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Photo Flash: MAMMA MIA! Comes to Theatre By the Sea
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2018

Prepare to have the time of your life! Sophie, a 20-year-old bride-to-be, is on the search for her father. After reading her mother's diary, she discovers there are three potential suitors. Unbeknownst to her mother, Donna, Sophie invites each of them to her wedding, in hopes of having one of them walk her down the aisle. As the big day draws near, surprises abound with old flames and old friends. (more...)

Little Theatre Of Manchester Announces 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

The Little Theatre of Manchester (LTM) announced today its 2019 season. Beginning in February, LTM will produce five popular titles: Ken Ludwig's THE GAME'S AFOOT, a murderously funny mystery; the Tony and Grammy award-winning musical sensation DREAMGIRLS; the searing Tony award-winning drama THE NORMAL HEART; and THE DIXIE SWIM CLUB, a hilarious and touching comedy about friendships. The final title is international sensation MAMMA MIA!, the smash hit musical based on the songs of ABBA. (more...)

BWW Review: A Bold and Creative ANNE OF GREEN GABLES: A NEW FOLK ROCK MUSICAL Makes History at Merry-Go-Round Playhouse
by Natasha Ashley - Jul 8, 2018

Broadway in the Finger Lakes is at it again in bringing a new and creative musical to audiences at Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, a theatrical gem located in Auburn's beautiful Emerson Park. The new musical Anne of Green Gables: A new Folk Rock Musical comes to the theatre directly from four sold out performances in Broadway in the Finger Lakes' 2017 theatre series, The PiTCH. The production is modern and creative and the show is truly something special. (more...)

The Worldwide Smash Hit Musical MAMMA MIA! Announces Full Cast Of International Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2018

The full cast has just been announced for the international tour of the sensational feel-good musical MAMMA MIA! (more...)

Shakespeare Is Back At Lost Nation Theater With TWELFTH NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2018

Does the world seem all topsy-turvy and in need of love to you? Join Lost Nation Theater for a play that was especially written, by one of the greatest English-language playwrights of all time, for a time when things were definitely turned upside-down: Twelfth Night-or what you will. (more...)

VIDEO: Get a First Look at MAMMA MIA! at STAGES! St. Louis
by Stage Tube - Jul 31, 2018

STAGES St. Louis continues its 32nd Season with the dazzling show MAMMA MIA!. Join STAGES July 20th through August 19th at the Robert G. Reim Theatre in Kirkwood for this romantic, funny, and festive musical. (more...)

MAMMA MIA! Begins This August at Broadway At Music Circus
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2018

The 2018 season continues with the Broadway At Music Circus premiere of the mega-hit musical comedy Mamma Mia!, which has been seen by millions of people worldwide and launched two enormously popular movies. The plot involves a woman who, on the eve of her wedding, attempts to discover the identity of her father by bringing three men from her mother's past back to an island paradise. Featuring more than 20 hit songs by pop super-group ABBA, including "Dancing Queen," "Take a Chance on Me," "The Name of the Game" and "The Winner Takes It All," this high-spirited, feel-good international sensation has audiences singing and dancing in the aisles. Performances of Mamma Mia! are Tuesday, August 7 through Sunday, August 12 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. Ticket availability for the show is extremely limited due to high demand. (more...)

BWW Review: MAMMA MIA! at Solvang Festival Theater
by Anna Jensen - Jul 31, 2018

A musical comedy set to the ebullient music of Swedish pop group, Abba, Mamma Mia! takes audiences on a toe-tapping journey to a wedding on a small island near Greece. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at MAMMA MIA! at the Ordway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2018

Take a first look at the new production of MAMMA MIA!, the beloved international smash hit stage musical, which opened at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts just days before the release of the highly anticipated Hollywood motion picture, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again. Check out photos below! (more...)

Photo Flash: MAMMA MIA at Flatrock Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2018

Premiering on the West End in 1999 and Broadway in 2002, Mamma Mia earned commercial and critical success. It received 5 Tony nominations including Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical, and Best Orchestrations. Mamma Mia is the longest running jukebox musical on Broadway and sits comfortably in the top ten longest-running Broadway shows. This musical features notable favorites 'Thank You for the Music,' 'Dancing Queen,' and 'Take a Chance on Me.' (more...)

Totem Pole Playhouse Adds Extra Seating To Accommodate MAMMA MIA! Opening
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2018

Totem Pole Playhouse, America's beloved summer theatre, located in Caledonia State Park between Gettysburg and Chambersburg, PA, has announced that the Playhouse's production of the mega-hit Broadway musical Mamma Mia! set a new box office record for advance ticket sales in the Playhouse's 68-year history. To date, over $280,000.00 in tickets have been sold putting the show on track to surpass last season's box office record-breaking production of Million Dollar Quartet. Due to the high demand for tickets, Totem Pole is reopening the 42-seat Club Section in the rear of the historic theatre which was removed several seasons ago. Mamma Mia! will begin performances this Friday at 8PM and Saturday at 2PM and 8PM with three low cost $20.00 general admission previews followed by the official Opening Sunday afternoon at 2PM. The production is scheduled to run through August 19th, a week longer than the previous three shows in the summer season. (more...)

Vicky's Of Santa Fe Announces The 2019 Show Supper Club Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2018

Vicky's of Santa Fe located on Highway 111 & Club Drive in Indian Wells will host the 2019 Show Supper Club Series.  An array of Broadway style song and dance shows featuring Broadway credited performers and music artists presented in an intimate and elegant dinner concert setting. (more...)

Photo Flash: MAMMA MIA! Wows Audiences At STAGES St. Louis
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2018

STAGES St. Louis continues its 32nd Season with the dazzling show MAMMA MIA!. Join STAGES now through August 19th at the Robert G. Reim Theatre in Kirkwood for this romantic, funny, and festive musical.  (more...)

MAMMA MIA! Makes Its Sparkling Debut At STAGES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2018

STAGES St. Louis continues its 32nd Season with the dazzling show MAMMA MIA!. Join STAGES July 20th through August 19th at the Robert G. Reim Theatre in Kirkwood for this romantic, funny, and festive musical. (more...)

Founding Mystics Singer Reveals Story Behind 'Hushabye'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2018

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Flat Rock Playhouse Presents 70'S SUMMER NIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2018

Flat Rock Playhouse continues the 2018 season Music on the Rock Concert Series with 70's Summer Nights. Audiences can expect an upbeat evening of dance, drama, and delight at this Music on the Rock Concert. (more...)

Grand Rapids Civic Theatre Reveals 2018/19 Surprise Musical
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2018

When Grand Rapids Civic Theatre unveiled their lineup for the upcoming 2018/2019 season, there was a notable absence in the ensemble. One of their shows was deemed a "surprise musical" due to the production's licensing agreement with Civic Theatre. Several suspenseful months later, our guessing games can, at last, be put to rest… (more...)

EDINBURGH 2018: BWW Q&A- Barry Loves You
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 23, 2018

BWW catches up with Barry Ferns to chat about bringing Barry Loves You to the 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

MAMMA MIA! Concludes 3-D Theatricals 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2018

3-D Theatricals of Los Angeles concludes its 2017-2018 Season with the international smash hit Mamma Mia!, dazzling audiences on stage from August 3 - 12 (with an official press opening August 4) at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center and August 17 - 26 at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Theatre By The Sea Adds Performances of MAMMA MIA!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2018

Theatre By The Sea's owner and producer Bill Hanney, who recently opened the worldwide mega-hit Mamma Mia! at his historic seaside playhouse, is pleased to announce that due to popular demand and limited seating availability, two additional matinee performances have been added on Sunday, July 8 at 1:00 pm and Wednesday, July 11 at 2:00 pm. (more...)

CNBC Transcript: U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on CNBC's "Squawk Box" Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2018

CNBC Transcript: U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on CNBC's “Squawk Box” Today (more...)

VIDEO: MAMMA MIA! Opens Tonight at the Sofia Opera and Ballet
by Stage Tube - Jul 18, 2018

The beloved jukebox musical is heading to Bulgaria!  (more...)

Review Roundup: The Critics Weigh In On HEARTBREAK HOTEL in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

Broadway In Chicago presents HEARTBREAK HOTEL, a musical premiere that ignites the stage of the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place (175 E. Chestnut). Get a first look below! (more...)

North Shore Music Theatre Presents The Smash Hit MAMMA MIA! For An Extended Run
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

Audiences will be dancing in the aisles when Bill Hanney's award-winning North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT) presents their original in-the-round production of the worldwide musical phenomenon, MAMMA MIA! for an extended 4 week run. Performances of MAMMA MIA! begins on Tuesday, August 7 and playing through Sunday, September 2, 2018. (more...)

Flat Rock Playhouse Presents MAMMA MIA!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

The Flat Rock Playhouse continues the 2018 season with the highly anticipated blockbuster musical, Mamma Mia! This spirited jukebox musical featuring the music of the hit Swedish pop group, ABBA, tells the story of a daughter's search to find her father before her upcoming wedding. The soon-to-be bride, Sophie, decides to take matters into her own hands when her independent mother, Donna, refuses to talk about her past, including the identity of Sophie's father. While Donna, the former lead singer of the 1970's pop group, Donna and the Dynamos, helps Sophie get ready for the wedding, Sophie secretly invites three men who could be her father to the wedding. When the three could-be fathers arrive, things might not be as clear-cut as Sophie thought. Guided by the fabulous music of ABBA, Mamma Mia stands out as a worldwide phenomenon that has audiences singing along and dancing the night away. (more...)

Cape Rep Theatre Presents Cape Premiere of MAMMA MIA!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

Cape Rep Theatre continues its 2018 season with the Broadway musical sensation, MAMMA MIA!, music and lyrics by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus, and some songs with Stig Anderson, book by Catherine Johnson, originally conceived by Judy Cramer, August 1 through September 2: Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7 pm, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm, and Sundays at 2 pm. There is no performance Sunday, August 5th. Tickets are $40. Pay-What-You-Can-Night is the first Friday, August 3. Student Rush tickets also available. Call the box office for details. Cape Rep Indoor Theater. North Side Route 6A E. Brewster. 508.896.1888 or www.caperep.org. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at MAMMA MIA! At STAGES St. Louis
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

The ultimate feel-good show, MAMMA MIA! uses the music of ABBA to tell the hilarious and touching tale of a teen's search for her birth father on a Greek Island paradise. See why 54 million people all around the world have fallen in love with this pop-music phenomenon of a mother, a daughter, three possible dads, and an unforgettable trip down the aisle! Chock full of explosive dance numbers, you'll want to unleash your inner "Dancing Queen" with such ABBA hits as "Winner Takes It All," "Take a Chance On Me," and the smash title tune, "Mamma Mia." This enchanting tale of love between mothers and daughters, laughter between old friends, and a celebration of newly found family is a guaranteed non-stop party that you won't want to miss!! (more...)

BWW Review: MAMMA MIA Gets You Feeling Like a Dancing Queen at Red Mountain Theatre Company
by David Edward Perry - Jul 13, 2018

'Mamma Mia' brings touching ballads, tight harmonies and rocking dance numbers. The entire cast is beaming with much joy and pride in what they are doing up on stage. It's impressive production with vibrant energy. Audience erupts into cheers and applause during each of the chart topping hits by ABBA. Looking around the audience you can see faces enjoying the production and the memories in the music. (more...)

Shakespeare Is Back At Lost Nation Theater With TWELFTH NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

Does the world seem all topsy-turvy and in need of love to you? Join Lost Nation Theater for a play that was especially written, by one of the greatest English-language playwrights of all time, for a time when things were definitely turned upside-down: Twelfth Night-or what you will. (more...)

Sole Surviving Heartbreakers Member Walter Lure Announces New Album With The Waldos
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

Recently signed to Cleopatra Records, Walter Lure & The Waldos have announced their new album 'Wacka Lacka Boom Bop A Loom Bam Boo'. This is the first new album in 24 years from legendary guitarist-vocalist Walter Lure, an original member of The Heartbreakers, who spearheaded the first wave of punk rock.  (more...)

EDINBURGH 2018: BWW Q&A- Adele Cliff
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 12, 2018

BWW speaks to Adele Cliff about taking Sheep to the 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

BWW Review: MAMMA MIA at North Shore Music Theatre
by David Tompkins - Aug 9, 2018

Feeling down in the dumps? A little worn out and tired from a long summer? Ready for the Kids to just get back in school already? I have just the cure for you. (more...)

Photo Flash: North Shore Music Theatre Presents MAMMA MIA!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2018

Audiences will be dancing in the aisles when Bill Hanney's award-winning North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT) presents their original in-the-round production of the worldwide musical phenomenon, MAMMA MIA! for an extended 4 week run. Performances of MAMMA MIA! begins on Tuesday, August 7 and playing through Sunday, September 2, 2018. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look at MAMMA MIA! at North Shore Music Theatre
by Stage Tube - Aug 8, 2018

Audiences will be dancing in the aisles when Bill Hanney's award-winning North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT) presents their original in-the-round production of the worldwide musical phenomenon, MAMMA MIA! for an extended 4 week run. Performances of MAMMA MIA! begins on Tuesday, August 7 and playing through Sunday, September 2, 2018. (more...)

BWW Review: MAMMA MIA Dances Into Broadway At Music Circus
by Courtney Symes - Aug 8, 2018

A glorious two hours to lose yourself and revert to your carefree younger years-that is what Mamma Mia delivers with gusto. It's a sublime soundtrack of the 70's, complete with platform heels and free love. Comprised entirely of songs from the Swedish pop group, ABBA, Mamma Mia transports you from smoky California directly to the clear, cerulean seas of a fictional Greek island. (more...)

BWW Previews: MAMMA MIA at North Shore Music Theatre
by David Tompkins - Aug 8, 2018

Audiences can expect to have the time of their life at MAMMA MIA! Join Sophie, a 20-year-old bride-to-be, as she searches for her father, who she has never known. After reading her mother's diary, she discovers there are three potential candidates, and unbeknownst to her mother, she invites each of them in hopes of having one of them walk her down the aisle. As the big day draws near, surprises abound for her mother, Donna, with the arrival of old flames and old friends. MAMMA MIA! is packed with 22 of ABBA's greatest hits, including 'Dancing Queen,' 'Super Trouper,' 'Take a Chance on Me,' and 'The Winner Takes It All.' (more...)

North Shore Music Theatre Presents The Smash Hit MAMMA MIA! For An Extended Run
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

Audiences will be dancing in the aisles when Bill Hanney's award-winning North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT) presents their original in-the-round production of the worldwide musical phenomenon, MAMMA MIA! for an extended 4 week run. Performances of MAMMA MIA! begins today, August 7 and playing through Sunday, September 2, 2018. (more...)

MAMMA MIA! Begins This August at Broadway At Music Circus
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

The 2018 season continues with the Broadway At Music Circus premiere of the mega-hit musical comedy Mamma Mia!, which has been seen by millions of people worldwide and launched two enormously popular movies. The plot involves a woman who, on the eve of her wedding, attempts to discover the identity of her father by bringing three men from her mother's past back to an island paradise. Featuring more than 20 hit songs by pop super-group ABBA, including "Dancing Queen," "Take a Chance on Me," "The Name of the Game" and "The Winner Takes It All," this high-spirited, feel-good international sensation has audiences singing and dancing in the aisles. Performances of Mamma Mia! are Today, August 7 through Sunday, August 12 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. Ticket availability for the show is extremely limited due to high demand. (more...)

BWW Interview: Tyrone Huntley Talks HOMOS, OR EVERYONE IN AMERICA
by Rona Kelly - Aug 7, 2018

If Tyrone Huntley could sum of the last few years, it would be just one word: 'Crazy!' From working with wonderful teams of creatives such as Sonia Friedman, to playing Judas in Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's acclaimed Jesus Christ Superstar, 'the possibilities are endless' for this young actor.  This summer, Tyrone is set to feature in Homos, or Everyone in America, the European premiere of this play. Catching  up during rehearsals, he shared his excitement for taking on this role, thoughts on the last few years, and what advice he would give to others on a similar trajectory. (more...)

Photo Flash: MAMMA MIA! Dances Into Broadway at Music Circus
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

The 2018 season continues with the Broadway At Music Circus premiere of the mega-hit musical comedy Mamma Mia!, which has been seen by millions of people worldwide and launched two enormously popular movies.  The plot involves a woman who, on the eve of her wedding, attempts to discover the identity of her father by bringing three men from her mother's past back to an island paradise.  Featuring more than 20 hit songs by pop super-group ABBA, including "Dancing Queen," "Take a Chance on Me," "The Name of the Game" and "The Winner Takes It All," this high-spirited, feel-good international sensation has audiences singing and dancing in the aisles.  Performances of Mamma Mia! are Tuesday, August 7 through Sunday, August 12 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion.  Ticket availability for the show is extremely limited due to high demand. (more...)

Review: MAMMA MIA! Celebrates the Power of Family, Friendship and the Universal Need for Love and Acceptance
by Shari Barrett - Aug 6, 2018

Somewhere in the world tonight there are 7 performances of the hit musical MAMMA MIA! onstage entertaining audiences. In fact, the show based on the music by Swedish pop group ABBA, has become so popular that the only continent where a regional or touring production has not occurred is Antarctica, and the show has set the record for premiering in more cities faster than any other musical in history. And after seeing the current 3-D Theatricals production, it's easy to see why audiences continue to fill theaters to experience the fun, spectacle, great music, and overall happy atmosphere generated by this feel-good musical. (more...)

BWW Review: MAMMA MIA! Sparkles and Shimmers at Stages St. Louis
by Tanya Seale - Aug 3, 2018

Mamma Mia! is an entertaining musical experience at any venue, with any cast, but Stages St. Louis' production is an especially satiating late-summer treat, featuring a rockin' beach party atmosphere and all the chart-topping ABBA hits you know, including "Dancing Queen," "Winner Takes It All," "Take a Chance on Me," and of course, "Mamma Mia." (more...)

Flat Rock Playhouse Presents 70'S SUMMER NIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2018

Flat Rock Playhouse continues the 2018 season Music on the Rock Concert Series with 70's Summer Nights. Audiences can expect an upbeat evening of dance, drama, and delight at this Music on the Rock Concert. (more...)

Emmy-Nominated Writer and Producer Kenya Barris Signs Overall Deal with Netflix
by TV News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

Netflix welcomes Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated writer and producer Kenya Barris. Barris has entered into a multi-year overall deal to produce new series exclusively at Netflix, starting today, August 16. Under the deal, Barris will write and executive produce all projects through his production company, Khalabo Ink Society. (more...)

The Arvada Center Opens Its 43rd Season With MAMMA MIA!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2018

The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities will open its 43rd theatre season with the hit Broadway musical Mamma Mia! directed by Rod A. Lansberry, on Friday, September 7, 2018. Mamma Mia! is based on the songs of ABBA, one of the most popular international pop groups of all time. It follows a young bride's quest to discover the true identity of her father and the story unfolds to hilarious consequence when she invites three men from her mother's past to her wedding. Since its premiere in 1999, it's been performed in over 40 countries, and every day, there are at least seven performances being staged somewhere in the world. The 2018 - 2019 Theatre Season Presenting Sponsor is Lutheran Medical Center. (more...)

Theatre Week 2018 Launches With Ticket Discounts And Free Events
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2018

theatreWashington today announced plans for Theatre Week 2018, a three week celebration that will offer $15 and $35 tickets to over 20 productions, a free Kickoff Party, and other free special events. (more...)

VIDEO: Highlights From MAMMA MIA! at North Shore Music Theatre
by Stage Tube - Aug 14, 2018

Audiences will be dancing in the aisles when Bill Hanney's award-winning North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT) presents their original in-the-round production of the worldwide musical phenomenon, MAMMA MIA! for an extended 4 week run. Performances of MAMMA MIA! begins on Tuesday, August 7 and playing through Sunday, September 2, 2018. (more...)

BWW Review: ON YOUR FEET at DCPA
by Jon Bee - Aug 14, 2018

Icon. A word of only four letters, and yet it holds so much weight for many people. It is not hard to think of musical icons: Michael Jackson, Aretha Franklin, even Britney Spears. Among the elite is also Gloria Estefan, whose own personal life is on full display in the latest show to come to DCPA, On Your Feet! (more...)

VIDEO: Francesca Arostegui Talks Playing Sophie in MAMMA MIA at Music Circus
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2018

What's it like to play Sophie at Broadway At Music Circus? Francesca Arostegui (Sophie, Mamma Mia!) answers this and other fan questions in the video below! (more...)

Cape Rep Theatre Presents Cape Premiere of MAMMA MIA!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2018

Cape Rep Theatre continues its 2018 season with the Broadway musical sensation, MAMMA MIA!, music and lyrics by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus, and some songs with Stig Anderson, book by Catherine Johnson, originally conceived by Judy Cramer, August 1 through September 2: Tuesdays, Todays and Thursdays at 7 pm, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm, and Sundays at 2 pm. There is no performance Sunday, August 5th. Tickets are $40. Pay-What-You-Can-Night is the first Friday, August 3. Student Rush tickets also available. Call the box office for details. Cape Rep Indoor Theater. North Side Route 6A E. Brewster. 508.896.1888 or www.caperep.org. (more...)

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