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Inspired by material by Guy Bolton and John McGowan

CRAZY FOR YOUô is the story of Bobby Child, a well-to-do 1930's playboy, who's dream in life is to dance. And despite the serious efforts of his mother and soon-to-be-ex-fiancee, Bobby achieves his dream! Memorable Gershwin tunes include I Can't Be Bothered Now, Bidin' My Time, I Got Rhythm, Naughty Baby, They Can't Take That Away from Me, But Not for Me, Nice Work if You Can Get It, Embraceable You and Someone to Watch Over Me. It's a high energy comedy which includes mistaken identity, plot twists, fabulous dance numbers and classic Gershwin music.



New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich Announce Cast For Regional Premiere Of ONCE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2018

The New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich has today announced the cast for their brand new actor-musician co-production of Tony Award-Winning show, ONCE, which will make its regional premiere at the Ipswich based theatre from Thursday 6 to Saturday 22 September. (more...)

Social: Go Behind The Scenes Of Wolf Trap's BERNSTEIN 100 With Tony Yazbeck Today!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2018

Go behind the scenes of Wolf Trap's Bernstein 100 celebration today as Tony Yazbeck takes over our Instagram account to give you a behind the scenes look at rehearsal! (more...)

VIDEO: First Look at Natascia Diaz and Clybourne Elder in PASSION at Signature Theatre
by Stage Tube - Jul 27, 2018

Natascia Diaz (Signature's Crazy for You, City Center Encores! Grand Hotel), Claybourne Elder (Signature's Sunday in the Park with George, Broadway's Sunday in the Park with George) and Steffanie Leigh (Broadway's War Paint, Gigi, Mary Poppins) star in Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's musical Passion. (more...)

Free, Public Performances Of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Set To Launch Rude Grooms' Commons Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2018

Queens-based Rude Grooms announced today initial details for the company's inaugural public production: William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, led by actor-manager Laura Piccoli (Unhealthy at Battalion Theatre Co) and produced in partnership with Long Island City Artists at the Plaxall Gallery and the Astoria Park Alliance. The production will play shows in Queens at the Plaxall Gallery, Astoria Park, Queensbridge Park, and Rainey Park as well as in Manhattan at the West End Theatre. Reservations are strongly encouraged and can be made online at rudegrooms.com. (more...)

Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Opens AT Pittsburgh CLO Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2018

Pittsburgh CLO will fill the Benedum Center with magic and wonder fit for all ages with Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, July 27 - August 5. Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST ran for a staggering 13 years and over 5,000 performances on Broadway. Now, Pittsburgh CLO brings this treasured story to life for a new generation, continuing the organization's commitment to providing young patrons the opportunity to enjoy live musical theater at home in Pittsburgh. Tickets are now available by phone at 412-456-6666, online at pittsburghCLO.org or by visiting the Box Office at Theater Square. Select half-price tickets for children 3-14 are sponsored by Giant Eagle, offering an affordable option for families to enjoy this timeless tale together. (more...)

Peninsula Players Theatre Presents THE DROWSY CHAPERONE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2018

Peninsula Players Theatre, in conjunction with its production of the musical comedy "The Drowsy Chaperone," will host artist Matt Crowle on Friday, August 3 at 6:30 p.m. Crowle will speak about his process as director and choreographer. Tickets to performances are available; admission to the pre-show seminar is free. (more...)

Rebecca Trehearn, Marc Elliot, Amy Ellen Richardson, and More Star in Nottingham Playhouse's SWEET CHARITY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2018

Subsequently adapted into an Oscar-nominated film, Sweet Charity is a modern Broadway classic following the trials and tribulations of Charity Hope Valentine (played by Trehearn). (more...)

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals Of The Muny's Beth Leavel Led GYPSY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2018

BroadwayWorld has learned that Beth Leavel will lead The Muny's production of GYPSY as Mama Rose! The production will feature direction by Rob Ruggiero, choreography by Ralph Perkins, and music direction by James Moore. (more...)

Kelsey Theatre Announces Its 2018-19 Season; NEWSIES, AMERICAN IDIOT, and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2018

Extra, extra. Read all about it! Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre has announced its blockbuster schedule for 2018-19. The curtain goes up on Kelsey's 45th season Sept. 6 with the award-winning musical 'Newsies,' followed by other major musicals, dramas, comedies, and shows for the entire family. Kelsey Theatre is located on MCCC's West Windsor Campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. Kelsey Theatre is wheelchair accessible with free parking next to the theater. (more...)

Reagle Music Theatre Ends 50th Summer Season On A High Note With THE MUSIC MAN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2018

Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston wraps up the company's spectacular 50th Anniversary Summer Season with The Music Man from August 2-12.  The multiple Tony award-winning musical will run for 8 performances (including 4 matinees) at the Robinson Theatre, 617 Lexington St., Waltham, MA. (more...)

BWW TV: Choreographer Parker Esse on North Carolina Theatre's NEWSIES
by Jeffrey Kare - Jul 23, 2018

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

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

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

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

Now Playing Onstage in Atlanta - Week of 7/20/2018
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Casting Announced For The Lyceum Premiere Of The 80's Musical FOOTLOOSE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

Casting is now complete for the Lyceum premiere of the fast-paced musical, Footloose, based on the movie and filled with all the songs that made that soundtrack an enduring classic. (more...)

Greater Boston Stage Company Announces Season 19 Special Events Including The Edward Twins and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

Greater Boston Stage Company kicks off its Season 19 Special Event line-up of stellar concerts and theatrical events with the always entertaining masters of impersonation, The Edwards Twins, from August 23 - 26, 2018. Direct from Las Vegas, twin brothers Anthony and Eddie Edwards perform 100 superstars with dazzling costumes, LIVE singing, and no gimmicks, just plain talent. Back by popular demand, it's a not-to-be-missed experience. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at HOW TO SUCCEED at Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre Starring Frankie J. Grande
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

Big business means big laughs in "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre's delightful sendup of corporate life playing in Muhlenberg's Baker Theatre, July 11-29. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch a Preview of HOW TO SUCCEED... at Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre Starring Frankie J. Grande
by Stage Tube - Jul 17, 2018

Big business means big laughs in 'How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying,' Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre's delightful sendup of corporate life playing in Muhlenberg's Baker Theatre, July 11-29. (more...)

The 'West of Broadway' Podcast Discuss the ON YOUR FEET National Tour and THE JUNGLE BOOK at Pasadena Playhouse
by West of Broadway - Jul 17, 2018

In this episode of West of Broadway Will and Lara are at the Pantages theater celebrating the opening night of the ON YOUR FEET! National Tour. Will and Lara meet in the lobby of the Pantages Theater for a 'Lobby Talk' about this exciting and groundbreaking production. ON YOUR FEET! is the inspiring true story about heart, heritage and two people who believed in their talent-and each other-to become an international sensation: Gloria and Emilio Estefan. (more...)

Photo Flash: Laura Osnes, Adam Kaplan, and Usdan Alum Mat Eisenstein Perform at Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

Tony Nominated Laura Osnes and Broadway Talent Adam Kaplan, accompanied by Musical Director (and Usdan Alum) Mat Eisenstein, took to the stage at Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts on Monday, July 16 as part of the camp's 50th Anniversary Festival season.  (more...)

Natascia Diaz, Steffanie Leigh, and More Lead Cast of Signature's PASSION
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

Natascia Diaz (Signature's Crazy for You, City Center Encores! Grand Hotel), Claybourne Elder (Signature's Sunday in the Park with George, Broadway's Sunday in the Park with George) and Steffanie Leigh (Broadway's War Paint, Gigi, Mary Poppins) are set to star in Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's musical Passion. (more...)

Two Gay Double Amputees Join Forces for Benefit Concert
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2018

After a sold-out inaugural year, David Connolly and Taylor Long are back to present BOTH 2.0, an annual cabaret fundraiser in support of the War Amps CHAMP (Child Amputee) Program. The benefit concert will take place on Sunday, September 30, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. at the intimate Glenn Gould Studio located in the Canadian Broadcasting Centre building, 250 Front St. W, Toronto, ON. (more...)

Irving Berlin's HOLIDAY INN Opens Walnut Street Theatre 210th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2018

Walnut Street Theatre opens its landmark 210th season with the lush romantic comedy Irving Berlin's HOLIDAY INN, featuring a score by "America's Songwriter."  Based on the classic film by the same name, the production will be directed by Charles Abbott and choreographed by Michelle Gaudette. Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn begins previews on September 4th, opens on September 12th, and runs through October 21st on the Walnut's Mainstage. (more...)

LIVING ON LOVE Opens At Peninsula Players Theatre, 8/15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2018

Peninsula Players Theatre, America's Oldest Professional Resident Summer Theatre, presents the regional premiere of "Living on Love," a new romantic comedy by two-time Tony Award-winner Joe DiPietro, based on the play "Peccadillo" by Garson Kanin.  The delightful "Living on Love" opens at Door County's theatrical icon on Wednesday, August 25 and performs through September 2 and is a glamorous, hilarious romp through the world of music, marriage, celebrity and love! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 8, 2018
by - Aug 8, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 8 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

VIDEO: Claybourne Elder and Steffanie Leigh Sing 'Happiness' From PASSION at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at PASSION at Signature Theatre in DC, starring Natascia Diaz (West Side Story),  Claybourne Elder (Signature's Sunday in the Park with George, Broadway's Sunday in the Park with George) and Steffanie Leigh (Broadway's War Paint, Gigi, Mary Poppins). Check out Claybourne Elder and Steffanie Leigh singing 'Happiness' below! (more...)

VIDEO: Signature's Claybourne Elder and Steffanie Leigh Perform 'Happiness'
by Stage Tube - Aug 8, 2018

Natascia Diaz, Claybourne Elder and Steffanie Leigh are set to star in Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's musical Passion. This new production will be directed by Signature Theatre's Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner.Passion runs August 14 - September 23, 2018 in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre. (more...)

Watermill Theatre New Associate Artists Include Barney Norris, Caroline Sheen, andSarah Travis
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

Paul Hart, Artistic Director of The Watermill Theatre, has announced that Sarah Travis, Caroline Sheen, Barney Norris, Tom Jackson Greaves, Tarek Merchant, Katie Lias and Sophie Stone will join the West Berkshire producing theatre as Associate Artists. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 7, 2018
by - Aug 7, 2018

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

BWW Interview: Laura Osnes Brings BROADWAY PRINCESS PARTY to Minneapolis
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Aug 5, 2018

Hometown girl Laura Osnes brings her Broadway friends to the Pantages on Aug. 18, 2018, for BROADWAY PRINCESS PARTY, an ultimate concert fairytale dream come true for her and ballgowned, crowned Minneapolis audiences. (more...)

BWW Interview: Make 'Em Laugh, Make 'Em Cry with Joy: A Conversation with Nicolas Dromard
by Carla Maria Verdino-SŁllwold - Aug 5, 2018

'I think the audience is going to eat up Singing' in the Rain. It is live theatre where anything can happen, and the talent in this cast is really amazing,' enthuses the star of Maine State Music Theatre's new production of the beloved classic, which begins its run at Brunswick's Pickard Theater on August 8th. For Nicolas Dromard, the opportunity to play Don Lockwood is a dream come true. 'It's taken me thirty-one years, but here I am,' he says with a big grin. (more...)

Bid Now to Win A VIP Trip to HELLO, DOLLY! on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2018

Bid to win 2 Orchestra seat tickets to the Tony-winning hit Hello, Dolly! on Broadway starring Bette Midler with a private backstage tour with cast member Branch Woodman on Saturday, August 4, 2018!  (more...)

Peninsula Players Theatre Presents THE DROWSY CHAPERONE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2018

Peninsula Players Theatre, in conjunction with its production of the musical comedy "The Drowsy Chaperone," will host artist Matt Crowle today, August 3 at 6:30 p.m. Crowle will speak about his process as director and choreographer. Tickets to performances are available; admission to the pre-show seminar is free. (more...)

VIDEO: Go Behind The Scenes Of Signature Theatre's PASSION On BWW's Instagram!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

Natascia Diaz, Claybourne Elder, and Steffanie Leigh star in Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's musical Passion. This new production is directed by Signature Theatre's Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Signature's Sunday in the Park with George, West Side Story). Passion runs through September 23, 2018 in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre. BroadwayWorld is taking you behind the scenes of the production today on our Instagram! Tune in as Claybourne Elder takes us behind the scenes at Signature Theatre on this two show day! (more...)

New London Barn Playhouse Announces Disney's NEWSIES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2018

Leave those dancing feet on 42nd street behind as the New London Barn Playhouse invites you to watch what happens when the 86th Summer Season takes us to the old Bowery to meet the kings of New York with the smash Disney musical Newsies, running August 8 - August 19, 7:30PM with Wednesday and Friday matinee performances at 2:00PM and Sunday performances at 5:00PM. (more...)

Social: Go Behind The Scenes Of Signature Theatre's PASSION On BWW's Instagram Today!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2018

Natascia Diaz, Claybourne Elder, and Steffanie Leigh star in Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's musical Passion. This new production is directed by Signature Theatre's Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Signature's Sunday in the Park with George, West Side Story). Passion runs through September 23, 2018 in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre. BroadwayWorld is taking you behind the scenes of the production today on our Instagram! Tune in as Claybourne Elder takes us behind the scenes at Signature Theatre on this two show day! (more...)

Todd McKenney Will Appear In Conversation With David Campbell, Carlotta, Nancye Hayes And His Mother, Peta McKenney At Ensemble Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

With a career spanning three decades, actor, performer and host, Todd McKenney will be 'in conversation' at the Ensemble Theatre in September with four very special guests, Nancye Hayes, his mum Peta McKenney, David Campbell and Carlotta for an hour featuring songs, stories and conversation. This follows the success of his first The Casting Couch series held at Ensemble Theatre two years ago. (more...)

BrightSide Theatre To Hold Annual Fundraiser 10/13
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

The BrightSide Theatre Board of Directors, Artistic Director Jeffrey Cass and Executive Director Julie Ann Kornak invite you to BrightSide Theatre's 2018 Annual Benefit on Saturday, October 13 from 7-10 pm at the Theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 South Ellsworth Street, Naperville, IL  60540. (more...)

Hayden Tee, Rob Compton, and Holly Dale Join The Royal Shakespeare Company's MATILDA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2018

The Royal Shakespeare Company's Matilda The Musical has announced new casting with Hayden Tee playing Miss Trunchbull alongside Rob Compton and Holly Dale Spencer as Mr and Mrs Wormwood. Gina Beck will continue to play Miss Honey, having joined the company in September 2017. Isobel Hubble and Francesca McKeown will join Sarah Munday and Olivia Wells in sharing the title role of Matilda. The multi award-winning production is currently playing its seventh year in the West End and is booking until 20 October 2019. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 13, 2018
by - Aug 13, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 13 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 12, 2018
by - Aug 12, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 12 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 11, 2018
by - Aug 11, 2018

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

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/11/2018
by - Aug 11, 2018

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 8/11/2018. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 10, 2018
by - Aug 10, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 10 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW Review: BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY at Dolphin Theatre Onehunga
by Monica Moore - Aug 10, 2018

This one is certainly more than elementary, dear Watson. Sir Charles Baskerville has died with a look of horror on his face and the footprints of a gigantic hound are found near his body. To find their ingenious killer, Holmes and Watson must not only brave the desolate moors before a family curse dooms its newest heir, but also navigate their way though the mayhem of confusion, silly accents and disguises. (more...)

Cast Announced For Goodspeed Musicals THE DROWSY CHAPERONE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2018

Goodspeed Musicals is delighted to announce the cast of the spirited musical comedy The Drowsy Chaperone. This high-speed spoof will run September 21 through November 25, 2018 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, CT. [Official Press Opening will be October 10, 2018.] (more...)

West End ONCE Actor Daniel Healy Takes The Lead In UK Regional Premiere Of The Musical At The Queen's Theatre Hornchurch
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2018

The Queen's Theatre Hornchurch has today announced its ensemble cast of actor-musicians for its UK regional premiere of the Tony-Award winning musical ONCE. It will star Daniel Healy as Guy; he originally played Eamon and was also the understudy for Ronan Keating and Arthur Darvill as Guy in the West End production. ONCE runs at the Queen's Theatre from 3 - 20 October. (more...)

HOLIDAY INN Opens at The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2018

Next up this summer at the Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival (FLMTF) is Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn. The show runs August 1 through August 22 at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse in Emerson Park. (more...)

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