American Idiot on Tour

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1 Hour and 35 minutes, with no intermission

by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2019

American Repertory Theater of WNY is halfway through the 2018-19 season, and what an exceptional season so far. From the highly acclaimed musical HEATHERS to the provocative production of FOOL FOR LOVE, this season is "one for the books". And it ain't over just yet. ART/WNY will be presenting the moving and timely music PARADE from March 21st to April 13th. (more...)

AMERICAN IDIOT Comes to Chapman University
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2019

The 'Green Day classic' American Idiot opens at Chapman University. This spring, Chapman Student Orgs Productions will bring everyone's favorite 2000's rockin' tunes to Chapman for a very short engagement. (more...)

Tweet, Tweet: BroadwayWorld's Must-Follow Twitter Accounts in 2019
by BWW Special - Mar 7, 2019

Twitter users, check out your next list of must-follow accounts for 2019! (more...)

Jimmy Carr, Shane Richie, Jodie Prenger And Milos Karadaglic Feature In New Season At Wolverhampton Grand
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

THE OLD GOLD CLUB LIVE on Friday 7 June is a weekly multi-platform podcast and television show that features a different former Wolves player interviewed about their career at Molineux this will be the first opportunity to see it live this summer and on the Grand Theatre stage. (more...)

American Blues Theater Announces 2019-2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

American Blues Theater, under the continued leadership of Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside, announces the lineup for its 2019 - 2020 Season, "Then & Now". (more...)

Leg Up On Life Announces ART|Pact Benefiting Dancers Responding To AIDS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

Leg Up On Life is holding its inaugural ART|Pact, benefiting Dancers Responding AIDS on April 1st, 2019 at [le] Poisson Rouge. Doors will open at 7PM. Showtime at 8PM. The evening will be hosted by Leg Up On Life founder, Daniel Gold (national tours of Miss Saigon and Beauty and the Beast). (more...)

Hit TV Series NASHVILLE is Getting the Broadway Musical Treatment
by TV News Desk - Mar 5, 2019

Lionsgate and Producer Scott Delman (President, Blue Spruce Productions) announced today that the beloved Lionsgate and ABC Studios television series Nashville, a hit for six seasons on ABC, CMT and Hulu, is being adapted as a Broadway musical. Delman, a 10-time Tony Award¬ģ winner who will serve as lead producer, has acquired the live theatrical rights from Lionsgate and ABC Studios, which co-produced and distributed the television show. ¬†Additional information, including production dates and the complete creative team, will be announced shortly. (more...)

ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS, SUNSET BOULEVARD, and More are Coming to a Screen Near You in BWW's March Stage-to-Screen Report
by TV News Desk - Mar 4, 2019

February was full of stage to screen news and we're here to catch you up on all of it! In the biggest news of the month, it has just been confirmed that Glenn Close will star in a Rob Ashford-directed film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Sunset Boulevard, which is set to begin shooting this October! It was also announced that a film adaptation of One Man, Two Guvnors is on the way. Both Lion King and Aladdin released new TV spots and Idris Elba talked about the upcoming Cats film! (more...)

VIDEO: DIANA Director Christopher Ashley and Choreographer Kelly Devine Discuss the Musical's Journey
by Stage Tube - Mar 3, 2019

The buzz around La Jolla's new musical Diana, about the life of Princess Diana, has been growing. Now, director Christopher Ashley and choreographer Kelly Devine are chatting with KPBS News about the show's journey, and how they've gotten to explore the famed Princess's message. (more...)

Meet the Cast of HADESTOWN- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Mar 22, 2019

Hadestown begins preview performances tonight, March 22, at the Walter Kerr Theatre, ahead of a Wednesday, April 17 official opening night. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, March 21- HANDS ON A HARDBODY Opens On Broadway
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 21, 2019

On this day in 2013, the new musical Hands On A Hardbody opened on Broadway at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. (more...)

#TBT: HANDS ON A HARDBODY Opens On Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 21, 2019

Six years ago today, the uplifting musical Hands on a Hardbody, based on a documentary of the same name, opened on Broadway featuring Broadway favorites like Keala Settle, Jay Armstrong Johnson, and Alison Case! To celebrate the occasion, we're throwing it back to the show's opening night with the show's cast and their real life counterparts! Check out the footage below! (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...)

Photo Coverage: FOR THE RECORD: THE BRAT PACK At Break Room 86
by Lily Lim - Mar 19, 2019

The award-winning "For The Record" series returns to Los Angeles with For the Record: The Brat Pack, where classic 80's movie soundtracks come to life in an immersive, theatrical rock n roll experience. Audiences will travel back in time when they enter Break Room 86 inside The LINE Hotel in the heart of Koreatown. For The Record and Breakroom 86 will take patrons on a totally excellent adventure where they are surrounded by classic video arcade games, high-school lockers, old-school vending machines, vintage band posters, retro furniture, boomboxes, and cassettes. The 360-degree new wave cabaret, features a hit setlist including 'Rebel Yell,' 'Try A Little Tenderness,' and 'Don't You Forget About Me,' from favorite 1980's teen flicks 'Sixteen Candles,' 'Fast Times At Ridgemont High,' 'The Breakfast Club,' 'St. Elmos Fire,' 'Pretty In Pink,' "Valley Girl," 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off,' 'Some Kind Of Wonderful' and 'Say Anything.' Be kind and rewind into the 80's teenage dream, beginning March 15 every Thursday - Sunday through June 9. (more...)

Point2productions Debuts At Pheasant Run With SHREK THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019

point2production, a division of Schaumburg On Stage, is proud to present Shrek the Musical at the Mainstage Theater at the Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles March 22nd to 24th and March 29th to 31st. Having enjoyed great success as a premier youth and young adult theater company in the Northwest Suburbs for more than 20 years, Schaumburg On Stage expanded their programming to include community and professional family entertainment in the summer of 2017. After presenting several successful productions in Elgin, point2productions is now planning to take St. Charles by storm with its first production at Pheasant Run. (more...)

Metropolitan Entertainment And The Boch Center Present ROCKTOPIA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

Direct from its smash-hit run on Broadway, the international music sensation ROCKTOPIA comes to Boston's Boch Center Shubert Theatre for two performances only on Saturday, May 4 at 3:00 PM and 8:00 PM. Tickets go on sale on Friday, March 1 at 10:00 AM and are available at the Boch Center Box Office, by phone at 866.348.9738 and online at Prices are $49, $69 and $89. (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, March 18- ONCE Makes Beautiful Music On Broadway
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 18, 2019

On this day in 2012, the musical adaptation of the Oscar-winning love story, Once, opened on Broadway! (more...)

Tony And Grammy Nominee Joshua Henry Announced At Bay Area Cabaret
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

Bay Area Cabaret welcomes Grammy nominated and three-time Tony-nominated Broadway star Joshua Henry in his Bay Area Cabaret debut on Sunday, April 28 at 7:30 pm. Mr. Henry will share 'unplugged' interpretations and musical mashups from some of his favorite musicals as well as soulful originals, R&B, and more. (more...)

VIDEO: Joshua Henry and Ricky Ubeda Perform New Take on 'Memory' from CATS
by Stage Tube - Mar 15, 2019

Three-time Tony Award nominee Joshua Henry and Ricky Ubeda have come to the Jellicle Ball and teamed up for a new take on the classic song 'Memory' from the musical Cats, combining acoustic guitar and modern dance. Check out the clip below! (more...)

Theatre Royal Brighton Announces New Season Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

Theatre Royal Brighton's new season goes on sale next week - priority booking will open on Monday 18 March and general sale is Thursday 21 March. (more...)

The Theatre Podcast With Alan Seales Welcomes Tom Kitt
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

Podcast Exclusive: The Theatre Podcast with Alan Seales: Tom Kitt (more...)

Photo Coverage: Go Inside Transport Group's Gala, Honoring Michael Starboin and Carmel Dean
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2019

Transport Group just presented its annual A Toast to the Artist gala, honoring Tony Award-winning orchestrator Michael Starboin and composer Carmel Dean with the Transporting American Theatre Award. (more...)

Alysha Umphress and Kristolyn Lloyd To Star In Live Ad Event OLAY LIVE: THE ROAD TO GLOW
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2019

Bringing its viral musical numbers to life, Olay has announced to 'Olay Live: The Road to Glow' (more...)

Porchlight Music Theatre Announces 25th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2019

Porchlight Music Theatre is proud to announce its 25th Anniversary season that includes the 2019 - 2020 Mainstage, Porchlight Revisits and New Faces Sing Broadway productions.. Porchlight's Mainstage and Porchlight Revisits return to the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street.   (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2019

In support of bringing arts education to underprivileged children in NYC and around the world, over 30 of Broadway's finest performers are donating their time and talents to the Broadway's Babies 2019 Spring Fundraising Concert on Monday March 25 at (le) Poisson Rouge, NYC. Hosted by the incomparable Natalie Joy Johnson (Kinky Boots), and produced by co-founders, Kate Pfaffl (War Horse), and Ben Houghton, the evening celebrates diversity and community through song, dance and the profound stories of the children they serve. (more...)

The Micro-Musical Theatre Show's New Production Of CITY OF LIGHT Is Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2019

The Micro-Musical Theatre Show's new production of the micro-musical CITY OF LIGHT is now available! (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...)

THE BRAT PACK At Break Room 86 Starts This Week!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2019

The award-winning "For The Record" series returns to Los Angeles with For the Record: The Brat Pack, where classic 80's movie soundtracks come to life in an immersive, theatrical rock n roll experience. Audiences will travel back in time when they enter Break Room 86 inside The LINE Hotel in the heart of Koreatown. (more...)

by ETTORE FARRATTINI - Mar 1, 2019

A Roma il piccolo teatro Altro Spazio continua ad offrire serate di grande emozione con un programma denso di giovani talenti come nel caso del concerto SUPERVOCI in cui quattro belle, prodigiose e calde voci, con la direzione artistica e regia di Enrico D'Amore e la direzione musicale del Maestro Simone Martino, hanno interpretato grandi successi e brani inediti. (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...)

Prime Pantomimes Announce PETER PAN At Stafford Gatehouse Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2019

The sky's the limit this Christmas as Stafford Gatehouse Theatre today announces this year's unforgettable pantomime spectacular as swashbuckling family favourite, Peter Pan, transforms Stafford into Neverland this Christmas from 13 December - 05 January. (more...)

Bonnie Milligan, Grey Henson, Alysha Umphress And More Slated for BROADWAY HIGH SCHOOL THROWBACK At The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019

THE GREEN ROOM 42 - Broadway's newest intimate concert venue - will present Broadway's High School Throwback. February 25th at 9:30pm.  (more...)

French-Vietnamese Circus Makes Sydney Opera House Debut
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019

Sydney Tuesday 5 February, 2019. This June, ground-breaking contemporary circus troupe Nouveau Cirque du Vietnam will make their Opera House debut in the Joan Sutherland Theatre for the Sydney premiere of L ng Ph . (more...)

HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, LION KING and More are Coming to a Screen Near You in BWW's February Stage-to-Screen Report
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019

Many stage to screen announcements were made in January, and we're here to catch you up on all the news. It was announced that 'Be Prepared' will be included in the live action version of THE LION KING, Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz are working on a live-action HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, and Corey Hawkins has been cast as Benny in the upcoming IN THE HEIGHTS film. (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...)

Photo Flash: Steffanie Leigh, Grey Henson & More Relive Teenage Glory Days at BROADWAY HIGH SCHOOL THROWBACK
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Feb 26, 2019

THE GREEN ROOM 42 - Broadway's newest intimate concert venue - just presented Broadway's High School Throwback. (more...)

Haven Theatre & About Face Theatre's THE TOTAL BENT Extends Through March 17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019

Due to popular demand, Haven Theatre, in association with About Face Theatre, announces one additional week of performances of is hit Midwest premiere musical THE TOTAL BENT (more...)

PUFFS Team Behind Reading of New Project THE MAGNIFICENT REVENGERS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019

From the team that brought you the Off-Broadway hit Puffs comes a new exploration into the blurred lines of live performance, interactive storytelling, and video gaming: The Magnificent Revengers. Tilted Windmills Theatricals has joined forces withStarlight Runner Entertainment in the first ever collaboration between a theatrical producer and the leading developer of transmedia projects in entertainment. (more...)

VIDEO: Bonnie Milligan, Grey Henson, and More Rehearse For High School Throwback at The Green Room 42
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 23, 2019

The Green Room 42 will present Broadway's High School Throwback. February 25th at 9:30pm. The cast, including Bonnie Milligan, Grey Henson, and more, have been hard at work in rehearsal. Check out the footage in the video below! (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse Announces Another Extension For DIANA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2019

Due to incredible popular demand, La Jolla Playhouse announces a second week-long extension for its world premiere musical Diana, from the Tony Award-winning Memphis creative team of Joe DiPietro (librettist/lyricist), David Bryan (composer/ lyricist) and Playhouse Artistic Director Christopher Ashley (director), along with Tony Award nominee Kelly Devine (choreographer) and Ian Eisendrath (music supervisor). (more...)

Industry Interview: The Beautiful Art of Selling a Long-Running Broadway Show
by Robert Diamond - Feb 21, 2019

A key component to the show's longevity is the work of Broadway marketing agency Serino Coyne. Below, Vice President of Creative Strategy Thomas Callahan and Director of Marketing and Communications, Diana Salameh tell us all about what goes into selling a musical with such staying power. (more...)

Photo Flash: Stars Sing for World Peace at the Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2019

Artists for World Peace, a nonprofit organization, recently hosted its 8th annual Broadway event on Sunday, February 17th, at The Green Room 42. Check out photos from the evening below! (more...)

Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Awards Sarah Clack Directing Honors
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2019

"Cal State Fullerton students had wonderful success this year at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival in Los Angeles this week," notes CSUF Department of Theatre and Dance Chair Dave Mickey. The 2019 KCACTF Region 8 Festival, including Arizona, Central and Southern California, Guam, Hawaii, Southern Nevada and Utah, was held February 12-16 in the Los Angeles Theater Center in downtown Los Angeles. The 2020 Region 9 Festival will be hosted by California State University, Fullerton (CSUF). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Cyndi Lauper Visits THE CHER SHOW!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2019

Music icon Cyndi Lauper attended a performance of The Cher Show this weekend on Friday, February 15th. She went backstage after the performance to meet cast members including Stephanie J. Block, Teal Wicks, Micaela Diamond and Jarrod Spector. (more...)

BWW Review: WEST SIDE STORY Comes Alive in Immersive Production at Theater West End in Sanford, FL
by Aaron Wallace - Feb 17, 2019

At Theater West End, you've entered the world of WEST SIDE STORY before even taking your seat. Getting there requires walking across the blue-collar, gang-ridden streets of 1950s New York in the Upper West Side. There's graffiti on the floor beneath you and the walls all around. T-shirts hang out to dry on clotheslines over your head. There's a basketball goal on the cage-wire fence the band sits behind. You might even be seated next to a fire hydrant or a traffic cone. It takes a moment to remember that this same space was home to Madison County's bridges just a couple months ago... (more...)

Cleveland Play House Announces 2019-2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019

Cleveland Play House (CPH) is proud to announce its 2019-2020 Subscription Season, inviting audiences to "Seize the Play!" This will be CPH's 104th consecutive season of serving our community with stories that matter in productions that are engaging, surprising, and always entertaining. (more...)

Transport Group Gala To Feature LaChanze, Mary Testa, Betsy Wolfe, and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2019

Transport Group has announced that its annual A Toast to the Artist gala will honor Tony Award-winning orchestrator Michael Starboin and composer Carmel Dean with the Transporting American Theatre Award. The evening takes place Monday, March 11 at 6:30pm at The Current, Pier 59 @ Chelsea Piers, and includes a cocktail party, seated dinner, performances, dessert reception, and silent and live auctions. The Transporting American Theatre Award recognizes significant contributions to the American Theatre. Past recipients of the Transporting American Theatre Award include Dick Scanlan, Mary- Mitchell Campbell, Michael John LaChiusa, Gretchen Shugart, Barbara Whitman, Beth Williams, Sue Frost, Christian Borle, Paul Huntley, Douglas Carter Beane, Lewis Flinn, A.R. Gurney, Liz Smith, Barbara Frietag, Terrence McNally, and Joe Mantello among others. Tickets are now on sale and may be purchased at (more...)

Krystina Alabado Joins the Cast of MEAN GIRLS as Gretchen Wieners March 12th
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2019

Mean Girls announces that Krystina Alabado will join the cast in the role of 'Gretchen Wieners' beginning Tuesday, March 12. Tony Award nominee Ashley Park will play her final performance in the role on Sunday, March 10. (more...)

VIDEO: You Oughta Listen! JAGGED LITTLE PILL Releases First Song
by Paul Smith - Feb 12, 2019

Get your headphones on! Jagged Little Pill has just released the first song ' All I Really Want' from their upcoming album. The song comes from Alanis Morrissette and her album Jagged Little Pill where many of the show's songs originated. (more...)

Alysha Umphress Returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2019

Fresh off her critically-acclaimed performance in the New York revival of Smokey Joe's Cafe, Broadway darlingAlysha Umphress returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko with her all-new show, Alysha Umphress is Alysha Umphress on Friday, April 12 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, April 13 at 8 p.m. (more...)

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