Camelot on Tour


ESQUIRE 5-0: CELEBRATING A HALF-CENTURY OF DAVID F. SLONE At House Of Yes, 4/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2018

David F. Slone has been blessed to spend much of his life attending and performing in fabulous shows. Nonetheless, he's particularly giddy to be able to celebrate his the culmination of his fifth decade on the planet by presenting this ridiculously eclectic evening of song, dance, magic, circus, comedy, and more! (more...)

Cincinnati Music Theatre to Present Lerner & Loewe's CAMELOT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2018

Cincinnati Music Theatre (CMT), a resident company of the Aronoff Center for the Arts, returns to the intimate Jarson-Kaplan Theater from May 11-19 with seven performances of the Broadway triumph Camelot. (more...)

Creative Cauldron Presents Bold New Works Musical Premiere WITCH
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2018

Creative Cauldron presents Witch, the fourth installment in its "Bold New Works for Intimate Stages" world premiere musical series written and composed by the internationally recognized creative team Matt Conner and Stephen Gregory Smith. "Witch channels the zeitgeist of the current "Me To" and "Time's Up" movements while examining the cultural roots of misogyny and inequality across centuries and cultures," stated Producing Director Laura Connors Hull (more...)

Juniper Productions Announces Inaugural Partnership With Arts + Crafts Holdings To Present World Premiere Of SPLINTER AND CRACK
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

Juniper Productions continues its mission to open the doors to exciting and enriching theatrical experiences in unconventional venues throughout Philadelphia with its newest project and first full-length production, staged at 1025 Hamilton in the city's Spring Arts District designed especially for entrepreneurial creatives. (more...)

REPRISE 2.0 Season Starts with SWEET CHARITY Directed By Kathleen Marshall; VICTOR/VICTORIA and GRAND HOTEL to Follow
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

REPRISE 2.0 is now announced, presenting a season of three classic American musicals at UCLA's Freud Playhouse, by Marcia Seligson, Producing Artistic Director of the new performing arts organization.  REPRISE 2.0 is partnering with the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television's Department of Theater (UCLA TFT), chaired by Brian Kite.  (more...)

Photo Flash:Long Wharf Theatre to Present Ken Ludwig's BASKERVILLE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

Long Wharf Theatre, under the direction of Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, presents Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery, directed by Brendon Fox. (more...)

Matt Bogart, Christiane Noll, and More Lead Cast of SNOW CHILD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2018

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the full cast and creative team for the world-premiere musical Snow Child, based on Eowyn Ivey's Pulitzer Prize-nominated novel. Infused with a score that combines Alaskan string band-traditions with contemporary musical theater, Snow Child follows a couple rebuilding their lives in the Alaskan wilderness when they meet a magical and mysterious snow child who transforms them. (more...)

Jennifer Roberts Returns To Manhattan For A Special Tribute To Broadway Legend Sheldon Harnick
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2018

Singer Jennifer Roberts will toast the 94th birthday of legendary Broadway lyricist and composer Sheldon Harnick with a tribute show celebrating his impressive body of work. Jennifer will be joined in the special performance at New York hotspot 'Don't Tell Mama' by musical director Jon Weber and bassist Steve Doyle. (more...)

Drama Meets Dry Wit In Orlando Shakespeare Theater's THE LUCKIEST PEOPLE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018

The Luckiest People, a tense, new family dramedy produced by Orlando Shakespeare Theater (Orlando Shakes) in Partnership with UCF, comes to the Goldman Theater from March 28 - April 29, 2018. Tickets ($25 - $50) are available now by phone (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, online www.orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street). (more...)

New Repertory Theatre Presents THE BAKELITE MASTERPIECE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018

New Repertory Theatre presents The Bakelite Masterpiece, March 17-April 8, 2018 in the MainStage Theater at the Mosesian Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA. Tickets are $37-$67 and may be purchased by calling the New Rep Box Office at 617-923-8487 or visiting newrep.org. Student, senior, and group discounts are available. (more...)

La Mirada to Enchant the Evening with SOUTH PACIFIC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & McCOY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT present the fourth show of its 2017-2018 season (and the 40th anniversary of the iconic theatre) with SOUTH PACIFIC, book by Oscar Hammerstein II and Joshua Logan (adapted from the Pulitzer Prize winning novel 'Tales of the South Pacific' by James A. Michener), music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, with musical direction by Brent Crayon, choreography by Peggy Hickey and directed by Glenn Casale. SOUTH PACIFIC will preview on Friday, April 20, 2018 (with a press opening on Saturday, April 21 at 8pm) and run through Sunday, May 13, 2018 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd in La Mirada. (more...)

5th Avenue's KISS ME, KATE Begins Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2018

Rehearsals are in full swing for The 5th Avenue Theatre's production of Kiss Me, Kate, which begins performances next Friday, April 6. (more...)

Broadway Musical SOUL DOCTOR Comes to Saban Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2018

One of the most charismatic figures from the Peace and Free-Love era is celebrated in the Broadway musical SOUL DOCTOR, which tells the fascinating story of the father of popular Jewish music, Shlomo Carlebach.   A modern-day troubadour, Carlebach ignited the spirit of millions around the world with his soul-stirring melodies, engrossing storytelling and boundless love. (more...)

BWW TV: Get a First Listen to 'Grateful' From the World Premiere of SNOW CHILD
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 28, 2018

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater is now hosting the world-premiere musical Snow Child, based on Eowyn Ivey's Pulitzer Prize-nominated novel. Watch the video below for a preview of the song 'Grateful'! (more...)

Skating Polly Drop New Single CAMELOT + Announce Headline Tour with Potty Mouth
by TV News Desk - Mar 28, 2018

Tacoma, Washington's Skating Polly is excited to announce a Summer headline tour in support of its forthcoming studio full-length The Make It All Show – due out May 4th via LA's El Camino Media.  The band has also dropped a new track “Camelot” today, which you can stream HERE. The two-week Midwest and East Coast run is supported by Massachusetts' Potty Mouth and sees Skating Polly returning to its Oklahoman roots, kicking-off the tour at Opolis in Norman before hitting venues like High Watt in Nashville, and Mercury Lounge in NYC.  News of the Summer headline tour comes as the sibling-trio embarks on a West Coast run withThe Go! Team, closely followed by a North American Spring tour with Charly Bliss. (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON's Arbender Robinson Joins DANCE A LITTLE CLOSER In Concert At The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2018

As previously announced, the acclaimed Second Act Series, which has presented an array of lesser-known musicals in concert, will celebrate the short-lived Charles Strouse and Alan Jay Lerner musical Dance A Little Closer at New York's Green Room 42 on Monday, April 16th at 7:00pm. The one-night-only concert reading will star Beautiful's Julia Knitel (Bye, Bye, Birdie), currently starring in A Letter to Harvey Milk as Cynthia Drama Desk Award-winner Ed Dixon (Georgie, Sunday In The Park With George, Les Miserables) in the role created by his lifelong friend and colleague George Rose. Joining them as Bebe is Cheryl Howard, returning to the role she originated in the original 1983 production, and Arbender Robinson (The Book of Mormon, Shuffle Along, In Transit) as Charles, the role originated by Brent Barrett. (more...)

BWW TV: Get a First Listen to 'Things That Are True' From SNOW CHILD
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 22, 2018

Arena Stage is currently preparing to present the world-premiere musical Snow Child. Infused with a score that combines Alaskan string band-traditions with contemporary musical theater, Snow Child follows a couple rebuilding their lives in the Alaskan wilderness when they meet a magical and mysterious snow child who transforms them. Listen to cast member Natalie Toro sing 'Things That Are True' below! (more...)

Heather Headley and Matthew Morrison to Host The Muny Centennial Gala Show
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2018

The Muny announced today that Tony and Grammy Award- winning artist Heather Headley and Tony, Emmy and Golden Globe Award-nominated artist Matthew Morrison will serve as co-hosts for The Muny's historic Centennial Gala show, An Evening with the Stars, May 18, 2018 at 9:15 p.m. at The Muny. (more...)

Director Lonny Price Is Coming To The Staples Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2018

Staples Players is thrilled to announce that Lonny Price will take the stage for a talkback after the March 23rd performance of Merrily We Roll Along at Staples Auditorium. All audience members at the 7:30 pm show are welcome to stay and enjoy insight from this Broadway icon. (more...)

Alexandra Silber to Lead CAMELOT at Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2018

Shakespeare Theatre Company today announces the cast of Lerner and Loewe's multiple Tony Award-winning musical Camelot. Directed by STC Associate Artistic Director Alan Paul (Kiss Me, Kate; Man of La Mancha), the classic musical will play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F St NW) from May 22 through July 1, concluding STC's 2017-2018 mainstage season. (more...)

VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Teams Up With Ben Platt For Hamilton and Dear Evan Hansen Mashup, 'Found/Tonight'
by Stage Tube - Mar 19, 2018

Lin-Manuel Miranda has teamed up with Ben Platt for the newest song in his #Hamildrop series, Found/Tonight. The song, which features vocals by both men, features bits of 'The Story of Tonight' from Hamilton and 'You Will Be Found' from Dear Evan Hansen. Listen below! (more...)

What to See in Los Angeles Theater: Week of March 19, 2018 to March 26, 2018
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2018

Read below for BroadwayWorld's listings of shows in Los Angeles from Monday, March 19, 2018 to Monday, March 26, 2018 including local shows, regional productions and tours. Looking for a fun, inspiring or moving night at the theatre? Click on a show below for tickets, show information, articles, videos, photos & more... Want to browse all shows in Los Angeles? (more...)

Chelsea Kane, Patricia Richardson, Todd Sherry & Josh Zuckerman cast in a new circumcision comedy play KNIFE TO THE HEART
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2018

Director and playwright Stan Zimmerman has found his quartet of actors for his new comedy Knife to the Heart, co-written with Christian McLaughlin. The show will play a limited run of 3 WEEKS ONLY for 9 performances (May 4-20) at the Dorie Theatre, part of The Complex on LA's famed Theatre Row (6476 Santa Monica Blvd, LA CA 90038). Show times are Friday and Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 3pm. The cast includes Chelsea Kane ('Baby Daddy'), Todd Sherry ('Parks & Recreation'), Josh Zuckerman (A Delicate Ship) and four-time Emmy-nominee Patricia Richardson ('Home Improvement'). Tickets are $35 for Reserved Seating /$25 General Admission/$30 at the door, if available, and can be purchased at www.brownpapertickets.com. A special preview performance is Friday May 4 with an Opening Night of Saturday May 5. (more...)

#Hamildrop Collaboration Between Lin-Manuel Miranda and Ben Platt to Be Released Tonight at Midnight
by Stephanie Wild - Mar 18, 2018

As previously announced, Lin-Manuel Miranda is teaming up with Ben Platt for the next #Hamildrop track. It was recently revealed that the track is called 'Found Tonight' and will be released tonight at midnight. A portion of the proceeds from the track will go to the March For Our Lives Initiative. (more...)

BWW Interview: Jennifer Alice Acker and Abby Holland Get Their Freak On in FREAKY FRIDAY at Horizon Theatre
by Stephanie Robb - Mar 18, 2018

We chatted with Jennifer Alice Acker and Abby Holland, who play mom Katherine (Acker) and daughter Ellie (Holland), on how FREAKY FRIDAY has been transformed into a musical with something for everyone. (more...)

Laguna Playhouse Announces the World Premiere of NATHAN GUNN FLYING SOLO
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2018

LAGUNA PLAYHOUSE is thrilled to present the sixth show in its 97th season, the world premiere of NATHAN GUNN FLYING SOLO, written and directed by Hershey Felder, with musical direction by Michael Bagby. (more...)

Original Cast Member Cheryl Howard And More Join DANCE A LITTLE CLOSER In Concert At The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2018

As previously announced, the acclaimed Second Act Series, which has presented an array of lesser-known musicals in concert, will celebrate the short-lived Charles Strouse and Alan Jay Lerner musical Dance A Little Closer at New York's Green Room 42 on Monday, April 16th at 7:00pm. The one-night-only concert reading will star Beautiful's Julia Knitel (Bye, Bye, Birdie), currently starring in A Letter to Harvey Milk as Cynthia Drama Desk Award-winner Ed Dixon (Georgie, Sunday In The Park With George, Les Miserables) in the role created by his lifelong friend and colleague George Rose. Joining them as Bebe is Cheryl Howard, returning to the role she originated in the original 1983 production.  (more...)

Broadway Legend Christine Ebersole Takes The Stage In Scottsdale
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2018

Two-time Tony Award winner Christine Ebersole will take the stage as a last-minute replacement for Laura Benanti at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, March 17, at 8 p.m., when she and pianist/commentator Seth Rudetsky perform songs from the great musicals. (more...)

VIDEO: Ben Platt Shares WEST SIDE STORY Audition Tape Performance of 'Maria'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2018

Ben Platt took to Twitter today to share an audition tape of himself singing 'Maria' from West Side Story. A film remake by Steven Spielberg is currently in the works but no word on if that's the project Platt was auditioning for or his involvement, if any. (more...)

The Barrow Group's A WALK IN THE WOODS Begins Saturday, March 17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2018

The Barrow Group Theatre Company (Seth Barrish and Lee Brock, Co-Artistic Directors; Robert Serrell, Executive Director), recipient of aDrama Desk and Lucille Lortel Award, concludes their 2017-2018 season with the New York revival of A Walk in the Woods, a play by Lee Blessing. Directed by Donna Jean (DJ) Fogel, the two-member cast features K. Lorrel Manning as John Honeyman, an American negotiator and Martin Van Treuren as Andrey Botvinnik, a career Russian diplomat. (more...)

Perry Laylon Ojeda Sings The Songs Of Betty Comden & Adolph Green Back At Vitello's By Popular Demand!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

PERRY LAYLON OJEDA , after a hit run at Palm Springs' Coachella Valley Rep and a string of high profile cruise ship performances, returns to Upstairs at Vitello's singing The Songs of Betty Comden and Adolph Green, the legendary and longest running creative partnership in American Theatre History. (more...)

Lin-Manuel Miranda Teams with Ben Platt for the Next #Hamildrop!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

What's the next #Hamildrop? Lin-Manuel Miranda just announced via Twitter that the March installment will feature fellow Tony winner Ben Platt! (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Presents KING LEAR Starring George Ball
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2018

Rubicon Theatre presents a timely and trenchant production of Shakespeare's tragedy KING LEAR as the centerpiece of the company's 20th Anniversary Season. Directed by Co-Founder James O'Neil, the production features a 20-member cast led by acclaimed actor and company memberGeorge Ball, who has starred in previous Rubicon productions of All My Sons, Man of La Mancha, and Jacques Brel… (New York, L.A., and international companies of the latter). (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Arena Stage's SNOW CHILD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2018

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the full cast and creative team for the world-premiere musical Snow Child, based on Eowyn Ivey's Pulitzer Prize-nominated novel. Infused with a score that combines Alaskan string band-traditions with contemporary musical theater, Snow Child follows a couple rebuilding their lives in the Alaskan wilderness when they meet a magical and mysterious snow child who transforms them. (more...)

Stephanie Granade to Perform Voice Recital "A Lover's Heart, A Lover's World"
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2018

A Lover's Heart, A Lover's World: Songs of W.A. Mozart, Irving Berlin, Rodgers & Hart, Kurt Weill, and Shanan Estreicher is a vocal recital featuring Soprano Stephanie Granade and Pianist Sarah Dutcher. (more...)

BWW Review: Laura and Linda Benanti Return to Kennedy Center in THE STORY GOES ON
by Jennifer Perry - Mar 11, 2018

The show, aptly titled 'The Story Goes On,' featured an eclectic set list, but there was one common thread - each song was exceptionally well sung. (more...)

Charles Strouse To Greet Fans And Sign Memoir At DANCE A LITTLE CLOSER Concert
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2018

As previously announced, the acclaimed Second Act Series, which has presented an array of lesser-known musicals in concert, will celebrate the short-lived Charles Strouse and Alan Jay Lerner musical Dance A Little Closer at New York's Green Room 42 on Monday, April 16th at 7:00pm. Three-time Tony Award-winning composer Charles Strouse will be on hand to meet fans and sign copies of his memoir, Put On A Happy Face, following the performance ($20 - cash only). Part of a lifelong celebration of composer Charles Strouse's 90th birthday, this special event gives audiences the rare opportunity to hear this enchanting score. (more...)

Entertainment One Brings Legal Drama BURDEN OF TRUTH to the CW
by TV News Desk - Apr 5, 2018

Entertainment One (eOne) today announced its new legal drama Burden of Truth (10 x 60) will make The CW Network its U.S. home. The series is executive produced by and stars Kristin Kreuk (Smallville, Beauty and the Beast) as a big city lawyer who returns to her hometown to take on what she thinks is a simple case, only to find herself in a fight for justice for a group of sick girls. (more...)

Casting Complete For Starry DANCE A LITTLE CLOSER Concert
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2018

As previously announced, the acclaimed Second Act Series, which has presented an array of lesser-known musicals in concert, will celebrate the short-lived Charles Strouse and Alan Jay Lerner musical Dance A Little Closer at New York's Green Room 42 on Monday, April 16th at 7:00pm. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 4, 2018
by - Apr 4, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 4 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Christiane Noll and Matt Bogart Rehearse 'The Perfect Snow' from SNOW CHILD
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 4, 2018

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater presents the world-premiere musical Snow Child, based on Eowyn Ivey's Pulitzer Prize-nominated novel. Watch stars Matt Bogart and Christiane Noll perform the song 'The Perfect Snow' below! (more...)

Maryland Ensemble Theatre Presents SUPER THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2018

Maryland Ensemble Theatre's (MET) FUN Company presents the world premiere and original work, SUPER! The Musical, written by last summer's hit production, "Camelot and the Fight For the Holy Grail", playwright Sarah Shulman, Lyrics by "Q, The Witch and the Magical Orb", writer Caitlyn Joy, and Music by Callan Holderbaum. (more...)

Rome Saladino Salutes Michael Bublé In FEELIN' GOOD At The Boca Black Box
by Carol Kassie - Apr 3, 2018

Multi-talented singer/dancer/actor/choreographer Rome Saladino will celebrate the stylings of Grammy and Juno Award-winner Michael Buble when he brings his newest production Feelin' Good - A Tribute to Michael Buble to the Boca Black Box Center for the Arts on April 20th at 8 pm. (more...)

Meet the Cast of THE LONELIEST GIRL IN THE WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2018

After the lauded World Premiere of The Boy Who Danced On Air, Diversionary is proud to produce the World Premiere of another groundbreaking new musical. (more...)

BWW Review: Nathan Gunn Aims High with FLYING SOLO at the Laguna Playhouse
by Michael Quintos - Apr 17, 2018

One of America's most accomplished and in-demand Baritones today, Nathan Gunn has one of those deeply lush singing voices that can pierce your heart just as it can effortlessly command the room's attention. He does exactly both with his impressive world premiere one-man show FLYING SOLO which continues its remaining performances at the Laguna Playhouse in Laguna Beach, CA through April 22. Written and directed by frequent musical biographer Hershey Felder---and inspired by Gunn's own real life story thus far---this leisurely paced yet still quite riveting autobiographical musical is a stunner both with its touching, relatable narrative and Gunn's entertaining, charismatic performing style. (more...)

BWW Interview: Josh Grisetti of SOMETHING ROTTEN! at Fox Theatre Talks Shakespeare and Giggling Onstage
by Hannah Montgomery - Apr 16, 2018

Straight from Broadway, SOMETHING ROTTEN! is currently on tour across the country, and is coming to the Fox Theatre in Atlanta this week. SOMETHING ROTTEN! is a musical filled with laughs, it is a 'valentine to the theatre', and one not to be missed by musical theatre fans. BroadwayWorld spoke with Josh Grisetti who plays Nigel Bottom in SOMETHING ROTTEN! on tour, and played the same role in the Broadway production. (more...)

State Theatre New Jersey Presents THE WIZARD OF OZ
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

???????State Theatre New Jersey presents The Wizard of Oz for three performances on Friday, May 4, 2018 at 7:30pm and Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 2pm and 7:30pm. Featuring the classic songs, as composed by Harold Arlen, "Over the Rainbow," "Ding Dong the Witch is Dead," and "If I Only Had A Brain." Tickets range from $35-$98. (more...)

Joseph Tawadros Announces Concerts in Six Australian States and New Album Out in May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2018

Joseph Tawadros AM, the Cairo born, Sydney raised award winning master of the Oud, a Middle Eastern lute. Joseph's original music has earned 12 ARIA nominations and 4 ARIA Awards. Currently UK based, he's on tour in Australia to promote the new album before returning to London to perform at the BBC Proms (more...)

Discovery, Inc. Introduces New Company to the Marketplace
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2018

Just one month after Discovery, Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) completed its acquisition of Scripps Networks Interactive, President and CEO David Zaslav and other company executives will provide a first look at the new global leader in real life entertainment to investors, advertisers, buyers, analysts and other partners today at 4 p.m. ET at Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall in New York. (more...)

Len Cariou & Liz Robertson, Original Stars, Reunite in DANCE A LITTLE CLOSER Concert
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2018

Len Cariou and Liz Robertson, stars of the original Broadway production of Dance A Little Closer, the Charles Strouse and Alan Jay Lerner musical, have joined the cast of its previously announced concert adaptation, on Monday, April 16 at 7 pm at the Green Room 42. Presented in honor of composer Charles Strouse's 90th birthday by the Second Act Series, the stars will perform two songs they originated in the legendary, infamous and short-lived Broadway production. The abridged concert will also include never-before-heard songs cut during the show's workshop period. (more...)

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