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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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2019
10 Productions. 50 Performances. Musicals, live-action neon animations, solo performances, comedies, and political satire at the Chain Theatre Oct. 1st - Nov. 3rd.
by Stage Tube - Sep 26, 2019
Anna Kendrick stopped by 'Late Night with Seth Meyers' to talk about her recent trips to Amsterdam and Switzerland and tackling the criminal justice system through satire in The Day Shall Come. Watch the clip below!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
Some of radio's most popular personalities are swapping the airwaves to go on tour in a brand new stage show during Autumn 2019.
by Jaime Zahl - Sep 23, 2019
Theatre Three in Port Jefferson presents a rarely produced version of 'Jekyll & Hyde' The Musical to kick off their 50th Anniversary season.
by Dan Dwyer - Sep 23, 2019
If what you know about 'Cabaret' is informed by the classic 1972 movie which made Liza Minnelli a superstar, you owe yourself to see the Tony-winning musical stage version like the one at community-based Sherman Playhouse. Director Bradford Blake, inspired by London's Donmar Warehouse 1993 revival which made it to Studio54 in 1998, creates a solid, engaging production that is both faithful to the cautionary theme of the original Broadway production and authentic to the raw and seedy world of the decadent Kit Kat Klub, Berlin 1931.
by Jacob Ruscoe - Sep 19, 2019
In a world of musical theatre shows you probably have never heard of it, Manatee Performing Arts Center presents a?oeGrey Gardens.a?? Based on the 1975 documentary of the same name, the story portrays the life of Edie and her mother Edith Bouvier Beale.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
Class warfare, a love triangle, a murderous plot and plenty of laughs. That's what Reston Community Players will bring to the stage this fall as it opens its 53rd season with the musical comedy A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder. The Tony-Award winning production that combines murder with nonstop laughter runs October 18-November 9 at the Reston Community Center.
by BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres, Robert Hastie today announces the full casting for his revival of Guys and Dolls - Natalie Casey (Miss Adelaide), Darragh Cowley (Lt Brannigan), Dafydd Emyr (Big Jule), Jacob Fisher (Harry the Horse), Adrian Hansel (Benny Southstreet), Dawn Hope (General Cartwright), Kadiff Kirwan (Sky Masterson), TJ Lloyd (Nicely-Nicely Johnson), Matthew Malthouse (Rusty Charlie), Martin Marquez (Nathan Detroit), Ross McLaren (Angie the Ox), Garry Robson (Arvide Abernathy), and Alex Young (Sarah Brown) with Shaquille Brush (Havana Boy), Frances Camier (Havana Girl), Charlotte Coggin, Adam Denman, Emily Dunn, Tash Holway, Samantha Hull, Kate Playdon and Anthony Starr. The production opens on 12 December, with previews from 7 December, and runs until 18 January 2020.
by TV News Desk - Oct 31, 2019
Deadline reports that Christoph Waltz and Lily Collins have joined upcoming thriller 'Gilded Rage.' Bill Skarsgard also stars in the film, which is centered on a real-life murder.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2019
Olivier Award nominee Patrick Ryecart (The Crown, Poldark, The King's Speech) will lead the cast of The Barn Theatre's reimagined actor-musician production of Charles Dickens' festive masterpiece, A Christmas Carol, as Ebenezer Scrooge.
by BWW Special - Oct 18, 2019
BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Once On This Island, The Light in the Piazza, Sweeney Todd and more!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 11, 2019
BroadwayWorld has a first look at the first professional UK revival of Jerry Herman's much loved musical MAME with Tracie Bennett in the title role.
by Robert Barossi - Nov 9, 2019
Observing visual art can at times create an experience where the viewer has no idea what they are looking at or what the artist is trying to say but they cannot help to appreciate and enjoy the undeniable beauty of the colors and the composition. A similar reaction occurs with Head Trick Theatre's current production of Mrs. Dallow, a play overflowing with gorgeous performances and staging in service of a script that is at times confounding, infuriating or just dull.
by Broadwaysted - Nov 8, 2019
This week, the Broadwaysted Crew is thrilled to be sitting down and chatting with the incredible Melissa Errico! We're pouring out Milagro Tequila as Melissa spills about the production of My Fair Lady she starred in, her amazing experiences performing internationally, and her early beginnings professionally as the first major replacement in a little show called Les Miserables.
by Natalia Jarczynska - Nov 21, 2019
Have you ever wandered why two cheesecakes based on one recipe are slightly different? Even tough you use the same flour, sugar and cheese the taste is not the same. Sometimes it's better, sometimes it's worse. But if you take great ingredients like Traviata, big budget, good voices, Grazyna Szapolowska as director it cannot be bad, correct? You are right! It cannot be!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2019
Tales Of A Cocktail tells 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 BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2019
La Jolla Playhouse announces four of six productions for its 2020/2021 season, including the world premieres of Bhangin' It, book by Mike Lew (Tiger Style!) and Rehana Lew Mirza (DNA New Work Series' Child of Colonialism), music and lyrics by Sam Willmott, directed by Amy Anders Corcoran, co-produced with McCarter Theatre Center; and Mother Russia, by UC San Diego MFA alumna Lauren Yee (Cambodian Rock Band), directed by Tyne Rafaeli (The Coast Starlight); along with What the Constitution Means to Me, the acclaimed work by Pulitzer Prize finalist Heidi Schreck, directed by Oliver Butler; and the previously-announced, Broadway-bound musical Lempicka, book and lyrics by Carson Kreitzer, music by Matt Gould, directed by 2019 Tony Award winner Rachel Chavkin (Broadway's Hadestown).
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2019
Just in time for the holidays The Wizards of Winter appear at Spencer Theater Friday, November 22 at 7 p.m., inspiring patrons to journey into the magic of the season.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 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 BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 1, 2019
BroadwayWorld is checking in with the cast to uncover some little known facts about the political giants they play onstage. Today, watch as Marc Kudisch gives us a lesson on Richard J,. Daley.
by TV News Desk - Nov 1, 2019
'Girl, where you been?' asks a voice at the very beginning of the title track, and first release, of A Girl Called Eddy's sublime second album, Been Around. All things considered, it's a fair question. Fourteen years have passed since her self-titled debut, produced by Richard Hawley, became something of a cult favorite with her voice and song-writing talent winning fulsome praise and not-hyperbolic comparisons to Karen Carpenter and Carole King. 
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 BWW News Desk - 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 TV Scoop - Jan 7, 2020
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of NCIS: LOS ANGELES, airing on CBS on Sunday, January 12, 2020!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2020
Community Little Theatre held auditions for the Philip Barry classic, The Philadelphia Story. This sparkling comedy is a witty, sophisticated romp, a breezy and romantic story which explores family dynamics, class prejudice, and human frailty. The movie starred Cary Grant, Katherine Hepburn and Jimmy Stewart (who won a Best Supporting Actor Oscar).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2020
The show tells the true love story of Emilio and Gloria and charts their journey from its origins in Cuba, onto the streets of Miami and finally to international superstardom. It features iconic pops songs of the era, including Rhythm is Gonna Get You, Conga, Get On Your Feet, Don't Want To Lose You and 1-2-3.
by TV News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
How did a college drop-out, turned high school math teacher, catapult himself into enormous personal wealth while creating a human sex trafficking syndicate catering to the rich and famous? And what despicable secrets, risks and lies followed him directly to his prison cell where he was found dead, with one final question: WHO KILLED JEFFREY EPSTEIN? This first special in ID's new anthology series WHO KILLED...(wt) will feature exclusive interviews and an in-depth investigation to reveal new clues about Epstein's seedy underworld, privileged life and controversial death. WHO KILLED JEFFREY EPSTEIN? will air in 2020, only on Investigation Discovery.
by Rich Mehrenberg - Dec 7, 2019
...an enjoyable show that is true to the original, but is a little too much on the safe side. The look, sound, and dynamics of the show seem to be lacking that certain 'EPAC signature' that audience have come to expect. This production would feel equally at home at the Fulton, Hershey, York, or many other Central Pennsylvania theater companies.
by TV News Desk - Dec 6, 2019
New York's nebulous avant-garde metal outfit Imperial Triumphant announce they will be joining the Devastation on The Nation 2020 North American Tour with Rotting Christ, Borknagar, Wolfheart, and Abigail Williams. The band will hit the road this Spring, starting March 19th in Berkeley, CA and ending April 19th in Los Angeles, CA. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.metalfestivaltours.com.
by TV News Desk - Dec 3, 2019
Entertainment One (eOne) announced today it has acquired the international distribution rights to France 2's highly anticipated crime drama “La Garconne,” from Paris-based, International Emmy-nominated production company, Mother Production and its co-producer Gedesel. The deal, which marks eOne's first French-language acquisition, was brokered by Noel Hedges, eOne's EVP, Acquisitions, International Distribution.
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Dec 23, 2019
'The Maria Callas of American musical theater,' as Opera News has called her, referencing both her crystalline voice and dramatic, expressive intensity, Melissa Errico is an actress, singer and author. First known for her starring roles on Broadway, her latest album, Sondheim Sublime, was called by The Wall Street Journal 'The best all-Sondheim album ever recorded.' Nothing in her work has been more constant than her association with Michel Legrand. Having starred in his sole Broadway show, 'Amour', she went on to collaborate with him on the iconic album 'Legrand Affair'. After his death in 2019, she was asked to write his eulogy by The New York Times - where she is a frequent contributor- and was then invited to become the sole American performer to participate in the extraordinary two-day memorial to Legrand held in April at Paris' Le Grand Rex Theatre, work that led one critic to announce that, 'Errico is, and will continue to be, the premier interpreter of the musical legacy of Michel Legrand.' This fall 2019, Ghostlight Records reissues her symphonic album, which Legrand arranged & conducted, as 'Legrand Affair Deluxe Edition.'
by Review Roundups - Dec 16, 2019
Harry Connick Jr - A Celebration of Cole Porter, honoring one of America's most respected songwriters, just opened on Broadway last week. Featuring a vibrant, 25-piece orchestra and a modern, multi-media presentation, this entirely new production brings back to Broadway both the magic of Cole Porter's compositions and one of the world's most celebrated live performers.
by Natasha Ashley - Dec 13, 2019
This week the new national tour of The Lincoln Center Theater Production of My Fair Lady opened at Syracuse's Landmark Theatre and it is a moving, powerful, and beautiful production under the superb direction of Bartlett Sher. It is in fact the classic My Fair Lady  you are probably used to seeing but it does offer a fresh take on the classic musical in this new and breathtaking production.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2019
Named after Coventry Fallows' 19th century poem extolling the virtues of the 'perfect wife,' The Angel in the House begins New Year's Eve in 1899 in the home of Mrs. Edmund Brown. The highest of England's high society is gathered to ring in a very special New Year alive with ancient prophecy. When a mysterious stranger arrives and a cold body is found in the garden, the evening takes a shocking turn toward the sinister.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2019
Black Quill Press announces Joan O'Hagan's historical thriller, A Roman Death.
by BWW News Desk - 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 TV News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2019
Meet the Oz-some current cast of Wicked on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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.