Bright Star on Tour

Current Theatre & Tickets
Pioneer Theatre Company (Salt Lake City, UT)
300 S 1400 E
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
1/12/2018 - 1/27/2018


BWW Review: Chris Harder's PORN TO BE A STAR Offers Witty Social Commentary
by David Clarke - Nov 30, 2017

PORN TO BE A STAR, like its salacious titles suggests, offers audiences a peek behind the screen and a chance to experience the gay porn industry from an insider's perspective. However, his experiences with the porn industry are not the only things Chris Harder offers up. Throughout the evening, he exposes layers as he showcases his burlesque talents while also letting audiences see his brain and heart. (more...)

Bryce Pinkham, Brandon Victor Dixon, Josh Radnor and More Set for Zara Aina's 'BIG OL' FANCY PANTS' Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017

Bryce Pinkham (Benny & Joon, Holiday Inn, Gentleman's Guide) and Lucas Caleb Rooney (Red Speedo) will co-host Zara Aina's 5th Annual Big Ol' Fancy Pants Benefit on Monday, December 4, 2017. (more...)

Review Roundup: The Critics Weigh In on METEOR SHOWER on Broadway
by Review Roundups - Nov 29, 2017

Tonight's the night! Meteor Shower officially opens tonight, Wednesday, November 29 at the Booth Theatre. (more...)

BRIGHT STAR Begins Performances at San Francisco's Curran Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2017

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, San Francisco's Curran's will wrap up 2017 with the Tony Award nominated new musical Bright Star, from Grammy and Emmy winner Steve Martin and Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Edie Brickell. Original Bright Star lead, Carmen Cusack, will revive her role, for which she received universal raves and a 2016 Tony Award nomination. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 28, 2017
by - Nov 28, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 28 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 27, 2017
by - Nov 27, 2017

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

BWW's On This Day - November 26, 2017
by - Nov 26, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 26 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 11/25/2017
by - Nov 25, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 11/25/2017. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 24, 2017
by - Nov 24, 2017

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

N'Kenge to Star as 'DOROTHY DANDRIDGE' in Amas Musical Reading
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2017

A friendly reminder that Amas Musical Theatre will present Dorothy Dandridge - Hollywood's Sepia Goddess, the second offering of Dare To Be Different, the previously announced series of new musicals and one-night only special events being held at A.R.T./New York Theatres (502 West 53rd Street - 10th Avenue & 53rd Street). (more...)

Review Roundup: What did the Critics Think of EVITA at Asolo Rep
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2017

Asolo Rep presents Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony Award-winning masterpiece EVITA. Directed and choreographed by Josh Rhodes (Broadway: Bright Star, It Shoulda Been You, Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella, First Date; West End: Carousel, Sweeney Todd; Asolo Rep: Guys and Dolls), the musical opens tomorrow, November 18, and runs through December 30 in the Mertz Theatre, located in the FSU Center for the Performing Arts. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Sally Struthers and More to Lead Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS at The Music Hall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

The Music Hall and the Ogunquit Playhouse have announce the stars of the beloved Irving Berlin classic White Christmas at The Music Hall in Portsmouth, November 29 - December 17. (more...)

Photo Flash: Welcome to Buenos Aires! First Look at EVITA at Asolo Rep
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

Asolo Rep presents Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony Award-winning masterpiece EVITA. Directed and choreographed by Josh Rhodes (Broadway: Bright Star, It Shoulda Been You, Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella, First Date; West End: Carousel, Sweeney Todd; Asolo Rep: Guys and Dolls), the musical opens tomorrow, November 18, and runs through December 30 in the Mertz Theatre, located in the FSU Center for the Performing Arts. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Ana Isabelle and More in Highlights from EVITA at Asolo Rep
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 17, 2017

Asolo Rep presents Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony Award-winning masterpiece EVITA. Directed and choreographed by Josh Rhodes (Broadway: Bright Star, It Shoulda Been You, Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella, First Date; West End: Carousel, Sweeney Todd; Asolo Rep: Guys and Dolls), the musical opens tomorrow, November 18, and runs through December 30 in the Mertz Theatre, located in the FSU Center for the Performing Arts. Check out exclusive highlights from the show below! (more...)

54 SINGS JASON MRAZ Set to Include George Salazar, Hannah Elless, Adam Kaplan, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents 54 Sings Jason Mraz on Tuesday, January 9th. Grab your best fedora and hang out with some of your Broadway faves as they celebrate the Great White Way's newest crooner, Jason Mraz! With record breaking hits like I'm Yours, over 7 million records sold, and platinum certifications in over 20 countries, two-time Grammy winner Mraz has charmed his way into the hearts of millions of fans all over the globe. Fans can expect to hear everything from Mraz' breakout tune The Remedy (I Won't Worry), to classics like A Beautiful Mess, and 1000 Things, to deeper cuts like I'm Coming Over and more! So pull up a chair, raise a glass to love and love lost, and join us as we turn the heart eyes emoji all the way up to 100! (more...)


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COME FROM AWAY Announces 15 Week Extension in Toronto Following Record-Breaking Advanced Sales
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

Due to overwhelming demand, 15 more weeks of performances 149,280 tickets, to be exact to the highly anticipated return engagement of COME FROM AWAY will go on sale 9AM Monday November 20, 2017. The multi-award-winning show set a record for theatre sales in Canada last month when it achieved $12M at the box office after only one week of public sales. (more...)

Breaking: COME FROM AWAY, FALSETTOS and THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Join the Ahmanson's 2018-19 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

Center Theatre Group announced three new productions fresh from Broadway that will join the 2017 Tony-winning Best Musical in the 2018-2019 season at the Ahmanson Theatre. Moving musicals 'Come From Away' and the Lincoln Center Theater production of 'Falsettos' join hit comedy 'The Play That Goes Wrong' and the previously announced 'Dear Evan Hansen.' (more...)

Broadway Stars Come Out for Third Annual Broadway Supports LIHSA Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

The stars came out for Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA) at the school's third Broadway Supports LIHSA fundraising event. The gala production featured Broadway stars who donated their time for a spectacular one-night only event to help raise money toward and awareness of LIHSA. The much-anticipated annual fundraiser for Long Island's only public high school for the visual and performing arts (LIHSA) has become a premier event for the greater theater community. (more...)

Steve Martin and Martin Short Come To Peace Center in February
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2017

Audiences can expect an evening of nonstop laughs on Friday, Feb. 23, and Saturday, Feb. 24, when Steve Martin and Martin Short bring An Evening You Will Forget For The Rest Of Your Life to the Peace Center. Martin and Short will be joined by the Grammy Award-winning bluegrass band The Steep Canyon Rangers and renowned jazz pianist and Jimmy Kimmel Live band member Jeff Babko. Both evenings will be filmed for an upcoming comedy special. (more...)

Photo Flash: Lin-Manuel Miranda Visits Jimmy Buffett at ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2017

Over the weekend, the Broadway-bound Escape to Margaritaville welcomed an exiting guest to the tiki bar: Lin-Manuel Miranda. Check out photos of the superstar on stage with music legend Jimmy Buffett! (more...)

VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Makes an ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2017

Last night, the Broadway-bound ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE welcomed an exiting guest to the tiki bar: Lin-Manuel Miranda. Check out the video of the superstar on stage with music legend Jimmy Buffett! (more...)

Cast and Creative Team Announced for UNCLE VANYA at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

The Old Globe's 2017 2018 Season continues with today's announcement of the complete cast and creative team for Anton Chekhov's masterpiece Uncle Vanya, which has received a Globe-commissioned world premiere translation from Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear, andLarissa Volokhonsky. Richard Nelson (Illyria, The Gabriel Plays, Tony Award winner for Best Book of a Musical for James Joyce's The Dead) also directs. Uncle Vanya will run February 10 March 11, 2018 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Tickets start at $30.00 and are on sale to the general public now. Previews run February 10 14. Opening night is Thursday, February 15 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

PTC's Loge Gallery presents SOMETHING ABOUT PLACE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

'Something About Place' is an exhibit by three Utah painters, LANE BENNION, ANGELA FIFE and JUSTIN WHEATLEY, on display during the run of Bright Star, Jan. 12 - 27, 2018, in our Loge Gallery. (more...)

This Week at 54 Below: Matthew Morrison, Kelli O'Hara, Eva Noblezada, Brandon Uranowitz and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

This week at Feinstein's/54 Below The Drowsy Chaperone In Concert, Matthew Morrison, 54 Sings Jason Mraz, The Skivvies and more! (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes Broadway's Aladdin, Telly Leung
by Theater People Podcast - Jan 8, 2018

On Monday, January 8, Theater People podcast welcome's back Broadway favorite Telly Leung. For the episode, Leung discusses recently winning the title role in Disney's ALADDIN on Broadway. He also shares stories from his recent work on IN TRANSIT and ALLEGIANCE. (more...)

Eight Schools Selected For International Thespian Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2018

Eight schools have been honored with an invitation to perform on the main stage at the nation's leading high school theatre festival, which is produced by the Educational Theatre Association. The invitations are based on productions that were adjudicated last fall; three more schools will be invited this spring. (Complete list of schools and shows to-date follows.) (more...)

VIDEO: Lena Hall Performs 'Tear Me Down' From HEDWIG in First Video in OBSESSED Series
by Stage Tube - Jan 5, 2018

SKB Records has launched the groundbreaking new music and video series LENA HALL Obesssed from the Tony Award winner and Grammy nominee that begins today, Friday, January 5. Hall, a singular artist who authentically and explosively brings the worlds of Rock and Broadway together, will release a monthly series of EPs over the course of 2018. Obsessed consists of 12 EPs, each released on the first Friday of every month, featuring stripped-down, emotionally-intensive covers of one artist or band with whom Lena is obsessed. Performance music videos have been created for all 54 songs in the series and a new music video will premiere every week in 2018. Obsessed is produced by Justin Craig, Lena Hall and Kurt Deutsch. Purchase the EPs, which are also available on all digital and streaming platforms, and view the videos at www.LenaHallObsessed.com. (more...)

PTC Presents BRIGHT STAR By Steve Martin and Edie Brickell
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

Bright Star, the new musical from Grammy, Emmy and Academy Award-winning Steve Martin and Grammy Award-winning Edie Brickell, opens at Pioneer Theatre Company, running January 12 - 27, 2018. Tickets are available at tickets.pioneertheatre.org. (more...)

Broadway Stars Raise Funds for Local Humanitarian Group
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2018

Artists for World Peace, a nonprofit organization, will host its 7th annual Broadway event on Sunday, February 18th, at The Cutting Room, 44 East 32nd Street, Manhattan, New York. Doors open at 6:30 pm, show begins at 7:30 pm. Dinner is available. Tickets range from $15 -$150 and can be purchased online at: https://afwpbway7.eventbrite.com/?aff PressRelease (more...)

Actors' Equity Association Declares January 17, 2018 Third Annual 'National Swing Day'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

Actors' Equity Association will mark its third annual 'National Swing Day' with a social media celebration on Wednesday, January 17, 2018. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: BRIGHT STAR at Pioneer Theatre Company is a Special Experience
by Tyler Hinton - Jan 15, 2018

Bright Star at Pioneer Theatre Company is utterly ravishing. The masterful performances and staging will take your breath away as they unforgettably illuminate the moving story and songs. Essentially the original Broadway production transferred to the PTC stage, this is not a locally produced regional production, nor is it a typical national tour per se in its current state. This is the last city where it will be presented in this form, starring Carmen Cusack, who was Tony-nominated for her role. Suffice it to say, the experience of seeing Bright Star at Pioneer Theatre Company is something very special. In addition to reviewing, BroadwayWorld was provided the opportunity to speak with cast and band members about the production. (more...)

Lisa O'Hare, Oyoyo Joi and Emily Padgett Join SESSION GIRLS at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Oyoyo Joi (The Book Of Mormon Broadway) as cellist Mariana, Lisa O'Hare (A Gentleman's Guide To Love And Murder Broadway) as producer Celia Webb, and Emily Padgett (Charlie And The Chocolate Factory Broadway; Bright Star Broadway) as Nashville musician Lucinda in Session Girls on March 6, 2018, 9:30PM. A raucous and heartfelt evening of original tunes about three working women in the music industry, Session Girls gives us the inside scoop on music-producer-in-training Joli Nye (Lauren Worsham), bawdy backup vocalist Cocoa (Lesli Margherita), classical cellist Mariana (Oyoyo Joi), and their trials and tribulations as they navigate the music world, their love lives, and the untenable travail of a big studio merger! (more...)

Coming Up Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

The the upcoming lineup of events coming your way next week at Feinstein's/54 Below! (more...)

Broadway Web Series Unite at BroadwayCon 2018
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

BroadwayCon 2018 announced that the creators of three popular Broadway-themed web series will participate in a roundtable, From Onstage to Online , discussing the behind-the-scenes of creating their own work in the digital age. The panel is set for 3:00 PM on January 26 at the Javits Center. (more...)

Lineup Announced For Fifth Annual POWERS NEW VOICES FESTIVAL at the Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The Old Globe today announced it will present the fifth annual Powers New Voices Festival, a weekend of readings of new American plays by professional playwrights, playing January 12 14, 2018. The festival will kick off on Friday, January 12 at 7:30 p.m. with Voices of the Community: Celebrating Local Playwrights, an evening of work created by San Diego residents through the Globe's arts engagement initiatives Community Voices and coLAB, and will continue with four readings by some of the most exciting voices writing for the American theatre today. The new American play readings commence on Saturday, January 13 at 4:00 p.m. with Laurel Ollstein's They Promised Her the Moon, directed by Giovanna Sardelli (Somewhere, The Whipping Man at the Globe), followed at 7:30 p.m. by Too Heavy for Your Pocket by Jir h Breon Holder, directed by Patricia McGregor (Globe for All's Measure for Measure).The Festival continues on Sunday, January 14 at 3:00 p.m. with The Tale of Despereaux, with book, music, and lyrics by PigPen Theatre Co. (The Old Man and The Old Moon at the Globe), based on the novel by Kate DiCamillo and the Universal Pictures animated motion picture. The Festival will wrap up that evening at 7:30 p.m. with The Great Leap by Lauren Yee, directed by Delicia Turner Sonnenberg (Globe's Skeleton Crew). (more...)

Elvis Costello's A FACE IN THE CROWD Musical Set for Third Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017

Costello performed a new song that he has written for the musical at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel's fabled Cinegrill nightclub. In addition, the site reports that the project will be going into its third workshop in the near future. (more...)


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The Broadwaysted Podcast Announces Star-Studded CHRISTMAS CAROL Radio Play Benefiting BC/EFA
by Broadwaysted - Dec 4, 2017

Broadwaysted, the popular and hilarious theater podcast, is thrilled to announce the World Premiere of A Broadwaysted Carol Channing, a three-part radio play spoof of Charles Dickens' classic tale 'A Christmas Carol' featuring an All-Star cast of Broadway favorites. Written and edited by Kevin Jaeger, A Broadwaysted Carol Channing serves as the centerpiece of Broadwaysted's Holiday campaign to raise money for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS this December. (more...)

Alice Ripley, Emily Skinner, The Skivvies, and More Headline ELEGIES FOR ANGELS, PUNKS AND RAGING QUEENS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2017

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Alice Ripley, Emily Skinner, Josh Young, Emily Padgett, Nick Adams, The Skivvies and many more in a concert of Elegies For Angels, Punks And Raging Queens on Thursday, January 18 at 7:00 and 9:30. With book and lyrics by Bill Russell, who will also host and music by Janet Hood, who will serve as Musical Director, Elegies ... was inspired by personal stories of those affected by HIV/AIDS and has been performed around the world. The score features such songs as My Brother Lived in San Francisco, And the Rain Keeps Falling Down and Learning To Let Go. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes Everyone's favorite Whovillian, Queen Lesli Margherita
by Theater People Podcast - Dec 18, 2017

On Monday, December 18 the Theater People podcast welcomes Olivier Award winner Leslie Margherita (MATILDA THE MUSICAL, DAMES AT SEA, ZORRO THE MUSICAL). On what will be the final Theater People episode of 2018, Margherita discusses WHO'S HOLIDAY, The one woman show in which she is currently starring as a grown up Cindy Lou Hoo--the character from the beloved Dr. Seuss Christmas classic How the Grinch Stole Christmas. (more...)

Social: Go Behind The Scenes of Asolo Rep's EVITA on BroadwayWorld's Instagram With Sharrod Williams
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2017

Today Sharrod Williams of Asolo Rep's Evita will take BroadwayWorld readers behind the scenes of the production on our Instagram! (more...)

Marc Kudisch, Bebe Neuwirth, Nancy Opel, Carolee Carmello, Vanessa Williams and More Tapped for HEY, LOOK ME OVER! at Encores!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

Encores! Artistic Director Jack Viertel today announced additional details and casting for Hey, Look Me Over! (Feb 7 - 11), the Encores! original production which opens the 25th season of the beloved, Tony- honored series responsible for bringing classic American musicals back to life since 1994. (more...)

John Tartaglia, Marcia Milgrom Dodge, and More Sign On as Muny Season 100 Creatives
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

The Muny announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for The Muny's 2018 centennial season, which opens on June 11 with the first production in the world of Jerome Robbins' Broadway since it's Tony - award winning Broadway and national tour productions. (more...)

The Old Globe to Continue AXIS Series with A CULTURE SHOCK NUTCRACKER SNEAK PEEK
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017

The Old Globe believes that theatre matters, and our work each day is to make theatre matter to more people! We invite friends, families, and dance fans to our free AXIS event, A Culture Shock Nutcracker Sneak Peek, on Saturday, December 23, with pop-up performances at 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. (more...)

Bethel Woods Concerts Announce Steve Martin and Martin Short
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2017

Longtime comedians Steve Martin and Martin Short will appear at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts for a one night, pavilion-only show on Saturday, September 1, 2018. The show, 'An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life,' will include stand-up, film clips, musical numbers and conversations about their lives in show business. Martin and Short will be joined by the Grammy Award-winning bluegrass band The Steep Canyon Rangers and renowned jazz pianist and Jimmy Kimmel Live band member Jeff Babko. (more...)

McCarter to Start 2018 with Marie Jones's STONES IN HIS POCKETS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2017

McCarter Theatre Center is starting 2018 with a strong shot of Irish humor as it presents Marie Jones' Stones in His Pockets, January 12 February 11 in the Berlind Theatre. (more...)

THE BAND'S VISIT Original Broadway Cast Recording Out This Friday
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2017

Ghostlight Records has announced the release of the original Broadway cast recording of THE BAND'S VISIT, the best reviewed musical of the season, in digital and streaming formats on Friday, December 15. (more...)

FSCJ Artist Series to Present 'AN EVENING YOU WILL FORGET FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE' with Steve Martin & Martin Short
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2017

Longtime comedians Steve Martin and Martin Short will perform a one-night only show at the Times-Union Center on March 9, 2018 at 8 p.m. The show, 'An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life,' includes stand-up, film clips, musical numbers and conversations about their lives in show business. (more...)

Blumenthal Performing Arts Announces 'Very Merry Holiday Special'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Blumenthal Performing Arts' 'Very Merry Holiday Special' is back and continues through Jan. 1. (more...)

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