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by Ellen Dostal - Sep 7, 2018
Somewhere between its opening of SWEET CHARITY in late June and the end of July, Reprise 2.0 postponed its second scheduled production of its inaugural season, VICTOR/VICTORIA. In its place, the company has mounted a revival of Kander & Ebb's musical revue, THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND, and, while it isn't a rarely revived book musical, which has always been Reprise's focus in the past, it does contain a score derived from some of the best songs in the classic Kander & Ebb catalogue (think CHICAGO and CABARET).
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018
The relationship between a mother and her teenage daughter can be sheer Hell - especially if that daughter is a Greek goddess with a taste for the Underworld.
by West of Broadway - Sep 4, 2018
Reprise 2.0 is presenting Kander and Ebbs THE WORLD GOES ROUND at UCLA's Freud Playhouse September 5th through the 16th and we are so thrilled to be joined by award-winning singer actress Valerie Perri!
by TV News Desk - Sep 27, 2018
Rob Marshall, Oscar-nominee, DGA and Emmy-award winning filmmaker, producer, theater director and choreographer whose films have consistently reflected the highest quality of production design, will receive the prestigious Cinematic Imagery Award from the Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE, Local 800) at its 23 rd Annual Art Directors Guild's Excellence in Production Design Awards. The 2019 Awards, themed 'Production Design: Landscape of the Imagination,' will be held Saturday, February 2, 2019 at the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown and will honor the prestigious spectrum of Marshall's extraordinary award-winning work. The announcement was made today by ADG Council Chairman Mark Worthington ADG and Awards Producers Scott Moses ADG and Marco Miehe ADG.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018
An American icon comes home.  During the early years of his career, American composer, conductor and arranger Henry Mancini and his family lived not far from where California State University, Northridge campus now stands.  On Saturday, October 13 at 8pm, Mancini's music comes home to Northridge as The Soraya presents Moon River and the Music of Henry Mancini.  Starring Monica Mancini with special guest three-time Tony nominated Joshua Henry, Moon River and the Music of Henry Mancini features Gregg Field as Music Director and Chris Walden conducting the New West Symphony.  
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2018
THE GREEN ROOM 42 will present Rachel York, currently starring on Broadway in the new musical Head Over Heels, in her concert "Thank You for the Music" on Sunday, November 18 at 7:00 PM. In a delightful evening of stories and song, Rachel pays tribute to the glorious women who helped shape her career. She includes numbers made famous by early inspirations, her stage and screen favorites, and a few surprises that have touched her heart in a special way.
by West of Broadway - Sep 19, 2018
In this episode of West of Broadway Lara and Will's Husband Bill discuss opening night of Beautiful the Carole King Story and we get a call from the DIVA Karen Mason while she's mid show of her production of Love Never Dies.  Karen discusses her tour, cabaret and Hurricane Florence and then we wrap up with our very first report from our West of Broadway ensemble member Jennifer Lynn O'Hara.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018
The Public Theater announced complete casting today for the New York premiere of WILD GOOSE DREAMS, written by Hansol Jung and directed by Tony Award nominee Leigh Silverman.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018
Flower of Iowa, a bold new World War I drama about an unexpected and forbidden love between two soldiers - one American, one British - has been selected as one of the seven finalists at the 2018 New York New Works Theatre Festival, from a field of nearly 50 productions. Judging was determined by a panel of theatre professionals and by audience votes.
by West of Broadway - Sep 17, 2018
On this episode of West of Broadway, we catch up with our very first guest, Laurie Wells and we introduce our listeners to our new correspondent Jennifer Lynn O'Hara.
by West of Broadway - Sep 17, 2018
In this episode of West of Broadway Will and Lara get to speak with Beautiful The Carole King Musical star Sarah Bockel opening at the Pantages Theater on September 13th and then they get a call from the creator of Tenor by Night and new musical appearing at the El Portal Theatre September 22nd and 23rd.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018
Pioneer Theatre Company presents J.T. Rogers' award-winning drama, Oslo, in its first major regional premiere, running Today, Sept. 14 through Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents 54 Celebrates Dame Julie Andrews on Sunday, September 16. What do “A Spoonful of Sugar,' “Do-Re-Mi,' “I Could Have Danced All Night,' and “Ten Minutes Ago” have in common? Why Dame Julie Andrews of course! Over the course of her practically perfect seven-decade career, Julie has entertained and inspired audiences across the globe with her performances in My Fair Lady, Cinderella, Camelot, Mary Poppins, and The Sound of Music to name just “a few of our favorite things.”
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2018
Pioneer Theatre Company presents J.T. Rogers' award-winning drama, Oslo, in its first major regional premiere, running Friday, Sept. 14 through Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018.
by Don Grigware - Oct 4, 2018
On Saturday October 13 there will be a special tribute concert to the music of Henry Mancini at the Soraya at Cal State Northridge. Monica Mancini, the icon's daughter, took time from her busy schedule to tell us about the event.
by West of Broadway - Oct 17, 2018
Today we have not 1 not 2 but 3 guests on West of Broadway! Lara and Will start things off with the founding artistic director of the Verdi Chorus Anne Marie Ketchum (http://www.verdichorus.org/). We hop on the phone with Cabaret Legend Todd Murray (https://www.toddmurray.com/) to talk about his two new Christmas songs available on iTunes and Sharon who is manager of ticket sales for the El Capitan Theater (https://elcapitantheatre.com/) shares some valuable insider information about the legendary theater! It's a fun one! Hope you enjoy!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018
The Atlanta Opera opens the 2018-19 mainstage season with a production of Leonard Bernstein's classic Broadway musical, West Side Story. Francesca Zambello, General & Artistic Director of The Glimmerglass Festival and Artistic Director of Washington National Opera, who created this new production with Houston Grand Opera, The Glimmerglass Festival, and Lyric Opera of Chicago, will direct.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018
Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) in celebration of its 50thseason, will present The Algonquin Kid, a musical revue about growing up in the Algonquin Hotel, written by Michael Colby.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018
Fascinating Aida's Adele Anderson is confirmed to join Mark Williams, who plays Doctor Dolittle, in the UK & Ireland Tour of Doctor Dolittle. Adele will play Lady Bellowes/Poison Arrow at the first six venues of the tour - Bromley, Salford, Oxford, Wolverhampton, Newcastle and Hull. There will be a national press night on Thursday 17 January 2019 at the Oxford New Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018
Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the full cast and creative team for Paradise Square: An American Musical. The world premiere is helmed by acclaimed director Moises Kaufman, with choreography by the legendary Bill T. Jones and a book by Marcus Gardley, Craig Lucas, and Larry Kirwan. Music by Jason Howland and Larry Kirwan, with lyrics by Nathan Tysen, and based on the songs of Stephen Foster. Paradise Square is produced by special arrangement with Garth H. Drabinsky in association with Peter LeDonne and Teatro Proscenium Limited Partnership.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018
THE GREEN ROOM 42 will celebrate its landmark 500th show this weekend as Rachel York, currently starring on Broadway in the new musical Head Over Heels, performs her concert "Thank You for the Music" on Sunday, November 18 at 7:00 PM.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2018
This December, Gallery Players is pleased to present APPOINTMENT WITH DEATH by Agatha Christie, an entertaining murder mystery that will keep you guessing until the end. In this adapted version of the 1938 detective novel of the same name, Christie created an entirely new ending. Featuring a group of travelers who find themselves thrown together on a Middle Eastern expedition, the 'Queen of Crime' offers a unique take on the classic murder mystery, where characters' motivations are suspect and relationships may not be what they seem. First performed at the Piccadilly Theatre in London on March 31, 1945, APPOINTMENT WITH DEATH remains fresh and exciting today.
by West of Broadway - Nov 12, 2018
Join us for a conversation with Greenway Arts Alliance's Production of The Color Purple's very own April Nixon and Gabrielle Jackson. On stage here in LA until December 9th. After that, we catch up with West of Broadway Ensemble Member Jennifer Lynn O'Hara's review of Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center's production of Guys & Dolls!
by West of Broadway - Nov 11, 2018
In this episode of West of Broadway Podcast we sit down with host Lara Scott to hear all about her exciting voyage aboard the Disney Dream. And then we catch up with Becky Baeling Lythgoe out of Lythgoe Family Panto to talk about her exciting new production The Wonderful Winter of OZ playing at the Pasadena Civic Center December 14-30.
by West of Broadway - Nov 11, 2018
On this episode of West of Broadway, Lara gets to hear about Will's experience at the El Capitan Theater seeing the premier of the Disney film 'Nutcracker and the Four Realms.'  Plus! they talk to Amanda Rafkin a Los Angeles-based composer, musical director, and pianist. She is the composer of the new musical The Lightning Howler, formerly titled 300 Bones, and is also the host, producer, pianist and musical director of Broadway LA Unplugged, a bi-monthly acoustic cabaret show.
by Julie Musbach - Nov 1, 2018
The Cher Show begins previews tonight, Thursday, November 1, 2018 at the Neil Simon Theatre. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018
Mark Williams, star of The Fast Show, Father Brown, 101 Dalmatians, The Borrowers, Shakespeare in Love and seven of the Harry Potterfilms, will star as Doctor Dolittle at the first ten venues of the new UK & Ireland Tour of Doctor Dolittle, with book, music and lyrics by double Academy Award-winner Leslie Bricusse. Featuring stunning visual puppetry, this new production, with the book reworked by Leslie Bricusse, will be part of the 50th anniversary celebrations of the original film starring Rex Harrison and will feature the same songs, including the Academy Award-winning Talk To The Animals.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018
The Globe is happy to announce that the Globe for All Tour will continue to bring shows to the community in 2018, with support provided by Theatre Forward's Advancing Strong Theatre grant program. Following the Globe engagement of Karen Zacarias's hilarious comedy directed by Edward Torres, Native Gardens will travel June 28 through July 1 to four of our community partner venues for free performances in South Bay, Lemon Grove, Otay Mesa, and Oceanside. Developed in the 2017 Powers New Voices Festival, it runs through June 24 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center, and then hits the road!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2018
Final casting is announced for musical drama San Domino by Tim Anfilogoff and Alan Whittaker, based on Mussolini's infamous persecution of homosexuals.
by West of Broadway - Jun 6, 2018
In this episode of West of Broadway will and Lara are at the Pantages theater celebrating the opening night of the Color Purple National Tour. Listen to Will and Lara discuss their excitement before they enter the theater and their recaps of the first and second acts.  You'll also get to hear Will talk backstage with two of the performers from the production. Gabrielle Reid and Clyde Voce discuss what it's like to tour with this remarkable production and the timeless message that seems more relevant today than ever before. 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2018
Lambert Jackson presents its debut show There's Nothin' Like a Dame - 100 Years of Women in Musical Theatre a one-night celebration of women in musical theatre. Louise Dearman, Ria Jones, Alexia Khadime and Rachel Tucker come together to perform songs from some of the most famous female roles over the past century.
by Julie Musbach - Jun 23, 2018
An inspired mash-up of posh and punk, Head Over Heels is an unpredictable, Elizabethan romp about a royal family that must prevent an oracle's prophecy of doom. In order to save their beloved kingdom, the family embarks on an extravagant journey wrought with mistaken identities, jealous lovers, sexual awakening, scandal and self-discovery, where everything (and everyone) is not quite what it seems. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!
by Shari Barrett - Jun 22, 2018
Directed and choreographed by musical theatre whiz Kathleen Marshall with Musical Direction by Gerald Sternbach who brilliantly directs a full orchestra seen onstage as part of the staircase set designed by Stephen Gillford, SWEET CHARITY stars Laura Bell Bundy who brings the joy and wonder of Charity Hope Valentine energetically to the Freud Playhouse stage. With her heart literally worn on her sleeve, the musical follows the dance hall hostess as she searches around the mean streets of New York City in 1966 in her attempt to be loved, not just for sex but for her generous heart and giving nature.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2018
REPRISE 2.0 (led by Producing Artistic Director Marcia Seligson), in association with the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television's Department of Theater (UCLA TFT) chaired by Brian Kite, presents its inaugural production of Sweet Charity.  Directed and choreographed by Kathleen Marshall with musical direction by Gerald Sternbach, the classic Broadway hit plays through July 1 at UCLA's Freud Playhouse. Take a look at photos from the show's opening night below!
by Nicole Ciravolo - Jun 14, 2018
This morning, Radar 'exclusively' reported, 'Renee Zellweger and Liza Minnelli have taken a genuine liking to each other, RadarOnline.com has learned exclusively, now that Zellweger is playing her mom in the upcoming Judy Garland biopic.' Only a few hours later, Minelli, the daughter of the famed Judy Garland herself, took to Facebook to clear things up.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018
At the end of its third decade on the cusp of celebrating its 40th anniversary, Moonlight Stage Productions today announced its 2019 season. For its 39th summer, Moonlight will offer three new musicals to its stage, and one treasured revival.
by Gil Kaan - Jun 12, 2018
Los Angeles theatre lovers will see the welcomed return of the singularly entertaining Reprise productions, rebooted appropriately as REPRISE 2.0. Headed, as before, by producing artistic director Marcia Seligson, REPRISE 2.0 has already announced their first season, beginning June 20, 2018 with SWEET CHARITY, VICTOR, VICTORIA and GRAND HOTEL. Marcia availed herself from her multi-tasking REPRISE 2.0 duties to chat with me.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018
Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in the Berkshires, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, announced today that Associate Artist Christopher Innvar will play "Torvald" in Lucas Hnath's A Doll's House, Part 2. Innvar replaces the previously announced Shuler Hensley.
by BWW Special - Jun 10, 2018
The 72nd Annual Tony Awards are this Sunday June 10th at 8/9c hosted by Josh Groban and Sara Bareilles. It's the biggest award show of the Broadway season and it closes out a long awards season for Broadway and Off-Broadway musicals and plays. We can't help but wonder what chances this year's Best Musical and Best Play nominees have of taking home the ultimate prize...
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2018
REPRISE 2.0, led by Producing Artistic Director Marcia Seligson, in association with the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television Department of Theater (UCLA TFT) chaired by Brian Kite, announces its production of The World Goes 'Round with music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb and conceived by Scott Ellis, Susan Stroman, and David Thompson. It will play September 5 through September 16 at UCLA's Freud Playhouse.  The World Goes 'Round will be directed by Richard Israel with choreography by John Todd, and musical direction by Gerald Sternbach.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2018
Fasten your seat belt, it's going to be a grumpy ride! The Ogunquit Playhouse is proud to produce the U.S. premiere of the new musical-comedy, Grumpy Old Men the Musical on stage from August 8 to September 1 - just in time to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the hit film that starred Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau and Ann-Margret. This hilarious new show was penned by Dan Remmes, with music by Neil Berg and lyrics by Nick Meglin. Director for the Ogunquit production of Grumpy Old Men the Musical is Matt Lenz.
by Julio Jiron - Jul 23, 2018
Como actor, ha personificado papeles memorables como 'Tevye' en 'Un Violinista sobre el Tejado' (papel que ha reproducido en dos producciones diferentes), 'Otto Frank' en 'El Diario de Ana Frank', 'Toddy' en el musical 'Victor/Victoria' y Max Bialystock en 'The Producers'. Igualmente encarnó los papeles principales de 'Georges' en el musical 'La Jaula de las Locas' y 'Shrek' en 'Shrek el Musical'.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2018
Brian Capron, Vicky Entwistle, Mollie Melia-Redgrave and Patrick Sullivan are confirmed to join Mark Williams, who plays Doctor Dolittle, in the UK & Ireland Tour of Doctor Dolittle. Brian will play Albert Blossom/Straight Arrow, Vicky will play Polynesia, Mollie Emma Fairfax and Patrick Matthew Mugg. Mark Williams and Brian Capron will play the first ten venues on the tour - Bromley, Salford, Oxford, Wolverhampton, Newcastle, Hull, Aberdeen, Northampton, Nottingham and Sheffield. The others will play the entire tour. There will be a national press night on Thursday 17 January 2019 at the Oxford New Theatre.
by West of Broadway - Jul 17, 2018
In this episode of West of Broadway Will and Lara are at the Pantages theater celebrating the opening night of the ON YOUR FEET! National Tour. Will and Lara meet in the lobby of the Pantages Theater for a 'Lobby Talk' about this exciting and groundbreaking production. ON YOUR FEET! is the inspiring true story about heart, heritage and two people who believed in their talent-and each other-to become an international sensation: Gloria and Emilio Estefan.
by Carol Kassie - Aug 6, 2018
Stage Door Theatre's first production at Lauderhill Performing Arts Center (LPAC), their brand new, state-of-the-art home, will be the multiple Tony Award-winning La Cage Aux Folles.   The production will open on August 31st and run through September 23rd.   (The theatre will celebrate the move to their new home at a Gala Party on September 1st - details to be announced.)
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2018
Stage Door Theatre's first production at Lauderhill Performing Arts Center (LPAC), their brand new, state-of-the-art home, will be the multiple Tony Award-winning La Cage Aux Folles.   The production will open on August 31st and run through September 23rd.   (The theatre will celebrate the move to their new home at a Gala Party on September 1st - details to be announced.)
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018
CHICAGO, the longest-running American musical on Broadway, makes its long-awaited debut at the Moonlight Amphitheatre September 12 - 29 at 7:30 p.m. Two CHICAGO vets closely associated with the Broadway production bring extra spark to The Moonlight. Terra C. MacLeod, currently starring in the Broadway production of CHICAGO as Velma, takes on the role of Roxie at The Moonlight. Roxane Carrasco, playing Velma at The Moonlight, has played the same starring role in the Broadway production. Fellow Broadway vet David Engel returns to The Moonlight stage as Billy Flynn. MacLeod is also co-directing the Moonlight production alongside James Vasquez. Corey Wright, recently appearing in the Broadway national tour production of CHICAGO, choreographs while JD Dumas is musical director and Kenneth Gammie is conductor. Tickets range in price $17 - $57 and are on sale now through VisTix at (760) 724-2110 and online at moonlightstage.com.
by West of Broadway - Aug 22, 2018
On this episode of West of Broadway, Lara talks about her 'Date Night' with her husband at the Pantages Theater seeing the National Tour of Waitress. Playing in LA until August 26th, it'll be back this way on November 13th at the Segerstrom Center.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018
A bold new drama about World War I and an unexpected and forbidden love between two soldiers - one American, one British - will have its world premiere at the 2018 New York New Works Theatre Festival.