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Photo Flash: The Cocktail Cabaret Celebrates 100 Shows At Caesars Palace Cleopatra's Barge
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2018

A group of Caesars Palace executives and the producers and cast of the hit show, "The Cocktail Cabaret" celebrated 100 shows with a packed and enthusiastic audience at Cleopatra's Barge at Caesars Palace on Friday, June 29. (more...)

Cast Announced For The European Premiere Of Jordan Seavey's HOMOS, OR EVERYONE IN AMERICA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2018

The cast is announced today for the European premiere of Jordan Seavey's Homos, or Everyone in America at the Finborough Theatre. Josh Seymour directs Tyrone Huntley (The Academic), Harry McEntire (The Writer), Dan Krikler (Dan) and Cash Holland (Laila). The production opens for a four-week limited season on Thursday, 9 August 2018, with previews from 7 August, playing until 1 September. (more...)

Tovah Feldshuh, Rita Rudner, and More Next Month at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2018

Next month, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS To Open At Ogunquit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2018

???????One of the most captivating musicals ever to be adapted for the stage, An American in Paris, makes its regional premiere at the Ogunquit Playhouse July 11 through August 4 (more...)

Queens Take Center Stage: The Greatest Rusical Moments of RuPaul's Drag Race
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2018

Season 10 of RuPaul's Drag Race, the most-watched season in franchise herstory, comes to a sickening conclusion tonight on VH1. As fans wait to find out if Aquaria, Asia, Eureka or Kameron will win the crown, we're taking a look back at just a few of the show's most Broadway-inspired moments. (more...)

Mary Callanan and Bob Gaynor Lead Cast of '68 – A NEW AMERICAN MUSICAL at NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2018

The creative and production teams for '68 - a new American musical are pleased to announce the cast for its debut performance on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at the Acorn Theater (more...)

Review Roundup: What Did the Critics Think of CARMEN JONES?
by Review Roundups - Jun 28, 2018

Classic Stage Company's new production of the musical Carmen Jones, featuring Tony Award winner Anika Noni Rose, had its official opening Wednesday, June 27. Let's see what the critics are saying... (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 28, 2018
by - Jun 28, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 28 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Bickford Summer JazzFest Present Svetlana and the Delancey Five
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2018

Formed just a few years ago, Svetlana and the Delancey Five have become one of New York's most popular young jazz bands with a repertoire that moves flawlessly from the hot jazz of the 1920s to new takes on modern standards, offering a joyous "exuberant, foot-stomping party combining swing and pop-singer/songwriter sensibilities" (WPIX 11). The group makes its Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum debut on Thursday, July 19, with a food truck picnic that begins at 5:30 followed by the concert at 7:30. The food trucks are open to the public and everyone is invited. (more...)

Bay Street Theater Hosts an Evening with Norm Lewis
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2018

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce Norm Lewis: Songs for a Summer Nighton Monday, July 9 at 8 pm.  (more...)

Broadway In New Orleans Welcomes Hancock Whitney As Series Sponsor
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2018

Today, New Orleans Theatre Association and Broadway in New Orleans announced a new three-year agreement with Hancock Whitney beginning with the 2018-2019 season. The partnership furthers Hancock Whitney's long-standing investment in New Orleanians' cultural experience by continuing to bring the best Broadway performances to the Crescent City. (more...)

Complete Cast Announced For IN THE HEIGHTS At Milwaukee Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2018

Milwaukee Repertory Theater is pleased to announce the complete cast and creative team for the Tony Award-winning musical In the Heights with music and lyrics by Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda and book by Quiara Alegria Hudes.  (more...)

Porchlight Announces Cast And Crew For GYPSY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2018

Porchlight Music Theatre's Mainstage 2018 - 2019 season launches with Gypsy, A Musical Fable, October 12 - November 25, at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street, with book by Arthur Laurents, music by Jule Styne and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.  Porchlight Music Theatre's Gypsy stars E. Faye Butler as "Rose," is directed by Michael Weber, music directed by David Fiorello and choreographed/associate directed by Chris Carter. (more...)

Hollywood Fringe Festival Presents Encore! Producers' Award Performances of HUNGRY BITCH
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2018

Writer/performer Michael Mullen is set for two Hollywood Fringe Festival Encore! Producers' Award performances of his solo show Hungry Bitch on Thursday, July 5, at 8pm and Sunday, July 8, at 5pm at Studio/Stage on Western Avenue, it was announced today by producer Andrew Carlberg. (more...)

Porchlight Announces Cast And Crew For GYPSY, A MUSICAL FABLE Starring E. Faye Butler
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2018

Porchlight Music Theatre's Mainstage 2018 - 2019 season launches with Gypsy, A Musical Fable, October 12 - November 25, at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street, with book by Arthur Laurents, music by Jule Styne and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Konversations with Keeme: A Chat with Paul Bogeav
by Konversations with Keeme - Jun 26, 2018

This episode features: Paul Bogeav- a music director-producer, arranger and composer. He supervised and conducted the music for the Academy Award winning film CHICAGO and was Executive Producer of its GRAMMY Award winning soundtrack.  (more...)

Get 47% Off Tickets To Hit West End Musical DREAMGIRLS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018

Let your soul sing with the dazzling multi-award-winning musical Dreamgirls at the Savoy Theatre in London's West End. Get 47% off tickets in our summer sale - book here! (more...)

Season Two of 'Indoor Boys,' Starring Wesley Taylor and Alex Wyse Premieres On Huffpost Queer Voices Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2018

Indie Award-winning series 'Indoor Boys' returns today! The series is created, directed, and starring Broadway's Wesley Taylor (SpongeBob SquarePants; NBC's 'SMASH') and Alex Wyse (Spring Awakening; Marvel's 'Iron Fist'). With a total of eight new chapters, Season Two premieres TODAY, MONDAY, June 25, 2018 on HuffPost Queer Voices, with two episodes released each Monday for 4 weeks. (more...)

Breaking: Lilli Cooper, Sarah Stiles, and More Complete Chicago Cast of Broadway-Bound TOOTSIE!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2018

The complete cast for the world premiere Chicago production of the new comedy musical, TOOTSIE has just been announced. Joining previously announced Tony Award nominee SANTINO FONTANA as Michael Dorsey will be LILLI COOPER as Julie Nichols, SARAH STILES as Sandy Lester, JOHN BEHLMANN as Max Von Horn, ANDY GROTELUESCHEN as Jeff Slater, JULIE HALSTON as Rita Mallory, MICHAEL McGRATH as Stan Fields, and REG ROGERS as Ron Carlisle. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of HEAD OVER HEELS Take its First Bows on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2018

The new Broadway musical Head Over Heels began previews yesterday, June 23. The show's official Twitter account posted a video of the cast's first bows. Watch it below! (more...)

They Got the Beat! Meet the Cast of HEAD OVER HEELS- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Jun 23, 2018

An inspired mash-up of posh and punk, Head Over Heels is an unpredictable, Elizabethan romp about a royal family that must prevent an oracle's prophecy of doom. In order to save their beloved kingdom, the family embarks on an extravagant journey wrought with mistaken identities, jealous lovers, sexual awakening, scandal and self-discovery, where everything (and everyone) is not quite what it seems. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Moya Angela Sing 'I Will Always Love You' at WEST END LIVE LOUNGE
by West End Video - Jun 21, 2018

Moya Angela (America's Got Talent star and current Effie in the West End Dreamgirls) sang the Dolly Parton and Whitney Houston classic 'I Will Always Love You' at West End Live Lounge last month. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look at RAGTIME at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival
by Stage Tube - Jun 21, 2018

Ragtime, based on E.L. Doctorow's 1975 novel and featuring a book by Terrence McNally, music by Stephen Flaherty, and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens will run June 13 - July 1 on the Main Stage at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of DeSales University. (more...)

VIDEO: Go Behind The Scenes of HEAD OVER HEELS on BWW's Instagram!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

Go behind the scenes of Head Over Heels Broadway with Ari Groover who took over our Instagram yesterday account to give you a behind the scenes look at the production as they continue their final week of tech ahead of their first performance Saturday! (more...)

The Gateway Announces MEMPHIS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

Broadway's smash hit musicalMemphis, winner of four Tony Awards® including Best Musical, Best Score, Best Book and Best Orchestrations, will open at The Gateway on July 6th and run through July 21st with preview performances on July 5th. (more...)

Little Theatre Of Manchester Announces 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

The Little Theatre of Manchester (LTM) announced today its 2019 season. Beginning in February, LTM will produce five popular titles: Ken Ludwig's THE GAME'S AFOOT, a murderously funny mystery; the Tony and Grammy award-winning musical sensation Dreamgirls; the searing Tony award-winning drama THE NORMAL HEART; and THE DIXIE SWIM CLUB, a hilarious and touching comedy about friendships. The final title is international sensation MAMMA MIA!, the smash hit musical based on the songs of ABBA. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Konversations with Keeme: A Chat with Tamara Tunie
by Konversations with Keeme - Jun 20, 2018

This episode features: Tamara Tunie who starred for 15 seasons as Medical Examiner Dr. Melinda Warner in the top-rated series 'Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.' Tunie, also, starred as Marie Van Der Veen, the matriarch and the "moral fiber" of a Native American tribe, on Sundance TV's THE RED ROAD. COMING SOON, Tunie stars in AMC's new series DIETLAND and the BBC/Netflix political drama "The Forgiving Earth".   She also appeared in the highly visible role of Alberta Green in season one of the hit series '24', as well as guest appearances on "Better Call Saul", "Blue Bloods", "Billions", "Alpha House", "Elementary" "Survivor's Remorse", "Zoo", "The Good Wife", 'Law and Order,' 'Sex and the City,' and 'NYPD Blue",  to name a handful. (more...)

Review Roundup: IN THE HEIGHTS at Playhouse on Park
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

Things are heating up in WeHa with the arrival of the amazing In The Heights cast, set to open at Playhouse on Park on June 15! (more...)


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Wency Cornejo Makes His Musical Theater Debut in SIDE SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

Wency Cornejo, multi-awarded songwriter and frontman of the '90s rock band AfterImage, makes his professional musical theater debut in Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group's production of the Broadway musical SIDE SHOW, which premieres on August 31 at Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium (RCBC Plaza, Makati City). (more...)

BWW Review: And I'm Tellin' You - JENNIFER HUDSON Is Amazing!
by Gil Kaan - Jul 9, 2018

Jennifer Hudson made her self-proclaimed, long-awaited debut at the Hollywood Bowl July 6 and 7, where she sang her silvery-fringed, mini-skirted butt off, totally charming her appreciative audience. Jennifer's vocal prowess was certainly in superlative, peak form as her hellllld notes and high, hiiiiiiiiiiigh notes blended well, both with the full intricate orchestrations of the Bowl Orchestra and the simple piano tinkering of her nimble-fingered pianist Dave Jackson. (more...)

BWW Review: DREAMGIRLS at Playhouse On The Square
by Chris Miritello - Jul 8, 2018

Tear down the mountains. Yell, scream and shout for Dreamgirls, Playhouse on the Square's final musical offering of its 2017-2018 season. Co-directed and choreographed by Jordan Nichols and Travis Bradley, Playhouse on the Square's Dreamgirls is a two and a half hour theatrical energy drink, jam packed with slick production numbers performed by a fresh cast that is plainly up to the task of quenching the audience's thirst for a great time. There is much to be excited about with this production of Dreamgirls, which seems uniquely at home in Memphis, a city whose history and reputation are so intertwined with music and the superstars it has produced. Although the first third of Act I can be described as somewhat frenetic, the production quickly settles in and finds its footing, anchored by electrifying, well-directed performances by Breyannah Tillman as Effie, and Napoleon M. Douglas as Jimmy Early. (more...)

MEMPHIS THE MUSICAL Comes To Cape Fear Regional Theatre Next Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2018

MEMPHIS will be living in Cape Fear Regional Theatre as the closing show of the 2018-19 season, running from May 9, 2019 to May 26, 2019.  (more...)

SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Announces Digital Rush and Ticket Lottery
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2018

Performances for Smokey Joe's Cafe: The Songs of Leiber & Stoller begin tonight, Friday, July 6 at Stage 42 and today the producers announced the Digital Lottery and Rush policy. Tickets for both the digital lottery and rush tickets will be $30 which includes the facility fee. (more...)

Roger Bart, Ali Stroker & More Complete Cast of Hollywood Bowl's ANNIE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2018

Casting is now complete for the Hollywood Bowl's upcoming production of Annie. The new cast members are Roger Bart as Daniel 'Rooster' Hannigan, Kaylin Hedges as Annie, Ali Stroker as 'Star-to-Be,' Amir Talai as Bert Healy, Marlow Barkley as Kate, Amadi Chapata as Pepper, Noe Lynds as July, Rae Martinez as Tessie, Malea Emma Tjandrawidjaja as Molly, and Olivia Zenetzis as Duffy. (more...)

Hot New International Tribute Show, TINA: SIMPLY THE BEST, Debuts In Johannesburg This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2018

From the producer of hit stage shows The Greatest Love of All Show and The Michael Jackson HIStory Show comes a brand new tribute that will have audiences dancing in their chairs! (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...)

Casting Announced For The Lyceum Premiere Of The 80's Musical FOOTLOOSE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 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...)

VIDEO: A First Look At A Sensible Theatre Co Presents PAGEANT, The Musical
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2018

The cast is set for A Sensible Theatre Co.'s production of Pageant: The Musical, co-presented with ACTLab June 15 - July 8, 2018. This fabulous production will coincide with Seattle PRIDE 2018. The announcement took place during A Sensible Debutante Ball last week at FRED Wildlife Refuge on Capitol Hill, Seattle. (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, July 2- Remembering Michael Bennett
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 2, 2018

On this day, we celebrate the life and legacy of legendary Broadway choreographer and director, Michael Bennett. (more...)

A LITTLE NEW MUSIC Makes Debut at the Wallis This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2018

???????A Little New Music brings its entertaining showcase of emerging musical theatre talents to The Sorting Room's 2018 Summer Sessions at The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts.  A Little New Music's audiences will discover brand new musical theatre songs firsthand before they land on Broadway or beyond. (more...)

Broadway Lights Will Dim Tonight for Dame Gillian Lynne; Andrew Lloyd Webber Tributes the Legend
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2018

As BroadwayWorld sadly reported yesterday, trailblazing dancer, director, and choreographer Dame Gillian Lynne passed away. She was 92 years old. The Committee of Theatre Owners has decided to dim the lights of Broadway theatres in New York in her memory tonight at exactly 6:45pm for one minute. The Society of London Theatres has announced that the lights will also dim across the West End theatres. (more...)

BWW TV: The Beat Goes On! The Go-Go's Take the Stage at HEAD OVER HEELS!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 13, 2018

Tonight the audience over at the new musical Head Over Heels got an extra special treat at curtain call, when the source of the show's score, legendary rock group The Go-Go's, took the stage for a performance of some of their classic hits! Check out the video below! (more...)

Broadway to Bombay Comes to Alpha Omega Black Box
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2018

Eec! Productions, Inc., presents Broadway to Bombay at Alpha Omega Theatrical Dance Studio: 70 E 4th St, New York, NY 10003. Tickets, with a price of $15.00 available at https://www.broadwaytobombay.com. Tickets with a price of $20.00 at door. (more...)

Photo Flash: Westport Country Playhouse Stages Comedy A FLEA IN THE EAR
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

Westport Country Playhouse will stage the lavish, large-cast comedy, "A Flea in Her Ear," newly adapted by David Ives from the original by Georges Feydeau, and directed by Mark Lamos, Westport Country Playhouse artistic director.  Fresh from a sold-out run by Delaware's Resident Ensemble Players (REP), a professional theater located at the University of Delaware, the co-production with the REP will run in Westport July 10 - 28.   (more...)

DREAMGIRLS Opens At The Carnegie August 11
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

The Carnegie is kicking off its 2018-19 Theatre season with flashy costumes, Motown music, and plenty of drama. The Tony Award-winning musical Dreamgirls will open Saturday, August 11 and run weekends through August 26, 2018. (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...)

Photo Flash: HAIRSPRAY Dances Into Dallas Theatre Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018

The AT&T Performing Arts Center and Dallas Theater Center present the Tony Award-winning musical HAIRSPRAY! (more...)

A LITTLE NEW MUSIC Debuts at The Sorting Room
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018

???????A Little New Music will bring its entertaining showcase of emerging musical theatre talents to The Sorting Room's 2018 Summer Sessions at The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday, July 19 at 7:00 p.m.  A Little New Music's audiences will discover brand new musical theatre songs firsthand before they land on Broadway or beyond. (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...)

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