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46th Street Theatre (New York, NY)
226 W.46th St.

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Based on the play Chicago by Maurine Dallas Watkins

Escrito por Fred Ebb y Bob Fosse, con mķsica de John Kander y letras de Fred Ebb, Chicago ha sido visto por mŠs de 17 millones de espectadores en todo el mundo, y ha recaudado la espectacular cifra de mŠs de 850 millones de důlares. Ambientado en medio de la extravagante decadencia de los aŮos 20, este musical cuenta la historia de Roxie Hart y Velma Kelly, dos mujeres ambiciosas encerradas por crŪmenes pasionales, que luchan por conseguir el favor de Billy Flynn, un famoso abogado que utiliza a la prensa sensacionalista para conseguir la libertad de sus clientes.



Industry Interview: Tom Viola and the Evolution of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS
by Robert Diamond - May 27, 2018

For the past thirty years, Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS has been a vital part of the theatre community, and Tom Viola has been around to nurture its growth since the organization's inception in 1988. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - May 27, 2018
by - May 27, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 27 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

World Premiere Play NEGATIVE SPACES Opens At Dorie Theatre At The Complex
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2018

Negative Spaces will have its world premiere production at Hollywood Fringe Festival. The show is written by Melanie Holmes, directed by Blythe Auffarth, and produced by Cluster B. (more...)

THE PATRON SAINT OF THE SUBURBS is Loft Ensemble's Final Performance of its Sixth Season
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2018

LOFT ENSEMBLE announces another world premiere play, the last in their 6th Season of programming. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - May 26, 2018
by - May 26, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 26 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Caroline Heffernan Leaves An Extraordinary Theater Legacy In Chicago
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2018

When Caroline Heffernan leaves Chicago for Los Angeles to share the title role in Amanda Peet's World Premiere, Our Very Own Carlin McClough at the Geffen Playhouse and attend UCLA as a Business Economics major in the fall of 2018, she will likely have spent more hours on Chicago's stages than any other kid in Chicago theatre history. She has starred in leading roles in World Premieres written by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning playwrights (Tracy Letts and David Rabe), guest starred on NBC's Chicago Med and played a lead in Lifetime Movie Channel's My Daughter Was Stolen, filmed in Chicago. She was Steppenwolf's only Scout in To Kill a Mockingbird, Paramount Theatre's only Annie in Annie and Chicago Lyric's only Young Kim in Showboat. (more...)

Education Roundup: Chicago's Eclectic Theatre Companies Unite in Training Young Artists
by Julie Musbach - May 26, 2018

There's more theatre than New York and there's certainly more to theatre than just talent. Chicago has one of the most vibrant and lively theatre scenes in the country, and their companies are dedicated to promoting education and arts exposure for young people. (more...)

Red Nose Day Raises $42 Million With Help From The Biggest Names In Entertainment
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2018

Yesterday marked the fourth annual Red Nose Day in the U.S., following a seven-week campaign of activity across the country that brought together millions of Americans to have fun and make a difference, raising money and awareness for children living in poverty. The campaign has now raised over $42 million for children who need it most in America and around the world ¬ó totaling more than $145 million in the campaign's first four years in the U.S. The final number is expected to increase as the public continues to donate and turn in fundraising dollars in the coming weeks. (more...)

Nick Adams, Donald Webber, Jr. and More Join 'We Write Good: The Songs Of Thomson & Desmon' at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2018

A host of Broadway, television, and recording artists will join songwriting team Jeff Thomson and Jeremy Desmon in concert on May 27th at 9:30 PM at 54 Below (254 W 54th St, New York, NY 10019). (more...)

The Encore Musical Theatre Company Presents WEST SIDE STORY
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2018

The Encore Musical Theatre Company presents West Side Story, running June 21st through August 12th, 2018. West Side Story is directed by Daniel C. Cooney, music directed by Tyler Driskill, and choreographed by Matthew Brennan. (more...)

Danny Marin and Friends to Appear in '#TruthOrBare' At The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2018

THE GREEN ROOM 42 in Association with Iris Productions presents Danny Marin & Friends in "#TruthOrBare" on June 8 @ 7p. Danny Marin and his super pals are thrilled to team up with The Green Room 42 in raising some money for a great cause! Hosted by Danny Marin and Erin Rice with Musical Direction by Blake Allen, #TruthOrBare is going to be an evening filled with mash ups, gender reversals and some fierce singers benefiting BC/EFA! Featuring Allison Griffith, Sarah Kleist, Jennifer Reed, Sean Stephens, ALL proceeds towards #TruthOrBare benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS in support of Broadway Bares: Game Night. Join us in raising some money and experiencing a show you won't want to miss! (more...)

Michael McDermott Announces Summer Tour In Support Of New Album 'Out From Under'
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2018

After battling with addiction for nearly 20 years, Michael McDermott is 'Never Goin' Down Again'. Four years sober, McDermott has won a hard-fought battle with addiction and released his latest album, Out from Under. Michael McDermott's brand of rock n' roll brims with the kind of well-honed style and wisdom that can only come from a career on the road and a pedigree in the studio. Effortlessly blending natural folk sensibility, pop hooks, and honest rock, McDermott's music is as much for the outcast as the congregation. McDermott tours year-round and has announced his summer touring schedule (details below). (more...)

John Fogerty to Release New Single HOLY GRAIL Featuring Billy Gibbons
by TV News Desk - May 25, 2018

On the eve of their Blues & Bayous tour launch, John Fogerty and Billy F Gibbons of ZZ Top, have joined together on a new song! ¬ďHoly Grail¬Ē was written by Fogerty and features the distinctive guitar licks and additional vocals from the Reverend himself. (more...)

Terra Lightfoot Adds Additional Dates to New Mistakes Tour + Releases New Single & Video
by TV News Desk - May 25, 2018

As Terra Lightfoot's New Mistakes tour continues to roll onward around the world, the artist released the third single from her critically acclaimed album, ¬ďRuthless¬Ē. The single is paired with a video directed by Lightfoot's trusted creative collaborator, director Dustin Rabin (Foo Fighters, Eagles of Death Metal, Billy Talent), who previously directed the videos for Lightfoot's singles ¬ďParadise¬Ē and ¬ďPinball King¬Ē, and was also responsible for the album photography on New Mistakes (Sonic Unyon). (more...)

Jill Barber Premieres MERCY From Upcoming Album METAPHORA Out June 22
by TV News Desk - May 25, 2018

Today, Jill Barber released the video for 'Mercy,' the second single from her upcoming album Metaphora. It premiered at Billboard, and was shot by Juno Award-winning director Christopher Mills, whose work includes videos for Modest Mouse, Leonard Cohen, and Broken Social Scene. (more...)

June 2018 Programming Highlights for Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior
by TV News Desk - May 25, 2018

Disney Channel, Disney XD, and Disney Junior share June 2018 highlights including The Radio Disney Music Awards, Andi Mack, Duck Tales, Marvel's SpiderMan, & more! Check out all that is coming to Disney this June below!  (more...)

BWW's On This Day - May 25, 2018
by - May 25, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 25 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Liz Brasher's Debut EP OUTCAST Out Now via Fat Possum Records
by TV News Desk - May 25, 2018

Liz Brasher's debut EP for Fat Possum Records sees this new fiery vocalist and band leader digging into her past and present to create music that is as timeless as it is refreshing. It's a diverse sound rooted in the influence of Brasher's two homes: her adopted hometown of Memphis; and her childhood stomping grounds in rural North Carolina, where she was raised in a musical, multi-ethnic household. (more...)

Red Nose Day Raises Over $42 Million to End Child Poverty, Top Talent Turns it On for NBC's Live Special
by TV News Desk - May 25, 2018

Yesterday marked the fourth annual Red Nose Day in the U.S., following a seven-week campaign of activity across the country that brought together millions of Americans to have fun and make a difference, raising money and awareness for children living in poverty. The campaign has now raised over $42 million for children who need it most in America and around the world ¬ó totaling more than $145 million in the campaign's first four years in the U.S. The final number is expected to increase as the public continues to donate and turn in fundraising dollars in the coming weeks. (more...)

CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND's Rachel Bloom to Hit the Stage with The Skivvies in L.A!
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 25, 2018

It has been announced that Golden Globe Award-winner, Rachel Bloom, creator and star of the hit series Crazy Ex-Girlfriend will join stripped down onstage duo The Skivvies when they play Los Angeles' Catalina Jazz Club on June 24. (more...)

David Mamet's Weinstein Play Eyes London Bow and John Malkovich as its Lead
by Stephanie Wild - May 25, 2018

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, David Mamet has written a play about the sexual assault scandal surrounding Harvey Weinstein. The play is titled 'Bitter Wheat,' which the playwright reveal to the Chicago Tribune in February. Now, more details are emerging about the play and its potential upcoming production. (more...)

Women In Theatre Conference Coming To Howard Community College
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2018

???????Rep Stage is pleased to announce that the third annual conference dedicated to women working in the theatre will be held in the Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center at Howard Community College on August 25 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. This year's theme of "Empowerment and Connection" pairs the original mission of providing opportunity for women in theatre to network with the urgent need for women to develop strategies to further the cause of gender equality. (more...)

Taos Opera Institute Festival Returns To Northern New Mexico This June
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2018

???????The Taos Opera Institute (TOI) will host the eleventh Taos Opera Institute Festival this year, June 7 - 30. The festival will feature two performance groups, the TOI Singers and the Cantos de Taos Quartet performing 19 free classical music performances in Taos County, Los Alamos and Santa Fe. These events are free and open to the public. (more...)

Bad Wolves' DISOBEY Enters Top 25 + ZOMBIE Certified Platinum, On Tour Throughout Summer 2018
by TV News Desk - May 25, 2018

With the release of the debut album Disobey on May 11th, Bad Wolves have cemented their spot at the forefront of rock, as the genres number 1 breakout artist of the year. (more...)

Shawn Mendes Releases SHAWN MENDES THE ALBUM Today
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2018

Shawn Mendes Releases SHAWN MENDES THE ALBUM Today (more...)

Listen: Dave Matthews Band Releases New Track THAT GIRL IS YOU
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2018

The Dave Matthews band today has released the new track THAT GIRL IS YOU. This is the second single off their forthcoming new album COME TOMORROW. (more...)

Tickets On Sale Now For MNM Theatre Company's AVENUE Q, GREASE, and More
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2018

Marcie Gorman, Executive Producer & Artistic Director for MNM Theatre Company, today announced that tickets are now on sale for all four major productions in 2018 that will run at the Kravis Center's Rinker Playhouse. The upcoming shows and performance dates are: (more...)

Scoop: Coming Up on SUPERIOR DONUTS on CBS - Monday, June 11, 2018
by TV Scoop - May 25, 2018

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on SUPERIOR DONUTS , airing on CBS on Monday, June 11, 2018! (more...)

ON YOUR FEET! to Kick Off Pittsburgh CLO's 72nd Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2018

Pittsburgh CLO is proud to open the 2018 Summer Season with the Pittsburgh premiere of Broadway sensation, ON YOUR FEET!, June 12-17 at the Benedum Center. Pittsburgh CLO remains steadfastly dedicated to the creation of new work, and co-produced the Broadway production of ON YOUR FEET! as part of this ongoing commitment. Pittsburgh CLO has brought over 20 new shows to their "Feet" on the Broadway stage, including the recent productions of An American in Paris, Kinky Boots, Matilda The Musical and many others. (more...)

Dwight Yoakam Debuts New Music PRETTY HORSES & THEN HERE CAME MONDAY Via His SiriusXM Show
by TV News Desk - May 25, 2018

Dwight Yoakam¬†just took to the airwaves on his recently launched¬†Sirius XM¬†channel,¬†¬ďDwight Yoakam & The Bakersfield Beat¬Ē¬†in order to personally debut two brand new songs entitled,¬†¬ďPretty Horses¬Ē and ¬ďThen Here Came Monday.¬Ē¬†This marks the first release from the multiple GRAMMY¬ģ¬†Award-winning icon since 2016's acclaimed bluegrass opus,¬†Swimmin' Pools, Movie Stars¬Ö (more...)

Night Riots Release Pulsing New Single ON THE LINE + Headlining Tour Dates This Summer
by TV News Desk - May 25, 2018

Fresh off of a string of sold-out headlining shows in the UK, California new wave mainstays¬†Night Riotsare debuting¬†¬ďOn The Line¬Ē. The¬†Sirius XM¬†and¬†BBC¬†favorites' follow up to¬†¬ďColour Morning,¬Ē¬†which racked up¬†over a million plays¬†in just weeks, finds lead singer¬†Travis Hawley¬†demanding authenticity over a creeping, arpeggiating synth and pulsing drums, drawing sonic inspiration from the likes of Billy Idol and The Cure. (more...)

Jade Bird Premieres New Song FURIOUS + Debut North American Headline Tour Confirmed
by TV News Desk - May 25, 2018

¬ďFurious,¬Ē the new song from rising singer/songwriter¬†Jade Bird, is out today. Listen/share here:¬†http://smarturl.it/JadeBirdFurious.¬†The track follows Jade's breakout single, ¬ďLottery,¬Ē which recently spent three weeks at #1 on Triple A Radio¬óthe first new artist to reach the top of the Triple A chart in 2018.¬†Jade also recently performed ¬ďLottery¬Ē on ¬ďLater ¬Öwith Jools Holland¬Ē and ¬ďThe¬†Tonight¬†Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.¬Ē (more...)

Duke Dumont Unveils Remix Package for INHALE feat. Ebenezer
by TV News Desk - May 25, 2018

Grammy nominated UK producer Duke Dumont has unveiled the remix package for new single 'Inhale', with edits from TCTS, MXXWL, The Tribe of Good, and Moon Willis. (more...)

BWW Review: Sexual Sparks Ignite When Tennessee Williams Meets William Inge in Philip Dawkins' THE GENTLEMAN CALLER
by Michael Dale - May 25, 2018

The setup would make a hell of a piece of theatrically-minded erotica. Call it Cat (On A Hot Tin Roof) and Mouse, as sexual sparks ignite when elegant playwright on the verge of stardom, Tennessee Williams, visits the home of shy aspiring playwright William Inge for a newspaper interview to promote the Chicago opening of what would be his landmark Broadway success, THE GLASS MENAGERIE. (more...)

West End Live Announces Starry Roster Of Shows For 2018
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2018

The full list of shows for West End LIVE 2018 has been released. A packed schedule of productions will be performing, featuring popular crowd-pleasers Disney's The Lion King, Wicked, Les Miserables, Mamma Mia!, The Phantom Of The Opera, Disney's Aladdin, Dreamgirls, Bat Out Of Hell The Musical, Kinky Boots, Matilda The Musical, Motown The Musical, Everybody's Talking about Jamie and Thriller Live. (more...)

Keith Jack, Mica Paris And Jorgie Porter To Star In FAME - THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2018

Selladoor Productions confirm that Keith Jack, Mica Paris and Jorgie Porter will star in the stunning new production of Fame which will run at the King's Theatre, Glasgow from Monday 30 July until Saturday 4 August 2018. (more...)

CARDS AGAINST HUMANITY to Play Pride Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

CARDS AGAINST HUMANITY LATE NIGHT WRITERS ROOM will be performed in the Broadway, Pride Arts Center at 4139 N. Broadway, Pride Arts Center, at 10 pm. This irreverent night of improv comedy is inspired by the popular and politically incorrect party game 'Cards Against Humanity.' After audience members pitch their ideas, the best suggestions are acted out by the Cards Against Humanity writers and a team of improvisers. (more...)

Toby Keith, Nelly, Joe Nichols, David Nail, Jana Kramer, Parmalee Added to LA's TAILGATE FEST LINEUP
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

Nelly, Joe Nichols, David Nail, Jana Kramer and Parmalee have all been added to the lineup of the First Annual TAILGATE FEST (LATailgateFest.com) headlined by country music super star Toby Keith, taking place Saturday, September 1, 2018 (Labor Day Weekend) on the outdoor grounds of the Forum in Los Angeles (Inglewood). As a one-day country music and tailgating extravaganza, TAILGATE FEST caters to the fans who show up hours before to turn the preshow into the party. It brings the stage outside to the tailgate. No packing up the party to head inside, no need to stop that game of cornhole, no need to stuff all your belongings in your pockets to last you the evening. Fans will fire up those barbeques, crack open those coolers, play games and tailgate in the hot California sun while they listen to their favorite country stars from their own tailgate as TAILGATE FEST brings the stage to the tailgaters! (more...)

Summer is the Ideal Time to Sip Fresh, Friendly Sicilian Wines, Which are Arriving in America in Record Numbers
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

Americans won't need to travel far from their backyard or beach chair to sip Sicilian wine this summer. With millions of bottles expected to arrive on America's shores this summer, Sicilian wine will set the tone for a light and easy-going season of socializing. This reflects a significant rise in bottle imports since 2017 and marks the third year of Sicilia DOC wines making waves in the U.S. (more...)

GREASE Is Still The Word! 40th Anniversary Edition Featuring Fully Restored Picture and Sound and New Bonus Content
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

It's got a groove, it's got a meaning…and it's still a cultural phenomenon 40 years after its original release.  The iconic celebration of high school life in the 1950s,GREASE is the way you'll be feeling with a new 40th Anniversary Edition on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD and Digital April 24, 2018 from Paramount Home Media Distribution.  (more...)

NBC Sports' Coverage of First Three Rounds of 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs Is Most Watched In 21 Years
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

Following last night's thrilling Eastern Conference Final Game 7, in which the Washington Capitals defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning, 4-0, to advance to the Stanley Cup Final, NBC Sports' coverage of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs to date (78 games) has averaged a Total Audience Delivery (TAD) of 1.206 million viewers, which stands as the most-watched playoffs in 21 years(1997/ESPN, ESPN2, FOX 1.237 million viewers), and is up 7% vs. 2017 (1.129 million). (more...)

Theatre West Announces Michael Van Duzer to Direct THE MAN WHO SAVED EVERYTHING
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

Theatre Westis delighted to announce acclaimed director, Michael Van Duzer will direct the world premiere of Benjamin Scuglia's production of 'THE MAN WHO SAVED EVERYTHING'- Opening August 24 and currently scheduled to run through September 23, 2018. (more...)

New Song from John Fogerty Featuring Billy Gibbons Out 6/8, Tour Starts Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

¬†On the eve of their¬†Blues & Bayous¬†tour launch,¬†John Fogerty¬†and¬†Billy F Gibbons of ZZ Top, have joined together on a new song!¬†¬†¬ďHoly Grail¬Ē was written by¬†Fogerty¬†and features the distinctive guitar licks and additional vocals from the Reverend himself.¬† (more...)

Guthrie Theater Presents Major Revival Of WEST SIDE STORY
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

???????The Guthrie Theater (Joseph Haj, artistic director) proudly announced the cast and creative team for the theater's summer musical, West Side Story. Directed by Haj, this major revival of a timeless classic will play June 16 - August 26, 2018, on the Wurtele Thrust Stage. Single tickets for West Side Story start at $15 for preview performances (June 16-21) and are on sale now through the Box Office at 612.377.2224, 877.44.STAGE (toll-free), 612.225.6244 (group sales) and online at guthrietheater.org. (more...)

Lakeside Pavilion Free Outdoor Summer Series Of Films And Concerts Includes Three New Components
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

McAninch Arts Center, located at 425 Fawell Blvd. on the campus of College of DuPage (COD), presents the 2018 Lakeside Pavilion Free Outdoor Summer Series. Programming runs July 12-Aug.10 and includes a Thursday evening Family Movie Series, the Thursday evening WDCB Live Jazz Concert Series and a Friday evening Pop Music Series. One of the highlights of the Friday evening series promises to be the July 20 New Philharmonic pops concert, which will be broadcast on Facebook Live for the second year in a row. New for this season: To help insure everyone's safety in light of the growing popularity of the series, seating for films and evening concerts will begin at 6 p.m. No admittance will be allowed prior to 6 p.m. for sound check and security reasons.  Admission to Lakeside Pavilion Summer Series events and parking is always free. (more...)

The Catastrophic Theatre Presents the World Premiere of The Tamarie Cooper Show - FIELD TRIP!
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

Tamarie Cooper is back with another entirely original, full-scale, musical comedy extravaganza!TheproductionopensJune29t?h?andrunsthroughAugust12t?h?.Ticketsareonsalenowandcan be purchased at matchouston.org or by calling the MATCH Box Office at 713-521-4533. Performances are Thursdays at 7:30 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m., and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. (more...)

National Alliance For Audition Support To Launch With Three-Day Intensive
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

The National Alliance for Audition Support (NAAS) will launch its first activities aimed at increasing diversity in American orchestras with a three-day Audition Intensive, June 6-8 at the New World Center in Miami Beach, FL. Eighteen pre-to-early professional Black and Latinx string musicians have been selected by The Sphinx Organization to participate in the three-day Intensive. (more...)

ASC 'Hungers' For Deeper Connections With Its 15th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

Adventure Stage Chicago (ASC), the participatory arts program of Northwestern Settlement (the Settlement), announces its 15th season of programming for young audiences, exploring the challenges of "hunger," both literal and metaphorical, as the company applies its mission of telling heroic stories to the Settlement objective of disrupting generational poverty. (more...)

Casting Announced For PETER PAN ¬Ė A Musical Adventure
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

???????Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces the cast and creative team for the summer family musical production of Peter Pan - A Musical Adventure at the Theater's home on Navy Pier, June 27-August 19, 2018. Based on J.M. Barrie's beloved tale about the boy who wouldn't grow up, this heartwarming musical dazzles with a score written by George Stiles and lyrics by Anthony Drewe-the award-winning songwriting duo behind Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's smash hit Mary Poppins and the Olivier Award-winning Honk! Amber Mak takes the helm as the production's director and choreographer in this newly updated version by Elliot Davis based on the book by Willis Hall. (more...)

Photo Flash: Coronado Playhouse's Family Affair Season Presents NEXT TO NORMAL
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

Coronado Playhouse continues its 2018 Season, A Family Affair, with Next to Normal, opening Friday, May 25th running until Sunday, June 17th, 2018 at The Playhouse. Heartbreaking, humorous and unflinchingly authentic in its examination of a suburban family and how they handle mother's 16-year battle with bi-polar disorder, Next to Normal is a tremendously moving and intimate musical about deeply complicated and flawed human beings and takes audiences into the minds and hearts of each character, presenting their family's story with love, sympathy and heart.    (more...)

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