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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."



Colter Wall's THINKIN ON A WOMAN Premieres Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

Colter Wall's THINKIN ON A WOMAN Premieres Today (more...)

Madison Actor Returns Home in In National Broadway Tour of SOMETHING ROTTEN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

Work Light Productions is proud to announce the complete cast for the National Tour of SOMETHING ROTTEN!, which makes its Wisconsin premiere at Overture Center Tuesday, Oct. 9-Sunday, Oct. 14. Local actor and arts administrator (Children's Theater of Madison, Four Seasons Theatre, Capital City Theatre) Brian Cowing will join the national tour's ensemble. (more...)

Tickets Now On Sale for ON YOUR FEET! in New Orleans
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

Hancock Whitney Broadway in New Orleans is pleased to announce that the New Orleans engagement of the hit Broadway musical ON YOUR FEET! - based on the life story of seven-time GRAMMY winning international superstar Gloria Estefan and her husband, 19-time GRAMMY winning producer-musician-entrepreneur Emilio Estefan - will go on sale Friday, Sept. 28 at 10 a.m. (more...)


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Live & In Color Closes Out Fall Retreat With New Work PRESENT PERFECT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

On September 22nd and 23rd, Live & In Color (L&IC) will be presenting Present Perfect, its final new work of the fall 2018 season. Present Perfect, a musical with book and lyrics written by Nancy Nachama Cheser and music by Jaime Lozano, tells the story of a group of immigrants who meet in an adult english class in New York City. (more...)

BROADWAY BALANCES AMERICA Returns Featuring ANASTASIA, COME FROM AWAY, and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

The Balancing Act, the award-winning morning show on the Lifetime Channel, is excited to announce that it has begun shooting the fifth season of the popular series, "Broadway Balances America," sponsored by Broadway Across America (more...)

54 Sings One Direction, And More Take the Stage This Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 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 www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS By Bess Wohl At Artists Rep Begins 10/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Starting October 7, Artists Repertory Theatre presents Bess Wohl's Small Mouth Sounds, directed by Shawn Lee. Artists Rep's 2016/17 season featured Wohl's American Hero, which was also directed by Lee. Small Mouth Sounds runs from October 7 through November 4 on the Alder Stage. (more...)

Great Opportunities Across the Country Available in this Week's BWW Classifieds 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 9/20/2018 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry. (more...)

Brainfeeder Announces 10th Anniversary Compilation 'Brainfeeder X'
by TV News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Brainfeeder today announces a special 10th anniversary compilation titled Brainfeeder X and releases a new remix by label founder Flying Lotus of Brandon Coleman's 'Walk Free'. (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...)

'Lee Shapiro Plays the Greatest Hits of Frankie Valli' to be Released September 28th
by TV News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

Who loves you, Frankie Valli? Your former musical director, Lee Shapiro, and he's releasing a tribute album to salute you for 45 years as a friend and mentor. (more...)

Dallas Summer Musicals Tickets Now On Sale For THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, is now on sale for the triumphant return Dallas engagement at the Music Hall at Fair Park. With newly reinvented staging and stunning scenic design, this new version of PHANTOM is performed by a cast and orchestra of 52, making this one of the largest productions on tour in North America. PHANTOM comes to Dallas as part of the Dallas Summer Musicals (DSM) and Broadway Across America (BAA) Broadway season. (more...)

BWW Review: MAN OF LA MANCHA at the John W. Engeman Theatre lead by Janet Dacal, Richard Todd Adams, and Carlos Lopez
by Melissa Giordano - Sep 19, 2018

Northport's gorgeous John W. Engeman Theatre does it again with a stellar showing of theatre staple Man Of La Mancha, the second show of their dazzling 12th Season. This incarnation of the Tony winner, running through October 28th, is excellently directed by Peter Flynn and boasts an extraordinary cast. Long Island is certainly lucky to have this production lead by Broadway vets Janet Dacal, Richard Todd Adams, and Carlos Lopez. (more...)

Lee Shapiro Tributes Frankie Valli with New Album and Concert Dates
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

Who loves you, Frankie Valli? Your former musical director, Lee Shapiro, and he's releasing a tribute album to salute you for 45 years as a friend and mentor. (more...)

New Musical THE STRANGER FROM SEVILLE to Receive Industry Readings
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

Quill and Quaver Associates P/L will present industry readings of The Stranger From Seville - A New Musical, based on The Mapmaker's Opera by Bea Gonzalez, with music by Kevin Purcell and book & lyrics by Victor Kazan.  Directed by Martin Platt, with music direction by Matt Castle and orchestrations by Mark Buys, the readings will be held on Tuesday, September 25.   (more...)

Travel Channel Gets Dangerous Close to Real MONSTER ENCOUNTERS With Real Wildlife Expert Casey Anderson
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

Wildlife expert Casey Anderson is not afraid to get dangerously close to the largest and fiercest creatures on the planet. In Travel Channel's new series “Monster Encounters,” premiering on Tuesday, October 30 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT, his mission is to track down and document evidence of animals so large, or unusual, that they defy belief. Employing the latest technologies and his lifetime of wildlife experience, Anderson travels to remote corners of the earth in search of elusive creatures. Throughout the eight hour-long episodes, he leaves no stone unturned, collecting clues and connecting the dots until he gets up-close and personal with the beasts he seeks. (more...)

The 'Broadwaysted' Podcast Welcomes Back Aaron J. Albano Fresh Off the HAMILTON National Tour
by Broadwaysted - Sep 19, 2018

He's BAAAACCCKKKK! We've lifted the Embargo and are thrilled to welcome back #FriendoftheShow Aaron J. Albano fresh from his run in the Philip Company of the Hamilton tour! (more...)

Dixon Place Hosts World Premiere of YOUTHANDDEATH
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

Dixon Place proudly presents the world premiere of YouthandDeath, the debut evening-long work by chrisbelldances (choreographer, Chris Bell,) a semi-autobiographical piece of dance-theater investigating themes of mortality and the cyclical nature of life. The piece will be presented at Dixon Place's main stage (more...)

Photo Flash: Bess Wohl's Darkly Comic AMERICAN HERO Opens IAMA Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

IAMA Theatre Company opens its 2018-19 season with a darkly comic celebration of the power of teamwork and unity to overcome adversity. James Eckhousedirects the Los Angeles premiere ofAmerican Hero, opening Sept. 21 in aPasadena Playhouse guest production at the Carrie Hamilton Theatre. Performances will continue through Oct. 21, with low-priced previews beginning Sept. 15. (more...)

The Love Show And Corn Mo Present THE CORN MO AND LOVE SHOW SHOW At The Slipper Room
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

On the fourth Monday of every month, two of NYC's most beloved underground acts join forces to bring a monthly, intimate evening of entertainment to the legendary Slipper Room. Charming troubadour and raconteur Corn Mo brings his patented combination of original songs, quirky, off-kilter anecdotes, and charisma, framed by The Love Show Dancers' dance performance, burlesque, and sweet surprises! This month, our special guest is comedic genius Chris Rozzi, whose hilarious characters will keep you in stitches! (more...)

Nic Greenshields, Katie Hall, and More Join LES MISERABLES Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

Cameron Mackintosh's forthcoming UK and Ireland tour of his acclaimed production of the Boublil and Schonberg musical "LES MISERABLES" is already set to break records ahead of opening at Curve, Leicester on Saturday 3 November 2018. (more...)

Cast Announced For SEUSSICAL at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

This November, Marc Pickering (Boardwalk Empire, HBO; Les Miserables, Universal Pictures; Sleepy Hollow, Paramount Pictures) will star as the mischievous Cat in the Hat in Immersion Theatre's larger-than-life musical extravaganza, Seussical the Musical. He is joined by Scott Paige (Eugenius, The Other Palace; The Addams Family, UK/Asia Tour; Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, UK Tour/West Yorkshire Playhouse) as the warm-hearted Horton the Elephant and Amy Perry (Bananaman, Southwark Playhouse, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Adelphi Theatre; Sweet Charity, Cadogan Hall) as the humble Gertrude McFuzz in this high-energy production for 'thinkers' of all ages. (more...)

AN INSPECTOR CALLS At The Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

Winner of 19 major accolades, including multiple Tony, Olivier and Drama Desk Awards, Stephen Daldry's (Billy Elliot, The Crown) multi award-winning production of J.B. Priestley's classic thriller An Inspector Calls will kick off a four-city U.S. tour at Shakespeare Theatre Company from November 20 through December 23, 2018. (more...)

BWW Previews: FRÅN BROADWAY TILL DUVEMÅLA at Sweden Tour
by Annette Stolt - Sep 18, 2018

Romance that began as a one-off when singer Viktoria Tocca set it up at the Berwaldhallen in Stockholm in spring of 2016, which continued as a tour around Sweden is now entering its sixth season this fall. Interest in the show has been very large with sold out houses, standing ovations, spontaneous dancing in the crowd and brilliant reviews of an ensemble with a solid track record. See the tour schedule below. (more...)

Photo Flash: MAN OF LA MANCHA at the John W. Engeman Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

The John W. Engeman Theater announces the cast and creative team for MAN OF LA MANCHA. Performances begin on Thursday, September 13 at 8:00pm and run through Sunday, October 28, 2018. (more...)

Non-Stop Entertainment Coming Up At The Black Box This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

THE BLACK BOX, an exciting theater, concert, and event venue provides Franklin and surrounding towns with non-stop entertainment.  In the next few weeks alone, audiences can experience everything from fantastic local bands to Broadway stars. (more...)

A BRONX TALE, ANASTASIA, CATS and More Announced for Broadway in Chicago Off-Season; Tickets On Sale This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to announce its next season will go on sale to the public this Sunday, September 23. The season includes: A BRONX TALE, ANASTASIA, Cats and Tony Award-winning COME FROM AWAY, FALSETTOS and A BAND'S VISIT. (more...)

THIRTEEN's Series NATURE Returns to PBS
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

This fall, THIRTEEN's Emmy and Peabody Award-winning series Nature returns to PBS for its 37 th season, presenting new episodes Wednesdays at 8 p.m. on PBS beginning October 24 (check local listings) with Super Cats, A Nature Miniseries, which introduces wild cat behavior captured on film for the first time. (more...)

MusicWorks To Present 15 Classic Folk & Rock Concerts At Old School Square In Delray Beach
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

MusicWorks today announced that it would be presenting 15 classic folk and rock concerts October through April at Old School Square, located at 51 N. Swinton Avenue in Delray Beach. Ten of the concerts will be presented in the venue's Crest Theatre, while five will be held in Old School Square's outdoor Pavilion. (more...)

Ann Hampton Callaway, XANADU Reunion, and More Take 54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

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 www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Photo Coverage: MAN OF LA MANCHA Opens at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 16, 2018

The John W. Engeman Theater announces the cast and creative team for MAN OF LA MANCHA. Performances begin on Thursday, September 13 at 8:00pm and run through Sunday, October 28, 2018. (more...)

Review: THE UNTRANSLATABLE SECRETS OF NIKKI CORONA Takes Audiences on a Phantasmagorical Journey to What's Beyond
by Shari Barrett - Sep 15, 2018

Have you ever wished for one more chance to say something to someone who has passed away suddenly? What if there was an organization that could arrange for messages to be delivered to those who have died by pairing you up with someone terminally ill who agrees to deliver that message once they have passed on? Would you do it? And what if it was extraordinarily expensive with no way of knowing if your message was ever received? That is the simple magical premise of THE UNTRANSLATABLE SECRETS OF NIKKI CORONA, a new play written by Obie Award-winning playwright Jose Rivera, premiering at the Geffen Playhouse through October 7. (more...)

Sarah Siddons Society Names Betty Buckley Star of the Year
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

Betty Buckley, star of stage, screen and television will accept the "Actor of the Year" Award at this year's Sarah Siddons gala fundraiser. (more...)

Danny Dyer And Jo Brand To Star In NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL In London
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

The producers of the smash-hit 'NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL' are thrilled to announce Danny Dyer will star as 'Hollywood Producer' and Jo Brand as 'The Critic' in the London run of the production at the Eventim Apollo, from 19 to 31 December. (more...)

Broadway's BOOK OF MORMON Now On Sale at Hobby Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

Back by popular demand, THE BOOK OF MORMON, returns to Houston for a limited engagement January 15 - 20, 2019 at the Hobby Center.  Single tickets will go on sale Friday, September 14 at 10:00 a.m.  Tickets will be available at the Hobby Center Box Office (800 Bagby, Houston, TX 77002) and all Ticketmaster outlets; online at www.TheHobbyCenter.org or www.BroadwayAtTheHobbyCenter.com; or by calling (713) 315-2525 or (800) 982-2787.  Group orders of 10 or more may be placed by calling (888) 451-5986 or e-mail houston.groups@broadwayacrossamerica.com. (more...)

Northern Stage Among First Regional Theaters In Country To Present Broadway Hit OSLO
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

J.T. Rogers' Oslo, winner of the 2017 Tony Award for Best Play, and Sarah Ruhl's Dear Elizabeth play in rotating repertory live on stage at the Barrette Center for the Arts in White River Junction, VT. Oslo plays September 19 - October 21 and Dear Elizabeth, October 4 - 28. For tickets and information, call (802) 296-7000 or visit northernstage.org. Tickets start at $19 for students and $34 for adults. (more...)

THE VAGINA ODYSSEY Comes to United Solo Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

This award winning show is a vulnerable, provocative, and hilarious look at living with a vagina in a world that shames all things vagina. The show chronicles Sarah's journey from the confusion of puberty, to healing painful sex issues, to finding purpose, pleasure and a source of vulnerable, feminine power. Along the way Sarah encounters a 400 pound Goddess, a gang of feral pussy Cats, and a talking vagina who has a lot to say and also loves telling jokes. (more...)

Katrina Lenk, Heather Headley, Brandon Victor Dixon, and More to Perform at Gala Honoring Andrew Lloyd Webber
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

The American Theatre Wing announces performers for their annual Gala honoring the iconic composer, producer, ardent philanthropist, and newly-minted EGOT recipient Andrew Lloyd Webber (more...)

Storyhouse Stages Its First Ever Comedy Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

Prepare to laugh your way through autumn at Storyhouse Chester as the leading city arts venue stages its first ever Comedy Weekend. (more...)

Wilson Announce How To Be A Baller US Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

Hot on the heels of their latest release Tasty Nasty, an album three years in the making, Wilson are set to embark on a headline tour of the United States on the 'How To Be A Baller Tour.' The tour will kick off on October 18th in Green Bay, WI and will run through November 1st where it wraps up in Lancaster, PA. Along the way, Wilson will bring their unique brand of f**kery to numerous cities including Lincoln, NE; Columbus, OH; and Brooklyn, NY to name a few markets. Labelmate Hyro The Hero will open the shows for Wilson. Wilson has also recently been confirmed as direct support for a run of Steel Panther dates starting in late November. All ticket and show information can be found at: www.wilsonpartyanimals.com. (more...)

Hyro The Hero Announces Fall US Tour with Wilson
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

Los Angeles hip-hop rocker Hyro The Heroannounces 'How To Be A Baller' tour with RED labelmates Wilson. Hyro will be joining Wilson as direct support for the tour, which kicks off on October 18th in Green Bay and wraps in Lancaster on November 1st. Tickets are available for purchase on Hyro's website HERE. (more...)

BWW TV: THE NEVERLAND NIGHT - Homenaje a Edu del Prado (Highlights)
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Sep 11, 2018

La noche del 10 de septiembre amigos y familiares rindieron tributo al desaparecido Edu del Prado en un concierto muy especial en la Sala Bogart de Madrid. (more...)

Wayne Sleep OBE to Lead Cambridge Arts Theatre's ALADDIN Pantomime
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

Cambridge Arts Theatre has announced that world-renowned ballet dancer, choreographer and TV personality Wayne Sleep OBE will lead the cast of its 2018 family pantomime, Aladdin, in the role of Abanazar. (more...)

The Nashville Association of Talent Directors Announces Honorees for the 8th Annual NATD Honors Gala
by TV News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

The Nashville Association of Talent Directors (NATD) has announced six highly-respected honorees who will be recognized at the 8th Annual NATD Honors Gala scheduled for November 7, 2018, at the Hermitage Hotel. Tickets for the gala can be purchased here. (more...)

Rosemary Loar's SPOOLIE GIRL--A Family-Friendly Fractured Rock Fairy Tale--Opens 9-Show Run at Actors Temple, 10/17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

Musical theater actor and Award-winning New York Cabaret performer Rosemary Loar is bringing her original musical SPOOLIE GIRL to the Actors Temple Theatre (339 W 47th St, New York) for a nine-show run from October 17-27. Loar, who wrote the music and lyrics, and co-wrote the book with her late husband Robert Atwood, calls the show “a family-friendly fractured rock fairy tale.” SPOOLIE GIRL is a suddenly orphaned eco-friendly teenager from Kenya who comes to New York City. Wearing magical curlers called “spoolies” in her hair, she is able to read people's thoughts as songs, while navigating a world consisting of her narcissistic, fashionista Aunt, a Fairy Godmother (but way hipper), and a quirky neighbor who walks an invisible dog. And that's her support group. Along with Loar, the cast features Loar, Claire Lilley, and Michiko Sasaki. (more...)

Spencer Theater Winter Season 2018-19 On Sale Now
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

Follow the yellow brick road to the theatrical wonderland of Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts in Alto, N.M. where some of the finest touring productions come to full flourish on stage this autumn 2018 through spring 2019. (more...)

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE's Chaz Wolcott to Choreograph FPAC's NEWSIES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

The Franklin Performing Arts Company will welcome Chaz Wolcott of So You Think You Can Dance fame to choreograph their upcoming production of Disney's Newsies. It had previously been announced that Broadway's Clay Thomson would choreograph, but due to scheduling conflicts (Thomson will be joining the Original Broadway Cast of King Kong), Wolcott will be taking over. (more...)

Mamie Parris Will Return to SCHOOL OF ROCK as Rosalie
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

Andrew Lloyd Webber's smash hit School of Rock - The Musical will welcome back to the halls of Horace Green, Mamie Parris, as Principal Rosalie Mullins beginning on Tuesday, September 25, 2018. She will play the role through the show's final performance on January 20, 2019 and succeeds Katherine McLaughlin, who plays her last performance on Sunday, September 23, 2018. (more...)

Scoop: Coming Up on the Season Premiere of AFV on ABC - Sunday, September 30, 2018
by TV Scoop - Sep 10, 2018

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on the Season Premiere of AFV, airing on ABC on Sunday, September 30, 2018! (more...)

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