Charlie and the Chocolate Factory on Tour


This Week at 54 Below: Matthew Morrison, Kelli O'Hara, Eva Noblezada, Brandon Uranowitz and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

This week at Feinstein's/54 Below The Drowsy Chaperone In Concert, Matthew Morrison, 54 Sings Jason Mraz, The Skivvies and more! (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 1/7/18
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 1/7/2018. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 1/8
by - Jan 8, 2018

Welcome to this week's edition of BroadwayWorld's exclusive WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for the week ending 1/7/2018. (more...)

Natalie Charle Ellis and F. Michael Haynie Headline Next Madame's Soiree, January 18
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

Cabaret patroness Madame Mathieu has selected Natalie Charle Ellis (School of Rock, Les Miserables), and F. Michael Haynie (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Wicked) as guests of honor at the January 18th edition of the Bistro Awards Critics' Pick Madame Mathieu's Soiree. The duo will perform alongside a distinguished group of artists from a variety of disciplines in the first edition of Season 3 of the show. The winners of the first ever Denovan Residencies, the most comprehensive development grants in New York cabaret, will be announced at the event. (more...)

VIDEO: Kyle Taylor Parker Performs 'I Feel Pretty' for 'Soul Sessions'
by Stage Tube - Jan 8, 2018

In addition to this on Monday January 15 at 9:30pm, KYLE TAYLOR PARKER, known for his work on BROADWAY in the original casts of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and KINKY BOOTS, and for headlining the first national tour of KINKY BOOTS, makes his Green Room 42 debut in THE SOUL SESSION, an evening of showtunes and pop standards reimagined into soul stirring arrangements. The evening will feature music from Hairspray, West Side Story The Color Purple and more. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 7, 2018
by - Jan 7, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 7 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 6, 2018
by - Jan 6, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 6 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Keegan Theatre Presents DC Premiere of UNNECESSARY FARCE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2018

The Keegan Theatre opens 2018 with the Washington, DC premiere of Paul Slade Smith's award-winning stage comedy, UNNECESSARY FARCE. Opening on January 23, this delightfully hilarious comedy is directed by Ray Ficca and features actors Jon Townson, Noah Shaefer, Mario Baldessari, Karen Novack, Emily Levey, Jenna Lawrence and Christopher Herring. Ray Ficca most recently appeared on the Keegan stage as Flan in SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION. 'We're thrilled to have Ray back at Keegan, this time in the director's seat,' says Susan Marie Rhea, Keegan's artistic director and Ficca's co-star in SIX DEGREES. 'He brings a deep familiarity with this piece and its playwright, a natural sense of the rhythm and energy that farce requires, and an approach to directing that perfectly suits Keegan's aesthetic and collaborative culture. We're eager for UNNECESSARY FARCE to open, so that we can delight and uplift our Keegan audiences during this cold and often dreary season!' (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 5, 2018
by - Jan 5, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 5 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

THE FRIDAY SIX: Get to Know Your Favorite Broadway Stars- CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY's Emily Padgett!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2018

In this week's edition, we caught up with Emily Padgett, who is currently starring in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at the Lunt Fontanne Theatre. (more...)

Casting Announced for CHICKEN SOUP and FROST/NIXON at Sheffield Theatres
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2018

Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres Robert Hastie today announces full casting for the world premiere of Chicken Soup. by Ray Castleton and Kieran Knowles the latter of whom returns to Sheffield Theatres after the success of Operation Crucible; and the regional premi re of Peter Morgan's smash hit play Frost/Nixon. (more...)

John W. Engeman Theater Announces Cast of ONCE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2018

The John W. Engeman Theater announces the cast and creative team for ONCE. Performances begin on Thursday, January 18 at 8:00pm and run through Sunday, March 4, 2018. (more...)

Sierra Stages Announces Open Auditions for JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2018

Sierra Stages is pleased to announce open auditions for its summer 2018 production of the musical JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH , playing from July 12 August 4 at the historic Nevada Theatre in Nevada City. Robert Rossman directs, with music direction by Ken Getz. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 4, 2018
by - Jan 4, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 4 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN Tours to Seattle January 2019, Full Line Up for Broadway at The Paramount
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

The 2018/2019 KeyBank Broadway at The Paramount season brings another year of extraordinary entertainment to The Paramount Theatre, with a schedule full of classic, familiar titles and brand new, award-winning productions. (more...)

Devin Ilaw, Brandon Uranowitz, and More Lead One Night Only Benefit Performance of NEXT TO NORMAL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

Quintessence of Dust Theatre Company/Rachel Kunstadt announce the complete cast of the one night only performance of Pulitzer Prize winning musical Next to Normal to benefit The JED Foundation. Directed by Daniella Caggiano and with music direction by Janet Noh, the event will take place on Thursday, February 1st at 7:00 pm at JCC Manhattan on 334 Amsterdam Avenue on the Upper West Side. (more...)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: January 4, 2018
by BWW Special - Jan 4, 2018

Looking to buy last minute tickets to a Broadway show? Don't know what to see? Trying to find a theater? (more...)

Piedmont Players Announces New Youth Theatre Program
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2018

Piedmont Players Theatre's is excited to announce a new youth education program for young actors. We proudly announce the introduction of the Norvell Stagecraft Production of Charlie & The Chocolate Factory. Join PPT Guest Director- Gwen Matthews for a fun filled 8 week study of theatre performance culminating in a public stage performance of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 2, 2018
by - Jan 2, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 2 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - January 2nd - My Fair Lady Tops Upcoming Production Growth!
by Alan Henry - Jan 2, 2018

The top growing current Broadway musicals were The Band's Visit (7.59%), Once On this Island (4.23%), Spongebob (4.22%), School of Rock (2.45%) and Come From Away (1.48%). The top growing current Broadway plays were Farinelli and the King (11.85%), Latin History for Morons (2.98%), Play That Goes Wrong (1.05%), Meteor Shower (0.84%) and Parisian Woman(0.40%). (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 12/31/17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2018

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 12/31/2017. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 1/2
by BWW Special - Jan 2, 2018

Welcome to this week's edition of BroadwayWorld's exclusive WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for the week ending 12/31/2017. (more...)


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Cast Announced for Planned Parenthood Benefit at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents The Ladies Who Lunch: An Evening for Planned Parenthood of NYC, on February 1st, 2018, at 9:30 PM. Directed and produced by Claire Manship and the evening's performers, The Ladies Who Lunch is a night featuring songs that help woman verbalize, vent, and discuss their specific issues, wherein a portion of the proceeds will go to Planned Parenthood of NYC. (more...)

2018/19 Hippodrome Broadway Series to Include HAMILTON and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2018

Ron Legler, President of the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center, home of the Hippodrome Theatre, has announced the lineup of shows for the new 2018/19 Hippodrome Broadway Series. With seven shows direct from Broadway and two Season Options, the season is anchored by the Baltimore premiere of HAMILTON, in addition to new musicals, Blockbuster Tony Award-winners and returning audience favorites. (more...)

FLIGHT Takes Off at the McKittrick Hotel
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

The McKittrick Hotel (530 West 27th Street, NYC), home of Sleep No More, announces the North American premiere of Flight, an original form of theatrical story-telling direct from an award-winning run at The Edinburgh International Festival. Previews for the limited 8-week engagement will begin on January 30. (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 1/14/18
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 1/14/2018. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 1/16
by - Jan 16, 2018

Welcome to this week's edition of BroadwayWorld's exclusive WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for the week ending 1/14/2018. (more...)

Previews Begin Tomorrow For Terrence McNally's FIRE AND AIR At CSC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

Classic Stage Company presents the world premiere of Terrence McNally's Fire and Air, directed by John Doyle. The production begins performances tomorrow, Wednesday, January 17 at CSC (136 East 13th Street) for a limited engagement through Sunday, February 25. Opening night is Thursday, February 1. (more...)

Child Casting Announced For The UK and Ireland Tour Of MATILDA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

Today, the Royal Shakespeare Company announces the child casting for the first five venues of the Matilda The Musical 2018/19 UK and Ireland Tour. The title role will be shared by Annalise Bradbury, Lara Cohen, Poppy Jones and Nicola Turner. The West End production will continue to play at the Cambridge Theatre, where it is now in its seventh year and is booking until 10 February 2019. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief January 15th, 2018: Kandi Burruss Makes Her Broadway Debut in CHICAGO, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Jan 15, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Atlanta Real Housewife @Kandi Burruss makes her Broadway debut in @ChicagoMusical, and more! (more...)

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - January 15th - Once On This Island and Farinelli Top Growth!
by Alan Henry - Jan 15, 2018

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Once On This Island (4.41%), Spongebob (3.37%), The Band's Visit (2.56%), Miss Saigon (2.42%) and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (1.29%). The top growing current Broadway plays were Farinelli and the King (4.40%), Parisian Woman (3.91%), Latin History for Morons (3.38%), Meteor Shower(0.99%) and Play That Goes Wrong (0.79%). (more...)

Lisa O'Hare, Oyoyo Joi and Emily Padgett Join SESSION GIRLS at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Oyoyo Joi (The Book Of Mormon Broadway) as cellist Mariana, Lisa O'Hare (A Gentleman's Guide To Love And Murder Broadway) as producer Celia Webb, and Emily Padgett (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Broadway; Bright Star Broadway) as Nashville musician Lucinda in Session Girls on March 6, 2018, 9:30PM. A raucous and heartfelt evening of original tunes about three working women in the music industry, Session Girls gives us the inside scoop on music-producer-in-training Joli Nye (Lauren Worsham), bawdy backup vocalist Cocoa (Lesli Margherita), classical cellist Mariana (Oyoyo Joi), and their trials and tribulations as they navigate the music world, their love lives, and the untenable travail of a big studio merger! (more...)

Closing Up Shop! CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Takes Final Broadway Bows
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2018

The factory is all out of golden tickets. Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory plays its final Broadway performance today, January 14, 2018 after playing 27 previews and 305 regular performances at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street). (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret: Jennifer Damiano, Kyle Taylor Parker & More This Week!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 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...)

BWW's On This Day - January 14, 2018
by - Jan 14, 2018

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

Cast Announced for BROADWAY VALENTINE at Queens Theatre - Alysha Umphress and Cody Williams; Kyle Dean Massey and Taylor Frey; Stephen Buntrock and Tony Nominee Erin Dill
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

Queens Theatre (Taryn Sacramone, Executive Director) will present Broadway Valentine, a concert-style revue produced by Stephen DeAngelis exclusively for Queens Theatre, located at 14 United Nations Avenue South in Flushing Meadows Corona Park for two performances only on February 17 at 8pm and February 18 at 3pm. (more...)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: January 11, 2018
by BWW Special - Jan 11, 2018

Looking to buy last minute tickets to a Broadway show? Don't know what to see? Trying to find a theater? (more...)

Coming Up Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

The the upcoming lineup of events coming your way next week at Feinstein's/54 Below! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 11, 2018
by - Jan 11, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 11 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

What's Playing on Broadway: New Year's Week Edition!
by BWW Special - Jan 1, 2018

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for the week of New Year's 2017. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 1, 2018
by - Jan 1, 2018

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

Photo Coverage: Take a Look Back on 2017's Top Curtain Call Moments!
by Walter McBride - Dec 30, 2017

As 2017 comes to a close, BroadwayWorld takes you back through this year's top curtain call moments. From the opening nights of every new show this year, to the anniversary performance of The Lion King which featured a performance by Elton John, check out photos of these curtain call moments to remember! (more...)

BWW TV: The Year that Was- Relive the Musicals of 2017!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 30, 2017

It has been an epic year for Broadway, with a whopping fifteen musicals having opened in 2017. Before we get wrapped up in the theatre season ahead, BroadwayWorld wants to stop and salute the shows that made this year great. Check out our 2017 wrap up below! (more...)

Curtain Up! BroadwayWorld Looks Back on 2017's Memorable Broadway Debuts
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 27, 2017

From WICKED's newest Glinda to a talented actor who overcame a serious accident just days before his first preview performance, 2017 has been a year filled with noteworthy debuts on the Great White Way. Below, BWW looks back on the talented actors who were profiled in this year's 'Debut of the Month' feature. (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 12/24/17
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2017

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 12/24/2017. (more...)

What's Playing on Broadway: Christmas Week Edition!
by BWW Special - Dec 25, 2017

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for the Christmas week 2017. (more...)

Bay Area Children's Theatre Brings Three Musicals, Teaching Program to South Bay
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2017

Bay Area Children's Theatre (BACT) will bring its productions and theatre education program to the South Bay, beginning in January. (more...)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: December 21, 2017
by BWW Special - Dec 21, 2017

Looking to buy last minute tickets to a Broadway show? Don't know what to see? Trying to find a theater? (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Sutton Foster & Hugh Bonneville Join Mormon Tabernacle Choir for Magnificent Christmas Concert
by Tyler Hinton - Dec 20, 2017

Two-time Tony Award winner Sutton Foster and television and film star Hugh Bonneville were the special guests at this year's magnificent Mormon Tabernacle Choir Christmas concert. The performances were presented free of charge as a gift to the community Thursday, Dec. 14 through Saturday, Dec. 16 at the impressive 21,000-seat Conference Center. The concert will air nationwide on PBS and BYUtv during the 2018 holiday season, and a DVD and album will also be released. BroadwayWorld was generously given unprecedented access to the production, including the opportunity to speak with Foster, Bonneville, and conductor Mack Wilberg. (more...)

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