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Capitol Theatre (Sydney, Australia, )
13 Campbell St.
Sydney, Australia,

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Based on the screenplay by Lee Hall


PHOTO FLASH: Primera imagen de BILLY ELLIOT EL MUSICAL
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Sep 9, 2017

Ya se ha publicado la primera imagen del musical, con Natalia Millan como Señorita Wilkinson junto a uno de los niños que interpretan a Billy, Pau Gimeno Nafria (more...)

Playhouse on the Square Presents SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2017

Young Will Shakespeare has writer's block. The deadline for his new play is fast approaching, but he's in desperate need of inspiration - enter Viola. This beautiful young woman is Will's greatest admirer and will stop at nothing to appear in his next play. Set against a bustling background of mistaken identity, ruthless scheming, and backstage theatrics, Will's love for Viola quickly blossoms and inspires him to write his greatest masterpiece. Based on the beloved 1998 film of the same name, Shakespeare in Love is ultimate treat for both film and Shakespeare fans alike. (more...)

Matthew Bourne's THE RED SHOES to Dance Into The Kennedy Center This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

The Kennedy Center presents the New Adventures North American tour of Matthew Bourne's critically acclaimed production of The Red Shoes, October 10 to 15, 2017. The tour will continue to Blumenthal Performing Arts, Charlotte and City Center, New York; having already played at Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles. (more...)

Tickets Now On Sale for WAM Production of THE LAST WIFE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Tickets are now on sale for WAM Theatre's fall Mainstage production of The Last Wife by Kate Hennig, directed by Kelly Galvin. The play premiered at the Stratford Festival in 2015 and enjoyed a completely sold-out and extended run. Performances of this Northeast Regional Premiere production are scheduled for October 13-November 5, 2017, at Shakespeare & Company's Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre, 70 Kemble St, Lenox, MA. (more...)

Nancy Anderson and Eddie Korbich Join THE PAJAMA GAME at Arena Stage; Full Company Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the complete company for The Pajama Game directed by Alan Paul in his Arena Stage debut, with music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross, and book by George Abbott and Richard Bissell. (more...)

Photo Flash: BILLY ELLIOT Dances Into Porchlight Music Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

 Porchlight Music Theatre and Artistic Director Michael Weber are proud to announce the first mainstage production it its 2017 - 2018 season Billy Elliot the Musical, music by Elton John and book and lyrics by Lee Hall, with direction and choreography by Porchilght Artistic Associate Brenda Didier, with Associate Choreographer Craig V. Miller and music direction by Porchlight Artistic Associate Linda Madonia at Porchlght's new home, the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street. Previews are Friday, Oct. 6 and Oct. 13 at 8 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 7 and Oct. 14 at 8 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 8 at 2 p.m., Monday, Oct. 9 at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 12 at 7:30 p.m. Opening night is Sunday, Oct. 15 at 6 p.m. The regular run performance schedule is Thursdays at 7:30 p.m., Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Sundays at 6 p.m. (October 22, October 29 and November 5) and at 2 p.m. (November 12 and 19) with an open captioned performance, Saturday, Oct. 28 at 4 p.m. and a weekday matinee Thursday, Nov. 16 at 1:30 p.m. Please note: there is no 7:30 p.m. performance Thursday, Nov. 16. Tickets are $33 - $60 and available at PorchlightMusicTheatre.org or by calling the Porchlight Music Theatre  box office, 773.777.9884. (more...)

Berkeley Playhouse Celebrates 10 Years of Performances and Community Programming
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Berkeley Playhouse, the award-winning theater company for all ages, celebrates ten years of innovative and socially relevant performances, outreach initiatives, and youth curriculum through the Conservatory that are as diverse as the community it serves. As the tenth anniversary season kicks off this fall with the East Bay Premiere of the heavenly musical comedy, Sister Act (September 22-October 22, 2017), the leadership team-including founding Artistic Director Elizabeth McKoy, Managing Director Gretchen Feyer, (more...)

Listen to Episode 3, Part 2 of 'Broadwaysted Away' and Get EXCLUSIVE Behind-the-Scenes Stories
by Broadwaysted - Sep 5, 2017

After three episodes of twists and turns, the final installment of Broadwaysted Away is finally released today! Entitled 'Part Three: Part Two (The Final One),' this extended closing chapter of the Broadwaysted Away saga finds our heroes facing off against the Mastermind, Andrew Briedis, and his evil plan to use Kevin to smash Lin-Manuel Miranda. (more...)

TRANSPARENT's Richard Masur to Star in Mile Square Theatre's THE NET WILL APPEAR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Mile Square Theatre, Hudson County's leading professional theatre, continues its 2017 season with a world premiere from NJ playwright Erin Mallon, which stars film, TV, and stage actor Richard Masur. (more...)

Allied Integrated Marketing Revamps Broadway Touring Division
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Allied Integrated Marketing announced today that Allied Touring will succeed Allied Live as the national tour marketing and publicity arm of Allied under the joint leadership of industry veterans Marya K. Peters and Andrew Damer, who will serve as Vice Presidents and co-heads of the division. Allied Touring is the leading agency specializing in touring Broadway shows. (more...)

Public Voting Now Open for 2017 West End Wilma Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Theatre Blogger West End Wilma is delighted to announce that voting is open for the fourth annual West End Wilma Awards (this year in association with Free@Last TV Ltd), which will take place on Friday 3 November, 2pm at London's Delfont Room (Prince of Wales Theatre). (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Primer tráiler español de Billy Elliot
by Jos Germn Martnez Paneque - Sep 20, 2017

Por fin se hace p blico el primer tr iler con im genes de la versi n espa ola de Billy Elliot, en el que podemos ver al reparto que estrenar el musical el pr ximo 5 de octubre caracterizados como su personajes y parte de la puesta en escena que podremos ver en Madrid. (more...)

Dame Judi Dench to Receive Santa Barbara Film Festival's Award for Excellence
by Movies News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival announced today that Academy Award winner Dame Judi Dench will be honored with the twelfth annual Kirk Douglas Award for Excellence in Film. (more...)

Photo Flash: Matthew Bourne's THE RED SHOES Tour Celebrates Starry Opening at the Ahmanson
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The Matthew Bourne / New Adventures production of 'The Red Shoes,' presented by Center Theatre Group and Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center, is making its American premiere now through October 1, 2017 in Los Angeles. Opening night was last night, September 19, and BroadwayWorld has photos from the curtain call and starry festivities below! (more...)

PHOTO: First Look - Will Chase Guest Stars on LAW & ORDER Season Premiere
by TV News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Tony nominee Will Chase will guest star in the Season Premiere of LAW & ORDER SVU, airing September 27th 9:00 pm/ET on NBC. (more...)

Jessie Mueller, Kelli O'Hara & Faith Prince Headed for The Herbst in San Francisco
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Producer Mark Cortale's Broadway concert series hosted by Sirius XM radio star Seth Rudetsky will return to San Francisco for the 2017/18 season with a move to the Herbst Theatre at the iconic San Francisco War Memorial & Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Cast Complete for 5th Avenue Theatre's New Staging of RAGTIME
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The 5th Avenue Theatre has announced full casting for its evocative new production of Ragtime, which begins rehearsals today. A tale of family, heart and perseverance at the turn of the 20th century, Ragtime is a vital story about the headstrong and determined individuals and their families who helped make the United States a diverse and thriving nation. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Moses and the Cast of THE PRINCE OF EGYPT at TheatreWorks
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 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. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at Diluckshan Jeyaratnam as 'Moses' below! (more...)

HAMILTON Stage Management Team Slated for L.A. Panel
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

The Stage Managers' Association of the United States (SMA) presents IN CONVERSATION WITH THE HAMILTON STAGE MANAGEMENT TEAM (Angelica Tour), hosted by Actors Co-op Theatre Company, a panel moderated by Joel Veenstra, SMA Western Regional Representative and Associate Head of Stage Management at UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts. (more...)

HAIRSPRAY, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN and More Highlight San Diego Musical Theatre's 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

San Diego Musical Theatre announced today four shows for its 2018 season. For the first, time SDMT will produce the entirety of its 'Broadway' series at the Horton Grand Theatre where it previously presented its 'Off Broadway' series, making a move away from the Spreckels Theatre. (more...)

Jenn Gambatese and More to Join Jeff Kready and Tally Sessions in A FINE BROMANCE at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Jeff Kready and Tally Sessions in 'A Fine Bromance' on October 7th, 2017 at 11:30PM for an evening of soaring tenor and booming baritone duets! (more...)

Cast, Creatives Complete for Chloe Sevigny-Led DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT at The New Group
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

The New Group has announced complete casting for the world premiere of Seth Zvi Rosenfeld's Downtown Race Riot, with Cristian DeMeo, David Levi, Moise Morancy, Daniel Oreskes, Sadie Scott, Daniel Sovich, and as previously announced, Chlo Sevigny. (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...)

Exclusive Podcast: BROADWAY'S BACKBONE with James Walsh
by Broadway's Backbone - Sep 14, 2017

In this episode: James Walsh is a jack of all trades, who masters them all. His newest endeavors include director with 'As Much as I Can,' a theatrical event focusing on HIV infection in the African American community, and as playwright with an original new play beginning previews this weekend at Queens Theatre in the Park. 'Jimmy And Carolyn' is a hysterical, true-to-life world premiere which opens officially September 22nd. Jimmy and wife Carolyn drive from Florida to idyllic Weekapaug, Rhode Island to celebrate Jimmy's birthday at the fancy beach house of their gay son and his life partner from Costa Rica. Once the pepperoni loaf has been devoured, the Italian cookies eaten, the cigarettes smoked, and the Pinot Grigio drunk, amid the laughter, dark truths are exposed as the family struggles to make sense of their irreconcilable memories of the past, and the choices they face as they move forward. In this episode James discusses taking control of ones own career, being impervious to negativity, and the importance of finding the keyhole into the center of your performance. http://queenstheatre.org/jimmy-and-carolyn (more...)

Atlantic Film Alliance Announces New Documentary STEP BY STEP: Boyhood Meets the Black Billy Elliot'
by Movies News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Described as Boyhood meets the black Billy Eliott' - STEP BY STEP is an inspiring and powerfully story of London's black and ethnic community living in the heart of the Portobello Road, North Kensington and neighbouring Grenfell. (more...)

VIDEO: Pow! Lethal Bizzle Teaches Dame Judi Dench How To Rap
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Ahead of the release of VICTORIA AND ABDUL (released in the UK on September 15th), Academy Award-winning actress Dame Judi Dench, known for her roles in James Bond, Shakespeare in Love and Philomena, gets an expert rapping lesson from UK grime artist Lethal Bizzle, as they both attempt his hits 'Pow' and 'Celebrate'. Check it out below! (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...)

Original LENNON Stars Will Chase, Mandy Gonzalez and More to Reunite in Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Members of the original Broadway company of LENNON, which opened on Broadway in 2005, will reunite for a concert presentation of the musical at Feinstein's/54 Below on Monday, October 9th, 2017, at 9:30pm. (more...)

Toby Jones, Zoe Wanamaker and Stephen Mangan Star In Revival of Pinter's THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Sonia Friedman Productions is thrilled to announce a new production of Harold Pinter's The Birthday Party which will run at the Harold Pinter Theatre, 60 years since the play's debut, from 9 January to 14 April 2018 with an Opening Night on Thursday 18 January 2018. Tickets go on sale today at midday, with priority booking from 9am. (more...)

Peel the Power! BANANAMAN THE MUSICAL Flies to London this Christmas
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Bananaman, the Man-of-Peel, is a unique member of the superhero ranks. Our handsome hero may have a jaw line you can see from space and sport the snazziest of tight lycra outfits, but this superhero has 'the muscles of 20 men and the brain of 20 mussels.' Which isn't much. (more...)

VIDEO: Lyrics for Life Releases 'You Will Be Found' Music Video Featuring Broadway Kids for Suicide Prevention
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Lyrics for Life has released a recording and music video to Pasek & Paul's You Will Be Found in honor of National Suicide Prevention Week. The video features 140 performers from Broadway, National Tours, TV, Film, singer/songwriters and award-winning dancers, all under the age of 25. (more...)

Madrid ya tiene a sus BILLY ELLIOT
by Jos Germn Martnez Paneque - Sep 12, 2017

Tras una intensa preparaci n de un a o y medio de duraci n, Billy Elliot por fin tiene a los seis ni os que compartir n el papel protagonista. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief September 12th, 2017: ON THE SHORE OF THE WIDE WORLD Opens and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Sep 12, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: ON THE SHORE OF THE WIDE WORLD Opens and More! (more...)

Windy City Playhouse to Debut Immersive Production SOUTHERN GOTHIC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Windy City Playhouse announces an expansion in programming with a world-premiere immersive theatrical production, 'Southern Gothic,' premiering February 7, 2018 and running through April 1, 2018 as a stand-alone production following the 2017 season. (more...)

Rob Colletti to Shred in Chicago When SCHOOL OF ROCK - THE MUSICAL Arrives This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Broadway In Chicago and Broadway legend Andrew Lloyd Webber have announced that casting has been finalized for the national tour of the high-octane Broadway and West End hit, SCHOOL OF ROCK - THE MUSICAL. (more...)

Cast Complete for Bryan Cranston-Led NETWORK at the National Theatre; Show to Offer On-Stage Seating!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

This autumn the National Theatre will stage the world-premiere of Network, Lee Hall's new adaptation of the Oscar-winning film by Paddy Chayefsky. (more...)

JIMMY AND CAROLYN Starts This Week at Queens Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

A friendly reminder! JIMMY AND CAROLYN begins performances on Friday, September 15, 2017 and runs through Sunday, October 1, 2017 in the theatre's studio space located at the New York State Pavilion in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. (more...)

Douglas Henshall to Star in the World Premiere of NETWORK at National Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

This autumn the National Theatre will stage the world-premiere of Network, Lee Hall's new adaptation of the Oscar-winning film by Paddy Chayefsky. (more...)

Jason Graae to Guest Star in Kritzerland's 7th Anniversary Concert, THE SONGS THAT GOT AWAY VII
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

For Kritzerland's 80th show - let's repeat that - for the 80th show and seventh anniversary of Kritzerland shows, the longest-running cabaret show of its kind in LA history, Kritzerland presents The Songs That Got Away VII, its super-duper, crazy mixed-up anniversary show. (more...)

#WeHaveAVoice: Broadway's Teens Host a One Night Concert to Benefit Covenant House
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

On Sunday, October 15 at 7:00 p.m. at The Green Room 42, New York, NY, young performers from Broadway, Off Broadway, National Tours, Film, and Television, will perform songs that are written for teenagers, but rarely cast with actual teens. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: BROADWAY'S BACKBONE with Andy Blankenbuehler
by Broadway's Backbone - Aug 30, 2017

Hamilton and Bandstand's Andy Blankenbuehler has 3 Tony Awards, 3 shows running on Broadway, and 3,000 ideas in his head. He was always determined to be his best and to do this he realized that he had to stop apologizing, accept that problems gave him the best ideas, and that he works best when he is over prepared. He stopped performing because he wanted to tell stories and the ensemble (a group of distinct individuals) is the lens the story is told through. Having had to deal with personal tragedy and suffering, he knows first hand that art heals the soul. He must find an identity and do it as best he can, and that he married a superhero. (more...)

Sandy Duncan and Ira David Wood III to Star in NC Theatre's LOVE LETTERS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

Star of stage and screen, Sandy Duncan, and Raleigh's own, Ira David Wood III will both return to the North Carolina Theatre stage this January in the upcoming production of "Love Letters." Directed by Guy Stroman, the limited engagement runs January 12-21, 2018 at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Raleigh. (more...)

Santino Fontana to Sing American Songbook Tunes at The 1919 Lounge
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

Tony nominee and TV/film star, Santino Fontana, will entertain two nights only at The 1919 Lounge at the Empire Arts Center in his solo show, 'Santino Fontana Sings the American Songbook.' (more...)

Broadway's A BRONX TALE to Welcome Two New Stars This Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

A Bronx Tale welcomes Christiani Pitts ('Jane') and Will Coombs ('Young Calogero') to the cast. (more...)

Casting Announced for Queens Theatre's JIMMY AND CAROLYN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

Queens Theatre has announced casting for the world premiere production of JIMMY AND CAROLYN, written by James Andrew Walsh and directed by Brooke Ciardelli. The cast features Brad Bradley (James), Lisa Harrow (Carolyn), Luis Carlos de La Lombana (William), and Sam Tsoutsouvas (Jimmy). (more...)

ShenanArts to Hold Auditions for BILLY ELLIOT Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2017

ShenanArts will hold auditions for Billy Elliot next month. (more...)

Meet the Full Company of PRINCE OF BROADWAY, Bowing Tonight on the Great White Way
by Meet the Cast - Aug 24, 2017

Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway premiere of Prince of Broadway, a musical celebration that highlights the extraordinary six-decade career of director and producer Harold Prince, opens tonight, August 24, 2017, at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the cast, plus go inside rehearsals with the company! (more...)

Mile Square Theatre presents World Premiere of Erin Mallon's THE NET WILL APPEAR
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

???????Mile Square Theatre, Hudson County's leading professional theatre, continues its 2017 season with a world premiere from NJ playwright Erin Mallon, which stars film, TV, and stage actor Richard Masur. The Net Will Appear is a heartwarming comedy of an unlikely friendship between the feisty 9-year-old Rory and her septuagenarian neighbor Bernard. (more...)

Cast and Creative Team Announced for SoCal Co-Production of BILLY ELLIOT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

San Diego Musical Theatre (SDMT) and California Ballet Company (CBC) announced today the complete cast and creative team for their upcoming co-production of Billy Elliot. This Tony Award-Winning musical includes music by Elton John, with book and lyrics by Lee Hall. Billy Elliot features direction by Neil Dale, who makes his San Diego directorial debut, music direction by Don LeMaster, and choreography by California Ballet Company Associate Artistic Director, Jared Nelson. Performances run from September 22 - October 8, 2017, at the Spreckels Theatre. Press opening is Saturday, September 23, 2017, at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Catnip Productions Presents Australian Premiere of THE NETHER at the Seymour Centre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Catnip Productions will present the Australian premiere of THE NETHER by Jennifer Haley as part of the Reginald Season from 13th September to 7th October at the Seymour Centre. (more...)

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