Copacabana on Tour


VIDEO: Mark Ballas & BC Jean Share New Rendition of 'We Three Kings'
by TV News Desk - Nov 29, 2017

JERSEY BOYS alum Mark Ballas, wife BC Jean and AMERICAN IDOL finalist Casey Abrams get in the holiday spirit with their new rendition of the classic Christmas carol We Three Kings.' (more...)

Broadway Palm Announces 26th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2018

Broadway Palm is proud to announce its 26th Season which includes eight main stage productions, five productions in The Off Broadway Palm, four Children's Theatre productions and five concerts. Individual tickets go on sale June 1st.  (more...)

Noma Dumezweni, Harry Hadden-Paton, and More to Receive Theatre World Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2018

The Theatre World Awards has announced, today, the 2018 Theatre World Award Honorees for Outstanding Broadway or Off-Broadway Debut Performance (more...)

The Theatre World Awards to Be Held at Circle in the Square; Victor Garber to Receive John Willis Award
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

An afternoon Island Celebration! The Theatre World Awards Board of Directors, Dale Badway, President, have announced, today, the 74th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony will take place at Circle in the Square. Theatre World Award Alum Victor Garber (Hello, Dolly!) will receive the 6th Annual John Willis Award for Lifetime Achievement In The Theatre, celebrating his 46th year on the Broadway stage. (more...)

Glenda Jackson, Bernadette Peters, and More to Present at the Theatre World Awards Ceremony
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018

Broadway heads to the beach to celebrate the 74th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony on the set of the Tony Award-nominated Broadway Revival of the musical Once on This Island on Monday afternoon, June 4, 2018 beginning at 2:00 p.m at Circle in the Square (1633 Broadway, entrance on West 50th Street). (more...)

Carolee Carmello, Kara Lindsay, Ken Page and More Announced For 2018 Broadway At Music Circus Season in Sacramento
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

After auditioning performers in New York City, Los Angeles and Sacramento, Broadway Sacramento has confirmed casting for the six shows in the 68th Broadway At Music Circus season. The casts include a number of Broadway veterans-some of whom are making their Broadway At Music Circus debuts-and audience favorites from previous Broadway At Music Circus productions. (more...)

America's Longest Running Annual Broadway Musical Opens At The Round Barn Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2018

As unlikely as it might seem, it is possible that despite the fact that "Plain and Fancy" has been performed over three thousand times during the past thirty years with an attendance of over three hundred thousand patrons there might still be some folks who haven't seen "Plain and Fancy" at the Round Barn Theatre in Nappanee. (more...)

Ben Edelman to Receive Dorothy Loudon Award at Theatre World Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2018

It was announced today by The Theatre World Awards Board of Directors (Dale Badway, President), and The Dorothy Loudon Foundation (Lionel Larner, Executive Director), Ben Edelman (Admissions) will be honored with the 10th Annual Dorothy Loudon Award at the 74TH Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony on the set of the TONY Nominated Broadway Revival of Once on This Island on Monday afternoon, June 4, 2018 beginning at 2:00 p.m at Circle in the Square (more...)

BWW Dance Review: The Pennsylvania Ballet Presents George Balanchine's JEWELS at the Philadelphia Academy of Music
by Barnett Serchuk - May 16, 2018

Balanchine famously said in reference to 'Jewels,' his full-length 1967 jewel-themed ballet: 'I have always liked jewels. After all, I am an Oriental, from Georgia and the Caucasus, and a Russian. I would cover myself with jewels...The ballet had nothing to do with jewels. The dancers are just dressed like jewels.' (more...)

Barry Manilow Comes to Ocesa Teatro in MANILOW: LIVE IN MEXICO CITY 6/4
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2018

Barry Manilow will grace the stage at Ocesa Teatro in MANILOW: LIVE IN MEXICO CITY on June 4 at 8:30 p.m. (more...)

Oh, What A Night! Muny Announces Full Cast For World Regional Premiere JERSEY BOYS
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

The Muny announced today its full cast and design teams for the world regional premiere of Jersey Boys, July 9 - 16. This will be the first licensed production of Jersey Boys in the world. Jersey Boys is proudly sponsored by BMO Harris Bank. (more...)

Tom Sierchio's ¬"The Girl Who Invented Kissing¬" Takes Top Honors At Winter Film Awards International Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2018

Tom Sierchio's debut feature film The Girl Who Invented Kissing has won the award for Best Picture at New York City's 7th annual Winter Film Awards International Film Festival. The film is the story of a nameless, pill-popping drifter girl (Suki Waterhouse), who steps off a bus and into a neighborhood bar owned by two middle-age brothers. She quickly befriends older brother Victor (Dash Mihok) - a good-natured lummox whose mind was affected as the result of a childhood accident. The mysterious Girl soon upsets the delicate balance of the brothers' lives while bringing both trouble and new life into the world of these resigned characters. (more...)

MAGIC AT CONEY Comes to Coney Island Museum
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2018

Magical Promotions, together with Coney Island USA, presents an afternoon of fun and wonder for the entire family. "Magic at Coney!!!" is a magical variety show highlighting a vast array of magicians; featuring illusionists, escape artists, mentalists and close-up magicians from around the world. (more...)

Alexandra Silber to Lead CAMELOT at Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2018

Shakespeare Theatre Company today announces the cast of Lerner and Loewe's multiple Tony Award-winning musical Camelot. Directed by STC Associate Artistic Director Alan Paul (Kiss Me, Kate; Man of La Mancha), the classic musical will play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F St NW) from May 22 through July 1, concluding STC's 2017-2018 mainstage season. (more...)

Matiss Kaza's ONE TICKET, PLEASE Honored At Winter Film Awards International Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2018

Matiss Kaza's feature-length documentary One Ticket Please was honored at New York City's 7th annual Winter Film Awards International Film Festival, taking home the prestigious New York Perspectives Award. This award celebrates the festival film that best showcases the creativity and excitement of New York City - the most New York film at the most New York festival in the greatest city in the world! (more...)

Iara Lee's Documentary 'Burkinabe Rising: The Art of Resistance In Burkina Faso: Honored at Winter Film Awards International Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2018

Iara Lee's feature-length documentary film Burkinabè Rising: The Art of Resistance In Burkina Faso was honored at New York City's 7th annual Winter Film Awards International Film Festival, taking home the award for Best Documentary Film and nominations for Best Original Score and Outstanding Woman Director. (more...)

Dan Goggin & Robert Lorick's JOHNNY MANHATTAN Is Now Available For Licensing Through Samuel French
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

More than 40 years after its creation, Dan Goggin and Robert Lorick's musical, Johnny Manhattan, had its world premiere in Goggin's home state, Michigan. Featuring a book and lyrics by Lorick, music by Goggin, and directed and choreographed by Mark Martino, Johnny Manhattan played a successful engagement at the Meadow Brook Theater (Rochester Hills, MI) in September 2017. Performance rights for the new musical are now available through Samuel French, the world's premier theatrical publishing and licensing company. (more...)

SEQUINS Celebrates the Sixties at the Adelaide Cabaret Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2018

Sequins, a Brazilian and the Power of the Sixties offers two stories, both set to a soundtrack of the1960s. (more...)

VANJARI: The Mother/Daughter Cabaret Debuts July 8th
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2018

Vampingo Productions presents VANJARI: The Mother/Daughter Cabaret, starring Evangeline Johns and Ariana Johns in MIXED BAGS. Musical Direction by Darryl Curry and Staging by Max McGuire & Mark Mindek. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 23, 2018
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2018

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

BWW Review: Feel the love with Good Night Theatre Collective at PRIDE: THE LOVE CABARET
by Katie Becker - Jun 17, 2018

Good Night Theatre Collective kicked off Pride weekend in Sioux Falls with their last cabaret show of season 2, PRIDE: The Love Cabaret. Thursday's sold out show featured songs written or performed by LGBTQ artists. (more...)

The Round Barn Theatre Is Featuring The Love Affair Of The Generation¬ÖThe Laugh Affair Of The Century
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

Barry Manilow's unforgettable hit song is brought to life onstage in this entertaining nightclub spectacle. 'Her name was Lola. She was a showgirl....' So begins this tale of romance and stardom that has captivated audiences across the globe. With sensational originality, Barry Manilow's Copacabana is a show that will leave you breathless. (more...)

Disney's NEWSIES Takes The Stage July 10-15 At Broadway At Music Circus
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2018

The 2018 Broadway At Music Circus season continues with Disney's Newsies, which The New York Times called "a musical worth singing about!" With a cast that includes Broadway veterans and veterans of the Broadway and national touring productions of Newsies-and featuring the original Tony Award-winning Broadway choreography-the show is sure to be an audience favorite. Performances of Disney's Newsies are Tuesday, July 10 through Sunday, July 15 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. (more...)

Social: Go Behind The Scenes Of JERSEY BOYS At The Muny With Mark Ballas!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2018

Go behind the scenes of The Muny's production of Jersey Boys today when Mark Ballas takes over our Instagram account to give our readers a behind the scenes look at what it takes to put on a show at the world's largest musical theatre. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For Sheffield Theatres' Christmas Musical KISS ME, KATE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2018

Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres, Robert Hastie, today announces the full cast for Paul Foster's major revival of Kiss Me, Kate. Foster directs Delroy Atkinson (Gangster 1), Edward Baker-Duly (Fred), Cindy Belliot (Hattie), John Conroy (Baptista), Dafydd Emyr (Harrison Howell), Dex Lee (Bill), Rebecca Lock (Lilli), Ross McLaren (Gremio), Joel Montague (Gangster 2), Adam Rhys-Charles (Hortensio), Amy Ellen Richardson (Lois), Matthew Whennell-Clark (Ralph) and Layton Williams (Paul), with Jessica Buckby, Ronan Burns, Louis Gaunt, Ruby Greenwood, Tash Holway (also Assistant Choreographer and Dance Captain), Jennifer Louise Jones, Bobbie Little, Emmanuele N'Zuzi, Simon Oskarsson and Clancy Ryan. The production opens on 12 December, with previews from 7 December, and runs until 12 January 2019. (more...)

Social: Go Behind The Scenes Of JERSEY BOYS At The Muny With Mark Ballas Tomorrow!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2018

Go behind the scenes of The Muny's production of Jersey Boys tomorrow when Mark Ballas takes over our Instagram account to give our readers a behind the scenes look at what it takes to put on a show at the world's largest musical theatre. (more...)

IN A BOOTH AT CHASEN'S Comes to El Portal - Tickets On Sale Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2018

???????On November 15, 1949, in Hollywood, California, an up-and-coming young actress met a handsome movie star for dinner -- a blind date that changed history. (more...)

VIDEO: See the Boys of JERSEY BOYS at The Muny Perform 'Cry For Me'
by Stage Tube - Jul 12, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Muny's production of Jersey Boys! Check out the Boys in action performing 'Cry For Me' in the video below! (more...)

VIDEO: Highlights from NEWSIES at Broadway At Music Circus
by Stage Tube - Jul 11, 2018

The 2018 Broadway At Music Circus season continues with Disney's Newsies, which The New York Times called 'a musical worth singing about!' With a cast that includes Broadway veterans and veterans of the Broadway and national touring productions of Newsies-and featuring the original Tony Award-winning Broadway choreography-the show is sure to be an audience favorite. Performances of Disney's Newsies are Tuesday, July 10 through Sunday, July 15 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look At Mark Ballas Led JERSEY BOYS at The Muny
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Muny's production of Jersey Boys! Check out the video below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at NEWSIES at Broadway At Music Circus
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

The 2018 Broadway At Music Circus season continues with Disney's Newsies, which The New York Times called 'a musical worth singing about!' With a cast that includes Broadway veterans and veterans of the Broadway and national touring productions of Newsies-and featuring the original Tony Award-winning Broadway choreography-the show is sure to be an audience favorite. Performances of Disney's Newsies are Tuesday, July 10 through Sunday, July 15 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. (more...)

EAT DRINK AND BE BROADWAY To Benefit TheatreZone
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2018

TheatreZone will present 'Eat, Drink & Be Broadway,' its new signature fundraising event, from 6 to 10 p.m. on Wednesday, March 14 at the G&L Theatre, 13275 Livingston Road, Naples, where the non-profit organization is in-residence. The evening will feature a Cuban-themed cocktail reception and patron party, special presentation of Barry Manilow's Copacabana, and a limited live auction that will include the opportunity to appear on stage in Act II that evening. Guests can also vie to win two tickets to TheatreZone's 2018-19 main stage shows. (more...)

Four Day Weekend Comedy Opens Second Theater In Dallas
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2018

Critically-acclaimed Four Day Weekend Comedy, the premier improvisation group who has been performing their award-winning show in their own 212-seat theater in the heart of downtown Fort Worth for 20 years, has announced their plan to open a second location off Lower Greenville in Dallas, Texas in 2018. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Will and Anthony Nunziata Play The Royal Room at The Colony Hotel
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jan 20, 2018

The stirring original song co-written by Anthony Nunziata is titled The Gift Is You , however the real Gift to anyone who gets turned on by a world class entertainment experience are Will & Anthony. Their cabaret act at The Colony Hotel in Palm Beach had the kind of thrilling effect on the packed Royal Room audience that brought back memories of what it was like when the great acts in the golden age of nightclubs charged onto the stage of The Copacabana or Persian Room in New York City. (more...)

Alice Barlow and Michelle Gayle to Join SON OF A PREACHER MAN UK Tour in 2018
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

Alice Barlow and Michelle Gayle will star in the heart-warming new musical Son of a Preacher Man. Alice will play the role of Kat from 16 January 2018 and Michelle will play the role of Alison from 6 March 2018. (more...)

An Epic Returns: Meet the Cast of ANGELS IN AMERICA- Now in Previews!
by Danielle Gutierrez - Feb 25, 2018

The epic story returns. Tony Kushner's two-part play, ANGELS IN AMERICA makes its way back to Broadway tonight! A cast led by Tony nominee Andrew Garfield and two-time Tony winner Nathan Lane will begin previews tonight at the Neil Simon Theatre with Part 1: Millennium Approaches. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

Jazz Meets Samba with Nilson Matta at Jazz Forum
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2018

Performing music from Duke Ellington, Monk, Jobim, Mingus,Toninho Horta, Stanley Turrentine, Noel Rosa and much more music from the American and Brazilian song book. (more...)

Cabaret Legend Marilyn Maye To Celebrate Her 90th Birthday At Feinstein's At The Nikko
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2018

Back by popular demand, the legendary Marilyn Maye returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko for two performances only-Friday, March 23 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, March 24 (8 p.m.). In this special evening celebrating her 90th birthday, Ms. Maye will perform selections from the Great American Songbook and share anecdotes from her legendary career! Tickets for Marilyn Maye range in price from $41.25-$75 and are available now by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketfly.com. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Brazil Awards!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Barry Manilow Comes to the Majestic Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017

The pop music icon Barry Manilow will take the stage at the Majestic Theatre (224 E. Houston St.) in celebration of his newest album, This is My Town: Songs of New York on January 31, 2018 at 7:30PM. Fans will be in for a treat when they hear Manilow perform his greatest hits like Copacabana and Mandy as well as songs from his new album. Tickets go on sale this Friday, December 8 at NOON. (more...)

WICKED Day-of-Show Drawing to Return to Windy City
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017

Broadway In Chicago has announced that a WICKED day-of-show drawing for a limited number of seats will take place inside Block 37. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Brazil Awards; Just One Week Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

The Incredible PAUL ANKA Does The McCallum Theatre His Way In Two Unforgettable Performances
by David Green - Dec 21, 2017

Paul Anka returns to the McCallum Theatre for two performances on Friday, January 12, at 8:00pm, and Saturday, January 13, at 8:00pm. One of the most successful singers/songwriters in music history, with over 900 songs to his credit, Paul Anka has the distinction of having songs in the Top Forty in four different decades. His instantly recognizable hits include Diana, Put Your Head on My Shoulder, My Way and The Tonight Show theme. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Brazil Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

WINTER WONDERLAND Announced for Staten Island
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

MRWW LLC. is proud to present the inaugural Winter Wonderland Staten Island event to be held at Richmond County Bank Ballpark at St. George, opening November 25, 2017 and running through December 23, 2017. The event will be open Thursdays through Sundays between these dates. Winter Wonderland Staten Island is Staten Island's PREMIERE fully immersive holiday experience for locals and tourists alike. The event will feature a skating rink, 100 long slide called Mounty Liberty, rides, games, a holiday market, and a festive, family friendly atmosphere. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Brazil Awards!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

The Round Barn Theatre Comes To Life Again With Frank Sinatra And The Boys Returning From The Dead
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2018

The Rat Pack Lounge kicks off The Round Barn Theatre at Amish Acres 2018 season of seven upbeat Broadway and Off-Broadway musicals, comedies, and dramas. The season headlines the theatre's perpetual Plain and Fancy, the second longest uninterrupted run of any show in America except for Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera. (more...)

Dawn French, Julian Clary, Paul Zerdin, Nigel Havers, Gary Wilmot, Vincent And Flavia To Star In SNOW WHITE At The London Palladium
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2018

Qdos Entertainment today (27 April 2018) announces that they will return to the West End for a third year with Snow White at the London Palladium for a strictly limited 5 week run. Performances will begin at the iconic pantomime venue on Saturday 8 December 2018 running until Sunday 13 January 2019. Directed by Michael Harrison, public booking opens on Friday 4 May 2018. (more...)

The Muny Finds its JERSEY BOYS: Mark Ballas, Bobby Conte Thornton & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2018

After its acclaimed Broadway, touring and international productions, The Muny will be the first theatre in the world to create its own production of Jersey Boys. The Muny announced today the iconic leading quartet will star Emmy-nominated Mark Ballas as Frankie Valli, Bobby Conte Thornton as Bob Gaudio, Nicolas Dromard as Tommy DeVito and Keith Hines as Nick Massi. The fourth production in the theatre's centennial season, Jersey Boysruns July 9 - 16. Jersey Boys is directed and choreographed by Josh Rhodes with music direction by Rick Bertone. Jersey Boys is proudly sponsored by BMO Harris Bank. (more...)

Island City Stage Announces 2018-2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

???????Island City Stage is excited to announce the 2018-2019 season! The mission of the theater is to create quality theatrical productions that focus on the LGBTQ experience but have a heart and soul that is truly universal. This will be Island City Stage's 7th season. (more...)

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