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LEONARD BERNSTEIN AND WEST SIDE STORY Talk Event Announced 9/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

2018 marks the 100th birthday of Leonard Bernstein, a composer who transformed musical theatre and left a legacy of truly American music (more...)

KURT VONNEGUT'S MOTHER NIGHT Launches The Fall Season At 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

59E59 Theaters is thrilled to present the NYC premiere of KURT VONNEGUT'S MOTHER NIGHT, adapted and directed by Brian Katz. Produced by The Custom Made Theatre Company with Executive Producers William & Ruth Isenberg and Leah Abrams, and Producer Jay Yamada, KURT VONNEGUT'S MOTHER NIGHT begins performances on Friday, October 5 for a limited engagement through Sunday, November 3. (more...)

RSC's ROMEO AND JULIET Comes to Theatre Royal
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

The Royal Shakespeare Company's 2019 tour Romeo and Juliet will run at Theatre Royal, Glasgow next year as part of a UK tour. Tickets are on sale to ATG Theatre Card holders on Tuesday 4 September on go on general sale on Friday 7 September. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For THE WILD DUCK at Almeida Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2018

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New Philharmonic Opens 2018-2019 Season With SHOW BOAT AND SHOW TUNES on Sept 29 & 30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

Four guest vocalists and the 100-voice Northwest Indiana Symphony Chorus join New Philharmonic for "Show Boat and Show Tunes," a showcase of popular songs coming from the partnerships of Hammerstein and Kern and Rodgers and Hart, at the McAninch Arts Center, 425 Fawell Blvd.; Saturday, Sept. 29 at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday, Sept. 30, 3 p.m. (more...)

The Verdi Chorus 35th Anniversary Season Ends with PASSIONE! OPERA!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

The Verdi Chorus 35th anniversary season culminates with its Fall 2018 concert Passione! Opera! for two performances only at the First United Methodist Church in Santa Monica on November 10 and 11 led by Founding Artistic Director Anne Marie Ketchum.   As the only choral group in Southern California that focuses primarily on the dramatic and diverse music for opera chorus, this program, which marks the end of a landmark year for the company, will feature selections from three Verdi operas - Aida, Don Carlo, and the famed chorus "Va, pensiero," from Nabucco, as well as operatic sequences from Boito's Mefistofele, Saint-Saens' Samson and Delilah, Catalani's La Wally and Offenbach's The Tales of Hoffmann. (more...)

CURSED CHILD, MEAN GIRLS & More Earn Nominations for Casting Society of America's Artios Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

The Casting Society of America (CSA) announced today the list of nominees for Outstanding Achievement in Casting in the television, theatre, short form series and short film categories. Nominees will be recognized at the 34th Annual ArtiosAwards, taking place on January 31, 2019, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles & Stage 48 in New York City. (more...)

Photo Flash: Go Inside Rehearsals For Goodspeed's THE DROWSY CHAPERONE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Go inside rehearsals for Goodspeed Musicals' The Drowsy Chaperone. Check out rehearsal photos below! (more...)

Leslie Margherita, Alice Ripley and More to Join The Skivvies for A HALLOWEEN HOOTENANNY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

The infamous Skivvies team up for their Green Room 42 return by popular demand in their well-miss SUNDAY BRUNCH PARTY. Known for their hit duo act that has toured the country stripping down music with Broadway guests, Lauren Molina and Nick Cearly are at the forefront of the cabaret industry. Come brunch, celebrate Easter, April Fool's day, and have a mimosa! (more...)

Brevard Symphony Kicks Off Season with Bernstein At 100
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

The Brevard Symphony Orchestra begins the 2018-2019 season, the Orchestra's 65th Anniversary, with a program celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Leonard Bernstein's birth.  Under the baton of Music Director and Principal Conductor Christopher Confessore, the concert will feature an all-Bernstein concert focused on the great composer's theatrical works, with excerpts from Candide, On the Town, West Side Story, Mass, and Fancy Free. (more...)

Utah Symphony Performs First Masterworks Of The 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

The last two weekends in September mark the first Masterworks concerts of the 2018-19 season, both conducted by Thierry Fischer. These concerts feature Beethoven's "Ode to Joy" and Gershwin's "An American in Paris." Tickets are priced from $15-$66 and can be purchased at utahsymphony.org or by calling (801) 533-6683. (more...)

BWW Review: New Horror and Grotesquerie as Phantom Moves to Coney for LOVE NEVER DIES
by Perry Tannenbaum - Sep 14, 2018

Your knees won't buckle when you enter Belk Theater to see LOVE NEVER DIES, Anthony Lloyd Webber's long-awaited sequel to The Phantom of the Opera. There's no gleaming chandelier looming ominously over ticketholders in the front rows, nor will you see any nooks or gargoyles spanning the stage proscenium. Until the curtain rose, about the only aspect of the new Lloyd Webber melodrama that reminded me of its predecessor on opening night was the size of the crowd who had come to see it. A near sellout - not too shabby for a musical that has never played on Broadway. (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth 'Comes Home' For Trio of Concerts With the Nashville Symphony
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 14, 2018

There's just something about Kristin Chenoweth. It's almost undefinable, perhaps even undescribable, yet as with any writer's efforts to put into words how remarkable the woman behind the image is, I'll give it my best shot, attempting to encapsulate the wonder that is Kristin Chenoweth in 2,000 words or less (but if I go over, don't judge too harshly - I'm simply stating the facts that prove the folly of my initial hypothesis). (more...)

Green Room 42 Hosts AN EVENING WITH PATTI PAGE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

Patti Page is being celebrated October 12 9:30PM at Green Room 42 as part of Blake Allen's 'An Evening With...' series. Called 'an important vehicle for musical preservation' (BroadwayWorld), the series is committed to honoring and educating audiences about the music of America from the early-mid part of the 20th century by setting these celebrated works with notable contemporary voices and new arrangements.  (more...)

Artist Series Concerts Of Sarasota Launches with Return of PIANO GRAND
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota launches its 23rd season with an exuberant reprise of "Piano Grand," the sell-out concert featuring five Steinway & Sons concert grand pianos together on one stage, Saturday, October 6, 4:00 p.m., at the Sarasota Opera House, 61 N. Pineapple Ave., Sarasota. (more...)

Margo Seibert to Debut New Album at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

Yellow Sound Label has announced the release of 77th Street, the compelling and heartfelt debut solo album from MARGO SEIBERT (more...)

BoHo Theatre Announces Cast of 110 in the Shade
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

BoHo Theatre brings its 2018 season to a close with the classic musical romance 110 IN THE SHADE with music by Harvey Schmidt and lyrics by Tom Jones (the songwriting team of THE FANTASTICKS and I DO! I DO!), and book by N. Richard Nash, based on his play THE RAINMAKER. (more...)

Utah Symphony 2018-19 Season Continues With Tributes To Leonard Bernstein
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

Utah Symphony continues the 2018-19 season with a tribute to the quintessentially American composer Leonard Bernstein to honor his 100th birthday. Bernstein on Broadway will present the late composer's greatest Broadway classics, featuring soprano Morgan James and conducted by Teddy Abrams on September 14 and 15, 2018, at 7:30 PM. (more...)

Princeton Symphony Orchestra Expands into Saturday Nights
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

In a move to attract new audiences to live orchestral music, the Princeton Symphony Orchestra has expanded its concert offerings to include Saturday night (8 pm) performances at Richardson Auditorium. (more...)

Lara Pulver And Stephen Mangan Join GUYS AND DOLLS At The Royal Albert Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

It was today announced that Lara Pulver, Stephen Mangan, Sharon D. Clarke and Paul Nicholas will join the cast of Guys and Dolls at the Royal Albert Hall. Pulver who recently won an Olivier Award for her performance in Gypsy, and is known for her roles in Sherlock and Spooks, will play Sarah Brown. Stephen Mangan, who was in the West End earlier this year in an anniversary production of Harold Pinter's The Birthday Party, joins the cast as the narrator. Clarke, most recently on stage in acclaimed Caroline, or Change, will take the role of General Cartwright and Nicholas will be Arvide Abernathy. They join previously announced cast including Adrian Lester, Jason Manford, Meow Meow, Clive Rowe and Joe Stilgoe. Guys and Dolls will come to the iconic London venue for three performances between 19 - 20 October, directed and choreographed by Stephen Mear (Gypsy, Hello Dolly!, Mary Poppins) and featuring the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra. This will be the first time it has ever been presented in its entirety at the venue. (more...)

Discover Bernstein's CANDIDE in New Workshop And Take A Sneak Peak Behind The Curtain
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

Explore the music of Leonard Bernstein's Candide and take a sneak peek behind the curtain at the stars of the show in rehearsal! (more...)

I PUT A SPELL ON YOU: THE RETURN OF THE SANDERSON SISTERS Comes to Le Poisson Rouge This Halloween
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

The Sanderson Sisters are back from the dead, and NO ONE wants to miss their return! Jay Armstrong Johnson and Danny Marin are proud to present I Put A Spell On You: The Return of the Sanderson Sisters! Back after two years of SOLD OUT shows, Jay and his cast of kooky characters are celebrating Halloween Salem Style! (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...)

Lookingglass Theatre Announces Casting For Mary Zimmerman's THE STEADFAST TIN SOLDIER: A CHRISTMAS PANTOMIME
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2018

Lookingglass Theatre Company announces casting for the world premiere of The Steadfast Tin Soldier: A Christmas Pantomime, from the story by Hans Christian Andersen, conceived and directed by Ensemble Member Mary Zimmerman. This family-friendly, holiday show runs November 7, 2018 - January 13, 2019 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson.  (more...)

The Columbus Symphony Will Hold a Leonard Bernstein Centennial Celebration Including ON THE TOWN, WEST SIDE STORY, and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2018

CSO Music Director Rossen Milanov leads the Columbus Symphony, guest violinist Daniel Rowland, guest soprano Jennifer Lynn Cherest, and the Columbus Symphony Chorus in a unique concert celebrating legendary composer, conductor, and educator Leonard Bernstein. This kaleidoscope of Bernstein's most popular Broadway works includes On the Town: Three Dance Episodes, West Side Story: Suite for Violin and Orchestra, and Candide: Overture, "Glitter and Be Gay," and Suite. (more...)

BWW Review: THE BERNSTEIN CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION at Tanglewood Music Center
by Marc Savitt - Aug 28, 2018

The BERNSTEIN CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION AT TANGLEWOOD concert was one of the largest and most significant performances taking place worldwide in recognition of what would have been Leonard Bernstein's 100th birthday. The unprecedented and unparalleled event marked the climax of Tanglewood's season-long celebration of the Bernstein Centennial. (more...)

Wagnerian Comedy MY PARSIFAL CONDUCTOR Will Premiere Off-Broadway This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

The Directors Company announces the world premiere of My Parsifal Conductor, a new play by Allan Leicht. Performances will begin on September 25 and will run through November 3 at the Marjorie S. Deane Theater at the West Side YMCA (more...)

WICKED FROZEN Extends Through 2019 at St. Luke's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

Producer John Lant is pleased to announce another extension of the Off-Broadway premiere, and newest hit, WICKED FROZEN, the untold parody musical of some magic ice witch princesses (with unexpected emotional bite), as it rocks out until the end of 2018, and is set to continue through the New Year. All Original songs with book and lyrics by Zoe Farmingdale and music and lyrics by Toby Singer. The production is directed and choreographed by Zoe Farmingdale. (more...)

2018 Suzi Bass Award Nominations Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018

The Suzi Bass Awards revealed nominations for the 2017-2018 Atlanta professional theatre season on Monday evening, August 27, to patrons and industry artists. The Suzi Nomination Party was generously hosted by Synchronicity Theatre, at 7:30pm, One Peachtree Pointe, 1545 Peachtree St. NE #102, Atlanta.   (more...)

Encompass New Opera Theatre Announces Cast For World Premiere Of ANNA CHRISTIE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018

Encompass New Opera Theatre will present the world premiere of Anna Christie with music by Edward Thomas set to a libretto by Joseph Masteroff, beginning on Thursday, October 4, 2018 at 8pm, running through Sunday, October 21, 2018, at the Baruch Performing Arts Center (at 55 Lexington Avenue, entrance on 25th Street, between Lexington and Third Avenues).  (more...)

Leonard Bernstein: Centenario del Gran Compositor Americano
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Aug 25, 2018

El autor de WEST SIDE STORY y director de la Filarmonica de Nueva York habria cumplido 100 años hoy (more...)

BWW Review: Chronofon Productions and Open Eye's DEAR LENNY: BERNSTEIN'S LIFE IN SONGS AND LETTERS is a Delightful 90 Minutes of Music, History, and Inspiration
by Jill Schafer - Aug 25, 2018

Leonard Bernstein. I know him mostly as the composer of one of my all-time favorite musical theater scores, WEST SIDE STORY (closing this weekend at the Guthrie), as well as other works ranging from classical to popular. But I never really knew much about the man behind the music or what his life was like. Thanks to Open Eye Figure Theatre and the team from Chronofon Productions (Bradley Greenwald, Dan Chouinard, Diana Grasselli, and Prudence Johnson), I now feel like I have an even greater appreciation for the music as well as the person who created it. DEAR LENNY: BERNSTEIN'S LIFE IN SONGS AND LETTERS is a well constructed and entertaining deep dive into the life and work of one of the best American composers of the 20th Century. (more...)

Celebrate Leonard Bernstein's 100th Birthday With Kristin Chenoweth's Curated Spotify Playlist
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2018

Tomorrow, August 25, marks what would have been legendary composer and conductor Leonard Bernstein's 100th birthday. Bernstein's work ranges from beloved musicals such as West Side Story and Peter Pan, to classic operettas like Candide. The author, pianist, and lecturer has inspired generations of composers, songwriters, singers, and artists, including Broadway standout Kristin Chenoweth. (more...)

Leonard Bernstein's NYC Residence Mapped As An LGBT Historic Site
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2018

The NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project has announced the digital publication of the Leonard Bernstein Residence at the Osborne Apartments to its online map, a dynamic continually-evolving catalogue of geographic locations significant to LGBT history. (more...)

New Philharmonic's 2018-2019 Season Opens with SHOW BOAT AND SHOWTUNES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2018

Four guest vocalists and the 100-voice Northwest Indiana Symphony Chorus join New Philharmonic for "Show Boat and Show Tunes," a showcase of popular songs coming from the partnerships of Hammerstein and Kern and Rodgers and Hart, at the McAninch Arts Center, 425 Fawell Blvd.; Saturday, Sept. 29 at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday, Sept. 30, 3 p.m. (more...)

Princeton Symphony Orchestra Opens Season with Bernstein Celebration Ft Violinist Daniel Rowland & Soprano Meghan Picerno
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

On Saturday, September 29 at 8 pm and Sunday, September 30 at 4 pm, the Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO) opens its six-concert Classical Series with a celebration of one of America's most revered composers and conductors, Leonard Bernstein. The concert features brilliant violinist Daniel Rowland performing the West Side Story Suite (arranged by William Brohn) for violin and orchestra, and stunning soprano Meghan Picerno singing "Glitter and be Gay" from Candide. (more...)

Mint Theater's DAYS TO COME Opens Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

Mint Theater will open Days to Come by Lillian Hellman on Sunday August 26th. Performances have been extended through October 6th at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street).  (more...)

Copland House Launches 10th Season At Merestead
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

Copland House's 2018-19 mainstage season will offer celebrations aplenty! Ranging widely across more than a century of American music, the popular series is Copland House's 10th at Westchester County's majestic Merestead estate in Mount Kisco, NY. Hailed by The New York Times for "all the richness of its offerings, first-rate fare, and reputation for quality," the series has become a destination for an enthusiastic and growing audience of musical adventurers seeking discoveries of the new, old, and unexpected. (more...)

Sony Classical Honors Leonard Bernstein's 100th Birthday with a Centennial Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2018

Sony Classical honors the great Leonard Bernstein with a celebration of what would have been the cultural icon's 100 th birthday. Bernstein, an American composer, conductor, pianist, writer, humanitarian, and twentieth-century pop-culture icon will be celebrated with a two-month social media and streaming campaign built around a new rollout of his popular legacy of recordings that are part of Sony Classical's library. (more...)

Sydney Philharmonia Choirs Present A Rare Concert Version Of Leonard Bernstein's CANDIDE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2018

Join Sydney Philharmonia Choirs for the highlight of their 2018 season, a rare concert performance of Leonard Bernstein's genius musical comedy masterwork, Candide, performed by an all-star Australian cast including Caroline O'Connor, Alexander Lewis, Phillip Scott, Annie Aitken and Kanen Breen. (more...)

Charlie Albright and California Symphony Celebrate BEETHOVEN AND BERNSTEIN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

2018-19 California Symphony season opener BEETHOVEN & BERNSTEIN features a return visit for internationally renowned pianist Charlie Albright, playing Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 3, and a celebration of beloved works by American icon Leonard Bernstein, including Symphonic Dances from West Side Story. Three Latin-American Dances for Orchestra by California native Gabriela Lena Franks rounds out a high-energy start to Donato Cabrera's sixth season as Music Director with the California Symphony.   Fast Facts: (more...)

Michigan Opera Theatre Single Tickets On Sale 8/20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

Single tickets for Michigan Opera Theatre's (MOT) 2018-19 season will go on sale next Monday, Aug. 20. The MOT opera series celebrates masterworks of literature turned opera, by authors like John Steinbeck and Voltaire. The MOT dance series will celebrate modern dance, following the movement through multiple generations. It also includes a program featuring ballet legend Alessandra Ferri as well as local favorite "The Nutcracker" with BalletMet. (more...)

Bistro Winning-Carole Demas & Sarah Rice Star In Expanded Version Of THANK YOU FOR YOUR LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

This year, a living legend of musical theatre turns 90: Lyricist-bookwriter Tom Jones (who also, under a stage name) appeared in the original company of his most famous and wildly successful record-breaking musical, The Fantasticks. His collaborator, composer Harvey Schmidt, just recently passed away. The production's record-breaking run closed, on January 13, 2002, after 17,162 performances. Their shows also include 110 in the Shade, I Do! I Do!, Philemon, Celebration and many more. And celebration is what it's about when Broadway veterans Carole Demas, who originated the role of Sandy in Grease, and Sarah Rice, who originated the role of Johanna in Sweeney Todd, return to celebrate Jones & Schmidt. Demas and Rice have based the show on their 50 years of work and personal relationships with Tom and Harvey. With very special guest Broadway's Hal Robinson who is also a Fantasticks alumni. (more...)

Las Vegas Philharmonic Celebrates Opening Night 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

The Las Vegas Philharmonic opens its 20th anniversary season on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 7:30 pm in Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts with a program celebrating the works of Bernstein, Rachmaninoff and Tchaikovsky.  Music Director Donato Cabrera will host a pre-concert conversation in Reynolds Hall one hour prior to the performance (6:30 PM) for patrons who want to learn more about the history and meaning behind the music to be performed that evening.  Following the concert, the Philharmonic will celebrate its 20th anniversary at a special reception with wine, coffee and dessert on Reynolds Hall stage ($50 per person, tickets separate from concert). (more...)

Tony Nominee Mark Baker Passes Away at 71
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2018

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Mark Baker, a Broadway veteran and Tony nominee, passed away yesterday, August 13. He was 71 years old.  (more...)

Opera San José Presents Mozart's THE ABDUCTION FROM THE SERAGLIO
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2018

On September 15th, Opera San Jose's 35th season opens with Mozart's comedy The Abduction from the Seraglio. The opera was commissioned by Emperor Joseph II, and as the myth goes when he first heard it, he complained to Mozart, 'That is too fine for my ears - there are too many notes.' Mozart replied, 'There are just as many notes as there should be.' (more...)

Timothy McCuen Piggee & Cynthia Jones To Star As Daddy Warbucks & Miss Hannigan In 5th Avenue's ANNIE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2018

Leaping lizards! The 5th Avenue Theatre is thrilled to announce that acclaimed Seattle actor Timothy McCuen Piggee and longtime 5th Avenue Theatre favorite Cynthia Jones will star as Daddy Warbucks and Miss Hannigan in this holiday season's production of the beloved musical Annie. (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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Extra Performances Added For The Run Of Jordan Seavey's HOMOS, OR EVERYONE IN AMERICA At The Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2018

Following critical acclaim and with the current run almost sold out, the European premiere of Jordan Seavey's Homos, or Everyone in America at the Finborough Theatre adds 3 extra Wednesday matinees due to public demand - 15, 22 and 29 August at 3pm. Josh Seymour directs Tyrone Huntley (The Academic), Harry McEntire (The Writer), Dan Krikler (Dan) and Cash Holland (Laila). The production completes its run on 1 September. (more...)

Cast Announced For Goodspeed Musicals THE DROWSY CHAPERONE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2018

Goodspeed Musicals is delighted to announce the cast of the spirited musical comedy The Drowsy Chaperone. This high-speed spoof will run September 21 through November 25, 2018 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, CT. [Official Press Opening will be October 10, 2018.] (more...)

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