Dirty Rotten Scoundrels on Tour


Vincent Hooper Brings 'Here Today, Gone Tomorrow' to Ellington Jazz Club
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2018

One of Australia's most exciting and versatile musical theatre talents, WAAPA grad (Music Theatre), Vincent Hooper (Avenue Q, Heathers, Rocky Horror) is premiering his brand new show at The Ellington. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with the Legendary Lucie Arnaz
by Behind the Curtain - Sep 9, 2018

One of the industry's most beloved artists, Lucie Arnaz, swings by Shetler Studios to talk to Rob and Kevin about her fifty plus year stage career. From her roots on CBS' Here's Lucy, starring her mother Lucille Ball, to her celebrated concert career, Lucie has been entertaining audiences in such shows as Seesaw, My One and Only, Lost in Yonkers, Social Security, Once Upon a Mattress, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, I Do! I Do! and, the musical for which she received her Tony Award nomination, They're Playing Our Song! (more...)

'Every Show is Someone's Opening Night' - SCHOOL OF ROCK's Lexie Dorsett Sharp
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 7, 2018

Actress Lexie Dorsett Sharp remembers very clearly when the father of a former castmate came backstage after an opening night during a national tour in which the two women were performing to wish them well and to express how much he enjoyed the show. (more...)

TOOTSIE Announces $25 Lottery Tickets for Pre-Broadway Run
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018

A digital lottery will begin September 10 at 9AM for TOOTSIE.  TOOTSIE will play a pre-Broadway engagement at Broadway In Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre (more...)

Joanna Gleason & Marc Shaiman Join Roster of Stars for BEST IN SHOWS at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018

Joanna Gleason and Marc Shaiman will join Sierra Boggess, Ana Gasteyer, Adam Kantor, Andy Karl, Lindsay Mendez, Orfeh, Hugh Panaro, Christine Pedi, Kate Rockwell, Betsy Wolfe and Karen Ziemba, with special guest appearances by adorable four-legged friends, in the 2018 Best in Shows, a star-studded cabaret evening benefiting the Humane Society of New York (more...)

Adelaide Clemens to Lead Lincoln Center Theater's THE HARD PROBLEM
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

Lincoln Center Theater has announced full casting for its upcoming production of THE HARD PROBLEM, a new play by Tom Stoppard, to be directed by Jack O'Brien. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for NELL GWYNN at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

Chicago Shakespeare Theater presents the North American premiere of Jessica Swale's exuberant new comedy Nell Gwynn, September 20-November 4, 2018. The music- and dance-filled play took London audiences by storm when it debuted at Shakespeare's Globe, followed by a celebrated run on the West End. Director of the original London production, Christopher Luscombe, helms the new Chicago Shakespeare production. Star of Broadway and the West End Scarlett Strallen appears as Nell; Chicago leading actor Timothy Edward Kane performs the role of King Charles II. (more...)

BWW TV: Santino Fontana, Lilli Cooper, David Yazbek and More Talk Bringing TOOTSIE from the Screen to Stage
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 5, 2018

BroadwayWorld was on site when the cast and creative of the new comedy musical, Tootsie, which will play a pre-Broadway engagement at Broadway In Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre from September 11th - October 14th, met the press! Watch stars Lilli Cooper and Santino Fotana, as well as composer/lyricist David Yazbek talk about bringing the production from the silver screen to the stage in the video below! (more...)

Up on the Marquee: TOOTSIE Arrives on Broadway!
by Walter McBride - Sep 21, 2018

TOOTSIE will open on Broadway on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at the Marquis Theatre (210 West 46th Street). Broadway preview performances will begin on Friday, March 29, 2019. (more...)

Photo Flash: Pegasus Theatre Chicago Presents ECLIPSED
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

Pear Theatre will debut its new Pear Flambe Cabaret series with J/K Cabaret's "Let's Hear It For The Boys!" on Friday, November 2 and Saturday, November 3. This evening of gospel, jazz, R&B, and cabaret standards will feature Bay Area performers Juanita Harris and Karyn Rondeau, joined for this event by Anthone Jackson and Brian Palac. Tickets ($25 in advance or $28 at the door) can be purchased by visitingwww.thepear.org or calling (650) 254-1148. (more...)

J/K CABARET Opens Pear Flambé Cabaret Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

Pear Theatre will debut its new Pear Flambe Cabaret series with J/K Cabaret's "Let's Hear It For The Boys!" on Friday, November 2 and Saturday, November 3. This evening of gospel, jazz, R&B, and cabaret standards will feature Bay Area performers Juanita Harris and Karyn Rondeau, joined for this event by Anthone Jackson and Brian Palac. Tickets ($25 in advance or $28 at the door) can be purchased by visiting www.thepear.org or calling (650) 254-1148. (more...)

Tickets Now On Sale for ON YOUR FEET! in New Orleans
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

Hancock Whitney Broadway in New Orleans is pleased to announce that the New Orleans engagement of the hit Broadway musical ON YOUR FEET! - based on the life story of seven-time GRAMMY winning international superstar Gloria Estefan and her husband, 19-time GRAMMY winning producer-musician-entrepreneur Emilio Estefan - will go on sale Friday, Sept. 28 at 10 a.m. (more...)

Cast Announced For THE SLEEPY HOLLOW EXPERIENCE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

Brian Clowdus Experiences has announced the cast for The Sleepy Hollow Experience at Old Sturbridge Village, set to open in less than a week. The immersive, outdoor theatrical performance has become New England's newest Halloween tradition. Tickets for this fall's run are on sale now at www.osv.org/sleepy-hollow.      (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 15, 2018
by - Sep 15, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 15 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Tickets On Sale October 1 for TOOTSIE on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

Tickets for the new comedy musical, TOOTSIE, will go on sale to the general public beginning Monday, October 1, 2018 at 10am EST (more...)

Hugh Dennis, Lesley Garrett and John Marquez To Star In THE MESSIAH At The Other Palace
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

Casting has been announced for The Messiah by the writer of the Olivier Award-winning West End hit The 39 Steps as Patrick Barlow's The Messiah tours the UK this Autumn, before transferring to London's The Other Palace from Monday 3rd December - Saturday 5th January 2018. (more...)

MJTC Opens Season with Kim Kivens in a Solo Performance on Women's Health
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2018

Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company (MJTC) opens its 24th season with What I Thought I Knew by Alice Eve Cohen. Jennie Ward returns to MJTC to direct (Collected Stories).  (more...)

BWW Review: NEWSIES at West Fargo Summer Arts Intensive
by Brian Michaels - Jul 30, 2018

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BWW Review: DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS at Haddonfield Plays & Players is a Rotten Good Time
by Amber Kusching - Jul 29, 2018

HP&P's production of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is energetic, clever and action-packed. This show will definitely have you laughing out loud and leaving in stitches. Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is being presented as a part of HP&P's 85th season and plays through August 3rd at Haddonfield Plays & Players in Haddonfield, NJ. For more information about the show and to purchase tickets, please visit www.haddonfieldplayers.com (more...)

Complete Company And Creative Team Announced For PAM FARR SUMMER SHAKESPEARE STUDIO 2018
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2018

The Old Globe today announced the complete company and creative team for the Pam Farr Summer Shakespeare Studio, named for the Globe Board member whose generosity supports a four-week program for rising 9th - 12th grade students and recent high school graduates to develop foundational skills for reading, interpreting, and performing Shakespeare's plays, and to cultivate their own artistic voice through storytelling and creating original material. (more...)

Fire Island Dance Festival  Brings Together Unique Pairings, Iconic Works and Awe-Inspiring World Premieres
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2018

Once-in-a-lifetime pairings of ballet and contemporary luminaries, three remarkable world premieres, an excerpt of a seminal piece that changed the history of modern dance and unpredictable weather conditions marked this year's sold-out Fire Island Dance Festivalon July 20-22, 2018. The 24th edition raised a record $604,103 for Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

BWW Review: A Great Evening of DARK & DIRTY Ditties by Bucket List Cabaret at Three Clubs
by Shari Barrett - Jul 21, 2018

Featuring an eclectic mix of sexy, DARK & DIRTY show tunes and comedy songs, Bucket List Cabaret, the brain-child of Theatre 40 member Amanda Conlon and her husband Peter Flanigan, invaded Three Clubs on July 19, 2018 with an explosively entertaining evening of musical fun that kept its audience laughing from start to finish. I am not exactly sure how Ms. Conlon found (or perhaps created) such an amazing mix of naughty tunes, I can say each one kept me laughing at the unexpected language and subject matter throughout the entire show. (more...)

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Long Center Presents SUMMER STOCK AUSTIN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2018

Steal away for a fun-filled summer of musical theatre! Now entering its 14th season, there isn't any other program in the country quite like the Long Center's own SUMMER STOCK AUSTIN. (more...)

BWW Close UP: Jerry Mitchell
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Jul 20, 2018

Hoy, la adaptacion musical de PRETTY WOMAN comienza en Broadway sus funciones previas, y que mejor ocasion para repasar la carrera de su coreografo Jerry Mitchell, responsable de las coreografias de algunos de los musicales mas iconicos del ultimo cuarto de siglo. (more...)

Globe Guilders Will Host 28th Annual Fashion Show CELEBRATING COUTURE 2018
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

The Globe Guilders are pleased to announce their 28th annual fashion show and luncheon, Celebrating Couture 2018, presented by Neiman Marcus, to benefit The Old Globe's artistic and arts engagement programs. Once again, Neiman Marcus is producing The Art of Fashion, an exclusively curated show featuring the Fall collections of several celebrated designers, including an exclusive preview of 18 gowns from Zac Posen's Pre-Fall 2018 Collection. Celebrating Couture 2018 will take place on Thursday, August 16, 2018 in the Costa Del Mar Ballroom of the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa. (more...)

Royal Conservatoire Of Scotland Returns For Another Run At Edinburgh Festival Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

Following rave reviews and sold-out audiences, the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland returns to the capital this August for another five-star run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

Jack O'Brien Will Direct Stoppard's THE HARD PROBLEM Off-Broadway This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Andre Bishop) has announced two new productions for this fall: THE HARD PROBLEM, a new play by Tom Stoppard, to be directed by Jack O'Brien, beginning performances Thursday, October 25 and opening Monday, November 19 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater; and the Lincoln Center Theater/LCT3 production of PLOT POINTS IN OUR SEXUAL DEVELOPMENT, a new play by Miranda Rose Hall, to be directed by Margot Bordelon, which will begin performances Saturday, October 6, open on Monday, October 22, and run through Sunday, November 18 at the Claire Tow Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

Brief 7/17: Watch The HELLO, DOLLY! Cast Perform at Broadway Barks, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Jul 17, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: watch the cast of Hello, Dolly! perform at Broadway Barks, and more! (more...)

Amy Lehpamer To Play Headmistress Rosalie Mullins in Australian Premiere of SCHOOL OF ROCK
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2018

In the role made famous by Joan Cusack in the hit film, Amy Lehpamer will button up, starch up and don her spectacles to play the uptight but lovable straight-laced schoolmarm with a hankering for Stevie Nicks. (more...)

Hill Country Community Theatre Announces 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

Hill Country Community Theatre announces its 2012-19 season.  Featuring five productions, the season includes the musical comedy "Don't Hug Me, I'm Pregnant," a holiday comedy "Sorry! Wrong! Chimney!" the thriller/comedy "Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery," the comedy "Doublewide, Texas", and musical "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels".  This marks HCCT's 33rd year. (more...)

Review Roundup: Critics Weigh In On Pittsburgh CLO's THE FULL MONTY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018

Pittsburgh CLO's THE FULL MONTY will take it all off at the Benedum Center this summer July 6 - 15. Let's see what the critics have to say! (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...)

Breaking: TOOTSIE Finds Its Home on Broadway! Opening Set for April 2019 at the Marquis Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2018

SCOTT SANDERS PRODUCTIONS just announced that the new comedy musical TOOTSIE will open on Broadway on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at the Marquis Theatre (210 West 46thStreet) in the heart of Times Square. Broadway preview performances will begin on Friday, March 29, 2019. TOOTSIE will have its World Premiere in a pre-Broadway engagement this fall at Broadway In Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 West Randolph Street, Chicago, IL) from September 11 - October 14. Opening night in Chicago is Sunday, September 30, 2018. (more...)

PANIC! Productions Announces the Full Cast of INSPECTING CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2018

PANIC! PRODUCTIONS are thrilled to announce their entire Cast for the madcap holiday comedy, "INSPECTING CAROL" written by Daniel Sullivan. In addition to the headliner, Barry Pearl, Panic! Productions and director Kirsten Chandler confirmed a talented and stellar cast to perform the hysterical Christmas favorite in September. (more...)

BWW Review: DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS at Summer Stock Austin
by Jesse Griffith - Aug 5, 2018

Get down and dirty with these rotten scoundrels (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 4, 2018
by - Aug 4, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 4 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

ANNIE Will Open Way Off Broadway's 25th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2018

The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre, Frederick's only year-round producing theatre, will celebrate its 25th Silver Anniversary Season with its upcoming 2018/2019 line-up of shows. Kicking off the season in September will be the family favorite Annie. (more...)

Stanley Bahorek, Formerly at Yale, Comes To Five Towns College
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2018

Stanley Bahorek has joined the Theatre Department faculty at Five Towns College in Dix Hills, Long Island. Bahorek, a Former lecturer at the Yale Drama School, joins Department Chair David Kresner, former Head of Undergraduate Theater Studies at Yale, and Academy Award winner Milton Justice, also a former Yale professor. Professor Bahorek most recently appeared on Broadway in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and can be seen on the Emmy Award winning Netflix show Master of None. He will be directing the Fall musical production, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Playing November 15th through the 18th. (more...)

Full Casting Is Announced For Angus Jackson's RSC Production Of DON QUIXOTE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2018

Full casting is announced today for the Royal Shakespeare Company's Don Quixote, which originally premiered at the RSC's Swan Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon in spring 2016. The production will play at the Garrick Theatre in London's West End from 27 October 2018 to 2 February 2019. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Cast And Creative Of TOOTSIE Pose For The Press In Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2018

BroadwayWorld was on site this morning when the cast and creative of the new comedy musical, TOOTSIE, which will play a pre-Broadway engagement at Broadway In Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre from September 11th - October 14th, met the press! See the photos below! (more...)

BWW Feature: Birmingham Artists Give Tribute to the Creative Life of J'MEL DAVIDSON
by David Edward Perry - Aug 21, 2018

J'Mel Davidson held a very special light. He was extremely giving and quick to talk with great enthusiasm. He gave so much of that light to the world. He is a true testament to the power of laughter. His body may be gone. But his creative light still shines on in all that enjoyed him. (more...)

Ann Arbor Civic Presents DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2018

Based on the 1988 Steve Martin-Michael Caine comedy film of the same name, this original Broadway musical starred John Lithgow and Joanna Gleason and ran nearly two years. The role of the Steve Martin character won Norbert Leo Butz a Tony award. The music is written by the Tony-award-winning composer of THE BAND'S VISIT David Yazbek. (more...)

BWW Review: MSMT Throws Big, Beautiful 60th Birthday Bash
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Aug 14, 2018

Anniversaries are times to reflect, to evaluate, but also to celebrate. Yesterday with its 60 Years of Musical Theatre: The Best of Maine State Music Theatre gala concert, the Brunswick theatre pulled out all the stops with a big, beautiful Diamond Jubilee gala that proved a stunning culmination to this milestone season. And indeed, six decades after Victoria Crandall launched her dream at the Pickard Theater on the Bowdoin College campus, MSMT can boast numerous reasons to celebrate its history, as well as its present accomplishments and future aspirations. In a matinee and evening stagings that featured musical performances by twenty-one soloists and an ensemble of ten, as well a number of spoken tributes, Artistic Director Curt Dale Clark architected a program that was classy, heartfelt, and rich and deep in the talent it showcased. As with any commemorative event, the program tapped into nostalgia and memory but blended these with a strong sense of the vigorous, energetic, imposing presence this company has become - not only in Midcoast Maine but also as a force in national regional theatre. (more...)

The Beechman Hosts ANYTHING YOU CAN DO, A New Works Concert For Leading Ladies
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2018

All over America in 2018 women's voices are finally being heard en masse; in the mainstream media, the internet, on TV, movies and in politics. Musical theater, however? Not so much. Join us as we celebrate women's voices and the stories they tell at our brand-new female-forward new-works concert Anything You Can Do (A Night Of Something Better)! (more...)

IN & OF ITSELF Breaks Box Office Record For Weekly Gross; Extra Seats Added For Final Week Of Run
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2018

 IN & OF ITSELF, the smash-hit solo show written and performed by three-time Academy of Magical Arts Award winner Derek DelGaudio (Nothing to Hide) and directed by four-time Emmy Award winner Frank Oz (Little Shop of Horrors, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Star Wars), adds one more record to the books by breaking the all-time record for highest weekly gross ($216,630.00) at Daryl Roth Theatre, for the production's penultimate week of performances (week ending August 12).  The show is also primed to break the record a second time in the upcoming final week, with DelGaudio delivering the final performance ever on Sunday, August 19, 2018. (more...)

Hugh Dennis, Lesley Garrett And John Marquez To Star In UK Tour Of THE MESSIAH
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2018

Three towering talents play a cast of thousands in this new comedy by the writer of the Olivier Award-winning West End hit The 39 Steps as Patrick Barlow's The Messiah tours the UK this Autumn. Starring Hugh Dennis, Lesley Garrett and John Marquez, the funniest and most magical nativity you'll ever see opens at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre on October 15th, 2018 before touring to New Theatre, Cardiff; Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield; Cheltenham Everyman Theatre and Richmond Theatre. (more...)

KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN Cast & Creative Team Announced At The Lyric Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2018

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