Copacabana on Tour


DANCING WITH THE STARS Continues '24-Hour Cities Week' with 'Las Vegas Night'
by TV News Desk - Sep 28, 2018

“Las Vegas Night” – After taking in the music and culture of New York City on last night's show, the 12 remaining couples are set to celebrate the allure of Sin City and take a gamble on dancing to some of the city's most iconic songs as Las Vegas Night comes to “Dancing with the Stars,” live TUESDAY, OCT. 2 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand. (more...)

Mark Ballas Will Strut His Stuff in KINKY BOOTS For Two More Weeks
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018

Kinky Boots announce today that Emmy-nominated and two-time 'Dancing with the Stars' champion Mark Ballas will take over the role of 'Charlie Price' in the Tony Award-winning musical beginning on Tuesday, September 11, 2018. He will play a limited run through Sunday, November 4, 2018. Ballas succeeds David Cook who will play his last performance on Sunday, September 9, 2018. (more...)

Photo Flash: DANCING WITH THE STARS Vet Mark Ballas Struts Into KINKY BOOTS!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

Kinky Boots recently welocmed Emmy-nominated and two-time 'Dancing with the Stars' champion Mark Ballas, who took over the role of 'Charlie Price' in the Tony Award-winning musical. He will play a limited run through Sunday, November 4, 2018. Ballas succeeds David Cook who will play his last performance on Sunday, September 9, 2018. (more...)

Exclusive: Jake Cuenca Talks About His Career and LUNGS: 'It's A Reflection Of Myself'
by Jude Cartalaba - Sep 18, 2018

At 30, Filipino actor and model Jake Cuenca, who's been acting on film and TV since the age of 10, is trying his hands at acting onstage for the first time via 'Lungs,' a straight play written by Duncan MacMillan and was based on a novel of the same name. The play is co-produced by The Sandbox Collective and 9 Works Theatrical. (more...)

Cast Announced for IN A BOOTH AT CHASEN'S
by BWW News Desk - Sep 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...)

Casting Announced For IN A BOOTH AT CHASEN'S At El Portal
by BWW News Desk - Sep 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...)

Cleveland Play House Announces 2019 Benefit COPACABANA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

Cleveland Play House (CPH) will host its annual benefit, Copacabana, on Saturday evening, June 1, 2019, in the Allen Theatre at Playhouse Square. The gala will include dinner and dancing, a live auction and an exciting theatrical presentation.  CPH's annual benefit, two-time winner of Currents Magazine's Black Tie Award, promises to be another not-to-be-missed party. (more...)

BWW Live Chats with KINKY BOOTS Star Mark Ballas- Watch the Full Conversation!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2018

On Tuesday, October 23, (5:30pm EST) BroadwayWorld's Steve Schonberg is getting up close and personal with the star of Kinky Boots, Mark Ballas! (more...)

BWW Live Will Chat with KINKY BOOTS Star Mark Ballas On Tuesday!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2018

On Tuesday, October 23, (5:30pm EST) BroadwayWorld's Steve Schonberg is getting up close and personal with the star of Kinky Boots, Mark Ballas! (more...)

Official: Charlie Stemp and Danielle Hope Will Star in SNOW WHITE Panto
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

Charlie Stemp will return to the London Palladium to play The Prince in this year's Pantomime, Snow White at the London Palladium along with Danielle Hope who will play the title role of Snow White. They join the previously announced Dawn French as The Wicked Queen, Julian Clary as The Man in The Mirror, Paul Zerdin as Muddles, Nigel Havers as The Understudy, Gary Wilmot as Mrs Crumble with Vincent and Flavia as The King and The Queen for this strictly limited 5 week run. (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...)

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...)

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…The 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...)

29th Wangaratta Festival Of Jazz & Blues Announces World-Class Program
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2018

Australia's foremost jazz and blues music festival, Wangaratta Festival of Jazz & Blues, to be held from November 2nd-4th in Wangaratta, north-east Victoria, today announced a stunning program of international and Australian artists to tempt travellers, lovers of live music and locals alike. (more...)

Pittsburgh CLO's THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE Opens August 7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2018

Pittsburgh CLO is proud to produce THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE for the first time, August 7-12 at the Benedum Center. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Indianapolis - Week of 7/20/2018
by BWW - Jul 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/20/2018 for Indianapolis (more...)

Barry Manilow's Copacabana Sets The Stage For Summer Fun At The Round Barn Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

The Round Barn Theatre at Amish Acres in Nappanee presents "Barry Manilow's Copacabana" Playrights: Barry Manilow and Bruce Sussman, Lyricists: Bruce Sussman and Jack Feldman, produced by special arrangement with Musical Theatre, International, July 24 through August 26. American Sign Language performance August 25th at 8:00 PM. (more...)

VIDEO: Go Behind The Scenes Of JERSEY BOYS At The Muny With Mark Ballas!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 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...)

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...)

Disney's NEWSIES Takes The Stage Today-15 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 Today, July 10 through Sunday, July 15 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. (more...)

JERSEY BOYS Alum Mark Ballas Will Strut His Stuff as Charlie in KINKY BOOTS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2018

Kinky Boots announce today that Emmy-nominated and two-time "Dancing with the Stars" champion Mark Ballas will take over the role of 'Charlie Price' in the Tony Award-winning musical beginning on Tuesday, September 11, 2018. He will play a limited run through Sunday, November 4, 2018. Ballas succeeds David Cook who will play his last performance on Sunday, September 9, 2018. (more...)

BWW Interview: Turn Up the Heat with the New York International Salsa Congress!
by Olga El - Aug 29, 2018

Packed with dance workshops, vendors and world-class performances, the Goya Foods' New York International Salsa Congress (NYISC) is a massive celebration of everything salsa that takes place from Thursday, August 30, 2018 to Sunday, September 2, 2018 at the New York Marriott Marquis in Times Square. (more...)

HBO Latino to Premiere GILBERTO SANTA ROSA, 40… Y CONTANDO
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2018

Vamos a bailar con HBO Latino® from the comfort of your own home when “El Caballero de la Salsa,” Gilberto Santa Rosa, celebrates 40 remarkable years of his career with this historic concert. Gilberto Santa Rosa, 40… y Contando premieres on Friday, September 14 at 8pm ET/PT and will air across all of the channel's platforms, including HBO GO®, HBO NOW®, participating television and streaming partner platforms, and free On Demand channels. (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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