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Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/29 - BRIDGES, A CHORUS LINE, and More!
by BWW Special - Sep 29, 2017

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY, A Chorus Line, and More! (more...)

Riverside Theatre Announces LEO: A GHOST STORY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

Allen D. Cornell, Producing Artistic Director/CEO of Riverside Theatre in Vero Beach, announces a new musical production by Riverside Theatricals, a division of Riverside Theatre. Focused on the creation of new musicals, Riverside Theatricals' first two productions have focused towards young audiences starring professional performers. Leo, A Ghost Story is the division's second production and plays Riverside Theatre October 20-28, 2017. (more...)

Marcus Brigstocke and Laura Pitt-Pulford to Lead BARNUM at Menier Chocolate Factory
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

The Menier Chocolate Factory today announced casting for their forthcoming production of Barnum. (more...)

Porchlight Music Theatre to Continue Series with NEW FACES SING BROADWAY 1939
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

Porchlight Music Theatre and Artistic Director Michael Weber have announced the first production in its 2017 2018 season of Chicago's hit musical revue series, New Faces Sing Broadway 1939, hosted by Rob Lindley, directed by Keely Vasquez with music direction by David Fiorello, is Monday, Oct. 23 at Skokie Theatre, 7924 Lincoln Ave in Skokie and Tuesday, Oct. 24 at the Uptown Underground, 4707 N. Broadway at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Broadway Stars Give Back To School Theatre at Educational Theatre Association Event
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

A standing room only crowd packed Feinstein's/54 Below on Sunday for the third annual International Thespian Society alumni benefit concert. The event, produced by the Educational Theatre Association (EdTA), home of the International Thespian Society, was chaired and hosted by Hunter Bell ( title of show , Found). (more...)

Valerie Lemon-Led MARVIN & ME Finds Full Company at Gateway Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

Broadway veterans and regional favorites will join Valerie Lemon in 'Marvin & Me' at the Gateway Playhouse in Somers Point, NJ, on October 7th at 8pm and October 8th at 3pm. Scroll down to learn more about the cast! (more...)

BWW Interview: Miyuki Miyagi of JOSEPH & THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT at 5 Star Theatricals
by Cary Ginell - Sep 28, 2017

Newcomer Miyuki Miyagi was stunning in her SoCal debut in 'Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris' and is now making her first appearance with 5 Star Theatricals with 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.' The Brooklyn transplant is an impressive singer and actress and if her past performance was any indication, she will certainly find her place in L.A.'s theater community. (more...)

Review Roundup: Critics Weigh In on EVITA at North Shore Music Theatre
by Review Roundups - Sep 28, 2017

For decades, theater-lovers have thrilled to the story of EVITA, which recounts Eva Peron's meteoric rise from the slums of Argentina to the presidential mansion as First Lady. Adored by her people as a champion for the poor, she became one of the most powerful women in the world-while her greed, outsized ambition and fragile health made her one of the most tragic. EVITA tells Eva's passionate and unforgettable true story and features some of theater's most beautiful songs, including 'Don't Cry for Me, Argentina,' 'Another Suitcase in Another Hall,' And 'High Flying, Adored.' (more...)

Kravis Center's Public Ticket Sale Day Starts on 10/7 for Most 2017-18 Concerts and Shows
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

The Public Ticket Sale Day for the 2017-2018 season of the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts will be Saturday, October 7. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Briana Carlson-Goodman, Constantine Maroulis and More in EVITA at North Shore Music Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2017

Bill Hanney's award winning North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT) presents Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's legendary musical, EVITA. This environmental production, created solely for its unique theatre in-the-round, can be seen only at North Shore Music Theatre now through Sunday, October 8. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Marg Helgenberger and Damian Young Complete Cast of WHAT WE'RE UP AGAINST at WP Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2017

WP Theater, by special arrangement with Segal NYC Productions, announces the complete cast of the Off-Broadway premiere of What We're Up Against, written by Pulitzer Prize nominee Theresa Rebeck (Mauritius, Seminar, NBC's Smash ), directed by Adrienne Campbell-Holt (Dry Land, Empathitrax). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Laura Osnes Returns to Cafe Carlyle with Ted Sperling and Special Guest Ryan Silverman
by Stephen Sorokoff - Sep 27, 2017

Even If you have premium seating at a Broadway musical or nightclub you still will not be able to feel that the beautiful girl with the spectacular voice performing on stage is singing just for you, and in your living room! Laura Osnes at Cafe Carlyle last night was acting and singing a few feet away from all of us in The Carlyle's legendary living room with her show called Cockeyed Optimists and as they say, you had to see it to believe it . Together with Ted Sperling and Laura's special guest Ryan Silverman they created The World of Rodgers and Hammerstein and it probably would be nominated for a Tony Award if it were in a theatre. The lucky audience that got to be up close and personal with Broadway royalty in Cafe Carlyle were at times overwhelmed with the beauty of the music being made by these three artists, who possess many theatre awards between them. So if you can join them, like all good hosts they are going to make sure there's plenty of good food, wine and conversation during your visit. You will even get to give them a hug and say goodnight to Laura, Ted, and Ryan after the show. (more...)

BWW Review: Alabama Talent Fills The Spotlight in A CHORUS LINE at Virginia Samford Theatre
by David Edward Perry - Sep 27, 2017

Virginia Samford Theatre's production of A Chorus Line successfully leads the audience to feel the colossal emotion behind a dancer saying those six memorable words, 'God, I hope I get it!' (more...)

Dee Hoty, Christine Pedi, Barbara Walsh and More to Bring WOMAN OF THE YEAR to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

John Kander and Fred Ebb's 1981 Tony nominated musical Woman of the Year will come back to New York City for a one-night-only concert at Feinstein's/54 Below on Wednesday, November 29th, 2017, at 7:00pm and 9:30pm, with a portion of the proceeds going to The Phyllis Newman Women's Health Initiative. (more...)

Kevin Aichele, Derek Carley, Robyn Hurder and Jenna Nicole Schoen Headline FROM HERE TO ETERNITY's North American Rollout at Ogunquit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

The Ogunquit Playhouse is honored to be part of the North American rollout of the new musical From Here to Eternity, on stage October 4 through 29. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Arena Stage's THE PAJAMA GAME, Featuring Britney Coleman, Edward Gero, Donna McKechnie and More!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater presents The Pajama Game, directed by Alan Paul in his Arena Stage debut, with music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross, and book by George Abbott and Richard Bissell. Featuring Musical Direction by James Cunningham and Choreography by Parker Esse, The Pajama Game runs October 27-December 24 in the iconic in-the-round Fichandler Stage. BroadwayWorld has a peek at the company at their first rehearsal below! (more...)

Circle Theatre Concludes 36th Season with APPLICATION PENDING
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

On the day applications are due at Edgely Prep, an elite Manhattan private school, the head of admissions is ousted in a scandal. Christine Evans, a Kindergarten assistant, is unexpectedly thrust into the job. (more...)


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Metropolitan Community Church to Donate 50 Percent of Funds Raised at LA CAGE AUX FOLLES to Relief Efforts
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Rev. Dr. Lea Brown, Senior Pastor at the Metropolitan Community Church of the Palm Beaches (MCCPB), today announced that the church which serves South Florida's LGBTQ community, would donate half of all funds raised at the upcoming Preview Performance of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES to relief efforts in Mexico and Puerto Rico. (more...)

Immersive KPOP Extends Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

In response to overwhelming demand and critical acclaim, Ars Nova, in association with Ma-Yi Theater and Woodshed Collective, extends the world premiere of KPOP until October 21. KPOP is a high-octane immersive event that audiences a backstage pass to a K-pop music factory. (more...)

Two Michigan Legends Combine To Create One Premier Destination For World-Class Entertainment
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2017

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Princess Cruises' BORN TO DANCE Pays Tribute to Theater's 'Unsung Heroes'
by Melanie Votaw - Oct 8, 2017

The latest collaboration between Princess Cruises and Stephen Schwartz is called BORN TO DANCE. On October 7, 2017, press and friends of the creators were treated to a special performance of the show aboard the Regal Princess while ported at the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal. (more...)

North Carolina Theatre Announces Cast for November Production of GYPSY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

North Carolina Theatre, the region's premiere nonprofit professional theatre, is proud to announce casting for the first production in its 2017-18 season, Gypsy, playing November 14 through 19 at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Palo Alto Players to Present PETER PAN This November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Fly along with that mischievous sprite to the second star to the right and straight on 'til morning. Palo Alto Players continues its 2017-18 Season with one of Broadway's most beloved family musicals, Peter Pan, based on J.M. Barrie's classic story of the boy who refused to grow up. (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day: October 5- The First Broadway Revival of A CHORUS LINE Opens at The Shubert Theater
by Stage Tube - Oct 5, 2017

Today we celebrate the first Broadway revival of the classic musical, A Chorus Line, which opened at the Shubert Theater on this day in 2006. (more...)

TOP HAT Comes to London for Strictly Limited Run
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Geoids Musical Theatre have announced their new production, and the London amateur premier, of the musical Top Hat which comes to the Bridewell Theatre from 31 October to 4 November 2017. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 5, 2017
by - Oct 5, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 5 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Courage! Cunning! Compassion! Bay Area Children's Theatre Opens THE NIGHT FAIRY 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017

Tiny Flory awakens on the dewy ground after falling out of the nighttime sky, her wings ripped off by a bat. How will she eat? Stay warm? Protect herself? Giant footsteps send her scurrying to safety behind some leaves. She will need all her ingenuity to survive in the strange new daylight world into which she has plunged. (more...)

Hal Linden Will Be Honored with Arena Stage's 2017 American Artist Award
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater will present the American Artist Award to Tony and Emmy Award-winning actor Hal Linden who is currently performing in Arthur Miller's The Price in Arena Stage's Kogod Cradle. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Creeps on Jason Robert Brown and Talks MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG
by Behind the Curtain - Oct 4, 2017

This Week: Looking back on THE LAST FIVE YEARS, celebrating HONEYMOON IN VEGAS, creeping on JRB, MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG opens this Friday, international Sondheim, back to Bacall, a sneak peak of a bygone Broadway, teaching Bacall to dance, the librettos of Doc Simon, secrets of A Chorus Line, the importance of the libretto, Sid Caesar, the grittiness of Charity, what its like to show doctor, musicals that have other, unaccredited creators, the loss of obscurity, is Joshua Harmon the new Neil Simon, the 'boulevard comedy' and a demand for humor in the theatre. (more...)

Stage Door Theatre to Premiere Kevin Black's TICKLING THE IVORIES
by Carol Kassie - Oct 3, 2017

Stage Door Theatre will present the world premiere of award-winning director/choreographer Kevin Black's newest production, Tickling the Ivories, beginning October 13th. The production will run in the venue's Theatre 2 through November 19th. (more...)


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VIDEO: Lola Gets Funky- Watch Billy Porter Perform a KINKY BOOTS Remix!
by Stage Tube - Oct 3, 2017

Below, watch as Porter performs a remix of Kinky hits during a recent concert in his hometown of Pittsburgh! (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Highlights from Starry EVITA at North Shore Music Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2017

Bill Hanney's award winning North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT) presents Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's legendary musical, EVITA. This environmental production, created solely for its unique theatre in-the-round, can be seen only at North Shore Music Theatre now through Sunday, October 8. Click below to watch highlights from the show! (more...)

Abingdon Theatre Company Announces Performance-Only Tickets for AND THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND Gala
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2017

Abingdon Theatre Company has announced that it is offering a limited number of $250 and $125 tickets for the performance-only portion of their 25th Anniversary Gala on Monday, October 23 at 8PM at The Edison Ballroom (240 W. 47th Street). (more...)

BWW Review: A CHORUS LINE - TSU's Musical Is Sensational
by Lynn Beaver - Oct 2, 2017

Texas State University's celebrated Department of Theatre and Dance produces game changing musical A Chorus Line with sensational style. (more...)

Industry Exclusive: The Story of Music Publisher Martin Bandier and His Tempting Broadway Opportunity
by Jay Landers - Oct 16, 2017

What do the Beatles, Dylan, Sting, Stones, Beyonc , Gaga, Madonna, the Taylors (Swift and James), Queen, Elvis, Bowie, Pink, Adele, the Monkees and Snoop Dog all have in common? (more...)

Hayley Tamaddon to Lead THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE 2018 UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

Following a hugely successful tour in Spring 2017, award-winning musical Thoroughly Modern Millie is set to tour the UK again in 2018 opening at Richmond Theatre on Tuesday 27 March with actress Hayley Tamaddon taking on the title role of Millie Dilmount, a Kansas girl determined to make it big in New York City. (more...)

Michael Campayno, Rachelle Rak, James Whiteside and More to Perform at HERO Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

The HIV Experience Resources Organization (HERO) will present, in association with Stage 48, 'The Fourth Annual Broadway and Ballet, HERO Awards.' The event will benefit HERO, a 501 (c) (3) charitable organization that helps newly diagnosed and people living with HIV/AIDS. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - Immersive 1930s Sideshow CURIOSITIES Opens Tonight in Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

Green Lite Productions' new, immersive experience CURIOSITIES officially opens its doors tonight, Friday, October the 13th, in Brooklyn. The 1930s underground piece is currently slated to run through November 26th at its custom home The Menagerie. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Fiore Barbini to Make Cabaret Debut at 53 Above Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

Fiore Barbini makes his NYC cabaret debut in I'M STILL HERE: My Story. The Songs of Leading Ladies. (more...)

Brooklyn Children's Theatre Student Aysha Benjamin Receives Katherine L. Lopez Scholarship
by BroadwayWorld JR - Oct 12, 2017

Rising musical theater star, Aysha Benjamin, will star in Brooklyn Children's Theatre's production of 'SHREK JR.', courtesy of a new scholarship organized by two theater powerhouses: Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Award-winner Robert Lopez and Mike O'Neill, President and CEO of BMI. (more...)

Original Broadway Cast Member Nikka Graff Lanzarone to Lead WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN at MTG
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

Musical Theatre Guild, the winner of the Los Angeles Drama Critic's Circle Margaret Harford Award for sustained excellence in the theatre, will continue their 22nd Anniversary season with the West Coast professional premiere of WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN, the stage musical version of the Academy Award nominated film of the same name. Musical Theatre Guild's production will feature Los Angeles native and original Broadway cast member Nikka Graff Lanzarone in the role of Candela. (more...)

Photo Flash: Princess Cruises Celebrates BORN TO DANCE Premiere with Stephen Schwartz
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

Princess Cruises celebrated the New York premiere of 'Born to Dance,' the latest offering from its first-of-its-kind partnership with Stephen Schwartz, Oscar, Grammy and Tony Award-winning composer of 'Wicked,' 'Godspell,' and 'Pippin.' Joining Schwartz aboard Regal Princess for the premiere was director/creator Daniel C. Levine ('Les Miserables,' 'Mamma Mia!'). Scroll down for photos from the premiere! (more...)

Acting Troupe of Lambert to Stage A CHORUS LINE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

The Acting Troupe of Lambert will be bringing their full High School version of A Chorus Line to the local community October 19 - 21. (more...)

Kneehigh Announces 2018 UK Tour For THE FLYING LOVERS OF VITEBSK
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

Kneehigh has announced dates and venues for the 2018 tour of its award-winning production of The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk, written by Daniel Jamieson and directed by Emma Rice. (more...)

Andrew Keenan-Bolger Tapped for Title Role in KRIS KRINGLE THE MUSICAL at The Town Hall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

KRIS KRINGLE The Musical has found its Kris Kringle and Mrs. Claus! ...Broadway's Andrew Keenan-Bolger (Tuck Everlasting, Newsies) and Kim Crosby (Into the Woods, Guys & Dolls) will play Kris Kringle and Mrs. Claus, respectively, in the original holiday musical, featuring previously announced Tony Award nominees Cathy Rigby (Peter Pan, Seussical) and Pamela Myers (Company, Into the Woods). (more...)

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES to Host Talk-Back with Original Broadway Producer at the Kravis Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

Marcie Gorman-Althof and Michael Lifshitz, the producing partners behind MNM Productions, one of South Florida's hottest, award-winning theatre companies, today announced a special bonus for the audience at an upcoming performance of the gender-bending musical LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, which is running through October 22 at the Kravis Center's Rinker Playhouse. (more...)

Chilina Kennedy, Jenna Ushkowitz and More to Star in NAMT's 2017 Festival of New Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

National Alliance for Musical Theatre announces additional casting for the 29th Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thursday, October 19 and Friday, October 20, 2017 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues). The Festival kicks off on Wednesday, October 18 with its celebrated concert, The 46th Minute. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 1, 2017
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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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