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by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2019
Harry Townsend's Last Stand a new play written by George Eastman (The Snow Job; Bitter Exchange) and directed by Karen Carpenter will premiere at New York City Center Stage II.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2019
BroadwayWorld has a first look at Alice Ripley  as Norma Desmond in North Shore Music Theatre's production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Masterwork, SUNSET BOULEVARD, playing for two-weeks only from Tuesday, September 24 thru Sunday, October 6, 2019. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019
This Month, 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 - Sep 25, 2019
BroadwayWorld has a first look at Alice Ripley  as Norma Desmond in North Shore Music Theatre's production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Masterwork, SUNSET BOULEVARD, playing for two-weeks only from Tuesday, September 24 thru Sunday, October 6, 2019. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019
Edith Piaf and Marlene Dietrich were two of the greatest names in international show business during much of the 20th century. At a time when popular culture was still defined by a small handful of artists, these were two of the biggest. Piaf enchanted the world with her singing, her moving life story, and unostentatious appearance; while Dietrich's beauty, elegance, and bewitching stare helped to define the meaning of a Hollywood star. They were both divas without compromise, whose lives were as theatrical as their performances. Yet, these two women, who couldn't be more dissimilar and approached life and art in very different ways, became fast friends and eventually lovers.
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 24, 2019
The New York Pops just hosted its annual cabaret fundraiser at Feinstein's/54 Below last night, September 23, starring Tony and Drama Desk nominee Norm Lewis. The event is hosted by New York Pops Music Director Steven Reineke.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 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. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announces additional casting for the Broadway Center Stage production of Footloose.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019
This week, the cast of the fairest panto in the land came together for the first time in costume to officially launch Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs which plays atBirmingham Hippodrome from Saturday 21 December 2019 - Sunday 2 February 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2019
On Friday, August 30, the theatre community lost dramaturg Robert Blacker, who passed away suddenly at the age of 71. Longtime collaborator Des McAnuff, who worked with Blacker at La Jolla Playhouse and Stratford Shakespeare Festival, writes a tribute to his friend below:
by in 1: the podcast - Sep 11, 2019
This week we are sitting down with Emmy Nominated Scenic Designer Jason Sherwood! Jason is nominated for the production design of 'RENT Live' and he gives us the full deep dive into his set for this groundbreaking production. From it's development along side Michael Greif, to figuring out audience locations and camera blocking, to how to transition the story from place to place, Jason is giving us the inside scoop on all of it.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2019
Kevin Cahoon will headline Theatre Under The Stars Education Celebration acting as both entertainment and emcee.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2019
La Jolla Playhouse announces a special fundraising event: The Who's Tommy: A Staged Concert Benefiting La Jolla Playhouse on Monday, October 14 at 7:30pm in the Mandell Weiss Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2019
The Colony Theatre in Burbank has announced The Music of Brian Gallagher, an evening featuring Broadway stars singing Gallagher's songs, on Saturday, October 19, at 8pm. Set to appear are Megan Hilty, Carly Hughes, Matt Cusson, and Carrie Manolakos, with more to be announced. At this event, music from Gallagher's concept album Brownstone will be heard live on the West Coast for the first time.
by Julie Musbach - Sep 10, 2019
Slave Play, the acclaimed new work by Jeremy O. Harris, directed by Robert O'Hara, is on its way to making its Broadway debut.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres, Robert Hastie today announces the full casting for his revival of Guys and Dolls - Natalie Casey (Miss Adelaide), Darragh Cowley (Lt Brannigan), Dafydd Emyr (Big Jule), Jacob Fisher (Harry the Horse), Adrian Hansel (Benny Southstreet), Dawn Hope (General Cartwright), Kadiff Kirwan (Sky Masterson), TJ Lloyd (Nicely-Nicely Johnson), Matthew Malthouse (Rusty Charlie), Martin Marquez (Nathan Detroit), Ross McLaren (Angie the Ox), Garry Robson (Arvide Abernathy), and Alex Young (Sarah Brown) with Shaquille Brush (Havana Boy), Frances Camier (Havana Girl), Charlotte Coggin, Adam Denman, Emily Dunn, Tash Holway, Samantha Hull, Kate Playdon and Anthony Starr. The production opens on 12 December, with previews from 7 December, and runs until 18 January 2020.
by TV News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
Singer, Kimberly Nichole is dropping the first single entitled “The Witch” from her new unreleased album “West Coast Seattle Girl” on Halloween, Thursday, October 31st, 2019. The new single is Kimberly's homage to her life as a night-life, wild child. The song is also a remake of her hometown garage band pioneers, The Sonics', major hit “The Witch” from the 1970s. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2019
La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast of its upcoming fundraising event: The Who's Tommy: A Staged Concert Benefiting La Jolla Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2019
What Will the Neighbors Say? is thrilled to announce our second bi-annual symposium, 'Agency in Storytelling.' The symposium is being produced by WWTNS? in association with Becky Abramowitz and Kori Rushton of IRT Theatre, who will host the event. The symposium will consider who can, and should, tell which stories - on stage and screen, in literature and through visual art. The discussion will examine the intersection of privilege, visibility and influence, and how that directly affects the access and space given to certain stories and their stakeholders. The symposium will be held on Wednesday October 9th, 2019 at 7pm at IRT Theatre, located at 154 Christopher St, New York, NY 10014. Tickets are pay what you wish, and are available at www.irttheater.org. Following the discussion, there will be a reception with the panellists at the venue with an open bar which all patrons are welcome to attend.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2019
The Path Fund Inc. announces the initial list of performers that will appear at the 26th Annual ROCKERS ON BROADWAY.  The event will honor and TONY Award-winner for The Color Purple a?" LA CHANZE and legendary Grammy Award-winning music producer a?" RUSS TITELMAN,
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019
Casting has been announced for Pittsburgh CLO's exclusive engagement of the hit musical comedy FOREVER PLAID at the Greer Cabaret Theater October 31 - December 29, 2019. Don't miss the legendary Off-Broadway smash that has been making crowds swoon for years. Join 'the Plaids' as they pay affectionate - and hilarious - musical homage to the close-harmony crooners of the 1950s.
by Gil Kaan - Oct 2, 2019
Musician/songwriter/actor/family man Brian Gallagher will west coast premiere live his latest concept album BROADWAY STARS SING THE MUSIC OF BRIAN GALLAGHER at the Colony Theatre for one night only October 19, 2019. Performing his songs will be Carly Hughes, Matt Cusson, Carrie Manolakos and, a star in her own right, Brian's wife Megan Hilty (and others, yet to be announced). I had the chance to pepper Brian Gallagher about his creative process and his not-so-secret weapon.
by Charles Shubow - Oct 11, 2019
Walter Bobbie demonstrates his amazing direction.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
BroadwayWorld has a first look at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' Broadway Center Stage production of Footloose, the explosive Broadway musical set to the rockin' rhythm of the film's Oscar® and Grammy®-nominated Top 40 score and augmented with dynamic new Tony®-nominated songs for the stage musical.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019
Signature Theatre announced today the full cast and creative team for A Chorus Line with music by Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics by Edward Kleban and book by James Kirkwood Jr. & Nicholas Dante. A Chorus Line will run from October 29, 2019 - January 5, 2020 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre and will be directed by Signature Theatre Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Signature's Passion, Billy Elliot) and choreographed by Tony Award nominee Denis Jones (Broadway's Tootsie, Signature's Crazy for You).
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2019
Make haste to downtown Aurora when Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks brings its summer touring production, The Comedy of Errors, to Thomas J. Weisner RiverEdge Park, 360 N. Broadway, for a free performance on Saturday, August 3.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2019
Alice Ripley Returns to The Green Room 42 on July 20th with her solo performance, Ripley Prescription for Love and Recovery. The Tony winning actress will be joined by music director Brad Simmons for the evening.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2019
San Diego Repertory Theatre (San Diego REP) announced today that they will be partnering with the San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts (SDSCPA) and R & R Productions, LLC for the world premiere musical 33 13 - House of Dreams. Written by local San Diegans Jonathan Rosenberg and Brad Ross, with additional contributions by Steve Gunderson and Javier Velasco, the debut production chronicles the success of Gold Star Recording Studios through the history of rock 'n' roll. The production will feature direction and choreography by Javier Velasco with musical direction and arrangements by Steve Gunderson. 33 13 - House of Dreams will run August 1 - 25, 2019, at San Diego REP's Lyceum Stage Theatre, with previews August 1 - 6, and press opening on Wednesday, August 7 at 7:00 p.m.
by Peter Nason - Jun 17, 2019
A perfect remedy for the summertime blahs.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2019
Izen and Koepfinger's 'Eve of Beltane' tells the oh so familiar tale of forbidden love and examines the very fabric of its nature. Beyond time, beyond space, we find that divine love can penetrate all boundaries - race, nation, and class. This timeless drama features the music and lyrics of Joe Izen with Henry Aronson as Musical Director. Cailin Heffernan will direct. Production Stage Management is by Byron C. Saunders.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2019
The cold never bothered Broadway anyway! Frozen is now playing at the historic St. James Theatre, where it opened on Thursday, March 22, 2018 and has been in the top 10 best-selling shows every week, establishing itself as the biggest musical hit of its season. Having grossed more than any new Broadway musical since Hamilton and set four St. James Theatre house records in less than a year, Frozen has been seen by nearly 1M people since its Denver pre-Broadway engagement. As the summer days heat up, we're cooling down by getting to know the current 2019 cast!
by Paula Kiger - Jul 31, 2019
Have you ever 'trash talked' a fellow theater-goer as you passed each other in the aisle? Probably not, right?
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2019
Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) is pleased to announce full casting for of the world premiere of the new musical Scotland, PA, featuring a book by Michael Mitnick, music & lyrics by Adam Gwon, directed by Lonny Price and choreographed by Josh Rhodes.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2019
Tony Award winner and songwriter Alice Ripley will perform at Feinstein's/54 Below on August 29 & 30 at 9:30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2019
Stray Dog Theatre is excited to announce its 2019-2020 season. All subscriptions and individual tickets will go on sale August 1, 2019. For more information please visit our website at www.straydogtheatre.org.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2019
Deafinitely Theatre today announce the full cast of Sarah Kane's 4.48 Psychosis UK tour. Artistic Director of Deafinitely Theatre, Paula Garfield, directs William Grint, Erin Hutchings, Esther McAuley and Jamie Rea. Opening at New Diorama Theatre on 31 October, with previews from 29 October and running until 6 November; the production then tours to Derby Theatre from 8a?" 10 November, before concluding its run at Wales Millennium Centre from 20 a?" 23 November.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2019
The New York Pops will host its annual cabaret fundraiser at Feinstein's/54 Below on Monday, September 23, 2019 at 5:30 p.m.(performance at 6:30 p.m.) starring Tony and Drama Desk nominee Norm Lewis. The event is hosted by New York Pops Music Director Steven Reineke.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2019
Edith Piaf and Marlene Dietrich were two of the greatest names in international show business during much of the 20th century. At a time when popular culture was still defined by a small handful of artists, these were two of the biggest. Piaf enchanted the world with her singing, her moving life story, and unostentatious appearance; while Dietrich's beauty, elegance, and bewitching stare helped to define the meaning of a Hollywood star. They were both divas without compromise, whose lives were as theatrical as their performances. Yet, these two women, who couldn't be more dissimilar and approached life and art in very different ways, became fast friends and eventually lovers.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2019
San Diego Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere musical 33 1/3 - House of Dreams. Written by local San Diegans Jonathan Rosenberg and Brad Ross, with additional contributions by Steve Gunderson and Javier Velasco, the debut production chronicles the success of Gold Star Recording Studios through the history of rock 'n' roll.
by Sarah Hookey - Jul 16, 2019
LaVon Fisher-Wilson and the Vonettes Presents THE QUEENS OF FUNK AND SOUL Concert at The Triad.  The Triad Theatre is located at 158 West 72nd Street, New York, NY.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 29, 2019
Today's top stories: the soundtrack to JUDY is coming September 27 featuring Renee Zellweger, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2019
This Month, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2019
 As the nation commemorates the 50th anniversary of Woodstock this month, Remember Jones jumps into the festivities by presenting The Who's entire a?oeTommya?? album, which the band released 50 years ago and played in its entirety at Woodstock.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2019
Playhouse on Park kicks off Season 11 With Dan Goggin's NUNSENSE, running September 18 a?" October 13. Revel in the madness of this hilariously funny musical comedy, featuring a troupe of dancing, singing nuns. NUNSENSE follows the crazy antics of five nuns from the Little Sisters of Hoboken convent. When their cook, Sister Julia, Child of God, accidentally serves some tainted soup, poisoning 52 of the sisters, the five surviving nuns must band together to raise funds for their burials. The score pulses with merriment and an unabashed desire to make you laugh, with songs and spontaneous comic interludes paced at breakneck speed.
by Roy Berko - Aug 24, 2019
Kenneth Lonergan is noted for writing about decent people who are unexpectedly challenged by issues of ethics. In his 'Lobby Hero,' now on stage at Blank Canvas, the 2016 Oscar winner for 'Manchester by the Sea' specifically asks, 'What happens when emotions come in conflict with principles.'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 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 - Aug 20, 2019
North Shore Music Theatre has announced complete casting for the upcoming production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's masterwork, SUNSET BOULEVARD, which will star the previously announced Alice Ripley as the fading Hollywood star, Norma Desmond.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2019
La Mirada Theatre For The Performing Arts & Mccoy Rigby Entertainment present the West Coast Premiere of GRUMPY OLD MEN: THE MUSICAL, book by Dan Remmes, music by Neil Berg, lyrics by Nick Meglin, (Adapted from the Warner Bros. motion picture written by Mark Steven Johnson), additional orchestrations by Phil Reno, choreography by Michele Lynch, musical direction by Benet Braun and direction by Matt Lenz.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2019
San Diego Repertory Theatre (San Diego REP) has announced the extension of its production run of 33 1/3 a?" House of Dreams, the world premiere musical written by local San Diegans Jonathan Rosenberg and Brad Ross, with additional contributions by Steve Gunderson and Javier Velasco, direction by Velasco and musical direction and arrangements by Gunderson. The show's run began August 1, 2019 and has been extended through Sunday, September 1, 2019 in the Lyceum Stage Theatre at San Diego REP.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2019
This Month, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
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