Based on Jules Verneís classic novel, join fearless adventurer Phileas Fogg as he sets out to circle the globe in an unheard-of 80 days. Itís a race against the clock as he contends stampeding elephants, raging typhoons, bandits, and a detective who thinks he's a robber on the run. Danger, romance, and comic surprises abound in this whirlwind of a show as five actors portray 39 characters in seven continents.





Photo Flash: First Look at THEY DON'T PAY? WE WON'T PAY! Tour Opening at York Theatre Royal
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018

Northern Broadsides and York Theatre have released production images for the premiere of They Don't Pay? We Won't Pay!,Deborah McAndrew's new adaptation transposed to Brexit Britain of Dario Fo's political satire of civil disobedience Can't Pay? Won't Pay! (more...)

Cast Set For Reading Of HELEN, A NEW MUSICAL At Dixon Place.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2018

Dixon Place presents a reading of Helen a New Musical, with music, book, and lyrics by Joe Maloney (The Boy in the Bathroom), on Saturday, October 6th. The reading will be directed by Rachel Klein (Off-Broadway: Red Roses, Green Gold; Around the World in 80 Days) with music direction by Luke Williams (Monsoon Wedding at Berkeley Rep; Grease das Musical German Internat'l tour.) (more...)

Additional Casting Announced for TUCK EVERLASTING at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley
by Marika O'Hara - Oct 30, 2018

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley brings an enchanted bestseller to life for the holidays with the regional premiere of Tuck Everlasting. Set in the 1890s, free-spirited Winnie Foster searches for adventure, finding the Tucks, a close-knit family that has discovered the secret to everlasting life. Winnie faces the choice of a lifetime: return to everyday life, or join the Tucks on their infinite, irreversible voyage through time. Directed by TheatreWorks Founding Artistic Director Robert Kelley, Tuck Everlasting will be presented November 28 - December 30 at Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Rd., Palo Alto. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Holds Reading of I HATE HAMLET Featuring Mary Beth Peil, Allison Altman, and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2018

Westport Country Playhouse will present a Script in Hand playreading of "I Hate Hamlet," the comedy that conjures the ghost of actor John Barrymore, on Monday, November 5, at 7 p.m.  Barrymore will be played by four-time Tony Award winner Boyd Gaines. Written by Paul Rudnick, the reading will be directed by Anne Keefe, Playhouse associate artist and curator of the playreading series. Tickets are $20 each. (more...)

The West End's Newest Cabaret Venue, The Space, Launches With The World Premiere Of Adult Panto JACK OFF THE BEANSTALK
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2018

The Space, a brand new cabaret venue in the heart of London's West End within Studio 88, 47 Whitcomb St, London WC2, is launching with the world premiere of adult panto Jack Off the Beanstalk by Tom Whalley directed by Drew Baker (Zanna Don't!), in a five-week season from Saturday 1 December - Sunday 6 January. (more...)

Victory Gardens Presents The World Premiere Of RIGHTLYND By Ike Holter
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2018

Victory Gardens Theater continues its 44th season with the World Premiere of Rightlynd, written by Ike Holter and directed by Lisa Portes with original music by Charlie Coffeen. Rightlynd runs November 9 - December 23, 2018, with press performances on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 7:30pm and Sunday, November 18, 2018 at 3:00pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. (more...)

Cast And Creative Team Announced For The World Premiere Of THE WORST WITCH
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2018

The all-female cast has been confirmed for the world premiere production of The Worst Witch which opens at Royal & Derngate this Christmas as part of the theatre's Made in Northampton season. An original story for the stage by Emma Reeves (Royal Television Society Award for Best Children's TV Programme and 2017 British Screenwriters Award for Best Children's Programme) based upon Jill Murphy's beloved series of classic novels The Worst Witch, the production will be directed by Theresa Heskins (2017 UK Theatre Award for Best Show for Children and Young People) and designed by Simon Daw, with music by Luke Potter. (more...)

Recipients Announced For Montreal English Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

The Montreal English Theatre Awards celebrated it's 6th Awards Ceremony in one of the city's most beautiful and historic theatres, the Ludger-Duvernay, made possible by a new partnership with the National Theatre School of Canada and its theatre venue, the Monument-National. The META Committee extends its gratitude to this year's Ceremony sponsor, the Caisse de la Culture, for their invaluable support. (more...)

Asolo Rep Receives $70,000 Grant from Gulf Coast Community Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2018

Asolo Repertory Theatre proudly announces that it is the recipient of a $70,000 Arts Appreciation Grant from Gulf Coast Community Foundation. The grant will support the theatre's highly anticipated 2018-19 season, which kicks off in November with a boldly reimagined production of The Music Man. (more...)

Watford Palace Theatre Announces Full Cast For JACK AND THE BEANSTALK
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2018

rtistic Director of Watford Palace Theatre, Brigid Larmour, today announces full casting for Jack and the Beanstalk. James Williams directs Miiya Alexandra (Liesel), Charlotte Clitherow (Fairy Fullobeans/Giant), Terence Frisch (Dame Trott), Oliver Longstaff (Jack Trott), Jill McAusland (Nightshade), Walter van Dyk (Herr Brush) and Marc Zayat (MooMoo). The production opens on 8 December, with previews from 5 December and runs until 5 January. (more...)

SWEENEY TODD Comes to The Everyman
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2018

A politically-charged production of the gruesome musical Sweeney Todd (Fri 12 Apr to Sat 18 May) will be brought to life on the Everyman stage in April 2019. Directed by Nick Bagnall, the production explores the social inequalities in a decaying nineteenth century England ruled by the corruption of the upper classes. Liam Tobin (Everyman Company 2017 and 2018) plays the role of Sweeney Todd, with the full cast to be announced in the New Year. This bold production is joined by exciting collaborations with other theatre-makers. (more...)

Playhouse On Park Presents CURIOUS GEORGE AND THE GOLDEN MEATBALL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2018

There are still tickets available for Playhouse on Park's Young Audience Series show, Curious George and the Golden Meatball (music by John Kavanaugh book & lyrics by Jeremy Desmon), running December 8-16!   Based on the books by Margaret and H.A. Rey, everyone's favorite mischievous monkey and his friend in the yellow hat sing and dance up a storm in this adventure-filled musical. (more...)

Vote For The 2018 BroadwayWorld Cincinnati Award; The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati Leads Theatre of the Year!
by BWW Staff - Nov 26, 2018

There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Cincinnati Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Ensemble Theatre's AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS Opens Friday!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2018

Adapted from the classic adventure novel by the French writer Jules Verne, published in 1873, Phileas Fogg of London and his newly employed French valet Passepartout attempt to circumnavigate the world in 80 days on a £20,000 wager: New friends, strange acquaintances, and careful planning could be the only way...Though this was only possible if nothing would hinder his success? Did we mention that there is a warrant out for his arrest? (more...)


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Florida Rep Presents a New Adaptation of A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2018

Florida Repertory Theatre is pleased to announce the opening of "A Christmas Carol: The Tale of Ebenezer Scrooge," a world premiere adaptation of the Dickens classic written and directed by Mark Shanahan. Playing November 30-December 19 in the Historic Arcade Theatre, the run includes four nearly sold out preview performances November 27-29. (more...)

BWW Review: AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS Delights at Human Race Theatre Company
by Jenni Cypher - Mar 8, 2019

Put on your seatbelts for a wild ride around the world with the cast of Around the World in 80 Days, playing through March 17 at the Human Race Theatre Company. (more...)

De La Haye, Benjamin, Esurouso & More To Perform In CLEOPATRA A Musical In Concert At The Actors' Church, Covent Garden, May 11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

A concert version of the brand new musical 'Cleopatra' will be staged at the Actors' Church in Covent Garden on Saturday May 11 as part of Iris Theatre Company's WorkIn Progress season, co-produced by Cr8tract productions. Epic in scale and intimate in its emotional intensity and with a soaring and lavish score, 'Cleopatra' The Musical focuses on the character of the infamous Queen of ancient Egypt and the conflict between her desire for power and her need to be loved as well as on the dramatic political and war-torn background of the times and the tragedy of the two men (Julius Caesar and Mark Antony) who were doomed by their love for her. (more...)

AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS Opens This Weekend At SSR
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019

Around the World in 80 Days By Toby Hulse. Based on the book by Jules Verne Directed by Jalyn Green. (more...)

Photo Flash: HARD CELL Makes World Premiere At Geva
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2019

Geva Theatre Center presents the world premiere of Hard Cell, by Brent Askari and directed by Skip Greer, in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage from January 8 through February 3. (more...)

TheaterWorksUSA to Adapt DOG MAN Series Into Family Musical
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2019

TheaterWorksUSA announces their newest partnership with Writers House and Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education, and media company, by securing the rights to adapt the worldwide bestseller DOG MAN by Dav Pilkey for the stage. (more...)

Peninsula Players Theatre Announces The Cast Of APPARITIONS Play Reading
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2019

Peninsula Players Theatre presents a reading of Kristine Thatcher's 'Apparitions.' Thatcher was commissioned by the Peninsula Players in the mid-1990s to write a play using Door County's history and unique character as its major influence. 'Apparitions' will be performed February 4 at 7 p.m. at Bjorklunden, located at 7590 Boynton Lane, Baileys Harbor. 'Apparitions' is produced with support from and in coordination with Door County Reads and its exploration of its book selections 'The Death and Life of the Great Lakes' by Dan Egan and 'Wintering' by Peter Geye. Admission is free. (more...)

Abingdon Theatre Company Announces Two Special Events In February - TONYA & NANCY: THE ROCK OPERA and THE PROMPTER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2019

Abingdon Theatre Company announced today two special one-night only events to be presented next month. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 22, 2019
by - Jan 22, 2019

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 22 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Florida Rep's Season Continues With Noel Coward's Farce HAY FEVER!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2019

Florida Repertory Theatre is pleased to announce the opening of 'Hay Fever' by Noel Coward, a witty and hilarious comedy of bad manners. Playing February 15 to March 6 the run includes four nearly sold-out discounted previews February 12-14 in the Historic Arcade Theatre. (more...)

Full Casting Announced For Northern Broadsides/New Vic Theatre Production Of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019

Northern Broadsides and New Vic Theatre are delighted to announce full casting for their forthcoming touring production of William Shakespeare's glorious tale of antagonistic romance and chaotic comedy -Much Ado About Nothing. (more...)

Bedlam Returns With George Bernard Shaw's PYGMALION
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019

Underground Railway Theater is proud to present Bedlam's Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw. Bedlam's Pygmalion runs from January 31 - March 3, 2019 and is directed by Bedlam Artistic Director Eric Tucker. The press performance is Monday, February 4 at 7:30PM. (more...)

No√ęl Coward's HAY FEVER Extended At Florida Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019

Florida Repertory Theatre is pleased to announce another extension in its 2019 Season, this time for Noel Coward's 'Hay Fever.' Originally slated to close on March 6, the farce will extend it's run to Saturday, March 9 due to overwhelming popular demand. Discounted previews begin February 12 and are nearly sold out in the Historic Arcade Theatre. (more...)

Ken Ludwig's LEND ME A TENOR Comes to The Long Beach Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019

Ken Ludwig's Lend me a Tenor is one of the best modern American farces to hit the stage. A madcap mix of mistaken identity, drugged-induced confusion, lustful shenanigans, and operatic impersonation, it's received several nominations including best new comedy, best play and best revival. It's a show that leaves audiences gasping for their next breath! (more...)

Casting Announced For Raven Theatre's THE UNDENIABLE SOUND OF RIGHT NOW
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019

Raven Theatre is pleased to announce casting for its Chicago premiere of Laura Eason's THE UNDENIABLE SOUND OF RIGHT NOW, a poignant and potent portrait of those who can change with the times and those who get left behind, directed by BJ Jones.  (more...)

Walnut Theatre Announces THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2019

Walnut Street Theatre continues its 210th anniversary season with Simon Stephens' Tony Award-winning Best Play, THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME. Directed by Bill Van Horn, the play begins previews on March 12th, opens on March 20th, and runs through April 28th on the Walnut's Mainstage. (more...)

HRTC Presents AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS Starting Feb. 28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2019

Jules Verne's classic tale springs to life in this clever, fast-paced comedy for the whole family. Proper gentleman Phileas Fogg strikes a wager and sets off on a race that puts his fortune and life at risk. With his faithful servant at his side, he has just 80 days to circle the globe¬Ėan inconceivable feat in the year 1872! Fierce natives, furious typhoons, runaway trains, a damsel in distress and a dogged detective threaten to delay him at every step in this delightful, whirlwind odyssey that will keep you on the edge of your seat from beginning to unexpected end. (more...)

HRTC Presents AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2019

Jules Verne's classic tale springs to life in this clever, fast-paced comedy for the whole family. Proper gentleman Phileas Fogg strikes a wager and sets off on a race that puts his fortune and life at risk. With his faithful servant at his side, he has just 80 days to circle the globe-an inconceivable feat in the year 1872! Fierce natives, furious typhoons, runaway trains, a damsel in distress and a dogged detective threaten to delay him at every step in this delightful, whirlwind odyssey that will keep you on the edge of your seat from beginning to unexpected end. (more...)

BWW Review: AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS at Shahrazed Theatre/Ensemble Theatre
by Roy Berko - Dec 7, 2018

Shahrazad Theatre Company was formed late in 2016 with 'the purpose of performing shows that were important and valuable contributions to today's Cleveland theatre scene.' (more...)

Victory Gardens Theater Extends RIGHTLYND Through December 30
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2018

Victory Gardens Theater announces the extension of the critically-acclaimed hit Rightlynd, written by Ike Holter and directed by Lisa Portes with original music by Charlie Coffeen. With six additional performances, the production now runs through December 30, 2018, at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 5, 2018
by - Dec 5, 2018

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

Vote For The 2018 BWW Boise Awards; MAMMA MIA! Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 3, 2018

There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Boise Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Vote For The 2018 BWW Cincinnati Awards; MARY POPPINS Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 3, 2018

There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Cincinnati Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

B Street Theater Presents HOUSE ON HAUNTED HILL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2018

Adapted by the B Street Theatre! The classic 1959 horror film starring Vincent Price is given a hilarious adaptation thats totally outrageous, totally terrifying and totally B Street. (more...)

The Human Race Theatre Company Brings AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS to Dayton
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2018

Proper gentleman Phileas Fogg strikes a wager and sets off on a race that puts his fortune and life at risk. (more...)

Final Chance to Vote for the BWW Boise Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 24, 2018

It's the last week to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Boise Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Final Chance to Vote for the BWW Cincinnati Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 24, 2018

It's the last week to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Cincinnati Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Geva Theatre Center Presents The World Premiere Of HARD CELL By Brent Askari
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2018

Geva Theatre Center presents the world premiere of Hard Cell, by Brent Askari and directed by Skip Greer, in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage from January 8 through February 3. (more...)

Win 2 VIP Tickets to FROZEN on Broadway with an Exclusive Backstage Tour
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2018

Perfect for any Broadway and Disney fan! (more...)

Orlando Shakes Seeks New Plays For PLAYFEST 2019
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2018

Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF is seeking bold, new, full-length plays to be featured as staged readings at PlayFest 2019. Unsolicited ten-page samples will be accepted between January 5 and January 19, 2019. Due to overwhelming interest, the new play development team will cap unsolicited submissions at the first 100 received. (more...)

Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2018 BWW Boise Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 17, 2018

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Boise Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2018 BWW Cincinnati Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 17, 2018

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Cincinnati Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

BWW Review: THE WORST WITCH, Royal and Derngate
by Verity Wilde - Dec 14, 2018

The world premiere of a stage version of Jill Murphy's The Worst Witch is the non-panto festive show at Northampton's Royal and Derngate this Christmas, ahead of a national tour in 2019. (more...)

Three Weeks Left To Vote For the BWW Boise Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 10, 2018

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Boise Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Three Weeks Left To Vote For the BWW Cincinnati Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 10, 2018

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Cincinnati Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

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