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Beth Malone Joins ANGELS IN AMERICA, Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

BroadwayWorld has learned that Tony-nominee Beth Malone (Fun Home) joins the cast of Broadway's Angels in America. She will play at select performances in the role of 'The Angel.' Also new to the cast is: Patrick Andrews, Glynis Bell, Amy Blackman, Curt James, Rowan Ian Seamus Magee, Mark Nelson, Matty Oaks, Genesis Oliver, Jane Pfitsch, Lee Aaron Rosen, Ron Todorowski, Silvia Vrskova and Lucy York. (more...)

Lucie Arnaz Returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko with LATIN ROOTS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

Back by popular demand, Lucie Arnaz actress, singer, dancer and Emmy Award-winning daughter of Lucille Ball & Desi Arnaz returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko with her acclaimed show, Latin Roots, for two performances only Friday, February 23 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, February 24 (8 p.m.). (more...)

BWW BLOG: Upcoming 2018 Summer Stock Regional Theatre Opportunities
by Jessica Vanek - Jan 6, 2018

BWW BLOG: Upcoming 2018 Summer Stock Regional Theatre Opportunities (more...)

Ethan Paulini and Christina Sajous Host Ethan Paulini and Friends at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Ethan Paulini and Christina Sajous will host a very special evening, Ethan Paulini and Friends on March 12, 2018. Nissa Kahle will provide Musical Direction. Ethan Paulini founded the independent studio #ethancoaches in 2012 and it has since grown to include over 250 clients. From Broadway to TV, regional theatre to national tours, #ethancoaches clients are everywhere. (more...)

Court Theatre Extends Critically-Acclaimed Production of ALL MY SONS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2018

Court Theatre, under the continuing leadership of Charles Newell, Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director, announces the extension of All My Sons by Arthur Miller, directed by Charles Newell and featuring Kate Collins, John Judd and Timothy Edward Kane. All My Sons now runs through February 18, 2018 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Ave. Tickets to extension performances of All My Sons go on sale Friday, February 2, 2018 and available by calling the box office at (773) 753-4472 orwww.CourtTheatre.org. (more...)

Photo Flash: MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Comes to Porchlight Music Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2018

Porchlight Music Theatre is proud to announce the next mainstage production it its 2017 - 2018 season Merrily We Roll Along, January 26 - March 11,  2018, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by George Furth, with direction by Porchlight Music Theatre Artistic Director Michael Weber, associate direction and musical staging by Porchlight Music Theatre Artistic Associate Christopher Pazdernik and music direction by Aaron Benham at Porchlght's home, the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street. Merrily We Roll Along is based on the play by the same name written by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart. The performance schedule is Thursdays at 7:30 p.m., Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. (March 4 and March 11) and 6 p.m. (February 4, February 11, February 18 and February 25) with a weekday matinee Thursday, March 8 at 1:30 p.m. There is no 4 p.m. performance Saturday, Feb. 3 and no 7:30 p.m. performance on Thursday, March 8. Tickets are $33 - $60 and are available at PorchlightMusicTheatre.org or by calling the Porchlight Music Theatre box office, 773.777.9884. (more...)

Archbold, Bachman Awarded First Denovan Residencies For Cabaret
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2018

Madame's Soiree (Drew Fornarola and Tyler Spicer, co-artistic directors), and The Duplex Cabaret Theater (Thomas Honeck, General Manager) are proud announce Mary Theresa Archbold and Trevor Bachman as the first recipients of Madame's Soiree's Denovan Residencies. The residency and accompanying grants aim to give winners the most comprehensive development opportunity in cabaret. Mary will use the residency to develop her one-woman show, Anybodys Everybody: One Girl's West Side Story and Trevor will develop his new musical This Be Magic: A Guide for Young Queers. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for RUTHLESS! THE MUSICAL; Tickets Now On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2018

Jason Gardiner, Lara Denning, Kim Maresca, Harriet Thorpe and Tracie Bennett join the company of Joel Paley and Marvin Laird's award-winning all female character camp killer cult classic Ruthless! The Musical for its strictly limited 14 week run at the Arts Theatre. The children alternating the role of Tina Denmark will be announced shortly. (more...)

Reba McEntire Visits the Diner at WAITRESS
by Stephanie Wild - Jan 28, 2018

Reba McEntire came to visit the diner at Waitress last night, January 27! The country icon took a photo with the show's current stars, Sara Bareilles and Jason Mraz. (more...)

Brooks Ashmanskas, Beth Leavel, and Christopher Sieber Will Bring THE PROM to Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2018

It was announced today that the hilarious new Broadway musical comedy THE PROM will star Tony Award Nominee Brooks Ashmanskas (Something Rotten!), Tony Award Winner Beth Leavel (The Drowsy Chaperone), two-time Tony Award Nominee Christopher Sieber (Shrek the Musical), Caitlin Kinnunen (Bridges of Madison County), Isabelle McCalla (Aladdin), Michael Potts (Jitney), Angie Schworer (The Producers), Courtenay Collins (Broadway Debut) and Josh Lamon (Groundhog Day) and will officially open on Broadway on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at a Shubert theater to be announced. (more...)

STAR WARS' Mark Hamill To Voice 'Kevin The Robot' in EUGENIUS!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2018

Warwick Davis and Kevin Wood have announced that 'Star Wars' legend Mark Hamill as the voice of 'Kevin The Robot' in 'Eugenius! The Musical' which is currently playing for a strictly limited run at The Other Palace until 3 March 2018. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Fulton Theatre's THE IRISH... AND HOW THEY GOT THAT WAY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2018

The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre is proud to present this jovial celebration of The Irish And How They Got That Way, January 23 now extended through February 25. Join us for a fun-filled time as we explore the ways of the Irish and how they have fit into the tapestry of America over the past 150 years. (more...)

Fulton Theatre Opens THE IRISH...AND HOW THEY GOT THAT WAY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2018

The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre is proud to present this jovial celebration of The Irish And How They Got That Way, January 23 now extended through February 25. Join us for a fun-filled time as we explore the ways of the Irish and how they have fit into the tapestry of America over the past 150 years. (more...)

Sharriese Hamilton and James Earl Jones II Star In Porchlight's THEY'RE PLAYING OUR SONG
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2018

Porchlight Music Theatre continues its fifth season of Chicago's lost musicals in staged concert series with Porchlight Revisits They're Playing Our Song, starring Sharriese Hamilton and James Earl Jones II, music by Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics by Carole Bayer Sager and book by Neil Simon, with direction and choreography by Christopher Carter and musical direction by Andra Velis Simon. Porchlight Revisits They're Playing our Song is presented for three-nights-only Tuesday, March 6 through Thursday, March 8 at 7:15 p.m. and is performed on the set of Porchlight's Merrily We Roll Along (previews begin January 26) at Porchlight's new home, The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street. Tickets for They're Playing Our Song are $35. All tickets include access to the popular pre-performance event, Behind the Show Backstory, a multimedia presentation, created and hosted by Porchlight Music Theatre Artistic Director Michael Weber that discusses the evening's production including the show's creative history, juicy backstage gossip and the state of the art on Broadway that season. Single tickets to They're Playing Our Song and subscriptions for the entire series are available at porchlightmusictheatre.org or by calling the Porchlight Music Theatre box office at 773.777.9884. (more...)

RUTHLESS! The Musical Receives UK Premiere at The Arts Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2018

Joel Paley and Marvin Laird's award-winning all female character camp killer cult classic Ruthless! The Musical receives its UK premi re at the Arts Theatre for a strictly limited 14 week run. The musical has played Off Broadway to critical acclaim over the past 25 years. This brand new production, directed by Richard Fitch, opens on 27 March, with previews from 16 March, and runs until 23 June. Public booking opening on 29 January. (more...)

Casting Announced for CALENDAR GIRLS THE MUSICAL on Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2018

David Pugh & Dafydd Rogers, the producers of Gary Barlow and Tim Firth's musical comedy, CALENDAR GIRLS The Musical, based on the true story, the film and the award-winning play by Tim Firth, Calendar Girls, are delighted to announce that the production will return home to Yorkshire and open at the Leeds Grand Theatre on 16 August 2018 at the start of a new UK & Ireland Tour. The first 30 weeks are listed below, with further dates to be added. (more...)

New Website Will Honor Irving Berlin's Legacy
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

The family of Irving Berlin, in conjunction with his publishers Concord Music (North America) and Universal Music Publishing Group (rest of World), has announced the launch of a new website to honor Irving Berlin in celebration of his 130th birthday. Created to pay tribute to Berlin's life and legendary works, this is the first time a dedicated digital resource has existed online for the man epitomized by Jerome Kern's famous maxim: 'Irving Berlin has no place in American music - he is American music.' (more...)

Broadway Superstar Patti LuPone Joins Seth Rudetsky In Broadway @ The Wallis, 2/14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

Two-time Tony and GRAMMY Award winner Patti LuPone returns to the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts (The Wallis), as part of the acclaimed Broadway @ The Wallis series, for a one-night-only Valentine's Day event featuring two intimate concerts at 7:30pm and 9:30pm on Wednesday, February 14, 2018. The Broadway legend will be joined on stage by Broadway @ The Wallis series host and music director Seth Rudetsky who wrote and starred in the Broadway musical Disaster! in a not-to-be-missed night of singing and conversation produced by Mark Cortale. The Broadway @ The Wallis concert is made possible by generous support from Ken and Wendy Ruby. (more...)

CFRT & 2 Ring Circus present New Circus-fied SEUSSICAL!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2018

Seussical is one of the most performed shows in America, but nobody's seen it quite like this before! (more...)

Bill Milner To Star With Olivier Award Winner Sheila Hancock in London Premiere of HAROLD AND MAUDE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

Bill Milner (Dunkirk, X-Men: First Class, Son of Rambow) is to star with the previously announced, Olivier Award-winning West End star Sheila Hancock, in the London premiere of the black comedy romantic drama Harold and Maude. (more...)

Fulton Theatre Opens Agatha Christie's THE MOUSETRAP
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre is proud to present the classic murder mystery Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap, January 16 through February 11. Check in to the Monkswell Manor and stay the night as murder is the name of the cruel game played with inside these walls. (more...)

BWW Previews: BRUNCH TO BROADWAY: BLOCKBUSTERS at Rocks Lounge At Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa
by Debbie Hall - Jan 11, 2018

Broadway show tunes invokes timeless emotion and, surrounded by the beauty of Southern Nevada, Brunch To Broadway: Blockbusters brings the song-filled matinee to the Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa with two performances on Jan. 14. (more...)

Megan Hilty to Appear at Scottsdale Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

Actress and singer Megan Hilty, who has earned rave reviews for her performances spanning the stage, screen and concert hall, brings her wide-ranging talents to Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, Feb. 24, at 8 p.m., when she and pianist/commentator Seth Rudetsky perform songs from the great musicals. (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Grooves at Encore Musical Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

The Encore Musical Theatre Company proudly presents Million Dollar Quartet, running February 1st through 25th, 2018, directed by Tobin Hissong, and music directed by R. MacKenzie Lewis. (more...)

Amas Musical Theatre to Honor Jay Binder, Micki Grant & Leonid Poretsky, MD at Spring Benefit Concert
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2018

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer), New York City's award-winning pioneer in diversity and multi-ethnic casting in the performing arts since 1968, will celebrate its 49th Anniversary at its annual Gala Benefit on Monday, April 2, 2018 at the Baruch Performing Arts Center (East 25th Street between Lexington and 3rd Avenues). Honorary Chair for the event is Tony Award-nominated actor/singer and 2016 Rosie Award-winner Norm Lewis. Two-time Tony Award-nominee Brad Oscar will be Master of Ceremonies for the evening. (more...)

LENNY BRUCE IS NOT AFRAID Debuts at Frigid Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2018

From the award winning theatre company, HUB Theatricals, comes their newest and boldest production, "Lenny Bruce is Not Afraid" by Mark Levy this runs from February 16th-March 2nd at Under St Marks. Featuring Kayla Mason and Mark Levy. Directed by Kristen Keim. Designed by Adam Sherwin. (more...)

Kate Shindle, Janet Dacal, and More Will Join Harry Connick, Jr in Paper Mill's THE STING
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director), recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, has announced today the cast and creative team of the world premiere production of the new musical The Sting, based on the 1973 film, and with book by Bob Martin, music and lyrics by Mark Hollmann & Greg Kotis with Harry Connick, Jr. (more...)

The Black Box Announces March Music and Theater Events
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

THE BLACK BOX presents an exciting line-up of live music and theatrical entertainment this March. Programming will bring NYC-based Broadway stars, talented local artists, and a colorful family musical to the theater, music and event venue in downtown Franklin. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 19, 2018
by - Feb 19, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 19 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Rosalie Craig and Hadley Fraser to Perform THE LIGHT PRINCESS in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2018

Club 11 London and Alex Parker Theatre Company today announce The Light Princess from Tori Amos and Samuel Adamson will receive its first ever concert performance this summer. Rosalie Craig reprises her role of Althea, for which she won the Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Musical Performance,and Hadley Fraser will play Digby with further casting to be announced. Directed by Paul Foster, the concert takes place at Cadogan Hall on Sunday 1st July 2018. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: BROADWAY'S BACKBONE with Shannon Lewis
by Broadway's Backbone - Feb 16, 2018

In this episode: Broadway's Shannon Lewis grew up in a rural Canadian suburb and at age 19 was hand picked by Susan Stroman to make her Broadway debut, after a "Crazy for You" casting director saw her in a Toronto theme park show. The essence of this podcast is having integrity, the importance of the respect of your peers, and to have your talent and drive ready, so that when someone opens a door for you, you can walk right in. With an impeccable work ethic that takes every opportunity seriously; whether in the ensemble, as a deputy, or as a principle; as well as having Gwen Verdon as a champion, the real Shannon Lewis is coming out of hiding. @realshanlew  (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, February 15- Celebrating the Life and Career of Stage Legend, Ethel Merman
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 15, 2018

On this day in 1984, Ethel Merman, a Broadway institution known as the 'undisputed First Lady of the musical comedy stage, passed away at the age of 76.  (more...)

Andy Karl Joins the Cast of New ABC Drama Pilot, STATIES
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 14, 2018

Deadline has reported that Tony nominee, Andy Karl, has been cast in a new drama pilot for ABC. (more...)

Porchlight Announces Extension of MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Now Through 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

Porchlight Music Theatre announces Merrily We Roll Along, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by George Furth, with direction by Porchlight Music Theatre Artistic Director Michael Weber, associate direction and musical staging by Porchlight Music Theatre Artistic Associate Christopher Pazdernik and music direction by Aaron Benham has been extended through March 17 at Porchlght's home, the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street. Merrily We Roll Along is based on the play by the same name written by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart.  (more...)

Harry Connick Jr. to Star in the World Premiere of THE STING in Pre-Broadway Engagement at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2018

Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director), recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, has announced today Harry Connick, Jr. will star as Henry Gondorff in the world-premiere production of The Sting.  The musical is based on the 1973 film, and will have its world premiere at Paper Mill Playhouse for a limited run from March 29 through April 29, 2018, with book by Bob Martin, music and lyrics by Mark Hollmann &Greg Kotis with Harry Connick, Jr.  In addition, the score will contain music by Scott Joplin including 'The Entertainer.' (more...)

Broadway Legends Join Philly POPS for Best of Broadway Show
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2018

Factory Theatre is excited to announce an extension to the run of Kat Sandler's newest hit play, BANG BANG, currently enjoying rave reviews from audiences and media alike! Five additional performances have been added from February 20-24, 2018 due to overwhelming demand. (more...)

BWW Review: Talent-Filled HAIR Rocks at Beck
by Roy Berko - Feb 12, 2018

In December, 1968, about 50 Lorain County Community College students flew to New York. Some in the clean-scrubbed conservative group, coming from a campus void of political turmoil, had never traveled as far-a-field as downtown Cleveland. (more...)

Tony Nominated Broadway Star Melissa Errico Makes New Orleans Debut On March 1 With Special Guest Bryan Batt
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2018

Tony Award-nominated singer, actress and writer Melissa Errico, has starred on Broadway in 'Anna Karenina,' 'My Fair Lady,' 'High Society' and many other stellar productions. On March 1, 2018 she will make her New Orleans debut with the special Broadway @ NOCCA concert 'Sondheim & More' at Lupin Hall, as a benefit for the The NOCCA Institute. (more...)


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Exclusive Podcast: BROADWAY'S BACKBONE with Stephen Flaherty
by Broadway's Backbone - Dec 28, 2017

Stephen Flaherty has two shows currently running on Broadway with 'Anastasia' and 'Once on this Island', a Tony award for 'Ragtime' and says that having an artistic faith is the best way to survive as a writer. In this episode he discusses how he had to audition for two of his biggest jobs, what true and honest collaboration is, and that in the theatre medium there is no such thing as final cut. He has learned that some of the best ideas came out of desperation, his greatest songs weren't written sitting in front of a piano, and that eventually you have to make a choice. You will learn soon enough if it was the right one. (more...)

CONSTELLATIONS Opens at TheaterWorks 1/18
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2017

TheaterWorks (Rob Ruggiero, Producing Artistic Director) announced today that CONSTELLATIONS by Nick Payne will run January 18 through February 18, 2018 (note date change). CONSTELLATIONS is the 2nd show of TheaterWorks 32nd Season. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards; Just One Week Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Central PA Awards; Just One Week Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Terrence Mann and Will Swenson to Headline JERRY SPRINGER - THE OPERA Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The New Group has announced today that Terrence Mann and Will Swenson will star in the company's Off-Broadway premiere of Jerry Springer - The Opera, as 'Jerry Springer' and 'Warm-Up / Satan,' respectively. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Central PA Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

PETER PAN to Fly to Music Theater Works This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

Music Theater Works (formerly Light Opera Works) presents PETER PANat Cahn Auditorium in Evanston, December 23, 2017 through January 1, 2018. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For Brand New British Musical EUGENIUS! At The Other Palace
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

Warwick Davis and Kevin Wood are delighted to announce the full cast for the hotly anticipated new musical for years, EUGENIUS! which is coming to London for a strictly limited run at The Other Palace from 22 January until the 3 March 2018. (more...)

John Tartaglia, Marcia Milgrom Dodge, and More Sign On as Muny Season 100 Creatives
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

The Muny announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for The Muny's 2018 centennial season, which opens on June 11 with the first production in the world of Jerome Robbins' Broadway since it's Tony - award winning Broadway and national tour productions. (more...)

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