A Chorus Line on Tour


VIDEO: Watch a Trailer for Westport County Playhouse's MAN OF LA MANCHA
by Stage Tube - Sep 29, 2018

Westport Country Playhouse stages "Man of La Mancha," the Tony Award-winning musical about Don Quixote's quest for "The Impossible Dream," now playing through October 14. Directed by Mark Lamos, Westport Country Playhouse artistic director, the story of Quixote's battle for good and the love of his fair maiden is written by Dale Wasserman, with music by Mitch Leigh, and lyrics by Joe Darion. (more...)

Laura Osnes & Tony Yazbeck, Kate Baldwin, and More to Take the Stage at Feinstein's/54 Below in October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018

Next month, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

VIDEO: Chicago Shakespeare Theater Presents NELL GWYNN
by Stage Tube - Sep 28, 2018

Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces the cast for the North American premiere of Jessica Swale's exuberant new comedy Nell Gwynn, September 20-November 4, 2018. The music- and dance-filled play took London audiences by storm when it debuted at Shakespeare's Globe, followed by a celebrated run on the West End. Director of the original London production, Christopher Luscombe, helms the new Chicago Shakespeare production. Star of Broadway and the West End Scarlett Strallen appears as Nell; Chicago leading actor Timothy Edward Kane performs the role of King Charles II. (more...)

York Theatre Company Presents MIDNIGHT AT THE NEVER GET
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Executive Director), dedicated to the development of new musicals and rediscovery of musical gems from the past, presents the Off-Broadway premiere of the acclaimed new musical Midnight at The Never Get, with book, music, and lyrics by Mark Sonnenblick, co-conceived by Sam Bolen, by arrangement with Visceral Entertainment and Mark Cortale Productions.  Directed by Max Friedman, with choreography by Andrew Palermo, and music direction/arrangements by Adam Podd, the cast will feature Sam Bolen, Jeremy Cohen, and Jon J. Peterson.  Performances begin Tuesday, October 2, 2018 for a limited engagement through Sunday afternoon, November 4, 2018 at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). Opening Night is Thursday evening, October 11, 2018 at 6:45 p.m.  (more...)

OFF THE LINE: A Concert Comes to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents the Touring Cast of A Chorus Line in Off the Line on Monday, October 1st at 9:30PM. Returning after a sold out show at 54 Below, the national and international touring cast of A Chorus Line will present an unforgettable evening of music, dance, and laughter at Feinstein's/54 Below. Off the Line will feature a behind the scenes look at the character's inner thoughts and life on the road through the best of the musical theatre cannon. (more...)

Thursday 5(+1): Six Gentlemen From the Nashville Premiere of THE BOYS IN THE BAND
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 27, 2018

It's the day of the show, y'all: The Nashville premiere of Mart Crowley's The Boys in the Band is tonight - at The Barbershop Theatre, 4003 Indiana Avenue in The Nations - and six of the actors portraying Crowley's now-iconic characters took time from tech week to answer questions about their processes and to offer their reasons for why you should come see the show. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at MAN OF LA MANCHA at Westport Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018

Westport Country Playhouse is currently staging "Man of La Mancha," the Tony Award-winning musical about Don Quixote's quest for "The Impossible Dream," from September 25 through October 14. Get a first look at the production below! (more...)

Review Roundup: Geva Theatres's Production Of HAIR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018

Geva Theatre Center presents Hair, with book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado, music by Galt MacDermot, directed by Melissa Rain Anderson, with musical direction by Don Kot, and choreography by Liz Ramos in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage from September 4 through October 7. (more...)

CHICAGO Star Bianca Marroquin Debuts At The Green Room 42 With New Show
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

THE GREEN ROOM 42 will present Bianca Marroquin in her new concert "Solo Pido (All I Ask)" on Wednesday, October 10 at 8:00 PM. Marroquin returns to star as Roxie Hart in Broadway's Chicago opposite Cuba Gooding, Jr. on October 6.  (more...)

'America's Got Talent,' Finalists To Be Featured In A MAGICAL CIRQUE CHRISTMAS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

Producers Simon Painter, Tim Lawson and MagicSpace Entertainment have announced that the husband and wife team Tyce and Mary Nielsen of Duo Transcend, finalists on this season's "America's Got Talent," will be featuring their gravity-defying acts and tricks in A MAGICAL CIRQUE CHRISTMAS, the spell-binding and incredible new holiday production. (more...)

The Skivvies Bring I TOUCH MY ELF to Feinstein's at the Nikko
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2018

This holiday season, the "musically thrilling," award-winning, undie-rock, comedy-pop duo The Skivvies-featuringLauren Molina and Nick Cearley-bring their holiday show, I Touch My Elf, to Feinstein's at the Nikko for one performance only - Thursday, December 13 at 8 p.m.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Chicago Shakespeare Theater Presents NELL GWYNN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2018

Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces the cast for the North American premiere of Jessica Swale's exuberant new comedy Nell Gwynn, September 20-November 4, 2018. The music- and dance-filled play took London audiences by storm when it debuted at Shakespeare's Globe, followed by a celebrated run on the West End. Director of the original London production, Christopher Luscombe, helms the new Chicago Shakespeare production. Star of Broadway and the West End Scarlett Strallen appears as Nell; Chicago leading actor Timothy Edward Kane performs the role of King Charles II. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Presents Spanish Open-Caption Performance Of MAN OF LA MANCHA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2018

Westport Country Playhouse will present an open-caption performance in Spanish of the Tony Award-winning musical "Man of La Mancha," on Saturday, October 13, at 3 p.m.  This is the first time in the Playhouse's history that an open-caption performance in a language other than English will be offered.  An open-caption screen with the Spanish translation in real time will be located at the side of the stage and visible by all members of the audience. (more...)

National Tour Of Monty Python's SPAMALOT Returns To Wilmington Oct 25-28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2018

Back by popular demand, the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Monty Python's Spamalot, returns to The Playhouse on Rodney Square in Wilmington for six performances, October 25-28, 2018. The show opens the 2018-19 Broadway in Wilmington season, presented by Bank of America. (more...)

Carlson Foundation To Host Free Audition Workshop For High Schoolers
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

This FREE workshop will help students fine-tune their audition skills and material - whether they're auditioning for a school show, community production or a college theatre program! Led by industry professionals with Broadway credits, this program is a must for any high schooler interested in musical theatre! (more...)

Photo Flash: Get A First Look At Milwaukee Rep's IN THE HEIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Milwaukee Repertory Theater presents In the Heights, the 2008 Tony Award winner for Best Musical by Hamilton creator Lin Manuel Miranda in the Quadracci Powerhouse through October 28, 2018. Check out the cast in action below! (more...)

America's Got Talent Finalists Added To MAGICAL CIRQUE CHRISTMAS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Producers Simon Painter, Tim Lawson and MagicSpace Entertainment have announced that the husband and wife team Tyce and Mary Nielsen of Duo Transcend, who appeared last night as finalists on this season's "America's Got Talent," will be featuring their gravity-defying acts and tricks in A MAGICAL CIRQUE CHRISTMAS, the spell-binding and incredible new holiday production coming to Playhouse Square December 12 for one 7:30 pm performance. (Tickets: $55, $45, $35, $20 at playhousesquare.org & 216-241-6000.) (more...)

VIDEO: The Cast of COMPANY Sings With the Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Marianne Elliott's highly anticipated new production of George Furth and Stephen Sondheim's Company opens at the Gielgud Theatre 26 September 2018. Get a first look at the cast singing with the orchestra in the video below! (more...)

Eisemann Center Presents THE WIZARD OF OZ This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Eisemann Center Presents THE WIZARD OF OZ for three performances on Friday, October 12 at 7:30 pm and Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 2:00pm and 7:30 pm. This magical production is a celebration of the 1939 MGM movie, and will be presented with breathtaking special effects that will sweep audiences away from the moment the tornado twists its way into Kansas. (more...)

Photo Flash: Go Inside Rehearsals For Goodspeed's THE DROWSY CHAPERONE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Go inside rehearsals for Goodspeed Musicals' The Drowsy Chaperone. Check out rehearsal photos below! (more...)

BWW Review: MAN OF LA MANCHA at the John W. Engeman Theatre lead by Janet Dacal, Richard Todd Adams, and Carlos Lopez
by Melissa Giordano - Sep 19, 2018

Northport's gorgeous John W. Engeman Theatre does it again with a stellar showing of theatre staple Man Of La Mancha, the second show of their dazzling 12th Season. This incarnation of the Tony winner, running through October 28th, is excellently directed by Peter Flynn and boasts an extraordinary cast. Long Island is certainly lucky to have this production lead by Broadway vets Janet Dacal, Richard Todd Adams, and Carlos Lopez. (more...)

"Simply Barbra" Steven Brinberg Celebrates 50th Anniversary Of FUNNY GIRL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

This Saturday, September 22 at 7:00 PM, at The Green Room 42, 570 Tenth Avenue at 42nd Street, NYC (on the 4th Floor of Yotel) Steven Brinberg in the latest edition of Simply Barbra, his acclaimed all-live homage to the legendary Barbra Streisand.This new show celebrates the 50th anniversary of the film Funny Girl, which premiered on September 19, 1968, at the Criterion Theatre on Broadway. In addition to songs from Funny Girl by Jule Styne and Bob Merrill, there will be other Streisand hits and surprises. Musical Director is Christopher Dennyand Sam Krivda will be the special guest star. The cover charge is $20-$60. There is no food and drink minimum. For tickets, please visit www.TheGreenRoom42.com. (more...)

Cast Announced For Brexit Play PEOPLE LIKE US
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

Looking at how politics and Brexit have invaded conversations, Emmy-winning writer Julie Burchill (Sugar Rush; Ambition) and acclaimed journalist and writer Jane Robins (Rebel Queen; White Bodies) bring the world premiere of their debut play People Like Us to the Union Theatre. Starring Kamaal Hussain (The New Statesman, Trafalgar Studios; Becoming Scheherazade, Summerhall and UK tour; Waking the Dead, BBC), Marine Andre (Ruy Bas, French Tour; Phi-Phi, Festival Aix les Bains; Violettes Imperiales, Festival Aix les Bains; Gemma Germaince (A Chorus Line, Churchill Theatre; Hamlet, Hoxton Studios; A Doll's House, Hoxton Studios), Sarah Toogood (The Lisa and John Slideshow, Regent St Cinema Theatre and MAC Theatre Belfast; Bette and Joan, St James Theatre; Doctors, BBC) and Paul Giddings (Kingsman: The Golden Circle, 20th Century Fox; Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Rose Theatre and UK tour; The Vote, Donmar Warehouse), the production sees the personal and the political clash and implode. (more...)

West Coast Publicist Nancy Hereford Has Passed Away
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

Nancy Hereford passed away Tuesday, August 14, 2018, in Torrance, California from complications of cancer. Widely considered the most accomplished theatrical press agent on the West Coast, Nancy spent her career drawing attention and audiences to the arts and artists that she loved. (more...)

BWW Interview: Patrick Cassidy of 5-Star Theatricals
by Cary Ginell - Oct 9, 2018

Newly appointed artistic director Patrick Cassidy, son of Shirley Jones and the late Jack Cassidy, puts a lifetime of theatrical experience to work as he begins his first season helming 5-Star Theatricals' musical theatre program in Thousand Oaks. (more...)

Tickets For The Syracuse Premiere A MAGICAL CIRQUE CHRISTMAS On Sale Now
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018

The producers of Broadway's smash hit The Illusionists have brought together the world's greatest entertainers for a spellbinding and incredible new holiday production - A MAGICAL CIRQUE CHRISTMAS. This thrilling, festive, fun-for-the-whole-family world premiere event will play at The Oncenter Crouse Hinds Theater on December 11, 2018, 7:30pm. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Announces Additions To The Performance Lineup At 2018 TRU Love Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018

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Brenda Braxton Joins The 2018 TRU Love Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces that Tony Award nominated Brenda Braxton joins the cast of the 2018 TRU Love Benefit, 'The Power of Community: Bringing People Together Through the Arts.' The event will honor legendary A Chorus Line co-star and co-founder of the National Asian Artists Project Baayork Lee, who will receive the TRU Spirit of Theater Award for a lifetime of creating opportunities for Asian artists; and off-off-Broadway maverick, creator of the former OOBR Awards and the Midtown International Theatre Festival, John Chatterton who will receive the TRU Entrepreneur Award for providing 17 years of developmental opportunities for a range of independent theater artists. It all takes place on Sunday, November 4, 2018 from 12pm-4pm at Caroline's on Broadway, 1626 Broadway, NYC. (more...)

VTA Presents THE WIZARD OF OZ
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

Victoria Theatre Association's Projects Unlimited Star Attractions presents the greatest family musical of all time, THE WIZARD OF OZ, Oct. 23-25 at 7 p.m. in the Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Photo Flash: KING KONG Arrives on Broadway Tonight- First Look!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

The new musical King Kong begins performances tonight, Friday, October 5 prior to a Thursday, November 8 opening night at the Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway). (more...)

Des Moines Community Playhouse Celebrates With The Dionysos Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

Join the Des Moines Community Playhouse for the 2018-19 Dionysos Awards on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018. The Dionysos Awards celebrates the contributions of more than 750 individuals, giving 55,000 hours annually as actors, backstage crews, and guest services volunteers.   (more...)

Meet the Cast of KING KONG- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Oct 5, 2018

The new musical King Kong begins performances tonight, Friday, October 5. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

Photo Flash: A CHORUS LINE Plays Metropolis Performing Arts Centre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2018

Metropolis presents nine time Tony Award-winning dance musical A Chorus Line through November 3, 2018. A stunning theatrical classic that captures the spirit and tension of a Broadway audition. Exploring the lives and poignant ambitions of professional chorus dancers; those overly dedicated, underpaid, highly trained performers. A Chorus Line takes the audience through the final grueling audition for a new Broadway musical. (more...)

Dancers Over 40 Take the Stage In WE'RE STILL HERE This Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2018

DANCERS  OVER  40 ...and Friends Presents WE'RE  STILL  HERE! A Song and Dance Concert to Celebrate Dancers Over 40's 25th Anniversary and Broadway Cares/EFA (more...)

Broadway Stars And More Sing Disney At The Montalban To Benefit Hope Of The Valley
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2018

BROADWAY TO THE RESCUE is amping up for one of the most incredible nights in theatre in Los Angeles. In a special performance on October 13th, hosted by Broadway's Michael-Leon Wooley (Netflix's 'AJ and the Queen'). Following last year's epic Broadway night, this year, Broadway to the Rescue GOES DISNEY. On this special night, 25 of Broadway's brightest and best, along with an ensemble of over 50 performers, will take to the stage to sing songs and create show-stopping performances based on hits from your favorite Disney movies and musicals, including THE LITTLE MERMAID, MARY POPPINS, FROZEN, HERCULES, ALADDIN, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG and many more. (more...)

Lynn Cohen, Lewis Black, Florencia Lozano, Vanessa Aspillaga & More Set To Present This Week At The Flea
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

The Muse Project, in association with The Tank, presents Musings: a collection of Mini Muse presentations at The Flea Theater as a part of their Anchor Partnership. Musings runs from Monday, October 15th - Sunday October, 21st at The Flea's new home at 20 Thomas Street in Tribeca. (more...)

BWW Interview: Otero-Pailos Captures Merce Cunningham in Dust at New York City Center
by Olga El - Oct 15, 2018

New York City Center's 75th Anniversary Season features an abundance of outstanding programming, from the 15th Fall for Dance Festival to Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's Anniversary celebration to a gala presentation of Broadway hit A Chorus Line to Balanchine: The City Center Years featuring the best ballet companies in the world. Jorge Otero-Pailos is one of three artists who have been selected to capture the epoch in City Center's first-ever series of visual art commissions. (more...)

SAVE THE DATE: Nashville Theater Calendar for October 15, 2018
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 14, 2018

Looking into the future, you'll find a number of new productions on tap for your entertainment pleasure, thanks to the efforts of theater companies all over Middle Tennessee. Here's our calendar for October 1, 2018, to help you plot your course through the end of the year... (more...)

Dancers Over 40 Announces Program For 'We're Still Here!'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2018

Dancers Over 40 will present 'WE'RE STILL HERE!', a song and dance concert with performers from the Broadway and Concert stages. (more...)

Lynn Cohen, Jessica Frances Dukes, Déa Julien, Kyra Miller, And Vanessa Aspillaga Bring Paradigm Shifting Projects To The Flea Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

The Muse Project, in association with The Tank, will present Musings: a collection of Mini Muse presentations at The Flea Theater as a part of their Anchor Partnership. The Muse Project gives women performers the time, space, and opportunity to experiment with and explore their fantasy projects. Musings will showcase the exciting, fresh, paradigm-shifting storytelling that 5 of New York's leading stage actresses have developed through intensive workshops, called Mini Muses. The week will culminate in a party on October 19th, the 'Mini Gala' - a wine and cheese event to celebrate the week's presentations; and 'Tea Time,' a one-of-a-kind Muse pilot program, where a veteran stage actress discusses her experiences building her career. Actress Florencia Lozano is set to partake as the Tea Time guest. (more...)

Cady Huffman, Adrienne C. Moore, Alysia Reiner, Laura Gómez, And Ashley Williams Join The Cast Of WOMEN ON FIRE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

Royal Family Productions (Chris Henry, Artistic Director), a Times Square based non-profit theatre company known for its innovative productions and development of new original work, is proud to announce Women on Fire: Scorching the Dividing Lines. After a successful workshop in spring, Royal Family is pumped to bring back the second installment of the Women on Fire series for 2 NIGHTS ONLY. (more...)

Michael Longoria Announces Holiday Album MERRY CHRISTMAS DARLING
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

Broadway Records today announced that Michael Longoria: Merry Christmas Darling will be released digitally and in stores on Friday, November 9, 2018. (more...)

Michael Longoria Will Release Christmas Album 'Merry Christmas Darling'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

Broadway Records today announced that Michael Longoria: Merry Christmas Darling will be released digitally and in stores on Friday, November 9, 2018. The album is currently available for pre-order at www.BroadwayRecords.com and Amazon.com. (more...)

BWW Feature: FRIENDS! THE MUSICAL PARODY at The D Las Vegas
by Debbie Hall - Oct 11, 2018

The television show Friends remains a perennial favorite beginning from its first broadcast in the 1990s to its rebroadcast on various streaming services, TBS and Paramount Network. FRIENDS! The Musical Parody, the live comedic production, brings the beloved show to a new audience with its debut at the D Las Vegas on Oct. 26. (more...)

Podcast: Marsha Mason & More on the Latest Episode of THE FABULOUS INVALID
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

Theater stalwart Jamie Du Mont, Lucille Lortel Award winner Leslie Kritzer, writer and theater critic Rob Russo, and Tony Award nominee Jennifer Simard just launched their brand-new Broadway-centric podcast, The Fabulous Invalid. (more...)

Kenny Ingram Stars In SHANE BOY DARLING, Opening 10/22 at Ruth Page Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

The Ruth Page Center for the Arts is proud to present Shane Boy Darling, Monday, Oct. 22 at 7:30 p.m. at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn St. A one-man musical concert reading written and starring Kenny Ingram with music and lyrics by Peter Candela. General admission tickets are $25. Discounted tickets are available for seniors, and students over 18. Subject Matter Not Suitable for under 18.    (more...)

DR. BRADLEY'S FABULOUS FUNCTIONAL NARCISSISM at Don't Tell Mama to Benefit The ASA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

Don't Tell Mama and Dr. Bradley Jones will present a special performance of the hilarious and moving coming-of-age story, Dr. Bradley's Fabulous Functional Narcissism, to benefit the American Songbook Association (ASA) on October 31, 2018* at 7pm at the legendary theater district cabaret, where Dr. Bradley has been packing in SRO audiences for months. The ASA is committed to sustaining and forwarding this living legacy of American song and its many genres, which is loved and performed in every corner of the earth. (more...)

SWEAT Offers A Compelling Portrait Of Pride And Survival At Cleveland Play House
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

Cleveland Play House (CPH) brings to life Lynn Nottage's complex story of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Rust Belt drama Sweat.  Set in Reading, PA, this relevant story offers audience members suspense through its intricate portrayal of characters battling to survive in a city crippled by economic stagnation. CPH Artistic Director Laura Kepley will direct. Previews begin on October 13th, with press opening on October 19th at the Outcalt Theatre in Playhouse Square. This production is sponsored by Great Lakes Brewing Company. (more...)

CURTAINS: The Musical Comedy Whodunit Opens At Music Mountain Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

Musical Comedy and Murder have never been funnier together! From the creators of Cabaret and Chicago, Curtains: The Musical Comedy Whodunit, opens at Music Mountain Theatre on Friday, October 5. This hysterical, but not often performed, show was chosen to be part of MMT's second season by audience members in a contest held during the theatre's first season. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 1, 2018
by - Oct 1, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 1 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

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