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Based on Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by T.S. Eliot

The longest running, most popular, North American Touring Production in history!

There's no better way to introduce your family to the wonders of live theatre than with the magic, the mystery, the memory of CATS. What began as a musical about cats after Andrew Lloyd Webber picked up a book of poems in an airport bookshop has become one of the longest running shows in Broadway's history. Winner of seven Tony Awards including Best Musical, CATS features 20 of Andrew Lloyd Webber's timeless melodies, including the hit song "Memory."

VIDEO: Can You Hear Them? The Go Go's Talk the Road to Broadway with HEAD OVER HEELS!
by Stage Tube - Mar 9, 2018

Head Over Heels, the new musical comedy featuring the iconic songs of The Go-Go's - the most successful female rock band of all time - will officially open on Broadway at Hudson Theatre (141 West 44th Street) on Thursday, July 26, 2018 (performances begin Saturday, June 23). Check out a chat with the ladies themselves as they head down the long road to Broadway with their timeless catalogue of  pop hits! (more...)

Cast Announced For LES MISERABLES At Overture
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2018

???????Casting for Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg's Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, LES MISERABLES, has been announced for its much-anticipated Madison engagement at Overture Center from the Arts direct from a celebrated two-and-a-half year Broadway engagement. Tickets are very limited. For availability, please visit the Overture Center box office (201 State Street), or call 608.258.4141.  For a sneak peek, please visit (more...)

Photo Throwback: Laurie Beechman Attends 1982 Theatre World Awards
by Walter McBride - Mar 9, 2018

Today we're flashing all the way back to 1982 to see late Broadway star, Laurie Beechman, attending the Theatre World Awards in New York City. (more...)

THE STONE WITCH to Begin Performances Off-Broadway on Monday 3/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2018

Producers Darlene Kaplan, Laura Janik Cronin and Scott Newsome, in association with Alec Seymour, present the Off-Broadway premiere of The Stone Witch, a play by Shem Bitterman (A Death in Colombia, Influence).  Performances begin Monday, March 12, 2018 for an open-ended engagement atThe Westside Theatre - Upstairs (407 West 43rd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues).  Opening Night is Sunday evening, March 25, 2018 at 6:30PM. (more...)

American Pops Orchestra Opens COLE PORTER AFTER DARK With Betty Who, Liz Callaway, Mo Rocca, and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

Maestro LUKE FRAZIER and THE AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will conclude their star-studded third season with Let's Misbehave: Cole Porter After Dark at the Orchestra's new home, Arena Stage at The Mead Center for American Theater (1101 Sixth Street SW) on Saturday, May 19 at 8:00 PM. Let's Misbehave will feature guest stars Betty Who (the pop star making her orchestra debut), Liz Callaway (Tony Award nominee, voice of Disney's Princess Jasmine and Anastasia), Ali Ewoldt ((Phantom of the Opera on Broadway), Helen Hayes Awards Winner), Vishal Vaidya (Groundhog Day on Broadway), and Mo Rocca ('CBS Sunday Morning,' NPR's 'Wait Wait…Don't Tell Me!'). Conductor Luke Frazier will lead a 20-piece orchestra in an evening directed by Kelly Crandall d'Amboise. Tickets are on sale now at (more...)

BWW Review: BroadHollow Theatre Company's FORBIDDEN BROADWAY'S GREATEST HITS
by Melissa Giordano - Mar 8, 2018

It is a breath of fresh air seeing a production that is all about laughs and silliness. No message, no plot... just a terrific comedic cast making an audience forget about life for a bit. In BroadHollow Theatre Company's boffo showing of the off-Broadway hit Forbidden Broadway's Greatest Hits, they show the staunch theatre snobs that it's OK to have a sense of humor about their beloved shows. (more...)

National Geographic: Symphony for Our World 2018 Worldwide Tour Dates Announced
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

National Geographic andJason Michael Paul Entertainment, Inc.haveformed a new partnership topresentthe all-newNational Geographic: Symphony for Our World, which will begin touring in April 2018.Combining stunning National Geographic natural history footage with an original symphony and theme created by Emmy- and BAFTA-nominated Bleeding Fingers Music, featuring composers Austin Fray and Andrew Christie, Symphony for Our World is a breathtaking musical journey through some of the world's most incredible wildlife spectacles. With MGP Live as the official promoter, more than 50 shows are planned for 2018, and initial tour dates are now available for a limited pre-sale and public on-sale beginning March 9. (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...)

ALWAYS, PATSY CLINE Returns To The Media Theatre This Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

After a successful run this past summer, 'Always, Patsy Cline' returns to The Media Theatre March 15 to April 1. Featuring Broadway's Jenny Lee Stern as the legendary country singer, the hit show has performances on Thursdays at 7:30pm, Fridays at 8pm, Saturdays at 8pm, and Sundays at 3pm. (more...)

Corinthians Present ANIMALIA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2018

Inspired by, and not wanting to miss out on, Mad March the Corinthian Singers of Adelaide have decided to put on a surprise concert on 3:00 pm, 25 March at St John's, Halifax St, Adelaide - and the theme is animals. (more...)

Andrew Lloyd Webber's UNMASKED: THE PLATINUM COLLECTION Now Available to Download or Stream
by Oliver Oliveros - Mar 18, 2018

British composer and impresario of musical theater Andrew Lloyd Webber's latest album collection 'Andrew Lloyd Webber: Unmasked - The Platinum Collection' is now available to download or stream at made possible by MCA Music (Universal Music Philippines). (more...)

BWW Interview: Actor Nick Cordileone Goes Green Sharing his Life as Timon in the National Tour of Disney's THE LION KING at the BJCC
by David Edward Perry - Mar 18, 2018

Nick Cordileone has spent the past eight years giving life to the wise cracking meerkat Timon in the national tour of Disney's The Lion King. Hi hilarious performance is accentuated with impressive puppetry. Cordileone brings a sharp wit and tender heart to the loyal friend of Simba and Pumbaa. Attributes that he is no stranger to. (more...)

2018-19 PNC Broadway Lights Season to Include DEAR EVAN HANSEN, Betty Buckley in HELLO, DOLLY! and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2018

Blumenthal Performing Arts announces another extraordinary lineup for its upcoming 2018-19 PNC Broadway Lights season featuring eight new shows including six time 2017 Tony Award and 2018 Grammy Award winning Best Musical Dear Evan Hansen, Tony-winning Best Musical Revival Hello, Dolly! starring Broadway legend Betty Buckley and the hit Broadway musical Disney's Aladdin. (more...)

Casting Announced For I WISH MY LIFE WERE LIKE A MUSICAL At Crazy Coqs
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2018

Suzie Mathers reunites with Wicked co-star Oliver Savile, along with Rocky Horror's Liam Tamne and Diana Vickers, in this sparkling new comedic musical revue, created by Alexander S. Bermange and directed by Paul Foster I Wish My Life Were Like A Musical sets out to present everything that you could possibly want to know about being a musical theatre performer… if only there were any who would dare to admit it. (more...)

Segerstrom Center For the Arts Announces 2018-19 Broadway Season Including DEAR EVAN HANSEN, Betty Buckley in HELLO, DOLLY! and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2018

A season of Tony Award-winning Broadway hits - Center premieres and returning favorites - await audiences during Segerstrom Center for the Arts' 2018-2019 Broadway and Curtain Call Series, plus a special Bonus Offer. Coming to the Center for the first time are Waitress, Dear Evan Hansen, Come From Away, Disney's Aladdin, and Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. There will be new productions of the Tony Award®-winning Best Musical Revival Hello, Dolly! starring Broadway legend Betty Buckley, Fiddler on the Roof and Cats. The season also includes two shows with remarkable and touching stories and iconic songs, Beautiful - The Carole King Musical and The Phantom of the Opera. (more...)

BWW Review: Carrie St. Louis and Isaac Sutton Kick Off Their Israel Tour of BROADWAY-ISRAEL
by Ronit Suzan - Mar 17, 2018

In celebration of Israel's 70th Anniversary, Isaac Sutton and Broadway's Carrie St. Louis, who is currently playing Off-Broadway as Annette in Le Poisson Rouge's production of Cruel Intentions: The Musical, opened their Israel tour of their show Broadway-Israel at the Kiryat Motzkin Theatre Hall. (more...)

Axelrod Performing Arts Center Presents A Fred Astaire Tribute
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2018

The Axelrod Performing Arts Center (APAC) is celebrating the Fred Astaire songbook on Sunday, April 8 at 3 p.m. with star vocalists Danny Bacher and Alexis Cole, who recently appeared together at Carnegie Hall, and two leading Broadway dancers, Cory Lingner("On the Town," "American in Paris") and Eloise Kropp ("Dames at Sea," "Cats"), performing with an all-star jazz band led by Dr. Art Topilow on piano, with Aaron Weinstein on violin, Mike Lee on saxophone, Doug Clarke on guitar, Rudy Petschauer on percussion and Gary Mazzaroppi on bass. (more...)

Kristin Stokes And Peter Laprade Join THE CAPULET PARTY; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2018

Kristin Stokes (The Lightning Thief, The Ballad of Little Jo) and Peter LaPrade (The Lightning Thief) have joined the line-up for THE CAPULET PARTY at The Green Room 42 on Monday, March 19th at 9:30pm! (more...)

BWW Review: Full of Contradictions and Multitudes, Lena Hall Nails the Part in THE ART OF THE AUDITION
by Ashley Steves - Mar 16, 2018

Quite the contradiction, no one is as simultaneously surprised and unfazed by Lena Hall's success as Lena Hall. (more...)

George Abud, Lesli Margherita, and More to Join Presentations for DANGEROUS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2018

Producer Neal Rubinstein announced today that the Broadway-aimed new musical DANGEROUS will receive upcoming presentations this spring. On Monday, March 19, the cast of DANGEROUS will perform the songs of DANGEROUS in concert at the National Arts Club (15 Gramercy Park South) at 8pm. (more...)

It's Loverly! Meet the Cast of MY FAIR LADY- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Mar 15, 2018

Lincoln Center Theater's upcoming production of Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady is officially in previews! Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

Tron Theatre Launch 2018 Mayfesto Season Exploring The Brutal Complexities Of Family Life
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2018

Mayfesto is the Tron Theatre's mini-festival of edgy and provocative new work - now very firmly fixed in our annual calendar. This year, the festival will present new drama exploring the brutal complexities of family life - situations where not everything is black and white. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Nicole Scherzinger nos habla sobre su participación en UNMASKED
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Mar 15, 2018

La actriz y cantante, que fue Grizabella en el revival de Cats en Londres, ha grabado una nueva version de 'Memory' para el nuevo disco tributo a Andrew Lloyd Webber. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at LOCK AND KEY at VAULT Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2018

This March the world premiere of a brand new musical from Barlow & Smith starring Tiffany Graves (Chicago, Sweet Charity, West End) and Evelyn Hoskins (Carrie, Southwark Playhouse, Peter and the Starcatcher, Royal & Derngate, Mrs Henderson Presents) comes to VAULT Festival for a strictly limited run directed by Adam Lenson (Superhero, Songs for a New World) (more...)

Scoop: Coming Up On All New MOM on CBS - Thursday, April 5, 2018
by TV Scoop - Mar 15, 2018

Get all the scoop on Coming Up On All New MOM, airing on CBS on Thursday, April 5, 2018! (more...)

Donell James Foreman, George Salazar & Joe Iconis, And More Come to Feinstein's/54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2018

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

BWW Blog: Spring Break, Summer Stock Auditions, and New Work at a Local Theatre
by Student Blogger: Kyle Mason - Mar 15, 2018

After 9 weeks of intense classes, rehearsals for two shows, and performances of one, it feels great to be back home for a week with some time off. After a successful run of Jasper in Deadland, I immediately started rehearsals for the IU departmental production of City of Angels. It's been so exciting to be working on my first mainstage production here! (more...)

Liz Callaway Returns to 54 Below This May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

Emmy Award winner and Tony® nominee Liz Callaway returns to Feinstein's/54 Belowin her all new show, A Hymn to Her, for four performances only: May 22, 24, 25 and 27 at 7PM. (more...)

Disney's ALADDIN to Anchor Broadway at the Hobby Center 2018-2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

Broadway at the Hobby Center announced the lineup of shows for its 2018-2019 Season today. Tony Award® winners, premieres, and all-time favorites make up the new season of nine productions, including two season options. (more...)

by Marianka Swain - Mar 14, 2018

Jonny Labey's past work ranges from EastEnders and winning TV show Dance Dance Dance to White Christmas and In the Heights on stage. He's now starring as rebellious Scott in Strictly Ballroom The Musical, which begins previews at Piccadilly Theatre on 29 March. (more...)

Photo Flash: Lena Hall Rocks Cafe Carlyle
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

Tony-winner and Grammy nominee Lena Hall returns to Cafe Carlyle with an all-new show, The Art Of The Audition: From Falling Apart to Nailing The Part, March 13-17. (more...)

VIDEO: Ricky Gervais Loves Cats More Than Humans
by Stage Tube - Mar 14, 2018

Ricky Gervais appeared on last night's Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Ricky talks about the 10th remake of The Office happening in India and why his cat annoys him much less than humans. Watch the clip below! (more...)

Andrew Lloyd Webber Announces The New London Theatre Is To Be Renamed After Legendary Choreographer Dame Gillian Lynne
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

Andrew Lloyd Webber has today announced that the New London Theatre is to be renamed in honour of the trailblazing choreographer Dame Gillian Lynne. The theatre will be formally recognized as the Gillian Lynne Theatre later this year and will be the first West End theatre to be named after a woman. (more...)

WAITRESS - A Slice Of Broadway Magic Comes to Dallas!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

Dallas Summer Musicals, Inc. (DSM) and Broadway Across America (BAA) are thrilled to announce Waitress will play the Music Hall at Fair Park for a limited two-week engagement March 28 - April 8, 2018. (more...)

Walton Arts Center Announces 2018-19 P&G Broadway Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2018

Walton Arts Center is excited to announce the 2018-19 Procter & Gamble Broadway Series, which includes eight must-see shows. Broadway subscriptions can be renewed or purchased now by calling our Box Office at 479.443.5600. Single tickets to all Broadway and regular season shows will be available this summer. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2018

ASU Gammage will bring the best of Broadway to Tempe again in the 2018-2019 ASU Gammage Desert Financial Broadway Across America - Arizona Season. The new season features everything you'd wish for including the winner of six 2017 Tony Awards and 2018 Grammy Award winner DEAR EVAN HANSEN; beloved Broadway hit Disney's ALADDIN; and the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival HELLO, DOLLY! starring Broadway legend Betty Buckley! The season will also include Broadway hits WAITRESS and ON YOUR FEET!, family favorite CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY and the smash-hit comedy THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG. (more...)

The International Tour Of Disney's THE LION KING Begins Performances In Manila This Sunday, 3/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2018

After over 2 months of rehearsals, the excitement in Manila is building as the world's #1 musical begins performances this weekend at The Theatre at Solaire. The first international tour of THE LION KING kicks off in the Philippines before additional engagements in Singapore, Korea and Taiwan. (more...)

Jessica Hendy to Headline Gettysburg Community Theatre's Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2018

???????Gettysburg Community Theatre (GCT) the not-for-profit 501c3 community theatre located at 49 York Street in historic downtown Gettysburg, will present their 10th Annual Gala Some Enchanted Evening 7-11pm Saturday, April 14, 2018 at the home of Michael and Jane Rice in New Oxford. This year's event will include fine food from Artistic Catering of York, a silent and live auction, open bar for beer and wine, and live entertainment from Broadway star Jessica Hendy. (more...)

You Go Glen Coco! Meet the Cast of MEAN GIRLS- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Mar 12, 2018

Mean Girls is taking Broadway back to the clique-life of high school starting tonight! Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

Corinthian Singers Of Adelaide Present Animalia
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2018

The Corinthian Singers of Adelaide present Animalia, a menagerie of song celebrating the Birds and Beasts, 3:00 pm Sunday 25 March 2018 at St John's Church, Halifax Street, Adelaide. Tickets are $30 and $20 at the door, children 12 and under free. Book online at (more...)

BWW Review: Syracuse City Ballet Charms With ALADDIN at Crouse Hinds Theater
by Natasha Ashley - Mar 12, 2018

The Syracuse City Ballet, the only professional ballet serving the Central New York community, brought the enchanting ballet of Aladdin to life this past weekend at Crouse Hinds Theater in Syracuse, New York. The production was directed and choreographed by founding artistic director Kathleen Rathbun and it once again brought down the house. Like all Syracuse City Ballet productions, this one provided a wonderful opportunity for local professional, pre-professional, and student dancers to perform alongside national and international guest artists. (more...)

THE DIRTY THIRTY Attempts to Perform 30 Plays in One Hour at VAULT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2018

The Dirty Thirty is a collection of thirty original plays which Degenerate Fox will valiantly attempt to perform within just one hour. These plays could be anything: comedy, drama, dance, games, songs, rants, personal, political, experimental - and stuff there just isn't a name for yet. But they're all honest, and they're all fantastically succinct. (more...)

Photo Flash: Rachel Chavkin Directs SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS at Philadelphia Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2018

Philadelphia Theatre Company presents the Ars Nova production of the Obie Award winning play Small Mouth Sounds, written by Bess Wohl and directed by Tony nominee  Rachel Chavkin (Natasha Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812). In the overwhelming quiet of the woods, six wildy dissimilar runaways from city life embark on a week-long silent retreat. Guided by an unseen guru and pledging a vow of silence, these strangers confront internal demons both profound and absurd. Both contemplative and funny, Small Mouth Sounds is a cleverly conceived and sharp observation of the pursuit of wellness and the achingly human need to connect.  Small Mouth Sounds will preview on March 13 and opens on March 14, 2018. The show will run for 24 performances through April 1, 2018 at Philadelphia Theatre Company at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre (480 S. Broad Street). Tickets are on sale starting at $25 at, at the box-office, or by calling 215-985-0420. (more...)

Colombia's Mariana Herrera Takes Center Stage in RAGTIME: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2018

It's the thrill of a lifetime for 14-year-old Mariana Herrera Jury who is currently lighting up the stage in "Ragtime: The Musical," directed and choreographed by Luis Salgado, now playing at Axelrod Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Lily Tomlin Joins Voice For The Animals Comedy Night, 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2018

Emmy and Tony-winning, Academy Award-nominated actress and animal advocate Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie) joins co-star June Diane Raphael (Grace and Frankie) and other comedic guests to bring the laughs to "Wait Wait...Don't Kill Me!," a night of unforgettable comedy and entertainment benefiting Voice For The Animals Foundation (VFTA) that will hilariously take on the year in animal news, views and other topical animal events. This annual fundraiser, hosted by actor Paul Scheer (The League), will take place Friday, April 27, 2018 at 8:00 p.m. at the Broad Stage Theatre in Santa Monica. All proceeds will support VFTA as they continue their fight for creating respect and empathy for animals through education, rescue, legislation and advocacy. (more...)

Way Off Broadway Welcomes The Return of A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2018

???????In 2002, The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre opened its season with a set of new owners and the hilarious musical comedy farce A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. Sixteen years later, the Kiska family, who purchased the theatre in 2002, and Way Off Broadway are very excited to see the return of one of the funniest shows to ever appear on the WOB stage. Forum will continue the theatre's 2018 Mega-Mini Season, running March 23rd - May 19th. (more...)

Lakewood Playhouse Announces Its Landmark 80th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2018

???????The Lakewood Playhouse Celebrates Its 80th Anniversary Season with Seven Premier Shows!  All our shows embrace the theatre that we have become, while keeping our eyes towards evolving towards the future!  Season Ticket Renewals are currently underway and will be open to New Season Ticket Buyers on May 25th, 2018! (more...)

Betty Buckley Headlines Colonial Williamsburg Palace Garden Party
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2018

Colonial Williamsburg invites revelers to an evening of 18th-century-inspired entertainment and frivolity at Mr. Jefferson's Palace Garden Party from 7-9 p.m. on May 4, featuring a timeless performance by star of stage and screen Betty Buckley, a 2018 Colonial Williamsburg Revolutionary in Residence. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret: Lena Hall, Jennifer Diamond, Kyle Taylor Parker & More This Week!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2018

What good is sitting alone in your room this week? If you don't already have plans to see a Broadway show, come out to see your favorite Broadway stars in a cabaret act instead. Highlights this week include: (more...)

Ne-Yo Named Music Choice Artist of the Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2018

Music Choice is celebrating Black History Month with music and exclusive content from R&B Superstar Ne-Yo. The program will highlight Ne-Yo as Music Choice's Artist of the Month throughout February and feature an exclusive interview with him, along with two hosted playlists where he picks his favorite R&B music videos from artists who have changed the game and a playlist featuring his hit songs. Ne-Yo's entire collection of music videos and audio tracks will be featured throughout the month of February across Music Choice Music Channels, On Demand and on the Music Choice app. (more...)

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