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by A.A. Cristi - Sep 7, 2021
Northlight Theatre opens its 2021–2022 season with Songs for Nobodies, written by Joanna Murray-Smith, directed by Rob Lindley, with music direction by Andra Velis Simon, and featuring Bethany Thomas.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 28, 2021
Fathom Events is partnering with the Metropolitan Opera to bring The Met: Live in HD, the Met's award-winning series of high-definition live cinema transmissions, to movie theaters nationwide for its 15th season.
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 25, 2021
The 2020 Tony nominees are already winners... literally. For some, this marks their first nomination, but others have already won Tony Awards in seasons past. We took a look at which nominees have won at least a Tony or two (or seven) - amongst them, they've gathered a total of 42 awards!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 25, 2021
This debut studio album of Broadway Classics, arranged in a Jazz style. Among the revisited standards are Summertime (Porgy & Bess), Dat's Love aka Habanera (Carmen Jones), Bali Hai (South Pacific), People (Funny Girl), Hello, Dolly, My Funny Valentine (Babes in Arms), Stranger in Paradise (Kismet), I Could Have Danced All Night (My Fair Lady), I Enjoy Being a Girl (Flower Drum Song), and more!
by Stage Tube - Sep 24, 2021
Last night, September 23, marked the first preview of the play Chicken & Biscuits,  by Douglas Lyons, directed by directed by Zhailon Levingston. Following the performance, one of the play's stars, Norm Lewis read the names of every person making their Broadway debut in the production, in onstage and off-stage roles, and invited them onto the stage to be celebrated.
by Jim Munson - Sep 23, 2021
It would appear that acclaimed baritone Sidney Outlaw is having the busiest year of his career. In addition to starring as composer Antonio Salieri in Opera San José’s new virtual production of Rimsky-Korsakov’s 'Mozart and Salieri,' Outlaw will be performing 'Barber of Seville,' 'Porgy and Bess,' and 'La Bohème.' BroadwayWorld speaks with Outlaw.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 22, 2021
Des Moines Metro Opera's General and Artistic Director Michael Egel announced today the repertory for the company's 50th Anniversary Season alongside the launch of the public phase of a $15 million fundraising campaign, 50 Next: Giving Voice to the Future.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2021
In celebration of moving into the theater & the 32 Broadway debuts taking place on and off stage, the company of CHICKEN & BISCUITS threw a picnic outside Circle In The Square Theatre with chicken and biscuits from Field Trip & Cheryl’s Global Soul.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2021
Jimmy Buffet's Escape to Margaritaville returns to the Van Wezel on Friday, Oct. 29, 2021 at 7:30 p.m.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 20, 2021
COME FROM AWAY, a Broadway musical about the true story of the small town that welcomed the world, will make its West Palm Beach debut at Kravis Center for a limited engagement November 16 - 21. COME FROM AWAY will go on sale October 2 at 10 am.
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 2, 2021
Producers Pamela Ross, Hunter Arnold, E. Clayton Cornelious and Leah Michalos have just released first-look photos of the groundbreaking creative and producing team of the Broadway play CHICKEN & BISCUITS, a new comedy written by Douglas Lyons and directed by Zhailon Levingston.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 17, 2021
Single tickets are now on sale for the new Broadway musical, Paradise Square. The first new musical announced for Broadway since the industry-wide shut down, Paradise Square begins previews February 22, 2022 at Broadway’s Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street), where it opens March 20, 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 17, 2021
The tour of COME FROM AWAY, a Broadway musical about the remarkable true story of the small town that welcomed the world, will make its Fort Worth debut at Bass Performance Hall for a limited engagement October 19-24. The show marks the return of Broadway in Fort Worth, kicking off the 2021-2022 Broadway at the Bass season. Tickets are on sale now!
by Michael Major - Sep 17, 2021
Paradise Square begins previews February 22, 2022 at Broadway's Barrymore Theatre. Prior to Broadway, the production will play a five-week limited engagement from November 2-December 5, 2021 at Chicago's James M. Nederlander Theatre.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 16, 2021
The Metropolitan Opera announced today that Anthony Davis's X: The Life and Times of Malcolm X will have its company premiere on November 3, 2023, making it the second opera by a Black composer in Met history, after Terence Blanchard's Fire Shut Up in My Bones. Playwright and director Robert O'Hara, who received a Tony Award nomination for his direction of Slave Play in 2020, creates the new production, which stars baritone Will Liverman in the title role.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 15, 2021
The Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Dr. in Lincolnshire, presents THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND, the delightful musical revue featuring the works of John Kander and Fred Ebb, considered one of the most prolific and acclaimed Broadway musical creative teams of all time.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2021
Experience Escape to Margaritaville, a comedic musical journey that encourages audiences to sit back, relax and remember “It's Five O'Clock Somewhere.” A love story, Broadway musical and island party all in one, ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE Comes to Starlight as part of the 2021 AdventHealth Broadway Series and is presented by Missouri Lottery.
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 13, 2021
Tony and Grammy® award-winning, and two-time Academy Award nominated singer and actor Leslie Odom, Jr. will host THE TONY AWARDS PRESENT: BROADWAY’S BACK! from 9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT. Earlier in the evening will be the live presentation of the American Theatre Wing’s 74th Annual Tony Awards live at 7:00 PM, ET/4:00 PM, PT, hosted by Tony, Grammy and Emmy Award-winning actor and singer Audra McDonald.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 13, 2021
This upcoming season, Live at The Lortel looks at the intersection between art and activism. We honor the work of theater artists who boldly use their public platform for philanthropy, to advance the state of theater, and to support the issues that they are passionate about. We look to explore how an artist's passion for activism and philanthropy influences their artistry on the stage.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 10, 2021
Audiences are taken on a journey through Kander and Ebb's virtual hit parade of songs including showstoppers “Cabaret,” “New York, New York,” “All That Jazz,” and “Maybe This Time.” The revue also covers numbers from Chicago, Funny Lady, Kiss of The Spider Woman, Woman of The Year and more.  
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 10, 2021
JIMMY BUFFETT’S ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE drops anchor at The Bushnell (166 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT) from October 12 – 17, 2021, as part of a 12-week tour that will visit more than 20 cities this fall including Phoenix, Kansas City, New Orleans, Durham and Buffalo, to name a few.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 1, 2021
Suzan-Lori Parks' White Noise will receive its European premiere at the Bridge Theatre, directed by Polly Findlay with a cast comprising James Corrigan, Ken Nwosu, Faith Omole and Helena Wilson.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 1, 2021
Come be a part of a special moment in Seattle Opera history: the return of singing, lights, costumes, and the magic of live performance. After more than a year of a darkened McCaw Hall stage,
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 1, 2021
The Playhouse Patio Cabaret Series wraps up its 2021 season by welcoming back the inimitable Carter Calvert. Sprinkled with “making it in the biz” stories and rollicking behind-the-scenes anecdotes, her award-winning vocal talents deliver a musical tribute to the divalicious ladies of music in a show entitled Viva La Diva. Floating effortlessly between Broadway, Pop, American Songbook, R&B, and Country, Carter delights audiences with the legendary songs of Patsy Cline, Judy Garland, Carole King, Barbra Streisand, Peggy Lee, and more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 8, 2021
Urban Stages is bringing back Lori Brown Mirabal's play with music, CHARMED LIFE , From Soul Singing to Opera Star beginning performances on July 9, in advance of its Wednesday, July 14 opening night. The play will enjoy a limited run through August 1, 2021 at Urban Stages Theatre (258 W 30 Street).
by Stephi Wild - Jul 31, 2021
Studio Tenn Talks: Conversations with Patrick Cassidy is live streamed on the first Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m. CT and can be viewed on Facebook or the production's website.
by Alexander C. Kafka - Jul 31, 2021
A selection of Broadway standards by this accomplished singer and actor is a welcome summer treat.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 30, 2021
The Philly POPS announced today that tickets for the 2021–2022 Lights Up! Showtime! season are on sale now. The POPS will celebrate this new season will a free public performance, Dancin' in Dilworth with The Philly POPS little BIG Band, on August 4, from 5:30–7:00 p.m. at Dilworth Park.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 26, 2021
Tony Award-nominated Costume and Fashion Designer Emilio Sosa has been elected the Chair of the American Theatre Wing. Mr. Sosa, in his role as Chair of the Wing’s Board of Directors, will be joined by newly named Vice-Chairs Dale Cendali, Patricia Crown, James Higgins, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Lee Perlman, and Nadine Wong.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 26, 2021
The Sphinx Organization has announced the three recipients of the 2022 Sphinx Medals of Excellence: pianist Michelle Cann, violinist Randall Goosby, and soprano Karen Slack.
by Nuria Pedret - Jul 21, 2021
El revival de la obra se estrenó en 1976 en el Broadway Theatre con un elenco afroamericano
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 20, 2021
Carole Sylvan releases 'LOVE' on Cosmic Trigger Records out now! Carole will be appearing at The Triad Theater on August 11th at 8pmShe will be backed by the seasoned rock blues band, The Name Droppers.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 16, 2021
Opening Sunday, July 25, Ernest Chausson’s only opera, King Arthur (“Le roi Arthus”), will receive its long overdue first fully staged American production at Bard SummerScape.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 15, 2021
Producers Pamela Ross, Hunter Arnold, E. Clayton Cornelious and Leah Michalos have announced the full Broadway cast of CHICKEN & BISCUITS, the new comedy play by Douglas Lyons making its Broadway premiere this fall at Circle in the Square Theatre (235 West 50th Street.)
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2021
After fourteen years of producing a nationally recognized Festival in the springtime, the organization will return to a year-round format, as it looks to expand its presence and visibility in the growing North Texas arts scene.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 12, 2021
Producers Dale A. Mott of Edgewood (Broadway’s The Lifespan of a Fact and the upcoming Thoughts of a Colored Man) and NEWorks Productions have announced two industry presentations for GRACE, to be held on August 24, 2021, at Alvin Ailey Studios (405 West 55th Street).
by Greer Firestone - Aug 9, 2021
Ain’t Misbehavin’: The Fats Waller Musical Show, is a different juke box show from Candlelight’s previous production of BEEHIVE. From the rock n’ roll of 60’s we time travel back 30- years to the American jazz pianist Waller. His innovations in the Harlem stride style laid the groundwork for modern jazz piano. In 1922, at the tender age of 18, he produced his first piano roll, “Got To Cool My Doggies Now.” (I had to mention that only because the title cracked me up).
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 4, 2021
The Charleston Gaillard Center is thrilled to announce 2021-2022 Series single tickets are on sale Friday, August 6 at 11am for seven performances. Additional performances will go on sale later this month. Featuring ten incredible performances, from award-winning Broadway to stunning dance performances, the 2021-2022 Series creates unforgettable, world-class experiences here in the Lowcountry. 
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 4, 2021
The Tony Awards Administration Committee has announced that they will present the 2020 Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre to four outstanding contributors to the Broadway industry - Fred Gallo, President of PRG Scenic Technologies; Broadway press agent Irene Gandy; stage manager Beverly Jenkins and New Federal Theatre, Woodie King, Jr. Founder.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 4, 2021
State Theatre New Jersey will present Jimmy Buffett’s Escape To Margaritaville for five performances on Sunday, October 8, 2021, at 8pm; Saturday, October 9 at 2pm and 8pm; and Sunday, October 10 at 2pm. Tickets for the general public go on sale this Friday, August 6 at 11am. Tickets range from $40-$98.  
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 30, 2021
Eclipse Theatre Company and Straighten Your Crown Productions have announced the upcoming live in concert presentation of CALL IT LOVE, a new musical written by ETC Artistic Producer, Chilina Kennedy, and Eric Holmes. CALL IT LOVE will run September 3-12, 2021 at the Stratford Perth Museum (4275 Huron St, Stratford, ON).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 30, 2021
Plan your escape to the new musical about the choices we make – and the people we become – once we’ve had a change in latitude. Jimmy Buffett’s ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE will take the Washington Pavilion stage with three performances September 7-9. Tickets are available now for this tropical performance.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 28, 2021
Audra McDonald appeared as part of a keynote for Series Mania, where she talked Broadway's return, diversity in the industry, 'The Good Fight', and much more!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 21, 2021
The evening will also feature Dayna Dantzler (Waitress, The Book of Mormon) and Trevon Davis (The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 2, 2021
Hagemann Rosenthal Associates has announced their latest double bill composed by Philip Hagemann in association with Pegasus Opera Company. Passion, Poison and Petrification and The Prodigal Son will be staged at Susie Sainsbury Theatre, Royal Academy of Music.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 18, 2021
Susan Derry of Broadway's Wonderful Town, The Phantom of the Opera, and more Encores! than you can count, makes her Feinstein's/54 Below debut with “Ingenue You When,” an evening of sparkling classics remixed for the daring, dazzling woman she's become.
by Alan Henry - Aug 17, 2021
Jimmy Buffett’s ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE will drop anchor at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center from August 31 – September 5, 2021, before setting sail on a final 12-week tour that will visit more than 20 cities this fall including Phoenix, Kansas City, New Orleans, Hartford, Durham and Buffalo, to name a few. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 17, 2021
The producers announced today that Jimmy Buffett’s ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE will drop anchor at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center from August 31 – September 5, 2021, before setting sail on a final 12-week tour that will visit more than 20 cities this fall including Phoenix, Kansas City, New Orleans, Hartford, Durham and Buffalo, to name a few.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 16, 2021
Producers Nelle Nugent, Ron Simons and Kenneth Teaton announced today that Tony Award nominee Camille A. Brown will direct the upcoming production of Ntozake Shange’s for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf on Broadway in 2022. This will mark Brown’s directorial debut on Broadway.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Aug 11, 2021
Read all about the late, great Jonathan Larson’s semi-autobiographical musical “Tick, Tick… Boom!” and how it's getting the movie musical treatment, helmed by “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda!