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by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Sep 28, 2018
El pasado martes 25 de septiembre, la consagrada actriz británica Judi Dench recibía en San Sebastián el Premio Donostia a toda su carrera, y para asistir al evento fue acompañada del director cinematográfico y teatral Trevor Nunn.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018
Das Capitol Theater ist erfolgreich in die neue Spielzeit gestartet und hat wieder ein buntes Programm zusammengestellt, welches dem Dusseldorfer Publikum das Beste aus den Bereichen Musical, Show, Tanz, Comedy und Familienunterhaltung prasentiert. Ein Highlight 2019: Die Ruckkehr von DIRTY DANCING - Das Original Live on Tour.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018
A host of Scottish West End musical performers are set to descend on Larbert for the third 'A West End Christmas In Falkirk'!A host of Scottish West End musical performers are set to descend on Larbert for the third 'A West End Christmas In Falkirk'!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018
An Evening with Tony Award Nominee Andrea McArdle is set for Upstairs at Vitello's in Studio City on Thursday, October 11, at 7:30, The Purple Room in Palm Springs on Friday, October 12, at 8pm, and for Martinis Above Fourth in San Diego on Saturday, October 13, at 7pm, it was announced today by Chris Isaacson Presents.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018
Following a critically acclaimed, sell out run at Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the reimaged production of PICASSO'S WOMEN Transfers to London this Autumn. Continuing the site specific theme, the play is set in a contemporary art space, Gallery Different in London, from Tuesday 25 - Saturday 29 September at 19:30 (Duration 1h 30m).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2018
The Wick Theatre  in Boca Raton is proud to open their 2018-2019 season with the hilarious farce, The Pirates of Penzance. The Gilbert and Sullivan treasure returned to Broadway in 1981 under the direction of Joseph Papp and went on to win the Tony Award for "Best Revival."
by Vicki Trask - Oct 6, 2018
"When I saw the movie, I was just like: 'I get you, I so get you'… When I did Wicked we used to say 'everyone has a little green in them.' And that's what I feel like Max is about. Even though he has a diagnosed condition, everyone feels, you know, uncomfortable in their skin at some point. So that, I related to right away and just, the idea of connection."
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018
Jenny Topper and Theatre Royal Bath Productions today announce full casting for the world premiere of The Nightingales which will see Steven Pacey, Stefan Adegbola, Sarah Earnshaw, Philip McGinley and Mary Stockley join previously announced BAFTA Award-winning television star and writer Ruth Jones in her highly anticipated return to the stage. The production, directed by RSC Associate Artist Christopher Luscombe and written by William Gaminara, will run at Theatre Royal Bath from Wednesday 31 October to Saturday 10 November, with opening night for press on Wednesday 7 November. The Nightingales will then tour to Cambridge, Cardiff, Chichester and Malvern prior to a West End transfer, with venue and dates to be announced.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2018
Today, Orlando Fringe announced the appointment of four new members of their Board of Directors. 
by TV News Desk - Oct 25, 2018
The Goldbergs' Executive Producer Adam F. Goldberg will show his love of Broadway when he puts “Fiddler on the Roof” in the spotlight in the show's annual Broadway tribute episode, airing on Wednesday, October 31 on ABC-TV at 8 p.m. EST / 7 p.m. CST.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 25, 2018
The Goldbergs' Executive Producer Adam F. Goldberg will show his love of Broadway when he puts 'Fiddler on the Roof' in the spotlight in the show's annual Broadway tribute episode, airing on Wednesday, October 31 on ABC-TV at 8 p.m. EST / 7 p.m. CST.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2018
Director of Nuffield Southampton Theatres, Sam Hodges today announces the full cast for the world premiere stage adaptation of David Walliams' Billionaire Boy The Musical. Luke Shepard directs Alex "Teddy" Clements (MD / Ensemble), Ryan Heenan (Joe Spud), Avita Jay (Sapphire / Raj), Eleanor Kane (Lauren), Lem Knights (Bob), Jared Leathwood (Dave Grubb), Natalie Morgan (Sue Grubb), Daisy Noir (Drummer / Ensemble), Dean Nolan (Len Spud) and Sophia Nomvete (Bobs Mum (Gwen). The production, which marks Miranda Cooper and Nick Coler's first musical opens on 28 November, with previews from 19 November, and runs until 6 January in Southampton. Billionaire Boy The Musical then tours to Manchester, Coventry and Cardiff.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018
The Menier Chocolate Factory today announces principal company for its major revival of one of the world's most-beloved musicals of all time, Fiddler on the Roof, in a new staging by Trevor Nunn. Joining the previously announced Andy Nyman (Tevye) is Judy Kuhn as Golde, with Harriet Bunton (Hodel), Dermot Canavan (Lazar Wolf), Stewart Clarke (Perchik), Matt Corner (Fyedka), Joshua Gannon (Motel), Louise Gold (Yente), Kirsty MacLaren (Chava) and Molly Osborne (Tzeitel).
by Stage Tube - Oct 15, 2018
The Distance You Have Come follows the lives of six individuals who juggle the constant challenges of life, depression, heartache and love. Told through the music and lyrics of award-winning composer Scott Alan, this brand-new musical brings together a song cycle of his most acclaimed works for the first time, performed by some of the greatest generational voices in the West End.
by Stage Tube - Oct 15, 2018
Theatre Calgary is preparing to open Mary and Max - A New Musical, the second world premiere of the 2018-19 season, with music and lyrics by Bobby Cronin, book by Crystal Skillman, directed by Theatre Calgary's Artistic Director Stafford Arima, choreography by Jenn Rapp, and orchestrations and music supervision by Anna Ebbesen.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018
Fair Moon Stages presents 'Wishes & Dreams: A Celebration of the Music that Animates our Lives' on Sunday, November 4th,, 3pm, at The Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway, NJ. A 30-piece orchestra and 20 vocalists performing delightfully familiar songs from animated movies highlight the concert. The event is a benefit for the company, whose mission is to present accessible and professional theater at affordable prices. Their well-received inaugural season included Disney's High School Musical, Legally Blonde and the NJ premier of Mamma Mia.
by Perry Tannenbaum - Nov 2, 2018
After we're rid of the obligatory 'Memory,'CP's fond farewall to Pease Auditorium, THE MUSIC OF THE NIGHT, is a lot of fun - but not a lot of music,
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018
The Music Hall and the Ogunquit Playhouse announce the cast and creative team of Elf The Musical, on stage November 28 - December 16 at The Music Hall in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2019
With The Bay at Nice currently running at the Menier and Fiddler on the Roof playing at the Playhouse Theatre, the Menier Chocolate Factory today announces the European premiere of the musical of Robert James Waller's bestselling novel The Bridges of Madison County in a new staging by Trevor Nunn. The production opens on 23 July, with previews from 12 July, and runs until 14 September. Booking opens for supporters of the Menier today - 7 May, with public booking on 13 May at 9am.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2019
Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce Music Mondays, the summer concert series for July and August, with all shows at 8 pm.
by Broadwaysted - May 20, 2019
This week, the Broadwaysted crew is thrilled to be mixing it up and talking about one of our favorite parts (ok, Bryan's favorite part) of many musicals: The Megamix!
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2019
A private industry-only concert of the award-winning musical MARY AND MAX by Crystal Skillman and Bobby Cronin to be presented MAY 23rd
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2019
Alfred Uhry's Pulitzer Award-winning play Driving Miss Daisy comes to York Theatre Royal from 7 - 29 June with Paula Wilcox, Cory English and Maurey Richards in leading roles and York Theatre Royal Associate Artist Suzann McLean directing.
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2019
With Orpheus Descending opening at the theatre, and Fiddler on the Roof playing at the Playhouse Theatre, the Menier Chocolate Factory today announces that Jenna Russell will lead the company for the UK premiere of the musical of Robert James Waller's bestselling novel The Bridges of Madison County in a new staging by Trevor Nunn. The production opens on 23 July, with previews from 13 July, and runs until 14 September. Public booking is now open.
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2019
Michael Harrison and David Ian announce that Jodie Prenger will star as 'Miss Hannigan' in the musical "ANNIE" at Birmingham Hippodrome fromTuesday 23 July - Sunday 11 August.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2019
What good is sitting alone in your room this week? If you don't already have plans to see a Broadway show, come out to see your favorite Broadway stars in a cabaret act instead. After Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Highlights this week include Laura Osnes, 54 Sings Andrew Lloyd Webber, and Broadway Sings Unplugged: Beyonce.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019
Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019
It's less than one week until family favourite Annie the musical arrives in Chester to entertain audiences.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2019
Tony Award Winner Frances Ruffelle will appear on iHeartRadio/Here TV's On the Rocks with Alexander radio show, Tuesday March 19th at 7pmPST/10pmEST for an in-depth chat about her career on stage as well up-coming visit and performance at Rockwell Table & Stage.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2019
Michael Campayno (The Cher Show, Wicked), Quentin Earl Darrington (Once on This Island, CATS), and Ali Ewoldt (The Phantom of the Opera, The King and I) will lead 54 Sings Andrew Lloyd Webber on March 25, 2019 at 7:00 and 9:30 at Feinstein's/54 Below.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2019
Michael Harrison and David Ian are delighted to announce that Lesley Joseph will star as 'Miss Hannigan' in their smash hit production of the musical 'ANNIE' at His Majesty's Theatre Aberdeen (24 - 28 September 2019), Edinburgh Playhouse (30 September - 5 October 2019), Sunderland Empire (7 - 12 October 2019), Marlowe Theatre Canterbury (14 - 19 October 2019), The Hawth Crawley (22 - 26 October 2019) Grand Opera House Belfast (29 October - 2 November 2019), Ipswich Regent's Theatre (4 - 9 November 2019) New Wimbledon Theatre (11 - 16 November 2019) and Regent's Theatre Stoke on Trent (18 - 23 November 2019).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2019
CPLG has been appointed worldwide licensing agent by Andrew Lloyd Webber'sThe Really Useful Group, to represent the composer's best-known, award-winning musicals - The Phantom of the Opera, CATS and Starlight Express.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2019
Michael Harrison and David Ian have announced full casting for their smash hit production of the musical ANNIE which runs opening at the King's Theatre in Glasgow this spring as part of a UK tour.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2019
An evening of the most beautiful and extraordinary songs by musician Marek Rymaszewski whose remarkable life has experienced the highest of highs and lowest of lows. He is joined by West End leading lady Jane Horn. With just 3 performances to catch Highest of Highs Lowest of Lows Songs of Love & Life with Marek Rymaszewski in the West End's intimate cabaret room Above The Arts, Arts Theatre, 12-14 February 2019 at 8.30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2019
Michael Harrison and David Ian are delighted to announce full casting for the forthcoming UK tour of their smash hit production of the musical Annie, which is heading to Storyhouse in the spring.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019
An evening of the most beautiful and extraordinary songs by musician Marek Rymaszewski whose remarkable life has experienced the highest of highs and lowest of lows. He is joined by West End leading lady Jane Horn. With just 3 performances to catch Highest of Highs Lowest of Lows Songs of Love & Life with Marek Rymaszewski in the West End's intimate cabaret room Above The Arts, Arts Theatre, 12-14 February 2019 at 8.30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2019
Full casting has been announced for the forthcoming UK tour of their smash hit production of the musical "ANNIE" opening at the Manchester Opera House on Saturday 2 February 2019.
by Michael Rabice - Feb 6, 2019
Memory. With the first downbeat I was instantly transported to 1982 and the mezzanine of the New York's famed Winter Garden Theatre were the new Broadway production of CATS would settle in a for a record breaking 18 years. The iconic CATS theme wafted from it's synthesizers accompanied by lasers and I knew I was in for something wildly different. Almost 37 years later that same music evokes excitement and nostalgia, with a hint of 'on no, not this again.' A glimmering new National tour began a few weeks ago after it's most recent revival on Broadway and Buffalo audiences were treated to a visual feast last night as the show settled in for it's one week run.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019
An evening of the most beautiful and extraordinary songs by musician Marek Rymaszewski whose remarkable life has experienced the highest of highs and lowest of lows. He is joined by West End leading lady Jane Horn. With just 3 performances to catch Highest of Highs Lowest of Lows Songs of Love & Life with Marek Rymaszewski in the West End's intimate cabaret room Above The Arts, Arts Theatre, 12-14 February 2019 at 8.30pm.
by Fiona Scott - Feb 25, 2019
Mark Puddle is a West End Producer known for championing productions such as the current production of True West at the Vaudeville Theatre and the Shakespeare in Love UK Tour. He is also involved in the running of the West End Stage summer schools and spoke to BroadwayWorld UK about this year's programme.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2019
What good is sitting alone in your room this week? If you don't already have plans to see a Broadway show, come out to see your favorite Broadway stars in a cabaret act instead. After Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Highlights this week include Eva Noblezada, Joanna Gleason, Frances Ruffelle and many more!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2019
On Sunday 12 May 2019 at London's Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith, there will be two concerts of The Best of… Rock Musicals for the benefit of The Charlie Waller Memorial Trust. It will be the 20th Anniversary production from the same team who for the last 19 years have presented The Night of 1000 Voices at the Royal Albert Hall and elsewhere.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2019
Internationally renowned actor, writer, singer, producer, and director Ray Shell celebrates the 35th anniversary of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Starlight Express with a special live Q&A at Spoonfed New York Country on Monday, March 25, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. Ray premiered the role of 'Rusty the Steam Engine' in the show's original West End production. Directed by Trevor Nunn with choreography by Arlene Phillips, Starlight Express opened March 27, 1984 at the Apollo Victoria Theatre in London and ran for 7,406 performances. Spoonfed New York Country is owned by Chef Randy Witherspoon, caterer for Hamilton, Wicked, Kinky Boots, among other shows.
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Dec 7, 2018
In what has become a delightful Portland holiday tradition, the Good Theater presented its annual musical revue, created and directed by Brian P. Allen, starring an incandescent Valerie Perri, together with Daniel Patrick Smith and a fine ensemble of Maine talent. The program, which featured twenty-nine musical theatre classics as well as lesser-known songs of the 1980s, was woven together by Allen with his comprehensive knowledge of the repertoire and his customary wit and performed with relish and commitment by the entire ensemble.
by Peter Nason - Dec 26, 2018
BWW reviewer, Peter Nason, celebrates 2018 with his choices for the best in local theatre (Tampa, St. Pete and Sarasota) that the past year had to offer.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2018
Two of Broadway's most endearing leading ladies-Andrea McArdle and Donna McKechnie-celebrate two of America's most beloved musical theatre composers-Stephen Sondheim and Marvin Hamlisch-at Feinstein's at the Nikko on Friday, January 18 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, January 19 (8 p.m.).
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2018
The Menier Chocolate Factory today announces that Andy Nyman will lead the company as Tevye in its major revival of one of the world's most-beloved musicals of all time, Fiddler on the Roof, in a new staging by Trevor Nunn. The production opens on 5 December, with previews from 23 November, and runs until 9 March. Booking is open for supporters of the Menier with public booking opening on 5 September.
by TV News Desk - Aug 30, 2018
Jane Krakowski has joined the upcoming comedy series on Apple about Emily Dickinson, according to Variety.
by E.H. Reiter - Apr 19, 2019
CATS captured the hearts and imaginations of people worldwide and the most current touring revival has found a home at Broadway San Diego though April 21st.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2019
Internationally renowned actor, writer, singer, producer, and director Ray Shell recently celebrated the 35th anniversary of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Starlight Express with a live Q&A and performance at Spoonfed New York Country. Ray originated the lead role of 'Rusty' in the show's West End production.