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by Carol Kassie - Sep 20, 2017

The PGA Arts Center will present I Will Survive: Soundtracks of the 70's beginning October 18th. The production will run through November 19th at the increasingly popular Palm Beach Gardens venue. (more...)

Disney's ALADDIN Flies to The Paramount Theatre Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Casting has been announced for the Seattle engagement of Disney's Aladdin. The hit Broadway musical will begin performances in Seattle at The Paramount Theatre on Thursday, October 12 for a limited engagement through Sunday October 29. T (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...)

BWW Morning Brief September 20th, 2017: WILLY WONKA to Sweeten Hollywood Bowl, KINKY BOOTS, and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Sep 20, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: WILLY WONKA to sweeten Hollywood Bowl, KINKY BOOTS announces new tour cast, and more! (more...)

World Premiere of Grammy-Winner Victor Vanacore's LA SORGENTE Set for John Anson Ford Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Grammy Award-winning conductor/composer Victor Vanacore, at the nexus of popular and classical music for 30 years, conducts the highly anticipated world premiere of his latest work, La Sorgente, a collection of 10 neo-classical arias composed to the poetry of Pope John Paul II, on Sunday, October 8, 2017, 7:30 pm, at the John Anson Ford Theatres in Hollywood. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Jaime Pujol y Diego Braguinsky, directores y autores de LA CANTANTE
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Sep 20, 2017

Hablamos con los creadores de este nuevo musical que muy pronto se presentara en nuestro pais. (more...)

BWW Interview: A Chat With Artistic Director Patrick Grossman
by Melissa Giordano - Sep 19, 2017

Ahead of the 30th Anniversary concert this weekend at the Noel S. Ruiz Theatre at CM Performing Arts Center, Artistic Director Patrick Grossman took a few moments to chat with me about the shows this season, his plans for theatre, and more! (more...)

BWW First Person: BANDSTAND Heals at Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre
by Matt Hanson - Sep 19, 2017

In his earliest memory, my grandfather is four years old. The year is 1919 and he stands on his tenement building in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, where he watches an army parade. Soldiers are returning from the Great War, and eternal peace on Earth seems possible. (more...)

SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE Season 43 Premieres 9/30 Featuring Ryan Gosling and Jay-Z
by TV News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

NBC's Emmy Award-winning Saturday Night Live will once again air live simultaneously around the country beginning with the highly anticipated season 43 premiere on Sept. 30 with host Ryan Gosling and musical guest Jay-Z. (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...)

Photo Flash: Kristin Chenoweth and More Celebrate Kathy Najimy with GMHC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) on Monday night honored multitalented performer Kathy Najimy with the 2017 Howard Ashman Award for her contributions to the LGBT community and the fight against HIV/AIDS at Joe's Pub in New York City. BroadwayWorld has photos from the concert below! (more...)

New Musical ROAD TO HEAVEN: THE JONATHAN LEE MUSICAL Gets D.C. Reading Before Shanghai Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

China Broadway Entertainment announces its latest original global musical: Road to Heaven: The Jonathan Lee Musical. Adapted from the novel by internationally acclaimed author Li Xiuwen, the original musical will feature music by one of China's most iconic singer-songwriters Jonathan Lee. (more...)

The Public & The Shakespeare Society's New Initiative to Explore the Bard
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The Public Theater and The Shakespeare Society have announced that they will join forces to form the new PUBLIC SHAKESPEARE INITIATIVE, under the leadership of long-time Shakespeare Society Artistic Director, Michael Sexton. The Public Theater and The Shakespeare Society have long shared the passionately-held belief that Shakespeare is for everyone. (more...)

Irish Rep's Immersive THE DEAD, 1904 Slates Off-Broadway Return
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre and Dot Dot Productions, in association with The American Irish Historical Society, have announced the return of THE DEAD, 1904. (more...)

AFTERGLOW to Celebrate 100th Performance Off-Broadway This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The Off-Broadway hit, AFTERGLOW written and directed by S. Asher Gelman, will celebrate its 100th performance on Saturday, September 23, 2017. AFTERGLOW has enjoyed two extensions and recently opened-up a new block of tickets through November 19, 2017 at The Loft at The Davenport Theatre (354 West 45 St). (more...)

New Children's Musical MY PERFECT PET to Hit the Playroom Theater
by BroadwayWorld JR - Sep 19, 2017

My Perfect Pet is the story of Cailin, a young girl who is determined to receive a puppy for her 10th birthday. Will she get her prized bundle of joy? She must first prove to her skeptical parents that she is worthy enough to receive such a very special gift. This bright and bouncy, light and giggly, tuneful show for the young and young at heart debuts at the Playroom Theater, 151 West 46 Street, New York, NY on October 14. (more...)

New Federal Theatre to Stage Off-Broadway Debut of FREIGHT: THE FIVE INCARNATIONS OF ABEL GREENE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

From October 19 to November 19, Woodie King Jr.'s New Federal Theatre, in association with Castillo Theatre, will present the Off-Broadway debut of 'FREIGHT: the five incarnations of Abel Green' by Howard L. Craft, directed by Joseph Megel, starring J. Alphonse Nicholson, at Castillo Theater, 543 West 42nd Street. (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: OMG You Guys! First Look at the New UK Tour of LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

OMG you guys!!! Legally Blonde The Musical is going on tour! EastEnders' Rita Simon, Lucie Jones, who represented the UK in the Eurovision Song Contest with 'Never Give Up On You', and Bill Ward, star of Coronation Street and Emmerdale star in a major new tour of the smash-hit Broadway and West End musical Legally Blonde The Musical. The show is currently playing its opening week at the Churchill Theatre, Bromley, with a gala press night on Thursday. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the new cast in action below! (more...)

Casts of Broadway's BEAUTIFUL, MISS SAIGON, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND and More to Perform at 92Y Street Fest
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

92nd Street Y brings its famous programs out onto Lexington Avenue for New Yorkers of all ages to enjoy at the Annual 92Y Street Fest. The FREE outdoor event takes place Sunday, October 1, from 12-5 pm on Lexington Avenue between 79th and 94th Streets. (more...)

Brian Stokes Mitchell to Make Venetian Room Debut This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Bay Area Cabaret will present Tony Award-winner and Broadway legend Brian Stokes Mitchell. The star of Broadway's Kiss Me Kate, Ragtime, Man Of La Mancha, Shuffle Along and August Wilson's King Headley II, will sing songs from his extensive Broadway career in his Venetian Room debut on Sunday, October 29 at 7:00 pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jessica Molaskey Celebrates PORTRAITS OF JONI Album at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Birdland welcomed singer/actress Jessica Molaskey in a concert celebrating her new recording, Portraits of Joni, on Monday, June 12. BroadwayWorld has photos from the evening below! (more...)

X Marks the Spot! Oregon Children's Theatre to Stage 'JUDY MOODY & STINK'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

X marks the spot as Judy and her brother Stink set sail on a nautical adventure to find Cap'n Weevil's secret pirate treasure. But they'll have to race their swashbuckling rivals, Tall Boy and Smart Girl, to see who will be first to find the gold! Will Judy and Stink crack the secret codes and spot the hidden clues before time runs out? (more...)

Pulitzer Nominated Play Comes to River St this Weekend in Jaffrey
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The River Street Theatre (RST) in Jaffrey, will be presenting the filmed adaptation of the award-winning play, Marjorie Prime this Friday, September 22 (7 pm) and Saturday, September 23 (2 pm & 7 pm). (more...)

Tickets on Sale Now for FINDING NEVERLAND in Indianapolis This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Broadway in Indianapolis has announced that tickets are on sale now for FINDING NEVERLAND, playing Clowes Memorial Hall October 17-22. (more...)

VTA to Open 2017-18 Broadway Series with Lin-Manuel Miranda's IN THE HEIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Victoria Theatre Association opens the 2017-2018 Premier Health Broadway Series with Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony Award-winning musical, IN THE HEIGHTS, Oct. 2-8 at the Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Tori Scott to Return to London with VODKA IS THE REASON FOR THE SEASON
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Tori Scott returns to London with her brand new Christmas show 'Vodka is the Reason for the Season' as part of the Live at Zedel winter season. (more...)

South African-Born Actor Adam du Plessis Lands Role in US National Tour of KINKY BOOTS
by David Fick - Sep 19, 2017

As reported on BroadwayWorld yesterday, the complete cast for the US National Tour of Harvey Fierstein and Cyndi Lauper's smash-hit musical, KINKY BOOTS, has been announced. Featured in the cast in the role of Don is South African-born Adam du Plessis, whom audiences may recall seeing in productions like THE LAST 5 YEARS, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, THE BOYS IN THE PHOTOGRAPH and CATS. (more...)

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, JERSEY BOYS, Kansas and More Set for Palace Theater's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The Palace Theater's 17 18 season is nothing short of phenomenal boasting a two-week engagement of the blockbuster Cameron Macintosh's production of Andrew Lloyd Weber's The Phantom of the Opera, plus four other Tony Award winning musicals as part of the Webster Broadway series, along with concerts by Ray Lamontagne, Kansas and Kool & the Gang, guaranteed to have you celebrating good times all year long! (more...)

Heath Saunders, Natalie Walker, and More Star in THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS: THE CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents The Nightmare Before Christmas: The Concert on Friday, October 27th, 2017, starring Heath Saunders (Natasha, Pierre, & the Great Comet of 1812) as Jack and Natalie Walker (Puffs: Or, Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic & Magic) as Sally. (more...)

Local Celebrities Slated for THEATRE WITH THE STARS 2017 at Flat Rock Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Flat Rock Playhouse's much anticipated, fun-filled evening featuring Hendersonville's finest is back and better than ever! (more...)

SNL to Air Live Simultaneously Around the Country, Beginning with Season Opener
by TV News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

NBC's Emmy Award-winning SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE will once again air live simultaneously around the country beginning with the highly anticipated season 43 premiere on Sept. 30 with host Ryan Gosling and musical guest Jay-Z. (more...)

Bingham Camp Theatre Retreat to Develop New Musical PANGAEA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Artistic Director Devanand Janki has gathered a diverse group of New York theater professionals at the Bingham Camp Theater Retreat to develop new works at the company's third annual artistic residency. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Friday for SCHOOL OF ROCK at Marcus Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Broadway legend Andrew Lloyd Webber's high-octane Broadway and West End hit School of Rock The Musical is coming to Milwaukee's Marcus Center for the Performing Arts on November 21-26. Tickets go on sale this Friday, September 22 at 10 am. (more...)

EVERYTHING IS FINE UNTIL IT'S NOT Adds Show at United Solo Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The one-woman show EVERYTHING IS FINE UNTIL IT'S NOT that took the New York International Fringe Festival (FringeNYC) by storm and features one New Jersey mother's true life experience with her autistic son, returns to New York City as part of the United Solo Theatre Festival and has already sold out the first three performances. (more...)

The Verdi Chorus to Perform LOVE'S PASSIONS AND POTIONS This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The Verdi Chorus will present its Fall 2017 concert 'Love's Passions and Potions' for two performances only at the First United Methodist Church in Santa Monica on November 18th and 19th led by Founding Artistic Director Anne Marie Ketchum. (more...)

Dark Circles Moves Downtown After a Premiere in South Korea
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Through a partnership between the AT&T Performing Arts Center & the City of Dallas' Office of Cultural Affairs, The Elevator Project brings Dark Circles Contemporary Dance's Big Bad Wolf and Les Fairies to the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre, 6th Floor Studio Theatre October 19-21 after three performances at South Korea's foremost art and culture venue. (more...)

BWW TV: WAITRESS Star Drew Gehling Tries Out Some 'Bad Ideas' on TURNING THE TABLES!
by Turning the Tables - Sep 19, 2017

In this new episode, watch as WAITRESS star Drew Gehling gets some help in the audition room from the Turning the Tables gang! (more...)

Schimmel Center presents AMERICAN DANCE SPECTACULAR!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The Schimmel Center presents American Dance Spectacular! on Saturday, October 21 at 7:30 p.m., exploring the history of American popular dance throughout the 20th century, including the Charleston, Lindy hop, jitterbug, twist, voguing, and more. The performance is directed, co-written and created by Daniel C. Levine (Broadway's Les Mis rables, Chicago, and Mamma Mia!) with choreography by Al Blackstone (Fox's So You Think You Can Dance), music direction by Bryan Perri (Broadway's Wicked and Next to Normal), and book by Susan Batten (Lifetime's Showing Roots) together with six Broadway dancers backed by three vocalists and a live band. (more...)

Hard Rock International And Sony Music Entertainment Turn Up The Music With New, Reimagined Rock Star Suites
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

In support of Hard Rock International's continued global expansion, the two powerhouses known for their deep-rooted music heritage are uniting to put a radical new spin on the traditional presidential suite by integrating vibrant life-sized content, mixed media and memorabilia featuring the world's most iconic music artists. Sony will also bring their unique musical aesthetic to various facets of properties worldwide, ranging from design elements and original content creation to experiential events and innovative music integration into Hard Rock Hotel & Casino properties. (more...)

Samovarchik Brings GREAT COMET Pierogi to New York's Lower East Side
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

From food, entertainment, and nightlife entrepreneurs Darren Sussman and Roman Gambourg (FEN Group) comes Samovarchik, a new fast-casual establishment specializing in traditional Soviet food made fresh, delicious, and affordable. Samovarchik is located on Manhattan's Lower East Side at 11 Stanton Street, between Chrystie and Bowery, in a neighborhood with a rich tradition of eastern European food. Samovarchik is now open to the public. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: COMPANY Is What It's Really About at Broadway Sessions!
by Ben Cameron - Sep 19, 2017

This past Thursday Broadway Sessions celebrated the 5th birthday of our beloved and uber-talented musical director, Joshua Stephen Kartes. Joshua had but one birthday wish- he wanted to blow out his candles like 'Bobby' in Sondheim's masterpiece, Company. So that's exactly what we gave him! (more...)

National Alliance for Musical Theatre Announces Team for FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

National Alliance for Musical Theatre (Betsy King Militello, Executive Director) is thrilled to announce the line-up of directors and initial casting for the 29th Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thursday, October 19 and Friday, October 20, 2017 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues). The Festival kicks off on Wednesday, October 18 with its celebrated concert, The 46th Minute. (more...)

DCPA Theatre Company Announces Full Cast and Creative Team for SMART PEOPLE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) is proud to announce the full cast and creative team for the Theatre Company's production of Smart People, directed by Theatre Company Associate Artistic Director, Nataki Garrett in her DCPA Directorial debut. (more...)

Robbie Rozelle to Return to Feinstein's/54 Below in SONGS FROM INSIDE MY LOCKER
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents return of Robbie Rozelle in 'Songs From Inside My Locker,' back by popular demand on October 28, 2017 at 9:30pm. (more...)

The American Theatre Wing Raises A Record-Breaking $1.2M at Centennial Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The American Theatre Wing announced today that its Centennial Gala, held last night at Cipriani 42nd Street, was the most successful in the organization's history, raising over $1.2 million (besting the previous record, which was set in 2016, by more than $400k), with an online auction and a once-in-a-lifetime Prizeo sweepstakes package featuring Neil Patrick Harris continuing through the end of September. (more...)

King Center Announces Eleven New Shows
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

King Center is announcing 11 new shows today and there is something for everyone. For Broadway fans they have Kinky Boots and the world's best-selling magic show, The Illusionists. (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Pivot Arts is pleased to present the world premiere of DON'T LOOK BACK/MUST LOOK BACK, a site-specific performance experience in Chicago's Uptown neighborhood, conceived by Julieanne Ehre, written by Tanya Palmer, directed by Devon de Mayo and devised by an ensemble of actors and designers. Audience members are taken on an immersive journey inspired by the stories and experiences of Uptown residents, many of whom came to Uptown as refugees. (more...)

New Musical AT FIRST SIGHT Receives World Premiere at The Mountain Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The Mountain Playhouse will conclude its 78th season with a rare opportunity for audiences to see the very first performances of a new musical. At First Sight will be presented October 3 - 15. The music and lyrics are by Brandon Lambert. The book was written by Gary Jaffe and Brandon Lambert. The production is directed by Guy Stroman. (more...)

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