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by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2019
GFOUR PRODUCTIONS, one of the fastest growing production and management companies in the theatrical community, is pleased to welcome new faces to its leadership team and celebrate the critically acclaimed debut of MIDDLETOWN, its newest production.
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2019
Casa Mañana is thrilled to name B.J. Cleveland as the new director of theatre for youth. Cleveland will direct all Children's Theatre productions amongst other duties, including serving as teaching artist and camp director for Casa Mañana Studios, Casa Mañana's premiere theatre school.
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2019
Beth Malone, Broadway star of Angels in America and Tony Award nominee for 2016's smash hit Fun Home, will return to Provincetown this Memorial Day holiday weekend to kick-off his star-studded Broadway @ The Art House season on May 25 and 26 at 7:00 PM for two shows only. Sirius XM radio star Seth Rudetsky will join her as music director and host.
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2019
Academy Award-winning songwriter Franke Previte (Dirty Dancing) returns to his Jersey Shore roots this summer to host a Divas Night Out and debut his new all-star musical, CALLING ALL DIVAS, a pop, rock, soul, and country hit parade that joyously celebrates music, friendship and the power of sisterhood, with the promise you'll Have The Time of Your Life!
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2019
The Ogunquit Playhouse 2019 season kicks off with Jersey Boys! The multi-Tony Award-winning, international sensation that performed to sold-out houses during its run in 2018, is back by popular demand May 15 through June 15. The cast that BroadwayWorld exclaimed to be "the closest you'll ever get to having seen Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons," also returns to the Ogunquit stage - Jonathan Mousset (Frankie Valli), Matt Magnusson (Tommy DeVito), Andy Christopher (Bob Gaudio), and Matthew Amira (Nick Massi).
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2019
SHADOWLAND STAGES (Brendan Burke, Producing Artistic Director) today announced completion of casting for MEMOIRS OF A FORGOTTEN MAN by D.W. Gregory - the first production of the theatre's 2019 season.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019
Williams Street Repertory (Founding Artistic Director, Richard Kuranda**), McHenry County's growing professional theater company, is excited to announce 'Emma! A Pop Musical,' is coming to the stage in downtown Crystal Lake this spring. This production is the first in a series of high profile theatre projects that will welcome talent from the region and around the world. This sparkling new musical based on Jane Austen's classic novel opens on March 29, 2019 and runs select dates through April 20, 2019 at Raue Center For The Arts.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2019
Milwaukee Repertory Theater  concludes the 2018/19 Stackner Cabaret Season with the audience favorite Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash March 22 - May 26, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2019
Williams Street Repertory (Founding Artistic Director, Richard Kuranda**), McHenry County's growing professional theater company, is excited to announce 'Emma! A Pop Musical,' is coming to the stage in downtown Crystal Lake this spring. This production is the first in a series of high profile theatre projects that will welcome talent from the region and around the world. This sparkling new musical based on Jane Austen's classic novel opens on March 29, 2019 and runs select dates through April 20, 2019 at Raue Center For The Arts.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019
On this day in 2013, the new musical Hands On A Hardbody opened on Broadway at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 21, 2019
Six years ago today, the uplifting musical Hands on a Hardbody, based on a documentary of the same name, opened on Broadway featuring Broadway favorites like Keala Settle, Jay Armstrong Johnson, and Alison Case! To celebrate the occasion, we're throwing it back to the show's opening night with the show's cast and their real life counterparts! Check out the footage below!
by TV News Desk - Mar 15, 2019
The trumpeter and composer Samantha Boshnack isn't a geologist by trade, but she certainly thinks a lot about earthquakes and volcanoes. Over the past 15 years, while living in her adopted hometown of Seattle, Boshnack has hiked the environs of Washington's Mount Rainier and Mount St. Helens with a kind of unnerved fascination. During her travels in places like Mexico and Indonesia, she's made a point to visit the storied volcanic sites. Throughout her journeys, a couple of questions have persisted: What causes these astounding landscapes and events, and how are they all connected? And how can these vistas be so unspeakably beautiful yet also harbor such a profound potential for catastrophe?
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019
Due to high audience demand, Florida Studio Theatre (FST) announces the third extension of Guitar Girls, which celebrates some of the past century's greatest female singer-songwriters, and is now playing through April 21.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2019
Milwaukee Repertory Theater kicks off the 201920 Season with a record-breaking on-sale for the iconic American musical West Side Story based on a conception of Jerome Robbins with book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. The Monday, June 24, 2019 on-sale event resulted in nearly $300,000 in sales, making it the highest grossing on-sale for a musical in the Quadracci Powerhouse, beating out last year's record holder In The Heights. Several performances are nearly sold out and several performances only have individual seats left. Best availability is Sunday-Thursday the first two weeks of the run. West Side Story runs September 17 - October 27, 2019 in the Quadracci Powerhouse. Purchase tickets at www.MilwaukeeRep.com, by calling the Ticket Office at 414-224-9490 or in person at 108 E. Wells Street in downtown Milwaukee.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2019
Those flames lighting the evening sky over downtown next month just might be from Ring of Fire, the Citadel's first-ever summertime musical, opening July 20th on the Maclab stage. 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019
Milwaukee Repertory Theater announces the cast and creative teams for the 201920 Season shows 2 Pianos 4 Hands, The Niceties, The Nerd and Nunsense.
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Jun 18, 2019
Maine State Music Theatre kicked off its Monday Concert Series with three sold-out performances (June 15-17) of Scott Moreau's original Johnny Cash tribute concert, WALKIN' THELINE. Moreau's identification with Cash is deep and unerring, and he brings to his portrayal of the iconic singer not only a mellifluous bass-baritone, but also the skills of a fine actor combining them into a truly remarkable theatrical experience.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2019
Milwaukee Repertory Theater kicks off the 201920 Season with the iconic American musical West Side Story based on a conception of Jerome Robbins with book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.  This passionate adaptation of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet is filled with some of the most unforgettable songs including "Maria," "Tonight, "I Feel Pretty" and "America" telling the greatest love story ever told in a larger-than-life musical.  Buy tickets during the One Day Sale on Monday, June 24 and save 25% off adult tickets when using promotional code WSS. 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2019
This year marks an auspicious anniversary for Tex Perkins, it is a decade since he first took to the stage with his award-winning The Man In Black – The Songs & Story of Johnny Cash show. Since its inception, The Man In Black show has been lauded by critics and fans alike. The show won Tex and his crew a Helpmann Award for Best Contemporary Australian Concert and any repeat performances have consistently sold-out around the country. To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the show, Tex Perkins is taking The Man In Black out on the road to Western Australia, South Australia, Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, Tasmania and the ACT.
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 Shari Barrett - Jul 3, 2019
Triple-threat entertainer Ben Vereen's legendary performances transcend time and are woven into the fabric of this country's artistic legacy with his on stage, screen and television appearances continuing to inspire and influence artists of all ages. Vereen is currently continuing to tour the world with his one-man show STEPPIN' OUT WITH BEN VEREEN which has received rave reviews internationally. On July 19th and 20th, he is bringing the show to the Catalina Jazz Club and shared with me how much he is looking forward to entertaining his loyal fans in the Entertainment Capital of the World once again.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2019
On July 26, 2019 Millbrook Playhouse invites you to relive the rock 'n' roll era with the smash-hit sensation Million Dollar Quartet, featuring an incredible score of rock, gospel, R&B, and country hits. Million Dollar Quartet is performed live on-stage by a team of actors who play their own instruments, as well as sing and perform.
by TV News Desk - Jul 2, 2019
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 842 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures. The 2019 class is 50% women, 29% people of color, and represents 59 countries. Those who accept the invitations will be the only additions to the Academy's membership in 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2019
 Milwaukee Repertory Theater kicks off the 2019/20 Season with the iconic American musicalWest Side Story based on a conception of Jerome Robbins with book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim in the Quadracci Powerhouse September 17 - October 27, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2019
People's Light wraps up summer with a music-infused production of Thornton Wilder's Our Town. Long after it won the 1938 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Wilder's masterwork remains one of the most popular plays of all time, reminding audiences across the country that there is beauty in the ordinary.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2019
Over the Tavern opened to a full house Sunday at Theatre at the Center in Munster. The play by Tom Dudzick is directed by Ericka Mac with Janet Ulrich Brooks as Sister Clarissa, Logan Baffico as Rudy, Cory Goodrich as Ellen, Isabelle Roberts as Annie, Eric Slater as Chet, Julian Solis as Georgie and Seth Steinberg as Eddie. Over the Tavern offers a hilarious look at family life in the 1950s.  Over the Tavern continues its run through August 11.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2019
BroadwayWorld has learned Tony nominee Beth Malone will return to The Muny as Miss Trunchbull in Roald Dahl's Matilda, August 5 - 11. Malone played the title role in The Muny's 2017 production of The Unsinkable Molly Brown. Roald Dahl's Matilda is proudly sponsored by Emerson.   
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2019
Theatre Communications Group has announced that its 2019 Gala will be directed by Tony Award-winner Michael Mayer and feature performances from Oklahoma!'s Ali Stroker, Hadestown's Patrick Page and Eva Noblezada, and Angels in America's Beth Malone.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2019
Today, Citadel Theatre's Artistic Director, Daryl Cloran, announced his next season of programming, which includes another exciting international partnership for the Citadel, and many Canadian, North American, and World Premieres. The 2019/20 Season will feature a new series, Highwire, which promises innovative experiences for the theatrically adventurous. And, for the first time, the Citadel will offer a summer musical. It's an ambitious, thrilling season for the Citadel!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2019
Out of the Box Theatrics presents the Off-Broadway Premiere of THE PINK UNICORN by Elise Forier Edie. Directed by Amy Jones, this site-specific one-woman drama will star Tony Award-winner Alice Ripley (Next To Normal, Side Show, Sunset Boulevard). Previews begin May 9 at the Episcopal Actors' Guild with opening slated for May 15. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019
BroadwayWorld has a first look at The 5th Avenue Theatre's new production of Rock of Ages. Rock of Ages is the '80s rock ballad blast that features the music of Styx, Joan Jett, Twisted Sister, and more. With Mickey Thomas as lead vocalist, Starship produced hits including 'We Built This City' (which appears in the production), 'Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now,' and 'Sara.'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2019
BroadwayWorld has a first look at The 5th Avenue Theatre's new production of Rock of Ages. Rock of Ages is the '80s rock ballad blast that features the music of Styx, Joan Jett, Twisted Sister, and more. With Mickey Thomas as lead vocalist, Starship produced hits including 'We Built This City' (which appears in the production), 'Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now,' and 'Sara.'
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Feb 4, 2019
February 3 was the 60th Anniversary of the plane crash that killed Buddy Holly, The Big Bopper and Ritchie Valens. Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story celebrated the anniversary at the show and BroadwayWorld was there. Check out the photos below!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019
Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre announces the five stellar Mainstage productions secured for its 2019 - 2020 Mainstage Season. The line-up includes exciting new theatrical offerings and Tony Award-winning musicals featuring Johnny Cash, ABBA, King Arthur, Detective Hercule Poirot and award-winning actress Elena Maria Garcia.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2019
From start to finish, this year's lineup promises to surprise and delight audiences in the way only live theatre can. Civic Theatre's 2019- 2020 season is brimming with American classics, brand new musicals show for families to enjoy, and powerful shows for adults.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2019
BroadwayWorld has a first look at The 5th Avenue Theatre's new production of Rock of Ages. Rock of Ages is the '80s rock ballad blast that features the music of Styx, Joan Jett, Twisted Sister, and more. With Mickey Thomas as lead vocalist, Starship produced hits including 'We Built This City' (which appears in the production), 'Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now,' and 'Sara.'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2019
Milwaukee Repertory Theater announces the complete cast and creative teams for the 2018/19 Season final Spring shows including Ring of Fire, Every Brilliant Thing, and Two Trains Running. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2019
New Stage Theatre presents the new musical Sweet Potato Queens March 13 - 24, 2019. Curtain times and dates for performances are Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. on Sundays. Ticket prices are $35.00 with discounts available for students, senior citizens, and groups. Tickets can be purchased at the box office, located inside the Jane Reid Petty Theatre Center, charged by phone by calling the theatre at (601) 948-3531 or ordered online at www.newstagetheatre.com. Sponsored by Sid Davis, Chairman of the Board Peoples Bank Mendenhall.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2019
Paper Mill Playhouse's world premiere of My Very Own British Invasion with book by Tony award-winner Rick Elice is now on stafe. My Very Own British Invasion will continue through Sunday, March 3, 2019, at Paper Mill Playhouse.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2019
BroadwayWorld has a first look at The 5th Avenue Theatre's new production of Rock of Ages. Rock of Ages is the '80s rock ballad blast that features the music of Styx, Joan Jett, Twisted Sister, and more. With Mickey Thomas as lead vocalist, Starship produced hits including 'We Built This City' (which appears in the production), 'Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now,' and 'Sara.'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2019
Composer Tyler Bates' score for Universal Pictures' Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw is officially out now. Featuring orchestral elements, Samoan drums and hundreds of guitar & bass tracks performed by Bates himself, the collection of music matches the high-octane intensity of the summer blockbuster, which just debuted at number 1 at the box office this past weekend.
by TV News Desk - Aug 12, 2019
There's something magical about the musical marriage of a timeless song and a compelling voice, and no where is that more evident than on Louise Mandrell's new album Playing Favorites. The 15-song collection includes her take on such well-loved country classics as “Crazy Arms,” “He Thinks I Still Care,” “You Don't Know Me,” “Tennessee Waltz” and “Today I Started Loving You Again.” Produced by Nashville legend Buddy Cannon, Time Life is set to release the new album on October 4, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2019
You know Bon Jovi. You love Bon Jovi. And you will really love the new Bon Jovi Musical, We've Got Each Other! Drexel EAM Productions is excited to announce the U.S. premiere of We've Got Each Other, the almost entirely imagined Bon Jovi musical, written and performed by Paul O'Donnell, in April. Fresh off his hit premiere at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and armed with only his imagination, a few dance moves, and 180 light cues, O'Donnell vividly brings the beautifully tragic love story of down-on-his-luck dockworker Tommy and hard-working diner waitress Gina to life in this hilarious take on jukebox musicals.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2019
A world premiere musical featuring the music and lyrics of Paul Simon, LATE IN THE EVENING is the story of a man who is guided in his dreams through a journey of love, loss and remembrance with unforgettable characters, insightful lyrics and beautiful dance.  Conceived, directed and choreographed by Michael Walline (ZOOMA ZOOMA, FAMILIAR STRANGERS) and featuring actor/musician Zak Ward (BUDDY, RING OF FIRE), LATE IN THE EVENING highlights the masterful storytelling of one of America's greatest musical icons.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2019
On the heels of a five week sold out run that broke the Stackner Cabaret box office record, Milwaukee Repertory Theater is pleased to announce Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash will extend an additional two weeks and now run through June 9, 2019. Tickets for the current run and the extension period are now on sale and can be purchased online at www.MilwaukeeRep.com, by phone at 414-224-9490 or in person at the Ticket Office (108 E. Wells Street).
by Theresa Bertram - Apr 24, 2019
Revolting children? I think not! Audiences were encapsulated by the enter-twining story that Matilda spun in The Red Curtain Theatre's regionally premiered Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical at The Staples Auditorium at Hendrix College in Conway April 12, 13, 14, 19, and 20. Directed by Kristin Sherman, with help from Music Director Kent Britton and Choreographer Olivia Stephens, the Red Curtain has proved to be a powerful force in the community theatre arena.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2019
Theatre of NOTE continues its 2019 season with ROOTS: An Evening of World Premiere Shorts,by Lisa Sanaye Dring, Phinneas Kiyomura, Erik Patterson, and Bill Robens, directed by Lee Hannah Conrads.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2019
Theatre of NOTE continues its 2019 season with ROOTS: An Evening of World Premiere Shorts,by Lisa Sanaye Dring, Phinneas Kiyomura, Erik Patterson, and Bill Robens, directed by Lee Hannah Conrads. ROOTS: An Evening of World Premiere Shorts is an evening of four wonderfully strange world premiere short plays, written by four accomplished Theatre of NOTE-grown playwrights, which together usher audiences through the complexity of the human condition. 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2019
Williams Street Repertory, McHenry County's growing professional theatre company, is excited to announce its upcoming production of Bernard Pomerance's "The Elephant Man" at Raue Center For The Arts. This moving drama based on the life of John Merrick opens on May 3, 2019 and runs select dates through May 19, 2019.