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by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2020
The hosts of the next Waitress London Cast Album Karaoke Night taking place on 24 February will be the show's composer and 2020 Grammy® Award winner Sara Bareilles (Love Song, Brave) and Olivier and Tony Award winner Gavin Creel (The Book of Mormon, Hello Dolly!) who are now starring in the roles of Jenna and Dr Pomatter for six weeks only until 7 March.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2020
Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) will present a unique networking and educational opportunity for writers: TRU's renowned Writer-Producer Speed Date on Sunday, March 1, 2020 at Shetler Studios, 244 W. 54th Street, Penthouse.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2020
MRS. DOUBTFIRE is on her way to Broadway, but first the new musical is on the hunt for an additional cast member. Telsey + Company has just announced that an open casting call will be held in NYC this Monday, February 3, for ensemble/Lydia Hillard understudy.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2020
Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents a unique networking and educational opportunity for writers: TRU's renowned Writer-Producer Speed Date on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at Shetler Studios, 244 W. 54th Street, Penthouse. Submission deadline is 2/19/20. Session 1 offers coaching at 4:30PM, pitching at 5:30PM; session 2 offers coaching at 5:30PM, pitching at 6:30PM. Tickets are $75 for TRU members, $85 for non-members, $25 for each additional collaborator. Submission is free, and your spot in the lineup can be purchased upon acceptance starting 2/22/20 at https://truonline.org/events/speed-date-03-01-20/
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2020
Houston Symphony Music Director Andrés Orozco-Estrada and CEO/Executive Director John Mangum, holder of the Margaret Alkek Williams Chair, announced the details of the 2020a?"21 season, Orozco-Estrada's seventh as music director. Orozco-Estrada and the Houston Symphony enter the next decade of music-making with works by Beethoven, in honor of his  250th birthday celebration; new music from contemporary composers; Symphony Specials with pianists Lang Lang and Leif Ove Andsnes; solo performances from Concertmaster Yoonshin Song and other Houston Symphony musicians; and a new, three-year Artistic Partnership with legendary violinist Itzhak Perlman. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2020
Tony and Olivier Award-winning Bob Avian's dazzling life story, Dancing Man: A Broadway Choreographer's Journey, is a memoir told in three acts.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2020
MTC Music Academy presents a 5 week Vocal Masterclass featuring intensive technique coaching with Founder and Voice Teacher, Tegan Miller, as well as expert input from rest of the creative team, Music Director, Assaf Gleizner (Office the Musical) and Rep Coach, Andre Catrini (Astonishing Times of Timothy Cratchit). The classes will also include handpicked, personalized audition material for each student and a showcase for two Casting Directors, Holly Buzcek (HDB Casting/Wojcik/Seay Casting) and Alison Franck (Franck Casting), as well as the creative team. In this showcase, actors will present their new material and receive live, constructive feedback.
by Clemente Sanchez - Jan 28, 2020
LA JAULA DE LAS LOCAS cumple 1000 Representaciones en México
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2020
As BroadwayWorld previously announced, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's classic musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is returning to New York in a special concert presentation from Manhattan Concert Productions on February 17th at Lincoln Center's David Geffen Hall! In celebration of the highly-anticipated production, we're giving you a guide to the star-studded cast, including Noah Galvin, Alex Newell, Jessica Vosk, Andy Karl, and so many more!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2020
From Hello, Dolly! and Mame to La Cage aux Folles, no one has written 'showtunes' with as much exuberance as Jerry Herman whose musicals offer an optimistic approach to the human condition, finding common ground with his audience by showing us that the differences between us are, in fact, what unite us. Lyrics & Lyricists 2020 season continues with a celebration of the composer, lyricist and songwriter whose joyful scores have sent us from the theater humming for more than 50 years. Singing them at L&L are Quentin Earl Darrington (Once on This Island), Cady Huffman (The Will Rogers Follies, Chicago, The Producers), Bryonha Marie Parham (The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess, Prince of Broadway), and Ryan Vona (Once, Beautiful).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, will again present I Wish: The Roles That Could Have Been on February 3, 2020, at 9:30pm. Everyone has dreams that we fear will pass us by. For actors those come in the shape and form of roles-whether they're grown up and become too old for that child star turn, to the soprano never being considered for the baritone lead, everyone has a song in their heart that they'll likely never get to see come to fruition with a crowd and in lights.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020
At the opening of the 2019 - 2020 season production of Violet, Artistic Director Joseph C. Walsh announced the seven shows for Garden Theatre's 13th season. Current subscribers may renew their subscriptions immediately. New subscriptions begin at $90 and go on sale March 18. All tickets go on sale May 13.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020
Michael McElroy and Broadway Inspirational Voices have announced an evening like no other! BIV's 'Silver Anniversary Gala Concert & Live Auction', honoring Disney Theatrical Productions for their commitment to diversity, will be jam packed with stellar performances, entertaining stories, and more heart than imaginable.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020
A seminal work of Jewish culture or an act of traitorous libel? Indecent explores the origins of the highly controversial play The God of Vengeance by Sholem Asch. We follow the path of the artists who risked their careers and lives to perform it in this deeply moving play accompanied by a small live klezmer band.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020
The Community Theatre League, Williamsport's leading community theatre, is thrilled to announce their fourth annual 'Evening with a Star' fundraising concert and master class, featuring Tony Award-winner Santino Fontana on February 22, 2020.
by Zac Thriffiley - Jan 25, 2020
This mix of Dallas's finest with New York legends makes for a stunning evening that should remind the city of just how lucky it is to have a world-class orchestra in the center of the arts district.
by Alan Henry - Jan 25, 2020
Rob McClure addressed concerns about how the upcoming Mrs. Doubtfire handles it's crossdressing lead character following media reports of the show seeking advice from GLAAD, amongst other LGBTQ+ advocating organizations. McClure spoke about the issue during the show's mainstage panel at BroadwayCon. How Broadway shows address characters in drag has been a recurring heated debate amongst fans and transgender/gender non-conforming audiences.
by Walter McBride - Jan 24, 2020
BroadwayWorld is giving fans a look inside the BroadwayCon 2020! Check out photos from inside the event featuring Kerry Butler, Alex Boniello, and more as they greet the fans!
by Abigail Charpentier - Jan 24, 2020
On Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards will name the newest Best Musical Theater Album based on cast recordings released in the previous year. This year, the nominees for the award includeAin't Too Proud: The Life And Times Of The Temptations, Hadestown, Moulin Rouge! The Musical, The Music Of Harry Potter And The Cursed Child - In Four Contemporary Suites and Oklahoma!. Before a new cast album takes home the title, look back on the 10 most recent cast recordings to win the Best Musical Theater Album Grammy Award!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2020
Craft Recordings and Concord Theatricals are have announced the release of the new digital single, 'Something That You Do' performed by Kate Baldwin, the first song from her concert and forthcoming third solo album, How Did You Get This Number?
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 24, 2020
Rob McClure performed two songs from Mrs. Doubtfire at BroadwayCon! Take a look below!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020
L. Walter Stearns, Executive Director of Mercury Theater Chicago, announced today the cast and creative team of the upcoming SHEAR MADNESS, running on the main stage from February 7 through March 29. The press opening is Sunday, February 16 at 7pm. This hit comedic murder-mystery has slayed the hearts of audiences around the world for more than 40 years, following a mysterious murder above the Shear Madness Salon - leaving it to the audience to catch the killer among the actors. SHEAR MADNESS will be directed by the Jeff Award winning Warner Crocker.
by Stage Tube - Jan 23, 2020
On Thursday's episode of TODAY, Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman, Tony-winning actress Ali Stroker, and actress Beanie Feldstein sit down with Maria Shriver and Sheinelle Jones to talk about what it means to be part of Aerie's inclusive campaign spreading the message of self-love.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020
Tommy Tune's anticipated performance scheduled for this year at Old School Square's Crest Theatre has been canceled due to unforeseen circumstances. André De Shields will proudly be presented in his place.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
Broadway's new crop of stars has something surprising in common: they all went to the same summer camp. Stagedoor Manor, which has mentored generations of stars of Broadway, movies and TV, is on the resume of countless actors who recently made their New York debut, both on stage and behind it.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
The Seacoast Repertory Theatre will kick off the new year with fireworks. Ragtime, the award-winning musical depicting America's tumultuous social vibrancy, will set the stage for year of theater considering where modern society has come from and where it is going.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2020
Everyone's favorite nanny is on her way to Broadway in Mrs. Doubtfire!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2020
On Friday, January 31 at 8:00pm, Broadway stars and musicians of the Princeton Symphony Orchestra perform a concert reading of The Big Time, a new musical comedy from Douglas Carter Beane, author of Broadway's Sister Act, Cinderella, and Xanadu. It's the height of the Cold War when Russian spies take over an ocean liner holding all of NATO. Leave it to lounge singers on board to save the day by teaching the communists to put down their Kalashnikovs and pick up singing, dancing, and comedy. The war is cold but the numbers are hot in this show with score and lyrics by Douglas J. Cohen, music direction by Fred Lassen. This is the second installment of the new PRINCETON POPS series, a collaboration of the Princeton Symphony Orchestra and McCarter Theatre Centre at McCarter's Matthews Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020
Carnegie Hall has announced its February 2020 calendar. See full details below:
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020
Following a record number of nominations and votes, winners have been announced for the 2019 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards, brought to you by TodayTix!! The nominees were set, audiences voted, and now we get to recognize local theatres and performers for their outstanding achievement!
by Jessica Vanek - Jan 17, 2020
Jess here. Happy 2020! And just like that, we've turned the page to not only a new year, but to a new decade. Now begins an advanced semester of classes, spring audition prep and... Summer Stage Theatre season announcements!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020
Celebrate Valentine's Day weekend with New York musical theatre and cabaret star Klea Blackhurst as she returns to Drury Lane for her Cabaret Room debut in For the Love of Broadway: An Evening with Klea Blackhurst. For the Love of Broadway runs for two performances: Friday, February 14 and Saturday, February 15 at 7:30pm in Drury Lane's elegant and intimate Cabaret Room located at 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace.
by Stephen Mosher - Jan 16, 2020
Tony Award winner and force of nature Beth Leavel spends some time at 54 Below in between The Prom and The Devil Wears Prada and hordes of fans scream with laughter and sigh wistfully as she shows the places she can go with her wealth of talent
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020
Feinstein's/54 Below brings you the music of the six-time Grammy Award-winning singer (including 2019's Album of the Year award), Kacey Musgraves, for one night only! Join us on Thursday, February 6th, 2020, at 9:30PM, for an evening of hits including a?oeFollow Your Arrow,a?? a?oeButterflies,a?? a?oeSpace Cowboy,a?? and more!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020
Emmy, Grammy, and six-time-Tony-Award-winning Broadway star, Audra McDonald, will headline the Theatre Under The Stars Gala 2020 at The Omni Houston Hotel on Saturday, March 28 at 6:30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020
As BroadwayWorld reported last month, Tony Award winning composer and lyricist Jerry Herman passed away at 88 years old. Next month, Broadway will unite to remember the legend.
by Kathy Strain - Jan 14, 2020
HELLO, DOLLY! has been entertaining audiences since it first hit Broadway in 1964 with Carol Channing as Dolly Gallagher Levi. As many productions and revivals ensued, the endearing qualities of this stellar show continue to sell-out. Currently on tour in North America, BWW caught up with actress Jane Brockman who plays Erestina as well as understudying Dolly.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 14, 2020
Tony Award winner Beth Leavel (The Prom, The Drowsy Chaperone) brings her brand new show to Feinstein's/54 Below for five nights of fun this month!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2020
Musical Theatre West (MTW) brings five-time Tony Award-winning musical Ragtime to the Carpenter Performing Arts Center February 7-23.  Based on E.L. Doctorow's acclaimed novel, the 13-time Tony-nominated musical tells the story of three families trying to find their way during the turn of the 20th century in New York City; each struggling with the changing cultural climate in America and each facing the promise of hope and new beginnings in the midst of prejudice and bigotry.  Showcasing music and lyrics by the Tony Award-winning team of Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens and a Tony Award-winning book by Terrence McNally, Ragtime features a score with such memorable songs as a?oeYour Daddy's Son,a?? a?oeWheels of a Dream,a?? a?oeTill We Reach That Daya?? and a?oeMake Them Hear You.a??
by Tyler Hinton - Jan 14, 2020
When one sees a living legend such as Bernadette Peters perform in person, a weight of expectations regarding song choice, personality, talent, and skill are brought into the room by the audience. For her January 11th concert at Utah Valley University's beautiful new Noorda Center for the Performing Arts, Peters came in anticipating those expectations and fully prepared to fulfill them and then some.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2020
Following a record number of nominations and votes, winners have been announced for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Maine Awards, brought to you by TodayTix!! The nominees were set, audiences voted, and now we get to recognize local theatres and performers for their outstanding achievement!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2020
Following a record number of nominations and votes, winners have been announced for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Maine Awards, brought to you by TodayTix!! The nominees were set, audiences voted, and now we get to recognize local theatres and performers for their outstanding achievement!
by Walter McBride - Jan 13, 2020
MRS. DOUBTFIRE features a book by Karey Kirkpatrick and John O'Farrell and music and lyrics by Wayne Kirkpatrick and Karey Kirkpatrick, the Tony Award nominated team behind Something Rotten! Four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks (Hello, Dolly!) will direct and Lorin Latarro (Waitress) will choreograph. Ethan Popp (Tina) will serve as Music Supervisor, Arranger and Orchestrator.
by Alric Davis - Jan 13, 2020
a?oeDolly will never go away again!a?? But that's just it. Dolly has never gone anywhere. So long as there are humans on earth, Hello, Dolly! will continue to live. Somewhere, somehow, the show will always be produced, the songs always sung, the characters always riffed off of. It has left an impact that would be immeasurable. The late Jerry Herman's infectious melodies are so intertwined within the fabric of America that its title song helped Lyndon Johnson become President in 1964. This show is not to be missed!
by Ben Rimalower - Jan 13, 2020
ce. In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk to singer and actress Linda Eder about Barbra Streisand's 1965 album 'My Name is Barbra.' They also discuss Judy Garland, Shirley Bassey, Whitney Houston, Glenn Close, Frank Wildhorn, 'The Scarlet Pimpernel,' Andrew Lloyd Webber, 'Sunset Boulevard,' Eydie Gormé, Michael Bublé, Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood, 'Annie Get Your Gun,' Vikki Carr, Eileen Farrell, Betty Buckley and 'Hello, Dolly!' Known for her powerhouse vocals that have drawn comparisons to Streisand, Linda has performed in concert halls around the world, including Carnegie Hall. She has also performed on Broadway, where she originated the role of Lucy in 'Jekyll & Hyde,' for which she was nominated for a Drama Desk Award.
by Ella Embry - Feb 3, 2020
Need help figuring out what to do with your boo this Valentine's Day in Atlanta? Here are 14 'Dinner and a Show' date ideas to help make your date night memorable and full of good theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020
Stage and screen star Ian Stenlake is joining the cast of the Australian premiere of The Bridges of Madison County to play the leading role of Robert Kincaid. Based on the best-selling novel and developed by the Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning creative team of Jason Robert Brown (The Last Five Years, Parade, Songs for a New World) and Marsha Norman (The Secret Garden, The Colour Purple), the Tony Award winning musical The Bridges of Madison County will have its Australian Premiere next month at Hayes Theatre Co.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020
On Friday, January 31, Broadway stars and musicians of the Princeton Symphony Orchestra performed a concert reading of The Big Time, a new musical comedy from Douglas Carter Beane, author of Broadway's Sister Act, Cinderella, and Xanadu.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2020
BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway cast twice monthly. The show is created and hosted by Ben Cameron (Bway Wicked, Aida, Footloose, Dance Captain Dance Attack web series) and features musical director Joshua Stephen Kartes on piano. This Thursday night, February 6th, Broadway Sessions Celebrates Black History Month with an all star line up of Broadway vets.