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Gershwin Theatre (New York, NY)
222 West 51st St.

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Based on The Once and Future King by T. H. White

This irresistible musical takes you inside the legend of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. Arthur's dream of creating a utopian kingdom is complicated by love for his new Queen, Guenevere, and friendship with his favorite knight, Lancelot. A ravishing story of passion, chivalry, and betrayal has a gorgeous score that includes "If Ever I Would Leave You," "What Do the Simple Folk Do?," and, of course, "Camelot."



Alliance Presents World Premiere Story Of Atlanta's First Integrated Jazz Club
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018

The Alliance Theatre is pleased to present the world premiere production of Nick's Flamingo Grill, by award-winning Atlanta playwright and author Phillip DePoy.  Nick's Flamingo Grill is inspired by the true story of the first integrated jazz club in Atlanta and will debut on the Hertz Stage September 29 - October 28, 2018.  Opening night is Thursday, October 4.    (more...)

BWW Previews: BRIGADOON at Candlelight Music Theatre
by Greer Firestone - Sep 4, 2018

There is a legend that once every hundred years in the Scottish Highlands the village of BRIGADOON awakens - for one day only. Its centennial bewitches with mystery, delightful characters speaking in enchanting Scottish brogue, kilts, sword dancing and, of course, a love story. (more...)

New Repertory Theatre in Massachusetts To Stage Diverse and Gender-Bent Production Of 1776
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

BroadwayWorld has learned that New Rep Theatre in Massachusetts will stage a gender-bent production of 1776 this holiday season! The production is set to run at the Mosesian Center for the Arts November 30th through December 23rd. (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...)

New Line Theatre Artistic Director Scott Miller Publishes Fifth Collection Of Musical Theatre Exploration, 'Literally Anything Goes'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2018

New Line Theatre's artistic director Scott Miller has published another collection of essays, LITERALLY ANYTHING GOES: 14 ODDBALL MUSICALS AND WHAT MAKES THEM TICK. Miller's fifth book of deep-dive musical theatre exploration is a surprising and entertaining journey into more than a dozen quirky but fascinating musicals, some famous, some less so. (more...)

Tracie Thoms, Skylar Astin, Barrett Foa and More to Lead L.A. Benefit Reading of YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

PAWS/LA, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit agency serving people and pets in need, will present a one night only concert/staged reading of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown. With book, music, and lyrics by Clark Gesner and directed by Randy Brenner, this benefit event is set to feature Broadway stars (in alphabetical order) Skylar Astin (Spring Awakening), Barrett Foa (Avenue Q, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Mamma Mia!), Carly Hughes (Chicago, Pippin, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, Ghost the Musical, The Book of Morman, Ragtime), Tracie Thoms (Rent, Falsettos), and more to be announced. Musical director is Jake Anthony and Andrew Carlberg is the producer. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Curtain Call And Press Night Celebration Of A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN At La Mirada Theatre
by Lily Lim - Sep 19, 2018

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & McCOY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT (celebrating its 25thSilver Anniversary at the theatre) in association with T&D Productions, LLC are thrilled to present Mary Bridget Davies, Broadway's original "Janis" starring in her Tony nominated performance A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN, with choreography by Patricia Wilcox, musical direction by Brent Crayon, and created, written & directed by Randy Johnson. A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN will preview on Friday, September 14, 2018 (with a press opening on Saturday, September 15 at 8pm) and runs through Sunday, October 7, 2018 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd in La Mirada.   (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...)

SDCF Conversation With Mandy Moore & Walter Painter Comes to Los Angeles, 9/24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

Award-winning choreographer MANDY MOORE and award-winning director/choreographer WALTER PAINTER join the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF) on Monday, September 24 from 7 to 8 pm at the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles as part of SDCF's ongoing One-on-One Conversation series. The series returns to Los Angeles for another in-depth discussion with prominent artists, following its May conversation with the creative team of Soft Power at CTG. SDCF Executive Director David Roberts will moderate. (more...)

Gay Wartime Love Story FLOWER OF IOWA Selected For Finals Gala On Theatre Row
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

Flower of Iowa, a bold new World War I drama about an unexpected and forbidden love between two soldiers - one American, one British - has been selected as one of the seven finalists at the 2018 New York New Works Theatre Festival, from a field of nearly 50 productions. Judging was determined by a panel of theatre professionals and by audience votes. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 15, 2018
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 15 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 9/15/2018
by - Sep 15, 2018

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 9/15/2018. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 14, 2018
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 14 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

La Mirada Theatre For The Performing Arts Announces Its 2018-2019 Extraordinary Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts Producing Artistic Director BT McNicholl announces its most ambitious and dazzling year of special events! La Mirada Theatre will kick things off with such sensational shows as LEE ANN WOMACK, THE SIMON AND GARFUNKEL STORY and PAUL ANKA, and that's just this Fall!  (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...)

Cast Announced for IN A BOOTH AT CHASEN'S
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

On November 15, 1949, in Hollywood, California, an up-and-coming young actress met a handsome movie star for dinner -- a blind date that changed history. (more...)

Casting Announced For IN A BOOTH AT CHASEN'S At El Portal
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

On November 15, 1949, in Hollywood, California, an up-and-coming young actress met a handsome movie star for dinner -- a blind date that changed history. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 13, 2018
by - Sep 13, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 13 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Cincinnati Music Theatre Announces 2018-19 Season At The Aronoff Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

Cincinnati Music Theatre (CMT), a resident company of the Aronoff Center for the Arts, is pleased to announce its 2018-19 Season, including two full-scale musical productions in the intimate Jarson-Kaplan Theater, two cabaret-style studio shows in the Fifth Third Bank Theater, and a master class with a Tony Award-nominated Cincinnati native. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 12, 2018
by - Sep 12, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 12 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

FRIDAY 5 (+1) Returns on Tuesday: MARY POPPINS' Crystal Kurek
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 11, 2018

Actress Crystal Kurek returns to a role some contend she was destined from birth to play, as she stars as the eponymous "practically perfect" nanny in Disney and Cameron Macintosh's Mary Poppins, opening this Friday night at Springhouse Theater in Smyrna. And who better than Crystal to help us bring another season of the Friday 5(+1) series back to BroadwayWorld Nashville? (more...)

THE UNDERSTUDY And GREATER TUNA Among Offerings Of Coyote Stageworks Tenth Anniversary Season At The Annenberg
by David Green - Sep 10, 2018

Coyote StageWorks, the Coachella Valley based award-winning Actors' Equity professional theater company, announced that its Tenth Anniversary season will include productions of three highly entertaining stage plays, presented at the Palm Springs Art Museum's Annenberg Theater, an increase of the popular free Play Dates Reader's Series, and the debut of the Palm Springs Young Playwright's Festival. (more...)

Bobby Conte Thornton, Samantha Massell, Storm Lever, and More Will Celebrate Dame Julie Andrews at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

What do 'A Spoonful of Sugar,' 'Do-Re-Mi,' 'I Could Have Danced All Night,' and 'Ten Minutes Ago' have in common? Why Dame Julie Andrews of course! Over the course of her practically perfect seven-decade career, Julie has entertained and inspired audiences across the globe with her performances in My Fair Lady, Cinderella, Camelot, Mary Poppins, and The Sound of Music to name just 'a few of our favorite things.' (more...)

Feinstein's/54 Below Will Celebrate Dame Julie Andrews This Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents 54 Celebrates Dame Julie Andrews on Sunday, September 16. What do “A Spoonful of Sugar,' “Do-Re-Mi,' “I Could Have Danced All Night,' and “Ten Minutes Ago” have in common? Why Dame Julie Andrews of course! Over the course of her practically perfect seven-decade career, Julie has entertained and inspired audiences across the globe with her performances in My Fair Lady, Cinderella, Camelot, Mary Poppins, and The Sound of Music to name just “a few of our favorite things.” (more...)

BRIGADOON Awakens At The Candlelight Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2018

There is a legend that once every hundred years in the Scottish highlands the village of Brigadoon awakens and its awakening enthralls with its mystery, delightful characters, and a love story that transcends time. Directed by Bob Kelly, Candlelight's Brigadoon features Andy Boettcher and Jared Calhoun as adventurers Tommy Albright and Jeff Douglas who find themselves lost in the highlands when Brigadoon comes to life. Sophie Jones plays Fiona MacLaren who is at once smitten with Tommy, Analisa Wall is the feisty Meg Brockie who sets her eye on Jeff Douglas. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 1, 2018
by - Sep 1, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 1 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Photo Flash: Get A First Look At OLIVER at Goodspeed Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Goodspeed's production of OLIVER! Check out all new photos from the production below! (more...)

Feinstein's/54 Below Announces Full September Program
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2018

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Meet the Cast of Theatrical Tale BERNHARDT/HAMLET- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Aug 31, 2018

Roundabout Theatre Company's premiere of Theresa Rebeck's Bernhardt/Hamlet begins previews today. Get to know the cast as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

Jenny Powers and Matt Cavenaugh to Lead FALL MUNY MAGIC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

The Muny concludes its century of celebration with the seventh installment of its bi-annual concert series, Muny Magic at The Sheldon. (more...)

Lineup Announced For Broadway @ NOCCA's 2018/19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

Producer Mark Cortale has announced a star-studded lineup for the sixth season of his celebrated Broadway @ NOCCA concert series in New Orleans. Three of Broadway's biggest names will share the marquee with one of opera's premiere stars in 2018-19. (more...)

Plaque Honoring Alan Jay Lerner To Be Unveiled Friday At Theatre Royal Drury Lane
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

On Friday 31 August 2018 at 2.30pm a plaque will be unveiled at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane to celebrate the centenary of the birth of the legendary playwright and lyricist Alan Jay Lerner. (more...)

Adrianna Hicks to Be Too Beautiful for Words Leading Paper Mill's THE COLOR PURPLE; Full Cast and Creative
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

Paper Mill Playhouse has announced casting for The Color Purple, directed by Tony Award winner John Doyle. Cast members from the 2015 Broadway revival lead the Paper Mill Playhouse company, including Adrianna Hicks (Aladdin, Sister Act - Germany) as Celie, Carla R. Stewart (Ghost - National Tour, Rent - Regional) as Shug Avery and Carrie Compere (Holler If You Hear Me,Shrek the Musical - National Tour) as Sofia.  (more...)

Montana Repertory Theatre Launches 2018 Educational Outreach Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

University of Montana's Montana Repertory Theatre presents its Fall Educational Outreach Tour of Morgan and Merlin. Written by playwright Laramie Dean and directed by Rosie Ayers, this magical and mystical tale whisks us to another time and place where knights and dragons, kings and wizards rub elbows with a modern day sorceress with a fantastic surprise up her bejeweled sleeve. Played out by only two actors, the 50-minute play features puppetry, vocal recordings, and theatrical effects. (more...)

York Theatre Co Announces MIDNIGHT AT THE NEVER GET, CHRISTMAS IN HELL, and More This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2018

The York Theatre Company has announced the line-up for its 49th anniversary season at The York Theatre at Saint Peter's. (more...)

2018 Barrymore Award Nominations Announced For Excellence In Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2018

Theatre Philadelphia, the region's marketing and leadership organization for theatre, proudly announces the 2018 nominees for the Barrymore Award for Excellence in Theatre. Celebrating the rich, diverse professional theatre scene in the Greater Philadelphia region, the Barrymore Ceremony will be held on Monday, November 5th at 7pm at the Bok Building at 1901 S. 9th Street in South Philadelphia. Guests will continue the festivities with an after-party Celebration at the same location. Tickets for artists, supporters, and the general public are now on sale at www.theatrephiladelphia.org. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 19, 2018
by - Aug 19, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 19 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

SIERRA REIN Reprises Hit Debut Solo Show RUNNING IN PLACE at Laurie Beechman Theatre, 9/22 & 9/26
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2018

Sierra Rein launched her much-anticipated debut solo cabaret show RUNNING IN PLACE at The Laurie Beechman Theater in April and May and earned raves for a performance that weaved together American Songbook gems, contemporary Broadway and pop, and new cabaret classics, in an inspiring rundown on dreaming against all odds. Directed by James Beaman with Musical Direction by Bill Zeffiro (with Matt Scharfglass on Bass and Rex Benincasa on Drums), RUNNING IN PLACE features compositions by Stephen Sondheim, Dave Frishberg, Jeff Blumenkrantz, Zina Goldrich & Marcy Heisler, Kander & Ebb, and more. Such terrific notices merited a return engagement so Sierra will be reprising RUNNING IN PLACE on Saturday, September 22 at 2 pm and Wednesday, September 26 at 9:30 pm at The Laurie Beechman Theatre (407 West 42nd Street, Downstairs at the West Back Café, 212-695-6909). (more...)

Todd McKenney Will Appear In Conversation With David Campbell, Carlotta, Nancye Hayes And His Mother, Peta McKenney At Ensemble Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

With a career spanning three decades, actor, performer and host, Todd McKenney will be 'in conversation' at the Ensemble Theatre in September with four very special guests, Nancye Hayes, his mum Peta McKenney, David Campbell and Carlotta for an hour featuring songs, stories and conversation. This follows the success of his first The Casting Couch series held at Ensemble Theatre two years ago. (more...)

Gay Love Story in Wartime FLOWER OF IOWA Set to Premiere at New Works Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

A bold new drama about World War I and an unexpected and forbidden love between two soldiers - one American, one British - will have its world premiere at the 2018 New York New Works Theatre Festival. (more...)

Photo Flash: SISTER MARY IGNATIUS EXPLAINS IT ALL FOR YOU and THE ACTOR'S NIGHTMARE at Berkshire Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

Performances begin TONIGHT for the Berkshire Theatre Group production of Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All For You and The Actor's Nightmare by Christopher Durang. Directed by Matthew Penn, the cast features Harriet Harris, Anna O'Donoghue, Tom Story, Matthew Sullivan and Ariana Venturi. Performances will continue through August 31 at The Unicorn Theatre/The Larry Vaber Stage (6 East Street, Stockbridge, MA). Opening Night is Saturday, August 18 at 8:00pm. (more...)

A 60'S TRILOGY Is First Production Of New USVAA Veteran's Repertory
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2018

USVAA Vets Repertory and Revenant Stage (formerly The Elephant Theatre) present the world premiere of A 60's Trilogy, written by playwright and screenwriter Tommy Carter (Hellz Kitchen Ablaze, Remake for BET). (more...)

BWW Review: NEWSIES at Diamond Head Theatre Carries the Banner
by Cheyne Nomura - Aug 15, 2018

Every now and then, a show comes along which displays the mass talent of the community's younger generation. Such can be said with the recently closed Newsies in Honolulu, Hawaii's Diamond Head Theatre (DHT), commonly referred to as "The Broadway of the Pacific." While many spectacular features comprise this marvelous musical, what truly stands out is its impressive cast, elevated by its lead performances, choreography, and musical direction. (more...)

Pasadena POPS Season Finale Brings Two Tony Winners For The Best Of Hit Shows That Traveled From Broadway To Hollywood
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2018

Michael Feinstein and the Pasadena POPS close out their popular outdoor summer concert series at the Los Angeles County Arboretum on Saturday, September 8 with Broadway Goes to the Movies. The POPS season finale will provide a quintessential Feinstein experience with some of Broadway's greatest performers recreating songs from hit shows that traveled from 42nd St. to Hollywood. "This program is going to celebrate all the different musical aspects of Broadway and Hollywood," says Feinstein, who has put together a program spanning the Broadway canon from My Fair Lady to The Sound of Music to Jersey Boys. Highlights include "The Impossible Dream," "Can't Take My Eyes off of You," and "There's No Business Like Show Business," among many other beloved showtunes. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 14, 2018
by - Aug 14, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 14 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Jennifer Dinoia And Michael Campayno Reunite at Broadway At The Pierre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2018

Elphaba and Fiyero are back together again! The Pierre New York, A Taj Hotel is delighted to announce that former cast members Jennifer DiNoia and Michael Campayno will reunite for one night only as part of The WICKED Ozdust Series, an intimate set of performances leading up to the acclaimed musical's upcoming 15th anniversary. (more...)

Priscilla Lopez Joins Cast of OKLAHOMA! at Theatre Under The Stars
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2018

Tony Award winner Priscilla Lopez will lead the cast in the role of 'Aunt Eller' in Theatre Under The Stars' (TUTS) production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma!, the first show in the musical theatre company's 50th Anniversary Season. (more...)

Hayden Tee, Rob Compton, and Holly Dale Join The Royal Shakespeare Company's MATILDA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2018

The Royal Shakespeare Company's Matilda The Musical has announced new casting with Hayden Tee playing Miss Trunchbull alongside Rob Compton and Holly Dale Spencer as Mr and Mrs Wormwood. Gina Beck will continue to play Miss Honey, having joined the company in September 2017. Isobel Hubble and Francesca McKeown will join Sarah Munday and Olivia Wells in sharing the title role of Matilda. The multi award-winning production is currently playing its seventh year in the West End and is booking until 20 October 2019. (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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SECURITY! - A New Play By Patrick Hamilton Presented By The Secret Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2018

The Secret Theatre's annual Unfringed Festival presents Security!, a new play written by Patrick Hamilton and directed by Hannah Tova Wolff. Security! will run August 15th at 7:30 pm, August 19th at 3:00 pm, August 25th at 7:30 pm, and August 31st at 7:30 pm at The Secret Theatre - 4402 23rd St, Long Island City, NY 11101. Tickets are on sale for $18 and can be purchased at http://www.secrettheatre.com/Unfringed2018.html. (more...)

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