Assassins

Thirteen people have tried to kill the president of the United States. Four have succeeded. These murderers and would-be murderers are generally dismissed as maniacs and misfits who have little in common with each other, and nothing in common with the rest of us. Assassins suggests otherwise...

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by Jade Kops - Jun 8, 2019
A treat of traditional and contemporary music, Irish hard-shoe dancing and amusing personal stories of growing up in Longford Ireland, THE IRISH BOY is an entertaining insight into Bobby Fox's background.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2019
The 2019 Tony nominees are already winners... literally. For some, this marks their first nomination, but others have already won Tony Awards in seasons past. We took a look at which nominees have won at least a Tony or two (or nine) - amongst them, they've gathered a total of 69 awards!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2019
The Purple Rose Theatre Company (PRTC) has selected an exciting lineup of plays for its 29th season: a new play by Chelsea-native and PRTC founder Jeff Daniels, as well as three world premieres by Michigan-native playwrights.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2019
Following the huge success of their Dionysian dining experience Divine Proportions, Shotgun Carousel return to The Vaults with their new masquerade ball, Red Palace. A Gothic cabaret guided by an irresistible tale, this promenade immersive experience showcases cabaret, circus, dance and genre-defying performance. Gastro-storyteller and Masterchef semi-finalist Annie McKenzie will provide an exclusive menu for booked diners, subject to limited availability.
by Alan Henry - Jun 6, 2019
Producer Kevin McCollum announced today that the new musical, Mrs. Doubtfire, will premiere at Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre this fall on route to Broadway.  The musical features a book Karey Kirkpatrick and John O'Farrell and music and lyrics by Wayne Kirkpatrick and Karey Kirkpatrick, the Tony Award nominated team behind Something Rotten!  Four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks (Hello, Dolly!) will direct and Lorin Latarro (Waitress) will choreograph.  Ethan Popp (Tina) will serve as Music Supervisor.
by TV Scoop - Jun 28, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of THE OUTPOST, airing on THE CW on Thursday, July 18, 2019!
by TV Scoop - Jun 28, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of THE OUTPOST, airing on THE CW on Friday, July 19, 2019!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2019
The CW has released the season two key art for the fantasy-adventure series THE OUTPOST, starring Jessica Green, which returns for its second season on Thursday, July 11 (9:00-10:00pm ETPT). 
by Julie Musbach - Jun 28, 2019
Moulin Rouge! The Musical, based on the 2001 Twentieth Century Fox Motion Picture by Baz Luhrmann begins performances on Broadway at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre tonight June 28. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2019
'Everybody's Got the Right' to their dream role in this gender-blind production of Stephen Sondheim's Assassins. Performing this August at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts, full casting has now been announced.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2019
John M. 'Jack' Allison, prestigious theater teacher and director in the United States, Canada, and Europe, died peacefully at the age of 78 on June 16, 2019 in East Northport, New York. Born in Bayonne, New Jersey, he graduated from New Jersey City University with a BA in American Literature and History before earning an MA in Speech and Drama from The Catholic University of America, and a PhD (ABD) in Theatre and Directing from the University of Denver.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019
Milwaukee Repertory Theater announces the cast and creative teams for the 201920 Season shows 2 Pianos 4 Hands, The Niceties, The Nerd and Nunsense.
by TV Scoop - Jun 20, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on the Season Premiere of THE OUTPOST, airing on THE CW on Thursday, July 11, 2019!
by TV Scoop - Jun 20, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of THE OUTPOST, airing on THE CW on Friday, July 12, 2019!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2019
On Sunday, June 16, Washington, D.C.'s theatre community gathered to celebrate the end of MICHAEL KAHN's 33-year tenure as Artistic Director of Shakespeare Theatre Company with musical and dramatic performances, special guests from the worlds of entertainment, politics, and media, and a mayoral proclamation.
by TV News Desk - Jun 19, 2019
Michelle Forbes (The Killing, Berlin Station) is one of the newest additions to USA's Treadstone, an action-packed thriller set amidst the CIA black ops program Operation Treadstone.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2019
Nottingham Playhouse has unveiled the latest updates for its autumn/winter season, including the announcement of Pinocchio as the Neville Studio Christmas show.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2019
Check out the latest cast of Drifters, Shirelles, and music industry legends that make up the company of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical!
by Peter Nason - Jun 15, 2019
Yes, it features perhaps the greatest song in musical theatre history, but does Don Quixote's quest here lack zest?
by Monroe George - Jun 11, 2019
Tickets are now on-sale for the New York Premiere of the new musical comedy Broadway Bounty Hunter, opening Off-Broadway this summer at Greenwich House Theater (27 Barrow Street). The follow-up to his viral smash hit Be More Chill which made its Broadway bow this spring, Broadway Bounty Hunter features music and lyrics by two-time Drama Desk Award nominee Joe Iconis ('Smash', The Black Suits, Bloodsong of Love at Ars Nova), who also co-wrote the book with Lance Rubin (Denton Little's Deathdate), and Jason SweetTooth Williams (Be More Chill). Directed and choreographed by Jennifer Werner (The Book of Mormon Supervising Associate Director), Broadway Bounty Hunter begins previews Tuesday, July 9, 2019, with an official opening night of Tuesday, July 23, for a limited engagement of ten weeks through Sunday, September 15.
by TV - Press Previews - Jun 11, 2019
Tickets are now on-sale for the New York Premiere of the new musical comedy Broadway Bounty Hunter, opening Off-Broadway this summer at Greenwich House Theater (27 Barrow Street). The follow-up to his viral smash hit Be More Chill which made its Broadway bow this spring, Broadway Bounty Hunter features music and lyrics by two-time Drama Desk Award nominee Joe Iconis ('Smash', The Black Suits, Bloodsong of Love at Ars Nova), who also co-wrote the book with Lance Rubin (Denton Little's Deathdate), and Jason SweetTooth Williams (Be More Chill). Directed and choreographed by Jennifer Werner (The Book of Mormon Supervising Associate Director), Broadway Bounty Hunter begins previews Tuesday, July 9, 2019, with an official opening night of Tuesday, July 23, for a limited engagement of ten weeks through Sunday, September 15.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2019
TMB presents the workshop production of a world premiere play, GOOD ENOUGH, written and performed by Ted McGrath and directed by James Barbour. GOOD ENOUGH will open on Friday, July 26 and perform through Sunday, August 25 at the Lounge Theatre, 6201 Santa Monica Blvd. in Hollywood.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2019
Based on the Book "We're All Bad in Bed," Bad in Bed Live has announced a Denver stop on its regional tour. The production will run August 15 - 17 at the Byron Theatre at the Newman Center for the Performing Arts, University of Denver. 2344 East Iliff Ave, Denver 80210.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2019
TOSOS Theater Company has announced that Ben Philipp has officially signed on to be the Company's Costume Director. Ben is currently an Assistant Costume Designer for Amazon's The Marvelous Mrs Maisel. 
by Kathleen Peterson - Jul 8, 2019
It's not surprising to feel somewhat uneasy sitting in a theater waiting for MACBETH to begin. At the Great River Shakespeare Festival's production you're confronted when you sit down with a stage set that feels fractured, unforgiving, ominous.
by Linnae Medeiros - Jul 8, 2019
You ready hunters? Broadway Bounty Hunter's Christina Sajous is taking over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story tomorrow, July 9th! Be sure to tune in throughout the day for a behind-the-scenes look at the first preview of this new Joe Iconis production featuring Annie Golden, Alan H. Green, and more! You're not gonna want to miss this killer takeover!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2019
The Broad Stage's annual Broad Fest returns on Sunday, September 1, 2019 from 2:00pm - 7:00pm. This free, all-ages festival features music and dancing, activities for kids and adults, plus sweets and food available for purchase. Start on the plaza, groove with a live DJ or make an art project, then explore the lobby, theaters and Music Hall for an array of performances and activities to pique your creative spirit and celebrate the arts in your community.
by TV Scoop - Jul 8, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of THE OUTPOST, airing on THE CW on Thursday, July 25, 2019!
by TV Scoop - Jul 8, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of THE OUTPOST, airing on THE CW on Friday, July 26, 2019!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2019
Cameron Mackintosh today announces he is delighted that in honour of Stephen Sondheim's 90th birthday next March, the Queen's Theatre will be renamed the Sondheim Theatre, making him the only living artist to have a theatre named in his honour both in the West End and on Broadway. Following the renovation of wartime bomb damage and a major restoration of the auditorium and the complete backstage, the newly named Sondheim Theatre will continue as the home of world's longest running musical Les Miserables as it enters its 35th year.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2019
The Old Vic today announces casting for Lucy Prebble's new play A Very Expensive Poison, based on the book by Luke Harding and directed by John Crowley. The cast includes Thomas Arnold, Tom Brooke, MyAnna Buring, Callum Coates, Marc Graham, Amanda Hadingue, Yasmine Holness-Dove, Lloyd Hutchinson, Robyn Moore, Peter Polycarpou, Sarah Seggari, Michael Shaeffer, Reece Shearsmith, Gavin Spokes and Bea Svistunenko. A Very Expensive Poison opens at The Old Vic on 5 September with previews from 20 August.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2019
Happy 243rd birthday, America! On July 4, 1776, the thirteen colonies officially declared independence from Great Britain, forming a brand new nation, which today celebrates over two centuries of freedom and democracy. In that time, our country has been through war and peace, prosperity and poverty, progress and stagnation. On this most special of days to be an American, we're giving you a crash course on the story of our nation, the only way we know how... through musical theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2019
Porchlight Music Theatre is proud to announce the 14th Annual Chicago Sings concert: Chicago Sings 25 Years of Porchlight, Monday, Aug. 5 at 7 p.m., at The Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago Ave, directed by Christopher Pazdernik and Artistic Director Michael Weber with music direction by David Fiorello. Reception begins at 6 p.m. with a cocktail hour and light appetizers. Performances, awards ceremony and paddle raising begins at 7 p.m. in the Edlis Neeson Theatre. Tickets are on sale for $125 at PorchlightMusicTheatre.org or by calling 773.777.9884. Tickets at the door will be $150. The event has reserved seating and supports Porchlight Music Theatre's educational and artistic programming.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2019
Portland Stage's collaboration with Maine State Music Theatre continues with a production of Ain't Misbehavin':The Fats Waller Musical Show from August 6 to September 1.
by Stephanie Wild - Jul 20, 2019
Broadway, brace yourself for the return of Aaron Tveit! Tveit has had an extremely successful and diverse career, on stage and screen, but Broadway has been missing him since he wrapped up in Catch Me If You Can in 2011. Now, Tveit is making his return to the Great White Way in Moulin Rouge! Take a look back on Aaron's career, and see what he's been up to since we last saw him on a Broadway stage!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2019
Producer Mark Cortale has announced that Beth Leavel, Tony Award winner & star of the current smash hit Broadway musical The Prom, will join the Broadway @ The Art House series hosted and music directed by Seth Rudetsky in Provincetown for two shows on August 18th & 19th to launch Carnival Week. For tickets and information, please visit http:ptownarthouse.com or call 800-838-3006.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2019
A classic comedy is coming to Ephrata Performing Arts Center, September 5-14, 2019, THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart. The production, directed by Kenneth Seigh (EPAC's DOUBT), will star EPAC Artistic Director Edward Fernandez in the role of Sheridan Whiteside, respectively.
by TV Scoop - Jul 18, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of THE OUTPOST, airing on THE CW on Thursday, August 8, 2019!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 18, 2019
The new musical comedy BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER is now playing its New York Premiere engagement Off-Broadway atGreenwich House Theater (27 Barrow Street). Check out highlights of the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2019
Signature Theatre has announced the full cast and creative team for Assassins with music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by John Weidman and directed by Signature Theatre Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Gigi, Follies). Signature Theatre continues to be the largest single producer of the work of Stephen Sondheim and Assassins marks the 30th production of a Sondheim musical in Signature Theatre's history. Assassins will run from August 11 - September 29 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2019
Get a first look inside the new musical comedy Broadway Bounty Hunter, now playing its New York Premiere engagement Off-Broadway at Greenwich House Theater (27 Barrow Street).
by Noelle Hannibal - Jul 16, 2019
Exhilarating. Feral. Thoughtful. These are just a few choice words from The Guardian's five-star review of Rachel Bloom's recent London show. Bloom will be bringing that energy on stage for a five-night run of What Am I Going To Do With My Life Now? at this years' Just For Laughs Festival.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2019
SecondStory Rep has announced shows for its Season 21 Mainstage Series. With eight shows, including four musicals, there is something for everyone!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2019
With Blues in the Night about to open at the theatre, and The Son soon to transfer to the West End, Artistic Director of Kiln Theatre, Indhu Rubasingham, today announces the full cast for her production of the world premiere of Anupama Chandrasekhar's When the Crows Visit - Ayesha Dharker (Hema), Bally Gill (Akshay), Mariam Haque (Uma / Kavita), Asif Khan (Gopi / Inspector), Aryana Ramkhalawon (Ragini), Paul G Raymond (David) and Soni Razdan (Jaya). The production opens on 29 October, with previews from 23 October, and runs until 30 November.
by TV Scoop - Jul 12, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of THE OUTPOST, airing on THE CW on Thursday, August 1, 2019!
by TV Scoop - Jul 12, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of THE OUTPOST, airing on THE CW on Friday, August 2, 2019!
by Michael Dale - Jul 11, 2019
Despite an oeuvre that includes a questioning of the sanity of American social conventions and an exploration into the motivations of presidential assassins, INTO THE WOODS might be regarded as the most subversive of Stephen Sondheim's musicals.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 10, 2019
Yesterday, Christina Sajous gave hunters a look behind-the-scenes at the first preview of Joe Iconis' Broadway Bounty Hunter! So in case you missed it (or just want to relive all of the fun and excitement), we compiled clips for you to enjoy. Check it all out!
by Stephanie Wild - Jul 1, 2019
Today's top stories: Bette Midler and more perform for World Pride!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2019
Academy Award® winner Gary Oldman (2017, Best Actor, Darkest Hour) and Golden Globe® nominee Jessica Alba (2001, Best Television Actress – Drama Series, TV's “Dark Angel”) star as serial assassins in Killers Anonymous, available on Blu-ray (plus Digital), DVD, and Digital on August 27 from Lionsgate. This film is currently available On Demand.