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by Stephen Mosher - Mar 9, 2021
The Hell's Kitchen-based edgy and innovative nightclub is back in business! And what a lineup they've got.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2021
BroadwayHD announced today that George Takei’s Allegiance, which also features Broadway stars Telly Leung (Godspell, Glee) and Tony Award-winner Lea Salonga (Miss Saigon, Mulan) will be available  on the platform exclusively around the globe except in Asia beginning on March 18th. 
by Student Blogger: Olivia Noel - Mar 8, 2021
I was ridiculously excited. Especially when I found out we were going to see Aladdin On Broadway. I had never seen a Broadway show before, what I didn’t know was how it was going to affect me
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2021
Theater podcast Backstage Babble and host Charles Kirsch are joining forces to benefit Dancers Over 40, creating a night to remember. Come and test your knowledge and learn something new! The presenters are some of Broadway's best and on March 20th at 7PM EST, these Dancers Over 40 and Friends enter your very own living rooms.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2021
Whidbey Island Center for the Arts is resuming in-person events in its redesigned performance and community spaces. 'During the past twelve months, we have remained committed to producing, presenting, and supporting artistic endeavors and cultural events,' says WICA Executive Director Verna Everitt.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2021
Delaware Theatre Company has carefully selected a variety of Hollywood, Broadway and regional performers to engage and entertain you, and of course, the company will continue to adhere to social distancing guidelines.
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Mar 6, 2021
Tune in this Wednesday, March 3 (12pm ET) as he chats with Patrick Cassidy, who is getting the gang back together next week for a reunion of the original company of Assassins.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2021
Featuring dresses from Wicked, Hamilton, Beetlejuice, and more, check out our reader-curated list of iconic Broadway gowns. Which one is YOUR favorite?
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2021
Broadway buddy Ben Cameron, along with Jelani Remy, Lena Hall, and Brittney Mack are taking over our Instagram live today, March 4 at 8pm ET. You can tune in on our Instagram account.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2021
The Des Moines Playhouse will continue to offer children’s classes in-person and online this spring including a Spring Break camp. The theatre has classes for students in preschool through grade 8, beginning Mar. 27, 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2021
BroadwayHD has announce its upcoming lineup for March!  On March 1, madness ensues when fan favorite The Goes Wrong Show season 1, based on the BBC The Play That Goes Wrong specials and the popular Broadway and West End production that started it all expands into Canada and Australia. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2021
Roles We'll Never Play is back in the West End for two shows at The Vaudeville Theatre on Saturday 22nd May - 7:30pm and Sunday 23rd May - 7:30pm. After two sell-out shows at The Apollo Theatre in December 2020, the show is back, and will be one of the first shows to open out of lockdown!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2021
Cinemas across the country will offer virtual events where musicals, exhibitions, and more will be streamed beginning March 17. BY Experience has announced the Virtual Event Cinema initiative, which includes musicals such as Kinky Boots, War Horse, and 42nd Street.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2021
Theatre NOVA, Ann Arbor's professional theatre with an exclusive focus on new plays and playwrights, presents its new PLAY OF THE MONTH Zoom Play Series, featuring new plays written specifically for the Zoom format each month.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2021
On Wednesday, Jan 13 (8:30pm PT) Join actor Jonathan Freeman as he shares behind-the-scenes stories from voicing the villain Jafar in the Aladdin franchise and appearances on Broadway in Disney's Mary Poppins, The Little Mermaid, and Beauty and the Beast.
by BWW Staff - Jan 6, 2021
Winners have been announced for the 2020 BroadwayWorld Central New York Awards - which were back bigger than ever, celebrating the best in local theatre of the past decade!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2021
Jefferson Performing Arts Society is proud to announce its 43rd season lineup, featuring two New Orleans area premieres. The spring season kicks off with a one-man show about the life of the great African-American bass-baritone, scholar, actor, and athlete Paul Robeson, followed by the psychological drama One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.
by Cristina Martinez - Jan 26, 2021
Un 26 de enero de 1988, el Majestic Theatre de Nueva York acogía por primera vez THE PHAMTON OF THE OPERA, el musical compuesto por Andew Lloyd Webber y Richard Stilgoe.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2021
South Bay Musical Theatre (SBMT) has announced several new virtual events that will be streamed over Zoom and social media in January and February 2021. The company was among the first community theatres in the Bay Area to reinvent itself for the COVID-19 era by switching from traditionally staged musicals to a prolific schedule of online programming.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2021
La La Love, presented on the mainstage and in association with Phoenix Theatre Cultural Centre, WILL be livestreamed on February 11 and available on demand February 12-14, 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2021
The Des Moines Playhouse, now in its 102nd season, announced a mini-season for winter and spring 2021 that includes a comedy, a musical, and two shows for families. Tickets for in-person and online options are available at dmplayhouse.com and by phone at 515.277.6261.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2021
When the theater's 2021 season comes to a close, Artistic Director Greg Vinkler will step down from administrative duties and retire. Linda Fortunato, a dedicated company member of 17 seasons at Peninsula Players, has been appointed associate artistic director and will work alongside Vinkler throughout the 2021 season.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2021
One enthusiastic parent whose child participated in Segerstrom Center for the Arts’   Musical Theatre Training Program this past fall said, “Please offer more musical theatre classes soon!”  And so, the Center’s Education Department has announced a new series of classes for aspiring young performers ages 9-18 in February.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 17, 2021
This week's Theater Stories features the Broadway Theatre! Learn about the shows to have graced the stage of the theatre, including Gypsy, The Color Purple, Evita and more; the show that broke the theatre's box office record, and much more!
by Stephen Mosher - Jan 14, 2021
Thirty-three years later, these are the shows that Stephen Mosher remembers most vividly, from his first time in a Manhattan nightclub to the last night, on March 12th, 20202
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2021
2020 was a challenging year for the live theater industry, with productions being shut down, but BroadwayHD has been ahead of the game for years by championing the idea of live theater digital captures.Tom Kinney, Vice President of Operations for BroadwayHD, is a cable television veteran having worked over 30 years with Time Warner, serving  as a Division President for over twenty years. Kinney’s extensive experience and management style provided calm in the chaos of the pandemic.   
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2021
Andy Macktastic is debuting his new single, 'Good Times' on January 15th available on all digital platforms. Andy is a singer-songwriter who has also been known as a comedy writer and creator for SomeEcards, and for appearing in multiple productions of 42nd Street, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Beauty and the Beast, among others, around the country.
by BWW Staff - Jan 12, 2021
Winners have been announced for the 2020 BroadwayWorld Minneapolis Awards - which were back bigger than ever, celebrating the best in local theatre of the past decade! 
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 12, 2021
Tony Award-winning actor Beth Leavel has teamed up with PETA to salute Major with an original show tune all about adoption and how to play safely with a rescued dog. President-Elect Biden famously had to wear a walking boot after tripping over Major.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2021
Playwrights Horizons today announced a new rotating public art series to be displayed on the front of the company’s 42nd Street building, beginning on January 19, 2021, with new work by street and subway artist Jilly Ballistic.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2021
At New Federal Theatre's 50th Anniversary Gala Sunday January 17, special guests will include Debbie Allen, Trazana Beverly, Mya Carter, Patrice Johnson Cevannes, Debbi Blackwell Cook, D.K. Dyson, Joseph Edwards, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Ted Lange, Pauletta Washington, Kevin Maynor, S. Epatha Merskerson, Phylicia Rashad and more.
by Elliot Lanes - Feb 8, 2021
Today’s subject Richard W. Kidwell has been living his theatre life in DC theatre professionally since1966. He has been the Theatre Manager at the Opera House at Kennedy Center since it’s very first performance back in 1971 which makes him one of if not the longest running employees working in the DC theatre scene.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2021
nature of the dream, a devised film exploring Black identity in Iowa, will debut at 7:00 PM, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2021
On Hostile Ground is a new musical by Darren Clark (lyrics), Juliet Gilkes Romero (book), Michael Henry (music and orchestrations) and Charlotte Westenra (co-creator and director), inspired by the stories of the people affected by the government’s hostile environment policy. The musical is being released in a series of free videos, starting from Tuesday 16 February. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2021
San Francisco’s 42nd Street Moon (Daren A.C. Carollo and Daniel Thomas, Co-Executive Directors) is pleased to announce a virtual 2021 Gala, YOU CAN’T STOP THE BEAT - an evening of uplifting performances and optimism for the future of the arts. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2021
The Des Moines Playhouse follows its successful fall and holiday performances with two shows this winter, Leaving Iowa, Feb. 19-Mar. 21, 2021, and, for families, Stuart Little, Feb. 26-Mar. 14, 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2021
Auditions for the family show The Velveteen Rabbit will be held virtually with an audition video submission deadline of 6:00 PM, Monday, Feb. 15, 2021. All auditions are open to the public; no one is pre-cast. Callbacks will be in person at the theatre by appointment only, Feb. 16-17, 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2021
Auditions for the musical revue Some Enchanted Evening will be held virtually with an audition video submission deadline of 6:00 PM, Monday, Feb. 15, 2021. All auditions are open to the public; no one is pre-cast. Callbacks will be in person at the theatre by appointment only, Feb. 16-17, 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2021
Slava’s Snowshow is about to become available on streaming for the first time ever. BroadwayHD has secured worldwide exclusive streaming rights and will be bringing the show to viewers in the U.S. and globally on February 8. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2021
The Studios of Key West continues its innovative online conversation series, 'Between Two Palms,' streaming live each Wednesday from 6-7PM in March. The program invites award-winning theater, television, film, literary and visual arts personalities online for a lively, unscripted hour-long conversation produced by The Studios.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 25, 2021
Today's top stories: streaming Broadway Backwards event announced, Once On This Island comes to limited edition orange vinyl, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2021
Beetlejuice the musical is set to haunt brazil next year in its first internationally licensed production next year.
by Jennifer Ashley Tepper - Feb 24, 2021
On Tuesday, March 9, Dress Circle Publishing will release of THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 4, the latest in a series by acclaimed historian and producer Jennifer Ashley Tepper. Can't wait to get your hands on it? Let BroadwayWorld hold you over with a special sneak peek from a chapter all about The Jacobs Theatre.
by The Chaos Twins - Feb 24, 2021
Tune in today, February 24 (4pm ET) to watch the next episode right here at BroadwayWorld. This week's special guest is the wonderful Vasthy Mompoint!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 24, 2021
Need something new to read, watch, or listen to? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases!
by Jim Munson - Feb 23, 2021
For oh-so many reasons, it seems there is finally a feeling of optimism in the air as we emerge from the dark days of 2020. San Francisco’s 42nd Street Moon has decided to capitalize on that with their star-studded virtual Gala You Can’t Stop the Beat, which streams on Sunday, February 28th beginning at 6:00pm PST. You Can’t Stop the Beat will be hosted by Broadway actor and beloved “Moonie” Jason Graae and feature performances from a number of Tony winners and nominees. Musical theatre luminaries Liz Callaway, Michael Maguire, Faith Prince and Emily Skinner, plus dozens of other musical theater artists from the Bay Area and beyond will perform numbers from favorite musicals such as Hairspray, Come From Away, Bye Bye Birdie, Hamilton and many more. All proceeds from the virtual gala will support programs that are critical to the expansion of Moon’s programming and continuation of their mission - including MoonSchool’s education and outreach programs and the renovation of their home at the Gateway Theatre. To learn more about the event or to make a donation, visit www.42ndstmoon.org/annualgala. BroadwayWorld recently caught up with Daniel Thomas, who shares duties as Moon’s Co-Executive Director with Daren A.C. Carollo. Thomas’ current hopefulness and gratitude for having made it through a difficult year is palpable. Putting this particular gala together has clearly been a joy, and Thomas is confident that Moon audiences have much to look forward to in the coming year.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2021
The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts has announced several new guest artists who will appear in the Ordway's 'Meet the Artists,' a series of free livestreamed conversations with performers, directors, designers and more.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 16, 2021
Today's top stories: Laura Osnes and her husband Nathan Johnson singing 'A Whole New World' from Aladdin, Allison Janney honors women in new documentary 'Still Working 9 to 5', 42nd Street is coming to Blu-Ray and DVD, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2021
The West End production of 42nd Street, filmed live at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, is coming to DVD and Blu-Ray this spring. The production is currently streaming on BroadwayHD, released by the company Liberator Film Services. The production company has announced that the musical will be released on DVD and Blu-Ray on July 6, 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2021
Whidbey Island Center for the Arts has recently become the newest exhibitor of National Theatre Live and Broadway HD events. National Theatre Live (UK) and Broadway HD (USA) capture live performances in high definition as they happen in front of audiences.