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by Nicole Rosky - Sep 27, 2017
There's a new demon barber in town... The Tooting Arts Club production of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street recently welcomed Hugh Panaro as its new leading man.
by Danielle Ashley - Sep 21, 2017
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: THE SHOW-OFF Begins Performances, SUMMER Cast Announced, and More!
by Cara Joy David - Sep 20, 2017
The early success of Disney on Broadway led other successful entertainment companies to believe that conquering the Great White Way possibly was not that hard. But, as Warner Bros' first foray into the lead producing game, LESTAT, proved, it's not as easy as opening and tossing some money at marketing. And now, after a sole Broadway show, PARAMOUR, Cirque du Soleil has essentially shuttered its theatrical division, Cirque du Soleil Theatrical. A spokesperson for Cirque confirmed that former head Scott Zeiger is no longer with the company.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017
American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) and Harvard Art Museums have partnered in conjunction with the A.R.T.'s production of WARHOLCAPOTE to present a series of events highlighting the contemporary legacies of Andy Warhol and Truman Capote, including a unique encounter with Warhol screen-prints and a speaker series featuring journalists, multimedia artists, curators, and collectors.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017
American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) and Harvard Art Museums have partnered in conjunction with the A.R.T.'s production of WARHOLCAPOTE to present a series of events highlighting the contemporary legacies of Andy Warhol and Truman Capote, including a unique encounter with Warhol screen-prints and a speaker series featuring journalists, multimedia artists, curators, and collectors.
by Danielle Ashley - Sep 1, 2017
Good morning and happy Friday, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Public Works' AS YOU LIKE IT Opens, BEAUTIFUL Announces New Tour Cast, and More!
by Julie Musbach - Oct 16, 2017
It's 1966. Summer in New York City. America is a country in transition. Racial tensions are coming to a head. Black Power is a new catch-phrase in all the daily papers. The country is divided. Protests and violence are everywhere. The classes are ready to clash!
by Emily Bruno - Oct 13, 2017
In honor of the spookiest day of them all, BWW decided to rank their 13 favorite scary musicals. Some may be more comical, while others bring the drama. But, we can all agree that moments from these shows have made us jump in our seats!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2017
Feinstein's/54 Below will present a concert of highlights from The Year Of Living Dangerously, a thrilling new musical written by Thomas Tierney (Eleanor: An American Love Story, Narnia, and Off-Broadway's Pets!), and Jeffrey Haddow (Sense & Sensibility, Scrambled Feet, Chekhov in Yalta) today, November 28th at 9:30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017
Feinstein's/54 Below will present a concert of highlights from The Year Of Living Dangerously, a thrilling new musical written by Thomas Tierney (Eleanor: An American Love Story, Narnia, and Off-Broadway's Pets!), and Jeffrey Haddow (Sense & Sensibility, Scrambled Feet, Chekhov in Yalta) on Tuesday, November 28th at 9:30pm.
by Stage Tube - May 25, 2017
Tony Award nominee Will Swenson is playing the 'bad guy,' Earl, in Waitress every night at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, and he's determined to prove to fans that he is not as mean and scary as the character he plays. Watch below as he wins over the stage door crowd with what else, but pie!
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017
One of the most beloved television families of the 1980s is set to make a long awaited return in the world premiere of Family Ties, written by Daniel Goldstein (The Song of Songs, Unknown Soldier and Row), based on the classic television series, directed by The Human Race's President & Artistic Director Kevin Moore and produced by special arrangement by Araca Media & Entertainment.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 7, 2017
Record-breaking six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald will perform at Steppenwolf as a part of the LookOut Series on Monday, May 22 for one night only. McDonald will be joined on stage by host and pianist Seth Rudetsky, who this past November starred in the five-star London premiere of his Broadway musical, Disaster!  
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017
The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team of Red Velvet by Lolita Chakrabarti.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017
Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents a concert of the John McMahon-Jay Jeffries musical LOVE AND OTHER FABLES on April 9, 2017 at 7pm.
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 1, 2017
The winter party season won't be over in April. The second annual MINUS ZERO FESTIVAL--set for April 7 and 8 at the Stratton Mountain Resort in Vermont--has announced its full music line-up
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017
One of the most beloved television families of the 1980s is set to make a long awaited return in the world premiere of Family Ties, written by Daniel Goldstein (The Song of Songs, Unknown Soldier and Row), based on the classic television series, directed by The Human Race's President & Artistic Director Kevin Moore and produced by special arrangement by Araca Media & Entertainment. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by Behind the Curtain - Jun 25, 2017
You might not know this man but you sure will know this woman, the effervescent Carolee Carmello.  Carolee swings by to discuss FALSETTOS, PARADE, LESTAT, THE ADDAMS FAMILY, SCANDALOUS, TUCK EVERLASTING, and so much more! Carolee pulls back the curtain on her career to discuss how a business major went on to become a three time Tony nominee, what song did she hear in someone else's dressing room that gave her a panic attack , and why she is not a fan of the rehearsal process!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017
Red Bull Theater today announced a very special Revelation Reading: for two nights only, on Sunday, June 18th and Monday June 19th at The Duke on 42nd Street (229 West 42nd Street, between 7th and 8th Avenues) Red Bull will present a concert reading of  THE COUNTRY WIFE, a new musical adapted from the play of the same name by William Wycherley by Richard Maltby Jr. with lyrics by Richard Maltby Jr. and music by David Shire, and direction by Mr. Maltby.  
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jul 19, 2017
El compositor, que se encuentra en plena gira internacional (actuo anoche en Gran Canaria y mañana lo hara en Marbella), es uno de los autores de musicales mas exitosos de todos los tiempos, y tendra sus dos trabajos mas populares en Madrid la proxima temporada: EL REY LEÓN y BILLY ELLIOT.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 14, 2017
The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for William Shakespeare's exhilarating tragedy Hamlet, one of the greatest plays ever written. The Globe's Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein returns to the outdoor festival stage, with a cast featuring some of the nation's finest classical actors, to bring Shakespeare's iconic play to life. Revenge thriller, ghost story, psychological drama, political epic, and family saga, all packed in one, with unforgettable characters, theatrical masterstrokes, and world-famous lines. The Prince of Denmark comes home from college to find his father dead, his mother remarried to his uncle, and a spine-chilling apparition roaming the palace grounds. Hamlet plays August 6 - September 10, 2017, in the outdoor Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. Previews run August 6-11, with opening night on Saturday, August 12 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets start at $30 and are on sale now to the general public.
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 8, 2018
LOVE PAST BLUE--the Dallas, TX-based female-fronted indie pop rock group--are gaining attention with debut single, 'No Means No,' which calls out sexual misconduct.
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 30, 2017
Andy Suzuki & The Method's new album The Glass Hour will be released this Friday, February 3rd, but you can tune in and stream it in full beginning today exclusively via Crave Online.
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 26, 2017
Brooklyn's Andy Suzuki & The Method are preparing to release their new album The Glass Hour next Friday, February 3rd.
by Rebecca Russo - Jan 18, 2018
Soho Rep. (Sarah Benson, Artistic Director; Cynthia Flowers, Executive Director) today announces the complete cast and creative team for the world premiere of Aleshea Harris's Relentless Award-winning Is God Is, directed by Taibi Magar (Ars Nova's Underground Railroad Game), February 6 - March 11, 2018. The play, with which Soho Rep. reopens its longtime Tribeca theater, dauntlessly cracks jokes as it eviscerates. Alfie Fuller and Dame-Jasmine Hughes play Anaia and Racine, twin sisters who undertake a murderous journey from the Dirty South to the California desert, seeking payback for a horrendous act. Is God Is treats both morality and genre as notions to be exploded, drawing on the ancient, the modern, the tragic, the Spaghetti Western, hip-hop and Afropunk in its subversion of theatrical constructs.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017
???????The Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park presents its annual musical revue, 'Best of Broadway: 2006-2010', from January 20-February 13, 2017.
by in 1: the podcast - Jan 16, 2017
It's 2017 and we're going to Hollywood! Or at the very least, bridging the gap between theatre and film as we sit down with the man responsible for the look of the Academy Awards, the NBC Live Musicals, and over 35 Broadway shows, it's Scenic Designer Derek McLane!
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 12, 2017
Brooklyn's Andy Suzuki & The Method are preparing to release their new album The Glass Hour on February 3rd. In anticipation, the band shares the anthemic single “I Can't Live”
by Julie Musbach - Feb 5, 2018
In response to popular demand, Soho Rep. (Sarah Benson, Artistic Director; Cynthia Flowers, Executive Director) extends the world premiere of Aleshea Harris's Relentless Award-winning Is God Is, directed by Taibi Magar by two weeks, through March 25. In this play, which dauntlessly cracks jokes as it eviscerates, twin sisters Anaia (Alfie Fuller) and Racine (Dame-Jasmine Hughes) undertake a murderous journey from the Dirty South to the California desert, seeking payback for a horrendous act. Is God Is treats both morality and genre as notions to be exploded, drawing on the ancient, the modern, the tragic, the Spaghetti Western, hip-hop and Afropunk in its subversion of theatrical constructs.
by Julie Musbach - Feb 4, 2017
SGL Entertainment is pleased to announce that they have just acquired Spaceship Terror, one of the most terrifying films ever made. Directed by Harry Tchinski and Starring: Kristen Springer, Jay Wesley Cochran, Lacey Blair, Stephen Lestat, Emma Lee Nguyen, Ronda Olshefski, Yulia Hancheroff and Jenny Lin. The movie is set for release later this year on Blu-ray, DVD and Video On Demand.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017
Brooklyn's Andy Suzuki & The Method are preparing to release their new album The Glass Hour next Today, February 3rd.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017
Just announced, the Broadway hit Waitress will welcome beloved Broadway leading man and Tony Award nominee Will Swenson on March 31 in the role of Earl, the ne'er-do-well husband of the show's leading character, Jenna, who will be played by Sara Bareilles beginning the same day.
by Julie Musbach - Feb 21, 2018
Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director), recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, has announced today the cast and creative team of the world premiere production of the new musical The Sting, based on the 1973 film, and with book by Bob Martin, music and lyrics by Mark Hollmann & Greg Kotis with Harry Connick, Jr.
by Macon Prickett - Feb 21, 2018
The fourth annual MINUS ZERO FESTIVAL--set for April 6, 7 and 8 at Mount Snow Resort in Vermont--has announced its full music lineup for the three-day festival weekend. Headlining this year is ODESZA, Zeds Dead, Claude VonStroke and Tipper with support coming from a wide range of international and northeast regional DJ acts including Rezz, Liquid Stranger, Jai Wolf, Pierce Fulton, GG Magree, Marvel Years, Bleep Bloop, YOOKiE, and many more.  
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 21, 2018
Soho Rep. (Sarah Benson, Artistic Director; Cynthia Flowers, Executive Director), has extended the world premiere of Aleshea Harris's Relentless Award-winning Is God Is, directed by Taibi Magar, a second time, through March 31.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017
Record-breaking, six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald will return to New Orleans for Broadway @ NOCCA on March 31, 2017 as a benefit for the The NOCCA Institute.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 19, 2018
Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: meet Dear Evan Hansen's Taylor Trensch in a new interview with Richard Ridge, get a sneak peek at Heidi Blickenstaff in Freaky Friday, and more!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 12, 2018
Factory Theatre is excited to announce an extension to the run of Kat Sandler's newest hit play, BANG BANG, currently enjoying rave reviews from audiences and media alike! Five additional performances have been added from February 20-24, 2018 due to overwhelming demand.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017
???????Sheridan Smith and Chris Peluso lead the cast of Funny Girl which comes to The Bristol Hippodrome from March 21st - 25th having enjoyed critically acclaimed and record-breaking sold-out runs at the Menier Chocolate Factory and Savoy Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017
The New Group has announced today that Terrence Mann and Will Swenson will star in the company's Off-Broadway premiere of Jerry Springer - The Opera, as 'Jerry Springer' and 'Warm-Up / Satan,' respectively.
by Kyle Christopher West - Aug 28, 2017
The cast is made up of Diane and Hal Brierley Resident Acting Company Members Ace Anderson (Inherit the Wind, Public Works Dallas The Tempest, A Christmas Carol 2016) as Hud and Tiana Kaye Johnson (HOOD: The Robin Hood Musical Adventure, ELECTRA, A CHRISTMAS CAROL 2016) as Sheila. In addition, the cast includes Monique Abry as Crissy, Kia Nicole Boyer as Jeanie, Jaime Cepero (NBC'S SMASH) as Claude, Ayanna Edwards (DREAMGIRLS) as Dionne, Chris Peluso (London's MISS SAIGON, Broadway's WICKED) as Berger and Christopher Llewyn Ramirez (HOOD: The Robin Hood Musical Adventure) as Woof. The Tribe is made up of Kevin Curtis, Joey Donoian, Kelsey Leigh Ervi, Kyle Igneczi, Valton Jackson, Quintin Jones Jr., Laura Lites, Taylor Nash, Mayte Natalio and Gabrielle Reyes (BELLA: An American Tall Tale, Dreamgirls).
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 28, 2017
The producers of the Broadway hit Waitress have announced that on September 12, 2017 Tony Award nominee Will Swenson will return to the hit Broadway musical in the role of Earl, the ne'er-do-well husband, opposite Betsy Wolfe as Jenna, the titular pie-maker. Earl is currently played by Joe Tippett, who will play his final performance on September 10.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017
The Old Globe today announced due to popular demand, that William Shakespeare's exhilarating tragedy Hamlet, has now been extended through September 22. 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017
The Human Race Theatre Company (HRTC) announces the cast and creative team for its 30th anniversary season closer, the world premiere comedy Family Ties, written by Daniel Goldstein (The Song of Songs, Unknown Soldier and Row), based on the classic television series, directed by HRTC President & Artistic Director Kevin Moore and produced by special arrangement by Araca Media & Entertainment.
by Tiann Nerng Chong - Apr 3, 2017
Hugh Panaro prepared his first two-act solo concert with care a year ago when he made his first appearance in Garner's Broadway Voices.
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 28, 2017
Paramount Television and Anonymous Content have optioned the rights to 11 books from acclaimed author Anne Rice's best-selling series, THE VAMPIRE CHRONICLES.
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 27, 2017
MADE EVENT, producers of the Electric Zoo Festival have announced today (4/27)the Phase 2 line-up of ELECTRIC ZOO: THE 6th BORO.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017
The Drama League (Executive Artistic Director, Gabriel Stelian-Shanks) has announced today that Broadway husband-and-wife royalty -- 6-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald (Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill) and Tony Award nominee Will Swenson (Hair) -- will host the upcoming 83rd Annual Drama League Awards Ceremony and Luncheon.