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by Julie Musbach - Sep 6, 2019
Tony Award & Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan will return to Broadway with the second of his two exhilarating dramas celebrating Lyndon B. Johnson's legacy: THE GREAT SOCIETY. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 5, 2019
Walnut Street Theatre opens its 211th season with Mel Brooks' hilarious musical comedy, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN THE MUSICAL. Directed by Charles Abbott and choreographed by Mary Jane Houdina, the electrifying production begins previews on September 3, opens September 11, and continues through October 20.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 18, 2019
Following their acclaimed, record-breaking production of 'Guys & Dolls' in 2018, The Mill at Sonning today announces the cast for its 2019 Christmas musical, 'Singin' in the Rain', based on the classic Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film, with 1,000 litres of water pumped onto the tiny stage at every show.
by TV Scoop - Sep 17, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of SUNNYSIDE, airing on NBC on Thursday, October 3, 2019!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 15, 2019
FringeNYC, CHAIN Studio Theatre and ptmcplaywriting.com present REEKING of INDISCRETION: Madame X's Allerton part of FringeBYOV October 7-21, at the CHAIN Studio Theatre 312 W. 36th St, 4th Floor, NYC. The new dramedy by playwright Patrick Thomas McCarthy, is a a?oelongtime companiona?? piece to his VARIED LIVES, and also features the little-known life and times of famed Chicago philanthropist, art collector, challenger of conventions, gentleman farmer, Robert Allerton.
by TV Scoop - May 30, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on GENTLEMAN JACK in June, airing on HBO!
by Stephi Wild - May 23, 2019
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: the Outer Critics Circle Awards ceremony will be held today, and more!
by Steve Murray - May 23, 2019
BWW Review: MELISSA ERRICO - LEGRAND AFFAIR at The Venetian Room is a heartwarming homage to Errico's longtime friend, mentor and collaborator Michel Legrand.
by Kaitlin Milligan - May 23, 2019
Following the show's April debut, the HBO/BBC drama series GENTLEMAN JACK, produced by Lookout Point, has been renewed for a second season, it was announced today by HBO and the BBC.
by A.A. Cristi - May 22, 2019
With only two more ballets left in its 2018/19 season, Houston Ballet brings back Ronald Hynd's The Merry Widow. This full-length story ballet is a romantic comedy Houston hasn't seen since 2013, when Principal Mireille Hassenboehler took her final bows with Houston Ballet.
by Julie Musbach - May 21, 2019
Playwright Noel Coward's effervescent 1930s comedy "Private Lives" will be the fourth and final play of the Hampton Theatre Company's 2018-2019 season, opening on May 23 at the Quogue Community Hall and running through June 9.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2019
Robert Horn has won the 2019 Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical for TOOTSIE.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 9, 2019
Robert Horn has won the 2019 Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical for Tootsie.
by Barry Lenny - Jun 8, 2019
The evening was dedicated to the late Frank Ford, the founder of the Cabaret Festival.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 6, 2019
The French Institute Alliance Fran aise (FIAF) honors the great French composer Michel Legrand, who died in January this year, with a special Cin Salon series devoted to his life and work. Curated by one of his longtime collaborators and greatest interpreters, singer and actress Melissa Errico, Summer of Michel Legrand brings together seven of his films from his best known triumphs such as The Umbrellas of Cherbourg and The Young Girls of Rochefort to lesser known gems such as the enchanting fairy-tale musical Donkey Skin. Screenings take place on Tuesdays in July at 4pm and 7:30pm in FIAF's Florence Gould Hall.
by Shari Barrett - Jun 5, 2019
Everything seems perfect at first for the famous actress Myra Marlowe (Diana Angelina) who has leased a fully-furnished "country living" style house so she can settle down to write her autobiography. But it's not so ideal for her long-time agent Tom Lamont (David Datz) who wants nothing more than to get the headstrong actress back to Hollywood to star in a new television series, even though both of them know how badly it is written. Myra waivers but sticks to her guns, fed up with the pressures and demands of her acting career and longing for some peace and quiet and well as a much simpler life. But dealing with her nosy, omnipresent neighbors is a different matter.
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Jun 3, 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 A.A. Cristi - Jun 3, 2019
Casting has been confirmed for the 69th Broadway At Music Circus season, which begins June 11 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. The season includes four Broadway At Music Circus premieres, Shrek the Musical, The Drowsy Chaperone, The Wiz, and In the Heights.
by Cindy Marcolina - Jun 29, 2019
The second production housed at the Minerva Theatre in Chichester's 2019 line-up is Terence Rattigan's The Deep Blue Sea. Written after the writer lost his lover Kenny Morgan to suicide, the play details the day that follows Hester Collyer's attempted one. When her nosy neighbours find her unconscious body, they contact her husband Bill - a judge and established member of London's high society - whom she left ten months prior to jump head-first in a passionate affair with Freddie Page, an ex-RAF pilot who's now unemployed and struggling.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 28, 2019
Jessie Mueller, Gavin Creel. Seth Rudetsky and more will head to Provincetown this summer!
by Julie Musbach - Jun 26, 2019
The classic story of an innocent man wrongly, but deliberately sent to his demise and his brilliant strategy for revenge against those who betrayed him. Dashing young mobster Edward is a guileless and honest young man whose plans to marry the beautiful Mercedes and live a better life are abruptly shattered when his best friend who wants Mercedes for himself, deceives him. Told through a Chicago 1920s lens this dance adaptation brings to life the tale of The Count Of Monte Cristo.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jun 25, 2019
Sundance Institute and Skywalker Sound today announced the composers and directors selected for the Sundance Institute Film Music and Sound Design Lab, which returns to the legendary Skywalker Sound Facilities for the seventh year.
by Rebecca Russo - Jun 25, 2019
The 2019 Broadway At Music Circus season continues with a brand new production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's first collaboration, the groundbreaking masterpiece Oklahoma!  The Pulitzer Prize winning musical, which The New York Times said "changed the course of the Broadway musical," runs Tuesday, June 25 through Sunday, June 30 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 21, 2019
The creative team behind the long-awaited revival of Jerry Springer - The Opera have announced details of the final cast members to complete the company.
by Julie Musbach - Jun 21, 2019
Transport Group has announced its 2019-2020 mainstage season of two productions
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jun 19, 2019
Julie Andrews will lend her voice to the character of "Lady Whistledown" in Netflix and Shondaland's upcoming 'The Untitled Bridgerton Series.'
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 19, 2019
The 2019 Broadway At Music Circus season continues with a brand new production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's first collaboration, the groundbreaking masterpiece Oklahoma! The Pulitzer Prize winning musical, which The New York Times said "changed the course of the Broadway musical," runs Tuesday, June 25 through Sunday, June 30 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 17, 2019
Jamie Wilson and Gavin Kalin have announced casting for the UK premiere of ON YOUR FEET! - THE STORY OF EMILIO AND GLORIA ESTEFAN, which will play at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre from Tuesday 17 Saturday 21 March 2020.
by Hayley Westwood - Jun 17, 2019
Grace, beauty, humor, anger, and love abound in CenterPoint Legacy's stunning rendition of MY FAIR LADY.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 13, 2019
The creative team behind the long-awaited revival of Jerry Springer - The Opera have announced details of the first wave of cast.
by Andrew White - Jun 12, 2019
Director Megan Behm has embraced the world of old French farce, and crafted a contemporary satire that is as frenetic and slap-stick as it is wickedly witty. Minnicino's rhyming couplets constantly leave you gasping for breath with laughter, and every single member of the cast has honed their characters to their sharpest comic edge. There isn't a moment, a word, or a gesture wasted, and the way the actors literally throw themselves into their roles is a pure joy to watch.
by David Edward Perry - Jun 11, 2019
Professor Henry Higgins (Kyle Holman) rises to the challenge to turn lowly Eliza Doolittle (Kristen Sharp) into a proper English lady. Red Mountain Theatre Company is offering an exciting and colorful production of the classic 'My Fair Lady' that truly makes you want to dance all night.
by David Edward Perry - Jun 10, 2019
Reaching for the American dream while adjusting to living under prejudice is exposed by Alfred Uhry's 'The Last Night of Ballyhoo' at South City Theatre. This Tony award winning play is a touching, relatable, and revealing look at the cost of acceptance. The story peels back the layers to expose the complicated dynamics of a Jewish American family living in Atlanta in the 1930's.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jul 9, 2019
In the lead-up to its highly-anticipated upcoming series Pennyworth (premiering July 28), premium network EPIX today announced an immersive experience for San Diego Comic-Con attendees, set in the off-center 1960's London world of young Alfred Pennyworth (many years before he will become Batman's butler).  For three days, EPIX will take over the Oxford Social Club in the Pendry San Diego (435 Fifth Ave), where attendees will get a hands-on look at Pennyworth as the series comes to life around them. 
by Tori Hartshorn - Jul 9, 2019
Santa Rita Film Co announced today that their Texas drama The Iron Orchard will be available on digital, Blu-RayTM, and DVD on August 6, 2019. Based on Tom Pendleton's 1966 novel and directed by Ty Roberts, The Iron Orchard stars Lane Garrison (Shooter, Camp X-Ray), Ali Cobrin (Neighbors, American Reunion), Austin Nichols (“Ray Donovan,” “One Tree Hill”) and Lew Temple (Kidnap, “The Walking Dead”).
by Julie Musbach - Jul 8, 2019
Casting is announced for a new production of Agatha Christie's classic whodunit thriller Towards Zero, to be directed by Brian Blessed at The Mill at Sonning.
by Andrew White - Jul 22, 2019
With a little raunch and a lot of heart, If These Balls Could Talk! gives you a glimpse of the performer's life in the big city; it's a whirlwind tour, and well worth the ride. Valentino's charisma and her ease with the audience are wonderful, evidence that we indeed have a seasoned performer who knows her way around the warm lights downstage. She also generously brings audience members up onstage to be part of the fun-so come prepared for some good-humored ribbing with your entertainment!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 2, 2019
Producer Mark Cortale has announced that Beth Leavel, Tony Award winner & star of the current smash hit Broadway musical The Prom, will join the Broadway @ The Art House series hosted and music directed by Seth Rudetsky in Provincetown for two shows on August 18th & 19th to launch Carnival Week. For tickets and information, please visit http:ptownarthouse.com or call 800-838-3006.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 12, 2019
Pear Theatre's 2019-20 season opens in August with 'An Ideal Husband,' a searing comedy of virtue and moral inflexibility. Directed by Jenny Hollingworth, 'An Ideal Husband' previews on August 22, with press and Opening Night on Friday, August 23, followed by a champagne gala. The show runs Thursdays through Sundays through September 15. All performances are held at the Pear Theatre, 1110 La Avenida St., Mountain View. Tickets can be purchased by visiting www.thepear.org or calling (650) 254-1148.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jul 10, 2019
Netflix and Shondaland have set the cast for the upcoming series, BRIDGERTON. Based on Julia Quinn's best-selling series of novels, BRIDGERTON, is set in the sexy, lavish and competitive world of Regency London high society.  From the glittering ballrooms of Mayfair to the aristocratic palaces of Park Lane and beyond, the series unveils a seductive, sumptuous world replete with intricate rules and dramatic power struggles, where no one is truly ever on steady ground.  At the heart of the show is the powerful Bridgerton family. Comprised of eight close-knit siblings, this funny, witty, daring and clever group must navigate the upper ten thousand's marriage mart in search of romance, adventure and love.  
by Emma Watkins - Jul 1, 2019
Joe Stilgoe is back with his new album, The Heat is On, breathing new big band life and swinging verve into some surprising 1980s hits. He launched the album with a short residency at the legendary Ronnie Scott's in Soho, backed by an exceptional 16-piece big band.
by Julie Musbach - Aug 7, 2019
Black Quill Press announces Joan O'Hagan's historical thriller, A Roman Death.
by Julie Musbach - Aug 30, 2019
Following a highly successful season at the London Coliseum which will end its run on 31 August 2019, producers Jamie Wilson and Gavin Kalin announced today plans for ON YOUR FEET! The Story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan to return to London next Summer 2020.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Aug 29, 2019
Deadline reports that crime thriller 'Unsound' has tapped Anna Kendrick to star. The film will be directed by Bharat Nalluri; Matthew Ross and Christopher Edwards wrote the script. 
by Stephi Wild - Aug 28, 2019
The pomp and splendour of a coronation ceremony with a nod to the dashing modern day royals, will set the stage for a British themed gala on Friday, October 11th when the Coral Gables Community Foundation presents the city's most anticipated, lively and elegant affair of the year.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 26, 2019
Casting has been confirmed for ON YOUR FEET! The Story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan, which plays at the King's Theatre, Glasgow from Monday 2 until Saturday 7 March 2020.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 25, 2019
Meet the Oz-some current cast of Wicked on Broadway!
by Julie Musbach - Aug 16, 2019
Walnut Street Theatre opens its 211th season with Mel Brooks' hilarious musical comedy, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN THE MUSICAL. Directed by Charles Abbott and choreographed by Mary Jane Houdina, the electrifying production begins previews on September 3, opens September 11, and continues through October 20.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 12, 2019
Don't make the mistake of thinking that My Fair Lady, based on George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion, is stuffy and, well, British.