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by Steve Wilson - May 7, 2019
Quality Hill Playhouse continues its BROADWAY AND ALL THAT JAZZ series with SONGBOOK OF THE 60S AND 70S at the Playhouse in Kansas City. Directed by Producing Artistic Director J. Kent Barnhart the fourth program in the series runs through May 26. The final installment in the series SONGBOOK OF THE 80S TO PRESENT begins June 14 and concludes the 2018-2019 season at the Playhouse on July 14.
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2019
Join Broadway, film and television star Barbara Minkus (www.barbaraminkus.com) as she shares an intimate show of personal moments, funny and poignant songs and her remarkable stories working with luminaries like Danny Kaye, Merv Griffin, Jerry Lewis, and Charlotte Rae.
Steven Brinberg's SIMPLY BARBRA Returns To Celebrate The 50th Anniversary Of The Film Version Of HELLO, DOLLY!
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2019
Award-winning singer and actor Steven Brinberg (Simply Barbra) brings his new show celebrating the 50th anniversary of the film version of HELLO, DOLLY! The Green Room 42, 570 Tenth Avenue at 42nd Street (in Yotel Hotel) NYC on Wednesday, May 15th at 7:00 pm. This DOLLY show contains most of the songs heard in the film plus songs from her latest album WALLS and of course some of her big hits. There will be a guest to be announced. Christopher Denny is the Musical Director. The cover charge is $20-$60. There is NO food and drink minimum. For tickets, please visit www.TheGreenRoom42.com.
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2019
Come to The Green Room 42 for a celebration of the music from Little Women. Ticket proceeds will go towards the Women's March in NYC! March with the March sisters and company as they bring the beloved songs by Mindi Dickstein and Jason Howland and story by Louisa May Alcott to life. This all star ensemble of singers is led by Broadway's Elizabeth Ward Land (Amazing Grace) with music direction by Chris Rayis (Frozen).
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2019
Celebrate "Ol' Blue Eyes" from his early beginnings in New York during the 1940s swing era through the bright lights of Vegas with the Rat Pack in the 1960s to his final performances as "Chairman of the Board." Starring Cassandra Klaphake, Sal Pavia, Liz Fallon and Andrew Ruggieri, this ENCORE at Arizona Broadway Theatre production brings Sinatra's music alive.
by Stage Tube - May 20, 2019
Johnny Stellard has choreographed a dance to 'Remember the Day' from Shoshana Bean's album, Spectrum. The video, which tells the story of a lesbian couple, features Alicia Albright (Frozen, Wicked) and Ashlea Potts (Ogunquit, Cape Rep).
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - May 20, 2019
BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway alum Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her new show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of celebrity interview, 'Podcast Verite,' is unfiltered, raw, honest and uniquely funny.
BWW Review: Chris Crawford Gives One of the Year's Top Performances in Jonathan Tolins' BUYER AND CELLAR at freeFall Theatre
by Peter Nason - May 19, 2019
In this one-man tour de force, Crawford plays a variety of roles brilliantly, including that of Barbra Streisand.
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2019
Celebration, under the artistic direction of Michael A. Shepperd, presents the second show in its 2019 season, the Los Angeles intimate theatre premiere of THE PRODUCERS, A New Mel Brooks Musical, book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan, music and lyrics by Mel Brooks, choreography by Janet Roston, musical direction by Anthony Zediker, produced by Andrew Carlberg and Rebecca Eisenberg and directed by Michael Matthews.
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2019
The Delray Beach Playhouse announces their 2019-20 Season Subscriptions for the Main Stage Series plays, Musical Memories and Nostalgic Concert Series.
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2019
Award-winning singer and actor Steven Brinberg brings his new show celebrating the 50th anniversary of the film version of HELLO, DOLLY! The Green Room 42, 570 Tenth Avenue at 42nd Street (in Yotel Hotel) NYC This Wednesday, May 15th at 7:00 pm.
by Carol Kassie - May 13, 2019
Kevin Black, one of South Florida's best-known producer/director/choreographers, is once again collaborating with award-winning vocalist Mimi J to create a concert program that will appeal to audiences of all ages. The two have worked together several times developing shows that achieved great success - most notably On the Radio: Sounds of the 70s, which debuted at Stage Door Theatre in 2014, and eventually morphed into I Will Survive. That show went on to play several other area venues.
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2019
Waitress announced today that Shoshana Bean will extend her run as Jenna through July 7. As previously announced, Jeremy Jordan will play his final performance as Dr. Pomatter on June 2.
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2019
Following a critically-acclaimed, sold out world premiere at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival, global event distributor Trafalgar Releasing today announced plans to bring Between Me and My Mind, a feature-length documentary chronicling the life and music of Trey Anastasio, to movie theaters across North America for a one-night engagement on July 17.
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2019
Redhouse will conclude its 2018 -19 Season with The All Night Strut!, conceived and originally directed and choreographed by Fran Charnas with musical arrangements by Tom Fitt, Gil Lieb and Dick Schermesser, running from May 30th - June 9th. The production will feature a partnership with CNY Jazz who will provide the musicians and musical direction along with Central New York Theater Icon, Bob Brown who will make his directorial debut with Redhouse. The All Night Strut! promises a high energy evening of memorable music and incredible singing and dancing that will have you tapping your toes long after you leave the theatre.
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2019
What makes a Broadway theatre? Technically any venue with 500 seats or more, located along Broadway in New York City's Theatre District is a Broadway theatre, and the art that is produced in these special places is widely considered the highest form of theatrical entertainment in the world. Today, forty-one theatres are technically Broadway houses, each with their own rich history. Below, we're giving you the scoop on the life of every one of them!
by Ben Rimalower - May 10, 2019
Cabaret is one of the most successful, popular and influential musicals ever written. You can call it's Kander and Ebb's masterpiece or a defining triumph for Hal Prince or Bob Fosse and in any case, you'll be right on the money. So it's no wonder I have so many damn recordings of the score. The good news is they are all available for streaming on various platforms and so I can throw out all these CDs without having to do any uploading.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2019
With a legendary book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb, Chicago is now the #1 longest-running American musical in Broadway history.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2019
On this day, we're wishing a happy birthday to Tony Award-winning director Michael Mayer!
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Jun 27, 2019
El proximo 1 de julio llega al ambigu Teatro de la Zarzuela de Madrid el concierto MUSICALES DORADOS, en que Sylvia Parejo nos acercara a los titulos de los años 50 y 60 como MY FAIR LADY, FUNNY GIRL, THE KING AND I o WEST SIDE STORY.
by Sarah Hookey - Jun 26, 2019
Bill Hanney, award winning OwnerProducer of North Shore Music Theatre in Beverly, MA and Theatre By The Sea in Matunuck, Rhode Island is coming to Cape Cod this Summer.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2019
Just two weeks into its South African premiere run, The Fugard Theatre's production of multiple Tony-Award winning musical KINKY BOOTS has been extended. Bookings are now open for performances until 27 October.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2019
Musicals at Richter (MAR), celebrating 35 seasons as the longest-running outdoor theater in Connecticut, kicks off its main stage season with 'Monty Python's Spamalot,' the uproariously funny musical based on the classic film comedy 'Monty Python and the Holy Grail,' playing June 28 to July 13.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019
Next week, FEINSTEIN'S54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.comFeinsteins or call (646) 476-3551.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2019
Check out the latest cast of Drifters, Shirelles, and music industry legends that make up the company of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical!
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Audra McDonald, and More Weigh in on Which Broadway Cast Recordings They Have Memorized
by Stephi Wild - Jun 14, 2019
It's the question that swept Twitter yesterday: if someone offered you $1 Million to sing an entire Broadway cast recording from memory, which would you choose?
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Jun 10, 2019
BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway actress Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her critically acclaimed show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of celebrity interview, 'Podcast Verite,' is unfiltered, raw, honest and uniquely funny. Her twitter account @ilanalevine was named one of the ' 100 Twitter accounts to follow in 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2019
Producer Mark Cortale has announced that historic six-time Tony Award Winner Audra McDonald will return to Cape Cod with Sirius XM Radio star Seth Rudetsky as music director and host
by Charlotte Downes - Jul 9, 2019
The best thing about the day was that it was Barbra Streisand. She's a legend and she knows it. Her presence is very impressive and she thrives on the love that radiates from the crowd. The 65,000-strong audience were all there to see her and the other artists were a bonus.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2019
'I tried to tell a simple story about droughts that happen to people, and about faith,' wrote N. Richard Nash (1913-2000) in regards to his own profoundly beautiful play, 'The Rainmaker.'
Tickets On Sale Now For The Third BTS Feature Film BRING THE SOUL: THE MOVIE, Watch The Trailer Here
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2019
Big Hit Entertainment and Trafalgar Releasing announced today that tickets are now on sale for BRING THE SOUL: THE MOVIE, the latest film from global superstars BTS which finds the band at the end of their LOVE YOURSELF tour in Europe. The film will be in theaters for a limited time beginning August 7 with the majority of screenings occurring through August 11. Additional screening dates available in select locations.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2019
Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2019
Come hear the songs that Broadway has made famous, the hits known world-wide, that have the iconic stamp of The Great White Way.
by TV News Desk - Jul 2, 2019
Gypsy, starring Olivier Award-winner Imelda Staunton as Rose, is streaming now through July 31 on Great Performances on PBS.
BWW Interview: Melissa Momboisse of HAIRSPRAY at Bay Area Musicals Shares the Joys and Challenges of Returning to a Favorite Role
by Jim Munson - Jul 2, 2019
Melissa Momboisse is thrilled to be returning to her favorite role of Penny Pingleton in Bay Area Musicals' new production of "Hairspray," running from July 6th to August 11th at San Francisco's Victoria theater. Ms. Momboisse (pronounced "mom-boyce") is a veritable fixture of the Bay Area musical theater scene, known for her energetic and varied performances in a long and eclectic list of roles. Melissa also courageously beat Stage IV Hodgkins' Lymphoma 3 years ago, and when she survives 2 more years she gets to officially call herself a cancer survivor. She recently spoke with BroadwayWorld by phone about the joys and challenges of maintaining a thriving theatrical career while dealing with serious health challenges.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2019
Producer Rick Murray welcomes the legendary Fran Drescher to Provincetown for one night only in her show, Schmoozing with Fran, Saturday, August 10 at 8:00 p.m. at Provincetown Town Hall.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2019
Shoshana Bean, star of Wicked, City Center's Songs for a New World, and the most recent Jenna in Broadway's Waitress, makes her long anticipated Feinstein's/54 Below debut with shows on August 24, 27, 29, 30 and 31 at 7pm. Cover charges start at $85, with VIP and Premium seating starting at $110.
by Fred Kaufman - Jul 15, 2019
Why should any audience today be offended by William Shakespeare's THE TAMING OF THE SHREW?
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2019
Popular actor and musical theatre star Malcolm Terrey joins the cast of the smash hit South African production of KINKY BOOTS at The Fugard Theatre.
by Juan Carlos Verdu Garcia - Jul 11, 2019
El pasado domingo 7 de julio, más de 65.000 personas se dieron cita el domingo en Hyde Park para el único concierto en Europa que la artista neoyorquina va a dar en esta mini-gira.
by Review Roundups - Jul 11, 2019
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat plays a strictly limited 11-week season at the London Palladium, directed by Laurence Connor (School of Rock, Miss Saigon). Let's see what the critics are saying...
by Marianka Swain - Jul 11, 2019
Oh Lord! The second Biblical Andrew Lloyd Webber opening of the week (taking his current London production total up to a whopping five from next month) is his early collaboration with Tim Rice, celebrating 50 years since its original concept album, and back home at the Palladium. But a joyfully fresh staging makes this a Joseph for 2019 - and a family-friendly summer hit.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2019
Tony Award winner Lillias White returns to Broadway's Living Room on July 30 & 31. This masterful entertainer will take the audience on a musical journey full of love, light and happiness. Make Someone Happy is sure to lift your spirits and make you happy. The show features standards for the world of Broadway, film, and jazz.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2019
Trafalgar Releasing is excited to announce the forthcoming release of Metallica and San Francisco Symphony: S&M² in cinemas worldwide this October 9. Metallica and San Francisco Symphony reunite to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their original S&M (Symphony & Metallica) show with S&M², filmed at San Francisco's new Chase Center.
by Elliot Lanes - Apr 30, 2019
It's that time of year when arts institutions hold their annual galas. This year the Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda, MD has a double bill wallop of an evening planned.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2019
Lyricist Mark Petty of Anderson & Petty continues hosting duties on these monthly showcases which are on the last Sunday of every month with Musical Direction by Henry Brennan.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2019
Six young stars will have the chance to shine in the South African premiere of hit Tony Award-winning musical KINKY BOOTS. Presented by Eric Abraham and The Fugard Theatre, a brand new, original production of this huge-hearted musical will run at The Fugard Theatre from 11 June 2019.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 24, 2019
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! First, we'd like to wish a happy opening to Ink, which officially opens on Broadway tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2019
Shoshana Bean and Jeremy Jordan are staying at the diner longer than planned! It was announced today that the pair will extend their runs as Jenna and Dr. Pomatter respectively through June 2.
by Linnae Medeiros - Apr 23, 2019
It's time to head to the diner because Waitress's Tyrone Davis Jr. is taking over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story tomorrow, April 24th, for the show's third anniversary on Broadway! Be sure to tune it to get a taste of what it's like behind-the-scenes at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. An inside look at Waitress is never a bad idea, so you're not gonna want to miss this!