have announced the title for award-winning West End star, YouTuber and best-selling author, Carrie Hope Fletcher's debut album - When The Curtain Falls. Now available to pre-order from iTunes, the album is released on Friday 30 March. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 3/20/2018
by BWW - Mar 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/20/2018 for Los Angeles (more...)

Brief 3/20: ROCKTOPIA Begins Previews and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Mar 20, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Rocktopia begins previews on Broadway tonight and Miss You Like Hell, starring Daphne Rubin-Vega, begins previews at The Public Theater! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Tampa - Week of 3/20/2018
by BWW - Mar 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/20/2018 for Tampa (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 3/20/2018
by BWW - Mar 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/20/2018 for Ft. Myers/Naples (more...)

BTG Announces Addition Of Nicholas Paleologos As Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2018

The Board of Trustees and Kate Maguire (Artistic Director/CEO) are pleased to announce that Nicholas Paleologos is joining Berkshire Theatre Group as Executive Director. (more...)

Jonathan Kite to Lead Cast of THE NERD At George Street Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2018

George Street Playhouse, located at 103 College Farm Road in New Brunswick, today announced Jonathan Kite (TV's 2 Broke Girls) will play the titular role in Larry Shue's The Nerd, on stage April 24 - May 20, 2018. Kevin Cahoon, who has appeared in many Broadway productions, including The Wedding Singer and The Lion King, will direct the popular comedy, which closes out GSP's mainstage season. (more...)

Dean John Wilson to Join Kelli O'Hara and Ken Watanabe in THE KING AND I; Three Week Extension Announced
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 15, 2018

Looks like the West End will be getting to know Kelli O'Hara and Ken Watanabe. According to a report by the Daily Mail, Lincoln Center Theater's production of THE KING AND I 'has its eye on the London Palladium for a limited season next year.' (more...)

Wolverhampton Grand Theatre Announces New Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2018

A brand new season of West End musicals, gripping dramas, dynamic dance and one night concerts will go on sale at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre. Highlights include the return of the phenomenally successful smash hit musical THE BODYGUARD, a major new production of DOCTOR DOLITTLE THE MUSICAL, Belinda Lang and Oliver Cotton in DUET FOR ONE, Joe Pasquale, Russell Watson, Doreen Tipton's brand new live show DOREEN'S BIG TOP and the National Theatre return in 2019 with MACBETH. (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Mar. 11
by Audition Roundup - Mar 11, 2018

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, March 11, 2018 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the UK Tour of A SPOONFUL OF SHERMAN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2018

Singing and dancing through 100 years of Sherman Family music; and you already know all of the songs by heart! A compelling musical stage show for all the family, celebrating the life and music of multi-award-winning Disney songwriters The Sherman Brothers (Mary Poppins, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, The Jungle Book, Winnie the Pooh), Tin Pan Alley songwriter Al Sherman (writer for artists including Frank Sinatra, Billie Holliday and Ella Fitzgerald), and present-day composer, Robert J. Sherman. Come with us on a journey through the songbook of your childhood! (more...)

THE ILLUSIONISTS Comes To Columbus
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2018

On the heels of a highly successful multi-city tour and run on Broadway, the world's best-selling touring magic show, THE ILLUSIONISTS - LIVE FROM BROADWAY, will play the Palace Theatre April 3 and 4 as part of its 2018 North American tour. (more...)

Wilson Directs LITTLE WOMEN – THE BROADWAY MUSICAL for Hendersonville's Actors Point Theatre Company
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 26, 2018

Greg Wilson, artistic director of Actors Point Theatre Company, will direct Little Women - The Broadway Musical, which is based on the classic novel by Louisa May Alcott, running March 8-17. (more...)

Winter Storm Warning: Meet the Cast of FROZEN- Now in Previews!
by Danielle Gutierrez - Feb 24, 2018

FROZEN had its first preview last night, February 22 at the St. James Theater! Starring Patti Murin and Caissie Levy as beloved Disney heroines Anna and Elsa, the musical is set for a March 22 opening. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

Panto Cast Announced For CINDERELLA At The Bristol Hippodrome
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

The Bristol Hippodrome have announced that comedy legend, musical theatre, television and Strictly star Brian Conley and celebrity style guru and television presenter Gok Wan will star in this year's spectacular production of the Fairy Godmother of all Pantomimes, Cinderella, from Saturday 8 December. (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: Broadway Dims the Lights for Jan Maxwell
by Walter McBride - Feb 22, 2018

As previously announced, the Marquis Theatre and the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre would dim their lights in memory of five-time Tony Award nominated actor, singer and performer Jan Maxwell, who passed away on Sunday, February 11th at age 61. The lights dimmed on February 21, 2018, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. (more...)

Casting Announced For World Premiere Of AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2018

The full cast for the World Premiere of "AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN - THE MUSICAL" is officially announced. Emma Williams will play 'Paula Pokrifiki', Jonny Fines is 'Zack Mayo', Ray Shell as 'Foley', Ian Macintosh as 'Sid Worley' and Jessica Daley as 'Lynette Pomeroy'. The production will open at Curve on Friday 6 April 2018 with a national press night on Thursday 19 April before playing at theatres across the UK and Ireland until 15 September 2018. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 2/20/2018
by BWW - Feb 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/20/2018 for Connecticut (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Atlanta - Week of 2/20/2018
by BWW - Feb 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/20/2018 for Atlanta (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Pittsburgh - Week of 2/20/2018
by BWW - Feb 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/20/2018 for Pittsburgh (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Indianapolis - Week of 2/20/2018
by BWW - Feb 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/20/2018 for Indianapolis (more...)

Hilarious Drunken Mock Audition Takes Place At The West End This Saturday Night
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

A Chorus Line meets tequila, 18 singing actors will drunkenly perform 32,16,8, maybe event 2 bar cuts from their audition book in front of live audience and industry guests. Alison Franck (Franck Casting), Chaz Wolcott (Newsies/So You Think You Can Dance), and Cory Wade (Multimedia Recording Artist and 2nd runner up of America's Next Top Model) will be playing the roles of 'casting director.' Hosted by the hilarious Jacob McKenna. Half Messy Bar Show/Half Masterclass, DRUNK AUDITIONS gives you a front row seat at the other side of the table. If you're looking for a night of theatre shenanigans, industry networking, and comedic banter, the show's creator - producing casting director, Ian Connor offers you a [not so] private appointment for this Saturday, February 24th. 6:30pm at The West End Lounge. Tickets only $10 online and can be reserved here: https://ianconnorpresents.ticketspice.com/drunk-auditions *Venue requires two drink minimum/cash only! (more...)

Kravis Center Presents THE ILLUSIONISTS: LIVE FROM BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

On the heels of a highly successful multi-city tour and run on Broadway, the world's best-selling touring magic show, THE ILLUSIONISTS - LIVE FROM BROADWAY (www.theillusionistslive.com), will play The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach on March 6 - 11 as part of its North American tour in 2018. Tickets for THE ILLUSIONISTS are on sale now. (more...)

Updated: Samuel J. Friedman Will Join Marquis Theatre in Dimming the Lights in Honor of Jan Maxwell
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2018

The Broadway community mourns the loss of five-time Tony Award® nominated actor, singer and performer Jan Maxwell, who passed away on Sunday, February 11th at age 61. The Marquis Theatre (210 W 46th St.), where she made her final Broadway appearance, will dim its lights in her memory on February 21, 2018, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. (more...)

Hear Broadway Tales And Stories From The Road In Croswell Opera House Speaker Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2018

A costumer for the hit musical HAMILTON, a Tony Award-nominated scenic designer, and a Broadway actress who also performed in a national tour of WICKED will speak about their experiences in an upcoming series of events at the Croswell Opera House in Adrian. (more...)

Official: Starry Cast Set for West End CHESS; Ball, Burke, Head, Howar and Janson Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

Multiple sources have revealed a starry cast for the upcoming West End production of Chess at London's Coliseum. The cast is said to include Michael Ball (The Russian), Alexandra Burke (Svetlana), Murray Head (The Arbiter), Tim Howar (The American) and Cassidy Janson (Florence). (more...)

THE ILLUSIONISTS Comes to Morris Center for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2018

???????On the heels of a highly successful multi-city tour and run on Broadway, the world's best-selling touring magic show, THE ILLUSIONISTS - LIVE FROM BROADWAY (www.theillusionistslive.com), will play the Morris Performing Arts Center in South Bend, Indiana on April 29, as part of its North American tour in 2018. (more...)

Jazz Choreography Enterprises, Inc. Presents Jazz Choreography Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2018

Jazz Choreography Enterprises, Inc. presents New York Jazz Choreography Project for its semiannual dance concert devoted exclusively to jazz. JCE features works from emerging to established choreographers. (more...)

McCarter Presents The World Premiere Of Christopher Durang's TURNING OFF THE MORNING NEWS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2018

McCarter Theatre Center completes the 2017-2018 Theater Series with Christopher Durang's Turning Off the Morning News. His third world premiere commission for McCarter, Durang's follow-up to Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike (2013 Tony Award for Best Play), is a decidedly dark and daring comedy taking hilarious aim at today's absurd and dangerous world. Directed by McCarter's Artistic Director and Resident Playwright Emily Mann, the play runs May 4 - June 3 in the Berlind Theatre. Press opening is Saturday, May 12 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Asolo Rep Announces Complete Casting For RAGTIME
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2018

Asolo Rep continues its 2017-18 season with the celebrated American musical RAGTIME. Directed by Peter Rothstein, founding artistic director of Theater Latte Da in Minneapolis, RAGTIME features a book by Terrence McNally, music by Stephen Flaherty and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, who all garnered Tony Awards for the production. The original Broadway production was directed by Frank Galati, who received a Tony nomination for his work and is an Associate Artist at Asolo Rep. A collaboration with Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre, RAGTIME previews May 1 - 3, opens May 4 and runs through May 27 in the Mertz Theatre, located in the FSU Center for the Performing Arts.  (more...)

The Geffen to Honor Dick Van Dyke and Lin-Manuel Miranda
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2018

The Geffen Playhouse will honor legendary stage and screen performer Dick Van Dyke and award-winning composer, lyricist and actor Lin-Manuel Miranda at its 16th annual Backstage at the Geffen fundraiser. The event recognizes the accomplishments of leaders in the artistic community, supports the theater's mission to produce original, quality work and raises funds for its award-winning education and community engagement programs, which bring live theater to more than 15,000 disadvantaged youth, seniors and veterans annually. (more...)

THE ILLUSTIONISTS Return To The North Charleston PAC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2018

???????On the heels of a highly successful multi-city tour and run on Broadway, the world's best-selling touring magic show, THE ILLUSIONISTS - LIVE FROM BROADWAY (www.theillusionistslive.com), will play the North Charleston Performing Arts Center on June 13 as part of its North American tour in 2018. (more...)

Liza Pulman Brings Streisand Classics To The Darlington Hippodrome Stage
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2018

Renowned vocalist and comedienne Liza Pulman is joined by National Championship Winners the Brighouse and Rastrick Band with acclaimed musical director Joseph Atkins and The Stardust Ensemble. Expect to hear exciting and heart warming new arrangements of many of Streisand's golden classics including The Way We Were, You Don't Bring Me Flowers, People, Second Hand Rose and many more wonderful songs in a full to bursting ninety minute show. (more...)

Step Into to the Candy Store! HEATHERS to Head to The Other Palace in London
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 12, 2018

It'll be very! Baz Bamigboye of The Daily Mail has reported that the West End is set to get its very own production of the homicidal high school musical, Heathers, which is set to begin its run at The Other Palace beginning 9 June.  (more...)

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