Based on the novel by Oscar Wilde


Norma Terris Theatre

(Chester, CT, )
North Main Street
Chester, CT,
by TV News Desk - Nov 26, 2019
In addition to receiving the Humanitarian of the Year award at the 88th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade, Bret Michaels will be performing two of his hit songs.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2019
THE GREEN ROOM 42 - the new intimate concert venue dubbed Broadway's 'off-night hotspot' by The New York Times - will present the return of Reeve Carney, Zane Carney and Paris Carney for the star siblings' new evening 'The Carney Family Christmas Extravaganza' on Sunday, December 22 at 9:30 PM. The family has been making music together their entire lives and will come together in harmony again for one night only to perform holiday favorites and their original songs, following a sold out show this past summer.
by Stage Tube - Nov 17, 2019
The cast of The Spongebob Musical is giving fans a peek behind the curtain in an all new video.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020
The North American Tour of THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL will make its Las Vegas premiere at The Smith Center in Las Vegas Feb. 4-9. Tickets starting at $30 are on sale now and are available at, in-person at The Smith Center box office, or by calling 702.749.2000.
by TV News Desk - Jan 6, 2020
Composer and multi-instrumentalist Jeff Parker's Suite for Max Brown will be released on January 24, 2020 via a newly formed partnership between International Anthem and Nonesuch Records. The album, named for and dedicated to Parker's mother, features nine original songs as well as “Gnarciss,” an interpretation of Joe Henderson's “Black Narcissus,” and John Coltrane's “After the Rain.” Parker plays the majority of the instruments on the record and also engineered most it at home or during his 2018 Headlands Center residency in Sausalito, CA. The album track “Go Away” debuted today.  Parker performs at this year's Big Ears Festival in Knoxville, TN on March 27, as well as spring dates in Los Angeles, Chicago, and New York, among others; the full schedule is below.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2020
Reeve Carney, Grammy Award-winning star of Broadway's Hadestown, will launch his spring residency at The Green Room 42 in NYC on Sunday, February 2.
by TV Scoop - Jan 28, 2020
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on the Series Premiere of FOR LIFE, airing on ABC on Tuesday, February 11, 2020!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2020
Get the scoop on The Spongebob Musical stopping at the Buell Theatre this March!
by Stephen Mosher - Jan 25, 2020
The Broadway World Award winning Best Series is back for a third season and they are better than ever!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2020
'DORIAN', a new Rock Musical, is to have its premiere at the Other Palace in March. The venue has announced its new season, and the musical, with music and lyrics by Joe Evans and book by Linnie Reedman will be showcasing on March 20th and 21st for three exclusive performances.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020
This concert is part of the February 2020 Composers Now Festival celebrating living composers, the diversity of their voices and the significance of their musical contributions to our society. During the month of February, the Festival brings together dozens of performances presented by venues, ensembles, orchestras, opera companies, dance companies and many other innovative events throughout New York City.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
Folger Consort, the early music ensemble in residence at the Folger Shakespeare Library, performs two concerts of Palestrina's Perfect Art, February 7 and February 8, 2020 at 8pm in the Gothic nave of Washington National Cathedral.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2020
Stages Theatre Company is excited to ring in the New Year with The Dot, a dance collaboration with Escalate Dance and Theatre Studio.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2020
PW Productions have announced the full cast of the UK and Ireland Tour of Stephen Daldry's seminal production of JB Priestley's classic thriller AN INSPECTOR CALLS which runs at Theatre Royal Tuesday 24 - Saturday 29 March.
by Stage Tube - Jan 20, 2020
Michael Ealy is totally that dad when it comes to his kids! He reveals that he literally had to wipe away happy tears when he saw his daughter on-stage once. Plus, hear the heartwarming story about his 3-year-old daughter coming to her daddy's defense on the set of 'Stumptown.'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2020
Progressive Theater has announced its 2020 season. The 2nd season opens with 4 performances of THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS, co-produced with The Community Coalition on Race. The musical tells the truth of nine black boys who were ripped from a train in Alabama and accused of rape by two white women in 1931. Hauled to jail without a shred of actual evidence against them, The Scottsboro Boys were rushed through trial procedures, found guilty and sentenced to death. The cast includes Alcides Costa, April L. Barber, Bosa Mora, Brian Fender-Shirley, Donavon Chambers, Dorian Andrews, Jim E. Chandler, Jordan Owens, LeVane Harrington, Manny Milfort, Nasir Roper, Rodney Jackson, and Shawn-Herbert Felton. Performances run February 14th - 16th at The Burgdorff Center for The Performing Arts. Following all performances audience members are encouraged to participate in a post-show discussion.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020
Stages Theatre Company will ring in the New Year with The Dot, a dance collaboration with Escalate Dance and Theatre Studio. Based on the award-winning book by Peter H. Reynolds, this inspiring tale about the power of the imagination and creativity comes to life on our stage through beautifully crafted music, dance and interactive projection.
by Stephen Mosher - Jan 15, 2020
One of the most interesting cabaret performers in town, Joanne Halev debuted her first club act in 2018 to great response, and part of it is because she is SO interesting a?? and so is her former career. Stephen Mosher talks with Joanne about transitioning from perfume to performing.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020
As BroadwayWorld reported last month, Tony Award winning composer and lyricist Jerry Herman passed away at 88 years old. Next month, Broadway will unite to remember the legend.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2020
Orchestra of St. Luke's (OSL) today announced detailed programming for the second annual OSL Bach Festival, spanning three weeks from June 9-30, 2020, with concerts and masterclasses across four venues in Manhattan-including three orchestral concerts at Carnegie Hall-and featuring guest artists cellist Pieter Wispelwey, harpsichordist Jean Rondeau, and soprano Amanda Forsythe. The OSL Bach Festival was launched last June to great success as part of the first season of esteemed Baroque and Classical Music specialist Bernard Labadie as OSL Principal Conductor.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2020
Full casting has been announced for the UK and Ireland Tour of Stephen Daldry's seminal production of JB Priestley's classic thriller AN INSPECTOR CALLS which heads to Theatre Royal Brighton from Tuesday 25 a?" Saturday 29 February.
by Cara Joy David - Feb 6, 2020
A producer cannot just license any property s/he wants. Yes, MAME is available for licensing on the Concord Theatricals website, but if I wanted to mount it on Broadway it would be a little more complicated than shelling out cash. Hurdles for non-professional productions are not substantial, but many professional productions require levels of permission. Jerry Herman, who passed away on December 26, 2019, was a man unlikely to give permission for professional productions of his shows unless he thought they would be good.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2020
This month and beyond artists at Joe's Pub a?" a program and venue of The Public Theater a?" will honor legends and inspirations from across the universe of music. From shows featuring the indelible classic hits of singers like The Rat Pack, Chaka Kahn, and David Bowie to tributes of Dolly Parton and Bette Midler at the beginning of their careers, audiophiles and nostalgists have plenty to look forward to at Joe's Pub.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 5, 2020
Today's top stories: Plaza Suite, starring Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker, begins its pre-Broadway run in Boston, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020
Following his critically acclaimed run as Sergei Rachmaninoff in 'Preludes' at Southwark Playhouse, Keith Ramsay comes to the Other Palace in March to play Dorian Gray in the new Rock Musical's premiere on 20th and 21st March.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
This March, one of the leading Shakespearean actors of his generation, Michael Pennington, is to play Prospero for the first time in Jermyn Street Theatre's staging of Shakespeare's final work The Tempest.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
As BroadwayWorld reported last month, Tony Award winning composer and lyricist Jerry Herman passed away at 88 years old. Just yesterday, Broadway united to remember the legend. Michael Feinstein produced a memorial event at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, featuring performances by: Kristin Chenoweth, Harvey Fierstein, Sutton Foster, Kelli O'Hara, Bernadette Peters, Betty Buckley, Klea Blackhurst, Alice Borden, Jane Dorian, Lewis Stadlen, Lorna Luft, Ron Raines, Jason Graae, Marilyn Maye, Jeremy Jordan, Don Pippin, Lee Roy Reams, and Debbie Gravitte, with special video tributes from Angela Lansbury and Paul McCartney. Marc Bruni directed the event with Larry Blank serving as music director.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 4, 2020
Michael Feinstein produced a memorial event at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, featuring performances by: Feinstein ('I Won't Send Roses'), Kristin Chenoweth ('If He Walked Into My Life'), Sutton Foster ('I Don't Want to Know'), Kelli O'Hara ('Before the Parade Passes By'), Leslie Uggams ('I Am What I Am'), Bernadette Peters ('Time Heals Everything'), Betty Buckley ('Hello, Dolly!'), Klea Blackhurst and Tyne Daly ('Bosom Buddies'), John Bolton ('It Takes a Woman'), Lorna Luft ('Gooch's Song'), Ron Raines ('Mame'), Jason Graae ('You I Like'), Marilyn Maye ('It's Today'), Jeremy Jordan ('It Only Takes a Moment'), Lee Roy Reams ('The Best of Times'), and Debbie Gravitte ('Wherever He Ain't'), with Alice Borden, Jane Dorian, and Harvey Fierstein, and special video tributes from Angela Lansbury and Paul McCartney. Marc Bruni directed the event with Larry Blank serving as music director, and Don Pippin (guest conductor).
by TV News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
For its 17th edition, Caprices presents its new concept: Modernity 2 X Higher, spreading over two weekends on April 17-19 &  April 24-26, 2020. Marco Carola, Jamie Jones, Luciano, Sven Väth, Guy Gerber, Lee Burridge, Ricardo Villalobos, Adriatique will be amongst more than 53 of the most prominent artists of the moment, who will gather in Crans-Montana. Three new stages have been announced, one new daytime stage at Cry D'Er plus two new night stages that will host various national and international festival and club brands.
by TV Scoop - Feb 3, 2020
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of FOR LIFE, airing on ABC on Tuesday, February 18, 2020!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 3, 2020
Today's top stories: Broadway gathers to remember Jerry Herman tonight, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020
Tonight, at a celebration honoring theatre excellence on stages across the Washington area, theatre artists, administrators, patrons, and special guests gathered in the National Theatre's Helen Hayes Gallery for theatreWashington's announcement of nominees for the 36th Annual Helen Hayes Awards, which will be presented on Monday, May 18 at an event at the Anthem.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2020
Dutch National Ballet presents its new season, which includes many new ballets, some exciting collaborations and a grand tribute to one of the most important ballet composers of the 20th century: Igor Stravinsky.
by TV Scoop - Feb 24, 2020
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of FOR LIFE, airing on ABC on Tuesday, March 10, 2020!
by Stephen Mosher - Feb 21, 2020
The new open mic brunch at Pangea is already proving to be a great idea from Sue Matsuki and Gregory Toroian, and it's only had two day!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2020
This spring and summer artists at Joe's Pub a?" a program and venue of The Public Theater a?" will shine a light on the breath of Latinx art. This group of artists explore music styles with roots in Mexico, Chile, Cuba, the afrolatino traditions of the Caribbean, and more. Seasoned ears will be able to discern the influence of a myriad of traditions while newbies will be granted delightful access to the nuances under the Latinx umbrella at Joe's Pub.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2020
Eddie Star will be performing in the elevated, staged reading of Philip Paul Kelly's new musical 'Rockquiem For A Wrestler,' which will take place at the Triad Theater on May 3, 2020, at 4 pm. The musical inspired by the life of champion wrestler Ivan Koloff features compositions from Star's catalog and songwriter Paul Castrataro (The Portrait of Dorian Gray, Fags & Cellphones, Black Iris).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2020
The cast has been announced for the premiere of the new Rock Musical based on Oscar Wilde's 'The Picture of Dorian Gray'.
by TV Scoop - Feb 11, 2020
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of FOR LIFE, airing on ABC on Tuesday, February 25, 2020!
by TV News Desk - Dec 3, 2019
December is a big month for stage to screen adaptations, because the highly-anticipated film, CATS, will be released on December 20! The Spongebob Squarepants musical will also be performed live on Nickelodeon December 7 with the original cast! It was also announced that Follies will be adapted into a feature film by BBC Films and Heyday Films.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2019
Today, The Watermill Theatre announces the appointment of four new Associate Directors as part of its Associate Artist Programme. The four emerging directors have been selected to work with the producing theatre to develop their skills and build experience as they embark on the next phase of their careers. Under the guidance of Artistic Director Paul Hart, each will take on roles ranging from Assistant Directorships to fully directing productions, all with the aim of nurturing their talents and extending their knowledge. These new appointments are a part of The Watermill's continued commitment to supporting emerging theatre-makers and nurturing the talent of the future.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2019
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that legendary Tony Award winning composer and lyricist Jerry Herman has passed away. He died in Miami on December 26, due to pulmonary complications. He was 88 years old.
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 23, 2019
The most unique and most beloved man in the cabaret business came out of retirement in 2018 and discovered he still had it. That's why he is PANGEA'S choice to ring in the new year with their discerning clientele.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2019
With a mix of new writing and all-time classics, Darlington Hippodrome will be the place to visit for passionate, powerful and thought provoking drama, laugh-out-loud comedy, spectacular dance and amazing music in the new Spring 2020 season.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2019
THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL is currently on the road with engagements in Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Toronto and more. Let's see what the critics have to say!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2019
Famed composer, Andrew Lloyd Webber, is hard at work on his new world premiere musical adaptation of Cinderella. 
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2019
Casting is set for Studio Theatre's production of Pipeline, playwright Dominique Morisseau's searing drama about the school-to-prison pipeline and a mother desperately trying to keep her son from becoming ensnared in it. The production runs January 15-February 16, 2020 and is directed by Awoye Timpo. Starring are DC theatre favorite Justin Weaks (Studio's Curve of Departure) as high school student Omari and Andrea Harris Smith making her Studio debut as his mother, public school teacher Nya. In its recent People Issue, Washington City Paper's called Weaks a 'standout,' going on to say: 'D.C. theater audiences love Justin Weaks. ...Weaks came to D.C. for a job about four years ago, not expecting to stay. But he kept getting cast in shows, and lucky for local theatergoers, he's still here.'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2019
'Shakespeare's Plays are a Natural Fit with Dance'-NY Times Article March 2014- Alastair Macaulay COLLIDE Theatrical Dance Company presents a rock ballet rendition of Shakespeare's Romeo and Julietat the Cowles Center February 14-23, 2020.
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 10, 2019
BWW Cabaret Editor invites the journalists on the team to an informal discussion about the art form of cabaret, their passion, and what excited them in 2019.