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by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2020
Grey Henson who originated the role of Damian in Mean Girls on Broadway, has announced on via his Instagram that he will be leaving the show on March 8th. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2020
Celebrating 35 years of fusing the beauty of traditional African movement with contemporary choreography, The Joyce Theater Foundation (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) welcomes the return of Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE. With a mixed bill of company classics and a newly-commissioned work, the Brooklyn company will play The Joyce Theater from February 25-March 1.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2020
Mean Girls on Broadway star, Kate Rockwell, who originated the role of Karen in the musical adaptation, has announced that she will play her final performance in the role March 8.
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Jan 30, 2020
El pasado 18 de enero se estrenó en el Teatre Regina de Barcelona la versión musical del clásico de Àngel Guimerá LA FILLA DEL MAR, que podrá disfrutarse solo hasta el 9 de febrero.
by TV News Desk - Jan 30, 2020
Show producers Lynette Howell Taylor and Stephanie Allain today announced additional stars to present on the 92nd Oscars® telecast. “The Oscars” will air live Sunday, Feb. 9, on ABC.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2020
The DC area is a cultural hub full of must-see theater. With more than 90 professional theater companies, there is always so much to see. If you're hoping to catch a show on a budget, you're in luck: Most theaters in DC offer programs that provide affordable tickets, and many of them are available straight from your phone on the TodayTix app. Read below to learn about how to get the best prices to DC theater with TodayTix!
by TV News Desk - Jan 28, 2020
Show producers Lynette Howell Taylor and Stephanie Allain today announced additional presenters for the 92nd Oscars® telecast. “The Oscars” will air live Sunday, Feb. 9, on ABC.
by Jan Nargi - Feb 9, 2020
With friends like The Plastics, who needs enemies? That's the basic premise for the surprisingly fresh and sometimes scathingly funny high school musical MEAN GIRLS written by Emmy Award winner Tina Fey based on her 2004 hit film. Treading the familiar teen angst territory of cafeterias, locker rooms, gymnasiums and shopping malls, Fey puts her characteristically satirical spin on the tensions between the cool kids, the athletes, the math wizards and theater nerds all vying for allegiance from Cady, an innocent newly arrived from the African savanna where her parents worked and home schooled her with only animals for companions.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2020
Theatre fans need not travel all the way to New York City to get a taste of Broadway. Though the Big Apple boasts perhaps the freshest productions and greatest talents in the world, many of the most successful shows on Broadway will eventually hit the road- bringing and equally magical (though sometimes slightly updated) version of their production to cities across the country.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2020
Creative Cauldron will present its first production of 2020, Crowns, February 13 - March 8, written by Regina Taylor and adapted from the book by Michael Cunningham and Craig Mayberry. When a Brooklyn teen goes to live in South Carolina after the death of her brother she learns the beauty, ceremony and symbolism of hat-wearing from her resilient, southern sisters. This musical draws from the roots of gospel music and traditions of greater African-American Diaspora to weave an inter-generational story of love, joy, and redemption. Crowns has played throughout the country to acclaim, including a sold out run at Arena Stage. Directed by Kara Tameika Watkins and Ian Anthony Coleman, with musical direction by Cedric Lyles. Crowns will be presented at Creative Cauldron, 410 S Maple Ave, Falls Church VA 22046 from February 13 to March 8. Performances are Thursdays at 7:30 PM, Fridays at 7:30 PM, Saturdays at 7:30 PM, and Sundays at 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM. Press night is Saturday, February 15th, 2020 at 7:30 PM. Please RSVP by Wednesday, February 12th.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2020
Who will be voted Cincinnati's best celebrity dancer? Which stars have the right moves to rule the dance floor? Find out on Saturday, April 18, 2020 when the Cincinnati Arts Association (CAA) celebrates season fourteen of its annual fundraiser Dancing for the Stars at the Music Hall Ballroom to benefit CAA's Overture Awards - the nation's largest locally-run high school arts scholarship competition - and Arts Education Programs.
by TV News Desk - Feb 7, 2020
The Guild of Music Supervisors held its landmark 10th annual award ceremony this evening at The Wiltern in Los Angeles celebrating outstanding achievement in the craft of Music Supervision in movies, television, games, advertising, and trailers. Over 1,000 attendees joined the Guild to honor the 31 crafts makers, who were recognized for their stellar musical accomplishments in 2019. Industry music legends Burt Bacharach and Bob Hunka crowned the evening as Bacharach received this year's Icon Award, and Hunka received the prestigious Legacy Award. The complete winners list for the 10thAnnual Guild of Music Supervisors Awards is listed below. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2020
Broadway In Detroit today announced the six blockbuster Broadway productions that will share the spotlight in Broadway In Detroit's 2020-21 Subscription Season a?" headlined by the electrifying new musical Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of The Temptations, 12-time Tony Award nominee and the winner of the 2019 Tony Award for Best Choreography. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2020
Festa Della Donna, a celebration of Italian-American women, is slated for the Laurie Beechman Theatre Saturday March 7th. The event, in honor of International Women's Month, pays tribute to their contributions to the arts and features an accomplished lineup of female Italian-American performers spanning the genres of music, comedy and dance.
by Marina Kennedy - Feb 6, 2020
National Pizza Day is on 2/9 and Broadwayworld.com caught up to Celebrity Chef, TV personality, restaurateur and cookbook author, Donatella Arpaia to talk about her popular NYC eatery, Prova Pizzabar.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2020
Mean Girls on Broadway posted on Twitter today that Olivia Kaufmann will be taking over the role of Janis!
by TV News Desk - Feb 5, 2020
Show producers Lynette Howell Taylor and Stephanie Allain today announced the final slate of presenters for the 92nd Oscars® telecast. a?oeThe Oscarsa?? will air live Sunday, Feb. 9, on ABC.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020
Irish-American violin phenomenon Eileen Ivers celebrates St. Patrick's Day in high spirits at the South Orange Performing Arts Center on March 17 at 7:30pm. This Bronx-born nine-time All-Ireland Fiddle Champion shreds it with her high energy performance alongside her consummate band, Universal Roots. She is called a?oethe future of the Celtic Fiddlea?? by The Washington Post and a?oethe Jimi Hendrix of the violina?? by The New York Times and is acclaimed throughout the world.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020
BroadwayWorld has just learned that Chad Burris will step into the role of Damian Hubbard in Mean Girls on Broadway, beginning March 10. Burris, who currently stars as Olaf in Frozen, takes over for Tony nominee Grey Henson, who plays his final performance on March 8.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020
The Washington Pavilion will welcome the North American Tour of A BRONX TALE: THE MUSICAL to Sioux Falls on February 8-10 for three performances. The show features 2015 a?oeAmerican Idola?? winner Nick Fradiani as one of the lead cast members.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
Valentina Kozlova announces the 10th annual Kozlova International Ballet Competition, hosting 100+ dancers from around the world. Once again, one day will be set aside for both performers and choreographers of contemporary dance, who will also compete for company contracts and scholarships to dance academies around the world. This year's event is a major celebration of two events: the 10th Anniversary of VKIBC, and the 40th Anniversary of the defection from the Bolshoi Ballet of Valentina Kozlova and Leonid Kozlov, who will be reunited on stage in a Gala Performance Thursday March 19th, with guest appearances by past VKIBC winners, including Brooklyn Mack.
by TV News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
Show producers Lynette Howell Taylor and Stephanie Allain today announced the next wave of star presenters headed to the stage on the 92nd Oscars® telecast. 'The Oscars' will air live Sunday, Feb. 9, on ABC.
by TV News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
 HBO Max has acquired U.S. rights to Impact Partners' and Jane Doe Films' widely acclaimed On The Record following the film's premiere at this year's Sundance Film Festival, marking the streamers first festival acquisition. The film received high praise from critics across the board, enjoyed three standing ovations following its premiere screening, and has been lauded by The Hollywood Reporter, Variety, and multiple outlets as one of the top films coming out of this year's festival.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
ABC has shared a first look at this Thursday's episode of A Million Little Things, featuring guest star Sutton Foster. 
by TV News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
THE KINGMAKER, nominated for a Critics' Choice Best Documentary Feature Award and a WGA Award for Best Documentary Screenplay, will have its television debut Friday, February 28 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME. Written and directed by Emmy winner Lauren Greenfield (Generation Wealth, The Queen of Versailles, Thin), the critically acclaimed feature from SHOWTIME Documentary Films presents a searing portrait of Imelda Marcos, the former first lady of the Philippines whose behind-the-scenes machinations in the political careers of her husband, and later her son, cemented her indelible mark on the global political stage. THE KINGMAKER was named to several 2019 “Best Of” lists during its theatrical run last fall and premiered to sold-out audiences at prestigious film festivals across the world, including the Venice Film Festival, Telluride Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival and BFI London Film Festival.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020
Producer Michael Cohl/S2BN Entertainment, in association with Barry Habib, Scott Prisand/Seth Fass, Tony Smith, and Randi Zuckerberg/Mara Burros-Sandler have announced that three-time Emmy Award nominee Dot-Marie Jones ('Glee') will make her New York stage debut as Bourbon Room owner Dennis Dupree in the 10th Anniversary Production of Rock of Ages at New World Stages (340 W 50th St) for eight weeks only, from February 24 through April 19, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020
Five Utah premieres including MEAN GIRLS, To Kill a Mockingbird and the triumphant return of HAMILTON and LES MISERABLES will be featured in the Zions Bank Broadway at the Eccles 2020-2021 30th Anniversary season.
by TV Scoop - Feb 3, 2020
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of A MILLION LITTLE THINGS, airing on ABC on Thursday, February 20, 2020!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020
Tonight, at a celebration honoring theatre excellence on stages across the Washington area, theatre artists, administrators, patrons, and special guests gathered in the National Theatre's Helen Hayes Gallery for theatreWashington's announcement of nominees for the 36th Annual Helen Hayes Awards, which will be presented on Monday, May 18 at an event at the Anthem.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2020
COLLIDE Theatrical Dance Company presents a dance musical rendition of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet at the Cowles Center, Opening on Valentine's Day February 14 and running until February 23, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2020
Word for Word's first production of the 2020 Season is Octavio Solis's Retablos: Stories from A Life Lived Along the Border from his same titled memoir of growing up in El Paso. Retablos: Stories from A Life Lived Along the Border runs February 22 -March 15, in the Z Below Theater in San Francisco.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2020
Broadway in Indianapolis has announced the 2020-2021 Season headlined by the six-time Tony Award-winning Best Musical, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, and the ferociously funny new musical MEAN GIRLS. Fall in love all over again with the dazzling PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL, based on the beloved romantic comedy film. The series also boasts the Indianapolis premieres Roald Dahl's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, with the spectacular return of Andrew Lloyd Webber's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR - 50th Anniversary Tour.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2020
Urban Stages Theater is presenting the first public reading of LEAVE THE CANNOLI, the latest play by Gary Apple as part of their 'New Year, New Plays' series, LEAVE THE CANNOLI is a comedy set in the world of The Godfather and tells the unknown story of how the horse head ends up in the movie producer's bed. Though everyone knows that iconic scene, the film never explains how the horse head actually got there. Playwright Apple, known for his twisted tales, decided to speculate on how it might have happened.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2020
Company Founder & Executive Artistic Director AJ Baker who recently brought her successful 3-decade long career as founder and partner of her own law firm to a close in order to dedicate herself to the company and its projects full time has asked a broad array (see what we did there?) of Bay Area women writers, performers and theatre-makers to reimagine history 'knowing what we know now' at the 9-day Festival; highlights include Mother Lear; an evening dedicated to the theme of 'Hindsight is 2020' and 'flipping the script' that includes a short play & tip of the hat to Caryl Churchill's Top Girls called Bottoms Up!; an evening of LezWritesBTQ performances, and the staged readings of the two Salon Series finalist's plays competing for the Festival Prize: Swimming with Puppies by Susan Jackson and Meth by Elizabeth Flanagan
by Nicole Ackman - Feb 12, 2020
The MEAN GIRLS National Tour is trying to make fetch happen at DPAC this week. If you like high school drama, big flashy vocals, and lots of pink costumes, then it's the perfect show for you. Everyone probably knows of the 2004 comedy film a?oeMean Girls,a?? written by Tina Fey, that starred Lindsey Lohan, Rachel McAdams, and Amanda Seyfried. It absolutely took over pop culture and is still considered one of the most quotable movies today.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2020
Hailed as “a remarkably strong and diverse exploration of everything opera can be in the city (The New York Times),” the New York Opera Fest celebrates its fifth season with performances by 20+ local opera companies in all five boroughs of New York City.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2020
This news is so fetch! As BroadwayWorld previously reported, North Shore High is getting a new batch of students in the coming weeks, with Sabrina Carpenter, Chad Burris, Olivia Kaufmann, and Laura Leigh Turner joining the show's Broadway company. To get ready to see them bring the cautionary tale to life at the August Wilson Theatre, we're getting to know the four new stars, with a look back at their careers and some of their memorable performances. Check it all out!
by TV Scoop - Feb 11, 2020
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of A MILLION LITTLE THINGS, airing on ABC on Thursday, February 27, 2020!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen announces programming for the 2020a?"2021 season. The season opens with a world premiere as part of a three-ballet program of William Forsythe's works. Nissinen's The Nutcracker returns to capture the imagination of audiences of all ages. The spring season includes a second world premiere by William Forsythe, Alexei Ratmansky's Symphony No. 9, and George Balanchine's Ballo della Regina, plus the Company premiere of Christopher Wheeldon's A Midsummer Night's Dream and the return of Marius Petipa's The Sleeping Beauty. The season concludes with a female-led program, part of Boston Ballet's ChoreograpHER Initiative. The Company's 57th season runs November 5, 2020 through May 30, 2021 at the Citizens Bank Opera House.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
What happens when artists are invited to contribute to community improvement efforts? This question is at the heart of a new podcast series. In AZ Creative Voices, producer Regina Revazova introduces listeners to eight teams working with artists to create solutions to complex community challenges. Along the way Revazova explores the challenges and successes of this creative partnership; the potential of community-engaged work; and the many discoveries as participants strengthened their collaborative skills.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
The producers of Mean Girls announced today that singer, songwriter and actress Sabrina Carpenter will make her Broadway debut in the role of 'Cady Heron' beginning Tuesday, March 10th at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street). She will play a limited 14-week engagement through Sunday, June 7th. For information regarding Sabrina's specific performance schedule, please refer to www.MeanGirlsonBroadway.com.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
The Segal Centre is thrilled to be welcoming back Tony nominee and 4-time Dora winner Louise Pitre and W. Joseph Matheson (as seen in 2018's hit The Angel and the Sparrow) for a concert celebration of Jewish musical artists of the 60s. Directed by Avery Saltzman, The Times They Are a Changin' will be rocking the Sylvan Adams Theatre from March 1 to March 22, 2020. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson and Van Alen Institute today announced Reimagining Brooklyn Bridge, an international competition to rethink the iconic Brooklyn Bridge walkway. Reimagining Brooklyn Bridge seeks creative, unconventional designs that respect and enhance the bridge's landmark status, think inclusively about mobility and access, and accommodate commuters, visitors, and vendors. The competition is open to all, and proposals must be submitted at vanalen.org by Sunday, April 5 by 11:59 pm ET.
by TV News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
Ebony Repertory Theatre (ERT) and the family of Paula Kelly announced today that Emmy-nominated actress, dancer, choreographer and singer, Paula Kelly died on Saturday, February 8, 2020 in Whittier, California from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. She was 77.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
Filled with the music of legendary composers George and Ira Gershwin, the Tony Award-Winning masterpiece, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, is dancing its way to the Washington Pavilion in Sioux Falls on February 14, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
Disney's Aladdin has announced new principal cast members ahead of the company's sixth anniversary. Ainsley Melham, star of the original Australian production of Aladdin, will return to the title role on Broadway in March. The exact date will be announced in the near future. Melham previously played the role on Broadway in 2019. Rodney Ingram will re-join the Broadway company to play the role starting Monday, February 17th until Melham's return. Marina Pires (On Your Feet! National Tour) will make her Broadway debut as Jasmine.
by George Weinhouse - Feb 10, 2020
Bernard Labadie led the Orchestra of St Luke's in a well-curated program of magnificent Baroque music Thursday night.  The evening also served to expose New Yorkers to the rich contralto voice of Marie-Nicole Lemieux, a singer who has been garnering praise and awards for the last twenty years.
by Marina Kennedy - Feb 10, 2020
There's no better way to celebrate Valentine's Day (or any day) than with a fabulous bottle of wine and a go-to movie.
by TV News Desk - Feb 10, 2020
From the Top, the nationally-distributed NPR program and podcast that celebrates the voices and talents of America's brightest young classical musicians, will bring its next live recording event to the Center for the Arts on Saturday, February 29 at 8 p.m. Guest hosts Greg Anderson (a From the Top alum himself) and Elizabeth Joy Roe of the acclaimed piano duo Anderson & Roe will interview and perform with each of the exceptional young artists, ages 12 - 18, showcasing not just their inspiring talent, but also giving insight into the lives of these young, aspirational artists. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2020
Broadway's Means Girls has found a new Karen! BroadwayWorld has just earned that Laura Leigh Turner will make her Broadway debut in the role on March 10. Original cast member Kate Rockwell will play her final performance on March 8.