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by TV News Desk - Oct 9, 2019
Luke Evans is set to release his debut album 'At Last' featuring covers of Les Misérables, Cher, and more! The album will be released out November 22.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2019
Ann Hampton Callaway has written songs for Barbra Streisand, she wrote and sang a?oeThe Nanny Named Frana?? for TV's The Nanny, and garnered a Tony nomination for Best Actress in 2000 for her performance in Swing! on Broadway. Liz Callaway made her Broadway debut in Stephen Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along, performed in the original cast of Miss Saigon and earned a Tony nomination for Best Actress in 1984 for her role as Lizzie in Baby. They're sisters who sing a?oeSistersa?? from White Christmas and a whole lot more from musicals to movies, and their show, Sibling Revelry has been a mainstay of New York City cabaret since 1995.
by Linnae Medeiros - Oct 31, 2019
You asked, and we've answered! We asked BroadwayWorld readers to give us their most burning questions about theatre's inner workings, and we received a question asking about the Legacy Robe. We've put together a guide to let you know all about the history behind the ritual of the robe and to give you a glimpse inside what the ceremony is like. Check it all out!
by Jay Irwin - Oct 30, 2019
Dear Readers, I've been a fan of a?oeMiss Saigona?? for years now, ever since it first came out back in 1991. I've seen tours, local productions, revivals on Broadway, and even a one-man interpretation that needs to find new life somewhere. So, I know what I'm looking for in any production; amazing voices and a heart wrenching, tear inducing love story. The current production at the Paramount has the voices but lacked the honesty and realism that would satisfy the love story.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2019
THE PECULIAR TALE OF THE PRINCE OF BOHEMIA AND THE SOCIETY OF DESPERATE VICTORIANS... is an off-beat, dark comedy adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's THE SUICIDE CLUB. A rock-influenced score, deadly high stakes, and a hilarious book make THE PECULIAR TALE... a unique and wildly entertaining night at the theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2019
Today, the Dramatists Guild Foundation (DGF) announced critically acclaimed performers for its annual DGF Gala on Monday, November 4 at the Ziegfeld Ballroom in NYC.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2019
Today, the Dramatists Guild Foundation (DGF) announced critically acclaimed performers for its annual DGF Gala on Monday, November 4 at the Ziegfeld Ballroom in NYC. Hosted by Emmy and Golden Globe nominee and Tony Award Winner Jason Alexander (Seinfeld, Jerome Robbins' Broadway, Merrily We Roll Along), the fundraising evening will feature special performances by Tony Award Winner Betty Buckley (Cats, Sunset Boulevard, Pippin), Tony Award Winner Brian Stokes Mitchell (Kiss Me, Kate, Ragtime, Man of La Mancha), Oscar, Grammy and Tony Award winning songwriting duo Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (Dear Evan Hansen, La La Land, The Greatest Showman), Tony nominatee Michael Arden (Once On This Island, Spring Awakening, Big River ), Tony Nominee Liz Callaway (Anastasia, Baby, Miss Saigon), Tony Nominee Christiane Noll (Ragtime; Jekyll & Hyde, Urinetown), Betsy Wolfe (Falsettos, Waitress), and Charlotte Maltby (Les Miserables, The Sound of Music national tour).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2019
Casting is announced today for a workshop reading of new British musical Papadopoulos!, which will take place at The Other Palace on Tuesday 26 November.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2019
Rose Theatre Kingston today announces the full cast for its festive new version of the Hans Christian Andersen classic The Snow Queen written by Ciaran McConville, who returns to the theatre following last year's successful adaptation of Hansel & Gretel. McConville directs a cast of local young actors from Rose Youth Theatre led by a team of professional actors including Helena Blackman (The Snow Queen), Roger May (Dad/Father Christmas), Davina Moon (Freya), Parisa Shahmir (Gerda) and Jack Wolfe (Kai). The production opens on 13 December 2019, with previews from 6 December, and runs until 5 January 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2019
A star-studded cast including some of Australia's most celebrated opera, television, film and music theatre performers lncluding Anthony Warlow and Jemma Rix star in Jekyll & Hyde.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2019
Broadway by the Bay continues their 2019 season with INTO THE WOODS - the thrilling masterpiece about wishes, what can happen when they come true, and what happens after they come true. This all-new production is on stage November 8 to 24 and features the countless unforgettable songs from the Tony Award-winning score including a?oeAgony,a?? a?oeIt Takes Two,a?? a?oeNo One Is Alone,a?? a?oeChildren Will Listen,a?? and many more. With a book by multiple Tony Award-winner James Lapine (Falsettos, Passion, Sunday in the Park with George) and music and lyrics by multiple Tony Award-winner and musical theatre titan Stephen Sondheim (Company, A Little Night Music, Sweeney Todd, to name a few), this is one adventure you won't want to miss!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2019
After years of playing well with others - whether singing backup for friends' shows, or crooning alongside a cast of puppet characters - Jennifer Barnhart finally steps into the spotlight in her first solo cabaret, fittingly titled, 'It's About Time!' Alan Muraoka directs an evening of stories, silliness and song as Jennifer shares the journey that led her to two of the most famous streets in the world: Broadway and Sesame Street.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2019
On the 3 November 2019 at 6:30pm, stars from the West End will come to Croydon's recently re-opened Fairfield Halls to support the Mayor of Croydon's five charities for 2019 in a one-off concert that celebrates musicals past and present in a jam-packed evening of entertainment.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2019
Ruthie Henshall is back in the UK with a new intimate show In My Life which plays an exclusive four-city tour in April 2020. In My Life premiered at the Sydney Opera House in June 2019 and went on to tour Australia playing to packed houses and a slew of five-star, rave reviews.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2019
On Saturday, Dec. 7, at 7:00 pm, one of the largest groups of Broadway stars in Los Angeles will assemble in The Big Fat Christmas Show at the historic Montalbán Theater in Hollywood. Broadway to the Rescue (BTTR) brings back its sold-out, holiday extravaganza for one night only. Broadway performers, along with friends from television and film, will ignite the stage once again to ring in the holiday season. All proceeds will go to Hope of the Valley, a mission in its 10th year doing extraordinary and tireless work toward tackling the ever-growing homeless problem in Los Angeles and surrounding areas.
by Stage Tube - Oct 24, 2019
Luke Evans has released the official audio for his cover of Conrad Sewell's 'Changing' off of his debut album 'At Last.' The album features covers of Les Misérables, Cher, and more, and will be released out November 22.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2019
Paper Mill Playhouse announces the full cast of Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2019
Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents the 2019 TRU Love Benefit: Follow Your Art, Fulfill Your Dreams, on Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 12noon at Caroline's on Broadway, 1626 Broadway (between 49th & 50th Streets). Tickets start at $85 (show only, and two drinks). For additional information and ticket tier pricing, please visit https://truonline.org/events/2019-tru-love-benefit/.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2019
Chris Isaacson Presents in association with The VFC Project has announced #Hash(tag) America at Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood on Monday, November 18, at 8:30pm. #Hash(tag) America is a new theatrical musical, an urgent urban rock concert, and a soul stirring personal testimonial all rolled into one powerful explosion of sound, youth, diversity and truth. Set against original musical collaborations by Anthony Fedorov and other artists, this inspirational new musical explores true stories of social justice, gender identity, race, immigration, and economic inequalities within the fabric of the American experience.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2019
The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team for the West Coast premiere of Ebenezer Scrooge's BIG San Diego Christmas Show, a hilarious family-friendly Scrooge parody set in San Diego. Based on A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens,
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2019
On the 3 November 2019 at 6:30pm, stars from the West End will come to Croydon's recently re-opened Fairfield Halls to support the Mayor of Croydon's five charities for 2019 in a one-off concert that celebrates musicals past and present in a jam-packed evening of entertainment.
by Review Roundups - Oct 21, 2019
In cooperation with Atlantis Twenty and ABS-CBN, Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group presents Tony winner Lea Salonga (Mrs. Lovett) and Jett Pangan (Sweeney Todd) in Sweeney Todd.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2019
Last night, Take Two Theatricals and Club 11 London presented the UK premiere of Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA in concert at Cadogan Hall on Sunday 20 October 2019. The cast included Christine Allado (The Prince of Egypt, Hamilton and In The Heights) as Ella with Jodie Jacobs (Unexpected Joy, Bananaman and Lizzie) as Charlotte, Dean John-Wilson (Cruel Intentions, The King & I and Aladdin) as Jean-Michel, Mazz Murray (Mamma Mia!, We Will Rock You) as Madame, Sam Oladeinde (The Prince of Egypt, The Book of Mormon) as Lord Pinkleton, Dianne Pilkington (Only Fools and Horses, Young Frankenstein and Wicked) as Marie, Jérôme Pradon (Aspects of Love, Miss Saigon, Lord of the Rings) Zoë Rainey (Kiss Me Kate, An American in Paris and MAMMA MIA!) as Gabrielle and Jac Yarrow (Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and Winner of the 2019 Stage Debut Award) as Prince Topher.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2019
The Broadway Artists Connection (BAC) presents the 2019 Cabaret Benefit for the Matsiko World Orphan Choir hosted by Broadway's Bronson Norris Murphy (PHANTOM OF THE OPERA) on Monday, October 28th at 7:00pm (doors open at 6:00pm).
by Vince Vicentuan - Oct 20, 2019
Sweeney Todd is a directorial triumph. Obviously, [Bobby] Garcia has full control of all the elements of the production. It's one cohesive endeavor that proves whimsicality combined with creative intelligence could be what memorable theater is.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2019
Atlanta Lyric Theatre presents this fiendishly entertaining musical melodrama October 18- November 3, 2019. The musical adaptation features a thrilling score of pop rock hits from multi-Grammy- and Tony-nominated Frank Wildhorn and double-Oscar- and Grammy-win- ning Leslie Bricusse. JEKYLL & HYDE performs at the Jennie T. Anderson Theatre (548 South Marietta Pkwy., Marietta). For tickets, reservations and group pricing visit www.At- lantaLyric.com or call 404-377-9948.
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 BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
It's been announced today that American musical theatre stars Ethan Le Phong and Paulina Yeung have been cast in the UK touring production of THE KING AND I. Reprising their USA and Canada National tour roles of the Young Lovers, Lun Tha and Tuptim, Le Phong and Yeung will now join West End star Annalene Beechey as Anna and Broadway star Jose Llana as The King, in the Rodgers & Hammerstein's multi-award winning musical which has just opened the third leg of its international tour in Edinburgh to standing ovations.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
BroadwayWorld has a first look at Signature Theatre's rehearsals for A Chorus Line with music by Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics by Edward Kleban and book by James Kirkwood Jr. & Nicholas Dante. A Chorus Line will run from October 29, 2019 - January 5, 2020 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre and will be directed by Signature Theatre Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Signature's Passion, Billy Elliot) and choreographed by Tony Award nominee Denis Jones (Broadway's Tootsie, Signature's Crazy for You).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
National Alliance for Musical Theatre announces final casting for the 31st Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thursday, October 24 and Friday, October 25, 2019 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
The Play That Goes Wrong brings mayhem to The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory for the Performing Arts from October 31 through November 3. The Play That Goes Wrong is generously sponsored by The Club at Rockland Trust Bank.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019
The Actors Fund, the national human services organization for everyone in performing arts and entertainment, announced today the launch of The Actors Fund Flu Shot Program for Touring Companies, a partnership with the John Gore Organization. The program is designed to provide flu shots to the cast, crew and traveling family members of all Actors' Equity national touring companies, as well as theatrical venue staff, while also educating them about the programs and services available to them through The Actors Fund.
by Tyler Hinton - Oct 16, 2019
The national tour of the MISS SAIGON revival production, currently playing at the Eccles Theater, is filled with pathos, eye-popping spectacle, and gritty realism.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2019
Two brand new musical theatre shows are being premiered at Liverpool's Epstein Theatre this weekend.
by Chantal Kunst - Oct 14, 2019
Vanwege de enorme vraag naar kaarten voor de Queen rockmusical WE WILL ROCK YOU zijn er, zelfs voordat de repetities zijn begonnen, ruim 20 extra voorstellingen toegevoegd aan de Nederlandse tournee. De spectaculair nieuwe, volledig Engelstalige versie WE WILL ROCK YOU zal nu ook te zien zal zijn in Theater Orpheus in Apeldoorn, Parkstad Limburg Theaters in Heerlen en het Chassé Theater in Breda. Omdat de vraag naar kaarten alle verwachtingen overtreft zijn er ook in AFAS Live in Amsterdam, het World Forum Theater in Den Haag en Schouwburg Hengelo extra voorstellingen toegevoegd. De kaartverkoop voor alle extra voorstellingen van WE WILL ROCK YOU is vandaag van start gegaan.
by Stage Tube - Oct 13, 2019
Last night's Saturday Night Live cold open saw appearances from Broadway favorites Lin-Manuel Miranda and Billy Porter.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2019
BroadwayWorld recently reported on a rumor that Billy Porter would be joining the cast of the upcoming Cinderella film from Sony, starring Camila Cabello. According to Deadline, Porter confirmed that he is joining the film in a Q&A Saturday evening at the New Yorker Festival. He will take on the role of the Fairy Godmother.
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 12, 2019
Elizabeth Caballero's captivating performance as the tragic romantic heroine Cio Cio San, the titular lead of Puccini's classic opera Madame Butterfly, is so breathtakingly, so exquisitely heartbreaking that she alone is enough to make the 2019-20 season opening production from Nashville Opera a triumph, but director John Hoomes surrounds her with a cast of equally impressive singers who bring the romantic tragedy to life with such vigor and style that any of them might serve as reason enough for audiences to take note.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2019
Casting for Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed new production of Boublil and Schönberg's legendary musical MISS SAIGONa?"a smash hit in London, Broadway and across the UKa?"has been announced for its highly anticipated engagement in Salt Lake City at the Eccles Theater for one week only, October 15-20, 2019. To purchase tickets, visit Broadway-at-the-Eccles.com, call 801-355-ARTS (4787) or visit the box office at 131 South Main Street. Ticket prices start at $40 plus fees.
by Michael Quintos - Oct 12, 2019
30 years after its stage debut, experiencing MISS SAIGON nowadays exposes just how outdated and out-of-touch it is with our increasingly diverse world view. The musical's original production---which first debuted in the West End in 1989 before transferring to Broadway in 1991---became a global hit despite some loud, very understandable controversy. Most audiences, however, ignored the accusations of orientalism, misogyny, and white-washing and instead focused on the show's epic melodrama and theatrical splendor, much of it powered by the lush music of Claude-Michel Schönberg and the lyrics by Alain Boublil and Richard Maltby Jr. The show continues at Orange County's Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa through October 13, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2019
A reading of the new musical The Count of Monte Cristo was presented on October 11th at Tuacahn Center for the Arts. Scott S. Anderson directed the private presentation of the musical penned by the Tony Award nominated team of Frank Wildhorn, composer, and Jack Murphy, book and lyrics.
by Stage Tube - Oct 11, 2019
Luke Evans has released the music video for 'Love is a Battlefield' off of his debut album 'At Last.' The album features covers of Les Misérables, Cher, and more, and will be released out November 22.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
Royal Family Productions' acclaimed star-studded production of the powerful WOMEN ON FIRE: Stories from the Frontlines, will be presented as a special One Night Only Benefit Performance at  The Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts at Fairfield University (200 Barlow Road, Fairfield, CT, 06824).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
Red Bull Theater today announced the cast for the one-night-only, all-star benefit concert performance of the Olivier Award-winning Best Musical Return to the Forbidden Planet, a musical of Shakespearean proportions by Bob Carlton. The 2019-'20 Season kick-off event will take place Monday October 21st at the Peter Norton Symphony Space (2537 Broadway at 95th Street)
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater will present the American Artist Award to Tony Award-winning actress, choreographer, director and author Baayork Lee. The award will be presented Wednesday, November 13, 2019 as part of the opening night celebration for Disney's Newsies, directed by Molly Smith. 
by TV News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Emmy, Grammy, and Tony winner Billy Porter will step into the role of fairy godmother in Sony's upcoming 'Cinderella' adaptation.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
The Sound of Music will come to life on the epic Promise stage in the timeless classic full of love, family, romance, and of course, music! Local and national talent will come together on The Promise stage to bring the hills of Glen Rose alive. The Sound of Music, the most famous musical of all time, will be performed at the beautiful Texas Amphitheater transformed into Austria.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
Take Two Theatricals and Club 11 London have announced Mazz Murray as Madame and Jérôme Pradon as Sebastian in the UK premiere of Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA in concert at Cadogan Hall on Sunday 20 October 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2019
Olivier nominee Rachel Tucker ('Come From Away', 'Wicked'), 'Britain's Got Talent' winner Jai McDowall and Matthew Pagan from Collabro are to headline a star-studded charity gala performance of Boublil And Schönberg's 'The Pirate Queen' at the London Coliseum on Sunday 23 February, 2020, with proceeds going to Leukaemia UK.
by - Nov 1, 2019
Check out the latest in upcoming releases of Broadway and theatre related CDs for November, 2019.