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Music Center Pavilion (Los Angeles, CA)
Los Angeles, CA

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Through a series of English music-hall turns, Charlie Chaplinís life story unfolds.


FEAST, CHALK, THANK YOU, ROBOT and More Set for July at UNDER St. Marks & The Kraine Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade has announced its July 2017 lineup at UNDER St. Marks and The Kraine Theater. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Wayne Brady and More to Take Part in THE 24 HOUR MUSICALS: LOS ANGELES Benefit
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

On July 17, 2017, distinguished artists from across the nation's entertainment industry will come together in Los Angeles for a gala production of The 24 Hour Musicals: Los Angeles, an intensive theatrical endeavor where a team of more than 100 (including artists from Broadway, film, television and music) will come together to write, compose, rehearse and perform four original musicals within a 24-hour time span at the beautiful The Theater at Ace Hotel. (more...)

Line-Up Announced for 19th Annual Festival of Independent Theatres
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2017

Intrepid theatergoers know the place to get their fix of summertime art is the Bath House Cultural Center and the annual Festival of Independent Theatres, presented each summer against the beautiful shores of White Rock Lake. (more...)

BWW Review: TAPE FACE, Garrick Theatre
by Rona Kelly - Jun 8, 2017

Almost two and a half hours in a theatre with no talking. You might think you're at the ballet (and you may be, given one of the skits). Returning to the London stage, Sam Wills dons his signature mouth tape once again. He may be silent, but audiences are screaming for Tape Face. (more...)

BWW Review: WAITING FOR GODOT Tops Spoleto's Edgy Theatre Lineup
by Perry Tannenbaum - Jun 8, 2017

Spoleto Festival USA has gone from last year's 40th anniversary geniality to its customary edginess, and Druid Theatre's WAITING FOR GODOT wonderfully keynotes that shift at Dock Street Theatre. (more...)

Paper Mill Playhouse Announces 2017 Rising Star Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

As one of the nation's leading professional theaters and recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director) has a well-earned reputation for launching both performers and shows to Broadway. (more...)

Centenary Stage Company Announces SUMMER JAMFEST 2017 Overview
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Centenary Stage Company 2017 Summer Jamfest is jam packed with an array of exciting musical guests.  Set to rock the Lackland Performing Arts Center all summer long, Centenary Stage Company's 2017 Summer Jamfest will feature; Drive:  A Tribute to the Cars on Saturday, July 15 at 8pm; The Doo Wah Riders on Saturday, July 22 at 8pm; The British Invasion Years on Saturday, July 29 at 8pm; the Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra on Saturday, August 5 at 8pm and Dr. K's Motown Revue on Saturday, August 12 at 8pm.  All performances will be held in the Sitnik Theater of the Lackland Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Paper Mill Selects Students for 2017 Summer Musical Theatre Conservatory
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Tony Award for Regional Theatre, has selected students to be a part of the theater's prestigious Summer Musical Theatre Conservatory for 2017. (more...)

National Alliance for Musical Theatre Announces Lineup for the FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

National Alliance for Musical Theatre (Betsy King Militello, Executive Director) is thrilled to announce the line-up of new musicals for their 29th Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thursday, October 19 and Friday, October 20, 2017 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues). The Festival will kick off on Wednesday, October 18 with its celebrated concert, The 46th Minute. (more...)

Lineup Announced for NAMT's 2017 FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

National Alliance for Musical Theatre has announced the line-up of new musicals for their 29th Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thursday, October 19 and Friday, October 20, 2017 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues). The Festival will kick off on Wednesday, October 18 with its celebrated concert, The 46th Minute. (more...)

Granddaughter of Silent Film Superstar Harold Lloyd to Make an Appearance at CAPA Presentation of THE FRESHMAN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Opened in 1928, the lavish Ohio Theatre was built to be a movie house, complete with an extravagant theatre organ to provide the soundtrack of the day's silent films. On July 20 and 21, the Ohio returns to its roots with the CAPA Summer Movie Series presentation of silent film The Freshman starring Harold Lloyd. (more...)

Told By An Idiot Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Building upon the company's reputation for collaboration, innovation and artistic ambition, Told by an Idiot's Artistic Director Paul Hunter today announced plans for the company in 2017/18.  These include a tour to China, the premiere of a new work, a residency at the Barbican and a major educational initiative with one of the UK's leading drama schools. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Theatre du Soleil's A ROOM IN INDIA, Coming to Park Avenue Armory
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

This December, Theatre du Soleil and its founder, theater icon Ariane Mnouchkine, come to Park Avenue Armory in the North American Premiere of their new work A Room in India (Une chambre en Inde). The work follows the adventures of a touring French theater company stranded in India without a director while the world around them falls into disarray. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the production! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Alice Ripley, Christiane Noll & More Sing the Musicals of the Last Decade at Broadway By The Year
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jun 20, 2017

Tony Award winner Alice Ripley (Next to Normal), Erin Davie (Sunday in the Park with George, Side Show, Grey Gardens) and Drama Desk honoree Danny Gardner (Dames at Sea) will join Tony Award nominees Brandon Uranowitz (Falsettos, An American in Paris) and Christiane Noll (Ragtime, Chaplin, Jekyll & Hyde)  two-time Nightlife Award winner Scott Coulter  and more took part in for Town Hall's Broadway by the Year Series last night. (more...)

Tony Award-Nominees Brandon Uranowitz & Christiane Noll & More Set for BROADWAY BY THE YEAR at Town Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Tony Award-Nominees Brandon Uranowitz (Falsettos, An American in Paris) & Christiane Noll (Ragtime, Chaplin, Jekyll & Hyde) and two-time Nightlife Award-Winner Scott Coulter and more to be announced are set to appear at Town Hall's Broadway by the Year Series on Monday, June 19 at 8pm. (more...)

PBS Kids Series SPLASH AND BUBBLES Celebrates 'Ocean Friends Forever' For World Oceans Day
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

The JimHenson Company, Herschend Studios and PBS KIDS are kicking off 'Ocean Friends Forever,' a social media and community engagement initiative with multiple PBS station events across the country the week of June 1-8, to coincide with the internationally celebrated World Oceans Day on June 8. The effort is themed around the new PBS KIDS series SPLASH AND BUBBLES, which encourages children to explore ocean science and marine biology. SPLASH AND BUBBLES airs daily on PBS stations nationwide and is available for free on PBS KIDS digital platforms. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 18, 2017
by - Jun 18, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 18 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 17, 2017
by - Jun 17, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 17 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/17/2017
by - Jun 17, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 6/17/2017. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 16, 2017
by - Jun 16, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 16 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 15, 2017
by - Jun 15, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 15 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Magic, Real-Life Inspiration and Funk to Take the Stage at New Victory Theater This Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

The New Victory Theater announces its 22nd season as New York's premier performing arts venue entirely devoted to kids and families. From October 13, 2017 through June 17, 2018, The New Victory Theater will feature seven American companies amongst its 15 productions from around the globe, including three world premieres and five U.S. premieres. (more...)

Alice Ripley, Alex Brightman, Erin Davie and More to Highlight Musicals of the Last Decade in BROADWAY BY THE YEAR at Town Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Tony Award winner Alice Ripley (Next to Normal), Tony Award nominee Alex Brightman (School of Rock), Erin Davie (Sunday in the Park with George, Side Show, Grey Gardens) and Drama Desk honoree Danny Gardner (Dames at Sea) will join Tony Award nominees Brandon Uranowitz (Falsettos, An American in Paris) and Christiane Noll (Ragtime, Chaplin, Jekyll & Hyde) and two-time Nightlife Award winner Scott Coulter for Town Hall's Broadway by the Year Series on Monday, June 19 at 8pm. (more...)

Gromalot Theatre Factory's SNACK Returns for a Second Helping
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

???????Post Fringe run at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center from June 23-25, 2017 Orlando, FL - Fresh off a successful run at the Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival, Gromalot Theatre Factory's Snack will burst onto the intimate Mandell Theater stage for an three additional performances. Fun for all ages, Snack follows a business woman on the go who just wants a minute to eat; as well as a young soda jerk who is convinced he has found love in a cup of coffee. Running from June 23-25, 2017 at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center, this incarnation of Snack features several additional scenes that audiences did not see at Orlando Fringe. 'Audiences who enjoyed Snack at Orlando Fringe will have the chance to get the full helping with scenes we had to cut to meet our Fringe run time,' said Brandon Roberts, Artistic Director for Gromalot Theatre Factory.  'Snack is fast paced, great for everyone, and will leave folks hungry for more.'    (more...)

Notable Stage Artists Join Planet Connections' PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2017

A notable company of stage artists join a powerhouse team of playwrights and directors for Planet Connections' Playwrights for a Cause, Sunday, July 23, 2017 (more...)

NY Philharmonic and Bravo! Vail Extend Residency Through Summer 2022
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Bravo! Vail and the New York Philharmonic have announced a five-year extension of the Orchestra's annual summer residency through the summer of 2022. The Philharmonic has been performing at Bravo! Vail since 2003. (more...)

Shows Announced for August at East Lynne Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

     In keeping with East Lynne Theater Company's 2017 theme of 'The American Dream,' the company is proud to present special events in August focusing on the Suffrage Movement in 1912, a film classic from 1914, a tempestuous relationship during the Jazz Age, and literature from the Roaring Twenties. (more...)

Classic Film Scores Featured on Judy Garland: Soundtracks, Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Mint Audio Records is proud to announce the release on July 25, 2017 of a new 2-CD 48-track set, Judy Garland: Soundtracks. (more...)

Brooklyn's On Stage at Kingsborough Announces 2017-2018 Performing Arts Season!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

On Stage at Kingsborough, a leading performing arts presenter located at Brooklyn's Kingsborough Community College is pleased to announce its 2017-2018 season, featuring world class artists from around the globe. On Stage at Kingsborough brings top notch performing arts to Southern Brooklyn with an eclectic roster of artists spanning multiple genres including music, dance, and family programming. (more...)

Dick Van Dyke Will Receive Britannia Award for Excellence In Television
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles (BAFTA Los Angeles) is pleased to announce that beloved actor Dick Van Dyke will receive the Britannia Award for Excellence in Television at the 2017 AMD British Academy Britannia Awards Presented by American Airlines.  This year's event will take place on Friday, October 27, 2017 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. (more...)

Audacity Theatre Lab to Premiere THE GREAT DICTATOR at FIT 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Audacity Theatre Lab has announced the World-Premiere of Jaymes Gregory's new stage adaptation of the original 1940 Charlie Chaplin satire The Great Dictator at the 2017 Festival of Independent Theatres, running July 14- August 5th. (more...)

Backstage Bite with Katie Lynch: COME FROM AWAY's Jenn Colella & Astrid Van Wieren Whip Up On The Fly Blueberry Poundcake Muffins!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 18, 2017

In this latest episode, we bring you very special guests from Come From Away- Tony nominee Jenn Colella and Astrid Van Wieren. For the recipe for Katie's On The Fly Blueberry Poundcake Muffins, visit: www.backstagebite.com (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: Half Hour Call w/ Chris King Welcomes CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY's Kathy Fitzgerald
by Half Hour Call with Chris King - Jul 13, 2017

Today's guest is Kathy Fitzgerald. Kathy has had a career in entertainment for over 30 years and has worked on Broadway in 'THE PRODUCERS', 'WICKED', '9 TO 5', and a whole bunch more including TV/film. We talk about how she met Charlie Chaplin at 12 years old and how at 40 years old she learned the power of the word 'No.' (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- A Snowball's Chance In Hell
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 13, 2017

BWW speaks to the creators of A Snowball's Chance In Hell ahead of their run at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

Scoop: KEVIN CAN WAIT on CBS - Thursday, August 3, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jul 13, 2017

Get all the scoop on KEVIN CAN WAIT, airing on CBS on Thursday, August 3, 2017! (more...)

Centenary Stage Co. presents SUMMER JAMFEST: PEACHERINE RAGTIME SOCIETY ORCHESTRA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

The era of silent film comes alive again at Centenary Stage Company with The Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra on Saturday, August 5 at 8pm in the Lackland Performing Arts Center as the 2017 Summer Jamfest continues.  Based in Annapolis, MD, The Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra has been hailed as 'the premier American ragtime ensemble' by The Washington Post and is rapidly becoming the leading professional ragtime orchestra in the United States.  (more...)

Syfy Films Releases REALIVE in Theaters & On VOD, Digital HD This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Syfy Films today announces the release of the upcoming sci-fi film REALIVE, in theaters on September 29 and on VOD and Digital HD on October 3. (more...)

Film Works Alfresco Presents Special Free Screening of GOLD DIGGERS OF 1933
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

'We're in the Money!' and other standards will fill Inwood Hill Park as the inaugural FREE outdoor summer cinema series Film Works Alfresco continues Monday, July 17 with the classic dance spectacular film Gold Diggers of 1933. (more...)

HBO to Present Intimate Portrait of Iconic Film Director in SPIELBERG, Premiering 10/7
by TV News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

One of the most famous filmmakers in the world, Steven Spielberg pulls back the curtain on his remarkable career more than ever before in the exclusive HBO presentation SPIELBERG (more...)

BWW Interview: Dean Elliott of THE SIMON & GARFUNKEL SHOW at APPELL CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
by Christy Brooks - Aug 8, 2017

SIMON & GARFUNKEL SHOW is an "internationally- acclaimed hit theatre show" that is coming to The Appell Center for the Performing Arts, in York, PA, on September 24, 2017. (more...)

Breaking: Amy Schumer, Laura Benanti, Keegan-Michael Key, and Alan Tudyk to Lead Steve Martin's METEOR SHOWER on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

BroadwayWorld has just officially learned that Steve Martin's new play METEOR SHOWER will be coming to Broadway's Booth Theatre this fall starring Emmy and Peabody Award-winning comedian Amy Schumer, Tony-winner Laura Benanti, another Emmy and Peabody Award-winner Keegan-Michael Key, and Alan Tudyk. (more...)

The Dominion Theatre, Home to AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Completes £6m Refurbishment
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

London's Dominion Theatre, home to Christopher Wheeldon's stunning reinvention of the Oscar winning Hollywood musical An American in Paris, has completed a £6 million restoration and unveils a brand new double-sided LED screen on Tottenham Court Road, the largest and highest resolution projecting screen on the exterior of a West End theatre.                                                (more...)

Gene Kelly & More Featured on 'Judy Garland: Classic Duets'; Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

JSP Records is proud to announce the release on August 4, 2017 of JUDY GARLAND: CLASSIC DUETS, a 4-CD 109-track set produced by John Stedman that will include 15 tracks never previously issued on CD. (more...)

Berkeley Rep presents World Premiere of IMAGINARY COMFORTS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

???????Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the world premiere of Imaginary Comforts, or The Story of the Ghost of the Dead Rabbit, written by Daniel Handler and directed by Tony Taccone. The new play begins previews on Thursday, October 5 and the show runs through Sunday, November 19. Individual tickets begin at $30 and can be purchased online at berkeleyrep.org or by phone, 510 647-2949. Press night will be on Thursday, October 12. (more...)

Michael McGrath, Michael Mastro, Leslie Kritzer and Laura Bell Bundy to Headline THE HONEYMOONERS at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, by special arrangement with Jeffrey Finn, has announced casting for the world-premiere production of the new musical comedy The Honeymooners, based on the CBS television series, with book by Dusty Kay and Bill Nuss, music by Stephen Weiner, and lyrics by Peter Mills. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS STORY Will Fill You With Holiday Cheer at Thalia Mara Hall This December
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

A CHRISTMAS STORY is coming to Thalia Mara Hall in Jackson, Mississippi for one performance on December 26. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 14, 2017
by - Aug 14, 2017

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...)

New Autumn/Winter Season at Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

There's something for everyone at Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre this autumn and winter with shows ranging from festive family entertainment to political drama, and including music and dance. (more...)

Christiane Noll & Mariand Torres Join Sunday's BWAY JAZZ SESSION
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Christiane Noll (Ragtime, Chaplin) and Mariand Torres (Wicked, In Transit) will be the featured vocalists in the next installment of 'Russ Kaplan's Broadway Jazz Session,' the new monthly series which presents In Transit composer Kaplan's innovative jazz interpretations of current Broadway favorites. (more...)

Brevard Symphony Orchestra Presents SUNDAY WITH THE SYMPHONY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Music fans of all ages are invited to spend "Sunday with the Symphony" on Sunday, August 20th at Barnes & Noble in West Melbourne.  (more...)

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