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THE SOUND OF MUSIC Comes To The North Charleston PAC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2018

A brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, produced by NETworks Presentations, is making its Lowcountry premiere March 13 & 13 at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center as part of a North American tour. The show is part of the Best of Broadway series presented by Planet Fitness. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 10/19: Inside A VERY WICKED HALLOWEEN, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Oct 19, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: go inside A Very Wicked Halloween, and more! (more...)

Director Frank Oz To Give Q & A Session At Schimmel Center's Halloween Screening of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2018

Four-time Emmy award winning director and puppeteer Frank Oz will give a post-screening Q&A session at the Schimmel Center at Pace University's Halloween screening of the rarely seen Director's Cut of the cult class 1986 musical film he directed, Little Shop of Horrors on Tuesday, October 30 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Award Winning Cast For Bucks County Playhouse's I HATE HAMLET, 11/9-12/1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

Tony award-winner, Elizabeth Ashley ("Take Her She's Mine") and Tony nominee Tom Hewitt ("The Rocky Horror Show") will headline a refreshed production of Paul Rudnick's witty, laugh out loud comedy, "I Hate Hamlet" at Bucks County Playhouse, November 9 - December 1. The play marks Ashley's return to the Playhouse after co-starring opposite Robert Redford in the pre-Broadway production of Neil Simon's "Barefoot in the Park." (more...)

Rialto Chatter: Will Jerry Mitchell Helmed Adaptation of BECOMING NANCY Land On Broadway Next Season?
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2018

Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Jerry Mitchell revealed in an interview yesterday that he is currently working on a staged musical version of BECOMING NANCY, based on Terry Ronald's novel. (more...)

Moisés Kaufman to Direct Berkeley Rep's PARADISE SQUARE: AN AMERICAN MUSICAL, A.J. Shively, Kennedy Caughell, and More Star
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the full cast and creative team for Paradise Square: An American Musical. The world premiere is helmed by acclaimed director Moises Kaufman, with choreography by the legendary Bill T. Jones and a book by Marcus Gardley, Craig Lucas, and Larry Kirwan. Music by Jason Howland and Larry Kirwan, with lyrics by Nathan Tysen, and based on the songs of Stephen Foster. Paradise Square is produced by special arrangement with Garth H. Drabinsky in association with Peter LeDonne and Teatro Proscenium Limited Partnership. (more...)

Broadway In Akron Welcomes THE SOUND OF MUSIC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018

A brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, produced by NETworks Presentations, is making its Akron premiere December 4 and 5, 2018 at E.J. Thomas Hall as part of the 18-19 Broadway in Akron Series. (more...)

National Tour of THE SOUND OF MUSIC to Make Albuquerque Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2018

A brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, produced by NETworks Presentations, is making its Albuquerque premiere January 24-27, 2019 at Popejoy Hall as part of a North American tour. To purchase tickets, visit unmtickets.com, popejoypresents.com, call 505-925-5858, or visit the UNM Ticket Offices at the UNM Bookstore and Dreamstyle Arena (The Pit). For more information, please visit www.SoundOfMusicOnTour.com. (more...)

Bonnie Langford Joins 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2018

Full casting has been announced for 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL at the Savoy Theatre, London for a strictly limited season from 28 January - 31 August 2019. Bonnie Langford will play 'Roz Keith', joining the previously announced Louise Redknapp as 'Violet Newstead', Amber Davies as 'Judy Bernly', Natalie McQueen as 'Doralee Rhodes' and Brian Conley as 'Franklin Hart'. (more...)

Photo Flash: TOOTSIE Cast Poses In Front of New Broadway Home!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2018

Following its world premiere pre-Broadway engagement at Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre, Tootsie is getting ready to open on Broadway on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at the Marquis Theatre. John Behlmann, who plays Max, just posted a photo of the whole cast in front of their new Broadway home!  (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Appoints Director Of Marketing And Audience Development
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2018

Katharine L. Mussio has joined Westport Country Playhouse as director of marketing and audience development, leading the historic theater's marketing, public relations, communications, and audience development efforts for its season productions and programs.  (more...)

Vote For The 2018 BroadwayWorld Vermont Awards; Woodstock's HAIR Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Nov 26, 2018

There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Vermont Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

The Atlanta Lyric Presents YOUR HAPPY HOLIDAY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2018

Atlanta Lyric Theatre presents this brand new musical holiday spectacular December 20-23, 2018. A dazzling event featuring Atlanta's favorites, sparkling dance numbers and luxurious costumes, YOUR HAPPY HOLIDAY performs at the Jennie T. Anderson Theatre (548 South Marietta Pkwy., Marietta). For tickets, reservations and group pricing visit www.AtlantaLyric.com or call 404-377-9948. (more...)

BWW Interview: Music Director Shawn Gough and HOLIDAY INN at Paper Mill Playhouse
by Marina Kennedy - Nov 20, 2018

Paper Mill Playhouse will present 'Holiday Inn' from November 21 through December 30. This spectacular musical has a book by Gordon Greenberg and Chad Hodge; choreography by Denis Jones; direction by Gordon Greenberg; and musical direction by Shawn Gough. Broadwayworld.com had the pleasure of interviewing Shawn Gough to chat about his career and the upcoming show. (more...)

Britta Johnson's LIFE AFTER to Hold Industry Readings Featuring Mamie Parris & More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2018

The Old Globe in association with Yonge Street Theatricals will present a by-invitation-only industry reading of the new musical Life After on Thursday, December 6 at 2:00 p.m. and Friday, December 7 at Noon at Ripley Grier Studios in New York City. The reading will help the creative team prepare for the musical's upcoming American premiere this winter at The Old Globe in San Diego, where it will run from March 22 to April 28, 2019.  (more...)

THE SOUND OF MUSIC Comes to Van Wezel
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2018

A brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, produced by NETworks Presentations, comes to Sarasota on December 19 and 20 at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall as part of a North American tour. Tickets are $37-$87. Purchase at VanWezel.org, the Box Office or by calling (941) 953-3368. (more...)


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Rebel Wilson To Play Jennyanydots in CATS
by TV News Desk - Nov 19, 2018

Rebel Wilson is set to play the old Gumbie cat Jennyanydots in the film adaptation of CATS, according to Deadline. (more...)

The Green Room 42 Celebrates 500th Show With Rachel York
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018

THE GREEN ROOM 42 will celebrate its landmark 500th show this weekend as Rachel York, currently starring on Broadway in the new musical Head Over Heels, performs her concert "Thank You for the Music" on Sunday, November 18 at 7:00 PM. (more...)

BWW Interview: HEAD OVER HEELS Star Rachel York Readies Herself for Her Green Room 42 Show
by Gianluca Russo - Nov 16, 2018

Since making her Broadway debut back in 1989, Rachel York has become of the most beloved leading ladies of the Great White Way. Now, in a one-night-only show, York is going to make you fall head over heels for her once again. (more...)

Nancy Opel, Jamie Jackson, & Jesse JP Johnson Join Cast of WICKED
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018

The Broadway blockbuster WICKED will welcome new cast members to the Gershwin Theatre this fall. Beginning Tuesday, November 20, Tony Award nominee Nancy Opel will assume the role of Madame Morrible and Jamie Jackson will assume the role of Doctor Dillamond. Jesse JP Johnson will assume the role of Boq on Tuesday, December 11. (more...)

THE GREAT ELF ADVENTURE Returns To Way Off Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018

In 2015, The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre added a new holiday production to its Children's Theatre collection with the world premiere of its original musical comedy The Great Elf Adventure. Over the years, many adaptations of holiday stories have appeared on the WOB stage including Mr. Willowby's Christmas Tree, Frosty the Snowman, 'Twas the Night Before Christmas, and Clara and the Nutcracker Prince. The Great Elf Adventure is based on one of the most popular characters to appear at the theatre, Jingles the Elf.     (more...)

Priscilla Beach Theatre Announces 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2018

Priscilla Beach Theatre (PBT) announces its 2019 season will feature six major musical productions, including Hairspray and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, from May through October on its historic barn stage. Season ticket subscriptions go on advance sale for current subscribers on Dec.1, then open for new subscribers on Dec. 5, 2018. The 2019 Season includes large, well-known Broadway musicals, as well as award-winning, small cast productions including the current London west end hit, Heathers the musical. (more...)

No Need to Turn Back Time! Meet the Cast of THE CHER SHOW- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Nov 1, 2018

The Cher Show begins previews tonight, Thursday, November 1, 2018 at the Neil Simon Theatre. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

Atlanta Lyric Theatre Presents THE WEDDING SINGER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019

Atlanta Lyric Theatre presents this totally 80s romantic musical comedy February 8-Feb- ruary 24, 2019. Based on the hit Adam Sandler movie, THE WEDDING SINGER takes us back to a time when hair was big, greed was good, collars were up and a wedding singer might just be the coolest guy in the room. Just say yes to the most romantic musical in twenty years! THE WEDDING SINGER performs at the Jennie T. Anderson Theatre (548 South Marietta Pkwy., Marietta). (more...)

The RSC's DON QUIXOTE Ends Its Limited Run At The Garrick Theatre On 2 February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019

The Royal Shakespeare Company's Don Quixote must end its strictly limited 14-week engagement at the Garrick Theatre on 2 February 2019. The critically-acclaimed production originally premiered at the RSC's Swan Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon in spring 2016 and transferred to the West End on 27 October. (more...)

BUDDY- THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY Comes to The John W. Engeman Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019

The John W. Engeman Theater announces the cast and creative team for BUDDY -THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY. Performances begin on Thursday, January 17 and run through Sunday, March 3, 2019. (more...)

Brooklyn's On Stage At Kingsborough Announces 2019 Spring Performing Arts Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2019

On Stage At Kingsborough, a leading performing arts presenter, presents its Spring 2019 season featuring world class artists from around the globe.On Stage At Kingsborough brings top notch performing arts to Southern Brooklyn, with an eclectic roster of artists spanning multiple genres including cabaret, dance, music, and family programming. The full season runs through May 17, 2019. (more...)

Zachary Morris Comes to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2019

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents West End star Zachary Morris (Secret Garden, Spring Awakening, Rocky Horror) and international conductor Ben van Tienen (Funny Girl, West Side Story) making their Feinstein's/54 Below debut with Instructions for Dancing, a night of singing and storytelling. In a time filled with so much doubt and unrest, let yourself be transported into their world of acceptance and empowerment, reminding you through their heartfelt stories that we are all good enough as we are. Take a haunting journey through words, music, and consciousness as they cover the songs from Alan Menken and Jerry Herman to Fleetwood Mac and the Magnetic Fields. Mesmerizing and magical, Instructions for Dancing invites you to come and rediscover yourself at Feinstein's/54 Below. Instructions for dancing the album was created by Zach and Ben in 2016 during their time on the Rocky Horror Show and is available for download on all major music retailers. http://www.instructionsfordancing.com (more...)

Casting Announced Of THE DOUBLE-THREAT TRIO!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2019

Pittsburgh CLO is proud to announce the cast of the world premiere of THE DOUBLE-THREAT TRIO written by Adam Overett February 15, 2019 April 28, 2019 at the CLO Cabaret. THE DOUBLE-THREAT TRIO is the third musical to be given a world premiere from Pittsburgh CLO's inaugural SPARK festival, which developed musicals designed to cultivate the next generation of small-cast shows that will continue on in similar venues around the country. Tickets for this hysterical take on 'making it' in the theater are now available online at CLOCabaret.com, by phone at 412-456-6666 or in person at the Theater Square Box Office, and start at $31.25. (more...)

Photo Credit: Walnut Street Theatre Presents A COMEDY OF TENORS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2019

Walnut Street Theatre continues its landmark 210th season with the uproarious Ken Ludwig's A COMEDY OF TENORS. Directed by and starring Frank Ferrante, this over-top-top comedy from Tony Winner Ken Ludwig begins previews on January 15th, opens on January 23rd, and runs through March 3rd on the Walnut's Mainstage. (more...)

Franklin Performing Arts Company Announces Cast of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019

The Franklin Performing Arts Company (FPAC) has announced casting for their upcoming production of the classic comedy You Can't Take it With You. The cast will feature Equity actor Andrew Scott Holmes as Ed Carmichael. Holmes starred in FPAC's production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat last season. He has traveled the world working in regional theatre and cruise ships alike. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For The World Premiere Of Alex Oates' ALL IN A ROW
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2019

Paul Virides Productions, Evelyn James Productions and United Theatrical today announces the full cast of the world premiere production of Alex Oates' All in a Row. Dominic Shaw directs Charlie Brooks (Tamora), Simon Lipkin (Martin), Michael Fox (Gary) and Hugh Purves (Laurence). The production opens at Southwark Playhouse on Monday 18 February, with previews from Thursday 14 February, running until Saturday 9 March. (more...)

Spring Into 2019 With This Year's Upcoming Broadway Shows!
by Stephanie Wild - Jan 1, 2019

2018 is coming to a close, and that could only mean one thing...we're gearing up for the new shows coming in 2019! Between now and the Tony Awards, this spring will bring fan favorites like Be More Chill and Hadestown, a much-anticipated revival of Kiss Me, Kate, and many more. BroadwayWorld brings you a look at all of the shows you can get excited for. Mark your calendars now! (more...)

Photo Flash: Santino Fontana Dons a Wig and Dress For TOOTSIE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2018

Santino Fontana is gearing up to don a wig and a dress onstage in Tootsie! The new musical comes to Broadway on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at the Marquis Theatre. We've got your first look at the leading man in costume below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Santino Fontana as 'Dorothy Michaels' TOOTSIE!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2018

Following its world premiere pre-Broadway engagement at Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre, Tootsie is getting ready to open on Broadway on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at the Marquis Theatre. Below, check out a first look at the show's new Broadway artwork, featuring leading man, Santino Fontana, in drag! (more...)

THE SOUND OF MUSIC Comes to the Kauffman Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2018

A brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, produced by NETworks Presentations, is making its Kansas City premiere January 15 - 20 at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts as part of a North American tour. Tickets are available at Ticketmaster.com, BroadwayInKC.com, the Kauffman Center box office, 301 W. 13th Street, or by calling 816.994.7222. Groups of 10+ call 1.866.314.7687. Ticket prices start at $43.00. For more information, please visit www.SoundOfMusicOnTour.com. (more...)

BWW Interview: Mary Nye Bennett Directs Some of the Best Atlanta Singers for YOUR HAPPY HOLIDAY at Atlanta Lyric Theatre
by David Muschell - Dec 3, 2018

I recently spoke with Mary Nye Bennett who is directing the inaugural holiday show for Atlanta Lyric Theatre, Your Happy Holiday, which will be performed at the Jennie T. Anderson Theatre (548 South Marietta Pkwy., Marietta), Dec. 20-23. (more...)

Vote For The 2018 BWW Vermont Awards; HAIR Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 3, 2018

There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Vermont Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Final Chance to Vote for the BWW Vermont Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 24, 2018

It's the last week to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Vermont Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Gregory Mosher Departs Broadway Revival of ALL MY SONS; Jack O'Brien Now To Direct
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2018

A casting dispute has led director Gregory Mosher to depart a recently announced Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's All My Sons, staring Annette Bening and Tracy Letts.  (more...)

Muny Announces 101st Season Creative Teams - Including KINKY BOOTS, MATILDA, GUYS AND DOLLS, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2018

The Muny announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for its 2019 season, which opens on June 10 with Guys and Dolls. (more...)

Christian Borle, John Tartaglia to Direct at Muny; Full Creative for 101st Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2018

The Muny announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for its 2019 season, which opens on June 10 with Guys and Dolls. (more...)

Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2018 BWW Vermont Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 17, 2018

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Vermont Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Casting Announced For THE SOUND OF MUSIC at Van Wezel
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2018

A brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, produced by NETworks Presentations, comes to Sarasota on December 19 at 7:30 p.m. and December 20 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall as part of a North American tour. Tickets are $37-$87. For more information, please visit TheSoundOfMusicOnTour.com. (more...)

Bay Street Theater to Present SAFE SPACE and ANNIE GET YOUR GUN This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2018

Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce two of the three productions planned for the 2019 Mainstage Summer Season. The first will be the World Premiere of SAFE SPACE, which will run from May 28 - June 16. This new play is by Alan Fox and will be directed by three-time Tony Award Winner Jack O'Brien (The Hard Place, Hairspray, The Coast of Utopia). (more...)

A COMEDY OF TENORS Continues Walnut Street Theatre Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2018

Walnut Street Theatre continues its landmark 210th season with the uproarious Ken Ludwig's A COMEDY OF TENORS. Directed by and starring Frank Ferrante, this over-top-top comedy from Tony Winner Ken Ludwig begins previews on January 15th, opens on January 23rd, and runs through March 3rd on the Walnut's Mainstage. (more...)

Set Sail For Laughter With GILLIGAN'S ISLAND - THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

Audiences at The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre will once again have the chance to see some of their favorite characters come to life on the stage as the theatre sets sail for laughter as it presents the area premiere of Gilligan's Island - The Musical. (more...)

Three Weeks Left To Vote For the BWW Vermont Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 10, 2018

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Vermont Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 1, 2018
by - Dec 1, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 1 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

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