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by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016
Everyman Theatre has announced that Carolee Carmello and Joseph Melendez will be featured in the workshop of Michael John LaChiusa and Ellen Fitzhugh's intimate musical Los Otros. The workshop examines the revised book and score of the musical, which was originally commissioned by the Center Theatre Group and premiered at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles.
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 20, 2016
Six-time Tony winner Audra McDonald turned to Twitter today to announce that she and husband, Tony nominee Will Swenson have welcomed Sally James McDonald-Swenson, born last night at 11:16pm.
by Ashlee Latimer - Oct 20, 2016
An Equity staged reading of "The Book Of Merman", a new play with music tracing the ups and downs of the famed Broadway star affectionately known as "the Merm", is currently rehearsing for private presentations to industry producers and insiders.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016
As previously announced, Tony-Award-nominated actress, Emily Skinner, will head up an all star cast for a newly conceptualized production of Into The Woods at Theatre Under The Stars this holiday season. The production, which is being directed and choreographed by Tony Award Nominee Robert Longbottom, will run in Houston from December 6 - 18, 2016 at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts. TUTS has just announced complete casting for the production.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2015
Hugh Panaro, one of the longest tenured Broadway Phantoms; rising star Carly Hughes and Garner fan favorite David Burnham are coming to the Garner Performing Arts Center during Broadway Voices' sixth season. 
by TV News Desk - May 18, 2016
ABC welcomes Sir Elton John, guest starring as himself in tonight's (May 18th) episode of NASHVILLE, airing 10:00-11:00 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016
'BITING BROADWAY...The first successful Vampire Musical' with Book by Richard Hochberg, Lyrics by Jordan Beck and Music by Gerald Sternbach, will be directed by J. Scott Lapp in a reading on April 8th at the Lyric Hyperion Theatre (2106 Hyperion Ave. in Los Angeles) at 4pm.
by Christina Mancuso - Mar 18, 2016
Malcolm Sinclair (Capt. Andy Hawks) and Chris Peluso (Gaylord Ravenal) will join original Sheffield cast members Gina Beck (Magnolia Hawks), Lucy Briers (Parthy Ann Hawks), Rebecca Trehearn (Julia La Verne), Emmanuel Kojo(Joe), Sandra Marvin (Queenie), Alex Young (Ellie May Chipley) and Danny Collins (Frank Schultz) in the West End cast of Daniel Evans' five star production of Show Boat.
by Jessica Khan - Mar 17, 2016
MISS SAIGON's Chris Peluso will play 'Gaylord Ravenal' when SHOW BOAT sails from Sheffield to the West End this spring.
by Louisa Brady - Mar 13, 2016
Nick Adams Hosts Broadway For Africa! Reuniting with his co-stars in Priscilla Queen of the Desert,  Will Swenson and Tony Sheldon,with special guests Alison Luff, Julia Murney, Tryphena Wade, Eliseo Roman and The Skivvies Monday, April 4 at 7pm Birdland   The Broadway at Birdland concert series is proud to announce that Nick Adams will host Broadway For Africa!, a star-studded benefit featuring a host of Broadway talent on Monday, April 4 at 7pm.   
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 7, 2016
Robin Sokoloff and The Schulberts will present the newest musical by the writing/producing duo Charlie Schulman & Michael Roberts, GOLDSTEIN, directed by Christopher Scott. The musical, which is aimed for an Off-Broadway production, will be presented on Monday, June 13th at 7pm at Loft227 (227 W 29th Street).
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 30, 2016
This July, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, 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 Jessica Khan - Jun 30, 2016
Broadway might soon be seeing even more blood, after AMERICAN PSYCHO nearly drenched its audiences last season.
by Michael Dale - Jun 28, 2016
After playing a woman who couldn't age in TUCK EVERLASTING, she's returning to the show about the boy who wouldn't grow up.
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 16, 2016
54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, celebrates the 4th of July 4th with '54 Sings 1776,' a celebration of the music from Broadway's Tony Award-winning Independence Day musical by Sherman Edwards
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Jun 10, 2016
In anticipation of Pride Week, Thank You For Coming Out (TYFCO) is teaming up with Fun Home to hold an improv workshop benefiting the organizations I'm From Driftwood and How We G.L.O.W. Each of the four groups amplify the LGBTQ voice in a different way and aim to promote an understanding among communities. This workshop will encourage empathy, inclusivity and acceptance within the LGBTQ community by using and teaching the ideals of improv - listening, trust, respect, affirmation and connection with each other through the principle of Yes, And. TYFCO and Fun Home's main goal is that both I'm From Driftwood and How We G.L.O.W. can take what they learned back to their organizations and continue to inspire others.
by Michael Dale - Jul 5, 2016
After playing a woman who couldn't age in TUCK EVERLASTING, she's returning to the show about the boy who wouldn't grow up.
by Louisa Brady - Jul 3, 2016
Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: 54 Sings 1776, John Lloyd Young at 54 Below, Caroline Bowman at 54 Below, The Skivvies, with Matt Doyle, Lesli Margherita, and More, and Tony Yazbeck in 'The Floor Above Me'.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017
Meet some of the cast of Death Takes A Holiday and see what they've been getting up to in rehearsal.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017
Record-breaking 6-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald is to return to London's West End in April for four concerts at Leicester Square Theatre, where she completely sold out her shows last year.
by Sally Henry Fuller - Jan 27, 2016
Molly Pope (Found), Christopher Rice (The Book of Mormon), & Bret Shuford (Cirque Du Solei's Paramour) will be joining the line up of amazing performers who will be singing at Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, in Broadway Babylon 101: Everything Old Is New Again, Sunday, January 31st at 9:30 P.M.
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 21, 2016
Good news! The Broadway blockbuster WICKED will welcome several new cast members to the Gershwin Theatre next month.
by Christina Mancuso - Jan 20, 2016
BroadwayWorld and The Muny announces today the directors, choreographers and music directors for the Muny's 2016 Season, which opens on June 13 with The Wizard of Oz.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016
In honor of David Ives's poetry-infused comedy THE METROMANIACS, the Globe brings together a dynamic mix of poets and performers for a Free Weekend of Poetry, featuring two free public events to celebrate the power and artistry of San Diego poetry.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2016
Following their sold-out appearance last year, six-time Tony Award-winner Audra McDonald and Sirius XM satellite radio Broadway channel host Seth Rudetsky raise the stakes and the roof by returning to Parker Playhouse and bringing Tony Award-nominated Broadway singer Will Swenson with them.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017
Full casting is announced today for the tour of Funny Girl which enjoyed critically acclaimed and record-breaking sold-out runs at the Menier Chocolate Factory and Savoy Theatre.
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 3, 2016
Pioneer Theatre Company presents An Inspector Calls by J.B. Priestley, February 19 - March 5, 2016.
by Louisa Brady - Feb 27, 2016
According to EW, music legend Elton John will give a special performance today, Saturday, February 27th, at 12 p.m. PT to thank West Hollywood for its longtime support of his AIDS foundation, which has been in operation since 1992. 
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 24, 2016
James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director of York Theater Company has announced that as part of its Developmental Reading Series, it will present Erik Ransom's 'More Than All the World' an epic musical inspired by Christopher Marlowe's 'Edward II' directed by Rachel Klein ('Around the World in 80 Days', 'The Anthem') with music direction and arrangements by Andy Peterson ('Atomic'). The reading will take place on March 15th at 2PM.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2016
In honor of David Ives's poetry-infused comedy THE METROMANIACS, the Globe brings together a dynamic mix of poets and performers for a Free Weekend of Poetry, featuring two free public events to celebrate the power and artistry of San Diego poetry.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016
As previously announced, Tony-Award-nominated actress, Emily Skinner, will head up an all star cast for a newly conceptualized production of Into The Woods at Theatre Under The Stars this holiday season. The production, which is being directed and choreographed by Tony Award Nominee Robert Longbottom, will run in Houston from December 6 - 18, 2016 at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts. TUTS has just announced complete casting for the production.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016
Maxwell Caulfield, Zoe Doano and Chris Peluso are to head the cast of Death Takes A Holiday, the third Charing Cross Theatre musical directed by Artistic Director Thom Southerland.
by Stage Tube - Dec 30, 2016
Maxwell Caulfield, Zoe Doano and Chris Peluso are to head the cast of Death Takes A Holiday, the third Charing Cross Theatre musical directed by Artistic Director Thom Southerland following the critically acclaimed Titanic and Ragtime, which has just received an all-time record 14 Off West End Award nominations as well as WhatsOnStage Award nominations for Best Musical Revival and Best Off West End Producton.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2015
Following their sold-out appearance last year, six-time Tony Award-winner Audra McDonald and Sirius XM satellite radio Broadway channel host Seth Rudetsky raise the stakes and the roof by returning to Parker Playhouse and bringing Tony Award-nominated Broadway singer Will Swenson with them.
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 15, 2016
The Muny announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for The Muny's 2017 Season, which opens on June 12 with Jesus Christ Superstar.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016
AND THEY'RE OFF... Meet the cast and creative team for the European premiere of DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY, pictured this morming on the very first day of rehearsals.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016
ALGONQUIN THEATER PRODUCTIONS and JASON HEWITT proudly present the world premiere of On the Rails, a new musical with book by Tony Sportiello (Second Chance, National Pastime), music and lyrics by Al Tapper (Sessions, An Evening at the Carlyle), arrangements and musical direction by David Wolfson, and directed by Misti B. Wills (In Search of Euphoria).
by Michael Dale - Aug 10, 2016
A dressing room with a window is a rarity says the FINDING NEVERLAND star.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016
'BITING BROADWAY...The first successful Vampire Musical' with Book by Richard Hochberg, Lyrics by Jordan Beck and Music by Gerald Sternbach, will be directed by J. Scott Lapp in a reading today April 8th at the Lyric Hyperion Theatre (2106 Hyperion Ave. in Los Angeles) at 4pm.
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 4, 2016
ABC has announced that Sir Elton John will guest star as himelf in the May 18th episode of NASHVILLE, airing 10:00-11:00 p.m.
by Jennifer Broski - Apr 30, 2016
Will Swenson's first performance in DISASTER! was last night, April 29th. BroadwayWorld was there for Swenson's first bows - check out photos below!
by Louisa Brady - Apr 3, 2016
Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Nick Adams Hosts Broadway for Africa; Greg Hildreth at 54 Below; 54 Sings Chaka Khan Featuring LaChanze, Lindsay Mendez, and More; Paulo Szot at 54 Below; and The Cast of Broadway's Phantom of the Opera Sings the Music of Frank Wildhorn.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016
Tony Award nominee Will Swenson (Hair, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) will assume the role of Tony Delvecchio for nine performances only in Broadway's critically acclaimed musical comedy Disaster! beginning performances tonight, April 29, through Friday, May 6 at the Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street).
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 29, 2016
Disaster! co-writer and star Seth Rudetsky took to Facebook today to share a first look at Swenson at his DISASTER put-in rehearsal
by Meet the Cast - Apr 26, 2016
TUCK EVERLASTING, the new musical based on Natalie Babbitt's beloved best-selling novel of the same name, with direction and choreography by Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw (Something Rotten!, Aladdin, The Book of Mormon), officially opens tonight, April 26, 2016 at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the company, plus watch highlights from the show!
by Robert Diamond - Apr 26, 2016
Tony Award nominee Will Swenson (Hair, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) will assume the role of Tony Delvecchio for nine performances only in Broadway's critically acclaimed musical comedy Disaster! beginning performances on Friday, April 29through Friday, May 6 at the Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street).
by Michael Dale - Apr 21, 2016
How many of these great songs do you know from underappreciated musicals?
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 21, 2016
Spend an unforgettable evening with the Brevard Symphony Orchestra and vocalist Hugh Panaro, one of Broadway's most popular leading men, for a program featuring Broadway's greatest hits on Saturday, April 30th at the King Center for the Performing Arts in Melbourne.
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 13, 2016
Manhattan Musical Theater Lab and The Schulberts will present the newest musical by the writing/producing duo Charlie Schulman & Michael Roberts, GOLDSTEIN, directed by Christopher Scott. The musical, which is aimed for an Off-Broadway production, will be presented on Friday, April 15 at 3pm and Monday, April 18 at 7pm at the Actors Temple Theatre (339 West 47th Street).