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by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

Sarah Litzsinger joins the amazing cast to sing in the Benefit Cabaret, 'Tim Realbuto & Friends Sing Jeanine Tesori'. (more...)

54 SINGS 1776, Kyle Dean Massey, Samantha Barks and More Coming Up at Feinstein's/54 Below This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

This July, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

Scoop: THE GONG SHOW on ABC - Monday, July 10, 2017
by - Jul 7, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE GONG SHOW, airing on ABC on Monday, July 10, 2017! (more...)

People's Light Announces Second Round of the New Play Frontiers Residency & Commission Program
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

People's Light is proud to announce Sanjit De Silva, James Ijames, Deepa Purohit, and Laura Schellhardt as the participating playwrights in the second round of the company's groundbreaking New Play Frontiers Residency & Commission program. The playwrights officially begin the program on July 9, 2017, in conjunction with the final performance of Project Dawn by Karen Hartman, the first New Play Frontiers play to premiere at People's Light. This second round of residencies and commissions, along with the production of Project Dawn, are made possible in part by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. (more...)

Eden Espinosa to Mentor Top Talents at 2017 Songbook Academy in Carmel
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

Broadway star Eden Espinosa has joined the team of professional mentors for the Great American Songbook Foundation's 2017 Songbook Academy, the nation's only summer youth music intensive focused on the timeless standards of jazz, pop, Broadway and Hollywood. (more...)

New Sendak Picture Book To Publish In Fall 2018
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017


Scoop: BLUE BLOODS on CBS - Friday, July 21, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jul 6, 2017

Get all the scoop on BLUE BLOODS, airing on CBS on Friday, July 21, 2017! (more...)

Milwaukee Rep Elects 8 New Trustees
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Milwaukee Repertory Theater is proud to announce that Joaquin Altoro (SVP, Town Bank), Ivor J. Benjamin, MD (Center Director, Professor at Medical College of Wisconsin), Marybeth Cottrill (Director-Private Wealth Advisor BMO Wealth Management), Amy Croen (Co-Founder, Co-President Geneva Capital Management, LLC), Sean Cummings (Senior VP, Global Demand for Harley-Davidson Motor Company), Bradley J. Kalscheur (Partner, Michael Best and Friedrich), Phoebe Lewis (Community Volunteer), and Gina Alberts Peter (Executive VP, Wells Fargo) have been elected to the Board of Trustees for a three year term starting July 1, 2017. (more...)

Full Casting Announced For SUNSET BOULEVARD UK and Ireland Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2017

Michael Harrison, David Ian and Curve are delighted to announce full casting for the forthcoming UK and Ireland tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's award-winning musical SUNSET BOULEVARD. Directed by Nikolai Foster, the tour will open at Curve on Saturday 16 September 2017 (press night Thursday 28 September). Tour schedule below with more dates to be announced soon. (more...)

Scoop: THE GONG SHOW on ABC - Thursday, August 17, 2017
by - Jul 31, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE GONG SHOW, airing on ABC on Thursday, August 17, 2017! (more...)

BWW Interview: Playwright Peter Sinn Nachtrieb Talks BOOM At Theatre503
by Cindy Marcolina - Jul 31, 2017

San Francisco-born Peter Sinn Nachtrieb's hit doomsday comedy Boom, about a biology lab meet-cute with major evolutionary consequences, premiered at the Ars Nova Theatre in New York in 2008. This August, it comes to Theatre503. (more...)

Scoop: THE GONG SHOW on ABC - Thursday, July 20, 2017
by - Jul 3, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE GONG SHOW, airing on ABC on Thursday, July 20, 2017! (more...)

BWW Review: FOOTLOOSE at Surflight Theatre - The reopening of the Beach Haven landmark!
by Gina Zenyuch - Jul 3, 2017

'Footloose' follows a Chicago teen, Ren McCormack, who recently moved to a small town where dancing and rock music have been banned. As he struggles to fit in, he also fights to change the minds of the conservative Reverend Shaw Moore and the entire town. The music is written by Tom Snow with lyrics by Dean Pitchford and additional lyrics by Kenny Loggins. The book is by Pitchford and Walter Bobbie. (more...)

Marblehead School of Ballet to Present Master Classes in Spanish Sevillanas, Modern, and Jazz
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2017

The Marblehead School of Ballet (MSB) will present three exclusive master classes featuring Spanish Sevillanas, modern, and jazz dances during July and August at 115 Pleasant Street in picturesque Marblehead, Massachusetts. The teachers perform with prominent companies, including the Boston Early Music Festival, the Radio City Rockettes, and the Limon Dance Company. (more...)

by Marianka Swain - Jul 27, 2017

Defiantly rejecting the standard jukebox model, Conor McPherson's much-anticipated new work mining the back catalogue of Bob Dylan is labelled 'a play with songs' - or perhaps that should be a play and songs, with two distinct forms of storytelling weaving around one another, reflecting, deepening, revealing, in exquisitely soulful harmony. (more...)

Garry Marshall Theatre Announcs 2017-2018 Inaugural Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Artistic Directors Joseph Leo Bwarie and Dimitri Toscas have set the 2017-2018 Inaugural Season at the newly established nonprofit Garry Marshall Theatre in Burbank. (more...)

Scoop: THE FLASH on THE CW - Tuesday, August 8, 2017
by - Jul 25, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE FLASH, airing on THE CW on Tuesday, August 8, 2017! (more...)

BWW Review: AN OCTOROON is Anything But Black and White at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company
by Evann Normandin - Jul 23, 2017

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company's stunning remount of AN OCTOROON by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, directed by Nataki Garrett reunites the principal cast and production teams from Woolly's sold out 2016 run. Boy, did I move to DC just in time. The Washington Post declares Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company "a national champion of the new-and frequently provocative-American play" and after laughing, crying, and thinking through Woolly's AN OCTOROON I would be hard pressed to find better descriptors. In the heart of the nation's capital, a stone's throw from The White House, AN OCTOROON is a living, breathing, vital dialogue about racial tension in America. (more...)

The Newsboys Are on Their Way to Surflight Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2017

Surflight is thrilled to be presenting Disney's Newsies, the third show in the exciting 2017 season. Newly reopened for 2017 Surflight has been overjoyed with the overwhelming response and tickets sales for its first two shows Footloose and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat as well as its Children's Theatre series and Show Place old fashioned performing ice cream parlour. Surflight's production of Newsies , directed and Choreographed by Paula Hammons Sloan, Assistant Choreographer Liz Troxler and Musical Direction by Michael McAssey, will be the New Jersey Regional premiere. (more...)

Conejo Players to Stage 'Black and White' Version of YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2017

As part of its 59th season in the community, Conejo Players Theatre is staging Mel Brooks' monstrously funny musical, Young Frankenstein, July 14 through August 13, 2017, in Thousand Oaks. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2017

Jenna Leigh Green is most known to television audiences as Sabrina Spellman's nemesis Libby Chessler on three seasons of the hit ABC sitcom 'Sabrina, The Teenage Witch.' She played the role of Heather in the Touchstone Pictures release 'You Again' opposite Kristen Bell, Sigourney Weaver, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Betty White. Ms. Green also recently appeared opposite James Franco in the film 'I Am Michael.' (more...)

Sarah Ruhl's FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70th BIRTHDAY, Starring Kathleen Chalfant, Begins Rehearsals Next Week Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Rehearsals are set to begin on Tuesday, July 25 for the Playwrights Horizons New York premiere production of For Peter Pan on her 70th Birthday, a new play by two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist and Tony Award nominee Sarah Ruhl (Stage Kiss, Dead Man's Cell Phone at Playwrights; In the Next Room, or the vibrator play; The Clean House). (more...)

SUGAR prorroga una semana más en el Teatre Tívoli
by Felipe Velasco - Jul 21, 2017

SUGAR, el musical de Broadway producido por Som-hi Films, prorroga una semana mas, hasta el 6 de agosto, en la que es ya su tercera temporada. Las actuaciones comenzaron el pasado dia 29 de junio en el Teatro Tivoli de Barcelona y, tras el exito de audiencia, continuara una semana mas de lo previsto. (more...)

HELLO, DOLLY! Understudy Linda Mugleston Made Her Dolly Gallagher Levi Debut Yesterday!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

BroadwayWorld has just confirmed that Linda Mugleston made her debut as Dolly Gallagher Levi yesterday afternoon in Hello, Dolly! Mugleston understudies the role and was filling in for Tony winner Bette Midler for the Wednesday matinee performance. Midler was indeed back on for the evening performance. Ticket holders who came to see Midler were offered a refund at the box office. (more...)

Shaunna Hall Joins The Cast of BLUES IS A WOMAN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Sadly, BLUES IS A WOMAN'S beloved guitarist Pat Wilder had an unexpected and serious illness. Although she will recover it will not be in time to join her fellow cast members onstage in August at the Custom Made Theater. (more...)

WHAT WE WERE Receives World Premiere Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Jackson & Caitlin Teeley, in cooperation with The Egremont Barn, is proud to announce the world premiere stage-workshop production What We Were, a new musical. What We Were is a stage adaptation of the 2015 short film by the same name created by Jackson Teeley, Corey Potter and Wilder Bunke. This world premiere workshop features the original three songs from the short film, plus an expanded score with music and lyrics by Jackson Teeley, and an original book by Jackson & Caitlin Teeley. (more...)

36th Annual BATTERY DANCE FESTIVAL Begins 8/13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Battery Dance, in association with Battery Park City Authority, announces the 36th Annual Battery Dance Festival, with free performances on August 13-18, 2017, from 7pm to 9pm against the breathtaking backdrop of the New York Harbor at Robert F. Wagner Jr. Park in Battery Park City, culminating in a closing event and reception on August 19, 2017, from 6pm to 8pm at (more...)

Scoop: THE GONG SHOW on ABC - Thursday, August 3, 2017
by - Jul 17, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE GONG SHOW, airing on ABC on Thursday, August 3, 2017! (more...)

SUNSET BOULEVARD Comes to Moonlight Amphitheatre 8/16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Moonlight Stage Productions continues its 37th season with the San Diego Regional Premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber's masterful homage to the golden age of Hollywood, Sunset Boulevard, Aug. 16 - Sept. 2, at the Moonlight Amphitheatre. Capturing Tony Awards for Best Musical, Best Original Score, and Best Book of a Musical, the show is based on Billy Wilder's classic 1950 film noir which featured such highly quoted lines as "I am big. It's the pictures that got small" and "I'm ready for my close up." Tickets range from $23 to $55 for all reserved seating and $17 to $22 for general admission lawn seating. To purchase tickets or for more information, call 760-724-2110 or visit (more...)

Lala to Sing Songs by Jeanine Tesori with Tim Realbuto & Friends This Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Laurissa Romain aka 'Lala' is excited to be be back at Feinstein's/54 Below with Tim Realbuto and many of her Broadway, TV & Film friends, singing songs by Jeanine Tesori from 'Thoroughly Modern Millie' and 'Caroline or Change' this Sunday, July 23rd at 9:30 PM. (more...)

Samantha Barks, Eleanor Reissa and More Coming Up Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

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. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Thom Southerland to Direct First London Revival of THE WOMAN IN WHITE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Acclaimed rising star director Thom Southerland (Titanic, Grey Gardens, Grand Hotel) is to direct the first ever revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony and Olivier Award-nominated musical The Woman in White. (more...)

Geneva Carr, Max Crumm, Randy Graff and More to Appear in VILLIAN: DEBLANKS Weekly Run
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

This summer, the fun is happening on Wednesday nights -- and it keeps getting funnier with Geneva Carr (July 19), Randy Graff & Max Crumm (August 9), Molly Ranson (August 16) and more, as the weekly series continues. (more...)

Stella Ader Studio Seeks Submissions for 10th Annual Resident Playwright
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

The Harold Clurman Playwrights Division, a program of the Stella Adler Studio of Acting, is now accepting new play submissions. In the tenth annual search for a resident playwright, the division is calling for new dramatic works written exclusively by playwrights who identify as any of the following: Mexican, Muslim, African-American, immigrant, refugee, disabled, female or LGBTQ. The division is also seeking ensemble plays for casts of seven to ten female roles or gender neutral roles; all playwrights are welcome to apply with an ensemble play. (more...)

More Than 50 Playwrights, Directors & Dramaturgs Set for 2017 MFA Workshop at Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, will co-present the 12th annual MFA Playwright's Workshop (MFAPW) in association with the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival and Stanford University's National Center for New Plays. (more...)

Jim Shankman's HEARTLESS BASTARD to Make World Premiere at HERE Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Actor, novelist and playwright Jim Shankman, the recipient of the Best Playwriting Award at 2015 FringeNYC for his play The Screenwriter Dies of His Own Free Will, will debut his latest work, Heartless Bastard, at HERE Arts Center (145 Sixth Avenue). (more...)

Icelandic Rockers Kaleo Perform on Good Morning America Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Icelandic rockers Kaleo will perform their single 'No Good' off their critically acclaimed debut album A/B on Good Morning America on today, July 11. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- The Nature of Forgetting
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 10, 2017

BWW speaks to Guillaume Pige about 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show The Nature of Forgetting. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Gregory Linington
by Elliot Lanes - Jul 10, 2017

Today's subject, Gregory Linington, is currently living his theatre life onstage at Theater J playing Harry Hyman, the doctor with a big heart and strong attraction to one of his patients, in Arthur Miller's rarely produced Broken Glass. The production has been extended and now runs through July 16th. (more...)

Review Roundup: HELLO (Again), DOLLY! with Donna Murphy
by Review Roundups - Jul 10, 2017

Fresh off of the show's four Tony wins, Hello, Dolly! just welcomed two-time Tony Award®-winner and one of Broadway's most treasured stars, Donna Murphy, stepping into the role of Dolly Gallagher Levi for Tuesday evening performances (Ms. Murphy will also take over the role during Ms. Midler's vacations.) (more...)

The Wailin' Jennys to Perform at Boulder Theater This November
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

The Wailin' Jennys are Nicky Mehta, Ruth Moody and Heather Masse three distinct voices that together make an achingly perfect vocal sound. They will be performing at Boulder Theater on Sunday, November 19, 2017. (more...)

Scoop: THE GONG SHOW on ABC - Thursday, July 27, 2017
by - Jul 10, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE GONG SHOW, airing on ABC on Thursday, July 27, 2017! (more...)

VILLAIN: DEBLANKS Returns this Wednesday with Stephen Wallem, Lauren Molina and More!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

The summer fun continues this Wednesday night with Stephen Wallem, Lauren Molina, and more -- and it keeps getting funnier with Molly Ranson & Bernard Dotson (Aug 16), Brenda Braxton & Molly Pope (Aug 23), Billy Stritch & Stephanie D'Abruzzo (Aug 30), and dozens other fun folks, as the weekly series continues. (more...)

Scoop: THE GONG SHOW on ABC - Monday, August 14, 2017
by - Aug 4, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE GONG SHOW, airing on ABC on Monday, August 14, 2017! (more...)

Freeform Fans Fuel Season Two Pickup of Original Drama Series FAMOUS IN LOVE
by TV News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

Freeform, Disney's young adult television and streaming network, today announced the season two pickup of original drama series FAMOUS IN LOVE, from Warner Horizon Scripted Television, via a Facebook Live chat with the cast. (more...)

Chester Theatre Company to Present FOLK this Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Chester Theatre Company (CTC) is proud to present Tom Wells's Folk in the historic Chester Town Hall, 15 Middlefield Road in Chester, MA, from August 17 - 27, 2017. The production is directed by James Warwick, staging his eighth production for the company. (more...)

BWW Review: NEWSIES at Surflight Shines with a Fine Cast and Great Numbers
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

'Ain't it a fine life, Carrying The Banner!' Disney's Newsies is the second show this season of the newly reopened Surflight Theatre located in Beach Haven, New Jersey. (more...)

2017 Kelsey Awards to Feature Performances from MISS SAIGON, IN THE HEIGHTS, THE LITTLE MERMAID and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

Community theater people and their fans are in for a treat as Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre presents an evening of entertainment and awards on Saturday, Aug. 19, starting at 7 p.m. (more...)

RADA President Kenneth Branagh to Direct Tom Hiddleston in HAMLET
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Kenneth Branagh's Olivier Award-winning theatre company will join forces with RADA for a co-production of Hamlet, to support the transformation of RADA's Chenies Street site in London, further developing the Academy as a world-leader in dramatic arts training. (more...)

Bette Midler Confirms Final Bow in Broadway's HELLO, DOLLY!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

HELLO, DOLLY! has confirmed that legendary star Bette Midler will officially depart the Broadway show on January 14th. No details yet on any potential replacement or other future plans for the hit production, but BroadwayWorld will keep you updated! (more...)

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