A Chorus Line on Tour

BWW Interview: Tony Award Recipient Baayork Lee Talks Collaboration, Broadway, and More with SOUTH PACIFIC at City Springs Theatre Company
by Sally Henry - Mar 8, 2019

This weekend when SOUTH PACIFIC opens at City Springs Theatre Company, audiences will get the rare privilege of seeing the handiwork of Broadway royalty. (more...)

Bay Area Musicals Announces 2019-2020 - IN THE HEIGHTS, GYPSY, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019

Bay Area Musicals (Matthew McCoy, Founder & Artistic Director, and AeJay Mitchell, Managing Director) has announced the show titles for its upcoming fifth season, which will include four spectacular titles. The 2019-2020 seasonwill include the powerful 6-time Tony Award-winning GYPSY (November 9 - December 8, 2019), the hysterical 10-time Tony Award-nominated THE FULL MONTY (February 15 - March 15, 2020), the game-changing Tony Award-winning Best Musical A Chorus Line(April 11 - May 10, 2020) and Lin-Manuel Miranda's pre-HAMILTON career-making Tony Award-winning Best Musical IN THE HEIGHTS(July 11 - August 9, 2020). GYPSY and THE FULL MONTY will perform at San Francisco's Alcazar Theatre (650 Geary Street, San Francisco, CA 94103) and A Chorus Line and IN THE HEIGHTS will perform at San Francisco's Victoria Theatre (2961 16th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103). Subscriptions to the 2019-2020 season are available now at www.bamsf.org. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons and Page 73 Stage World Premiere of A STRANGE LOOP
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019

Playwrights Horizons, in association with Page 73, present the world premiere production of A Strange Loop, with book, music, and lyrics by 2017 Jonathan Larson Award and2017 Lincoln Center Emerging Artist Award-winner Michael R. Jackson, directed by Stephen Brackett (Be More Chill, Buyer and Cellar), and choreographed by Raja Feather Kelly (Playwrights: If Pretty Hurts Ugly Must Be a Muhfucka; Ugly (Black Queer Zoo), Fairview). (more...)

WSRep Announces Casting For EMMA! A POP MUSICAL At Raue Center
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. (more...)

Additional Tickets Available Now for BC/EFA's BROADWAY BACKWARDS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2019

Tickets are nearly sold out for Broadway Backwards, Broadway's annual gender-reversed celebration of the LGBTQ community, which returns this Monday, March 11, 2019. (more...)

Full Cast Revealed for 5th Ave's New Ahrens and Flaherty Musical MARIE, DANCING STILL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

The 5th Avenue Theatre has announced full casting for its production of Marie, Dancing Still - A New Musical, the gorgeous new work from Tony Award-winning authors Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Ragtime, Once On This Island) and five-time Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman (The Producers, Contact). (more...)

A CHORUS LINE To Kick Off Transcendence Theatre Co. 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

After eight seasons presenting its critically acclaimed 'Broadway Under the Stars' musical revues, Transcendence Theatre Company announces the presentation of its first production of a Broadway musical. (more...)

Stop/time Dance Theater Presents REEL TO REAL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

Playhouse co-artistic director and co-founder Darlene Zoller returns to direct and choreograph REEL TO REAL, a dazzling original show featuring stop/time dance theater, Playhouse on Park's resident dance company. Opening night is Friday, March 29 at 8pm, with a wine and cheese reception beginning at 7pm. (more...)

Antonio Banderas visita WAITRESS en Londres
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Mar 6, 2019

El productor y protagonista de A Chorus Line que se estrenara la temporada que viene ha visitado la produccion del musical de Sara Bareilles en el West End. (more...)

Flying Cows, Killer Rabbits, Taunting Frenchmen and Show Stopping Musical Numbers. SPAMALOT Takes The McCallum By Storm!
by David Green - Mar 5, 2019

The McCallum Theatre presents Monty Python's Spamalot for five performances Friday, March 15, through Sunday, March 17. This outrageous musical comedy is lovingly ripped off from the film classic Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Monty Python's Spamalot tells the legendary tale of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, and their quest for the Holy Grail. Monty Python's Spamalot features A Chorus Line of dancing divas, flying cows, killer rabbits, taunting Frenchmen, and show-stopping musical numbers! The Broadway production won three Tony Awards, including Best Musical, and was followed by two successful West End runs.  (more...)

BMI Announces Musical Theatre Workshop Showcase
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019

The BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop will present its top works at this year's showcase on Monday, April 1st at 3 PM and 6 PM. The shows will be held at The Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater in New York City (10 West 64th Street) and will premiere performances of the best of songs written and composed by recent members of this Drama League, Drama Desk and Tony honored workshop.    (more...)

Oh What a Beautiful Morning! Meet the Cast of OKLAHOMA!- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Mar 19, 2019

The new Broadway production of Oklahoma! begins previews at Broadway's Circle in the Square Theatre (1633 Broadway) on tonight, March 19, 2019. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

Christina Bianco, Mike Birbiglia and More Join Benefit For The Actors Fund at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019

Show business tour de force and six-time TonyAward-winning producer Jamie deRoy brings her star-packed Jamie deRoy & friends cabaret show to New York's famed Birdland, Monday, April 15, at 7 p.m.   (more...)

Photo Coverage: A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Opens at The John W. Theater Northport
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 17, 2019

The John W. Engeman Theater presents A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER. Performances began on Thursday, March 14 and run through Sunday, April 28, 2019. (more...)

BWW Review: Berkeley Preparatory School Wows Audiences with Their Production of Kander & Ebb's CHICAGO
by Peter Nason - Mar 16, 2019

Beautifully choreographed by Seth Travaglino and directed by Chris Marshall, this is one of the finest high school shows you'll see. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Bebe Neuwirth Hosts Dancers In Transition Heart & Soul Gala
by Stephen Sorokoff - Mar 15, 2019

Anka Palitz, The Actors Fund National Ambassador Vice Chair and founder of the Heart & Soul Gala was honored at the Gala's 10th Anniversary in Palm Beach at The Breakers last night, along with Gillian Murphy, Principal Dancer with the American Ballet Theatre and Ethan Stiefel, Principal guest instructor at the American Ballet Theatre. Tony and Emmy Award winning actress/singer/dancer Bebe Neuwirth hosted The Actors Fund event which featured performances by local Florida dancers. (more...)

VIDEO: THE CHER SHOW's Jarrod Spector and Micaela Diamond Sing 'I Got You Babe' on TODAY
by Stage Tube - Mar 15, 2019

Jarrod Spector and Micaela Diamond, who play Sonny and Cher in the Broadway hit 'The Cher Show,' took the stage on TODAY to perform the 1965 track 'I Got You Babe.' (more...)

Star Of "The Voice" Chris Mann Set To Appear At The Peppermint Club In West Hollywood
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

The Peppermint Club and Chris Isaacson Presents have announced The Voice star Chris Mann in concert on Thursday, March 28, celebrating the release of his new CD Noise. Doors open at 8pm and Mann will be joined by special guests Alisan Porter and BELLSAINT. (more...)

VIDEO: Stephanie J. Block of THE CHER SHOW Performs 'If I Could Turn Back Time'
by Stage Tube - Mar 15, 2019

Stephanie J. Block from "The Cher Show" stopped by this morning's episode of "Live with Kelly and Ryan' to perform "If I Could Turn Back Time' from the Broadway musical!  (more...)

#TBT: SPAMALOT Finds Its Grail on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 14, 2019

Fourteen years ago today, Monty Python officially came to Broadway with the opening of SPAMALOT at the Shubert Theatre! In honor of the occasion, we're looking on the bright side of life and throwing it back to the show's 2005 Tony Awards performance featuring Sara Ramirez in the role that won her a Tony! Check out the footage below to find your grail! (more...)

BWW Interview: 7 Questions with CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY's Amanda Rose
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Mar 14, 2019

Childhood favorite CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY has taken over the Orpheum stage through March 17. Learn more about the show and its dedicated Mom, 'Mrs. Bucket,' played by Amanda Rose in the national tour. (more...)

BWW Review: A Chorus Line al Teatro Nazionale di Milano
by Andrea Domanico - Mar 13, 2019

Quando si parla di A Chorus Line ci troviamo di fronte a un mostro sacro del teatro musicale: vincitore di numerosi Tony al suo debutto nel 1975 e per anni il musical piu longevo di Broadway finche non fu superato da Cats. (more...)

VIDEO: Turn Things Around with Highlights from Record Breaking BROADWAY BACKWARDS
by Stage Tube - Mar 13, 2019

A bevy of Broadway's brightest stars joined a sold-out audience on March 11, 2019, to celebrate and motivate the LGBTQ community and its allies through gender-reversed renditions of beloved show tunes, spectacular choreography and a record-breaking fundraising total at Broadway Backwards. Check out highlights from the evening below! (more...)

Nbc's The Voice Star Chris Mann Celebrates CD Release Concert With Special Guests Alisan Porter And Bellsaint
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2019

The Peppermint Club and Chris Isaacson Presents have announced The Voice star Chris Mann in concert on Thursday, March 28, celebrating the release of his new CD Noise. Doors open at 8pm and Mann will be joined by special guests Alisan Porter and BELLSAINT. (more...)

A CHORUS LINE Comes to Palace Theatre 4/19 - 5/12!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2019

5, 6, 7, 8! A Chorus Line is coming to the Palace Theatre in New Hampshire from April 19 to May 12, 2019. (more...)

Steppenwolf Announces Full Cast Of MS.BLAKK FOR PRESIDENT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2019

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announced today the full casting for the world premiere of MS. BLAKK FOR PRESIDENT, co-written by ensemble members Tina Landau (SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical) and Tarell Alvin McCraney (Moonlight, Academy Award). Conceived by Tina Landau, she also directs this true and little-known Chicago story that will star Tarell Alvin McCraney as Ms. Joan Jett Blakk. Joining McCraney in the cast are Patrick Andrews, Molly Brennan, Daniel Kyri, Jon Hudson Odom and Sawyer Smith. (more...)

Ross Lehman's SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY opens April 26th at Citadel Theatre
by Sarah Hookey - Mar 12, 2019

Citadel Theatre Company will close its 2018-19 season with the world premiere of a "musical remembrance" written and performed by one of Chicago's best-loved actors, Ross Lehman. (more...)

A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 By Lucas Hnath Begins March 23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2019

David Mirvish in a co-production with the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre presents A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 by Lucas Hnath. Starring four outstanding Canadian actors and directed by Krista Jackson, this brilliant and audacious play is performed March 23 to April 14, 2019 at Toronto's CAA Theatre as part of the Off-Mirvish Season.  (more...)

CHICK FLICK THE MUSICAL To Play Final Performance On March 16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2019

Chick Flick the Musical, the new musical comedy with book, music and lyrics by Suzy Conn and directed by David Ruttura will close at The Westside Theatre on Sunday, March 16, 2019. At the time of closing, the show will have played 11 previews and 12 performances.   (more...)

MNM Theatre Company Will Present Two Award-Winning Musicals In 2019
by Carol Kassie - Mar 11, 2019

The award-winning MNM Theatre Company, under the direction of Executive Producer and Artistic Director Marcie Gorman, will mount two of Broadway's most beloved and successful musicals in 2019.  Man of La Mancha will run from September 13th through September 29th, and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum will run from November 22nd through December 8th.  Both shows will be performed in the Raymond F. Kravis Center's Rinker Playhouse, and Forum will be a co-presentation with the Kravis Center.   (more...)

Meet the Cast of BE MORE CHILL- Now on Broadway!
by Julie Musbach - Mar 11, 2019

Just last night the company of the cult hit Be More Chill, featuring music and lyrics by Joe Iconis, a book by Joe Tracz , direction by Stephen Brackett and choreography by Chase Brock, celebrated opening night on Broadway.  (more...)

Arturo Díez Boscovich será el director musical del Teatro del Soho
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Mar 11, 2019

Arturo Diez Boscovich llevara la batuta en el nuevo Teatro del Soho Caixabank que el actor Antonio Banderas abrira en durante el ultimo trimestre de este año en su Malaga natal. (more...)

Theater for the New City Presents SIGN IN THE SIX O'CLOCK SKY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2019

The Xoregos Performing Company is presenting a new play at Theater for the New City by Arnold Schulman, a playwright and screenwriter who has been nominated for two Academy Awards and written for Broadway. Schulman's Sign in the Six O'Clock Sky debuts at Theater for the New City March 14 and runs through March 31. Shela Xoregos directs the production. Tickets are $18 and $15 for seniors and students. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look At CHICK FLICK THE MUSICAL At Westside Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2019

Chick Flick the Musical a new musical comedy with book, music and lyrics by Suzy Conn (Suffra-Jets; The Mercer Girls), has began performances at The Westside Theatre (407 W. 43rd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues), opening night is Thursday, March 7. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Beat Goes On! THE CHER SHOW Celebrates 100 Performances on Broadway
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 1, 2019

Do you believe in life after 100? The cast of The Cher Show certainly does! Just yesterday, the company celebrated a Broadway milestone- 100 performances! Check out photos from the special celebration below! (more...)

AUDICIONES: Antonio Banderas convoca casting para A CHORUS LINE
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Feb 28, 2019

El musical se estrenara en Malaga la proxima temporada. (more...)

Darren Criss, Lea DeLaria, Alice Ripley, and More Join Lineup of BROADWAY BACKWARDS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019

Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner Darren Criss (Hedwig and the Angry Inch, TV's The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story), Lea DeLaria (TV's Orange is the New Black), Tony Award winner Rosemary Harris (My Fair Lady), Tony nominee Christopher Jackson (Hamilton), Nicole Vanessa Ortiz (Smokey Joe's Cafe), Tony winner Alice Ripley (Next to Normal), Alexandra Silber (Fiddler on the Roof), Ana Villafañe (On Your Feet!) and Teal Wicks (The Cher Show) have been added to the star-studded lineup of Broadway Backwards, the annual celebration of show tunes, love and the LGBTQ community. (more...)

Antonio Banderas Will Co-Direct A CHORUS LINE in Spain; Auditions Announced!
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Feb 28, 2019

On February 6th Antonio Banderas announced his new project: he will open the new Teatro del Soho Caixabank in Malaga, Spain, and the first show to run in it will be A Chorus Line. Today, Banderas, who will co-direct and co-star in the production, has announced auditions for the musical. (more...)

BWW Review: MISS SAIGON at Shea's Buffalo Theatre
by Michael Rabice - Feb 27, 2019

Buffalo audiences are in for a rare treat. The Broadway revival of the hit musical MISS SAIGON soared into town last night in what can only be described as a spectacular evening of theatre. First seen on Broadway in 1991 at the height of the megamusical phenomenon, MISS SAIGON continues to resonate with age. Those familiar with Puccini's opera MADAMA BUTTERFLY will not be disappointed in the updating of the story by composer Claude-Michel Schonberg and lyricists Richard Maltby and Alain Boubil. (more...)

Xoregos Performing Company Presents Play By Famed Hollywood Screenwriter
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2019

The Xoregos Performing Company is presenting a new play at Theater for the New City by Arnold Schulman, a playwright and screenwriter who has been nominated for two Academy Awards and written for Broadway. (more...)

World Premiere Of New Musical REBEL GENIUS Comes to UCLA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019

Rebel Genius, a new musical from Peabody Award-winning songwriter and film composer Matthew Puckett, and based on the life of the young and highly ambitious Albert Einstein, will have its world premiere at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television's (UCLA TFT) Little Theater on Friday, March 8, 2019. Rebel Geniuscrashes physics and love into one another as Albert falls madly in love with Mileva Maric and then risks everything he has to find a perfect Unified Theory of the Universe. Book, music and lyrics by Matthew Puckett; directed by Ovation Award winner Brian Kite; choreographed by Ovation Award winner Dana Solimando; musical direction by Dan Belzer and Jeremy Mann. (more...)

Ezekiel Andrew, Danyel Fulton, and More Will Lead Theatre Under The Stars' RAGTIME - Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) has announced the full cast for its upcoming production of Ragtime. (more...)

SPAMALOT Begins March 6 at ABT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019

Alberta Bair Theater's Broadway Series presented by U.S. Bank picks back up with the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Monty Python's SPAMALOT on Wednesday, March 6 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 2/26: ALICE BY HEART Opens, Kids Night on Broadway, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Feb 26, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Get a start to your Tuesday morning by reading the latest from around the Broadway World! (more...)

BWW Feature: Introducing the 16 INDONESIA MENUJU BROADWAY Awardees Going to Broadway This July
by Rakaputra Paputungan - Feb 25, 2019

From child stars to a math teacher, these 16 young theatre talents will be sent to Broadway on a week-long scholarship course courtesy of the INDONESIA MENUJU BROADWAY program. (more...)

Cast Announced for A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER At The John W. Engeman Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2019

The John W. Engeman Theater announces the cast and creative team for A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER. Performances begin on Thursday, March 14 and run through Sunday, April 28, 2019. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Curtain Call And Press Night Celebration of 3D Theatricals' A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER
by Lily Lim - Feb 20, 2019

Broadway is closer than you think! Now that 3-D Theatricals is the official company in residence at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts, theatre lovers from Los Angeles and Orange counties can delight in experiencing the biggest Broadway stars and blockbuster shows just minutes from their front door! (more...)

Next Stop Broadway Musical Theater Program For Youth To Begin At DPAC In Summer 2019
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2019

DPAC is proud to announce Next Stop BROADWAY, a new week-long musical theater program consisting of classes, workshops, and rehearsals focused on classic Broadway shows. A staff of esteemed Broadway professionals, headed by Broadway veteran Tony Parise, will teach participants songs and choreography from two hit shows from the 'Golden Age of Broadway' and cast members will create their own presentations based on shows in the upcoming DPAC season and other hit musicals. (more...)

BWW Interview: Federico Bellone, director de GHOST, EL MUSICAL
by Juan Carlos Verdu Garcia - Feb 20, 2019

Hablamos con el responsable de la nueva produccion de LETSGO que llegara a la Gran Via en octubre de este año. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Kevin Laughon a Memorial to One of the Area's Finest
by Elliot Lanes - Feb 19, 2019

Today's subject disproves the theory that you can't be good at everything. Kevin Laughon is the Production Associate at Theater J, but his long career of working in the theatre has taken him on both sides of the footlights. (more...)

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