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Eugene O'Neill Theatre (New York, NY)
230 West 49th St.

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Based on the novel Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

The production is based on the 2003 Broadway staging by the Roundabout Theatre Company and the American Deaf West Theatre. Huckleberry Finn narrates the story of Huck, a young man who takes a long journey to accompany an escaped slave named Jim on his quest for freedom. In the process, Huck learns a great deal about himself and about the developing country around him.



The show blends American Sign Language (ASL) with traditional choreography and staging, affording a unique opportunity for deaf and hearing actors to work collaboratively and provide accessibility to a wider audience. In this adaptation, every line and lyric is simultaneously performed in spoken (or sung) English and ASL, and interwoven with music, dance, and storytelling techniques from both hearing and deaf cultures.



MEET ME IN ST LOUIS Adds Extra Show
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2018

Neglected Musicals in association with Hayes Theatre Co presents Meet Me In St. Louis. (more...)

Harris Center Presents A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

Anyone who has heard Janis Joplin knows her immediately - the give-all intensity, the great songs, and that rawly emotive voice. A Night With Janis Joplin presents an imagined concert, held a week before her untimely death, with the legendary performer joined by some of her most significant influences - from Aretha Franklin to Nina Simone to Bessie Smith to Odetta. "Exhilarating…Remarkable…A joyful ruckus" (Washington Post). (more...)

Hayes Theatre Co.'s SHE LOVES ME Opens To Rave Reviews
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

The delightful romantic comedy, She Loves Me, opened last week to both critical and popular acclaim. Featuring a spectacular cast and helmed by a stellar creative team, this Hayes Theatre Co production has captivated audiences and received rave reviews. (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...)

Photo Flash: Go Inside Rehearsals For Goodspeed's THE DROWSY CHAPERONE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Go inside rehearsals for Goodspeed Musicals' The Drowsy Chaperone. Check out rehearsal photos below! (more...)

Photo Flash: GHOST: THE MUSICAL Opens At Theatre At The Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

Ghost The Musical opened to a full house on Sunday, September 16 for its Opening Night performance. Linda Fortunato directed and choreographed the production which stars Garrett Lutz in the role of ghostly hero Sam, Donica Lynn as psychic Oda Mae and Courtney Mack in the role of Molly Jensen. This is Chicagoland's first regional production of the newly imagined Ghost The Musical. Performances continue through October 14. (more...)

Broadway Records and Yellow Sound Label Announce THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE (ORIGINAL SCORE RECORDING)
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

Broadway Records and Yellow Sound Label today announced that The Beast in the Jungle (Original Score Recording) will be released digitally and in stores on Friday September 14, 2018. The album is currently available for pre-order at www.BroadwayRecords.com and Amazon.com. (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...)

Cast Announced For THE SLEEPY HOLLOW EXPERIENCE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

Brian Clowdus Experiences has announced the cast for The Sleepy Hollow Experience at Old Sturbridge Village, set to open in less than a week. The immersive, outdoor theatrical performance has become New England's newest Halloween tradition. Tickets for this fall's run are on sale now at www.osv.org/sleepy-hollow.      (more...)

ATMTC Launches D.C.-Wide Search For Teen Stars
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

Adventure Theatre MTC (ATMTC), celebrating the glorious richness of our world by cultivating Equity, Diversity, and Inclusivity, seeks eight middle and high school students aged (11 - 18) for the roles of Huckleberry Finn, Jim, Mary Jane, and Alice in Huckleberry Finn's Big River, a world premiere Theatre For Young Audiences co-production with The Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma. In association with Rogers and Hammerstein Theatricals and First Stage, Milwaukee, Huckleberry Finn's Big River is based on the Tony Award Winning musical, Big River by William Hauptman and music and lyrics by Roger Miller. ATMTC will conduct auditions September 24- October 2, 2018, in Washington, DC, Montgomery County, Fairfax County, Prince George's County, and Frederick County. All interested teens should register for an audition timeslot at www.adventuretheatre-mtc.org. All actors will receive compensation for his or her role. (more...)

Six Broadway Theatres To Dim Lights For Marin Mazzie September 19th
by Alan Henry - Sep 14, 2018

Today, we're remembering some of Marin's greatest performances. Re-live her performances of these iconic songs in the videos below. (more...)

BoHo Theatre Announces Cast of 110 in the Shade
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

BoHo Theatre brings its 2018 season to a close with the classic musical romance 110 IN THE SHADE with music by Harvey Schmidt and lyrics by Tom Jones (the songwriting team of THE FANTASTICKS and I DO! I DO!), and book by N. Richard Nash, based on his play THE RAINMAKER. (more...)

Marin Mazzie Has Passed Away at Age 57
by Alan Henry - Sep 13, 2018

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report the passing of Marin Mazzie at age 57. Mazzie had previously suffered from and shared publicly her battle with ovarian cancer. (more...)

ALL DRESSED UP AND NOWHERE TO GO To Have Industry Reading; NaTasha Yvette Williams, & More Lead Cast
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

Big Dipper Productions will present an industry reading of ALL DRESSED UP AND NOWHERE TO GO on Friday, October 12 at Pearl Studios. (more...)

Bonnie Milligan, Caitlin Kinnunen and More to Perform at Broadway Back To School Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

The fourth annual Broadway Back to School, benefitting theatre education programs for underserved schools, takes place September 23 at Feinstein's 54 Below in New York City. (more...)

Eddie Clendening Returns to HEARTBREAK HOTEL, Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2018

Broadway In Chicago, the producers of HEARTBREAK HOTEL, and Authentic Brands Group (ABG), owner of Elvis Presley Enterprises today, are delighted to announce the full casting for HEARTBREAK HOTEL, a musical premiere that will ignite the stage of the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place (175 E. Chestnut) beginning June 30, 2018. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - July 8, 2018
by - Jul 8, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 8 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Roger Bart, Ali Stroker & More Complete Cast of Hollywood Bowl's ANNIE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2018

Casting is now complete for the Hollywood Bowl's upcoming production of Annie. The new cast members are Roger Bart as Daniel 'Rooster' Hannigan, Kaylin Hedges as Annie, Ali Stroker as 'Star-to-Be,' Amir Talai as Bert Healy, Marlow Barkley as Kate, Amadi Chapata as Pepper, Noe Lynds as July, Rae Martinez as Tessie, Malea Emma Tjandrawidjaja as Molly, and Olivia Zenetzis as Duffy. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Presents Craig Lucas's I WAS MOST ALIVE WITH YOU
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2018

Playwrights Horizons (Artistic Director Tim Sanford, Managing Director Leslie Marcus)kicks off its 2018-2019 season of "topicality and risk" (The New York Times) with the New York premiere of three-time Tony Award nominee Craig Lucas' I Was Most Alive with You, August 31 - October 14in the Mainstage Theater at Playwrights Horizons (416 West 42nd Street). Inspired by the Book of Job,Lucas' play begins at an often-humorously fraught Thanksgiving dinner and explodes onto emotionally and philosophically expansive terrain, as one character attempts to grasp the narratives of his and his loved ones' lives while they slip far beyond anyone's control. Director Tyne Rafaeli (The Rape of the Sabine Women by Grace B. Matthias, Actually) and Director of Artistic Sign Language Sabrina Dennison (Santa Sangre, the world premiere of I Was Most Alive with You) stage this production that features two casts simultaneously speaking and signing. Subtitles and intermittent spoken interpretation are included, making I Was Most Alive with You a rare example of a work that is equally accessible to Deaf and hearing audiences. (more...)

Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Opens AT Pittsburgh CLO Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2018

Pittsburgh CLO will fill the Benedum Center with magic and wonder fit for all ages with Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, July 27 - August 5. Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST ran for a staggering 13 years and over 5,000 performances on Broadway. Now, Pittsburgh CLO brings this treasured story to life for a new generation, continuing the organization's commitment to providing young patrons the opportunity to enjoy live musical theater at home in Pittsburgh. Tickets are now available by phone at 412-456-6666, online at pittsburghCLO.org or by visiting the Box Office at Theater Square. Select half-price tickets for children 3-14 are sponsored by Giant Eagle, offering an affordable option for families to enjoy this timeless tale together. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - July 24, 2018
by - Jul 24, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 24 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Photo Flash: ALTAR BOYZ Opens at the Cape Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2018

The Cape Playhouse very proudly presents, Altar Boyz, the award-winning Off-Broadway musical. Starring, Coby Getzug, Austin Colby, David Barnes, Anthony Fortino, and Ben Chavez; and directed by Jason Sparks. Destined to rock the masses of all denominations, Altar Boyz runs July 24-August 4, 2018. (more...)

BWW Review: BIG RIVER at Argenta Community Theater
by Theresa Bertram - Jul 23, 2018

Nestled at 405 Main Street in North Little Rock, the Argenta Community Theater deserves its spot amongst the other 'artsy' venues and clubs taking residence in the Argenta district. Though it isn't a very big setting (not as small as a black box theater, but definitely not auditorium size), they impress this writer with their creative use of space. And the talent? It's surprising that these people are not professional actors, though I do take the liberty to prophesize that some of them very well may be in the near future. The Argenta family never disappoints. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Las Vegas - Week of 7/20/2018
by BWW - Jul 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/20/2018 for Las Vegas (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Salt Lake City - Week of 7/20/2018
by BWW - Jul 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/20/2018 for Salt Lake City (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Arkansas - Week of 7/20/2018
by BWW - Jul 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/20/2018 for Arkansas (more...)

Mad Cow Finds Cast and Creative for THE LITTLE FOXES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2018

Mad Cow Theatre is thrilled to announce the cast and creative team of Lillian Hellman's biting American classic The Little Foxes, which will take the Harriett stage Aug. 3-26, 2018 as the ninth production of Mad Cow Theatre's Season 21.  (more...)

VIDEO: First Look at WEST SIDE STORY At The Guthrie
by Stage Tube - Jul 2, 2018

The Guthrie Theater presents West Side Story. Directed by Haj, this major revival of a timeless classic will play June 16 - August 26, 2018, on the Wurtele Thrust Stage. Single tickets for West Side Story start at $15 for preview performances (June 16-21) and are on sale now through the Box Office at 612.377.2224, 877.44.STAGE (toll-free), 612.225.6244 (group sales) and online at guthrietheater.org. (more...)

United Solo Hosts Master Class With Broadway Press Agent Joshua Ellis
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2018

United Solo will host a Master Class taught by Joshua Ellis, renowned theater publicist and press agent, as part of the United Solo Professional Training Program, on Monday, August 6, 2018 at Theatre Row in New York City. This class will introduce participants to practical tools and skills required to publicize and market themselves and their shows. It's about shaping expectations for potential audiences, whether they are critics, reporters or theatergoers. (more...)

Photo Flash: ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE Comes to Fountain Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2018

An unforgettable love story inspired by one of the most romantic movies of all time. Stephen Sachs directs Deaf actors Deanne Bray (Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye, Heroes) and Troy Kotsur (title role in Cyrano at the Fountain, Big River on Broadway) in Sachs' newest play, inspired by the screenplay for Noel Coward's Brief Encounter. The world premiere of Arrival & Departure will open on July 14 and continue through September 30 at the Fountain Theatre. The cast also features hearing actors Jessica Jade Andres, Adam Burch, Brian Robert Burns, Shon Fuller, Kyra Kotsur, Aurelia Myersand Stasha Surdyke. (more...)

BROADWAY CELEBRATES NEW MUSICAL THEATRE at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents 'Broadway Celebrates New Musical Theatre' on Friday, July 20, 2018, at 11:30 pm. The show features Aaron Alcaraz, Nicholas Barasch, Alana Cauthen, Grace Choi, Karl Josef Co, CJ Eldred, MaryJoanna Grisso, Cory Jeacoma, Noah Plomgren, and Brynn Williams. 'Broadway Celebrates New Musical Theatre' will bring to light the importance of new musical theatre writing and provide a platform for hopeful writers to work with a group of professionals to showcase their work in front of a larger audience. (more...)

Sauk Announces Cast For BIG RIVER
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

'Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,' the Tony Award-winning best musical comes to The Sauk, Hillsdale County's community theatre, with a cast of veterans and newcomers for eight performances, August 9-19. (more...)

WOODY SEZ Brings Guthrie's Music to People's Light
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018

Four wildly talented actor-musicians deliver a toe-tapping, hand-clapping, sing-along summer experience for all generations in Woody Sez: The Life & Music of Woody Guthrie, back by popular demand at People's Light. Folk revolutionary Guthrie showed you can strum a revolution with joy. Current troubadour David M. Lutken and friends celebrate the fascinating, beautiful, and sometimes tragic life of the legend who inspired Dylan, Springsteen, DiFranco, and an entire songwriting tradition. Featuring 15 instruments, 25 songs, and comprised almost entirely of Guthrie's own words, Woody Sez runs August 1-26 on the Leonard C. Haas Stage in Malvern. (more...)

Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Opens AT Pittsburgh CLO 7/27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

Pittsburgh CLO will fill the Benedum Center with magic and wonder fit for all ages with Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, July 27 - August 5. Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST ran for a staggering 13 years and over 5,000 performances on Broadway. Now, Pittsburgh CLO brings this treasured story to life for a new generation, continuing the organization's commitment to providing young patrons the opportunity to enjoy live musical theater at home in Pittsburgh. Tickets are now available by phone at 412-456-6666, online at pittsburghCLO.org or by visiting the Box Office at Theater Square. Select half-price tickets for children 3-14 are sponsored by Giant Eagle, offering an affordable option for families to enjoy this timeless tale together. (more...)

LIVING ON LOVE Opens At Peninsula Players Theatre, 8/15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2018

Peninsula Players Theatre, America's Oldest Professional Resident Summer Theatre, presents the regional premiere of "Living on Love," a new romantic comedy by two-time Tony Award-winner Joe DiPietro, based on the play "Peccadillo" by Garson Kanin.  The delightful "Living on Love" opens at Door County's theatrical icon on Wednesday, August 25 and performs through September 2 and is a glamorous, hilarious romp through the world of music, marriage, celebrity and love! (more...)

Sauk To Present Tony-Winning BIG RIVER
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

The Tony Award-winning Big River: THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN comes to The Sauk, in Jonesville, for eight performances, August 9-19. Though trying to stay 'respectable,' Huckleberry Finn runs into trouble when his father, Pap, returns to town. Huck is forced to fake his own death to escape and joins up with another on the run - Jim, a slave in the search for freedom. As they head down the river, they get sucked into scams involving two 'aristocrats,' one of which lands Jim in chains once again. Can Huck, with his best friend Tom Sawyer, join together to free him? (more...)

Photo Flash: SOUTH PACIFIC Opens at The Cape Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

The Cape Playhouse very proudly presents, South Pacific, the award winning Broadway musical. Starring Becky Gulsvig, Mike McGowan, Tim Rogan, Shea Renne, Michael Thomas Holmes, and Yvonne Strumecki; and directed by Michael Rader. One of Rogers and Hammerstein's most beloved scores, South Pacific runs August 7-18, 2018. (more...)

PANIC! Productions Announces the Full Cast of INSPECTING CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2018

PANIC! PRODUCTIONS are thrilled to announce their entire Cast for the madcap holiday comedy, "INSPECTING CAROL" written by Daniel Sullivan. In addition to the headliner, Barry Pearl, Panic! Productions and director Kirsten Chandler confirmed a talented and stellar cast to perform the hysterical Christmas favorite in September. (more...)

PlayMakers Repertory Company Presents Ken Ludwig's SHERWOOD: THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2018

The tale of Robin Hood is part of our collective mythology. Robin Hood is a nobleman who leaves behind his life of privilege to stand up for those in society who cannot. He is joined by a band of merry men and Maid Marian as he robs from the rich to give to the poor. But how well do we really know this legendary folk hero and what moves him? The legend of Robin Hood is one of the original resistance stories, and one man's awakening to the injustices of his society. In Ken Ludwig's frolicking, funny retelling, he's not a perfect man at all, but perfectly imperfect and surrounded by a colorful cast of characters who help challenge and shape his ideals. (more...)

Photo Flash: SHE LOVES ME Comes to Hayes Theatre Co.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Hayes Theatre Co's She Loves Me. This heart-warming musical will charm audiences at Hayes Theatre Co with tickets on sale now at hayestheatre.com.au. (more...)

Review Roundup: SHE LOVES ME At the Hayes Theatre Co.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2018

The Hayes Theatre Co presents She Loves Me. This heart-warming musical will charm audiences at Hayes Theatre Co with tickets on sale now at hayestheatre.com.au. (more...)

Neglected Musicals and Hayes Theatre Co Announce MEET ME IN ST LOUIS Cast
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

Neglected Musicals in association with Hayes Theatre Co will present MEET ME IN ST LOUIS at Hayes Theatre Co from Wednesday 26 August for a limited number of presentations. Directed by Richard Carroll, based on the heartwarming MGM film, staring Judy Garland, MEET ME IN ST LOUIS is a rare treasure in the musical theatre, a wholesome and delightful portrait of a turn-of-the-century American family. It is the summer of 1903, and the Smith family eagerly anticipates the opening of the 1904 World's Fair. Over the course of a year, the family's mutual respect, tempered with good-natured humor, helps them through romance, opportunity, and heartbreak. Memorable musical numbers include Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, The Boy Next Door, The Trolley Song, and Whenever I'm with You. (more...)

VIDEO: Get A First Look at SHE LOVES ME at Hayes Theatre Co
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

The Hayes Theatre Co today announced the cast members for the upcoming romantic musical comedy, She Loves Me. Chosen for the inaugural Artist-Led Production Initiative, this heart-warming musical will charm audiences at Hayes Theatre Co from 24 August with tickets on sale now at hayestheatre.com.au. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Opens Live For Five Lottery For I WAS MOST ALIVE WITH YOU
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

Playwrights Horizons will, from today, August 20, through August 22, accept entries for the Live for Five online lottery, giving out $5 tickets to the New York premiere production of Craig Lucas' I Was Most Alive with You. Directed by Tyne Rafaeli with Director of Artistic Sign Language Sabrina Dennison, the production begins performances September 1, and runs through October 14. (more...)

The Round Barn Theatre At Amish Acres Announces Its 2019 Seven Show Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

The Round Barn Theatre at Amish Acres has announced is 2019 show selections for its 24th subscription season that includes 280 performances from April 11 through December 31st. The season's theme is "Metamorphosis: The Next Stage;" a season of change, growth and transformation. (more...)

Photo Flash: BIG RIVER Continues This Weekend At The Sauk
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2018

The Tony Award-winning musical 'Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn' continues this weekend at The Sauk in Jonesville.  (more...)

Theatre At The Center Announces Cast For GHOST THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2018

Theatre at the Center (TATC) and Director and Choreographer Linda Fortunato have cast Garrett Lutz in the role of ghostly hero Sam, Donica Lynn as psychic Oda Mae and Courtney Mack in the role of Molly Jensen for Chicagoland's first regional production of the newly imagined Ghost The Musical.  Previews begin September 13 with an Opening Night on September 16 and performances continuing through October 14. (more...)

KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN Cast & Creative Team Announced At The Lyric Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2018

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Photo Flash: BIG RIVER: THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN Comes to The Sauk
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2018

The Tony Award-winning Big River: THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN comes to The Sauk, in Jonesville, for eight performances, August 9-19. (more...)

Cast Announced For Goodspeed Musicals THE DROWSY CHAPERONE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2018

Goodspeed Musicals is delighted to announce the cast of the spirited musical comedy The Drowsy Chaperone. This high-speed spoof will run September 21 through November 25, 2018 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, CT. [Official Press Opening will be October 10, 2018.] (more...)

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