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Photo Flash: Get A First Look at JERSEY BOYS at Ogunquit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018

The multi-Tony Award-winning, international sensation that took Broadway and the world by storm, makes its Northeast premiere at the Ogunquit Playhouse, on stage through October 28. Get a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Dante & Dowling Square Off In Theater UnCorked's ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

Shana Dirik, Producing Artistic Director of Theater UnCorked - Boston's newest small theater company - announces the cast for One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest, an enhanced staged reading on Saturday, October 13th at 3:30 and 7:30 pm at Margaret Jewett Hall, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138. (more...)

Feinstein's/54 Below Presents Songs From Cult Classics, A Benefit for the ACLU
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

"Songs from Cult Classics to Benefit the ACLU" is returning to Feinstein's/54 Below for its second year! On Wednesday October 3rd at 9:30pm cult classic musical lovers will gather at Feinstein's/54 Below for a concert of songs from their favorite under-appreciated shows. Featuring a line up of Broadway performers and emerging artists, the evening will highlight songs revolving around the themes of oppression and hope. Proceeds will be donated to the ACLU. (more...)

Music Theater Works Will Present JUDY GARLAND: COME RAIN OR COME SHINE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018

An homage to entertainer Judy Garland will be presented by Music Theater Works at Nichols Concert in Evanston, October 5-14, 2018. (more...)

Jeremy Lawrence Plays Snagglepuss Sunday At The Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018

The Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival is pleased to announce that Jeremy Lawrence will appear as the title character in a one-time performance of The Snagglepuss Chronicles on Sunday, September 30 at 11am in Provincetown. (more...)

Laura Osnes & Tony Yazbeck, Kate Baldwin, and More to Take the Stage at Feinstein's/54 Below in October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018

Next month, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

5-Star Theatricals Presents Thousand Oaks Premiere of SHREK THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

5-STAR THEATRICALS opens its 2018-2019 season with the Thousand Oaks premiere of SHREK THE MUSICAL (more...)

Bird College - Dance, Music And Theatre Performance Announces Gary Avis As The College's New Patron
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2018

Bird College - Dance, Music and Theatre Performance today announces that Gary Avis MBE will join the College as a new patron, working alongside existing patrons Christopher Biggins, Baroness Tessa Blackstone, Lara Pulver, Liz Robertson and Dougie Squires OBEMVO, adding to the breadth of ambassadors for the College. (more...)

Photo Flash: Pegasus Theatre Chicago Presents ECLIPSED
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

Pear Theatre will debut its new Pear Flambe Cabaret series with J/K Cabaret's "Let's Hear It For The Boys!" on Friday, November 2 and Saturday, November 3. This evening of gospel, jazz, R&B, and cabaret standards will feature Bay Area performers Juanita Harris and Karyn Rondeau, joined for this event by Anthone Jackson and Brian Palac. Tickets ($25 in advance or $28 at the door) can be purchased by visitingwww.thepear.org or calling (650) 254-1148. (more...)

J/K CABARET Opens Pear Flambé Cabaret Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

Pear Theatre will debut its new Pear Flambe Cabaret series with J/K Cabaret's "Let's Hear It For The Boys!" on Friday, November 2 and Saturday, November 3. This evening of gospel, jazz, R&B, and cabaret standards will feature Bay Area performers Juanita Harris and Karyn Rondeau, joined for this event by Anthone Jackson and Brian Palac. Tickets ($25 in advance or $28 at the door) can be purchased by visiting www.thepear.org or calling (650) 254-1148. (more...)

Eisemann Center Presents THE WIZARD OF OZ This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Eisemann Center Presents THE WIZARD OF OZ for three performances on Friday, October 12 at 7:30 pm and Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 2:00pm and 7:30 pm. This magical production is a celebration of the 1939 MGM movie, and will be presented with breathtaking special effects that will sweep audiences away from the moment the tornado twists its way into Kansas. (more...)

New Line Theatre Artistic Director Scott Miller Publishes Fifth Collection Of Musical Theatre Exploration, 'Literally Anything Goes'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2018

New Line Theatre's artistic director Scott Miller has published another collection of essays, LITERALLY ANYTHING GOES: 14 ODDBALL MUSICALS AND WHAT MAKES THEM TICK. Miller's fifth book of deep-dive musical theatre exploration is a surprising and entertaining journey into more than a dozen quirky but fascinating musicals, some famous, some less so. (more...)

VIDEO: Get A First Look at JERSEY BOYS at Ogunquit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

The multi-Tony Award-winning, international sensation that took Broadway and the world by storm, makes its Northeast premiere at the Ogunquit Playhouse, on stage through October 28. Get a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Tour Cast Announced for THE WIZARD OF OZ
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

The greatest family musical of all time, THE WIZARD OF OZ, is touching down across the country starting October 6 in Alma, Arkansas. (more...)

BWW Review: LAST DAYS OF SUMMER at Kansas City Repertory Theatre
by Alan Portner - Sep 15, 2018

The Spencer Theater, KC Rep audience roared its approval at the world-premiere, musical production of Steve Kruger's 1998 novel 'Last Days Of Summer.'   In collaboration with Composer Jason Howland and Director Jeff Calhoun, Kruger's new play takes its first full scale step toward a hoped for long run on the Great White Way (more...)

Review Roundup: JERSEY BOYS at Ogunquit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

The multi-Tony Award-winning, international sensation that took Broadway and the world by storm, makes its Northeast premiere at the Ogunquit Playhouse, on stage through October 28. Get a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Nathan Amzi Joins The Cast Of HEATHERS THE MUSICAL At Theatre Royal Haymarket
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

Heathers the Musical will welcome Nathan Amzi (Aladdin, In The Heights, Rock of Ages, The Voice UK) to Westerberg High for the first time at the Theatre Royal Haymarket. Nathan will be joining Carrie Hope Fletcher in the smash-hit musical until the end of the semester on 24 November. (more...)

BWW Review: BAT BOY: THE MUSICAL at Connecticut Theatre Company
by Joseph Harrison - Oct 8, 2018

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Casting Announced For The San Francisco Playhouse Production Of MARY POPPINS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

San Francisco Playhouse celebrates the magic of the holiday season with the hit Broadway musical Mary Poppins. Susi Damilano will direct the Playhouse production, with music direction by Katie Coleman and choreography by Kimberly Richards. (more...)

VIDEO: A Frantic Assembly & Theatre Royal Plymouth Production THE UNRETURNING
by Stage Tube - Oct 4, 2018

A brand new trailer and production photography have been released for Frantic Assembly and Theatre Royal Plymouth's co-production The Unreturning. The trailer is produced by TEAFilms. (more...)

Photo Flash: A Frantic Assembly & Theatre Royal Plymouth Presents THE UNRETURNING
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2018

Telling the interwoven stories of three men coming home from war, this new work by Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting winner Anna Jordan is directed by Frantic Assembly associate director Neil Bettles and marks the 10th anniversary of Frantic Assembly's award-winning Ignition training programme. The cast includes Jared Garfield, Joe Layton, Jonnie Riordan and Kieton Saunders-Browne. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 1, 2018
by - Oct 1, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 1 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Photo Flash: Outcry Theatre's SPRING'S AWAKENING Opens July 6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2018

Outcry Theatre's professional production of Spring's Awakening opens on Friday, July 6. Written by Frank Wedekind and translated by Eric Bentley, the production runs July 6-15 at the Addison Theatre Centre Studio Theatre. (more...)

OC Premiere Of BIG FISH Starts Todayth At Chance Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2018

Chance Theater, Anaheim's official resident theater company, is excited to announce the fourth show in its 20th Anniversary Season ... Big Fish. Written by John August with music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, directed by Oanh Nguyen, choreographed by Kelly Todd, and musically directed by Robyn Manion, Big Fish will preview from June 29 through July 6; regular performances will begin July 7 and continue through July 29 at Chance Theater @ Bette Aitken theater arts Center on the Cripe Stage. (more...)

Broadway and New York City Nightlife Renaissance Man Trent Armand Kendall Passes Away at 51
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 28, 2018

Trent Armand Kendall enjoyed a long and thriving career as writer/producer, actor, front man, international headliner, recording artist and radio host. HIs Broadway credits included The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Hair, Into the Woods, and the Actors Fund concert of Chess. (more...)

BIGFOOT - A Brand New Musical Comedy Premieres! And...Willkommen To CABARET!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018

 It's battier than Bat Boy; more horrifying than Rocky Horror! The Tantalizingly True Tale of America's Favorite Monster...set to an original 80's soul-funk soundtrack! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Leslie Kritzer Brings HALF JEW, ALL GUILT to Mr. Finn's Cabaret
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jul 9, 2018

William Finn was in the house to introduce Comedian, Actress, Writer, and Broadway star Leslie Kritzer to the audience in Mr. Finn's Cabaret last night. The Berkshires answer to Feinstien's/54 Below and Birdland is housed below Barrington Stage Co's St. Germain Stage and has some of the most consummate Broadway and Cabaret stars on it's intimate stage this season. Charles Bush and Marilyn Maye are on the schedule this summer as well as Melissa Manchester on the Mainstage. (more...)

OC Premiere Of BIG FISH Starts June 29th At Chance Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2018

Chance Theater, Anaheim's official resident theater company, is excited to announce the fourth show in its 20th Anniversary Season ... Big Fish. Written by John August with music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, directed by Oanh Nguyen, choreographed by Kelly Todd, and musically directed by Robyn Manion, Big Fish will preview from June 29 through July 6; regular performances will begin July 7 and continue through July 29 at Chance Theater @ Bette Aitken theater arts Center on the Cripe Stage. (more...)

Outcry Theatre Announces Cast And Creative Team For SPRING'S AWAKENING
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2018

Outcry Theatre is proud to announce the cast and creative team of Frank Wedekind's Spring's Awakening, translated by Eric Bentley. The production runs July 6-15 at the Addison Theatre Centre Studio Theatre. (more...)

Other Palace Production of HEATHERS THE MUSICAL to Head to the West End
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2018

After smashing all box office records with its European premiere at The Other Palace, the sold-out production of HEATHERS - THE MUSICAL transfers to Theatre Royal Haymarket in the West End, with a strictly limited 12-week run from 3 September. Carrie Hope Fletcher will reprise her role as Veronica Sawyer. Book tickets here from £28! (more...)

Book Now For HEATHERS THE MUSICAL in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2018

After smashing all box office records with its European premiere at The Other Palace, the sold-out production of HEATHERS - THE MUSICAL transfers to Theatre Royal Haymarket in the West End, with a strictly limited 12-week run from 3 September. Carrie Hope Fletcher will reprise her role as Veronica Sawyer. Book tickets here from £28! (more...)

Texas State Launches Scholarship Fund to Honor the Late Trent Armand Kendall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2018

A crowdfunding campaign to create an endowed scholarship to honor the late Broadway actor Trent Armand Kendall has been launched by Kaitlin Hopkins the head of the BFA Musical Theatre program at Texas State University, and her husband and faculty member Jim Price, who were long time friends of Kendall and one-time cast mates with him on the hit musical Batboy. (more...)

Cher, Reba, HAMILTON Creators, And More To Receive Kennedy Center Honors
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2018

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced the selection of four Honorees who will receive the 2018 Kennedy Center Honors for lifetime artistic achievements, and a special Honors distinction for a work of art and its co-creators. Recipients to be honored at the 41st annual national celebration of the arts are: singer and actress Cher, composer and pianist Philip Glass, Country music entertainer Reba McEntire, and jazz saxophonist and composer Wayne Shorter. This year, the co-creators of Hamilton-writer and actor Lin-Manuel Miranda, director Thomas Kail, choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler, and music director Alex Lacamoire-will receive a unique Kennedy Center Honors as trailblazing creators of a transformative work that defies category. (more...)

The Long Center Presents SUMMER STOCK AUSTIN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2018

Steal away for a fun-filled summer of musical theatre! Now entering its 14th season, there isn't any other program in the country quite like the Long Center's own SUMMER STOCK AUSTIN. (more...)

Photo Flash: Foothill Music Theatre Presents THE SOUND OF MUSIC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2018

Los Altos Hills will be alive with The Sound of Music this summer, when multi-award winning Foothill Music Theatre presents the Tony, Grammy, and Academy Award-winning musical. This beloved musical, set in Austria in 1938, follows novice Maria Rainer who becomes the governess for the von Trapp family, capturing the hearts of the seven children and their father, a widowed naval captain. As the Nazis occupy Austria, the family is forced make decisions which forever change their lives, fleeing their home in pursuit of freedom. Director Milissa Carey, music director William Liberatore, and choreographers Brett and C.J. Blankenship breathe new life into this classic tale of hope, love, and family. The Sound of Music will play July 19- August 5, 2018(press opening: July 20) at the Smithwick Theatre, I-280 & El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills. Tickets ($12 - $32) and information can be found at www.foothill.edu/theatre or by phone at (650) 949-7360.     (more...)

*CARDED By TheaterWorksUsa Returns To Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents 'CARDED by TheaterWorksUSA' on Tuesday, July 31st at 9:30pm. Back for its third year, CARDED brings you a concert celebrating the incredible talent that comes out of a TheaterWorksUSA van. They've traveled thousands of miles across North America, they've performed for over a million people, they've loaded their set in and out of theatres,  and now, they're singing their faces off at Feinstein's/54 Below. Join us for a night of showtunes, standards, and more! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - July 17, 2018
by - Jul 17, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 17 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Bay Street Theater Announces Special 4th Mainstage Production CONFESSIONS OF A MORMON BOY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce Confessions of a Mormon Boy as a special Mainstage Season bonus production this summer, written and performed by Outer Critics Circle Award Nominee Steven Fales and directed by Bay Street Theater's Artistic Director, Scott Schwartz. (more...)

MORMON BOY TRILOGY to Head Off-Broadway Following Bay Street Run
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

MORMON BOY TRILOGY, three solo plays written and performed by Outer Critics Circle Award Nominee Steven Fales and directed by Bay Street Theater's Artistic Director, Scott Schwartz, will play Bay Street this week in a special engagement. (more...)

NewArts and The 1214 Foundation Present Disney's NEWSIES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2018

NewArts presents Newsies, the Tony Award-winning Broadway phenomenon, August 3 -12 at Masuk High School in Monroe, CT. The musical is based on the historical newsboy strike of 1899 that shook the ivory towers of William Randolph Hearst and Joseph Pulitzer. The history lesson leaps onto the stage with soul-stirring music, amazing heart, and stunning choreography and stars over 120 area youth onstage, backstage and in the orchestra. (more...)

CONFESSIONS OF A MORMON BOY Now In Rehearsal at Bay Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018

Bay Street Theater and Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce that Confessions of a Mormon Boy, a special Mainstage Season bonus production, is now in rehearsal. Confessions of a Mormon Boy is written and performed by Outer Critics Circle Award Nominee Steven Fales and directed by Bay Street Theater's Artistic Director, Scott Schwartz. The one-man play will have five showings only from July 17 - July 22 and is Part 1 in Fales' new Mormon Boy Trilogy. Performances will be held on Tuesday, July 17 at 7 pm; Thursday, July 19 at 5 pm for a special Twilight Performance; Friday, July 20 at 8 pm; Saturday, July 21 at 5 pm for a second Twilight Performance; and Sunday, July 22 at 2 pm. Tickets for Confessions of a Mormon Boy are on sale now and range from $40 - $136. To purchase, visit baystreet.org or call the Box Office at 631-725-9500. (more...)

Booker Garrett, Sayra Player, and More Cast in THE HURRICANE PARTY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2018

THE COLLECTIVE NY announces complete casting for the world premiere production of David Thigpen's THE HURRICANE PARTY, directed by Tony Award Nominee Maria Dizzia (In the Next Room). Previews begin on Wednesday, August 29 at the Studio Stage at the Cherry Lane Theatre. Opening night is set for Tuesday, September 11, with a limited engagement through Sunday, October 7, 2018. (more...)

Photo Flash: Go Inside Rehearsals of The Drury Lane Theatre's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2018

BroadwayWorld has an inside look at the Drury Lane's rehearsals for Little Shop of Horrors, with music by Alan Menken, book by Howard Ashman, direction and choreography by Scott Calcagno, and music direction by Roberta Duchak. Little Shop of Horrors runs September 6 - October 28, 2018, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The press opening is Thursday, September 13 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Jonathan Mousset Leads Ogunquit's Regional Premiere of JERSEY BOYS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

The multi-Tony Award-winning, international sensation makes its Northeast premiere at the Ogunquit Playhouse, on stage September 5 through October 28. Jersey Boys takes audiences on an exhilarating journey behind the music of mega-stars Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. (more...)

Music Theater Works Presents JUDY GARLAND: COME RAIN OR COME SHINE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2018

An homage to entertainer Judy Garland will be presented by Music Theater Works at Nichols Concert in Evanston, October 5-14, 2018. (more...)

Drury Lane Announces Cast of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2018

Drury Lane has announced the cast for Little Shop of Horrors, with music by Alan Menken, book by Howard Ashman, direction and choreography by Scott Calcagno, and music direction by Roberta Duchak. Little Shop of Horrors runs September 6 - October 28, 2018, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The press opening is Thursday, September 13 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 18, 2018
by - Aug 18, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 18 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BAT BOY THE MUSICAL Comes to Fair Lawn
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

Old Library Theatre, Fair Lawn Recreation Department's resident theater company and NJACT's 2017 Community Theater of the Year, proudly presents 'Bat Boy.' (more...)

How Very! HEATHERS Will Feature New Song in West End Run
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2018

Heathers the Musical is bigger and better than ever before! A brand new song has been written into the show ahead of it's West End debut at the Theatre Royal Haymarket, along with multiple re-workings to the script. (more...)

Hayden Tee, Rob Compton, and Holly Dale Join The Royal Shakespeare Company's MATILDA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2018

The Royal Shakespeare Company's Matilda The Musical has announced new casting with Hayden Tee playing Miss Trunchbull alongside Rob Compton and Holly Dale Spencer as Mr and Mrs Wormwood. Gina Beck will continue to play Miss Honey, having joined the company in September 2017. Isobel Hubble and Francesca McKeown will join Sarah Munday and Olivia Wells in sharing the title role of Matilda. The multi award-winning production is currently playing its seventh year in the West End and is booking until 20 October 2019. (more...)

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