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by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2018
Ben Lockwood, Rupert Henderson and Oliver Kaderbhai today announce the full cast for the hit Off-Broadway musical Striking 12 from Tony Award-winning Rachel Sheinkin and musical duo Brendan Milburn and Valerie Vigoda. Oliver Kaderbhai directs Declan Bennett (Brendan), Bronte Barbe (The Match Girl), Danielle Kassarate (Narrator), with Kate Robson-Stuart and Leon Scott completing the cast. Inspired by Hans Christian Andersen's The Little Match Girl, Striking 12 will open at the Union Theatre on 3 December, with previews from 28 November and runs until 23 December.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2018
The Town Hall Presents the internationally acclaimed Broadway @ concert series, hosted and music directed by SiriusXM Radio star Seth Rudetsky and produced by Mark Cortale, at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street) on Monday, January 14, 2019 at 8pm with Tony Award-winner Kelli O'Hara.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2018
Leaping lizards! The 5th Avenue Theatre is thrilled to announce that acclaimed Seattle actor Timothy McCuen Piggee and longtime 5th Avenue Theatre favorite Cynthia Jones will star as Daddy Warbucks and Miss Hannigan in this holiday season's production of the beloved musical Annie.
by Elliot Lanes - Nov 2, 2018
Today's subject, Nancy Anderson, has been living her theater life on Broadway and in regional theaters for many years now. You can currently see her as the tight-fisted, but caring dance teacher Mrs. Wilkinson in Billy Elliot at Signature Theatre. The production plays through January 6, 2019 in the MAX space. Directed and choreographed by Signature Theatre's Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner, it very well may be the largest production the company has presented to date.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018
Gingold Theatrical Group is proud to announce the final presentation of the 13th Season of Project Shaw, a special series of evenings offering some of Shaw's greatest works and those who share his fierce 'art as activism' precepts, presented monthly at Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Peter Norton Symphony Space (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). The acclaimed 2018 season will conclude on December 17th with Shaw contemporary Arthur Wing Pinero's The Enchanted Cottage.
by Stage Tube - Mar 7, 2019
San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon presents its first 2019 production, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical FIORELLO! Based on the life of New York City's legendary mayor Fiorello H. LaGuardia, FIORELLO! features lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, and music by Jerry Bock (SHE LOVES ME, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF) and a book by Jerome Weidman and George Abbott (THE PAJAMA GAME, DAMN YANKEES).
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2019
Roundabout Theatre Company presents the new Broadway production of the musical comedy Kiss Me, Kate, starring Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara. Get a first look at photos of Kelli along with co-stars Will Chase, Corbin Bleu, and more below!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2019
The Drama League has named honorees of this year's special recognitions at the 85th Annual Drama League Awards!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 15, 2019
Last night's opening night of Kiss Me, Kate at Studio 54 was too darn hot, and we got a sneak peek at all of the behind-the-scenes shenanigans thanks to cast member Sarah Meahl's Instagram Story takeover! So if you missed all the fun (or just want to relive it all again), we've collected posts from throughout the day to give you a glimpse at what it's like to open a Broadway show. Check out all of the Wunderbar footage below!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019
San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon (Daren A.C. Carollo and Daniel Thomas, Co-Executive Directors) has announced the full cast and creative team for Moon's next production, the 8-Time Tony Award-nominated musical 110 IN THE SHADE. Based N. Richard Nash's acclaimed 1954 play THE RAINMAKER (the basis for the 1956 film starring Burt Lancaster and Katharine Hepburn),110 IN THE SHADE features music by Harvey Schmidt and lyrics by Tom Jones (THE FANTASTICKS), and a book by Nash adapted from his own play.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019
Random Access Theatre opens its 2019 season with the World Premiere of Miranda from Stormville by Adam Bertocci. The production, a modern retelling of Shakespeare's The Tempest, runs March 14 - 24 at the IRT Theater in the West Village. Artistic Director and co-founder, Jennifer Sandella directs.
by Review Roundups - Mar 14, 2019
Roundabout Theatre Company presents the new Broadway production of the musical comedy Kiss Me, Kate, starring Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara, opening tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019
Random Access Theatre opens its 2019 season with the World Premiere of Miranda from Stormville by Adam Bertocci. The production, a modern retelling of Shakespeare's The Tempest, runs March 14 - 24 at the IRT Theater in the West Village. Artistic Director and co-founder, Jennifer Sandella directs. Bertocci's previous productions include the highly acclaimed, Two Gentlemen of Lebowski (published by Simon & Schuster). Miranda from Stormville is part of IRT's 3B Development Series.
by Linnae Medeiros - Mar 13, 2019
Instagram is about to be too darn hot because Kiss Me, Kate's Sarah Meahl is taking over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story tomorrow, March 14th, for the show's opening night at Studio 54! Make sure to tune in to get a peek behind the scenes at all of the excitement throughout the day. It's going to be Wunderbar!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 13, 2019
Roundabout Theatre Company presents the new Broadway production of the musical comedy Kiss Me, Kate, starring Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara. Check out highlights of the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2019
Multi-award winning Foothill Music Theatre presents Bullets Over Broadway The Musical, the Tony Award-nominated musical based on Woody Allen and Douglas McGrath's screenplay for the hit film Bullets over Broadway. A love letter to the golden age of Broadway, Bullets Over Broadway The Musical brings the classic musical comedy back with a bang. Loaded with the songs that made the 1920s roar, this splashy musical features Jazz Age standards including 'Let's Misbehave,' ''Tain't Nobody's Biz-ness If I Do,' "Tiger Rag," and 'Up a Lazy River.' In this madcap comedy, a young playwright finally gets his play produced on Broadway, but discovers there's a catch: the mobster putting up the funds wants a vehicle for his ditzy, talent-free girlfriend. Throw in an aging diva, dancing gangsters, and a bevy of beautiful chorus girls, and comedic capers ensue. Under the direction of Milissa Carey and music direction of Louis Lagalante, Bullets Over Broadway The Musical will play February 28- March 17, 2019 (press opening: March 1) with performances 7:30pm Thursdays, 8:00pm Todays & Saturdays, and 2pm Sundays at the Lohman Theatre, 12345 El Monte Rd (I-280 & El Monte Road), Los Altos Hills. Tickets ($12 - $36) and information can be found at www.foothill.edu/theatre or by phone at (650) 949-7360.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2019
San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon presents its first 2019 production, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical FIORELLO! Based on the life of New York City's legendary mayor Fiorello H. LaGuardia, FIORELLO! features lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, and music by Jerry Bock (SHE LOVES ME, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF) and a book by Jerome Weidman and George Abbott (THE PAJAMA GAME, DAMN YANKEES). 42nd Street Moon's production of FIORELLO! runs from February 27 - March 17, 2019 and will perform at San Francisco's Gateway Theatre (215 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA 94111). The press opening will take place on Saturday, March 2 at 6:00 p.m. Tickets range from $30 - $75 and can be purchased through the Box Office at (415) 255-8207 or online at www.42ndstmoon.org.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019
Multi-award winning Foothill Music Theatre presents Bullets Over Broadway The Musical, the Tony Award-nominated musical based on Woody Allen and Douglas McGrath's screenplay for the hit film Bullets over Broadway. A love letter to the golden age of Broadway, Bullets Over Broadway The Musical brings the classic musical comedy back with a bang. Loaded with the songs that made the 1920s roar, this splashy musical features Jazz Age standards including 'Let's Misbehave,' ''Tain't Nobody's Biz-ness If I Do,' "Tiger Rag," and 'Up a Lazy River.' In this madcap comedy, a young playwright finally gets his play produced on Broadway, but discovers there's a catch: the mobster putting up the funds wants a vehicle for his ditzy, talent-free girlfriend. Throw in an aging diva, dancing gangsters, and a bevy of beautiful chorus girls, and comedic capers ensue. Under the direction of Milissa Carey and music direction of Louis Lagalante, Bullets Over Broadway The Musical will play February 28- March 17, 2019 (press opening: March 1) with performances 7:30pm Thursdays, 8:00pm Fridays & Saturdays, and 2pm Sundays at the Lohman Theatre, 12345 El Monte Rd (I-280 & El Monte Road), Los Altos Hills. Tickets ($12 - $36) and information can be found at www.foothill.edu/theatre or by phone at (650) 949-7360.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019
Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Andre Bishop) has announced that Harry Hadden-Paton, who was nominated for the Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, and Drama League awards for his performance as Professor Henry Higgins in its award-winning production of Lerner & Loewe's MY FAIR LADY, directed by Bartlett Sher, has extended his run in the production through Saturday evening, July 6 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2019
Geva Theatre Center presents the world premiere of Hard Cell, by Brent Askari and directed by Skip Greer, in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage from January 8 through February 3.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2019
TV icons Barbara Eden ("I Dream of Jeannie") & Hal Linden ("Barney Miller") star in A.R. Gurney's Love Letters at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Saturday, March 2 at 7:30pm. Don't miss this funny and emotional portrait of the powerful connection of love!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2019
This summer, take a break from the hustle and bustle and journey to the lakes region of Central Maine to celebrate Theater at Monmouth's 50 years of producing classic theatre in Maine. TAM's What Dreams May Come Season is bursting with plays to make audiences laugh, cry, gasp, and experience a sense of wonder. Through Shakespearean thrillers, contemporary romances, and classic comedies, TAM's Golden Anniversary with sparkle and shimmer all season long.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2019
Harold 'Hal' Prince directed the premiere productions of Cabaret, Sweeney Todd, A Little Night Music, The Phantom of the Opera, She Loves Me, Company, Follies, Candide, Pacific Overtures, Evita and Parade.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2019
The Menier Chocolate Factory today announces a major revival of David Hare's The Bay at Nice. Richard Eyre directs Martin Hutson, Ophelia Lovibond, David Rintoul and Penelope Wilton. The production opens on 19 March, with previews from 14 March, and runs until 4 May. Tickets go on sale to supporters of the Menier on 21 January, with public booking opening at 9am on 28 January.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2019
Fraser Entertainment Group's An Evening of Classic Broadway, a recent nominee for BWW.com's Los Angeles Regional Award for Best Special Theatre Event, makes a return engagement at Rockwell Table and Stage in Los Angeles. The show tune songfest will take place on Tuesday, January 29th at 8PM (doors open at 6:30).
by BWW - Jan 20, 2019
Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/20/2019 for Atlanta
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2019
The Peoples Improv Theater (The PIT) is proud to present the premiere of The Startup Culture: The Musical by Molly Barrett, running January 16th through March 14th, 2019 at The PIT Loft.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2019
The Peoples Improv Theater (The PIT) is proud to present the premiere of The Startup Culture: The Musical by Molly Barrett, running January 16th through March 14th, 2019 at The PIT Loft.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019
San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon (Daren A.C. Carollo and Daniel Thomas, Co-Executive Directors) has announced the full cast and creative team for Moon's first 2019 production, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical FIORELLO!
by Walter McBride - Feb 8, 2019
Kiss Me, Kate will begin preview performances on Thursday, February 14, 2019 and opens officially on Thursday, March 14, 2019. This is a limited engagement through Sunday, June 2, 2019 at Studio 54 on Broadway (254 W 54th St). Check out photos of the marquee below!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the full company for Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and author Ayad Akhtar's (Arena's Disgraced) timely tale Junk. Inspired by the real junk bond giants of the 1980s, Akhtar explores how the riveting, hostile takeover of a family-owned manufacturing company paved the way to expose the rise of greed, power, race and wealth that led to reshaping the rules of Wall Street and the world. Directed by Jackie Maxwell, Junk runs April 5 - May 5, 2019 in the Fichandler Stage.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2019
Greasepaint hosts hometown son and valley favorite Bob Sorrenson as director for the upcoming production of URINETOWN THE MUSICAL. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019
San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon has announced the complete array of programming for its upcoming 2019-2020 season.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019
Random Access Theatre opens its 2019 season with the World Premiere of Miranda from Stormville by Adam Bertocci. The production, a modern retelling of Shakespeare's The Tempest, runs March 14 - 24 at the IRT Theater in the West Village.  Artistic Director and co-founder, Jennifer Sandelladirects. Bertocci's previous productions include the highly acclaimed, Two Gentlemen of Lebowski (published by Simon & Schuster). Miranda from Stormville is part of IRT's 3B Development Series. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2019
Starlight Community Theater (SCT) will be presenting The Pajama Game for eleven (11) performances beginning Friday, February 22 and running through Sunday, March 10. This production will mark the seventh show of SCT's 2018-2019 season and is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).
by Stephi Wild - Feb 22, 2019
Good morning, BroadwayWorld, and Happy Friday! Finish off your week right by catching up on the latest Broadway news before you kick back for the weekend!
by TV - Press Previews - Feb 21, 2019
Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway production of the musical comedy Kiss Me, Kate, starring Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara, is currently in preview performances today and will open officially on Thursday, March 14, 2019. This is a limited engagement through Sunday, June 2, 2019 at Studio 54 on Broadway (254 W 54th St).
by Stage Tube - Feb 15, 2019
San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon presents the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical FIORELLO! Based on the life of New York City's legendary mayor Fiorello H. LaGuardia, FIORELLO! features lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, and music by Jerry Bock (SHE LOVES ME, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF) and a book by Jerome Weidman and George Abbott (THE PAJAMA GAME, DAMN YANKEES).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019
Two-time Tony Award-winning Goodspeed Musicals has brought together an extraordinary group of artists to helm the five exciting productions planned this season: an All-American classic, a heart-warming musical tale, an electric dance-filled tuner, an extraordinary true story, and an inspirational journey that's sure to inspire. Single tickets for all five shows set for Goodspeed's 2019 season go on public sale this Sunday, February 17 at 10:00 a.m..
by Julie Musbach - Feb 14, 2019
Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway production of the musical comedy Kiss Me, Kate, starring Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara, begins preview performances today. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2019
Roundabout Theatre Company announces that the new Broadway production of the musical comedy Kiss Me, Kate, starring Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara, will begin preview performances today, February 14, 2019 and open officially today, March 14, 2019. This is a limited engagement through Sunday, June 2, 2019 at Studio 54.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2019
Random Access Theatre opens its 2019 season with the World Premiere of Miranda from Stormville by Adam Bertocci. The production, a modern retelling of Shakespeare's The Tempest, runs March 14 - 24 at the IRT Theater in the West Village. Artistic Director and co-founder, Jennifer Sandella directs. Bertocci's previous productions include the highly acclaimed, Two Gentlemen of Lebowski (published by Simon & Schuster). Miranda from Stormville is part of IRT's 3B Development Series.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2019
The Broadway blockbuster WICKED will welcome new cast members to the Gershwin Theatre this spring. Beginning Monday, February 18, Michael McCormick will assume the role of The Wizard. Gizel Jimenez will assume the role of Nessarose on Tuesday, March 12.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2019
Incoming Artistic Director Simon Godwin today announces Shakespeare Theatre Company's 2019-2020 Season. Godwin's debut season highlights his artistic aspirations for the company to create high quality, exciting, inclusive theatre. Godwin states, This is not my season, but ours, everybody's season.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2019
Kelli O'Hara will return to London in November 2019, after the smash hit run of The King and I at London's Palladium, to play her debut London solo concert engagement at Cadogan Hall.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2018
Casting is complete for the new Broadway production of the musical comedy Kiss Me, Kate, starring Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara as 'Kate/Lilli Vanessi,' Tony Award nominee Will Chase as 'Petruchio/Fred Graham,' Corbin Bleu as 'Lucentio/Bill Calhoun,' Terence Archie as 'Harrison Howell,' Mel Johnson Jr. as 'Harry Trevor/Baptista,' James T. Lane as 'Paul,' Stephanie Styles as 'Lois Lane/Bianca,' Adrienne Walker as 'Hattie,' Lance Coadie Williams as 'Gangster (Second Man)' and John Pankow as 'Gangster (First Man).'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2018
Kiss Me, Kate is coming back to Broadway with favorite Tony winning soprano Kelli O'Hara leading the cast alongside Will Chase. Roundabout revealed the new artwork for the show, watch the video below to get a behind the scenes look at its making!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2018
Fountain Hills Theater is proud to announce the opening of An Act of God, a new comedy by 13 times Emmy winning writer David Javerbaum.
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 18, 2018
Gingold Theatrical Group presents the final presentation of the 13th Season of Project Shaw, a special series of evenings offering some of Shaw's greatest works and those who share his fierce 'art as activism' precepts, presented monthly at Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Peter Norton Symphony Space (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). The acclaimed 2018 season concluded on December 17th with Shaw contemporary Arthur Wing Pinero's The Enchanted Cottage.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2018
Geva Theatre Center presents the world premiere of Hard Cell, by Brent Askari and directed by Skip Greer, in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage from January 8 through February 3.