Charlie and the Chocolate Factory on Tour

Original Production Team Returns to Ogunqquit for SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2018

The Ogunquit Playhouse is thrilled to be collaborating with the show's original producing team on an all-new incarnation of the record breaking Broadway hit Smokey Joe's Cafe, which heads to New York City following its Ogunquit run. (more...)

BWW Review: SNOW CHILD at Arena Stage - A Magical Delight of a Musical
by Charles Shubow - May 8, 2018

It is always exciting when you sit in a theater to see the world premiere of a new musical. The Arena Stage's Kreeger Theater was a buzz in anticipation of SNOW CHILD which is a co-production with Alaska's Perseverance Theatre. Why Perseverance? Well, Arena Stage's Artistic Director Molly Smith actually grew up in Alaska, returned there after schooling and founded the Perseverance Theatre in Juneau. She served as Artistic Director there for 19 years before coming to Arena Stage. Four years ago, Smith and Perseverance Artistic Director Art Rotch discussed the idea for an adaptation for SNOW CHILD. (more...)

Musical Theatre West Announces 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2018

Musical Theatre West (MTW) returns for its 66th season with a line-up of West Coast regional premieres, Tony Award-winning classics, and family favorites, opening with Steve Martin and Edie Brickell's bluegrass musical, Bright Star (October 19 - November 24, 2018). (more...)

Liz McCartney, Lilla Crawford And More Join UNSUNG STROUSE At Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018

As previously announced, Feinstein's/54 Below will proudly present an evening of trunk songs by one of America's most celebrated composers, Charles Strouse, on Sunday, May 13th at 7:00pm. The one-night-only concert will salute the three-time Tony Award-winner with some of his best trunk songs, featuring material cut from some of his hit musicals, as well as songs that have never found their way to the stage, including numbers from the never completed Star Wars musical. Joining the starry ensemble are Broadway's Liz McCartney (My Fair Lady, Annie, Sunday In The Park With George) and Lilla Crawford (Annie, Into the Woods). (more...)

BWW Interview: Jackie Hoffman Comes West with MEMOIRCITA!
by Don Grigware - May 7, 2018

Actress/stand-up Jackie Hoffman took the world by storm with her electric performance as Mamacita in Feud: Bette & Joan last year on Fox TV. She has since played in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory on Broadway and is now bringing her new one-woman show Memoircita! to the LGBT Center May 11-13. Hoffman took time from her busy schedule to give us the dope on what to look for in her new show. We all loved you as Mamacita in Feud: Bette and Joan. Was this a difficult characterization for you? If so, describe how? (more...)

JUDY MOODY & STINK: THE MAD, MAD, MAD, MAD TREASURE HUNT, A World Premiere With Excitement And Adventure
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

Based upon the wildly popular Judy Moody series of children's books, the world premiere production of JUDY MOODY & STINK: THE MAD, MAD, MAD, MAD TREASURE HUNT comes to First Stage this May. (more...)

Mamie Parris, Josh Breckenridge, and More Join Drew Gehling in DAVE at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

Arena Stage announces the full cast and creative team for Dave. By Thomas Meehan, Nell Benjaminand Tom Kitt, Dave is inspired by the Academy Award-nominated American political comedy film. (more...)

From Mix Tape to LP! Original Broadway Cast Recording of AVENUE Q Now Available On Vinyl
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

Masterworks Broadway is celebrating the 15th anniversary of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, Avenue Q with the release of the Grammy-nominated original Broadway cast recording on vinyl! (more...)

Ogunquit Playhouse and Rotary International Team Up Again
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2018

The Ogunquit Playhouse is thrilled to be partnering once again with Rotary International to continue in the fight to eradicate polio worldwide by 2020. The annual Rotary Night is scheduled for Wednesday, May 23 for the evening performance of Smokey Joe's Cafe. The public is invited to join the fight by purchasing a ticket to the all-new revival of the sizzling song and dance show that features more than 30 of rock 'n' roll's greatest hits! A portion of every ticket purchased for that evening's performance will be donated to Rotary International. The Ogunquit Playhouse has contributed over $10,000 towards this cause through Rotary Night ticket proceeds over the past seven years. (more...)

Arts Centre Melbourne Presents Roald Dahl's GEORGE'S MARVELLOUS MEDICINE
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2018

Roald Dahl's much-loved book George's Marvellous Medicine will be brought to life at Arts Centre Melbourne's Playhouse from 25 - 29 September as part of a national tour. Dahl's classic tale bounds off the page and onto the stage in a spectacular live show for all ages. (more...)

Queen Bey Meets Chekhov In The NYC Premiere Of Eliza Bent's THE BEYONCE
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2018

Adjusted Realists, a company devoted to telling theatrical stories about slightly unhinged worlds, in association with Weber State University, is thrilled to present THE BEYONCE, written by Eliza Bent and directed by Stephen Kaliski. THE BEYONCE begins performances on Friday, July 27 for a limited engagement through Saturday, August 18. Press Opening is Tuesday, July 31 at 8pm. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Announces The May Panel Attracting Wanted Attention: Helping Your Audience Find You
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) facilitates a crucial conversation about marketing for theater on Thursday, May 22, 2018: Attracting Wanted Attention: Helping Your Audience Find You at 7:30pm (doors open for networking at 7pm) at The Playroom Theatre, 151 W. 46th Street, 8th fl., NYC. (more...)

Laura Osnes, James Snyder, and More Will Lead SHOW BOAT at Philadelphia's Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

Bucks County Playhouse audiences will have the opportunity to revisit one of America's most storied musicals when it presents a world-premiere concert adaptation of Oscar Hammerstein II and Jerome Kern's legendary musical, "Show Boat," Saturday, June 23 at 7 p.m. (more...)

Bay Street Theater Announces Music Mondays Concert Series For July And August; Norm Lewis, Mandy Gonzalez, and More
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the Music Mondays summer concert series on Monday nights in July and August, with all shows at 8 pm. This year's lineup includes performances by Jackie Hoffman (Hairspray, Feud: Bette and Joan) on July 2, Norm Lewis (Jesus Christ Superstar - Live in Concert!, Porgy and Bess) on July 9, Lucie Arnaz (The Lucy Show, Pippin) on July 16, Isaac Mizrahi (Project Runway: All-Stars, Unzipped) on August 6, Charles Busch (The Divine Sister, Vampire Lesbians of Sodom) on August 13, Bobby Conte Thornton (A Bronx Tale: The Musical, Bay Street Theater's My Fair Lady) on August 20, and Mandy Gonzalez (Hamilton, Wicked) on August 27. (more...)

SOME LIKE IT HOT Musical Adaptation in the Works from Producers Craig Zadan & Neil Meron, Casey Nicholaw to Direct
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

The Shubert Organization and movie/television/theatre producers Craig Zadan & Neil Meron, fresh off their juggernaut NBC television event "Jesus Christ Superstar LIVE," announced today that they have acquired the coveted rights to adapt Some Like It Hot as an all-new musical for the stage from Metro Goldwyn Mayer Studios. (more...)

Jackie Hoffman, Steven Skybell and Jill Abramovitz Lead the Cast of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF In Yiddish
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF), recently nominated for a 2018 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Musical Revivial (Amerike-The Golden Land), has completed its casting for the American premiere of the Yiddish language Fiddler on the Roof. Helmed by Academy Award and Tony Award winner Joel Grey, and accompanied by English and Russian translation supertitles, this highly-anticipated 8-week limited engagement, July 4th through August 26th, is set to play Off Broadway at the Museum of Jewish Heritage. (more...)

Charles Strouse To Sign Memoir At UNSUNG STROUSE At 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

As previously announced, Feinstein's/54 Below will proudly present an evening of trunk songs by one of America's most celebrated composers, Charles Strouse, on Sunday, May 13th at 7:00pm. The one-night-only concert will salute the three-time Tony Award-winner with some of his best trunk songs, featuring material cut from some of his hit musicals, as well as songs that have never found their way to the stage, including numbers from the never-completed Star Wars musical. The legendary songwriter will sign copies of his celebrated memoir, Put On A Happy Face, after the performance. (more...)

VIDEO: YouTube Red Shares Official Trailer for Upcoming Series IMPULSE
by TV News Desk - May 10, 2018

IMPULSE features a rebellious 16-year-old girl “Henrietta” (“Henry”) played by Maddie Hasson (“Twisted,” “The Finder”). Missi Pyle (“Gone Girl,” “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”) plays “Henry's” mother “Cleo.” Henry has always felt different from her peers and has longed to escape from her seemingly quaint small town. She soon discovers she has the extraordinary ability to teleport. This newfound power confirms her conviction that she really was different from everybody else, but it now makes her the focus of those who want to control her. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2018

In response to overwhelming demand and near universal critical acclaim, Symphonie Fantastique - the singular creation by designer, director, master puppeteer, and MacArthur "genius" Basil Twist - extends its 20th anniversary engagement to July 15. Set to Hector Berlioz's revolutionary 1830 score, Symphonie Fantastique, for the first time in New York, features live piano accompaniment by Christopher O'Riley. Hailed as a creative masterpiece when it debuted in 1998, the production, which opened on April 4, is a presentation from HERE's Dream Music Puppetry Program and a centerpiece of HERE's 25th anniversary season. (more...)

Christine Ebersole, MARILYN MAYE'S 90TH BIRTHDAY, David Yazbek and More Head to 54 Below in April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2018

This April, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

Photo Flash: Bollywood Comes to the Belgrade in THE GAME OF LOVE & CHAI
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2018

French farce meets vibrant Bollywood song and dance in Tara Arts' sparkling new comedy The Game of Love & Chai, coming to Coventry's Belgrade Theatre 24-28 April. Penned by actor and comedy legend Nigel Planer (The Young Ones, Filthy Rich) this hilarious new show sees the Marivaux classic The Game of Love Chance retold in a contemporary British Asian context. (more...)

Musical Theatre West Announces NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT, Kathy Fitzgerald, Eric Sciotto, and More to Star
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2018

What do you get when you mix a cocktail of 21 Gershwin gems, madcap comedy, and show-stopping dance numbers?  It's Musical Theatre West's (MTW) production of Broadway's 10-Time Tony nominated musical Nice Work If You Can Get It, coming to the Carpenter Performing Arts Center April 6-22.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at RUTHLESS The Musical
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2018

The Musical on Stage at the Arts Theatre in London is having its Press Night tonight and BroadwayWorld has an exclusive look below! (more...)

'Broadwaysted' Podcast Welcomes Another Amazing Newsie, Ryan Breslin
by Broadwaysted - Mar 26, 2018

When it comes to Newsies, we've 'Gotta Catch 'Em All' so this week we're thrilled to be joined by the amazing and talented Ryan Breslin! We're pouring out Bribon Tequila & Grapefruit and Hudson Baby Bourbon while we chat about our recent Escape to Margaritaville, Ryan's dream to create a Ben Folds jukebox musical, and Ryan's experience dancing in Hollywood with Channing Tatum. 'Uncle Bres' educates us on Hip Hop, spills about being shrunk and placed in Jackie Hoffman's purse, and tells us about his shoe box full of 'Stage Door Stories' memorabilia. (more...)

VIDEO: See Highlights From IN THE HEIGHTS at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2018

Check out video of Vanessa Hudgens, Anthony Ramos, Ana Villafane, Eden Espinosa and more as they bring uptown to the capital with In the Heights at the Kennedy Center! (more...)

Tonight: Alex Brightman, Andrew Kober, and More Head to 54 Below to Sing THE SONGS OF DREW GASPARINI
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, will present MARC SUMMERS PRESENTS: DREW GASPARINI tonight, Wednesday, April 4th at 9:30pm, featuring performances by 2016 Tony nominee Alex Brightman (School of Rock), F. Michael Haynie ("Jesus Christ Superstar LIVE," Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), and Andrew Kober (She Loves Me, School of Rock). (more...)

Laura Michelle Kelly, Chip Zien, Debra Jo Rupp Join Line-Up for Barrington Stage's 2018 Season!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2018

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in the Berkshires (Pittsfield, MA) under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, is pleased to announce initial casting for the 2018 Season. (more...)

Broadway Stars Emily Padgett, Ariana DeBose, Jeff Blumenkrantz Lead Stellar Cast Of SONGS IN THE KEY OF EQUALITY Benefit Concert
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2018

???????Swish Ally Fund of the Stonewall Community Foundation is proud to announce the cast for its 10th annual Songs in the Key of Equality Benefit Concert: Our Time is Now on Monday, May 14 at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City. (more...)

Willy Wonka Is On His Way To Australia
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2018

Tickets to the spectacular new musical Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory will go on sale on Friday 4 May at 4pm, with pre-sales beginning today. Fans can purchase tickets for performances from 8 January to 3 February 2019. (more...)

Still A SMASH: Catching Up with the Stars of the Gone (But Not Forgotten) Musical Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2018

Smash fans' dreams came true last week when Katharine McPhee made her Broadway debut as Jenna in Waitress! So what's the rest of the star-studded cast of NBC's Smash been up to? We took a look at where just a few of our favorite Smash alums are now! (more...)

Creatives Announced For LOCAL HERO at The Lyceum And The Old Vic
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2018

The Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh and The Old Vic, London are delighted to announce that John Crowley will direct the World Premiere of Local Hero, a stage adaptation of the 1983 film, co-written by David Greig and Bill Forsyth, with music and lyrics by Mark Knopfler. (more...)

Christine Dwyer, Frankie James Grande, Emma Hunton, Ashley Park and More Stars Set For Broadway Sings Kelly Clarkson
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2018

The acclaimed Broadway Sings concert series will continue on June 18 at 8pm, honoring singer-songwriter Kelly Clarkson with a cast of Broadway stars including Christine Dwyer (Wicked), Frankie James Grande (Rock of Ages), Emma Hunton (Next to Normal), and Ashley Park (Mean Girls). The one-night-only concert will feature completely new arrangements of the hits of the pop rock superstar, accompanied by a 14-piece orchestra playing original orchestrations of her music. (more...)

State Theatre New Jersey Presents Cabaret
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018

???????State Theatre New Jersey presents the Tony-winning musical Cabaret for three performances on Friday, May 18, 2018 at 8pm and Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 2pm and 8pm. Tickets range from $35-$98. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 23, 2018
by - Apr 23, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 23 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

NEWSIES at Toby's Dinner Theatre in Columbia - Start Spreading the News_NEWSIES is a hit!!
by Charles Shubow - Apr 20, 2018

Once again Toby's Dinner Theatre presents top flight entertainment for the entire family. (more...)

THE LIGHTNING THIEF: The Percy Jackson Musical National Tour Will Launch In Chicago January 2019
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL, an 'electrifying' (Newsday) musical adaption of the New York Times best-selling novel written by Rick Riordan, will launch its national tour in Chicago in January 2019 before heading across the country, with engagements announced in Seattle, Detroit, Charlotte, San Antonio and more. Additional tour cities and casting will be announced at a later date. (more...)

McArdle, Fuller, Leavel, Eikenberry and More to Sing UNSUNG STROUSE at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

Feinstein's/54 Below will proudly present an evening of songs by one of America's most celebrated composers, Charles Strouse, on Sunday, May 13th at 7:00pm. The one-night-only concert will salute the three-time Tony Award-winner with some of his best trunk songs, featuring material cut from some of his hit musicals, as well as songs that have never found their way to the stage.  (more...)

Wayne Brady to Be Special Guest at Kyle Taylor Parker's THE SOUL SESSIONS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

THE GREEN ROOM 42 - Broadway's newest intimate concert venue - has announced that WAYNE BRADY will join "THE SOUL SESSION," the monthly event created and hosted by Broadway's KYLE TAYLOR PARKER, as a special musical guest on Sunday, April 22 at 9:30 PM. "THE SOUL SESSION" is an evening of showtunes and pop standards reimagined into stirring R&B, jazz and soul arrangements that feature music from shows like Hairspray, West Side Story, The Color Purple, and more. The show is directed by Nathan Peck with Music Direction by Joshua Stephen Kartes. The April edition will also feature Christiani Pitts (A Bronx Tale) as special guest. (more...)

Tackroom Theatre Announces Full Casting For The World Premiere Of WHY IS THE SKY BLUE? (OR HOW TO MAKE SLIME)
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

tackroom theatre today announces full casting for the world premiere production, Why is the Sky Blue? (Or How to Make Slime). Abbey Wright directs Tiani Hoath, Marina Marchevska, Louis Holley, Oscar Bennett, Gracie Weldon, Reuel Guzman, Osian Thompson, Violet Tucker?Steel, Hal Gordon, Lewis Elliot, Harrison Slater, Sophie Alibert, Jamal Simon, Zachary Hing, Millie Thew, Michael Sookhan, Ruby Ablett, Annie Hawkins and Corey Peterson. Devised by the company around a collection of interviews with children from around the UK, it opens in The Little at Southwark Playhouse on 1 May, with previews from 26 April and runs until 19 May. (more...)

Ogunquit Playhouse To Open SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

The Ogunquit Playhouse kicks off its 86th season with the all-new incarnation of the sizzling song and dance celebration Smokey Joe's Cafe: The Songs of Leiber and Stoller on stage May 16 to June 9. This exuberant production of the record breaking Broadway smash hit is directed and choreographed by Emmy Award-winner and Tony Award-nominee Josh Bergasse who will bring new life to more than 30 classic songs including 'Stand by Me,' 'I'm a Woman,' 'Hound Dog,' 'Fools Fall In Love,' 'On Broadway,' 'Yakety Yak,' 'Pearl's a Singer,' 'Treat Me Nice,' 'There Goes My Baby,' 'Love Potion #9,' 'Jailhouse Rock,' and 'Spanish Harlem.' The all-new production heads to Stage 42 (422 West 42nd Street, NYC) following its Ogunquit run. (more...)

Ben Crawford Will Be the New Man in the Mask in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Starting Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

The longest-running show in Broadway history, and one of the most successful worldwide stage productions of all-time, PHANTOM will welcome Broadway's Ben Crawford when he takes over the iconic title role beginning tonight, April 16, 2018 at The Majestic Theatre (247 West 44th Street). (more...)

Jackie Hoffman Brings MEMOIRCITA! to Los Angeles LGBT Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

The Los Angeles LGBT Center's Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center has announced the West Coast premiere of Memoircita!, the new solo show by award-winning Broadway and TV star Jackie Hoffman. Most recently celebrated for her role as Mamacita in the hit FX miniseries FEUD: Bette and Joan, Hoffman returns to the Center's Renberg Theatre for three performances only on Friday and Saturday, May 11 and 12 at 8pm and Sunday, May 13 at 7pm. (more...)

Dr. Seuss's THE LORAX Comes to Children's Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

Children's Theatre Company (CTC) together with The Old Globe (San Diego) in partnership with The Old Vic (London) today announced details for the Minneapolis and San Diego productions of Dr. Seuss's The Lorax, based on the book The Lorax by Dr. Seuss. The musical is adapted for the stage by David Greig (Artistic Director of the Royal Lyceum Theatre Company; recent work: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Cover My Tracks) with music and lyrics written by Charlie Fink (Frontman/songwriter for the hit musical group, Noah and the Whale (2007-2015)). The musical will have its U.S. premiere at CTC followed by an immediate transfer to The Old Globe in San Diego. H. Adam Harris, combined with Meghan Kreidler and Rick Miller puppeteering, will play The Lorax. Joining them is Steven Epp as The Once-ler. Playing multiple roles in the ensemble are Ansa Akyea, Christopher Becknell, Stephanie Bertumen, Brian Bose, Ryan Colbert, Lynnea Doublette, Johannah "Joh" Easley, Rajane Katurah, Ryan Lear, Ryan Dean Maltz, Emily Michaels King and CTC Company Member Autumn Ness. See below for complete bio information. (more...)

Arts Umbrella Examines Topical Themes In Annual EXPRESSIONS THEATRE FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

Arts Umbrella is thrilled to unveil the lineup of the 2018 Expressions Theatre Festival, running May 17 - 26, 2018 at the Waterfront Theatre. Showcasing the talented young artists in Arts Umbrella's Intensive, Pre-Professional and Theatre Conservatory Programs, this annual festival boasts a bevy of captivating productions. From the whimsical family fun of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory to the frontier hijinks of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma!, the audacious programming capitalizes on students' exceptional range and skill. This year, audiences will be treated to an array of thought-provoking works, including a modern take on the classic Greek tragedy The Phoenician Women and the perceptive student-created original Outside In. Additionally, the Theatre Conservatory Program will be make their festival debut with a performance of Charles Way's Missing, a riveting modern interpretation of the classic fairy tale Hansel and Gretel featuring Vancouverite and Arts Umbrella graduate, Douglas Ennenberg. (more...)

Kyle Taylor Parker, Alysha Umphress, and More Lead Cast of SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

The New York-bound production of Smokey Joe's Cafe: The Songs of Leiber & Stoller today announced the vibrant young cast who are set to reinvent the record breaking show at Stage 42 (422 West 42nd Street) this summer. (more...)

Additional Casting Announced for MARY PAGE MARLOWE Starring Tatiana Maslany
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2018

Second Stage Theater (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director; Casey Reitz, Executive Director) has announced additional casting for the New York Premiere of TRACY LETTS' acclaimed play, MARY PAGE MARLOWE. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2018

Broadway in Portland is pleased to announce its 2018/19 Season with a schedule full of classic, familiar titles and brand-new productions. (more...)

Experience An Authentic Night At The Grand Ole Opry In Nashville, Tennessee With NASHVILLE LIVE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2018

Direct from Music City, U.S.A, American country music spectacular Nashville Live is to get its UK premiere in June. (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, April 11- MATILDA Celebrates A Revolting Opening Night on Broadway!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 11, 2018

On this day in 2013, the revolting Broadway hit musical Matilda opened at the Shubert Theater. (more...)

Photo Flash: JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH Flies Into Berkeley Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2018

Berkeley Playhouse continues their tenth anniversary season of professional theater for family audiences with the East Bay premiere of the newly enhanced theatrical telling of Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach, featuring new songs from the Oscar® and Tony Award-winning team of Benj Pasek and Justin Paul(Broadway: Dear Evan Hansen, Film: The Greatest Showman, La La Land), and book by award-winning playwright Timothy Allen McDonald (Jim Henson's Emmet Otter, Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka, The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley). (more...)

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