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The anachronistic show explores the lives of the nine presidential assassins and would-be assassins, weaving together fictional scenes where the characters interact among each other with real-life events.

by TV News Desk - Jan 9, 2019

Following 2016 and 2018's incredible adventures in the USA, Russell Howard and his mum Ninette Howard return to our screens with a trip to the world's largest continent for a taste of Asia. The highly anticipated 6 x 60 minute series (twice the length of series one and two's 30-minutes episodes) premieres on Comedy Central UK on the 23rd of January at 10pm. The first two series reached 3.7M individuals, with the first series being the highest rated new commission on the channel the year it launched. After achieving as much as +241% on the 16-34s slot average and +172% on the adults slot average, series three and four were commissioned with extended episodes. (more...)

Sarah Hammond, Shaina Taub, and Charlie Sohne Receive Kleban Prize For Musical Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019

The Kleban Foundation has announced the recipients of the 29th Annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre. The judges declared a tie in the most promising musical theatre lyricist category between Sarah Hammond and Shaina Taub. The Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre librettist has been awarded to Charlie Sohne. The 2019 prizes will be presented on Monday, February 4, 2018, in a private ceremony (by invitation only) hosted by ASCAP and BMI at ASCAP. (more...)

Winners Announced for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Ireland Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019

We are pleased to announce the winners for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Ireland Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and voted on by you - the local theatergoers! (more...)

Dare To Defy Productions Presents Stephen Sondheim's ASSASSINS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2019

Dare to Defy Productions will present Stephen Sondheim's thrilling musical Assassins, January 18-26, 2019 at the PNC Arts Annex! (more...)

Ray Of Light Theatre Announces 2019 Season!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2019

Ray of Light Theatre, San Francisco's non-profit musical theatre company, today announced its 2019 season of musicals featuring the satirical thriller American Psycho, the awe-inspiring Caroline, or Change and a new interpretation of the annual Halloween favorite, The Rocky Horror Show. This season of politically and socially relevant musicals follows a critically-acclaimed 2018 season that included the all-female production of Jesus Christ Superstar and Hedwig and the Angry Inch. (more...)

Pegasus Opera Company Present the UK Premiere of SHAW GOES WILDE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2019

Following last year's successful run of Ruth and The Dark Lady of the Sonnet, Pegasus Opera Company presents another outstanding opera double bill titled Shaw Goes Wilde. The productions are based on Oscar Wilde's The Nightingale and The Rose and George Bernard Shaw's The Music Cure. The two one act shows will be performed on Friday 12, Saturday 13 at 7.30pm and Sunday 14 April at 2.30pm at the new Susie Sainsbury Theatre, Royal Academy of Music, London, NW1 5HT. (more...)

Hammer Theatre in San Jose Announces Spring 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2019

The Hammer Theatre Center continues to bring thrilling cultural performances, world-class theatre, and fun-filled family acts to downtown San Jose as it announces an impressive line-up of events for spring 2019. (more...)

Mickey Thomas Of Starship To Star In New Production Of ROCK OF AGES At The 5th Avenue Theatre; Full Casting Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2019

The 5th Avenue Theatre has announced that Mickey Thomas, the lead singer of Starship (formerly Jefferson Starship), will star as Dennis in its sensational new production of Rock of Ages. Rock of Ages is the '80s rock ballad blast that features the music of Styx, Joan Jett, Twisted Sister, and more. With Mickey Thomas as lead vocalist, Starship produced hits including "We Built This City" (which appears in the production), "Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now," and "Sara." (more...)

New Casting Announced for World Premiere BREAKING OUT OF SUNSET PALACE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2019

Queensbury Theatre is proud to announce the cast for the world premiere of Breaking Out of Sunset Place, playing January 24 - February 10, 2019. (more...)

EPAC Presents Central PA Premiere THE HUMANS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2019

Ephrata Performing Arts Center presents the Central Pennsylvania premiere of Stephen Karam's Tony Award-winning drama THE HUMANS, directed by EPAC Artistic Director Edward R. Fernandez. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For AMERICAN PSYCHO at the Hayes Theatre Co
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2019

Producers BB-Arts Entertainment & Two Doors Productions in association with Hayes Theatre Co today announced the remaining cast members for the upcoming Australian Premiere of the bold new stage production of AMERICAN PSYCHO - THE MUSICAL. Playing at the Hayes Theatre Co from 10 May 2019, AMERICAN PSYCHO - THE MUSICAL is based on the thriller novel by Bret Easton Ellis of the same name, which also inspired the 2000 film starring Christian Bale. Tickets are on sale now from (more...)

BWW Review: ASSASSINS at Dare 2 Defy Productions
by Jenni Cypher - Jan 25, 2019

Brush off your American History knowledge to take this musical visit with some of America's most infamous Assassins and would be Assassins. (more...)

VIDEO: Eden Espinosa Talks Playing Trina on the FALSETTOS Tour
by Stage Tube - Jan 25, 2019

The North American Tour of Falsettos is getting ready to kick off. Hear what Eden Espinosa has to say about taking on the role of Trina! (more...)

Rainy Day Productions Holds Industry Readings Of CHASING THE RIVER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2019

Rainy Day Productions will present industry readings of the new play Chasing the River by Jean Dobie Giebel. Directed by Illana Stein, the six-member cast will feature Tony Carlin, Aaron Costa Ganis, Annie Golden, Deborah Rayne, Chet Siegel, and Wendy Rich Stetson. The readings will be held on Monday, January 28 at 3:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m., and Tuesday, January 29 at 4:00 p.m. For more information, please email (more...)

Florida Studio Theatre And Bookstore1Sarasota Present Annual PoetryLife
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2019

Florida Studio Theatre (FST) and BookStore1Sarasota present PoetryLife for its 8th consecutive year on Monday, February 18, a unique celebration of poetry and the power of the written word. (more...)

BWW RECAP: The Danvers Sisters Are Changed Forever on This Week's SUPERGIRL
by Xandra Harbet - Jan 21, 2019

Shocking revelations unfold in the first Supergirl episode since the winter hiatus. Secrets unfold and relationships are changed in 'Suspicious Minds.' (more...)

Full Casting Announced For Firebrand Theatre's QUEEN OF THE MIST
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2019

Firebrand Theatre is pleased to announce full casting for its Chicago premiere of QUEEN OF THE MIST featuring book, music and lyrics by Michael John LaChiusa (The Wild Party, Marie Christine), direction by Elizabeth Margolius and music direction by Charlotte Rivard-Hoster. (more...)

The Motion Picture Sound Editors Guild Announces the 2019 Golden Reel Nominations
by TV News Desk - Jan 18, 2019

The Motion Picture Sound Editors Guild has announced the nominees for its 66th annual Golden Reel Awards, which honor sound artists and their contributions to the past year's most outstanding feature film, TV, animation and computer entertainment productions. (more...)

BWW Review: ATTEND THE TALE OF SONDHEIM 2 at Bikuben, Det Norske Teatret
by Christian Ranke - Jan 16, 2019

Bikuben at Det Norske Teatret has proven to be the ideal arena for smaller cultural events of that would otherwise struggle to find a home in the commercially driven theatre scene. This new season started off last Friday with a sold-out small Sondheim-concert at the foyer stage of the theatre, in the spirit of 'Side By Side By Sondheim' (more...)

Announcing The Cast And Creative Team Of Diversionary's 20th Anniversary Production Of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2019

At long last, Hedwig comes to Diversionary! This iconic musical is an integral part of the LGBT theater canon and truly rocked the musical form when it debuted Off Broadway 20 years ago. It has since been made into a movie, enjoyed productions all over the world, and had its Broadway debut starring Neil Patrick Harris, winning the Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical. Our 20th anniversary production will find a thrilling new aesthetic and a renewed authenticity as we conclude a nationwide casting search for the right gender non-binary performer to fill Hedwig's boots! Get ready to rock! (more...)

Light Of Day Winterfest '19 Presents Exclusive Live Broadcast Of Sold-out Main Event, Bob's Birthday Bash
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2019

For the first time in the 19-year history of Light of Day WinterFest, the "main event" of the 10-day, three-state festival, the star-studded "Bob's Birthday Bash," long SOLD OUT, will be broadcast LIVE via fiber optic cable during LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST '19. (more...)

Rialto Theatre Announces its February Program
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2019

Rialto has announced its schedule of February events. (more...)

Judy Garland Musical CHASING RAINBOWS Gets the OK from Liza Minnelli Following Industry Presentation
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019

As BroadwayWorld reported last week, Chasing Rainbows: The Road to Oz, a new Broadway-bound musical about the early life of Judy Garland, from her vaudeville sister act through her rise at MGM to win the role of Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz, just had an industry presentation in New York City. The musical has reportedly earned the approval of one very important guest, Liza Minnelli. She told Deadline:  (more...)

Additional Rotating Cast Announced For Barrow Street Theatricals' NASSIM
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2019

Barrow Street Theatricals announced today the rotating cast of guest actors through the end of January for the American premiere of the Nassim Soleimanpour and Bush Theatre production of NASSIM by celebrated Iranian playwright Nassim Soleimanpour (White Rabbit Red Rabbit), featuring direction by Omar Elerian. Joining the production will be: (more...)

Netflix Greenlights New Series, SHADOW AND BONE
by TV News Desk - Jan 10, 2019

Netflix has greenlit a new eight-episode series, Shadow and Bone, according to Deadline. (more...)

Sally Wilfert and More Will Lead Theatre Under The Stars' MAMMA MIA! - Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2019

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) has announced its cast for Mamma Mia!. (more...)

Ruby Rakos, Andrew Keenan-Bolger & More Lead CHASING RAINBOWS Industry Presentation Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2019

Chasing Rainbows: The Road to Oz, a new Broadway-bound musical about the early life of Judy Garland, from her vaudeville sister act through her rise at MGM to win the role of Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz, will have an industry presentation today, January 10, in New York City. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For The World Premiere Of Alex Oates' ALL IN A ROW
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2019

Paul Virides Productions, Evelyn James Productions and United Theatrical today announces the full cast of the world premiere production of Alex Oates' All in a Row. Dominic Shaw directs Charlie Brooks (Tamora), Simon Lipkin (Martin), Michael Fox (Gary) and Hugh Purves (Laurence). The production opens at Southwark Playhouse on Monday 18 February, with previews from Thursday 14 February, running until Saturday 9 March. (more...)

The Sayers Club Announces Ester Goldberg's TOTALLY OUTRAGEOUS BRUNCH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019

Totally Outrageous Brunch at The Sayers Club at SLS Las Vegas is an insatiable comedy spectacle filled with awe at every turn. Starring international glamour-puss Ester Goldberg along with her cast of talented and unpredictable friends, this show will shock, mock and rock your socks off. A total Vegas experience where one thing's for sure...brunch will never be the same! (more...)

Photo Flash: THE KING AND I's Jose Llana Celebrates American Songbook Concert
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019

Broadway vet Jose Llana returned for the 20th season of Lincoln Center's American Songbook, four years after his sold-out appearance at the Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse. Llana performed in The Appel Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center and was joined by his Here Lies Love cast members Jaygee Macapugay, Jeigh Madjus, Renee Albulario and Billy Bustamante on February 1st. (more...)

MOVIE MIXTAPE: SONGS FROM THE SILVER SCREEN to Feature Storm Large, Ashley Park, and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019

The New York Pops, led by Music Director and Conductor Steven Reineke, gives a concert entitled Movie Mixtape: Songs from the Silver Screen, on Friday, March 15 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall, joined by acclaimed vocalists Mykal Kilgore, Storm Large, Ashley Park, and Ryan Silverman. The orchestra performs iconic songs from beloved movies include 'Over the Rainbow' from The Wizard of Oz, 'Moon River' from Breakfast at Tiffany's, 'The Way We Were' from The Way We Were, and 'Footloose' from Footloose. (more...)

Toronto Musical Concerts Presents PARADE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2019

On Thursday, March 21st and Friday, March 22nd, 2019 at 7:30pm, Toronto Musical Concerts (TMC) presents a professional staged reading of Jason Robert Brown's PARADE In Concert at the Al Green Theatre (Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre - 750 Spadina Ave). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Sarah Hammond, Shaina Taub, and Charlie Sohne Honored With 2019 Kleban Prize For Musical Theatre
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Feb 5, 2019

The annual KLEBAN PRIZE FOR MUSICAL THEATRE presentation took place Monday, February 4 at ASCAP, 250 W. 57th Street. Broadway's legendary musical theater creators and up-and-comers alike, came out to honor this year's three prize winners, perform some of their material, and present the prizes at a reception hosted by ASCAP and BMI. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jose Llana Talks About The American Songbook Series And The UK Tour Of THE KING AND I
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2019

The King and I's Jose Llana dazzled in his return to Lincoln Center's American Songbook Concert Series on February 1st, four years after his sold-out appearance at the Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse. Mr. Llana's glorious tenor filled The Appel Room, where he was accompanied by his Here Lies Love cast members Jaygee Macapugay, Jeigh Madjus, Renee Albulario and Billy Bustamante. (more...)

Cyrille Aimée to Share Her Sondheim Adventure at Spruce Peak
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2019

Cyrille Aimee's Sondheim Adventure began in 2013, when she was invited to participate in a tribute concert for the Broadway legend at New York's City Center, co-starring with Bernadette Peters and backed by Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. Her show-stealing performance was widely praised, but the most memorable compliment came from the composer himself. "You made me cry," Sondheim told Aimee backstage after opening night. "That was pretty powerful," Aimee recalls with a touch of understatement. (more...)

Shakespeare's Globe Announces Full Casting For Summer 2019 Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2019

Brendan O'Hea returns to direct Globe on Tour, where a company of eight actors will once again offer audiences around the world a trio of plays which this year explore the themes of refuge and displacement. Continuing last summer's experiment, which revived the Shakespearean tradition of allowing audiences to vote for the play they'd like to see, this year's audiences will cast their votes for The Comedy of Errors, Twelfth Night or Pericles, all stories of lost families, new homes, and what it means to belong. The tour will return to the Globe stage for Refugee Week (17 - 23 June) as part of a wider programme of events in which refugee artists, performers and audiences will all share their stories. (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...)

BWW Review: JEKYLL AND HYDE at Slow Burn Theatre Company
by David McKibbin - Feb 4, 2019

Slow Burn Theatre Company brings this cautionary tale of a musical to life with high-caliber performers, beautiful staging, and well-crafted production values. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2019

Australian theatre producer John Frost today announced the leading performers and the rest of the cast of the iconic hit musical Saturday Night Fever, which will premiere in Sydney at the Sydney Lyric Theatre from 27 March 2019. (more...)

Bid Now on Two Tickets to TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, Plus Meet Scout Finch and Boo Radley
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2019

Bid to win the chance to attend the hit Broadway production of To Kill a Mockingbird by Aaron Sorkin, based on the novel by Harper Lee! After the show, you will have the exclusive experience of meeting cast members Tony nominee Celia Keenan-Bolger, playing Scout Finch, and Danny Wolohan (Assassins), in the role of Boo Radley! (more...)

Greater Boston Stage Company Announces the US Premiere of ONEGIN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019

Greater Boston Stage Company proudly announces the U.S. Premiere of Amiel Gladstone and Veda Hill's, Onegin. Based on Pushkin's masterpiece novel in verse and Tchaikovsky's stunning opera, Onegin tells the love story of the innocent Tatyana and the self-obsessed aristocrat Onegin. This soaring musical adaptation begs you to answer the question, "Look around, look around, look around, Do you see someone worth dying for?" Directed by Producing Artistic Director Weylin Symes, performances run March 14 - 31, 2019. The Press Opening is Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 3:00pm. (more...)

Creative Teams Confirmed For Goodspeed Musicals Five Show Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019

Two-time Tony Award-winning Goodspeed Musicals has brought together an extraordinary group of artists to helm the five exciting productions planned this season: an All-American classic, a heart-warming musical tale, an electric dance-filled tuner, an extraordinary true story, and an inspirational journey that's sure to inspire. Single tickets for all five shows set for Goodspeed's 2019 season go on public sale this Sunday, February 17 at 10:00 a.m.. (more...)

DJ Muggs Teams With Rochester Spitter Eto For New Collaborative Album HELLS ROOF & Drop Video For 'Holy Wine'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019

Accomplished hip-hop producer and founding member of Cypress Hill, DJ Muggs has announced the details for his new collaborative album with Rochester spitter Eto entitled 'Hell's Roof'. (more...)

QUEEN OF THE MIST Comes to Jack Studio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2019

Queen of the Mist is based on the astounding and outrageous true story of Anna Edson Taylor, who in 1901 on her 63rd birthday set out to be the first person to survive a trip over Niagara Falls in a barrel of her own design. (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...)

Three Carbonell Award Honorees Team up for Special Engagement March 2nd
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2019

The Delray Beach Playhouse announces an exciting, special engagement for one night only on March 2nd, LAURA HODOS & SHELLEY KEELOR SING THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK COLLECTION with Music Director, Caryl Fantel. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch The Cast of TUTS' MAMMA MIA Preview 'Dancing Queen'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2019

In the video below watch as the Dynamos preview 'Dancing Queen' from TUTS' Mamma Mia! (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Kevin McAllister
by Elliot Lanes - Feb 11, 2019

Today's subject, Kevin McAllister, always has dynamic stage presence no matter the production. Currently he is living his theatre life onstage at Signature Theatre singing the Ken Page track in Ain't Misbehavin'. The production runs through March 10th in Signature Theatre's MAX space. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2019

Zoetic Stage and the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County are proud to present the South Florida premiere of EVERY BRILLIANT THING, an acclaimed, one-man play by Duncan Macmillan. Playing February 14 - March 3, 2019 in the intimate Carnival Studio Theater (Ziff Ballet Opera House), EVERY BRILLIANT THING continues Zoetic Stage's 2018-2019 season at the Arsht Center as part of the Center's Theater Up Close Series. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For Arthur Miller's DEATH OF A SALESMAN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2019

Artistic Director of the Young Vic, Kwame Kwei-Armah, today announces the full cast for Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman, a co-production with Elliott & Harper Productions and Cindy Tolan. (more...)

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