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Night of Cult Classics, Featuring CARRIE, ROCKY HORROR, HEDWIG & More, Coming to Feinstein's/54 Below This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2017

On Today, September 30th, at 11:30pm, cult classic musical lovers will gather at 54 Below for a late night concert of songs from their favorite under-appreciated shows. (more...)

Dare to Defy Productions Presents BAT BOY THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2017

Dare to Defy announces its next production: Bat Boy: THE MUSICAL. Story and book by Keythe Farley and Brian Flemming; music and lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe; directed and choreographed by Michael Mizerany; music direction by Sean Laperreque; produced by Bill Connard & Jennie Gray Connard. (more...)

Ayad Akhtar's DISGRACED to Play Unicorn Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

Pulitzer Prize-winning DISGRACED by Ayad Akhtar, directed by Sidonie Garrett, is coming to the Unicorn Theatre this fall. (more...)

THE PRINCE OF EGYPT Musical Adaptation Begins Tonight at TheatreWorks
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley continues its mission of developing new works in the Bay Area with the World Premiere of The Prince of Egypt, a soaring celebration of the human spirit and one of the greatest stories ever told: the saga of Moses, his Pharaoh brother Ramses, and the indomitable people who changed them both forever. Get ready for tonight's first performance with a sneak peek at Diluckshan Jeyaratnam as 'Moses' below! (more...)

The Directors Studio to Present LADY MACBETH AND HER LOVER at The Directors Company
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017

The Directors Studio at The Directors Company (Michael Parva, Artistic Director; Leah Michalos, Producing Director) proudly presents LADY MACBETH AND HER LOVER, a new play by acclaimed playwright Richard Vetere (One Shot One Kill). (more...)

Performances Begin Tomorrow for LADY MACBETH AND HER LOVER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2017

Performances begin November 1st for The Directors Studio at The Directors Company's production of LADY MACBETH AND HER LOVER, a new play by acclaimed playwright Richard Vetere (One Shot One Kill). (more...)

Luna Stage to Host Inaugural SoloFest This December
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2017

Luna Stage has announced SoloFest 2017, opening December 8th and continuing through December 17th. (more...)

Marc Robin's SLEEPING BEAUTY Hits The Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences Stage this November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017

Experience one prince's journey to save his beautiful princess with Marc Robin's musical adaptation of the classic Brothers Grimm fairy tale, SLEEPING BEAUTY, brought to life for children of all ages at The Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences, 10 Marriott Drive in Lincolnshire, from November 10 through December 30, 2017, with a press opening on Saturday, November 18 at 10:00 a.m. Filled with unconventional personalities, broken rules, and quests aplenty, this colorful, musical fairy tale will be directed and Scott Weinstein (Marriott Theatre: Cinderella After the Ball, The Princess & the Pea; Griffin Theatre: Ragtime, Bat Boy; Drury Lane: Rock of Ages). (more...)

Speakeasy Stage presents THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017

From October 20 to November 25, 2017, SpeakEasy Stage Company will proudly present the Boston Regional Theatre premiere of the 2015 Tony Award-winning play THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME. (more...)

How Sweet the Sound! Broadway's AMAZING GRACE to Launch National Tour in Washington, D.C.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017

The Broadway musical AMAZING GRACE will take its inspirational message on the road as it launches a 23-week national tour, kicking off with an eight-week run at the Museum of the Bible in Washington, DC, as it inaugurates the new museum's state-of-the-art, 472 seat theatre. The DC run will begin on November 17 through January 8, 2018, opening on November 20. (more...)

VIOLET, LETTERS HOME, THE HARVEST and More Set for Griffin Theatre Company's 30th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2017

Griffin Theatre Company has announced its 30th Anniversary Season, featuring four productions exploring the theme 'the journeys we take to find ourselves,' including two Chicago premieres. (more...)

SpeakEasy Stage Company Names 2017-18 Boston Project Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

Playwrights Phaedra Scott of Boston and Emily Schwend of Somerville have been selected from among 45 applicants to develop an original Boston-centric play as part of SpeakEasy Stage Company's returning new works initiative The Boston Project. (more...)

Ayad Akhtar's DISGRACED to Play Unicorn Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

Pulitzer Prize-winning DISGRACED by Ayad Akhtar, directed by Sidonie Garrett, is coming to the Unicorn Theatre this fall. (more...)

Photo Flash: Stephen Schwartz, Jason Gotay, Diluckshan Jeyaratnam and More Celebrate THE PRINCE OF EGYPT Opening in Silicon Valley
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley continues its mission of developing new works in the Bay Area with the World Premiere of The Prince of Egypt, a soaring celebration of the human spirit and one of the greatest stories ever told: the saga of Moses, his Pharaoh brother Ramses, and the indomitable people who changed them both forever. The production runs now through November 5, 2017 at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening festivities below! (more...)

Happy Friday the 13th! BWW Picks Top 13 Scariest Broadway Shows Of All Time!
by Emily Bruno - Oct 13, 2017

In honor of the spookiest day of them all, BWW decided to rank their 13 favorite scary musicals. Some may be more comical, while others bring the drama. But, we can all agree that moments from these shows have made us jump in our seats! (more...)

BROADWAY SESSIONS Offers up New Music Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

Broadway Sessions celebrates new music from Laurence O'Keefe, Rob Rokicki, Carner and Gregor, Joe Iconis and more tonight! (more...)

Brian Charles Rooney to Host OOTB's 2018 Season Announcement Event
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2017

Producing Founding Artistic Director Liz Flemming, Associate Artistic Director, Ethan Paulini and Out of the Box Theatrics will reveal their 2018 season on Tuesday, November 14 at 7pm. Broadway performer Brian Charles Rooney will perform and serve as host. (more...)

Box Theatrics to Reveal New Season This Tuesday
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

Producing Founding Artistic Director Liz Flemming, Associate Artistic Director, Ethan Paulini and Out of the Box Theatrics will reveal their 2018 season on Tuesday, November 14 at 7pm. (more...)

RECKLESS By Craig Lucas Comes to 4th Wall Theatre Co.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

Join 4th Wall Theatre for Reckless, the classic American, dark holiday comedy by Craig Lucas. This reimagining of the company's 2010 Houston production once again stars Kim Tobin-Lehl as the put-upon protagonist, Rachel, and features a strong ensemble cast including former Alley Theatre company member John Feltch; 4th Wall favorites Jennifer Dean and Nick Farco; and Deborah Hope, Kathleen Teodoro, and Zac Kelty in their 4th Wall debuts. Directed by Philip Lehl, Reckless previews November 30th and runs December 1st - 16th at STUDIO 101, Spring Street Studios. (more...)

Morphic Graffiti Announce New Adaptation Of William Wycherley's THE COUNTRY WIFE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

Co-Artistic Directors of Morphic Graffiti, Luke Fredericks and Stewart Charlesworth, today announce their new adaptation of William Wycherley's restoration comedy The Country Wife. Thrust into the excesses and seductions of late 1920s London: a city exploding with a heavy mix of jazz, gin and scandalous affairs the production, directed by Luke Fredericks, opens at Southwark Playhouse on 4 April, with previews from 28 March, and runs until 22 April. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Dallas Awards; Firehouse PIPPIN Leads Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

LEGALLY BLONDE: THE MUSICAL Co-Writers to Lead Workshop at Wilmington Drama League
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2017

Wilmington Drama League welcomes The Dramatists Guild Foundation Traveling Masters Series: Broadway Playwrights on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at Wilmington Drama League. (more...)

GLEE's Heather Morris and More to Star in ANNIE at Scottsdale Musical Theater Company; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2017

TV, Film and Broadway star Bronson Pinchot ('Perfect Strangers,' Beverly Hills Cop, Broadway's Putting It Together and Sly Fox); Broadway star and Drama Desk Award nominee Kaitlin Hopkins (Bat Boy: The Musical, Anything Goes, Noises Off), and TV's popular 'GLEE' star Heather Morris (also GLEE: The 3D Concert Movie, Ice Age: Continental Drift, 'Dancing with the Stars') will headline Scottsdale Musical Theater Company's limited one week engagement of the classic musical Annie, January 3 - 7, 2018 at Tempe Center for the Arts. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Dallas Awards; Granbury's SHREK Leads as Best Ensemble!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Disney Channel And Broadway Star Anneliese Van Der Pol Joins SMTC's ANNIE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

Disney Channel and Broadway star Anneliese Van der Pol ( That's So Raven , Raven's Home , Broadway's Beauty and the Beast and the original cast of Vanities) will replace Heather Morris as Lily St. Regis in SMTC's upcoming production of Annie January 3 - 7, 2018. Morris had to back out of the production due to changes in the shooting schedule of an upcoming film project she's involved with. (more...)

Casting Announced For Griffin Theatre Company's VIOLET
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2017

Griffin Theatre Company is pleased to announce casting for its revival of the Tony-nominated musical VIOLET, with book and lyrics by Brian Crawley (A Little Princess), music by Jeanine Tesori (Fun Home, Caroline, or Change), direction by Scott Weinstein (Ragtime, Bat Boy: The Musical) and music direction by John Cockerill (Bonnie & Clyde). (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Hosts a New Works Palooza!
by Ben Cameron - Nov 1, 2017

It was a New Works Palooza' recently at Broadway Sessions as we welcomed some of NYC's most celebrated writers and composers to share their latest and greatest with us! Well the latest and greatest music deserves some of the greatest voices and we got just that! Writers Laurence O'Keefe (Legally Blonde, Bat Boy, Heathers), Rob Rokicki (The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical, Monster Songs), Nat Zagree, Carner and Gregor, Drew Gasparini, Thomson and Desmon, Nate Bertone and Melissa Modifier, Alexander Sage Oyen and Joe Iconis all presented amazing new music interpreted by vocalists Luca Padovan ( School of Rock), Allie Trimm (13), Emily Schultheis (Wicked), Imari Hardon (Avenue Q), Kate Loprest (Wicked), Janinie DiVIta (If/Then), Marissa Rosen (DIVA) and more. Enjoy these hot new tunes, cause you never know what's gonna be the next big song on Broadway or in your audition book! (more...)

Writers Announced For 2018 Johnny Mercer Writers Colony At Goodspeed
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

In what has become an annual ritual, a total of 36 established and emerging composers, lyricists, and librettists will converge on the Goodspeed campus from mid-January through mid-February 2018 to participate in the Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Colony at Goodspeed Musicals. The writing teams, representing 18 new musicals, will populate the campus, creating a truly exciting environment for discovery and inspiration. (more...)

Dolly Parton's Tony Award-Nominated 9 TO 5 Comes to Los Altos Hills
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

Multi-award winning Foothill Music Theatre presents 9 to 5 The Musical, featuring eight-time Grammy Award winner Dolly Parton's Grammy and Tony Award-nominated, country, gospel, and pop music-infused score. (more...)

Photo Flash: Outcry Youth Theatre presents TREASURE ISLAND
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2018

Outcry Youth Theatre brings Robert Louis Stevenson's classic adventure, TREASURE ISLAND, to new audiences in this stage adaptation by Ken Ludwig. At the center of this stunning yarn of piracy on the tropical seas are Jim Hawkins, a 14-year-old boy who longs for adventure, and the infamous Long John Silver, who is a complex study of good and evil, perhaps the most famous hero-villain of all time. (more...)

Kendra Kassebaum to Lead 5th Avenue Theatre's New Production of MAMMA MIA!, Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

Rehearsals begin today for The 5th Avenue Theatre's new production of Mamma Mia!, the celebrated musical that features the music of global pop sensation ABBA. The 5th Avenue Theatre is the first producing theater company in the Pacific Northwest to be granted the rights to create its own refreshed version of the show, which toured the world for nearly 20 years. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 2, 2018
by - Jan 2, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 2 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

THE YOUNG COMPANY WINTER FESTIVAL Takes the Stage at Greater Boston Stage Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2018

The Winter Festival, performed by actors in grades 1-12, is the culmination of 8 weeks of rehearsals by the students and their professional directors, music directors, choreographers, stage managers, and design team. The Young Company Winter Festival includes 4 fully-staged productions: family-friendly musical Phantom Tollbooth Jr. follows Milo on an unforgettable mission to save Rhyme and Reason in the Kingdom of Wisdom. In the fantastical Seussical, all of your favorite Dr. Seuss characters come to life, and in the Disney Classic, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Quasimodo escapes his bell tower and experiences freedom and adventure. Lastly, in the dark comedy Bat Boy: The Musical, Edgar, a half boy/half bat creature, joins a local family and learns to embrace his human half. (more...)

Aspire PAC Presents HEATHERS The Musical (HS Edition)
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2018

Aspire Performing Arts Company is gearing up to present Heathers the Musical (High School Edition), now in its final weeks of rehearsals. The production takes place Thursday, January 25 through Saturday, January 27, 2018 at George Washington Middle School in Wayne, NJ. (more...)

3-D Theatricals presents MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

The untold tale of four rock n' roll pioneers and takes center stage when the hit Broadway musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET returns to Southern California... courtesy of 3-D Theatricals (3DT), one of Los Angeles' and Orange County's most critically acclaimed musical theatre production companies. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 1, 2018
by - Jan 1, 2018

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

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Dallas Awards - Round 2! AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Leads Best Tour!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Diversionary Theatre presents IN THE VA VA VOOM ROOM
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017

He's back! Award-winning choreographer Michael Mizerany returns to Diversionary Theatre with the next installment of IN THE VA VA VOOM ROOM. This year promises to be just as popular, and due to limited performances tickets are expected to sell out quickly. (more...)

BWW Review: URINETOWN, Bad Title, Fun Show, Flushed With Success @ Blank Canvas  
by Roy Berko - Dec 6, 2017

'Urinetown: The Musical' opened on Broadway in 2001, but its path from lyricist Greg Kotis traveling Europe, encountering a pay toilet, getting an idea for a story, joining with Mark Hollman, writing the lyrics together, Hollman writing the music, previewing the show at the New York's Fringe Festival, and getting it on Broadway, was filled with pitfalls. Mainly, producers were turned off by the title. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Griffin Theatre Company's VIOLET
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017

Griffin Theatre Company launches its 30th anniversary season with a revival of the Tony-nominated musical VIOLET, with book and lyrics by Brian Crawley (A Little Princess), music by Jeanine Tesori (Fun Home, Caroline, or Change), direction by Scott Weinstein (Ragtime, Bat Boy: The Musical) and music direction by John Cockerill (Bonnie & Clyde). VIOLET runs now through January 13, 2018 at The Den Theatre's Upstairs Mainstage, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 31, 2017
by - Dec 31, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 31 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 30, 2017
by - Dec 30, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 30 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 12/30/2017
by - Dec 30, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 12/30/2017. (more...)


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BWW's On This Day - December 27, 2017
by - Dec 27, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 27 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Dallas Awards; Just One Week Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Cast and Creative Announced for Lyric Stage's ROAD SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2017

On his continuing journey through the works of Stephen Sondheim, director Spiro Veloudos brings us Sondheim's latest work,Road Show, the true boom-and-bust story of two of the most colorful and outrageous fortune-seekers in American history. From the Alaskan Gold Rush to the Florida real estate boom in the 1930s, entrepreneur Addison Mizner and his fast-talking brother Wilson were proof positive that the road to the American Dream is often a seductive, treacherous tightrope walk. (more...)

North Texas Performing Arts Has Auditions Coming Up For All Ages
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2017

There's something for everyone in North Texas Performing Arts' January auditions! Check out the listings and sign up for an audition slot today! (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Dallas Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Dallas Awards; AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Leads Best Touring Production!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

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