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A Chorus Line tells the story of a group of 17 performers vying for the chance to dance in a Broadway show. After all the sweat and tears, only eight will be chosen for this opportunity of a lifetime. Winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, A Chorus Line is a timeless show for anyone who has ever dared to dream.



Photo Coverage: The Cast of THE CHER SHOW Takes Their Opening Night Bows
by Walter McBride - Jun 29, 2018

The Cher Show officially opened its pre-Broadway run in Chicago last night, June 28. Check out photos of the cast taking their opening night bows below! (more...)

VIDEO: First Look at Broadway At Music Circus' SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS
by Stage Tube - Jun 29, 2018

Following a critically acclaimed, sold out run of Singin' in the Rain, the 2018 Broadway At Music Circus season continues with Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, a show Broadway World called a 'daring, dazzling choreographic extravaganza.' With iconic choreography and a Tony®-nominated score, this rollicking musical based on the beloved MGM film features a crafty and assertive young bride living in the 1850s Oregon wilderness. She attempts to civilize and marry off her six rowdy brothers-in-law, but her plan goes comically wrong. Featuring high-kicking dance numbers, heartfelt romance and soaring songs. Performances of Seven Brides for Seven Brothers are Tuesday, June 26 through Sunday, July 1 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. (more...)

Heritage Theatre Festival To Present Madcap Marx Brothers Musical THE COCOANUTS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2018

Strap in, folks…things are about to get wild over at Heritage Theatre Festival with the classic Marx Brothers musical The Cocoanuts - coming to the Culbreth Theatre from July 20-29. (more...)

Photo Flash: Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center Host SOME ENCHANTED EVENING Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts held Some Enchanted Evening, the 27th Annual Summer Gala in Sag Harbor on the Long Wharf on July 7, 2018, with Jane Lynch as emcee.  The event benefits Bay Street's educational and theatrical programs. The evening included special performances as well as a silent auction, cocktail party, live auction with celebrity auctioneer Richard Kind, dinner and dancing. And due to future restoration of the Long Wharf, this was the final gala to be held there. (more...)

Riverside Center Presents A CHORUS LINE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

Riverside Center for the Performing Arts in Fredericksburg, Virginia is excited to be celebrating 20 years of bringing the best of Broadway in Virginia with the legendary and iconic Broadway musical, A Chorus Line starring J. Clayton Winters as Zach and Nicole Oberleitner as Cassie. A Chorus Line begins performances on July 25th and runs until Sunday, September 16th. (more...)

"The Voice" Winner Alisan Porter Comes to Hotel Cafe In Hollywood 7/15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

???????Chris Isaacson Presents has announced that Season 10 winner of NBC's The Voice Alisan Porter will appear in concert for one show only on Sunday, July 15, at 7pm at the Hotel Cafe in Hollywood. (more...)

Dancers From Broadway, National Tours, And TV Sing In Debut Of #DancerFirst This Tuesday
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2018

A new series for the #dancerfirst premiers at The West End on Tuesday July 10th at 9:30pm! Directed by Ian Connor, Hosted by Jake McKenna (WICKED FROZEN Off-Broadway). Dancers from the National Touring Companies of A Chorus Line, NEWSIES, CATS, WICKED, THE WIZARD OF OZ, PIPPIN, THE GRINCH WHO STOLE CHRISTMAS, BULLETS OVER BROADWAY, FLASH DANCE, FINDING NEVERLAND, 42ND STREET, Broadway's CATS, TV's SMASH, GOOD MORNING AMERICA, and Rocketts from THE RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR leave their dance shoes at home and sing songs of their choice in #DANCERFIRST - A Cabaret. (more...)

The 'Broadwaysted' Podcast Welcomes GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER's J. Elaine Marcos
by Broadwaysted - Jul 7, 2018

This week the Broadwaysted crew is excited to be sitting down with a Broadway regular: the hilarious and wonderful J. Elaine Marcos! We're pouring out some tasty Montelobos Mezcal and some Adam Rippon-approved Oyster Bay Sauvignon Blanc while J. Elaine spills about her international bike-riding trips, her hilarious on-stage mishaps in Chorus Line, and her next Broadway outing in the new musical Gettin' The Band Back Together. (more...)

Matt Cardle To Join Cast Of STRICTLY BALLROOM The Musical
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2018

Best-selling recording artist, X-Factor winner and West End star Matt Cardle is to join the cast of Strictly Ballroom The Musical. Based on Baz Luhrmann's acclaimed film and now transformed into a spectacular and joyous West End musical, Matt will play the role of band leader Wally Strand, from Tuesday 31st July at the Piccadilly Theatre. He takes over the role from Will Young. (more...)

BWW Interview: Emily Escobar wins Scholarship from THE JIMMY AWARDS at Minskoff Theatre
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - Jul 6, 2018

Little did Emily Escobar realize that her performance in Alonso High School's Zombie Prom as Toffee would earn her a nomination as Outstanding Actress. (more...)

SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Announces Digital Rush and Ticket Lottery
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2018

Performances for Smokey Joe's Cafe: The Songs of Leiber & Stoller begin tonight, Friday, July 6 at Stage 42 and today the producers announced the Digital Lottery and Rush policy. Tickets for both the digital lottery and rush tickets will be $30 which includes the facility fee. (more...)

Roger Bart, Ali Stroker & More Complete Cast of Hollywood Bowl's ANNIE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2018

Casting is now complete for the Hollywood Bowl's upcoming production of Annie. The new cast members are Roger Bart as Daniel 'Rooster' Hannigan, Kaylin Hedges as Annie, Ali Stroker as 'Star-to-Be,' Amir Talai as Bert Healy, Marlow Barkley as Kate, Amadi Chapata as Pepper, Noe Lynds as July, Rae Martinez as Tessie, Malea Emma Tjandrawidjaja as Molly, and Olivia Zenetzis as Duffy. (more...)

Disney's NEWSIES Takes The CRT Stage By Storm
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2018

Cortland Repertory Theatre invites audiences to "seize the day" with their next high-energy summer production: the hit stage version of Disney's movie musical "Newsies"! This exciting musical has music written by Alan Menken, lyrics by Jack Feldman and a book by Harvey Fierstein, and is based on the film written by Bob Tzudiker and Noni White. Performances of CRT's production will be held at the Little York Pavilion in Preble, and run from July 11 - 28 with evening show times at 7:30. Matinees are available on July 13, 15, 18, 22, and 25 at 2:00 PM. Tickets may be purchased by calling 800-427-6160 or by visiting the CRT Box Office at 24 Port Watson Street in downtown Cortland. Tickets are also available for sale 24 hours a day through the CRT website at www.cortlandrep.org, using the online service ETix. CRT cautions that this is the only approved online ticket service; other online sites charge significantly higher rates for tickets and are NOT approved by CRT. (more...)

Julie Smith Teaches Floor Barre & Jazz Master Classes At Marblehead School Of Ballet
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2018

Performer Julie Pappas Smith returns as a guest faculty member to the Marblehead School of Ballet (MSB). The North Shore native will teach Floor Barre on Friday, July 27 from 2:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. and Broadway Jazz from 3:15 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. at the school, located at 115 Pleasant Street in picturesque Marblehead, Massachusetts. The master classes are open to the public. (more...)

WEST SIDE STORY Opens in Weston July 12
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2018

Continuing a full tilt schedule of summer entertainment, Weston presents America's most beloved musical, West Side Story, on the Main Stage from July 12 through August 4. (more...)

Disney's NEWSIES Takes The Stage July 10-15 At Broadway At Music Circus
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2018

The 2018 Broadway At Music Circus season continues with Disney's Newsies, which The New York Times called "a musical worth singing about!" With a cast that includes Broadway veterans and veterans of the Broadway and national touring productions of Newsies-and featuring the original Tony Award-winning Broadway choreography-the show is sure to be an audience favorite. Performances of Disney's Newsies are Tuesday, July 10 through Sunday, July 15 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. (more...)

Ramin Karimloo, Christine Allado, and More Record Webborn And Finn's British Musical THE CLOCKMAKER'S DAUGHTER
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2018

Acclaimed new British musical The Clockmaker's Daughter premiered in London in 2015 and has, to date, been nominated for 11 awards. (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, July 2- Remembering Michael Bennett
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 2, 2018

On this day, we celebrate the life and legacy of legendary Broadway choreographer and director, Michael Bennett. (more...)

Broadway Lights Will Dim Tonight for Dame Gillian Lynne; Andrew Lloyd Webber Tributes the Legend
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2018

As BroadwayWorld sadly reported yesterday, trailblazing dancer, director, and choreographer Dame Gillian Lynne passed away. She was 92 years old. The Committee of Theatre Owners has decided to dim the lights of Broadway theatres in New York in her memory tonight at exactly 6:45pm for one minute. The Society of London Theatres has announced that the lights will also dim across the West End theatres. (more...)

Chesterwood To Present Staged Reading Of Harold Holzer's THE LINCOLN FAMILY ALBUM
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

Chesterwood will present a staged reading of "The Lincoln Family Album", written and moderated by noted Lincoln scholar Harold Holzer, on Wednesday, Aug. 8 at 5 p.m. in Daniel Chester French's Studio. The presentation is the third program Holzer has written and narrated for Chesterwood and follows the success of previous sold-out performances of Holzer's "Lincoln Speaks." (more...)

PHANTOM Star Jay Armstrong Johnson with BWW- Watch the Full Conversation!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

Earlier today, BroadwayWorld's Steve Schonberg is got up close and personal with Broadway's newest Raoul, Jay Armstrong Johnson! Miss the conversation? Catch up on the full chat below! (more...)


by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Jul 17, 2018

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Fiore Barbini Brings Cabaret ShowLOSING MY MIND to 53 Above Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

FIORE BARBINI is bringing his newest cabaret show, LOSING MY MIND, to 53 Above Broadway in New York City on Wednesday, September 5th, 2018. The show features musical direction by Yasuhiko Fukuoka. Fiore made his NYC cabaret debut in October 2018 with his first solo show, I'M STILL HERE, at 53 Above Broadway. He brought the show to Don't Tell Mama Cabaret and performed sets at The Duplex and The West End. (more...)

A Chorus Line Opens at Florida Rep Education
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

A Chorus Line, the long-awaited, singular sensation from the Florida Rep Education Conservatory opens Aug. 9 at the Historic Arcade Theatre.  (more...)

THE CHER SHOW Cancels Final Performance in Chicago Due to Technical Error
by Stephanie Wild - Jul 15, 2018

The Cher Show cancelled its final performance in Chicago, which was set for today, July 15, due to a technical issue. The issue was announced to the audience shortly after the show was set to begin. A mini concert was performed in lieu of the full production, including 4 songs. (more...)

Photo Flash: Mara Davi and Edward Watts Star in THE MUSIC MAN at LEXington Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2018

The LEXington Theatre Company opened The Music Man on July 12, kicking off their fourth season of combining "Today's Broadway Stars and Tomorrow's Broadway Hopefuls" in Lexington, Kentucky. (more...)

VIDEO: Head to Iowa with the Cast of THE MUSIC MAN
by Stage Tube - Jul 13, 2018

The LEXington Theatre Company opened The Music Man on July 12, kicking off their fourth season of combining "Today's Broadway Stars and Tomorrow's Broadway Hopefuls" in Lexington, Kentucky. (more...)

Brief 7/13: WEST SIDE STORY Revival, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Jul 13, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Ivo van Hove will direct a new staging of West Side Story, and more! (more...)

Win a Chance To Perform In THERE'S NOTHIN' LIKE A DAME – 100 YEARS OF WOMEN IN MUSICAL THEATRE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2018

Lambert Jackson announces competition to find future musical theatre star, offering the winner an opportunity to perform in its debut show There's Nothin' Like a Dame - 100 Years of Women in Musical Theatre a celebration of women in musical theatre. (more...)

BWW Live Will Chat with PHANTOM Star Jay Armstrong Johnson Next Wednesday!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2018

On Wednesday, July 18, (6:00pm EST) BroadwayWorld's Steve Schonberg is getting up close and personal with Broadway's newest Raoul, Jay Armstrong Johnson! Don't forget to tune in to our official Facebook page to submit your questions live or send us questions in advance on Twitter @BroadwayWorld with #AskJayBWW. (more...)

IN A BOOTH AT CHASEN'S Comes to El Portal - Tickets On Sale Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Jul 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...)

WICKED Will Become 6th Longest-Running Show In Broadway History Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

Thank goodness! Wicked will play its 6,138th Broadway performance tonight, Thursday, July 12 at 8pm. With the performance, the production surpasses A Chorus Line as the 6th longest-running production in Broadway history. (more...)

Yiddish FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Extends Run
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) today announced that the highly anticipated American premiere of the Yiddish language Fiddler on the Roof, which began preview PERFORMANCES Off Broadway at the Museum of Jewish Heritage last week, will extend its run for an additional week through September 2 due to demand for tickets. The Press Opening takes place Sunday, July 15 and a VIP gala performance on Monday, July 16. Helmed by Academy Award and Tony Award winner Joel Grey, the acclaimed musical is being presented now for an 9-week limited engagement through September 2. (more...)

Complete Casting Announced for West End COMPANY Starring Patti LuPone
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

The complete cast was announced today for Marianne Elliott's highly anticipated new production of George Furth and Stephen Sondheim's COMPANY which opens at the Gielgud Theatre from 26 September 2018. (more...)

BROADWAY CELEBRATES NEW MUSICAL THEATRE at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents 'Broadway Celebrates New Musical Theatre' on Friday, July 20, 2018, at 11:30 pm. The show features Aaron Alcaraz, Nicholas Barasch, Alana Cauthen, Grace Choi, Karl Josef Co, CJ Eldred, MaryJoanna Grisso, Cory Jeacoma, Noah Plomgren, and Brynn Williams. 'Broadway Celebrates New Musical Theatre' will bring to light the importance of new musical theatre writing and provide a platform for hopeful writers to work with a group of professionals to showcase their work in front of a larger audience. (more...)

BWW Interview: Chris Bush Talks PERICLES at the National Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - Jul 12, 2018

Following our interview with Pericles director Emily Lim, we met up with playwright Chris Bush. She details her journey with Public Acts and chats about the challenges of writing for 200 performers. (more...)

The Southgate Community Players Announces SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

The Southgate Community Players are opening their 2018-2019 season with Jason Robert Brown's song cycle style show, Songs for a New World. Performed by two men and two women, the characters and their stories are tied together by the idea that one moment can change anyone's life. This small but talented ensemble combined with the touching repertoire and intimate venue promise for an evening that will take you to a "new world' of emotions you won't want to miss! (more...)

MARIA LUISA LA CHINA MENDOZA emprendió el camino a la eternidad
by Clemente Sanchez - Jul 12, 2018

MARIA LUISA LA CHINA MENDOZA emprendió el camino a la eternidad (more...)

Photo Coverage: Bay Street Theatre's 27th Annual Gala
by Melissa Giordano - Jul 12, 2018

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts held Some Enchanted Evening, the 27th Annual Summer Gala in Sag Harbor on the Long Wharf on July 7, 2018, with Jane Lynch as emcee. The event benefits Bay Street's educational and theatrical programs. The evening included special performances as well as a silent auction, cocktail party, live auction with celebrity auctioneer Richard Kind, dinner and dancing. And due to future restoration of the Long Wharf, this was the final gala to be held there. The theme this year was a Celebration of the Golden Age of Broadway. A star-filled concert kicked off the evening, with songs from the most beloved musicals including South Pacific, West Side Story, On The Town, Carousel, and more, written by the hilarious, award-winning playwright Jonathan Tolins (playwright of Buyer and Cellar and Bay Street's hit comedy The Forgotten Woman). Entertainment included Broadway star and East Hampton resident Howard McGillin (Mystery of Edwin Drood, Gigi, Bay Street's My Fair Lady and Grey Gardens) performing 'Some Enchanted Evening' and 'Something's Coming'; German and Australian star Sarah Bowden (Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame, A Chorus Line at the Hollywood Bowl) and Cory Lingner performed 'Whatever Lolo Wants' with special thanks from Mary Callahan and Nicole Fosse from The Verdon Fosse Legacy; choreographer Joshua Bergasse who recreated his Tony nominated staging of 'New York, New York' from On the Town; and Robert Fairchild, former Principal Dancer New York City Ballet and starred in An American in Paris on Broadway performed 'Kansas City'; Phyre Hawkins performed 'Come Rain or Come Shine'; Nick Cearley and Wayne Alan Wilcox performed a medley from Guy and Dolls; Other performers include Bay Street Acting Apprentices Kara Arena, Lewis Elliott, Allison Gray, Meghan LeFlam, Anthony Sims and Phillip Young. The full company sang 'Climb Ev'ry Mountain.' Jane Lynch (two-time Emmy winning host of Hollywood Game Night and an Emmy and Golden Globe winner for her portrayal of Sue Sylvester on Glee) sang 'You'll Never Get Away From Me' with Richard Kind (Amazon's Red Oaks, The Producers, The Big Knife, Mad About You, Spin City, A Bug's Life, Cars, Inside Out, and Bay Street's productions including Enter Laughing, Romance, Travesties, and The Lady in Question). 'It was a wonderful evening and a great way to celebrate our last summer gala on the Long Wharf,' says Scott Schwartz, Bay Street Theater's Artistic Director. 'We will have a new location next year, but we had an amazing music-filled sunset party that supports Bay Street Theater.' 'The annual gala was a wonderful event and Bay Street's only fundraiser of the year,' says Executive Director Tracy Mitchell. 'Besides being a fun night in the theater and on the Wharf, the gala is the cornerstone of our fundraising efforts allowing us to support more than thirty other community organizations on the East End.' The evening's auction items included a week-long stay in St. Barth's for 4 at a luxury 2- bedroom WIMCO villa, complete with unparalleled concierge service, and roundtrip flights to the island from San Juan via private carrier Tradewind Aviation. Other items included an 8-day cruise on Viking Cruises for 2, a walk on role in EVITA with dinner for 8 guests at The American Hotel, and many, many more. This year, the Bay Street Theater honored Sag Harbor businesses as a thank you for supporting the Gala for the past 27 years, Bay Street Theater honored Bay Street Board Members Luigi Caiola and Erik Batt, who along with their spouses and families have been devoted supporters. Also attending the Gala among Broadway stars and performers were actor Steven Fales from the upcoming production of Confessions of a Mormon Boy(July 17-22), Lorna Luft,The cast of Frost/Nixon (running now through July 22) including Harris Yulin and Daniel Gerroll. This year's sponsors (list in progress) include: Peeko Oysters, Greenport Harbor Brewing Company, Bedell Wine, Clovis Point Winery, Tradewind Aviation, Channing Daughters Winery, Hamptons H2O Water, Simple Vodka, Sag Harbor Rum, Sag Harbor Florist, Land's End, Oban, Peconic Landing, Viking River Cruises, Searles Graphics, Sterling Affair, Bridgehampton National Bank, Corcoran Group, Hamptons Magazine, Dan's Papers, Purist, Beach Magazine, and WIMCO Villas. For more information about Bay Street Theater log on to baystreet.org or call the Box Office at 631-725-9500. Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is a year-round, not-for-profit professional theater and community cultural center which endeavors to innovate, educate, and entertain a diverse community through the practice of the performing arts. We serve as a social and cultural gathering place, an educational resource, and a home for a community of artists. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Weathervane Continues A Summer of Dance with 42nd STREET
by Paul Batterson - Jul 11, 2018

When Kevin Connell started to put together the Weathervane Playhouse's slate of shows for the summer, the managing artistic director for the Newark theatre wanted to put an emphasis on dance for the Playhouse's 50th anniversary season. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THIS AIN'T NO DISCO Starring Krystina Alabado, Lulu Fall, Chilina Kennedy and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018

This Ain't No Disco is an impressionistic rock opera set in Studio 54 and Mudd Club-era New York City, from Stephen Trask and Peter Yanowitz, choreographed by Camille A. Brown , and directed by Darko Tresnjak. Get a first look at the production below! (more...)

Citadel Theatre Announces 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018

Citadel Theatre Company, an Equity-affiliated professional company performing in Lake Forest, IL, has announced its 16thseason. The four-show subscription season will include the Lillian Hellman classic THE LITTLE FOXES, a holiday production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, a contemporary American comedy-drama to be announced, and the world premiere of Ross Lehman's SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY, a one-man musical remembrance about his parents and their WWII era romance. (more...)

Photo Flash: Cortland Repertory Theatre Presents NEWSIES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018

Cortland Repertory Theatre invites audiences to "seize the day" with their next high-energy summer production: the hit stage version of Disney's movie musical "Newsies"! This exciting musical has music written by Alan Menken, lyrics by Jack Feldman and a book by Harvey Fierstein, and is based on the film written by Bob Tzudiker and Noni White.  Performances of CRT's production will be held at the Little York Pavilion in Preble, and run from July 11 - 28 with evening show times at 7:30.  Matinees are available on July 13, 15, 18, 22, and 25 at 2:00 PM.  Tickets may be purchased by calling 800-427-6160 or by visiting the CRT Box Office at 24 Port Watson Street in downtown Cortland. Tickets are also available for sale 24 hours a day through the CRT website at www.cortlandrep.org, using the online service ETix. CRT cautions that this is the only approved online ticket service; other online sites charge significantly higher rates for tickets and are NOT approved by CRT. (more...)

VIDEO: Highlights from NEWSIES at Broadway At Music Circus
by Stage Tube - Jul 11, 2018

The 2018 Broadway At Music Circus season continues with Disney's Newsies, which The New York Times called 'a musical worth singing about!' With a cast that includes Broadway veterans and veterans of the Broadway and national touring productions of Newsies-and featuring the original Tony Award-winning Broadway choreography-the show is sure to be an audience favorite. Performances of Disney's Newsies are Tuesday, July 10 through Sunday, July 15 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. (more...)

BWW Review: AVIGNON THEATRE FESTIVAL Presents LA REPRISE by MILO RAU
by Wesley Doucette - Jul 10, 2018

'Milo Rau has created nothing short of a shocking success. I pray the day comes when such artistic experiences are not necessary. Though in our world of catastrophe, he offers something visceral and vital.' (more...)

Scarlett Strallen and Timothy Edward Kane Lead NELL GWYNN at Chicago Shakespeare
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 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...)

Photo Flash: First Look at NEWSIES at Broadway At Music Circus
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

The 2018 Broadway At Music Circus season continues with Disney's Newsies, which The New York Times called 'a musical worth singing about!' With a cast that includes Broadway veterans and veterans of the Broadway and national touring productions of Newsies-and featuring the original Tony Award-winning Broadway choreography-the show is sure to be an audience favorite. Performances of Disney's Newsies are Tuesday, July 10 through Sunday, July 15 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. (more...)

BWW Review: Reagle Music Theatre's ANYTHING GOES: Seaworthy and 'See-worthy'
by Nancy Grossman - Jul 10, 2018

An energetic cast of nearly 40 performers and a 16-piece orchestra give the incomparable Cole Porter score of ANYTHING GOES its due. Leigh Barrett headlines as Reno Sweeney, and multiple IRNE Award-winners Elaine Grace and Dan Rodriguez direct/choreograph and music direct/conduct, respectively. The fabulous singing and dancing keep this ship afloat for its transatlantic journey. (more...)

Venue Problems Aside, Stillpointe's URINETOWN Flush With Possibility
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Jul 1, 2018

Not only was the premise intriguing, then, but the treatment, and particularly the talent Stillpointe brought to this performance, seemed quite promising. As hard as it often was to work out exactly what was being said and sung, the characters certainly had the capacity to intrigue us. (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 1
by Audition Roundup - Jul 1, 2018

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 1, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)

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