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HBO Gives Season Two Order to Critically Acclaimed Drama THE DEUCE
by TV News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Following early critical raves, HBO has renewed the drama series THE DEUCE for a second season, it was announced today by Casey Bloys, president, HBO Programming. (more...)

Photo Flash: BIG RIVER: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Opens at Theatre at the Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn opened to a packed house at Theatre at the Center on Sunday night. Audience members leapt to their feet at the end of the performance of the now Jeff-Recommended production. Actors James Romney in the role of Huck and Jonathan Butler-Duplessis in the role of Jim lead the cast in the musical that continues through October 15. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Signature Theatre Celebrates Opening Night of Suzan-Lori Parks' IN THE BLOOD
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Sep 18, 2017

Signature Theatre is presenting Pulitzer Prize-winner Suzan-Lori Parks' The Red Letter Plays: Fucking A & In the Blood. This is the first time these acclaimed plays will be presented together; they will run simultaneously at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). These two plays mark the final productions of Parks' Signature Residency One. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at GYPSY, Starring Michele Ragusa, at the Engeman
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

The John W. Engeman Theater presents GYPSY, running now through October 29, 2017, starring Michele Ragusa as Rose and Austen Danielle Bohmer as Louise. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Thousands Queue for Open Auditions for 42ND STREET at Theatre Royal
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Thousands of hopefuls turned out at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane on Monday morning (18th September) for open auditions to join the cast of 42nd Street. Queues wrapped around the iconic London theatre as the spectacular production was inundated with a new generation of dancers wanting to join the classic Broadway show. (more...)

Roundabout Theatre Company to Honor Jessica Lange at 2018 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) announces its annual 2018 Gala will honor Tony, Academy, Golden Globe and Emmy Award winner Jessica Lange with The Jason Robards Award for Excellence in Theatre on Monday, February 26, 2018 in the new Ziegfeld Ballroom (141 W 54th St, NYC). (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 17, 2017
by - Sep 17, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 17 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Cast of GYPSY Takes Opening Night Bows at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 17, 2017

Last night the cast of Engeman Theater's GYPSY took their opening night bows and BroadwayWorld was there to capture the moment! Check out the photos below. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Cast of GYPSY at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 17, 2017

Last night Engeman Theater's GYPSY celebrated opening and BroadwayWorld was there. Check out the photos below! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 9/16/2017
by - Sep 16, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 9/16/2017. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 16, 2017
by - Sep 16, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 16 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW Interview: Meet Broadway's Top Legal Eagle, Mark Sendroff
by Robert Diamond - Sep 15, 2017

Billy Flynn might get all the attention, but Broadway's real, go-to man of the law is Mark Sendroff. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 15, 2017
by - Sep 15, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 15 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Deanna Dunagan and Peter Friedman in THE TREASURER at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Playwrights Horizons presents The Treasurer, the world premiere of a new play by Max Posner (Judy) and directed by three-time Lortel Award winnerDavid Cromer (The Band's Visit, Our Town, Adding Machine). Commissioned by Playwrights Horizons, the play will be the second production of the theater company's 2017/2018 Season. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Saycon Sengbloh & More in Signature Theatre's IN THE BLOOD
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Signature Theatre is presenting Pulitzer Prize-winner Suzan-Lori Parks' The Red Letter Plays: Fucking A & In the Blood. This is the first time these acclaimed plays will be presented together; they will run simultaneously at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). These two plays mark the final productions of Parks' Signature Residency One. (more...)

How Many Times Did They Break Into Song and Other Things We Learned from Will Roland's Visit to BACKSTAGE BITE
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 15, 2017

In Backstage Bite with Katie Lynch, come into Katie's kitchen with some of Broadway's brightest as they eat, drink and merrily mix it up. See your favorite stars out of their element as they whip up dishes inspired by their Broadway show. Watch what happens when these actors trade belting for baking!In this latest episode, Katie is joined by very special guest from Dear Evan Hansen- Jared Kleinman himself, Will Roland! (more...)

Annie Golden and More Among Guests for New Talk Show BARING IT ALL WITH CALL ME ADAM at The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

From the internet to the stage, Call Me Adam's Adam Rothenberg will be bringing his fun, in-depth interviews to The Green Room 42 at The Yotel in NYC for a live monthly talk show called Baring It All with Call Me Adam! (more...)

Cast, Creatives Complete for Chloe Sevigny-Led DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT at The New Group
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

The New Group has announced complete casting for the world premiere of Seth Zvi Rosenfeld's Downtown Race Riot, with Cristian DeMeo, David Levi, Moise Morancy, Daniel Oreskes, Sadie Scott, Daniel Sovich, and as previously announced, Chlo Sevigny. (more...)

Tonya Meeks' FLYING STANDBY Makes United Solo Festival Off Broadway Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Following its acclaimed sold out run as an official selection of the 2012 L.A. Fringe Theater Festival and across the US, playwright Tonya Meeks' autobiographical tour de force Flying Standby has been selected in United Solo Festival Off Broadway Premiere. (more...)

Luca Veggetti's LEFT-RIGHT-LEFT Set for Japan Society's NOH-NOW Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

As part of Japan Society's Fall 2017-Winter 2018 Performing Arts Season, the Society presents the North American premiere of Left-Right-Left, directed and choreographed by Luca Veggetti. (more...)

United Solo Festival Goes FROM BAGHDAD TO BROOKLYN with Michelle Azar
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Michelle Azar will bring her new solo show, From Baghdad to Brooklyn, to the 2017 United Solo Festival. (more...)

Kerry Butler, Charl Brown to Tribute Tarantino with The Adam Levowitz Orchestra at B.B. Kings
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

This coming Monday, The Adam Levowitz Orchestra is bringing full, original renditions of the songs that gave Quentin Tarantino's films their lasting allure and cult status with very special guest star, Tony nominee Kerry Butler (Xanadu, Little Shop of Horrors, Hairspray, Catch Me If You Can). (more...)

Zach Grenier Joins Red Bull Theater's THE TRIUMPH OF LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Red Bull Theater today announced that Zach Grenier would join the previously announced cast for the one night only benefit performance of Marivaux's THE TRIUMPH OF LOVE, translated by James Magruder and directed by Jesse Berger. (more...)

Roundabout's TOO HEAVY FOR YOUR POCKET Begins Tomorrow Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

A friendly reminder! Roundabout Theatre Company presents the first new play of Roundabout Underground's expanded 2017-2018 season: the New York premiere of Too Heavy for Your Pocket by Jir h Breon Holder, directed by Margot Bordelon, and starring Eboni Flowers (Evelyn Brandon), Hampton Fluker (Tony Carter), Brandon Gill (Bowzie Brandon) and Nneka Okafor (Sally-Mae Carter). (more...)

United Solo Opens Its Eighth Season with 25 Sold-Out Shows
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The world's largest solo theatre festival will begin its eighth season at Theatre Row on Thursday, September 14, with a night of two shows, both of which are completely sold out. (more...)

Emmy Nominee Polly Draper and More to Star in 20TH CENTURY BLUES Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Producer Lida Orzeck and Executive Producer Eva Price have announced the cast of the New York premiere of the new play, 20TH CENTURY BLUES, from Susan Smith Blackburn Prize-winner and two-time OBIE Award-winning playwright Susan Miller (MY LEFT BREAST). (more...)

TIME AND THE CONWAYS, Starring Elizabeth McGovern, Starts Tomorrow on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company presents the new Broadway production of J. B. Priestley's Time and the Conways, directed by Tony winner Rebecca Taichman (Indecent). Time and the Conways returns to Broadway for the first time since its premiere in 1938. A friendly reminder that Time and the Conways begins preview performances tomorrow, September 14, 2017. (more...)

Lillias White, John Tartaglia, Kate Flannery and More Set for 'BROADWAY TO THE RESCUE' Benefit for the Homeless in L.A.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Times Square, 42nd Street, Broadway; the heart of New York City. But for One Night Only, Saturday, October 14, 2017, the Great White Way is coming to LA with its best and brightest for Broadway to the Rescue: A Benefit for the Homeless at the Montalban Theater in Hollywood. (more...)

John Lithgow to Bring the Magic of Storytelling to Broadway This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company, in association with Staci Levine, has announced the Broadway return of beloved stage and screen star John Lithgow in John Lithgow: Stories by Heart, directed by Daniel Sullivan. (more...)

Patrick Cassidy to Star in 5-Star Theatricals' JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

5-Star Theatricals (formerly Cabrillo Music Theatre) opens its 2017-2018 season with Patrick Cassidy starring as the Pharaoh in a fresh new look at an all-time family favorite, JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Tim Rice, musical direction by Dr. Cassie Nickols, choreography by 'So You Think You Can Dance' choreographer Dave Scott and directed by 5-Star Theatricals Managing Director Will North. (more...)

Oscar Wilde's Rarely-Told THE YOUNG KING to Make U.S. Premiere at The New Victory
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Prepare for the coronation of the Young King! The achingly beautiful and tender language of Oscar Wilde joins the intricate and magical world of internationally-acclaimed Slingsby theater company when The New Victory Theater is transformed from entry to exit for this enchanting and epic story. (more...)

United Solo Theatre Festival Presents The Encore Performance Of LISTEN CAN YOU HEAR ME NOW?
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Listen Can You Hear Me Now?, the award-winning show portraying the complex life of a CODA (Child of Deaf Adults), written and performed by Gloria Rosen and directed by Suzanne Bachner, makes its encore performance at the United Solo Theatre Festival on New York's Theater Row on Saturday, October 14 at 4:00 PM. (more...)

42nd Street Moon presents AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' at Gateway Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

San Francisco's acclaimed 42nd Street Moon has announced the full cast and creative team for the 2017-2018 season's opening production, Ain't Misbehavin'. A beloved celebration of the music of Fats Waller, Ain't Misbehavin' was originally conceived by Murry Horwitz and Tony Award-winner Richard Maltby, Jr. The original Broadway production made a star out of Nell Carter, who won a Tony Award for her performance. Ain't Misbehavin' runs from October 11-29, 2017 and will perform at the Gateway Theatre (formerly the Eureka Theatre). The press opening will take place on Saturday, October 14 at 6:00 p.m. Tickets range from $25 - $76 and can be purchased through the Box Office at (415) 255-8207 or online at www.42ndstmoon.org. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of Howard Crabtree's WHEN PIGS FLY!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 13, 2017

Howard Crabtree's WHEN PIGS FLY, conceived by Howard Crabtreeand Mark Waldrop, book and lyrics by Mark Waldrop, music by Dick Gallagher, directed by Mark Waldrop, choreographed by Tony Award-nominee Denis Jones (Holiday Inn) and costumes by legendary nine-time Emmy Award-winner Bob Mackie ('The Carol Burnett Show'), will fly again Off-Broadway at Stage 42 (422 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036) with previews beginning October 6 and opening night set for Monday, October 30. (more...)

Outward Bound USA Announces National Benefit Dinner 2017
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

This year's Outward Bound National Benefit Dinner will focus on our proud history of educational leadership, along with the stories of three generations of trail breaking Outward Bound women. (more...)

Tony Winner Lena Hall Joins Cast of TNT Drama SNOWPIERCER
by TV News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Tony Award winner Lena Hall has joined the cast of TNT's SNOWPIERCER drama pilot. The actress joins fellow Tony winner Daveed Diggs (HAMILTON) in the project. (more...)

Jay Armstrong Johnson, Davis Gaines, and More Join Fall MUNY MAGIC at The Sheldon
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

The fifth installment of Muny Magic at The Sheldon, The Muny's bi-annual showcase of favorite Muny artists, will be October 18 & 19 at 7:30 p.m. at The Sheldon Concert Hall. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Playwrights Horizons Celebrates Opening Night of FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70TH BIRTHDAY
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Sep 12, 2017

Playwrights Horizons presents the New York premiere production of For Peter Pan on her 70th Birthday, a new play by two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist and Tony Award nominee Sarah Ruhl (Stage Kiss, Dead Man's Cell Phone at Playwrights; In the Next Room, or the vibrator play; The Clean House). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Signature Theatre Celebrates Opening Night of Suzan-Lori Parks' FUCKING A
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 12, 2017

Signature Theatre is presenting Pulitzer Prize-winner Suzan-Lori Parks' The Red Letter Plays: Fucking A & In the Blood. This is the first time these acclaimed plays will be presented together; they will run simultaneously at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). These two plays mark the final productions of Parks' Signature Residency One. (more...)

Herb Newsome Returns to United Solo with BREAK IT DOWN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Break It Down, written and performed by Herb Newsome is a multimedia show that tells the story of the early days of Hip Hop through a live performance of the four elements: DJing, Emceeing, B-Boying and Graffiti Art. Explore the history behind the music set in the Bronx, NY, during a time where urban decay and gang culture inspired a people to create their own form of expression. Playing 10 Characters using music, dance, video, graffiti, and rhyming, the audience will be taken on a journey through the world of Hip Hop. (more...)

Broadway Sessions All Stars Sing Stephen Sondheim's COMPANY 9/14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway guest each week. The show is created and hosted by Ben Cameron (Bway Wicked, Aida and Footloose) and features musical director Joshua Stephen Kartes on piano. This Thursday night, September 14th, Broadway Sessions will celebrate the 35th birthday of our resident musical genius Joshua Stephen Kartes with an all star roster performing songs from Sondheim masterpiece 'Company' (more...)

Pacific Coast Repertory presents 42ND STREET, Opening 11/4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Pacific Coast Repertory Theatre is proud to present the Tony Award winning musical 42nd Street with Music by Harry Warren and Lyrics by Al Dubin and Johnny Mercer. (more...)

Santino Fontana, Heather Headley, Norm Lewis, Laura Osnes and More to Perform at American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

The American Theatre Wing has announced that Natalie Cortez, Gavin Creel, Santino Fontana, Heather Headley, Norm Lewis, Rebecca Luker, Beth Malone, Howard McGillin, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Laura Osnes, and Taylor Trensch will perform at its annual Gala on Monday, September 18, 2017 at Cipriani 42nd Street (110 East 42nd Street). (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Takes Over Broadway Sessions!
by Ben Cameron - Sep 11, 2017

Broadway Sessions had a very sweet season premiere this last week as we welcomed cast members from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. We danced Oompa Loompa-style, enjoyed heartfelt performances, and watched a couple 11 year old boys SING THEIR FACES OFF. Jackie Hoffman was unable to attend, but never fear- the cast celebrated her through dramatic readings of some of her finer TWEETS! Enjoy these performances by legendary John Rubinstein, Emma Plaeffle, Cory Lingner, Elliot Mattox, Ryan Sell, Jake Flynn and our sensational diva "Rising Stars" Nikisha Williams (bound for The Color Purple tour) and Brittany Dorazio. (more...)

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS' Robert Fairchild to Choreograph, Star in FRANKENSTEIN Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Ensemble for the Romantic Century has announced that Robert Fairchild will choreograph and star in the next production of their 2017-18 season, the Off-Broadway premiere of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein.This will be Mr. Fairchild's Off-Broadway debut as well as his debut as a choreographer. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE RAPE OF THE SABINE WOMEN Celebrates Opening Night Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

The World Premiere of Michael Yates Crowley's The Rape of the Sabine Women by Grace B. Matthias opened on Sunday, September 10 at The Duke on 42nd Street, a New 42nd Street project, and BroadwayWorld has photos from the festivities below! (more...)

Drama Teacher and Former Student to Perform in New York City Solo Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Dr. John Newman was Natalie Blackman's drama teacher at Highland High from 2000-2004. This fall they are both performing at the United Solo Festival, the world's largest solo theatre festival, on 42nd Street in New York City. (more...)

Robert Fairchild to Leave New York City Ballet Following Fall Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

New York City Ballet announced today that Principal Dancer Robert Fairchild will give his final performances with the Company during the 2017 Fall Season. (more...)

BWW Review: DAMES AT SEA: Bon Voyage!
by Nancy Grossman - Sep 11, 2017

DAMES AT SEA is a welcome escape from the upheaval of the moment, if only for a couple of hours. The six-member cast shines with an abundance of smiles, vocal belts, and tap routines that they make look easy. Ephie Aardema, who has previously made a few splashes on this stage (HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS, THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE, 42nd Street), is back after a stint on Broadway to play Ruby, that starstruck girl based on the lead character in 42nd Street. Wearing both the director's hat and the choreographer's character shoes, Associate Artistic Director Ilyse Robbins puts her traditional feel-good imprint on the show. Book your passage now! (more...)

Cast Announced for Musicals Tonight!'s THE APPLE TREE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

In The Apple Tree, Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick show us that women have been smarter than men from as far back as Eden when Adam says to Eve, 'I remember when you invented fire.' (more...)

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