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Dorothy Chandler Pavillion ( Los Angeles, CA)
Los Angeles, CA

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Based on the novel Menschen im Hotel by Vicki Baum and her play Grand Hotel translated by William A. Drake

BWW Review: Country Comic Legend Minnie Pearl Comes to Life at Chaffin's Barn
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 8, 2018

Country comedy legend Minnie Pearl is brought to life thanks to Minnie Pearl: All The News From Grinder's Switch, a musical comedy revue making its debut this weekend at Nashville's Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre in a very limited, four performance engagement through September 13. Directed with obvious respect by Joy Tilley Perryman and featuring a top-flight ensemble of tremendously talented actors, the newly created show from Belmont University professor and music historian Don Cusic takes a lovingly nostalgic look at the show business career of Sarah Ophelia Colley Cannon, the Hickman County native who rose to the top ranks of country stardom with the comic creation of her alter ego. (more...)

Czech Marionettes Highlight Centennial Heritage Festival With New Works
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

From October 6 to 27 at the Upper East Side's Bohemian National Hall and Jan Hus Church, GOH Productions will present a Centennial Heritage Festival, featuring mainstage marionette theater productions for adults and kids and musical concerts for audiences of all ages. The festival celebrates two auspicious anniversaries: the Centennial Anniversary of the founding of Czechoslovakia (1918) and the Millennial Anniversary of the unification of the Lands of the Czech Crown, under Duke Oldrich (1018). (more...)

BWW Review: HOBSON'S CHOICE, Jack Studio Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Sep 6, 2018

Hobson's Choice is given a late 50s makeover in this fine revival of a play the themes of which remain as relevant today as ever they were. (more...)

The LA Phil And Dudamel Kicked Off The Centennial Season With The Opening Night Gala & Concert: California Soul
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018

The Los Angeles Philharmonic and Music & Artistic Director Gustavo Dudamel ushered in the orchestra's Centennial season with a celebratory Opening Night Concert & Gala, California Soul, Thursday, September 27, 7 pm, at Walt Disney Concert Hall. The festive evening featured singers Chris Martin of Coldplay, who brought Dudamel and the LA Phil's YOLA musicians to the 2016 Super Bowl, and Corinne Bailey Rae, who performed at the Hollywood Bowl earlier this year. (more...)

Rose Theatre Kingston Announces Spring 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018

With the world premiere double-bill of Nick Dear's Hogarth's Progress currently playing at Rose Theatre Kingston as part of its 10th anniversary season, the company today announces its Spring 2019 season. This will be the first season presented in the venue's newly reconfigured auditorium, with developments taking place in January 2019 following a capital fundraising programme. (more...)

THE CHOIR OF MAN Comes to the Grand
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018

The Grand 1894 Opera House continues 'A Jewel of a Season' on Saturday, October 6, at 8pm with The Choir of Man. Tickets may be purchased At the Grand's Box Office, 2020 Postoffice Street, by calling 409.765.1894, 800.821.1894, or online at (more...)

Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions Launches 65th Annual Competition For Young Singers
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018

Young opera singers from across the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, and for the first time, Mexico, will compete for $15,000 cash prizes and the opportunity to launch major operatic careers, when the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions launches its 65th annual auditions program this fall. Over 1,000 singers between the ages of 20 and 30 will participate in the program, the longest-running singing competition in the country. Finalists will perform on the stage of the Met At the Grand Finals Concert on Sunday, March 31, 2019. (more...)

CIRQUE DREAMS HOLIDAZE Will Illuminate King's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

CIRQUE DREAMS HOLIDAZE brings its popular and electrifying stage spectacular to Brooklyn's Kings Theatre with six unforgettable performances presented by Kings Brooklyn. This critically-acclaimed extravaganza is a BROADWAY MUSICAL AND NEW CIRQUE ADVENTURE WRAPPED INTO THE ULTIMATE HOLIDAY GIFT FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY! Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

The Grand Theatre Announces 2018/19 Season Principal Casting Preview
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2018

Artistic Director Dennis Garnhum has announced principal casting for the 2018/19 season including Seana McKenna as Penelope in MARGARET ATWOOD'S THE PENELOPIAD, Jan Alexandra Smith as Scrooge in this season's gender-flipping A CHRISTMAS CAROL, Nigel Shawn Williams as Troy Maxson and E.B. Smith as Jim Bono in AUGUST WILSON'S FENCES, and Alex Furber as Robert Ross in TIMOTHY FINDLEY'S THE WARS.     (more...)

We Banjo 3 Comes to The Center For The Arts
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Irish quartet We Banjo 3 brings their innovative musical-fusion style dubbed "Celtgrass" to Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre in Malibu on Friday, October 19 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Stars of MEAN GIRLS, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, and More Among Lineup for Broadway Flea Autograph Table & Photo Booth
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

More than 80 legendary, emerging and beloved Broadway and Off-Broadway stars are ready to take photos, sign autographs and meet their biggest fans on Sunday, September 30, at the 32nd Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction, produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

Megan Follows To Receive Stratford Festival's Legacy Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

Artistic Director Antoni Cimolino will present this year's Legacy Award to Megan Follows, one of Canada's most beloved performers, who shot to fame around the world for her award-winning portrayal of Anne in the 1985 miniseries Anne of Green Gables and its sequel Anne of Avonlea. Cimolino and Follows played opposite each other as Romeo and Juliet in Stratford in 1992. (more...)

Singer-Songwriter Erin Enderlin Releases New Single THESE BOOTS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

Country singer-songwriter Erin Enderlin has released her latest single 'These Boots.' The single was premiered last week during Erin's fourth appearance At the Grand Ole Opry. You can watch an acoustic performance of the song here. The digital version of the single was premiered yesterday exclusively with Roughstock. 'These Boots' can be streamed or downloaded here. (more...)

Early Bidding Now Open For Walk-On Roles, VIP Tickets, and More At The Broadway Flea Market And Grand Auction
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

Jump start your ultimate theatrical treasure hunt as early bidding opens today on dozens of auction items you can't get anywhere except at the 32nd Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction. (more...)

THE AMORALISTS STAINED Comes to New Ohio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

The Amoralists (James Kautz, Artistic Director; Lico Whitfield, Producing Director) proudly present STAINED, written by Amoralists 2018/2019 'WRIGHT CLUB author Charly Evon Simpson, and directed by Kate Moore Heaney. STAINED is PLAY 2 of RICOCHET: An Amoralists Anthology about Surviving an American Epidemic. (more...)

Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA Presents Live Coverage Of New Curling World Cup This Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

NBC Sports presents 19 hours of coverage of the first leg of the Curling World Cup from Suzhou, China, beginning Wednesday at 6:30 a.m. ET on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA, as the United States faces South Korea in mixed doubles action. (more...)

11th Hour Theatre Company To Present Concert Of GREY GARDENS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

11th Hour Theatre Company brings its consistently sold out concert series back home and as the series begins its 2018-2019 season it has grown. 11th Hour's Next Step Concert Series is now set to run over two weekends. They begin their season with a concert performance of Grey Gardens. Grey Gardens features Music by Scott Frankel, Lyrics by Michael Korie and a Book by Doug Wright. 11th Hour Theatre Company Associate Artistic Director and Co-Founder Steve Pacek directs.  Amanda Morton is the Music Director. Grey Gardens runs October 6-14. The official Media Opening is Sunday, October 7 at 2 p.m.  Tickets cost $36 (which includes a $4 service fee). $19 tickets are available online for Students and Industry. Tickets are available online at or by phone 267-987-9865. All performances will take place at The Proscenium Theatre at The Drake, 302 South Hicks Street. (more...)

The Amoralists To Present Charly Evon Simpson's STAINED
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

The Amoralists (James Kautz, Artistic Director; Lico Whitfield, Producing Director) proudly present STAINED, written by Amoralists 2018/2019 'WRIGHT CLUB author Charly Evon Simpson, and directed by Kate Moore Heaney. STAINED is PLAY 2 of RICOCHET: An Amoralists Anthology about Surviving an American Epidemic. (more...)

BWW Previews: October AUDITIONS FOR JUDY GARLAND 'World's Greatest Entertainer' to be staged in '19 at the Baby Grand
by Greer Firestone - Sep 10, 2018

JUDY GARLAND 'World's Greatest Entertainer', a NEW book musical will have its World Premiere at the 300 seat baby grand on March 22, running for 6 performances. Open auditions will take place at The Walnut Street Theatre on the 6th Floor on October 3 from 6pm-8pm. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

CIRQUE DREAMS HOLIDAZE brings its popular and electrifying stage spectacular to Brooklyn's Kings Theatre with 6 unforgettable performances presented by Kings Brooklyn. This critically-acclaimed extravaganza is a BROADWAY MUSICAL AND NEW CIRQUE ADVENTURE WRAPPED INTO THE ULTIMATE HOLIDAY GIFT FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY! Tickets are on sale August 3 at 10am. (more...)

Lee Greenwood to Star at 60th Anniversary Neewollah Concert with Added Attraction Kyle Dillingham
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018

The Neewollah Festival will celebrate its 60th Anniversary from October 19-27, in downtown Independence, Kansas. The famous nine day Halloween themed festival will feature live theatrical productions, concerts, three different parades, 5K/10K fun runs, pageants, a carnival, a chili cook off, vendors, food and more. (more...)

The Grand 1894 Opera House Presents AIDA CUEVAS - TOTALMENTE JUAN GABRIEL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

The Grand 1894 Opera House continues 'A Jewel of a Season' with the mariachi spectacle - Aida Cuevas - Totalmente Juan Gabriel on Saturday, October 13, at 8pm. Tickets may be purchased At the Grand's Box Office, 2020 Postoffice Street, by calling 409.765.1894, 800.821.1894, or online at (more...)

York Theatre Company's 'Musicals In Mufti' Series Will Celebrate The Alan Jay Lerner Centennial
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

Celebrating the centennial of Alan Jay Lerner, The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Executive Director), dedicated to the development of new musicals and rediscovery of musical gems from the past, is proud to announce that its acclaimed Musicals in Mufti series will celebrate the work of the legendary librettist and lyricist Alan Jay Lerner, whose hundredth birthday was August 31, 2018. The series honors one of the creators behind such classics as Brigadoon, Camelot, Love Life, and My Fair Lady. (more...)

The Amoralists Present STAINED At New Ohio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2018

The Amoralists (James Kautz, Artistic Director; Lico Whitfield, Producing Director) proudly present STAINED, written by Amoralists 2018/2019 'WRIGHT CLUB author Charly Evon Simpson, and directed by Kate Moore Heaney. STAINED is PLAY 2 of RICOCHET: An Amoralists Anthology about Surviving an American Epidemic. (more...)

Grand Rapids Symphony Opens Great Eras Series with Music of Baroque
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

Of all the great composers of classical music, Johann Sebastian Bach reigns supreme. Even among other composers. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/19 - COME FROM AWAY, TITANIC, HUNCHBACK and More!
by BWW Special - Oct 19, 2018

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature COME FROM AWAY, TITANIC, HUNCHBACK and more! (more...)

Photo Flash: KINKY BOOTS Cast Visits Wolverhampton's original Boot Factory
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

Today, members of the KINKY BOOTS cast visited the Wolverhampton Boot Factory, just minutes from the Grand Theatre where the hit Broadway and West End production is currently playing until 27 October. (more...)

Grand Rapids Symphony Concert Celebrates Leonard Bernstein's Centennial
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2018

The music of Leonard Bernstein, who composed the music for West Side Story, has graced concert halls and theaters, radios and televisions in homes all across America. This year, the centennial of his birth, the world remembers the life and legacy of the great American composer, conductor, pianist, and educator. (more...)

Lineup Of Five Stars Set For The Cat Country 96 Jingle Jam
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018

Cat Country 96 presents the 2018 Jingle Jam at the historic State Theatre. It's an intimate evening of acoustic music with some of Nashville's hottest stars! The concert benefits the FREDDY© Awards program and takes place on Thursday, November 15, 2018! (more...)

Downtown L.A.'s Annual Free Event Highlights The Rich Arts & Culture Of Grand Avenue
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018

Grand Ave Arts: All Access, the fourth annual, one-day, free community event, returns on Saturday, November 3, 2018, from 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. with a diverse program of family-friendly activities, interactive workshops and tours that highlight and offer access to the world-class arts and cultural organizations on Grand Avenue between Temple and 6th Streets. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS STORY Announced at Rising Star Resort
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

Ghostlight Theatricals in association with Rising Star Resort & Casino in Rising Sun, Indiana will present "A Christmas Story: The Musical," a professional dinner theatre production At the Grand Theatre at Rising Star Resort & Casino. Performances will be Thursday through Sunday beginning November 15 and continuing through December 28. Show times are as follows: Thursday through Saturday buffet dinner starts at 5:45 with the performance at 7:00; Saturday and Sunday matinee buffet starts at 11:45 with the performances at 1:00. Tickets are $50 per person and include a holiday-themed buffet meal and the show. Group rates are available. Tickets may be purchased by calling 1-800-472-6311 or visiting More information about the show is available at or (more...)

Town Mountain To Perform on the Opry Next Tuesday
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

Since their inception over a decade ago, Town Mountain has continuously redefined modern bluegrass, making waves in both the studio and the live music circuit; today, the band announced that they will appear on the Grand Ole Opry next Tuesday, October 16, followed by a two-night run at the legendary The Station Inn. Fans can expect to hear originals from their forthcoming album New Freedom Blues, which has been been praised by outlets like the Bluegrass Situation, SiriusXM, No Depression, American Songwriter, and Rolling Stone, who named the group anArtist You Need to Know. On Wednesday, The Boot premiered “One Drop In The Bottle” the fourth and newest single from the album. Set for release on October 26, New Freedom Blues is available for pre-order today via iTunes. Town Mountain are currently touring the Southeast and will tour with Tyler Childers in December (full dates below). (more...)

BWW Review: THE CHOIR OF MAN at The Grand 1894 Opera House
by Bryan-Keyth Wilson - Oct 12, 2018


Joe McElderry Returns To Wolverhampton In CLUB TROPICANA the Musical
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

Star casting is announced today for the world premiere of CLUB TROPICANA THE MUSICAL by Michael Gyngell, a summer adventure of love in the sun, with a soundtrack of smash-hit pop classics all performed live on stage at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre from Monday 29 April - Saturday 4 May 2019. (more...)

Grand Theatre Presents Timothy Findley's THE WARS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, the Grand Theatre will honour the sacrifices of our soldiers past and present with the Governor General Award-winning story, TIMOTHY FINDLEY'S THE WARS  based on the book of the same name by one of Canada's most distinguished authors. Adapted and directed by Grand Theatre Artistic Director, Dennis Garnhum, TIMOTHY FINDLEY'S THE WARS launches the 18/19 season on the Spriet Stage, running from October 23 to November 11, Remembrance Day.  The Title Sponsor for TIMOTHY FINDLEY'S THE WARS is BlueStone Properties. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

A specially staged production of the National Theatre's award-winning play, THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME will be seen by eight secondary schools in Wolverhampton in partnership with Wolverhampton Grand Theatre. (more...)

by Rona Kelly - Aug 8, 2018

Founded in 1976, the National Youth Music Theatre exists to create opportunities and provide training for young people, interested in the world of musical theatre. From playing the piano in auditions to Artistic Director, Jeremy Walker's journey through National Youth Music Theatre is one to be shared. Talking to us about the ambitions of NYMT and the upcoming season at The Other Palace, he reveals just why the work they do is so important. (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering the Late Brian Murray
by Walter McBride - Aug 27, 2018

As BroadwayWorld reported last week, acclaimed actor and director Brian Murray, who worked extensively on and off Broadway for more than fifty years, passed away from natural causes at the age of 80. (more...)

Jeanne Robertson Come To The Peace Center, 5/17
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018

Celebrated humorist Jeanne Robertson comes to the Peace Center on Friday, May 17, at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

NBC Sports Group and Faceit Present Universal Open Rocket League Grand Finals This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

Universal Open Rocket League – NBC Sports Group and FACEIT's annual esports tournament – culminates this weekend at NBC Sports Group's International Broadcast Center in Stamford, Conn., as the top Rocket League players in the world compete in a 2v2 tournament for a $100,000 prize pool. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Famous KINKY BOOTS Themselves Strut Into Wolverhampton Ahead of October Opening
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2018

The famous red heels from hit musical KINKY BOOTS strutted straight from the Land Of Lola to Wolverhampton ahead of opening night in October. (more...)

Lyric Theatre To Produce World Premiere WHEN WE'RE GONE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2018

Lyric Theatre concludes its regular 2018 season next month with a world-premiere rock musical - the fifth title in the organization's New Works Initiative. (more...)

by Greer Firestone - Aug 21, 2018

If Aisle Say was a multi-talented superior athlete and could choose from an array of sports to excel, down on my list would be ballet. Why? No season off to indulge in food and drink fantasies, rigorous abuse to the body, inferior pay and way, way too much discipline required. (more...)

Studio Theatre Kicks Off Season with IF I FORGET
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

Studio Theatre kicks off its 40th Anniversary season by stepping outside its front door as Associate Artistic Director Matt Torney directs Tony Award-winning playwright (Dear Evan Hansen) and Bethesda native Steven Levenson's If I Forget. This observant, political-but-personal family drama set in 2000 centers on the dynamics of a modern Jewish family in DC's Tenleytown neighborhood. Brought together by their elderly father's 75th birthday, the adult children of the Fischer family squabble over what to do with their long-held and now lucrative 14th Street property, igniting debates on religion, politics, and history. The first act opens days after the collapse of the Israel-Palestine Camp David peace talks, and If I Forget considers events of the outside world-and the weight of the turn of a millennium-through a domestic lens, grounding events and issues of the time in personal perspectives, while interrogating what it means to be an American Jew in the twenty-first century. (more...)

Park City Institute Closes Summer Concert Series With NASHVILLE CAFE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

Park City Institute will close out the 2018 St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights Concert Series, Sunday September 2, with Nashville Cafe, an evening of country music, completing the concert series' season at City Park. The show will feature music performed by three stars of CMT's hit musical drama series Nashville, Chris Carmack, Chip Esten and Sam Palladio. The show begins at 6:00 P.M., and gates open at 4:30 P.M. (more...)

Lyric Theatre Receives Grant From Disney To Fund School Program
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2018

Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma has been awarded a $120,000 grant from Disney to bring the Disney Musicals in Schools program to Oklahoma City Public Schools.  The program is a free initiative developed by Disney Theatrical Productions to create sustainable theater programs in under-resourced elementary schools.  The grant funds two years of programming; Lyric Theatre will select five area public elementary schools to participate in 2018-19 and another five will be selected for next year. (more...)

Tom Lehrer's TOMFOOLERY Comes to Melbourne Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

The words and music of acclaimed American musician, singer-songwriter satirist and Harvard mathematician Tom Lehrer is celebrated in TOMFOOLERY. The musical revue comes to Melbourne for a limited season as part of the Melbourne Fringe from 12 - 22 September 2018 at Gasworks, Albert Park. (more...)

Oliver Ormson To Play The Prince In Grand Theatre's Pantomime SLEEPING BEAUTY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2018

Wolverhampton Grand Theatre today announced that Oliver Ormson will play the Prince in this year's pantomime alongside the previously announced Debbie McGee, Richard Cadell & Sooty, Doreen Tipton and Ian Adams. (more...)

Fox Theatre to Warm the Winter with CIRQUE DREAMS HOLIDAZE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2018

CIRQUE DREAMS HOLIDAZE returns by popular demand to Atlanta's legendary Fox Theatre with a grander and electrifying stage spectacular for two unforgettable performances presented by Steve Litman. This critically-acclaimed extravaganza is a BROADWAY MUSICAL AND NEW CIRQUE ADVENTURE WRAPPED INTO THE ULTIMATE HOLIDAY GIFT FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY!  Tickets are on sale Friday, Aug. 17 at 10 a.m. (more...)

Applications Now Open For Art House's Inaugural INKubator Writing Group
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2018

For the first time, Art House will be cultivating a group of playwrights as part of the INKubator program's new play development initiative. Selected playwrights will meet on a monthly basis between October 2018 and May 2019 to share their work and further the growth of a specific piece that each playwright is developing. Alex Tobey, resident director of the program, will be joined by special guests each month (playwrights, directors, dramaturgs, literary managers) who will moderate conversations focused on peer feedback, guidance, and personalized support for each playwright's individual process.  In the spring, each writer will team up with a professional director to present a public reading or workshop performance as a part of the new annual Jersey City Spring Festival of New Plays. (more...)

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