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by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2021
Jack Sippel (The Prom) and Brendon Stimson (Mean Girls), in association with the Broadway Podcast Network, have announced the new podcast AGAIN FROM THE TOP.  The new podcast explores the moment in performing arts professional’s careers that they found their stride.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 8, 2021
With Women in Theatre Through the Decades, we will be highlighting the vital role that women have played in theatre history, showcasing those who paved the way and who continue to make history today. This week, we are highlighting the accomplishments of women in theatre throughout the 1960s and the 1970s!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2021
The Make A Difference Trust today announce the release of the charity single I Dare You. The track featuring a host of stars of the West End stage will be released on Tuesday 16 March 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2021
On this day, we celebrate the birthday of Broadway legend and Tony Award-winner, Donna Murphy.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2021
Robert Hartwell is a Broadway performer and Founder of The Broadway Collective. His Broadway credits include Hello, Dolly! starring Bette Midler, Motown The Musical, Cinderella, Nice Work If You Can Get It, and Memphis, as well as the National Tours of Dreamgirls and Motown The Musical.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2021
The review follows five groovy gals as they come of age during those glorious days that made England swing. Traveling in time from 1960 to 1970, SHOUT! chronicles the dawning liberation of women, from the rise of Dusty Springfield, Petula Clark, and Cilla Black as independent women with major careers, to their American counterparts, redefining themselves in the face of changing attitudes about gender. With a shimmy and shake, the songs are tied together by hilarious sound bites from the period – from '60s advertisements to letters answered by an advice columnist who thinks that every problem can be solved with a “fetching new hairstyle and a new shade of lipstick.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2021
Fifty five years ago a little musical shot a young actress to super stardom. The musical was Funny Girl; the actress was Barbra Streisand, and today, we reflect on the show that launched her legendary career!
by Stephen Mosher - Mar 26, 2021
A DIY video series created for fun during the lockdown made many people in many countries fall in love with her. Now we all just wait til she is on stage and singing for us, live and in person.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2021
Dingbat Theatre Project has announced casting and production team for its upcoming production of Shrek the Musical with book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire writer of Rabbit Hole and music by Jeanine Tesori composer of Fun Home and Caroline, or Change.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 24, 2021
Pablo Rossil is the creative brain behind the musical theatre-turned-jazz project Swingin' With The Music. The project featured live performances of artists interpreting some of musical theatre's most famous tunes with fresh jazz arrangements. Now, Swingin' With The Music is releasing its first musical theatre jazz album on March 27! 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2021
Lyric Opera of Chicago has announced The New Classics: Songs from the New Golden Age of Musical Theater, a virtual cabaret starring Broadway’s Gavin Creel, Nikki Renée Daniels, and Norm Lewis, plus Amanda Castro, Jenn Gambatese, Jo Lampert, and Heath Saunders, with David Chase as music director and featuring members of the Lyric Opera Orchestra.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2021
This spring MoonBeams season features a Tony nominated production, stars seen on the Bay Area and Broadway stages, as well as new, never seen before, over the top theatrical numbers that will have audiences singing along at home!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2021
Moving forward after the most unconventional season in its 59-year history, Pioneer Theatre Company (PTC) welcomes back professional actors, designers, directors, musicians, and stage crew eager for the 2021-2022 season.
by Student Blogger: Madison Moore - Mar 22, 2021
The criteria are that these shows have been nominated for Best Musical from the 3rd Tony Awards (the ceremony that started the Best Musical category) in 1949 to the nominations of what will now be the 74th Tony Awards in 2021. I will be determining their signs based upon their Broadway premiere date. With those rules in mind, here we go!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2021
International Entertainment Holdings Limited, the parent company of The Ambassador Theatre Group, today announced the pending acquisition by IEHL of the iconic Golden Gate Theatre and Orpheum Theatre, both in San Francisco, and the Fisher Theatre in Detroit, as well as its programming operation of the Detroit Opera House and Music Hall in Detroit.
by Stephen Mosher - Mar 21, 2021
Nicole Vanessa Ortiz is a winner many times over, but it's clear her future is filled with accolades to come. The proof is in the video.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2021
Director Chris Columbus has revealed that an R-rated version of the 1993 film Mrs. Doubtfire exists.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2021
Caitlin Kinnunen will be this week’s guest on ANXIETY AND THE ARTIST podcast. Kinnunen sits down with podcast host Allison Sheff (Smokey Joe’s Café) to talk about her early experiences with panic attacks on stage, making peace with your anxiety, and the necessary changes we’d like to see in the industry to better support artists' mental health. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2021
A Wonderful Guy: Conversations with the Great Men of Musical Theater, Eddie Shapiro’s follow up to his wildly popular Nothing Like a Dame, will be released on Thursday, April 1 and is published by Oxford Press. A Wonderful Guy will be available in hardcover and digital formats with pre-orders now being accepted on Amazon and Barnes & Noble.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2021
Eli Tokash and Broadway Podcast Network, have announced this month’s guest on TAKE A BOW. In her legendary career, 3x Tony Nominee, Carolee Carmello recalls her favorite memories of her impressive 14 Broadway Show resume.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2021
The Make A Difference Trust today announce the release of the charity single I Dare You. The track featuring a host of stars of the West End stage will be released on Tuesday 16 March 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2021
Orange Tree Theatre today announces the play titles and full cast for Inside – the first instalment of Inside/Outside, a collection of world premiere short plays by emerging and established writers.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2021
MRS. DOUBTFIRE has re-released their 'As Long As There is Love' video to mark the one-year anniversary of the Broadway shutdown. MRS. DOUBTFIRE the Broadway musical played 3 previews at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre before an executive order from the Governor of New York State shut down Broadway on March 12, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2021
Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre is offering a virtual song performance workshop this spring for adults and teens. The class will be held Saturday afternoons from 12:30-2:30 for seven weeks starting April 10 and ending May 22. The cost is $245.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2021
With the first low trill of the solo clarinet and its spine-tingling run up the scale, Rhapsody In Blue by George and Ira Gershwin caught the public's fancy and opened a new era in American music.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2021
'The Last Five Years” is an emotionally powerful and intimate musical about two New Yorkers in their twenties who fall in and out of love over the course of five years. The show’s unconventional structure consists of Cathy, the woman, telling her story backwards while Jamie, the man, tells his story chronologically; the two characters only meet once, at their wedding in the middle of the show. 
by Stephi Wild - Feb 28, 2021
Happy Birthday to the one and only Bernadette Peters! Today, we're celebrating one of Broadway's favorite stars with a look back on some highlights from her career.
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 BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2021
Bette Midler recently chatted with Parade Magazine, where she discussed her career, her new children's book The Tale of the Mandarin Duck: A Modern Fable, and why her time on stage may be over.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2021
Today (February 22) in live streaming: Santino Fontana sings with Seth Rudetsky, Patrick Page takes on Shakespeare's villains, and more!
by Team BWW - Feb 22, 2021
Seth Rudetsky's internationally acclaimed Broadway concert series that first began in Provincetown at The Art House in 2011 is now a weekly virtual series entitled The Seth Concert Series.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2021
Celebrating its 75th Anniversary as “The Miracle of the Forest,” Forestburgh Playhouse will present DIAMOND DELIRIUM, a virtual party and fundraiser, to be streamed on Wednesday, February 24. The evening kicks off at 6:30PM with a VIP Pre-Show Cocktail Party hosted by FB Playhouse alum Morgan James and Nicholas Rodriguez.
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Feb 21, 2021
Watch as Richard chats with Tony winner Santino Fontana who will soon join Seth Rudetsky for two very special concerts on Sunday, February 21 (8pm) and Monday, February 22 (3pm).
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 21, 2021
Santino Fontana joins Seth Rudetsky for a very special concert, which premiered on Sunday, February 21 (8pm). The concert re-airs today, Monday, February 22 (3pm).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2021
Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, February 20-21, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2021
Each year, Porchlight Music Theatre celebrates an individual who has made an exceptional and lasting contribution to the state of the art of Chicago music theatre with the prestigious Guy Adkins Award. This year, Felicia P. Fields is the recipient.
by Student Blogger: Madison Moore - Feb 18, 2021
While many may consider musical theatre to be rather niche (and it is compared to a lot of other mainstream entertainment, don’t get me wrong), it might surprise them just how popular many of the more mainstream musicals are.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2021
The three upcoming readings are: Alice Childress’s Trouble in Mind, directed by Awoye Timpo; George Bernard Shaw’s Arms and the Man, directed by 2020 SAG Award nominee, Obie Award winner, and Tony Award nominee Colman Domingo; and Thornton Wilder’s The Matchmaker, directed by Dawn Monique Williams.
by Student Blogger: Joey Tabasco - Feb 18, 2021
Theatre would not be theatre without the efforts of Black artists, and it’s important to learn about their impact on the industry. In honor of Black History Month, here is a timeline of theatre milestones achieved by Black professionals. 
by Stage Tube - Feb 17, 2021
Bette talks about getting vaccinated, keeping busy during quarantine, her daughter getting married, being married by an Elvis impersonator in Vegas in 1984, her new children’s book “The Tale of the Mandarin Duck,” being on the cover of Rolling Stone 48 years ago, and auditioning to be on Johnny Carson.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2021
On this day in 1984, Ethel Merman, a Broadway institution known as the 'undisputed First Lady of the musical comedy stage, passed away at the age of 76.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 15, 2021
Today's top stories: Laura Osnes' concert, as part of The Seth Concert Series, re-airs today at 3pm, Webber plays a Valentine's Day medley, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2021
They’re dancing again & watching iconic feature films on the Julianne and George Argyros Plaza at Segerstrom Center for the Arts. Government mandated COVID-19 guidelines have been loosened and the Center is presenting Saturday Wellness Classes featuring African Dance taught by Dr. Jewel, Tuesday Night Dance Classes withLauren Lim Jackson & more.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2021
Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, February 13-14, 2020.
by Stage Tube - Feb 13, 2021
The Playbillies have released a cover of the 'Elephant Love Medley' from Moulin Rouge in collaboration with many of their friends from the Broadway community. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2021
Segerstrom Center for the Arts has announced that movies are returning to the Julianne and George Argyros Plaza in March. Four true iconic films: HIDDEN FIGURES on March 5, THE LEGO MOVIE on March 6, ROMAN HOLIDAY on March 12 and HELLO, DOLLY! on March 13. Each a classic in its own right. All movies will be closed captioned.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2021
Celebrating its 75th Anniversary as “The Miracle of the Forest,” Forestburgh Playhouse, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Franklin Trapp, will present DIAMOND DELIRIUM, a virtual party and fundraiser, to be streamed on Wednesday, February 24.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2021
Children’s Entertainment show Vasthy’s Friends is honoring Black History Month with exciting events all month long. To celebrate Black History Month, Vasthy’s Friends is hosting 2 separate events to celebrate the various cultures of the Black community and raise money for free shows to children in special circumstances. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2021
TWIST, a virtual experience centered around a rotating series of social strategy games, is pleased to announce that for the first time ever, its monthly slate of games has sold out, prompting additional games to be added.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2021
With the first low trill of the solo clarinet and its spine-tingling run up the scale, Rhapsody In Blue by George and Ira Gershwin caught the public's fancy and opened a new era in American music.