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BroadwayWorld UK Awards 2017: Gary Naylor's Nominations - Pt. 1
by Gary Naylor - Sep 19, 2017

Picking out the best of UK theatre over the past 12 months is a curious task - akin to judging avocado pears against conference pears, we're comparing like with like only in the broadest sense. So, with that necessary caveat, here are some of my nominations for the BroadwayWorld UK Awards 2017. (more...)

Leslie Odom Jr., Andrew Rannells, Sutton Foster, and Stephanie J. Block To Perform Live at Lincoln Center
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 19, 2017

This December, some of Broadway's brightest stars Leslie Odom Jr., Andrew Rannells, Sutton Foster with special guest Jonathan Groff, and Stephanie J. Block will headline four special performances combining the intimacy of cabaret with the razzle dazzle of the Great White Way at The Appel Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center. Presented by Live From Lincoln Center, each evening showcases one of these leading voices of musical theater while illuminating their musical journeys to stardom, revisiting favorite songs, and offering glimpses of future projects. (more...)

Matt Doyle and Ali Ewoldt to Perform with New York Pops in Season Opener
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

On October 27, 2017 at 8:00PM, The New York Pops, led by Music Director Steven Reineke, will open its 35th season at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, with a concert celebrating the centennial of the birth of the orchestra's founder, Skitch Henderson (1918-2018). (more...)

Skylar Astin, Krysta Rodriguez, and Jim Parrack to Star in WHAT WE'RE UP AGAINST at WP Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

WP Theater has just announced the presentation of, by special arrangement with Segal NYC Productions, the Off-Broadway premiere of What We're Up Against, written by Pulitzer Prize nominee Theresa Rebeck (Mauritius, Seminar, NBC's Smash ), directed by Adrienne Campbell-Holt (Dry Land, Empathitrax). (more...)


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BWW TV: Watch a Sneak Peek at A CLOCKWORK ORANGE!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 18, 2017

Direct from a sold-out, critically-acclaimed London run, director Alexandra Spencer-Jones's electrifying stage production of A Clockwork Orange, based on Anthony Burgess' 1962 literary masterpiece, begins previews Saturday, September 2, 2017, with an opening night of Monday, September 25, 2017, for a limited Off-Broadway engagement through January 6, 2018. This production celebrates the centennial of Anthony Burgess' birth, in 1917. (more...)

BWW Contest: Win Tickets to THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER on Broadway
by BWW Contests - Sep 18, 2017

BroadwayWorld is giving you a chance to win two tickets to Michael Moore's THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER, on Broadway through October 22 only! Enter the contest below for a chance to win. Tickets will be for a date to be agreed upon between the winner and the production. (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway's Krysta Rodriguez Headlines OCSA's 2017 Season Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Orange County School of the Arts (OCSA) Foundation, a non-profit that supports one of the nation's premier arts schools, kicked off the 2017-18 season with a stunning beachfront concert starring Broadway sensation and notable alumna Krysta Rodriguez performing musical numbers from her career alongside 12 talented Musical Theatre Conservatory students. BroadwayWorld has photos from the event below! (more...)

Authors Share Personal Core Truths About Life
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

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George Salazar and Lauren Harkens Sign on for New KAREHOUSE Musical at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

KareHouse, a new musical written by Michael Kimmel (Songbird, The Last Goodbye) with music and lyrics by Libby Winters (American Idiot), directed by Jenny Koons (Burn All Night), and produced by John Gallagher Jr., Allison Bressi, and Lianne Kennedy, will be presented in a New York Premiere at Joe's Pub, for two performances only, September 25-26, 2017. (more...)

Fulton Theatre Opens LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2017

The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre is proud to present the psychedelic musical comedy Little Shop of Horrors, September 19 through October 15. Expect the unexpected as Little Shop of Horrors is presented to our audience in a brand new and exciting way. Remember whatever you do, DO NOT FEED THE PLANT! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 9/16/2017
by - Sep 16, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 9/16/2017. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 16, 2017
by - Sep 16, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 16 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 15, 2017
by - Sep 15, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 15 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Dan Butler and Stephen Spinella in WARHOLCAPOTE at A.R.T.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

WARHOLCAPOTE is currently playing in previews, opens September 24, and closes October 13, 2017 at American Repertory Theater. BroadwayWorld has a first look at Stephen Spinella (Andy Warhol) and Dan Butler (Truman Capote) in action below! (more...)

Cast Announced for THE SLAVES OF SOLITUDE at Hampstead Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Hampstead Theatre presents the world premiere of Nicholas Wright's The Slaves of Solitude directed by Jonathan Kent. (more...)

Tero Saarinen Company to Present NY Premiere of MORPHED at The Joyce
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Linda Shelton, Executive Director of The Joyce Theater, is thrilled to welcome Nordic contemporary dance troupe Tero Saarinen Company back onto its Chelsea stage with the New York premiere of Mr. Saarinen's Morphed, from October 18 22. (more...)

Starz Greenlights Original Series VIDA from Showrunner Tanya Saracho
by TV News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Starz President and CEO Chris Albrecht announced today that the development project VIDA (formerly titled Pour Vida ) has been greenlit to series. (more...)

DIRTY DANCING – THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE North American Tour Finds Its 'Johnny' and 'Baby'; Cast, Dates Set!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage will officially open a new production and North American tour at the Harris Center in Folsom, CA, October 5 - 7. (more...)

First Listen to Cast Album for SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Are you ready kids? NPR has shared a first listen to the highly anticipated SpongeBob SquarePants cast album! The musical arrives on Broadway November 6th, with an official opening on Monday, December 4th. (more...)

Duncan Macmillan's PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS, Enda Walsh's BALLYTURK Headline 2017-18 Season at St. Ann's Warehouse; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

St. Ann's Warehouse launches into its ambitious international 2017-18 Season, the third in its waterfront theater in Brooklyn Bridge Park, with highlights that exemplify the institution's role as a home for major new works from singular international companies and American avant-garde masters. (more...)

Review: Halley Feiffer Creates A FUNNY THING for Two Opposites Overseeing Their Mothers at a Cancer Treatment Center
by Shari Barrett - Sep 14, 2017

For those of us who have lived through the passing of a loved one from cancer, it may seem an impossibility to create humor out of that heartbreaking situation. But the West Coast Premiere of Halley Feiffer's A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Gynecologic Oncology Unit at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center of New York City, she shares the entertaining tale of two adult children, sitting bedside with their mothers, with enough funny one-liners to generate laughs galore. (more...)

Mill Mountain Theatre Announces 2018 Season
by Christopher Castanho - Sep 14, 2017

Hundreds gathered in Mill Mountain Theatre's Trinkle Mainstage on September 14th to hear the fun and exciting news: Mill Mountain Theatre's 2018 Season Announcement. Their upcoming season will consist of four main stage musicals on the Trinkle, four shows for Young Audiences , three productions in the Waldron Fringe Series, two concerts in their Music Series, and a special family event. A brilliant balance of shows that all will enjoy. (more...)

The Hills Musical Company Presents SPRING AWAKENING
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Spring has sprung in Stirling already this year as the Hills Musical Company production team and cast have begun rehearsals for their 2nd show of the year; Spring Awakening. (more...)

Cast Set for DIRTY DANCING North American Tour, Coming to State Theatre Next June
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

After three successful years on tour boasting numerous sold out engagements, this new adaptation of the worldwide smash-hit film, currently celebrating its 30th Anniversary, will continue to dazzle in more than 50 markets in North America, including the Lehigh Valley at The State Theatre on June 21 and June 22, 2018. (more...)

LET ME SPELL IT OUT FOR YOU Opens at the United Solo Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

What do you do when your best friend can only speak in 7-letter words? Scrabble, the Subway, and the Meaning of Life. (more...)

New Faces, New Flubs! THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG to Welcome New Company This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

A new school year is beginning at Cornley University this fall as the Tony Award-winning Broadway production of Mischief Theatre's The Play That Goes Wrong, which has inexplicably become longest-running play currently on Broadway, welcomes a new company beginning Tuesday, September 19th. (more...)

3rd Annual VOICES FOR THE VOICELESS Concert to Feature Jonathan Groff, James Monroe Iglehart, and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Your Kids, Our Kids (Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley, Founding Directors) proudly presents the 3rd Annual VOICES FOR THE VOICELESS: Stars For Foster Kids, an event that brings together the very best performers from the American stage and screen to raise awareness about the plight of kids in foster care, particularly those aged 13 and older who are in danger of aging out of the foster care system alone. (more...)

BWW Previews: Tony Award Winning Musical FUN HOME to be Performed for the First Time in Singapore by Pangdemonium!
by Yuliani Supandji - Sep 13, 2017

To round off their 2017 Season, Pangdemonium will stage the Singapore Premiere of the groundbreaking musical FUN HOME, the musical based on Alison Bechdel's best-selling graphic memoir. (more...)

Brian Ray Norris and Wesley Taylor Join Cast of SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The producers of SpongeBob SquarePants on Broadway have just announced full casting for the Broadway production atThe Palace Theatre (1564 Broadway - Broadway at 47th Street). Preview performances begin Monday, November 6th with an official opening on Monday, December 4th. For tickets visit SpongeBobBroadway.com, Ticketmaster.com or call 877-250-2929. (more...)

BWW Feature: MY LOVE | MY LUMBERJACK at B3
by Jeanmarie Simpson - Sep 13, 2017

In an eerie forest by the sea, far removed from the comfort of her village, Sandra escapes from loneliness into the arms of Peter, her simple, handsome lumberjack. (more...)

Photo Flash: Michael Moore Treats THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER Audience to Free Hot Dogs
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The audience at The Terms of My Surrender was in for an unexpected treat Friday when Michael Moore took them all out for dinner after his hit Broadway show. (more...)

Creative Team Announced for THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the creative team for the next show of the Globe's 2017-2018 Season, acclaimed actor and playwright James Lecesne's tour-de-force one-man show, The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey. (more...)

Krystina Alabado, Emma Hunton and Ben Fankhauser Tapped for THE MAD ONES Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

59E59 Theaters will launch the first show of Prospect Theater Company's three-year residency with the NYC premiere of THE MAD ONES, a new musical featuring book, music & lyrics by Kait Kerrigan and Brian Lowdermilk (Henry and Mudge) and directed by Stephen Brackett (Buyer & Seller). (more...)

VIDEO: Steve Angello Debuts Official Video for 'Rejoice'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Steve Angello shares a striking new experimental film today for his song 'Rejoice' that blends CGI, haute couture and a powerful sermon by one of the country's biggest preachers, T.D. Jakes. Unlike anything he's done before, the new music goes into a much darker, artful direction inspired by Steve's own spiritual Awakening. More coming from him soon. (more...)

Get Carner & Gregor's ISLAND SONG Cast Album, Featuring Jeremy Jordan and More, for Free
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Songwriters Sam Carner and Derek Gregor have released the full studio cast album of their musical ISLAND SONG as a free digital download. (more...)

Starz Greenlights Original Series VIDA From Showrunner Tanya Saracho
by TV News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Starz President and CEO Chris Albrecht announced today that the development project Vida (formerly titled Pour Vida ) has been greenlit to series. (more...)

Breaking Glass Announces Release of Coming-of-Age Drama HEARTSTONE
by Movies News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Breaking Glass Pictures is proud to announce the North American release of writer-director Gu mundur Arnar Gu mundsson's visually stunning, coming-of-age drama HEARTSTONE. (more...)

Kathryn Gallagher, Ronald Alexander Peet, and More to Headline KAREHOUSE at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

On Monday, September 25th & Tuesday September 26th, KareHouse, a new musical by Michael Kimmel (Songbird, The Last Goodbye) with music and lyrics by Libby Winters (American Idiot), and directed by Jenny Koons (Burn All Night) will be presented for the first time at Joe's Pub (more...)

Nick Adams, Morgan James, Christine Pedi, Ali Stroker and More Join Abingdon Theatre Company's 25th Anniversary Gala Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Abingdon Theatre Company has announced additional casting for their upcoming 25th Anniversary Gala on Monday, October 23 at The Edison Ballroom (240 W. 47th Street). Honoring two-time Tony and Emmy Award winner Bebe Neuwirth (Chicago, Sweet Charity, 'Cheers,' 'Frasier'), the event will feature a special concert performance of the John Kander and Fred Ebb musical revue And The World Goes 'Round. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 12, 2017
by - Sep 12, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 12 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Prepping for Ultraviolence: The Cast of A CLOCKWORK ORANGE Dishes on Their Physical New Gig
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 12, 2017

The cast of the hotly anticipated off-Broadway run of the stage adaptation of the classic novel, A Clockwork Orange, just met the press and BWW was there to take you inside the special day! The vibrant cast of young actors was on hand to dish about their new gig and let us in on some of their prep for the intensely physical piece, including a stunning six-hour callback that left many in shock (and even drove some to drink). (more...)

Gaurav Bhalla Unveils New Leadership Book AWAKENING A LEADER'S SOUL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Leadership roles rarely come with playbooks, even less so in today's complex and uncertain world. When confronted with 21st-century challenges, quandaries, dilemmas and paradoxes which often require choices between right vs. right or wrong vs. more wrong where do leaders turn for guidance? (more...)

Casting Announced for Adam Rapp's RED LIGHT WINTER at Henningson & Co.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Adam Rapp's Red Light Winter will be presented in a special one night only event October 29th at 7:30 PM at Henningson & Co. in Downtown Los Angeles. The cast includes Jaclyn Bethany, David Gangel-Guerrero and Vincent Santvoord. The performance will feature a pop-up gallery featuring work from artists around their world, created in response to the text. The evening will be produced by BKE Productions with Yvonne Reddy and production/lighting design by Mollie Wartelle. (more...)

THE LIGHTNING THIEF Cast Recording Gets Special Edition Vinyl This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Broadway Records will release a special limited edition vinyl release of The Lightning Thief - The Percy Jackson Musical this winter. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes Broadway Star and Recording Artist Morgan James
by Theater People Podcast - Sep 11, 2017

On Monday, September 11, Theater People podcast welcomes Broadway favorite Morgan James. For the episode, James shares her story of first moving to New York City to attend the Julliard School as a voice major. Attending Julliard had been a life-long dream and when she was wait listed, she had to get creative in order to make her admission a reality. After graduating and deciding to pursue a career in musical theater, James struggled to find work and had to figure out how she best fit into 'the business.' (more...)

Danny Burstein, Rebecca Naomi Jones and More to Star in Rajiv Joseph's DESCRIBE THE NIGHT at the Atlantic
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company has announced casting for the New York premiere of Pulitzer Prize finalist and Lortel and Obie Award winner Rajiv Joseph's (Guards at the Taj) play Describe the Night, directed by Giovanna Sardelli (Animals Out of Paper). (more...)

Jim Carrey Spoofs WEST SIDE STORY & More During TERMS OF MY SURRENDER Appearance
by TV News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Thursday night, comedian Jim Carrey made a guest appearance in Michael Moore's one-man Broadway show THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER. (more...)

BWW Review: ANAÏS, A DANCE OPERA by Mixed eMotion Theatrix In Association With Diana Raab
by Maggie Yates - Sep 11, 2017

Ana s: A Dance Opera is a multimedia collaberation featuring the life story of writer, intellectual, and provocateur, Ana s Nin. (more...)

A.R.T. & Harvard Art Museums to Host Events Series Alongside WARHOLCAPOTE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) and Harvard Art Museums have partnered in conjunction with the A.R.T.'s production of WARHOLCAPOTE to present a series of events highlighting the contemporary legacies of Andy Warhol and Truman Capote, including a unique encounter with Warhol screen-prints and a speaker series featuring journalists, multimedia artists, curators, and collectors. (more...)

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