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by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017
Redhouse's upcoming show I Do! I Do! A Musical About Marriage to mark final performances at West Street location.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2017
This January The Carnegie will take audiences on a fantasy ride into the land of pure imagination as it continues its 2017-18 Theatre Series with Roald Dahl's WILLY WONKA, playing weekends January 18-28, 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2017
Skylight Music Theatre Artistic Director Ray Jivoff today announced the return of cabaret performances to Skylight Music Theatre's Bar & Bistro. He also announced Allie Babich the winner of this year's Lee Dougherty Ross Debut Artist Award, which is given each season to recognize an up and coming actor who made his or her debut at Skylight Music Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017
The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, has added Samantha Bruce (The Fantasticks), Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock), Julian Fleisher (February House), Randy Harrison (Cabaret), Samantha Massell (Fiddler on the Roof), Randy Rainbow (Viral Video Sensation), Lee Roy Reams (42nd Street), Ben Rimalower (Bad with Money), the HOT singing string quartet Well-Strung, and The Manhattan School of Music Musical Theatre Ensemble (Judith Clurman, Director) to the line-up of Broadway performers who will honor legendary musical theatre writing team Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt (The Fantasticks, I Do! I Do!, 110 in the Shade, Celebration) with the 2017 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre at the 26th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala on Monday evening, December 4, 2017 at The Asia Society (725 Park Avenue).
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017
Further fulfilling their mission to preserve and advance the art form of Musical Theatre through performance and education, STAGES St. Louis is pleased to announce Executive Producer Jack Lane's appointment to the Educational Theatre Foundation's (ETF) National Board of Trustees.
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2018
Music Theater Works (formerly Light Opera Works) presents the Gilbert and Sullivan classic, THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE, at Cahn Auditorium in Evanston, June 9 through 17. A 26-piece orchestra accompanies such well-known songs as "Poor Wand'ring One," "Oh, Better Far to Live and Die" and "I Am the Very Model of a Modern Major General."
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018
The opening production for the 2018 Season at STAGES St. Louis, I DO! I DO!, gives audiences a true glimpse at 50 years in the life of a marriage. In honor of this musical journey through the many milestones of a marriage, STAGES is proud to offer a pair of complimentary tickets to any Week 1 evening performance to couples married for 50 years or longer.
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018
Music Theatre International (Europe), one of the world's leading theatrical licensing agencies, is proud to announce the second annual Junior Theatre Celebration (JTC), to be held at Leicester Curve on Sunday, 3 June. The event provides an opportunity for young students to celebrate their love of musicals and experience the transformative power of theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2018
Village Theatre is excited to announce its 2018-2019 Season with a collection of inspiring and magical shows. The lineup includes: The Noteworthy Life of Howard Barnes, a World Premiere musical comedy about an average man stuck in a musical world; Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical, an award-winning musical that will feature a talented and local young cast and incredible visual stage-magic; I Do! I Do! a classic romantic musical about marriage; The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, a powerful show about a 15-year-old boy with a unique mind that is out to solve a mystery; and Million Dollar Quartet, the homegrown rocking hit that premiered on Village Theatre's stage 12 years ago.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2018
The Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum has announced the cast for the New Jersey premiere of the musical comedy A Dog Story. A hit in its Off-Broadway run in late 2016, the play will be directed by Bickford Theatre Producing Artistic Director Eric Hafen. A Dog Story will be performed from April 12 - 22, 2018. The book of the show was written by Eric H. Weinberger with music and lyrics by Gayla D. Morgan.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2018
Walnut Street Theatre continues its landmark 209th season with Michael Frayn's classic backstage comedy, NOISES OFF. Directed by Frank Anzalone, this production begins previews on March 13th, opens on March 21st, and runs through April 29th on the Walnut's Mainstage.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2018
Ozark Actors Theatre is proud to announce that Artistic Director A.S. Freeman will be joined by two powerhouse female directors for OAT's Season of Strong Women. 'It was very important to me from the moment we selected this season and this theme that we find directors totally equipped to tell these stories,' said Artistic Director, A.S. Freeman, 'and who would be better equipped than two incredibly strong women?' The Season of Strong Women includes Hello, Dolly!, Violet, and As You Like It this summer, and will conclude with an all-new professional Christmas show at Ozark Actors Theatre - a one-woman adaptation of A Christmas Carol.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2018
O'Connell & Company, the professional theatre company in residence at The Park School of Buffalo, presents the Broadway musical hit, I DO! I DO!, April 5 through May 6, 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2018
Goodspeed Musicals kicks off its 2018 season with the Broadway hit The Will Rogers Follies, A Life In Revue. The exuberant dance-filled musical will be running April 13 - June 21 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, Conn.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 2, 2018
Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: listen to Patti Murin and Jelani Alladin sing a new song 'What Do You Know About Love?' from Frozen, the cast of Escape to Margaritaville takes over the Today Show, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2018
Rubicon Theatre presents a timely and trenchant production of Shakespeare's tragedy KING LEAR as the centerpiece of the company's 20th Anniversary Season. Directed by Co-Founder James O'Neil, the production features a 20-member cast led by acclaimed actor and company memberGeorge Ball, who has starred in previous Rubicon productions of All My Sons, Man of La Mancha, and Jacques Brel… (New York, L.A., and international companies of the latter).
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 1, 2018
As magical as the evening was, after Freddie Gershon gave an impassioned presentation to the duo, Harvey Schmidt and Tom Jones hit the stage and brought the house down at ages 88 and 89 respectively. They joined forces onstage to perform a song from their musical The Bone Room, described by Jones as being about 'the pleasures of dying and being embalmed in this great country of ours.' Below, watch as they perform together for the last time. BWW feels privileged to share with you a bit of highlights of these two legends together before a rapt and ecstatic audience who precded to shower them with a (well deserved) standing ovation... RIP Harvey Schmidt. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2018
BroadwayWorld is sad to report that legendary composer Harvey Schmidt (The Fantasticks, 110 in the Shade, I Do! I Do!)  passed away last night in Texas at 88 years of age. A family only funeral will take place in Texas next week, with a New York memorial to come at a future date.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 1, 2018
As BroadwayWorld sadly reported earlier today, legendary composer Harvey Schmidt (The Fantasticks, 110 in the Shade, I Do! I Do!) passed away last night in Texas at 88 years of age. A family only funeral will take place in Texas next week, with a New York memorial to come at a future date.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018
Berkshire Theatre Group presents Emmy Award-winner Lee Kalcheim's (All in the Family) World Premiere, Coming Back Like a Song!, a play about Irving Berlin, Harold Arlen and Jimmy Van Heusen. Directed by Tony Award-nominated Gregg Edelman (City of Angels, Into The Woods; BTG: Arsenic and Old Lace, Constellations), Coming Back Like a Song! features Tony Award-nominated David Garrison (A Day in Hollywood/A Night in the Ukraine) as Irving Berlin, Philip Hoffman (Cabaret, Falsettos) as Harold Arlen and David Rasche (Sledge Hammer!) as Jimmy Van Heusen. Performances begin Thursday, June 28, 2018 and run through Saturday, July 21, 2018 at The Fitzpatrick Main Stage (83 East Main Street) in Stockbridge, MA. 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018
Last seen at STAGES in its Inaugural Season, I DO! I DO! tells the poignant story of 50 years in the married lives of Michael and Agnes.  This two character musical version of the comedy/drama "The Fourposter" takes place entirely in a bedroom and takes its audience on a whirlwind journey that begins in 1895 and ends half a century later.  I DO! I DO! offers its audiences a frank look at the miracle of marriage as Michael and Agnes experience childbirth, parenthood, and the eventual settling down to face the future and their advancing years together.
by - Jun 1, 2018
Check out the latest in upcoming releases of Broadway and theatre related CDs for June, 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018
Back by popular demand, Lucie Arnaz actress, singer, dancer and Emmy Award-winning daughter of Lucille Ball & Desi Arnaz returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko with her acclaimed show, Latin Roots, for two performances only Friday, February 23 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, February 24 (8 p.m.).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018
Broadway veterans Carole Demas, who originated the role of Sandy in Grease, and Sarah Rice, who originated the role of Johanna in Sweeney Todd, have teamed up to celebrate the music of Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt, composers of THE FANTASTICKS, 110 IN THE SHADE, and I DO! I DO! and more. Demas and Rice have based their show on their 50 years of work and personal relationships with Jones and Schmidt.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2018
Cory Goodrich, in the role of M'Lynn, Landree Fleming, as Shelby, and Heidi Kettenring as Truvy, lead the cast of Theatre at the Center's Steel Magnolias with Joslyn Yvonne Jones as Ouiser, Jeannie Affelder as Clairee and Myesha-Tiara as Annelle. Previews begin February 22 with Opening Night on February 25 for the run through March 25.
by Kyle Christopher West - Jan 24, 2018
For only four performances last weekend, the two-person musical DADDY LONG LEGS crawled in and out of the Majestic Theatre as Lyric Stage's third production of the 2017-2018 season. And although the production wasn't much larger than a postage stamp, it was a theatrical love letter full of charm.
by Theater Talk - Jan 22, 2018
Actor Mark Rylance (Academy Award and 2-time Tony Award winner) and playwright Claire van Kampen discuss her new play in which he stars, Farinelli and the King, with co-hosts playwright Warren Leight and Susan Haskins. Also, co-host Michael Musto goes backstage at The Oscar Hammerstein Awards for a conversation with this year's honorees, the legendary songwriting team of Tom Jones & Harvey Schmidt (The Fantasticks; I Do, I Do; 110 in The Shade).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018
This January The Carnegie will take audiences on a fantasy ride into the land of pure imagination as it continues its 2017-18 Theatre Series with Roald Dahl's WILLY WONKA, playing weekends January 18-28, 2018.
by Alan Portner - Feb 28, 2018
Broadway Across America's "Finding Neverland" opens as a wonderful possibility, yet refuses to soar as we dare to hope it might.   "Neverland" is a pretty darn good show imbued with magical moments, yet somehow falls short of the special experience it might have been.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2018
The red carpet was full of beauty and style at the Opening Night of Steel Magnolias at Theatre at the Center on Sunday, February 25.  Cory Goodrich, in the role of M'Lynn, Landree Fleming, as Shelby, and Heidi Kettenring as Truvy, lead the cast of Theatre at the Center's Steel Magnolias with Joslyn Yvonne Jones as Ouiser, Jeannie Affelder as Clairee and Myesha-Tiara as Annelle.  The show continues through March 25.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2018
Town Stages and Yael Silver present HOME ENOUGH TO ME: The Songs Of Rachel Dean And David Brush, a benefit for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, on Monday, March 26, 2018 at 7pm at Town Stages, 221 West Broadway, NYC, featuring: Tony award-winning Cady Huffman (The Producers),Jessica Vosk (Wicked), Max Crumm (Grease), Jamison Scott(Memphis), Nick Adams (Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, A Chorus Line), Lauren Elder (Sideshow),George Psomas (Fiddler on the Roof, South Pacific), Law Terrell Dunford (Waitress), Tally Sessions (War Paint, Falsettos), Kristin Stokes (The Lightning Thief) Rebecca Spigelman, Noah Hinsdale (Fun Home). Tickets are $65 ($100 for VIP admission) and are available at https://homeenoughtome.splashthat.com/.
by Trevor Durham - Feb 12, 2018
'People need theatre in small towns. People need theatre in smaller cities, in different cities. We need it everywhere. It's important as an artist to remember that. It's not just about going for the brass ring - sometimes the brass ring is right there, sitting at home.'
by Jay Irwin - Feb 10, 2018
Yes, it's that big frothy ABBA musical "Mamma Mia" back again to get all the Dancing Queens shakin' it in the aisles. It's come through town several times and what fan hasn't seen the movie? But the national tour closed a year ago so how has this show not met its Waterloo? Well this is not a tour, this is our local big musical theater house, the 5th Avenue Theatre putting up their very own production. So, how does this local production stack up against that national ones? Let's dive in.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2018
Building on the Blaine County School District's mission of inspiring, engaging, educating and empowering every student, Company of Fools announces the 21st year of Stages of Wonder-an in-school dramatic arts program that has served as the theatre curriculum in local elementary schools since 1997.
by TV News Desk - Feb 1, 2018
The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) today proudly announced that Bill Hayes and Susan Seaforth Hayes, stars of television, film and stage and Sid and Marty Krofft, two legendary television producers, will be honored with Lifetime Achievement Awards this year during the Daytime Emmy® Awards.  The Krofft Brothers will be celebrated at the 45th Daytime Creative Arts Emmy® Awards which will take place on Friday, April 27th, 2018, while Bill Hayes and Susan Seaforth Hayes will be celebrated on Sunday, April 29th, 2018 at the 45th Daytime Emmy® Awards.  Both presentations will take place at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Southern California.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2017
Tony Award winner Jim Dale and Tony nominee and Drama Desk Award winner Robert Cuccioli headline in HERE'S LOVE TO THE MUSIC MAN: A Celebration of Songwriter Meredith Willson, the opening event of The Ziegfeld Society's ninth Season, honoring the 60th Anniversary of THE MUSIC MAN which received the 1958 Tony Award for Best Musical, and its legendary creator, Meredith Willson.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017
The York Theatre Company honored legendary musical theatre writing team Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt (The Fantasticks, I Do, I Do!, 110 in the Shade, Celebration) with the 2017 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre at the 26th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala on Monday evening, December 4, 2017 at The Asia Society (725 Park Avenue). BroadwayWorld has more photos from the celebration below!
by Stephen Sorokoff - Dec 5, 2017
Last night The York Theatre Company honored the musical theatre writing team of Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt in a Fantastick gala concert and award ceremony directed by Richard Jay-Alexander. The 2017 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre was presented to the legendary team (The Fantasticks, I Do, I Do!, 110 in the Shade, Celebration) at the event held at the Asia Society on Park Ave in NYC and BroadwayWorld was there. Check out photo coverage below!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 5, 2017
Just last night, the York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, honored legendary musical theatre writing team Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt (The Fantasticks, I Do! I Do!, 110 in the Shade, Celebration) with the 2017 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre at the 26th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017
Tony Award winner Jim Dale and Tony nominee and Drama Desk Award winner Robert Cuccioli headline in HERE'S LOVE TO THE MUSIC MAN: A Celebration of Songwriter Meredith Willson, the opening event of The Ziegfeld Society's ninth Season, honoring the 60th Anniversary of THE MUSIC MAN which received the 1958 Tony Award for Best Musical, and its legendary creator, Meredith Willson.
by BWW Features - Dec 3, 2017
This Weekend we reached out to Richard to fill us in on the event and what attendees can look forward to. We found him in the midst of rehearsals and planning for the event to take place at The Asia Society with cocktails beginning at 6:00 PM and the Award Presentation starting at 8:00 PM.
by Alan Henry - Dec 26, 2017
BroadwayWorld has learned that Beth Leavel will lead The Muny's production of GYPSY as Mama Rose! The production will feature direction by Rob Ruggiero, choreography by Ralph Perkins, and music direction by James Moore.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2017
Music Theater Works (formerly Light Opera Works) presents PETER PAN at Cahn Auditorium in Evanston, December 23, 2017 through January 1, 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2017
Music Theater Works (formerly Light Opera Works) presents PETER PANat Cahn Auditorium in Evanston, December 23, 2017 through January 1, 2018.
by - Dec 2, 2017
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by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017
Music Theater Works (formerly Light Opera Works) presents PETER PANat Cahn Auditorium in Evanston, December 23, 2017 through January 1, 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2017
Following is the unofficial transcript of a CNBC EXCLUSIVE interview with Duquesne Capital Management's Former Chairman, President, & Founder Stanley Druckenmiller and CNBC's Kelly Evans. The interview aired on CNBC's 'Closing Bell' (M-F 3PM-5PM) today, Tuesday, December 12, 2017. Click here for video from the interview on CNBC.com.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017
The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, will honor legendary musical theatre writing team Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt (The Fantasticks, I Do! I Do!, 110 in the Shade, Celebration) with the 2017 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre at the 26th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala on Monday evening, December 4, 2017 at The Asia Society (725 Park Avenue).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2018
I DO! I DO!, MAMMA MIA!, OKLAHOMA!, and its Family Theatre Series production of MADAGASCAR - A Musical Adventure. Artistic Director, Michael Hamilton sums up this season as a celebration of "connection, commitment, and community through an examination of friendship and love."  All subscription and single tickets are on sale now.  The 2018 Season is proudly sponsored by Artistic Sponsor, the Berges Family Foundation, and Design Sponsor, Judy & Jerry Kent.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2018
After the lauded World Premiere of The Boy Who Danced On Air, Diversionary is proud to produce the World Premiere of another groundbreaking new musical.