A Chorus Line on Tour


Photo Flash: Broadway Vet J. Elaine Marcos Debuts One Woman Show WHAT I DID FOR...A JOB At Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2018

J. Elaine Marcos debuted her hilarious one woman show What I Did for...a Job at Feinstein's/54 Below on September 5. (more...)

Bebe Neuwirth to Charm at Ridgefield Playhouse in November
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018

Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress Bebe Neuwirth brings an evening of Stories & Song with Piano to The Ridgefield Playhouse on Saturday, November 10 at 8pm, part of the Ridgefield Magazine Broadway & Cabaret Series. (more...)

2018 TRU Love Benefit to Honor Baayork Lee and John Chatterton
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces 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. (more...)

Photo Coverage: HEARTBREAK HOUSE Celebrates Opening Night
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 7, 2018

Heartbreak House celebrated its opening night last night, September 6. BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out all the photos below! (more...)

Music City Confidential: Why BOYS IN THE BAND Still Resonates
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 6, 2018

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Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for NELL GWYNN at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

Chicago Shakespeare Theater presents 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...)

Madison Theatre At Molloy College Presents GIVE MY REGARDS TO BROADWAY 1970's
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

The HIT Series returns to the Madison Theatre stage with our salute to the Great Musicals of the 1970's! Featuring Broadway hits from award-winning musicals such as A Little Night Music, Sweeney Todd, Chicago, Grease, Annie, Evita, Hair, A Chorus Line and more! The evening guides you through the musical explosions of the 70s with antidotes on how these great musicals made it to the Great White Way. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Stages The Musical MAN OF LA MANCHA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

Westport Country Playhouse will stage "Man of La Mancha," the Tony Award-winning musical about Don Quixote's quest for "The Impossible Dream," from September 25 through October 13.  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...)

Richard Todd Adams, Janet Dacal, and More Lead MAN OF LA MANCHA in Northport
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

The John W. Engeman Theater announces the cast and creative team for MAN OF LA MANCHA. Performances begin on Thursday, September 13 at 8:00pm and run through Sunday, October 28, 2018. (more...)

TRUDY CARMICHAEL PRESENTS: THE IMPROVISED ONE-WOMAN HERSTORY! to make a daring Premiere at The NY International Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

TRUDY CARMICHAEL PRESENTS: THE IMPROVISED ONE-WOMAN HERSTORY! will make its worldwide Premiere in The New York International Fringe Festival this October, 2018. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Geva's Production Of HAIR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 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...)

BWW Review: DANCE NATION, Almeida Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Sep 5, 2018

Wild, raw, hilarious and tender, Clare Barron's electrifying play - first seen in New York earlier this year - is a candid portrait of prepubescent girls, rare compared with the myriad male coming-of-age tales. But, like its warrior women, Barron's piece fights for its space, and with a formal daring that teeters thrillingly on the edge of chaos. (more...)

Bebe Neuwirth Opens 18/19 Season At Kean University's Intimate Enlow Recital Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

Broadway and television star Bebe Neuwirth is set to open Kean Stage's 2018/19 season with performances at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 15, and 3 p.m. on Sunday, September 16, at Enlow Recital Hall. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Karen Ziemba, Alison Fraser and More in HEARTBREAK HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

The limited Off-Broadway engagement for the Shaw's timely classic comedy Heartbreak House will open Sunday September 9th.at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues) and continue through September 29th only. Check out photos of the ensemble in action below! (more...)

Nobel Prize-Winner Luigi Pirandello's NAKED Begins At The Unicorn Theatre, 9/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

Written by Nobel Prize Award-winner Luigi Pirandello, in a new version by Nicholas Wright, Naked begins performances Thursday, September 27 at 7pm at The Unicorn Theatre in Stockbridge, MA. Opening night is set for Saturday, September 29 at 7pm. Directed by Eric Hill (BTG: At Home at the Zoo, The Homecoming, Poe), the production features: David Adkins (Homeland BTG: The Petrified Forest, At Home at the Zoo) as Alfredo Cantavalle; Haley Aguero (BTG: Tarzan, The Music Man) as Emma; James Barry (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson BTG: The Caretaker, The Who's Tommy) as Franco Laspiga; Jeffrey Doornbos (A Thousand Miles Behind) as Consul Grotti; Tara Franklin (Sleep No More BTG: At Home at the Zoo, The Homecoming) as Ersilia Drei; Barbara Sims (A Streetcar Named Desire BTG: Benefactors) as Signora Onoria; and Obie and Drama Desk Award-winner, Rocco Sisto (The King and I BTG: The Homecoming) as Ludovico Nota. This production is sponsored by Lead Sponsor, Bobbie Hallig; Furlano and Arace, PC; The Westifeld News Group; Massachusetts Cultural Council and The Shubert Foundation. (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...)

VIDEO: The Stars of THE CHER SHOW Bring Cher to Vanity Fair
by Stage Tube - Sep 18, 2018

Below, get a behind the scenes look as the three leading ladies of The Cher Show on Broadway star in an editorial for Vanity Fair magazine! Watch as Stephanie J. Block, Teal Wicks, and Micaela Diamond strut their stuff for the camera and serve some of Cher's signature moves in the process! (more...)

Tour Cast Announced for THE WIZARD OF OZ
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

The greatest family musical of all time, THE WIZARD OF OZ, is touching down across the country starting October 6 in Alma, Arkansas. (more...)

Meet THE MAN WHO SAVED CHRISTMAS At The Playhouse At Allenberry!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

The rich tradition of Christmas musicals at the Allenberry Resort returns this November 23 through December 16, 2018 with The Man Who Saved Christmas, a Merry Holiday Musical! (more...)

Lulu Fall, Peter Kim, and More Complete Cast of The Public's WILD GOOSE DREAMS
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. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look and Listen! West End COMPANY Reveals Set Design and Title Song!
by Stage Tube - Sep 18, 2018

Marianne Elliott's highly anticipated new production of George Furth and Stephen Sondheim's COMPANY opens at the Gielgud Theatre from 26 September 2018. Check out time lapse video of their set going up and the cast of the show singing the title song for the first time below! (more...)

Photo Flash: MAN OF LA MANCHA at the John W. Engeman Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

The John W. Engeman Theater announces the cast and creative team for MAN OF LA MANCHA. Performances begin on Thursday, September 13 at 8:00pm and run through Sunday, October 28, 2018. (more...)

Atlanta Lyric Theatre Presents Aurora Theatre's Production Of NEWSIES!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

Atlanta Lyric Theatre presents this sparkling, larger than life production October 19-November 4, 2018. After a fabulous run in Gwinnett county, the Lyric is pleased to bring this exciting collaboration with Aurora Theatre to its audiences. Based on the 1992 motion picture, NEWSIES features a score by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, Sister Act) and Jack Feldman and a book by four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein (La Cage aux Folles, Torch Song Trilogy). NEWSIES, performs at the Jennie T. Anderson Theatre (548 South Marietta Pkwy., Marietta). For tickets, reservations and group pricing visit www.AtlantaLyric.com or call 404-377-9948. (more...)

Michelle Dowdy Brings 'Jazzy, A Night Of Broadway' To Broadway At Green's
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

Michelle Dowdy makes her 'Broadway At Green's' debut tonight in the new cabaret series at Haswell Green's in midtown Manhattan. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch the Babe, the Lady & the Star Make Their Way to Broadway in THE CHER SHOW!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

Superstars come and go. Cher is forever. For six straight decades, only one unstoppable force has flat-out dominated popular culture - breaking down barriers, pushing boundaries, and letting nothing and no one stand in her way. The Cher Show is her story, and it's packed with so much Cher that it takes three women to play her: The kid starting out, the glam pop star and the icon. The Cher Show is 35 smash hits, six decades of stardom, two rock-star husbands, a Grammy, an Oscar, an Emmy, and enough Bob Mackie gowns to cause a sequins shortage in New York City, all in one unabashedly fabulous new musical. (more...)

Photo Coverage: MAN OF LA MANCHA Opens at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 16, 2018

The John W. Engeman Theater announces the cast and creative team for MAN OF LA MANCHA. Performances begin on Thursday, September 13 at 8:00pm and run through Sunday, October 28, 2018. (more...)

Stifel Theatre Announces SPAMALOT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

The Tony Award-winning Best Musical Monty Python's Spamalot, will arrive in St. Louis on April 11. (more...)

Cast Announced for IN A BOOTH AT CHASEN'S
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

On November 15, 1949, in Hollywood, California, an up-and-coming young actress met a handsome movie star for dinner -- a blind date that changed history. (more...)

FANCY NANCY, THE MUSICAL Returns By Popular Demand To Chance Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

Chance Theater, Anaheim's official resident theater company, is delighted to present an encore presentation of Fancy Nancy, The Musical as part of its fourth TYA Family Season. Book and lyrics by Susan DiLallo, music by Danny Abosch and directed by Alex Bueno, based on original staging by Kelly Todd, Fancy Nancy, the Musical will preview from October 5 through October 7; regular performances will begin October 7th and continue through October 28 on the Cripe Stage at Chance Theater @ Bette Aitken theater arts Center. (more...)

Casting Announced For IN A BOOTH AT CHASEN'S At El Portal
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

On November 15, 1949, in Hollywood, California, an up-and-coming young actress met a handsome movie star for dinner -- a blind date that changed history. (more...)

Celebrity Cast for the New Season of DANCING WITH THE STARS Announced
by TV News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

“Dancing with the Stars” is waltzing its way into its upcoming season, and the new celebrity cast is adding some glitzy bling to their wardrobe, breaking in their dancing shoes and readying themselves for their first dance on the ballroom floor, as the season kicks off MONDAY, SEPT. 24 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand. This season's lineup of celebrity dancers includes an “American Idol” mentor, the first-ever blind contestant to take part in the show, an alumnus from Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, a Duke of Hazzard, an Olympic Gold medal-winning gymnast and a Bachelor Nation favorite, among others. (more...)

Porchlight Music Theatre's GYPSY Announces Full Cast
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

Porchlight Music Theatre's Mainstage 2018 - 2019 season launches with Gypsy, A Musical Fable, October 12 - November 25, at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street, with book by Arthur Laurents, music by Jule Styne and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.  Porchlight Music Theatre's Gypsy stars E. Faye Butler as "Rose," is directed by Michael Weber, music directed by David Fiorello and choreographed/associate directed by Chris Carter. (more...)

Photo Flash: FUNIKIJAM'S BABY LIKES TO ROCK! Announces Complete Cast
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

FunikiJam World Music announces the complete cast and creative team for the inaugural production in its 2018-2019 Off-Broadway Season of Family Musicals. Brian Barrentine will direct and star as Captain Jam in the endlessly entertaining and incredibly unique FunikiJam's BABY LIKES TO ROCK! (more...)

BWW Interview: Lorin Latarro talks about Huey Lewis and THE HEART OF ROCK & ROLL
by E.H. Reiter - Sep 12, 2018

Lorin Latarro is choreographing the world premier musical comedy THE HEART OF ROCK & ROLL  at The Old Globe, playing  through October 21st.  (more...)

SIXTEEN Gives Strong Voice To Teens In Trouble
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

Sixteen is a significant, even a sacred, age and number in our society. It's the age at which sweet sixteens are held for girls, a kind of ritual that marks the passage of time and growing up. Even the alliteration of that occasion represents an image of that age as somehow idyllic. It is, however, also an in-between time for people no longer children and not yet fully adults. Many of the more dangerous aspects of the world start to impinge on existence at that age. It is a bittersweet, crucial and, in many ways, a dramatic time. (more...)

VIDEO: Geva's 46th Season Begins With HAIR
by Stage Tube - Sep 11, 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...)

SPONGEBOB's Jesse JP Johnson Makes 'Broadway At Green's' Debut Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

Jesse JP Johnson will be presenting a concert tonight as part of the new 'Broadway At Green's' cabaret series at Haswell Green's in midtown Manhattan. (more...)

Last Chance to Catch STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

Best-selling recording artist, X-Factor winner and West End star Matt Cardle stars with the cast of Strictly Ballroom The Musical through until the end of the celebrated run at the Piccadilly Theatre, on Saturday 27 October. Based on Baz Luhrmann's acclaimed film and now transformed into a spectacular and joyous West End musical, Matt plays the role of band leader Wally Strand. (more...)

Linda Eder, Lindsay Mendez and More Take the Stage at 54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

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

BWW Interview: Tony Award Winner Priscilla Lopez Talks Oklahoma! at TUTS
by Katricia Lang - Sep 10, 2018

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MNM Theatre Co. Presents MY WAY: A Musical Tribute To Frank Sinatra At The Kravis Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

Marcie Gorman, Executive Producer & Artistic Director for the award-winning MNM Theatre Company, today announced their next show at the Kravis Center's Rinker Playhouse will be a finger-snapping, ring-a-ding-ding sentimental favorite: My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra, September 28 to October 14 (more...)

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